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S p e r a in D e o Snow covers a relief sculpture on Dimnent Chapel. For students, the anchor symbol is a steady reminder of the c o n s i s tency of tradition. The words of Hebrews 6:18 also u n d e r s c o r e the f o u n d a t i o n the College experience provides: " W e have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure." (PR Photo)

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Creative Feet Freshman Elizabeth Jungst leaves her mark on Orientation history by preparing her footprint. Each year, all the new students mark a giant sheet which reappears four years later at the reminiscent senior banquet. (PR Photo)

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Helping Hands Lending much-needed manpower, sophomore Orientation Assistants Cynthia Knight and Aaron Schantz help carry some college essentials into a new student's Cook Hall suite. Parents and siblings benefitted from the lifting of some stress from the busy Orientation weekend. (PR Photo)

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ear of El Nino, anything could have happened.

It did. A busy start and a controversial end marked a year of both consistency and change. The class of 2001 stepped on campus as the first ones to experience the new core curriculum. The class, continuing the trend of more female members (a 70-30 split this year), had the choice between a mix of the old and new curricula or the new In M e m o r y A student wears a cotton tribute to f r e s h m a n Ben Buckout, who died on September 10th. With a t-shirt given to participants, Buckout's friends in D u r f e e Hall d e d i c a t e d the Bike portion of the R u n - B i k e S w i m - W a l k to their friend who arrived on campus with via bicycle. (PR Photo)

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Tour de Holland B u n d l e d up in s w e a t s h i r t s to protect them f r o m a bitter Homecoming morning, a cluster of s t u d e n t s work to catch up the to rest of the pack in the Bike Portion of the Run-Bike-SwimWalk. With an El Nino year, temperatures took a dip early in the fall and stayed rainy in January and F e b r u a r y . (PR Photo)

general education program with a combination of two and four hour classes and first year seminars. At the age of 32, freshman John Brandkamp joined fellow first-year students to answer the call to be a Reformed Church in America minister. As the school year began, brothers from the Cosmopolitan Fraternity remembered Peter Warburton who passed away during the summer. Shortly after they planted a tree in his honor, campus mourned with the world when Diana, Princess of Wales, died. Two weeks later, the grief turned back to home when freshman Ben Buckout died in an accident during his Health Dynamics class. Students and faculty from across campus gathered to remember the man with a big smile who rode 400 miles to began his college experience. Campus dealt with growing pains as Cook Hall opened, home to 187 students who lived in air-conditioned suites, and showered in icy showers until the water heater worked in October. Juniors and seniors shifted the balance of on-campus housing from apartments to residence halls. Even though everyone had somewhere to live, somewhere to park became the pursuit. All lots, not only "Siberia" were open to freshmen. More cars than spots left students scrambling and driving in circles. Student Congress hosted a forum as well as offering several suggestions, but parking was as

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scarce during Spring Fling as Homecoming. A traveling preacher named Tom held a giant sign and students' attention by shouting his vigilant message of sinlessness. Appearing throughout the year, classes and passersby listened and dialogued with the preacher. A visitor without a religious message arrived to celebrate Holland's sesquicentennial (150th) birthday. Princess Marguerite of the Netherlands headed a ceremony in Centennial Park under the watchful gaze of the statue of A.C. Van Raalte, i

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the founder of Holland and the College. Hollywood came to Holland with the filming of the Last Big Attraction, a movie about twenty-somethings who work at Windmill Island. Students followed signs asking for extras to come to Holland Stadium to become part of the Hollywood scene. An anonymous publication captured the attention and ire of students and professors. With "The Cognitive Condom," the Sons of Argos urged everyone to think critically. The religious

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and social satire lead to the inevitable whodunit question. "We never said we have the Truth, we are just saying there is a Truth," said two unidentified members. Later, the recent graduates and one current student broke the silence by revealing their identities on a web site. Once again, the College's quest for diversity came under fire. Admissions released a new video, which portrayed minority students as 17%, when the actual number was around five. "The balance isn't there," said D. Wesley Poythress, the new director of Multi-cultural Life. "But the interaction can be," he said. A familiar face added to the year's unsuitability when he announced his retirement. President Jacobson said he plans

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True Colors International students display their native flags and dress to the Hollanders at the Community Day Parade. Students from 31 countries ranging from Jordan to Vietnam came to campus to live and learn. (PR Photo)

One-on-One Without his typical thundering voice, Tom Carlise follows his convictions to share his religious beliefs while sophomore Kevin Thompson listens. Carlisle, known as "Preacher Tom," stood outside Dimnent Chapel with attention-grabbing signs urging students to leave a life of sin. (Photo by Shannon Gould)

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Last-Day Jitters Lori Ellison takes one last look into the sea of people gathered to watch seniors take the next step into the "real world," while Kevin Edlefson shows his excitement. Ellison planned to head to seminary f o l l o w i n g one of the many routes open to graduates. (Photo by Nikelle Johnson)

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Catching up Participating in a common campus pastime, junior Krista Meden and senior Joel Vandeven stop to chat. Students often met at the Kltez snack bar. stopped in the Pine Grove on the way to class or hit the local coffee hot spots to keep up with the news or relieve some tension. (PR Photo)

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retire at the end of the 1999 school year. The president who witnessed the opening of Van Wylen, Admission Office, DeWitt Tennis Center, as well Cook Hall and the Hayworth Center left time for the Board of Trustees to find a successor. "Any thoughts I have of my time at Hope will be of good things," he said. After two snowless winter months. El Nino dumped a huge snowstorm in March. The below-zero windchill and inches of snow delayed evening classes and left the unsuspecting campus shivering. After the final thaw, students celebrated the arts with the return of the Beaux Arts Ball. Opus and SAC sponsored the costume ball, complete with a Swing Band and hors d'oeurves. The arts took second place to tolerance as the school year wound down. Strung across the Pine Grove, the "Clothesline Full back Fighting her opponent's momentum, junior Kelly Yager reaches for the finish on an inflatable football game. Other inflatable games such as boxing and g l a d i a t o r style j o u s t i n g drew waiting lines 30 people deep at S p r i n g Fling, (Photo by Anthony Perez)

of Intolerance" began the debate with bright messages painted across dresses and torn T-shirts, which the administration had removed. The controversy drew coverage from the Grand Rapids news and television media. A homosexual leader was dismissed from the Lighthouse Bible study group for not living up to standards stated in the Scriptures. Once again, students wondered about the openness of campus hearts and minds. Junior Amanda Schneider organized a forum to discuss religious differences and different faiths. Student organizations looked for their voice in the budget proceedings. Groups wanted to see their budgets before Student Congress finalized them. A petition circulated among students who wanted more say in their Congress proceedings. Congress passed the budgets as proposed, writing another page in the anything-could happen El Nino year. ^

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Summer Splendor With textbooks and pens spread all around, freshmen cousins Dana and Sara Lamers prepare tor one of their first college examinations during one ofsummer's last days. The idyllic surroundings of the Pine Grove, with fresh green grass and chirping birds provide a tranquil contrast to the stress of the tests. (PR Photo)

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h a s t h e j o y of b e i n g o n e of the m o s t elite in the N C A A D i v i s i o n 111. A l t h o u g h the F l y i n g D u t c h a t h l e t e s train h a r d a n d p r a c t i c e f o r l o n g p e r i o d s of t i m e s , o n e of t h e r e a s o n s f o r the s u c c e s s of the a t h l e t i c p r o g r a m s is the s u p p o r t of the f a n s . T h e s t u d e n t s o n c e a g a i n c a m e out in f u l l f o r c e to s u p p o r t t h e i r F l y i n g D u t c h m e n in s p o r t s s u c h as

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basketball game. Loyal Dew Crew member junior T o n y N o r r i s t h i n k s b e i n g part of the D e w C r e w is a n a t u r a l e x t e n s i o n of his s c h o o l spirit. "I l o v e b a s k e t b a l l , a n d I l o v e H o p e , t h a t ' s w h y I sit in the D e w C r e w , " s a i d

1 love doing this for the teams, we get t h e m p u m p e d u p w h e n w e get

swimming. T h e " D e w C r e w " a n d the " D u t c h m e n D o g P o u n d " are t h e m o s t p r o m i n e n t f a n g r o u p s on c a m p u s a n d s u p p o r t the m e n ' s b a s k e t ball a n d f o o t b a l l t e a m s r e s p e c t i v e l y . Fan l e a d e r s e n i o r J e f f " S p a n k y " Amolotte has been heading up these t w o g r o u p s f o r f o u r y e a r s n o w a l o n g with h e l p f r o m s e n i o r Lori S t r e h l e r a n d junior Michael " N o r m " McCune. For A m o l o t t e , t h e e n e r g y c r e a t e d by the g a m e s is o n e the b e n e f i t s of b e i n g s u c h an e n t h u s i a s t i c f a n . "I l o v e d o i n g t h i s f o r the t e a m s , w e get t h e m p u m p e d u p w h e n w e get i n v o l v e d in the g a m e s , " he s a i d . These two fan groups are easily r e c o g n i z e d with t h e i r b r i g h t o r a n g e s h i r t s a n d t h e i r c o m m o n c h a n t s s u c h as " D u t c h m e n D e f e n s e " o r " H e r e We G o D u t c h m e n , H e r e We G o ! " T h e D e w C r e w h a s b e c o m e o n e of

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the l a r g e s t g r o u p s o n c a m p u s w i t h s o m e t i m e s o v e r 2 5 0 s t u d e n t s at a

involved in the games. 1 Senior Jeff ftrnolotte /Dew (.reus Leader ] Norris. T h e D e w C r e w w a s the idea of Assistant C o a c h Matt Neil three years a g o . H e m a d e it a s u c c e s s w i t h the h e l p of P e p s i C o a n d the s t u d e n t s . " T h e D e w C r e w is the real f u n part of my j o b . 1 l o v e l o o k i n g at the s t u d e n t s e c t i o n a n d s e e i n g t h a t w a v e of o r a n g e s h i r t s . " F r o m t h e r e the D u t c h m e n D o g P o u n d w a s b o r n a y e a r later w i t h the h e l p of football coach Kreps and Superior S p o r t s . T h e f a n g r o u p s s e e m to be w o r k i n g b e c a u s e b o t h the m e n ' s basketball and football teams e n j o y e d M I A A c h a m p i o n s h i p s t h i s year. "I a m h o p i n g t h a t t h e s e f a n g r o u p s c a n s p a w n u p in o t h e r s p o r t s , " said S t r e h l e r . " W i t h the s t u d e n t s ' h e l p , they p r o b a b l y will.

Going Dutch Braving the cold and winds, loyal fans show their support with painted o r a n g e and blue letters s p e l l i n g "DUTCH." Fans packed the stands for home games, often complete with sweatshirts and blankets. (Photo by PR)


Taking Over Proudly announcing not-so-secret plans for Division III domination, junior Michael "Norm" McCune displays his color-coordinated poster. Many devoted members of the Dew Crew spent Spring Break following the team to the NCAA Championship in Salem, VA. (Photo by Shannon Gould)

Howling for Joy Rejoicing after the football team scored another touchdown, the Dutchmen Dog Pound rattles the stands with their shouts. This year's football team won the MIAA Championship. (PR Photo)

E v e r y b o d y yell Senior Jeff "Spanky" Amolette rallies the fans with his megaphone while senior Brian Petroelje watches the game and cheers the players on. "Spanky" led the Dew Crew and Dutchmen Dogpound for the past two years with help from junior Michael " N o r m " McCune and senior Lori Strahler. (Photo by Shannon Gould)

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and friendly, a peanut a n n o u n c e d this y e a r ' s S p r i n g F l i n g to t h e c a m p u s , e n c o u r a g i n g s t u d e n t s to " C o m e O u t a n d Play." But w i t h 6 0 d e g r e e t e m p e r a t u r e s a n d a s u n n y sky, the P i n e G r o v e w a s l e s s t h a n p a c k e d . P h e l p s d i n i n g hall c l o s e d its d o o r s as u s u a l f o r a P i n e G r o v e p i c n i c to b e g i n

Others remember strange happenings at the f e s t i v i t i e s . S A C m e m b e r , s o p h o more Drew McCulley said, "The p i n n a c l e of m y S p r i n g F l i n g e x p e r i e n c e a b s o l u t e l y h a d to h a v e b e e n w h e n I ran the i n f l a t a b l e o b s t a c l e c o u r s e a n d b e a t s o p h o m o r e a n d a l l - a r o u n d nut J a c k M u l d e r . Jr. w h i l e p e r m a n e n t l y i n j u r i n g

the a c t i v i t i e s t h a t l a s t e d until 5 p . m . R e a p p e a r i n g a c t i v i t i e s this y e a r included laser runner, bouncy boxing, g l a d i a t o r j o u s t , an o b s t a c l e c o u r s e , s a n d

m y f i n g e r at the e n d of the r a c e . T h e f i n g e r m a y n e v e r heal p r o p e r l y , but b e a t i n g t h a t g o o f b a l l w a s w e l l w o r t h it." C o m p e t i t i o n f r o m the N e w H o l l a n d

art, a n d f r i s b e e spin art. B u n g e e b u l l , the b u n g e e c h a l l e n g e , a n d a r o c k w a l l w e r e all b l o w u p g a m e s , n e w to

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the P i n e G r o v e . All a f t e r n o o n , s t u d e n t s l i s t e n e d to the live m u s i c of p a i s l e y d A v e , E x t r a Very, a n d S t a n d i n g

with friends, listen to some live

music , and relax in the sun.

S t o n e s on s t a g e . M a n y s t u d e n t s e n j o y e d the live m u s i c as m u c h as the i n f l a t a b l e g a m e s . Sophomore Allyson Boggess comm e n t e d , "I really e n j o y e d Spring F l i n g — it was a great opportunity to hang out with friends, listen to s o m e live music, and relax in the sun. It w a s a w e l l - n e e d e d break. Overall I think S A C did a great j o b putting it together with the g a m e s and organization of it all. 1 look f o r w a r d to going next year, and I hope S A C can bring Paisley dAve b a c k ! "

[ Sophomore filluson doggess] Brewery, which also featured a c a m p u s b a n d , m a y h a v e a f f e c t e d the P i n e G r o v e a t t e n d a n c e . W i t h the b r e w e r y a l l o w i n g u n d e r 21 y e a r - o l d s in b e f o r e 7 p . m . , the S A C a c t i v i t i e s w e r e not as w e l l a t t e n d e d as in p a s t y e a r s . O v e r a l l , t h o u g h , the a f t e r n o o n proved enjoyable for many students w h o t o o k the t i m e o f f f r o m an o t h e r w i s e h e c t i c s c h e d u l e to p a r t y w i t h the l a r g e , y e l l o w p e a n u t in the P i n e G r o v e .

B a t t l e It Following suggestions from friends and bystanders, sophomore David F l a m m i n g and junior Ed Maxon, decide to settle their differences in the joust arena. Many s t u d e n t s enjoyed the various inflatable activities in the Pine Grove. (Photo by Shannon Gould)


N o Bull In a valiant effort to conquer the mighty beast, freshman Jeff Pangle holds on with a forceful grip. Any who dared challenge the bull were met with a wild ride. (Photo by Shannon Gould). R & R Taking the time to simply kick back, senior Jessica Owens enjoys peoplew a t c h i n g outdoors. Many students took thier afternoon off of classes to lounge with friends. ( P h o t o by Anthony Perez)

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A r t of S a n d Filling small glassware with colorful sands, many students create artwork to take home as a souvenir of the annual SAC event. The Social Activities Committee holds the event on the last day of school as a chance for students to celebrate the year past and relax before exams. (Photo by Shannon Gould)

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With a fortified effort, sophomore Ashley Pries strains to maintain position while her moraler Hilary Skuza relays the coach's call. Pries is the first female puller to participate throughout the entire contest. (Photo by A. Perez)

Without losing momentum, sophomore Paul Vander Laan recovers while his moraler, sophomore Katie Shelley waits for the call. The three-hour contest balanced intense exertion with down times. (Photo by Anthony Perez)

Holding Tight Clutching the rope gained by the Odd Year team, freshman Shawn Wolff continues his work while freshman moraler Jen Polsgrove keeps his mind off the stress. (Photo by Josh Neucks)

Intense Effort Tightening his grip, freshman Dave Kuhrt works to keep Odd Year in the race while Bill Serrano and moraler Heather Smit give it their all. The rope Odd Year lost in the first hour left a deficit too big to overcome. (Photo by Josh Neucks)

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spirit h a s n ' t . N o concrete details exist that explain t h e c i r c u m s t a n c e s s u r r o u n d i n g the f i r s t time the s o p h o m o r e s met their oppon e n t s on the o t h e r s i d e of the r o p e . T h e first m e n t i o n of the Pull o c c u r s in t h e 1898 Anchor i n v i t i n g v i s i t o r s to " s e e the t u g - o f - w a r b e t w e e n the s o p h o m o r e s . . . a n d the f r e s h m e n , " n e v e r m e n t i o n i n g the w i n n e r s . C o l l e g e f o l k l o r e s a y s the Pull b e g a n as a H o m e c o m i n g b a t t l e . U n t i l 1993, it w a s h e l d on the F r i d a y of stand H o m e c o m i n g , but c h a n g e d to Saturday when professors complained of l o w c l a s s a t t e n d a n c e . O n

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united by their years. Even year holds the e d g e , w i n n i n g 4 9 t i m e s , w h i l e O d d has won 32 contests. E a c h s i d e t h i n k s its c l a s s is t h e b e s t . " T h e O d d Year h a s the b e s t h e a r t . W e w o n b o t h o u r P u l l s , " said W e b e r ' s moraler and now-wife, Christy Lahner Weber . O u t of that m u r k y h i s t o r y c o m e s t h e c e l e b r a t i o n of the 100th y e a r s i n c e the p i t t i n g of the f r e s h m e n a g a i n s t the

"This [year's Pull] will always out in my memory, . . . because of the overwhelming sense

of tradition and continuation

t h e m e m o r i e s of p u l l e r s a n d fans. " T h i s is the 100th Pull; it is a m a z i n g . It b r i n g s b a c k a lot of m e m o r i e s , " said M a r k Weber, w h o pulled for the c l a s s of 1989. " I t ' s a t r a d i t i o n t h a t y o u never forget." T h e f r e s h m a n c l a s s of 1913 c a p t u r e d the w i n in t h e f i r s t d o c u m e n t e d Pull. T h e n t h e n e w b i e s t h e n t o o k s e v e n of t h e next eight Pulls. The sophomores, h o w e v e r , h o l d t h e e d g e in w i n s . T h e o l d e r P u l l e r s h a v e c a p t u r e d 5 2 titles while the younger ones have taken 29 f r o m their opponents. In e a r l y Pull history, the l o s i n g f r e s h m a n c l a s s h a d to w e a r a g r e e n b e a n i e until T h a n k s g i v i n g . F r o m the b e g i n n i n g , the c o n t e s t h a s d e v e l o p e d a s e n s e of O d d - Y e a r or E v e n Year p r i d e . T h e c o a c h e s c o m b i n e w i t h Pullers and Moralers t w o years younger.

sophomores. The College chose to c e l e b r a t e b y i n v i t i n g a l u m n i b a c k to o b s e r v e a n d p a r t i c i p a t e in a Pull of t h e i r o w n , a n d to a t t e n d a b a n q u e t g i v e n in their honor. The Alumni gathered back at the b a n k s , w e a r i n g shirts p r o c l a i m i n g their class. " T h e [Pull a l u m n i ] b a n q u e t w a s s u p e r b . It w a s g r e a t to see the h i s t o r y , " said T a m m y Persson O k m a w h o moraled for ' 9 3 and coached '95 for two years. O k m a ' s m e m o r i e s of the Pull h a v e not l e f t her. "It w a s p r o b a b l y the b i g g e s t p a r t of m y life at H o p e , " s h e said. "I m e t m y h u s b a n d in Pit O n e a n d m a r r i e d h i m . We c o m e back every year and haven't m i s s e d o n e y e t , " s h e said.

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fl Century Of Tradition continued from previous page E v e n Year Pull r e p r e s e n t a t i v e A m y S t r a s s b u r g e r a l s o felt p r o u d to be a p a r t of the t r a d i t i o n . " I ' v e s e e n f o u r y e a r s of Pull n o w , a n d this o n e will a l w a y s s t a n d out in m y m e m o r y , not j u s t b e c a u s e it w a s m y f i n a l Pul l , but b e c a u s e of the o v e r w h e l m i n g s e n s e of t r a d i t i o n a n d c o n t i n u a t i o n that w a s p r e s e n t , e s p e cially d u r i n g the A n n i v e r s a r y B a n q u e t

coach agreed. "[2001 team] won. It's a different k i n d of w i n t h o u g h ; i t ' s o n the i n s i d e , not t h e o u t s i d e . " T h o m a s f e e l s the Pull is all a b o u t the e f f o r t a n d h e a r t the p a r t i c i p a n t s g a v e . "It is a b o u t t h e f e e l i n g t h a t y o u did the b e s t t h a t y o u c o u l d . T h a t y o u d i d n ' t give up," she said. S h e l l e y b e l i e v e s t h e Pull is a b o u t

and the a c t u a l P u l l , " s h e said. T h e r e v e r e n c e of the t r a d i t i o n m a r k e d o n e c h a n g e f o r t h i s y e a r ' s Pull. This year's hundredth anniversary also

unity. " B e i n g t o g e t h e r on a t e a m of c l o s e f r i e n d s w o r k i n g to a c h i e v e o n e g o a l , " he s a i d , " i s w h a t the Pull s h o u l d be

s a w a b r a n d n e w r o p e a n d n e w f a c e s , as

about." T h e last h o u r of t h e P u l l s a w 16 f r e s h m a n h e a v i n g a g a i n s t 18 s o p h o -

w e l l as o l d . It a l s o s a w s i g n i f i c a n t i n j u r i e s . T h e f r e s h m e n t e a m lost t h e i r a n c h o r , S h a w n " T e q u i l a " W o l f f , to a g r o i n pull w i t h i n the f i r s t f i f t e e n m i n u t e s . O d d y e a r lost 2 3 f e e t of r o p e d u r i n g the t h r e e h o u r s t r u g g l e , but a c c o r d i n g to both odd and even year coaches, both t e a m s c a m e out w i n n e r s . " T h i s y e a r w e h a d all w i n n e r s , " said 2 0 0 0 c o a c h D a n " C h e s t n u t " S h e l l e y . " A n d 2 0 0 1 w a s an a w e s o m e team. . . Jessica "Uncle Jesse" Thomas, 2001 Never Dim Strong until the painful end, f r e s h m a n team m e m b e r s work together to hold their ground. Freshman pullers have three weeks to hone their skills. (Photo by Josh Neucks)

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m o r e s . By t h e e n d . E v e n Year h a d t a k e n 4 9 f e e t , 4 i n c h e s , w i t h the r o p e stretching more than 20 feet. T h e h u n d r e d t h Pull m a d e a n o t h e r u n i q u e e n t r y in the h i s t o r y of an e v e n t f o u n d n o w h e r e else. " N o m a t t e r h o w it e v o l v e s , the p r i d e a n d spirit a n d m e a n i n g of Pull stay the s a m e . T h e h u n d r e d s of a l u m n i w h o c a r e d e n o u g h to c o m e b a c k a n d c h e e r us o n w e r e p r o o f e n o u g h of t h a t , " Strassburger said.


They just keep going. . . . In a line of pullers that seems to extend to the horizon, the men of the even year focus their strength while the morale girls support. Even year pulled odd year out of two pits before the contest ended. (Photo by Shannon Gould)

Ultimate Force While his moraler sophomore Allison Ash calls out the coaches' instructions, sophomore Dave Steilstra clenches the rope. For the anniversary pull, the teams gripped a new rope. (Photo by Josh Neucks)

Take Five Finally able to relax, exhausted sophomores Alex Ruch and Ted Patrick cannot even celebrate their victory. This was the first year pulling for both Ruch and Patrick. (Photo by Beth Bailey)

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w a s n e a t b e i n g b e h i n d the s c e n e s a n d s e e ing h o w O r i e n t a t i o n w a s put t o g e t h e r . " U p o n their arrival on c a m p u s , the freshmen were immediately surrounded by O . A . ' s e a g e r to h e l p t h e m m o v e e v e r y t h i n g f r o m crates to c o u c h e s and s t u f f e d a n i m a l s i n t o t h e i r r e s i d e n c e hall rooms. As roommates became acquainted with each other and began unpacking, fam i l i a r p o s t e r s a n d p i c t u r e s s o o n m a d e it seem more like home. T h a t n i g h t , O . A . g r o u p s got t o g e t h e r a n d b e g a n h a v i n g f u n as t h e y t r i e d to k n o w each other through g a m e s and iceb r e a k e r s , such as " S k i n the S n a k e " a n d

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the " H u m a n K n o t . " F r e s h m a n E m i l y S o w e r s l i k e d the int e r a c t i o n of h e r s m a l l g r o u p .

{freshmar) Cmily Sowers] next few days and friendships were f o r m e d that c o u l d last t h r o u g h o u t c o l l e g e and beyond. S a t u r d a y n i g h t b r o u g h t o n e of the m o s t m e m o r a b l e e v e n t s of O r i e n t a t i o n : Playfair. Cheers, games, and standing o v a t i o n s f i l l e d t h e g y m as t h e n e w e s t c l a s s t o o k t h e i r turn as p a r t i c i p a n t s in this e x c i t i n g e v e n t that h a s b e e n k e p t s e c r e t f r o m t h e e n t e r i n g c l a s s e a c h year. T h e s t u d e n t - r u n w e e k e n d w a s a hit, a c c o r d i n g to A s s i s t a n t D i r e c t o r j u n i o r M i k e M c C u n e . "I t h o u g h t O r i e n t a t i o n w a s a l a r g e s u c c e s s t h i s y e a r , " he said. "I h e a r d g o o d c o m m e n t s a b o u t it f r o m the freshmen and parents."

Summer Snoozing This worn out Orientation group takes a break by napping outside in the sunshine. Orientation weekend is always packed with many activities that keep incoming freshman very busy, leaving a few lulls in the w e e k e n d . (PR photo)


P a p e r trail Many fun games await first-year students during Orientation weekend. Teams competed to see who could finish an unbroken chain first. (PR photo)

Painted Footprints These freshmen demonstrate this year's theme, taking the next step and leaving their painted footprints on the traditional banner. This was just one highlight of a weekend of crazy activities. (PR photo)

Breaking Ice This group is playing a game to help get to know each other better. Orientation groups serve several purposes, one of them to start building new friendships. (PR photo)

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To k i c k off the c e l e b r a t i o n , together as students and alumni. . . a Homecoming Hoedown was h e l d at T e u s i n k s ' F a r m , t h a n k s to the Everybody's proud to be a Dutchman. e f f o r t s of the S o c i a l A c t i v i t i e s Committee. The night was f i l l e d w i t h c o u n t r y line d a n c ing, f o o d , a n d h a y r i d e s . Part-time Professor Linda Booker d o n n e d c o w b o y g e a r to get s t u d e n t s in the h o e d o w n m o o d . " S h e ' s a regular," SAC member, j u n i o r D a v e R o h n e r said. " W e ' v e h a d h e r f o r the p a s t c o u p l e of y e a r s . " A m a z e of h a y led to s o m e c r e a t i v e p r o b l e m s o l v i n g w h e n s o m e s t u d e n t s let their Indiglo watches guide their way. Students also e n j o y e d a petting zoo w i t h s u c h a n i m a l s as h o r s e s , g o a t s , a d o n k e y , a g i a n t pig a n d even a bull. "1 t h o u g h t the n i g h t w a s g r e a t , " R o h n e r s a i d . " H o m e c o m i n g is o n e of the b i g g e s t e v e n t s b e c a u s e the w h o l e s c h o o l c a n get i n v o l v e d . " T h e f e s t i v i t i e s c o n t i n u e d the f o l l o w ing d a y w i t h t h e 2 0 t h a n n u a l R u n - B i k e S w i m - W a l k w h i c h w a s d e d i c a t e d to the m e m o r y of f r e s h m a n B e n B u c k h o u t w h o d i e d as a result of an a c c i d e n t in his H e a l t h D y n a m i c s c l a s s .

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On Cents' Wings For the second year in a row. the Centurian fraternity retained the honor of having a member be crowned homecoming king. This year David Schrier is carried away on the shoulders of his brothers sophomores Tyler Janson and Seth Bruggers as enthusiastic Juniors Bill Kim and Brian Grazanjoin the crowd as their king is carried off the field. (Photo by Shannon Gould)


Me Tarzan As part of the Alpha Kappa Pi float, juniors Thomas Springer-Tigglemann and Fitz Fitzgerald bond in celebration after a successful hunt. Floats ranged from the Prometheans' barbaric weapons of the to the Kappa Chis' fantasy world. (Photo by Shannon Gould)

Spirited Music As part of the pep band, freshman Justin Grobe, sophomores Jermey Beuge, Valorie Vance, and director Tom Working play festive music for the parade. Although small in number, the band entertained crowds throughout the season. (Photo by S. Gould)

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Second Fiddle Taking the nursery rhyme a step further, junior Kevin DeYoung and senior James Palmer demonstrate their new dance routine. The Fellowship of Christian Students acted out the complete Hey, diddle, diddle story, complete with dish and spoon. (Photo by Shannon Gould)

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Just Friends Nice guy, freshman James Schirmer explains to sophomore Elissa Wickman the frustration of always loosing to "men that are slime." The production explored many of these painful yet funny truths of the dating scene. (Photo by Drew McCulley)

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Come Here O f t e n ? Sophomores Drew McCulley and Amy Miller try to make pleasant conversation in " The Line that Picked up 1,000 Babes." The play. Theatre Forum's first major production, drew a packed house and plenty of laughs with its honest look at the battle of the sexes. (Photo by Jonathan Meunk)

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f u n n y , " T h e u n e said. The cast, selected mostly b e f o r e h a n d d u e to l a c k of t i m e , put e x t e n s i v e e f f o r t a n d t i m e i n t o the p e r f o r m a n c e . T h e y g a v e the s h o w its s m o o t h n e s s , a n d t h e y m a d e it a p p e a r e a s y . T h e w o r k , h o w ever, w a s d i f f i c u l t a n d a d d e d to c l a s s e s a n d o t h e r r e s p o n s i b i l i t i e s . B u t the m e m b e r s of the F o r u m d i d n ' t m i n d . " F o r t h e s t u d e n t s , the m o r e w o r k w e

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J u n i o r D a v e T h e u n e , the c a n d o , the more time we can spend director, was also the one in the theatre, the better. largely responsible for getting the g r o u p i n t o a c t i o n t h i s [junior dirprtnr Davp Theunp] semester. Theune, though, d o w n p l a y s h i s r o l e a n d g i v e s c r e d i t to c a n d o , the m o r e t i m e w e c a n s p e n d in his c o - w o r k e r s . the t h e a t e r , the better," T h e u n e said. " W e call s o m e o n e a l e a d e r , but I T h e n u m b e r s w e r e s m a l l , b u t the h a v e t h e s a m e a m o u n t of i n p u t as the F o r u m h o p e s f o r g r o w t h in the f u t u r e . rest of t h e g r o u p , " h e s a i d . " B y n o T h e t i m i n g of the F o r u m ' s b e g i n n i n g m e a n s is it ' m y ' g r o u p . " may also have d a m p e n e d enthusiasm for The students w h o were the most it, s i n c e m o s t s t u d e n t s h a v e r o u t i n e s a n d i n v o l v e d — t h o s e w h o a t t e n d e d the e x t r a c u r r i c u l a r a c t i v i t i e s a l r e a d y set b y w e e k l y m e e t i n g s a n d h a d p a r t i c i p a t e d in July. p a s t a c t i v i t i e s — c o l l e c t i v e l y c h o s e to Actor Elissa W i c k m a n n said, "Next year, it will p r o b a b l y be a lot b i g g e r a n d tackle " T h e L i n e " first. " W e had three w e e k s and no money, e a s i e r to w o r k i n t o s c h e d u l e s . " The students currently involved plan b u t w e w a n t e d to d o it a n y w a y , " T h e u n e to c o n t i n u e t h i s v e n t u r e , with n e w said. The production, with only tables, c h a i r s , a n d b o t t l e s as p r o p s , a p p e a r e d simple on the surface. T h e p l o t e x a m i n e d the i n t e r a c t i o n of m e n a n d w o m e n in a s i n g l e s ' bar, a n d the strange and h u m a n things they do. Forgetting birthdays, lying, acting a w k w a r d l y , a n d p i c k i n g u p w o m e n all h i g h l i g h t e d s e g m e n t s of the t r u t h f u l a n d straightforward show. " I t ' s h y s t e r i c a l . I t ' s f a n t a s t i c . I t ' s so

goals. " W e ' d like to m a k e it part of a s c h e d u l e , r a t h e r t h a n j u s t an a d d i t i o n , a n d w e ' d like to k e e p it c o m p l e t e l y f o r e v e r s t u d e n t - r u n . " T h e u n e said. The group discussed several possibilities f o r next year, i n c l u d i n g b r i n g i n g in a f e w s p e a k e r s to d i s c u s s t h e a t r e o p p o r t u n i t i e s o u t s i d e of c o l l e g e , a n d doing more performances for events like S i b l i n g s ' W e e k e n d .

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h a v e p a r t i c i p a t e d in the V i e n n a S u m m e r S c h o o l p r o g r a m f o r 41 y e a r s . Dr. P a u l G . F r i e d b r o u g h t s t u d e n t s to V i e n n a f o r the f i r s t t i m e in 1956. T o d a y , Dr. S t e p h e n H e m e n w a y , k n o w n to his V i e n n a S u m m e r S c h o o l S t u d e n t s as " D o c , " l e a d s s t u d e n t s on

e i t h e r a 3 w e e k or 6 w e e k a d v e n t u r e . F o r his 2 2 n d y e a r . D o c w a s j o i n e d b y 7 2 s t u d e n t s f r o m c a m p u s as w e l l as a few other schools. S t u d e n t s t o o k a w i d e v a r i e t y of classes, and each class could count t o w a r d c o r e r e q u i r e m e n t s s u c h as h i s t o r y , art, l i t e r a t u r e , G e r m a n ,

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W h i l e in V i e n n a , s t u d e n t s lived w i t h a host family, which ranged f r o m a s i n g l e o l d e r w o m a n to a f a m i l y w i t h c h i l d r e n . M o s t s t u d e n t s w e r e p l a c e d in 17 of 2 3 d i s t r i c t s i n s i d e the city. " H a v i n g the o p p o r t u n i t y to live w i t h a f a m i l y is g r e a t b e c a u s e y o u b e c o m e a part of t h a t f a m i l y , " said Pacheco. D u r i n g the w e e k s t u d e n t s l i v e d w i t h t h e i r h o s t f a m i l y . O n the w e e k e n d s t h e y c o u l d c h o o s e to t r a v e l as a g r o u p

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to s u c h p l a c e s as P r a g u e , S a l z b u r g , B u d a p e s t , a n d the A l p s .

w a l t z , s t u d i e d a b r i e f o v e r v i e w of Austrian history, practiced G e r m a n phrases, and briefly tasted Austrian life. "1 l o v e d d a n c i n g a n d s i n g i n g [in the C o r p u s Kristi f e s t i v a l ] in K i r c h b u r g a n d the little A m e r i c a n b a r on the hill," remembered junior Susan Kingma. S e n i o r C i n d y P a c h e c o l i k e d the s t r u c t u r e as w e l l as the f r e e d o m that Vienna provided. " T h e p r o g r a m is g r e a t b e c u a s e it is s o m e w h a t s t r u c t u r e d so y o u h a v e the c h o i c e of b e i n g w i t h the g r o u p or on your o w n , " said P a c h e c o .

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"I l i k e d b e i n g i m m e r s e d in the c u l t u r e . T h a t w a s e s p e c i a l l y true on the w e e k e n d trips w h e n we saw Jewish g h e t t o s a n d the N a z i c o n c e n t r a t i o n c a m p at M a u t H a u s e n . " M o s t s t u d e n t s w o u l d a g r e e that o n e of the m o s t i m p o r t a n t a s p e c t s of the V i e n n a p r o g r a m w a s the f r i e n d s h i p s t h a t w e r e built. " T h e best part f o r m e w a s the support 1 received from everyone when m y g r a n d p a d i e d . I ' m still a m a z e d at the c o m p a s s i o n p e o p l e had f o r m e - e v e n t h o u g h 1 1/2 w e e k s b e f o r e w e w e r e c o m p l e t e s t r a n g e r s , " said K i n g m a .


t Dance with M e Juniors Nicole Dangremond and Jed Buchler pratice the essentials of the Waltz while senior Maria Seaman and junior Thomas SpringerTiggleman dance. Besides studying, students experienced the culture that Austria had to offer. (Photo by Shannon Gould)

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Duck C h a s e Outside the Belvedere Castle in Vienna, Dr. Hemenway follows a duck who strayed from its home. The castle was a pouplar desination in the city of the arts. (Photo by Shannon Gould)

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6 2 y e a r s of N y k e r k C u p C o m p e t i t i o n , most elements have remained the same. 2 0 0 1 c a p t u r e d the m u c h - c o v e t e d 1997 N y k e r k C u p at the C i v i c C e n t e r , bringing f r e s h m a n and s o p h o m o r e girls t o g e t h e r f o r a n o t h e r y e a r of c o m p e t i tion. T h e s h o w b e g a n w i t h the 2 0 0 1 S o n g G i r l s ' r e n d i t i o n of " P l e a s e Mr. P o s t m a n . " T h e l a r g e c a s t of 149 f r e s h m e n w o m e n , d r e s s in the t r a d i t i o n b l u e s k i r t s a n d s w e a t e r s , w i t h w h i t e g l o v e s in p e r f e c t s y n c h r o n i z a t i o n , sat u n d e r the d i r e c t i o n of j u n i o r coaches Erin Beckman and K r i s t y Pratt. "I w a s p r e t t y n e r v o u s

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I wanted to represent my class My confidence comes from God. The past three weeks [were]

s o m e of the [best] of my life.

side and watch them; I c o u l d n ' t s t a n d in f r o n t of the g i r l s l i k e I ' v e d o n e . They were p h e n o m e n a l , " Pratt said. S o p h o m o r e Rita Spires c a m e on s t a g e n e x t to g i v e h e r s p e e c h " I t ' s U p to You." T h e o r a t i o n t o p i c f o r the e v e n i n g was "Great Expectations." "2001 Song had just p e r f o r m e d and I w a s the o n l y o n e in t h e f i r s t half r e p r e s e n t i n g m y c l a s s . It g a v e m e a lot of f u e l ; I w a n t e d to r e p r e s e n t m y c l a s s w e l l , " s h e said. " M y c o n f i d e n c e c o m e s f r o m God and the past three weeks b e e n s o m e of the m o s t a w e s o m e of entire life." F o l l o w i n g S p i r e s ' u r g e to r e t u r n c h i l d h o o d d r e a m s a n d let g o of o u r

have my to fear

of f a i l u r e , 2 0 0 1 Play h a u l e d out the disco balls and polyester for "Saturday Night Shakespeare." Using duct tape, yellow rubber g l o v e s , w o o d e n s h o e s , a n d f r i s b e e s , the f r e s h m a n P l a y G i r l s a c t e d o u t Romeo and Juliet. "1 t h o u g h t it w a s the b e s t p e r f o r mance w e ' v e ever d o n e , " said f r e s h m a n M e g a n B r a x w h o p l a y e d the " s a u c y " Guildenstern.

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w e lost, but t h a t i s n ' t all that m a t t e r s . " F o r the last f r e s h m a n e v e n t of the e v e n i n g , T r a c y S u m m e r e r t o o k the s t a g e to s p e a k of " S i m p l y L o v e , G r e a t E x p e c t a t i o n s . " S h e e v e n s a n g a little of the S i m o n a n d G a r f u n k e l s o n g " F e e l i n g Groovy." T h e s o p h o m o r e s e n d e d the n i g h t with t h e i r play, " R o c k A r o u n d the C l o c k , " a p a r o d y of " C i n d e r e l l a " set in the 5 0 ' s at the " P a l a c e B u r g e r J o i n t . " A f t e r that, the a u d i e n c e e n j o y e d a v i d e o , " T h e s e are the D a y s , " r e c a p p i n g the p a s t t h r e e w e e k s of p r a c t i c e . T h e j u d g e s t h e n l e f t to d e l i b e r a t e t o g e t h e r . M i s t r e s s of C e r e m o n i e s A n i t a Van E n g e n a n n o u n c e d the O d d Year w i n n e r s , as b o t h t e a m s c h e e r e d a n d h u g g e d at the c o n c l u s i o n of a n o t h e r y e a r of Nykerk. " M y f a v o r i t e p a r t of the n i g h t w a s w h e n t h e y a n n o u n c e d t h e w i n n e r , " said f r e s h m a n Moraler Kyle Bloemers. "We w e r e all p u m p e d up, g i v i n g h u g s . It d i d n ' t m a t t e r if y o u k n e w the p e r s o n o r n o t ; w e j u s t m e t in the m i d d l e . "

Stand and Deliver D e l i v e r i n g her speech on "Great Expectations" 2001 Orator Tracy Summerer presents her point boldly but warmly. Juniors Kelly Martin and Melissa Ooms c o a c h e d her in preparation for the nerve-wracking experience. (Photo by Josh Neucks)


Ninja Romeo Demonstrating an ability beyond wooing Juliet and committing suicide, Romeo (freshman Sarah Pedley) easily high kicks. Audiences laughed at 2001 Play's antics in "Saturday Night Shakespeare." (Photo by Josh Neucks)

Waltzing Matilda Not quite like the Australian song. Fairy G o d m o t h e r ( s o p h o m o r e Merideth Akins) brings news in dance to C i n d e r e l l a and the apprentice (sophomores Kate Daveelaar and Sheri Fulta). Eight women performed "Rock Around the Clock" for 2000 Play. (Photos by Josh Neucks)

S t r e a m e r Sea U n d e r the direction of senior Rebecca Ponka, the women of 2000 Song tell the story of the "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy." Seventy-three women performed the number, including sophomores Sarah Anders on trumpet and Melissa Nienhuis on piano. (Photo by Josh Neucks)

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streamers, disco balls, bright lights, and a w a t e r f a l l , the S o c i a l A c t i v i t i e s C o m m i t t e e pulled off their most popular e v e n t of t h e y e a r . C a s i n o N i g h t , on F r i d a y , N o v e m b e r 1. S t u d e n t s d o n n e d bell b o t t o m s a n d p l a t f o r m h e e l s to try t h e i r h a n d s at a v a r i e t y of c a s i n o g a m e s like b l a c k j a c k , r o u l e t t e , b e a t the d e a l e r , r a z z l e d a z z l e , and bingo.

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T h r o u g h o u t the n i g h t , s t u d e n t s tried t h e i r h a n d s at a n u m b e r of d i f f e r e n t casino games, and many made multiple trips to the " b a n k e r " to p u r c h a s e m o r e g a m b l i n g m o n e y in h o p e s of w i n n i n g e n o u g h m o n e y to c l a i m o n e of the m a n y prizes. " I ' v e c a s h e d in $ 1 9 , 0 0 0 so f a r t o n i g h t a n d I'm still d o i n g g r e a t , " s a i d

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" T h e real r e a s o n w e d e c i d e d on disco theme was because we just w a n t e d to s e e a b u n c h of p l a t f o r m s a n d l e i s u r e s u i t s , " said S A C P u b l i c i t y C h a i r sophomore Drew McCulley. "If e v e r t h e r e w a s a g o o d t h e m e , t h i s is it," said f r e s h m a n D a n L a n n i n . Other students opted for more formal attire r a t h e r than the r e t r o l o o k . " D i s c o f r i g h t e n s m e , " said s o p h o m o r e E l i z a b e t h D e n t o n . "I j u s t d o n ' t like it." T h i s y e a r m a r k e d the 7th a n n i v e r s a r y of C a s i n o N i g h t , w h i c h b e c o m e s m o r e p o p u l a r e v e r y year. " C a s i n o n i g h t b e g a n w h e n D i r e c t o r of S t u d e n t A c t i v i t i e s A n n e B a k k e r - G r a s w a s c h a l l e n g e d to c o m e u p with an e v e n t that c o u l d c o m p e t e with p o p u l a r i t y of W i n t e r F a n t a s i a , " said S A C m e m b e r s e n i o r Greg Folkert. T h e p l a n n i n g f o r the e v e n t b e g a n t w o m o n t h s prior, a n d i n v o l v e d purchasing materials and soliciting support f r o m area business w h o donate prizes f o r the e v e n t . S A C a l s o r e c e i v e d a s s i s t a n c e f r o m the C e n t u r i a n f r a t e r n i t y . Delta Phi s o r o r i t y . R e s i d e n t i a l L i f e , a n d

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I SRC Publicity Chair Drew IflcCulky] f r e s h m a n R y a n B a s s . " T h i s is a w e s o m e . S A C s h o u l d h o l d the e v e n t t w i c e a year." A v a i l a b l e p r i z e s i n c l u d e d sweatshirts and T-shirts, food vouchers, a n d g i f t c e r t i f i c a t e s to a r e a b u s i n e s s e s . L a r g e r p r i z e s i n c l u d e d a TV, V C R . a n d mountain bike. "You never know what you can do until y o u put y o u r m i n d to it," s a i d freshman Murshed Khadija, who pooled w i n n i n g s w i t h s e v e r a l f r i e n d s to p u r c h a s e the TV. T h e night p r o v e d to be l u c k y f o r an ecstatic junior, Tim Heneveld, w h o won the g r a n d p r i z e , a trip f o r t w o D i s n e y W o r l d . "It's s u p p o s e d to be c o l d in M i c h i g a n , but i t ' s 9 0 d e g r e e s in Orl a n d o . L o o k s like I ' l l opt f o r F l o r i d a , " he said. "I w a s s u r p r i s e d to w i n . T h i n g s like this d o n ' t h a p p e n e v e r y day." A f t e r the g a m b l i n g e n d e d a n d the t a b l e s w e r e c l e a r e d a w a y , the p a r t y c o n t i n u e d as s t u d e n t s d a n c e d to s o n g s p o p u l a r d u r i n g the e r a , s u c h as " T h e H u s t l e , " " S t a y i n g A l i v e , " a n d "I Will Survive."

Lucky Night Senior Joel Johnson places his bet for Craps, as s o p h o m o r e Anna Naber contemplates where to place her bet. Lady Luck was kind to Johnson and Naber—they went home with the VCR. ( P h o t o by Anthony Perez)


Groovy, baby! Senior Katie Wing and freshman Joel Patterson shout as they realize they have won at the spinning wheel. Many others wished they could have the same luck. (Photo by Anthony Perez)

Right Round Sophomore Eric Goodman looks worried as he awaits the roulette wheel's outcome. Senior Gretchen Wolfanger, sophomore Matt Honfend, junior Kim Bos, and senior Jill Harkins wonder if they should have bet on the same number. (Photo by Anthony Perez)

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the S a n t a s in the m a l l s , the j i n g l e s o n the r a d i o a b o u t " t h a t p e r f e c t g i f t , " a n d all the o t h e r c o m m e r cial h o l i d a y f o g , the s t o r y of C h r i s t m a s often becomes blurred. T h i s f a c t , h o w e v e r , did not a p p l y to this year's Vespers service. T h e Christ-

Slavonic. " T e a c h i n g the c h o i r to s i n g R u s s i a n w e n t r e a l l y w e l l , " J e r m i h o v said. "It w a s n ' t r e a l l y h a r d to l e a r n , " said C h a p e l C h o i r b a s s f r e s h m a n D a v e Van Der Laan. "The consonants sound d i f f e r e n t , but the v o w e l s are all the same." O t h e r n e w a d d i t i o n s to the s e r v i c e i n c l u d e d a p o e t r y r e a d i n g by E n g l i s h p r o f e s s o r L i n d a D o v e , a n d d a n c e r s as

m a s s t o r y w a s t h e h e a r t of the p r o g r a m this y e a r — m o r e so t h a n e v e r b e f o r e . T h e e n t i r e p r o g r a m , i n c l u d i n g the scripture readings, carols, hymns, and choral numbers was structured around the story of J e s u s ' b i r t h . T h e f r e s h o r g a n i z a t i o n of the the new program was attributable to the D i r e c t o r of C h o r a l A c t i v i t i e s ,

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Irina R i a z a n o v a . " I r i n a a n d I w a n t e d to c o n n e c t t h e m u s i c to the r e a d e r s a little

an a c c o m p a n i m e n t to R e s p i g h i ' s " L a u d

m o r e , " J e r m i h o v said. Jermihov and Riazanova composed a

to the N a t i v i t y . " D o v e r e a d " T h e C u l t i v a t i o n of C h r i s t m a s T r e s s , " by T.S.

p r o g r a m t h a t f l o w e d f r o m m u s i c to Scripture and back again, highlighting m a n y e l e m e n t s of t h e C h r i s t m a s s t o r y in

Elliot. D e s p i t e the n e w a d d i t i o n s to the service, certain traditional elements

an o r d e r l y f a s h i o n . " W h e n i t ' s all t o g e t h e r , it w o r k s

were maintained. F o r e x a m p l e , the c h o i r s still p r o c e s s e d to " O C o m e , All Ye F a i t h t u l " a n d r e c e s s e d to the " A n d the C h i l d G r e w , " a n d the C h a p e l C h o i r still

subliminally," J e r m i h o v said. He also incorporated two Russian pieces into t h e s e r v i c e , o n e of w h i c h is " G o d is W i t h U s . " T h i s c h o r a l introit is the o p e n i n g h y m n f o r the R u s s i a n O r t h o d o x V e s p e r s S e r v i c e , " J e r m i h o v said. The other piece, "Bogorodistse D e v o , R a d u y s i a , " b y the n o t e d R u s s i a n composer Sergei R a c h m a n i n o f f , was s u n g by the C h a p e l C h o i r in O l d C h u r c h

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f o r m e d a ring around Dimnent Chapel to s i n g " S i l e n t N i g h t . " T h u s , at this y e a r ' s V e s p e r s s e r v i c e , n e w a n d old m i n g l e d , a n d the c r u x of it all w a s the story, b l e n d i n g in s o n g , d a n c e , a n d n a r r a t i v e f o r m to tell us of the C h i l d b o r n to s a v e .


Lights, C a m e r a , Action Under the direction of Peter Jermihov, the combined chapel choir and college chorus tell the Christmas story in song to the accompaniment of the orchestra. Television crews from the local PBS station filmed the concert, which was broadcast on over 30 stations nationwide. (PR Photo)

Perfect H a r m o n y Over one hundred fifty voices and instruments blend seamlessly together at the annual Vespers concert. The groups spent most of fall semester preparing for the traditional performance, with combined rehearsals filling their time for the week before the show. (PR Photo)

S u r r o u n d Sound Members of the Chapel Choir take their places around the perimeter of Dimnent chapel to sing "Silent Night." The formation is a tradition that dates back almost as far as the concert itself. (PR Photo)

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Take a Bow One of the more unusual groups to perform at the Showcase, twelve musicians took the stage to entertain with their cellos. The group also performed at the Talent Jam later in spring. (PR Photo)

Dueling Pianos Juniors Gwen Veldhof and Robin Bolt perform their duet, "Embarkation por Cythere" by Frances Poulenc. The duo have been friends since freshman year, and look forward to playing together for even longer. (PR Photo)

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L i n h i n g the C o l l e g e to the c o m m u n i t y , a n i g h t in G r a n d R a p i d s p r e s e n t e d the m u s i c d e p a r t m e n t ' s f i n e s t m u s i c i a n s r a n g i n g f r o m v o c a l i s t s to violinists. The tenth annual Musical Showcase, h e l d at the D e V o s hall, f e a t u r e d o v e r t w o h u n d r e d s t u d e n t s in a v a r i e t y of numbers. Parents, students and profess o r s m a d e t h e t r i p to the m u s i c d e p a r t m e n t ' s r o a d trip. , IS c o o Junior G w e n Veldhof

Rhythmic Precision College Orchestra Director Robert Ritsema carefully marks the time with his baton. Strings and winds alike must focus on the director in order to remain in sync. (PR Photo)

p e r f o r m e d t w i c e d u r i n g the n i g h t with a piano solo and duet with thina j u n i o r R o b i n B o l t . S h e s a i d the r o a d f r o m N y k e r k hall to the s t a g e w a s not a s i m p l e o n e . " E v e r y b o d y b u t the m a j o r p e r f o r m ing e n s e m b l e s h a d t o a u d i t i o n , " s h e said. " T h e r e w e r e 3 6 a u d i t i o n s a n d o n l y 12 m a d e it. A u d i t i o n s w e r e a m o n t h b e f o r e the a c t u a l p e r f o r m a n c e . " After the audition, practicing often b e c a m e t h e h a r d p a r t of the p e r f o r mance. " W e p r e p a r e d f o r the a u d i t i o n s a n d a f t e r t h a t , w e w e n t it o v e r a f e w t i m e s , " s a i d V e l d h o f . "I h a d a recital a w e e k b e f o r e , so I p r a c t i c e d a lot t h e n . " T h e m u s i c i a n s l o a d e d u p e a r l y in the a f t e r n o o n to h e a d to G r a n d R a p i d s f o r a f i n a l run t h r o u g h . Freshmen Melissa Morrison thought the d a y w a s w e l l w o r t h the t i m e . A s p a r t of the S y m p h o n e t t e , s h e p e r f o r m e d M o z a r t ' s " D o m i n e J e s u " and Rachmainoff s "Capriccio Boemien" w i t h the O r c h e s t r a . " D e V o s w a s f u n , e v e n t h o u g h it t o o k u p a w h o l e d a y of c l a s s e s , " s h e s a i d . "It was a good musical experience, both for m a j o r s a n d n o n - m a j o r s . P l u s , w e g o t to s p e n d the w h o l e d a y w i t h o u r f e l l o w music friends." T h e l o c a t i o n h a s m a d e this c o n c e r t s p e c i a l f o r the artists a n d a t t e n d a n t s .

" T h e h a l l is so m u c h b i g g e r , " said Veldhof. "It's not the typical home a t m o s p h e r e . It w a s m u c h m o r e f o r m a l than Diment Chapel." It a l s o m a d e the c o n c e r t a c h a l l e n g e . " T h e r e w a s a n e w p i a n o that y o u d o n ' t h a v e t i m e p r a c t i c e w i t h , " V e l d h o f said. "It w a s k i n d of scary."

1 like being part of the tradition—it to know that ten years earlier, past students did the same

I did. [freshman violinist n/lelissa rflonison] B y p e r f o r m i n g in D e V o s hall, the C o l l e g e ' s m u s i c i a n s j o i n e d the r a n k s of p e r f o r m e r s f r o m the G r a n d R a p i d s Ballet and several theatre productions. M o r r i s o n t h o u g h t D e V o s H a l l h e l p e d to m a k e the n i g h t m e m o r a b l e . " D e V o s Hall is a w o n d e r f u l hall a n d h a s b e a u t i f u l a c o u s t i c s , " s h e said. "It w a s o n e of the b e s t h a l l s I h a v e p l a y e d in w i t h a g r o u p . " After Provost Jacob Nyenhuis's w e l c o m e , the f a s t - p a c e d c o n c e r t did not l e n d itself to a p p l a u s e b e t w e e n the pieces. Beginning with Chikako K a t s u y a m a ' s p i a n o s o l o , the f i r s t half r a n until the e n d of the C h a p e l C h o i r , College Chorus and Symphonette's performance. T h e s e c o n d half c o n t i n u e d in f a s h i o n , b l e n d i n g s t y l e s f r o m the H o p e H o r n s to the O r c h e s t r a . This anniversary performance b r o u g h t a c h a n c e to l o o k b a c k at the d e c a d e of s h o w c a s i n g the C o l l e g e ' s talent. "I l i k e b e i n g part of the t r a d i t i o n . It is c o o l to k n o w that ten y e a r s earlier, p a s t s t u d e n t s did the s a m e t h i n g I d i d , " said Morrison.

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Rapt Attention Students gather outside the first Wenesday of classes for a "Groovin' in the Grove." Becoming a chapel traditon, outdoor chapel has begun the year for time that Ben Patterson has served as Chaplin. (PR Photo) In t h e G a r d e n Singer Cindy Morgan performs a song from her album. The Loving Kind during March ^ ' s chapel service. The nationally-known artist sang while her husband, author Sigmund Brouwer read from his book. The Carpenters Cloth. (Photo by Amber Prass)

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LUIS y e a r s a w a n e a r l y e n d l e s s s u p p l y of c o n t r o v e r s y s u r r o u n d i n g r e l i g i o n a n d i s s u e s of f a i t h . F r o m a t r a v e l i n g p r e a c h e r , to a c o n s e r v a t i v e " w a t c h d o g " g r o u p , t o the c h a p l a i n s , to v a r i o u s g r o u p s of s t u d e n t s , and back, students and faculty had p l e n t y to talk a b o u t f r o m the v e r y b e g i n n i n g in S e p t e m b e r to the v a g u e c o n c l u s i o n in A p r i l .

A g r o u p of s e v e r a l g r a d u a t e s , o n e G r a n d Valley g r a d u a t e , a n d c u r r e n t junior Megan Hicks, published various pamphlets and fliers expressing their beliefs. At first a n o n y m o u s , they were known o n l y b y the c o l l e c t i v e n a m e , " S o n s of A r g o s , " a n d the t r a d e m a r k d o g g r a p h i c ( r e p r e s e n t i n g A r g o s , the m y t h i c a l d o g of the T r o j a n w a r r i o r O d y s s e u s ) . In late

" R e p e n t . " S o c a l l e d o u t the t r a d e A common concensus was not mark red baseball cap atop Tom C a r l i s l e ' s h e a d . H e a n d his reached, but I don't teel that one large placard labeling and was expected. c o n d e m n i n g t h e sins of o t h e r s c a u s e d d e b a t e on c a m p u s f r o m the f i r s t t i m e he a p p e a r e d h e r e J a n u a r y , the " d o g s " p u b l i s h e d a w e b site in S e p t e m b e r . revealing their identities. T a k i n g his p o s i t i o n in f r o n t of A c c o r d i n g to D a n F o s t e r a n d J o n D i m n e n t C h a p e l , he s p e n t s e v e r a l d a y s A d a m s o n , " N o n e of it o r i g i n a t e s w i t h t h r o u g h o u t the y e a r l o u d l y p r e a c h i n g to us, a n d if w e t h o u g h t it did w e w o u l d b e passing students. " Y o u w o m e n h a v e got to w a t c h the w a y y o u d r e s s , " C a r l i s l e s h o u t e d at s h o r t - s k i r t e d girls w h o w a l k e d b y on C o l l e g e A v e n u e . T h i s w a s j u s t o n e of m a n y c o m m e n t s on the sins he t h o u g h t students committed. " H e has s o m e good points, but also some very radical views, which disc r e d i t h i m in t h e m i n d s of s t u d e n t s , " said s e n i o r A d a m P a a r l b e r g , o n e of several students w h o questioned and debated Carlise. C a r l i s l e ' s p a m p h l e t s s u m u p his m a i n a r g u m e n t : H e c l a i m s the o n l y w a y to be s a v e d is to e l i m i n a t e all sin in o n e ' s l i f e , as he said he h a s d o n e . S t u d e n t s c h a l l e n g e d t h i s o p p o s i n g view. The traveling preacher had company, t h o u g h , w h e n it c a m e to s p a r k i n g d e b a t e and discussing.

in it f o r t h e w r o n g r e a s o n s . It all originates with Orthodox Christianity." S t u d e n t s r e s p o n s e s to the G a d f l y Papers and other Sons' publications were mixed. Some agreed, and others r e m a i n e d n e u t r a l , but m a n y f o u n d t h e m highly offensive. These and other religious issues p r o m p t e d d e b a t e a n d d i s c u s s i o n on campus. Students and faculty continually w r o t e letters to the Anchor to e x p r e s s t h e i r o p i n i o n s or r e s p o n d to others'. C a m p u s roared with vociferous opinions after two Gatherings about pluralism. Rev. B e n P a t t e r s o n g a v e a very s e r i o u s s e r m o n a d d r e s s i n g the i s s u e s of f a i t h , f i n a l l y c o m i n g to the c o n c l u s i o n t h a t C h r i s t i a n i t y c o u l d not s h a r e the

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happening, the Pine G r o v e became the center of the local media's attention. News crews from (he Holland Sentinel and W O O D - T V 8 c a m e to photograph the display and interview students. Anchor editor-in-chief Glyn Williams said, "We had a good old-fashioned scoop, and 1 was loving every minute of it." The tension seemed to build on c a m p u s until what almost seemed to be the final battle, although it w a s n ' t intended to be. Promoted by j u n i o r A m a n d a Schneider, and labeled as an chance to discuss religious issues on c a m p u s , the event saw approximately 65 students, faculty, and m e m b e r s of the c o m m u n i t y discussing and debating for three hours in mid-April. The topics ranged f r o m pluralism to homosexuality to absolute truth as the evening progressed. Many offered opinions; many were content to listen. No definite conclusion c a m e out of the event, but most seemed pleased just to have been able to discuss the issues. Freshman Joel Patterson said "A c o m m o n consensus was not reached, but I d o n ' t feel that one was expected." The chaplains will be back next year; the Sons of Argos are unsure of their f u t u r e ; no one knows if c a m p u s will see Preacher Tom again; and most of the students will return. Undoubtedly, so will the issues; the pursuit of Truth is a lifelong process. ^

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All T a l k Senior Jonathan Charnin keeps the crowds in stitches using a cotton swab as a prop. His stand-up routine drew on many sources such as the familiar college life. (Photo by Amy Otteson)

S i n g It Junior Andy Zyghuisen and sophomore Kevin Walker entertain the crowd with some smooth sounds. The show featured music to suit many tastes. (Photo by Amy Otteson)

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" W e ' r e p e r f o r m i n g this p i e c e at the D e V o s S h o w c a s e , so w e t h o u g h t this w o u l d be a g o o d e x e r c i s e to see h o w o u r g r o u p w a s d o i n g , " L e a c h m a n said. "It c a m e as a s u r p r i s e to m e that w e h a d w o n , a l t h o u g h w e s o u n d e d a lot b e t t e r in the p e r f o r m a n c e t h a n w e did in the dress rehearsal."

Ventriloquist Lynn Trefzger hosted the s h o w w i t h the h e l p of her f r i e n d s Simon, Jed, Emily, Camelot, and a rolled blanket that she turned into a b a b y . B e t w e e n acts, T r e f z g e r a n d h e r artificial assistants told j o k e s , gave a d v i c e on m a r r i a g e , s a n g , a n d t a l k e d to students.

L a c k of vision Performing their original composition, f r e s h m a n J e a n n e t t e J o h n s o n sings while freshman Jennie Alexander plays the keyboard and provides backup vocals. The d u o won second place for "Blinded." (Photo by Amy Otteson)

" L y n n w a s g r e a t . T h e c r o w d really r e s p o n d e d to her," said j u n i o r E r i n Overmeyer, Special Events Chairperson for SAC. " P e o p l e told me how m u c h

T h e s e v e n t h act, f r e s h m e n J e n n i e Alexander and Jeannette Johnson, sang their original composition " B l i n d e d " and won second place. "We didn't know about Talent Jam when we wrote 'Blinded,'" Johnson

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Soul Food Putting body and soul into the music, the Gospel Choir shares their faith in song. During the year, the choir sang many songs from different cultures. (Photo courtesy D. Wesley Poythress)

Food f o r thought Vice President for Admissions Jim Bekkering and President John Jacobson listen to a speech about multi-cultural life. Dr. Darlene Clark Hine addressed a large audience in Dimnent Chapel for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration. (Photo courtesy D. Wesley Poythress)

Feeding Hope Kathleen Thompson, Dr. Darlene Clark Hine, and D. Wesley Poythress discuss the role of women in the freedom movement. Thompson and Hine wrote A Shining Thread of Hope, which sold out at the Hope-Geneva Bookstore. (Photo courtesy D. Wesley Poythress)

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F e e d t h e fire Out for a walk in the Pine Grove, sophomores Nicole Yelding, Jenny Bonjurno, and Steve M c B r i d e keep the winter air and the mood warm with their laughter. Some multicultural students worry about feeling comfortable on campus; these students show no such uneasiness. (Photo courtesy D. Wesley Poythress)

B o t h B e k k e r i n g a n d M e d e l s t r e s s that any s t u d e n t , d e s p i t e t h e i r b a c k g r o u n d , m u s t a l s o m e e t the a c a d e m i c s t a n d a r d s set by the c o l l e g e . "We want qualified and prepared s t u d e n t s to c o m e to H o p e a n d w e will c o n t i n u e to s e e k t h e m out, d e s p i t e t h e i r r a c e . W e j u s t try to f o c u s on a w i d e r a n g e of s t u d e n t s , " B e k k e r i n g said. A n i n f l u e n c i n g f a c t o r in a s t u d e n t ' s c o l l e g e c h o i c e is h o w c o m f o r t a b l e he or

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apply. be here, but we have struggled to "There hasn't been a strong p a t t e r n o v e r t h e y e a r s , so it is find these students at times. d i f f i c u l t to p r e d i c t h o w the [ Uice Pies for fidmisstons rim de^enng] n u m b e r s w i l l c h a n g e f r o m y e a r to y e a r , " B e k k e r i n g said. she feels there. " T h e o v e r a l l s t u d e n t p o p u l a t i o n in g e n e r a l at H o p e is i n c r e a s i n g , so o n e " M a n y s t u d e n t s c o m e b e c a u s e it is w o u l d h o p e t h a t the n u m b e r of m i n o r i t y like t h e i r h i g h s c h o o l w a s a n d they f e e l s t u d e n t s w o u l d as w e l l , " said D. W e s l e y c o m f o r t a b l e h e r e , " P o y t h r e s s said. " W e P o y t h r e s s , D i r e c t o r of M u l t i - c u l t u r a l n e e d to l o o k at w h e t h e r or not o u r c a m p u s is a t r u e r e f l e c t i o n of s o c i e t y . " L i f e . "If the n u m b e r s w e r e h i g h , " I n the p a s t o u r e x p e r i e n c e t o o o f t e n d i v e r s i t y w o u l d n ' t be an i s s u e like it is w a s that p r o s p e c t i v e m i n o r i t y s t u d e n t s now." e n j o y e d the c a m p u s a n d a c a d e m i c s but In o r d e r to i n c r e a s e the n u m b e r of expressed a concern for their c o m f o r t , " m i n o r i t y s t u d e n t s , the A d m i s s i o n s B e k k e r i n g said. " T h i s a r e a of c o m f o r t O f f i c e h a s t a k e n m a n y s t e p s . O n e of h a s c o n t i n u e d to be a s t r u g g l e f o r m a n y t h e m h a s b e e n to i n c r e a s e the f o c u s on years." r e c r u i t i n g s t u d e n t s f r o m a r e a s that are In a d d i t i o n to f a c t o r s of c o m f o r t , more diverse. H o p e is a l s o s t r i v i n g to i m p r o v e the " H o p e h a s a l o n g w a y to g o but w e c u r r i c u l u m in o r d e r to m a k e it m o r e h a v e to start s o m e w h e r e , so w e start a t t r a c t i v e to p o t e n t i a l s t u d e n t s . w i t h the r e c r u i t m e n t p r o c e s s , " said 1997 " T h e n e w c o r e will h a v e m o r e graduate Ismaria Medel, Admissions c l a s s e s d e v o t e d to d i v e r s i t y a n d w e counselor. h o p e that all c l a s s e s will be a b l e to "I h a v e s e e n the c h a n g e s o c c u r r i n g t o u c h on it in s o m e w a y , " M e d e l said. o v e r the f i v e y e a r s that I h a v e b e e n at " W e are a l s o m a k i n g s t r i d e s in o u r H o p e , but they are t a k i n g p l a c e s l o w l y , " f a c u l t y b y h i r i n g m o r e m i n o r i t i e s in the s h e said. "I r e c r u i t f r o m h i g h s c h o o l s p a s t f e w y e a r s , " B e k k e r i n g said. " M y t h a t h a v e a g r e a t e r n u m b e r of m i n o r i t y h o p e is that the p r e s e n c e of t h e s e s t u d e n t s , but I talk to all s t u d e n t s t h a t f a c u l t y will h e l p m a k e a d i f f e r e n c e . w o u l d fit i n . "

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C o s t u m e Ball Combining imagination with handiwork, members of the Kappa Chi Sorority invite onlookers into a fairy-tale world during the Homecoming parade. The parade allows the community to see all of the Greek Organizations at one time. (Photo courtesy of Pan-Hel) N a m e Recognition Members of Delta Phi gather pens and cookies to make accessible to new students during the Activities Fair. One of the last events of Orientation introduces new students to the opportunities available outside of the classroom. (Photo by Amy-Lynn Halverson)

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Holland Community. " G r e e k s as an o r g a n i z a t i o n w e r e getting w o r s e , " said n e w m e m b e r j u n i o r M i k e M c C u n e . " T h e y are d o i n g m o r e on c a m p u s than j u s t t h r o w i n g parties. T h e y are d o i n g service on the c a m p u s . " Last fall, the thirteen G r e e k organiz a t i o n s started the year off early by s e n d i n g r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s to the G r e e k C o u n c i l Fall Retreat. M e m b e r s disc u s s e d strategies, b r a i n s t o r m e d ideas and m a p p e d out a plan of action. C o l l e g e A d m i n i s t r a t o r s spoke to r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s and shared k n o w l e d g e . C o u n c i l m e m b e r s greeted f r e s h m e n in fall at O r i e n t a t i o n , m a k i n g the G r e e k p r e s e n c e k n o w f r o m day one. Later that m o n t h , G r e e k s h a u l e d tables and hosted a snack bar on the

[Sophomore Kate lYIacDoniek] P a n - H e l l e n i c C o u n c i l and the I n t e r f r a ternity C o u n c i l created and h o s t e d workshops where alumni were brought u p - t o - d a t e on the c h a n g e s w h i c h o c c u r r e d over the past f e w years d u e to the Ad H o c P r o p o s a l . P r e p a r i n g t h e m s e l v e s with the tools of e d u c a t i o n , G r e e k s g a t h e r e d r e s o u r c e s by hosting the G r e e k C o u n c i l S p e a k e r Series. Over the c o u r s e of the semester, G r e e k specialists g a t h e r e d t o g e t h e r to talk about issues s u r r o u n d i n g G r e e k Life. M e n and w o m e n turned out in large n u m b e r s f o r the Fall W o r k s h o p w h e r e Terry L a n d e s fired e v e r y o n e up for rush and D a v e C o l e m a n b r o u g h t in new ideas about f u n d - r a i s i n g . Both

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Community Gathering Taking their place along the members of the Holland community, leaders of Greek Life enjoy their lunch at the Community Day Picnic. Greek Life held a strong presence at the day, showing their helping side. (Photo by AmyLynn Halverson)

of Art Show Inviting new students to campus, a sign showcases the Greek letters of each organization. One of many signs and creative posters, campus publicity gives students the knowledge of c a m p u s h a p p e n i n g s . (Photo by A my-Lynn Halverson) Toast T i m e Celebrating Anne Bakker-Gras's work as director of Greek Life, seniors Amy-Lynn Halverson and Todd Hornsby give Bakker-Gras an honorary paddle during the Greek Life Inductions. The dinner at the 84 East Restaurant looked back at the accomplishments of the year and looked towards the future of Greek Life. (Photo courtesy of Pan-Hel)

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Place to Bond continued from previous pnpp L a n d e s a n d C o l m a n revisited c a m p u s : L a n d e s f o r G r e e k W e e k and C o l m a n f o r the D a t e N i g h t A u c t i o n . Individual o r g a n i z a t i o n s met and talked a b o u t a b u s e a n d its part in the s y s t e m in an e f f o r t to r e d u c e h a z i n g . T h e G r e e k E x c e l l e n c e Award m a d e its d e b u t this year. "It w a s b a s e d on p o i n t s totalled every m o n t h , " said M a c D o n i e l s . "It w a s t u r n e d in and r e v i e w e d by a c o m m i t t e e . T h e E m m i e s took first and K a p p a C h i s and A l p h a Phis took s e c o n d and third," she said. T h e E m e r s o n i a n s used their $ 1 , 0 0 0 prize f o r a party held with kids f r o m Children's After School Achievement (CASA). " T h a t i n c l u d e d pizza and t w o wells u p e r v i s e d h o u r s at the Dow. T h e kids played d o d g e ball and s w a m . O t h e r G r e e k o r g a n i z a t i o n s helped out to s u p e r v i s e the g i r l s , " said M a c D o n i e l s . The Greek Council collaborated m a n u a l s for N e w M e m b e r E d u c a t o r s and held w o r k s h o p s f o r spot c h e c k e r s , and a d v i s o r s stepped up to bat as e v e r y o n e w o r k e d t o g e t h e r to m o v e the s y s t e m f o r w a r d and a w a y f r o m the n e g a t i v e w a y s of the past. " I ' v e seen a lot of c h a n g e s in the N e w M e m b e r E d u c a t i o n p r o c e s s , " said M c C u n e . "I think the c h a n g e s h a v e been positive. It has h e l p e d G r e e k L i f e

attract m o r e new m e m b e r s . " G r e e k Judicial B o a r d m a d e a c o m p l e t e turn a r o u n d f r o m being almost e r a d i c a t e d in the fall to playing a h u g e part in h e a r i n g s by the time spring rolled a r o u n d . N o m a j o r rush violations o c c u r r e d , and m a n y g r o u p s put tradition to the test by h o l d i n g N e w M e m b e r E d u c a t i o n over W i n t e r Break. On the d a r k e r side, the Dorian Sorority w a s e x p o s e d on the front p a g e of the A n c h o r as they f a c e d c h a r g e s of N e w M e m b e r E d u c a t i o n violations. S o m e w e r e reluctant to accept the c h a n g e s set forth in G r e e k L i f e . And m a n y w e r e scared of the p o w e r the Greeks claimed. F r o m f u n d - r a i s e r s to f o r m a l s , f r o m service to retreats, f r o m f r i e n d s h i p to leadership, Greek Life proved once again that it only takes a small g r o u p to alter e v e n t s and to c h a n g e the system. M c C u n e praised the c h a n g e s seen in the G r e e k c o m m u n i t y this year. " I F C and F a n - H e l h a v e d o n e a good j o b with the G r e e k O r g a n i z a t i o n s , " said M c C u n e . "And h a v i n g a base o f f i c e has helped us b e c o m e m o r e visible. M a c D o n i e l s praised the c h a n g e s as well. "We can hold executive m e e t i n g s and k e e p the f o l d e r s f o r IFC and FanHel in our new o f f i c e . T h i s c h a n g e has been a great r e s o u r c e . "


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Under we Big Tent don costumes and mdsbs to fill the 1 [Party-goers DePree parking lot for Beaux f^rts ball. J

f r o m the e a r l y 1 9 8 0 ' s , an a r t i s t i c e v e n t r e t u r n e d to c a m p u s t h i s year. T h e B e a u x A r t s B a l l , s p o n s o r e d by Opus, S A C a n d the

T i c k e t s o r i g i n a l l y c o s t $ 1 0 , but the

art d e p a r t m e n t h a s c o m e b a c k as a w a y

f r e e n i g h t to c e l e b r a t e the f i n e arts. T h e p u b l i c i t y did not s t o p t h e r e . C o l o r f u l

of c e l e b r a t i n g t h e f i n e arts. " T h e p u r p o s e b e h i n d it is to c e l e b r a t e

m a s k s f i l l e d c a m p u s a n d led the w a y to the t i c k e t s . E a c h s i g n s a i d c o s t u m e s

the f i n e a r t s that are f l o u r i s h i n g o n the c a m p u s , " said senior Melissa Herwaldt,

w e r e m a n d a t o r y a n d p a r t of the f u n . B e s i d e s the m a s k s a n d c o s t u m e s , a

c o e d i t o r of Opus. S h e t h i n k s t h e c o s t u m e s a r e p a r t of

s w i n g b a n d f r o m D e t r o i t , the A t o m i c

t h e m y s t i q u e a n d the f u n of t h e e v e n i n g . "It's a very antitraditional

The purpose behind [the Beaux

tradition," she said. "You have the i d e a of the u n m a s k i n g so that e v e r y b o d y that c o m e s practices t h e i r o w n art o n t h e m s e l v e s b y

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p r i c e d r o p p e d to $1 e v e n t u a l l y to try to boost sales. Every tenth ticket equaled a

Arts Ball] is to celebrate the fine arts that are flourishing on the campus.

b e i n g as c r e a t i v e as p o s s i b l e w i t h t h e i r costumes." T h e e v e n t w h i c h t o o k p l a c e on F r i d a y , A p r i l 17, w a s w e l l a t t e n d e d b y

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F i r e b a l l s got p e o p l e off t h e i r f e e t a n d in

students wearing costumes ranging from

the m o o d . A l o n g w i t h d a n c i n g a n d an a r r a y of c a t e r e d d e s e r t s , a h e a t e d t e n t in

pirates to parrots. Hard work and creativity brought

the p a r k i n g lot of the D e p r e e A r t B u i l d i n g a s s u r e d the n i g h t w o u l d g o o n

this event b a c k f r o m c a m p u s history. "I w a s v e r y e x c i t e d a b o u t t h i s e v e n t , "

despite a rainy night. T h e r e are h i g h h o p e s t h a t this will

s a i d A n n e B a k k e r - G r a s , d i r e c t o r of s t u d e n t a c t i v i t i e s . "It w a s e x t r e m e l y n e a t t o s e e the s t u d e n t s c o m e u p w i t h an

b e c o m e a y e a r l y e v e n t on c a m p u s . " T h e p l a n is t h a t it b e c o m e s a n

i d e a t h a t r e a l l y r e s u r r e c t e d an old i d e a , a n d to b r i n g s o m e t h i n g t h a t w o u l d h e l p

annual tradition," said Herwaldt. " T h a t ' s the real h o p e . I w i s h [the p l a n n i n g ] h a d s t a r t e d e a r l i e r b e c a u s e it

t h e i r o r g a n i z a t i o n c e l e b r a t e the a r t s . "

w a s s u c h an a m a z i n g e v e n t .

And the band played o n . . . Joyfully playing their personal favorites, the Atomic Fireballs provided musical entertainment for the event. The swing band from Detroit had many people dancing to the catchy tunes. ( P h o t o by Anthony Perez)


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War games Prepared for a invasion, sophomores Vic Wheeler and Tim Hoover dance, knowing the gas masks are secure. Costumes ranged from bed sheets to complete outfits. (Photo by A. Perez) Masked confusion Although everyone was doing something different, the party-goers remain united by their covered faces. Advertisement posters warned attendees "masks required." (Photo by A. Perez)

C a u g h t in a d r e a m Senior Becky Ponka leaves the heated tent behind to dance in another world while junior Sarah Rudenga hunts her prey on the ground. Most party-goers had no q u a l m s about b e h a v i n g "strangely," letting the masks and costumes transform their wearers into other characters. (Photo by Anthony Perez)

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by Laura iYlibailoff

Crowded Streets Added parhinq still fells to hold all [students' w i s uose enough to home.

Student

enrollment continues

to s k y r o c k e t , but the n u m b e r p a r k i n g spots r e m a i n scarce. Last July, the decision p a s s e d to m a k e all student p a r k i n g lots o p e n to all students, r e g a r d l e s s of class s t a n d i n g . " T h e r e w e r e only t w o or three p a r k i n g lots available f o r f r e s h m e n last year," said Director of P u b l i c S a f e t y D u a n e Terpstra. " S t u d e n t s got tickets f o r p a r k i n g o t h e r p l a c e s and both students and parents complained." Sophomore Casey Saggers ('00) was o n e of several w h o c o m p l a i n e d to Public

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the idea c o u l d not be acted u p o n . "It w a s n ' t f e a s i b l e to build a lower p a r k i n g d e c k , " M a y b u r y said. H e e x plained that to build a lower-level p a r k i n g g a r a g e , the c o l l e g e w o u l d h a v e to dig very d e e p into the g r o u n d . " B e c a u s e the city water table is so c l o s e to g r o u n d level, if w e w e r e to build a g a r a g e , w e w o u l d be b u r d e n e d with c o n s t a n t flooding," he said. " W e f o u n d this out w h e n the D e W i t t T h e a t e r addition w a s b e i n g built."

I lived in Dykstra.. . and came

S a f e t y about the lack of spaces.

"I lived in Dykstra last year

h o m e o n e night to f i n d n o p a r k i n g

and c a m e h o m e o n e night to find n o p a r k i n g s p a c e s in either Siberia lot," she said. "I finally p a r k e d in

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behind Peale and sot a ticket.

the lot b e h i n d P e a l e and got a ticket." T h e issue w a s f o r m a l l y b r o u g h t u p

A new lot on the c o r n e r of 9th Street

d u r i n g the m i d d l e of last year and the decision to o p e n the p a r k i n g lots w a s

and Lincoln has been b o u g h t by the c o l l e g e in o r d e r to a c c o m m o d a t e m o r e

finalized m i d s u m m e r . Terpstra, D i r e c t o r of O p e r a t i o n s and T e c h n o l o g y G r e g M a y b u r y , and D e a n of S t u d e n t s Richard

students. " W e ' v e d o n e o u r best to add a f e w p a r k i n g s p a c e s at a time w h e r e w e c a n , "

Frost w e r e the three most involved in the decision to r e m o v e the d e s i g n a t e d p a r k i n g code. A c c o r d i n g to Terpstra, they w e r e given t w o options: they c o u l d either restrict p a r k i n g f o r all first-year s t u d e n t s or they c o u l d c o n v e r t the d e s i g n a t e d p a r k i n g areas to student lots to be shared by all students with valid permits. " W e tried using d e s i g n a t e d p a r k i n g spots at B r u m l e r a p a r t m e n t s in the past, but as soon as o n e person p a r k e d in the w r o n g spot a n d a n o t h e r p e r s o n c a m e h o m e a n d h a d to park in a n o t h e r w r o n g spot, it set off a w h o l e c h a i n of c o m plaints," Terpstra said. "It was an a d m i n istrative n i g h t m a r e . " " I t ' s a big d r a w that H o p e has f r e s h man p a r k i n g , " said S t u d e n t C o n g r e s s President j u n i o r Paul L o o d e e n . W h e n the H a w o r t h and C o o k b u i l d i n g s w e r e c o n s t r u c t e d last year, the 9th Street lot and s o m e c o t t a g e lots w e r e lost. A d d i n g a p a r k i n g g a r a g e either b e s i d e or b e l o w the structure w a s c o n s i d e r e d , but

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M a y b u r y said. "It costs r o u g h l y $ 1 , 5 0 0 to create o n e additional s p a c e . " F u r t h e r m o r e , the school must seek p e r m i s s i o n f r o m the city of Holland and create a d r a i n a g e s y s t e m to p r e v e n t flooding, he added. B e f o r e school started. Student D e v e l o p m e n t sent a letter to all new students urging t h e m to c o n s i d e r not b r i n g i n g a car to school u n l e s s it w a s absolutely necessary. S a f e t y is a p r i m a r y c o n c e r n f o r most students. A d d i n g m o r e lights and an e m e r g e n c y p h o n e in the f u r t h e r p a r k i n g lots h a s been d i s c u s s e d . N o decision w a s m a d e , however. " A d d i n g an e m e r g e n c y p h o n e at the north end of the lot will cost $ 3 , 0 0 0 , " Frost said. " W e will have to w o r k with the railroad c o m p a n y in o r d e r to add lines underground." " W e ' d all like to park close to w o r k or h o m e but it's not possible,' he said. " T h e r e is a good level of security and a g o o d n u m b e r of p a r k i n g s p a c e s [when c o m p a r e d to m a n y schools].'


Crowded House Cars jam the DePree parking lot during a busy work day. Administrators, staff, professors, and guests fought for the 64 spots in close proximity to DeWitt, DePree and the Sligh Building. (Photo by Anthony Perez) Not Here A sign in the Admissions parking lot admonishes students to park their vehicles elsewhere. Public Safety designated lots for students parking, even though many of those lots were less assessable. (Photo by Zach Johnson)

Admissions Staff & Admissions Visitors

Parking

ONLY UNAUTHORIZED VEHICLES WILL BE TOWED AWAY AT OWNERS EXPANSE

Snow Cover Nestled away in a Lincoln Street lot, a student's car endures winter's fury. When winter struck, many cars do not leave their spots, making parking on an already treacherous day, more difficult. Even though the El Nino year left little snow, when Michigan saw winter, cars became trapped under ice. (Photo by Josh Neucks)

Discussion T i m e Administrators Greg Maybury, Richard Frost, Bill Anderson and Duane Terpstra respond to a question posed at the Student-Congress sponsored Parking Forum. This was the first time this event was held drew and it drew students who were wanting the parking the problems to be a thing of the past. (Photo by Josh Neucks)

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1 Class of I998's commencement ceremonv) [memorable for seniors despite ram ancf cold. J

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while looking

r e f l e c t e d on the w o r d s of the P s a l m i s t .

a h e a d , the 1998 c o m m e n c e m e n t c e r e m o n y s e n t 5 7 5 s e n i o r s i n t o the w o r l d . F i g h t i n g rain a n d c o l d , the c l a s s of 1998 m a r k e d t h e i r d a y at H o l l a n d Municipal Stadium with friends and family watching.

" T h e h a u n t i n g t w e l f t h v e r s e of P s a l m 9 0 r e a d s : ' S o t e a c h us, O L o r d , to c o u n t o u r d a y s , t h a t w e m a y g a i n a h e a r t of wisdom.'" For B o u m a - P r e d i g e r , t h i s P s a l m r e f l e c t s t h e l e a r n i n g p r o c e s s of t h e graduates.

