Arizona State University - Sun Devil Spark Sahuaro Yearbook (Tempe, AZ)
- Class of 1992
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THE SUN DEVIL SPARK 1 What mattered for students was finding their own Life place in school, work and play. Organizations W hat mattered for organizations was making sure they served a purpose for the college community 46 Academic making sure an education would prepare W hat mattered with academics was students for the real world mattered for students was finding a common groun with others to help cope with the unstable world. Shedding Some Greek Life MAKING subject on the HOME residence Life 109 142 214 260 What mattered for greeks was getting rid of stereotypes and sheeding some light on who they really were. W hat mattered for campus residents was turning a tiny room into a place they could call home. What mattered in sports was determining the real reasons for getting involved with athletics. YOU PLAY GAME 298 W hat mattered in world was how every event affected our Ad Index 368 Student Publications Matthews Center, Room 50 Tempe, Arizona 85287-1502 1991-92, Volume 65 Enrollment: 42, 626 It says alot about what students at ASU had to face. Was stomping the Wildcats more than facing the economic pressures of the " real " world? Was the comfort of walking past the MU without getting yelled at by a preacher worth stifling free speech? You decide. Passing through Cady Mall, students make their way to class while others congregate around Preacher ' s Fountain. The fountain outside of the Memorial Union was re-named because of the preachers who made it their pulpit of the school. Photo by Tin Yin Lee ARIZONA STATE Melissa DiFiore Craig Valenzuela Students relax on West Lawn as a stormy fall sunset brings the day to a close. The lawn by the library was a popular place for students to pass some time. Photo by Scott Burgu INTRODUCTION Indicating to march next, O ' Neil explains a new march formation to 20-year-old clarinetist Patti Kimm and 18- old clarinetist Pogue. (Left) the band O ' Neil keeps them on beat. " Being in a group deal with a lot of and The freinds get out of it makes it Photos by Craig Valenzuela he first thing you notice about Brigid O ' Neil is her smile. However, at 10 p.m. on a Wednesday, you might think she would be less than happy about spending the rest of the evening in the band room at Gammage. She seemed to thrive on the sounds of student musicians practicing in the halls and the neverending rush of people working and socializing in the band office. O ' Neil, a 21-year-old wildlife conservation major, had been one of the drum majors of the Arizona State University SunDevil Marching Band for the past three years and also a member of Kappa Kappa Psi, the national honorary band fraternity. She knew first hand how difficult it could be for a student to find their own place at ASU. " I would advise a freshman to find something that they like and that they know they want to do and find a way to get involved with it, " she said. " There are so many places through the Student Services Building that you could just go in and they ' d tell you what to do. Sure, you ' re scared and you don ' t want to meet anybody, but once you start going, it ' ll get better. " One way that many students believed gave them their own place was having a support system of good friends. O ' Neil said that her friends were an integral part of her decision to change her major. She had been a music education major for her first two years at ASU, and had a very difficult time trying to decide if she Continued on page 3c Text by Marlene E. Naubert FINDING " They didn ' t understand how difficult it was. They THE saw in me what I wanted. I don ' t know what I want to do. SUPPORT They realized that music was imp rtant tai me and I - BRIGID O ' NEIL but it wasn ' t what I really wanted to do. " Continued from page 3b really wanted to dedicate her life to being a band director. " (The music) was me, " she said. " I equated myself with how good I was. Everyone I looked up to was a band director or a conductor. I thought that once all of that was taken away from me, what would I be? I wouldn ' t be as important or as qualified, and people wouldn ' t think much of me in the music world. I wasn ' t thinking of what I thought of me, but what other people thought. " O ' Neil said that her friends were the ones who made her realize what she wanted to do with her life, and her when she made the decision to change her major to wildlife conservation biology. " They didn ' t understand how it was, " she said. " They saw in me what I wanted. They realized that music was important to me and I loved it, but it wasn ' t what I really wanted to do. They were just like, ' Do it ' , and sometimes that irritated me, because I was ' Well, I don ' t know what I want to do ' , and I really did. " Since she has been in college, O ' Neil said she learned a very important thing about finding her own place where she would be happy. She found that was not so much a destination as it was a constant journey filled with new experiences. " We ' ll go to college, we ' ll graduate, we ' ll get a job, we ' ll do all these things and it will equal happiness at the end of our lives. We ' ll say, `Great! I ' ve led a happy life ' , and I kind of had that philosophy, " she said. " If I make this band, then I ' ll be happy. If I do well on this test or this audition, then I ' ll be happy. If I have these friends, then I ' ll be happy. That ' s definitely not the Happiness isn ' t something you have to find. " Moving into a residence hall and out of the place into something you could call " home " was even harder. Senior psychology major SueAnn O ' Brien was an example of someone who had succeeded in doing so. She came to ASU her freshman year from her hometown of Rochester, NY. When she arrived in Arizona, a state that she had never been to before, she moved into Cholla with three other girls and has lived in the same apartment-style residence hall ever since. Now, in her fourth year, she had a studio by herself, but pointed out how living with those other people in the beginning when you were new was very important. " At first you don ' t have anybody else, so roommates are good, " O ' Brien said. One year of that was enough, though, and her sophomore year she got settled into her own studio which she has had ever since. To her, this felt very m uch like home. " I can decorate how I want, blast my stereo at six o ' clock in the morning or stay up late having to worry about disturbing she said. O ' Brien said that two of the advantages to living in Cholla was that your Continued on page 4b house you grew up in was a adjustment for any freshman. able to make that Text by Jennifer DeCarvalho (Above) through her kitchen, O ' Brien enjoys the solitude of her dorm.. " think coming New York by myself was making it on my own. " (Right) O ' Brien, a major, each day to and hopes to graduate school. " Ever since remember, that ' s what I wanted; do. " Photo Craig Valenzuela INTRODUCTION LIFE INTRODUCTION RESIDENCE LIFE 4a A INTRODUCTION MAKING A HOME MADE " The older you get, the more you don ' t need so many people A around who you know. You ' ve already got your friends and HOME have yourself established. -SUE ANN O ' BRIEN Continued from page 3e housing fee was paid all at once and not having a car (like herself) was no problem because of the excellent She also stressed the importance of privacy and personal space, that living alone in an atmosphere such as Cholla could allow for. Although she didn ' t keep in touch with any of her roommates from freshman year, she admitted living in the residence halls had opened her up to many friendships. She probably would have missed out on much of this had she been in an apartment or house. O ' Brien said another plus to hall living was how close-knit the people around you became, as you grew accustomed to seeing them all the time. She did admit that she sometimes wished she lived off (in a bigger place). Especially now that she was almost done with school and more serious about her studies, and not particularly active in the usual " dorm activities, " constant noise and parties which could sometimes get annoying. " The older you get, the more you don ' t need so many people around who you know, " she said. " You ' ve already got your friends and have yourself established. Her concentration was now more on school and receiving the psychology degree she was so close to completing. She planned on moving closer to her roots back East and possibly attending school at Boston College. Looking ahead to her future she admitted to being slightly terrified, but was somehow at the same time. " Ever since I can remember, that ' s what I always wanted to do, " she added. Eklund refills a glass for a customer at Sub Stop like it, (Sub Stop) it ' s fun. " (Left) Counting the Eklund spent two years working at Sub Stop and of the benefits of working there. " conveient, close to school and it works around my schedule. " Photos Craig Valenzuela a person approached the final months of school, a wide range of sentiment had potential to arise. Fear, anxiety, zeal, confusion (or perhaps a combination of these) were probably familiar to those who had been there. For those who had yet to reach this phase, graduation was probably anticipated for reasons of the obvious like an end to all exams. Sometimes the carefree aspects of college life could be taken for granted, but for those who were holding down a job to help put them through school, headed for a specific career in which they were already receiving much hands on experience and basically being a responsible adult the question was: How much more real could it get? No matter what the field of study or intended occupation, it seemed an optimistic attitude was important to maintain. Interactive Computer Graphics major Art Eklund had that part mastered. Beginning his ASU career as an engineering major, he was now glad for having made the switch. " My advisers (in computer graphics) were really supportive, " he explained. Personal guidance and attention were completely unfa miliar to many in a school of over 40,000. He felt lucky to have had that. With their assistance he was able to take a miscellany of courses, still filling his requirements and thus emerging a well rounded person and not a computer zombie. He mentioned classes like advertising and marketing which were not only Continued on page 5a Text by Jennifer DeCarvalho GAINING " I was intimidated once I was here, but I was more excited than THE anything. The best things were being independent, fending for. EXPERIENCE myself and friends, good ones. -ART EKLUND Continued from page 4e interesting, but related to his major as well. Opting to go directly into the job market and hold off on graduate school for the time being, Eklund maintained a realistic perspective on what his chances would be. He had accepted the fact that being a novice in the work force meant probably starting at the bottom of the so-called corporate ladder. Being the self-proclaimed " non-tie person " that he was, some minor adjustments in lifestyle would probably have to be made once he graduated from school . He pointed out the fact that the field of computer graphics was in high demand despite the current recession. He also added that the position was actually one of the top ten jobs in the country. " Our age group is on the brink of technology, " he said. Ecklund added that this helped to make him feel more confident about his chances of success. Eklund explained his education at Arizona State as being " 90 percent hands on experience. " The fact that he had less bookwork and more of this experience would probably help to make the transition from college into the ' real world ' less drastic. " I don ' t read from books and then apply it to something else, " he said. " I ' m actually on the computer most of the time. " Ecklund described his field as the aspect of the " chain " that dealt with the clients. He added that he saw it as the crucial link between " the actual theories of engineering and the public. " He said the two major differences between his life now and that of a businessman would be the fact that he would have more responsibility and more money. Ecklund said that he looked forward to his life as a businessman as a challenge and not as something that would be completely overwhelming. " I want to see exactly what I can do, " Eklund added. MOVING Brandie Whitfield believed she was " serving a purpose " by being a involved in Whitfield was a member of STARS, an Taking Action to Reach Success. Whitfield, a second year student said she chose this organization because they provided mentors for their members and she wanted to meet more people with the same ethnic For Whitfield, the organization accomplished its purpose because it helped her academically, socially and personally. " The mentors that are provided through this organization are excellent, " Whitfield said. " It ' s a good way to network with other black on campus. " Whitfield, who was an industrial design major, did not have the advantage of living on campus like she during her first year of school year and that STARS gave her the opportunity to become more involved with campus life. She added that living off campus really did create a with meeting people. This was the main reason why she said she joined an organization. " Living off campus creates a disadvantage with meeting other people especially since you Continued acronym for Students Text by Melanie Newsome (Above) Gatherin for a STARS meeting, Whitfield and her room Kadina Green laugh before the meeting Whitfield has a member of STARS for one year. (Right) devotes her during a " I like STARS. There ' s a lot of good information Whitfield said. " Most of friends are involve the group. " Photos Craig Valenzuela INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION 5d Brandie Whitfield Kadina Green " The feeling of knowing that there is always someone there FOCUSED ON to listen to the problems that we students face whether its A PURPOSE personal or academics creates wonderful feeling inside " BRANDIE WHITFIELD Continued from page 5c ASU, " Whitfield said. Whitfield spoke of how STARS affected her life a great deal and how it has helped her to open up a little more with people and discuss some of the problems she had encountered, whether personal or concerning academics. " The feeling of knowing that there is always someone there to listen to the problems that we students face whether its personal or academics creates a wonderful feeling inside, " she said. Whitfield said the organization affected her greatly as a student and provided study groups which made it easier to get help with courses. " I think its a lot more personal because its more one on one, " she added. Whitfield said that everyone should join an organization so they can feel like they ' re a part of the university. " Not being involved in a campus makes you lose focus because you just go to class and there is no feeling of doing anything worthwhile, " she said. Whitfield said she felt her does serve a legitimate purpose to its members and to Arizona State, since there has been a low percentage of black students on campus. " STARS is an organization where blacks can come together and not feel lost, " Whitfield said. " This also provides our own culture of role models that have made it through the ASU system. " Whitfield said joining STARS helped her fit in at school. The mentor program and the social were just a few things STARS members encountered to help them feel more at home. " Having an opportunity to be in- volved takes away the fear of being intimidated by the size of ASU, " Whitfield said. " Being in STARS gives me the support to conquer any obstacles that I may encounter. " (Above) Nelson and take time from a busy day to They have together for ee years and when es to the house- duties, both tribute. " We take Nelson said. cook dinner one night and cook night. " (Left) over the answer key, Nelson, a grade geography teacher, is working towards his teaching . Photos by Valenzuela without our personal relationships, many of us would never be able to make it through college. Friends and family form the support system that helps ease the pressures of university life and building these were just as much a part of school as tests and homework. Hans Nelson, a 28-year-old history major, had learned the lessons that college had to teach him, both in the classroom and out. It was the Minder- Binders Restaurant which provided a unique setting for Nelson to allow entrance into the hidden corners of his mind and soul. A determined individual, Nelson rated his objectives high on his list of priorities. " When you make a commitment to do something long term, you get stability, " Nelson said. " It ' s an investment, if you invest in something risky, your walking on egg shells, it ' s easy to lose. " Nelson said he had learned to be very select with his friendships. After having exposure to what he called " plastic " individuals, he made it a point to display caution in his choice of confidants. " Learn to enjoy the company of real friends, " he said. " Remember your family, you can ' t get through college without their support. We need that backbone. " Without the psychological and support ofhis parents, Nelson said that he never would have made it through his college years. He added that without their guidance, he may have. Continued on page 6d Text by Damian Gomez THE " Keep in mind its eaiser to take the gift of real friendship for COLLEGE granted. have four or five years to meet people, EXPERIENCE yourself and make an effort to hold on to the good ones. " HANS NELSON Continued from page 5f given in to many of the peer pressures that he encountered along the way. Nelson said he believed his friends were also instrumental in supplying the encouragement necessary to reach his personal goals. " Keep in mind it ' s easy to take the gift of real friendship for granted, " he said. " You have four or five years (in college) to meet people, expose yourself and make an effort to hold on to the good ones. They are far and few between. " Nelson, who was born in Sweden, tried to maintain a strong commitment towards preserving his European morals and values. He said he realized that his young adult life he had his share of learning experiences, some good some bad. But, he still approached life with a unique sense of optimism. For Nelson, life was not just a four-letter word, but a precious gift that was to be passed on and enjoyed by others. " There were lots of short term he said. " The key is to meet you really like, find something you know is going to work and stay faithful. It could take along time to find someone your compatible with. " Motivated by his love for children, upon completion of his post-graduate studies Nelson said he hoped to teach history at the junior high school level. Nelson added that his girlfriend, Joelyn Murphy, had been instrumental in providing a constant source of " She ' s my best buddy , I don ' t have to hide anything from her, cater to her, I don ' t have to pretend or be artificial, " he said. " It is so much easier to be the person someone wants you to be. There is much more to simply being Nelson said when he loses sight of his priorities, Murphy served as a reminder to re-define his " She keeps me in line, " he added. For the thousands of athletes in college, how they played the game what was most important to them. Was it building a strong team or enhancing personal performance? And, did it mean school for a more immediate reward? Dereck Moore, 58, went out before every football game with the intention to win. Moore, a senior from Dayton, Ohio, had one year of eligibility remaining. " Sports at ASU are crucial since the school is so large, " he said. " Sports are also important for minorities who otherwise would not have had a chance to go to school. " Before he went out on the field in front of thousands of fans, he explained that hesaid a prayer. " I need that extra spiritual strength to help me in the game, " Moore said. He said college life was affected by football since it enhanced friendships and leadership roles. " Being on the football team has taught me a great deal about team unity, " he said. He added that he didn ' t only go out to win, but also to reach personal success. " I have a goal in mind when I go out into the stadium, " he said. " If I don ' t reach my goal right away, I keep trying. " After graduation, Moore said he wanted to use his criminal justice degree to get a job. knocking at my door, I ' ll be e game How you Text by Kielii Anderson " If the NFL comes ready, " he said. " But, if they don ' t, it ' s back to criminal justice. " (Above) " I scared at first, friends ma easier " , said Dereck Moore. Mo (Right) has ha love football dates back to childhood in Ohio and hopes to his dream one by playing in NFL. " I will if the opportunity comes, if would like to my degree in criminal justice Photo Craig Valenzuela INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION Paula and of the Chi Omega for some d-day conversation " My good have graduate but I ' m still lose contact them " . (Left) a pauses for a to look at red and blue " A " on the Tempe es which was a University of Arizona Photo by Craig BEYOND Homecoming a part of a fraternity or sorority was one way that students became a part of the college community. For people who were outside of that involvement it was easy to misunderstand what it was all about. Students often found that being a part of the greek system didn ' t only mean wearing the letters, but it also meant believing in what they stood for. Paula Lo Monaco, an English major and member of Chi Omega sorority, was one of the few students who didn ' t mind " shedding some light on the subject " of greek life . Lo Monaco said she felt that being a part of the greek system changed her entire college life. She said that it had been exciting and more worthwhile than if she had not been involved in the greek system. How did it make it more worthwhile? For Lo Monaco, it was just by making college seem more like a place where she belonged. She added that being greek helped socially and with her education, especially with meeting people who could assist her with her studies. " I heard more about things such as tutors, intramurals and social gatherings, " she said. " The greek system helps point things out socially, scholastically and athletically. " She added that greek life helped make her college life better because there were a lot of academic to keep her grades up. " Scholarships are always being rewarded for good grades, " she said. Continued on page 7e Text by Melanie Newsome BELIEVING " I believe that being in a sorority will continue even of er I IN WHAT YOU graduate from college. I gained a sense o because I STAND FOR actually belonged to a group that I was proud to represent. " PAULA LOMANACO Continued from page 7d Lo Monaco, like many Greeks, was not as active in her sorority now as when she was a pledge. But, she said that the commitment was well worth it in the end. " When individuals go through pledging, they have more obligations because they are earning the right to be active, " she said. " Once you gain active status, it ' s a breeze. " She added that Greek life helped her to make friends that were long-lasting. Most of her closest friends were in her sorority and she believed that she would keep in touch with these women after college was over. " I believe that being in a sorority will continue even after I graduate from college, " Lo Monaco added. She stressed that the most important thing she received out of the Greek system was a sense of pride for ASU. She said it helped her learn so much about the university that she would not have learned on her own. " I gained a sense of confidence because I actually belonged to a group that I was proud to represent, " she added. Lo Monaco said she selected Chi Omega over the other sororities because she felt the most comfortable with that group. " It stood out, it had a unique variety of different girls which made me feel comfortable, " Lo Monaco said. She added that one of the most important parts of the Greek system was Greek Week, which pulled all the Greeks together to raise money for the charity of their choice. " There is a great since of accomplishment and a real since of pride for the Greek system for raising various money for charities, " Lo Monaco said. She added that the one thing that she liked least about being Greek was the way non-Greeks viewed the system and the way actives tended to stereotype. " Probably the thing that I like the least is the way that stereotypes are tacked on by non- greeks and also the ones that are present within the system itself, " Lo Monaco said. Editor ' : Marlene Naubert HOMECOMING STUDENT ' S BANDS 16 RECYCLING 24 GRADUATION 42 Playing at the Hayden Square Amphitheater, Brian Spector, an ASU alumni, pleases the crowd along with his band, August Red Spector found his place in the popular local band while attending school. Photo by Jill Harnisch Justus Gibson TO do By Jody HALVERSON Homecoming could be a time of beginnings as well as Mark Beehler, a 30-year-old alumnus, was notified of Homecoming through Jeff Patrick, a member of the East Valley of the Alumni Association. Beehler had expressed interest in the Royalty Selection and was a judge this year. " Being a judge is a great opportunity to view the process of court he said. However, he said the task was not an easy one. " I was overwhelmed with the quality of the candidates and found it difficult to choose from the many deserving applicants, " he said. Beehler said he returned to ASU for Homecoming every year and liked to see friends from the Valley and out of state who he hadn ' t kept in touch with. " We ' re all the same people we were, " he said. " I don ' t notice any changes as we get older. " STUDENT LIFE HOMECOMING Scott Burgus by Julie Reuvers HOMECOMING COMMITTEE, IN CONJUNCTION with the Alumni Association Board of Directors, pulled off a successful " Deviltime " with 1991. " Homecoming 1991 was phenomenal, " said Raquel Gutierrez, Assistant Executive Director of Alumni Relations. " In fact, I think it may have been the best this university has ever seen. " Gutierrez attributed the success to the fact that ASU drew large numbers of alumni back for Homecoming, and alumni had " taken in helping to develop and plan for the events. Every homecoming committee consisted of chairperson and one from the Alumni Association board, as well as other committee members. However, alumni who didn ' t become involved in the actual planning process were simply drawn back for other reasons. " Being called back to a group you belonged to, such as the Devil ' s Advocates visit, " Royalty Director Stephanie Phillips said. keeping Homecoming alive. " There ' s a serious lacking to keep traditions, as the universities do o ut east, " she said. One attempt at keeping up the traditions occurred on A- Mountain. The Lantern Walk, which originated in 1885 but was forgotten until its rebirth a few years ago, drew over 500 students, faculty and alumni. Alumni Chairperson for the 1992 festivities, Jeff Patrick, named the Homecoming Parade as another big success, with over 5,000 people attending. " I think the opportunity to see people you haven ' t seen in awhile is what draws so many alumni back, " he said. Gutierrez said she felt that progress had been made toward making Homecoming an event steeped in tradition. " These last few years have just been building blocks, " Gutierrez said, " but this year we actually added another building. " larry marmie angie prather mike blaker Hayden Houser ti CITY COUNCIL GETS Mailena Martinez ISSUE OF AFTERHOURS WAS A DISTURBING ONE. Tempe residents, police officers, club owners and Tempe City Council members found it difficult to agree on a solution to the matter. The problem had many sides and deeply affected all parties involved. While council members and police officers were concerned with safety, club owners and minors were worried about losing the right to go out after 1 a.m. As of November 1991, After the Gold Rush, Club Rio and Club Encounters were the only three clubs granted an afterhours permit. of License Services, Phyllis Simko, said she felt " it isn ' t really difficult " to get a permit. " We have only received four applications, since Club UM withdrew theirs, " Simko said. " Three establishments have replied, and they have all received permits. There have been no denials. " Simko made it clear that photo these permits were granted under certain conditions. Club owners had to go Houser through a complete applica- tion process in order to get one. Some of the things owners had to submit to the council were a list of afterhours activities, a floor plan of the entire club, a legal description of the premises, a list of people within a 150-foot radius and fingerprints of all applicants. The most controversial condition was that no one under 21 was allowed to go into the club for afterhours, even though no alcohol could be served after 1 a.m. Vice Mayor Carol Smith said she didn ' t think people of drinking age should be allowed in the same establishment with minors. " When the two groups mix together, that ' s when the trouble starts, " Smith said. " They ' re supposed to be separated. " Continued on page 14 2 NIGHTLIFE STUDENT LIFE Hayden Houser By MARLENA MARTINEZ Despite her hectic school and work schedule, junior Dawn Layton still found time to relax. Layton said she preferred going out to a " kick-back " place rather than a " meat market. " Her night spot was Balboa Cafe. " I go there on Fridays after work, " Layton said. " It ' s a good place to unwind and have a good time with friends. " Layton said the at Balboa Cafe was " They have live music, but it ' s not too loud, " she said. " I like the different bands they bring Whenever she felt the need to go to a more " upbeat " place, Layton said she went to the Arizona Center. " I like it because of the variety there, " she said. " You ' ve got a lot of bars to choose from in the same area. NIGHTLIFE LIFE Marlena Martinez Continued ffom page 12 Smith also said that all council members were concerned with " what ' s been happening " at night in Tempe. " I think that when we look at the track record of afterhours clubs, it ' s not good, " Smith said. " We ' ve had a lot of trouble and violent incidences. " Simko said that it was not only one instance that caused the council to establish the ordinance. " We looked at the overall picture of Tempe, " Simko said. " We needed more development and control over these establishments. " Mark Simonek, a manager at Club Rio, said the ordinance had virtually no affect on the club. " We never had afterhours for those 18 and above, " Simonek said. " We have them to make people more conscious before driving home. " When asked if he thought underage persons should be allowed to attend afterhours, Simonek said, " that ' s up to the city Tempe. " He also said he by thought that if bars on afterhours profits, they should find another means user of business. Still, the debate raged on. Other club owners held that afterhours not only gave patrons extra time to sober up, but it gave minors something to do other than roaming up and down Mill Avenue. Alex Michelson, a liberal arts major, said she felt that instead of having solved the problem, the ordinance actually made it worse. " People are always going to find something to do, whether it ' s allowed or not, " Michelson said. " I think it causes more trouble when a lot of people are wandering around aimlessly. They ' re more likely to do something illegal anyway, like cruising or trespassing. " Michelson also said that because minors weren ' t legally allowed to go into bars, they often went outside the law with fake I.D.s. " So many people have fake I.D. ' s because they ' re easy to get, " she said. " People want to go to afterhours basically to socialize and dance. But when they have fake I.D. ' s, they drink, too. " The Tempe City Council undoubtedly took all of these things into consideration when they established the ordinance. " All I can say is that we think very hard before granting any afterhours permits, " Smith said. sTUDENT LIFE NIGHTLIFE By MARLENE E. NAUbERT When you think of fame, do images of Hollywood premieres, expensive dinners at trendy restau- rants and signing autographs pop into your head? For August Red ' s Mike Gatt, fame was much more than this. " Fame gets you a good table, but it ' s also an instant soapbox, " he said. " People pay attention to what you ' re saying of what you are. " Gatt, an ASU graduate, said that even local fame had its pitfalls. " With fame, comes being looked at under a microscope, so that everything you do is he said. " For example, if I walk through a crowded room and I don ' t say anything to an body, instead of being He ' s being to himself right now ' , it ' s ' He ' s stuck up ' . " Gatt said something positive to the world through the band. " I want the power to make a difference in the World, " he said. " For me, the vehicle I ' ve chosen is what I love to do. " Jill A. Harnisch Jill A. Harnisch Mike Gatt Tim Thiel Sigma Nu Sigma Chi STUDENTS TRAVEL ROAD TO SUCCESS by Marlene Naubert FIRST GLANCE, MIKE GATT AND BRIAN SPECTOR may have looked like any other guy in your English class. What you may not have known, however, was that after class was over, they played guitar with their band, August Red, at many of the Valley ' s hottest nightspots. Although this may have seemed glamourous, both tried to maintain a decent grade point average while pursuing a career in music. " In our last semester, we were flying to L.A. two times a week, we were playing in Tucson and Flagstaff regularly and we played in town maybe three nights a week, " Spector said. " The other four days, I was the most serious student in the world. " Gatt said that he used his energy from performances to study after playing in a club. " Sometimes we ' d be playing a show until 1:00 in the morning, and I ' d use the adrenaline to study after a show, he You learn to write , five-page papers in five minutes. the Spector, who graduated in 1991 with a degree in political science, added that getting to know his professors on personal level helped him with his classes as well, and that they would often go to see the band in a club. " I would definitely recommend trying to get to know your professors, " he said. " Not only does it help you in your classes, but you learn more. I still have friendships with my old professors. " Gatt, who received his degree in communication in 1991, attributed his success to time management and setting priorities. " Effective time management will get you out of college in four years, " he said. " Not many people have less than three or four priorities, where for us, we had two. " Spector expressed his view that although he got a lot out of his college experience, most of his education was obtained onstage. " Education really refines your senses where you ' re able to appreciate things on an intellectual or abstract level, " he said. " But music ' s really been my education, because we ' ve gotten to see the extremes. " STUDENT LIFE LOCAL BANDS 17 Jill A. Harnisch By JoEy Fox To many students, heritage was important whether it was shown by a football game or just going to the Farce Side Comedy Hour on Fridays at the MU. Peter Ranger, a freshman and Student Alumni Association member, said that although he joined the SAA for the benefits, he later saw the importance of preserving tradition. " Members of the are able to keep the traditions alive by the foozeball contest or just painting the " A " on top of the Mountain, " he said. " In a school so large, tradition is needed to bond students. " Ranger said that he chose ASU because he felt a great er sense of community here than at the other Arizona universities. " Some of the happiest times shared in college are those which exemplify some type of he added. Scott Burgus Craig Valenzuela Chris Simmons don dotts by Joey Fox OOTBALL GAMES, THE PAINTING OF THE " A " ON Tempe Butte, and the annual oozeball may all have been viewed by students and non-students alike as a part of tradition at ASU. However, according to some students,the demolition of old buildings on campus and the growing population has made the task of pre- serving tradition difficult. Don Dotts, executive director of the Alumni Association, said that since the ' 60s, when many of the old traditions died, it had been difficult for new ones to survive. " Traditions don ' t just start up, they evolve, " Dotts said. " With less than 5,000 students on campus out of the 43,000 registered, the main traditions still seem to focus on events that everyone can take part in, such as athletic events. Dotts added that. recent traditions such as publications which have begun in the last five years, have served in preserving tradition. Sophomore Nick Gerbis agreed with Dotts concerning the difficulty of preserving tradition. " For a school so large, it needs a tradition to bond the students, whether it joins only a certain group of people or not, " he said. However, Jennifer Montoya, a freshman and commuter said that the tradition-oriented activities were aimed at those who lived on campus. " With the population of the school, the number of commuters, and the diversity of the students, a lot of tradition has been lost, " Montoya said. " With the demolition of the old buildings, not only is the tradition dying at ASU but the heritage as well. " Freshman Shelley Detwiller said tradition was not especially important to her. " The diversity of culture and age, as well as the population at Arizona State, causes students not to dwell or think about tradition, " she said. " Whether or not the campus looks the same in twenty years is unimportant to the average student who just takes classes and then commutes home L I Nariman Firouzye by E.Naubert SEEMED AS IF NO DEPARTMENT ESCAPED THE WRATH of the budget cuts that hit ASU last year. Perhaps nowhere was this more evident than in the fine arts department. ASU Public Events suffered a loss of 14 last year when the axe fell. " Not only did we lose friends and people that we worked with, our program was carried out with less experience and manpower, " Associate Executive Director Charles Bethea said. " We were the first department on campus that had to take that bite. It may have to happen again before this recession is over with. " ASU ' s fine arts were usually centered in three locations: Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium, the Sundome and Kerr Cultural Center. Each venue had an entire season booked, and with the budget cuts, the department had to be very discriminating when it came to choosing a program. " We may have done an event traditionally for the cultural enlightenment the community, but we may have to look at event and say, ' Well, that doesn ' t sell well " , Bethea said. " In a year like this, we may do one orchestra instead of five. " Bethea pointed out that ASU Public Events had to examine their entire program. " What we ' ve had to do is review our operating procedures and we ' re in the process of booking next season, " he said. " We ' re having to be a lot more conservative. We ' ve got to be fairly confident that we ' ll at least break even. In better times, we would program for the community. We have to look harder at things because there ' s less money to work with. " Stephen Potter, a programming coordinator, said that programs had to balance each other. In many cases, a strong ticket seller could help make up for one that drew a smaller crowd. " You know that there are events that you will have to take a loss on, " Potter said. " Arizona is not a big supporter of the ballet, but something like the Red Hot Chili Peppers will help balance it out. Continued on page 22 debbie boone Continued page 20 You need to balance it so you have your fine arts and your more popular events. " The three main venues operated on separate budgets, with Gammage and the Sundome receiving subsidies from state funds. ASU also paid the venues ' utilities. Bethea said that, sometimes, one venue helped another if there was a shortfall in revenue. " We have been able to cross-subsidize when we needed to and that has helped us, " he said. " If they have deficit trouble and we can help ,we do and vice versa. " Michele Robins, ASU Public Events ' public relations specialist, said that the budget cuts had hurt the promotion and marketing departments as well. " The budget cuts sort of cut our marketing department in half, " she said. " As a result, there are only two people in the marketing department here. It really did affect us, and now we ' re feeling the brunt of it because it ' s our busiest time of the year. " Conversely, the budget cuts were not the sole reason for ASU Public Events ' woes. Many people attributed it to the recession and a general slump in the entertainment industry. " Unless it ' s a blockbuster artist, they ' re the only ones who really sell out besides our Broadway shows, " Robins said. " I believe it ' s due to the economy. People just They ' re picking their artists. If your favorite artist was Randy Travis and you had to see him, you would find the money to go to that show. They don ' t have as much disposable income. " Debby Boone Nikk Julien Potter said that, often, artists go hot and cold very quickly and without much notice. For example, violinist Nadja may have sold more tickets right after she was featured on " 60 Minutes, " but a year later, she might not have had the same audience draw. " But when we had Baryshnikov in October, he sold the place out, " Potter said. " But, then again, that ' s Baryshnikov. " Public Events stood to lose more money when Gammage closed for seven months starting in May 1992. Renovations were planned for the venue, including air conditioning, better dressing rooms and improved access for the disabled. " The best thing that could happen to us is to have nine or 10 concerts next season to make up for that, but it doesn ' t look like it ' s going to happen, " Bethea said. By MARLENE E. NAUbERT If you were like many people who attended performances at Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium, the Sundome and Kerr Cultural Center, you were more likely to go if there was a " big name " on the program. However, big names cost money, and according to Charles Bethea, Associate Director for ASU Public Events, they had department had to watch their spending. " If we ' ve got a star that ' s a big enough name, sometimes we can ' t afford them because their fees arc just too big, " he said. " Usually, you can negotiate, but there are some times you just can ' t get there. " Bethea said that often having a celebrity ' s name on the program such as Michael Crawford in " The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber " could help make up for a show with narrower appeal, like " The Great Orchestras Series. " " If we... maintain a little bit of realism when it comes to the big names, then you ' re going to be okay, because that ' s what you want to do to make ticket sales, " Bethea said. Nariman Firoozy Scott Burgus Recycling wasn ' t just a ' 90s fad to Jerald Hunter. It was a way of life. " Unfortunately, I believe it (recycling) might just turn into being a fad, at least in America, " said the 21-year-old mechanical engineering major. " We are a consumer-oriented country. People are not concerned with waste. Hunter said that he started recycling in the spring of 1990 by turning aluminum cans in at the local grocery store. Approximately six months later when he began recycling more material newspaper, tin cans and mixed paper products), he brought it to the Gentle Str Cooperative — a recycling center. " I don ' t recycle for the money, " he said. " I recycle for the sake of not throwing away resources that are still good. " By David KEXEL Tom Hershey Craig Valenzuela Rachelle Marks Tracy Calhoun Tom Hershey Tom Hershey UNIVERSITY TAKES STEPS TOWARD A RECYCLING PROGRAM by David Kexel HE THROW-AWAY GENERATION HAD PASSED. ASU, as well as the nation, slowly realized that steps had to be taken toward recycling in order to preserve the environment. However, the campus had to put its money where its mouth was literally. Students, staff and faculty first recognized the drive toward recycling when they went to drop two quarters in the soda machine. In order to fund a recycling program, soda prices jumped to 60 cents over the summer. " There ' s a great interest in recycling on campus, but unfortunately at this time in history, it costs money to run a recycling program, " said John Riley, assistant director of Purchasing. Even though there was a lot of interest in recycling, the program became a necessity for the University. The Arizona Legislature passed a mandate requir- 50 percent of all the paper they used. However, there were no made to finance recycling projects. Funds generated from the 10-cent hike were used to finance the collecting, sorting and delivering of recyclable material. " Our first priority is to comply with state law, " said Dave Brixen, associate director of Physical Plant. Therefore, recycling paper was the first phase of the program. As of September 1991, 18 buildings were included in the program. Boxes were distributed throughout each building, and occupants of the building had to deposit paper in the containers. " We are trying to phase in the program, " Brixen said. " All buildings will be included in the project by the end of the fiscal year — June 1992. " . Despite the focus on paper recycling, aluminum recycling was not being ignored by the University community. Many departments collected their own aluminum cans and used the money they generated for special projects within the department. " Our department donates the money we collect from recycling aluminum to a needy family at Christmas, " Riley said. STUDENT LIFE RECYCLING PARKING TO do IT? MARLENE E. NAUbERT If you had trouble parking with a decal, imagine how much tougher it might have been if you had no sticker at all. " I don ' t have the time or the money to go get a decal, " Sean Mireau said. Mireau, a junior jazz performance major, chose to park in various places, such as parking lots, rather than buy a decal that would allow him to park on He said he felt it was a hassle to have to obtain a decal in order to park on Jill A. Hatnisch " Everybody hates it, " he said. " But it ' s not like they (ASU) are doing it for fun, squeezing 20 people into one spot. " Mireau said he had gotten approximately four parking tickets during his time at ASU. He added that he believed the parking situation could be improved by cutting enrollment. " The ratio of people to spaces would be less, " he said. Craig Valenzuela Craig Valenzuela Dave Giovagendi by Jennifer DeCarvalho HE BIGGEST COMPLAINT COMMUTER STUDENTS SAID they had was that the campus was too impersonal. They said it was easy to feel lost, confused and like simply one social security number out of over 40,000. Living far from campus could also intensify their feelings of isolation. Commuter Devils, a club designed to make these students feel like part of a group, was led by Diane Arnott, a senior microbiology major. She said the club was discontinued last year due to lack of interest. " Most students who do commute are working as well, " she said. " They just don ' t have the time. " Since the majority of the students who commuted came from as far away as Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills and Chandler chose to drive to campus, parking became an issue as well. The average price for a decal was approximately $85 per year, but this did not assure drivers a place to park. Arnott said that it depended on what time students arrived as to whether they got an parking space: the earlier, the better, see that not everyone Steve Begalman Dave Giovagendi same day. The concept of carpooling seemed to be not only environmentally conscious, but convenient as well. Stef Cohan, a junior communication major, had a system where she took turns driving each week with two other people. " It ' s just a lot less hassle, " she said. " This way I don ' t have to worry about my bike getting stolen and I ' ve always got someone to walk to class with. " Bicycles were another popular mode of transportation, but due to the high rate of theft on campus, many people rejected this option or chose a " cheap cruiser " rather than the tempting bike. " I know so many people who ' ve gotten them stolen, " Cohan said. " I spent $500 on my mountain hike and the last thing I want to do is come out of class and find the seat or tire gone. John Turzott melissa Difiore PEOPLE HAVE TO LEARN THE LESSONS OF LIFE the hard way. For the ASU students who went to Kuwait, those lessons were not ones that would be easily forgotten. Lieutenant Colonel Jeannine Dahl, the dean for community resources in the College of Nursing, took part in program for Operation Desert Storm that sent 300 nursing students and nurses to the Middle East for six months. Four of those students were from ASU. " I gained a greater appreciation for life in Dahl said. " I also learned a lot about delivering healthcare under adverse conditions. The students who went learned about nursing care first-hand. It is an added experience to help them in times of crisis. " Ron Keats, a sergeant in the army reserves and junior nursing student, said that he was glad that he went, but he did change because of the experience. I ' m glad I went, " Keats said. " I learned The nurses who were deployed to Saudi Arabia worked in a 200 bed hospital called Med Center West that was located 35 miles from the Kuwaiti border. Most of the 400 patients treated at the hospital patients were Iraqi prisoners of war. " After the patients started coming in, we realized that the hospital was going to be mostly for Iraqis, " Keats said. " Out of the 400 that we treated about three-fourths of them were POWs. A lot of them had to be treated for malnutrition. " But it was a privilege to treat them so that we could show them what Americans were really like. " Most of the students who were sent to the Middle East had to leave in the middle of the semester, which left their studies hanging. This was something that posed a lot of problems since all the incompleted classes had to be made up. Sergeant B.J. Wroten, who was sent to Kuwait as a part of the sixth bulk fuel Marine reserve unit, said that it was hard to leave on such short notice. continued on page 30 daniel boor Daniel Boor By MELISSA DiFioRE For Ron Keats, a second-year junior, a few tattered yellow ribbons were not the only reminders of Operation Desert Storm. " The stresses of preparing yourself for war, the stress of accepting that you might die are ones that any soldier can appreciate, " Keats said. " It ' s hard to let those stresses relax since I ' ve been back. The things that were before are not as important now. Keats said that he learned that relationships come first. He added that the war did help him focus his career. " So far I haven ' t had a focus on what area of nursing I enjoy, " he said. " But the intensity of the war helped me focus on what I want to do. " STUDENT Scott Burgus continued from page 28 " I was so frazzled, " Wroten said. " I couldn ' t believe it. We only got two weeks notice. First they would tell us that we were leaving and then they would tell us that we were staying. It was hard to continue going to school. " Wroten added that he was still on active duty for a month after he returned so he didn ' t go right back to school. " Right now I ' m still completing some of the incompletes, " he said. " After I got back (April 15) I went into summer school and made some of them up there. " Keats was also making up his incompletes during the fall semester. Wroten, a senior sociology major, added that leaving only added one semester on to his education. For the nursing students, leaving on Nov. 21, three weeks before the semester ended, was frustrating since they spent six weeks at Fort Ord in California. " A lot of the students were bitter because we felt that we could have been in school finishing our classes the whole time that we were in California, " Keats said. For most of the students who returned from the Middle East, it was hard to get back into the general routine of college life. Keats said that it was a big change after being absorbed by the military for six months. " It is difficult being back because after being controlled 100 percent by the military, I want some time to do things at my own pace, " he said. " It ' s hard to listen to professors now. " " I learned patience, " he Wroten said. " When you ' re in you hate to stand in line and you ' re always real impatient. But, over there, when anything can happen at any time, you learn to be patient. " Worten added that his experience also changed how he felt about life in general. " Little things don ' t really seem that imperitive anymore because I ' m used to worrying about just surviving, " he said. Ron Keats operation desert storm B.J. Wroten By MARLENE E. NAUbERT For some students, getting married and starting a family did not necessarily mean leaving the home and hearth of their parents. When Scot Lewis and his wife, Michele, first got married, they lived at home with his parents, who helped them financially. " It was one way we could help them, and Scot could stay in school, " said Scot ' s mother, Lynn. " That was the main objective and it worked out pretty well. " After Scot and Michele ' s son, Devon, was born, Lynn further helped them by providing day care while Scot was in school and Michele worked. Scot and Michele eventually moved into their own apartment, something Lynn said benefited everyone concerned. " It ' s so important for Scot to go to school, " she added. Jill A. Harnisch Helen geisler Scot Lewis Devon Lewis Jill A. Harnisch Jill A. Harnisch STUDENTS JUGGLE SCHOOL, FAMILY AND WORK by Kielii MAGINE THIS SCENE: YOUR DAY STARTS AT 5:30 A.M. and does not end until midnight. During this time, you go to school, work, try to do homework, spend time with your family and maintain your sanity. This was a typical day for Scot Lewis, a junior music education major. He was a student who was going to school, working, and raising a family. " I wish I had more time to do things, " Lewis said. " I have to really manage my time in order to get everything done. " Helen Geisler, a broadcasting major, was went to school and freelanced for ESPN. " Things got easier after I got married, " Geisler said. " My husband helped me a lot through school. " Geisler ' s husband is originally from Iceland and graduated from ASU in August 1991. She helped said that his support for her Add a family, and work to this load, and things got tough. " I don ' t let myself get discouraged about school, family and work, " Lewis said. " I just visualize myself getting the rewards I am working so hard for. " Some students no longer just went to school. The phrase " traditional student " was being replaced by a new generation that worked, had families and a social life, as well as classes to attend. " I think freshman and sophomores are traditional students, " Geisler said. Setting goals and achieving them was a high priority for those juggling school, family and work. Just conquering everyday obstacles was an accomplishment in itself, much less considering planning for the future. " After graduation I plan to be a teacher, " Lewis said. " I want my family to live in a nice house that we can call home With hectic schedules, relaxation time was something that was valued. " My husband and I love to go to jazz clubs and just hang out with our friends, " Geisler said. " Relaxation time is a time for us to just be together. " JUGGLING IT ALL 33 MARTINEZ While many people seemed to talk openly about sex, and practically everyone thought about it at one time or another, how significant was it really in terms of a relationship? The answers were as varied as the couples themselves. Cheryl Fortier said she believed that sex was not the most element of her with Bob McAllister. " You need to have as a strong base to prevail over else, " she said. " If sex comes first, you are more physically rather than attached to the person. " Though McAllister admitted that sex could be influential in determining the level of that a relationship had, he essentially agreed with Fortier. " It ' s not even close to the most important thing, " he said. Jill A. Harnisch by Martinez HE WORD " RELATIONSHIPS " MAY HAVE SEEMED TO be used rarely these days. This may have been due to the growing belief that dating had more casual. The few couples who did stay together, however, seemed to have a lot in common. Andy Gattorna, a student at NAU, and Kate Keegan, an ASU student, had been together for eighteen months. Keegan attributed their relationship to understanding, and trust. " He ' s my best friend, " she said. " We trust each other. That ' s a big thing. " Both Keegan and Gattorna expressed similar views about the importance of acceptance, communication and honesty in a relationship. " People just aren ' t patient, " Keegan said. " They don ' t bother making friendship first. They try loving each other before they like each other. " Cheryl Fortier and Bob McAllister said that their was also a success. Kate Keegan Fortier and McAllister, both music Henri Cohen Andy Gattorna Keegan education majors, had been involved for nine months. Their reasons for staying together ranged from trust to simply knowing when they got on each other ' s nerves. " We ' re tolerant of each other, " Fortier said. " We are also very easygoing. Whatever happens, happens. " McAllister had a strong opinion concerning why couples didn ' t seem to stay together for a long time anymore. " People just don ' t talk very much, " he said. " I don ' t think people want to stay together anymore. They just want to have fun. " Both couples also agreed on some of the problems of dating. " I think people are more open sexually nowadays, " Keegan said. " When you start a relationship on that, you don ' t get a chance to see how the person really is. " Many singles might have believed that the energy it took to maintain a relationship just wasn ' t worth it. These four individuals said they have learned otherwise. " When I wake up in the morning, I have something to make me smile, " Keegan said. SLUMP IN INDUSTRY BRINGS FEWER CONCERTS It ' s probably been a while, and you probably used to attend many more than you do now. This could have been attributed to several things. First of all, the economic recession left people with less " disposable " income, and second, there was a general slump in the music and touring industries, which resulted in fewer being brought to the Valley. Perhaps you noticed that very few concerts came to the University Activity Center last year. This was largely attributable to the growing number of venues equipped to handle concerts in the Phoenix Metropolitan area, including the Desert Sky Pavilion, that were in direct competition with the UAC. " We have probably lost, since last summer, four or five potential events that would have come to the UAC that, instead, went to Desert Sky Pavillion, " Associate Executive Director of ASU Public Events Charles Bethea said. " That impacts our budget. That loss of revenue does result for us in the need to downsize our budget. " The Desert Sky Pavilion, located in West by Phoenix, was the Valley ' s newest outdoor venue, keeping dates open for concerts 365 days a year. Valley promoter Danny Zelisko of Evening Star pointed out Desert Sky ' s strategy. " Desert Sky has managed to put together ways of doing business with outside promoters like myself, where the bottom line is " it ' s either fight them or join them ' , " he said. " People seem to really enjoy the atmosphere. It ' s a beautiful facility. That gives them an advantage. A lot of groups enjoy playing outdoors. The UAC only has room for 7,500, 8,500 people on the front and sides of the stage. The bigger groups want to play to more people than that. " Bethea added that Desert Sky Pavilion was not the only competition to the UAC. " We ' ve only done two concerts this year, " Bethea said. " We have another challenge facing us in June when the America West arena opens. They ' re planning on having a heavy calendar beyond basketball and arena football. The Coliseum is another major Continued on page 38 STUDENT LIFE CONCERT 37 Continued from page 36 on competitor of ours. When the (Phoenix) Suns move to the new arena, the Coliseum will become a full rental facility, so times ahead don ' t look real promising. " Bethea added that the Mesa Amphith eater, Compton Terrace and the Celebrity Theater also played roles in impacting the university ' s ability to bring concerts to the campus. Programming Coordinator for Public Events Stephen Potter said that since ASU was a state institution, concerts were not their first priority. " I ' ve read articles saying that Chris Carter ASU is out of the concert promotion but we were never in it, " he said. " We ' re not to promote rock concerts. " One problem that ASU Public Events faced was having to share the UAC with the athletic department and give them priority concerning event dates. " We sometimes have a problem with availability, " Bethea said. " We share this building with the athletic department for basketball, wrestling and gymnastics. Sometimes we ' ll have a date that will just drop in perfectly and it will be the day of a game. So it ' s a compromise thing. We have to work very closely with those guys. It ' s not like we have a hall with open dates 365 days out of the year. " Michele Robins, ASU Public Events ' public relations specialist, agreed with Bethea, pointing out that the Desert Sky Pavilion, besides being available year-round, also had other sources of income. " We can only have so many dates open for promoters, " she said. " We cannot take as much of a risk because we are a university. Plus, the UAC doesn ' t get to keep their concessions, because it goes to Marriott. Desert Sky Pavilion keeps all revenues and sells alcohol to offset artists ' fees. " Bethea said that 60 percent of concert revenue went to ASASU, while 40 percent stayed with ASU Public Events. " We could make up to $8-10,000 if it ' s a really successful event, " he said. " Contrary to popular opinion, you don ' t get rich doing this. By the time the pie gets split as far down as it gets split, there ' s not a lot of money left. But at the stadium it ' s different. Bands will only come to the stadium if they ' re successful enough to be supported there. " Another reason for the fewer number of concerts was a general slump in the industry. It seemed as if no part of the " music business " was left unscathed. Tami G., promotion director for 98 KUPD KUKQ, said they presented less concerts. Continued on page 41 38 STUDENT LIFE CONCERTS Marlene E. Naubert Michael Bolton Cher Richie Sambora Sambora bon jovi Jill A. Harnisch By MARLENE E. NAUbERT When it came to the music industry, money talked when an artist ' s management went through the process of selecting a venue. With the increasing number of available venues for concerts, a state institution like ASU could not spend that kind of money to bring the big artists to campus. Stephen Potter, a programming coordinator for ASU Events, said that the department ' s main purpose was to culturally enrich the student body and not promote pop rock concerts. With the opening of the Desert Sky Pavilion, ASU ' s venues were affected as well. " Billy Joel always used to play the Activity Center, " Potter said. " But last time, he played the Desert Sky because they paid him an astronomical amount of money. We ' re a state We can ' t spend taxpayers ' money for that. Desert Sky is a private entity that can spend that kind of money. " Scott Burgos club rio mike edwards jesus jones eric scudder Continued from page 38 " Revenue ' s down because there ' s less concerts, of course, " she said. " But the free tickets we give away become more valuable because people have less expendable dollars. " She added that promotion departments have had to try new strategies to boost their stations. " Sometimes the advertising dollars are not there, then becomes even more important, " she said. " We are able to become more and more creative . Where we were just giving tickets away before, now we might give away an autographed guitar. " Zelisko said he felt that the slump in the industry was not really caused by the economic recession, but because " outlets for feeding people new music have dried up " . " There is a cultural recession in radio and the media concerning what is allowed to get to the public, " he said. " You turn on almost any radio station and you ' ll hear about 50, 60, 70 of the at time bands that are no Michael Anthony of Van Halen aren ' t buying their records. I love the group Boston, but if I hear ' Long Time one more time, I ' m going to jump out of my What happens is all these groups break up and radio stations don ' t know how to break their records. " Michael Klein, a regional promotional manager for Mercury Records, said he felt that many radio stations tended to rely on " classic " songs. " A lot of stations play recurrents, so you can ' t book shows or sell tickets, " he said. " There are a lot of new bands we have to support with airplay and marketing. A lot of good stuff doesn ' t get heard or break, and that ' s a real shame. " He added that many record companies have been forced to cut back within the past year. " The first thing you cut back is the entertainment dollar, " Klein said. " There are so many different facets that can destroy a record company. The artist can put out a bad record or it can be marketed wrong. A lot of major labels have cut back in the past three or four months. It ' s not the disco days where big cash was made hand over fist. It ' s a more analytical business now. " Klein added that there were too many factors to blame the slump on just one. " It ' s mirroring what ' s going on with the recession, " he said. " If there ' s anything to help the industry revive itself, radio needs to support a lot of up and coming bands. Giving way to some of the people who have already made it and giving some to the small guy, too. " Tracii Guns STUDENT LIFE CONCERTS 41 by Kim Kann S POTENTIAL COLLEGE STUDENTS DECIDED TO GO TO, a four-year university, many expected to graduate in exactly four years. However, this expectation faded rapidly when these same students waited in the MU to pick up their early registration schedules, only to find that, for one reason or another, they did not receive the classes they requested. Many thought getting a college degree would take as long as getting a high school diploma. Not so. These students would have to go to ASU for another semester or possibly, another year or more. Several factors contributed to this. First, their program of study changed all timing. " Graduating in four years depends a lot on what college you are in, " sophomore accounting major Amy Schnelker said. Each college had its own connie rice the College of Public wanted their graduating students to have taken a certain amount of foreign- language courses. " The classes also become increasingly difficult, so students decide to take less credit hours, " Schnelker said. " They opt to take 13 instead of 15. " Second, students worked to meet their college expenses, which included an increasing tuition and books. Maintaining a full or a part-time job lessened the time these students were able to spend at school. In addition to working, most students wanted a social life. For some, weekends were meant for relaxing and partying. Instead, students, wanting to graduate in four years, finished their homework and studied for upcoming exams, possibly causing stress and student burnout. Thinking of school seven days a week made it harder for some students to concentrate. Many students coped with this problem by withdrawing from ill-fated classes early, accepting their poten- tial bad grade, or perhaps, they left school all together. Scott Burgus Scott Burgus By KIM KAAN Finally, Senior Chad Trayler graduated with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering. Like many students, it took Trayler five years to graduate, because he opted to take less credit hours. " I only took 14 credit hours each semester since it was impossible to take 18 hours as suggested in the catalog, " Trayler said. " There is too much homework and labs for a Engineering student to take 18 credit hours. " He advised that any Engineering students wanting to in four years should go to summer school instead of more credit hours. " I wanted a social life, and I was always studying for my classes, which took up the majority of my time, " he added. Scott Burgus 43 STUDENT LIFE GRADUATION STUDENTS JOBS Jill A. Harnisch Julia Trainor Julia Trainor Larry Mack KAY, SO YOU GOT THE PIECE OF PAPER PROVING YOU spent four years in an institution of higher learning. Now what? Get a job? Julia Trainor, who graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism in December 1990, said she worried about not being able to find a job in radio. " Throughout most of my time at ASU, I did most of my training in television, " she said. " At the same time, I was doing work with KASR, but when I left ASU, I looked at my resume and it looked like most of my interest was in TV. " Trainor was hired as the assistant promotion director at KUPD KUKQ radio station, where she had been interning while going to school. Another alumnus, Larry Mack, who graduated with a broadcast station management degree in May 1989, interned and worked at several local radio stations independent from ASU before settling into his current position as a disc jockey at KUPD. " ASU ' s been really good, " he said. " The people I hung around with in college have gotten jobs in broadcasting one way or another. Maybe they ' re not doing exactly what they Trainor attributed the who came directly from local media. " All of my professors and advisers were really aware that the media is not learned through books, " said. " They were on their toes and brought in real-life situations. " Mack said that although having a degree applied very little to being a disc jockey, the experience he gained from attending school here gave him something he could not have obtained without going to college. " ASU gave me contacts that I ' ll probably be able to use over the rest of my career, " he said. " That ' s the one thing that college gives you above and beyond everything. " STUDENT LIFE 44 LIFE POST-GRAD Jill A. Harnisch By MARLENE E. NAUbERT Some people found that their college degrees wouldn ' t get them into a job they really wanted. In many cases, it got them as far as graduate school. Dave Madden was a graduate student in computer science who got his bachelor ' s degree in psychology. He said the first degree helped him educationally, but did not really prepare him for a career. " I felt the was for my growth, but it didn ' t help me develop any job skills, " he said. Madden said that the jobs he had held since graduation showed him that his interests lay elsewhere. " I chose a graduate degree in computer science because the field I wanted to go into is looking for computer people rather a bachelor ' s degree in psychology, " he said. STUDENT LIFE LIFE Craig Valenzuela Editor sara roswick ANACHRONISM 86 JUGGLING WATER POLO 106 Eta Kappa Nu Informing students about the Cycling Devils, Juan Terango shows what the award-winning team is about. Many organizations set up booths on Cady mall so they were more visible to the strident body. Photo by Scott Burgus ASASU and education It has brought topical lectures to ASU, and successful events surrounding Homecoming. It was also responsible for all of student government. It was the Associated Students of Arizona State University (ASASU), and believe it or not, it was all for you. " The activities is more like the cheerleader, " ASASU Activities Vice President Amy Golden said. " It ' s the fun things. They ' re the entertainment areas. The biggest event that the " cheerleader " sponsored was Homecoming, which Golden called ASU ' s " biggest and most successful " of all. Golden said she figured that " there was about 400 people constantly there " who attended the kickoff of the week of celebration. " Lantern Walk in the past has ranged between 50 and 100 people, and we had over 300 there (this year), " Golden said. " It ' s a big increase from last year and people really, really enjoyed themselves. " The street festival enjoyed something new last year: it was the first time that it was held on Mill Avenue, attempting to include the entire community. " The street festival has never been on Mill before, and we Continued on page 50 ALPHA KAPPA DELTA ADVOCATES Nikk Julien Front: Laura Lindstrom, Fred Lindstrom, Reynaldo Z. Dimas, Len Gordon, Ed Reis, Lynda Krigers, Fred Whitam. Back: Angel Jannasch, June Meitz, Stephani Williams, Kitty Felker, Laurie Goldberg. Scott Burgus Front: Laura Randol, Maren D. Lee, Tracey Kieselbach, Erin Penniman, Donna Newman, Kelley O ' Connor, Laura Peck, Lisa Fedler. Second Row: Kristin Gentile Heather Collins, TJ Cooper, Wendy Glenn, Zuly Naegele, Carmen Krueger, Spike Lawrence, Renee Sandler, Scott Balthazor, Ida Riggs. Back: Kirk Marshall, Mark Detmer, David Garcia, Pat Freking, Marco Courtney, Tim Lee, Frank McCune, Brien Cabianea, Keith Marshall, Don Workman. Holding up a wallet, ASASU president Greg Mechem makes a point at the Regents tuition hike meeting. This was one event at which ASASU represented students for important issues. Photo by Scott Burgus JSSA STUDENT ATHLETIC BOARD Craig Valenzuela Dinah Holm, Georgie Sevcov, Tiffanie Ross, Tina Russo . Back: Armand M. Brian Bedesem, Tim Wattier, Eric Hudson, Steve Burgess. Scott Burgus Front: Ellen Parra, Lisa Klingelsmith, Andrea Gron, Liana Bruce. Back: Brett Fredrickson, Tony Holiday, Tom Goldie, Jay Miller, Eddie Cusack. ORGANIZATIONS Continued from page 48 were very excited that we were able to do that there, " Golden said. " All the entries were from school and from clubs, from the Greek system, from colleges from alumni and the community in Golden said she did not want to confuse the general public about the activities department ' s goal. " We ' re providing activities and we ' re providing but a lot of that is also learning, " she said. The " learning " came from ASASU ' s lecture circuit. ASASU SUN DEVIL SPARK YEARBOOK Nariman Firoozye Front: Kielii Anderson, Melanie Newsome, Shannon Buckley, Scott Burgus, Jody Halverson. Second Row: Melissa DiFiore, Amie Madden, Tina Russo, Craig Valenzuela, Tori King. Back: Annalisa Hernandez, Jennifer DeCarvalho, Marlene Naubert, Jill Harnisch, Renee Caruss. " We had approximately two or three lectures a month, " Golden said. " They ' re just things trying to draw and hit on topics that are interesting, and give a general view to the students. " Golden believed that the student body was basically unaware of what ASASU could offer them. " I don ' t think students, in general, realize that things that they might or enjoy, or use are services that are provided by the government, " she said. STATE PRESS Scott Burgus Front: Christine Herbranson, Hobart Rowland, Sean Hoy, Ken Brown, Richard Ruelas, Mansua Mardock. Second Row: Mark Tynan, John Yantus, DJ Burrows, Patricia Mah, Jennifer Franklin. Third Row: Margo Gillman, Paul Caro, Dawn DeVries, Kevin Sheh, Darren Urban, Dan Zeiger. Fourth Row: Sean Openshaw, Chris Mart, Laurie Notaro, Jeorgatta Douglas. Back; Henri Cohen, TJ Sokol, Irwin Daugherty, Michelle Roberts, Ken Collins. Story by Claude Jackson BANGLADESH MINORITY MINORITY PRE—LAW Marlena Martinez Scott Burgus Front: Anila Azam, Monalisa Hasan, Noore Ali Seema Rifat Ullah,Rahima Front: Michelle Gomez, Michael Willis. Back: Hector Pazos, Robbie Aguilar, Rahima Khatun Mohammed, Mehere Ali. Back: Hasan Mushtar, Tayabur Rahman, Javier Ramos, Andy Ortiz. MD Rahman, Feras Azam, Ghulam Warsi, Ashim Shatil Haque. Nikk Julien Discussing his views, former White House Aid, Dinesh D ' Souza, participates in a debate. This debate was by ASASU as part of the Political Union series. Photo by Scott Burgus. Nikk Julien Answering questions, volunteers from the Arizona Outing Club take part at the Activities Fair. This fair was organized to make more aware ofthe different types of activities offered on campus. Discussing issues, Ian and De nise Gooding, try to reach a decision. One of the main functions of ASASU was different activities throughout the from to guest speakers. Scott Burgus Scott Burgus Discussing current issues, Barbara Ralston and Kathleen Harris answer a students question. The guest speakers addressed the point of the relationship between the banking business and marketing at one of the AMA meetings. Scott Burgus Listening to guest speakers, AMA members learn about marketing relationships. AMA offered their members many opportunities to gain realbusinessexperience. Speaking to AMA members, President Corey Owens opens the meeting. AMA , the largest professional club on consisted of 154 members. AMERICAN MARKETING ASSOC. HISPANIC BUSINESS STUDENTS Scott Burgus Front: Blachowski, Kelly Covey, Correy Owen, Doug Haggard, Patty Listler. Back Cherryl Ricketts, Brian White, Dave Gwarda, Dr. David Gourley, Gideon Malino, Cynthia Stratton. Franc Margarita Aguilera, Cathy Contheras, Marizabel Medinal, Veronica Contreras, Mayra Lopez, Angelina Ramos, Marie Soliz, Leticia Murillo, Mary-Helen Cruz, Mona Estrada, Cydia Michel, Dolores de la Torre, Renee Espinaza. Second ROW Al Nieto, Roberto Quinones, Eleanor Enriquez, Anne Marie Medina, Gonzales, Jared Navarro, Tabatha Coellar, Lisa Aguirre, Lillian Casey, Don Cardona, Rosaura Nolasco, Tony Jaya. Third Row Joseph Losada, Gonzalo DeLa Melena, Abedon Fimbres, Bobbie Garcia, Paul Lopez, Javier Ramos, Carrie Constandse, Magda Porras, Barbara Esquival Ricardo Rico, Steve Gonzalez. Back Vincent Cardenas, Carlos Alejandro, Chris Alejandro, Cruz Flores, Victor Valdez, Chris Robles, Daniel Villa, Raul Madrid, Christopher, Castner, Norah Torres, Chris Lopez. AMA Scott Burgus BLACK LAW STUDENTS MU INFORMATION Getting a jump on the competition It may have been a good investment to join the American Marketing Association. American Association President Corey Owens said the AMA had been at ASU for more than 14 years and was the largest professional club, with 154 members. He said the was also open to students with other majors. Owens said the AMA tried to give its members the to participate in mock interviews and meet recruiters. They also helped to set up internships and prepared members for the outside world. " We always work to be creative, " he said. Owens cited The International of the Year award as a goal of the organization. " The AMA is the `right arm ' of the United Way on campus, " Owens said. He added that AMA was looking into collaborations with the Make-A- Wish Foundation and the Leukemia Society, citing earlier AMA promotional events with AT T and Nintendo. Story by Jody Halverson Nariman Firooze Front, Darlene Gartrell, Sheryne Richardson, Zoe Ricicman, Dawn Walton, Tyrone Mitchell. Second Row Beverly Poellnitz, Hilary Sadler, Margo Hall, Michelle Brown, Deborah Bolton. Back Percy Bradley, Ken Countryman, LuTonya Harrison, Statia Moore, Brent Stevens. Nariman Firooze Keith Kagen, Paul Shivelhood, Rob Minarchin, Julie Carlovsky Sun Devil spirit, Michael Tomson dances among balloons at a homecoming event. The Alumni Association sponsored many activities during homecoming. Photo by Justus Gibson 54 ALUMNI ASSOCIATION Alumni stay involved with school It was nearly 100 years ago that the Alumni Association was established on campus. Founded in 1894, the Alumni was a governing board of 33 geographical chapters and 10 college associations. The executive board was of 48 and four and met to oversee the policy making and get involved in the campus activities. " The Alumni provides an opportunity for alumni to participate in school functions and to relate to the students who are attending ASU now, " Assistant Executive Director Chris Dern said. Some of the advantages members received included discounted tickets to shows at Gammage, special membership at the Student Recreation Complex and the golf course. In addition to this, the Alumni also had a department that published a magazine to keep the alumni aware of special events. The Alumni also assisted in planning Homecoming. They took an Continued on page 56 CIRCLE K REACH Scott Burgus Front: Jim Co Ng, Jennifer Ostrom, Tyson Nakashima, Jonell Lucca, Jill Duberstein. Back Ross Rice, Rob Kubasko, Michael Oman, Mark Goldie. Front Keith Marshall. Shannon Leonard, Lydia Capobres, Esther Capobres, Lizette Castrio, Karen Handwerker, Diane Mehagian, Ana Canez, Gentile, Jim Ryan, Cindy Cox. Second Row Jeff Dillner, Jennifer Raznick, Teri Richter, Roseanna Ronga, Morgan, Anne Gunderman, Cadi McCracken, Kris Lisignoll, Dawn Nelson, Karen Kinzie, Adena Bernstein, Misa Esparza, Bryna Stokes, Paul Biwan. Back Stephanie McKibbin, Paul Thompson, Kirk Marshall, Amy Gustafson, Miki Kobayashi, Jeffrey Sheigley, Mike Perlman, Christopher Callas, Robert Noonaner, Renee Sandler, Alison Money, Mike Eckel, Michelle Douglas, Camille Reineke, Mark Whitman. Continued from page 54 active role in getting alums involved with " Deviltime " , the theme for Homecoming, by sponsoring a booth on Mill Avenue before the parade. The Alumni Association also hosted a dinner for its members on campus before the big game. One of the events of the night was an performance by the Sun Devil Marching Band. The group also participated at halftime with the Homecoming royalty. " This year ' s Homecoming was extra special because it was the first time a full effort was made by both students and alumni to work together and make Homecoming a great event, " Dern said. She added that the Alumni Association tried to get the rest of Tempe involved in last year ' s activities. This included having the parade and on Mill Avenue on Nov. 8, the Friday before the Homecoming game. " The community was more involved in this year ' s Homecoming by having a street festival after the game, " s he said. " Also, the lantern walk to A-Mountain was a good example of new traditions combining with this old tradition, dating back to the 1900s. " Story by Jennifer DeCarvalho ASIAN STUDENT ASSOICATION STAARS ASSOCIATION Nariman Firooze Craig Valenzuel Front; Leroy Yia Lee, Keun Sil Bong, Jung Pyon, Eun Hi Song, Penny Lee, Janet Tse, Joanne Tang. Second Row Henry Leung, Michael Tsan, Long Mguyen, Richard Pho, Ranjana Agrawal, Anna Yee, Edwin Chen. Third Row Kris Nalamlieng, Frank Chang, Kenneth Leung, Lan Le. Back. Kwi Hwa Kang, Elaine Xieu, Sean Tamashiro, Tran Pho, Juliana Tou, Julie Li, Dodie Lee. Front: Yvette Clarke, Kielii Anderson, Sherri Moore, Ann Turnlund, Joy Beason, Raquel Monroe, Treva Ballard. Second Jennifer Braxton, Rosalynn Tuggle, Christy Calvin, Monique Mobley, Tracee Hall, Tegia Cooper, DeAndre Washington. Back Coleman Edward, Marci Wade, Donald Clytus, Tamika Byrd, Keith Pegues, Eric Tomb, Michael Sulcer. Parading on the field during halftime, Heather Collins and Tony Mena are presented to the crowd at the Homecoming game. The Alumni Association was established almost 100 years ago. Gathering at the base of A-Mountain, students prepare to commence the latern walk. The walk was a tradition which dates back to the 1900s. Jeremy Jernigan Justus Gibson Addressing the crowd, Coor gives a speech on the West Lawn. The Alumni Association published a to keep alumni informed. Photo by Justus Gibson. ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 57 MUAB CULTURE AND ARTS MUAB COMEDY CLUB Front: Angela Read, Vanessa Vogel, Wendy Webster (Chair), Phoebe Moore Back: Kelly McMahan, Richard King, Rudy Hartanto, Theron Long, Tom Goldie Scott Burgus Front: Scott Genovese, Marcy Chvasta, Melanie Ferber, Jerry Di Knowles ll, Kelly Lock, Danny Teplinsky Second Row: Sander Alisky, Christa Justus, Mathew Sulcido, Sara Beakley, Jeff Barr, Wendy Demler, Sean Storrs. Back: Marissa Oliver, J. Rampson, Urma Bombeck, Mason Ridgely III, Ed, Jennifer Spillane. Scott Burgus For over a decade, the Serendipity Arts and Crafts Fair graced Cady Mall with its presence for one week each semester, drawing potentially of admirers to its showcase of work with everything from jewelry to pottery to clothing and much more. Many students looked forward to the fair, going from stand to stand, searching for something special. The fall ' s fair had between 35-40 artists, most of whom were local, but a few from outside the valley or out of state. Some of the artisans were even students or faculty. Dee Schroeder, advisor for MUAB, said the fair ' s main purpose was not monetarily although the MUAB collected 15 percent of all profits. Students like Julie Givans, chairperson and coordinator of the fair, took an active part in organization and production. " It brings the community together and gets people to relate and interact, " Schroeder said. In or der to be entered into the fair, artists went through an application process, at which time they submitted slides of their Continued on page 61 MUAB FILM COMMITTEE MUAB EXECUTIVE BOARD Craig Vaslenzuela Craig Valenzuela Front: Scott Genovese, Margaret Bruning, John Elliott, Daniel Miller, Alona Front: Ian Gilbert, John Chou, Daniel Miller, Daniel Eng Back: Douglas Alona Gottfried, Denise Kayer. Back: Luke Rees, Lloyd Hummel, Brian Fitzgerald, Douglas Rentmeester, Mike Hance, Sander Alisky, Suzanne Amari Julie Givans, Wendy Webster, Rosalyn Munk. Looking over the crystals, Kitty Oliver admires the fine work. The crystal shop was a favorite stop for students. Photo by Scott Burgus Discussing different types of pottery, Sheila Reinke and Diane Fleming come to an agreement on a purchase. Artists had to put in applications for participation in the fair. Shopping at the Arts and Crafts Fair, Cynthia Daley checks over a small wooden sculpture. The wood pieces were just one type of art that was for sale. Photo by Scott Burgus 60 Scott Burgus Continued work. Entries were judged and selections were made on a basis of quality and what it was thought most students would enjoy. How did being on a college campus compare to other fairs that were more open to the public? " I like being on a campus, " glass and jewelry artist Lewis said. " People look more carefully at the work and I found them to be well educated (about art) as well, " he said. Others said they had different reasons for participating in the fair. For Andrew Crawford, a graduate student who had his own business of Browsing through the sweaters, Holly Stenzel shops at the Serendipity Art Fair. MUAB collected 15 percent of the profits from the vendors. silkscreening clothing and restoring vintage kimonos, this was also a means of supplementing the cost of education. " There ' s not adequate funding for grads, " Crawford said. For some it was a way of life. Many artisans would travel to wherever the next show would take them, going from one show to another in a " gypsy lifestyle, " as described by one uni- dentified Phoenix artist. " We live here, but covered twenty-two states this summer, " she said. " We go where we want and then just sell where we can. " Story by Jennifer DeCarvalho for joy, two RHA members anxiously wait for the bus to arrive at Disneyland. The trip was sponsored for RHA members and residents. Photo by Traci Johnson Helping RAs communicate effectively Even though the residence halls were operating at much less than capacity, the Residence Hall Association (RHA) still found plenty of ways to keep themselves busy last year. The RHA tried to create a unified community for all hall residents through and p rograms. They planned seminars relating to different topics that were of concern to college students, but they made sure to plan many activities for the purpose ofjust having a good time. Last year, the RHA sponsored a trip to Disneyland in California for hall and members of its staff. The RHA did not only limit itself to getting involved with hall residents, however. They were also quite active in participating in retreats and various activities with other campus organizations. In the past, they had gone on retreats with members of organizations from all over the campus for a leadership seminar at ASU ' s Camp Tontozona in the cool pines of Payson. The RHA ' s main Continued on page 64 Continued from page 63 concern, however, was the well-being of hall residents. They were in charge of all of the Residence (RAs) and their training. For before the start of the school year, the RHA sponsored a weekend retreat with the RAs which games that taught them communication skills and workshops on goal setting and carrying out their duties as well as to solve. One workshop consisted of showing the potential RAs what their actual would be. The RAs were asked to write down what they thought their duties were, and then their answers were compared with the RHA constitution to see how close the RAs came to getting them right. One of the most important things they wanted to stress to the RAs was that with the of their hall was imperative. Many residents would be living away from home for the first time and learning how to take care of Sometimes this wasn ' t always done well on the first few tries and the RAs would try to help that transition easier for the students. Story by Marlene E. Naubert Waiting to continue the drive to Disneyland, a travelor sits on a bench outside of McDonalds. Besides sponsoring fun activities, RHA planned awareness seminars to on campus residenses. Photo by Traci Johnson Watching on the sidelines, a Lacrosse team anxiously waits to play in the game. The Lacrosse team took first place in its division last year. Photo by Nikki Ochs High hopes to be a varsity sport a former two-time All-American as a coach and players who worked together as well as the team did were to the success of lacrosse at ASU. Though technically considered part of the WCLL (Western Lacrosse League) and a ' club ' (rather than a team), lacrosse members were looking to see it part of the NCAA in 1995 or 1996 when ASU planned on adding another varsity sport. " We ' re trying to promote it on Coach Mike DeMaria said. Sophomore Jason Jansky, a team and head of relations voiced his enthusiasm about the sport. " It ' s a great sport! " Jansky said. " It ' s fast paced, fun to play and fun to watch. " Taking first place in its division last year, the team was able to travel throughout the Southwest. DeMaria explained the travel factor was an added bonus. " We get to see the lay of the land as well, " he said. As far as teamwork was concerned, DeMaria said he was impressed with the team. " It ' s amazing how well they get along, " he said. Story by Jennifer DeCarvalho Scott Burgus Attracting students to the booth on Cady Mall, Juan Tarango. demonstrates the bike device. The Cycling Devils took the Southwest Collegiate Cycling Conference during the 1991 season. CYCLING DEVILS LACROSSE Burgus Front: Jeremy Wilson, Jonathan Hurley, Christine Mychajliw, Heather Paul, Ray Jordt Second Row: Nelson Woolson, Juan Tarango, Michael Pass, Sean Feller, Don Moden, Greg Weiss, Tom Idzorek Back: Kyle Fogel, Jason Hill, Michael Kuzel, Thomas Sommer, John Krause, Ted Biewer, Kim Barr Front Adam Hanson, Julien Larkin, Scot Harnish, Thomas Probsx, Mark Markunas, David Mas, James Mayes. Second Row William Stewart, Roc Laird, Dan Hampton, Matthew Ogden, Bradley Davish, Patrick Norris, Chip Weber. Back: Michael DeMaria, Justin Jagodzinski, Charles Sargent, Todd Schoenberger, James West, Tyler Coughlan, Jason Jansky, Pete Landers, BJ Wroten. Cycling Devils become champions AMERICAN HUMANICS " in 1989 is when the Cycling Devils first came into existence, " President Kim Barr said. " They went to nationals that year and won a gold medal, and ever since then we ' ve been gearing up for which is our main goal. " Last year the Cycling Devils became the Southwest Collegiate Cycling Conference (SWCCC) champions. Barr said the sport of cycling was listed as an exhibition sport, so the Cycling Devils no funding from ASU. The club relied only on bike for sponsorships. " We get no funding, " she said. " We ' re totally self-sufficient 100 p ercent. " There were two cycling fields in which to compete: in-road and track. The Devils only in the road events,which ranged from 40 to 100 miles. Barr said the club was gearing itself for stiffer competition. " We want to go to the collegiate world championships in Buffalo, New York, " Barr said. " We plan on winning it. We do n ' t see why we shouldn ' t do it. We have such a team. " Story by Claude Jackson Craig Valenzuela Front: Jeffrey Patten, Charles Watkins, Alan Gruver. Second Row: Eldon Norton, Robert Hollard, Dave Janecek. Back: Mark Sullivan, Mark Moritz, W.D. Neiggemann, Jr. Scott Burgus Front: Dan Riedel, Teresa Bacon, Julie Rawe, Jennifer LukenbiII, Eric Odden, Debbie Cleary, Lorrie Hertweck, Fran Frey. Second Row: Jill Ledbetter, Juliet Starkey, Steie Oliver, Doceen Fay, Jennifer Zamenski, Stephen Pipoly, Monica Quijada. Back. Mark Goldie, Teddi Green, Frank Gallo, Dena Robert, Robert Ashcraft, William Schiesser. Gun Devils STUDENTS FOR LIFE STUDENTS FOR NORMAL Scott Burgus Front: Keith Pegues, Lauren Guyton, Ilia Amerson, Joy Beason, Ankech Varnado. Back: Anthony McLean, Marci Wade, Sakena Marshall, Brandi Mass, Ashahed Triche, Palo Thomas, Erica Wade. Scott Burgus Front: Darlene Gartrell, Sheryne Richardson, Zoe Riciman, Dawn Walton, Tyrone Mitchell. Second Row: Beverly Poellnitz, Hilary Sadler, Margo Hall, R.. Michelle Brown, Deborah Bolton. Back: Percy Bradley, Ken LuTonya Harrison, Statia Moore, Brent Stevens. Nikk Julien 70 papers, Anne Gunderman, and Michael Eckel organize the front desk. REACH was organized to help students become involved with different activiies on campus. Photo by Nikk Julien Promoting REACH, Shannon Leonard, Roseanna Ronga, and Stephanie Morgan, questions while Misa Esparze, supervises. REACH was involved with other activities such as the Organizations Volleyball Tournament. Providing information, volunteers from different set up booths to promote their clubs at the Activities Fair. The fair was sponsored by ASASU and REACH. Nikk Julien UPSILON PI EPSILON HOMECOMING COMMITTEE Scott Burgus Front: Anthony McLean, Darlene Akers, Ronland Moore, Natalie Young. Second Row: Daphne Tiller, Teyanna Jones, Margo Hall, Rossie Turman III, Lauren Guyton, Ann Turland. Back: Marci Wade, Ashahed Triche, Dennis Burrell, Uche Umuolo, Martin Duncan, Harold Smith, Donald Clytus. Scott Burgus Front: Yuniarto Hartojo, Haus Wolters, Buy Vcea, Pete Philbrick. Second Row: Thomson Attasseril, Aime Bayle, Elizabeth Hessel, Asif Choudhery, Ariela Stern. Back: David Madden, Andrew Kokliong Gan, Robert Brosius, Michael Stone, Chris Budd. Although extremely outnumbered, the members of REACH fought valiantly against the combined forces of ASASU and MUAB in the Paint Pellet Wars at Arizona Desert Games. Only three or four of REACH ' s 42 were able to fight for their organization, but despite the rout in armed combat, REACH succeeded to get people from different organizations to meet. REACH was to help students get involved with on campus and a table to answer questions about clubs. " We get about fifty or sixty questions a day, " said REACH member Jeff Dillner. " It ' s probably the best organization I ' ve joined. " In addition to students find clubs suited for their interests, REACH also involved itself in service and activities last year. The largest one was the annual Organizations Volleyball Tournament, which last year involved teams from 20 different clubs. When asked if REACH was a Mike Perlman, REACH ' s president said he thought it was. " (It ' s) very much so, " he said. " We ' ve done a lot this year. " REACH helps students adjust Story by David Crowe STUDENTS FOR CHOICE PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENT SOCIETY Signing a petition, Shawnna Pomeroy supports the Students for Choice group at their booth on Cady Mall. The main goal of the group was to educate students on contraceptive use and other controversial subjects. Nariman Firooze Scott Burgus Front: Linda Bertran, Shannon Tromp. Back Eric Lambrecht, Carolyn Cohen Front Brian Holland, Kathy Atevens, Jennifer Bucci, Sara Levine, Kari Kestel, Patsy Cohen, Rebecca Reif, Timmion Nichols, Blanche Johnson, Susie Gomez, Lou Horowitz Patsy Armengol. Back DeNel Sedo, Gary Klayman, Karen Brown, Julie Gorman, Rene Horowitz. Rene Roberts, Denine Tear, Shannon DiBrito, Lorenzo Sierra Jr. The main goal of Students for Choice had not changed since its incepti on. Every year, the group took on the controversial challenge of informing students of freedom of choice on the issue of abortion and various means of contraception. " We are out there to let students know there are Tromp said. " Our main goal has always been to educate. " The group hoped to someday be able to distribute condoms to students, as well as literature concerning types of contraception. " We do not abortion, " Tromp said. " Our emphasis is to keep freedom of choice open and For a number of reasons, members of the group said they felt it was necessary to leave the option of abortion up to the individual. They also said they believed that they needed to the public about unsafe abortions and the of privacy that could occur if abortion was made illegal. by Damian Gomez INTERNATIONAL PANDEVILS STEEL COUNCIL DRUM CLUB Scott Burgus Front: Daniel Tan, Haresh Tripathi, Nagarajan Lachmanan, Togesh Sharma, Dr. Hadi Baaj. Second Row Oscar Thomas, Dipen Patel, Rajasehgaran Padbatan, Humo Ulgen, David Sim. Third Row. Alpa Dave, Jeresenwy Misghina, Mary Tai Al Alghanim. Back Serban Catrava, Semra Koknar, Alex Bouzari, Gohar Allan Figueredo. Courtesy of Pandevil Club Front: Kevin McGee. Second Row. Mike Minor, Rob Arthurs. Back. David Carvalho, Jim Dodson, Naomi Peterson, J.B. Smith, Scott Werner, David Schreck. Native American clubs form family According to Hoskie Largo, president, the Native American Student Association wanted to provide help both socially and physically to the students on ASU ' s campus. The actively-involved organization was comprised of 40 members, with about " 20 extremely active members. " " The association is like the mother organization to all other Native American clubs, " Largo said. He said they liked having all clubs join together like a family, and they also worked closely with the American Indian Institute. Another goal Largo said they wanted to achieve was assisting the Native American students in their studies, so they could succeed on campus. The association met their goals by planning many bonding activities, many of which were created to benefit the whole campus and not just the Native American For example, every year, the group held a Native American Continued on page 77 74 NATIVE AMERICAN Janine Bily Examing Navajo jewerly decide , what visitors would like to Besides together with other Native American Clubs, NASA worked closely with the American Indian Institute. NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENT ASSOC. 75 NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENT Performing for NASA ' s annual fall pageant, Keith Secola sings and plays his guitar. NASA also sponsored projects to help retrieve tribal remains that were in of the United States government. Photo by Janine Bily Janine Bily Janine Bily Gathering around the buffet table, visitors of the fall begin to eat. activity that NASA sponsord was the spring pow-wow. corn into flour, a NASA demonstrates one of the many ancient chores at the fall pageant. This was one way that the club educates ASU students about Native Americans. Continued page 74 culture week, where there was traditional dancing and food. They also held an annual fall pageant and spring pow-wow. They held various other events to recognize the activities of Native Americans. However, last year, they also competed in the ASU Organizations Volleyball Tournament. Largo said the also wanted to educate other students about national issues concerning Native Americans, such as the quincentennial celebration of Christopher " discovery " of America. Apparently, the Native Americans provided more for the United States than most people may have realized. Therefore, the organization wanted to inform the ASU campus first and then, the outside community. However, said he mostly liked " the the group has with each other along with the social and aspects ofthe Some of the projects for the included repatriotism and helping Native retrieve the tribal remains that were in the possession of the United States government. Story by Kim Kaan CAMPUS AMBASSADORS GOLDEN KEY HONOR SOCIETY Membership Reception Nariman Firooze Front: Scott Peterson, Kate Lawrence Second Row: Dr. Maria Budisavljevic (Oparnica), Carmen Lomax, Michelle Hawley, Christine Nielson, Ann Wolverton, Michelle Mayer, Karen Handwerker, Laura Peck, Davinna Artibey, Jennifer Smith Back: Steve Happel, Joe Howard, Jennifer McLaughlin, Rich Satterlie, Jane Bartz, Jerry Buley, Troy Holbrook, Hazem Moakkit Scott Burgus Front Melanie Sprout, David Glas, Kyle Jones, Lisa Everaritt Tracy Day, Terri Mango, Bruce Steinbriulc, Heather Kimes. Second Row. David Wright Jr., Nathan Watson, Benjamin Weiss, Andrea Bones, Chip Hart, Jane Ferguson, Gordon Keene, Tammy Battenfeld, Steve Robenalt. Back Peter Eickelberg, Amy Carter, Eric Lowell, Peter Weir, Scott Bradley, Dan Perkins, Bob Gonzalez, Bryan Seminara, Jeff Sprout. Speaking at the ceremony, chapter advisor Dr. Mark Pastin the attendees. Pastin stressed that teamwork would help students excel. Handing out awards at the induction ceremony, President Carmen Lomax gives one to Theodore Biewar. The honor society was the fastest growing club on campus. Courtesy of Golden Key Honor Society 78 an award, Daniel Britton shakes the hand of Carmen Lomax. The club won the Key Chapter Award which recognized achievements. Photo courtesy of Golden Key Honor MECHA AFRICAN-AMERICAN COALITION Scott Burgus Front Ana Saspe, Maria Elena Coronado, Lydia Perez, Barbara Esquivel, Elizabeth Bustamante, Irma Rosales, Katie Lawrence, Leticia Murillo. Second Row John Xavier Gniot, Veronica Parra, Magda Porras, Sonia Torres, Stephanie Vasquez, Elisabeth Luquez, Cindy Carbajal, Andy Ortiz, Gilberto Nunez. Third Row Annalisa Hernandez, Thiergart, Linda Montijo, Melissa Lopez, Rachel Villanueva, Laura Pastor, Jared Navarro, Victor Monreal, Emilio Reyes, Concepcion Trujillo, Mario Garibay, Miguel Rodriguez, Roberto Quinones, David Murrieta, Miguel Tinker Salas, Rafael Anderson. Back Santiago Garcia, Ray Coronado, Chris Alejandro, Raul Monreal, Jose Mendoza, Manuel Lopez, Victor Romo, Jesus Paniagua, Paul Santa Cruz, Ricardo Rico, Frank Fernandez, Rick Chavolla. Scott Burgus Front Anthony McLean, Darlene Akers, Ronland Moore, Natalie Young. Second Row Daphnie Tiller, Teyanna Jones, Margo Hall, Rossie Turman III, Lauren Guyton, Ann Turnlund. Back Marci Wade, Ashahed Triche, Dennis Burrell, Uche Umuolo, Martin Duncan, Harold Smith, Donald Clytus. Academic excellence purpose of the Golden Key National Honor Society was to recognize academic excellence, but most importantly, to put something back into the community, President Carmen Lomax said. " We are proud to say that this is the growing honor because we now have 531 members, " she said. " Also we won the Key Chapter Award, which is to us for service and of academic excellence. " Concerning the honor society ' s awards, on Nov. 18 a $1,000 scholarship was by Cigna. Lomax said that acceptance into the society was rather stringent. " You must have a 3.5 or above and have be in the top 15 percent, " she said. " You also have to be a junior or a senior and be a full time student at ASU. " Lomax said this honor society has had many great and everyone in this group works hard to reach their goals. " Communication is very important, " Lomax said. " You could have a 4.0, but if you don ' t know how to work as a team you won ' t excel. " Story by Renee Caruss Engineering club leadership How did you make an E-day? Start with the basics: food and drink. Bring on the hot dogs, soda, beer, and keep adding more of the same. Add a dunk tank and a few volleyball courts. Sprinkle liberally with events put on by campus engineering organizations and open the gates. That was the recipe for the Engineering and Applied Sciences College Council a semi-annual event which was held last year on Oct. 4. " E-day went very well, " EASCC President Richard Wade said. " We had 400 and 450 people there. We had plenty of food, plenty of games, and plenty of fun. " The council was also involved as a resource for individual clubs inside the college. " The purpose of (the EASCC) is to provide for the government of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, to promote leadership development, and to provide activities that benefit all students ofthe college, " Wade said. Story by Carl Menconi AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ENGINEERS FRIENDLY SONS AND DAUGHTERS Scott Burgus Scott Burgus Front: Shawn DcMuinbrum, Amy Lewis, Ryan Calwards, Loren Miller Back: Front Daniel McKruken, Joe Schmidt. Back. Sean McMillian, Curt Ritter Steve Day, Doris Yee, Jeff Shafer, Brian Sanford, Rich Hall SOCIETY OF HISPANIC ENGINEERS NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS Serving up some food, Pete Benoit gives Robert Ringsrud a hamburger. There were over 400 people in attendance at the E-Day event. Scott Burgus Playing a game of volleyball, a group of people get involved at E-Day. The event took place at Tempe Mission Park. Stretching out to get the ball, an participates in a volleyball game. The EASCC was designed to promote leadership skills in the students. Scott Burgus Scott Burgus Scott Front: Juan Nunez, Ana Canez, Vincent Nunez, Flor Anguilar, Hilda Soto Second Row: Charles Escdreega, Peter Ruiz, Alma Quintanilla, Elisabeth Luquez, Julia Perez, Michael Reysnoso, Mayra ViIlatoro Back: Oscar Galindo, Osualdo Anaya, Jose Torres, Ray Lopez, Rafael Ramirez, Roberto Quinones, Hardy Front: Adam Nevills, Lorenzo Statie, Charles F. Smith III, Rossie Turman, Hardy Second Row: Shelise Buchanan, Darrin Chapman, Jimmy Pace, Myron Lindsey, Sharmie Miles Back: Philly Mo Nelms, Kimberly Greene, Darryl Sangster, Malcolm Moten, David McNeil, James Tillner, Dennis Burrell ORGANIZATION ETA KAPPA NU KUSA Scott Burgus Nariman Firooze Front: Anthony Fiandaca, Melissa Chu, Anna Yee Back Ashim Shatil Haque, Front: Natty Choi, Eun Jong Song, Jung Pyon, Eun Hi Song, Larry Jung, Steve Sadler, Jeff Peterson, Chark Stanford. Sarah Chang, Chin Hyong Chae. Back Kwang Kim, Richard Puo, Long Nguyen, Keum Sil Bong, Yong Mi Kim, BJ Park, Henry Leung. Making the world cleaner may have been a little cleaner last year because of Eta Kappa Nu ' s participation in the Adopt-A-Highway program. David West, the president of the International Honor Society of Electrical Engineers, said the organization was assigned one mile of Scenic Route 87 (Beeline Highway) to clean up by the Arizona Department of Transportation. Eta Kappa Nu members picked up litter along the road between mile markers 193 and 194. " We were told, `Don ' t pick up glass or rattlesnakes he said. He added that this was the third time they participated in the program, nearly completing their two- year contract. West said that the group required in the program for club initiates, but was voluntary for members. " the member and initiate turnout was very good, and it turned out they were just enough to get the job done in a amount of time, " West said. " (It ' s) constructive and gives back to the community. " Story by Jody Halverson ALPHA PHI OMEGA MUAB SNEAK PREVIEW Nariman Firooze Front: Lisa Bowman, Juliana Toll, Stephen L. Lentz, Kerrin Bouton, Daniel Adrian Fajardo. Second Row: Holly Ann Mueller, Deborah Anne Gutierrez, Tamar Nathan, Beck Orloff, David Minton, Mareencita Morgan. Back. Sander Alisky, Sheri Treadway, Stephanie Oliver, Donna Taylor, Debi Ternlund, Deepa Lele, Tomoe Yoshino Scott Burgus Ian Gilbert, Jerry Braden, Jeff Barr, Daniel Eng. Jeremy Jernigan Moving slowly through the bleachers, members of the Eta Kappa Nu sweep the garbage left behind by the crowd. The group often had to work for several hours to acco mplish their task. Weilding a long-handeled broom, a volunteer works happily to clean the stadium. Along with the duties at school, the members of the group worked on the highways to pick up litter. ETA KAPPA Nu 83 Getting a good start on the piles of trash, Eta Kappa Nu members start the long task of cleaning the stadium. Turnout for the cleaning jobs was high. Photo by Jeremy Jernigan Jeremy Jernigan Helping the many who need blood, Diane Kurr donates some to help out United Blood Services and the pre-medical society. Alpha Epsilon Delta sponsored three blood drives on campus last year. Photo by Melanie Markwell 8 Pre-med students blood drive It seemed only fitting that the 200 members of Alpha Epsilon Delta, the pre-medical honor society, would sponsor blood drives on campus, getting into the practice of saving lives while they were still in college. The club sponsored three blood drives each year, and the one in October was especially appreciated by the people at United Blood Services. " Right before our blood drive began, one of their main went down and they lost maybe one- half of their supply of blood, " Alpha Epsilon Delta President Walter Simmons said. Simmons said the group tried to help its members get into medical school and give them some insight into the field. " We ' re predominantly community service-oriented, " he said. " Our main thrust is to get members to see what it ' s like to be a physician. " Simmons stressed the importance of community service to the club ' s members because it was an important factor in ad mission to medical school. " A medical school won ' t even look at you if you don ' t have any type ofservice-oriented activities, " he said. Story by Marlene E. Naubert ALPHA EPSILON DELTA SOCIETY FOR CREATIVE ANACHRONISM KASR RADIO Scott Burgus Scott Burgus Front: Robert Bennett, Julie Montgomery, Nicole Lorah Stamin. Second Row: Front: Bob Gabriel, Kimber Murphy, Michael Chamberlain, Chris Lavoie William Bower, Shawn Beyer, Heidi Walkinshaw. Back: Chris Paquette, Edward Akers Back: Bobby Barr, Luka Lasavand, Al Gold, Sander Alisky Allen Shroyer, Michael Epston. Michael Epstein Setting up a mock battle, Allen Shroyer and Edward Akers fight on the West Lawn. One goal of the club was to recreate medieval times. Photo by Scott Burgus Scott Burgus During a deuling match, Allen Shroyer gets the upper hand on Edward Akers. The SCA met every Monday to practice deuling and other medeival activities. Preparing for Allen Shroyer raises his sword and shield to defend The fencing competitions were held every Friday night on the West Lawn. ASU FLIGHT TEAM ALPHA GAMMA OMEGA Have you ever wondered why knights in shining armor were dueling on the West Lawn? You may have seen the fencing competitions they created to entertain the audience as well as themselves. Every Monday, approximately 30 of the Society for Creative practiced fighting in armor for the benefit of learning about the feudal times of Old Europe. was the one of the creative activities that was performed during the medieval times. Club members tried to keep the art alive. " The members then teach other people how to do the same thing, " Society President Edward Akers said. On Friday nights, they held Arts and Science festivals where they demonstrated how to brew ales and how the people of the feudal ages dressed. There were no dues involved to be a of this unique club. Instead, they said they welcomed anyone who would show up and was willing to learn the trade. " Our main objective is to recreate the medieval times from 500 A.D. to 1603, " Akers said. Craig Vaslenzuela Nariman Firooze Front: Steve Delavara, Steve Thompson, Dennis Haworth, Todd Brown. Front: Kenneth Turner, Glen Ingebretson, Mike Riley. Back:Scott Berninger, Back: Samer Aljabari, Travis Miller, Bobbi Gladu, Shannon O ' Hara, Homan Todd Dennis, John Register, John Harris, Mike Costabile, Robert Dlabik. Homan Walker. Story by Kim Kaan Students about deaf culture Have you ever wondered how disabled students registered for classes or took tests? With the help of the Disabled Student Resources, disabled students were able to get the assistance they may have needed. The DSR had been at ASU since 1973, Associate Director Tedde Scharf said. She said that one purpose of DSR was to " provide academic support services so the disabled have equal access to any classroom or activity on campu s. " In addition, the DSR helped fund " Poetic Images, " an event in which deaf or hearing-impaired performers literature through American Sign Language (AS L) , Scharf said. " You got a terrific insight into the deaf culture, " she said of the event. Peter Cook, a deaf actor who performed his poetry at " Poetic Images, " impressed her. " He did his own poetry and is just extremely expressive, " Scharf said. " It was really an incredible performance all the way around. " Story by Jody Halverson Demonstrating the proper way to applaud deaf performances, Peter Cook receives a warm At the Poetic Images performance, deaf actors contributed original poetry. Warming up to start Poetic Images, Peter Cook encourages students to run in place. Poetic Images was founded in part by the Disabled Student Resources. Scott Scott Burgus Taking a cold shower, Peter Cook simulates getting up in the morning. Programs promoting deaf awareness were attended by many interested students. Photo by Scott Burgus STUDENT PLAYWRIGHTS DELTA SIGMA PI Scott Scott Burgus Story by Halverson 90 Front: Kim Mation, Kim Anton, Morgain Cole, Tori King. Back: Jim Leonard, Jim Denton, Meg Halverson, Aarek Moore, Adam Epstein, Sarah Munigle. about 10 students. " I like to see a good, solid sample of their work, " he said. Morgain Cole, a 30- year-old graduate student, said she was with the ideas of the other students. " You see what else is being written, " she said. Aaron Levy, a 22- year-old ASU graduate, said he the feedback from other students and would the workshop to other writers. " Not only would I, I have, " he said. " It builds your own character and it ' s a blast. " Front: Arthur Hanson, Jeff Cree, Seth Crawford, Todd Gibbons, Parisa Parnian, Alfred Moysello, Joseph Losada, Alan Finlayson, Scott Manson, Skyler Cota. Second Row: Susan Geofe, Elizabeth Burau, Shira Gafni, Lor Olivier, Stacy Rowell, Diane Miles, Rachel Hawbaker, Fran McKee, Lisa Shelly, Sarah Eldridge, John Lewis, Dawn Mulder, Randy Hawkins. Back. Jack Ennis, Al Gardner, Philip Rein, Aaron Berger, Darin Herring, Richard Moore, Howard Rohr, David Berensohn, Brent DeSaye. Did you know a Arthur Miller? Were you standing in line next to Neil Simon ' s successor at the MU? Maybe you were if that person was enrolled in the Student Playwrights Workshop. Jim Leonard, a writer for 12 years and of the workshop, outlined the purpose of the class. " Number one, to try and discover the writer ' s voice, and two, once discovered, to develop new work for the stage, " he said. Class entrance was determined by Leonard, who was quite selective, taking only MUAB SPECIAL EVENTS STEP Scott Burgus Scott Burgus a Front: Caludia Ochoa, Maricela Alvarado, Sergio Molina, Dora Yee. Second Front. Stephen Hodges, Emily Boreham, Denise Kayer, Phoebe Moore, Row Fred Amador, Nick Lopez, Andy Ortiz, Alan Yee, Jessie Garcia. Back Meredith Walters. Second Row. Wahab Abdu, Kelvin Yao, Tammy Wang, Edward Albert Ruiz, Steven Gonzalez, Gabriel Doak, Armando Torres, Manuel Lopez, Nagarajan Lachmanan. Back. Rajasehgaran Padbatan, Chinh Moore Norma Kiermayr. Moore, Mark Goldie, Sandea Alisky, John Chou. Looking on as the students read from their plays, Jim Lenard helps give for improvement. The playwright club members often acted out each other ' s plays. Photo by Scott Burgus pending a the Hacienda de los Angeles, at Circle K Robert ert Simmon and Susan help throw birthday party for terminally ill children. One of the club ' s goals was service. Photo Tyson Nakashima circle K Helping the less fortunate Being able to do something outside the campus environment and helping others at the same time could have been extremely rewarding. This was the theory that Circle K International was based upon. The worldwide group had over 10,000 members spread over six and its main goals were to promote fellowship, leadership and community service through helping the less fortunate. Some activities included hosting a birthday party for terminally ill children at the Hacienda de los Angeles, and spending time at nursing homes. The local chapter consisted of about 20 members, but Tyson Nakashima, a sophomore and president of the group said that they managed to stay in touch with other Arizona chapters. " We ' re very closely tied with other branches at NAU, GCU and U of A, " he said. Mike Oman, Circle K ' s treasurer, said that being involved with the organization had its rewards. " (The best part is) being involved with people in the and taking care of others, " he Story by Jennifer DeCarvalho CIRCLE K 93 BSU provides a place for worship It was not for students to see members of the Baptist Student Union at their table on Cady Mall at any given time during the week. Richard Scott Neil, adviser for the Baptist Student Union, said that one primary goal of the organization was to minister to the of ASU and Mesa Community College. This Christian organization had approximately 50 members, and was open to anyone who wanted to join. " The Union is a good place to worship and to create new fellowships in order to have a better relationship with God, " BSU President Matt Hampton said. During the members sponsored students who wanted to go on a ten week mission. " The locations of these missions range from Leningrad (St. Petersburg), Russia to Tucson, Arizona, " Hampton said. The organization was divided into 10 different committees that planned many other activities, free lunches to students. " The BSU provides a place where can attend a Bible study together, " Neil said. Story by Kim Kaan Enjoying a game of win, lose, or draw, members of the Student Union relax after a meeting. A primary goal of the organization was to minister the students at ASU. Photo by Traci Johnson The Students for Life organization kept itself active during the year through and inviting guest speakers to campus. " Our club has met once a week for the entire year, as well as maintained an booth on Cady Mall every Wednesday, " Co- president D.J. Orr said. " We also a speaker every two to three weeks for anyone willing to listen. " In addition, for Life expressed their concerns by organizations which provided services, as well as various government agencies. " We picketed every other Saturday, " Orr said. The group signatures year- round, petitioning for Pro-Life and in support of upholding a Bush Administration bar on federal funding for fetal experimentation (using aborted fetal tissue for medical research). Orr said that the group hoped to send delegates to Washington, D.C. for a Pro-Life conference. " Our main were to distribute information on fetal development and to abortion, " he said. - Story by Damian Gomez THE NATURAL CHOICE Marching in front of the Family Planning Institute in Tempe, Students for Life members protest the legalization of abortion. Petitioning was just one of the sponsored. many Life compliments of Students for Life Scott Burgus Nariman Firoozye DEVIL ' S JUGGLING CLUB MUAB HOST AND HOSTESS Front Daryl McCullick, Shannon Mitchell, Mike Isaacson, Mike Brown. Front: CJ Fletcher, Shannon Gallagher, Tyson Nakashima. Second Row: Julie Givans Back David Davis, Jack Pericak. Heather Penniman, Phoebe Moore, Tamar Nathan. Back: Sander Aliskey, Glen Jaffray, Sandra White, Michael Hance. The goals of the Devil ' s Juggling Club seemed apparent: pleasure and enjoyment throughout the year ' s weekly meetings. " Juggling helps me pick up women veteran juggler Darly McCullick said, as he literally picked up juggler, Mona Ruger, off the ground. Their offbeat around may have been a constant source of inspiration if not of awe, often motivating students along with a steady supply of smiles. Most important were the smiles only a child could express with each performance, as expressed by six- year-old David Lesselyoung, who simply replied, " I like it, " when asked his opinion on juggling. The magic of was a unique of the club, which attempted to provide a continuous fascination and intrigue that would be enjoyed by all ages. " The plan is to come out and play, " Green said. A fun-loving group, with an infectious sense of humor, the Devil ' s Juggling Club invited all to try their luck at this complex of hand-eye coordination. Juggling creates intrigue and fun JUGGLING CLUB Story by Damian Gomez MUAB MARKETING MUAB GALLERY Scott Burgus Scott Burgus Front: Sander Aliskey, Brian Fitzgerald, Neil McNab. Back: Sheila Specio, Front: Leilani Susee, Margaret Bruning, Connie Yarrington, Jim Tompkins. Back: Jeanine Izzo, Meredith Walters, Ron McLellan. Randy Appleton, Mark Haladums, Krys Marchitto, Mike Hance. Keeping his eye on the batons, Jack Pericak his craft. The club encouraged others to join in on their practices. Photo by Nikk Julien DEVIL JUGGLING CLUb Scott Burgus the batons, David Davis, Mike Isaacson, Shannon Mitchell and Daryl McCullick display their skill. The club held practices every Friday in front of the Language and Building. Watching the blur of the batons, Daryl McCullick and David Davis use teamwork to have fun. The juggling clu b members met for the sole purpose to have fun. Scott Burgus FLIGHT A FLIGHT B Scott Burgus Front: Melissa M. Sullivan, Tim Shaw, Mike Africa, David Hall. Second Row: Joe Lockett, Henry Blum, Tammy Chamberlin, Chad Weber. Back: Keith Guiley, Kevin Smoot, Ricardo Rico, Nathan Glancy, Tom Ferenchzhalmy. Scott Burgus Front: RoxAnne Johnson, Amy Myers, Kevin Free, Helmuth Eggeling, Ann Kubes. Second Row: Scan Russell, Matthew Inman, Stephan Moth, Ken Mersnon. Back: Adam Metcalf, Thomas Alward, Mark Katocs, Neil Anderson. Amy Reid was one individual who said she enjoyed ROTC and loved what it did for her. " Many individuals do not know what the letters ROTC mean, and the purpose of the program, " she said. ROTC stood for Reserve Officer Training Corps, and its purpose was to prepare students to become officers. Reid said her main reason for being involved in ROTC was because she wanted to become a nurse who worked with soldiers ' She originally wanted to join ROTC in high school, but the was not offered, so she learned more about it from and started sending away for information. " I can ' t become a nurse in the military until I become an first, " Reid said. " ROTC offers scholarships and also a chance to get an education, plus a job once you have your The first two years, students learned the basics. The third year, they concentrated on camp, and in the year, the students Continued on page 103 ROTC brings benefits FLIGHT C FLIGHT D Front: Keith Friedman, Tommy Doan, Luke Wu. Second Row: Karisa Pierce, Charles Ali, Brandon Dong, James Bands. Back: Mike Boger, Rob Siebelts, Christian Woolf, Michael Smith, Jeff Langford. Front: Gyorgy Laczko, Tom Gilliam, Terry Tsosie, Patrick Iannone, Phillip Legg, Matt Heikkinen. Second Row: Jeremy Fry, Russell Ramsey, Ray Ingram, Colleen Frankie, Greg Grattom, Nyema Guannu. Back: Jennifer Harris, Peter Pramowski, Tiffany Felkins, Troy Sprunge, Ruben Olivas, Travis Barnum, Brad Denton. Standing at students of Flight E wait to be inspected. ROTC offered many benefits including paying for tuition and book fees. Marching in single file across the field, Mike Boger, Karisa Pierre, and Rob Siebelts lead the drill. This part of the basic training was learned by students during the first two years. Trying out a new move, Alan Vander Ploeg jigs backward to loosen up before marching. Along with their officer ' s training, cadets also got help with school through benefits like scholarships. FLIGHT E MS I AND II Scott Burgus Front: Mike Meyer, Eric Krueger, Don Johnson, Brad Harris, Suzanne Fogel, John Moran, Pete Jacors, Marc Lynch Second Row: Darren Euiing, Erich Johnke, Paul Shivelhood, Phillip Cox, Cedric Stark, Noreen Balos, Todd Dozier Back: Dave Dunklee, Jace Gardner, David C. Trucksa, Jeff Maxson, Jay Marschke, Matthew R. Buehler, Donovan Lee Routsis, Alan Vander Ploeg Scott Burgus Front: David Blatt, Bill Hampton, Shawn M. Watt, Greg Patzer, Joseph Maurer, George Peterson, Tim McHenry, Jason Michael, Heather Walczak Second Row: Sheryl Azbill, Michawl Bigg, Vincent Dixon, Eric Hudson, Robert Repka, James Brown, Bradley Gribble, Eric Uoton, Melissa Leon, Mark Kellgren Third Row: Stephen Bramer, Daniel Mackle Joseph Herrick, Christopher Mumfrey, Paul Amonte, Curt Gromowski, Sam Silvers, Kennaeth Sanchez, Nancy Brooks, Tanya Trout, Scott Moore Back: Deanna Adams, Amy Jo Reid, Chris Peters, Vince Huah Femiano, Mark Monson, Victor Vega, Braden Birch, Adam Strube, Laura McGlynn, Melisa Frederickson, B. Douglas Hill Perfecting the art of marching, Flight D follow their leader ' s commands. Besides marching, ROTC members practiced being in charge of teaching, money matters and field training. Photo courtesy of Air Force ROTC MS III MS IV Scott Burges Front: Oscar Mortinez, Jeffrey Studrt, Kent Snyder, Rob Jettiny, George Shotzer Second Row: Sharmitresc Miles, Scott Barr, Marcus Folino, Tom Ravis, Christine Nez Back: Robert Haupt, Patrick Neal, Ross Poppenberger, Craig Macina, Dan Coakley Scott Burges Front: Kevin Dotson, Todd Cline, Jim Caryl, Vern Anderson, Don Shannon, Mark Kellgren Second Row: Scott Moore, Edgar Seeley IV, Robert Kiermayr, Charles Haygood, Jeffrey Shafer, Damien Fox, Thomas Talbott, Elizabeth Ottney Back: Michael Cooper, Jeff Ferguson, David Silver, Thomas Murray II, Timothy Wadley, B. Douglas Hill Continued from page 101 practiced being in charge of teaching, money and field training. " We have a lot of in this Reid said. " ROTC gives individuals many opportunities that are just useful for a person just to know about themselves. " Reid said that ROTC paid her tuition, book fees and gave her a $100 per month allowance. She felt that ROTC excellent benefits, because the students were salaried and received a job with insurance after they completed their Plus, they received discounts from certain stores because they were members of the military. " The payoff in the end is well worth it, " Reid said. Reid said she was glad she became involved with the program because what she learned in ROTC could be applied in the " real world " and it was challenging and " It gives me the to find out what I am like, " she said. Reid added that she felt she made an choice in participating in ROTC it made her see a lot of herself. " Working together as a team to get a lot of things done is a sense of pride, " she said. Story by Melanie Newsome Meeting at the Student Services Building, Don A Clytus, junior, and Jean-Pierre Thompson, sophomore, discuss future events for STARS. The organization ' s goal was to make sure that every black student had the tools to be successful in college. Photo by Nariman Firooze Helping minority students adjust " Being successful means becoming successful " was the theme for STARS (Students Taking Action to Reach Success). " Our goal for STARS is to make sure every black student has the tools to be successful at ASU, " STARS Coordinator Don Clytus said. " I think STARS is a good organization for black students to get involved with, " Freshman Monique Mobley said. " We need an organization that unite the black students on campus. We need that strength to succeed. " " Once a student becomes a STAR, they are always a STAR, " Clytus said. " The skills a STAR acquires will not only help them to succeed in college, but will also help them in their future goals. " The STARS Fourth Annual Student Leadership conference, featuring speakers and workshops, was held in October. The goal was to inform students of ways they could survive in college and after graduation " I really enjoyed the speakers at the Joy Beason said. " I received a lot of information on how to succeed in college. " Story by Damian Gomez WATER POLO CLUB 106 Scott Burgus Scott Burgus Front Keith Pegues, Lauren Guyton, Jila Amerson, Joy Beason, Aikien Varnado Front Yasaman Nafisi, Eric Mortensen, Carolyn Dillon. Back Darius Himes, Varnado. Back Anthony McLean, Marci Wade, Sakena De Youbg Marshall, Shahram Dana, Kevin Pars i, Arash Peimani. Brandi Mass, Ashahed Triche, Nalo Thomas, Erica Wade. Since it was started eight years ago, the water polo club had been an active sports organization on campus. " For $25 a interested can join, " Chris Rieder said. Twenty-six students, comprised oftwenty-five men and one woman who were interested in playing water polo, practiced for and tournaments three to four days each week. These practices were normally on and Thursday. During the month of November, their stats were one win and two losses, Rieder said. Coached by Mr. Jan Lorent, the water polo club travelled on their own expense to compete with universities in New Mexico, Texas and Colorado, and also engaged in com petition with the U of A and NAU. " Our coach, Mr. Lorent, was also a member of the water polo team when he was a student at ASU, and now he is the coach, " Reider said. Reider promoted the sport as a great way to stay in shape. " The water polo team is an excellent way to get fit with fun from a sport in the water, " he said. Polo players keep in shape Story by Kim Kaan BAHAI CLUB NAACP Lofting the ball high, Chris Trout prepares to pass the ball across the pool. The polo team consisted of 26 players. Photo by Jeremy Jerrnigan START STUDENT FOUNDATION Front. Laura Peck, Karen Thomas, Lillian Casey, Michelle DeWolf, Julie Sitver, Patricia Mah, Joelle Costello. Second ROW: Thomas Malayil, Denise Gooding, Margy Cummings, Sarena Ames, Stephanie Nielsen, Priscilla Cartier, Shelley Reid. Back Slade Karletun, Jennifer Ostrom, Wes Stroh, Andy Fleck, Andy Groth, Rob Noonan, Marco Angelo Courtney, Rachel Schmie, Rebecca Petersen. Front. Stephanie Phillips, Alda Montiel, Tracey Kieselbach, Trish Madrid, Kate Weakley, Jen Bruzzano, Chris Alley, Jenn Guerrero, Wendy Glenn, Patricia Mah. Second Row Amy Golden, Daniel Pombo, Tony Mena, Carmen Kruger, Lisa Shelly, Rita Alcaraz, Mandy Johnson, Brant Redford, Joe Durant. Back Fred Amador, Andy Ortiz, Frank Jones, Mark Dupster, Krista Newcumb, Barry Garbarino, Kim Kobojek, Lara Pierson, Michele Kokos, Cathy Yehle, Michael Harris. Jeremy Jernigan Scott Burgus Nikk Julien Leaping out of the water, Chris Hammeron blocks the pass from the opponent. The team practiced from three to four times per week. Preparing to pass the ball, a U of A player tries to get past Chris Hammeron. The club travelled to various schools for competition. Jeremy Jernigan Jason Bankey NURSING GRANTS LOANS ASU WEST ARCHITECTURE 1 40 Teaching by TV became a common thing when the school started braodcasting classes to ASU West. Associate Professor George Watson ' s political science class was one of many that helped bridge the gap that existed between the two campuses. Photo by Scott Burgus EDUCATION ACADEMICs i ' m all for positive we must the students to want to know. " Trying to keep the attention of 24 10- year-olds is a difficult job. Jeffrey Hurbed tries to teach with a ' positive discipline " style of teaching. Photo by Scott Burgus Story by Damian Gomez ATTENTION SPANS Student teaching was a helpful experience to most aspiring educators. The theories learned in a classroom often do not prepare one for the many emotional challenges teachers are confronted with on the job. " In junior high I had no experience with drugs, but now its a peer crucial point, " said Hans Nelson, a graduate student. " Hormones are going crazy. I have to deal with what seems like a dead parent, when its only a little girl fighting with her boyfriend. " The student teaching experience attention spans can be an enormous obstacle to overcome young children(as shown in the Jeffry Hurbed commands all but one attention. Photo by Scott Burgus ence has given many a new outlook towards education and dealing with the students in general is one of the most important qualities of an educator. " You think you remember 13 and 14, but complete chaos was not in memory, " he added. " Even though I like kids, 200 a day can be outrageous, and keeping their attention is almost impossible. " Although many student teachers were discouraged to teach after their student teacher experience, some found that they were eager to join their own classroom after graduation. " I was constantly learning, the student teaching experience has encouraged me if anything, " said Jerry Hurbed a student teacher. Hurbed, who taught at the elementary level, said he used a conventional approach to teaching. " I ' m all for positive discipline, we must encourage the students to want to know, " Hurbed added. " Self esteem and self worth is very important to develop at this age. " ACADEMICS EDUCATION 111 internships provide a smooth transition between the academic world and the business world. " The valuable experience gained by an internship helped many students later in their careers. Kevin Sheh was an intern for the Republic learning about the newspaper profession. Photo by Scott Burgus Story by Kim Kaan Could you imagine what it would be like to work for the Phoenix Gazette? Probably not, unless you were given the opportunity. Fortunately, these opportunities were made possible with the concept of an internship. Internships provided practical training for juniors and seniors who wanted to experience the duties of a certain career. For example, the College of Public Programs offered internships within the five academic units of the department. Students trained at advertising agencies, public relations firms eing an intern for a major such as The Arizona Republic is an excellent way to learn the profession. Senior Kevin Sheh worked on stories for the publication. Photo by Scott Burgus and they could also intern at some of the major publications around the Valley, such as The Arizona Republic, The Phoenix Gazette, The Mesa Tribune or The Tempe Daily News. Robert Barrett, Weekends Editor and Assistant City Editor for The Arizona Republic, said that the newspaper staff from the enthusiasm students from the school of journalism brought into the offices. " As an editor, I can review the basics of print journalism with an intern, " he said. Kevin Sheh, a junior major, worked as an intern for The Arizona Republic. " I ' m doing light feature work which will be good as clips for later, " he said. " These clips will be beneficial to have, especially since they were published in a newspaper of mass circulation. " Sheh also said that another plus to working as an intern was being able to work around " such incredibly smart people. " James C. " Bing " Brown was an APR and adjunct professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and who saw the program as a kind of stepping-stone. " Internships provide a smooth transition between the academic world and the business world, " he ACADEMICS PUBLIC I feel that we were all well- trained for what ever faced us,... They, didn ' t have a lot of American wounded, but we saw plenty of destruction and loss of life. " Seeing destruction and loss of life was part of the experience for those who served in Kuwait. Lieutenant Colonel Jeannine Dahl gained a respect for her colleagues. Photo by Scott Burgus Story by Renee Caruss Support Most of us were familiar with the countless number of yellow ribbons that were wrapped around car antennas, adorned front lawns and greeted the armed forces of Operation Desert Storm when they returned home. These yellow ribbons symbolized the men and women who served in the Persian Gulf and were a hopeful sight to the Combat Support Hospital Mission Group, whose goal was to sustain the front lines. Lieutenant Colonel Jeannine Dahl eing part of a group of over 300 D volunteers who went to Kuwait to help those in Desert Storm, Ron Keats is now back at ASU. The lack of medical supplies could have hurt the UN forces if there had been more casualties for them to take care of. Photo by Scott Burgus Dahl, who was also the assistant dean for community resources of the College of Nursing, was a part of that mission. " On Nov. 25, I left with the thoughts of returning home safely, " she said. Dahl, along with a group of 300, tread the Iraqi soil for little over six months. She said she learned a great deal from the experience. " From this experience I learned a renewed respect for my colleagues, who performed very professionally, and I achieved a new perspective on health care, " she said. Dahl said the lack of medical supplies could have hurt the United Nations ' forces if there had been more wounded. " There were times when it took almost a full day for the medical supplies to reach its destination, " she said. " This would have hurt greatly if there were a lot of wounded all at once and nothing to treat them with. " She added that her group was ready for the conflict. " I feel that we were all well- trained for whatever faced us, " she said. " They, fortunately, didn ' t have a lot of American wounded, but we saw plenty of destruction and loss of ACADEMICS NURSING 115 I think its good that we have to do these experiments... By actually participating first- hand, we learn how psychology really works. " Testing cognitive perception, Joy Hawkins puts Jaime Sanchez through a test. All first year psychology students had to participate in experiments. Photo by Traci Johnson Story by Kielii Anderson Experimental Learning " All students are required to participate in Psychology 100 (PGS 100) If not you will receive an incomplete in the course. " These words were posted on every PGS 100 syllabus. To pass the course, each PGS 100 student must participate in the experiments. " I think its good that we have to do these experiments, " Psychology major Stacey Wilson said. " By actually participating firsthand, we learn how psychology really works. " There were two reasons why all PGS 100 students had to participate in these experiments. The first was the educational aspect. By educating students in that manner, professors hoped that they would learn more about the study of psychology. 