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Orientation group #9 relaxes in the shade. Roommates Erin Lokers and Susanne Morton said "Orientation was a great way to meet people and get accustomed to college life." (Photo courtesy of Student Development)

Orientation group #49 engages in a group discussion about diversity. Orientation groups played games that introduced topics such as stereotyping to new students. (Photo courtesy of Student Development)

Freshmen crowded into the Dow Gym for Playfair, a fun night which gives you the opportunitiy to meet people at an extremely fast pace. (Photo courtesy of Student Development)

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Sophomore Orientation Assistants Tara Baase, Brooke Leman and Lindsay McGrath help move new freshmen girls into Dykstra. (Photo courtesy of Student Development)

New freshmen Nicole Pach and Rebecca Rooy, with the help of an OA, begin putting up their loft. (Photo courtesy of Student Development)

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New students put their handprints on the huge banner that will be brought out for their graduation in 2006. (Photo courtesy of Student Development)

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Orientation weekend kicked off F r i d a y FYS class, a n d their resident assistants. .jarfbrninrf w h e n n e w students a n d their S a t u r d a y night w a s full of m y s t e r y a s parentsl^egan d r i v i n g u p to their respecn e w students were led b y their RAs to t i v e residence h a l l s w i t h v a n s , borrowed t h e Dow for something called P l a y f a i r . trailers, a n d even a few U Hauls. StepW h e n t h e y walked in t h e y found t h e m ping out of their vehicles, parents a n d stuselves r u n n i n g t h r o u g h a h u m a n t u n dents were greeted b y s w a r m s of m e n a n d nel of Orientation staff who were clapwomen in w h i t e shirts w i t h t h e Orientaping a n d cheering for t h e m . P l a y f a i r tion logo, "Your Debut in Orfilled t h e n i g h t w i t h f a s t a n g e a n d Blue." These s t r a n g paced games designed to help ers b e g a n u n p a c k i n g cars, s t u d e n t s m e e t lots of n e w a n d most of t h e surprised stupeople q u i c k l y . A f t e r dents' belongings were a t their P l a y f a i r , most new students, doors before t h e y h a d found along w i t h t h e Orientation t h e i r w a y to t h e i r n e w s t a u headed to t h e DeWitt " It's like homes. The s t r a n g e r s in patio for t h e a n n u a l l u a u w h i t e better k n o w n a s OriStudents danced t h e n i g h t s u m m e r camp, entation Assistants, were a w a y Hawaiian style. college styla" t h e r e to guide a n d direct new F r e s h m a n N o a h D a v i d Lein students a n d parents. T h e y said It's like s u m m e r camp, F r e s h m a n were p a r t of t h e Orientation college s t y l a " NoahDavid Lein staff, which consisted of OriS u n d a y slowed things e n t a t i o n D i r e c t o r s seniors down a bit, w i t h a worship P a u l J a c k s o n a n d Beth Otto, \ service in t h e Chapel Opening Convocation a n d time for Assistant Directors, a n d Orifreshmen to s a y bittersweet e n t a t i o n Assistants. E a c h n e w student w a s assigned to a n goodbyes to proud parents. T h e n e w students t h e n a t e dinner a t Bultman's BackOrientation g r o u p led b y two Orientation y a r d Barbeque a n d headed over to t h e Assistants -who answered questions, led iceKnickerbocker for "Orange a n d Blue for breaker activities a n d g a v e tours of c a m You," a series of skits p u t on b y t h e Oripus. Orientation w a s a b u s y a n d excite n t a t i o n Directors a n d Assistant Direcing time for new students, a s well a s t r a n s tors to show t h e freshmen w h a t life a t fer students, to meet m a n y n e w people Hope is all about. a n d s t a r t getting involved in college life. M o n d a y c a m e a n d Orientation weekF r i d a y nigkt j a m m e d w i t h t h e Orientaend w a s winding down. S t u d e n t s m e t tion E x t r a v a g a n z a which included h u l a w i t h their n e w l y assigned advisors, h a d hoop contests, e n t e r t a i n m e n t a n d m u c h their last Orientation group meeting with mora their OAs, h u n g out w i t h their RAs, a n d S a t u r d a y w a s f u l l of activities. In t h e h a d t h e o p p o r t u n i t y to go to t h e Activim o r n i n g t h e resource room w a s open in ties F a i r to check out w h a t kinds of exM a a s to help students get a c q u a i n t e d to t r a c u r r i c u l a r prospects t h e c a m p u s h a d local b a n k s a n d t h e residence h a l l l a u n to offer. Orientation closed with Groovin' d r y s y s t e m a m o n g other things. There in t h e Grove a g a t h e r i n g - t y p e worship were also s e m i n a r s p u t on b y v a r i o u s s e r v i c e held in t h e P i n e Grove. Kim academic d e p a r t m e n t s a b o u t choosing a W a l k e n h o r s t t h o u g h t of t h e weekend major, a n d m a n y meetings n e w students "The d a y s were long a n d c r a z y b u t t h e a t t e n d e d w i t h their Orientation group. friendships I m a d e were worth it."

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lesAOZs Tradition a n d ' T e a m work unite for the 105th Pull

^(A\ Each Pull t e a m did literally thouLast five minutes of Pull on either side sands of push-ups, a n d thousands of of the Black River, eighteen y o u n g men sit-ups. T h e y r a n m a r a t h o n s in the strain with their last ounce of strength b l a z i n g a f t e r n o o n s u n a n d in t h e in m u d d y pits. Eighteen y o u n g women f r o s t y morning fog. T h e y spent hours beside them scream hoarse words of enin or alongside dirt pits, perfecting couragement. In these final five minw h a t it means to be a Pull team. T h e y utes, the teams m u s t hold onto t h e rope learned the utmost in teamt h e y h a v e pulled from their work. Sanders said, "Duropponents in the past three ing Pull y o u come to a point hours while the judges m a k e where y o u a r e no longer a their final measurements. For The sophomore team, b u t a f a m i l y , i i o v e one team on one side of the everyone in t h a t f a m i l y . I class of 0 5 river, the experience is compulled m y tired b o d y to ing to a n end. For one t e a m wins t h e 1 0 5 t h p r a c t i c e e v e r y d a y for on the other side of the Black Pull b y 1 8 feet them. It's easier to go when River, a new page is being y o u h a v e 8 9 other people turned over. a n d 1 0 inches there to support you," For the past three hours, .. The coaches give t h e c a l l these two t e a m s h a v e On either side of the Black strained h e a v e d a n d lockedRiver, eighteen pullers roll in a s one. One puller, one slowly out of their f i n a l strain. Eighmoraler, one body', w h a t a Pull t e a m teen moralers offer their final words must do to be victorious. One h e a v e out of encouragement. On either side of the of synch, one call a second too l a t e Black River, one coach addresses his means one wasted opportunity. Sevent e a m w i t h t h r e e words "reel it in," teen cannot prevail against eighteen. m e a n i n g v i c t o r y , or "die off slow," E v e r y b o d y on either side of the rope m e a n i n g defeat. On one side of t h e must do his/her job perfectly all t h e Black River there was ecstasy as the t i m a Ben Sanders, two - y e a r 0 5 puller, 0 5 Pull t e a m celebrated the realizasaid, 'Winning Pull requires perfection tion of a goal worked toward for the That's w h a t three weeks of practice a r e past y e a r . On the other side of the for." Black River there was h e a r t b r e a k as For three weeks. Pull was the o n l y t h e freshmen of t h e 0 6 Pull t e a m thing on eighty peoples' minds. T h e y sat faced t h e disappointment of defeat. in class drawing ropes in their notebooks, For 06, preparations for next y e a r t h e y woke u p a t 3 AM in the middle of h a v e a l r e a d y begun. For 05, there a call set, as t h e y a t e their spaghetti in could be no sweeter ending to this exPhelps t h e y pondered the resemblance perience t h a n dancing in the river a t to a certain bundle of m u d d y threads. the end of Pull d a y .

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At an intense moment the injured freshman puller Matt Parker gets words of encourgemet from his moraler Tisa Thompson. (Photo by Rachel Achtemeier)

After 3 hours of heaving and holding sophomore puller Ross Coleman and moreler Erica Miedema congratulate ecah other. (Photo by Sidra Tees)

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Covered in mud and sweat Jared Gall works hard as the '05 anchor. (Photo by Sidra Tees) '06 Anchor moraler Betsy Huizenga gives calls to Brain Hammer. (Photo by Rachel Achtemeier) With intenseity, junior coach Tony Gawron gives commands to the '06 Pull team. (Photo by Rachel Achtemeier)

In the final strech of the 105th Pull the '05 pull team prepares for another heave. (Photo by Sidra Tees)

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T h e C l a s s of 2003. (Photo courtesy of Nora Staal)

Tracy Forbes smiles proudly as the c l a s s proc e e d s to their seats for the ceremony. (Photo by Kristi Creswell)

Mortar Board President Andrew Chapin pres e n t s the senior class c h o i c e for t h e H.O.P.E. award winner. (Photo by Kristi Creswell)

Dr. Ruf and H.O.P.E. award winner Dr. Luidens lead the processional into the stadium. (Photo by Kristi Creswell)

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Tim B r o w n o f f e r s the blessing to the graduating class. (Photo courtesy of Nora Staal)

Christina Van Regenmorter, Mark Thelen, and Nora Staal pose together after the ceremony (Photo c o u t e s y of Nora Staal)


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In the fall of 1999, a then record like on-line registration and grades. class of incoming Freshman g a t h On M a y 4, 2 0 0 8 the class of ered on t h e c a m p u s of Hope to 2 0 0 8 shared one last moment tobegin o r i e n t a t i o n . O r i e n t a t i o n gether as more t h a n 6 8 0 students turned to t h e first d a y of class, walked across the podium a n d rethe first d a y of class to t h e first ceived their diplomas. month, t h e first m o n t h Encouraged to prioritize to the first semester, t h e their lives b y Rev. Eufirst semester to t h e first gene Sutton a t the Bac"He [Dr. Johnson] y e a r , a n d t h e first y e a r c a l a u r e a t e service, the w a s b y f a r one of soon became four. Along seniors were reminded t h e best, most t h e p a t h of t h e fresht h a t even though t h e y m a n class of 9 9 to t h e motivational, a n d a p p e a r different t h e y graduationg class of 0 8 are all the same t r u t h f u l speakers m a n y things changed. through Him who creI h a v e heard." Students switched m a ated aLL At the gradua-Senior Olivia jors, transferred in a n d tion c e r e m o n y comStewart o u t of Hope, s t u d i e d mencement speaker Dr. Fred Johnson of the Hisabroad, a n d some chose t o r y department left the students internships in t h e a r e a . M a n y with this message*. "For four y e a r s seniors look back a n d remember y o u sought t h a t challenge (of t h e Pull, Nykerk, Hope vs. Calvin graduating) a n d met it. You leaned basketball games, literally dripf o r w a r d into t h e h a r d blowing ping with sweat, tears, a n d a volwinds of change, traveling the disu m e level unlike a n y other. Other tance one carefully-placed a n d destudents will remember dance contermined step a t a time, reaching certs, choir a n d s y m p h o n y conthis location a n d moment t o d a y certs, p l a y i n g frisbee golf in t h e strong, skilled, a n d more prepared pine grove, or looking for a pet for the lives y o u a r e about to liva" squirrel The class h a s also seen The class of 2 0 0 8 left the changes on campus such as t h e stadium with smiles a n d tears as new science building, t h e ground t h e y turned the page in their book breaking for the DeVos Fieldhouse of life. as well as some smaller changes

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glimpse of sadness t h a t I experienced on To m a n y people, N y k e r k is j u s t another S a t u r d a y night," s a i d senior A m y weird tradition. To those who h a v e in" Huizen, 0 5 c h a i r elect. vested time a n d e n e r g y to keep t h e t r a T h e winners of t h e N y k e r k Cup perdition alive, N y k e r k is so m u c h more formed a well developed program. E v e n t h a n t h a t . Sure t h e competition is a y e a r song girls performed it's O n l y a three hour long event, t h e practices t a k e Paper Moon" a n d t h e e v e n y e a r p l a y u p w h a t little leisure time college stushook things u p a bit w i t h a d i f f e r e n t l y dents h a v e left, t h e cheers c a n be h o k e y organized d r a m a called a n d t h e traditions d a t e d Yet, "Clua" T h e p l a y w a s based each y e a r t h e competition on t h e boa r d g a m e of t h e draws people to p a r t i c i p a t a same n a m e and written b y How does a tradition t h a t is junior p l a y coaches M a r jorie a n t i q u a t e d continue to s t a y " I'm still in shock Behm a n d Rebecca B a r r y . alive? The answer is peopla E v e n y e a r oration coaches, People w h o b e l i e v e t h a t because u s u a l l y juniors Meridith De'Avila N y k e r k develops friendships, t h e sophomores do a n d Leslie Skaistis, coached e n h a n c e s school spirit win! f r e s h m a n A n n e Bast in her through e x t r a c u r r i c u l a r indeveloped oration "Beneath volvement, fosters class t h e Surfaca" The freshmen u n i t y , a n d inspires f r i e n d l y -Senior S a m a n t h a worked h a r d in preparation competition. These people a r e Hyde for N y k e r k b u t w e r e still t h e reason t h e longstanding surprised w h e n t h e y overtradition remains. t u r n e d t h e sophomores on This y e a r ' s N y k e r k Comc o m p e t i t i o n n i g h t . "When t h e y a n petition boasted a fresh, c r e a t i v e show nounced t h a t 0 6 h a d won, we couldn t from both classes involved. Odd y e a r believe it! I'm still in shock because u s u p l a y presented "Peter V a n d e r P a n in a l l y t h e sophomores do win," beamed D u t c h y D u t c h y L a n d a d a p t e d for S a m a n t h a Hyde, coach of even y e a r N y k e r k b y senior p l a y coaches song. Jordana Blondin and Anne Organizers of t h e N y k e r k CompetiOppenhuizen. The sophomore song w a s tion were pleased w i t h this y e a r ' s p a r "Grease", a m e d l e y a r r a n g e d b y senior ticipation a n d results. "The little things coaches E r r y n J e n k s a n d C o u r t n e y t h a t c a m e up, t h e stressful m o m e n t s Beechick. Sophomore o r a t o r J e s s i c a were completely erased due to t h e a b u n H e n n e m a n rounded out t h e odd y e a r d a n c e of good things t h a t occurred. W e group a s she delivered "Kick off Your formed a new p a t h for t h e N y k e r k t r a Shoes." The sophomores e n j o y e d their dition to begin on.. f u r t h e r i n g t h e prinN y k e r k preparation despite their disapcipal t h a t N y k e r k is a f r i e n d l y compepointing loss. "Nykerk h a s been one of tition, a n d while one y e a r does h a v e to t h e greatest experiences of m y time a t win, e v e r y o n e w a l k s a w a y w i t h t h e Hope. The friendships t h a t I h a v e m a d e gratification t h a t everyone won because a r e amazing, a n d I know t h a t t h e y will t h e y h a d p u t so m u c h into it," said senot f a d a All of m y great memories of nior H i l l a r y Noordeloos, general chair of N y k e r k will d e f i n i t e l y o u t l a s t t h e t h e competition.

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'05 Play girls entertain the audience with a spirted dance. (PR Photo)

'06 Song Coaches Annie Gonzalez and Sam Hyde smile with joy after winning the Nykerk Cup. (PR Photo)

Smiling, '05 Orator Jessica Henneman presents her speech "Authenticity Defined." (PR Photo)

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'06 Play reacts with shock at the "death" of Wadsworth. (PR Photo)

After many hours of work, '06 Orator Anne Bast recites her speech "Beneath the Surface." (PR Photo)

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Jessa Timmer, Jessi Yokas, Lindsay Brown and Laurie Scharp enjoy great company and good food at the Homecoming Hoedown. (Photo by Rachel Achtemeier)

Alex Eaton and Peter Gilliot swing dance at the Homecoming Ball. (Photo by Elizabeth Shaw)

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Ross Coleman dressed for fun at Teusink's farm for the hoedown. (Photo by Rachel Achtemeier)

Dance Marathon promotes their fundraising event with prospective student Megan Elizabeth Bocks catching a ride, (Photo by Liz Famer)

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Stephanie Springer smiles as she finds her way through the giant hay maze. (Photo by Rachel Achtemeier)

President and Mrs. Bultman show spirt as they ride in the Homecoming parade. (Photo by Liz Famer)


Homecoming celebrates tradition and fun

Homecoming weekend started with Junior Quarterback Phil Butler great f u n on a w a r m evening a t threw a n 8 8 - y a r d pass received the hoedown. The weekend festivib y Joel Solomon to break t h e ties ended on a r a i n y S a t u r d a y school record. The men played beevening with the homecoming b a l l fore a crowd of 4 , 3 6 1 to reach a The Homecoming weekrecord of 1-1 in t h e conend was a time for a l u m n i ference. to come back a n d rememThe cheerleaders h a d ber college times, while a few additions as " Homeoming is a current students m a k e a l u m n i went down on t i m e to m a k e n e w memories to l a s t a life the field to show them memories a n d tima how t h e y h a d done it. relive old times" T h e hoedown h a d Seniors Nate Moore m a n y f u n activities a t a n d Brenna Bosma were Teusink's f a r m . Students crowned the Homecom-Elizabeth S h a w h a d a c h a n c e to r u n ing King a n d Queen during halftime. T h e y through a giant h a y were choosen out of the m a z e , m a k e delicious 8 finalists voted on b y smores, dance to t h e m u the student body. sic, ride on t h e h a y ride a n d p l a y The festivities ended Saturwith t h e f u n b a r n y a r d animals. d a y with t h e Homecoming Ball Apple cider a n d carmel apples were held in the Haworth Conference a high point as well Center. M a n y students went out S a t u r d a y w a s packed with for a nice dinner to show off their lots of f u n . The d a y started as the elegant formal attire. T h e y parade m a d e its w a y down College danced the night a w a y with a A v e n u e turned the comer a t 1 Oth, live swing band a n d a DJ. Homethen took its final t u r n a t Columcoming was a fun-filled weekend bia. The p a r a d e w a s filled w i t h t h a t b r o u g h t e v e r y b o d y toschool spirit from all kinds of stugether f r o m n e w s t u d e n t s to dent organizations. pride-filled alumni. The football t e a m won a close v i c t o r y of 4 2 - 4 1 over Kalamazoo.

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Sarah Luneack as Julie Jordon looks over her husband Billy Bigelow played by David Ovies after he was killed in fight. (Photo by Ryan Graves)

Katherine Grambau and Andrew Myers sit together as a couple at the annual clam bake. (Photo by Ryan Graves)

Billy Bigelow, David Ovies, works the carousel and entertains the town people. (Photo by Ryan Graves)

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Carrie Pipridge, Ann Mathias, sings about the joy of marrying Mr. Snow. (Photo by Ryan Graves) Dan Kwiatkowski, as Enoch Snow with family Andrew Meyers, Grace Pollert and Michelle Walker. (Photo by Ryan Graves)

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The wailers came into town and stayed long enough for a dance with a few town girls. (Photo by Ryan Graves)


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Co-ed waterpolo was a popular sport, which provided students with a chance to compete in the water without having to swim. (Photo by Nora Staal)

Taking a rest from racquetball. (Photo by Rachel Achtemeier) There was fierce competition in co-ed volleyball. (Photo by Rachel Achtemeier)

Getting set to smack it. Co-ed volleyball teams showed the spirit of competition. (Photo by Rachel Achtemeier)

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w a s h a n d a loafau T h e n i g h t w a s Halloween w a s a t i m e of s c a r a g r e a t t i m e for a l l f u l l of snacks, ing, c o s t u m e wearing, a n d a n prizes, a n d lots of dancing. excuse to e a t lots of c a n d y for J u s t a f e w blocks down f r o m s t u d e n t s on c a m p u s . T h e e v e n t s t h e p a r t y , s c r e a m s could be h e a r d of Halloween included t h e Hallowcoming f r o m Voorhees. een p a r t y p u t on b y SAC Voorhees H a l l held their a n d Greek Life i n t h e a n n u a l h a u n t e d house, DePree P a r k i n g Lot, t h e p u t on e n t i r e l y b y resi"My f a v o r i t e p a r t Voorhees Haunted dents of Voorhees. E v e r y House, a n d y o u n g trickis t h e f u n t h a t we one who left t h e house or t r e a t e r s v i s i t i n g resih a v e together." seemed to look o v e r their dence halls, a p a r t m e n t s s h o u l d e r w o n d e r i n g if a n d cottages w h o v o l u n someone w a s following teered to pass o u t c a n d y . -Junior H i l l a r y them. T h e r e w e r e lots of kids Shepard Junior Hillary w h o visited c a m p u s , a n d Shepard, t h e coordinator it w a s a g r e a t experience -P of t h e h a u n t e d h o u s e said for both t h e s t u d e n t s a n d t r i c k " M y f a v o r i t e p a r t is t h e f u n t h a t or-treaters a l i k a w e h a v e together. It's a bonding SAC's Halloween p a r t y in t h e experience... w e get t o g e t h e r to DePree p a r k i n g lot w a s a costume show people t h a t w e a r e c r a z y a t p a r t y for students to c o m e b r a v e times." T h e m o n e y raised b y t h e t h e cold, a n d compete for best cosh a u n t e d h o u s e goes t o w a r d s t u m a T h e c o s t u m e contest w a s maintaining and improving won b y a g r o u p of s t u d e n t s w h o Voorhees a s well a s f u n d i n g for dressed u p a s a shower, complete the haunted housa w i t h shampoo, conditioner, b o d y

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The Winners of the costume contest show off their prize and their costue: a shower. (Photo by Kelly Hargrove)

Once you step in the Voorhees Haunted House, you can never go out! (Photo by Ryan Graves)

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Nate Olson displays his lobster outfit at the SAC Halloween party (Photo by Kelly Hargrove)

A Voorhees Haunted Hall participant gets ready to scare the guests. (Photo by Ryan Graves)

Some new Sigma Sigma "women" show off their moves at the Halloween Party! (Photo By Kelly Hargrove)

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Michelle Button and Tara Darter c l e a n i n g up a l a w n in D u l a c , Louisiana. (Photo courtesy of Michelle Button)

P a i n t i n g a h o u s e in Dulac. (Photo courtesy of Michelle Button)

R e l a x i n g in f r o n t of the "mushroom rock" in Alabama. (Photo c o u r t e s y of J e n n i c a Skoug)

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acts included in order of their perA Reflection of Cultures, formance! Traditional South Asian the talent show put on b y the inWedding Dance, Christmas Songs t e r n a t i o n a l students a n d their from Germany, 'The Captive" 8- I friends, came back a f t e r a y e a r Love You" Russian Poin hibernation to bring e t r y b y Alexander a little taste of culture Pushkin, "Momotaro" a to t h e H o l l a n d a r e a . Images brought Japanese Fairytale, Images w a s sponsored "Todo A M e d i a Luz" students together, b y the International South American tango, Education department using their t a l "French Potpourri" a a n d the Fried Internaents, building comedy song, "Barlima" t i o n a l Center. All t h e friendships a n d A Love Song from Nepal proceeds from the event helping families a n d A Reggae D a n c e went to Heifer, a nona r o u n d t h e world from J a m a i c a . In t h e profit organization t h a t middle of the show there helps f a m i l i e s in 4 8 w a s a fashion show countries a r o u n d t h e where the students lit u p world. Images brought t h e c a t w a l k dressed in the g a r b students together, using their talof their n a t i v e countries. Followents, building friendships and helping the fashion show t h e acts in ing families a r o u n d t h e world. t h e second half of the show were. Images was a w a y for Interna"Salsa Con CoCo," "Mind y o u r Lantional students to reach out to guage" a n Intercultural Skit, "Din their own c a m p u s c o m m u n i t y Da Da" a n African Dance, "Unsung a n d the wider c o m m u n i t y of HolSongs," "Fragmented" b y Migjeni, land Michigan. Images took place "Winter" b y Langush, Poradeci A November 2 this y e a r , a n d was Violin Performance "Eskista" a n one of the m a i n events put on b y Ethiopian Dance "Fencing Lessons" the International Education dea French comical skit, a n d "Fusion" partment, This year, 16 acts were an intercultural dance t h a t performed, with performers reprebrought Images 2 0 0 3 to a n end. senting 19 different countries. The

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The Images cast takes their final bow a f t e r t h e show. (Photo by Nora Staal)

" F e n c i n g Lessons," a French comical skit, was one of many skits in I m a g e s t h i s year. (Photo by Nora Staal)

David Pridmore and Radika Rupasinghe perform together in a skit. (Photo by Nora Staal)

Divia Ganta waltzes across stage in ethnic costume. (Photo by Nora Staal) "Fusion," an intercultural d a n c e e n d e d Images. (Photo by Nora Staal)

Gerald Ajega and Christina Kyles dance during the opening n u m b e r of Images. (Photo by Nora Staal)

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President Bultman dances with a girl from the DeVos Children's Hospital during Dance a r a t h o n . (Photo by Rachel Achtemeier)

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Playing with the kids during the 24 hour Marathon. (Photo by Rachel Achtemeier)


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irch 7 a n d 8, over 5 0 0 Hope College s t u w h a t 1 will experience while dancing for 2 4 a n d staff took over Phelps Cafeteria for hours." t h e sole purpose of s t a n d i n g on their feet for 2 4 E a c h y e a r t h e a m o u n t of dollars raised consecutive hours. While students on a n y other for t h e Children's Miracle Network a t DeVos d a y a n d for a n y other reason would p r o b a b l y grows exponentially. This y e a r we continnot choose to p u t their m i n d a n d bodies through ued to set n e w records a s we iumped from t h e such a test, t h a t weekend t h e Hope c o m m u $ 5 0 , 4 2 5 , 8 7 raised in 2 0 0 2 to a n incredible n i t y lined u p to help t h e kids a t $ 6 7 , 6 3 8 . 3 0 . This soar in f u n d s DeVos Children's H o s p i t a l is a t r u e credit to t h e i m p a c t This y e a r ' s D a n c e M a r a t h o n , D a n c e M a r a t h o n is h a v i n g on in o n l y its 4 t h y e a r a s a n orgaour c o m m u n i t y . It is a n oppor"This event...has nization, invited t h e c a m p u s a n d t u n i t y for us to extend our f a m c o m m u n i t y to j u m p on a covered to be one of t h e i l y a t m o s p h e r e a n d work towagon a n d follow t h e t r a i l b a c k gether in f a i t h a n d hope to give most e m o t i o n a l l y to t h e Wild West. W i t h t h e help of b a c k to t h e c o m m u n i t y . It a l uplifting a c t i v i a few balloons, large a m o u n t s of lows for students to raise funds paint, m a n y cowboy c u t o u t s a n d a l l y e a r long b r a v i n g cold conties someone c a n three large i n f l a t a b l e g a m e s t h e ditions a n d s c a r y date-auctions be involved in." cafeteria w a s t r a n s f o r m e d into a to help a child smile in t h e midst western p l a y l a n d for kids of all of c h e m o t h e r a p y a n d o t h e r sizes. W h e n y o u passed Phelps -Kris t m e Umlauf painful treatments. And t h e kids t h a t weekend y o u r a t t e n t i o n w a s a t DeVos help u s too', t h e y h a v e i m m e d i a t e l y d r a w n to t h e 1 2 feet t a u r f h t u s t h e t r u e m e a n i n g of t a l l C o u n t r y Fresh cow t h a t stood HOPE. pointing e v e r y o n e towards t h e action. T h e ac"This e v e n t t h e students of Hope College tion w a s of fun, g a m e s a n d HOPE a s t h e a t m o p u t on, h a s to be one of t h e most emotionally sphere inside combined t h e seriousness of c a u s e uplifting activities someone c a n be involved w i t h t h e j o y of a child-like spirit. in," 2 0 0 3 Morale Co director Kristine Umlauf As t h e dancers saddled u p for a long night, s t a t e d "The sincere g r a t i t u d e in t h e eyes of bands, a local d a n c e c o m p a n y m o r a l e games, t h e children, their siblings, a n d their p a r e n t s line-dances a n d e v e n some c a m p u s t a l e n t were sent chills down m y spina Out of t h e pure packed into t h e 2 4 hours to help keep their generosity of our h e a r t s we assisted t h e m in spirits u p a n d minds e n t e r t a i n e d Moralers stood coming t h a t m u c h closer to achieving their dreams. It is all for t h e kids a n d w o r t h e v e r y b y their sides, r e a d y to give a n encouraging second of t i m e p u t into it." E v e r y dancer, word or helping h a n d to m a k e s u r e t h e y k n e w moraler, committee member, organization a n d t h a t t h e y could m a k e it. However, if y o u h a d D r e a m T e a m director left his or her own perasked a n y o n e a t D a n c e M a r a t h o n w h a t their sonal touch on t h e M a r a t h o n this y e a r . All m o t i v a t i o n was, it would h a v e been t h e stories t h e p l a n n i n g a n d f u n d r a i s i n g time a n d h e a r t told b y t h e miracle children. One dancer s t a t e d p u t into m a k i n g a difference showed on t h e "Seeing all t h e children smile a n d knowing t h a t faces of those kids. So, w i t h t h e m e m o r y of t h e y a r e h a v i n g fun, m a k e s m e feel like I a m w h a t happened t h a t a m a z i n g weekend still m a k i n g a difference. While I m a y be strugfresh in our minds, we now look towards a n gling to keep going for 2 4 hours, I remind m y other promising y e a r a n d into t h e eyes of self t h a t these children go t h r o u g h struggles t h e n e x t child m a t needs a little HOPE. a n d p a i n e v e r y d a y . Their families a r e going t h r o u g h a lot more struggles a n d p a i n t h a n

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mance, discussions led b y panels the first p l a y of t h e spring of faculty, students a n d staff took semester, the Hope College Theatre place with audience members t h a t Department brought a t r u l y wished to s t a y . In addition, t h e challenging piece of work to t h e p l a y also helped to inistage. The L a r a m i e t i a t e s e v e r a l lectures Project is based on over a n d round-table discustwo^hundred interviews sions dealing with such conducted b y t h e Tecissues a s s e x u a l i t y , tonic T h e a t r e Project ...The t i m e w a s prejudice, religion, h a t e with residents of right a n d t h e a u a n d love t h a t h a v e been Laramie, W y o m i n g foldiences were p r e v a l a n t in t h e comlowing t h e hate-crime ready. m u n i t y today. In choosm u r d e r of M a t t h e w ing the play, the theatre S h e p a r d This w a s a n d e p a r t m e n t k n e w it event t h a t made nawould be both a risk a n d tional and internaa challenge to put this tional headlines. Hope's p l a y on in the community, but it cast included eight students, freshwas f i n a l l y decided t h a t the time men through seniors. Each played w a s r i g h t a n d audiences were a v a r i e t y of characters with difready. W h a t resulted was a p l a y fering opinions a n d v a r y i n g det h a t brought a thoughtfullness grees of involvement in the event, a n d h u m a n i t y to a tragic event from news reporters, to professors, a n d asked the audience members bystanders to friends a n d f a m i l y to respond to both the work a n d of both the victim a n d the m u r each other. derers. Following e a c h perfor-

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Tim Heck and Dianna DeFillipo as friends of the accused talking to P e t e r B e c k , playing a company member. (Photo courtesy of the Theatre department) Erik Slaxvik as Aaron McKinny gets interrog a t e d by an o f f i c e r , played by Patrick Kearny. (Photo courtesy of the Theatre department)

Cast m e m bers w a t c h as the stage crew does a light test for the s c r e e n . (Photo courtesy of t h e Theatre department)

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Michaun Burton as one of the few "out" g a y s in town. (Photo courtesy of the Theatre department)

Officer Reggie, played by Rachel C a r r o z z i e r e cele b r a t e s with her daughter Marge, played by Dianna DeFillipo, because she's not infected withthe AIDS virus. (Photo courtesy of the Theatre department)

Romaine Patterson, played by Emily Casey, using huge wings to block the anti-gay Fred Phelps, who protested at Matthew's funeral. (Photo courtesy of the Theatre department)

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The VanderProv gang awaits their next c h a l l e n g e . (Photo by Michelle Button)

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J. Barrett Wernlund and Lewis Ford look pensive. (Photo by Rachel Achtemeier) Virginia Smith picks the best s p o t . ( P h o t o by Rachel Achtemeier)

Jane Bast bares her t e e t h . ( P h o t o by Rachel Achtemeier)

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sparked more interest, creating a n n i t s f i f t h y e a r a t Hope, even bigger crunch for seating. anderProv h a s become as m u c h W i t h the advertising campaigns, a p a r t of Hope College as Frisbee unique posters a n d other publicGolf, a n d just as much fun. M a n y i t y stunts, V a n d e r P r o v is a l students c r a m themselves into w a y s packed. W i c h e r s to e n j o y t h e Dedicated to h a v i n g m o n t h l y performances f u n a n d getting laughs, t h a t this talented group t h e g r o u p is a l w a y s of comedians h a v e on "They do a g r e a t h a v i n g a good time. F r i d a y nights. Students Similar to the popular job coming u p sometimes a r r i v e over TV show 'Who's Line is a n hour before it s t a r t s w i t h stuff on t h e it Anyway?," students in order to ensure t h a t IstA*,' J I h a v e the oppotunity to t h e y h a v e a good seat participate in the show for t h e show. From t h e -Sophomore as it happens. "It's remoment t h e cast memMichelle Button a l l y f u n n y a n d I enbers e n t e r t h e room, joyed going a n d laught h e y aren't disappointed. ing a lot. T h e y do a Every year, great job coming with stuff on the V a n d e r P r o v m u s t find those spot." said sophomore Michelle people t h a t c a n r e a l l y t h i n k on Button. their feet. Taking it upon themAlthough the group does hold selves to continue t h e tradition practices during the week, the acthis y e a r were* senior J a n e Bast, t u a l shows are still extremely inj u n i o r A m y Sporer, j u n i o r v e n t i v e a n d improvosationaL Rebecca Miller, sophomore Louis Adapting to the skit or "game" and Ford, s o p h o m o r e J . B a r r e t t h a v i n g audience participation as W e r n l u n d f r e s h m a n Anne Bast, p a r t o f t h e show's format is w h a t f r e s h m a n Ginger S m i t h , a n d h a s been c r u c i a l to m a k i n g a l u m n i D a n Lannin, Josh Tibbe, VanderProv the immense success a n d Andrew Lotz, t h a t it is now. W i t h these two In addition to t h e u s u a l percomponents, V a n d e r P r o v will formances, this y e a r also included hopefully continue to provide stutwo unique competitions, one with dents f u n a n d relief from college a t e a m f r o m Chicago a n d t h e stresses for another five y e a r s other with Calvin's group. These and mora shows added some v a r i e t y a n d

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tee, overseeing e v e r y step of the en's Issues Organization is programming, bringing in speakopen to all students. T h e y work ers, organizing a n d publicizing to question social political a n d events. This y e a r WIO sponsored economic barriers t h a t stand in its first Campus Wide t h e w a y of all people Clothing Swap. This but women in particue v e n t invited all stular, in hopes of creating dents to get rid of their a dialogue t h a t will We work to quesunwanted clothing and r a i s e consciousness tion social, political s w a p it for someone about the m a n y forms and economic barelse's. The goal of this of oppression h u m a n beriers t h a t stand in e v e n t w a s to foster a ings suffer. Their work the w a y of all sense of c o m m u n i t y on c a m p u s facilitates people but women among students, helping this dialogue through a in particular.. each other supply basic number of events t h e y needs while recycling. organize a n d w e e k l y The left-over clothing meetings a t Timmer was donated to a local charity. Cottage the Women's Issues OrIn the spring WIO held its a n ganization housa n u a l Outstanding Hope Women The Take Back the Night vigil Honors Brunch. E v e r y y e a r t h e y is held in the fall a n n u a l l y to regive a certificate of recognition to member survivors of sexual asthe female student, faculty, and sault on Hope's campus. Each staff member with the most votes y e a r WIO sponsors a Gender Isfor Outstanding Hope W o m a n of sues Paper Contest offering a prize the Year. Each woman who reto the student with the best paceived a nomination was invited per about a gender related issua to attend the brunch. WIO is a n integral p a r t of the Women's Week planning commit-

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WIO held weekly meetings at Timmer Cottage, their official house. (Photo courtesy of WIO)

Ribbon tying in p r e p a r a t i o n for Women's Week. (Photo courtesy of WIO)

Take Back the Night Vigil participants marched around campus with candles. (Photo courtesy of WIO)

Lighting vigil candles for Take Back the Night. (Photo courtesy of WIO)

Fall s e m e s t e r WIO President, Katie Klein, speaks at Take Back the Night. (Photo courtesy of WIO)

Pumpkin carving for Halloween was one of many events at Timmer Cottage. (Photo courtesy of WIO)

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Freshman Tasuku Nishino break dances for an a u d i e n c e of a p p l a u d i n g onlookers. (Photo by Sidra Tees) Freshmen girls hang out while dressed to the nines for Fantasia. (Photo by Kristi Creswell)

Junior Megan Jewel dances the night away at F a n t a s i a . ( P h o t o by Sidra Tees)

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Gospel Choir rocking the chapel during Gospel Fest. (Photo courtesy of Gospel Choir) Praising the Lord in complete adoration during the Gospel Choir Concert. (Photo courtesy of Gospel Choir)

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Dan Kwiatkowski plays the role of Pithetaerus as he listens to the p r o p h e t Keith J a n o f s k i . (Photo courtesy of the Theatre Department)

The Bird Chorus, consisting of J e s s i c a B o d t k e , Ashley Boer, Emily Casey, Alyssa Garcia, Clarissa Gregory, Erica Hess, Heather Janofski, Megan Jewell, Kate Pierri, Corrie Smith, and Kendra Stock, meditates on whether or not to go a l o n g w i t h Euelpidesand Pithetaerus' plan. (Photo courtesy of the Theatre Department)

Lisa Warmus sings to the a u d i e n c e in t h e role of P r o c n e . (Photo court e s y of the Theatre Department)

The chorus, led by Josh Brandenburg, belts out a chorus. (Photo courtesy of the T h e a t r e Department)

Jessica Trakimas as Iris sparks a love interest in D a n Kwiatkowski's Pithetaerus. (Photo courtesy of the Theatre Department) Reginald Haney as E p o p s rec e i v e s a message from E u e Ip id e s , played by Jared DeBacker, and Pithetaerus. (Photo courtesy of the T h e a t r e Department)

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Man and gods go Cuckoo

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The Birds, a n a n c i e n t Greek c o m e d y b y Second Messenger. Aristophanes, w a s performed b y t h e T h e gods comprised of J e s s i c a Hope College T h e a t r e D e p a r t m e n t April T r a k i m a s a s Iris, Eric V a n T a s s e l l a s 2 3 t h r o u g h April 2 6 . It w a s directed Prometheus, Josh R u m p s a a s Hercules, b y J o h n T a m m t T h e Technical DirecM a t t Schwabauer a s t h e B a r b a r i a n God tor w a s P a u l Anderson, a n d t h e Stage a n d N o a h D a v i d Lein a s Neptune, M a n a g e r w a s A m a n d a Weener. Rounding out t h e cast w a s t h e Bird In T h e Birds, P i t h e t a e m s Chorus, p l a y e d b y Jessica a n d E u e l p i d e s decided t o Bodtke, A s h l e y Boer, E m i l y l e a v e t h e i r n a t i v e c i t y of Casey, A l y s s a Garcia, Clarissa Gregory, Erica Hess, Athens a n d find a better life T h e problems beH e a t h e r Janofski, Megan for themselves. T h e y r e a c h Jewell, K a t e Pierri, Corrie t h e r e a l m of t h e birds a n d gin w h e n t h e h u Smith, a n d Kendra Stock. p e r s u a d e Epops, t h e Bird m a n s f r o m below The p l a y , which w a s King, to m a k e his kingdom a n d t h e gods from based on a n a r r a n g e m e n t into a walled c i t y called b y W a l t e r Kerr, called for Cloud Cuckoo-Land a n d cola b o v e decide to music b u t didn't include it. lect t r i b u t e s f r o m a l l w h o i n t e r f e r a Consequently, t h e musical wish to pass through. The direction w a s t a k e n over b y p r o b l e m s begin w h e n t h e Andrew Meyers, who wrote h u m a n s from below a n d t h e original music for t h e play, gods f r o m a b o v e decide to t u r n i n g it into t h e second musical of t h e interfera y e a r along w i t h Carousel The musiT h e v a r i o u s peculiar c h a r a c t e r s cians included Andrew M e y e r s on k e y were p l a y e d b y 3 0 different students. board acoustic guitar, Mike Dominiak Leading t h e cast were D a n Kwiatkowski on k e y b o a r d Josh Brandenburg on lead a s P i t h e t a e m s a n d J a r e d De Backer a s guitar, NoahDavid Lein on percussion. Euelpides. Josh R u m p s a on bass guitar, a n d Corrie T h e Birds included Glim Alimov a s Smith on violin. Trochilus, Reginald H a n e y a s Epops, The crew h a d their work cut out for Lisa W a r m u s a s Procne, J o s h them, a s Hope College's version of The B r a n d e n b u r g a s t h e C h o r u s Leader, Birds w a s to t a k e place in t h e present A d a m S h e r r e t t a s t h e Bird C a p t a i n / a n d in a j u n k y a r d . Scenic Designer J o h n Lawyer, a n d D a v e Paarlberg as the Anderson, P r o p e r t y Designers Rachel Priest Bird'Herald. Jamieson a n d Richard S m i t h Costume/ The H u m a n s were Mike Dominiak M a k e u p H a i r Designers Michelle Bombe a s t h e Poet, K e i t h J a n o f s k i a s t h e a n d Abigail Youngerman, a n d Lighting/ Prophet, Z e p h y r Miller a s t h e P e a l EsSound Designer P e r r y Landes created a t a t e Agent, Rachel H u t t a s t h e T a x c r a z y , y e t u n i q u e a n d believable world. Inspector, J o n a t h a n W h i t e a s t h e First Messenger, a n d S t e p h a n Combis a s t h e

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13 l^ejr<d Students gather to celebrate as the college Flings into Spring

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As t h e stresses a n d worries of e x a m s loomed a h e a d for students, the quiet morning Pine Grove was t h e y took one last chance to get being transformed into a lively some of those feelings out. Spinc a r n i v a l for students. Members a r t Frisbees were t h e souvenir for of the Social Activities Committhis y e a r a n d appealed tee were out e a r l y to set to m a n y Frisbee Golfu p for t h e i r a n n u a l ers on campus. Numerevent t h a t h a s been a Spin-art Frisbees ous other opportunities recurring hit with t h e a n d Bonzai Bikes were provided for stustudents. Students witdents to release some were some of t h e nessed t h e e v e n t t a k e apprehension and shape on their w a y to newest a n d most stress. Among these opm o r n i n g classes a n d popular a t t r a c portunities were some chapeL tions to this y e a r ' s old events like a boxThe F r i d a y afterSpring Fling. ing ring a n d obstacle noon off allowed s t u course. New a t t r a c dents to e n j o y their first tions for this y e a r were t a s t e of s u m m e r w i t h Sumo wrestling a bungee basketthe games, live band a n d outdoor ball competition a n d the favorite barbecue. M a n y students of t h e day, Bonzai Bikes. Not o n l y brought out their blankets a n d was there a perpetually long ling couches to complete t h e familiar for t h e Bikes, but a Hope College picture of a beach p a r t y in t h e Student set a new record as well! Pine Grova Sounds of the celebration echThe Phelps catering crew was oed throughout the campus all d a y out once a g a i n to provide t h e long. The celebration didn't stop lunch a n d dinner meals, barbecue when the events were over, hows t y l e . As s t u d e n t s a t e t h e i r ever. Some students went to the lunches, t h e y listened to t h i s beach, camping, or various other year's live band, Oregon Dream activities, extending their break for Child. W i t h a n upbeat 80's feel a s long as possible before heading this band was a n excellent backto the l i b r a r y or other quiet places drop to the activities t h a t were to begin s t u d y i n g for t h e week set u p around this u s u a l l y peaceahead. ful setting.

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% The Pine Grove was filled o n c e more with students enjoying s o m e free time before finals began. The beautiful weather made the event another huge success. (Photo by Nora Staal)

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Two students release some pre-exam stress in the ring. (Photo by Nora Staal)

I'm gonna get you! Rob Sweas lunges at the c a m e r a . (Photo by Rachel Achtemeier)

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John Lajiness grits his teeth and sends his opponent flying to the mat. (Photo by Nora Staal)

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Saddam Hussein after A m e r i c a n troops

capture Baghdad. (Photo courtesy of CNN.com)

Jane Dickie reads to students during a peace rally in the pine grove. (Photo by Ryan Graves)

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President Bultman's house displays the national, as well as college, colors proudly. (Photo by Ryan Graves)

Americans Died m Vietnam ^03,000 Wounded Numerical statistics beg the question of the v a l u e of w a r . (Photo by Ryan Graves)

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/^Adi^a- ÂŁlWov-<A W h e n Spring Break rolls around, Hope students a r e sorely in need of a break. T h e destination m a y be h o m e a mission t r i p or a road trip with friends. For f r i e n d s M e g a n P r a a m s m a , B e t h a n y M a r t y n o w i c z , A m a n d a Miller, Liz D a h m , a n d Melissa Gifford Spring Break m e a n t broadening their horizons on a road t r i p to Texas. Along t h e

w a y , t h e y escaped t h e w i n t e r y Michigan weather, visited a n Air Force Base learned to c o p y a southern accent, a n d honed their b a r g a i n i n g skills in a n a u t h e n t i c M e x i c a n m a r k e t . M a n y hours were spent together driving, relaxing in crowded hotel rooms, a n d discovering new places provided t h e perfect backdrop for friendship building a n d m e m o r y m a k i n g . Woo Hoo Texas!

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/Wyfemex fwreil Special Education

V^Ai

1 3 ^

Novi

Music

fetpl&U.

Albany, NY

h&toke-,

Nursing

"ftvock-

feÂŁiA5ftva-

Grand Haven

Management

f <L^OVK

West Branch

fislwv

Math/Chemistry

Holland

Social Work

Kalamazoo

Elmn. Ed./Spanish

Senior Coaches gave commands on Pull Day. (Photo by Nora Staal)

Senior Anchor Coach Nate Moore helps sophomore Jared Gall rewrap the rope. Nate was involved in Pull all four years of his college career. (Photo by Nora Staal)

6 0 Seniors

Zeeland

Special Education

Fremont


iv

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Comm./Eng. Comp

Lone Tree, IA

A ^ y

£ovd

Psychology

Kyfe.

Wildwood, MO

fyravk-

Management

Ceurol

St. Joseph

U

Fv^e^v^ic^-

English/Sec. Ed

Laingsburg

^

Language Arts Comp

Charlotte

I (z*-V~oLdiCs

Psychology

Lowell

13m

£ey\?ey-6>

Social Studies Comp

Ludington

Bio./Bus. Admin

Jenison

English

Montague

Economics/Poli. Sci

Laporte, IN

Tffl/i '/fMm ; 1 ii{fj ///7///;////

i yo^cfrcta- &$$ovoi French Normal, IL

C&Ub?

C?\e&€>o>\

Math/Physics

Hudsonville

H]3OA.

Studio Art

(JAicUV^VI

u

^llctov

Western Springs

Social Work

Holland

Political Science

Bronx, NY

'I L^tido-

Language Arts Comp

Grand Rapids

C.

Composite

(^vaw^ia-

Rockford

^ftov-f

English/Comm

Pamona, CA

y .

Theatre

&r0*je£>

Greencastle, IN

'BWlc.

Social Work

Hillsdale

Seniors 6 1


^ava-

yov^ÂŁ>

Accounting

Biology

Grand Rapids

Accounting

Hamilton

Jenison

Special Education

Midland

Biology

International Stud./French

ye&Stea-

L&a-

Biology

H&fl

'fcyrowlw.

{j*votevylHA5>

6*\ro5>5e^

Three Oaks

Eng./Comm. Comp

Frankfort, IN

HchajU

Language Arts Comp

Midland

Greenville

Watervliet

Exercise Sci/Psych

West Olive

1

^yava-

(^vavtt

Music

Kw-Vt

HcH/evdlvtl't-

Language Arts Comp

Hamilton

Nursing

/^(W^ovet

French

Midland

Suffield, CT

Management

Grand Rapids

Social Work

Grand Junction

Heui\r^

hUllev

Holland

62 Seniors

Sociology/J apanese

Novi

Psychology/Poli. Sci

Oxford

Psychology

Holland

Awie.

Education

Kalamazoo


13

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Sf&wi-fesr

A

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Hill

Psychology/Religion

K KVUWAOL-

Allen Park

Religion

La Grange

3^e&6*.co~

Business Mngmt

Traverse City

Nursing

South Holland, IL

oi

A/ ^ava-

Accounting

t^Ap-p

/ApveA

Middleville

Biology/Psycholoy

KvAvte-

Royal Oak

Business Mngmt

Holland

H l w H

Chemistry/Psychology

Haslett

IAJ S<zÂŁ>3loa-

Language Arts Comp

Galesburg

^E\Je^reki

On J a n u a r y 2 5 , 2 0 0 2 , a p p r o v a l for c o n s t r u c t i o n of t h e n e w science building w a s g i v e n b y t h e Hope College Board of Trustees. Constr u c tio n b e g a n in M a r c h a n d a form a l groundbreaking ceremony was held M a y 2, 2 0 0 2 . Construction of t h e n e w Science Center w a s t h e largest m o r t a r a n d bricks e n d e a v o r in t h e histor of t h e college T h e n e w building will be t h r e e stories h i g h a n d consist of a large, g r a s s A t r i u m on t h e roof. T h e r e will be m o r e c o m m o n a r e a s for s t u d e n t s t h a n t h e c u r r e n t Peale Science Center h a s . Classes will be held in t h e n e w

building beginning in f a l l of 2 0 0 8 w h i l e t h e old p a r t of P e a l e is rennovated T h e $ 2 6 million for t h e n e w building a n d $ 1 0 for t h e r e n n o v a t i o n c a m e f r o m t h e support of "Legacies'. A Vision of Hope w h i c h is a n on-going f u n d r a i s i n g campaign. S t u d e n t s a r e looking forw a r d to using t h e n e w building. Chemistry student Dave W e a t h e r l y said T m r e a l l y excited for n e x t y e a r , a n d I t h i n k t h e n e w facilities a r e incredible!"

