Muhlenberg College - Ciarla Yearbook (Allentown, PA)

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«A«. InLostnuafi Wu to ' i jo OfVluii£eitiajCAcr CofiKccte 1978-79 CIARLA An Informal History Of Muhlenberg College — 1978 American Yearbook Company A Division Of Josten’s Topeka II Copyright ® 1979 Muhlenberg College Allentown, Pennsylvania EDITORS: Catherine Robertson, editor-in-chief; Priscilla Halliwell, student life; Todd Morrow, Risa Waldmen, Jeanne Mandel, Jill Macmillan, assistants; Steve Gilchrist, academics; Stephanie Jurga, assistant; Cindy Peters, administration; Mark Esposito, sports; Lisa Kroekle, Bob Steckel, Bill O’Shaughnessy, assistants; Teresa Bell, issues; Charles Pierson, assistant; Terry Hurrt, seniors; Cheryl Hawk assistant; Marc Berson, Tom Cronan, head photographers; Doug Cutillo, photography layout; Catherine Robertson, page design; Rich Truitt, business; Ron Freydberg, assistant; Kris Selmer, Debbie Culp, Formatt type; Kathy Wattenberg, head typist; Brenda Colatrella, assistant. STAFF: Joe Gill, Chris Schulze, Jesse Kerdell, Stephanie Grant, Jill Bortz, Linda Letcher. Barb Selick, Sue Nebelkopf, Helen Boren, Sue Shulman, Debbie Percival, Gail Yurkanin, Don Chapman, Georgette Boulegeris. PHOTOGRAPHERS: Pete Motel, Doug Cutillo, Jon Crossette, Trish Freidel, John Feeman, Mike Helfand, Bob Steckel, Chris Phillips, Tom Hauer, Bruce Fletcher. The 1979 Ciarla was printed by American Yearbook Company in Topeka, Kansas. The cover material is arco white. The cover design is a four-color lithograph. Throughout the body of the book, the paper, made by Consolidated Paper Company, is 80 dull enamel finish double coated. The sports section includes 100% specially processed four color. Times Roman and Times Roman Italic are the type styles in the opening, chapter headlines, and body copy. Other headlines were prepared by Formatt art aids. The cover was designed by Catherine Robertson and drawn by Steve Stiffler of American Yearbook. PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Ill Contents Prologue V Chapter 1 The College Life 1 Chapter 2 Podiums And Postulates 27 Chapter 3 First Floor Ettinger 65 Chapter 4 Good Sports 73 Chapter 5 Beyond The Books 115 Chapter 6 These Times 161 Chapter 7 Stepping Out 173 Epilogue 205 Acknowledgements 207 Senior Index 214 IV Ciarla MUHLENBERG COLLEGE From a collection of photographs by Davor Photo Incorporated. Prologue v Prologue Waiting in the admissions office to meet a college dean, I couldn’t stop feeling like a high school kid. It was my visit to Muhlenberg in the spring, senior year. I remember my first long stare at the glistening library dome and the even longer stare at the glazing white C.A. They let me sit in on a class; I think it was freshman history. There were no desks, just chairs with arms on them. No clock either. My high school classes lasted 40 minutes. This one was an hour and a half, and the guy used the map an awful lot. Where’s Latvia? You’re kidding me. Is this The College Life? Of course not. Meeting two roommates and a green room at orien- tation changed my mind. Do college students really square dance? We hav VI Ciarla football team. That’s good. But no pets, right? Right. I never saw so many Podiums and Postulates in one week of high school. I think I’ll go to the library tonight. Hey, I went to the libes last night. Did you say my throat? The registrar’s office on First Floor Ettinger. Thanks. Mr. Dedekind, this course they call ‘birds’ isn’t for me. Did you know the lab was at 7 o’clock in the morning? It didn’t say that in the catalogue. Someone told me that Probability and Statistics is a good course . . . Football games are like frat parties in the afternoon. There are some pretty Good Sports here. Too bad soccer and field hockey don’t get the same support. The basketball team plays in the Christmas tournament this year. Good luck, guys. I’ll be home for the holidays. The longer I’m here, the more I realize that the college life goes far Beyond the Books. Our choir sounded magnificent at the Candlelight Service. For weeks my roommate went to “Anything Goes” practice every night. The intramural teams have games twice a week and the campus is overrun with student council campaign posters. When do they all study? I don’t know if I came to Muhlenberg expecting it to be perfect, but These Times seem to be troubled. We almost had a unionized college faculty, which means higher tuitions. We’ll have higher tuitions no matter what. The honor code was too good to be true, and Connie Kunda’s back. There are some very un-traditional issues stirring at the heart of this traditional college. It reminds me of “Victor’s Lament” trespassing on General Pete’s lawn. If I wrote down all the things that went on under the old general’s nose this year, it would make an interesting book. Imagine, “An Informal History Of Muhlenberg College, 1978-79” . . . The College Life 1 Chapter 1 The College Life 2 Ciarla Wild and crazy guys cavort on the Hen House roof. Below Left: Cindy Scarpa on her first day of school. Below Right: “ Where do we go from here?” ask freshmen. Advisors Donna Miller and Joy Fry try to answer these questions. Moving in is double trouble for Mr. Wirth. Judy’s twin sister Janet is still back at the car. Right: John Spagnola holds up the wall for Nancy Springett. that Muhlenberg campus was without electricity for the students’ first overnight stay in the dorms. By can- dlelight, resident advisors assured freshmen that blackouts are not routine problems. Monday’s classes came fast, introducing the initial two weeks of light studying and heavy partying, the first few Saturday nights of the semester producing record highs in fraternity atten- dance. Although classes started in August, the notion of summer vacation was quick- ly forgotten. Shoes became necessary, bathing suits were sent home, and the first bout with mid-terms for the semester approached as the tans slowly faded. — Helen Boren ilies, and then choosing the best of identical beds, dress- ers, and desks. Once settled, typical freshmen cautiously eyed the belongings of their roommates, using clues like the number of Jackson 5 al- bums, stuffed animals, sports equipment, thesau- ruses, Gucci accessories, or Macho cologne to stereo- type the lifestyles with which they would have to live. While the freshmen got acquainted in advising group parties and meetings, the upperclassmen resorted to water fights, hall meet- ings, and panty raids, pick- ing up where they left off last spring. Traditionally, a square dance is scheduled on that first Friday night. This year, the Allentown fair drained so much power BEWARE: While trudging up the stairs, loaded down with suitcases, food, stereos, and other necessities, the last thing on an incoming fresh- man’s or upperclassman’s mind was academics. Com- ing back to Muhlenberg in September, oh, rather Au- gust, meant searching for familiar faces, remembering names, checking mailboxes for su mmer mail, or discov- ering faces and mailboxes for the first time. For a freshman, moving in included meeting new roommates and their fam- FIRST STEP IS A DOOZY Quacking their way to victory, Karen Briggs and her group search for a sister team making similar noises. Left: A I DeGuzman is in position to scope. Below Left: Sheila Johnson and Chris McCormick are about to move in to club 300 on the third floor in East Hall. It ' s going to be a long, hard day. 4 Ciarla Isolation from current events can easily happen while living on cam- pus. Senior Rita Cutrufello makes an attempt to get in touch wih the outside world Temptations for a student with loose change, pool, ping-pong, pin-ball, and bowling are the diversions provided in the game room. Right: Dr. Edwin Baldridges ' American History colloquium demands steady concentration. Outdoor study is prone to distractions; however Vicky Feed, freshman, seems to be indifferent to her surroundings Right: The year ' s first Pub Nite is a relief from a hectic week for professors as well as students. The College Life: social versus academic 5 THE STACKS- Sooner or later we all end up in this ominous place. Below: The Backgammon trend has grown from impromptu games to lull Hedged tournaments. Seniors Mike Haynes and Bob Weiner are caught in the mania. The library, with its spa- ceous study rooms, alcoves, and hiding places is a per- fect environment in which to observe various study be- haviors. The infamous ‘throat’, a familiar fixture in the libes, earned his cut- throat reputation and title from practices such as re- serving a permanent table in the stacks, carrying more than two books for one evening into the library, and studying on a Saturday afternoon instead of attend- ing the football or basket- ball game. A more severe case of academics can be observed in the student who isolates himself on the eighth floor or the Muhlenberg Room. The third type student who patronizes the library has little in common with the throat. He is the social- minded frequenter of the main floor. On this floor the desks are arranged so that mild studying is accom- plished if one sits facing the wall and nothing but a sore neck is gained if facing the entrance. Either way, it is usually assured that in CAN CHANGE SUDDENLY ‘throat’ an unfair one. For many, a life’s career can de- pend on subject’s grade. Life is not visible in its true light from one perspec- tive; a formula for both an academic and social life, if worked out, should be hand- ed to freshmen along with the survival kit and the pig- book. — Risa Waldmen and Jeanne Mandel GRADES spending a night on the first floor in the library there is little threat of getting much read, and the odds are it will be an enjoyable social out- ing. The dilemma of where and how much to study is one that concerns the entire student population. Dorm study is distracting and vis- iting the library leads to a bad reputation. The more pressing half of the dilemma is how much time can safely be devoted to studies with- out losing the aspect of edu- cation that comes from so- cial interaction. Parental and grade pres- sure, and competition is pre- professional, especially pre- medical, programs are reali- ties which can ' t be ignored and perhaps make the label 6 Ciarla Following a decisive victory over Swarthmore, alumni and students accompa- nied an exuberant football team to the Center for the Arts for a variety of hot breads and drink as part of the Homecoming festivities. of mothers and fathers to the campus for a game in which the Mules defeated Johns Hopkins 56-20. A re- ception followed at the President’s home. The Union was empty Saturday night while places like the Aspen Inn, Widow Brown’s and King George’s were booked. After dinner, many parents stayed to be enter- tained by a variety show and a college quiz bowl competi- tion sponsored by Program Board. Epsy day, Saturday, Oc- tober 24, is the traditional day on which Lutheran high school students “take over” the campus and the students in residence either go home for the weekend or lock themselves in their rooms. After a football game and a dance held for the pleasure of Epsy Day participants, the serenity and normality which the following Sunday morning had to offer was welcomed — Todd Morrow — Fran Rosensweet quips with her father on Parents Weekend. Right: At the climax of a successful football season, John Sartori accepts the well-deserved Sidney Weikert Memorial Award for outstanding sophomore player in 1977. TRADITIONS PREVAIL “. . . And the Homecom- s ing Queen selected for 1978 ! is . . . Carla Snyder!” These words were announced dur- ing the half-time ceremonies of Saturday’s October 28 footbal l game, before the Mules stomped Swarthmore with a score of 16-14. Several thousand Muh- ■i lenberg College alumni and their families, along with students, faculty, and ad- ministrators, watched John Sartori, a junior business administration major, re- ceive the Sidney G. Weikert Sophomore Athlete of the Year Award for the 1977- ROYAL 1978 academic year. Numerous festivities were held for the alumni includ- ing: breakfast with the foot- ball team, departmental open houses, tailgate pic- nics, President Morey’s re- ception at the Center of the Arts, an Alumni concert, Muhlenberg Theatre Asso- ciation’s presentation of “Our Town,” and, for a nightcap, craps and black- jack on Casino Night in Brown Hall. Sunday morn- ing, the Rev. Dr. Daniel Jo- dock delivered the sermon during the Chapel Service. Parents’ Weekend, held on the weekend of Septem- ber 23, attracted hundreds 7 The College Life: homecoming, parents day and epsy day Lined up before alumni, faculty and students, nominees braces newly named queen, Carla Snyder Right: The sus- for homecoming queen and their escorts await the final pense was relieved when Kim Barth, president of Program verdict. Moments later, Ted Bollard triumphantly em- Board, made the royal announcement. 8 Ciarla If this is the ghost of Chuck Pyne, will Becky Davis be the new Professor Upchuck? Above Right: Sandwiched between Jeanne Mandel and Risa Wald- man, chocolate cookie outsides, is creamy center Linda MacMillan. Crossing the black cat ' s path is Tom Benson. Right: Devilish Betty Arnold carves with Ariane Terry. The College Life: halloween 9 Hut one, hut two . . . Mark Schwartz takes the hand-off evil lurks behind the glasses of this mysterious Arab sheik? from Rich Jones as they prepare for the Program Board Perhaps he is looking fora harem. Below: ‘See no evil; hear Halloween party in the Union. Right: Who knows what no evil; speak no evil.’ Halloween, the time of year for ghouls and goblins, parties and pranks was fully taken advantage of at Muh- lenberg. College students found that for a night they did not have to act as such, and could return to their childhood days dressed like crayons, M M’s, bowling balls (accompanied by pins), cone heads, and dou- ble-stuffed oreo’s. It was the perfect excuse to party on a Tuesday night (for those who needed an excuse). Most of the campus was oc- cupied by spooky activity. Paties took place at Walz, Benfer and SPE, where the bongmen took first prize in their contest for a highly original costume. The night before Hallow- een the television rooms on campus were alive with ac- tivity due to the airing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”. In a nostal- gic atmosphere, popcorn was passed around while Li- nus anxiously awaited the Great Pumpkin and Charlie Brown received only rocks as halloween treats. Students who were not satisfied with standing in Dr. John Morey’s doorway only once at freshman orien- tation, grabbed their bags and headed for Leh Street to trick-or-treat. On the way, neighborhood houses were visited and ample munchy supplies for the next few weeks were collect- ed. the most unusual things, like, dressed as a gorilla, walk through the library, or, dressed as a hooker, ap- proach that guy you ' ve been wanting to date. For an evening one can trade per- sonalities with anything or anybody, and return to nor- mal the next morning, for the most part. — Christopher Schulze The popularity of hallow- een, besides its use as an ex- cuse to bag the books, might be explained by the oppor- tunity it provides to disguise or dress up. Behind a mask, an ordinary person can do PHANTOMS PARTY 10 Ciarla A combination of cheerleaders, majorettes, and pom pom girls compliment the band with their kickline. Below: Seniors Gail V ur- kanin and Kenny Tacchino discuss the action. ‘Come on everybody do the Mule beat, ’cause today is the day of Moravion’s de- feat.” The chant of cheer- leaders, a shrill whistle, the roaring crowds, and the knocking together of hel- mets in the first seconds of the game signal the begin- ning of that glorified time of the year: football season. The Mules had a winning record, but there was more to those Saturday after- noons in autumn than long gains and touchdowns. The football phenomenon de- pends on the side-line and half-time action as much as it does on the game. Excluding the athletic ac- tion, the performance planned for spectators has become an artistic tradition. Streamers at the goal post and the team running on the field, are a necessary pre- lude to the game. The cheer- leading squad is as impor- tant as the specialty teams. A football game is a ten- sion break. Brass music is provided as a background to raucous laughing and yell- The closer you get the better the Mules look! The crowd often pressed against the fence to inspect the football machine that executed a 6-2-1 winning record for the season. ing. The fraternity brothers get drunk, the professors get rowdy, and everybody is al- lowed to hate the referee or his mother. There is a common bond in the crowd that presses to- gether, enduring the weath- er in a stubborn loyalty to the home team. At no other one place and time can ad- ministrators, students, fac- ulty, parents, alumni, and community be found in such jovial harmony. Each frat sits together, (ATO on the opposite for a ACTION OFF-SIDES SPARKLES better view), TKE’s bell and brothers have an outstand- ing reputation as enthusi- asts. The day would be a failure if bare-chested, pot- bellied Rudy Favocci did not join the kickline. No other sport at Muhlenberg is surrounded by such a pro- duction. The football phenomenon also includes an element of poignancy for the team members on the side-lines who have endured numb hands and wind sprints at practice only to watch from the bench the glory of being a football hero. Scanning the crowds and athletes reveals expressions of determination, pain, frus- tration and delight. There is more to those Saturday afternoons in autumn than long gains and touchdowns. — Cathy Robertson 11 The College Life: side-lines and half-time “Right, left, right, left. . . . Let ' s get it together; look synonomous with football. Rudy faithfully led the TKE alive!’’ Above Right: The fever of victory beams in Vinny brother’s cheering section which often rivaled the varsity Mulvihill’s face. Below Center: Rudy Favocci ' s name is cheerleaders. Pain is a requirement in athletic training. Below: Many practice ev- ery week and seldom get to play. 12 Ciarla Even without steering or bells, cafeteria trays made better sleds than dinnerware. Frolicking was irresistible when snow cancelled a day’s classes. Below: Brown’s angels winged into the lobby to deliver written gifts to all the resi- dents. Above Right: Snow job! Santa ' s helpers are Benferites Hol- ly Breuninger, Rita Cutrufello, and Bob Fecanin (above) and freshmen females, Lisa Ganzhom and Cory Nathan (right.) The little girl in his lap is Donna DeMaio. The College Life: winter 13 Although the last two weeks of the first semester are often a period of panic, pleasant distractions lead to procrastination! At the top of the Christ- mas list are finding a tree and decorating it, attending the Candlelight Service and eating the fraternity’s Un- ion’s or Christmas dinner. How often do you encounter Dr. Claude Dierolf serving you eggnog with a smile, Tim Romig carrying your tray, Lynn Klein slicing your bread or Bill Thygeson running to refill your coffee cup? Unfortunately for the cum, snow season is a time not only for finals, but also for snowballs in the fridge, skiing, and traying. In De- cember, cafe trays are at a premium. While the pres- sure is mounting, these ac- tivities pull most from their secret study places to relax and release some tension. Mind-boggling finals can alter the character of the seemingly normal person. For Example, Cedar Crest College, a five-minute drive, a ten-minute walk, becomes a getaway as Muhlenbergers move in with their books, hotpots, toothbrushes, back- packs, etc. The wardrobe of a student at this time is also a bit absurb. It usually in- cludes jeans, sneakers top- siders, no socks maybe clean underwear, and a shirt that was slept in the night before. A food fight was again scheduled during the mid- week of finals. Many stu- dents were sent invitations through the mail; however, Dean LeCount, Lynne Klein, Gail Farnam and var- ious other VIP persons at- tended unannounced. Post-final celebration means something different to each person. It may be screaming, burning books, sleeping, blaring your ste- reo, sitting comatose, play- ing pinball at Georges, star- ing at your bong as it beck- ons and then munching out on a banana sundae in the new General’s Quarters. I At the Christmas dinner, professors and administrators manned the punch bowl, coffee pots, bread boards and soup cauldrons. Rich Ri oli takes a break (above) with Tim Teichmann and Charlotte Baker. On top of all this seasonal havoc, falls the hypnotizing snow. The Center for the Arts, the chapel and even the library take on a mystic beauty in their robes of white fluff. We leave tin- seled trees, decorated doors and friends to spend the holidays at home. - Priscilla Halliwell DID YOU RETURN YOUR TRAY TODAY? 14 Ciarla Mail time is II o’clock. The daily expectation is usually met with campus information flyers or meeting notices rather than letters from parents , friends, or sweethearts. Anything is better than an empty box, however. Blaring, and loathsome are the alarm clocks which every morning conspire to drag the campus community out of bed. For some the un- godly hour is 6:30; others begin the day at noon, de- pending on when the first class starts, or when last night’s party ended. From the hours of 7-9:30 AM anything can happen from routine oversleeping to finding worms in the shower and no underwear in the drawer both situations being caused by the raids and re- taliations that took place be- tween Brown and Phi Tau. Breakfast and brunches are so predictable, it is diffi- cult to distinguish between a cheese omelette and scram- bled eggs, although there is always the option of sleep- ing through them. If one does make breakfast, bring the tray up before five of nine to avoid the line, un- less, of course, it’s snowing — then don’t bring the tray up at all. Excluding the union, there are other survival spots to which students can turn for victuals. The snack bar serves junk food, the bookstore sells Pepperidge Farm cookies, and George’s is famous for his hoagies among other things. LIVING DEMANDS ORIGINALITY A resident student is faced with responsibilities other than midterms, labs and papers. Washday re- quires a heavy work load. There is an average of three, washing machines and al- most 200 students in each dorm. Also, those on the five day meal plan are left to their imaginations on week- ends. Either Salvatores, Wendy’s, or MacDonalds gain the business, a friend’s meal card is used, or new and exciting cuisine is cre- ated. There are some bright spots to living on campus. One is the lit library dome, another, the new, swank Union lobby. Dorm living is an atypical adventure. In a resident sit- uation, stereos, roommates, killer frisbee games, phone calls, and spontaneous par- ties are all alternatives to studying and make living hectic but never boring. - Cathy Robertson The College Life: room and board 15 Students stand in a half hour line for books they don ' t really want. Above Right: Will Karen Quinn be smiling when the bill comes? Below Left: Dissatisfied with the choice of room colors, Alex Hightower attempts to add aesthetic value to her walls. Below Right: A breakfast tradition is the toaster stop. 1 • Setting a fine example for his freshmen charges, Paul Leodori, a resident advisor in Martin Luther, leads the panty raid against Brown. Left: Cindy Hartman hangs it up on wash day. 16 Ciarla Dorney Pa rk Day is the highpoint in spring events. Below: Rich Mc- Coy and Ellen Drugman paratroop. The College Life: spring A tree branch is artist Tom Hanlon’s easel. Right: Guys become Romeos in the spring. Left: Debbie Hansen had a visit from her brother and his room- mate. Sunshine is a winter cure- all. Rain on top of snow which froze at night then turned into slush by mid- day, characterized the end- of-the-season weather in ’ 79 . We were sick of wet shoes, slickers and damp, dismal days. Tired of sliding to fraternity parties and fall- ing home. Disgusted with frozen windshields, slick parking lots and cars that wouldn’t start — when the sun broke through! It changed ' ' ne’s everyday existence. Classes are the most unnatural place to be on a clear, bright, made-for- tennis afternoon. Bathing suits and towels which were in the back of the closet were dragged out. The unofficial “who’s first with a tan” contest began. Brown mall became a ceme- tary for the living as more and more prone bodies - male and female- sprawled on the lawn. Each radio was turned to a different radio station; books lay untouched beside students with good inten- tions. Papers blew away. Former study pillows as- sumed a more sensible func- tion. ON A DAY LIKE THIS? Walz and Benfer beaches were for those who appreci- ate more private resorts. Whether it was the weather, or just the threat of spring weekend approach- ing, guys began to single out girls and speak in full sen- tences. “Hi, what’s your ma- jor?” Funny we never no- ticed each other all winter. Yeah. The sun provoked the tra- ditional spring phenomenon in front of the library. It was tough to get a seat on the benches or the steps. After a winter of dressing in uni-sex jeans, sweaters and ski jack- ets, girls suddenly appeared in sundresses and sandals, and real guys came out in tank tops and shorts. It was great to have to squint. The good old celestial orb provoked picnics, softball games, baseball and track viewing, outdoor Union din- ners, memories of Florida- over-break, walks to the park, feeding the ducks, reading under a tree, (sitting under a tree,) bicyling, jog- ging, quarry-swimming, beer on the roof and frizbee wars. Dorney Park Day, which mature college adults might scorn at any other time of the year, was O.K. in May. Sponsored by Program Board the spring rite includ- ed all the rides you could eat; the food was not includ- ed. A bus ran to the park from campus once every half hour, all day. It is only in the sunshine, after a weary winter, that we can fully realize what the college life is all about. — Cathy Robertson CLASS, 18 Ciarla Two ingredients make a frat party. Bob Alencewicz (ATO) and Scott Kurtz (PKT) hoist them. Do fraternities do any- thing besides have parties? The ‘animal house’ image, which is a traditional one, says no. So did the Bo. But perhaps there is more to fraternities than meets the lips. Fraternity means brotherhood, literally. The frat house must have more to offer a freshman pledge than beer. Would he go through kidnappings, hu- miliation, physical pain and hell night for something he could get at George’s? There are test files in the houses. Also a backlog of in- formation about most fe- males on campus. A frater- nity man inherits a ready- made image of virile mascu- FIRST linity and popularity. He also takes on the character- istics of the house, in other’s eyes at least. This can be good or bad. Frats are prone to stereo- typing, as almost any group of individuals is. The labels are not entirely accurate, but they are unavoidable. The key to maintaining individuality in a fraternity is, for example, to become known first as Jimmy John- son, and second as an ATO brother, and not the other way around. Members of a fraternity do have a committment to each other. They are united by the trials of pledging and the esoteric initiation cere- monies. Because the latter are secretive we really can- not be sure what kind of committment exists or what rituals and tenets hold the frat together, and the group IN BEER AND BROTHER HOOD has something private which marks the knowers as mem- bers of the same body. Kidnapping tactics caused a hitch in the usual pledge proceedings this year. Dean Dale LeCount mysteriously received a printed list of ATO’s kid- napping rules, and found- them to be against the by- laws of the national chap- ters. ATO refused to sign a statement that they would not kidnap, unless the other four fraternities would do the same. None cooperated because they wanted the Muhlenberg Fraternity Council, and not the admin- istration to handle pledging violations. For all this, without the parties, why should a frater- nity exist? The weekends on campus would not even de- serve such a title without pub nites, happy hours and band parties. Frats provide the social life on campus, with a little help from Benfer program board and the hen house. For that we should be grate- ful. The Cresties certainly are! — Cathy Robertson The College Life: fraternities 19 The new TKE bar is tended by Dave Scharf and Kevin Hardy. Be- low: ATO won the IM football game. Pimp and Whore Night at PKT raised an important question — what do I wear? Lisa Ganzhorn and Peter Wallburg created that certain look at the costume social. The stereotyped Katies used 50% of the electricity on campus to get ready for class in the morning. Doug Lavenburg spoofs that image. Left: Tom Creegan overdoses on pancakes for cancer. 20 Ciarla Weightlifting competition won by ATO drew an intense crowd. Below: Greek Weekend’s famous event, the grueling campus crawl, was won by TKE’s entry Carl Fernandez, a freshman. The greek IM softball champion- ship softball game between TKE and PKT. Phi Tau triumphed. 21 The College Life: fraternities t 3 1? NS ■ V; 1 ' V fa. i Girls and greekers abounded at all Greek Weekend events. Below: George Modica laughs as competitors “crawl " across campus — for the second time. Far Below: ATO ' s chariot arrived in style. MUHLENBERG FRATERNITY COUNCIL PRESENTS: GREEK WEEKEND April 26-29, 1979 Thursday CHUGGING CONTEST, SPE 6:00 pm Thursday EATING CONTEST, TKE 7:30 pm Friday HAPPY HOUR, ZBT 3:00 pm Friday CAMPUS CRAWL (starts at ZBT) 5:1 5 pm Saturday ALLSTAR-FACULTY SOFTBALL GAME, Hagen Field 1 1:00 pm Saturday WEIGHTLIFTING, football field 1 :00 pm Saturday HAPPY HOUR, PKT 4:00 pm Saturday BAND PARTY, ATO 10:00 pm Saturday WET T-SHIRT CONTEST, ATO 1 1 :30 pm Sunday CHAMPIONSHIP SOFTBALL GAME, Hagen Field 1 1:00 am Sunday CHARIOT RACE (Starts at commons) 1 2:30 pm Sunday PICNIC, ZBT parking lot 2:00 pm Sunday TUG-OF-WAR, Hagen Field 3:30 pm Sunday AWARDING OF GREEK WEEKEND TROPHY 4: 1 5pm A college-brand Olym- pics, Greek Weekend com- bined a show of athletics, ri- valry, humor, intoxication and muscle. Although the events were traditional, the unexpected appeared: a rerun of the campus crawl, Paul Leo- dori’s underpants, ATO’s questionable chariot and TKE’s triumph in the tug- of-war. s The weather was excep- tional. PKT emerged victo- rious overall. RIVALRY INTBISIFES GREEK GAMES 22 Ciarla II f l| ALPHA TAU OMEGA — First Row: Chuck Smith, Steve Gilchrist, Pana- ma, Kenn Tacchino, Jon Adler, Dave Costa, Steve Davis. Second Row: Bob Altemose, Dave Kelton, Craig Saft, Tom Cregan, Bill Steinle. Third Row: Tom Higgins, Ed Sobel, Gene Ammon, Jim Johnson, George Modica, Boyd Bennington, Scott Becker, Dave Patrone statue of; Ed Andrews, Scott Lipkin, Jim Pezzi, Max McGee. Fourth Row: Mike Neri, Frank Tobias, A. Gene Hull, Ken Fiori, Steve Walker, Jerry Fahy, Jim Brudny, Bob Alencwicz, Tom Behan. Fifth Row: John Miller, Larry Foglia, Pete Gasparro, John Tobias, Frank Fahy, Pat Salvucci, Tom Meydorf, Bob Heary, Bill Bispels, Debbie Dwyer, Dave Siegel, Mark McCarter, Rich Nelson, Howie Gerstein, Ted Dean, Brian Ferguson, Mark Malzberg, Vinnie Mulvihill, Chris Phillips, Joe Santarella, Ray Metzger, Bob Klutz, Scott Harrad, Joe Scognamiglio, Dave Gomeringer, Rob Nash, Jeff Billig. Right: Ed Sobel became a big brother for a day to a child from Allentown’s low income district at ATO’s Charity Hallowween Party. 23 The College Life: fraternities ► I PHI KAPPA TAU — First Row: Bart Gumpert, Chuck Pyne, Mike DeRosa, Rich Wendler, Mark Albanese, Bob Brams, Dave Moyer, Rich Jones, Bob Ruffini, Bruce Tretter, Chris Brancato, Artie Scavone. Second Row: Dave Borisow, Bruce Merzer, Greg Wible, John Pinski, Paul Dritsas, Mark Espo- sito, Dave Simon, Bob Guida, Tom Tucker, Ben Spinelli. Paul Accad. Third Row: Doug Lavenberg, Scott Rathjen, Howard Fairchild, Gary Hettrick, Brian Marron, John Bilinski, Hal Yeager, Todd Pretz, John laquinto, Ron Fierro, Jeff Dannenberg, Bob Linkenheimer, Bob Kevitch, Andy Hutter, Scott Kurtz, Rich Hennig. Fourth Row: Ed Martz, Kurt Schroeder, John Curry, Andy Derstine, Doug Roorbach, Kenny Sullivan, John McGuinness, John McKeon, Jim Galgano, Keith Williams, Pete Wallburg, John Kreger, Mike Leiter, Jim Schwart, Jeff Tuning, Greg Campisi. SIGMA PHI EPSILON — First Row: Lee Frost, John Ochsenreither, Stew- art Abrams, Eric Spiller, Bob Benn, Todd Fisher Rebel, Daniel Horn, Ken Lahm. Second Row: Frank Murphy, Ed Enriques, Bob Jankelunas, Tom Samuelson, Steve Walker, Rick Wedemeyer, Ted Byer, Zeke. Third Row: Bruce Fine, Chris Gardner, Fred Stephenson, Dan Pancamo, Jim Ingoldsby, Gary Russell, Steve Bazow, Layne Zeiner, Andy Dewing, Joe Catalano, Bruce Terry, Mike Magee, Lars Trodson. Fourth Row: Keith Lickfield, Dave Long, Rick Lycas, Gerry Wecht, Bruck Zacharias, Dave Bergey, Dave Quinn. Fifth Row: Harold Shinman, Larry DeFranco, Don Rabbino, Ira Brown, Alan Tannenbaum, Glenn Wesley, Joe Pyrz, Mike Brunnabend, Tom Spitz, Rick Seitzer, Frank Koozman, Dave Whittington, Dave Randall, Kyle Fromm, Phillippe Mas, Brian Gavin. Right: SPE brothers constructed the most com- fortable chariot for Green Weekend. 25 The College Life: fraternities TAU KAPPA EPSILON — First Row: Anatoli Maksimowicz, Jeff Morris, Mitch Seidman, Bill Kolano, Dave Masenheimer, Jeff Greenwald, Rich Gos- nay, Jim Bungerz, Mike Meskin, Robert Rowlands. Second Row: Bill Jacka- vick, Jon Lucas, Mitch Goldbatt, Joe Hatman, Dick Sheetz, Doug Cutillo, Jeff Edwards, Groucho, Tom Micklas, Steve Ehlers, Steve Kowalski, Steve Gerson, Mike Haynes, Tom Haller, Bob Fecanin, Stan Bennett, Glen Pinto, Rick Kronewitter, Bob Vagias. Third Row: Tedd Goundie, Mark Schwartz, Wolfman, Randy Comeleo, William Majarian, Harry Ward, A1 Nicolosi, Pete Myers, Paul Campano, Rudy Favocci, Howard Bidwell, Dave Feit, Jim Crow, Rich Romeo, Steve Dahnert, Jeff Koehler, Scott Daubert, Dave Marchese, Gregg Fleming. Fourth Row: Steve Schutzman, John D ' Angelo, Alan Lee, Frank Battista, Paul Paddock, Paul Berlin, Carl Fernandez, Russ Battista, Dave Stettler, Marc Seelagy, Keith Levinson, Ken Appenzoller, Bob lnno- cenzi. Bob Huffard, Bob Matson, Jim Hatman, John Trump, Bill Meier, Mike “Mac” Saino, Dave Scharf. Above Left: Steve Schutzman feeds the canine beer. Left: A new way to do bongs. 26 Ciarla ZETA BETA TAU — First Row: Geoff Goldberg, Brett Srudner, Marc Freedman. Second Row: Bruce Distell, Shahriar Mabourakh, Carl Ginsberg, Brad Dornish, Russ Schub, Ken Blankstein, Raoul Maizel, Glenn Pfitzner, Todd Morrow, Scott Stein, Larry Schilder, Mike Tendler, Mike Aaron, Ira Rosenblum, Seth Lubin, Howie Markowitz, Paul Lomberg. Third Row: Ray Singer, Ian Langer, Jeff Fischer, B. J ., Alan Liebnick, Aaron Gorovitz, Mitch Schwartz, Mark Spirak, Rich Jacobs, Lloyd Darlow, Stan Yevelson, Glenn Katzman, Ralph Bellafatto, Howie Wilpon, Steve Renner, Scott Smith, Mark Snyder, Paul Rubenstein, Orin Levy, Andy Golden, Keith Dunoff, Jeff Itzkowits. Fourth Row: Steve Horowitz, Brad Struber, Mike Patino, Vic Mitntz, Howie Stein, Glen Czulada, Dave Tyler, Rich Katz, Russ Bergman, Gary Gilman, Alan Greenfield, Rory Green, Alan Rappaport, Rob Marshall, Evan Kelner. Fifth Row: Dylan, Dan Kleiner, David Ennis, president; Barry Dubner, Lenny Weiss, Jon Shilstone, Scott Ross, Jim Wolfe, Paul Newman. Podiums And Postulates 27 Chapter 2 Podiums And Postulates 28 Ciarla ARTISTIC TALENT ILLUSTRATED Art students strive to broaden their college education. Some have taken internships with the Allentown Art Museum, the Morning Call, local advertising agencies, or architects. The department sponsors trips to New York and Philadelphia art museums, emphasizing the importance of seeing original art work as well as studying from books. Dr. Ellen Callmann, department head, explained that in the past, students had one specific major and took art as a second major or a minor. Because of enlarging and improving the department, freshman now come with intentions of majoring in art rather than adding or switching to it. “The art depart- ment, like the college, is tailored to meet the students’ needs,” said Dr. Callmann. In order to offer a larger selection of courses, the Muhlen- berg art department cooperates with that of Cedar Crest mak- ing available courses such as Ceramics, Metal-smithing, and Movie-making. Some of the popular courses at Muhlenberg are Basic Photography, Introduction to Art History, Sculp- ture, and Drawing. The art faculty stresses that the department welcomes non- majors and majors alike. Many of the art courses require no prerequisites and the nature of studio work is a change from text books and labs. Because of the interpretive quality of artwork, faculty, majors, and non-majors learn from one an- other. “If we stop learning, it’s the end of all of us, isn’t it?,” exclaimed Dr. Callmann. “We can ' t learn in isolation.” Mrs. Linda Weintraub, lecturer, said that the results of the students’ artwork are personal expressions; artists draw what they feel. Mrs. Weintraub teaches a drawing course which emphasizes both careful technique and free expression of con- cept. - Lisa Farbstein Mallet in hand. Candy DeSouza takes a chip off the old block. Right: Angelo Savelli rests with the tree which became a part of his work, TREE WITH FORTY-EIGHT TREE TRUNKS, displayed in the CA Gallery. Podiums and Postulates: art 29 This still life is one of Wendy Marsh ' s first trials with oil on canvas. Left: Tom Sternal’s Basic Photography can be training for a life-time hobby. Below: Charlie Smith, custodian, works for and with the art department. ART — First Row: Dr. Ellen Callmann, department head; Mr. Alfred Colarusso. Second Row: Mr. Thomas Sternal, Ms. Linda Weintraub, lecturer. - ESSAY - THE CENTER With the exception of the freshman Humanities course, many times a student’s only experience with art is through the displays in the Center for the Arts. Although Director Monroe Denton labors to present a variety of artists in different medias, most of the art on display is modern because with older works come exorbitant insurance costs. Dr. Callmann, art department head, stressed that there has been a minimal amount of vandalism in the C.A. She is surprised that there hasn’t been any graffiti drawn on the building; a huge, pure white wall is very tempting. Despite derogatory nicknames such as ' The White Ele- phant’ and a few minor incidents with soap suds in the WATER WALLS TOGETHER WITH THE SUN dis- play, The Center for the Arts is generally respected and appreciated. Displays by artists such as Alice Aycock, Bri- an O’Neill (3-part hanging sculpture, FALLEN FLUH 34), Angelo Savelli, and Roman Opalka are significant works which bring recognition to the Center as well as subject matter for comment, critique and art education. Wall space for student artwork is a controversial issue. Although an area by the soda machines has been designated for student work, some Muhlenberg artists feel they deserve more space to show their pieces. Partially to alleviate this problem and also as a climactic celebration in art, the Center sponsored a Panorama Day, on which student art, crafts, jazz and poetry accompanied a presentation of the DiSuvero sculpture on April 28 and 29. 