Northeastern State University - Tsa La Gi Yearbook (Tahlequah, OK)

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The Inside Story' Opening 2 Campus Life 8 Academics 52 Organizations 82 Greeks 120 Sports 134 People 164 Index 226 Closing 236 TSA - LA - 1988 Volume 62 It's No Secret Anymore! "aw fb LQ. ' b "E, we O C - c' 0 nn 5. is 3 3 C fp 3 Q : 0 Q. 5. 5 0 3. I I7 o .. 3 O N 9 Fr Z 0 C 3 E, 3 5 Q 3' E m o 0 5' U' 0 5' .S E 2 -2' o a. C o EE o 3 m :I Q. m 3 0 7 3' c B 0 : ... E Q. 3 .T 5 3 ., -. s,--'x,1.- W. 5 --1-W" wal " 0 , -A i 3 ,, - o -, f 3 , 0 : ... :f va C -. cn W m :L n 6 , 2 k f r 0 ' 4 :. o f G, , 29. Za Q: EEZ OO. 0 Ss .,-. -af 22 49. QU -as 's gin. 3- gg Q2 95 - 2 DU 2:8 D94 ms 59 22 TS 52. 3 52 is :Q 0 58 au 05 g-1 '12 IO fu 'U gi' 0 SE "0 Sm Q3 -VU TC OU 'U Es as 55 go :E -0 as JU Us 22 go 22' QQ is a 2.. Q: ,NC 32 9.3 95 55 X3 09. 315' E0 J2- "':r 0 E. Q. Q G 'J Q O O - U S is a Q Q -4 I FH :P CD -I f'l"l 70 Z iii 5 l'T'l C Z 4 l'l'l 70 P2 -4 -4 5' I I' ITI O C JP AI 9-Db fa mb CPI U10 me -Ln: E! A CD P NI O CD Q Opening rl, We, . -- Q I J .it '7 'ng 1, zw""' QA ff' u .'- ' xzutifwsgx if f!!,f- Psst ooo Eh., , 'VVXAJC1 Sure, we used to be a small teachers college hidden in the heart of Green Country. Granted, not too many people knew about us, but that has all changed. As enrollment figures climbed and dorms filled to capacity, we stepped into the position of the fastest growing four- year university in the state. But we had much more than numbers. We had individuals who showed hope in the future by seeking knowledge and edu- cators that took pride in teaching. We were visited by various personali- ties including a former president and a well-known actor and enjoyed entertain- ment from the Broadway cast of 'Music Man" and our annual Boare's Heade Feaste. People noticed. Our fame grew. There was no denying, the news was spreading! Ending good entertainment is never a problem on campus. From shows at the Playhouse to dramas presented by the Al- pha Psi Omega fraternity there were always theatrical amuse- ments. River City Player Chaz Durham thrilled audiences with spectacular dance routines. iPhoto - Todd Johnsonj Division Page 2 'iw s ' 'si K, 14 1 1 v 115 Qi, ya? , W wg 3 .. 6 -., .. r t , . AW . .4 1 . 4 ' f Wi' .df sf 325:11 -fiiky . if , . J"1-.4.s:'.f-,UL - gr' - .1 5. Lu A A oh, .s ,,. ,.- .. .t- ' - W'-.ef . 'eu if ff- ,A-5 ,i aj ,, ff., . . ' ' '1-'ii 1 l b ". . ' 'f' .. ,gl .ui 4.f"',g,i - f -A .. ia .i."'. -cf , eff , A 'ii . .."f" 4 1'-'vv'S?DK'5".w't::.f mf ,a A ... ff-5 K This is one of the friendliest campuses in the state. We have a system that works. People care about each other, 27 - President W Roger Webb Many students find our campus a breath taking sight as fall changes the leaves to shades of red, yellow and gold. Our university nestled in the midst of Green Country provides a tranquil atmosphere for educa- tion. iPhoto A Mike Brownj The News Was Spreading ! .es Our Christmas festivities feature a myriad of amusement. A willingness by guests to participate in Boare's Heade is ex- pected. Tod Vogt raises a puppet encouraging his table to sound their loudest in an "Animal Noises" contest. iPhoto - Mike Brownj Opening week is filled with activities and everyone is en- couraged to participate. Stacy Shenwood, Tina Smalley and Shannon Briggs watch comical skits performed by organizations at an introduction pep rally. iPhoto - Mike Browni ieautiful days are plentiful as spring approaches. This kind of weather ,es students as they journey to and from classes. On days like these as sometimes difficult for students to forget about the recreational :ities so close to campus. iPhoto - Mike Brownj CWS iopeitigng 3j.f ww' 3 1 9' ,ff 1' , if ff 36 f f 1 '-Q 'M ,f .. M:g"5"'H6unfi'i ZV w 'P 1 'vw , 'X fig. 2 ,f x K 'Av ...J,1' K K . 4 "W , ,WT fw-PL 5 A ...ll , 2 C ! -.fi-ga , figuggffis ,waf,f" - -M1 , f?'fmifwf f ,ua .V M , f.a,1g,.. ,H , .ww .,i..h wiv if S - , .fa 4. 