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Friends Libby Sturrus and Ryan Graves say their last farewells before Graves heads to New York for an internship. (Photo by Jessica Honeyset)

Sociology/Spanish

Barrington. IL

Accounting

Marquette

Psychology

Hasleft

Studio Art

Grand Haven

f

CllskN

Economics/Poli.Sci

Holland

64 Seniors

Science Comp

Tinley Park, IL

^avvc^rd

Communications

Barrington, IL

Management

Lincoln


HtyawAevy

SOI^V^oa

Poli. Sci./Sec. Ed

S&€>OA

Galesburg

SOI^A^OA

Computer Science

Chesterfield

SV\O

Psyc./Mgnmt

3^OAe£>

^Xewifey

Grand Rapids

^XIAV^

Chem./Mngmt./French

DeWitt

Biochemistry

Midland

#

3(J&OA

Vo*tv\ck~

Comm./Creative Writing

Jordan

Accounting

Karachi, Pakistan

Hist./Sec. Ed

Clinton Township

Rel./Psyc

A W y

\^U-vey

Arlington Heights, IL

V~Aey

Soc. Studies Comp

Hastings

^v\A-ov\cla- V^zvi^Sftvo1-

Accounting

Grandville

i ^t A /VUSVK KV Biology

Ann Arbor

Chemistry/Span

Traverse City

Social Studies Comp

V^eiA

Z^CWO-

Religion

Kentwood

Fair Oaks

English

Indianapolis, IN

Chemistry/Psych

V(mA

Biology

Birmingham

V^\oo6ftvo-

Rockford

Biology

Samerset

*B>lwVrtACfA

Bio./Span

)AvUU2i^t

Columbia City, IN

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Voa*

\^oek?d

History

Chemistry/Biology

Horton

/Wfc*Nursing

Eastpointe

V^&veiA

]Av~d&-

Chicago, IL

Management

Charlotte

^d^v\.

V^yi^ejow.

Social Studies

Zeeland

Management

Farmington Hills

Free Soil

Commucations

Kalmazoo

L v w

VU/M

Fine Arts Comp

^Avov\.

Political Science

Chelsea

Language Arts Comp

Portage

4

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Lav^^

Language Arts Comp

C.l^avxd'^a-

Gv(M^

Gaylord

Accounting

Holland

Learning Disabl

LdpeA

yvAlavte. L&wa

Wheaton, IL

Science Comp

Fredonia

Fine Arts Comp

Uawa-

Mecosta

ye&vK

Music Education

Uikteyc4

Jackson

N ^A-€14 French

Mequon, Wl

66 Seniors

Computer Sci

'3'0"rc4^

L-iiA

Flushing, NY

Engineering

/ l A A c A e i / \ £ >

UMM-CV-

Bangor

Sociology

Holland


VeyVick-

English

Management

Hudsonville

/A^rtkw Grand Rapids

L*iw5>

Social Studies Comp

Howell

/J\AocI*-Ol-

Fine Arts Comp

Vicksburg

Fine Arts

Sturgis

Management/Comm

Brethren

XWt A'Wm Chemistry

Grand Haven

Fine Arts Comp

Park Ridge, IL

K

P t

K A

/ / W W t w

Psychology

Naperville, IL

Art History

Richland

KvAvcp-

Biochemistry.., ...Houston, TX

Science Comp

Cadillac

^{(Avo^ 1 Sitting in class, I begin to d a z e off. I look out t h e window a n d long to be outsida The sun is shinging it's t h e first w a r m d a y of spring a n d I'm stuck in class. Professor X is rambling on about something, I stopped t a k ing notes a f t e r ten minutes. Now m y note^ book is covered w i t h doodles of flowers a n d stick figures - m y best a t t e m p t a t a r t . The grounds crew is c u t t i n g grass outside our

window - Professor X looks a n n o y e d a s he tries to t a l k louder t h a n t h e mower. I see m y r o o m m a t e w a l k i n g b y frisbee in hand. I w a v e a n d get called on, oops. Hesitating, I give m y opinion on t h e point I t h i n k w e r e covering a n d s a v e myself b y asking a n intelligent question. M a y b e 1 should p a y more attention... I wonder if there's time to go to t h e beach before dinner.

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AXj&MllyW-

Musical Theatre

'S>o^ro4^

Ann Arbor

Management/Psych

Evart

LoW\.es

f^cBsio]

Mathematics

Findlay, OH

Exercise Science

Glenview

Soc./Rel

Managment

Ann Arbor

Language Arts Comp

Ann Arbor

Chemistry

English

/AzVw&ht

/AzClellovrct

Indianapolis, IN

English

Holland

HeUvi

/ A ^ A / ow^-ava-

Cedar Grove, NJ

Grand Rapids

Dance

Psychology

English

Muskegeon

Roscommon

Roscommon

S-'^yweb-

Dance Ed./French

Computer Science

Almont

Brighton

PWl •

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4- \

#

l3e£:ACommunications

A /Aoov-es Muncie, IN

68 Seniors

Management

Ypsilaniti

hjoetk-pvy /J\)0V~<Ls

Political Science

Manistee

Ui5x>- /'^oove£>

Language Arts

Jenison

X'eyo^-

Music/Comm

Ventura, CA


Nate Moore and Katie B a u m a n share a smile the during Homecoming parade. Nate was crowned Homecoming King later that day. (Photo by Liz Farmer)

Dan VanSlett and Brenna Bosma ride Cadillac style in the Homecoming parade. Brenna was crowned Queen at halftime of the football game. (Photo by Liz Farmer)

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Psychology

Queens, NY

/A?v^vt^ Language Arts Comp Traverse City

yooi^

/Aj.vva^

Biology

L a w a -

Nursing

Wyoming

English

Grosse Pointe

Biology

Grant

Econ./Mgmnt

Holland

Grand Rapids

Aj oovcJeloaS'

Nlcl^d6>

Traverse City

Music

Chemistry

Metamora, OH

Language Arts Comp

Rockford

Seniors 69


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Sociology

AJ

Rockford

English/Sec. Ed

Grandville

Ptv^i A/v^pyJfp Poli. Sci./Psyc Grand Haven

Psychology

Lansing

-\

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^byod^-f--OoMMa

Social Work

Grand Rapids

Exercise Science!....Grand Rapids

Communication

Grandville

. J O'Vt-tl'-QA OWZ Religion

Zeeland

/wi?.

English

Royal Oak

Nursing

Michigan Center

History

Lombard, 1L

Science Comp

Newaygo

13^ fA^ki One student's experience w i t h Intern a t i o n a l Education'. This y e a r when I c a m e to hope I found out t h a t I w a s going to h a v e a J a p a n e s e r o o m m a t e a g u y b y t h e n a m e of R y o M a t s u z a k u He t u r n e d out to be m y best f r i e n d Through R y o I w a s introduced to a world t h a t I m a y not h a v e h a d otherwise I m e t so m a n y of t h e i n t e r n a t i o n a l students it was a great t i m e W h e n y o u h a n g out with people

70 Seniors

from different cultures y o u see a different side of t h e world t h a t m a y be different t h a n how y o u m a y v i e w t h e world I would encourage e v e r y o n e to t a k e t h e w a l k across t h e pine grove a n d visit Fried Intern a t i o n a l Center, S t u d y abroad so y o u c a n give a different experience to a student in a n o t h e r p a r t of t h e world so t h a t t h e y might be able to h a v e t h e s a m e experience t h a t t h e international students a r e giving our American students here a t Hope College


M

Math

Scottville

y

i'&vit-eY

bd\ja*ro(o

Music/Spanish

Three Oaks

l ova- P (*ÂŁrtort

A ^ n e . V(Mitey6>OA

Exercise Science

Battle Creek

Plymouth

Nursing

Bourbonnais, IL

Kyfe- Veteye*

V

Engineering/Math

Span./Mngmt./lntl. Stud

Wayland

Business

Kalkaska

J

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Language Arts Comp

Economics

Bolivia

PArf/rp?

Vebt

Holland

Chemistry/Engl

t

Kalamazoo

i

Pleycos

Communications

\4~v^tevK

Holland

Downers Grove, IL

English

CA-Vu^ne- VofJeirs

Vofft

Kinesiology/Psych

V dlavd

Hist/Poli.Sci

Holland

Bus. Mngmt

South Haven

Holland

Vov-tev

Psyc./Span

Hoffman Estates, IL

Nursing

Germantown, Wl

Vo^eir6>

Psychology

Central Lake

Management

Traverse City

Biochemistry

Holland

Seniors 71


/Wy Poli. Sci./German

Vdpovai*-

Religion

Durango, CO

Biology

aSAx?.,

Downers Grove, IL

'R-i/i^PO

Grosse Pointe

Political Science

Portage

Mngmt./Comm

Sparta

Cl^o^ "Rtv/e^ex Physical Ed Flint

'RaHei4?<ty^

Intl. Stu./Span

Minneapolis, MN

^(As/eteiT

Psychology

Coldwater

72 Seniors

Psychology

Novi

Psychology

Byron Center

Youth Ministry

Portage

Spanish

Ludington

Elk Rapids

Naperville, IL

Special Ed

Special Education

Alma

Three Rivers

Lulc&s'ft^yW-ol^v

Social Studies

H\!ay'o

Cl^cwt

Religion/Philosophy.

Elementary Ed

Spanish

Mason

z^ov^-o^cA

Holland

Biology

Grand Rapids

A^l f5cÂŤ^D Chemistry/Psyc

Kentwood


C etev

Business Mngmt

Psychology/Soc

Rockford

Battle Creek

^clw&Jrexv-c1-

Religion

Cadillac

V W ^

'3>cilwJf$\ey

Exercise Science

Chelsea

i Marysville

Comm./Mngmt

J - ; '

•C

s

'*

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i + M '

"V

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.

Biology/Psych

Vtwlziie*

Portage

Business

Ctytw-'S'ejrtfitwk-o

Grand Rapids

Chem./Bio

Moscow, Russia

Senior Vince Scheffler works with a trainer to stretch out before the Homecoming game against Kalamazoo. (Photo by Liz Farmer)

-

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Marquette

Boyne City

1^

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Sod^

Psychology

3^Oti

Political Sci./Engl

. -

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The last m o n t h of t h e program w a s devoted to a n independent s t u d y project. The following is a n account of m y experiences in Timbuktu, located in Mali, which w a s one of our stops during our two week excursion. Back a t Hope College once again, it is sometimes h a r d for m e to believe t h a t less t h a n a y e a r ago I w a s in Mali, a n d m y d a y in T i m b u k t u seems like a dream. It w a s t r u l y a n a m a z i n g semester, a n d I learned more about t h e c u l t u r e w a y of life, a n d language through living d a y to d a y t h a n I ever would h a v e h a d I been back on campus. From T i m b u k t u a n d b a c k again, those few months in Mali a r e a p a r t of m y life t h a t I will never forget.

Sprinrf semester 2 0 0 2 , 1 spent m y time Kludying abroad in Mali, a land-locked c o u n t r y a n d a former French colony located in West Africa, The program w a s offered t h r o u g h t h e School of I n t e r n a tional Training KIT), a n d focused on t h e issues of gender a n d development in Mali. Throughout a sixteen-week period I a n d seven other students from universities across t h e U.S, studied in Bamako, Mali's capital city. Residing with host families, we spent several

for one week a n d later on a two-week excursion across t h e c o u n t r y .

I

3^eÂŁ>SicaChemistry/Psych

Holt

Englsih

Battle Creek

Sociology

Manistee

Special Ed

Sheridan

LA Nursing

Temecula, CA

Special Ed

Sawyer

Computer Science

Zeeland

Political Science

Greenville

k J Eng./Sec. Ed

7 4 Seniors

Powell, OH

Management

Whitehall

Management

Whitehall

Social Work

Three Rivers


ikL f^VtAAJ Greenville

^05>e^-

Engineering

Ajoel f^isJcfev

Muslc/Philosophy

S^od

Flushing

^dow-oA

^yodM.o-

Psychology/Soc

Caro

English

Byron Center

Biology/Span

West Bend, Wl

j Nova-

Havdcpf

'S*ia<A

Philosophy/Comm

World

New York, NY

^ a v o k

Social Work

Middleville

l o&obt

Mt. Vernon, OH

Psychology

Cadillac

L.A. Comp

Summit County, CO

Chem./Sec. Ed

Kalamazoo

"z^jkioA

'S'tcVUL.

Political Science

'S>td\<Ls

Oiwia-

Political Science

Theatre

\Ajey5tl

Kentwood

1

Span./lntl. Stu....Stewartstown, PA

Psychology/Soc

Fountain

C0-CjKMs

Bio./Athletic Training

Social Work

I^UUsj

Montague

Grand Rapids

i eiMctyt

I eÂŁ^tey

Cassopolis Language Arts Comp

Psychology

Lake Zurich, IL

Comupter Science

Pinckney

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f Azy-eMctlr-

1 ey

Communications

Mathematics

Howr

Zeeland

St. Louis, MO

t:v^io

Management

Dance/Choreo

^ eyy^tva-

Washington D.C

Van Home, IA

Grand Blanc

Spanish

Z^CWI Chemistry

Fremont

l^OVe£>OA

Maple City

Math/Sec. Ed

Portland

hlcl^da€>

1 ck><M

Music

Troy

Ft. Wayne, IN

Social Work

Vevek-

Saint Louis

I ow/)

Bus. Mngmt./Comp. Sci

Allendale

\!awplevi&ey^

\C(Wo-

^ava-

Economics/Soc

Biology/Chem

Religion/Psych

Jenison

Religion

Olympia, WA

Engl./Sec. Ed

Byron Center

MB

deiML,

'Sv'ivy

Studio Art

Beverly Hills

76 Seniors

Social Studies Comp

Zeeland

Music

Dearborn

/W?/v£1AJ Political Science

avitz vytj&A

Glendora, CA

Engineering

Lansing


...

Political Science

Traverse City

Mathematics

hi aeilvuLs

Engl.A/Vomen's Stud

Sawyer

Chem./Span

VdwicWvat V^r&toA. Communications Grand Rapids

Grand Haven

VWtfUi

. Tol^Vl

Lisle,IL

History

I W

\!av(3teM.

Rel./Poli.Sci

Germantown, Wl

iAliL. \Il55eV

South Holland, IL

'

Nursing

Grandville

olwi VeHistory.

L&cle>e*\

Holland

\foelk-ey-

Communications

Grayling

3 -• The Anchor has been a piece of Hope's campus since 1964. (Photo by Ryan Graves)

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1

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1

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Eng./Sec. Ed

Spring Lake

V^m

Chemistry

y R .

'Bct-Z-a*.

Vicksburg

Political Science

^r/Kfy Biology

Essexville

Biology

Sturgis

Vicksburg

\a^OlVC(

Political Science

Ionia

Management

3

Holland

(wvuy-

Chemistry/Math

Holland

Y~ /]A .vvAfCfKTT Cl^snzfovUL.

Pwwvyda-

V\jekteV6>

Exercise Science

Saginaw

Social Work

After t h e last d a y of e x a m s in t h e spring most people go their separate w a y s back home to work, relax, or t r a v e l for t h e s u m mer. However, some people s t a y on c a m pus for another m o n t h t a k i n g a M a y term class. This is a good experience to t a k e a class t h a t would n o r m a l l y t a k e t h e entire semester, a n d condense it into one month.

78 Seniors

Gaylord

Biology

IAJ^^ku^Y"

Muskegon

L-^zbte^

Physics

\f^eU-/vwy

West Olive

There a r e a v a r i e t y of classes offered for M a y term including some off campus n a tional a n d international classes. Classes usu- a l l y meet e v e r y d a y for three hours. However, there is still time to work or h a n g out in t h e evenings. Since t h e class o n l y lasts four weeks, t h e time goes b y r e a l l y fast a n d it is worth it.


I

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Communication

Algonac

Geology

Awbey

Dance

Evansville, IN

Elk Rapids

\/^l^cteU-(AA3e^

Management

Manton

\A}i\l0VU^5>

l/Oevon/uvu?/ Social Stud. Comp Milwauke. Wl

^vro-

CchtVUL,

Accounting

Kalamazoo

Exercise Sci

Engineering

Muskegon

A/fcA-f/eSocial Studies Comp

Wyoming

VM*'ctel^(xs3es

Economics/Mngmt

Manton

V^lwdocfc-

Management/French

K w w A a -

H\3O-

White Lake

[/^l^ctyV-ey

Communications

Oakbrook, IL

\A^iiat^5>

Business/Mngmt

Grand Haven

Biology/Music

^elae£!aoL-^.

V\e£ev7.cl*-

Athletic Training

Sli-Zobetl*-

Psychology/Spanish

Lansing

Sterling, IL

Comm/Mngmt

Ithaca

V\WUL.

Highlands Ranch, CO

Holland

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Aerial Dance lights up the Knickerbocker stage. (Photo by Nora Staal)

10 Hanging out in V e n n e m a are Shea Tuttle and Rebecca Rasdall. (Photo by Nora Staal)

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Senior Chad Carlson in midair after shooting a layup. (Photo courtesy of the Anchor)


Life as a senior

As a n entering f r e s h m a n in t h e fall of 1 9 9 9 , 2 0 0 3 seemed a n e t e r n i t y a w a y . Now four y e a r s a n d a million changes later, we a r e a b o u t to g r a d u a t a Pros a t t h e "college thing," we h a v e t a k e n out student loans, s a t t h r o u g h C u l t u r a l Herit a g e lectures, a n d w r i t t e n papers on e v e r y topic k n o w n to m a n . W e find ourselves properly well-rounded adults, like liberal a r t s g r a d u a t e s ought to be. We ' v e learned a b o u t t h e world a n d ourselves t h r o u g h science religion, a n d d a n c e classes, a s well a s t h r o u g h o u r friends a n d those 1 0 0 1 c a m p u s organiz a t i o n s w e h a v e p a r t i c i p a t e d in. W e h a v e found our individual voices, learned h o w to lead a n d tapped into our c r e a t i v i t y , a l l t h e while s t u d y i n g for t h a t s t a tistics test into t h e wee hours of t h e morn-

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The mighty Dutchmen rush onto the field at Holland Municipal Stadium. (Photo by Liz Farmer)

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This men's soccer season is one t h a t will be remembered for

were t h e o n l y t e a m to not concede a single goal to their

m a n y y e a r s to c o m a The record-breaking y e a r for t h e F l y -

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should give t h e r e t u r n i n g p l a y e r s a t a s t e of w h a t this t e a m

m a n class. The t e a m finished t h e season w i t h a final record

is capable of accomplishing in t h e f u t u r e

of 17-5-1, setting a new school record for wins in a season.

None of these successes would h a v e been possible without

The D u t c h m e n also tied t h e Hope record for most

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goals scored in a season w i t h 7 3. The National

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p o r t a n t recognition for their accomplishments. The t e a m h a d four p l a y e r s n a m e d to First T e a m MIAA". seniors M a r c u s Voss, M a t t M a r g a r o n , B r y a n t Loomis, a n d j u n i o r Ed Huebner. Receiving Second T e a m honors were senior Tim Kelly a n d junior Steve Leper. Voss w a s also voted t h e AlLAmerican First T e a m Goalkeeper b y t h e NSCAA a n e x t r e m e l y high honor. The D u t c h m e n boasted a 1 0 - 0 home record

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tablishing Hope a s a n a t i o n a l soccer powerhouse.

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The F l y i n g D u t c h m e n not o n l y m a d e t h e t o u r n a m e n t ,

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t h e second home g a m e w h e n t h e F l y i n g D u t c h m e n defeated

c o u n t r y . The first t o u r n a m e n t g a m e w a s a n exciting 4 - 0

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win a t home a g a i n s t Dominican of Illinois. This w a s t h e

f a n s were so excited t h a t t h e y rushed t h e field to join t h e

largest goal differential of a n y g a m e t h r o u g h o u t t h e entire

p l a y e r s in celebration. Some of these c r a z y f a n s even drove

t o u r n a m e n t . The t e a m followed this win u p w i t h a 2 - 0 win

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cheer on t h e t e a m in t h e snow with their shirts off. All of the

t u a l l y lost to W h e a t o n College in t h e Regional Champion-

p l a y e r s sincerely appreciated t h e awesome f a n s a n d hope

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Freshman Geoffrey Meyer looks right field for a pass. Meyer's contributions at forward helped lead the Dutch to the record goals scored in a season. (Photo courtesy of Public Relations)

Men's Soccer: Jeremy Ruberg, Marcus Voss, Chris Clark, Kyle Nevenzel, Adam Chaffee, Tyler Basler, Tim Kelly, Ed Huebner, Eric Plewka, Chris Sterling, Bryant Loomis, Kevney Dugan, Aaron Viles, Geoffrey Meyer, Devin McNeil, John Boote, Todd Chappa, David Gonthier, Karter Klingenberg, Travis Jonker, Dan Olson, Matt Margaron, Steve Lepper, Phil Lepper, Michael Parker, Landan Webster. Coaches: Steven Smith, Lee Schopp, Geoff Rodocker. (PR Photo)

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Junior setter McKenna Troyan sets up senior middle blocker Laura Hahnfeld for the kill. Teamwork makes this game a big win for the Dutch. (Photo Courtesy of Alexis Mick)

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Sophomore Ryan Shedd takes his fun and drives the ball through. Long drives and careful green work help the Dutchmen succeed this season. (PR Photo)

though this was a morale booster for the ere a r e teams t h a t work well together team, it wasn't enough to h a n g on to their ^ d there a r e teams t h a t create a lasting favored spot in the leagua The men's team bond t h a t forges all members into one body. came in second this y e a r a t the fall MIAA This y e a r the men's golf team experienced t o u r n a m e n t . T h e y were j u s t 4 a bond t h a t made a lasting impresstrokes over Olivet's score. The close sion on all of the teammembers. Serace m a d e for a n a i l biter f i n a l nior c a p t a i n J e f f r e y Melville comround. Sophomore J u s t i n Spyker mented "In m y three years, this t e a m was named the Season Medallist for was without doubt the most selfless Division III men's team. The Dutch a n d committed team 1 h a v e been a look forward to two more y e a r s with part of. There was both genuine respect the medallist on their team, Spyker a n d friendship between all members was named to the All-MIAA first involved." team a n d his teammates freshman Successful teams begin with the Alden Hoksberger a n d sophomore close-knit relationships t h a t characR y a n Sheddwere were named to the terized the t e a m this y e a r . Their sucsecond team. cess was dependent upon this c a m a -Senior Jeffrey Although the fall season did raderie a n d on the effort t h a t t e a m Melville not boast a fourth win for the Dutch p u t towards achieving their goals. the team is stronger because of their While the team fell short of capturing u n i t y , "Knowing t h a t the other four their fourth MIAA championship t h e y or five players are counting on y o u to make a r e expectant of success in the Spring. "We the best score possible keeps y o u t r y i n g on look forward to a spring t h a t shows promisd a y s y o u don't h a v e it. Being unified only ing strides for each golfer to c a r r y into next adds to the desire to t a k e each shot a n d sucy e a r . Also, we look forward to supporting ceed because it is harder to let down a friend J u s t i n S p y k e r ( 0 5 ) on his a t t e m p t to t h a n someone y o u dislike" stated Melville q u a l i f y as a n individual" s a y s Melvilla Finally, the team wouldn't be where t h e y The season was characterized b y first a n d a r e without the help of their coach a n d second place finishes b y the D u t c h m e n The friend, "Since coach Ebels took the job hope r i v a l between the Dutch a n d Olivet came h a s been on a n upward climb in both the to a climax as the finals approached. At MIAA a n d the national division III standthe tournament immediately preceding the ings, His care for our well being and concenMIAA tournament the Dutch ousted Olivet tration on the m e n t a l game a r e invaluable from the first place spot b y 8 points. Altraits we much appreciate

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Front Row: Brittanny Philo, Amanda Glas, Marianne Brown, Jill Pinter, Sarah Zuidema Second Row: Katie Schonfeld, Julie Pollock, Sarah Scholten, Emily Colenbrander, Noree Logsdon, Coach Tom Smith (Photo Courtesy of PR)


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t h e t o p t e n in e v e r y M I A A e v e n t . T e a m m a t e s S a r a h Scholten a junior, a n d B r i t t a n y Philo, a f r e s h m a n , gained All-MIAA second t e a m recognition finishing s e v e n t h (87.2) a n d n i n t h (88.6) respectively in t h e standings. I n nonconference e v e n t s t h e D u t c h m a d e a strong showing in a pair of t o u r n a m e n t s in W e s t e r n Illinois hosted b y Knox a n d M o n m o u t h Collega From a field of 1 8 t e a m s t h e D u t c h tied for 3 r d a t K n o x

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The Flying Dutchmen bow for a word of prayer before beginning their race. Traditionally, the women pause before they begin to acknowledge the Creator who gave them their speed. (PR Photo)

a n d more confident runners. P a c k r u n rough t h e scorching h e a t a n d bitter n i n g helped to create strong friendships cold snow, t h e t h i r t y - e i g h t ladies in ora n d strong runners, even a s t h e race a n g e persevered Captains Kristen Post lengthened from a 5 k to a 6k. a n d K a t h r y n V e l d m a n enthusiSenior Captain, Katie Veldman, a s t i c a l l y led t h e t e a m through" ...when race h a d this to s a y about t h e seao u t b o t h practices a n d meets. time came, son, I t w a s a growing y e a r for C o a c h N o r t h u i s , Coach B r i a n our t e a m . A m i x of r e t u r n i n g VanZanten and Dr. they were consistent runners, upperV a n d e r V e l d e guided t h e t e a m ready to go. classmen who r e a l l y improved w i t h their strong r u n n i n g knowlfrom y e a r s past, a s well a s some edge a n d their a b i l i t y to m a k e F m really talented freshmen. There were e v e r y o n e smile. proud of them some challenging injuries to overThe season s t a r t e d off w i t h a come for some women, b u t when b a n g a s t h e women battled it out for that." on t h e trails close to h o m e a t t h e -Senior Kristen Post race time c a m e t h e y were r e a d y to go, I'm r e a l l y proud of t h e m Bill V a n d e r b i l t I n v i t a t i o n a l . for that," W i t h f i v e of t h e first six finishOn a n d off t h e course t h e men's a n d ers, including senior Leticia G r a n d i a women's t e a m s r e a l l y became a f a m (19'.36), f r e s h m a n C h r i s A l c e n i u s ily, A highlight e v e n t for t h e women (19'.40), senior Katie V e l d m a n (19'41), w a s t h e a m a z i n g dinner t h e men's t e a m senior Kristen Post (19'.43) a n d junior m a d e for them, including entertainment! Rachel Rierner (20'.05), Hope conquered The women were pleased to finish t h e race. t h e MIAA season in second place imT h e season improved e v e r y d a y proving from last y e a r , V e l d m a n put w i t h t h e entire t e a m consistently edgit best when she said "Cross C o u n t r y h a s i n g closer to t h e t o p positions. T h e m a d e college v e r y f u n for m a I'm rewomen chose to work together, spurring a l l y going to miss this team," one a n o t h e r to become stronger, faster

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Freshman Katie Tinkhan gives her all at the VanderBilt Invitational. Running on a home course gave the Dutch women an advantage against their opponents. (PR Photo)

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Front Row: Tyson Warner, John Gallagher, Donovan Hornbeck, Ryan Weaver, Justin Blazek, Kurt Koehler, John Cain, James Grosse, Lee Kiessel Second Row: Asst. Coach Brian VanZanten, Peter Schaafsma, Mike Benko, Sean Derby, Greg Borst, Kyle Barnes, Craig Bigger, Peter Derby, Kyle Morrison, Eric Jongekryg, Asst. Coach Vandervelde Third Row: Coach Mark Northuis, Dmitri Brown, Shawn Gerbers, Jeff Webber, Kyle Williams, Al Slenderbroek, Michael VanHofwegen, Joseph Phillips, John Hoffman, Matt Casillas, Manager Jennifer Price (PR Photo)


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Juniors John Gallagher and John Cain fight to stay ahead of their Dutchmen teammates. Dutchmen took a strong lead against Albion and Olivet in on this home course race. (PR Photo)

The men's Cross C o u n t r y season started The beginning of the season the team sls m a n y h a d before it, heading off to was undefined a n d h a d no real identity. c a m p . T h e r e w a s one u n c e r t a i n t y As the season progressed so did the character of the team. though the top runners for Hope The end of the season was soon h a d graduated a n d m a n y won" The end of the a reality a n d Hope h a d one objecdered who was going to fill their season was soon tive! Run the race set before them. shoes. There were some strong rea reality and The MIAA championship was a turning runners a n d the freshman tough race with each runner pushclass seemed to be stacked with Hope had one ing themselves as h a r d as possible talent. After a rough week of twcr objective: 'Run to do his best for the team. The a - d a y practices, a n d fun-filled result was a third place finish bebonding activities t h e t e a m rethe race set behind Albion, a n d e v e n t u a l Returned to campus with less uncerfore them.'" g i o n a l c h a m p s C a l v i n . Hope t a i n t y . If a n y h a d left w i t h placed seven runners on the Alldoubts, t h e y were quickly being -Senior Shawn Gerbens MIAA second team. Freshmen Juserased t i n Blazek, Greg Borst, T y s o n As the t e a m prepared for the Warner, R y a n Weaver, a n d Kyle Willseason a h e a d some of the new faces were iams were among the seven. Other hongoing to h a v e to step u p to m a k e Hope a orees were Juniors Peter Derby a n d Kyle stronger team. Through h a r d practices Morrison, The team was h a p p y with its a n d m a n y set goals, the men's XC team performance, a n d the results g a v e the began to grow in strength a n d with each Dutchmen a firm foundation for the next other. year. A group known a s t h e "Varsity" At the end of the season o n l y the m a d e themselves known to the entire memories remain. As time passes the reteam. The members of the "Varsity" m a y sults of these races will not be remembered not h a v e been the most talented runners but the team u n i t y and f u n times defion the team, but t h e y still made the team nitely wili stronger.

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Coach Patnott coaches Junior Ross Geurink in practices. Perfecting strokes is key to swimming success. (PR Photo)

finish a t t h e MIAA championship. Hope's 1 8 8 d a y s . This is t h e l e n g t h y commitp e r f o r m a n c e w a s k e y e d b y t h e record m e n t m a d e b y e a c h m e m b e r of t h e br e a king swim of senior t r r c a p t a i n D a n men's swim t e a m . T h e season s p a n s Bouwens a n d fellow tri-captain 1 8 8 d a y s , f r o m mid-September B r i a n Slagh, a l o n g w i t h Chris to m i d - M a r c h a n d is filled w i t h H a m s t r a l a n Kobes, a n d D a v i d t w o - a - d a y practices a n d 5'.30 Omee, w a k e u p calls. From Orientation "Stand toNine members of t h e t e a m weekend to g r a d u a t i o n S u n d a y gether, Fight c o n t i n u e d on f r o m t h e l e a g u e each m e m b e r w a s focused on t h e together, Unite meet to represent Hope a t t h e t e a m motto, "As Ona" NCAA Division III C h a m p i o n The y e a r began with a together AS ships hosted b y E m o r y Univerwide v a r i e t y of preseason t e a m ONE." s i t y . Hope finished t h e c h a m p i r i t u a l s t h a t helped to build t e a m onships 1 3 t h in t h e n a t i o n w i t h u n i t y prior to t h e first d a y of 8 swimmers a c h i e v i n g a t o t a l of p r a c t i c e T h e c a m a r a d e r i e estab- -Swim T e a m Motto 2 0 AlTAmerican performances. lished would be especially imporW h i l e some o n l y m e a s u r e t a n t to overcome t h e loss of t h r e e success b y t h e win-loss column a n d n a All-Americans f r o m last y e a r ' s s q u a d t i o n a l rankings, e a c h m e m b e r of t h e a n d t h e m a n y o t h e r obstacles t h a t men's swim t e a m would declare their would arise in a n d out of t h e pool endeavors t h r o u g h o u t t h e season a defiHowever, no obstacle would d e n y nite success. The life-changing experit h e F l y i n g D u t c h m e n of a c h i e v i n g ences e n j o y e d b y each t e a m m e m b e r g r e a t success this y e a r . T e a m members w e r e b o u n d a r o u n d a single t h e m e . m a n a g e d t h e strenuous schedule of class "Stand together. Fight together, Unite a n d t r a i n i n g w i t h o u t t h e benefit of t h e together, AS ONE!" m a n y breaks e n j o y e d b y t h e a v e r a g e student. For t h e m a j o r i t y of t h e team, t h e season concluded w i t h a second place

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Swimmers take in a well deserved breakfast after a morning workout. The new IHOP was a favorite stop. (Photo courtesy of Haley Martin)

ie women's swim t e a m opened medley r e l a y a n d 8 0 0 freestyle their MIAA season s t r o n g l y w i t h r e l a y . J u n i o r Michelle S m i t h won a v i c t o r y over Saint Mary's. t h e league c h a m p i o n s h i p for t h e From t h e n on t h e y contint h i r d y e a r in-a-row in t h e 500-yard and l , 6 5 ^ y a r d ued in their tradition of exf r e e s t y l e Senior t e a m m a t e cellence w i t h o n l y two losses Women's E r i n V a n d e n B e r g finished t h e entire season. T h e F l y r u n n e r u p in both eventscL ing D u t c h ended t h e y e a r b y swimming J u n i o r A u d r e y Arnold succ a p t u r i n g their t e n t h Michia n d diving cessfully defended her conferg a n Intercollegiate Athletic c a p t u r e their ence crowns in t h e 1 0 0 - y a r d Association women's swimand 2 0 0 - y a r d backstroke ming a n d diving champion1 0 t h MIAA Sophomore K a n Foust w a s ship in t h e l a s t 1 2 y e a r s , t r o p h y in 1 2 r u n n e r u p to her t e a m m a t e a n d t h e 2 0 t h in school hisin both events. Arnold also years. t o r y . In t h e competition, qualified for t h e NCAA Divicoach J o h n P a t n o t t ' s F l y i n g sion IIII championships w i t h D u t c h topped a field of six a second place finish in t h e t e a m s finishing with 5 8 8 2 0 0 - y a r d individual medley points. R i v a l C a l v i n ended (2'.09.37). Senior Kelly P a r k e r rer u n n e r u p w i t h 5 2 1 . 5 points folpeated a s league champion in t h e lowed b y K a l a m a z o o 2 9 8 , A l m a 1 0 0 - y a r d a n d 2 0 0 - y a r d breast4 2 4 . 5 , Albion 2 2 0 a n d S a i n t s t r o k e T h e F l y i n g D u t c h h a d sevM a r y ' s 2 0 6 , respectively. e r a l conditional q u a l i f y i n g perforT h r e e Hope s w i m m e r s were m a n c e s for t h e NCAA Division III double w i n n e r s a n d t h e F l y i n g championships which will be held D u t c h c a p t u r e d t h r e e of t h e f i v e in A t l a n t a , GA. relay events ~ 2 0 0 and 4 0 0

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a l l d u e respect m a i n t a i n e d for d i s p l a y e d c onsiste nc y a n d conquered challenges t h a t developed Other t e a m s previous Hope Women's Basketball , teams, the 0 2 ' ' 0 8 season was were disrespectful a n d inappropriate but u n d i s p u t e d l y t h e greatest season Hope women o v e r c a m e t h e ridicule a n d finished t h e job t h e y on record. T h e t e a m began t h e 'We played... c a m e to do. Consistency a n d conseason w i t h t h r e e p e r f o r m a n c e for t h e simple quests were o n l y two of t h e u n i goals', win t h e M I A A t a k e first f a c t t h a t God f y i n g v a l u e s of this successful a t t h e MIAA league t o u r n a m e n t t e a m . T h e f i n a l v a l u e is e m p h a a n d m a k e a distinguished r u n a t g a v e us t a l sized throughout, b y all m e m the National Championships. ent... to conbers, "Never h a s a t e a m loved to These goals, t h o u g h lofty, were tribute to a smile a n d l a u g h together so freexceeded over t h e course of t h e q u e n t l y a n d so often. This deL a d y D u t c h season. T h e o n l y team." scribes o u r c a m a r a d e r i e , " e x goal r e m a i n i n g w a s one of e v e n -Senior A m a n d a plained Kerkstrsu g r e a t e r significance! t e a m u n i t y . Kerkstra Win-loss records a r e r e m e m T h e t e a m consisted of 6 seniors, bered b y p e n n a n t s h a n g i n g on 1 junior, 4 sophomores a n d 4 t h e walls of a g y m n a s i u m . Medals of freshmen. "Watching us p l a y y o u sportsmanship dangle in t r o p h y cases would see heaps of smiles, high fives, a n d to symbolize t h e a t t i t u d e s t h a t beckon a n occasional chest p u m p . W e absochampionships. T e a m members cherish l u t e l y h a d a riot playing, m o r e import h e r e a l m e a n i n g of t h e season, "We t a n t l y w e h a d a riot p l a y i n g together," p l a y e d not because we were t h e g r e a t said senior A m a n d a Kerkstra. est b u t for t h e simple f a c t t h a t God g a v e No women's b a s k e t b a l l t e a m in t h e u s t a l e n t wild enough to contribute to h i s t o r y of Hope College h a s completed something", a t e a m . A t e a m who wore a season undefeated. This t e a m p l a y e d 1 5 jerseys for 3 2 collegiate a t t e m p t s consistently a n d set a n e w s t a n d a r d for to be t h e greatest, a n d we were" f u t u r e women of Hope College The t e a m

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National Cheerleading teammates experience life as a kid again during a break from the competition. (Photo Courtesy of Ashleigh Sartor)

t h e t e a m was forced to t a k e a step a successful a n d fun-filled up. Although all girls s t u n t c a m p experience in August, ing h a d not been one of Hope t h e ccred cheerleading squad ollec^e cheerleadin< College was excited a n d determined The strengths, the girls definitely to m a k e a second r u n a t t h e met the challenge and National Championships cheerlGading m a n y altered position from held in Orlando, Florida a t t e a m is looking f l y e r to base. W i t h a great W a l t Disney World Resort a t another dance, elite s t u n t sequence in J a n u a r y . W i t h high great y e a r a n d impressive p y r a m i d s , hopes of c o m p e t i n g w i t h a h e a d of t h e m . t h e t e a m m a d e it to t h e n a their s q u a d of sixteen, t h e tional finals a n d placed sevteam started the long a n d teenth. Returning from s u n n y dious process of q u a l i f y i n g Florida the t e a m jumped ima n d t h e n creating a routine mediately back into g a m e cheerfrom scratch. Upon getting accepted ing for a great basketball t e a m a n d to compete in t h e Division 11 semicheered t h e m on into t h e NCAA finals in Orlando, t h e t e a m wont o u r n a m e n t . T h e cheeerleading dered if it would even be possibla t e a m lost three seniors this y e a r , T h e y faced m a n y setbacks between b u t with t h e m a j o r i t y of t h e t e a m getting accepted a n d t h e a c t u a l perreturning next year, the formance. Ending u p with a squad cheerleading t e a m is looking a t a n of four g u y s a n d twelve girls comother great y e a r a h e a d of them. peting in t h e s m a l l co-ed division.

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r s o f t e n difficult to v i e w i n d i v i d u a l sports in a t e a m setting. If e a c h a t h l e t e is striving to excel in his or her own event, h o w c a n we v i e w it a s a t e a m competition? T h e simple a n s w e r is evidenced in this season's t r a c k a n d field results. Good times in one two, or e v e n t h r e e e v e n t s will not q u a l i f y t h e t e a m for a n y c h a m pionships. Along t h e s a m e line individual s t a r s will not c r e a t e a w i n n i n g season. However, a good t e a m is comprised of a group of dedicated athletes s t r i v i n g to better themselves for t h e good of t h e w h o l a This cooperation is w h a t wins championships. From t h e first Spring Break meets in A t l a n t a G a to t h e f i n a l M1AA C h a m pionships this g r o u p functioned a s one u n i t . Hope finished t h i r d of n i n e t e e n t e a m s w i t h 7 7 points a t their initial tourn a m e n t . From this point f o r w a r d e a c h a t h l e t e strived to better her t i m e b y j u s t one second f r o m one conference r a c e to t h e n e x t . T h e times began to f a l l a s each w o m a n t h o u g h t of t h e good of t h e whole

t e a m . T h e success w a s evident. D u a l meet records for t h e D u t c h posted o n l y one loss to conference champions, Calvin College. T h e 4 - 1 record proved to be t h e f i n a l result of t h e t o u r n a m e n t a s welL At t h e MIAA T r a c k a n d Field Championships, Hope took h o m e a n impressive 1 4 9 points followed n e x t b y Adrian with 48, Alma with 43, and Albion with 39, a n d Olivet in last place w i t h 6 points. C a l v i n w a s t h e league champion. T h e season w a s a resounding t e a m success. Special recognition w a s a w a r d e d to f r e s h m a n M a u r e e n Warfield for setting a school record in t h e pole v a u l t (ICK) ft). F r e s h m a n Christine Alcenius also ousted t h e previous D u t c h record holder in t h e 3 , 0 0 0 meter steeplechase w i t h a t i m e of 1 r . 4 8 . 3 6 . This y o u n g t a l e n t bodes well for t h e L a d y D u t c h r u n n e r s in t h e f u t u r a Next y e a r ' s athletes expect even g r e a t e r i m p r o v m e n t in t h e regular season meets.

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chance to s h a v e a little time off t h e meet -ew t e a m s h a v e a s a d i v e r s e l y t a l e n t e d before it. D u t c h m e n r u n n e r s c a m e in a t h l e t i c m a k e - u p a s t h a t of a t r a c k a n d w i t h a 3 - 2 record w h e n t h e conference field group. D i s t a n c e r u n n e r s , sprinters, season w a s completed. T h e tough j u m p e r s a n d throwers combine to C a l v i n team, a n d e q u a l l y comform one cohesive u n i t . To f u r p e t i t i v e A l b i o n College, w e r e t h e r complicate m a t t e r s , t h e colDespite t h e strong in both t h e regular sealege a r e n a often requires its a t h rebuilding a n d son meets a n d t h e f i n a l c h a m p i letes to r u n more t h a n one e v e n t . o n s h i p r u n . D u t c h m e n placed t h e stiff comIt is w i t h these challenges t h a t third overall w i t h a score of 7 2.5. t h e F l y i n g D u t c h m e n entered petition, t h e I n d i v i d u a l season perfort h e i r 2 0 0 8 season. T h e t e a m ' s D u t c h m e n m a n c e s d r a m a t i c a l l y improved goal w a s to succeed in u n i t i n g t h e broad r a n g e of t a l e n t s a n d to conh a d a winning b y t h e end of t h e season. There were m a n y i n d i v i d u a l records sistently improve individual season. w o r t h n o t i n g . However, t h e r e times f r o m meet to meet. Despite were two o u t s t a n d i n g times t h a t t h e rebuilding a n d t h e stiff comqualified for t h e NCAA Champipetition, t h e D u t c h m e n h a d a onship meet. A senior m a d e his t i m e in w i n n i n g season. t h e f i n a l meet of his f i n a l season. Ed In M a r c h t h e competition began a t Perez m a d e his m a r k in t h e 4 0 0 meter t h e E m o r y Spring B r e a k I n v i t a t i o n a l hurdles w i t h a t i m e of 5 8 . 9 8 . Perez s Hope finished w i t h t w e n t y - e i g h t points, t e a m m a t e , sophomore Peter Derby, t e n t h o u t of t w e n t y - e i g h t t e a m s . T h e capped off his second y e a r a t Hope w i t h Spring B r e a k I n v i t a t i o n a l served a s a a q u a l i f y i n g score of 1 4 . 5 8 . 7 8 in t h e s t a r t i n g place for a l l athletes. T h e rest of 5 , 0 0 0 m e t e r r u n . T h e D u t c h m e n will t h e season w a s a building block for t h e u n d o u b t e d l y look to his leadership in f u MIAA championships. E a c h meet w a s a t u r e seasons.

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n a m e n t . T h e t o u r n a m e n t ended a s a T h e season s t a r t e d slowly for L a d y D u t c h t h r e e r w a y tie for second place in t h e cons o f t b a l l Used to e n j o y i n g unquestioned ference. As a result, Hope ended their seasuccess, t h e t e a m doubled its a b i l i t y to son in f i f t h place b u t t h e y h a d compete. Although t h e t e a m lost beaten everyone ranked above m a n y k e y seniors, t h e y still h a d t h e m in a t least one league a w e a l t h of experience on b o a r d match. Next season Four f r e s h m a n were infused into T h e conference r a c e w a s t h e group! E m i l y Adams, M e g a n will be one of closer a n d t h e D u t c h broke e v e n Drooger, K e l s e y Guisbert, a n d returned sucfor t h e season. W i t h six seniors Lobby H a m m o n m a d e their collegiate debut this season. Coach cess a n d reju- g r a d u a t i n g , t h e t e a m will need a l l t h e experienced a t h l e t e s to Wolters took t h e y o u n g t e a m a n d venation. t a k e t h e lead. One p a r t i c u l a r see n h a n c e d it so t h a t n e x t season nior will be most sorely missed will be one of returned success a n d pitcher A n d r e a A d a m s h a s led rejuvenation. Hope women's softball to m a n y L a d y Dutch were 7-7 victories over her f o u r y e a r caw i t h i n t h e conference this y e a r . reer in t h e l e a g u e Her absence will be T h e y split t h e double header w i t h C a l v i n felt most a s s u r e d l y . Other k e y seniors in two v e r y close games. Again, t h e D u t c h were", t h i r d b a s e m a n J e n B o e r s m a , split w i t h Olivet a n d St. M a r y ' s in a n centerfield Angie Bunker, first b a s e m a n other two double headers. T h e resounding Julie E a g a n a n d outfielders K a t h i victories c a m e l a t e in t h e season to Grotenhuis a n d Kristi Ridge, Wolters will K a l a m a z o o a n d Adrian where Hope swept work w i t h underclassmen infielders to both games. Because of t h e incredibly tight replace this loss, b u t t h e t e a m will s u r e l y r a c e for t h e championship, Hope w a s not be u p to a conference title n e x t spring. included in t h e M1AA Softball f i n a l t o u r -

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Women's Tennis Team: Coach Karen Page, Priya Malviya, Erin Bradley, DeannaClouse, Anneliese Fox, Stephanie Springer, Jennifer C o l e m a n , K o r t n e y D e V i t o , Kristen Daniels, Anna DeHaan, Lauren Engel, Assistant Coach Tanis (PR Photo)


Senior Captain Jennifer Coleman listens as Coach Page discusses a play. Mental toughness and determination play an important role in each point. (PR Photo)

Its been suggested t h a t t h e most difficult M e a g h a n Clark to be n a m e d t h e M1AA skill in a n y sport is t h e tennis s e r v a Timg r a n d champion. Leadership from upi n g precision, direction, v e l o c i t y a n d balp e r c l a s s m e n w a s provided b y j u n i o r a n c e m u s t be in perfect h a r m o n y S t e p h a n i e Springer a n d senior in order to execute a proficient J e n n i f e r Coleman. The D u t c h record in t h e conservice. Repeat this process over It h a s been f e r e n c e w a s 7 - 4 . T h e M1AA 1 0 0 times in a m a t c h a n d suggested t h a t championship p u t t h e women in y o u ' v e entered t h e world of a tennis p l a y e r . Add complex strokes, t h e most diffi- a t f o u r t h which w a s consistent w i t h their league standing. Overquick footed v o l l e y s a n d t h e ever cult skill in a l l t h e season record w a s 11-8. popular overhead and you're a n y sport is All-MIAA honors were given to t h i n k i n g like a n a t h l e t a two t e a m members f r o m Hope, Hope women's tennis practiced t h e tennis F r e s h m a n Anneliese Fox received t h e skills required to p l a y t h e s e r v a t h e first t e a m a w a r d a n d junior d e m a n d i n g g a m e of tennis. M e n Stephanie Springer received t h e t a l toughness developed over t h e second t e a m a w a r d season. T h e t e a m h a d o n l y t h r e e Coach Page looks forward to n e x t y e a r u p p e r c l a s s m e n on t h e s q u a d . T h e other a s a her freshmen g a i n v a l u a b l e g a m e seven w o m e n were comprised of m a i n l y experience, sophomores develop into leadfreshmen. These w o m e n m a d e a r e m a r k ers a n d h e r two juniors prepare for their able impression on t h e season, especially final hurrah. f r e s h m a n Anneliese Fox a t t h e first singles position. As a f r e s h m a n , Anneliese won t h e championship m a t c h a g a i n s t Kalamazoo's

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der to oust t h e Hornets. T h e t e a m won e r y few a t h l e t i c t e a m s a t Hope College Vei two. F r e s h m e n A n d r e w Phillips a n d c a n s a y t h e y h a v e h a d a perfect season. A n d y R u e m e n a p p won t h e two singles T h e 2 0 0 8 men's tennis t e a m finished t h e flights. Both doubles m a t c h e s r e g u l a r season w i t h a 5 - 0 record were clinched b y t h e Hope including a v i c t o r y over Dutchmen. K a l a m a z o o College for t h e first V e r y few a t h T h e r e s u l t of t h e g u t t i m e in f o r t y - o n e y e a r s . T h e 7 letic t e a m s a t w r e n c h i n g t o u r n a m e n t loss w a s 2 win over t h e Hornets this p a s t a ccrchampionship. Hope won t h e season w a s a l a n d m a r k accomHope College M1AA l e a g u e m e e t s a n d plishment! The men's overall c a n s a y t h e y K a l a m a z o o took t h e t o u r n a m e n t record w a s a n d e q u a l l y impreshave had a prize b y a m e r e 8 points. Neversive 1 5 - 4 . W i t h o u t a loss in t h e conferperfect season. theless, t h e D u t c h m e n destroyed a f o r t y - o n e y e a r tradition t h a t ence, t h e D u t c h w e n t i n t o t h e w a s m e a n t to be broken! GLCA season t o u r n a m e n t w i t h A w a r d s for t h e season go hopes. A f t e r t h e p r e l i m i n a r y to Senior D a n M a n n a s MIAA rounds were over, t h e D u t c h m e n Most V a l u a b l e P l a y e r . His receipt of this a d v a n c e d to t h e finals in all singles flights a w a r d m a r k s o n l y t h e t e n t h t i m e in a s well a s first a n d t h i r d doubles. W i t h 8 MLAA h i s t o r y t h a t a D u t c h m a n w a s m a t c h e s to aid their race, t h e prospect of given this honor. Senior M a t t B r a d l e y m a k i n g h i s t o r y w a s on t h e horizon, A received t h e Stowe S p o r t s m a n s h i p win a t t h e t o u r n a m e n t m e a n t a n all out Award. All MLAA first t e a m members conference v i c t o r y for t h e F l y i n g D u t c h were" s e n i o r M a d d B r a d l e y , j u n i o r men. K e v n e y Dugan, a n d senior D a n M a n n . U n f o r t u n a t e l y , a n all v i c t o r y w a s All MIAA second t e a m w a s a w a r d e d to not on t h e docket for t h e D u t c h m e n . Hope j u n i o r Erik Frost. needed to clinch t h r e e singles titles in or-

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S e n i o r first s i n g l e s player Dan Mann approaches the net for a volley. Dan had a singles career and d o u b l e s career that many up-and-coming athletes can hope to model. (PR Photo)

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Doubles teams s p e n d an e n t i r e season building relationships and w o r k i n g together. The most rewarding season is a winning won with well-developed friendships! (PR Photo)

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Meredith Albers Brumler

Hamilton

Michael Andrlik Brumler

Berwin, IL

Audrey Arnold Venema

Richmond, IN

Norissa Aukerman College EastSouth Windsor, CT

Marjorie Behm Welmers Cottage

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As juniors, students look back a t t h e preceding y e a r s a n d wonder where t h e time went, realize t h a t t h e y h a v e grown u p a n d also t h a t t h e y h a v e one y e a r u n t i l t h e real world hits t h e m like a brick w a l l Some realize t h a t t h e y need to get their grades up, while others realize t h a t t h e y h a v e done t h e work a n d get a n e a r l y case of senioritis. Some get involved a n d m a k e a n a m e for themselves, others sit idly b y pretending t h a t t h e y will never grow u p a n d let t h e time slide b y b u t all m u s t realize a t some point t h a t t h e real world is comming upon t h e m a n d t h e y c a n do nothing a n d let it win or t h e y c a n prepare for it a n d hit t h e ground r u n n i n g on their own two feet.