30 Ciarla BIOLOGY — First Row: Dr. Carl Oplinger, Dr. Robert Schaeffer. Sec- ond Row: Dr. Irvin Schmoyer, Mrs. Patricia Seyer, lecturer. Third Row: Dr. John Trainer, Dr. James Vaughan; department head Fourth Row: Mr. Paul Weaver, Dr. John Weston. The entrails of a mollusk clam are revealed in Zoology lab. Below: Esther Szabo gets a glimpse of the small world as she examines a specimen on a standard microscope. Podiums and Postulates: biology 31 Planning a path for obervation. Dr. Robert Schaeffer and his Advanced Botany class set out for a field trip. Below: Joe Scognamiglio dissects ‘Jaws III’ in Vertebrate Morphology. ENTHUSIASM ABOUNDS IN LIFE STUDY One of the oldest on campus, the biology department now appeals to two major groups of students, those planning to enter medical, dental or veterinary school and those who plan to work in industry or to go on to graduate school where interest is centered in the fields of biochemistry and microbi- ology. Although it is only required of the honor students, a large portion of biology students choose to do a research project or an independent study under the direction of one of the profes- sors. Some examples are anatomical research of a particular animal, writing and illustrating a trail guide in collaboration with the Allentown Park District, and a vegetation study of the trees on South Mountain to further skills in tree identification. Electron-microscopy has become a very popular research area. Both the transmillion and scanning electronmicroscopes can be adapted to have photographs taken of subjects being viewed under the microscopes. A new piece of equipment this year is the scintillation counter which is used for radioscopic tagging. This machine enables a radioactive material to be traced through the body of an organism. Dr. James Vaughn, head of the biology depart- ment, stated that one of the department’s unique features as compared with that of similar schools is that each and every piece of equipment and all facilities are used by the students, and not just by a professor doing research. Most of the faculty members are actively pursuing their own research projects while they teach. Dr. Irvin Schmoyer is investigating cistic fibrosis. Mr. Paul Weaver has been re- searching the nature of various bacterial viruses. The ultras- tructure of cells has been the focus of Dr. John Weston’s study. Dr. Vaughn’s research centers on enzymes. The faculty research projects are linked to student needs and interests. - Stephanie Jurga 32 Ciarla Jeff Chambers’ paper on amaranth, a potential food crop, won second place honors at a conference for Intercollegiate Student Chemists. Left: Lab brief- ing is done by Charles Mortimer. BEARDED FACULTY PREDOMINATES Five out ot seven full-time chemistry professors have beards, giving the department the highest growth percentage in this school. (See far left for verification.) The department encourages research work. Chemistry 98, Introduction to Research, is a requirement of all chemistry majors and may be rostered more than once. Students taking the course, research in the area in which the professor with whom they are working is interested. Dr. Russell Smart’s particular subject is organic silicon compounds and Dr. Don- ald Shive’s concentration is in methods of analysis, specifically electric polarography. Introduction to Chemistry, the text used in freshman chem- istry was written by Dr. Charles Mortimer, department head. Next year the book Chemistry: A Conceptual Approach by Dr. Mortimer, which came out in fourth edition in the begin- ning of March will be used for the course. The fact that chemistry is a changing and progressing field makes textual revisions necessary. One-third of a book must be updated before a new edition can be published. Donald and Louis Shive wrote the New Student Self-Guide which is a supplementary study aid. The freshman lab manual was written by Dr. Richard Hatch. Equipment worth almost one-half million dollars is owned by the department. Most of it was acquired by foundation grants. A grant proposal has been drawn up for a new atomic absorption spectrophotometer which identifies elements pre- sent in a sample by the light given off when irradiated. Seniors enrolled in Chemistry 97, Independent Study, pre- sent papers once a week in a seminar group. The department is on the approved list of the American Chemistry Society, an organization for which few liberal arts schools have high enough standards to qualify. -Cathy Robertson Unswerving attention is given to regulating heating by Tom Hauer(above) and Rick Mack (right). Below right: Finding a yield on paper and in lab are quite different. Elizabeth Bonanni and Lisa Ball work out the discrepancy. Podiums and Postulates: chemistry 33 CHEMISTRY — First Row: Mrs. Elizabeth Bonanni, lecturer; Mr. David Carrick, lecturer. Second Row: Dr. Richard Hatch; Dr. Charles Mortimer, department head. Third Row: Dr. Richard Rauner; Mrs. Colleen Serene- sits, lecturer. Fourth Row: Dr. Donald Shive, Dr. G. N. Russell Smart. Fifth Row: Dr. David Stehly, Mrs. Hazel Zief. 34 Ciarla ' DEAD 1 LANGUAGES ARE VITAL ‘Dead ' languages are alive and growing in the classics department. Dr. Robert Wind and Mrs. Reba Marblestone bring the tongues of Latin, Greek and Hebrew out of the past. The small department has six students as majors, most of them double majors such as Chemistry Classics and Ac- counting Classics. The largest job demand is for graduates with a teaching certification in Latin. The students’ classes are tailored to fit individual needs. Independent studies and seminars are frequently taken to fulfill the advanced course requirements. These have in- cluded a seminar on comedy, offerred second semester, and an independent study on New Testament Greek done by Kevin Grandin, a senior. Interest in classics is furthered through Eta Sigma Phi, the Classics Club, which sponsored a trip to see the classical play Antigoni first sememster. The department will be en- larged next year with the addition of Mrs. Mary Redline, who will be teaching the introductory courses. Dr. Wind will continue to teach Greek and advanced Latin, and Mrs. Marblestone, Hebrew. - Steph Jurga ETA SIGMA PHI — First Row: Maritsa Tzimas, Sue Trubilla. Second Row: Mark Malzberg, Brian Warner. Lou Kazal. Third Row: Robert Wind, Matt Levin, Lee Frost. Below: Reba Marblestone converses. Podiums and Postulates: classics, communications 35 WORLD- SHAPING PROFESSION Keeping up with the world of changing emphasis, Muh- lenberg, in cooperation with Cedar Crest, through the Insti- tute of Communications, offered an undergraduate pro- gram in communication studies. Mass communication has become more powerful with every decade; investigative reporting has taken the respon- sibility of the social “gadfly”, and almost every profession has been affected by or relies upon the influence of mass communication. Opportunities with a major in communications include print journalism, broadcasting, radio production, television production, film production and photojournalism. The Institute of Communications is a cooperative innova- tion, which offers studies of history, theory, use and influ- ence of communications, techniques of communication and application of communications to human concerns. In addition, the junior and senior year offer a semester of practical work experience under the supervision of a profes- sional. COMMUNICATIONS — Dr. George Gordon, department head. Below Mr. Jack McCallum taught Basic Reporting, an introductory course in the communications program. Courses could be rostered at Cedar Crest and Muhlenberg. 36 Ciarla JOB HUNTERS WELCOME SPEAKERS Economics, business and accounting are the three possible majors within the economics department. Students select their courses from a continuously updated curriculum and often decide to major in more than one area. The new Economics and Business Club adds a further di- mension to the department. The club is open to any one majoring in, or considering majoring in the business field. Its purpose is to explore career paths available to students. One of the first activities was a tour of the First National Bank of Allentown where students received first-hand knowl- edge of the banking industry. The group visited area invest- ment brokers and had a meeting with Merrill Lynch, broker. The club also sponsors several speakers each year. Dr. Rich- ards gave his farewell address on economic justice to a large and receptive audience. James Marshall also gave a lecture on portfolio theory. Under the auspices of the Miller Lecture Series, Dr. Jensen from the University of Rochester was the annual guest speaker. Nadeem Hussain was president of the club first semester, and, after his graduation in December, Suzane Butler took over as president. In conjunction with the Career Planning and Placement office, a career night was held involving a presentation by Mr. Peter Veruki of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation. All Muhlen- berg students were invited to learn about careers in business and industry for the liberal arts student. Both the students and faculty have big plans for the upcom- ing years, the department is presently considering a variety of new courses in the area of international business. The students are also planning to organize a trip to New York City for a week where they will explore various opportunities in business and industry. Because of the practicality of business courses, students from other departments frequently choose to pick up second majors in accounting or business administration. -Steve Gilchrist Interviews for business majors are set up by the Career Planning office. Brent Peters, assistant vice-president of First National Bank, Allentown, talks with Pita Cutrufello. Job and graduate school were major concerns. BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS CLUB — First Row: Gale Young, Karen Bealor, Vivian Rodrigues, Donna DeMaio, Janine Coslett, Jacqueline Stymiest, Virginia Przechacki. Second Row: Barbara Pezza, Betsy French, John Robertson, Mindy Minnich, Al- exandra Hightower. Third Row: Mike Paradiso, Lyn Kamprad, Suzanne Butler, president; Joyce White, secretary; Donna Klinger, treasurer; Loni Zimmer- man, Kay Fusek, Jim Mitilineos, Heather Sperduto. Fourth Row: Chris Gardner, Robert Bakalian, Rich McCoy, Karl Geffken, Daniel Horn, Donald Chap- man, Theodore Byer, Bob Wiener, Kathy Watten- berg. Podiums and Postulates: economics and business 37 Dr. Henry Melchoir Muhlenberg Richards lectures. Left: On the first floor libes, ac- counting majors find the answer book, good company, something to drink, maybe a song Dr. Sinha makes a point. Below: Mr. Veruki, Director of College Relations at Bethlehem Steel, presents “ Careers in Business and In- dustry for the Liberal Arts Student. " ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS — First Row: Mr. Charles Guldner, Mr. James Marshall. Second Row: Dr. Henry Richards, Mr. William Serfass. Third Row: Dr. Rohini Sinha, department head; Dr. John Voyat- zis. 38 Ciarla EDUCATION SOCIETY — First Row: Janet Booth, Elizabeth Ket- cham, Stephanie Grant, secretary; Randy Repetto. Second Row: Cheryl Robinson, Lauren Iacovone, Tracy Reinhard, Jane Manizza, Andy Phil- ips, vice president. Third Row: Chrisie Erler, president; Donna Lee Mar- tindale, Beth Ann Jenkins, Ellen Drugmand. Bound for student teaching history is ju- nior Bill Highet. Right: B.J. Lazur is in firm control of a junior high class. Podiums and Postulates: education 39 Social Studies is Vince McDevitt’s subject. Student teachers Found their professional semester to be rigorous. Left: Nadine Faust and Dr. Barbara Murphy play children caught “talking in class ” during this simulation exercise in Ed 22. ELEMENTARY, HIGH SCHOOL RELIVED Considering the practicality of an Education major, it is not surprising to find Muhlenberg offering an exceptionally strong program to a large number of students. The education pro- gram is enriched by an active Teacher Education Committee, which periodically evaluates course offerings and makes reco- mendations for improvement. An Education Society of approximately thirty students seeks to broaden their contact with current educational trends by securing guest speakers and movies. President Chrisie Erler coordinated such functions as Nancy Brook’s address concern- ing mainstreaming of handicapped children. Dr. Barbara Mur- phy’s discussion of her experiences on a Navajo Reservation, and Dr. Ann Wonsiewicz’s speech on “The Exceptional Child.” The student response to the Education major is over-whelm- ingly positive, Ann Stanley felt that “the courses I have taken have more than adequately prepared me for a career in teach- ing. Em very pleased that the program is so well suited to my needs, and I look forward with anticipation to actual class- room situations.” Mike Elwell found working with both handi- capped and gifted students to be thrilling. “They were as excited about our Tuesday sessions as I was!” he exclaimed. B. J. Lazur felt good about the support given to her by the Education Department. “No matter how big or small mv problem was, they took care of me immediately,” she said. Ms. Lazur taught history at both Trexler Junior High and Park- land High School, and found that having experience in more than one district was a tremendous plus. At least two women have jobs guaranteed for after gradu- ation. Both Janet Booth and Ellen Drugmond will be taking the place of their “cooperating” teachers who will be out for at least a year on maternity leave. -Bill O’Shaughnessy Simulation is an effective practice for education majors, behavior and dealing with discipline problems. Greg By becoming the high school students, through role play- Campisi wisecracks while Greg Tanzer sleeps and Debbi ing, future student teachers prepare for understanding Botbyl daydreams. 40 Ciarla STAFF POOLS LITERARY KNOWLEDGE Literature, writing, drama, and speech are the four major areas encompassed by the English department’s extensive pro- gram, which offers over seventy courses each year. About 40 percent of the teaching staff is involved in fresh- man English. The courses offered each semester, covering a wide variety of topics, allow English majors to explore their own areas of interest as well as provide a sound background and a degree of freedom in fulfilling departmental require- ments. Beyond class room experience, the Contemporary Drama class travels to Philadelphia or New York to see plays. They saw “Long Day’s Journey into Night” at Allentown’s Rodale theater this spring. The department’s seminar offering allow small group dis- cussion and more in-depth consideration of a variety of topics. This year’s seminars cover contemporary American poetry, science and literature. An honor’s program is offered to juniors and seniors who have excelled in their regular course work. This involves inde- pendent research of chosen topics under the guidance of a faculty member who specializes in that area. Twelve honored English students are numbers of Sigma Tau Delta, the national honorary English fraternity. The group sponsored Dr. Vos’ O’Neill lecture and a talk given by Dr. Hattersley on the Beat movement in poetry. A committee of majors, made of four students elected by all English majors, acts as a liason between the department and the students. Through the committee, the student point of view is expressed when decisions concerning the department are being made. This department is large enough yet specific enough to fill all of its majors’ needs. - Denise Gerhart The chapel is a backdrop for Michael Hattersley ' s p oetry reading. Right: Lauren Zehner journeyed to the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England spring semester. Priscilla Ha lli well also studied abroad, in London. Ironically, ‘mispclled’ was the word that caused five home. Right: Dr. Thornburg ' s class of 15 ended the volunteers from the English department to lose a semester with an evening of Renaissance songs and spelling bee to Carl Freud of the Phoebc-Devitt refreshments in the professor ' s home. Podiums and Postulates: English 41 Sigma Tau Delta — Lisa Kroekel, Cathy Robertson (back), Kris An- derson, president; Diane Mueller. ENGLISH — First row: Dr. Eric Beaven, Dr. Minotte Chatfield. Dr. Claude Dierolf. Second Row: Dr. Ralph Graber, Dr. Jay Hart- man, Dr. Michael Hattersley. Third Row: Dr. Joel Kehler, Mr. Charles Richter, Dr. Harold Stenger. Fourth Row: Dr Robert Thornburg, Dr. Nelvin Vos, de- partment head. 42 Ciarla FOREIGN LANGUAGES First Row: Dr. John Brunner, dept, head; Mrs. Patricia DeBel- lis. Second Row: Mr. Fernando Jimenez, Dr. Albert Kipa. Third Row: Dr. Kenneth Webb, Dr. Adolph Wegener. Fifth Row: Dr. Arvids Ziedonis. Devils out of the jaws of Hell arc played by Wendy Loucks and Nanci Marks in Le Jeu d ' Adam. Below: Dr. Ziedonis reflects on Russian life in his popular Russian Literature course. Podiums and Postulates: foreign languages 43 Durcr to Spitzweg , paintings were the topic when Dr. Johannes Goerlncr, professor of art history at Lafayette College, discussed art. Below . Souveniors of her stay in France decorate Jessie KcrdcU ' s room. CULTURAL BARRIERS CHALLENGED The foreign language department introduces students to foreign countries through its language courses. Elementary and intermediate classes teach the elements of language. Higher level courses deal with the art, literature, and culture of the countries, while further broadening the linguistic capa- bilities of the students. Students with a heightened interest in a language have several options. Bernheim House is a special interest house on campus in which the thirteen female residents speak only German. Through Phi Sigma Iota, the National Romance Language Honor Society, the cultural life of countries where Romance Languages are spoken, is explored. Senior members present reports on foreign cultures for the rest of the society. ‘Junior year abroad’-these are words with an aura of adven- ture around them. This becomes a reality for many language majors, as well as several non-language majors. Students at- tending universities in Western Europe sharpen their language skill and become accultured to a new way of life. Various events on campus bring the culture of faraway countries to those at Muhlenberg who cannot travel abroad. Victor Muravin, a Soviet emigre author, lectured on Soviet political affairs and the dissident movement. Arkady Ivov, a former Soviet citizen, discussed the subject “Censorship and The Soviet Writer.” Dr. Johannes A. Goertner, professor emeritus of art history from Lafayette College, gave two lectures at Muhlenberg on German painting from Durer through World War 1. Trench culture was explored through the presentation of the play “Le Jeu d’Adam.” Members of Trench classes aided the production, which was performed in French. The yearly trip by the intermediate French classes to the opera Carmen has been another opportunity for students to gain insight into the French culture. - Steph Jurga Phi Sigma Iota — First Row: Susan Martin, Cyn- president. Third Row.Nancy Zach, Barb Lesko, thia Rostran, Bonnie Kersta, Nancy Hamlin, llene Victor Thomson, Joyce Archctko, Fernando Ji- Feldman, secretary. Second Row: Chrisie Erler. menez, advisor. Karen Greider, Charlotte Baker, Jessica Kerdell, Russian dissident writer, Arkady Lvov, presented “ Censurship and the Soviet Writer. " He is now working on his novel. The Courtyard. " 44 Ciarla WIE ES EIGENTLICH GEWESEN History courses encompass every country and time period in the world in the fields art, music, lituature, and politics, and give insight and meaning to the long experience of mankind. The members of the faculty are varied in their interests. Dr. Renville Lund is absorbed in Asian culture, and oriental art. Dr. Indrikis Sterns’ specialty is the medieval Byzantine area. While Dr. Sterns is writing a history of Latvia, Dr. Joanne Mortimer has plans to create with her husband Dr. Charles Mortimer, a history of science textbook. Dr. Joel Siegle’s favorite topic is . . . the French Revolution. Dr. Daniel Wilson expects his book on Arthur Lovejoy to be published shortly by the New York University Press. Dr. Katherine Van Eerde, department head, is striving to write pages on the Elizabethan period from which her efforts in “An Elizabethan Fantasy” were an off shoot. Dr. Edwin Baldrige, the popular and charismatic professor of the civil war, is a member of the Parkland School Board and the Kiwanis Club. History honor students are picked second semester each year and are expected to work above the normal course load of a history major. Students doing independent studies were sen- iors Elise Mendelman and Jean Stark, both under the guid- ance of Dr. Mortimer. Elise is the president of Phi Alpha Theta, the active honor- ary history society which sponsored several speakers and de- partment get-togethers. Another history major, junior Jane Goldsmith is a member of the Lehigh County Historical Soci- ety for which she does oratorical work. According to Dr. Van Eerde, history should be taken as a freshman because it gives insight into all other subjects. So far, the college agrees with Dr. Van Eerde resulting in that course with which we are all familiar, freshman history. -Stephanie Jurga Using a kitchen in Brown to escape noise, history major Jill Guidroz delves into the past. Below: Katherine Van Eerde, head of the department, spent her ‘spare ' time writing a dialogue for An Elizabethan Fantasy (see page 136). Perhaps it is a history exam which caused Mark Sullivan and his friend to be found near the library: Right: Wit and wisdom are com- bined in Dr. Bal ridges’ seminar. C Podiums and Postulates: history 45 Nature in advertising was the subject of Dan Wilson’s lecture. Below: Phi Alpha Theta — First Row: J. Goldsmith, B. Davis, E. Mendelman, S. Shulman Second Row: D. Simon, C. Jones, J. Srocder, M. Elwell, T. Birch Third Row: D. Walker, R. Gower, S. Wallin HISTORY — First Row: Dr Ed- win Baldridge, Dr. Renville Lund. Second Row: Mr. John Malsberger, lecturer; Dr. Joanne Mortimer. Third Row: Mr. Peter Sardo, lecturer; Dr. Joel Seigle. Fourth Row: Dr. Indrikis Sterns, Dr. Katherine Van Eerde, depart- ment head. Fifth Row ; Dr. Daniel Wilson. 46 Ciarla MATHEMATICS: First row: Ms. Randy Davison, Mr. Roland Dedekind, Second Row: Mr. Randi DiPrima, lecturer; Dr. Ad- nah Kostenbauder. Third Row: Dr. John Nassar, Mr. Robert Stump. Fourth Row: Mr. Robert Wagner. John Robinson and Betsy Bradley take advantage of the new computer terminals Below: Differences in opinion often lead Dr. Adnah Kosten- bauder into intellectual battles with his students concerning calculus. Podiums and Postulates: math FORTRAN IS SPOKEN HERE Working with a language other than English is always a challenge, and the language of numbers is no exception. Be- cause of its practical nature in the science field, math is often combined in a double-major with natural science or chemistry. With a concentration on computers, many business students add math to their majors. Students with a special interest in mathematics, majors or otherwise, are invited to join the Math Club, which consists of about twenty students. The club sponsors an annual math contest in which area high school students participate. This year’s contest, held on March 24th, was attended by seven high schools. The club also invites speakers to the college and, in the spring, holds a dinner for declared freshman math majors, so that they can become acquainted with professors and upper class majors. The current faculty members have special interest areas. Dr. John Nassar, department head, has a concentration in geome- try. Dr. Adnah Kostenbauder and Mr. Robert Stump teach the infamous freshman calculus course. Dr. Kostenbader ' s interest lies in topology and Mr. Stump’s is in the field of real and complex analysis, which includes much of the theory behind higher mathematics. Mr. Robert Wagner is the depart- ment statistician. The computer, located in the basement of Ettinger, is a new resource for the department. It is a digital DEC-1 1-70 system which ‘speaks’ three languages. It is available for computer science courses, use in other departments, and independent studies. -Stephanie Jurga Mr. Robert Stump helps to clarify a mystifying equation for a grateful student. Below: Displaying the spirit of involvement, Dr. Dedekind enjoys a student-faculty softball game at the catcher’s position. 48 Ciarla MUSICIANS COMPOSE PERFORM Music, one of the cornerstones of the arts, has been heard often on our campus this year. Student participation, fostered by a hard-working and creative faculty, was supplemented by a number of performances by guest musicians. The Muhlenberg College Choir performed under Dr. Charles McClain for the first semester, and under Mr. Ludwig Lenel the second semester while Dr. McClain was on sabbati- cal. Three years’ participation in either the choir or the band directed by Mr. Demkee, is required by majors. Talented students and faculty found various outlets for their energy throughout the year. Senior majors who gave a recital included Leonard Zon, who played the trumpet, and Lorie Greiman on flute. Jeremy Slavin, a faculty member, displayed his vocal ability at a recital this fall. Dr. Henry Schmidt published arrangements of Mozart, Beethoven and Weber in Six Marches for Brass. The choir’s Spring Concert included several pieces written or edited by Dr. Lenel. A blending of faculty and student talents was brought about at “An Evening at the Opera’’ this spring. Faculty member Margaret Garwood composed the opera “The Trojan Wom- en,” and played the piano for the performance. Dr. Schmidt directed the ensemble and Mr. Slavin directed the vocals. “The Telephone” was also presented, and students participat- ed in the staging, lighting, playing and singing of this opera also. Visiting musicians included jazz pianist and composer Eddie Bonnemere and the award-winning Emerson String Quartet. The duo of Cummings and Phramer, who presented a variety of American songs, and pianist Gary Steigerwalt, appeared during the Festival of the Arts. - Lisa Kroekel Striving for harmony. Dr. Ludwig Lend directs the College Choir. Dr. Lend substituted spring semester for Dr. Charles McClain who took a sabbatical leave. Three years participation in the choir or band is required by majors. During a break in the football action, director Ron Jeremy Slavin presents his recital. Both faculty and Demkee strikes up a tune for team morale. Right: student recitals allow the musician to practice his Displaying skills in addition to his teaching skills, skills in front of an audience. ‘Trojan women’ Kathi Sloan, Nancy Zaeh, Barb Lesko, and Gretchen Lux practice with composer Margaret Garwood. Podiums and Postulates: music 49 Participants in the Trojan Women rest during a break in rehearsal. Below: Jazzing things up a bit, Eddie Bonnemere delivers a soulful tune in one of the special chapel services. MUSIC — First Row: Ms. Margaret Garwood, Mr. Ludwig Lenel. Sec- ond Row: Dr. Charles McClain, department head; Mrs. Alice Routch, lecturer. Third Row: Dr. Henry Schmidt, Mr. Jeremy Slavin 50 Ciarla MMBMl Huh. Dr. David Reed’s of “ The Complete Published Songs of Charles T. Griffes " marked the first time all 38 of the composer’s songs were present- ed in the same program. Dr. Reed is the Philosophy department head. -ESSA Y- DISHONORED ? This is my own work and I pledge I have fulfilled the requirements of the Honor Code. Look familiar? The written pledge remained unchanged, but the atmosphere in which it is now to be signed was altered when the College Committee on Student Affairs’ proposal for revision of the Honor Code was passed by a 16- 6-1 vote at a student body meeting. The original code lost credibility. More and more cheat- ing took place. Few students “squealed” and the student court was an ineffective threat to those were were caught. Before the Honor Code became a titular placebo for the righteous, some realism had to change a tradition. The presence of a professor is now required during an examination. If cheating is suspected, the student in ques- tion must be confronted before a grade is recorded. A student who witnesses cheating may report it to the new Academic Board, urge the cheater to report him her- self, or directly confront the professor involved. The Academic Board, replacing a student court, consists of five faculty members and six students. One student serves as a chairperson who chooses the jurors for each case and presides over the hearing. A professor or administrator appointed by the Dean will serve as a case officer. His her duties include keeping records, advising and researching and presenting the case. An enforced honor code. Sad, but essential. -Cathy Robertson PHILOSOPHY — First Row: Dr. David Reed, department head; Mrs. Margaret Rooney, Second Row: Dr. Ludwig Schlecht. Podiums and Postulates: philosphy 51 Dr. Ludwig Schlect, who served as the advisor for Omicron Delta Kappa, the honorary leadership society, philosophized on politics, society and religion. PHILOSOPHY CLUB — First Row: Brian Gavin, Lee Forst, Daniel Pan- carno. Second Row: Eric Spiller, Alan Tannenbaum, president; Bruce Fine. Third Row.Len Zon, Joe Pyrz, vice president; Dick Lucas, treasurer; Harold Schinman. Right: Margaret Rooney joined the department in ' 78. REED PERFORMS GRIFFES Which department tackles the problems of the universe, the origin of man, the structure of government, the limits of sci- ence, the value of language, the logic of math, and the intrica- sies of man’s mind? Philosophy embodies all these fields and more, with myriad answers and no absolutes. While each subject of math, science, government, language and psychology studies one of these enigmas, each is limited. Philosophy, however, knows no bounds. It draws its power from the thoughts of the most perceptive minds of all times and civilizations. Unique and yet a part of everyone, it makes for a most interesting course of study. The college offers a philosophy department which is both broad and specific. Subjects such as An Introduction to Philo- sophical Thinking, Logic and Ancient, Medieval, Modern and Contemporary Philosophy offer the beginner a comprehensive start. Advanced courses include written projects, independent reading, and final oral and comprehensive written exams. Dr. David Reed, head of the philosophy department, showed his appreciation of philosophy extended into the realm of music when he and Ludwig Lenel, professor of music and composer-in-residence celebrated the 150th anniversary of Schubert with a concert duo called “Schubertriad " at Muh- lenberg. The program consisted of some of Schubert’s four- hand piano works, two choruses for women ' s ensemble and piano, a setting of the 23rd Psalm, and a serenade. Dr. Reed also performed Charles A. Griffen concert second semester. Those philosophy students who were caught up with the search for truth formed an organization of minds, called the Philosophy Club. They met once every two months and at regular intervals when guest speakers lectured. Barb Robertson 52 Ciarla GYM CLA SSES ENCOURAGE RECREATION Students go to their physical education classes to exercise, and just forget about studying for an hour. Bowling class is one of the most popular gym classes every semester. The students compete with each other as they im- prove their bowling technique. The only complaint about this course is the overcrowding of the classes. Ms. Kay Schweyer, who lectured fall semester, added vari- ety to her Archery course by taping balloons and Halloween decorations to the target faces. The dance aspect of the phys. ed. program was stepped up by Mrs. Donna Evans. In addition to teaching three dance classes, Mrs. Evans coached the Dance Club. The Carol Conway Dance Company and Ellen Forman, who performed a tribute to Isadora Duncan, both visited Muhlenberg. In Badminton three basic shots are taught- the smash, the drive, and the drop shot. Tournaments, both doubles and singles, are held in Memorial Hall. Frank Marino’s Philosophy and Principles of Coaching course is also popular. It is the only physical education course in which physical activities are replaced by theory. In addition to discussing the principles of coaching, Marino speaks on topics that are more immediate to the students such as football recruiting, academics among athletes, and professional athlet- ics. Marino also throws in a few jokes. Intramurals, which are popular on campus, are related to the physical education department because they are under the direction of the faculty and the gym facilities are used. Volley- ball, kickball, football, basketball, soccer, softball, and track all have good turnouts. Participants take intramurals almost as seriously as team members regard varsity sports, which the faculty of the physical education department coach. -Lisa Farbstein With a strike in mind and room to spare, Mike Clinton swings in Bowling. Above right: Arm and shoulder muscles are built doing dips on the universal gym used in Weight Training class. Right: Also in Weight Training, Lou Bakes “ benches out”, on the bench press. The weight room is used not only in gym class, but also for training in varsity sports. Executing plies’ warms up this class in modern dance. The professor, Donna Evans’ also taught Dance Techniques, Ballet, and coached the Dance Club. if. Podiums and Postulates: physical education 53 Breaking the classroom schedule and fulfilling a gym requirement, Pete Motel plays badminton. Below: Kay Schweyer instructed a class on the fine point of archery. PHYSICAL EDUCATION Fifst Row: Mr. Sam Beidleman, Mr. William Flamish. Second Row: Mrs. Helen Hospodar, Mrs Ronnie Kunda. Third Row Mr. Frank Marino, dept, head; Mr. Kenneth Moyer. Fourth Row: Mrs. Donna Evans, Mrs. Maryann Seagreaves. Fifth Row: Mr. James Trumbo, Mr. Raymond Whispell. 54 Ciarla PHYSICS — First Row: Dr. Robert Boyer, department head; Dr. Walter Loy. Second Row: Dr. Robert Milligan, Dr. Harry Raub. Torque equals movement of inertia times angular acceleration. Students confused by an assigned problem illustrated their frustration on Dr. Boyer ' s door. The problem was explained the next day in class. Breaking from blackboard work. Dr. Boyer enlists the help of Lynne Fallon to make Physics I visual. Right: Scott Barman and Dr. Boyer are in a state of equilibrium. Podiums and Postulates: physics 55 The teletype terminal Dr. Walter Loy uses is hooked up to the main computer at Lehigh University. Below right: Lynne Vogel receives curr ent advise in a General Physics lab on basic circuit theory. PHYSICISTS ESSENTIAL TO INDUSTRY “A degree in physics offers a student a wide range of voca- tional opportunities.” said Dr. Robert Boyer, the head of the physics department. A person who has a background in physics has many other options open to him besides becoming a pro- fessional physicist. “At one time, approximately 75 to 80 percent of the physics majors went on to graduate school. That is no longer true,” emphasized Boyer. “Many of our students get jobs directly in industry with the technical background that a bachelor of science degree in physics gives them.” In a candid interview, Boyer explained that because of the variety of occupations open to students with a physics degree, the department has become quite flexible concerning required courses. “The courses that a student chooses are dependent upon his or her occupational goals,” said Boyer. Aside from the re- quired courses, Physics 1 and 2, the students choose their electives according to their own personal interests. The diversi- ty of knowledge in the department gives the students the opportunity to investigate many different careers. Muhlenberg has quite a large physics department for a small liberal arts college. Each of the professors specializes in different areas. Dr. Raub teaches courses in atomic and nucle- ar physics and biophysics. Dr. Boyer’s interests include acous- tics and ultrasonics. Dr. Loy specializes in optics and quantum mechanics. Dr. Milligan channels his expertise into thermal physics and electronics. The low student-to-teacher ratio in the department permits a good deal of individual attention. “We get to know our students very well and they get to know us in turn,” concludes Dr. Boyer. “This is one of the advantages of studying at a small liberal arts college.” 56 Ciarla LAW SCHOOL MOTIVATES MAJORS Since World War II, international politics have become a major field, and rarely a day goes by when something impor- tant doesn’t occur in the political realm. The political science department has 82 majors. This makes it one of the largest departments on campus, while at the same time it is the youngest, having been formed in 1965. The faculty includes four full-time members and an attor- ney, Dr. Malcom Gross, who taught a law course first semes- ter. Each with his own political philosophy, the faculty mem- bers offer courses from American and European political phi- losophy, Dr. Charles Bednar’s interest, to Dr. Christopher Joyner’s specialty in international politics, organization and law. Dr. Stewart Lee’s field is Asian government and develop- ing nations. Dr. Alton Slane, also chairman of the pre-law program, specializes in constitutuional law and public admin- istration. All faculty members have published several articles. In addition Dr. Joyner has edited several books. At least one seminar a semester is offered such as Politics of Global Environment with Dr. Joyner, the American Presiden- cy with Dr. Bednar, and Modern China with Dr. Lee. Indepen- dent studies are another option for political science students. Among the most popular topics have been local government, legal studies and political statistics. At this time there are two students in the honors program: Mark Paris and Ron Clevor, both in the class of ' 80. The Political Science honors society, Pi Sigma Alpha, is led by Greg Campisi. Sponsored jointly by the local chapter of Amnesty Interna- tional, the pre-law society and the International Affairs Club was a forum entitled “An Exploration of Issues Involved in Death by Decree.” Guest speakers were Dr. Bednar, Dr. Na n- cy Joyner of Cedar Crest College and District Attorney Wil- liam Platt. - Stephanie Jurga JOHN MARSHALL PRE-LAW — First Row: Bill Hyman, Dawn Eilenberger, Leona Barnett, Ron Clever, Aaron Gorovitz, Keith Green, Chip Jones. Second Row: Rachel Oram, Diana Powell, David Simon, Mike Clinton, Robert Marshall, Jeff Stocker, Bruce Feldbaum, Cathy Donovan. International Af- fairs — First Row: Aaron Gorovitz, Ron Clever, Keith Green. Second Row: Vickie Evans, David Si- mon, Chip Jones, Lena Barnett, Dawn Eilenberger. Podiums and Postulates: political science 57 The politics of developing nations is Dr. Stuart Lee ' s area. Left: Dr. Christopher Joyner leaves a capital punishment lecture with Allison Koerner and Dawn Eilenberg. Below: Mark Paris and speaker Bednar discuss the ethics of death by decree. POLITICAL SCIENCE — First Row: Dr. Charles Bednar, department head; Dr. Christopher Joyner. Second Row: Dr. Stewart Lee, Dr. Alton Slane. -ESS A Y- NOMENCLATURE What’s in a name? Our professors’ patron- mics are as over used as the terms ‘libes’ and ‘bummed.’ We take them for granted. Many of us have Schaeffer and Schmidt more often than we realize. Few appreciate the royal heritage behind some of our mentors’ titles. Prince Hal traces his heritage to the Shakespearean days. God’s Nephew can beat that. The name Henry Melchoir Muhlenberg Richards is a legend in itself. Cursory tags like Loy, Lee and Z zip in and out of our conversation without a second thought. You can kipa name like Higgins; professors should have more memorable labels, for instance: Indrikis Sterns, Adnah Kostenbauder, Minotte Chatfield or Connie Kunda. Members of the Muhlenberg faculty are a typical. Dede kind that pearce our dull brains and urge us to lund forward. Of course, there are a Milligan smart teachers in the world, but few so indelible. After the debellis ring and the classes are over, we may forget some facts, we may reed less, we may even throw textbooks to the wind, but, oh boyer, we won’t forget our professors. -Cathy Robertson 58 Ciarla Coffee seems to be popular with psyche majors. Junior Linda Spizzeri is on the way to the libes via the new “ General ' s Quarters " snack bar. Below: Senior Naomi Schenck is in Brown 125 sipping some home brew. Podiums and Postulates: psycholgy 59 MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS The study of the wonderous workings of the mind and its abnormalities has been said to be the most fascinating study of all. The psychology department explored Psychology’s Hi- sotry. Sensation and Perception, Experimental Psychology and Physiological Psychology on the introductory level. Social and Personality Psychology, which includes Child Psychology, the Psychology of Adolescence, Behavior Dis- orders, and the Psychology of Adulthood and Aging, consti- tute a branch of the field. Applied Psychology is another specialized course of study, and offered Industrial Psychology, Test and Mea- surements, the Exceptional Child, and Principals of Guid- ance. Opportunites for individual research projects were avail- able for majors who complete preliminary work early and who demonstrated capability for independent work. PS1 Chi is the National honor psychology fraternity, Michelle Fiorot, senior, was president of the group. Man (Dr. Silas White) and Machine (relay rack) meet on a psychological level. Below left PSI CHI — First Row: Lynne Goldstein, Susan Lewis, Kathleen Mulder, David Grossman. Second Row: Janet Riester, Eileen Sweeny, Denise Heier, Darla Heivly, Rose Colalillo, vice president. Third Row: Aletia Morgan, Nancy Lauby, secretary; Michele Fiorot, president ; Andy Hutter, treasurer; Michael Haynes, Ed Sobel. Senior-psychology major Crit Griffith takes a couch. Jobs in the field of psychology almost exclusively require graduate work. 60 Ciarla SPIRIT AND INTELLECT COMBINED Dr. Darrell Jodock, new department chairman, and the rest of the department, take on a challenge in the teaching of their discipline. A religion is not a major course of study, and is usually taken only to fulfill the college’s religion requirement. The faculty has set certain course goals for the interest and benefit of the students: an introduction to the academic study of religion, an understanding of each student’s own religion, an awareness and sensitivity to other religious and an awareness of of the role of in society. The department is made up of three full-time members, and several part-time professors and lecturers, whose interests cov- er a wide variety of topics. Dr. Jodock, an ordained Lutheran clergyman is interested in the history of theology. Other full- time faculty members are Dr. Rodney Ring, a specialist in the Old and New Testaments, and Dr. William Jennings, whose interests are ethics and the religions of Asia and Japan. Chap- lain David Bremer has a degree in the psychology of religion. Dr. Nelvin Vos, member of the English department, ties his literary interests with regligion and is a guest professor. Dr. Ziedonis, a Lutheran clergyman and professor of Russian, combines his interests in Russian studies and Eastern Ortho- doxy. Rabbis Herbert Brockman and William Greenberg both teach courses related to the Jewish culture and religion. The Jewish Chautauqua Society has donated money to establish a course on the Holocaust to be taught by Rabbi Brockman next term. In addition to regular courses of the department, students can create independent in-depth studies of their own religious concerns. He or she just has to say, “I would like to know more about ...” and will be granted permission to go out into the world and find the answers. -Stephanie Jurga i -A ijjiif j • ' ■ ' ii . JjH iMfiOi ffP W Iff j jl !r|! | IT It Jl i 1 ■ ' £ “We introduce students to a college level of religion, department strives for an atmosphere where students which is more intellectual than their past religious of all denominations can interact. Right: Dr. Jennings experience, ” says chairman Dr. Darrell Jodock. The explains phenomenology. Podiums and Postulates: religion 61 A petition of prayer is read by Chaplain Bremer and Frank Steiner in a chapel service. Left: The alter is in full dress. Below: The audience waits for a discussion on the validity of evolution to begin. !d j MAkTy CG gfcni f M( TIP {S 62 Ciarla SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY — First Row: Dr. Roger Bal- dwin; Dr. Joseph Francello, department head. Second Row: Mrs. Janice Joseph, Dr. Frank McVeigh. -ESSAY- SORE THROAT Throat. The term is so over-used that one never thinks about the incongruity of the word’s liberal and symbolic meanings. Imagine sitting in the library and calling someone who is alien to Muhlenberg jargon a throat. What would he think? ... ‘Is my shirt button open?’, ‘Am I swallowing too loud- ly?’, ‘Does it look sore?’ The last thing he would consider in his puzzlement is that he was studying too intently. The origin of the term is lost. We are left to speculate. Perhaps in the early 60’s at Muhlenberg there existed an infamous nerd named Herbert Throat — hence, the nick- name. Maybe it came from the freshman ' s habit of choking and grasping his throat before a test. Whatever the cause, the effect is a word which sounds right and fits neatly into our vocabulary. Its formal, symbolic meaning, known only within our community, is: a compulsive studier. Is it possible to study too hard at Muhlenberg? The answer is — yes. Anyone who wastes four college years — which our elders inform us were their best — in the library, won’t learn a thing. Academics are important, sometimes. Unfortunately, some take this idea too seriously. College should teach lessons not catalogued in the Dewey Decimals. But, this liberal arts philosophy of which the college is so proud falls on deaf ears in the case of a sore throat. — Cathy Robertson One little Indian uses sign language as Maggie Smith attempts communi- cation. Below: Dr. Frank McVeigh explained “ The Making of a Textbook ” to sociology students Lisa Fared and Ann Maguire. Podiums and Postulates: sociology and anthropology 63 A delicate moment is shared by senior Bonnie Kersta and her newly made friend at the Seneca Indian reservation. Below: Sociology major Pam Decker studies in the new-born Union lounge. SOCIAL PROJECTS UNCOVERED Among the activities sponsored by the Department of Soci- ology and Anthropology this year was a weekend visit to the Allegheny Reservation of the Seneca Nation of Indians in Salamanca, New York. The October trip, organized by Dr. Joseph Francello for his Cultural Anthropology class, but attended by other students and faculty as well, encompassed many aspects of life on the reservation. Participants toured the grounds and the Seneca National Museum, saw Indian dancing and an arts and crafts display, and were treated to an Indian meal prepared by the women of the reservation’s Presbyterian church in which they were housed overnight. A special course in the preservation of historic homes con- ducted by professor of Sociology, Dr. Roger Baldwin and his wife Carol, was offered in April. In the workshop, the Bald- wins, who have restored a nearby historic home themselves, explored such areas as how to trace a house’s history, how to register a house, and where to find historic resources. The Sociology club, besides sponsoring speakers and mov- ies, invited alumni to a wine and cheese party fall semester where career development advice was offered to the students. In addition, Ms. Toomey’s archeology class visited radio- carbon dating labs and preservation labs in conjunction with University of Pennsylvania’s University Museum in Philadel- phia. The class also was given the opportunity to try their hand at archeological work at historic Trout Hall in Allentown. One of the more prominent speakers on campus this term was Dr. Anthony Campolo, chairman of the department of sociology at Eastern College who specializes in the study of the family. — Lisa Kroekel SOCIOLOGY CLUB — Janet Booth, Margaret nized after a few years of inactivity, the club spon- Levy, Pam Decker, Joanne Lines, Ann Maguire, Ra- sored a wine and cheese with the Alumni office, chel Oram, Joyce Conner. Struggling to get reorga- movies, and community speakers. 64 Ciarla INDEPENDENT INTERESTS REINFORCED In addition to the standard majors, a student can have a cross-disciplinary major by combining courses from different departments. American Studies and natural science are two popular interdepartmental majors. An American studies ma- jor rosters courses in art, music, history, economics and litera- ture; natural science includes those science courses which best prepares students for medical school. Self-designed majors such as rennaisance, reformation or drama are also possible. With the completion and expansion of the facilities in the Center of the Arts, more and more students are being approved as drama majors or choose drama as a second major. Computer science and communications are two areas which are not yet fully developed; however, by registering courses at Muhlenberg and Cedar Crest, these majors are possible. Interdepartmental courses add variety to the electives avail- able. Usually these classes are team-taught. The humanities course headed by Dr. Robert Thornburg is recommended for freshmen because it gives the scope of a liberal arts education, helpful for those undecided on a major. Regular lectures are supplemented by films, trips discussions, and guest speakers. Problems in Science and Society is a course which combines chemistry, represented by Dr. David Stehly, physics, taught by Dr. Robert Milligan, and biology, contributed by Dr. Carl Oplinger. This course is a good choice for filling a science elective because it offers an overview of scientific information which is relative to a non-science major. History of Science is team taught by the Drs. Joanne and Charles Mortimer, who mix facts and legends into an interest- ing combination. -Cathy Robertson Humanities students wait for the Broadway show to begin. The freshmen traveled to New York City to absorb some culture. Below: Dr. Joanne Mortimer is half the husband-wife History of Science teaching team. Natural Science major , Alan Lee needs steady hands Right: Drs. Carl Oplinger, Robert Milligan and David Stehly triple brainpower in Problems in Science and Society. First Floor Ettinger 65 Chapter 3 First Floor Ettinger 66 Ciarla LIBERAL ART •4 »-3 2 CO At a small, liberal arts college, the administrators must uphold the image, the finances, the academics and the internal peace. Fighting a communication gap. President John Morey kept his Tuesday afternoons open for students with campus concerns. Dr. Dale LeCount, dean of students, labored on a liable alcohol policy in ’79. He also planned Parents’ Weekend in September. The new associate dean of students, Anne Wright, directed the resident adviser program. R.A. training included sessions on drug abuse, career and birth control counseling. Dean Wright, formerly of Alle- gheny College, also was in charge of the Alcohol Task Force, a committee which researched the use and misuse of alcohol on campus, and the needed tutoring service, which provided an income for some, and was a grade-saver for others. — Cindy Peters Four years of college can be measured between shaking Dr. John Morey’s hand at freshman orientation (above) and receiving the president’s handshake at graduation (below.) Mr. Dedekind assisted at the ceremonies. First Floor Ettinger 67 Director Monroe Denton and composer Margaret Garwood consult during “Trojan Woman”’ practice. Left: For most students, a stop to see Registrar Roland Dedekind meant they were ‘closed out!’ Dr. Charles Bednar, associate dean; Dr. rector-financial aid; Rev. George Ei- David Bremer, chaplain; Roland Dede- chorn, church relations; Clair Fetterhoff, kind, registrar; Monroe Denton, direc- treasurer; Harold Forner, business man- tor- Center for the Arts; Alma Deutsch, ager. director-personnel; Deborah Dwyer, di- TERI SAW 68 Ciarla BOTH SIDES Names became faces for George Gibbs when he met freshmen at Camp Muhlenberg. Teri Luckenbaugh worked closely with Anne Wright in the student intern posi- tion. Teri, a 1978 Muhlenberg graduate, acted as an intermediary between the dean of students staff and the resident advisers. In this unique position, Teri gained a view of the college from both sides. Edward Garner provided another essen- tial counseling service as the director of career planning and placement. Coming from Miami University, Gardner was re- sponsible for making students aware of ca- reer opportunities and coordinating job re- cruiting on campus. Timothy Romgi, director of annual giv- ing, worked with the students from the senior class to help them reach their senior pledge drive goal of $40,000 for 1979. Ro- mig, working with the annual fund was aided by an anonymous challenge gift of $45,000, Muhlenberg’s annual fund topped the half-million mark for the first time in six years. -Cindy Peters Edward Gardner, director- career ser- sions; Eileen Kern, assistant registrar; vices; George Gibbs, director-admis- Lynn Klein, assistant director-alumni af- sions; Josephine Gibson, admissions; Dr. fairs; Dr. Dale LeCount; dean of stu- George Gordon, director- communica- dents; Teri Luckenbaugh, student intern, tions; James Hirsh, director-special ses- First Floor Ettinger 69 70 Ciarla NEW LOGO Q[ O PQ The director of the Center for the Arts, Monroe Denton, served both the college and the community. Denton, who has been director since the center’s opening in 1976, arranged the exhibits and perfor- mances seen throughout the year. With the belief that the building, designed by Phillip Johnson, accentuates conceptual art, Denton invited artists from this field. Exhibits such as Alice Aycock’s “Happy Birthday Coronation Piece”” and Roman Opalka’s ‘numbers’ are samples of some of the outstanding artists. George Gibbs, dean of admissions and freshman, and his staff recruited prospective students in secon- dary school visits, on campus interviews and partici- pation in college fairs. The staff organizes an orienta- tion with a flair year after year. Responsibilities of Mr. John R avage, director of college relations, included publications, press rela- tions, press secretary for the president and advertis- ing. In an effort to give the college more unity and identification, he chose a bold, new logo to represent the school. -Cindy Peters Moonlighting as a sports announcer, Dave Seamans gives play-by- play coverage. Right: Dean Stenger, is a Shakespearean giant among men. First Floor Ettinger 71 A professional PR man, John Ravage added p touch of class to publications. Above Left: Rick Rizoli swings at a student faculty softball game. Below Right: Chaplain Bremer presides at chapel. Pamela McAbee, psychologist; Loretta Nakada, assistant director-development; Mitchell, director-purchases and general John Ravage, director-college relations; services; Dr. John Morey, president; Richard Rizoli, admissions; Timothy Ro- James Morgan, assistant treasurer; Anna mig, director-alumni affairs. 72 Ciarla NEWCOMERS Student intern in the dean of students office, Terri Luckenbaugh worked with Paul Leodori and the other resident advisers. Below: Administrators Gibbs and Thygeson join spectators at a girl ' s field hockey game. Joining Mr. Ravage was the newly appointed assis- tant director of college relations, Helen Richardson. In addition to duties imvolving public relations, Ms. Richardson directed sports information. Anna Nakada, Assistant Director of Development, is another newcomer to the staff. In this new position she assists in public events, foundation research and fund raising. Charles Stecker, who originally joined the college community in 1947 as a cashier, retired and was re- placed by Allen Ruter. Trained in accounting, Ruter left Air Products and Chemicals to join us early in December. -Cindy Peters. Allen Ruter, controller; Denise Scott, ad- dean of the college; William Thygeson, missions; David Seamans, director- admissions; Anne Wright, assistant dean Seeger’s Union; Dr. Harold Stenger, of students. Good Sports 73 Chapter 4 Good Sports 74 Ciarla INJURED SQUAD REVIVES . Wrapping up a four-way tie for first against Dickinson are Mike Clinton, Mike Poorman, Jim McCormick and Paul Lcodori. 2. The runners await the assignment of starting positions 3. Mike Clinton proves that cross country is a soli- tary sport. 4. Front row - Mike Clinton, Jim McCormick, Paul Lcodori, Howie Gerstein, Mike Lentz; Second row - William Flamish - coach. Bob Kebler - manager, Greg Miller, Mike Poorman, Ron Clever. 5. Freshman Mike Poorman receives post-race plaudits from Howie Gerstein. 6. Greg Miller and Mike Lentz relax after the race. 7. Coach Flamish waits patiently as the results are tallied. 8. Heads bowed, the runners almost ceremoniously shed their sweats and tie their shoes. 9. Jockeying for position against F M and Mora- vian are Mike Clinton, Paul Leodori, and the rest of the team. Good Sports: cross country 75 Although lacking depth and hindered by injuries, the cross country team com- piled their best won-lost record since 1973. Highlighting the season was Jim McCormick, who set a new school re- cord of 27:11 for the five mile course, shattering the old mark by a full half minute. Freshman McCormick was consistently the team ' s number one run- ner, with captain Howie Gerstein, sen- ior Paul Leodori, junior Mike Clinton, and freshman Mike Poorman rounding out the core of the squad. “We had a good balance of freshmen and upper- classmen,” commented Gerstein, who completed his fourth year on the squad. He and the team’s other 4-year veteran Paul Leodori provided inspiration as well as solid performances. One of the season’s best surprises came at the home meet against Dicken- son, when Clinton, Poorman, Leodori, and McCormick finished in a first place tie. Most disappointing was a 28-29 loss to Wilkes, one that coach William Fla- mish felt could have been a win if Ger- stein had not been injured. The team also had to run without a key man in the M.A.C. Championships when McCor- mick was injured, but still managed to place tenth overall in the competition. Nine-year coach Flamish was pleased but not surprised about the team’s record. “I knew we were im- proved,” he commented. He felt that the team’s major weakness was its lack of depth, which made injuries especially detrimental to the squad. Gerstein’s early-season injury not only sidelined him for awhile but, as Flamish pointed out, it also affected his performance lat- er on. Still, the team’s 7-6 record was greatly improved over last year’s 4-11 tally. The team will miss seniors Gerstein and Leodori, who were always among the team’s top five, but Coach Flamish looks for freshmen and incoming pros- pects to take up the slack and provide more depth. He was also excited about Clinton, primarily a track man. “He had no past cross country experience, but his performance was outstanding,” said Flamish, adding, “He was a very hard worker.” Gerstein also praised Clinton’s contribution. Clinton has been chosen as next year ' s captain. — Lisa Kroekel 76 Ciaral GIRLS BOOST 1 Freshman standout Sharon Hartline pushes downfield. 2 By drawing out the goalie, the Mules attempt to score. 3. Snuffing an offensive drive is halfback Karen Greider. 4. Front row: B Riti, S. Griffing, C. Lightkep. D. Ellenburgcr, D. Heier. Center row-: C. Judson, K. Greider, V Przechacki, J. Stymiest, K Knodt, P. Bradley, A Petron Back row: Coach Hospodar. D. Altsumis, A. Pelack, C. Santcrian. B Schactzel. S. Hartline, J. Baldauf, A. Emery 5. An open break opportunity is seized by captain lightkep. 6. Over, under or around, Sandy Griffing tries to outwit her opponent. Good Sports: field hockey 77 Revitalized by freshman talent, the field hockey team compiled a solid 4-3- 3 record and captured second place in the post-season Lehigh Valley Tourna- ment. Carla Lightkep, who led the team all year as co-captain and leading scor- er, achieved the distinction of being named to the first team of all-stars in the tournament for the fourth straight year. Frosh Sharon Hospodar also earned the honor in her debut season. Helen Hospodar, coach of the hock- ey team for the past three years, felt that the team was much stronger in ability than it was the previous year. Outstanding players besides Lightkep, who scored 13 of the team’s 19 goals, and Hartline were the halfback pair of Karen Greider and Corrine Santerian, and co-captain Sandy Griffing. Hospo- dar labelled Griffing as the team ' s un- sung hero, citing her excellent skills and adding, “She may not get many goals, but she’s always there.” Facing a competitive schedule, the team ' s only disappointing loss was to Albright, who scored the winning goal in the last minute -and-a-half. A score- less tie with a strong Kutztown team was an unexpected but welcome out- come. Throughout the season, the team was a hard working one, but failed to put out that little extra energy and talent that would have turned their ties into wins and given them an outstanding re- cord. Dependable co-captains Lightkep and Griffing drew plaudits from Ho- spodar who said, “Both girls were very coachable and dedicated. It has been a privilege having them on the team for the past four years. " — Lisa Kroekel 78 Ciarla PRIDE GUIDES TEAM Front row: McKeon, LiGregni, Tobias, Andrews, Schlecter, Edwards, Smith, Fahy, Sommerville, Mulvihill, Brudny. Second row: Schulte, Flanlon, Nivison, Schroeder, Wagner, Rowan, Galgano, Tamer, Sules, Sartori. Third row : Accad, Alban- ese, Gooen, Marron, Tuning, Gardner, Bodine, Trump, Fourth row: Scavone, Kreger, McGuin- ness, Smith, Bilinski, Alencewicz, Wagner. Fifth row: Hiller, Kolano, Unger, Ochner, Caputo, Doidgc, Bucsek, Mextorf. Sixth row: Togno, Buza, Moffa, Szemanck, Romano, Spatidol, Adamo. Seventh row: Rich line. Shoemaker, Pyne, Kohler, Jani, Butler, Marino, Snicsak, Shaffer, Fagan, Tobias, Steckel. Good Sports: football 79 The first thing the Mules probably heard this summer as they began their initial practice was Coach Marino’s ex- hortation, “Let’s have no regrets!” A sense of team unity began that first day, and it was this ever-growing unity that carried the club up through the season finale. However as senior Tri -captains John Schlecter, Chuck Smith and Yogi Edwards are quick to point out, the team didn’t really come together until the midpoint of the season. As Chuck Smith stated, “I’m sure the team would like to thank the coaches for sticking with us in the beginning of the season. They always believed in us even when we were down on ourselves. That’s why we wound up 6-2-1.” Coach Marino is ecstatic over the prospects of next year’s squad. “We’ll only be losing five men to graduation. Although they will be missed, the nu- cleus of the team is already there for next year. The defense will be essential- ly unchanged, but the loss of key per- sonnel on offense might necessitate some revamping of that squad. So it looks as though next season will be a good one for a talented, experienced, and well-led Mule grid squad. 1. Coach Marino congratulates Doug Ligregni (36) for another booming punt. 2. A panorama of the stands shows the crowd react with enthusiasm. 4. A crushing block by Jerry Fahy (42) leads the way for running back Brian Bodine (20). 5. Gerry Fahy looks for running room as the Blue Jays from John Hopkins close in. 6. Congratulating the Frosh Bill Kolano (55) are Tanzer (43), Smith (26), and Andrews (76) for clinching the victory over Dickinson with a key interception. 7 . Schooled by Coach Bob Kohler are two tight ends, Doug Ligregni (36), and Brian Marron (37). 8. A big hit by Alencewicz (51 ) caused the ball to squirt loose as Yogi (8) closes in on the football. 9. Barking out signals is John Schlechter as the Mules are en route to a TD against Swarthmore. 80 Ciarla MULE POWER BUILDS Muhlenberg football in 1978 can easily be compared to a rocket: once they got off the ground, they never stopped. The season ' s low point was the opening day 42-6 loss to F M. Coach Marino admits that the team was sim- ply unprepared for Franklin Mar- shall’s experience. John Hopkins came to Allentown the next week and played football for one half. In the second, the Mules gave les- sons as the Blue Jays wings were clipped in a five minute span that saw the Mules rack up 4 TD’s. In Western Maryland, the Mule squad was forced to play catch up foot- ball. They managed a 15-15 tie as Schlechter hit Brian Marron with a 34 yard pass midway through the final quarter. The 35-15 loss to Lebanon Valley was a study in frustration. Brain Bodine and John Sartori both had great days as the Mule offense pushed all over the field, yet could not score. Bodine was named the E.C.A.C. Player of the week for his 219 yard performance in the Mule ' s 21-7 victory over Ursinis. The defense, led by Jerry Galgano shut down the Grizzlies at- tack. The 19-14 domination of Dickenson on the following Saturday put the Mule rocket into the stratosphere. This spirit carried over into the thrilling 16-14 Mule Homecoming victory over Swarthmore and also to the Mules ' de- struction of a shaky Susquehanna squad with that 20-7 score. Closing out the season at Moravian with a 34-0 victory, the Mules were led by Brian Bodine and John Schlechter, both of whom had excellent days. Both defense and offense were devestating, as the Greyhounds were toally dominat- ed. It was a fitting end to a tremendous Muhlenberg football season, by William O ' Shaughnessy 1. Junior Brian Bodine, the MAC’s leading rusher. 2. Coach Snisak, pleased with the Swarthmore win. 3. Coach Kohler gives some last minute advice. 4. The Mule squad closes in behind John Sanford 5. Senior tri-captain Yogi Edwards was lost to the Mules for most of the season with a battered knee. 6 The " big play man " , John Sartori 7 Bodine takes the ball and heads west. Ciarla 82 YOUTH HELP EFFORT Front row: Kerry Wentling, David Whittington, Mark Capobianco, Blaine Takesue, James New- some, Tim Birch, Derek Pretz, Michael Witten- berg, Wolfgang Hochleitner. Second row: Peter Kmetz, Carl Fernandez, Gary Flettrick, Mitchell Seidman, Keith Lickfield, Scott Lesser, Phil Rit- tenhouse, Frank Morris, Tim Austin, Dan Goon. Third row: Floward Fairchild, Kyle Larsson, Jeff Edwards, Chris Accetta Robin Moyer, Fred Rit- tinger, Greg Wible, Todd Pretz, Tom Tucker, Jeff Donald, John Pinski, Steve Sirinka, Coach Jim Trumbo, Manager Barry Schwartz. Mud w f I • ‘ V 1 » 4 Good Sports: soccer 83 With new and inexperienced coach Jim Trumbo and the few returning let- termen, the maroon and grey hooters began their season in the intense heat of double session workouts of August and ended in the bitter cold of late Novem- ber. Along the way, the team and the coach gained the much needed maturi- ty and experience that they initially lacked. The 8-8 win loss record that the team compiled included moments of brilliant execution as well as complete blunder. As senior captain Greg Wible comments on the new coach, “1 have to respect the coach for comming in and taking charge as he did, it just takes a little time to get things adjusted.” This inconsistency in performance was in part due to the gaps left by last years graduation class, combined with several costly injuries and some tough bad breaks. As the season progressed however it became clearly evident that the team was having a successful re- building year coming up with several promising freshmen. With the depar- ture of only four senior booters, the Mules can look forward with great ex- pectation to a very bright future. As Chip Wible concurs, “Next year should be a solid team, because they are young and will also have a year of working together under their belts. — Don Chapman — 1. Left halfback Gary Hcltrick goes head to head with the opposition 2. Raising his arms to the thrill of victory, freshman Frank Morris celebrates a goal against Fairlcigh Dickinson. 3. Contemplating a winning strategy, rookie coach Jim Trumbow sizes up the opponent 4. Jeff Edwards eludes his opponent in a drive towards the goal. 5. Pursued but not delayed, Jeff Donald leads an offensive surge. 6. One of the many sure handed saves made by goalie Phil Rittenhouse. 7 . Senior Chip Wible displays great form as he attempts to set up another Mule Booter for a goal. 8. The crowd watches in anticipation as their team boots an indirect kick down field 84 Ciarla 1 Jeff Donald drives past a frustrated defender. 2. Another Muhlenberg offensive attack is initial- ed as Frank Morris passes the ball upfield 3 Despite the efforts of two defenders, Jeff Ed- wards moves the ball downfield with case. 4. Senior John Pinski makes a heads up play. 5 Halfback Kyle Larson outlcaps his opponent for a head ball. 6 An offensive surge is stopped cold by a swarm- ing Mule defense. 7. Strong support from the bench and Coach Trumbower keeps the team motivated toward vic- tory. X. Displaying fine dribbling talent Jeff Donald manuevers toward the goal. Good Sports: soccer 85 FUTURE LOOKS GOOD The Mule hooters opened up their season with an impressive 6-4 victory in a non league contest with Fairleigh Dickenson University. Standouts in this game were Jeff Donald, who scores two goals and had assists on three others, Todd Pretz for his fine defensive work, and Robin Moyer for his all around performance. Their second victory in as many starts came against foe Delaware Val- ley. The action was totally dominated by a strong offence, led by Gary Het- trick who scored one of the four goals. The agony of defeat was first tasted at the hands of perennial powerhouse Eli- zabethtown College who crippled the nets for six goals answered by a lone Mule tally. The Muhlenberg hooters got back on the winning trail with a routine 4-1 vic- tory over Wilkes. Jeff Donald, proving to a potent offensive weapon. The Mules met with strong resistence on the road as they dropped consecutive con- test to league rivals Franklin Marshal and Moravian, 4-3 and 2-1 respectively. A bright spot in the season took place at Swarthmore as the underdog Mules upset their hosts 2-1. Tim Austin and Frank Morris each notched a goal and the team was led to victory by the strong goalkeeping of Phil Rittenhouse. Next year should be very good be- cause the solid defense and offense has started to gell and the leadership will be there in Captains Hettrick and Moyer. I -Don Chapman 86 Ciarla CAGERS HAJVG TOUGH 1. The Mule bench looks nervous as their team- mates hold on to a 62-60 victory margin over Leba- non Valley. 2. Scott Becker goes up to cash in on a fast break. 3. Guard Rich Lucas practices his driving during a pre-game warmup. 4. Front row: Dan Barletta, Scott Becker, Greg Campisi, Jim Johnson, Dave Saylor. Second row: Steve Kowalski, Mike Clinton, Rich Greenberg, Mark Casey, Keith Williams. Back row: Head Coach Ken Moyer, Rob Merrifield, Manager Cor- rine Santerian, Coach Ron D’Argenio, Coach Jay Haines. 5. Coach Ken Moyer tries to settle down his team with a timeout. 6. Keith Williams teams up with Jim Johnson to trap a Green Terror opponent d eep in his own back court. 7. Senior Jim Johnson takes one of his many steals to the hoop for two. 8. The winning of opening tip-offs was only one of reasons why Dan Barletta was named to the ECAC Weekly Honor Roll during the season. Good Sports: men ' s basketball 87 The 1978-79 Muhlenberg College basketball team, led by Co-Captains Greg Campisi and Jim Johnson was characterized by quickness, poise and a balanced scoring attack. The Mule Cagers, following a disappointing 0-4 start, refused to give up and battled their way back to a very respectable near .500 percentage mark. Despite the slow start, Head Coach Ken Moyer felt that, “the players hung in there tough when we were 0-4 and didn’t fold.” Undoubtably the main problem the Mules were confronted with was a de- cided lack of height which Coach Moyer attempted to combat with the use of a four guard offense. Moyer as- serts its success by eluding to the bal- anced scoring and strong rebounding from the smaller players. Along with Johnson and Campisi, Dave Saylor, Scott Becker, and Dan Barletta round- ed out the starting five for much of the Mule season. Barletta, a 6’3” center with excep- tional leaping ability, consistently ranked among the nation’s top ten in field goal percentages. Campisi, John- son, and Barletta each earned positions on the weekly ECAC Division III Hon- or Role. Next years squad promises to be ex- citing and well balanced as only two of the Mules will be lost to graduation, and the jay vee prospects look to be quite solid. — Robert Francis Guida 88 Ciarla HEIGHT HURTS SQUAD The Basketball season started slowly for the Mules, with the first four con- tests belonging to their opponents. The Mules turned it around, however, with a clutch win over Lebanon Vally (62-60). The following week saw the Muhlen- berg squad beat last year ' s national Di- vision III runner up, Widner, in Memo- rial Hall. The Mules accomplished this feat with a well executed second half freeze. The Mules capped off their play in the 1978 year by taking first place in the Moravian College Tournament with a 63-56 effort against the host team. Second semester, the Mules traveled to Virginia to play William and Mary and lose a tough game, followed by a crushing defeat at the hands of Lehigh. Co-Captain Greg Campisi felt that “This was the low point of the season thus far and everyone was forced to pull together and suck it up.” The Mules lost their next game, however, at the hands of Deleware Valley, dropping their record to 6-7. This disappointing loss was followed by an encouraging victory over the ever tough Gettysburg Bullets by a score of 65-64 in overtime. The Mules lost their next 4 games in a row, dropping their record to 7-11 but still refused to quit. They bounced back to defeat both Dickinson and Allentown College before losing again to Albright. Two triumphs over Lebenon Valley and Gettysburg once again lifted the spirits of the Mules as well as their record. -Ben Spinelli 1. This aerial shot depicts hard- charging Dan Barlctta as he follows up a missed shot by Dave Saylor. 2. Greg Campisi finds it tough going in the West- ern Maryland tilt. 3. Dan Barlctta skies to snare a crucial jumpball late in the game against Lehigh 4 Senior Co-Captains Jim Johnson and Greg Campisi frequently led the Mules in scoring as well as in spirit. Masters of the fast break and more than adequate outside shooters, the men show Lehigh how it should be done. 90 Ciarla DO THE MUEE BEAT This year the Muhlenberg Cheer- leaders lose only four members to graduation. Lauren Anderson, the Sen- ior Co-Captain, Robin Miller, Gail Yurcanin, and Terri Horth are the four seniors to leave behind nine underclass veterans. One of those nine is Becky Davis, who comments, “Cheerleading means something different to every member on our squad. I think this year we successfully tied together everyone’s different outlooks and ideas, and came out with a very happy, cohesive squad that worked great together.” Each fall, tryouts are held to find new talent to replace graduated pepsters. Many girls go up before a panel of judges, which selects the new members for the squad which selects new mem- bers for the squad on the girl’s gymnas- tic ability, voice, appearance, and ex- ecution. When a girl successfully dem- onstrates her ability and becomes one of the squad, her duties include; atten- dance at all home football games, and basketball games, away football games, and the local away basketball games. They provide their transportation for the away games as none is provided by the college. Mrs. Hospodor, the squads adviser, helps the girls with their var- ious routines. When a cheer is created, input comes from every member, and each new idea is accepted or rejected by vote. A cheerleader most importantly should be an avid athletic supportor and should help to initiate a rapport between the fans and the teams. At each game, the squad’s cheers unite the fans and provide the proper sound ef- fects and atmosphere necessary for any athletic competition. Good Sports: cheerleaders 91 1. Assembling the squad prior to game time is Cap- tain Becky Davis. 2. Nanci Marks and Becky Davis take time off to withh the crowning of Homecoming Queen. 3. Robin Effman anxiously awaits the outcome of a Mule play. 4. Barbie Meury tries to instill her own episit and determination in the fans. 5. With a great display of enthusiam the cheerleaders excite the crowd and team. 6. Alternates: Terry Hurtt, Karen Briggs, Arlctte Palo. 7. Becky Davis leads the squad in a spirited cheer during the Moravian game. 8. First Row: Nanci Marks, Becky Davis, Robin Effman Second Row : Gail Yurcanon, Lauren Ander- son, Robin Miller Third Row: Ann Galbreath, Carol Rourghty, Barbie Meury 92 Ciarla FUTURE LOOKS SOLID wwi ' ivm 1. The Muhlenberg girls display their solid offense. 2. Jamie Loyd leaps for the tip. 3. CONCENTRATION!!! 4. First Row: K. Smith, G. Bye, O. Boy, O. Girl, J. Doe, Second Row: S. Good, S. Bad, S. Fair, T. Snoot, Third Row: N. Eyes, W. Knows, O. Girl 5. Stuffed! 6. Why isn’t the ball coming down? 7. Good driving form. 8. The Mules implement their strategy. 