4 v 'N-1.x --ii f gi 2 Q 'Wie Wet weather has no effect on loyal fans. Enthusiasts, prepared for the elements of Mother Nature, fill the stands and cheer the Ftedmen on to victory at the homecoming football game. fPhoto - Mike Brownj Actor William Windom treats a campus audience to an unforgetta- ble performance of his one-man show "Thurber ll." The show was Win- dom's way of paying tribute to one of the most prominent humorists of the 20th century. fPhoto - Mike Brownl Vfdiffg ., if it E . .. A display entitled, "Deep Space Art", is presented by the Interna- tional Aerospace Hall of Fame. Chairwoman Kate Baum provided infor- mation to visitors catching a glimspe of the moon rock. iPhoto - Mike Brownj Many students can be found along the sidewalk between the Jour- nalism Building andthe Fine Arts Auditorium enjoying a break from class- es. Retaining walls that border both sides of the walk were just the right height for seats. Gary Savage expresses to friends his joy in the results of an exam, iPhoto - Nicole Hauserl KQMY, Opening Oklahoma Intercollegiate Conference Track and Field champs per- form as well on the road as they do at home. Pole vaulter Terry Thorne attempts to top the bar on his final run in the conference finals meet held on campus. tPhoto - Mike Brownl Almost everyone on campus manages to find time for a competitive day on the Illinois River. Robbie Robinson, relay-race participant, cools his heels at the midway point and watches as teammates and the come petition take off toward the finish line. iPhoto - Mike Brownl f - Team work proves essential in basketball. The Lady Reds took pride in working together In the hopes that observations would pay-off, play- ers listen to the instruction of head coach Ken Willis during a time-out in a contest with Phillips University. The Ladies managed to come off the court with a 78-61 victory. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj Pep rallies top the list of campus events to attend. Onlookers en- thusiastically supponed school teams as well as performers. The Majes- tics, a favorite group of performers, get students involved in supporting the Redmen on their way to the last conference game of the football sea- son, iPhoto - Mike Brownl Sideline talk during the game keeps team members informed of what be expected. Assistant coach Eddie Jackson talks to nose guard Yandell about an offensive play against the Evangel Crusaders. Mike Brownl lf'l, lg 51. W if l Keeping an eye on the ball is often difficult for soccer players. Phil Members ol a good team can anticipate what's coming and realize We 'M irkley maintains control while Missouri Southern players try to make what needs to be done, Quarterback Jim Flahe drops back for a pass 1 ' steal. The Redmen fell, final score 1-4, fPhoto - Todd Johnsonj attempt to Ronald Wright, which was completed for a 154yard gain in a f,: 1-rv . - -,fn qi, M. I , match with Northwestern College Rangers. iPhoto - Mike Brownl if f ,s.3,f zg " ' - . 5'+t,. Vs 41' . f is ' 'V Opening 7 1 t Campus Life Psst. . . We talked. We danced. We played. We even studied. We had chit-chats in the cafeteria, we scoped things out along the breezeway and had many a late-night gathering in the dorms. We flocked to Lake 'Ienkiller and the Il- linois River for fun in the sun and built snowmen during Januaryls winter blast, recorded as the state's largest snowfall since 1927. From the first day jitters to our final good-byes we did our best to squeeze as many hours as possible of study and fun into everyday. Yes, it was true, with campus life there was always more than met the eye! ir "W Division Page J 8 X. A i 'L .ig i "" Vt' Q9 7 rm ft N -sr A W, .1 x SYQX X W.. -'X' . wi-.4 K Between special activities and annual events, living on campus was always something to do. 17 - Melissa Moore Student support can be important to a team's success. Campus frater- nities and sororities made a point of sitting together and hoped that their combined efforts would encourage the football Ftedmen. iPhoto - Mike Brownj great, there was More Than Met The Eye Campus residents bring many personal items into their dorm rooms trying to make them seem more like home. Many students came prea pared for a long stay, and hoped that special touches would make their rooms more pleasurable. iPhoto - Mike Brownj During football season, enthusiasts rarely have a problem finding a game to watch. On one occassion, Corbin Jarvis couldn't decide which of his favorite teams to keep up with. At Gable Field he supported the Fledmen while listening to his other favorite on the radio. iPhoto ' Mike Brownl Participation in recreational events helps many relieve stress. It wasn't necessary to be a player to get involved in sporting events. Soccer fans Lynn Haueter and Paula Oberg, watch as the season opener gets under way. iPhoto - Mike Brownl K....., 5 Campus Life 4 ,. ,W Cold Feet Something experienced by many until ice breaker activities warmed things up. In Hawaii they say "aloha", in the Deep South they greet with "hi y'all", but on campus a simple "howdy" says a lot. During the first week of school the Fiedmen said it in many ways.