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Bergen Cottage

Emily Blake College East

Grand Haven

Daniel Bloemers Fraternal Cottage

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Amanda Boboltz Deutsches Haus

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Sarah Bolman Welmers Cottage

Holland

Lindsay Bosak Cook

Livonia

Courtney Brewster Cook

Chicago, IL

Jeremy Brieve Off Campus

Holland

Bradley Brondyke Off Campus

Holland

Dmitri Brown Columbia Apts

Zeeland

Derek Broyhill Columbia Apt... Grand Rapids

Katherine Budris College East.... Libertyville, IL

Rebecca Byker Welmers Cttg

Grandvllle

Jonathan Cain College East.. Des Plaines, IL

Victoria Carlson Hoffman Cttg

Wilmette, IL

Jessica Carollo Columbia

Rochester Hills

Candice Chavez Brumler

Glen Ellyn, IL

Asuka Chujo Welmers Cottage

Japan

Andrea Cleary Vandrezer Cttg .... Palatine, IL

Lindsay Close Kraker

Holland

Deanna Clouse Van Drezer Cttg

Jackson

Carrie Cole Off Campus

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Rebecca Creagh Brumler

Williamston

Kristi Creswell Brumler

Grand Rapids

Emily Cronkite Brumler

Holland

Kathleen Davenport College East

Gainsville, FL

Matthew Davis Kraker

Park Forest, IL

Meridith De Aviia College East

Holland

Charles DeBruler Cook

Jackson

Lisa DeCamp Hoffman Cttg

Williamston

Gavin Deming Hawkinson.... Hickory Corners

Dawn DeVries Reeberts

Elgin, IL

Seth DeVries Hawkinson

Fishers, IN

Amanda DeYoung Cook

Holland

James Doherty Westland

Cook

Wylie Douglass Cook

Libertyville, IL

Kristin Dowedite Livonia

Styker Cottage

Tiffany Drendal College East

Lapeer

Anna Eriks Cavanaugh

Holland

Julie Esch VerBeek Cottage... Ann Arbor

Elizabeth Farmer Off Campus

Muskegeon

Dave Fischer Cook

Flint

Erin Forbes Brumler

Cincinnati, OH

Joshua Fosburg Kraker

Hudsonville

David Foster Polk Cottage

Onekama

Elizabeth Foster Off Campus

Battle Creek

Megumi Fukunaga Ross Cottage

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Cassandra Gerst Kb/ten

Buffalo Grove, IL

Shannon Gervel Delphi Cottage . Naperville, IL

Laura Gibson College East

Kalamazoo

Carrie Goeb Vennema

Grand Rapids

Stephan Gombis College East.. Countryside, IL

Maxine Gray Cook

Kalamazoo

Jessica Gumbs College East.... Grand Rapids

David Gutierrez Cosmopolitan

Pella, IA

Joseph Gutowski Poll Cottage

Muskegon

Heather Hahn Cook

Valparaiso, IN

William Hamm Brownstone

Scotia, NY

Colette Harris Cook

Chicago, IL

Anna Helvie College East

Ann Arbor

Lynne Herwaldt Gilmore

Holt

Rebekah Hinkle VanDrezer Cottage Greenville

Cheuk-Ting Ho Kappa Delta Chi.. Hong Kong

Joy Hofmeyer Van Zyl Cottage .. Oelwein, I A

Micah Holden Reese Cottage

Holland

Sara Holleman College East

Portage

Maria Hoogendyk Ross Cottage

Portage

Garrett Hrlic Cook

Carsonville

Andrew Huisman Off Campus

Zeeland

Randi Ihrke Parkview

Oxford

Nancy Jackson Brumler

Cedar Rapids, I A

Megan Jager Kollen

Grandville

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Elizabeth Jetter College East... Greenville, OH

Eric Jongekryg Columbia Apt

West Olive

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Jill Kalajainen Williamston

Cook

Fatu Kamara Brownstone

Prospect Hgts, IL

Chad Kettner Off Campus

Grand Rapids

Kristin Klunder Berger Cottage

Caledonia

Aileen Koliboski Kleis

Flushing

Michelle Konfara Hoffman Cttg Farmington Hills

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Nathan Kooistra Brownstone .... Burnsville, MN

Christopher Koopmans Kraker

Holland

Mike Kopchick Columbia

Grand Flapids

Danielle Koski Reevert's Cottage .... Owosso

Matthew Koster Kraker

Holland

Sandra Kraima Cook

Hopkins

Donnie Krumrie College East

River Valley

Katie LaMonica College East

Palatine, IL

Julie Laskowski Mast Cottage North Liberty, IN

Kimberly Lauver Cook

Clifton Park, NY

Naomi Lawson Cook Hall

Charlevoix

Sara Luneack College East

Alma

Brandon Maatman Centennial

Grand Rapids

Karina Machado Van Zyl Cottage .. Hudsonville

John Mackinnon College East

Kentwood

Molly Majestic Champion

Dover, OH

James Manojlovich Cosmo

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Haley Martin Cook

Battle Creek

Cory Mc Call College East

Portage

Megan McDowell Van Zyl Cttg

Centralia, IL

Anneke Meeter Hoffman Cttg .... Brooklyn, NY

Allison Miller Zuverink Cottage

Hopkins

Rebecca Miller Off Campus

Toledo, OH

Tara Mistry Brownstone .. Schaumburg, IL

Stephen Moreau Kraker

Holland

Lindsay Morris Vorhees

Petoskey

Daniel Morrison Brownstone

Pickford

Kyle Morrison College East

Niles

Patrick Murphy Cook

Coral

Ann Myers Taylor Cottage

Forest Hills

Audrey Nauta Off Campus

Grand Rapids

Todd Neckers Cosmo

Grand Rapids

Alicia Abood and friend enjoy some down time together. (Photo by Rachel Achtemeier)

Junior guys do their best impression of farmers for the Homecoming Hoedown in the fall. (Photo by Rachel Achtemeier)

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Mark Nichols Centurian Cttg. Grand Rapids

Shelley Nieboer Cavartaugh Apt

Zeeland

Kelly Nitz Reeve rts

Saginaw

Brad Norden Off Campus

Grandville

William Norden Dublin, OH

Cosmo

Laura Nordheim DeGraff Cttg. Mount Pleasant

Julie Ourard French House

France

Robert Ondra Cook

Schenechtady, NY

Ben Onken Brownstone

St. Joseph

Sheri Oppenhuizen Welmers Cttg .. Grand Rapids

Junna Otake Japan

Avison Cottage..

Jessica Patrick Midland

Cook

Valerie Patrick Lansing

Hoffman Cottage

Laura Pearson Plainwell

Off Campus

Rachel Peckenpaugh Delphi Cottage . Naperville, IL

Derek Phelan Howell

College East

James Poledink Detroit

Cook

Phillip Pratt Flint

Off Campus

Jennifer Price Battle Creek

Cook

Pamela Proos SIB Cottage

Pinckney

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Kelly Rabe Bergen Cottage

Jenison

Bethany Ransom Kleis Cottage

Flushing

Susana Rodriguez Cook

Chesterton, IN

Matthew Rose Vennema Apt

St. Joseph

Jodi Ross Off Campus

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Travers City

Mike Ryckman Brownstone

Troy

Lidia Sanders Off Campus

Holland

Michele Schaap Lansing, IL

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Karen Schuen College East

Portage

Amie Senyk Cook

Leonard

Melissa Sexton Voorhees

Kalamazoo

Jeff Seymour Gazelle Apt

Holland

J. Layne Shoaf Welmers Cottage

Midland

I Justin Shorb Off Campus

Scoffs

Cletus Short Poll Cottage

Evanston, IL

John Siehling Columbia Apts

Zeeland

Anne Slaughter Vennema

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Michelle Smith Ver Beek Cttg... Olympia, \NA

Melissa Snyder College East.. Mishawalka, IN

Rachel Soulliere Off Campus

Hamilton

Timothy Speyer Visscher Cttg.... Byron Center

Stephanie Springer Diekema Cttg .. Bloom field Vil.

David Stefanich Cook

St. Joseph

Christopher Sterling Promethean Cttg

Jamaica

Matt Stolz Cook

Pleasant Lake

Laura Stufflebam Off Campus

Centralia, IL

Cara Tarantino Kleis Cottage

St Joseph

Sara Tatge Parkview.... Crawfordsville, IN

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Tyler Thompson Cook

Reed City

Abby Timmer College East

Grandville

Jaclyn Timmer Bergen Cottage

Grandville

Leland Toering Off Campus

Jenison

Lindsay Townsend College East

Lombard, IL

Liz Tyndell Delphi Cottage

Livonia

Dan Vagle Cook

Hillsdale

Nathan van Hofwegen Hawkinson Cttg ... Spencer, I A

Amy Vanderhyde Cook

Rockford

Katherine VandeLind Off Campus

Grand Rapids

Amy Vander Molen Off Campus

Sarnac

Kayleen Vannette Kleiss Cottage

Holland

Ellen Vigants Parkview

Portage

Carrie Vivian Zuberink Cottage

McBain

Christiana Watkin Cook

Holland

Kia Weeldreyer Durfee

Mattawan

Tesha Wehrmeyer Kraker

Holland

Grace Whitmer Off Campus

Naperville, IL

Joanna Wiens Hoffman . International Falls, MN

Abigail Wierenga College East

Holland

Julie Wilcox Zuverik Cottage

Saline

Sarah Wilkinson Brumler

Dowagiac

Holly Winstanley Cook

Eagle

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Oaklawn, IL

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Dansville

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Grand Rapids

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Zeeland

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Natalie Zylstra Delta Phi Ctg . Lake Worth, FL

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Batesville, AH

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1 3 4 Panhellenic Council

The PanheUenic Council plays an important and active role on Hope's campus. We take part in fostering harmonious and efficient inter-sorority relationships while promoting a cooperative spirit between sororities and the college community. Our role is to be a liaison to the administration and a resource to our chapters in order to unite the strengths of both. We also govern and educate the chapters in order to strive for excellence in scholarship, service, and ideals. Furthermore the Panhellenic Council encourages individuality and chapter and community growth b y creating a n atmosphere of m u t u a l respect and open communication. This Panhellenic Council has taken part in several successful events over the course of the school year. Some examples include a v a r i e t y of service projects, sweater and jewelry sales, the allGreek pig roast and barbeque, the campus-wide masquerade ball and the all-Greek hockey g a m a In addition to these events the Panhellenic Council has participated in multiple leadership conferences to enhance Greek-life on campus. For instance, some members attended the Indiana Greek Leadership Conference while others attended the Mid-American Greek Council Association. Both of these events h a v e improved our leadership skills not only in the Greek community but also in all areas of lifa ,This past y e a r has been stimulating and exciting. We look forward to continuing and improving our role on campus and among all Greek organizations. The Panhellenic Council consists of members representing each sorority including'. Alpha Gamma Phi. Becky Wieferich, Emily Liang, Kemery Twining/ Delta Phi'. Emily Little Meghan Betka (Push Chair, Katie V a n D a m (Secretary)/ Kappa Beta Phi'. Elizabeth Headworth Emilie Preseau (President), Grace Whitmer, Emily Collenbrander Kappa Delta Chi'. Emily Scott, Melissa Blush Laurie McNamara (Treasurer)/" Sigma lota Beta'. A m y Ford (Vice-President), Pam Proos, Lindsay White/ Sigma Sigma. Melissa Wagar, Tami Bovenkerk Kendra Baron, Advisor. Amber Garrison.


The Interfraternity Council. Back row: Loren Kronemeyer, Ryan Brinks, Brendan Ryan, Adam Miller, Dan Winter, Chris Nuiver, Mike Nelsen, Mike Dunlap. Front row: Stephen Yarbrough, Matt Boes, Mike Polk Missing: Paul Rabaut, Geoff Bremer, Noah Weiss (Photo Courtesy of IPC)

The I n t e r f r a t e r n i t y Council is a group comprised of two representatives f r o m each of t h e six fraternities on c a m p u s a s well a s four additional m e m b e r s to fill t h e roles of t h e executive b o a r d Its goal is to govern a n d u n i t e t h e Greek c o m m u n i t y a n d specifically t h e Fraternities. IFC is hot o n l y a k e y link between t h e different c h a p t e r s b u t also between t h e Greek m e n a n d Hope's f a c i l i t y a n d staff, IFC also works in collaboration with t h e Greek Judicial Board to uphold policies a n d rules. A large portion of IFC's responsibilities come during t h e first p a r t of t h e spring semester w h e n t h e y m u s t p u t together t h e Men's R u s h a n d New Member Education programs. One of our biggest accomplishments this y e a r w a s t h e re-writing of our constitution d u r i n g t h e f a l l The creation of a mission s t a t e m e n t helped u s establish m a n y a c h i e v a b l e goals for u p coming y e a r s . IFC e n j o y e d v e r y productive f a l l retreats, a s well a s co-sponsored t h e H a l loween P a r t y a h d ' t h e ' All-Greek Barbeque along w i t h Panhellenic Council In t h e spring IFC will help r u n Holland's A n n u a l V o l u n teer Appreciation Dinner.

Paul Rabaut and Ryan Brinks thinking their last thoughts before the v o t e . ( P h o t o by Kelly Hargrove)

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The Centurians having an open barbecue at their cottage. (Photo courtesy of the Centurians)

T h e members of A l p h a T h e t a Chi believe in brotherhood, service, a n d c h a r a c t e r . As Greeks t h e y participated in m a n y c a m p u s functions including t h e a n n u a l homecoming parade, in which t h e y shared a float w i t h their sister sorority. K a p p a Beta Phi. Along w i t h chilling out w i t h t h e brothers for barbeques or l a t e n i g h t f a s t food runs, t h e y also e n j o y s e r v i n g t h e surrounding c o m m u n i t y . R e c e n t l y t h e y helped raise a w a r e n e s s for t h e Multiple Sclorosis w a l k a n d a r e p l a n n i n g a c a n drive to help feed those less f o r t u n a t e t h a n ourselves. T h e C e n t u r i a n f r a t e r n i t y consists of a e x t r e m e l y diverse group of people, ^ h i c h is w h a t t h e y believe to be one of their biggest strengths a s a n organization. Members of t h e f r a t e r n i t y a r e involved all over c a m p u s f r o m S t u d e n t Congress to sports to N y k e r k a n d t h e P u l l Although t h e y m a y not be t h e biggest f r a t e r n i t y on campus, y o u can't r e a l l y go a n y w h e r e without seeing red black, a n d w h i t e

Matt Cooper and Biz H e a d w o r t h just chillin' before the parade. (Photo courtesy of the Centurians)

Centurian and Dorian homecoming court Katie Bauman and Nathan Moore. (Photo c o u r t e s y of the Centurians)

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Dorians crowd in a huddle of purple and yellow at Spring F l i n g in t h e P i n e g r o v e . ( P h o t o c o u r t e s y of t h e Dorians)

T h e K a p p a Beta Phi sorority, otherwise k n o w n a s t h e Dorians, pride themselves in thier c o m m i t m e n t to fellow sisters a s well a s others in t h e c o m m u n i t y . T h e y s t r i v e to be a diverse a n d strong group of w o m e n w h o a r e respected b y their c o m m u n i t y for t h e v a l u e s t h e y s t a n d for a n d d e m o n s t r a t e b y their actions^. As a s o r o r i t y this y e a r t h e y h a v e p a r ticipated in D a n c e M a r a t h o n , their a n n u a l c o m m i t m e n t to t h e AIDS walk, a n d rec e n t l y collected supplies for a local rescue mission along w i t h their brothers t h e Cents. T h e y , of course m a n a g e to m a k e t i m e for p l e n t y of d a t e nights, formals, sisterhood p i z z a n i g h t s a t Fricano's a n d t h e 1 c a n o e t r i p w i t h t h e i r brothers, ann amo; m a n y other activities. For a l m o s t a n y o r g a n i z a t i o n 6n c a m pus t h e Dorians a r e u s u a l l y a c t i v e p a r ticipants, including^ OAs, Nykerk, t h e Pull, Greek Life Gospel Choir, a t h l e t i c teams, a n d a m u l t i t u d e of others. T h e K a p p a Beta Phi s o r o r i t y is associated w i t h s i m p l i c i t y of m a n n e r , s t r e n g t h of purpose a n d b e a u t y of c h a r a c t e r , j u s t a s their m o t t o h a s set forth.

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Daniel Berhanemeskel, Matt Boes, and Serge Badiane showing some brotherhood. (Photo Court e s y of t h e Prometheans)

Takaya Ueno, Walter Nelson, Chris Sterling, and alumnus Prakash Ojha h a n g i n g out on the front steps of the cottage. (Photo courtesy of the Prometheans)

D a n i e l Berhanemeskel eating some of the famous Alpha K a p p a Pi C u r r y Chicken in the cottage basement. (Photo courtesy of the Prometheans)

Utsab Khadka, Serge Badiane, and alumnus Leecox Omollo watching Da Ali G Show. (Photo courtesy of the Prometheans)

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.pha Kappa Pi, also known as the Promethean Fraternity, was founded in 1 9 9 6 as an alternative to other fraternities on campus. It was created with the ideals of academic excellence; openmindedness, and community and encourages its members to maintain a t least a 3.0 grade point average and be involved with discussions about political and social issues. According to fraternity president Matt Boes, "We encourage our members to grow mentally and socially b y giving them an avenue to learn about issues t h a t concern all people in a global sensa" The Prometheans are the most diverse fratern i t y on cam pus, with half of the members from countries other t h a n the United States, This fact provides the members with access to cultures different from their own, shown b y participation in Images, the a n n u a l International dinner, and even just hanging around the f r a t e r n i t y cottaga Members come from such countries as Nepal Senegal K e n y a J a pan, the Netherlands, Cyprus, J a m a i c a Ethiopia and m a n y mora The f r a t e r n i t y was more active socially this y e a r t h a n &/er befora The members feel t h a t the f r a t e r n i t y has gained a position of equality among the rest of the Greeks on campus, something the fraternity has been striving for since inception. Members were involved in the soccer team, various academic honors groups, the Interfratemity Council the Model United Nations, the Japanese club, the Republican and Democratic parties. Residential Lifa the J a z z Combo, Symphonette, and m a n y other activities around campus, helping to gain a higher profile forr the f r a t e r n i t y on campus t h a n ever befora The Prometheans look forward to a y e a r of new faces, and hope to gain even more visibility next y e a r as t h e y strive toward their ideals.


_ e f r e s h m a n class of 1 9 6 0 founded A l p h a G a m m a Phi because enrollment w a s increasing a n d sororities were becoming too large to t a k e on big n e w m e m b e r classes. T h e sense of sisterhood a n d friendship h a s been one of t h e ideals t h a t A l p h a G a m m a Phi h a s fostered from t h e beginning. T h e s o r o r i t y took their n a m e f r o m t h e Greek words, Anchor, Stability, a n d F a i t h a n d chose t h e colors Green a n d Gold There's sometliing about t h e Green Ones..." W i t h their outgoing n a t u r e these women a r e seen t h r o u g h o u t t h e c a m p u s a s h a v i n g somet h i n g different a b o u t them, something special. T h e y a r e a n o r g a n i z a t i o n t h a t is 4 5 y e a r s s t r o n g a n d growing stronger e v e r y year. sir tradition is echoed in t h e i r motto, Triendship, Anchor of our strength." This c a n be seen in activities t h a t A l p h a G a m m a Phi t a k e s p a r t i n ^ k k e Walk,..ibr v\^armth a n d D a n c e M a r a t h o n . T h e y also find t i m e to tie into p a s t friendships a t e v e n t s like Homecoming, w h e r e m a n y graduates, y o u n g a n d old r e t u r n to visit t h e sorority. A l p h a Phi c o n t i n u e s t o bond t h r o u g h f o r m a l s , d a t e nights, retreats, camping, hayrides, a n d girls night out. W i t h a l l of these special qualities t h e y h a v e built u p a r o u n d friendship a n d h a v i n g f u n together, these w o m e n h a v e crea t e d strong friendships w i t h i n t h e sorority.

Alpha G a m m a Phi's Homecoming float came in thrird place this year. (Photo courtesy of Alpha Gamma Phi)

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Alpha Gamma Phi date night consisted of dinner at Hooters and a night of dancing. (Photo courtesy of Alpha Gamma Phi)

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Jenny Rinker, Mary Micelli, Heather Qualman, Jillian Pettijohn, and Jen Rohuff show their support for the Flying Dutchman! (Photo courtesy of the Sibs)

Michelle Mandel, Lauren Bransen, Jenny Rinker, and Kirsten Winfield on Spring Break. (Photo courtesy of the Sibs)

C a n ' t h e l p but smile at the Sibs fall B a r b e c u e ! (Photo courtesy of the Sibs)

Senior Sibs at the Christmas Party! Final Christmas with the sisters. (Photo courtesy of the Sibs)

1 4 0 Sigma Iota Beta Sorority

The 8 0 members of t h e Sibylline sorority h a v e found love in t h e u n i q u e close-knit bond of sisterhood Sigma I o t a Beta w a s founded in 1 9 1 9 a n d h a s remained t r u e to its ideals of "Friendship, Love a n d Loyalty." The women displayed their leadership in a wide v a r i e t y of c a m p u s a c t i v i t i e s t h i s y e a r including'. Pull, Cheerleading D a n c e -29, S/VC, Project T e a c h D a n c e M a r a t h o n , V a r s i t y sports, Gospel Choir, PomPons, a n d m u c h m o m The Sibs also reached out t h e c o m m u n i t y p a r t i c i p a t i n g in such activities as'. Alzheimer's walk. Race for t h e Cure W a l k for W a r m t h a n d other local service / rSL m , I ^ \ projects. This y e a r t h e Sibylline sorority a n d their brothers of t h e E m m e r s o n i a n f r a t e r n i t y sponsored a local f a m i l y in need d u r i n g Christmas. T h e Sibs also planed activities t h a t give t h e m a c h a n c e to strengthen their friendships w i t h each other a s well a s activities t h a t help build relat ionsl i ips witl i other Greek organizations. This y e a r some of their activities were", a n a n n u a l canoeing t r i p w i t h t h e Arcadian f r a t e r n i t y , Halloween t h e m e d a t e night, girls r e t r e a t in Pentwater, a n d t a k i n g some l u c k y m e n to their Spring formal. T h e memories a n d friendships m a d e will forever be embedded In t h e h e a r t s of each m e m ber long a f t e r their g r a d u a t i o n d a t e


Yard work time; the brothers try to help out in the area in anyway they can. (Photo courtesy of the Emersonians)

The Emersonian F r a t e r n i t y , also known a s Phi T a u Nu, is a local f r a t e r n i t y a t Hope College, It w a s founded in 1 9 1 9 a s a l i t e r a r y society a n d evolved in 1 9 2 9 to a social organization. I t h^L&served t h e c a i n p u s comm u n i t y a n d its m e m b e r s for over 7 5 years/ Tradition h a s a l w a y s been a v i t a l p a r t of a l l f r a t e r n a l organizations a n d E m e r s o n i a n is no exception. There a r e over 6 0 0 a l u m n i of Phi T a u Nu scattered t h r o u g h o u t t h e world inv o l v e d i n a l l t y p e s of professions, m a n y of w h o m r e t u r n t o t h e Emersonians e v e r y y e a r . T h e leadersnf this y e a t w e r e President'. A a r o n Johnson, Vice President* Brian Scott, Parliamentarian*. K e n Bart, Recording Secretary* P a u l Gleason, A l u m n i Secretary*. T r a v i s Ruch, Treasurer*. Eric M a c K e n z i a

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Lindsay Kennedy, Laura Nicols, Liz Tyndell, Rachel Peckenpaugh, and Kami King get together at VanAndei. (Photo courtesy of Delta Phi)

When the Delphis get together with their brothers at the Cosmo/Delphi Homecoming informal, there is bound to be lots of fun! (Photo courtesy of Delta Phi)

The Delphi cottage girls at the Biannual Canoe Trip down the Manistee River! (Photo courtesy of Delta Phi)

Get rush started right, the 80's way! All the Delphis that lived in th cottage got dressed up to give a skit during Rush 2003. Katie Boss, Shannon Gervel, Rachel Peckenpaugh, Katie VanDam, Jessica Kooistra, Bethany, Buzanis, Liz Tyndell, and Natalie Zylstra. (Photo courtesy of Delta Phi)

1 4 2 Delta Phi Sorority

The blue house on the hill is home to the Delta Phi sorority, founded in 1 9 1 0 and the second oldest sorority on campus. Along with 9 8 years of traditions has come strong friendships and unbreakable bonds of sisterhood These bonds are a part of all t h a t they do. The Delphis h a v e made themselves a permanent fixture on campus as a n active part of Dance Marathon and h a v e expanded their enthusiasm past the organization to become a part of m a n y campus groups. While an important part of the sorority is based in service, their efforts reach far beyond the campus community. This y e a r t h e y participated in outreach programs a t the Holland Civic Center, held canned food drives for the Holland Rescue Mission, collected clothing supplies for Women in Transition, and participated in the a n n u a l Walk for W a r m t h Outside of programs to benefit others, the Delphis designed events to cultivate friendships within the sorority and throughout the Greek Community. Planned events with other organizations and weekly business meetings make up the social norm for these women. The Ddphis h a v e two formals a y e a r in which t h e y get to spend some q u a l i t y time together and Co-Lib meetings with their brothers the Cosmos, where t h e y a r e able to continue traditions built long ago. Date Nights, Canoe Trips, and retreats h a v e made this y e a r exciting for Delta Phi. Along with excitement of sisterhood this y e a r was a sort of celebration for the ladies in n a v y . After not taking a new member class the y e a r before, t h e y were faced with a unique situation, and rose to the challenge of recruiting dedicated women who would c a r r y on the traditions of Delta Phi. Rush started in J a n u a r y and the Delphis were On the Road Again" and off on a Road Trip to recruit and get to know some outstanding women on campus. They were triumphant in their endeavors and were thrilled to welcome 2 5 new members into the sisterhood t h a t t h e y all hold so dear. Ending the y e a r as a success was a great accomplishment for friends but for these Delta Phi sisters it was inevitabla

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Time away from Hope the wilderness always brings brothers closer. (Photo courtesy of the Cosmos)

The oldest group on c a m p u s is t h e Cosmopolitan f r a t e r n i t y . The Cosmopolit a n f r a t e r n i t y ^ w a s founded in 1 8 9 0 as a l i t e r a r y society. The Cosmopolitan's letters a r e Phi Kappa A l p h a Their colors a r e Lincoln Green a n d Pearl W h i t a W h e t h e r t h e y a r e hanging out in t h e Cosmo house p l a y ing Frisbee golf, or u p n o r t h on a ca-

Man you can see for miles! What a great place to hang with your brothers. (Photo courtesy of the Cosmos)

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p, t h e y e n j o y spending t i m e with their brothers. T h e y pride t h e m selves on friendship, progress, a n d t r u t h . Their student leaders this past y e a r were Billy Norden - President, Nate VanHeest - Vice President, Pic Cnossen - T r e a s u r e r , a n d M a t t B u u r s m a - Secretary. The Cosmopolit a n f r a t e r n i t y looks forward to their

Greek Life Cosmo Leaders. (Photo courtesy of the Cosmos)

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Just chillin' with the brothers. (Photo courtesy of Arcadians)

Getting the g u y s in t h e boat on land can almost be more difficult t h a n in t h e water! (Photo c o u r t e s y of Arcadians)

Homecoming parade...here we come, if you can handle us! (Photo courtesy of Arcadians)

would do a n y t h i n g for this fraternity, a n d I know m y brothers would do the same. You can't find t h a t a n y w h e r e else. It's a b e a u t i f u l thing." T h e Arcadian F r a t e r n i t y started in 1 9 4 6 a f t e r W o r l d W a r II. T h e founders w a n t e d to hold t h e principles of t h e Tri Alpha, The Arcadian s letters a r e Chi, P h i Sigma which s t a n d for service, love a n d wisdom. Their tight-knit brotherhood of 2 1 members strives to uphold all of these virtues in all t h a t t h e y do. T h e y were involved in m a n y activities this past y e a r including" AAUW Book D r i v e Holland Rescue Mission food drive Parent Auction a n d Dance M a r a thon. T h e y also did m a n y f u n activities t h r o u g h o u t t h e y e a r w i t h other Greek organizations such a s IM football with the fciigmas a n d K-NU with the Sibs. According to Jeff Price, "Being a n Arkie h a s changed m y lifa The friendships I've m a d e will last a lifetima Being involved in this f r a t e r n i t y h a s shown me w h a t t h e brotherhood is all about.

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Kappa Chi fall retreat! (Photo courtesy of Kappa Delta Chi)

The K a p p a D e l t a Chi s o r o r i t y strives for pledging honor a n d giving friendship. T h e y a r e a diverse group of women w h o g i v e b a c k to t h e c o m m u n i t y b u t also like to kick b a c k a n d h a v e a good t i m a T h e y were f o u n d e d in 1 9 6 2 , a n d still s t r i v e /to follow t h e principles a n d s t a n d a r d s t h a t t h e inintial founders \ set forth. Friendship is t h e basis for t h e s o r o r i t y . T h e bonds b e t w e e n each m e m e b e r a r e ones t h a t will , n e v e r break. Memories of "flaming skibbies," Spring Breaks, "doing it for a dollar," initiations, candle lights, a n d so m a n y m o r e a r e w h a t t r u l y live on in e a c h K a p p a Chi's h e a r t .

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Dance Marathon participants and members of the Dream Team. (Photo courtesy of Sigma Sigma)

S i g m a run ners racing for a cure! (Photo c o u r t e s y of Sigma Sigma)

There is no better way to celebrate the holidays than with your sisters! (Photo courtesy of Sigma Sigma)

Can't help but dance the night away at the fomal in Chicago! (Photo courtesy of Sigma Sigma)

1 4 6 Sigma Sigma Sorority

The Sigma Sigma sorority is proud to be one of the strongest Greek organizations on campus. Origin a l l y founded as the Minerva Literary Society the sorority was started in 1905. A y e a r later, the name Sorosis Society was adopted and was later shortened to Sigma Sigma, Their formal colors are gold and red and informal colors are white and red Their motto, "Strength and Honor" is something they take v e r y seriously and t r y to live up to through each member, new and old The women of the Sigma Sigma sorority represent a well-rounded group when it comes to their educational decisions. Their interests v a r y from premed a n d prelaw related majors, to dance and other performing arts. They pride themselves on m a n y things, including contributions to m a n y extracurricular activities around campus. This y e a r the sorority earned the most money as a n organiz a t i o n for D a n c e M a r a t h o n , t o t a l i n g over $7,000.00/ this was one of the most memorable events for the sorority this y e a r . Along with the money raised t h e y also had five sisters on the Dream Team, the major planning committee for the event. Aside from Dance Marathon, t h e y also participated in Habitat for Humanity, Walk for W a r m tlx can'food drives. Race for the Cure and m a n y other community service events. Sigma Sigma can only hope for as positive a future a t Hope's campus asits past has been. They share great times and memories a t formals in Chicago and Grand Haven, date nights around the city, fund raisers, and of course the a n n u a l spring rush program. One attribute t h a t sets them apart from the other Greek organizations on campus is the immense level of diversity t h e y display as a group. During the past spring rush t h e y added 19 new women, increasing the total number of actives to 64, They hope to welcome more and more wonderful new women into the organization who can help to c a r r y on the ongoing traditions of excellence and exuberance.


They told us to dress up, they never said suits! (Photo coutesy of OKE)

T h e F r a t e r n a l s o c i e t y w a s established in 1 8 8 4 in Schenectady, New York a t Union College, Ten m e n w h o believed in t h e purs uit of friendship, love a n d t r u t h founded it a s a l i t e r a r y society. In 1 8 6 4 , F r a t e r a l u m n u s . Dr. Philip Phelps, J r . brought t h e F r a t e r n a l Society to Holland w h e r e it h a s been a n influential p a r t of t h e c a m p u s a n d c o m m u n i t y ever since. While t h e y a r e v e r y a c t i v e socially with Homecoming a n d W i n t e r formals, canoe trips a n d a n n u a l e v e n t s such a s Hogbash, t h e y a l w a y s keep in m i n d t h e i m p o r t a n c e of enriching themselves not o n l y t h r o u g h friendships, b u t also t h r o u g h a c t i v e i n v o l v e m e n t in t h e c o m m u n i t y . This y e a r t h e y p u t on a t w o - d a y T h a n k s g i v i n g f a i r for t h e CASA kids a n d often volunteered a s a group for H a b i t a t for H u m a n i t y . T h e y c o n t i n u e d t h e i r a n n u a l H o m e c o m i n g R a f f l e to benefit res e a r c h of P a r k i n s o n ' s disease in h o n o r of Frater a l u m n u s S t u P o s t .raising over a thous a n d dollars this y e a r . Also, t h e y were t h e top f u n d - r a i s e r a m o n g t h e f r a t e r n i t i e s for Dance M a r a t h o n b y raising over $ 2 , 2 0 0 . 0 0 . F r a t e r s s t r i v e to be leaders a r o u n d c a m p u s as t h e y a r e i n v o l v e d in such activities a s t h e Judicial Board a n d I n t e r f r a t e m i t y Council E x e c u t i v e Board a s well a s Hockey, Footb a l l Baseball a n d t h e PulL T h e y hold w e e k l y l i t e r a r y meetings to conduct business, s h a r e serious a n d h u m o r papers, a n d s t r e n g t h e n friendships.

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Nothing says brother and sister love better than through pizza! (Photo courtesy of OKE)

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Hanging out at a service project are Dyan Couch, Danielle Koski and Brian Murphy. (Photo courtesy of APO)

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Annie Gonzalez, Regan Walton, Jenelle Dame, Kim R o c k w e l l , Lindsay David and Dyan Couch b a k i n g for an APO event. (Photo courtesy of APO)

The New members from Spring 2003 pledge class: Holly Winstanely, Laura Boerema, Martha Hunyadi, Jennifer Shuck, and Adam Hamilton. (Photo courtesy of APO)

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Since its establishment on c a m p u s in 1 9 5 9 , t h e members of A l p h a Phi O m e g a a coed n a tional service f r a t e r n i t y based on t h e principles of Boy Scouting, h a v e been diligently volunteering their t i m e a n d their h e a r t s to m a k e Hope College t h e Holland c o m m u n i t y , a n d ult i m a t e l y our nation, a better p l a c e T h e students w h o m a k e lOp t h e -Hope College chapter come f r o m all different backgrounds, a r e in v a r i o u s stages of their college careers, a n d h a v e a wide v a r i e t y of academic interests. The members a r e united b y their passion to s e r v e their desire to develop leadership skills, a n d their wish to h a v e fellowship a n d f u n with t h e people t h e y a r e working with! Some s e r v i c e p r o j e c t s t h a t Alph? Omega members h a v e participated j u s t this p a s t semester include, working w i t h Women In Transition, H a b i t a t for H u m a n i t y a n d The H u m a n e Society, sponsoring a dancer in Dance M a r a t h o n , b a k i n g a n d delivering cookies to n u r s i n g h o m e residents, p u t t i n g on a b a k e sale for Y o u n g Life hosting a science workshop for c o m m u n i t y Girl Scout troops, a n d m a n y more! T h e y a r e c u r r e n t l y in t h e process of bringing R e l a y for Life to Holland a n d a r e responsible for hosting a n d organizing t h e Red Cross Blood Drives t h a t h a v e been a p a r t of c a m p u s for so m a n y years.


The Phi Sigs go skiing for the weekend! (Photo courtesy of Phi Sigma Kappa)

S u n d a y , November 1 0 t h 2 0 0 3 , 2 1 m e n were officially accepted into t h e first N a t i o n a l F r a t e r n i t y on Hope's Campus'. Phi Sigma Kappa, Nationally, Phi S i g m a K a p p a w a s founded on M a r c h 15, 1 8 7 3 a t t h e U n i v e r s i t y of M a s s a chusetts, a n d now consists of 1 1 5 , 0 0 0 m e n coming from 9 0 C h a p t e r s a n d Colonies nationwide including f i v e C h a p t e r s in t h e s t a t e of M i c h r gan. The E x e c u t i v e board w a s headed b y Presitian Veil, w i t h B r a d l e y B r o n d y k e Vice President, A n d r e w Mercer a s Secretary, T i m o t h y S p e y e r a s Treasurer, C h a d Booker a s Inductor, a n d Mitchell Cumings a s Sentinel In addition to t h e E x e c u t i v e Board e v e r y m e m b e r of t h e f r a t e r n i t y is a p a r t of a t t e e w i t h specific duties a n d responsibilie Phi S i g m a K a p p a F r a t e r n i t y w a s able $ 1 4 0 0 jfor D a n c e M a r a t h o n . Four brothr Heerspink, Mike Peters, D a n Hansens, ers, a n d N a t h a n Barnet, danced in t h e e v e n t while more t h a n fifteen other brothers helped out w i t h security. S e v e r a l m e m b e r s of Phi S i g m a K a p p a h a v e also been involved in efforts to bring Rel a y for Life to Hope, a s well f u n d r a i s e r s to help Grace Episcopal C h u r c h T h e group h a s also been aiding t h e sound technicians set u p for Chapel services M o n d a y , W e d n e s d a y , a n d F r i d a y , a s well a s for t h e G a t h e r i n g on S u n d a y evenings. Also, d u r i n g t h e l a s t weekend in F e b r u a r y , t h e original 2 1 men, plus 1 7 n e w l y associated members m a d e t h e first a n n u a l brotherhood r e t r e a t to Cadillac, M l for a weekend of skiing a n d meetings. After a grueling meeting in which a constitution w a s developed t h e members adjourned to C a b e r f a e P e a k s to ski for t h e rest of t h e weekend.

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Getting at the right angle. (Photo courtesy of Habitat for Humanity)

Hammering it down. (Photo c o u r t e s y of Habitat for Humanity)

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Habitat for Humanity sponsored a Spring Break trip to Phenix City, Alabama. (Photo courtesy of Habitat for Humanity)

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On M a r c h 15th, 2 0 0 8 , t w e n t y - t h r e e Hope students took off for P h e n i x City, A l a b a m a , w h e r e t h e y would be spending their Spring Break, No, this w a s n ' t a Hope mission trip; this w a s a H a b i t a t for H u m a n i t y trip. D u r ing t h e week, t h e y worked alongside v o l u n teers from Russell County, A l a b a m a a s well a s students from t h r e e other schools to raise two n e w H a b i t a t houses from their f o u n d a tion to their shingles. W h e n t h e y were off t h e job, t h e y were v e r y h o s p i t a b l y received b y t h e local supporters of Habitat, from whom t h e y g r a t e f u l l y a t e lots of chicken a n d green beans. / \ However, t h e Hope H a b i t a t crew is more t h a n j u s t t h e 23-or^so students t h a t go on t h e week long spring b r e a k t r i p each y e a r . S t u d e n t s c a n be i n v o l v e d in a n u m b e r of w o r k d a y s t h r o u g h o u t t h e school y e a r , along w i t h e v e n t s such a s cardboard-box night in t h e Pine Grove a n d Habifest. All students a r e welcome, w h e t h e r t h e y a r e experienced in construction or h a v e n e v e r picked u p a h a m m e r . T h e Hope HabTtat crew works in affiliation w i t h Lakeshore H a b i t a t for H u m a n i t y , t h e local c h a p t e r of this worldwide v o l u n t e e r organization. H a b i t a t ' s mission is to e l i m i n a t e s u b s t a n d a r d housing b y providing affordable, decent l i v i n g conditions for families or individuals in f i n a n c i a l need! "A h a n d up, not a h a n d out." Doesn't t h a t sound like something w o r t h working for?


Jars of Clay: Steve Mason, Dan Haseltine, Matt Odmark, and Charlie Lowell, perform at an Opus and Veritas Forum reading. (Photo courtesy of Opus)

W h a t do hundreds of stories a n d poems, a few orders of Chinese takeout, a n d a popular Christian b a n d h a v e in common? Opus. T h e l i t e r a r y m a g a z i n e got to a slow start, w i t h t h e f a l l edition not a p p e a r i n g u n t i l e x a m week of first semester. "There were two editions e s s e n t i a l l y r u n n i n g a t once t h e f a l l edition a n d a special V e r i t a s F o r u m edition, which slowed t h e process," said j u n i o r Editorin-Chief Meridith De A v i k u I t w a s w o r t h it for De A v i l a w h e n she w a s a b l e to s h a r e t h e stage w i t h J a r s of C l a y w h e n t h e y m a d e a surprise a p p e a r a n c e d u r i n g a r e a d i n g for Veritas F o r u m in J a n u a r y . Otherwise it w a s business a s u s u a l . In addition to t h e first two, a t h i r d spring edition w a s published. "Each edition of Opus goes t h r o u g h stages. First there's t h e submission deadline w h e n 1 compile t h e a v e r a g e of 1 5 0 submissions. Then t h e staff reviews e a c h piece which t a k e s u s a solid d a y with o n l y a b r e a k for lunch. Then t h e accepted work is compiled a n d designed this is t h e h a r d e s t part, really, because of a l l of t h e details t h a t need a t t e n t i o n . Then it goes to press a n d w e wait!" described De Avilau The results of t h a t work a p p e a r m y s t e r i o u s l y l i t e r a r y surprises for students to find in residence h a l l lobbies a n d Phelps Dining H a l l tables.

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Meridith De Avila, Editor-inChief of Opus, reads a poem at an opus reading. (Photo courtesy of Opus)

Steve Mason of J a r s of Clay plays guitar at the Opus/Veritas f o r u m reading. (Photo by M e r i d i t h De Avila)

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One job the staff accomplished in Missouri was designing the cover to this year's Milestone with the help of artist Jamie Chambers. (Photo by Anthony Perez)

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Freshman Student Life editor Liz Shaw works on a deadline. (Photo by Sidra Tees)

Sidra Tees, Cathy Martyn, Steve Van Dyk, Kristi Creswell and Kelly Hargrove check out a 3D yearbook cover. (Photo by Anthony Perez)

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This y e a r s Milestone staff consisted m o s t l y of n e w members while also boasting a few veteransi however, a l l worked h a r d to produce t h e book a n d took g r e a t pride in their work. T h e s t a f f w a s headed b y CcrEditors-lnChief sophomore Sidra Tees a n d senior Steve V a n D y k w h o m o t i v a t e d directed helped a n d encouraged the staff. T h e editorial staff consisted of senior Photo editors R y a n Graves a n d Nora Staal, j u n i o r Sports editor Kristi CresweU, f r e s h m e n Student Life editor Liz Shaw, Greeks a n d Groups editor Kelly H a r g r o v e People editor J i l l A a r d e m a , Academics editor C a t h y M a r t y n , Copy editor E m i l y Cornell a n d sophom o r e I n d e x editor Jessica Nelson. E a r l y in t h e y e a r some members of t h e staff took a t r i p to t h e W a l s w o r t h Publishing p l a n t in Brookfield Missouri. T h e y toured t h e p l a n t a n d got a first-hand glimpse of how books a r e printed a n d assembled T h e y also m e t with a r t i s t J a m i e Cha mbe r s w h o helped design t h e book's cover. W h i l e t h e r e t h e y also h a d f u n going bowling a n d h a n g i n g out w i t h Milestone Alumnus, a n d W a l s worth r e p r e s e n t a t i v e Ant h o n y Perez, Staff members h a d to b a l a n c e activities s u c h a s Resident A s s i s t a n t positions, sports, m u s i c groups, t h e a t r e , a n d i n v o l v e m e n t in other c a m p u s groups along w i t h t h e t i m e t h e y devoted to Milestone, The staff spent l a t e nights a n d long d a y s in t h e office finishing u p deadlines, b u t in t h e end e v e r y t h i n g c a m e together a n d w a s a l w a y s r e a d y on t i m a


Senior Editor-in-Chief Nick Denis talks to freshman Campus Beat editor Angela Dykhuis about her articles. (Photo by Nora Staal)

Some of t h e h a r d e s t working people on c a m p u s c a n be found w e e k l y in a b a c k office of DeW itt. T h e y a r e t h e Anchor Staff. E v e r y week t h e y brought u s t h e news of Hope Collega T h e y m a k e countless phone calls, conduct interviews, f i x computer problems, w r i t e edit, a n d l a y o u t pages for e v e r y issue of t h e paper. Editor^-OiiefJSlicfe-Denis r e l a t e d "Working on t h e Anchor took a lot of dedication. W e a l w a y s p u t out t h e best we h a d It w a s f r u s t r a t ing a t times, b u t t a u g h t m e a lot a b o u t responsibility." T h e staff h a d bi-weekly meetings, e v e r y S u n d a y a n d W e d n e s d a y n i g h t to organize a n d p l a n for t h e w e e k l y paper. T u e s d a y s were deadline nights/ t h e staff spent most of their T u e s d a y nights in t h e Anchor office f i x i n g stories, editing picturs, a n d working towards their f i n a l l a y o u t s . Denis a n d t h e rest of t h e staff u s u a l l y sacrificed a few h o u r s of sleep those nights to m a k e s u r e t h e paper w a s off to t h e Zeeland Record for p r i n t i n g before going h o m e a n d to bed W o r k i n g on t h e paper took h a r d w o r k long hours, a n d lots of dedication f r o m a l l i n v o l v e d It w a s n ' t e a s y p u t t i n g out a w e e k l y c a m p u s paper, b u t this y e a r ' s staff accomplished it, a n d we look f o r w a r d to t h e f u t u r e of t h e Anchor.

Senior Production editor Chad Sampson works on layout and graphics for the weekly edition of the Anchor. (Photo by Nora Staal)

Senior Editor-inChief Nick Denis consults a staff member on the phone while reading over his article. (Photo by Sidra Tees)

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Volunteer services helped students give children a good Christmas with Operation Christmas Child. (Photo courtesy of Volunteer Services)

Hope students filled Easter baskets provided by Volunteer Services for CASA kids. After seeing the kids' faces, it's all worth the work! (Photo courtesy of Volunteer Services)

Jenn, Susan,and Gina the student directors behind the service. (Photo courtesy of Volunteer Services)

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Hope students spend the day with senior citizens on Make a Difference Day. (Photo courtesy of Volunteer Services)

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Volunteer Services helped t h e Hope C o m r n u n i t y provide campviK v o l u n t e e r activities a n d m a t c h i n g individual students w i t h p e r m a n e n t v o l u n t e e r positions. T h e y a r e focused on getting students more interested in t h e comm u n i t y a n d fostering a more p e r m a n e n t c o m m i t m e n t to volunteerism. Their office is c o n t i n u a l l y growing a n d e x p a n d i n g to become a m o r e comprehensive volunteer p r o g r a m t h a t will be able to better serve t h e campus. This y e a r w a s highlighted b y s e v e r a l large volunteer activities. On October 2 6 t h t h e y participated in National M a k e a Difference D a y , w h i c h is sponsored b y USA W e e k e n d N i n e t y stadgnta voluriteered to spend t h e d a y a t seven iocal rest homes w h e r e t h e y met a n d interacted w i t h t h e residents p u m p k i n painting, cookie decor a t i n g b a k i n g b a n a n a b r e a d p l a y i n g games, ^ n d giving m a n i c u r e s . T h e d a y w a s a h u g e success for thd both t h e students a n d t h e residents a n d encouraged m a n y students to v o l u n t e e r a t rest homes on a regular basis. In November, Volunteer Services sponsored Operation Christm a s Child w h i c h is a d r i v e to collect shoeboxes flull of C h r i s t m a s presents for children in t h i r d world countries. T h e drive w a s publicized b y t h e Chaplain's office, a n d a c a m p u s goal w a s set for collecting f i v e h u n d r e d boxes. T h e c a m p u s m e t a n d exceeded this g o a l leading to t h e f u l f i l l m e n t of o v e r 5 0 0 children's C h r i s t m a s wishes. T h e spiing semester began w i t h t h e first ever bone m a r r o w d r r ^ e on Hope's c a m p u s . T h e drive allowed students to be placed on t h e National Bone M a r r o w Registry t h a t is used to s a v e t h e lives of t h o u s a n d s of people eve r y y e a r . T h e d r i v e v^as succesgful-gind placed over one h u n d r e d students on t h e registry. T h e semester continued w i t h students v o l u n t e e r i n g in rest homes a t V a l e n t i n e ' s D a y a n d t h e n w o r k i n g w i t h H a b i t a t in M a r c h to prepare for t h e spring building season. The y e a r concluded w i t h t h e a n n u a l E a s t e r Basket project for CASA students. This project allowed c a m p u s organiz a t i o n s to p u t together baskets for underprivileged children t h a t m a y n o t otherwise receive a n E a s t e r Basket. T h e c a m p u s donates a t least one h u n d r e d baskets e v e r y y e a r for this project.