9. On the line the Mules excelled. Good Sports: girls basketball 93 The 1978-79 Girls Varsity Basketball team was one characterized by inexpe- rience. The squad included only five re- turning letterwinners. However this team made the most of their exper- ience. Second year coach Maryann Seagraves evaluated her squad at the beginning of the season by stating, “Were not big, so we’ll have to make up for it with desire and determination. And so the girls entered the season, knowning that the obstacles that they would have to overcome would be great indeed. In achieving its very respectable re- cord the team was led by Senior Co- Captains Jami Loyd and Dawn Eilen- berger. Jamie handled the point guard duties for the Mules as Dawn rounded out the precision backcourt. The contri- butions to the team effort by these two Seniors was described by Coach Sea- graves as “Invaluable”. Next year’s squad will certainly miss the play of these two “team players” Playing Cen- ter for the Mules was a 6’-l” sopho- more, Lisa Ball. Lisa utalized her height to average 14.2 rebounds per game. Coach Seagraves in choosing a game strategy for the critically short Mules, opted for a defensive oriented plan. This approach seemed to work well for the Mules throughout the 1978-79 sea- son as they effectively exploited the stronger aspects of their game. In effect the team played as if they were just as tall as any of their opponents. Coach Seagraves was very pleased with the play of the team as a whole during the season and could recall only a few occa- sions where the opponent’s height ad- vantage played a crucial role in the con- test. “I’m really looking forward to working with the squad next year. We are gonna work real hard!!” by -Sue Johnston 94 Ciarla DUELING IN THE GYM 1. Co-Captains Bill Highet and Jim Mitilineos watch as their teamates confront their opponents. 2. Keith Shellman squares off against Paterson. 3. Co-Captain Bill Highet with a slick offensive move. 4. First Row: Mike Goodman, Lauren Gordon, Bill Highet, Jim Mitilineos, Donna Kirschman, Second Row: Jon Crossette, Cliff Sachs, Keith Shellman, Debi Percival, Coach Eric Yonker, Linda Pinero, Harry Yeide, Brain Gavin, Third Row: Bill Deibler, Hal Yeager, Bob Benn, Steve Nierenberg, Scott “Ziggy” Ross. 5. “TOUCHE” 6. Mike Goodman displays great style as he un- nerves his advisary. 7. Co-Captain Mitilineos prepares to meet his opponent from Paterson. Good Sports: fencing 95 The Muhlenberg Fencing Teams acheived 1-8 and 1-2 records respec- tively for men and women. The men opened up with an encouraging win over the University of Maryland by a score of 18-9. Hal Yeager, Jim Mitilin- eos. Bill Highet, Bob Benn, Steve Ner- enberg and Scott Ross all posted win- ning efforts. The soar in encouragement fell to disappointment as the swords- men went up against a powerful Pater- son team. The squad next traveled to Baltimore for a Tri-meet with Johns Hopkins and NJIT; barely losing out to the latter after a tough match with pow- erful Hopkins. Haverford was the next foe and once again the determined Mules fell in defeat. While Fielding a team of inexperi- enced beginners, this years women put up a very impressive effort in losing. Linda Pinero and Lauren Gordon came away from their bouts victorious. Bill Highat and Mike Goodman pulled out victories for the men. The next match pitted the two teams against Drew Uni- versity. The men’s team were losers in a very tough match. The real story though was the crushing defeat dealt upon Drew by the women’s team. All the women came away with 3-1 victo- ries which were highlighted by the ini- tial collegiate victories for Debbi Perci- val and Donna Kirschmen. The rest of the regular dual meet season passed by uneventfuly, with the women losing to Temple; and the men losing to Temple and Lafayette. The MAC tournement saw the team finish in 9th place overall. The real bright spot though was co- captain Bill Highat’s great performence going all the way to the finals of the tournement, Finishing 3rd. The women’s team showed great determination by putting in long hours of practice for only 3 dual meets. Overall, the 78-79 season saw the team improve its indi- vidual won-lost record over 77-78 and the improvement in skill along with the great determination should prove the outlook for the ‘Berg fencers to be quite bright, by Ben Spinelli 96 Ciarla MULES PUT UP “We had alot of potential with many fine underclassman. It was unfortunate that we just could not put it all togeth- er.” This is how Mule Co-Captain Geoff Brown summed up a disappoint- ing 4-10 season. It was extremely dis- heartening when Senior Bruce Menzer, the other Co-Captain was lost in the fourth match of the season to an injury. After a very slow start, the Mules Grapplers finally began to put the pieces together. Behind the leadership of Co-Captains Brown and Menzer, the Mules rebounded to win 3 of their last 5 matches. Brown was sensational, finish- ing with a personal record of 11-3. In compiling this record he scored 5 pins and 1 superior decision, adding up to 49 team points, a new Muhlenberg record. Junior Mike Strange wrestling in the 1 18 weight class also had an exception- al year as he recorded an 8 and 3 sea- son. One of the seasons highlights and most dramatic matches was the win over Widner. The Mules crushed their opponent as Weis, Brown, and Keough all put their foe on their backs in the first period. The Mules match with Rutgers proved to be an impressive out- ing as the Mules came from behind and scored 24 points in the last 5 bouts to score a team victory. The Mule Grapplers will lose only four to Graduation, Geoff Brown, Bruce Menzer, Jim Weis, and Scott Kurtz. Next year looks promising with the return of Junior Mike Strange as well as other returning wrestlers, as Sophomore Heavy-weight Bill Bispels. Freshman Larry Van Wess also demon- strated excellant potential. Other re- turning wrestlers such as Dan Gardner, George Christ, and Mike Keough should provide a great season next year. These returning Mules, combined with their good attitude and team unity which became evident at the end of the year should promise to provide to fine season next year. 1 . Sophomore John Kreger works a head-lock on his opponent with great success. 2. Heavyweight Bill Bispels works toward a pin against Widner. 3. First Row: Jim Mackenzie, Scott Kurtz, Larry VanWess, Bill Bispels, Jim Weis, John Kreger, Sec- ond Row: Bill Jones, Bruce Menzer, Coach Bill Di- Giacomo, Geoff Brown, Dan Gardner, Third Row: Mike Keough, Rike Williams, George Christ, Mike Strange 4. Co-Captain Geoff Brown displays the intensity with which he wrestled in this, his Senior year. “Brawny” set a new School record of total team points with 49. 5. Mike Keough looks to escape. 6. Frosh George Christ attempts a takedown. 7. Another fine Mule victory. 8. John Kreger displays good form and style as he rides his opponent wall, always maintaining control. 98 Ciarla A VERY FI NE SEASON Head Coach Sam Beidleman’s pre- season prediction that the Muhlenberg College Baseball team would be a Con- ference contender came true as the Mules did indeed win the MAC’s South- ern Division, West Section with a Con- ference record of 1 1-1. It was a very hard fought battle to the playoffs however the 1978-79 team managed to squeeze it out. Junior Mark Kwiatkowski led the pitch- ing corps for the squad, posting a 7-0 record during the regular season (6-0 in the Conference) and an excellent 1.44 ERA. Leading the hitting attack for the team was freshman Mike Hiller. Mike led the team with a .345 batting average along with 30 runs scored, 5 doubles and 8 stolen bases. Don Sommerville was able to fill a gap that had been left void for the past 3 years by playing a superior third base. Don also led the Mules in RBI’s with 17. Sophomore Jamie Smith had a good season after a somewhat disap- pointing freshman year. Smith hit .292 and had many key hits, responsible for Mule Victories. John Oberle, “the best center fielder in the Conference” accord- ing to mentor Beildeman fought his way out of a mid-season slump and turned in a good performance. John did not com- mit an error all season long as he an- chored the defense for the Mules. The efforts of these very talented play- ers along with the total team attitude taken by everyone on the squad led to this outstanding season for the Mules. Captain Yogi Edwards felt that Coach Beildeman got the most he possibly could out of his ball players using each player in the most productive manner. Yogi himself had a dissapointing year, first getting injured on the football field and then re-injuring his knee in pre-season baseball drills. Yogi was the lone senior on the squad this year. He believes that this year’s team has a lot of potential and with this year’s experience under their belts can only continue to improve in the future. by Dave Simon Good Sports: baseball 1. “Yogi” congradulates Mike Hiller for another solid hit. 2. Waiting out a tight inning. 3. Front Row: T. Nivison, T. Benson, B. Steckel, M. Kwiatoski, J. Sartori, J Smith, J. Sules, Back Row: R. Bornemann-Asst. Coach, B. Schulte, G. Fox, M. Hiller, J Oberle, D. Sommerville, D. Li- gregni, M. Jandoli, J. Buscek, M. Casey, K Wen- tling, Coach Sam Beidleman 4. Mike Jandoli hurls in a strike. 5. John Sules demonstrates his intensity for the game. 6. Ace Mark Kwiatiski warms up. 100 Ciarla SOLID HITTIJVG SQUAD The 1978-79 Baseball season proved to be the season for the Mules as they won the tough MAC Southern Division, West Section with their Conference re- cord of 11-1. The season started off on a bad note as the team went south and dropped 4 out of 5 pre-season games. The team gained confidence when they crushed Dickenson, behind the strong pitching of Junior Mark Kwiat- kowski and hitting of Sophomore Jamie Smith. The team finally started to be- lieve in itself. An important turning point in the season was the sweeping of Lebanon Valley in a double-header. The first game was won easily behind Kwiatkoski, however the second game was a cliffhanger and was not decided until the bottom of the seventh inning when the Mules squeezed the winning run across the plate. It was at this point in the season that the squad realized they were not quitters and would give it their all. They improved their Conference re- cord to 4-0. After the team split a dou- ble-header with Western Maryland, the Mules upped their record to 5-1 and realized that they had an excellent shot at the Conference Title. The pivitol games of the year were to be in a dou- ble-header against Franklin and Mar- shall. It was a do or die situation for the Mules. If they were to be taken serious- ly they had to show it now. Mark Kwiatkoski pitched another strong game and the Mules squeezed out a victory in the last inning, winning the first game by a score of 3-2. The second game was won easily by the Mules 9 to 2 . The Mules needed only to sweep a double-header from Gettysburg and they would be Conference Champs. If they split with Gettysburg then a dou- ble-header against Moravian would de- cide the Conference. The Mules howev- er did not have to worry about Moravi- an as they swept two close games from Gettysburg and became the MAC Champs. The Play-offs proved to be a real dis- appointment for the Mules as they were out-classed and outplayed b y a strong Widner team. Coach Beidlemen was very happy with the season and feels that this year of experience will certain- ly help next years squad, by Dave Simon 102 Ciarla 07 THE GREET 1. Scott Waldman eyes up the fairway. 2. “Eggy” shows good form with the irons. 3. Front Row: Scott Waldman, Andrew Rubin, Rich Siegel, Coach Richard Bonsex, Jack McKay, Back Row: Ted Bollard, Bill Scully, Jim Weis, Chris Cooper. 4. Jim Weis displays his style. 5. Scott follows through as all good golfers do. 6. Jack McKay, stricken by rigamortous. 7. Chris Cooper teeing off. The 1978-79 Muhlenberg Varsity Golf team endured through disappoint- ing and frustrating season. As Senior Jack McKay stated, “It was a rebuild- ing year for Muhlenberg’s Golf Team, however goals were accomplished along with the valuable experience gained by the squad’s members. Although the Mules salvaged only three victories dur- ing the season, they have high hopes for next year’s campaign, with five return- ing Varsity lettermen. The team’s brightest spot was Scott Waldman, who was the consistent low man and the team’s leader. Scott was honored by his teamates as the “Play- er’s Player” because of his. ability on the links as well as his personification as a golfer. The season highlight came when Waldman, Rich Siegle, Andy Ru- bin, and Chris Cooper attended the Middle Atlantic Conference Cham- pionships. Cooper was the low man for the Muhlenberg contingent with a 73- 93-168 score. The team was unfortu- nately nosed out of a final placing by the tough competition. The three graduating seniors; Ted Bollard, Jack McKay, and Jim Weis will be sorely missed and remembered next season when the Mules will take the links seeking revenge. Reflecting on the past season, Ted Bollard summa- rized the general feelings of the Team. “Although the season was disappoint- ing win wise, everyone enjoyed partici- pating and the seeds were planted which hopefully next years team will reap the benefits .” by John F.X.L. McKeown 104 Ciarla TEAM LACKS DEPTH The 1978-79 Muhlenberg Varsity Lacrosse team encountered untold set- backs and frustrations. Throughout the season the young and inexperienced Mules had trouble conquering its most damaging foe; injuries. The first in a series of critical set-backs came when Co-Captain Don Guida was lost for the entire season. His absence on the field of battle became painfully obvious as the season rolled on. And so this trend continued throughout the year as mi- nor, bothersome muscle pulls and shoulder injuries plaqued the Mule Stickmen. The squad was led by Senior Co-Cap- tain Jeff Dannenberg who combined good stickhandling ability with his su- perior speed and agility. He was recog- nized for his achievments by his team- mates by being voted the Player’s Play- er of the 1978-79 season. Also display- ing great talent and determination were Stu Brown in the goal, Jim Crow, Dave Costa and Frosh standout Scott Lipkin. The Mules began the season with an encouraging 12-11 win over Swarth- more. Dave Costa and Jim Crow both put forth superior efforts in the hard fought victory. The squad then em- barked on a season long slump, fueled largely from the everpresent injuries in- curred by the Stickmen. Despite the rather dismal remainder of the season this team never lost its appetite or de- termination to win. The season proved to be a time to learn, to build a base for the seasons to come. The future looks bright for the Muh- lenberg Lacrosse Team as many Varsi- ty lettermen will return to the squad next year. by Guy wi n iams 1. John Crow and Dave Costa set up for a shot. 2. Cameron Monroe wheeling dealing in the offensive end. 3. First Row: R. Nash, D. Costa, L. Nelson, S. Brown, J. Dannenberg, K. Tacchino, F. Tobias, G. Goodman, B. Corr, Second Row: G. Hull, J. Crow, M. Neri, C. Moproe, R Wendler, M. Val- lely, F.C. Unger, A. Z llner, Third Row: V. Mu- vihill, T. Dunn, S. Lipkin, B. Spinelli, R. Nelson, B. Tretter, P. Scwartz, J. J. Trumbo-Coach 4. Holy Cow! H e’s gonna score!!! 5. Rich Wendler driving for the goal as Tacchino looks for a hopeful rebound. 106 Ciarla GIRLS SHOW SPIRIT 1. Coach Stuart oversees his Mules. 2. Fine pitching form. 3. Lisa makes a fine scoop en route to an out. 4. First Row: D. Elienberger, K. Kunz, A. Petrov, L. Anderson, C. Wise (Co-capt.) Second Row: P. Crane, M. Schwartz, J. Wirth, L. Herweh, L. D’Alessio, L. Flodgkinson Third Row: B. Stuart, B. Siegel, L. Farbstein, C. Ssaffa, J. Wirth, M. Jorcke, L. Pinero, M. Seidman 5. Coach Stuart points out Home plate. 6. Co-Capt Lisa Whitfield displays her base run- ning abilities. 7. Lisa takes a mighty cut. 8. Eyeing up the batter. 107 Good Sports: softball 108 Ciarla GAME SET MATCH MM mm Good Sports: tennis 109 110 Ciarla GIRLS LOOK AHEAD ss?4 112 Ciarla A FINE SEASON 1. Typical Mule determination. 2. Up and Over. 3. Sharlow lets one fly. 4. Paul Leodori takes the wand home. 5. Mike Clinton, again the first to break the tape. 6. Stretching for every inch. 7. Co-Captain Paul Leodori looks to make his move. 8. Its all a matter of technique. 9. Timing is all important. Good Sports: track 113 The 1978-79 Varsity Track Team produced a fine record of 4-5. The team posted impressive victories over Phila- delphia Textile, Swarthmore, Upsala and totally crushed Dickenson. The team’s defeats were always very close and very emotional, it seemed as though the few extra team points needed just couldn’t be bought. Co-Captain Paul Leodorie (of Wake Forest fame) felt the |team “had a lot of strong performances in many different events, however we lacked the depth needed to win over the long spring sea- son.” There were indeed several superi- or individual performances during the season. Kurt Schroeder won the MAC’s in the high jump for the second year in a row. Mike Clinton was the highest point scorer on the team while running the 880 and also making the triple jump. Both Clinton and Schroeder will be next years captains. Co-Captain Ed Sobel had an excellent season keeping the Mules respectable in the sprints. Frosh standout Bill Sharlow estab- lished himself early as one of the top javilin throwers in the league. Another freshmen Bill Hersfield, was hampered all year with injuries but when healthy he performed like a true winner. Bruce Feldbawm and Mark McCarter led the weightmen, while Pete Hough took the position as the lone Mule hurdler. Co- Captain Paul Leodorie, Howie Gerstien and Jim McCormick rounded out the long distance runners. Senior Tom Pro- valosky turned in an excellent season, scoring the second highest amount of points while running in the 440 and mile relays. He was the Player ' s Player award recipiant. Head Coach Flamish provided the team with continous inspiration noting that, “Its always nicer to win.” by Guy Williams Ciarla 114 Football (6-2-1 ) Franklin and Marshall 42- 6 Johns Hopkins 56-20 Western Maryland 15-15 Lebanon Valley 35-15 Ursinus 21- 7 Dickinson 19-14 Swarthmore 16-14 Susquehanna 20- 7 Moravian 34- 0 Cross Country (7-6) Franklin and Marshall 18-40 Moravian 24-30 Dickinson 22-35 Scranton 16-42 Wilkes 28-29 Lebanon Valley 18-37 Albright 1 5-40 Drew 15-45 Kutztown 20-38 Western Maryland 23-34 Widener 21-34 Swarthmore 23-32 Delaware Valley 24-31 Field Hockey (4-3-3) Philadelphia Bible 6-1 Albright 3-2 Delaware Valley 2-1 Lafayette 4-0 Kutztown 0-0 Penn State 0-0 Cedar Crest 7-1 Lehigh 3-0 Moravian 1-1 Drew 1 -0 Soccer (8-8) Fairleigh Dickinson 6-4 Delaware Valley 4-1 Elizabethtown 6-1 Wilkes 4-1 Franklin Marshall 4-3 Moravian 2-1 Swarthmore 2-1 Dickinson 2-1 Western Maryland 5-2 Lafayette 2-1 Lebanon Valley 4-1 Ursinis 1-0 Gettysburg 5-0 Lehigh 2-1 N.J. 1st. of Tech 1-0 Widener 2-1 Wrestling (4-10) Kutztown 6-46 Albright 18-28 Ursinis 12-36 Lebanon Valley 16-30 Scranton 0-47 Swarthmore 9-33 Widener 27-18 Moravian 18-25 Delaware Valley 0-52 Baptist Bible 39- 1 5 Kings 18-25 Haverford 20-25 Upsala 28-20 Rutgers 27-21 Men ' s Basketball (11-14) Lafayette 84-02 W. Maryland 73-75 Dickinson 68-84 Albright 70-77 Lebanon Valley 62-60 Widener 45-41 Allentown 96-63 Moravian 63-56 William Mary 64-80 Washington Jefferson 76-65 Bloomsburg 81-76 Lehigh 62-76 Delaware Valley 75-87 Gettysburg (OT)65-64 Franklin Marshall 62-71 Kutztown 65-87 Moravian 68-76 W. Maryland 80-96 Allentown 62-57 Dickinson 65-64 Albright 82-90 Lebanon Valley 76-82 Gettysburg 72-66 Franklin Marshall 53-67 Moravian 72-66 Women ' s Basketball (3-8) Drew 47-62 Northampton 67-53 Allentown 50-53 Delaware Valley 51-83 Moravian 51-53 Wilkes 47-70 Albright 48-62 Lehigh 37-85 Kutztown 57-67 Cedar Crest 64-22 Rider 42-57 Men’s Fencing (1-7) U. of Maryland 19- 8 Paterson 5-22 Johns Hopkins 7-20 N.J. Tech 12-15 Stevens 8-19 Drew 8-19 Lafayette 9-18 Temple 7-20 Women’s Fencing (1-2) Drew 12-4 Lafayette 3-5 Temple 2-7 Baseball Newport News App. School 3-4, 2-4 Methodist 4-3, 2-5 North Carolina Wesleyan 7-10 Ursinis 3-4 Widener 3-14 Dickinson 14-1 Lehigh 4-0 Scranton 2-5 Dickinson 14-1 Lebanon Valley 9-5, 6-5 Western Maryland 2-7, 6-2 Franklin Marshall 3-2, 9-2 Delaware Valley 3-7 Moravian 3-1,1 1-6 Albright 4-8 Gettysburg 3-2,4-2 East Stroudsburg 3-10 PLAYOFF (Widener) 14-1 Track Lafayette 48-101 Albright 65-76 Ursinis Phil. Textile 55-81-48 Swarthmore 82-63 Kutztown Upsala 41-156-13 Dickinson 80-64 Leb. Valley Albright 27-88-65 Men’s Tennis Scranton 3 -6 Albright 3‘ 2-2‘ 2 Dickinson 5V2-3V4 Moravian 9 -0 Western Maryland 7 -2 Gettysburg 0 -9 Franklin Marshall 1 -8 Lebanon Valley 9 -0 Women ' s Tennis Fairleigh Dickinson 2-5 Albright 2-5 Kutztown 0-7 Lafayette 0-7 Moravian 1-4 Lacrosse Swarthmore 12-1 1 Widener 3-12 Gettysburg 0-12 Lebanon Valley 4-10 Stevens 7- 9 Lafayette 2-23 Wilkes 1-13 Franklin Marshall 8-24 Haverford 7-19 Dickinson 9-13 Kutztown 4-20 Golf Kutztown 443-446 Franklin Marshall 394-417 Lehigh Penn Colgate 474-451-446-439 Wilkes Moravaian 427-410-410 Gettysburg Leb. Valley 434-414-418 Del. Valley Albright 436-418-470 MASCAC 18-21 Lafayette Moravian 444-409-415 Softball Allentown College 12- 5 Albright 2-10 Lafayette 1-23 Allentown College 13-18 Northamtopn 10- 9 Beyond the Books 115 Chapter 5 Beyond The Books Ciarla Editors Roberts, Glatter and Abramson plot the Weekly. Above Right: PI DELTA EPSILON — First Row: Jeff Chambers, Lynne Goldstein, pres.; Lynn Kamprad. Second Row: Dean Abramson, Barry Schwartz. Far Right: WMUH plays dinner music. WEEKLY — First Row: Steve Levin, Helen Boren, Barry Schwartz, Joe Gill, Jan Arnold, Seth Sands, Second Row: Howard Horlick, Linda Spizzirri, Rich- ard Jenet, David Roberts, Dean Abrahmson, Brian Aboff, Marion Glick. Third Row: Brad Cohen, Jeff Chambers, Beth Kuebler, Aletia Morgan, Lyn Kam- prad, Cathy Van Loon, Susan Kucirka, Nancy Hubbard. Fourth Row: Brad Dornish, Rob Seide, Eric Spiller, Mark Marotta, Matt Levin, Lauren Iacovone, Anne Angiolillo. Top Right: WMUH-FM — First Row: Gary Kauffman, Lars Trodson, Steve Levin, Debbie Kaufman, Nipper, Ray Singer, Howie Stein, Seth Sands, Dan Kleiner. Second Row: B. Kochka, Andy Hutter, Bruce For- man, Charles Rothberg, Joe Sferrazza, Bryan Fer- guson, Brian Alnutt, Steve Kloss, Karen Meyer, Jeff Billig. Third Row: Mark Malzberg, John Mill- er, Dan Midgley, Tom Barrington, Elsie Ganz, Rich Cook, Terry Dunne, Howie Gerstein, Richard Jacobs, Mike Paradiso, Fourth Row; Chuck Rog- ers, Dan McKianey, Bob Percy, Steve Bazow, Da- vid Whittington, Steve Taiel, Andrew Treifeld, Stephen Zambardi. Middle Right: WMUH-AM First Row: Geoff Saunders, Mike Paradiso, Cathy Dille, Neil Hever, Lisa Farbstein. Second Row: Steven Agoratuo, Rob Seide, Bruce Forman, Joe Gill, Dave Hissey, Chris Modlin. Third Row. Char- lie Rothberg, Elsie Ganz, Allen Shelly, Ramlah Mohjuddir, Helen Boren, Steve Farbman, Joe Sfer- razza, Steve Kloss. Right: Writing yearbook cap- tions requires playing name games. Beyond the Books: communication 117 THE MEDIAS Color experts Mark Esposito, sports editor, and Bob Steckel plan Ciarla sports. Left: General Rob- ertson reviews the yearbook staff. Students interested in writing can display their talents in various publica- tions: THE ARCADE, THE WEEK- LY, and THE CIARLA. Each semes- ter ARCADE publishes the best cam- pus poetry and fiction, as well as pho- tography and art-work. The group also sponsors a weekly poetry workshop where poets offer criticism and learn how to shape their verse. CIARLA ' S purpose is to capture the spirit of the year pictorially and narratively. Editor Cathy Robertson and the staff mem- bers gather information and cover all aspects of Muhlenberg life. The hustle of journalism is always present at the MUHLENBERG WEEKLY meetings when every seven days students assem- ble the current news into a concise peri- odical. They are directed by Editors-in- Chiefs Dean Abramson and Dave Rob- erts. A twist of the radio dial to 89.7 FM brings in WMUH Stereo. Broadcasting to most of the Lehigh Valley, FM brings rock, jazz and classical music, as well as news, sports events, and special programs. Station Manager is Charlie Rothberg. - Charles H. Pierson Arcade ' s chapel poetry workshop was led by Mike Hattersley. Above Middle Left: ARCADE — First Row: Nancy Gromet, editor; Lynne Goldstein. Second Row: Lauren Iacovone, Rich Bernstein, editor; Dan Berek. Left: CIARLA First Row: Brenda Colatrella, Paula Almeida, Barbara Selick, Susan Shulman, Stephanie Grant, Jill Bortz. Second Row: Kathy Watten- berg, Kris Selmer, Derval Whelan, Lisa Kroekel, Elaine Eshelman, Debi Percival, Helen Boren. Third Row: Richard Truitt, Douglas Cutillo. Te- resa Bell, Cathy Robertson, Steven Gilchrist, Terry Hurtt, Tom Cronan, Ken Tacchino. Fourth Row: Stephanie Jurga, Joe Gill, Christopher Schulze, Ron Freydberg, Jeanne Mandel, Risa Waldman, Linda MacMillan, Peter Motel, Fifth Row: Bob Steckel, Tom Hauer, Jessica Kerdell, Debra Culp, Bruce Fletcher, Todd Morrow, Bill O’Shaughnessy. 118 Ciarla (Top Left:) TABLE TENNIS CLUB — First Row: Carl Fernandez, Ramlah Mohyuddin, John Robertson. Second Row: Jeffrey Kauffman, Daniel Horn. Above: Cheryl Sea f fa assists Lisa Whitfield in returning a power-driven volleyball while the referee watches from his vantage point above the net. An overhand serve is executed by Lisa Whitfield. Above Right: Coach Blair Stuart offers pre-game strategy. Right: VOLLEYBALL — First Row: Eileen Brigaitis, Janet Wirth, Lisa Whitfield, Judy Wirth, Peggy Kairis, Lisa Ball. Second Row; Meg Shockley, manager; Mary Drummond, Bobbi Hunting, Cheryl Scaffa, Nancy Bornholm, Blair Stuart, coach. Beyond the Books: competition 110 VOLLEYBALL. The sports arena previously reserved for proved mascu- linity is being invaded. Two women ' s athletic clubs became varsity teams in the past year: softball and volleyball. Second-year coach Blair Stuart led the volleyball team to a 6-6 final record. After several wins, the squad was de- feated by Lehigh and Lafayette, but ended the season with a triumphant vic- tory over Cedar Crest. The team will lose seniors Judy and Janet Wirth next season. INTRAMURALS. Mike Neri, in the Weekly, called intramurals “the real game” without the glory. Although he was referring to football intramurals, “played by people whose only interest is love of the game,” he was right about basketball, track, soccer, volleyball and kickball, also. ATO won the football intramural championship. Basketball IM’s devel- oped to the point of two separate leagues on campus. Senior Darci Hae- seler created and organized the col- lege’s first kickball program which was a popular tension break at the end of spring semester and during finals. A spot light is on TKE vs. PKT in IM football. Left: John Miller (ATO) shoots. Below: Jim Weis views IM high jumper. EXERTION 120 Ciarla I Minds battle over board in a Chess players ' concentration photographer. chess game. Right: was disrupted by the CHESS — First Row: Robert Gower, Tim Kutz. Second Row: Shahriar Ma- bourakh, Curtis Miyamoto, Jeffrey Kane. Third Row: Mark Springer, Mike Bottos, Steve Feiner. Above Right: FORENSICS TEAM — First Row: Kathy Hanlon, Margaret Levy, Second Row: Rob Seide, Larry Husick, president; Karen Meyer, secretary. Third Row: Brian Aboff, Christopher Joyner, pro- gram director; Rich Cook. Right: BACKGAMMON — First Row: Robert Friedman, Eric Spiller, president; Rob Seide, secretary treasurer. Second Row: Claire Schlosser, Karen Sachse, Andy Golden, Theodore Byer. Beyond the Books: competition 121 BRAND NEW TEAM GIRLS’ LACROSSE. Not since the late 60’s has a girls’ lacrosse team exist- ed. Barb Schaetzle with the help of coaches Pete Wallburg and Scott Kurtz organized the team, found some ancient equipment and fought for practice fields five days a week. The team had a .500 record. They lost to Cedar Crest, and defeated Centenary College after an hour’s journey. BACKGAMMON. Backgammon sprung out of nowhere. The sudden en- thusiasm over the board game sparked Diane Miller cradles and prepares to release. Right: Alex Hightower has got the ball on the run. 1979 was girls ' lacrosse’s first season. impromtu tournaments as well as the backgammon club organized by Eric Spiller. FORENSICS. This season, the for- ensics team attended eight tournaments and captured 15 awards in public speaking. Regional honors were won at the Cumberland Valley Forensics Tour- nament. The team finished fourth out of 42 colleges. Individual honors went to Larry Husick in Impromtu Sales; Rob Seide in Demagogic Oration. ICE HOCKEY. Games held off- campus at Albeth hampered spectator support; however, the team, led by cap- tain Tom Benson held a winning record. Barb Schaetzle was the prime mover in starting a girls’ lacrosse team. Obtaining practice grounds and equipment were two major obstacles. GIRLS’ LACROSSE — First Row: Sharon Hartline, Louanne Hann, Barb Schaetzle, Nancy Stehlau. Second Rows Peter Wallburg, coach; Alex Hightower, Ginny Schlusser, Cathy Shu- maker, Diane Miller, Sfcott Kurtz, coach. 122 Ciarla DOOBIE BROTHERS TOTO, From the opening rhythm of “Jesus is Just Alright” to the bayou boogie “Black Water,” the Doobie Brother wooed and won the audience of over 3,000 in Memorial Hall in November. Classics such as “Long Train Run- ning,” “Rock Me,” “China Grove” and “It Keeps You Running” had everyone tapping, clapping and dancing, includ- ing guitarist Pat Simmons, who left the stage and joined the audience. Special effects were added to the to- tal spell the Doobies cast. Smoke bil- lowed behind them as they played “Black Water,” and the light show was only surpassed by the final stupefying fireworks display. Flickering matches in the darkness convinced them to do an encore of “Long Train Running” and a second of “Listen to the Music.” A Canadian group, Chilliwack, pre- ceeded the Doobies. Toto, performing in April, created a feeling of wholeness and total control which pervaded the show as the eight polished performers moved the audi- ence expertly. The opening band, Sad Cafe had less stage presence, as seen in their bizarre and unneccesarily vulgar costumes, but they compensated with a good blend of instrumentals and vocals and a varied selection of tunes. Their sensationalism only served to compliment by contrast the classier presentation of the main band, Toto. A flair of special events included the use of dreamy dry ice in “Angela” and a series of slide projections on a mirror. At intervals they snapped everyone back into vibrant reality with tunes such as their rythmically pounding hits, “Hold the Line” and “I’ll Supply the Love.” Both of the songs had the audi- ence on its feet screaming. “Jesus is Just Alright” opened the Doobie Broth- ers’ concert. Lead guitarist and vocalist is Bill Hen- derson. Chilliwack, a Canadian rock group pre- ceeded the Doobies on stage. They opened with “California Girl” from the “Dreams, Dreams, Dreams” album popular in the band ' s native land. ' ■ BIG NAME ENTERTAINMENT — First Row: Mitch Goldblatt, Anne Stanley, chairper- son; Jim Mitilineos. Second Row: Mike Paradiso, Chris Cooper, Daniel Goldfarb; Lars Trodson. Beyond the Books: councils 123 New member Ab Brynt performed on bass. The high Above Right: On drums was Bucky Berger, and on point of the concert was “ Black Water. " In this num- key boards, Michael McDonald. The Doobie Broth- ber the band and the audience exchange vocals, ers, truly a ‘big name ' were top-rate performers. Rythm and sound make Toto rock. Left: " Hold the Line " climaxed the Toto concert and evoked gut reaction with its pounding bass. l ' i 5 Lighting and special effects enhanced the total Toto performance. With the melody of " Angela, " drifted dry-ice mist, creating a dreamy reverie. 124 Ci aria From the rude-appearing basement of the admis- sions building came beautiful music. Nite Owl ' s are Karen Hain and Brian Marron and, right, Brian and Derek Pretz. |fg» r inv i mjr jy mL- : t l m ' - T • W Ml NITE OWL — First Row: Rich Bernstein; chairperson. Second Row: Marci Weisman, Kathy Klenotich, secretary; Ben Wilfond. Third Row: Larry Husick, Margaret Levy, Ilene Feldman, Jeff Ward. Above Right: Recruiting for Pro- gram Board committees are Debbie Shirk and Andy Teich. Right: Lisa Farrel and Anne Maguire won the PB Banner contest during the basketball season. ( l Beyond the Books: councils 125 PARTIES ART, FILM The smile behind the many-faceted Program Board Although some culture was behind the NYC trip belongs to junior Kim Barth who was president of and the Jon Beckwith lecture , most PB activities the board 1978-79. PB provided the alternate en- were pure fun. tertainment to fraternity, Benfer or bowl parties. Students looking for a change of pace from studying or frat parties, frequently found a plethora of entertaining activi- ties within their grasp thanks to Pro- gram Board. Once described as “a year- ful of diverse entertainment for all,” this year’s Program Board, under the leadership of president Kim Barth, soon proved the validity of this statement. The Art Committee, Nite Owl, Films Committee, Free University, Publicity Committee and Special Events Com- mittee are the operating divisions of Program Board, and each of them ca- tered to student tastes in different ways. One of the most successful years ever for PB films featured a wide variety of entertaining flicks on the Science Lec- ture Flail’s sliver screen. Such classics as 2001: A Space Odyssey, The French Connection, Doctor Zhivago and The Omen appealed to different groups and brought them in droves for both of the twice-nightly shows. The coffeehouse setting of the Nite Owl played two crucial roles on cam- pus. Not only were the patrons treated to a relaxing evening of good times, but the entertainment was provided by al- most exclusively Berg talent. An occa- sional “Talent Night” helped new per- formers to get their stage legs, while veterans like Karen Hain, Margot Bernstein and Derek and Todd Pretz were familiar faces. Alternate forms of entertainment were explored, including poetry reading by Rich Bernstein and comedy a la Steve Rose. A backgam- mon set, bottle of wine and friendly company made for an exceptional even- ing in the basement of the Admissions House. -Bill O’Shaughnessy PROGRAM BOARD — First Row: Nancy Hubbard, Margaret Levy, Margaretta Frederick, Andrew Teich, Ellen Rocky, Laura Geissler, Lau- ra Csellak. Second Row: Ilene Feldman, Lauren Iacovone, Claire Schosser, Jill M. Morris. Bar- bara Molzahn, Debbie Higham, Donna L.eonard, Bethanne Henry, Lisa Courter. Third Row: Brad Dornish, Joy Fry, secretary; Mitch Goldblatt, Todd Schachter, Karen Sachse, treasurer; Eric Spiller, Brad Cohen, Harry Yeide. Jan Arnold, Dan Van Riper. Fourth Row: Larry Husick. Ka- ren Schall, Dave Feit, Alexia Evanovich, Bill Hy- man, Stuart Himmelstein, lan Langer, Cheryl Doland, Virginia Przechacki, Donna Miller, Mark Schwartz, Lynn Fisher, Judy Heist, Rob Seide. 126 Ciarla. (Top Left:) FREE UNIVERSITY — First Row: Lisa Farrell, Steven Nierenberg, Rachel Oram. Second Row: Michael Bernstein, Keith Dunoff. Third Row: Euayne Fhana, Barb Dawson, Russell Schub. (Middle Left) OUTING CLUB — First Row: Bob Yoder, president; Jeffrey Kauffman. Second Row; Anne Petrou, Bruce Fine, Rich Lu- cas, Suzanne Smith, Jan Arnold. Right: In the shade on Brown Mall a PB folk fest provides easy listening. Beyond the Books: councils 127 MUMS AND GONGS Waiting a turn at the mike, Max Bennet listens with Rich Bernstein. Left: At folk fest relaxing, catching rays and re-aquainting oneself with friends took place. Program Board’s special events com- mittee opened its calender with a whiz- bang campus version of “The Gong Show.” An enthusiastic Parents’ Week- end crowd was treated to some of Muh- lenberg’s peculiarities that night. Many of our mothers could be seen wearing their “Mums for Mom” at the football game — another way that PB made our parents feel more welcome. With the dome freshly lighted to guide all wayward graduates, Home- coming weekend was immeasureably enlivened by two major PB events. On Friday October 29th, the Garden Room of Seegers Union was the scene of the annual MCA PB Ball. Never letting the pace slow down, many of the hoof- ers could be seen at the Casino Night held on Saturday evening in Brown Gym. A bustling crowd captured a pi- rates’ cache of valuable prizes at black- jack tables, dice tables and roullete wheels. The Halloween and Christmas par- ties were both tremendous successes — outlandish costumes on people in Octo- ber and brightening decorations on the Union in December helped take peo- ple’s minds off the books. Establishing the Outing Club and college bowl team were additions to PB list of accomplish- ments. -Bill O’Shaughnessy Folk musicians Bob Benn, Wendy Green, Bill Deibler and jam in a laid-back style. Left: Ten- sion breaks from booking were PB ' s invention. 