A s p r e s i d e n t of the c o l l e g e . Dr. J o h n J a c o b s o n w e l c o m e d the s o o n - t o - b e

" T h i s p r a y e r a s s u m e s t h a t w e , in c o u n t i n g o u r d a y s , are h u m b l e , a r e w i l l i n g to g r o w a n d c h a n g e a n d l e a r n â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

g r a d u a t e s . H e u r g e d t h e m to r e m e m b e r the b a s e t h e i r c o l l e g e e d u c a t i o n p r o vided.

t h a t w e are e a g e r to b e t a u g h t . "

" A l w a y s r e m e m b e r that w h e r e e v e r y o u g o , H o p e C o l l e g e a n d the i d e a l s of l e a r n i n g will be w i t h y o u , " h e you s a i d . " Y o u are a c o n t i n u i n g

"Always remember that whereever g o , . . . the ideals of learning

part of t h e c o m m u n i t y . " G r a d u a t i n g senior Lori S t r e h l e r felt the i m p o r t a n c e of

will be with you. You are a continuing part of the community."

this c e r e m o n y . " G r a d u a t i o n D a y is a r e a l i t y c h e c k a n d I d e f i n i t e l y h a d to r e a l i z e that to get r e a d y to g r a d u a t e , " s h e said. I a m l e a v i n g the p l a c e I h a v e called home for four straight years. It's n e v e r e a s y to l e a v e h o m e . "

[President John Jacobson] Q u o t i n g his f a v o r i t e s i n g e r , C a n a d i a n B r u c e C o c k b u r n , he s a i d , " W e are r e m i n d e d of t h a t g e n t l e r e s t i n g p l a c e f o r

S h e a n d the o t h e r m e m b e r s of the c l a s s of ' 9 8 h e a r d f r o m the Dr. S t e v e n

which our restless hearts yearnâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;that s o u t h l a n d of the h e a r t w h e r e w e are at e a s e , at r e s t , at h o m e . "

B o u m a - P r e d i g e r , a 1979 g r a d u a t e . A p a n e l of s e n i o r s c h o s e h i m b e c a u s e t h e y

S e a l i n g t h e i m p o r t a n t d a y , he u r g e d t h e g r a d u a t i n g c l a s s to u s e t h e i r c o l l e g e

felt he e m b o d i e d the i d e a l s of t h e t h e i r c l a s s as w e l l as h a v i n g a d i r e c t k n o w l e d g e of the c a m p u s . H e d e l i v e r e d the a d d r e s s titled " C a n You C o u n t ? "

e x p e r i e n c e as a t i m e to l e a r n . "I t r u l y p r a y t h a t t h e r e are m e m o ries and ideas and people f r o m your

H e s p o k e to t h e p a r e n t s a n d t h a n k e d t h e m f o r t h e i r t w o d e c a d e s of s u p p o r t . "The stories they have thus far written w i t h t h e i r l i v e s are in n o s m a l l m e a s u r e d u e to y o u r l o v e , p e r s e v e r a n c e , c o u r a g e , a n d w i s d o m , " he s a i d as a s t o r m broke into the ceremony. L o o k i n g at a s e a of u m b r e l l a s , he

t i m e at H o p e t h a t will in the f u t u r e be f o r y o u s o u t h l a n d s of the h e a r t . " S t r e h l e r h a d s o m e a d v i c e as w e l l f o r t h o s e g r a d u a t e s to c o m e . " D o n ' t m i s s a c h a n c e to d o a n y t h i n g y o u ' l l r e g r e t not d o i n g later o n . F o r g e t a b o u t s t u d y i n g if y o u r f r i e n d s w a n t to g o to the b e a c h . C o n c e n t r a t e o n f r i e n d s h i p s that are i m p o r t a n t to y o u , i n v e s t in p e o p l e .

"Second star to t h e r i g h t " Staring off into space before the ceremony begins, senior James Palmer contemplates life after college. Many seniors f o u n d it hard to prepare to leave the place they had called home for the past four years. (Photo by Nikelle Johnson)


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Officially g r a d u a t e d Finally through, senior Joel Holstege accepts his diploma from President John Jacobson as Rev. Ben Patterson assists. 575 seniors walked across the stage. (Photo by Nikelle Johnson) A S e a of U m b r e l l a s Sheltered from the rain, members of the faculty watch as students they taught complete their careers at the College. Officials decided to hold the ceremony outdoors despite the rain. (Photo by Nikelle Johnson)

O n e , Two, T h r e e Addressing the students as the keynote speaker. Dr. Steven Bouma-Prediger challenges them to learn from their time spent in college as sophomore and Alpha Phi Omega m e m b e r Court Buchanan dutifully holds the umbrella for him. The professor is well-respected around campus for his infectious thoughtfulness. (Photo by Nikelle Johnson)

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Singles: 4 Seasons ol'Loneliness Boys II Men Honey Mariah Carey You Make M e Wanna Usher How Do I Live Leunn Rimes Backstreet Boys Quit Playing Gaines M o Money M o Problems T h e Notorious B.I.G. Senii-Chamied Life Third Eye Blind 2 Become 1 Spice Girls I'll Be Missing You Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Foolish G a m e s / You Were Meant For M e Jewel All For You Sister Hazel All Cried Out Allure Featuring 112 Building a Mystery Sarah McLachlan Invisible Man 1.... 98 Degrees Up Jumps Da Boodie M a g o o and Timbahind Barbie Girl Aqua Not Tonight Lili'Kim Feat. Da Brat You Should Be Mine Brian McKnight Never Make a Promise Dru Hill Shawn Colvin Sunny C a m e H o m e

S u r p r i s e Win The Florida Marlins became Major League Baseball's world champions in 1997, beating the Cleveland Indians in the World Series. Just five years old, the Marlins tied the Indians in the ninth inning of the seventh game and went on to win it all in the eleventh inning with a score of 3-2. The Indians last won the Series in 1948. (RM Photo)

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Albums:

Butterfly You Light U p M y Life When Disaster Strikes Ghetto D N o Way Out The Dance Greatest Hits Collection Much Afraid Pieces of You Collections of Hits Aquarium Spice Yourself or S o m e o n e Like You Based on a True Story M y Way M e n in Black â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Album Soul Food What's Your N a m e ? The Fat of the Land Floored

Mariah Carey Leann Rimes Busta Rhymes Master P Puff Daddy & T h e Family Fleetwood Mac Brooks & Dunn Jars of Clay Jewel Trislia Yearwood Aqua Spice Girls Matchbox 20 Mack 10 Usher Soundtrack Soundtrack A d a m Sandler Prodigy Sugar Ray

Girl Power

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Video Rentals: T h e Devil's Own Donnie Brasco Sling Blade Dante's Peak Murder at 1600 Absolute Power Scream Crash Father's Day Inventing the Abbotts

Harrison Ford. Brad Pitt A1 Pacino, Johnny Deep Billy Bob Thornton Pierce Brosnan. Linda Hamilton Wesley Snipes, Diane Lane Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman Neve Campbell, Drew Barrymore Holly Hunter. James Spader Robin Williams, Bill Crystal Joaquin Phoenix, Liv Tyler

Despite c o m p a r i s o n s with earlier groups like Menudo and New Kids on the Block, the Spice Girls have jumped into superstardom, grabbing the adoration that comes with overnight world fame. With only one album to their credit, the five young women took the world by storm with their saucy antics. Their album "Spice" hit the charts in early 1997 and stayed all year. (RM Photo)

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Box Office Hits:

Kiss The Girls Seven Years in Tibet Soul Food In and Out The Peacemaker

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Rocket Man L.A. Confidential The Edge Most Wanted Gang Related

The 11,000 residents of the Caribbean island of Montserrat witnessed firsthand the devastation that a very active volcano can cause. The volcano belched ash and small rocks over several days in September and forced more than 2,000 residents to evacuate. A shortage of housing was one of the biggest problems for the British Protectorate island. (RM Photo)


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F a c e of G r i e f Diana's sons, William, 15, and Harry, 12, stood in attendance at her funeral, joined by their father. Prince Charles and her brother. Earl Spencer as the body was taken into Westminster Abbey. Millions packed the city for the funeral of Diana. It was a crowd unmatched since the end of end of World War II. More than a million bouquets were stacked outside the royal palaces. (RM Photo)

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World Figure Britain and the world bid farewell to Diana, Princess of Wales, on a sparkling September morning with a grand tribute, rich in pageantry. Since her death in a car crash in Paris the week before, the country had witnessed an outpouring of grief that forced a repentant monarchy to join in the kind and full celebration of Diana's life that the millions of people who flooded to London demanded. (RM Photo)

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Closer Look The roving vehicle Sojourner, the first mobile explorer to land on another planet, landed on Mars and gathered soil and rocks. Overcoming communication trouble and other setbacks. Sojourner left the Mars Pathfinder landing craft. Sojourner, about the size of a microwave oven, began crawling around the surface of Mars, transmitting a flood of information back to scientists on Earth. (RM Photo)

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^vents O u t in S p a c e The first component of the Mir Space Station was launched in 1986. And except for two brief gaps, the station has been manned continuously ever since. It has made more than 60,000 trips around Earth. The main Mir modulewhich provides living quarters for up to six people-has been orbiting continuously for nearly 12 years, which is seven years longer than planned. These joint U.S.-Russian missions are the first phase of a program to build an International Space Station which is scheduled to be in orbit by the year 2002. (RM Photo)

Far from Home The president's teenage daughter left home in September. Chelsea Clinton went off to college some 3,000 miles from home. The 18 year-old National Scholarship finalist accepted an offer from Stanford in Palo Alto, Calf. Friends saw it as a reflection of her eagerness to escape the White House "bubble," and shed the pressure of Washington Life. Her Secret Service detail will try their best to make her stay as normal as possible. (RM Photo) Saintly W o r k Mother Teresa was among the most well-known and highly respected women in the world in the latter half of the 20th century. In 1948 she founded a religious order of Roman Catholic nuns in Calcutta, India, called the Missionaries of Charity. Through this order, she dedicated her life to helping the poor, the sick and the dying around the world, particularly those in India. Her selfless work with the needy brought much acclaim and many awards, including the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. She died at the age of 87 on September 5, of heart failure at her convent in Calcutta. (RM Photo)

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Streak Breaker In one of the most competitive games in Super Bowl history, John Elway and Terrell Davis led the Denver Broncos to a 3 1 - 2 4 upset of the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XXXII. The B r o n c o s ' first NFL championship e n d e d the A F C ' s 13-year losing streak in the Super Bowl. (RM Photo)

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Books: Fiction

Non fiction

Cold Mountain

Angela's Ashes

by Charles Frazier

The Best Laid Plans by Sidney Sheldon

by Frank McCourt

The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts

Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Comwell

The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger

The Angel of Darkness by CaJeb Carr

Babyhood by Paul Reiser

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

Special Delivery by Danielle Steel

The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

Plum Island by Nelson DeMille

London

Midnight in the in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Conversations with God, Book / by Neale Donald Walsch

The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker

by Edward Rutherford

Even the Stars Look Lonesome by Kathy Reichs

Deja Dead

by Maya Angelou

The Partner by John Grisham

The Millionaire Next Door by T h o m a s J.Stanley and William D. Sanko

Undern'orld by Don DeLillo

If This World Was Mine by E. Lynn Harris

L'p Island by Anne Rivers Siddons

The Grilling Season by Diane Mott Davidson

The Bible Code by Michael Drosnin

Brain Droppings by George Drosnin

Conversations With God, Hook 2 by Neale Donald Walsch

Rediscovering American Values by Dick DeVos

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Paperbacks: Fiction

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Cause of Death

Diana: Her True Story

by Patricia Comwell

Silent Honor

by Andrew Morton

Diana: Her New Life by Danielle Steel

The Laws of Our Fathers

C o u n t r y Boy John Denver, whose optimistic songs catapulted him to fame during the 70's, died instantly when his experimental plane crashed into Montrey Bay, Calf. On October 12. The 53 year-old singer had eight platinum records to his credit when his home-built plane crashed. "Rocky Mountain High" and "Sunshine on My Shoulders," were two of his trademark songs. "His music sprang from the feelings of love," said Hal Than, his longtime manager. (RM Photo)

by Scott Turow

Silent Witness

by James McBride

The Heart of a Women

By Richard North Patterson

Executive Orders

by Maya Angelou

A Civil Action

by Tom Clancy

The Offer

by Jonathon Harr

Undaunted Courage by Catherine Coulter

Remember When

by Stephen E. Ambrose

Into the World

by Judith McNaught

Icon

by Jon Krakuer

Riviving Ophelia by Fredrick Forsyth

Dark Paradise

by Mary Pipher

Spontaneous Healing by Tami Hoag

Legend

by Andrew Weil

Hanson by Jude Deveraux

Songs in Ordinary Time

by Jill Matthews

Journey into Darkness

by Mary McGarry Morris

At Home in Mitford by Jan Karon

A Thousand Acres

Local Band The Verve Pipe is an incredible rock/ pop/alternative band from East Lansing. Their latest single, "The Freshman," enjoyed time at number one on the Billboard Chart. The rest of the album, "Villains," contains a mix of sounds. (RM Photo)

by Andrew Morton

The Color of Water

by Jane Smiley

She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb

Desperation by Stephen King

by John Douglas

Girlfriends by Carmen Renee Berry and Tamara Traeder

/ Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

The Decline and Fall of the House of Windsor by Donald Spoto

Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

Current Events 5 5


Outside Knowledge Leading a discussion with his introductory religion class. Associate Professor Jeff Tyler holds class in the Pine Grove during a warm fall day. As part of the new General Education Requirements, the half-semester class introduced students of all backgrounds to a variety of subjects ranging from Biblical Issues to theology and ethics. (PR Photo)

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, cly)scn strcgthcn Ind expand vison. The administration raised tution to $19,574, increasing the cost of learning. Almost 3,000 students found this to ^e a worthy investment to expand their vision. Sometimes, a path begun is a path followed-those interested biology usually take classes to suite their interests. But education at a liberal arts college never stays narrow, so some paths begin anew. Double majors in philoshopy and engineering are not uncommon. Academics embody an connection between teacher and student, expression and recognition, experience and book knowledge, and faith and learning. The connection makes the paths chosen the right ones. ^

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ripening the Core Changes in academjc requirements reflect broader base of learning, lighten load. general education require-

students' learning environment.

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i n c o m i n g s t u d e n t s n e x t year.

concerned about students h a v i n g to t a k e f i v e o r six

and math and natural science sections were c o m b i n e d into

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classes per semester, causing

p l a n o r u s i n g f r a g m e n t s of t h e new core.

t h e i r a t t e n t i o n to b e t o o

one ten-credit requirement f r o m the twelve. Two new requirements were also added: a freshman

Freshmen could start t h e i r c a r e e r at H o p e with

"With the new inlerdisciplindry studies

seminar and a cultural

courses, we have the chance to lie religion,

diversity course.

either plan. Faculty and students have worked

philosophy, lileralure, and hislory together. II helps round out a liberal arts education."

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additions and i m p r o v e m e n t s

requirements, administration

new interdisciplinary studies

were added through Spring 1996.

h o p e s s t u d e n t s will be a b l e to

c o u r s e s , w e h a v e the c h a n c e to tie r e l i g i o n , p h i l o s o p h y ,

A c c o r d i n g to t h e D i r e c t o r of Advising, M a u r a Reynolds, the m a i n i s s u e w a s to e n r i c h the

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f o c u s on l e a r n i n g b e t t e r . C h a n g e s i n c l u d e a t o t a l of three fewer credits. The Cultural History requirement

F r o n t R o w : Janet P i n k h a m , David J a m e s ; B a c k R o w : Jacquclinc Heisler.

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literature, and history together. It h e l p s r o u n d out a l i b e r a l arts education."

F r o n t R o w : William Mayer. Jacqueline Carey, Carol M a h s u n . John Wilson; B a c k R o w : Del Michael, Steve Nelson. Judy Hillman; Not P i c t u r e d : Bruce M c C o m b s .


Tranquility Alone in the middle of the Pine Grove, junior Mary Scribner reads a few chapters from her textbook. With the new core, IDS courses will combine elements of literature, history, and philosophy. (PR Photo) Sage Advice Seeking help understanding the new core, freshman Alison Fouts selects classes with help from her adviser, Stephen Hemmenway. Many freshman chose to take a First Year Seminar, in which they studied various aspects of college and college life. (PR Photo)

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Solo P e r f o r m a n c e Junior Sye Mishler plays his violin f o r t h e F e s t i v a l of L e s s o n s and Spirituals, part of the celebration of Black History Month. The night featured students and p r o f e s s o r s and spoken segments called "lessons," delivered by D. Wesley Poythress, d i r e c t o r of M u l t i c u l t u r a l L i f e . (Photo by Jonathan Meunk)

Rhythm Time Senior Michael Lemoire plays the m a r i m b a at his senior recital. As a music p e r f o r m a n c e major, the music department required him to plan and perform a j u n i o r and senior recital. (Photo by Jonathan M u e n k )

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Donald Cronkite. M i n k c n Liao, C h r i s Barney. David Nei/.ly; Buck R o w : Timothy Evans. Lori Hertel. Harvey Blankenspoor, L o i s Tverberg. G r e g o r y Gentile. Dan G e r b e n s .

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early explordtion nilling the labs during the first week of classes give students an advantage. the t e r m i t e s m i g h t h a v e do strata, c l o n i n g and a t o m s b e h a v e d the w a y they did, or h a v e in c o m m o n . T h e y are all the basic w o r d s w h a t c a u s e d this b e h a v i o r to that a f r e s h m a n learns w h e n occur. F r e s h m a n labs t e a c h m a n y t a k i n g a lab, w h i c h give the basic skills such as t h e n a m e b a s i c u n d e r s t a n d i n g of w h a t the C o l l e g e ' s s c i e n c e d e p a r t of b o n e s or the d e t a i l e d m e n t s h a s to offer. All basic labs give "tabs are lo get students to see s t u d e n t s the skills that t h e y things, lo give them a three dimensional would need f o r life, not of what they see in the text book." o n l y in science. Students learn skills s u c h as h o w to use s p e c i f i c i n s t r u m e n t s or f u n c t i o n s of o r g a n s . h o w to f o r m a h y p o t h e s i s , in L a b s s u p p l i m e n t the labs. l e c t u r e s . " L a b s a r e to get T h e first lab that is d o n e in s t u d e n t s to see t h i n g s , to give i n t r o d u c t o r y b i o l o g y is the t h e m a three d i m e n s i o n a l idea study of t e r m i t e behavior. of what they see in the text S t u d e n t s o b s e r v e the b e h a v i o r b o o k , " said D o n a l d C r o n k i t e , and f o r m a h y p o t h e s i s on w h y

biology department chairman. " R e a d i n g a b o u t it in the b o o k is o n e thing, but b e i n g able to h a v e a h a n d s on e x p e r i e n c e will give the s t u d e n t s a c o n c r e t e illustrat i o n , " h e said. Normal labs h a v e 24 s t u d e n t s per instructor, and all classes have idea labs. T h e labs are o p e n to c h a n g e , with a new curriculum for nonm a j o r s called the G e n e r a l E d u c a t i o n Math and S c i e n c e s . L e a r n i n g in the lab is i m p o r t a n t f o r all students, m a j o r or n o n - m a j o r . " S c i e n c e is d o n e in a l a b , " said J a m e s G e n t i l e , D e a n of Natural Sciences.

Diology department Chair flonald Cronkite

F r o n t R o w : Cheryl Schaircr, S u e C h e r u p . Jeanine D c H ' O l l i o , Y o o y e u n H w a n g Nancy Miller, Nancy C o o k . Baars B u l t m a n ; Buck R o w : David Z w a i i , Tony D o n k , Barbara Scholtens, Leslie W e s s m a n , Ronald Wolthuis, Richard M c z c s k e : Not P i c t u r e d : John Yelding.

Laboratory Science

F r o n t R o w : Stephen H e m e n w a y , Jack Ridl, John C o x . John Fiedler, Reuben Ellis: B a c k R o w : Peter Schakol. B a r b M e z e s k e , J a n e Bach. Heather Sellers. Pickney Benedict. M a r y Jellcma. Kathy Verduin; Not P i c t u r e d : Linda Dove. Francis Fike, Curits Gruenler. Nancy N i c o d e m u s . William Reynolds


Delicate Touch Freshmen Justin Grobe and Dave Khurt steady their hands in order to perform surgery on a lab rat. Getting hands-on experience early in his college experience, Grobe spent his first collegiate summer researching for the Biology Department rather than struggling to find his way into laboratory classes for the next fall (Photo by Amy Otteson) Memorable Learning With classmates waiting in the wings to debut their costumes, freshman Louis Williams gets caught up in his hands-on labratory for Biological Untiy and Diversity. With the revamped core curriculum, the old intorductory class was replaced with a topical class which teaches Biology majors a lesson which higher-levels classes can expand. (PR Photo)

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Settling Down Members of an Exceptional Child class prepare to begin class in the new interactive learning classroom. The Education department uses new technology in their classes to prepare the teachers of tomorrow for their own technological classrooms. (Photo by Nikelle Johnson)

Interactive L e a r n i n g Allowing learning to span the distances, the college teams up with other area schools to provided more class options. Keeping up with trends, the interactive learning classroom is located down in the depths of the 8th Street building. (Photo by Nikelle Johnson)

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Worlds dparl deparlmenls utilize new high-tech classroom to facilitdte ledrning across large distances. past August, the distance

i n s t a n c e , w e w o n ' t b e a b l e to h e a r the p e o p l e at C a l v i n o r t h e y w o n ' t b e a b l e to h e a r us at

learning classroom was implemented. T h e nursing p r o g r a m and a f e w e d u c a t i o n c l a s s e s are so f a r the only disciplines to use the new system. Nursing students had mixed feelings about

H o p e , " Byland said. " T h e r e are a f e w g l i t c h e s here and there, but we have g o t t e n m o r e u s e d to it t h a n w e w e r e in the b e g i n n i n g , " s a i d

talk to t h e m f a c e to f a c e . " "I d o n ' t k n o w m y p r o f e s sors very well. I only k n o w my clinical professors, otherwise I j u s t k n o w t h e f a c e a n d the v o i c e of m y c l a s s r o o m p r o f e s sors," said Obermeyer. " W e d o n ' t even see a n y o n e f r o m the o t h e r schools and I d o n ' t like

the p r o g r a m ' s f i r s t year. Senior Ellen

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only know my clinicdl professors, olherwise

l e a r n i n g as "OK." Junior Vanessa Timm

I jusl know Ihe face and Ihe voice of my classroom professors,"

s a i d , "It d o e s work, for the most part." Senior Renee Saar disagreed, "Commuting between Hope and Calvin was better. T h e r e have been connect i o n p r o b l e m s a n d i t ' s h a r d to get f e e d b a c k . "

a n d that m a k e s it a little less pressured for us," senior

Both Byland and T i m m s p o k e of t e c h n i c a l p r o b l e m s

nursing major Sarah O b e r m e y e r said. "It is h a r d to a s k p r o f e s s o r s q u e s t i o n s a n d to

with the new system. "For

L e f t to R i g h t : Ed Hansen. Jonathan Peterson. Brian Bodenbemler.

h a d to d r i v e to C a l v i n . T h e drive isn't that bad, and y o u get to talk

Senior Sarah Obermeyer Timm. " Y o u d o n ' t a l w a y s h a v e to h a v e a p r o f e s s o r in the r o o m ,

that. I t h i n k it would be b e t t e r if w e

to the o t h e r people," B y l a n d said. "Not

s e e i n g C a l v i n s t u d e n t s is t h e w o r s t , " said senior Laura Bonnema. E v e r y o n e i n v o l v e d h o p e s to o v e r c o m e the g l i t c h e s a n d eventually run a successful distance learning program for both students and faculty.

F r o n t R o w : Marc Baer, Janis Gibbs. Neal Sobania, G . Larry Penrose; B a c k R o w : Albert Bell. William C o h e n . Earl Curry; Not P i c t u r e d : J a m e s Kennedy

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reaching out field pldcemenls aUow students to volunteer time to help the community. p r e p a r e s y o u f o r the w o r l d . T a k i n g the l e a r n i n g out of the c l a s s r o o m , m o r e c l a s s e s are r e a c h i n g out to the c o m m u n i t y a r o u n d H o l l a n d to p r e p a r e s t u d e n t s to m i n g l e w i t h the world around them. E d u c a t i o n c l a s s e s use field p l a c e m e n t s in e a c h of their classes. Early classes place s t u d e n t s in a v a r i e t y of classrooms and grades. The learning in the classr o o m s is brought back to the c o l l e g e classroom. Junior L a u r a N e w m a n n h a s seen the v a l u e of c o m m u n i t y - b a s e d l e a r n i n g f i r s t h a n d . S h e likes t h e d i v e r s i t y this t y p e of l e a r n i n g brings. "I like g e t t i n g to see w h o ' s a r o u n d m e in the c o m m u n i t y

o u t s i d e of H o p e , " s h e said. " A t the s c h o o l s , I see k i d s w i t h diverse backgrounds." N e w m a n n t u r n e d her field p l a c e m e n t s into an a f t e r - s c h o o l t u t o r i n g j o b f o r H i g h e r Horizons. Besides future teachers.

w e e k , " s h e said. "I h a v e t h r e e or f o u r adult p a t i e n t s that I am in c h a r g e o f , s o m e m a y be j u s t sick or r e c o v e r i n g f r o m surgery." K e m i n k e n j o y s the r e s p o n s i bility t h e s e f i e l d p l a c e m e n t s b r i n g w i t h t h e m . "1 like b e i n g responsible for certain people." Learning o u t s i d e of the c l a s s r o o m has disadvant a g e s , too. Students s p e n d the commodity they h a v e the least o f — time. B a l a n c ing a full load of c l a s s e s , j o b s a n d field p l a c e m e n t s is hard f o r s t u d e n t s . M o s t f i n d their time w o r t h the e f f o r t to take l e a r n i n g out of the c l a s s r o o m and m a k e many memorable learning experiences.

"i go to me Hospital twice a week, i

nave three or four aouit patients mat i

am in charge or.. .1 like oemg responsiote for certain people."

junior racnel kemmk f i e l d p l a c e m e n t s train f u t u r e p s y c h o l o g i s t s , social w o r k e r s and nurses. Junior Rachel Kemink l e a r n e d m a n y of her n u r s i n g skills o u t s i d e the c l a s s r o o m . " go to the h o s p i t a l t w i c e a

B a c k R o w ; Leonard Van Wyk. Rick Vandcrveldc, John Sloughton, John Van Iwaarden. Ron Van I w a a r d e n ; Nof P i c t u r e d : Donnatella D c l f i n o , Mary Do Young, Alan Koch, Darin S t e p h e n s o n .

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Brigitte H a m o n Porter; S e c o n d R o w : Maura Reynolds. Maria Claudia Andre. Ion A g h e a n a , Sylvia Kallemeyn. A n n e Marie Brown, Karen Barber-Gibson. John Quinn; B u c k R o w ; Kelly O s b o m e , L e e Foster. Sander De Haan, A n n e Petit; Not P i c t u r e d ; M y l e n e Catel, Anne Larsen. F u m i h i t o A n d y N a k a j i m a , Jacob Nyenhuis.

6 6 Volunteers


Calculated Move Making strides against a killer, students walk on a September morning to raise money for AIDS research. Breaking the isolation of college life, organizations and individuals hit the streets and rolled up their sleeves to help those around them. (Photo by Josh Neucks) Perfect Aim During Lincoln Elementary School's block party, sophomore Elissa Wickman awaits the next pitch to send her in the dunk tank while freshman John Branderhorst helps a young hurler make the pitch. Across the street from many college buildings, the school planned a day with popcorn and entertainment for students on both ends of their school experience. (PR photo)

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F r o n t R o w : Susan Mlynarczyk, M a r j o r i e Viehl. Gail Zandee, Mary D o o m bos, Sharon Etheridge. Patricia Leigh, B a c k R o w : Cloe Ann D a n f o r d , Marcia Smit, Judy Baker. Cheryl Feenstra. Brcnda F e i k e m a . Sherry Knoppers; N o t P i c t u r e d : Mary Flikkema. Tamara G e a i g e , Bethany G o r d o n . Patricia Leigh. Sondra R o z e n d a l , D e b Sietsema.

F r o n t R o w : C a r o l i n e S i m o n . A n d r e w D e H ' O l i u ; B a c k R o w : J a m e s Allis, N i c k Perovich. Bruce Freeberg.

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Research Station Senior Mike Vander Elzen works through a quiet time at the media services desk during a slower May term shift. Van Wylen updated the research facilities complete with new c o m p u t e r s and on-line databases and connections to libraries around the world. (Photo by Shannon Gould)

Classic R e s e a r c h S o p h o m o r e Rachel Keen and j u n i o r Krista Brewer consult a reference book at the reference station. O f f e r i n g volumes of books f r o m field guides to Bible dictionaries, papers and presentations benefitted f r o m the information available at close proximity. (Photo by Shannon Gould)

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L e f t t o R i g h t : Jack H o l m e s , David R y d e n , A n n i e Dandavati. Robert Elder, J a m e s Z o e t c w e y ; Not pictured; Joel T o p p e n .

F r o n t R o w : Kathy R a n s o m . Mike Lafata, Chad Wolters. G l e n d e n e Lahi B a c k R u ÂŤ : Duanc Terpstra, Chris G e s i n k , Don Tuuri, Mary Vanvels, Jerry Gunnink Not Pict u r e d : Shirley B e c k m a n , Judy Brake, Lisa Knapp, Elaine VanWieren

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dround for a while library celebrales tenth dnniversary; staff reflect on changes and improvements.

y e a r s ago, G o r d o n Van W y l e n , e n v i s i o n e d w h e n the library T e c h n o l o g y has c o n t i n u e d the ninth p r e s i d e n t , a n d his w a s d e s i g n e d . In particular, the to grow in Van W y le n . A w e b w i f e M a r g a r e t cut the ribbon use of c o m p u t e r s and t e c h n o l b a s e d c a t a l o g is b e i n g develd e d i c a t i n g the n e w l y c o n ogy," G o r d o n Van W y l e n said. o p e d f o r next fall. To run this s t r u c t e d Van W y l e n Library. O n e y e a r a f t e r o p e n i n g , an s y s t e m , P C s will r e p l a c e the T h e n e w library w a s n a m e d automated catalogue system t e r m i n a l s located on e a c h floor. in their h o n o r f o r their service w a s a d o p t e d f o l l o w e d by a "I think w e ' r e h e a d e d f o r to the C o l l e g e f r o m 1972 to s e c t i o n of c o m p u t e r s r e s e r v e d j o u r n a l s in e l e c t r o n i c f o r m a t , 1987. D e v e l and t h a t ' s o p m e n t s in h o w w e are t e c h n o l o g y in g o i n g to m a k e "Our vision was Ihdl Ihe library would the ten y e a r s journals since have enhance Hope and promote the academic life a v a i l a b l e in changed how the f u t u r e , " of the College. Over the pasl ten years, Ihis the library J e n s e n said. works. T h e new has been fulfilled in remarkable and re" S i n c e the library h e l p e d o p e n i n g of u s h e r in a warding ways." Van W y l e n w e p e r i o d of have had a s c h o l a s t i c and tremendous intellectual i n c r e a s e in g r o w t h f o r the library use in e v e r y w a y solely f o r b r o w s i n g w e b - and College. measurable: circulation, CD-ROM-based journals. " O u r vision w a s that the p h o t o c o p i e s , interlibrary loan, "There has been a greater library w o u l d e n h a n c e and and h e a d c o u n t , " said D a v i d a m o u n t of c h a n g e d u r i n g the p r o m o t e the a c a d e m i c life of J e n s e n , D i r e c t o r of L i b r a r i e s . last ten years than there has the C o l l e g e , " Van W y l e n said. "It has b e e n i n t e r e s t i n g to b e e n in the p r e v i o u s t w e n t y " O v e r the past ten years, this note the c h a n g e s that h a v e f i v e , " said J o y c e N i e l s e n , has b e e n f u l f i l l e d in r e m a r k a b l e taken p l a c e that w e h a d n ' t Circulation Technician. and r e w a r d i n g w a y s . "

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C l o c k w i s e f r o m b o t t o m l e f t : Boyd Wilson. Jeffrey Taylor. Barry Bandstra. Steven Bouma-Prcdiger, Lynn Japinga. Phillip M u n o a , Allen Verhey. Jenny Everts.

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C l o c k w i s e f r o m b o t t o m left: Donald Luidcns, Deborah Sturtevant, J a m e s Piers. Barbara Wells, Roger Nemeth. Debra Swanson; N o t P i c t u r e d : Neil Sobania.

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doing more than programing, computer scientists make their home in VanZoeren. Science has long been a

Also, the C S lab has a c o u c h .

p o p u l a r m a j o r o n c a m p u s , but

S o m e students program for many hours and then crash

it is a l s o o n e of t h e m o s t misunderstood departments. M o s t p e o p l e a s s u m e all C S majors just program computers; f e w p e o p l e e v e r get to s e e w h a t really goes on.

r i g h t o n the l a b c o u c h . L a s t l y , the first t h i n g an o u t s i d e r will n o t i c e u p o n e n t e r i n g the h i d e a w a y is t h a t t h e c o m p u t e r s are v a s t l y

M o r e o f t e n t h a n in m a n y departments, students work t o g e t h e r on m a j o r p r o j e c t s . O b v i o u s l y t h e p r o j e c t m u s t be o n e ' s o w n , but h e l p f r o m o t h e r s is n o t o n l y a l l o w e d but e n c o u r a g e d . In f a c t s t u d e n t s c a n peruse each other's programming and find out how

The two l a b s in w h i c h CS students d w e l l are b o t h on the main f l o o r of Van Zoeren. Their m a i n b a s e of

others

"We want our students to work together,

approached a problem they

they learn as much from each other as Ihey

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do from us."

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work together.

d o o r to p r e v e n t i n t r u d e r s . T h e l a b itself h a s s o m e v e r y

d i f f e r e n t . N o I B M s or M a c s

m u c h f r o m e a c h o t h e r as t h e y

g r a c e the p r e s e n c e of t h i s

unique attributes to a c c o m p a n y

room, only the Sun

do from us." Although different, there

t h e s t r a n g e w a y of l i f e . First, the o v e r h e a d fluores-

SparcStations running UNIX. T h e lab isn't the only

i s n ' t any real m y s t e r y in the C S

cent lights are almost never on;

u n u s u a l t h i n g in t h e d e p a r t m e n t

rather, a m u c h d i m m e d halogen

t h a t ' s — t h e r e ' s the s t u d e n t s ,

t h e y m u s t to r e d u c e t h e i r frustration and finish their

lamp provides meager lighting.

too.

work.

Department. Students do what

Not P i c t u r e d : Susan F e l d k a m p , A l f r e d o Gonzales, John Huiskcn, John H. Jacobson. Barbara Masselink, Katherine Mervau. Jacob N y e n h u i s , M a n Wilson.

Not P i c t u r e d : Christine Bakker. Karen Barr, J a m e s R. Bekkering, Laurie Brock. Margaret Buckley, G a r y C a m p . Katy Carpenter, Mark Defeyter, Georgia d e H a a n , Sheryl DeJong. Dianne DeYoung. Carol Fritz, Janet G i b s o n , Chris Greiman, Garrett M. Knoth, Laura M c K e e , Ismaria Medel, Brian D. M o r e h o u s e . B a r b Muller, Stuart Post, Leslie Sterling.

Front Row:

Jean Reed Bahle. Daina Robins. John Tammi; B a c k R o w :

B o m b e , Richard Smith; Not P i c t u r e d : Perry L a n d e s .

Michelle

N o t P i c t u r e d : W i l l i a m K. A n d e r s o n . D i a n a B e n z e n b e r g , B r e n d a B r e w e r . M a r y Essenburg. Beth H o e k s e m a , Kevin Kraay, Shirley Larson, Lori Mulder. Linda Ratcrink. Doug VanDyken, Barry L. W e r k m a n , Holli Williamson.

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D o c u m e n t Search Sophomore Erica Puntel begins the process of working on a paper in theVan Wylen interactive classr o o m . One of many places computer science majors can work, computers of all p l a t f o r m s are available around campus. (Photo by Amanda Black) Group Effort Using the web, researchers look for the perfect source at Van Wylen Library. The web has been a comfortable place for the computer science department, with each major having the ability to design and maintain his or her own homepage. (Photo by Amanda Black)

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Intrigue Discussing possible interpretations of the work in front of them, students examine Vinken's use of color and brush strokes. Transformed from a furniture factory, the two-story gallery provides a venue for viewing art. (PR Photo) Deep Thoughts Curious to learn more about the meaning of a piece, junior Andrea Schmidt consults a sheet of brief notes. The DePree Gallery presented showings throughout the year, providing a showcase for student and professional art in many media. (PR Photo)


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more than Shoes dutch drlisl renate Vincken displays "archetypes and landscapes" al depree, a n d w o o d e n s h o e s are w h a t

d o not n e c e s s a r i l y s h o w the

m o s t p e o p l e a s s o c i a t e w i t h the Netherlands. B u t D u t c h artist R e n a t e

s u g a r y h a p p y e n d i n g s of t h o s e well-known stories. They instead mix familiar Disney

V i n c k e n ' s w o r k , d i s p l a y e d at the D e P r e e A r t C e n t e r t h i s

images with dark colors and shadowy backgrounds.

" Y o u h a v e to w o r k very h a r d to get not o n l y t h e s t o r y a n d w h a t y o u w a n t to say a b o u t that, but w h a t y o u w a n t to say a b o u t art. You m u s t g i v e y o u r o w n answer."

Spring s h o w e d an u n u s u a l side. With bold paintings and

"I w o r k a lot w i t h the s y m b o l s of f a i r y t a l e s , " V i n c k e n s a i d .

E a c h w o r k is h i g h l y o r i g i n a l a n d a s m a l l p i e c e of V i n c k e n ' s

collages that combine dominoes with Disney, Vincken surprises with detail and strikes with confidence and power.

own style and vivid person-

" I I [Snow While] isn't a sweel slory; il has

ality. " T h e y (the

more lo do wilh deeper Ihings, like growing

paintings) come from my own

and Ihe experience of a girl who's innocent, pure."

"I like h o w she c o m b i n e s different

very d y n a m i c visual i m a g e . " T h e e n e r g e t i c w o r k s are tied together with s o m e c o m m o n t h e m e s . M o s t r e c o g n i z a b l e are i m a g e s of B a m b i a n d S n o w W h i t e . H o w e v e r , the p a i n t i n g s

c c c

Not P i c t u r e d : D w i g h t Beal. Paul B o e r s m a , Lori Fair. Dani Hadley, Dolores Nasrallah, Ben Patterson, Cheryl Speese.

Not P i c t u r e d : A b r a h a m B o u w k a m p , Steven Bareman. Steven DeJong, Steven Dreisenga. David Elsbury. Carl E. H e i d e m a n . Margie Hoekstra .Greg Maybury, Kate Maybury, Chris M c D o w e l l . Kevin Mendels, Jeremy Meyer. Pauline R o e s b o o m . Cheryl A. Shea. Maria Tapia, Rebecca VanDyke.

Not P i c t u r e d : Robert DeYoung, Glenn Lowe, John Norden, Barbara Osborn. T o d d S c h i l i n g , J a m e s Van H e e s t , K r i s W i t k o w s k i . Scott W o l t e r i n k

a one-woman show," she laughed. V i n c k e n is k n o w n in N e w York f o r h e r c o m m i s -

dutch artist renate Vincken

textures and f o r m s of art," said art s t u d e n t P a l e s a M a z a m i s a ( ' 9 9 ) . "It p r o d u c e s a

experience, my own ideas a b o u t art. I t ' s

About Snow White, she also s a i d , " I t ' s not a s w e e t s t o r y ; it h a s m o r e to d o w i t h d e e p e r t h i n g s , l i k e g r o w i n g a n d the e x p e r i e n c e of a girl w h o ' s innocent, pure." S h e a l s o e x p l a i n e d the d i f f i c u l ties of her p a i n t i n g s .

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sioned sculptures and designs in o p e n - a i r a u d i t o r i u m s , libraries, and shopping centers. N o w s h e will be r e m e m b e r e d in H o l l a n d f o r the f r e s h t a s t e of the N e t h e r l a n d s s h e b r o u g h t w i t h h e r in e n e r g y a n d style.

N o t P i c t u r e d : M a x i n e D e B r u y n , Linda G r a h a m , Steven lan nacone. Julio Rivera

Not P i c t u r e d : R o w e n e Beals. Joy Forgwe, Robert Gentenaar. Kendrick Gibson, J a m e s Heisler, Lynne Hendrix, William Japinga, Robin Klay, Geradine Kruse, John Lunn. H e r b e n Martin, Anthony M u i d e r m a n , T h o m a s Smith, Todd Steen.

Not P i c t u r e d : D o n n a Eaton. Stuart Fritz. A n n e Irwin, George Kraft, Dean Krcps, Mark Northuis, Maureen Odland, John Patnott, Richard Ray. Michael Ricketts, R a y m o n d Smith, Steven Smith. Glenn Van Wieren. Karla Wolters

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by Jodie Qrabill

Visiting Writers series allows dward-winning authors to spend time with students. the e x c e l l e n c e of the C o l l e g e ,

s t u d e n t s to i n t e r a c t w i t h

noted writers have shared their talents with students.

w o r k i n g w r i t e r s to s t r e n g t h e n t h e i r w r i t i n g . Ridl s a y s that

T h r o u g h o u t the y e a r , n u m e r o u s w r i t e r s c a m e to r e a d

g i v i n g s t u d e n t s the o p p o r t u n i t y to hear and meet over forty

f r o m t h e i r w o r k s of p o e t r y a n d f i c t i o n f o r the b e n e f i t of

w r i t e r s d u r i n g his c a r e e r h a s " e n a b l e d s t u d e n t s to f e e l

students and the community. First semester,

c o m f o r t a b l e w i t h w r i t e r s , to

a r e a s a n d n o w h a s o n e of the largest Visiting Writers Series a u d i e n c e s in the n a t i o n . A w a r d - w i n n i n g writers love s p e n d i n g t i m e w i t h t h e students. Before each writer s p o k e , a s t u d e n t i n t r o d u c e d the a u t h o r to t h e d e c a n e g a v e s o m e background

Joyce Carol

information a b o u t the

Gates, Lorrie

has often mixes prose and poetry, a n d

Moore, Lee K, A b o t t a n d

"Hope

Jackie Hartley

we've also Intermingled music with the read-

presented their works.

,

performance combined music and

Second semester, Virgil S u a r e z ,

professor pinckney Denedlct

Lynn Powell, Gish Jen, Lisa

and poetry, and w e ' v e

Naomi tr io c a m e to s p e a k . Eleven years ago, English professor Jack Ridl and his wife, Julie, began the Visiting Writers Series. They saw a n e e d to b r i n g o u t s i d e w r i t e r s i n t o the c o m m u n i t y to a l l o w

poetry. " H o p e has often mixes prose

Lenzo and S h e h a b N y e w i t h the J o h n S h e

writer. The December

also interm i n g l e d m u s i c w i t h the r e a d i n g s , " said p r o f e s s o r

f e e l a p a r t of the w o r l d of writers." Visiting Writers usually read

P i n c k n e y B e n e d i c t . " W e put

at the K n i c k e r b o c k e r T h e a t e r , a sign of t h e s e r i e s ' g r o w t h f r o m

Lee [Abott] and Jackie [Bartley] together because they

its e a r l y d a y s in the D e p r e e

h a v e s i m i l a r i n t e r e s t s in the t e x t u r e of l a n g u a g e s , s i m i l a r

Gallery. The series draws large a u d i e n c e s f r o m the s u r r o u n d i n g

m

sharp intelligence."

Self E x p r e s sion Senior Matthew Maxson reads his work at an Opus gathering at the Alcove at S o c r a t e s . Besides co-hosting the Visiting Writers Series, they planned many innovative events t h r o u g h o u t the year, including a Mad Hatter Tea Party, a Beaux Arts Ball and multimedia poetry readings. (Photo by Josh Neucks)

N o t P i c t u r e d : C h a r l e s Aschbrenner, Wesley Ball. Joan Conway, Brian Coyle, Mihai Craioveanu, Russell Floyd, Margret K c n n e d y - D y g a s , H u w Lewis. Robert Ritsema, Stuart Sharp. L i n d a Strouf,

Not P i c t u r e d : Karen Bos. Katherine Miller, Greg Olgers. L y n n e P o w c , T h o m a s Renner.

N o t P i c t u r e d : Paul DeYoung, Peter Gonthier. Cheryl Jolivette, Peter Jolivette. John Krupczak, Catherine Mader. Daryl Thelen, J a m e s Van Putten.

Not P i c t u r e d : A n n e Bakker-Gras, Lori B o u w m a n , Derek E m e r s o n . Richard Frost, Susan Frost. Kristen Gray. Fonda Green. Julie Goebel, Louise Shumaker. Cynthia Vogelzang, Kathy Waterstone.

Not P i c t u r e d : Kathleen A d a m s k i , J a n e Dickie. C h a r l e s Green. Lorna Jarvis. Margaret Kasimatis. T h o m o s L u d w i g , Cathleen M c G r e a l , J a m e s M o t i f f , David Myers, Patricia Roehling, Darell Schregardus, John Shaughnessy, Steven Spencer.

N o t P i c t u r e d : Priscilla Atkins^ Patti Carlson. Mark Christel, Colleen C o n w a y . Helen Einberger, Kelly J a c o b s m a . David J e n s e n . Linda Linkluter, Nancy Mai da, Christine N e l s o n , J o y c e Neilsen, David O ' B r i e n . Patricia O ' B r i e n . Dorthory Pearson. Janet Ramsey. GeolTery Reynolds. Gloria Slaughter. Lori Trethewey. Dawn Van Ark. Larry Wagenaar. Brian Yost. Jan Zessin.

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Questions Answered Wandering through the Activities Fair, freshman Alexis Bangart returns her scavenger hunt card to sophomore Drew McCully who poses as the SAC Jester. As part of the Orentation festivities for new students, current members of organizations recruited new members for their groups with a mirage of free suckers and handouts. (PR Photo)

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wanted. The pay is low and the hours are long, but the experience is one you'll never forget. The leaders and group members make college life enjojp able. Producing the news, spinning the latest hits or showcasing the best n | student literature, some groups keep people in touch. Others keep them in touch with important issues such as tolerance, the environment or government. Some provide academic enrichment; Greek life provides a chance to grow with brothers and sisters. The work of all the students above and beyond the call of academics teaches valuable lessons and creates lifelong friends and memories.

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PromeThean

Alpha Phi Omega

New

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life has m a n y d i f f e r e n t f a c e s a n d r e a s o n s for being.

A l p h a Phi O m e g a , N u Beta Chapter, is the only national fraternity on c a m p u s . It exists to o f f e r students the o p p o r t u n i t y to m a k e c o n n e c t i o n s while serving others, d e v e l o p leadership and p r o m o t e friendship. W i t h t w o y e a r s a l r e a d y p a s t , i t ' s h a r d f o r the A l p h a K a p p a P i s to r e m e m b e r a t i m e w h e n t h e y w e r e n ' t a f r a t e r n i t y o n c a m p u s . In 1 9 9 6 , t h e P r o m e t h e a n F r a t e r n i t y b e c a m e t h e s e v e n t h f r a t e r n i t y . F o r the t h o u g h t f u l m e m b e r s of A l p h a Phi O m e g a , r u s h e v e n t s a r e h e l d t w i c e a y e a r - o n c e in t h e s p r i n g a n d t h e n a g a i n in t h e fall to i n c l u d e all s t u d e n t s w h e t h e r c o m i n g o r g o i n g f r o m f o r e i g n or d o m e s t i c l a n d s f o r o f f c a m p u s i n t e r n s h i p s a n d s t u d y programs. R u s h f o r t h e m e n in g r e e n w i t h A l p h a K a p p a Phi l e t t e r s h a s a l s o b e e n s u c c e s s f u l . T o d a t e , t h e o r g a n i z a t i o n h a s h a d a total of thirty-eight members, including eighteen alumni. B e i n g t h e n e w e s t G r e e k o r g a n i z a t i o n o n c a m p u s , the f r a t e r n i t y p l a c e s a m a j o r e m p h a s i s on r e a c h i n g o u t to t h e c a m p u s c o m m u n i t y in g e n e r a l , in an e f f o r t to p r o m o t e e x a c t l y w h a t the P r o m e t h e a n fraternity stands f o r - p r o v i d i n g an a c a d e m i c a l l y s t i m u l a t i n g a t m o s p h e r e a n d s o c i a l i n t e r a c t i o n f o r its m e m b e r s . A l p h a Phi O m e g a a l s o w o r k e d to a c h i e v e t h e i r g o a l s . H o s t i n g t h e s e c t i o n a l s p r o v e d to be a m a j o r a c c o m p l i s h m e n t f o r this organization. The past year was spent planning this event for all of t h e c h a p t e r s in M i c h i g a n . T h e r e s p o n s i b i l i t i e s i n c l u d e d p l a n n i n g a w h o l e w e e k e n d f u l l of f u n a n d l e a r n i n g i n c l u d i n g a Friday night social, Saturday service projects, w o r k s h o p s and a b a n q u e t w i t h a d a n c e . O v e r 2 0 0 f e l l o w b r o t h e r s f r o m all o v e r t h e s t a t e a t t e n d e d to " G e t F u n k y in H o l l a n d - " t h e title of the s e c t i o n a l conference. Junior Karen Olson and senior Natalie Williamson were the leaders for this w e e k e n d event. B o t h g r o u p s w e l c o m e d i v e r s i t y . T h r o u g h o u t t h e y e a r , the f r a t e r n i t y h a d w o r k e d t o w a r d s r e a l i z i n g t h e i r i d e a l s of a c h i e v i n g academic excellence, while providing close-knit bonds necessary f o r t h e e x c h a n g e of i d e a l s , in an a t m o s p h e r e t h a t e n c o u r a g e s a n d w e l c o m e s d i v e r s e b a c k g r o u n d s as a s t r e n g t h r a t h e r t h a n a w e a k -

G r o u p Bond Junior Chris Meuzelaar, freshman Carl Bussema, junior Tom S p r i n g e r Tiggleman, and senior Mike Thelen stop for a picture. Events with other organizations and as a collective fraternity were an important aspect of Promethean life. (Promethean Archives) Go Medieval Prometheans and rushees alike pose for a picture during "the Medieval T o u r n a m e n t , " a rush event. The Prometheans were j o i n e d by five new members during New Member Education this year. (Promethean Archives)

ness. T h e men of A l p h a K a p p a Phi f o r m e d the new organization to p r o v i d e a positive social a t m o s p h e r e , while a l l o w i n g f o r a c a d e m i c excellence, brotherhood, and open-mindedness.

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Cleaning Up Sophomore Andrea Kelly, junior Fabi Monroy, junior Alex Banagan-Kelly, sophomores Daniza Monroy, Steve Curtis, junior Liz Davidson, and senior John Rydbeck take a quick break from beach cleaning. A beach sweep is one of several service projects AFO members participate in each year. (APO Archives)

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Rush Time J u n i o r s C h r i s M e u z e l a a r , Tom Springer-Tiggleman, Jed Leachman, senior Andrew Wyatt, and junior James Vanderhyde gather together for a rush event. Actives invited all men to watch "The Films that make you go what the..." with them at their cottage. (Promethean Archives)

F r o n t R o w : J a m e s Sitati. Jacob Silaii. Martin Van Oort; B a c k R o w : Carl Busscma. A n d r e w Wyall. Eric E l s h o / . J a m e s VanderHyde, Andrew Nardone. Jed L c a c h m a n . Mike Thelen. Fit/ Fitzgerald, B a s a m Atallah, Ben Messer.

F r o n t R o w ; Miluska Monroy. Fabi Monroy, D a n i z a M o n r o y , A m a n d a Schneider. Andrea Kelly. Christy Witte; R o w T w o : Tasha Guild. Heather Wcsp. Katie Cindric. Mary Scribner, M a r c u s Brisbo, Karen Olsen. Alex Barragan-Kelly: R o w T h r e e : Shannon Kenny. A d n e n n e Christopher. Michelle Taylor. Melissa Powell. G r e t c h e n Conrad, Lori Parent. A n j a n e t t e Bauer, Jonathan B r o c k m e i e r : R o w F o u r : Tim Vroon. Stephen Curtis. Natalie Williamson. Jennifer Jones. A m y Honeysett, Nate Bair. Court Buchanan.

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Warm APO actives stay warm d u r i n g a fall hay ride. Members of APO do more with their time than service projects by spending time with the other members of their groups. (APO Archives)

Leadership Sectional leaders, junior Karen Olson and senior Natalie Williamson take a break with freshman Marcus Brisbo during the sectional conference. Each year members of Alpha Phi Omega concentrate their efforts on community service and leadership. (APO Archives)

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F r o n t R o w : M a r y J a n e Smith. Sara C o k e . Elizabeth Flory, Eryn Foley; R o w T w o : Cari Yingling, Kristin B r o w n , A m a n d a Merritt; R o w T h r e e : Leslie C o g a u , A m y - L y n n Halverson, Kara Riley, Jenny Riley. A i m e e Teale, Elizabeth B a k e r : B a c k R o w : Adriann Knepshield, Whitney Young. Kelly Barton, Kim VanVliet. A n n a H o l u Melissa O o m s . Eryn E l s h o l z , J e n n i f e r M e N a m a r a ; R o w Five: R a c h e l M e e n g . Sara R i c h m o n d . A m y Yingling. M a n d y Creighton, Jess Grevenstuk.

Sixteen New Members gather o u t s i d e in t h e snow. Alpha Phis w e l c o m e d their New Members during a w e e k end retreat rather than the allotted sixteen day education. (Alpha Phi Archives)

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Knight C h a t Senior Mark S t u b b s talks to new students about the benefits of being a Knick at the Activities Fair Orientation Weekend. The group looked for growth this year, continuing a trend. (Photo by Anthony Perez)

Fall Dress Junior Kelly Barton, senior Megan Maddox, and sophomore Sara Coke enjoyed their fall informal. The Alpha Phis gathered together as a group several times. (Alpha Phi Archives)

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Bond Always s t r i v i n g f o r i n d i v i d u a l i t y , t h i s y e a r p r o v e d n o different for these groups. T h e A l p h a G a m m a Phi s o r o r i t y c h o s e the p a t h l e s s t r a v e l e d by h a v i n g an a l t e r n a t e n e w m e m b e r e d u c a t i o n p r o g r a m . A f t e r c a r e f u l a n d t e d i o u s p l a n n i n g , t h i s g r o u p e d u c a t e d its n e w m e m b e r s o v e r winter break with a w e e k e n d retreat and continued the following w e e k , a c t i v a t i n g t w o w e e k s p r i o r to t h e rest of c a m p u s G r e e k Life. B l e s s e d w i t h 4 n e w m e m b e r s , K a p p a E t a N u h a s g r o w n to n i n e m e m b e r s a n d h o p e s to k e e p g r o w i n g at a s t e a d y p a c e . K H N is a l w a y s c o m m i t t e d to w o r k i n g w i t h the s c h o o l a n d t h e o t h e r f r a t e r n i t i e s to m a k e a p o s i t i v e e n v i r o n m e n t f o r all G r e e k o r g a n i zations.

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R e c e n t l y u n i t e d in S p r i n g of 1 9 9 7 , t h e s o r o r i t y w a s a b l e to e n j o y a p h e n o m e n a l year with their brothers, the K n i c k b o c k e r F r a t e r n i t y . T h e m e n ' s first f u l l y e a r w i t h t h e i r s i s t e r s w a s f i l l e d

Anniversary The Alpha Phis pose in front of their homecoming float which e a r n e d them a third place prize. The Alpha Phis celebrated 40 years of sisterhood this year. (Alpha Phi Archives)

with new experiences. They enjoyed many activities and friends h i p s . T h e n e w s i s t e r s w e r e a w e l c o m e a d d i t i o n to the l o n g l i n e of K n i c k e r b o c k e r t r a d i t i o n s .

Can Can Collecting cans to raise m o n e y for Muscular Dystrophy, senior Mark Stubbs plays the guitar while f r e s h m e n Nick Leckow and Adam Heerspink wait f o r d o n a tions. The K n i c k s collect cans every year for donations to Jerry's Kids. (Photo by Shannon Gould)

a c t i v i t y d u r i n g the w e e k . A l s o , t h e y e a r n e d the t h i r d p l a c e t r o p h y f o r the a n n u a l H o m e c o m i n g f l o a t b u i l d i n g . The year also brought hayrides, intramural football, beach s w e e p s , f o r m a l s a n d i n f o r m a l s a n d s p e c i a l d o n a t i o n s to w i l d l i f e

T h e m e n h a v e b e e n c o m m i t t e d to c o m i n g t o g e t h e r in f e l l o w s h i p a n d p r e s e r v i n g t h e t h r e e i d e a s of m a n : i n t e l l e c t u a l , m o r a l , a n d s o c i a l s i n c e 1909. T h r o u g h a n n u a l s e r v i c e e v e n t s s u c h as t h e A I D S R e a l i t y C o n c e r t a n d the M D A C a n D r i v e K a p p a E t a N u h a s e d u c a t e d s t u d e n t s on i s s u e s t h a t e f f e c t m a n y p e o p l e . B e i n g the s m a l l e s t s o r o r i t y , in n u m b e r , o n c a m p u s h a s p r o v e d to b e on d e f e a t by any f o r t h i s o r g a n i z a t i o n . A s f r i e n d s h i p is t h e a n c h o r of t h e i r s t r e n g t h , t h e s e w o m e n , w i t h t h e i r l o v e a n d s u p p o r t to o n e a n o t h e r , t o o k G r e e k W e e k b y s t o r m w h e n t h e y tied f o r f i r s t p l a c e . " D i d s o m e b o d y say S p i c e G i r l s ? " w a s a m e m o r a b l e l i p s y n c

p r e s e r v a t i o n a n d o t h e r s i m i l a r o r g a n i z a t i o n s . N a t u r e c o n t i n u e s to be of g r e a t i m p o r t a n c e to t h e s e w o m e n . A l t h o u g h K H N is t h e s m a l l e s t f r a t e r n i t y o n c a m p u s , t h e y still h a v e m a n y t r a d i t i o n s a n d a c t i v i t i e s . S u c h a l u m n i g a t h e r i n g s as t h e i r C a n o e T r i p a n d H o m e c o m i n g t r a d i t i o n s b r i n g all the p a s t a n d p r e s e n t m e n of K n i c k e r b o c k e r t o g e t h e r . T h e y a l s o i n t e r a c t s o c i a l l y w i t h the c a m p u s w i t h a n n u a l p a r t i e s s u c h as " K n i c k o r T r e a t " a n d " P a d d y M u r p h y . " T h e s m a l l size of t h e f r a t e r n i t y b r i n g s m e m b e r s t o g e t h e r in a w a y t h a t not m a n y f r a t e r n i t i e s d o . S i n c e t h e i r b e g i n n i n g in 1957, t h e w o m e n of A l p h a Phi h a v e s t r i v e d to c r e a t e a c l o s e - k n i t f a m i l y t h a t d e f i e s all s t e r e o t y p e s a n d l i v e s b y the f o u n d i n g e i g h t p r i n c i p l e s of f r i e n d s h i p , c a r i n g f o r the b o d y , c a r i n g f o r the m i n d , s e r v i c e , love, f r i e n d s h i p , loyalty, a n d faith,

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Older t h a n m o s t g r o u p s o n c a m p u s , the D e l p h i S o r o r i t y a n d C o s m o p o l i t a n Fraternity have been forces on c a m p u s during t w o centuries. The Cosmopolitan fraternity stands for friendship, progress, a n d t r u t h . A s a g r o u p , t h e C o s m o s strive f o r u n i t y t h r o u g h diversity. R e p r e s e n t i n g a d i v e r s e g r o u p of 7 4 w o m e n . D e l t a Phi s t a n d s f o r e x c e l l e n c e in t h e c l a s s r o o m a n d in t h e c o m m u n i t y . T h e s o r o r i t y p r o v i d e s f i n a n d f e l l o w s h i p as w e l l as s u p p o r t a n d r e s p e c t f o r all o f its m e m b e r s . A s t h e f i r s t f r a t e r n i t y to b e f o u n d e d o n c a m p u s , t h e C o s m o s c a m e to be in 1 8 9 0 . T h r o u g h o u t t h e y e a r s , t h e C o s m o s h a v e m a i n t a i n e d the ideal that they are students first, s h o w i n g this by h a v i n g the h i g h e s t f r a t e r n i t y C P A . M e m b e r s of the C o s m o p o l i t a n F r a t e r n i t y a l s o k n o w h o w to have fun. This year the C o s m o s continued their long tradition w i t h t h e i r a n n u a l f a l l a n d s p r i n g c a n o e t r i p s . In a d d i t i o n . C o s m o s e n j o y e d s o c i a l e v e n t s w i t h s o r o r i t i e s , s u c h as R e d - n - G r e e n w i t h

Dominos Delivers The Delphis spend a little f r e e time bonding over some pizza. As one of the largest sororities on campus the Delphis still m a n a g e d to bond with each other. (Photo courtesy Beth Volkers)

t h e S i g m a s , St. P a t t y ' s D a y w i t h t h e S I B s a n d t h e G r e a t D i o n e s i a n Toga Party with their sisters, the Delphis. T h e D e l p h i s c o n c e n t r a t e d o n s e r v i c e . T h e y h o s t e d the B a c k to S c h o o l C o o k o u t a n d the G r e e k C o t t a g e B a s h . T h e y w e r e b u s y in S e p t e m b e r b y j o i n i n g in t h e C o m m u n i t y D a y P a r a d e a n d h o l d i n g a s e r v i c e p r o j e c t f o r t h e C e n t e r f o r W o m e n in T r a n s i t i o n . T h e y b a t t l e d t h e S I B s in a p o w d e r p u f f g a m e .

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as s p r i n g r o l l e d a r o u n d . A f t e r t h e i r w i n t e r f o r m a l at T r e e T o p s , they gave tours for A d m i s s i o n s , celebrated Spring Fling with Big Brother/Big Sister kids and visited F r e e d o m Village. C o s m o s again found themselves volunteering for service projects. Earth Jam, beach sweeps, and park cleanups were only a f e w a c t i v i t i e s the M o s w e r e i n v o l v e d in. M e m b e r s of t h e f r a t e r nity e a r n e d f i r s t a n d s e c o n d p l a c e in t h i s f a l l ' s All C o l l e g e S i n g . A tree adorned with green and white ribbons was planted near D e W i t t C o m m o n s a n d d e d i c a t e d in m e m o r y of b r o t h e r P e t e r Warburton. A s an o r g a n i z a t i o n , t h e C o s m o s s t r i v e to s t r e n g t h e n t h e individuals and fraternity socially, morally, and intellectually. W i t h 11 n e w a c t i v e s , t h e C o s m o s c o n t i n u e to r e b u i l d t h e i r strength on c a m p u s . T h e D e l p h i s e n j o y e d t h e i r b o n d of s i s t e r h o o d . T h e i r n e w s l e t ter, the Delta Flyer, w a s s e n t to a l u m n a all o v e r the c o u n t r y . T h e y h a d a w o n d e r f u l r e s p o n s e of e n c o u r a g e m e n t a n d s u p p o r t . A c c o r d i n g to s e n i o r L a r a P l e w k a , s h e h a d a g r e a t e x p e r i e n c e as a D e l p h i . " L o o k i n g b a c k , 1 c o u l d n ' t ask f o r a b e t t e r e x p e r i e n c e . I h a v e learned more than I ever thought I would."

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Finally F r e s h m a n Tim Anderson, sophomore Josh Johnson, j u n i o r Jason Terpstra, senior Andy Sill, sophomore Ryan Peters and senior Dave Clausen have fun together on activation night. This year the Cosmos welcomed over ten new m e m b e r s . (Cosomo Archives)

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Getting Away Like most other students a break away f r o m school is refreshing for these Delphis. On and off campus the Delphis were active. (Delphi Archives)

F r o n t R o w : Lindsay Matheny. Lisa Knott. Beth H o p m a , Erin Daly. Jen Hendrix, Sara Vandcrsteen, Arlene Torrence, Lara Plewka. Jessica Mixer; S e c o n d R o w : Abby Neinhuis. Kelli Teerman, Rachel Goei, Beth Volkers. Leischen Verwys, Sarah Keay, Becky Maitncr; T h i r d R o w : Heather K n o w l e s . Kate Critter, K a r a Richter. Sara Grant, Gina B u w a l d a . Molly Arnold, Daniel M a n n c s . Becky Blom. Kelli Dracgcr. F o u r t h R o w : Laura Parsons. Erica Perez, B e c k y Potts, Dana Vanderplow, Kate Johnson. Jen Yonkcr. Tenille VanEtk, Rebecca Brown, Lindsay Ethridge, J a m i e Ricksey. Carrie Gilligan, Lesley Sheldon, H e a t h e r M o r a n . Kelly Morgan. Erin Selmcr, Kortney Miles: B a c k R o w : A u d r e y Ehinger, Kara Wonner. Abby Tanis. Sarah Koop, Anne VanderVVall, Emily Gregory. Lisa Webster. Laura Roelofs, Jami Grant. A m a n d a Krempa. Danika VanBeck, Kelly Kiewiet, Kendra Lee, Kelly B u w a l d a , Megan Brax, Kate Lindhout.

F r o n t R o w : Scott Stockert, Andy Sill, Chris Garbrecht, John Reed, John Branderhorst. Erik Berg, Matt Brunson. Benjamin Mills. Jason Doublcstein, John M c D o n a l d . Sam Vail. Ryan Spangler. M a t t Van Dam, M i k e Traver, Ryan Peters, Kirk Brcukink, Chris C a p p a . Chris Van D a m . R y a n Harrell, Matt H o l m e s . Mike Gentile; Row T w o : Paul VanderHcide. Chris Collins, Dave Beaver, Josh Johnson. Trieu Do. Tim Anderson, Jason Terpstra, Dave C l a u s e n , Drew Mackay, Josh Stratton, Andy Prins. Dave White: B a c k R o w : Stephen Tobias. Mike Adamski. Ben Lane. Chris VanDeven. David Albrecht, Jason Kooistra. Joel Neckers, Jon Plummer, Brent Rowe, Chris Potter. C h r i s Van T i m m e r e n . C h i p Korstange, Doug Richter, Scott Hes, Aaron M. Smith, M a t t Bramble.

Cooking Out A group of Cosmos gather in front of Cosmo Hall during a rush event. The Cosmo rush cookout was interrupted by a fire drill. (Cosomo Archives)

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F r o n t R o w : Jaime Weidner, Victoria Cade, Jeanna Keinath, Brandi Whelan. Jennifer G r i e m e , Nicole M c C l a i n , Jodi Frens, Valkyrie S a k s h a u g : R o w T w o : Rebecca Ponka. Jeanette Pelkus, A l l y s o n Pickens, L i n d s e y Bolo, J e n n y Wilson. Michelle Picl. Leah Jones. Kari Lesser. Kristine H e r m a n . Kara M c G i l l i c u d d y ; Row T h r e e : Carrie Langslraat. Rachel Haveman, Lisa Kranz, Mary Scribner. Jenny Passchier, Jodie Manning, Jill D o n e h o o , Kerri L a n g e r a k ; Row F o u r ; Carley Boss. Beth R a t h b u n , Christy Pratt, R o x a n n e Pascente, Lisa Shenk, Dana M a r c h , Bonnie N a n n e n g a . A n n a D e m s h u k . M y r a Velasco, N i c o l e D a n g r e m o n d : Row Five: A n n - M a r i e C a m pion. Kris West, J e n n i f e r Estcrline. Stacy H o g l u n d , Tanya Las ley; Row Six: L a u r a Markessinis, Lisa Bartlelt. Lori Simmer, Karen Elliot, Kristen Hess. Row S e v e n : Jaime Partridge, Ashley Tanner. Annie Jakosz, Ann Zeneberg, Ellen C o l e n b r a n d e r , R o w E i g h t : Jenelle Orzechowski, Jessica Mulder. Sarah Martin. Katie Ergang; Row N i n e : C o n n i e Ratdavong, J a m i e L a d e m a n ; B a c k R o w : Shivaughn Myers,Christine Duff. Kim Howey, Michelle C h o w n i n g , Julie Barton, A m y S z y m c z a k , J a i m e Passchier. J e n n i f e r M c k e n n a

Party Time The Centurians throw a super bowl party in order to get to know their rushees better. This spring the Cents were joined by 16 New M e m b e r s . ( C e n t u r i a n Archives)

F r o n t Row : Josh N e u c k s . Clint M o o r e . Dan M c C u e . Dan Kubacki. Rob Henry, Brian Dykhuis, Jamie Sipsma, Tyler J a n s e n , Row T w o : Sedi Bruggers, Brian G r z a n , C h r i s Danapilis, Ethan K l u m p , Kris M c K e e ; R o w T h r e e : Eric Branch. Rick Mathis. Matt Williams. Steve M c B r i d e , Doug C a m e r o n ; R o w F o u r : John Farichild, Mark Tenhor, Nate B r o w n . Jon C h r a n i n , Pete Martin; R o w F i v e : J o h n Delczo, Johns Williams. Jeff Petkus. Steve Curtis. Chris Jones, Dave Rohner, R o w Six: Matt Fretz; Row S e v e n : Scott Voshel. Brad Hudkins, Bill K i m , C h e t Scherer; Row E i g h t : Drew G o o k i n , Jeff Trytks, Jered Meurer, Darin Crask, A d a m H u d s o n ; Buck R o w : Ryan Sterk. Jeff Pangle.

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Bold M o v e On a retreat together, the Dorians venture out onto a broken dock. Throughout the year, Dorians enjoyed sisterhood by gathering together both on and off campus. (Dorian Archives)

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E m e r s o n i a n f r a t e r n i t y . It w a s not until 1 9 9 2 that t h e y b e c a m e s i s t e r s to the C e n t u r i a n F r a t e r n i t y a n d r e m a i n t o g e t h e r t o d a y . K a p p a B e t a Phi w a s d i s b a n d e d in 1971 f o r f i n a n c i a l r e a s o n s . W h e n r e i n s t a t e d in 1 9 8 8 , t h e s e w o m e n c e l e b r a t e d t h e i r f r i e n d s h i p in the s e r v i c e to the c o m m u n i t y a n d a m o n g s i s t e r s . L i k e in the past, they work towards keeping their m a n n e r simple, their

Group Bonding S t o p p i n g for a p i c t u r e at the Krem 1in,the Dorians do some partying. Dorians enjoyed spending time together and with other Greek organizations. (Dorian Archives) Grand Marshall Senior Matt Williams leads the Centurians through the homecoming parade. This year the C e n t u r i a n s split their attendance between their float and the cars pulling the homecoming court. (Photo by Shannon Gould)

p u r p o s e s t r o n g , a n d the b e a u t y of t h e i r c h a r a c t e r s h i n i n g . T h e A l p h a T h e t a C h i s w e r e o r i g i n a l l y f o u n d e d in 1966 as the Phi D e l t a C h i F r a t e r n i t y . A t t h e t i m e , the C o l l e g e w a s c e l e b r a t i n g t h e i r 100th A n n i v e r s a r y a n d t h e n a m e C e n t u r i a n w a s a d o p t e d f o r t h e n e w f r a t e r n i t y as a s y m b o l of t h e c o l l e g e m a r k i n g its c e n t u r y of e x i s t e n c e . A f t e r l e a r n i n g t h a t a n a t i o n a l f r a t e r n i t y o w n e d r i g h t s to t h o s e l e t t e r s , t h e C e n t u r i a n s a d o p t e d A 0 X as t h e i r l e t t e r s . O v e r c o m i n g various obstacles, the Dorians use their strength of p u r p o s e to w o r k i n g t o g e t h e r , a n d t h e y s u c c e s s f u l l y w e l c o m e d s e v e n t e e n n e w m e m b e r s i n t o the o r g a n i z a t i o n . T h e s o r o r i t y i n v i t e d t w e n t y w o m e n to g o t h r o u g h t h e i r n e w m e m b e r e d u c a t i o n p r o c e s s , o n l y to l o o s e t h r e e of t h e m . F o l l o w i n g t h i s c i r c u m s t a n c e . K a p p a B e t a Phi w a s r e q u i r e d to e n d t h e i r n e w m e m b e r e d u c a t i o n e a r l y b e c a u s e of an i n v e s t i g a t i o n by c a m p u s o f f i c i a l s . W i t h 17 n e w a c t i v e s , t h e C e n t u r i a n s i n c r e a s e d t h e i r n u m b e r to 52 this spring. B r o t h e r h o o d , s e r v i c e , a n d c h a r a c t e r is w h a t the C e n t u r i a n s s t a n d f o r a n d t h a t is the t r a d i t i o n w h i c h t h e y u p h e l d t h i s year. T h e w o m e n in p u r p l e t o o k h o m e t h e first p l a c e t r o p h y f o r G r e e k O l y m p i c s . R u n n i n g r a c e s , j u m p i n g o b s t a c l e s , a n d lip s y n c h i n g p r o v e d to be n o m a t c h f o r K a p p a B e t a P h i . C o n t i n u i n g t h e i r l e g a c y of u p l i f t i n g t h e i r o w n m e m b e r s a n d the c o m m u n i t y , the C e n t u r i a n s p a r t i c i p a t e d in s e v e r a l f u n d - r a i s e r s a n d c o m m u n i t y p r o j e c t s . T o g e t h e r w i t h the K a p p a D e l t a C h i s , the C e n t s h o s t e d the 9th a n n u a l M S d a n c e , r a i s i n g $ 4 5 0 f o r the M u l t i p l e S c l e r o s i s F o u n d a t i o n . In the fall a n d a g a i n in the s p r i n g , the C e n t u r i a n s p a c k e d t h e i r b a g s a n d w e n t c a m p i n g . A s i d e f r o m o t h e r a c t i v i t i e s , t h e m e n in r e d w e r e i n v o l v e d in B r o t h e r h o o d week. T h e s e " d a n c i n g q u e e n s " e n j o y e d t h e i r S p r i n g f o r m a l at S h a n t y C r e e k R e s o r t a l o n g w i t h h u n d r e d s of o t h e r s t u d e n t s a c r o s s c a m p u s . T h e first w e e k e n d in A p r i l p r o v e d to be a v e r y p o p u l a r weekend for formals and get-aways. T h e g o a l of the C e n t u r i a n f r a t e r n i t y is to d e v e l o p its i n d i v i d u a l m e m b e r s , w h o will in turn a s s u m e the r e s p o n s i b i l i t y of d e v e l o p i n g the f r a t e r n i t y . T h e C e n t s e x i s t in b r o t h e r h o o d to p r o m o t e s p i r i t u a l , i n t e l l e c t u a l , a n d s o c i a l n e e d s of its i n d i v i d u a l members.

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T h e A r c a d i a n F r a t e r n i t y a n d the K a p p a D e l t a C h i s o r o r i t y are t h e o n l y G r e e k o r g a n i z a t i o n s o n c a m p u s to not h a v e a s i s t e r or a b r o t h e r f r a t e r n i t y , a n d b o t h g r o u p s like it t h a t w a y . A year after celebrating their 50th Anniversary, the Arcadian F r a t e r n i t y c o n t i n u e s to f o c u s o n f a m i l y t r a d i t i o n a n d legacy. L a s t y e a r ' s A n n i v e r s a r y c e l e b r a t i o n h e l p e d to r e k i n d l e the A r c a d i a n F r a t e r n i t y ' s b r o t h e r h o o d spirit f o r m a n y a l u m n i . W h i l e c e l e b r a t i n g 3 5 y e a r s of s i s t e r h o o d , t h i s fall the K a p p a C h i ' s w e l c o m e d b a c k to c a m p u s J a n e O s m o n d , the f o u n d i n g president f r o m 1962. T h e w o m e n s t a n d as the y o u n g e s t s o r o r i t y on c a m p u s . T h e r e were more w o m e n desiring sorority m e m b e r s h i p s than there were o p e n i n g s p e r m i t t e d w h e n a g r o u p of w o m e n c r e a t e d K A X in 1962. T h r o u g h the y e a r s , t h e s e w o m e n h a v e m a i n t a i n e d t h e i r t r a d i t i o n s in f r i e n d s h i p a n d s i s t e r h o o d a n d w i t h e a c h n e w y e a r n e w ideas have brought forth positive c h a n g e . T h i s year seven new m e m b e r s w e r e w e l c o m e d i n t o the s o r o r i t y f o r the c o n t i n u i n g of t r a d i t i o n , w h i l e the A r k i e s w e r e j o i n e d by 11 n e w m e m b e r s t h i s y e a r , i n c r e a s i n g t h e i r n u m b e r s to 4 3 . H o m e c o m i n g w e e k e n d w a s a f a m i l y t i m e f o r the A r k i e s . W i t h t h e d o n a t i o n of a f r a t e r n i t y v a n b y A l u m n i , the a c t i v e s p a i n t e d " t h e M y s t e r y M a c h i n e " f o r the 1997 H o m e c o m i n g p a r a d e . P u l l i n g t o g e t h e r w i t h i d e a s a n d m a t e r i a l s , the f i r s t p l a c e h o m e c o m i n g f l o a t t r o p h y w a s a w a r d e d to the K a p p a C h i s . T h e s e w o m e n in m a r o o n c a n be s p o t t e d all a c r o s s c a m p u s in a c t i v i t i e s . A g a i n t h i s y e a r , the a n n u a l M S D a n c e , c o s p o n s o r e d w i t h t h e C e n t u r i a n F r a t e r n i t y , w a s a hit. A l s o , o u t s i d e t h e i r o r g a n i z a t i o n . K a p p a D e l t a C h i w a l k e d in the c o m m u n i t y d a y p a r a d e a n d C r o p w a l k , a n d w a i t r e s s e d at the H o s p i c e d i n n e r . D e v e l o p i n g s t r o n g e r ties w i t h i n o n e a n o t h e r , t h e s e w o m e n d a n c e d d u r i n g f o r m a l s a n d d a t e n i g h t s , " d e c k e d the h a l l s " at t h e i r C h r i s t m a s p a r t y , a n d l i s t e n e d c a r e f u l l y at t h e i r l i t e r a r y m e e t i n g . Also, they attended a self-defense workshop. C o n t i n u i n g a t r a d i t i o n w h i c h b e g a n in the e a r l y 1 9 8 0 ' s , the Arkies celebrated rush with their annual K o m m o n n a w a n n a l u a u D a n c e in t h e b a s e m e n t of Y o n k m a n C o t t a g e . T h i s y e a r t h e A r k i e s got i n v o l v e d w i t h the c o m m u n i t y , f o c u s i n g their efforts on service projects and f u n d raisers. A m o n g t h e i r p r o j e c t s , t h e A r k i e s d r e s s e d as M c G r u f f t h e c r i m e d o g a n d t h e C r a s h T e s t D u m m i e s f o r Y o u t h D a y , v o l u n t e e r e d at Z e e l a n d P u b l i c S c h o o l s , a n d t h e y s o l d c o n c e s s i o n s at G r a n d R a p i d s Griffins hockey games.

8 6 Kappa Chi Sorority & Arcadian Fraternity

Grouped Together The Kappa Chis gather together in their living room with advisor Karla Wolters. Due to their smaller numbers, group events are a large part of being part of the Kappa Chi sorority. (Kappa Chi Archives) Going Greek Arkies, dressed in togas made of bed sheets, towels, and f a b r i c scraps for a toga party. Each year the Arkies dress in t o g a s a n d t h r o w an o l d fashioned Greek party with their r u s h e e s . ( A r c a r d i a n Archives)

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Lounging A r o u n d Waisting time in their cottage, Chris Kerrins, Jeff Kemner, Ryan VanderWall and Brad Dekuyper hang out together. The Arkies enjoy spending time with each other. (Arcardian Archives) F r o n t R o w : Donna M a u p i n , J e n n i f e r Gliesman, Nichole M e s b e r g e n , Brittany Mull. Kim Richardson. Katie Keys. S h a n n o n Juengst; R o w T w o : A m y Otteson, J o a n n e Randinitis, Heather Coverdale. Erin Faulk. Kristin Elsholz, Kristin Kotman; B a c k R o w : Lynae Nagelkirk. Ashli Simpson. Karen Randinitis. Kari Snyder, Knsti Steketee. M e r c e d e s M e r v e n n e , Teresa M u s s e l m a n .

F r o n t R o w : Curtis Kesler. Christopher Kerrins; Row T w o : Brad Bolton. Dennis A m a d . Kyle Schaub, Paul Slater, Rob Allison. Row T h r e e : John Early. A d a m M a g e r s . R o w F o u r : Vilasack Phothisan. Brad Van Z o e r e n ; R o w F i v e : T h o m a s S c h r i p s e m a . Peter Houilhan. Greg Kern. Luke Smith. R o w Six: Christopher Alef, C h a d Mixer. Matt Handzo, Chad Ferguson, Christopher Barnhardy. A d a m Gall. Brad D e K u y p e r : B u c k R o w : Chad Mixer. Ryan Vander Wall. Jesse G r a f . Chris Sandro. Matt DeJong, Jay Wallace.

Service Sophomores Heather Coverdale, Brittany Mull. Donna Maupin, Kristen Elsholz, freshman Shannon Juengst, and sophomore Jennifer Gliesman of the Kappa Delta Chi sorority waitress a special dinner for Hospice. Service events were a part of sorority life. (Kappa Chi Archives)

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ik F r o n t R o w : A n n e H o u s e w o n h . A n n e Schrock, Melissa Hall. Heather Bledsoe, S a r a Bishop, Kelly Klein, Kelli Berggxietz. Laurie C h a l i f o u x . Christine Lutz, Trena Hedley, A n d r e a Kopacz, Peggy Klott, Sara Rye; R o w T w o : A m b e r Witi, Meridith Akins, M e r i b e t h H u i z i n g a . Stephanie Stiegler, Mollie Schodorf, Debra Burr, Vanessa T i m m . Kalhy Riley, Mindy F i s h e r Stephanie H y m a . Suzy Velazquez. Kerri B o u w s . Kathryn Kahier; R o w T h r e e : Angela Kilpatrick, Sara Bledsoe, Jill B e c k . Jessica Joynt, Sara VanHoose, A m a n d a Pryor, Elizabeth Stroh. Molly Billideau, Kristina Pecora, Maria Cipolone, Cathleen King, Trudy Castillo. Trystin Kleiman, Kori G r a b o w ; R o w F o u r : Kate Sutton, Sarah Stein, Nicole Giovanardi, Kendra Maloni, L e x i e O o s t i n g , A n d r e a Johnson; B a c k R o w : Holly Retlewski. Julie H o l w e r d a , Melissa Altobelli. L i s a G o o d i n . A b b y Pochert, Kate Waara, Rachel Wagner. M a n d y Fry, Jessica O w e n s , A m y Strassburger.

F r o n t R o w : Jay Leilz. G r e g F r e n v M i k e Farmer. Jonathan Phillips. Todd C o o p e r ; R o w T w o : Alev R u c h . Brian Crocker. Ben Fellows. Kevin Richardson, DJ R e y b u m , Jeremy Gasper. Matt Anderson. Dean Estevez; R o w T h r e e : Troy Davis, John Soltis. Clint Douglas, L a n d o n Matthews, M i k e Pettiglio, D e n n y Fuller. Jere m y L u h m a n n . Paul M c K e e ; R o w F o u r : Craig Kopas. A n d y G o h l , A a r o n Labbc, M a n Bride, Jason Selkirk. Dave Miller. Nick Belill. Kevin Kudej, M a r k H o f s t e e , D a n Wegner, Justin W o r m m e e s t e r . Ed Jewitt; B a c k R o w : G r e g Vaughan. M a n y Gravelyn. Anthony Kalee. Ted Patrick, G r e g N i e n h o u s e . Erik Manninen, Brock Isanhart. A d a m Albertson, A a r o n Jubar.