6 LIBERAL The second reason was the scientific aspect. " If I did not participate in the experiments, I would not have known what mechanisms were involved in psychology, " said Christy Calvin, a PGS 100 student. All PGS 100 students had to complete three credit hours of experiments. The experiments varied in length and sometimes required just men or women. " It ' s a good idea to have experiments only open to certain groups, " Wilson said. " This way the people running the experiments can get an accurate result from their experiment. " The students were also required to fill out a questionnaire during the second week of the semester. This was used to help researchers identify individual students who would be appropriate for specific research studies. " I think the psychology department should offer this questionnaire not only to psychology students but to other students as well, to get an overview of the students at Arizona State University, " Calvin said. Bing available to perform excercises D for psychology expirements is a requirement for all 100 level students. Joy Hawkins, a graduate student, has freshman Jaime Sanchez perform some cognition excercises. Photo by Traci Johnson some results from a study, Sriram Dayanand , some statistics. The research gathered here benefits many graduate students. Photo by Traci Johnson in an honors college class is more of an involving experience than in normal classes. Ida Riggs, and Michael Scott Johnson work on an assignment for one of their classes. Photo by Scott tests in an honors course is more stressful than the n ormal courses offered by ASU. Rita Hendin, a honors teacher returns exams to her class. Photo by Scott Burgus. I really enjoy my honors courses because they tend to be more discussion and involvement-oriented, whereas my other classes are based heavily on memorization. " Working and school is something many had to face, let alone an honors student. Tying to work through it all, Ida Riggs takes messages in the honors office. Photo by Scott Burgus. Story by Kim Kaan hiGHER INTELLIGENCE Ida Riggs, a sophomore English major, said that " hectic " could have described a typical day for most Honors College students, especially in her case. Riggs, a Dean ' s Merit Scholar, got up every morning at eight to prepare for her first class. After class, she had a few hours to study or sometimes, she passed her time by participating in some campus organizations. These included START and Devil ' s Advocates. As an Honors College student, Rig gs said she tried to pay close attention to her studies. However, she also managed to work 16 hours a week at the Honors College and to work as a tutor at the English Writing Center. Her day did not end with these activities. In the evenings, Riggs also attended some honors night classes. " I really enjoy my honors courses because they tend to be more discussion and involvement-oriented, whereas my other classes are based heavily on memorization, " she added. " Honors classes let students express their opinions more often because they are formatted like seminars. " Riggs said she felt there was a considerable difference the honors and regular classes. " Many people tend to think the difference is in the workload, but I believe honors classes get the same amount of work, " she said. Like many of the other Honors College students, Riggs lived in McClintock Hall. McClintock was a residence hall located directly on campus and that was designated as the scholar ' s residence. Riggs added that the hall ha d its advantages as well as its disadvantages. " Like most dorms, McClintock has little space to live in, but it has its good points like being in the middle of campus close to the professors and classrooms, " she said. the experience I gained in the labs was creative and exhilarating, which I truly enjoyed as a summer job. " Research work in the lab provided valuable experience for the stu- dents. Kerri Kavanagh finishes one of her projects in the nuclear energy program. Photo by Scott Burgus Story by Melanie Newsome ASU ' s nuclear program had been in existence for about fifteen years, headed by Dr. John McKlveen, who created the program around his ideal of nuclear reactor design. The nuclear program involved twenty-five to thirty students, making a more conducive learning environment for the students. The program had five or six nuclear classes, with two or three dealing with radiation measurements and health physics. The rest of the classes were more traditional courses pertaining to the subject of nuclear engineering. Jerald Hunter, a student in the program, said he felt the small classes had benefits. " Because of the small classes, everybody is one big family, " he said. Dr. McKlveen created the program where scholarships were offered to students. These scholarships included travel opportunities and allowed the students to gain valuable experience. Internships were offered in countries such as Austria, Switzerland, Australia and Japan in order to help students get hands-on experience in the nuclear field. Hunter said that he had the opportunity to go to Europe and gain experience by working in the labs on various projects. " The experience I gained in the labs was creative and exhilarating, which I truly enjoyed as a summer job, " Hunter said. Many of the labs for the nuclear engineering program did not take place in the classroom for three hours, but lasted for a whole weekend instead. The students and instructors would take field trips to different places throughout the state such as the Grand Canyon and Carsiera Anches ' uranium mines to take measurements. " These field trips made the working relationship between the student and the instructor more comfortable with each other, " Hunter added. nuclear program internships, started by the late Dr John McKlveen, were offered in various other countries. Ted Wald, and Becky Richardson, review some of the data from a previous experiment. Photo by Scott Burgus ACADEMICS this makes it necessary that they know what they are talking about. " Senior Larry Lazar puts the final touches on a strategy to promote light and non-alcoholic wine The project gave hands-on experience with marketing. Photo by Scott Burgus Story by Renee Caruss PROJECT OF LEARNING HOW GET? Prestige, money and power were all familiar words for students in the College of Business. In order to achieve this goal students had to complete Marketing 302 which was taught by Professor James Spiers. It consisted of a semester-long project that counted for a significant percentage of the students ' grades. Spiers said the best way to complete this project was compilation. " Apply all the principles that are learned throughout the whole year, " he said. " I always emphasize to my students that it is not the size of the project that is impor- tant, but the quality. " The first steps in this project are to choose from a list of products that the group could work on. " There are 10 products to choose from, " he said. " There also is no overlapping of any products so that each group has something different to work with. " After choosing the product, they made a trip to the library to collect information and then wrote to companies and visited stores. " This gives the students hands on experience, " Spiers said. " If they make mistakes, they will learn from them and they won ' t do it again when they really have to face the business world. " When working with a group of people, conflicts could arise, Spiers said. To solve them, he had peers evaluate each other ' s work. After conflicts were overcome, the complete project was presented to the whole class and opened to comments and questions. " This makes it necessary that they know exactly what they are talking about, " Spiers said. showing an example of a possible commercial to market wine coolers, Senior Jim Kranz talks about how his strategy would be beneficial. The was required in Marketing 302. Photo by Scott Burgus explaining how to sell the product, Senior marketing major Chris Castner helps his group present their ideas to the class. The semester-long project accounted for a major portion of the student ' s grades. Photo by Scott Burgus I ' m totally dependent on the money. My classes were put on hold because I had no money to pay for them. " Talking to walls is how it sometimes feels when trying to find your missing financial aid. Raphael Ramirez, a civil engineering major, recieves some help from sophomore English Ed. major, Suzanne Baca. Photo by Stan Pirog Story by Craig Valenzuela Put yourself in Debra Sykes ' and Fred Griffin ' s shoes. The first day of school approaches and you are eager to pick up your loan and grant you learn there has been a problem with your file. Sound familiar? For Sykes, a 23-year-old marketing major, this was more than familiar; it was a hassle. " I had been receiving financial aid since 1988, both loans and grants, the problem with my loan was the school sent it to the lender where they should have sent it to United State Aid Fund, " she said. " I received it and returned it to the lender. Later, the lender claimed they did not know where it was. " Sykes also said that her grant was not available for her to pick up on the first day of school, even though all the paper work was filed in February of ' 91. " I did not receive my Pell Grant until two weeks ago, " Sykes said. Sykes, who depended on the allotment of her financial aid to cover personal costs as well as educational, had to resort to a short- term loan. " I ' m totally dependent on the money, " she said. " My classes were put on hold, because I had no money pay for them. " Griffin, a 23-year-old marketing major, did not apply for financial aid and instead applied for a PLUS loan. " When the financial aid office told me to bring in my pap ers, they told me that I needed to bring in other forms as well, " said Griffin. " This went on every time I brought in some more paper. Then they (the financial aid office) told me that I could not get the loan unless I applied for financial aid first. " Sykes said she agreed with Griffin concerning the hassles associated with loans and how a student qualified for one. " No one should have to pay fo r school regardless of how much your parents make, " she said. " It ' s not your parents who are going to school. " Pell Grants, and dissappearing loans are something Debra Sykes, a marketing major, and Fred Griffin are used to. Lack of and an abundance of paperwork make financial aid a nightmare. Photo by Burgus. 12 ACADEMICs AND LOANS eventually I want to teach, but the main reason I went into it was to learn more, and I ' ve grown from those experiences. Doing what she ' s done for t he last four years, graduate student Joyce Neely cracks the books to study. Graduate degrees offered students a chance to specialize in their fields. Photo by Tom Hershey Story by Suzanne Kyer You did it! After four years of all-night cramming for midterms and finals, you finally graduated! What now? How about graduate school? " Graduate school is a way to keep learning while finding out what you want to be for the rest of your life, " said Janet Shorten, a first-year Master of Business Administration student. Graduate education study in one area, giving students the opportunity to become specialists in their field of interest. " It ' s so different from you aren ' t learning from books anymore, " said Kathy Evans, who was working is what most students avoid the most and miss the least during college. Tamara Fernandez, a master ' s showed the dedication it took to in the graduate program. on her doctorate in history. " You are actually researching in the field and contributing to your profession. " Many graduate students had already experienced the professional world and looked to graduate school as a second chance to further or change their careers. " I wasn ' t happy about teaching high school, " said Joyce Neely, an MBA student and president of Graduate Women of Business, who came back to school after two years. Students said a graduate degree could advance careers and increase earning power. not all students were in it for career advancement. Some students chose to go to graduate school for personal gain or to find a career they enjoyed. " I eventually want to teach, but the main reason I went into it was to learn more, and I ' ve grown from those experiences, " Evans said. Most master ' s degree were two years long and although the course load was less than that of an undergraduate, the work that students had outside of class was what most of their time. The students said that it took dedication to get a professional degree because the programs were so tough. " If you get less than a B ' , you ' re out, " Neely said. there is not that big of a change, my classes are the same size. One of the differences of the campus is that there are a lot more resources on a larger scale at the university. " Finding your way at ASU can sometimes pose a problem. Sophomore Tina Fraser pauses to check for her next class. Photo by Scott Burgus Story by Annalisa Hernandez South Mountain, Scottsdale and Mesa were just a few of the community colleges that several students who currently attend ASU transferred from. Some of the reasons students said they transferred to a university were to pursue higher degrees or to become more involved with the social aspect of a university. Tegra Cooper Tegra Cooper, a biochemistry major, transferred from Mesa Community College. She said she hoped transferring would help her go further in her major. Brett Cameron, a business management major, transferred after attending Scottsdale Community College for two years. " The university offers a better academic program overall, " Cameron said. He also said that he liked ASU better because of the social opportunities. Tina Fraser attended SCC for one year, then transferred as a sophomore. She said that at SCC, she did not attend several of her classes, and since classes cost more at the university she was determined to go. Cooper said that she was not experiencing any major changes. " There is not that big of a change, my classes are the same size, " she said. " One of the differences of the campus is that there are a lot more resources on a larger scale at the university. " Cooper added at community colleges students were treated as people and not simply as numbers. The only type of changes Cameron said he experienced was the increase in class and campus size. Cameron compared a day at ASU to that of the community college. " Since the campus is bigger, the classes are farther apart but finding parking is a lot easier, " he said. " It ' s like a little city, everything you need is near campus. " for their next class to sophomores Tina Fraser and Brett Cameron discuss an upcoming exam Bigger classes and being " just another number " are some of the more noticable differences from a community college. Photo by Scott Burps ACADEMICS 28 the program was not as difficult as expected, but law is definitely a tough field to study. " Keeping up with all the studying and work was a challenge to the first year law students. Troy Landry finishes up on one of his assignments his law classes. Photo by Scott Burgus Story by Kim Kaan O Mark Takahashi, a first-year student in the College of Law, said he thought the ASU law program was going to be like the cable series, The Paper Chase What he found after completing several weeks at the College of Law was a program that was easier than he expected. " The program was not as difficult as expected, but law is definitely a tough field The school strongly to the new program of Every student had the same to study, " he said. that students did not study. " six courses, which were Takahashi, who graduated have a job for the first year. One unique aspect of the into large and small from Cal State-Northridge, Takahashi went along with first year of law school, according sections. The large sections had a B.S. degree in Engineering this philosophy and decided to Takahashi, was that all generally had 170 students, . A bachelor ' s degree was not to get a job his first year. students had the same schedule and the smaller sections had necessary for admission to the " I think the biggest reason , and they did not choose approximately 30 students in three-year program of law. why I decided against getting a their professors. each class. Students also needed to job is because of the amount Many of the courses covered " I enjoy the program have taken the LSAT before of work given to us, " he said. legal reasoning, writing, and because law is a challenge, " applying for admission. " Also, I wanted to get used studying case after case. Takahashi added. LAW ACADEMICS studying all the old cases and papers was what many first year law students did. Cristine Guerro found the cases she was looking for, something she had a lot of practice in. Photo by Scott Burgus pending most of your time at the books is a requirement for law as Mark Takahashi so aptly shows. It was strongly suggested that law students not have a job during the semester. Photo by Tom Hershey LAW think if you ' re willing to go to school and work at it, you get your moneys worth. " Handing a clerk a charge card is something most students could do in their sleep. Freshman Kelvin Yao hands his to Heidi Pertlicek, to pay for his books. Photo by Stan Pirog Story by Kay Olson Remember when a 50-cent weekly allowance could buy enough candy to induce a serious stomachache? Or when that hip pair of tennis shoes were under 40 bucks? A student ' s memory didn ' t have to be nearly as keen to remember when the cost of education was substantially lower. For out-of-state students,tuition had mo st doubled, In the fall of 1991, a schedule with 12 or more credit hours cost the out-of-state or international student $3,467. Mandatory fees of $6 for financial aid and $25 for the Student Recreation Complex increased the total price to $3,498 per semester. Arizona residents, who only a tuition fees at ASU have 1 become major obstacles for many to overc ome, both out-of- state, and in-state. Enji Yassin a computer major pays her tuition, which for the fall semester was increased to an average of $3,498 for the international student. Photo by Scott Burgus few years ago paid about $550, also experienced a dramatic increase. Tuition for fall of 1991, including fees, was $795 for seven or more credits. " Knowing I would have to pay for my college education myself, I worked through high school, (and) I worked full-time this summer so I could pay for it, " said Jill Tall, a 17-year-old biology major from the Valley area. In 1986, the Arizona Board of Regents declared that out- of-state and international students would soon have to pay for 100 percent of the cost of their education. This cost was estimated to be $7,760, a price which non-resident students were fast-approaching by 1991. For Mona Allen, a junior in finance, the jump from paying $125 per semester at Mohave Community College to ASU rates was worth it. " I think if you ' re willing to go to school and work at it, you get your money ' s worth, " Allen said. But tuition was not the only strain that college put upon student wallets. Textbooks and other supplies easily reached $200 each semester. " " (Book buying) was a real shock, " Tall said. " Even my used books were expensive. " Over the past years, ASASU leaders vowed to freeze tuition increases only to lose out to the Arizona Board of Regents, the state Legislature, and a lagging national economy that kept federal funding from bolstering educational programs. " Middle-class Americans are finding a lot of obstacles, " Tall said. " Financial aid is a problem. We ' re not poor enough. " ACADEMICS COST OF EDUCATION can ' t have a downyear, because that trophy ' s on our backs all the time. I don ' t think they can comprehend what this means. Maybe forty years from now they ' ll realize what I meant. The hard work and dedication are proven by the excellence the ASU marching band delivers everytime it performs. Photo by Scott Burgus Story by Marlene E. Naubert SUN devil " Ladies and Gentlemen, we proudly present the 1991 Sudler Trophy recipient, your Arizona State University Sun Devil Marching Band!, " Announcer Jim Creasman said at every home football game. But if you were like most people who attended the games, you had no idea what Sudler Trophy signified. actuality, it was the Heismann Trophy of marching bands. " It represents tradition, excellence in marching band techniques and performance of music, " Dr. Robert C. " Coach " Fleming said. Fleming was the director of the marching band, celebrating his 18th year of leading the 280 member group. He said that the band was only the 10th band ever to receive the trophy, and the first in the Pac-10. Brigid O ' Neil, a senior wildlife conservation biology major and one of the band ' s three drum majors, said she had never heard of the trophy before it was bestowed upon ASU, but felt a great deal of pride after learning of its significance. " I feel glad that I ' ve been a part of it and continued over the last four years that would help us merit the trophy, " she said. Fleming said he doubted the band realized how much of an honor the trophy was for band members. " If you put it in the perspective of a Heismann Trophy winner, the next year, he ' s expected to catch more passes and score more because he was the winner of that trophy, " he said. The Sudler Trophy was presented to the band during halftime of the Homecoming game. Fleming said he expected it to be heartfelt. " It will be a very emotional time, " Fleming said. " I ' ve always enjoyed Homecoming, but this I time I ' ll have something to thank them (alumni) for. " practicing is the only way an award-winning band can keep it ' s consistency. The Sudler award was an honor and was the equivalent to the Heisman trophy for hands. Photo by Jill Harnish the Sudler award is a first for any Pac-Ten university and a first for ASU. The pressure to perform was a feeling the band members had to get used to. Photo by Jeremy Jernigan having to talk to your professor by phone, it is kind of intimidating and if you have a problem, you have to go all the way to the Tempe campus to resolve it. " Making sure everything is running smoothly is media specialist Dan Kierman. Classes of red through T.V. at ASU West broadened the scope of opportu- nities for many students. Photo by Scott Burgus Story by Kim Kaan You know technology was rapidly advancing when students could watch television and be in class at the same time. ASU introduced a new method of long-distance instruction called the Interactive Instructional Television allowed employees of participating companies to take university courses by television while at work. In the fall of 1991, 24 different companies, such as Intel, Motorola and Honeywell, participated , as well as the ASU West campus. Participating companies received special equipment that would show students what was happening in class by TV. Students and instructors used telephones to communicate during telecasts with faculty and students in the Tempe campus. Laurel Crull, a senior education major, participated in the IITP classes at ASU West. Crull said she did not feel she was getting the same instruction through the program as if she was actually in the class. " By having to talk to your professor by phone, it is kind of intimidating and if you have a problem, you have to go all the way to the Tempe campus to resolve it, " she said. On the other hand, Crull said IITP was beneficial because the students did not have a need to commute— the reason she decided to join the program in the first place. Irene Briant, IITP specialist, said she hoped the program would benefit the students. " The Instructional Television Program is one more way that ASU provides convenience to its students, " she said. classes by T.V., such as this political science course with Watson, were among the options provided for ASU West students. The popularity among the students was a mixed response. Photo by Scott Burgus ACADEMICS is such a fulfilling job because of the personal values involved. You feel after every day of work that you have done something for the Internships in social work k the student the true meaning of their future careers. Lisa Stephans, an intern, discusses realities of system to one of her clients. Photo by Scott Story by Renee Caruss PEOPLE In order to train as a social worker, there were not only classes to attend, but certain personality traits that we re necessary to handle the job once students graduated. College of Social Work professor Ann Maceachron said there were many characteristics one needed to possess in order to be an effective social worker. " You must be interested in people and have high values on improving the qualities of life to make you qualify as a social worker, " Maceachron said. Social work dealt with different kinds of pressures, but Maceachron said the rewards of ecoming asocial worker takes time, patience, and most of all determination. Lisa J. Stephans, Melody Bigham, and Alberta Lancieri, share their opinions and on a case subject. Photo by Scott Burgus the job made it all worthwhile. " It is such a fulfilling job because of the personal values involved, " she added. " You feel after every day of work that you have done something for the community. " The main sources of pressure came from two things, Maceachron said. One of these things was the difficulties of working with large numbers of people that all have pressing problem. The other was getting al ong with cutbacks that minimize services. This was especially hard to deal with in cases that required immediate assistance. " It is important to understand a person ' s perspective and to have as much empathy as possible in order to help that person get back on their feet again, " Lynda Nassen said. Nassen was a career adviser who had past experience in social work. Macheachron said that in this world of fast pace and many people may not have stopped to look around and see if somebody needed a helping hand. She added that this is why a social worker is a valued job. " What keeps a social worker going, is that it is a challenge that should always be met because we know that at least once a day we utter the words, ' I ' m so stressed out! Maceachron said. Story by Jennifer field is entering an exciting time allowing for freedom, and to try individual ideas. " Discussing elements, Craig Hodges speaks to Prof. Scheer class. Architecture was a field that offered many job opportunities. Photo by Scott Burgus If someone were to get an aerial view of the campus at any given hour of the night, they would find one lone building that still had all its lights on. Despite the absence of heat or air-conditioning from 12 - 6 a.m., students of Architecture and Environmental Design constantly made use of the building ' s 24-hour availability, no matter what the time of day. The college consisted of five areas of emphasis with degrees offered in architecture, industrial design, interior design, landscape architecture and planning. The concept of " environmental design " referred to the fact that the college offered instruction relating to all parts of the environment. Students would design things ranging from something as small as a keyboard to a massive to an entire town center. Highly regarded on both an international and national level, the college had an advantage in its relative small size within a university of over 40,000. With only 1400 students, it tried to maintain a friendly and open atmosphere. According to Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Reed Kroloff, professors and faculty " try to know students on a personal basis. " Despite its friendliness and personability, " competitive " and " demanding " were also accurate descriptions of these fields of study. After the first two years of general course work, studies became even more intense for those who ' d been promoted to `upper division ' . Free time became a somewhat unfamiliar notion, but it was surely time well spent. " Your social life becomes very sporadic, " junior Ethan Wessel said. ACADEMICs ArCHITECTUre 141 red lobby in the Architecture building gives students an to display their classwork. These were moveable houses that students had to construct. Photo by Scott Burgus esigning and building a project for an architecture class is only part of the effort required to obtain a degree. Peter Gramlich, a grad student in advertising design, had this down to a science. Photo by Scott Burgus Editors Tori King Jason Bankey MAYOR RELIGION 164 SELF-IMAGE 196 FINE ARTS 208 had to face, Walking into the underground entrance of Hayden Library, students prepare to spend an afternoon studying. The library was a popular meeting place for students. Photo by Scott Burgus Kristi Davis It was most apparent during finals week. Students walked around in their own worlds, foreheads wrinkled and eyes red. Headaches were more common and sleep was a thing of the past. This was not some freak epedemic that swept the univeristy, it was stress. Every student had something that caused them to stress. Stacy Longnecker said that " tests and finals contribute a lot to stress. " However, for her a really stressful event was " waking up late and finding nothing to wear-you can relate, " she said. Henry Liang had a different cause of stress. " Females stress me, " he said. " I can never figure them out. " Other causes of stress were family problems and money, or the lack of it. 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" It can be kind of stressful when you take a girl out on a date and aren ' t sure if you can afford it. Then you just pray that she really likes you, and hope she ' s not offended, " said Jon Robinson. Christmas was also a stressful event. " You spend the whole year trying to make enough money to buy gifts for the people you like, and then you try to guess who will be giving you presents and make sure you get one for them too so that their not offended, " Carrie Schultz said. " Then when someone gives you something and you don ' t have anything for them, you say, ' I have something for you but I left it at home, ' and run out to find an inexpensive present. Christmas is probably one of the most stressful events in my life, " she added. Since almost every student had a job to deal with, almost every student had to face the stress that comes when trying to juggle work, school, and social life. " I have to work to pay the rent, but it ' s really hard sometimes to make time for my homework and my friends, " Julie Howard said. " Sometimes I come home from work and I ' m so tired; the last thing I want to do is study. " Liang had the same problem. " I work every day, sometimes two shifts, and I get so tired that I don ' t want to study, " he said. " This leads to a lot ofstress when finals come around and I ' m up cramming for a full week. " Students had different ways of coping with stress. Some chose to exercise, others chose to just relax. " Whenever I get too stressed out, I try to make time for myself, " Howard said. " I find a book to read or and I just relax. I find that when I take time to get myself recharged, I have more energy to tackle on page 146 Stan Pirog Scott Burgus Pedaling on a life cycle at the Student Recreation Complex Ann Wagner catches up on her reading. Many students worked out their anxieties by using the equipment at the rec. Continued from page 145 whatever it was I was stressing about. " Longnecker had a different approach. " When I ' m really stressed about something, and I usually am, I go to the gym and work out. It relieves the tension. Sometimes I read the Bible, too, " she said. Robinson had a problem relaxing when he was stressed. " It ' s hard for me to take a break when I ' m really stressed about something becuase I feel like I ' m wasting time and that makes me more stressed. It ' s easier for me to just keep going and get it finished, and then I can take time to relax. It ' s better that way becuase then I can feel like I ' ve accomplished something, " Robinson said. For some people, turning the other cheek seemed to work best for dealing with stress. " When I ' m stressed about something, I go out with my friends. I just put it off until I can deal with it later. It may not be the best way, but I haven ' t had a breakdown so far, " Liang said. There is always the question of whether it ' s possible to avoid stress all together. While most people do experience stress at some point in their lives, many have found ways to keep it under control. " When you get really stressed out, you get sick. Then you can ' t do whatever it is that you were stressing about doing. I just try to take things one step at a time, and then I don ' t get too stressed and I don ' t get sick, " Howard said. Robinson found it harder to avoid stress. " I tend to jump in to things without asking myself dies too much for me to handle, " he said. " Then I get overloaded with things to do and I can ' t do them all, or I can ' t do them as well as I ' d like to. After I ' ve committed myself to so much, there ' s really no way to back down, so I just have to stick it out and hope for a break. " Although he did tend to take upon more than he could handle, he had a solution. " If I can learn to say no to things when I know that I can ' t handle them, I ' d be all right. I ' m just such a compulsive person and I like to do everything. When I can ' t decided what I want to do the most, I do it all, " he said. In rare instances, students could hold in the stress or even forget about it. However, this was not so easy for Longnecker. " Whenever I hold it in and don ' t deal with it, I can ' t sleep, " she said. " It ' s easier for me to just face it head on and deal with it, and then I can get it out of the way and move on. " On the other hand, some people could put it out of their minds for a time and deal with it later. " I have kind of a ' tomorrow is another day ' syndrome-I don ' t worry about it now, becuase I can worry about it tomorrow when I have a chance to do something about it, " Schultz said. Stress has probably been around since the age of the caveman. Whether students exercised, took time out, or just put it off, it had to be dealt with. 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For many students, there were many more things to worry about than going to school and making decent grades, working to pay for " little extras " , and trying to figure out which club to go to after they finished their homework. An increasing number of students were single parents who had to worry about paying their family ' s bills, finding affordable child care that would work with a student ' s schedule and trying to spend enough " quality time " with their children. Single parents who were lucky enough to have discovered the Re-entry program found it to be a network of support and perhaps something to help ease the struggles that faced them on a day-to-day basis. Recent statistics showed that single parents were becoming one-third of the United States population, that single parent mothers constituted 38 percent of the poverty level (due to the feminization of poverty) and that children of divorce were Heather Collins, Comm. 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Kathleen Bertone, a single mother of two and a nursing student, said that she would wake up in the morning and ask herself the simple question, " What do I have to do today? " Thinking about the many responsibilities she had all at once was simply too overwhelming. Bertone somehow managed two part-time jobs along with being a student and mother full-time. How did she juggle all this? The first thing she did was to try not to dwell on everything she had to do so much. If she tried to put it in perspective, and deal day-to-day, she found that things were much easier to deal with in the long run. " If I think about it too much, it ' s she said. " I just take each day at a time. " She didn ' t seem worried about the prospective job opportunities once she got out of school, despite the recession. She said that since she had chosen to enter the health care industry, one that she felt would always be in demand, she would be at no loss for a job after graduation. " Nurses are always going to be needed, so I can work anywhere, " she said with confidence. " I should have no getting a job. " Being in school, holding down a job and running a household took its toll on the children involved. Relationships with parents tended to be strained, as 24 hours in the day weren ' t usually enough to get through all that needed to be done. Bertone said she often brought her children to school with her. They became regulars in on page 150 Asking his mother a question about her homework, Phillip Thompson points to the computer screen while his twin brother Paul looks on. Ellen Thompson raised her three children while working and attending ASU. Scott Burgus Scott Burgos Reading from astorybook, Car rie Thompson relaxes with her mother and their dog Rocky. Thompson said that she likes to spend time or reading with her kids rather than watching T.V. Continued from page 149 her chemistry class and got to the point where the professor recognized them, as they frequently raised their hands and asked questions. One of the most common images concerning children of divorced parents was portrayed on television as the " latchkey kid " , a child who came home to an empty house and watched television until his or her parents came home. However, this was not always the rule for children of single parents or college students, for that matter. Sociology major and divorced father of three, Frederick Martinez, said he felt the time his sons had spent alone definitely had some negative aspects. Although they had learned independence at an early age, he often felt that " the T.V. acted as their parents. " To make up for the time they had to spend with " the electronic babysitter " , he wished he could spend more quality time with them. He added that he t ried to make the most of the time that he did get to spend with his children. " I constantly hug and kiss them, " he said. The social aspect of college was a major factor in the stereotypical student ' s after arriving at the university fresh out of high school. The promise of football games and nights out on Mill Avenue was not an option that was always open to students with children. For re-entry those over the age of 25, and espe- cially those with children and other responsibilities, the experience could be quite different. Martinez said that although he was coming from a very different place having spent a good part of his adult life in the work force and having last attended school in the early 70s, he enjoyed talking to all of the different kinds of people that comprised his classes. He felt that this could only add to his college experience. " I ' m proud to be here, " he said. " I can benefit (from conversation) as well as them, " he said. The re-entry office, located in the lower level of the MU, served a social gathering purpose as well as a network of support for those involved. There were often fliers posted that let students know about child care options and activities that were geared specifically toward re-entry students. Martinez said that before he decided to return to school, he thought of investing in other things like real estate, but opted for something much more valuable. " I decided to invest in me, " he added. Melissa Eyre, Early Childhood Ed Maziar Farzam, Mechanical Engineering Paul Figueroa, Psychology James Fish, Business Brian Fontaine, Education Heidi Fossey, Anthropology Kyle Freeman, Aero Eng. Todd Friedman, Economics Shelley Funk-Harvey, Hist. Bryce Garner, Business Susan George, Business Charlene Gibson, Mgmt. Julie Givans, Psychology Wendy Glenn, English Ann Marie Goddard, Acct. Thomas Goldie, History Ellyn Goldstein, Joanna Goldthwaite, Bus. 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Many students said they preferred it when their professors had an open-door policy, where students could approach them in an informal setting. " All of the teachers in my classes have open door policies, " sophomore Sergio Nieto said. " They have clear ly stated that from the very beginning, but I learned that we must take advantage of that before it ' s too late. " Often, some students said they didn ' t feel as if their professors cared whether they learned the material or not, and were more concerned with giving out grades, but most of the students interviewed said they felt that the teacher generally cared about whether they succeeded or not. Erin Hopkins, Psychology Kristel Horak, InternationalFinance Mika Hori, Spanish Shenghwa Hsiung, Porch. Tammy Hughes, Lib. Ads. Scott Craig Hume, Comm. Jerald Hunter, Mechanical Engineering Heather Imray, Broadcasting La Vada Infield, CIS Glen Ingebretson, Industrial Engineering Martha Jameson, Mgmt. Joseph Janick, Political Sci. Eric Johnson, ESPE Jennifer Jones, Psychology Attila Juhasz, Business " I feel they care, because in most of my classes they stress that you should try to get help and to come to them Getting an opinion from professor Robert Cocke, as much as possible, freshman Tim Puckett said. freshman Sam Wickey Although many professors had an open-door policy, many students still felt intimidated when it came to plays his drawing portfolio. approaching them outside of the classroom Professors often worked dvisors, in aiti ' Tye always had trouble going to my professor, ' senior Shelly Smith said. " I don ' t know if its because you feel a inferior or what, but in the end I learned that the sooner you go the better off you are in their class. " Generally, many students said they felt that their professors were knowledgeable about their courses, and felt confident that what they were learning in the classes would eventually help them when they got into their career field. " My (engineering) teacher is very smart, " Puckett said. " I really believe if he wanted to, he could program anything. " Nieto said he felt the same way about his professor in his justice studies course, who was very concise. " My professor in my justice studies is straight and to the point, " he said. " He also has a very clear mind with his students. " Having the education and being knowledgeable of the topic was what many said impressed them the most. Scott Burgus " In my history class my professor is very Emily Peterson said, " and hardly anyone questions her because most of the time she ' s right and she is very educated. All my teachers are. They either have a doctorate or their masters, which impresses me a lot. " on page 154 Scott Burgus Helping Brigeda Mascarenas write a Spanish paper, teacher Allen Bernier takes time to give assistance. Some teachers spent extra time with students after class. Continued from page 153 There was always an opposite side to this viewpoint. Although this problem was not directly attributable to the teachers, many students tended to address to problem of classroom overcrowding, " My psychology class is huge, " Tanya Sanderson said. " I know ASU is a big campus, but I wish there was a way to cut down on the number of people in class, because it ' s hard to get a discussion of any kind going. Also, a lot of the time I think it limits the professors to what they can do in the classroom. " Despite this complaint, there was a general agreement among students interviewed that their professors overcame these obstacles in various ways. Many professors tried to approach teaching creatively in order to make up for one-on- one tutoring. " My professor shows videos in class, " junior Tom Jones said. " This helps in my psychology class because it gives us a better perspective on how the brain functions and it helps to see that. " Another way professors overcame of huge classroom populations was using other lecturers who had knowledge of what was being taught in their particular course. Nieto said that this enhanced his own experience. " In my physiology class a couple of professors came to talk about what they knew about the heart ' s functions, " Nieto said. " It proved to be quite interesting because many of the professors were very knowledgeable and some even had experience in this field. This helped the students quite a bit because we had trust that the professors knew what they were about and it gave us more informatior about the heart which helps on exams. I: also encourages us who want to stud; medicine to go on with our goals because see success ' through these professors. " Sanderson said she had also benefitted from lecturers in her class. " My major is psychology, and it was quite interesting to hear someone who is a professional talk about field, " Sanderson said. " The reason why it is so interesting is because I knew they were talking from experience and this helped to motivate me to become a psychologist because I have seen how successful they have and have been a witness to the advice that they have given. A lot of times we take professors for granted, but w get what we pay for. There are a lot of flaws in the education system and I believe by learning from the professor and working together those flaws can be corrected. " 154 Noelle Kaneshiro, Philosophy Mark Kennedy, Poli. Sci. Barton Kersey, Business K. Ketheesan, Electrical Engineering Do-Hyung Kim, Industrial Engineering Tori King, Theatre Christina Kirsch, Psychology Monique Kistner, Sandi Klotz, Education Cindy Kludt, Psychology Kirk Kobert, Accounting Jason Kramer, Environmental Planning Michele Ann Kurilec, CS Diane Kurr, Spanish Nagarajan Lachmanan, CSE Mary Lambert, Accounting Tony Lamka, Comm. Jenita Landrum, Drawing Victor Larios, Construction Kate Lawrence, Interdisciplinary Hum. Kim Le, Higher Education Elizabeth Ledvind, History Maren Lee, Political Science Tsung-Sum Lee, Electrical Engineering Victor Lee, Manufacturing Eng. Mike Licis, Electrical Engineering Caren Littman, CIS Paula Lomonaco, English Joseph Losada, Accounting Janet Loughlin, Anthropology rock band RIGHT NOW Singing " Groove is in the Heart " during a performance, the lead singer of Wise Monkey Orchestra brings the number to a close. The band drew a cult following from the local community. Photo by Jeremy Jernigan john sparks ROCK august red VERY IMPORTANT mike gatt brian spector Continued from page 157 " I ' d get to know my professors on a personal basis, " Gatt said. " When I ' d throw a cd into their hands, I ' d be credited with legitimacy. They ' d say, ' Okay, you can take the test Monday ' . The coolest thing about gaining some notoriety on campus was that when you did go to the professor and say, ' I need a break, I ' m in this band " , and he ' d know the name. " Whereas Gatt and Spector said that other members of their band had been students, Sparks pointed out that he was the only member of Blitzen who was attending college. " I get mixed reviews from the rest of the band about going to school, " he said. " They ' re not against it, but they ' re not 100 percent for it either. It ' s just a matter of opinion, though. It doesn ' t interfere with the band. " None of the musicians said that being in a band had affected their studies adversely, although being in the music industry took up a great deal of their time. Gatt said he graduated in four years with a 3.2 grade point average while Spector commented that he did " okay " . " I barely scraped below a 3.0, " he said. " It ' s not bad. 