128 Ciarla WORK SPOTLIGHTED Under the firm leadership of Student Body President Mitch Goldblatt, the Student Council turned in one of its strongest efforts. Council set out to safeguard the best interests of the students. A successful lobbying campaign was helpful in dis- suading the faculty from unionizing. Ra- tional discussion with the registrar led to the extension of the pass fail and drop- add periods to the first ten days of each semester. Council combined with Dean LeCount to clarify the School’s alcoholic beverage policy at a time when it was feared the campus would go dry. Council was also involved in the controversial Honor Code revision discussions. However, not every- thing resulted as Council would have wanted. Prime examples of this frustra- tion were the Calender revision issue, the appearance on campus of the sculpture “Victor’s Lament,” by DiSuvero, and the lack of rapport with Dr. John Morey, president of the college. Council also made student life more pleasant in smaller ways. For instance, the lending of their mimeograph machine to WMUH enabled the radio station to print their play lists, which in turn got free albums for the station. The air was much cleaner in one section of the Gar- den Room thanks to Council’s successful no-smoking proposal. The library dome was lighted almost every weekend throughout the year thanks to Council’s persistence. Pressure on the Center for the Arts staff resulted in more space for student art displays. The highlight of the year came when the Grievance Board submitted its report on campus security. Immediately realiz- ing the importance of this report, Coun- cil submitted it to the Board of Trustees for action. The Boards’ directive man- dating the immediate resolution of many of the problems raised by the report con- firmed the cooperation built up between the board and the student body. The se- curity report was completed by Tim Die- trich. The Student Court is the supreme stu- dent judicial body on campus, responsi- ble for trying all alleged infractions of the Honor Code and Social Regulations. The Court includes a Bench, which con- sists of justices, and the Bar, which con- sists of attorneys and the court clerk. Chief Justice Carl Koplin presided over all trials, which were heard in executive session. This year, the student Court was active in the proposed revisions to the Honor Code and judicial structure of the Col- lege. In this way, many of the Courts ideas and much of it’s experience will be passed on the newly-created Judicial Board, which will come into existence at the beginning of the 1979-80 term. The Muhlenberg Student Lobby is the local chapter of COPUS, a higher-edu- cation oriented lobbying group with headquarters in Washington D. C. Kept informed of Congressional legislation of interest to students, the Student Lobby brought all major issues of this type to Student Council for action to be taken. Annual events included the national con- vention, at which students themselves lobby first hand on Capital Hill, and campus speakers on issues closely related to higher education. -Bill O’Shaughnessy STUDENTS ON THE FACULTY COMMITTEE — First Row: Mike Elwell, Jane Goldsmith, Janet Werner, Beth Jen- kins. Second Row: Bill Krenz, Mark Paris, Victor Mintz, Jim Mitilineos. Above Right: STUDENT COUNCIL — First Row: Jane Goldsmith, Scott Holland, Mitch Goldblatt, Janet Werner, Patricia O’Hare, Bill Krenz. Second Row: Frank Bat- tista, Becky Zuurbier, Suzanne Mauricllo, Lynn Krueger, Lau- ra Sukites, Bill O’Shaughnessy. Third Row: Tim Schaadt, Pete Myers, John McKeon, Loni Zimmerman, David Siegel, Timo- thy Dietrich, Mark Paris. Right: OFFICERS — Mitch Goldb- latt, president; Jane Goldsmith, secretary; Janet Werner, trea- surer; Scott Holland, vice President. Beyond the Books: councils 129 Seen for miles, Council ' s work shone brightly when it resulted in the lighting of the library dome. Weekends and holidays the light burned. STUDENT LOBBY — First Row: Mark Espo- sito, Barbara Dawson, Laura Csellak, John McKeon, president. John, appropriately, works summers in Washington, D.C. Honor Code revision demanded clear thinking from council members Bill Krenz, Lynn Kruger and Laura Sukites. Left: STUDENT COURT First Row: Steven Horowitz, Becky Davis, Andi Bloch, Jacki Stymiest, Sharon Jones. Second Row: Aletia Morgan, Chip Jones, Carl Koplin, chief justice; Kathy Sheneman, Anne Rukakoski, Judy DelGrande. Third Row: Denise Storz, court clerk; Edward Tomkin, David Scharf, Edward Martz, Gary Ross. 130 Ciarla Stage manager Bob Vagias served as an inter- preter and prophet. Below: Ed Nappen, an expert ‘smudger’, makes-up Preston Davis for the stage. PAINFUL , “The play is called Our Town. It was written by Thorton Wilder, produced by the Muhlenberg Theater Association; di- rected by Charles Richter. In it you see Mr. Robert Matson, Mr. Robert Percy, Mr. Dave Masenheimer, Miss Lucy Pur- year, Miss Susan Shulman, Miss Kathi Reilly — and many others.” These open- ing lines were delivered by Stage Man- ager Bob Vagias, New Director of The- ater, Charles Richter’s first production, Our Town captivated record-breaking audiences in October. The play is about the everyday life and death of two New England familes. The production was selected as one of eight that competed at the American College Theatre Festival at Penn State in Janu- ary. In addition, senior Bob Vagias and sophomore Lucy Puryear were among forty finalists who competed for individ- ual honors in the Irene Ryan acting com- petition at the festival. Vagias’ perfor- mance captured second place in the com- petition. In order to prepare for the festival, cast and crew members returned to Muh- lenberg one week earlier from winter va- cation, and were housed in the TKE fra- ternity house. Two visiting plays, both featuring solo acting, highlighted November, Poetess Emily Dickinson was masterfully por- trayed by Sheila Walsh in the “Belle of Amherst,” a touching blend of Dickin- son’s life and poetry presented by the Actor’s Workshop. English author Oscar Wilde came to life through the powerful performance of actor Vincent Price in his one-night pre- sentation called “Diversions and De- lights.” The show, with which Price toured successfully throughout the coun- try, presented the controversial Wilde in a straightforward, conversational situa- tion. — Sue Shulman and Lisa Kroekel MUHLENBERG THEATRE ASSOCIATION — First Row: Ben Wilfond, Carl Koplin, Lisa Bartorillo, Ellen Guest, Kevin Hardy, Charles Richter. Second Row: Brian Schlom, Katherine Anderson, Paul Newman, David Grossman, Ken Ryder, Steve Gerson, Liz Nangle, Mickey Chrzanowski, Third Row: Elsie Ganz, Ron Clev- er, Neil Hever, Ariane Terry, Elizabeth Bradley, Sue Shulman, Bill Krenz, Ellen Hoener. Fourth Row: Nanci Marks, Lucy Puryear, Daliza Kris- teller. Sue Kuzma, Chuck Rogers, Lois Lightner, Jan Arnold, Rose Long. Fifth Row: Preston Da- vis, Bob Matson, Lenni Maguire, Bob Percy, Wil- liam Majarian, Lynda Pollack, Ed Nappen, Spencer Galt. Sixth Row: Dave Masenheimer, Lars Trodson, David Long, Mike Gavenchak, Kim Selsor, Alan Liebnick, Kathy Klenotick, Sharon Jones, Seventh Row: Sue Wickstrom, Da- vid Scharf, Seth Sands, Chris Schulze, Nancy Zehner, Denise Storz, Laura Sukites, Sue Acker- mann. Beyond the Books: drama 131 WHY? The cast of Our Town went to the America College Theatre Festival at Penn State. Right: Mr. Webb (Bob Percy) is the low-key, omnicient father of Emily (Lucy Puryear). sf Balking just before the wedding, George Gibbs (Bob Matson ) is soothed by Mother Gibbs (Sue Shulman). Wilder ' s characters protrayed a realm of human emotions. Shelling peas as a pretext, Mrs. Gibbs and Mrs. Webb (Kathi Reilly) talk about their husbands, children, and secret dreams. Left: The Stage manager, tempo- rarily usurping the role of a soda jerk, knows what is in the young couples ' minds. 132 Ciarla THESPAIN GENIUSES For a “change of pace” from adult- oriented drama, Muhlenberg Theatre Assocation presented family-oriented “Step on a Crack.” The adolescent, psy- chological play by Susan Zeder portrays the fantasy life into which a young girl, (Beth Haesche,) and her imaginary friends slip when her widowed father re- marries. The story of the girl’s retreat 1 Frozen in reverie is Lisa Bartonllo. Right: Bartor- illo and Liz Nagle played in “The Great Nebula in Orion”, a one - act play. from the real world and its problems, raised serious questions which were only partially answered in the play itself. The drama was directed by Charles Richter, director of theatre. Three student one-act plays were pre- sented in the spring. “Reunion” was writ- ten by Lars Trodson and David Long, who also acted in the play. Nancy Blair directed. “The Great Nebula in Orion” by Lan- ford Wilson was directed by Charles Richter and featured Lisa Bartorillo and Liz Nagle. The two women meet in Sacs, N.Y. and spend the afternoon drinking and recreating the past. Kathi Reilly directed “Birdbath.” Mickey Chrzanowski played the friend of a homely, hopeless young woman por- trayed by Hope Lajeuness. Muhlenberg College’s Summer The- atre Workshop presented William Shakespeare’s classic play “A Midsum- mer’s Night Dream.” The intricate forest fantasy was directed by Susan Kerner from New York, who played Puck as well as instructed the workshop. Students spent four hours a day practicing stage movements, voice, acting, and stage combat. The workshop was sponsored by the Muhlenberg Theatre Program and the Office of Special Sessions. Set and cos- tumes were designed by William Puci- lowsky, resident designer at Cedar Crest College, and lighting was directed by Ron Castlemanc who has also designed for off-off Broadway productions. The park-bench seduction (above, moving right) was Anderson, shrinking violet. In directing class stu- a dramatic exercise in Mr. Richter ' s Acting 1 class. dents chose and directed actual scenes from contem- Players are Steve Colony, aggressor, and Katherine porary plays. ii i Beyond the Books: drama 133 Mugging with a young fan is Beth Haesche who that is. He and Ellie escape real life problems by played Ellie Murphy in “ Step on a Crack.” Right: retreating to a children ' s fantasy world. Steve Lally plays Frisbee, a character in the play ALPHA PSI OMEGA (honorary drama society) — First Row: Lisa Bartorillo, Ariane Terry, Kathleen Reilly, Ellen Guest. Second Row: Liz Nangle, Carl Koplin, Kevein Hardy. Bob Vagias. Third Row: Jeff Chambers, Ken Ryder, David Masenheimer, Ben Wilfond. 134 Ciarla “I S et a kick out of you. ” Nancy Zehner as Reno near-sighted Elisha Whitney , (Paul Campano) mis- Sweeny strikes a pose and captures a mood with takes the deck chair for a coffin and tosses his spine-tingling accuracy. Top Left: Inebriated and carnation in Jackie Gleason style. Beyond the Books: drama 135 SPECTACULAR SHOW Won’t you love me? Billy (Dave Masenheimer) asks Hope (Rose Long). Right: Boh Vaigas played Moonface Martin. Below: The pope and Nina take a stance. The phrase “Anything Goes” is a considerable understatement for the professional handling of the musical by that name which Muhlenberg Theatre Association produced in March. The ambitious project was directed by Charles Richter, director of the the- atre, and boasted sets by Frank Kelly, a New York designer. The orchestra was directed by Henry Schmidt, associate professor of music. The cast consisted of 40 obviously en- thusiastic and talented student actors and actresses. The 1934 lighthearted musical of Cole Porter’s, “Anything Goes,” fea- tured the well-known songs “1 Get a Kick Our of You,” “Friendship,” “You’re the Tops,” and the title song. Bob Vaigas’ imitation of a bluebird tore the audience apart. Sweet, shy Nancy Zehner became another person in Reno Sweeny. With her husky voice and agressiveness, she convinced the viewers that she had sung in nite-clubs all her life. Stellar performances were given by Dave Masenheimer, Rose Long, Steve Lally and Paul Campano. Deliza Kris- teller’s dancing was entrancing. 136 Ciarla Lord Burghly (Dr. Nelvin Vos) and Queen Elizabeth (Dr. Katherine Van Eerde) spoke in Elizabethan phrases about the England in which " they " lived. Below Center: Nanci Mark ' s part required some padding. The Elizabethan ballad was provided by Sue Shulman. Right: The fantasy included comedy. Far Right: Mr. Charles Richter directed the dramatics. Beyond the Books: drama 137 FANTASTICAL “All that glistens is not gold ” was the Shakespearean truth discovered by the Prince of Aragon (Kevin Hardy) who won Portia’s (Katherine Anderson) hand. Below: The man who made “An Elizabethan Fantasy " meaningful: Dr. Harold Stenger. Right and Bottom Right: Producers Vos and Van Eerde. An eclectic arrangement of drama, art, history, literature and music of the Elizabethan age was woven into “An Elizabethan Fantasy” presented in March. Written and produced by Dr. Katherine Van Eerde, head of the histo- ry department, and Dr. Nelvin Vos, head of the English department, the fantasy was invented to honor Dr. Har- old Stenger, a distinguished Elizabe- than scholar and Dean of the College, who taught his popular Shakespeare course for the last time in 1979. The ambitious production revolved around Queen Elizabeth, played by Dr. Van Eerde, in a dialogue with her confi- dant, Lord Burghly. This framework set the background for madrigals, scenes from Udall’s “Ralph Roister Doister,” Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice,” Marlowe’s “Dr. Faustus” and a flute solo by Joseph Mayes. Refined and at the same time intimate, the fantasy al- lowed for historical background as well as personal glimpses and subtle dramat- ic touches which were charming and original. The stage episodes were di- rected by Mr. Charles Richter. An art display of Elizabethan times organized by Monroe Denton was set up in the Center for the Arts Gallerie. It was lat- er taken to area high schools. The re- ception held after the performance by President and Mrs. Morey for the Dean and his wife ended a generous and gra- cious salute to Dean Stenger. 138 Ciarla “Harry” must’ve said something amusing to Don- na Evans, instructor, and students at the dance workshop. Below: Robert Wise is a Trekkie. Allen Ginsberg and company promted judgements problems, Becky Davis kept the audience occupied, ranging from ‘sickening’ to ‘prophetic’. Below: Her graceful, backwards kick, when reaching for While impromtu technicians worked with the sound the mike roused a cheer from the audience. H FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS — First Row: Lauren Anderson, Anne Stanley, Becky Davis, literature; Lisa Carroll, Shelley Robbins, art. Second Row: Barbara Urbano, dance and drama; Mark Schwartz, treasurer; Carla Snyder, chair- person; Kathy Jordan, secretary; Nancy Hamlin, Stuart Himmelstein, films. Third Row: Carol Wise, Nanci Marks, Ramlah Mohyuddin, Jill Bortz, Cindy Peters, Elsie Ganz, Stephanie Grant, Lynn Vogel, Linda Letcher, Rachel Oram. Beyond the Books: festival of the arts 139 QUITE LIBERAL ART A schmorgasborg of art forms was feasted upon by the college and public during the annual Festival of the Arts celebration. There was something for ev- eryone from the musical connoisseur to the fast-food reader included in the ten day exhibition of abstract art, dance, film production and prose readings. Philip Mullen, a promising young art- ist who described his work as “visual meditation,” kicked off the festival with an “appetizer” of his intricate painted tapestries. For his work, Mullen received 37 awards and grants. The second day of the festival featured “Harry” a dance company led by dynam- ic Senta Driver. Her choreography was distinguishable by its sensual energy as players performed very physical, forceful steps which managed a kind of animal grace. The power at times threatened to unleash itself from the boundaries of art, but was held in check by the control of each member. Although brawn was em- phasized, brains must be credited for the tottering, breathtaking balance between energy and restraint. Transferring from the realm of person- al dance to the public realm of movie- making, the festival hosted Robert Wise, an Academy Award winning director. Among his most famous movies are “The Body Snatchers”, “Run Silent, Run Deep,” “Andromeda Strain,” “West Side Story,” “The Sound of Music,” and the “Hindenberg”. He was working on “Star Trek — The Motion Picture” at the time of the lec- ture. Besides the free showings of three of his movies “Curse of the Cat People,” “Executive Suite” and “The Haunting,” he hosted workshops and a lecture on the making of a movie. Switching art forms once again, the Festival invited song-and-dance men Cumming and Phraner. Their musical talent was accompanied by their sharp wit. An informal crafts day was held in the C.A. while an amateur magician enter- tained with the usual tricks of his trade. That night, campus poets read a sprin- kling of original poetry as well as poetry of Allen Ginsberg. The next day, Gary Styeigerwalt, a classical pianist and the first American to win the Liszt-Bartok Piano Competi- tion in Budapest, gave two classes and a recital. An unusual company of three, called appropriately “Threeater,” read horror stories by masters of fear, Poe, Sake and Churchill but produced only mind reac- tions. The last performer was Allen Gins- berg, an aged Yippie who once partici- pated in Yippie Conventions, Flower Power Marches and wrote anti-establish- ment poetry. He read some of the poetry for which he was brought to trial on ob- senity charges. Sometimes emotional, sometipies shocking and sometimes dis- gusting, Ginsberg epitomized the spirit of the 60’s. — Barb Robertson A week before the festival, Philip Mullen could be displayed. Below: Tom Hanlon is keeper of the found at work in abstract expression in the Galleria Mullen mummy. Below Right: Mullen made an of the Center for the Arts where his works were ora! presentation “ with a few surprises. " ' 140 Ciarla HOUSE AWAY FROM In an effort to change the passive repu- tation of the small houses, the the Hen House unleased a year of mental illness and alcohol unparalleled in Muhlenberg history. Although the booze project, sponsored the the “Nights of Campus” program through the Administration Office, with Nacho Cheese and the Banjo, and a spe- cial appearance by Beatnick Stick, was very successful. Hen House fame came with Bowl Parties. Guaranteed to to de- stroy every available brain cell. Bowl Party themes like “Be Obnoxious,” “Ra- dioactive,” and “Can you Outdress the Hens?” kept those involved entertained and incoherent. -Chuck Pyne Muhlenberg’s last bastion of male elit- ism, this year’s Club 200 members, closed its chapter in the College’s history. Girls take over next year. 1 1 BERN HEIM — First Row: Peggy Shoemaker, Eszter Szabo, Kathee Silkin. Second Row: Amy Exner, Pam Blewitt, Gretchen Busch. Third Row: Gretchen Fargo, Anita Emery, Beth Hintz. Above Right: FREDRICK AUGUSTUS- First Row: Bob Miller, Colin Schreiber, Kevin Graudin, Tim Schaadt. Gary Hendler. Second Row: Tom Bar- ington, Shawn Hui, Mark Kovar, Harry Derrick, Tim Griscom, Bill Peake. Right: CLUB 200 — First Row: Derek Pretz, Jim Mitilineos, Allan de- Guzman. Second Row: Jeff Dinger, Bob Snider, Zigmund Ross. Far Right: EVE ELIZABETH — Betsy Burnahm, Ann Rukakowski, Margaretta Frederick, Sue Morgan. Second Row: JoAnne Klinkowstein, Louise Vinueza, Jennifer Newhart, Patty Laws. Third Row: Sharon Jenkins, Lori Angstadt, Lyn Kamprad, Lois Hodgkinson. Among the Club’s many activities were the “Duke’s Fund,” which raised money for hurt or injured campus pets, several squad cleanings, and myraid backgammon tournaments. Bernheim, the German language house, aimed to bring German culture alive. The highlight of the year was “Ger- man Week” in November, which consist- ed of a series of concerts, films, and lec- tures followed by receptions at the house. Eve Elizabeth House not only boarded but also educated, her occupants. The House sponsored an extensive speaker’s series to increase student awareness of post-academic life. These included a Rape Crisis Center to a lecture on on tax considerations and planning by H R Block. In addition, the November burglary of Eve Elizabeth House brought to light the i ncreased need for adequate security on campus. As a result of the residents’ out- cry against the administration, the col- lege was forced to give more attention to the problem of security. Beyond the Books: houses 141 HOME Steph Anderson basks. Left: “ Radioactive ” and “out-dress-the-Hens” were bowl party themes. Be- low: Straws are your only weapon at the Hen House. HENRI ETT A — Going Up: Bruce Tretter, T om Hanlon, Larry Bourguet, Lou Kazal, Jeff Wise man, Duane Sossong, Phil Rittenhouse, Brian Warner, Robin Moyer. Chuck Pyne, Stuart Schnall, Sam Zucker, Steve Rose, Stuart Him- melstein, Barry Tomlinson, Thom Smilari. Left: MILLERHEIM — First Row: Lynda Pollack, Judy DelGrande, Laura Wheeler, Cathi Shaner, Becky Pfeifer. Second Row: Karen Quinn, Moni- ca Golder, Jane Goldsmith, Debbie Culp, Valerie Stuver. Third Ron: Donna Eyerman, Steph An- derson, Shelly Robbins, Lynn Vogel, Claudia Seyfert, Becky Zuurbier. 142 Ciarla Unusual costumes and scenery marked “Le Jue d ' Adam.” Demons Wendy Loucks and Nanci Marks dance in the fires of Hell. Still in the grace of God (Victor Thomson), Adam ed by Patricia DeBellis. Jim Mitilineos directed the (Stuart Himmelstein) and Eve (Nancy Hamlin) lighting and Barb Lesco filled the position of stage stand before the fall. “ Le Jue d’Adam " was direct- manager. Members of the French class ushered. FRENCH — First Row: Sue Wickstrom, vice president; Barb Lesko, president; Nancy Zaeh, treasurer. Second Row: Elsie Ganz, Ilene Feld- man, Jessica Kerdell. Third Row: Ramlah Mo- hyuddin, Debbie Kaufman, Dr. Carol V. Rich- ards. Right: SPANISH — First Row: Raymond Metzger, Kathleen Barrett, secretary; Susan Ackermann, treasurer; Bonnie May Kersta, Mar- lene Alonzo. Second Row: Barbara Selick, Teresa Bell, Stephen Pulley, Ron Clever, Gary Good- man, Cynthia Rostran. Third Row: Fernando Ji- menez, advisor; Barbara Lesko, Chrisie Erler, Su- san Martin, Jessica Kerdell. Beyond the Books: language 143 A FRENCH MYSTER Y Le Cercle Francais boasts twenty-five members led by Barbara Lesko, presi- dent; Sue Wickstrom, vice president; Nancy Zaeh, treasurer; and Susan Mar- tin, secretary. The French Club spon- sored a slide show, a discussion night for students considering a junior year abroad, and two films: “La Grande Illu- sion” and “Ze Petit The atre de Jean Renoir.” Field trips included a visit to Philadelphia to see an exhibit of art from the Napoleonic era, and to New York to watch Debussy’s opera “Pelleas et Meli- saude.” The French Club participated in the ODK Carnival, and, along with the other language clubs, treated the campus to delectable tastes at an international Dessert Night. The club’s most ambitious project was the production of “Le Jeu d’Adam,” a twelfth century mystery play detailing the Biblical account of the creation and fall of man. “The Play of Adam” was directed by language instructor Patricia DeBellis, an enthusiastic actress during her undergraduate career. Victor Thompson portrayed God, Stuart Schnall and Nancy Hamlin took the roles of the ill-fated couple, and Lynne Underwood appeared as Satan. The oldest club on campus is Der Deutsche Verein — Muhlenberg ' s Ger- man club of forty members. Among the year’s activities were a faculty Christmas party, an Oktoberfest, and a Fashingfest, a traditional donut-eating celebration be- fore Lent. “German Week” in mid-No- vember was a series of concerts, films, and lectures followed by receptions in Bernheim, the German language house. tit Club officers are president Ann Gardner, vice president Eszter Szabo, and secre- tary-treasurer Karen Meyer. The Russian Club consists of thirty members, including president Elizabeth Grosse and secretary Jill Guidroz. Three speakers provided first hand accounts of the U.S.S.R. Dr. Yuri Bocharov, a lead- ing figure in Soviet city planning, spoke favorably about his country, while dissi- dent authors Arkady Lvov and Victor Muravin were not so kind. Besides hear- ing lectures, the club viewed a slide pre- sentation, and traveled to New York for Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin,” an op- era based on a novel by Alexander Push- kin. A Christmas dinner, wine and cheese parties, and the showing of the film “La- zarillo,” were some of the activities of the Spanish Club. President Marlene Alonzo and vice president and secretary Kathi Barnett led the club’s fifty members. — Charles H. Pierson German painting was the topic of Dr. Gaertner, Peggy Shoemaker, and Gretchcn Faras ' discussion Above Left: RUSSIAN CLUB — First Row Ilene Feldman, Susan Kucirka, Rose Colalillo, Becky Rita. Second Row: Nancy Bornholm, Elizabeth Grosse, Jill Guidroz, Elsie Ganz. Third Row: Darla Heivly, Joe Servey, Victor Muravin, Bob Percy, Anatoly Maksimowicz. Left: DER DEUTSCHE VEREIN — First Row: Gretchen Busch. Eszter Szabo, vice president; Darla Heivly, Pam Blewitt. Kathee Silkin, Second Row: Peggy Shoemaker, Amy Exner, Anita Emery, Beth Hintz. Rebecca Belk, Tammy Johnson. Third Row ; Steve Barow, Sharon Hartline, Marion Glick, Gretchen Faras, Robert Heary, Todd Sitler. 144 Ciarla FROSH BUNNIES HOP Classes went to all lengths to raise spir- its, eyebrows and money. The class of ' 82 hosted a successful Boxer Shorts Formal at which dignified couples mingled wear- ing “Fruit of the Looms.” The class of ’81 and ' 82 held a sopho- more-freshman dance featuring “Nia- gra.” Posters read like x-rated movie ads. The class of ' 80 sponsored an “Any- thing Goes” contest between living groups. ‘Broadway’ was the theme of the junior prom. The main money-raisers for the class of ' 79 were its tremendous 100 day pledge drive and the ever-popular pub- nite. ' Ears the freshman group that thought up the Boxer Shorts Formal. The characters without the aprons are members of the band. Posing sophisticate Steve Lally is caught with bun- ny Deliza Kristeller. Above Middle Right: CLASS OF ' 79 — Mark Schwartz, vice president; Allison Koerner, treasurer; Carol Ekizian, secretary; Andy Flutter, president. Above Far Right: CLASS OF ' 80, EXECUTIVE COUNCIL — First Row: Sue Schwalm, secretary; Anne Stanley, president; Sec- ond Row: Jeff Wiseman, Bart Gumpert. Third Row: Sue Wickstrom, Becky Davis, vice president; Leslie Gordon, Susan Lewis. Right: CLASS OF ' 81 Pam Decker, treasurer; Allen Rappaport. presi- dent; Russ Battista, vice president, Debbie Francis, secretary. Far Right: CLASS OF ' 82 — Nancy Hubbard, secretary; Jim Price, president; Andy Teich, treasurer; Lisa Granzhorn, vice president. 1 Beyond the Books: leaders 145 " Broadway” was the theme of the star-studded Ju- Zon and Allison Koerner disco while, (Below far nior Prom. Below Left: Bob Steckle dressed for left) freshman studs pose at the sophomore fresh- Class of 80’s “Anything Goes.” Middle Left: Len man dance which featured the band, “Niagra. " CARS TRUCKS $ ISO $ 2.0 0 £ Chuck Pyne and Carol Hufnail play admissions at the Junior Prom. Below: A dusty dive into the leaves was included in “ Anything Goes.” 146 Ciarla TAKE THEIR ADVICE Orienting freshmen to a new campus, stiff academic requirements and a new life style was a full-time job for student advisers in the fall. Meeting in small groups, providing manuals, maps, M-books and pigbooks helped a little; however, nothing can substitute for face to face confronta- tions. The orientation committee, led by the admissions staff, organized activi- ties and introduced freshmen to the Union, CA, and dorms. The library came later. Resident advisers took over after the initial week. New problems, such as panty raids, worms in showers, fire drills, and black-outs arose and were calmly overcome. Upperclassmen depended on RA’s as an information source. The storage room key was a popular RA possession. RA’s attended training sessions on alcohol, drugs, birth control, rape, crisis intervention and career counseling and passed on the information. An Orientation of their own was re- quired. This took place spring semester. RA’s were evaluated and attended weekly meetings within each dorm. — Cathy Robertson Behind President John Morey ' s house, redcoats Lynn Vogel show the contrast of anxiety and confi- serve freshman outdoor luncheon. Below: Fresh- dence in their faces. Orientation took place August man Judy Shuster and advisers Anne Stanely and 25-27, a week earlier than past years. In the shade of the old Muhlenberg pine, Jack Michalski advises freshmen new to the contrast- ingly modern and traditional campus. Beyond the Books: leaders 147 Getting rowdy at an RA dinner are Mike Derosa, new Prosser resident adviser, and Mark Esposito, Benfer RA. Left: Discussions at RA meetings ranged from security to panty or jock raids. RESIDENT ADVISERS — First Row: Bob Huffard, John krcger, Michael DeRosa, John Pinski, Chip Jones, Cathy Robertson, Second Row: Elise Men- delman, Joyce White, Laura Csellak, Bill Hyman, Denise Heier. Steve Gerson, Ken Ryder, Linda Spizzirri. Third Row: Kevin Hardy, Rich Nelson, Carol Armstrong, Barb Longacre, Ann Rukakoski. Ann Maguire, Sue Hubbell. B.J. Lazur. Above Right: FRESHMEN ORIENTATION COMMITTEE First Row: Valerie Phillips, chairperson; Larissa Mazurek, Peter Motel. Second Row: Kim Barth, Margot Bernstein, Karen Sachse, Jill Morris, Cheryl Doland, Daliza Kristeller. Third Row: Paul Newman, Sam Zucker, Ed Martz, Len Zon, Geoff Goldberg. Left: STU DENT ADVISERS - First Row: Kim Barth, Don Hetzel, Joyce Conner, Nancy Thornbury, Tom Hanlon. Second Row Susan Wickstrom, Karen Hain, Ronda Weagley, Marilyn Spitofsky, Denise Lyons, Russell Schub, Lynn Vogel. Third Row: Anne Stanley, How ard Bidwell. Moni- ca Mastrangelo, Cindy Robinson, Cheryl Lassoff, Barry Schwartz, Rick Maack. Fourth Row; Debbie Francis, Phyllis Weitzman, Bobbi Hunting, Peggy Kairis, Mark Schwartz, Jack Michalski, Bob Matson, Steve Rose, Lee Frost. 148 Ciarla CARNY FOR A CAUSE ODK Carnival. The phrase is so fa- milar it has become part of the Muhlen- berg vocabulary. It literally means the annual money-raising festival of the Omicoron Delta Kappa Honorary Leadership Fraternity. It also meant the chance to let it all out on the last day of classes to celebrate, to take a break before finals and have fun as well as raise money for The Wiley Home for Mentally Disabled Children. Each spring the elected members of ODK put their organizational talents to work and recruit clubs and fraternities to participate in the money-raising fes- tival. These groups then set up booths featuring Italian ice, ballons, buttons, a graphitti board, pie throwing and pic- ture sales. An acution, picnic dinner and the ever-popular Happy Hour rounded out the day. Last year’s 450 dollar donation went to the Lehigh Valley Association for Retarded Children. This year, $516.15 was raised. While guarding the TKE graphitti board. Bob Fe- Below: The brass quintet provided carnival music by canin was a victim of caricature. TKE was the only which to donate money. Proceeds went to the Wiley social fraternity which participated in the carnival. Home for mentally disabled children. The devil (Tom Hanlon) is martyred for the cause. Below: Ciarla ' s picture sale was crowded all afternoon ; more looking than buying took place. Right: Jenny Newhardt and Dan Horn decided to put away the books for the afternoon. !■ Beyond the Books: leaders 149 The devil made us do it; by the end of the day Tom into the picture from under the MTA booth Hanlon and Jane Goldsmith were pie-eyed. Does manned by Nina Riccardi and Ed Nappen. The the wink mean revenge? Below: Mike Leiter dives group sold chances for future productions. The ballon-barker is Cory Nathan, member of the class of 1982. Below: Chuck Pyne answers the booth ' s banner question. s v 1 W. S ML- -w " OM1CRON DELTA KAPPA — First Row: Scott Holland, Elise Mendelman, Ken Ryder, Becky Davis, Anne Rukakoski, Mark Paris. Sec- ond Row: Bart Gumpert, Denise Heier. Valerie Phillips, Peggy Shoemaker, Mark Schwartz, Ke- vin Hardy. Third Row; Steve Rose, Don Hetzel, president; Dr. Bednar, Dr Graber, Dr. Joyner, Dr. Oplinger. 150 Ciarla Bandmembers entertained benfinites at Christ- mas Right: The spring concert included Handel ' s “Water Music Suite " and Haydn Wood ' s “Man- nin Veen. ” i 1 1 Top right: Trudy Fetterhof, feature t wirier, pom poms, majorettes and the color guard compli- mented the band at half time. Right: “Barnegat " raised money for the Institute of Sound through a concert. ' ■ Beyond the Books: music 151 MARCHING MELODIES Woodwinds are appropriate in jazz at halftime (above) or in classical music at a formal concert (left). Below: The band marched in the Allentown halloween parade. A Steely Dan sound is familiar at football half-times. So are brass echoes to the cheerleader’s chants. In addition to its traditional accom- paniment at football games, the COL- LEGE BAND also engages in its own projects. At the annual fall concert, held on November 18, the Muhlenberg College and Allentown communities were treated to works by Franz Schu- bert, Gustav Holst, and Carl Orff, among others. Band director Ronald Demkee was assisted by guest conduc- tor Ibrook Tower in the performance. Even more successful was the spring concert, which included Handel’s “Wa- ter Music Suite” and Haydn Wood’s “Marinin Veen.” A combined concert with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute was held at Muh- lenberg on April 8. Previously, the sixty members had traveled to Troy, N.Y. as the first part of the collaborative pro- gram. Free admission to the concerts en- abled anyone to attend. Next year the band will have to find a new director. Mr. Demkee is leaving to devote himself full-time to his duties at Freedom High School. Barnegat, a rock group under the ae- gis of INSTITUTION OF SOUND, also provides music for the campus. Its seven members, led by Junior Bob Benn, have played two concerts this year. Their recent goal was to raise money for and electric piano to be used by the music department, Niteowl and Institution of Sound. — Charles H. Pierson BAND — First Row: Laurie Sukites, Lynn Fal- der, Bruce Zacharias, John Siner, Steve Pulley. Ion, Ann Farber, Kathee Barrett, Val Phillips, Sixth Row: John Ochsenreither, Lisa Sprangen- Peggy Shoemaker. Second Row: John Robertson, berg, Steve Bazow, Mike Mauer. Rich Kauffman, Monica Golden, Brad Cohen, Wendy Garrett, David Glick, Cindy Flartman, Brian Gavin. Barb Ron Knecht, Mr. Ronald Demkee. Third Row: Dawson, Brad Beamsderfer. Seventh Row: lint Sue McGovern, Ray Metzger, Mike Mazzeo, Liz Wolfe, Karin Brunner, Dan Verdonik, Gordon Boyen, Alice Mitilineous, Arleen Bachman. Freas, Jack Michalski. Eighth Row: Scott Smith, Fourth Row: Debbie Heeter, Chuck Jeck, Gail Kristen Brunner, Rich Gosnay, Tim Griscom, Bogart, George Shawah, John D’Angelo. Fifth Ross Slemmer, Frank Stinner, Vic Capo. Row; Jeff Kauffman, George Ericcsson, Ed Sny- Ronald Demkee directs the Muhlenberg Band for the last time. He will devote himself to full-time duties at Freedom High School in September. 152 Ciarla Bach’s Motel 11 for Double Chorus was featured at the choir ' s fall concert under the direction of Dr. Charles McClain. Left: Tim Cover served as the piano accompanist for the choir and also played the organ in chapel. His major however, is science, not music. I Specialty groups from the choir sang at Christmas and in the Elizabethan Fantasy, Above Right: The choir performed the rare “ Marienhcden by Brahms in the spring. Right: COLLEGE CHOIR — First Row: Sue Hubbell, Debra Schleicher, Greta Oberly, Patrice Young, Lore Greiman, Trudy Fetterhoff, Virginia Slusser. Second Row: Nancy Zaeh, Barbara Lesko, Lucy Puryear, September Bail, Rose Long, Anne Rukakoski, Sue Wickstrom. Third Row: Valer- ie Stuver, Laurie Ziegler, Denise Storz, Laura Ma- son, Susan Lewis, Carrie Moore, Donna Hilbert. Fourth Row: Bill Krenz, Thomas Micklus, Dave Hauk, Chris Schulze, Richard Maack, Mitchell Ma- gid, Ron Clever Fifth Row: Ken Witmer, Stephen Walker, Dave Scharf, William Killgore, Allan Shel- ly, Michael Magee. Sixth Row: Tim Boyer, John Freeman, Tim Cover, Gary Russell, Andrew Teich, Bob Matson, Spencer Galt. 1 Beyond the Books: music 153 A CAPPELLA Blending talent and dedication for perfect harmony, the college choir’s 50- 60 members were kept busy with con- certs, retreats, and tours. The choir, directed by Dr. Charles McClain, head of Muhlenberg’s depart- ment of music, rehearsed three times weekly. The fall concert, performed in the college chapel, featured Bach’s Motel II, accompanied by strings, woodwinds, and brass, three motets by Anton Bruener, and spirituals arranged by L. L. Fleming. In a lighter tone, the spring concert, accompanied by a brass quartet, blend- ed contemporary composers, medieval folk songs, English madrigals, and pop- ular spirituals. The choir also held a retreat in the fall and spring at the YWCA camp in Hamburg and the Pocono Environmen- tal Educational Educational Center. There they enjoyed both canoeing in the fall and skiing in the spring. Members of the choir were required to read a note and identify its tones with accompaniment. Most performances were sung a cappella. The Chapel Choir sang at Sunday morning ser- vices and for the Candlelight Service. Left: CHAPEL CHOIR — First Row; Jan Schwartz, Tammy Luther, Debbie Jeffery, Connie Kazal, Susan Kucirka, Laura Csellak, I Cathi Shaner, Tricia LeVan. Second Row: Karen Meyer. Pam Blewitt, Ann Gardner, Suzanne Kuzma, Louisa Bair, Rebecca Belk, Janet Riester, Stephanie Jurga. Third Row: Amy Exner, J. Kreider, An- drew Teich, John Freeman, Preston Davis, Allan Shelly, Greg Miller, Ken Witmer, director. 154 Ciarla KICK LINE FINALE Twirls, dips, and twists were not munchies but exercises to the members of the Dance Club who kept in shape while enjoying themselves, and did all of it to music. Forty-five dancers piroet- ted and arabesqued, practicing for the annual Dance Concert. The show reflected the dedication and talent of amateur dancers. “Cathe- dral” opened the show with a dignified, if not spectacular routine. “Rhapsody” was livelier and “R.S.R.” showed off the abilities of individual dancers. Solos and duets also spotlighted out- standing talent throughout the concert. “Twins Theme” was accompanied by guitarists Brian Marion and Carol Eke- zian. Overall, the choreography was diffi- cult because of the wide range of talent. The finale, danced to “One” from “A Chorus Line” featured just that. Top hats, bow ties, heels and fishnets made the final kickline official. A A S r ■ r J Dancers stomp to a jazz " Hoedown. ” Right: Lisa Kaufman and Cindy Scarpa are synchronized in a classical duet, " Little Martha. " DANCE CLUB — First Row: Lisa Kaufmann, Terry Hurtt, Michele Murray, Cathy Robertson, Barbara Schaetzle. Second Row: Alice Mitilin- eos, Kathleen Mulder, Susan Gussow, Robin Eff- man, Robin Miller. Third Row: Angie Katziliezi, Leslie Gordon, Margot Bernstein, Corinne San- terien. Beyond the Books: performers 155 Siblings for the night. Sue Gussow and Michele Murray did “ Twin’s Theme. " Right: Wendy Loucks, Robin Miller and Carol Hufnail pause during “ Last Dance. " Below: Corrine Santerien and Barb Schaetzle have “ Magic To Do. " Relaxed after posing for the club picture are modern dancers. Left: The climax of the show was " One " from A Chorus Line, which the troupe formed by the end of the dance. 156 Ciarla FIELD The majorette squad under captain Donna Klinger, marched onto the foot- ball fi eld with an all-new look, thanks to new white uniforms trimmed in red and silver. Their routines “sparkled " with swing flags and silver fringes on the ends of the batons. Enthusiastic freshman members put their talents to use choreographing the squad’s routine to “Tonight.” Feature twirler Trudy Fetterhoff, also in a new uniform, entertained the crowd for a second year with her acrobatic twirling. The group gave their first off-the-field performance when they marched in the Allentown Halloween parade. They also traveled to Moravian College to perform at their first away game. The pom-pom squad added both beau- ty and talent to the half-times at the foot- ball games. Routines, choreographed by captain Alex Hightower, were performed WORK to music. Highlights included increasing membership, marching in the Allentown parade, and performing away at Moravi- an College. One practice was brightened up by a flaming pom-pom, when a squad member lit her poms in place of a cigarette. The squad practiced nightly for an hour and the work paid off — the perfor- mances were spectacular. Colorguard captained by Rita Cutruf- fello expanded their ranks from six to ten girls and boasted new uniforms - skirts sewn by Mrs. Cutrufello and vests (“hand-me-downs” from Parkland.) Drills were more intricate and followed the band music. It took a lot more practice and caused a few more scratches and bumps but the results made it worthwhile. They also marched in the Halloween Parade and at Moravian College. Mentally practicing the routine Rita Cutrufello and Holly Brunninger approach the field. Below: Ma- jorettes are outstanding in their field. COLORGUARD — First Row: Linda MacMillan, Karen Smith, Daria Manousos, Nancy Hubbard. Second Row: Holly Breuninger, Amy Exner, Jan Arnold, Sharon Kassan, Ann Durning, Rita Cu- trufello. Right: MAJORETTES — First Row: Elizabeth Grosse, Holly Shaw, Judy Koert. Second Row: Mary Ellen Mottola, Donna Hilbert, Trudy Fetterhoff, Donna Klinger, Kathy Hanlon. S Beyond the Books: performers 157 Part of the sparkling half-time show presented at Elizabeth Grosse. Trudy gained her front line posi- football games are Judy Koert, Donna Hilbert, fea- tion as a freshman after exhibiting her acrobatic ture twirler Trudy Fetterhoff, Kathy Hanlon and talents. Donna Klinger is majorette captain. A windmill effort was created by rhythymically rotating the poms. Alex Hightower, squad cap- tain, choreographed the pom routines. r P FLJ J-j mSTN j 1 ' A ! iL. 1 J n l ' f i wtl Catching the football season scenery after their role at half-time are Sue Mauriello and Janine Coslett. Left: POM POMS First Row Biffy Ketcham, Alex Hightower, Sue Trubilla, Sue Butler. Second Row: Karen Molzahn, Jani Ott, Stephanie Grant, Bethann Henry. Third Row: Ellen Hoener, Judy Shuster, Cheryl Heller. Cory Nathan. Fourth Row: Lois Lightner, Janine Cos- lett, Maggie Brown, Sue Mauriello. 