Relaxation Some SIBs and their advisor Louise Shumaker have fun during the SIBs fall retreat. Whether on campus or off, the SIBs liked to be social. (SIB Archives) Preparation Seniors Todd Hornsby and Richard Frens and junior Anthony Petkus prepare for a party. Emmies took the weekend off to kick back and enjoy their party. (Emersonian Archives)

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Bonded Together The 1998 new members gather t o g e t h e r for a photo shortly after being initiated into the S i g m a Iota Beta sorority. A large p l e d g e class of women joined the Sibylline sorority this spring. (SIB Archives)


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FOP the f i r s t t i m e t h i s y e a r , S i g m a I o t a B e t a , w i t h t h e i r b r o t h e r s , the E m e r s o n i a n s a l o n g w i t h S A C , s p o n s o r e d a c a m p u s wide nonalcoholic root beer party which was a great success. T h e m e m b e r s of O T N h a n d e d o u t T h a n k s g i v i n g b a s k e t s to f a m i l i e s in H o l l a n d . W i t h t h e i r s i s t e r s o r o r i t y , t h e S I B s , t h e y o r g a n i z e d a h a u n t e d h o u s e to r a i s e m o n e y f o r the B o y s a n d G i r l s

Incognito Emmies and SIBs show off their Halloween costumes for their annual Halloween party together. Emmies and SIBs cele b r a t e d many events together t h r o u g h o u t the year. (SIB Archives) Look at Us SIBs show off their float which they shared with the Emmies this year. The brother/sister bond shared by the S I B s and Emmies is strong and shown through float building, f u n d raisers, and several parties together each year. (SIB Archives)

C l u b . T h e E m m i e s a l s o s p o n s o r e d a L i t e r a r y M e e t i n g a b o u t the C o l l e g e ' s f i n a n c e s and two others about sexual assault. Also, the year was packed with literary meetings, c o m m u n i t y e v e n t s b e c a m e i m p o r t a n t s u c h as the w a l k f o r w a r m t h , a s p r i n g f o r m a l in T r a v e r s e C i t y a w o n d e r f u l r e t r e a t o n the w a t e r , a d a t e n i g h t w i t h the G r i f f i n s , a n d f a v o r i t e t r a d i t i o n a l p a r t i e s : St. P a t t y ' s to t h e C o s m o s , b u f f e t w i t h the A r k i e s , a n d M a y D a y w i t h the E m m i e s ' s . D u r i n g G r e e k W e e k , t h e S I B ' s w o n the lip s y n c c o n t e s t , w h i c h t h e y call " a real c o u p ! " T h e E m e r s o n i a n f r a t e r n i t y s t r i v e s to i n c r e a s e the m o r a l , i n t e l l e c t u a l , a n d s o c i a l d e v e l o p m e n t of its m e m b e r s . T h i s s p r i n g , a f t e r i n d u c t i n g a g r o u p of N e w M e m b e r s , t h e E m e r s o n i a n s boasted the most G r e e k men with 66. N e w M e m b e r E d u c a t i o n b r o u g h t t w e n t y - t w o n e w S I B s in M a r c h . T h i s h e l p e d c o n t r i b u t e to m a k i n g S i g m a Iota B e t a o n e of the l a r g e s t s o r o r i t i e s o n c a m p u s . B u t t h e s e w o m e n say, "it is not in n u m b e r but tin u n i t y t h a t o u r g r e a t s t r e n g t h l i e s . " Second Semester, the SIBs were given the award for having the h i g h e s t G . P . A . of all the s o r o r i t i e s . H a v i n g a s o c i a l l i f e ( w i t h p a r t i e s is not a l w a y s at the t o p of t h e a g e n d a f o r t h e s e girls, o r any sorority for that matter. E m e r s o n i a n s are an a t h l e t i c g r o u p of m e n w h o w o r k h a r d in e v e r y a s p e c t of l i f e . T h i s p h i l o s o p h y e a r n e d the E m m i e s a f i r s t p l a c e h o n o r f o r the G r e e k W e e k c o m p e t i t i o n , the s e c o n d y e a r in a row. L o v e , h o n o r , a n d s u c c e s s is w h a t the l e t t e r s Phi Tau N u s t a n d f o r , a n d t h a t is w h a t the E m m i e s r e p r e s e n t . S i g m a I o t a B e t a s t r i v e s to u p h o l d t r a d i t i o n s w h i l e m a k i n g n e w f r i e n d s a n d g r o w i n g c l o s e r to o n e a n o t h e r . S i g m a Iota B e t a s t a n d s for friendship, love and loyalty. E m e r s o n i a n b e c a m e a f r a t e r n i t y in 1 9 2 9 , w h e n the n e e d f o r a n o t h e r f r a t e r n i t y o n c a m p u s b e c a m e e v i d e n t . P r i o r to b e c o m i n g a G r e e k o r g a n i z a t i o n , the E m m i e s e x i s t e d as a L i t e r a r y S o c i e t y for ten years A s a g r o u p , the E m m i e s live by R a l p h W a l d o E m e r s o n ' s m o t t o : " T h e o n l y w a y to h a v e a f r i e n d is t o be a f r i e n d . " O n e of the s o r o r i t i e s m e m b e r s , S a r a V a n H o o s e , will t a k e on the r o l e of P a n - H e l l e n i c C o u n c i l f o r t h e 1 9 9 8 - 1 9 9 9 s c h o o l y e a r as P r e s i d e n t . T h i s y e a r S a r a w a s the V i c e P r e s i d e n t .

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Friendship, l o v e , a n d t r u t h is w h a t the m e n of t h e F r a t e r n a l s o c i e t y s t a n d for. F o r t h e m , the l o v e of F r a t e r n a l is u n d y i n g , the f r i e n d s h i p of F r a t e r n a l is e n d u r i n g , t h e s t r e n g t h of F r a t e r n a l is unchallengeable. O r i g i n a l l y f o u n d e d in 1 8 3 4 as a l i t e r a r y s o c i e t y b y 10 m e n at U n i o n C o l l e g e in S c h n e c t a d y , N e w Y o r k , the F r a t e r n a l S o c i e t y w a s l a t e r m o v e d to H o p e C o l l e g e , t h e n k n o w n as the H o l l a n d A c a d e m y . T h e F r a t e r n a l S o c i e t y w a s r e a c t i v a t e d as the f i r s t f r a t e r n i t y in H o l l a n d in 1 8 6 4 . T h e h i s t o r y of the w o m e n in red h a s t a k e n m a n y t w i s t s a n d t u r n s t h r o u g h its b e g i n n i n g y e a r s . O r i g i n a l l y f o u n d e d in 1905, as the M i n e r v a Literary Society, the sorority was named after M i n e r v a , t h e G r e e k G o d d e s s of s t r e n g t h a n d w i s d o m . T h e n e x t year, 1906, the name Sorosis Society was adopted with Sigma S i g m a m e a n i n g - W i s d o m b e c o m i n g t h e m o r e u s e d n a m e as t i m e went on over the original name. In 1908, the F r a t e r n a l S o c i e t y , t h e o l d e s t f r a t e r n i t y o n c a m p u s , a d o p t e d t h e S o r o s i s S o c i e t y , t h e o l d e s t s o r o r i t y o n c a m p u s , as their sisters. " B e l i e v i n g t h e r e is m o r e of c o l l e g e l i f e t h a n b o o k s a n d p a p e r s , c l a s s r o o m s a n d l a b o r a t o r i e s ; t h e r e is a l s o a p l a c e f o r c o l o r a n d e n t h u s i a s m , f o r social life and j u s t plain talking," said the w o m e n in r e d . T h e S i g m a S i g m a S o r o r i t y p r o v i d e s , f o r all its m e m b e r s , t h e s e t t i n g f o r t h e d e v e l o p m e n t of l a s t i n g f r i e n d s h i p s , f o r p r a c t i c i n g t h e s k i l l s of l e a d e r s h i p a n d c o o p e r a t i o n , a n d f o r h e l p i n g e a c h other achieve happier and more satisfying lives. D u r i n g t h e y e a r , S i g m a ' s c a n b e f o u n d v o l u n t e e r i n g at E v e r green C o m m o n s and painting a w o m e n ' s shelter. T h e holidays b r o u g h t on a H a l l o w e e n a n d C h r i s t m a s p a r t y w i t h L i n c o l n E l e m e n t a r y s t u d e n t s . A l s o , t h e w o m e n in r e d p l a n n e d a n d e n j o y e d a n d f o r m a l at S h a n t y C r e e k R e s o r t in the Fall a n d a s p r i n g i n f o r m a l at A v a l o n R e s t a u r a n t in S a u g a t u c k . A s a g r o u p o n c a m p u s , the m e n w e a r i n g O K E h e l d a f u n d r a i s e r d u r i n g H o m e c o m i n g f o r Youth f o r C h r i s t . W i t h the S i g m a s , the F r a t e r s a l s o h e l d t h e i r a n n u a l C h r i s t m a s p a r t y w i t h L i n c o l n E l e m e n t a r y s t u d e n t s at t h e F r a t e r n a l C o t t a g e . A l u m n i d o n a t e d o v e r $ 2 0 , 0 0 0 w a s u s e d to r e n o v a t e the F r a t e r nal C o t t a g e b a s e m e n t , a d d i n g a c o m p u t e r lab w i t h t h r e e G a t e w a y computers and a study room. A f t e r a ten y e a r h i a t u s , the F r a t e r s w e r e s u c c e s s f u l in p r o d u c ing " F r a t e r F o o t s t e p s , " t h e i r a l u m n i m a i l e r . . A c c o r d i n g to S i g m a S i g m a , "A s o r o r i t y c a n o n l y be m e a s u r e d by the w o m e n w h o b e l o n g to it." T h e u n u s u a l t h i n g a b o u t the S i g m a ' s is that t h e y are w o m e n of w i d e l y d i f f e r e n t i n t e r e s t s , all d r a w n t o g e t h e r b y a s p i r i t of real s i s t e r h o o d .

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Informal Meeting Junior Becky Edema, senior Andrea Rossi and junior Stephanie Gebhardt enjoy an evening with C e n t u r i a n s , senior Greg Folkert and s o p h o m o r e Adam Wesselink, at the Kremlin. Throughout the year, the Sigmas have several social g a t h e r i n g s with fraternities. (Sigma Archives) Sun Escape Fraters sophomores Phil Haan, Jeff B o u c h e r , juniors Chaj M e t c a l f , Joel Peterson, Gary Heyns, Aaron John Wong, VanderVelde, and sophomores Mark Bos, Ben C o l l m a n , and K e v i n VanTimmeren come together for a picture at the beach. The group spent a lot of time together around town as well as on campus. (Frater Archives)


Winter Wonderland One snowy December afternoon the Sigma sorority gathers outside to enjoy the fresh snow. The sisters gather one final time before Chrismas break. (Sigma Archives)

F r o n t R o w : R e b e c c a C o o k . Karen P i n c h , Becky Drane, Lara Wagner. Mary Hoyl, Karen B h a n . Andrea Rossi. A m a n d a Klapp. Julie Hoving. Janeen Gipson. Jen W o o d h a m s . G e n a n n e Hays. Kelcee Koestner; Row T w o : Megan Beatty, Laura Gibson. Andrea Speers. Christine Orejuela. Kathryn Lenz, Katie Alverson. Stephanie Gebhardi. Mary Ellen Ward. Heidi Leinesch. Shana DeAvila. Kate M a c D o n i e l s . Nicole Trav is. M e g a n C l a p p ; Row T h r e e : Sarah Buchinger. Hersilia Ruf. Megan Waller. Shannon Powell, Katherine Rabe. Jessica Thomas. Rachel Padilla, Beth Artman. Krista Meden. Chanda Wenger. Wendy Ross. Shamika Myers, Kati H o f f m a n . Katrina Gier; R o w F o u r : M a n d y Morrison. R o b y n Disselkoen, Julie Beglin; R o w F i v e : Melissa G o o d y k e . Melissa VanRavenswaay. Brooke B o u m a . Hilary Peterson. Libby Folkert. Erika Goodrich, Rachel Hillegonds. Green, Joey D e L o n g , Erin Barrone, Colleen Ellis. Becky E d e m a , B e t h T i m m e r , Erin Najjar. A b b y Kuiper.

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F r o n t R o w : Clark Beacom, Scott Rumpsa, J.B. VandenBerg. Bryan Dykstra, Steve Currie. Mike F e y e n , S t e v e J u r g e n s , R y a n M a h e r . S t e p h e n M u g g , D y l a n C r o t t y . P.J. H u i z e n g a . T o n y A u r i e m m a , C h r i s C u r r i e , F r a t e r W a s h i n g t o n , G r e g Kilby. Jeff B o u c h e r . M a r k B o s s . Brian A d l o f f , C l a y t o n B e r g s m a , B r e n t M e r c h a n t : R o w T w o : B r y a n F o r m s m a , Kevin Van T i m m e r e n , Z a c k V a n d e n B e r g , J e f f H o n d o r p , Ken H o w k , D a v e S t u i t . J e r e m y N i c k e l s . Jeff M u l d e r , S t e v e K r a s e m a n ; B a c k R o w : J i m K a r r i p , Joel Petersen, C h a j Metcalf, Chris Rutan. A n d r e w T h o m p s o n , Phillip Haan, Aaron Peterson. Ben C o l l m a n . B e n K l i m e k , M i c h a e l Van W i e r e n . Paul S t u i t , M a l t V a n d e r n a a l d , B.J. D a m s t r a . D a n W i l k e n s . S c o t t Rumpsa. Aaron Wong

Winter Splendor Sophomore Clayton Bergsma, junior Joel Peterson, seniors Jeff Hondorp, Ryan Maher. junior Steve Kraseman. senior Ken Howk. sophomore Jeff Mulder and senior Jeff Renz enjoy the snow of Colorado for Spring Break. Spending time away from campus was important to them. (Frater Archives)

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F r o n t R o w : Christine H e r m a n , A n n i e Jakosz, Jodi Frens. T r e n a Hedley, Sarah B y l s m a . Sheri Moving, Laurie C h a l i f o u x ; S e c o n d R o w : Shannon Juenst, Kori Snyder, Anna D e m s h u k , Sara VanHoose: A m y - L y n n H a l v e r s o n , Sara C o k e . Tenille VanEck, Lara Plewka, M e g a n B r a x ; T h r i d R o w : Erin B a r r o n e , Kate M a c D o n i e l s , A n n m a r i e Murphy. Beth Volkers; B a c k R o w : Emily Hollebeek, Teresa M u s s e l m a n , Karen Randitis, J o a n n e Randitis. Jennifer M a c n a m a r a , M a r y J a n e Smith.

Beach Clean-Up Senior A my-Lynn Halverson and sophomore Aaron Smith clear away some trash from among Holland's lakeshore. Service is a major focus of these organizations. (Photo Courtesy Amy-Lynn Halverson)

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% F r o n t R o w : M i k e M c C u n e . Ben Messer, M a r k Hofstee, A d a m Gall, Todd H o m s b y , Jay Wallace. A d a m H u d s o n ; Row T w o : Craig T o m m o l a , John Donnelly, Nathan B r o w n . A n d r e w Wyatt; B a c k R o w : John Vandervelde, B e n j a m i n C o l l m a n , A n d r e w T h o m p s o n , Ken Howk, Kyle Schaub, B e n j a m i n Mills. Dennis Amad.

Greek Meeting Seniors Lisa Knott, Amy-Lynn Halverson and junior Sara VanHoose prepare the signs for the All-Greek Block Party. Complete with bands, the night brought together Greeks and Independents from across campus. (Photo Courtesy Amy-Lynn Halverson)

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Making IT S b e e n s a i d t w o h e a d s are b e t t e r t h e n o n e . A n d the g r e e k s l e a r n e d t h a t l e s s o n t h i s year. In an a t t e m p t to s t r e n g t h e n the s y s t e m , A m y - L y n n H a l v e r s o n , p r e s i d e n t of P a n - H e l l e n i c C o u n c i l a n d T o d d H o r n s b y , p r e s i d e n t of I n t e r f r a t e r n i t y C o u n c i l , t e a m e d u p in a d y n a m i c d u o , j o i n i n g Leadership The Executive Council of PanHel gather to recruit new members at O reintation Weekend. Getting information out early helped many make the d e c e s i o n to go Greek later that year. (Photo Courtesy A m y Lynn Halverson) Hard Workers Senior presidents Todd H o r n s b y and A m y - L y n n H a l v e r s o n hug director of Greek Life Anne Bakker-Gras. Along with Hornsby and Halverson, Bakker-Gras provided a great vision and effected c h a n g e s in the Greek Life program. (Photo Courtsey AmyLynn Halverson)

sororities and fraternities and f o r m i n g the Greek Council. T h e c o m b i n e d m e n a n d w o m e n p r e s e n t e d t h e m s e l v e s as a u n i f i e d p a c k a g e , s h a r i n g t h e i r r e s o u r c e s a n d b u d g e t s a n d e v e n the n e w Greek Office. S t a r t i n g the y e a r o f f o v e r the s u m m e r , G r e e k o r g a n i z e the G r e e k C o u n c i l R e t r e a t in w h i c h a c t i v e a t t e n d e d w o r k s h o p s a n d c r e a t e d a s t r a t e g i c p l a n f o r t h e y e a r to c o m e . O n c e a g a i n , P a n - H e l a n d I F C s p o n s o r e d G r e e k W e e k to b r i n g t o g e t h e r all t h i r t e e n o r g a n i z a t i o n s . B o t h m e n a n d w o m e n t u r n e d out in a l m o s t f u l l f o r c e . In a g r e a t a t t e m p t , the E m e r s o n a i n F r a t e r n i t y d a s h e d a w a y w i t h the l a u r e l w r e a t h as t h e y d e f e n d e d t h e i r f i r s t p l a c e p o s i t i o n f o r t h e s e c o n d y e a r in a row. O n the w o m e n ' s s i d e , the D o r i a n a n d A l p h a G a m m a P h i , s h a r e d the first place position. B o t h P a n - H e l a n d I F C r e p s a t t e n d e d G r e e k c o n f e r e n c e s at Purdee and Western sharing ideas and gathering up new ones. S c h o l a r s h i p r e c e p t i o n s w h e r e h e l d to h o n o r G r e e k s w h o e x c e l in A c a d e m i c s . T h e E m e r s o n i a n F r a t e r n i t y w a s a w a r d e d the T h e G r e e k E x c e l l e n c e A w a r d . G r e a t G r e e k L e a d e r s w e r e r e c o g n i z e d at Honors Convocations with the Greek Leadership Award which w a s g i v e n to J o n C h a r n i n , A m y - L y n n H a l v e r s o n , T o d d H o r n s b y , a n d K r i s t i e S t e k e t t e f o r t h e i r c o n t r i b u t i o n to not o n l y to the G r e e k S y s t e m but a l s o the c a m p u s c o m m u n i t y . T a g t e a m i n g h a p p e n e d o n the w e e k e n d s as s o r o r i t i e s a n d f r a t e r n i t i e s p a i r e d u p in h o s t i n g p o s t S A C b a s h e s as a w a y to e n c o u r a g e s t u d e n t s to h a n g o u t w i t h a c t i v e s . R u s h w a s a s u c c e s s as t h e m e n a n d w o m e n i n d u c t e d o v e r a h u n d r e d n e w m e m b e r s i n t o the G r e e k F a m i l y . P a n - H e l a n d I F C a t t a c k e d to i s s u e of h a z i n g d u r i n g n e w m e m b e r education with full force. N e w M e m b e r manuals where m a d e , m e e t i n g s w h e r e h e l d , a n d a c t i v e s w h e r e b r o u g h t u p to d a t e o n n e w w a y s of b o n d i n g as an o r g a n i z a t i o n . T h e r e s u l t : l e s s r e p o r t e d c a s e s of h a z i n g t h e n e v e r b e f o r e . C o m b i n i n g as o n e a n d c r e a t e d a u n i f i e d s y s t e m , w a y the s t r o n g e s t e l e m e n t to G r e e k L i f e . C o - s p o n s o r e d e v e n t s , j o i n t m e e t i n g s , a n d m e r g e d m o n e y , w e r e the k e y s to s u c c e s s f u l a n d h i s t o r y m a k i n g y e a r f o r the o l d e s t s t u d e n t o r g a n i z a t i o n on campus.

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g r o u p s m e t to n u r t u r e a f a i t h c o m m i t m e n t . T h e F e l l o w s h i p of C h r i s t i a n S t u d e n t s h a s o p e n m e m b e r s h i p a n d p r o v i d e s a f u n w a y f o r s t u d e n t s to g r o w s p i r i t u a l l y . T h i s g r o u p of s t u d e n t s is d e v o t e d to b r i n g i n g s t u d e n t s c l o s e r to e a c h other and Jesus Christ through fellowship, speakers, prayer, sharing, service, and music. U C S e x i s t s w i t h f o u r a r e a s of c o n c e n t r a t i o n : S p i r i t u a l , E d u c a t i o n a l , S e r v i c e , a n d S o c i a l . W a n t i n g to p l a y a n a c t i v e r o l e on c a m p u s , the g r o u p planned several events throughout the year. A n a v e r a g e of 3 0 - 4 0 s t u d e n t s a t t e n d e d e a c h F C S m e e t i n g . M e m b e r s a l s o s p e n t t i m e in t h e D o w C e n t e r p l a y i n g w a l l y b a l l , and earning the first place prize for IM Wallyball. In a d d i t i o n to w e e k l y M o n d a y m e e t i n g s , F C S m e m b e r s gathered together for special events. Ben and Lauretta Patterson s p o k e o n l o v e , s e x , a n d m a r r i a g e at t h e a n n u a l f a l l r e t r e a t at C a m p B l o d g e t t , a n d at the s p r i n g r e t r e a t at C a m p B r e t h e r n H e i g h t s , J a m e s P a l m e r and D w i g h t Beal spoke on prayer and worship. O t h e r a n n u a l e v e n t s i n c l u d e d an o r i e n t a t i o n - w e e k p a r t y at Welmers Cottage with over 300 attendees, a luau, a Christmas

S u p e r Bowl Hitting the lanes, FCS had a weekend bowling night. Weekend events provided opportunities for FCSers to have fun and fellowship with other Christians. (FCS Archives)

b r e a k m i s s i o n t r i p to C h i c a g o , r o l l e r s k a t i n g n i g h t , a n d a b o w l i n g night. U C S f o l l o w e d a similar format with weekly meetings and e v e n t s a n d r e t r e a t s t h r o u g h o u t the year. T h e i r a n n u a l S p a g h e t t i D i n n e r r a i s e d $ 6 0 0 . T h e i r fall r e t r e a t w a s s p e n t l e a r n i n g a b o u t t h e C a t h o l i c f a i t h a n d s t u d y i n g the C h u r c h ' s t e a c h i n g s . T h e m e m b e r s d e d i c a t e d 2 5 h o u r s d u r i n g f i r s t s e m e s t e r to h e l p k e e p the w o r k site of St. F r a n c i s d e S a l e s C h u r c h s a f e f o r the w o r k e r s . T h e y h o s t e d a " R i g h t t o L i f e " s p e a k e r a n d a s p r i n g r e t r e a t to h e l p p r e p a r e f o r t h e s e a s o n of L e n t . M e m b e r s a l s o h e a d e d to N o t r e D a m e and C h i c a g o for a mission trip and the National Catholic Charismatic Renewal Conference. A n e w e r o r g a n i z a t i o n , F C S c a m e i n t o b e i n g in the e a r l y QO's a f t e r F C A ( F e l l o w s h i p of C h r i s t i a n A t h l e t e s ) e x p a n d e d its m e m b e r s h i p to i n c l u d e all s t u d e n t s . D e v o t e d to b r i n g i n g s t u d e n t s c l o s e r t o g e t h e r , F C S is a w a y f o r s t u d e n t s t o p r a y , s i n g , a n d s h a r e w i t h o t h e r b e l i e v e r s . T h e y are a t i g h t c o n n e c t i o n of p e o p l e striving for one p u r p o s e â&#x20AC;&#x201D; t o grow closer and stronger with God. U C S has been a p r e s e n c e on c a m p u s for m a n y years, d o r m a n t f o r a w h i l e but r e c e n t l y r e v i v e d . T h e g r o u p w a s i n c l u d e d on K n o w H o p e w i t h a w e b site as w e l l as p r o d u c i n g t h e i r n e w s l e t t e r , Tri-Une. B o t h g r o u p s c o - h o s t e d d a y s of p r a y e r t h r o u g h o u t the y e a r a n d worked together with e c u m e n i c a l c o m m u n i c a t i o n .

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How Low Junior Megan Hicks finishes her limbo attempt while junior Kevin DeYoung and senior Renee Saar hold the stick. The FCS Luau fast became a traditional event for the group. (FCS Archives)


Intent Listening Members of UCS listen to Father Bill Duncan of Our Lady of the Lake Church at an open forum. Approximately 60 p e o p l e attended the forum. (UCS Archives) F r o n t R o w : R i n g o the Dog. Nikelle Johnson, Tina D a m h u i s . Tom Goodhart, Renee Saar. J a m e s Palmer. Kevin DeYoung; R o w T w o : Knsten DeYoung. Emily Raiering. Karyl Stead. Anna B u m s . Tracy Datlc, Leigh Ann Schmidt. Misten Weeldryer; B a c k Row : Megan Hicks.

C l o c k w i s e : Jessica H u n g e r f o r d . Ann Barry, M a r y j a n e Murphy. Jon Brickner, Vickie Sprague, Peter Kim. Josh Krause, A n n - M a r i e C a m p i o n . Colleen Doyle.

Sing Along Sophomore Beth Denton, freshmen Ghadeer Yaser and Dan Valente lead praise and worship at a weekly UCS meeting. The group implem e n t e d a new format for meeting, following a monthly schedule. (UCS Archives)

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A F r o n t R o w : Karen Paradis, M i d d l e R o w : Jamie Williams, Erin Schiller, N o e l l e Wood, M a r ) Lucas, M i l u s k a M o n r o y ; B a c k R o w : Gabricla D e c k i n g a , Lisa Knott. J a n e Roeters, A n g i e D e F o r e s t , David Braezinksi,, MaryEIIen Walter, Elizabeth F r e e m a n .

F r o n t R o w : B.J. Damsira, Brian Porter, W h i t e y Schraw, Tracy S u m m e r e r , Sally Smiis. Annie W h i t h a m ; B a c k R o w : Alexis Smith. Steven M c B r i d e . Tenille VanEck, Sarah Hollsema. Scotl Hes. R o c h c l l e Marker. Phil Haan. Clinton Randall.

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Official M e m b e r Provost Jacob Nyenhuis congratulates senior Angie DeForest as she becomes an official member of Mortar Board. The formal night connected one year's members with the next, continuing the legacy of leadership. (Photo Courtesy Angie DeForest)

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Crafty Claus Senior Mortar Board w o m e n make crafts with some foster children at a Christmas party. Community outreach was an important component to the year. (Mortar Board Archives)

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Congress and Mortar Board serve the campus. M o r t a r B o a r d e x i s t s to r e c o g n i z e o u t s t a n d i n g s e n i o r s w h o g a t h e r t o g e t h e r f o r s e r v i c e a n d c o m m i t t e e o u t r e a c h as s t u d e n t s . T h e i r G r e e k l e t t e r s Pi S i g m a A l p h a s t a n d f o r s c h o l a r s h i p , l e a d e r s h i p a n d s e r v i c e , w h i c h r e p r e s e n t t h e i r g o a l s . T h e g r o u p w a n t s to be r e m e m b e r e d as r e s p o n s i b l e , e n t h u s i a s t i c a n d f u n l e a d e r s of the At W o r k Student Congress president junior Paul L o o d e e n does some work in the Anchor office. Student organizations often share members as well as space in D e W i t t center, (Photo by J o h n a t h a n Muenk) Inspiration Educator Joe Clark tells students the importance of respect and hard work. The Student Speakers Series' lecturer has been featured on the cover of T i m e and N e w s w e e k for the changes he made in the e d u c a t i o n system. (Photo by Johnathan Muenk)

College. S t u d e n t C o n g r e s s s e r v e s as t h e l i a i s o n s b e t w e e n the a d m i n i s t r a t i o n a n d the s t u d e n t s . M e m b e r s r e p r e s e n t t h e i r r e s i d e n c e , so the halls, apartment buildings, cottages and o f f - c a m p u s students are r e p r e s e n t e d in C o n g r e s s . A l o n g w i t h the e x e c u t i v e c o m m i t tee, the 2 5 r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s set p o l i c y a n d h e a r s t u d e n t c o n c e r n s . Juniors Paul Loodeen, Chad Joldersma and Jessica Nelson won c a m p u s - w i d e e l e c t i o n s to s e r v e as p r e s i d e n t , v i c e - p r e s i d e n t a n d comptroller, respectively. T h e 3 2 m e m b e r s of the A l c o r C h a p t e r of M o r t a r B o a r d w o r k e d h a r d to a c c o m p l i s h t h e i r g o a l s . M e m b e r s w e r e c h o s e n a f t e r a p p l y i n g t h e p r e v i o u s s p r i n g w h o b e c a m e f u l l m e m b e r s at the annual induction ceremony. Other traditional events included the Hope Professor Educator Award and the National Mortar B o a r d W e e k . To h o n o r f r e s h m a n a n d s o p h o m o r e D e a n ' s L i s t s t u d e n t s , t h e s e s u c c e s s f u l s e n i o r s h e l d the W e a r i n g of the B l u e Breakfast where President John Jacobson and Provost Jacob N y e n h u i s s p o k e . B e s i d e s t h e t r a d i t i o n a l e v e n t s , the g r o u p c l e a n e d u p a f t e r the P u l l e r s ' b a t t l e o v e r the B l a c k River, c o l l e c t e d o v e r 2 0 0 c h i l d r e n s ' b o o k s in a B o o k D r i v e , v o l u n t e e r e d at the Holland City Mission for T h a n k s g i v i n g and sponsored a C o m p a s sion International child. The group also went trick-or-treating for c a n n e d g o o d s and m a d e crafts for a Christmas party with foster children. In an e f f o r t to m a k e all s t u d e n t s ' v o i c e s h e a r d . S t u d e n t Congress held a parking forum. N a m e d Students Against Poor P a r k i n g ( S A A P ) , a f r u s t r a t e d g r o u p v o i c e d t h e i r c o n c e r n at t h e p r o b l e m of c r o w d e d p a r k i n g lots. A l o n g w i t h r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s f r o m t h e a d m i n i s t r a t i o n a n d the H o l l a n d P D , t w o C o n g r e s s r e p s b a r n s t o r m e d s o l u t i o n s to the s t i c k y p r o b l e m . E d u c a t o r J o e C l a r k c a m e t o c a m p u s f o r the a n n u a l S p e a k e r S e r i e s . F e a t u r e d in the f i l m Lean on Me, C l a r k u r g e d h i s a u d i e n c e to f i g h t the g o o d fight. C o n g r e s s also collected can goods for a food drive. C o m b i n i n g service and leadership, both groups made c h a n g e s a c r o s s c a m p u s a n d in the c o m m u n i t y . ^

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Pusblng Testing e n d u r a n c e , t h e t h r e e - h o u r t u g - o f - w a r is t h e p r o d u c t of hard work, practice and discipline. C h e e r s s u c h as " P s y c h o S i c k n e s s " a n d " A i r - B o r n e , L e t ' s Fly," led the s o p h o m o r e c l a s s of 2 0 0 0 to v i c t o r y . In t h e 1 0 0 t h - A n n i v e r sary Pul l , E v e n Year t o o k o v e r 4 9 f e e t of t h e r o p e in the w i n . T h e c l a s s o f 2 0 0 1 f o u g h t h a r d , b u t lost t w o p u l l e r s by t h e e n d of t h e three hours. In t h e e n d , the m e m o r i e s f r o m the Pull are a b o u t m o r e t h a n v i c tory. A c c o r d i n g to Pull r e p r e s e n t a t i v e A m y S t r a s s b u r g e r , the Pull is a powerful teacher. " T h o s e w h o Pull n e v e r f o r g e t the e x p e r i e n c e , " s h e s a i d .

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Pull g i v e s f r e s h m e n a f a m i l y a f t e r o n e m o n t h of c o l l e g e . It t e a c h e s t h e p o w e r of t r a d i t i o n a n d e n d u r a n c e . N o w h e r e e l s e c a n o n e h a v e this e x p e r i e n c e . " T h e S e p t e m b e r S a t u r d a y w a s m a r k e d w i t h e v e n t s to c e l e b r a t e 100 y e a r s s i n c e the first t i m e O d d a n d E v e n Year w e r e p i t t e d on o p p o s i t e s of the river. A b a n q u e t l o o k e d b a c k o n the t r a d i t i o n w i t h P u l l e r s f r o m as f a r b a c k as the 1 9 3 0 ' s in a t t e n d a n c e . D u r i n g the S a t u r d a y of the P u l l , t h e a l u m n i g a t h e r e d o n n e a r the pits to c h e e r O d d o r E v e n Year p u l l e r s .

Sailing Senior coach Dan Shelley passes a call to '00 Pullers lined up in the pits. The coaches provided invaluable g u i d a n c e both in and out of the pits. (Photo Courtesy of Amy Strassburger)

S u p p o r t is an i m p o r t a n t a s p e c t of t h e Pull. T h e 2 0 P u l l e r s in the p i t s a r e s u p p o r t e d by c o a c h e s as w e l l as m o r a l e r s . At e v e r y p r a c tice, the M o r a l e r s l e a r n t h e c a l l s a n d p r o v i d e w a t e r a n d p h y s i c a l s u p p o r t to t h e i r P u l l e r s . At the a c t u a l e v e n t , t h e m o r a l e r s d o t h e c o m m u n i c a t i n g for the Pullers by yelling calls and telling the c o m m a n d s of the c o a c h e s . M o r a l e r s a l s o t a k e o n a s u p p o r t r o l e as w e l l by k e e p i n g t h e P u l l e r s a t t e n t i o n f o c u s e s o n the e n d u r a n c e r a t h e r than the pain. O n e vital a s p e c t of t h i s e v e n t is p a s s i n g d o w n the t r a d i t i o n s . T h i s c a n be s e e n in the c o a c h e s . As Pullers themselves, many c a m e b a c k to the p i t s of the B l a c k R i v e r to g i v e the n e x t g e n e r a t i o n the k n o w l e d g e they l e a r n e d f r o m t h e i r o w n Pull e x p e r i e n c e s . F o r 100 y e a r s . O d d Year h a s f a c e d E v e n in the test of e n d u r a n c e . N o P u l l e r , M o r a l e r , o r c o a c h h a s f o r g o t t e n the e x p e r i e n c e o r the l e s s o n s l e a r n e d f r o m o n e i n c r e d i b l e m o n t h . T h e r e w e r e 100 y e a r s of m e m o r i e s t h e r e o n the B l a c k R i v e r t h i s year.

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On P a r a d e F r e s h m a n 2001 moralers pass by Dimnent Chapel during the Homecoming parade. The event created a bond that was not weaker when O c t o b e r rolled around, (PR Photo)

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2000 P u l l e r s : (aJphabeiical) Bryan B o e r s m a , Josh Bnigger, Chris Cappa. Rob Henry. Jon Kopchick. Charles Krueger, Peter Myers, Jeff Mulder, Ashley Pries, Karl Rasche. Alex R u c h . Bob R u t h e r f o r d , Luke Smith, D a v e Stielstra, Scott Stockert, J o s h Sirand, Doug Sweetser. Matt V a n D a m . Paul VanderLaan. Charlie Wyngarden, Alison Ash. Lisa BartlettTara Blaequiere, Mandy Creighton. Llena Durante. Lindsay Etheridge, M i n d y Fischer, Libby Folkert. Emily F u q u a . Laura Hahn. T r e n a Hedley. Janeen Kiesl, A m y Otteson, Laura Parsons, S h o n d a Perdue, A n n e Schrock, Erin Selmer. Katie Shelley. Hilary S k u / a . Valorie Vance 2000 C o a c h e s : Megan Boss. D a n Capps. Jon C h a m i n . C o r y Freudenberg. Lara Plewka. Dan Shelley, A n d r e v. Sill. D a v e Schrier, A m y Straussburger, A n d r e w W r i g h t

2001 P u l l e r s : (alphabetical) John BranderhorsL, Josh D a n e k . Carl Daniel. Matt D e l o o f , T r i e u Do. Dave Kuhrt, Tom Leed, Jesse Mckey. Patrick Murphy, Brian Murphy. Joel Neckers, J e r e m y Nickels. Kip Roberts. Justin Savara, Bill Serrano. Matt Sterling, Jeff Wilcox. Shawn Wolff. Megan Brax. Callie Budd. Kelly Buwalda, Kelly C h a m b e r l a i n . Sarah Escott, Emily Gregory, A m a n d a Harrell, Deanna Hill, Meribeth Huizcnga. Krissy Kooyer, Jodi Kurtze. Christine Lutz, Jennifer Matison, Julie Murray. Kristina Pecora. Jen Polsgrove, Kiislin Sorensen, Libby Stancik, A b b i c Tanis, A n n e Vanderwel. 2001 C o a c h e s : M i k c A d a m s k i . Ann Byland. Brian Grzan. A n d r e a Johnson, Steve Krasman, Tony LaSora, Brent Rowe, Heather Wyrick. Mike Z o l n i e r o w i c / .

Wmm Paint J o b Odd Year advertises their team unity to passersby on Tenth Street. The team gathered together to put their own special touches on Phelps' glass windows. (Photo by Josh Neucks)

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2000 Sung: Lindsay Albcrs, Sarah Anders. Eli/ahcth Anderson. Beth Bailey, Michelle Bamctt, Glcnda Banihart, Anjaneac Bauer. Leiiy Bowling, Tawny Brinson, Ellen Colenbrander. Lee Ann Cuny, Tina Damhuis, Robin Demitroff, Kim Dunn. Joy Eisenga. Karen Elliot. Katie Ergang, Erin Faulk, Melissa Fcenstra, Libby Folkert, Betsy Gibbs, Jen Harvey, Kerri Haveman. Kristen Hess. Beih H o f f m a n . Stacy Hoglund, Katie Horsnian, Angella Huddiesion, Heidi Huebner, Annie J a k o s / . Michelle Jones. Beverly Kai. Cynthia Knight, krislin Kooiker, Jenny Kossorsis, Tanya Lasley, Gretchcn Lemmen, Melys,sa Lenon, Shannon Lewis, Janet Librizzi, Rcnec Lick. Melissa Lucar, Rochelle Marker. Jennie Mill, MaryBeth Marchjonda. Donna Maupm, Laurel Monette. Keri Moore. Jessica Mulder. Anna Naber. Melissa Nienhuis, Kristy Oldham. A m y Otteson. Jenny Pierce, Marie Provost. Jenny Pys/ora. Joanne Randimtis, Casey Saggers. Kathryn .Schmidt, Leigh Ann Schimdi. Lori Simmer. Staccy Slad. Stacy Smitli. Victoria Spraguc. Kayrl Stead. Allicia Slojic, Sara Tillema, Kim Van Vliet. Kristi Vincent. Michelle Washburn, Kortnea Williams. Melissa Zeiger. Becky Zwart: 2000 M o r a l e r s : Scth Bruggers, Jason Chapman, John Fairchild, Eric Goodman. Robert Henry. Ross Howell. Dave Phelps, Christopher Poest, Mall Swier; 2000 C o a c h e s : Rebecca Pouka, Michelle PieKThomas Goodhart. James Palmer

2001 Song: McriJclh AJiirmi. l_irj Aldcrmiin, Clierk Allen, Julie Bjnon. Brix-lc Beurd, SUYANDF Bctknun. LUUUJV Ilftkncr, \nnif BCCIN. 1>CI Slaty Biticrhura Mflivvi BlunJy. Sarjh liolu Sam Liu Breuluir. Kruiin BronJyke, BienJa Btixiwrt. Mury B>m, Teresa Carey, Vickie Cwicr, Kelly Chatuberlain, KalhariiK Chum Michelle Chownmg. Amlrtj ChriMic Counney Cloud. Audm I)II\ iv Jen Daws. S.ir.ih Drlliuin, ktnlin DcJonji. Jennifer Oenni-., Limi Dot-rlap Andrea DooeisM. Htalher Dougjasv. Audrey Ehmgcr. Kulie Elli*. Amy Evanv. Laura E>.inv. S.ir.i EvelauJ. J'xlv Fanr>. Slacev Hegel, Elifabrlh Flory, Rachcl Flwkoellef, Alikon Fouu. Emily Gisle^on, Launi Gm, Nicole GroenhchJe, Shcn Man man, Dcanna Hill, Tohi Hill. ^u*an Hinman, Angie Hobhi. Knie Hoc<cb. Bel>y Hofiira, Jeanifcr Hoover, Aorit Hou\e worth Melissa Howe Kim Hovixy. Elliaine Jnck^-n, Rachel lagci. Heal her Icjiiuoo. Jeanncitc Johnvm, Li/ JormJt. Shannon JucnRsi. Iran ifer Kaufmaim, Anna Kievet, J.inci Klchan. Marv Klukken Kathenne Koher, Julia Kax-ppe, Knsvy Kooyer. Carotyo Kirmm Amanda Kitmpa, AJ Ktlbimb. LUa Kuiper, Rachel Kuipcri. KtciisM UiBargt. Becky LiRo), laiurcn LicJihrook, Angie Lec. Whuney Leiurd Cair Undhuui. Angela Long. Come Lowe. Kalie Lowe, Angela Lowrr, Mkhellc Lubber., Thcrt^j Mavtcrsun, Michelle McDougal, Jcnniler McKenna, Jennifer McNamarm. Laura Menc Nichol Mcaberpcn, Laura Mexvnp, Marcy Mutcn. K.u;hel Miller, Melina Milieu. Aimec Mofthi'ii^e, Mandy Moai»on. Julie Mur.iy, Amanda Nelvn, Carrie Olsoo, Sara Ooaendorp. Ri>bin OjipcnhuiMn. Knviina Pecoru. -Virumda I'ctm. Beih Pikaun. Ijurun Pio«n>wAia, Sarah Polk, Jill Poon, Anne Pofl, Ashley Raruk, Laune RauU Mindy RciIf,Meliv\a Rhoadv Sura Richmond, Megan Riley. Laura Roclofv KirMcn RunuJike. Avonka Santr. Slmooe Schanow, Bnuidy Schenck, Jan ScJiolicnv Sarah Shibtey. Sarah Skriluff. Kmten Sloneo, Llndtav Simc.s Krislin Sorcnvni, Jill Spalding, l-iura Plinier. ChriMina Siavrus. Lori Stevens. Cberi Snbiii, Jenny Strehle. Amy Stynx/ak.fcricaTorger>.'u. EtrKibelh twcRk Kimberly Van DrrWende. Taim Van DeWege, Angie Van Etp. Sieph VeUndei Liu Volienweider Jacquk Widkcr Je\>le Wallers. Taylor Werttman. Sarah Werner, Knlie Wierenga. Maryann Williujnvcin Karen Wiluiack. Cihedeet Voscr. Amy Vingling, 2001 Moralcr*: Kyle Bloemeis. Garen Child*, Todd Uye. Ryan GalUu, Joe Gavio, Mubanuncd llameeduddin. Joel Koodyker. Drew Mackay, J<shnalhan Muenk. Erich Shocnuker. Mail Sterling, Charie» While. Ben Wing, 2001 Coueb«s: Erin BecLman, Seth Crawley. Kevin Menken, Christy Praii. Mali Simons

2000 Play Girls: Meredith Akins, Jen Bongiorno. Kate Davelaar, Rebecca D e V r i e s , Sheri Fulta, Amy Moldenhauer, Akua Ofori-Mensa; 2000 Play M o r a l e r s : Mike Anderson. Darin C r a s k . Brad Hudkins. Jared Meurer, Chet Scherer; 2000 Play Coaches: Melissa Altobelli, Chris Danapilis, Beth Heneveld, Matthew Scholtens, Michael Thelen.

2001 Play Girls: Megan Brax, Katie Butler, Maria Cipolone. Katie Civest, Kylee Hall. Jeni Huber. Jodi Kurtz, Susan Lawence, Tracy Miller, Sarah Pedley, Liz S e r a m u r , Kara Wonner. 2001 Play M o r a l e r s : T i m Bultema, Scott Evans, A n d r e w Lotz, J e f f r e y Petkus, Justin Savara, D a v e Van D e r L a a n ; 2 0 0 1 Play C o a c h e s : G e o g g Abbas, Jessica Black, Aime Evans, R. M a t t h e w Fretz, A d a m Hudson,

2000 O r a t i o n : Rita Spires; Coaches: Jess Grevenstuk and Janna Winn,

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M i d d l e View P a r t i c i p a n t s of Nykerk "meet in the middle" of the Civic Center after the performance. The tradition which is also said in a cheer showcases N y k e r k ' s goal of creating unity. (Photo by Josh Neucks)

N y k e r k g e a r e d u p t h r e e w e e k s b e f o r e the b i g n i g h t to b e g i n w o r k o n the N y k e r k " m a g i c . " B o t h O d d a n d E v e n Year C o a c h e s p i c k e d out music, gave advice on h o w to write a speech or d e b u t e d their p l a y as f r e s h m e n a n d s o p h o m o r e w o m e n g a t h e r e d to b e g i n w o r k . M o r a l e c o a c h e s s h o w e d o f f s o m e skits w h i l e t h e i r n e w m o r a l e r s learned the trade. A f t e r t w o w e e k s of p r e p a r a t i o n , t h e f i n a l w e e k b e f o r e the p e r f o r m a n c e w a s a m e m o r a b l e w e e k . All m e m b e r s j o i n e d t o g e t h e r f o r c a n d l e l i g h t in a d i s p l a y of u n i t y of O d d Year a n d E v e n Year. T h e c l a s s of 2 0 0 0 m e t t h e i r s e c r e t p a l s f r o m 2 0 0 1 a n d j o i n e d t h e m in D i m n e n t C h a p e l f o r a n i g h t of skits, s i n g i n g a n d solidarity. C a r r y i n g on a tradition, N y k e r k participants walked around c a m p u s singing and carrying candles. T h e b i g day, N y k e r k S a t u r d a y , b e g a n w i t h a b r e a k f a s t . E s c o r t i n g t h e w o m e n to t h e i r m e a l , the M o r a l e r s t h e n j o i n e d in the c e l e b r a t i o n . T h e n a m e s of the n e x t y e a r ' s c o a c h e s w e r e r e v e a l e d as p i c t u r e s w e r e s n a p p e d a n d m e m o r i e s m a d e . A f t e r o n e last p r a c t i c e , the big n i g h t f i n a l l y r o l l e d a r o u n d . F r e s h m a n S o n g o p e n e d the n i g h t w i t h " P l e a s e Mr. P o s t m a n , " a n d s o p h o m o r e O r a t o r R i t a S p i r e s g a v e the s p e e c h , " I t ' s U p to You." F r e s h m a n p l a y l o o k e d at D i s c o a n d S h a k e s p e a r e in a p l a y w h i c h w a s p e n n e d by c o a c h J e s s i c a B l a c k . At i n t e r m i s s i o n , b o t h s o n g g r o u p s s a n g " T u r n , T u r n , T u r n , " continuing a recent tradition. Then, complete with trumpets. S o p h o m o r e S o n g s a n g " B o o g i e W o o g i e B u g l e Boy," a n d f r e s h man Orator Tracy S u m m e r e r spoke about "Simple Loves, Great E x p e c t a t i o n s . " 2 0 0 0 P l a y c l o s e d the p e r f o r m a n c e w i t h a c o m b i n a t i o n of a 5 0 ' s s i t - c o m a n d C i n d e r e l l a story. O d d Year t o o k h o m e the c u p f o r the s e c o n d y e a r in a row. E v e r y o n e " m e t in the m i d d l e " to e n j o y the s u c c e s s a n d unity of Nykerk. ^

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Breakers Making connections on in a new place is not the easiest thing to do and neither is coming to college for the first time. Friendly people along the way help to ease that transition. In one big, busy weekend, the Orientation staff was there to make the transition from student to college student as smooth as possible. Assembling a team of Orientation Directors (ODs), Assistant Directors (ADs) and Orientation Assistants (OAs), the group trained for a week to make to Orientation a success. Under the leadership of director of Student Activities Anne Bakker-Gras, the group worked to learn how to lead various ice breakers and approach certain topics that a new student might have questions about as well as fun games for OAs. Team work was an essential part to this weekend. OAs gathered in groups of 12, each working with one AD for training. Each OA worked in a team with another one throughout the weekend. Once freshman arrived on campus, the OAs broke into their team and moved everything in to the residence halls with a concerted team effort. After everyone had the chance to settle for a little bit, the OAs broke into groups of two to begin the process of taking the next step. Leading the new students in such ice breakers as "Skin the Snake," and "The Human Knot," no one felt as uncomfortable as they did at first. Answering questions and giving tours, the campus and Holland became a little more familiar. Providing the driving force for Playfair, the Orientation staff brought an energy to the Dow Center on Saturday night. With standing ovations, slaves and one big mass of people, everyone got acquainted while having some fun. Whether as friends, the givers of information, guides, game planners or as simply helpers, the Orientation staff played an essential role in the weekend. Helping new students to take the new step, the jobs of this staff will not be forgotten at the beginning or at the end of college life.

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O n the Agenda Sophomore Orie n t a t i o n Assistants Melissa Neinhuis and Heather Hoffman look over their schedule for the u p c o m i n g day. As leaders, the two helped welc o m e the next generation of students to campus. (PR Photo)

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Taking a Breather Gilmore RD Jen H e y e r m a n and RAs finish some RA training during their intens i v e w e e k of training. The five-member staff interviewed with H e y e r m a n during the previous spring before receiving a job offer. (PR Photo)

Solidarity Gathering around third-year RD Holly McKee, the 13 Dykstra RAs show their support. The staff guided the all-female hall's 200 first-year residence to a successful year. (PR Photo)

Welcome H o m e RD Kim Mendels and RAs prepare to check in resident f o r their stay at Durfee Hall. The five-member staff planned programs and events to creates bonds for the over 100 residents of the hall. (PR Photo)

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Lives Having a f r i e n d in y o u r n e w h o m e c a n m a k e it e a s i e r to be comfortable. Residential Assistants (RAs) make being a friend their job. F o r the f r e s h m a n m o v i n g i n t o the r e s i d e n c e h a l l s , an R A is a g u i d e a n d a f r i e n d t h r o u g h o u t t h a t f i r s t year. A s an o l d e r s t u d e n t a n d o n e t r a i n e d in r e l a t i o n s h i p s . R A s p r o v i d e i n v a l u a b l e g u i d a n c e in r e s i d e n t i a l l i f e . F i r s t - y e a r s t u d e n t s are not the o n l y o n e s w h o m R A s h e l p . In e v e r y r e s i d e n c e h a l l , c o t t a g e a n d o n - c a m p u s a p a r t m e n t , an R A is n e v e r t o o f a r a w a y . S i n c e t h e v a s t m a j o r i t y of s t u d e n t s live on c a m p u s , the R A s s e r v e an i m p o r t a n t f u n c t i o n . B e s i d e s e n f o r c i n g c a m p u s p o l i c i e s , t h e y let s t u d e n t s k n o w vital i n f o r m a t i o n . R A s are not a l o n e in t h e i r j o b s b e c a u s e e a c h r e s i d e n c e hall h a s a r e s i d e n t d i r e c t o r ( R D ) w h o l i v e s w i t h all of the r e s i d e n t s a n d R A s . T h e c o t t a g e s h a v e an R D , w h i l e B r u m l e r a n d B r o w n s t o n e Apartments have a student resident director (SRD). T h e e n t i r e g r o u p of R D s , S R D s a n d R A s d e s c e n d e d o n c a m p u s a week before e v e r y b o d y else during which intensive training and b o n d i n g f i l l e d the a g e n d a . W i t h s e m i n a r s r a n g i n g f r o m s u c h t o p i c s as h o w to p r e v e n t a s s a u l t to u s i n g c a m p u s s e r v i c e s , t h e R A s w o r k e d h a r d to b e c o m e f u l l y t r a i n e d f o r t h e i r p o s i t i o n s . A s e v e r y o n e r e t u r n e d to c a m p u s to b e g i n a n o t h e r y e a r , the R A s h e l p e d out by o f f e r i n g d i r e c t i o n s a n d a n s w e r i n g q u e s t i o n s d u r i n g O r i e n t a t i o n w e e k e n d . T h r o u g h o u t t h a t w e e k , they set u p m e e t i n g s to m a k e c o n n e c t i o n s a m o n g t h o s e s p e n d i n g the y e a r together. T h e t r a i n i n g d i d not s t o p as the y e a r p r o g r e s s e d . S e v e r a l inservices made learning a yearlong process. The interaction with the s t u d e n t s a l s o t a u g h t e v e r y o n e as w e l l . T h e m e m o r i e s t h r o u g h out the y e a r m a d e the p o s i t i o n w e l l w o r t h the e f f o r t .

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a h e l p i n g h a n d is p r e s e n t , life s e e m s a little e a s i e r .

F o r t h e P e e r E d u c a t o r s of A l c o h o l I s s u e s M a t t e r ( A I M ) a n d the m e n t o r s of H i g h e r H o r i z o n s , r e a c h i n g o u t to t h o s e in t h e c o m m u n i t y is a l i f e - s t y l e . J u s t f o u r y e a r s o l d , A I M w a n t s to let c o l l e g e s t u d e n t s as w e l l as y o u n g e r s t u d e n t s t h a t r e s p o n s i b i l i t y is i m p o r t a n t . T h e y e x i s t b e c a u s e there they care about their peers on c a m p u s and see s o m e of t h e a d v e r s e a f f e c t s of a l c o h o l . A v o i d i n g a t t e m p t s to " p r e a c h " o n the s u b j e c t , A I M m e m b e r s a r e p e e r r o l e m o d e l s w h o w a n t to b e r e m e m b e r e d as a g r o u p w h o c a r e s a n d is a g r o u p of t r u e r o l e models. T h e 7 0 m e n t o r s of H i g h e r H o r i z o n s a l s o l e a d b y e x a m p l e . C o l l e g e s t u d e n t s s p e n d t w o to f i v e h o u r s a w e e k w i t h c h i l d r e n f r o m o n e - p a r e n t h o u s e h o l d s in t h e H o l l a n d a n d Z e e l a n d a r e a . A s o c i a l m e n t o r i n g p r o g r a m , t h e t i m e s p e n t w i t h the c h i l d r e n a g e d 5 - 1 5 builds relationships. T h e s e relationships are an important p a r t of the g o a l s of the o r g a n i z a t i o n . T h e y h o p e to h e l p p a r e n t s , children and the c o m m u n i t y by p r o v i d i n g a positive role model a n d a f r i e n d to t h e c h i l d . T h e y b e l i e v e t h a t e x p o s u r e to c o m m u nity a n d s o c i a l k i n d s of r e c r e a t i o n g i v e s k i d s c o n f i d e n c e . T h e relationship with a caring adult allows the kids to feel important and valued. W h e n that h a p p e n s , the kids do better socially, emotionally and academically. A I M ' s 31 m e m b e r s also have r e a c h e d out into the c o m m u n i t y . G r o w i n g f r o m a small discussion group, they now cosponsor s o c i a l e v e n t s a n d are a s k e d to h e l p r u n c o m m u n i t y a n d c a m p u s e d u c a t i o n a l p r o g r a m s . T h e f i r s t m a j o r e v e n t of the y e a r w a s the National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week. With mocktails,

Pajama Party Posing in their nighttime finest. AIMsters finish the PJ d a n c e . Held in January, the s u c c e s s f u l event welcomed s t u d e n t s back from Christmas break. (Photo Courtesy Andrea Douglass)

c o c o a in t h e G r o v e , a n 8 0 ' s d a n c e a n d the A l c o h o l a n d H o p e f o r u m , the group balanced education with a e n j o y a b l e alcohol-

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f r e e e n t e r t a i n m e n t . In D e c e m b e r , t h e A I M s t e r s s p o n s o r e d p l e d g e s a n d a n o t h e r C o c o a in t h e G r o v e f o r " D r u n k a n d D r u g g e d D r i v i n g "

Afternoon During a weekend-bonding time, f r e s h m a n Melissa LaBarge enjoys some creative expression with her "little sister" Angelica Meza. Spending quality time rather than money, the mentors provided true friendship to many kids. (Photo Courtesy Amy Jo Pleune)

month. H i g h e r H o r i z o n s " b i g s " a n d " l i t t l e s " m e t t o g e t h e r in F e b r u a r y f o r a d o g s l e d d i n g e v e n t at t h e O t t a w a A r e a c e n t e r . In J u n e , t h e k i d s , m e n t o r s a n d t h o s e w a i t i n g f o r m a t c h e s h e l d a " D a y at the B e a c h B a s h . " B e s i d e s the l a r g e - g r o u p e v e n t s , the t e a m s of " b i g " a n d " l i t t l e " h a v e g o n e s w i m m i n g , h e a d e d to t h e z o o a n d w e n t b i c y c l e r i d i n g . S i n c e t h e g r o u p is a b o u t s p e n d i n g t i m e r a t h e r t h a n m o n e y , l o c a l b u s i n e s s e s as w e l l as the C o l l e g e h a v e p r o v i d e d c o u p o n s and discounts for recreation. S o m e of t h e c h i l d r e n w h o a r e w a i t i n g f o r v o l u n t e e r s are o f t e n a f u n n y b u n c h . A c c o r d i n g t o o n e six y e a r - o l d , "1 w o u l d like s o m e o n e to t a k e m e f i s h i n g w h o w e a r s a h a t . " A n o t h e r w i s h e s f o r " S o m e o n e w h o likes j e l l y b e a n s a n d l a u g h s r e a l l y loud."

1 0 6 Alcohol Issues M a t t e r & Higher Horizons


A f t e r Work After finishing 2000 dum dums suckers for "Safe Spring B r e a k , " the AIM freshmen are all smiles. The week helped students to think about responsibility before heading out for break. (Photo courtesy of Andrea Douglass)

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F r o n t R o w ; Melanie Lol'quist. Mar)' Beth Marchinda, Jori Kumpl", Casey Carney; M i d d l e R o w : S h o n d a Perdue. Ashley Pries. Jill Harkins. A n d r e a Douglass, Lindsay Woodall; B a c k R o w : Eric G o o d m a n .

Star Wars S e n i o r s Kevin Burgun and Casey Carney stop Boba Fett for a photo opportunity. The seniors participated in AIM for all four years of their collegiate career and contributed to the vision for growth. (AIM Archives)

Out of Season T h a n k s to El Nino, Amy Jo Pleune and Victor Rodriguez enjoy their dog sled ride at the O t t a w a Area Center. With over 40 kids in attendance, the day provided a fun time for all i n v o l v e d . (Higher Horizion Archives)

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Mimi Wacker, Jack Mulder, A m y Rife, Lori S i m m e r . Karen Elliot, Melissa M a n c h e s -

M a k i n g Progress Juniors Mimi Wacker, Laurie Hutchenreuther, M e l i s s a Manchester and sophomore Lori Simmer show off their f i n i s h e d wall in the Mendoza's living room. Each Saturday, the project became closer to completion. (Habitat Archives)

Pine Grove Two brave campers prepare their "home" for the night during the fall sleepout in the Pine Grove. Campers used ingenious combinations of cardboard and sleeping bags to keep warm. (Habitat Archives)

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RuiMing Made u p of a r o u n d 9 7 s t u d e n t s , H a b i t a t f o r H u m a n i t y r e p r e s e n t s the f i g h t a g a i n s t h o m e l e s s n e s s a n d the c r e a t i o n of Hands and Knees Sophomore Lori Simmer stirs the paint used at the Mendoza house. Hard work and "sweat equity" helped make the h o m e f o r the Mendoza family. (Habitat Archives)

d e c e n t h o u s i n g f o r l o w - i n c o m e f a m i l i e s . O n e p r o j e c t t h e y t o o k on c o n s i s t e d of a y e a r l o n g r e b u i l d i n g of the M e n d o z a H o u s e on 19th street. H a b i t a t f o r H u m a n i t y v o l u n t e e r s are m u c h m o r e than b u i l d e r s . T h e y are a link b e t w e e n the H o l l a n d c o m m u n i t y a n d the c o l l e g e s t u d e n t s . T h e g r o u p m a k e s a d i f f e r e n c e in the lives of all t h o s e w h o w o r k w i t h H a b i t a t , w h e t h e r t h a t be the f a m i l y or the v o l u n teer. For Halloween, the chapter sponsored a party along with B l a c k C o a l i t i o n f o r the c h i l d r e n of the H a b i t a t f a m i l i e s . In o r d e r to r a i s e m o n e y f o r t h e i r p r o j e c t s , t h e s t u d e n t s did a f a l l c l e a n u p by raking and doing lawn maintenance for faculty members. L o o k i n g f o r f o r w a r d to a n n u a l e v e n t s . H a b i t a t g a t h e r s t h e i r c o a t s , g l o v e s , a n d c a r d b o a r d b o x e s f o r s l e e p i n g in the P i n e G r o v e . T h i s e v e n t is f o r the s t u d e n t s to g a t h e r a h a n d s on e x p e r i e n c e of w h a t it is like to b e h o m e l e s s or h o u s e l e s s . T h i s is h e l p e v e r y S e p t e m b e r a n d A p r i l â&#x20AC;&#x201D; a l w a y s the t w o c o l d e s t d a y s of the y e a r s . A f a m o u s q u o t e f o r the w h o l e g r o u p is " W h a t ? I t ' s g o i n g to b e the c o l d e s t n i g h t of the y e a r ? L e t ' s h a v e the s l e e p o u t in the P i n e Grove?" A l s o , f i f t y or m o r e f a m i l i e s s w a r m to d i n n e r w i t h the H a b i t a t m e m b e r s in P h e l p s . P e o p l e d o n a t e d t h e i r g u e s t p a s s e s f o r the d i n i n g hall to h e l p m a k e t h i s h a p p e n . O n w o r k d a y s , s t u d e n t s t o o k h a m m e r s a n d s c r e w d r i v e r s to c o m p l e t e the b u i l d i n g p r o c e s s . A l m o s t e v e r y S a t u r d a y , o r g a n i z a t i o n s j o i n e d H a b i t a t to m a k e a h o u s e f o r the M e n d o z a f a m i l y . At t h e e n d of t h e y e a r , t h e M e n d o z a f a m i l y a l o n g w i t h the m e m b e r s of H a b i t a t h a d s o m e t h i n g to s h o w f o r t h e i r h a r d w o r k - a b r a n d new home.

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s t u d e n t s as w e l l as w i t h its A m e r i c a n s t u d e n t m e m b e r s is a m a i n g o a l of t h e I n t e r n a t i o n a l R e l a t i o n s C l u b . I R C e x i s t s t o p r o v i d e s a s o c i a l o u t l e t f o r all s t u d e n t s i n t e r e s t e d in c u l t u r e s b y p r o v i d i n g social gatherings, activities, and functions. A f e w e x c u r s i o n s i n c l u d e d the a n n u a l t r i p to C h i c a g o a n d the annual trip to C r a n e ' s Apple Orchard. Providing a support structure for international students who t r a v e l l e d to H o l l a n d , w h i l e a l s o a l l o w i n g A m e r i c a n s t u d e n t s to interact with international students International Relations Club e x p o s e s e a c h of its m e m b e r s to d i f f e r e n t c u l t u r e s . T h i s a t t i t u d e helps k e e p the International Relations C l u b strong on c a m p u s . I R C a l s o p r o m o t e s c u l t u r a l d i v e r s i t y on c a m p u s a n d e x p o s e s the Holland c o m m u n i t y to cultural diversity through several IRC s p o n s o r e d e v e n t s e a c h year. In a w a y to s t r e n g t h e n t i e s w i t h the H o l l a n d c o m m u n i t y , m e m b e r s of I R C m a r c h e d in the H o l l a n d C o m m u n i t y D a y P a r a d e h e l d d o w n t o w n o n 8th S t r e e t . The International Relations Club hosted Images '98, which is a r e f l e c t i o n of d i f f e r e n t c u l t u r e s p r e s e n t e d o n s t a g e . In t h e f a l l , i n t e r n a t i o n a l s t u d e n t s p r e s e n t e d the F o o d F a i r at P h e l p s w h i c h c o n s i s t s of s p e c i a l t i e s a n d t r a d i t i o n a l c u i s i n e f r o m v a r i o u s countries. F o o d s f r o m Russia, India, Japan, and Palestine w e r e o n l y a f e w of t h e o p t i o n s a v a i l a b l e . F o r t h e first s e m e s t e r , t h e l e a d e r s h i p of t h e g r o u p c o n s i s t e d of c o - p r e s i d e n t s s e n i o r s E l l e n K a s s i s a n d M i l u s k a M o n r o y . S o p h o m o r e J a m e s S i t a t i s e r v e d as s e c r e t a r y w h i l e s e n i o r A u r o r a O ' B r a t e w a s the t r e a s u r e r . J u n i o r S a f i U d i e n a n d s e n i o r Jill F l o y d r o u n d e d o u t t h e e x e c u t i v e c o m m i t t e e w i t h p u b l i c i t y . In the s p r i n g , K a s s i s c o n t i n u e d as p r e s i d e n t a n d did S i t a t i a n d O ' B r a t e w i t h their positions. S o p h o m o r e s Banu D e m i r a l p and Seth Bruggers a n d w e l l as s e n i o r C a r r i e T e n n a n t t o o k o n the r o l e of p u b l i c i t y . W i t h a n o p e n a t t i t u d e a n d a n a c t i v e p r e s e n c e in the c o m m u nity, I R C is a b l e to a c c o m p l i s h its g o a l of m a i n t a i n i n g ties.

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L. Off Stage Senior Ellen Kassis, from Palestine and sophomore Marie Prov o s t f r o m the U.S.A. prepare for their performance of the Palestinian "Debka" for Images '98. T h e night f e a tured several types of performances from poetry to dancing. (Photo courtesy of Ellen Kassis)


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New F l a v o r F r e s h m a n G h a d e e r Yasser serves some Musakan to the Holland community at the Intern a t i o n a l Food Fair. Besides providing an alternative to the everyday fare of the dining hall, the night provided a chance for IRC to interact with the community. (Photo courtesy of Ellen Kassis)

F r o n t R o w : Miluska Monroy, Jill Floyd; R o w T w o : Safi Udieu. Nicole Yelding; Row T h r e e : J a m e s Sitaii, Aurora O ' B r a l e ; B a c k R o w : Fabiola Monroy, Ellen Kassis.

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Swing Time Dancing the night away, a costumed diva swings to the music of the Atomic Fireballs at the Beaux Arts Ball. Besides swing dancing, the night featured desserts and a chance to escape from one's identity. (Photo by Anthony Perez)

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J o i n Us WTHS leaders juniors Mike McCune, Melissa Ooms, Dan McCue and sophomore Holly Vaughn recruit new members at Orientation's Activities Fair, The chance to be a DJ was open to any student who wanted the chance to learn the r a d i o business. (Photo by Anthony Perez)


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manifest the creative spirit. W T H S 89.9 F M and the O p u s Literary M a g a z i n e both are outlets. W i t h the h e l p of t h e S o c i a l A c t i v i t i e s C o m m i t t e e , W T H S b r o u g h t in Fat A m y a n d t h e S m o k i n g P o p e s f o r the fall k i c k o f f c o n c e r t . A s W T H S w e n t a l o n g it got m o r e s t u d e n t i n t e r e s t a n d a c t u a l l y h a d t h e m o s t D J s o n staff t h a n t h e y ' v e h a d in a l m o s t three years. With almost 60 DJs, W T H S has b e c o m e strong again. A n o t h e r g r o u p o n t h e m o v e . O p u s is the a l i t e r a r y m a g a z i n e Hands On Exective committee members show off their individual finished products during a WTHS social time. With duties ranging from scheduling DJs to planning the music, the EC was essential to the operation of the station. (Photo courtesy of Mike McCune) Crowded House Packing the floor, patrons of the arts celebrate at the Beaux Arts ball. With a chance be c r e a t i v e , costumes ranged f r o m Superman pajamas to togas m a d e of bed sheets. (Photo by Anthony Perez)

a n d o r g a n i z a t i o n f o r t h e s u p p o r t of c r e a t i v e w r i t i n g a n d the a r t s u n d e r the l e a d e r s h i p of e d i t o r s s e n i o r M e l i s s a H e r w a l d t a n d sophomore Joel Cronkite. This year's O p u s staff brought m a n y c h a n g e s and additions to s t u d e n t s . A s a l w a y s , the O p u s s t a f f p r o d u c e d a fall a n d s p r i n g l i t e r a r y m a g a z i n e . O p u s a l s o h o s t e d s t u d e n t r e a d i n g s at the S h a b a n C a f e a n d o n t h e t o p f l o o r of t h e W e s t e r n T h e o l o g i c a l Library. As always, the Visiting Writers Series w a s an important p a r t of t h e O p u s year. W T H S c o n t i n u e d its a n n u a l t r a d i t i o n of h o l d i n g a " C a n s F o r K i d s C o n c e r t . " T h a t c o n c e r t h e l p e d the r a d i o s t a t i o n r a i s e $ 3 0 0 f o r the C o m m u n i t y A c t i o n H o u s e of H o l l a n d . E x p a n d i n g t h e i r v i s i o n , O p u s c e l e b r a t e d t h e arts w i t h m a n y e v e n t s . O n O c t o b e r 4 t h , O p u s h e l d a M a d H a t t e r ' s P a r t y in the P i n e G r o v e . T h e d a y w a s a c e l e b r a t i o n of t h e M a d H a t t e r f r o m D i s n e y ' s A l i c e in W o n d e r l a n d w h o w o r e the n u m b e r s 10/4 o n his c a p . A f t e r an a b s e n c e d a t i n g b a c k t o t h e e a r l y 8 0 ' s , O p u s r e v i v e d the B e a u x A r t s B a l l , w h i c h w a s h e l d o n A p r i l 17th in t h e p a r k i n g lot of D e P r e e . R e a c h i n g o u t to m a n y m u s i c a l t a s t e s , the F M s t a t i o n p l a y e d t h e m u s i c o v e r the air w a v e s f r o m 8 a . m . to 2 a . m . e v e r y d a y a n d w a s c o m m i t t e d to g i v i n g c a m p u s a n d t h e H o l l a n d c o m m u n i t y a w i d e v a r i e t y of m u s i c . A m a i n f o c u s of W T H S h a s a l w a y s b e e n to broadcast music that cannot be heard on any other station. They w e r e a b l e to c r e a t e a p r o f e s s i o n a l e n v i r o n m e n t f o r D J s to learn t h e t r u e w a y s of r a d i o w h i l e h a v i n g f u n at t h e s a m e t i m e . T h e y w e r e a b l e to o f f e r s o m e g r e a t s p e c i a l t y s h o w s s u c h as o n l y 8 0 ' s m u s i c , the G r a t e f u l D e a d S h o w a n d t w o C h r i s t i a n R o c k s h o w s d u r i n g the e v e n i n g . O n e of O p u s ' m o s t s u c c e s s f u l e v e n t s is the V i s i t i n g W r i t e r s S e r i e s . B r i n g i n g s o m e of t h e b e s t c o n t e m p o r a r y w r i t e r s to c a m p u s , t h e s e r i e s h a s b e e n a d m i r e d by c o l l e g e s of all s i z e s . In S e p t e m b e r , a w a r d w i n n i n g a u t h o r J o y c e C a r o l O a t e s c a m e to campus, after funding Other visiting writers included Lorrie M o o r e , Lee K. Abbott, Jackie Bartley, Jesse Lee Kercheval, Lisa Lenzo, and N a o m i Shihab Nye with The John Shea Trio.

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"lest for the fun of it," the Social Activities Committee (SAC) makes weekends on campus a little more exciting. Since over 80% of students stay on campus over the weekends, an organization to make some fun is a neccesity on campus. Founded in 1973, SAC exists to give students an opportunity to participate on campus. It provided many of events for the year to accomplish this goal. From the beginning, they brought comedians and song writers to the Kletz on Friday nights. Comedian Vic Henly & Buzz Sutherland opened the year with singer/song writers Barbara Bailey Hutchison and Mark Eddie making appearances. Later, "A Touch of R.E.A.L.I.T.Y" brought a spoken word performance to the Kletz. At the end of the first semester, nationally-known hypnotist Tom DeLuca brought his spell to campus and had a few too many acting strange and many others laughing. After the comedians, many headed to Winants Auditorium in Graves Hall to see the campus movie, held on most weekends. Flicks such as I Know What You Did Last Summer, M\ Best Friend's Wedding and Fluhher packed the house on Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons. SAC also sponsored traditional events held every year. The All College Sing hit the stage in October and featured some of the most talented people on campus. Its counterpart in the spring. Talent Jam, took a lighter attitude towards performance. Homecoming showed off today's organizations to alumni and community members with a parade, a hoedown and the crowning of the Homecoming king and queen. SAC director Mary Lucas took home a pair of wooden shoes and a crown as queen. In February, SAC hosted Siblings' Weekend with fun events such as frisbee painting and a sing along with the chapel singers, younger brothers and sisters came to campus and hung out with their siblings. The next weekend, SAC held a night out on the town to act a little more formal. Party-goers dressed up in their finest to attend Winter Fantasia. Dancing and desserts filled the dreamy night at the Amway Grand in Grand Rapids. To close out classes for the year, SAC brought inflatable games, bands and sand art to the Pine Grove. Whether dressing for inflatable jousting, riding a plastic bull, or kicking back and enjoying friends and the spring weather, the hundreds of attendants enjoyed the afternoon. The member programming board won several awards for publicity and programming at the national conference in Indianapolis. ^

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Full Plate Testing out a possible entertainer at the NACA conference, sophomore Jenny Trask and j u n i o r Joy Green try out the act f o r t h e m selves while senior Mary Lucas k e e p s them in line. (Photo Courtesy of Jenny Trask) Group Bonding The upperclassmen leadership enjoys a dinner at Planet Hollywood with advisor Anne BakkerGras. BakkerGras provided invaluable leadership by spending many hours with the group. (Photo Courtesy of Jenny Trask)


Calming Moments SAC members take a b r e a t h e r during Winter F a n t a s i a . The night in G r a n d Rapids featured a caricature artist as well as a DJ. (Photo Courtesy of Jenny Trask)

F r o m L e f t to R i g h t : Erin Ovemieyer. Mary Lucas. Jenny Trask. advisor A n n e Bakker-Gras. Leischen Verwy s. Joy Green, Kevin Randall, Drew McCulley, Teresa Mussel m a n , Steven M c B r i d e . Kalie Crispin. Andrew G o o k i n . Dave Rohner. Jesse M e n n i n g .

Wild West Junior Brian Field negotiates his position with the inflatable bull during Spring Fling's festivities. The SAC event filled the Pine Grove with games ranging from football to jousting. (Photo by Shannon Gould)

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F r o n t R o w : Christy C o l b r u n n , Anthony Perez. Jamie R a a b e , E m i l y Gissclson; R o w T w o : Brandy S c h e n c k , Stacy H o g i u n d . Nikelle Johnson, A m a n d a Black; B a c k R o w : Jeff H o w a r d . Carl B u s s c m a , A n n i e Jakosz,

Jungle Food Milestone freshman wait for dinner during the Saturday night of the National College Media C o n f e r e n c e . They had the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of college yearbook production. (Photo by Nikelle Johnson)

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Tiger Time Freshman Jeff Howard and junior Amanda Black fall victim to the grips of some white tigers at F.A.O. Schwartz. The fantasy world of toys enchanted the staff. (Photo by Nikelle Johnson) Instant Change Senior Anthony Perez tries on a new hat and a new look at a Navy Pier hat shop. Spending Halloween at one of Chicago's busiest night spots was a highlight of the trip. (Photo by Nikelle Johnson)

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Tear Recording the y e a r f o r f u t u r e r e f e r e n c e , the M i l e s t o n e staff w o r k e d d i l i g e n t l y to m a k e s u r e e v e r y o n e c o u l d r e m e m b e r the u n i q u e e v e n t s of year. Sound Check Junior Christy Colbrunn and senior A n t h o n y Perez enjoy the sounds of the season while shopping. As a team, they brought their design skills back to the Milestone office. (Photo by Amanda Black) Bright Lights The staff enjoys the fall weather and the Chicago skyline at Navy Pier. While working so hard together, the staff created a strong bond. (Photo by Min Olta)

E x i s t i n g to c h r o n i c l e the h a p p e n i n g s of the e n t i r e s c h o o l y e a r , t h e M i l e s t o n e s e e k s to c o v e r b o t h the o n e t i m e a n d the t i m e l e s s e v e n t s of the year. S i n c e c a m p u s e c h o e s w i t h t r a d i t i o n , s o m e t h i n g s d o not c h a n g e . P e o p l e still s t u d y , s p e n d the n i g h t c h a t t i n g w i t h f r i e n d s , s t r u g g l e in the pits of the B l a c k R i v e r a n d i n t e r a c t w i t h f a c u l t y in a l e a r n i n g e n v i r o n m e n t . S o m e t h i n g s , h o w e v e r , o n l y h a p p e n e d o n c e . F o r i n s t a n c e , the f o o t b a l l t e a m b a t t l e d t h e i r first-ever night g a m e on C o m m u n i t y Day. A preacher n a m e d Tom b r o u g h t his t h u n d e r i n g v i e w p o i n t s to c a m p u s a n d El s n o w in M a r c h b u t l e f t J a n u a r y a n d F e b r u a r y a r a i n y T h e M i l e s t o n e covered this year by a s s e m b l i n g a w r i t e r s , p h o t o g r a p h e r s a n d c o m p u t e r p e o p l e to w o r k

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C o n t i n u i n g t h e e x p a n s i o n f r o m t w o y e a r s a g o , t h e staff g r e w to o v e r 2 0 p e o p l e f r o m t h r e e o n l y t w o b o o k s b e f o r e . E a c h staff p e r s o n c o n t r i b u t e d to the t e a m e f f o r t b y p r o v i d i n g w h a t t h e y did best. F i r s t s e m e s t e r , the staff a t t e n d e d the N a t i o n a l C o l l e g e M e d i a C o n f e r e n c e in C h i c a g o . B e s i d e s l e a r n i n g t h e f u n d a m e n t a l s of y e a r b o o k p r o d u c t i o n , t h e staff hit s o m e of C h i c a g o hot s p o t s like N a v y P i e r a n d W a t e r T o w e r P l a c e . T h e y a l s o m a d e an a p p e a r a n c e in the a u d i e n c e of The Jenny Jones Show. T h e staff w e n t t h r o u g h s o m e c h a n g e s in l e a d e r s h i p as s e c o n d s e m e s t e r r o l l e d a r o u n d . F i n i s h i n g the b o o k b e c a m e a m a j o r t a s k for those w h o were left. ^

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News F o r the m e n a n d w o m e n of the A n c h o r s t a f f , j o u r n a l i s m is an addiction. Sports editor, s o p h o m o r e M i k e Z u i d e m a , said, "The A n c h o r is like a c u l t . O n c e y o u get in. w e ' l l n e v e r let y o u out again." T h e A n c h o r h a s b e e n t h e n e w s p a p e r at t h e C o l l e g e s i n c e 1 8 8 7 , c h a n g i n g a n d e v o l v i n g i n t o the a v e r a g e 12 p a g e s p r e a d t h a t

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we read today. T h i s y e a r t h e A n c h o r w a s b u s y b r e a k i n g s t o r i e s s u c h as t h e

Meeting Senior Glyn Williams sorts t h r o u g h story ideas for the second-to-last issue at a staff meeting. With two meetings a week, the staff o r g a n i z e d the issue that appeared each week. (Photo Courtesy of Stacy Bogard)

h o m o s e x u a l B i b l e s t u d y l e a d e r a n d the c l o t h e s l i n e a g a i n s t i n t o l e r a n c e . T h e A n c h o r a l s o r e l e a s e d a t w o p a g e c o l o r s p r e a d of the Pull a n d c o n t i n u e d t h e t r a d i t i o n of p r o d u c i n g t h e i n - j e s t A p r i l F o o l ' s Day paper, the Ranchor. O n e g o a l of t h e A n c h o r is t o p r o v i d e t h e c a m p u s c o m m u n i t y w i t h c u r r e n t n e w s a n d e v e n t s w h i c h the r e a d e r s m a y not o t h e r w i s e hear. D e p e n d i n g on the w e e k , the A n c h o r may have a n y w h e r e b e t w e e n 2 5 - 3 0 m e m b e r s , w i t h 17 k e y r e g u l a r s . D u r i n g t h e last w e e k e n d in O c t o b e r the A n c h o r s t a f f t r a v e l e d to C h i c a g o f o r the N a t i o n a l C o l l e g e M e d i a C o n v e n t i o n . T h i s y e a r ' s staff w a s f u l l of f r e s h f a c e s a n d a f e w r e t u r n i n g u p p e r c l a s s m e n , w h i c h c o m p r i s e d a w i d e v a r i e t y of p e r s o n a l i t i e s . F r e s h m a n S a r a L a m e r s s a i d , "I h a v e b e g u n to r e a l i z e h o w m u c h 1 h a v e l e a r n e d f r o m t h e u p p e r c l a s s m e n a n d will m i s s t h e i r g u i d a n c e a n d l e a d e r s h i p n e x t year.'

Hockey Crowd Stopping before a Chicago Blackhawks NHL game, the staft who went the National College Media Conference prepare to enter the United Center. During the conference, nationally-known columnist Bob Greene singled out Glyn Williams during one of his stories. (Anchor Archives)

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Free T P Religion Editor senior Amy Hall takes advantage of the supplies of the DeWitt center as freshman Intermission Editor Sally Smits waits for a staff meeting. Both pages covered events which concerned the College community with vision. (Photo Courtesy of Stacy Bogard)


F r o n t R o w : N o e i l e Wood, Jessica M c C o m b s ; M i d d l e R o w : A m y - L y n n Halverson, M i r a m Beyer, Mike Z u i d c m a , Glyn Williams, Laura M i h a l o f : B a c k R o w : A m y Hall. Matt Siercnberg, N i c o l e DeChelhor. D a v e Schrier, Becky Hollenbeck. Josh Neucks.

F r o n t R o w : Lori Jean Irvine, Ashley Tanner, Stacey Slad. Josh NeucLs, Glyn Williams. Stacy Bogard, Johnathan M u e n k . B a c k R o w : Andrew Lotz, Malt Sterenberg, Joslin Feinauer. Kate Folkert, Sally Smits. Paul L o o d e e n . A m y - L y n n Halverson, M i k e Z u i d e m a .

Work Station Production Editor Dave Schrier and Campusbeat Editor Stacy Bogard work on page one during a Tuesday night work session. The paper hit newsstands on Wednesday, so late Tuesday nights were not strangers to this staff. (Photo Courtesy of Stacy Bogard)

Toy Story Along with sophomores Ashley Tanner and Mike Zuidema, freshmen Sara E. Lamers and Sally Smits enjoy some stress-relieving entertainment at a Chicago toy store. The conference provided a break for the tedious life of a college student. (Anchor Archives)

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Fair Cinderella Playing the fairy tale princess, freshman Kristin Sorensen laughs while freshman Tracey Miller stays serious. Over 50 people attended the Christmas party. (Photo Courtesy of Gisela Strand-Hales)

C o m m o n Cuisine Members of the German club try their version of German cooking by making "spaetzle" at their annual Christmas party. Along with German-version skits and decorations, the night brought a bit of Europe to campus. (Photo Courtesy of Gisela Strand-Hales)

S n a p Shot Junior Michelle Lynch stops for a picture while professor John Shaugnessey finishes a snack. Active across campus. Lynch took the opportunity to learn more about her major before looking into graduate schools. (Photo Courtesy of Becky Gerhardstein)

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Cpnrpmri Open t o a n y o n e i n t e r e s t e d in l e a r n i n g m o r e a b o u t t h e i r r e s p e c t i v e f i e l d s of s t u d y , t h e G e r m a n a n d P s y c h o l o g y c l u b s s p e n t the y e a r e x p l o r i n g . T h e t h i r t y m e m b e r s of t h e G e r m a n C l u b h a d a b u s y year. F r o m t h e start of the y e a r , t h e y b r o u g h t G e r m a n c u l t u r e to c a m p u s . S t a r t i n g w i t h b i - w e e k l y m e e t i n g s , the s t u d e n t s p l a n n e d a n d o r g a n i z e d e v e n t s s u c h as G e r m a n d i n n e r s , a n d f i l m n i g h t s . W a n t i n g to be r e m e m b e r e d f o n d l y f o r p r o v i d i n g b o t h f u n a n d i n f o r m a t i o n , the P s y c h o l o g y C l u b d e s i g n e d t h e i r e v e n t s a r o u n d a s i m i l a r g o a l . T h e f i r s t e v e n t w a s the p o t l u c k P s y c h o l o g y D e p a r t m e n t d i n n e r h e l d at Dr. D a v i d M e y e r ' s h o m e , w h i c h w a s c o s p o n s o r e d b y Psi C h i . T w o s p e a k e r s f i l l e d the bill f o r the n e x t e v e n t s . Dr. R a m S i n g h f r o m I n d i a g a v e a l e c t u r e o n h y p n o t h e r a p y , a n d p r o f e s s o r Edlira H a x h i y m e r a f r o m A l b a n i a spoke on w o m e n ' s issues. W i t h the g o a l to g a t h e r i n f o r m a l l y a n d e n j o y G e r m a n a c t i v i ties, the G e r m a n c l u b w a n t e d to m a k e a b r e a k f r o m t r a d i t i o n a l c l a s s r o o m s t y l e of l e a r n i n g . H o s t i n g K a f f e r b l a t c h a l o n g w i t h G e r m a n d i n n e r s , t h o s e i n t e r e s t e d in G e r m a n c u l t u r e h a d t h e o p p o r t u n i t y t o t a s t e f o o d , t h a t a c c o r d i n g to the c l u b , is " a w e s o m e , interesting and yummy." S i n c e f e w s t u d e n t s will p a s s u p f o o d , the P s y c h o l o g y C l u b a l s o i n c o r p o r a t e d c u i s i n e i n t o t h e i r s c h e d u l e of e v e n t s . A g a i n w i t h Psi C h i , t h e c l u b t h r e w a d e p a r t m e n t a l C h r i s t m a s p a r t y . A s a f u n d raiser, t h e y d e s i g n e d a n d s o l d P s y c h o l o g y D e p a r t m e n t t - s h i r t s a n d Dinner Time At the beginningof-the-year party, members of the Psychology Club partake of food prepared by both faculty and students. The club provided a chance for everyone interested in P s y c h o l o g y to meet on an informal basis. (Photo Courtesy of B e c k y Gerhardstein)

sweatshirts. F o r t h o s e i n t e r e s t e d in t h e s c i e n c e of the m i n d , t h e g r o u p w a s f o u n d e d as a r e s p o n s e to s t u d e n t s w h o w a n t e d to get t o g e t h e r in b o t h a s o c i a l a n d a c a d e m i c e n v i r o n m e n t . It a l s o p r o v i d e s a c h a n c e to m e e t f a c u l t y m e m b e r s o n a m o r e p e r s o n a l level. H o p i n g to m a k e P s y c h o l o g y f u n a n d i n t e r e s t i n g a n d m o r e v i s i b l e , the c l u b hopes the continue next year with the out-of-class activities. T h e G e r m a n c l u b w a n t s to m a k e l e a r n i n g G e r m a n f u n , as t h e y h a v e d o n e f r o m t h e i r f o u n d i n g in 1 9 5 2 a n d h o p e s to d o so in the f u t u r e . W a n t i n g to m a k e l e a r n i n g m o r e t h a n a c l a s s r o o m e x p e r i e n c e , the G e r m a n a n d the P s y c h o l o g y c l u b b r o u g h t t h e i r m e m b e r s n e w e x p e r i e n c e s through events and reaching goals.