Class Representatives. (Photo courtsey of Student Congress)

The p r i m a r y goal of Student Congress is to serve a s a mediator between t h e students a n d t h e administration. Those who serve on congress s t r i v e to provide t h e student body w i t h a f o r u m where their ideas a n d opinions c a n be ar t ic u l a t e d a n d expressed. St u d e n j b - O m g r ^ s - c o n s i s t ed of t h i r t y - f i v e representatives elected b y their peers. Cottages, residence halls a n d commuters a r e a l l represented in t h e voting body of congress. Members h a v e t h e o p p o r t u n i t y to serve a s student liasons w i t h f u l l v o t i n g privileges to c a m p u s boards a n d committees. Representatives also h a v e t h e opportunity to serve on t h e Appropriations Committee, which is responsible for distribu t i n g t h e student a c t i v i t y fee funds. This p a s t y e a r , Student Congress orchestrated a succesful T h a n k s g i v i n g Food Drive, p a r t i c i p a t e d in D a n c e M a r a t h o n , helped organize t h e J a r s of C l a y concert a n d brought a debate on t h e pertinent issue of media violence to campus, a m o n g other projects. Student Congress hopes to continue this record of service to t h e student b o d y in y e a r s to c o m a

Executive Board: J e r e m y Brieve, Comptroller; Brian Rimmke, President; and Andy Imdieke, Secretary. (Photo courtesy of Student Congress)

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F r i e n d s J a c k Lin and Jean Wu hang out after dinner in Phelps. (Photo c o u r t e s y of J e a n Wu)

i its s i x t h y e a r a s a n official club, Hope's A s i a n Prospective Association w a s involved in social a s well a s educat i o n a l a n d o u t r e a c h programs. Their mission w a s to aid in t h e estalishment of d i v e r s i t y on c a m p u s a n d to promote awareness of Asian-Americai i history, experiences, issues a n d perspectives. This y e a r , HAPA sponsored a n ice c r e a m social K a r y o k e night, a Korean Angela M a t u s ia k shows Travis Goldwire how to use chopsticks. (Photo by Jean Wu)

barbeque, Asian Awareness Week, a n d a trip to Chicago. T h e y also worked with other groups, including Hispanic Student O r g a n i z a t i o n / L a R a z d a Unida a n d Sigma L a m b d a G a m m a to pufe7 on a n I n t e r n a t i o n a l Food Fair in Phelps cafeteria HAPA w a s a s m a l l b u t v e r y closeknit group, who laughed, studied, stressed

HAPA sponsored an International F o o d Fair at Phelps. (Photo courtesy of Jean Wu)

a n d cried together. T h e y look forward to reaching out to more students in t h e f u t u r e , both w i t h a n d w i t h o u t Asian h e r i t a g a E v e r y o n e is welcome.

HAPA members shopping in the bookstore. (Photo courtesy of Jean Wu)

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The four founders: Susana Rodriguez, Tara Salo, Cassie Prusinski, and Jean Wu, at Paint a Pot. (Photo courtesy of Susana Rodriguez).

On April 9, 1 9 9 0 , S i g m a L a m b d a G a m m a N a t i o n a l Sorority Inc. w a s founded a t t h e Univ e r s i t y of Iowa, This s o r o r i t y w a s founded to provide social a n d a c a d e m i c s u p p o r t to L a t i n a s a n d w o m e n of a l l c u l t u r e s a n d b a c k grounds. Their principles a r e academics, comm u n i t y service, c u l t u r a l a w a r e n e s s , social i n t e r a c t i o n m o r a l s a n d ethics. S i g m a L a m b d a G a m m a is n o w t h e l a r g e s t L a t i n a - b a s e d m u l t i c u l t u r a l oriented s o r o r i t y in t h e n a t i o n . S i g m a L a m b d a G a m m a is not o n l y t h e first n a t i o n a l sorority, b u t also t h e first c u l t u r a l l y based Greek o r g a n i z a t i o n on Hope's c a m -

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Sigma L a m b d a G a m m a Colony, Golores Isperanza/Colors of Hope is c u r r e n t l y wort \g on a c h i e v i n g c h a p t e r s t a t u s w i t h i n the n e x t two y e a r s . T h e y h a v e participated in D a n c e M a r a t h o n a n d I n t e r n a t i o n a l Food F a i r t h i s spring. T h e y h a d severed p r o g r a m s this spring including a Body I m a g e s e v e n in c o n j u n c t i o n w i t h t h e c o u n s e l i n g center) a s t u d y b r e a k for t h e residents in Cook HalU a n d a dinner with their brother f r a t e r n i t y Sigma L a m b d a Beta International Fratern i t y from Grand V a l l e y State University. Their goal is to p r o m o t e diverse c u l t u r e s b y s h a r i n g t h e m t h r o u g h f i v e principles. Motto'. " C u l t u r e is Pride, P r i d e is Success/ C u l t u r a es Orgullo, Orgullo es Exito."

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Angela Matusiak at the food fair. (Photo courtesy of LaRu)

Abbie Gonzales holding Keynote speaker Teresa Gilliams' baby at the GLCA conference (Photo courtesy of LaRu)

Carmen Hernandez at the food fair (Photo courtesy of LaRu)

This spring, the Hispanic Student Organization officially changed their name to "La Raza Unida". The new acronym is LaRu. It translates to "People United," T h e y wanted to change their n a m e m a i n l y because it's not just for Hispanic/Latino students. It's open to a n y o n e on campus who is interested in embracing the Latino culture on Hope's campus and in the Holland community. They are here to support and promote the multicultural needs on campus pnd-profnote-diversity This y e a r t h e y sponsored several campus-wide events in conjunction with Multicultural Life! The Hispanic Food Festival in Phelps and Cook with band "Los Banditos," the Cesar Chavez Address with Keynote speaker Senator Vaide Garcia "Cesar Died Today" a Baile (Dance) in the Kletz, and "A Slice of Rice Fnjoles and Greens" in the Knickerbocker which was a humorous and emotional mix of stories t h a t gave insight to the Asian American, Afican American, Latino, and Deaf American experience using theater, music and dance. The highlight of the y e a r was being able to host the GLCA. Black and Latino Conference on Hope's campus this year. Seven of the twelve GLCA schools were present a t the Conference. There were two amazing keynOteepea,kers; m a n y sessions discussing issues raging from stress, religion, culture and m a n y others. The group this y e a r was small but close. They had several group activities including bowling night and several dinners both out to restaurants and potluck. They are hoping to get their organization known more on campus. They h a v e a lot of plans for the future. Their goal is to lean more about others, their culture and themselves and h a v e fun doing it, "Por Mi Raza Habla El Espintu,"

Jesse Snyder, Rosa Morales, and Susana Rodriguez at the Homecoming Parade. (Photo courtesy of LaRu)

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BSD after their first place win in the homecoming parade with the "Harlem Renaissance float." (Photo courtesy of BSU)

. Student Union is a n organization of a b o u t 3 0 m e m b e r s a n d m e m b e r s h i p is s t e a d i l y Increasing. Their 2 0 0 2 - 2 0 0 8 e x e c u t i v e board was'. President - M a x i n e G r a y , Vice President K r i s t i n a Kyles, S e c r e t a r y - A i y a n n a Byrd, T r e a s u r e r - Colette Harris, Public Relations A n t h o n y Gawron, N e w s l e t t e r C h a i r - Kelli MurreLL a n d Social Activities Chair - S a m a r a Webb. BSU h a s a desire to educate students on their group's i m p o r t a n t a n d v a l u a b l e mission a n d m a k e a positive i m p a c t on c a m p u s . T h e y increase a w a r e n e s s on c a m p u s t h r o u g h e v e n t s regarding their own issues a s well a s those on c a m pUS

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which w a s held d u r i n g t h e Great Lakes College Association conference t h i s school y e a r . T h e 1 2 t h A n n u a l GLCA Black a n d Latino confera n educational a n d uplifting event ence Hope h a d t h e pleasure of hosting F r i d a y Nov e m b e r 1 s i t h r o u g h t h e 2 n A GLCA Schools inv o l v e d p a r t i c i p a t e d in w o r k s h o p s a n d round table discussions. O v e r 7 b students p a r ticipated in order to m a k e it a success. For t h e first t i m e BSU also participated in t h e N a t i o n a l Black S t u d e n t Union Conference in L a k e G e n e v a Wisconsin. President a n d Vice President were in a t t e n d a n c e a t t h e incredible conference. Kristina Kyles s t a t e d It w a s inspiring to see t h a t w e were not alone in our struggles w i t h BSU, a n d t h e r e were others t h a t h a d gone t h r o u g h similar situations a n d offered testimonies a s proof t h a t our work is not in vain." This is t h e t y p e of a t t i t u d e t h e Black S t u d e n t Union pursued success w i t h this y e a r a n d continues to in t h e future!

Tonzia Bour, Emily Cronkite,

Courtney Brewster, Glinda Rawls, and Samara Webb. (Photo courtesy of BSU)

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Student Union Conf e re n c e . (Photo courtesy of BSU)

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'"Life can only be u n d e r s t o o d backwards, but it must be lived forwards." Kerkgaard.' A quote found on the wood the Outdoor Adventures Club is chillin' on. (Photo courtesy of OAC)

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Where is the fun in leaves if you can't get in them? (Photo courtesy of OAC)

1 6 0 Outdoor A d v e n t u r e Club

T h e Outdoor A d v e n t u r e s Club h a d a n excellent third y e a r , OAC w a s v e r y a c t i v e leading a n e v e n t n e a r l y e v e r y week. All of t h e club trips a r e open to a n y Hope student a n d a r e a g r e a t w a y to explore some b e a u t i f u l p a r t s of Michigan, meet n e w friends, a n d e n j o y signific a n t discounts for m a n y of t h e activities. Fall b r e a k s a w OAC t a k i n g seven students, one m a t h professor, a n d one b r a v e Welsh Corgie u p to L a k e Superior Provincial P a r k in Ontario for three d a y s of backpacking. While t h e r e t h e group s a w multiple bears, o s p r e y A g a w a Falls, beautiful coastline a n d t h e m i g h t y Sand River. Other trips in t h e f a l l included rock climbing a t G r a n d Ledge canoeing t h e Pere M a r q u e t t e River, b a c k p a c k i n g in t h e M a n i s t e e National Forest, hiking S a u g a t u c k Dunes, a n d bicycling a l l over west Michigan, W i n t e r trips included cross-country skiing a t Pigeon Creek, d o w n h i l l s k i i n g a n d snowboarding a t Bittersweet, a n d rock climtr i n g a t Inside Moves, S p r i n g trips included m o u n t a i n biking Cannonsburg, c a m p i n g a t Sleeping Bear Dunes, a n d a n o t h e r paddling trip on t h e Pere M a r q u e t t a All students a r e encouraged to sign u p for a n y t r i p a n d c a n be notified of u p c o m i n g e v e n t s b y b e i n g o n t h e e m a i l l i s t oi oac® hopaedu.


Getting ready to go on the air. (Photo by Brad Brondyke)

For 8 9 .9 WTHS, it w a s a record y e a r . W i t h a record n u m b e r of D J s topping a t 6 3 for first semester, t h e station m a i n t a i n e d a n a v e r a g e of 6 0 D J s t h r o u g h o u t t h e y e a r . Radio shows ranged f r o m c o u n t r y , h i p h o p Christian rock, classical to a t o t a l request f o r m a t a s D J s experimented w i t h different f o r m a t s a s t h e y practiced t h e a r t of livB-^roadeasting. One D J took his show a step f a r t h e r . F r e s h m a n J a s o n B u m s organized a live broadcast w i t h g u b e r n a t o r i a l c a n d i d a t e Dick P o s t h u m o u s d u r i n g a r a l l y in t h e Kletz. "Jason c a m e to t h e e x e c u t i v e staff for permission a f t e r h e h a d a l r e a d y contacted Posthumous' public relations staff a n d h a d even begun to c o n t a c t other candidates. T h e d a y of t h e interview, a l l of t h e candidates stopped b y to get a n i n t e r v i e w in!" said j u n i o r Meridith De Avila, P r o g r a m Director for first semester. T h e biggest challenge for t h e radio statiph staff occurred a t t h e semester's c h a n g a First semester General M a n a g e f P e b e k a h Oe^ema ( 0 4 ) left for New York a n d De A v i l a stepped in a s M a n a g e r . D u r i n g t h a t switch things got a little bit c r a z y . P e b e k a h organized a B attle of t h e Bands competition a n d u n f o r t u n a t e l y , I w a s n ' t able to see it t h r o u g h . There were a few c o n t a c t n u m b e r s lost in t h e e x c h a n g e a n d a f t e r t a l k i n g to Eric Alberg a b o u t s e t t i n g e v e r y t h i n g u p a t t h e Knickerbocker, w e felt t h a t w e wouldn t be able to present t h e show t h a t P e b e k a h a n d t h e bands would h a v e desired"

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Adam Heyns, Underwriting Director, reviews the query letters to send to local businesses. (Photo by Brad Brondyke)

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S a r a Burns cuddles up, ready to share food and fun. (Photo courtesy of SAC)

SAC goes Krispy Kreme style. (Photo c o u r t e s y of SAC)

1 6 2 Greeks & Groups

In t h e fall of 2 0 0 2 , The Social Activities Committee (SAC) was honored b y t h e Mid-American Rerfion of the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) for continuing "Excellence in Programming," t h e highest honor bestowed upon a school in a seven s t a t e region. Criteria for t h e a w a r d included effective use of resources, promotion of t h e program to students, s t u d e n t i n v o l v e m e n t in planning a n d implementation, clari t y a n d achievement of t h e program's goals, a n d effective program e v a l u a tion. 1 T h i s y e a r , SAC m e m b e r s h i p reached a n all-time high with twenty-one chaired positions a n d ten additional subcommittee members. Leading t h e committee were seniors S a r a Barber anxi returniilg director M a r y Chambers, who, with t h e entire committee, organized, planned, a n d implemented a n a v e r a g e of three social programs a week. The social calendar began with a m e n t a l i s t a t t h e c o n c l u s i o n of Orientation's "Week 0' Hope," Other activities during t h e fall semester included t h e Labor D a y Picnic, Drivei n Movie, t h e All Campus S q u a r e Dance, a t r i p to Six Flags Great America, a Halloween p a r t y , comedians, a n d coffee house performers. Homecoming weekend, "Hope.. Timeless Through the Decades," began with the a n n u m Homecoming Hoe-down a t Tuesink's F a r m a n d was followed b y


SAC President Mary Chambers mows it up. (Photo courtesy of SAC)

the Homecoming p a r a d e a n d Homer coming Ball where students danced the night a w a y to a live swing b a n d Other fall events included'. AlFCollege Sing, a Chicago h o l i d a y shopping trip, the Llh ristm as Movie E x t r a v a g a n z a a n d All Campus F u n Night, where one l u c k y s t u d e n t won a f r e e t r i p to Disney World! The spring semester w a s j u s t as packed w i t h e n t e r t a i n m e n t . The h i g h l y anticipated J a r s of C l a y concert kicked off 2 0 0 3 , which w a s cosponsored b y SAC a n d Student Congress. The remainder of t h e semester included activities such a s Siblings' Weekend, F a n t a s i a a t t h e Am w a y Grand Hotel, Air J a m , a baseball trip to Detroit, a n d Spring Fling. Some of t h e weekly activities a t tended b y students were t h e Wednesd a y night Coffee Houses a n d t h e weekend film series. All in all, t h e social calendar a t Hope is packed e v e r y y e a r a n d t h e Social Activities Committee will continue to bring y o u fun, innovative, p r o g r a m m i n g w i t h a n emphasis of bringing t h e c a m p u s together for good clean f u n .

SAC gets together for a group dinner in Nashville. (Photo courtesy of SAC)

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For Halloween, the kids got to c a r v e pumpkins! Some liked the gooey insides better than others! (Photo courtesy of CASA)

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Nina Healy helps her CASA student make a pine cone turkey for Thanksgiving, an activity set up and run by the fraternities on campus. (Photo courtesy of CASA)

Liz Gibson helps her C A S A stud e n t w i t h her

homework.

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The Mayor of Holland came and read us a story from one of the books that he gave to all the children. He also took the time to answer questions and even sign the books for all the kids! (Photo courtesy of CASA)

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Children's After School Achievement is a program t h a t gives at-risk children more attention b y pairing them u p with a Hope College volunteer to tutor them. Most of t h e students a r e picked u p a f t e r school a t their school b y students driving college vans, others h a v e their parents drop t h e m off. The afternoon is broken into 3 parts', homework, reading, a n d enrichment. The tutors work oneon-one w i t h t h e i r s t u d e n t s on their homework a n d read with them, a n d then either p l a y a g a m e p l a y on t h e computers or do on of t h e e x t r a activities planned for t h e d a y . All CASA kids a r e so s m a r t , it is a m a z i n g to w a t c h their progress while working with a tutor. All t h e tutors t a k e a lot of pride in their kids. The kids will bring in tests t h a t t h e y did well on.


Kerplunk!!! On the last day of CASA all the kids and tutors are treated to dinner at the Kletz, and it is one last day for fun with your tutor! (Photo courtesy of CASA.)

a n d even a college student who sees t h e m twice a week can't help b u t being e x t r a proud of them. Being a CASA t u t o r is v e r y rewarding/ e v e r y o n e there is a volunteer a n d is giving three or more hours of their week to a child a n d t h e kids r e a l l y respond to it. The t u t o r s r e a l l y connect w i t h their students/ a f t e r t h e initial s h y n e s s passes, t h e kids r e a l l y open u p a n d aren't a f r a i d to t a l k to t h e college students. Some CASA tutors a n d students s t a y together for y e a r s , a n d u n f o r t u n a t e l y some t u tors can't fit it in their schedules to do it e v e r y semester. But even one semester m a k e s such a big i m p a c t in t h e lives of y o u n g students on both sides of t h e table.

For Valentine's Day, CASA tutors helped their students make homemade Valentines for their close friends and family. They were beautiful! (Photo courtesy of CASA)

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Dick P o s t h u m u s , R e p u b l i c a n canidate for Governor with Amy Zwart. (Photo courtesy of Hope Republicans)

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Hope Republicans brought speakers to campus, attended election parties in Lansing, promoted v o t e r registration, a n d m e t biweekly to discuss c u r r e n t politics. T h e y sponsored a n a n a l y t i c a l u p d a t e t h i s s p r i n g on t h e w a r in I r a q a n d brought Senator W a y n e Kuipers, Congressman Pete Hoekstra, Justice Robert Y o u n g S e c r e t a r y of S t a t e Terri L y n n Land, L i e u t e n a n t Governor Dick P o s t u m u s a n d R e p r e s e n t a t i v e Bill H u i z e n g a to c a m p u s this y e a r . There were a b o u t 7 5 members in Hope Republicans. T h e y believe, "The proper function of g o v e r n m e n t is to do for t h e people those things t h a t h a v e to be done b u t c a n n o t be done a s well b y individuals, a n d t h a t t h e most effective government is government closest to the people" (The Republican Creed) Some of t h e most enjoyable moments of t h e y e a r were a t t e n d i n g t h e Lincoln D a y Dinners in Kent a n d O t t a w a Counties. T h e y were a b l e to h e a r K a r l Rove, Bush's strategist a n d advisor, a n d J a c k Oliver speak a t these dinners. T h e y also heard A l a n Keyes, t h e former Ambassador to t h e UN, speak a t Grand V a l l e y S t a t e University. X

Hope Republicans for P o s t h u m u s for governor. (Photo courtesy of Hope Republicans)

Hope Republicans: (from left) Becky Knooihuizen, Amy Zwart, Keri Apostle, Kerry VanLaan, Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land, Brittany Gasper, Jeremy Brieve, Josh Wiersma, and John Kran at the Kent County Lincoln Day Dinner April, 2003. (Photo courtesy of Hope Republicans)

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Poster made at the Candle-light vigil once the war started. (Photo by Ryan Graves)

The Hope Democrats s t a n d for democratic v a l ues t h a t a r e in line w i t h t h e n a t i o n a l p a r t y . T h e y a t t e m p t to get out t h e v o t e because t h e y feel t h a t v o t i n g is a civic responsibility. D u r ing their meetings t h e y h a d visitors such a s t h e League for W o m e n Voters,, a n o n - p a r t i s a n group t h a t wishes o n l y to get out t h e vote. T h e y were v e r y - m v o l v e d in two campaigns, the Granholm governorship a n d Shrauger's c a m paign for Congress. As helpers, t h e y a l o n g w i t h t h e c a m p a i g n m a n a g e m e n t class, w e n t door to door to get out t h e v o t e posted signs for t h e c a n didates, w e n t to raUys—including one in Detroit for Jennifer G r a n h o l m in which Bill Clinton w a s t h e k e y n o t e speaker. ""Seeing Bill Clinton speak w a s v e r y exciting. H e is a p r o v a c t i v e speaker w h o l e f t m e inspired," s a i d E l i s a b e t h v a n H o u w e l i n g e n . T h e y a l s o helped set u p Granholm's visit to Holland over Homecoming weekend. T h e y find it v e r y i m p o r t a n t candidates to come to W e s t Michigan. There were a p p r o x i m a t e l y 7 0 people invloved in Hope Democrats on c a m p u s . First semester w a s filled w i t h c a m p a i g n duties w h e r e a s second semster t h e y concentrated more on t h e w a r issua T h e y w e n t to s e v e r a l peace rallies in conjunction with A m n e s t y I n t e r n a t i o n a l T h e y held our own peace vigil a f t e r t h e w a r started. Also, e v e r y F r i d a y for t h e last m o n t h or so t h e y h a d a peace d e m o n s t r a t i o n between 1 0 . 8 0 a n d 11 pm.

Hope Democrats march in the homec o m i n g parade ( P h o t o c o u r t e s y of the Hope Democrats)

Some Hope Democrats taking a break during the p i z z a party with Judge Ed Post. (Photo courtesy of Hope Democrats)

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The '05 pull team embraces at the announcement of their victory. (Photo by Steve Van Dyk)

Anchor Jared Gall and moraler Becky Knooihuizen anticipate the announcement of the winners. (Photo by Sidra Tees)

'05 Puller, Ben Sanders, gives his all with the support of his moraler, Katie Fields. (Photo by Sidra Tees)

'05 Pull Team: Josh VanDop, Cynthia Blaszak, Landon Lapham, Angela DiFuccia, Ross Coleman, Erica Miedema, John Hecksel, Hannah Allen, Russ French, Jessica Mumford, Matt Baer, Lindsay White, Jon Fosburg, Lisa Hoogerwerf, Adam Rodriguez, Jen Rottluff, Andrew Stoepker, Katie Caulfield, Chris Lam, Kelly Vance, Brian Mulder, Abbi Halfman, Rob Scott, Molly Hamel, Taylor DeRoo, Laura Ellis, Ben Sanders, Katie Fields, Kyle Gier, Krista Hughes, David Boersma, Kat Weller, Aaron Beeson, Quinn Ellsworth, Jared Gall, Becky Knooihuizen. (PR Photo)

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Pull', h o w c a n this simple word h a v e such a n i m p a c t on so m a n y ? To t h e people w h o do p a r ticipate it is more t h a n a n event! it is their life for t h e weeks of t r a i n i n g leading u p to t h e big d a y , Pull D a y . 1 0 5 y e a r s ago a tradition w a s bom. There is no e x p l a n a t i o n behind w h a t m a k e s Pull w h a t it is, a s Andrew Stoepker, two y e a r ' 0 5 puller, p u t it, "When t h e t e a m becomes one a n d t h e walls t h a t were once u n c o n q u e r a b l e h a v e been demolished y o u k n o w t h e m e a n i n g of The PulL" This tradition links 1 0 5 y e a r s of odd y e a r pullers a n d m o r a l e r s together t h r o u g h sweat, tears, blood dedication, a n d h e a r t a s t h e y r e a c h for t h e win on Pull d a y a n d for those t h r e e powerful words-"Reel it in". Through three weeks of fierce training, odd y e a r strives tcr w a r d t h e u l t i m a t e goal of becoming one fire one h e a r t , one f a m i l y . This y e a r odd y e a r accomplished t h e g o a l As sophomores, t h e class of 2 0 0 5 brought a fire to Pull d a y t h a t h a d been building for a n entire y e a r a f t e r suffering a loss a t t h e h a n d s of 0 4 in 2 0 0 1 . Jessica M u m f o r d two y e a r 0 5 moraler, conveyed this fire saying, "I would definitely s a y t h a t I felt more r e a d y this y e a r . . . this y e a r we were t h e t e a m t h a t h a d w a t c h e d t h e rope go to t h e other side of t h e r i v e n w e were t h e t e a m w h o t r u l y u n d e r s t o o d w h a t t h e y m e a n t b y n o w or never... I didn't wonder which w a y t h e rope


After three hours of pulling, the Black River feels so good! (Photo by Steve Van Dyk)

w a s going to go on Pull d a y , I k n e w t h a t it w a s our t i m e to reel it in." Last y e a r a s f r e s h m e n we k n e w v e r y little a b o u t w h y our coaches felt so strongly about odd y e a r traditions a n d odd y e a r pride Sophomore y e a r is w h e n e v e r y t h i n g c a m e together a n d t h e a t m o s p h e r e w a s e n t i r e l y changed The pain of loss h a d been soaking m for a y e a r a n d w a s r e a d y to be released J o s h VanDop, two y e a r 0 5 puller a n d f u t u r e odd y e a r c o a c h explained t h e importance of experience w h e n h e said T h e first y e a r we took leaps a n d bounds finding out w h a t Pull w a s a l l about/ sophomore y e a r w e took e v e n bigger leaps a n d bounds in m a t u r i n g a s a t e a m a n d accomplishing t h e g o a l E v e r y d a y w a s a l e a r n i n g experience in which I learned more a b o u t odd y e a r t r a d i t i o n s - b u t m o r e i m p o r t a n t l y sacrifice, friendship, leadership a n d cooperation," T h e simple fa5t~4hat Pull-is a "tradition" isn't t h e o n l y t h i n g t h a t keeps people coming out to be pullers a n d moralers, it is t h e deep sense of f a m i l y a n d togetherness Pull brings to a l l who participate. Pull s t a y s w i t h t h e p a r t i c i p a n t s long a f t e r t h e a d r e n a l i n e of Pull d a y is over. It is something t h a t b u r n s inside of pullers a n d moralers forever. I n t h e words of V a n Dop, T h e b e a u t i f u l t h i n g a b o u t Pull is t h a t e v e n t h o u g h t h e e v e n t is over a n d t h e goal is accomplished t h e pride a n d sense of t e a m a n d f a m i l y still r e m a i n s a n d will continue to r e m a i n .

Josh VanDop and Cynthia Blaszak team together to keep the '05 fight going. (Photo by Sidra Tees)

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In one brief moment, Sean Thurmer shares a joyous moment with his moraler, Katherine Skaff. (Photo by Kelly Hargrove)

'06 Pull Team, Fearless and determined to never quit!

Elizabeth Huizenga gives her puller, Brian Hammer his calls and supports his continual determination.

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On S e p t e m b e r 2 8 , swells of emotion surged t h r o u g h f o r t y pullers, f o r t y moralers, a n a nineteen coaches of t h e even y e a r , odd y e a r r a n k s of t h e 0 5 a n d ' 0 6 Pull Teams, Three weeks of intense preparation culminated in t h r e e e x h a u s t i v e h o u r s welded to a m a s sive h e m p cable stretched between t h e b a n k s of t h e Black River. T h e r e according to custom a n d tradition, t h e b a t t l e of e n d u r a n c e w a s to yield one victor a n d m a n y memories. As both t e a m s a r r i v e d a t t h e site on t h a t b e a u t i f u l a u t u m n S a t u r d a y afternoon, t h e focus a n d m e n t a l readiness w a s evident. E a c h side w a s r e a d y to w a g e their u l t i m a t e battle— a b a t t l e over m u c h more t h a n a length of ropa Evidenced b y t h e crowd in a t t e n d a n c e t h i s e n c o u n t e r w a s c l e a r l y one t h a t t r a n scended t h e sense of pride between 0 5 a n d 0 6 . Present to cheer were a l u m n i from decades a n d generations preceding. Some reminisced q u i e t l y between themselves, while others, clad in faded t-shirts proclaimed their own pull efforts y e a r s prior a n d stationed themselves n e x t to their" pit, e n c o u r a g i n g t h e i r p r e s e n t - d a y counterparts. "It w a s so m u c h more t h a n t h r e e hours on t h e ropa B a r e l y being able to m o v e a f t e r t h e first practice arid some how looking forw a r d to t h e n e x t practice a n d not knowing w h y , it becomes a p a r t of y o u The intense pride, t h e f a m i l y y o u gain, a n d t h e memories m a k e it all w o r t h it. Not to mention t h e feeling y o u get knowing t h a t t h e puller from y o u r pit 6 0 y e a r s earlier is proud of y o u no m a t t e r win or lose a n d y o u don't e v e n k n o w him. It is bitftfer t h a n a n y o n e involved in it," s a i d A n d y Slvultz, ' 0 6 Puller. As w i t h each of t h e a n n u a l contests before it, this Pull's s t o r y w a s told not o n l y on t h a t colorful S a t u r d a y afternoon, b u t during t h e s p a n of t h e t h r e e weeks prior. It w a s during t h a t t i m e t h a t dedicated coaches worked to w e a v e individual personalities a n d p h y s i c a l e n d u r a n c e into a f a b r i c which would w i t h s t a n d t h e e x t r e m e test of t h e ropa "Some v i e w Pull a s j u s t a g a m e of t u g - o f w a r . I've found it to be so m u c h more t h a n t h a t . In Pull I've found t h e t r u e v a l u e of t e a m work a n d t r u s t . perhaps even more t h a n a n y other sport. Pull is a n indescribable experience!" said Katie Schonfeld 0 6 Moraler.


'06 Pull Team: Nick DeKoster, Melissa Ipema, Matt Parker, Tlsa Thompson, John Rink, Rebecca Rooy, Peter Wright, Julia Jones, Pat Mears, Shannon McKay, Jeremy Cox, Lisa Bailey, Andy Shults, Rachel Borgeson, David Leland, Stacey VanDam, Seth Teater, Anne Schuster, Mike DeYoung, Kylee Tamminga, Paul Kelly, Amy Sisson, Kyle Stob, Erin Lokers, Chris Kaiser, Beth Smit, Sean Thurmer, Katherine Skaff, Darren Murrey, Ashley Boer, Krissy Anderson, Brian Holda, Kristen Ignaczak, Jesse DeBoest, Kathleen Schonfeld, Brian Hammer, Elizabeth Huizenga, Shawn Evers, Ryan Jackson, Jillian Hamilin. Coaches: Mike Ross, Laura Jurgensen, Zach Zimbelman, Donny Hart, Danielle Travis, Rachel Peckenpaugh, Tony Gawron, Barry Teshima, Adam Throop, Katie VanDam, Katie Boss.

Time for studies a n d social life became precious a s p r e p a r a t i o n s consumed t e a m m a t e s on both sides of t h e c h a s m . Time for sleep w a s e v e n more dear, a s e x h a u s t e d pullers nursed s t r a i n s a n d a b o u n t y of blisters from working a n d re-working t h e duct t a p e on t h e vasts t h a t m a d e t h e m one w i t h t h e rope. "When I w a s on t h e rope I couldn't feel t h e blisters or pain, I j u s t felt one purpose. P u l l w a s such a worthwhile experience r e g a r d less of t h e pain a n d suffering, said "Peter Wright, 0 6 Puller. M o r e t h a n a l l p h y s i c a l preparations, however, w a s t h e i m p o r t a n c e of t h e bond created between coaches, pullers, a n d moralers. Time together a t t h e rope e a t i n g s t u d y i n g a n d strategizing forged t h e kinds of friencr ships born ofp u r pose nourished b y struggle a n d surpassingboth v i c t o r y a n d defeat. T h e bond t h a t w e lormed t h r o u g h Pull h a s created deep relationships a n d t r e a s u r e d memories," said Brian H a m m e r , 0 6 anchor. Yet, a f t e r weeks of instruction, sacrifice, a n d g r u e l i n g workouts, t h e Pull c a m e down to t h r e e h o u r s of e n d u r a n c e a n d s t r a t egy. A n d a s t h e r e so often m u s j / b e t h e r e w a s o n l y one victor. T h e 0 5 t e a m denied 18' 10" of rope to their e v e n y e a r opponents, a n d were t h u s entitled to t h e ceremonial postPull b a t h m in t h e fall-chilled w a t e r s of t h e Black River. A n d so it w a s t h a t 1 0 5 y e a r s of Hope tradition became one m o r e episode of h i s t o r y . However, like each of t h e contests before t h e real s t o r y lies not in t h e outcome, b u t in t h e h e a r t s of t h e individuals w h o pushed t h e m selves to t h e limits of their endurance. Bey o n d t h e ritual, b e y o n d t h e passing of t h e torch f r o m class to class or even generation to generation, is t h e sense of fulfillment t h a t is derived f r o m s t r i v i n g - o r s t r a i n i n g - to achieve a common purposa

After a hard pull, and a great run, the '06 team goes to the river to congratulate the '05 team on their victory. (Photo by Sidra Tees)

Through pain and anguish, Darren Murrey keeps pulling and giving his all, with the never ending support from his moraler, Ashley Boer. (Photo by Kelly Hargrove)

The '06 team pulled together to hold off the odd year pull team. (Photo by Kelly Hargrove.)

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Nykerk Executive Committee: Hillary Noordeloos, Kristi Creswell, Lisa Hardy, Cory McCall, Kimberly Roush, Annie Hilbrecht, Kristina Martinez, Abbie Gonzales, Kendra Slotten. (Photo courtesy of Kristi Creswell)

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Odd year Play: Jordana Blondin, Anne Oppenhuizen, Krista Diephuis, Rebecca Marcus, Lacy Peterson, Anna DeHaan, Martha Hunyadi, Samara W e b b , Lydia Riddell, Jessica Nelson, Elizabeth Johnson, Holli Cooper, Ellen Dudeney, Nick Denis, Dan Hendricks, Chad Sampson, Tom LaRoche, Jim Sorge, Jason Wagenmaker. (PR Photo)

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C r a z y . E x h i l a r a t i n g . Spontaneous. Electrifying. These words j u s t begin to tell w h a t ' 0 5 N y k e r k Spirit w a s a l l a b o u t this y e a r . There were still t h e s a m e morale boys, p l a y girls, orator, song girls, a n d coaches, b u t t h e feeling in t h e a i r w a s all a b o u t h a v i n g f u n a n d being c r a z y . SING IT! W i t h - t w o energetic coaches, seniors E r r y n J e n k s a n d C o u r t n e y Beechick, leading t h e w a y t h r o u g h a "Grease Medl e y " Song w a s f u l l of life. Cheers like RED HOT kept t h i n g s upbeat, while exciting props such a s glow sticks m a d e t h e m shine. However, t h e greatest thrill of a l l w a s t h e s u r p r i s e ending , w h o could forget t h e DYNOMITE domino? SAY IT! T h e "Queen of Spunk" m a d e this y e a r ' s Oration, y o u guessed it, f u l l of spunk! Orator Jessica H e n n e m a n took artistic steps to get h e r c r e a t i v e juices flowing on her topic, "From t h e Inside Out." C r a z y things like w a l k i n g in a p a t t e r n on t h e a r m r e s t s in W i n a n t s Auditorium a n d Morale Boys bringing h e r a n d Coach Kristi Cummings p i z z a g a v e those 1 0 h o u r rehearsals refreshing breaks.


Odd Year Song: Erryn Jenks, Courtney Beechick, Chrysti Agre, Betsy Ash, Katherine Barr, Tessa Beukema, Melissa Blush, Laura Boeroma, Andrea Brooks, Carrie Camp, Kari Chase, Cassie Colegrove, Tara Darter, Katie Dekker, Brianna DeSalvio, Emily Doran, Liz Doran, Jenni Folkert, Brittany Gasper, Angela Haberlein, Elizabeth Headworth, Erin Hess, Katy Hoenecke, Krista Huges, Amy Huizen, Jessica Johnson, Michelle Knapman, Theresa Leed, Sarah Lesnau, Emily Liang, Emily Llewellyn, Stephanie McCann, Nicole Morell, Annie Otto, Candis Parrish, Andrea Pratt, Breeance Reed. Emily Robinson, Kim Rockwell, Amber Ross, Stephanie Ross, Erin Sanborn, Emily Schmidt, Gretchan Schmidt, Emily Schwartz, Laura Steed, Bard Stodden, Shea Tuttle, Ashley Williams, Kristen Zwart, Justin Janik, Eric Jones, Matt Zwier, Chris Avery, Robert Bode, Eric DeBoer, Mike Nelson. (PR Photo)

PLAY IT! I t is h a r d to s u m up, in j u s t a f e w words, h o w wild a n d c r a z y t h i s y e a r ' s P l a y , "Peter V a n d e r p a n f r o m D u t c h y D u t c h y Land," was. Cluck w a r m - u p s , C a l v i n jokes, sleepovers, D e n n y's, a n d set p a i n t i n g j u s t begin to show h o w r a n d o m a n d f u n t h e girls a n d coaches, seniors J o r d a n a Blondin a n d A n n e Oppenhuizen, m a d e this y e a r ' s P l a y . M a n y memories w e r e m a d e because of these e x c i t i n g experiences. W e m u s t n o t forget t h e ones behind a l l of t h e m e m o n e ^ a n d f u n , t h e dedicated s e v e n Morale a n d P l a y Boys. Their skits, t h o u g h sometimes c h e e s y m a d e t h e girls l a u g h a n d b r i g h t ened e a c h r e h e a r s a l . T h e s o n g s t h e y s a n g touched t h e girls' h e a r t s a n d posters m a d e t h e girls feel special a n d loved. The Nykerk Breakfast brought highly a n ticipated n e w s to see w h o would be i n v o l v e d in t h e n e x t t w o wild a n d c r a z y y e a r s of Odd Y e a r Tradition. 0 7 Coaches include E m i l y Llewellyn a n d A n n i e Otto for Song, Gretchen ^ e h m i d t a n d Jessica H e n n e m a n for Oration, a n d L a c y Peterson a n d A n n a D e H a a n for P l a y . T h e incoming E x e c u t i v e m e m b e r s a r e A m y H u i z e n a s C h a i r Elect, Rebecca M a r c u s a s S e c r e t a r y , a n d Jessica Johnson, S a m a r a Webb, a n d Britt a n y Gasper. These w o m e n w i t h t w o y e a r s of Odd Y e a r T r a d i t i o n behind t h e m will e n h a n c e N y k e r k Spirit altogether.

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T h e Hope College f r e s h m e n class of 2 0 0 6 showed t r u e h e a r t a n d spirit "From t h e Inside Out" a t t h e 6 8 t h A n n u a l N y k e r k Cup Competition, T h e f r e s h m e n class practiced diligently for a m o n t h on their song, p l a y a n d oration before stepping into t h e limelight. D u r ing this t i m e t h e y not o n l y e n j o y e d c r e a t i n g comedy on s t a g e working on e x a c t articulation, a n d d i s p l a y i n g "BIG WOMAN SOUND", t h e y also e n j o y e d c r e a t j h g long-lasting friendships a n d bonds w i t h t h e other e v e n y e a r N y k e r k women. \ ' 0 6 Song, directed a n d supported b y their two v e r y own "Big Women", S a m a n t h a H y d e a n d A n n i e Gonzalez, s a n g w i t h class, "It's O n l y a Paper Moon." T h e girls ' bright smiles lit u p t h e darkness a s their white-gloved h a n d s created a v i s u a l spectacle! "The long h o u r s of practicing t h e s a m e m e a s u r e s over a n d over r e a l l y paid off w h e n t h e spotlight w a s on u s a n d we were able to i v e it a l l w e h a d " f r e s h m e n participant, Imily B l a u w said. ' 0 6 Song girl M a r y Verheulen, claims, "I n e v e r k n e w it w a s possible to smile for t h r e e hours straight!" As t h e n i g h t w e n t on, f r e s h m e n orator, A n n e Bast, encouraged u s to face our

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Even Year Play: Rebecca Barry, Marjorie Behm, Erica Hess, Christina Judson, Kellyn Rumpsa, Jennica Avery, Carolyn Fields, Allison Dishnow, Rachel Achtemeier, Jessie Higgins, Julia Jones, Liz Gibson, Sarah Roddis, Vicki Orefice, Jessica Romig, Rebecca Shubert, Scott Hinze, Mike Polk, David Pridmore, Michael Dominiak, Peter Gillotte, Joseph Kopp, Nathaniel Makowski, Thomas Matthews, Austin Mitchell, Andrew Moore, Eric Van Tassel!, David Weatherly, Adam Witt, Kevin Yurk. (PR Photo)

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fears a n d get personal b y getting "Ben e a t h t h e Surface," A n n e comments, "Participating in N y k e r k w a s a v e r y rewarding experience for m e in t h a t working one on one w i t h m y coaches (Leslie Skaistis a n d Meridith De Avila), I was able to obtain different perspectives on lifa Also, I felt t h a t N y k e r k w a s a great o p p o r t u n i t y for u s y o u n g w o m e n to c a r r y t h e responsibility of presenting c h a r a c t e r a n d i n t e g r i t y to Hope College a n d its c o m m u n i t y . " L a u g h t e r w a s added to t h e song a n d oration in t h e m a r v e l o u s p e r f o r m a n c e of "Clue" b y 0 6 P l a y . T h e P l a y coaches, Rebecca B a r r y a n d M a r j o r i e Behm h a d a g r a n d t i m e writing a script chalked f u l l of satirical p o r t r a y a l s of some of t h e q u i r k s a n d characteristics of Hope College a n d Holland Michigan, b u t t h e y h a d e v e n more fun, a s did t h e audience, w a t c h i n g the ' 0 6 P l a y girls perform this spect a c l a T h e class of ' 0 6 did such a phen o m e n a l job t h a t t h e y broke t h e sixteen y e a r f r e s h m e n class losing s t r e a k a n d took h o m e t h e N y k e r k Cup! S u z z y Lockwood a Song a s s i s t a n t coach s a y s , "Winning w a s j u s t a s m u c h of a thrill as knowing t h a t w e did t h e best w e could!" Good luck n e x t y e a r ladies!

Kristi Creswell a n d n e w executive committee member. (Photo courtesy of Krisit Creswell)

A few of the nykerk song girls warm up some moves for the preformance this e v e n i n g (Photo by Ryan Graves.)

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Orientation Assistant Directors waiting to lead the OAs o v e r to P l a y f a i r . (Photo courtesy of Public Relations)

OA's help the freshmen move in on their first day at H o p e . (Photo courtesy of Public Relations)

Hannah Allen and other OA's help unload a freshman's car outside Cosmo Hall. (Photo courtesy of Public Relations)

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I t w a s a w a r m F r i d a y m o r n i n g in August w h e n n e w students a r r i v e d on c a m p u s for Orie n t a t i o n weekend. One aspect of t h e weekend most people don't ever get to see or experience is w h a t goes on a l l s u m m e r before Orientation, especially t h e week before n e w students a r r i v a Two Orientation Directors, seniors P a u l J a c k s o n a n d Beth Otto, spent all s u m m e r on c a m p u s organizing, planning, creating, a n d just g e n e r a l l y preparing to lead Orientation A week before t h e n e w students arrived. Orientation Assistant Directors a r r i v e d to finish p r e p a r a tions a n d t r a i n t h e OAs, J u n i o r E m i l y Cronkite said a b o u t h e r experience, "Being a n AD w a s h a r d because w e were doing last m i n u t e detail stuff, such a s getting n a m e t a g s printed a n d m a d e t h e f i n a l student packets prepared a n d delivered m a k i n g s u r e t h a t someone is covering e v e r y e v e n t for set u p a n d t e a r down, etc. However, w i t h Orientation in f u l l swing, all of our h a r d work paid off." A few d a y s later, t h e Orientation Assistants c a m e for two d a y s of intense t r a i n i n g to get t h e m r e a d y to lead their s m a l l group discussions, icebreakers, etc. Most people p r o b a b l y t h i n k t h a t Orientation j u s t happens, b u t a g r e a t deal of work goes into it f r o m a terrific staff w h o v o l u n teered their t i m e to m a k e s u r e n e w students h a d a g r e a t experience a n d first impression of life a t college.


D u r f e e Hall RD M a r i e B u r k h o l d e r a n d R A s Kia Weeldryer, Tim Sorge and Tony Bordenkircher prepare for the arrival of new students. (Photo courtesy of Public Relations)

W h a t do K a t i e Couric, M i k e Ditka, H i l l a r y Clinton a n d S h e r y l Crow a l l h a v e in common? T h e y were a l l RAs resident a s s i s t a n t s in college! U n d o u b t e d l y one of t h e highlights of t h e college experience is l i v i n g w i t h y o u r peers in dorms, cottages, a n d a p a r t m e n t s . From D y k s t r a to Durfee, Kollen to Kraker, P a r k v i e w to Poll a n d W y c k o f f to ^Nfeknersr-^lope offers a n a r r a y of housing options a l l w i t h one v e r y imp o r t a n t common d e n o m i n a t o r - t h e PA. Residential Life's Mission S t a t e m e n t declares t h a t t h e d e p a r t m e n t seeks to "create a residential living e n v i r o n m e n t t h a t engages individuals in t h e development of their h u m a n potential" respecting e m b r a c i n g a n d celebrating t h e uniqueness of students in t h e c o n t e x t of c o m m u n i t y . RAs' responsibilities include p l a n n i n g a n d organizing c o m m u n i t y development activities (beach outings, dinner w i t h t h e Bultmans, panel discussions on dating, a n d m a n y more), enforcing Hope r ^ l l p g A ^ l i c y (visitation hours, alcohol/drug violations, quiet hours, etc), m e d i a t i n g r o o m m a t e conflicts, a n d s h a r i n g d u t y responsibilities. T h e job is h a r d l y a l l work thought RAs form close bonds w i t h both their residents a n d fellow staff members, a r e compensated for their work m o n e t a r i l y , l e a r n e x t r e m e l y i m p o r t a n t leadership a n d career skills, a n d most import a n t l y , h a v e fun!

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The Men's Lacrosse t e a m h a d a p r e t t y good y e a r . Their record this season was 8-5. T h e y competed as a n independent team, b u t will be joining t h e Cent r a l Collegiate Lacrosse Association of the US Men's Intercollegiate Associates next season. Their captains, Patrick K e a r n e y Billy Norden, a n d David B r a m l e y led t h e t e a m to second place in t h e Wooden Shoe t o u r n a m e n t this y e a r . Some of t h e Most V a l u a b l e P l a y e r s this past y e a r were, t r a n s f e r students, J o n Kot a n d Greg Elizondo. Patrick K e a r n e y led t h e scoring with 8 1 goals, a n d Bramely, Kot, Elizondo, a n d Tim Barlow ^ e r e all top scorers. Norden anchored the best defense t h a t Hopehas-hadtQ y e a r s . Men's Lacrosse o n l y lost t w o m e m b e r s to graduation but both m a d e huge contributions a n d will be sorely missed". Fred Bergman a t goal a n d M a t t W o r k m a n a t defensa

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Jess Johannsen on the sideline, ready for action! (Photo courtesy of Women's Lacrosse)

T h r o u g h o u t t h e p a s t n i n e m o n t h s we h a v e become better athletes, we h a v e become better t e a m m a t e s a n d we h a v e become better people. This w a s a n incredible experience." Lacrosse once used b y N a t i v e Americ a n tribes to settle t r i b a l disputes and h a r d e n y o u n g people for war, is known a s America's oldest sport. Also called the f a s t e s t g a m e on t w o feet, O t t a w a , Menominee, Miami, Chippewa, M a s o u t e n , S a u k , Fox, a n d H u r o n , p l a y e d in t h e deadliest m a s s a c r e to ever occur on Mich igan soilrbrough t on b y a lacrosse g a m a Though t h e massacres a r e less prevalent, t h e spirit of t h e sport lives on, a n d h a s experienced a strong resurgence in t h e l a t e r half of our century.

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Jericho Moll, Kayleen Vannette, Lizzy Bramley, Mary Ellen Kearney, and Allison Dishnow ready to play! (Photo courtesy of Women's Lacrosse)

Hope W o m e n ' s Lacrosse h a d a n a m a z i n g season in 2 0 0 8 . In o n l y their second y e a r , this rookie t e a m took third in their division with fallball win against t h e Knights, t h e F l y i n g D u t c h brought themselves within t h e Western Collegiate Lacrosse Leagua D u t c h Lacrosse continued to pull in t h e 'W's a n d suffered o n l y two losses, one in sudden d e a t h overtime to Calvin a n d t h e other to n a t i o n a l l y r a n k e d Michigan S t a t a The W o m e n of Hope's Lacrosse team, shared enthusiasm, support, dedication, a n d friendship. T h e y h a d such a n a m a z ing y e a r , a n d it w a s t r u l y a n hbnor for t h e m a l l to be able to work w i t h such a n outstanding group of women. T h e y can't w a i t for n e x t season. Fire Up Dutch!

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Katie Shepard and Maegan Hatfield rake l e a v e s on 15th street. (Photo courtesy of I.VE League)

Amy Quillo, Elizabeth Husa, Rosanna Sutton, Erryn Jenk, Stacey Zokoe, Krissy Schantz, Jennifer Jury decorating for the holidays at Resthaven. (Photo c o u r t e s y of I.VE League)

Some of the raking crew: Amy Quillo, Leigha McCallum, Maegan Hatfield, Amber Whitehouse, Krissy Schantz, Stacey Zoekoe, and Rosanna Sutton. (Photo Courtesy of I.VE League)

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Founded in 1 9 9 2 , I.VE League w a s n a m e d i n h o n o r of I s l a V a n E e n e n a a m , former D e a n of W o m e n a t Hope Collega I.VE League is a fellowship of Hope College students dedicated to developing leadership skills a n d learning a b o u t t h e roles of women in our c o m m u n i t y . E v e r y member h a s t h e o p p o r t u n i t y to m a k e these objectives a r e a l i t y t h r o u g h t h e coordination of service projects, discussions w i t h o u t s t a n d i n g f e m a l e professionals a s well a s t h e support of a n d interaction w i t h fellow I.VE League members. Some e v e n t s this p a s t f a l l were, joining w i t h t h e Center for W o m e n In T r a n s i t i o n (CWTT) a n d C a m p u s A s s a u l t Awareness, Response, a n d Education (CAARE) in t h e Clothesline Project to raise awareness a n d understanding a b o u t abuse a g a i n s t w o m e n b a k i n g Halloween cookies for t h e children a t CWIT to decorate, c r a f t i n g w i t h residents a t W a r m Friend a s p a r t of "Make A Difference Day", c l e a n i n g u p beaches a t t h e Beach Sweep, a n d m a n y more!


Elizabeth Sturrus and Allison Watt, members of WIO, advertising tor W o m e n ' s Week. (Photo courtesy of WIO)

This y e a r the Women's Issues Organization planned Hope's a n n u a l two weeks of women's programming with the intention of highlighting the work of women, encouraging feminist dialogue, and raising awareness about women's h e a l t h issues. The keynote speakers were Jennifer Baumgardner and A m y Richards, and SARK, Jennifer and A m y are the authors of Manifesta a book written for and about the culture t h a t surrounds the new generation of feminists who follow the second wave' feminist generation. They spoke to the Hope College audience about w h a t it mean^tol5elalfemiriist in the current era and the continued need for feminist work in our society. SARK (Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy) the inspirational artist and author, is known for her highly popular books E a t Mangoes Naked and Wild S u c c u e n t Woman. She spoke about living creatively, and w a y s of finding the necessary time and resources to realize y o u r dreams. Women's Week h a d its 2nd a n n u a l Juried Women s Art Show. It was a highly successful exhibition of artwork made b y female f a t u i t y and students, invited to submit work to be juried exhibited in the DePree Art Center Corridor Gallery, and prized b y a panel of judges. M a n y women submitted a wide v a r i e t y of media including sculpture, painting, photography and multrrnedia pieces. The counseling department held a workshop on body image) and WIO organized the Women's Health Fair, bringing in a number of organizations raising awareness about all sorts of women's health issues including breast cancer, eating disorders, and domestic assault. The two weeks were topped off with the WIO y e a r l y Taste the Irony Bake Sale raising funds for donation to a Holland area women's shelter.

