Emerson College - Emersonian Yearbook (Boston, MA)

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• • Jl; A A j| J • •• Monica Becker-Editor in Chief Sue Lockin-Advisor Joelle Meehan-Production Editor Ana Machado-Copy Editor Sales Manager Barbara Follett-Photography Editor David Capellaro-Special Events Staff-Jeff Barry, Jeanne Brophy, Scott Crawford, David Dier, Rich Ferrara, Tom Gasse, Lou Howe, Tamara Klatsky, Gary Klavans, Maria Leon, Cricket McCracken, Mike McCusker, Lisa Mendes, Daryl Murkin, Gibby Murphy, John Nicholson, Paul Norman, David Patillo, Michelle Perry, Kim Satell, and Mike Smith 2 On The Move On The Move 3 V ' I STUDENT llllir On The Move 5 ■ : • 6 On The Move 8 On The Move 4 On The Move 9 10 On The Move A 14 On The Move Students At Work 0 Q.+- 0 £ Q 0 »- co 0 Q -t— 0 £ Q 0 »-co 0 Q +- 0 £ Q 0 - cn 0 Q.+- 0 £ Q 0 »- co 0 Q-- ” 0 £ -0 0 r s ORIENTATION ' 85 Orientation was considered by many to be one of the most important aspects of Emerson. Orientation lead- ers possed a great power. They ex- tended the first hand to new students. This year ' s Orientation was chaired by Danielle Georges, ' 86 and Monica Becker, ' 87. Along with the help of new Asst. Dean of Students, Gail DiSaba- tino, a successful welcoming week of events was planned. Included were such events as a day at Castle Hill, a boat cruise, caberet shows, work- shops, lunches on the Esplanade and commons. During the week of August 31 thru September 8, there were orien- tation leaders to answer questions and help move students into the dorms. In September, Emerson student leaders spent a weekend enhancing their leadership skills at the annual Sar- geant ' s Camp outing in Peterboro, N.H. Everybody benefitted from the workshops and leadership exercises conducted by Gail DiSabatino, assis- tant dean of students, Roger McPhail, coordinator of international affairs and Communication Studies professor, Su- san Locklin, Union coordinator and Ro- byn Leuthe, ' 87. This weekend was designed to edu- cate new and old leaders of Emerson ' s clubs and organizations. SARGENTS CAMP Leadership Weekend 19 CD CJ 3 CD — •- ' O (D OO - (D cr 3 CD -+T3 CD oo - ® CT 3 ® “‘■‘O ® oo 0) CT 3 CD -+ ' D ® oo - ® CT 3 ® -+ " 0 ® S L WT Students Show Concern As the culmination of several days of pro- test, the Student Gov- ernment Association organized and execut- ed one of the rarest events at Emerson - a student protest. SGA executive officers anticipated a turn- out of about 250 people, but were pleasently surprised to find a roaring crowd of approximately 600 students gathered in front of 130 Beacon Street. The September 26 rally started with a silent, one-mile walk from Fensgate. The marchers carried signs and ban- ners, as well as donning black arm bands as a symbol of mourning the lack of communication between the administration and students. They joined the other 350 in front of the Mass Comm building, and the rally began. The crowd responded boisterously to words from SGA President Robert Stafford, Craig Vachon, treasurer, and ' Senators Cedric Harmon and es- pecially Marc Douthit who said, " We will speak as a unified student body - and we will be heard. " The protest was supplemented by a postcard drive which was presented to the school ' s Board of Trustees, ex- pressing the students ' concerns on the institution ' s relocation from Boston ' s Back Bay. There was also a vote polling stu- dents ' feelings with 617 voting against the move, while only 33 were for it. All in all it was a very productive, eventful and successful show of stu- dent unity. 20 Rally % VI AV IS HnKTjjjj feicv r v . S ci ’ jfc d M A.. Rally 21 Gloria Gloria, the first hurricane to strike the area in almost a decade, inflicted se- vere damage on both the city and state. Despite the masking tape craze, broken glass littered streets from the North End to Brookline. Uprooted trees obstructed the paths of many vehi- cles, and smashed a lot of others. The wind measured over 100 m.p.h. and waves battered the shores and seaside homes, causing millions of dol- lars in damage statewide. But as all good students know, a phenomena of nature is a great rea- son for a party. On September 27, the last block of Beacon Street (between Mass Ave. and Charlesgate East) was a garden party for the BU dorm, MIT frats, the Crossroads crowd as well as Fensgaters and Charlesgaters. The unique weather conditions, the trashed environment and the day off attracted quite a large crowd of par- ty-goers. And as with any good party, it was over when the Boston Police and the National Guard showed up with the paddy wagons. Gloria 23 OK 1 . Rf tofare lou ? Wi ' ve piscoNMecrep tx fire ¥ ,«np New gegore-SeeN zrT S2LE? V PRE2WT :ol foi« w«5 ?»kx „. UAPV? - A TASTE OF EMERSON COMEDY!! 24 No Biscuit Harambi Welcomes Students The annual Harambi (Welcome) din- ner, an event designed to welcome new students to Emerson, was held at Charlesgate ' s Beige Room. The ceremony ' s cultural roots date back to Africa, when new children were welcomed into a tribe, boys were welcomed into manhood and hunters were welcomed back from a hunt. Although the dinner is open too all new students, there is usually a low non-minority turn out. However, it is hoped that this will change in the years to come. In addtion to the dinner, the 57 peo- ple who attended this year ' s October 20 edition were treated to poetry readings, dancing and theatrical performances. Harambi Dinner 25 c t o b e r O c t o b e r O c t o b e r O c t o b e r O c t o b r O c t o b e r O c t o Union Day Union Day is a fun-filled, jam- packed event which occurs once each semester. It ' s de- signed to heighten students ' awareness about their Union. Games, contests and displays get students involved with the goings on. Union Director Sue Locklin originated this festivity this year in an effort to spread a greater sense that the Union is indeed a place for the students. Union Day I was held on October 22 and Union Day II on March 18. With the recent additions of the College Store and the Un- kommon Bostonian, more and more Emersonians are discover- ing the various functions of the Union. In a recent Berkeley Beacon poll, 9 out of 10 Emersonians chose our union over unions that don ' t chew gum. Honestly! Monster Dash The Monster Dash is an annual short distance race to benefit the United Way. On October 27, entrants sponsored by friends and local businesses dressed up in funky Halloween costumes and com- peted not only for first place fin- ish, but for best costume(s) of the year, in the different categories. Many Emersonians ran in the 1985 race, but the closest we came to a victory was the first place finish by Bridget Stafford, mother of SGA President Robert Stafford. For the second year in a row, the First Mother turned in the best time for her age group. Last year ' s race was spon- sored by V-66. 26 Union Day Monster Dash 27 K For Emerson, New Move Is Old Hat BY JOHN NICHOLSON Emerson College ' s anticipated move to Lawrence before the turn of the century, 1989, won ' t be the first relocation in the institution ' s history as a similar plan was carried out by other school administrators just six years af- ter it was established. The school, which was designed to teach the essentials of public reading and speaking was originally called the Boston Conservatory of Elocution and Dramatic Art. It was founded by Charles Wesley Emerson in 1880. Emer- son, a man of some wealth, decided to institute a college based on the things in life he found to be important, such as the power of thought and " faith in the infinite possibilities of hu- man soul. " The college ' s first home was on Bea- con Hill, on the Pemberton Square area where the Suffolk County Court is now. The building was as simple as Emerson ' s founding ideology. It attracted dedi- cated faculty as well as students, all women at the time. Courses covered such topics as articulation, Bible and Hymm reading, gesture, drama and defects os speech. Classes were origi- nally taught by six teachers including Emerson himself. The two-year pro- gram consisted of 18 subjects. Upon completion, a diploma was awarded. Tuition was $100.00 per year, with room and board between $2.50-7 a week. A total of 62 students were enrolled. Unique School On The Move The college is a unique school for it has been involved in a series of reloca- tions throughout its existence. Its cam- pus was moved for the first time in 1886. The new site was Wesleyan Hall, 36 Bromfield Street, which still stands today. The Bromfield Street campus was larger, with adjoining rooms, which offered greater classroom space. The larger campus and greater dimensions provoked Emerson to take on addi- tional faculty. Ninety-seven students were enrolled at the time of this move. Along with a new location came a new name. As of September 1886, the Boston Conservatory of Elocution and Dramatic Art became known as the Emerson College of Oratory. As stated in A Century of Eloquence, a book de- tailing the first 100 years of Emerson College ' s history written by Associate Professor of History Rev. John Coffee, under the public Statutes 1882, Chap- Emerson College’s original location in Boston’s Pemberton Square. ter 115, the name change was " For the purposes of giving a general edu- cation to both sexes such as is ob- tained in colleges with special refer- ence to the perfection in oratory . . . with the powers, rights and priveleges . . . which by law apper tain thereto. " The foundations of greatness were set. In 1901, Dean of the college, Henry Lawrence Southwick, who was named president of the school when Emerson retired moved the college to a new location in Boston. The school ' s previ- ous location had been the Odd Fel- low ' s Building in the South End, where it had been since 1881 . The new campus was Chickering Hall, located about eight minutes from Copley Square, near the Christian Science Mother Church. A high crime rate in the area was one of the reasons for the institution ' s relocation. Southwick claimed the move was " In the best interest of the students, " adding the college in gen- eral was in favor of the change. In A Century of Eloquence, Southwick said the institution at that time was in, " An undesirable quarter of Boston. " He added even though the school ' s loca- tion (South End) was held dear by the students, a new and more desirable campus was needed. Chickering Hall was rented by the college as were its previous locations. Emerson occupied the first two floors. The second floor housed nine class- rooms, two of them lecture halls. On the first floor were a spacious hall, a library and administrative offices. Chickering Hall illustrated a sence of elegance, giving the new location a regal look. Unfortunately, the elegance of Chickering Hall was short lived. The high rent, coupled with Southwick ' s " ambitious and expensive plans " for the Institution caused Emerson to relo- cate 10 years later. The reasons for the move in 1901 were basically financial. The school had raised the standards for admission, therefore, many prospective students sought their education elsewhere. At this time, the school was also prohibit- ed by law from granting degrees. Graduates were not getting jobs. There was no cash flow. The rent at Chickering Hall was $3,000 more than the institution had been paying at the Odd Fellow ' s Building. A new home was greatly needed and the plush walls of Chickering Hall were left behind. When Emerson was forced to move from Chickering Hall in 1911, adminis- trators were forced to find a new loca- tion as well. This time the school was tie ! Ml (. ncl . line Chickering Hall near the Christian Science Mother Church. 