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F o r t h e m e m b e r s of Psi C h i a n d T r i - B e t a , m a k i n g l e a r n i n g a f u l l t i m e a c t i v i t y b e c a m e a vital r e a s o n f o r b e i n g . E x i s t i n g f o r a t h r e e f o l d p u r p o s e , T r i - B e t a s e e k s to p r o m o t e research, promote biological education and create a brotherhood of b i o l o g y m a j o r s . F o u n d e d in 1950, the n a t i o n a l b i o l o g y h o n o r s o c i e t y m e m b e r s are a l r e a d y e s t a b l i s h e d in the b i o l o g i c a l s c i e n c e , s i n c e t h r e e s e m e s t e r s of b i o l o g i c a l w o r k is a p r e r e q u i s i t e f o r m e m b e r s h i p . T h e m e m b e r s a l s o c o m b i n e d w i t h the B i o l o g y C l u b to e n s u r e m e e t i n g as o n e g r o u p . Psi C h i e x i s t s to f o r t h e p u r p o s e of e n c o u r a g i n g , 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 e x c e l l e n c e in s c h o l a r s h i p a n d a d v a n c i n g the s c i e n c e of p s y c h o l o g y . M e m b e r s h i p of the h o n o r s o c i e t y is o p e n to m e n a n d w o m e n w h o m a k e p s y c h o l o g y as o n e of t h e i r m a j o r i n t e r e s t s a n d m e e t s o m e m i n i m u m r e q u i r e m e n t s . It h a d t h e i r g o a l s f o r the y e a r : to p r o v i d e a c a d e m i c r e c o g n i t i o n to its i n d u c t e e s b y t h e m e m b e r s h i p a n d the f a c u l t y a n d to n u r t u r e the s p a r k of t h a t a c c o m p l i s h m e n t by o f f e r i n g a c l i m a t e c o n g e n i a l to its creative development. B o t h g r o u p s p r o v i d e d s e v e r a l e v e n t s to m e e t t h e i r g o a l s . T r i -

Chemical Bond Tri-Beta members e n j o y the warm fall along with faculty members and their f a m i l i e s during a bonding experience. S p e n d i n g time with the faculty rounded out the learning experience. (Photo courtesy of Elayne Provost)

B e t a h a d p i z z a n i g h t s at V i l l a g e Inn a n d P i z z a H u t . E a t i n g p i z z a o n e m o r e t i m e , t h e y h a d a n i g h t of B i o l o g y O u t b u r s t w i t h the f a c u l t y . H i t t i n g the g r e a t o u t d o o r s , the 2 5 m e m b e r s of T r i - B e t a went horseback riding, sledding and completed a service project at C o n s u m e r ' s P o w e r c l e a n i n g o u t b i r d h o u s e s f o r the B l u e b i r d N e s t i n g P r o j e c t . B e s i d e s b o w l i n g , the g r o u p b e g a n a w e e k l y seminar and coordinated a Science Day for area 3rd-8th graders. T h e y a l s o t o o k t w o t r i p s t h i s y e a r - o n e to t h e a n n u a l P e w S y m p o s i u m in St. L o u i s a n d o n e to t h e r e g i o n a l c o n f e r e n c e at S i e n n a Heights College. F o u n d e d in 1929, t o d a y ' s g r o u p h e l d a g r a d u a t e s c h o o l s y m p o s i u m f o l l o w e d b y a l e c t u r e f r o m Dr. J a m e s M o t t i f f . N e x t , they helped those w o r k i n g on g r a d u a t e school applications by s p o n s o r i n g a s e m i n a r o n h o w to w r i t e a p e r s o n a l s t a t e m e n t . A l o n g w i t h t h e P s y c h o l o g y C l u b , t h e 3 9 m e m b e r s of Psi C h i c o sponsored a potluck dinner with the faculty. Both groups also held a pizza party right b e f o r e first s e m e s t e r e x a m s . T h e also gave t h e s e m i n a r " M a n i c D e p r e s s i o n a n d the C o l l e g e S t u d e n t , " a n d h e l d t h e P s y c h o l o g y D e p a r t m e n t p o s t e r p r e s e n t a t i o n . In A p r i l , t h e g r o u p inducted 25 new m e m b e r s . M a k i n g l e a r n i n g of t h e s c i e n c e a f u l l e x p e r i e n c e m a r k e d t h e y e a r f o r b o t h of t h e s e h o n o r s o c i e t i e s .

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Sight-Seeing Along with Dr. M i n - K e n Liao, members of TriBeta stop during their trip to St. L o u i s to e n j o y the fall foliage. The trip into nature provided a firsthand look at m a n y of the things previously s t u d i e d . (TriBeta archives)


Welcome Seniors Jill Pohlman, Erik Manninen, and Becky Gerhardstein emcee the induction of new members. As officers of the club, they planned many of the year's seminar and events, (Photo courtesy of Becky Gerhardstein)

F r o n t R o w : Kimberly M a x o n ; B a c k R o w :

E l y a n c Provost, Bradley Andersen. Dana Marlot. Elizabeth

Card, Jason Roberts. Andrew Wyatt, Shannon Ellis.

if, F r o n t R o w : George Landlot. Alex R u c h , Erin T h o m p s o n . Mollic Schodorf, C a r o l y n Haase. Krisly Dairy mple. Katrina Harris. Dara S p e a n n a n : Row T w o : Jill P o h l m a n . professor L o m a Jarvis. Becky Gerhardstein. Abby Pochert, Liz Collins, Leah Ott, C y n t h i a W i l h e l m . Michelle Banett, Ellen Kavsis. Stacic Hopkins. B a c k R o w : Derek Zoeteway. Missy VanNuil. Joy H a n k a m p , Julie Tracy. Erik Manninen. Brett Mulder. Andy Zwyghui/.en. Tim F r a n k l y n .

Signing In Sophomore Alex Ruch signs the Psi Chi roster as he officially becomes a new member during the induction ceremony in April, The fraternity inducted 25 members interested in the psychological sciences, (Photo courtesy of Becky Gerhardstein)

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F r o n t R o w : T.J. Achate, R o x a n n e Pascente, Erin M a y e r ; B a c k R o w : J e n Spalding, A n n a Rcselc. M a x i n e D e B r u y n , A n n a Burns, G i n a B u w a l d a .

Peek-a-Boo Senior Anna Resele and juniors Roxanne Pascente and Anna Bums peek out from a set used in a dance concert. From publicity to performing, the students of Sigma Omicron worked on all aspects of the productions. (Sigma Omicron Archives)

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Theatre Buddies Junior David Theune and sophomore Dave Flemming work at the DeWitt Studio Theatre at a weekly meeting. A f t e r the members resurrected the Forum, they hoped to see growth in the future. (Photo courtesy of David Theune)


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Creating c o n n e c t i o n s Story Time AtVanWylen Library, Sigma Omicron dancers do some research for an upcoming student dance concert. The concert set children's stories and fantasies to rhythm as well as music. (PR Photo)

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O m i c r o n and the Theatre Forum allow those with creative tendenc i e s to e x p r e s s t h e m s e l v e s . O p e n to d a n c e m a j o r s a n d m i n o r s w h o h a v e a c h i e v e d a c a d e m i c s u c c e s s a n d i n v o l v e m e n t w i t h i n the d a n c e d e p a r t m e n t , S i g m a O m i c r o n e x i s t s to c r e a t e c o n n e c t i o n s b o t h w i t h i n the d a n c e d e p a r t m e n t a n d b e t w e e n the d a n c e d e p a r t m e n t a n d t h e c o l l e g e . The G r e e k letters stand for Strength and Beauty. W i t h a g o a l of r e p r e s e n t i n g the e n t i r e s t u d e n t b o d y . T h e a t r e F o r u m e x i s t s f o r the s t u d e n t s w h o a r e in the t h e a t r e d e p a r t m e n t as w e l l as t h o s e w h o h a v e an i t c h to try the t h e a t r e b u t h a v e n o t i m e to p a r t i c i p a t e in the d e p a r t m e n t . T h e y b e l i e v e t h a t art c o m e s in m a n y f o r m s f r o m l i g h t s to c o s t u m e s to sets. A l s o , all f a c e t s of the t h e a t r e are art l i k e d r a m a , c o m e d y a n d i m p r o v i s a t i o n . B o t h g r o u p s a r e r e l a t i v e l y n e w to c a m p u s . S i g m a O m i c r o n w a s f o u n d e d in 1991 w h e n t h e d a n c e d e p a r t m e n t b e g a n its g r o w t h . S i n c e t h e n , the c l u b h a s d o u b l e d in s i z e to 19 m e m b e r s . T h e a t r e F o r u m w a s r e v i v e d s e c o n d s e m e s t e r a f t e r its f i z z l i n g o u t t w o y e a r s a g o . T h e c u r r e n t m e m b e r s will not let t h i s h a p p e n a g a i n , a c c o r d i n g to j u n i o r D a v i d T h e u n e . "I d o k n o w t h e r e is a n e w b u n c h of p e o p l e in T h e a t r e F o r u m , " he s a i d . " W e will n o t let it l e a v e a g a i n . All of the p e o p l e i n v o l v e d are d e d i c a t e d to m a k i n g this a c a m p u s - w i d e g r o u p . W e w a n t to l o o k to t h e f u t u r e , not the p a s t . W i t h t h i s d e d i c a t i o n , t h e g r o u p h o p e s to h a v e m o r e p e o p l e i n v o l v e d at the w e e k l y m e e t i n g s a n d p r o d u c i n g more plays than this year." B o t h g r o u p s h a v e o r g a n i z e d e v e n t s to c e l e b r a t e the arts. S i g m a O m i c r o n g a v e d a n c e l e s s o n s in s w i n g , t a n g o a n d p o l k a f o r t h o s e h e a d i n g to F a n t a s i a . A l o n g w i t h A I M , they h e l d a r e c e p t i o n after D a n c e 24. A l o n g with creating programs, planning rehearsal space and publicly, the group organized several student dance c o n c e r t s . T o a c c o m p l i s h t h e i r g o a l of c r e a t i n g c o n n e c t i o n s , t h e y c r e a t e d f a m i l i e s w i t h i n the d a n c e d e p a r t m e n t of u p p e r - a n d lowerclassmen. T h e a t r e F o r u m c r e a t e d a n E v e n i n g of S c e n e s w h i c h i n c l u d e d t h e a t r e p r o d u c t i o n s f r o m 2 0 s t u d e n t s . At the e n d of the a n d a f u l l l e n g t h o n e - a c t s h o w titled " T h e L i n e t h a t P i c k e d U p 1,000 B a b e s , " w h i c h e x p l o r e d the d a t i n g s c e n e w i t h b i t i n g h u m o r . T h e s h o w p l a y e d f o r a p a c k e d h o u s e in t h e S t u d i o T h e a t r e . T h e y a l s o p e r f o r m e d an i m p r o v i z a t i o n s h o w f o r the m e n t a l l y c h a l l e n g e d as w e l l as h o l d i n g w e e k l y m e e t i n g s .

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d e p t h in t h e i r e d u c a t i o n . S t r i v i n g f o r e x c e l l e n c e in s c h o l a r s h i p , l e a d e r s h i p , s e r v i c e a n d c h a r a c t e r , t h i s g r o u p of E c o n o m i c s a n d A c c o u n t i n g m a j o r s w o r k e d to prepare t h e m s e l v e s for the business world after graduation. T h e g r o u p ' s m i s s i o n is to p r o v i d e e d u c a t i o n a l o p p o r t u n i t i e s f o r m e m b e r s b e y o n d t h a t w h i c h is p o s s i b l e in t h e c l a s s r o o m in o r d e r to m o r e f u l l y d e v e l o p t h e l e a d e r s h i p p o t e n t i a l of m e m b e r s as t h e y p r e p a r e to e n t e r the b u s i n e s s c o m m u n i t y . B e i n g a c t i v e in the b u s i n e s s c o m m u n i t y m e a n s c o n n e c t i n g w i t h e s t a b l i s h e d l e a d e r s in the c o m m u n i t y . S e v e r a l l e a d e r s of the b u s i n e s s c o m m u n i t y m e t w i t h t h e s e s c h o l a r s . In the f a l l , m e m b e r s h e a d e d to C h i c a g o t o visit s u c h c o m p a n i e s as the A r t Instit u t e of C h i c a g o a n d F o o t , C o n e & B e l d i n g A d v e r t i s i n g . F o r e x e c u t i v e b r e a k f a s t s a n d d i n n e r s , t h e y m e t w i t h R i c h a r d P. K e e l i n g , d i r e c t o r of H e a l t h at t h e U n i v e r s i t y of W i s c o n s i n a n d L u i s A . T o m a t i s , d i r e c t o r of the Van A n d e l I n s t i t u t e . T h e y a l s o a t t e n d e d t h e T e m p l e t o n F o u n d a t i o n D i n n e r a n d the W o r l d A f f a i r s Council. T h e B a k e r S c h o l a r s a l s o c a m e to the b u s i n e s s c o m m u n i t y . B r i a n G i b b s of F R T M C o n s u l t i n g , R e n e e H o e k s e m a , r e t i r e d c h i e f of i n t e l l i g e n c e in t h e M i d d l e E a s t , a n d D a v i d a n d J a n e A r m s t r o n g , r e t i r e d e n t r e p r e n e u r a n d real e s t a t e a g e n t r e s p e c t i v e l y all m a d e personal visits. T h e s p r i n g t r i p to S a n F r a n c i s c o w a s a h i g h l i g h t of the year. A c c o r d i n g to the s c h o l a r s , the C i t y b y t h e B a y w a s " a w o n d e r f u l trip for e v e r y o n e - g r e a t b u s i n e s s visits and b e a u t i f u l sight-seeing l o c a t i o n s . " T h e y v i s i t e d t h e B a n k of A m e r i c a , G o l d e n G a t e U n i v e r s i t y , M e r k e l y , M u i r W o o d s , a n d N a p a Valley. A l c a t r a z enchanted these business m a j o r s and did C h i n a t o w n and the Pacific Ocean. T h e l e a d e r s of t o d a y h a v e b e e n i n f l u e n c e d b y t h e l e a d e r s of y e s t e r d a y . E s t a b l i s h e d b y G e o r g e F i s h e r B a k e r in 1937, the B a k e r S c h o l a r s h a v e i n f l u e n c e d r e s p o n s i b l e m e m b e r s of t h e b u s i n e s s c o m m u n i t y . T h e t r u s t w a s n a m e d a f t e r t h e f o u n d e r of the F i r s t N a t i o n a l B a n k of t h e C i t y of N e w Y o r k . In 1977, the t r u s t p u t s its e f f o r t s t o w a r d s o t h e r p r o j e c t s b e s i d e s e d u c a t i o n , so t h e n - p r e s i d e n t G o r d o n Van W y l e n p e t i t i o n e d t o r the u s e of t h e n a m e . A m o d e s t e n d o w m e n t f r o m a l u m n i a n d f r i e n d h a s b e e n set u p to c o n t i n u e t h e l e g a c y of G e o r g e F i s h e r B a k e r . T h e g r o u p g a v e b a c k to the c o m m u n i t y by t u t o r i n g f o r l o w e r level b u s i n e s s c l a s s e s a n d v o l u n t e e r i n g to s e r v e d i n n e r f o r the Holland City Mission. A c c o r d i n g to s e n i o r p r e s i d e n t S u e S c h r o e r d e r a n d s e n i o r v i c e p r e s i d e n t S t e v e D e V r i e z e , n e w m e m b e r s c a n m a k e the b e s t out ot their experience. " T a k e a d v a n t a g e of all of y o u r w o n d e r f u l o p p o r t u n i t i e s a n d get to k n o w e a c h o t h e r a n d h a v e f u n . '

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Namesake While enjoying the beauty of the Pacific Ocean, the Baker Scholars find a beach with the perfect name. The trip to one the m a j o r business centers of the world provided a great opportunity to learn about leadership. (Photo Courtesy of Sue Schoreder) Leadership The Baker Scholars meet with Rudy Petersen, the former CEO of the Bank of America during their trip to San F r a n c i s c o . An admired leader, Petersen was a great inspiration to the g r o u p . (Photo Courtsey of Sue Schoreder)


Trolly C a r Along with their advisor, the group takes a trip on the f a m o u s San F r a n c i s c o trolly. The sights of city were a popular part of the winter break trip. (Photo Courtesy of Sue Schoreder)

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A Dictionary of Current Terms Prepared

by the History

of English

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b a d n.: (Slang) mistake, error; usually one done by a person, as in " m y bad." Ex. Eric said to his m o m , " M y b a d - I forgot to take out the trash." Used among teenagers and young adults. B a l d w i n n.: refining to the brothers Alec. William and Steven, an attractive male, used by Alicia Silverstone in the movie Clueless, the term is mostly used by adolescent to 30 year old females when describing a man to other females; ex. " H e ' s a Baldwin." the chuck Colloquial term, indigenous to the College, referring to a television remote control device. "Who's got the chuck'?; Usage: m e n ' s swim team and Glyn Williams. cool b e a n s ; said when things are going your way. expression of joy, related to the idea that when something is cool it is good or in some way positive, said by teenagers in the Northern suburbs of Chicago, "1 get to go to Mexico over spring break. Cool beans!" cruisin" f o r a b r u i s i n ' ; it is said to someone who is getting on your nerves, so he knows if he d o e s n ' t cut it out y o u ' r e going to hit him. a warning so a person knows he is about to receive a bruise, used in movies and on TV. spoken mostly by adolescent to thirty year old males; can be shortened to " y o u ' r e crusin"." f r i s b e e golf n.: A game patterned after traditional golf, complete with elaborate course and "holes," which are either trees, lamp posts, or Pole Holes" (elevated metal baskets), ex: " T h e C o s m o s are having a frisbee golf tournament this weekend." Users; Various alternative sports enthusiasts and university students. Also prevalent within the college community. g o n e postal: referring to when postal workers go crazy and shoot people after delivering mail their whole lives, it refers to someone who has lost his mind, used by middle aged people; "Since they fired him. he has been running around screaming, he has really gone postal." p h a t adj.: 1. Excellent or superb. 2. Exceptionally and impressively large. [ P ( R E T T Y ) + H(OT) + A ( N D ) + T ( E M P T I N G ) . ] Usage: "Did you see Randolph's new automobile? Man, that thing is phat!" The term originated in California's African-American hip-hop culture. However, it has become widespread a m o n g several ethnic groups and cultures. r o a d r a g e n.: A state of agitation or emotional stress in which angry, aggressive drivers use driving to express frustration: characteristics include running red lights, speeding and tailgating, and in rare cases may escalate to further violence. r o c k v.; (Slang) Used in the phrase "you rock my world," meaning the subject makes the speaker's world better, exceptional, intr. Indicates high esteem of another person. A person who "rocks" is wonderful, excellent, noteworthy. Both can also refer to an object or an event. Ex. "That movie rocks." It may possibly derive f r o m the concept of rock-and-roll. It is often used by young adults. t a n g e n t i z e v.: To digress or diverge. Example of usage: "You ve tangentized long enough. It's time to get back on task," the teacher reminded her student.

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Catching up on the latest campus news, freshmen Noah Tucker and Dan Bos read the final issue of the Anchor. The staff spent t w o long nights for the expanded isse, setting deadlines for both Monday and Tuesday Nights. (Photo by Shannon Gould)

Face to Face Taking some time out for conversation, sophomore Libby Folkert and junior Aaron Todd chat in the Pine Grove during Spring Fling. Students took a c h a n c e to meet friends not seen for a while because of the final rush of the semester. (Photo by Anthony Perez)


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out of all of the n a t i o n ' s c o l l e g i a t e a t h l e t i c c o n f e r e n c e , the M I A A a n d its f o o t b a l l are b o t h o b s e r v i n g a h i s t o r i c a l m i l e s t o n e t h i s s e a s o n . T h e M I A A t u r n e d 100 t h i s y e a r as its f o o t b a l l . D u t c h m e n s h a r e d in t h i s m o n u m e n t a l e v e n t w i t h a c o - c h a m p i o n s h i p title, t h e f i r s t title t h i s d e c a d e a n d t h e i r 15th in t h e i r h i s t o r y . T h e t e a m ' s r o s t e r c o n s i s t e d of 17 s e n i o r s a n d 3 4 r e t u r n i n g l e t t e r w i n n e r s w h o w e r e d e t e r m i n e d to m a k e t h i s a "We had a great team s e a s o n to r e m e m b e r . " W e h a d a g r e a t t e a m e f f o r t all y e a r l o n g , w h i c h h e l p e d m a k e the y e a r a

effort all year long which helped make

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c h a m p i o n s h i p title as w e l l as i n d i v i d u a l honors. The Dutch garnered numerous h o n o r s , m a k i n g t h i s o n e of t h e i r m o s t

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decorated seasons. They earned eight first team honors, five second team honors, nine honorable m e n t i o n s , t h r e e o f f e n s i v e p l a y e r of t h e w e e k a w a r d s , t w o d e f e n s i v e p l a y e r of the w e e k a w a r d s . T h e D u t c h a l s o f e a t u r e d the M o s t V a l u a b l e O f f e n s i v e P l a y e r in the l e a g u e , B r a n d o n G r a h a m . "This has been a very special s e a s o n f o r the t e a m , " G r a h a m said. " W e h a v e w o r k e d e x t r e m e l y h a r d to w i n the c o n f e r e n c e c h a m p i o n s h i p a n d are n o w e n j o y i n g the r e a l i t y of i t . " G r a h a m will h o l d t h i s s e a s o n h i g h in his m e m o r i e s . "It h a s b e e n a g r e a t f o u r y e a r s f o r m e to be a m e m b e r of the f o o t b a l l t e a m . Great Job Celebrating a vital t o u c h d o w n in the M1AA-

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clenching victory, Dutch linebackers huddle up. O n e of the m a n y D u t c h m e n t e a m s to

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h e l o o k e d at his c h a m p i o n s h i p t e a m . " 1 9 9 7 w a s a g r e a t y e a r f o r the C o l l e g e f o o t b a l l t e a m . O u r r o s t e r w a s m a d e u p of a lot of g r e a t y o u n g m e n a n d led b y 17 u n s e l f i s h s e n i o r s , " he said. "I a m very p r o u d of this t e a m for their w o r k ethic a n d their o p e n n e s s of p u r p o s e , " said Kreps.

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defeat Adrian 28-25 to become MIAA co-champions for the first time since 1987.

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Sneaking Through Senior Brandon Graham runs through hole created by the Dutchmen's massive offensive line. Offense made many of the victories possible. (PR Photo)

MIAA season, the Dutchmen shut out Kalamazoo College 28-0 in the battle of the Wooden Shoes.

October 25: A win over Alma College 51-13 helps break a four-way lie for second place in the M I A A standings behind Adrian.

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Faking It Junior quarterback Justin Wormmester drops back for a pass after the fake hand-off to senior Brandon Graham. The potent combination racked up yards as well as touchdowns. (PR Photo)

Front R o w : Todd Hornsby. Mall Luhmunn. Jim Shields. Lou Raj. Rick Fruns. T i m Dyksira. Brandon G r a h a m . Bryan Boodt. A d a m O s m u n . Travis Williams. Josh B m w c r . Todd Vasicck. J a red Vickers. Broil Kohlcr. Justin Alberlson. Aaron Olis. Brad Bolton: Svcoiul Row: Kevin Richardson. Mali P u t n a m . Brandon Smith. J e r e m y Gas|K*r. Justin Wormmeester. Marl Gravelyn. Andy G o h l . Mark Hol'stee. Kelly Smith. Tony Pelkus. G r e g V a u g h a n . T i m Alles. Ryan Redinger. Jason Hester. Jell Hondorp. John Soltis. Scott Langlois. Jason Main. Andy Fate; Third Row: Mall Bride. C h a d Beaver. Dean Esteves. Corey M o n s m a . Scott Elshrie. Matt A n d e r s o n . Joe F i t / s i m m o n s . Todd Tester. Todd C o o p e r . Dave D e H o m m e l , A d a m P a a r l h e r g . C a s e M c C a l l a . Ross B a l d w i n . J a s o n Redouley. Fred Haekett. Craig Gunter. Dan Wegner. Brian AdhilT. Steve Royer. David Sluit; Fourth Row: Mike Forgue. C h a s e Carpenter. Steve Molesa. Pete Kellepourey. Landon Matthews. Adam Magers. Pal Net/ley. Jason Crottie. Ed Jewell. Aaron Juhar. J a red Hicks. Jason Selkirk. Ted Patrick. Brent Merchant. Chad Ferguson. Brian Grahinski. Matt H a n d / o . Eric Nichols. Mall Russick. Ryan G o n / a l e s . Fifth Row; Bryan Vtilk. Jake Maas. Malt Humbert. Craig M o r t o n . Chris VanHuis. Aaron Smith. Jake Kerwin. Jeremy Heavlin. Courtney Laione, C h r i s Alef. Harley Streeter. Nick Biagini. Jeremy Pearson. Patrick Clancy. Eric S h o o k s . John Dohhins. Andrew Ratke. Nathan Gray, lid G a l l . Ron H e e m s t r a . J a s o n M e e r m a n . Jim L a m b ; S i x t h Row; J.D. G r a v e s . Ryan O v e r m y e r . Greg Brain. Kevin Kudej. Mike Evink. Adam Albertson. Todd Corstange. Clint Douglas. Jim R a s e m a n . Jason Kittleson. Andrew J a m i e s o n . Johii Milan. Todd D y e . Todd Tulgeske. Dave Uyl. John Kaltelus. Brian Beedell. C h a d A m e l t . Dan Kahn. Eric Branch. Back Row: student trainer Tasha Guild, student trainer Andy N o r d e n . student trainer Kelly Gilroy. athletic trainer Roy Rodriguez, trainer Richard Ray. assistant coach Rick C a m p b e l l , assistant c o a c h Doug Smith, assistant c o a c h Tom Cassell. head coach Dean Kreps. assistant coach Mike Rickelts. assistanl coach Jim VanderMeer. assistant coach Slu Frit/, student assistant etnich Todd Kolster. assisiant coach Jim Knapp. m a n a g e r Steve Harriston. equipment m a n a g e r G o r d o n VanderYacht.

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f O r C E S of. energy on the field and on the court, the cheerleaders keep the crowd and the players focused on the game. Two squads assembled throughout the'year for both the football and the basketball teams. Stretching from September to April, practice began early with the football season and finished with the men's basketball appearance in the NCAA tournament. The football cheerleaders stood on the sidelines of Municipal Stadium and helped cheer on the division-winning players. With pyramids and flips, the squad worked up the crowds. As basketball season began, the team took the Civic Center and worked up sold-out crowds of some of the most faithful in all of Division III. They followed the basketball team through the MIAA tournament and the march through the Big Dance, also known as the NCAA tournament. The cheers and excitement followed the men through the Sweet Sixteen. Elite Eight, Final Four, and on to the final game. The energy level brought by both squads made the games unforgettable for both fans and players.

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Seniors Greg Kern and Clint Moore give the football players some words of support after a touchdown. With megaphones and loud voices, crowds and players both heard the message for more spirit. (PR Photo)

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to the F l y i n g D u t c h c h e e r l e a d i n g s q u a d . A t t e n d i n g all h o m e b a s k e t b a l l a n d f o o t b a l l g a m e s , the c h e e r l e a d e r s r a i s e the s c h o o l spirit of o t h e r s t u d e n t s . T h e y are a vital p a r t of the F l y i n g D u t c h s p o r t s p r o g r a m . W h e t h e r s t u n t i n g of c h e e r i n g t h e y c a n a l w a y s be f o u n d o n t h e s i d e l i n e s , doing push-ups after t o u c h d o w n s or b a s k e t - t o s s e s at b a s k e t b a l l g a m e s , t h e y are a l w a y s m a k i n g the g a m e m o r e exciting. Not only do the cheerleaders support the Flying Dutch basketball and football teams, they also attend cheerleading competitions. T h i s y e a r , the c h e e r l e a d i n g s q u a d r e t u r n e d to M i l w a u k e e , W i s c o n s i n w h e r e t h e y c o m p e t e d in t h e U n i v e r s a l Cheerleading Association Camp. Here, the s q u a d f a c e d o v e r 8 0 0 c h e e r l e a d e r s f r o m v a r i o u s s t a t e s . R e a d y f o r the c h a l l e n g e a n d d e t e r m i n e d to s u c c e e d the

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Swing Dance Senior Greg Kern does a balancing act with junior Kim Mason and sopohomore Laura Stob. The moves came from hours of hard work and practice outside the Dow as well as the field of Municipal Stadium, (PR Photo)

and exciting." T h e f a n s p r o v i d e s o m e of the d r i v e f o r K l e i n ' s e n e r g y . " T h e e n t h u s i a s m d e m o n s t r a t e d b y the s t u d e n t b o d y a d d s to the f u n a n d e x c i t e m e n t of c h e e r i n g , " s h e said. T h e c h e e r l e a d e r s not o n l y p r o v i d e d s c h o o l spirit a n d r a i s e d t e a m m o r a l e t h e y e a r n e d s u c c e s s in t h e i r c o m p e t i t i o n . O f t e n o v e r l o o k e d , t h e y truly are a vital p a r t of the F l y i n g D u t c h s p o r t s p r o g r a m .

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M a u r e e n O d l a n d , the s q u a d b e g a n e a r l y . F o r m o s t p e o p l e , t h i s s e a s o n w o u l d h a v e b e e n w r i t t e n o f f as a r e b u i l d i n g y e a r o r a trial y e a r , but O d l a n d u n l e a s h e d a t e a m t h a t c a m e o u t r e a d y to play. Led by senior captains Liz de Haan and Becky S c h m i d t , the team defeated rivals Calvin twice, won the Mt. Union College Invitational and "These past two G r e a t L a k e s C o l l e g e s A s s o c i a t i o n

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1987. O d l a n d had seven letterwinners return: seniors Emily Bakker, de Haan, C h r i s t i e E d i n g , S c h m i d t , K u r i a Van Wieren, and j u n i o r s Kristi L a n g l a n d and H e a t h e r V e i l i n g , e a c h of w h o m b r o u g h t s o m e t h i n g s p e c i a l to the g a m e . "I will n e v e r f o r g e t the w a y L i z m a d e us smile during a tough match, H e a t h e r ' s little b o u n c e a f t e r a g r e a t play. B u c k ' s a w e s o m e e n t h u s i a s m a f t e r e v e r y b l o c k , K u r i a ' s r a n d o m little w o r d s at s t r e s s f u l t i m e s t o m a k e us l a u g h , a n d E m i l y ' s c o n f i d e n c e t h a t w h e n y o u set h e r that b a l l , s h e w o u l d get a k i l l , " s a i d setter Eding. These personalities were tested most on t w o separate o c c a s i o n s : S e p t e m b e r 2 7 a n d N o v e m b e r 6, w h e n b a t t l i n g rival C a l v i n . B o t h t e a m s put e v e r y t h i n g o n the l i n e a n d w e n t t h e f u l l f i v e m a t c h e s . O t h e r t e a m s that fell b e f o r e the o n s l a u g h t of c h i l l s , t h r i l l s , a n d k i l l s were Adrian College, and Ohio

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Wesleyan University. T h o u g h the t e a m w a s d r i v e n by the slogans " N o p a i n " and " W h a t ' s our l i m i t ? " its f o c u s w a s o n b e c o m i n g a b e t t e r a n d m o r e c o h e s i v e unit r a t h e r than being a g a m e - w i n n i n g machine. T h i s c o u l d b e s e e n in t h e r o a d t r i p s ,

which were spent with " R o c k y " movies and Euchre card games. " T h i s s e a s o n o u r t e a m w a s of g r e a t d e p t h a n d character,"' Van W i e r e n s a i d , s u m m a r i z i n g the y e a r of b o n d i n g a n d b o m b i n g . " T h e s e p a s t t w o y e a r s h a v e f o r m e d a g r e a t f o u n d a t i o n f o r the w o m e n ' s v o l l e y b a l l t e a m a n d its p r o g r a m . '

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Action Plan Head coach Marueen Odland meets with her spikers to explain some stragey to capture a game from rival Calvin. Both schools qualified for the NCAA tournament, marking the fourth time since 1990 that two MIAA teams made the highest level of competition. (PR Photo)

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the helm as the new head coach did not stop these ladies' reign at the lop of the MIAA. Kinesiology professor Maureen Odland took over the position from Karla Wolters. The sucess continued as she led the team to a perfect MIAA finish in her first year of coaching. Odland, a Canadian citizen, came from the University of Guclph in Ontario to lead the Lady Dutch to victory. Not only did she win many times, but the NCAA recognized her skill. She captured seventh place, in the Divisuyi III Coach's poll. Her skills do not stop on the hardwoord She also has skill with the sand as well as the hardwood because Odland played professional beach volleyball in Australia in the early Qn\

iruTDlrilAjlljS e p t e m b e r 6: The Lady Dutch open the season at the Ml. Union College Invitational in Ohio, with senior Becky Schmidt named tournament MVP and junior Heather Velting chosen for the all-tournament team. September 13: In an aggressive style of play which a n n o u n c e s their M I A A c h a m p i o n s h i p g o a l , the Lady Dutch o b l i t e r a t e Kalamazoo College at the Great Lakes Colleges Association tournament in Ohio to win the championship.

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Dig It Counting on her knee pads, j u n i o r Kristi L a n g l a n d heads towards the floor in order to make the bump while a Dow Center audience watches the action. Audiences packed the gym many afternoons to see the Lady Dutch dominate. (PR photo) Front Row: Carrie Scoll. Sarah Kelly. Marcy Slolman. Heidi Hiekman. Lexie Oosling. Kendra Maloni. Courtney Cloud: Middle Row: head coach Maureen Odland. Sarah Brown. Jaelyn Vande Wege. Jennifer Gerig. Lindsay Sehrolenboer. Kim Groienhuis. Kristi Langland. Rachel Comegy.s. assistand coachSu/anne Haverdink; Back Row: SusieSchwalenherg. Lmily Bakker. Kuria VanWieren. Eli/abelh deHaan. Christie Eding. Heather Velting. Beck) Schmidt. Amy Brower. manager Rex Castino.

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September 27: The Dutchmen defeat Adrian to make four consecutive shutouts. Junior Darren Toohey makes a career high 16 shutouts in two seasons.

S e p t e m b e r 5: The team travels to a tournament at W a b a s h . T h e men are handed their first toss by Wabash, but they fight back to shut out Kendall 10-0.

N o v e m b e r 1: The Dutch are handed a disappointing loss by Alma 4-3 sealing a second place league finish

September 12 and 13: The Dutch bring home the bacon in the W e n d y ' s Classicgreasing St.Olaf 2-1. September 23: The Flying Dutch go up a g a i n s t W h e a t o n in a tie g a m e which results in a draw for both of these nationally ranked teams.

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W a t c h It Sophomore fullback Clayton Bergsma watches the action across the field while s o p h o m o r e D a v e D o b b and j u n i o r Darren Toohey protect their turf. The Dutch managed nine shutouts this season. (PR Photo) Power Play Rearing back for a kick, junior Zach Jonker prepares to send the ball towards the goal. The defense contributed three goals, six assists and 12 points during the regular season. (PR Photo)

A Leg Up Beating the opponent to the ball, some quick footwork allow sophomore Ben Flimek a chance to make an assist. The strong offense are part of the reason that allowed the Dutch to host a tournament game for the first time since 1983. (PR Photo)

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f o r the f o u r t h s t r a i g h t y e a r , the F l y i n g D u t c h s o c c e r s q u a d a d v a n c e d to t h e N C A A C h a m p i o n s h i p s . A l s o , the f o u r t h s t r a i g h t y e a r , the s q u a d w a s n a t i o n a l l y r a n k e d , p e a k i n g at n u m b e r 9. C l e n c h i n g the r u n n e r - u p p o s i t i o n in the M I A A w a s a d i s a p p o i n t i n g f i n i s h f o r m a n y of the p l a y e r s . " W e w e r e d i s a p p o i n t e d a b o u t the l e a g u e , but w e w e r e a b l e to w i n a few tough g a m e s , " said co-captain junior Darren Toohey. In o r d e r to a d v a n c e to the t o u r n a m e n t , t h e y h a d to d e f e a t W i l m i n g t o n , the s a m e s c h o o l t h a t k n o c k e d the D u t c h m e n o u t of last y e a r s t o u r n a m e n t . This year's g r u d g e match was played on W i l m i n g t o n ' s h o m e field, but a d v a n c e d

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all my friends that are

Another tough game was against nationally ranked DePauw, which the

graduating this year.

Dutch took 3-0 on D e P a u w turf. " W e lost a f e w g a m e s t h i s y e a r that w e p r o b a b l y s h o u l d n ' t h a v e , but I t h i n k o u r a b i l i t y c o u l d be e v a l u a t e d b y o u r

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long friends."

W h e a t o n didn't beat." Toohey agreed the W h e a t o n g a m e w a s o n e of the h i g h l i g h t s of the s e a s o n .

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" O u r tie a g a i n s t W h e a t o n w a s the b e s t p a r t of the s e a s o n , " he said. "It was everyone's favorite game." W h e a t o n w e n t o n to b e the N C A A D i v i s i o n III C h a m p i o n s . " A l t h o u g h w e w o n a lot of big g a m e s , t h e t h i n g I'll r e m e m b e r the m o s t is all m y f r i e n d s t h a t are g r a d u a t i n g t h i s year. W e w e r e n ' t j u s t t e a m m a t e s . T h e g u y s a n d I will be l i f e l o n g f r i e n d s , " s a i d Toohey. The men outscored their o p p o n e n t s 5 4 - 1 6 , a n d p r o d u c e d 9 s h u t o u t s , all while kicking 2 9 4 shots on goal this

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Junior goalie Darren Toohey takes to the air to protect the goal at all costs. The co-captain from Australia led the team, both on and off the field. (PR Photo)

A n d y D r e s s i e r w e r e A l l - M I A A First Team players. Freshman Sean Toohey, seniors Aaron Dean, and Chris D o m b r o w s k i , and j u n i o r s Zach Jonker and Darren Toohey were A l l - M I A A S e c o n d T e a m p l a y e r s . M a t t V a n d e r N a a l d e a r n e d an h o n o r a b l e m e n t i o n . 1997 w a s a b i g r e b u i l d i n g y e a r f o r the D u t c h . T h e s q u a d h a d 19 r e t u r n i n g l e t t e r m e n , but w i t h o n l y f i v e s e n i o r s , the u n d e r c l a s s m e n w e r e a b l e to b u i l d t h e i r s k i l l s f o r next year. ^ 1

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played strong against tough opponents. This strength and determin a t i o n w a s c a r r i e d on t h r o u g h o u t the s e a s o n , f o r t h e D u t c h n e v e r b a c k e d d o w n a n d p r o v e d that t h e y w e r e a f o r c e to f e a r . H a v i n g a y o u n g g r o u p of a t h l e t e s w i t h o n l y o n e s e n i o r , L i s a Knott, w oul d h a v e m a d e this a " 'We i

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who broke scoring records for the team this season," said junior Gretchen Schoon. "This a l l o w e d t h e t e a m to d o v e r y well even with five new starters on the field." M o r s c h e c k t h i n k s the u n i t y of the t e a m led to s u c c e s s . "We had really strong b o n d i n g on the t e a m this year a n d I t h i n k t h a t h e l p e d us succeed," she said. Not only did the roster c o n s i s t of y o u n g p l a y e r s , b u t t h i s s e a s o n b r o u g h t w i t h it a c h a n g e in t h e c o a c h i n g s t a f f . P a u l R o s e n b r o o k s t e p p e d in as the w o m e n ' s h e a d c o a c h .

Down Time Reeling f r o m her blocked shot, sophomore Debbie Burr consults with the other team's goalie. T h e m i d f i e l d e r j o i n e d 11 o t h e r r e t u r n i n g letterwinners on this strong team. (PR Photo)

" T h e y taught us that the g a m e w a s s u p p o s e d to b e F U N . . . a n d it w a s ! ! " s a i d sophomore goalie Andee Spaman. S c h o o n f e l t t h e c h a n g e in

c o a c h i n g s t a f f a d d e d n o h a r m to t h e t e a m . "It w a s a w o n d e r f u l transition, and Paul R o s e n b r o o k did a w o n d e r f u l j o b as n e w h e a d c o a c h . H e h a s b r o u g h t a lot to the p r o g r a m , " she said. M o r s c h e c k a g r e e s . " W i t h t h e a d d i t i o n of o u r n e w c o a c h e s I t h i n k t h e t e a m u n i t y a n d d r i v e to p l a y r e a l l y i n c r e a s e d . " T h e seasons overall record showed how tough these ladies really w e r e . W i t h o n l y o n e s e n i o r , w h o is e l i g i b l e to p l a y a n o t h e r y e a r a n d t h e p o t e n t i a l of e v e r y o n e e l s e r e t u r n i n g , w e c a n e x p e c t to s e e a tough team that may challenge for the c h a m p i o n s h i p next fall. "I h a d an i n c r e d i b l e t i m e p l a y i n g s o c c e r t h i s y e a r ; I c a n ' t w a i t to s e e w h a t is in s t o r e f o r m y last y e a r , " M o r s c h e c k s a i d . â&#x20AC;˘"â&#x20AC;˘"B

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Tangled Up Fighting to gain footing, senior Lisa Knott uses footwork to keep control of the ball while s o p h o m o r e Hillary Reyenga protects her territory. As the only senior on the team, Knott saw her best season finish in the M1AA. (PR Photo) Victory C h a n t W a t c h i n g the o p p o n e n t steam past, players on the sideline cheer on their teammates. The addition of a new coach strengthened the team unity since he has played and coach in the Dutch soccer system since 1992. (PR Photo)

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J j o LH .H i September I: With a new head coach. Paul R o s e n b r o o k , the Lady Dutch hoped to snatch a win to start off their ninth consecutive winning campaign, but are denied with a 2-1 loss at h o m e v e r s u s Wheaton.

S e p t e m b e r 27: Melody Morcheck is the top scorer in the MIAA with 15 points.

September 5 and 6: Willi a weekend on Ihe road, the Lady Dutch grab two wins. Junior Gretchen Schoon scores three goals and gathers two assists in the 6-1 win over Kenyon in addition to the 3-0 win at Wooster College.

O c t o b e r 7 a n d I I : The team regains c o n f i d e n c e with two consecutive home wins, beating Alma 3-2 and shutting out Olivet 3-0.

September 25 and 27: The team grabs a win over St. Mary's 6-1. Continuing Ihe high scoring, another big win over Adrian 7-1 seals

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October 28: The Dutch are unlucky with a 6-2 loss to Calvin. November I: Finishing ihe normal season on a good note Ihe Dutch shutout Alma 3-0. This unfortunately was not enough to send them to the NCAA tournament.

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unity takes time as does team success. The Dutch had the luxury of good team with many years to together. 1997 saw the return of eight letterwinners to the links and the debut of more successful freshmen. Last year's M1AA top-ten finishers, senior Kevin Freng, junior Mark Piersma and sophomore Ben Fellows brought their experience and skills back to the team. Freng captured another top-ten finish and freshmen Andy Nietring stepped up to an eightplace finish. The Dutch again have the luxury of time to build their team.

D o n e Yet? Waiting for freshman Mike Feyen to finish his putt, sophomore Josh Wheller stands on the green. The Dutch travelled to the Winding Creek Country Club to compete in home matches. (PR Photo)

U UJ 3.1S-.L - H i ! September 16: A road trip to Albion starts the season with a third-place Finish. September 20: The Flying Dutch's strength shines through as the men rose to s e c o n d in the meet on Olivet's green. September 22: Getting into the swing of things and proving that they were the s u p e r i o r t e a m , the men bring home a first place finish from Adrian. S e p t e m b e r 29: Working hard at the Defiance meet, the men drop back to second b e h i n d the leader. Olivet.

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are not the easiest thing through w h i c h to rise, especially in the M I A A . T h e s e golfers have seen a steady rise over the last f e w seasons. This year, a m i x of established players and new talent hit the links for the Dutch. We had g o o d golfers to start out with w h i c h was a u g m e n t e d by a g r o u p of talented g u y s , " said senior Jay Prasad. P r a s a d ' s p e r f o r m a n c e this year earned him h o n o r s on the A l l - M I A A S e c o n d Team. Since m e m b e r s h i p is b a s e d on the a v e r a g e n u m b e r of strokes per t o u r n a m e n t , his score of 80.0 strokes put h i m near the top. T e a m m a t e Kevin F r e n g ' s average of 77.9 strokes per t o u r n a m e n t p l a c e d h i m at the top. T h e senior received A l l - M I A A First T e a m h o n o r s for the first time. I w a s f o r t u n a t e to h a v e a g o o d s e a s o n , "

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Sealing It Freshman Michael Evans works to seal a putt at the beginning of a meet. By making efficient putts, the Dutch golfers posted some of the best MIAA course scores. (PR Photo)

the e m e r g e n c e of the new players. F r e s h m e n M i k e Feyen and A n d y Nietring both led the Dutch to victory with a 73 stroke finish. We had three g u y s all-conference last year, but it c h a n g e d this year. We had t w o g u y s m o v e up and the a l l - c o n f e r e n c e returns d i d n ' t even play the last c o u p l e of m e e t s b e c a u s e the f r e s h m e n took their spots," said Prasad. T h e s e c o n d place finish, behind Olivet w a s due to the talent and tough playing in the e n s e m b l e . We had ten guys, all of w h o m had a great deal of talent, trying for one of the top spots. It was extremely competitive. Personally, the competitiveness pushed m e to play the best I c o u l d , " Freng said.

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not win the c o n f e r e n c e c h a m p i o n s h i p t h e y m a d e a g o o d r u n at it. It c a m e d o w n t o t h e last m a t c h w h e r e the w o m e n fearlessly ended their season s e c o n d in t h e M I A A .

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golfers have enough talent to win while some have e n o u g h talent to smash r e c o r d s and rack up championships. Sophomore Ellen Colenbrander is part of the second group, setting three MIAA records for course lows and taking eighth at the NCAA Championships in the spring. Colenbrander brought her rare record-setting skills to the top of the MIAA, finishing second for the season with an 85.1 stroke average. She is only the second AllAmerican golfer ever chosen from the MIAA. Along with only five others, she gained a spot on the Ail-American Second team, adding to her honors. Her talent still has room to grow as she looks towards first place.

fi/uTiTal b'uTi r September 11: Stroke for stroke the w o m e n ' s golf team proved they were to be a force to reckon with after starting their season with a first place at Albion. September 16: A road trip to Defiance results in a third place finish. S e p t e m b e r 20: At Pine River at Alma's links, the team pulls off third place.

Autumn Game On a crisp fall afternoon, freshman Amanda Peters recovers after a long drive. Bringing their talent to the campus links, freshman like Peters contributed to a successful season with strong showings from the beginning of the year. (PR Photo)

October 4: Striving for the top and playing on their own course, the team comes out strokes above the rest. They take first as a team and Ellen Colenbrander medals once

October 6: Staying on top, the women earn another first place finish and Ellen Colenbrander medals once

September 23: Rising to the top, the women tie for first with Alma when they traveled to Calvin.

October 11: Fighting for the league title, the Lady Dutch fall short ending the season with a second place finish to Alma.

September 29: Proving to be a good day, the team takes second and Ellen Colenbrander is the medalist in the meet at Adrian.

May 12-15: Out of 63 golfers, C o l e n b r a n d e r takes eighth place at the NCAA tournament at Grand Valley State's course.

F r o m L e f t to Ri}>ht: Melody Oonk. Eli/abelh Yared. Ellen Collenbrander. Jessiea Carpenler. M i n d i Shilts. Amanda Peiers. Melissa Lucar; head coach Jane Holman.

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O c t o b e r 25: Once again raising their high standards, the Dutchmen runners capture a third-place finish at the Alma Invitational. November 1: The runners finish the MIAA Championship meet in third place due in large part to the strong finishes by freshman Joe Veldman, senior J e r e m y Bogard and sophomore Paul Berke. November 15: Concluding their season with a tenthplace finish at the NCAA Regional meet held in Boston, the team ends a strong season on a high note.

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Front Row: Wes Prescoll, T i m Franklyn, Jeremy Stoner, Chris Kerrins, Jeffrey Kaufman, Joel Ward, T i m Benson, Brennan Hughey; M i d d l e Row: Joe Veldman, Paul Berke, Robert Rutherford, Louis Williams, Bryan VanHaitsma, Mike Pittiglia, Robert Struck, Joshua Metzler; Baek Row: head coach Mark Northuis, student manager Josh Meeuweenberg, Dale Furst, Doug Mulder, Jeremy Bogard, Seott Derby, T i m Cupery, Aaron Vande Wege.

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Senior standout Jeremy Bogard runs towards the end of his final MIAA race. He headed the NCAA finals for his last collegiate race. (PR Photo)

Chugging Along Freshman Joe Veldhof paces ahead of two rival Calvin runners at the MIAA championship meet. Veldman captured ninth place, the top finish for the Dutchmen. (PR Photo)


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all your bets now, because when the race for M I A A c h a m p i o n r e s u m e s again you can be sure of two things: it's too late to change your bet, and the Dutch are going to be in the thick of the race. As the time c a m e for the new season, the m e n ' s team looked beyond a repeat p e r f o r m a n c e of 1996's third-place finish. With a thirst that could be tasted in every r u n n e r ' s mouth, the team chased the M I A A c h a m p i o n s h i p . Each stride meant m o r e than being closer to the finish line; every second counted in the pursuit of a dream. The D u t c h m e n w e r e led captains Jeremy Bogard and Tim Franklyn, until three w e e k s into the season w h e n Franklyn was injured. Several f r e s h m e n rose to the occasion, and returning "Next year is going to letterwinner improved in a team effort be huge, dynamite; to show the M I A A that they were a team to fear. you'll see." Of course, then again, having Piiul BerKe / leum s u p h n m n r e slogans like "roll out the barrel of f u n ! "

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five w o m e n stepped up to "go the distance" for the season. Co-captains senTors Ellen Schultz and Stacy Brown helped lead the cross country team toward success. As the Lady Dutch c a m e closer to beating Calvin than some of the runners "We set our goals can ever remember, these runners were high and depended on counting their successes earned with hard practices and endurance. God to give us the Runners Ellen Shultz and junior Becky T i m m e r achieved AU-American status, strength and courage and Stacy Brown received A l l - M I A A team to meet the challenges honors. Earned in after the national perforwe faced." mance, the most-honored Lady Dutch runners underscored that the importance HrIirixh T i m r n R r / Iimiii i u n i n r of working for a goal. " T h e national meet was the hardest race I have ever run in my life and it took a lot of desire to push myself to the limit," T i m m e r said. To Schultz, coach Mark Northuis was a big part of the team's successes. "He's great, a lot of fun, and he keeps our goals in mind," she said. Northuis credits the success of the team to his runners. " T h e w o m e n ' s off-season preparation, in-season readiness, and excellent leadership of the seniors led to their success this season," he said. T i m m e r looked at her goals. "We set our goals high and depended on G o d to give us the strength and courage to Solo Move meet the challenges we f a c e d , " she said. Despite the snowy grounds, junior Becky T i m m e r These Lady Dutch made their goals h e a d s t o w a r d s the finish line at the league c h a m with all of the success. They remained p i o n s h i p . A c o n s t a n t n a m e at the top of the focused and serious; runners achieved records, T i m m e r j o i n e d Schultz and Brown as personal records; they supported each top finishers. (PR Photo) other and they did have fun. Northuis also recognized the work these Lady Dutch runners put into a successful season. "I would like to thank the seniors for their four years of dedication to the team and the example they set for the future teams," Northuis said.

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S e p t e m b e r 13: A trip to O s h k o s h , Wis. o p e n s the season with a second place finish, showing a glimpse of what these ladies will do. September 27: The ladies take s e c o n d p l a c e in the MIAA Jamboree at Adrian.

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O c t o b e r 11: T h e Lady Dutch lake seventh place out of t w e n t y - f o u r at the Michigan Collegiate Championship at Western Michigan University. October 18: Runners pull off second place at the UR invitational in Rochester, N.Y. with third, fourth and fifth place runners.

O c t o b e r 25: T h e w o m e n continue their ascent to success, winning a first place nod at the Alma Invitational. November 1: The day is a success for the Lady Dutch as they take second at the MIAA championship meet. November 15: The women bring a second-place finish home at the National meet. N o v e m b e r 22: The strong season concludes when the team takes 17th at nationals. Coach Northuis is honored as the Great Lakes Regional Women's Cross-Country Coach of the Year because of the season's success.

On Pace Coach Northuis watches for the next group of runners after sophomore Elizabeth Alvesteffer runs ahead. Northuis provided strong support as a runner himself. (PR Photo)

Warm-up Run F r e s h m a n Jessica H o v a t e r and j u n i o r B e c k y Timmer stretch their legs while waiting for a race to begin during their home meet. Held at the Van Raatle farms, runners had a chance to see natural wildflowers while running. (PR Photo)

Front Row: Jessica Hovaler, Elizabeth Alvesteffer, Andrea Egeler, Anna Wynbeek, Sarah Golden. Shannon Oakley, Rebecca Timmer. Jami Grant. Jessica Mulder. Jennifer Mark. Katie Hilbrecht: Middle Row: Jannah Thompson. Susan Kingma, Angie deForest. Lisa Vredevoodg. Hazel Lawson, Amanda Heydon, Cynthia Bannink, Ann Zeneberg, Stacy Brown, Vanessa Timm. Ellen Schultz, Becky Karrow. Susan VanderWeide; Back Row: head coach Mark Northuis. student manager Josh Meeuwenberg. Keri Law. Andrea Fry, Kristi Beaehum, Megan Powers, Carrie Langstraat, Jamie Passchier. Molly Griebe. Sarah Carpenter. Jennifer Passchier. Mary Hopkins. Nicole Reynolds, assistant coach Melissa Modderman.

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J a n u a r y 7: J u m p i n g into the conference season with high e x p e c t a t i o n s , the t e a m ' s confidence rises after defeating Olivet.

January 31: Ending January in style, the Dutchmen, still leading the conference, defeat Olivet.

J a n u a r y 10: T h e F l y i n g D u t c h m e n prove they are destined for success by netting a victory against Albion.

February 4: Victory over Ablion extends the Flying D u t c h m e n ' s winning streak to 19 games.

January 17: Led by senior David Mulenberg, w h o received his third player of the week honor, they defeated Calvin which makes it nine straight victories for the Flying Dutch.

F e b r u a r y 7: Traveling to Kalamazoo, the men experience a tragic upset. F e b r u a r y 11: L e d by H o l s t e g e and M u l e n b e r g , the Dutch rebound and defeat Calvin, evening up the whole series.

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the basketball season got under way this year, there w e r e some high expectations of the m e n ' s basketball team. " T h e r e was a great deal of pressure on us to win b e f o r e the season even began. E v e r y o n e expects us to play w e l l , " said j u n i o r Pat Stegman. E v e r y o n e had a reason to believe that this season was the one of a lifetime. With all players except three returning f r o m the M I A A c h a m p i o n team of 1996-1997, the squad was full of talent. T h e team started off with a loss to Bethel, but f r o m there went on a h u g e w i n n i n g streak that included an overtime win against c o n f e r e n c e rival "The MIAA champiCalvin College. Team assistant Craig Kopas said, onship is always our " T h e win against Calvin was a w e s o m e . goal during the reguDavid ( M u l e n b e r g ) played great." But then disaster struck in a M o n d a y lar season and we practice, w h e n that s a m e player that played so well against Calvin and had accomplished it, that been leading the team in points broke gave us a boost going his foot. But despite those losses, the team into the tournaments" m a n a g e d to win their third straight Chris Vunder Slice / leum junior MIAA championship. " T h e M I A A c h a m p i o n s h i p is always our goal during the regular season and we a c c o m p l i s h e d it, that gave us a boost going into the tournam e n t s " said j u n i o r Chris VanderSlice. But the Flying D u t c h m e n basketball team fell in the M I A A t o u r n a m e n t to Albion and was not guaranteed an invitation to the N C A A t o u r n a m e n t . A t o u r n a m e n t invitation was given to t h e m and the first three g a m e s w e r e held in their own Dow Center. "After losing to Albion, w e pushed ourselves to do better," said s o p h o m o r e Josh C a n n o n . "That loss ignited our t e a m ' s fire and w e c a m e out and beat C o m i n g In everyone." Junior Pat Stegeman concentrates on the inbound T h e team plowed through three pass with spectators of the Civic Center looking teams to earn a trip to Salem, Virginia on. T h e consistent f o r w a r d scored a high of 22 and the N C A A Division III Final Four points and nine rebounds for the season, (PR for the second time in three years. Photo) The first g a m e brought another victory to the D u t c h m e n and included an emotional m o m e n t when David M u l e n b e r g c a m e in the g a m e to shot two f r e e throws in the second half. "1 was so nervous when I went to the line, more nervous than I have ever been," said Mulenberg. T h e team then faced the biggest g a m e of their lives, the national c h a m p i o n s h i p g a m e against Wisconsin-Platville. "We would of loved to win the c h a m p i o n s h i p , but even though we loss, we are still winners," said head C o a c h Glenn VanWieren. "We c a m e a long way and I am not a s h a m e d that we did not win the g a m e . " ^ k

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J a n u a r y 3 1 : In the high scoring game of the season, the L a d y D u t c h net 100 points and prove to be too much for Olivet.

February 7: Showing their determination for success, the women claim a victory over Kalamazoo. February 11: In a low scoring game against Calvin, the team falls short. February 18: A loss against Adrian leaves the Lady D u t c h in s e c o n d w i t h a MIAA record of 8-4. F e b r u a r y 24-28: Led by p l a y e r of the w e e k Lisa Hoekstra, they create a maj o r upset claiming victory against previously undef e a t e d C a l v i n , to b e c o m e M I A A champions. This allowed the team to advance to the N C A A tournament for the first time since 1990. March 4: After a strong season, guided by senior leadership, the Lady Dutch lose Wisconsin-Oshkosh in the first round of the N C A A championship.

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J a n u a r y 16: Kalamazoo's upset gives the Dutch their only conference loss. January 17: The men bring h o m e a first place trophy from Wheaton. J a n u a r y 24: Continuing their w i n n i n g s t r e a k , the men defeat Albion.

December 5-6: Falling back a few lengths, the Flying D u t c h b r i n g h o m e a t h i r d p l a c e f i n i s h at t h e Wheaton Invitational.

J a n u a r y 3 1 : E n d i n g the MIAA season with success, Dutch bring h o m e yet another victory over Olivet.

J a n u a r y 6: C a l v i n is no match to the strength and style of the Flying Dutch swimmers.

February 11-14: A second place M I A A finish s e n d s seven men to the N C A A Championship.

January 9-10: A second place at the Indianapolis Invitational helps prove their strength.

March 19-21: The 200yard freestyle relay takes seventh at nationals, and the 200-yard medley eighth.

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coach John Patnott k n o w s what success tastes like. In his tenure as head coach, he has led the swim team to seven titles in the 18 years he has been at the College. He has also coached over 70 A i l - A m e r i c a n s and countless A l l - M I A A athletes in his career. H e a d i n g into this swim season, Patnott w a s n ' t sure what to expect f r o m a team that had finished in second for the past two years. "We should really challenge K a l a m a z o o , " Patnott said. "I think it's the kind of challenge w h e r e you have to rise to another level. It's certainly an uphill battle and it's certainly a possi"You can replace bility that we will w i n . " times, but you can't W h i l e the Flying D u t c h m e n finished second for another year, the s w i m m e r s replace individuals. did e n j o y success sending a n u m b e r of individuals to the National C h a m p i o n Every year is different ships in St. Louis, where they finished and that's what keeps tenth. "We s w a m very well and I ' m pleased. coaching interesting." We had a c h a n c e with the men (to win the M I A A meet) and it d i d n ' t work out, J o h n Patnott / head cnach but it was a close m e e t , " Patnott said. " T h e y had a great attitude and that m a d e it very easy to work w i t h . " With their tenth place finish, the Flying D u t c h m e n h a v e finished in the top ten, seven out of the last eight years. The team turned out five A i l - A m e r i c a n individual p e r f o r m a n c e s , highlighted by f r e s h m a n Chris D a t t e l s ' s tenth place finish in the 100-yard backstroke, and senior Brandon N y b o e r ' s 16th finish in the 2 0 0 - y a r d freestyle. Patnott will miss the m a n y of the s w i m m e r s f r o m that team w h o will be lost to graduation, including Nyboer, seniors Dan Shelley, Joe Z u p a n c i c , and Encouragement Troy A u m a u g h e r . S o p h o m o r e Tom B o u w e n s leans over seniors "We had very good leadership on Troy A u m a u g h e r and Steve B r e n n e r to c h e e r on both teams. We had a lot of experience their t e a m m a t e . C o a c h Patnott described the with those guys being able to teach the team as " c l o s e - k n i t . " (PR Photo) u n d e r c l a s s m e n what it's all about and pull together as a t e a m , " Patnott said. " T h e y ' r e really a close knit team and t h e y ' r e going to p e r f o r m very well and it's going to lead us some place in the end." "You can replace times, but you c a n ' t replace individuals. Every year is d i f f e r e n t and that's what keeps coaching interesting," Patnott said. "I mold the training around the abilities of each person in the p r o g r a m . " T h o s e n a m e d to the A l l - M I A A team were j u n i o r Jeff Burgess, f r e s h m a n Chris Dattels, s o p h o m o r e Jarod Lippert, Nyboer, Shelley, and Zupancic.

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small n u m b e r s , the w o m e n ' s swim team was able tcTaccomplish a h u g e a m o u n t of success. They continued their d o m i n a t i o n of the M I A A by capturing their seventh straight league title and 15th overall under head coach John Patnott, "Every year is a dif- in 18 years, the s w i m m e r s carried their to the National C h a m p i o n s h i p s ferent focus. You take success w h e r e the Lady Dutch took fifth place. The Lady Dutch sent four f r e s h m e n , what each team can two s o p h o m o r e s , and a senior to the do individually and nationals, all of w h o m earned AilThe team only carries focus on what that A13mme reimc abne rhonors. s total. The Flying Dutch had three silver team can do." medal finishes between f r e s h m e n Laural J o h n Patnntt / I I I M I I cnach Horton in the 100-yard backstroke, Betsy Vandenberg in the 200-yard breaststroke, and Llena Durante in the 100-yard butterfly. O u r t e a m s w a m with a lot of heart and emotion to achieve our high p e r f o r m a n c e s , " Durante said, " O u r team was really serious about w i n n i n g . " Others that traveled to St. Louis f o r Nationals were senior M o n i c a Stubbs, s o p h o m o r e Erinn Van A u k e n , and f r e s h m e n Katie B a u m a n n and Kara Brinkley. H o n o r e d as M I A A Most Valuable S w i m m e r was Horton. Joining her on the All M I A A team were Durante, s o p h o m o r e Michelle Fangmeier, Stubbs, Van Auken, and Vandenberg. "We had to realize that we had a little smaller team than we had in the Victory past. E v e r y b o d y needs to p e r f o r m well After a narrow defeat of Albion sophomore Llena and accept the pressure of the chalDurante and senior Monica Stubbs celebrate their lenge," Patnott said. " E v e r y year is a win. Along with sophomore Erinn Van Auken, different focus. You take what each the duo set the M I A A record for 4 0 0 Freestyle Relay, finishing in just 3:35.20. (PR Photo) team can do individually and f o c u s on what that team can d o . " N o team has finished lower than third place in the M I A A under Patnott, and he c o a c h e d the 1993-94 team to a second place finish in the nation.

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N o v e m b e r 8: T h e L a d y Dutch begin their season strong as they successfully defeat Saint M a r y ' s in the season opener.

January 24: Bringing home another victory against Olivet, the ladies show glimpses of where they are headed.

N o v e m b e r 21: Stroke for stroke, the Dutch are lengths in front of the competition as t h e d e f e a t G V S U at home.

J a n u a r y 3 1 : E n d i n g the league season undefeated, the Lady Dutch are ready for all competitors. February 11-14: The Dutch swim their way to their seventh straight MIAA conference champion title.

December 5-6: Traveling to Wheaton for the first tournament of the season, the winning streak ends when, against a hard roster, the Lady Dutch finished third out of nine.

March 12-14: Seven memb e r s of t h e L a d y D u t c h swim team qualify for the N C A A Championship in St, Louis, MO. Traveling to the t o u r n a m e n t , all s e v e n w o m e n bring back AllAmerica honors. Their highest finishers Llena Durante, Laural Horton, and Betsy V a n d e n b e r g all received second place recognition.

January 6: The Lady Dutch recover quickly by swimm i n g to a v i c t o r y o v e r Calvin. January 9-10: Traveling to I n d i a n a p o l i s , the Lady Dutch capture a fourth place finish.

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F o r ihe first time, a m e m b e r of the school for Lawrence " D o c " Green served for so man years has received the scholarship established in his memory. Senior Steve DeVrieze received the award for his leadership and academic performance for the Flying Dutch. Established in 1990. players f r o m other M I A A s c h o o l s , i n c l u d i n g the p o w e r h o u s e Kalamazoo received the award. M I A A coaches determine the best player to remember the MIAA coach. " D o c " Green served in many roles on c a m p u s - c o a c h , athletic trainer , professor, as well as chair of the athletic department. According to the 1970 Milestone, his tennis team called him " D a d " In addition to receiving this honor, DeVrieze was named to the All-MIAA second team and won his match at the league championships.

! [J U 1 B f S-ll il U S I M March 28: The Flying Dutch sweep Defiance 9-0 in the M I A A season opener. April l : Traveling to Alma, the team brings h o m e another victory after shutting out the Scots. April 7: Unable to find victory at h o m e , t h e D u t c h loose to Kalamazoo's Hornets 9-0. April 10: Striking back after a defeat, the Dutch post a shutout Albion 9-0.

A p r i l 14: T r a v e l i n g to Calvin, the men could not get into the swing of things, losing to the Knights 5-4. April 21: With a strong finish to the conference season, the Dutch s w e e p Adrian leaving them with a 4-2 record in the M I A A . M a y 1-2: The men tie for second in the M I A A championships. Senior Jeff MacDoniels and sophomore Paul L i l l i e c a p t u r e A l l MIAA first-team honors.

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I t was a very good year, in fact, the best ever. The Lady Dutch won 19 consecutive matches helping them become the first tennis team, men or w o m e n , to gather more than 20 wins in one season. They set a school record for the most victories in one season, 23 wins. Their 23-1 record for dual matches took them to nationals for the first time in ten years. Another record goes to the books as well, this time for individuals. Five players won 20 or more singles matches. Freshman Kristin Kooyer won 25 while senior Erin Sowerby, junior Joy Green and sophomore Jennifer Smith each posted 23 victories. Freshman Julie Murray joined the success with 22 victories of her own.

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April I I : A f t e r s w e e p i n g the competition, the Lady Dutch prove their determination for success.

April 1: Still excited after their first shutout, the Lady Dutch repeat their perform a n c e , s h u t t i n g o u t St, Mary's 9-0,

A p r i l 15: L a y i n g h a r d a g a i n s t A l b i o n , the team pulls off a n o t h e r victory, 7-2.

April 7: Led by the strong roster of returning letterwinners, the Lady Dutch achieve yet another shutout against Alma,

Clutch Time F r e s h m a n Julie M u r r a y waits f o r a volley. N o t c h i n g 22 victories for the t e a m , she c a p t u r e d an M I A A Seco n d - T e a m h o n o r in her first year of c o l l e g i a t e tennis, (PR P h o t o )

A p r i l 9: S w i n g i n g their way to victory over Calvin, the D u t c h r e m a i n u n d e feated,

A p r i l 2 1 : R e a c h i n g the h o m e s t r e t c h , the Lady Dutch d i s p l a y their skill, sweeping Olivet 9-0, April 23: Ending the MIAA s e a s o n u n d e f e a t e d the Dutch shut out Kalamazoo, T h i s e a r n s them a record breaking 23-1 dual match record.

Left to Right: Joy Green, Jessica Mulder, Krissy Koyers. Jennifer Smith. Kale Clay. Erin Sowerby. Julie Murray, Lindsay Etheridge. Jennifer Esterline, Heidi VanLangevelde. head coach Karen Page.

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April 17-18: The pitching performance of Tom Fabis is not enough to bring the team to victory as they fall to Albion two games to one.

March 30-31: Facing Calvin, the Dutch go into extra innings, earning three victories.

April 24-25: Scoring 28 runs, the Flying Dutch bring home two victories and one loss against Olivet.

April 3-4: Battling Adrian, the Flying Dutch loose the first game, however, d e t e r m i n a t i o n bring them victory in a double header., putting them up 2-1.

M a y 1-2: D o m i n a t i n g on offense, the Dutch lake three from Kalamazoo, scoring 21 runs in a single g a m e , and ten in the final contest.

April 10-11: Curtis Kesler pitches a win and 2 saves to sweep Defiance.

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May 8-9: Blanking Alma in one g a m e , the D u t c h m e n bring h o m e t w o victories and 17 more runs.

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the " C o m e b a c k Kids," the Flying D u t c h spent the early part of the season in Fort M e y e r s , Fla. T h e y soaked u p wins as easily as sun on o n e of their best road trips in history. In their first g a m e against Bethel College, the t e a m f o u n d t h e m s e l v e s d o w n b y t w o runs until senior third b a s e m a n C h a d R u b y c a m e to bat. His three-run h o m e r sealed the g a m e for the D u t c h m e n . T h a t at-bat help to spark the c h a m p i o n s h i p s h o w i n g f r o m the Flying D u t c h . " T h a t is w h a t sparked us and got us on a roll," said j u n i o r first b a s e m a n M i k e Brya. T h e t e a m returned f r o m Florida with a r e c o r d of 8 - 2 as well as 19 h o m e runs. A l t h o u g h j u n i o r s d o m i n a t e d the t e a m , t w o senior c o - c a p t a i n s . R u b y and catcher M i k e M e e u w s e n contributed to the stellar season. T h e leadership they gave built a tight t e a m chemistry.

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" T h e chemistry b e t w e e n all of us w a s great," said s o p h o m o r e closer Curtis Kesler. " W e all w o r k well together. I g u e s s that is w h a t drives us to s o m e h o w get things d o n e ; w e all w o r k hard for each other," h e said. T h e Flying D u t c h did get it d o n e this season. T h e y e n d e d the season with a r e c o r d - h i g h 2 5 victories. R u b y beat the school record f o r individual h o m e runs, while the t e a m b r o k e the record for t e a m h o m e runs, setting the record in 21 g a m e s . T h e last t i m e the D u t c h m e n set the record, it took t h e m 31 g a m e s . T h e p o s t s e a s o n c o n t i n u e d to see D u t c h success. M e e u w s e n took h o m e M I A A M o s t Valuable Player h o n o r s while the D u t c h m e n m a d e their first-ever N C A A

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t o u r n a m e n t a p p e a r a n c e held in C a n t o n , O h i o . T h e y lost both g a m e s in the d o u b l e - e l i m i n a t i o n t o u r n a m e n t , falling to Marrietta, O h i o 4 to 1 and to M a r y W a s h i n g t o n Virginia by 11 runs. T h e losses did not leave a b a d e n d i n g to a stellar season. T h e first M I A A to see N C A A action since 1984 gave excellent effort for the season. Junior pitcher A d a m L a a b e liked the t e a m effort he saw this year despite the loss. " W e had a great o p p o r t u n i t y to pull things out," he said. A s a team, w e n e v e r feel as t h o u g h w e are b e a t e n . "

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April 1: Beginning the conference season strong, the L a d y D u t c h s w e e p St. Mary's in a two game series. April 4: The team shuts out Defiance in both games of a double header. April 8: Experiencing their first c o n f e r e n c e loss, the Lady Dutch fall to Alma in both games. April II: Quickly rebounding, the Lady Dutch have b a c k to b a c k s h u t o u t s against Adrian.

April 14: Kim Grotenhuis p i t c h e s a shut out a g a i n s t Albion at home. A p r i l 16: O n f a m i l i a r ground the Dutch are unable to hold up against Olivet, they fall to their opponent. A p r i l 21: Lisa L a r z e l e r e pitches the to a split with Kalamazoo. April 23: Led by Heather Roy's home run, they earn another split against Calvin to finish the conference season.

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April 11: T r a v e l i n g to Def i a n c e , the t r a c k s t e r s d e f e a t D e f i a n c e w i t h 115 p o i n t s but a r e u n a b l e to c a t c h u p to t h e l e a d e r s , Albion.

A p r i l I: S t a r t i n g the MIAA season strides a h e a d , the D u t c h m e n defeat both A l m a and Adrian.

April 25: O u t r u n n i n g O l i v e t , the F l y i n g D u t c h grasp another victory, scoring 98 points over Olivet's 46.

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Higher G r o u n d Clearing the final hurdle, freshman Steve Molesa outpaces his Adrian College opponent. Freshman stepped up to fill the void left by the 1997 graduates and the team in a comfortable M I A A slot. (PR Photo)

their record may not indicate it, head coach Mark N o r t h u i s feels thatTlTe m e n ' s track team peaked at the right time. While the Flying D u t c h m e n ' s stand in fourth place in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association, the team p e r f o r m e d well at the A u g u s t a n a , 111. Invitational over the w e e k e n d of April "Much of fast run20th, finishing in sixth place out of seven teams c o m p e t i n g . ning is mental and "It was an excellent meet with great letting yourself run w e a t h e r and great c o m p e t i t i o n , " N o r t h u i s said. "We didn't have every fast." guy c o m p e t e , we're trying to save them M a r k IVorthuis / head coach for the meet this w e e k e n d and the c o n f e r e n c e t o u r n a m e n t . It was by far our best meet of the year." T h e p e r f o r m a n c e , in part, aided a Flying D u t c h m e n squad that has struggled in the c o n f e r e n c e meet, losing to Albion and Calvin. The team now h o p e d that it can enact s o m e sort of revenge at the c o n f e r e n c e meet on May 21-23. The men were also looking to avoid the team's seventh c o n s e c u t i v e fourth place finish in the league. The team f o l l o w e d up a 102-48 loss to Albion with a 115-29 drubbing of M I A A n e w c o m e r D e f i a n c e . " T h e tough part is that we d o n ' t have enough depth to win c o n f e r e n c e , " Northuis said. "We certainly feel that we have first and second place potential where guys will be scoring in the m e e t . " The Flying D u t c h m e n have been carried in large part by f r e s h m a n contribution, Joe Kattelus has led the Perfect Timing way in the shot put and javelin, while M a r k i n g his time, f r e s h m a n Joe Veldhof C h a s e C a r p e n t e r was tops in the discus. b r e a k s f r o m the p a c k with a f i r s t - p l a c e finish. V e l d m a n ' s legs carried him to M I A A h o n o r s , Kevin Richardson held team bests in the c o n t i n u i n g the tradition of D u t c h r u n n i n g exlong, triple, and high j u m p s and Joe c e l l e n c e . (PR P h o t o ) Veldman led the distance runners. "It shows the quality of f r e s h m e n that we have brought in," Northuis said. "It's helpful when they step up and it makes you excited for the years to come. The seniors are c o m i n g in and showing the leadership, and that can only help d o w n the r o a d . " The Flying Dutch next hosted St. Mary's and Olivet. "At this point we're resting and it started to show last w e e k e n d , " Northuis said. " M u c h of fast running is mental and letting yourself run fast.

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the c l o s e n e s s of t h e g r o u p h e l p e d the Lady Dutch team to win. " W h e t h e r we p l a c e in o u r e v e n t s o r c h e e r o n o u r teammates, we are supporting each other to reach our goals," she said. "By t h i s , w e g r o w c l o s e r as a t h l e t e s a n d as friends." The unity b e t w e e n t e a m m a t e s was s t r o n g e r t h i s s e a s o n t h a n it h a s b e e n f o r several years. T h e segregation between v a r i o u s e v e n t s s e e m e d to d i m i n i s h a l l o w i n g t h e L a d y D u t c h to w o r k t o g e t h e r as a c o h e s i v e u n i t , n o t as separate parts. This unity brought the team together as o n e a n d h e l p e d t h e m r e a c h t h e i r many goals. Pries felt that this year was not individualistic, but unified. " T r a c k c a n b e an i n d i v i d u a l s p o r t or a team sport because everyone contribu t e s to t h e t e a m s c o r e , " P r e i s a d d e d . Each t e a m m e m b e r could feel they w e r e r e a l l y a p a r t of the o u t c o m e of each meet no matter how they did. Sophomore Kimberly Richardson a l s o e n j o y e d t h e u n i t y of t h e t e a m . "This season, we had many dedi-

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M a r c h 28: After Spring training, the team places 11th and Ellen Schultz runs a provisional qualifying time in the 5000 meters. April 1: In a double dual m e e t at h o m e t h e L a d y Dutch leave Adrian in the dust, but are unable to outrun Alma.

April 8: Heading to Calvin, the team braves the chilling pelting rain, and e n d s up f a l l i n g s h o r t of v i c t o r y against the maroon and navy Knights. April I I : Jumping into the lead, the runners defeat both Defiance and Albion. April 25: Running out to an early lead, the Lady Dutch leave both St. Mary's and Olivet in the dust leaving them with a final team standing of second place.

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m a d e s i g n i f i c a n t c o n t r i b u t i o n s to the team are the leaving s e n i o r s : T r o y D a v i s , S h a n e H a n s o n . S t e v e M y e r s , Chris V a n T i m m e r a n , and Erik M a n i n n e n .

S p r i n j ; '96: Ideas for a team b e c o m e reality as 1997 a n d 1998 g r a d u a t e s plan and create the new organization and work up alumni support. May '96: The C a m p u s Life Board a p p r o v e s the t e a m as it b e c o m e s an o f ficial o r g a n i z a t i o n . N o v e m b e r ' 9 6 : In t h e f i r s t - e v e r g a m e for the Flying Dutch, the men play the U n i v e r s i t y of Michigan. Players contribute $500 each for e q u i p m e n t and uniforms. February '97: A new c h a p t e r in t h e h i s t o r i c rivalry between the Dutch and the Knights of C a l v i n c o n t i n u e with a capacityc r o w d at S o u t h S i d e i c e rink in G r a n d R a p i d s a n d a 5 - 3 l o s s to t h e K n i g h t s .

F e b r u a r y '97: T h e first season ends with a 2-10 record and hopes for a successful second season and a continued legacy. N o v e m b e r '97: The second season begins with a game against Northwood and a close loss.

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N o v e m b e r ' 9 7 : At t h e h o m e o p e n e r in G r a n d Rapids opposite Bowling Green, the team suffers another heartbreaking, c o m e b a c k loss.

Body S l a m February '98: The seco n d s e a s o n e n d s w i t h an improved records and s i g h t s set on the n e x t , more established season. March '98: The team a g r e e s to m o v e to the new ice r i n k in t h e w o r k s f o r Holland.

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O n e , Two J u n i o r C o r e y C u r t i s and s e n i o r C h r i s Van T i m m e r e n w o r k to a d v a n c e the p u c k . T e a m w o r k helped m a k e m a n y goals. (Photo by Josh Neucks)


p a i n s f o r the H o c k e y t e a m c o n t i n u e d last s e a s o n w i t h g l i m p s e s at g r e a t n e s s . T h e D u t c h f i n i s h e d last s e a s o n 3 - 1 0 . T h e i m p r o v e m e n t s m a y not b e r e f l e c t e d on by the r e c o r d b u t f o r t h o s e in a t t e n d a n c e the g r o w t h w a s n o t a b l e a n d this s e a s o n l o o k s to be a g r e a t o n e . " T h e i n d i v i d u a l t a l e n t is g o o d w e j u s t n e e d to g r o w i n t o a t e a m , " said freshman John McDonald.

"Last year we were blown out twice, and this year we took a huge step in catching [Calvin]."

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M i d l a n d , M i c h , at a t o u r n a m e n t h o s t e d by N o r t h w o o d . B o t h g a m e s t h e r e w e r e l o s s e s f o r t h e D u t c h , b u t the t e a m showed heart when they m a d e a c o m e b a c k late in the third p e r i o d of the first game, scoring four goals and a l m o s t p u l l i n g o u t the w i n a g a i n s t Northwood. However, c o m e b a c k s and b r e a k d o w n s late in g a m e s w e r e the d i f f e r e n c e in a w i n n i n g a n d l o s i n g s e a s o n f o r the D u t c h . In the h o m e o p e n e r a g a i n s t B o w l i n g G r e e n t h e D u t c h g a v e u p f o u r late g o a l s a l l o w i n g B o w l i n g G r e e n to c o m e b a c k a n d b e a t the D u t c h . T h a t is t h e s t o r y f o r m u c h of the season. Two overtime losses right before Christmas vacation probably b r o k e a t e a m t h a t is still s e a r c h i n g f o r identity. T h e D u t c h e n t e r t a i n e d t h e i r s e c o n d c o a c h a n d will h a v e a n o t h e r n e w c o a c h b e h i n d the b e n c h w h e n they t a k e t h e ice f o r t h e 9 8 - 9 9 s e a s o n .

Stopper S l a m m i n g i n t o t h e b o a r d s , s o p h o m o r e Phil G r o n s m a n keeps his Bowling Green opponent f r o m advancing. D e f e n s e contributed to the perf o r m a n c e of this n e w t e a m . ( P h o t o by Josh

Neucks) O n e of t h e h i g h l i g h t s this y e a r w a s the one that got away against Calvin. " L a s t y e a r w e w e r e b l o w n out t w i c e , a n d this y e a r w e t o o k a h u g e s t e p

in c a t c h i n g t h e m , " said s e n i o r T r o y D a v i s . O n h o m e i c e the D u t c h t o o k an early lead a n d l o o k e d to c o n t r o l the g a m e t h r o u g h t h e first t w o p e r i o d s of play, l e a d i n g 3 - 2 at the s e c o n d i n t e r m i s s i o n . H o w e v e r , in the t h i r d p e r i o d C a l v i n r a l l i e d b a c k , a n d a f t e r g o a l i e M y r a i n M o l o t k e y w e n t d o w n w i t h a torn k n e e l i g a m e n t ; t h e g a m e w a s o u t of r e a c h f o r the D u t c h m e n . "I am optimistic about next year," said junior Cory Curtis. E v e n t h o u g h last y e a r w a s a m a t t e r of L a d y L u c k late in g a m e s the D u t c h l o o k to h a v e t h e i r b e s t s e a s o n n e x t y e a r as they c o n t i n u e to g r o w a n d i m p r o v e as a s t e a d i l y g r o w i n g p r o g r a m in the A m e r i c a n C o l l e g i a t e Hockey Association (ACHA). " I t ' s b e e n a lot of f u n s t a r t i n g s o m e t h i n g n e w and s e e i n g the p o t e n t i a l f o r it to g r o w i n t o s o m e t h i n g g r e a t , " said s e n i o r Eric M a n i n n e n .