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Baker Scholars: Adam Chaffee, Andy Imkieke, Christine Diestl, David Rye, Leigha McCallum, Steve Hulst, Ana Santibanez Zamora, Donald Hart, Jill DeVries, Jill Kalajainen and Steve Moreau. (Photo courtesy of Baker Scholars)

Baker S c h o l a r s at President Bultman's house. (Photo courtesy of Baker Scholars)

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Vhis w a s a y e a r packed w i t h exciting a n d m e m o r a b l e e v e n t s for t h e Hope Bakers. I n t h e f a l l t h e y w e n t on a brief t r i p to Chicago a n d in t h e spring t h e y w e n t for a n extended trip to New York, Both trips enabled t h e c u r r e n t Bakers to meet w i t h former Bakers a n d experience w h a t g r e a t o p p o r t u n i t i e s t h e y h a v e been afford to t h e m since g r a d u a t i n g from Hope a n d t h e Baker p r o g r a m A m o n g t h e activities done throughout t h e y e a r , a few m e m o r a b l e dinners s t a n d out for t h e Bakers', dinner w i t h G e r r y Haworth, founder a n d CEO of t h e H a w o r t h Corporation dinner w i t h M a r k S u w y n f r o m t h e Louisiana Pacific Corporation, a n d dinner w i t h Don M a i n e former Chancellor of D a v e n p o r t Univers i t y . T h e activities of t h e Bakers a r e geared towards providing a u n i q u e spect r u m of business experiences b e y o n d those a v a i l a b l e in t h e classroom. This is t h e e a s y p a r t . Getting selected to be a Baker Scholar is a n application comprised of questions a n d essays. On selection d a y t h e Bakers meet e a r l y for a b r e a k f a s t w i t h t h e applic a n t s a s well a s t h e selectors who a r e esteemed business members of t h e comm u n i t y . T h e selector p a n e l interviews e a c h a p p l i c a n t a n d selection is based on academic excellence, q u a l i t y of c h a r a c ter, a n d m o t i v a t i o n . U s u a l l y o n l y t h e top f i v e students a r e picked f r o m t h e declared m a j o r s of business m a n a g e ment, accounting, a n d economics however this y e a r s o u t s t a n d i n g applicants could o n l y be reduced to six.


Mortar Board w a s established in 1 9 1 8 as a n a t i o n a l honor society for outs t a n d i n g college s e n i o r s . T h e r e a r e 2 0 5 chapters located throughout the United States a n d our chapter h a s been in existence since 1 9 6 1 . The mortarboard is a symbol of ancient honor a n d distinction which carries certain a n d serious responsibilities. In e a r l y universities, students who adopted t h e clerical or monastic robes did so as a sign t h a t t h e y were devoting their lives to the profession of learning, in recognition of which t h e y received certain privileges. This is t h e recognition which we give along w i t h t h e responsibilities, of which t h e m o r t a r b o a r d is our sign. However, M o r t a r Board is more t h a n j u s t academics. Members of M o r t a r Board members also work together to improve t h e c o m m u n i t y a r o u n d t h e college. E v e n t s such a s spring p a r k s clean-up, pumpkin c a r v i n g with CASA, a n d a developmentally disabled prom promote growth a n d strength within the community. Members also give back to t h e school though t h e W e a r i n g of t h e Blue breakfast, a n d t h e H.0.PX1. (Hope Outstanding Professor. Educator) award, given to t h e most outstanding teacher a t Hope, as voted b y t h e g r a d u a t i n g class.

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He shoots, he scores! The team celebrates the goal! (Photo courtesy of Hockey Club)

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Hope's stick handling is excellent. (Photo courtesy of Hockey Club)

An extraordinary save by Hope's Goalie! (Photo courtesy of Hockey Club)

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e Hope College H o c k e y Club began in the 1 9 9 6 - 9 7 season. The t e a m p l a y s in t h e Michig a n Collegiate Hockey Conference (MCHC) with other club t e a m s f r o m t h e a r e a . After a few rough y e a r s , t h e t e a m began to be able to put u p a good fight a g a i n s t other a r e a colleges. Since t h e a r r i v a l of Hope H o c k e y A l u m n i Coach Chris V a n Timmeren^-OSXitithe 2 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 1 season, t h e t e a m h a s m a d e drastic improvements. E a c h y e a r since t h e s t a r t of his career, t h e F l y i n g D u t c h m e n h a v e g r e a t l y improved their records, a n d this y e a r Chris got his fiftie t h win. Last y e a r ' s t e a m s k a t e d to their first ever w i n n i n g season a t 1 5 - 1 3 , a n d finished 5 t h in t h e Division III Club H o c k e y National T o u r n a m e n t in A t l a n t a Georgia, Hope knew t h a t t h e y were t a l e n t e d a t t h e beginning of t h e y e a r , a n d set out to best t h e records set last y e a r , a n d win its first ever National Championship. x This season w a s b y f a r t h e best in Hope H o c k e y h i s t o r y . T h e D u t c h m e n finished t h e y e a r w i t h a record of 2 5 - 6 - 0 . T h e regular season w a s highlighted b y a 9 - 1 v i c t o r y over C a l v i n College a t h o m e in f r o m of 1,000* fans, a n d a n o v e r t i m e v i c t o r y of t h e n undefeated D a v e n p o r t U n i v e r s i t y . Hope won its first ever MCHC L e a g u e T o u r n a m e n t C h a m p i o n s h i p

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Time for a team huddle. (Photo courtesy of Hockey Club)

with a 4 - 2 v i c t o r y over Calvin, a n d w a s voted t h e n u m b e r one t e a m in t h e Midwest for Division III. This m e a n t t h a t t h e D u t c h m e n were given a n u m b e r one s e a t in their b r a c k e t for this y e a r ' s Division 111 N a t i o n a l T o u r n a m e n t in Muskegon, Michigan. T h e t o u r n a m e n t w a s comprised of t h e best 1 6 t e a m s of t h e 8 5 Division III t e a m s a r o u n d - t h e natiori. After cruising t h r o u g h their first g a m e w i t h Virginia Commonwealth University, t h e Dutchmen faced two tough b a t t l e s f r o m College of t h e C a n y o n s of V a l e n c i a CA a n d t h e U n i v e r s i t y of Georgia, Hope persevered w i t h tough defense, a n d pulled off t w o victories b y o n l y one goal each. T h e semi-final o v e r t i m e v i c t o r y over t h e U n i v e r s i t y of Georgia g a v e Hope t h e c h a n c e to win t h e N a t i o n a l Championship. I n t h e f i n a l g a m e Hope faced r i v a l Muskegon C o m m u n i t y College, b u t w a s not a b l e to come a w a y w i t h t h e v i c t o r y . T h e D u t c h m e n o u t p l a y e d a n d outshot Muskegon, b u t struggled to p u t t h e puck in t h e net. I n t h e e n d Hope w a s forced to settle for Runner-Up. T h e National T o u r n a m e n t t r u l y w a s a spectacular end to a g r e a t y e a r , a n d t h a t success will s u r e l y follow t h e D u t c h m e n in t h e y e a r s to c o m a

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A shot from Hope's team is blocked by a visiting d e f e n d e r . (Photo courtesy of Hockey Club)

A visiting player intercepts the pass. (Photo c o u r t e s y of Hockey Club)

Flying Dutch Hockey Team the MCHC League Tournament Champions

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Getting the car ready for the homecoming parade! (Photo courtesy of Sacred Dance)

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, dance is a form of worship to offer praise a n d t h a n k s to God t h r o u g h dance. R o m a n s 12". 1 s a y s , "Therefore I u r g e y o u brothers a n d sisters, in v i e w of God's m e r c y , to offer y o u r bodies a s living sacrifices, h o l y a n d pleasing to God w h i c h is y o u r spiritual a c t of worship." Sacred d a n c e is a place w h e r e Christians can come d a n c e beforajhe-tord^offering their bodies a s living sacrifices, h o l y a n d pleasing to God T h e hope a n d p r a y e r of Sacred D a n c e is t h a t others m i g h t be led to worship b y their praise a n d t h a n k s g i v i n g to God t h r o u g h dance. W h e n members of Sacred Dance, worship t h e y {do not p u t on a performance, b u t t h e y d a n c e for a n audience of o n e t h a t God alone would be praised a n d be pleased F r e s h m a n P a u l a G r a h m a n n said "1 e n j o y e d t h e opportun i t y to use m y t a l e n t to worship Almost f i f t y students g a v e u p their S a t u r d a y mornings to rehearse a n d fellowship in a student-led BiBle-study. Oneg a piece w a s completed it would be performed a t t h e chapel services or on S u n d a y mornings a t Holland a r e a c h u r c h e s . T h e pieces t h a t w e r e p e r f o r m e d t h r o u g h o u t this y e a r were". Spirit of t h e Lord Let It Rain, Worlds Apart, Jesus, Lover of M y Soul, E v e r y Season, R e f i n e Me, N e v e r Be S h a k e n (Psalm 62), More T h e n J u s t E n o u g h For t h e M o m e n t s I Feel Faint, All I W a n t To Do, H a n d s a n d Feet, Praise Song, a n d Liquid

The Sacred Dance troupe. (Photo courtesy of Sarcred Dance)

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Silent Praise, worshipping God with their hands at Gospel Fest. (Photo courtesy of Silent Praise)

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Silent Praise started in 1 9 9 6 , a n d bec a m e a n official Hope College student group in t h e spring of 2 0 0 1 . Silent Praise w a s started a n d still aims to worship Goc^through ^ m e r i c a n Sign L a n g u a g e to be witnesses for God a n d expose t h e c a m p u s a n d surrounding c o m m u n i t i e s to t h e deaf c u l t u r e . T h e y went to local churches a n d performed a s special music, participated in Gospel Fest a n d t h e Gospel Choir's spi ~ mat lent Praise this y e a r . Their director was S a r a Zwart, their treasure w a s

f T e a c h i n g new signs at C a m p Blodgett. (Photo courtesy of Silent Praise)

eig, Esch, Christerr~0OTrfier, a n d A m y Wing. This past y e a r , t h e y went on their first retreat to C a m p Blodgett. It w a s a great opportunity for e v e r y one to get together to h a v e some fun, fellowship, a n d learn several songs in preparation for t h e semester.

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Kathy W y n g a r d e n with Resthaven residents on Makea - D i f f e r e n c e Day. (Photo courtesy of NCF)

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Kari Weaver and Laura Cowen at R e s t h a v e n on Make-a-Difference Day. (Photo courtesy of NCF)

Nurses' Christian Fellowship (NCF) is p a r t of I n t e r V a r s i t y Christian Fellowship, NCF started on c a m p u s about four y e a r s ago when a group of nursinrf students desired to h a v e a chapter a t Hope College. T h e y meet once a week to fellowship with other n u r s i n g students in a non-academic setting. T h e y h a v e a Bible s t u d y a n d follow a s t u d y book published b y I n t e r V a r s i t y Press. T h e y share p r a y e r requests a n d p r a y together. T h e y also t r y to participate in service activities. In t h e f a l l t h e y helped out with Make-aDifference D a y b y going to Resthaven. T h e y m a d e b a n a n a breaa a n d pumpkin bread with t h e residents while getting to know t h e m a t the same tima Their goal is to s h a r e Jesus Christ with each other a n d t h e world both personally a n d professionally t h r o u g h nursing. T h e y t a l k about how we share Christ in our nursing practice, how we c a n s h a r e His love w i t h patients a n d families, a n d how t h e y c a n grow in their personal j o u r n e y w i t h Christ. Some students participate on a n intermitt e n t basis based upon thair schedules a n d some a t t e n d w h e n t h e y h a v e special p r a y e r requests. The informal n a t u r e of t h e group makes it a m e a n i n g f u l experience even for those who participate intermittently. K a t h y W y n g a r d e n is t h e f a c u l t y advisor, a n d Erin Hughes was t h e President of NCF for this academic y e a r .

DeeAnn Maynard, Kathy Wyngarden, Laura Cowen, and Erin Hughes making cards for newly accepted nursing students and graduating seniors. (Photo courtesy of NCF) m

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The 2002 Beach Party at tunnel park...how many people can we fit in the hamburger? (Photo by PCS)

Fellowship of Christian Students is a non-den o m i n a t i o n a l group of students w h o come together once or twice a week for r e g u l a r meetings w i t h speakers a n d praise & worship a n d p r a y e r meetings. There a r e u s u a l l y a b o u t 1 5 students w h o come e a c h week to develop friendships a n d grow together in C h r i s t T h e y h a v e a n n u a l r e t r e a t s a s well a s beach p a r ties a t T u n n e l P a r k a t t h e beginning a n d end of each school y e a r . There a r e service projects about once a m o n t h w h e r e students come together to serve t h e c o m m u n i t y or t h e c a m pus, Some g r e a t memories a r e t h e beach p a r ties'. grilling h a m b u r g e r s on a grille t h a t refused to light, ice c r e a m sandwiches, a n d "carrot a r i " retreats', h a v i n g b r o u g h t no sleeping b a g to a c a m p w i t h A - f r a m e cabins it begins to snow. H a v i n g snow ball fights, m a k ing grilled cheese sandwiches, p l a y i n g games/ a n d meetings! P h a r a n a W e d n e s d a y n i g h t p r a y e r , worship a n d wonderful speakers. Senior Night. It's a terrific group a n d a whole lot of f u n l e a r n i n g m o r e a b o u t Christ a n d each other!

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Just sit back and let the wind take you away! (Photo courtesy of Hope Sailing)

First step: get the boat into the water! (Photo courtesy of Hope Sailing)

O k a y , so t h e boats don't alway stay straight up! (Photo courtesy of Hope Sailing)

Sailing on the windy seas. (Photo courtesy of Hope Sailing)

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This tough group of men a n d women do not limit their boating to w a r m weather. While t h e rest of Hope is huddling under blankets, this student operated organization heads to Wisconsin, Lansing a n d various other places for sailing regattas. The sailing club w a s re-established in 1 9 9 5 a n d h a s been flourishing ever since, Hope College hosted its own r e g a t t a in 1 9 9 6 . The season starts in tHe fall as club members head out to ktawa B a y Y a c h t Club to practice several hours a week before t h e races. The races generally t a k e place on the weekends. The sailarg^race Lasers like those pictured which were graciously donated b y t h e M a c a t a w a B a y Yacht Club. Although sailing experience is helpf u l all students a r e free to join t h e club a n d sail for Hopa


Men and women Ulitmate Frisbee Team! (Photo courtesy of Ultimate Frisbee)

The 2 0 0 2 - 0 8 Men a n d Women's Ult i m a t e Teams m a d e Hope College Hist o r y once again. The women's t e a m finished its second season a s a n official team, a n d t h e y m a d e a lot of progress in doing so. T h e y played well a t t o u r n a m e n t s a n d began a regular practice schedule. The t e a m is growing a n d is t a k i n g a large step in establishing itself a s a solid club team. The men's t e a m h a d its best season in t h e h i s t o r y of Hope College, The t e a m was not o n l y a dominating force a m o n g division three schools b u t also took on t h e v e r y best schools from Division 1. On Top of being a great t e a m no one will forget the f u n t h a t the team h a d a t Huckfest, t h e LSU tournament, a n d Arctic Vogue (everyone's f a v o r ite tournament). It w a s a great y e a r with lots of memories t h a t will go with t h e m throughout lifa

T h e girls c a n s t a n d on their o w n as t h e y p r o v e d for the second year! (Photo courtesy of Ultimate Frisbee)

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Liz T y n d e l l a n d A l e s h a H u b e r remember to always face the audience and smile. (Photo courtesty of Poms)

After n e a r l y W o y e a r s of p l a n ning, t h e Hope College Pompon T e a m took t h e floor on December 8rd, 2 0 0 2 for t h e first t i m a T h e t e a m h a s been t h e vision of iiors H e a t h e r Q u a l m a n a n d T y n d e l l since t h e y m e t each other d u r i n g their first y e a r a t H o p a After two y e a r s of h a r d work, n u m e r o u s meetings, a n d a p p r o v a l hearings, t h e two were f i n a l l y able to m a k e their d r e a m a r e a l i t y in October w h e n t h e y h a d t r y o u t s for t h e first t e a m ever. T h e s q u a d consisted of sixteen women who, t h r o u g h o u t t h e c o u r s e of t h e s e a s o n , p o u r e d countless h o u r s into practicing a n d perfecting routines to be performed a t t h e men's h o m e V a r s i t y Basketball games. In t h e end,

E Diana Brudzewski and Christy Churchill preparing for tryouts! ( P h o t o c o u r t e s t y of Poms)

The Pompon team s h o w s off their kickline at halftime! (Photo courtesty of Poms)

Pompon Team: Diana Brudzewski, Christy Churchill, Erica Hess, Alesha Huber, Julie Karger, Alex Kealey, Jilian Mikols, Kristin Meullner, Anna Pusinelli, Courtney Saltarski, Stephanie Szydlowski, Kirsten Werley, Ashley Williams, Katie Zuhr. (Photo courtesty of Poms)

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We are ready for the game! Can't wait to get out there and show everyone what we are all about! (Photo courtesty of Poms)

all their h a r d work paid off, a s t h e women were welcomed a n d received b y t h e c a m p u s a n d Holl a n d c o m m u n i t y with a b u n d a n t praise a n d encouragement. While performing a n d t e a m support a r e t h e m a i n objectives of t h e Pompon Team, t h e w o m e n also spent t i m e getting to k n o w each other better a n d introduced a few m e n into t h e rigors of Poms wheri t h e group invited t h e m to perform w i t h t h e m for a r o u t i n a T h r o u g h o u t t h e season, t h e group performed a t f i v e men's g a m e s a n d a t Dance M a r a t h o n . While t h e y feel t h e t e a m ended its first season a success, t h e women of t h e Hope College PomPon t e a m look f o r w a r d to y e t a n o t h e r c h a n c e n e x t y e a r to prove themselves on t h e field.

Can't help but make friends with your fellow Pom team! (Photo courtesty of Poms)

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For over 7 5 0 students, t h e end of this y e a r m a r k e d t h e h a l f w a y point of their college careers. The sophomore class spent the y e a r getting involved both a c a d e m i c a l l y a n d socially. Most declared t h e i r m a j o r s b y t h e end of t h e y e a r , feeling proud relieved a n d m a y b e e v e n a little a f r a i d T h e y ' r e finished w i t h core classes a n d a r e m o v i n g into t h e r e a l m of t a k i n g o n l y those classes t h a t c o u n t t o w a r d their individual majors, m a k i n g friends w i t h t h e d e p a r t m e n t secretaries a n d getting to k n o w a l l t h e professors in their chosen aresu T h e y ' v e also t a k e n a d v a n t a g e of t h e social activities a r o u n d campus, getting involved a n d for some e v e n m o v i n g into leadership positions. After two y e a r s on campus, t h e y ' v e g o t t e n to k n o w t h e ropes. M a n y sophomores got involved in activities t h e y n e v e r tried a s freshmen a n d began to find their niche in t h e c a m p u s c o m m u n i t y .

w h e t h e r t h a t be t h r o u g h Greek Life t h e Pull, N y k e r k , t h e a t r e , d a n c e , m u s i c . Student Congress, sports — either v a r s i t y , club or I M — a n d t h e list goes on. Most sophomores still lived in residence halls, b u t h a d t h e a d v a n t a g e of knowing most of t h e people a r o u n d t h e m before t h e f a l l semester s t a r t e d Roommates became good friends or, u n f o r t u n a t e l y for some enemies a s t h e y e a r passed b y life lessons, s u c h a s t h e f a c t t h a t sometimes best friends don't m a k e t h e best roommates, were l e a r n e d T h e women or m e n in t h e h a l l s became each other's support group for t h e ups a n d downs of t h e y e a r . As sophomore students began finding their place a r o u n d campus, both in t h e academic a n d t h e social w o r l d Friends c a m e a n d went, classes were added a n d dropped m a j o r s were decided a n d c h a n g e d b u t t h e experiences t a k e n a w a y were a l w a y s worthwhila

Christial Agre Dykstra Erlanger, KY Laurel Albonico Cook Spring Lake Denisa Alexandrescu French House Romania Olim Alimov Cook Younkers, NY Hannah Allen Kollen Howell

npln w Katrina Alvesteffer Cook Whitehall Keri Apostle Phelps Hall Muskegon Johnah Archer Cook Randolph, NY Kristin Asimakoupoulos Kollen Naperville, IL Hannah Augustine Phelps Elburn, IL

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Megan Augustson Off campus.... Beaver Dam, Wl Luke Austin Cosmopolitan ... Las Vegas, NV Chris Avery Durfee Macomb Tara Baase Gilmore Lake City Serge Badiane Senegal Schuppert Cottage

Anne Baker Voorhees Katrine Baker Phelps Warren Baker Voorhees Kristin Barncord Gilmore Katherine Barr Phelps

Wheaton, IL Indian River Mount Pleasent Granger, IN Grand Rapids

Charity Barton Gilmore Wheaton, IL Michelle Barton Troy Diekema Cottage Tyler Basler Cosmo Auburn Jennifer Bassman Kollen Scotch Plains, NJ Michelle Bauder Cook Hudsonville

Kelly Bauer Phelps Sarah Bauman Kollen David Bellows Durfee Chad Benson Phelps Meri Berghorst Phelps

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Traverse City Lakewood CO Rochester, NY Grand Ledge Zeeland

Tessa Beukema Phelps Chicago, IL Krystal Beyer DeGraaf Cottage Alpena Mike Billingsley Phelps Birmingham Nate Bisbee Scottsdaie, AZ Wyckoff Lacey Blackport Kollen Hudsonville

Cynthia Blaszak Phelps Stephen Blevins Cook Rebecca Bloemers Kollen Amy Blok Scott Robert Bode Phelps

Lake City Grand Blanc Caledonia Spencer, I A Poulsbo, WA

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David Boersma Cosmo Holland James Bolt Cosmo Spring lake Brian Boom Durfee Coopersville John Boote Durfee Holland Anthony Bordenkircher Durfee Little Rock, AR

M Jessica Bos Kollen Lindsay Bottema Gilmore Martha Bouwens Cook Lauren Bransen Kollen Andrea Brooks Gilmore

Grand Rapids Spring Lake Zeeland Park Ridge, IL Elk Grove, CA

Kelly Brown Phelps Rochester, NY Linsday Brown Van Vleck Boise, ID Melissa Brown Van ZyI Cottage... Nonvalk, OH Anna Brownson Kleinheksel Cottage.... Holland Abby Buchwalter Cook Hopewell, NY

Chris Buck Phelps Stephanie Buck Gilmore Tonzia Buor Scott Murry Burgess Phelps Joshua Burkhour Cosmo

Sara Burns Van Vleck Andrew Bussler Phelps Michelle Button Gilmore Emily Cable Scott Lauren Caluory Kollen

Emily Campbell Gilmore Jamie Campbell Dykstra Julianne Carrier Phelps Daniel Carter Wyckoff Kathryn Caulfield Kollen

Vicksburt Fort Wayne, IN Holland Byron Center Jenison

Naperville, IL Holland Haslett Columbus, OH Traverse City

Glenview, IL Harrisvillle Ann Arbor Troy Naperville, IL

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Kari Chase Gilmore Matthew Chatelain Kollen Bridget Chervenka Lichty Alfred Chimoski Kollen Christina Churchill Kollen

Windfield, IL Portage Grand Rapids Suttons Bay Barrington, IL

Christopher Clark Cook Holland Richard Cnossen Cosmo Grand Rapids Cassandra Colegrove Voorhees Morganville, NJ Stefan Coltison Voorhees Holland Christen Conner Gilmore Fort Wayne, IN

Mattew Cook Cook Colleen Cooney Phelps Holli Cooper Kollen Shellila Cooper Cook Amanda Corbett Kollen

Wyoming Radcliff. KY Cassidy City Holt Grand Rapids

Katie Corstange Kollen Kalamazoo John Cowen Cosmo Dexter Andrew Crane Yonkman Cottage Ceder Spring Madeline Crist Phelps South Whitey SD Mitch Cumings Kollen Holton

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Jonathan Currey Wyckoff Crystal Dahike Kollen Jenelle Dame Lichty Tyler Danek Durfee David DaPrato Voorhees

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Tara Darter Dykstra Jade Davis Kollen Jill Davis Lichty Jared DeBacker Belt Cottage Eric DeBoer Durfee

FowlerviHe Antigo, Wl Holland East Chesening Richmond, IN

Romeo Battle Creek Wyoming Jonsville Holland

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Nicolas DeBoer Poll Cottage Anna DeHaan Phelps Ben Dehaan Phelps Michael DeHaan Durfee Amanda Dekker Gilmore

Danville, IL Grand Rapids Cadillac m s l m

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Katherine Dekker Phelps ... Menomonee Falls, Wl Ryan DeMann Kollen Kentwood Bryan DePotty Wyckoff Kentwood Kortney DeVito Kollen Okemos Krista Dlephuis Kollen Rochester, MN

Brianna DiSalvio Phelps Quyen Do Kollen Emily Doran Van Vleck Liz Doran Kollen Lori Dowdy Kollen

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Homer Holland Mundelein, IL Mundelien, IL Muskegon

John Drake Phelps Rochester Hills Heather Drumm Hastings Lichty Ellen Dudeney Cook Booton, MA Haley Dulaney Brownstone ApartmentsNewago Garrison Dyer Ann Arbor Wyckoff

Hillary Dykema Gilmore Grand Rapids Christopher Dykstra Durfee Lansing, IL Joseph Dykstra Kollen Zeeland Lisa Elenbaas Hamilton Cook Meaghan Elliott Kollen Brighton

Laura Ellis Gilmore Quinn Ellsworth Kollen Jillian English Gilmore Lindsay Fach Voorhees John Falatko Durfee

Aurora, IL Portage Grandville Rose City Pleseant Lake

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Valerie Falstad Voorhees Ashley Farr Kollen Katherine Fields Kollen Lisa Filler Phelps Jennifer Folkert Phelps

Michelle Folkert Phelps Lewis Ford Phelps Drew Forsyth Scott Karl Foust Cook John Freyermuth Kollen

Timothy Fry Kollen Jaquelyn Funk Phelps Helen Fylstra Dykstra Ashley Galat Gilmore Jarred Gall Kollen

Holland Jenison Kalamazoo Fort Wayne, IN Zeeland

Hudsonville Zeeland Vicksburg Plymouth Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids Muskegon Hinsdale, IL Haslett Saline

Divya Ganta Phelps Oman Sarah Gardner Phelps New Castle, PA Amanda Gardynik Howell Kollen Zachary Garrett Spring Lake Cook Brittany Gasper Phelps Owings Mills, MD

Lacey Gaubatz Phelps Dana Genow Gilmore Kyle Gier Durfee Melissa Gifford Van Vleck Katherine Gignac Kollen

Amanda Glas Diekema Ctg Anthony Gleason Kollen Mark Gleason Kollen Megan Goff Lichty Travis Goldwlre Scott

Canton Grand Rapids Holland Normal, IL Washington

Kalamazoo Allegan Ann Arbor Traverse City Grand Ledge

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David Gorno Off Campus Henry Gould Cook Candace Graham Kollen Katherine Grambau Phelps Andrea Gramm Gilmore

Holland Zeeland Hudsonvllle Kalamzoo Bremen, IN

Lindsey Greene Jackson College East Clarissa Gregory Portage, Wl Kollen Daane Griffeth Grand Rapids Durfee Rachel Groggel Kollen Grand Rapids Sandra Guenther Germany German Cottage

Carol Guess Voorhees Fort Wayne, IN Angela Haberlein Phelps Interlochen Marcy Halk Phelps Walker Samantha Halladay Voorhees Reed City Molly Hamel Phleps Grand Rapids

Daniel Hansens Kollen Midland Sarah Harris Phelps Glenview, IL Stephanie Hartsell Phelps Bloomfield Hills Emily Hatcher Kollen West Dundee, IL Jonathon Hausler Cosmo Marshall

Brittany Havens Phelps Rockford Paul Hayes Cosmo Grand Rapids Elizabeth Headworth Phelps Ionia Nina Healy Voorhees Northfield, MN Erica Heeg Dykstra Pekin, IL

Katherine Helmer Kollen Bloomfield Hills Jennifer Henke Kollen Rensselaer, IN Jessica Henneman Voorhees Ludington Nicole Herbst Voorhees Menomonee Falls, Wl Jessica Hermann Cook Midland

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Katrina Herron Voorhees Jeffrey Heydlauff Durfee Kari Hildebrandt Phelps John Hile Scott Rachel Hilla Kollen

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Davison Chelsea Greenwood, IN Ann Arbor Howell

Rebecca Hillyard Lichty Rochester, NY Adam Hilton Brumler Holland Matthew Hinzmann Kollen Buttons Bay Paul Hoeksema Kollen Grand Rapids Kathryn Hoenecke Phelps Grand Haven

Heidi Hogeboom Kollen Daniel Holleboom Phelps Kelli Hoogerhyde Gilmore Lisa Hoogerwerf Gilmore Holly Hopley Gilmore

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Grand Rapids Grand Blanc Wyoming Holland Algonquin, IL

Wi Amelia Hosford Van Vleck Jessica Hosteller Kollen Alesha Huber Kollen Katie Hughes Phelps Krista Hughes Dykstra

Amy Huizen Lichty Steve Huizenga Phelps

Bath Zanesville, OH De Forest, Wl Paw Paw Rochester Hills

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Martha Hunyadi Lichty Kelley Hutchins Kollen Rachel Hutt Van Vieck Elizabeth Irvine Phelps Katie Jakobcic College East

Kristopher James Phelps Rachel Jamieson Lichty Keith Janofski Wyckoff Renee Jehl Van Vleck Lisa Jewell Kleis Cottage

Kalamazoo Livonia Marion, NY Rochester, NY Nunica

Wheeler Orchard Lake Marquette Fort Wayne, IN St. Joseph

Lauren Jewett Zionsville, IN Cook Audra Jobin Phelps Spring Lake Christopher Johnson Kollen White Lake Elizabeth Johnson Van Vleck St. Anthony, MN Jessica Johnson Phelps Marshall

Jonathan Johnson Reese Cottage David Jorgenson Scott Stephanie Judd Cook Elizabeth Jury Kb/ten Peter Kachur Cosmo

Andrea Kaffka Phelps Jacob Kain Cook Gracia Kamps Gilmore Jeremy Karel Kollen Julie Karger Cook

Fremont Byron, IL Frankenmuth Dewitt Niles

Naperville, IL Williamston Hudsonville Grand Rapids Zeeland

Krista Kawiecki Gilmore Midland Karen Kaye Off Campus Saugatuck Alexandra Kealey Kollen Merton, Wl Mary Kearney Gilmore Clinton Township John Keim Phelps South Bend, IN

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Timothy Keur Durfee Audra King Gilmore Harrison King Durfee Julia King Dykstra Julie King Phelps

Hudsonville Caledonia Lake Odessa Ann Arbor Jenison

Kyle Kleersnyder Durfee Alto Amanda Klepper Lichty Traverse City Jack Klunder Durfee Hopkins Robert Knechl Durfee Grand Rapids Rebecca Knooihuizen Kollen Grandville

Joshua Koning Phelps Erin Koopman Kollen Seth Kovarik Cook Kerrie Krahn Kollen Katie Kresnak Cook

... Kalamazoo Byron Center Traverse City Plainwell Petoskey

Andrew Kroli Arcadian Cottage ,, Caledonia Loren Kronemeyer Kollen Grand Rapids Kathryn Kuipers Byron Center Gilmore Rachel Kuiphof Holland Kollen Aubrey Kurtze Carson City Voorhees

Jeffrey Kurtze Belt Cottage Tiffany Labon Scott Kirsten Lafean Gilmore Lindsay Lagios Phelps Chris Lam Durfee

Sarah Lamer Lichty Jennifer Lampani Gilmore Nicole Lantz Cook Landon Lapham Phelps Thomas LaRoche Wyckoff

Elkhart, IN Memphis, TN Port Huron Traverse City Kalamazoo

Zeeiand Grand Rapids Dyer, IN Whitehall Hudsonville

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Kyle Lawton Durfee Tamika Lee Ross Cottage Theresa Leed Kollen Brooke Leman Gilmore Kimberly Lesmes Kollen

Holland Nunica Snyder, NY Elmhurst, IL Fredonia, NY

Sarah Lesnau Kollen .... Washington Township Glenn Lester Phelps St. Joseph Emily Liang Alpha Phi Cottage .. Fairview, IL Jim Librizzi Phelps Orland Park, IL Matthew Lillrose Cosmo Chicago, IL

Christopher Lininger Cook Stacey Lizzo Phelps Emily Llewellyn Kollen Kristen Lodden Gilmore Jennifer Lowe Phelps

Kalamazoo Naperville, IL Fremont Ada Holland

Amy Lubbers Gilmore Kentwood Adam Lucas Off Campus Alto Bruce Lund Kuyper Cottage Reed City Morgan Machledt Phelps Indianapolis, IN Gabe Macias Phelps White Pigeon

' -ik: Jaime Madigan Gilmore Priya Malviya Kollen Michelle Mandel Kollen Rebecca Marcus Phelps Christopher Marlink Off Campus

Ann Arbor Holland Wheaton, IL Holland Zeeland

Bethany Martynowicz Van Vleck South Holland, IL Caleb Martz Kollen Big Rapids Kristen Marvin Gilmore Mount Pleasent Abbie Matthews Van Vleck Fort Wayne, IN Krystal Matthews Van Vleck Indianapolis, IN

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John Maxwell Phelps Manton Allison McCabe Kappa Chi Cottage Fenton Stephanie McCann Phelps Midland Christopher McGarvey Peoria, IL Wyckoff Lindsey McGrath Gil mo re Wheaton, IL

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Christina McNeely Gilmore Aaron Mehl Durfee Nathan Mejeur College East Heather Mentzer Cook Andrew Mercer Kollen

Derek Meyer Durfee Andrew Meyers Wyckoff Mary Miceli Kollen Meredith Mick Gilmore Erica Miedema Kollen

Amanda Miller Van Vleck Daniel Miller Voorhees Jason Misner Kollen Jericho Moll Kollen Brynne Moore Lichy

Nicole Morell Phelps Caitlin Morrill Cook Joshua Morse Scott Phillip Morse Kollen Helen Motorna Voorhees

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Brian Mott Phelps Brian Mulder Wyckoff Jessica Mumford Smith Cottage Elizabeth Murphy Lichty Carmen Nee Gilmore

Countryside, IL Battle Creek Kalamazoo Wichita, KS Bessington, IL

Allendale ChurchviHe, NY Aurora, IL Roscommon Zeeland

Coopersville Colchester, IL Kalamazoo Anchorage, AK Holland

White Lake Grand Rapids Cadillac Dearborn Heights Kiev

Zeeland Midland ... Kalamazoo Horton ... Kalamazoo

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Jonathan Negley Off Campus Mike Nelsen Cosmo Jessica Nelson Gilmore Kelly Nelson Cook Megan Niergarth Cook

Holland Grant St. Joseph Rockford Traverse City

Addison Noreen Dykstra Hersey Ashley North Voorhees Brighton Chris Nuiver Kollen Grand Rapids Daniel Olson Durfee Mason Daniel Opperwall Durfee Grosse Point Park

Kate Orbaker Phelps Williamson, NY Catherine Otto Phieps Byron Center Sarah Overacker Gilmore Nunica Christopher Paglino Cosmo Troy Candis Parrish Mandeville Cttg ... Traverse City

Margaret Parrish Kollen Scott Parrott Durfee Eric Patterson Phelps Holly Patterson Gilmore Katie Paturalski Gilmore

Grandville Zeeland Fort Wayne, IN Kalamazoo Buchanan

Jessica Nelson and Lacy Peterson as Wendy and Peter Pan in 05 Play of the Nykerk Cup competition. (Photo courtesy of Public Relations)

J. Barret Werlund shows off his manners during VanderProv. (Photo by Rachel Achtemeier)

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Jonathan Paulus Wyckoff Midland Elisabeth Pellinen Phelps Minneapolis, MN Mike Peters Kollen Northville Gretchen Peterson Gilmore Carmel, IN Larissa Peterson Phelps Hudsonville

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Gina Petrovic Kollen Kyle Pett Phelps Jillian Pettijohn Kollen Melissa Pikaart Lichty Tina Pike Van Vleck

Jill Pinter Van Vleck Ashley Plowman Kollen Grace Pollert Kollen Stephanie Post Phelps Megan Praamsma Off Campus

Scottsdale, AZ Holland Grandville Zeeland Rochester, MN

Belleville Mulliken Ada Midland Holland

Andrea Pratt Phelps Traverse City Cassie Prusinski Kollen Niles Anna Puslnelli Gilmore Western Springs. IL Allison Rapaport Kollen Mount Pleasant Ryan Rapp Phelps Grand Rapids

Jasmine Rave Dykstra Dell Rapids, SD Alexandria Reed Kollen Lansing Breeanca Reed Phelps Holland Amanda Reenders Gilmore Grand Haven Octavia Reese French House Detroit

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Jennifer Rigotti French House Dinah Rios Scott AN Rizzo Kollen Emily Robinson Voorhees Jessica Robinson Gilmore

Rudyard Holland Holland Grant Grand Haven

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Kimberly Rockwell Lichty Jenison Adam Rodriguez Cosmo Holland John Rodstrom Phelps Mount Vernon, OH Kristin Roedema Kollen Grand Rapids Steffanie Rosalez Lichty Alma

Amber Ross Kollen Stephanie Ross Dykstra Katherine Roth Phelps Jennifer Rottluff Kollen Emily Rupchock Kollen

Peter Rusche Kollen Brendan Ryan College East Andrea Saldivar Kollen Tara Salo Cook Demetri Salvaggio Oggel

Erin Sanborn Voorhees Ben Sanders Cosmo Pannha Sann Cook Kristin Saper Phelps Ashleigh Sartor Lichty

Amanda Schafer Lichty Laurie Scharp Phelps Bryan Scheffers Phelps Richard Schildhouse Kollen Emily Schlltz Kollen

Amy Schluslar Kollen Emily Schmidt Lichty Gretchen Schmidt Kollen Daniel Scholfield Kollen Megan Scholten Lichty

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Schiller Park Chicago, IL Lansing Naperville, IL Niles

Grand Rapids Petoskey Warsaw, IN Houghton LaFayette, OH

Amherst, OH Evanton, IL Holland Ada Plymouth

Zealand Lincoln, NE Portage Niles Potterville

Lapeer Decatur, GA Decatur, GA Chester, NJ Zeeland

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Nick Schomisch Kollen Martinsville, IN Matthew Schreiber Durfee Grand Haven Jacob Schrock Kollen Clarkville Hannah Schroeder Holland Lichty Nichole Schroeder Kollen Mason

Wendy Schroeder Phelps Michael Schuiling Kollen Daniel Schulte Cosmo Erin Schutter Off Campus Emily Schwartz Kollen

Midland Aurora, CO Ada Hamilton Commerce

Matthew Schwieger Kollen St. Clair Rob Scott Phelps Naperville, IL Trinity Scurto Gilmore Lake in the Hills, IL Shelly Sedgwick Scott Indianapolis, IN Katie Seifert Phelps

Joseph Shaffer Cook Ryan Shedd Patterson Megan Sheehan Kollen Kyle Shepherd Off Campus Sarah Sheridan Kollen

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Muskegon Coldwater Hudsonville Oak Forest. IL Muskegon

Andrea Sieklucki Gilmore Kalamazoo Josh Silko Durfee Michigan City, IN Neil Simons Cook St. Joseph Matt Slack Phelps Kalamazoo Albert Skndebroek Kollen Howard City

Rachael Sloop Welmers Cttg .. Comstock Park Samantha Smith Kollen Hudsonville Sarah Smith Cook Dearborn Kevin Smittie Cook South Haven James Sorge Durfee Bloomfield

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Travis Spaman Durfee Allegan Eva Spiece Brumler Whitehall Nathan Sprik Cosmo Grand Rapids Justin Spyker Patterson Cottage Portage Heather Spykerman Gilmore Holland

Katie Stacy Voorhees Emily Stange Lichty Mary Stark Lichty Laura Steed Van Vleck Kelly Steeves Kollen

Laura Sterling Phleps Erika Stevens Cook Rebekah Stewart Kollen Sarah Stowell Kollen Mari Stuppy Kollen

Whitehall Lapeer Onsted Traverse City Clarendon Hills, IL

Walworth, NY Andover, MN HudsonviHe Lake Odessa Dowagiac

William Sumner Pheips Midland Matthew Svoboda Voorhees Grand Haven Paula Swanson Lake Zurich, IL Lichty Janelle Swisher Kollen Dowagiac Stephanie Szydlonski Van Vleck Muskegon

Mike Tacchella Kollen Nicholas Tacoma Kollen Sarah Taft Phelps M. Erin Tagg Voorhees Anthony Taylor Cook

Sturgis Cedar Springs Linden Renfrew, PA Harrison

Sidra Tees Gilmore Watervliet Abby TeGrotenhuis Gilmore Greencastie, IN Christina Thompson Phelps Holland Jamie Thorley Kollen Hillsdale, IL Matthew Thome Kollen Vermontrille

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Hannah Thurston Scott Beth Tichler Cook Seth Timmer Cosmo Victoria Toben Kollen Liz Tofari Gilmore

Germany Morrison, IL Byran Center Troy Eureka, MO

Joseph Tolton Schuppert Cottage Midland John Toth Kollen Northville Kyle Trapp Durfee Ada Rachel Trautwein Kollen WheatonJL Virginia Trover Voorhees Lafayette, OH

Joe Turbessi Off Campus Shea Tuttle Vennema Takaya Ueno Cook Kristine Umlaut Kollen Abby Uphaus Gilmore

Nunica Aurora, IL Osaka, Japan Plymouth Jackson

Matt Van Der Wende Midland Wyckoff Joshua Van Dop Voorhees Gahanna, OH Pamela Van Dort Cook Midland Michael Van Hofwegen Phelps Spencer, IA Ashley Van Meter Gilmore Jackson

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Nicholas Van Slett Phelps Germantown, Wl Jenna Van Wagoner Gilmore Plymoth Shanna Van Zyl Gilmore Grand Island, NB Jordon VandeBunte Kollen Alto Lauren VandeKopple Gilmore Belmont

Kyle VandenHeuvel Cook Holland Zachary Vander Meeden Cosmo Grand Haven Brad Vanderberg Wyckoff Lemont, IL Corie VanderVeen Kollen Grand Rapids Tyler VanderVen Kollen Grand Rapids

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Gerald Vander Wal III Cosmo Wyoming Daniel VanDis Kollen Kalamazoo Julie VanKalker Kollen Caledonia Phillip VanLaan Lowell Wyckoff Joshua VanNamen Cosmo Cumming, GA

Maureen Yanovitz Kollen Peter VanWylen Durfee John Veldt Cook Emily Veneklase Vorhees Nicholas Vidoni Kollen

Ann Arbor Holland Wayland Grand Rapids Lisle, IL •

Andrew Vlasak Oggel Grosse Pointe Jason Wagenmaker Phelps Grand Haven Michelle Walker Kappa Chi Cottage Brighton Regan Walton Voorhees Lafayette, CO Le Wang Phelps New York, NY

Audrey Waples Lichty Traverse City Lisa Warmus Gilmore Rochester, NY Matthew Waterstone Cook Holland Corlnne Watters Phelps Mason Nate Weaver Cook Grand Rapids

Samara Webb Phelps Andrea Wellman Cook Andrew Wells Phelps Kirsten Werley Kollen J. Barrett Wernlund Phelps Brown

Lansing Portage Midland Holland Deer, Wl

Ashley Weston Lichty Petoskey Lindsay White Kollen Traverse City McGregor Whitney Kollen Suttons Bay Julie Wiant Gilmore Rochester Hills Anna Wlckstra Gilmore New Era

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Joshua Wiersma Durfee Ashley Williams Kollen Ashley Williams Phelps Ross Williams Kollen Samantha Wilson Kollen

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LaGrange, IL Northville Elkhart, IN Travers City West Olive

Timothy Wilson Phelps Amelia Wing Gilmore Stephanie Witmer Phelps Lucas Wolfe Parkview Deb Working Phelps

Hudsonville Maple City Muskegon Cedar Springs Zeeland

Kristin Woroniec Phelps Jean Wu Van Vleck Matthew Wyngarden Off Campus Jennifer Yamaoka Cook Stephen Yarbrough Off Campus

Fenton Livonia Holland Zealand East Lansing

David Yetter Wyckoff LaGrange Park, IL Jessica Yokas Van Vleck Oelwein, IA Travis Young Kollen Holland Abigail Youngerman Royal Oak Lichty Daniel Zomerlei Durfee Byron Center

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Des Plaines, IL Lake Forest, IL Kalamazoo Hudsonville Byron Center

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Some students spent the summer teaching science camps for elementary students. (Photo courtesy of Chemistry Dept.)

Local elementary students attended science c a m p s held in Peale Science Center. (Photo courtesy of Chemistry Dept.)

Professor Todd G u g i n o helps a student with his project during scicamp. ence (Photo courtesy of Chemistry Dept.)

2 1 8 Chemistry Camps

This summer, I found myself in a great o p p o r t u n i t y to develop c u r r i c u l u m a n d t e a c h s u m m e r science c a m p s a t Hope College. From t h e m o m e n t school w a s over for t h e y e a r , I s t a r t e d c u r r i c u l u m development for t h e s u m m e r science camps. I w a s p e r s o n a l l y in c h a r g e of "How Things W o r k " a n d " E n v i r o n m e n t a l Sciences." These c a m p s m i g h t h a v e been a g r e a t opp o r t u n i t y for children to learn things t h e y were interested in, b u t I feel a s t h o u g h I did most of t h e learning this siimmer. Even t h o u g h I a m h a l f w a y t h r o u g h college now, I believe this job t a u g h t m e a lot more t h a n a n y education class h a s . T h e first four weeks I found myself doing a lot of reading a n d searching. W e h a d to find a week's w o r t h of m a t e r i a l for e a c h c a m p we were focusing on. In order to find good activities, I brainstormed a n d wrote down s e v e r a l things I w a n t e d t h e Dr. kids t o l e a r n d u r i n g t h e week. K r u p c z a k f r o m t h e Physics Department, aided m e in developing t h e c u r r i c u l u m for t h e "How Things Work" camp. He teaches t h a t s a m e class d u r i n g t h e y e a r to college students, a n d h a d some v e r y resourceful ideas. W h e n I h a d f i n a l l y found enough c u r r i c u l u m to fill t h e t i m e for t h e camps, I t h e n h a d to w r i t e u p all of t h e activities so t h a t kids could follow t h e m . Then t h e kids c a m a I could see t h a t I w a s l e a r n i n g a g r e a t deal from t h e kids. I found myself m a k i n g a m i s t a k e w i t h one child b u t correcting t h a t m i s t a k e later in t h e summer. Teaching methods were also a n o t h e r t h i n g I g r e a t l y improved upon. W h e n I signed u p for t h i s job, I w a s n ' t s u r e w h a t I w a s in store for. I feel a s t h o u g h this s u m m e r h a s t a u g h t m e a lot a b o u t teaching, kids, a n d curriculum development. This job w a s a lot h a r d e r t h a n a conventional s u m m e r job, b u t it w a s definitely w o r t h it!


Working together, creating new environments

awA TrHBeta is the bridge between students and f a c u l t y of the biology department. "It is a n organization where hkermnded people can get together, pool ideas and h a v e a good time," said TrHBeta president R y a n H a m b y . This national b r ology honor society whose Alpha E t a chapter has existed on Hope's campus since 1950, is a n assimilation of biology majors and minors who enjoy getting involved in biology beyond the classroom and labs. The members plan service, social and academic-oriented events t h a t are then available to all biology majors and minors. This year, the club sponsored m a n y social events, including a l u a u in the greenhouse and dinners a t f a c u l t y houses. T h e y also participated in Little Science Club, a club r u n b y the Chemistry department, but devoted a couple S a t u r d a y s to biology-related activities. Tri-Beta interacts with the c o m m u n i t y b y inviting the kids in to learn about biology and h a v e f u n doing it," said TriBeta vice president J o d y M u r r a y , who organized the biology portion of Little Science Club. "Overall Tri-Beta promotes u n i t y among the f a c u l t y and students of t h e biology department through the social events and activities. I t s important to get to know the f a c u l t y and feel comfortable around them t h e y are our greatest academic resource during these four years.

/f\?-ol^aAo Two kids mixing chemicals during summer science camp, (Photo courtesy of Chemistry Dept.)

Chemistry students, devoted their time to teaching the scientists of t o m o r row. (Photo courtesy of Chemistry Dept.)

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Tri-Beta Officers Jody Murray, Aaron Johnson, Karina Machado, Ryan Hamby, Matt Teusink, Isabel Le. (Photo courtesy of Tri-Beta)

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Education and expression through music

Senior Alyson Payne performs Act 1, Scene 5 from "The Ballad of Baby Doe" along with A b b i e Matthews,

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Rachel Trautwein. (Photo by Sidra Tees)

Sophomore Hillary Dykema performs Rondo from "Sonata for Horn and Piano" by Heiden for the DeVos Musical Showcase. (Photo by Sidra Tees.)