28 On The Move 25 a elocated to an office building at 30 Huntington Avenue. The institution ' s new home, the Hun- ington Chambers was located above p Fannie Farmer Cooking School. The advantage was that it was still in the city and it proved to be the last build- ng the college would have to rent, ' he disadvantages were greater. However, students made the best of he circumstaces. They began each day with a morn- ng devotion and an oral interpretation 3f a piece of literature presented by a acuity member, usually South wick. Allowing the interpretation, students erformed Emerson ' s " physical cul- ural exercises ' ' accompanied by mu- ;ic. President Southwick ' s wife, Jessie Eldridge) Southwick then led the stu- dent body in song. The one-time offices proved to be nadequate classrooms. Students sat pn folding chairs with their books on he floor, in a bare small room, lit by a single light bulb. Often times the feacher was forced to teach without p podium. It was a matter of getting jsed to until their surroundings im- proved. Teachers, like Mrs. Southwick would inspire her students by reminding fhem to " Grow with me, the best is yet T|to be. ” The stage, located inside the former office building had no scenery, but the ighting and costumes detracted from fhe ugliness and generally, the perfor- mances were successful. Productions ncluded Dicken ' s A Christmas Carol, Shakespeare ' s Hamlet and selections from Kipling. Male roles were often played by women. The " offices” on the third floor con- sisted of a large room occupied by the president, the dean, faculty, their sec- retaries and registrar ' s. The confer- ence room was also a part of this di- mension. As described in A Century of Eloquence, the huge room was like a " wire cage, where the president and the dean may retire for conferences.” In the hall outside the office was an- other " wire cage,” the conference room. This one was for the treasurer, Issachar Floopes Eldridge. Tuition was $300.00, expensive for the 1930$. Space, or the lack of it has always been an obstacle for Emerson. In the past, the campus was moved all over the Back Bay. We will soon be moving out of the city. All in the name of space. Emerson solved the problem tempo- rarily in the early 1960s by purchasing their nineth building on Beacon Street, The Fuller House, the school ' s present library. The house was originally built at the turn of the century by Gov. Eben Drap- er, at a cost of $150,000. When he died. Gov. Alan T. Fuller moved in and named the mansion after himself. After Lack Of Space Always A Problem Fuller ' s death in 1958, the house was occupied by his widow until her death the following year, at which time, Nor- man Rabb, Stop 8c Shop supermarket chain vice president moved in. He then sold it to Emerson in 1961. Rabb ' s sister- in-law was an Emerson alumna, how- ever, it is unknown if this influenced him into selling it to the college for what was then considered a bargain, $345,000. By that time the need for space was increasing. That year, enrollment went up by 20 percent. Rumors were float- ing around Emerson that administrators were interested in buying the Hamp- shire House, the home of the Bull 8c Finch Pub (a.k.a. " Cheers”) as part of the campus. Bids were made, but ne- gotiations fell through. The Fuller House was on the open market and Emerson took advantage. On February 3, 1961, the Board of Trustees voted and authorized the purchase of the four-story whitestone mansion. The process was conluded on April 4, after school officials signed the final papers. As a dormitory, the Fuller House of- fered elegant living quarters to some 30 women. Male students were al- lowed to reside there later. The man- sion provided students with class- rooms, a place for entertainment and study halls. The building also served as the institution ' s main dining room, ini- tially with a seating for those select, but eventually expanded to serve 100. At that time, enrollment was up to 670 students. As with many historial buildings in the Back Bay, conversions and renovations must be made in order to update. However, in the case of the 150 Bea- con Street building, administrators The Fuller Mansion, once the Governor’s home now houses books for Emerson. have gone too far. In A Century of Eloquence Coffee wrote, " A number of cupids adorned a gloriously painted ceiling in 150 Beacon Street. Those were painted over deliberately, be- cause apparently their nudity was found offensive by someone in authority. " Emerson is currently facing a move from the city because of similar condi- tions which plagued the Hunting ton Chambers campus and the other lo- cations. Let ' s hope that today ' s ad- ministrators will look at the past and learn from it. History repeats itself, time has shown us this. Possibly, Lawrence will be another Chickering Hall, too ex- pensive to handle. In any case, time has shown us that Emerson ' s adminis- trators are not most insightful real es- tate buyers. On The Move 29 o V e m b e r N o v e m b e r N o v e m b e r N o v e m b e r N o v e m b e r N o v e m b Parents Week I 30 Parents Weekend This year ' s annual Parents ' Weekend took place Novem- ber 1-3. This event gives parents an opportunity to visit the college and get a feel of what goes on there as to not only their kids ' academic and social lives, but also the importance and impact of the many student-run organi- zations on campus. Many events were planned to illustrate the Emerson Experi- ence to moms and dads on this special weekend. A beautiful dinner was held at the Park Plaza with musical en- tertainment by the Cabaret Players. Moms and dads will agree that this weekend provided them with a great taste of the Emerson Experience. Parents Weekend 31 Between Classes ► £’ 32 Between Classes Crossroads CROSSROADS is Emerson ' s fa- vorite watering hole and " only social gathering place. " It is the place to go to see old friends, meet new friends see everyone who ' s anyone. This year, because of the col- lege ' s new alcohol policy. Crossroads became an even more important part of Emer- son ' s social scene. Rho Delta Omega hosted Tuesday Nights at Crossroads as well as their Delta Island party. The sisters of Kappa Gamma Chi held their " Rock the Kappa " party there and the sisters of Sigma Pi Theta presented Vaz, the manager, with a special plaque for his dedication to Em- erson students. Many fraternity and sorority members celebrated the Greek Weekend festivities at this hangout, after tormenting their bodies. The seniors counted down the days to graduation by having their " 100 Days Party " there. Crossroads is as much a part of Emerson as the " Wall, " and will continue to be so as long as the college remains in Boston. Crossroads 33 1 u e c e m b e r D e c e m b e r D e c e m b e r D e c e m b e r D e c e m b e r D e c e m This year ' s lip synch contests, spon- sored by Lawrence Hall were held once again at Narcissus. The shows featured imitations of Aerosmith, Sade, David Lee Roth, Sting and a host of others. The lip synch competition gives stu- dents a chance to live out their fanta- sies as their favorite rock stars. The air guitars are matched in energy only by the " vocal ' ' performances. Chet Brewster, ' 86, who performed " I Meant No Harm, ' ' from the musical " Dream Girls " won first prize for the December 10 lip synch contest, while Tim Lalumia, ' 87, and Chris Stearns, ' 87 who performed a hit song from Simon and Garfunkel won first prize at the March 25 contest. 34 Lip Synch Lip Synch 35 e c e m b e r D e c e m b e r D e c e m b e r D Emerson Comedy Workshop Emerson Comdey Workshop, which featured Mike Drazen, Tev Dale, Moni- ca Callan, Wally Kemp, Audrey Glass- man, Dan Mizner, Eric Potter, Sue Solo- mine, Matt Pollock and Martin Bogner performed two funny shows this past year, in Charlesgate ' s Beige Room. The first show, " Jimmy Go Swim in the Moat " featured skits saterizing ev- erything from Sally Struthers ' TV ap- peals for donations, to professional wrestling, to child abuse. The enthusiasm of the first show was matched by their second perfor- mance entitled " McDutra Jr. High Pre- sents ... " It featured the best poster art of the year, but it was the quality writing and rapid pace of the show which made for another entertaining evening. e c e m 36 Comedy Workshop This Is Pathetic What was originally perceived as being a rebuilding year for This Is Pa- thetic turned out to be one of the strongest of this comedy group ' s histo- ry. The two returning members, Tony Clark and Laura Kightlinger beefed up the forces by adding Steven Vara, Don Wood, Kristin Watters, Nicole Tor- re, Matt O ' Shea, Neil Pollock and Mark Fatsberg. The first show, " Only Two Things Smell Like This, " established a retrun to the zany style the group is known for. This was followed by a riotous second show, " All My Beautiful Dreams. " A combination of solid writing and fine enssemble performance made this a banner year for T I P. T I P 37 Kwanza Christmas Dinner Kwanza is often cited as being the African Christmas, which is a misnomer since it existed before the birth of Christ. The original holiday celebrates a unique ' principle of life ' on each of the seven days. The one-day American version be- gan gaining popularity during the ' 60s, when many Afro-Americans found little cultural flavor in the general celebra- tion of Christmas. This year ' s Kwanza dinner attracted 62 people to Chalesgate ' s Beige Room. Along with the December 8 din- ner, there were theatrical presenta- tions, oral interpretations and speeches. b e r D e c e m b e r D Christmas 39 j Holland a 40 Holland Thomas Stewart UNTITLED Distance. Speculate the changes with my absence. No one is ever alone. Trusting hands that understand come willingly, sharing now something that may change; what you call yours. Distance. We ' ll reminisce of foreign people, foreign lands — and intimacy between close friends. Detached. All of us like deaf children, surrounded by walls and water, but pleasingly so— in this microcosm we call ours. Leadership Weekend Restart Retreat 41 Super Bowl Long-suffering New England football fans were treated to a Super Bowl season by the NFL Patriots. Autumn lasted until January as the usually-inept locals hus- tled their way to three upset victories in the playoffs over the Jets, Raiders and Dolphins. A city hall rally the week of the Miami game drew thou- sands of Bostonians on a cold and windy day to chant " Squish the Fish " at the top of their lungs. Our heroes obliged and Super Bowl hysteria swept the area during winter break. With the onset of second semester, fans enjoyed Super Bowl parties from Seekonk to Saugus, unfortunately spoiled by the awesome Chicago Bears, 46-10. The important thing is that fans will always savor the ex- citement of Super Bowl mania ' 86 8c We squished the fish!!! SKIN THE BEAR SUPERBOWL TROPHY BY TIFFANY 42 Super Bowl Barbara Follett Photo Contest Winner Judged by: Tom Gasse Tom Jennings Jeff Lima Sue Locklin 52 Photo Contest It Takes Thought A Tribute To The Challengers By Maria Leon i ( " Challenger, go with throttle up.” No one knew that those words would be the last we would hear before the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded 90 seconds after its 11:39 a.m. take-off on Tuesday, January 28, 1986, killing its seven crew members instantly. I Americans probably would not have paid special atten- tion to the 25th launch in the Space Shuttle Program — since it had become an ordinary occurrence — had it not been for a very important passenger. This passenger, who would be on board the Challenger ' s 10th flight, was chosen from 11,000 applicants by President Ronald Reagan last June to be the first civilian — more specifically, the first schoolteacher — in space. By the time the Shuttle was launched, every American, both adult and child alike, had found their hero 37-year-old Christa McAuliff, a Concord