158 Ciarla ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION COALITION — First Row: Barbara Pezza, Bonnie May Ker- sta, Barbara Dawson. Second Row: John Mitch- ell, president; Sheila Johnson, secretary; Preston Davis, Curt Miyamoto, vice president. The union T. V. room was a half-way house for Resident Student Association created a lounge and commuters while their lounge was being used for organized activities as opportunities for commuters the beginning-of-the-semester book sale. The Non- to be involved on campus. ijrW mg k •••4. Jtp U m mh l iM PRE-MEDICAL ADVISORS First Row: Holly Breuninger, Vallerie Phillips. Second Row: Bruce Forman, Ted Bollard, Ken Ryder. Above Right: NON-RESIDENT STUDENT ASSO- CIATION — First Row: Virginia Hristofas, Sara Orgel, recorder. Second Row: Jeffrey Kauffman, Mindy Minnich, John Robertson, president. Third Row: Lance Hawk, Tom Am- rick, Tim Dietrich, vice president. Right: AL- PHA PHI OMEGA — First Row. Rachel Oram, Beth Grosss, Susan Lewis, LuAnn Cordaro, Su- san Blaschke, Betsy Poggemeir. Second Row: Barry Dubner, Curtis Miyamoto, president; Stephanie Grant, secretary; Charie Newman, Tom Barrington, vice president; Kim Selsor, trea- surer; Mark Kovar. Third Row: Daniel Horn, vice president; Theodore Byer, Nancy Zaeh, Rick Cook, Theresa Montana, Eric Thurstcr, Darla Heivly, Tammy Luther. Fourth Row: Allen Shel- ly, Michael Kushner, Kathy Knodt, Ron Clever, Gail Bogert. 1 159 Beyond the Books: service COMMUTERS UNITE Bringing faith out of the once-a-week confines of Sunday morning worship, the Muhlenberg Christian Association sponsored a variety of activities. Bible studies and discussions were held Tues- days, Eucharist services every Thurs- day, and a fellowship, conducted to strengthen social and religious bonds, on Sunday nights. In addition, the MCA hosted bi- weekly meetings on Mondays with speakers from different faiths. The highlights of the year included a and watermelon night and the Harvest Moon Ball held October 27, for which ballroom dancing lessons were given two weeks ahead of time. Hillel is a religious organization sponsored by B’nai-Brith and Student Council. Its main purpose is to provide members with the opportunity to identi- fy with Judaism in a social, cultural, intellectual, and religious atmosphere. It is an active member of the Feder- ation of Hillels which includes chapters from Lehigh, Cedar Crest, Kutztown, Albright, Moravian, and Lafayette. Some of the most memorable events during the year included a disco, a deli- dinner, a picnic in the park, and a bagel brunch. One of the most active organizations on campus, the Cardinal Key Club pro- vided volunteers throughout the year. A mainstay of the organization was giving tours and day-on-campus ' s. They also participated in Epsy Day, the Doobie Brothers concert, and the Festival of the Arts. In appreciation for their ser- vices, the Admissions Office sponsored a picnic for the club in May. Top Left: HILLEL — First Row: Louise Weingrod. Debbie Kaufman. Lisa Farbstein, Helen Boren, Ellen Goldsman, Eric Spiller. Lori Samilson. Second Row: Howard Markowitz, secretary; Charie Newman, Todd Schachter, presi- dent; Ian Langer, Alan Rosenbaum, treasurer; Shahriar Mabourakh. Third Row: Barry Dubner, Paul Lamberg, Lary Mars, Jeff Itzkowitz, Mike Goodman, Rob Seide. Middle Left; CARDINAL KEY — First Row: Karen Saches. Chrisie Erler, Barry Schwartz, treasurer; Jim Osenkowsky, secretary; John Pinski, president; Linda Spizzirri, vice president; Eric Spiller. Second Row: Pam Decker, Jill Morris, Liz Boyen, Cathi Shaner, Eileen Ziper, Cindy Robin- son, Sue Schwalm, Donna Leonard. Third Row; Joyce Conner, Cathy Shu- maker, Ann Maguire, Jay Redan, Jeanne Mandel, Linda MacMillan. Risa Waldman, Dave Feit, Kathee Silkin. Fourth Row; Cheryl Lassoff, Don Hetzel, Kathy Johnston, Betsy French, Karen Bealor, Bobbi Hunting, Pam Angust, Stephanie Grant. Donna DeMaio, Diana Powell. Fifth Row: Betsy Poggemeier, Karen Oerter, Laura Geissler, Lisa Courter, Kathleen E. Barrett. Susan R Ackermann, Douglas Cutillo, Dan Van Riper, Jacqueline Stymiest. Kris Selmer, Diane Miller. Sixth Row: Mitch Goldblatt, Rich Cook, Seth Sands, Anita Daysino, Nancy Strelau. Cathy DeCherney, Rob Knee, Linda Letcher, Matt Levin, Ben Wilfond, Rob Seide. Seventh Row: Debbie Jeffery, Judy Koert, Larissa Mazurek, Linda Molee, Jani Ott. Left: FIRST AID SQUAD First Row: Ben Wilfond, Jan Arnold, secretary-treasurer; Seth Sands. Second Row: Richard Cooke, president; Peggy Shoemaker, Jeff Greenwald, vice presi- dent. Third Row: Cheryl Lassoff, Geoff Saunders, Brian Aboff, Stephen Pulley. 160 Ciarla NEWMAN ASSOCIATION First Row: Doug Cutillo, Ted Jeske, Tom Cronan. Second Row: Nina Riccardi, Gretchen Busch, Bill O’Shaughnessy, Third Row: Father A. Francis Soucy, Gretchen Faras. Right: Tom Cronan attended the Newman Province Conference at Lycoming College. The Harvest Moon Ballroom Dance was co-spon- sored by Muhlenberg Christian Association and Pro- gram Board. Kevin Graudin walzes with his date to the “ Variations . ” CATHOLIC STUDENT FOLK GROUP Kath- leen Muler, Ted Jeske, Karen Hain, Lois Lightner, Vicky Stout. Right: MUHLENBERG CHRIS- TIAN ASSOCIATION First Row: J. Kreider, Laura Csellak, Tammy Luther, Nancy Holsten, Stephanie Jurga, Susan Blaschke, secretary. Second Row: Bob Miller, Kevin Graudin, president; Tom Barrington, Ron Clever, Harry Derrick. Third Row: Betsy Poggemeier, Mike Shaw, Andrew Teich, Bill Highet, Allen Shelly. Fourth Row: Rich Knight, Tim Schaadt, Debbie Jeffery, treasurer; Pam Blewitt, Tim Boyer, Jane Baldauf, vice president. These Times 161 Chapter 6 These Times 162 Ciarla yjkj ' 0 ■ •f ( ' ■M i m These Times 163 I Some traditions were begun in the 1800 ' s, and others in more recent years. The 1978-79 term, like every other year, did not escape the re- enactment of familiary rituals. Freshman chemistry, (1) no pre-med can avoid it, or forget it. Hot dogs under an umbrella (2) ineveitabley make an appearance at the Union’s outdoor picnics. The heighth and beauty of the chapel (3) create a traditional atmosphere that demands respect and reverence. The Christmas Candlelight Service is an annual sell-out. Where else do you think theKaties (4) tan their goregous bodies? The academic procession (5) appears, without fail, at opening and closing convocations and graduation. Room selection (6) and final exams are almost equally good at creating panic. ATO brothers (7) have a seasonal reservation on the library steps. If our mothers could see our rooms (8)!. No matter how you smile, the school ID picture (9) is always silly-looking. A presistent image (10) is the daily trudge to class. The wet T-shirt contest (11) is an annual bust. Love dorm, sometimes referred to as Benfer, (12) has developed its own community rituals. SAME OLD THING 164 Ciarla These Times 165 METHING COM - Complimenting, or in some cases insulting, tradition, a few avant- guarde sights and sounds invaded the year of ’79. Taking off with the Blues Brother ' fame, Mike Hel- fand and Bruce Masopust (1) sing into their dryer. An unidentified Martin Luther resident (2) made a brief appearance. If you don ' t want to be stared at, Tom Cronan (3), don’t wear such a guady, striped shirt. Snow deep enough to call off classes and bury cars (4) came only twice in the past five years. It took only 4 days and nights of heavy rain (5) to flood Prosser. College Bowl, “The varsity sport of the mind,” was introduced by Dave Seamans, Union director. Out of nine campus teams, whiz quiz kids (6) Andy Teich, Ron Clever, Becky Zuurbier, Mark Schwartz and alternate Robert Nedwich were selected for the regional tourna- ment at Morris Harvey College in West Virginia. The Mules lost to the first place team by one wrong answer. And finished in a tie for fourth place out of 15. These airheads (7) inhabited the CA Galleria for weeks. A relative in conceptual art (8) waited at the back door. General Pete was creamed by Gail Bogart and Sue Mitchell (9) during the “Anything Goes” contest. The Weekly was delivered minus a corner on April 1 when one of the April Fools printed on the cover was censored by the publisher. PLETELY DIFFERENT 166 Ciarla These Times 167 FACES AND EDIFICES 168 Ciarla These Times 169 ..MORE FACES 170 Ciarla NATIONAL ISSUES “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” So prophecied a sign posted above vats of grape Kool-Aid laced with cyanide poison. Approximately 910 follow- ers, the majority — black, of the People’s Temple Commune of Georgetown, Guyana, committed mass suicide and murder in November of 1978. Jim Jones, the spell-binding leader and instigator of the deaths, died of a shot gun wound in the head. The bizarre castrophe began with an investigation by the late congressman Leo Ryan. President Carter launched a wage-price guidelines program to stabilize the wavering economy. Recent findings, affirmed that the American dollar buys half as much as it did eleven years ago, and prices have risen 8.9%. In foreign affairs: On advice from the President, the Senate passed the Panama Canal treaties. Secretary of State Cyrus Vance and his soviet counter- part Andrei Gromyko brought the SALT pact agreement to the brink of success. The Shah of Iran had to appease uprisings of Moslem religious leaders who had opposed his liberalization program to Westernize the predominantly Moslem state. Aided by Breshnev and Carter, the United States and China linked to serve world peace. It was agreed that Coke would be the official cola of China, and on a more serious note, congress planned legislation to continue the protection of an arms sales to Taiwan. Israeli-Egyptain treaty-negotations were discussed at Camp David. President Carter, Anwar Sadet, and Menachem Begin arrived at the first formal recognition of the Jewish State by any of its Arab neighbors since the creation of Israel in 1948. Former Prime minister of Israel Golda Meir died December 8, 1978 at the age of eighty. With an iron-will, she led Israel through the tough trials from 1969 thru 1974. The United States lost a great woman, also, when the anthro- pologist Margaret Mead died November 1 5, 1 978 from cancer at the age of 76. On November 8, 1978 Norman Rockwell died at the age of 84. The famous artist portrayed an America for all Americans. “I annouce to you with great joy: We have a Pope. " These words rang out twice from Rome in a time span of less than two months as the world witnessed the demise of two Popes and the coronation of the first non-Italian Pope since 1522. The papacy is the world ' s oldest continuing institution with 700 million supporters worldwide in the Roman Catholic Church. The sudden death of pope Paul VI on August 6, 1978 stunned the world. His successor, John Paul I, reigned only 33 days until his death on September 28, 1978. Pope John Paul II reigns as the 264th Pope. Coming from Poland, a communist country of Eastern Europe, he became on October 21, 1978 the first Pope to hold a news confer- ence. England claimed the first successfull test tube baby when Louise Brown was born. Dr. Daniel Nathans, Hamilton O. Smith (both Americans) and Werner Arber of Switzerland won Nobel prizes in medicine for work done in the field of DN A research. The University of California school lost a Supreme Court ruling to Allen Bakke who had sued the school in an admissions controversy. Bakke charged that the school ran a preferential admissions program for minorities. Bakke started at the med school in the fall of 1978, five years after he had applied. The Noble prize in Physics was won by Dr. Arno Penzias and Dr. Robert W. Ellson (both of Bell Telephone Laboratories). They provided evidence that the universe began with an explosion of a primordial fireball. In November, 1978, two Russian cosmonauts, Vladimir kovalenik and Alexander Ivanchenkov, re- turned to earth after spending 1 39 days, 1 4 hours and 49 minutes in space — the longest flight in history. A historic fight was the September, 1978 rematch of Leon Spinks and Muhammed Ali. Muhammed Ali in his 24th championship heavyweight bout regained the heavyweight boxing title of the world. To wrap up the season in sports, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Dallas Cowboys in January, 1979 Super Bowl, and the New York Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers to win their second consecutive world championship in the 1978 World Series. — Teresa Bell : fejuga ir 1 JHHKi gt-OpM a ' V W |Lijy Ufa CAMPUS ISSUES Conflict marked the major events at Muhlenberg College this year. 1978-79 saw a struggle between faculty and administra- tion, the ghost of an old discrimination case and the beginning of another, approximately forty students being forced into some odd living quarters, and the suspension of pub nights. Nonethe- less, students remained cheerful. “It was a pretty rotten deal, and I still feel that the college hasn ' t compensat- ed us adequately. ” So said freshman Seth Luben describing his unorthodox living situation at the beginning of the year. The admission office issues accep- tances to incoming freshmen with the expectation that some will decide to go to other schools. However, in 1978 an unusally high percentage of those accepted, chose Muhlenberg. Coupled with decreased attrition of upperclassmen, this led to a campus housing shortage, making it necessary to construct an annex to Prosser Hall. But while the addition was being built there were approximately forty fresh- men males without a place to live. Because his home is in nearby Bethelem, Brad Dornish was asked to commute. Earlier, he had heard rumours about a housing crunch. “At the end of June,” Brad commented, “I asked if there would be any trouble about housing, and they (the administration) said there wouldn’t.” Eight other boys were also asked to commute. In housing the rest, the college utilized its utmost ingenuity. The majority, along with four upperclassmen volunteers, were placed in the Deli Saloon Inn on Cedar Crest Boulevard, six others had rooms in the Hotel Traylor, 1444 Hamilton Street. Some were fortunate enough to be housed on campus in the infirmary or the Martin Luther apartment. Additional homes were created out of Prosser study and typing rooms. “A dingy place,” was the residence of Dave Shevitz, i. e. the Deli Saloon. “It had all the facilities to live; I ' ll give it that much. But, sometimes the bus didn’t show up, which made it even harder because you had to walk to school. It limited us socially .... You’re deprived of the campus atmosphere.” However, he notes that “The management was nice. Probably nicer to us than we were to them because of the resentment at staying there.” Dan Berek and Mike Mazzeo were boarded on campus in the infirmary and one of Prosser’s third floor typing rooms, respectively. They encountered unique difficulties of their own. As Mike recalls: “There were no windows: the room was all white. I needed a fan because there was no ventilation, I was living alone, so I had to go out and meet people.” Berek was one of the luckier freshmen, because the infirmary was the nicest of the makeshift accomodations. Large rooms, carpeting, private bathrooms, air- conditioning and kind nurses provided all the comforts of home. Summing up, Dan said, “It was a nice place to live for its privacy and peace and quiet. " The exiled freshmen were finally able to enter the regular campus community on November 5, when the Prosser addition was opened three weeks after the projected date of completion. Rooms in New Prosser (or Prosser East on the Prosser Annex as it is variously known) are the same size as those in the old section but have the advantages of moveable furniture, bunk beds and individual thermostats. Another campus issue began earlier than the student housing difficulties. A law suit involving charges of sexual discrimination was brought against Muhlen- berg College in 1975 by Connie Rae Kunda, a physical education instructor. Mrs. Kunda had been denied tenure and promotion to an assistant professorship ostensibly on grounds that she did not hold a master’s degree. However, Muh- lenberg bylaws allow the substitution of a “scholarly equivalent” — i. e. a certain amount of skill and experience — for a master’s degree in the physical education department. Mrs. Kunda possesses this equivalent. Also, assistant professor Ronald Lauchnor, who had been hired after Mrs. Kunda, acuired his position even though he possess only a bachelor’s degree. (con’t) These Times 171 Although Mrs. Kunda won the case, the college was not explicitly found guilty of sexual discrimination. The judge’s decision was based on Dr. John H. Morey’s not properly advising Mrs. Kunda about the necessary qualifications to obtain tenure, and recommending the board of trustees to not grant her tenure or promotion. The board of trustees took responsibility for Dr. Morey’s actions. The court ordered that Mrs. Kunda be given back pay, and reinstated at Muhlenberg as an assistant professor contingent upon completion of her mas- ter’s degree. She has returned to the college. The college has appealled the case. A movement arose among the faculty for unionization. Collective bargaining occurred to a certain portion of teachers as a solution to the poor relations between faculty and administration. Dr. Richard Hatch, the main voice of this group, repeatedly declared that professors’ salaries were not the major problem. While desirous that the personel committee give its reasons in rejecting requests for pay increases, the faculty was more interested in having a greater say in determining Muhlenberg policies and budget priorities. Some of the rest of the faculty held these goals just as highly but felt that collective bargaining was not the way to achieve them. Dr. Edwin R. Baldrige Jr. made several points about the nature of unions: they inevitably cause tuitions to rise; strikes are their only weapon, and since most faculty members said they were against striking, a union would be ineffectual; the PSEA, the professional organization that had been proposed to advise the union, would gradually come to have an undue influence over the faculty. The Muhlenberg administration maintained an anti-union position. In addi- tion to echoing Dr. Baldrige’s caution about the effect of unions on tuitions. Dean Stenger emphasised the great harm a strike would cause the college and how it could conceivably destroy Muhlenberg. The student council vacillated throughout the course of the issue. It was in sympathy with some of the faculty’s complaints, but the matter of tuition made it impossible for the council to support unionization. Finally, the decision was made for neutrality. The possibility of unionization, the cause of so much temper and anxiety, died abruptly when it was defeated in a faculty vote of 42 to 37. But the suggestion was made by Dr. Baldrige that the issue could return to life if basic grievances remained unsettled. Tension between faculty and administration did not cease with the trouble over unionization. Before that, Muhlenberg College’s denial of tenure to assis- tant history professor Dr. Joel D. Seigle generated a problem. The case took on frightening proportions with Dr. Seigle’s accusation that the college discrimi- nated against him because he is a Jew. The administration cited a change in demand from modern European to American historians as the reason for Seigle’ dismissal. Seigle claims he is capable of teaching American history. After appealling unsuccessfully to the Faculty Personnel Committee, Dr. Stenger and Dr. Morey, Professor Seigle turned to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He felt that despite the college’s stated reasons, anti-Semitism was the actual cause of his dismissal. While being interviewed for tenure, explains Dr. Seigle, “my religion was questioned.” A segment of the student body, as well as faculty members, sides with Dr. Seigle; a petition asking the administration to reevaluate its decision was circu- lated by Ben Wilfond and Nancy Zehner. Others feel Dr. Seigle’s claims are unfounded and that he is just making trouble. Regardless of which side is correct Dr. Seigle will no longer be with the college in the fall. Pub nights came under attack. A 1.1 million dollar law-suit occurred at Delaware Valley College because liquor obtained at a campus party was respon- sible for a car accident which paralyzed a student. Dean LeCount, anxious to avoid this happening at Muhlenberg, suspended pub nights and formed a student committee to consider the problem. Among the recommendations ar- rived at by the committee were that students should be reminded of the illegality of alcohol consumption in Pennsylvania by persons under 21, college functions should always have non-alcoholic beverages available and that only Muhlenberg students and their guests should be permitted at college functions. These accept- ed, Dr. LeCount allowed pub nights to resume. Further help in the problem of campus drinking was provided by an Alcoholic Task Force headed by Dean Anne Wright to inform students about alcohol’s effects. — Charles H. Pierson MEMORANDUM April 2, 1979 To: All Members of the Muhlenberg Com- munity From: The Dean of the College Subject: The Situation at Three Mile Island Nuclear Reactor The college has been in touch with the appropri- ate authorities in order to plan actions in response to any eventuality or need. While we do not antici- pate any emergency at this point, we are prepared for two possible courses: 1. To service as a reception point for people evacuated from the vicinity of the reactor. 2. To close the college and arrange transporta- tion to safe areas should such a course be warrant- ed. At this tiome, we do not think it likely that either of these actions will become necessary. Classes will continue to meet on schedule and all other campus activities will proceed as planned. The college plans to monitor the situation round the clock, and you will be informed promptly if there is any change. We ask for your cooperation in preventing the spread of rumors which can only complicate a situation that we expect to see re- solved without difficulty in the near future. Alert- ness and calm are the present need. Harold L. Stenger, Jr. Dean on the College VICTOR’S LAMENT General Pete, as everyone knows, faces the library, his back turned to the field between the main walk and the Center for the arts. This is fortunate. Were the old fellow ever to look around, he would receive a severe shock. Standing not far from the General is one of Muhlenberg ' s newest residents: a ten ton, coal-black monument called Victor’s Lament. Traditionally the steel girders and wire of which Victor’s Lament is constructed were not proper materials for art, but they are tremendously appropriate in the technological society. Victor’s Lament is the brainchild of forty-six year old sculptor Mark diSu- vero. Born in Shanghai, he and his parents came to the United states because of anti-Semitism and fascism. In 1960 Mr. d iSuvero’s legs and back were crushed in an accident related to his work. A year later, diSuvero had recovered in spite of predictions that he would be crippled for the rest of his life. Pieces by diSuvero have been seen at the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Museum of Modern Art. In terms of money, the sculpture is worth some $64,000, but its admirers will surely contend that its true value cannot be thus calculated. It comes free to Muhlenberg due to the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Berman, two Allen- town art collectors, and the National Endowment for the Arts. The selection committee included Muriel Berman, Center for the Arts designer Philip John- son and Dr. John Morey. Students who resented having no voice in choosing the piece, sardonically dubbed it “diSuvero’s erection. " Linda Weintraub of the art department, believes that Victor ' s Lament will probably be a symbol of Muhlenberg for years to come. What would General Pete say to that? — Charles H. Pierson ISSUES 172 Ciarla I FAREWELL While greeting freshmen and first year faculty and adminis- trators, Muhlenberg bid farewell in ’79 to men whose contribu- tor now belong to “those times.” Dr. Ludwig Lenel has been a faculty member for 27 years, including 1 1 years as chairman of the music department. He earned a diploma from the Conservatory of Music in Switzer- land, and a master of music from Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio. During his years at the college, he has composed a wide variety of choral and instrumental music. Dr. Henry M. M. Richards joined the Muhlenberg faculty as professor of economics and dean of the college in 1954. He served as head of the economics department from 1956 through 1974, when he was named senior professor. A 1932 graduate of Muhlenberg, he completed graduated studies at New York University. Dr. Richards is a direct descendent of Henry Melchior Muh- lenberg, patriarch of the Lutheran Church in America. Dr. Harold L. Stenger, who joined the Muhlenberg faculty in 1946, earned his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, he headed the English department from 1956 until 1975, when he was named dean of the college. Following his retirement from the teaching faculty, he will continue in his position as dean. Dr. John E. Trainer, a 1953 graduate of Muhlenberg, has been a faculty member since 1939. His M.S. and Ph.D. were earned at Cornell University. He served as department head from 1962 through 1965 when he was named senior professor. Dr. Trainer is an authority on birds native to the Lehigh Valley. The Muhlenberg College Natural Science Museum was re- named in honor of the professor. During his 40 years on the Muhlenberg faculty, he was a leader in the growth and develop- ment of the college’s extensive botanical and zoological collec- tions. The museum is now known as the John E. Trainer Biology Museum. Stepping Out 173 Chapter 7 Stepping Out 174 Ciarla h I I I i I Over the years, there have been a few things which have stuck out in my mind. The first was the tinges of homesickness I felt when my parents left after they dropped me off freshman year. The next was the family atmosphere. Then, there was the first time I called home (collect) — I was part of the family, but I was also my own person now. The only other thing which struck me as memorable was the panty raid. Who could forget the bizarreness of that tradition. Second semester I realized I knew more people’s names than I thought I had (and more people knew me than I thought did). Suddenly time flew by — everything else was blurred — the standing- room only crowd for watching The Sound of Music in Walz T.V. room, candlelight services, choir trip to England, waiting for a washer (and dryer) and ending up with soaking-wet, soapy clothes, the opening of the Center for the Arts, trick or treating in Benfer, moving from Walz to Brown to Benfer to East — many events which mark my passage through ’Berg. Now, graduation will be a beginning to a new record of memories. Stepping Out 175 Stewart G. Abrams Brian E. Alnutt Steven R. Alspach Robert W. Altemose Eugene H. Ammon Kristine M. Anderson Lauren C. Anderson Jeffery K. Andreas Edwin E. Andrews Joyce M. Archetko Mary Arndorfer Sarah G. Avery September S. Bail Charlotte K. Baker Tom E. Barrington Lisa M. Bartorillo Donna K. Bausch Stanley R. Bennett Boyd P. Bennington James E. Benson Judith L. Benson Thomas J. Benson Margot C. Bernstein Marc M. Berson Allen E. Best 176 Ciarla , J Carol A. Besz Jeffrey M. Billig Edward R. Bollard Janet L. Booth David S. Borislow Matthew S. Bosner Laura C. Bostrom B. Knoll Bowman Timothy D. Boyer Elizabeth A. Branton Holly G. Breuninger Geoffrey F. Brown Ira A. Brown Karin A. Brunner Robin Buehler Betsy Burnham Suzanne L. Butler Theodore S. Byer Gregory G. Campisi Lisa A. Carroll Laura V. Castor Jeffrey A. Chambers Donald E. Chapman Abigail A. Chilton Michael J. Chrzanowski Stepping Out 177 The Senior Class Gift Pledge Drive of 1979, held from January 28th to February 16th, was a tremendous success. The goal of $40,000 seemed a bit much for even the most optimistic senior. Nevertheless, by the “100 Days till Graduation Party” of February 16h, the Senior Class had raised a record breaking total of over $46,000, which is $10,000 more than the Class of 1978’s record. Two groups of people were instrumental in the success of the Pledge Drive. The first group is composed of the sixty or so seniors who acted as canvassers, whose hard work was the key to success. The above pictured are: (1st row) Don Hetzel, Nancy Hamlin, Allison Koerner, B.J. Lazur, Valerie Phillips, Carol Ekizian, (2nd row) Andy Hutter, Carla Lightkep, Jeff Chambers, Robert Kevitch, (3rd row) Chip Jones, Heather Sperduto, Ken Ryder, Peggy Shoemaker, (4th row) Jane Manizza, Chrit Griffith, Mark Schwartz, Mitch Goldblatt, Ron Fierro, and Bob Linkenheimer. The second group of people made up the Pledge Drive Committee (not pictured): Mark Schwartz, Allison Koerner, Lauren Anderson, Rob Kevitch, Andy Hutter and Tim Romig. — Mark Schwartz 7 8 Ciarla h Wednesday, April 25th, the professors let their 9:00 classes out early and went to donn their robes. The academic procession ended in the Chapel. Convocation, a celebration by the professors and the students, had begun. Many students were honored for academic and extracurricular work. Unfortunately, their names and awards are too numerous to mention here. Congratulations to you for your fine work and contributions to the Muhlenberg community. Two members of the class should be noted for doing the impossible. Both Bruce Foreman and Joy Weinstein finished their college career with a perfect 4.0 average. That is an accomplishemnt of which to be proud. Another celebration of senior accomplishment was the Phi Beta Kappa dinner honoring those students who qualified for election to the fraternity. To qualify, one must make both academic and extracurricular contributions. Stepping Out 179 David A. Cohen Rosemarie E. Colalillo Donald E. Conrad Marc J. Cooper Cynthia W. Crossley Rita J. Cutrufello Jeffrey C. Dannenberg Barbara J. Dawson Melanie M. Demagistris Elarry M. Derrick Candace L. DeSouza Robin M. Dessel Andrew N. Dewing Timothy G. Dietrich Elaine Donovan Paul C. Dritsas Ellen Drugmand Robert W. Edwards George J. Eichcnhofer Dawn R. Eilenberger Carol J. Ekizian David T. Ennis Chrisie A. Erler Victoria B. Evans Gerald P. Fahy 180 Ciarla Evayne J. Fajng Elizabeth A. Farrell Rudolph A. Favocci Robert A. Fecanin Ilene B. Feldman Jane M. Felix Kenneth C. Fendler Bryan S. Ferguson William B. Fetterman Craig Y. Feyk Ronald F. Fierro Michele A. Fiorot Bruce M. Forman Kay Fusek Ann C. Gardner Karen L. Gardner Beverly A. Geist Thomas J. Gentile Karen George Fouis C. George Steve E. Gerson Howard J. Gerstein Steven C. Gilchrist Carl R. Ginsberg Mitchell R. Goldblatt Steppin Out 181 March 24th was the last big night for the seniors until graduation — it was the Senior Ball. For many, the night began at about 5:30 in various rooms across campus even though the Ball didn’t begin until 8:00. After the Pre-Ball pictures and toast, it was off to the Holiday Inn West. The only thing to mar the evening was a downpour — marked by the guys getting the cars and bringing them to the door to pick up their dates. Once at the Holiday Inn we checked our umbrellas and jackets. Groups mingled in the entrance while waiting for their dates to park the cars. Dinner was served at 8:00. We had a choice of red snapper or prime ribs. The band, August, started to play at 10:00. The dance floor filled quickly — to the point where elbows bumped if you moved more than a foot in either direction. Music was piped in during the breaks. At one of them, Andy presented the class gift to Dr.Schlecht. Gifts were also presented to the class officers. The band stopped at 1:00 with “Round-about.” After saying goodbyes, couples filed out of the room, carrying their brandy sniffers and centerpieces. Formal Fun Ciarla XDectations A few people have next year all planned out. Others haven’t the slightest idea of what they are going to do for the rest of their lives. Some are still waiting — waiting to hear from medical schools, graduate schools, law schools, dental schools, etc. And the waiting “kills” you. Everyday I went to my • mailbox looking for a letter. All I got was rejections from schools who stated that I was out of state and they had to take in-state students first. I started to skip visiting the mailbox on weekends. Then I didn’t care if I went every third day. That was the feeling I had on The Day. I couldn’t decide if I should just go back to my room after class or go to the school store. Well, the school store won out; and, of course, I stopped at my mailbox. Nothing. Except one letter for me. From the University of Pennsylvania. I didn’t want to open it until I realized that it was a thick envelope. They wouldn’t send a rejection in a thick envelope. I tore it open, read the First few sentences and (literally) ran back to my room to call home. Accepted!! Of course, this called for a party, Beer champagne, onion dip — a once in a lifetime opportunity. At last I didn’t have to worry about “What do do after school.” Senioritis here I come! Stepping Out 183 David J. Gomeringer Tedd R. Groundie Robert J. Gower Kevin A. Graudin Michael A. Gray Keith A. Green Jeffrey R. Greenwald Loretta K. Greiman Sandra A. Griffing Christine E. Griffith Timothy M. Griscom Nancy Gromet David M. Grossman Susan A. Gussow Christine L. Haberern Darice A. Haeseler Karen K. Hain Nancy E. Hamlin Alan S. Harad Michael A. Haynes 184 Ciarla l ) i i Denise A. Heier Darla J. Heivly Michael A. Hendershot Richard W. Hennig Christine E. Hertzog Lynne D. Herweh Donald P. Hetzel Thomas E. Higgins Alexandra M. Hightower Jeffrey I. Hoffman Nancy E. Holsten Daniel Horn Nancy E. Hooper Karen E. Horinka Eugene A. Hull Terry A. Hurtt Andrew M. Hutter John M. laquinto James J. Ingoldsby William L. Jakavick Deborah A. Jeffery Jill A. Jeske James B. Johnson Katherine M. Johnson Ralston A. Jones Stepping Out 185 It wasn’t until after finals were over that it hit me — I was never going to take another class or test at ’Berg again! The east side of campus celebrated with a bon fire. Anybody with unwanted notebooks and old furniture could aid the cause. The next day three- fourths of the school had left — it was an eerie feeling to walk into the quad and see dark windows in Martin Luther and East where there used to be lights. Most of the seniors went to the shore for Senior Week. Some sunburn helps make the graduation robes look more impressive. It was also easier to party at the shore where the clubs cater to our crowd. Other popular places to go were camping or down South. A few spent the week at home — at least they got good meals. The week ended with the class party — eleven kegs! But first we had graduation practice. The excitement equaled the chaos. Here and there were a few tears — of happiness and sadness — as we were soon to leave our friends. The Alumni Association had a barbeque for us. Then the party! Kegs, music, cold cuts — all on the Mall. lberty Ciarla I 186 Dreamland This whole day seemed like a dream. All the seniors were gathered outside of Memorial — laughing and chattering. The doors opened at 2:00 and a seemingly unending sea of people entered the gym. Everyone sat in the bleachers on the West side. This was reminiscent of fresh- men year when we sat in the same place and listened to a pep talk from our president-pro- tem., Holly Kinchelly. This time Dr. Smart gave the speech. Besides finding out what we were to do the next day, we learned about the research in which he was charge concerning “erectane” and “climaxane”. My main thought was how familiar many of the faces were. There were a few whom I didn’t recognize, but I felt strangely close to the major- ity. Somehow, 1 think these past four years were all worth it. mm 187 Stepping Out Robert E. Jones Evelyn L. Kamprad Allen W. Karsh Sharon G. Kassan Jeffrey M. Kauffman Lisa J. Kaufmann Constance E Kazal Leah E. Keefer Jessica D. Kerdell Bonnie M. Kersta Elizabeth R. Ketchum Robert B. Kevitch David E. King Donna M. Klinger Jo Anne Klinkowstein Jeffrey D. Koehler Allison Koerner Carl G. Koplin Mark A. Kovar Edward N. Krasnoff Mark J. Kroman Susan J. Kucirka Karen J. Kunz Scott K. Kurtz Monika Kutt 188 Ciarla Peter J. Lagueras Hope M. Lajeunesse Ian J. Langer Nancy G. Lauby B. J. Lazur Bryan S. Lebo Michael J. Leiter Paul Leodori ' i J Sherry L. Lerner Sharon A. Leskanic Orin M. Levy Carla G. Lightkep Joanne M. Lines Robert W. Linkenheimer Jami Lloyd Michael A. Lonetto Wendy L. Loucks Shahriar Mabourakh Lori M. Magnusson Ann T. Maguire Stepping Out 189 InsDiration We have noted the changes in Muhlenberg . . . but what about the changes within ourselves? You may think, “I haven’t changed any.” Well, maybe not from day to day, but you must have changed some since freshman year. Look at your tastes in music. Notice how you party. Your relationships with others — have they taken on a different, deeper meaning? This whole idea may sound corny; but you have to see that it is true. Now we are ready to take on aspects we weren’t completely sure how to handle before. Our spending money no longer comes from Mom. Co-ed dorms no longer seem such a shock. The sick feeling in the pit of your stomach when you realized you just slept through a class no longer is there. Everything has become integrated into the feeling of coming into our own. The only thing we may regret is the amount of junk we have accumulated over the years. Perhaps we also feel bad about not making Dean’s List all eight semesters, but college isn’t only for learning about Physics, French, Crit. Brit., or Colloquim. We also learn about ourselves at parties and in one-to-one relationships. The cum doesn ' t reflect our knowledge — only our test grades. 