W e a v i n g t h r o u g h t h e corridors of N y k e r k H a l l on a n y given d a y a r e t h e sounds of musicians a n d singers practicing a n d ensembles rehearsing. There a r e m a n y m u sic ensembles on campus, including! Orchest r a W i n d S y m p h o n y , Symphonette, J a z z Ensemble, A n c h o r Band, College Choir, C h a p e l Choir, W o m e n ' s Chorus, College M u s i c u m , a n d m a n y c h a m b e r groups. Most of these groups rehearse two or t h r e e times a week, a n d h a v e a t least two concerts per semester. Some groups, such as J a z z E n s e m b l e Anchor Band a n d Chapel Choir perform a t special e v e n t s both on a n d off c a m p u s . J a z z Ensemble performs before e v e r y Visiting Writers Series, t h e A n c h o r B a n d spends h o u r s p l a y i n g a t v a r i o u s athletic events, a n d Chapel Choir performs a t local churches a n d also does a t o u r over spring break. S y m p h o n e t t e which is a n elite a r m of t h e Orchestra also goes on tour, a l t e r n a t i n g e v e r y other y e a r between a spring b r e a k t o u r domestically a n d a t o u r of Europe d u r i n g M a y . Performing ensembles a r e filled with m a n y different kinds of students. Music m a j o r s a n d minors, both performance a n d education, a r e involved in m a n y groups, b u t so a r e non-music majors. "I like being i n v o l v e d w i t h ensembles because e v e n t h o u g h I'm not a music m a j o r I e n j o y it a n d it challenges m e to practice a n d keep g e t t i n g better," s a i d f r e s h m a n Kristen

Symphonette violinists rehearse before their big concert. (Photo by Sidra Tees)

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Sophomore Cari Chapin performs a flute solo accompanied by Lisa W a l t e r s . (Photo by Sidra Tees)

Ingaczak, Music is a n a r e a t h a t brings diverse people together to work towards a common goal a n d s h a r e incredible experiences. T h e highlight of t h e y e a r for t h e music d e p a r t m e n t is t h e a n n u a l Showcase a t DeVos H a l l in G r a n d Rapids. Most of t h e groups mentioned a b o v e perform, b u t t h e concert also f e a t u r e s solos a n d c h a m ber groups w h o h a v e to go t h r o u g h a n audition process in order to be selected for t h e concert. Around 1 0 0 0 people including parents, friends a n d interested students flock to DeVos H a l l to see t h e Showcase e v e r y y e a r . Senior J o s h B r a n d e n b u r g performed a v o c a l solo a t t h e Showcasa He expressed, "Devos w a s a g r e a t experience. You get to w a l k on s t a g e a n d give y o u r h e a r t to t h e audience. No m a t t e r w h e t h e r y o u a r e doing a serious piece or a comedy, it's still y o u t h a t y o u ' r e g i v i n g t h e crowd. It is y o u telling a story, g i v i n g a l a u g h or j u s t e n t e r t a i n i n g someone for a few more minutes. There is no feeling in t h e world like stepping on stage a n d knowing t h a t e v e r y e y e is focused on y o u w a i t i n g for y o u to m a k e t h e n i g h t light up. For m e performing is more t h a n j u s t showing w h a t I c a n do, it is showing w h o I a m a n d w h a t I a m m a d e of."

Senior Josh Brandenburg sings "Mama Says" from the musical Footfor the loose DeVos Musical Showcase. (Photo by Sidra Tees)

Senior Nick Toben plays "Serenade, Opus 10" by von Dohnanyi along with the string trio at DeVos Musical Showcase. (Photo by Sidra Tees)

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Choreographer Jessica Nelson smiles with her d a n c e r s P a u l a G r a h m a n n , A n n a Pusinelli and Sidra Tees. (Photo courtesy of Jessica Nelson)

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T h e D a n c e d e p a r t m e n t p u t s on t h e Student Dance Concert twice a y e a r . It is a showcase of student talents. Students a r e provided w i t h t h e u n i q u e opportun i t y to explore choreographic a n d performing t a l e n t s a s well a s production elements t h r o u g h a self-produced, s t u d e n t choreog r a p h e d concert. T h e y h a v e f u l l reign over t h e dances t h e y choreograph, including t h i n g s like music, length, dancers, a n d t y p e of dance. As concert time approaches, students a r e responsible for signing u p to c r e a t e a w o r k a n d Tor holding auditions for their cast. T h e y conceive a n d rehearse their work w i t h assistance a n d guidance from department chair Maxine DeBruyn and faculty member Steven l a n n a c o n a Stud e n t s a r e responsible for cost u m e s a n d m a y get t h e opport u n i t y to design a simple lighting plot for their w o r k As s t u d e n t choreographers begin working w i t h their d a n c ers, t h e y h a v e to go t h r o u g h two ajudications w i t h p r o g r a m directors DeBruyn and l a n n a c o n a T h e first consisted of showing t h e directors t h e choreo g r a p h y t h a t h a d been set a t t h a t point a n d receiving advice a n d suggestions f r o m t h e m . The second w a s like a n audition, a f ter w h i c h t h e directors decided


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Senior Lindsey Root p r e s e n t s her research at the Midwestern Psychological A s s o c i a t i o n in Chicago. The paper submitted by her and Amy Sato was selected as one of 16 Regional Award winners. (Photo courtesy of Psi Chi)

Professor Mary Inman stands by the poster she produced with her students Rosa Morales (left) and Joy Pope (right). They presented their poster at the Midwestern Psychological Association meeting in Chicago. (Photo courtesy of Psi Chi)

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Psi Chi is t h e N a t i o n a l Honor Society in Psychology/ it w a s founded in 1 9 2 9 for t h e purpose of encouraging, s t i m u l a t i n g , a n d m a i n t a i n i n g excellence in scholarship a n d a d v a n c i n g t h e science of p s y c h o l o g y . M e m b e r s of Psi Chi h a v e to be inducted into t h e p r o g r a m . D u r i n g this school y e a r , Hope's c h a p t e r of Psi Chi held t w o inductions, one in November a n d one in M a r c h . A n y s t u d e n t interested in P s y c h o l o g y is allowed to a t t e n d meetings, b u t o n l y those i n v i t e d c a n a t t e n d t h e induction. Besides t h e inductions, this y e a r ' s Psi Chi c l u b held m o n t h l y m e e t i n g s . T h e meetings consisted of p i z z a professors a n d d i s c u s s i o n of P s y c h o l o g y . T h e y a l s o b r o u g h t outside speakers. This y e a r t h e speakers t a l k e d a b o u t m d u s t r i a l organi" z a t i o n a l Psychology, research a n d statistics, a n d a b o u t t h e P h i l a d e l p h i a Center P r o g r a m . Dr. Roehling Dr. Motiff, a n d Dr. M e y e r s of Hope's P s y c h o l o g y D e p a r t m e n t also g a v e personal s t a t e m e n t s a n d t a l k e d a b o u t g r a d u a t e school a n d Intuition'. It's Powers a n d Perils, respectively. M a n y of t h e m e m b e r s also presented their research a t v a r i o u s conferences including Hope's U n d e r g r a d u a t e Research Conference a n d t h e Psi Chi Midwestern Regional Convention P r o g r a m . T h e y also p a r t i c i p a t e d in Dance Marathon, with treasurer R y a n Cox a s t h e i r l o y a l dancer. I n t h e past, Psi Chi h a s visited g r a d u a t e schools, gone to t h e F r e u d exhibit a t t h e Field s M u s e u m in Chicago, r u n a CD drive, a n d m u c h m o r a I n t h e f u t u r e t h e y hope to do some m o r e g r a d u a t e school visits a n d o t h e r f u n stuff.

Heather Swope and Mike Brown present their research at the National Council for Undergraduate Research. (Photo courtesy of Psi Chi)

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The Pre-Law Club Steering Committee: Erica Viegelahn, Jeremy Brieve, Sarah Wilkinson and Brian Manning at one of their morning JPs meetins with Dean Miller. (Photo courtesy of Pre-Law Club)

The y e a r w a s f u l l of forums, discussion panels, a n d guest speakers for t h e Pre-Law Club. T h e Pre-Law Club Steering Committee s t a r t e d t h e y e a r off bright a n d e a r l y meeting several times a t 7 a m a t JP's w i t h t h e D e a n of Social Sciences, N a n c y Miller, to help p l a n J i m Wallace's visit to c a m pus. At t h e s a m e t i m e t h e committee w a s also b u s y organizing visits f r o m t h e President of t h e Michigan Bar Association, Bruce Neckers a n d M i c h i g a n S u p r e m e Court Justice, Robert Young. T h e Steering Committee weren't t h e o n l y ones b u s y on t h e P r e - L a w Club, M a n y m e m b e r s were t a k i n g a d v a n t a g e of t h e c a m p a i g n season a n d p a r t i c i p a t i n g in internships a t local p a r t y h e a d q u a r ters. Pre-Law Club m e m b e r s worked dilig e n t l y calling voters, distributing signs, passing out l i t e r a t u r e a n d e v e n going doorto-door in t h e r a i n to inform local citizens a b o u t t h e November 5 t h election. Some members e v e n helped out w i t h t h e r a l l y for Dick P o s t h u m u s a n d t h e v i s i t a t i o n hosted in t h e Kletz on November 1. Spring semester found t h e club doing some "spring cleaning" a n d setting u p new m a i l i n g lists a n d working on ideas to u p d a t e t h e Political Science D e p a r t m e n t ' s LSAT supplies. T h e club members did t a k e t i m e out f r o m a l l their work to h a v e some fun, though. T h e y hosted s e v e r a l discussion panels on topics such a s t h e LSAT a n d Video Games a n d Violence. T h e club ended t h e y e a r w i t h a dinner a t Pietros w h e r e t h e y hosted Chief J u s t i c e Robert Holmes Bell of t h e United S t a t e s District Court of t h e Western District of Michigan. Next y e a r , t h e club is looking forw a r d to being able to host more c a m p u s wide speaking events a s well a s free w e e k l y help sessions Tor students p r e p a r i n g for t h e LSAT.

Pre-Law Club hosted Supreme Court Justice Robert Y o u n g for his last speaking event of t h e c a m p a i g n season. (Photo courtesy of Pre-Law Club)

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College h a s m a n y diverse purposes/ perhaps one of t h e most i m p o r t a n t is t h e opportun i t y for y o u n g people to grow a n d c h a n g a It affords its participants t h e chance to get their feet wet t h r o u g h hands-on t r a i n i n g in their fields. For m a n y t h e a t r e students, student t h e a t r e productions provide this place for t h e m within t h e t h e a t r e department. E a c h y e a r t h e t h e a t r e f a c u l t y puts on f o u r m a i n s t a g e productions. These shows a r e designed, directed a n d produced b y a d u l t professionals. While these p l a y s provide opportunities for m a n y actors a n d student technical staff, t h e n a t u r e of a n y p l a y limits t h e n u m b e r of students t h a t c a n get involved. M a n y y o u n g actors, directors, designers, a n d stage m a n a g e r s a r e therefore left without t h e o p p o r t u n i t y to t w e a k their skills. This is one of t h e m a i n functions of student produced playsi t h e y provide students w i t h t h e o p p o r t u n i t y to utilize their own artistic abilities, a n d learn to produce p l a y s independent of a d u l t professionals. The m a i n reason students decide to produce their own p l a y s is to fulfill t h e credits required to g r a d u a t e for e v e r y thea t r e m a j o r . In order to fulfill t h e requirement, students m u s t produce a p l a y of their choice, with a s m a l l budget provided b y t h e college, while also filling a n o t h e r production role such a s actor, designer, or director. T h e producing student in t u r n finds other students to fill t h e production roles. This gives y o u n g designers a n d actors a c h a n c e to practice their class work in a tangible, practical w a y . This y e a r three p l a y s were produced including Miss Julie b y Strindberg, prcr duced b y Peter Beck, Twelfth Night or As you Will b y Shakespeare, produced b y P a t r i c k Glaub a n d R y a n Graves, a n d Parallel Lives b y G a f f n e y a n d N a j i m y produced b y Katie Carlston. E a c h of these


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I^y ^Av^^tlvi V&oov-v^ap l a y s w a s different in s t y l e a n d time period g i v i n g a d i v e r s i t y of s t u d e n t s t h e chance to shine in their best a r e n a . For instance in t h e past four years, f a c u l t y h a v e o n l y directed one of Shakespeare's p l a y s . This m e a n s t h a t if a student w a n t e d practice with Shakespearean l a n g u a g e or s t y l e but h a d o n l y j u s t a r r i v e d a t Hope t h e y would be out of luck. F o r t u n a t e l y t h e student production of Twelfth Night provided a n occasion for such students to utilize their knowledge of Shakespeare. "1 r e c e n t l y h a d t h e o p p o r t u n i t y to direct Parallel Lives b y Mo G a f f n e y a n d K a t h y N a j i m y for Katie Carlston's senior project. The experience w a s completely irreplaceable to me" said Kristin Tiscomia, "You c a n n o t t e a c h someone how to produce a p l a y r u n a production meeting or comm u n i c a t e c l e a r l y w i t h designers. The o n l y w a y to learn these skills is b y doing them." Peter Beck h a d a similar experience w i t h his direction of t h e classic erotic t a l e of Miss Julie. Peter described t h e experience b y s a y ing "Working on a f i n a l project w a s a culm i n a t i n g experience for m a J u s t a b o u t eve r y t h i n g t h a t I h a d learned in t h e a t r e u p to t h a t point w a s utilized a n d proved ext r e m e l y helpful." Student produced p l a y s on c a m p u s a r e a w a y to encourage independence a n d artistic freedom in y o u n g adults. T h e y encourage students to use their strengths a n d their imaginations in p l a y production. No idea is discouraged no m a t t e r how c r a z y . Instead, students a r e given t h e o p p o r t u n i t y to learn about themselves a n d t h e kind of a r t t h a t t h e y w a n t to produce, Tiscornia added "When I t h i n k b a c k on all t h e things I h a v e learned a b o u t myself t h r o u g h thea t r e a t Hope College I learned t h e most while being involved in student productions.

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A fellow dancer helps sophomore Jessica Nelson with her make up before the show. (Photo courtesy of Jessica Nelson)

Molly Hamel does a traditional tap dance on a platform. (Photo courtesy of Jessica Nelson)

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Since 1 9 7 4 , t h e Hope College dance departm e n t h a s presented its a n n u a l f a c u l t y d a n c e concert. On M a r c h 6-8, DeWitt T h e a t r e w a s h o m e to D a n c e 2 9 . Although t h e r e a r e m a n y opportunities for students to perform w i t h companies such a s Aerial D a n c e Theatre, I n S y n c D a n c e Theatre, Strike Time, Sacred D a n c e a n d s t u d e n t d a n c e concerts, t h e a n n u a l f a c i l i t y concert is t h e big e v e n t for t h e d a n c e department. T h e concert is a representation of each f a c u l t y member's choreography a n d s t y l a A t t h e beginning of e a c h spring semester, t h e f a c u l t y hold open auditions for a l l interested students. T h e audition process is a n all d a y , competitive experience w h e r e students c a n choose which f a c u l t y m e m bers to audition for, a l t h o u g h it is recommended t h e y a t t e n d a s m a n y auditions a s possibla Freshmen m a y be c a s t in o n l y one piece, while all other students m a y be c a s t in two, b u t t h e r e is no g u a r a n t e e a student will be cast. F o r t y - n i n e students were c a s t to p a r t i c i p a t e in D a n c e 2 9 . As u s u a l D a n c e 2 9 presented a v a r i e t y of works. T h e concert opened w i t h t h e t a p work" 1 9 2 7 Time-Steps 2003," created b y Rosanne-Barton DeVries. T h e piece included v i n t a g e chorus c h o r e o g r a p h y b y Leonard Reed a s well a s original choreogr a p h y w i t h live video projection. Next w a s "Forever W i t h o u t E n d . As It Was," a mode r n piece set in t h r e e sections b y J u l i o E n r i q u e Rivera, A m a n d a S m i t h presented a classical b a l l e t piece en pointe titled "Albinoni," Closing t h e first a c t w a s a cont e m p o r a r y j a z z piece set d u r i n g t h e first semester b y R a y Tadio. Since Tadio o n l y t a u g h t for t h e fall semester, h e set his piece, "Over The Top", before Christmas break. T h e second a c t opened w i t h a scene of h a y bales a n d c o u n t r y f a r m a n i m a l s for D a w n M c l l l h a r g e y - W i g e r t ' s j a z z piece "Bluer Pastures." Steven Tannacone m a d e


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Dancers share a good luck hug before dress rehearsal. (Photo courtesy of Jessica Nelson)

This d a n c e r performed original c h o r e o g r a p h y by Rosanne-Barton DeVries while her feet were projected on a screen above her. (Photo court e s y of J e s s i c a Nelson)

"1927 TimeSteps 2003" was the only tap piece in Dance 29. (Photo courtesy of Jessica Nelson)

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Art Department: Steve Nelson, William Mayer, John Hanson, Del Michel.

Academic Support Center: David James, Jacqueline Heisler, Lisa Lampen, Janet Pinkham.

Athletic Training: Kirk Brumels, Meg Frens, Tonia Gruppen, Patrick Hulst, Richard Ray, Sandi Karafa, Michael Seger, Monica Merkley , Dawn DeVries, Kemery Twining, Annette Gonzalez, Katie Stark, Holly Patterson, Holli Cooper, Ashley Van Meter, Emily Schlitz, Joe Dykstra, Ben Bradley, Tonya Hermenitt, Kelsey Guisbert.

Biology D e p a r t m e n t : Front Row: Lois T v e r b e r g , Debbie Swarthout, Timothy Evans, Donald Cronkite, Thomas Bultman. Middle Row: Kathy Winnett-Murray, Jewel Reuter, Kimberly Risley, Leah Chase-Waller, Kevin Eckerle, Greg Murray. Back Row: Chris Barney, Dan Gerbens.

Campus Ministries: Front Row: Barb Osburn, Jill Ver Steeg, Paul Boersma. Back Row: Tim Brown, Lori Bouwman, C.J. Grier, Dwight Beal, Tim Heneveld.

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\ Communications Department: Front Row: James Herrick, Mark Lewison, Back Row: David Schock, Christian Spielvogel.

Chemistry Department: Front Row: Stephen Taylor, Maria Burnatowska-Hledin, Leah Chase-Walker, Joanne Stewart, Michael Seymour. Middle Row: Willian Mungall, Elizabeth Sanford, Michael Pikaart, Kenneth Brown, William Polik. Back Row: Todd Gugino, Graham Peaslee, Brent Krueger.

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CIT: Front Row: J e r e m y M e y e r , J o n B r o c k m e i e r , Brad Bouwkamp. Middle Row: Steve Bareman, Abraham Anaya, Cheryl Shea, Maria Tapia, Kate Maybury, Steve Elsbury. Back Row: Kris Witkowski, Kevin Mendels, Carl Heideman, Margie Wiersma, Rebecca Robrahn, Pauline Rozeboom, Jeff Peston.

Counseling Center: Rick Dernberger, Jeanne Lindell, Kristen Gray, Jody Sheldon, Gayle Schumaker, Ziyah Dock.

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Dance Department: Front Row: Julio Enrique Rivera. Middle Row: Dawn Mcllhargey-Wigert, Maxine DeBruyn, Linda Graham, Steven lannacone. Back Row: John Dayger.

Economics Department: James Heisler, Herbert Martin, Lynne Hendrix, Kendrick Gibson, Vicki TenHaken, Tom Smith, Victor Claar, Brian Poter, Christina Ritsema.

E d u c a t i o n D e p a r t m e n t : Front Row: Barb A l b e r s , Leslie Wessman, Nancy Cook, Yooyeun Hwang, Jeanine DeH'Olio, Marty Swank. Back Row: John Yelding, Susan Cherup, Baars Bultman, Richard Mezeske, David Zwart.

English Department: Front Row: Willian Pannapacker, Curtis Gruenler, Myra Kohsel, Rhoda Janzen. Back Row: John Cox, Peter Schakel, Natalie Dykstra, Jackie Bartley, Barbara Mezeske, David Klooster, Jack Ridl.

Geology Department: Front Row: Edward Hansen. Back Row: Lois Roelofs, Graham Peaslee, Jonathan Peterson, Brian Bodenbender.

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/ History Department: Front Row: Janis Gibbs, Fred Johnson, Albert Bell. Back Row: Marc Baer, Neal Sobania, Jeanne Petit, G. Larry Penrose, James Kennedy.

Kinesiology Department: Front Row: Joyce Otto, Eva Dean Folkert, Meg Frens, Maureen Dunn, Richard Ray, Anne Irwin, Karla Wolters. Back Row: John Patnott, George Kraft, Steve Smith, Mark Northuis, Ray Smith, Stuart Smith, Kirk Brumels, Dean Kreps. r

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ri Modern and Classical Languages Department: Front Row: Kelly Osborne, Hersilia Alvarez-Rut, Ion Agheana, Maria Claudia Andre. Back Row: Andy Nakajima, Sander DeHaan, Sylvia Kallemyn, Brigitte Hamon-Porter, Jeremy Billedeaux, Diane Lucar, John Ouinn.

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Music Department: Front Row: Stuart Sharp, Charles Aschbrenner, Huw Lewis, Richard Piippo. Middle Row: Margaret Kennedy-Dygas, Linda Dysktra, Mansoon Han, Linda Strouf, Brad Richmond. Back Row: Robert Hodson, Mihai Craioveanu, Brian Coyle, Steven Ward.

Nursing Department: Front Row: Kathy Wyngarden, Paulette Champonniere, Susan Dunn, Debra Sietsema. Back Row: Mary Scheerhorn, Tamara George, Melissa Westerhof.

Philosophy Department: Front Row: Caroline Simon, Andrew Dell'Olio. Back Row: James Allis, Anthony Perovich, Joseph LaPorte.

Physics/Engineering Department: Front Row: Joseph Kaloust, Janice Pawloski, Mark Little, Michael Misovich. Back Row: John Krupczak, Roger Veldman, Peter Gonthier, Paul DeYoung, Kevin Gardner.

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Rebecca Aquino Dykstra .... Lake in the Hills, IL Allison Arend Voorhees St. Joseph Katie Armbruster Dykstra Wooster, OH Katherine Arnold Dykstra Sawyer Laura Arpke Dykstra Clarkston

Emily Ausema Dykstra Steve Austin Phelps Jennica Avery Vorhees Amy Back Dykstra Vanessa Baggio Gilmore

Lisa Bailey Dykstra Lindsey Baird Voorhees Janell Ball Dykstra Kyle Ballard Wyckoff Daniela Banu Kollen

Lisa Baran Dykstra Travis Barkel Durfee Jessica Barker Voorhees Kyle Barnes Kollen Brian Barry Scott

Thomas Barton Kollen Mary Beal Dykstra Jonathan Bell Scott Merodie Bend Dykstra Rebecca Berry Dykstra

Grand Rapids Whitehall Rochester, NY Brookville, IN Glenview, IL

Hudsonville Grant Lansing Manistee Romania

Lyon Zeeland Ada Eastport Plymouth, IN

Saline Grand Rapids Grand Rapids Roberts. Wl Carlock, IL

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Hopkins Oxford Sparta Cadillac Birmingham

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Jessica Blease Dykstra Erin Block Kollen Jason Blout Holland Amy Blum Dykstra Chris Bode Durfee

Jessica Bodtke Dykstra Ashley Boer Kollen Jacob Boers Kollen Keri Boeve Kollen Michael Boone Wyckoff

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Grand Junction Modesto, CA Grand Rapids Wyoming Fruitport

Phoebe Booth Kollen Chelsea Rachel Borgeson Dykstra Grass Lake Laura Borovsky Van Vleck Livonia Gregory Borst Durfee Hall Jenison Benjamin Bradley Kollen Taylors Falls, MN

Erin Bradley Dykstra Hastings Elizabeth Bramley College East.... North fields, IL Jill Bramos Dykstra Harper Woods Nathan Brandsen Scott Holland Kristine Brandt Kollen Olive

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Shawna Buche Dykstra Saranac Tyler Buell Scott Heights, IL Adrianne Bulthuis Dykstra Grand Rapids Paul Burgess Kollen St. Joseph Kevin Burnham Voorhees York, ME

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Zach Christman Wyckoff Lori Clark Kollen Amy Clark Van Vteck Adam Claus Phelps Rachel Cline Dykstra

Gregory Kalamazoo Midland Grand Rapids Grandville

Courtney Clum Dykstra Howell Rachel Cochrane Dykstra Watertown, Wl Meghan Coffey Scott Alexanderia Bay, NY Kenneth Cooke Voorhees Williamsburg Sara Cooper Dykstra Dowagiac

Shelllla Cooper Cook Holt Emily Cornell Dykstra Grapevine, TX Daniel Costello Off Campis Holland Jeremy Cox Cosmo... Grosse Point Farms Kyle Cox Durfee Chelsea

Jennifer Crlsman Dykstra .... Downers Grove, IL Ell Cryderman Voorhees Caledonia Sean Daenzer Scott Clemens Elizabeth Dahm Van Vleck EssexviHe Elizabeth Darrow Dykstra Cheboygan

Clustermates Jill Aardema, Jessica Bodtke, Stefani Langeland, Melissa went apple-picking together in the fall. (Photo courtesy of Jill Aardema)

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Nicholas De Koster Kollen Hudsonville Mike De Young Kollen Holland Karie De Young Dykstra Hudsonville Jesse DeBoest Kollen Lemont, IL Debra Degraff Dykstra South Holland

Laura DeHaan Dykstra Josh DeHaan Kollen Marie DePetris Van Vleck Sean Derby Wyckoff Graham Dethmers Kollen

Mattawan Fremont Troy Cadillac Danville, IL

Jamie DeVries Dykstra DeWitt Leah Dewitt Gilmore Holland Ana Diaz Dykstra Zeeland Jennifer Diekever Dykstra Hudsonville Joseph Diekevers Voorhees.. South Garden, CT

Allison Dishnow Saline Lichty Ryan DiStefano Durfee St. Clair Shores Jamin Dreyer Scott Holland Robert Dody Cosmo White wall Michael Dominiak Dearborn Wycoff

Mark Dondero Kollen Valerie Doran Gilmore Leeta Dore Dykstra Andrew Doupe Kollen Megan Drooger Scott

Taryn Drost Dykstra Katie Dunkin Dykstra Ann Durham Dykstra Holly Dustin Dykstra Chanel Duval Voorhees

Grand Rapids Glen Oak, NY Tustin Pinckney Holland

Charlevoix Dublin. OH Fremont Contoocook, NH Barington, IL

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Dustin Fiddler Durfee Lesli Fisher Voorhees Rebekah Fleck Dykstra Travis Fortney Scott Anneliese Fox Dykstra

Ada Holland Lancaster, KY

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Dean Gibbie Durfee Fremont Elizabeth Gibson Dykstra Avon Lake, OH Peter Gillotte Durfee Glen Arbor Ashley Glickman Dykstra .. Western Springs, IL Matthew Goetz Phelps Holland

Amanda Gonzales Scott Detroit Paula Grahmann Scott Verona, Wl Karis Granberg-Michaelson Kollen Oakland, NJ James Grandstaff Durfee .... University City. MO Michelle Graves Dykstra Flushing

Myra Green Dykstra Laurel, MT Scott Greenman Kollen Brighton Christina Griggs Dykstra Ada Cyrus Groeneveld Phelps Grand Haven Kelsey Guisbert Dykstra Farmington

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Elizabeth Hansen Dykstra Ludington Kara Harden South Haven Lichty Kelly Hargrove Dykstra McHenry, IL Kristen Harris Dykstra Newberg, OR Catrina Hart Voorhees Allegan

Nicole Hass Dykstra Amber Hauptman Dykstra Kimberly Hauser Dykstra St. Aaron Hawn Scott Brandon Hazen Durfee

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Erica Hess Dykstra Howell Amy Heuer Kollen Carbondale, CO Rachel Hiatt Dykstra Rochester, IN Jessica Higgins Dykstra Wheaton, IL Jesse Higgins Phelps Columbia Heights, MN

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Jenna Hoos Scott High Ridge, NJ Elizabeth Horstman Grand Rapids Lichty Brad Houzenga Durfee Fulton, IL Emily Howard Scott Columbus, OH Brian Howard Kollen Traverse City

Michael Howes Durfee Alma Elizabeth Huizenga Vorhees Zeeland Joshua Hundt Kollen Lansing Megan Hunt Scott Holland Kristen Ignaczak Dykstra Park Ridge, IL

Jennie Intveld Dykstra Melissa Ipema Dykstra Ryan Jackson Kollen Rob Jackson Durfee Jennifer James Dykstra

Carson City Lock port, IL Canton Holland Kalamazoo

The snow is falling, t h e sun is just visible students a r e waking for e a r l y class a n d there is a certain peace around campus. Soon t h e "crunch crunch sound of snow under feet will be heard. Noses t u r n red hands dig into pockets a n d paces get buried in scarves as students w a l k to class. Winter takes over for about four months of t h e academic year, teasing those who grew used to snow d a y s in high school a n d torturing students used to a w a r m e r climate. Move m e back to Texas! s a y s freshman Jill Aardema Jill along with lots of students, feel t h a t winter snowfalls a r e beautiful when looked a t from inside For some winter is t h e best time of y e a r . Students t a k e weekend ski trips, build snowmen outside their residence halls, go sledding a n d h a v e snowball fights in t h e Pine Grove. "I've gone skiing since 1 was seven a t M a m m o t h Mountain. The closest places to campus where skiing is possible a r e Bittersweet a n d C r y s t a l Moun tain. I h a v e been to both of these places a n d C r y s t a l Mountain oners hills a lot more like mountains, said senior Terah Moraitis. Winter is unavoidable in Michigan a n d causes more t h a n a few problems. E n t r y w a y carpets e v e r y where a r e soaked a n d covered in snow from people stamping their boots, road salt stains everyones pantlegs, a n d ice threatens to humiliate y o u as y o u w a l k to class. Winter is both beautiful a n d bothersome but everyone must face it a n d remember t h a t spring will come.

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Heather Janofski Dykstra Sarah Jared Scott James Jeltema Durfee Sarah Jeltes Dykstra Mariah Jimmerson Dykstra

Marquette Petosky Saugatuck Ada Lewistown

Mark J o h n s o n Kollen Grand Rapids Jenna J o h n s o n Dykstra Gaiesburg Julia Jones Dykstra Big Rapids Vanessa Jones Gilmore West Bloomfield Sarah Jones Dykstra Eastpointe

Saka Jongekryg Dykstra West Olive Gena Jorgensen Dykstra Williamston Elizabeth Jorgensen Dykstra Beaverton Christina J u d s o n Dykstra .. Hoffman Estates, IL Christopher Kaiser Durfee Columbiaville

Gabriel Kalmbacher Phelps Heather Kamps Dykstra Serene Kanaan Scott Rachel Kapenga Dykstra Neal Karsten Phelps

Indonesia Muskegon Portage Hamilton Zeeland

Paul Kelly Phelps Roscommon Lindsey Kennedy Kollen Traverse City Erin Kenney Dykstra Grosse Pointe Shores Utsab Khadka Scott Nepal Young Kim Kollen Chile

Joseph Kirk Scott Rockford Amanda Kistler Voorhees Ludington Keiko Kito Brownstone ... Yamato, Japan Jessica Klein Dykstra East Jordan Chip Klienheksel Durfee Zeeland

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Karter Klingenberg Durfee Holland Linnae Klompmaker Kollen Holland Bethany Klunder Kollen Caledonia Kent Knudsen Durfee Ludington Claire Koen Scott Saratoga, CA

Stephanie Koenke Dykstra Troy Elizabeth Koning Dykstra Holland Joseph Kopp Kollen Farmington MN Robin Koppenol Dykstra Coopersvllle Jessica Kragness Off Campus Saugatuck

Anthony Kreucher Scott Orchard Lake Abigail Kuper Dykstra Colorado Springs, CO Amy Kurkiewicz Dykstra Rochester Hills Matthew Kuyper Phelps Holland Youngmee Kwon Dykstra Ann Arbor

Audrey Laarman Dykstra Lindsay Lagios Phelps Heidi Lam Gilmore Heather Lam Gilmore Angela LaMonica Dykstra

Holland Traverse City Portage Portage Inverness, IL

Carissa Lamphear Gilmore Grand Rapids Julie Lancaster Voorhees Troy Kerri Langdon Dykstra McHenry, IL Stefani Langeland Dykstra Coopersvllle Katherine Larsen Dykstra Lake Bluff, IL

Eric Laug Durfee Spring Lake Jennifer Layne Gilmore Kalamazoo Christopher LeClair Voorhees Grand Haven Ellen Lee Dykstra Wheaton, IL Jamie Leeuwenburg Dykstra Grandville

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NoahDavid Lein Cosmo Kewadin David Leland Phelps Ypsilanti Phillip Lepper Cosmo Midland Kathleen Lewis Dykstra Grand Ledge Jack Lin Scoff Jackson Heights, NY

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Noree Logsdon Kollen Dixon, IL Erin Lokers Gilmore Grandville Amy Lomasney Dykstra Lockport, IL Gretchen Longstreet Dykstra Hudsonville Sarah Loomis Dykstra Fredonia, NY

Brian Lowell Kollen Grand Rapids Crystal Lucas Dykstra Kalamazoo Kathleen Ludewig Scott Syracuse, NY Michelle Lunn Scott Holland Elizabeth Lynch Kollen Rogers City

Jill Aardema and Melissa Ipema show off matching shirts and Hope pride. (Photo courtesy of Jill Aardema)

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Mallory Lynch Dykstra Genoa City, Wl Jaime Madigan Gilmore Ann Arbor Katherine Madison Voorhees Charlevoix Rachel Maidens Dykstra Hudsonville Nathaniel Makowski Detroit Wyckoff

Benjamin Mannino Kolien Lansing Benjamin Manting Durfee Spring Lake Lauren March Kolien Lafayette, IN Cathy Martyn Dykstra Wheaton, IL Stephanie Martz Kolien Woodland

Negeen Masghati Dykstra Napeiville, IL Meghan McCambridge Dykstra Northville Sarah McDonald Dykstra East Lansing Amy McEwan Dykstra Canajoharie, NY Sarah McGiness Dykstra Lake City

Julie McGowan Scott Winthrop Harbor, IL Kathryn McGrath Dykstra Fremont Andrew McKay Kolien Evart Katie McKee Dykstra White Pigeon Laura McLaughlin Kolien Ann Arbor

Eliza McManus Gilmore Devin McNeil Kolien Kristen McPhee Van Vleck Patrick Mears Phelps Mary Meeker College East

Rochester Hills Lansing Mason Des Plaines, IL Traverse City

Christopher Meeusen Durfee Grand Haven Bethany Metters Kolien Bloomfield Hills Brandon Mersman Phelps Holland Kimberly Meulenbelt Dykstra Holland Elizabeth Mickalich Dykstra Shelby Township

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Julia Miller Scott Kathleen Miller Voorhees Zephyr Miller Dykstra Emily Mills Dkystra Jillian Miols Kollen

Petoskey Kalamazoo Lansing Hudsonville Redford

Bertha Miramontes Spanish House Mexico Austin Mitchell Voorhees Hubbordston Dana Moes Gllmore Highland, IN Sarah Mol Dykstra Wyoming Andrew Moore Scott Hungary

Erlcka Morales Dykstra Holland Kristin Morin Dykstra Grand Rapids Nathan Morley Durfee Grand Haven Steven Moore Kollen Grandvllle Susanne Morton Gllmore Highland Park, IL

Kimberly Mosley Dykstra Hillsdale Wesenyelesh Mulat Scott Ethopla Megan Mulder Dykstra Haslett Jennifer Mulder Gllmore Jenlson Stephen Murphy Scott Evanston, IL

Adam Murrell Durfee Midland Kelli Murrell Scott Falrborn, OH Darren Murrey Phelps Schoolcraft Sayaka Nakatsuji Van Vleck Nagasaki.... Japan Jonathan Narlock Kollen Saginaw

Ross Nave Wyckoff Kalamazoo Emily Nelson Scott Mt. Morris, IL Tasuku Nishino Phelps Kamoawa, Japan Megan Noll Dykstra Lake Orion Oliver O'Brien Vorhees Traverse City

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Meagan O'Neil Dykstra Troy Ashley Oberg Dykstra Haslett Steven Ojala Brimley Wyckofl Nathan Olson Phelps ... Hoffman Estates, IL Nixon Omollo Scott Kenya

Erica Oosting Dykstra Fremont Victoria Orefice Dykstra Grand Rapids David Ornee Scott Zeeland Benjamin Osburn Durfee Holland Elizabeth Otton Voorhees Grand Rapids

Nicole Pach Gilmore Erica Pagorek Gilmore Matt Parker Kollen Jessica Parker Dykstra Andrew Parrish Phelps

Chicago, IL Munster, IN Troy Saline Holland

Aaron Paul Durfee Whitehall Michael Pavelich Bloomfield Wyckoff Allison Pawlowski Dykstra Pinckney Joseph Peretin Voorhees Ludington Ashley Perez Van Vleck Honeoye Falls, NY

Juliann Peterson Dykstra Livonia Mitchell Peterson Kollen Battle Creek Andrew Phillips Durfee Sturgis Brittanny Philo Voorhees Greenville Katie Pierri Gilmore Mundekein, IL

Joseph Pitcher Durfee Gowen Matthew Pridgeon Kollen Montgomery Kirsten Pless Dykstra Rockport, MA Jonathon Ploch Cosmo Bloomfield Mitchell Plosz Phelps Big Rapids

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Erin Poll Dykstra Holland Julie Pollock Dykstra Midland Kevin Pomeroy Phelps Rudyard James Post Scott Bloomfield Leah Post Dykstra Palos Heights, IL

Lance Postma Kollen Holland Joshua Powell Cosmo Palos Heights, IL Aaron Powell Kollen Palos Heights, IL Krlsten Pratt Scott Flint Elizabeth Preston Dykstra Quincy

Casey Preuninger Voorhees Manchester Jeff Price Commuter Holland Kurt Pyle Wyckoff Zeeland Michelle Quabius Kollen Cedarburg Sarah Quesda-Lubbers Scott Queretaro Mexico

iiSiiSi Darcy Quick Gilmore Ian Quinn Wyckoff Katie Randa Dykstra Patrick Ratliff Kollen David Rawlinson Vorhees

Kristyn Recchia College East Nathan Reed Kollen Julia Rees Dykstra Sarah Reese Van Vleck Carrie Reif Dykstra

Winfield, IL Detroit Naperville, IL Ray Okemas

Roch Hills Glen Arbor Traverse City Ann Arbor St. Joseph

Elizabeth Reimink Dykstra Hamilton Jamie Reitsma Dykstra Dyer, IN William Rekshan Kollen Marquette Ellen Reynolds Scott Aurora, CO Jennifer Richardson Dykstra Kalamazoo

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Kristi Richardson Dkystra Cadillac Alison Rickey Dykstra Richmond, IN Ryan Riemer Durfee Ludington Andrew Rienstra Durfee Grandville Robert Riksen Kollen Holland

Jonathan Rink Jr. Kollen Holland Laura Rippberger Kollen Sylvan la, ,OH Andrea Ritter Dykstra Geneva, IL Abigail Rockwood Dykstra Muskegon Suzanne Rogier Vorhees Highland, IL

Jessica Romig Dykstra Craig Root Durfee Rebecca Rooy Gilmore Maureen Rosner Voorhees Hannah Ross Dkystra

Three Rivers Holland Shelby Mattawan Lexington, OH

Lindsay Rotman Lichty Zeeland Krista Rottschafer Gilmore Grand Rapids Kimberly Rowden Scott Chicago, IL Rachelle Ruark Phelps Canton Lynnae Ruberg Dykstra Brighton

Keeping u p with a fad t h a t h a s recently been hitting big cities, t h e college held its first a n n u a l speeddating event mis y e a r . The event, put on b y I.VE. League was led b y J e n J u r y , who came u p with the idea from a TV show, w e were t r y i n g to think of a fundraiser for Dance M a r a t h o n a n d I thought t h a t speed-dating would be fun." Held in t h e M a a s Center, t h e night began with each w o m a n being assigned to a numbered table. The table was decorated with a white tablecloth Hershey kisses a n d a candla Romantic music played in the background while t h e men, identified b y a lettered n a m e tag, rotated among the women h a v i n g a short conversation before progressing to t h e n e x t t a b l a A whistle was blown e v e r y four minutes m a r k i n g the end of one "date" a n d signaling for each person to circle y e s or no corresponding with the person t h e y h a d just met. The fundraiser drew 19 singles from Hope 8 men a n d 11 women. The cost was $5 per person a n d the event lasted about a n hour a n d a half. At t h e end of t h e night, I.VE. League members read over the sheets of paper a n d looked for a n y m u t u a l matches." Participants then received a n email t h a t night which included the n a m e email a n d phone number of their matches. I.VE, League was proud to announce 1 0 0 % success, with e v e r y participant receiving a t least one yes. Junior Lindsay Close stated t h a t she was glad she went. "I h a d a good time, 1 got to meet some new people and I even h a d some matches!"

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Jeremy Ruberg Kollen Cleveland, OH Andrew Ruemenapp Kollen Petoskey Kellyn Rumpsa Dykstra Grand Rapids Alesha Ruscett Dykstra Spring Lake Shannon Russo Dykstra Shelby

Joseph Ryan Phelps Darien, IL Audrey Rykman Dykstra Lancaster, OH Jaime Sabol Kollen Novi Courtney Saltarski Dykstra Kentwood Tiffany Sampson Dykstra Algonac

Kye Samuelson Scott Maplewood, MN Sarah Scoggin Dykstra Buchanan Chiara Savage Dykstra .. Woodland Park, CO Angela Saxton Scott Dowagiac Rebecca Schewe Van Vleck Berkley

Brett Schlender Kollen Stevensville Jessica Schmidt Dykstra Schererville, IN Susan Scholten Gilmore Allendale Tess Scholz Dykstra Portage, IN Kathleen Schonfeld Kollen Howell

William Schramm Dufee Laingsburg Kendra Schussman Phelps Seymour, Wl Amy Schuster Dykstra Schaumburg, IL Matthew Schwabauer Durfee Lakehurst, NJ Keirsten Schwanbeck Van Vleck.... Williamsport, PA

Ashley Scott Dykstra Okemos Eric Sedelmaier Wyckoff Kaleva David Sedjo Wyckoff Spring Grove, IL Laura Shaw Vorhees Wheaton, IL Liz Shaw Dykstra Tulsa, OK

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Emily Shebak Dykstra Northville Darren Shelter Phleps Goshen, IN Elizabeth Shlpman Grosse Pointe Kb/ten Rebecca Shubert Dykstra Nov! Jennifer Shuck Lichty Greencastle, IN

Andrew Shults Durfee Rebekah Shyne Scott Shana Simon Dykstra Amy Slsson Dykstra Katherlne Skaff Voorhees

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Virginia Smith Van Vleck Jenny Smith Dykstra Sona Smith Scott Teasha Smith Kollen Rachael Smith Dykstra

Grand Ledge Muskegon Granville St. Joseph Flint

Portage Portland, ME Shelbyville Wixom Holland

Grand Rapids Otsego Chicago, IL Allegan Portage

Katie Smith Dykstra Sumner Amanda Smits Gilmore Jenison Alexandra Snyder Dykstra Rochester Hills Esley Stahl Van Vleck Chicago, IL Sarah Sterling Voorhees Metuchen, NJ

Lauren Stieper Gilmore Dearborn Kyle Stob Kollen Alsip, IL Kendra Stock Dykstra St. Charles, IL Lindsay Strahle Kollen Fenton Rachel Streelman Gilmore Jenison

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Rebecca Strutt Dykstra Des Moines, I A Amy Strzyzewski Gilmore Midlothian, IL Margaret Stuart Dykstra Rockford Lori Sullivan Kotien River Forest, IL Shawn Sullivan Kollen Ann Arbor M ' \ \ \ S'r * Johanna Swanson Dykstra Lawton Robert Sweas Cosmo Chicago, IL Katrin Sweers Scott Grant Kylee Tamminga Gilmore Grand Rapids Katherlne Taylor Vorhees Holland

Kellee Taylor Voorhees Bath Andrew Taylor Phelps Flushing Seth Teater Durfee Grand Rapids Derek Temple Cook Whitehall Ashley TenHaken Dykstra Leesburg, FL

Amy Ter Haar Dykstra Kentwood Audrey Tetro Dykstra Jenison Christina Thomas Scott Grand Rapids Tisa T h o m p s o n Dykstra Reed City Jamie T h o m p s o n Voorhees St. Joseph

Sean Thurmer Scott Ashley Tillman Van Vleck Jessa Timmer Van Vleck Katie Tinkham Van Vleck Ashley Tittle Kollen

Denae Torpey Kollen Giao Tran Off Campus Scott Travis Cosmo Megan Tripp Scott Ben Troost Phelps

Battle Creek Birmingham Hudsonville Big Rapids Kentwood

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Allison Trotter Dykstra Haslett Cassandra Tubbs Kollen Holland Kristlna Turner Dykstra Redford Melissa Turner Gilmore Grove City, PA Emily Tyler Dykstra Rochester

Darren VanBeek Durfee Orland Park, IL Stacey VanDam Kollen Wycoming Dana Vande Pol Dykstra Grandville Kenneth VandenOever Phelps Portage Timothy Vander Laan Kollen Orland Park, IL

Danae Vanderlaan Dykstra Jenison Julie VanderSlice Gilmore New Era Megan VanderVeen Dykstra Allegan Jodi VanDyke Dykstra Grand Rapids Meghan VanEck Scott Grandville

Rachel VandeGiessen Dykstra Flemington, NJ Julie Valleau Saugatuck College East James Van De Wege Durfee Holland Abigail Van Kempen Gilmore Holland Stephanie Van Stee Kollen Grandville

Eric Van Tassel! Wyckofi Anna Van Wyck Van Vleck Ashley VanArkel Dykstra Shelby VanArkel Dykstra Kerry VanLaan Lichty

Spencer, iA Mears Grand Haven Grand Haven Caledonia

Donald VanAntwerpen Phelps Muskegon Jamee Vanoostendorp Van Vleck Zeeland Rhonda Veldhof Off Campus Holland Mary VerHeulen Scott Walker Michael VerMerris Kollen Ada

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Megan Vivian Dykstra Erin Von Ehr Litchy Rachel Voorhees Dykstra Lndsey Vugteveen Dykstra Jana Wagenmaker Gilmore

Mc Bain New Buffalo Brielle, NJ Jenison Muskegon

Caleb Walcott Wyckoff Brookfield, Wl Kim Walkenhorst Dykstra Rochester Hills Lisa Walters Dykstra Channahon, IL Rebecca Warber Dykstra Jenison Dana Ward Gilmore Mason

Maureen Warfield Kollen Adrian, IN Tyson Warner Wycoff Kalamazoo Gabriel Warren Kollen Woodland David Weatherly Kollen Shelby Township Ryan Weaver Kollen Saline

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Kelly Wheeler Dykstra Angel Fire, NM Jonathan White Scott Holland Carrie Whitfield Dykstra Bingham Falls Rebecca Whitman Dykstra Ludington Hillary Wiard Dykstra Tecumseh

Erin Wickens Voorhees Clinton Twp. Amy Wiegand Dykstra Sylvania, OH Jennifer Wierenga Dykstra Holland Kyle Williams Wyckoff Plainwell Antoine Williams Scott Holland

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Philip Wilson Kollen Brady Wilson Voorhees Lindsay Wilson Gilmore Katharine Winkle Dykstra Tracy Winston Van Vleck

Fruitport Jenison Zealand Allegan Lansing

Daniel Winter Scott Stevensville Gabriel Wise Durfee Free Sail Lisa Wlsnlewskl Scott Arlington Heights, IL Adam Witt Cosmo Kansas City, MO John Wright Phelps Ann Arbor

Katie Wright Dykstra Brookston, IN Peter Wright Durfee Scottsdale, AZ Julia Wylle Dykstra Powell, OH Katherine Yanney Dykstra Wheaton, IL Jennifer Yarmer Dykstra Fennville

Kevin Yurk Durfee Carlynn Zahn Lichty Ryan Zletlow Scott Sarah Zuidema Dykstra Rachael Zwar Dykstra

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Sophomores Emily Arbut, Kendra Baron, Lisa Bauer, Amanda Corbett, Lindsay David, Krista Diephuis, Quyen Do, Rachel Hilla, Kate Jakobcic, Anna Raveschot, Octavia Reese, All Rizzo, Paula Swanson, Kristine Umlaut, Catherine Visintainer, Kirsten Werley

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Juniors Dan Bloemers, Ben Carlson, Chris Hagen, Adam LeClaire, David Miller, Ryan Mulder, Mike Postma, Trevor VanDyke, Mike Zeilstra

Sophomores John Caldwell, Will Farrar, Nate Grinzinger, Russ Higgins, Loren Kronemeyer, Chris Nuiver, Peter Rusche, Demetri Salvaggio, Ross Williams, Dan Zeilstra

Freshmen Jacob Boes, Taylor deRoo, Karter, Klingenburg, Todd Riksen, Jeremy Ruberg, Brett Schlender, Juan Seidel, Dan Winter

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Michael Dunlap, Michael Mulder, James Sheely

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Christian Viel, Tim Kolnitys, Chad Booker, Brad Brondyke, Jung Koral, Lee Heerpsink, Nate Sorenson, Ross Coleman, Jeff Seymour, Kenneth Rogers

Sophomores Brian Fielhauer, Tim Speyer, Seth Kovank, Rob Fron, Kyle Trapp, Aric Miller, Mike Peters, Joe Rumbley, Caleb Martz, Matt Chatelain, Mitch Cummings, Todd Limback, Dan Hansens, Andrew Mercer, John Toth, Brian Hackney, Jake Schrock, AaronThomson, Aaron Mehl, Ryan DeMann

Freshmen Mike Billingsley, Greg Elizondo, Andrew McKay, Gabe Warren, Paul Burgess, Josh DeHaan, Nate Barnett

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Bridget Chervenka, Cassie Colegrove, E. Rhys Dudeney, Jessica Johnson, Emily Liang, Stephanie McCann

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Hannah Allen, Colleen Cooney, Ashley Farr, Emily Hatcher, Biz Headworth,

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Aardema, Jill 152, 236, 240, 248, 294 Abela, Andrew 2 3 6 Abood Alicia 122, 127, 2 7 2 Achtemeier, Rachel 175, 236, 2 5 9 Adair, Stephen 2 6 2 Adams, Andrea 52, 117 Adams, Emily 117, 2 3 6 Adamson, Meghan 52, 2 6 9 Adomitis, Corey 268 Agheana Ion 2 3 3 Acrre, Crystal 173, 196 Ajega Gerald 29, 52, 2 6 2 Alters, Barb 2 3 2 Alters, Meredith 109, 1 2 2 Albonico, Laurel 86, 196 Alcenius, Christine 97, 1 1 0 Alcenuis, Christine 236 Alderink, Elizabeth 236 Aldemik, Elizabeth 174 Aldrich M a t t h e w

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Demisa 196 Alimov, Olim 196 Alleman, Brandon 236

Allen, Ashlea 5 2 Allen, H a n n a h 168, 176, 196, 2 7 2 Allen, Susan 2 3 6 Allis, James 2 3 4 Alsum, Alyssa 1 1 0 Alsum, E r y n 5 2 Alvarez'Ruf, Hersilia 2 3 3 Alvesteffer, Katrina 97. 110, 196 Ambrose Matthew 52 Amundson, Heather 174 A n a y a Abraham 231 Anderson, J a n e t 233 Anderson, Kristen 171, 2 3 7 Anderson, Rebecca 237 Anderson, Sarah 52, 269 Andre M Claudia 233 Andre T i f f a n y 5 2 Andrlik, Michael 122 Antonetti, Edan 237 Anubdson, Heather 237 Apostle Emelie 52, 265 Apostle Keri 97, 166, 196 Aquino, Rebecca 237 Arbut, Emily 2 6 3 Archer, Johnah 196 Arend Allison 2 3 7 Armbruster, Katie 86, 2 3 7 Armstrong, Monica 52, 2 6 5 Arnold Audrey