New Hampshire High School teacher. She had become a symbol of hope and pride in bofh our shuttle program and in America, for she exemplified fhe all-American schoolteach- er. The subject she taught high school students was Social Studies, the lessons she taught the world were self-confi- dence and motivation to allow our abilities to take us as far as possible. Her vitality and will convinced everyone to trust her; she became a teacher to the world. Through the attention given to Christa McAuliffe, we came to know the crew members she would accomapny into space. We admired and applauded Shuttle Com- mander Francis " Dick” Scobee, 46, on his 2nd flight; Michael Smith, 40, the shuttle pilot making his 1st flight; Payload Spcialist Gregory Jarvis, 41, also in his 1st flight; 2nd flight Mission Specialist Dr. Ronald E. McNair, 35; Mission Specialist Ellison Onizuka, 39, making his 2nd flight, and Dr. Judith Res- nick, 36, also a mission specialist on her 2nd flight. Of couse, whaf the world witnessed on Jan. 28 was com- pletely unexpected and utterly devastating. It was 19 years the day before that we had lost astronauts Vergil Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee when fire broke out in their shuttle while still on the launch pad, just minutes before take-off. No one thought it would happen again. On the ill-fated day of the Challenger explosion, the en- tire world felt a loss so great that it could only be measured with the grief and shock felt on the day of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. His belief in our space program had been carried on for more than 20 years and as we now began to question our faith in the space pro- gram, so we also unwillingly gave up our chance to watch our heroes fulfill the dreams the world shared with Presi dent Kennedy. Each of fhese astronauts displayed a bravery, that to them was so instinctive, that they simply did what they enjoyed and what they believed in. They taught us we cannot go farther than we aim, but that we can aim as far as we allow ourselves, for the sky is no longer our limit. Through them, we learned to take pride in America and in American technology. We dared to dream — for them and for ourselves — and although we sadly said goodbye to this crew, we realize they gave their lives for what they trusted, in their hearts, was right and good. Whenever we mention Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1986 or see the launching of another space shuttle or read the words, " Challenger, go with throttle up,” we will fondly remember Dick, Michael, Gregory, Ronald, Ellison, Judith and Christa and through our tears we will recall the most important lesson gained form these brave citizens: only those who reach can touch the stars. Challenger 45 e b r u a r y F e b r u a r y F e b r u a r y F e b r u V-66 Valentine Party Founded just one year ago, Emerson ' s Programming Com- mittee put on a smashing Valen- tine ' s Day party on February 13. That day, V-66 broadcasted live from Chalesgate ' s Blue Room, with DJ Perry Stone. Be- sides a dance contest, a sub- marine-eating contest and a soda-sucking from a baby bot- tle contest, Emersonians had an opportunity to see themselves on television via a big-screen TV. The 20-member committee was headed by Darren Scala, ' 87. 46 V-66 a r V I V-66 47 I Black History e b r u a r y F e b r u a r y F e b r u a r y F e b r u a r y F e b r u a r y F e b r Monday, January 26, marked the first national celebration of the birth- day of Martin Luther King, Jr. The long- overdue observance was an emotion- al and spiritual event not only across the conntry, but at Emerson as well. On March, 1, a special presentation was held in Dr. King ' s memory in the Student Union as part of Black History Week (Feb. 24-March 1), sponsored by Emerson ' s Black Organization of Natu- ral Interests (EBONI). Prior to the screening of the docu- mentary “Montgomery To Memphis, " which chronicled Dr. King ' s efforts to achieve racial equality and harmony, there were speeches by several stu- dents and a memorable tribute to King and society in general by Emerson pro- fessor Mark McPhail, “What Manner Of Man. " Other Black History Week activities included poetry readings, a black triv- ia game show, a presentation of black historical films and videos and a week- long scavenger hunt. 48 Black History Week Black History Week 49 J F b r u a r y F e b r u a r y F e b r u a r y F e b r Assassin Sponsored by Alpha Pi Theta, the second annual game of espionage, Assassin was again a success this year. It ' s a game of skill and wits where one never knows his or her opponent until it is too late. Held in February, Assassin is a combi- nation of a high level of creativity and a flow of adrenalin to make up one of the most participated games on campus. 50 Assassin Places Well Always Remember Places 51 Move it or lose it. That ' s what it came down to, in the end. When “Two Centuries of Eloquence " is written in 2080, let it be recorded that Emerson ' s decision to pack up the plantation and find a piece in the valley was dictated not by a crazy whim, but out of abso- lute necessity. Cramped in the Back Bay and with little room to grow, the powers that be at Emerson College looked for a new place to hang their hat. College Presi- dent Allen E. Koenig thought he had a deal in April 1985 with the city of Bos- ton. Emerson would sell its 18 Back Bay buildings and get them back on the city tax rolls, and Mayor Ray Flynn and company would find us a new location in Boston. Emerson was shown over 25 sites in Year In Review: Fr dent Government Association (SGA) President Robert Stafford, Senators Cedric Harmon and Marc Douthit and Communication Politics and Law pro- fessor Walt Littlefield were among the stirring orators who led 400-plus stu- dents in a decision to engage in a pro- test march against Bedford on Sep- tember 26. The rally took place at the Wall fol- lowing a silent procession from Charlesgate to 130 Beacon Street. Students wore black arm bands to symbolize a “death of communication between students and administration. They chanted, “Bag Bedford " and other less printable things. Meanwhile, the college worked overtime trying to sell Emerson to Bed- ford. But the locals, led by the Board of Selectmen in general and selectwo- man Carol Goldman in particular, didn ' t want us rowdies moving into their neighborhood and, in the words of one resident near the country club property on Old Billerica Road, " Get- ting drunk and knocking over our mailboxes. " Emerson ' s Public Relations office tried, but not even someone like the President ' s RR man could have con- vinced the citizens of Bedford that we ' re really not all that bad. While some 400 Emersonians signed cards stating their opposition to the move (which Stafford delivered to the Trustees), the Bedford folks passed pe- titions and discussed taking the coun- try club back from Emerson by eminent domain. As the weather turned colder, the wheeling and dealing began to heat up. Frustrated by public opinion in Bed- ford, college officials began re-think- ing their strategy on the move. On No- vember 18, rumors that the Bedford deal was dead in the wake of two offers from northern Massachusetts cit- mosl ies of Lowell and Lawrence were con- firmed. Bedford residents were elatec by the news, and Emerson ' s SGA coulc point out their success in stopping the f move there. The L awrence offer was orchestrat- ed largely by 5th District Congressman Chester Atkins (D-Concord), who de- cided to make Emerson ' s move “the greatest achievement " of his first term on Capitol Hill. Atkins, along with retiree Senator Paul Tsongas ' bid from Lowell, set up a bidding war in early Decem- ber, which was not just flattering to Emerson personnel, but a whole lot of fun as well. The way Koenig set it up, two buses carrying students, faculty and adminis- tration would treck to the two cities on December 11. Bus number one went to Lawrence first, while the second vis- ited Lowell. Both parties got lunch, then visited the other city in the after- noon. Feedback and responses were reported to Koenig at a closed-door meeting that night at Boston ' s Park Plaza Hotel. The lasting impressions of the Lowell site, 35 acres in a renovated mill build- ing, were a professional presentation by city officials, a good town location, and a relatively easy commute to Bos- ton. However, many present at the Park Plaza questioned the college ' s room for growth after it relocated in 1988, and if the $10 million asking price wasn ' t a bit too steep. The Lawrence presentation was somewhat of a lark to many students J cer who found the slide show during the city ' s presentation basic and the marching band which greeted the visi- tos at the actual site perhaps a tad on the campy side. But the lamb dinner at the Bishop ' s Restaurant was superb, and Emerson appeared to be seen as a key aspect in Lawrence ' s future. Koenig announced his decision for :ec was ear 1 4 old cor dec and around the city, but none were even close to ideal. Thus, when the class of 1985 graduated and the rest of us went home for the summer, the whole situation was up in the air. During the summer, with a Boston re- location all but ruled out, Koenig 8c oth- er school officials looked at properties in West Roxbury, Lexington and Burling- ton before deciding on August 12 to buy a 59-acre golf course in the re- mote outpost of Bedford for $4 million. No one in the administration would admit it then, and will not do so publicly now, but the Bedford decision was a bad one. As it was universally loathed by students, faculty and especially by the residents of that town. Trouble in the alleged paradise be- gan in September, when students called a forum on the move issue. Stu- 52 Year In Review II Emerson On The Move .awrence at a December 18 press inference. Students were less than pleased at the timing, coming as it did ; n the last day of the semester, when inost people had gone home for a nonth. Two days later, following the rustees ' announcement of the institu- tion ' s move to that city, another re- ption was held there, and all was orgiven. A memorandum of understanding was signed by city and school officials, A ith a target of August 1986, for groundbreaking. Throughout January, 1986, reports of legotiations with owners of the land earmarked for Emerson surfaced. Har- old Brooks, who owned 25 acres and controlled 22 more, was said to be ogainst giving his land up for 125 per- cent of its worth (under the eminent Jomain process). Following extensive dealing, Brooks agreed to a land swap deal with Lawrence in March, which gave him 80 acres of land at another iite in exc hange for his property at the proposed Emerson campus. Lawrence officials also hired Edward Logue to direct the land-taking and legal aspects of the move. Logue is known for his work on many major de- velopments in Boston, including the Prudential project and Government Center. Once the land deal with Brooks was cut, Emerson ' s architects, Stopfel Inc., began soil testing on the land. An ad- jacent plot across the Andover Law- rence town line, owned by John Cor- coran Company, was also taken by the city in March, and soil testing there began in April. Even now, with soil testing being done and Stopfel still designing the new campus, delays in the land acqui- sition and design have pushed ground- breaking for 1987. This comes as good news for current Emerson students, since the college will not be moving north until 1989, after all of us enrolled have graduated. On May 2, the Board of Trustees re- viewed a $1 million March offer and proposal by Catamount Corporation to purchase the Majestic Theatre. They decided to let Koenig go ahead with negotiations between the school and the Boston-based oil and real