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Our Reward Basketball players thrust their second-place trophy f r o m the Division III Final Four. Finshing higher than every team in the N C A A except for one, the Dutch brought h o m e their second second-place trophy in three years. (PR Photo)

Team Work As head coach Brian M o r e h o u s e cuts d o w n the net after a MIAAs e a l i n g w i n , the L a d y D u t c h wait for their piece of the net. T h e team made their first a p p e r a n c e in the NCAA

tourna-

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N C A A champio n s h i p in 1990. (PR Photo)

In t h e A i r Freshman Lindsay Schrotenboer and junior Kristi Langland protect the volley against rival Calvin. On this successful team, five of six starting players were all seniors w h o hailed f r o m Holland within ten miles of C a m p u s . (PR Photo)

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is not a word but a philosophy for the Flying Dutch. Keeping their eyes on the goal, college athletics strives to c o m e out on top, and they do. N e v e r settling for less than perfection, the Flying Dutch persevere "This award is a through all events and situations. This is evident in their excellent perforgreat reflection on m a n c e s throughout 1997-1998 a c a d e m i c the strength of the year. The Flying Dutch won the 63 yeartotal sports program old All-Sport M I A A C h a m p i o n s h i p Award for a record-breaking 21st time. at Hope as well as the This is the second c o n s e c u t i v e year that women's program the Dutch brought h o m e this award, as well as the 14th time in the past 19 separately." years. N o other school in the M I A A â&#x20AC;˘ n n r i i i E a t n n / t r a c h h e n d cnHch c o n f e r e n c e has earned this honor more than the Flying Dutch. The All-Sport Award is annually presented to the M I A A m e m b e r college with the best p e r f o r m a n c e in all 18 m e n ' s and w o m e n ' s sports. It is a prestigious honor that takes hard work and dedication by all athletes and coaches. D o n n a Eaton, w o m e n ' s track head coach, believes the award tells a lot about the strength of the p r o g r a m to which it was given. "This award is a great reflection on the strength of the total sports program at Hope as well as the w o m e n ' s p r o g r a m separately," she said. C e l e b r a t i o n Stance A m a z i n g l y enough, throughout the Basking in the glory of yet another victory at a year, the Flying D u t c h never finished D o w C e n t e r dual meet against the C o m e t s of below third place in the M I A A standOlivet, s w i m m e r s celebrate. U n b e a t e n in the ings. M I A A , the Lady Dutch s w i m m e r s won a seventh M I A A c h a m p i o n s h i p in a row. (PR Photo) The Dutch earned six M I A A c h a m p i onship titles which were received in baseball, m e n ' s basketball, football, volleyball, w o m e n ' s s w i m m i n g and w o m e n ' s tennis. The rest of the teams recieved f o u r third place

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continued from previous page finishes and eight second place honors. At the e n d of e a c h s e a s o n , e v e r y t e a m ' s f i n a l s t a n d i n g in the M I A A is t o t a l e d a n d p o i n t s are a w a r d e d t o w a r d

"Hope is a great institution that provides a positive atmosphere attracting student athletes who succeed both academically and athletically. G l e n n V a n W i e r e n / head couch

the All-Sport Award. The team with the h i g h e s t t o t a l p o i n t s at the c o m p l e t i o n of the a t h l e t i c y e a r is a w a r d e d the title. E n d i n g t h e s e a s o n w i t h 165 A l l - S p o r t p o i n t s - 8 3 f r o m the w o m e n ' s p r o g r a m and 82 f r o m the m e n ' s p r o g r a m - t h e F l y i n g D u t c h c a m e out 2 7 p o i n t s in f r o n t of the s e c o n d p l a c e t e a m , m a k i n g t h e m n u m b e r o n e in t h e M I A A . Coaches, athletes and determination are t h e d r i v i n g f o r c e s b e h i n d t h e success the Flying D u t c h attained this a c a d e m i c year. A c c o r d i n g to the m e n ' s b a s k e t b a l l head coach, Glenn VanWieren, athletic p r o g r a m s o n c a m p u s are m a d e f o r success. "Hope's program achieves success for three main reasons, students, coaches, and the c o m m u n i t y , " he said. " H o p e is a g r e a t i n s t i t u t i o n t h a t p r o vides a positive atmosphere attracting student athletes w h o succeed both academically and athletically. T h e coaches have lifetime experience and a l o v e f o r t h e g a m e as w e l l as i t ' s p l a y e r s . F i n a l l y , the p o s i t i v e c o m m u n i t y s u p p o r t p r o v i d e s a d e s i r e to c o n t i n u e a l o n g t r a d i t i o n of s u c c e s s . " N e x t y e a r , the M I A A will b e a d d i n g a n All S p o r t a w a r d f o r b o t h the m e n ' s

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Final Shot Sophomore Ellen Collenbrander grabs the flag after a successful putt. For the second consecutive year, Collenbrander headed to the N C A A finals as one of two M I A A golfers. (PR Photo)

award. Junior Matthew Putnam participated in b o t h f o o t b a l l a n d t r a c k t h i s year. H e s a w the h a r d w o r k t h a t w e n t i n t o e a r n i n g t h i s a w a r d ; f r o m a t h l e t e s , to the c o a c h i n g s t a f f a n d the c h e e r i n g , s u p -

portive fans. " C o n g r a t u l a t i o n s to all t h o s e a t h l e t e s , c o a c h e s , a n d s u p p o r t e r s w h o h a v e w o r k e d so h a r d to h e l p e a r n t h i s a w a r d . B e s t of l u c k n e x t y e a r as y o u s t r i v e t o w a r d c o n t i n u e d s u c c e s s , " he said.

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Coming Home S o p h o m o r e pitcher Curtis Kesler sails a ball towards h o m e in an early victory. T h e Dutch b e c a m e the first M I A A team to advance to the N C A A p l a y o f f s since 1984. (PR Photo)

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Powerful Hands Senior catcher Wendy Kooiker confrences with junior hurler Lisa Larzelere while checking her hands. The pitcher sealed three successful years of play with a 2.02 E.R.A. and 17 wins in 17 attempts this season. (PR Photo)

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once graduation has come and gone. Career Services becomes a senior's best f r i e n d , s e n d i n g m a i l a n d h a n d o u t s w h i c h aid s t u d e n t s in t h e i r i n t e r v i e w i n g s k i l l s , c o m p i l a t i o n of c r e d e n t i a l s a n d t h e c r e a t i o n of a r e s u m e . Senior Casey Carney knows what a difficult process this can be. " T h e w o r s t p a r t of w r i t i n g p u r p o s e s is s a y i n g w h a t m y c a r e e r g o a l is. I d o n ' t k n o w ! " M a n y s e n i o r s are c o n s i d e r i n g g r a d u a t e s c h o o l and spend extra hours each night studying for the G r a d u a t e R e c o r d E x a m ( G R E ) a n d c o m p l e t ing a p p l i c a t i o n s . To s o m e , it c a n be like a p p l y i n g to c o l l e g e all o v e r a g a i n S e n i o r s m u s t l o o k at s c h o o l s a n d narrow d o w n their choices. S e n i o r K e v i n R a n d a l l r e c e n t l y c o m p l e t e d his applications for graduate school. He believes, w h i l e i m p o r t a n t , it is not e x a c t l y a p l e a s u r a b l e experience. " F o r m e , a p p l y i n g to g r a d u a t e s c h o o l b e c a m e a significant burden," he said. "Studyi n g f o r t h e G R E is not e x a c t l y w h a t I w o u l d like to s p e n d m y t i m e o n . I s p e n t m a n y late n i g h t s refining my r e s u m e and c o m p i l i n g research

the p e o p l e . " M a n y fortunate seniors have a j o b lined up even before graduation. Sue Schroeder spent her fall semester i n t e r v i e w i n g w i t h six c o m p a n i e s . A n a c c o u n t i n g m a j o r , s h e still w o r r i e s t h a t the i n t e r v i e w i n g p r o c e s s w a s t h e l e a s t of h e r p r o b l e m s . "I still n e e d to p a s s t h e C P A e x a m , " s h e said. Still o t h e r s e n i o r s h a v e n o c l u e w h a t t h e i r f u t u r e h o l d s , e v e n as it s t a r e s t h e m in the f a c e . " I ' m o p e n to s u g g e s t i o n s at t h i s p o i n t , " s e n i o r E r i n C h a p l a said. S h e j o k e s , " m a y b e I ' l l c a t c h u p o n all the h o m e w o r k I d i d n ' t f i n i s h in college." S h e f i g u r e s s h e will w o r k as a w a i t r e s s f o r a while then m a y b e b e c o m e a professional artist or g o b a c k to s c h o o l to b e c o m e a t e a c h e r . T h e r e are m a n y o p t i o n s a n d m a n y g r a d u a t e s p u r s u i n g c o u n t l e s s r o u t e s . E a c h h o p e s his o r h e r s u b s t a n t i a l c o l l e g e i n v e s t m e n t will c o m e in h a n d y a l o n g the w a y .

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the C o l l e g e has it, too. T h e roots of the u n d e r g r o u n d publication sprang during the spring semester 1996. S t e v e n s enrolled in writing and print m e d i a classes while he w o r k e d as the arts and e n t e r t a i n m e n t editor for The Anchor. He also participated with the semiannual literary m a g a z i n e on c a m p u s . Opus. "I wanted a venue for students to s u b m i t — open f o r u m , with no genre or style limits. [Moxie] let me e x p e r i m e n t on design and c o m p o s i t i o n , and I really indulged m y s e l f , " S t e v e n s said. "I asked [Anchor editor in c h ie f ] Julie Blair if I could quit The Anchor to do this, and she supported m e , " he said. Created with no f o r m a t , M o x i e w e l c o m e d any s u b m i s s i o n s beginning that winter. In retrospect, S t e v e n s sees those first days with Moxie very different than today. "It was a blunder, very i m m a t u r e . I was working off of a stigma of O p u s as elitist because I was on Opus. I pitted M o x i e against O p u s and exploited that m o r e than I should have." Stevens left c a m p u s for the entire 1996-97

1 8 0 Senior Class

school year, p e r f o r m i n g with the local band M a r z u k i in the New York metropolitan area. W h e n he returned for 1997-98, he felt reluctant to restart Moxie. "I d i d n ' t want anything to do with Print M e d i a or M o x i e , " said Stevens. H o w e v e r s o m e t h i n g mysterious h a p p e n e d and M o x i e began again. "I was smart this time. I did it for a c a d e m i c credit." M o x i e reappeared as an off-beat literary m a g a z i n e again produced by Stevens. Dr. Stephen H e m e n w a y of the English D e p a r t m e n t , S t e v e n s ' s a c a d e m i c advisor, stepped up and o f f e r e d to oversee the M o x i e project as an independent study. " H e ' s a mentor and an advisor. He gives me a lot of warnings) and keeps me under c o n t r o l , " Stevens said. H e m e n w a y admits that his role in Moxie ranks low. "It's totally [Stevens's] original idea. I try to do behind the scenes advising, working in the b a c k g r o u n d as a m u s e , " H e m e n w a y said. "1 am not a censor, I talk over issues of how to gently reject without destroying creativity. 1 try to give him ideas, but he's usually running with ideas of his own. I can claim very little credit for his success, outside of pushing him.'


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kevrn j Ixirgiin english

k i r k w o o d , mo

kelly a Ixish elementary education

holt

cllcn j. byland nursing

fremont

s<ir<ih I. bylsmn business a d m i n i s t r a t i o n . . . portage

victoria j. cade educ/humanities . . . shelby township

cherith a. caldweli kinesiology

naperville,

il

Christopher J. caldweli history

c o l u m b u s , oh

daivel k capps geology

n

downers g r o v e , i l

elizaljeth a. card biology

lansing

jeff a. carlson psychology

wilmette,

il

engineering/chem . . . b r o o k f i e l d ,

wi

Ccisey s. cnmey sarah a. carpenter exercise science

matthew

Stamford, c t

cassell

business a d m i n i s t r a t i o n . . . hasting

sarah e. catros l e a r n i n g d i s a b i l i t i e s . . . stecumseh

g "j

i

a V

f m

Jeremy d caulkins geology

holland

Jacqueline a. chapman english

grand rapids

Jonathan e. charmn b i o l o g y / c h e m i s t r y . . . . grand rapids

matthew

r. clarke

business

harbor springs

david in cLmsen historical

s t u d comp . r i n g w o o d , n j

troy clumaugher accounting

hudsonville

Senior Class 1 8 1 ii


coleman

devrize hoi)ccolcgp

knthleen r. coleman g e r m a n / b u s i n e s s admin . a b i l e n e , ks

elizdiieth a. collins psychology

muskegon

kimherly ann collins s p e c i a l educ-ld .. dearborn heights

jnnet c. comstock biology

St. joseph

l)enj.imin a. cook exercise science

grand r a p i d s

reljecka j. cook p s y c h o l o g y / f r e n c h . . . . grand r a p i d s

tvchole r. cram p o l i sci/psychology . . . . elk rapids

erin k claly dance/psychology

christofjher

w e b s t e r , ny

a clanafjilis

e l educ/language a r t s .. s t .

joseph

tracy m. datte psychology

auburn

troy n da vis communication

christofjher

big rapids

c. delx>er

engineering

kalamazoo

angela d de forest chemistry

g r a y hawk, ky

elizaljeth a de haan exercise science

holland

renae I. dehaan e l e m e n t a r y e d u c a t i o n . . . . kalamazoo

John m delcalzo biology

m i d d l e t o w n , ny

Ijrent m. demas history/education

barre, vt

came I. devries english

muskegon

roliert j. devries b u s i n e s s admin

grand r a p i d s

steven r. devrieze business a d m i n i s t r a t i o n . . . midland

1 8 2 Senior Class


Jonathan m devutte p o l i t i c a l science

portage

erikn e. cSanis psychology/music

midland

Irian cl ctaz psych/biology . . . . l i b e r t y v i l l e ,

il

roljert m dietz english

indianapolis, in

sara e. (lillljeck english

holland

mimi h. do history/french

holland

tien d do psychology

holland

kathenne I. drake chem/physics/math . rochester h i l l s

Ixian in dykhuis business/economics . n a p e r v i l l e , i l

timothy a dykstra biology

hudsonville

kristina m eden music/english

kalamazoo

Christine I. eding mathmatics

hamilton

Tough Promises Members of the Dutchmen Dog Pound, seniors Steve Myers and Jeff "Spanky" Amiotte, join the cheerleaders, seniors Clint Moore, Greg Kern and Tim Heneveld in celebration of a touchdown by the football team. The cheerleaders promised one push-up for each point scored by the team. (PR Photo)

Senior Class 1 8 3


ecBefson - faith

hoiyccoicgp

kevtn a. ecttefson religion/psychology . . . . st.

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joesph

Itiuric m. ellison psychology/spanish

w

wayne

peter j. emery comm/spanish

p o r t l a n d , or

jill c. enell biology

grand r a p i d s

j Ixad engen psychology

grand r a p i d s

(Inane etheridge b u s i n e s s admin

grand r a p i d s

corey d everts political

science

zeeland

hillary n faith e l e m e n t a r y educ . . l i b e r t y v i l l e ,

il

trynig to hold on s e n i o r s l o o k a h e a d to the w o r l d o u t s i d e the C o l l e g e w i t h r e s e r v a t i o n s and a p p r e h e n s i o n s o m e seniors c a n n o t wait to g r a d u a t e , others are torn about w a n t i n g to leave college. shannon r. gould While some freshmen k n o w exactly what they want to do when they graduate, many seniors still have no idea. "I want to teach w h e n I g r a d u a t e , " said f r e s h m e n Kyle B l o e m e r s . "I still have plenty of time though, it's good to k e e p an open mind." B l o e m e r s believes that f r e s h m e n h a v e plenty of time to c h a n g e their minds. "Stick with core classes for now," he said. S o m e seniors still do not k n o w what they want to do. A f t e r - g r a d u a t i o n woes scare those with plans not yet set in stone. Senior Sarah N y e n h u i s worried about the financial strains of after-college life. " Y o u ' v e finally gained the f r e e d o m y o u ' v e a l w a y s wanted, but then you have to get a j o b and worry about m o n e y and loans," she said. She will also miss the intellectual life, that c o m e s with the c o l l e g e experience. " N o t h i n g is as stimulating as college. You actually h a v e a f o r u m to voice your o p i n i o n s , "

1 8 4 Senior Class

said N y e n h u i s . For s o m e seniors, the p r o b l e m deals more with the reality of being truly on your o w n . "I d o n ' t want to have to start paying back my college loans," said senior Tracy Bednarick. L e a v i n g f r i e n d s can be a d o w n s i d e to graduation. "I d o n ' t want to leave my f r i e n d s ; I ' m sad about that," said senior Amy Strassburger. "Your f r i e n d s are like your family. Your real f a m i l y you can always go back to, but you never k n o w where your f r i e n d s will end up," she said. Senior Lauren O ' D o w d k n o w s s h e ' s lucky to have plans to teach special education after graduation. However, O ' D o w d changed her m a j o r during her j u n i o r year so by the time she leaves, she'll have put in more than five years. She admits s h e ' s still not ready to leave even after so long. "1 d o n ' t want to have to get a j o b , " said O ' D o w d . " P e o p l e always say your first year teaching is the hardest. I ' m not looking f o r w a r d to that." N y e n h u i s agrees. " I ' v e had a real j o b and I know how incredibly dull it can be.' ' J *


fe/f/e - gab

jock m. fe/c/e p h i l o / c l a s s i c a l s t u d i e s . . . newaygo

St/Sci/J j. fdclknmiJ business a d m i n i s t r a t i o n . . . h o l l a n d

wencly festerling english

midland

jill e. fischer business a d m i n i s t r a t i o n . . . pickney

try tin j. fix

â&#x20AC;˘

charlotte

accounting

jill e. floyd religion

pentwater

don a freeLmd biology

cliztilxth

gaylord

a freeman

communication

oxford

sara frego special education-Id

holland

kevin c. freng b u s i n e s s a d m i n i s t r a t i o n . kalamazoo

jodi I. frens exercise science

fenville

nchard a. frens s p e c i a l e d u c a t i o n - I d . grand r a p i d s

cori I. freudenlxirg s o c i a l work/spanish . s t .

l o u i s , mo

amanda I. fry

T

dance

plymouth

chnstofiher a. gartrecht english

b a t t l e creek

miriam I. garcetano

4

music

canton

hara j. geMxns sociology

m

zeeland

Jennifer r. geenlink exercise science

tm*0 ~

v

holland

suzanne r. geerling biology/psychology

zeeland

heidi a. geib religion/sociology

birmingham

Senior Class 1 8 5


Jennifer e. george theater/art

art

heicf j gerljens s o c i a l work

grand r a p i d s

refjeccn gerhardstein psych/ancient civ . . . beverly h i l l s

si/sci/i /n germanin biology

c a r m e l , ny

Ijenjninin j gjlxiey geology

ann a r b o r

Irian & gjere psychology

naperville,

il

rnchel e. goei b u s i n e s s admin

grand r a p i d s

thomns c. gotxlhnrt biology

kinsman, oh

Ssn in goocSn nursing

rochester h i l l s

snrah e. gorier international grand r a p i d s studies/german/poli science

shannon r. gonld english

g r a n d haven

jocte L graMI english

Irandon

grant

w. graham

kinesiology

hudsonville

edwin f. gfeenteaf business a d m i n i s t r a t i o n . . . chelsea

Jessica c. grevenstuck english

holland

Jennifer L gfieme psychology

clarkston

Stephanie a haggard special education

ann a r b o r

amy e. hall engl/comm composite . f r a n k f o r t ,

in

amyiynn halverson english

Plymouth

Jessie in hancock education

1 8 6 Senior Class

albion


hansen - hetuticks fWIihctDOcnlaPo

(Litlief j. hansen communication

madison, w i

theresa hansen special education

big rapids

jill r. harkins r e l i g i o n / p s y c h . w e b s t e r g r o v e s , mo

ron a haveman geology/environmental science

zeeland

kenneth j. howk biology/psychology

richland

genanne f hays p s y c h / s o c composite . . . w i l l i a m s t o n

kirsten a. heinrich dance/psychology

plymouth

Jennifer L hendncks nursing

thn cmnkiPo

grandville

of nPn o

f i n i a l l y r e a c h i n g the legal d r i n k i n g age b r i n g s f r e e d o m and a c h a n g e in the s o c i a l l i v e s or m a n y u p p e r c l a s s m e n everyone has a different, m e m o r a b l e 21st birthday

shnnnon

r. goiiul

experience. Some just h a v e to w a i t l o n g e r t h a n o t h e r s in t h e i r c o l l e g e

c a r e e r s f o r the s p e c i a l c e l e b r a t i o n . "I w a s the last o n e of all m y f r i e n d s to t u r n 21, that has to be the worst," senior Jessie H a n c o c k said, " E v e r y o n e was buying me drinks." O n t h e o t h e r s i d e of t h i n g s , w i t h n o o n e u n d e r 21 a l l o w e d in b a r s in O t t a w a C o u n t y , a n d r e c e n t l y in G r a n d R a p i d s as w e l l , it c a n be h a r d to t u r n 2 1 b e f o r e or a f t e r all of y o u r f r i e n d s . Junior Robyn Disselkoen celebrated her 21st b i r t h d a y j u s t a f e w w e e k s into h e r j u n i o r year. "It w a s n ' t h a r d b e c a u s e w e w e n t to a p l a c e w h e r e all of m y f r i e n d s c o u l d g o . A f t e r that, s o m e of m y o l d e r f r i e n d s c a m e a n d t o o k m e to t h e bar. It w a s g r e a t b e c a u s e I h a d t i m e w i t h m y y o u n g e r friends and then I had time with my o l d e r f r i e n d s , " said D i s s e l k o e n . W h e n a s k e d w h e r e legal d r i n k e r s g o , t h e o v e r 21 c r o w d h a d a v a r i e t y of a n s w e r s . "I like B u t c h ' s the b e s t , " s a i d D i s s e l k o e n . "I g o t h e r e to h a n g o u t . If I g o to P a r r o t ' s , it's o n l y to d a n c e . " Hancock favored Parrot's bar for a different r e a s o n . "I u s u a l l y j u s t g o to P a r r o t ' s . S o m e t i m e s I e v e n g o o n T u e s d a y n i g h t s to study. I t ' s a d i f f e r e n t e n v i r o n m e n t , k i n d of like a c o f f e e -

h o u s e , " she said. A n o t h e r a d v a n t a g e of t h i s m o n u m e n t a l b i r t h d a y is t h e o p e n i n g u p of o p t i o n s . " B a r s are m u c h n i c e r t h a n p a r t i e s , " s a i d H a n c o c k . " Y o u k i n d of j u s t f o r g e t that t h e r e are p a r t i e s . You d o n ' t h a v e to w o r r y a b o u t t h e r e b e i n g an o p e n party, y o u c a n j u s t g o to the b a r a n y t i m e . S i n c e I t u r n e d 21, I ' v e o n l y b e e n to o n e party, a n d it w a s so n i c e to be a b l e to g o a n d not c a r e if it g o t b u s t e d . " Disselkoen said she also likes the f r e e d o m and a d v a n t a g e s of b e i n g 2 1 . "If I w a n t t o g o out a n d h a v e a b e e r , I c a n d o it, 1 d o n ' t h a v e to p u s h t h r o u g h p e o p l e to the keg or d e a l w i t h the w h o l e p a r t y s c e n e . P l u s , a lot of m y f r i e n d s are g e t t i n g o l d e r a n d not g o i n g to p a r t i e s so I d o n ' t g o a n y m o r e , " s h e s a i d . "I d o n ' t t h i n k the o f f - c a m p u s p a r t i e s are a b a d thing though. Parties and drinking aren't driving m y s o c i a l c i r c l e , n o r are t h e y s o m e t h i n g I l o o k down on." " A s I ' m g r o w i n g o l d e r , I d o n ' t h a v e the d e s i r e to d r i n k a n y m o r e . M y p r i o r i t i e s are c h a n g i n g . You a l w a y s w a n t w h a t y o u c a n ' t h a v e , " said Disselkoen. "I d o n ' t r e a l l y e v e n r e m e m b e r not b e i n g 2 1 , " said H a n c o c k . " I t ' s k i n d of like o n e of t h o s e t h i n g s y o u l o o k f o r w a r d to f o r so l o n g t h a t o n c e y o u get t h e r e i t ' s n o t a big d e a l any m o r e . It is n i c e t h o u g h to b e a b l e to say ' l e t ' s g o h a v e a d r i n k ' a n d b e a b l e to.' Senior Class 1 8 7


hendncksoii - hoffin<in

shnvviui s. hendncksoii geo/evironment s c i . . . l o v e l a n d ,

co

timothy j hcneveld concert sound/recording . e l l s w o r t h

Christine e. herman e l e m e n t a r y educ . . . r o c h e s t e r h i l l s

geology

$ "J

dnvid w. herweyer kalamazoo

jill c. htckey biology

grand r a p i d s

nmnndn s. hill e n g / s e c o n d a r y edu . r o c h e s t e r h i l l s

mark s. hoekstra business a d m i n i s t r a t i o n . .

portage

julin a. hoffman b i o l o g y / c h e m i s t r y .. harbor springs

back in tbe tfe

r e t u r n i n q to c a m p u s a f t e r a s e m e s t e r a w a y p r o v e s to be a s t r e s s f u l e x p e r i e n c e for m a n y s t u d e n t s o f f e r s a broad s p e c t r u m of -off campus wjojinj the conforts and liuurv ofuite Im ,, opportunities. uppsrclassnen find cook hall a 9ood addition to conpus Hope offers p r o g r a m s located e v e r y w h e r e f r o m C h i c a g o to Washington D.C., Austria to S p a i n - y o u n a m e it, and the College probably has an affliated p r o g r a m there. O n e such p r o g r a m is the Great L a k e s C o l l e g e s Association P h i l a d e l p h i a Center. During the fall semester of 1997, a record t w e n t y - t w o students cut their ties with c a m p u s for a semester to live and learn in Philadelphia. "It was an a m a z i n g e x p e r i e n c e , " said senior A m y Wilderspin, "It c h a n g e d my life." Overall, this was the prevailing attitude of the students w h o ventured to Philadelphia for the semester. T h e p r o g r a m places students in internships in their particular fields of interests while at the same time taking courses at the Philadelphia Center. Internships ranged f r o m a position at the C h i l d r e n ' s Hospital of Philadelphia to working

1 8 8 Senior Class

for the Philadelphia Flyers at the CoreStates Center. M a n y students, w h o returned to Holland in the spring however, found it difficult to make the transition back to c a m p u s . " C o m i n g back to c a m p u s was kind of a w k w a r d , " said senior Brad Engen, "You go away, have this great experience and you feel r e m o v e d f r o m what h a p p e n s on c a m p u s . C o m ing back to c a m p u s is a little like d i g r e s s i n g . " Others are frustrated with the lack of people with w h o m to share their experience. "It is hard to c o m e back and tell people about P h i l a d e l p h i a , " said senior Liz Freeman. "Most students have not g o n e away f r o m c a m p u s for a semester so they can not understand the impact s o m e t h i n g like this has on your life." Indeed, the semester in Philadelphia has had a great impact on this g r o u p of students. Out of the 22 students w h o spent the semester in Philadelphia, two r e m a in e d at the end. Seniors Chris T h a r p e and Luis L e g u i z a m o n graduated after the p r o g r a m and r e m a i n e d to find work.


hofftnan - johnsoii PJI l o f j e c o l c g e

ketri I. hofUnan nursing

palos h e i g h t s , i l

reljeccn e. hoUenljeck communication

dewitt

ivcholtis j. hoitvluwer communication

grand r a p i d s

julie a. holwerfLi kinesiology

wheaton, i l

amy m. honeysett s o c i a l work

kalamazoo

lisa a. hoogenlxjom chem/spanish . . . . b u f f a l o g r o v e , i l

stacie m. hopkns psychology

muskegon

lx} thai lie j. hojuna el ed/humanities . l i b e r t y v i l l e ,

il

thomas /JL horling english

hudsonville

toclcl j hornsby psychology

grand r a p i d s

knsten s oneIra hosford s p e c i a l ed

grand r a p i d s

tar a hosford grand r a p i d s

nursing

julie a. Moving s o c i a l work

oak b r o o k , i l

lisa in hughes psychology

chelsea

peter h. hnizenga accounting

oak b r o o k , i l

eddie j. hwang biology

kalamazoo

michele marie jastrzenski dance

r o c h e s t e r , ny

Jennifer I. Jenkins theatre/language arts

midland

came r. Johnson language a r t s / e l e m educ . . . h o l l a n d

matthew

d Johnson

b u s i n e s s a d m i n i s t r a t i o n . s t Joseph

Senior Class 1 8 9


joldersmn - kimiiff

kevin e. joldersmn spanish/political sci ... hillsdale

letih in joncs learning d i s a b i l i t i e s

cedar

sieve d jurgens accounting

f o n d du l a c , w i

lisa s. jutte a t h l e t i c t r a i n i n g / b i o . c l a y t o n , oh

tummy j knmphuis music

west o l i v e

ellen n knssis p o l i science/ . ramallah, Palestine psychology

sarah j. keny business

owosso

jean I. kegerreis chemistry

ypsilanti

jeanna m. keinath p s y c h / b u s i n e s s admin . . . d u b l i n , oh

kristin a. kelley history/english

manistee

heidee r. kemiiic-windeler h u m a n i t i e s comp/elem educ . z e e l a n d

gregory c. kern psychology

rochester h i l l s

marie I. kenning english

w e b s t e r g r o v e s , mo

sarah /. kievit h u m a n i t i e s c o m / e l ed . grand r a p i d s

amanda I. klapp special ed-ei

s o u t h haven

christo/jher j Uine exercise science

kalamazoo

ethan e. accounting

Plymouth

Jennifer r. klunder special education-Id

james

hopkins

t knapiJ

english/secondary education . grant

michellc k knauff language a r t s

1 9 0 Senior Class

charlotte

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hiecht

- kiaper

nhaxxolcge

erin e hiecht language a r t s comp/el ed . . . l a p e e r

fet"? in kiiott business/psychology . . east lansing

erin o. koconrek biology

oxford

kdcee L koestner s o c i a l work

richland

wendy / kooiker special education-Id

jenison

snrnh a kooistrn span/language a r t s . . . grand r a p i d s

s

i g

y

w •&

inetssti

s. krotk

language a r t s / e l e m educ . . . l a n s i n g

mntthew j. kiiiper religion

lansing

tryii iP tn tie thn knot J c >

.

m a n y u p p e r c l a s s m e n find t h e m s e l v e s b a l a n c i n q c l a s s e s , e x a m s , p a p e r s and w e d d i n g p l a n s t h r o u g h o u t the y e a r

• • .. . — I1 amnndn g. black m ^

g r a d u a t i o n o n the h o r i z o n ,

but i t ' s a l s o g o o d b e c a u s e t h e n h e ' s t a k i n g a big

seniors begin planning for their futures. These plans may

p a r t in it," s h e s a i d . M e g a n H i c k s a l s o t h i n k s t h e l o n g d i s t a n c e is

i n c l u d e g r a d u a t e s c h o o l or , . , „ h i t t i n g t h e w o r k f o r c e . But

d i f f i c u l t , e s p e c i a l l y e n d u r i n g a s e p a r a t i o n as p a t h s lead in d i f f e r e n t d i r e c t i o n s . " I t ' s h a r d b e i n g a w a y f r o m h i m , e s p e c i a l l y at

o t h e r s m a k e p l a n s t h a t will last a l i f e t i m e — p l a n s to get married. W h i l e a ring makes the marriage plans o f f i c i a l , t h a t is j u s t the b e g i n n i n g . W i t h t e s t s , papers, internships and exams, wedding plans a l s o t u g at o n e ' s c a l e n d a r . B u t t h e h a r d s h i p s are w o r t h the e f f o r t , say t h o s e w h o are p l a n n i n g

finals," she said. A m p l e p l a n n i n g t i m e is a m u s t , a c c o r d i n g to those balancing school and w e d d i n g planning. A s a j u n i o r H i c k s h a s m o r e t i m e to plan f o r h e r w e d d i n g d e s p i t e t h e d e m a n d s of s c h o o l , so s h e t a k e s the o p p o r t u n i t i e s b r e a k s lend f o r

their special days. " E v e n t h o u g h it s e e m s l i k e a h u g e h a s s l e n o w , it w i l l b e w o n d e r f u l t h e n . I k n o w t h a t I will look back and realize that everything was worth i t , " s a i d s e n i o r L a u r i e E l l i s o n w h o p l a n s to

planning. "I a m so t h a n k f u l f o r the t i m e 1 h a v e w i t h m y m o m over breaks," she said. For those w h o have f i a n c e e s on c a m p u s , p l a n s are e a s i e r , but still not s i m p l e . J u n i o r

marry three weeks after graduation. Some weddings plans become especially

R y a n S h a w t h i n k s t h e f i a n c e s a r e still a h u r d l e to clear. W h i l e he e n j o y s b e i n g e n g a g e d , o n e h a z a r d of w e d d i n g p l a n n i n g w e i g h i n g o n S h a w ' s m i n d is the c o s t . " B e i n g e n g a g e d is like not b e i n g e n g a g e d , o n l y b e c a u s e I ' m b r o k e , " he said. Ellison offered some advice for those thinking a b o u t b a l a n c i n g b e i n g a s t u d e n t a n d b e i n g a

complicated when long distance separates a c o u p l e . S e n i o r R a c h e l M a c k f o u n d h e r p l a n s to b e m o r e c o m p l i c a t e d b e c a u s e of t h e l o n g d i s t a n c e a t t e m p t at p l a n n i n g . " I t ' s a lot h a r d e r to b e a w a y f r o m y o u r f i a n c e e t h a n it is to b e a w a y f r o m y o u r b o y f r i e n d . " M a c k d o e s s e e s o m e g o o d in p l a n n i n g a wedding from two different towns, though. "It's h a r d to m a k e p l a n s w h e n y o u ' r e f a r t h e r a w a y .

fiancee. " M y a d v i c e to a n y o n e p l a n n i n g a w e d d i n g is; e l o p e , i t ' s so m u c h e a s i e r ! "

Senior Class 1 9 1


kuite - linscheld 1 llOfMXdlCgP

kimljerly a kiiite humanities composite

holland

jori I. kinn/jf e n g l i s h / s e c ed . . . m t .

prospect, i l

Caroline e. Uilxirge accounting

holland

mark s. Lichonce religion

mcbain

Joanna I. Ligorc yale

nursing

martin I. landes geology/ancient civilizations

martha

bastings

f. langmnir

r e l i g i o n / f r e n c h .. bloomfield h i l l s

sarah m. larsen e n g l / s e c o n d a r y educ . . grand r a p i d s

janet j. lee economics

ann a r b o r

kan-tynn lesser german/exercise s c i . algonquin, i l

todcl r. lingljeek business

kalamazoo

alexis h. linscheld s o c i a l work

a n n a n d a l e , va

R(Âťyal T r e a t m e n t Looking through the homecoming crowd of students and alumni, junior Emersonian Jay Luhmann and senior Sib Julie Holwerda ride aboard the groups' float. As Robin Hood and Maid Marian, Luhmann and Holwerda completed the set of this fairy tail float. (PR Photo)

1 9 2 Senior Class


locienstein - mccracHn 'â&#x20AC;˘M nODGCOlCgC

amy s. locienstein h o p k i n s , mi

nursing

mis tine c. to wry s p e c i a l ed

brighton

mary k lucas e n g l i s h / c o m m composite . . h i l l s d a l e

todd w. lucas p s y c h / b u s admin/econ . . . . kalamazoo

matthew

n Kihmann

kinesiology

p o r t huron

heather I. maas spanish

allendale

ryan w. maher communication

barrington, i l

carrie I. maines m a t h / m u s i c performance . . . . Wyoming

rehecca a. maitner accounting

grand r a p i d s

craig d maki social work/sociology . hudsonville

nancy j. malda business a d m i n i s t r a t i o n . . . holland

erik s. manninen psychology/chemistry . . . . kincheole

peter c. martin e n g i n e e r i n g . . wappingers f a l l s ,

/jamda

ny

j. marz

psychology

commerce twp.

tinn m mast nursing

hudsonville

lindsay s. matheny communication

grand blanc

kimljerly c. maxson biology

l

\

portage

derek s. maznrek b u s i n e s s admin

spring lake

/wco/e m mcclain

ÂĽ

/

communications

flat

rock

ami in mccrackin elementary education

dewitt

Senior Class 1 9 3


mccrmne - monrov hofxtcoicgc

laura c. mccraine theatre

fairfield,

ia

Ijeth d mccusker dance/english

aurora, i l

lyiidsey a. mcdoiuild psych/religion

s a c r e m e n t o , ca

sarah e. mcgaughey art history/english

jenison

/ kara I. mc&Scuddy music

okemos

paul Ix mckee b i o / e x e r c i s e s e t . . . . k e t t e r i n g , oh

matthew

p. mcmurray

business a d m i n i s t r a t i o n . . . h i l l m a n

sara I. meengs theatre

muskgeon

michael e. meeuwsen accounting

rockford

amanda e. merrit biology

grant

mercedes h mervenne psychology/spanish

west o l i v e

sherri a. meyer biochemistry

byron center

Christopher Ix michels b u s i n e s s admin

dowagiac

laura m. mihailoff communication . . . . b l o o m f i e l d h i l l s

kent e. miller psychology

n o t t i n g h a m , nh

Ixeujamin w. mills b i o l o g y / c h e m i s t r y . . . . grand r a p i d s

Jessica I. mixer p o l i t i c a l science

muskegon

julie a. / n o e s nursing

holland

meSnda m. moffat language a r t s / e l e m ed . b r i s t o l , w i

miluska monroy english/international ..lima, studies

1 9 4 Senior Class

peru

-


moore - myers hofjecolePC

Clinton a. moore accounting

m a r t i n e z , go

s c o f f b morehonse engineering

pinckney

kciko morse elementary education

i

Plymouth

kellie r. mox psychology

midland

(Livid r. mumn history

jenison

l,ii ira e. myers sociology/gender studies

holland

roljert s. myers comm/business admin . . columbus, oh

Stephen f. myers biology

e n j o y i n g the c o m f o r t s and l u x u r y u p p e r c l a s s m e n find cook hall H a l l , h o u s i n g 184 s t u d e n t s , was recently established,

Christy I. c o / h r i / n / j j

a d d i n g to t h e r e s i d e n t i a l possibilities for students. The name honors Peter and

E m a j e a n C o o k of G r a n d R a p i d s , f o r t h e i r m o n e t a r y d o n a t i o n a n d c o n t i n u o u s s u p p o r t to the College. It h o u s e s m a n y c o n v e n i e n t a n d m o d e r n f a c i l i t i e s as w e l l as e a s y a c c e s s i b i l i t y to p e o p l e w i t h d i s a b i l i t i e s . It a l s o f e a t u r e s a d i n i n g hall

iuite l i v i n g good a d d i t i o n

wheeling, i l

campus

d e n t s c i t e as t h e b e s t p a r t of t h e i r r e s i d e n c e . M o s t s a y t h e s u i t e a r r a n g e m e n t is a n o t h e r b e n e f i t , an o p t i o n not a v a i l a b l e a n y w h e r e e l s e o n campus. " H a v i n g a s u i t e m a k e s it f e e l m o r e like an apartment especially with your own bathroom," s a i d j u n i o r M i s t e n W e e l d r e y e r , a C o o k Hall R A . J u n i o r A n n a R i g g s r e c o g n i z e d , t h o u g h , that t h e r e c a n b e a d i s a d v a n t a g e to s u i t e s . "We don't even know our neighbors. People

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

j u s t k e e p to t h e m s e l v e s , " s a i d R i g g s . A s w i t h all n e w t h i n g s , t h e r e are the initial q u i r k s t h a t m u s t b e w o r k e d o u t . M a n y r o o m s on s e c o n d a n d t h i r d f l o o r s w e r e w i t h o u t hot w a t e r

residence halls on c a m p u s . E l l e n A w a d , the R e s i d e n t i a l D i r e c t o r of C o o k Hall e x p l a i n s , " C o o k t e n d s to h a v e a m o r e

f o r t h e f i r s t f e w w e e k s of t h e s e m e s t e r . T h e locks on the doors have a key card, which n e e d e d to b e r e p l a c e d b e c a u s e of e x p i r a t i o n half

mature c r o w d overall," she said. J u n i o r D a n K u b a c k i a l s o n o t i c e d the d i f f e r e n t n a t u r e of the r e s i d e n t s in the h a l l . " C o o k is w h e r e p e o p l e w h o d i d n ' t get into

way through the first semester. O t h e r s a r o u n d c a m p u s t h i n k of t h o s e l i v i n g in C o o k H a l l as h a v i n g l u x u r i o u s l i v i n g , e s p e c i a l l y s i n c e t h e y h a v e t h e i r o w n d i n i n g hall. " I h o p e t h a t p e o p l e t h i n k of C o o k as b e i n g a clean, new facility where students can find a b a l a n c e of f u n a n d a c a d e m i c s , " A w a d said.

and two spacious lounges. C o m p r i s e d m o s t l y of u p p e r c l a s s m e n , t h e h a l l

a p a r t m e n t s o r c o t t a g e s g o . T h e r e a l s o s e e m to be s o m e u n d e r c l a s s m e n w i t h a lot of c r e d i t s . " T h e r o o m s are w h a t m o s t C o o k H a l l r e s i -

Senior Class 1 9 5


n<ium<inn - ogden l/K^x?colc^e

snm c. naumann special education

wyckoff, nj

tiljignil I. ivenhuis h u m a n i t i e s comp/educ

holland

natasha m. nonis fine art

pinckney

Ixandon m. nylxx mechanical e n g i n e e r i n g . . . . h o l l a n d

sarah v. nyenhuis english

holland

dara I. nykamp h i s t o r y / p o l i t i c a l science . holland

aurora in olxate bio .... barcelona, catalunya Spain

Hsa a. ogden special education/Id

holland

in Svf} aucl lean}

t a k i n g a bold s t e p , a n u m b e r of u p p e r c l a s s m e n f o l l o w a new r o u t e by s t u d y i n g o f f - c a m p u s right b e f o r e g r a d u a t i o n

shniuion

r. gouul

people send out r e s u m e s and

e v e n d u r i n g h e r last s e m e s t e r .

s p e n d p r e c i o u s last m o m e n t s with friends their senior year,

"I s a w t h i s as a o n c e in a l i f e t i m e o p p o r t u nity. W h e n e l s e w o u l d I h a v e the c h a n c e to

s o m e c h o o s e to study off

t e a c h in E n g l a n d ? " S e n i o r S a r a h K o o i s t r a f o u n d C h i c a g o as h e r

campus. S e n i o r A n d r e a R o s s i f o u n d it w o u l d b e e a s i e r

to t a k e h e r e d u c a t i o n c l a s s e s in s e q u e n c e , so s h e w e n t to S a l a m a n c a , S p a i n f i r s t s e m e s t e r of h e r s e n i o r year. R o s s i b e l i e v e s the c u l t u r a l e x c h a n g e is o n e of

t h i n g s I ' m m i s s i n g b a c k at H o p e , " Kooistra also found cultural difference, even

the b i g g e s t b e n e f i t s . A s a S p a n i s h m a j o r , s h e

in t h e s t a t e s . " B e i n g in C h i c a g o p r o v i d e s e v e r y k i n d of

t o o k all of h e r c l a s s e s in S p a n i s h . "I got to t a k e o n e c l a s s w i t h t h e S a l a m a n c a U n i v e r s i t y s t u d e n t s . It w a s t h e b e s t f e e l i n g ; i t ' s

culture. People even asked me what heritage Kooistra w a s f r o m , " she said. "Kindergarten s t u d e n t s h e r e h a v e o n e h o u r of l a n g u a g e i n s t r u c -

a totally new world." For s e n i o r S a l l y W a r e , g o i n g to L i v e r p o o l , England during her final semester w a s n ' t a hard

tion e a c h d a y in S p a n i s h , F r e n c h , I t a l i a n , or G e r m a n . I r e a l i z e d t h e r e is m u c h m o r e to t h i s

decision. "It's a great experience for s o m e o n e w h o has n e v e r b e e n out of t h e c o u n t r y . T h e o n l y t h i n g that I h a v e lost is a f e w m o m e n t s w i t h my b e s t f r i e n d s . 1 t h i n k it's w o r t h it, e v e n t h o u g h I c a n ' t be w i t h m y f r i e n d s . " Ware thought broadening her horizons made t h e d e c i s i o n to s t u d y o f f - c a m p u s b e t t e r . "I h a v e l e a r n e d a lot b e c a u s e of m y t r a v e l i n g t h a t I w o u l d not h a v e f o u n d in t h e b u b b l e that is H o p e C o l l e g e , " she said. S e n i o r K i m C o l l i n s s a w s t u d y i n g in L i v e r p o o l as an o p p o r t u n i t y to g o o d to p a s s u p , 1 9 6 Senior Class

opportunity for success. " T h e b e n e f i t s [in C h i c a g o ] o v e r r i d e the

world than West Michigan." Seniors feel differently about which semester of s e n i o r y e a r t h e y f e e l is b e t t e r to m i s s . "I k n o w it will b e h a r d c o m i n g b a c k j u s t in t i m e f o r g r a d u a t i o n , but I w o u l d not h a v e w a n t e d t o b e o u t of t h e c o u n t r y f o r a s e m e s t e r , o n l y to c o m e h o m e a n d h a v e to g o b a c k to s c h o o l , " s a i d Ware. W a r e b e l e i v e s the e x p e r i e n c e w a s w o r t h the e f f o r t of the p r o g r a m . " A l t h o u g h it is h a r d , 1 h a v e g a i n e d r e s p o n s i b i l i t i e s that I n e v e r w o u l d h a v e h a d w h i l e s t u d e n t t e a c h i n g in H o l l a n d . A f t e r this, 1 will d e f i n i t e l y be r e a d y to be out o n m y o w n . '


posting - pohlmnn a /jqfxxrolcet?

Jennifer r. oostng special education-Id .. spring lake

matthew

/j. oselksi

b u s i n e s s admin

new b u f f a l o

Jessica d owens p o l i t i c a l science

C l i n t o n , ny

cynthiiui k pacheco elem e d u c / s c i e n c e comp . . .

holland

susan m. palleschi

I

biology

Schoolcraft

James e. palmer religion

traverse c i t y

Uaren d paradis biology

ann a r b o r

loreal I. parent s p a n i s h / e l e m educ . . . . grand r a p i d s

reljecca k partenheimer dance/psych

W i l m i n g t o n , de

rozeha patino spanish/biology

muskegon

Julie c. patont s o c i a l w o r k / r e l i g i o n . . houston, t x

anthony c. perez nursing

jeanette

swartz creek

c. petkns

comm/sociology

b e l l f l o w e r , ca

Irian k petroelje chem/biochem emphasis

zeeland

Jennifer I. peuler mathematics

grandville

aHyson v. /jickens communication

saline

michelle I. jjiel communication

flossmoor, i l

karen e. ijirich communication

east l a n s i n g

lara s. ijlevvka communication/english ... Whitehall

jill k pohlman psychology

wyckoff, nj

Senior Class

197


(joiikn - rover

rebecca in ponkn music e d u c a t i o n

fraser

t<ir<i k porter accounting

stockbridge

rebecca a. postma art/business

grand r a p i d s

rachael e. post mi is language a r t s comp . . . grand r a p i d s

kimlxtrly m. powell english/comm composite . . . montrose

elaytie r. provost biology

a l i e n park

kevin a. randall biology

parchment

knren h randinitis biology

Plymouth

nicole a. rauzi art

howard, oh

sarah j redell biology

holland

kathenne m. reed s o c i a l work

williamston

anna in resele dance/psychology . mt. p r o s p e c t , i l

holly s. retlewski special education-ei

owosso

sarah j. richards history

haslett

jane in meters elem educ/ spanish . . . . h u d s o n v i l l e

kelly e. rogers business

western s p r i n g s , i l

amy / romm special educ-ld . . . . n a p e r v i l l e , i l

sarah in rop nursing

muskegon

andrea v. rossi elem e d u c / s p a n i s h . . . . oakbrook, i l

jodi li royer k i n e s i o l o g y . . Colorado s p r i n g s , co

1 9 8 Senior Class


ryctjeck - schmiclt

Ixyyccolcgc

John iJ. ryelljeck chemistry

allendale

trncey n rytislxirger h u m a n i t i e s composite

hamilton

renee r. saar c l i n t o n township

nursing

vfilkytie f. s<iksh<iiig grand r a p i d s ancient c i v i l i z a t i o n s

psychology/

karen k salomn c h e m i s t r y / s p a n i s h . chapel h i l l ,

nc

dawn n samsell b u s i n e s s admin

NP7!

d

marysville

erin e. schiller chem/biochem emphasis

Chelsea

rebecca j schmiclt kinesiology

holland

sauog thorn for Inst

s e n i o r s r e f l e c t on r e q u i r e d last m i n u t e core c l a s s e s that stand b e t w e e n them and g r a d u a t i o n

kclly /jef/i yngcr

a b o u t it: y o u ' r e a s e n i o r , r e a d y

l o o k e d at m e like I s h o u l d k n o w e v e r y t h i n g , " he

to g r a d u a t e , r e a d y t o t a k e o n t h e real w o r l d . All t h a t s t a n d s b e t w e e n y o u a n d f r e e d o m is

said. " T h e y ' d all h a d it in h i g h s c h o o l a n d 1 w a s like, ' h o w d o t h e y k n o w t h i s s t u f f ? " said

that o n e last c o r e c l a s s that y o u h a v e m a n a g e d to p u t off until y o u r s e n i o r year.

Williams. In l o o k i n g b a c k on his e x p e r i e n c e , he d o e s not

It h a p p e n s , a n d it h a p p e n s o f t e n . W h i l e s o m e s e n i o r s d o t h i s o n p u r p o s e in t h e h o p e of h a v i n g at l e a s t o n e or t w o e a s y c l a s s e s , o t h e r s are not so

see many positives. " F r e n c h is a b u l l y ; F r e n c h a n d I d i d n ' t get

lucky. S o m e put off d i s l i k e d s u b j e c t s f o r t h e i r last y e a r of c o l l e g e . "It w a s t e r r i b l e . I h a t e d it," s a i d s e n i o r G l y n W i l l i a m s a b o u t his r e q u i r e d F r e n c h c l a s s . T h e t i m e i n v o l v e d in t a k i n g a n e w l a n g u a g e w e i g h e d heavily on Williams. "It w a s at 9 : 3 0 in t h e m o r n i n g a n d it w a s e v e r y d a y , " he s a i d . A n o t h e r p a r t of W i l l i a m s ' p r o b l e m as a s e n i o r w a s that m o s t s t u d e n t s in i n t r o d u c t o r y l a n g u a g e c l a s s e s a l r e a d y h a d at l e a s t o n e s e m e s t e r of the l a n g u a g e in h i g h s c h o o l . " E v e r y b o d y w a s a f r e s h m e n a n d t h e y all

a l o n g at all. W e ' r e not f r i e n d s . " F o r s o m e p e o p l e , the e x p e r i e n c e is not as traumatic. Senior Dan Taylor took Ancient P h i l o s o p h y t h e f i r s t s e m e s t e r of his s e n i o r year. "It w a s p r e t t y e a s y . E v e r y b o d y . w o u l d j u s t c o m e to c l a s s a n d t a k e n o t e s , " he s a i d . "1 sat w i t h a b u n c h of j u n i o r s a n d s e n i o r s , so it w a s n ' t like I w a s the o n l y u p p e r c l a s s m a n . " A f t e r l i v i n g t h r o u g h t h i s n i g h t m a r e , the s e n i o r s h a d s o m e c o l l e c t i v e a d v i c e t h a t c a n be a l e s s o n f o r all f i r s t - a n d s e c o n d - y e a r s e n i o r s . F r e s h m e n , listen to the a d v i c e of t h e s e s e n i o r s . T a k e c o r e c l a s s e s n o w to b e a b l e to e n j o y s e n i o r y e a r a n d f o c u s on f r i e n d s a n d m a k i n g m e m o r i e s â&#x20AC;&#x201D; n o t on the 100-leveI c l a s s e s .

Senior Class 1 9 9


schmude

scott

EJ hofxtcolcgp

pan! d schmude biology

traverse c i t y

moKe m. schodorf psychology

matthew

stevensville

a. scholtens

engineering

stickney, i l

susan j schroeder accounting

s t e r l i n g heights

ellen a. schultz spanish/psychology

maple c i t y

Joseph ix sch weiss engineering

holland

Irian r. scordinsky chemistry

n plainfield,

nj

caryi e. scott elementary educ/ . . . northbrook, i l language a r t s

fhn rnKt nf rhnir&i

c u t t i n g c l a s s is an easy t h i n g to do but the p r i c e paid can be h a r d to s w a l l o w in the end

is what most students do all summer to pay for tuition in the fall. Yet many students do not have a problem not getting what cnrl Ixisscmnj they paid for. A survey of a variety of students revealed that the average student takes between 15-16 credit hours per week, but skips about one credit hour of class. That may not seem like a lot, but when you consider that one credit hour (for students taking 16) costs $462.125 per semester, or $924.25 per year. Some students reported skipping three or four credit hours, while taking as few as 14 hours, for totals exceeding $4000 annually. Four thousand dollars paid in tuition for classes skipped. That almost makes one wonder why some students even come to the costly school. "But I only skip once in a while," some students protest. Fine, it still costs a lot of money. Consider the following fictitious example: Dutch VanHopensma is a sophomore taking 15 credit hours. In an attempt to get some of his core out of the way while there are still three-credit classes, he registered for Communications 101 this semester. That class meets Tuesday and Thursday from 12:00 to 1:20. Skipping that classjust once costs $46.21. Roughly equivalent to 8 hours of work at average student wages.

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If every action has an equal and opposite reaction, then for every student skipping $4000 worth of classes, there exists someone going to all his classes. Consider junior Josh Metzler, who is taking 16 hours this semester and has skipped only one class in the last year-and-a-half. He explains his philosophy, "I do feel compelled to go to every class. I feel that when I register for a class, I am making an agreement with my professor that both I and my professor will be at class every day," he said. He feels the agreement is important to follow in all situations. "If there is some reason that I think 1 should not be at class, I will talk to my professor about it. I do think that most of the time 1 learn more by going to class, but also [when] I am not learning, I can help other people with my thoughts and opinions," he said. Metzler sees going to class as a sign of respect, regardless of the costs. "Finally, 1 think that if I choose to skip class, 1 am not respecting my professor by saying that the class is not important for me to be at," he said. Those are the facts. Where do you fall? Are you one of the "delinquent slackers" or "dedicated students"? What would your parents say?


scott - strassburger

timothy I. scott biology

b e l o i t , wi

julie a seidel biology

gaylord

jnson r. shnttuck chemistry/spanish/french .. holland

(Lnvel c. shelley communication

saginaw

melincLi m shilts english

jnmes

kalamazoo

w. sipsmn

religion

kalamazoo

IrifHi j. slenk computer s c i e n c e

holland

joel r. smith engineering

monatgue

knn I. snyder accounting

east j o r d a n

ryan r. spanker chemistry

saline

dam d spearman biology/psychology

jenison

theresa e. spenser biology/psychology

plainwell

hara I. sparer biology

fenton

sara m. spykerman spanish

zeeland

daphne a st amour biology

muskegon

knstina m staHej psychology/english

westland

kristen in steketee p o l i t i c a l science/ classical studies

matthew

holland

k sterenherg

history/english

h i l l s b o r o , or

sarah e. stJelstra special education

holland

amy I. strasslxirger history

alto

Senior Class 2 0 1


stmtton

joshiui

- Vtindenlierg

t stratton

b u i s n e s s admin , . e a s t grand r a p i d s

I on e. strehler religion

grosse p o i n t

moiiicti a.

SUIIJIJS

english

b a t t l e creek

claniel s. sweets exercise science

lombard, i l

michelle x taytor chicago, i l

theatre

kelli j. teerman business

holland

jo(fi b tenharkel political

science

jenison

dean in thayer computer s c i e n c e . . . z i o n s v i l l e ,

in

michael w. thelen computer s c i e n c e / j a p a n e s e . . . mason

amanda lieth tigelaar nursing

hudsonville

dan-en a. tigelaar m a t h / s c i e n c e comp/ . . . . h u d s o n v i l l e elementary education

arlene j. torrence business

naperville,

il

julie k tracy psychology

g u i l d e r l a n d , ny

kimlierly j. triesenlxirg s o c i a l work

palos park, i l

marie r. tsuji biology

delton

melinda k tuinstra s o c i a l work

plainwell

samuel s. vail economics/business

kalamazoo

kifj vandam chemistry

grand r a p i d s

craig t vandenljerg biology

byron center

zackery r. vandenljerg accounting

2 0 2 Senior Class

grand r a p i d s


vandertjeek - van tH hofxxdicgc

marc c. vanderixck business

vicksburg

kara jo vandeHugt biology

grand rapids

sarah / vandersteen s o c i a l work

grand r a p i d s

alisyn p. vanderwal biology

Wyoming

s c o f f n vanderwal s o c i a l work

grand r a p i d s

aaron d vande wege m a t h / s c i e n c e composite . . . . z e e l a n d

susan j vander weide education

jason

grand r a p i d s

w. vanderwonde

language a r t s

grand r a p i d s

kan in vandrese music e d u c a t i o n

gladstone

aivta j. vanengen computer s c i e n c e

g l e n d o r a , ca

Jessica c. van oort dance

deer l o d g e , mt

michael a. van cyjstall mathematics

hudsonviHe

erick j .vanravenwaay language a r t s / b u s i n e s s

okemos

kimljerly van til chemistry

jenison

S u n S p l e n d o r Taking advantage of a sunny day, seniors Leischen Verwys, SoniaViveros and junior Gina Buwalda suck up some rays while catching up on homework. When the thermometer tops eighty many student hit the Pine Grove for studying and relaxation. (PR Photo)

Senior Class 2 0 3


chnstofihcr / vantimmeren geology

grand r a p i d s

kiiriti vnnwieren physical education

holland

tocld j v<isicek physical education

reed c i t y

leischen s. verwys business

grand r a p i d s

jtired r. vickers special education

leslie

so/wV? /. wVeros art

chicago, i l

gregory p. vtctstrn politicoT

science

portage

eric j. vogel sociology

orange c i t y ,

ia

mom thai

a joh

two d e d i c a t e d s e n i o r w o m e n find r e s i d e n c e hall life a r e w a r d i n g a l t e r n a t i v e to a p a r t m e n t or c o t t a g e life k n o w n as t h e h o m e of f r e s h m e n w o m e n , D y k s t r a H a l l is w h e r e e v e r y o n e w o u l d iophomore resident assistants. Somep m / c ii. rnnlx)

pperclassman do choose the Dykstra e as is the c a s e w i t h the t w o s e n i o r R A ' s

c o n s i d e r s this opportunity her ministry and c o n t i n u e s to k e e p all the w o m e n in h e r c l u s t e r s

to w h o m D y k s t r a is h o m e . Kathy Barnes and Gretchen Wolfanger both

in h e r p r a y e r s . S h e s a y s t h a t the p r e v i o u s c o t t a g e e x p e r i e n c e p r e p a r e d h e r w e l l f o r w h a t is a h e a d , but D y k s t r a

transferred their s o p h o m o r e year and never e x p e r i e n c e d w h a t it w a s l i k e to live in D y k s t r a

has prepared her even more. B a r n e s b e l i e v e s t h e r e are m a n y p o s i t i v e s to

as f r e s h m e n . Wolfanger began her experience during her j u n i o r y e a r w h e n s h e f e l t c o m p e l l e d to b e c o m e

l i v i n g in a r e s i d e n c e hall. "I a m m u c h h a p p i e r l i v i n g h e r e t h a n in a n

an R A . S h e s a y s the n e a t a n d i n t e r e s t i n g d y n a m i c is w h a t s h e e n j o y s the m o s t a b o u t b e i n g

being on a meal plan," she said. W h i l e b o t h B a r n e s a n d W o l f a n g e r are s u r r o u n d e d b y f r e s h m e n , t h e y e n j o y the f a c t t h e y

a s e n i o r R A in D y k s t r a . At the f i n i s h of h e r j u n i o r y e a r , W o l f a n g e r i n t r o d u c e d B a r n e s to the D y k s t r a R D , H o l l y M c K e e . K a t h y c a l l s this h e r " b u r n i n g b u s h e x p e r i e n c e , " w h e n s h e r e a l i z e d that it w a s h e r c a l l i n g f r o m G o d to m o v e f r o m b e i n g an R A in a c o t t a g e o n t o b e i n g an R A f o r f r e s h m a n w o m e n . B a r n e s s a y s it is e x c i t i n g yet u n n e r v i n g , a n d t h e r e is a l s o the j o y that d e v e l o p s w h e n the f r e s h m e n c o m e in a n d e x p e r i e n c e e - m a i l f o r the

2 0 4 Senior Class

much fun happening." S t u d y i n g as a p r e - s e m i n a r y s t u d e n t , B a r n e s

a p a r t m e n t , a n d t h e r e are d e f i n i t e a d v a n t a g e s to

have one another. Oftentimes when longing for s o m e o n e w h o u n d e r s t a n d s w h a t t h e y are g o i n g t h r o u g h , t h e y c a n t u r n to t h e o t h e r f o r s u p p o r t . B o t h c o n s i d e r it n i c e t o h a v e the o t h e r w i t h w h o m to s y m p a t h i z e a n d e m p a t h i z e . B u t h o w d o t h e r e s i d e n t s in t h e i r c l u s t e r s f e e l a b o u t h a v i n g s e n i o r s as r e s i d e n t a s s i s t a n t s ? F r e s h m a n J e n H u b e r , a r e s i d e n t in o n e of W o l f a n g e r ' s c l u s t e r s likes the w i s d o m a n d

very first time. " W h e n y o u a r e a s e n i o r t h e s e t h i n g s a r e not e x c i t i n g a n y m o r e , so it is f u n to r e m e m b e r w h a t

e x p e r i e n c e of a s e n i o r next d o o r . " G r e t c h e n is o f t e n busy, but s h e is a lot of f u n , a n d s h e k n o w s w h a t s h e is t a l k i n g a b o u t .

it is l i k e to b e a f i r s t - y e a r s t u d e n t , " s a i d W o l f a n g e r . " T h e r e is so m u c h p o s i t i v e e n e r g y . T h e r e is a l w a y s s o m e t h i n g g o i n g o n a n d it is so

G r e t c h e n r u l e s ! G r e t c h e n is o u r p a l ! " N o o n e c o u l d put it b e t t e r t h a n c l u s t e r 2 - 4 , " G r e t c h e n is not o u r R A , s h e ' s o u r t r i e n d . '


vo/kers - wldersiJiii

Ijeth volkers math/sociology

grandville

s c o f f a. voshd accounting

holland

Uirn j. w.igtier religion

palos h e i g h t s , i l

mch.iel a. wagtwr communication

g r e e n v i l l e , oh

Justin fx wainvvrigft computer s c i e n c e

Plymouth

mary ellen waiter biology

ravenna

derek j walvoord viola/art history

jeanette

holland

y. ward

art

brown d e e r , w i

sally j. ware language a r t s composite . . b u r r oak

came I. Waterloo english

ann a r b o r

Irian c. weaver biology

kentwood

maria helene weljli religion

charlevoix

amanda j weerstra elementary education

holland

laura a. wendt nursing

holland

shannon t werner p s y c h o l o g y / s p a n i s h . . . grand r a p i d s

elizaljeth m. wesselink s p e c i a l e d u c - l d / e i . . . grand r a p i d s

david f. white b u s i n e s s admin

a r l i n g t o n , va

kathryn a. whit field p o l i t i c a l sci

crystal lake, i l

Jonathan d wierengo b u s i n e s s admin . . . . r i v e r h i l l s , w i

amy I. wildersiJin psychology

indian river

Senior Class 2 0 5


wlluims - znchmnn

d travis willuims biology

bastings

glyiinon s. willuims e n g l i s h / c o m m u n i c a t i o n . . . t e m p e , az

jnmie e. willuims nursing

eaton r a p i d s

matthew

g. wlliams

studio art

glen e l l y n , i l

natalic m. wlliamson biology

granger, i n

Jenifer I. wilson nursing

kathryii

howell

a. wing

religion/psychology . . . . glen arbor

jdnnti r. vviiui chemistry/ garden p r a i r i e , biochem emphasis

gretchen

il

e. wolf anger

dance

m a r i o n , ny

amy I. wolthuis s o c i a l work

Irandon

holland

j. wong

b i o l o g y / p s y c h o l o g y . . . grand r a p i d s

noelle k wood holland

chemistry/psychology

Jennifer I. woodhams psychology

w e s t c h e s t e r , oh

andrew /J. wright chemistry

downers g r o v e , i l

J kirsten wiichter sociology

d u l u t h , mn

andrew c. wyatt biology

S t . l o u i s , mo

emily r. yonng business a d m i n i s t r a t i o n . . . h o l l a n d

michael e. yonnt b u s i n e s s a d m i n i s t r a t i o n . . . . mcbain

sAip/j /. yowier communication

christofjher

portage

J zachman

b u s i n e s s admin

2 0 6 Senior Class

middleville


zimdohl - zyistra Ela /lofxxdcgp

w

'IS

I tl

his tin j. zimdtihl biology/english

elgin,

il

angeHque r. zorc h u m a n i t i e s comp/elem educ . kewadin

Joseph c. mpancic engineering

grandville

Jeffrey a zylstra b u s i n e s s admin/econ

zeeland

oue tiiul the same

f a c u l t y l o o k b a c k t h r o u g h the s e v e n t i e s to c o m p a r e c h a n g i n g t i m e s w i t h a solid f o u n d a t i o n the class of 1998 w e r e stum bling in their first steps, the Collegestood firmly grounded in many of its traditions. But amanda g Hack both have g r o w n and c h a n g e d in the last two d e c a d e s . In the 7 0 ' s , f e w e r students lived and studied on c a m p u s . Steven B o u m a - P r e d i g e r , now an associate p r o f e s s o r of Religion, spent his time on c a m p u s attending classes rather than teaching. " H o p e was d i f f e r e n t in a n u m b e r of ways. It was s m a l l e r — 2 , 2 0 0 students c o m p a r e d to the 2,900 students today, with proportionally f e w e r faculty and staff," he said. David M y e r s , p r o f e s s o r of Psychology, taught during the d e c a d e of c h a n g e s and delivered the 1974 C o m m e n c e m e n t address. For him, f e w e r students m a d e for a d i f f e r e n t a t m o s p h e r e . "At 2,000 students, H o p e — a s any smaller school tends to b e — w a s a m o r e intimate p l a c e , " he said. The layout of the c a m p u s has changed since the days of disco. A c c o r d i n g to B o u m a Prediger, the c a m p u s was a little cozier. " D u r f e e had a small cafeteria and the Phelps dining hall was about half the current size. VanRaalte Hall, located just east of Dimnent Chapel, was the administration building, but it burned to the ground in 1981," he said. Since the close of the 7 0 ' s , many new additions have appeared on c a m p u s such as the VanWylen Library, Dow Center, and the new Cook Hall. Robert Elder, p r o f e s s o r of Political Science, r e m e m b e r s Van Raalte Hall. He recalls the entire staff dined in a boiler r o o m of Van Raalte. Since this time has seen a c h a n g e in the faculty as a whole. "There was much more interaction of the faculty, and intimacy. They hired 30 new faculty

m e m b e r s in 1969. N o w the faculty itself has aged. They are more mature," he said. Today, the faculty dines in the Kletz with m u c h of the same level of closeness. Elder also believes that the students of the 90*8 are d i f f e r e n t f r o m the m e m b e r s in their p a r e n t s ' generation, many of w h o m were k n o w n more for social concern than for a c a d e m i c s . " S tu d e n ts are m u c h more the way they were when I grew up. They are hard w o r k i n g and b u t t o n e d - d o w n , " he said. T h e first change that c o m e s to mind is the clothing of the 70's, recently revived. M a u r a Reynolds, director of advising taught in the 7 0 ' s when she had two small children. She r e m e m bers lime, hot pink, orange, polyester, big hair and leisure suits. It is true, however, that the more things change, the more they stay the same; Holland is not i m m u n e f r o m staying the same. "The religious character is maintained, though the seasoning is more evangelical than in the 1970's," M y e r s said. Elder thinks that though students are of a slightly different mold, the people who live and learn on c a m p u s are generally the same. "The types of people sitting in the Kletz are the same; neat, nice and w a r m , and there are friendly people c o m m i t t e d to teaching," he said. B o u m a - P r e d i g e r believes the character of the institution has r e m a in e d the s a m e since he was a student. "[The College] still strives for excellence in virtually everything it d o e s — m u s i c , art, theater, dance programs, intercollegiate athletics, residence life, facilities and their u p k e e p . " " T h e c o m m u n i t y of Hope is the s a m e , " said Reynolds. " G o o d p e o p l e — s t u d e n t s , faculty and staff working to make a learning/teaching community. I c a n ' t think of a place I'd rather have been in 1978 and now," said Reynolds, Senior Class 2 0 7


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n e i g h b o r s o r g a n i z e and d e d i c a t e a p o r t i o n of an e v e n t to h o n o r a lost f r i e n d and c r e a t e c o m m u n i t y

I. schcnckj

the n e w s of f r e s h m a n B e n j a m i n

s o p h o m o r e Ross Howell, a D u r f e e resident and

B u c k h o u t ' s u n t i m e l y d e a t h hit the c a m p u s , t h e s t u d e n t b o d y

f r i e n d . "It b r o u g h t the C o l l e g e all t o g e t h e r a r o u n d the i s s u e of B e n ' s d e a t h . It w a s the b e s t

was stunned. Some wept,

t h i n g w e c o u l d d o f o r h i m , " he said. Another Durfee resident, sophomore Ryan S m i t h , w r o t e a t r i b u t e to B e n , p a s s e d out at the

r e a c h i n g out to t h e i r o t h e r c l a s s m a t e s f o r c o m f o r t while others fell silent. The only c o m f o r t to m a n y w a s k n o w i n g B e n w a s w i t h God. Buckhout

H o m e c o m i n g e v e n t . T h e t r i b u t e t a l k e d a b o u t the t y p e of p e r s o n

d i e d o n S e p t . 10

Ben was. " T h e first

as a r e s u l t of a biking accident

thing you noticed about

in his H e a l t h D y n a m i c s class.

B e n w a s his smile," Smith

"I a m not sorry for Ben, because I know

w r o t e . "It stretched from e a r to e a r a n d lit

that he has g o n e to a f a r b e t t e r

u p his f a c e . " Held during

place," his b r o t h e r J o e l said

H o m e c o m i n g on O c t o b e r 18th, the event c o n s i s t e d of a

at t h e m e m o r i a l s e r v i c e h e l d at

B i k e c o u r s e of 5

Dimnent Chapel the f o l l o w i n g

miles for participants over

Friday. Students

t h e a g e of 18. M a n y of the

a n d staff p a c k e d the c h a p e l to celebrate Ben's

r e s i d e n t s of Durfee partici-

life. M a n y of

p a t e d to p a y t r i b u t e to t h e i r friend's memory. B e n will b e

Ben's friends f r o m the s e c o n d floor of D u r f e e Hall, where Ben

r e m e m b e r e d as a m a n of l a u g h t e r

lived d u r i n g his t i m e on c a m p u s ,

and a true s e r v a n t of the

s o u g h t to h o n o r a man they felt p r i v i l e g e d to know. Ben arrived on

Open Road Entering the final leg of his bike trip. Ben Buckhout pedals his way towards campus. Blazing saddles, Buckhout and his father took to the open road on their bikes to get to school while his mother took the typical highway route with Ben's belongings. (PR Photo)

c a m p u s on a bike, traveling 400 miles from M i n n e s o t a a n d left t h i s e a r t h on a b i k e . His f r i e n d s felt t h e r e w a s n o b e t t e r w a y t o r e m e m b e r B e n t h a n to d e d i c a t e the b i k e p o r t i o n of the 2 0 t h A n n u a l R u n - B i k e - S w i m - W a l k to h i m . It w a s h e l d H o m e c o m i n g w e e k e n d . "I t h o u g h t it w a s a g o o d t r i b u t e , " said

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Lord. T h e m e n of D u r f e e f e l t the p a r t i c i p a n t s in Run-Bike-SwimW a l k h e l p e d not only honor

B e n ' s m e m o r y , but to r e j o i c e in the e f f e c t his lite h a d on c a m p u s . " W e t h a n k the L o r d f o r the h o n o r of k n o w i n g B e n . We t h a n k y o u not f o r m o u r n i n g B e n ' s d e a t h , but in c e l e b r a t i n g his g a i n of e t e r n a l life w i t h the L o r d . "


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t o k y o , japan

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grand r a p i d s

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c o l l e g e east apartments

tim nlles

grand rapids

cook h a l l

njorcl nnilrews saginaw

michad

holland

e. nrics

cook h a l l

Caledonia

marc nrnoys

scott hall

Wyoming

stncey

assink

magge

lialxoch

holland

holland

enon, oh

coiistance

doesburg c o t t a g e

hahiisen

holland

beck c o t t a g e

elizaljeth baker

holland

holland

mark liaker

holland

Wyoming

cyiithia

hamiick

. . hindkamp c o t t a g e

holland

sarah Ijaremlse grand r a p i d s

alexaiulra

grand r a p i d s

barragaii-kelly

madrid, spain

kclly barton

libertyville,

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bash

matt

baumaiui

il

l e i p s i c , oh

welmers c o t t a g e c o l l e g e east apartments

johnsburg, i l

vischer cottage

davit! beaver portage

holland

jill Ijeck

greenville

ton Ijekkering holland

sib cottage

c o l l e g e east apartments

angela bensoii rosebush

bergen c o t t a g e

rebecca berhanlt constantine

holland

molly k lilliclcan petoskey

amamla

ross cottage

Hack

c a r t e r s v i l l e , ga

college east apts.

Jessica Hack

stryker cottage

c h a r d o n , oh

kyle Hack st.

johns

cook h a l l

sara Uedsoe

rochester h i l l s

sibs cottage

rebecca Horn hudsonville

delphi cottage

dary! k Hood

s t a t e c o l l e g e , pa

latin IXJIO

s t e r l i n g heights

visscher cottage

c o l l e g e east apartments

ro/jwi /xrff lansing

k l e i s cottage

sage Mte

m i s s i o n v i e j o , ca . . . .

kimljerly IMS kalamazoo

carley boss fremont

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jenny /JOSS holland

Jeffrey boncher katamazoo

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angela Ixxihs portage

Irooke

holland

Ixximn

kalamazoo

c o l l e g e east a p t s . holland brumler apartments

cook h a l l kollen hall cook h a l l lampen c o t t a g e cook h a l l

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robert

hrmtclt

grand r a p i d s

rnchel Irccu

hudsonville

Steve Iremer sturgis

Holland kuizenga cottage Holland

jon Irichiier lansing

Columbia apartments

kirk IroUiiMC

grand r a p i d s

en,i Irooks kalamazoo

joit Irowii Holland

mich.iel

dewitt

eaton r a p i d s

jeff Ixirgess jenison

Ixirr

vicksburg

renee carls on gladstone

michelle chninlters eaton rapids

chniui chnmot Haslett

fof/d chnssee Wyoming

]<inelle coffey spring lake

Iryce

coffing

mt. v e r n o n , oH

g. toikl cooper stevensville

joe! coopers wansea, ma

snrnh conyght fennville

eliznljeth

vernon, n j

seth cr.ivAey oxford

nonh dnle

montpelier, vt

clmiiel ilnly

east grand rapids

jill iIn vis

pHoenix, az

n todd de/joer muskegon

kristy io deer cadillac

melanie clefeyter west o l i v e

siis<in (lch<i,in grand r a p i d s

dnve ilehommel jenison

mntthew

clejong

d u b l i n , oH

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kiirt deinnngd zeeland

anna demshuk williamston

nicole dennis

f o r t wayne, i n

cory den nyl nolland

reljecca

c o l l e g e east apartments cook H a l l jenison

parkview apartments c o l l e g e east apartments deutscHes Haus c o l l e g e east apartments

Columbia apartments

spring lake Holland cook H a l l b e l t cottage zuverink cottage

caivreur

columbus, oH

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develder

somerset, n j

kevin dcyonng jenison

kirk deyonng

rock r a p i d s , i o

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cook H a l l Holland

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brumler apartments brownstone a p a r t m e n t s c o l l e g e east apartments durfee Hall Holland

parkview apartments durfee Hall c o l l e g e east apartments cook H a l l k l e i s cottage

cook hall cook h a l l Holland zeeland dorian cottage

Holland Holland voorHees H a l l van z y l c o t t a g e durfee Hall


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dmin (hllon lansing

cook h a l l

ro/jyii (lissdkocn grand r a p i d s

degraff cottage

jill cloiiehoo rockford

verbeek c o t t a g e

nnthnn doorlag kalamazoo

stacy clrodcr

d e e r b r o o k , wi

reese c o t t a g e parkview apartments

Irian dykstra Holland

chad d east man o v i d , ny

rebecca

edema

grand r a p i d s

histen

elsholz

dundee

tiinie evans middleville Irian

field

rockford

chris fink

hudsonville

ro/jerf follett dowagiac

Stephanie n gehhardt pentwater

Holland cook h a l l cook h a l l kappa c h i c o t t a g e cook h a l l

brumler apartments hudsonville brumler apartments sigma c o t t a g e

melisa gjhson

m i n n e a p o l i s , mn . c o l l e g e e a s t a p a r t m e n t s

o p u s l i t e r a r y m a g a z i n e s d e s i g n c h a n g e s its l o o k , b r i n g i n g a swarm of c o n t r o v e r s y as w e l l as h o n o r s C h r i s t m a s break copies of the first-semester edition of O P U S were distributed around kntc I folkcrt c a m p u s . With its revitalized design and always superb content, the Fall 1997 m a g a z i n e is turned a lot of heads. " T h e r e s p o n s e has been o v e r w h e l m i n g l y positive," said senior Melissa H e r w a l d t , coeditor. " I t ' s the best O P U S t h e y ' v e seen." This s e m e s t e r ' s f o c u s was definitely on updating the look of the biannual magazine. " T h e design has blown people away," Herwaldt said. Advisor Pinckney Benedict had nothing but praise for the publication. "I was extremely i m p r e s s e d , " he said. "They did a great j o b with layout. I was also impressed with the c o n t e n t . " Along with all the positive f e e d b a c k there has been s o m e controversy. Most of it stems f r o m the fact that twelve pages were devoted to a single p o e m , space that s o m e feel could have

been used for more submissions. "I agree with the criticism," H e r w a l d t said. "I think in our excitement to improve the looks of the m a g a z i n e we may not have m a d e the best decisions on use of space." Herwaldt did stress, however, that the standards of O P U S are very stringent, and that people w h o submit w o r k to the m a g a z i n e need to be sensitive to that. " W e ' r e publishing the best of w h a t ' s written," she said. "This (second) semester we will try to make more space but we will not c o m p r o m i s e standards. We're looking for r e a l l y - p o l i s h e d works." Benedict also pointed out that decisions have to be m a d e about what is included in O P U S . "It is just in the nature of a magazine that s o m e people are going to be in and some people are going to be out," he said. The organization does work to e n c o u r a g e all writers on c a m p u s , though. " O u r other activities and readings are really to support the struggling or b e g i n n i n g writers.'

Junior Class 2 1 1


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gooclyke

hudsonviile

nntkew gookin traverse c i t y

meg grnshe

spring lake

me gnu gr<iy riaslett

joy green

b a t a v i a , 11

kerry lyti gross kalamazoo

tnshn guild lansing

tori guse

aovvagiac

frecl hnckett

fowlerville

gilmore h a l l hudsonville p o l l cottage brownstone a p a r t m e n t s ross cottage

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d e b u t i n g w i t h a q u i t e r a t m o s p h e r e , cook d i n i n g hall o f f e r s a n o t h e r o p t i o n for h u n g r y u p p e r c l a s s s t u d e n t s entering (Jook Dining Hall, the first thing a student notices is the trays. Grey and ion I. hnmnt pentagonal, these fresh, new trays sit on a w o o d e n table outside the c a f e t e r i a doors. Inside, the servers always dress in crisp, white u n i f o r m s w h o put together the f o o d any way the student asks for it. T h e new C o o k R e s i d e n c e Hall and dining facility opened up for student use this year. A limited n u m b e r of students w e r e allowed to eat there, including those living in C o o k , a m o n g others. A l t h o u g h these students were given permission to eat in C o o k , many of them still had to eat in Phelps e v e r y - s o - o f t e n b e c a u s e C o o k was not open for b r e a k f a s t or on w e e k e n d s . Many faculty and staff wondered how C o o k ' s dining would c o m p a r e to Phelps. Of ten people q u e s t i o n e d , only one of the ten preferred Phelps to C o o k . Senior Chris De Boer c h o s e Phelps because of its laid-back style. " P h e l p s has a m o r e relaxed a t m o s p h e r e , " he said. "In Cook I feel like you h a v e to sit up straight and keep your elbows off the table."

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Of those w h o preferred C o o k , the overw h e l m i n g reason was the " a t m o s p h e r e . " Junior Krista M e d e n agreed. " I t ' s the look of the place," she said. O n e of these f r i e n d l y workers, Edna, w h o swipes ID cards, said that she had noticed one main c h a n g e f r o m Phelps that students preferred when eating at C o o k . " S t u d e n t s like the round tables," she said. "They like to be able to see all their f r i e n d s at once." Set up with seating for eight, the students can eat in a m o r e f o r m a l style. S o m e diners thought the food was better. " T h e f o o d is better; it's warmer," j u n i o r Mary Roush explained. Junior Jon Brickner agreed. "I like the presentation better, it's not as rushed." Even though people o v e r w h e l m i n g l y liked C o o k , they had a few c o m p l a i n t s too. "I e n j o y eating with my f r i e n d s and many cannot go to C o o k so I usually end up eating at Phelps," said senior Keiko Morse. Junior Jill Bostelaar admitted, "It's usually less hectic unless you c o m e at busy times, then it takes forever to wait in line and get f o o d . " As the diners end their time in C o o k , they may find a bowl of candy or another special treat there for them to partake.


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doesburg c o t t a g e

marne

r o / i j hnrmsen

c o l l e g e east apartments

hamilton

ryan h.irrdl

cosmopolitan h a l l

kalamazoo .

chad hums frankfort

mdissn

vanzyl cottage

hart

cook h a l l

buchanan

karcn basse

three rivers

t a y l o r cottage

keni haveman zeeland

kleinheksel cottage

Jeremy heavilin

mulder c o t t a g e

fennville

mereiSth hertjst st.

louis

jarecl herron

Columbia apartments

Wyoming

jasoii

hester

reese cottage

grand b l a n c

megan hicks

cook h a l l

t r a b u c o canyon, c

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kathenne

kalamazoo

c o l l e g e east apartments

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grand haven

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mark hofstee kentwood

mulder c o t t a g e

dawn holhdge

grosse p o i n t e shores

kathenne

h or jus

grand r a p i d s

lampen c o t t a g e

eriu honigdn west o l i v e

kleinheksel cottage

laurie hutchenreuther southfield

mkelle Johnson midland

grand r a p i d s

f r a t e r n a l cottage

iones

d e k a l b , il

cook h a l l

ztich jonker

van saun c o t t a g e

petoskey

kathryn kahler huasonville

c o l l e g e east apartments

Christy kaminskas e a s t grand r a p \ d s

....

saljrina kampms jenison

Jennie karr

prospect h e i g h t s , i l

canne katiffmann wilmette, i l

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brumler apartments

c o l l e g e east apartments

chad iotdersma

rehecca

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college east apts. parkview apartments

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jeffery

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traverse c i t y

cook h a l l

cook h a l l

panl in kemstock bay c i t y

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Uiljiatnck

rruitport

peter kim

glenvxew, i l

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glen e l l y n , i l

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cook c o l l e g e east apartments

hevin kirkjj.itnck e u r e k a , mo

scott hall

snrnh Unnsen holland

trystin

cook

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van d r e z e r c o t t a g e

holt

matthew

Uem

cetennial cottage

dewitt

gregory

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tninmi

konyiieitljelt

troy

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korstnnge

cosmopolitan h a l l

grand r a p i d s

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b a t t l e creek

brumler apartments

knni kronemeyer orlando, f l

kraker apartments

jen krcrnse holland

holland

del/) kiilxicki t o l e d o , oh aimee

cook h a l l

kiilxisiak

b a t t l e creek

grand r a p i d s

....

cook h a l l

c o l l e g e east apartments

erin kiirek

bridgman

cook h a l l

cadillac

c o l l e g e east apartments

kimljeiiy

lake

d u b l i n , oh

t a y l o r cottage

ohung lam hoUand

cook h a l l

kristi langancl hollana

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ken law niles

cook h a l l

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dewitt

holland

...

lenger

holland

Jennifer levan constantine

shannon

holland

van d r e z e r c o t t a g e

....

lewis

kalamazoo

kollen hall

knte kntemnth fowlerville

kraker apartments

naul loodeen midland

metissa

cook h a l l

lucar

grandville

holland

Jeremy luchmnun ft.

gratiot

mulder c o t t a g e

ryan linitsema hudsonville

michelle

holland

shannon lynch

b a t t l e creek

mary macdermaid vassar

stacey

cook h a l l

Christina malkowski free s o i l jo ellen manning orland park, i l

marema

grand r a p i d s

kelly martin oswego, i l

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brumler

manchester

hartland

melissa

stryker cottage k l e i s cottage

mackowiak

waited lake

melissa

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dosker c o t t a g e

jay fa leitz james

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h i t t i n g d o w n t o w n s t r e e t s , c a m p u s and c o m m u n i t y w a l k e r s raise m o n e y for h o l l a n d ' s a i d s v i c t i m s

skies and sunshine set the stage for the Holland A I D S Walk on Saturday Sept. 13. kntc I. fother t A total of 110 students and c o m m u n i t y m e m b e r s set off on a hike d o w n 9th Street and around c a m p u s . " T h e battle against A I D S will not be d o n e until we not only m a k e strides against the disease itself, but against the fear and ignorance that k e e p s m a n y f r o m reaching out to fellow h u m a n s in need," said David Blauw, director of pastoral care at Holland C o m m u n i t y Hospital. C o n t i n u i n g in this theme, Rev. A n d y Fierro of C r o s s r o a d s C h a p e l urged people to "fight against silence." "This is a march that r e c o g n i z e s that w e ' r e in this together," he said. " R e m e m b e r people are living with A I D S ; we are living side-by-side." This idea of c o m m u n i t y was r e i n f o r c e d by the c o i n c i d e n c e that the walk took place on C o m m u nity Day. " T h e walk is really about c o m m u n i t y , b e c a u s e it involves H o p e and Holland. It was a great way to start C o m m u n i t y Day," said Kristen Gray, assistant director of the c o u n s e l i n g center, w h o was walking on the blue-skied Saturday morning. C a m p u s walkers included students, faculty, and staff, as well as about 40 m e m b e r s of the S i g m a Iota Beta sorority, w h o participated as part of a service project, as they h a v e in previous years. A c c o r d i n g to j u n i o r Suzy Velazquez, vicepresident of the Sibylline sorority, and w h o was in charge of organizing this project, the Sibylline

m e m b e r s have been involved with the A I D S walk because they feel it is a worthy cause. She stressed that "reaching out to the people living with H I V / A I D S matters more than the cause itself." A c h a n c e to get out and walk was an extra benefit for c o m m u n i t y m e m b e r Phil Coray. " M o r e importantly I want to help raise f u n d s for education, care, and research for those with A I D S , " he said. $ 5 4 2 3 . 2 5 was raised through pledges. A two-night stay at the Bellaire Bed and Breakfast was awarded to the top pledge-earner, w h o raised $1200. Eighty percent of the m o n e y to Terry's Fund, a m e m o r i a l f u n d set up by the Department of Social Services of O t t a w a County. 100% of donations m a d e to this f u n d go directly to meet the financial needs of persons in Ottawa and Allegan counties with HIV or AIDS. T h e remaining 20 percent of the proceeds benefited the A m e r i c a n Red Cross of Ottawa County Youth Peer education program. This p r o g r a m o f f e r s youth ages 15-24 the chance to go into c l a s s r o o m s with an adult instructor and teach H I V / A I D S prevention to their peers. The walk was organized by the Holland A I D S walk c o m m i t t e e , which was chaired by Julie Hulst and David Van Heest. Dennis Stover, a representative of the Michigan AIDS Fund, w h o also spoke at the event, shared with walkers the hope for a statewide event next year. The plan is for the many A I D S walks in different c o m m u n i t i e s to be held on the same day. This worked to improve publicity for the e v e n t. !