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Schroeder attended classes during the day and played with the band at night. want to go anyway. " Sparks added that he thought his grades would drop, but to his surprise, they hadn ' t. " They didn ' t suffer at all, " he said. " They turned out just fine. I was really surprised. " Sparks said that he normally took about 12 or 13 hours each semester, but that most of his classes were music performance courses that were worth one or two credit hours, but involved much more. " I have nine to 12 hours of practice just for one class, " he said. " Then I have concert attendance, jazz improv and piano. I ' m surrounded by music. I really like that. " Being an alternative band, August Red was almost assured of having an audience that was made up of mainly college students. " It helped out at first, " Spector said. " Frankly, we used to have a totally greek audience, but now it ' s only about 20 percent. " Notoriety for Sparks came in the form of having people come up and tell the band that they liked their songs. " It ' s just a blast because people have always looked up to entertainers, ' he said. " You get the compliments locally and people really like your music. It ' s really rewarding. " On top of going to school and playing with Blitzen, Sparks also participated in work-study by putting in 20 hours a week in the financial aid office. How did he get rid of the stress? " (Music) is an out, " he said. " People go out and have a good time, but for me, it ' s my music. I can ' t think of any high better than that. " Jeremy Jernigan Taking a moment to help Mesa Mayoral Candidate Sally statistics major Ghulam Warsi signs her petition. Garrison, an ASU student, was required to gather the 340 signatures to be eligible to run for mayor. Photo by Craig Valenzuela As if worrying about homework, jobs, and relationships weren ' t enough, a couple of ASU students decided that they wanted to run for city offices. Rob Gresser, Warren Apel, and Sally Garrison all decided that they would like to run for mayor. Gresser and Garrison joined twenty other hopefuls who were also running for the office of Mayor of Mesa. Apel was running for Tempe mayor. Although this may have seemed to be overwhelming, all three candidates posessed self-confidence. " Basically, I think I ' d make a good mayor " Apel said. " There are a lot of college students who want to be politically active and who want to vote, but they have no one to represent them. " " I ' m the guy who will be there for them. " Although Gresser recieved a lot of criticism from people because he was only 20 years old, he still had confidence in his abilities. " The Mesa Tribune predicts that I ' ll come in no less than third, although many of the people behind the scenes would say that I don ' t have a snowball ' s chance in hell. I just shut them out-it ' s their opinion, " Gresser said. Gresser had a very SPECIFIC REASONS for running for mayor. " I got tired o everyone complaining about the city and not doing anything about it. I worked in retail for the city, and everyone would come in complaining and PEOPLE in office, " he said. " If you ' re going to complain, be ready to do something about it or don ' t complain at all. " Gresser did do something about it. So did Garrison, who is also running for Mayor of Mesa. " I didn ' t like any of the people who were running, and I joked about it with my family. Then I thought ' why not me? ' I decided that I had nothing to lose, " she said. Apel had plans for the city of Tempe it he was elected. " I want to put bike paths in around Tempe. So many of the population rely on bicycles for transportation, and the streets aren ' t set up for them, " he said. " I would also like to start a curbside recycling program. There ' s NO EXCUSE for not having one Garrison also had plans for transportation. " The transit system is so limited, it seems like Mesa stops at Gilbert [road], which is doesn ' t, " she said. Gilbert also wanted to keep up with the homeless programs. " The city ' s really involved with funding programs for the homeless. I ' d like to see that continue, " she said. Continued on page 162 Craig Valenzuela Handing out literature about his campaign, sophomore Rob Gresser speaks to Mesa resident Paul Mooney. Gresser, a full- time student at ASU, was a Mesa mayoral candidate. Continued from page 161 Gresser had three main goals in his campaign. " First I ' d like to unify the city. The citizens and the government are constantly fighting and nothing ' s getting done. Second, I ' d like to work on making the city more cost-effecient. There are less expensive ways of spending. And third, I want to prepare Mesa for the transition into the twenty-first century. If we ' re not prepared, we ' ll find out pretty quick, and the city will crumble, " he said. Gresser was also involved in community service, something which is quite uncommon for a mayoral candidate. He collected 2,500 lbs of food for the homeless and took part in a toy drive for needy children. There was concern over the youth of the three candidates. " Maybe we do need some youth. Until now, the 30 ' s, 40 ' s and 50 ' s generations have been doing it, and it hasn ' t worked. We need someone with new ideas who is open to change. " As with all elections, there was the subject of finanes to be dealt with. Apel felt that an elaborate or expensive campaign was not necessary for success. " I ' m running on a zero-budget campaign. A lot of people ask how I ' m financing my campaign. That question implies that you must have money to run or to win. You should be able to run without having ads on t.v. and signs on the side of the road, " he said. Although Apel wasn ' t spending money on his campaign he did have a way to make himself known. " I want to let people know I ' m running " he said. " They can read articles in the newspaper or interviews and then decide ' I like what this guy ' s saying ' and ' I think I ' ll vote for him ' or " I don ' t agree with what he ' s saying. Garrison was also trying to run a low budget campaign. " I ' m financing most of my campaign myself, so I want to keep it as low-budget as possible " she said. " Most of my family members want to help out. I ' m not going to do any street signs or any posters-to me they ' re just an annoyance. " Gresser decided it was important to keep up with what was going on in the world. " If I ' m elected, I ' ll take two classes a semester to I can bring the most up to date information to the city, " he said. The lack of registered voters in the city of Tempe was a big concern for Apel. " The number of people voting is drastically low. We have the right to vote, but in Tempe only half of the population are registered, and of that only ten percent actually go to the polls. That ' s letting a pretty small amount of people decide who will win, he said. Gresser agreed. " Everyone at ASU should register to vote, not just for Mesa. Nobody should squander the priviledge to vote- that ' s throwing away their freedom, " he said. Hasan Mushtaq, Civil Eng. Jeffrey Myer, Broadcasting Kazumi Nagata, Recreation Sharon Nash-Ericson, Liberal Arts Marlene Naubert, Broad Gene Nevin, Finance Darren Newberry, Human Development John Ney, Mass Comm. Alan Ng, Marketing Lisa Nguyen, Poli. Sci. Christine Nielson, Hiromichi Noguchi, Mgmt. Shawn Nowtash, Mgmt. Jeffrey Nunnaley, Just. Stud. Jeffrey O ' Connor, Business Arthur Dennis Odom, Social Work Satoru Ono, Management Andrew Ortiz, Poli. Sci Theodoros Papiliou, CIS Victoria Parks, Management Craig Patrick, EE Carmelo Perez, Just. Stud. David Persley, Mus.Theatre Mark Peterson, Business Scott Peterson, Geography Pre -med S. Kent Phelps, History Elizabeth Phillips, Chem. Christine Piazza, Family Res. and Human Der. Shirley Pioche, Poli. Sci Janice Pollow, Mathematics BELIEFS Many students had different ideas and viewpoints on religion. Religion could be a touchy subject because it dealt with a person ' s inner beliefs and emotions that other people may not agree with. The discussion of religion could cause people with differing ideas to become angry or agitated, because they did not believe what their counterparts might have believed in. Religion could bring out the worst and best in people. For some, their religious beliefs helped them get through each day. For others, religion played no part in their lifestyle. " My Presbyterian belief helps me deal with everyday situations in a more positive and optimistic way, " said Kimberly Merck, a sophomore biology mayor. The Atheist belief could be stated as not believing in a SUPREME BEING. This belief was not usually to dampen religion, but looking at it with a different perspective. " My Atheist belief helps me see things through a different sector, " said Daniel Miller, junior education major. " I feel some people use their religious beliefs for the wrong reasons. " There would always be an argument when dealing with religion. Some people felt that there were people who were too religious. Arguing with a student, Steve Cook gives his opinion on women, homosexuality and religion. The evangelists on Cady Mall sometimes drew crowds of more than 300 people making it difficult for students to get to class. Photo by Irwin Daugherty " I feel some people carry religion to an extreme, " said Elaine Evans, a sophomore accounting major. " It becomes a problem when religion is forced upon people. People are turned off when religion is UPON them. " Being in a relationship with someone who was not of your religion could sometimes be difficult. " People totally freak out when they find out that I ' m Atheist, " Miller said. " If I ' m in a relationship with someone who is not Atheist, their parents have a greater problem than the person I ' m seeing Many students said they felt that a person ' s religion did not determine who they could date or who their friends should be. " You have to accept everyone for who they are, " Evans said. " Everyone is entitled to their own beliefs. " However, this philosophy was put to the test whenever students tried to walk through Cady Mall. The evangelists who chose to use their right to freedom of speech to share the " GOOD NEWS " with others on Cady Mall were considered by some to be overbearing. on page 166 Lonnie Power, Mgmt. Raymond Prokopchak, History Marsha Pusztai, English Rahadian Putrasahan, Bio Engineering Tayabur Rahman, Electrical Engineering Catherine Railing, Purchasing Kalkuni Rajashekar, Bio-Medi cal Tony Ramirez, Poli. Sci. C. Odilia Ramos, Soc. Work Douglas Ray, Agribusiness Brandi Raynes, Chemistry George Reimann, Mgmt. Robert Reinhardt, Law Susan Reinhardt, Rec. Douglas Rentmeester, Aero Tech Flt Continued front page 165 " This [the fountain] is one of the nicest places on campus...but you can ' t even talk to your friends because he ' s [Paul Marco] shouting in your ear, " said Joe Rath, a junior business major. Marco was just one of many evangelists who used the Cady Mall area to share their views with students. " We ' re not preaching religion; we ' re not preaching church-we ' re just flat plain simple coming out here and giving the Bible, and God ' s doing the rest, " he said. Although some hostility was expressed, many students felt that the evangelists had the right to be there. " I feel that they have every right to be there. I ' m not a Christian, so I don ' t agree with everything they say, " said Edward Weidle, a senior history major, " but they ' re Americans and they have rights just like I do. They can say anything they feel like saying. " Not all students agreed the evangelists message was positive. " They have the right to be there just as anyone else does, but I don ' t necessarily agree with anything they say, " said Robert Shaw, a junior communication major. " The method they use is kind of foul. " D. Lance Revenaugh, DIS Karen Richardson, Poch. Gina Richmann, Studio Art Cherryl Ricketts, Mktg. Clothing Textile Felicia Robbins, Comm. Omar Robinson, English Jonathan Roch, Marketing Jeffrey Alan Rose, Mgmt Mischelle Rose, Marketing Kendel Ross, Business Management Robert Rowe, Marketing Hobart Rowland, Mass Communications Andrew Rudzinski, Urban Planning Richard Ruelas, Journalism Dana Russell, Sociology Expressing his beliefs, Cady Mall evangelist Vince Villiana argues with Kate Lawrence. Religion always brought controversy to the campus. He was referring to instances where individuals had been pointed out and accused of specific sins. " I ' ve walked by with girls before and had them [the evangelists] call them sluts and masturbators, " Shaw said. " It can be very embarrassing. " Marco used the Bible to explain why his preaching could be taken offensively. " Scripture says that preaching the gospel will seem foolish and offensive to those who are dying in their sins, " he said. There were some complaints that the preachers were interfering with students trying to get to class. It was proposed that the evangelists be moved to the Hayden Library lawn. " I don ' t think that you can designate an area for free speech, " Weidle said. " They should be responsible enough to know that if they ' re right in the middle of the mall, they can be an obstacle. They should be considerate. If the crowd is too large to get through, they should say ' let ' s continue this discussion over here ' and get out of the way. " The large crowds that would sometimes gather had the potential to cause a problem for people trying to get to class. " The crowds were a little out of hand- larger than they should have been, " Weidle said. " I didn ' t have a problem, but some handicapped students may have had difficulty. " Through all of the controversy, the evangelists remained. " As far as I ' m concerned, all campus areas are free speech areas, " Marco said. " God ' s in charge. If he wants us to preach, than no one can stop that. " Irwin Daugherty A major decision. Changing majors was common for many students, and almost every student had a different reason. Six students explained why they changed, and didn ' t change, majors and its effects in their lives. Don Moden, a 24-year-old decision and information systems major, used to be an accounting major. He had been at ASU fo r four years and planned to graduate in July 1992. " I had actually finished with my accounting degree and I wasn ' t satisfied with the education I got out of it. So I switched over to DIS. " Moden also had another reason. " Probably another major reason was that I was wanting to get a dual major, and the business school doesn ' t allow congruent majors, " he said. " So I just decided to change to DIS and get my degree in that, and then I ' d basically have TWO DEGREES " Moden said he didn ' t have any problems changing his major. " I had to refill out my program of studies, which took maybe an hour and a half to type that up, but after I handed that in, it was no problem. " Receiving advice from counselor Kevin Cook, Paula Drake tries to decide on what classes to take. Drake, a senior, changed her five times in four years before deciding on Political Science. Photo by Scott Burgus STUDENTS CHANGING MAJors Moden said changing his major did not effect his graduation date much. Being that I stayed within the business school (it wasn ' t affected) because I had already met all of the business core requirements, so the only thing I had to do when I changed my major was fulfill the DIS requirements, which was only 18 hours, " he said. " I kind of had a plan so it worked out to my benefit. " Debbie Holborow, a 19-year-old justice studies major, was previously a business major who had been at ASU for two years. " It was very dry, " she said. " It was too much theory . . . I just didn ' t think that the classes that I was taking were going to help me out in the business world, if that ' s what I chose to do. " Holborow also said she didn ' t encounter problems with changing her major. " The only thing that maybe happened was, right, that classes like accounting . . . I took upper math courses that wouldn ' t really help me so they were electives . . . and my electives [I] would have rather taken things I was more interested in. " HOLBOROW SAID changing her major did affect her graduation date " by a semester, but I ' m on page 170 Stan Pirog Discussing the for a business major, Jeff Hind tries to advise Shawn Hubbellon the right classes to take. Some changed their majors two or three times before graduating. Continued from page 168 just probably going to go to summer school. " Chris Kemper, a 25-year-old general business major, used to be a pre-med student. He had attended ASU for four and a half years. " I just decided that that was not what I wanted to do, " he said. " I originally went in, my father ' s a doctor. I ' ve been involved in medicine all my life. That ' s what I thought I wanted to do. It was more of just a personal decision. It was what I expected as far as the degree. " Sarah Gale, a 21-year-old history major, was an English major who had been at ASU for four years. " When I was the English major, I was taking English courses and stuff and they were interesting, but I was taking a couple of history courses at the time and they interested me more than my English major stuff, " she said. " I figured a history major wouldn ' t be too specific where I couldn ' t get a job with it. " Gale said that changing majors actually helped her to graduate sooner than planned. " I wasn ' t very organized to begin with, so actually, changing my major and getting down to it and doing... a program of study and everything like that helped a lot, " she said. She added that the people who took her through the process of changing her major were very helpful. " They pretty much told me everything I needed to know, where to go and who to get to sign it, " she said. John Berreman, a 21-year-old marketing major, started out as a finance major. He had been at ASU for three and a half years. " I took some finance class and I realized ' that the lack of creativity in the major just wasn ' t for me, " he said. " I wanted some- thing that, allowed more freedom . . . rathe than just crunching numbers. " Berreman said changing majors changer his social life as well. " It caused me to join a professional orga nization called Pi Sigma Epsilon which is marketing fraternity and that changed social life a lot, " he said. " I ' ve been vet pleased with that. " Kara Scanlon was a 20-year-old broad casting major who had never changed her major. She had attended ASU for three years and was scheduled graduate in May. " Well, I just knew what I wanted, " she said. " I really enjoyed the field of broadcasting and I started of f with it and... decided to stick with it. And I ' ve also heard a lot of people graduate with a major and they do absolute! nothing with it, so I wasn ' t stressed about ' well, if I graduate with this, I have to get a job in this field. ' I knew that even if I just had a degree in broadcasting I could go somewhere else too. " Ilima Russell, Geography Patricia Sanchez, Sociology Kolli Satyadev, FE Stephen Saunders, Marketing Cecilia Scavone, Studio Art Mark Schaecher, EE Kevin Schaefer, History Janice Scheid, Finance Jeffrey Schippleck, Accounting Finance Eric Schoen, Counseling Eric Schrab, Sociology Tina Schreiner, Geography Grace Shao, TESL Yogesh Sharma, Computer Systems Engin. Kim Sheane, Admin. Hiroto Shindo, Geography Brian Siegrist, Comm. Jose Sieira, Political Science Angelina Sierra, Fain Resour. Hum. Dev. Jared Simmons, Pol Science Douglas Simons, Justice Studies Ray Singer, Agribusiness Lyle Skillen, Public Admin. Timothy Snaith, Recreation Thomas Sobel, Broadcasting Daniel Sochacki, CIS T J Sokol, Journalism Elfreida Lala Sorrell, excercise Science John Sorteberg, Broadcasting Eric Spencer, Management Walter Spencer IV, Management Business Nicole Lorah Stamm, Eng. Henry Stanford, Sociology Budi Staven, Finance Gertrud Stecher, Music Performance Michael Steele, Finance Mary Lynn Stefaniak, Justice Studies Stephens, Social Work Wanda Stern-Gordon, Ed Anne Stokes, Education Wesley James Stroh, Hist. Kimberlee Studer, Ed Laura Swedlow, Broad Robin Swinford, Geology kay olson When the staff was deciding on stories that would be included in the students section, there was a general agreement that something should be written about disabled students at ASU. After some consideration, we thought that the best wa y to give any reader an insight into how the disabled decided what mattered at our university was to have a first-person perspective. So, we turned to an ex-staffer, Kay Olson,a 23-year-old senior who majored in Political Science and English. We asked her to give us an insight into what life was like for her at Arizona State. I chose ASU for the weather. Like anyone from Minnesota, the chance to not spend half of each year wrapped in turtlenecks, parkas, snow boots and woolen hats has its appeal. Also, ASU was the first Mohamed Takruni, Electrical Engineering Vanessa Teneyck, Comm. Ha Thao, EE Johnston Thomasina, Psychology Frank Thurman, Just Stud. Donald Tibbits, Finance Suet Lan Tim, Social Work Jay Tinney, English Doug Topolski, Marketing Mark Trant, Finance Haresh Tripathi, CSE Shannon Tromp, Psychology Vinee Usaha, Zoology Alan Vander Ploeg, Aeronautical Engineering John Vekich, LEE Helping transport students on campus is one of the many resources that Disabled Student Resources provided. DSR helped students get around, both on campus and in Tempe. sunny university I scouted out that was largely wheelchair accessible. Basically, that means there are ramps and elevators and other accommodations that would be helpful to someone about 4 feet tall. I have what you might call an intimate relationship with several campus elevators. That is, they break down, and I swear at them. A maintenance man told me that one of the older elevators was installed in the ' 50s, the first of its kind in Arizona. Such technology can slow you down, but it comes in handy as an excuse for class: " No, professor, I don ' t have my because I spent the weekend in the elevator. " Actually, the University is among the nation ' s best in accommodating students, which is not to say it couldn ' t stand some As a freshman I once took a dive into University Drive because of what my wounded ego would call a grossly inadequate curb cut. I was rescued by three big guys who lived in nearby Manzanita. Great way to meet football on page 174 Scott Burgus Using the wheelchair lift in Matthews Center, Kay Olson goes to work. Olson, a senior in English and Political Science, said that one reason she chose ASU was because of its accessibility. Continued from 173 players. But Disabled Student Resources has helped me out many times with maintenance on my scooter, as well as saving me after complete breakdowns in the middle of campus. The Student Recreation Complex is also well-known for its facilities for the disabled. this means I no longer have an excuse to not work out. Being a disabled student is like to any other minority: you have special needs, some of which are readily available while others you have to fight for. A couple years ago, after the new expansion to Hayden Library opened, disabled students learned that the ramp built for wheelchairs to use between the old and new parts of the library was nearly impossible to go up with a manual wheelchair, because it was too long and steep. It became a bit of a political battle before students working with fixed the situation. A lift was installed as an alternative to the ramp, but even now the ramp remains too long, with this kamikaze hairpin tur n that is hard for many electric to maneuver. There are plenty of skid marks along the wall to prove it. I ' ve left a couple there myself. The difference between disabled and other minorities would be, first of all, that the is benign. Some people are or overly helpful without aware of what they are doing. It ' s hard to know whether to risk insulting them to explain what ' s wrong, or to just let it slide. Secondly, people have preconceived ideas that can be hard to bust. For instance, " disabled " doesn ' t just mean someone who has trouble walking. It also refers to the learning disabled and vision and hearing impaired. Obviously, each group has different needs, and this makes it harder to prioritize at a large university. Sometimes such complexities can make it difficult to accomplish certain goals. There is one bonus to having an electric scooter on campus, though. Other students on the mall think I ' m one of those annoying beeper carts and step aside. If I ' m in a hurry, it ' s like the parting of the Red Sea. Scott Burgus Tina Vera, Accounting Tammy Vrettos, Journalism Joanna Wagner, History Michele Wallace, Psychology Allison Walters, Recreation Greg Walz, Accounting Kathleen Warren, Psychology Douglas Warshow, Aerospace Engineering Ron Robert Watt, Theatre Jon Weimer, Ind. Tech. Stacy Welker, Dance Lara Wessel, Theatre Victoria Wetherby, Theatre Steven White, Urb. Plan. Jason Whittet, Poli. Sci. Walter Willoughby, Theatre Brooke Wilson, Liberal Arts Scott Wine, Broadcasting Gaylene Winters, Recreation Leisure Studies Maya Wirjadi, Ind Eng. Brian Wittekind, Construction John Wolfe, History Kristin Wolfe, Psychology Rosaline Wai See Wong, Finance Matthew Woodmansee, Construction Robert Woodward, Aeronautical Paul Reese Woolson, Studio Art Adam Yee, Accounting Jennifer Young, Psychology Kristie Young, Journalism Greg Yurkiw, Finance Pamela Yutel, Real Estate Claudine Zachara, Poli Sci Even though it ' s been almost 30 years since the Beatles sang to us about getting by a little help from our friends, the message has not been forgotten. Perhaps the best part of creating friendships was their potential for complete non-bias: blindness to age, color, race, sex or religion. The definition of a " friend " could vary as much as the person who may have fit the title. We ' ve probably all known people who appeared to be everyone ' s friend, always at the center of attention and making everyone laugh. And then came the moment of truth when we were forced to ask ourselves, " Is this person really my friend? " " To me, it ' s somebody I know will be there for me when and if I need them, " Senior Psychology major Jackie Cotrell said. Never a one-way street, she added that, of course, it was " vice versa " . " Being there " for each other was a common Amy Ann Abbate Samuel Abbott Yusuf Absoro Dianna Adams Sander Alisky Jonathan Allen Ruben Alvarez Suzanne Amari Lorena Anaya Rafael Anderson Ronny Angkasa Gregory Anninos Randy Appleton Vicki Asato
Mark Ashworth Pia Atkins George Baldacchino Fernando Balderrama Angela Baldwin Treva Ballard Kristina Barkdoll Jeanne Barron Trevor Beckway Jason Bellezza Renee Bellezza Priscilla Benbrook Chris Berger Gary Berger Ben Berman term used when students described their friendships. Having been in her fourth year at ASU, Cotrell seemed to have acquired a vast array of friends. Many different kinds of people who ranged from acquaintances to " buddies " to her closest companions. After reflection upon the many people she had come to know, she determined that the majority of her closest friends were male. She said they asked her advice a lot, and she would gladly provide the female point of view from her " non-women woman status " that she seemed to maintain among them. " I ' ve sat in on some morning after stories that would amaze you, " she confided. Cotrell said she was more picky about her female friends for some reason. " Whenever I go out with my girlfriends, I feel like it ' s usually a competition, " she explained. She said that this tended to create jealousy between friends that should never have " (That ' s) something I really don ' t like, " she said. She said that things were usually different when she was out with guys. " They watch out for me, " Cotrell said. " When I ' m out with girls I feel like I have to take care of them. " The differences in friends of either sex and the kinds of companions they made could be obvious, but sometimes hard to label. " I think the levels are different, " senior English major Francis Leech explained. " With girls, you can be more frank and honest. " on page 178 Helping each other, Michele Mansoor and John Treeful color one another ' s pictures. Listening to blues was another of their pastimes. Scott Burgus Scott Burgus Sharing a drink and a conversation, Tonia Bell and Andrea Skalon sit on a wall outside of Carl ' s Jr. Skalon and Bell had gone to school with each other since they were in the second grade. Continued from page 177 Leech decided his closest friends were split fifty-fifty between men and women, each serving different purposes. The differences between men and women were quite apparent, aside from any stereotypes or generalizations. In agreement with Leech ' s observation ofwomen and their communicative abilities (typically easier for them than for men), another comment was made. " Guys sometimes have a tendency for verbal diarrhea, " said one source who preferred to remain anonymous. Andrea Skalon and Tonia Bell came to ASU as freshmen from Tempe ' s Corona del Sol High School. They said that they had gone to school with each other since they were in second grade and had been close friends since they were about nine years old. " She was always there when I needed her, " Skalon said. Skalon and Bell also said that they hung around with the same group of friends and they both also participated in on-campus activities together, one being the fact that they were both cymbal players in the ASU Sun Devil Marching Band. Bell said that she and Skalon had " never had a falling out " and attributed their in their friendship to being similar types of people. " I guess it ' s because we have so much in common, " she said. " We always get along whatever we do. " Friends of the pair said that they were rarely seen solo and that they fit the term " best friends " to a " t " . However, friendships such as theirs were not always the rule, but the exception. As people grew older and went their separate ways, one inevitable circumstance almost everyone experienced was the loss of people with whom at one time you were very close. Cotrell looked at this possibility as a way to distinguish long-lasting friendships from casual acquaintances. " The people that were meant to be in your life will, no matter where you go, " Cotrell said. She also, added that the people she was closest to were those she had some sort of " weird connection with " . Is Perhaps a real sense of a friend was someone whom you didn ' t necessarily have to see very often. The feeling that nothing had really changed once reunited was a true indication of one of those special people. For example, some of the best friends we may have had were those we knew in high school and that we didn ' t get to see very much after graduation. When it came time for the reunion, however, it may have been as if no time had passed whatsoever and that special spark that made friendships was still there. So, what exactly was it that drew certain people together and repelled others like two magnets from the same pole? " They don ' t have to be extremely intelligent; just make the most of what they have, " Cotrell explained. Mala Bhargava Michae l Bibbey Steven Bietz John Bilbrey Dan Binder Robert Blanchard Janet Blanford Becky Blanton Lori Bobbitt Stephen Boblett Andrew Bockstein Ryan Bonnell Susanna Borgardt Corey Bounds Mark Thomas Breck Jill Bridges Robyn Brillman Reed Brown Shannon Buckley Robert Buechel Heidi Burgdorfer Chris Burke Christa Burlakoff Samantha Burtless Tracie Caccavale Veronica Caceres Nicole Calabresi Fredrick Campbell Lisa Canez Andrea Carasquero Contraceptives: topic or taboo? In an overpopulated world, birth control has diversified into an issue concerning not only prevention of pregnancy, but also death. New methods of birth control, such as the female condom, have been developed in recent years. How did the students of ASU feel about birth control? Students gave their opinions about birth control responsibility, discussing its importance in relationships, how frequently it was used, the most common and preferred methods of birth control and how education plays a role in usage and abortion. The responsibility of birth control has been a debatable issue; however, many students said that the responsibility of birth control fell on the shoulders of both individuals. " They ' re both getting enjoyment from it, so they should both take responsibility, " 21-year-old Holden Unger Jeff Cardello Vincent Cardenas Matthew Cardiff Candy Carlson Todd Carmer Karen Leeson Carr Timothy Carroll Scott Cartan Paula Cartright Renee Caruss James Cassidy Frank Chang John Clark Steven Clark Kristen Clemons Ang Clinton Donald Clytus Jennifer Como Michelle Conway Sean Core W. James Cornelius Maria Elena Coronado Deborah Cortina Sean David Coughlon Jennifer Craft Trevor Crane James Cranford Adam Crippen Edward Cristerna David Crowe Buying condoms at Condom Sense and Flannel Flair, Rona King makes sure she is protected.The owner, Don Gilbert, said he chose the Tempe location becauseASU was nearby. said. Juliebeth Arnold, a 22-year-old accounting major, agreed with Unger. " Both are partially responsible because one can ' t get pregnant without the other, " she said. Some students clarified their views further. " If a woman doesn ' t say something I think the man should ask, " said " Janet " (all names in quotes are pseudonyms),a 27-year-old journalism major. One feature of birth control in a few opinions was pregnancy. " I think, yeah, in the end, she ' s the one that has to have the baby, but, it ' s the man ' s responsibility, if he wants to enjoy it, he needs to have responsibility, " said Karen Heywood, a 22-year-old Spanish major. " Realistically, I think it ' s the woman ' s, " said " Ted. " " She ' s got to accept the Talking about birth control can be the first step in usage. Students indicated that discussing birth control in a relationship is difficult. " It ' s not the kind of thing people feel comfortable talking about, especially in the heat of the moment, " said Robert Hoffman, a 39-year-old justice studies major. Hoffman was not the only person who said talking about birth control is of the situation. " A lot of people say it ruins the moment, " said Heywood. " You know, you wait too long and by then it ' s too late. " on page 182 Scott Burgus Because it ' s such a big deal, it just needs to be talked about, " said " Ted, " a 23-year-old accounting major. However, Holden Unger felt that birth control is easier to discuss with a friend. One student said she finds it easy to discuss. " It ' s not something I shy away from, " " Janet " said. " I ' m educated and comfortable. " Hoffman said that talking about birth control is " the kind ofthing you have to be comfortable with, " in regard to AIDS. Was birth control used often enough? Some students said that pregnancy and disease statistics prove that birth control is not used as often as it should be. " It ' s talked about a lot but I don ' t think people use it as much as they talk about it, " Heywood said. The controversial issue ofabortion as a birth control method was also a debatable issue. Students felt abortion was not a method of birth control. " It ' s an easy out, " said Unger. " That should be the last of all possible options. " Heywood said she did not believe abortion was a birth control method, but added " I do feel that it ' s the woman ' s choice. . . if there ' s some woman out there that wants to use it as birth control, it ' s her choice. " The most practiced of various birth control methods as well as the most desired methods of birth control were similar. The most com- monly used birth control methods mentioned by students were the birth control pill, condoms and diaphragms. The most commonly methods were the pill and condoms. " By the guy, I believe he thinks the pill is the best, " Heywood said about preferred methods. " He doesn ' t have to worry about putting anything on or, you know, about ruining the moment. But for the girl, if she wants to be real safe, she uses the pill, you know, um, but I think she ' d prefer the condom. " " Janet, " however, expressed concern about side effects of the pill. " I don ' t think there is enough proven about the pill, " she said. " It ' s had an effect on my body I just don ' t like. " Education about birth control was also a controversial issue. " Sue, " a 21-year-old communications major, said education about birth control must start with the parents. Other students said education about birth control could help them, although not all agreed. " I think awareness alone increases the likelihood " of using birth control, Unger said. " Whether they know about it or not, if they get to that moment and there ' s peer pressure, they ' re gonna do it. They ' re not going to use birth control, " Heywood said Scott Burgus Purchasing a condom out of a machine in a restroom, a student takes precautions against STDs and pregnancy. Machines were one way that studentscould access condoms to protect themselves. Kimberly Crowley Helen Crown Aimee Currey Cynthia Daley Claudia Dame John Davey Kristin Davis Jack DeBlasi Jennifer DeCarvalho Todd Delnoce Daniel Demumbrum Adam Denmark Chris Derudder Donald Descamps Judy Diaz Lawrence Dibble Jeff Digregorio Carolyn Dillon Jeffrey Dirrim Vincent Dixon Natalie Djatschenko Robyann Dominguez Shawn Douglas Joan Dowden Johnathan Doyle Christopher Driscoll Jill Duberstein Jeremy Dwiggins Marty Eagan Karin Ebert Motivation was the key word that made people start their own business. Nikki Kasapis started her own business in her senior year at ASU. She was the owner of BMOC (Big Man On Campus), a T-shirt business, and she ran the Greek Review. " The job market was bad when I graduated, " she said. " I wanted to have my own business and to be my own boss, so I took out a loan and started BMOC. " To have an effective business, Kasapis felt that one must work hard and have a motivated staff, like she had at BMOC. " All of my sales reps are students except three, " she said. " They all are hard working and this is why my business is so successful. " Competition was something businesses such as BMOC had to face every day. " This field is very competitive, " Kasapis said, " and the way to get the edge over competitors is through my sales reps and by sponsoring a lot of events. " ASU played a HUGE PART in Kasapis ' motivation to start her own business. " I wouldn ' t be doing what I am doing, without the education I received at ASU, " she said. " I owe a lot of my success to two of my professors in the business department, one of Loading an air compressor into his car, Dan Zrna prepares to go to work. Zrna started his own mobile home construction business while he was a student at ASU. Photo by Craig Valenzuela 18 taught me how to write a business plan and paper organization, which are all the elements of a successful business. " Kasapis ' employees were VERY IMPORTANT to her and some of them had motivations of their own. " Nikki has really motivated me, because she is so young and so successful, " BMOC Manager Maura Daugherty said. " I would like to start my own business some day and be just as successful. " Susanne Falk who worked in the Art Department agreed with Daugherty. " I am very content growing with this company, " Falk said. " I like the way I am treated a nd I like the atmosphere. " Kasapis has owned and run BMOC for the last three and a half years. " It takes a lot of hard work and luck, " she said. " You must BE PREPARED with good work ethics to succeed. It is very time-consuming, but also it gives you a chance to feel you have succeeded and accomplished a lot. " Dan Zrna was another student who owned a business, but he ran it from his own home. on page 186 Marlon Ebert Sean Ebner Sergio Echerivel John Elliott Matt Elliott Gary Elthie Adam Epstein Gregory Erickson Kevin Evanishyn Kristi Evans Stephanie Evans Deborah Exner Pete Falivene Mubashar Farooq Donald Faulkner Continued from page 185 He did mobile home service work felt he was quite successful. " I ' ve gone to college for nine years and I have finally graduated with an engineering degree, " he said. " What I ' m really debating about now is sticking to this business of doing service work for mobile homes. It has been quite successful and I feel everything is going well in this field of work. " Zrna felt that the key to his success was having good relations with his customers. " I started out working this trade in 1976 and since then I have worked for mobile home factories, cabinet companies and home builders, " he said. " I ended up working for a mobile home service that just recently shut down because the owner discontinued his Printing finished art work, Mark Satre receives advice from Nikki Kasapis. Kasapis, the owner of Big Man On Campus, started her own business in her senior year at ASU. Photo by Craig Valenzuela Judd Finkelstein Hilary Fischer Andrew Fleck Casey Fleck Kelli Flood Cynthia Fret Michael Fry Darrell Fuentes Rachele Fulsom Jeffrey Funicello Jonathan Feldman Melanie Ferber Jane Ferguson Paul Fictum Shannon Finch business. Ever since then people have come to me and I decided to go off on my own and start my own business. All my customers have been pleased with my work and I ' ve learned throughout the years that you don ' t keep a customer waiting. I ' ve worked hard to keep all of my appointments and if I don ' t, my customers are notified ahead of time. " Zrna felt differently about his education then Kasapis. He felt he learned the most about running a business on his own. " I feel that my education has helped me a little bit, " he said. " The reason I say this is because I gained most of my knowledge through experience. I have worked in this trade for 15 years and what I have learned has come from the resource of watching and learning. I do owe ASU for helping me to create solutions to problems. In fact, I am recognized by Valley manufacturers who need solutions to certain problems. This I owe to ASU. " In his field there were also a lot of competitors, but Zrna said he didn ' t fear that. " Once you get your foot in the door, there is no stopping your success, " he said. " I established a good reputation by working for another company and once that shut down, people still knew me and wanted me to work for them. I repair and do everything myself. I do cabinetry work, electrical work and plumbing. My business flourishes when the snowbirds come down. Now that I don ' t have school, I have more time to do this. " Zrna said he felt that his good relationships with his customers built himself a job that he enjoyed. " I really like this job, " he said. " I am dedicated to what I do and I try to give my customers the quality they deserve. Dedication is important to anyone who wants to start their own business because it makes the job done that much better. I get along with people well and I ' ve learned good communication skills. That is one thing you need in this type of business, because once you have established good relations with your customers, you have established something successful and worthwhile. " It seemed as though everyone, upperclassmen as well as freshmen, skipped at least one class sometime throughout the year. Newcomers quickly caught on to ASU ' s attendance policy. They realized that there often wasn ' t one. The strict guidelines they once followed in high school became a thing of the past. In fact, their entire academic lifestyle did a complete turn-around. With so many new and interesting things for them to spend their time doing, it was no wonder many cut classes in an effort to fit everything in. Leanne Rye, a freshmen, said it wasn ' t unusual for her to skip a class or two when she " had something better to do, " though she said that she tried to keep this behavior from becoming a habit. " If I skipped whenever I felt like it, I ' d never be in class, " Rye said. Yet it wasn ' t unheard of for upperclassmen, despite their lengthy college experience, to occasionally blow off Daniel Gallagher Barry Garbarino Juan Garcia Sally Garrison Angela Geiger Michael Geiger Rudy Geneeha Kevin Gibbons Ian Gilbert Ron Gilchrist Lisa Gilligan Sean Girdaukas Matthias Gobbert Laurie Lane Goldberg Mark Goldie John Gonner Tom Gonzales Denise Gooding Michael Gowing Patrick Green Steven Green Teddi Green Keith Guiley Amy Gustafson Brisa Gutierrez Karla Guy Jason Haag Marla Halsne Jody Halverson Tamara Hamilton Sneaking a peek at a cheat sheet, an unidentified receives some help on a test. Cheating at ASU could lead to expulsion from the university. classes. Junior Angela Parsons admitted to doing so from time to time, but for different reasons. " It depends on my work schedule, " Parsons said. " Work sometimes comes first. " One of the things Parsons said she had learned was determining which classes she could successfully be absent from. " I never really miss hard classes, " she said. " I will only miss the ones I know I can make up. 99 Although cutting classes was a regular occurrence, some students believed they could not do it. Colin Roberts, an 18-year- old freshman, explained why he didn ' t cut classes. " Because college is hell, and if I skipped class I ' d be so far behind, " he said. An attendance policy would be one solution to the problem. However, Roberts said he didn ' t think that ASU should have one. As for the people who skipped classes, Roberts gave his opinion. " Well, if they ' re smart enough to come on the first day and the final, more power to them, " he said. Senior Joy Bell, a chemical engineering major said that she skipped class " very She attributed her good attendance record to the consequences she faced when she didn ' t attend class. " " I end up studying more than I would have to, " she said. " I wouldn ' t know what was on the test. " She said that many of her friends cut classes regularly, and some pressured her to skip along with them if there was " something better " to do, but she rarely gave in. page 190 Stan Pirog Stan Pirog Passing some time at the Hayden Library light house, Kris Pasisis and Sam Costanzo discuss their plans for the evening. Some students opted to socialize rather than attend classes. Continued page 189 " (If I skip classes,) it ' s usually to finish something that I haven ' t finished that ' s due later on in the day, " she said. " Either that, or I ' ve overslept. " Sometimes, students relied on extra credit that was offered to the whole class by the teacher. This could often help the student boost their grade when having missed too many notes put their final grade in jeopardy. Did students who regularly attend class resent the fact the sometimes, the class-skippers could still receive an " A " or a " B " in the course? " I really don ' t mind it, ' Bell said. " I usually need the extra credit, too. " Still, many became " addicted " to blowing off classes and discovered themselves in jeopardy when tests or exams reared their ugly heads. Some of these panic-stricken students resorted to cheating. Many relied on the art of cheating to pull passing grades. Some got away with it and some didn ' t. But it was definitely a popular activity whether people merely thought about it or actually did it. Some methods that some students said were common included writing on the desks, using " crib sheets " and writing notes in the calculator cases on the desks. Parsons confessed that cheating was tempting to her. " I have definitely thought about it, " she said. " Sometimes I wish I could bring myself to do it, but I just can ' t. " Bell said she rarely thought about cheating because she would eventually have to know the material somewhere down the line, but that there were certain classes of hers where cheating was common among students. " In jazz, there would be people with notes in front of them on the floor, " she said in disbelief. " Like you ' d really have to cheat in jazz! " She added that in her Jazz in America ' class, the teacher often let the students know what to study for the exam. " If the teacher tells you what ' s on the test, you shouldn ' t have to cheat, " she said. In most of her engineering courses, how- ever, Bell said that there were very few instances of cheating. " In those classes, there ' s usually problem solving, and they let us take the formulas, " she said. " So there ' s really no way to cheat except by looking at someone else ' s paper. " Rye agreed that cheating was a thought, but said " it ' s totally wrong. " " If you ' re gonna cheat, you might as well not even go to school, " Rye said. " People are just cheating themselves. " Rye also expressed her belief that people who regularly missed classes and try to catch up by cheating " are never going to make it in college or anywhere else. " Kristin Hanny Jana Harden Ivan Hardjadinata Brian Hartley Andrea Hartwig Kyle Hawkins JD Hays Scott Hebda Jenifer Henry Lorie Henry Annalisa Hernandez Ernesto Hernandez Paul Hernandez Joseph Herrick Dennis Hill Kristen Hill Stephen Hill Wendy Hill Stephen Hodges Alan Holcomb Dwight Holcomb Erik Holmgren Ines Honne Ryan Howes Dave Hrizak Chien Hsin-Yi Tammy Huang Jason Hudoba Heather Hudson Robert Huestis Most young people, at one time or another, have been denied the luxury of having a credit card. The reasons for this denial ranged from no or low monthly income, to simply having no credit history whatsoever. While most knew how important it was to have a credit history, many agreed that establishing this necessary credit was a difficult thing to do. How did people gain credit if no one was willing to give them a chance to prove themselves worthy of having it? Some were forced to have their parents co-sign for a credit or bank guarantee card. Also, some banks had " very lenient " requirements for students who applied for credit. These banks sometimes approved credit for students on the basis that even though they hadn ' t had any previous credit, they hadn ' t had any record of " bad credit " Although students ended up paying more for items that they had charged onto a credit card ' s account because Wanda Jackson Kenneth Jacoby Robert Jediny Vishal Jhunjhunwala Mi Jin Lloyd Hummel Sarah Imig Delia Inclan Chisako Inoguchi Claude Jackson Amanda Johnson Kevin Johnson Lonnie Johnson Irene Jones Jamie Jones Rebecca Jones Stephanie Rae Jones Megan Joy Joplin Bernardio Jordan Brandon Bear June Molly Justice Christa Justus Patrick Kaser James Keith Cheri Keller Connie Kelly Michael Kelly Pamela Kelly Pamela Kerezman David Kexel of interest charges, they still were out in full force, putting life ' s necessities as well as luxuries on Visa, MasterCard and American Express, just to name a few. Nichole Michaelson, a sophomore, said that she had applied for several different credit cards from department stores but was denied credit for all of them. " There ' s too much emphasis placed on credit, " Michaelson said. " I think that if people have cash, they should pay with cash. " Another ASU student, who chose to anonymous and is identified as Bekka, said that having credit cards used to be important to her because they made it for her to " buy now and pay later. " " It was great if I didn ' t have any cash on me, " Bekka said. " I felt like I was getting something for nothing. And then the bills came. " Because of her outrageously high credit bills, she was forced to take " odd jobs at night. " In effect, she began staying out late and spending most of her time at work. Her academic attitude inevitably took a turn for the worst and she ended up dropping three of her four classes. " It was so easy for me to get my credit, " she said. " My parents helped me get my first card and after that, I started receiving cards in the mail that I didn ' t even apply for! " " I got my first credit card when I was eighteen, " Bekka said. " It was for a department store and I didn ' t use it that often. " on page 194 Wondering how she ' ll pay her bills, senior Phylis Tegethoff examines her credit card statements. Credit was easy for college students to obtain, but it left many students in debt. Scott Burgus Making a purchase at Tower Records, junior Jason Farrell uses his credit card. Credit cards made it convenient for students to make purchases when they were low on money. Continued from page 193 At that time, Bekka had a job and said she was able to pay off her credit card in full each month. After she quit her job, however, she received another card. " I received a Discover card that I had applied for before I left my job, " she said. " There was a $1000 limit on it and I maxed it within a matter of a few months. Since I didn ' t have a job, my mother helped me pay the bill until I found another one. " After the got another job, Bekka received a MasterCard in the mail that she said she did not remember applying for. This one (with a $3000 limit) was rarely used while she continued to pay off her Discover bill. Once the school year was over, however, Bekka ' s job ended and her spending began once again. " I used (the MasterCard) a s an ATM card most of the time, " she said. " Whenever I needed money, I just whipped out the card. " Bekka said that she did not charge up to the limit on that credit card, but she came very close to doing so. She said she realized then that she couldn ' t continue to spend as much as she had been. " When school started, I got another job that didn ' t pay much, but it was enough to pay my bills, " she said. " My mother still helped me out, but I tried to take on more of the responsibility myself. " She said she found that when she had charged a great deal on her credit cards, she was never able to get ahead financially, but simply to maintain a status quo. Credit companies with strict credit requirements more than likely realized that a lot of young people failed to live up to that responsibility. This often left their co-signers stuck footing the bill, or if there was no co- signer, the student would often be faced with a bad credit rating that was very difficult to repair. " Credit is what gets people in debt, " Michaelson said. Bekka said that she had learned a great deal from her bad experiences with credit cards and was trying to get herself back on track financially. " They ' re far too easy to use, " she said. " My philosophy now is, ' If I can ' t pay cash for it, I probably couldn ' t pay for it with a credit card, either. ' " Song Hun Kim Karen Kipp Laura Knoll Elizabeth Knox Al Koines Michele Kokos Renate Kotzyba Lucy Krabach Bradley Krake Michael Kropiewnicki Scott Krugerud Missy Kurpnick Jill Ledbetter Henry Leung Joshua Levy Michael Lewis Joslyn Little Kelly Lock Eric Long Theron Long Karen Lopez Manuel Lopez John Lowry Jonell Lucca Fred Lund Yen Luong Elisabeth Luquez Rick Lynch Scott Maasen Amie Madden All your life you had been making choices, some more important than others. One of the only effective ways to make a choice was by deciding what was the best option for you. To have a good self-image was one of the most important characteristics a student could possess. ASU wanted to support the students who wanted to maintain a good physical image by building a brand-new recreation center. " The facilities for physical fitness were getting old and the need for a quality center was rising, " said Gerry Maas, the Director of Sports and Student Activities. " Also, the times and space available did not meet with what the students wanted. The equipment was also getting old, and it was difficult to accommodate athletics and physical education. " David Madden Jude Maney Melanie Markwell Robert Martin Frederick Martinez Michelle Mayer Christian Burns McBeth Edward McColl Neil McConnell Shannon McGary Mira McGregor Scott McKean Mark Anthony McKenna Stephanie McKibbin Ronald McLellan Robert McNally Gregory Mechem Carrie Mehas Richard Mellem Jr. Paul Menchaca Anthony Mendenhall Richelle Mercure Bruce Meyer Marcie Meyer Christine Middleton Jennifer Miller Brent Milner Lisa Milot Steve Mirowski Martin Mitchell Applying lipstick in front of her make-up mirror, Michele Mansoor prepares herselffor the day. Mansoor said " I feel self-conscious if I don ' t put on make-up. " Sometimes, the good self-image was hard to maintain when the older students were talking about the " freshman fifteen. " Who wanted to know that the majority of freshman gained fifteen pounds in their first year of college? " Both males and females go to the Student Recreation Complex, because they are physically interested, " Maas said. " To keep fit, to be muscular and to stay in shape are some of the motives for coming to the center. Also, advertisers present an image in magazines and television that many students want to be like. They strive to get this image by working out. " Many went to the Campus Corner and saw the calendars of Cindy Crawford and Claudia Schiffer, which could destroy almost anyone ' s self-image. Also, Sly Stallone looked very physically fit when he posed for the cover of Gentleman ' s Quarterly. However, Maas said he thought the number-one reason why students went to the recreation center was because they enjoyed being there. Both male and female students probably were more active when they were younger, so they wanted to continue to work out. The men tended to play more racquetball, and the women frequented more aerobics classes. The recreation complex also created an extension to student health, the Wellness Office, which gave seminars on having a good self-image. They also provided mini-conferences about stress management and how to measure body fat composition. However, the first step to gaining self-confidence was often to think about the positive aspects about one ' s life. The students needed to outweigh the good points as opposed to the bad. The need for self-awareness became an essential tool for building self-confidence. on page 198 Scott Burgus Concentrating on an arm curl, Josh Freeling works out at the Student Recreation Complex. Some students felt that exercising their self-esteem and image. Continued from page 197 After this confidence was achieved, the students often could succeed more in love, work and school. Also, this urge to look good had increased rapidly in the nineties. Many actors and actresses spent thousands of dollars in reconstructive surgery, which, in turn, influenced the number of students getting nose jobs and liposuction. Enrollment at area health clubs and the purchase of health foods also increased steadily. More fast-food joints offered healthy foods and nutritious combos at a smaller price. The effectiveness of liquid diets had been questioned, especially when Oprah Winfrey regained all of the weight she had lost. And, people were starting to be more concerned with fat content and counting, as diet books always seemed to be on the best-seller lists. However, the " good-looking " hype did not come without a price tag. Buying new clothes and getting made over became more expensive. Vidal Sassoon, a new beauty salon at Scottsdale Galleria, charged $39 to $69 dollars for one basic haircut. The cost depended on the seniority of the hairdresser. Men often wanted clothes by Ralph Lauren and Z. Cavaricci, and name-brand pants were costing about $75. Some women wanted to get sculptured nails, which cost approximately $25 to $30. Then about a week later, they had to go back for fill-ins. Also, a positive self-image seemed to help students in the love department. Although physical attraction was important to some students, couples learned to love each other for who they were and not for who they wanted their partner to be. However, it was not often necessary to spend large amounts of money to feel good about yourself. Just believing in yourself was often enough to generate a personal style. A good self-image could well have encouraged students academically. Not having to worry about what you looked like may have made going to class a little easier. Often in high school, students just felt they just had to look good, but many people in college found themselves going to class in sweats. ASU tried to do its part in contributing to the student ' s self-image by building the Student Recreation Center. Ultimately, a good self-image usually started within the student and eventually, increased to help them succeed in school, love and life. Keith Mohr Tom Mongan Amy Moore Dina Moreno Lisa Moreno Hal Morgan Jr. Eric Morningstar Tony Morreale Robyn Morris Anton Morrison Laura Morse W. Ladonna Moss Kevin Moto Nickolas Mottlow Danielle Mumenthaler Marissa Munoz Robert Murphy Kalyn Nagel Liem Ngo Thuan Nguyen Maribel Nieto Sergio Nieto Holenyia Noble Walter Noralde Robert Northrip Andrea Nunnaley Steven Obus Francisco Olivas Chantry Olivier Brad Olson Parking. Construction. Cafeteria food. Registration lines. Registration. Pet peeves: everybody ' s got them, including students at ASU. John Tvedt, a 25-year-old computer science graduate student, said one of his pet peeves was bikes on campus. " I ' ve been hit three times by bikes on campus, " he said. " One time, pretty seriously, too . . . I was crossing that street in the crosswalk and a bike nailed me at full speed there. And then he got up and yelled at me for being in his way. A bunch of my friends have been hit by bikes. That ' s my biggest pet peeve, definitely. " Tvedt suggested a remedy. " I know what I would like to do, " he said. " I ' d like to just not have them on campus. You know, not riding. You don ' t really need to ride a bike on campus. " Mark Ozog Rajasehgaran Padbatan Jeff Padilla Whitney Pagliaro Jessica Palmeri Pat Olstad Monica Orozco Jennifer Ostrom Gwendolyn Oswood Chris Overbeck Jennifer Panico Heather Papay Laurie Parker Carl Parrish Jason Passe Sean Pate Rahul Patel Jeffrey Patten Stacy Patterson Michelle Paulson Anna Peltovuori Gina Peluso Anita Pena Michael Penrose Mike Peri Jennifer Poe Anthony Policci Michelle Polikoff Lesley Anne Polka Gena Poniatowski Sporting a ticket, a car sits in an illegal space. Limited parking and expensive decals drove students to list parking as one of their pet peeves. Todd Yatsook, a 29-year-old music major, said trucks on campus was one of his pet peeves. " Why don ' t they just walk or use a smaller vehicle? " he said. " They ' re just in the way. It ' s like you ' re walking down a public street with all these vehicles riding down it. And they ' ve got a whole fleet of them. " Yatsook said the trucks " [were] an eyesore. . . . they don ' t add to the, aesthetic quality of the campus at all. " Yatsook also said cultivated grass on campus was another pet peeve of his. " Where ' re they getting all the water? " he said. Yatsook suggested a solution. " They should use plants that grow in this habitat, " he suggested. " It would look good, but they ' ve got to flood them every once in a while,too. That ' s not real attractive, either. " Susan Wells, a 20-year-old English major, said her pet peeve was the evangelists that visit the ASU campus. Wells alleged some said women were the cause of the bad economy because they took all the jobs. Wells also alleged that when one student asked if women should be home supporting their the preachers said yes. However, Wells couldn ' t provide a " I can ' t see any remedy, " she said. " They (the evangelists) have their rights. " Wells added that another pet peeve of hers was the rising costs of attending school and the " lowering of options " that students were open to, such as turning English 221 into a seminar-type course. John Bear, a 26-year-old business major, said his pet peeve was that ASU was " too big, (and has) too many students. " Continued on page 202 Jeremy Jernigan Scott Burgus Taking an alternate route, Ed Walker and senior Jeff Salmon avoid the maze of construction. Construction on campus made it difficult for students to get around campus. Continued from page 201 " Just trying to ask a question in class, and you ' ve got a class that ' s filled with two hundred students, you kind of feel intimidated, " he said. " If the teacher ' s not a very good teacher and he doesn ' t want to spend the time answering the question, while the students are waiting to get the class over with, you ' re kind of intimidated. " Bear, who was spending his first semester at ASU felt that the remedy lay in capping enrollment. " Lower registration, " he said. " Every university ' s got major bills they have to pay but this university is run by the state. A lot of it ' s financed by the state so I feel that some way they can keep a minimum enrollment . . . or do something just to keep the classes to a minimum. " Bear blamed the overcrowding on the administration. " It ' s too crowded and (there ' s) too much bureaucracy to go through to even get a class or to talk to a teacher, " he said. " It (the school) is not personal. " Don Eisenhour, a 28-year-old geology major, said his pet peeve was financial aid. " They seem to be not very efficient at what they do, " he said. " They keep sending letters about lack of qualification or, you know, you ' re no longer eligible because you don ' t have enough credits or because you ' ve been here too long and their records are never correct. For graduate students they don ' t the difference between graduate and undergraduate credits, so they keep saying that I should have graduated already when I have just started the program. So Igo back to them and I say, ' Okay, look, here ' s in transcripts and here ' s how much I ' ve taken, how much I need to take, my program of study. ' And they say, Well, you know, uh, our computer doesn ' t deal with that at the present time. ' And so that happens for, like, two or three years. Each year, they say I ' ve been terminated as a financial aid eligible recipient. " He said he " wrote a letter to the director of financial aid and Lattie Coor saying I thought it was kind of ridiculous. " Eisenhour explained one solution. " I think the solution is that they should take the time to correct the problem in the beginning, " he said. " It ' s true that sometimes it takes more time and effort in the short run to make something work correctly. But in the long run, you save yourself a lot of time, and in our case, a lot of money, and I think that they are unwilling to do that. I think it ' s a short- sighted view of the whole system. They should make the effort now and not pay CLOSED THIS Eileen Post Raden Pajar Prakoso Jennifer Pugmire Sanjay Purohit Cathleen Quigley Roberto Quinones Shaun Rachau Lori Railing Janelle Ramos Javier Ramos Patrick Rathburn Bradley Ravish Heather Rawson Susan Recer Emily Susan Rhodes Bryce Riddle James Rigney Rebecca Rilling Corry Rinehart Barbara Ritter Jennifer Roberts Rita Roberts Mirza Roland Antonia Romo Karim Rosario Melissa Rosenberg Charles Rostocil Sara Roswick Hilie Ruby John Rupe Jr. What I am going to do without my nice, warm bed? Your bed, along with your family and friends, may have been one of the toughest things to leave behind when you went to college. Adjusting to college courses was hard, but it was also difficult to live in a new dorm, eat in a new place and meet new friends. You normally would go to the refrigerator for a midnight snack, but now, you just went to your closet and get a box of Pop Tarts from a crate. Instead of tripping over your dog in the dark, you fell over your roommate. So, as part of being a college student, you needed to be flexible. Baelynn Ruschenberg Tina Russo Amanda Sandoval Paul SantaCruz Ana Saspe Michael Scannell Lisa Schaefer Jim Schumacher Edgar Seeley Corey Seemiller Manish Sehgal Manish Shah Kevin Sheh Mark Sherw ood Eva Shine STUDENTS 4 UNIVERSITY ADJUSTMENT Carolyn Showell Jay Shray Rob Siebelts Steve Siebelts Laura Simon Eboni Simpson Jason Sipe Maria Sireci Mark Skauge Justin Smith Zenia Smith Kent Snyder Michael Warren Sober Malik Sohail Marie Soliz Standing in line at Undergraduate Admissions, wait to learn the status of their enrollment. Lines were a typical sight and a big part of ASU. The transition to college was often made easier when students were willing to adapt to changes. Students needed to be willing to accept a completely new lifestyle, because almost everything changed. Since most young adults left home for the first time to go to college, they were more prone to being homesick for the first few months. As the semester passed, the more comfortable the freshman usually got with their new-found freedom. This freedom included eating as much as you wanted, when you wanted, and it also meant staying out late with no curfews. Also, your parents no longer had to of who you brought home or what you were doing once you were home. " The freedom to do what I want was the hardest thing to adjust to when I left for college, " said Jonathan Gilcrease, a history major. " Living away from home made me budget my time differently, because I wanted to have time for both school and pleasure. " " This new freedom gave me control of myself and I did not have to depend on anyone else, " he added. Leaving home created more responsibility, because until the time students left home, they could usually depend on their parents for most expenses and food. Staying away from home around the holidays also upset some freshmen and transfer students, but many had the opportunity to go home during the holidays. Although there were some things that made adjusting easier, most students just had to help themselves. on page 206 Scott Burgus Scott Burgus Pointing the way to the Noble Library, Perry Parmely assists Nikki Zambo. The maps on campus helped students to adjust to ASU ' s large size. Continued page 205 Joining an organization during the freshman year also made adjusting to the campus less stressful, because students could try to meet new people and walk around the campus to see where classrooms would be. Meeting new people was possible when students joined a group or applied for a dorm. In a dorm, a student would have a roommate and perhaps, suitemates. Staying in the dorms may have made adjusting a little easier, because the dorms were near the campus and there were many other students from out-of-town who lived there. However, dorm life could also make students want to go back home when the halls had fire drills at one in the morning. " My teachers did help me adjust to student life more, " Gilcrease said. " They emphasized attending class, but they did not force us like in high school. " On campus, students could often eat or sleep in the classroom and the teachers sometimes did not place much importance on those students, because in the long run, they felt they would suffer. " Teachers are more lenient and open- minded, which makes you enthusiastic about attending class and doing well on the Gilcrease said. Adjusting to a new environment was not as difficult if you were willing to sight-see. Going to area clubs on the weekends made time go by faster. Students may have even spent a lot of their time on ASU ' s campus. They studied on the West Lawn, ate at the various restaurants in the Memorial Union, including McDonald ' s, and they could even see a free concert once in a while on Palo Verde Beach. The Student Recreation Complex also provided time for fun. If students did not want to adjust by staying on campus, they could go out to the malls. Mill Avenue gave students something to do by browsing in the windows of the shops or dancing at Club UM. They could also sit outside at the Coffee Plantation. The Cornerstone also had entertainment for ASU students. In the evenings, they went to see comedians at the Improv or they shopped at the popular store, the GAP. Fiesta, Los Arcos and Superstition Springs Malls were all close to the ASU campus. Los Arcos Mall even provided a shuttle bus to and from campus for students wanting to go. The adjustment to college life could often be made easier by keeping busy and finding a new routine that you could live with. It would always difficult to leave family and friends. It would also be different for students to eat cafeteria food from the dorms instead of Mom ' s famous meat loaf, living in a room the size of your closet back home, and just adjusting to the lecture halls that were made for all-school assemblies in high school. Scott Somerdike Ajay Soni Hilda Soto Dominick Spatafora Sheila Specio Cheryl Spurzem Tim Stahl Tanya Stamatovic Leni Stanesic Melissa Starck Avgovstides Stavros Michele Steinmetz Kim Stephen Suzanna Sterling Alvin Stevens Jennifer Stewart Jennifer Stimac Maxwell Strain Jennifer Stults Leilani Susee Sara Szachnit Joanne Tang Multanto Tanmalano Rachelle Taylor Lance Terry Stephan Testa Lori Tetford Tiffany Theiss Margaret Ann Thomas Ross Thomas Demonstrating part of his dance, Graduate dance student Antony Balcena teaches a piece to " Vermont " Ken Nosek, Catherine Schaedffer, Kelly Roth and Craig Rogers. Dance majors sepent most of their time preparing for the upcoming dance concerts and auditions. Photo by Scott Burgus Corinna Delvaux Delvaux said Donna Maher Delvaux Dr. Robert Fleming aher was a 23-year-old music major. She as played the flute for 14 years, and wantec igh or high school band class. gan playing an instrument in school signed up for a