es- tate development company. However, the old Saxon Theatre, which the school purchased from the Sach Movie chain for $575,000 in May 1983, has not been sold as of yet. The company ' s plans are to convert the building into condominium units, while reducing the size of the theatre. Meanwhile, Koenig wants the theatre portion as a gift and plans to construct a new home for WERS-FM in the base- ment of the structure as part of a par- tial Boston presence for the school. Emerson ' s Back Bay property was put up for sale (as a package) on the open market in January, after Boston developer Paul Ferazzi ' s $105 million offer fell through due to a lack of inves- tors. Whether or not the 18 buildings are going to be sold as a package is still up in the air as a nationwide search for buyers continues. The Majestic would not be included in the package, school officials said. A unified campus and a bigger en- dowment (of some $34 million as op- posed to a $1 milllion endowment) are just two of the many dreams Koenig has for Emerson. The president stressed that his major priority is still to bring uni- versity status to the college as he had announced in his 1979 speech when he first came to Emerson. His expansion dreams have been made impossible by organizations such as the Neighbor- hood Association of the Back Bay (NABB), Back Bay residents and the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), causing university status to be posponed until the school is settled in its new location. As for the deal with Bedford, Emer- son signed a purchase and sale agree- ment with the town on May 19. The school was offered $5 million for the golf course. And the move to Lawrence is be- coming more and more a reality for Emerson as negotiations between school and city officials continue. Ev- erything is pretty much on schedule and moving along well, said Emerson ' s Director of Public Relations William Har- rold. Harrold said Emerson is looking to have control of the Lawrence proper- ty by September 1986 and is also ne- gotiating to purchase an additional 50 acres to the 79 acres in Andover, from an independent owner whom he would not identify. In mid March, the SGA made a do- nation of $100.00 on behalf of the stu- dent body, as an initial deposit for the new location of the college. Although the move no longer af- fects us directly, we the students of Emerson College should endeavor to make certain the school does right by future generations of Emersonians. We should offer suggestions on campus design, new programs and anything else that would improve the quality of life for this institution as the third millen- ium approaches. By Lew Howe 53 IV I Sigma Pi Theta and Alpha Pi f Theta combined forces to put Q on the first annual Sadie Haw- kin ' s dance. The event took h place on March 1 at Steven ' s Catering House in Cambridge. It was a great chance to ask our favorite guy or gal to dance to the sounds of a live band and DJ-ing by a few of the brothers. h M a r c h M a r c h M a r c h M a . r • c Theta ' s 1st Sadie Hawkins h 54 Sadie Hawkins RDO ' s Dreamgirls This year, Rho Delta Omega reinstated their annual Dream- girl Ball. The ball, which took place on March 29 at the North Andover Country Club offered guys a chance to ask the girl of their dreams out for an evening of fun and dancing to the sounds of Middle Class. The combination of a magnifi- cent food spread, energetic RDO brothers, past and present, and a rockin ' band were just some of the ingredients to bring back this dreamy annual event. Dreamgirl 55 A P r i I A P r i I A P r i I A P r ■ i I A P r i i I A P r i I A P r i I A P r A P r The annual running of the Boston Marathon took place on April 21, with some new changes in the race. Those wishing to see the finish had to hang out at Copley Square instead of the Pru, and the runners they turned out to cheer for were rewarded with prize money for the first time. The marathon is a writer ' s spring in Boston and Emersonians were able to take a break from term papers and studying for finals to watch the some 5,000 runners navigate the 26-mile course. 56 Marathon 1st Place Eboni Banquet On April 25, approximately 100 stu- dents, faculty, staff, administrators and friends joined together at the Lenox Hotel for Emerson ' s Black Organization with Natural Interests (EBONI) ' s end-of- the-year banquet. This year ' s banquet was especially significant because it marked the organization ' s 15th anni- versary. Community leadership awards were presented to Clinton Carter, formerly a security guard at Emerson and Lovell Dyett, of Channel 7 for their contribu- tions to the community-of-color. A special award was initiated this year in honor of Roger McPhail, associate pro- fessor of Communication Studies for his many years of service as founder, ad- visor and backbone of the organiza- tion. Walt Littlefield, associate profes- sor of Communication Studies was the first recipient of the award. Danielle Georges won the EBONI Woman-of- the-Year Award and Harold Baldwin and George Christopher Simpkins III won the EBONI Man-of-the-Year Award. All senior members of the orga- nization were presented with certifi- cates, and a special tribute was made to McPhail, who did his undergraduate and graduate studies at Emerson and had taught at the school for some 15 years. Music was provided by Steve Guisbe. Everyone enjoyed themselves while celebrating EBONI ' s past growth and future promise. Eboni Banquet 57 Spring Fling ’86 Spring Fling has flung. Yet another eventful and fun week of free events for stu- dents lit up the Emerson campus as some 400-500 Emersonians were treated to entertainment by a stilt walker, a magician who performed at the Wall be- tween April 4-8. We were also treated to music by Emerson favorite, Greg Greenway The festivities were spon- sored by the Programming Committee, headed by Darren Scala, ' 87. The com- mittee was created one year ago to program events on campus and make more use of the stu- dent activities fee paid yearly by each student. Surely everyone would agree that their 2c was well spent! Spring Fling 59 Smiling Faces 1 This year ' s Hand Me Down Night (Black Tie Ball), was held at the Hyatt Regency in Cam- bridge. On April 8, some 400 Emerson- ians, friends of Emersonians, ad- ministration and faculty mem- bers witnessed the handing down of leadership positions and were introduced to the new student-run organization leaders for the 1986-87 school year. This elegant and impressive well-organized occassion was put together by Student Gov- ernment Association, Vice Presi- dent Dawn Fisher-Gross, ' 87 and Nicholas Caprio, ' 88, SGA secretary. Among the special guests were Emerson President Dr. Allen E. Koenig, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost; Dr. John M. Kittross, Mr. and Hand-Me-Down Night Mrs. William Callahan II, parents of Senior Class President Bill Cal- lahan; Mr. and Mrs. John Staf- ford, parents of SGA President Robert Stafford; and Lawrence Mayor Kevin J. Sullivan and his wife Mary Ellen. After the roll call of all of the new student leaders, those at- tending this memorable cere- mony were invited to dance to the sounds of " Fat City " and Dave Ozer ' s DJ-ing. H M.D.N. 63 On May 4, following a great Crossroads (where else) " Get Disoriented " kick-off party, Emersonians headed out to Ag- awam, MA., for an enjoyable day of fun in the sun at Riverside Park. Emerson students could be spotted whipping by on the Cy- clone Roller Coaster, in mid-air on the famous Loop-de-Loop, swinging by on a Slingshot, or just chumming around with the park ' s wacky animals. Riverside SL 64 Riverside i Leaving Long Wharf at 8 p.m. on May 7, Emersonians sailed out for a rockin ' , misty harbor cruise. Featured on board was a DJ, and let ' s not forget the cash bar! Few were priveledged to see the infamous Dave Ozer, ' 87, dancing and socializing (as a passenger) as opposed to his well-achieved DJ status. Tickets were provided by the senior class and were free to all. Cruise Cruise 65 One of the most anticipated events during Senior Week was the Clambake held at the all- too-famous Castle Hill Beach in Ipswich, MA., on May 5. This day was a chance for many Emer- sonians to return to the beach they had gone to freshman year. Eats of the day included steamers, lobsters, steaks, hot dogs and all the fixin ' s. The rainy, hazy weather only boosted the Emerson spirit throughout the whole event. Added to the ex- citement of the volleyball games, frisbee and swimming was music by Dave Ozer. These pictures say it all - What a great time! Castlehill t Seniors 67 On May 8, Seniors and friends were invited to share in the elegance of the Senior Banquet at the Copley Marriott Hotel. This festive occassion was hosted by Senior class officers. Bill Callahan, presi- dent, Darren Cecil, vice president, Catherine " Cricket " McCracken, trea- surer and Janet Carley, secretary who did a terrific job with the presentation of the senior superlatives, along with a memorable slide show. The Carol Bur- nett and the Isabel Stanford Awards were presented to Valentina Stupek, ' 86 and Buffy Groves, ' 87. The combination of cocktails and dinner, along with other surprises and dancing a la Ozer made for a fabulous and memorable evening for all. Commencement Gala 86 Thuisdcn, May 0, 1986 Cocktada Welcome KiH Callunan Irwxxutum Reverend AueUn fXanmLnq Ca ke Catunq Ceremony PtemuUnt ASUn t- lamr) fVi franca InShota. doe of |M6 At Uraot Ituvna Speakers Presentation of Provost Awards Cr. John t Ltucm lHc» free Uient far AauienU Affairs and. Pr went PresxnUutcm of Carol Burnett Award Pro nusoT H aery Moroni Senior Banquet Senior Banquet 69 Now in its fifth year, the EVVY Awards mark half a decade of recog- nizing students who have demonstrat- ed outstanding achievement in video production. Created in 1981 by Mass Communi- cation professor Micki Dickoff, the EVVYs have become a tradition at Emerson College. The EVVYs were modeled after the New England EMMYs and are support- ed by the Boston New England Chap- ter of The National Academy of Televi- sion Arts and Sciences (NATAS), Emerson Independent Video (EIV), the Student Government Association and local television stations. This year, more than 150 tapes were judged for best PSAs, TV II and III pro- jects, BJ and Practicum, TV Engineer- ing, EIV Series, EIV News, Technical Awards, Special Productions, and TV Practicum. Organized by seniors Vicki Samble and William Kenney, this year ' s EVVYs were held on May 10 at the Berklee Performance Center. Vv ;• 70 EVVYS SENIOR DIRECTORY Abruzese. Anthony B. - pg. 168 Agnoff, Karen Alexander, Donna - pg. 150 Amber. John H. Amberson. Ann-Margret - pg. 150 Ancheta, Pamela A. Andresisno. Maria - pg. 208 Appley. Michael R - pg. 150 Ashton, David R. Assenza, Larry - pg. 161 Avakian, Sona Axt. Karen - pg. 150 Baden. Bob - pg. 250 Baharoni. Arun B. Baldwin. Harold A - pg. 151 Balk. Carla G. Banks. Caerthon M. Banks. Richard M. - pg. 151 Barbin, Wayne R - pg 151 Barry. Jeffrey A - pg 228 Bator, Yoland C. Bellantonl, Tracy - pg. 196 Benkain. Shelly A. Chorpentier, Christopher E - pg. 149 Christian. Yvonne E - pg 155 Clark. Anthony - pg. 172 Cogen. Faye A. Cohen. Melissa B - pg 180 Cole. Corinne Cole. Jeannette A - pg. 158 Coleman, Peter - pg 158 Collins. Julia A Commiskey. Kimberlee A Costanza, Judith - pg. 158 Cottrell. Jacqueline Couillaro, Wendy R. - pg 158 Crawford. Scott - pg. 204 Creach. Nancy - pg 158 Creesy. Borbora J - pg. 159 Cronin, Maureen - pg 159 Cross. Kimberly - pg 160 Crump, Judy L. Currie. Scott A. - pg. 159 Custer. Thomas - pg. 217 Czarnota, Micheleen J D ' Urso, Jodi Daley, Jr.. Robert - pg 159 Day. Karen L - pg. 208 Decusoti. Andrea M. - pg. 162 Frank. Sherri Franzese. Christine M Frazer. Brion - pg. 163 Freeman. Cynthia R Fritzsche. Adam S - pg. 