Junior Class 2 1 5


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cuse

e. mccatta

chelseo

knria mckenna hudsonville

ben mdoiith shelby

renata

meixiier

brighton

kevin menken holland

calvin

merritt

hudsonville

josh metder chelsea

jtilie me vers wheaton, i l

crmly mezeske holland

ryait miller haslett

c o l l e g e east apartments hudsonville c o l l e g e east apartments c o l l e g e east apartments c o l l e g e east apartments

husdonville van z y l c o t t a g e f r e n c h house brownstone a p a r t m e n t s kollen hall

the eud tn the m y s t e r o u s i d e n t i t y of a n o n y m o u s w r i t e r s e n d s c a m p u s q u e s t i o n s of w h o d u n i t t h r o u g h a web p a g e d i s c l o s u r e

glynnon s. williams

m o n t h s of letting their w o r d s be the main event, the S o n s of A r g o s have m a d e their identities clear with the use of a little-known w e b page called

the Dog P o u n d . The Sons of Argos have revealed t h e m s e l v e s to be j u n i o r M e g a n Hicks, 1997 graduates Jon A d a m s o n , Hollie A d a m s o n , Dan Foster, J a m e s VanNoord, Peter DeYoung and Rachel Foster, a 1997 graduate of G r a n d Valley State University. In fact, Hicks is the only m e m b e r of Sons of Argos still attending school here and De Young and VanNoord are no longer even in the West M i c h i g a n area. Even though V a n N o o r d now lives in Washington State and De Young lives in Detroit, the g r o u p claims that no one m e m b e r is bigger than the other. A c c o r d i n g to Dan Foster and Jon A d a m s o n , they all are in this together. " N o one piece is the product of any one person," A d a m s o n and Foster said. " E v e r y o n e has a d i f f e r e n t j o b j u s t like any organization. N o n e of it originates with us, and if we thought it did we w o u l d be in it for the w r o n g reasons. It all originates with orthodox Christianity." T h e i r n a m e s are posted clearly on their w e b page, but behind two separate links that are hard

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to find. If s o m e o n e wants to find out w h o the Sons of Argos are, he or she is going to have to look f o r it. "It is the technological equivalent of printing it on the back of one of our fliers, in the bottom left hand corner in size eight font," Jon A d a m s o n said. "It was d o n e in a tasteful way, without d r a w i n g attention to ourselves. We d o n ' t want our n a m e s splashed across the f r o n t p a g e s . " M e m b e r s of the Sons of Argos were also involved in a publication that circled around c a m p u s last year called S . A . L . T , but according to A d a m s o n and Foster, the intentions of the two publications were significantly different. "S.A.L.T. was m o r e devotional," A d a m s o n said. " W h e r e a s S o n s of Argos are more like satirical and r e a s o n i n g . " Although their f u t u r e is unclear, they look back on their past up to this point as being a success, and are pleased with the response they h a v e received f r o m the " G a d f l y P a p e r s " to the " L o r d ' s Prayer." "We have been very s u c c e s s f u l at doing what we have d o n e and stirring up reaction," Foster said. "In fact, that's what a gadfly is, a pestering nuisance that leads to a positive reaction.'


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melody morscheck kalamazoo

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s a n t a ana, ca . . .

cook h a l l c o l l e g e east apartments

t ryan mulcler Caledonia

chnst.i

parkview apartments

miuiihy

midland

d e l t a phi cottage

teres,! musselmnii st.

louis

kappa c h i c o t t a g e

IxMiive iKimenga demotte, i n

ross cottage

m.irk nelson

f o r e s t l a k e , mn . c o l l e g e e a s t a p a r t m e n t s

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cook h a l l

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c o l l e g e east a p t s . cook h a l l

chi/i iiightmgil.ile martin

undrew j. norden jenison

tony norris nastings

s i / a e onken

stevensville

mehssa k ooins chicago, i l

robert oostveen galesburg

jnclyn ornee zeeland

jean oselkn

new b u f f a l o

nnron otis

e a s t Jordan

undrew otis

east jordan

le.ih off

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holland cook h a l l mast c o t t a g e zwemer c o t t a g e welmers c o t t a g e

c o l l e g e east apartments cook h a l l klaasen cottage holland cook h a l l

doesburg c o t t a g e

enti overmeyer f t . wayne, i n

,id,im

alto

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jack d parks Whitehall

roxanne pascente chicago, i l

jenny passchier rockford

jason r. pater grand r a p i d s

anna patmos hudsonville

dan patterson holland

kevin pantisse grandville

holly peterson norland

Irad penler Wyoming

kyle phelps holland

inike porter

west b l o o m f i e l d

shannon jiowell northville

david powers

grand r a p i d s

megan powers jackson

jay prasad muskegon

stacey ixince watervliet

beeuwkes c o t t a g e brumler apartments parkview apartments cook h a l l

verbeek c o t t a g e dorian cottage grand r a p i d s holland dosker c o t t a g e

voorhees h a l l holland mulder c o t t a g e holland holland

welmers c o t t a g e grand r a p i d s c o l l e g e east apartments holland c o l l e g e east apartments

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holland

Ijeth quimby

w i l l i a m s v i l l e , ny . . . .

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vennema a p a r t m e n t s kleinheksel cottage

m.inlce ramthun montaque

joeld u r arasdall n g o s , co . . . .

cook h a l l

c o l l e g e east apartments

bethany rnthlxm

c l i f t o n s p r i n g s , ny

dorian cottage

ryan reclinger grant

lansing

holland

rcyitdds

/esse nchnrdson glen arbor

mandeville cottage c o l l e g e east apartments

<1(1/1.1 nggs wilmette

cook h a l l

drew roclofs

hudsonville

holland

mary roiish midland

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c o l l e g e east apartments

rowe

saline

cosmopolitan h a l l

sara h. nit her ford downers g r o v e , i l

....

van d r e z e r c o t t a g e

rye sara hasTett

schrier cottage

amy sanders stonwood

stryker cottage

alvaro sandoval holland

holland

chhs sandro greenville

yonkman c o t t a g e

josh schicker

dosker c o t t a g e

houghton l a k e

thomas schipsema kalamazoo

nathan

holland

schnarr

hoslett

cook h a l l

hah Schneider birmingham

gretchen

holland

garrett

brumler apartments

school]

kraker apartments

k schulz

river forest,

il

ryan e. shaw nest

branch

lisa shenk

p a l m e r , ak

mast c o t t a g e

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sandy sheppard

holland

holland

jaines

lee shields

ray shock. Ill holt

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allison showers williamston monence, i l pierson

simons

ashli simnson boyne c i t y

shannon slaws on fennville

smallegan

hudsonville

darcy n smith muskegon

rachel smith nunica

tanya sorlxck-mnrdock l a v a l l e , wi

chns sortman kalamazoo

kollen hall

holland

Ijen sikma matthew

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holland

luna p i e r

karen

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m.itthew

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, d e u t s c h e s house holland hoffman c o t t a g e

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i n g m g a good mix of c h a r i s m a and e x p e r i e n c e , h i g h l y noted s p e a k e r and known e d u c a t o r s h a r e s w i t h s t u d e n t s about his l i f e

stncey

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of s w e a t f e l l f r o m his b r o w as J o e C l a r k

H e is w e l l k n o w n f o r his t e n u r e as p r i n c i p a l of E a s t s i d e H i g h in P a t e r s o n , N . J . f r o m 1981

s t r o d e a c r o s s the s t a g e urging the crowd

t h r o u g h 1 9 9 0 o n w h i c h the f i l m , " L e a n O n M e , " w a s b a s e d . H e is n o w the d i r e c t o r of E s s e x

b e f o r e h i m to t a k e

County Youth H o u s e , a Newark, N.J. juvenile

c o n t r o l of t h e i r l i v e s b y m a k i n g the b e s t of all situations. Clark was this year's Student S p e a k e r Series f e a t u r e in t h e D e W i t t T h e a t r e w i t h " F i g h t O n e M o r e R o u n d , " T u e s d a y n i g h t , F e b . 10, f o l l o w i n g O l i v e r N o r t h ' s v i s i t last year. H e s p o k e to a f u l l - c a p a c i t y c r o w d o n t h e s u b j e c t s of s u c c e s s , m o t i v a t i o n , s t a n d i n g

detention center. He has m a n y m e m o r i e s f r o m Eastside High, b u t the m o s t e n d e a r i n g w a s , " b r i n g i n g a b o u t a q u i c k c h a n g e at a s c h o o l t h a t w a s o n e of t h e w o r s t in t h e n a t i o n . " C l a r k l i s t e d his n u m e r o u s c r e d e n t i a l s f o r his p r e s e n t a t i o n i n c l u d i n g the c o v e r of Time m a g a -

together, respect, pride, and doing what each

zine, two "60 M i n u t e s " profiles, presidential citations, "Lean On M e , " "Laying D o w n the

p e r s o n w a s p u t h e r e to d o . "I w a l k d o w n t h e s t r e e t a n d t h e d o g s s t o p

Law," and Godly inspiration. "If t h e s e c a n ' t i n s p i r e y o u I d o n ' t k n o w w h a t

b a r k i n g b e c a u s e I ' m d o i n g w h a t I w a s put h e r e to d o , " C l a r k s a i d . " A s y o u g o t h r o u g h l i f e ,

can," Clark said. P r i o r to his s p e e c h , C l a r k a t t e n d e d a r e c e p tion u n d e r t h e g l a s s in the K l e t z w h e r e he v i s i t e d

e n d e a v o r t o l i v e y o u r l i f e so w e l l t h a t w h e n y o u die even the undertaker will be unhappy." C l a r k i n t e r j e c t e d t h e n a m e s of p e o p l e h e h a d m e t d u r i n g t h e d a y to m a k e his a d v i c e m o r e

w i t h U p w a r d B o u n d s t u d e n t s f r o m the a r e a . H e r e f l e c t e d o n w h a t he w a s p r e p a r i n g f o r his p r e s e n t a t i o n . " I will b e t h a t m o t i v a t i o n a l f o r c e

p e r s o n a l a n d c l o s e r to h o m e . H i s m e s s a g e t h r o u g h o u t t h e e v e n i n g w a s to n e v e r g i v e u p a n d to s e r v e o t h e r s i n s t e a d of

t h a t will g i v e t h e m h o p e w h e n t h e y are d o w n t r o d d e n o r in a state of d e s p a i r , " C l a r k s a i d . C l a r k a c h i e v e d his g o a l a c c o r d i n g to m e m -

yourself. " W h a t e v e r y o u d o , d o n ' t q u i t , " C l a r k said. " S u c c e s s is f a i l u r e t u r n e d i n s i d e o u t . T h e o n e s w h o will b e t h e h a p p i e s t a r e t h o s e w h o h a v e s o u g h t a n d w h o h a v e f o u n d w a y s to s e r v e o t h e r s

b e r s of the a u d i e n c e . " H e w a s r e a l l y very, v e r y i n s p i r a t i o n a l , " s a i d f r e s h m a n M e l a n i e L o f q u i s t . " I l i k e d w h a t he h a d to say a b o u t w h a t w e c a n d o a n d h o w w e

rather than rule." C l a r k w e n t so f a r as to pull e l e v e n s t u d e n t s u p o n s t a g e to e m p h a s i z e his p o i n t , h a v i n g t h e m r e p e a t p h r a s e s like, "I a m s o m e b o d y , G o d d i d n ' t m a k e n o j u n k " a n d "I c a n ' t d o all t h i n g s , but I can do something." H e e v e n p u l l e d out his t r u s t y b a s e b a l l b a t , but d i s p e l l e d t h e r u m o r s of its u s e , " I c a n ' t d o a n y t h i n g w i t h this w h e n all the k i d s h a v e U z i s a n d A K - 4 7 ' s , " C l a r k said.

can teach other people." " I ' m f r o m N e w Jersey and I grew up with t h i s h a v i n g s o m e f r i e n d s in P a t e r s o n , so I a l w a y s w a n t e d to h e a r h i m s p e a k , " s a i d j u n i o r V i c k i e F o l k e r t s . " B e i n g a f u t u r e t e a c h e r , it w a s r e a l l y i n t e r e s t i n g a n d he r e a l l y h a s a lot m o r e p e r s o n a l ity t h a n the m o v i e p o r t r a y e d . " C l a r k a l s o t o o k t i m e to a n s w e r a f e w q u e s t i o n s f o l l o w i n g his p r e s e n t a t i o n a n d r e c e i v e d a c u s t o m p a i r of w o o d e n s h o e s f r o m S t u d e n t C o n g r e s s b e f o r e the e v e n i n g c o n c l u d e d .

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visscher cottage

nntil shut

grand r a p i d s

grand r a p i d s

rynn tarns

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holland

peter te wrnUle sheboygon, wi

brumler apartments

rohert fe/np/e canton

centennial cottage

shnnnn ten clay grandviUe

d e l t a phx c o t t a g e

icssica thomas d e n v e r , co

degraff cottage

erin thomnson howell

.

iannah thompson pt.

sanilac

lampen c o t t a g e c o l l e g e east apartments

mike tolxiren

, ,,

Hastings

cook h a l l

aaron toihl hollond

cook h a l l

clarren toohcy australia

becky tran holland

mchael

holland c o l l e g e east apartments

traver

p o r t huron

holland

k&et twietmeyer canton

lampen c o t t a g e

saine l g iinkhit n, i l

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wyckoff h a l l

chive uyi

caleaonia

van saun c o t t a g e

Jonathan vaniler velde chicago, i l

f r a t e r n a l cottage

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amanda I. vanilerhill hollond

c o l l e g e east apartments

P e r i o d Piece D i s c u s s i n g his desires f o r his daughter's marriage, sir Anthony Absoulte (junior James Hamiliton) c h a t s with Miss Lydia Languish (junior Clara Everts) and Mrs. Malaprop (senior Jen Jenkins )during the dress rehersal for the theatre production of The Rivals. T h e Richard Shedian play captured audience attention with plot twists and humor. (Photo by Sufjan Stevens)

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beth vanderhamp grand r a p i d s

hade

cook h a l l

vnnderhigt

kalamazoo

cook h a l l

chris v.mderslice new e r a

chns toiihcr

p o r t huron

r

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holland

vnndeven

cosmopolitan h a l l

van haitsma

scottville

vanzyl cottage

sara vanhoose greenville

melissa

sib cottage

vannuil

holland

melissa

cook h a l l

vanravenswaay

okemos

sarah vansproiiseii grand r a p \ d s

sigma c o t t a g e cook h a l l

michae! veen portwater

p o l l cottage

gwen veldhof zeeland

zeeland

Ijen vetdman zeeland

holland

jon vcrtalka

grand l e d g e

himljeHy dietstra kalamazoo

cook c o l l e g e east apartments

mary wacker

indianapolis, in

cook h a l l

jay Wallace muskegon

yonkman c o t t a g e

sara warljer jenison

misten

vandrezer cottage

weeldreyer

cook h a l l

mattawan

cimy sue we/s

oettendorf, ia

rhett

holland

we/s

bettendorf, ia

holland

todd welt on kentwood

bethany

holland

wczeinan

palos h e i g h t s , i l

jeff

holland

whitmore

jackson

cook h a l l

sarah wiersema parchment

michelle

kollen hall

wilcox

l a k e Odessa

holland

rachel Williams greenville

brumler apartments

Jenifer witt

traverse c i t y

cook h a l l

mary Ion wotfert holland

holland

eric wonder gen

johnson c i t y , t n

titiron

c o l l e g e east apts

wotig

grand r a p i a s

kelly yager dexter

grand r a p i d s

c o l l e g e east apartments

takeshi yanagjda japan

mandeville cottage

ztichnry young hollana

c o l l e g e east apartments

lawrence n yonng III cedar s p r i n g s

matt yonn0]erg houghton Take

giui

mfinn zamn

lemont, i l

jessicti

zayaz

fruitport

darcy zeh

grand haven

kelly zweenng nudsonville

holland dosker c o t t a g e

c o l l e g e east apartments cook h a l l grand haven kraker apartments

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rot in aMerink

phelps h a l l

holland

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nhmccl

mcrcihth

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karachx,

pakistan

durfee h a l l

gross p o i n t e farms

sibs cottage

lindsny .illiers hamilton

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robert nllison kalamazoo

arcadian cottage

eliz.ibeth nlvcsteffcr Whitehall

surah nnclers

south b u t l e r ,

ny

nndersoii

matthew

anderson

st.

Joseph

inichad

voorhees h a l l kuyper c o t t a g e

andcrsoit

mt. pleasant

durfee h a l l

dana aiulrcws

kollen hall

petoskey

andrea anol

gt(

farmingfon h i l l s

elizaljeth

artman

mcredith

arwady

port

kollen hall

huron

kollen hall lichty

kalamazoo

allison ash grosse p o i n t e muscatme, \ a

elizalxth

durfee h a l l

liniley

kollen hall

okemos

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kollen hall

zeeland

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hoffman e s t a t e s ,

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nvchelle bamett alpena

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kevin a baznn allegan

hollan"

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mason

benson

willamston

andrew Ijerdasono clair

shores

berghorst

hudsonville

patil Ijerke park r i d g e ,

durfee h a l l cook h a l l

cook h a l l cook h a l l

il

carrie Iterlu 1 east pointe

phelps h a l l

reul beyeHei] oak

scott hall

eric hshoji saginaw

scott hall

bryan lx)ersma holland

durfee h a l l

child Ixtiinger

kollen hall

petoskey

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hall

holland

jill benmnk

royal

lichty

kollen hall

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phelps h a l l

wycoff h a l l

naul bengeliiik

st.

kollen hall

phelps n a i l

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timothy

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il

lisa bartlet

hall

kollen hall

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ryan at well

nathamd

hall

gilmore h a l l

eliznlieth malta

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lx>ngiorno

oxford

gilmore h a l l

amy n lx>s h ooil l a n d

holland

howdy IxHiton hinsdale,

thomas

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kollen hall

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zeeland

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keni Ixxiws holland

letty Ix>w1iiig Byron c e n t e r

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curtis brinks

middleville portage

brookfield,

lichty hall scott hdll

michael brinks tawny Irinson

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sara Irown kingsley

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seth Iruggers l i m a , peru

scott hall

jeff trust

palatine, i l

wyckoff h a l l

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cook h a l l

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scott hall

cameroix

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tirnhmnrie campion

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woodstock, i l

phelps h a l l

c.in.in

joshtui

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holland

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gilmore h a l l

kelly chamljerlin grand r a p i d s

gilmore h a l l

amy chamnnigie s o u t h bend, i n

jason

cook h a l l

chapman

grand r a p i d s

vennema a p a r t m e n t s

megan C/.I/J/J Ralamazoo

kollen hall

michael dark lansing

sara coke

grand r a p i d s

phelps h a l l ....

a l p h a gamma p h i c o t t a g e

elleii colenlrander holland

verbeek c o t t a g e

ruby cook fremont

cook h a l l

paid cotts

hamilton

heather

hamilton

cover dale

kalamazoo

cook h a l l

ericka Cunningham carson c i t y

lee ann cuny

hickory h i l l s ,

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f o r e g o i n g a night of s l e e p , m a n y e a g e r s t u d e n t s w a i t for a spot on a s p r i n g b r e a k m i s s i o n trip

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and relaxation are the spring break things that many dream of, but for s o m e the perfect trip involves service. hclly The planning began on a frigid day in January. Over 120 students c a m p e d out in the M a a s A u d i t o r i u m to gain a spot on mission trips sponsored by the C h a p l a i n ' s office. Around 9 p.m., the previous night, the auditorium turned into a giant slumber party; some played cards, s o m e slept, but all waited for a chance to head out for break. The sign-ups began at 6 a.m. S o p h o m o r e Lori Jean Irvine decided early. " W h e n I f o u n d out I could go financially, I was so excited," she said. "I was determined to go no matter what time 1 had to get in line." Plans had to be m a d e in advance. Each of the trips required a deposit along with a series of meetings throughout the semester. Twelve trips ranged f r o m working with r e f o r m e d criminals in Georgia to serving Washington D.C.'s homeless.

Last year, there were f e w e r trips o f f e r e d â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and the eager students c a m p e d out on the lawn of the C h a p l a i n ' s office. With w a r m e r t e m p a t u r e s this year, many people lined up earlier. Junior Kyle Black spent the night at the front of the line, waiting to seal his spot. " W h e n you think about it, it's so a w e s o m e to see so many college kids out here in line to go on a mission trip," he said. Black also admired the reasoning behind the wait. " T h e y ' r e here because they want to be here," he said. Despite the wait, all agree that the night was a worthy beginning to their trip. S o p h o m o r e Lee Ann Cuny said, " I ' m just glad I got here early." W h e t h e r they spent the night in M a a s or c a m e in at the crack of d a w n , 120 people sealed their plans for break. Both Irvine and Black said this night was, "evidence of G o d ' s work." ^

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dnlrvtnaule - erickson

Unsty (hilrym.iijlc piQinwell

Christina 1. cLimhuis nunica hj. (himstrn holland

kalamazoo

durfee h a l l

dciclre cleknm kalamazoo

phelps h a l l

ioellen delone holland

kollen hall diekema c o t t a g e

rebecca itevries

kollen hall

indionapolis, in

Jonathan dewaal

scott hall

kalamazoo

jeff dewitt adrian

cook h a l l

trica deyonng

traverse c i t y

phelps h a l l

zach (hchnson reed c i t y

scott hall

colleen doyie rochester

phelps h a l l

jus tin dragoo ligonier,

in

mast c o t t a g e

katherine drop iowa c i t y ,

ia

train drythont worth, i l

van v l e c k h a l l

chicago, i l

kollen hall

jenny dznihan holland

alison eichmann

downers g r o v e , i l

r -

van z y l c o t t a g e

llena durante

holland zuverink cottage

joy eisenga mcbain

scott

lichty hall

kollen hall

Curtis Oelx>er

Istanbul, turkey

phelps h a l l

kollen hall

grand r a p i d s

knte clavelnnr

bami (leinirnic

l/io^jecote^

gilmore h a l l

elslrie

jenison

holland

katie ergang

grand r a p i a s

scott hall

katie erickson grand haven

kollen hall

n fkrn iiiPtit to shine a t r i p to the big city and c h a n c e to d r e s s up, p a r t y g o e r s e n j o y a t i m e to s p a r k l e F a n t a s i a ' s sparkle and shine t r a n s f o r m e d and delighted students on Saturday, Feb. 21. i iodic k wood T h e students exc h a n g e d their regular college garb for more elegant and r e f i n e d f o r m a l wear and headed to the A m w a y Grand Hotel in Grand Rapids tor a night of dancing and desserts. S o m e students took a d v a n t a g e of the hired caricature artists to render their likenesses for the sake of r e m e m b r a n c e and posterity. At seven dollars for black and white, and ten dollars for color, the artistry was a bit pricey for s o m e , but worth it for others. "We went all out and got color," said 1997 graduate Peter DeYoung, while he and his fiance j u n i o r Megan Hicks had their portraits drawn, "We d o n ' t have any pictures of us together where I h a v e my eyes o p e n . " T h e artist quickly sketched the traditional

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caricature picture with oversized heads and e x a g g e r a t e d features, including a h u g e d i a m o n d on Hicks' e n g a g e m e n t ring. M a n y retired to the dessert room to sample the punch and array of sweet treats while listening to s o m e mellow tunes f r o m a live j a z z band. Fancy cakes, f r e s h fruit with chocolate f o n d u e and other desserts w e r e e n j o y e d by all. The dance floor was f u l l all night long. The D.J.'s, SJA Associates, played a variety of dancing tunes, f r o m swing to rap to the traditional (and necessary) slow songs. "This is one of my favorite S A C events all year," said j u n i o r Dave Rohner, SAC Films Chairman. In all, the 475 students at the long-standing annual event e n j o y e d their night. "It's my first time going to Fantasia and the hotel's very pretty," said s o p h o m o r e Beth H o f f m a n . "I like that there is both dancing and places for quiet time. " J * .


enist - h<irvey

Jennifer enist

w e s t e r v i l l e , oh

h\nkamp c o t t a g e

Jennifer esterline c o l d water

dykstra h a l l

january estes

phelps h a l l

hoXTy

John fairchilcl r o y a l oak

phelps h a l l

clnniel falconer traverse c i t y

kollen hall

fangmeir

inichelle

i n v e r grove arove nei( n e i g h t s , mn

era i fanlk

d u b l i n , oh

rnichcllc

portage

phelps h a l l

kappa d e l t a c h i c o t t a g e

favAey

phelps h a l l

melissa feenstra grand haven

gilmore h a l l

melincla fischer midland

cook h a l l

kevin fitton lansing

phelps h a l l

davicl m fteming grand r a p i d s

elizalieth

phelps h a l l

folkert

hudsonville

kollen hall

sheri folta

stevensville

cook h a l l

Chris formsma

durfee h a l l

grand haven

Jessica 1. forquer edmore

cook h a l l

greg frens

kollen hall

grand r a p i d s

chris frentz

. cosmopolitan h a l l

haslett

emily fnqna ann a r b o r

kollen hall

seth U gardner b a t t l e creek

jeremy

cook h a l l

gasper

belding

kollen hall

Christina gauthier traverse c i t y

mike gentile holland

scott

voorhees h a l l cosmopolitan h a l l

gerhardt

petosKey

visher cottage

elizalieth gilJjs grand haven

van v l e c k h a l l

I aura gibson

grand blanc

kollen hall

came gilligan kalamazoo

kollen hall

davicl cjancy freemont

scott h a l l

eric goodman okemos

phelps h a l l

lanne gorter

grand r a p i d s

phelps h a l l

Irian gralinski

durfee h a l l

spring lake

travis graham hudsonvile

Jennifer gralow guilderTand ..

scott hall lichty hall

.

Iihilifi gransma

phelps h a l l

grand rna p i d s

daniel gnggs alma

phelps h a l l

janelle g/iehe chelsa

brumler apartments

/J/W/A/J haan

grand r a p i d s

kollen hall

carolynn haase f t . wayne, i n

gilmore h a l l

Liurti hngen

gilmore h a l l

h olllla n ti f . . , .

laura hahn

phelps h a l l

midland

matt

hahnfeld

phelps h a l l

midland

ashley e. hall

frankfort, in

gary hardwell

C h a r l o t t e s v i l l e , va

jermey

lichty hall

sutphen c o t t a g e

hating

scott hall

traverse c i t y

carrie harlow

lichty hall

lansing

Jason hams

. . . vorhees h a l l

alpena

michael hams brighton

Jennifer harvey columbus, Oh

....

kollen hall

. . voorhees h a l l

Sophomore Class 2 2 5


hassenhrk - kitchen

matthew

hassenhk

holland

van saun c o t t a g e

tockt hiiiilenheek kalamazoo

andrea

phelps h a l l

hays

, ,,

williamston lansing

kalamazoo

c e n t u n a n house

herrema

grand r a p i d s

kathie

herweyer

histen

hess

kollen hall

kalamazoo

phelps h a l l

lake or\on

amancla

verbeek c o t t a g e

hey don

rockford

jared

l\chty hall

a. hicks

bad axe

michad

scott hall

hill

holland

holland

ton hoeljeke

grand r a p i d s

lis a

hoffman c o t t a g e

hoekstra

grandville

heather

kollen hall

hoffma

kentmood

Ixth

hoffinan

park f o r e s t ,

kollen hall

il

gilmore h a l l

Suzanne holtz elmhurst, i l

dykstra hall

katie m. horsman b a t t l e creek

gilmore h a l l

sarah hossink holland

phelps h a l l

ross ho weII mt. p l e a s a n t

angella

durfee h a l l

huddleston

w i l m o r e , ky

dykstra h a l l

heidi huehner

woodstock, i l

Ijeth

dykstra h a l l

,i. hunt

portagae

lichty hall

wario hussein

gaden, kenya

jeremy

voorhees h a l l

hylen

charlotte

Stephanie

phelps h a l l

hyma

carpentersville,

il

kollen hall

Ion jean irvine r o c h e s t e r , ny

van v l e c k h a l l

Ion iackson

Take Odessa

dykstra h a l l

anme jakosz

downers g r o v e , i l

dykstra h a l l

Jennifer james

Ixchty hall

traverse c i t y

tyler Jansen defton

durfee h a l l

sara jantovsky sparta

ed jewett

crown p o i n t ,

kollen hall in

cosmopolitan h a l l

shah johnson

new hope, mn

chris jones

w e b s t e r , ny

van v l e c k h a l l centurian cottage

micheSe jones grand r a p i d s

gilmore h a l l

kelly joos okemos

phelps h a l l

Jennifer kamnhuis byron center

b

e

,

L

g

^

lichty hall

a

durfee h a l l

Jennifer kasoerski coldwater

gilmore h a l l

beverly rn katt grand haven

peter

kelleuourey

nashville

andrea

gilmore h a l l yonkman c o t t a g e

kelly

manistee

voorhees h a l l

quinn kelley

barrington, i l

shannon

phelps h a l l

kenny

wheaton, i l

stacey

kollen hall

kermerer

cheasing

chnstonher lansxng

voorhees h a l l

kerrins

phelps h a l l

an eel a kidder

grand r a p i d s

came kitchen shelby

â&#x20AC;&#x17E;

kollen hall

ro/jerf henry brmtey

u

kollen hall

trena hcdley

lichty hall c o l l e g e east apartments

2 2 6 Sophomore Class


Ueinheksd - lippert JilK^KiCOlCgp chad Manhcksd holland

Jill Uinger

grand r a p i d s

.

peggy Uott ' Calamazoo

durfee h a l l c o l l e g e east apartments kollen hall

nicholas e. hielxl ludington

cyrithm knight kalamazoo

ion hiiidsen

s u t t o n s bay

cook h a l l voorhees h a l l phelps h a l l

histm hooiher jenison

Jonathan kouchick grand r a p i a s

sandra kops muskegon

phelps h a l l phelps h a l l vennema a p a r t m e n t s

Jennifer kossons jenison

knstin in kotman holland

michete kramer naperville,

11

Charles knieger somerset

aaron iaUie cadillac

van v l e c k h a l l d e u t s c h e s haus phelps h a l l

kollen hall kollen hall

rachel lamb

b r o o k f i e l d , wi

benjamin lane traverse c i t y

barbara langeland bellwood, i l

scoff lan&ois hopkins

tannia lascano ecuador

beth laskowski alpena

tanya lasley ludington

gilmore h a l l cosmopolitan h a l l phelps h a l l phelps h a l l

gilmore h a l l phelps h a l l s p a n i s h house

Jeremy latchaw charlotte

hazel lawson

princeton, i l

gretchen lemmen williamston

melyssa lenon mecosta

Janet lilrizzi

orland park, i l

renee lick

shelby township

heidi lienesch muskegon

Ijaul lilhe

r o s e v i l l e , mn

scott hall brumler apartments phelps h a l l

brownstone a p a r t m e n t s phelps h a l l gilmore h a l l kollen hall van z y l c o t t a g e

j<irod hijijcrt alma

scott h a l l

Idea E x c h a n g e

ALCOVE AI SOCRATES

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Finding an outlet f o r c r e a t i v e expression, student p o e t s g a t h e r at Socrates' coffee h o u s e f o r an Opus-sponsored poetry reading. Students debuted their writings in the pink house on Ninth Street that closed its door to business near the e n d of the f i r s t semester. (Photo by Josh Neucks)

Sophomore Class 2 2 7


loris - mccullev

lann loris niles,

JWa liofKscdlcgc

il

kollen hall

temijle lovd.ice g r a n v i l l e , oh

dykstra h a l l

knte mac doniels hoUand

mntthew

kollen hall

mnhaffcy

montezuma, i a

chnstonhcr

durfee h a l l

m.ihlmnnn

tiffin

jnson mnin lakeview

m.irylKth

voorhees h a l l cosmopolitan h a l l

mnrchioitcl,!

new b a l t i m o r e

gilmore h a l l

jenny mark manistee

lichty hall

rochelle marker lansing

nngda

mayer

noiland

Jessica mccombs holland

drew mccnlley fanwood, n j

gilmore h a l l sutphen c o t t a g e

1

more than <1

c r i t i c a l t h i n k i n g t a k e c e n t e r s t a g e as the antTuaL s y m p o s i u m t a k e s a d e e p l o o k at t h e role of s p o r t s in a m e r i c a n l i v e s have shaped many A m e r i c a n s ' lives, f r o m the living r o o m a r m c h a i r football viewer to the million-dollar athlete. c.irl I h i s s c i u j III " T h e f u t u r e of sport is what each of us m a k e s of it," said Christine Grant, the Executive Director of the W o m e n ' s Sports F o u n d a t i o n , at the annual Critical Issues S y m p o s i u m . W h e t h e r bright or grim, the wellq u a l i f i e d p r o f e s s o r s and sports experts invited o f f e r e d their o u t l o o k s on the f u t u r e of sport in America. The m a n y speakers o f f e r e d an array of topics dealing with the s y m p o s i u m t h e m e : "Sport and American Life." S a y i n g " u n l e s s steps are taken, we could be witnessing the d e m i s e of football and basketball," a k e y n o t e speaker suggested stimulating black y o u t h s ' interest in sports and providing a way for them to finish college. Dr. Harry E d w a r d s , P r o f e s s o r of Sociology at the University of C a l i f o r n i a at Berkeley, addressed his c o n c e r n s about "A Race and Sports: W i n n e r s and Losers," to an a u d i e n c e of students, faculty, interested public and p r o f e s s o r s f r o m other schools in D i m n e n t C h a p e l to begin the 18th annual s y m p o s i u m . E d w a r d s proposed "exploiting black y o u t h s ' o v e r e m p h a s i s on sports." By setting up secure areas for youths to play and creating midnight sports leagues, black athletes w o u l d regain interest in sports. Teachers and other instructors could visit these sites to e d u c a t e the youth, in the h o p e s that they would eventually meet the r e q u i r e m e n t s for college scholarships. Two keynote speakers. D o n n a A. Lopiano,

2 2 8 Sophomore Class

Director of W o m e n ' s Athletics at the University of Iowa and Dr. ElizabethGrant, f o c u s e d on w o m e n ' s role in athletics. Both believed the current " e x p l o s i o n " of w o m e n in sports will only c o n t i n u e to grow. L o p i a n o called it "the tip of the iceberg." The two, however, did not c o n c u r on the f u t u r e of sports. While Grant wished she knew w h e r e college athletics are going, L o p i a n o believed "[The f u t u r e ] exists in little idiosyncratic pockets across society." Her model predicted that sports of speed and less violence will b e c o m e popular. During the k e y n o t e - r o u n d t a b l e discussion and i n f o r m a l question session that c o n c l u d e d the s y m p o s i u m , L o p i a n o and Grant a n s w e r e d a s t u d e n t ' s question about c a m p u s athletics: noting that the Dutch currently has nine m e n ' s varsity t e a m s and nine w o m e n ' s varsity teams, he asked what current regulations say about adding another varsity team. They explained that the n u m b e r of teams is i r r e l e v a n t â&#x20AC;&#x201D; t h e n u m b e r of participants counts. Because currently around 7 0 % of athletes here are male, the college may not add another m e n ' s varsity team until f e m a l e athletes' participation is balanced. Another speaker. Dr. Shirl H o f f m a n , Professor of Sport Science at the University of North C a r o l i n a at G r e e n s b o r o , f o c u s e d on the connection and parallels between sport and religion. He noted 18 w a y s in which the two correlate, including " h o n o r i n g saints," "deities w h o s e p o w e r is transcendent (Michael J o r d a n ) , " "singing sacred h y m n s , " and "the wearing of sacred vestments by priests (players) and worshipers.'


mcciiBum - predue

diunw mccitum n o r t h muskegon . . ,

phelps h a l l

kelli j. mcdoiinlcl burton

. koUen hall

jillc hmdonnon elseo

. lichty

hall

chnrrie meints okemos

gilmore hall

leslie meniman Hastings

kollen hall

renee meyer mt.

vernon,

ia

...

. lichty hall

Jennifer mill s o u t h haven

lichty hall

amy kny miller traverse city

...

gilmore hall

janel miller holland

...

mchelle

kollen hall

miller

C o l u m b i a , md

..

cook h a l l

amy moldenhaiier walled lake

cook h a l l

laurel monette holton

gilmore hall

cavrel monette holton

phelps h a l l

ken a. moore lansing

heather

kollen hall

moran

grove c i t y ,

oh

kollen

kirsten morian shelby township

matthew

phelps

morgan

rockford

holland

Jennifer morris bloomfield h i l l s

van v l e c k h a l l

dong morton portage

phelps h a l l

kathryn mnkler holland

gilmore h a l l

jack nnilcler. jr. grand r a p i d s

1

phelps h a l l

tit murdoch sagtauck

fenville

anna naher zeeland

gilmore h a l l

nngy

jessalyiin canton

voorhees h a l l

enn najjiir sarasota,

fl

phelps h a l l

john neeb cedarburg

scott hall

Caroline newdl reed c i t y

gilmore h a l l

hai nguy en kentwood

cook h a l l

eric nichols grandville

metssa

grandville

nienhuis

zeeland

gilmore h a l l

metissa norris pinckney

kollen hall

akiia ofori-mensa gilmore h a l l

Plymouth

andrew ohm grand blanc

phelps h a l l

kristy oldham lansing

gilmore hall

janelle orzehwoski montague

verbeek cottage

elizaheth oniee zeeland

lichty hall

man osthyte norway

holland

amy otteson

canyon c i t y ,

or

kappa d e l t a c h i c o t t a g e

cherrylynn ontcalt indianapolis,

in

gilmore h a l l

sarah paccione kalamazoo

phelps h a l l

rachel padilla jenison

kollen hall

mcolc palmer g r a n d haven . . . .

...

voorhees h a l l

ted jiatrick snepherd

cook h a l l

joel horatio patterson irvine,

ca

kollen hall

Irian panl boa axe

kemljerlee

wycoff h a l l

pease

kalamazoo

phelps h a l l

sarah pepper lake Odessa

cook hall

shonda perdue laingsourg

phelps h a l l

Sophomore Class 2 2 9


pett - skiiza 3 /K*K?coÂťege

Jennifer

jjett

holland

Jenifer pierce s o u t h haven

Christopher pocst b r u n s w i c k , oh

becca potts carmel, i n

phelps h a l l delta phi cottage

nshley pries

byron center

marie provost a l i e n park

erica

punt el

centerville

diekema c o t t a g e

Jennifer pyszora

c l i n t o n township

gilmore h a l l

Vtinessti rnmirez holland

phelps h a l l

clinton randall midland

durfee h a l l

Joanne in ram litis Plymouth

gilmore hall

karl rasche

east l a n s i n g

Joshua

voorhees h a l l

m. rasclall

durango, co

c o l l e g e east apts.

jfison rGcloiitGy haslett

scott hall

natalie rejc

farmington h i l l s

kollen hall

dan renner

s o u t h haven

phelps h a l l

Irian reus holland

kollen hall

mcole reynolds mattawan

doug

phelps h a l l

richter

hinsdale,

il

cosmopolitan h a l l

sarah roMi/is alpena

cook h a l l

steve robinson saline

scott hall

anne rodeck

traverse c i t y

lichty hall

era i rodenhouse holland

f r e n c h house

amie roden holland

kollen hall

renee rooks

grand r a p i d s

heather

alpena

cook h a l l

roy

phelps h a l l

holly nisscher

gilmore h a l l

trer ennville

/JO/J nitherford downers g r o v e , i l

scott h a l l

esnart sakala

l u s a k a , zambia . . c o l l e g e e a s t a p a r t m e n t s

tala sakala

l u s a k a , zambia

durfee h a l l

kclhc salvanterra romeo

holland

aaron schantz bastings

sutphen c o t t a g e

kyle schaub

s u t t o n s bay

holland

kathryn e. schmidt f o r t wayne, i n

leigji aim schmidt e s t e s p a r k , co

kurt scholtens

naperville, i l

grand r a p i d s

david schout zeeland

anne schrock mason

Ion sciortno

oh

lesley sheldon grand rapids

katie shellcy saginaw

erich shoemaker edmore

John shoemaker f o r t wayne, i n

robert

wHham sikkel. II

holland

katie sine

b a t t l e creek

sarah sknloff sarasota, f l

hilary skuza kalamazoo

van v l e c k h a l l

. . c o l l e g e east apartments

Patrick schoonveld

findley,

van v l e c k h a l l

cook h a l l durfee h a l l beck c o t t a g e kollen hall kollen hall cook h a l l

cosmopolitan h a l l voorhees h a l l holland phelps h a l l dykstra h a l l phelps h a l l

L


slalxiugh - sijrngiie

hofxxdcgc.

mark slalinugh homer, ak

centennial cottage

stacey slncl

downers g r o v e , i l

nnroii

smith

stevensville

dykstra hall holland

Jennifer smith holland

gilmore h a l l

hike smith oscoda

arcadian cottage

meSnda smith holland

stacy

holland

m. smith gilmore h a l l

Wyoming

kevin sonnemann traverse c i t y

cosmopolitan h a l l

anclee spaman rockford

rebecca

kollen hall

speyer

byron center

kollen hall

rita s/wes frankfort,

victoria

in

sprague

palatine,

il

gilmore h a l l l i c h t y hal

c e l e b r a t i n g h o l l a n d ' s b i r t h d a y , the p r i n c e s s of the n e t h e r l a n d s n o t e s the o c c a s i o n at c e n t e n n i a l park Royal H i g h n e s s , Princess Margriet of the N e t h e r l a n d s , honored the city with her p r e s e n c e on early October. As part of the celebration of the Holland hinr.i m iruli.iilof & niulrc* I lot/ c o m m u n i t y ' s 150th anniversary. Princess Margriet and her husband, Mr. Pieter van Vollenhoven, received a red carpet w e l c o m e to Holland. The P r i n c e s s ' procession to the new statue of Holland and the C o l l e g e ' s founder, A.C. Van Raalte was a c c o m p a n i e d by the Chapel Choir, which sang a musical a r r a n g e m e n t of Psalm 148. Chaplain Rev. Ben Patterson began the c e r e m o n y with an invocation. President Dr. John J a c o b s o n o f f e r e d a w e l c o m e to the royal visitors, f o l l o w e d by Provost Dr. J a c o b N y e n h u i s , w h o presented the Princess with a special leather-bound copy of the b o o k , A Dream Fulfilled: The Van Raalte Sculpture in Centennial Park, written by Jacob N y e n h u i s and Dr. Jeanne J a c o b s o n . Following the presentation, the Chapel Choir, a c c o m p a n i e d by the S y m p h o n e t t e , sang H a n d e l ' s Coronation A n t h e m No. 3. M a y o r M c G e e h a n then introduced Princess Margriet along with h o n o r a r y assistant, senior P.J. Huizinga. H u i z i n g a ' s family m a d e a significant contribution that allowed the statue to be brought to c o m p l e t i o n . "Van Raalte symbolizes the spirit of the first settlers," Princess Margriet said. " N o w all Hollanders can reap the b e n e f i t s of their f o r e f a t h e r s ' endurance... with perseverance and a strength of convictions, people can establish a new life a n y w h e r e . "

On Friday morning, Hollanders a s s e m b l e d in Kollen Park to catch a glimpse of Dutch royalty at the unveiling of " T h e I m m i g r a n t ' s " statue. The Princess and van Vollenhoven m a d e a grand entrance in a h o r s e - d r a w n carriage and a presentation of f l o w e r s . "Unveiling of ' T h e I m m i g r a n t ' s ' statue points to a pioneering spirit of all of our roots," said M a r k de Roo, C h a i r p e r s o n of the City of Holland Windmill Island C o m m i s s i o n . Seven pioneers (five of w h o m were Dutch) discovered and settled in Holland, Mich, in 1846. In 1846 and 1847 almost five percent of the population of Drenthe, the Netherlands, emigrated to Western Michigan. The Princess c o m m e n d e d the city of Holland for their w e l l - k n o w n preservation of native roots. " A l m o s t e v e r y o n e in the N e t h e r l a n d s k n o w s of Holland, Mich, and the Tulip Festival," said Princess Margriet. "Contrary to other towns, Holland has preserved its heritage..." she said, "I d o n ' t know of other cities that can say the s a m e . " A f t e r the bronze statue of five settlers and their p a s s e n g e r ship, sculpted by Bert Kiewit, was unveiled, H o l l a n d ' s m a y o r spoke to the city. "Let the beauty of this sculpture speak to the c o m m o n bonds which unite all of us," he said. A c c o r d i n g to A.L. ter Beek, the Q u e e n ' s C o m m i s s i o n e r , Drenthe Province, the Netherlands, " T h e I m m i g r a n t s " was financed by contributions f r o m Drenthe businesses, local Drenthe municipalities, and f r o m the Drenthe Provincial Council.

Sophomore Class 2 3 1


start - tryrell

hofjecolegc

hs.i start

muskegon

gilmore h a l l

knyrl stc.id dearborn

cook h a l l

sarah stein

,

ann a r b o r

cook h a l l

trida stein

p o r t huron

kollen hall

david stietstra holland

laura stob

grand r a p i d s

scott

scott hall klienheksel cottage

stockert

c e n t e r v i l l e , oh

phelps h a l l

allicia stojic

l a grange p a r k , i l

g\lmore h a l l

ioshua strand

,,

b u r n s v i l l e , mn

scott hall

rob struck

orland park, i l

phelps h a l l

sarah stroven albion

gxlmore h a l l

ioshua sturtevant coopersville

durfee h a l l

hate sutton

eaton r a p i d s

kollen hall

melissa si man

phelps h a l l

hudsonville

(loiijS sweetser tombard, i l

mntthew

muskegon

todil

phelps h a l l

svvier

durfee h a l l

tester

traverse c i t y

cook h a l l

mila theronx

williamston

rebecca

kollen hall

thoerson

kollen hall

maple c i t y

janeSe thompson port sanilac

dykstra h a l l

sara tillcma

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t u c s o n , az

lichty hall

elizabeth timmer

kollen hall

zeeland

todd timmer holland

durfee h a l l

came tonn kalamazoo

kollen hall

sean toohey australia

holland

iulie torrence naperville

kollen hall

leniv fcr I. trash elm h a l l

nicde

dykstra h a l l

travis

traverse c i t y

Christine trinh zeeland

John m tyrrell Chelsea

kollen hall zuverink cottage cosmopolitan h a l l

Balance Point Stretching to the limit, senior Jodi Royer readies for a spike while senior Johanna L a G o r e waits for a return during a t h r e e - p e r s o n intramural volleyball g a m e . O n e of m a n y s p o r t s offered, the popular sports pastime attracted 1200 students. ( P h o t o by J o s h Neucks)

2 3 2 Sophomore Class

L


van auken - zwart nqx^colepc 1

erinn vnn auken holland

voorhees h a l l

sheila van maaiien grandv\Ue

van v l e c k h a l l

kevin van bmmcren grand r a p i d s

aaron

van zetten

grand r a p i d s

koTlen h a l l kollen hall

v/ilone vance gaylord

zuverink cottage

holly vanclam nudsonville

pnul vanderlaan

orland park, i l

stacey

vancler molen

grand r a p i d s

kuizenga c o t t a g e

phelps h a l l cook h a l l

William j. vandervliet holland

holland

his ten r. vandewege zeeland

kollen hall

torn vanhekken holland

durfee h a l l

holly vnnghn

traverse c i t y

lichty hall

jill veklhof holland

holland

hUary vellenga portage

gilmore h a l l

amy vincent nolland

gilmore h a l l

knsti I. vincent lyons

angda

gilmore h a l l

visser

nolland

kollen hall

John vlnka

hoffman e s t a t e s , i l

Iryan

volk

traverse c i t y

cook h o l l a n d

cook h a l l

david vmggnk kollen hall

Wyoming

michelle

washlxim

holland

betsy

phelps h a l l

Waterloo

ann a r b o r

lichty hall

*11 me weener holland

chanda

holland

wegner

middllevilTe

darnel wegner

north musKegon

adam

wesselink

sarah

west fall

grand r a p i d s livonia

josh

scott hall phelps h a l l kollen hall

wheeler

watervliet

ton

kollen hall

phelps h a l l

white new l e n o x , i l

nathan

whitmyer

hartland

elissa in

wickmann

holland

nicholas

hopkins

alan wicks

dan wilkens wihams

b r o o k l y n , NY

John Williams

glen ellyn, il

kortnea

dykstra h a l l p o l l cottage

k o l l e n hal

scott hall

Williams

traverse c i t y

Irian

durfee h a l l

d u r f e e hall

shannon

jaquetne

lichty hall

wolf

marshall

gilmore h a l l

wycoff h a l l

anna wynheek rockford

annalise

lichty hall

wyngarden

Caledonia

melissa

zeiger

t h r e e oaks

jtison

ziemer

palatine, i l

dan zoHer sarasota

rmchtiGt ziuclemti holland

rebecca

Wyoming

/ zwart

cook hall gilmore h a l l wyckoff h a l l cosmopolitan h a l l

holland gilmore h a l l

Sophomore Class 2 3 3


nlderman - brackenridge

tara Merman maple c i t y

van v l e c k h a l l

iemiie cl alexancler muskegon

lichty hall

sieve alles

byron center

ilotidas

zeeland

durfee h a l l

ammeraal

durfee h a l l

can anclerson st.

l o u i s p a r k , mn

voorhees h a l l

lisa anderson muskegon

timothy

kollen hall

s. anclerson

holland

kollen hall

ed annen

kalamazoo

wycoff h a l l

chad arnett

white pigeon

cosmopolitian h a l l

mary elizaljeth asp l a m b e r t o n , mn

kollen hall

hent haar holland

holland

angel a baltfno "ima,

peru

phelps h a l l

Courtney ball kalkaska

dykstra h a l l

ion handstra holland

scott hall

alexis hangert grand r a p i d s

gilmore h a l l

bsa Ijarljer

urbana, i l

phelps h a l l

kate Ixirljier

p o r t huron

van v l e c k h a l l

michael liarnes ada

cosmopolitian h a l l

ryan bass

hudsonville

holland

sean bateman saline

kollen hall

enn bates holland

kollen hall

david Ixiuer coloma

scott hall

ktitie baumann zeeland

scott hall

kristi beachum

dykstra h a l l

fruitport

Irooke

blair,

n beard ne

rachel beaudoin portage

chad beaver gladwin

suzanne technan holland

m i d d l e t o w n , oh grayling

lapeer

kollen hall

bentivoto

milford

lichty hall

Jessica L Ijer&nnd midland

dan bessetsen hudsonville

rachel hgelow little Tails, oak p a r k

c a i r o , egypt

Medsoe

rochester h i l l s

kylc Uoemers holland

melissa blundy

crystal lake, i l

dave Ixxrema

chicago r i d g e , i l

kayleen Ixjeve zeeland

ally son Ixjggess w a l w o r t h , ny

Ixjlt

dan

I M S holland

hall

dykstra h a l l kollen hall durfee h a l l dykstra h a l l phelps h a l l dykstra h a l l

dykstra h a l l dykstra hall durfee h a l l

sara Ixisscher mcbain

michelle lx>venherk s o u t h bend, i n

mattawan

gilmore h a l l scott

Stacy Ijitterlxirg

carabeth

dykstra h a l l wyckoff h a l l

nj

kara binUey

portage

van v l e c k h a l l

lichty hall

Ijhan Ixcilell

sarah-jean

phelps h a l l

van v l e c k h a l l

becks

heather

dykstra h a l l

wykoff h a l l

HndStiy beckner

histin

Unqjccdiegc

Irackeimdge

2 3 4 Freshmen Class

scott hall dykstra h a l l phelps

hall


Ixndford

- Ixonkhnrst

j/ioyjccoleflc

mnry Iradford r o y a l oak

dykstra h a l l

John wHinm Irnndknmfj s t a t e n i s l a n d , ny

fed Ireuker fremont

durfee h a l l dykstra hall

teriii Irodin

wonder l a k e , 11

kns til I Iroiidykc holland

kcvin Ironkhnrst holland

dykstra hall voorhees h a l l durfee h a l l

the nkl

b a c k in the 1 9 7 0 I s , d y k s t r a hall o n c e h o u s e d both men and w o m e n in it's c r o w d e d c l u s t e r s

is a secret hidden behind those cluster walls. For one year, men lived in the hall. The a l l - f e m a l e hall nmnndn g. Unck was built in 1967 and r e m a i n e d so until the experimental 1977-78 school year. A f t e r that, it has been a l l - f e m a l e ever since. D e r e k E m e r s o n , Director of H o u s i n g and Judicial Affairs, has p r o p o s e d to give this idea one m o r e try. "In the last eight years I have twice proposed m a k i n g Dykstra a co-ed h a l l â&#x20AC;&#x201D; obviously neither was a p p r o v e d , " he said. The hall has a unique structure on c a m p u s . It is built with several r o o m s surrounding a c o m m o n r o o m , k n o w n as a cluster. Students have their own space, but must learn to share the cluster. P r o f e s s o r Steven B o u m a - P r e d i g e r k n e w that well, as one of the RA's for that experimental year. " D y k s t r a was co-ed one and only one y e a r â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 1 9 7 7 - 7 8 . T h e r e were about 60 men (in clusters 5 and 6 on floors 2 and 3) and about 200 w o m e n , almost all first year students," he said. Like any living situation, the co-ed Dykstra was not without its problems. "There were 10 RA's and one R D and Assistant RD. I r e m e m b e r m a n y stories, quite a f e w of them unpublishable. Because of n u m e r o u s p r o b l e m s with troubles o m e students, it was a difficult year," B o u m a Prediger said. Stacy Borden, a Dykstra RA, agrees. "I think Dykstra would be a very d i f f e r e n t place. I think it would be louder and probably more messy."

She does see s o m e b e n e f i t s for this arrangement. " M o r e interaction would take place, I think," she said. For B o u m a - P r e d i g e r , the m e m o r i e s of that single year in Dykstra last to this day. "I met my wife, Celaine (also an RA), that year and another dual RA marriage c a m e out of that experience. We b e c a m e good f r i e n d s b e c a u s e of our w o r k i n g together in the d o r m , and later the r o m a n c e b l o s s o m e d , " he recalled. "I think there are s o m e great advantages to having Dykstra as an a l l - f e m a l e hall," Borden said. "It can build a tight c o m m u n i t y b e t w e e n the w o m e n which I am not sure w o u l d take place if men lived here. I also think that there are a lot of w o m e n and their parents w h o like the fact that Dykstra is a ' c l u s t e r ' setting and the fact that it is all w o m e n , " she said. Resident Director Holly M c K e e said, "I feel that Dykstra o f f e r s a safe place for f r e s h m e n w o m e n to discover w h o they are and what is important to them in that first year of transition." M c K e e likes the status quo of an a l l - f e m a l e Dykstra. "I think that it is w o n d e r f u l that H o p e offers co-ed options too, but I firmly believe that Dykstra serves its students best by being an allf e m a l e residence hall." Borden would like to see another spin b e f o r e the co-ed idea is declared dead. "I think that it should be tried again b e f o r e they rule that Dykstra should never b e c o m e a co-ed hall again ... plus the 7 0 ' s were a lot different than the 9 0 ' s , " she said.

Freshmen Class 2 3 5


Ixouwer

- chassee

Ireiuln Irouwer oak lawn

gxlmore h a l l

amy I rower namilton

gilmore h a l l

eric In ins holland

durfee h o l l

meghan IxicUer gross p o \ n t e

dykstra h a l l

cnllie Ixichl quincy timothy Mtema kentwood

dykstra h a l l phelps h a l l

dnn.i Ixircl addison

kollen hall

pntil Ixish st.

,, u â&#x20AC;&#x17E; kollen hall

l o u i s , mo

(Litreii Ixirrsmn zeeland

kollen hall

sieve Ixidy

williamston

scott hall

mnry ahce byrn w. l a f a y e t t e ,

,

in

gilmore h a l l

(I,mid s cnhlwell roanoke, i n

hntriiui

kollen hall

cnlhoun

chicago, i l

ai

cook h a l l

cnmeron

west b l o o m f i e l d

dykstra h a l l

/ e m s t c<infield Whitehall

koTlen holl

teres,! I. cnrey kalkaska

dykstra h o l l

vickie carter grayling

Irndlcy

3 hoijccdlcgp

Uchty hall

chassee

phelps h a l l

Wyoming

n vnirn of irotcst

^

4-la/^ iaj/^ a r r\ r* r\ nmu immb he arr j o i n^ i n^ g^ w i t-uhU o t h e r s asi r o utn dA the w o rkil1 dH," an r* record protest violence against women with a march around campus yet f o r c e f u l protestors took to the Pine G r o v e for the f i f t h annual Take Back the Night march which took place on jori I. ku/npfB Thursday, S e p t e m b e r 25, at 9 p.m. Intending to parallel the w o r l d - w i d e protest of violence against w o m e n , a record c r o w d of over one h u n d r e d and thirty students and faculty m e m b e r s attended. As the crowd m a r c h e d , they paused at locations on the c a m p u s w h e r e an assault had taken place to listen to one of the designated speakers. The keynote speaker, Kristin Gray, started by talking about " d e f e n d e r s of the status q u o " and how they believe " w o m e n ' s issues are n o n - i s s u e s . " She e n c o u r a g e d the c r o w d by having them chant, "We w o n ' t take it." W h i l e walking b e t w e e n stopping points, the crowd shouted different chants, such as " P e o p l e united will never be d i v i d e d " and " H o p e College cares." Other speakers included A m y - L y n n Halverson, D. Wesley Poythress, and Nicole Bennett. Jerry K a s s u b a read a p o e m voicing his anger and pointed out that one in three w o m e n and one in ten men will be the victim of a sexual assault. A f t e r Jerry spoke, Mary Lucas, a senior; Doug Bazuin, Kollen Hall RD; and Jane

2 3 6 Freshmen Class

Dickie, p r o f e s s o r of psychology, shared their feelings through literature and personal accounts. Although much of the night seemed very serious and s o m b e r as the marchers carried c a n d l e s d o w n the street, Doug Bazuin saw the protest in a positive light. He admitted that his sister had been the victim of an assault. "Along with the rest of the family, I have learned and moved on," he said. The W o m e n ' s Issues Organizaion supervisor, Fonda Green, had strong feelings about the protest. "Public protesting d o e s n ' t c o m e easily for most people," she said. " W e ' d much rather grumle in private or say that w e ' r e going to take a stand. But we seldom really risk the results that public d e m o n s t r a t i o n s can bring. Take Back the Night is different." Erin Chapla, the W I G president, seemed quite pleased with the turnout. Her goal was to "try to get rid of m is c o n c e p tio n s people have about assault." T h r o u g h o u t the day students and faculty m e m b e r s wore purple ribbons that W I G passed out to protest violence against w o m e n . Overall, the t w e n t y - f i f t h rally was a success in terms of turnout.


che/jlepis - evink ZlOfJCCOlCgC J

Jennifer chetepis orland park, i l

chism

knthnnne

poughkeepsie, ny

nmlre.i

Christie

portage

ryan in coghill cary, i t

Jeremy cook allendale nope

tocld corstnnge portage

cota

f r e d e r i c k , md

kntie cramer

maple p l a i n , mn

leanne cromquist lombard, i l

Jason crottic

shelby township

sherrie Cunningham waterford

cupery

ton

au gres

cart daniel

pompton p l a i n s , n j

dattels

willmette, i l

audra J da vis

j 速 $

big rapids

Uythe in davis w e s t l a k e , oh

erin

davis

lansing

sarasota, f l

allendale

kristen dejong

wadswortn, i F

sarah dehaan grandville

deloof

holland

nathan devisser mattawan

amy devries zeeland

rock r a p i d s , i a

kristen deyonng jenison

amy rae donley rockford

doorlag dongas

n o r t h oaks, mn

andrea dongass

libertyvxlte, i l

vicki I. dryfhont

orland park, i l

totld dye

hillsdale fruitport

elderege

c h i c a g o , il

steve engetwest Chester, oh

ian englemann otisville

adam eriks holland

farmington h i l l s

timy evnns nolland

evans

dearborn h e i g h t s

inike evans

rochester h i l l s

L

evans

sara eveland

oskaloosa, i a

micheal evink Wyoming

voorhees h a l l

phelps h a l l dykstra h a l l dykstra h a l l

van v l e c k h a l l wycoff h a l l

durfee h a l l dykstra h a l l gilmore h a l l

dykstra h a l l dykstra h a l l dykstra h a l l

dykstra h a l l

gilmore h a l l kollen hall wycoff h a l l

dykstra h a l l

dykstra h a l l

livonia

middleville

scott h a l l gilmore h a l l

gilmore h a l l

Iindsey evans r. scott

hall

wyckoff h a l l

durfee h a l l

sarah escott

laura

wyckoff

kollen hall

andrea in egeler kathryn

scott hall dykstra h a l l

gilmore h a l l

Wyoming

heather

phelps h a l l

cook h a l l

kris deyonng

lisa

dykstra h a l l

voorhees h a l l

dennis

crystal

kollen hall cosmopolian h a l l

dykstra h a l l

Jeremiah J de groot

Jennifer

dykstra h a l l

gilmore h a l l

Jenny davis

matt

durfee h a l l

. durffe hall

holland . . . .

Joshua danek christo/iher

dykstra h a l l

. scott hall

Stephanie cook

Irandon

dykstro h o l l voorhees h a l l

van v l e c k h a l l kollen hall scott hall phelps h a l l kollen hall

F r e s h m e n Class 2 3 7


ftirrey - hfiwk

jocly

fnrrey

d y k s t r a ha

oelviedere, i l

Hcke

ioshiui

a l t o loma, ca

stephmve

canton, i l

stncey

voorhees ha

fink

d y k s t r a ha

fie gel

g i l m o r e ha

ithaca

a rnchel flotkoetter

d y k s t r a ha

bloomington

etiznteth

folkertsm.n

grand r a p i d s

d y k s t r a ha

knli forquer

cook h a l

edmere . . . .

Irent

forslierg

williamston

s c o t t ha

...

nilson fonts

g i l m o r e ha

zeeland

kristyii e. fox hollond

d y k s t r a ha

Jennifer frayer

....

indianapotls, i

antken

fry

Irinnne

fry

. . van v l e c k ha

grand l e d g e

st.

d y k s t r a ha

Joseph

TO

d y k s t r a ha

eclwin gnll saline

kollen h

rynn galas

fox r i v e r grove, i l

Justin gambino ann a r b o r

p h e l p s ha cosmopolitan h

joe gavin

lakeport

en

scott h

eng

' '*ZS

phelps h

katrina &er hollana

kollen h

jason giless

â&#x20AC;&#x17E; u kollen h

chicago, i l

kevin 0ngfas

scott h

muskegan

emily gsleson

s n o r t s v i l l e , ny

kelly gorinly "aearborn

matthew

dykstra h dykstra h

gonpell

mt. p l e s a n t

cleirclre graham

rochester h i l l s

p h e l p s ha d y k s t r a ha

nicholas grasman byron center

w y c o f r ha

ken ton grassmid grand r a p i d s

jonathan troy

d u r f e e ha

graves

einily green h o l t aand nc

phelps gilmore

^^cheVsea"

scott

laura grit

f o r t c o l l i n s , co

Justin grolje

voorhees

mason

mcole groenheide portage

kim grotenhuis holland

craig grimer amanda haljeOer muskegon

Jessica hall

traverse c i t y

mclanie hall

hameed

karachi, pakistan

benjamin hansen holland

p hansen

grand r a p i d s

amanda harrell kalamazoo

haley hams

rochester h i l l s

khstine hanison grand r a p i d s

nathan hart holland

shen hartman

Indianapolis, in

delxxah

gilmore scott

dykstra kollen dykstra

hudsonville

nathanael

.. scott

..

cnesaning

muharnmed

gilmore

c. hawk

b e r e a , oh

2 3 8 F r e s h m e n Class

wyckoff kollen kollen

gilmore dykstra dykstra kollen dykstra dykstra

...


hofxicdcgp rottald j. heemstra saline

jared

kollen hall

hciulerson

bloomfield h i l l s

phelps h a l l

nshley hermnnn midland

dykstra h a l l

heicli hlckinnn fremont

dykstra h a l l

tobi hill portage

dykstra h a l l

kyooryiiu

himo

Okinawa, japan

kollen hall

susnn hn imnn beverly h i l l s

mcotette

van v l e c k h a l l

hinlcs

tempe, az

dykstra h a l l

snrnh hoeksema hudsonville

hudsonville

mark I. hocks tr<i new era

durfee h a l l

knte hoesch zeeland

Ijetsy

dykstra h a l l

hofstr.i

grandville

dykstra h a l l

isaiah hoogendyk portage

phelps h a l l

aneela /10/jps Drighton

kollen hall

s c o f f a. houser

4

f

portage

kollen hall

Jessica hovater grass l a k e

kollen hall

Jeffrey howarcl benton harbor

mclissa

wyckoff h a l l

howe

decatur

dykstra h a l l

kyle ho well montague

voorhees h a l l

eric hovdaiul b l a i r , ne

durfee h a l l

Jennifer huher h i b b i n g , mn

dykstra h a l l

erin n hughes harbor s p r i n g s

Irennan

dykstra h a l l

htighcy

elisie

scott hall

Jessica hungerforcl ypsilanti

nathan

voorhees h a l l

ide

east grand haven

kollen hall

dana Her buchanan

scott hall

evan 1. irish east l a n s i n g

cdlen

scott h a l l

iverson

dansville

ctticnne

lichty hall

Jackson

ypsilanti

rehecca

dykstra h a l l

Jackson

pomfret, ct

voorhees h a l l

Closer Look Slipping

away

f r o m the Spring Fling

crowd,

s h o p p e r s look f o r the p e r f e c t set of silver

earrings

f r o m the d i s p l a y offered by Rose Vasquez.

Bring-

ing e a r r i n g s , tied y e d shirts, r i n g s and many other handcrafted items, Vasquez came many times througout

the

year. ( P h o t o by Shannon Gould)

Freshmen Class 2 3 9


jager - kencLill

rachet

c. jnger

t i n l e y park, n

gilmore h a l l

andrew j.imicson grand haven

kollen hall

kntheriiie jen hudsonville

dykstra h a l l

dan Johnson vicksburg

wyckoff h a l l

heather Johnson indianapolis, in

Jeannette

davisburg

dysktra hall

Johnson

Christina

watt

columbus, i n

Jorck

elizaljeth jonult park r i d g e , i l

elizalxth

J. jnngst

englewood, f l

dykstra hall

fenton

holland

wyckoff h a l l

kashgarian

kclly kasper

s o u t h bend, i n

Joe

gilmore h a l l gilmore h a l l

daniel kahn meredith

lichty hall

durfee h a l l scott hall

kattelus

okemos

kollen hall

Jennifer kanfmann okemos

dykstra h a l l

hdly kaye

dearborn h e i g h t s

gilmore h a l l

aaron keck lansing

phelps h a l l

Jeff kelley

m o r i o n , ny

durfee h a l l

mery a. kendall mooresville

voorhees h a l l

ax I to the

w o r k i n g a r o u n d the c l o c k to fix shut d o w n s , n e t w o r k c r a s h e s b e c o m e a t h i n g of the past

nonh

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a problem that was new to campus, students faced entire network crashes several times first semester. "Every single machine just froze tuckcr solid," said junior Chris Meuzelaar. "Nothing would work, I couldn't work on my paper at all because the computer just locked up," said freshman Tim Lepczyk. It's not that the networks have never crashed before, but with the new computer networking arrangement installed by Computer and Information Technology over the summer, every residence hall computer lab is now linked together by two file-servers. According to Director of CIT Carl Heideman, if either one of those two servers goes down, the entire network is innaccesible and the computers become virtually useless. Crashes on average only lasted between ten and twenty minutes, but even a thirty-second crash is disastrous to a student working busily on a paper for class. "I had to rewrite about half of my paper a couple of weeks ago when the lab went down," said junior Andy Thompson, who was working in one of the Van Zoeren labs at the time. Crashes were frequent, leaving CIT with a

F r e s h m e n Class

big problem on their hands. "This year has been a particularly difficult start," Heideman said. "The systems were crashing during peak usage times, and only giving a short, cryptic error message. We had very little to go on," he said. The College has a service contract with the company that it purchased its networking software from, but even the service contractor was unable to solve the problem on their own. The reason for the difficulty turned out to be a very good one. The software that the network runs on, Novell Netware, contained a programming bug that was causing the problems. So CIT and their servicing contracter went to the company itself for the repair. Novell developed a software addition that solves the problem, and it was installed into the college network on Oct. 17. The network has not crashed since. "We feel confident now that we have solved the problem," Heideman said. With almost 95 percent of the campus using these computer labs, it is safe to say that most ot the student body hopes he is right.


kencka - long ÂŁRJ h o i x i c o i c g c

eli

kenclra

charlotte

kollen hall

juke kerwin

Schoolcraft

durfee h a l l

rmnnm khnctio hadlett

dykstra hall

Irian heft

d a n v i l l e , ca

phelps h a l l

nmui kievit

grand r a p i d s

janet

novi

gilmore h a l l

We/tin

mnry

dykstra hall

klokkert

dykstra hall

zeeland

knthehne

a. kolter

gilmore h a l l

highland park, i l

j.ison koeclyker grand haven

durfee h a l l

joel koeilyker grand haven

phelps h a l l

kristen koeiiigs st.

johns

kiiecht

phelps h a l l

koe/j/jc

jitia

f a y e t t e v i l l e , ar

kristin

holland

dykstra h a l l

kooyer

gilmore h a l l

Usa kosten

grand r a p i d s

lichty hall

einiy koster

kenosha, w i

gilmore h a l l

Charles c. krnuse holland

cosmopolitan h a l l

carolyii kremm ann a r b o r

dykstra hall

josh krikke

hudsonville

husdsonville

claire knikowski grand r a p i d s

alexamlra kiilinski rochester

iiicole kiihn

. dykstra h a l l . dykstra h a l l

mentone, i n

david kiihrt

.. durfee h a l l

greenbush, ny

lisa kiiiner

voorhees h a l l

grand r a p i d s

rachel kiiipers

. gilmore h a l l

grandvilie

mnry

. dykstra h a l l

kuiper

grand haven

grand haven

jocli kiirtze

elkhart, in

dykstra hall

melissa la liarge holland

van v l e c k h a l l

clnmcl j. lam kalamazoo

phelps h a l l

jimmy lamb mattawan

durfee h a l l

dana timers

hudsonville

sara

dykstra hall

e. lamers

st.

dykstra hall

Johns

dauiel lammi elgin,

kollen hall

il

daivel j laopenga holland

becky la roy kcuamozoo

wycoff h a l l voorhees h a l l

laurei t lashlrook whitmore l a k e

lichty hall

susan lavvrence elmhurst, i l

deaima

dykstra h a l l

lehar

algonquin, i l

dykstra h a l l

angela lee muskegon

van v l e c k h a l l

torn leed

b u f f a l o , ny

scott hall

kelly lefever

n a r p e r woods

dykstra h a l l

whitney lepard grand haven

lichty hall

tim lenczyk

traverse c i t y

amy

kollen hall

leyrer

...

grand naven

katie link

hartford

jennifer lint on

.. dykstra h a l l

lansing

angeta locke

.. dykstra h a l l

nudsonville

melaiie

lofr/nist

p o r t huron

angel a m long allegan

kollen hall

. voorhees h a l l

van v l e c k h a l l .. dykstra h a l l

F r e s h m e n Class 2 4 1


lotz - neinhuis hojiecolcgc}

andrew

lotz

sioux c i t y ,

ia

cnmc /owe holland

Catherine a. lowe holland

an gel a lower \on\a

michelle iuljbers hamilton

kyle maas

hudsonville

&ew mackay

stevensvilie

matthew

maines

Wyoming

kathleen markan vicksburg

amaiula

marriott

indian river

emily martell linden

theresa masterson gladstone

allison mathiesen ridgewood

rich mathis hopkins

b a t t l e creek

cara mccartney

w i l l o w g r o v e , pa

inichelle mcdongai portage

Jennifer mckenna east l a n s i n g

jesse mckey

grand r a p i d s

casey mcmahon fenville

curt mejeur kalamazoo

dykstra h a l l van v l e c k h a l l durfee h a l l

kollen hall voorhees h a l l dykstra hall dykstra h a l l dykstra h a l l dykstra h a l l

van v l e c k h a l l

wyckoff h a l l kollen hall scott hall dykstra h a l l

durfee h a l l fenville wyckoff h a l l

I aura merte saline

dykstra h a l l

I aura kay messing h a r b o r beach

mike messink ann a r b o r

marcy metters

bloomfield h i l l s

tracy 1. miller gurnee, i l

melissa millett midland

Christine anne misiewic lansing

Steven e. motesa troy

elizaljeth mofnagen cove

kyla moore

kenosha, w i

t fiaclnc moore

h o l l a n d p a t e n t , ny

aimee moorhotise b o w i e , md

kclly morrison niles

melissa morrison white lake

otga motonaya k i e v , Ukraine

mongh

harbor springs

monrtazo

monkammad

johnathan

muenk

maddushambe troy

dykstra h a l l

phelps h a l l

lain Ion matthews

letntiea

scott hall dykstra h a l l

van v l e c k h a l l wyckoff h a l l

dykstra h a l l dykstra h a l l dykstra h a l l dykstra h a l l phelps h a l l phelps h a l l

gilmore h a l l kollen hall voorhees h a l l scott hall voorhees h a l l holland

phelps h a l l holland phelps h a l l

co#/) mulcler holland

durfee h a l l

(long milder holland

kristin munski grandville

maryjane

rmrphy

\ndianapolis, in

julie mi may

spring lake

amanda nelson northville

kristin nelson

traverse c i t y

matt

nelson

grand r a p i d s

Hndsey nienhms grandville

242

F r e s h m e n Class

wyckoff h a l l dykstra hall

voorhees h a l l dykstra h a l l dykstra h a l l dykstra h a l l kollen hall kollen hall


iver&irth

- pikhmrt

hofxtcdcgp emiy uergnrth traverse c i t y

dykstra h a l l

nbe northiiii vicksburg

sh.innoii

wyckoff h a l l

onUey

l i n c o l n park

tndsey

dykstra h a l l

odeU

s t e r l i n g heights

rotun oofjenhuizen grand r a p i d s

sard oostendorfi zeeland

Jrt " S 0

dykstra h a l l dykstra h a l l van v l e c k h a l l

came o/son ludington

gilmore h a l l

carrie ooiizts

dykstra h a l l

lawrence

melissa ondshooni holland

gilmore h a l l

rytin overmeyer Caledonia

Jeffrey pautfc kaTamazoo

wyckoff h a l l cook h a l l

Jeremy penrson ind\an river

cosmopolitan h a l l

sarah pedey essexville

dykstra hall

amanda & peters spring lake

1

dykstra h a l l

tori peterson traverse c i t y

gilmore h a l l

Jeffrey netkus betlflower,

ca

scott h a l l

g/-cs piccolo s t a t e n i s l a n d , ny

Ijeth pihhaart zeeland

kollen hall gilmore h a l l

artistic utÂŁB to setve o

e x p r e s s i n g t h e i r f a i t h as w e l l as t h e i r god g i v e n t a l e n t s , s t u d e n t a r t i s t s start a new g r o u p to p e r f o r m and e x p r e s s c a m p u s , signs h a v e appeared advertising a new organization called Stone Soup. Jennifer j.imes Although the n a m e is based on the book Stone Soup, they will not be gathering for a banquet over a brewing pot of stew. Rather, it is a place for people to use their talents toward the cause of Christianity. "We want to establish a p e r m a n e n t Christian arts group on c a m p u s , " said senior Sam Arnold. Arnold, s o p h o m o r e Kara Burk, senior Kevin E d l e f s o n , f r e s h m a n Barb Elliot, and s o p h o m o r e Amy Miller f o u n d e d the group. They started talking about the idea of Stone Soup last spring. "It started because Christian arts are not considered legitimate arts. Secular arts are considered the only ' t r u e ' arts," said Arnold. Burk anticipates Stone Soup to be an organization through which " p e o p l e can learn to d e v e l o p their talents and do the best they can for God. People can ask questions together. It will be a c o m m u n i t y time and w o r k i n g time as well as a time to discuss prayer c o n c e r n s . "

"We want to present the Gospel through song, dance, and theater [and other m e d i u m s ] and provide a way for all people interested in doing Christian arts an outlet," said Arnold. The Stone S o u p g r o u p has written and perf o r m e d d r a m a s in chapel, as well as Ridgepoint C o m m u n i t y C h u r c h . They h o p e to be a "regular g r o u p the Chapel [staff] can rely upon for good drama," Arnold said. " O n e day w e ' d like to be a resource for other people," Burk said. "We would go into schools and churches and teach people to do the s a m e thing that we are trying to d o . " Arnold hopes to branch out and include more involvement in the future. " T h e r e is a stress on missions [within the group]," Arnold said. "But b e f o r e we go out and spread anything, (we) have to have a strong base." For its m e m b e r s . Stone Soup is the kind of organization that allows them to pursue their long term vocational interests. Stone S o u p ' s motto is "Take whatcha got and put it in the pot!" Because, said Arnold, "We want everybody to bring what they have. Only in c o m m u n i t y can we be strong.

F r e s h m e n Class 2 4 3


uiotrowstd - schaap hoixycdicgc

l.iuren

uiotrowshl

troy

dykstra h a l l

tiljijy fjlti tt

mt. p l e a s a n t

dykstra hall

relieknh uluge

dykstra h a l l

Caledonia

emiy poet

grand r a p i d s

dykstra h a l l

sarnh polk

center l i n e

dykstra h a l l

Irian porter

west b l o o m f i e l d

scott hall

timie pott hamilton

dykstra h a l l

emily prins holiand

dykstra h a l l

jarnie rabe

newport beach, ca

dykstra h a l l

doiig ranclall midland

kollen hall

jnmes raseman kalamazoo

kollen hall

lanrie rants

g i l b e r t , az

voorhees h a l l

ketly reck

kalamazoo

dysktra h a l l

adnm reddick e a s t tawas

kollen hall

rot} reichenbach shoreview

phelps h a l l

lytidsay m. rhew comstock p a r k

scott hall

metissa rhoacles grand rapids

gilmore h a l l

megan ritey portage

eric

dykstra hall

ross

chicago, i l

wyckoff h a l l

rarnon rowden chicago, i l

scott hall

heather rowe shoreview

lichty hall

sarah royce

grand r a p i d s

dykstra h a l l

his ten nmschke grand haven

kollen hall

sarah nittan p o r t huron

michelle clio

dykstra h a l l

rynhrandt

dykstra h a l l

sopheap samsan jose,ca

voorhees h a l l

khsty sandstedt algonquin

dykstra h a l l

a voi ilea q. sarver ado

jiistin

dykstra h a l l

savara

rockford

scott hall

nil I. schaap holiand

dykstra h a l l

Play T i m e L e a v i n g responsibilties behind for the moment, junior Steven M c B r i d e c o n c e n t r a t e s on his g a m e during stage two of the Power Up with Pepsi and Play to Win C h a l l e n g e . Held in January, the three-week contest took place at the Kltez Snack S h o p and offered a Sony P l a y S t a t i o n to the quickest player. (Photo by Josh Neucks)

2 4 4 Freshmen Class

, (


schaket - tesch l/)(*jecole^c

mn.}gd*ileih' n nolland . Irmicly

schnhd

dykstra h a l l

L schenck

grand l e d g e

j.imes

. kollen hall

r. schinner

hespena

janct

. wycoff h a l l

scholtens

stickney, i l

m.itthevy

dykstra h a l l

schroecler

midland

. kollen hall

eric schroterilxxr zeeland

lindsny

zeeland

. durfee h a l l

schrotenboer

gilmore h a l l

susie schw.ileitljerg darien, i l

jemtlfer st.

van v l e c k h a l l

schwieger

clair

dykstra hall

carrie s c o f f

three rivers

van v l e c k h a l l

julie s e / i i s f w j coldwater

hz sernmur miIford

. lichty hall

...

dykstra hall

till serrano

v i l l a park, i l

kollen hall

Jennifer sewall

b u r n s v i l l e , mn

lichty hall

eric shneffer

phelps h a l l

rochester h i l l s

hans shen

new y o r k c i t y , ny

matt

kollen hall

shepherd

newaygo

sarah lMiise

phelps h a l l

shiljley

b u e l , ny

dykstra hall

hrista shinew somerset

dykstra h a l l

eric shooks

central lake

kollen

matt hew shnlts grand l e d g e

phelps h a l l

erica simpsoii lansing

i

dykstra h a l l

sisiliano sisil

george

algonquxn czlnft slotman hamilton

kollen hall

mnrriy marcy

dykstra h a l l

his ten slot ten grand l e d g e

vanvleck h a l l

lindsay smies

d y k s t r a hall

Whitehall

gayta smith

chicago, i l

cook h a l l

sara smith macomb

dykstra h a l l

sally smits

d e n v e r , co

dykstra h a l l

knstin a. sorensen beecher, i l

elizaljeth

portage

hall

gilmore h a l l

sortman

dysktra hall

cmily sowers

grand r a p i d s

dykstra h a l l

ft spalding brighton

gilmore h a l l

laura Sfilinter

libertyville,

il

van v l e c k h a l l

lief snorck s u t t u n s bay

elizabeth st.

wycoff h a l l

stancik

joseph

dykstra h a l l

Christina stavros traverse c i t y

matthew

voorhees h a l l

sterling

big rapids

durfee h a l l

tori i. s f e v e n s palatine, i l

dykstra h a l l

chen stiljitz ludington

gilmore h a l l

chris strahammer

arlington heights, i l

Jennifer s treble

kalamazoo

swaney

traverse c i t y

.

<imy szeltigowski t o l e d o , on

kns tarkie wicz marshall

danny taylor story c i t y ,

matt

tesch

park r i d g e

ia

. scott hall dykstra hall

tracy summerer jasmine

.

dykstra h a l l phelps h a l l dykstra hall phelps h a l l . scott hall scott hall

Freshmen Class 2 4 5


teshima - wing hoficcdicgc

eini teshima

gilmore h a l l

ludington

rnchet fhroo/j

gilmore h a l l

waterford

Joshua ftWje newaygo

durfee h a l l

sarah tin ton streator,

il

dykstra h a l l

erica torgerson weidman

matt

gilmore h a l l

troost

s c o t i a , ny

jason

phelps h a l l

troutman

grand r a p i d s

yasemin

tulu

elizalieth

tworek

holland

wyckoff h a l l lichty hall

mt. pleasant

dykstra h a l l

dan valente

west b l o o m f i e l d

kimljerly

voorhees h a l l

van der wende

midland

tin gelâ&#x201A;Źi vein em oad axe

phelps h a l l

kylee van haitsma holland

betsy vandenberg beverly h i l l s

amy vander meer nolland

dave vanderiaan lombard

tyler vandermeeden grand haven

amy vanderslice new e r a

sandra

vander wa!

r i p o n , ca

hamilton

Caledonia

dave vanopstall hudsonviRe

bertyville,

il

veldman

jenison sawyer

amy vertalka grand l e d g e

visser

rochester

lisa vredevoogd grandville

vroegindewey

kalamazoo zeeland

Jacksonville, f l

walker

midland

dykstra h a l l

phelps hall

mason

p e r r y s b u r g , oh

werner

kollen hall

wayne .