190 Ciarla Class meetings were held every Wednesday night at 6:30 (6:15 our senior year due to evening classes). Here we discussed the fate of the class dances, pledge drive, Senior Ball, pub nights, and many other pertinant ideas. Generally at most fifteen people, besides the class officers, would attend the meetings. This year the class has Andy Hutter, Carol Ekizian, Allison Koerner, Lauren Anderson and Mark Schwartz (among the few) to thank for the success of the many ventures. The last meeting was one of the more memorable ones. We commented on our graduation speakers and the night-before-graduation party. The meeting began with a champagne toast to everybody’s success in the future and ended on a note, not of finality, but of expectation and hope. Stepping Out 191 Timothy G. Maher Mark S. Malzberg Jane Manizza Wendy Marsh Susan B. Martin Stuart J. Maslin Richard C. McCoy Vincent J. McDevitt John H. McKay William W. Meier Elise A. Mendelman Bruce P. Menzer Michael G. Meskin Raymond J. Metzger John A. Michalski Thomas R. Micklas John J. Miller Robert S. Miller Robin L. Miller Mindy L. Minnich Giancarla Miranda John D. Mitchell James P. Mitilineos Richard A. Mitstifer Curtis T. Miyamoto 192 Ciarla George D. Modica Martha C. Morris David J. Moyer Sherelyn A. Moyer Diane E. Mueller Kathleen M. Mulder Elizabeth A. Nangle Cynthia A. Naylor Michael G. Neri Jennifer E. Newhart Steven J. Nierenberg Julia A. O ' Connell Thomas K. Olson Sara J. Orgel James M. Pfrommer Andrea L. Philips Valerie A. Phillips Harry J. Pickle John V. Pinski Glenn A. Pinto Nancy T. Pirie Gregory W. Powell Thomas P Prelovsky Derek C. Pretz Randy A. Rabenhold HNH Stepping Out 193 The UDDer Echelon To becoma a member of Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities, one must first be nominated by your classmates and other members of the college community. The next step was to fill out a form stating your achievements and activities, thus demonstrating why you should be selected to this society. On several different days, a committee discusses all of the applications and decides whom to elect to this honor. This year the following were selected: (first row) Anne Rukakoski, Allison Koerner, Valerie Phillips, Nancy Thornberry, (second row) David Borislow, Rich Romeo, Mark Schwartz, Elise Mendelman, Ken Ryder, (third row) Darla Heivy, Karen Hain, Carol Ekizian, and Mitch Goldblatt. 194 Ciarla IntrosDection I took a little poll of what different seniors thought it meant to be a Senior. Here are the most common answers. Many people said that they felt excitement for the future but also melancholy about the past. One harried senior stated that it was getting the Senior Research Projects done. Another common response was that they were wondering how they were going to be able to adjust to home life again. Several people answered that it meant making your own parties — frat parties really aren’t that important anymore. Another person answered that it was studying the least and doing the same. On the whole, everybody agreed that being a Senior meant that there was more to life than Muhlenberg. They also felt that now was the time for finding the “right perspective” about one’s life. Stepping Out 195 Scott F. Rathjen Janine S. Reed Kathleen E. Reilly Tracy M. Reinhard Steven J. Renner Janet L. Riester Jane E. Ringer Rebecca A. Riti Linda A. Robbins John C. Robertson Vivian Rodriguez Richard P. Romeo Steven M. Rose Cynthia C. Rostran Charles Rothberg Robert C. Rowlands Paul C. Rubenstein Anne R. 1. Rukakoski Catherine V. Rumble Gary Russell 196 Ciarla Kenneth G. Ryder Karen L. Sachse Patsy J. Salvucci Thomas S. Samuelsen Timothy C. Schaadt Naomi Schenck Ruth Schenck Rodney K. Schlauch John F. Schlechter Claire L. Schosser David J. Schumacher Mark R. Schwartz Michael C. Shaw Allen H. Shelly Keith B. Shelman Kathryn A. Sheneman Elliot 1. Shoemaker Margrit M. Shoemaker Drew A. Shulman David J. Simon John R. Siner Virginia D. Slusser Charles W. Smith Katherine A. Smith Scott G. Smith Stepping Out 197 Bottoms Ud There were four Senior Pub Nights this year. The first took place at the Ale House. Besides the drinks and companionship, many members attempted to make a bull’s eye at the dart board, beat townies at Fussball, or win games from the pinball machines. At a few tables people dared others to eat crackers full of horseradish or passed the hot peppers around. A few brave souls went down to Tuxedo Junction to try their skill at disco-dancing. The last Pub Night was held at Bill Daniels’ Rock Palace. The entire place was for our class and the professors who had the courage to join us. The dance floor was filled as the party atmosphere prevailed. All of the Pub Nights were a success. Tradition at Muhlenberg will never die. I 98 Ciarla mally It didn’t hit me that I was graduating until the invitations and announcements arrived (finally) and Andy sat in the Union handing them out. Of course, the company messed up the orders and he had to figure out who got how many invitations. That night I addressed them all — it seemed to take forever. Even having my senior portrait taken (remember sitting for an hour waiting for the photographer!) wasn’t as final as sending the announcements. The only other thing that made me realize I was graduating occurred as I packed. Everything was in boxes and bags except the presents for a few friends. The boxes looked so forlorn. My only thought was to get them into the car as quickly as possible. Last to be removed from the walls were a few graduation cards recently found in my “before- always-empty” mailbox. This is it — this is really it! Stepping Out 199 Carla A. Snyder Edward B. Sobel Barbara A. Solt Pamela S. Specht Heather Sperduto Jeannie Stark Marianne L. Steele Jeffrey J. Steiner Fred W. Stephenson Victoria L. Stout Eileen M. Sweeny Eszter E. Szabo Kenn B. Tacchino Timothy J. Teichmann Victor W. Thompson Nancy A. Thornberry Shawn E. Thurston Jeffrey B. Tihansky Noreen Troccoli Susan J. Trubilla Maritsa Tzimas Cynthia L. Underwood Barbara J. Urbano Robert G. Vagias Catherine E. Van Loon 200 Ciarla William M. Vlosky Stephen R. Walker Jeffrey L. Ward Sandra L. Weidner M. Joy Weinstein James C. Weis Jacqueline Berstein-Weisman Janet L. Werner Joyce A. White Lisa V. White Gregory K. Wible Robert D. Wiener Jeananne Wilkinson Howard M. Wilpon Janet L. Wirth Judy L. Wirth Pamela L. Wood Kenneth D. Witmer Gailann L. Yurkanin Laurie E. Ziegler Stepping Out 201 Graduation marks the end of a road in our lives. We’ve enjoyed the fellowship of those who travelled this road with us. Now we each shall take a separate path at the fork we have come upon. For some of us this new path leads to jobs. Many will enter into their new lives with the partnership of a spouse. Others go on to further schooling and will meet this fork again. This section shall end with a toast — a toast to our new fortunes, a toast to continuing friendships, a toast to life ahead. To you, Class of 1979 — may you succeed in all of your endeavors. Proiections 20 . Ciarla Culmination Testing ... 1 ... 2 ... 3 ... testing. That’s what woke me up on the morning of Sunday, May 27. Still groggy (from the party of the night before) I realized what day it was and stumbled to the shower. After dressing in my robe and attempting to figure out how the drape fitted, I left for the Union to find my place in the proces- sion to the Baccalaureate Service. Of course it started to rain after the class had lined up! So we walked to Memorial and waited there. The service was short and sweet. The Reverend Lloyd E. Sheneman gave the sermon. The class met for the final time at 2:15 in Memorial to line up for the procession. It seemed to take Mrs. Hospodar forever to line us up, and even longer for the line to start moving. As I entered the gym, I looked for my parents and friends. Bob Vagias gave the speech for the Class of 1979. His oration received a standing ovation — an impressive honor for an admired and respected man. Michael Novak gave the address. His topic concerning the institution of the family was relevant to many of us. Then came the moment. Mrs. Hospodar ad- vanced down the rows, letting each row out at the correct time. I walked down my row to the stage. My name was called I climbed the stairs to the sound of clapping, walked across the stage, shook President Morey’s hand as I took my diploma, and went down the stairs — all without trip- ping! All that waiting, and it was over so fast! After the Benediction, there was alot of hugging, kissing, cheering, and clap- ping. As Bob stated, “Look at the person to your left, look at the person to your right, look at yourself — Congratulations! You made it! Stepping Out 203 Ellen Drugman helped to paint Alex Hightower’s room in the fall. Seems like a week ago. Right: Jim Weis finally wrestled senior year after being injured during last year’s season. PHI BETA KAPPA — Claire Schosser, September Bail, Stu Maslan, Eileen Feldman, Joy Weinstein, Bruce Forman, Orin Levy, Val Phillips Left: EX- ECUTIVE COUNSIL — First Row: Alex Hightower, Biffy Ketcham, Naomi Schenck, Lauren Anderson. Second Row: Rudy Favocci. Rob Kevitch, Dave Moyer. 204 Ciarla — Davor Photo Epilogue 205 Epilogue I’m home now. My suitcases, trunks, bookstore bags and boxes are unpacked and everything is back in its place. From my appearance you’d never be able to tell that I’ve belonged to a community called Muhlen- berg. I can remember my niave impressions as a first semester freshman, I’ve kept some of them, and considerably revised others. Memories of the past year, 78-79, are the most vivid. My chronicle is finished now. General Pete and I saw quite a lot. None of it can happen again. In some cases, that’s fortunate; in others, it’s sad. It was easy to de- 206 Ciarla scribe Homecoming, retell reactions to a snow day and record the Greek Weekend schedule. Impressions left by a faltering Honor Code, the threat of unionization and atomic poisoning were harder to capture. However, to sum up in a few words the panorama of sights, sounds words, emotions, conflicts, celebrations and tragedies of the entire year — impossible. Stepping Out is never as easy as stepping in. No one can imagine, on day one, everything that is to come, and can remember and appreciate every moment after it’s all over. (Emily said that in Mr. Richter’s production of Our Town; I picked it up.) Bitter regrets linger, too, and are hard to shake. Stifling the ‘hoorah’ that comes with reaching a milestone are the blurry memories of things that cannot be relived. Don’t forget them. Hopefully, snatches of the historic 1978-79 term retold in this volume will spark many personal and private memories of your own. There’s no sense in getting sentimental over this. It was only a part of our individual histories, and we’re all in for episodes which will be more real than the finals and proms at Muhlenberg. Some of us may save lives on the operating table. Many of us will give birth to new life. A few will run computers, others write actual histories, maybe even return to Muhlenberg to teach. The task of finding a suitable ending to this “Informal History of Muhlenberg College, 1978-79” remains. ‘Not with a bang but a whimper’ has already been used. ‘It’s not an end, but a beginning’ is too obvious. I can’t stutter in print, so ‘That’s all folks” would lose something. Anyway, that’s too cold Considering the mixed emotions of a farewell to Muhlenberg, a blend of all would be appropriate. I hated it; I loved it, and I will miss it. The word Muhlenberg will always be more to you than the last name of a patriarch in the Lutheran Church. Say ‘later’ to General John Peter Gabriel, but take with you his surname and the infinite meanings you have given it, and enter them into your personal histories. A cknowledgemen ts 207 ACKNOWLEDGE MENTS “An Informal History of Muhlenberg College” was created with some skill, some patience, some guess work and a lot of help. A book of this scope could not have been attempted without the endurance and dedication of a top-rate staff. In addition, Dr. Joel Kehler, Ciarla adviser, cut financial red tape to a minimum. Josten’s American Yearbook Company representative, Bill O’Brien, traveled to the Union’s room 15 to sooth troubled editors, replenish supplies and serve as a liaison with the plant in Topeka, Kansas. Mrs. Dee Cordell served as the consultant in Topeka. Abe Orlich of Davor Photo not only supplied film and developing services, but also rushed pictures for deadlines and provided photographers in a pinch. Alex Klein deserves credit for most club and faculty shots. Senior pictures also were taken by Davor. Student photographers, many from Tom Sternal’s class, who contributed were Kenny Ryder, Rudy Favocci, Nancy Hamlin, Greg Powell, Sue Gussow, Orin Levy, Tom Hanlon and Nanci Mlarks. Weekly photographers Jeff Chambers, Knoll Bowman and Aletia Morgan also provided pictures. Mrs. Helen Gammon secured pictures from the Allen- town Call-Chronicle for the book. Cooperation, advice, pictures and information came from the College Relations Office. Director John Ravage was never too busy to share his professional skills in publication. Assistant director Helen Richardson was responsible for sports team pictures, statistics and baseball candid photographs. Director of the Seeger’s Union, David Seamans, was an example of kindness when it came to granting promotional space, material and general use of his facilities. Union secretary Bonnie Troxell, likewise, offered the staff her informational services. Other helpful administrators were Dean Harold Stenger, Registrar Roland Dedekind, Director of Communications George Gordon and Director of Theater Charles Richter. Basic Reporting instructor Jack McCallum submitted some of his students’ copy for the academic section. During the summer, Barbara Robertson wrote and edited copy, and Tory Robertson cropped pictures. Roommates to the editor, Karen Scheible and Nanci Marks, often did deadline work, filling in for staff members with exams. They also tolerated the phone. Students, faculty and administrators, the Ciarla staff gratefully acknowledges your support. 208 Ciarla BOOKSTORE — Toni Loewen, Roma Werley, Lucille Dollar, Barbara Kulbaba. Right: BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS — First Row: John Hayes. Second Row.Jeff Demko, Richard Groff, Myron Mengel, Richard Kolumber, Lawrence Griffith. Third Row: Henry Geisel, George Deris- cauage, Carl Peckitt, Irwin Fusselman, George Schmalzel. Larry Bausch: Food Service Director Left: CAFETERIA — First Row: Mary Lynch, Kay Spizzak, Tessie Numbers, Vivian Gruber. Second Row: Irene Reinhard, Frank Toth, Terry Sabol. With pen in hand, Irene Reinhard anticipates the lunch time rush. Left: Carl Peckitt keeps the campus beautiful. Acknowledgments 209 CUSTODIANS — First Row: Evelyn Zilfou, Evelyn Greene, John Fabian, George Kern, Lester Kern, Hilda Minehart, Margaret King, Loretta Lind- sey, Alex Koch, Joyce Bauer. Second Row: Anna Bene, Barbara Kurz, Mike Lasko, John Drayton, Earl Jacoby, Marion Hovck, l.eyda Berguido, Gladys Nieves, John King, Rudy Bauer Third Row: Daniel Eagen, Mike Ferety, Harvey Seibert, John Fritz. Thanks for cleaning up after us! GAME ROOM — Charles Krences, Paul Frankenfield, Harold Sell. Left: Paul Frankenfield is well known to those students who save their change for pinball, pool and bowling. Below: INFIRMARY — Mrs. Irene Weil, Mrs. Agnes Ritter, Mrs. Phyllis Kimmel, Mrs. Betty Jane Bernecker, Dr. Steven Goldman, Mrs. Mary Tackack, Dr. Bruce Elsweig. 210 Ciarla LIBRARY — First Row: Dianne Melnychuk, Helen Kutzer, Scherelene Schatz, Charles Gehring. Second Row: Nan Flautz, Roma Ziegler, Sylvia Mandel, Stephen Ross. Third Row: Sandy Sammons, Kathy Hoffert, Bar- bara Bollinger. Fourth Row: Linda Bowers, June McCall, Denny Phillips. Behind the tiny boxes in the basement of Ettinger important business took place. Barry Grames (above) and Grace Davies (left sort mail. Acknowledgements 2 1 SECRETARIES — Irene Boardman, Elaine Bai- synonomous with the Center for the Arts He ley, Helen Stralo, Jeanette Bender, Lola Ritten- Kept up the center and kept up with the students. house. Left: Charlie Smith, jack-of-all trades, is SECRETARIES Helen Kutzer, Mary Louise Jefferies, Helen White, Eleanor Held, Elizabeth Graboski, Bonnie Troxell. Left: SECURITY — Jack Bracken, Dalton Stoneback. Below Left: SECRETARIES — DeLoris Wassurn, Feme Snyder, Doris Schantz, Grace Schneck, Dorothy Herman, Elaine Ritter. 212 Ciarla PA TRONS Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Abrams Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Albert Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ammon Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Avery Mr. and Mrs. Harrol W. Baker Mr. and Mrs. Evan T. Barrington Mr. and Mrs. Angelo W. Bartorillo Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Bennington Mr. and Mrs. S. Erick Benson Rita Bernstein Dr. and Mrs. Bernard H. Berson Mr. and Mrs. Louis Besrf Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Brown Mr. and Mrs. Eugene J. Buehler Mr. and Mrs. Victor Butler Mr. and Mrs. Fred Byer Dr. and Mrs. Donald C. Carrol Dr. Neal W. Chilton Mr. and Mrs. Walter Chrzanowski Mr. and Mrs. Chester R. Conrad Elsie L. Dawson Mr. and Mrs. Norman De Souza Mr. and Mrs. Stanford Dessel Mr. and Mrs. John Eilenberger Dr. and Mrs. Clifford Erler Hon. and Mrs. John T. Fahy Carolyn S. Ferguson Dr. and Mrs. Ronald C. Fierro Mr. and Mrs. P. Fusek Mrs. Darwin Gardner Phyllis and Donnell Gardner Mr. and Mrs. Paul C. Gerst Dr. and Mrs. Ernert R. Gentile Mr. and Mrs. Peter C. George Barbara G. Gilchrist Dr. Charles M. Ginsberg Mr. and Mrs. Barry Goldblatt Jaye and John Goundie Harry Gray Dr. and Mrs. Victor H. Gromet Rev. and Mrs. Ralph A. Gruman, Jr. Dr. and Mrs. George A. Haeseler Mr. and Mrs. Andrew L. Haynes Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Heier Mr. and Mrs. Allen E. Hertzog Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth R. Hetzel, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Higgins Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Hoffman Suey T. Horn Ellen Horinka Mr. and Mrs. A. Eugene Hull, Sr. Dr. and Mrs. Robert V. P. Hutter Mr. and Mrs. Ronald H. Jeffery John W. Jeske, Jr. Frank and Beth Johnson Dr. and Mrs. Jamil Karsh Dr. and Mrs. Louis Kassan Mr. and Mrs. Clarence L. Kauffmann Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kaufmann Dr. and Mrs. Henry L. Kazal Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd C. Kersta Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Kevitch Mr. and Mrs. Richard Klinger Mr. and Mrs. Truman L. Koehler Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Koerner Mr. Gail B. Koplan, Class of ’50 Mr. Donald C. Kunz Mr. and Mrs. J. Richard Kurtz Mr. and Mrs. Mercedes F. Lagueras Mr. and Mrs. Vincent W. Lauby Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Lebo Mr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Leskanic Mr. and Mrs. David I. Levy Mr. and Mrs. David H. Lighkep, Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Lines Frank M. Lonetto Rev. and Mrs. Robert Loucks Warren D. Magnusson Mr. and Mrs. Phillip E. Maguire, Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Mainzer Mr. and Mrs. Raymond C. Marsh, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Martin Mr. and Mrs. Michael F. McDevitt Mr. and Mrs. Sanford A. Meskin Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Metzger Mr. and Mrs. John J. Miller Mr. and Mrs. Paul H. Miller Mr. and Mrs. John D. Mitilineos Mr. and Mrs. Glen E. Mitstifer Mr. and Mrs. Sadao Miyamoto Mr. and Mrs. Conrad G. Modica John N. Moyer Mae and Kenny Moyer Walter and Sally Mueller Mr. and Mrs. Richard Naylor Mr. and Mrs. Keith W. Olson Dr. James H. Pfrommer Mr. and Mrs. Donald K. Phillips A cknowledgemen ts 213 Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Pirie, Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Arthur V. Pinski Dr. and Mrs. Karl H. Pinto Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Powell Dorothy and Samuel Pretz Mr. and Mrs. Julins F. Rathjen Mr. and Mrs. Walter W. Reinhard Dr. and Mrs. S. Renner Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Rodriquez Mr. and Mrs. G. Romeo Mr. and Mrs. Martin Rose Mr. and Mrs. Daniel G. Rowlands Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Rubenstein Amite Rukakoski The Rumble Family Marlene K. Ryder Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Schumacker Mr. and Mrs. J. Warren Shelly Mr. and Mrs. I. E. Sheneman Mr. and Mrs. Glenn B. Shoemaker Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth W. Smith Mr. and Mrs. Donald F. Specht Dr. and Mrs. Frank Sperduto Mr. and Mrs. Roger W. Steele Mr. and Mrs. Francis Sweeny Mr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Tacchino Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth A. Thompson Mr. and Mrs. William H. Thornberry Emery G. Thurston Mr. and Mrs. David Otto Tyson Dr. and Mrs. Herbert A. Vlosky Mr. Richard E. Werner Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. White Mr. and Mrs. George K. Wible Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Wilpon Janet Wirth Judy Wirth Mrs. Harold Witmer Mr. and Mrs. Wayne N. Wood Mr. and Mrs. John G. Yurkanin Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ziegler Mr. and Mrs. William A. Zaha Jane, we all love you, Gorilla Family Marion Glick Brown 225, The Hottest place on campus Secchi Disque Power, 7; The Larch and Hawk Mt. ’78 “Fools! All of you!”, Your Royal Highness,- L.P. Let’s be passionate. With Mono? The Wortons are going cavorting! In dedication to all survivors of long-distance romances, Claire and David, Ilene and John. Peace I leave with you, my friends Give away a warm fuzzy today! If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation, the old has passed away, behold, the new has come. Roseann and Janet, Hope we make it! Good-bye Mom, Mike, Wesley Forest, bus rides, and ’Berg. To L. with all my love Pete and Prisilla joined October 22- Result: Angel loves Face. 3AM tennis football N.Y.C. We’re “Hot Blooded” in 203 Millerheim: The Champaghe of Muhlenberg The great Benfer four year Residents club Good luck to the Benfer 104 Alumni of 1979, from the Alumnus of 1978 Laus, you have such a cute .... J. S.: you missed your chance with me PH Haynser: Good luck from “Mom and Dad” Remember me as a good thing-L. Birm! 214 Ciarla SENIOR INDEX Stewart G. Abrams 2123 Mather Way, Elkins Park, Pa., 19117 B.A. Business Administration Economics Muhlenberg Fraternity Council: Secretary- Treasurer, Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity: Social Chairman and Charity Fund Raising Chairman, Business and Economics Club, Orchestra. Brian E. Alnutt Mt. Laurel-Hainesport Road, Mount Laurel, N.J., 08060 B.A. History WMUH, International Affairs Club. Steven R. Alspach 32 Lions Street, East Stroudsburg, Pa., 18301 B.A. History Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega, Muhlenberg Christian Association: Vice President, Phi Alpha Theta. Robert W. Altemose Main Street, Brodheadsville, Pa., 18322 B.A. Business H. Eugene Ammon, Jr. 1729 Market Street, Lewisburg, Pa., 17837 B.A. Psychology Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Varsity Wrestling, Varsity Football, Intramurals. Kristine M. Anderson 3560 Fairway Lane, Longview, Wa„ 98632 B.A. English Cardinal Key Society, Freshman Advisor, Sigma Tau Delta: President, Phi Beta Kappa. Lauren C. Anderson 23 Stella Drive, Bridgewater, N.J. 08807 B.A. Psychology Class of 1979 Executive Council, Cheerleading: Captain, Senior Class Pledge Drive: Publicity Chairperson, Varsity Softball, Festival of the Arts: Literary Committee, Cardinal Key Society, Freshman Advisor, Intramurals. Jeffrey K. Andreas 423 Second Street, Slatington, Pa., 18080 B.A. Accounting Business Administration Varsity Baseball, Varsity Golf. Edwin E. Andrews 168 Williams Avenue, Hasbrouck Heights, N.J. 07604 B.A. Sociology Alpha Tau Omega, Varsity Football, Varsity Lacrosse. Joyce Archetko 27 Kenbury Road, Somerville, N.J., 08876 B.A. Spanish Spanish Club, Phi Sigma Iota, Ski Club. Kay Arndorfer 5625 Frontier Way, Carmichael, Calif., 95608 B.A. Political Science Social Science Sarah G. Avery c o Buskin Inc. Tristrams Landing, Nantucket, Mass., 02554 B.A. Accounting Business Administration September Sue Bail 3512 Williamson Avenue, Brookhaven, Pa., 19015 B.A. Business Administration Russian Studies College Choir, Business and Economics Club, Russian Club. Charlotte R. Baker 42 Clark Road, Bolton, Ct., 06040 B.A. French History Phi Sigma Iota, Phi Alpha Theta, Varsity Field Hockey, French Club, Freshman Advisor, FACT Committee. Evan Tom Barrington, Jr. 17 Sunset Drive, Chatham, N.J., 07928 B.A. Psychology Muhlenberg Christian Association, Alpha Phi Omega: Vice President, WMUH. Lisa Maria Bartorillo 1037 Rutter Avenue, Forty Fort, Pa., 18704 B.A. Theatre Psychology Muhlenberg Theatre Association: Theatre Board Artistic Director, Muhlenberg Musical Association, Alpha Psi Omega. Donna K. Bausch Route 1 Box 36, New Tripoli, Pa., 18066 B.A. History Political Science Student Council: Self Evaluation Committee Chairperson, College Convocations Committee, College Council, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Sigma Alpha, Who’s Who, John Marshall Pre-Law Society, International Affairs Club, Model U.N. Stanley R. Bennett 2807 Manchester Road, Westminster, Md., 21157 B.S. Natural Science Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Cardinal Key Society: Vice President, Freshman Advisor, Phi Beta Kappa. Boyd P. Bennington 24 Morris Road, West Orange, N.J., 07052 B.A. Business Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, John Marshall Pre-Law Society, Business and Economics Club, Intramurals. James E. Benson 22 Union Street, W. Bridgewater, Mass., 02379 B.A. History Muhlenberg Christian Association, Chapel Sacristan, Weekly, Alpha Phi Omega. Judith Lorraine Benson 736 Circle Drive, Catasauqua, Pa., 18032 B.A. Political Science Thomas J. Benson 15 Miry Brook Road, Trenton, N.J., 08690 B.A. Psychology Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Varsity Baseball, Ice Hockey: Captain, Varsity Football, Intramurals, Bus Driver, Psychology Laboratory Supervisor. Margot Claire Bernstein R.D. 1, Dalton, Pa., 18414 B.A. Psychology Freshman Orientation Committee, Modern Dance Club. Marc Mitchell Berson 34 White Birch Drive, Pomona, N.Y., 10970 B.S. Natural Science Spokesmen: President, Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Ciarla: Photo. Editor, Weekly: Photo. Staff, Band, Varsity Track, Psi Chi Omega. Allen Best 425 N. Howard Street, Allentown, Pa., 18102 B.S. Biology Chess Club Carol Ann Besz R.D. 2 Box 325, Coopersburg, Pa., 18036 B.A. German Education Jeffrey M. Billig 30 Ellis Road, W. Caldwell, N.J., 07006 B.A. Business Administration Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, WMUH, Free University, Chess Club. Edward R. Bollard 291 Marguerite Street, East Stroudsbury, Pa., 18301 B.S. Biology Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Varsity Basketball, Student Court, Resident Advisor, Pre-medical and Pre-dental Advisory Committee, Freshman Advisor, Class of 1979 Executive Council, Joint Council, Muhlenberg Fraternity Council: President, Omicron Delta Kappa, Varsity Golf. Janet L. Booth 8135 Croton Road, Johnstown, Ohio, 43031 B.A. Sociology Elementary Education Education Society, Sociology Club, Intramurals, Pom-Pom Squad. David S. Borislow 19 Copper Beech Drive, Lafayette Hill, Pa., 19444 B.S. Natural Science Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Class of 1979 Executive Council: President, Cardinal Key Society, Ice Hockey Club, College Convocation Committee, Who’s Who, Varsity Soccer, Junior Prom Committee Chairman, Who’s Who Selection Committee. Matthew Seth Bosner 1011 Minisink Way, Westfield, N.J., 07090 B.S. Natural Science Muhlenberg Theatre Association, Joint Council. Laura Bostrom 33 Sweet Briar Lane, Holmdel, N.J., 07733 B.A. Business Administration Cardinal Key Society, Business and Economics Club, Class of 1979: Secretary 1975-76, Class of 1979 Executive Council. B. Knoll Bowman 425 Ocean Avenue, Ocean City, N.J., 08226 B.A. Accounting Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity: Social Chairman, Varsity Lacrosse, Intramurals, Ciarla: Photographer, Weekly, Photographer. Timothy David Boyer 352 S. Second Street, Bangor, Pa., 18013 B.A. Music College Choir: Manager and Tenor Section Leader, Intramurals, Chapel Choir, PDQ Bach Concert Coordinator, Weekly: Copy Editor, Muhlenberg Christian Association; Art Committee Chairman, Chapel Vespers, Chapel Music and Worship Committee. Elizabeth Ann Branton 3003 Turner Street, Allentown, Pa., 18104 B.A. Business Administration Accounting Holly Gail Breuninger 335 N. Broad Street, Lansdale, Pa., 19446 B.S. Natural Science Pre-Medical Advisory Committee, Benfer Hall President and Vice President, Color Guard. Geoffrey F. Brown 31 Dogwood Lane, Doylestown, Pa., 18901 B.A. Business Administration Accountin Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Varsity Wrestl ing. Ira A. Brown 50 Christy Lane, Springfield, N.J., 07081 B.A. Political Science Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Pennsylvania Sociological Society. Karin A. Brunner 328 N. 26th Street, Allentown, Pa., 18104 B.S. Natural Science Biology Band, Spelunking Club, Non-Resident Students’ Association, Allentown Symphony Orchestra, Bethlehem Municpal Band. Robin Buehler 213 G Street.SW, Washington, D.C., 20024 B.A. Art History Weekly, Art Association. Senior Index 215 Betsy Burnham 7 Riverside Drive, Waterford, Ct., 06385 B.A. Sociology Resident Advisor, Resident Advisor Selection Committee, Joint Council, Intramurals, Senior Class Pledge Drive Canvassar, live Elisabeth, President. Suzanne Butler 264 Farmer Road, Bridgewater, N.J., 08807 B.A. Accounting Business Administration Modern Dance Club, Pom-Pom Squad, Business and Economics Club, Intramurals. Theodore S. Byer 301 S. Cook Avenue, Trenton, N.J., 08629 B.A. Economics Business Administration Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Alpha Phi Om ega, Business and Economics Club, Backgammon Club: Secretary Treasurer. Gregory Campisi 46 Holton Lane, Essex Fells, N.J. B.A. Political Science Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Pi Sigma Alpha: President, Student Court: Attorney, Omicron Delta Dappa, Who’s Who, Student Council, Varsity Basketball: Co-Captain. Lisa A. Carroll 28 Centerview Drive, Huntington, Ct., 06484 B.S. Natural Science Festival of the Arts, Cardinal Key Society. Laura Castor 3898 Dempsey Lane, Huntingdon Valley, Pa., 19006 B.A. American Studies Varsity Field Hockey, Alpha Phi Omega, Intramurals. Jeffrey A. Chambers 170 McFarlane Road, Colonia, N.J. 07067 B.S. Chemistry Weekly: Photo. Editor, Ciarla: Photo. Staff, Muhlenberg Musical Association, Muhlenberg Theatre Association, Spokesmen, Chemistry Dept. Advisory Committee. Donald Edward Chapman 300 North Street, Ocean City, N.J., 08226 B.A. Business Administration Accounting Band, Business and Economics Club. Abigail Alexander Chilton 2975 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville, N.J., 08648 B.A. Psychology Psi Chi, Resident Advisor, Freshman Advisor, Career Service Counselor, Alcohol Task Force, Counseling Task Force. Michael J. Chrzanowski 323 Monroe Avenue, Cheery Hill, N.J., 08002 B.S. Natural Science Biology Muhlenberg Theatre Association. David A. Cohen 345 Glen Gary Drive, Havertown, Pa., 19083 B.S. Natural Science Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity, Weekly, Hillel, Cardinal Key Society. Rosemarie Colalillo 23 Colwick Road, Cherry Hill, N.J., 08002 B.A. Psychology Psi Chi: Vice-President, Alpha Phi Omega, Le Cercle Francais, Russian Club, Volunteer Services Club, Festival of the Arts. Donald E. Conrad 1018 S. Seventh Street, Allentown, Pa., 18103 B.S. Biology Non-Resident Students’ Association: Executive Board Member. Marc J. Cooper 63 Pitt Road, Springfield, N.J., 07081 B.A. Political Science Pi Sigma Alpha, John Marshall Pre-Law Society, Intramurals. Cindy Crossley 21 Lathrop Avenue, Binghamton, N.Y., 13905 B.A. Art History Rita J. Cutrufello 308 Meghan Place, Norwood, Pa., 19074 B.A. Economics Business Administration Benfer Hall: President and Vice-President, Resident Hall Council, Color Guard, Cardinal Key Society. Jeffrey C. Dannenberg 1 10 Turtle Cove Lane, Huntington, N.Y., 1 1743 B.S. Natural Science Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Varsity Lacrosse: Captain. Barbara Dawson 7 Chestnut Drive, Woodstown, N.J., 08098 B.S. Biology Student Lobby, College Committee on Student Affairs, Free University, Environmental Action Coalition. Melanie May DeMagistris 1330 Linden Street, Apt. 3, Allentown, Pa., 18102 B.A. Psychology Ski Club, Program Board, Nite Owl, Varsity Field Hockey, Cardinal Key Society, Ciarla: Typist. Harry M. Derrick R.D. 1 Box 401, Etters, Pa„ 17319 B.A. Economics Muhlenberg Christian Association, Intramurals. Candace Desouza Valley Forge Towers West, 2000 Valley Forge Circle, Apt. 1512, King of Prussia, Pa., 19406 B.A. English Festival of the Arts: Assistant Chairman, Student Council, Who’s Who, Sigma Tau Delta, Freshman Orientation Committee, English Dept. Committee of Majors: Chairman. Robin Hope Dressel 48 DeYoung Road, Glen Rock, N.J., 07452 B.A. English Andrew Nathan Dewing 26 Snowberry Lane, Wilton, Ct., 06897 B.A. Political Science Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, International Affairs Club, Model U.N., Varsity Fencing, Intramurals. Timothy G. Dietrich 239 Chestnut Street, Kutztown, Pa., 19530 B.A. Political Science Student Council, Non-Resident Students ' Association: President and Vice-President, Pi Sigma Alpha: Secretary Treasurer. Elaine Donovan 160 Lexington Avenue, Passaic, N.J., 07055 B.A. Psychology Sociology Club, Intramurals. Paul C. Dritsas 252 Valley Road, River Edge, N.J. 07661 B.S. Biology Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Senior Class Pledge Drive Canvasser, Cardinal Key Society: Treasurer, Women’s Softball Club: Coach, Freshman Advisor, WMUH: Sports Broadcaster. Ellen Drugmand 244 Martha Road, Harrington Park, N.J., 07640 B.A. Sociology Joint Council, Ski Club, Education Society. Robert William Edwards 342 Fourth Street, Slatington, Pa., 18080 B.A. Business Administration Varsity Football: Tri-Captain, Varsity Baseball: Captain. George J. Eichenhofer, Jr. 406 Warminster Road, Hatboro, Pa., 19040 B.A. Psychology Music Camerata Orchestra, Moravian College Orchestra. Dawn Renee Eilenberger 31 Lions Street, East Stroudsburg, Pa., 18301 B.A. History Political Science Pi Alpha Theta, Omicron Delta Kappa, John Marshall Pre-Law Society: Secretary, President, International Affairs Club: President, Varsity Field Hockey, Varsity Basketball: Co-Captain, Student Council: Recording Secretary, German Club, Softball Club. Carol Jean Ekizian 841 Terrace Place, Peekskill, N.Y., 10566 B.A. Humanities Art Class of 1979: Secretary, College Choir, Cardinal Key Society, Muhlenberg Musical Association, Long Range Planning Committee, Who’s Who. David Ennis 15 Stonehenge Lane, East Northport, N.Y., 1 1731 B.S. Natural Science Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity: President, Varsity Tennis, Intramurals. Chrisie Ann Erler 202 West Main Street, Mount Kisco, N.Y., 10549 B.A. Spanish Elementary Education Who’s Who, Cardinal Key Society, Freshman Advisor, Education Society: President, Phi Sigma Iota, Spanish Club, Ski Club, Big Sister, Intramurals. Vicki Evans P.O. Box 1248, Stowe, Vt., 05672 B.A. Political Science Russian Club, French Club, Volunteer Services Club, College Choir, Festival of the Arts, Institution of Sound, International Affairs Club, Intramurals. Gerald P. Fahy 2 Millstone Drive, Parsippany, N.J., 07950 B.A. Business Administration Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity: President and Pledge Educator, Varsity Football. Evayne Fajna 41 Chadwick Place, Glen Rock, N.J., 07452 B.A. Psychology Free University, Program Board, Environmental Action Coalition. Elizabeth Ann Farrell Route 45 Warren, New Preston, Ct., 06777 B.A. Psychology Social Science Sociology Club, International Students Association, French Club, Cardinal Key Society, G.E.D. Club. Rudolph A. Favocci, Jr. 22 Boonstra Drive, Wayne, N.J , 07470 B.A. Business Administration Accounting Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Class of 1979 Executive Council. Robert Fecanin 2113 S. 28th Street, Philadelphia, Pa., 19145 B.A. Business Administration Russian Studies Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity Ilene B. Feldman 11631 Kelvin Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa., 19116 B.A. French Russian Studies Program Board, Nite Owl, Phi Sigma Iota: Secretary, Le Cercle Francais. Russian Club Jane M. Freyberger Felix R.D. 1 Box 477, Danielsville, Pa., 18038 B.A. Psychology Kenneth G. Fendler 1124 Tilghman Street, Allentown, Pa., 18102 B.S. Biology Bryan S. Ferguson 17 Fieldstone Drive, Livingston, N.J., 07039 B.A. English Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, WMUH William Fetterman 143 N. 28th Street, Allentown, Pa.. 18104 216 Ciarla B.A. English Festival of the Arts. Craig T. Feyk 38 Meadow Road, Trumbull, Ct., 06611 B.S. Chemistry Natural Science Sigma Phi Epsdon Fraternity, Outing Club. Ronald Fierro 1007 Perry Court, Flazleton, Pa., 18201 B.S. Natural Science Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity: President. Michele Fiorot 117 N. Schanck Avenue, Pen Argyl, Pa., 18072 B.A. Psychology Cardinal Key Society, Psi Chi: President, Psychology Committee of Majors, Phi Beta Kappa. Bruce H. Foreman 1624 Rose Glen Road, Plavertown, Pa., 19083 B.S. Natural Science Mathematics WMUFE Program Director, Math Club, Pre- Medical Advisor Committee. Kay Fusek 138 N. Vivyen Street, Bergenfield, N.J., 07621 B.A. Accounting Business Administration Business and Economics Club, Weekly: Circulation Director, Cardinal Key Society, Intramurals. Ann C. Gardner 2548 Nevada Street, Allentown, Pa., 18103 B.A. Photographic Journalism German Club: President, Chapel Choir, Transfer Student Advisor, Convocations Committee. Karen Lynn Gardner 136 E. Bristol Road, Ivyland, Pa., 18974 B.S. Natural Science Psychology Alpha Phi Omega, Chapel Choir. Beverly A. Geist 315 E. Weiss Street, Topton, Pa., 19562 B.A. Accounting, Business and Economics Club, Commuters Club. Thomas J. Gentile 35 Grant Avenue, Somerville, N.J., 08876 B.A. Political Science Karen George 191 Gates Avenue Montclair, N.J., 07042 B.A. English Cardinal Key Society, Intramurals. Louis C. George 180 Paramus Road, Paramus, N.J., 07652 B.S. Natural Science Free University, Varsity Track, International Students Association. Steven E. Gerson 21-19 Greenwood Drive, Fair Lawn, N.J., 07410 B.S. Natural Science Intramurals, Head Resident Advisor, Resident Advisor, Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Muhlenberg Theatre Association, Convocations Committee. Howard J. Gerstein 119 N. Laurel Street, Hazelton, Pa., 18201 B.S. Natural Science Russian Studies Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, WMUH, Varsity Cross Country, Varsity Track. Steven C. Gilchrist Harding Road, Brunswick, Me., 0401 I B.A. English Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Ciarla , Eta Sigma Phi. Carl R. Ginsberg Cedarbrook Hill Apartments, B401, Wyncote, Pa., 19095 B.S. Natural Science Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity: Parliamentarian, Hillel. Mitchell Robert Goldblatt 392 Hilltop Road, Orange, Ct.. 06477 B.A. Political Science Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Student Body President, Student council, Student Representative to the Board of Trustees, Big Name Committee, Student Representative to the Alumni Association, Student Representative to the Curriculum Committee, Student Observer to Faculty Meetings, Program Board: Films Chairman, Senior Class Pledge Drive: Canvasser, Who’s Who, Convocations Committee, International Affairs Club, Cardinal