156 Fusco. Paul - pg 152 Gollo, Linda Garboski, Lynne - pg. 207 Garciadeporedes. Dora E. Gasse. Thomas A. - pg. 166 Gellert. Marianne Gendron. Frederick - pg. 149 Georges. Danielle - pg. 221 Gerlinger. Karen - pg. 166 Giuliano. Laura - pg 166 Glassman, Audrey J. - pg. 166 Gleason. Catherine S. - pg. 167 Goguen. Susan Grober. Michael A - pg 167 Graham. Frances K. Graham, Robert W - pg 211 Gratz, Alexa I. - pg 167 Graty, Alexa - pg. 193 Green, Kimberly E Grinold. Susan - pg 167 Grissette. Monique McDermott. Mickey J. McFadden. Patrick - pg 152 McGuinness. Lorraine A - pg 173 McMahon, Joyce McNulty. Andrew S. Pineau. Wilfred - pg. 191 Plante. Valerie - pg. 190 Plaster. Carl E - pg 191 Poone. James - pg 194 Polito, Jacqueline A Sullivan. Cornelia W. Sweeney. Ann M. Symcox. Linda A. - pg. 181 Szakaly. Tibor 1. - pg. 202 Tack. Maria P Class o — h Meoney. Tara Medeiros, Brian A - pg 183 Medley, Iris A - pg 183 Meehan, James P - pg. 165 Popp, Robin R - pg 181 Potter. Eric - pg. 194 Powell, Lori B. - pg. 194 Prieto. Kathleen T - pg 194 Tafler, Harold L. Tarpin, Robert - pg 202 Tedeschi. Steven J. Tessier, John J. 8 Let ' s 6 Experience Mehl, Christopher E Meighan, Ernestine A - pg. 183 Mellmger. C Allen A Mendes. Lisa D. - pg 156 Mendonza. Joanne M - pg. 193 Merrill, Todd Messier. Michelle M. - pg, 188 Meyer. Patricia - pg. 184 Michielli. James N Miller. Jodi Mills, Pamela A. Milson, Susan E. - pg 183 Mirabile, Thomas M. Mirkin. Darrell E - pg. 200 Prockop. Jennifer Qua. Robert V Raimer. Laurie A. - pg. 206 Raker. Maggie - pg 195 Ratelle. Catherine N. Rauh, Peter J. - pg 195 Ray, Barbara M Reather. Blair Rebello. Joan - pg. 195 Reinold. Brian J Repeta. Trocy L - pg. 195 Reveliotis. Marlene E - pg. 206 Robins. Jill B Roque, Anne-Marie - pg. 168 Thomas, Sonia M. - pg. 202 Thomson. Janice J - pg. 203 Titcomb, Jeannie A. Todres. Rachelle - pg. 203 Torre. Nicole E. - pg 192 Torto. Michael L - pg. 203 Tracy, Elizabeth B. - pg. 203 Travers. Stanley R Triangolo. Linda A. Vachon. Guy C. - pg. 189 Van Zoeren. Diane E Vaughan. Peter A. Wager. Margaret Wahlstrom. Kenneth E. - pg. 212 It together Moffitt, Mary M - pg. 186 Moore, Mark - pg. 186 Mostacci, Robert Rosenberg. Gail - pg 161 Rossetti. Brian L. Rossmon, Rochelle A. - pg. 220 Wakefield. Anne L. Walker. Douglas E. - pg. 210 Walsh, Michele M. - pg 224 Dee. Diane C. DeGiacomo. Andrew - pg. 201 Delier. Jr, . Richard J - pg 162 Deresner. Lauren Belh - pg 153 Deslaurier, Daniel - pg 149 Dichek. Jordana L - pg 169 Digan. Elizabeth M. - pg 162 DiMaio. Anne - pg. 215 Dionisio. Christopher N - pg 162 Diston. Dione - pg 163 Dixon. Mark A Dolgins. Ellen - pg 193 Dornburgh. Edmund B. Dorrwachter. Karen - pg. 148 Douthit. Marc A - pg 227 Drozen. Michael R - pg 197 Emerson. David S. Emerson. Scott - pg 160 Ferber. Kora L Ferrara. Richard S. - pg 196 Field. Helen Finlay. Dovid P Fishel. Julio L - pg 227 Flaherty, William H - pg 163 Fleming. Gary - pg 163 Floman. Bruce B Follett. Borbora - pg 173 Ford. Meliso - pg 205 Formon. Julie A - pg 201 Forrest.Sally - pg 206 Foucher. Mary E - pg 218 Franciscus. Alexandra Gruntholt. Loura L - pg 170 Hager. Alice B - pg 28 Hansen. Brian K. Hansen. Hanne I. Hatfield, Theresa - pg. 219 Haun, Laura A. Haylor, John E Helbron, Jorge - pg 170 Helfand, Terri M - pg 170 Henderson, Jacquelin C Henderson, John - pg 170 Hewitt, Jr . Kenneth L Hill. Sandra K Hillson. Steven C Hines. Sandra R - pg 171 Hockemeyer. Kris - pg 177 Holland. Catherine B - pg 211 Holton. Glenn K - pg 185 Humphrey. James - pg 209 Hurlbut. Luther S - pg 171 Irzyk. Maura - pg. 171 Israel. James A. - pg 164 Iversen. Rosanna V - pg 171 Jacobson. Lisa E - pg 174 Jaeger, Eric G - pg. 174 Jaramillo. Juan C Johnson. Bretta G. - pg 174 Johnson. Gabnelle - pg 210 Jones. Michael C - pg 174 Jovonovic, Elena Kabot. Coren Kolajion. Gregory K Kaplan. Leslie A Karrer. John C. Keator, Mary Kehoe. Megan E Kelly. Christine B Kelly. William G. Kemp, Wollace M - pg 201 Kennedy, Jodi A Kenney, William P. - pg. 192 Keough, Jeffrey R. Keown, Kimberly A - pg 221 Kightlinger, Lauro M - pg 217 Klatsky, Tamara - pg 152 Klavans, Gary J. - pg 204 Knight. Moren L - pg 185 Kouropis, Athena E - pg. 175 Kovisars. Filip - pg 175 Kramer. Gary J - pg 188 Krissel, Dina - pg 175 Kroboth, Keyth C - pg 184 Kutner. Eric W - pg. 196 Lobe. Anne - pg 176 Landers. Natasha Lanigan. Corol - pg 175 Lavanchy. Gene - pg. 220 Leahy. Shelagh M - pg 178 Lee. Eunice • pg 189 Lehman. Wade R Lelle. Robina - pg 160 Leon. Maria - pg 206 Levitin. Lisa J - pg. 178 Levitt. Dana R. - pg 215 Lewis, Carlo D. - pg 178 Lewis. Daryl E Lezberg, llene S • pg. 178 Liberman. Donna 8. - pg 179 Lima. Jeffrey P - pg 172 Lizotte. Lori A Loconto. Robert - pg 153 Love. Fred J - pg. 179 Loveland. Wendy J. - pg 179 Lunter. Patricio D - pg 179 Lustgarten. Eric M. - pg Maccaferri. Lisa M - pg 211 Magidson. David W Moier. Marybeth - pg. 182 Manning. Kimberly A - pg 182 Monsor. Poulo M Marsiglia. John E - pg 189 Martel. Donald J - pg 182 Martinez. Peter D - pg 177 Mason. Heidi L - pg 182 Mossotti. Robert Mattern. Jennifer V Matthei. Michael R. - pg 153 Mauro. John J, Mavon. Judi A. - pg. 180 Moyberry. Benjamin L - pg. 210 Moyo. Virginia L MacAveeney. June M. McCabe. Jennifer McClure. Barbara - pg. 180 McCracken. Catherine M McDermott. Eileen C - pg. 182 Mueller. Ann W Mullins. Elizabeth M - pg 186 Murphy. Karen F. - pg. 197 Murphy. Patricia G. - pg 218 Murray. Gerry - pg. 186 Nasuti. Nicholas W. Neeley. James J Nicholson. Bruce J Nicopoulos. George N. - pg 187 Norman. Emily C. - pg 224 O ' Sheo, Matthew B. - pg. 169 Orio. Anne L. - pg 187 Orlandi. Michelle R - pg 209 Oroszko. Barbara Ossenfort, Gwen Ott, Kyle Paone. James - pg. 187 Pappos. Georgia A Porisella. Jennifer - pg. 181 Parisella, Patricia A. - pg. 187 Parks, Stephanie L. - pg. 190 Pastore. Lisa A. - pg 190 Patterson. James E - pg. 190 Pattillo. David P 190 Peorlman, Dina R Penn, Jaceolyn G. - pg 161 Perry, Michelle - pg. 191 Peters. Jonathan Pfeiffer. Michael S. - pg. 188 Phillips. Saroh N. Phillips, Bartone - pg. 208 Pike, Anthony L. - pg. 164 Wolsh. William Walters. Kimberly K. Weidman. Michael Weiner, Barry R. Weisenbacher, Russell K. - pg. 217 Welch. Kathryn - pg. 212 White. Leigh T. Whitman IV, Harold C. - pg. 165 Whitteberry. David P. - pg. 228 Whitten, Jenifer M. Wilson. Laura J - pg. 212 Windsor. Karen M. Wolf. Jeroen - pg. 177 Wolfington. Judith D. Wood, Anne N. Woods, Eric G. Wynn, Fernita - pg. 212 Wysocki, Ann Marie M. Youdeowei, Osay - pg 212 Zanelli. John Zimmerman, Stacy E. - pg. 200 Zimnoch. William J. - pg. 213 Zullow. Arnold S. ' We regret any misspelling of names and page omissions. Roth. Karen S Rothman. Bori A. - pg. 160 Rowan. John P. Roy. Melanie B. - pg. 176 Rubin. Colleen L - pg. 226 Saio David P. - pg. 198 Somble. Vicki L. - pg 193 Santagati. Steven - pg 169 Sconnell. Arleen R. - pg. 185 Schaffer. Emily A Schilling. Peter C Schmidt. Jan - pg. 209 Schofield. Robert G. - pg. 198 Scott. John C. Shattuck. Ruth E. - pg 198 Simell. Melissa - pg. 198 Simko. Ammemarie - pg. 168 Simkins. George C. - pg. 199 Simone. Ellen M. Skomal. Burton G. - pg 157 Smith. Melanie F. Smith. Michael D. - pg 157 Sopp, Diane M. Spurting. Laurie M. Stafford. Robert - pg. 219 Staiti, Nancy M. - pg 199 Stanger. Adam Staples, Noel - pg. 199 Stewart. Charles T. - pg. 199 Stockwell. Carolynn - pg. 202 Stone, Robert Stupak. Valentina D. - pg 164 Beresner. Lauren B Berge. Thomas - pg 151 Berkowitz. James S Bernard. Robert Bezoet De Bie. Edward B Bissetto. Joanne M. - pg 220 Bogdanovic. Craig - pg 192 Borrero. Robert E - pg 216 Boucher. Stephen A. - pg 154 Bouffard, John P - pg 216 Bowker. Amy K. - pg 154 Brewster. Chester - pg 154 Brophy, Jeanne M - pg 157 Brown. Katherine - pg 184 Brown 111, Joseph H - pg 154 Bruno. Doric - pg 215 Buchan. Holly K Burke. Sheila M - pg 155 Calamita, William F - pg 225 Callaghon, Moureen M - pg 200 Callahan III. William J. - pg 226 Callan, Monica M. Compbell. Kevin A. Canter. Lauro L Carey. Brian J Cariey. Janet G - pg 205 Carlson. Robert - pg 148 Carmel, Julia Catoldo. Ennio - pg 207 Cerino, Michele L - pg. 155 Chadbourn, Jessica P Chadwick. Sally - pg 155 72 Seniors Seniors 73 ... Office of the President Allen E. Koenig President Ruth Fritz Staff Asst, to Pres Board ot Trustees Mary Lahey Seretary Lois Royal Executive Secretary Accounting Amy Ash Data Entry Clerk Barbara Barnard Coordinator Kelly McCarthy Cashier Regina Murphy Sr Accounts I Administrative Computer Center Gerd Bond Exec. Dir. of MIS Mark Ruggiero Manager Derek Thomas Programmer Office ot the Vice President for Admlnlstra Services Miriam Anstey Vice Pres. Beverly Lawson Exec. Sec- retary Admissions Jane Brown Dean Lynne Blackman Ass ' t Director Linda Cramer Ass ' t to the Di- rector Helen Cross Ass ' t Director Constance DiCocco Admissions Coordinator Mary Ellen Horne WP Data Entry Ok Paul Marie Asslt Di- rector Joyce Warner Charlotte Wlnship Advising Learning Center John Colligan Linda Camp David Daggett Kathleen Drennan Sharon Morin Sherri Oken Susan Whitmore Athletics James Peckham Hugo Loza Janice Novak Jean Peckham Derek VanDyke Dave Nevln took store Susan Tabano Lisa Rosenthal Adm. Clerk Secretary Assistance Director Learning Specialist Math Specialist Staff Assistant Study Sk Couns Wr. Spec Counselor Sr. Secretary Director Soccer Coach Phy. Fit. Instructor Adm. Asst. Ass ' t Basketball Coach Coord, of Recreation Volleyball Coach Manager Coordinator Office of Vice President for Business and Finance George Broadbent Vice President Sally Arnold Executive Secretary Career Services Kathy Sturges Director Jack Doolin Intern Job Coor- dinator Judith Sher-Jenney Adm. Ass ' t Communication Disorders Charles KHm Chair Susan Beane Academic Secretary Carol Biederman Secretary Pamela Rubens Adm. Ass ' t Ann Solomon Ass ' t to Dept Chair Faculty Cynthia Bartlett Ass ' t Professor Suzanne Bennett Assoc Professor David Luterman Professor David Maxwell Professor Suzanne Swope Professor Sandra Cohn Thau Clinical Assistant Nancy Townsend Clinical Instruct Geraldine Wallach Professor Marie Chesnick Research Scientist Communication Studies Vito SBvestri Chair Jean Gibson Admin. 