band class. rested in playing any instrument, " been Dr. Robert one of the band directors at ASU MUSICIAN, " she Continued from page 209 As for other support, Maher said, " No one ' s really encouraged me. I just knew what I wanted to do since ninth grade. " Maher said she wanted to move back and teach band in Colorado Springs. She said she may continue her education and get a masters degree in education or conducting. She said she is also interested in a performance area. Maher said success to her " would be to be teaching and to be happy doing it and to have a successful program. " She said that if she did not succeed, " it ' s time to find something else to do. " Maher explained why she was committing her life to music. " I felt it gave me a great sense of accomplishment, " she said. " The more I learn about it the more I like. " " I want to continue because I want to share with the kids the good experiences I ' ve had in music. " Bill Meldrum, a 23-year-old music major, was a percussionist. He has played drums 12 years, and plans to teach with his music degree. Meldrum began playing drums through the public schools. He cited Neil Peart, the drummer from the rock band Rush, and Middle-eastern drummer Robin Adnan Anders, as inspirations. He also explained one of his goals. " I just want to teach until I get tired of it, " he said. " That could be next year or never. Gary Thompson Valena Thompson Kalyan Thumaty Elizabeth Tierney William Tierney Siutu Timoteo Danielle Tobin Marco Torraca Rosa Torraca Debra Torres Dara Tribelhorn Elizabeth Trotti Janet Tse Adam Tyler Mark Jas Tynan Simon Underwood Denise Ungerman Craig Valenzuela Anna Marie Valison Lisa Van Tassel lisa vantassel Stephanne Vasquez Rodney Venzon Mark Villa Craig Viquesney Cheryl Vocke William Vorhies Sonja Ware Amy Warfle Gerald Warrick Brandy Watkins Meldrum said another one of his goals was musical influence. " I would like to be an influence on someone else, " he said. Meldrum defined success for him " to be happy doing whatever I ' m doing. " And if he doesn ' t succeed? " Then I ' ll go on to something else, " he said. Anton y Balcena, a 37-year-old dance major, was a graduate student. Balcena had been dancing for nineteen years, has a B.A. from Juilliard, an M.A. from UCLA and experience on and off Broadway. He was studying to receive his terminal degree at ASU. He has taught dance since 1978. " I ' ve fallen into a respect for the art (of dance), " he said. " It ' s a serious profession for me. " Balcena trained everyday, explaining that " Dancing is like anything else, " he said. " Our body is our instrument. " He also explained why he has devoted his life to dance. " I just have to, " he said. " It ' s like I ' m obsessed with it. There ' s a passion that goes With it. " Balcena also said one of his goals was " to be able to stimulate people into having a for the art. " Kamala Boeck, a 23-year-old theater major, was studying for an M.F.A. in what was called " theater for children and youth. " Boeck said she eventually wants to be an artistic director, which coordinates the artistic aspects of a production company and a show. on page 212 Stapling parts for the play Tropicana, Jeffery Dick builds the framework for the background mask. Theater students were required to spend time in the scene shop in order to graduate. Scott Burgus Continued from page 211 Boeck said she began acting when she was 12. While in college, Boeck discovered that she " just loved working with children and performing for them and I just decided to pursue it, " she said. Boeck said her parents were one source of inspiration. " Definitely my parents have always been there to support me, " she added. Boeck has another goal as well. " Ultimately, I ' d like to have my own improvisational group, " she said. Boeck wanted to remain in theater, though, because it was her " first love. " Boeck said that success in her field " could be considered the merit of the work, " that people would leave the show, finding it great to watch, recognizing it wasn ' t just a children ' s show, and remember it for a long time to come. Boeck does not contemplate failure. " That ' s not a consideration, " she said. I ' m set on this and I ' m determined to do it. " Boeck said she considers herself a preservationist. " She said that the now is for older audiences, and that if it continues, the theater will die. " That would be a huge loss, " she said. Boeck believes that by having a children ' s theater, it ensures an audience later on. " It ' s (theater) been around since the of time and to let it disappear would be a great tragedy, " she said. Obviously, theater means a great deal to Boeck. She explained why she devoted her life to theater. " It is me, " she said. " It is a part of my life. " Kim Anton was a 22-year-old theater major. Anton wanted to act with her theater degree, and said she wanted to act her whole life. Anton said how she got started in acting. " I think it ' s one of those things that ' s stamped on your head your whole life, " she said. Anton cited Jessica Lange, an actress in such films as " Tootsie " and " Music Box, " as one of her inspirations. " She ' s just one of my most admired actresses, " Anton said. Anton said one of her goals would be playwriting, and that she has already started Scott Butgus Refining a step for an upcoming concert, Antony Balcena shows ' Vermont " Ken Nosek, Craig Rogers, Catherine Schaeffer and Kelly Roth where to direct their focus. Performing in shows allowed students the opportunity to display their talents. writing plays. But would she star in them? Anton said no. " I ' d want a perspective on it, " she said. Anton said that success to her was " just as long as I ' m always working. " She said not succeeding is something she doesn ' t think about. " I really don ' t think about it as a possibility. " Anton also explained why she was spending her life acting. " I don ' t know how anybody wouldn ' t want to do it. I ' ve always had that perspective. " Camille Joan Watson Shawn Watt Jenny Weaver Amy Weber Jason Weinmeister Erin Weissman Marlo Allison Wernick Ethan Wessel William Weston IV Jennifer Wharton Alicia Whitaker Ardiyanto Widago Andrew Wigzell Jennifer Wilhoit Danielle Williams Judith Wilson Kristi Wimmer David Winter Alisa Wretschko Darlene Wright Julian Wright Steven Yacker Jocelyn Yellowhorse Sari Yorn Beth Zachary Douglas Zahn Darren Zapfe Misghinb Zeresenay GREEK SING 216 SOCIAL SCENE 230 FORMALS 240 INTRAMURALS 244 Working to complete a large job, a EX pledge finishes painting their letters on the street at new row. Street painting was just one of many activities that helped to promote brotherhood. Photo by Jill A. Harnisch ALLISON WADSWORTH . Harnisch Allison Wadsworth played a significant role in last year ' s Greek Sing. As the female chairperson in charge of the it was her job to work with the of each team, as well as with the technical crew at Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium. She also shared the responsibility of choosing the theme and critiquing the acts. Wadsworth said she had had an interest in the show ever since she was a freshman. " I saw Greek Sing then and I loved it, " she said. " I wanted to do it, be a part of it ever since. " The year before, Wadsworth saw what the female chairperson had to do to make the production a success. " I saw how much fun and interesting it looke d, " she said. " It was something that I wanted to try and do. Being a chairperson is definitely worth it. " greek Sing was a musical production of several different shows all performed by members of ASU ' s greek community. Did it sound like an easy task? One of last year ' s co- chairpeople, Allison Wadsworth, a member of Pi Beta Phi, said that the production took a great deal of time and dedication. Wadsworth said she loved being in charge of Greek Sing, even though it took about six months to put the performance together. The process started last October when the staff for Greek Sing was picked; then began for the performance in April. Each show was acted out by four houses, two sororities and two fraternities. They were allowed to do any type of show that pertained to the theme for that year. As a chairperson, one of Wadworth ' s duties was to organize the teams. She also previewed each show before the John Harmin, a member of Pi Kappa Epsilon, was the other co-chairperson. Wadsworth said she was grateful to share the job with a partner. " They picked one female and one male for the job, " she said. " John did so much, he was a tremendous help in putting it all together. " Wadsworth said that she was satisfied with the final outcome of the show, although she would have made a few changes. " I liked it, but if I could change a couple of things, I probably would have, " she said. " There are always going to be a few things that you ' re dissatisfied with. " to get his message across, EX Kalin Hatfield does his part in " A Decade to Remember. " During Greek Sing, groups of sororities and fraternities put on short skits in Grady Gammage Auditorium. Photo by Michelle Conway triking a pose, AK Kristin Kissel and SAE Steve Kostlan bring their Greek Sing number to a close. The musical production at Gammage was a part of Greek Sing, which raised money for Camp Sunrise. Shedding Some Work, School and Play the Mia Gaut playing a game of volleyball, three members of ATA enjoy the Arizona summer. Students found the time to relax in between their summer school classes and their work schedules. Shedding Some any different people from all over the world came to school at ASU, but when they weren ' t here in Arizona studying during the school year, they spent their summers keeping busy at work and at play. " I got the best of the sun while earning money for school, " April Martin said. Martin was an Alpha Delta Pi pledge who taught private swimming lessons all summer. " I enjoyed knowing that when the kids had completed the course, that they were pool safe, " she said. John Pinkus, an Epsilon Pi, worked for an accounting firm belonging to his girlfriend ' s father. " I thought that it was interesting and I would love to do it again, " he said. Many students found the summer vacations to be a time to get ahead in their schoolwork. Heidi Jargin, an incoming freshman and Alpha Delta Pi pledge, took English 101 over the summer before she started full-time. " I wanted to get some credits out of the way so I wouldn ' t have such a heavy load the first semester in college, " she said. Many other students found jobs that were related to helping them get ahead in their majors. Students who knew what their career would be landed jobs in the same field. Sigma Nu Ginno Dicaro spent his summer in California, working for his father ' s law firm. " I want to be a lawyer, so this job really gave me some great experience, " he said. " It was a lot of fun, too. " the last of the summertime rays, KAO Alison Gato and Jennifer Bruzzano take advantage of a free afternoon. Tanning was a popular spare time activity among students. Photo by Henri Cohen Henri Cohen Jill A. Harnisch Did spending your summers and Christmas breaks at the Happiest Place on Earth sound exciting to you? Phi Sigma Kappa member Dave Grear thought that it did and took action. For the past two summers, Grear worked in Critter Country in Disneyland. " Bear Country was the easiest because I would just tell people where to take a seat, turn off and on the machine and sit back and watch the show, " Grear said. Grear said working with so many people and dealing with customers contributed to an enjoyable Disneyland experience. " The reason I kept going back was because I loved working with my age, and that ' s a big benefit, " he said. " I had a lot of fun working there. " A Week of Helps Find a Gaut each other a high five, Joey Ciolli, Eddie Esposito and Mike Goodman celebrate their victory. Teamwork brought people and created new during Greek Games. Shedding Some you talked to some girls before they went you that it was something about tea parties and through sorority rush, they might have told being proper. That was what many of last year ' s rushees said they thought they would be going into, but were astonished to find hundreds of girls yelling cheers and chants as they walked in. " I thought that rush would be a lot different, " Marni Bloom said. " I didn ' t know what to expect from it all. " Bloom was a rushee who pledged Delta Delta Delta. Fraternity rush was much more informal than the women ' s rush. Men could attend any house ' s functions. Each fraternity planned activities, such as going tubing or out to dinner, while others just hung out at the house ' s pool. " Motivation and a chance to meet people, which is important as a freshman, is what convinced me to rush, " said Ryan Pratt, a Delta Sigma pledge. Rush gave students an opportunity to examine each house and determine which one was right for them. " I chose the house that I ' m in because when I went through their party, the girls were very diverse, " Bloom said. " That ' s what I liked, they didn ' t all look alike. " First impressions of any house was usually what rushees said they remembered. " I started with an idea of which house I wanted, " said Sigma Nu pledge Rick Romes. " I went to their first function and I knew that they were for me. " Henri Cohen back at Greek Games event, a member of Delta Gamma and a friend enjoy watching the sun go down. Meeting people was one of the main reasons people said they joined the greek system. Photo by Henri Cohen TAMI JACKSON Jill A. Harnisch Tami Jackson, a from Spokane, Wash., came to ASU a week early. It wasn ' t until she was registering for classes that she decided to go through sorority rush. " I wasn ' t going to go through with it at first, then I convinced my sister to go through it at her college, " she said. " I wanted to meet a lot of new people, and I knew that rush would be a great way to get that head start. " Jackson said that al- though she didn ' t know what was in store for her when the week started, she found that rush could be stressful and " If I didn ' t make it into one (sorority) this time, I probably would go through rush again the results are rewarding, " she said. Jill A. Harnisch If you were a member of a sorority, you may have found many advantages to living in PV Main. Marcie Meyers, a member of Chi Omega, loved living " on the floor " much better than off-campus. " Living on the floor definitely has its advantages, " she said. " It ' s to classes, there are always lots of people around to talk to, and there ' s always something to do. " The rooms were made for two people and had suite-style bathrooms, but many, like Meyers, had their own rooms. She said she saw many advantages to living in a room by " I don ' t have a roommate, so I don ' t have to deal with fighting over things or becoming too close to an individual, " she said. " But PV Main brings all the sororities closer since we are all housed so near each other. " ONE BIG NEIGHBORHOOD in anticipation of letters from home, XO ' s Jenny Weaver and Karen Johnston, compare mail. Sororities benefited from one by sharing the same floor and eating together. a whole neighborhood of girls, " Kappa Kappa Gamma Sheri Lauderback said, referring to life in Palo Verde Main. PV Main was the housing set aside for sororities. Most sororities had rules requiring its members to live on the sorority ' s floor at some time during their stay at ASU, with rules from house to house. Some houses required two years, while others required one year; some chapters even let women go through four years of school ever having to live on the floor. " This is my second semester and every girl in my house is required to live here for two years, " Lauderback said. There were certain rules set by each floor to keep order and insure that certain " housekeeping " tasks were performed throughout the semester. " The house manager assigns duties, " Pi Beta Phi Keira Gudnarson said. " Each girl gets a job to do during the semester, whether it ' s cleaning the kitchen, straightening up the chapter room or making sure the study room is clean. " Each floor voted for their own quiet hours or study hours. " Quiet hours are nine at night to ten in the morning during the week and that is used for study hours, plus we have a special room to study in if you need it, " Lauderback said. PV Main brought all the sororities together because they shared a cafeteria and, usually, the same floor. " Living here gives you the benefit of getting to know other girls that you might not have met otherwise, " Lauderback said. in some study time in Robin Levine ' s room on the floor, Bonnie Lyons and Hillary Syms cram for a test. Students added lofts to their rooms for more study space. Photo by Henri Cohen Henri Cohen GREEK LIFE 223 Scott Burgus How many sorority jokes do you know? If you ' ve ever told one, you may have contributed to Greek stereotyping on campus. Kathie Lentz, a member of Alpha Phi sorority, said she thought most stereotypes came from ignorance. " People who aren ' t in the Greek system stereotype Greeks because they think they ' re snobs, but they just don ' t it, " she said. " They think we ' re too good for them. " She added her sorority tried to get involved in all areas of campus life. " We try to keep a positive image and get involved on campus, " she said. " We try to let others know what we ' re all about and that we ' re not just involved in the Greek Ignorance Leads to STEREOTYPES By Kim Kaan nfortunately, many people women of sororities as stupid blondes who dress and think alike, " Alpha Gamma Delta member Tina Eddy said. Another stereotype that may have been heard was that the only activity sororities were involved in was partying. Tim Hughes, a of Lambda Chi Alpha, said he felt the party aspect of Greek life was minimal. " Only 10 percent of Greek activity is social, " he said. " Greeks also participate in philanthropic, intramural, ritual, and studying activities. " Eddy said she felt that sororities coped with stereotypical attitudes through support from each other. " We care about what people outside the Greek system think, but at the same time, we know that our group does more than just socialize, " she said. Another typical attitude that may have been given to both fraternities and sororities was that members somehow " paid " for friends. Hughes disagreed with that statement. " Having friends in my house has enabled me to establish a type of networking system, " he said. " Perhaps an older member has taken courses that I am currently enrolled in; he can then help tutor me at no cost. Members of the Greek system said it built leadership in its members. " In fact, " Hughes said. " Seventy-five to 80 percent of the leaders on ASU ' s campus are Greek-affiliated. " down at the house, two fraternity display the typical " Greek stereotype. Some Greeks feel they are unjustly stereotyped as socialites. Photo by Todd Rundstrum in the Center Complex office,AXA Tim Hughes takes a Philanthropies, intramurals, ritual, brotherhood and studying are all parts of the Greek system, in addition to the social part. Shedding Some Tom Hershey JOEL STATTON Scott Burgus Joel Statton, a pre-law student and a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon, received the IFC highest grade point average award for last year. Joel was a freshman and maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout the school year. " It really meant a lot to me, " he said. " I worked hard and it was nice to be recognized. " Joel thought that it would be nice to win it again this coming year but it is likely that a would win it again. " I think that they (IFC) should change it so somehow where they honor the highest GPA in each year in school, otherwise a freshman always has the best opportunity to win because the class l evel is easier, " he said. " They aren ' t in any upper division type classes. " Always HONORS award, according to Webster ' s is something given; a prize or honor. Greeks were always competing for types of awards against fellow ASU chapters and against other chapters across the United States. Delta Kappa Epsilon won many national awards for their chapter. The Dekes received their first place awards for chapter improvement and community service and second place for best scholarship. The Dekes also earned second place for the Lion Trophy, which was an all-around award for the best in North America. " These awards really mean a lot to us, " Deke Bill Kavan said. " They probably stimulated our brotherhood into doing more this year. " For the improvement award, they worked on alumni relations, getting out newsletters on the new house and getting their committees together. For the community award, a private blood drive was held and the Dekes also helped with Special and YMCA soccer teams. The Dekes also gave their time last year on designated Saturdays when they participated in a food share program, giving out food to underprivileged people. Kavan said he hoped the chapter would do as well the next year. " We could be one of the few chapters that repeat years on awards, " he said. " Plus, with a new house for us, we are really excited. " a closer look at a past intramural trophy, Brian Martin it to its place on the shelf among the many others. Intramural sports and Greek Week were two of the biggest chances for Greeks to win awards during the year. Photo by Scott Burgus anging the Greek Week plaque on the wall, AX Greg Combs admires his house ' s first place Greek Sing win. During Greek Sing houses were grouped together to perform short skits. Hayden Hauser From the Past to Kristina ByBee Thirty years ago, before Sun Devil Stadium rose high from the foot of Tempe Butte, ground breaking began for the of the houses that became " New Row. " The fraternity houses were financed with bonds and with the understanding that the fraternities would make monthly payments on a forty-year lease from the university. Those students living on New Row had other concerns than its future, but Don Dotts, executive director of the Alumni said that this time was insubstantial. " Ten years is not a long time in the history of an institution like Arizona State, " he said. The leases called for the fraternities to take over the management ofthe properties in 2002. Phi Sigma Kappa President Jesse Finlayson expressed concern over the possible elimination of both Old and New Rows. " I have seen a master plan that was on display in Hayden Library that showed a master complex that would be completed by 2010 and house all he said. Finlayson said he believed that if the university did build such a residence hall, his fraternity would choose to move to an off-campus house. Hersh explained that the ' master plan ' Finlayson spoke of was the result of a land-use study and included five phases, of which only one, the Sonora Center, had been completed. " There will need to be a lot of funding (to complete the project), " she said. from class, s Bret MacLaughlin and Patrick Vance return home to study. The fraternities on New Row will assume the of their own properties in 2002. Photo by Scott Burps ooking down New Row it is easy to see how it has grown over the past thirty years. New row was actually built before the Activity Center and Sun Devil Stadium. Shedding Some Scott Burgus VICKY HERSH Firoozye What did the future hold for New Row? Would it be torn down to make way for more buildings and parking lots or would it survive another thirty years? Vicki Hersh, Greek Life Coordinator, realized the future of New Row was of concern to many fraternity members. She explained that ASU had a five-year plan that involved changes to be made with New Row, but she said she believed that financial limitations would stall the completion of the project. " (With) the five-year plan... if we had all the money in the world, we would see an all-new campus, " she said. " As it is now, there are no plans for New Row. " happy a By Mia Gaut darts at The Nancy Kimmel gets some help from The Cannery owner, Karl. The club scene was found to be limited by some Greeks because of their age. Tom Hershey Shedding Some that ranged from going miniature golf- ing to dancing the night away to drinking beer by the keg? It was the Greek social scene at ASU. The entertainment during the week usually consisted of going to happy hours. One or two fraternities met a couple of and socialized at a local bar or restaurant. " Happy hours are a great way to meet people, " Kim Foti said. " It is a break during the week to just relax and enjoy yourself. " On the weekends, if a fraternity and sorority didn ' t have an exchange, members could be seen dancing the night away at a popular hangout like Club Rio or Anderson ' s Fifth Estate. Entertainment for those who didn ' t care to dance could be found at the local bars. Most of the bars only admitted patrons who were twenty-one and older, which limited many Greeks from going. " On some nights it is easy to get in but other nights the bouncers are really tough, " Foti said. When the Greeks did have an exchange, it would be held at a fraternity house. Each exchange had a theme, ranging from gangsters, barn dances, fiestas to Hawaiian parties. After many of the exchanges, a sea of cottons sporting the names ofwho had participated and what the theme was could be seen all over campus. at The Cannery, members of take in the atmosphere and meet new people. The Cannery was a popular Greek hangout. Photo by Tom Hershey JAMIE SCHIRMER Scott Burgus The social scene in Tempe had a wide of things to do. Jamie Schirmer, a junior and member of Alpha Delta Pi, said she loved the nightlife. Although she frequented such clubs as Edcel ' s Attic and Chuy ' s, Jamie ' s favorite place to go was The Dash. " I like to go there because it is always a lot of different people there and it ' s a great she said. Jamie said she never worried about how late it got. " The latest time that I stayed out partying was until the next morning, " she said. " On the I stay out till about one a.m. " JEFF BLANCHFIELD Scott Burgus What was it like being " the new men on campus? " Zeta Beta Tau had been on campus for a year completing the required probationary period before being recognized as an official chapter by the Intra-Fraternity Council. ZBT had been an chapter at ASU about 20 years ago and was trying to make a comeback on campus. Jeffrey Blanchfield, a member of ZBT, said that it wasn ' t easy to become an official chapter. " It ' s hard getting the name recognized on campus as a fraternity willing to do what is needed in the Greek system, " he said. ZBT completed the requirements to become an official chapter in 1991, and were looking for a permanent house for the fraternity. Official Chapters: What it Takes to PASS THE TEST By Kim Kaan you ever wondered what fraternities and sororities went through to become official chapters? Don Shilliday, educational director for the Inter-Fraternity Council and member of Kappa Sigma, said there were several steps to complete. First, a potential needed men or women and a faculty member who were willing to start a chapter. Then the group would petition an expansion committee to show that they had complied with all rules and to that point. Those rules included dedicating time to intramural, social and philanthropic activities, having a certain number of members and meeting the time deadline for all this. After gaining approval, the fraternity chapters were admitted under conditional status for one year. If, after a year, the group was progressing, they would be given full voting rights with the IFC. Tina Eddy, the vice president of membership for the Panhellenic Council, said that for sororities, most of the requirements were the same. " I don ' t think that it ' s harder than it is just different requirements, " she said. She said that potential sororities would be recognized by Panhellenic, rather than having to complete a probationary period. " The biggest difference between the fraternities and the sororities is that sororities get recognized as official chapters immediately, whereas fraternities are put in conditionally a year, " she said. the Barbra Erni and Dena Gibert agree on the next step to take in their bylaws. Sigma Delta Tau was a sorority that joined the Greek system in the fall. Photo by Hayden Houser on revisions of their bylaws, EAT ' s Barbra Erni, Dena Jody Slone and Gretchen Zaeske look at a sample format they are to follow. Sororities did not have to complete a trial period like the fraternities. Some Hayden Houser Craig Valenzuela A busy schedule was not uncommon for junior Alex Bouzari, a foreign exchange student from Italy. He was a member of the Delta Chi as well as an ASASU senator. " There ' s a lot of encouragement in the greek system to get involved and lead activities at ASU, " Bouzari said. Bouzari said that sometimes running for the same office against a fraternity brother could at times create tension. It was, however, was expected, and after the elections, everything was back to normal. " In general, the Greek system creates a lot of social as well as opportunities, " he said. " Both give people the opportunity to make friends and to have an important role at ASU. " Greeks Find Their Own Place IN THE LIMELIGHT By Joey Fox many students, attending classes and a few social gatherings was the extent of their activity at ASU. However, for other students, going to class was just a small part of their involvement. Junior Amy Golden, a member of Chi Omega and Activities Vice President of ASASU, said that the Greek system was a good way to get involved on campus. " There exists a lot of support and positive competition within the Greek system, which causes a lot of students who would not otherwise get involved to go for it, " Golden said. Freshman Kathy Zimmerman, a Chi Omega pledge and member of the badminton team agreed. " The competition within the sorority and among (different) sororities helps inspire the greeks to get involved and give their all to the activities in which they are involved, " Zimmerman said. Golden said that being involved did take a lot of time, yet many of those involved wanted to keep busy. However, junior Emily Rhodes, a Chi Omega and member of the track and cross country teams, said that in order to be successfully involved, an individual must have been able to manage their time well and to take care of school before other activities. Zimmerman agreed with Rhodes, saying that it was possible to become " too involved " . " It ' s difficult to be in so many activities and not lose (your) sanity, " Zimmerman said. collaberating on a letter with ASASU president Gregory Mecham, Alex Bouzari decides on budget figures. The Greek system encouraged students to become involved in other areas of campus activities. Shedding Some Hayden Houser time in the International Students Office, Alex Bouzari reviews some budget papers. Bouzari, a foreign exchange from Italy, was a member of the ASASU Student Senate as well as a pledge of Delta Chi. Photo by Hayden Houser. Months of Planning Go into their version of the GoGos, EN ' s Mark Detmer and Sean Fouza dance their way to a higher bid. Sigma Nu raised approximately $5,000 for ChildHelp, USA. Traci Johnson Shedding Some the guys make asses of themselves in front of their house and the sororities, and then the girls buy them for a day, " Sigma Nu Mike Howell said. Not many fundraisers were in such a manner, but the Sigma Nu Bachelor Auction was not an ordinary fundraiser. Howell, a senior communication major, said that many sororities voted to do away with week-long philanthropic events, so Sigma Nu squeezed their benefit for ChildHelp, USA into one night. " We made spirit night optional, because that ' s what the (sorority) wanted, but they all participated, " Howell said. Howell ' s fraternity brother, John Clark, said that he and Howell had to go through a lot of red tape and precautions to make the bachelor auction happen. " We had to fence off and tarp the entire house, " Clark said. " We had to get security, food, a cameraman and sponsors. " But was all the work worth it? " It couldn ' t have gone better, " Howell said. After the auction, the fraternity threw a party that was attended by the participating sororities as well as members of various other fraternities. " We wanted to help unite the Greek system instead of just being 26 fraternities, " Clark said. EVENTS his stuff, EN Steve Clark shows the crowd just how good a cowboy he can be. The highest bid was from KAO, who bought Clark for three hundred dollars. Photo by Traci Johnson. DORY COLLINS Scott Although most weeklong events benefitted a fraternity or sorority ' s philanthropy, probably few hit as close to home as Delta Gamma ' s. Dory Collins, last year ' s foundations chairperson for the sorority, said that in addition to Anchor Splash ' s support of Aid to the Blind and Sight Conservation, the sorority sponsored Linda McFarland, a blind ASU student. " We take her wherever she needs to go, " Collins said. After raising over $3,000 for the philanthropy, Collins said they planned to keep some of the money to benefit blind students at ASU. " We ' re looking into buying a voice attachment for a computer at the Disabled Students Resource Center, " she said. Greek Games two XO ' s smile for the camera. Many houses raised money for children ' s with different events during the year. Henri Cohen Some 238 LIFE came to mind when you thought about the Greek system? Parties, formals, and Rush? The Greek system also consisted of philanthropies, where various and sororites were responsible for collecting and donating large amounts of money to worthy children ' s causes. " You always hear bad things about us like hazing, " Alpha Phi Tara McClure said. " We ' re really about sisterhood, brotherhood and what we can do for each other and the community. " McClure said that the women of her house became closer when they got involved in children ' s philanthropies. " It ' s really nice to see how good your sisters are with kids, " she said. " We all like to know the satisfaction of making a child feel really special. " The members of Sigma Nu contributed much of their time and energy to children ' s charities as well. John Clark, an active member, said that one of the charitable programs his fraternity supported was " Arizona Ranch. " " It ' s basically to help young kids with problems, " Clark said. " We play around with them and give them a tour of ASU They ' re so used to being disciplined that they look forward to it as a privilege. " Clark said he and his brothers felt strongly about givi ng what they could to the kids. " We ' re not just a fraternity that parties, " he said. " We ' re also here to help the community. " the fashion show, students and Greeks find out what the latest trends are. The money raised during Greek Week went to the Camp Sunrise charity, which helped children with cancer. Photo by Henri Cohen Craig Valenzuela Melissa Pizzo of Sigma Sigma Sigma said her played an active role in contributing to children ' s charities. " One of our mottos is `Sigma Serves Children ' , " Pizzo said. " We ' ll do anything to raise money for them. " Pizzo said she enjoyed helping children. She and her sisters visited the Acres Orphanage often. " We play with the kids and lift their spirits, " Pizzo said. " They lift ours as well. " Pizzo said the time and effort it took to make a difference in the children ' s lives had definitely paid off. " We see our money going places and we see kids getting better, " she said. " We constantly hear good things about what we ' re doing, so we know it ' s helping. " DAVID ELLSWIG " It was perfect, " David Ellswig said. Ellswig had just attended the Pi Beta Phi pledge presents formal and said he was impressed by the planning that went into it. Ellswig, a Sigma Nu pledge, said he thought his experience with Greek formals was both valuable and fun. " I met a lot of new and interesting people from other fraternities and sororities, " he said. " When you go into something with a positive attitude, it usually turns out the way you think it will. " He said the fact that he went to the formal with his steady girlfriend, Blake Freeman, instead of a stranger may have had something to do with the " excellent " time he had. " Formals rage! " he said. Holidays and Celebrations are a Greek FORMAL AFFAIR seemed as if everyone in the Greek community had been to at least one formal last year. It was a common sight to see many Greeks leaving therir houses or residence halls in formal wear and zooming off to a hotel in a limousine for yet another formal. To many Greeks, however, formals were more than just another party. They were social customs that many greeks took very seriously. Erin Peterson of Gamma Delta said she loved to go to formals to " bond " with her sisters. " The sisterhood and friendships are just so strong there, " she said. " I also like to see the pledges get all excited because it ' s usually their first formal. " Peterson said she found that it didn ' t really matter who you went to the dance with. " Even if you have a horrible time with your date, you can kick back with your friends, " she said. David Hopkins also said formals were great places to " do some serious bonding. " Hopkins, a member of Pi Kappa Alpha, said he preferred to go to his own fraternity ' s formals. " All of my fellow brothers are there and I just feel more comfortable, " Hopkins said. " It ' s more fun hanging out when they ' re around. " Aside from mingling with buddies, Hopkins liked the " mature atmosphere " of a formal. " People aren ' t sloppy and dr unk around you, " he said. " It ' s an adult function. " the tram, EX Tyler Rygmr and KAT Caron Word take a ride around the hotel grounds. Formal events were a good way to socialize with other fraternities and soroities. Nariman Faroozye a formal night out, Dean Barbella and KAT Michelle Goods dance. The fraternities and soroities held formals to welcome new members and to strengthen friendships. Photo by Nariman Firooze GREEK LIFE Marlena Martinez Jim Larweth, president of Phi Delta Theta, said that street painting had become a well-known tradition for on-campus fraternities. Larweth said he felt that painting the street served two purposes. " When you ' re proud of your letters, you want to show them off, " he said. " We paint our colors, too. " Larweth said the painting also added " flavor to the row. " " It helps the atmosphere, " Larweth said. " The row doesn ' t seem so much a street. " Larweth said his fraternity painted their section at least once a year. " We like to paint it close to Homecoming so it ' s really fresh, " he said. " But we ' d like to paint it every semester to keep it looking good. " Painting Street Shows a Sense of PRIDE AND TRADITION By Marlene Martinez hard, the pledge class the gold to their letters on new row. The street painting became a tradition that the whole house takes pride in. Jill A. Harnisch The men of Phi Sigma Kappa agreed that street painting had become a valued tradition. Steve Sullivan, an active member of the fraternity, said his house usually painted the row during " I Week. " " That ' s when the pledges clean up and do house chores, " Sullivan said. " We all kind of take turns painting. " He said thought that street painting served as a bonding experience. " (It) really brings the pledge class together, " Sullivan said. " Everyone takes a lot of pride in it. " Jim Larweth, president of Phi Delta Theta, said that the fraternity came up with their section ' s design by themselves. " We have a couple of artists in the house who make up the design, " he said. " We can decide on exactly the way we want it to look. " he painting on New Row represented much more than just the fraternities on that street. It served as a reminder for members of their heritage and loyalty. Ton Bothmann, a Phi Kappa Alpha pledge, said his house painted their section of the row at least twice a year. " It ' s a tradition, " Bothmann said. " We ' d never change it. " Part of that tradition had been to keep the fraternity ' s colors and logo the same each time it was painted. " We always paint it maroon and gold, " he said. " It ' s a great design and we like it the way it is. the cracks in the street, pledge Cory Kaufman does his part in repainting the Sigma Chi letters. The letters on Old and New Row were usually repainted every to keep them looking fresh. Photo by Jill A. Harnisch GREEK LIFE PAINTING 243 ED DRANGE Craig Valenzuela Ed Drange, a member of Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI), and the intramurals chairman for his house, said he enjoyed his job. He was the coach for all of the sports in which his house participated. " I love the aspect and the brotherhood aspect of it, " he said. " Getting everyone together for one goal. " The time commitment was about nine hours a week. His job required him to ensure that there were enough players and the entry fees were in. Drange enjoyed the job, saying that there wasn ' t anything he didn ' t like. " I get to help the house out by being in charge of intramurals and he said. " To get everyone involved I don ' t have to do much. Basically our house is excited and they give their support. " Thrill of Victory in INTRAMURAL SPIRTS looking for an opening, quarterback, Derek Sajdyk runs for a few extra yards. Houses earned points throughout the year that went toward champion banners. intramurals played a large part in the Greek system. Intramurals helped each house earn points throughout the year from one Greek Week to the next. If a house won an event they received points, every house that participated earning a few points. The intramurals champion banners were given out to the first, second and third place winners during that school year. " Your morale level is high and it ' s a great accomplishment to get a banner, " Chi Omega Jenny Weaver said. Weaver said she was spirited in high school and wanted to get involved with cheering on her sorority in sports. " I make signs to get everyone to go out and support our teams, " she said. Steve Livingston said he liked the thrill of competition and had a good time while participating. He played football, softball, volleyball and basketball for his house, Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI). " Our house gets pumped up for the games a few days beforehand and we rumble around getting everyone to support us. " he said. The most memorable experience for Weaver was when her house was playing an independent team from the College of Law, called " Law Bitches from Hell " in a championship game, and her entire house came to give support. " It was sisterhood and a great bonding time, " she said. from his Sigma Nu opponent, Tat Granata attempts to score a touchdown. Intramural sports were an aggressive but friendly form of competition. Photo by Hayden Houser. Shedding Hayden Houser Greeks Need Through COMMUNITY SERVICE By Mia Gaut in a sobriety test, sophomore Julie Leis has difficulty following the officer ' s pen. Many students went to Hayden Lawn to watch the Oktoberfest field the tests. people thought only about the social aspect of Greeks, but there was more to it. Community service projects were being done by fraternities and sororities. Sigma Chi fraternity had taken on a project called to reduce litter along Arizona ' s highways and to encourage motor- ists not to litter. For one mile along 10, the men of Sigma Chi participated in this non-profit service. " We want to call people ' s attention, " Sigma Chi Jason Baehr said. " We put up a sign along our section, and it tells our purpose along with our fraternity ' s name. " Kappa Alpha fraternity resumed a philanthropic program that they started last year called " Guadalupe Project. " Last year they raised over $10,000 working with " Head Start " at Christmas-time to collect toys, food and clothes for the families. " We meet the needs of about 10 families and make sure that we maintain confidentiality when we give them their goods, " Kappa Alpha Rob Miller said. " We did this project because our house wanted to have a different kind of philanthropy than contests or fundraisers. We just didn ' t want to raise money, send a check to some place and have that be the end. The feeling is inspiring and great after we do this much help for others in need. " Scott Burgus a breathalizer test, Chris Weber realizes that he is over the legal limit. Chi Omega ' s Oktoberfest was just one Greek event used to help students. Photo by Scott Burgus COMMUNITY ROB WEHMUELLER Jill A. Harnisch Rob Wehmueller, a member of Sigma Chi, said he was ready and willing to go to work on the " Adopt-A-Highway " project. When asked what it meant to him he joked at first, but then was serious. " It ' s grueling hard work for hours in sun, " he said. Wehmueller said that their participation could help dispel any Greek stereotypes. " It shows to everyone who drives by that we care about more than just parties or our social lives, " he said. The work was sometimes hard, combing the highway for a mile at a time to pick up any litter. " We get to wear the bright orange reflectors and the supervisor is there to make sure that none of us throw ourselves out into the traffic, " Wehmueller said. Governing Boards Take an some general business, members of the Greek Review Board talk about the latest Greek events. The board acted as a liason between Greek students and the school adminitration. Scott Burgus SU ' s two Greek governing boards practiced a new way of controlling the greek system by putting a more " active stance " into effect. Instead of putting offenders on they tried to use education to reform offenders. Vicki Hersh, Greek Life Coordinator, said that the Order of Alpha (Panhellenic governing board) got started in 1989, and was still evolving. She said it concentrated on educating members, educating house and reviewing cases and infractions. Michael Tomkins of the Greek Review Board said his governing body was created as a liaison between the school and the greek system, allowing them to take care of problems themselves. Both Hersh and Tomkins felt that this system of governing was more effective. " I think it ' s rather unique, " Hersh said. " Each group selects their own representative and supports their own person. " " We try to educate a house on why the action was wrong and how they can prevent the problem in the future, " Tomkins said. " It ' s funny because people sometimes look at us as a police force. " eeting in the MU, the GRB tries to solve any problems that may arise ' n the Greek system. The board, along with the order of Alpha, also tried to use education to reform offenders. Photo by Nikk Julien Scott Michael Tomkins, a member of the Greek Review Board, felt that the new " pro-active stance " the body had " mixed results. " " You can only educate so much, " said Tomkins. " But we can try to be lenient and give them (the house) a break. " Tomkins said he felt it was unfortunate that houses tried to take advantage of the board. " It ' s a big problem when we just slap one of them on the hand and someone else tries to take advantage, " he said. " It ' s like a domino effect and it brings everyone down. " Tomkins said that the overall purpose of the board was to do what ' s best for " everyone as a whole. " " The last thing we want to do is get a house in trouble, " Tomkins said. " It makes everyone look bad. " BRANDI MASS Scott Burgus The Greek was very large and contained many One of them was the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. " Being an AKA has given me a support that I can fall back on, " Alpha Kappa Alpha Brandi Mass said. Alpha Kappa Alpha was an all-black sorority that strove to be leaders for black women. " We want to display leadership qualities that other black women can utilize, " Mass said. Mass said she felt the black and white Greek systems did not separate themselves; they simply had different interests. She added that her house felt closest to the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. " We pretty much stay within our own circle, that ' s just the way it turned out, " Mass said. Anderson Homing together with 45 groups that stress brotherhood and sisterhood was the overall theme for the Alpha Phi Alphas, Alpha Kappa Alphas and the Phi Beta Sigmas. These three black Greek organizations were striving to be positive role models for other blacks trying to succeed. " The advantages of a black fraternity is we share common backgrounds, common ancestry, and are able to build communities, " Alpha Phi Alpha Greg Williams said. " Our main goal as the men of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity is to prepare men to become leaders in the community and business world, " said. As for the sorority, Alpha Kappa Alphas tried to stress the importance of helping black women successful. " As an AKA I have made friends that I will have for a lifetime, " Alpha Kappa Alpha Brandi Mass said. " Whenever I need something, I know my sisters will help me anyway they can. We have something so very strong that can never be taken away from us. " For Phi Beta Sigmas, helping out and giving back to the community were main goals. As they were not and all black fraternity, they felt strongly about the importance of cultural diversity. " In order to succeed we must interact with other races, " Phi Beta Sigma President Anthony McLean said. looking through some photos, Brandi Mass and Ann Turnlund see what AKA has to offer. The black Greek organizations on campus strived to be positive role models and share their common ancestry with each other. Photo by Hayden Houser in protest, Holt and Harambee Purnell show off some of their steps outside of Gammage. Holt and Purnell came up from U of A to compete in the second annual Step Classic that was later cancelled. Hayden Houser Greek Week Jennifer DeCarvalho posing for a memorable photo, the Camp Sunrise counselors give a boost to some of the smaller campers. members of the greek donated their time to children at Camp Sunrise. Some one of the most rewarding of the annual Greek Week was its contribution to Camp Sunrise, a small sector of the American Cancer Society in which children with cancer and their siblings attended winter and summer session retreats. Greek Week was a series of events, including such activities as a 5K run, Greek Sing, games, a fashion show and carnival. It acted as a fund raiser for charity and in the past two years has managed to raise over $45,000 for Camp This organization was chosen as the recipient of such a donation because the American Cancer Society (an associate of Camp Sunrise) had " worked so closely with ASU ' s Greek Society in the past, " explained Kristy Shepard, a senior communications major and member of Delta Gamma sorority. She was an active member in organizing the retreat. Eighteen people from various fraternities and sororities at ASU received special training to work as counselors at the three-day winter camp in Payson, Arizona. Shepard explained that it was not quite what she had anticipated. Although some of the children were going through chemotherapy, the majority of them did not appear sick at all. It seemed to be enjoyed by everyone, just like any other camp. " They loved it, " Shepard said. " It ' s a time for them to get away and just be with other kids and have fun. Courtesy of Kristy Shepard watching some of the children canoeing, two of the younger campers cool off by the lake while they wait their turn. Canoeing was just one of the fun activities that the kids at Camp Sunrise had to choose from. Photo courtesy of Kristy Shepard SEAN O ' NEILL SEAN ONEILL Scott Snowball fights, and scavenger hunts were just some of the activities counselors from ASU ' s Greek participated in with children at Camp Sunrise. Over $45,000 had been donated to the camp in the last two years. The weekend long winter retreat was held in Payson, Arizona, and proved to be a valuable experience for all those who had the opportunity to Sean O ' Neill, a junior English major, member of Phi Sigma Kappa and publicity co-chair of the event explained how the experience was and not quite what he had expected. " It makes everything more clear...you actually get to see what your cause is for, " he said. " The kids also love the idea of seeing new faces. " Houses Greeks Caruss queezing in a few more minutes on her art history, Megan McGovern takes a few mental notes. Favorite Greek study spots were the house pledge room, dorm rooms and the library. studying for finals... for exams... for quizzes... when will this ever end? When you were involved with the Greek system, things weren ' t any different. There were always tests to study for, exams to stress over and quizzes to pass, until finally that diploma was in your hand! " There are study tables in the Greek houses, but most of the time the guys just get together it they are in the same class and study, " Phi Sigma Kappa Todd Meyer said. " There aren ' t really any set study groups and times because everyone has so many different schedules Meyer, who was a said that he made sure he studied a great deal. " My major is industrial technology so I study six hours a day, " he said. " I ' m a senior and my degree is approximately going to take me five years. " Meyer said that balancing school with being in a fraternity was difficult. " It took a while for me to balance school with everything that goes along with being in a fraternity, " he said. " But you really have to get your priorities straight and realize that you are there for school and your future so it takes a lot of discipline. " Meyer added that being in a fraternity was helpful socially and academically. " I have found a lot of opportunities since I ' ve turned Greek, " he said. " I wouldn ' t trade this for the world, it ' s helped me out immensely! " Jill A. Harnisch 254 GREEK LIFE a little last m inute studying, Jennifer Moon looks over her book. Many house pledge room, dorm rooms and the library. Photo by Jill A. Harnisch ANGELA CARAZO Jill A. Harnisch Students from all over ASU were faced with the same problem: studying. Many Greek pledges, however, were required to attend study tables as part of their fraternity or sorority ' s pledge " Freshmen need some kind of guidance to get used to some kind of study habits, " Senior Psychology major and Chi Omega Rush Angela Carazo said. " It ' s different than high school. They ' re getting used to being in college and they ' re also doing things together as a pledge class. Carazo said that Chi Omega did not require study tables for active members unless theywere on social probation, but that studying was very important to her and she tried not to allow to get in the way of her education. Scott Burgus Heather Isaacson, a senior biology major and member of Kappa Kappa Gamma, found that home for Christmas meant staying at her parents ' home in Arizona. " Most of my friends went home for she said. Before the sororities brought the semester to a close, however, there were holiday parties to attend. " We usually have a Christmas party where just the girls get together and have a good time, " Isaacson said. Many students took the opportunity given by a long break to visit as well as old friends who had attended other colleges. Isaacson agreed that going home for the holidays was usually appealing. " Everyone pretty much just looks forward to being with family and friends at home, " she said. Caruss any students joined the Greek system as a way to make friends. So, as with most friends, it was often difficult to say at Christmas time. " It was hard to leave for Christmas, " Delta Kappa Epsilon member Bill Kavan said. " I haven ' t been home in a year. I ' m used to being with friends and being far away from home. " There were even fraternity members who stayed in Phoenix over Christmas. " A lot of frats stay here in Phoenix because it ' s to expensive to go home every year, " Kavan said. " I know that from experience, because I ' m from New York. " He pointed out that there were things for them to do while they stayed in Phoenix for the holidays. " There is sort of a substitute family that you can hang out with for the holidays if you can ' t go home, " he said. " That is why joining a fraternity is one of the best things that I have done. The reason is because, I ' m from far away and it was a perfect way in meeting friends and also so have people to be with during the Kavan added that many members of his fraternity liked to return to the Valley and fraternity life long before the break was over. " A lot of us return early to start up the activities again, " he said. " Being in a frat is quite fun. Before I hardly knew anyone at all, now I have a lot of friends. their car, AKE ' s Kavan and Eric Maul decide how they ' re going to fit all the luggauge in the car. Student looked forward to the long holiday break every year. Photo by Jill A. Harnisch trying to figure out where to put her last blanket, Marcie Slagboom eagerly anticipates going home for the holidays. Some Greek lived in-state, so they didn ' t have much to move. GREEK LIFE GOING HOME Jill A. Harnisch Jill A. Harnisch JENNIFER BARRETT Not all fraternities and sororities participated in spring rush, but even those who rushed in the fall said it had its advantages. " I rushed in the fall as a freshman because I wanted to get into it right out of high school, " Alpha Phi Jennifer Barrett said. " There are a lot of girls who come in as and transfer students and they don ' t know about rush and then they wish they had. It gives them the opportunity to do it in the spring. " Barrett said that her sorority participated in spring rush and that it was a success for them. " It went pretty smoothly, " she said. " We only had room for a few girls. It wasn ' t as big as fall rush, so we didn ' t do that much with it. " New Faces Arise During Caruss spring rush began in January after all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season was over. Although many rushees chose to do so in the fall, they agreed that spring rush had its advantages as well. " I rushed in the fall, but there really isn ' t that much of a difference, " Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) member Jim Lambert said. " The only thing is, is that you get to check out the houses a lot when you rush in the spring because you get to see more (houses). When you rush in the spring, it is basically finalizing your choice of Greek houses. I chose the fraternity FIJI because there was a strong sense of brotherhood. It was also a small house and that is what I was basically looking for. " Many times, before the actual rushing took place, there was " pre-rush " , where the various fraternities would host social activities and get to know prospective members. " Pre-rush is so fraternities can lure rushees into their houses, " Lambert said. " It consists of a lot of activities that rushees can get involved For non-Greeks, there was often a sense of curiosity concerning rush activities. " They basically take you to all the houses and show you different trophies, " Lambert said. " When this happens you get a feel for the houses and the people. Whatever attracts you the most is what you go for. " oing for a strike, a pledge participates in one of the many Spring Rush activities. Bowling, dinners and trips to the dog tracks were some of the activities that houses used to lure rushees. Photo by Hayden Houser their sorority during Spring Rush, Ann Turnlund, Leila Reynolds, Sherri Moori, Tracye Warfield and Brandi Mass fill photo albums. Spring Rush did not attract as many people, but those who rushed felt it was more personal. Scott Burgus editor annalisa hernandez PHOBIAS Finishing up some homework in the afternoon sun, Manzanita resident Jennifer Schaub takes advantage of some quiet time. Students tried to make their dorm rooms as comfortable as possible so that the small rooms would feel more like a home. Photo by Scott Burgus Marlena Martinez By Marlena Martinez ampus residents had many options when they decided where to live last year. Some had to take into consideration price, size, locations and whether the hall was co-ed. Their final choice affected either an entire semester or year of living. " I wanted something like an apartment, and Cholla was the closest thing to it, " Tracy Hart said. Hart lived in Sahuaro Hall last year and thought that , in comparison, Cholla would have been a better place for them to live. She said she later found that neither hall fulfilled her expectations. " There are better places to live that are worth more than what you ' re getting here (at Cholla), " Hart said. " They could have made it a little nicer. The carpets are all torn up and it kind of smells. " Many students who said they were dissatisfied with their residence hall cited reasons similar to Hart ' s. Several said that the residence halls were too old and uncomfortable. With the opening of the Sonora Center in the fall of 1990, students had another choice when deciding which hall was right for them. The hall was equipped with full kitchens, floor study lounges and laundry rooms. Residents did have to pay more for these extra amenities, but many said it was much nicer than the older rooms on campus. Some common complaints by residents concerned hall maintenance and elevators. " We just fix everything ourselves, " Hart said. " We have maintenance, but it takes them too long to get the job done. " Candy Jiosne, Hart ' s roommate, agreed. " We don ' t take the elevators, " she said. " They just break down whenever they feel like it. " Jiosne and Hart added that the best thing about living at Cholla was its location. Since each hall had different accommodations, each student had to consider personal needs and preferences as a guide when they hunted for dorms. Taking advantage of the lobby, Jennifer Mehall studies for a test. Hall residents studied in the lobbies or lounges to escape the noise in their rooms. Photo by Marlena Martinez Scott Burgus Aiming for the eight ball, Brian Musulin plays a game of pool in the Manzanita game room. Students frequently used the game room to pass the time when not in class. Cleaning up after cooking din- ner, Cholla resident Davis the d ishes. Cholla was often selected over other dorms because each suite had its own kitchen. PV EAST I. Front Ruth Buttyan, Julie Wright, Lisa Schumann. Back: Robyn Brillman, Elizabeth Bustamante, Barbara Esquivel, Suz Tapp. PV EAST 2. Front Vicki Asato, Phoebe Moore, Renee Bellezza. Back Pamela Kelly, Samantha Stapleton, Erin Tammy Ray. Scott Burgos Melanie Markwell PV EAST 3. Front. Wendi Mercier, Lynsey Kennedy, Alissa Serignese, Sheila Fuller. Second Row: Suomi Tashiro, Kimberly Hayden, Angie Foster, Teresa Barraco. Back Samantha Kidwell, Edilia De Anda, Amiee Vaughn, Rachel White. Scott Burgus PV EAST 4. Front Zeman, Christine Carusone, Cari Bedford, Cristina Perez, Karen Kinzie. Back Christina Flores, Michelle Paulson, Katrina Arbir, Caroline Blackwell, St. John. Photo by Melanie Markwell PV EAST 5. Front. Lisa Birenbaum, Katrina M. Torrey, Cindy Byers, Nancy Irick, Vanessa Spencer, Shannon Olson, Back Mickie Williams, Magda Porras, Kira Finley, Lisa Erath, Kori Uffelman. PV EAST 6. Franc Akibo Jokunaza, Kelsey White, Jessica Johnson. Gutowski. Second Row. Karla Charlie, Juliana Tou, Cassandra Ben, Lisa Shourds. Back Sandi Fisher, Stephanie Hall, Trisha Loitz, Anella Shirley. PV EAST 7. Front Molly Mariani, Christa Kalemba, DeSiree Robinn, Kris Carbaugh. Back Laura Turell, Nicol Saliba, Adena Bernstein, Carter Henry. McCLINTOCK 1. Front: Kate Lawrence, Cindy Chong, Bobi Schumacher, Rhesa Stidham, Heidi Rendahl. Back Gretchen King, Ben Nuccio, Sarcna Ames, Gena LoPresto. Photo by Scott Burgus Overlooking Apache, The Commons is popular among Many chose The for its close proximity to campus. Walking from one budding to the next, residents use the walkway at The Towers. The Towers was chosen as an alternative to dorms. Photo by Scott Scott Burgus Scott Burgus By Annalisa Hernandez he Towers, the Commons and the apartment complexes housing many students, have often been compared to campus dormitories. The Towers had a more quiet atmosphere. It housed mostly upperclassmen and graduate and did assign rromates. Some of the special features that the Towers provided were a jacuzzi, a sun deck with barbecue grills and a swimming pool. They also provided a floor specifically for law students. The Commons, which also assigned roommates and were furnished, had an atmosphere that was aimed toward underclassmen. The Commons conducted monthly activities. Some of their special features included a swimming pool, volleyball courts and a weight room. The Quadrangles did not assign roommates, but a majority of their residents attended ASU. The residents there ranged from underclassmen to