Key Society, Freshman Advisor, College Council, Hillel, Long Range Planning Committee. David John Gomeringer 104 Brittany Drive, Chalfont, Pa., 18914 B.S. Natural Science Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity. Tedd R. Goundie 112 N. Broad Street, Selinsgrove, Pa., 17870 B.S. Natural Science Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. Robert J. Gower 2477 S. Church Street, Allentown, Pa., 18103 B.A. Political Science History Kevin Graudin 6617 Beddoo Street, Alexandria, VA., 22306 B.A. Psychology Muhlenberg Christian Association: President, Board of Associates, Church Relations Committee, Psi Chi, Ciarla. Michael A. Gray 10809 Tony Jacklin Drive, El Paso, Tx., 79935 B.S. Natural Science Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Cardinal Key Society. Keith A. Green R.D. 1 Box 158, Schenevus, N.Y., 12155 B.A. Political Science Pi Sigma Alpha, East Hall: Vice-President, Model U.N., John Marshall Pre-Law Society, Forensic Society: Vice-President, International Affairs Club. Jeffrey Robert Greenwald 19 W. 39th Street, Wilmington, Dela., 19802 B.S. Chemistry Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, First Aid Corps: Vice-President. Loretta Greiman 29 Corvair Drive, Dillsburg, Pa., 17019 B.A. Music College Choir, Muhlenberg Musical Association. Sandra A. Griffing 1020 Rosemarie Lane, Blue Bell, Pa., 19411 B.A. Biology Varsity Field Hockey: Co-Captain, Long Range Athletic Task Force, Keith M. Keenly Microbiology Award. Christine Ellen Griffith 50 Cedar Street, Middletown, Ct., 06457 B.A. Psychology Social Science Freshman Advisor, Big Sister, Cardinal Key Society, Senior Class Pledge Drive: Canvasser. Timothy Griscom 810 Filbert Street, Palmyra, N.J., 08065 B.A. Psychology WMUH: Chief Engineer, Muhlenberg Christian Association, Chapel Choir, Muhlenberg Theatre Association, Alpha Phi Omega, Society of Collegiate Journalists. Nancy Gromet 61 Meadow Woods Road, Great Neck, N.Y., 1 1020 B.S. Biology Arcade: Editor, Eta Sigma Phi, Pi Delta Epsilon, Muhlenberg Musical Association, Intramurals. David Grossman 1844 Solly Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa., 19152 B.S. Natural Science Psychology Muhlenberg Theatre Association, Psi Chi. Susan Adele Gussow 6609 Lybrook Court, Bethesda, Md., 20034 B.S. Biology Modern Dance Club: Secretary-Treasurer, President, and Student Advisor, Varsity Tennis, Freshman Advisor, Long Range Planning Committee, Cardinal Key Society, Senior Class Plege Drive: Canvasser. Christine Haberern 4205 Lehigh Street Whitehall, Pa., 18052 B.S. Biology Cheerleading, Intramurals. Darice A. Haeseler 311 Fordham Road, Vestal, N.Y., 13850 B.A. Sociology Outing Club, Backgamm on Club, Intramurals, Sociology Club. Karen K. Hain 145 Tulpehocken Avenue, West Reading, Pa., 19611 B.A. Psychology Residence Hall Council: Vice-President and Treasurer, Freshman Advisor, Catholic Students’ Folk Group: Director, Nite Owl, Intramurals. Nancy Elizabeth Hamlin 7 Countryside Drive, Livingston, N.J., 07039 B.A. French Phi Sigma Iota, Le Cercle Francais, Festival of the Arts, Senior Class Pledge Drive: Canvasser. A. Scott Harad 2205 Rutgers Drive, Broomall, Pa., 19008 B. S. Natural Science Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Muhlenberg Theatre Association, Cardinal Key Society, Volunteer Services Club, Intramurals. Michael A. Haines 32 Dayton Lane, Englishtown, N.J., 07726 B.A. Psychology Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Long Range Planning Committee, Joint Council, Freshman Advisor, Psi Chi, Who’s Who Selection Committee. Denise A. Heier 104 Whitemarsh Road, Ardmore, Pa., 19003 B.A. Psychology Psi Chi, Resident Advisor, Freshman Advisor, - Varsity Field Hockey, Cardinal Key Society, Big Sister, Le Cercle Francais, Intramurals. Darla J. Heivly 19 Bennett St., Williamsport, Pa. 17701 B.A. Psychology German Alpha Phi Omega: Recording Secretary, Psi Chi, Who’s Who, German Club, Russian Club, Environmental Action Club, Intramurals, German Major Representative. Michael Alan Hendershot 13 Rockage Rd., Warren N.J. 07060 B.A. English WMUH, Sigma Tau Delta. Rick Hennig 13 Ocean Ave., Ocean Grove, N.J. 07756 B.S. Biology Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity. Christine E. Hertzog R.D. 1147, Fleetwood, Pa. 19522 B.A. Psychology Lynne Herweh 828 Hillaire Rd., Lancaster, Pa. 17601 B.A. Mathematics Art Varsity Softball, Math Club: Treasurer, Art Club. Donald P. Hetzel 3109 Northbrook Dr., Atlanta, Ga. 30341 B.S. Biology New Student Advising Program Coordinator. Senior Index Student Representative to the Board of Trustees, Omicron Delta Kappa; President, Student Council, Student Representative to the Faculty Library Committee, New Student Directory Editor, Cardinal Key Society, Who ' s Who, Freshman Advisor, Long Range Planning Committee. Thomas Edward Higgins, Jr. 1 Polly Dr., Huntington, N.Y. 11743 B.A. Political Science Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity. Alexandra M. Hightower 14308 Marion Dr., Rockville, Md. 20850 B.A. Accounting Pom-Pom Squad; Co-Captain, Class of 1979 Executive Council, Business and Economics Club, Intramurals. Jeffrey 1. Hoffman 139-21 Coolidge Ave., Kew Gardens, N.Y. 11435 B.A. Economics Nancy E. Holsten 15 Bay Dr., Massapequa, N.Y. 11758 B.S. Natural Science Environmental Studies Muhlenberg Christian Association: Social Ministry Committee Chairman, Alpha Phi Omega, Chapel Choir, Intramurals, Environmental Action Committee. Daniel Horn 139-26 Grand Central Parkway, Jamaica, N.Y. 1 1435 B.A. Economics Business Administration Alpha Phi Omega: Vice-President, Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Business and Economics Club, Alumni Newspaper: Co-Editor, Chess Club, Table Tennis Club: President. Nancy E. Hooper 112 Fairway Ave., Verona, N.J. 07044 B.A. Business Administration Varsity Tennis, Freshman Advisor, Intramurals, Weekly. Karen Ellen Horinka 779 Country Club Rd., Bridgwater, N.J. 08807 B.A. Business Administration Economics Business and Economics Club, Ecology Club. A. Eugene Hull, Jr. 41 Brookside Terrace, North Caldwell, N.J. 07006 B. A. Accounting Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity: Treasurer, John Marshall Pre-Law Society, Law Internship Program, Business and Economics Club. Terry Ann Hurtt 711 Malin Rd., Newtown Square, Pa. 19073 B.A. Natural Science Biology College Choir, Chapel Choir, Cardinal Key Society, Ciarla: Senior Section Editor, Cheerleading, Big Sister, Freshman Advisor, Altar Guild, Modern Dance Club, Intramurals, Field Hockey, Stage Crew. Andrew Mark Hutter 30 Surrey Lane, Livingston, N.J. 07039 B.S. Natural Science Psychology Class of 1979: President, Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity: Social Chairman, WMUH: Sports Director, Psi Chi: Treasurer, Omicron Delta kappa, Iota Beta Sigma, Who’s Who, Cardinal Key Society. John M. laquinto 96 Holyoke Rd., Richboro, Pa. 18954 B.S. Natural Science Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Resident Advisor. William L. Jakavick 437 Melvin Dr., Brookhaven, Pa. 19015 B.S. Biology Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity: Commissar, Rush Chairman, Pledgemaster, Freshman Advisor, Big Brother, Student Council, College Curriculum Committee. Deborah A. Jeffery 25 Woodbine Circle, New Providence, N.J. 07974 B.S. Mathematics Natural Science Alpha Phi Omega: Secretary and Historian, Muhlenberg Christian Association: Treasurer and Secretary, Freshman Orientation Committee, Le Cercle Francais, Math Club, Intramurals, Society of Physics Students, International Affairs Club, Chapel Choir, Cardinal Key Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Women’s Intramurals Director. Jill Ann Jeske 16 Old Town Farm Road, Woodbury, Ct., 06798 B.A. Humanities WMUH, Program Board, Free University, Outing Club, Environmental Action Committee. James B. Johnson 1 Magda Lane, Somerville, N.J. 08876 B.A. Political Science Varsity Basketball: Captain. Katherine Johnson 602 Eastbrook Rd., Ridgewood, N.J. 07450 B.A. International Development International Affairs Club, Model U.N., Phi Alpha Theta. Ralston A. Jones III 7 Woodchuck Hill Rd., Weston, Conn. 06883 B.A. History Phi Alpha Theta: Secretary-Treasurer, Omicron Delta Kappa: Secretary-Treasurer, Head Resident, Student Court: Chief Attorney, Resident Advisor. Robert Edmond Jones, Jr. 1079 Brennan Dr., Warminster, Pa. 18974 B.A. Psychology Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity: Recording Secretary, Varsity Basketball. Evelyn L.Kamprad 7708 Cayuga Ave., Bethesda, Md. 20034 B.A. Business Administration Russian Studies Weekly: Business Manager, Pi Delta Epsilon: Treasurer, Russian Club, Business and Economics Club, Eve Elisabeth: Program Coordinator. Allen Karsh Greenhill Rd., Middlebury, Conn. 06762 B.A. Economics Bicycle Club. Sharon Kassan 2558 Saw Mill Rd., North Bellmore, N.Y. 11710 B.A. Business Administration Color Guard, Business and Economics Club. Jeffrey M. Kauffman 1110 S. Keck St., Allentown, Pa. 18103 B.S. Biology Concert Band, Jazz Band, Outing Club, NRSA, Table Tennis Club, Intramurals. Lisa Jane Kaufmann 2557 Southard Ave., Oceanside, N.Y. 11572 B.A. Art Modern Dance Club, Art Association: Treasurer, Program Board: Art Committee. Constance I. Kazal 9 Colonial Way, Madison, N.J. 07940 B.A. Sociology Chapel Choir. Leah E. Keefer 58 Fayson Lakes Rd., Kinnelon, N.J. 07405 B.S. Chemistry Varsity Fencing: Captain, German Club, Weekly: Circulation Editor, Intramurals. Jessica Kerdell 14 Hastings Rd., Monsey, N.Y. 10952 B.A. French Spanish Phi Sigma Iota: President, Le Cercle Francais, Spanish Club, Ciarla, Board of Associates. Bonnie May Kersta 445-A Thompson St., Hackensack, N.J 07601 B.A. Spanish Environmental Action Committee, Spanish Club, Phi Sigma Iota. Elizabeth Russell Ketcham Marvin St., East Norwalk, Conn. 06865 B.A. Psychology Class of 1979 Executive Council, Senior Class Pledge Drive Canvassar, Education Society, Pom-Pom Squad. Robert B. Kevitch 415 Lodges Lane, Elkins Park, Pa. 19117 B.S. Natural Science Class of 1979 Executive Council, Senior Class Pledge Drive Vice-Chairman, Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Junior Varsity Basketball. David E. King 271 Whippany Rd., Whippany, N.J. 07981 B.S. Biology Natural Science Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. Donna M. Klinger 914 Race St., Catasauqua, Pa. 18032 B.A. Accounting Business Administration Majorettes: Captain, Business and Economics Club: Treasurer, Class of 1979 Canvassing and Investment Committees, Intramurals. Jo Ann Klinkowstein 29 Independence Place, Newtown, Pa. 18940 B.S. Physics Society of Physics Students: President, Eve Elisabeth: Program Coordinator, Muhlenberg Theatre Association. Jeffrey D. Koehler 426 Pines Cake Dr., Wayne, N.J. 07470 B.A. Business Administration Accounting Freshman Advisor, Freshman Orientation Committee, Varsity Track, Business and Economics Club, Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity: Historian. Allison Koerner 15 Bennington Way, Hillsborough Township, N.J. 08502 B.A. American Studies Class of 1979: Secretary and Treasurer, Senior Class Pledge Drive: Vice-Chairman, Who’s Who, Graduation Committee, Freshman Advisor, FACT. Carl G. Koplin 6 Lancer Ct., Toms River, N.J. 08753 B.S. Natural Science Chemistry Muhlenberg Experimental Theatre, Mask and Dagger, Muhlenberg Musical Association, Muhlenberg Theatre Association: Board of Directors and Technical Director, Student Court: Chief Justice. Mark Steven Kovar 172 Meadow Rd., Clark, N.J. 07066 B.S. Natural Science Joint Council, Hillel: Vice-President, Alpha Phi Omega, Intramurals, Frederick Augustus: President. Edward H. Krasnoff 383 S. Washington Ave., Telford, Pa 18969 B.A. Psycholgy Psi Chi. Mark Kroman 1458 Rosebud Rd., Southampton, Pa. 18966 B.S. Natural Science Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Varsity Track. Susan Jean Kucirka R.D. 3 Box 61, Northampton, Pa. 18067 B.S. Natural Science Phi Beta Kappa, Le Cercle Francais, Russian Club, Chess Club, Chapel Choir, Weekly. Karen J. Kunz Box 457, Churchville, Pa. 18966 B.A. German Russian Studies Chapel Choir, German Club, Russian Club. Ciarla 2 18 Scott K. Kurtz Box 13, 7 W. Main St., Brownstown, Pa. 17508 B.S. Chemistry Natura! Science Art Club, Varsity Lacrosse, Varsity Wrestling, Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity. Monika Kutt 40 Middle Place, Easton, Pa. 18042 B.A. German English Festival of the Arts, Environmental Action Committee. Peter J. Lagueras 1359 Leonard Way, Valley Stream, N.Y. 11580 B.S. Biology Art Flope M. Lajeunesse 23 Northumberland St., Springfield, Mass. 01109 B.S. Biology Ian J. Langer 1031 Minisink Way, Westfield, N.J. 07090 B.S. Natural Science Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity: Steward, Ski Club, Hillel: President, Program Board: Films Committee. Nancy G. Lauby 1009 Walsh Lane, Narberth, Pa. 19072 B.A. Psychology Psi Chi: Secretary, Modern Dance Club, Intramurals. Joanne Marie Lines Bos 77, Revere, Pa. 18953 B.A. Sociology Sociology Club: Secretary, Color Guard, Cardinal Key Society. Robert Linkenheimer Orchard Rd., Washington Crossing, Pa. 18977 B.S. Natural Science Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity. Jami Lloyd 1326 E. Broad St., Hazleton, Pa. 18201 B.A. Social Science Varsity Basketball, Muhlenberg Christian Association, Cardinal Key Society, Sociology Club. Michael A. Lonetto 271 Nedellec Dr., Saddle Brook, N.J. 07662 B.S. Biology Environmental Action Committee. Wendy L. Loucks 3 Lynbrook Place, East Brunswick, N.J. 08816 B.A. Sociology French Shahriar Mabourakh 1936 Washington St., Allentown, Pa. 18104 B.S. Natural Science Alpha Phi Omega: Vice-President, Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity, Chess Club, International Students Association, Hillel: Secretary. Lori M. Magnusson 1608 East Ave., McLean, Va. 22101 B.A. English Arcade, Poetry Workshop, Weekly, Intramurals. Ann T. Maguire 62 Buena Vista Ave., Fair Haven, N.J. 07701 B.A. Psychology Sociology Resident Advisor, Freshman Advisor, Sociology Club: President, Cardinal Key Society, Festival of the Arts. B. J. Lazur 26 Orphanboy Court, Red Bank, N.J. 07701 B.A. History Secondary Education Cardinal Key Society, Education Society, Joint Council, Resident Advisor, Big Sister, Walz Hall: Vice-President, President. Bryan S. Lebo 117 East Ridge Rd., Palmyra, Pa. 17078 B.A. Business Administration Accounting Intramurals. Michael Jay Leiter 5 Old Farm Lane, Old Westbury, N.Y. 11568 B.A. Accounting Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Business and Economics Club. Paul Anthony Leodori 191 MacIntyre Lane, Allendale, N.J. 07401 B.A. History Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity Sherry Lynn Lerner 59 Franklin Ave., Rye, N.Y. 10580 B.A. Art Cardinal Key Society, Art Club. Sharon A. Leskanic 86 Hillcrest Dr., Upper Saddle River, N.J. 07458 B.S. Physics Freshman Advisor, Varsity Tennis, Society of Physics Students. Orin M. Levy 15 Byron Place, Livingston, N.J. 07039 B.S. Natural Science Free University, Hillel: Secretary and Vice- President, Cardinal Key Society, Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity. Carla G. Lightkep 1268 Limekiln Pike, Prospectville, Pa. 19002 B.A. Social Science Varsity Field Hockey, Freshman Advisor, Cardinal Key Society, Intramurals. Timothy G. Maher 620 N. Poplar St., Allentown, Pa. 18102 B.A. Business Administration Accounting Non-Resident Students Association, Busines and Economics Club. Mark Stephen Malzberg 600 North Union Ave. Cranford, N.J. 07016 B.S. Natural Science Latin Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity: Worthy Sentinel, Eta Sigma Phi: President, WMUH, Volunteer Services Club: Vice-President, East Hall: President. Jane Manizza 11 Hickory Rd., Katonah, N.Y. 10536 B.A. Psychology Elementary Education Education Society, Freshman Advisor, Intramurals, Cardinal Key Society, Program Board: Special Events and Publicity Co- Chairman, Pennsylvania State Education Association. Wendy Marsh R.D. Talmage Rd., Mendham, N.J. 07945 B.A. Art Intramurals, Art Club, Freshman Advisor, Cardinal Key Society. Susan Beal Martin 1766 W. Wood St., Emmaus, Pa. 18049 B.A. French Le Cercle Francais: Secretary, Phi Sigma Iota. Stuart J. Maslin 118 Red Rambler Dr., Lafayette Hill, Pa. 19444 B.S. Natural Science WMUH, Cardinal Key Society, Ski Club, Intramurals, Hillel. Richard C. McCoy 350 Clayton Ave., Williamsport, Pa. 17701 B.A. Economics Accounting Business and Economics Club, Ski Club, Intramurals. Vincent Joseph McDevitt 1178 Kingsway Apt. 6, West Chester, Pa. 19380 B.A. History Education Freshman Orientation Committee, Cardinal Key Society, Education Society, Backgammon Club: Vice-President, Weekly: Features Editor, Joint Council, Intramurals. John H. McKay 3917 Blair Mill Rd„ Hatboro, Pa. 19040 B.A. History Varsity Soccer, Varsity Golf, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity. William Walter Meier III 33 Forest Ave., Montvale, N.J. 07645 B.A. Political Science Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, John Marshall Pre-Law Society, Pi Sigma Alpha. Elise A. Mendelman 1926 Old Annapolis Blvd., Annapolis, Md. 21401 B.A. History French Phi Alpha Tneta: President, Phi Sigma Iota: Vice-President, Omicron Delta Kappa, Freshman Advisor, Le Cercle Francais, Resident Advisor, Head Resident. Bruce P. Menzer Box 322, Rte, 23, Sussex, N.J. 07461 B.A. Business Administration Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Varsity Wrestling: Captain. Michael Gary Meskin 112 Tree Top Dr , Springfield, N.J. 07081 B.A. Accounting Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Student Court: Clerk, John Marshall Pre-Law Society, Weekly, Hillel: Treasurer. Raymond Joseph Metzger 235 River Dr., Elmwwod Park, N.J. 07407 B.A. Music Spanish Club, Festival of the Arts, Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Band, Muhlenberg Opera Group, Muhlenberg Musical Association. John Alexander Michalski 622 Edwards Ave., Pottsville, Pa. 17901 B.S. Natural Science Biology Band: Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer, Freshman Advisor, Big Brother, German Club, Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega, Pep Band, Muhlenberg Brass Quintet. Thomas R. Micklas 132 Porter Ave., Bergenfield, N.J. 07621 B.S. Mathematics Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, College Choir. John J. Miller 60 Wagon Bridge Run, Moorestown, N.J. 08057 B.S. Physics Chess Club, WMUH, Society of Physics Students, Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity: Worthy Chaplain and Worthy Scribe. Robert Stephen Miller 775 Spring Valley Rd., Doylestown, Pa. 18901 B.S. Physics Robin L. Miller 521! Chukar Dr., Roanoke, Va. 24014 B.A. Psychology Cheerleading, Muhlenberg Musical Association, Modern Dance Club: Secretary-Treasurer. Mindy L. Minnich 3119 S. Sixth Ave., Whitehall, Pa. 18052 B.A. Economics Business Administration Non-Resident Students Association: Executive Board, Business and Economics Club, College Choir. Giancarla Miranda 279 Whippany Rd., Whippany, N.J. 07981 B.A. Art International Students Association. John D. Mitchell Creek Rd., Bryn Athyn, Pa. 19009 B.S. Biology Environmental Action Committee: President. James P. Mitilineos 2110 Stuart St., Brooklyn, N.Y. 11229 B.A. Business Administration Accounting Varsity Fencing: Captain, Student Representative to the Faculty Academic Policies Committee, Student Council, Muhlenberg Theatre Association, Big Name Committee, Economics and Business Club. Richard A. Mitstifer R.D. 1, Box 315A, Myerstown, Pa. 17067 Senior Index 219 B.A. Busines Administration Accounting Business and Economics Club, Varsity Football, Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity. Curtis Trent Miyamoto 50 Blue Ridge Dr., Levittown, Pa. 19057 B.S. Biology George Modica 71 Dorothy Dr., North Flaledon, N.J. 07508 B.S. Biology Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity. Martha C. Morris 1251 Flart Lane, Warminster, Pa. 18974 B.S. Biology Band, Chapel Choir, Freshman Advisor. David J. Moyer Box 67, Penns Park, Pa. 18943 B.S. Biology Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Cardinal Key Society, Joint Council, Freshman Advisor. Sherelyn A. Moyer 828 Hampden Blvd., Reading Pa. 19604 B.A. Social Science Business Administration Business and Economics Club, Sociology Club, Intramurals. Diane Mueller 14 Torden Place, Rockaway, N.J. 07866 B.A. English Cardinal Key Society, Big Sister, Sigma Tau Delta, Senior Class Pledge Drive. Kathleen M. Mulder 10 Eton Dr., NOrth Caldwell, N.J. 07006 B.S. Natural Science Psychology Psi Chi, Modern Dance Club, Intramurals. Elizabeth Ann Nangle 86 Sportsmans’ Hill Rd., Madison, Conn. 06443 B.A. Theatre Muhlenberg Theatre Association, Muhlenberg Experimental Theatre, Muhlenberg Musical Association, Alpha Psi Omega. Cynthia Anne Naylor Main St., Stockton, J.J. 08559 B.A. English Spanish Arcade, Varsity Fencing. Michael G. Neri 3804 Brookview Rd., Philadelphia, Pa. 19154 B.A. History Phi Alpha Theta, Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity: Worthy Usher, Varsity Lacrosse, Intramurals. Jennifer Newhart 52 Sherbrooke Dr., Flarham Park, N.J. 07932 B.A. American Studies Program Board: Art Co-Chairman, Resident Advisor, Chapel Choir. Steven J. Nierenberg 1914 Longview Dr., Lancaster, Pa. 17601 B.S. Natural Science Student Council, Free University, Varsity Fencing. Julia O’Connell 6 Baltusrol Place, Summit, N.J. 07901 B.A. Psychology Joint Council, Intramurals. Thomas K. Olson 72 Shark River Rd., Neptune, N.J. 07753 B.S. Physics Society of Physics Students, Muhlenberg Theatre Association. Sara Jo Orgel 2103 Greenleaf St., Allentown, Pa. 18104 B.A. Sociology Hillel, Le Cercle Francais: Treasurer, Non- Resident Students Association: Executive Board Member and Recorder, Math Club, Sociology Club. James M. Pfrommer 57 Church Rd., Telford, Pa. 18969 B.S. Natural Science Forensics: Social Chairman. Andrea Philips 285 Manor Rd., Ridgewood, N.J. 07450 B.A. Psycholgy Psi Chi, Education Society: Vice-President, Freshman Advisor. Valerie Ann Phillips 404 Vi Palos Verdes Blvd., Redondo Beach, Ca. 90277 B.S. Biology Band: Treasurer, Freshman Orientation Chairman, Chapel Choir, Freshman Advisor, Omicron De ' ta Kappa, Student Pre-Medical Advisory Committee. J. Harry Pickle IV 516 Yorktown Rd., Lancaster, Pa. 17603 B.S. Natural Science Mathematics Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity: Vice-President, Class of 1979: Secretary, Intramurals. John V. Pinski 554 Hague Court, Oradell, N.J. 07649 B.A. Natural Science Biology — .. Varsity Soccer, Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Cardinal Key Society: President, Resident Advisor, Varsity Wrestling. Glenn Alyson Pinto 595 Valley Rd., Wayne, N.J. 07470 B.A. Natural Science Ski Club. Nancy Taylor Pirie 37 Cedar Dr., Allendale, N.J. 07401 B.A. Psychology Cheerleading, Intramurals, Cardinal Key Society, Freshman Advisor. Gregory Wilson Powell 4 Circle Dr., Wilmington, Del. 19804 B.A. Psychology Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Big Brother, Intramurals. Thomas P. Prelovsky 1234 S. 3rd St., Allentown, Pa. 18103 B.A. Psychology Education Society, Psi Chi, Varsity Track. Derek Cunningham Pretz 134 Walnut Ave., Wayne, Pa. 19087 B.A. Business Administration Accounting Varsity Soccer, Varsity Lacrosse. Randy A. Rabenold 2148 S. 9th St., Apt. 9, Allentown, Pa. 18103 B.A. English Sigma Tau Delta. Scott Rathjen 894 Briarwoods Rd., Franklin Lakes, N.J. 07417 B.A. Psychology Art Janine Suzanne Reed 2120 Springhouse Rd., Broomall, Pa. 19008 B.S. Biology Cardinal Key Society: Secretary, Joint Council, Dormitory Vice-President. Kathleen E. Reilly 60 Westbrook Circle, York, Pa. 17403 B.S. Biology Muhlenberg Theatre Association, Alpha Psi Omega, Fencing Club. Tracy Marie Reinhard 6 Windsor Dr., Livingston, N.J. 07039 B.A. English Elementary Education Resident Advisor, Education Society: Publicity Chairman, Intramurals, Senior C’ass Pledge Drive. Steven J. Renner 29 Cornflower Lane, East Northport, N.Y. 11731 B.S. Natural Science Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity: Vice-President. Janet L. Riester R.D. 1, Box 309D, New Pope, Pa. 18938 B.A. Psycholgy Psi Chi, Chapel Choir, Ciarla. Jane E. Ringer 1007 N. 19th St., Allentown, Pa. 18104 B.A. Psychology Elemntary Education NRSA, Education Society. Rebecca Ann Riti 1206 Eldridge Ave., West Collingswood, N.J 08107 B.A. German Russian Studies Varsity Field Hockey, German Club: President, Russian Club, Treasurer, Intramurals. Linda A. Robbins 141 North Evelid Ave., Westfield, N.J. 07090 B.S. Natural Science Psychology Chapel Choir: Assistant Manager, Alpha Phi Omega: Vice-President, Intramurals, Muhlenberg Christian Association. John Cargill Robertson R.D. 2, Kempton, Pa. 19529 B.A. Accounting Business Administration Non-Resident Students Association: President and Treasurer, Band: Vice-President, Table Tennis Club, Intramurals, Intercollegiate Band, Business and Economics Club. Vivian Rodriguez 1274 Pennington Rd., Teaneck, N.J. 07666 B.A. Business Administration Spanish Cheerleading, Business and Economics Club, Modern Dance Club, Spanish Club: Vice- President. Richard P. Romeo 5 Stoney Run Court, Dix Hills, N.Y. 11746 B.A. Political Science Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity: President and Treasurer, Long Range Planning Committee, College Committee on Student Affairs, Honor Code Task Force. Steven M. Rose 21 Forman Lane, Englishtown, N.J. 07726 B.A. Political Science Joint Council: President, Martin Luther Hall: President, Pi Sigma Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa: Vice-President, Program Board, Cardinal Key Society: Tourguide Coordinator, Freshman Advisor. Cynthia C. Rostran Box 2627, Managua, Nicaragua B.A. French Spanish Phi Sigma Iota, Spanish Club, Le Cercle Francais, International Students Association. Charles Rothberg 40 Plum Rd., Monsey, N.Y. 10952 B.S. Natural Science WMUH: Station Manager, Festival of the Arts: Publicity Chairman, First Aide Corps. Robert C. Rowlands 44 Eastgate Dr., Rochester, N.Y. 14617 B.S. Chemistry Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. Paul Rubenstein 223 Haddenfield Rd.. Clifton, N.J. 07013 B.A. Psychology Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity: Treasurer. Anne Rukakoski Route 6, Brooklyn, Conn. 06234 B.A. Sociology Resident Advisor, Freshman Advisor, College Choir: Assistant Manager, Chapel Choir: Manager, N.E. Pennsylvania Synod- Muhlenberg College Joint Standing Committee, Student Court: Justice, Muhlenberg Opera Group. Who ' s Who. Catherine V. Rumble 64 S. Grand Ave., Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12603 B.A. Psychology Resident Advisor, Brown Hall: President. Gary Russell R.R. 2, Box 126, Cresco, Pa. 18326 220 Ciarla B.S. Chemistry College Choir, Chapel Choir, Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Muhlenberg Christian Association. Kenneth G. Ryder 200 Gerald Dr., Aston, Pa. 19014 B.S. Chemistry Russian Studies College Band: President, Chapel Choir, Muhlenberg Theatre Association, Student Pre- Medical Advisory Committee, Russian Club, Homecoming Committee, Omicron Delta Kappa, Alpha Psi Omega, Who’s Who, Resident Advisor, Head Resident, Pep Band. Karen L. Sachse 205 S. 17th St., Lewisburg, Pa. 17837 B.S. Mathematics Program Board: Treasurer, Freshman Orientation Committee, Cardinal Key Society, Math Club, Backgammon Club, Chapel Assistant, Intramurals, Who’s Who. Pat Salvucci Box 39, South Britain, Conn. 06487 B.A. Business Administration Accounting Thomas Samuelsen 918 N. 30th St., Allentown, Pa. 18104 B.S. Natural Science Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity: President. Timothy Schaadt 4435 Thebes Turn, Whitehall, Pa. 18052 B.A. Social Science Student Council, Ciarla, Muhlenberg Christian Association. Naomi Schenck Box 59, Star Route, Mifflin, Pa. 17058 B.A. Psychology Class of 1979 Executive Council, Brown Hall: President, Senior Class Pledge Drive Canvasser, Chapel Choir, Joint Council, Resident Advisor Selection Committee, Intramurals. Ruth Schenck Box 59, Star Route, Mifflin, Pa. 17058 B.A. Art Social Science Class of 1979 Executive Council, Program Board, Freshman Advisor. Rodney K. Schlauch, Jr. R.D. 2, Slatington, Pa. 18080 B.A. Psychology John F. Schlechter, Jr. Box 35q, Center Valley, Pa. 18034 B.A . ccounting Bus iness Adminsstration Varsity Football: Tri-Cap tain. Claire Lynn Schosser 708 Oxford Valley Rd., Yardley, Pa. 19067 B.S. Chemistry Ski Club: President, Program Board: Nite Owl Committee, Backgammon Club, Intramurals, College Bowl. David J. Schumacker 515 N. Graham St., Allentown, Pa. 18103 B.S. Biology Non-Resident Students Association, Intramurals, Football Statistician. Mark R. Schwartz 3 Ewan Terrace, Vineland, N.J. 08360 B.S. Natural Science Biology Class of 1979: Vice-President, Festival of the Arts: Treasurer, Senior Class Pledge Drive: Chairman, Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity: Secretary, College Bowl, Intramurals, Cardinal Key Society, Freshman Advisor, Backgammon Club, Muhlenberg Theatre Association. Michael C. Shaw Country Club Lane, Marlton, N.J. 08053 B.S. Natural Science Biology Muhlenberg Christian Association, Varsity Soccer, Junior Varsity Basketball. Allan H. Shelly R.D. 1, Doylestown, Pa. 18901 B.A. Music Le Cercle Francais, Muhlenberg Theatre Association, Muhlenberg Christian Association, Muhlenberg Opera Group, WMUH, Alpha Phi Omega, Weekly, Festival of the Arts, Madrigal Singers, College Choir, Chapel Choir. Keith Shelman 666 West German Town Park, Plymouth Meeting, Pa., 19462 B.S. Mathematics Natural Science Varsity Fencing, Math Club: President, Spokesman: Vice-President. Kathryn A. Sheneman 7810 Pine Rd., Wyndmoor, Pa. 19118 B.A. History Art Student Court: Justice, Cardinal Key Society, Muhlenberg Art Association: Art Director, Big Sister. Elliot Shoemaker 49 Cotton Dr., Plymouth Township, Pa. 19401 B.S. Natural Science Weekly, Muhlenberg Musical Association. Margrit M. Shoemaker 174 S. Traymore Ave., Ivyland, Pa. 18974 B.S. Natural Science German German Club: Secretary-Treasurer, First Aid Corps, College Band: Secretary, Omicron Delta Kappa, Biology Honors Program. Drew A. Shulman 45 Mohawk Dr., Springfield, N.J 07081 B.S. Natural Science Class of 1979: Treasurer, Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternitv, Freshman Advisor. David J. Simon 58 Glendale Ave., Livingston, N.J. 07039 B.A. Accounting Business Administration Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity: Treasurer, Student Court: Attorney, Phi Alpha Theta, John Marshall Pre-Law Society: Treasurer. John Siner Chicora Apts. C-8, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29577 B.S. Biolgoy Natural Science College Band. Virginia D. Slusser R.D. 1, Box 187A, Bethlehem, Pa. 18017 B.A. American Studies Festival of the Arts: Secretary, College Choir, Class of 1979 Executive Council, Intramurals. Chuck Smith Telemark Rd., Rockaway, N.J. 07866 B.A. Economics Katherine A. Smith 944 West Highland St., Whitehall, Pa. 18052 B.A. Art Scott Griffith Smith R.D. 2, Box 48, Schnecksville, Pa. 18078 B.A. Business Administration College Band, Varsity Fencing, Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity. Carla Snyder Box 7345, R.D. 7, Stroudsburg, Pa. 18078 B.S. Chemistry Festival of the Arts: Chairman, Freshman Advisor, Intramurals, Cardinal Key Society, Class of 1979 Executive Council, Homecoming Queen. Edward B. Sobel 12 Melody Lane, Cherry Hill, N.J. 08002 B.A. Psychology Varsity Track: Co-Captain, Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Psi Chi, John Marshall Pre-Law Society, WMUH: AM Program Director. Barbara A. Solt Box 69, Trexlertown, Pa. 18087 B.A. Accounting Classics Cardinal Key Society, Big Sister, Eta Sigma Phi: Secretary. Pamela S. Specht 275 Moyer Rd., Pottstown, Pa. 19464 B.A. Business Administration Economics Accounting Big Sister. Heather Sperduto 21 Speer St., Somerville, N.J. 08876 B.A. International Organizations and Business Russian Studies Business and Economics Club, Russian Club, Freshman Advisor, Senior Class Pledge Drive Canvasser, Intramurals. Jean Stark 4 Ivy Terrace, Maplewood, N.J. 07040 Marianne Steele 3382 Main St., Neffs, Pa. 18065 B.A. Psychology Jeffrey Steiner 18 Magna Dr., Coplay, Pa. 18037 B.A. Business Administration W. Fred Stephenson 70 Hightor Dr., Watchung, N.J. 07060 B.A. Political Science Victoria Stout 14 East St., Doylestown, Pa. 18901 B.S. Chemistry Volunteer Services Club: President, College Choir. Eileen Marie Sweeny 244 Edgewood Ave., Westfield, N.J. 07090 B.A. Psychology Psi Chi, Intramurals Eszter Szabo 535 S. Randolphville Rd. Piseataway, N.J. 08854 B.S. Biology German Club: Vice-President, Cardinal Key Society, Freshman Advisor. Kenn Beam Tacchino 14 Prides Crossing, New City, N.Y. 10956 B.A. Political Science History Varsity Lacrosse, Ciarla: Clubs Editor, Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Intramurals: Chairman, Weekly, Varsity Football, Newman Association, Basketball Statistician. Timothy J. Teichmann 611 New Hyde Park Rd., New Hyde Park, N.Y. 11040 B.S. Biology Program Board: Nite Owl, Environmental Action Committee. Victor Wayne Thompson 3012 Glenview St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19149 B.S. Natural Science Le Cercle Francais, Phi Sigma lota, Spokesmen, Russian Club, NSRA. Nancy Ann Thornberry 1915 Rockford Lane, Lancaster, Pa. B.S. Natural Science Cardinal Key Society, Freshman Advisor, Joint Council. Shawn Eric Thurston 4404 Royal Oak Rd., Camp Hill, Pa. 17011 B.S. Biology Cardinal Key Society, Alpha Phi Omega, Intramurals. Jeffrey B. Tihansky 48 St. Peter St., Schuylkill Haven, Pa. 17972 B.A. Economics Business Administration Food Service Committee: Chairman Noreen M. Troccoli 275 Stoney Lane, North Kingstown, R.I. B.S. Biology Festival of the Arts, Cardinal Key Society, Intramurals. Susan J. Trubilla 3512 Washington St., Bethlehem, Pa. 18017 Senior Index 221 B.S. Natural Science Pom-Pom Squad: Co-Captain, Modern Dance Club, Eta Sigma Phi. Maritsa Tzimas 1103 Keystone Ave., Upper Darby, Pa. 19082 B.S. Natural Science Eta Sigma Phi: Vice-President, International Students Association: Secretary, NRSA, Alpha Phi Omega. Cynthia Lynne Underwood 116 High St., Strasburg, Va. 22657 B.A. French A1FS Representative, French Club. Barbara J. Urbano 1935 Juniata Rd. Norristown, Pa. 19403 B.S. Natural Science Intramurals, Spelunking Club: President, German Club, Festival of the Arts: Dance and Drama Committee Chairman, Joint Council. Robert G. Vagias 722 Cypress St., New Milford, N.J. 07646 B.A. English Catherine E. Van Loon 176 Share Dr., Morrisville, Pa. 19067 B.S. Biology Weekly: Circulation Manager and Assistant Business Manager. William Mark Vlosky 15 Eagle St., Spring Valley, N.Y. 10977 B.A. History Varsity Ice Hockey, Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. Stephen R. Walker 27 Lanfair Rd., Cheltenham, Pa. 19012 B.S. Natural Science Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, College Choir: Assistant Manager. leffrev I ee W 1501 Church Rd., Oreland, Pa. 19075 B.A. American Studies Program Board: Nite Owl. Sandra L. Weidner 1302 Robeson St., Reading, Pa. 19604 B.S. Biology Chapel Choir, Weekly, Big Sister, Cardinal Key Society. M. Joy Weinstein 1414 Oakwood Ave., Lakewood, N.J. 08701 B.S. Natural Science Phi Beta Kappa, Cardinal Key Society, Hillel. James C. Weis 704 Curtin St., South Williamsport, Pa. 17701 B.S. Natural Science Resident Advisor, Cardinal Key Society, Varsity Wrestling, Head Resident, Freshman Advisor, Environmental Action Committee, Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. Janet Werner 250 West 57th St. Suite 612, New York, N.Y. 10019 B.A. Business Administration Social Science Student Council: Treasurer, Budget Review Committee: Chairman, College Convocations Committee: Treasurer, Student Representative to Academic Policies Committee and Faculty Meetings, Varsity Softball. Joyce Ann White R.D. 5, Box 427, Sutton Rd., Shavertown, Pa. 18708 B.A. Accounting Business Administration Resident Advisor, Head Resident, Walz Hall: President, Varsity Tennis, Business and Economics Club: Secretary. Lisa V. White 216 St. Lawrence Dr., Silver Spring, Md. 20910 B.A. Art Art Association. Gregory K. Wible 19 Calloway Rd., Richboro, Pa. 18954 B.S. Biology Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Varsity Soccer: Captain. Robert David Wiener R.D.l, Germansville, Pa. 18053 B.A. Business Administration Accounting Freshman Advisor, German Club, Ski Club, Business and Economics Club. Jeananne Wilkinson 19 Northern Dr., Upper Saddle River, N.J. 07458 B.A. Sociology Psychology Festival of the Arts, Weekly, Cardinal Key Society, Sociology Club. Howard Wilpon 153-39 80th St., Howard Beach, N.Y. 11414 B.S. Biology Natural Science Spokesmen, Weekly, Hillel, Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity. Janet Wirth 60 Union St., Valley Stream, N.Y. 1 1580 B.A. Political Science Varsity Basketball, Varsity Volleyball: Co- Captain. Judy Wirth 60 Union St., Valley Stream, N.Y 1 1580 B.A. Political Science Varsity Basketball, Varsity Volleyball: Co- Captain. Kenneth D. Witmer 133 Ridgewood Circle, Downingtown, Pa. 19335 B.A. Music Muhlenberg Opera Group, College Choir, Chapel Choir: Director, Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. Pamela L. Wood 520 North Gilmore St., Allentown, Pa. 18103 B.S. Biology Gailann L. Yurkanin 6 Munson Dr., Pompton Plains, N.J. 07444 B.A. History Cheerleading. Laurie E. Ziegler 634 Highland Ave., Glenside, Pa. 19038 B.A. History Political Science College Choir, Freshman Advisor, Joint Council, Senior Class Pledge Drive, Chapel Choir. Loni A. Zimmerman R.D. 3, Box 512, Kutztown, Pa. 19530 B.A. Business Administration Accounting Student Council, Business and Economics Club. John Marshall Pre-Law Society, Ski Club. William Zoha 6 Major Trescott Lane, Northport, N.Y. 11768 B.A. German German Club. Leonard I. Zon 517 South Central Blvd., Broomall, Pa. 19008 B.S. Chemistry Natural Science College Band, Camarata Orchestra, Muhlenberg Brass Quintet, Class of 1979 Executive Council, Cardinal Key Society, Moravian Orchestra, Muhlenberg Musical Association, Pep Band, Who ' s Who, Intercollegiate Band and Orchestra. TM Ofyiuli£enlxc C3o££cg e- 1975 79 The 1979 Yearbook is a delightfully insightful eyeful of Muhlenberg people, myths, mush, sports, warts, clubs, flubs, songs, bongs, sadness, badness, and all the non- sense and wisdom that made it a year like no other. The year of Three Mile Island was also the year of the 1979 Yearbook eloquent proof of the balance of nature. — John Ravage, director of college relations “There is a history in all men’s lives,” and this is the chronicle of the class of ’79. Seventy-nine with the year of disastrous tidings, not to comment upon the doings of our senior class, — of SALT and skylab, of the gas crunch and three mile island, and of the Arab-lsreali unpleasantness — but it was, closer to the heart, the year of the joys and tribulations recorded in these annals. It may be that for the 370 members of your class, this history will be read when Toynbee and Gibbon are forgotten. — Dr. Harold Stenger Jr., dean of the college JOSTEN’S jj§! 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