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David Murphy Head Professor Professor Media Svcs Michele Dickoff Assoc Glenn Snowden Assoc Naomi Ruben Acquisitionist Professor Professor Joanne Schmidt Circ Manager Robert Hilliard Professor 78 Faculty Robert Hoyt Ass ' t Professor Inga Karentnikova Ass ' t Professor Jeffrey Lukowshi Assoc Professor George Quenzel Professor Physical Plant Robert Robichaud Director Debra Barnes Staff Assistant Lisa Aliberti Service Coord Joseph Mahan Oper Maint Supervisor John Sroka Mngr of Custodial Donna Stoops Business Manager Office of the Provost J. Michael Kittross VP Provost Pamela Roy Exec Secretary Edna Ward Assoc Dean Purchasing Office John Chase Director Janet Belcher Sup Tele Mail Alberto Botelho Lead Printer Andrew Connor Clerk Janice Cox Telephone Svcs Coord. Kim Hester Clerk Wayne Martin Ship Rec. Reglsrar’s Office Neil Davin Reglsrar Lisa Cusick Reg. Ass ' t Martha Jussaume Ass ' t Reg. Kathy Repucci Clerk Security Russ Fontaine Director Faculty Mary Ellen Adam Ass’t Donald Brangwynne Van Driver Professor Richard Brisbois Ass ' t Miles Coiner Ass ' t Brady Bryan Director Bus Driver Robert Colby Professor Ass’t Clinton Carter Officer Professor Steven Day Officer Gary Cotter Ass’t Yvonne DeLuz Officer Professor Richard Graynor Officer Janet Craft Ass’t Edward Powers Officer Professor Glen Robyn Bus Driver Mary Harkins Assoc. Daniel Scrima Officer Officer Timothy House Professor Ass ' t Kenneth Silva Officer Professor Philip Tucker Bus Driver Ronald Jenkins Ass ' t Bruce Zeidman Sergeant Professor Office of the Senior Vice President Timothy Jozwick Carol Korty Ass’t Professor Assoc. John Zacharis Sr. VP Professor Jane Loveys Exec. Timothy Kupka Ass’t John Kittross Secretary Dean of the College Jeffrey Martin Professor Asst Student Accounts Leonidas Nickole Proffessor Professor William Crayton Manager Martin Owusu Ass ' t Leila Bell Student Professor Accts. Rep William Sharp Professor John Blute Student Accts. Rep Writing, Publishing S Literature Theatre Arts Chair Richard Duprey Andrea Kunst Chair Secretary Harry Morgan Faculty Paul Brown Sp. Ass’t Dewitt Henry Ass ' t Mary Carey to Chair Costume Sean Gresh Professor Ass’t Shop Super Ass’t Tech Charlotte Lindgren Professor Professor Director James Randall Professor David Pruitt Master Lynn Williams Professor Lynn Scovel-Chester Carpenter Ass ' t Carpenter Faculty 79 80 Theatre Arts Theatre Arts 81 " •THaJr W Or % rV% High Energy Musical Organized in the fall of 1984, the Cabaret Players, a troupe of 45 Emersonians, performed a variety of musical theatre throughout Boston. They started off the 1985-86 school year with " Orientation ' 85 " presented to all new Emerson students. On October 12th 8c 19th the troupe performed " Live at Faneuil Hall " and on October 18th presented a benefit performance for Ox- Fam. The players presented a lively show enjoyed by all. 84 Cabaret Players Cabaret Players 85 Acting At On November 15-23, 1985 Emerson Mainstage presented " Up Against It, " under the direc- tion of Jeffrey Martin. Written by Joe Orton, the play was a stage adaptation of a screen play, " A Work in Progress. " The cast, un- willing to finish what Orton did not, allowed the play to work on its own terms. On Janurary 24, 1986 the en- semble was invited to the Amer- ican College Theatre Festival at the University of New Hampshire. The ensemble was 1 of 7 pro- ductions chosen out of 60, an honor at most. Cast Lisa Bianco Klay Brown Daniel L. Carson Sarah Cowie Lori Denmberg Sheryl Dyer Cyndi Freeman Jacqueline Grad Skip J. Hunt Jon Marko William Neish Andrew Osborne Lisa Peakes Bart Phillips Sarah Phillips Anthony Scipione Tim Sprague Carolynn Stockwell Valentina Stupak Robert Toombs 86 ' ' Up Against It " Jts West On October 11-13, 16-19, 1985 Emerson Mainstage pre- sented ' ' Winterthing, " a chilling children ' s story of superstition and folklore. Directed by Robert Colby, the show presented a pleasant array of the fears, quirks and morals of a family iso- lated on Winter Island and the results of their stay. Cast David Whipple Amy G Cole Jeffrey Squire Stacey E. Caplin Lynda St. James Lisa Peakes Sally Thurer Gary Kramer " Winterthing ' ' 87 Expressing Art On December 9-13, 1985 the Emerson Dance Company pre- sented its ' fall dance produc- tion, which consisted of two BFA projects by Teresa Chin, the Em- erson Dance Co., and an origi- nal piece adapted from a previ- ous dance under the supervision of Kei TaKai, Emerson ' s artist-in- residence. Ms. TaKai, director of the Moving Earth Theatre in New York, recreated her dance " Light, Part 15 (The Second Windfeild) " for the Emerson rep- ertory class. Ms. TaKai also made a single performance of “Light, Part 14 (The Pine Cone Fields) " on December 9th. Emer- son dancers were honored to have worked with her. 88 Dance Company On March 26-28, 1986 the Em- erson Dance Company present- ed the spring concert entitled " Dreamspaces. " The show con- sisted of student BFA projects by Michele Cerino, Heidi Mason, and Lorraine McGuinness. The show displayed a variety of dance styles and was well re- cieved by dancers and actors Dance Company 89 5 M inutes Until Curtain On April 11-19, 1986 the Musical The- atre Society in association with the Di- vision of Performing Arts presented the 33rd annual spring musical Gilbert and Sullivan ' s " The Pirates of Penzance. " This " swashbuckling " tale profiles the adventures of a young pirate-to-be, Frederic, who is a slave to duty. His duty forces him to leave his pirate friends in order to destroy them and become an honest man. He meets Mabel, falls in love, and prepares to destroy his pirate friends. Alas, it is dis- covered Frederic was born on leap- year day and is still sworn to the pi- rates. In the final battle, the pirates yield in Queen Victoria ' s name, thus a happy ending for all. L 90 Pirates Of Penzance Fc Emerson College Simon and Garfunkel- Live at Emerson College The Birthday Party " Directed by Jim Williams You wouldn ' t BELIEVE Pirate for sale 92 Theatre Arts - . " My world is empty without you. Dave. " " C ' mon down! " Here HE comes now! Faith in White " Would we lie to you? " Theatre Arts 93 Jn Memory Of Brimmer Street tost two very special people this year . Each helped to make " Brimmer- world " a little less chaotic , a lit- tle less discouraging, a little more friendly. 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We de- vote this section to who we call, Mov- ers and Shakers. These are people from all aspects of Emerson who we feel are truly instrumental to Emerson life. The 1986 Emersonian Editorial Board selects a Professor, an adminis- trator, a student and a special service award for an athletic favorite. The first person to be honored is a dear professor who is well deserving of this honor. This is Walter Littlefield, known to most of us as Walt. Walt be- gan his Emerson career in 1964. He be- came very active by initiating the pro- paganda courses here in 1965-66. In 1977, Walt was cited in the Real Paper as one of the outstanding teachers inthe Boston area in colleges and universities. Walt received a spe- cial commendation by the Governor, in 1981 for analysis of the " Make it in Mass. ' ' campaign. In his 22 years at Emerson Prof. Little- field has been consistently cited by students as an outstanding teacher of the college. He has helped build such programs as a solid overseas program, before the college came upon Kasteel Well. Walt also initiated a strong relation- ship with Senator Mark Hatfield, and was instrum ental in getting Hatfield as commencement speaker and an Hon- orary degree for him from the college. In October students saw Walt ' s de- votion during the " Conspiracy of Si- lence ' ' that overcame the faculty and administration over the Move issue. Walt was the only faculty member to speak to the students at an Open Fo- rum held for concerned students. Currently, Walt is Chief advisor to the Communication, Politics and Law pro- gram. Under his leadership the pro- gram has grown to a solid 50 students per year. There has also been special internships established in the stae At- torney Generals office. Walt is also a consultand to various Massachusetts ' politicians and community leaders. In his free time (Hard to believe he actually has any) Walt performs pup- pet theater with his wife, Marcie. He also enjoys gardening and is active in Marshfield ' s Little League and it ' s town politics. Walt holds a special place in the hearts of many Emersonians. The Emer- sonaian is proud to honor Proffessor Walt Littlefield,. This quote from Dr. Vito Silvestri, Chair of the Communication Studies department, sums it all up: " I want to say that we value Walter Littlefield very much in this division as a true aca- demic and citizen and as a friend to all of us. We love him dearly . . . " 112 Movers And Shakers Roger McPhail Roger McPhail is the Boards unanomous decision as our spe- cial administrator. The name evokes a certain timelessness in the minds of many Emersonians. Roger began his Emerson Experi- ence 15 years ago as a student. Upon graduation Roger fur- thered his Emerson lifestyle by joining the faculty. A true Mover and Shaker, Roger is responsible for bringing us the Cultural Cen- ter and the Office of Minority ln- ternational Affairs. Roger was constantly working to provide better services for students of color and students in general. He has succeded in bringing all sorts of Emersonians together in such events as Kwanza and Har- ambi dinners, keeping in the Afri- can tradition. As an instructor, Roger chal- lenged us to become effective communicators. He showed us the path, yet forced us to walk it alone. He illustrated how impor- tant self-expression was thru oral interp, thru public speaking, and thru interpersonal com- munication. As an administrator, Roger challenged us to develop our leadership skills. He encouraged us to make our own decisions both realistically and ethically. As a friend, Roger challenged us to take the skills that we had learned in classrooms and orga- nizations and aaply them to our everyday lives. He was always there for students to talk to-and remained a student advocate throughout his years at Emerson. His contributions to the Emer- son community are many, but, more importantly, are his contri- butions to students, and his sup- port of our efforts. For all he has done the 1986 Emersonian would like to honor Roger McPhail and thank him for all he has added to Emerson life. Movers And Shakers 113 Robert Stafford Under our special section of Movers and Shakers, the Editorial Board had quite a selection of active seniors to choose from. In a unanimous decision, Robert Stafford rose to the top of the list. Jumping in feet first, Robert started off his four years as Freshman class prez., this was his first involvement with the student government. Sophmore year Robert was the Business editor of the Berkely Beacon Paper. Junior year Robert won the elections as junior class prez. He also organized and co-found- ed Communications-Politics and Law Association a and brought such promi- nent speakers as Senator Mark Hatfield and Joe Kennedy. Senior year Robert becaame the 1986 SGA president. The SGA team made up of V.P. Dawn Fisher-Gross, treas. Criag Vachon, and sec. Nick Caprio kept quite busy. Emersonians saw an eventful year. In October SGA held a rally to protest the moving of the campus. This was a difficult situa- tion for Robert because he was trying to convey the administration ' s view to the students and convey the students views in board and other meetings. Through his excellent communication skills, Robert successfully led the stu- dents to expressing their views thru an open forum, a rally, and he delivered over 600 cards with students votes on the issue, to the Board of Trustees Mr. Stafford was also very active in other aspects of Emerson life. He was a co-founder of the new Student Alumni Relation Association, established a stu- dent member on the Board of Trust- ees, received oustanding mention for his leadersip in the Model United Na- tions over the past 7 years, and was a also the well deserved recipient of the Presidents award with Senior class Prez. Bill Callahan. As a student, Robert achieved Deans list and was voted onto Interna- tional Who ' s Who in America. Fellow Emersonians find Robert to be very personable. Whether it ' s chatting at the wall or helping a new Emerson leader to plan an event. The 1986 Em- ersonian is proud to honor Robert Stfford as award-winning member in the Emrsonian Mover and Shaker Hall of Fame. 114 Movers And Shakers Coach Jim Bradley " James Bradley doesn ' t demand victori es from his players on the court but hopes to train winners in life. " (This quote from the Berkeley Beacon perfectly describes our next Mover and Shaker. Bradley has been a part of Emer- son for 20 years. Since 1968 " Mr. B " has served as varsity basketball and baseball coach. He has held nearly every administrative position within the Greater Boston Small College League. Since 1946, he has been coaching and operating numerous basketball leagues and camps in Boston. Active within Emerson walls as well as outside of the school, the coach has been involved in many programs which give underprive- ledged youngsters a chance to learn the game of basketball. For 10 years now the coach, along Boston Celtic great Coach John Havelicek served as directors and part owners of the John Havelicek Basketball School. Bradley and Boston Celtics coa- ch K.C. Jones set up the K.C. Jones Basketball Camp over two years ago. For all of his efforts in helping youth in the Boston community, he has been named to the New En- gland Sports Magazine Hall of Fame and was also nominated to the Board of Directors of the New England Sports Museum founded by retired-Celtic Dave Cowens. Within Emerson walls, " Mr. B " is an essential key in the Athletic De- partment. His nutty sense of humor and hearty laugh serve as a great support to fellow Emersoninans. This support is surely a factor in leading men ' s basketball to the Third Division. " Jim Bradley proved to be one of the smartest moves made at Emer- son, " said College Athletic Director James Peckham. With all of this under his belt. Coach Bradley finds his place in the Emersonian Mover and Shaker Hall of Fame. Movers And Shakers 115 Joe Kennedy When United States Speaker of the House Thomas " Tip " O ' Neill announced his retire- ment, the race was on to fill his 8th Congressional seat, More than 15 candidates ran, but the two front-runners were the two with the most famous names. Both visited Emerson during Spring ' 86, They are Joe Kennedy and Jim Roosevelt. Joseph Kennedy II, son of Rob- ert and nephew of former Presi- dent John F. Kennedy, attract- ed a large turnout to the Student Union on March 31, as 200 or so Emersonians squeezed into Room 21 to catch a glimpse. Kennedy ' s 20-minute speech, which was sponsored by the Communication Politics and law Association, was more style than issues. But the young candidate ' s stage presence and public ser- vice work with the Massachu- setts Citizens ' Energy Corpora- tion made him more than a guy with a famous name, leading all of the polls as of June 1. 