graduate students. Meredith Muller said she wanted something bigger so she switched from Manzanita to the Quadrangles. " The cost is about the same, it ' s pretty equal, " Muller said. " We have everything and living here is totally convenient. It ' s like a dorm, so many of my friends are here. " Margo Flecker moved from PV East to the Commons for more space and privacy. " I have more freedom now and I am not confined to one little room, " Flecker said. Flecker said that having assigned roommates the first year was a good way to meet people. " Living here is more expensive than the dorms but you get what you ' re paying for, " she added. She also said that some of the popular facilities at the Commons are the racquetball courts, volleyball courts, study loft and the swimming pool. " The weight room is not used much since the students go to the SRC, " Flecker said. Relaxing by the pool at the Commons, Lisa E. VanTassel, Kari Sternberg, and Ross Klina catch some rays. The Commons pool was a popular gathering site for students. Photo by Scott Burgus By Kim Kaan by doesn ' t anybody want to live on campus anymore? ASU ' s residence halls were at an all-time low of anticipated hall living, at about 36 percent below capacity, as stated by a university official in the State Press. Since the enrollment was down, the college had to discover new ways to utilize the unoccupied rooms. One such method transformed Saguaro Hall into guest housing. Dawn Ferguson, conference coordinator for Residence Life said that a reason why that type of housing was so beneficial was because it gave freshman a chance to experience dorm living before they made a long-term commitment. Dean Boever, conference director for University Guest Housing, said that he thought the program would benefit Residence Life. " The university guest housing is helping the situation because it ' s a service that we can offer that we couldn ' t before, " he said. " It ' s a step in the right direction for ASU, and it brings in revenue for Residence Life. " Ferguson said she thought there were three factors concerning why there was a lack of residents in the halls. First, she cited a national statistic that the fall of 1991 had been the lowest recorded year of enrolled in universities. Also,out-of-state costs had increased, causing the price of dorm rooms to rise. Finally, area apartment complexes had gotten access to the same mailing labels that Residence Life used, which caused competition between halls and the complexes. Residence Life Director Cliff Osborne said that he thought the hall situation would eventually recover. " Today ' s problem is that out-of-state students are not coming to ASU because of the cost, " he said. " Predictions show that by 1995, additional freshman will be available. " Palo Verde West dorm is vacant for the school year. The entire hall was not open to residents due to asbestos problems. Photo by Scott Burgus 266 McCLINTOCK 2. Lou Horwitz, Ravi Bajpai, Randy Rodgers, Margy Cummings, Jay A. Ott, Jason Simpson. Second Michael Clement, Peter Ranger, Seymore Butts, Seymore Choche, Michael Stelpstry, Scott Harris. Back. Todd M. Rundstrom, Carl Menconi, Robert Faver, Woodrow Cynicus, Steven Schlong, John Gniot, Christopher Jaap, Joel Thomas. McCLINTOCK 3. Front. Tuyet Nguyen, Christi Hing, Amy Decker, Amy Smith, Cecilia Scavone, Cindy Schorzman, Traci Main, Vikki J. Whipple. Second Erin Gill, Carla Webber, Amy Rients, Monica Nagelbush, Flory A. Holmes, Andrea Seelinger, Ellen Lao, Cindy Wold, Mandy Johnson. Back Mike Peri, Laura Jevnikar, Jennifer Ostrom, Lydia Capobres, Esther Capobres, Andrea Darby, Jennifer Pillen, Chondra Lockwood, Jill Bridges, Amy Abgate. MANZANITA 2. Front Harriet Diana Klebanow, Sara Weissler, Christi Dougherty, Denise Dobranskv, Shay Rice, Angela Calcagno. Second Row. Stacey Lynne Cole, Andrea Neff, Andrea Anglesea, Rebecca Sandfort, Rachelle Taylor, Amy Meyers, April Beaudine. Back Amy Warfle, Ema Palescu Jennifer Como. MANZANITA 3. Front Shihab Mohamed, Brandon Brown, Peter Xgnello, Mike Smoler, Scott Pasicoff, Andrew Aron, John Finkle, Keith Peedolph. Second Boaz Bell, Brian Muchlin, David Bourguignon, Lee Plafker, Todd Halvorsen, Jeff Kirrer, Enoch Elliott, Woody Va ranko, Bruce Jedzinsak, Mire Heaton. Back Dave Susank, John T. Wendland, Bob Sekera, Brian Henryk, Jason Giorchni, Zoran Stanisljevic, Arda Teke, Chris Morris, Erik Jungersen, Lars Kaine, Erik Ammerlaan. Photo by Scott Burgus Showing Paulette Sato how to use the chopsticks, Masako Shimizu teaches her roomate about another part of her culture. Since Sato was from America and Shimizu was from Japan, they tried to share their different cultures with each other. Cooking dinner, together, Paulette Sato and Masako Shimizu try to understand each other ' s cultures better. Shimizu had only been in America since the beginning of the fall semester. Photo by Scott Burps Scott Burgus Scott Burgus Scott Burgus DIFFERENT CULTURES ROOMMATE Melanie Newsome any students said that roommate differences could be difficult, but Maria Anderson of Sweden and Becky Hackienicz of Chicago felt differently. " Being of different cultures doesn ' t make it difficult, it actually makes it exciting as well as a learning experience, " Hackienicz said. Both said they have learned a great deal from one another. Anderson emphasized learning more about American customs such as converting money, weight and school. Hackienicz, on the other hand, stressed cultural differences (such as the fact that Sweden only had twenty brands of cereal) and the contrast between post-secondary education in both countries. " They do not have Scantron exams, nor do they have multiple choice exams, " Hackienicz said. " Maria had never taken either type of exam so I had to help her a lot in that aspect. " Anderson said that without Hackienicz ' s help, she would not have been able to progress as well. " Becky has helped me with a lot of things because she knows everything and it is natural for her, " Anderson said. Anderson stressed that attending a university in the United States was very different compared to college life in Sweden. She said that when the people in Sweden went to the university, they would take only the courses they needed for their major. The curriculum was set up in a series of steps. " The grading system is pass, fail and very good, " Anderson said. " So it ' s real strange to me to receive letter grades in my classes. " Hackienicz and Anderson said they got along well with each other. The fact that they were both swimmers helped them a great deal. They studied together, went to practice and socialized with other people on their swim team. " The unity from swimming has really made us very close to one another, " Hackienicz said. Showing her roomate a book about Japanese, Masako Shimizu tries to help Paulette Sato understand her language. Roomates from different cultures helped educate each other about their lifestyles. Photo by Scott Burgus By Jennifer DeCarvalho to figure out the mystery meat of the evening and why last night ' s " stew " seemed more like a combination ofleftovers from previous dinners were some common complaints among students living on dorm food. They said that items normally found in cafeterias were either too greasy, too mushy or too unbelievably bland. Thanks to Marriott Food Services, things here were a little different. The normal 10, 14 or 19 meal per week plan, which about half of the twelve dorms required their residents to have, offered a full salad bar with lunch and dinner and a variety of entrees at each meal. The themes varied throughout the week, but a health conscious, lowfat vegtarian option was al- ways available as well. Marriott also offered a Maroon and Gold card that could be purchased with the meal plan or on its own. The card, with cash equivalent value could be used by students in any of the stores or restaurants in the Memorial Union (except McDonald ' s). The MU included such dining facilities as bagel a nd yogurt stands, a bakery, several restaurants and a market. Brett Slavin, a sophomore fine arts major, was pleased with his Maroon and Gold card. " It was great because the cafeterias hours are very limited, " he said. " I could go in, buy all this stuff and bring it home. " Joy Greenberg, a sophomore biology major, recalled her days of eating cafeteria food. " If I ate (cafeteria food), I ' d eat in Manzy , but occasionally tried to avoid it at all costs, " she said. " Yogurt with Lucky Char ms or the salad bar were the safest things there. " Greenberg said jokingly that her Maroon and Gold card was the best thing her parents ever did for her. " Cash value was my savior, " she said. Dining in the Manzanita cafeteria, Dan Hampton and Kevin Clay enjoy their dinner. Manzanita residents had the choice to dine in or eat out. Photo by Marlena Martinez C " Dining at the Club, st udents enjoy the variety of meal choices. The Club was a convenient place for hall residents. Sitting outside the Club, wait for opening time. The Club was a great alternative to fast food restaurants. Photo. Kiys Marchitto MANZANITA 4. Front. Jason Moore, Andrew Jones, Craig Stack, Jeremy Noland, Bill Richard, Jim Ryan, Mikey Casey, David Zummo. Back Steve Kertesz, Jack Thomas, Coulter Marshall, Dave Mellstrom, Ian Wood, Chris Rambone, Ryan Baird, Steve Smith, Greg Gramslad. MANZANITA 5. Front Becky Vidal, Laura Greenamyer, Melanie Savadove, Dara Gershor, Jessica Mabet, Annette Aquino. Second Row. Monica Getsinger, Andrea McFeeters, Cindy Merger, Jenny Van Lare, Emily Berger, Danielle Jensen, Gina Landess. Back Tamara Dibay, Stacey Begay-McNeal, Rita Schuhle, Sarah Imig, Kelly Holt, Wendy Hidenrick. MANZANITA 6. Front Miles Long, Buster Heimen, Jonathan Sanborn, Mike Highlander. Back. Whit Roesch, Bob LaFrance, Chris Mella, Jeff Anderson, Rob Wallace. MANZANITA7. Front. Heather Knop, Jenny Yevm, Beth Anstandig, Karen Scimeca, Feryal Firat, Wendy Hernandez. Second Rout Michele Weinreb, Marla Halsne, Tessa Benson, Laurie Schuster, Shan Alnoon, Kimberly Suycott. Back Cathleen Barclay, Lakisha Taylor, Sallie Becker, Carolyn Morrison, Kari Kestel, Jena Lummis. Photo by Scott Scott Burgus Scott Burgos DREADED CHORES By Renee Caruss histle while you work seemed to be the phrase shared between roommates when doing their chores. " We have no cleaning bills and it takes us about five minutes to clean our room, because we ' re both neat freaks, " Best Hall resident Christina Rivera said. On the other hand, chores could be a burden, especially if your housekeeping habits were different from those of your roommate. An unidentified hall resident said she had that problem quite often. " My roommate is a slob, " she said. " She leaves grease on the phone and she never takes a shower, and to make it worse, she clips her toenails and doesn ' t pick it off the floor! " Sergio Nieto from Hayden Hall said that going from home life to hall life could be a big transition. " I ' m used to my mom doing my laundry, " he said. " Now it ' s my turn, and since I ' m from Yuma I can ' t go home every weekend to beg her to do it. " Cleaning also took time out of the average college student ' s hectic schedule. Rivera said it took at the most a half an hour. " It doesn ' t take us that long because my roommate is hardly here and I mostly just have to pick up after myself, " she said. Best hall resident Benjie Chavez said that he and his roommate did not have to do much in the way of housecleaning. Beth Thomas, a Cholla resident, said that most of the time, chores were done on her own time. " We have such different schedules that it is hard to find time to clean together, so we just clean our own messes up so that there won ' t be such a pile up in the end, " she said. Tim Miller, a resident of Hayden Hall, said that he and his roommate tried to limit all of their cleaning to the weekends. " We do all our cleaning on weekends and if it gets bad during the week days we just try to pick up as much as we can, " he said. Busy doing laundry, Kristy MacDonald and Bryan Hays use the Sonora laundry room. Chores were not among the most enjoyed activities for hall residents. Photo by Marlena Martinez By Annalisa Hernandez ome one, Come all . . . Be there or be square ... You are personally invited to attend one of our many dorm activities. Every semester resident assistants go out of their way to make the residents feel at home. The RAs put together some sort of social or educational programs to get the residents involved. Some of the many programs that went on throughout the semester covered such broad topics as healthy dieting, relaxation, and self defense. " Posters or by word of mouth is usually how we get the residents to participate, " McClintock RA Amy Rients said. " Healthy dieting was the program that me to come, " Rachel Campos said. " Nutrition is something I care about. " Traci Main, a freshman at McClintock, said she thought that the programs benefitted her socially as well as informed her. " The programs are definitely a good way to meet people and get them out of their rooms, " she said. " McClintock has a lot of really good programs and considering it is an honors dorm, it ' s pretty social. " Shara Ambler, an RA at Sonora, added that the programs helped the residents feel more at home. " The best and most effective way to get the residents to participate is through personal invitation, " she said. Boaz Bell, an RA at Manzanita, said that his hall sponsored both fun and educational programs. " Jeopardy, Buy A Bachelor and intramural sports are some of the social programs that we ' ve had, " he said. " As for educational, we ' ve had programs about AIDS and alcohol awareness. " Bell added that residents were active in the events. " Depending on the event we usually get a good turnout, " he said. " Some of the ways we get residents to participate is by using posters or special displays in the cafeteria. " Pouring a strawberry shake for Traci Main, Hidi Rendahl works in the McClintock cafeteria. Healthy Dieting was one of many hall programs held at McClintock. Photo by Scott Taking advantage of free live entertainment, students spend an evening on PV Beach. This concert featuring the Bo Deans was one of many held as a part of hall activities. Spiking the ball over the net, residents of McClintock Hall enjoy a game of volleyball. Residence halls provided students with a variety of activities. MANZANITA 8. Front Walter Corney, Brian K. Black, Timothy G. May, Dave Johnson. Back Nick Panagopoulos, Raymond Long, Jeffrey Hanson, Marc Fleming, Joe Triplett, Jim Bowser. Nikk Julie Scott Burgus MANZANITA 9. Front Kirsta Birkland, Amy Dalessandro, Sara Wolf, Kathleen Damian, Kristi Erford. Second Row Stephanie Brady, Ann Kubes, Wendy MacDonald, Suzanna Lee, Jonell Lucca. Back Melissa Cavanaugh, Kelly Jordre, Holly Hawkins, Suzanne Frumin Kasia Duellman, Tracy Slaughter. MANZANITA 10. Front Ben Hin Ooi, David Allyn, Joseph Marrino, Bob Miyamoto, Mike Vandor, Michael Whalen, Jay Gerson. Second Row Tony Mena, Aaron Seul, David Mariampolski, Jamie Medress, Tony Del Moraco, Dom Bango, Art Rudomski, Chad Ibella, Michael Morris. Back. Brad Boza, Rich Berman, Scott Trench, Kurt Peters, Dan Jennings, Matt Hitchon, David Corbin, Joe Suprenant. MANZANITA 11. Front Starlette Smith, Lori Allan, Kari Kessell. Second Danielle Leo, Tracy Anderson, Ann-Marie Swink,. Debbie Thompson. Back Lisa Moreno, Kim Kobojek, Laurie Chiongbian. Photo By Scott Burgus Scott Burgus Scott Burgus OCOTILLO Al, 2, 3 . Front. Karen D. Allen, Dawn Robbins, Beth Zachary, Tracy Rydell, Carrie Sloan, Lucy Dickinson, Valerie Swope. Second Row. Brad Johnson, Julien Lavkin, Michelle DeMars, Kevin Bradley, Christopher Morrill, Tons Clancy, John P. Francis. Back Greg Gatner, Tim Wadhams, Steve Mirowski, Catie Quigley, Randy Berner, Tom Ferenczhalmy, Ron McLellan. OCOTILLO B2, 3 C2, 3. Front. Konni Shirley, Dan Corr, Tanya Schornack, Scott Rohde. Back. Walter Torres, Daphne Gill, Lorena Anaya, Tracy Leonard, Erica Wye. Bill Harvey, David Alison, Kurt Martin, Tony Kwasigroh, Paul Smith. Second Row: Ray Poynor, John Y.C. Chow, Jason Isdonas, Chris Mozilo, William L. Sturtevant, Rob Schemitsch. Back Vinny LoPresti, John Bosselli, Richard Callaghan, Brian Bleicr, David Marcus, Scott Garry, Neil S. McConnell. MARIPOSA Front Darrin Deveuu, Dorielle Davidson, Jeff Cook, David Harber. Back. Ruben Figueroa, Peter Cincu, Jared Coffin, Anna Layva. Photo by Scott Burgus Relaxing in her dorm room, Amy Tarasevich rests after a day. Students complained that they could access a limited number of television channels. Taking advantage of the lab in Manzanita, Ken Brown does his journalism homework. The lab helped many students access computers closer to home. Photo by Scott Scott Burgus GOOD VS. BAD By Mia Gaut iving in the residence halls was an that many freshmen went through. They could choose from apartment-like Sonora to the typical dorm style of Manzani ta, which was also co-ed. " I like dorm living, Manzy ' s got something going on all the time, " Danielle Jenson said. " I like being able to see guys anytime by going to their floor. We don ' t have to walk across campus to meet someone. " Sonora Center, the newest hall on campus, had an apartment-style appearance. The living room and huge bathrooms were what many students said drew them to it. It was also coed. " Sonora is great, the people that I have met work with all come together well, " Piper Sammons said. " We have a pretty good time, even though it is far away from campus. " Sammons was a member of Sonora ' s executive council. Part of her job was to deal with the students ' complaints; she said the biggest was from those who wanted call waiting and cable. Security and study conduciveness played major roles in deciding which hall to live in. Many students weren ' t worried about theft until it actually happened to them. Certain procedures were taken to insure safety. " It is safe and quiet here at East, so that ' s a plus, " said PV East resident Stacey Murphy. " It ' s the safest on campus. " Many students also complained about the shutdowns in the halls. Manzanita cafeteria was closed on the weekends and PV East closed theirs altogether, thus forcing students to walk to PV Main for meals. Some staff members said that this change was due to a decrease in the number of students living in the halls. " I hate eating in Mariposa because Sonora doesn ' t have a cafeteria, " Sammons said. " I like the food in Main four million times better. " Talking on the phone, Robert LeDentu makes plans with his friends. Many students at Sonora had a difficult time dialing out or off campus. Photo by Marlena Martinez By Marlena Martinez aving been away from home for the first time brought about many changes for students in residence halls. Many said they had to get used to things like getting along with roommates, washing their own clothes and dealing with the hall ' s noise level. Students who lived in the dorms may not only have had a new sense of freedom, but a new responsibility to respect their fellow resident ' s right to peace and quiet. Many students said they felt that the hardest part of living in the residence halls was not being able to study in silence. Justin Norvell, a Manzanita Hall resident, said he found it difficult to study in his room. " It ' s really hard to study, " he said. " People run down the hall screaming and the noise is worse at night. " Norvell described his strategy for escaping the racket as going to study tables for his fraternity. So what did residents do when the noise became intolerable? Ryan Clark, a Sonora Center resident suggested talking to people who had authority in the dorms. " We can talk to the RAs on our floor, " he said. " They have restrictions on how loud you can play music on weeknights. " Norvell added that the RAs at Manzanita didn ' t have much of an influence on floor activities. During the first week of school, many of the dorms made up a charter of rules for each floor. If a student broke any of these rules, they were subject to being written up. Too many write-ups could have resulted in removal from the residence hall. Residents who were kicked out because of discipline problems could not receive a refund of any kind. Some students chose to remove themselves from a disturbing situation by going to special study areas. " I use the study rooms and those are always really quiet, " Clark said. Studying in the lobby at Sonora Center, Janine Bilyand Jessica Baker get away from the noisy rooms. Students found concentrating difficult with all the noise in the hall. Photo by Marlena Martinez 278 MARIPOSA . Front. Stefano Scott Doig. Second Row: Bill Hull, Michael Crowley, Dan Collette, Amy Burkhart, Lisa V. Fourd, Jared Coffin. Back Achim Kliebsch, Curt Lange, Sonia Denoria, Karine Pralon, Craig Bolton, Ian Auld, Brian Haney. MARIPOSA Front: Pushman Jain, Ann Wenger, Liz Vasquez, Janet DeGroat, Phillip Dalton, Scott Doig. Back. Michele Elek, Ross Potter, Satoru Ono, Mike Giammasi, Ro DiPaoco, Moose Hudoba. MARIPOSA Front. Yoko Ishikawa, Toshilo Hyuga, Lucinda M. Serrano, Kyoko Tokuda, Donna Bain. Second Row Preston McCumber, Aditya Mohan, Kazumi Kanehara, Cindy Fret, Stan Klonawski, Yoko Fujii. Back Anil K. Yamani, Brian Yarger, Naneed Malik, Mike Lewis, Sean Parrent. SONORA 1. Front Heather Kimes, Thomas Milkey, Missy Krupnick, Tricia Scarloa, Michelle Alpert, Denise Chrissie Gregory, Job Gransee, Lisa Kraidler, Natalie Djatschenko, Rick Carter. Back Robert McMahan, Ryan Clark, Jennifer Butakis, Tanya Pollak, Tony Quibin, Clayton M. Cross, Mark L. Alehzon, Nick Cross, Petty Mason, Lybee Bartoli, Lara Ellis, Suzanne Luber, Angie Puppi, Melanie Fletcher. Photo by Marlena Martinez Wedging his bike into a space, freshman Mike Esslinger finds a spot in the crowded bike racks. Students often found the racks full because so many people rode their bikes to school. Arriving at the business building, students walk their bikes to the racks. Many students chose to tide their bikes to school to avoid the hassle of traffic. Photo by Tom Hershey Scott Burgus Scott Burgas Scott Burgus TRANSPORTATION Mia Gaut students used different modes of to get to and around the campus. On foot, bike, are, rollerblades, skateboards or bus, students managed to get where they needed to go. When asking people who lived off campus and drove to school they would prefer to carpool, many students agreed that carpooling would be the most economical way. Some students, however, preferred the solitude of driving to school by themselves and said they never considered carpooling. Shayne Murphy, who lived at home in Scottsdale about five minutes away from campus said he liked driving alone. " If I had the chance to carpool, I wouldn ' t because I don ' t like talking in the morning to others, " he said. " I like to be by myself, spending time silence. " Traveling on campus was another story. Which was the easiest, fastest and safest way to get around campus. " I chose to walk as my way of getting around campus, and I thought that it would be safe, but the other day a guy on a bike cut me off and almost hit me, " Demas said. Demas also lived close to campus but chose to try on-campus living. Many students chose to get around school by foot. Some said that they had tried bike riding but it was too crowded and hard to move around others, so they switched to moving around on foot. Although many students voiced complaints that bicycle safety rules were not enforced as rigidly as they felt they should have been, several agreed with the rules. " It doesn ' t bother me to see bike riders on those designated paths, " Murphy said. " You have to look a it from both sides of the issue. If you were in a hurry and needed to get somewhere then a bike would do the job. " Riding his skateboard to class, senior Damon Ribakoff makes record time. Alternatives to walking helped students get around campus quicker. Photo by Tom Hershey By Kielii Anderson ou heard a loud, alarming siren going off like it was implanted in your eardrum. Rubbing your eyes, you stumbled to the door and out onto the lawn below, where everyone else in your dorm was standing like the living dead. You knew the routine: it was another fire drill in the residence halls. " Everyone knows about the fire drills, " Cholla resident Kris Rice said. " Flyers arc posted all around the halls. There is no excuse for people not knowing when the drills are going to take place. " Every semester, there were two fire drills. All dorm residents were required to participate in the drills. " It ' s hard to catch those people who skip out on the fire drills, " Rice said. " It is the state law to know the fire drill procedures. There is a fine if a person is caught not participating in the drill procedures. " Fire drills may sometimes have been disturbing, but they were necessary. If a fire suddenly broke out in a residence hall, the RAs hoped the residents would immediately know what to do. " I think that fire drills are sometimes an inconvenience, but I am glad we have them, " Mariposa resident Kim Bon said. " If there was a fire, I would know how to get out of the residence hall safely. " Numerous stairways in the residence halls were used to exit if a fire happed to break out. " I think it ' s really good to have fire drills, " Cholla resident Kara Jackson said. " In case of a real fire, I hope everybody would act as calm and collected as they do in a fire drill. " Fire drills may have been a pain to many but knowing the procedures of a fire drill was important because one day it may not have been just a drill. " Without fire drills, people could be in a lot of danger, " Jackson said. Checking the emergency evacuation routes, Chris Blinn makes sure that he knows the quickest way out of the dorm. Hall residents had to partic ipate in mandatory fire drills twice a semester. Photo by Michael Epstein. Trying to see if the fire alarm is working correctly, an ASU DPS officer gives it a test run. Residents who did not participate in fire drills were fined. Testing a smoke alarm in RA Bob Sekera makes sure it is working All dorms were equipped with alarms, smoke detectors and sprinklers. Photo by Scott B SONORA 2. Front Adrian Burgos Jodi Idzorek, Krista Galligan, Maggie Burr, Jennifer Stults, Jessica Palmeri, John Holmes, Natasha Tomecak, Jeremy Malone, Chuck Van Hyning, Jason Koszut Back Steven Tomlinson, Charles Metz, Michael Lyons, Eric Pederen, Darren Zapfe, Brian Collins, Brandon Apsell Jonathan Kregsman, Patrick Kaser, Erik Starcevichl. SONORA 3. Front Jane Gray, Andrea Philip, Christina Ross, Dee Dee McCann Ellie Simon, Alyson Kalish, Holli Nuosie. Back Drake Finney, Bob Miklos, Brent Marinaccio, Anthony Palermo, Scott Maasen, Dave Kucyk. SONORA 4. Front Danelle Rossi, Carrie Moser, Victoria Sciabaras, Sarah Ambler, Greg Markey, Mark Matthews, Jennifer Guardiola, Faith Farley, Shana Kelley. Back Jason S. Fruitman, Piper Sammons, Clint Hofmeister, Jared Scfrchick, Taylor Giannini, Ben Hofmeister, Matt Musgraue, Jordan Jacob, Caprice Power, Jason Anton. SONORA 5. Front Jim Ross, Lori Mirando, Kim Balllein, Nicole Guiet, Josh Lippman. Back Alfred Shaw, Tobias Graham, Rebecca Luttbeg, Aron T. Giannini, Matt Monroe, Nate Mick. Photo by Marlena Martinez HORROR STORIES By Jennifer DeCarvalho any freshmen dreamt of going off to college and being matched with the perfect Unfortunately, this vision often crumbled when you discovered the person who had been sentenced to one year was quite different. Perhaps they would rather have conducted science experiments in nuclear physics while your main priority was getting home for Thanksgiving with a killer tan. This may have led to somewhat of a " Revenge of the Nerds " or " Animal House " scenario: t he stuff that made great comedies. Sometimes it wasn ' t so funny thought, especially ifyou were the one living it. Tina Horn, sophomore physical education explained the sharp contrast in what she expected her roommates situation to be like and what actu ally happened. " It wasn ' t what I thought at all, " she said. " I thought we ' d get along great, be best friends, but then we met ... and didn ' t quite hit it off, to say the least. " Many times, students were not stuck living with only one roommate, as most dorms had two rooms with one bathroom between that was shared with " suitemates. " Those people could be a source of relief or even escape from the cramped quarters in which students lived. Horn said she was lucky. " Accepting that these people are just going to be people you fight with is the key,: she said. As far as coed living was concerned, a few different opinions were expressed. After spending only one summer living with her boyfriend, Sarah Smith, a senior education major, strongly advised, " Don ' t ever do it! Not at this age, I mean. " That may have a typical case in terms of romantic relationships, but when the purely platonic is concerned, Michelle Austin, and interior design major, believed that coed was a good option. " I think guy girl roommates work out well, " she said. " I lived with three other guys and they totally respected by personal space. " Misunderstanding her roommate, Jen Yeum explains herself to Annie Hichert. Lack of communication was one of many roommate problems. Photo by Marlena Martinez RESIDENCE LIFE By Kielii Anderson he weekend had finally arrived. It was time to have some fun after counting down the days until Friday. Many students saw the weekends as a time to have fun, relax and do that dreaded studying that may have been put off all week. Usually with little or no transportation, students who lived in residence halls were limited to where they could go on the weekends. Christy Calvin, a who lived in the ChollaApartments, said she had to limit her going out to places that were close. " I do not have a car, so wherever I go it ' s usually on my bicycle or walking distance, " she said. Weekend hangouts included Mill Avenue, Club Rio, house parties, movies, or just hanging out with friends. Most hangouts were within walking distance of the campus. Stacey Wilson, a sophomore living in Cholla, said she was secure knowing she was never far from home. Parties were also hot spots for students. Whether it was a house party, sorority or fraternity party, students would usually find them. " Word travels fast when the word ' party ' is mentioned, " said Matt Klien, an Ocotillo resident. " Usually there is not much to do, so everyone is always looking for a party. " When some hall residents were not partying on the weekends, they found themselves studying. " Sometimes it ' s hard to study in the dorms because there are so many distractions like loud music or a party in another room, " Calvin said. " I usually do most of my studying at the library. " Many students found themselves participating in another weekend pastime: doing that two-week- old laundry that may have piled up. Hall residents who could not retreat to home used hall washers or a laundromat. " I don ' t like using the hall washers, " Wilson said. " I usually to to the laundromat, it ' s less crowded than the dorms. " Studying in the library, students escape the noise in the dorms. Students complained because of the many distractions in the residence halls. Photo by Scott Burgus Many students flock to the football games as one of their weekend activities. Students also passed the time on weekends by going to dance clubs or parties. Partying at Cannery Row, Ron Koch and Jodi Anderson take a break from their busy schedules. Many students would escape to local scenes on weekends. Scott Burgus Scott Burgus Tom Hershey IRISH. Front. Manuel Lopez, Tom Barnella, Don Jeffers, Brett Horgan. Rout Jeremy S. Dwiggins, Shawn Page, Jim Diffley, Mike Pass, Andrew Patterson. Back David Scheier, Miguel Fernandez, Tony Metzner, Jason Nitschke. BEST A2 3. Front Haydee Morales, Valeria Thompson, M. Snyders, Jenn Hiatt, Kathy Buell. BEST B1 2. Front. Lien Tu, Darlene Dinardi, Shannon D. McClure, Brionne Boggioni, Sharon Shumway, Whitney Pagliaro, Masako Shimizu, Shannon Rapier. Back Christine Knudsen, Jinnifer Lawrence, Rachel Campbell, Steininger, Maria Anderson, Verna Sorgee, Maria Rabasca, Samantha Rogers. BEST B3 C4. Front; Rebecca Martinez, Michelle Wagner, Michele Hardy, Johanna Morago, Cesy Martines. Second Row David Gottlieb, Stephen Hill, Rob Commarota, Nick Salandra, Chin H. Chae. Back Nick Curcio, Matthew Aldrich, Chuck Walker, Travis Barnum, Mark Sherwood, Michael Kline. Photo by Tom Hershey Returning to find her bike all in one piece, Anna Andersen is glad she still has her tires. Many students had their bikes by vandals. Talking in the hallway, Officer Charles Serino checks with Dave Corti for disturbances. Police said the campus was a target forcrime. Photo by Nariman Firooze BEST C2 3. Front. Paul Vilevac Victor Marquez, Mark Haverly, Jeff Chin, Jeff Langford. Back. Steve Obus, Kevin O ' Brien, David Lenczycki, Saul Metnick, Erick Zurbriggen, Andrew Duckles. HAYDEN 1. Derek Peterson, Jamie Shueman, Bob Fetherolf, Tom Sobel, Dave Lortil. HAYDEN 2. Front Jeffrey Kenyon, Jon L. Forsberg, Cris Schmitz, Tabut P. Torsina, Shane Mullan. Second Row Bryce Riddle, Donnell Mayberry, Scott Bowman, Daniel Gillooley, Steve Pabrowski. Back Kevin Quinlan, Daniel Smith, David Henderson, Reggie Wilhoite, Donnie DiDomenico, Sean Ford. Tom Hershey Tom Hershey Scott SECURITY STUDENTS ARE BETTER SAFE By Mia Gaut ife in a residence hall was often full of parties, good times and new friends, but there was a serious side: safety. Most everyone was aware of the incidence of crime that happened at many universities, but what about ASU? " ASU is a beautiful campus, " Campus Police Sergeant Bill Wright said. " If there is graffiti on the wall, it is cleaned up. If there is a drunk laying on the ground, they are picked up. The atmosphere is not one of crime, so people tend to have a false sense of security. " This false sense of security could have led to many dangerous things, such as propping doors open, alone or leaving one ' s room opened. Wright said that students had to overcome that false sense of security in order to remain safe. He added that the key to a sense of real security came from awareness. " There has to be an awareness that ASU is not closed to criminals, " he said. " In fact, it is a target. " He added that the university employed private security guards for residence halls. " The guards have a direct radio communication with the campus police, " he said. " If anything is wrong in the halls, they will call in and a police officer will be there immediately. " The guards in the halls may have added to that sense of security. Leslie Dickenson, a resident of Best Hall, said that she felt the hall benefited from the presence of the guards. " I feel very secure because of the rules of not propping doors and of escorting people down the hallway, " she said. " Also, knowing that the guards are right outside is helpful. " Wright said he felt that if students knew about being safe and looked to campus police for protection, many occurrences of crime could be avoided. Waiting outside for a friend, a McClintock resident props the door open with a rug so he can get back in. Many students would forget to replace the rug which allowed unwanted visitors to enter. Photo by Nikk Julien By Damian Gomez onsidering the various ways parents could raise their children, some were bound to have trouble adapting to life in a residence hall. Sohail Malik, a junior, used to live in Sahuaro Hall. Originally from Pakistan, Malik found dorm life a fearful adventure, unlike any experience he had ever had. " When I came from Pakistan I did not know anything about drunk people, or how to deal with them, " Malik said. Socially, Malik said he eventually learned to adapt, but other things were harder to get used to. He said that the sizes of the rooms were much smaller than he had expected, and that this from his need for privacy. " The rooms were like pigeon boxes, " he said. " The walls were so thin you could the guy in the next room whisper. There was very little or no privacy. A sophomore from Best " B " who asked to anonymous explained how she and her learned to adjust to unique situations. " My roommate and her boyfriend were having sex in the room, " she said. " I would constantly walk in on them. It was very embarrassing . She eventually learned to leave signs, or notes on the door to warn me, but I still had to wait to get into my own room. " She also said she feared the resident (RAs.) " We always worried about the RAs, " she said. " We couldn ' t laugh too loud or make noise. We were always being policed. " Many students said they were also scared by the infamous Manzanita elevators. Micah McLaughlin, a freshman business and marketing major, said that the elevators were quite unpredict able. " Those things scared me to death, " McLaughlin said. " They would be going just fine, then suddenly stop between floors. I hated when that happened. " Crouching in fear in the corner, freshman Mark Louvianx panics after an elevator in Manzan ita breaks down. Many students were scared by the elevators which sometimes just stopped between floors. Photo by Scott Standing outside his room at McClintock Hall, Mike Peri, from New York, talks to a friend. Many students from out-of-state had to adjust to a new enviornment. Pointing to a map Victoria Wetherby of Cleve, South shows Jennifer Ostrom where she is from. Living far away from home can be difficult for some students. Marlena Martinez Melanie Markwell Melanie Markwell CHOLLA AB 1 2. Front Dave Donnelly, Allison Taylor, Debbie Fringold, Ginger Jenkin, Mark Mallas, Leonard Sominsky Back: Brad McAllister, Dave Hascher, John Clarke, Matt Redding, J.R. Ullery, Stephen Sacra. CHOLLA AB 3 4. Front Colleen Lanin, Brandi Irvin, Geanine Izzo, Kristin Clister, Matthew Frank. Back Ricardo D. Crisantes Tamayo, Marcus A. Saries, Paul Brian Reeder, Hassan Jeng, Michael Mogerman, Eric Spencer. CHOLLA AB 5 6. Front Tanya Spyker, Jennifer Johnston, Rachel Poso, Katee Harman. Back Margot Kirkpatink, Amber Oothoudt, Brandi Mass, Stephanie M. Evans. CHOLLA AB 7,8 CD1. Front Jason Rider, Marlon Salas, Kim Pickett, Jennifer Ratoff, Katie McShea, Melissa Hincha, Brent Milner, Herry M. Widjaja. Back Michael Gowing, Brad Olson, Moses Lopez, Eric Davis, Paul Pyrz, Keith Wells, Jim Anderson, John Lewis. Photo by Tom Hershey FOREIGN RESIDENTS OTHER STATE Ate Nikk Julien By Annalisa Hernandez money! Money! Money! Two of the problems that many out-of-state residents experienced were lack of money and high prices. Tina Renata Beatini, a freshman music major from Connecticut, said that, with her music the cost of attending ASU was less than going to school in Connecticut. " Arizona is beautiful, " she said. " The weather is great and the people are friendly. I also like the music program, it ' s one of the best. She said that being away from home had made her more independent. " I would rather have an apartment for more privacy and space, " Beatini said. Lisa Gelb, a freshman from California, decided to go to ASU because it was not too far from her home. " I can go home when ever I want, " Gelb said. On top of having more privacy, Gelb said that living away from home made her rely more on herself than on her parents. " Sometimes I get homesick and when I do I call home, " she said. " Being away form home has made me more independent. " LoraLynn Hardy, a freshman psychology major from Minnesota, said that she had experienced some problems as an out-of-state resident. Tuition and switching banks were some of the problems she faced. After visiting a friend in Arizona, Hardy said she grew to like the area and the weather. " I like the university a lot, " she said. " It ' s really compact and easy to get around. " Hardy said that the best thing about living away from home was the freedom it brought. " I have more freedom being away from home, " she said. " I ' m on my own and more laid back here. " Calling her family long distance Mellisa Borsari, freshmen business major, discusses her classes. One way many out-of-state residents dealt with home sickness was to call home. Photo by Nikk Julien By Jennifer DeCarvalho aking care of business was the motto for all Residence Assistants (RAs). " This job is important to me because I feel if I can make a turning point in someone ' s life and motivate them, then I have done my job. " Ocotillo RA Tanya Schornack said. The RAs went through a pre-training session which gave them information about what might happen to them on the job. After that there was more training called " Behind Closed Doors " , preparing RAs for things such as suicides, roommate problems and racial tensions. " Being an RA can be quite stressful at times, but when you learn to balance things a little bit, it ' s good fun, " Schornack said. To be an RA one had to be quite motivated when considering taking the job. " Ifyou don ' t care about people don ' t do it, it doesn ' t overwhelm me personally because I care so much about people. " Ocotillo RA Curtis Lange said. Lange said the reason why many RAs loved their jobs so much was because of their influence. " We have an impact on people ' s lives, " he said. " We can be informative and tell them where resources on campus are and how to get involved with clubs. It is also nice to see people that can resolve their problems. " Lange said his scariest episode was an attempted suicide by one of the residents. " It was a lesson for all of us it turned out that everyone was really caring and that person was not alone, " he said. A bit of encouragement and the promise of an eventful year may have motivated other people to become an RA. " If you want to be an RA go for it! " Schornack said. " It is a life long lasting experience. You learn values and how to have an open mind. Most importantly, you learn everything about how to get along with people. " Meeting to discuss upcoming events, resident assistants meet with Assistant Director Deborah Seller and Hall Director Betty Dye. RAs had to deal with a variety of problems in the residence halls. Photo by Nariman Firooze CHOLLA CD 3. Front Brian Gotta, Perry Spears, Brian Collyer. Back. Jennifer Wilhoit, Jeanne Goldwater, Stacey Wilson, Corey Seemiller, Lisa Hill. CHOLLA CD 2 4. Front: Jennifer Perko. Jennifer Maertins, Traci Jolly. Second Row: Cristin Olander, Ceule Gros, Sophie Laurent, Lisa Willis. Back Tiffany Stewart, Jack Liude, Rodgerick Begay, Dion Chee. CHOLLA CD 5 6. Front Suzanne Ritchie. Back. Danielle Pond. CHOLLA CD 7 8. Front Peter Grossgold, Malcolm Moten, Mark Tennyson, Antenor Adam. Back. Pia P. Atkins, Tanya L. Frederick, Rosa I. Romo, Karla Nides. Tom Hershey Ton Hershey Scott Burgus Marlena Martinez Vacuiming the hallway in Cholla, janitor Theo Braxton cleans up after the residents. The cleaning crew for the dorm had a daily responsibilities. Photo by Nikk Julien Repairing the exhuast fan for a stove in Cholla is a job that Al Nunner does as an appliance man . Hall maintenance was an essential part the upkeep of the dorms. Nikk Julien CHOLLA FG 1 2. Front. Dave Morgan, Stephanie Jones, Peter Weir, Shiri K. Mandava, Lawrence A. Dibble. Back. Tricia Lawton, Debbie Gutierrez, Margaret Thomas, Jan S. Ro g, Sheri Mattson, Mike Emerson. CHOLLA FG 3. Buzz Manson, Dave Schaffer, George Stretson, Jack May. Marlena Martinez Nikk Julien MAINTENANCE many students may have dreaded cleaning their room in the residence hall, but what if they were responsible for the upkeep of 158 buildings? That was what the 250 custodians, 150 groundskeepers and 200 people working in trades had to do year-round. " There is a lot to do, I have lost 30 empl oyees to budget cuts and that makes it tough to maintain the University ' s standards, " Director of Facilities Management Val Peterson said. Peterson added that funding mainly came from the State Appropriations Fund and some of it from local generated revenues. " The bulk of the money comes from the state taxes, " Peterson said. " Tuition doesn ' t even put a dent into what needs to be done. " The residence halls, Memorial Union and the stadium were not allowed to have state support. If something should happen, such as a rock ' s being thrown through a window, the repair money came out of the pocket of the person who did it. In the halls, things like vacuming, repainting, light changing and thermostats were a regular occurrence for maintenance. Peterson said that the people who worked in maintenance worked long hours and must have a great deal of training. " For all my employees, their shifts are day, evening and graveyard. Most consist of 10 hours a day, four days a week, " Peterson said. " And you have to have experience in all the fields: maintenance, grounds and trades. " There was also remodeling to be done, which was taken care of by the custodians. " There are a lot of things on this campus that are taken for granted; this includes the work that custodians do, " Peterson said. " If it is fixed, no one worries about it, but if it is broken and not fixed right away, it ' s on everyone ' s mind. " Touching up paint in Best hall, maintenance worker Red Cocarun, puts on some final touches. Maintenance jobs in dorms ranged from electrical to plumming. Photo by By Renee Caruss OLYMPICS 2 PSYCHOLOGY FANS STEROIDS How athletes played game sometimes meant themselves, and Grouping together before the ASU Utah game on Oct. 5, the football team, along with Sparky, tries to build their spirit so they can score a victory in front of the crowd at Sun Devil Stadium. Arizona State beat Utah, 21 -15 . Photo by Scott Burgus Scott Burgus . Flying over the merging defense, George, advances the ball for the Devils. The football team had a dissapointing season under head coach Larry Jumping up to meet the ball, Mindy Gowell prepares to slam it over the net. Gowell was co-captain of the team with Debbie Penny. Photo by Scott Giving a child his autograph, head football coach Larry Marmie signs a t-shirt at the annual Fan Day event. Marmie returned to coach the Devils for his fourth season. Fasten your seat belts! Hold on to your hats! ASU took a rollercoaster ride through wins and losses during the last year in sports. In Sun Devil football, there were great victories such as those over USC and Oklahoma State as well as painful losses to Nebraska and UCLA. There were obstacles of illnesses and injuries that plagued womens basketball, wrestling and baseball. First, the womens basketball team suffered a terrible loss due to Karen O ' Connor ' s injury. Later, wrestling, led by Coach Bobby fell with many injuries as well, placing them a disap po inting 13th in the NCAA Championships. On into the season, the baseball team, coached by Jim Brock, was after Tommy Adams was injured and later kicked off the team. This ended a rather year for the team with a record of 35-27. Despite these obstacles, there were many highlights for ASU sports. The softball team, under Coach Linda Wells, reached its goal of participating in the NCAA Championships, while the mens swimming team had their finest dual meet ever and finished in the top 10. At the same time, the womens swimming team, led by Coach Tim Hill, went to the NCAA and finished the with 99 single victories. The Sun Devils also repeated a national championship season in archery, winning the U.S. Intercollegiate Championships. The phrase " growing up together " sparked an experienced mens tennis team, led by Brian Gyetko and Dave Lomicky, to finish with a 21-9 record and a national ranking of No.8. The womens team used 14 different partnerships in doubles play, resulting in a 51-19 match record. The team, led by Coach Sheila McInerney, was faced with the issue of consistency going into their seventh consecutive winning Coach John Spini ' s gymnastics team was also going into a season of rebuilding. Later in the season, the womens and mens track teams finished third and fifth in the Pac-10, respectively. By Marlene E. It was over- " the Streak " was finally broken and all of ASU seemed to be reveling in the first football win over the University of Arizona Wildcats in nine years. In a game that seemed to be one-sided, the Sun Devils trounced the Wildcats 37-14. The fans released what Michael Thompson, a senior computer information systems major and drum major of the Sun Devil Marching Band, called " nine years of frustration. " " It was incredible! " he said. " I was very confident going into this game after having been through the ups and downs in the past. Afterward, it was like, `Yeah! We did it! Conversely, U of A student Greg Berg, a senior classics and anthropology major and Desert yearbook photo editor, said that he felt that ASU would come out of the game with a win. " I wanted us to win, but I had doubts, " he said. " Both teams weren ' t doing too great, and (ASU) had the home court advantage. " Standing in front of the crowd, Sparky celebrates the victory with three minutes left in the game. The fans stormed the field after ASU defeated U ofA for the first time in nine years. Photo by Scott Burgus He added that the fan during the game seemed to be one-sided. " There wasn ' t a lot of U of A support, but the fans were definitely behind ASU, " he said. " It was like the fans from U of A weren ' t even there. From the first score, the place just lit up- it was ASU all the way. " Thompson attributed the UofA fans ' apathy to caring less about football and more about how their basketball team was doing. He added, however, that he felt the AS U-UofA matchup was the highlight of U of A ' s season " This game is all the football season is to them, " he said. " For us, this game has been to us, but we ' ve looked at the bigger picture. The U of A fans tend to seem like football isn ' t as big to them. " Berg said he noticed that there was less booing and chanting things to the fans of the other team last year. " There ' s usually lots of teasing across the stadium, " he said. " For us, it was kind of like, ' In your face, we might as well go home. Thompson said that one of his favorite parts of the game was doing " traveling band, " where band members would play for other areas of the stadium. " So many of the U of A fans were leaving while we were doing traveling band, but the ASU fans that were there were incredible, " he said. " (The U of A fans) got cocky because of the streak and they thought we ' d never get out of it and we Nikk Julien Displaying a homemade sign, students show their feelings toward U of A. The two schools had a rivalry that came to a head at the annual game. Cheering after a play, fans flash yellow pom poms wildly. The U ofA - ASU game usually had the largest turnout of the Photo by Nikk The Streak is dead! The Streak is dead! " We just knew in our hearts that they were not going to beat us this year, " Junior Split End Eric Guliford said. After nine long years, Arizona State finally smashed the University of Arizona in total dominating fashion, 37-14. " We ' ve always considered this team as a family, " QB Bret Powers s aid. " We were playing for our family tonight. " The victory insured a season for ASU as well as head coach and team father Larry Marmie, who was later informed that his contract would not be renewed. Marmie had been the first coach since the Darryl Rogers regime to beat a Wildcat team. The Devils were led by a tailback from Tucson who had previously never a loss to the U of A, but 304 nonetheless displayed the same animosity towards the intrastate rival as some of the seniors who were trying to avo id an 0-4 career record against the Wildcats. " We broke it (The Streak), " Mario Bates said, rather " I ' m here at ASU, and you get that kind of attitude. " And that attitude was to demolish the U of A. Bates rushed for 169 yards on 35 carries-almost 20 yards more than the team ' s per game for the year. " I just went out there and played my best, " he said. Powers complimented the running game by completing 13 of 19 passes for 145 yards and two touchdowns. He was first touchdown went to Guliford in the first quarter for 24 yards, capping a 5-play, 55- yard drive in two minutes. Although it had gone down in the record books as a 24-yard touchdown pass, Powers rolled to the left and threw against the grain about 45 yards to Guliford who stunned his defender on a nifty inside fake, then went outside, leaving the defensive back on his knees eight yards away. Despite seeing his string of games in which he has caught at least 3 three passes stopped at 13, Guliford finished the season with 55 catches for 801 yards. Powers ' main target of the night was junior tight end Bob Brasher, who caught five passes for 53 yards (both career highs) plus one TD. " Oh, this (victorious) feeling is going to last with me until the day they put me in the grave, " Brasher said. Celebrating after a touchdown, Jean Boyd shows his enthusiasm in the end zone. The Sun Devils beat the Wildcats to break a nine year losing pattern. Spotting an opening in the U of A runningback Mario Bates makes run for the Devils. Bates rushed for 169 yards assisting the t eam to a 37-14 victory. Photo by Scott Jumping for joy Raythan Smith displays the spirit presented by the entire team during the game against U of A. The win secured a winning season for the Devils. Scott Burgus Scott Burgus ASU U of A First Downs 17 10 Rush Yrds 51 214 42 145 Pass Yards 145 46 Comp Att 13 20 5 16 Interceptions 1 4 Fumbles 2 1 Turnovers 3 5 Off. Yards 71 337 88 155 ASU 21, Utah 15 ASU UTAH First Downs 20 18 Rush Yrds 55 192 28 120 Pass Yards. 204 217 Comp Art 13 20 17 35 Interceptions 0 1 Fumbles 0 2 Turnovers 0 3 Yards 75 396 63 337 ASU 3, Washington State 17 ASU WSU First Downs 21 18 Rush Yrds 52 224 41 134 Pass Yards 152 230 Comp Att 13 33 17 29 Interceptions 3 2 Fumbles 2 2 Turnovers 5 4 Off. Yards 85 376 70 364 Nariman Firoozye Preparing to pass the ball, quarterback Kurt Lasher finds an opening in the Washington State defense. Lasher, who proved effective in the Utah game, performed weakly against the Cougars. 306 weak Scott Burgus Crossing the goal line, Parnell Charles successfully completes a touchdown. The Devils had an impressive 392 yards in offense with no turnovers against the Utes. Looming over the tackled Utah player, Dereck Moore, David Dixon and Brett Wallerstedt put a stop to the advancing Utes. The Devils emerged victorious over Utah with a score of 21-15. Photo by Scott Burgus Backup quarterback Kurt Lasher stepped into the starting lineup to fill in for the injured Brett Powers and took on a gritty Utah team with a defense ranked fourth in the nation. " I thought Kurt played extremely well, " head coach Larry Marmie said. The Utes (3-2) held tough throughout the game before to a physically ASU (3-1) team, 21-15. Under Lasher, the Devils played virtually error-free football. He passed for a career-high 204 yards, and led the team to 392 yards in total offense with no turnovers. I didn ' t play an exceptional game, " Lasher said. " But it was good enough for the win. " Freshmen Mario Bates and Derrick Land, both Arizona products, made solid contributions in the fourth quarter to put the the team ahead, 21-7. Land caught a 48-yard pass play to set up Bates ' six-yard scamper into the end zone. " The ball was there (and I) put my hands there and caught it, " Land said. The Devils defense put the game away when junior cornerback Kevin Minniefield intercepted Utah quarterback Frank Dolce late in the game. Coming off a victory over Oregon State, the 4-1 Sun Devils looked to take care of Washington State, a rather gracious whipping boy for ASU in seasons past, up a key Pac-10 matchup with UCLA for the next week. However, something unexpected happened. Washington State (3-4) came to play. The Cougars won,17-3. ASU proved to be gracious hosts as they turned the ball over five times and wasted many opportunities. Junior QB Kurt Lasher, starting in his third straight game, proved to be ineffective, 13 of 33 attempts for 152 yards. " They played a different type of zone defense than we Lasher said. Freshman Torey Hunter of Washington State caught more of Lasher ' s passes than ASU wide receiver Eric Guliford: 3 to 2. " Our job is to keep the other team from scoring more points than us, " junior inside line- backer Brett Wallerstadt said. " We didn ' t do that. " Despite giving up 17 points in the second quarter, the defense again played solid. It was the offense ' s inability to put points on the board that did them in. " I went out there and gave it my best shot, " Lasher said. " Sometimes it just doesn ' t fall your way. " The initial victory song for the football team might have been just a case of modestly blowing its own horn, but the follow-up rendition was a loud and resonant tune that made others sit up and listen. ASU played the Trojans to the tune of a 32-25 shocker on Sept. 21 in which it won a league opener for the first time in six years, broke a seven-game losing streak against Larry Smith- coached teams and impressed enough to skyrocket to 24th in the Associated Press poll. The Sun Devils came out and dominated on offense in the first half, rolling up 308 yards and building a big enough lead to withstand a furious Trojan rally late in the game. " Our defense played pretty bad, and Arizona State did a good job of attacking our weakness on the blitz, " Smith said. " Their quick traps hurt us. The trap was nothing new they were just executing it well. We didn ' t stop them. " Ahead 8-3 on a scoring pass from quarterback Bret Powers to wide receiver Eric Guliford and a 24-yard field goal by Mike Richey, the team faced third and 5 at the Trojan 43. USC moved eight men to the scrimmage line to rush the pass, but tailback George Montgomery took a draw through the stunned defense for a " The coaches had told us all week that we could run a trap to the inside, so we just took the ball into the line and the hole was there, " Montgomery said. " At first, I was a little shocked because I didn ' t think it would be that big, and after that it was just getting to the goal. " Although USC came back with two late touchdowns to make a tense ending for ASU fans, head coach Larry Marmie said the spirit-lifting win was no less valued. " I can get excited about winning — easy, " Marmie said. The team didn ' t do as well on the season home opener, fumbling the game away and losing to the 16th-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers 18-9, despite a gritty defensive effort that held Nebraska ' s number-one-ranked offense well below its 597-yard per game average. In front of the second-largest home crowd ever, the offense sputtered as it failed to complement the effort on the other side of the ball. Also, the team had almost as many turnovers as points: 7-9. " The defense played well with their backs against the wall, " Marmie said. " There was no consistency on the offense. " Marmie was also critical of himself. " I felt I made some mistakes that hurt this team, " he said. He spoke mainly of two instances when the team failed to run a play at the end of the first half and gamble on fourth and 1 at the Cornhusker 39-yard line. The Sun Devils lost more than the game, as starting quarter- back Bret Powers injured his shoulder when he was sacked by a Nebraska linebacker late in the fourth quarter. When he was not being sacked, Powers was often into throwing his passes. " They ' re pretty good pass rushers, " Marmie said. " We just didn ' t protect him the way we ' re supposed to protect him. " Scott Burgus Tackling the carrier from USC, Adam Brass and Brett Wallerstedt stop the Trojans in their tracks. Although USC came on strong in the second half, the Sun Devils won the game 32-25. Racing with the ball, cornerback Phillip Sparks haelps gain much needed yardage against Nebraska. Despite all the efforts of the team, the game went to the Cornhuskers. Photo by Scott Burgus ASU USC First Down 19 23 Rush Yrds 53 307 48 214 Pass Yards 149 136 Comp Att 7 14 13 29 Interceptions 0 Fumbles 1 1 Turnovers 1 4 Off. Yards 67 456 77 350 9, ASU NEB First Downs 14 19 Rush Yrds1 32 64 61 253 Pass Yards 197 63 Comp Att 15 22 7 15 Interceptions 2 1 Fumbles 5 0 Turnovers 7 1 Off. Yards 54 261 76 316 Scott Burgus Making his way through the USC Parnell Charles gains considerable ground before being stopped. After defeating USC the Sun Devils rose to 24th in the Associated Press poll. This was the wrong season for any football program to visit Seattle. No, not because of the rainy season, but because this was the season of the Washington Huskies ' drive for a national championship. The Sun Devils (4-4), hoping to end a two-game losing streak, came into Husky country with an upset on their minds and possible bowl bids at stake. Instead, the No.three ranked (8-0) showed the Devils why they were tops in the Pac-10 by beating them, 44-16. Not really a close game by most standards. Washington outgained ASU 489 to 231 in total yardage. The first play from scrimmage was indicative of what kind of defense the Devils were going to face that afternoon. Bret was intercepted by Washington cornerback Walter Bailey, which led to a touchdown. Incidentally, both of Washington ' s first quarter scores resulted from ASU turnovers. Kevin Galbreath was stripped of the ball later in the same quarter. Washington quarterbacks Billy Joe Hobart and Mark Brunell completed more than 68 percent of their passes, while Powers, pressured all day from the Huskies front four, just 19 ofhis 42 attempts. The Devils did outscore Washington 16-13 in the half. However, it was the 31-0 trouncing in the first half that did them in. The Sun Devils got a second crack at a Pac-10 powerhouse the next week-the California Golden Bears. With a a victory in Berkeley, the Devils could pump new life into their bowl chances. It needed a solid team effort on both sides of the ball, but only one side showed up-the defense-and that turned into a 25-6 drumming at the hands of the Golden Bears. If it wasn ' t for Kelvin Fisher ' s one-yard run with 59 seconds left in the game, the Devils would have been shut out. Credit should go to California ' s tenacious defense, but in an interview with the Arizona Republic ' s Bob Hurt, offensive coordinator Mike Martz stated otherwise. " The problem is us, " he said " We keep doing dumb things. " ASU managed only 46 yards on 38 carries, turned the ball over four times, were forced to punt nine times, and sacked eight times by the California defense. The Devils were burned on a nifty flea-flicker that went for a 65-yard touchdown pass from QB Mike Pawlawski to wide receiver Brian Treggs in the first quarter. However, the Devils defense held the Bears to field goals until tiring in the fourth quarter. " Our defense played real well, " head coach Larry Marmie said. " But in the end, they were out there too long. " If Arizona State ' s season- opening game against the State Cowboys in Stillwater, Okla., was any indication what kind of season the Devils were going to have, then the 1991 campaign looked bright. Bowl-bright. The Devils featured a well- balanced rushing attack and a conservative but efficient passing game. Four running backs rushed for at least 30 yards- senior Kelvin Fisher on 12 carries for 50 yards, George Montgomery, a sophomore (44 yds.), Junior Jerone Davison (33), and Mario Bates, a freshman (33). Sophomore quarterback Bret Powers completed 14 of 25 passes for 207 yards and one touchdown. The Cowboys opened the scoring with a first-quarter field goal, but for the next three quarters it was all Devils. Strong safety Jean Boyd started the Devils off with a 71- yard fumble return for a touch- down. Brett Wallerstadt ' s set up a Mike Richey field goal with five seconds left ASU 6, California 25 ASU CAL First Downs 16 19 Rush Yrds 38 46 48 175 Pass Yards 181 180 Comp Att 18 37 15 33 Interceptions 3 4 Fumbles 1 0 Turnovers 4 4 Off. Yards 75 260 81 355 ASU 16, Washington 44 ASU WAS H First Downs 17 23 Rush Yrds 30 78 51 177 Pass Yards 153 312 Comp Att 19 42 25 37 Interceptions 1 0 Fumbles 2 0 Turnovers 3 0 Off. Yards 72 231 88 489 Eric Cable in the half. ASU, leading 16-3, put the game away early in the fourth quarter after an unsuccessful OSU punt attempt. Powers then hit Kevin Snyder for a 23- yard touchdown. The defense forced five that led to 17 points. Final score: ASU 30 - OSU 3. The Devils (4-1, 2-0) went into Corvallis to pick up a gimme against the hapless Beavers of Oregon State (0-5, 0-2), 24-7. The defense virtually pummeled the OSU offense, holding them to 27 passing yards and forcing two fumbles on fourth-and-four, leading to 17 points for the Sun Devils. Kurt Lasher, making his start of the season for QB Bret Powers, passed for modest numbers, 14 of 21 for 152 yards. However, the junior played under control and threw no interceptions. Seven of those completions and 102 of those yards went to junior split end Eric Guliford. Although the Sun Devils ' looked