Arnoldink, David 53 Aronson, Leslie 53, 265 Arpke Laura 2 3 7 Arwady, Rand 5 3 Aschbrenner, Charles 2 3 4 Ash Betsy 1 7 3 Asher, Diane 53, 269 Asimakoupoulos, Kristin 196 Audustine H a n n a h 196 Augustson, Megan 197 Aukerman, Norissa

122 Ausema Emily 237, 2 6 9 Austin, Dale 2 3 5 Austin, Luke 197 Austin, Steve 2 3 7 Avery, Chris 155, 173, 197 Avery, Jennica 17, 175, 2 3 7 Avery, Joe 5 3 Awad Ellen 2 3 5 Awad Habeeb 2 3 3 Ayres, M a r y 53,

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^37 Bailey, Adrienne 5 3 Bailey Lisa 171, 237 Bailey, Melissa 2 6 3 Baird A m y 1 7 4 Baird Lindsey 2 3 7 Baker, Anne 197 Baker, Arianna 5 3 Baker, Katrina 197 Baker, Warren 197 Balduck Andrea 5 3 Baldwin, Sara 5 3 Ball Andrew 2 6 6 Ball Janell 2 3 7 Ballard Kyle 2 3 7 Baltmanis, A m y 53, 106 Bandstra B a r r y 235

Banu Daniela 2 3 7 Baran, Lisa 102, 237 Barber, Jessica 5 3 Barber, Sara 53, 155 Bareman, Steve 231 Barendse Eric 5 3 Barkel Travis 101, 237 Barker, Jessica 2 3 7 Bartlett, Rob 5 3 Barlow, Tim 1 7 8 Bamcord Kristin 117, 197 Barnes, Kyle 98, 113, 2 3 7 Barnet, Nathan 149 Barney Chris 2 3 0 Baron, Kendra 134, 263 Barr, Katherine 173, 197 Barrett, Jennifer 53, 208, 2 6 3 Barry, Brian 2 3 7 Barry, Rebecca 1 7 5 Bart, Kenneth 114, 141, 2 6 8 Bartlett, Robert 266 Bartley Jackie 2 3 2

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Barton, Charity 197 Barton, Michelle 197 Barton, Thomas 237 Easier, Tyler 85, 197, 2 7 4 Bassman, Jennifer 180, 197 Bast, Anne 17, 34, 174 Bast, J a n e 3 4 Batchelder, Brian 53, 2 6 8 Bauder, Michelle 197 Bauer, Kelly 109, 197 Bauer, Lisa 2 6 3 Bauman, Josh 1 0 5 Bauman, Katie 53, 69, 136, 2 7 2 Bauman, Sarah 197 Baumbach Matthew 5 3 Beagle Travis 5 3 Beat Dewight 2 3 0 Beal M a r y 2 3 7 Beaver, M a t t 8 9 Beck, Peter 54, 2 2 3 Beechick, Courtney 173 Beelen, Kristen 5 4 Beers, Jennifer 1 1 0 Beeson, Aaron 168 Beeson, Amber 5 4 Behm, Mariorie 122, 1 7 5 Bell, Albert 2 3 3 Bell J o n a t h a n 2 3 7 Bellows, David 197 Belman, Carol 1 2 2 Bend Merodie 2 3 7 Bender, Heidi 1 2 2 Benko, Mike 9 8 Benson, Chad 197 Berghorst, Men 197 Bergman, Fred 54, 178, 2 7 4 Berhanemeskel Daniel 54, 138, 262 Berry, Meredith 269 Berry, Rebecca 2 3 7

2 7 6 Index

Best, Amanda 238, 269 Best, Lindsay 2 3 8 Betka Meghan 134, 2 6 7 Beukema Terfsa 173, 197 Beuschel R y a n 238 Beyer, Krystal 197 Beynon, Travis 274 Bigger, Craig 98, 113, 2 3 8 Biggs, Kent 2 7 4 Billedeaux, J e r e m y 233 Billrngsley Mike 114, 197, 238, 270 Bills, Autumn 2 3 8 Binnie Peter 122 Bir, Aaron 2 3 8 Bisbee Nate 197 Bishop, Bradley 5 4 Bisson, Melinda 1 2 2 Blackman, Jennifer 238 Blackport, Kyle 54, 114 Blackport, Lacey 197

Blandford T a r a 5 4 Blankenship, Sarah 238 Blaszak Cynthia 168, 197 Blauw, Emily 1 7 4 Blazek Justin 98, 113, 2 3 8 Blease Jessica 2 3 8 Blevins, Stephen 197 Blink Mike 2 6 6 Block Erin 2 3 8 Bloem, Jeffrey 2 6 6 Bloemers, Daniel 89, 123, 2 6 4 Bloemers, Rebecca 197, 2 6 9 Blok A m y 197 Blondin, Jordana 54, 1 7 2 Blout, Jason 2 3 8 Blum, A m y 97, 110, 2 3 8 Blush Melissa 134, 173, 2 6 5 Boboltz, Amanda 123 Bochniak Kristyn 235 Bode Chris 89, 2 3 8

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Bode Robert 173, 197 Boden, Amanda 237 Bodenbender, Brian 232

Bodine Jennifer 5 4 Bodtke Jessica 42, 238, 2 4 0 Boer, Ashley 42, 171, 2 3 8 Boerema, Laura 148 Boeroma Laura 173 Boers, Jacob 2 3 8 Boersma, David 45, 168, 197, 2 7 4 Boersma Jen 54, 117 Boersma Paul 2 3 0 Boersma Rachel 5 4 Boes, Jacob 2 6 4 Boes, Matthew 54, 135, 2 6 2 Boeve Ken 2 3 8 Bolick Kelly 1 2 3 Bolinder, Jesse 5 4 Bolkema Sara 1 2 3 Bolman, Sarah 1 2 3 Bolt, James 198, 274 Bonfiglio, Carolyn 54 Booker, Chad 89, 149, 2 7 0 Boom, Brian 89, 198 Boone Jennie 1 7 4 Boone Michael 2 3 8 Boote John 85, 1 9 8 Booth Phoebe 2 3 8 Bordenkircher, Anthony 198 Borgeson, Rachel 171, 2 3 8 Borovsky, Laura 110, 2 3 8 Borst, Greg 98, 1 1 3 Borst, Gregory 174, 238 Bos, Elizabeth 2 6 7 Bos, Jessica 198 Bosak Lindsay 123, 1 8 0 Bosma Brenna 54, 69, 2 7 2 Boss, Katie 142, 171, 2 6 7 Bosscher, Brandon 54 Bottema Lindsay 198

Bottema Rachael 54 Bouma-Rrediger, Steven 2 3 5 Boor, Tonzia 159 Bouwens, Daniel 54 101 Bouwens, M a r t h a 198 Bouwkamp, Brad 231 Bouwman, Lori 2 3 0 Bovenkerk Tami 134, 2 6 3 Boyle Matthew 54, 266 Bradley, Benjamin 238 Bradley, Erin 86, 118, 2 3 8 Bradley, Matthew 55, 121 Bramley, David 178 Bramley, Elizabeth 181, 2 3 8 Bramos, Jill 2 3 8 Brandenburg, Joshua 42, 55, 221 Brandsen, Nathan 114, 2 3 8 Brandt, Kristine 238, 2 6 3 Bransen, Lauren 140, 198, 2 6 9 Bratschie Alexandra 263 Breckner, Peter 89, 239 Breclaw, Diana 2 9 4 Bredow, Andrew 239 Bremer, Geoffrey 55, 2 6 6 Brenner, Luke 2 7 4 Brewster, Courtney 41, 123, 159 Brietzke Terry 2 3 9 Brieve Jeremy 123, 155, 166, 225 Briggs, Erin 2 3 5 Brink Jennifer 5 5 Brink Lindsey 90, 269 Brinks, R y a n 135, 274


Brockmeier, Jon 231 Broekhuis, Emily 267 Brondyke, Bradley 123, 149, 2 7 0 Brooks, Andrea 173, 198 Brooks, Emily 2 3 9 Brown, Colin 5 5 Brown, Dana 2 7 2

Brumley Kimberly 239 Brunick, Lah 2 3 5 Bryant, Kristin 55, 272 Buchan, Z a c h a r y 114, 2 3 9 Buche Shawna 90, 239 Buchwaiter, Abby 97, 1 9 8

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Brown, Derek 2 3 9 Brown, Dmitri 98, 123 Brown, Emily 2 3 9 Brown, Katherine 239 Brown, Kelly 198 Brown, Kenneth 231 Brown, Linsday 198 Brown, Marianne 94 Brown, Melissa 1 9 8 Brown, Mike 2 2 4 Brown, Nathan 5 5 Brown, Rebekah 5 5 Brown, Tim 14, 230 Brown, Vance 1 1 3 Brownell Julie 2 6 3 Brownson, Anna 198 Broyhill Derek 1 2 3 Brudzewski, Diana 194, 2 3 9 Bruggers, Daniel 5 5 Bruins, Emily 5 5 Brumels, Kirk 2 3 3

Bumham, Kevin 239 Burns, Jason 161, 174, 239, 2 7 3 Burns, Sara 162, 198 Burton, Rachel 56, 97 Busema Brian 2 3 9 Bush, Z a c h a r y 2 3 9 Bushouse Eve 2 6 3

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Bussler, Andrew 198 Butler, Phil 8 9 Button, Michelle 26, 35, 1 9 8 Buursma M a t t 143, 2 7 4 Buzanis, Bethany 142, 2 6 7 Byker, Erika 2 3 9 Byker, Rebecca 1 2 3 B y ! Benjamin 2 7 3 Bylsma Stephanie

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C o Cable Emily 198 Caesar, Molly 2 6 3 Cain, J o n a t h a n 98, 113, 1 2 3 CaldweU, John 2 6 4 Call Adam 56

Calmes, Sarah 56, 265 Caluory, Lauren 198 Camp, Carrie 1 7 3 Camp, Matthew 5 6 Camp, Michael 2 3 9 Campbell Emily 198 Campbell Jamie 198 Campbell Sarah 272 Canche Adriana 239 Canfield Leslie 56, 269 Canterbury, Lisa 56 Carey, Matthew 239 CamilL Lynn 2 3 9 Carlson, Ben 2 6 4 Carlson, Chad 1 0 5 Carlson, Elizabeth 239 Carlson, Jeff 1 0 5 Carlson, Meredith 174, 2 3 9 Carlson, Victoria 123 Carlston, K a t h r y n 56 Carollo, Jessica 1 2 3 Carr, T.J. 8 9 Carrier, Julianne 97, 198 Carrozziere Carla 57 Carrozziere Rachel 57 Carston, Lori 2 3 5 Carter, Daniel 198 Carter, Josh 8 9 Casey, Emily 42, 239 Casillas, Matthew 98, 113, 2 3 9 Caulfield K a t h r y n 168, 1 9 8 Caulk, Sarah 5 7 Ceasar, Molly 2 3 9 Chaffee Adam 85, 184, 2 6 4 Chambers, M a r y 57, 1 6 3 Chambers, Megan 174, 2 3 9

Champion, Brian 274 Champonniere Paulette 2 3 4 Chapin, Andrew 14, 57 Chapin, Cari 2 2 1 Chappa Todd 8 5 Chappel Anna 2 6 7 Charland Kelly 239 Chase Kari 173, 198 Chase-Walker, Leah 230, 2 3 1 Chatelain, Matthew 199, 2 7 0 Chavez, Candice 123, 2 6 9 Cherup, Susan 2 3 2 Chervenka Bridget 199, 2 7 1 Chimoski Alfred 113, 199 Christman, Zach 240 Chujo, Asuka 1 2 3 Churchill Christina 194, 199 Cichoky, M a r y 5 7 Claar, Victor 2 3 2 Claerbout, Lindee 263 Clark, A m y 110, 240 Clark Christopher 85, 199 Clark Karen 57,

110 Clark Lori 240, 269 Clause Adam 2 4 0 Cleary, Andrea 1 2 3 Cleland Kelly 5 7 Cline Rachel 2 4 0 Clinton-Barnett, Nathan 89, 270 Close Lindsay 102, 123 Clouse Deanna 118, 1 2 3 Clum, Courtney 97, 240 Cnossen, Richard 143, 199, 2 7 4 Cobb, Rodney 5 7 Cochran, Carrie 5 7

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Cochrane, Rachel 240 Coffey, Meghan 240 Colburn, Leslie 5 7 Cole Carrie 128 Colegrove, Cassandra 173, 199, 2 7 1 Coleman, Jennifer 57, 118, 2 6 9 Coleman, Ross 13, 168, 2 7 0 Colenbrander, Emily 57, 94, 134, 272 Collins, John 5 7 Coltison, Stefan 199 Compson, Justin 5 7 Conner, Christen 189, 199 Cook, Matthew 101 Cook, Nancy 2 3 2 Cooke, Kenneth 2 4 0 Cool Mattew 199 Cooney, Colleen 199, 2 7 2 Cooper, Holli 110, 172, 199 Cooper, M a t t 136, 273 Cooper, Sara 2 4 0 Cooper, Shellila 199, 2 4 0 Corbett, Amanda 199, 2 6 3 Corey, Colleen 106 Cornell Emily 152, 240, 2 9 4 Corstanrfe Katie 199 Cortez, Lisa 5 7 Costello, Daniel 2 4 0 Couch D y a n 123, 148 Cowen, John 199 Cowen, Laura 1 9 0 Cox, Jeremy 171, 240 Cox, John 2 3 2 Cox, Kyle 2 4 0 Cox R y a n 57 Coyle, Brian 2 3 4 Craioveanu Mihai 234 Crane Andrew 89, 199, 2 6 6

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Crawford Katherine 57 Crearfh, Rebecca 124

Cressler, Clayton 57 Creswell Kristi 124, 152, 172, 175, 294 Crisman, Jennifer 174, 2 4 0 Crisman, Sarah 5 7 Crist, Madeline 199 Cronkite Donald 230 Cronkite Emily 124, 159, 176 Cryderman, Eli 89, 109, 2 4 0 Cumings, Mitchell 89, 149, 199, 270 Cum rmnrfg, Kristi 58, 1 7 2 Currey, J o n a t h a n 199

P d Daenzer, Sean 2 4 0 DAgosta M a r y Beth 2 6 3 Dahlke Crystal 199 Dahm, Elizabeth 240 Dalman, Lisa 2 3 5

De Yountf, Mike 241 DeBacker, Jared 42, 199 DeBoer, Eric 173, 199 DeBoer, Melissa 106 DeBoer, Melssa 5 8 DeBoer, Nicolas 199 DeBoest, Jesse 171, 241 DeBoest, Kate 5 8 DeBruler, Charles 124 DeBruyn, Maxine 232 DeCamp, Lisa 1 2 4 DeCraff, Cristi 117 Degraff, Debra 2 4 1 Dellaan, Anna Danek Tyler 199 118, 172, 2 0 0 Daniel Alicia 58, DeHaan, Erin 2 6 9 272 DeHaan, Josh 89, Daniels, Kristen 270 118 DeHaan, K a t h r y n Daniels, Megan 5 8 58 DaPrato, David DeHaan, Laura 199 241 Darrow, Elizabeth DeHaan, Michael 240 89, 2 0 0 Darter, T a r a 26, DeHaan, Sander 173, 199 233 Davenport, Kathleen DeHann, Josh 2 4 1 124, 2 2 9 David Linday 1 4 8 Deis, Caitlin 9 0 Dekker, Amanda David Lindsay 200 263 Davids, Christen 58, Dekker, Katherine 173, 2 0 0 267 DeKoster, Nick 171 Davis, Jade 199 DeLange Susan 5 8 Davis, Jill 199 DeU'Olio, Jeanine Davis, Matthew 232 124 Delozier, K a t h r y n Davis, Megan 58, 59 263 DeMaan, R y a n 8 9 Dayger, John 2 3 2 DeMann, R y a n De Avila Meridith 270 124 Demeulenaere De Avila Meridith Thomas 5 8 151, 161 Deming, Gavin 124 De Haan, Ben 2 0 0 Deming Jon 1 1 4 DeHaan, Ben 2 7 3 Denis, Nick 153, De Koster, Nicholas 172 241 DePetris, Marie 86, De Mann, R y a n 241 200 DePotty, Bryan De Younrf, Karie 200 241

D a m e Jenelle 148, 199 Dandavati, Annie 234

Derby, Peter 98, 113 Derby, Sean 98, 113, 2 4 1 Dernberger, Rick 231 deRoo, Talor 168 deRoo, Taylor 2 6 4 Dershem, Herbert 231 DeSalvio, Brianna 173 Dethmers, Graham 241 DeVito, Kortney

118, 200 DeVries. Dawn 124 DeVries, Jamie 174, 2 4 1 DeV ries, Jill 184 DeV ries, Seth 124 DeW itt, Leah 86 Dewitt, Leah 2 4 1 DeYountf, Amanda 124 Deyoung, David 58 Deyoung, Karissa 58 DeYoung, Katelyn 109, 1 1 0 DeYoung, Mike 171 DeYoung, Paul 2 3 4 Di Salvio, Brianna 200 Diaz, Ana 2 4 1 Dibemardo, Jessica 174 Dickerson, Kirsten 58 Dickie J a n e 4 6 Diekema Ken 5 8 Diekever, Jennifer 241 Diekevers, Joseph 89, 2 4 1 Diephuis, Krista 172, 200, 2 6 3 Diestl Christine 58, 184 DiFuccia Angela 168, 2 6 9 Dishnow, Allison 175, 181, 2 4 1 Distefano, R y a n 241 Dizeyer, Jamin 241


Do, Quyen 200, 263 Dock. Ziyah 2 3 1 Dody, Robert 121, 241 Doherty, Brandon 89 Doherty, James 124 Doherty, Julia 5 8 Dolislager, Michael Dominiak, Michael 175, 2 4 1 Dondero, Mark 113, 241 Doran, Emily 173,

200 Doran, Liz 173,

200 Doran, Valerie 2 4 1 Dore Jessica 5 8 Dore Leeta 97, 2 4 1 Dornbos, Kate 58, 86 Douglass, Holly 5 8 Douglass, Wylie 124, 174, 2 7 3 Doupe Andrew 89, 241 Dowdy, Lori 2 0 0 Dowedite Kristin 124 Drake, John 2 0 0 Drendal Tiffany 124 Dreyer, Jamin 101 Drooger, Megan 117, 2 4 1 Drost, T a r y n 2 4 1 Drozer, Amanda 59, 2 7 1 Drumm, Heather

200 Dudeney, Ellen 172, 2 0 0 Duffey, Sean 5 9 Dugan, Kevney 85, 121 Dulaney, Haley 200 Dunkin, Katie 241, 269 Dunlap, M a r y 2 6 3 Dunlap, Michael 135, 2 6 6 Dunn, Jason 2 7 4

Dunn, Maureen 233 Dunn, Susan 2 3 4 DuPuis, Dan 5 9 Durham, Ann 174, 241 Durham, Corrie 5 9 Dustin, Holly 2 4 1 D u t r a Jennifer 5 9 D u v a l Chanel 2 4 1 Dyer, Garrison 2 0 0 D y k e m a Hillary 200, 2 2 0 Dykhuis, Angela 153, 2 4 2 D y k s t r a Amanda 269 D y k s t r a Christopher 200 D y k s t r a Heather 174, 2 4 2 D y k s t r a Jennifer 242 D y k s t r a Joseph 200 D y k s t r a Natalie 232 D y s k t r a Linda 234 Dyson, Melissa 174, 2 4 2

Egedy, Joshua 59, 274 Eisenbrandt, Kara 59 Eisenga Katherine 269 Ekdom, Lisa 102, 242 Eldersveld Jeff 8 9 Elenbaas, Lisa 2 0 0 Elizondo, Greg 178, 270 Elliott, Jamie 9 7 Elliott, Meaghan 200 Ellis, Joseph 2 4 2 Ellis, Laura 168, 200 Ellsworth Quinn 168, 2 0 0 Elsbury, Steve 2 3 1 Engel Lauren 118, 242 English Jillian 2 0 0

Estes, Melissa 5 9 Euers, Shawn 2 4 2 Evans, Colleen 5 9 Evans, Timothy 230 Evearitt, Matthew 59 Evenhouse Candice 242, 2 7 2 Everett, Jessi 2 4 2 Evers, Shawn 171 Exo, Audrey 2 6 9

Fach Lindsay 102, 200 Falatko, John 93, 200

Farrar, Will 2 6 4 Farrell, Adrienne 60 Fausett, Megan 242 Fedak Ben 6 0 Feenstra Londsey 267 Feenstra Natalie 60 Fegan, Brock 6 0 Fenton, Colin 8 9 Fiddler, Dustin 89, 242 Field Greg 6 0 Fields, Carolyn 1 7 5 Fields, Katherine 168, 201 Fielhauer, Brian 89, 270 Filler, Lisa 2 0 1 Fischer, Dave 1 2 4 Fisher, Kelli 6 0 Fisher, Lesli 174, 242 Fisher, Sally 6 0 Flaherty, Necia 6 0 Flavin, William 174 Fleck Rebekah 2 4 2 Fleming, Cody 1 0 5 Flooding Geoffry

262 Fochtman, Sean 235 Folkema Rebecca

60 Earfan, Julia 59, 117 Eaton, Alex 18, 25, 242 Ebels, Bria 106, 242 Ebels, Linda 106, 242 Ebels, Robert 9 3 Echer, Amie 2 6 3 Ecker, Amie 2 4 2 Eckerle Kevin 2 3 0 Edema Todd 2 6 4 Edmondson, J o n a t h a n 114, 242 Edwards, Elise 174, 242

Folkert, E v a Dean 233 Folkert, Jennifer 97, 173, 2 0 1 Folkert, Michelle 201 Folkert, Timothy 60, 2 7 4 Forbes, Erin 1 2 4 Forbes, Tracey 14, Erdman, Nicholas 89, 174, 2 4 2 Erickson, Melissa 102 Eriks, Anna 90, 124 Erikson, Melissa 242 Esch, Julie 124, 189 Essink Andrew 2 4 2

61 Falk, Ben 4 7 Falstad Valerie 200 Farley, Veronica 97 Farmer, Elizabeth 124 Farr, Ashley 109, 201, 2 7 2

Ford A m y 61, 134, 269 Ford Jared 8 9 Ford Lewis 34, 2 0 1 Forsyth Drew 2 0 1 Fortney, Travis 242 Fosburg Jon 168 Fosbura, Joshua 124

Index 2 7 9 k


Foster, David 124 Foster, Elizabeth 124 Foust, Kan 102, 201 Fox, Anneliese 118, 242 Frank, Kyle 61 Franklin, Jennifer 102 Franklin, Kimberly 97 Franklin, Sondra 235 Fransisco, Kara 2 4 2 Frazier, Diana 2 6 3 Freebum, Ben 1 1 3 Freed, Jeremy 89, 242 French, Russ 1 6 8 Frens, K a t h r y n 242 Frens, Meg 2 3 3 Freyermuth John 89, 109, 2 0 1 Friedrich Carol L 61 Friend Ronald 2 4 2 Frisintfer, Courtney 242 Fron, Rob 89, 2 7 0 Frost, Erik 121 Frost, Richard 2 3 5 Frucci, Tony 109 Frushour, Joshua 89, 2 4 3 Fry, Megan 61 Fry, Sarah 2 4 3 Fry, Timothy 2 0 1 Fugitt, Steve 2 4 3 F u k u n a g a Megumi 161 Funk Jaquelyn 201 Funkanga, Megumi 124 F y l s t r a Helen 2 0 1

Gabkart, Jennifer 243

2 8 0 Index

Gable Jennifer 174, 243 Gadowski, Aaron 243 Galat, Ashley 2 0 1 Gall, Jared 13, 60, 168, 2 0 1 Gallagher, John 38, 98, 1 1 3 Ganta, D i v y a 29,

201 Garcia Alyssa 42, 243 Gardner, Kevin 2 3 4 Gardner, Sarah 2 0 1 Gardynik, Amanda 201 Garrett, Z a c h a r y 201

Gendrikous, Steven 225 Genow, D a n a 2 0 1 George Gracie 61, 269 George T a m a r a 234 Gerbers, Shawn 61, 98 Gerig Christy 6 1 Gerst, Cassandra 125 Gervel Shannon 125, 142, 2 6 7 Geurink Ross 101 Cezon, Julie 174, 243 Giacherio, Brenna 243

Gibson, Kendrick 232 Gibson, Laura 1 2 5 Gielczyk Ben 61 Gier, Kyle 168, 2 0 1 Gifford J a c i n t a 61, 272 Gifford Melissa 2 0 1 Gignac, Katherine 201, 2 6 9 Gillam, Dawn 8 6 Gillotte Peter 18, 175, 2 4 3 Glas, Amanda 94, 201 Glass, Casey 114,

268 Gleason, Anthony

201 Gleason, Caleb 6 1 Gleason, M a r k 201,

268 Gleason, Paul 141 Gleason, Tony 8 9 Glickman, Alison 6 1 Glickman, Ashley 243 Goeb, Carrie 1 2 5 Goetz, Matthew 243 Goff, Megan 2 0 1 Goldwire Travis 156, 2 0 1 Goltz, Eric 2 7 4 Gombis, Stephan 125, 2 7 4 Gonthier, David 8 5 Gonthier, Peter 2 3 4 Gonzales, Abbie 61, 158, 172, 2 6 5 Gonzales, Amanda 243, 2 6 3 Gonzales, Sarah 267 Gonzalez, Annie 105, 148, 174 Gonzalez, Victor 61 Gormley Jennifer Garrison, Amber 235 Gasper, Brittany 166, 173, 2 0 1 Gaubatz, Lacey 201 Gawron, Tony 13, 113, 171 Geer, Meghan 61

Gianeskis, Beth 2 4 3 Gianeskis, Brenna 174 Gibbie Dean 174, 243 Gibbs, Janis 2 3 3 Gibson, Elizabeth 164, 175, 243, 269

61 Gomo, David 2 0 1 Gould H e n r y 2 0 2 Graham, Candace

117, 202 Graham, Linda 2 3 2 Graham, M a r t h a 97, 1 1 0

Grahmann, Paula 174, 188, 222 243 Grambau Katherine

20, 202 Gramm, Andrea

110, 202 Grammerstorf, Dani 61, 2 7 1 GranbergMichaelson, Karis 243, 271 Grandia Leticia 61, 97 Grandstaff, James 243 Grant, Michael 264 Graves, Michelle 243 Graves, R y a n 61, 64, 152, 2 9 4 G r a y Ellie 61 Gray, Kristen 231, 235 G r a y Maxine 125, 159 Gray, Sara 62, 263 Green, M y r a 2 4 3 Greene Lindsey 202 Greenman, Scott 89, 113, 2 4 3 Gregory, Clarissa 42, 2 0 2 Griffeth, Daane 202 Griffith Daane 105 Griggs, Christina 243 Grinzinger, Nate 114 264 Groeneveld Cyrus 243 GroggeL Rachel 202 Crosse James 62, 98, 1 1 3 Grotenhuis, Kathi

62, 106 Gruenler, Curtis 232 Guenther, Sandra 202 Guernsey Brandon

62 Guess, Carol 2 0 2 Gugino, Todd 2 3 1 Guisbert, Kelsey 243 Gumbs, Jessica 125


Gutierrez, David 125, 2 7 4 Gutowski. Joseph 125 Guy, Williams 2 4 3

H A Haack. Steven 174, 243 Haba Stefanie 86, 243 Haberlein, Angela 173, 2 0 2 Hackney, Brian 89, 270 Hackney, Kyle 268 Hagen, Chris 2 6 4 Hahn, Heather 1 2 5 Hahnfeld, Laura 62, 9 0 Haik Marcy 2 0 2 Hal Jordan 1 1 4 Halfman, Abbi 1 6 8 Hall, Gabe 2 4 3 Hall Jordan 2 4 3 Hall Katie 9 0 Hall Lindsay 6 2 Halladay, Samantha 2 0 2 Halloran, Daniel 113 Hamby, R y a n 62, 219 Hamel Molly 168, 202 Hamilin, Jillian 171, 174, 2 6 9 Hamilton, Adam 148 Hamm, William 125 Hammer, Brian 13, 171, 2 4 4 Hammer, Peter 2 4 4 Hammon, Elizabeth 244 Hammond Libby 117 Hammond Mark 244

Hamon-Porter, Bngitte 2 3 3 Hamstra, Chris 101 Han, Mansoon 2 3 4 Haney, Reginald 42, 2 4 4 Hanning, Brian 62, 225 Hansen, Beth 1 1 0 Hansen, Edward 232 Hansen, Elizabeth 244 Hansens, Daniel 89, 149, 202, 2 7 0 Hanson, John 2 3 0 Harden, Kara 2 4 4 Hardy, Lisa 62, 172 Hargrove Kelly 152, 244, 2 9 4 Harrelson, D y a n a 233 Harris, Colette 125, 263 Harris, Kristen 2 4 4 Harris, Sarah 2 0 2 Hart, Catrina 174, 244 Hart, Donald 171, 184, 2 7 4 Hart, Wilma 2 3 5 Hartman, Sarah 269 Hartsell Stephanie

202 Hass, Nicole 2 4 4 Hatcher, Emily 202, 2 7 2 Hatfield Maegan

182 H a u c h Jessica 6 2 Hauptman, Amber 244, 2 6 3 Hauser, Kimberly 244 Hausler, Jonathon

202 Haveman, T r a c y

62 Havens, Brittany 202 Haverdink, Sara 6 2 Hawn, Aaron 174, 244 Hawn, Hilary 6 2 Hayes, Emily 6 2

Hayes, Paul 2 0 2 Hazen, Brandon 244

Henneman, Jessica 17, 172, 2 0 2 Henry, Sara 6 2

'ik

Headworth Elizabeth 134, 136, 173, 202, 2 7 2 Healy, Nina 164, 202 Hecksel Jonathon 168, 266 Heetf, Erica 202, 240 Heeg, Paul 2 4 4 Heerinoa, Jason 93, 244 Heerpsink Lee 2 7 0 Heerspink Lee 149 Heideman, Carl 231 Heiden, Margaret 62, 2 6 3 Heidt, Jen 2 7 2 Heirman, Jonas 244 Heisler, Jacqueline 230 Heisler, James 2 3 2 Hekman, T r a c y 6 2 Heller, Grant 6 2 Helmer, Katherine 202, 2 6 9 Helvie, Anna 125, 272 Hempel Marie 2 4 4 Hendricks, Daniel 62, 1 7 2 Hendrix, Lynne 232 Heneveld Tim 2 3 0 Henke, Jennifer 202

Herbst, Nicole 2 0 2 Hermann, Jessica 202 Hermenitt, Tonya 244 Hernandez, Carmen 158 Hernandez-Jarvis, Loma 2 3 5 Herrick James 2 3 1 Herron, Katrina

202 Herwaldt, Lynne 125 Hess, Erica 25, 42, 175, 194, 244, 269 Hess, Erin 1 7 3 Heuer, A m y 2 4 4 Heydlauff, Jeffery

101, 202 Heyns, Adam 161 Hiatt, Rachel 2 4 4 Higgins, Jesse 2 4 4 Higgins, Jessica 175, 2 4 4 Hitftfins, Puss 114, 264 Hilbrecht, Annie 62, 172 Hildebrandt, Kari 203 Hile, John 2 0 3 Hill Holli 2 4 4 Hill Jennifer 6 3 Hill Kelly 2 4 4 Hilla Rachel 203, 263

Hillegonds, Becky 263 Hillyard Rebecca 203 Hilton, Adam 2 0 3 Hinkle, Katie 2 4 4 Hinkle, Lauren 8 6 Hinkle Rebekah 125 Hinz, Daniel 6 3 Hinze, Scott 175, 273 Hinzmann, Matthew 2 0 3 Hirsch Melissa 110 Hitesman, Amanda 63 Ho, Cheuk-Tintf 125, 265 Hodson, Robert 2 3 4 Hoeksema Paul 89, 203 Hoenecke, K a t h r y n 173, 2 0 3 Hoesch Tom 2 7 4 Hoestra Cara 2 4 4 Hoffman, John 98, 113, 2 4 4 Hofmeyer, Jessica 245 Hofmeyer, J o y 1 2 5 Hogeboom, Heidi 203 Hoksbemen, Alden 245 Holda Brian 171, 245 Holden, Micah 1 2 5 Holdwick Mitch

268 Holleboom, Daniel 203 Holleman, Sara 125 Holmes, Jack 2 3 4 Homakie, Sara 90, 245 Hoogendyk Maria 125 Hoogerhyde, Kelli 203 Hoogerwerf, Lisa 168, 2 0 3 Hoogerwerf, Steven 235 Hoogeveen, Natalie 90, 2 4 5

Index 2 8 1


Hoos, J e n n a 2 4 5 Hopley, Holly 2 0 3 Hombeck, Donovan 98 Hombeck. Kunberly 269 Horstman, Elizabeth 245 Hosford, Amelia 203 Hostetler, Jessica 203, 2 6 9 Housman, Jessica 63, 2 7 1 Houzenrfa, Brad 245 Howard Brian 2 4 5 Howard Emily 245 Howes, Michael 114, 2 4 5 Hrlic, Garret 1 2 5 Huber, Alesha 194, 203, 2 7 2 Huebner, Ed 8 5 Huff, Sara 6 3 Hughes, Erin 1 9 0 Hughes, Katie 86, 203 Hughes, Krista 168, 173, 2 0 3 Huisman, Andrew 125 Huizen, A m y 173, 203 Huizenga Betsy 13, 174 Huizenga, Elizabeth 171, 2 4 5 Huizunga Steve 203 Hulst, Stephen 63, 184 Hundt, Andria 63, 269 Hundt, Joshua 114, 245 Hunt, Megan 2 4 5 Hunyadi, M a r t h a 148, 172, 2 0 4 H u s a Elizabeth 182 Hutchins, Kelley 90, 155, 2 0 4 Hutchinson, Ashley 63, 2 6 3 Hutt, Rachel 2 0 4

2 8 2 Index

Hwang, Yooyeun 232 Hyde, Maren 6 3 Hyde Samantha 272 Hyde, S m a n t h a 174

J

Jared Sarah 109, 246 J a r r a r d Clisby 64, 114, 2 6 8 Jehl Renee 2 0 4 Jeltema James 246

Johnson, Fred 1 5, 233 Johnson, Jason 65 Johnson, Jenna 1Q 246 Johnson, Jessica 173, 204, 271 Johnson, Jonathan 204 Johnson, Mark 121 246 Jones, Donald 266 Jones, Eric 65, 173 Jones, Julia 171, 175, 2 4 6 Jones, Sarah 2 4 6 Jones, Vanessa 246 Jongekryg Eric 98,

126

J a b a a y , James

I t

266

Jackson, Brent 6 4 Jackson, Nancy 125 Jackson, Paul 11, 176 Jackson, Rob 2 4 5 Jackson, R y a n lannacone, Steven 171, 2 4 5 232 Jacobsen, Kimberly Ice, Karen 6 4 64 Ignaczak Kristen Jager, Megan 125, 171, 2 4 5 269 Ihrke, Randi 1 2 5 Jager, Travis 8 9 Imdieke, Andrew Jakobcic, Katie 204, 64, 1 5 5 263 Imkieke Andrew James, Daniel 6 4 184 James, David 2 3 0 Immink Greg 1 0 5 James, Jennifer Inman, Amber 64, 245 110 James, Kristopher Inman, M a r y 224, 113, 2 0 4 235 Intveld Jennie 2 4 5 Jamieson, Rachel 204, 2 7 2 Ipema Melissa 171, J a r u k Justin 64, 240, 245, 2 4 8 173 Irvine Elizabeth Janofski Heather 204 42, 2 4 6 Irwin, Anne 2 3 3 Janofski, Keith 42, Isherwood Brian 204 174 Janzen, Rhoda 2 3 2 Japinga Lynn 2 3 5

Jeltes, Sarah 2 4 6 Jenks, E r r y n 64, 173, 182 Jensen, Lauren 106 Jeschke, Scott 8 9 Jetter, Betsie 109, 267 Jetter, Elizabeth 126 Jewell Isabel 6 4 Jewell Lisa 2 0 4 Jewell Mecfan 38, 42 Jewett, Kyle 8 9 Jewett, Lauren 204, 269 Jimmerson, Mariah 246 Jipping Michael 231 Jobin, Audra 2 0 4 Johannsen, Jess

Jongekryg, Sara 97, 246 Jonker, Betsy 267 Jonker, Travis 85 Jordan, M a r t y 174 Jomensen, Elizabeth 246 Jorgensen, Gena 110, 2 4 6 Jomenson, David 204 Judd Stephanie 204 Judson, Christina 17, 25, 175, 246 Judenitz, Carly 263 Jurgensen, Laura 171, 2 6 3 J u r y , Elizabeth 204 J u r y , Jennifer 65, 182

180 Johnson, Aaron 141, 219, 2 6 8 Johnson, A m y 2 6 9 Johnson, Branden 65 Johnson, Christopher 204 Johnson, Elizabeth 172, 2 0 4

Kachur, Peter 204,

268 Kadzban, Laura 174 K a f f k a Andrea 204 Kain, Jacob 2 0 4


Kaiser, Christopher 171, 2 4 6 Kalaiainen, Jill 126, 184 Kallemyn, Sylvia 233 Kalmbacher, Gabriel 246 Kaloust, Joseph 2 3 4 Kaly, Alexa. 2 6 3 Kamara, F a t u 126 Kamps, Gracia 106, 204 Kamps, Heather 246 Kan, Charlene 6 5 Kanaan, Hussam 65 Kanaan, Serene 246 Kapenga Rachel 246 Karel Jeremy 2 0 4 Karger, Julie 194, 204 Kaiimuddin, Muhammad 65, 2 7 4 Karsten, Neal 113, 246 Kawiecki, Krista 204 Kaye, Karen 2 0 4 Kealey, Alexandra 194, 2 0 4 Kearney M a r y 204 Kearney Patrick 65, 178 Keenan, Sarah 1 0 2 Kehrer, Jason 6 5 Keim, John 2 0 4 Keller, Andy 6 5 Kelly, Macare 65, 267 Kelly, Paul 171, 246 Kelly, Tim 8 5 Kennedy, James 233 Kennedy, Lindsey 142, 2 4 6 Kennedy-Dygas, Margaret 2 3 4 Kenney, Erin 2 4 6 Keohler, Kristie 6 6 Kerkstra Amanda 65, 106

Kerstetter, R y a n 65, 2 6 8 Kettner, Chad 126 Keur, Timothy 89, 205 Kezlarian, Joelle 6 5 Khadka Utsab 138, 246, 2 6 2 Kiessel Lee 9 8 Kik, Joe 8 9 Kim, Young 2 4 6 King, Audra 189, 205 King, Harrison 2 0 5 King, Julia 2 0 5 King Julie 97, 110, 205 King, Kami 65, 142, 267 King Miriam 6 5 King, Sara 6 5 Kingdom-Grier, CJ. 41, 2 3 0 Kinney Amanda

180 Kirby, Matthew

268 Kirk Joseph 2 4 6 Kistler, Amanda 97, 246 Kito, Keiko 2 4 6 Kleersnyder, Kyle 105, 2 0 5 Klein, Jessica 174, 246

Klein, Katherine 37, 65 Kleinheksel Charlie 105 Klepper, Amanda 205 Klienheksel Chip 246 Klingenberg Karter 85. 2 4 7 Klompmaker, Linnae 86, 2 4 7 Klooster, David 2 3 2 Klooster, Sarah 137, 2 7 2 Kloostra Paul 6 5 Klotz, Jaime 142 Klotz, Jamie 2 6 7 Klug Germaine 2 3 5 Klunder, Bethany 247 Klunder, Jack 105, 205 Klunder, Kristin 126 Knapman, Michelle 173 Knecht, Robert 101, 205 Knecht, Shannon 65 Knooihuizen, Liz 267

Knooihuizen, Rebecca 166, 168, 2 0 5 Knudsen, Kent 89, 247 Kobes, lan 101 Koebel, Ashley 6 6 Koehler, Kurt 98,

113, 262 Koen, Claire 247, 269 Koenke, Stephanie 86, 2 4 7 Kohsel M y r a 2 3 2 Koliboski, Aileen 126, 2 7 2 Kolnitys, Tim 2 7 0 Komejan, Doug 6 6 Konfara Jeffrey 6 6 Konfara Michelle 126 Konintf, Elizabeth 247 Koning, Joshua 2 0 5 Kooistra Jessica 142, 2 6 7 Kooistra Nathan

126 Koole, Ginny 2 3 5 Koopman, Erin 2 0 5 Koopmans, Christopher 126 Kopchick Mike 126 Kopp, Joseph 175, 247 Koppenol Robin 247 Koral J u n g 2 7 0 Koski, Danielle 126, 148 Koster, Matthew

126 Kot, Jon 1 1 3 , 1 7 8 Kovanik Seth 2 7 0 Kovarik Seth 89, 205 Kraft, George 2 3 3 Kraft, Kelly 117 Kratfness, Jessica 247 Krahn, Kerrie 2 0 5 Kraima Sandra

126 Kran, John 66, 166 Kreps, Dean 2 3 3 Kresnak Katie 2 0 5 Kreucher, Anthony 109, 2 4 7

Kribs, Justin 114,

268 Krolik Erica 66, 265 Krolikowski, Lana 97 KroU, Andrew 205,

266 Kronemeyer, Loren 135, 205, 2 6 4 Krueger, Brent 2 3 1 Krumrie Donnie 126 Krumseig Anna 6 6 Krupczak John 234 Kuhl, Karen 6 6 Kuipers, K a t h r y n 205 Kuipers, Lindsey 110 Kuiphof, Rachel 205 Kulick Abby 2 6 7 Kuper, Abigail 2 4 7 Kurkiewicz, A m y 247 Kurtze, Aubrey 205 Kurtze Jeffrey 205, 2 2 3 Kuyper, Matthew 247 Kwiatkowski, Dan 20,42 Kwon, Younrfnee 247

L I Laarman, Audrey 247, 2 6 9 Laarman, Courtney 267 Labon, Tiffany 2 0 5 L a f a t a Mike 2 3 5 Lafean, Kirsten 2 0 5 Lagios, Lindsay 205, 2 4 7 Laiiness, John 4 5 Lalani, Jody 2 3 3 Lam, Chris 168, 205

Index 2 8 3


Lam, Heather 174, 247 Lam, Heidi 174, 247 Lam, Keith 6 6 Lamer, Sarah 2 0 5 LaMoruca, Angela 247, 2 6 9

LaPorte Joseph 2 3 4 LaRoche, Thomas 172, 2 0 5 Larsen, Katherine 247 Larson, Shirley 2 3 5 Laskowski, Julie

126 Laug, Eric 2 4 7 Lauver, Kimberly

LaMonica, Katie

126

126

Leman, Brooke 10,

206 Lenon, Juliane 6 6 Lepper, Phillip 85, 248 Lepper, Steve 85, 274 Lesmes, Kimberly 206, 2 6 9 Lesnau Sarah 173, 206

m

v s m m

Lam pan i, Jennifer 205 Lam pen, Lisa 2 3 5 Lamphear, Corissa 174 Larnphere, LeAnne

66 Lampheur, Carissa 247 Lancaster, Julie 247 Landes, Perry 2 3 5 Langdon, Kerri 2 4 7 Lange Jessica 66, 269 Langeland Stefani. 240, 2 4 7 Lannuzz, Michael

268 Lantz, Nicole 2 0 5 Lapham, Landon 113, 168, 2 0 5

2 8 4 Index

Lawson, Naomi 126 Lawton, Craig 6 6 Lawton, Kyle 2 0 6 Lay, Christina 2 6 9 L a y n e Jen 106, 247 Le, Isabel 2 1 9 Leben, Chandra 6 6 LeClair, Christopher 89, 2 4 7 LeClaire Adam 2 6 4 Ledtke. Chris 2 7 4 Lee Ellen 2 4 7 Lee, Tamika 2 0 6 Leed Theresa 173, 206 Leeuwenbum, Jamie 247 Lein, NoahDavid 1 1, 2 4 8 Leland David 171, 248

Lester, Glenn 2 0 6 Lewis, Huw 2 3 4 Lewis, Kathleen 174, 2 4 8 Liang, Emily 134, 173, 206, 2 7 1 librizzi, Jim 2 0 6 Lillrose Matthew 206 Limback Todd 89, 270 Lin, Jack 1 5 6 , 2 4 8 LindeU, Jeanne 2 3 1 Lindensmith Jennifer 2 4 8 Lininger, Christopher

101, 206 Lippert, R y a n 89, 248 Litteral Laura 6 6 Litteral Michale 248

Little Emily 66, 134, 2 6 7 l i t t l e Mark 2 3 4 Little Sarah 2 6 7 LiuShen 6 6 Lizzo, S t a c y 2 0 6 Llewellyn, Emily 173, 206, 2 7 2 Lochner, Lauren 174, 2 4 8 Lockwood S u z z y 174,248 ' Lodden, Kristen 2 0 6 Lorfsdon, Noree 94, 248 Lokers, Erin 10, 171, 2 4 8 Lomasney, A m y 248 Longstreet, Cretchen 248 Looman, Patrick 9 3 Loomis, B r y a n t 66, 85 Loomis, Sarah 2 4 8 Lowe Jennifer 2 0 6 Lowell Brian 2 4 8 Lubbers, A m y 2 0 6 Lucar, Diane 2 3 3 Lucas, Adam 2 0 6 Lucas, Crystal 2 4 8 Lucker, Sarah 6 6 Ludewig Kathleen 248 Ludwick Heather 110 Ludwig Thomas 235 Luidens, Donald 235 Luidens, M a r t h a 66, 9 0 Lund Bruce 114,

206 Luneack Sara 20,

126 Lunn, Michelle 2 4 8 Lynch, Elizabeth 248 L y n c h Mallory 249 L y n e m a Todd 2 3 5 Lvntf, Adam 67, 101 Lyons, Derrick 6 7 Lytle Sonja 67, 263

/VI /]A Maas, BJ . 114 Maatman, Brandon

126 Mace Jillian 269 Machado, Karina 126, 2 1 9 Machledt, Morgan 206 Macias, Cabe 206 MacKenzie Eric 114, 141, 268 Mackinnon, John 126 MacPherson, Michael 67, 268 Madigan, Jaime 206, 2 4 9 Madison, Katherine 249 Maidens, Rachel 174, 2 4 9 Maitner, Jeffrey 67 Maiestic, Molly

126 Makowski, Nathaniel 175, 249 Malocha Kellie 67 M a l v i y a Priya

118, 206 MandeL Michelle 140, 206, 269 Mann, Dan 67, 121 Mannakee Emily 67, 2 6 9 Mannino, Benjamin 249 Manoilovich James 126, 2 7 4 Man tinrf,Beniamin 249 M a r c h Lauren 249 Marcus, Rebecca 172, 2 0 6 Margaron, Matt 67, 8 5 Marlink Christopher

206


Martin, Bethany 67 Martin, Haley 102, 127 Martin Herbert 232 Martin, Holly 6 7 Martinez, Kristina 172 Martyn, C a t h y 152, 249, 2 9 4 Martynowicz, Bethany 2 0 6 Martz, Caleb 89, 206, 2 7 0 Martz, Stephanie 249 Marvin, Kristen

206 Mastfhati, Negeen 86, 2 4 9 Masick, Andrea 6 7 Mast, Justin 2 7 4 Mathias, Anne 20, 68 Matthews, Abbie

206 Matthews, Krystal

206 Matthews, Thomas 175 Matusiak, Angela 156, 158 Maxwell John 2 0 7 Maybury, Kate 231 Mayer, William 230 Maynard, DeeAnn 190 McCabe, Alison 2 6 5 McCabe, Allison 207 McCall, Cory 127, 172, 2 7 2 McCallum, Lemha 68, 182, 1 8 4 McCam bridge, Megan 2 4 9 McCann, Stephanie 173, 207, 2 7 1 McClellard Scott 6 8 McCluskey Sarah 68 McDonald Krista

68 McDonald Sarah 249

McDowell Mecran 127 M c E v o y Sarah 6 8 McEwan, A m y 174, 2 4 9 McFall R y a n 2 3 1 McGarvey, Christopher 2 0 7 McGiness, Sarah 249 McCovem, Meghan 68, 2 6 9 McCowan, Julie 249 McCowen, Julie 9 0 McCrath K a t h r y n 174, 2 4 9 McGrath Lindsey 10, 2 0 7 M c K a y Andrew 89. 249, 2 7 0 McKay, Shannon 171 McKee, Katie 2 4 9 McLaughlin, Laura 249, 2 6 9 M c l l h a r g e y W igert. Dawn 2 3 2 McManus, Eliza 249 McMullen, Emily 267 M c N a m a r a Laurie 68. 134, 2 6 5 M c N a r y Erin 9 0 McNeely Christian 207 McNeil Devin 85. 249 McPhee, Kristen 249 McPherson. R y a n 89 Mears. Patrick 171. 249 Meeker. M a r y 2 4 9 Meeter. Anneke 127 Meeusen. Christopher 174. 2 4 9 Mehl Aaron 89. 207, 2 7 0 Meisch Laura 6 8 Mejeur. Jason 1 0 5 Meieur, Nathan 207 Melville, Jeff 9 3 Mendels, Kevin 2 3 1

Mendenhall Joe 8 9 Mentor, Heather 207 Mercer, Andrew 89. 149. 207. 2 7 0 Meronek Helen 6 8 Mersman. Brandon 249 Messina Sara 68. 269 Messink Clare 6 8 Metters. Bethany 174. 2 4 9 Meulenbelt. Kimberly 2 4 9 Meulenberg Carrie 68. 2 6 7 Meullner. Kristin 194 Meyer. Derek 2 0 7 Meyer. Geoffrey 8 5 Meyer. J e r e m y 231 Meyers. Andrew 20. 207 Mezeske, Barbara 232 Mezeske, Richard 232 Miceli, M a r y 140. 269 Michel Del 2 3 0 Micheli, M a r y 2 0 7 Mick Alexis 68. 9 0 Mick Meredith 90. 207 MicKalich Elizabeth 174 Mickalich Elizabeth 269 Mickelich Elizabeth 249 Miedema Erica 13. 168. 2 0 7 Mikols. Jilian 1 9 4 Miller. Adam 135. 273 Miller. Allison 117. 127 Miller. Amanda 207 Miller. Aric 89. 2 7 0 Miller. Daniel 2 0 7 Miller. David 2 6 4 Miller. Julia 250. 263 Miller. Kathleen 250