1 16 Movers And Shakers Jim Roosevelt James Roosevelt, in contrast, portrayed a personal side. A grandson of former Presi- dent Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the candidate embraced many of FDR ' s new deal policies and promised to bring them to Washington with him. Along with State Senator George Bachrach and local representative Thomas Gal- lagher, Roosevelt offered local democrats an alternative to a new generation of Kennedy rule. Regardless of the outcome, the 8th district race showed why Boston is the political hotbed of America, and why there is no better place to get involved in the plitical scene. Roosevelt ' s April 17 visit to Em- erson was sponsored by the In- tercollegiate Student Govern- ment Association. The newly-established organi- zation was founded by fresh- man class president Garrett Bess inan effort to bring together stu- dents from various Boston-area colleges and universities. Movers And Shakers 117 1 18 Greeks Alpha Pi Theta Ipha Pi Theta, THE social fraternity on the Emerson campus celebrates it ' s 40th anniversary this year. The- ta, the proud winners of Greek Weekend, co-sponsored the first annual Sadie Hawkin ' s Day Semi-Formal with their sister so- rority, Sigma Pi Theta. m Dave Sella, John Scott, Neil Morman, Shaun Duffy, Scott Emerson, Russ Redman, Joe Derrico Charlie Mann, Mike Drazin, Steve Loeb, Pat Kelly, Robert Stafford Sigma Pi Theta Bari Rothman, Maureen Callaghan, Mickey Golden, Lisa Gilman, Libby Jackson, Maureen Cronin, Nancy Mulliken, Jessica Schneiderman, Leslie Porter, Kelly Wolf- ington, Caren Kabot, Kim Hamer Theresa Fernandez, Gibby Murphy igma Pi Theta was found- ed in 1979 as a social so- rority dedicated to pro- moting unity, support and awareness amoung the women of Emerson College. Sigma ' s goals include encouraging the growth of the individual. This year Sigma held the Great ' 85 Scavenger Hunt and co-spon- sored the first annual Sadie Hawkin ' s Day Semi-Formal with their brother fraternity. Alpha Pi Theta. Once again. Sigma was the proud winner of Greek weekend! Sigma 121 Zeta Phi Eta eta Phi Eta was The unique National Profes- sional Fraternity in the communications Arts and Sci- ences on the Emerson Campus. As a bit of Zeta trivia, the word fraternity was derived from " phrater " , a bona f ide Greek word, meaning member of the tribe composed of either men or women. Zeta founded the Al- pha chapter in 1908 . Zeta is proud to promote unity, love, guidance and wisdom within its members. This year Zeta cele- brates its 78th anniversary. Vivian Geary, Ana Machado, Donna Giardino, Sheila Gentile, Anne Michaud, Monica Becker, Jackie Henderson, Ellyn Evans, Andrea Gianetti, Laurie Rainer, Tim Stepich, Adam Fritzsche, Susan Grinold, Martha Pape, Jim Cypher, Brett Dewey, Kristin Boutin, Scott Stiffler, Mike Smith, Kim Manning, Wally Kemp, Liz O ' Donnell, Theresa Hatfield, Bill Callahan, Colleen Rubin, Jen Ingalls, Craig Vachon 122 Zeta .. Rho Deta Omega Jay Beinstock, John Spingola, Craig Bogdanovic, Myles Elstor, Alumni: Mitch, Tony, Chuck, Ken Heweitt, Tim Corcoran, T.J. Maher, Chris Kelly, Trip Thunhorst, Rich Mellil, Dave Ozer, Advisor: James Peckham, Mike " Bubba” Sale. RDO 123 ho Delta Omega was founded in 1947 by a group of World War II vet- erans. Rho Delta Omega is based on the idea of brother- hood. The brothers of RDO feel that a large quantity of brothers is not necessary to establish this idea. It was the quality of the man rather than the quanitity of the men that is important. For this reason RDO has always re- mained small, but maintained a high percentage of scholastic, athletic and extra-curricular ac- tivity leaders. PAD Kappa Gamma Chi appa Gamma Chi is made up of a unique group of proud women. The sorority, founded in 1902, is dedicated to professionalism in the communication field. This year Kappa held their annual blood drive, sponsored St. Kap- patrick ' s Day and a comedy theater show. Kappa is also proud of its strong ties with their brother fraternity. Phi Alpha Tau. me L-R: Erin Morrisey, Linda Brennan, Allyson Verdi, Jeanne Brophey, Cricket McCracken, Lori Denniberg, Mary Pingree, Pam Chalout, Kathy Delaney, Sue Hester 124 Kappa Phi Alpha Tau Newest Brothers: L-R Andy Carlson, David Carlton, Jeff, Bell, Dan Sachoff, Mark Donovan, Joe Roche, Chris Black, Ryan Breneman. hi Alpha Tau, founded in 1902 was the nations old- est communication arts fraternity. Each year Tau spon- sors the all college press confer- ence and gives the Conner award to someone who has ex- celled in the communication field. Phi Alpha Tau was proud of its strong ties with its sister soror- ity, Kappa Gamma Chi. Chi Delta Chi hi Delta Chi was the newest social sorority on the Emerson campus. The sorority was dedicated to the support of its sisters and stands for sisterhood, friendship, trust, love and unity, without the loss of individuality. XAX Active Sisters: Katherine Rojas. Janet Egan, Kelly O ' Brien, Renee George, Liz Moratta, Bethany Blake, Margo Baker, Kate Grahm, Lori Eskowitz, Rosemary Walsh, Amy Morris, Rachel Pequinot, Stacy Fager, Elizabeth McReady, Jen Witt, Jen Jones, Robyn Moll, Barbi Peabody. 130 Sports sipccts Sports 131 Key injuries hurt the Lion baseball team in 1985, as they struggled to a disappointing 1-11 record. The Lions, however, hope for a promising future as they losed only one player, Eric Woods, who had been an outstanding all-aroung player in his final years at Emerson. Catcher Tim Corcoran will lead a sol- id returning infield of Tom Tate (.410 1HR), shortstop Eric Sherman, second baseman Tim Neverett (.375), and An- son Tebbetts. Mike Potenza will take charge in the outfield; while some young fireballers hope to pace the Em- erson Lions, coached by Jim Bradley, to the playoffs in 1986. 132 Baseball 4 4 Baseball 133 The hearts and true spirits of Emerson ' s soccer team shined brightly through their injury filled 0-12 season. With injuries to key players Captains Michael Kate- har and Michael Harris, Coach Hugo Logo was able to rein- force his attack against some sticky opponents. Helping to keep the team afloat and charging, were Dawn DeSi- mone, Paul Stickel, Jay Bein- stock, and several Pele clones. Surfacing as part of the back- bone to this soul-filled team, were goal tender Stephan Hen- ry and team scoring leader George Nicopoulos. 134 Soccer Coach Gwen Jones and assistant David Neville tackled the Women ' s Di- vision of NCAA III Basketball with their upstart women ' s team at Emerson. This Lion ' s team featured a starting line-up of Lisa Ricci, Suzy Allaire, Dianne Dirlam, Barbara Turman, and Libby Jackson that helped the women to a record of 4-12. Team leaders this season were Dianne Dirlam with 15 points per game and Libby Jackson with 8 rebounds per game. Showcasing the ferocious sup- porting cast were Lisa DeHaan, Sa- mantha Rutherford, Laura Douglas, Kendra Sherwood, and Carolyn Freyer. irst Row: Lisa Ricci, Laura Douglas, Samantha Rutherford, Carolyn Freyer; 2nd dw: Lisa DeHaan, Barbara Turman, Libby Jackson, Dianne Dirlam, Kendra Sher- ood, Suzy Allaire. Basketball 135 The 1985-86 season brought an end to the Jim Bradley Era. In his twenty years as Emerson ' s basketball coach, he brought the program from the back of a station wagon to NCAA Division III status. The Lions compiled a 7-14 record and were led by center Chet Brewster, who led the team in scoring (13.6ppg) and rebounding (11.6rpg). Brewster surpassed the 1500 point milestone in his four year career at Emerson. Senior Harold Baldwin scored over 1000 points as a four year starter. Emerson lost only two regular start- ers and only six seniors: Brewster, Bill Flaherty, Marc Douthit, Jim Paone, and Paul Galmitz. Next season this young team will be led by two returning fresh- man starters and a new coach and can be considered a top contender in the Commonwealth Coast Con- ference. 136 Basketball 138 Basketball Basketball 139 This past season was the hockey team ' s Winter Wonder- land! Coach Drew Taylor ' s team, featuring Captain Stan Travers, star goalie Mike Po- tenza, John Jones, Culter Whit- man, and a host of others, brought Emerson its best record ever in Hockey. The record of 6- 4 was boosted by the quick snapshot of scoring leader Seth Cohen. 140 Hockey First row: Coach Drew Taylor, Peter Fabris, Mike Potenza, Jim Marshall, Jim Michielli, Seth Cohen, Stan Travers (Capt.); 2nd row: Jim Barry, Cutler Whitman, Tom Tate, Paul Vandorph, John Burton, Jason Borgeau, Peter Schilling, Dan Rosenberg, and Tom Almeida. Missing from photo: Mike Harris, Jeff Poyant, and John Jones. Hockey 141 Looks are not always what they seem to be. Such as the case with the softball team ' s record of 3-7. Coaches Gwen Jones and David Neville con- structed a powerful nucleus which consisted of the smoking arm of Suzy Allaire, coupled with the fielding of Sa- mantha Rutherford, Julie Baldasare, Betsy Ventreska, Debbie Luchini, and Mary Carbone. Leading the attack with batting averages venturing in the 400 ' s were Captain Dawn DeSimone (478) and Kelly Deutsch (402). First row: Kellyann Deutsch, Diane Dis- ton, Carolyn Preyer, Dawn DeSimone (Capt ), and Samantha Rutherford; 2nd row: Suzy Allaire, Mary Carbone, Deb Luchini, Julie Baldasare, Jennifer Huntley, Betsy Ventresca, and Karolyn Obediente. 142 Softball Softball 143 144 Softball Softball 145 146 Seniors Seniors 147 148 Seniors Chris Charpentier MC Film (R) Dan Deslaurier MC Radio Seniors 149 Donna Alexander MC Broadcast Journalism Ann Margret Amberson Theater Arts 1 . v Karen Axt CS Adv P.R. Michael R. 