bright, this game was not without ASU ' s own mistakes. In the first quarter, Steve Rausch ' s punt was blocked and returned to their own 13-yard line, leading to the Beavers ' only points. Fending off Oregon State, running back Jerone Davison tries to protect the ball ASU 24, Oregon State 7 carrier. The Devils beat the Beavers 30-3. ASU OSU First Downs 20 11 Rush Yrds 50 151 57 146 Pass Yards 151 27 Comp Att 14 22 2 4 Interceptions 0 0 Fumbles 1 2 Turnovers 1 2 Off. Yards 72 302 61 173 ASU 30, Oklahoma State 3 1 ASU OKST First Downs 20 14 Rush Yrds 50 186 31 80 Pass Yards 207 153 Comp Att 14 25 12 36 Interceptions 1 3 Fumbles 0 2 Turnovers 1 5 Off. Yards 75 393 67 233 ASU, trailing 21-16 late in the game against UCLA, marched down the field for an apparent game-winning touchdown. Finally, the Bruins would fall and the Sun Devil program would regain respect after an embarrassing loss to State the week before. Alas, that fairy tale never materialized as the Devils again fumbled one away. Bret Powers, making his first start in three games after a injury put him out of action, and fullback Parnell Charles, a redshirt freshman, bobbled a handoff exchange inside the twenty yard line. " It ' s hard to say without seeing it again, " Powers said. But I think the ball just hit off his hands. It ' s my job to get the ball to him. " The Devils (4-3, 2- 2) fell behind 21-3 to the Bruins (5-2, 3-1) before their furious fourth quarter comeback that ended with the Powers to Charles bungle. " We couldn ' t put any points on the board in the first half, " junior Split End Eric Guliford said. " But I think the second half was a demonstration what kind of football team we are, (and) how much pride we have. " The Devils were surprisingly effective in the passing game, as Powers completed 28 of 48 passes for 295 yards and one interception early in the game. " I guess I was a little rusty...but I decided I had to be a little bit sharper mentally and a little bit physically, " Powers said. His main target, as it had been in the past, was Guliford who caught nine passes for 134 yards. " We definitely should have won the game, but we came out to late and we ran out of time, " Guliford said. The approximately 45,000 people that attended the ASU-Oregon matchup the Eric Guliford show, because almost nothing else was awe-inspiring against the Ducks (3-6, 1-5), aside from a kicking game that had no kick. Guliford caught nine passes for 136 yards. No other receiver caught more than t wo passes for the Devils (5-4, 3-3). " We didn ' t shoot ourselves in the foot like we ' ve done in the past, " Guliford said. The kicking game, or lack thereof, had a 21-yard Steve Rausch field goal and a Paul Slabinski punt blocked. Slabinski, a walk-on, made his first career start. The Devils scored first against the Ducks before sweating out a victory that was not won until 33-yard field goal with 4:16 to go. " You saw a team that was tired of losing, " Guliford said. Reaching above the heads of the Oregon Ducks, Shame carver blocks a pass. The Devils were victorious over the Ducks 24- 21 for the homecoming game. Avoiding the rushing defense, Eric Guliford carries the ball past UCLA. Guliford ran 134 yards against the Bruins. Photo by Scott 312 Punting the ball down the field, Steve Rausch barely makes it past the closing Oregon player. Rausch completed a 21- yard field goal in the homecoming game. Scott Burgus Scott Burgus ASU UCLA First Downs 20 23 Rush Yrds 27 52 49 192 Pass Yards 295 219 Comp Att 28 48 18 24 Interceptions 1 3 Fumbles 2 1 Turnovers 3 4 Off. Yards 75 347 73 411 ASU ORE First Downs 22 10 Rush Yrds 54 165 30-114 Pass Yards 196 93 Comp Att 14 34 12 32 Interceptions 3 2 Fumbles 0 0 Turnovers 3 2 Off. Yards 88 361 61 207 Courtesy of Sports Information Answering questions from the press, new football coach Bruce Snyder ex plains why he chose to come to ASU. Snyder came from coaching California after a five year winning record. FUTURE Bruce Snyder rolled his eyes and leaned a little closer to the microphones and tape recorders in front ofhim when asked at an informal press gathering on Jan. 10 how he ' s adjusted to his new job. " I ' ll tell you, I don ' t think I ' ve been out of (my new) office for three hours since I ' ve been here, " ASU ' s new football coach said. " That was to go and meet someone from the school here. I swear, I haven ' t had the chance to sit and think where things are going. " While Snyder might have been exaggerating slightly about where his time had gone since he was named ASU ' s 20th football coach with tremendous hoopla on Jan.5, there was no doubt that he had brought a relentless work ethic into his new position. He really had no choice. Snyder, 51, came to Tempe after five seasons at California -where he turned a perennial loser into a team that was 10-2 and finished this season ranked 7th in the country - and faced two chores he hoped to take care of soon. The new coach was dealing with the immediate tasks of selecting his assistants and getting grips on recruiting, where the Sun Devils were slowed in while searching for a replacement for Larry Marmie. Snyder had been given permission to talk to some of his staff members from Cal, but coaches from Marmie ' s staff may have been in the picture also. Snyder said he would be entertaining inquiries from around the country. " First of all, this place is attracting some real high-caliber inquiries, " Snyder said. " I ' m getting resumes, applications and tons of telephone calls from people who are interested in being here. So, I think I ' m going to be able to choose from a pretty nice pool of coaches. " Snyder coined the slogan " Building for the Future " when taking over a woefully inept Cal program in 1986, orchestrating a dramatic turnaround that culminated in a very successful 1991 season and a big win over Clemson in the Florida Citrus Bowl on New Year ' s Day. Shortly afterward, ASU Director of Charles Harris lured Snyder away from Cal with a five-year package which would bring the coach around $450,000 a season. Amidst criticism in the Bay area that he turned his back on Cal and took the money and ran, Snyder said he was loyal until the very end. " If you want to talk about loyalty, I think there may be some coaches who would ' ve left their teams prior to the bowl game, " Snyder said. " In my case, I know I recruited my butt off and coached as hard as I could. We had 12 quality commitments and won a Jan.1 bowl game. Now you tell me - I don ' t think that it abandonment by my definition of the word. " Snyder began his 30th year in coaching when ASU opened the 1992 season against defending national champion Washington on Sept. 5 at Sun Devil Stadium By Dan Zeiger team The bigger they are the harder they fall. T he wrestling team fell from its highly regarded position of being one of the top squads in the finishing no lower than the last three years, to a 13th at the NCAA championships. It was a real disappointment, " Graduate Assistant Coach Thom Ortiz said. " It ' s the first time we ' ve been out of the top ten in six years. " After finishing second the year before, the Sun Devils were to remain in the upper level of collegiate wrestling, appearing fourth in the pre-season poll. Some players said that injuries contributed more to the Devils ' slide than any other factor. " It was one of the worst (seasons), " Sophomore LaSh awn Charles said. " As far as injuries go, and as far as psychological. " Ray Miller, another sophomore, believed the team, injuries or no injuries, still could have fared better. " We lost a few tight matches, " he said. " (We) didn ' t get any breaks. Not to make up any excuses, but it seemed like everything fell against us. Senior Andy McNaughton agreed. " We had the talent; we just didn ' t come together, " he said. The Sun Devils placed only four All-Americans at nationals, the fewest since 1987. Those garnering honors were heavyweight Mike Anderson, G. T. Taylor in the 167-pound weight class, Miller at 158 pounds, and Charles at 126 pounds. Miller finished fourth overall while Anderson, Taylor, and Charles all placed seventh in their respective weight classes. " One call cost me a higher ranking, " Charles said, losing his match by one point. With several wrestlers hampered with injuries, conditioning for the nationals suffered also. " The season was mainly stop and go, " Sophomore Marco Anthony Sanchez said. " I was held up by injuries. " continued on page 318 Scott Burgus 316 WRESTLING Scott Burgus Trying to regain control, G. T. Taylor struggles with the Oklahoma wrestler. Taylor placed All-American at the Discussing their strategy, coach Bobby Douglas and Don Reyes concentrate on beating the opponent. The Devils claimed the conference championship in the Pac-10. Grasping firmly to his opponent, Andy McNaughton prepares to snatch victory. The team finished the season in 13th places at the NCAA championships. WRESTLING Surging against the opponent, G. T. fights to aviod a pin. The team had a 12- 5-1 record in the PAC-10 tournament. Photo by Scott Burgus too many Continued from page 316 Sanchez ' s " stop and go " season consisted of a conference championship, but he failed to qualify for the medal round, to the conference runner- up. However, injuries were a factor to Sanchez as he suffered a broken ankle, a rib injury and a deep cut to his knee. McNaughton and senior Rex Holman were the other NCAA qualifiers. The 13th place finish at the NCAA tournament may not have been pleasing, but the squad still remained king of the hill as far as the Pac-10 was considered. The Sun Devils were conference champions for the seventh year in a row, posting a 12-5-1 record in the dual competition. Notable meets were a 21-20 upset of then top-ranked Penn State in January, and a 40-5 thrashing from No. 1 Iowa, which was Coach Douglas ' worst defeat since 1984. The Sun Devils also suffered a 21- 16 loss to Iowa State, as well as one to another top-ranked team, Oklahoma State, ending ASU ' s 26-match home winning streak. The injury-riddled Sun may have suffered its worst season in seven years, but all four of its all-Americans as well as Sanchez said they would and were confident that next season would put them back into a higher echelon of wrestling. Team unity would be stressed as Douglas started a program to have the team ' s veterans help bring the newcomers into the fold. " Coach Douglas has the older guys looking after the younger guys, " McNaughton said. " Now we ' re more of a family. " Taylor, co-captain along with Anderson, agreed with McNaughton. " Last year was not a very big team effort, but this year with us looking after the younger guys, it will be a chance for the youth to pick up some techniques and the elders to become better coaches, " he said. Sanchez also said he was optimistic about next season. " In practice the inten sity never dies, " he said. " We ' re looking forward to doing real well. " Scott Burgos THE proved himself to having been a valuable THINGS member of the wrestling team. He said he enjoyed I DO wrestling because of its emphasis on the COUNT. individual. " It ' s an individualistic sport and it ' s CAN very competitive, " he said. " You get to bask in STAND your own glory. " Though he admitted the OUT IN sport was intense, Taylor said it WRESTLING. " gave him a " tough mental attitude. " " The attitude is good because you come out with a sense of pride as a productive member of society, " he said. He said that although he had little leisure time, he felt that all of his hard work paid off. Taylor added that being so dedicated to wrestling gave him the outlook that there was nothing he couldn ' t accomplish. " I like knowing that the things I do count, " he said. " I can stand out in wrestling HOW YOU PL AY Gerald " GT " Taylor had been wrestling for a " I LIKE total of 11 years, including his time KNOWING attending ASU on an athletic scholarship. Taylor Nikk Julien With a .290 batting average and hits in 1991, Todd Steverson attracted a great deal of attention. Steverson ' s popularity began before his college years, when A TEN recruiters saw his potential for AND THAT ' S contributing to a college team. " I was offered to go professional for the St. Louis Cardinals when was in high school, " Steverson said Steverson, a center fielder who also captained the team, said that the reason he liked baseball was because it was a personal challenge to him. Although he started playing over a decade ago, Steverson said he had a rough start because of his age. " I started playing baseball at ten and that ' s old for a baseball player, " he said. Steverson, a junior, said he would pursue professional baseball in next year ' s draft for amateur players. Scott Burgus out Completing his slide, center fielder Mike Kelly is called safe by the umpire. Kelly was a second round draft pick by the Atlanta Braves in June. Rounding third base, shortstop Kurt Ehman scores another run for the Devils. The team finished the season with a 35-27 record. Photo by Scott Burgus Scott Burgus Preparing to unleash his fast ball, Sean Rees delivers another strike. Despite hard work, the pitching team was weak last season. Pre-season number one in the beginning, but no post-season play at the end due to a 35-27 record. " Last year was extremely disappointing,” Coach Jim Brock said. " Probably my most disappointing year. " Even though the team was a solid hitting force, Brock said the pitching was suspect at times. " We knew we were paper thin in pitching so we found ourselves trying to score enough runs (to compensate for the pitching), " he said. At a team ERA of 5.84, this led to a lot of 10 to nine-type ball games. As for the reputed outfield of Tommy Adams, Jim Austin and All-American Mike Kelly, it never transpired. " Adams was injured for the first six weeks of the season and later kicked off the team, and Jim was moved to the infield, " Brock said. Austin, last year ' s RBI leader at 64, hit consistently, ranking eighth in the six-Pac with a .364 batting average. He also was co- leader in home runs with 15. " Kelly had a very good year, " Brock said. " Well, by anybody else ' s standards, it was an outstanding year. " His " good " year consisted of a .373 batting average with 56 RBI,15 home runs, 23 stolen bases, and the second pick overall in the June amateur draft to the Atlanta Braves. Brock said he felt Doug Newstrom developed into the ace of his pitching staff. Despite an ERA of 5.43, Newstrom pitched well for the Sun Devils. " Newstrom was 10-two last season, " he said. " He led the six- Pac in wins. We were pleased with the way he ended up. " The defense drew minimal praise from Brock. " Marginal defense, " he said. " Kurt Ehmann did well for us at shortstop. " " Paper thin " pitching and marginal " defense were Brock ' s reasons for a mostly forgettable six-Pac performance. " We played far better in non- conference games, " he said. " A 12-18 record was very Not a good at all. " Still, Brock was optimistic about next season. " We ' ll have improvement in defense and pitching, " he said. " Hitting will be a problem so we ' ll have to keep the scoring down. Last season is something to learn from and put behind us. " keep team out of tournament Although the Arizona State womens volleyball team made great progress in the 1991 under third-year coach Patti Snyder, the Sun Devils still failed to gain a spot in the post-season tournament. " We were about an iota, just an inch away from getting into the national tournament this year, " Snyder said. Despite a sixth place in the toughest in the NCAA, the Pac- 10, and a winning record (14-12) from a schedule rated eighth-toughest in the the Devils were left out of competition in December. " We ' re actually kind of bitter and very disappointed about the selection process, " Snyder said. In the end, Snyder said that the team lost out to political factors that were beyond their control. The Sun were invited to the National Tournament, but Snyder said they declined because they felt they should have been invited to the big dance. Still, Snyder was proud of her team ' s " progress " throughout out the season, and the standout performances of her co-captains helped solidify a young team. " We had an outstanding performance from, possibly our player of the year, Debbie Penney, our senior middle blocker, " Snyder said. " She was first team all Pac-1 0 and she made first te am as well. Mindi Gowell was second team all-region. She ends her career as one of the finest players ever at State. She holds school records for kills in a season and digs in a season. " Although she lost her two best players for the season to graduation, Snyder said she was still about her second class. " We are really on the definitely, " she said. Jumping up for a block, Tiffanie Johnson and Debbie Penney try to prevent a spike from scoring. The Devils finished sixth in the Pac-10. Photo by Scott Scott Burgus THE BOAT Setting the ball to Debbie Penney, Jennifer Receiving a serve, Mindy Gowell bumps Helfrich sets up a defensive play. Penney the ball to a teammate. The team had a made the first team for the Pac-10 season winning season with a 14-12 record. and first team for all-region play. Scott HOW YOU PLAY Mindi Gowell had won many awards in her time for the sport she knew and loved best: volleyball. HAVE " I started playing when I was in high school and I haven ' t TO stopped since! " she said. " Volleyball is such a fun sport to play and I love it! Not only because of thee ' AS A competition, but it helped to pay my way TEAM through college. " Gowell said that getting in shape for the To team was hard work, but well ACCOMPLISH worth it. " I would go to the gym and lift A WIN. " weights, " she said. " I used the Stairmaster, which also was a great help, and I would run the stadium. " Gowell also said that teamwork and being on the team was very important to her. " You have to work as a team to accomplish a win, " she said. " That ' s what I liked about it and that ' s why I focused on it all the way through high school and up until now. " VOLLBALL 323 Discussing team play during a time out, Coach Bill Frieder addresses Issac Austin and other players. Austin ranked number one in scoring for the season. Going up for a hook shot, forward Jamal Faulkner breaks through a steal attempt. Faulkner was ninth ranked in the nation ' s freshman players. Scott Burgus Stevin Smith was one player who BASKETBALL was definitely excited about the upcoming KEEPS ME basketball season. " Basketball keeps me from doing FROM crazy things while staying out of trouble at the DO same time, " he said. At times, the team was not on a winning streak, and the morale of players would drop. Smith said he had various STAYING methods of raising his spirits again. " I talk OUT OF to me advice like, ' You TROUBLE. " have made it this far, why give up now? ' , " he said. " This really picks me up, plus the fact that Coach is there to help me, too. " One of Smith ' s pet peeves was the fact that many people looked down upon athletes as students. " Most people think we have it made, but we don ' t, " he said. " They think that we are given the grade because we are athletes. Does that mean we ' re not capable of doing good work? " 324 Scott Second-year head coach Bill Frieder prepared the mens team for their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1980-81. The Devils defeated Rutgers 79-76 in the first-round game at the NCAA Tournament at the Omni in Atlanta. ASU went on to defeat Arkansas 98-97. " We had four freshmen on the floor at times and started three freshman in the NCAA Tournament, " Frieder said. " Our young kids matured faster than and became over achievers in reaching the NCAA Tournament. " With an impressive defense, the Sun Devils scored 19-9 overall for the 1990-91 season, with the year ' s record for home and road games staying at at least .500. At home at University Activity Center, the Sun Devils were 14-4 and 5-5 (4-5 Pac-10) on the road. The all-time single-season record was broken when 143,264 fans saw ASU play at home. The first known advance sellout in recent memory of athletic officials was the game, which sold out one Making a fast break across the court, Lynn Collins speeds around the USC defense. The Devils had a record of 19-9 for the season. Photo by Scott week before the game. The Devils had an all-time record of 28-17 for overtime games. The only overtime games for 1990-91 was an 87-84 over Oregon and an 84-80 win over Southern California. Senior center Isaac Austin ranked No. 1 in scoring. every game in 1990-91, Austin started 55 of 59 games. Senior guard Tarence Wheeler also started every game in 1990-91, ranking third in scoring. Wheeler started 63 of 68 games of his entire basketball career. Freshmen forward Jamal Faulker ranked fourth among ASU and Pac-10 Conference freshmen in scoring. Averaging 15.1 points per game, Faulker ranked ninth as part of the nation ' s top freshman players. " The experience will help us at next season, " Frieder said. Something happened the basketball team ' s season Nov. 23 against Kansas and the Jayhawks ' present residence in the NCAA Final Four, but it had little to do with KU. " Something wonderful " , as was said in the movie 2010, evolved under the University Activity Center roof. For Sun Devil basketball fans, it may have been as extraordinary as the discovery of life. After all, a rare occurred that many doubted they would see in their lifetimes. ASU had indeed arrived as a basketball program and how. It was not enough that the Sun Devils made the NCAA tournament for the first time in a but ASU proved it there by exiting the tourney with one win under its belt and a new-found respect, recognition and experience from its departing loss. " I ' m proud of my team, " said Coach Bill Frieder, who had compiled a 35-26 in his first two seasons in Tempe. " I ' m proud of the season. These kids have got a terrific experience because they never have been in the NCAA before and now they have something to look forward to next year and something to prepare for over the summer. " The primetime star in the making proved to be Jamal Faulkner more than ever down the season ' s stretch run. In ASU ' s final 12 games, he took senior Isaac Austin ' s role as the team ' s leading scorer and grabbed the nation ' s attention with a career-high game of 29 points and eight rebounds against Arkansas in Atlanta. " It was a good year for us, " Faulkner said. " We ' re not satisfied with the loss (to the Razorbacks), but the experience will help us next time when we get in a situation like this. " Dwayne Fontana, known for his ability to play above his 6- foot-4 frame, moved into the starting lineup for ASU ' s last eight games and averaged 11.5 points per contest, a four-point jump from the previous 22 games. Stevin Smith, a.k.a. " Hedake, " made a name for himself late in the year as the team ' s best ball-pusher on the fast break while adding " unfreshmanlike " cool on both sides of the court. " This (the NCAA tourney) is going to make us work harder in the offseason, " Smith said. " It let us know that we can play on this level. " Atte mpting to make a basket, Lynn Collins breaks through the blocking defense. The Sun Devils lost to the Razorbacks in the NCAA championship. Photo by T J Sokol NCAA bASKETBALL Sokol Guarded closely by the opponent, guard Jamal Faulkner looks for an opening. Faulkner lead the team in scoring for the last 12 games of the season. Talking to the press, Coach Bill Freider discusses their loss. The team went to the NCAA finals for the first time in a decade. Scott Burgus Frozena Jerro said You want to get better at it. " Jerro, who played for the womens basketball team, came to ASU on an athletic scholarship and was a valuable player to team. She said that her COOPERATING WITH personality. I ' m really enthusiastic about playing, " Jerro said. She said she spent most of her time on basketball, but never got sick of it. " I just like to play, " she said. " Once you do it for a long time, you get used to it and you have time for other things. " Jerro had been playing basketball for about ten years and said she felt that it was a " competitive " outlet for her. She added that she enjoyed the sport because of its excitement, fast pace as well as the feeling through teamwork. and cooperating with people, " she said. " I like that. " MEANS style on the court displayed her " aggressive " " The whole idea of teamwork Scott Burgus Looking for an opening, a U of A player is guarded by Michele Cherry. The womens basketball team finished with a .500 record in the Pac. Jumping to make a basket, guard Michele Cherry scores another two points against San Diego. The team finished the season in seventh place. Coming in off the side, sophomore Lisa Salsman attempts to block the shot. The Devils lost nine of their last 12 games in the conference machups. Photo by Scott Burgus Scott Burgus Last year the womens basketball team suffered through a tough second half of the season to finish with a .500 record at 14-14 and a 5-13 record in the Pacific-10, placing ninth. " Last year we were expecting to do well, " Assistant Coach Evelyn Thompson said. " We were too young for collegiate basketball. " The team suffered a season- ending injury to senior Karen O ' Conner, leaving the team an experienced playmaker. " Losing Karen at point (guard) really hurt us, " Thompson said. The women lost 9 of their last 12 games, which were all conference matchups. However, Thompson did note several individual performances. " Lisa Salsman ended the season playing well, " she said. Salsman, the first player off the bench, and a career 50 percent shooter, averaged 12.6 points per game and 7.2 rebounds. " Crystal Cobb was pretty and so was (forward) Jovonne Smith, " Thompson said. Cobb, a guard, led the team in scoring at 13 points per game and assists, while Smith was second in scoring (12.5) and led the team in rebounding with an 8.5 per game average. The inexperience Thompson pointed out came from last years two freshmen, regina Davis and Nikki Thompson. Thompson also said improvement from key players was necessary for next season. " (Forward) Shannon Gridley must give (us) more she said. " Monique was very consistent for us at the center position, but she needs to be a little more aggressive. " Thompson did compliment Nikki Thompson ' s over the off-season. " She ' s steps ahead of last year, " Thompson said. " She has mental toughness that will lead us to more 329 The mens golf team failed to repeat as champions last year, but Head Coach Steve Loy was pleased with his team ' s effort . " Overall, we were as good as we ' ve ever been, " Loy said. " We won six tournaments last year, the same amount as we won the year before when we won the national championship. We were ranked number one throughout the year. " But the squad suffered somewhat of a disappointment at the NCAA Championship in Pebble Beach, California. " It ' s just unfortunate we had one bad day at the NCAA championship, " Loy said. " Being our first tournament round and we got so far behind, we just couldn ' t make it up, but we got close. State ended up winning the tournament and North Carolina finished second ahead of us. " Despite an unfortunate first round in the NCAA tournament, the Sun Devils still finished fourth in 13 out of 15 tournaments. According to Loy, the team still " ended up tied for number one even after the national championship was completed. " Although, the team fell just short of its goal, Loy still spoke of the team ' s effort positively . And the Devils did have some outstanding individual players who received top post-season honors. " We had the player of the year in Phil Mickelson, same as the previous year, " Loy said. " We had three All-Americans on last year ' s team, that being Mickelson, Brett Dean, and Jim Lemon. " Those three, along with Scott Sullivan, Keith Sbarbaro, and Cade Stone last year combined to finish in the top ten 27 times in tournaments that ASU participated in. All except Lemon returned for the 1991-92 season. But Mickelson, a junior, was the key to the Devils ' succ ess. " There ' s no question we have the number one player in the world in Phil Mickelson, " he said. " He ' s won 15 collegiate tournaments in his career, three shy of the all-time record held by Ben Crenshaw. It ' s a coach ' s dream to have a guy like that in the program. " Michelle Conway Surveying the ball ' s position, junior Scott Sullivan assesses the green. Sullivan in the top ten in 27 tournaments. Photo by Michelle Conway HOW YOU PL AY Following through in his swing, Keith Sbarbaro Tapping the ball gently, Phil Mickelson Sbarbaro shows his good form. The Devils successfully completes his shot. Mickelson were ranked no. 1 throughout the year. held the top position with a 69.9 average. Scott Burgu Watching his father swing a golf club " WHEN before his first steps, Phil Mickelson ' s WAS ONE early attentiveness had paid off. " I watched AND A my dad play in our backyard, " he said. " Then HALF... when I was one and a half, he cut down a golf THAT ' S club for me and that ' s when I learned to play. " WHEN After years of practice with his father, I LEARNED he played golf in high school and led his team to the TO state finals. " When we (the team) traveled, I PLAY. always had hopes of catching a good coach ' s eye, " Mickelson said. At ASU, his aspirations came true where he was offered a golf scholarship and became a two-year NCAA individual title winner. Mickelson, a psychology major, was ranked first on the golf team, with a 69.9 average. " I ' m still not sure about what I ' m going to do with my degree after I graduate, but I am planning to go pro, " he said. Michelle Conway When you get to the top, the next challenge is to stay there. Unfortunately, the womens golf team were overun with those unforseen obstacles that plague national champions, forcing coach Linda Vollstedt to rebuild. " Last year was a rebuilding year for us, " Vollstedt said. " We finished in the top 4 in 8 out of the ten tournaments we played in, and we continued our streak of having at least one all-American (on the squad). " That honor went to Tricia Konz. Konz placed in the top 10 in five tournaments. Lynne Mikulas did it four times. Mindy Bono did it twice, and Julie Shephard also had one top 10 finish during the season. The Sun Devil ' s year included top four finishes in the Oregon Invitational in Vancouver, Washington, the Ping Tour Tulsa Invitational, the Bruin Desert Classic in Palm Springs, the Chris in Tucson, the Lady Sun Devil and the Ping Pac-10 Conference Championship in Eugene, Oregon. This would hardly sound like a rebuilding year for most golf programs, except if you played in the Pac-10, which Vollstedt said was probably the strongest all-around conference in the country. Playing in such a competitive conference, Vollstedt was not willing to call the season a failure by any means. " It was a good year, " she said. " We just didn ' t have that to put us over the top. " That " superstar " was Brandie Burton who left ASU after her freshman year to join the professional tour. So to make due without her, the team finished a respectable fourth in the Pac-10 championship. " Since it was a rebuilding year, that made us look forward to next year, " Vollstedt said. Scott Burgus Putting on the green, Senior Mindi Bono sinks the ball. The womens golf team finished in the top four. Teeing off at the eighteenth hole, Tricia Knoz swings with vigor. Konz placed in the top ten of several tournaments. Sighting the putt, Tricia Konz concentrates on the shot. The team finished fourth in the Pac- 10 championship. Photo by Scott Burgus HOW YOU PLAY Scott Burgus Scott Burgus Tricia Konz, a junior business major, started her golf career at age four, following her father, a former club pro, around the golf course. ONE A " I ' d carry a little five-wood and my sister and I would LOT hit balls around, " Konz said. At age eight, FOR she used her love of competition to carry through a long string of tournaments TO MAKE IT and, eventually, to ASU. " My family ' s in Konz said. " I still took a couple of recruiting trips, but I felt that this was the place I MY belonged. We have a great coach, and a lot of touring professionals came from ASU. " Konz said that after she graduated from ASU, she wanted to get her touring card from the Ladies ' Professional Golf Association. " I ' d like to play on tour or pay something back to the game and teach, " she said. " This game ' s done a lot for me. I want to make it a big part of my life. " HOW YOU PLAY Nikk Julien Before she shot her first arrow, Janet Schaffer WANT concentrated on team sports. But after her sister, TO BE an archer herself, suggested Janet try INVOLVED archery, she began a four-year road THE the 1992 Summer Olympics. " I ' m doing OLYMPIC everything I possibly can to make ATMOSPHERE that team, " Schaffer said. " Everything she FOR THE possibly can " included a regimen of weight- REST OF lifting, cardiovascular training and an hour MY LIFE. " of mental imagery each day. " You need to keep your mind strengthened, " she said. " Mental imagery is a confidence builder. It helps you deal with stress. " Schaffer; a senior recreation major, used this mental imagery to become a three-time All-American and the 1990 NCAA Outdoor National Champion. She hoped to remain involved with archery as long as possible. " I ' ll probably shoot for the rest of my life, " Schaffer said. " By playing an Olympic sport, you ' re connected to the Olympic arena. I want to be involved with the Olympic atmosphere for the rest of archery team remains untouchable The Sun Devils repeated a national championship season, last year, winning the U.S. Intercollegiate Archery for the second year in a row. " It ' s another year of trying to stay at the same level, " Coach Sheri Rhodes said. The championship level at which Rhodes tried to keep the Sun Devils consisted of 12 straight national championships for the men, eight of nine for the women and 14 straight for the mixed team. In her fourteen-year tenure, Rhodes had coached 39 national championship teams. The mens (6,206 pts.), womens (5,987 pts.), and mixed (8,243 pts.) teams were all victorious last spring. " We placed four or five in the top 10 and seven in the top 12, " Rhodes said. Archers on the All-America squad were Chad Conner, Jamie Loesch, Tim Huedepohl, Chris Castner, Kris Maskrey, Janet Schaffer, Susan Page and Heather Collins. Conner and Maskrey captured the individual titles, bringing the total to 19 that Rhodes has coached. Rhodes said that the best in the country were to Arizona State ' s winning tradition. This, of course, gave Rhodes advantages in recruiting over her peers. " We have a unique situation here, " she said. " We can pick and choose. We don ' t have to recruit as hard. " Rhodes said her coaching technique emphasized individual successes, including possible spots on the Olympic team. " Quite a few (on the team) have Olympic aspirations, " she said. The team appeared to be untouchable, but Rhodes said she would still get her archers prepared for next year as she had done the 14 previous ones so they would " stay at the present level. " Taking careful aim, Lore Tetford prepares for a bullseye. The archery team won the Intercollegiate Archery Champinshiup for the second year in a row. Photo by T.J. Sokol Henri Cohen Melanie Markwell As a sophomore Paul Bedewi " ' 96 OLYMPICS Bedewi ' s gymnastics routines showed vast TH I N improvement over his freshman year. He attributed 1991 his success to one thing. " I grew up in the (ASU) program, " he said. The native was introduced to gymnastics I SHOULD at age 6 by his father, a former Olympic BE READY gymnast himself. " My dad and coach (Don) BY ' 96. Robinson were friends even before I was born, " Bedewi said. Bedewi, a bio-mechanical engineering major, had some lofty plans for his post-ASU career. " ' 96 Olympics! I think 1992 will be too early, but I should be ready by ' 96, " he said. MENS, GYMNASTICS 337 Concentrating on the style of his Christian Rohde executes a move on the parallel bars. Rohde sustained a hand injury which was a set-back for the team. himself on the still rings, Chris Smith holds his position. Smith ranked in the tipper third globally. T. J. Sokol Propelling himself over the bar, Paul Bedewi competes in a match. The team finished the season in third place in the Pac-10. In the past the top three teams in the Pac meant the top three positions in the country at the end of the season. " ( The 4-Pac championships) is just another gym meet, " said coach Don Robinson. The NCAA championships are always the important meet. " Third in the Pac is most likely third in the nation, " said Robinson. Last season the Sun Devils finished third in the Pac, but they did not occupy any of the top three positions in the after post season play. " We should have been third; we ended up ninth, " said Robinson whose expectations lie in national championships. " We were going strong up until regionals, but the pressure got to us, " said Jody Newman whose as a junior last earned him sixth all around in the country. " It was real disappointing. " " We started out the team, " freshman Geoff Eaton said. " It seemed we were a great team but not a consistent one. We were national contenders. " Fellow gymnast Paul Bedewi put it more mildly. " We basically choked, " he said. Robinson said the hand to Christian Rohde hurt the team as well. Over all individual that Robinson noted were Newman, although he will be limited next season due to a knee injury, Bedewi, Eaton, Kurt Johnson, and Chris Smith from the Virgin Islands who Robinson said was, " in the upper third in the world. " claude jackson Putting the finish on her floor routine, Christine Belotti displays her grace. The womens gymnastics team ended the year tied for eighth in the NCAA. Photo by T J. Sokol women tie for eighth in NCAA A rebuilding year usually meant one long season for the coach. However, last season,the womens gymnastics team brought relative success to coach John Spini. " I thought we had a successful season, " Spini said. " In fact, it was one of our best rebuilding years. " A successful season was nothing new to Spini or to ASU. A Spini-coached team finished outside the top 10 only once in his eleven years at ASU. " We ended up tied for eighth (in the NCAA), " Spini said. Spini boasted this considering he started five freshmen. " We could have even done better if it weren ' t for (an injury to) Christine (Belotti), who did not compete at nationals, " he said. Another reason Spini believed the squad could have done the better for was mat the panel used to judge the gymnasts. The top six seeds were placed in the evening competition, separated from the bottom six who competed in the morning. " In the evening session the crowds are bigger and the judges tend to award higher scores, " Spini said. " It ' s really no fair. " Still, he said,the season was a success as the team finished fourth in the strong Pac-10. " We did finish fourth after a shaky start, and could have easily been last, " Spini said. During the season Spini was quick to point out the two key victories of UofA and Louisiana State. " We beat them (the UofA) on our court, " Spini said. " I think our record is something like 18-1-1 since I ' ve been here. Another big meet was beating LSU. We beat a top 10 school on the road. " Krys Marchitto Tracy Butler, the leader on ASU ' s young gymnastics team, attributed her success last season to a TO diligent weight training program she had during the off-season. " I had one of my better years BECAUSE last year, " she said. " The weight training helped IT HAS me last a little longer (throughout the season). " An AN injury-free season helped Butler EXCELLENT enjoy her finest season as she PROGRAM participated in the all-around competition. She looked to her senior season as her final one in gymnastics, so she wanted to go out with a bang. " I came to ASU because it has an excellent program and to get away from the coldness of Ohio, " she said. " It ' s my last season, and I ' m hopeful we ' ll do even better. " Butler, a nutrition major, wanted to become a registered after her gymnastics career was over. Scott Burgus The softball team ' s of last season over the year before left Coach Linda Wells pleased with the women ' s effort as they challenged for the 6-Pac title. " I thought we had an excellent season, " said Wells. " In particular, our second-place finish in the conference, and only a half game behind the champion (UCLA). " The Sun Devils participated in the NCAA championships, losing to intra-state rival UofA. " We lost to the UofA (in two games) in the regionals and they went on to win the NCAA championship, " Wells said. ASU ended the season ranked fourth in the nation, thanks in part to the play of Rachel Brown, a junior. She was team MVP and made the All- American second team with a team high .368 batting average. " Rachel Brown was our best player, " Wells said. " We also had two conference players of the week in Dawn Wood and Terri Carnicelli who also made all-conference and all-region, " she said. Wood, a sophomore, and Carnicelli, a junior, whose stats were almost identical, including 13-5 records, led the pitching staff with a team 1.29 ERA. ASU ' s team batting average was .269, almost fifty points higher than that of their opponents. Junior Christy Serritella was the only other player to join Brown in the .300 club, batting .323. Wells said she believed the team could maintain its standing. " We graduated five seniors, but we ' re pretty optimistic, " she said. " We return most of our pitching, and the new people show a lot of potential to do well. " HOW YOU PLAY Scott Burgus In assessing her season last year, softball WAS player Cheri Keller gave a brash statement which RALLY many people could construe as arrogant. " I did okay, " she said. Well, maybe not that arrogant. " I was really pleased with last season, " LAST she added. All right, she was down SEASON right modest about it. Still, she did hit close to .270 last season for the Lady Sun Devils. Keller moved from the outfield to third base last season which she said was an " easy shift " for her. Keller was a product of over a decade of summer leagues where she was being recruited at age twelve before she came to ASU. " I ' ve played competitively since I was eight years old, " she said. Scott Burgus Sliding into second base, a UCN player is called safe despite the efforts of Liz Phillips. The Sun Devils won three out of four games against the seventh ranked Wildcats. the ball, infielder Cheri Keller the battle against U of A. Keller batted .270 last season. Hayden Houser Putting the squeeze on U of A, Ann Rowan and Kim Anderson execute a classic play. The softball team ranked fourth nationally. HOW YOU PLAY Scott Burgus Burgus All-American swimmer Richard Tapper, a New " IF I Zealand native, came to Arizona State University upon Am the suggestion of a friend. " My friend CONTENT was already attending ASU and told me about it, " WITH he said. " New Zealand did not have a college MYSELF, specializing in swimming, so I got more I KNOW information on ASU, and here I am. " Tapper has been I ' VE swimming competitively since he waseight years old. DONE " I swim because I am a competitive person GOOD. " by nature, " Tapper said. He added that swimming taught him skills he needed to excel and how to use those in everyday life. A goal Tapper planned to achieve was for the swim team to improve from last year. " I just want my team to do good, " Tapper said. " I know we have the talent and strength to improve. " After college, Tapper planned to try out for the United States Olympic Team, and then attend medical school. " What really matters to me is, I can finish anything and be proud, " Tapper said. " If I am content with myself, I know I ' ve done good. " Caught in mid-air, Rick Sawtell perfects his dive. The team broke 10 school records during the past season. Coming up for air, Jason Blaylock competes in the 200 fly. The team was ninth in the collegiate rankings. Scott Burgus 34 DIVING Scott Burgus swimmers finish in the top ten For the mens swimming team it was not one of those seasons where a team falls just short of its goals. The team expected to improve on its 16th-place ranking of a year before, and it did, vaulting seven places in the collegiate rankings to ninth. " We finished where we felt we belong, " Assistant Coach Barry Schreifels said. Brian Hoffer, another assistant under Coach Ron Johnson, felt the team accomplished not only a short-term goal but a long-term one as well. " It ' s good to be in the top 10, " he said. " It ' s been three years since we were last in the top 10. " During the season, the Sun Devils enjoyed their finest dual meet record at 10-1, with their onlysetback coming at the hands of USC. " We broke 10 school records last year, and Troy Dalby was part of eight of those records, " Johnson said. David Holderbach and Doug King broke the other two records in the 200m backstroke and the 1 0 0 backstroke, N Pushing off the block, the swimmers start the mens freestyle event. Several members of the team made all-american. Photo by Scott Burgus SWIMMING AND DIVING 343 Rounding out the All-American list behind Dalby were Holderbach (200m backstroke), King (honorable mention 200m and 400m backstroke), Keith Dennison (honorable mention 200m and 400m individual , Willy Landmark (800m freestyle relay), Richard Tapper (800m freestyle relay), Eric Wilhelm (800m freestyle relay), Steve Carroll (200m and 400m freestyle relay), David LeBlanc (hon. mention 200m medley relay), Robert Shamosh (honorable mention 400m medley relay), Magnus Eriksson (200m and 400m freestyle and Scott Benesch (200m freestyle relay). Emmanuel Nascimento was All-American in four separate events, and Dalby scored All- American honors in five events and honorable mention in two others. Johnson said he saw a bright future for the team. " I see no reason why we can ' t move forward, " he added. RECORD Scott Burgus Swimming since age three,Heidi Hendricks was excited for this year ' s NCAA championship meet. GOALS records at the Pac-10s, " she said. Hendricks practiced 20 hours a week due to new self-motivated when it comes to NCAA regulations; still, she found she had time to socialize with friends and manage her studies. " I swimming, because there are no role models that I look up to except for myself, " she said. Although there were times when Hendricks said she wanted to give up, she realized that it was only because of temporary frustrations. " When things get really tough, I just keep my goals in focus and then I ' m okay, " she said. Hendricks said that she planned to get a degree in Sociology after her swimming career had reached its plateau. " What really matters to me is achieving the goals that I set for swimming along with my personal life, and that is when I am completely satisfied with myself, " she said. WOMEN SWIMMING AND DIVING 34 Scott Burgus Ploughing through the water, Sarah Wickenberg competes in the 200 fly. Wickenberg placed second in the event. Caught in mid-stroke, junior Heidi Hendricks races in the 200 breast stroke. Hendricks holds the school record in the 50-yard freestyle. Twisting throught the air, Jody McCloughy performs a forward 1 1 2 twist. The team ended the season 13th in the NCAA championships. Photo by Scott Burgus HOW YOU PLAY " This is my last year of swimming and I want to break comes The womens swim team ' s streak of top 10 finishes ended at four last season as they settled for 13th in the NCAA However, Coach Tim Hill said that he still that it was a success. " We were a team beset by a lot ofinjuries and untimely illnesses, " Hill said. " It was the lowest (place) we ' ve been in a while. " However, the NCAA ' s did produce some impressive indi- vidual honors. " We had eight Hill said. " So everyone we took scored (all-American status). It was a good NCAA ' s. " During the season, school records were broken. " We set records in the 500,1000, and 1650 (yard) free(style), " Hill said. However, Hill spoke mainly of the top notch individual success of many of the Sun Devils. This included Heidi Hendricks who held the school record in the 50-yard freestyle. Hill also praised Sun Devil Therese Lundin for her accomplishments during the year. " Therese Lundin finished in the top eight in the world, " Hill said. He added that Lundin stood the best chance of making the Olympics. Hill also said Baukje Wiersma was rated high in the United States collegiate rankings and in Europe. " Graduating senior Nancy Osborne was a three time All- American and three-time academic All-American, " he said. Hill also said Osborne led a team that also excelled in the classroom. " They ' re all very good students, " he said. " They have something like a combined 3.7 grade point average. Very good isn ' t even the word for it. They ' re excellent students. " In the future Hill planed to have the Sun Devi ls back in the top 10. " The NCAA ' s is our primary focus, " he said. " After that is to focus on your best (individual) performance. " 345 WOMENS SWIMMING AND DIVING Over the past three seasons, the ASU mens tennis team has practically grown up together. During the 1990-91 campaign, they finally reached maturity. The Sun Devils, led by Brian Gyetko and Dave Lomicky, won more than 20 matches for the first time in Coach Lou Belken ' s nine-year career at ASU. The squad finished with a 21-9 record, a team ranked eighth and sported the number two- ranked doubles team with Gyetko and Lomicky. Of the Devils ' nine losses, all were to teams ranked in the nation ' s top seven. The season got off to a quick start with a seven-match streak, including two triumphs at the Ryder Invitational in Miami, Fla. After consecu-tive losses to top- ranked Southern Cal, UCLA and Tennessee, the Devils responded with another seven-game streak, including a victory over ASU used two victories over intra-state rival Arizona down the stretch to propel themselves past the 20-win barrier. " We ' ve come a long way as a team, and the 20 wins are nice, " Belken said. " But we measure success in other ways. Desire doesn ' t always show up on pa- per. " The Devils finished with a victory over Kentucky and a loss to number three Stanford at the NCAA Championships in Athens, Ga. " I was real proud of these kids, " Belken said. Preparing to give a smashing forehand, Chris Gambino competes against UCLA. The ASU mens tennis team was ranked eighth nationally. Photo by Henri Cohen With utmost concentration, Dave Lomicky prepares to make a return. The squad finished the season with a 21-9 record, a record for coach Lou Belken. Racing to meet the ball, Dave Lomicky plays against Fresno State. Lomicky along with Brian Gyetko was part of the number two ranked doubles team. HOW YOU PLAY Henri Cohen You name it, he did it. Last year Brian Gyetko repeated as an All-American in CAN ' T BEAT singles and doubles for ASU. No other ASU ASU: performer had done it even once. He was also the Sun THE Angel Player of the Year to COMPETITION, go along with his various high Pac-10 THE BEST honors. " You can ' t beat ASU: the competition (of the Pac-10), the best facilities, and the environment, " Gyetko said. Academic All-American was another feat for this aerospace major. Gyetko, a former Canadian junior national champion, planned to be on the Davis Cup team in Cuba. " After that I ' m going on the (pro tennis) tour, " Gyetko said. MEN TENNIS 347 winning tradition continues with For the womens tennis team, consistency was becoming tradition in Tempe. Under Coach Sheila McInerney, the Devils have racked up seven consecutive winning seasons. In 1990-91, ASU posted a mark of 19-10, a top 10 ranking and a trip to the NCAA Championships in Palo Alto, California. The season started well as the team captured six of their first seven matches. Included in the early run were victories over highly ranked Arizona and Southern California. The Devils were slowed by scheduling during a dry spell. ASU dropped six of nine matches in and March. All six losses were to teams in the top 10. " We had a stretch of ranked teams, but a tough schedule can make you a better team, " McInerney said. ASU ended the season on a roll as they won 10 of their last 12 matches, highlighted by a second victory over rival The season finished at the NCAA Championships with a loss to the Duke Blue Devils. The recipe for success more than just Depth and versatility were also major ingredients of the winning season. ASU boasted a mix of five seniors, two juniors and two sophomores that combined for 99 singles victories. In doubles play, the Devils used 14 different partnerships, resulting in a 51-19 match play record. " This team handled pressure very well, " McInerney said. " All it took was a couple of wins and we got our confidence. " Scott Burgus HOW YOU PL AY Scott Burgus Meredith Geiger, 19, set lofty goals for her ASU career " I ' D both on and off the court. " I want to win an NCAA championship in singles and doubles before my fourth year, " she said. " I also want to come away from college with a diverse and broad education, to where I A could go into any field I ' m interested in. " After playing in several junior-level tournaments, she set her sights on the Pac-10. Geiger, a psychology major, said she wanted to go into either sports psychology or sports medicine to help athletes improve their game. " From my own experience, 90 to 95 percent of sports is mental, " she said. " You have to deal with training, stress and anxiety. I hope to pass on what I ' ve learned to other athletes. " Before she committed her career to helping other athletes, Geiger said she had athletic goals of her own to achieve. " After I turn pro, I ' d like to make it in the big leagues and get in the top 10 or 20, " she said. " Then I ' d really like to win a Wimbledon or a Grand Slam title. " Keeping her eye on the ball, Krista Amend slams her shot across the court. The womens tennis team has had seven consecutive win- ning seasons. Following through, Krista Amend successfully completes her shot. The team ranked in the top ten during the 1991 season. Scott Burgus Preparing to meet the ball, Kristi Jomkosky concentrates on the game. The tennis team finished the season with a record of 19-10. 349 WOMENS TENNIS HOW YOL PL AY Senior Maicel Malone was a distinguished sprinter for ASU, holding several NCAA titles TO DO throughout her college career. " I find running easy, " THE she said. " I work to improve my time, BEST speed, and form. " Malone said she had I CAN trained hard to master the skills she needed to DO excel in track. The 1991-92 season was one she believed would be challenging as well as exciting. " I am excited about this year because this is my last year at ASU, and I want to do the best that I can do in the NCAA meets, " she said. " Also I ' m excited about being nominated for the Woman of the Year Award and going for the Olympic Trials this year. " Malone said that running also opened doors for meeting peo ple and travel. " Track has let me view different countries and network with many people that I would not have been able to encounter if I had just been a regular student, " she said 350 AND FIELD Flying through the air, junior La Shawn Simmons completes her triple jump. Simmons made All-American in 1991. Trying to clear the mark, Shelly Choppa competes in the high jump. The women placed in the top 20 at the NCAA championships. The success of the track and field teams gave Coach Tom Jones another steppingstone in building a national powerhouse for the " We made big improvements (over the season before), " Jones said. The womens team finished third in the Pac-10 and in the top 10 nationally for the second year in a row. The men went from last in 1990 to fifth in 1991 and only three points out of third place. Jones was more emphatic with his team ' s individual at the NCAA National Championships in 1991. the indoor campaign, the women were led by junior Maicel Malone, 400m champion who set an American record of 51.05. Also contributing were Toinette Holmes, fourth in the 400 (tenth all-time mark, 52.95), and Tesra Bester, eighth in the long jump. Dana Jones and Shanequa Campbell joined Malone and Holmes to set American record in the 4 x 400m relay (3:32.46). The mens team had five NCAA All-Americans in the indoor competition. Todd Lewis placed fifth in the 3000m and Nick Hysong, a freshman, was fifth in the pole vault. Senior Ed Lovelace was eighth in the 200m, and contributed to a 4 x 400m relay Racing to beat the crowd, freshman Kynny Carlson takes the lead at the hurdles. The mens track team finished fifth in the Pac- 10. Photo by T. J. Sokol finish with Mike Sulcer, Koech, and three time All- American in the 400m hurdles, Robert Rucker. At the Pac-10 outdoor t hat same foursome set a school record of 3:04.75 to win first place. Malone was a double winner (200m and 400m) for the women, and Kim Toney won the only other individual title in the 800m LaShawn Simmons ' s time of 13.51 at the Pac-10 championships earned her second place. In the sprints, Lovelace posted second in the 200m (20.83) at the Pac-10 championships and Sulcer took third place (20.90). Sulcer also had a fourth place finish in the 100m race with a time of 10.42. Rucker won the 400m hurdles and Hysong took second in the pole vault. " With the Sun Devils on the rise, there will be even more improvement to look forward to in 1992 with the return ofthe NCAA shot put champion, Shane Collins and two-time NCAA hurdle All- American transfers, Tracy Mattes and Ime Akpan, " Jones said. TRACK AND FIELD 351 Henri Cohen HOW YOU PL AY Melanie Markwell Tom Reidy grew up playing badminton in Ireland, playing for the national team since he was 12 years old. " It was a big sport back there just like basketball and football are here in the United States, " he said. Being an athlete Reidy said he admired other athletes such as former ASU football player Nathan LaDuke. " I really admire him because he is only 180 pounds and he is the meanest guy out there, " he said. Reidy said he also enjoyed playing other sports besides badminton, and soccer was his personal favorite. UNITED STATES " " I want to play soccer after my season of badminton is over, " he said. " It ' s something I enjoy to do. " Reidy ' s badminton season was far from being over ,as he aspired to the Olympic games. " I ' m pretty sure I ' m going, but only time will tell, " he said. " It will be an exciting event in my life. " adminton team dominate the notion Badminton may not have been regarded as a very competitive sport, simply because there was no other collegiate program that was able to compete with the Sun Devils. Instead, it was considered a major learning program in developing young badminton players into top players for competition and, the Olympics. " We ' re just considered one of the primary badminton in the country, " Coach Guy Chadwick said. Last year was a typical for Chadwick ' s Devils- national championships for the mens, womens, and mixed teams across the board. ASU also had the men ' s and women ' s titlists: Tom Reidy (the team ' s " highlight player " ) and Jenny Chan. " We completely dominated the collegiate championships, " Chadwick said. Even though ASU had virtually dominated collegiate badminton for the past decade and Chadwick said he saw no end to the dynasty, the challenge was still visible for him. " The for us is you never know what the future brings, " he said. " You can ' t sit on your laurels. We want to continue to better the program. " Chadwick added that the Sun Devils had been able to stay No. one because they landed the top players in the world, fielding an international cast. Recruiting seemed to be simple for Chadwick, because if an individual was rated as one of the best, he or she would often contact Chadwick. " It (recruiting) is a much easier job, " he said. " But a satisfying job because we have to turn away many other great players. " Besides recruiting, the of the administration was another component that Chadwick attributed to keeping ASU at the top. " We can ' t do this without the support by administration, " he said. " Funding enables this thing to occur: to travel, to play, to train. " Chadwick was optimistic about the upcoming season. " I ' m excited, " he said. " We ' d like to make it 10 straight years. " Reaching up to hit the birdie, jenny Chan prepares to send the ball back over the net. Chan was named the womens badminton titlist last year. Photo by Scott Burgus 353 The mens and womens cross country team finished 6th and 8th, respectively, in the Pacific Athletic Conference. On the the mens side, coach Kenneth Lehman said they would have possibly higher if not for redshirting their top runner Todd Lewis. " We redshirted Todd Lewis, naturally, so we weren ' t as strong, " Lehman said. He had two reasons for Lewis out for a year: looking forward to next season with a stronger squad, and to better Lewis ' training. " I think it is only fair to let him mature, " Lehman said. ASU ' s standouts on the men ' s side were Kendall Fink and Mike Frick, both seniors, Tony Hernandez, a junior, and freshman Aaron Scroggins. Fink and Scroggins finished 2nd and 3rd, respectively, at the UTEP Invitational. Hernandez was the Sun top finisher along with Fink at the ASU Invitational. He was also ASU ' s top finisher at the NCAA Region VIII Championship. Frick placed 22nd at the conference champi- onship. Lehman added that the women were equally impressive. " Kelly Cordell and Trish Huffmaster were our top last year, " he said. Cordell, a junior, was the top finisher at the UTEP invitational and second finisher behind Huffmaster, a sophomore, in three other meets. Lehman said Kristin Wellman, a freshman also to the womens team effort. She finished third Huffmaster and Cordell in all four meets. " We were pretty good last year, and we have everybody back, " Lehman said. " Hopefully, we ' ll have a pretty good team, and the Pac-10 is very strong in distance running. Overall, the level is very high. " Pacing her stride, Trish Huffmaster saves her strength for a strong finish. Huffmaster was one of the top runners for the team. Photo by Nariman Firoozye NOW YOU PLAY Scott Burgus Although Todd Lewis was a three-time All-American in cross country and track and placed fifth in the 3000-meter race at the NCAA Indoor 0 Championships, he modestly said his TO most memorable moments did not occur at ASU. t was when I won the state cross country championship as a junior in high school, " he said. Lewis said he started running seriously in eighth grade and continued through his high school years at Mesa ' s Mountain View High School. One of his reasons for attending ASU was because he wanted to stay close to home. " I liked the support I had from the community, and I ' ve always been an ASU fan, " he said. Lewis said he enjoyed the time he spent as a member of the cross country team, and especially the travel that was involved. " I like being able to go around and compete and learn a lot about the sports world, " he said. " I hope to go over to Europe and compete during the summer. " Tom Hershey Putting the finishing touch on a chant, Rick Meyer, Lucine Toroyan, Jon Apt, Ed Stock and Mary Ann Robinson work hard to get the crowd excited. The squad had a big responsibility to incite the crowd and help contribute to the spirit of the teams. Precariously keeping her balance, Mary Ann Robinson and Jon Apt display strength for the fans. The cheerleaders practiced often to keep up their skills. Photo by Tom Hershey ' cheer squad helps build enthusiasm The cheerleaders consisted of two squads: Junior Varsity and Varsity. Each squad consisted of 12 members, with a majority ofwomen but there were also 10 men who wore the maroon and gold. The squads had a new cheer coordinator in Lynn Sauve- Seeger. " I work in the Athletic Department so they asked me if I would take the job, " Sauve- Seeger said. " I work as a liaison between the squads and the Department. It ' s a lot of fun. " Sauve-Seeger ' s job didn ' t stop there. She had to order all the uniforms for the cheerleaders, keep track of promotions and make sure that the members them, and made their travel arrangements to the away games, traveling with the squad. " The varsity goes to all away football games and some of the basketball games, but everyone cheers at the home games Sauve- Seeger said. Kalahi Martinez was last year ' s head captain, in charge of the 24 by cheerleaders. " The time commitment to being a cheerleader is a lot but I enjoy it, " Martinez said. Both squads knew the same cheers and dances and performed the task of leading the crowds in chants and cheers. The were usually held later at night and consisted of reviewing