Charles white

e a s t grand r a p i d s

wierenga

hopkins

phelps h a l l dykstra h a l l

Jeffrey wilcox safine

kollen hall

casey wilholt grandville

dykstra h a l l

wilkins

davit! willeytruer palatine, il

lonis Williams

van v l e c k h a l l

kollen hall s c o t t hall

pawpaw

williams

Plymouth

kollen hall

Williamson

Ubertyville,

dykstra h a l l

dykstra hall

alpena

victor wheeler

Joy

x j

dykstra h a l l

taylor werUman

alpena

phelps h a l l dykstra h a l l

Jessie waiters

maryann

m

kollen hall

damn vroon

tiffany

scott hall

scott h a l l

tim vroom

kristi

dykstra h a l l

phelps h a l l

listi vol!en weider

katic

dykstra h a l l

phelps h a l l

holland

sarah

dykstra h a l l

durfee h a l l

Joseph veldman

jacquie

durfee h a l l

wyckoff h a l l

hanie velander

scott

phelps h a l l

phelps h a l l

vawter

kentwood

kathryn

lichty hall dykstra h a l l

durfee h a l l

Jennifer vandyke

crnig

gilmore h a l l

dykstra h a l l

ky/e vanderwall

peter

dykstra h a l l

il

benjamin r. wing glen lake

dykstra hall durfee h a l l

2 4 6 F r e s h m e n Class

..


witham - zwart 'M:\ hofx^coicgc

findrcn

withnm

n o r t h muskegon

dykstra h a l l

knren vuttstock gross p o i n t e park

dykstra h a l l

sh,inn on wxon g u l l lake

kleinheksel cottage

shdwn wolff S t . Joseph

Irian

cosmopolitan h a l l

wonder sen

johnson c i t y ,

tn

kollen hall

lesley woodnl macatawa

lindsey

dykstra h a l l

woodnll

macatawa

dykstra hall

d<ive woody wayne

gh.ideer

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n /lofnf? of theit oivti f r e s h m e n w o m e n o f t e n find m a l e v i s i t o r s p u l l i n g up a c h a i r and m a k i n g a c l u s t e r t h e i r bi brand new home

home is not their own; a new, uncharted life form has been discovered within the clusters of Dykstra residence hall. cuuly Ix gilcson These beings, referred to as "Cluster Rats" closely resemble the original inhabitants of the cluster living areas. However, those studying these creatures have determined that the rats are not native to Dykstra, but migrate from some distant point on campus. And what exactly makes a Cluster Rat a Cluster Rat? This nickname has been given to any or all males who possess the incessant need to simply "be" in the Cluster living areas of Dykstra Residence Hall. Most guys who have a friend or girlfriend in Dykstra visit, but not on a consistent basis. Cluster Rats, on the other hand, come in to Dykstra at any given time of the day (after 10 o'clock in the morning, of course) and stay in the cluster until they either have a class or everyone else in the cluster leaves. If their visit is cut uncharacteristically short, you can be sure they will return at the earliest possible hour. Their visits can run until midnight Sunday through Thursday nights and stretch into the wee hours of the weekend mornings. The question concerning the magnetic power

Dykstra has on these habitual visitors remains unanswered. Speculation, however, produces a few possible answers. The incredibly easy access to females could be a reason for some guys. Perhaps he has a friend of the opposite sex living in Dykstra, or maybe even a "significant other" residing there. Most cases noted prove to be no problem for those in the visited clusters. In fact, Stacy Borden, the RA of cluster 3-3 commented, "It was great to have guys aroundâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;it made us feel more adjusted to college life." Having your very own cluster rat can also be convenient. "We always had escorts to the library and dates to the Dykstra formal," Borden said. Despite the definite advantages to having a Cluster Rat adopt your cluster, some of these visitors can become a nuisance to others simply asking the rats to leave due to needed "girl time" has never become a major problem, though, like with real domestic pets. All research seems to point to one reassuring conclusion: these creatures prove to be absolutely harmless, sometimes even affectionate if treated correctly. If the present trend continues, Cluster Rats will become a permanent addition to the Dykstra community.

Freshmen Class 2 4 7


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a^jha bradey

nndresen

nathan

bnir

senior

hoiland

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Imlcerski

w e s t e r v i l l e , oh

lonnthnn

Irockinier

holland

holland

sonhomorc

zeeland

tricheKe

sophomore

vorhees h a l l

senior

vorhees h a l l

jacqm billiard

se/wor

mecosta

janet

st.

holland

comstock

senior

Joseph

Sretchen st.

kraker apartments

coivacl

senior

Joseph

Stephen

curtis

ninsdale, i l

Rollen h a l l

senior

midland

vennema a p a r t m e n t s

emery

muskegon

tasha guild

junior

parkvxew apartments

junior

lansing

c o l l e g e east apartments

amy honey sett

senior

Kalamazoo

andrea

hollond

sonhomorc

erika (hams dclxxah

parkview apartments

kelly

sophomore

manistee

vorhees h a l l

shannon

kenny

sonhomorc

shannon

lewis

sophomore

wheaton, i l paw paw

(collen h a l l kollen hall

hsa moua

s a n t a ana, ca . . .

junior

c o l l e g e east apartments

karen olson

junior

holt

cook h a l l

loreal parent

grand r a p i d s

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julie patout

senior

c o l l e g e east apartments

junior

houston, t x

anthony

parkview apartments

perez

senior

swartz creek

sonja rawie

holland

junior

ada

c o l l e g e east apartments

kate reed

sef'/or

williamston

holland

sarah nchards

senior

haslet

mary scnhner hart

Christy witte

in

oessemer

marcus

hauer

brisbo

lansing

court

junior

dorian cottage c o l l e g e east apartments

nataSe Williamson anajanette

holland

sophomore

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granger,

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west w i n f i e l d , ny

kntie cinckic

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senior

parkview apartments

sojihomorc

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freshman

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so/ihomore

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junior

c o l l e g e east apartments

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christofiher

spring lake

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heather

wesp

big rapids

2 4 8 A l p h a Phi O m e g a F r a t e r n i t y

junior

c o l l e g e east apartments

sophomore

brumler apartments

junior

brumler apartments

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cook h a l l


m uters on - van oort a/imecolceejj

scott

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junior

holland

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a l p h a kappa p i cottage

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junior

a l p h a kappa p i c o t t a g e

benjamin messer ks

junior

a l p h a kappa p i c o t t a g e

Christopher j. meuzelaar

a l p h a kappa p i c o t t a g e

lansing.il

sye mishler

junior

chesarnng

a l p h a kappa p i c o t t a g e

jnmes

sitati

james

vander hyde

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andrew st.

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n a r o b i , kenya

martin

van oort

deer l o d g e , mt

sophomore

a l p h a kappa p i c o t t a g e

junior

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wyatt

l o u i s , mo . . . .

cart bussema. Ill lansing, i l

junior

senior

a l p h a kappa p i c o t t a g e

freshman

phelps h a l l

freshman

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freshman

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freshman

voorhees h a l l

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the men of the y o u n g e s t ^ f r a t e r n i t y on c a m p u s m e e t to d i s c u s s w h a t o p e n m i n d n e s s really is

or geek tend to be the terms that are s y n o n y m o u s to p r o m e t h e a n for many. But the 17 men of A K H . it stands carl bussema for a c a d e m i c excellence, c o m m u n i t y , and o p e n - m i n d e d n e s s . Exactly what " o p e n - m i n d e d n e s s " stands for may be debatable; in fact, the final closed event for Rush involved an informal discussion about the precise m e a n ing of that word. To a P r o m e t h e a n , o p e n - m i n d e d n e s s is one of three key ideals to uphold as a m e m b e r of the fraternity; a c a d e m i c excellence and c o m m u n i t y involvement c o m p l e t e the set. The discussion lasted more than three hours, and everyone present contributed his ideas. All key points or interesting notes were written on a large whiteboard, so they could referred back to them as needed. A f t e r about an hour of discussion, the majority agreed that being o p e n - m i n d e d meant listening to new ideas completely b e f o r e j u d g i n g or evaluating them. That way, o n e ' s own concepts and personal opinions would not

discredit the new idea unfairly. D e b a t e f o l l o w e d about the inclusion of the word " j u d g i n g " in the definition; some felt it w a s n ' t an o p e n - m i n d e d action. Supporters of the phrasing explained that in order to determine if the new idea has merit, one must first have a standard against which to m e a s u r e â&#x20AC;&#x201D; a set of morals, for e x a m p l e . F r o m there, the conversation turned toward how to apply the d e f i n i t i o n â&#x20AC;&#x201D; h o w can an individual be o p e n - m i n d e d in everyday life? The event c a m e to a close after each of five potential new m e m b e r s briefly explained what he felt being o p e n - m i n d e d would mean for himself if he were to b e c o m e a Promethean. A K H also had its traditional debate to close New M e m b e r Education. This y e a r ' s topic was American Culture. Executed in the same style as the previous discussion, the event proved e n j o y a b l e and i n f o r m a t i v e for all. M e m b e r s present at both debates c o m m e n t e d that they learned f r o m the others there and felt the fraternity should plan more debates for next year. ^

Promethean Fraternity 2 4 9

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welmers c o t t a g e

kelly bnrton

junior

libertyville, i l

welmers c o t t a g e

s<im coke

soiihomorc

mmuly

soiihomorc

grand r a p i d s

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creighton

lomDard, i l

jess

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senior

dorr

nmy-lynn

hnlverson

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nolland

holland

mmklox

nolland

memtt

grant

annmahe

murphy

b u f f a l o grove, i l

ooms

crestwood, i l

eryn poley dundee

can yinging

morris plains, nj

knstin /jrovvri troy

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decatur

anna holt durand

junior

welmers c o t t a g e

sophomore

alpha gamma p h i c o t t a g e

sophomore

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freshman kollen hall

freshman dykstra h a l l

freshman dykstra h a l l

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middletown, oh

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rachel

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. alpha gamma p h i c o t t .

alpha gamma p h i c o t t a g e

smith

adnan

elizateth

senior

alpha gamma p h i c o t t a g e

junior

mary jane

adriam

senior holland

amanda

mehssa

senior

alpha gamma p h i c o t t a g e

Plymouth

amy isaacs megan

welmers c o t t a g e

meengs

muskegon

sophmorc welmers c o t t a g e

freshman

dykstra h a l l

soiihomorc

Kollen h a l l

Leader's Meeting Seniors Todd Hornsby and A m y Lynn Halverson discuss upcoming plans for a new Greek Life office. As presidents of I F C and P a n - H e l , their w o r k g a i n e d t h e m a h o m e f o r a g r o u p of o r g a n i z a tions numbering over 500 students s t r o n g . ( P h o t o c o u r t e s y of A m y - L y n n Halverson)

2 5 0 A l p h a G a m m a Phi Sorority

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richmond

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sara

richmond

jenny

riley

alma

grand r a p i d s

ham

south lyon

riley

nimee tenle portage

himherly van vtet grand r a p i d s

amy yingling

morris plains, nj

whitney yonng decatur

riijit Or

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dykstra hall

frcshm.vi

kollen hall

junior

holland

freshman

dykstra h a l l

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freshman dykstra h a l l

freshman

dykstra h a l l

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t a k i n g a d v a n t a g e of e x t r a t i m e over w i n t e r b r e a k , new m e m b e r e d u c a t i o n s p e n d s a w e e k e n d b u i l d i n g and b o n d i n g

year it was the men; the women decided to try it this year. The Alpha Phi sorority tried an accelerated new member emily h. gislcson education, following the Centurian Fraternity's successful weekend last year. For the other twelve organizations. New Member Education takes place during the start of the second semester. When classes, commitments and athletics demand time, two weeks of New Member Education can seem overwhelming to both those planning and those participating in the events. Alpha Phi made the effort to remove those distractions for the new members. While most students were either touring the Midwest with the Gospel Choir or simply enjoying the wintery weather without having to bundle up and trudge to classes. Alpha Phi New Members were learning everything they've ever wanted to know about the Alpha Phi sorority. Both actives and pledges utilized the free time during Winter Break and went off campus during the vacation to take part in New Member Education. With the weekend as well as Monday and Tuesday off from classes, more time could be spent on learning the ways of sisterhood, bonding and hearing the history of the organization. Green and Gold signs popped up on campus welcoming the new sisters when often times the only ones to see these were the occasional student or squirrel still on campus.

The active members welcomed this change with open arms. "We thought it would be a good idea to do a 'radical alternative' program-it promotes more interaction between actives and New Members," said junior active Melissa Ooms. With the changes sweeping across campus Greek Life, the Ad Hoc committee on New Member Education looked at this change. Apparently, the "radical alternative" program is an option that the Ad Hoc Committee looks favorably on, and suggests as another choice in New Member Education. Accelerated New Member Education also grabbed attention from the other Greek organizations whose took the traditional route. Ooms noticed the impact of the radical choice in how other organizations took noteof their program. "This program has increased respect for the Greek community because of its success [for Alpha Phi] this year," Ooms said. After weighing the costs of loosing vacation days with the benefits of leaving distractions behind, the weekend was a success for all involved. Even though Alpha Phi is the first sorority to try this style of New Member Education, the weekend blazed trails that will impact the lives of old and new members. "[We] feel this was a positive step towards where Hope's Greek Community is heading," Ooms said.

A l p h a G a m m a Phi S o r o r i t y 2 5 1


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rob nlhson

kalamazoo

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arcadian cottage

bemhnrdy

grand r a p i d s

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junior

arcadian cottage

senior

mio

holland

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d u b l i n , oh

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n o r t o n shores

wilhnm dreyer charlevoix

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Holy Monster Showing their Arcadian spirit, junior m e m b e r Jay Wallace and sophomore Chad Mixer add some artistic touches to the new Arcadian van. The Arkies used this new-found treasure as part of their float in the H o m e c o m i n g parade. making the Mystery Machine an eye-catching, crowd favorite. (Photo courtesy of the Arcadian Fraternity)

2 5 2 Chi Phi Si}>ma Fraternity

junior

cook h a l l

senior holland

junior

cook h a l l

sonhoinore

durfee h a l l

senior

holland

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holland


jesse

gf.if

matt

hnntlzo

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alamosa, co

holland

soiihomorc

davisburg

arcadian cottage

shnne hanson maplewood, mn

peter

houhh.m

traverse c i t y

peter

keUepcmrey

b a t t l e creek

jeff

kemner

rochester h i l l s

kerrins

tony lasers.! holland

ft.

gratiot

madden

b e l t cottage

schripsema

kalamazoo

paul slater

COOK h a l l

mt. p l e a s a n t

todd tulgestke traverse c i t y

dave uyl

sophomore

arcadian cottage

sophomore

van saun c o t t a g e

junior

Caledonia

holland

brad van zoeren grand r a p i d s

ryan vander wall hamilton

Wallace

senior

holland

sophomore

phelps h a l l

junior

muskegon

east p o i n t e

junior

arcadian cottage

junior

d o v e r , nh

lucas smith

chns tofiher

junior

arcadian cottage

sophomore

s u t t o n s bay

jay

junior

cook h a l l arcadian cottage

samlro

kyle schaub thomas

senior

sophomore

muskegon

greenville

phelps h a l l

holland

chad mixer chnstofiher

sophomore

holland

longer

chnsto/iher

senior

brumler apartments

jnmor

Kentwood

jnmes

soi>homore arcadian cottage

COOK h a l l

greg kem lansxng

senior Columbia a p a r t m e n t s

junior

brighton

Christopher

senior holland

arcadian cottage

alef

freshman

phelps

mike depuy

sophomore

chad ferguson

sophomore

ryan gonzales

sophomore

glen arbor roscommon

troy

phelps h a l l cook h a l l

durfee Hall

chris howell

freshman

curtis kesler

sophomore

brighton

midland

jacol]

maas

allendale

adam magers b a t t l e creek

kollen hall

phelps h a l l

freshman scott hall

freshman wyckoff h a l l

C h i Phi S i g m a F r a t e r n i t y 2 5 3


Iniggers - airtis hoijecolege

seth Iniggers

junior

hollanoT;

scott hall

Jonathan chanin

senior

grand r a p i d s

cook h a l l

Christopher ttanapbs st.

Joseph

John delc.ilzo

senior

m i d d l e t o w n , ny

briiUl dykhuis naperville,

peter

holland

senior

il

holland

emery

senior

Portland, or

brumler apartments

john fairchild

sophomore

r o y a l oak

gregory

nolland

phelps h a l l

folkert

r. matthew

oradell, nj

senior

holland

fretz

sophomore

scott hall

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east hazel c r e s t , i l

rohert henry

sophomore

Columbia apartments

adam hudson

junior

indianapolis, in

cook h a l l

tyier Jansen

sophomore

delton

durfee h a l l

wilhnm km

junior

glen e l l y n , i l

centurian cottage

ethan Mump

senior cook h a l l

Plymouth

dnivel kill tack

junior

t o l e d o , oh

cook h a l l

philip leete

sophomore

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phelps h a l l

peter martin

senior

wappingers f l ,

ny

mckee

k e t t e r i n g , oh . . .

holland

senior holland

m a r t i n e z , ga

sophomore

dn viiI rohner

n o r t h haledon, n j

centunan cottage

sophomore

nitherford

downers g r o v e , i l

david schrier

scott hall

senior

w o o s t e r , oh

brumler apartments

scott

senior

b e l o x t , wi

jtimes

junior

c o l l e g e east apartments

Clinton moore

timothy

holland

centunan cottage

Wyoming

Mi

sophomore

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kalamazoo

jareel herron

knstopher

senior

patterson cottage

brumler apartments

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mattawan

junior

ryan sterk

centurian cottage

jenison

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mark tenhor

s t a t e n i s l a n d , ny . .

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centurian cottage

mt. m o r r i s

marc vnnder Ijeek vicksberg

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eric john branch jenison

nathan Irown

n o r t h o a k s , mn

garett

sophomore

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sophomore il

wilhams

glen e l l y n ,

holland

holland

wessehnk

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senior

senior

voshel

holland

adam

centurian cottage

junior

trytko

childs

breckenridge

daren crash

marseilles, i l

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scott h a l l

senior holland

junior

cosmopolitan h a l l

sophomore

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freshman

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freshman scott hall

sophomore

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d.imel mccue b e x l e y , oh

jnred inticrcr bartlett.in

josh neucks

indianapolis, in

Chester scherer

s. b a r r i n g t o n , i l

sophomore

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junior p o l l cottage

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cook h a l l

junior

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joining forces to raise money for ms, kappi chis unite students to hove fun with a purpose

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lights, pop tunes, and dozens of prizes drew students to Maas Auditorium on Friday, Sept. 5 for the ninth

^ annual MS Dance. The event was sponsored by the Alpha Theta Chi fraternity and the Kappa Delta Chi sorority. Junior Mark Tenhor of the Centurian fraternity and sophomore Amy Otteson of the Kappa Chi sorority spent three weeks organizing the event and soliciting support from businesses. "All of the money collected goes to charity," Tenhor said. "And we hope that this is only a start to many future fund-raising projects to support our community." According to Tehnor an estimated 150 students attended the event. Ticket sales brought in over $450 for the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. "I think this is a great way to relax on a Friday night and it's for a great cause," freshman Erin Faulk said. Other students were excited to learn of the involvement many members of Greek Life have in their communities. "I didn't realize that this was something fraternities and sororities did," said freshman Jenny VanDyke. Likewise, Tenhor said, "Although the dance was a fun way for students to mix and mingle, more importantly it served as a way to introduce new students to Greek life while supporting a worthwhile cause." "This event definitely gives Greeks a good name and helps unite them," he said. The MS Dance was started by former students, Joy Derwenskus ('90) and Kristin Allen ('92). Derwenskus was a Kappa Chi member whose

father suffered from MS. Several other sorority members also had family members that shared the disease. The dance was formed as a way to show support for students and their families who are affected by the disease. Both groups are heavily involved in various community service work. Past activities of the Kappa Chis include the Crop Walk, a hospice dinner, participation in Youth Day, and involvement in the Community Day parade. The Centurians have participated in Project Pride, Youth Day, and fund-raisers for UNICEF. "I think people need to realize that this is nothing new, and fraternities are about more than just partying," said Centurian senior Jonathan Charnin. "Many people do not realize that we have been involved in several noteworthy charities and in order to do that one must be incredibly organized," he said. Although many students enjoyed the event, others found it a bit less than exciting. "This feels like a middle school dance," said freshman Jenny Blackwell. "I can still picture the girls in one group and the guys in another with those same cheap DJ lights. I ' m just waiting for the snowball to start." Others stuck around hoping to win one of several prizes that were raffled off throughout the course of the night. "I was so overwhelmed with joy and glee for winning $5," said freshman Rachel Dean. "It's amazing." Other prizes included passes to Flex Fitness Center, movie passes to the Holland 7, and gift certificates to the Kletz and 8th Street Grille. "It's good to get people involved in campus activities," said freshman Elizabeth Molina. "I think there should be things like this more often." ^

Alpha Theta Chi Fraternity

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senior

holland

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junior

clavid beaver

senior

Cleveland, oh ... college east apartments portage

Uirk Ircukink holland

matt Ijnmson

holland

junior

holland

junior

m e x i c o , ny

cosmopolitan h a l l

chris caupa

sophomore

naperville, il

danid capps

downers g r o v e , i l

david Clausen ringwood, n j

Christopher Collins interlochen

cosmopolitan hall

senior

holland

senior

holland

senior

holland

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demas

barre, vt

b a t t l e creek

mike gentile west o l i v e

Kicking Back With water and waves to take them away from the cares of campus, seniors Ryan Spangler and Josh Stratton enjoy one of the last few warm days of fall. The Men in green headed back to the river in the spring to celebrate the return on the warm weather. (Photo courtesy of the Cosmopolitan Fraternity)

2 5 6 Hhi Kappa Alpha Fraternity

senior

c o l l e g e east apartments

chns tofjher garbrecht

senior

holland

sophomore

cosmopolitan h a l l


s c o f f hes

sophomore

kentwood

cosmopoliton h a l l

marc humlmrger

junior

b a t t l e creek

jnsoii

cosmopolitan h a l l

johnsoii

senior

eagan, mn

holland

jus on kooistrn

junior

grand r a p i d s

grand r a p i d s

christian korstnnge

jnmor

grand r a p i d s

cosmopolitan h a l l

benjamin lane

sophomore

traverse c i t y

cosmopolitan h a l l

martin maier

senior

chesaning

holland

benjamin mils

senior

grand r a p i d s

holland

ro/j myers

senior

p o w e l l , oh

holland

Christopher potter

senior

mount p r o s p e c t , i l

%

dongas

holland

richter

hillsdale.il

brent rowe

junior

ann a r b o r

anitrew

cosmopolitan h a l l

sill

novi

sophomore

cosmopolitan h a l l

senior

holland

aaron m smith

senior

holland

grand r a p i d s

dint smith

junior

b a t t l e creek

cosmopolitan h a l l

ryan spanker

senior

saline

holland

joshna

strand

sophomore

jeremy

s toner

sophomore

joshna

stratton

burnsville

scott hall

b a t t l e creek

durfee h a l l

senior

grand r a p i d s

holland

Charles i terpstra south n o l l a n d ,

michael

sophomore

il

cosmopolitan h a l l

traver

junior

p o r t huron

cosmopolitan h a l l

Stephen tobias naperville,

senior

il

holland

samuel vail

senior

kalamazoo

matthew

Wyoming

holland

vandam

sophomore

cosmopolitan

craig vandenberg

senior

byron c e n t e r

byron center

paul vander heide

sophomore

grand r a p i d s

cosmopolitan h a l l

chris van bmmerman grand r a p \ d s

david white

a r l i n g t o n , va . . .

junior

c o l l e g e east apartments

michael zolnierowicz downers g r o v e , i l

erik berg

lansing

senior

holland

junior

cosmopolitan h a l l

junior

wycoff

matt bramUe

freshman

trev do

freshman

marshall holland

matt

holmes

holland

josh johnson egan, mn

john mcdonald grand r a p i d s

jod

neckers

grand r a p i d s

ryan peters

traverse c i t y

jon plummer

traverse c i t y

andrew /jri/is east l o s i n g

john reed

w h i t e b e a r , mn

phelps h a l l

kollen hall

freshman

cosmopolitan h a l l

sophomore

scott hall

freshman

kollen hall

freshman

scott h a l l

sojjhomore

kollen hall

freshman

kollen hall

sophomore wycoff h a l l

freshman

wycoff h a l l

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nrnolcl

- Sheldon

molly Arnold bastings

relxccn

Horn

hudsonville

snge /xVfe mattawan

hrista Irewer

p h o e n i x v i l l e , pa

relxhnh

Holland

Irown

githi Ixiwnldn muncie, i n

I,mm cnrtson ann a r b o r

knstln ch<itcl<lin portage

enn duly

w e b s t e r , ny

helli drncgcr

hudsonvUle

lindsny etheridge grand rapids

tin.'i gill

kalamazoo

enrrie gilligiin kalamazoo

rnchel goei

grana r a p i d s

snrfi grunt

grand r a p i d s

knte gntter

grand r a p i d s

Jennifer hendncks grandville

sum hodsemn grand r a p i d s

bethnnie hqpma

libertyvilie, i l

snmh keny owosso

hsn knott

east l a n s i n g

heather

kimwies

grand blanc

juhc lausch

grand r a p i d s

heather

lovem

grand blanc

becky maitner grand r a p i d s

damclle mannes Wyoming grand blanc

cainrin merritt l a k e Z u r i c h , il

Jessica mixer muskegon

moran

g r o v e city, oh

kdly morgan grand blanc

chris ta murphy midland

abby nienhuis holland

lara jjlewka Whitehall

becca potts alma

ham richter decatur

jamie riekse

grand r a p i d s

karlye schmitt Plymouth

enn setmer

seymour, wi

lesley Sheldon

east grand r a p i d s

2 5 8 Delta Phi Sorority

ji inior

d e l t a phi cottage

junior

c o l l e g e east apartments

junior

c o l l e g e east apartments

soj)homorc

kollen hall

junior

holland

junior

beck c o t t a g e

junior

d e l t a phi cottage

senior

holland

junior

d e l t a phi cottage

sojihomorc Kollen hall

junior

cook h a l l

soiihmorc

kollen hall

senior

holland

junior

holland

junior

delta phi cottage

senior

holland

junior

cook h a l l

senior

holland

senior

holland

senior

holland

junior

d e l t a phi cottage

junior

kollen hall

junior

holland

senior

holland

junior holland

hndsay matheny

heather

junior

c o l l e g e east apartments

junior

south haven

junior holland

senior

holland

sojihomore

Kollen h a l l

sophoinore holland

junior

d e l t a phi cottage

senior holland

senior

holland

sophomore

d e l t a phi cottage

junior

south haven

sojihomore

Kollen h a l l

junior

holland

sophomore

d e l t a phi cottage

sojihomore

kollen hall


teen nan - wonner / i c y j e c o l e g i e7 S "

kcHi teerman

senior

Holland

hoiland

sh.innfi

ten day

knstcn

thcilen

grandville

bolingbrook, i l

artene tonence

bolingbrook, i l

jnlie tonence

bolingbrook, i l

dana vanderijlow jenison

sarah

vanders teen

grand r a p i d s rockford

vervyys

grand r a p i d s

tieih

volkers

kalamazoo

weyrick

Versailles,

ky

whitfietd

crystal lake, i l

Jennifer yonker

orland park, il

megan

Irax

omaha, ne

kelly Ixiwalda muncie, i n

audrey

ehinger

f o r t wayne, i n

katherine

etiis

ada

jami grant

sonhomorc

Kollen h a l l

sophomore

d e l t a phi cottage

senior sonhomorc

(collen h a l l

senior

holland

junior

cook h a l l

junior beck c o t t a g e

senior

holland

sojihoinorc

Kollen hall

freshman

dykstra h a l l

freshman

dykstra h a l l

freshman

dykstra h a l l

freshman

dykstra h a l l

freshman

hoft

dykstra h a l l

emily gfegory suttons oay

ml

senior

holland

d e l t a phi cottage

arika weekwert

kathryn

Kollen h a l l

senior

grandville

heather

sonhomorc

Holland

temetic vaneck leischen

junior

d e l t a ph\ c o t t a g e

freshman

s c o t t hall

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katherine

johnson

kentwood

kelly kiewiet "kalamazoo

sarah koo/i holland

amanda

krempa

milford

kendra lee

grandville

cnte lindhont

east grand r a p i d s

kortney

(fume iiiles

grand blanc

sojjhomore Kollen hall

freshman

van v l e c k h a l l

freshman

dykstra h a l l

freshman dykstra h a l l

freshman

dykstra h a l l

freshtThin

kollen hall

sonhomorc Kollen hall

laura parsons

sojihoinorc

erica jierez

sophomore

midland flint

laura rodofs

hudsonville

alJjie

tains

holland

daitka

vanheek

libertyville, i l

anne vanderwd holland

Kollen hall

gilmore h a l l

freshman

dykstra h a l l

freshman

gilmore h a l l

freshman

dykstra h a l l

freshman

gilmore h a l l

hsa webster

freshman

kara wonner

freshman

traverse c i t y lakewood, co

scott h a l l

dykstra h a l l

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Ixrtlett - incgtaickly

Hsu Ixirtlett mt.

soijhomorc

vernon,

in

phelps h a l l

liinlsey Mo

senior

s t e r l i n g heights

cnriey b o s s

junior

fremont

brumler apartments

knstn in. Irewer wheaton,

sophomore

il

gilmore h a l l

senior

victoria cntle shelby township

muun.me

holland

kraker apartments

cnmiiion

woodstock,

il

snrnh cntros

sophomore

phelps h a l l

senior

tipton

Columbia apartments

etlen cotenlr.incler holland

sophomore verbeek c o t t a g e

i ycole il.ingrcmoncl holland

junior kraker apartments

anna demshnk

junior

williamston

dorian cottage

Jill clonehoo

junior

rockford

verbeek cottage

katie ergang

sophomore

grand r a p i d s

scott hall

sophomore

Jennifer estciiinc coldwater

dykstra hall

jocf frens

senior

fennville

holland

Jennifer grieme

senior

clarkston

kraker apartments

rachel haveman

junior

fremont

mayor's cottage

Christine herman rochester h i l l s

senior holland

his ten hess

sophomore

lake orion

verbeek cottage

stacy hoglund

sophomore

muncie,

reljecca

in

dykstra hall

hollenljeck

dewitt

stacie

hofihns

senior

muskegon

kraker apartments

annie jakosz

sophomore

downers g r o v e ,

il

leah jones

dykstra hall

senior

cedar

Columbia a p a r t m e n t s

Stephanie jones rochester

hills

jeanna keinath dublin,

oh

kraker apartments

senior

manistee

kraker apartments

lisa kranz

junior

b a t t l e creek

brumler apartments

keiri langerak

junior

comstoclc p a r k

mayor's cottage

carrie langstraat e a g a n , mn

senior hinkamp c o t t a g e

tanya lasley

sophomore

ludington

s p a n i s h house

kari lesser

junior

algonquin,

il

Columbia a p a r t m e n t s

jodie manning orland park,

junior il

clana marlot crystal

junior ross cottage

senior

chnstine kdlcy

lake,

rock

kara mcg^icutkly okemos

dorian cottage

junior il

nicole mcclain flat

senior kraker apartments

mayor's cottage

senior kraker apartments

senior holland

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nannenga

- szyincznk

/)qfx?colegie

Ixxiiiie nnivieiign demotte, i n

jcnctc

orzechowsk

montague

jnime partridge marysville

dykstra h a l l

chicago, i l

jenny passchier

. dorian cottage

pethiis

b e l l f l o w e r , ca

nilysoi i pickens

dorian cottage

senior

il

Holland

rebeccn ponkn

senior

fraser

dorian cottage

mthlxin

c l i f t o n s p r i n g s , ny

vatkyne snksgnug grand rapids

mary scritmer

senior

Columbia apartments dorian cottage

junior

p a l m e r , ak

dorian cottage

ashtey tanner

sophomore

omaha, ne

dykstra h a l l

myra velasco

junior

wilmette, i l

mayor's cottage

Jaime weiclner

senior

cadillac

holland

west

sophomore

marquette

Iranct

junior

dorian cottage

junior

hart

lis a shenk

kristina

senior

dorian cottage

senior

saline

michelle /j/e/

liethany

junior

verbeek c o t t a g e

junior

rockford

flossmoor,

senior

verbeek c o t t a g e

sophomore

roxnnne pascente

jennette

junior

ross c o t t a g e

phelps h a l l

whelan

senior

tipton

kraker apartments

senior

Jennifer wison howell

mayor's cottage

ann zeneherg

junior

rosecommon

verbeek c o t t a g e

Julie Ijarton

morton g r o v e , i l

michelle chownmg coopersville

Christine duff

freshman

dykstra h a l l

freshman

lichty hall

freshman

winnetka, i l

voorhees h a l l

karen dliot

sophomore

kim howey

freshman

clare

phelps h a l l

traverse c i t y

dykstra h a l l

Jamie lademan

freshman

okemos

dykstra h a l l

I aura markessinis nassau ny

sojihomore

midland

rachel miller sioux c i t y ,

Kollen h a l l

freshman

ia

dykstra hall

Jessica muldcr

sophomore

queensbury ny

phelps h a l l

shivaughn myers indianapolis,

in

Jaime passchier rocktord

Christy pratt jactcson

lori simmer harnson

amy szyrnczak grand r a p i d s

sophomore dykstra hall

sarah martin

freshman

dykstra hall

freshman

dykstra hall

junior

zwemer c o t t a g e

sophomore

phelps h a l l

freshman

dykstra h a l l

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anderson

- taylor g hofx^cdlcgpt

mntthcw st.

.nulerson

joseph

njord nndrewes

senior

saginaw

holland

chad Imys

senior

montague

jnmes st.

holland

Ijecher

senior

Joseph

holland

mich.iel try a

junior

lansing

centennial cottage

totkl cooper

sophomore

benton harbor

cook h a l l

troy <7.1 ws

senior

oig rapids

In,m ffciz

libertyville,

mich.iel

sophomore

kuyper c o t t a g e

holland il

....

farmer

n o r t h muskegon

,11 ulrew fate kalamozoo

joe fitzsimmons jenison

greg frens

senior

parkview apartments

junior

kuyper c o t t a g e

junior cook h a \ 1

sophomore

mulder c o t t a g e

sophomore

grand r a p i d s

kollen

frens

senior

nchanl

grand r o p i d s

dennis fuller crete, i l

hollond

junior

kuyper c o t t a g e

lermuih gasper

sophomore

amlrew gohl

soiihomore

belding

ann arbor

martin gravelyn. II grand naven

jared hicks bad axe

mnrk hofstee kentwood

todd homsby

grand r a p i d s

Irock

isahnart

lansing

matt Johnson niles

matthew

klcm

dewitt

adam labile cadilliac

jay leitz

kalmazoo

luhmann

fort gratiot

matthew

luhmann

fort gratiot

eric mnimen marquette

paul mckee

k e t t e n n g , oh

eric mchols grand r a p i d s

mark ozinga palos h e i g h t s , i l

ted patrick snepard

anthony petkus jenison

michael pittigo boyne c i t y

david rataj

traverse c i t y

ryan redinger grant

reylxim

dewitt

aaron w. smith stevensville

adam

junior

sophomore

scott hall

junior

mulder c o t t a g e

senior

k r u i t h o f cottage

sophomore

kuyper c o t t a g e

senior

k r u i t h o f cottage

junior

centennial cottage

junior

centennial cottage cook h a l l

totld lucas

dj

kollen hall

grana haven

junior

dewitt

jermey

Kollen hall

taylor

constaritine

senior

parkview apartments

junior

mulder c o t t a g e

senior

k r u i t h o f cottage

senior

parkview apartments

senior

parkview apartments

sonhomore kollen hall

senior hollond

sophomore

cook h a l l

junior

cook h a l l

junior

holland

sophomore

kuyper c o t t a g e

junior

kuyper c o t t a g e

sophomore

cook hall

sophomore kuyper c o t t a g e

junior

parkview apartments

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vaughn

- soltis

jiiiliodccnlcpn

Qregory

vnnghn

sophomore

traverse c i t y

daiiel

mulaer c o t t a g e

wegiier

sophomore

n o r t h musKegon

jeffery

il

j a c k son

jnstin

wormmeestcr

jenison

Ztichtiry

portage

nllxrtson

st.

Joseph

nick Ixiill matt

Iride

train

crocker

ann a r b o r

Kollen h a l l

freshman

aaron jubar

sophomore

holly

gaylord

kaly

craig kopas midland

kevin kiiclej mt. m o r r i s

clave miller ann a r b o r

greg nienhoiise spring lake

jon philips

traverse c i t y

kevin ncharclson custer

work t o

kollen hall

sophomore

anthony

gaylord

freshman sophomore

ben fellows dewitt

sophomore

scott hall

jon tloUjins marshall

sophomore

frcshin.in cosmopolitan h a l l

petoskey

kentwood

senior

kuyper c o t t a g e

sophomore

clio

<ilcx nich

junior junior

c o l l e g e east apartments

skipp yowler .id.im

junior

COOK h a l l

jenison

voting

hollana

john soltis

scott hall

whitmore

phelps h a l l Kollen h a l l

cosmopolitan h a l l

freshmen

kollen hall

junior

centennial cottage

freshman wycoff h a l l

soj)homore

kollen hall

sophmore cook h a l l

sophomore

cosmopolitan h a l l

so/jhomore kollen hall

Kollen h a l l phelps h a l l

keep busy

a c t i v e a c r o s s the c o l l e g e c o m m u n i t y and a'fid b e y o n d , e m e r s o m a n s s t r e n g t h e n and e x p a n d t h e i r o r g a n i z a t i o n to be busy, Emmies are involved in baseball, football, soccer, golf, both m. bailey track, cross country, hockey, lacrosse, IPC, Greek Judicial Board, the Pull and Chapel Choir. "The Emmies won the Greek Olympics two years in a row," said junior Adam Labbe. The guys got to strut their stuff by lip synching, running an obstacle course, and participating in a fun noodle contest, an eating contest, and many other fun activities. They also held their annual Thanksgiving dinner. "We go around to area businesses and

ask for money or food," said junior Mike Brya. "Then we take it to the Holland City Mission and package it for families in the Holland area." Their action in the community does not end there. During New Member Education, the fraternity cleaned Evergreen Commons. These activities help the Emmies build stronger friendships. Senior Mike Pittiglio thinks the fraternity is a vital factor throughout the year. "With our continued growth and flourishing success, the fraternity has become more of an important factor throughout the school year in my life."

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anriemma

- huizenga

anthony nuncmmn

senior

bensenville, i l

clfiyton

holland

bergsma

sophomore

nolland

aurfee h a l l

mark boss

sophomore

Jeffrey !toucher

so/ihomore

benunnin coHman

sonhomore

charlevoix

Kollen h a l l

katamazoo fort

kollen hall

myers, fl

dylnn crotty

mandeville, l a

Kollen h a l l

y o r k , pa

Ixj. damstra grand rapids

ln<in dykstm holland

Irynn

formsmn

grand haven

phillip haan grand rapids

ganett

heyns

sioux c i t y , i a

jeff

junior

f r a t e r n a l cottage

Stephen dime

honciorp

grand r a p i d s

kenneth howk b a t t l e creek

peter huizenga oak b r o o k , i t

senior

holland

sophomore

Kollen h a l l

sophomore holland

junior

holland

sophomore

Kollen h a l l

junior

holland

senior

holland

senior

holland

senior

holland

idnns mncle for honor w i t h some e f f o r t and d r i v e , f r a t e r s o p e n a c o m p u t e r lab to r e m e m b e r a l a t e b r o t h e r

to study often requires incentives. Now, residents of the Fraternal Society's cottage have another one to Ixjgnnl spend time on their studies. A newly refurbished basement complete with a computer lab and a study/conference room should provide the encouragement. The Kemink Memorial Computer Lab was dedicated at a Rush Literary Meeting. The project neared completion only four months after it was first introduced. Senior Fraters Anthony Auriemma and Jeff MacDoniels introduced the possibility of a lab at the Homecoming Literary Meeting this past fall. "We wanted to leave something behind for the future generations and make a positive improvement that all can benefit f r o m , " Auriemma and MacDoniels said. An alum attending the meeting issued a challenge to the fraternity saying that if they were able to raise one half of the needed funds, a group of alumni were willing to match their earnings. By the end of the first week, $12,500 of the needed $15,000 was in.

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The three Gateway Vivitron 200 computers with 56K modems are accompanied by a laser printer and the latest in software. The lab was connected to the local internet system later that week. The other rooms included in the renovation project were the laundry room and a new study room. Both were repainted, carpeted and new furniture was added to the study room, including a conference table and office chairs. The computer lab also received office furniture, including computer tables, chairs, and a printer stand. "We are also working on a bookshelf that will display the Fraternal trophies which have been in boxes up to this point," Auriemma and MacDoniels said. The society chose to honor a past Frater, Dr. John L. Kemink ( ' 7 2 ) who was killed by a dissatisfied patient on June 25, 1992 during an examination. Kemink was a chemistry and philosophy major with a M.D. from the University of Michigan. "A majority of the contributors were active with him and he was a terrific person," Auriemma and MacDoniels said.


joldersma

- wilkcns

hcyjccolege

chml jMcrsmn

sop/io/noro

grand r a p i d s

steve iurgens fonaduioc,

fin

f r a t e r n a l cottage wi

feam/j

e a s t grand r a p i d s

ben Uimek

jeff

Kollen h a l l

il

m.iccloniels

Holland

rynn m.iher

Harrington, i l

cr.nig mnH mason

corey monsmn muskegon

Stephen mngg noiland

Holland

sophomore

f r a t e r n a l cottage

junior

sophomore holland

soiihomore

grand r a p i d s

Kollen Hall

eric nickels

senior

soutH Haven

Holland

joel petersen

junior

grand r a p i d s

Holland

jeff renz

junior

Holland

Holland

p.lnl stmt

junior

grand r a p i d s

grand r a p i d s

thompson

lansing

zackery vaudenberg grand r a p i d s

vnmlervelde

naperville,

il

erich vmravenswany okemos

kevin vnntimmeren east grand rapids

michnel vmiwieren Holland

mntthew

junior

f r a t e r n a l cottage

senior

Holland

junior

f r a t e r n a l cottage

senior

Columbia a p a r t m e n t s

sophomore

Kollen Hall

senior Holland

vriesengn

grand rapxds

Washington

scHnectady, ny

tifiron

senior

f r a t e r n a l cottage

jeff mnMer

fruter

junior

Holland

Holland

mssell metcnlf

joihithnn

jnnior

f r a t e r n a l cottage

senior

jenison

nnilrew

junior

Holland

sophomore

east l a n s i n g

Stephen hrnsemnn naperville,

senior

Holland

vvoiig

grand rapxds

sophomore

f r a t e r n a l cottage

senior f r a t e r n a l cottage

junior

grand r a p i d s

Irian ncBoff

freshman

dark heacom

freshman

e a s t grand r a p i d s s a u l t s t . marie

chnstofiher

a/me

y o r k , pa

michael feyen e a s t grand r a p i d s

grog kilhy

scott Hall

sojihomore

Kollen H a l l

freshman scott Hall

sojihomore

Kollen H a l l

plymoufn

inike lailcl

sojihomore

Kollen H a l l

jackson

jeremy

kollen Hall

nickels

freshman

aaron petersen

freshman

soutH Haven

grand r a p i d s

scott

mmpsa

grand r a p i d s

chris nitan

scott Hall

kollen Hall

freshman kollen Hall

freshman

ann a r b o r

kollen Hall

steve ryiima

freshman

tlavicl stmt

freshman

Holland

grand r a p i d s

jeremy

vanderherg

freshman

vanclerwaald

sojihomore

grand r a p i d s

matt

kollen Hall

kollen Hall

petoskey

dan wikens

shannon, i l

kollen Hall (collen H a l l

sophomore

durfee Hall

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tins till

- richardson

amy austin

senior

gaytord

jncquelyn

kappa c h i c o t t a g e

billiard

mecosta

heather

cover dale

kris ten

elsholz

portage

dundee

erin

holland

cook h a l l

soiihoinore kappa c n i c o t t a g e

faulk

p l a i n c i t y , oh

Jennifer

george

midland

kris tin

senior

sqp/iomorc

kotman

holland

soiihoinorc

kappa c n i c o t t a g e

senior

kappa c h i c o t t a g e

sofyhoniore

d e u t s c h e s haus

mercedes mervenne

senior

teresa musselman

junior

west o l i v e st.

louis

lynae

nagelkirk

zeeland

moihi

ihisir

jerusalem, i s r a e l

akiia

ofori-mensa

Plymouth

holland

kappa ch\ c o t t a g e

junior

kappa ch\ cottage

senior holland

sofihrnore

gilmore h a l l

amy otteson

sqihoinore

Joanne

soiihoinorc

mt. vernon, or

randinitis

Plymouth

karen

randinitis

Plymouth

ashli

simpson

Charlevoix

d u m f r i e s , va

snyder

east j o r d a n

kristi

steketee

holland

Jennifer

macomb

senior holland

casey saggers kari

pnelps h a l l

gilmore h a l l

gliesman

junior

kappa chi cottage

sqihomore

cook h a l l

senior

kappa c h i c o t t a g e

senior

holland

soiihoinorc

cook h a l l

shannon jtiengst libertyvxlle,

il

soiihomore

kimberly

sqyhoinorc

sanford

Sister Act

2 6 6 Kappa Delta Chi Sorority

cook h a l l

donna maupin northville

Joining together in a f u l l - g r o u p hug, K a p p a Chi m e m b e r s take some quality time out for bonding during a spring formal. The formal dance provided a chance for new m e m b e r s to enj o y the b e n e f i t s of full m e m b e r s h i p as w e l l as sisterhood. (Photo Courtesy of Teresa Musselman)

freshman

richardson

gilmore Hall pnelps h a l l


cooper - mccune 3/)(-)/XJCOfePt?

ben cooper

grand rapids

john

junior

vorhees hall

donnelly

senior

holland

crmg tommola albany, ny

holland

sqfVio/riorc voorhees

mark stubbs

senior

richland

ntlfim

heers/jink

holland

nickolns

goodrich

leckow

michnel mccune

ÂŁ

dimmondale

holland

freshmnn

cosmopolitan hall

freshmnn

.. scott hall

junior

mast cottage

to last a Ifctimc the men of the s m a l l e s t f r a t e r n i t y join t o g e t h e r to u n i t e h i s t o r y , t r a d i t i o n and c h a n g e Fraternity has a big heart and

i n g s as o u r c a n o e t r i p a n d H o m e c o m i n g b r i n g all the p a s t a n d p r e s e n t m e n of K n i c k e r b o c k e r

bold character. T h e g r o u p h a s h a d p l e n t y of

together." C o m p e n s a t i n g for the small size can m e a n

t i m e to m a t u r e i n t o the o r g a n i -

joining forces with other organizations and

in n u m b e r , the K n i c k e r b o c k e r

amanda

^ WUM SLjflHH g. black

z a t i o n of b i g h e a r t s . " T h e m e n of K n i c k e r b o c k e r h a v e b e e n c o m m i t t e d to c o m i n g t o g e t h e r in f e l l o w s h i p a n d

students across campus. " W e a l s o i n t e r a c t s o c i a l l y w i t h the c a m p u s in

p r e s e r v i n g the t h r e e i d e a s of m a n - i n t e l l e c t u a l , m o r a l a n d s o c i a l s i n c e 1909," s a i d j u n i o r n e w

' P a d d y M u r p h y . ' T h e s m a l l s i z e of t h e f r a t e r n i t y b r i n g s us t o g e t h e r in a w a y n o t m a n y f r a t e r n i t i e s

active Mike M c C u n e . C o m m i t t e d to h e l p i n g t h o s e a r o u n d t h e m , t h e

do." T h e s m a l l s i z e of t h e g r o u p h a s a l l o w e d t h e m e n to f o r g e f r i e n d s h i p s that will last a l i f e t i m e .

g r o u p of m e n d o e s n o t s h r i n k b a c k in the b a c k g r o u n d ; t h e y get out a c r o s s c a m p u s a n d r a i s e social awareness a m o n g students. T h r o u g h a n n u a l s e r v i c e e v e n t s s u c h as the A I D S R e a l i t y C o n c e r t a n d the M D A C a n D r i v e , K a p p a E t a N u h a s e d u c a t e d the s t u d e n t s of the C o l l e g e on i s s u e s t h a t a f f e c t m a n y p e o p l e . H e l d in t h e f a l l , the R e a l i t y C o n c e r t w a s not r e t i c e n t in dealing with current issues. Students could read a b o u t r i s k y b e h a v i o r s a n d e v e n h a v e an a n o n y m o u s test t o s t o p t h e s p r e a d of A I D S . In an a n n u a l e v e n t , t h e K n i c k s hit c a m p u s to gather money for Jerry's Kids one 10-cent soda c a n at a t i m e . T h e f u n d - r a i s e r s are p a r t of w h a t c o n t i n u e t h e t r a d i t i o n of the K n i c k e r b o c k e r F r a t e r n i t y â&#x20AC;&#x201D; t h e s i z e a l s o p l a y s a f a c t o r . It n e v e r d i m i n i s h e s the spirit of t h e m e n in b l a c k a n d r e d . " A l t h o u g h K H N is the s m a l l e s t f r a t e r n i t y o n c a m p u s , w e still h a v e m a n y t r a d i t i o n s a n d activities," said M c C u n e . " S u c h alumi gather-

a n n u a l p a r t i e s s u c h as ' K n i c k or T r e a t , ' a n d

" W e a r e all so c l o s e k n i t t e d t h a t w e are b e s t f r i e n d s w i t h e a c h o t h e r a n d that is w h a t is g r e a t a b o u t K n i c k e r b o c k e r , " said f r e s h m a n n e w a c t i v e Jason Dykert. Blessed with four new members, Kappa Eta N u h a s g r o w n s i g n i f i c a n t l y to n i n e m e m b e r s a n d h o p e s t o k e e p g r o w i n g at a s t e a d y p a c e . T h e s t r e n g t h of the o r g a n i z a t i o n h a s h a d a p o s i t i v e i m p a c t on the o t h e r o r g a n i z a t i o n s a r o u n d c a m p u s . " K H N is a l w a y s c o m m i t t e d w i t h w o r k i n g w i t h the s c h o o l a n d the o t h e r f r a t e r n i t i e s to m a k e a p o s i t i v e e n v i r o n m e n t f o r all G r e e k o r g a n i z a t i o n s , " M c C u n e said. L a s t y e a r , t h e K n i c k s u n i t e d w i t h the A l p h a G a m m a Phi s o r o r i t y as b r o t h e r a n d sister. B o t h organizations thought their respective talents and attitudes were perfect matches. " O u r first full year with our sisters. A l p h a G a m m a P h i , w a s a w e l c o m e a d d i t i o n to the l o n g line of K n i c k e r b o c k e r t r a d i t i o n s . "

K a p p a Eta Nu Fraternity 2 6 7


akins

- Lilonde

meriitth

,tkins

sophomore

gross point farms

sxbs cottage

meSssa nltoljelli

senior

rochester, ny

Holland

co/is ta; ice Ixnhnsen

jnnior

Holland

beck cottage

fill beck

junior

greenville

sibs cottage

molly IjiIIkIc.iii

junior

petoskey

nhss.i I

battle creek

ross cottage

falsing

s<ir<i Uedsoe

rocHester Hills

junior

van drezer cottage

junior

sibs cottage

kem Ixhiws

sophomore

delrn Ixirr

sojihomorc

Holland

midland

snrnh bylsmn portage

ehznheth cnrcl lansing

gilmore Hall Kollen Hall

senior

Holland

senior

Holland

trucly Castillo

senior

eliznbeth colhns

senior

san juan, puerto rico ... cavanaugH apts.

muskegon

hillnry fmth

libertyville, il

mincly fischer midland

Stephanie frenks zeeland

mnndy try plymoutn

mcole govananH jackson

lisa goodin

rocHestor Hills

kon gfabow muskegon

melissn hall

grand rapids

trena hetHey lansing

kirs ten hemnch Plymouth

elisaheth heneveld grandville

juhc holwercla wheaton, \l

sheri hoving

grand rapias

andrea johnson frankfort

Jessica joynt greenville

kathryn kahlcr Huasonville

rehecca karrow glen ellyn, il

angela kilpatnck truitport

cathleen king east Jordan

trystin ktennan Holt

carrie koop Holland

emily lalonde sanford

2 6 8 S i g m a Iota Beta S o r o r i t y

Holland

senior

Holland

sophomore

cook Hall

junior

beck cottage

senior

Holland

sojihomorc

Kollen Hall

senior

mayors cottage

junior

sibs cottage

junior

steffens cottage

sojihomorc

kollen hall

senior

Holland

senior

Holland

senior

parkview apartments

junior

college east

junior

beck cottage

junior

sibs cottage

junior

college east

junior

cook Hall

junior

sibs cottage

junior COOK

Hall

junior

van drezer cottage

junior

beck cottage

junior

Holland


Urzelere

lis.i Inrzelere omaha, ne

kencka in.ilom chicago hts., il

kclhc mox

holland

senior

mi aland

holland

owosso

rockford, ii

knthleen liley grand rapids

gfiui rowe portage

nnne schrock mason Tarmington hills

snrnh s tids tr.i holland

amy strnsslxirger alto

montrose

stroh

vanessn tnnm perry

snrn vnnhoose greenville

Suzanne velnzquez naperville, il

knthryn w.iara

sophomore junior

sibs cottage

junior

holland

senior

junior

beeuwkes cottage

junior

cook hall

junior

sibs cottage

junior

sibs cottage

senior

williamston

holland

mchnel wngner

senior

greenville, oh

sara warber jenison

kelli liergguetz

fort wayne, in

holland

junior

van drezer cottage

freshman

kollen hall

sarah hshop

sojihomore

tara Uacquiere

sojihomore

lanrie chahfoux

freshman

maria cipolone

freshman

dewitt

Caledonia

fort wayne, in fort wayne, in

jenny dukes hastings

anne houseworth alanson

menheth huizinga comstock park

Kollen hall

kollen hall

kollen hall

dykstra hall

sojihomore

kollen hall

freshman

gilmore hall

freshman scott hall

kelly Uein

sojihomore

peggy Uott

sojihomore

dewitt

Kollen hall

Ralamazoo

Kollen hall

anclrea kofiacz coldwater

freshman

dykstra hall

Christine lutz

freshman

lexie oos ting

sojihomore

rochester, ny

spring lake

kalamazoo

senior

sibs cottage

holland

diznlieth

marshal!

hall

kollen hal

Stephanie stie0er

amher witt

junior COOK

junior

stevensville

royal oak

Kollen hall

schrier cottage

mollie schotlorf

amanda nryor

sonhoinorc

beck cottage

hasiett

jen iiolsgrove

senior

parkview apartments

junior

sarn rye

lansing

ji n nor

Clinton, ny

hillnry reyengn

knstina iiecora

g\lmore hall

tiljljy nochert

holly retlewski

m

sophomore holland

Jessica o wet is

-

junior

van drezer cottage

senior

midland

r

- |jry or

kollen hall

Kollen hall

freshman

van vleck hall

freshman

dykstra hall

junior

college east apartments

freshman

dykstra

S i g m a Iota Beta S o r o r i t y 2 6 9


cirtrritin - timmer

eliznljeth nrtmnn lokeport

erin

gobies

to/roue

megan lje.itty grand rapids

julie lieglin marshall

knren Ijhntt warren

megan

kalamazoo

rebeckn cook holland

shana deavia

farmington hills

roliyn clisselkocn rockford

rebecca edema grand rap\ds

clizabeth fotkert hudsonville

Stephanie gebhardt pentwater

laura gilison

grand blanc

janeen gfpson rochester, ny

genanne hays williamston

rachel hitlegonds ada

emily holleheek grand rapids

julie Moving

oak brooK, il

rmiry hoyt

grand blanc

amanda klapp south haven

kelcee koestner richland

ahigail kuiper grand haven

hcidi lienesch muskegon

jessicn luecht

germantown, wi

kate macdoivels holland

amanda matthews ft. wayne, in

krista meden elkhart, in

emily nieuwsma grand haven

sophomore

Kollen hall

junior

sigma cottage

junior

holland

sonhouiorc

kollen hall

junior

holland

sophomore

kollen hall

senior

holland

junior

welmers cottage

junior

de graaf cottage

junior

cook hall

sophomore

kollen hall

junior

sigma cottage

sophomore

Kollen hall

senior

sigma cottage

senior

holland

junior

sigma cottage

junior

sigma cottage

senior

holland

senior

holland

senior

holland

junior

holland

junior

cook hall

sojjhomore

Kollen hall

junior

sigma cottage

sophomore

Kollen hall

junior

de graaf cottage

junior COOK

hall

junior

cook hall

Christine orejuela

sophomore

rachel paiSHa

sojihomore

grand rapids jenison

gjna pellento ada

karen pinch holland

shannon jiowell

Kollen hall Kollen hall

junior

sigma cottage

senior

holland

junior

northvifle

welmers cottage

keely reynolds

sojjhomore

may field, ky

kelly rogers

western springs, il

antlrea rossi

oak brook, il

sara slagh

grand rapids

andrea speers kalamazoo

Jessica thomas littleton, co

elizaljeth timmer holland

2 7 0 Sigma Sigma Sorority

kollen hall

senior

holland

senior

holland

senior

holland

sojjhomore

kollen hall

junior

de graaf cottage

sojjhomore

kollen hall

*


trn vis

waller

hofxtcolcgc

f. '

m - n

mcole trnvis okemos

tara wagiier

palos neights, il

maryellen ward laura wendt holland

Jessica west

frankenmuth

colleen

senior senior

freshman

phelps hall

sophomore

Kollen hall

battle creek

kollen hall

hudson\alle

vicksburg

freshman

kollen hall

sophomore

welmers cottage

kathryn ienz

freshman

mainly momson

freshman

glenview, il coldwater

shamikn myers

indianapolis, in

niles

senior

holland

freshman

kati hoffman

megan waller

Kollen hall

ellis

melissa gpodyke

holland

sonhoinorc

holland

sarah Ixichinger

freshman

de graaf cottage

senior

zeeland

freshman

senior

villa park, il west Chester, oh

kathenne rahe

ji n nor

sigma cottage

Jennifer woodhains katie alverson

hilary peterson

Kollen hall

v<ii rn vens w.my

portage

Jacksonville, il

sophomore

traverse city

mefssa

kollen hall

dykstra hall

freshman

phelps hall

dykstra

dykstra

freshman scott

time jjpm fice

Story Time Proclaiming the story of Sigma Sigma, j u n i o r s E m i l y H o l l e b e e k and Stephanie Gebhardt drift by the stained glass of Dimnent Chapel. As the oldest sorority on c a m p u s , the Sorosis Society has seen the campus grow and expand to the home it is today. (PR Photo)

ilia

Sigma Sigma Sorority

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Staff

"Working on the Milestone was a great experience. It was a great opportunity to get involved on campus while dealing with other students as well as faculty. I also had a great time bonding with the staff and will treasure the memories." — A n n i e S. J a k o s z , First Semester Student Life and Academics Editor "Working on the Milestone taught me valuable lessons. Sometimes, making progress seemed impossible, but I kept going. I thank God for the talents needed to produce this book, and I hope you, the reader, enjoy the results." — C a r l Bussema III, Second Semester Student Life and Academics Editor "Being a part of the Milestone means that it must be something one wants to do. It was a team effort! I love the team 1 was a part of and individuals that made it up. Thank you for all the awesome jokes, quotes and memories-they will be cherished forever!"

— E r i c a N. Perez, Co-Greeks and Groups Editor

— S h a n n o n R. Gould, Co-Greeks and Groups Editor

"Having been a part of the Milestone throughout my time at Hope, finishing this book is a proud but sad time. All the friendships and accomplishments this experience has provided, will always be a part of who | I am as I begin my new role as a representative for 1 Walsworth." - A n t h o n y C. Perez. First Semester Co-Editor in Chief. Photo Editor and Page Designer

" I ' m happy I made the Milestone a part of my first year at Hope. I worked with such a wonderful staff. This great opportunity provided me with a way to meet people, as well learning about the college. Thanks to all my writers and the co-editors. I could not have done it without you."

"Of the five yearbooks that I have been a part of, this one was the most difficult. It stretched my limits and taught more than anything else I have done. I can't say > every moment was a blast, but it was one of the most! important years in my life. The people, as always, made it all worth it."

"I don't think I met a single deadline all year, and two of my stories were lost over the summer, but with a bunch of crazy people like us, what did I really expect?"

— K o r t n e y Diane Niles, People Editor

— A m a n d a G. Black, Co-Editor in ChieJ

"I enjoyed being the sports editor because it allowed me to work with the rest of the editors. We have created a lot of memories together and I wish next year's staff the best of luck."

"The past few years on staff has taught me so much, h has taught me more about who I am, how to work as a team with others, how to overcome problems, and to carry on in the mist of it all. Many times I wondei why I do it, and I know that the only reason can be that I truly love it." —Nikclle E. Johnson, Second Semester Co-Editor in Chief Business Manager and Layout Editor

— K i m b e r l y S. Richardson, Sports Editor

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Dinner Break Finishing off the day well, the Milestone staff enjoys dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe of Chicago. The staff spent a weekend in Chicago for the National Media Convention to gain ideas and learn from professionals about yearbook production. (Photo by Nikelle Johnson) Settling Down Filing into their seats, the staff prepares to the hear keynote speaker, columnist Bob Green, at the annual convention in Chicago. The group spent the weekend bonding through fun and learning. (Photo by Nikelle Johnson)

Contributing Staff Beth Bailey, Photographer and Staff Writer Lindsay Beckner, Computer Assistant and Web Page Designer Christy Colbrunn, Layout Designer Emily Gisleson, Staff Writer Justin Grobe. Computer Assistant and Web Page Designer Jeff Howard, Computer Assistant Peter Kim, Copy Editor Amy Otteson, Photographer and Developer Jamie Raabe, Staff Writer Brandy Schenck, Business Assistant and Staff Writer Kelly Beth Yager, Staff Writer and Indexer

Contributors . 4- .

n Miriam Beyer Stacey Bog.ird Troy Davis Kate Folkeit Jodie Grabill Amy-Lynn Halvorson Dan Hansen Jennifer James Dana Lamers Sara E. Lamers Paul Loodecn Andrew Lot?.

i Jessica McCombs Daniel B, MeCue Mike "Norm" MeCnne Laura Mihailof Dave Sehrier Sally Smils Nicole Travis Noah Tucker Heather Wesp Glyn Williams Noelle Wood Michael Zuidema

Photographers Nicole DeChclbor Jonathan Muenk Drew McCulley Josh Neucks Amber Prass Sul jan Stevens

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Milestone Staff

Piled High The remenants of the return of the 1997 Milestone sit outside of the Student Union Desk. Selling more copies than any book before, that edition took home a 1997 National Yearbook Pacemaker Finalist Award from the A s s o i c a t e d Collegiate Press. (Photo by Nikelle Johnson)

Overheard "Can we have a booster seat? Our friends gotta drive." -Anthony about Nikelle "Bee legs are really short: I know that from experience." -Annie "It's the Chicken Store." -Nikelle in Chicago "Can I touch your slinky? -Anthony "Does your bed fart?" -Annie "Oh, my camera strap, it's almost like a noose." -Shannon "I'm not coaching Carl through Lamaze." -Amanda "Nikelle, I can take my shirt off dude." -Erica "The basement of DePree?" -Nikelle "I'm hungry." -Nikelle "I don't like being outsmarted by a computer." -Carl "Why can't I think when I save?" -Nikelle "Lizard, lizard..." -Nikelle and Amanda "1 always thought you were crazy, now I am one of you." -Jessica

"You don't have to keep track of your roomate because you live with her." -Shannon to Nikelle "I'm going to play with myself in the darkroom." -Amy "Ok, that's the dumbest thing I've ever said." -Amanda "I get to dress like a leach." -Brandy "I never thought I'd say this, but get her foot out of your mouth." -Amanda to Anthony "We should just cut his legs off." -Amanda "Graduation is not a good time to cut someone's legs off." -Carl "Oh, poopy, I should set this up as a thingamabob." -Nikelle "You don't look wierd, I'm just used to you." -Amanda to Nikelle "Hey, She's going to shoot someone." -Tulip Time Tourist to Nikelle "Excuse me, we're just lusting after Taco Bell." -Anthony "Next time we go on a field trip we need to take the quote book." -Shannon

Many Thanks The Anchor Staff Board of Trustees Business Office Brenda Brewer Lori Mulder Linda Rater ink C.l.T. Steven DeJong Rebecca VanDyke Maria Tapia Pauline Rosenboom Brad Bouwkamp David Elesbury Copy Center Staff Betty Dolley Federal Express

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Hope Geneva Bookstore Staff Kletz Staff Joint Archives Staff Mail Room Staff Andrew Huisman Physical Plant Staff Michelle Heard Public Relations Tom Renner Greg Olgers Kathy Miller Karen Bos Public Safety Staff Student Congress Approprations Student Development

Richard Frost Julie Goebel Derek Emerson Anne Bakker-Gras Louise Shumaker D. Wesley Poythress Sue Frost Lori Bouwman Cindy Vogelzang Kathy Waterstone Student Union Desk Staff Transportation Shelly Van Loo ...and anyone else we may have forgotten.


Dear Readers, M a n y h o u r s , m a n y d a y s a n d m a n y m o n t h s are b e h i n d us. W e n e v e r t h o u g h t t h i s task w o u l d e n d . A s w e sit h e r e f i n a l s w e e k ( t h e t h i r d o n e s i n c e w e b e g a n ) , w e o n c e a g a i n w o n d e r h o w w e m a n a g e d to b a l a n c e e v e r y t h i n g . T h i s b o o k w a s o n e of c o n s t a n t c h a n g e . N o o n e e l s e w h o w o r k e d on t h i s b o o k is still h e r e . T h e y h a v e e a c h m o v e d o n to s o m e t h i n g e l s e , but y e t w e s t a y e d . W h e t h e r a m a t t e r of p r i d e , t h o r o u g h n e s s , o r f i n i s h i n g w h a t w e s t a r t e d , w e s t u c k ! w i t h t h i s b o o k . It s e e m e d l i k e it w o u l d n e v e r g e t d o n e . In the b e g i n n i n g e v e r y t h i n g l o o k e d w o n d e r f u l . W e w e r e e x c i t e d a b o u t w h a t w e c o u l d d o w i t h a f r e s h c l e a n s l a t e . B u t in the e n d , t h a t ' s not w h a t h a p p e n e d . A l o n g the w a y , m a n y p r o m i s e s m a d e to us w e r e b r o k e n . T h i s b o o k t a u g h t us w h o m w e c o u l d t r u s t a n d w h o m w e c o u l d n ' t . S o m e g r e a t e d i t o r s s t e p p e d in a n d t o o k o v e r p o s i t i o n s t h e y n e v e r t h o u g h t t h e y w o u l d h a v e to d o . T h e t w o of us a l s o f i l l e d r o l e s w e n e v e r d r e a m e d w e w o u l d h a v e to. In s t e p p i n g u p w e g a t h e r e d p i c t u r e s , d e s i g n e d s e c t i o n s , f o u n d i n f o r m a t i o n a n d o r g a n i z e d the m o n s t e r o u s w o r k e f f o r t that s e e m e d i m p o s s i b l e t o d o . T h i n g s w e r e ten t i m e s m o r e d i f f i c u l t s i n c e w e h a d to f i n d o u r p l a c e in all of t h i s . W e a l s o f o u g h t an u n s t a b l e a t m o s p h e r e w i t h c h a n g i n g e d i t o r s , a d v i s o r s , a n d r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s at W a l s w o r t h . W e k n o w t h a t t h i s b o o k i s n ' t p e r f e c t , t h e r e are a l w a y s w a y s to i m p r o v e t h i n g s . B u t w e d i d o u r b e s t w i t h w h a t w e h a d . W e w a n t e d to i n c l u d e m o r e g r o u p s a n d g i v e b e t t e r c o v e r a g e to t h o s e i n c l u d e d . C o v e r i n g m o r e e v e n t s a n d a c t i v i t i e s c o u l d h a v e m a d e t h e b o o k b e t t e r . F o r t h e s e c o n d t i m e a r o u n d in A c a d e m i c s , w e w a n t e d c u r r e n t p i c t u r e s of the d e p a r t m e n t s , y e t the o n e s w e s t r u g g l e d to t a k e s e e m e d to .

d i s a p p e a r . But, t h e r e is a l w a y s n e x t y e a r . T h r o u g h o u t t h e o r d e a l , o u r v i s i o n f o r i m p r o v e m e n t n e v e r s e e m e d to d i e . W e c o n s t a n t l y c a m e u p w i t h w a y s to m a k e t h i n g s b e t t e r . W e l o o k f o r w a r d to b e i n g a b l e to e n h a n c e the 1 9 9 9 b o o k . B e h i n d the s c e n e s t h e r e w e r e t h o s e w h o s u p p o r t e d us, l i s t e n e d to us, a n d k e p t us going. T h a n k you, parents, f r i e n d s and r o o m m a t e s . Y o u r helping hands and

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Special Thanks Leadership, vision and inspiration are all a part of Anne Bakker-Gras. As Director of Student Activities and the Milestone advisor, Anne led one of the best programs in the nation. Students were allowed to take risks, learn at their own pace and do what they needed to do to get the job done. Always there to lend a helping hand, Anne assisted with the growth and improvement of many organizations. As an advisor the programs she led worked towards reaching their potential. Campus is not the same as it was before Anne came. Things have changed. New Member Education was revamped, the Milestone formed a staff, Nykerk and Pull continued their tradition, SAC brought home numerous awards, and leaders were able to sharpen their skills at the Leadership Workshop every fall. Her legacy of leadership will live on in each of the lives she touched and worked with. A perfect example of leadership as a lifestyle, Anne enabled the current student leaders to become leaders for the rest of their lives. That unique gift has made campus a much better place. Anne, you will be missed as you head off to pursue other things in life. Thanks for the lessons you taught us. You are an inspiration to all. Relaxation Anne BakkerGras enjoys the w e a t h e r and the music at Spring Fling. Her guidance with SAC launched many successful and memorable events. (Photo by Shannon Gould;

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Aalderink. Robin 222 Aardema, Joe 205 Abbas, Geoffrey 100, 209 Abott, Lee K 74 Achatz, Thomas J 124, 78 Adamski, Kathleen 74 Adamski. M i c h a e l . . 83, 99, 256 Adamson, Hollie 216 Adamson, Jon 35, 216 Adloff, Brian 91, 133, 265 Adloff, Julie 209 Adomat, Merideth 100 Agheana, Ion 66 Ahmad, Dennis 87, 92, 252 Ahmed, Khurram 222 Akins, Meridith 27, 88, 222, 268 Albers, Lindsay 100, 222 Albertson, Adam . 88, 133, 263 Albrecht, David 83, 256 Alcohol Issues Matter 106 Alderman, Lara 100, 234 Alef, Christopher. 87, 133,134, 253 Alexander, Jennie D 39, 234 Allen, Kristin 255 Allers, Cherie 100 Alles, Steve 234 Alles, Tim 127, 1 3 3 , 2 0 9 66 Allis, James Allison, Robert 87, 138, 222, 252 Alpha G a m m a Phi Sorority.. 20, 81, 251, 267 Alpha Kappa Pi 78, 249 Alpha Phi Omega 78, 248 Alpha Theta Chi 85, 255 Altobelli, Melissa M. ... 88, 178, 268

Alvarez-Ruf, Hersilia 66 Alverson, Katie 91, 271 Alvesteffer, Elizabeth.. 149, 222 Amlotte, Jeff "Spanky" D. ... I I , 178, 183 Ammeraal, Douglas 234 Anchor 118 Anders, Sarah 27, 100,222 Andersen, Janet 66 Anderson, Cari 234 Anderson, Elizabeth .... 100, 222 Anderson, Frances R 178 Anderson, Lisa 234 Anderson, Matthew 88, 133, 166, 222, 262 Anderson, Michael 100, 222 Anderson, Scott 249 Anderson, Timothy S. ... 83, 234 Anderson, William K 49, 70 Andre, Maria Claudia 66 Andresen, Bradley T. . 123, 178, 248 Andrews, Dana 222 Andrews, Njord ... 114, 209, 262 Annen, Ed 162, 234 Apol, Andrea 222 Arcadian Fraternity 86, 252 Aries, Michael E 209 Amett, Chad 133, 234 Arnold, Molly 83 Arnold, Sam 243 Amoys, Marc 209 Artman, Elizabeth 9 1 , 2 2 2 , 270 Arwady, Meredith 157, 222 Aschbrenner, Charles 74 Ash, Allison 17, 9 9 , 2 2 2 Asp, Mary Elizabeth 234 Assink, Stacey 209 Atallah, Bassam 79, 249 74 Atkins, Priscilla Atomic Fireballs 46 Atwell, Ryan 222 Auer, Kathryn G 178 Augumgher, Troy 154, 181 91, 264 Auriemma, Anthony Austin, Amy 266 Awad, Ellen 195 Awadallah, Ali 256

Baar, Kent 234 Babcock, Maggie 209 Bacon, Ben 138 Baer, Marc 64 Bahnsen, Constance .... 209, 268 Bailey, Dina M 178 Bailey, Elizabeth . 100, 222, 273 Bair, Nathaniel C... 79, 222, 248 Baker, Elizabeth ... 80, 209, 250 Baker, Jennifer 222 Baker, Jessica 222 Baker, Judy 66 Baker, Mark 209 Baker Scholars 126 Bakker, Emily 137 Bakker, Kristina M 70, 178 Bakker-Gras, Anne... 2 8 , 4 4 , 4 6 , 74, 103, 115,274, 275 Balcerski, Michelle 248 Baldino, Angela 234 Baldwin Scaparro, Ross 133,

222 Ball, Courtney Ball, Wesley Ballard, Paul J 166, Bandstra, Barry Bandstra, Jon Banett, Michelle Bangert, Alexis 76, Bannick, Cynthia. 149, 169, Barber, Lisa Barber-Gibson, Karen Barbier, Kate Bareman, Steven Barendse, Sarah Barnes, Angie Barnes, Katherine M Barnes, Michael Bamett, Michelle 100,

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Barney, Chris 61 Barnhart, Glenda M. ... 100, 222 Barr, Karen 70 Barragan-Kelly, Alexandra .. 79, 209 Barrone, Erin 91, 270 Barry, Ann M 95, 178 Bartlett, Lisa... 84, 99, 2 2 2 , 2 6 0 Bartley, Jackie 74 Barton, Julie 84, 100, 261 Barton, Kelly 80, 209, 250 Baseball 173 Bash, Brent 127, 209 Basketball 172 Bass, Ryan 234 Bateman, Sean 162, 234 Bates, Erin 234 Bates, Jeff 112 Bauer, Anjanette ... 79, 1 0 0 , 2 4 8 Bauer, David 234 Baumann, Katie 157, 234 Baumann, Matt 209 262 Bays, Chad Bays, Jeff 142 Bazan, Kevin A 222 Bazuin, Doug 236 Beachum, Kristi 149, 234 Beacom, Clark.... 91, 162, 170, 265 Beal, Dwight 73 Beals, Rowene 73 Beard, Brooke N 100, 234 Beatty, Megan 91, 270 Beaudoin, Rachel 234 Beaux Arts Ball 7, 46, 112 Beaver, Chad 133, 234 Beaver, David 83, 209, 256 178, 262 Becher, James E Beck. Jill 88, 209, 268 Becker, Eric J 178 Beckman, Erin 26 Beckman, Shirley 68 Beckman, Suzanne 100, 234 Beckner, Kristen M 178 Beckner, Lindsay 100, 234, 273 Becks, Ann 100, 234 Bednarick, Tracy L 178, 184 Beedell, Brian 133, 234 Beglin, Julie 91, 222, 270 Bekkering, Tim 40, 70, 209 Belill, Nick 88, 263 Bell, Albert 64 Bellanger, Mary B 178 Benedict, Pinckney 74, 211 Bengelink, Paul 222 Bennett, Nicole 61, 236 Bennink, Jill 222 Benson, Angela 209 Benson, Tim 146 Benson, Timothy 222 Bentivolio, Kristin 234 Benzenberg, Diana 70 Berdasono, Andrew 222 Bereke, Paul 166 Berg, Erik 83, 158, 257 Bergguetz, Kelli 88, 269 Berghorst, Katherine ... 141, 222 Berglund, Jessica J 234 Bergsma, Clayton 91, 138, 264 Berhardt, Rebecca 209 Berke, Paul 146, 222 Berlin, Carrie 222 Bernhardy, Christopher . 87, 252 234 Besselsen, Dan Beuge, Jermey 21 Beukelman, Alison J 178 Beyer, Miriam K. . 119,178,273 Beyerlen, Reid 222

Bhatt, Karen K 91, 178, 270 Biagini, Nick 133 Bicknell, Jessie R 178 Bigelow, Rachel 100, 234 Billideau, Molly K 88, 268, 209 Binkley, Kara 157, 234 Bishop, Eric 154, 222 88, 269 Bishop, Sarah Bitterburg, Stacy 100, 234 Black, Amanda G 116,209, 272, 275 Black, Jessica 100, 209 Black, Kyle 209, 223 Blacquiere, Tara .... 99, 165, 269 Blaising, Alissa 268 Blankenspoor, Harvey 61 Bledsoe, Heather 88, 234 Bledsoe, Sara 88, 209, 268 Bloemers, Kyle .... 26, 100, 184, 234 Blom, Rebecca 83, 209 Blood, Daryl K 209 Blundy, Melissa 100, 234 Bodenbender., Brian 64 Boerema, Dave 234 Boersma, Bryan 99, 222 Boersma, Paul 73 Boeve, Kayleen 234 Bogard, Jeremy P. 146, 179 Bogard, Kermey 166 Bogard, Stacy L. .. 119,179,273 Boggess, Allyson 12, 234 Bollinger, Chad 158, 222 Bolo, Lauri 209 Bolo, Lindsey M. . 20, 84, 179, 260 Bolt, Robin 32, 209 Bolt, Sarah-Jean 100, 234 Bolte, Sage 209 Bolton, Bradley R. 87, 179, 252 Bombe, Michelle 70 Bongiomo, Jenette 41, 100,222 Bonnema, Laura M 65, 179 Boodt, Bryan W. 179 Borden, Stacy 235, 247 Bos, Amy N 222 Bos, Dan 128, 234 Bos, Karen 74, 274 Bos, Kimberly 29, 209 Bosman, C. Jon 179 Boss, Carley 84, 209, 260 Boss, Jenny 209 Boss, Mark 91, 264 Boss, Megan 99 Bosscher, Sara 100, 234 Bostelaar, Jill 209, 212 Botke, Mican 25 Boucher, Jeff 91 Boucher, Jeffrey 209, 264 Boudreau, Tim 60 Boulis, Angela 209 Bouma, Brooke 91, 209 Bouma-Prediger, Steven 50, 68, 235 Bouton, Howdy 222 Bouwens, Thomas 222 Bouwkamp, Abraham 73 Bouwkamp, Brad 274 Bouwman, Lori 74, 274 Bouws, Kerri 88, 222, 268 Bovenkerk, Michelle 234 Bowens, Thome 154 Bowling, Letty 100, 222 Boyer, Rodney 61 Brackenridge, Carabeth 169, 234 Bradford, Mary 235 Brady, Allen 61 Brain, Greg 133


Brake, Judy 68 83, 257 Bramble, Matt Branch, Eric John .. 84, 133, 254 Branderhorst, John .. 57, 83, 99 Brandkamp, John William3, 235 Brandt, Robert 210 Brax, Megan 26, 83, 92, 99, 100 Bray, Mark 150 Breen, Rachel 210 Bremer, Lara S 179 Bremer, Sara E 180 Brenner, Steve E. 154, 180, 210 Breaker, Lisa 100, 235 Breukink, Kirk 83, 256 Brewer, Brenda 70 Brewer, Krista A 68 260 Brewer, Krista M Brickner, Jon 95, 210, 212 Bride, Matt 88, 133, 263 Brinks, Curtis 222 222 Brinks, Michael Brinson, Tawny 100, 222 Brisbo, Marcus 79, 248 Brock, Laurie 70 Brock, Sarah N 222 Brockmeier, Jonathan R 79, 180, 248 Brodin, Terin 235 Brokinic, Kirk 210 Brondyke, Kristin 100, 235 Bronkhurst, Kevin 235 Brooks, Ena 210 Brouwer, Brenda 100, 236 Brouwer, Sigmund 34 Brower, Amy 137, 236 Brown, Anne Marie 66 Brown, Jon 210 Brown, Kristin 80, 250 Brown, Nathan 84, 92, 166, 254 Brown, Rebekah 83 Brown, Sarah 137, 222 Brown, Stacy J 149, 180 Brugger, Joshua 99, 223 Bruggers, Seth 20, 84, 100, 223, 254 Bruins, Tonia S 180 Bruns, Eric 236 25, 83, 256 Brunson, Matt Brust, Jeff 223 Bruwer, Josh R 180 Brya, Michael 162, 210, 262 Brzezinski, David W 96, 180 Buchanan, Court .... 51, 7 9 , 2 4 8 Buchinger, Sarah 91, 271 Buchler, Jed 25 Buckhout, Ben 3, 20, 208 Buckingham, J. P. 210, 252 Buckler, Meghan 236 Buckley, Margaret 70 Budd, Callie 99, 169,236 Buege, Jeremy Micah 223 Bullard, Jacquelyn K., 180, 248, 266 Bultema, Timothy 100, 236 Bultman, Baars 62 Burd, Dana 166, 236 Burdo, Aimee 223 Burgess, Jeff 154, 210 Burgun, Kevin J 181 Burk, Kara L 22, 223, 243 Bumatowska-Hledin, Maria.. 61 Burns, Anna 95, 124 Burr, D e b ra , . 8 8 , 141,210, 268 Burrsma, Darren 236 Bush, Kelly A 181 Bush, Paul 236 Bushouse, Steve 252 Bussema III, Carl 58, 116,

249, 272 Bussing, Sarah Butler, Katie Buwalda, Gina Buwalda, Kelly Buzly, Steve Byland, Ann Byland, Ellen J Bylsma, Sarah L 268 Bym, Mary Alice

223 100 83, 124 83, 99 236 99 65, 181 42, 92, 181, 100, 236

Cade, Victoria J,... 84, 181,260 Cain, Bruce 223 Caldwell, Cherith A 181 Caldwell, Christopher J 181 Caldwell, Daniel S 236 Calhoun, Katrina 236 Cameron, A.J 236 Cameron, Douglas 84, 223 Camp, Gary 70 Campbell, Rick 133 Campion, Ann-Marie .... 84, 95, 223, 260 Canan, Joshua 150, 223 134,236 Canfield, Lewis T. Cappa, Chris. 83, 99, 112, 256 Capps, Daniel K 20, 99, 181, 256 Card, Elizabeth A. 123, 181, 268 Carey, Jacqueline 58 100, 236 Carey, Teresa L Carlisle, Tom 5, 35 Carlson, Jeff A 181 Carlson, Kristin 153 Carlson, Patti 74 Carlson, Renee 153, 210 Carney, Casey S. . 107, 179, 181 Carpenter, Chase 133, 166 Carpenter, Jessica 145, 223 Carpenter, Katy 70 Carpenter, Sarah A 149, 181 Carter, Vickie 100, 236 Cassel, Matthew 118 Cassell, Tom 133 Castillo, Trudy 88, 268 Castino, Rex 137 Catel, Mylene 66 Catros, Sarah E 181, 260 Caulkins, Jeremy D 181 Centurian Fraternity 85, 255 Chalifoux, Laurie .. 88, 92, 269 Chamberlain, Kelly 99, 100, 223 Chambers, Michelle .... 112, 210 Chamot, Diana 210 Champaigne, Amy 18, 223 Chapel Choir 231 179, 236 Chapla, Erin Chapman, Jacqueline A 181 Chapman, Jason 100, 223 Chamin, Jonathan E. 20, 39, 62, 93, 99, 181,254 Chassee, Bradley 236 Chassee, Todd 210 Chelepis, Jennifer 237 Cherup, Sue 62 Childs, Garett 100, 166, 254 Chi Phi Sigma Fratemity86. 252 Chism, Katharine 100, 237 Chowning, Michelle 84, 100,

F o r m a l Setting President Jacobson reminisces with senior Dave Schrier at the senior banquet in April. For a night to remember the past four years and look forward, the class of '98 gathered in Phelps Dining Hall one last time to see how they had grown. (Photo by Johnathan Muenk) 261 Christel, Mark 74 Christie, Andrea 100, 237 Christopher, Adrienne .. 79, 248 Cindric, Katie 79, 248 Cipolone, Maria .. 88, 100, 269 Civest, Katie 100 Clancy, Patrick 133 Clapp, Megan 91, 157, 223, 270 Clark Hine, Darlene 40 Clark, Joe 97, 219 Clark, Michael 223 181 Clarke, Matthew R Clausen, David M 83, 181, 256 Clay, Kate 161 Clothesline Of Intolterance ... 37 Cloud, Courtney 100, 137 Cluster Rats 247 Coffey, Janelle 210 Coffmg, Bryce 210 Cogan, Leslie 80 Coghill, Ryan M 237 Cohen, William 64 Coke, Sara 80, 92, 223, 250 Colbrunn, Christy 116, 273 Coleman, Kathleen R 182 Colenbrander, Ellen 84, 100, 145, 174, 223,260 Collins, Christopher 83, 256 Collins, Elizabeth A . . . 123, 182, 268 Collins, Kimberly Ann 182, 196 Collman, Benjamin 91, 264 Comegys, Rachel 137 Community Day .... 5, 130, 215 Comstock, Janet C 182, 248 Conrad, Gretchen 79, 248 Conway, Colleen 74 Conway, Joan 61, 74 Cook, Benjamin A 182 Cook, Jeremy 237 Cook, Rebecka J.... 91, 182, 270 Cook Residence Hall 212 Cook, Ruby 223 Cook, Stephanie 237 Cooper, Ben 267 Cooper, G. Todd . 88, 133, 210, 262 Coopers, Joel 210

Coray, Phil 215 Comight, Sarah 210 Corstange, Todd 133, 237 Cosmopolitan Fraternity .. 3, 82, 256 Cota, Brandon 237 Cotts, Paul 162, 223 Couvreur, Elizabeth 210 Coverdale, Heather 87, 223, 266 Coy, Steven 138 Coyle, Brian 74 Craioveanu, Mihai 74 Cram, Nichole R 182 Cramer, Katie 237 Crask, Darin 84, 100,254 210 Cravolta, Corrinne Crawley, Seth 100, 210 Creighton, Mandy . 80, 99, 250 Crispin, Katie 115 Critical Issues Symposium.. 228 Crocker, Brian 88, 263 Cromquist, Leanne 237 Cronkite, Donald 61, 62 Cronkite, Joel 113 Cronquist, Leanne 141 Crottie, Jason 133, 237 Crotty, Dylan 91, 264 Cunningham, Ericka 223 Cunningham, Sherrie 237 Cuny, Lee Ann 100, 223 Cupery, Tim 146, 237 Currie, Chris 91 Currie, Christopher 265 Currie, Stephan 264 Currie, Steve 91 Curry, Earl 64 Curtis, Cory 170 Curtis, Stephen 79, 84, 248, 255