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Studies B 8c O Jeffrey Barry MCFilm V 228 Seniors John Karrer Creative Writing James J. Neeley MC Film Seniors 229 A Look Back Our life at Emerson has brought about many changes in our attitudes, our friend- ships, and our lifestyles, and throughout the past four years, the world around us has also changed. REMEMBER WHEN: in 1982 — The unemployment rate frighteningly hit double-digits for the first time since 1941. — We watched the last Lou Grant Show on CBS and said goodbye to the Doobie Brothers. — Tylenol capsules were recalled after seven people died from cyanide-laced capsules. — The popular items were: Valley Girls, stuffed croissants, shoulder pads, designer underwear for men by Calvin Klein and 3-D sunglasses for TV. QUOTABLE QUOTES: — " Those who choose matrimony do well, and those who choose virginity or voluntary abstinence do better, " Pope John Paul If — " object to everything your bumper stick- er says and will fight to the death for your right to stick it, " bumper sticker — We were saddened by the deaths of Bess Truman, John Belushi, Murray the K, Princess Grace and Henry Fonda. in 1983 — 125 million people viewed the last episode of M ' A -S’H — The 10-hour miniseries The Thorn Birds was aired for the first time. — Julio Iglesias brought his music to America. — Motown celebrated its 25th anniversary. — Nukes wiped out Kansas in TV ' s The Day After. — We took pride when Vanessa Williams be- came the first black woman to be crowned Miss America and Dr Sally Ride became America ' s first woman in space. — We remembered the 20th anniversary of John F. Kennedy ' s assassination. — Joan Rivers was chosen as Johnny Car- son ' s first-ever permanent guest host. — Even a downpour couldn ' t send 400,000 fans home from Diana Ross ' Central Park concert — The popular items were: Cabbage Patch Kids and Flashdance sweatshirts. QUOTABLE QUOTES: — " I was chocked up all day. Every time I did anything, I thought, this is the last time I ' ll do it, and I ' d start to cry, " Alan Alda, upon filming the last episode of M ' A ' S ' H — " He ' s the best looking man in a dress I ' ve ever seen, " TV fan Debra Berlyn, of Richard Chamberlain as a priest in TV ' s The Thorn Birds. — We were saddened by the deaths of Ka- ren Carpenter, David Niven, Tennesse Wil- liams, Lillian Carter, Eubie Blake, Humberto Cardinal Medeiros, Barney Clark, Frank Reyn- olds and Jessica Savitch. in 1984 — Bernard Law became Boston ' s newest Archbishop. — The Michael Jackson Victory Tour was launched, although it was boycotted in our own Foxboro — We celebrated the fact that Baby Fae became the fifth human and the first infant to receive an animal heart, while William Schroeder became the second person to re- ceive a permanent artificial heart — Vanessa Williams lost her Miss America title after nude pictures of her were published in Penthouse Magazine — Christina Ferrare divorced John DeLorean after his aquittal for extortion, bribery and drug dealing. — Geraldine Ferraro put her name in history books as the first woman to run for vice presi- dent of the United States. — We celebrated when the U.S. took home 83 Olympic gold medals. — We cried when Rhode Island ' s 4-month- old Geri Ann Richards was found raped and brutally murdered. — Singer Barbara Mandrell was seriously in- jured in a car accident which claimed the life of the driver responsible for the accident. — The final episode of Happy Days was aired with the adoption of a son by Fonzie and the wedding of Joanie and Chachi — Ronald Reagan won his second term as U.S. president — The popular items were Guess Jeans, Ghostbusters, one Michael Jackson glove, " Where ' s the Beef? " and Trivial Pursuit. QUOTABLE QUOTES: — " I had goose bumps going up and down me, " Mary Lou Retton, when asked how she felt after winning one gold, two silver and two bronze medals in the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. — " My fellow Americans, I ' m pleased to tell you today that I ' ve signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes, " President Reagan, in testing a microphone for his weekly radio address. — We were saddened by the deaths of Jim Fixx, Count Basie, Jackie Coogan, Ethel Her- man, Andy Kaufman and Richard Burton in 1985 — Claus von Bulow was found innocent in a re-trial for the attempted murder of his wife Martha " Sunny " von Bullow, now in an irre- versible coma — Thomas " Hit-Man " Hearns was knowcked out in the third round by Marvelous Marvin Hagler — Apollo Theatre celebrated its 50th anniversary. — Tahnee Welch (daughter of you know who) graced the silver screen for her first ma- jor role in the movie Cocoon — We prayed for President Reagan, who un- derwent a three-hour operation for cancer. He later met with Soviet leader Mikhail Gor- bachev for the first time at the Geneva Summit. — Mary Tyler Moore returned to CBS televi- sion sitcoms. — Halley ' s Comet finally became clearly visible — Barbara Bel Geddes left Dallas Donna Reed took her place, then Barbara graced us with her presence again. — Subway vigilante Bernard Goetz shot and killed four teenagers who approached him and asked him for $5. — Marie Osmond broke all Mormon rules when she divorced Stephen Craig, a Brigham Young University basketball player — Boy George changed his image and posed for GQ Magazine as a preppie. — Clayton Moore won a legal right to wear his Lone Ranger mask — The lost Titanic was found — Robert and Holly Scorpio departed Port Charles by moving to Australia — Disneyland turned 30 and the Barbie Doll celebrated her 26th birthday by becoming a yuppie — Sportscaster Ahmad Rashad shocked ev- eryone by proposing on air to the Cosby Show ' s Physicia Ayers-Alien during the Thanksgiving Day parade. — The Boss broke all of the girls ' hearts by marrying actress-model Julianne Philips. — We cheered for the " new mommies " of the year: Shelley Long, Candice Bergen, Ja- clyn Smith, Rhea Perlman, Jane Pauley, Ra- chel Ward, Barbara Mandrell, Jane Seymour and Tyne Daly. — We were shocked by so many tragic circumstances: — A Delta Airlines jet crashed on approach- ing the Dallas runway - 137 were killed. — Terrorists murdered Leon Klinghoffer aboard the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro. — Palestinians highjacked TWA Flight 847 on its way from Tel Aviv to Greece — A landslide in Puerto Rico killed 150. — A Mexico earthquake left 5,000 dead and 150,000 homeless. — A dam burst in Italy and killed 200. — Colombia ' s 17,716-foot Nevado del Ruiz erupted, leaving more than 20,000 dead or missing in mud and ashes. — We Are The World became our motto as USA for Africa sang their hearts out to raise money for food to be sent to famine-stricken Africa. — Rock ' s Finest Hours were brought to us through the Live Aid concerts in Philadelphia and England with guests such as Tina Turner, 230 Remember When Mick Jagger, Phil Collins, Sade, Patti LaBelle, David Bowie, Kenny Loggins, Madonna, Chevy Chase, Sting, Hall and Oates, Dionne Warwick and organizer Bob Geldoff, making 1985 the " Year of Giving " in the entertain- ment world, — The popular items were: Swatch watches, Reebok sneakers. The Cosby Show, Levi ' s 501 jeans, stirrup pants, Billy Crystal ' s " You Look Mah-vet-ous " v ideo, the lace look, the drug " ecstacy, " Miami Vice and Teddy Ruxpin. QUOTABLE QUOTES: — " I can ' t deny that you like me! You like me! " Sally Field, as she accepted an Oscar for her starring role in Places in the Heart, — " Every mother thinks her son is Jesus Christ, " Elizabeth Taylor, on her son Michael Wilding ' s role in NBC-TV ' s A.D. — " Yeah, I hit her, but I didn ' t hit her more " Sky King " Grant, Phil Silvers, Rock Hudson and Rick Nelson in 1986 — The Chicago Bears were victorious over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XX. — We mourned the deaths of seven crew members when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded — Martin Luther King ' s birthday was a cele- brated holiday for the first time. — President Reagan celebrated his 75th birthday — Sally Field received Harvard University ' s Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year award. Sylvester Stalone accepted the Hasty Pud- ding Man of the Year award, with much criti- cism from Vietnam veterans. — Kenny Rogers underwent major surgery to remove a cyst from his vocal cord. — Johnson and Johnson recalled all Tylenol capsules and refused to manufacture any more following three deaths caused by the capsules laced with cyanide. — Phillipine President Ferdinand Marcos finally gave up his title and fled the country, while Corazon Aquino, widow of the murdered Benigno Aquino, took over as president of that country. — Valerie Harper joined Mary Tyler-Moore in- making a comeback to television sitcoms. — Grammys were awarded to Phil Collins, Sade, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Lio- nel Richie and Quincy Jones among many others. A special award of merit was re- ceived by the Rolling Stones for their contri- bution to music. — Proud mommies were Jerry Hall, Olivia Newton-John and Christie Brinkley. — Robert Penn Warren became the first offi- cial United States poet laureate — The popular items were: razors for the Mi- ami Vice look. Dr. Ruth Westheimer and fash- ions from Benetton. than the average guy beats his wife,” Ike Turner, commenting on reports that he had mistreated ex-wife Tina Turner — " A whole afternoon we were, like, making love. I was thinking, God, I ' m getting paid for this! " Sting, on being Meryl Streep ' s lover in the film Plenty. — " I always wanted to be somebody. I see now that I should have been more specific, " Lily Tomlin, in her Broadway show. — We were saddened by the deaths of Yul Brynner, Samantha Smith, E B White, Ruth Gordon, James Beard, Karen Ann Quinlan, Orson Welles, Margaret Hamilton, Nick Colo- santo, Selma Diamond, Anne Baxter, Kirby QUOTABLE QUOTES: — " I ' d like to thank God . . said Michael Jackson, as he accepted his Grammy for co- writing We Are The World. — We were saddened by the deaths of Don- na Reed, Gordon MacRae, Mrs. Marion Klinghoffer (widow of Leon, who was killed last year aboard the Aquille Lauro), James Cagney and Ray Milland. Oscars went to: Out of Africa. Best Movie William Hurl, Best Actor, Kiss of the Spider Woman Geraldine Page, Best Actress, The Trip to Bountiful. Say You. Say Me by Lionel Richie, Best Song, White Knights. Sydney Pollack, Best Director, Out of Africa. Don Ameche, Best Supporting Actor, Cocoon Anjellca Huston, Best Supporting Actress, Prizzi ' s Honor Kurt Cuedtke, Best Screenplay Adaptation, Out of Africa William Kelley, Pamela Wallace and Earl W. Wallace, Best Original Screenplay, Witness As we enter life after Emerson, we can look back with tears and smiles and look ahead with the knowledge that no matter what happens in our lives, we can be sure that times will keep on changing. BY MARIA LEON All Quotable Quotes taken from LIFE Maga- zine, a registered trademark of Time Inc. Remember When 231 Graduation 233 Ah, finally the big day! How do you spell relief? G-R-A-D-U-A-T-l-O-N. Emer- son ' s 1986 Commencement took place on May 11 at the Wang Center for the Performing Arts. The Commencement Ad- dress was delivered by Senator Mark O. Hatfield, R-Oregon. The Doctor of Literature honorary degree was presented to Char- lotte I. Lee and the Doctor of Law degrees were awarded to Roger Dane, chairman of Emer- son ' s Board of Trustees and Sen- ator Hatfield. The senior address was given by Maria Andresino. Michelle Marie Messier was the valedictorian. An address was also given by senior class Presi- dent Bill Callahan. Graduation 235 k. Graduation Graduation 239 .A A° n A §l)‘ . ' It? A foM CiDd 4 AaA k i ' ' " i J HA H,Wt ibAt 7 ' A ’ A iW u - r 5 M % o h a ypyy 4 iu Jyyyyr • A. - ' . ' : i x 240 Staff Autographs Sf -C TJuir y-:- ( ydle {tiMkcii ' ) ,W- Sim Ajl Ma .’ Mli ' McX-Aft A . }) « , Ac tTu i y VCKu ' . ' l ' Vl S I , t’ V 3 kjj - ka . y p y . ' f tU ft - ctu . i ' ) so f : fU L . ttZLtif - Jt b rbsHtfl - ] Lti-Sk.su K i rid rS - 7 V l v? of S fu-J O ff J C ? ' jl ' ■ ' “ " ’ ‘ ' L. ' -t iv xo xv Pc C r i?A i£4x- A ftUit YZ ' wi Up P WCwt J ’vj f it64 ' W ipiec bfa. jf Club { ' T rurucfeut ' ■as J V la " . ,t n , ff ► A - i % f a a f f ! V J? . 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