what the cheerleaders already knew in order to keep their skills at top level for the upcoming games. The cheerleaders kicked off each home football game by leading the team and marching band out of the tunnel to keep Sun Devil spirit high the entire contest. " When the team is behind, it ' s your duty to liven up the crowd, " Martinez said. " If they react to us then the team gets pumped up from the enthusiasm. " FUN Balancing on the edge of the fence, Sparky tries to entice the crowd. Sparky many antics to get the crowd rowdy and involved in the game. Photo by Scott Burgus goal is 358 By ByBee With the help of faculty and graduate students, Sports Psychology Services developed into a program oriented toward enhancing the performance of collegiate athletes. The counselors taught relaxation often through imagery, that was aimed at helping the student athlete focus and concentrate. They discussed team goals, the importance of team membership and group dynamics when working with entire teams. Steve Goldston, a graduate assistant with the department, said the counselors worked not only with athletes but also with any group affiliated with athletics, such as the cheer squad. " The services we provide are focused on performance enhancement, " he said. " We help the athlete improve through mental training. " Funded through ICA, the program its support from the athletic depart Taking part in a stress test, Landon Napoleon is pushed to perform so that doctors can try to help enhance his abilities. Student athletes were encouraged to seek help from school sponsored sports psychologists when they needed improve their skills. Photo by Scott Burgus ment. Originally started by faculty including Dr. Darwin Lender, a psychology professor, the program existed in different forms and survived budget cuts in order to provide a valuable service to collegiate athletes. However, Goldston said that there remained a " stigma " attached that the counselors had yet to overcome. " Many people still have the ' shrink ' idea, " he said. " They are not aware of the performance enhancement side of things. " The attitude about sports psychologists may have been changing, thanks to the successes the psychologists said they accomplished. The counselors assisted the student athlete with everything from performance enhancement to personal concerns that they may have had. " I think (the athletes competing in) Olympic sports are more educated about these things, " he said. PSYCHOLOGY 359 Decked out in their maroon and gold attire, ASU fans could have been spotted from a mile away, Coming from far and wide, many looked forward to ASU sporting events, Tanya Hunt, a justice studies said she sow the games as a way to socialize other students. " We go to sports events get of the house, " she said. " Also ' s a form cheer on our Sun Devils, Emily Martz ' s cousin, Troy Martz was Sparky does his push-ups. It ' s funny. " From football games to track meets, many fans tried to give their full support. Tracee Hall, a liberal arts major, said she enjoyed attending the games. " I like sports in g eneral, " she said. " I like to go to the ASU sports, rather than watch them on TV, to show my support for the teams A big day for Sun Devil fans was the annual Fan Day. This day featured the football team, cheerleaders and Sparky. Fans were able to get their pictures taken with the players and coaches. on the football team. " I like to watch my cousin play a lot, " Martz said. " I know they will beat U of A this year. " Fan Day was also a chance for kids to meet their idols on the football team, many of whom said they looked up to the Sun Devils. " I want to play on the ASU football team when I get older, " seven-year-old Kevin Busby said. " I love Sparky, too. I really enjoy when A positive influence by the fans may have seemed to change the outlook of a game. Whether the team was winning or losing , the true fans tried to show their support. Kimberly Merck, a pre-med said sporting events brought students together. " The sports functions at ASU generate a lot of spirit, " she said. " The student sections really help the students get involved. " Scott Burgos Showing enthusiasm for the team, students cheer at the Utah game. A separate section was designated for students which helped the fans get more involved. Wearing footballs on their heads Tim Fattig, George Canellis Bryan Carter Murry Banderman and Mark Kramer cheer on the football team. Many students would dress up and paint- their faces to show spirit. Photo by Scott Bingos how far will athletes go to be best? story by jennifer decarvalho photo by Craig valenzuela these people risk their careers and lives as well? strongest an fastest seemed to be a major factor for athletes o confront, but the dangers involved certainly evident, looking at the amount coverage it has received in today ' s media. Many esorted to healthy alternatives such as protein supplements, as all team members underwent yearly drug tests in addition to two random tests given by the NCAA. owever it only enhances strength, not Parnell Charles said. Charles was a sophomore fullback for the football team. This pressure could sometimes be fueled by strength require coaches, but not as long as were kept clear and within context. Dr. Steven Zonner, an ASU sports physician, said that there was a temporary decline of steroid usage. " But, as long as always be steroid use, " he added. tenessee Penn State (11-2), ranked number six in the AP Poll, beat up on the number 10-ranked Volunteers of Tennessee(9-3) 42-17 at Fiesta Bowl XXI New Year ' s Day, despite being outplayed in almost every statistical category. The game was decided in a span of eight minutes that included five unanswered touchdowns by the Nittany Lions. Only ASU had won as many Fiesta Bowls as Penn State (5), and nobody has a better percentage than a Joe Paterno coached team because Paterno had never lost at Tempe. Trailing 10-7 late in the third quarter, Penn State ' s TD- fest began. There were three strikes by quarterback Tony Sacca, and a short touchdown scamper by runningback Richie Anderson. In the middle of all this, even the defense managed to put some points on the scoreboard as backer Reggie Givens, the game ' s most valuable defensive player, caught a fumble by Tennessee quarterback Andy Kelly in mid- air and returned it 23 yards for a touchdown. Since the ball never touched the ground, the officials later ruled the turnover as an interception. Despite his Volunteers ' 441- 226 advantage in yardage, Coach Johnny Majors saw his team collapse after dominating the first half. After the first half, it seemed unusual that Penn State was still even in the ball game. Kelly threw at will in the first 30 minutes to his main target, junior Carl Pickens, who already had 100 yards in receiving in the first half- but none in the crucial second half. Running back James Stewert paced the Volunteers ' rushing attack by gaining 86 yards, tops among runners for both teams. All in all, Tennessee gained 324 yards in the first two and Penn State managed just a meager 59 yards. The start of the second half looked as it was going to be much of the same. Kelly opened the second half scoring with a 40-yard pass, but the rest of the half was all Lions. When Penn State ' s flashy wide receiver 0. J. McDuffie returned a punt for 39 yards inside Tennessee ' s territory, the blitzkrieg was underway. McDuffie, voted the game ' s most valuable player, also led Penn State in with four catches for 78 yards. Making a fast break, the Tennessee running back outmaneuvers Penn State lineman Brett Wright. Sixth ranked Penn State was victorious over 10th ranked Tennessee. Photo by Sean Openshaw OLYMPIC The United States Olympics was a dream for many athletes, but what if that dream finally came true? Doug Newstrom and Tod Steverson were both baseball players and Olympic hopefuls. Newstrom, a first baseman and pitcher, had played baseball since he was five years old. " Baseball is fun, " he said. " I tried football and basketball, but I liked baseball the best so I went for it. " He also said he had many people that he admired in professional baseball, including Will Clark. " I like the way he plays, " Newstrom said. " He makes a lot of money and has a lot of inner confidence. Some people even say I have his swing. " Steverson was another Olympic hopeful, who had been playing baseball since he was nine years old. He also mentioned many role models in professional sports. " I especially admire Darryl Strawberry because he grew up around where I did, and I view him as being very intelligent as well as being a very good athlete, " Steverson said. " He is also a very good baseball player and very motivated in this professional sport. " Steverson also said he had a lot of determination and motivation, and that his education was the most important thing to him. " I play baseball just for fun, " he said. " I believe in work ethic and baseball has taught all of that and more. I need security beyond what I do as an athlete, so I want my degree in communications. " The motivation of a degree and the talent of being a good athle te were contributing factors to Steverson ' s Olympic chances. " I have a pretty decent chance of going to the Olympics and it is a great honor to do something for my country, " he said. The dream of going to the Olympics had come true for swimmer David Holder, who had been swimming since 1981. " My motivation comes from just wanting to play the sport and enjoying it, " Holder said. Holder attended the 1988 Olympics representing France. " I only placed 21st in the competition, but in this Olympics I want to really get involved and try hard, " he said. Winding up for a fast ball, Doug Newstrom, an Olympic hopeful, plays during ASU ' s season. Collegiate athletes who were headed for the Olympics used season play to help refine their skills. Photo by Scott Burgus kim kann MAGIC RETIRES 388 OAKLAND FIRE 395 The events in the news Guess what? It ' s ASU ' s answer to high fashion. 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Associated Press Clarence Thomas ' nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court was delayed by allegations of sexual harrassment. Even after controversial hearings, the Thomas nomination was confirmed. HARRASSMENT Appointment Postponed When Clarence Thomas was nominated to the Supreme Court last year, his seemed certain. Thomas, 43, had emerged from a poverty-stricken Southern background to become a federal appellate judge. However, the certainty seemed to disappear when Anita Hill, a University of Oklahoma law professor, alleged Thomas had sexually harassed her when they worked together at the Department of Education ' s Office of Civil Rights and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Hill told the Senate Judiciary Committee of Thomas ' alleged sexual boasts, of acts in pornographic films he saw, and his asking her out for dates, while Thomas denied all charges. Millions of Americans viewed the hearings where Thomas was finally confirmed by the Senate. 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Yeltsin, President of the Russian Republic, led the popular resistance to the coup and emerged as a powerful leader in the new political picture of the Soviet Union. Yeltsin proposed a new commonwealth of independent states which would unite the three Slavic republics: Russia, the Ukraine and Byelorussia. The three contained approximately three-fourths of the Soviet Union ' s 290 million people and were in possession of the majority of its economic powers. It was uncertain whether Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev would play any type of leadership role in the new union, since his power decreased significantly since the coup. In mid-December, the decided to officially dissolve the Union, with Gorbachev stepping down at the first of the year. — By Kristina Bybee Associated Press Russian President Boris Yeltzen waves the new Russian flag to an enthusiastic crowd. To protect his safety, bodyguards held bulletproof shields in front of Yeltzin. 380 Bowman, Bowman, Lisa Bowma n, Scott Boyd, Jean Roza, Brad Braden, Jerry Bradley, Kevin Bradley, Percy Bradley, Scott Brady, Stephanie James Brass, Adam Braston, Braxton, Theo Breck, Thomas Bridges, Jill Brillman, Robyn Laura Britton, Daniel Dave Jim Brooks, Browen, Brandon Ken Brown, James " Bing " Brown, Karen Ken Brown, Michelle Brown, Mike Brown, Rachel Brown, Reed Brown, Todd Browne, Kevin Bruning, Margaret Brustmann, Elisabeth Bruzzano, Jennifer Bryant, David Bucci Jennifer Buchannan, Sharlise Buckley, Shannon Budd Chris Buechel, Robert Kathy Buhl, Rebecca Buley, Jerry Burgdorfer, Heidi Burgot, Adrian Burgus, Scott 50, 147, Burke Chris Amy Burlakoff Christa Burr Maggie Burrell, Dennis Burrows, DJ Burtless Samantha Burton, Brandie Burton, Melodie Busby, Kevin Butler, Tracy Butran, Ruth Bybee, Kristina Byers, Cindy Byrd, Tami Caceres, Veronica Calabresi, Calhoun Callar Christopher Calvin Christy Ryan Brett Campbell, Fredrick Campbell, " Rachel Campbell, Shanequa Canellis, George Canes, Ana Canez, Lisa Esther Capobres, Lydia Andrea Carbajal, Cindy Carberry, 179 287 147 78 179 283 418, 420 179 280 179 283 79, 81 50 179 332 147 360 339 263 419 264 57 179 179 179 25 56 57, 286 80 128 179 287 351 360 81, 56 179 56 56 179 79 147 51 83 288 304 275 83 276 53, 70 78 275 147 308 57 296 179 179, 268 179, 263 147 78 25 301, 321 102 268 276 113 72 50, 147 53 98 70, 340 179 87 147 59, 99 263 218 147 72, 147 81 50, 179, 419, 420 71 Cardello, Jeff 180 Cardenas, Vincent 52, 180 Cardiff Matthew 180 Carlovsky, 53 Carlson, Kathryn 147 Carlson, Kynny 351 Carlton, 147 Carmer Todd 180 Carnicelli, Terri 340 Paul 50 Carr, Karen 180 Carrett, Rick 280 Carrol, Robert 147 Steve 343 Carroll, Timothy 180 Scott 180 Carter, Amy 78 Carter, Bryan 360 Carter, Sarah 147 Priscilla 107 Cartner, Christopher 52 Cartright, Paula 180 Caruss, Renee 50, 180, 419 Carvalho, David 73 Carver Christine 147 312 Casey, Mikey 271 Cassidy, James 180 Castner, Chris 335 Castrio, Lizett 56 Cosy, Lillian 52, 107 Cavanangh, Melissa 275 Celada, Roberto 147 Chadwick, Guy 353 Chae, Chin 287 Chamberlain, Michael 86 Chamberlin, Tammy 100 Chambers, Peter 147 Chan, Fung Yee Polly 147 Chan, 353 Chancey, TOM 276 Chang, Frank 180 Charles, La Shawn Charles, Parnell 309, Charlie, Karla Chavata Chavez, Banjie Chen, Edwin Cheng, Siu Hung Cherry, Michele Cheswick, Robert Chin, Jeff Choe, Chin Choi, Nanny Chong, Boris Chong, Cindy Choppa, Shelly John Choudhery, Asif Christ, Dane Christensen, Barbara Melissa Chung, Frank Kimberly Ciolli, Clancy, Nathan Clark, Clark, Ryan Clark, Steven Clark, Will Clarke, John Clarke, Yvette Clay, Kevin Cleary, Debbie Clement Michael Clemons, Kristen Cline, Todd Clinger, Cathleen Clinton, Ang Clister, Christine Clung Clytus, Donald 316 312, 363 264 58 273 295 57 147 328 147 288 82 82 147 264 351 59, 91 147 147 147 147 82 57 147 220 100 180, 238 278, 280 180 367 292 57 270 69 268 180 103 147 181 292 82 57, 181 Coakley, Phil 103 Cobb, Crystal 329 Cocarun, Red 297 Coellar, Tabatha 52 Coffin, Jared 147 Cofflio, 276 Coggon, Brian 147 Stef 27 Cohen, Caroline 72 Henri 50, 419 Cole, Morgain 90 Cole, Stacy 268 Colette, Dawn 280 Collins, Brian 283 Collins, Heather 57, 148, 335 Collins, Ken 50 Collins, Lynn 325, 327 Collins, Shane 351 Collinsworth, Curtis 148 Collyez, Brian 295 Rob 287 Como 181, 268 Concors, Jeffrey 148 Conner, Chad 335 Constande, Carrie 52 Contreras, Cathy 52 Contreras, 52 Conway, Michelle 181 Cook, Jeff 276 Cooper " Robert 148 Cooper, 57, 128 Coor Lattie 42, 57 Corbin, David 275 Cordell, Kelly 354 Cordona, Don 52 Core, Sean 181 Cornelius, 181 Nick 148 Coro, Paul 148, 419 Coronado, Elena 79 Coronado, Maria 181 Corr, Dan 276 Corti, Dave Cortina Deborah Costelle, Cota Skyler Cotney, Walter Coughlon, Sean Countryman, Ken Courtney, Anglo Courtney, Martha Covey, Kelly Cox, Cindy Cox, Phillip Craft Jennifer Crane, Trevor Cranford, James Seth Crawford Cree, Jeff Crippen, Adam 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Digregorio, Dillon, Carolyn Dilner, Dimas, " Reynaldo Dinardi Darlene Dirrim Dixon, Vincent Djatschenko, Dlabnik, Robert Doan, Tommy Dobson, Kevin Dodge, Chee Dodson, Jim Doing, Scott Dolce, Frank Dominguez, Robyann Dong, Donnelly, Dave Doots, Don Dosier, Tod Dotts, Don Dougherty, Robert Douglas, Bobby Douglas, Douglas, Michelle Douglas Shaw Doveau, Damian Dowden, Joan Doyle, Chad Doyle, Jonathan Drange, Ed Driscoll Christopher Dubenstein, Jill Andrew Duellman, Kasia Dugan, John Duncan, Martin Dunklee, Dave Dupster, Mark Dwiggins, Jeremy Eagan, Marty Eaton, Geo Ebert, Karin Ebert, Marlon Sigrid Ebner, Sean Eckel, Mike Eddy, Tina Edward, Coleman Edwards, -Ryan Ehmann, Kurt Eickenberg, Peter Elliot, John Elliot, Pamela Elliot, Tammy Elliott John Elliott Matt Ellis, Lara Ellswig, David Elthie Gary Emerson, Mike Emi Barbra Eng, Daniel Enriguez, Elenor Adam Epstein, Michael Epston, Michael Erforsd, Erickson, Gregory Eriksson, Magnus Espara, Misa Jerry Renee -Espinoza, Todd Esposito, Eddie 79 Esquival, Barbara 102 Esslinger Mike 107 Estrada, Mona 183, 287 Euing, Darren Evanishyn, Kevin 183 Evans, Aileen 337 Evans, Kathy 183 Evans, 186 Evans, Stephanie 149 Evant, Stephanie 186 Deborah 56, 70 Eyre, Melissa 186 233 Falivene, Pete 57 149 Farooq, Mubashar 321 Farzam Maziar 78 Fattig, Tim 52 280 52 102 186 149 127 186 186 292 186 151 186 283 186 151 360 186 327 292 187 48 101 68 58, 187 266 78, 187 79 287 127 288 82 187 151 73 52 228 187 354 187 283 Associated Ness Well-known television star, Michael Landon, died of pancreatic cancer during the summer. He was best known for his traditional family values and his inspiring roles. LANDON LEAVES Highway To Heaven 1991 marked the passing of actor Michael Landon, who died last summer after a bout with pancreatic cancer. Landon was best known for his roles on " Bonanza " , " Little House on the Prairie " and " Highway to Heaven " , of which the latter two series were his own creation. He often said that he felt the shows he created should emphasize traditional family values, which was in stark contrast to his own painful childhood, where he endured emotional neglect from his mother. Landon, 54, was by his wife, Cindy, and nine children. Landon was remembered at his memorial service with a poem he wrote for a " Little House " episode: " Remember me with smiles and for that is how I will remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don ' t remember me at all. " By Marlene E. Naubert 186 186 280 240 186 296 233 59, 83 52 90, 186 419 86 275 149 186 343 56 149 52 149 220 Feldman, Jonathan Felker, Kitty Felkins, Tiffany Fellet, Sean Ferber, Melanie Ferguson, Dawn Ferguson, Jane Fernandez, Frank Fernandez, Mighuel Fernandez, Tamara Fetherwqolf, Bob Fiandaca, Anthony Fictum Paul Figueroa, Paul Allan Fimbres, Abedon Finalyson, Finch, Shannon Fink, Kendall Finkelstein, Judd Finney, Drake 59 Faulkner, Donald 149 Faulkner, Jamal 324, 326, 149 Feingold, Debbie ARABS UNITE Peaceful Negotiations The second week of November marked the historic meeting between Israel, supporters and surrounding Arab nations. For the first time in history, all parties sat together in one room, setting the stage for peace negotiations. The three-day peace conference was held in Madrid, Spain, with the United States and the Soviet Union mediating. U.S. Secretary of State James Baker was as the intermediary between the groups during the eight-month drive to bring Israel and its adversaries together to work out a plan for peace. The conference was called a success by those who participated. Territorial changes were discussed, but no official concessions were made by any of the participants. A second phase of negotiations were planned; however, no date or location was set. By Heather Nunn Associated Press Taking a break on the steps of the Royal Palace, President Bush, Mikhail Gorbechev and other world leaders meet the press. The talks were hosted by the Soviet Union and the United States. Fischer, Hilary 187 Fish, James 151 Fisher, Kelvin 310 Fitzgerald, Brian 59, 99 Fleck, Anmdy 107 Fleck, Casey 187 Fleck, Hilary 187 Flecker Margo 265 Fletcher, CJ 98 Fletcher, Melanie 280 Flood, Kelli 187 Flores, Christina 263 Flores, Cruz 52 Fogel, Kyle 68 Fogel, Suzanne 102 Fontaine, Brian 151 Fontana, Dwayne 326 Ford, Lisa 280 Ford, Sean 288 John 288 Fortier, Cheryl 34, 35 Fossey, Heidi 151 Foster, Angela 263 Frank, Matthew Frankie, Colleen Franklin, Jennifer Fraser, Tina Fredrik, Tonya Free, Kevin Freeman, Kyle Fret, Cynthia Frey, Fran Frick, Mike Frieder, Bill 324, 325, 326, Friedman, Keith Friedman, Todd Fruitman, Jason Fry, Jeremy Fry, Michael Fuentes, Darrell Fulsom, Rachele Fnnicello, Funk-Harvey, Shelley Gabriel, Bob 86 Kevin 310 Galindo, Oscar 81 188 98 283 69 346 71 188 52 188 90 102 151 188 276 53, 70 218 16, 17 16 Foti, Kim Fox, Joey 292 101 50 128 295 100 151 187 69 354 327 101 151 283 101 187 187 187 187 151 Gallagher, Daniel Gallagher, Shannon Galligan Krista Gallo, Frank Gambino, Gan, Andrew Garbarino, Barry Garcia, Bobbie Garcia, Juan Gardner, Al Gardner, Josh Garner, Bryce Garrison, Sally Garry, Scott Gartrell, Darlene Alison Gatt, Matt 419 Gatt Mike 384 INDEX fl- CA Gattorna, Andy Gaut, Mia Geiger Angela Geiger Meredith Geiger Michael Geisler, Gelb, Lisa Geneeha, Rudy Genovese, Scott Gentile, Kristen George, Susan Gerbis, Nick Giammari, Mike Taylor Giannani, Aron Gibbons, Kevin Gibbons, Todd Gibson, Charlene Gibson, Justin Gil, Gilbert Dena 59, Gilchrist, Ron Gill, Daphne Gilligan, Tom Gillman Margo Gillowey, Daniel Giovegendi, Dave Girdaukas, Sean Givans, Julie 58, 59, Glas, David Glenn, Wendy Gobbert, Matthias Godbehere, Gina Goddard, Ann Gold, Al Goldberg, Laurie Golden, Amy 48, Goldie, Mark 56, 69, Goldie, Tom 49, Goldstein, Ellyn Goldston, Steve Goldthwaite, Joanna Goldwater, Gomez, Damian Gonner, John Gonzales, Armida Gonzales, Candace Gonzales, Marty Gonzales, Steve Gonzales, Steven Gonzales, Gonzalez, Bob Gooding, Denise 51, Goodman, Mike. Goods, Michelle Gootman, Gordon, Len Gorman, Matt Gossen, Candace Gotus, Brian Goufried, Alona David Mindi 300, Gowing, Michael Grachor Dana Graham, Tobias Gregg Granata, Tat Gray, Dave Green, Kadina Green Patrick Green, Steven Green, Teddi Greene, Kimberly Greenmyer, Laura Shannon Griffin Fred Grivev, Alan Gross, Cheryl Gross, Robin Grossgold, Peter Groth, Andy Grenberg, Grubb, Geoffrey Eric Gruver, Alan Guardola, Keira Guerro, Christine Guilet, Nicole Guiley, Keith Guilford, Eric Gunderman, Anne Gustafson, Amy Gutierrez, Brisa Gutirrez, Debbie Guy, Karla Guyton, Lauren Gwarda Dave Gyetko, Brian Haag Jason Hackiencz, Becky Haggard Hale Karen David Hall Margo Hall, " Rich Hall Stephanie Hall, Tracee Marla Halverrson, Scott 5C Halverson, Meg Hamilton Tamara Hammeron, Chris Bill Dan Mike Haney Brian Hanny, Adam Hanson, Arthur Hanson, Jeffrey Haque Ashim Shatil Rudy David Harden, Jana Hardy, Cornelius Hardy, Kelly Hardy, LoraLynn Hardy, Michele Harman, Harmin John Harnisch, Jill 50, 151, Scott Harper, Mary Harris, Brad Charles Harris, John Harris, Kathleen Harris, Michael Ryan Scott Harrison, LuTonya " Ronald Hart, Chip Hart, Tracy Hartley, Brian Yuniarto Hartono, Harry Hartwig, Andrea Hartzler Darrin Harvey, Bill Hasbher, Dave Kalin Haverly, Mark " Rachel Kyle Randy Hawley, Michelle Hayden, Kimberly Hays, JD Heaton, Mike Hebda, Scott Height, " Ralph Heikkinen Matt Helfrich Jennifer Helman Buster Helowicz, Andrea Travis Wendy Henderson, David Hendricks, Heidi Henry Jenifer Henry, Lorie Gene Christine Hernandez, Annalisa 50, 191, 418, Hernandez, Ernesto I Hernandez, Tony Herrick, Vicki Hershey, Tom Hessel, Elizabeth Hestenes, Anna Hightower Hiatt, Hickert, Annie Hidenrick, Wendy Jason -Hilgers , Mark Douglas Hill, Hill, Lisa Hill, Stephen Hill, Tim Himes Darius Hincha, Melissa Marcia Christi Hitchon, Matt Hobart, Billy joe Hodges, Craig Hodges, Stephen Hoffer, Brian Ben Jasion Troy Alan Dwight Holder, David David Holland, Brian Kim " Robert " Rex Holmes, Flory Holmes john Holmes, Toinette Erik Holtz, Kelly Honne, Hopkins, David Hopkins, Erin Horak, Kristel Brett Mika Horn, Tina Lou Asif Howes, " Ryan Hoy, Sean Hsin-Yi Chien Shenghwa Huah Vincent Huang, Tammy Heather Tim Huestis " Robert Trish Hughes, Tammy Hughes, Tim Bill Hume, Scott Craig Lloyd Hunt, Tanya Jerald Hunter, Torey Jonathan Kwi Hysong, Nick Ibella, Chad Idorez, Jodi Sarah Heather Delia Infield, La Vada Glen Ingersoll, Paul GIen Ray Chisako Nancy Brandi Issacson, Mike, Jeanine Gerald Jackson, Claude 192, Jackson, Kara Jackson, Tami Jackson, Wanda Jacob, Jordan Jacobs, Pete Jacoby, Kenneth Jain, Pushman Martha Dave Janick, Joseph Jannasch, Angel Jason Jason, Baehr Jaya, Tory Jediny, Robert Jeffers, Dan 360 24, 153 307 68 57 351 275 283 192 153 192 153 153 292 87 101 192 264 292 98 99 292 419, 420 282 221 192 283 102 192 280 153 69 153 48 68 218 2465 52 192 287 Jeng Hasdten Jenkin, Ginger Jensen, Danielle Jernigan, Jerro, Frozena Vishal Jin Mi Jionse, Candi Johnie, Erich Johnson, Johnson, Blanche Johnson, Brad Johnson, Dave Johnson, Don Johnson, Eric Johnson, Jennifer Johnson, Jessica Johnson, Kevin Johnson, Kurt Johnson, Johnson, Mandy Johnson, Ron Johnson, " Roxanne Johnson, Tifaanie Johnson, Traci Karen 292 292 271, 277 419 328 192 192 262 102 192 72 276 275 102 153 292 264 192 337 192 268 343 100 322 419 223 Associated Press Jeffrey Dahmer enters the courthouse in Milwaukee to deliver his plea of guilty but insane. Dahmer was being tried for the murder of 15 young males. INSANITY Plea Bargaining A true horror story unfolded in July when police arrested Jeffrey L. Dahmer, a 31- year-old Milwaukee man after they found parts of more than 10 human bodies in his apartment. Dahmer, convicted in 1989 of sexual assault, confessed to killing 11 people and told police he had drugged and his victims. Police searched Dahmer ' s apartment and found three human heads in a refrigerator, a vat containing three torsos and photogra phs of dismembered bodies. According to a story in The Arizona Republic, Dahmer ' s lawyer, Gerald Boyle, said that Dahmer was sorry for " all the heartache he caused, " and " Now is the time to be honest. " " He [Dahmer] gave no sign he was in any kind of activity of this kind, " Department of Corrections Spokesman Joe Scislowizc said. — By Jody Halverson INDEX RETIREMENT Virus Detected On Nov. 7, basketball legend Magic stunned the world when he announced that he had tested positive for the HIV virus, the virus which was usually associated with the AIDS virus. The former Los Angeles Laker immediately announced his from the National Basketball after the disclosure at a press Johnson learned he carried the virus after a physical required by his life insurance company. Response to Johnson ' s announcement came quickly. Concern was expressed by many people concerning the health of Johnson ' s wife, Cookie, who was expecting the couple ' s first child. She had tested negative for the virus. Johnson said that he would become a spokesperson for the HIV virus, which would result in something positive coming from his condition. By Marlene E. Naubert Associated Press Basketball legend Magic Johnson tested for positive for the HIV virus. The LA Laker campaigned for AIDS awareness and safe sex. Jolly, Traci Jomkosky, Kristi Kelly Jones, Anrew Jones, Dana Jones, Frank Jones, Jones, Jennifer Jones, Lonnie " Rebecca Jones, Stephanie Jones, Jones, Joplin, Megan Joy Bernardio Juhasz Attila Julien Nikki June, Brandon Bear Jung, Larry Jungersen, Eric Justice, Molly Christa Kaan, Kim Kagen Keith Kalemba, Christa Kalsih, Alsion Kaneshiro, Slade Kaser, Patrick Kavan, Bill Kayer Denise Keats, Ron 28, Keegan, Kate Keene, Gordon Keiselbach, Keith, Patrick Keller, Cheri Kelley, Shara Kelly, Connie Kelly, Michael Kelly, Mike Kelly, Pamela Kennedy, Lyndsey Kennedy, Mark Jeff Kerezman, Pamela Keri Kersell, Lari Kersey, Ketheesan, Kay Kexel, David Kidwell, Samantha Kiermayr, Kiermayr, " Robert Tracey Kim, Do-Hung Kwqang Kim, Song Hun Kim, Young Kimer, Heather Nancy King, Doug King, 50, 90,15 Kinzie, Karen Kipp, Kirkpatrick, Kirsch, Christina Kissel, Kristen Kistner, Klayman, Gary Klien, Matt Klina, Rosa Kline, Michael Klotz, Sandi Kludt, Cindy Knapp, Julie Knoll, Laura Knop, Knowles, Jerry Knox, Knoz, Knudsen, Christine Kobert, Kirk Kobeyki, Koch, Ron Koech, Thomas Koines, Al Kokos, Michele 10 Konz, Tricia Kostlan, Steve Kotzyba, " Renate Kozut Jason Krabach, Lucy Kraidler, Lisa Krake, Bradley Kramer, Jason Kramer, Mark Krause Joy Kregman Jonathan Krigers, Lynda Kroloff, Reed Kropiewnicki, Michael Kruger, Carmen Kruger, Eric Krugerud, Scott Kubasko, " Rob Kubes, Ann 10 Kurilec, Michelle Ann Kurpnick, Missy Kurr, Diane Kuyck, Dave Kuzel, Michael Kyer Suzanne Lachmanan, Lackjo, Greg ' LaFrance, Bob Lambert Tony Lan, Land, Derrick Landers, Gina Landmark, Willy Landrum, Jenita Lange, Curtis Langford, Langfords, Jeff Lanin, Coleen Pete Largo, Hoskie Larios, Victor Larkin, Juliemn Kurt 306, 3 Lauderback, Sheri Lautent, Sophie Lavole, Chris Lawrence, Kate 78, Lawton, Tricia Le, Kim Le, Lan LeBlanc, David Ledbetter, Jill " Robert Ledvind, Elizabeth Lee, Dodie Lee, Leroy Lee, Maren Lee, Suzanne Lee, Tsung-Sum Lee, Victor Licis, Mike Legg, Phillip Lehman, Kenneth Leis, Lele, Deepa Lenard, Jim Lencycki, David Lender, Darwin Lentz, Kathie Lentz, Leon, Melissa Leonard, Leonard, Shannon Lesselyoung, David Leung, Henry Jill Leverson, Erik Levine, Levine, Sara Levy, Aaron Levy, Joshua Lewis, Any Lewis, Michael Lewis, Scot Lewis, Todd Li, Julie Lindstrom, Fred Lindstrom, Laura Lippman, John Listler Patty Little, Joslyn Littman, Jack Livinston, Steve Lock, Ke lly Locker, Joe Loesch, Jamie Lomax, Carmen Lomicky, Dave Lomonaco, Paula Long, Eric Long, Miles Long, Theron Lopez, Chris Lopez, Karen Lopez, Manuel Lopez, Mayra Lopez, Melissa Lopez, Moses Lopez, Paul Lord, Dave Lorent, Jan Losada, Joseph Loughlin, Lourianx, Mark Lovelace, Ed Lowell, Eric Loy, Steve Luber, Shannon Lucca Jonell 56, Lund, Fred Lundin, Therese Yen Luqez, Elisabeth Luttberg, " Rebecca Lynch, Marc Lyoins, Michael Lyons, Bonnie Maasen, Scott Mabet, Jessica Macachron, Ann MacDonald, Wendy Mack, Cheryl Mackle, Daniel MacLanghlin, Bret Madden, Amie 50, 195, 418, Madden, David 71, Madrid, Raul Madrid, Trish Mae, David Mah, Patricia Maher,Pat Main, Traci Malayil, Thomas Malik, Naveed Ahmed Malik, Sohail Malino, Gideon Malla, Mark. Malone, Jeremy Malone, Maice Mandava, Shiri Maney, Mango, Terri Manson, Buzz Manson, Sean Manson, Sheri Kyra Mariani, Molly Brent Marino, Marion, Kurt Greg Marks RacheIIe Markwell, Melanie Marmie, Larry 301, 304, 307 Marquez, Gina Victor Marr, Chris Marshall, Coulter Marshall, Keith Marshall, Kirk Marsh all, Sakena Martell, Nicholas Martin, April Martin, Michael Martin, Robert Martinez, Arcelio Martinez, Frederick Martinez, Kalahi Martinez, Marldena Martinez, Oscar Martinez, " Rebecca Martins Marcelo Martzez, Cery Emily Martz, Mike Martz, Troy Maskrey, Kris Mason, Perry Mass, Brandi Mation, Kim Mattes, Mark Maxson, May, Jack. May, Timothy Mayberry, Donnell Mayer, Michelle Mayes, James Mayler, Micheel Maze, Brandie McAllister, Bob McAllsiter Brad MacBeth, Christian McCann, DeeDee McClain, " Rhonda McCloughy, McClure, Shannon Tara McColl, Edward Neil McConnell, Neil McCraken, Candi McCullick, Daryl McCumber, Preston McFeeters, Andrea Shannon McGee, Kevin McGovern, Monica McGregor, Mira McGuire, Andrew McInerney, Sheila McKean, Scott McKee, Fran McKenna, Scott McKibbin, Stephanie McKleeven, John Daniel McLean, Anthony 7 106 McLehan, " Ron 99, McLaughlin, Micah McMahan, Kelly McMahan, " Robert McMillian, Sean McNab, Neil McNally, Robert McNaughton Andy McPheeters, Lee Katie Charles McWethy, Meaciner, Jennifer Medina, Anna Marie Medinal, Marzibel Mehagian, Diane Jennifer Mehas, Carrie Mehren, Bruce Meitz, June Mella, Chris Mellem, Richard. Mellstrom, David Mena, Tommy Mena, Torrey Paul Mencom, Carl Anthony Mendoza, Jeff Mercer, Wendi Mercure, Richelle Merson, Ken Metcalf, Adam Metcalf, Saul Metz, Charles Metzner, Tony Meyer Marcie Meyer, Mike Meyer, Meyer, Rick Meyers, Amy Meyers, Marcie Michael, Michel, Mickelson, Phil Mickelson, Phil Middleton, Christine Miklos, Bob Mikulas Lynne Miles, Diane Milkey, Thomas Christopher Miller, Daniel Duane Jennifer Loren Miller, Ray Miller, Rob Miller, Tina Miller, Travis Brent Milot, Lisa Rob Minor, Mike Minore, Minton, David Mirago, Johanna Mirando, Lori Mireau, Sean Mirowski, Steve Miryala, Sunil Matt Mitchell, Martin Mitchell, Shannon Mitchell, Tyrone Mobley, Monique Don Rose Michael Mohan, Aditya Keith Moiser, Mollins, Sergio Money, Mongan, Tom Monroe, Matt Monroe, Raquel Montgomery, George Associated Press Moving slowly across the sun, the moon creates total darness by blocking its light. A total solar eclipse occurs about every 100 years in Arizona. " It ' s like night and day, " spectators said, as they watched an eclipse ' s path of totality. On July 11, 1991, the moon covered the sun to create the spectacular event. of people all over the world celebrated the celestial rarity. Approximately 500 astronomers visited the 160-mile-wide strip between Hawaii and the border of Mexico to see the earth become completely black. Phoenicians went to the Phoenix Civic Center to watch the moon slip over 75 percent of the sun, the most that was visible in this area. The main objective of scientists was to explore the phenomenon in more detail. They wanted to know why the sun ' s corona was approximately three million degrees Fahrenheit when the sun ' s surface was only 10,000 degrees. Other tests included photographing the sun ' s surface. By Kim Kaan ABOLITION Ending Discrimination " Fighting the evil of discrimination that has divided the country for decades, " said President Bush, was the purpose of the recently approved Civil Rights Act of 1991. It was reported that legal advisor C. Boyden Gray circulated a document to government agencies on the eve of the signing. It would have ended all preferential hiring guidelines and promotions for minorities and women. Gray later said in his defense that he didn ' t realize how it would be interpreted; that it wasn ' t meant to target affirmative action and protective contracts. Though Bush claimed to support affirmative action, he had often expressed his concern that employers would have to to " racial quotas. " Still, his modified version would make it easier for workers to file and win job discrimination suits. By Jennifer DeCarvalho Associated Press Meeting to sign a civil rights pact, F. W de Klerk, Nelson Mandela and Mangosuthu Buthelezi gather support to end strife in South Africa. The year saw great progress in ending discrimination including the Civil Rights Act passed in the United States. Montgomery, Julie Montiel , Alda Montoya, Jennifer Mooney, Andrew Moore, Amy Moore, Dereck Moore, Moore, Phoebe 58, Moore, Moore, Ronland Moore, Scott Sherri Moore, Stantia Moralson, Moran, John Moreno, Dina Moreno, Lisa Dave Morgan, Morgan, Morgan, Marcenia Morgan, Stephanie Morningstar, Eric Moore, Morreale, Chris Morris, Morris, Michael Morris, Robyn Mo rrison, Anton Morrison, Carolyn Laura Morson, Mark Mortensen, Eric Mortiz, Mark Moser, Carrie Moss, Ladonna Randi Moten, Moto, Kevin Mottlow, Nickolas Moysello, Alfred Mozello, Scott Mueller, Holly Ann Meredith Pam Mumenaler Danielle Mutnigle, Noelle Muigle, Sarah Munk, Rosalyn Munoz Marissa Leticia Murohy, Shayne Kimber Murphy, Robert Murphy, Shayne Murphy, Stacy Hasan Myer, Nagata, Kazumi Nagel, Robert Nakashima, Tysom Napolean, Landon Nascimento, Sharon Nathan, Tmar Natyhan Tamor Naubert Marlene 50, 163, 4 Navarro, Jared Neal, Patrick Neely, Joyce Neff Nelson, Dawn Nes, Christine Tessa Neville, Newberry, Darren Newman, Donna Newman Jody Newsome, Melanie Newstron Doug Ney, John Ng, Alan Ng, Jim Lie Nguyen, Lisa Nguyen, Long Nguyen, Thuan Nichols, Nides, Karla Nielsen, Nielson, Christine Nieshche, Jason Nieto, AI Nieto, Maribel Nieto Sergio Nobaco, Rocura Noble, Holenyia Noguchi, Hiromichi Noland, Jeremy Noonan, Robert Noonaner, Robert Noralde, Walter Northrip, Robert Norvell, Notaro, Laurie Notton Eldean Nowtash Shawn Nunez, Juan Nunez, Vincent Nunnaley, Andrea Nunnaley Nunner, Al OBrien, Kevin O ' Connor; Karen Ohara, Shannon O ' Neil, Sean Obus, Steve Ochs, Nikki Odden, Eric Odom, Arthur Dennis Ogden, Matthew Olander Cristin olivas, Francisco Oliver Kitty Oliver Marisa Oliver Stephanie Olivier Chantry Olson Brad Olson, Kay Olstad, Pat Ono, Satoru Oothoudt, Amber Openshaw, Sean Becky Orozco, Monica Orr, D.J. Ortiz Ortiz Anmdy Ortiz, Thom Osborne, Cliff Osborne, Nancy 56, 107, 200, Oswood, Gwendolyn Otran, Michael Ott, Jay Overbeck, Chris Owens, Corey 5 Ozog Pabrowski, Daniel Padbatan, Rajasehgaran Padilla, Jeff Page, Shawn Page, Susan Pagliaro, Whitney 200, Pajar PrakosoRaden Palermo, Anthony Palmed, Palmeri Pan, Michaer Heather Papiliou, Theodoros Sean Park, BJ Parker, Laurie Victoria Veronica Parrish, Carl Parsi, Kevin Pasko Peter Passe, Jason Pastin, Marlk Pate, Sean Patel, Rahul Paterson, Patrick, Craig Patten, 69, Patter Greg Patterson, Stacy Paul, Heather Paulson, Michelle 201, Pawlowski, Mike Paz, Mike Peck, 78, Pedersen, Eric Pierre, Karisa Lara Pillen Jennifer Pioche, Shirley Pipoly, Stephn Pizzo, Melissa Ploeg, Alan Poe, Poelnitz, Beverly Policci, Jennifer Michelle Polka, Lesley Tanya Pollow, Pombo, Shawna Pond, Danielle Poniatowski, Gena Porras, Magda Post, Eileen Poto, Rachel Stephen Pottet, Ross Power Capriocia Lonnie 304, 309, 3 Pratt, Ryan Prayler, Chad Pret, Cindy Probez Thomas Prokopchak, Raymond Jennifer Puo, Richard Puppi, Angie Purohit, Sanjay Pusztai, Marsha Putrasahan, Rahadian Pyon, Jung Pyrz, Pegues, Keith Peltovuori, Anna Peluso, Gina Pena, Gina Penney, Debbie Penniman, Erin Penniman, Heather Penrose, Michael Carmelo Perez, Christina Perez, Julia Peri Michael Peri Mike Periack, Perkins, Dan Perkman, Mikqe Perl, Michael Persley, David Pertlicek, Heidi Peters, Chris Kurt Rebecca Derrek Peterson, Erin Peterson, George Peterson, Jeff Mark Naomi Peterson, Scott Peterson Val Phelps, Kent Philbrick, Pete Phillip, Andrea Elizabeth Phillips, Liz Phillips, Stephanie Pho, Richard Pho, Piazza, Christine Pickett, Kim Karina Quigley, Carrie Quigley, Cathleen Monica Roberto Kevin Rabasca, Maria Rachau, Shaun Rahman, Tayabur Railing Railing, Catherine Railing Lori Ralston, Barbara Rambone, Chris Ramick, Rachel Ramirez, Raphael Tony Ramos, Janelle Ramos, Odilia Ramos, Rosa Ramsey, Rissell Randol, Laura Pete Peter Rapiet, Shannon Rathburn, Patrick Ratoff Rausch, Steve Ravish, Bradley Rawe, Julie Rawson, Heather Ray, Donglas Ray, Tammy Raynes, Brandi Read, Angela Recer, Susan Redding, Mark Brian Rees, Luke Rees, Sean Reeves, Keanu 420 Reid, Amy 100 Reid, Amy Jo 102 Reid, Shelley 107 Reidy, Tom 352 Reif, Rebecca 72 Reimann, George 166 Rein, Phillip 90 Reincle, Camille 56 Reinhardt, Robert 166 Reinhardt,Susan 166 Reis, 48 Rendahl, Heidi 274 166 Revenaugh 167 Reyes, Don 317 Rhodes, Emily 202, 235 Rhodes, Sheri 335 Ribakoff , Damon 280 Rice, Connie 42 Rice, Kris 282 Rice, Ross 56 Rice, Shay 268 Richard, Bill 271 Richardson, Karen 167 Richardson, Sheryne 53, 70 Richey, Mike 308 Richmann, Gina 167 Richter, Teri 56 Riciman, Zoe 53, 70 Ricketts, Cherryl 52, 167 Rico, Ricardo 52, 79 Riddle, Bryce 202, 288 Rider, Jason 292 Riedel, Dan 69 Rieder, Chris 106 Rients, Amy 268, 274 Carl 80 Riggs, 119 Rigney, James 202 Riley, John 25 Rilling Rebecca 202 Associated Press Waiting for additional help to arrive, California firemen collapse in exhaustion after battling the Oakland Hills ' fire. Sixteen people lost their lives and 1,700 acres were destroyed prompting the president to declare the fire a major disaster. SCORCHED Fire Devastates The fires that scorched Northern California ' s Oakland Hills in late October were not tragic for residents only. The news quickly spread nationwide as President Bush declared it a " major disaster " and released federal aid for the estimated $5 billion in damages. Unfortunately, that could not account for the 16 lost lives and 1,700 acres that were destroyed. The next morning " the winds started to kick in and it was as if they were just dropping gasoline from the sky, " said KTVU reporter Rob Roth of the fire ' s rapid spread. In addition to the deaths and damages, 49 people were reported missing and 5,000 evacuated. This included 1,000 UC students who were sent to a shelter when their dormitory was caught in the blaze. By Jennifer DeCarvalho Rindstrom, Tod Rinehart, Corry Ringgrud, Robert Ritchie, Suzanne Ritter, Barbara Riveria, Christina Robbins, Dawn Robbins, Felicia Roberts, Roberts, Michelle Roberts, Rene Roberts, Rita Robins, Michele Robinson, Don Robinson, Mary Ann Robinson, Omar Roblez, Chris Roch, Rodgers, Randy Rog, Samatntha samantha Rohde, Christian Rohde, Scott Rohr, Howard Roland, Mirza Romes, Rick Romo Antonia 268 202 81 295 202 273 276 167 202 50 72 202 22, 38 336 356 167 52 167 268 296 287 337 276 90 202 220 202 56, 70 202 167 167 202 283 167 283 79 202 419 283 341 167 90 50, 167 202 351 167 50, 167 92 81 202 204 167 171 Associated Press CHAMPION Twins Take Berries On Sunday Dec. 3, the Minnesota Twins beat the Atlanta Braves at the Metrodome Stadium in Minneapolis for the 88th World Series. The final score was 1-0 in the tenth inning of game seven. This win was the Twins ' second championship in five Dan Gladden made the one and only score to win game seven. Gene Larkin hit the ball, pitched from Alejandro Pena, to left center over Atlanta Brian Hunter. Gladden, who was on third base, ran home, making the the first run and winning the game at the bottom of the 10th inning. The Most Valuable Player award for the Series went to none other than Twins ' pitcher Jack Morris. He started three games, winning two and allowing three runs in 23 innings of the Series. At age 36, Morris had a 4-0 record with a 1.54 ERA in five World Series starts. — By Annalisa Hernandez Jumping for joy after their victory over the Braves, the Twins celebrate their second championship. The final score was 1-0 in the tenth inning of game seven. Ronga, Roseanna Rosario, Karim Rose, Alan Rose, Mischelle Rosenberg, Melissa Ross, Jim Ross, Kendel Rossi, Dani elle Rosso, Victor Rostocil, Charles Roswick, Sara Rots, Christina Rowan, Ann Rowe, Robert Rowell, Stacy Rowland, Hobart Ruby, Hilie Robert Rudzinski, Andrew Ruelas, Richard Ruiz, Albert Ruiz, Peter Rupe John Ruschenberg, Baelynn Russell, Dana Russell, Ilima Russo, Tina Ryan, Jim Rygmr, Tyler Sadler, Hillary Sadler, Steve Sajdyk, Derek Salandra, Nick Saliba, Nicole Salsman, Lisa Sammons, Piper ' Sanborn, Jonanthan Sanchez, Marco Anthony Sanchez, Patricia Sandler, Renee Sandoval, Amanda Sanford, Brian Sangster Darryl Santa Cruz, Paul Sarea, Steven Sargeant, Charles Saries, Marcus Saspe, Ana Satyadev, Kolli Saunders,Stephen Sawtell, Rick Scannell, Michael Scarcevich, Eric Scavone, Cecilia Schaecher, Mark Schaefer, Kevin Schaefer, Lisa Dave Schaffer, Janet David Schippleck, Jeffrey Schirmer, Jamie Schmidt, Joe Schmie, Rachel Schnelker, Amy Schoen, 53, 70 82 245 287 264 328, 329 283 271 316 171 56 204 80 81 204 292 68 292 204 268 171 171 342 204 283 171 171 171 204 296 334, 335 287 171 231 80 107 42 171 50, 204, 419, 420 56, 271 241 THE Schomack, Tanya Schotzman, Cindy Schrab, Eric Schreifels, Barry Schreiner, Tina Schroeder, Dee Schroyer Allan Schtick, Schumacher Jim Schumancher Bobbi Schumann, Lisa Sciabacz, Victoria Scroggins Aaron Schaub, Jennifer Secola, Keith Seeger-Saave, Linn Seeley, Edgar Seelinger Amy Seemiller, Sehgal, Corey Sekena, Bolb Sereno, Charles Serrano, Lucinda Serritella, Christy Shafer, Je Shah, Manish Shamosh, Robert Shao Sharboro, Keith Sharma Yogesh Shaw, Alfred Shaw, Tim Sheane, Kim Sheh, Kevin 50, Sheiglet, Shelly, Lisa Shepard, Arizona Shephard, Julie Sherwood, Mark Shilliday, Don Masaka Shindo, 204, 113, 204, 294 268 171 343 171 58 86 283 204 264 263 283 354 260 76 357 204 268 295 204 283 288 280 340 80 204 343 171 331 171 283 100 171 204 56 107 252 332 287 233 268 171 Shine, Eva Shirley, Connie Shivelhood, Paul Shorten, Janet Showell, Carolyn Shray, Jay Shrivelwood, Paul Shueman, Shumway, Shannon Siebelts, Rob Siebelts, Steve Siegrist, Brian Sieira Jose Sierra, Angelina Sierro Lorenzo Silver David Silver; JuIie Silvers Sam David Simmons, Chris Simmons, Jared Simmons, LaShawn Simmons, Piper Simon, Ellie Simon, Laura Simons, Douglas Simpson, Eboni Simpson, Singer, Ray Sipe, Ja son Sireci, Maria Skauge Mark Skillen, Lyle Slabinski, Steve Slas, Marlon Slavin Brett Slane, Jody Sloan, Carrie Smith, Amy Smith, Charles Smith, Chris Smith, Daniel 101, 204 276 102 127 205 205 53 288 287 205 205 171 171 171 72 103 107 102 73 419 171 351 277 283 205 171 205 268 171 205 205 205 171 312 292 270 233 276 268 81 337 288 Smith, J.B, Smith Jennifer Smith, smith Larry Smith, Michael Smith, Raythan Smith Scarlett Smith Steve Steven Smith, Zenia Smolf, Mike Snaith, Timothy Snyder, Bruce Snyder, Kent Snyder, Patti Snyder, Kevin Sobel, Thomas Sobel, Tom Sober, Michael Sochacki, Daniel R Sohail, Malik Sokol, T 50, Soliz, Marie Somerdike, Scott Sominsky, Leonard Song, Eun Song, Eunjkong Soni, Ajay Sorgee, Sorrell Elfreida Lala Sorteberg, A Soto, Hilda Sparks, Phillipi Spatafora, Dominick Spears Perry Spears, Terry Specio, Sheila Spector, Brian Spencer, Vanessa Spencer, Walter 71, 79 73 78 205 308 101 305 275 271 324, 326 205 268 171 314 103, 205 322 311 171 288 205 171 205 171, 419 52, 205 207 292 82 82 207 287 171 171 81, 207 308 207 295 171 99, 207 9, 17 292 264 172 INDEX 6c- 61) 397 Spencer, Eric Spilane, Jennifer Spini John Sprout, Jeff Sprout, Melanie Sprunge, Troy Spurzem, Cheryl Spyker, St. John, Serena Stack, Stahl, Tim Stamatovic, Tanya Stamin, Nicole Stanesic, Leni Stanford, CIark Staplefoot, Samantha Starck, Melissa Stark, Cedric Starkey, Juliet Lorenzo Statton, Joel Staven, Budi Stavros, Stack, Ed Stecher Gertrud Steele, Michael Stefaniak, Mary Lynn Steiniger, Jill Michele Stelpry, Michael Stephen, Kim Stephens, Lisa Sterling, Suzanna Stern, Ariela Stern-Gordon, Wanda Sternberg, Kerri Alvin Stevens, Brent Stevenson, Tod Steverson, Todd Stewart, Stewart, Tiffany Stewart, William Stidham, Sheri Stimac, Jennifer Stokes, Anne Stokes, Bryan Storr, Scoff Strain, Maxwell Stratton, Cynthia Strawberry, Darryl George Stroh, Wes Studer, Kimberlee Stults, Jennifer Aaron Suicido, Matthew Sulcer Michael Sulcer, Mike Sullivan, Mark Sullivan, Melissa Sullivan, Scott Supe, Ana Surrat, William Susee, Leilani Svadore, Melanie Swedlow, Sykes, Debra Syms Hillary Szachnit, Sara Takahashi, Mark Takruni Mohamed Tall Jill Tamayo, Ricardo Tan, Daniel Tang, Joanne Tanmalano, Multanto Tapp, Sue Tapper, Richard Tarango, Juan Taravish, Amy Tarrashiro, Sean Taylor, Taylor Donna Taylor, G.T 316,3 Taylor, Rachelle 21 Tean, Michael TemIund, Debi Teneyck, Tennyson, Mark Teplinsky, Danny Terango, Juan Terry, Lance Testa, Stephan Tetford, Lori 2 Thao, Theiss, Thiel, Tim Beth Thomas, Joel Thomas, Karen Thomas, Thomas, Margaret Ann Thomas, Palo Thomas, Ross Steve Thompson, Carrie Thompson, Debbie Thompson, Thompson, Gary Thompson, Michael Thompson, Nikki Thompson, Paul Rocky Thompson, Valena Thompson, Valerie Thumaty, Kalyan Thurman, Frank Tibbits, Donald Tierney, Elizabeth Tierney, William Tiller, Daphne Tilner James Associated Press Tim, Suet Lan 173 Siutu 210 Titell, 264 Tobin, Danielle 210 Toll, 83 Tomb, Eric 57 Nathan 283 Tomkins, Mlichael 249 Tomlinson, Steven 283 Tompkins, Jim 99 Tomson, Michael 54 Toney,Kim 351 Topolski, Doug 173 Toroyan, Lucine 356 Torraca 210 Rosa 210 Torres, Debra 210 Torrey, Katrina 264 Norah 52 Torrez Sonia 79 Torsina Tabut 288 Tou, 57 Tou, 264 Tranch, Scott 275 Treadway, 83 Tribelhorn, Dara 210 Ashahed 70, 71 Tripathi, Heather 73 Tromp, 72, 73 Trotti Elizabeth 210 Trout Chris, 107 Trucka, David 102 Tse, Janet 210 Tuggle, Rosylyn 57 Tui Lien 287 Turnland, Ann 57, 71 Turman, Rossie 71, 81 Kenneth 87 Turzott John 28 Tyler 210 Tynan, Mark 50, 210 264 292 211 211, 280 173 50 52 419, 420 211 283 265 228 275 211 70 211 263 173 211 175 271 288 52 211 Waving to the crowd, hostages released from Iran are warmly welcomed in the United States. The hostages were held for up to seven years and finally released after heavy negotiations. FREEDOM Hostages Return America witnessed the release of all U.S. hostages in Lebanon in 1991. By Dec. 6, all hostages had been released by their captors. Heavy negotiating by U.N. Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar began in August, but the greatest advancement occurred during the first week of December. university professor Allan Steen, AP Bureau Chief Terry Anderson and Joseph Ciccipio were all released over a period of three days. Anderson was abducted March 16, 1985 and was held the longest, for almost seven years. All hostages were in good health upon their release, but they did state that they had been tortured during their captivity. The release of the western hostages marked the end of the seven year ordeal which lasted through two presidential terms and intense negotiation. — By Heather Nunn Uffelaman Kori Ullety, J.R. Simon Denise Usaha, Vinee Urban Darren Valdez, Victor Valenzuela, 50, 211, 418 Valison, Anna Marie Van Hyning, Chuck Van Tassel, Lisa Patrick Vandor Jason Lisa Varnado Ankech Stephanie. Vaughn, Amiee Vekich, John Venzon, " Rodney Vera, Tina Vidal, Becky Vilevac, Paul Villa, Daniel Villa, Mark INDEX 399 SAINTHOOD Teresa Takes HI Mother Teresa, a Catholic nun who strives to help the hungry, became ill during her short visit to La Jolla, California. Many considered the nun to be a living saint. She was admitted to Scripps Hospital after feeling weak at a press conference held in the city. Doctors were scared she was having problems with her heart and her to remain in the hospital to improve her health. The nation prayed as she underwent heart surgery. As everyone watched, Mother Teresa ' s condition soon improved after her three-week stay. Mother Teresa is best known for her remarkable ability to heal the sick. She also provides guidance and support to the world ' s poor. In addition, she strongly believes in helping the starving citizens in all parts of the world, including the United States. By Kim Kaan Associated Press Offering a prayer for the poor, Mother Teresa prepares for a press conference in La Jolla, California. The well- loved nun took ill during her visit and was admitted to Scripps Hospital. 400 Viquesney, Craig 211 Wedham, Tim 276 Vocke, Cheryl 211 Wehmueller Rob 247 Vogel, Vanessa 58 175 Vollstedt, Linda 332 Weinmeister 213 Vorhies, William 211 Peter 78 Vrettos, Tammy 175 Weir, Peter 296 Weiss, Benjamin 78 Wade, Erica 70, 106 Weiss, Greg 68 Wade, 57, 70, 79, 106 Weissman, Erin 213 Wade, 80 Welker, Stacy 175 Wadsworth, Allison 216, 217 Wellman, Kristin 354 Waffle, Amy 268 Wells, Keith 292 Wagner; Joanna 175 Wells, Linda 301, 340 Wagner; Michelle 287 Wendland, John 268 Walker, Chuck 287 Scott 73 Walker; 87 Wernick, Marlo 213 Wallace, Michele 175 Wessel, 140, 213 Wallace, " Rob 271 Wessel, Lara 175 Wallerstedt, Brett 307, 308 West, David 82 Walters, Allison 175 West, Jameas 68 99 Weston, William 213 Walton, Dawn 70 Wetherby, Victoria 175, 292 Walz Greg 175 Wharton Jennifer 213 91 Wheeler, Terrence 325 Ware, Sonja 211 Whipple, Vickie 268 Warfle, Amy 211 Whitaker, Alicia 213 Kathleen 175 Whitam, Fred 48 Warrick, Gerald 211 White, Brian 52 Warshow, Douglas 175 White, Kelsey 264 Waslington, DeAndre 57 White, " Rachel 263 Watkins, Brandy 211 White, Sandra 98 Watkins, Charles 69 White, Steven 175 Watson, Camille 213 Whitfield Brandie 5ci, 5e Watson, Natha n 78 Whitman, Mark 56 Watt, Ron 175 Whittet, Jason 175 Watt, Shawn 102, 213 Whitying Stephano 280 Weakley, Kate 107 Wickenberg, Sarah 344 Jenny 213, 223, 245 Widago, Ardiyanto 213 Webber, Carl 268 Widjak, Harry 292 Amy 213 Wiersma, Baukje 345 Weber, Chad 100 Wiessler, Sara 268 Webster, Wendy 58, 59 Wigzell, Andrew 213 Yao, Kelvin Connie Yassin, Enji Adam Yee, Alan Ama Yee, Anna Jocelyn Young, Natalie Jen Sari Yoshina TOMO Young, Kristie Natalie Greg Pamela Zachara, Claudine Zachary, Beth Zaeske, Gratchen Zahn, Douglas Zapf, Zapfe, Zeiger, Dan Dan Zelisko, Danny Zeman, Mary Lou Zeresenay, Misghinb Zimmerman Kathy Zonner Steve Zurbriggen, Erick Wilhoit Jennifer Wilhoite, Reggie Williams, Danielle Williams, Stephanie Willis, Lisa Willoughby, Walter Wilson, Brooke Wilson, Wilson Wilson, Judith Wilson, Stacey Wimmer Kristi Wine, Scott Winter, David Winters, Gaylene Wirjadi, Maya Wittekind, Brian Wlaton, Dawn Cindy Wolf, Sara Wolters, Hans Wood, Dawn Wood, Ian Woodmansee, Matthew Woodward, Robert Woolf, Wooloson Nelson Woolson, Paul Word, Aaron Wretschko, Alisa Wright, Bill Wright, David Wright, Julian Wright, Julie B J Wu Luke Xieu, Elaine Yacker Steven Amy Yantus, John EDITOR IN CHIEF MELISSA DIFIORE 402 Editor note Well, I ' m sitting here doing my staff pages a little early, (because we had photos for these) and I ' m trying to think of what I can possibly say to this staff that could express how I feel about the past year and the past three years. It ' s not easy, believe me. This year was a because we decided, practically overnight to due it all on the Mac. For the first time it was paginated. This was really hard to do , but we did it and changed the way this staff operates. I think I will be sentimental because within a matter of days after this book is in my hands I will be graduating. It ' s a weird feeling. For three years, this office has been my home. It will be strange not to come here every day. And, I will miss each member of this staff. First, I want to thank Craig for his constant sense of humor. (Mmhmm) and his unswerving dedication to this book. Maybe someday, you will be a lawyer, but I still think you ' ll make your money off the picture stuff ( and your growing resume business.) Next, I just want to say to Amie (wonder woman) that there is no way that this book could have been completed without you. You were there every along with me making sure that everything was done right and I can never how much I have appreciated that. And, I yours and Dave ' s friendship even more than all your talents here. Next, Scott. All I have to say to you is where are my photos Just Really, I must thank you for always hanging in there, even when it was in vain. Your devotion to this book was undeniable and that was something that I always appreciated (even more than the photos.) Marlene, you know how much I appreciate Continued on page 420 (above) Hamming it up for the camera, Assistant Copy Editor Jennifer DeCarvalho and Copy Editor Marlene Naubert kid around with Photo Editor Scott Burgus, who took the picture. DeCarvalho, a new staffer, and Naubert formed one of the most effective copy teams ever. (right) Stick that tongue back in! Residence Life Editor Annalisa Hernandez expresses her feelings. Photo by Scott Burgus DECIDING MATTERS Nariman Firoozye Group shot? What group shot? Wandering aimlessly, our staff once again displays their charming tendancy towards slight disorganization. Pictured from left to right are: Annalisa Hernandez, Melissa DiFiore, Amie Madden, Jennifer DeCarvalho, Tina Russo, Jill Harnisch, Craig Valenzuela, Shannon Buckley and Tori King. 1991-92 Deciding What Matters staff Editor in Chief Associate Editor Pagination Editor Photo Editor Copy Editor Team Ops Manager Business Manager Marketing Manager Assistant Director Student Life Editor Residence Life Editor Academics Editor Greeks Editor Sports Editor Organizations Editor Students Editor Index Editor Assistant Copy Editor Assistant Photo Editor (fall) Copy Staff : Kielii Anderson, Renee Caruss, Kristi Davis, Mia Gaut Damian Gomez, Jody Halverson,Claude Jackson, Kim Kaan, Marlena Martinez, Melanie Newsome, Julie Reuvers. Photo Staff: Janine Bily, Michael Epstein, Nariman Firoozye, Justus Gibson, Jeremy Jernigan,Traci Johnson,Nikki Julien, Krys Marchitto Contributors : Frankie Bostock, Kristina Bybee, Paul Coro, Henri Cohen, David Crowe, Irwin Daugherty, Joey Fox, David Kexel, Suzanne Kyer, Tin Yin Lee, Erik Leverson, Carl Menconi, Nikki Ochs, Kay Olson, Todd Rundstrom,Chris Simmons, T.J. Sokol, Dan Zeiger Performing at a students playwrights workshop, Business Tori King shows how to joy. King was a theater major and performed in local . Photo by Scott Burgus Editor staff Marlene E.Naubert Annalisa Hernandez Jason Bankey Jill Harnisch Amie Madden Sara Roswick Tori King, Jason Bankey Kim Kaan Jennifer DeCarvalho Tom Hershey Melissa DiFiore Craig Valenzuela Amie Madden Scott Burgus Marlene E. Tina Russo Tori King Shannon Buckley Julie Knapp Scott Burgus Don ' t guys! The executive staff poses for a picture above the underground entrance of Hayden Library. Right behind us was a very steep drop onto really hard concrete. Front: Tina Russo, Tori King, Melissa DiFiore, Craig Valenzuela, Buckley, Marlene Naubert Back : Amie Madden, Scott Burgus What Continued from page 418 how swiftly the copy was always in this year. Thanks for sticking around for so long. And, that goes for Jill too. Tori, thanks for being loyal to this organization and for being a good friend. I know that someday you will be a famous actress, and maybe by then I will have seen one of your performances. Tina, you were a constant inspiration. Shannon, I appreciate all your effort to sell a difficult product. Jason, thanks for hanging in there, even when you had to work 4,000 hours a week. You added a new meaning to the academics section - the many faces of ... Annalisa, you did a fantastic job! Sara, I know that organizing group shots could be compared to banging your head against a brick wall, but you did great. Kim, I look forward to your return. Jennifer, and all the writers, thanks for working your butts off. Thank you Claude for all the sports stuff, and Jody for being such an interesting source of conversation all the time (please tell me if you see any other politicians in dresses).To all the photographers, I thank you for your hard work and I know that you did your best to complete everything on time, even if it didn ' t always turn out that way. I also want to thank Julie for all of the work that you did to bring our computers in here, and although it was difficult at times, I ' m glad that you were always here to offer advice. Thank you to all of the staff of student publications, Bruce and our friends at the State Press. It has been a pleasure to work here with all ofyou. Robyn, thanks for always being ready to go out and cause some trouble with me. You are a truly special friend. Long live Keanu. Tom, thanks for always being around. Your friend ship m ade this job a little easier. Finally, to Mom, Dad and Chris,thanks for understanding why I was the missing daughter for three years and for your support. Well I guess that ' s it. This job was never easy, but it was pretty damn fun thanks to the most incredible staff in the world! 404 Editor note All dressed up - Craig Melissa and Amie at the Walter Cronkite luncheon Working on pages on the Macintoshes, Marlene Naubert and Craig Valenzuela make some changes. For the first time ever, the Spark was totally paginated. Photo by Scott Burgus Reading Religion and the Magic, " major Turoff catches up on some last minutet Stud n s f und quite, places Fine Arts Center study Photo by .Valenzuela DECIDING WHAT MAI It128 CLOSING 407 DECIDING WHAT MATTERS 408 her the of Sandy Trant underlines as the warmth of unusual to find the DECIDING WHAT MNITEQ6 CLOSING 409 Nelson Craig Continued from page 408 sighed in relief as the victorious Devils finally defeated the of A Wildcats. Preacher combed Cady mall speaking of how student needed to find salvation. students combed Cady looking for a little quie Graduating Devils faced prospect of a bleak job mark due to a deepening recession 991 was a time to decisions. Decisions about school, the future, friends work. It was a time to What Mattered. Pat Jonagan Alice Crump Volume 65 of Arizona State University ' s The Sun Devil Spark yearbook was printed by Jostens Printing and Publishing Company, 401 Science Park Road, State College, PENN., 16804. Karen Stariha was our in-plant consultant and Bob Muller served as our local Jostens representative. The body of the book was produced on 80-pound, gloss enamel paper and trimmed to the size of 9 x 12. Thirty-nine pages of the book were printed in four color and 40 pages were printed with spot color. Spot colors used were Tempo 320 Blue, Green (endsheets), Tempo 185 Fire Engine Red (Organizations), Tempo 267 Violet (Student Life), Tempo 362 Turquoise (Residence Life), Tempo P-800 Process Red (Students), Tempo 287 Royal Blue ( 100 percent - Introduction and 60 percent - Sports). The cover of The Sun Devil Spark was designed by the yearbook staff and Jostens artist Krista Keller. he cover material was Smoke 491 with Cordova grain 1174. The cover logo on the front lid was embossed and craftlined with a Teal Foil, 332 and Dark Gray ink, 346. The yearbook title on the front lid was blind embossed. All copy and rule lines on the spine were embossed and craftlined with the same Teal Foil and Dark Gray ink. the back lid, all copy was embossed and silkscreened with the same ink, and the box was blind embossed. The binding was sewn rounded, reinforced and backed with headbands and footbands. The endsheets were produced on Snow White stock using Tempo inks Black and Blue Green, 320. A background of 20 percent, Tempo 320 Blue Green was screened over the endsheets. All body copy was set in 12 point Garamond, picture captions in nine point and group shot captions and photo credits in seven point. Section typefaces varied as follows: Aachen Bold, Avant Garde, Bodoni, Bookman, Brush Script, Cooper Black, Copper Plate 31 AB, Futura, Garamond; Regular, Italic, Semibold and Semibold Italic, Franklin Gothic No. 2 Roman, Helvetica, Hobo, Juniper, Lithos Bold, New Century Schoolbook, Palatino, Peignot Demi, Present Script, Symbol, Times, and University Roman. All pages were completed on Macintosh computers Ilsi, LC and SE 30 using Aldus PageMaker 4.01, Adlus Freehand 2.0 and MS Word 4.0. All paginated pages were submitted to Jostens on disks. Color separations were made from 35mm prints taken by staff photographers and were printed at Image Craft Labs in Phoenix. Separations were performed by a laser scanner at Jostens and were individually separated with a 150 line screen. Black and white photos were taken, processed and printed by yearbook staff photographers except where indicated. Approximately 2,000 feet of film was used to produce the photographs in the publication. student portraits were taken by Yearbook Associates of Massachusetts. Jim Mays was our representative. A photographer came to campus in October and November and photographed 871 students. The index was generated by The Sun Devil Spark yearbook staff using Aldus PageMaker 4.0. The staff worked with a $137,000 budget. Printing, production costs, student salaries and student stipends were paid by book sales, advertisements and $20,000 in local collections. Re 1991-92 edition of The Sun by Devil Spark yearbook was produced by a staffof about 40 students. All layout, design, copy and photographs were generated the staff. Volume 65, a 448-page publication, had a press run of 3,000 copies and sold at $30 fall order, $35 spring order and $40 after publishing. Additional specifications may be obtained by addressing inquiries to The Sun Devil Spark yearbook, Arizona State University, Student Publications, Matthews Center Room 50, Tempe, Ariz., 85287-1502. In appreciation of all of their hard work and support the staff of the 1991-92 Sun Devil Spark would like to thank the following people for helping us to accomplish this difficult task. STUDENT PUBLICATIONS : Bruce Itule, Julie Knapp, Fran McClung, Justine Hall, Jackie Eldridge, Debbie Prewitt, Tom Owens, Pat Fogler, Gwen Lawrence, Ginger Trumbauer, Kim Moore, Elizabeth Baldacchino, all State Press Ad reps and Paul Coro and Michelle Roberts and the entire staff of the State Press. JOSTENS PRINTING AND PUBLISHING : Bob Muller, Karen Stariha, Judy Allen, Krista Keller ASU SUPPORTERS : Student Affairs, Dr. Christine Wilkinson, Dr. Leon Shell, Paul Biwan, Accounts Receivable, Office of the Registrar, ASU Data Control, Undergraduate Admissions, Student Information Services, Orientation Office, Bob Francis, ASU News Bureau, ASU Public Events, Michelle Robbins, Memorial Union, Intercollgiate Athletics, Charles Harris, Greg Mohns, Sports Information, Mark Brand, JoAnn Whitley, Rich Wanniger, Dominos Pizza, Gerry Kubek, Yearbook Associates, Jim Mays, Aaron Elinwood, KASR, KUPD KUKQ, Tami G. , Evening Star Productions, Mary Passerella, Frank Hoy, Roy Halverson, Tom Goldie, Scott Matthews, Tim Hall and all members of the SPAB Board, Jackie effner, Residence Life office, all campus organizations, fraternities and sororities, Pat Schweiss, Frank Fender, Tina Amodio, David Kexel, Kay Olson, Michelle Conway, Dave Madden and finally all of the friends and family of staff members who were supportive of the countless hours that it took to produce this book.
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