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210 123, 224 154, 210

Daly, Erin K 183, 82 Damhuis, Christina L. .. 95, 100, 224 Damstra, B.J... 91, 96, 224, 264 Danapilis, Christopher A 84, 100, 134,182, 254 Dandavati, Annie 68 Danek, Joshua 99, 237 Danford, Cloe Ann 66 Dangremond, Nicole 25, 84, 260 Daniel, Carl 99, 237 Datte, Tracy M 95, 182 Dattels, Christopher .... 154, 237 Davelaar, Kate 27, 100, 224 Davelaar, Tom 150 Davis, Audra J 100, 237 Davis, Blythe M 237 Davis, Erin 237 100, 237 Davis, Jenny Davis, Jill 210 Davis, Troy... 88, 170, 262, 182, 273 de Avila, Shana 91, 270 De Boer, Chris 212 de Forest, Angela D 96, 149,

182 De Haan, Elizabeth A. 137, 182 De Haan, Sander 66 De Haan, Sarah 100, 127 De Velder, Rebecca 210 De Young, Kirk 210 De Young, Kris 237 Dean, Aaron 138 DeBoer, Christopher C 182 DeBoer, Curtis 224 DeBoer, N. Todd 210 DeBruyn, Maxine 72, 124 Dechelbor, Nicole 119, 273 Deckinga, Gabriela 96 Deer, Kristy Jo 134,210 DeFeyter, Mark 70 DeFeyter, Melanie 210 DeGroot, Jeremiah J 237 DeHaan, Georgia 70 DeHaan, Renae L 182 DeHaan, Susan 210 Dehommel, Dave 133, 210 DeJong, Kristen 100, 237 DeJong. Matthew . 87, 210, 252 DeJong, Sheryl 70

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Progressive Dinner Members of the Bible study affectionately know as BOB enjoy desert at Stryker Cottage during a progressive dinner. Led by senior Lori Strehler, the group met for three years to study and grow in their faith and planned to continue after Strehler's gradation. (BOB Archives) DeJong. Steven 73, 274 DeKam. Deidre 224 DeKam, Rachel 169 DeKuiper, Brad .... 87, 210, 252 Delcalzo, John M. . 84, 182, 254 Delfino, Donnatella 66 Dell'Olio, Andrew 66 DeLong, Joellen 91, 224 DeLoof, Matt 99, 237 Delta Phi Sorority ... 42, 82, 258 Demaagel, Kurt 210 Demas, Brent M 182, 265 Demirale, Banu 224 Demitroff, Robin 100 Demshuk, Anna 84, 92, 210, 260 Den Uyl, Cory 210 Denelsbeck, Kevin 60 Dennis, Jennifer 100, 237 Dennis, Nicole 210 Denton, Elizabeth 28 253 Depuy, Mike Derby, Scott 146, 166 Dershem, Herb 60, 70 Derwenskus, Joy 255 DeVisser, Nathan 162, 237 DeVries, Amy 237 DeVries, Carrie L 182 DeVries, R e b e c c a . 39, 100,224 DeVries, Robert J 182 DeVrieze, Steven R.... 127, 158, 182 DeVaal, Jonathan 224 DeWitt, Jeff 224 DeWitt-Brinks, Dawn 60 DeWitte, Jonathan M 183 DeYoung, Dianne 70 DeYoung, Kevin 21, 95 De Young, Kristen 95, 237 De Young, Mary 66 De Young, Paul 74 De Young, Peter 216, 224 De Young, Robert 72 De Young, Trica 224 Dianis, Erika E 183, 284 Diaz, Brian D 183, 262 Dickie, Jane 74, 236 Dickinson, Zach 224

183 Dietz, Robert M. .. Dillbeck, Sara E. .. 183 Dillon, Dana 211 Dimnent Chapel ... 1,288 Disselkoen, Robyn 91, 187, 211, 270 Distance Learning Classroom 65 183 Do, Mimi H 183 Do, Tien D Do, Trieu .. 83, 99, 257 138 Dobb, Dave Dobbins, Jon . 133, 263 Dodson, Matt 16? 154 Doeve. Patrick Dolley, Betty 774 Dombrowski, Christopher.. 138 Donehoo, Jill 84, 211, 260 Donk, Tony Donley, Amy Rae . 237 Donnelly. John ..92, 267 Doorlag, Lisa 100, 237 Doorlag, Nathan ... 211 66 Doombos, Mary ... Dorian Sorority .... ... 85, 260 83 Doublestein, Jason Douglas, Clint 88 133 Douglass, Andrea . 100, 107, 237 Douglass, Heather . 100, 237 30 Dove, Linda Doyle, Colleen .... 95, 157, 224 83 Draeger, Kelli Dragoo. Justin 224 Drake, Katherine L 183 91 Drane, Becky Dreisenga, Steven 73 Dressier, Andrew.. 138 Drexler, Stacy 211 Dreyer, William.... 252 Drop, Katherine.... 224 Dryfhout. Brain .... 224 Dryfhout, Vicki L. 237 Dubois, Emily 153 Duff, Christine 84 261 Dukes, Jenny 269 100 Durante, Llena 99. 157, 169, 224

Dutchmen Dog Pound Dye, Todd 100, 133, Dykhuis, Brian M. 84, 183, Dykstra, Brian 91,211, Dykstra, Timothy A 20, Dzuiban, Jenny

11 237 254 264 183 224

Emerson, Gray 20 Emerson, Maria 20 Emersonain Fraternity.... 45, 89, 93, 263 Emery, Deborah 248 Emery, Peter J 184, 254 Enell, Jill C 184 237 Engelwest, Steve Engen, J. Brad 184, 188 Englemann, lan 237 Ergang, Katie 84, 100, 224, 260 Erickson, Katie 224 Eriks, Adam 237 Ernst, Jennifer 169, 225 Escott, Sarah 99, 237 Essenburg, Mary 70 Esterline, Jennifer 8 4 , 1 6 1 , 2 2 5 , 260 Estes, January 225 Esteves, Dean 88, 133, 162 Etheridge, Daane 184 Etheridge, Lindsay . 83, 99, 161 Etheridge, Sharon 66 Evans, Amie 100,112,211 Evans, Amy 100, 237 Evans, Laura 100, 237 237 Evans, Lindsey Evans, Michael 142, 237 100, 237 Evans, R. Scott Evans, Timothy 61 Eveland, Sara 100, 237 Everts, Clara 220 Everts, Corey D 184 Everts, Jenny 68 Evink, Micheal 133, 237

Q9 Early, John 87 Eastman, Chad D 211 Eaton, Donna 73, 166, 169, 173 Ebels, Robert 142 Edema, Becky 91 Edema, Rebecca 211, 270 Eden, Krishna M 193 Eding, Chrstine ... 137, 153, 183 Edlefson, Kevin A . . . 6, 184, 243 Edwards, Harry, 228 Egeler, Andrea M 149,237 Ehinger, Audrey 83, 100 Eichmann, Alison 224 Einberger, Helen 74 Eisenga, Joy 100, 224 El Nino 3 Elder, Robert 68 Elderege, Kathryn 237 Elliot, Barb 243 Elliot, Karen .. 84, 100, 108, 261 Ellis, Colleen 91,271 Ellis, Katie 100 Ellis, Shannon 123 Ellison, Laurie M. ...6, 191, 184 Elrod, Matthew 61 Elsbrie, Scott 133, 224 Elsbury, David 73, 274 Elsholz, Eryn 80 Elsholz, Kristen.... 8 7 , 2 1 1 , 266 Elshoz, Eric 79 Emerson, Derek... 74, 235, 274

Fabus, Tom 162 Fair, Lori 73 Fairchild, John 84, 100, 225, 254 Faith, Hillary N 184, 268 Falconer, Daniel 225 Fangmeir, Michelle 157, 225 Farmer, Michael 88, 262 Farrey, Jody 100, 238 Fate, Andrew 133, 262 Faulk, Erin.... 87, 100, 225, 255, 266 Fawley, Michelle 225 Feenstra, Cheryl 66 Feenstra, Melissa 100, 225 Feikema, Brenda 66 Felde, Jodi M 185 Feldkamp, Susan J 70, 185 Fellows, Ben88, 142, 162, 263 Fellowship Of Christian Students 94 Ferguson, Chad ... 87, 133, 253 Festerling, Wendy 185 Feyen, Michael 91, 142, 265 Ficke, Joshua 154, 238 Field, Brian 115, 211 Fierro, Andy 215 Fink, Chris 211 Fink, Stephanie 238 Fischer, Jill E 185 Fischer, Mindy 88, 99, 225, 268

Fitton, Kevin 225 Fitzgerald, Howard "Fitz".... 21. 34, 79, 249 Fitzsimmons, Joe. 133, 162, 262 1 Fix, Bryan J 185 Flegel, Stacey 100, 238 Fleming, David M 12 124, 225 Flikkema, Mary... 66 J Flory, Elizabeth ... .80, 100, 250 Flotkoetter. A. Rachel 100,238 Floyd, Jill E 114,185 Floyd, Russell 74 Folkert, Elizabeth . . 9 1 , 9 9 , 100. 128, 2 2 5 , 2 7 0 Folkert, Gregory.. .. 28, 254 Folkert, Kate 119, 273 Folkerts, Vickie ... 219 Folkertsma. Elizabeth 238 Follett. Robert 211 Folta. Sheri 225 Forgue. Mike 133 73 Formsma. Bryan.. .91. 264 Formsma. Chris... 225 Forquer. Jessica L. 225 Forquer. Kali 238 Forsberg, Brent ... 238 Foster, Dan .35, 216 Foster. Lee 66 Foster. Rachel 216 Fouts, Alison 59, 100, 238 Fox, Kristyn E 238 Franklyn, Tim 123, 146, 166 Fraternal Society . ..90,264 j Frayer, Jennifer ... 238 Freeberg. Bruce... 66 Freeland. Dori A. 185 Freeman, Elizabeth 96. 185, 188 J Frego, Sara 165,185 Freng, Kevin C.... 142, 185 Frens, Greg 88, 225. 262 Frens, Jodi L 84, 92, 185. 260 Frens, Richard A. 185.262 Frentz. Chris 225 Freriks, Stephanie 268 Fretz, R. Matthew .84, 100,254 Freudenburg, Cori L... ..99. 185 24 Fried. Paul G 70 Fritz, Carol Fritz, Stuart .73, 133, 162 .49, 74, 274 Frost, Richard .. 74. 274 Frost, Susan 185 Fry, Amanda L 149. 238 Fry, Andrea 238 Fry, Brianne ..88.268 | Fry, Mandy ..88.262 1 Fuller, Dennis .. 27, 100 Fulta, Sheri .. 99, 225 Fuqua, Emily 146 Furst, Dale

Gall, Adam 87, 92, Gall, Edwin 133, 162, Gallas, Ryan 100, Gamhino, Justin Garbrecht, Christophei A 185, 256 Garcellano, Miriam L

252 238 238 238 83. 185

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Gardner, Seth D 225 Garland, Dawn 112 Gasper, Jermiah .... 88, 133, 162, 225, 262 Gauthier, Christina 225 Gavin, Joe 100, 238 Gebbens, Kara J 185 Gebhardt, Stephanie .... 91, 211, 270 Geerdink, Jennifer R 185 Geerling, Suzanne R 185 Geib, Heidi A 185 Gentenaar, Robert 73 Gentile, James 61, 62 Gentile, Mike 83, 225, 256 German Club 121 186, 266 George, Jennifer E George, Tamara 66 Gerbens, Dan 61 Gerbens, Heidi J 186 Gerhardstein, Rebecca 123,186 Gerhardt, Scott 225 Gerig, Jennifer 137, 238 Germanin, Susan M 186 Gesink, Chris 68 Getman, Kelly 238 Gibbs, Elizabeth 100, 225 Gibbs, Janis 64 Gibney, Benjamin J 39, 186 Gibson, Janet 70 Gibson, Kendrick 73 Gibson, Laura 91, 225, 270 Gibson, Melisa 211 Gier, Katrina 91, 238 Giere, Brian S 186 Giless, Jason 238 Gill, Tina 141 Gilligan, Carrie 83, 225 Gilroy, Kelly 133 Gingras, Kevin 158, 238 Giovanardi, Nicole 88, 268 Gipson, Janeen 91, 270 Gisleson, Emily .. 100, 116, 238, 273 Glancy, David 225 Gliesman, Jennifer 87, 157,266 Gloy, David 154 Goebel, Julie 74, 274 Goei, Rachel E 83, 186 88, 1 3 3 , 2 6 2 Gobi, Andrew Golden, Sarah 149 Gondec, Andrea 212 Gonthier, Peter 74 Gonzales, Alfredo 70 Gonzales, Ryan 133, 253 Goodhart, Thomas C.... 95, 100,

186 Goodin, Lisa M 88, 186, 268 Goodman, Eric 29, 100, 107, 225 Goodrich, Erika 91 Goodyke, Brandon 150, 212 Goodyke, Melissa 91, 271 Gookin, Andrew .... 84, 115, 212 Gordon, Bethany 66 Gormly, Kelly 238 Gorno, Steve 158 Gorter, Laurie 225 Gorter, Sarah E 186 Gould, Shannon R 186, 272 Goupell, Matthew 238 Grabill, Jodie L 186, 273 Grabinski, Brian 133, 225 Grabow, Kori 88, 268 Graf, Jesse 87, 253 Graham, Brandon W. 186 Graham, Deirdre 238 Graham, Linda 72

Graham, Travis 225 Gralow, Jennifer 225 Gransma, Philip 225 Grant, Elizabeth 228 Grant, Jami 83, 149, 169 Grant, Sara 83 Graske, Meg 212 Grasman, Nicholas 238 Grassmid, Kenton 238 Gravelyn, Martin ... 88, 133, 262 Graves, D 133 Graves, Jonathan 238 Gray, Kristen 74, 215, 236 Gray, Megan 212 Gray, Nathan 133 Greek Council 42 Green, Charles 74 Green, Emily 238 Green, Fonda 74 Green, Joy 115, 161, 212 Greenleaf, Edwin F. 186 Gregory, Emily 83, 99 Greiman, Chris 70 Grevenstuck, Jessica C. 100,80, 186, 250 Griebe, Chris 238 Griebe, Janelle 225 Griebe, Molly 149, 169 Grieme, Jennifer L 84, 186, 260 Griggs, Daniel 225 Grit, Laura 100, 238 Gritter, Kate 83 Grobe, Justin . 21, 6 3 , 2 3 8 , 273 Groenheide, Nicole .... 100, 238 Gronsman, Phil 171 212 Gross, Kerry Lyn Grotenhuis, Kim 137, 165, 238 Gruner, Craig 238 Grzan, Brian 20, 84, 99, 254 Guild, Tasha .. 79, 133, 212, 248 Gunnink, Jerry 68 Gunter, Craig 133 Guse, Lori 212

Hancock, Jessie M 186 Handzo. Matt 87, 133, 253 Hankamp, Joy R 123, 213 Hansen, Benjamin 238 Hansen, Daniel J. .. 64, 187, 273 Hansen, Nathanael P. 238 Hansen, Theresa 187 Hanson, Shane 170, 253 Hardwell, Gary 225 225 Haring, Jermey Harkins, Jill R. ... 29, 107, 187, 179 Harlow, Carrie 225 Harmsen, Robb 213 Harrell, Amanda 99, 238 Harrell, Ryan 83, 213 Harris, Chad 213 Harris, Haley 238 Harris, Jason 154, 225 Harris, Katrina 123 Harris, Michael 225 Harrison, Kristine 238 Harriston, Steve 133 Hart, Melissa 213 22, 238 Hart, Nathan Hartman, Sheri 100, 238 Harvey, Jennifer 100, 225 Hasse, Karen 213 Hassenrik, Matthew .... 138, 226 Haulenbeek, Todd 226 Haveman, Kerri 100, 213 Haveman, Rachel 84, 260 Haveman, Ron A 187 Haverdink, Uzanne 137 Hawk, Deborah C 238 Hays, Andrea 226 Hays, Genanne F. . 91, 187, 270 Hays, Rich 162 Heard, Michelle 274 Heavlin, Jeremy 133, 213 Hedley, Trena 42, 88, 92, 99, 2 2 6 , 2 6 8 Heemstra, Ronald J 133,239 Heerspink, Adam 81, 267 Heideman, Carl E, 73, 240 Heinrich, Kirsten A 187, 268 Heisler, Jacqueline 58 Heisler, James 73 Hemmenway, Stephen.... 25, 59,

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Haan, Phillip 91, 2 2 5 , 2 6 4 Haase, Carolynn 123, 225 Habetler, Amanda 238 Habitat for Humanity 109 Hackett, Fred 133, 212 Hadley, Dani 73 Hadley, Nathan 96 Hagen, Laura 225 Haggard, Stephanie A 186 Hahn, David 66 Hahn. Laura 99,225 Hahnfeld, Matt 225 Haiduc, Michelle 213 Hall, Amy E 119, 186 Hall, Ashley E 225 Hall, Jessica 238 Hall, Kylee 100 Hall, Melanie 238 Hall, Melissa 8 8 , 2 1 3 , 268 Halverson, Amy-Lynn.... 20, 44, 8 0 , 9 2 , 119. 121, 186, 236, 250, 273 Hameed, Muhammed .. 100, 238 Hamilton, James 213, 220 Hamon Porter, Brigitte 66

Henderson, Jared 239 Hendrick, Shelly 28 187 Hendricks, Jennifer L Hendrickson, Shawna S 188 Hendrix, Jen 83 Hendrix, Lynne 73 Heneveld, Elisabeth .... 100, 268 Heneveld, Timothy J 34, 37, 134,188 Henry, Robert 84, 100, 226. 254 Herbst, Meredith 213 84, Herman, Christine E 92, 188,260 Hermann, Ashley 239 Herrema, Bradley 226 Herrick, Jim 60 Herron, Jared 213, 254 Hertel, Lori 61 Herwaldt, Melissa 46, 113, 211 Herweyer, David W 188 Herweyer, Kathie 226 Hes, Scott 83, 96, 257 Hess, Kristen 100, 226, 260 Hester, Jason 133, 213 Heydon, Amanda 149, 169,226 Heyerman. Jen 104 Heyns, Garrett 264 Hickey, Jill C 188

Hickman, Heidi 137, 239 Hicks, Jared A . . . . 133, 226, 262 Hicks, Megan . 35, 95, 191, 213, 224 Higher Horizons 106 Hilbrecht, Katherine.... 149, 213 Hill, Amanda S 188 99, 100 Hill, Deanna Hill, Michael 226 Hill, Tobi 100, 165, 239 Hillegonds, Rachel 91, 270 Hillman, Judy 58 Hills, Brien 213 Himo, Kyooryuu 239 Hinman, Susan 100, 239 Hirdes, Nicolette 239 Ho, Johnny 213 Hobbs, Angie 100 Hoebeke, Tim 226 Hoeksema, Beth 70 Hoeksema, Sarah 239 Hoekstra, Lisa 153, 226 Hoekstra, Margie 73 Hoekstra, Mark L 239 Hoekstra, Mark S 188 Hoesch, Kate 100, 239 Hoffma, Heather 226 Hoffman, Beth L. 100, 224, 226 Hoffman, Heather 103 Hoffman, Julia A 188 Hoffman, Kati 91, 271 Hoffman, Kerri L 189 Hoffman, Shirl 228 Hofman, Heather 134 Hofstee, Mark 88, 92, 133, 213, 262 Hofstra, Betsy 100, 239 Hoglund, Stacy 84, 100, 116, 260 Hollebeek, Emily 92, 270 Hollenbeck. Rebecca E. 20, 119, 189, 260 Hollidge, Dawn 213 Holman, Jane 145 Holmes, Jack 68 Holmes, Matt 83, 257 Holmquist, Laurel 39 Holstege, Joel 51, 150 Holt, Anna 80, 250 Holtvluwer, Nicholas J 189 Holtz, Suzanne 226 Holwerda, Julie 88, 192, 268 Holwerda, Julie A 189 Homecoming 3 Hondorp, Jeff 91, 133, 264 Honeysett, Amy 79, 189, 248 Honfend, Matt 29 Hoogenboom, Lisa A 189 Hoogendyk, Isaiah 239 Hoover, Jennifer 100 Hoover, Tim 47 Hopkins, Mary 149 Hopkins, Stacie M 123, 189, 260 Hopma, Bethanie J 83, 189 Hopps, Angela 239 Horjus, Katherine 213 Horling, Thomas P. 189 Homsby, Todd J 44, 92, 133, 189, 250, 262 Horrigan, Erin 213 Horsman, Katie M 100, 226 Horton, Laurel 157 Hosford, Kristen Sondra .... 153, 189 Hosford, Tara 153, 189 Hossink, Sarah 226 Houlihan, Peter 87, 253

Houser, Scott A 162, 239 Houseworth, A n n e . 88, 100, 269 Hovater, Jessica 149, 239 Hoving, Dawn 157 Hoving, Julie A 91, 189, 270 Hoving, Sheri 92, 268 Howard, Jeff 116, 239, 273 Howe, Melissa 100, 239 Howell, Chris 253 Howell, Kyle 239 Howell, Ross 100, 2 0 8 , 2 2 6 Howey, Kim 84, 100, 261 Howk, Kenneth J. . . . 9 1 , 9 2 , 187, 264 Howland, Eric 239 Hoyt, Mary 91, 270 Huber, Jennifer 100, 239 Huddleston, Angella.... 100, 226 Hudkins, Brad 84, 100, 255 Hudson, Adam 84, 92, 100, 254 Huebner, Heidi 100, 226 Hughes, Erin N 239 Hughes, L i s a M 39, 189 Hughey, Brennan 146, 239 Huisken. John 70 Huisman, Andrew 274 Huizenga, Peter H. 91, 189, 231, 264 Huizinga, Meribeth 88, 99, 269 Hulst, Julie 215 Humbarger, Marc 257 Humbert, Matt 133 Hungerford, Jessica 95, 239 Hunt, Beth A 226 Hunter, Megan 157 Hussein, Wario 226 Hutchenreuther, Laurie 108, 213 Hwang, Eddie J 189 Hylen, Jeremy 226 Hyma, Stephanie 88, 226

lannacone, Steven Ide, Nathan IFC Her, Dana Irish, Evan L Irvine, Lori Jean Irwin, Anne Isaacs, Amy Isanhart, Brock 88, Iverson, Collen

72 239 45, 93 239 138, 239 223, 226 73, 141 250 162,262 239

Jackson, Ettienne 100, 239 Jackson, Lori 226 Jackson, Rebecca 239 Jacobsma, Kelly 74 Jacobson, John 4. 40, 51, 70, 231 Jacobson, Jeanne 231

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Jager, Rachel C 100, 240 Jakosz, Annie . 84, 92, 100, 116, 226, 260, 272 James. David 58 James, Jennifer 226, 273 Jamieson, Andrew 133, 240 Jansen, TVler 84, 2 5 4 , 2 2 6 Janlovsky, Sara 226 Japinga, Lynn 68 Japinga, William 73 Jarvis, L o m a 74, 123 Jastrzenski, Michele Marie . 189 Jeanine D e i r O l l i o 62 Jen, Gish 74 Jen, Katherine 240 Jenkins, Jennifer L 189, 220 Jensen, David 69, 74 Jermihov, Peter 30 Jewett, Ed 88, 133,226 Jipping, Michael 60 John She Trio 74 Johnson, Andrea 88, 99, 268 Johnson, Carrie R 189, 240 Johnson, Heather 100, 240 Johnson, Jason 257 Johnson, Jeannette. 39. 100, 240 Johnson. Josh 83, 257 Johnson. Kate 83 Johnson. Matthew D. .. 189. 262 Johnson. Nikelle E.95, 116, 213, 272, 275 Johnson, Shari 226 Johnston, Deirdre 60 Joldersma, Chad 97,213, 265 Joldersma, Kevin E 190 Jolivette, Cheryl 74 Jolivette, Peter 74 84, 226 Jones, Chris Jones, Jennifer 79 Jones, Leah 84, 190, 260 Jones, Michelle 100, 226 Jones, Rebecca 213 Jones, Stephanie 260 Jonker, Zach 138, 213 Joos, Kelly 226 Jomdt, Elizabeth 100, 240

Joynt, Jessica 88, 268 Jubar, Aaron 88, 133, 263 Juengst, Shannon... 87, 9 2 , 1 0 0 , 266 Jungst, Elizabeth J 2, 240 Jurgens, Steve D 91, 190, 265 Jutte, Lisa M 190

Kahler. Kathryn... 88, 213, 268 Kahn, Daniel 133, 240 Kalee, Anthony 88 Kallemeyn, Sylvia 66 Kaly, Anthony 263 Kaminskas, Christy 213 Kamphuis, Jennifer 226 Kamphuis, Tammy J 190 Kampuis, Sabrina 213 226 Kapenga. Ben Kappa Beta Phi Sorority 85, 260 Kappa Chi Sorority ,.21. 42. 86. 255, 266 Kappa Eta Nu Fraternity 81, 267 Karr, Jennie 213 Karrip, Jim 91, 265 Karrow, Rebecca 149, 268 Kashgarian, Meredith 240 Kasimatis, Margaret 74 Kasper, Kelly 240 Kasperski, Jennifer 226 Kassis, Ellen N.... I l l , 123, 190 Kassuba. Jerry 236 Katelas. Joe 166 Katsuyama. Chikako 33 Katt. Beverly M 100, 226 Kattelus, Joe 133,240 Kauffmann, Carine 213 Kaufman, Jeffrey 146, 166

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Kaufmann, Jennifer.... 100, 240 Kay, Amy Miller 229 Kay, Leslie 213 Kay, Sarah 213 Kaye, Holly 240 Keay, Sarah J 83, 190 Keck, Aaron 240 Keen, Rachel 68 Kegerreis, Jean L 190 Keinath, Jeanna M. 84, 190, 260 Kellepourey, Peter 133, 226, 253 Kelley, Christine 260 Kelley, Jeff 240 Kelley, Kristin A 190 Kelley, Quinn 226 Kelly, Andrea 79, 248, 226 Kelly, Sarah 137 Kemink, John L 264 Kemink, Rachel 66, 213 Kemner, Jeff 253 Kemnic-Windeler, Heidee R. 190 Kemnor, Jeffery 213 Kempers, Jamie 39 Kendall, Mery A 240 Kendra, Eli 241 64 Kennedy, James Kennedy-Dygas, Margret 74 Kenny, Shannon .... 79, 248. 226 Kermerer, Stacey 226 Kern, Gregory C... 87, 134, 183, 190, 253 213 Kernstock, Paul M Kerrins, Christopher.... 87, 146, 166, 226, 253 Kerwin, Jake 133, 241 Kesler, Curtis87, 162, 175, 253 Keuning, Marie L 190 Keys, Katie 87 Khadija, Miriam 141, 241 Khurt, David 63 Kidder. Angela 226 Kieft. Brian 241 Kiesl, Janeen 99 Kievit, Anna 100, 241 Kievit, Sarah L 190 Kiewiet, Kelly 83, 141

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Kilby, Greg 91, 138, 265 Kilpatrick, Angela . 88, 213, 268 Kim, Peter 95, 213, 273 Kim, William... 20, 84, 213, 254 88, 214, 268 King, Cathleen Kingma, Susan 24, 149, 214 Kirkpatrick, Kevin 154, 214 Kitchen, Carrie 169, 226 Kittleson, Jason 133 Klaasen, Sarah 141, 214 Klapp, Amanda L . . 91, 190, 270 Klay, Robin 73 Kleban, Janet 100,241 Kleiman, Trystin .. 88, 141, 214, 268 Klein, Kelly 88, 134, 269 Klein, Matthew ... 162, 214, 262 Kleinheksel, Chad 227 Klimek, Ben 91, 265 Kline, Christopher J 190 Kline, Kelly 134 Klinger, Jill 227 Klokkert, Mary 100, 241 Klott, Peggy 88, 227, 269 Klump, Ethan E 84, 190, 254 Klunder, Jennifer R 191 Knapp. James T 191 Knapp, Jim 133 Knapp, Lisa 68, 166, 169 Knauff, Michelle K 191 Knebel, Nicholas E 227 Knecht, Erin E 191 Knepshield, Adriann 80, 250 Knickerbocker Fraternity 81, 267 Knight, Cynthia 2, 100, 227 Knoppers, Sherry 66 Knoth, Garrett M 70 Knott, Lisa M . . 8 3 , 9 6 , 141, 191 Knowles, Heather 83 Knudsen, Lori 227 Kober, Katherine A 100, 241 214 Kobylak, Gregory Koch, Alan 66 Kocourek, Erin 0 169, 191 Koedyker, Jason 241 Koedyker, Joel 100, 241 Koenigsknecht, Kristen 153, 241 Koeppe, Julia 100, 241 Koestner, Kelcee L . 9 I , 192, 270 Kolster, Todd 133 Konynenbelt, Tammi 214 Kooiker, Kristin 100, 227 Kooiker, Wendy J 165, 175, 192 Kooistra, Jason 83, 257 Kooistra, Sarah A 192, 196 Koop, Carrie 268 Koop, Sarah 83 Kooyer, Kristin 99, 100, 241 Kopacz, Andrea... 88, 134, 269 Kopas, Craig 88, 263 99, 227 Kopchick, Jonathan Kops, Sandra 227 Korstange, Christian .... 83, 214, 227, 257 Kossoris, Jennifer 100, 227 Kosten, Lisa 241 Koster, Emily 241 Kotman, Kristin M. 87, 227, 266 Koyers, Krissy 161 Kraay, Kevin 70 Kraft, George 73 Kramer, Michelle 227 Kranz, Lisa 8 4 , 2 1 4 , 260 Kraseman, Stephen . 91, 99, 265 Krause, Charles C 241 Krause, Josh 95 Kremm. Carolyn 100, 241

Krempa, Amanda 83, 100 73, 133 Kreps, Dean Krikke, Josh 241 Krolik, Melissa S 192 Kronemeyer, Karri 214 Krouse, Jen 214 Krueger, Charles 99, 227 Krukowski, Claire 241 Krupczak, John 74 Kruse, Geradine 73 Kubacki, Daniel ... 84, 195, 214, 254 Kubasiak, Aimee 214 Kubinski, Alexandra J. 100,241 Kudej, Kevin 88, 133, 263 Kuhn, Nicole 241 Kuhrt, David 14, 99, 241 Kuiper, Abigail 91, 214, 270 Kuiper, Lisa 100, 241 Kuiper, Mary 241 Kuiper, Matthew J 192 Kuipers, Rachel 100, 241 Kuite, Kimberly A 192 Kumpf, Jori L 107, 192 Kuo, Sherry 214 Kurek, Erin 214 Kurtze, Jodi 99, 100, 241

La Barge, Melissa 100, 106, 241 La Roy, Becky 241 Labbe, Aaron 88, 227 Labbe, Adam 162,214, 262, 263 Lachonce, Mark S 192 Ladd, Mike 138, 265 Lademan, Jamie ...84, 134. 261 Lafata, Mike 68 Lagore, Johanna L 153, 192, 232 Lahr, Glendene 68 Lake, Kimberly 214 Lalonde, Emily 268 Lalone, Courtney 133 Lam. Daniel J 241 Lam, Phung 214 Lamb, Jimmy 133, 241 Lamb, Rachel 141, 227 Lamers, Dana . 8, 119,241,273 Lamers, Sara E, 8. 119, 241, 273 Landes, Martin L 193 Landes, Perry 43, 70 Landlot, George 123 Lane, Benjamin 83, 227 Langeland, Barbara 227 Langerak, Kerri 84, 260 Langland, Kristi .. 137, 172,214 Langlois, Scott 133, 227 Langmuir, Martha F. 193 Langstraat, Carrie.. 84. 149, 260 Lannin, Daniel 28, 241 Lappenga, Benjamin J 214 Lappenga, Daniel J 241 Laroy, Becky 100 Larsen, Anne 66 Larsen, Sarah M 193 Larsen, Shirley 70 Larzelere, Lisa 165, 175, 269 Lascano, Tannia 227 Lashbrook, Lauren 100, 241 Laskowski, Beth 227


Lasley, Tanya 84, 100, 221, 260 Lasorsa, Tony 99, 253 Latchaw, Jeremy 227 Law, Keri 149, 214 Lawrence, Susan 100, 241 Lawson, Hazel.... 149, 169, 227 Leachman, Jedediah 39, 79 Lebar, Deanna 241 Leckow, Nickolas 81, 267 Lee, Angela 100, 241 Lee, Janet J 193 Lee, Kendra 83 Leed, Tom 99, 241 Leete, Philip 254 241 LeFever, Kelly Leguizamon, Luis 188 Leigh, Patricia 66 Leinesch, Heidi 91 Leitz, Jay B, ..88, 150,214, 262 Lemmen, Gretchen 100, 227 Lemoire, Michael 60 Lenger, James 214, 253 Lenon, Melyssa 100, 227 Lenz, Kathryn 91, 271 Lenzo, Lisa 74 Lepard, Whitney 100, 241 Lepczyk, Tim 240, 241 Lesser, Kari-lynn ... 84, 193, 260 LeVan, Jennifer 214 Lewis, Huw 74 Lewis, Shannon ... 100, 214, 248 Leyrer, Amy 241 Liao, Min-ken 61, 122 Librizzi, Janet 100, 227 Lick, Renee 100, 227 Lienesch, Heidi 227, 270 Lillie, Paul 158, 227 Lindhout, Gate 83, 100 Lingbeek, Todd R 193 Link, Katie 241 Linkluter, Linda 74 Linscheld, Alexis H 193 Lintemuth, Kate 214 Linton, Jennifer 241 Lippert, Jarod 154, 227 Locke, Angela 241 Lodenstein, Amy S 193 Lofquist, Melanie 107, 219, 241 Long, Angela M 100,241 Loodeen, Paul 48, 97, 119, 170, 214, 273 Lopiano, Donna A 228 Loris, Lauri 228 Lotz, Andrew 100, 119, 242, 273 Lovelace, Temple 228 Lowe, Garrie 100, 242 Lowe, Catherine A 100, 242 Lowe, Glenn 72 Lower, Angela 100, 242 Lowry, Mistine G 193 Lubbers, Michelle 100, 242 Lucar, Melissa ... 100, 145, 214 Lucas, Mary K.20, 96, 115, 193, 236 Lucas, Todd W, ... 162, 193,262 Luchmann, Jeremy 214 Ludwig, Thomas 74 Luecht, Jessica 270 Luhmann, Jermey . 88, 133, 192, 262 Luhmann, Matthew N. 193,262 Luidens, Donald 68 Lunn, John 73 Lutz. Christine 88, 99, 269 Luutsema, Ryan 214 Lynch. Michelle Shannon .. 120, 214

Maas, Heather L 193 Maas, Jacob 133, 253 Maas, Kyle 242 Macdermaid, Mary 214 Macdoniels, Jeff 158, 265 MacDoniels, Joe 60 MacDoniels, Kate . 9 1 , 92, 228, 270 Macintosh 275 Mack, Rachel 191 Mackay, Drew 83, 100, 242 Mackowiak, Stacey 214 MacNamara, Jennifer 80, 92, 100, 250 Madden, Christopher 253 Maddox, Megan 250 Mader, Catherine 74 Magers, Adam 87, 1 3 3 , 2 5 3 Mahaffey, Matthew 228 Maher, Ryan W. 91, 193, 265 Mahlmann, Christopher 228 Mahsun, Carol 58 Maier, Martin 257 Main, Jason 133, 228 Maines,CarTie L 193 Maines, Matthew 242 Maitner, Rebecca A 83, 127, 193 194, 265 Maki, Craig D Malda, Nancy J 74, 194 Malkowski, Christina 214 Maloni, Kendra 88, 137, 269 Manchester, Melissa.... 108, 214 Mannes, Dannielle 83, 153 Manninen, Erik S. 88, 123, 170, 194. 262 Manning, Jo Ellen . 84, 214, 260 Marchinda, Mary Beth 100, 107, 228 Marema, Melissa 214 Mark, Jennifer 149, 228 Markan, Kathleen 141, 242 Marker, Rochelle ... 96, 100, 228 Markessinis, Laura 84, 261 Marlot, Dana 84, 123, 260 Marriott, Amanda 242 Martell, Emily 242 Martin, Herbert 73 Martin, Kelly 101, 214 Martin, Peter C 84, 194, 254 Martin, Sarah 84, 261 Marz, Pamela J 194 Mason, Kim 134, 215 Masselink, Barbara 70 Mast, Ann M 194 Masta, Megan 215 Masterson, Theresa 100, 242 Mateev, Miroslava 215 Matheny, Lindsay S 83, 194 242 Mathiesen, Allison Mathis, Rick 84, 242 Matison, Jennifer 99 Matthews, Amanda 270 Matthews, Landon 88, 133, 134, 242 Maupin, Donna 87, 100, 266 Maxon, Kimberly 123, 194 Maybury, Greg 49, 73 Maybury, Kate 73 Mayer, Angela 228

Mayer, Erin 124 Mayer, William 58 Mazamisa, Palesa 73 Mazurek, Derek S 154, 194 Mcalpine, Joshua 215 Mcarthur, Tracy 215 McBride, Steven41, 84, 96, 115, 244 McCalla. Case E 133, 216 McCartney, Cara 242 McClain, Nicole .... 84, 194, 260 McCombs, Bruce 58 McCombs, Jessica 119, 228, 273 McCrackin, Ann M 194 McCraine, Laura C 194 McCue, Daniel 84, 112, 255, 273 McCulley, Drew . 12, 22, 28, 76, 115,228, 273 McCullum, Duane 229 McCune, Michael " N o r m " . . . 11, 1 8 , 4 3 , 9 2 , 112, 267 McCusker, Beth D 194 McDonald, John 83, 170, 257 McDonald, Kelli J 229 McDonald, Lyndsey A 194 McDonough, Virginia 61 McDougal, Michelle ... 100, 242 McDowell, Chris 73 McGaughey, Sarah E 194 McGillicuddy, Kara L. . 84, 194,

260 McGreal, Gathleen 74 McKee, Holly 104, 235 McKee, Jesse 158 McKee, Kristopher 84, 254 McKee, Laura 70 McKee, Paul B 88, 1 9 5 , 2 6 2 McKenna, Jennifer 84, 100, 242 McKenna, Karla 216 McKey, Jesse 99, 242 McKinnon, Jill 229 McLouth, Ben 216 McMahon, Casey 242 195 McMurray, Matthew P. Medel, Ismaria 41, 70 91, 212, 270 Meden, Krista Meeng, Rachel 80, 250 Meengs, Sara L 195 Meerman, Jason 133 Meeusen, Mike 162 Meeuweenberg, Josh ... 146, 149 Meeuwsen, Michael E 195 Meints, Charrie 229 Meixner, Renata 216 Mejeur, Beth 134 Mejeur, Curtis 138, 242 Mendels, Kevin 73 Mendels, Kim 104 Menken. Kevin 100, 216 Menning, Jesse 115 Men's Basketball 173 Merchant. Brent 91. 133 Merriman. Leslie 229 merrit, amanda e 195 Merritt, Amanda E. 80, 195, 250 Merritt, Calvin 216 Merritt, Kris 150 Merte, Laura 100, 242 Mervau, Katherine 70 Mervenne, Mercedes B. 87. 195, 266 Mesbergen, Nichole 8 7 , 9 6 , 100 Messer, Benjamin.... 79, 92, 249 Messing, Laura Kay .... 100, 242 Messink, Mike 242 Metcalf, Chaj 91 Metcalf, Russell 265

Metiers, Marcy 100, 242 Metzler, Joshua .. 146, 200, 216 Meulenberg, David 150 84, 100 Meurer. Jared Meuzelaar. Christopher J 34. 240. 249 Meyer. Jeremy 73 Meyer. Renee 229 Meyer. Sherri A 195 Meyers. Julie 216 Meza. Angelica 106 Mezeske. Emily 216 Mezeske. Richard 62 Michael. Del 58 Michels.Christopher B 196 Mihailoff, Laura M. ... 119, 196, 273 Milan, John 133 Milestone 117, 274 Mill, Jennifer 100, 229 Miller, Amy 22, 243 Miller, Dave 88, 162, 263 Miller, Janel 229 Miller, Katherine 74, 274 Miller, Kent E 196 Miller, Michelle 229 Miller, Rachel 100, 261 Miller, Ryan 216 Miller, Steve 162 Miller, Tracy L. ... 100, 120, 242 Millett, Melissa 100, 242 Mills, Benjamin 83, 92, 196, 257 Mishler, Sye 60, 249 Misiewic, Christine Anne ... 242 Mitchell, Jim 157 Mixer, Chad 87, 252, 253 Mixer, Jessica L 83, 196 Mlynarczyk, Susan 66 Modderman, Melissa 149 Moes, Julie A 196 Moffat, Melinda m 196 Moldenhauer, Amy 100, 229 Molesa, Steven E 133, 166, 242 Molinaglen, Elizabeth 242 Monette, Laurel 100, 229 Monroy, Daniza 79, 248 Monroy, Fabiola .... 79, 111, 248 Monroy, Miluska.... 7 9 , 9 6 , 111, 197 Monsma, Corey 133, 265 Moore, Aaron 138 Moore, Clinton A. 84, 127, 134, 183, 197, 254 Moore, Keri A 100, 229 Moore, Kyla 242 Moore, Lorrie 74 Moore, T. Padric 242 Moran, Heather 83, 229 Morehouse, Aimee 100, 242 Morehouse, Brian D 70, 153, 172 Morehouse, Scott B 197 Morgan, Cindy 34 Morgan, Kelly 83 Morgan, Kim 165 Morgan, Matthew 229 Morian, Kirsten 229 Morris, Jennifer 229 Morrison, Kelly 242 Morrison, Mandy 91, 100, 271 Morrison, Melissa 33, 242 Moischeck, Melody ... 141. 217 Morse, Keiko 197, 212 Mortar Board 97 Morton, Craig 133 Morton, Doug 229

Motiff, James 74, 122 Motiff, Judith 66 Motonaya, Olga 242 217, 248 Moua, Lisa Mough, Letritiea 242 Moukammad, Mourtazo 242 Mox, Kellie R 197. 269 Muenk. Johnathan 100. 119. 242, 273 Muerer, Jared 255 Mugg, Stephen 91, 265 73 Muiderman, Anthony Mulder, Brett 123 Mulder, Colin 242 Mulder, Doug 146, 242 Mulder, Jack 12, 108, 229 Mulder, Jeff 9 1 . 9 9 . 265 Mulder. Jessica 84, 100. 149, 161, 261

Mulder, Kathryn 157, 229 Mulder, Lori 70 Mulder, T. Ryan 217 Mull, Brittany 87 Muller, Barb 70 Mulroney, Diane 66 Muma, David R 197 Mungall. William 61 Munoa. Phillip 68 Munski. Kristin 242 Muray, Julie 100 Murdoch, Bill 229 Murphy, Annmarie 92, 250 Murphy, Brian 99 Murphy, Christa 165, 217 Murphy, Maryjane 95, 242 Murphy, Patrick 99 Murray. Gregory 61 Murray. Julie 99, 161, 242 Musselman, Teresa. 87. 92, 115,

217, 266 Myers, David Myers, Laura E Myers, Peter Myers, Robert S Myers, Shamika Myers, Shivaughn Myers, Stephen F 197

74 197 99 197, 257 91, 271 84, 261 170, 183,

Naber, Anna 28, 100, 229 Nagelkirk, Lynae 87, 266 Nagy, Jessalynn 229 Najjar, Erin 91, 157, 229 Nakajima, Fumihito Andy 66 Nancy Cook 62 Nancy Miller 62 Nannenga, Bonnie 84, 134, 217,

261 Nardone, Andrew 79, 249 266 Nasir, Mona Nasrallah, Dolores 73 Naumann, Sara C 197 Neckers, Joel... 83, 99, 158, 257 Neeb, John 154, 229 Neil, Matt 10, 150 Neilsen, Joyce 74 Neinhuis, Abby 83 Neinhuis, Melissa 103 Nelson. Amanda 100. 242 Nelson. Christine 74

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Orzechowski, Jenelle .. 84, 229,

261 Osbom, Barbara 72 Osborne, Kelly 66 Oselka, Jean 217 Oselka, Matthew P. 198 Ostbyte, Mari 229 Otis, Aaron 217 Otis, Andrew 217 Ott, Leah 123, 217 Otteson, Amy . 87, 99. 100, 229, 255, 266, 273 243 Oudshoorn, Melissa Outcalt, Cherrylynn 229 Overmeyer, Erin 39,115, 217 Overmeyer, Ryan 133, 243 Owens, Jessica D. .. 13, 88, 198, 269 Ozinga, Mark 262

k.

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P a j a m a Party Senior Mike Thelen shows off his choice of nighttime apparel while attending the PJ Dance sponsored by Alcohol Issues Matter. One of AlM's most successful events, the dance allowed people to have a fun night of responsible partying. (Photo by Johnathan Muenk) Nelson, Jessica 97 Nelson, Kristin 242 Nelson, Mark 217 Nelson, Matt 242 Nelson, Steve 58 Nemeth, Roger 68 Netzl, David 61 Netzley, Pat 133 Neucks, Josh 84, 119, 255 Neuks, Josh 273 217 Neumann, Laura New Member Education 45 Newell, Caroline 229 Newmann, Laura 66 Nguyen, Hai 229 Nichols, Eric 133, 229, 262 Nichols, Kathryn 141, 217 Nickels, Eric 265 Nickels, Jeremy 91, 99, 265 Nielsen, Joyce 69 Nielsen, Ted 60 Nienhouse, Greg 88, 263 197 Nienhuis, Abigail L Nienhuis, Lindsey 242 Nienhuis, Melissa.. 27, 100, 229 Niergarth, Emily 243 Nietring, Andy 142 Nieuwsma, Emily J 217, 270 Nightingdale, Chip 217 Niles, Kortney Diane ... 83, 116, 272 Norden, Andrew J 133, 217 Norden, John 72 Norris, Melissa 229 Norris,Natasha M 197 Norris, Tony 10, 217 Northuis, Mark 73, 146, 149, 166, 169 Northup, Abe 243 Nybor, Brandon M 154, 197 Nye, Naomi Shehab 74 Nyenhuis, Jacob 33, 66, 70, 231 Nyenhuis, Sarah V. 184, 197 Nykamp, Dara L 197 Nykerk 101, 275

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Oakley, Shannon . 149, 169, 243 Oates, Joyce Carol 74 Obermeyer, Sarah 65 O'Brate, Aurora M 111. 198 O'Brien, David 74 O'Brien, Patricia 74 O'Dell, Lindsey 141,243 Odland, Maureen 73, 137 O ' D o w d , Lauren 184 Ofori-Mensa., Akua ... 100, 229, 266 Ogden, Lisa A 198 Ohm, Andrew 158, 229 15 Okma, Tammy Persson Oldham, Kristy 100, 229 Olgers, Greg 74, 274 Olsen, Karen 79 Olson, Carrie 100, 243 Olson, Karen 248 Omicron Kappa Epsilon Fraternity 90, 264 Onken, Suzie 217 Ooms, Melissa K.. 80, 101, 112, 217, 250, 251 Oonk, Melody 145 Oopenhuizen, Robin 243 Oostendorp, Sara 100, 243 Oosting, Jennifer R 153, 198 Oosting, Lexie 88, 137, 269 Oostveen, Robert 217 Oouzts, Carrie 243 Oppenhuizen, Robin 100 Opus 7, 46, 113, 2 1 1 , 2 2 7 Orejuela, Christine 91, 270 Orientation 2 , 4 2 , 102 Ornee, Elizabeth 229 Ornee, Jaclyn 217

Paarlberg, Adam D 127, 133, 217 Paccione, Sarah 165, 229 Pacheco, Cynthia K 24, 198 Padilla, Rachel 91, 229, 270 Page, Karen 161 Paisley dAve 12 Palleschi, Susan M 198 Palmer, James E 21, 50, 95, 100, 198 Palmer, Nicole 229 Pan-Hellenic Council 43, 93 Pangle, Jeffrey 11, 84, 243 Paplawsky, Steven 217 Paradis, Karen D 96, 198 Parent, Loreal L. ... 79, 198, 248 Parker, Bryan 154 Parks, Jack D 217 Parsons, Laura 83, 99 Partenheimer, Rebecca K . . . . 198 Partridge, Jaime 84, 261 Pascente, Roxanne 84, 124, 217, 261 Passchier, Jaime ... 84, 149, 261 Passchier, Jennifer 84, 149, 169, 217, 261 Pater, Jason R 217 Patino, Rozelia 198 Patmos, Anna 217 Patnott, John 73, 157 Patout, Julie C 198, 248 Patrick, Ted .... 17, 88, 133, 229, 262 Patterson, Ben 34, 51, 73, 231 Patterson, Dan 217 Patterson, Joel Horatio ... 29, 36, 229 Paul, Brian 150, 229 Paulisse, Kevin 217 Pearson, Dorthory 74 Pearson, Jeremy 133, 243 Pease, Kemberlee 229 Peaslee, Graham 61 Pecora, Kristina 88, 99, 100, 269 Pedley, Sarah 27, 100, 243 Pellerito, Gina 270 Pellow, Lance 138

Pennings, Tim 66 Penrose, G. Larry 64 Pepper, Sarah 229 Perdue, Shonda 99, 107, 229 Perez, Anthony C. I I 6 , 198, 248, 272 Perez, Erica N 83, 116, 272 66 Perovich, Nick Peters, Amanda S 100, 145, 243 Peters, Ryan 83, 257 Petersen, Aaron 91, 265 Petersen, Joel 91, 265 Peterson, Hilary 91, 271 Peterson, Holly 217 Peterson, Jonathan 64 Peterson, Lori 243 Petit, Anne 66 Petkus, Anthony 133, 262 Petkus, Jeanette C. 84, 198, 261 Petkus, Jeffrey 84, 100, 243 Petroelje, Brian K 199 Pett, Jennifer 230 Pettiglio, Mike 88 Peuler, Brad 217 Peuler, Jennifer L 199 Phelps, Dave 100 Phelps, Kyle 150,217 Phi Kappa Alpha Fraternity ... 3, 82, 256 Phi Tau Nu Fraternity45, 89, 93, 263 Philips, Jon 88, 263 Phothisan, Vilasack 87 Picasso, Pablo 275 Piccolo, Greg 243 Pickens, Allyson V. 84, 199, 261 Piel, Michelle L . . . . 8 4 , 100, 199, 261 Pierce, Jenifer 100, 230 Piers, James 68 Piersma, Mark 142 Pikhaart, Beth 100, 243 Pinkham, Janet 58 Piotrowski, Lauren 100, 244 Pirich, Karen E 91, 199, 270 Pittiglo, Michael 146, 262 244 Piatt, Abby Pleune, Amy Jo 107 Plewka, Lara S. .. 20, 83, 92, 99, 199 Plinter, Laura 100 Pluge, Rebekah 244 Plummer, Jon 83, 257 Pochert, Abby 88, 123, 269 Poel, Emily 244 Poest, Christopher 100, 230 Poff, Anne 100 Pohlman, Jill K 123, 199 Poley, Eryn 80, 250 Polik, William 61 Polk, Sarah 100, 244 Polsgrove, Jen 14, 99, 269 Ponka, Rebecca M. .. 27, 47, 84, 100,200, 261 Poort, Jill 100 Porter, Brian 96, 244 Porter, Mike 217 Porter, Tara K 153, 200 Post, Stuart 70 Postma, Rebecca A 200 Postmus, Rachael E 153, 200 Pott, Anne 244 Potter, Christopher 83, 257 Potts, Rebecca 83, 157, 230 Powe, Lynne 74 Powell, Kimberly M 200 Powell, Lynn 74

Powell, Melissa 79 Powell, Shannon ...91, 217, 270 Powers, David 217 Powers, Megan .... 149, 169, 217 Poythress, D. Wesley . 4, 40, 60, 236, 274 Prasad, Jay 142, 217 273 Prass, Amber Pratt, Christy ... 26, 84, 100, 261 Prescott, Wes 146, 166 Pries, Ashley .. 14,99, 107, 169, 230 Prince, Stacey 218 Princess Margriete 4, 231 Prins, Andrew 83, 257 Prins, Emily 244 Promethean Fraternity... 78, 249 Provost, Elayne R 123, 200 Provost, Marie .... 100, 110, 230 Pryor, Amanda 88, 269 Pryor, Mandy 153 Psi Chi 122 Psychology Club 121 Pull 15,98, 275 Puntel, Erica 71, 230 Putnam, Matthew 133, 166, 174,

218 Putzke, Nicole Pyszorajennifer

Quimby, Beth Quinn, John

218 100, 230

218 66

116, 244, 273 Raabe, Jamie Rabe, Katherine 91, 271 Rabuck. Stephen 138 Radcliffe, Megan 218 Raj, Lou 133 Ramirez, Vanessa 230 Ramsey, Janet 74 Ramthun, Marilee 218 Randall, Clinton 96, 230 Randall, Darius 153 Randall, Doug 244 Randall, Kevin A. 115, 179, 200 Randinitis, Joanne M 87, 92. 100, 230, 266 Randinitis, Karen B 87, 92. 201, 266 Ransom, Kathy 68 Rarick, Ashley 100 Rasche, Karl 99, 230 Rasdall, Joel 218 Rasdall, Joshua M 230 Raseman, James 244 Raseman, Jim 133 Rataj, David 262 Ratdavong, Connie 84 Ratering, Emily 95 Raterink, Linda 70 Rathbun, Bethany.. 84, 218, 261


Ratke, Andrew 133 Rauls, Laurie 100, 244 Rauzi, Nicole A 201 Rawie, Sonja 248 Ray, Richard 73, 133, 150 Reck, Kelly 244 Reddick, Adam 244 Redell, Sarah J 201 Redinger, Ryan .... 133, 218, 262 Redoutey, Jason 133, 230 70 Reed Bahle, Jean Reed, John 83, 257 Reed, Kate 248 Reed, Katherine M 201 Reichenbanch, Rob 134, 244 Reiff, Mindy S 100 141, 230 Rejc, Natalie Renner, Becky 96 Renner, Dan 230 Renner, Thomas 74, 274 Renz, Jeff 265 Resele, Anna M 124, 201 Residential Life 105 Retlewski, Holly S 88, 201, 269 Reus, Brian 230 Reyburn, D.J 88,162, 262 Reyenga, Hillary 141, 269 Reynolds, Geoffery 74 Reynolds, Keely 270 Reynolds, Matthew 218 Reynolds, Maura 58, 66 Reynolds, Nicole. 149, 169, 230 Rhew, Lyndsay M 153, 244 Rhoades, Melissa 100, 244 Riazanova, Irina 30 Richards, Blair 138 Richards, Sarah J 201, 248 Richardson, Jesse 127, 218 Richardson, Kevin 88, 133, 166, 263 Richardson, Kimberly S 87, 169, 266, 272 Richmond, Sara 80, 100, 251 Richter, Douglas.... 83, 230, 257 Richter, Kara 83 Ricketts, Michael ..73, 166, 169 Ricketts, Mike, 133 Ricksey, Jamie 83 Ridl, Jack 74 Rife, Amy 108 Riggs, Anna 195, 218 Riker, Chris 138 Riley, Jenny 80, 251 Riley, Kara 80, 251 Riley, Kathleen 88, 269 Riley, Megan 100, 244 Ringo the Dog 95 Ritsema, Robert 33, 74 Ritton, Kris 134 Rivera, Julio 72 230 Robbins, Sarah Roberts, Jason 123 Roberts, Kip 99 70 Robins, Daina Robinson, Steve 230 Rodeck, Anne 230 Roden, Amie 230 Rodenhouse, Erin 230 Rodgers, Nikki 157 Rodriguez, Roy 133 Rodriguez, Victor 107 Roehling, Patricia 74 Roelofs, Drew 218 Roelofs, Laura 83, 100 Roeters, Jane 96 Roeters, Jane M 201 Rogers, Kelly E 201,270

Rohner, David . 20, 84, 115, 254 Romin, Amy J 201 Rooks, Renee 230 Rop, Sarah M 201 Roseboom, Pauline 73, 274 Rosenbrook, Paul 141 Rosenbrook, Todd 138 244 Ross, Eric Ross, Wendy 91 Rossi, Andrea V.... 91, 196, 201, 270 Roush, Mary 212 Rowden, Ramon 244 Rowe, Brent .... 8 3 , 9 9 , 218, 257 Rowe, Gina 269 Rowe, Heather 141, 244 Roy, Heather 165, 230 244 Royce, Sarah Royer, Jodi B 232 Royer, Steve 133 Rozendal, Sondra 66 Ruby, Chad 162 Ruch, Alex 17, 8 8 , 9 9 , 123, 263 Rudenga, Sarah 47 Ruf, Hersilia 91 Rumpsa, Scott 91, 265 Run-Bike-Swim-Walk 3, 208 Runschke, Kirsten 100, 244 Russcher, Holly 230 Russick, Matt 133 Rutan, Chris 91, 142, 265 Rutherford, Robert 99, 146, 166, 230, 254 Rutherford, Sara H 218 Ruttan, Sarah 244 Rydbeck, John P. 201 Ryden, David 68 Rye. Sara 88, 218, 269 Rynbrandt, Michelle 244 Rynsburger. Tracey N 201 Rypma. Steve 265

Saar, Renee R 65, 95, 201 SAC 7, 12, 275 Saggers, Casey .... 48, 100, 266 Sakala, Esnart 230 Sakala, Tala 166, 230 Sakshaug, Valkyrie F.... 84. 134. 201.261 Salomn, Karen K 202 Salvanterra, Kellie 230 Samsan, Sopheap 244 Samsell, Dawn N 202 Sanders, Amy 218 Sandoval, Alvaro 218 Sandro, Christopher87, 218, 253 Sandstedt, Kristy 244 Sanford, Elizabeth 61 Sarver. Avonlea Q 100. 244 Savara. Justin 99, 100. 244 Schaap. Jill L 244 Schairer. Cheryl 62 Schakel. Magdalena 245 Schantz, Aaron 2, 230 Schartow, Simone 100, 141 Schaub, Kyle ... 87, 92, 230, 253 Schenck, Brandy L 100. 116. 245. 273

Scherer. Chester .... 84. 100. 255 Schicker. Josh 218 Schiling, Todd 72 Schiller, Erin E 96, 202 Schipsema, Thomas 218 Schirmer, James R 22, 245 Schmidt, Andrea 72 Schmidt, Becky 137 Schmidt, Leigh Ann 95. 100. 230 Schmidt, Kathryn E 100, 230 Schmidt, Rebecca J 202 Schields, Jim 133 Schmoude, Paul D 158, 202 Schnarr, Nathan 218 Schneider. Amanda ...7. 36, 79 Schneider, Kari 218 Schodorf, Mollie M 88, 123, 202, 269 Scholtens, Barbara 62 Scholtens, Janet 100, 245 230 Scholtens, Kurt Scholtens, Matthew A 100 Schoon, Gretchen 141, 218 Schoonveld, Patrick .... 112, 230 Schoonveld, Tim 150 Schopp, Lee 138 Schout, David 230 Schraw, Whitey 96 Schregardus, Darell 74 Schrier, David 20, 99, 119, 254, 273 Schripsema, Thomas .... 87, 253 Schrock, Anne . 88, 99, 230, 269 Schroeder, Matthew .... 162, 245 Schroeder. Susan J 179, 202 Schrotenboer. Eric 245 Schrotenboer. Lindsay 137, 172, 245 Schultz, Ellen A. . 149, 169, 202 Schulz, Garrett K 218 Schwalenberg, Susie ... 137, 245 Schweiss, Joseph P. 202 Schwieger, Jennifer 245 Sciortino, Lori 230 Scordinsky, Brian R 202 Scott, Carrie 137, 165, 245 Scott, Caryl E 202 Scott, Timothy L 202, 254

Scribner, Mary . 59, 79, 84, 248, 261 Seaman, Maria 25 Sebastin, Julie 245 Seidel, Julie A 202 Selkirk, Jason 88, 133 Selmer, Erin 83, 99 Seramur, Liz 100, 245 Serrano, Bill 14, 99, 245 134, 245 Sewall, Jennifer Seymour, Michael 61 Shaeffer, Eric 245 Sharp, Stuart 74 Shattuck, Jason R 202 Shaughnessy, John 74 191.218 Shaw. Ryan E Shea, Cheryl A 73 Sheldon, Lesley.... 83, 1 4 1 , 2 3 0 Shelley, Daniel C 16, 2 5 , 9 9 , 154, 202 Shelley, Katie 14, 99, 230 Shen, Hans 245 Shenk, Lisa 84, 218, 261 Shepherd, Matt 245 Sheppard, Sandy 218 Shibley, Sarah-Louise . 100, 245 Shields, James Lee 218 Shilts, Melinda M 145, 202 Shinew, Krista 245 Shock, Ray 218 Shoemaker, Erich 100, 230 Shoemaker, John 230 Shooks, Eric 133, 245 218 Showers, Allison Shults, Matthew 245 Shumaker, Louise 74, 274 Sibylline Sorority .. 89, 215, 268 Sietsema., Deb 66 Sigma Iota Beta Sorority 89, 215,268 Sigma Omicron 125 Sigma Sigma Sorority ... 90, 270 Sikkel, Robert William, 230 Sikma, Ben 218 Sill, Andrew 83, 99, 257 Silver, Michael 61 Simes, Lindsay 141 Simmer. Lori . 84. 100. 108. 261 Simon. Caroline 66

Simons. Matt 100 Simons. Matthew 218 Simpson. Ashli 87. 218, 266 Simpson, Erica 245 Sine, Katie 230 Sipsma, James W... 84, 203, 254 Sisiliano, George 245 Sitati, Jacob 79, 249 Sitati, James 79, 111. 249 100. 230 Skriloff, Sarah Skuza. Hilary 14, 99. 230 Slabaugh. Mark 231 Slad. Stacey 100. 119.231 Slagh. Sara 270 Slater. Paul 87. 253 Slaughter, Gloria 74 218 Slawson. Shannon Slenk. Brian J 203 Slotman. Marcy 137, 245 Slotten, Kristen 100, 245 Smallegan, Karen 218 Smies, Lindsay 100, 245 Smit, Heather 14 Smit, Marcia 66 Smith, Aaron M 83, 257 Smith, Aaron W... 133, 231, 262 Smith, Brandon 133, 166 Smith, Clint 257 Smith, Darcy N 218 Smith, Doug 133 Smith, Gayla 245 161, 231 Smith, Jennifer Smith, Joel R 203 Smith, Kelly 133 Smith, Lucas 253 Smith, Luke 87, 99, 231 Smith, Mary Jane .... 80, 92, 250 Smith, Melinda 231 Smith, Rachel 218 Smith, Richard 70 Smith, Raymond 73 Smith, Ryan 208 Smith, Sara 245 Smith, Stacy 100, 231 Smith, Steven 73, 138 Smith, Thomas 73 Smith, Will 138 Smits, Sally ... 96, 119, 245, 273 Snyder, Kari .... 87, 92, 203, 266

Busted Posing as Diddle and Diddle for the Homecoming parade, senior James Palmer and junior Kevin DeYoung are halted from advancing by the Holland Police Department. As part of the Fellowship of Christian Students, the two served as leaders while maintaining their sense of humor. (Photo by Nikelle Johnson)

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Sobania, Ncal 64, 68 Social Activities Committee 20, 114 Soltis, John 88, 133, 263 Sonnemann, Kevin 231 Sons of Argos 4, 216 Sorbeck-Murdock, Tanya.... 218 Sorensen, Kristin A 99, 100, 120,245 Sortman, Chris 219 Sortman, Elizabeth 134, 245 Soup, Stone 243 Sowerby, Erin 161 Sowers, Emily 18, 169, 245 Spalding, Jen 124, 219 Spalding, Jill 100,245 Spaman, Andee 141,231 Spangler, Ryan R,. 83, 203, 256, 257 Spearman, Dara D 123, 203 Speers, Andrea 91, 270 Speese, Cheryl 73 Spencer, Steven 74 Spenser, Theresa E 203 Speyer, Rebecca 231 Spires, Rita 26, 100, 231 Splinter, Laura 141, 245 Sporck, Leif 150, 245 Sporer, Kara L 203 Sprague, Victoria...95, 100, 231 Springer-Tiggleman, Thomas 25 Sprouse, Crystal 219 Spykerman, Sara M 203 St. Amour, Daphne A 203 Stafiej, Kristina M 203 Stancik, Elizabeth 99, 245 Start, Lisa 232 Stavros, Christina 100, 245 Stead, Kayrl 95, 100, 232 Stedman, Catherine N 219 Steen, Todd 73 Stegeman, Pat 150, 219 Stegink, Gordon 60 Steilstra, Dave 17 Stein, Sarah 88, 232 Stein, Tricia 232 Stekctee, Kristen M.87, 93, 203, 266 Stephan, Mari 220 Stephenson, Darin 66 Stercnberg, Matthew K. 119,220 Sierk.Ryan 84, 254 Sterling, Leslie 70 Sterling, Matthew ..99, 100, 245 Stern, Paul 220 Stevens, Lori L 100, 245 Stevens, Suljan 180, 273 Stewart, Joanne 61 Student Congress 274 Stibitz, Cheri 100, 245 Stiegler, Stephanie 88, 269 Stielstra, David 99, 232 Stielstra, Sarah E 204, 269 Slob, Laura 134, 232

Stockert, Scott

83,99,232

Stojic, Allicia KM), 232 Stoner, Jeremy 146, 257 Stougbton, John 66 Stover, Dennis 215 Strahammer, Chris 138, 245 Strand, Joshua 99, 232, 257 Strand-Hales, Gisela 66 Strangways, Brittan 220 Strassburger, Amy L. 1 6 , 2 0 , 8 8 , 99, 184, 204, 269 Stratton, Joshua T 83, 204, 256 Streeter, Harley 133 Strehle, Jennifer 100, 245

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Index

Strehler, Lori E 11, 50, 204 Stroh, Elizabeth 88, 269 Strouf, Linda 74 232 Stroven, Sarah Struck, Robert 146, 166, 232 Stubbs, Mark 80, 267 Stubbs, Monica A 157, 204 Student Congress 97 Stuit, David 91, 133,265 Stuit, Paul 9 1 , 2 2 0 , 265 Sturtevant, Deborah 68 Sturtevant, Joshua 232 Suarez, Virgil 74 Summerer, Tracy ... 26, 96, 101, 245 Surian, Melissa 232 Sutton, Kate 88, 232 Swaney, Jasmine 245 Swanson, Debra 68 Swanson, Todd 66 Sweets, Daniel S 204 Sweetser, Doug 99, 232 Swier, Matthew 100, 232 Symphonette 231 Szelagowski, Amy 245 Szymczak, Amy .,..84, 100, 261

Tammi, John 70 Tanis, Abbie 83, 99 Tanis, Ryan 162, 220 84, 119,261 Tanner, Ashley Tannis, Elliot 66 Tapia, Maria 73, 274 Tarkiewicz, Kris 245 Taylor, Adam 262 Taylor, Dan 199 Taylor, Danny 245 Taylor, Jeffrey 68 Taylor, Michelle X 79, 205 Taylor, Stephen 61 Te Winkle, Peter 220 Teale, Aimee 80, 251 Teerman, Kelli J 83, 205 Temple, Robert 220 Ten Clay, Shanna 220 Tenharkel, Jodi B 205 Tenhor, Mark 84, 254, 255 Terpstra, Charles J 257 Terpstra, Duane 49, 68 Terpstra, Jason 83 Tesch, Matt 245 Teshima, Eml 134, 246 Tester, Todd 133, 232 Tharpe, Chris 188 Thayer, Dean M 205 Theatre Forum 23, 125 Thelen, Daryl 74 Thelen, Michael W. 79, 100, 205 Theroux, Mila 232 Theune, David 23, 125 Thoerson, Rebecca 232 Thomas, Jessica 16, 91, 220, 270 Thompson, Andrew 91, 92, 240, 265 Thompson, Erin 123, 220 Thompson, Janelle 232 Thompson, Jannah 149, 169, 220 Thompson, Kathleen 40

5 Thompson, Kevin Throop, Rachel 246 Tibbe, Joshua 246 Tigelaar, Amanda Beth 205 Tigelaar, Darren A 205 Tigger-Sprigelmann, Thomas 21 Tillema, Sara 100, 232 Timm, Vanessa 65, 88, 149, 269 Timmer, Elizabeth .91, 232, 270 Timmer, Rebecca 149, 175 Timmer, Todd 232 Tintori, Sarah 246 Tobias, Stephen 83, 257 Toburen, Mike 220 Todd, Aaron 128, 220 Tommola, Craig 92, 267 Tonn, Carrie 232 Toohey, Darren 138, 220 Toohey, Sean 138, 232 Toppen, Joel 68 Torgerson, Erica .. 100, 169, 246 Torrence, Arlcne J 83, 205 Torrence, Julie 232 Tracy, Julie K 123,205 Tran, Becky 220 Trask, Jennifer L 115,232 Traver, Michael 83, 220, 257 Travis, Nicole 9 1 , 2 3 2 , 271, 273 Trefzger, Lynn 39 Trethewey, Lori 74 Tri-Beta 122 Triesenburg, Kimberly J 205 Trinh, Christine 232 Troost, Matt 246 Troutman, Jason 246 Trytko, Jeffery 84, 254 Tsuji, Marie R 205 Tucker, Noah 128,273 Tuinstra, Melinda K 205 Tulgestke, Todd 133, 253 Tulu, Yasemin 246 Tuuri, Don 68 Tverberg, Lois 61 Twietmeyer, Juliet 220 Tworek, Elizabeth 100, 246 Tyler Janson 20 Tyrrell, John M 232

Uddin, Safi ... Uyl, Dave

I l l , 220 133, 220, 253

Vail, Samuel S 83, 205, 257 Valente, Dan 246 Van Auken, Erinn 157, 233 Van Ark, Dawn 74 Van Dam, Matt 83 Van Dam, Chris X *, 205 Van Der Laan, Dave 30, 100 Van Der Wende, Kimberly 100,

246 DcWege, Tami 100 Dyke, Jen 169 Engen, Anita 26 Erp, Angela 100, 246 HaiLsma, Bryan 221 Haitsma, Kylee 246 Heest, David 215 Heest, James 72 Hekken, Dan 150 Iwaarden, John 66 Iwaarden, Ron 66 Loo, Shelley 274 Maanen, Sheila 233 Oort, Jessica C 206 Oort, Martin 79, 249 Opstall,Michael A 206 Putten, James 74 Til, Kimberly 206 Timmeren, Kevin 91 Wyk, Leonard 66 Timmeren, Kevin 233 Timmerman, Chris . 83, 257 Vliet, Kimberly 80, 251, 100 Van Wylen, Gordon 69 Van Wyngarden, Annalise ... 141 Van Zetten, Aaron 233 Van Zoeren, Brad 87, 253 VanBeek, Danika 83 Vance, Valorie 21,99,233 VanDam, Holly 233 VanDam, Matt 99, 257 Vande Wege, Aaron D. 146,206 Vande Wege, Jaclyn 137 Vande Wege. Kristen R 233 VandeBunte, Chris 166 VandenBerg, Betsy 157, 246 Vandenberg, Craig T.... 205, 257 91 VandenBerg, J.B Vandenberg, Zackery .. 205, 265 Vander Beck, Marc 254 Vander Elzen. Mike 68 Vander Heide, Paul 257 Vander Hyde, James 249 Vander Laan, Paul 14 Vander Meer, Amy 246 Vander Molen, Stacey 233 Vander Naald, Matt 138 Vander Velde, Jonathan 220 Vander Wall, Ryan 87, 253 Vander Weide, Susan J 206 Vanderbeek, Marc C 205 Vanderberg, Jeremy 265 VanderHeide, Paul 83 Vanderhill, Amanda L 221 VanderHyde, James 79 Vanderkamp, Beth 221 Vanderlaan, Dave 246 VanderLaan, Paul 99 Vanderlaan, Paul 233 Vanderlugt, Heide 221 Vanderlugt, Kara Jo 205 Vandermeedcn, Tyler 246 VanderMeer, im 133 Vandernaald, Malt 91 Vanderplow, Dana 83 Vanderslice, Amy 246 VanderSlice, Chris 150, 221 Vandersteen, Sara 83 Vandci steen, Sarah J 206 Vandervelde, John 92 Vandervelde, Jonathan 265 Vandervelde, Rick 66 Vandervliet, William J 233 Vanderwaald, Matt 265 Vanderwal, Alisyn P. 206 Vanderwal, Sandra 246 Vanderwal, Scott N 206

Van Van Van Van Van Van Van Van Van Van Van Van Van Van Van Van Van Van Van Van Van Van Van

VanderWall, Anne g3 Vanderwall, Kyle 246 VanderWeide, Susan I4y Vanderwel, Anne 99 Vanderwoude, Jason W 206 VanderYacht., Gordon 133 VanDeven, Chris Vandeven, Christopher 221 VanDeWege, Tami I65 Vandrese, Kari M 206 Vandyke, Jennifer 246 Van Dyke, Jenny 255 VanDyke, Rebecca 73, 274 VanDykcn, Doug 7() VanEck, Tenille 83,92,96 VanEngen, Anita J 206 146 VanHaitsma, Bryan 233 VanHekken, Tom VanHoose, Sara 88, 92, 221. 269 VanHuis, Chris 133 VanLangevelde, Heidi 161 VanNoord, James 216 Vannuil, Melissa 123,221 Vanopstall, Dave 246 Vanravenwaay, Erich J. 206, 265 VanRavenswaay, Melissa 91, 221,271 VanSpronsen, Sarah 221 Vantimmeren, Christopher J. 170,206 VanTimmeren, Kevin .. 150, 265 Vanvels, Mary 68 VanWieren, Elaine 68 VanWieren, Glenn . 73, 150, 174 VanWieren, Kuria 137, 206 VanWieren, Michael 265 Vasicek, Todd J 206 Vasquez, Rose 239 Vaughan, Gregory 88, 133,263 Vaughn, Holly 112, 233 Vawter, Peter 246 Veen, Michael 221 Velander, Stephanie.... 100, 169, 246 Velasco, Myra 84,261 Velazquez, Suzanne 88, 215, 269 Veldhof, Gwen 32, 221 Veldhof, Jill 233 Veldman, Ben 221 Veldman, Craig 246 Veldman, Joseph . 146, 166,246 Vellenga, Hilary 233 Veiling, Heather 137 Verhey, Allen 68 Verlalka, Amy 246 Verlalka, Jon 221 Verwys, Leischen S 83, 115, 206 Vickers, Jared R 206 66 Viehl, Marjorie Vienna Summer School 24 Vincent, Amy 141, 233 Vincent, Kristi L 100, 233 Vincken, Renale 73 Visiting Writers Series 74 Visser, Angela 233 Visser, Kathryn 246 Viveros, Sonia 1 207 Vlietstra, Gregory P. 207 Vlietstra, Kimberly 22 I Vlnka, John 23 * Vogel, Eric J 207 Vogelzang, Cynthia 74, 274 Volienweider, Lisa Volk, Bryan 133. J 3 3 Volkers, Beth 83, 92, 207 Volienweider, Lisa 246


Volleyball 173 Voshel, Scott A 84, 207, 254 Vredevoogd, Lisa 149, 169, 246 Vriesenga, Matthew 265 Vroegindewey, Scott 246 Vroon, Daron 246 Vroon, Tim 79, 276 Vruggink, David 154, 233 Vruggink, Scott 154 Vy van, James 61

. 88, 269 Waara, Kathryn 108,221 Wacker, Mary 74 Wagenaar, Larry Wagner, Lara J 91, 2 0 7 , 2 7 1 Wagner, Rachael A. 25, 88, 207, 269 207 Wainwright, Justin P..... 100, 246 Walker, Jacquie 38 Walker, Kevin Wallace, Jay ... 87, 92, 221, 252, 253 ,91, 271 Waller, Megan .. 96, 207 Walter, Mary Ellen 207 Walvoord, Derek J Warber, Sara 165, 221, 269 Warburton, Peter 3 Ward, Jeanette Y. 207 146 ..91,271 Ward, Maryellen Ware, Sally J 196, 207 Washburn, Michelle .... 100, 233 Washington, Prater ..91,265 Waterloo, Betsy 233 Waterloo, Carrie L 207 Waterstone, Kathy ..74, 274 Watt Jorck, Christina... 240 Walters, Jessie 100, 246 Weaver, Brian C 207 Webb, Maria Helene ... 207 Webster, Lisa 83 Weeldreyer, Misten .95, 195, 221 Weener, Anne 233 Weerstra, Amanda J 207 Wegner, Chanda 233 Wegner, Daniel 88, 133, 233, 263 Weidner, Jaime ..84, 261 Weis, Amy Sue 221 Weis, Rhett 221 Wells, Barbara 68 Welton. Todd 221 Werner. Sarah 100 Wendt, Laura A .207, 271 Wenger, Chanda 91 Werkman, Barry L 70 Werkman, Taylor . 100,246 Werner, Sarah T . 207, 246 Wesp, Heather 79, 248, 273 Wesselink, Adam 154, 2 3 3 , 2 5 4 Wesselink, Elizabeth M 207 Wessman, Lesile 62 West, Jessica 271 West, Kristiina ... 84, 261 Westfall, Sarah 233 Wezeman, Bethany 221 Wheeler, Josh . 142, 233 Wheeler, Victor ...47, 246 Whelan. Brandi ...84. 261

100, 246 White, Charles White, David 83, 207, 257 White, Kim 233 Whitfield, Kathryn A 207 Whitham, Annie 96, 134 Whitmore, Jeffery D. ..221, 263 Whitmyer, Nathan 233 Wickman, Elissa 22, 67, 233 Wicks, Nicholas Alan 233 Wierenga, Katie 100, 246 Wierengo, Jonathan D. 154,207 Wiersema, Sarah 221 Wilcox, Jeffrey 99, 246 Wilcox, Michelle 221 Wilderspin, Amy L 188, 207 123 Wilhelm, Cynthia Wilholt, Casey 246 Wilkens, Dan 91, 233, 265 Wilkins, Kristi Joy 246 Willeymier, David 246 Williams, Donald 61 Williams, Glynnon S.... 36, 119, 199,207, 273 Williams, Jamie E 96, 207 Williams, Jaqueline 233 Williams, John 84, 233, 254 100, 233 Williams, Kortnea Williams, Lindsay 141 Williams, Louis .... 63, 146, 166, 246 Williams, Matthew G. .. 84, 207, 254 Williams, Nathaniel 289 221 Williams, Rachel Williams, Tiffany 169, 246 Williams, Travis D 207

Williamson, Holli 70 Williamson, Maryann. 100, 246 Williamson, Natalie M. 79, 207, 248 Wilson, Boyd 68 Wilson, Jennifer L. 84, 207, 261 Wilson, John 58 Wilson, Mary 70 Wing, Benjamin R 100, 246 Wing, Kathryn A 29, 207 Winn, J a n n a R 100, 207 Winnett-Murray, Kathy 61 Witham, Andrea 247 Witkowski, Kris 72 Witt, Amber 88, 269 Witt, Jenifer 221 Witte, Christy 79, 248 Wittstock, Karen 100, 247 Wixon, Shannon 247 Wolf, Brian 233 Wolfanger, Gretchen 29 Wolfert, Mary Lou 221 Wolff, Shawn 14, 99, 247 Wolterink, Scott 72 Wolters, Chad 68 Wolters, Karla 73 Wolthuis, Ronald 62 Wondergen, Eric 221 Wondersen, Brian 247 Wong, Aaron 91, 221, 265 Wonner, Kara 83, 100 96, 119, 273 Wood, Noelle Woodall, Lesley 247 Woodall, Lindsey 107, 247 Woodhams, Jennifer 91, 271 Woody, Dave 247

Wooley, Wes 134 Working, Tom 21 Wormmeester, Justin .... 88, 133, 263 Wright, Andrew 20, 99 Wright, Crystal 169 WTHS 113 Wyatt, Andrew 79, 92, 123, 249 Wynbeek, Anna 149, 233 Wyngarden, Annalise 233 Wyngarden, Charlie 99 Wyrick, Heather 99

Yager, Kelly Beth .... 7 , 2 2 1 , 273 Yanagida, Takeshi 221 Yared, Elizabeth 127, 145 Yaser, Ghadeer.... 100, 111, 247 Yelding, John 62 Yelding, Nicole 41,111 Yingling, Amy 80, 100, 251 Yingling, Cari 80, 250 Yonker, Jen 83 Yost, Brian 74 Young, Lawrence N 221 Young, Whitney 80, 251

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Yowler, Skipp 263 Zagar, Chad 247 Zandee, Gail 66 Zanin, Gina Maria 165, 221 Zantrop, Rebecca Sue 247 Zayaz, Jessica 221 Zeh, Darcy 153, 221 Zeiger, Melissa 100, 233 Zeller, Laurie 247 Zeneberg, Ann 84, 149, 261 Zessin, Jan 74 Ziemer, Jason 233 Zoeteway, Derek 123 Zoetewey, James 68 233 Zoller, Dan Zolnierowicz, Michael ..99, 257 Zondervan, Eric 254 Zuidema, Michael 119, 233, 273 Zupanaic, Joe 154 Zwart, David 62 Zwart, Julie 247 Zwart, Rebecca J 100, 233 Zweering, Kelly 221 Zwyghuizen, Andy 38, 123

J a m m i i T out Paisley dAve jams at the Greek Block Party held to connect Greeks with all of campus. Juniors Ben Lappenga. Josh Schicker, Matt Youngberg and Dan Patterson worked hard to get their name known by recording two albums and playing shows from the Pine Grove to WGRD's talent showcase. (Photo by Josh Neucks)

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Closing Peace Dimnent Memorial C h a p e l silently stands among the freshly fallen snow. Built in 1929, the chapel is often a quiet place of place of refuge from the busy college life. The w o r d s of Isaiah 40:31 also give rest to the weary. "But those who wait for the Lord shall renew their s t r e n g t h , they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall and not be weary, they shall walk and not f a i n t . " (PR Photo)

Colophon T h e 1998 M i l e s t o n e was p r o d u c e d using A d o b e P a g e M a k e r 6.5 and A d o b e P h o t o s h o p 3.0 on a Power M a c i n t o s h c o m p u t e r n e t w o r k . P a g e p r o o f s w e r e p r i n t e d f u l l - s i z e on an A c c e l - a - w r i t e r 8 3 0 0 f o r s u b mission. P r o o f s a c c o m p a n i e d page files w e r e saved on I o m e g a Zip disks for disk submission mounti n g . P u b l i s h e r : T h e 8 1 s t v o l u m e of the M i l e s t o n e w a s p r i n t e d by W a l s w o r t h P u b l i s h i n g C o m p a n y , 306 North Kansas Avenue, Marceline, Missouri 64658. Representatives: J.D. "Yearbook G u y " D e M a r e and Anthony Perez were publishing representatives and Rhonda Holmes, Katie Hanson, Susan Hollaway a n d H o l l y S w i t z e r w e r e o u r c o s t u m e r s e r v i c e r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s at W a l s w o r t h . C o v e r : 4 - C o l o r S a t i n L a m i n a t e . T h e b i n d i n g is 9 X 1 2 S m y t h S e w n . S c r i p t u r e r e f e r e n c e s a r e f r o m the N e w I n t e r n a t i o n a l a n d N e w R e v i s e d S t a n d a r d v e r s i o n s . E n d s h e e t s : U n p r i n t e d W h i t e E n d l e a f . P a p e r S t o c k : All p a g e s w e r e p r i n t e d o n 8 0 p o u n d N o b l e M a t t e . T y p e S p e c s : C o v e r is K e p p l e r M M . All b o d y c o p y is ten p o i n t T i m e s . C a p t i o n s h e a d e r s a r e ten p o i n t b o l d T i m e s a n d c a p t i o n s are n i n e p o i n t T i m e s . F o l i o s u s e 9 a n d 12 p o i n t T i m e s . H e a d l i n e s a n d s u b h e a d s u s e v a r i o u s s i z e s of HÂŤsiard, Plernity, P e r r e u a l , Pilgrim, S O f n a b a n d T i m e s . P h o t o g r a p h s : C l a s s p h o t o s w e r e t a k e n b y A p p l e y a r d P h o t o g r a p h y of S o u t h H a v e n , M i c h i g a n . S p o r t s t e a m p i c t u r e s w e r e t a k e n by H o p e C o l l e g e P u b l i c R e l a t i o n s . G r e e k , Pull a n d N y k e r k g r o u p p h o t o s w e r e t a k e n by S t e v e n D e J o n g of H o p e C o l l e g e C I T . G r e e k s a n d G r o u p s p h o t o s s e c t i o n p h o t o s w e r e t a k e n b y t h o s e g i v e n c r e d i t . C o v e r p h o t o w a s by 1991 g r a d u a t e J o h n D e V i s s e r . A d v i s o r s : Anne Bakker-Gras and Derek Emerson, Student Development Department, Hope College.

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Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? Just as it Is written. For Thy sake we are beingput to death all day long we were considered as sheep to he slaughtered." But in all these things we overwhelmingly conquer through Him who loved us. For 1 am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, not things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height. nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Koinans S;:i.V:W

Milestone 1998  
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Hope College yearbook.