Miller. Rebecca 35, 127 Miller, Zephyr 2 5 0 Mills, Emily 2 5 0 Miner, Mike 2 6 8 Miols, Jillian 2 5 0 Miramontes, Bertha 250 Misner, Jason 89. 207 Misovich Michael 234 Mistry. T a r a 127 Mitchell Austin 175. 2 5 0 Moes, D a n a 2 5 0 Mol Sarah 2 5 0 MoU, Jericho 180, 207 Monstrola Jason 68 Montagno. Beth 68, 263 Monty, Bryan 2 7 3 Moore, Andrew 175, 250 Moore, Brynne 102, 207 Moore, Katherine 68. 2 6 9 Moore Nathan 60. 68. 69. 136. 273 Moores. Lisa 6 8 Moraitis. Terah 6 8 Morales. Ericka 250

Morales. Rosa 69, 110, 2 2 4 Moreau Stephen 127, 184 Morehouse, Brian 106 Morell Nicole 173. 207 Morin. Kristin 2 5 0 Morley Nathan 89. 250 Morre, Steven 2 5 0 Morrill Caitlin 2 0 7 Morris, Holly 6 9 Morris, Lindsay 127 Morrison, Daniel 127 Morrison, Kyle 98, 113, 127 Morse, Joshua 2 0 7 Morse, Phillip 89, 207 Morton, Susanne 10. 2 5 0 Mosley Kimberly 90. 2 5 0 Motoma Helen 207 Mott. Brian 2 0 7 M u k h a m m a d Umar 69 Mulat. Wesenyelesh 250 Mulder. Bnan 168. 207

Index 2 8 5


Mulder, Jennifer 250 Mulder, Megan 2 5 0 Mulder, Michael

Al K

266 Mulder, R y a n 2 6 4

NevenzeL Kyle 8 5 Nguyen, Kieu 6 9 Nichols, Laura 69, 267 Nichols, Mark 128, 278

Northuis, Mark 233 Nuiver, Chris 135, 208, 2 6 4 Nyenhuis, Jennifer 70, 2 6 7 Nykamp, Dirk 7 0

Otis, A m y 2 3 3 Otto, Annie 173 Otto, Beth 11, 176 Otto, Catherine 208 Otto, Joyce 2 3 3 Otton, Elizabeth 251 Overacker, Sarah

0

Overbeek Don 105 Ovies, David 20, 70

HI Vc

208

i

Oberg Ashely 2 5 1 Oberg, Ashley 2 7 2 O'Brien, Oliver 2 5 0 Oerfema Rebekah

161

Mixmford Jessica 168, 207, 2 6 9 MungaU, Willian 231 Munoa Philip 2 3 5 Munteanu, Titus 262 Murphy, Brian 148, 2 6 2 M u r p h y Elizabeth 207 Murphy, Maureen 263 M u r p h y Patrick 127, 2 6 8 Murphy, Stephen 250 Murray, Greg 2 3 0 M u r r a y Jody 69, 219 Murrell Adam 2 5 0 Murrell Kelli 2 5 0 Murrey, Darren 171, 2 5 0 Myers, Ann 127, 269 Myers, David 2 3 5 Myslaiek Megan 69

N a k a j i m a Andy 233 Nakatsuji, S a y a k a 250 Narlock J o n a t h a n 89, 2 5 0 N a u t a Audrey 127 Nave Danielle 8 6 Nave Ross 2 5 0 Neckers, Todd 127, 274 Nee Carmen 109, 207, 2 7 2 Netflev, J o n a t h a n

208 Neidlinger, Catie 8 6 Nelsen, Michael 135, 173, 2 6 8 Nelsen, Mike 2 0 8 Nelson, Emily 97, 250 Nelson, Jessica 27, 152, 172, 208, 222, 228, 2 9 4 Nelson, Kelly 208, 269 Nelson, Steve 2 3 0 Nelson, Walter 138,

262 Nemeth Roger 2 3 5 Neucks, Amanda 271

2 8 6 Index

Nichols, Susan 69, 265 Nicholson, D a n a 267 Nickel Matthew 6 9 Nieboer, Shelley 128 Nienhuis, Katie 106 Nienhuis, Libby 267 Niemarth, Merfan

208 Nishino, Tasuku 38, 250 Nitz, Kelly 1 2 8 Nolan, Patrick 113, 274 Noll Megan 106, 250 Noordeloos, Hillary 69, 172, 2 6 9 Norden, Billy 2 7 4 Norden, Brad 101,

128 Norden, William 128, 1 4 3 Nordheim, Laura 128 Noreen, Addison

208 North Ashley 2 0 8 Northcutt, Miriam 70, 2 6 9

Oiala Steven 113, 251 Oldham, Stacey 7 0 Olivarard Julie 128 Olson, Daniel 85,

208 Olson, Nathan 25, 251 Omollo, Nixon 2 5 1 Ondra Robert 128 ONeil Meagan 2 6 9 0'Neil, Meagan 102, 251 Onken, Ben 1 2 8 Oostinrf, Brooke 70, 1 10

Costing Erica 174, 251 Costing, Jessica 70, 110 Oppenhuizen, Anne 70, 1 7 2 Oppenhuizen, Sheri 128 Opperwall, Daniel

208 Orbaker, Kate 2 0 8 Orefice Victoria 175, 2 5 1 Omee David 101, 251 Omee Jonathon 7 0 Osborne Kelly 2 3 3 Osbum, Barb 2 3 0 Osbum, Beniamin 251 Otake J u n n a 1 2 8

P? Pach Nicole 10, 251 Parfe, Branda 70, 271 Page, Karen 118 Page Sara 2 6 3 Pageau. Brian 70 Parflino, Christopher

208 Pagorek Erica 86, 251 Pannapacker, William 2 3 2 Papaicik Leigh Ann 272 Rapes, Annie 7 0 Rapes, Kenneth 71, 114 Parker, Jessica 251 Parker, Kelly 71,

102 Parker, Matt 13, 171, 2 5 1 Parker, Michael 85 Parrish Andrew 114, 2 5 1 Parrish Candis 173, 208, 2 7 2 Parrish Margaret 208, 2 6 9 Parrott, Scott 2 0 8 Partick Jessica 128 Patnott, John 2 3 3 Patrick Valerie 128 Patterson, Anne 71, 265 Patterson, Eric 208


Patterson, H o l l y

208 Patton, T a r n 7 1 Paturalski. Katie

208 Patzy, D a y a n a 7 1 Paul Aaron 2 5 1 Paulus, J o n a t h a n 209 Pavelich, Michael 89, 2 5 1 Pawioski, J a n i c e 234 Pawiowski, Allison 110, 2 5 1 Payne. Alyson 71,

220 Peace Megan 2 6 7 Pearson, L a u r a 1 2 8 Peaslee, G r a h a m 231, 2 3 2 Peckenpaugh Rachel 128, 142, 171, 267 Pellinen, Elisabeth 209 Pennings, T i m o t h y 233 Penrose L a r r y 2 3 3 Peretm, Joseph 2 5 1 Perez, Ashley 2 5 1 Perez, Eduardo 7 1 Perez, Edward 1 1 3 Perovich A n t h o n y 234 Pesci, D a v i d 2 6 6 Peston, Jeff 2 3 1 Peters, K y l e 7 1 Peters, Mike 89, 149, 2 0 9 , 2 7 0 Peterson. Gretchen 209 Peterson, J o n a t h a n 232 Peterson, J u l i a n n 251 Peterson, Larissa 172, 2 0 9 Peterson, Mitchell 251 Petit, J e a n n e 2 3 3 Petrovic, Gina 26, 154, 2 0 9 Pett, Kimberly 7 1 Pett, K y l e 2 0 9 Pettijohn, Jillian 140, 2 0 9 , 2 6 9 Phalen, Derek 1 2 8

Phelan, Derek 121, 273 Phillips, Andrew 105, 121, 2 5 1 Phillips, Joseph 7 1, 98 Philo, B r i t t a n y 94, 251 Pierce. J a m i e 7 1 Pierri, K a t e 4 2 Piern, Katie 2 5 1 Piers, J a m e s 2 3 5 Piipo, Richard 2 3 4 P i k a a r t , Melissa 2 6 , 209 P i k a a r t , Michael 231 Pike, T i n a 97, 1 1 0 .

Polik, William 2 3 1 Polk, Mike 1 3 5 . 175. 2 6 2 Poll Erin 1 74, 2 5 2 Pollard L i n d s a y 71,

161 Pollert, Grace 2 0 , 209 Pollock J u l i e 94, 174, 2 5 2 Pomeroy, Kevin 252 Pope, J o y 71, 2 2 4 , 272 Porter, B e t h a n y 7 1 Porter, Brian 2 3 2 Post, Eric 2 6 6 Post, J a m e s 2 5 2

Pratt, A n d r e a 173, 209 P r a t t , Kristen 174, 252 P r a t t , Phillip 1 2 8 P r e s e a u Emilie 71, 134, 2 7 2 Preston, Elizabeth 174, 2 5 2 Previnger, C a s e y 252 Price, Jeff 2 5 2 Price, J e n n i f e r 97, 98. 110. 1 2 8 Pridgeon, M a t t 8 9 Pridmore, D a v i d 29, 175

Qualman, Heather 140, 194, 2 6 9 Quesda-Lubbers, Sarah 2 5 2 Quick D a r e y 2 5 2 Quillo, A m y 182, 235 Quimby, Aaron 114 Quimby, Lloyd 2 6 8 Quinn, Devon 2 6 4 Quinn, l a n 2 5 2 Quinn, J o h n 2 3 3

R v R a b a u t , P a u l 135, 274 Rabbitt, C a r m e n 269 Rabe, J e n n a 2 6 3 Rabe, Kelly 1 2 8 Radcliff, F r a n k 8 9 Ramsey, Katherine 71 Randa, Katie 2 5 2 Ransom, B e t h a n y

128

* 209 Pinkham, J a n e t 230 Pinter, JiU 9 4 , 2 0 9 Pitchel, Joseph 2 5 1 Pizidrfeon, M a t t h e w 251 Plasman, James 7 1 Pless, Kirsten 2 5 1 Plewka, Eric 8 5 Ploch J o n a t h o n 8 9 , 251 Plosz, Mitchell 2 5 1 Plowman, A s h l e y 106, 2 0 9 Pobuda, J o n 8 9 Poledink, J a m e s

128

Post, Kristen 71, 97,

110 Post, Leah 2 5 2 , 263 Post, Stephanie 2 0 9 Postma, Joseph 2 6 6 P o s t m a Lance 2 5 2 Postma, Mike 2 6 4 Potter, J o h n 2 7 3 Powell A a r o n 2 5 2 Powell J o s h u a 89, 252 Powers, Christine 7 1 Powers, J e n n y 2 3 5 Powers, Rachel 7 1 Praamsma, Megan 209

Proos, P a m e l a 128, 134, 2 6 9 Prusinski, Cassie 157, 2 0 9 Pusinelli, A n n a 194, 2 0 9 , 2 2 2 PyleKurt 252

a Quabius, Michelle 252

Rapaport, Allison 209 Rapp, R y a n 2 0 9 R a s d a l l Rebecca 7 2 Ratliff. P a t r i c k 252 Rave Jasmine 2 0 9 Raveschot. A n n a 263 Rawlinson, D a v i d 252 Pawls, Glinda 1 5 9 R a y , Richard 2 3 3 Recchia, K r i s t y n 252 Reed A l e x a n d r i a 209 Reed Breeanca 173, 209 Reed N a t h a n 121, 252 Reenders, A m a n d a 209 Pees, J u l i a 2 5 2 Reese O c t a v i a 2 0 9 , 263

Index 2 8 7


Reese, S a r a h 97, 252 Reif, Carrie 2 5 2 Reunink, Elizabeth 110, 2 5 2 Reitsma J a m i e 174, 2 5 2 Rekshan, William 252 Reumenapp, A n d y

Robel-Oriz, Lisa 2 3 5 Robertson, Scott 131 Robins, D a i n a 2 3 5 Robinson, E m i l y 173, 2 0 9

Rohuff, J e n 1 4 0 Rom id, A m a n d a 72, 272 Romig, Jessica 175, 253 Romsaas, Rachel 7 2

121 Reuter, Jewel 2 3 0 Reynolds, A m y 72, 267 Reynolds, Ellen 252 Rice, B a r r y 7 2 Richardson, J e n n i f e r 252 Richardson, Kristi 253 Richmond Brad 234 Rickey, Alison 2 5 3 Riddell L y d i a 1 7 2 Ridrfe, Kristi 72, 117 Ridle, J a c k 2 3 2 Riemer, Rachel 9 7 Riemer, R y a n 2 5 3 Riemersma J a m i e 72, 2 6 9 R i e n s t r a Andrew 253 Rigotti, J e n n i f e r 209 Riksen, Robert 114, 253, 2 6 4 Rimbo, Deborah 7 2 Rimmke, B r y a n 72, 155 Rinehart, Josh 8 9 Rink, J o n a t h a n 171, 2 5 3 Rinker, J e n n i f e r 140, 2 6 9 Rios, D i n a h 2 0 9 Rippberger, L a u r a 102 253 Risley, K i m b e r l y 230 R i t s e m a Christina 232 Ritter, A n d r e a 2 5 3 R i v e r a Julio Enrique 2 3 2 Rivette, Chad 7 2 Rizzo, Ali 2 0 9 , 2 6 3

2 8 8 Index

Rottluff, J e n n i f e r 168, 2 1 0 , 2 6 9 Rottman, A m y 267 Rottschafer, Krista 174, 2 5 3 Roush, K i m b e r l y 172,272 Rowden, K i m b e r l y 253 R o w l a n d Kelly 269 Rozeboom, P a u l i n e 231 R o z e m a Bill 8 9 R u a r k , Rachelle 253 Ruberg J e r e m y 85, 254. 2 6 4 Ruberg, L y n a e 2 5 3 R u c h T r a v i s 141,

268 Ruemenapp, Andrew 254 R u m b l e y , Joe 89, 270 Rumohr, Luke 7 2 Rumpsa Joshua 38, 7 2 R u m p s a Kellyn 175, 2 5 4 Rupchock E m i l y Robinson, Jessica 209 Robrahn, Rebecca 231 Rockwell K i m b e r l y 148, 173, 2 1 0 Rockwood Abigail 253 Roddis, S a r a h 1 7 5 Rodriguez, A d a m 168, 2 1 0 , 2 7 4 Rodriguez, S u s a n a 128, 157, 1 5 8 Rodstrom, J o h n 2 1 0 Roecker, Chris 1 0 1 Roedema Kristin

210 Roefer, M a t t h e w 7 2 Roehling, P a t 2 3 5 Roelofs, Lois 2 3 2 Rogers, K e n n e t h 270 Rogier, S u z a n n e 253 Roh J a s o n 2 6 6

Roobol Hope 2 6 9 Root, Craig 2 5 3 Root, Lindsey 72, 224 R o o y Rebecca 10, 171, 2 5 3 Rosalez, Steffanie

210 Rose, M a t t h e w 128, 156 Rosner, M a u r e e n 253 Ross, Amber 173,

210 Ross, H a n n a h 2 5 3 Ross, Jodi 1 2 8 Ross, Stephanie 129, 173, 2 1 0 Roth Jenni 2 6 3 Rotman, L i n d s a y 253 Rotn, K a t h e r i n e

210 Rottenberg Rebecca 72, 2 6 9

210 Rupert, Erin 1 2 9 Ruscett, Alesha 254, 2 6 3 Rusche, Peter 2 1 0 , 264 Russo, S h a n n o n 254 R y a n , Brendan 113, 135, 2 1 0 , 273 R y a n , Joseph 2 5 4 R y c k m a n , Mike 129 Ryden, D a v i d 2 3 4 Rye, D a v i d 1 8 4 Rykman, Audrey 254

Sable, J a m i e 9 0 Sabo, C i n d y 2 3 5 Sabol J a i m e 2 5 4 263 Saldivar, Andrea 210, 2 6 9 Salo, T a r a 2 1 0 S a l t a r s k t Courtney 194, 2 5 4 , 2 6 3 Salvaggio, Demetri 210, 2 6 4 Salveter, Stephanie 72 Sampson, Chad 72, 153, 1 7 2 Sampson, T i f f a n y 254 Samuelson, K y e 254 Sanborn, Erin 173,

210 Sanders, Allison 7 2 Sanders, Ben 168, 210, 2 7 4 Sanders, Lidia 129, 157 Sanderson, S a r a h 97 Sandoval Alvaro 72 S a n f o r d Elizabeth 231 Sann, P a n n h a 2 1 0 Saper, Kristin 2 1 0 Sartor, Ashleigh 109, 2 1 0 Sato, A m y 72, 2 6 7 Savage, C h i a r a 109, 2 5 4 S a v a r a K a r l y 73, 269 S a w c h u c k Elisabeth 73 Saxton, Angela 110, 2 5 4 Sayger, K a r a 1 1 7 S c h a a f s m a Peter 73, 9 8 Schaap, Lindsey 9 0 Schaap, Michele 129, 2 6 3 Schafer, A m a n d a

210 S c h a k e l Peter 2 3 2 Schamper, Terri 235 Schantz, Krissy

182


Scharp, Laurie 2 1 0 Scheerhorn, M a r y 234 Scheffers, B r y a n 89, 2 1 0 Scheffler, Vince 7 8 gchewe, Rebecca 102, 2 5 4 Schildhoiase, Richard

210 Schiltz, E m i l y 2 1 0 Schlender, Brett 114, 2 5 4 , 2 6 4 Schlitz, E m i l y 1 1 0 Schluslar, A m y 210 Schmidt, E m i l y 173, 2 1 0 Schmidt, Gretchen 173, 2 1 0 Schmidt, Jessica 102, 2 5 4 Schock, D a v i d 2 3 1 Schofield Daniel 89, 210 Scholten, Merfan 211 Scholten, S a r a h 9 4 Scholten, Susan 174, 2 5 4 Scholz, Tess 86, 254 Schomisch Nick

Schumaker, G a y l e 231 Schussman, K e n d r a 254 Schuster, A m y 2 5 4 Schuster, A n n e 1 7 1 Schutter, Erin 2 1 1 Schwabauer, M a t thew 2 5 4 Schwanbeck, Keirsten 2 5 4 Schwarck. J o d y 73, 272 Schwartz, E m i l y 173, 2 1 1 , 2 7 2 Schweiger, M a t t h e w 225 Schwieder, M a t t h e w

211 Scofield Kristin 137, 2 7 2 Scoggin, S a r a h 2 5 4 Scott, A s h l e y 2 5 4

Semienko, O x a n a 73 Sexton, Melissa 1 2 9 Seymour, Jeff 101, 129, 2 7 0 Seymour, Michael 231 Shaffer, Joseph 89,

211 Sharp, S t u a r t 2 3 4 Shaw, L a u r a 2 5 4 Shaw, Liz 1 52, 174, 2 5 4 , 2 9 4 Shea Cheryl 2 3 1 Shebak, E m i l y 2 5 5 Shedd R y a n 9 3,

211, 266 Sheehan, Kristin 74, 109, 2 6 9 Sheehan, M e g a n 117, 2 1 1 Sheely, J a m e s 2 6 6 Sheldon, J o d y 2 3 1

211 Schonfeld Kathleen 171, 2 5 4 Schonfield Katie 94, 263 Schowalter, Lisa 9 7 Schramm, William 254 Schraw, Joel 7 3 Schreiber, M a t t h e w 89, 2 1 1 Schrock, J a c o b 89, 211, 2 7 0 Schroeder, H a n n a h 211 Schroeder, Nichole

211 Schroeder, W e n d y

211 Schroyer, Daniel 7 3 Schuen, Karen 26, 129 Schuilmrf, Michael

211 Schulte, Daniel 2 1 1

Scott, Brian 1 4 1 Scott, E m i l y 1 3 4 , 265 Scott, Rob 168, 2 1 1 Scurto, T r i n i t y 2 1 1 Sedelmaier, Eric 254 Sedgwick, S h e l l y

211 Sedio, D a v i d 2 5 4 Seidel J u a n 2 6 4 Seifert, Katie 2 1 1 Selden, E m i l y 2 6 9 Seldon, E m i l y 7 3 Senneker, Danielle 73 Senyk, A m y 1 2 9

Shelter, D a r r e n 2 5 5 Shen, Kaiser 2 6 8 Shepard Hillary 2 4 S h e p a r d Katie 1 8 2 Shepherd K y l e 2 1 1 Sheridan, S a r a h 211, 2 6 9 Sherron, Katie 9 7 Shipman, Elizabeth 255 Shoaf, J, L a y n e 129 Shomaker, Louise 235 Shorb, J u s t i n 1 2 9 Short, Cletus 113, 129 Short, Jessica 7 4

Shubert, Rebecca 175, 2 5 5 Shuck, J e n n i f e r 148, 174, 2 5 5 Shults, Andrew 171, 2 5 5 S h y n e Rebekah 255 Siehling J o h n 1 2 9 Sieklucki, Andrea

S m i t h Richard 2 3 5 Smith Samantha

211

S m i t h S a r a h 102, 211 Smith Shaun 89 S m i t h Sona 2 5 5 S m i t h Steve 2 3 3 Smith Stuart 2 3 3 S m i t h T e a s h a 109, 110,255 211 S m i t h Virginia 34, Sietsema D e b r a 255 234 Smits, A m a n d a Sievert, Jessica 7 4, 255 97 Smittie, Kevin 2 1 1 Silko, Josh 2 1 1 Snoap, Heidi 2 6 3 Simon, Caroline Snow, Joseph 7 5 234 Snyder, A l e x a n d r a Simon, S h a n a 2 5 5 255 Simons, Neil 2 1 1 Snyder, A n d y 8 9 Sines, J a m i e 7 4 Snyder, Jesse 1 5 8 Sipe April 7 4 , 2 6 9 Snyder, Melissa Sisson, A m y 171, 109, 1 2 9 255 Snyder, Noel 7 5 Skaff, K a t h e r i n e S o b a n i a Neal 2 3 3 171, 2 5 5 Solomon, Joel 7 5, Skorupa, C a l l y 7 4 89 Skoug J e n n i c a 2 6 , Sorensen, N a t h a n 110, 174, 2 5 5 89, 2 7 0 Slack, M a t t 2 1 1 Sorenson, M a r t h a Slager, J e n n y 2 5 5 267 Slarfh, Brian 74, Sorge J a m e s 172, 101 212 Slaughter, A n n e Soulliere Rachel 109, 1 2 9 129 Slendebroek Albert Spaman, Travis 98, 113, 2 1 1 105, 2 1 2 Slentz, Elizabeth Speyer, T i m o t h y 74 129, 149, 2 7 0 Sloop, R a c h a e l 2 1 1 Slotten, Kendra 1 7 2 Spiece, E v a 2 1 2 Spools t a Lindsey Smarszcz, Rachel 75 74 Smies, B e n j a m i n 74, Sporer, A m y 3 5 Spors, Melissa 75, 268 272 Smies, Eric 74, 2 6 8 Sprik, N a t h a n 2 1 2 Smit, Beth 171, Springer, Stephanie 255 18, 118, 1 2 9 S m i t h Corrie 4 2 , Spyker, J u s t i n 93, 255 212 Smith, J e n n y 2 5 5 Spykerman, S m i t h Katie 2 5 5 Heather 2 1 2 S m i t h Michelle S t a a l Nora 14, 75, 102, 1 2 9 152, 2 9 4 Smith Morgan 7 4 Stachecki, A d a m , S m i t h R a c h a e l 97, 268 110,255 S t a c y Katie 2 1 2 Smith R a y 2 3 3

Index 2 8 9


StaJnl E s l e y 2 5 5 Stange, E m i l y 2 1 2 Stark, M a r y 2 1 2 Steed, Harold 7 5 Steed, L a u r a 178,

212 Steele E r i k a 1 0 2 Steele S a r a 2 6 7 Steen, Todd 2 3 2 Steeves, Kelly 109, 212, 2 7 2 Stefanich, D a v i d 129 Stephan, K a t h r y n 75, 2 6 9 Stephenson, D a r i n 233 Sterling, Christopher 85, 129, 138,

Strzyzewski, A m y 256 Stuart, Margaret 174, 2 5 6 Stufflebam, L a u r a 129 Stuppy Mari 2 1 2 Sturrus, Elizabeth 75, 1 8 3 Sturrus, Libby 6 4 Sturtevant, Debra 235 Sullivan, Lori 2 5 6 , 269 Sullivan, S h a w n

Swarthout, Debbie 230 Sweas, Robert 4 5 , 256 Sweers, K a t r i n 174, 256 Swier, Annie 7 5 Swisher, J a n e l l e 212, 2 7 2 Swope, H e a t h e r 75, 224 Szydlonski, Stephanie 2 1 2 Szydlowski, Stephanie 1 9 4

Talbott, S a r a h 7 5 Tammi, John 2 3 5 T a m m t n g a Kylee 171, 2 5 6 , 2 6 3 Tapia Maria 231 Tarantino, Cara 129, 2 7 2 T a t g e S a r a 129, 267 Taylor, Andrew 174, 2 5 6 Taylor, A n t h o n y

212 Taylor, Katherine 256

262 Sterling, Sterling, Stevens, Stewart, 231 Stewart, 75 Stewart,

Laura 2 1 2 Sarah 2 5 5 Erika 2 1 2 Joanne Olivia 15, Rebekah

212 Stieper, L a u r e n 86, 255 Stob, K y l e 171, 255 Stock Kendra 4 2 , 255 Stodden, B a r b 1 7 3 Stoepker, Andrew

2 9 0 Index

212 Temple Derek 89, 256 TenHaken, Ashley 256 TenHaken, Vicki 232 Tennant, Emily 75 Ter H a a r , A m y 90, 256 Ter H a a r , Meredith 76 T e r p s t r a Eric 7 6, 264 Terveer, Peter 2 6 6 T e s h i m a B a r r y 45, 171 Tetro, A u d r e y 256, 269 Teusink M a t t h e w 76, 2 1 9 Thelen, M a r k 14, 76 Thiemkey, K a t h r y n 76 Thomas, Christina 256 Thomas, R e b a k a h 76 Thomasma Dave 264 Thompson, Aaron 109 Thompson, Christina

212

168 Stolle, Kristen 7 5 Stolz, M a t t 101, 129 Stone H i l l a r y 7 5 Stonebumer, A s h l e y 269 Stoughton, J o h n 233 Stowe, T i m o t h y 264 StoweU, S a r a h 109, 212, 2 6 9 S t r a c h Jennifer 102 Strahle, L i n d s a y 255, 2 6 3 ^ Streelman, Rachel 174, 2 5 5 Strouf, Linda 2 3 4 Strutt, Rebecca 2 5 6

TeGrotenhuis, Abby

256 Sulok Melissa 1 0 2 Sumner, W i l l i a m 212 Sutton, R o s a n n a 75, 1 8 2 Svoboda M a t t h e w 113, 2 1 2 Swank M a r t y 2 3 2 S w a n k Rolland 233 Swanson, D e b r a 235 Swanson, J o h a n n a 256 Swanson, P a u l a 212, 2 6 3 Swanson, Todd 2 3 3

Taber, J a k e 1 0 1 T a c c h e l l a Mike

212 T a c o m a Nicholas

212 Taft, S a r a h 2 1 2 Tagg, Erin 2 1 2 , 272

Taylor, Kellee 2 5 6 Taylor, Kelly 1 0 6 T a y l o r , K o d y 93, 266 Taylor, M a t t 1 0 5 Taylor, Stephen 231 Taylor, S u s a n 106, 180 T e a c h m a n , Kiersti 75 Teague, F r a n k i e 7 5 Teater, Seth 171, 256 Techter, Kelly 7 5 Tees, Sidra 1 52, 212, 222, 2 9 4 Teft, Joel 89, 1 1 3

Thompson, J a m i e 256 Thompson, Josie 7 6 Thompson, Tisa 13, 171, 2 5 6 Thompson, T y l e r 130 Thomson, A a r o n 89, 270 Thoreson, S a r a h 7 6 Thorley, J a m i e 2 1 2 Thome, M a t t h e w 89, 2 1 3 Throop A d a m 171, 274 Thurmer, Sean 171, 256 Thurston, H a n n a h 213 Tichler, Beth 2 1 3 Tillman, A s h l e y 102, 2 5 6


Timmer, A b b y 1 3 0 Ttmmer, J a c l y n 130 Timmer, Jessa 174, 256 Timmer, Seth 2 1 3 , 274 Tinkham, Katie 97, 256 Tittle Ashley 174, 256 Toben, Nicholas 7 6,

221 Toben, Victoria 2 1 3 Toenntf, Leeland 130 Toering, Leland 2 7 4 Tofan, Liz 2 1 3 Tolten, Joseph 2 6 2 Tolton, Joseph 2 1 3 Tomo, Derek 7 6 Torpey, Denae 2 5 6 Toth J o h n 89, 2 1 3 , 270 Townsend, L i n d s a y 130 Townsend Lindsey 263 Trakimas, Jessica 42 Tran, Giao 2 5 6 Trapp, K y l e 114, 213, 2 7 0 Travis, Danielle 171, 2 6 3 Travis, Scott 89, 256 Tripp, Megan 90, 256 Troost, Ben 89, 113, 256 Trotter, Allison 110, 257, 2 6 9 Trover, Virginia 213 Troyan, M c K e n n a 90 Trutwein, Rachel 213 Tubbs, C a s s a n d r a 257 Turbessi, Joe 2 1 3 Turner, Kimberly 76 Turner, Kristina 257 Turner, Melissa 110, 2 5 7

Tuttle, S h e a 173, 213 Tverberg, Lois 2 3 0 Twining, K e m e r y 134, 2 7 1 Tyler, E m i l y 86, 257 Tyler, J e f f r e y 2 3 5 TyndeU, Liz 130, 142, 194, 2 6 7

u

LA

Ueno, T a k a y a 213, 2 6 2

138,

Umlauf, Kristine 31, 1 1 0 , 2 1 3 , 263 Uphaus, A b b y 2 1 3 U t t e r b a c k S a r a 7 6, 263

V V adneGiessen, Rachel 2 5 7 Vagle, D a n 1 3 0 V a l i e a u Julie 2 5 7 V a n De Werfe, J a m e s 257 V a n Der Wende, Matt 2 1 3 V a n Dop, J o s h u a 213 V a n Dort, P a m e l a 213 V a n D y k , S t e v e 7 6, 152, 2 9 4 V a n Hofwegen, Michael 2 1 3 V a n Hofwegen, Nathan 130 V a n Kempen, Abigail 2 5 7

V a n Meter, A s h l e y 213 V a n Regenmorter, Christina 1 4 V a n Slett, Nicholas 213 V a n Stee, Stephanie 257 V a n TasseU, Eric 175, 2 5 7 V a n Voorst, Rich

262 V a n Wagoner, J e n 213 Van W y c k Anna 257 Van Zyl Shanna 213 VanArkel Ashley 174, 2 5 7 VanArkel Shelby 174, 2 5 7 VanAssen, K a r a 76, 90, 1 1 0 VanBeek Darren 257 V a n B e e k Mike 1 1 4

Vance, Kelly 168, 269 V a n D a m , Katie 134, 142, 171, 267 VanDam, Stacey 171, 2 5 7 V a n d e Kopple Lauren 117 V a n d e Pol D a n a 257 VandeBunte Jordan 213 VandeKopple Lauren 2 1 3 VandeLind Katherine 1 3 0 VandenBerg, Erin 76, 1 0 2 Vandenberg, Jeff 76 VandenBerg, Kristen VandenHeuvel Kyle 89, 2 1 3 VandenOever, Kenn e t h 89, 113, 257 VandePol D a n a 9 0 V a n d e r Laan, Timothy 257 V a n d e r Meeden, Zachary 213 V a n d e r Molen, A m y 130 V a n d e r W a l Gerald 214 Vanderberg, Brad 213 V anderGiessen, Rachel 1 7 4 Vanderhyde A m y 130 Vanderkamp, Megan 2 6 5 Vanderlaan, Danae 257 VanderMeulen, Jed

268 VanderSlice, J u l i e 90, 2 5 7 VanderStoep, Scott 235 VanderVeen, Corie 213 VanderVeen, M e g a n 257

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Verwys, Mike 8 9 Vidoni, Nadine 77, 263 Vidoni, Nicholas 214 Viegelahn, Erica 225 Viel Christian 114, 270 Vigants, Ellen 1 3 0 Viles, Aaron 85, 274 V i l l a r r e a l Melissa 235 Vilmann, Adelynn

VanHal Bryan 76 VanHeest, Nate 143, 2 7 4 VanHekken, Mike 105 V anHofwegen, Michael 9 8 V anHouwelingen, Elisabeth 7 7 VanHuekelom, Bob 235 VanKalker, Julie 214

VanNamen, Joshua 214 Vannamen, Joshua 274 Vannette, Kayleen 130, 1 8 0 . Vanntwerpen, Donald 2 5 7 V anoostendorp Jamee 2 5 7 Vanovitz, Maureen 214 VanSlett, D a n 69, 77 VanTimmeren, Scott 264 VanWieren, Glenn 105 VanWieren, M a r i a 77 V a n W y l e n , Peter 214 Vega John 7 7 Veil Christian 1 4 9 Veldhof, Rhonda 257 Veldman, K a t h r y n 77, 97, 1 1 0 Veldman, Roger 234 Veldt, J o h n 2 1 4 Veneklase E m i l y 102, 2 1 4 Ver Steeg, Jill 2 3 0

V a n L a a n , Bo 2 7 4 VanLaan, Kerry 166,257 V a n L a a n , Phillip 214 VanMeter, Ashley 117

VerHeulen, M a r y 174, 2 5 7 Verhey, Allen 2 3 5 VerMerris, Michael 257 VerSchueren, Joe 89

Von Eitzen, Ben 7 8 Von Eitzen, J e r e m y 78 Voorhees, Rachel 174, 2 5 8 Voss, J a m e s 7 8 Voss, M a r c u s 8 5

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I/O i/j W a c k s m a n , Mitch 78 W a g a r , Melissa 78, 134, 2 6 3 Wagenmaker, J a n a 174, 2 5 8 Wagenmaker, Jason 1 2 1 , 172, 2 1 4 W a l b u r n , Jeff 8 9 Walcott, Caleb 89, 258 Walkenhorst, Kim 11, 2 5 8 Walker, Ben 1 1 3 Walker, Michelle 20, 2 1 4 Walters, Lisa 174, 258 Walton, L i n d s a y 267 Walton, Regan 148, 214 Wang, Le 2 1 4 Waples, A u d r e y 214 Warber, Rebecca 258, 2 6 9 W a r d D a n a 174, 258 W a r d E m i l y 78, 97 W a r d Steven 2 3 4 W a r f i e l d Maureen 110, 2 5 8 W a r m u s , Lisa 4 2 , 214 W a r n e r , T y s o n 98, 113, 2 5 8 W a r r e n , Gabriel 89, 258, 2 7 0 Wassink Jenna 7 8 Waterstone Matt h e w 101, 2 1 4 W a t k i n , Christiana 110, 1 3 0 W a t t , Allison 1 8 3

Watters, Christine 78 Watters, Corinne 214 W a t t s , Lucas 8 9 W e a t h e r l y , David 175, 2 5 8 , 2 7 3 W e a v e r , Kari 1 9 0 Weaver, Nate 2 1 4 Weaver, R y a n 9 8 113, 2 5 8 Webb, S a m a r a 159, 172, 2 0 3 , 2 1 4 Weber, Christine 258 Weber, J e f f e r y 113, 258 Weber, J e f f r e y 9 8 Webster, L a n d a n 85 Webster, Neile 78, 263 Weeldreyer, Kia 130 Werfner, A m a n d a 78 Wehmer, L y n e t t e 38, 7 8 W ehmrmeyer, Devin 2 5 8 W e h r m e y e r , Tesha 130 Weisbarth, Caleb 89, 2 5 8 Weiss, Noah 2 6 8 Weller, K a t 1 6 8 Wellman, Andrea 214 Wells, Andrew 2 1 4 Wendrick J o n a t h a n 93 Werley, Kirsten 194, 2 1 4 , 2 6 3 W e m l u n d J. Barrett 34, 2 1 4 W e m l u n d Joel 2 7 4 Werp, Jessie 2 5 8 , 269 Wessman, Leslie 232 Westerhof, Melissa 234 Weston, Ashley 214 Wheeler, Kelly 2 5 8 White Jonathan 258 White Lindsay 168, 2 1 4 , 2 6 9


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Whitmer, Grace 130, 134, 2 7 2 Whitney, McGregor 214 Wiant, Julie 2 1 4 Wiard, H i l l a r y 174, 2 5 8 Wickens, Erin 102, 258 Wickstra A n n a 215, 2 7 2 Widenmier, M a t t 114, 2 6 8 Wieferich, Rebecca 134, 2 7 1 Wiegand, A m y 2 5 8 WiG^hmink, Kelly Wiens, J o a n n a 1 3 0 W lererma, Abigail 130, 2 6 7 Wierenga Jennifer r 258 Wiersma J o s h u a 166, 2 1 5 Wiersma Margie 231 Wilcox, Julie 1 3 0 Wilcox, Ronald 7 9

Wilkinson, S a r a h 130, 2 2 5 Willett, M e g a n 9 7 Williams, Antoine 258 Williams, A s h l e y 173, 194, 2 1 5 Williams, Carrie 7 9 Williams, Kendra 233

Williams, K y l e 98, 113, 2 5 8 Williams, Ross 89, 215, 2 6 4 Williams, Y v o n n e 79, 2 7 2 Wilson, Boyd 2 3 5 Wilson, B r a d y 89, 259 Wilson, Elizabeth 79 Wilson, L i n d s a y 259 Wilson, Philip 89, 113, 2 5 9 Wilson, S a m a n t h a 215 Wilson, T i m o t h y 215 Winfield Kirsten 140, 2 6 9 W i n g Amelia 189, 215 Winkle Katherine 259, 2 6 3 W i n n e Elizabeth 79, 2 6 9 W innett-Murray, Kathy 230

W i n s t a n e l y , Holly 148 W i n s t a n l e y , Holly 130 Winston, T r a c y 90, 259 Winter, Daniel 135, 259, 2 6 4 Winters, Andrea 269 Winterton, L a u r a 272 Wise Gabriel 2 5 9 Wise Rob 2 6 8 Wisniewski, Lisa 259 Witkowski, Kris 231 Witmer, Stephanie 97. 110, 2 1 5 Witt, A d a m 175, 259, 2 7 3 Wolfe Lucas 2 1 5 Woloszyn, Lisa 130 Wolters, K a r l a 117, 233 Wolters, Stephanie 235 Wood J u l i a 2 6 9 Working, Deb 2 1 5 Workman, Matthew 79, 1 7 8 Woroniec, Kristin 215 W o r r e l Brian 1 3 0 Wright, A b b y 2 6 7 Wright, J o h n 2 5 9 Wright, Katherine 174, 259, 2 6 9 Wright, Peter 171, 259 W u Jean 1 5 6 , 2 1 5 Wylie Julia 2 5 9 Wyngarden, K a t h y 190, 2 3 4 Wyngarden, Matthew 2 1 5

Y a n n e y , Katherine 174, 2 5 9 Yarbrough, Stephen 113, 135, 2 1 5 , 273 Yarmer, Jennifer 259 Yelding J o h n 2 3 2 Yelding Nichole 7 9 Yetter, D a v i d 2 1 5 Yokas, Jessi 2 1 5 Young, Brenda 131, 272 Young, T r a v i s 113, 215 Youngerman, Abigail 2 1 5 Yurk Kevin 175, 259

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Mayor Gil Bernardi, of the French Mediterranean town, Le Lavandou, banned local residents from dying after a court order rebuffed his plans to develop a new seaside cemetery. Bernardi found the edict to be "remarkably well followed," as he awaited a decision on his appeal.

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It is a common complaint that there is not enough time in a day; however, for the people of Venezuela time is actually slipping away. Clocks in that country are ticking too slowly because a nationwide power shortage is weakening the electric current. Each day, electric clocks lose 150 seconds.

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w o u l d take and thousands of people protested the war in more than 220 cities a r o u n d the country on a weekend in January. M e a n w h i l e , the U.S. sent almost as many aircraft carriers and troops into the Persian G u l f as w e r e there d u r i n g the 1991 Persian G u l f War.


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First-time novelist Alice Sebold conquered the New York Times bestseller list with The Lovely Bones, which hit number one and stayed on the list for more than 30 weeks. A tale of rape and murder, readers found the story to be less about tragedy and more about the resiliency of the human spirit.

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An anonymous bidder paid more than $115,000 for a large, vacuumpacked lock of Elvis Presley's hair in an online auction hosted by Illinois-based MastroNet Incorporated. The King of Rock's former barber. Homer Gilleland, had collected the hair. He gave it to friend Tom Morgan, who then put it on the auction block.

Fifty-five traffic violators in Columbia, Tenn., avoided paying fines by belting out their favorite Yuletide carol. Those lucky enough to draw the last court date before Christmas were given the choice of singing a carol and donating five canned goods to a local food bank in exchange for having their tickets dismissed.

Legendary composers Gershwin and Sousa were enlisted to help the Boston transit police drive away delinquent teens loitering in one of the city's hightraffic subway stations. Authorities began piping in a mix of show tunes and marches to the dismay of area youth, who have since found other places to hang out.

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John Entwistle, bass player for The Who, died of a heart attack at age 57 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Also known as Thunderfingers, he died just one day before the group was to begin a North American tour. ^

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Published by Riverhead Books, Kurt Cobain: The Journals sparked a whole new debate on the life and death of the troubled, yet influential, musician. An 800-page volume, the book consists of 23 of Cobain's private diaries, written from 1987 up until his suicide in April 1994.

Michael Jackson caused an uproar by dangling his 9-month-old baby off a four-story balcony in Berlin as he greeted fans. The pop star later offered an apology, saying he got caught up in the moment and would never intentionally endanger the lives of his children.

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Elvis set a personal record this year, 25 years after his death: he had his first album to debut at number one on the Billboard chart. RCA records released Elvis 30 #1 Hits for the 25th anniversary ofThe King's death, which jumped immediately to number one in the U.S. and 17 other countries. •

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Actor Christopher Reeve announced that he could move his wrist, feet and fingers seven years after he was paralyzed in a horseback riding accident. Reeve credited his improvement to years of physical therapy and never giving up. •

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Sen. Trent Lott made national headlines after he made comments favoring a presidential candidate who had run his campaign on a platform of segregation. Lott stepped down from serving as the Republican Party's majority leader, and Sen. Bill Frist was voted the new Senate majority leader. •

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A 55-year-old West Virginia man won the biggest Powerball jackpot ever. Andrew "Jack" Whittaker opted to receive all his money up front - about $112 million after taxes. Whittaker planned to donate 10 percent of the money to pastors and to rehire employees whom he was forced to layoff earlier in the year. •

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Milwaukee, Wis., Police Lt. Andrew Anewenter, one of the country's oldest active police officers, retired at the age of 86. The great-grandfather earned a salutation from President George W. Bush for more than six decades of decorated service in law enforcement.

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New York Subway conductor Eric Booker gobbled down 21 baseballsized matzo balls to set a record and win the 6th Annual Matzo Ball Eating Contest sponsored by a local deli. Booker won a $2,500 gift certificate in the charity event, which benefits metropolitan-area soup kitchens.

After 104 days of riding one of the largest and fastest roller coasters ever built, Chicago University instructor Richard Rodriguez succeeded in breaking his 15th world record. During his 10-hour days aboard Germany's Expedition GeForce he read newspapers, listened to music and talked on his cell phone.

Inga Kosak bested 80 other contestants from 10 countries to win the first World Extreme Ironing Championship. Participants were judged on their ability to iron under the highest degree of difficulty possible, such as ironing while bouncing on a trampoline, while surfboarding and while hanging upside down from a tree.


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Former NBA standout Magic Johnson was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. Johnson, who scored more than 17,000 points in the NBA, and led the LA Lakers to five championships, first retired from basketball after he tested positive for HIV in 1991. After returning to play in a few games during the '95-'96 season, he retired again. •

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Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas died of a heart attack at 69. Unitas was the first to throw for 40,000 yards, and broke nearly every NFL record for his position in his 18-year career. Unitas, who retired in 1973, still holds the record for completing at least one touchdown pass in 47 consecutive games, a record set during the 1959-60

What is your favorite sport to watch? a. Football 39.9% b. Basketball 23.8% c. Baseball 8.4% d. Soccer 7.6% e. Wrestling 4.4%

Tennis star Serena Williams continued her extraordinary run with a win in the Australian Open, where she defeated older sister Venus in the finals. It was her fourth-straight Grand Slam victory following wins at the French Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open. She was only the sixth woman ever to win four consecutive majors. •

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Somebody has quite a conversation piece — or maybe just a big pile of Legos. Thieves at the annual sports equipment Super Show in Las Vegas made off with a replica Stanley Cup trophy, which was made entirely of 6,000 Lego bricks. The replica cup was on display to promote the company's new line of Lego NHL Hockey sets.

Two competitive adult dodge ball leagues have formed in San Francisco during the past year. The first of their kind, the San Francisco Bombardment Society and the Bay Area Blood Warriors schedule matches with rules similar to the popular playground game.

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The Ohio State Buckeyes won their first college football national championship since 1968 in a double-overtime game in the Fiesta Bowl. The Buckeyes defeated the heavily favored Miami Hurricanes, 31-24, in a game that many national publications touted as the best college football game of all time. The win ended Miami's 34-game winning streak. •

Rookie defensive end Dennis Johnson of the Arizona Cardinals revealed that he started dominating the gridiron at an early age, beginning his high school football career at age 6. As a 5-foot-7, 170-pound second-grader, Johnson came off the bench to play in several games for Harrodsburg (Ky.) High School going head-to-head with opponents three times older than him.

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Notre Dame's first-year football coach Tyrone Willingham, the first black head coach in school history, led the Fighting Irish to a 10-2 record and a spot in the Gator Bowl. The season included an eight-game winning streak and an impressive turnaround from the previous year's 5-6 record.

Although her kick was blocked, Katie Hnida became the first woman ever to play in a Division 1 -A football game when she attempted an extra point in the Las Vegas Bowl. Hnida's team, the New Mexico Lobos, lost the game to the UCLA Bruins, 27-13.

Augusta National Chairman Hootie Johnson started a maelstrom of controversy with his angry response to a letter requesting that the prestigious Georgia golf club, home of the Masters Tournament, admit women. Johnson stood firm in his opposition through the resulting media frenzy and criticism.

Annika Sorenstam completed the most dominant season the LPGA Tour has seen in nearly four decades by winning 13 times around the world, including a major. En route to shattering her own scoring record, the 32-year-old Swede finished out of the top 10 only three times.

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Wake up, Sleepyhead! A 16-year-old German student invented a bed with an electric motor that gradually raises the bed's mattress for five minutes after an alarm goes off. After five minutes, the sleepyhead has to get out of bed or be forced onto the floor.

Consumers began to wonder whether hybrid cars would become mainstream after General Motors Corp., the world's largest auto maker, announced it would offer hybrid cars, pickups and sport utility vehicles. Hybrids use a mixture of electricity and gas, making them more fuel-efficient. •

Researchers found out that duct tape removes warts just as well as freezing them with liquid nitrogen. Just apply, wait six days, remove the tape, soak the area in water, scrape the area with a pumice stone, and apply again. Experts say the tape irritates the warts and triggers the immune system to attack them, and they say this approach does not hurt.

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This year, Mississippi became the first state ever to have an online computer in each public school classroom.

Reporters writing about the new lames Bond movie Die Another Day received self-destructing DVDs to preview the movie's scenes. A letter from the movie's fictional character Q accompanied the discs, warning that the content would only be available for 36 hours. After that, Q wrote, the disc makes a nice coaster.

Companies continued to cram gadgets into cell phones, eliminating the need for people to carry PDAs or computers along with their phones. The new generation of phones can take digital pictures, access the internet, send and receive email and instant messages, and download video games and ring tones. •

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A worm called Sapphire was unleashed on tens of thousands of internet servers, resulting in the shutdown of computer systems, a blackout of automatic teller machines and a bog down of web traffic. The author of the worm, if caught and convicted, could face harsh punishment under new U.S. anti-terror legislation.

A fossil unearthed in Africa was dated at between 6 and 7 million years old, pushing the date of the earliest known human ancestor back more than 3 million years. The nearly complete skull, nicknamed Toumai, had some apelike features, but the shape of its teeth and lower face suggested human ancestry.

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So That's How It Works The dynamics of the stadium wave were calculated and published in a scientific journal by a University of Hungary professor. TamasVicsek used mathematical models written to study the spread of forest fires and applied them to the wave. His analysis shows it only takes a few dozen fans to trigger a wave. It will move clockwise at a rate of 20 seats per second and is usually about 15 seats wide.

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Kyoto University researchers discovered some primates, specifically certain varieties of lemurs, eat plants containing poisonous tannins prior to giving birth. Tannins in small doses naturally increase milk production and veterinarians use them to prevent failed pregnancies. Scientists say this makes the lemur the first known animal to self-medicate when pregnant.

Computer programmer Boris Tsikanovsky developed software to stop his cat. Squirrel, from dragging prey into the house. Squirrel, whose special collar allows her to exit and enter through a magnetized door, often hides dead mice and birds in the furniture. So, he developed imaging software linked to a camera by the door that will not allow Squirrel to enter if her profile shows something in her mouth.

Tablet PCs hit store shelves this year. These new laptops allow users to handwrite their messages directly on the screen instead of typing them, making them a popular choice for taking notes in classes and meetings. The average price; about $2,200. ^ A

Tom Christerson celebrated the oneyear anniversary of his artificial heart transplant in September. He died six months later. Christerson, 71, was the longest-living AbioCor recipient so far. The AbioCor heart, a softball-sized pump made of plastic and titanium, runs on batteries and fits within a patient's chest. ^

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A Northern California town sold on eBay for almost $T.8 million. The owners of Bridgeville, Calif, decided to auction the town on eBay after their conventional attempts to sell the town failed. The town includes a post office, a cemetery and more than a dozen houses and cabins. <4

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The Institute of Medicine changed its recommendations for Americans' diets and exercise regimes. Under the new guidelines, everyone should participate in at least one hour of physical activity each day and should eat a recommended percentage of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. McDonald's cut the amount of bad fat in its fries. Chicken McNuggets and other products after a New York man sued McDonald's and three other major fast-food chains for allegedly making him fat. A few weeks later, a lawyer sued McDonald's on behalf of obese children. The suits were later thrown out by a federal judge who said the law is not in place to protect people from their own excesses. The cases argued that the fast-food chains never gave a clear warning about the foods' danger. MA

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Several stars crossed over from one entertainment genre to another, the most common of which involved musicians making movies. Actress/pop star Jennifer Lopez was one example. She starred in two movies this year, released a top-selling CD, opened a restaurant and even launched a perfume. Other stars crossing over included Eminem and Kid Rock making their film debuts. ^

Hewlett Packard introduced a personal computer that works like a TV. The computer comes with a remote control and a TV tuner, and users can play and record TV shows and digital music. ^

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