- Aher completing the first day of classes, students, faculty and administration gathered to share in a com- mon interest, eating watermelon. The watermelon feed, held on the grounds of the Fitness Center, kicked off an evening of festivity. While waiting for the show to be- gin, an eager audience of students and faculty talked about old times, summer experiences and made new friends while enjoying the ice cold watermelon. As the sun set the grounds became a showplace. Campus organizations showed new arrivals that going to college isn't all work. School organizations present- ed skits in an effort to enlighten and interest new stu- dents in their cause and to help students make the transition to college an easier step. The cheerleaders, the Majestics and the band also participated, helping to make the show a success. The activities had their desired effect. As Muskogee freshman Ann Clouse said, "lt was a lot of fun. It's going to be a great year." Thunder, lightning and high humidity highlighted the next day's events. A forecast calling for light rain turned into a thunderstorm as the "Howdy Dance" got under way. Hundreds of people gathered in the ballroom, shoulder to shoulder, dancing the newest steps to the latest songs. Onlookers observed darkness laced with fluorescent lights, people as far as the eye could see, and sounds of laughter, song and rain flooding the ballroom. "lt was the biggest 'Howdy Dance' turnout in the his- tory of the school," Northeastern Activities Board presi- dent Billy Beets said. "There were easily 3,000 people in attendance. We were really pleased. Thanks to the Greeks and other campus organizations this will be a week to remember." Many students were surprised, to say the least, by the inaugural games. Never in their wildest dreams did they expect any serious competition from the faculty. However, after listening to some pretty bold claims by students, the faculty went to the athletic field and "edu- cated" students in the areas of volleyball tfaculty 2 - students ii and basketball tfaculty 65 - students 631. Due to unforeseen problems tno ropei, the tug-of-war competition was cancelled. This, however, increased the importance of the softball game. Going into that event tworth 10 pointsi, the students were down 6-0 and needed a strong performance to win the game and take the overall competition. That's exactly what happened. By shutting out the faculty 3-0 the students earned their 10 points and came from behind to capture the inau- gural games. The fun and excitement ofthe week played a big part in making new students feel more a part of the cam- pus. Connors transfer student Danny Parson said, "lt's different at a bigger college. lt's really an experience here and much different from what I was accustomed to." As the week came to an end, students and faculty were exhausted from the busy days and fun-filled nights. Everyone was certain the red carpet had been rolled out and we had been welcomed to campus in the tra- dition of true Fiedmen style. 'I Darryl Thomas Mother Nature provides a gorgeous fall afternoon for softball, the event of the inaugural games. Students, with the aid of outfielder K Knight, managed to take the game which moved them ahead of FacuItylStaff team in total points. iPhoto - Nicole Hauserl ng! i 5 7 F ,f .f A . .Lf ... ities l Both teams demonstrate good sportsmanship in ev- ery event ofthe inaugural games. Students Kelly Knight and Katharine Foster snake hands with FacultylStaff team member Debbie Garrett, Library. The softball game proved to be the key to victory for students in the opening week games. iPhoto - Nicole Hauserj After being educated by the FacultylStaff team in the sport of basketball, students try to recapture the No. 1 seat with the volleyball match. Once again stu- dents had to eat their words. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasl lain..-... Old friends reunite and new friends are made at a annual Howdy Week Watermelon Feed. Lisa Trice, B7 Miss Cherokee and Missy Burton, 1987 Miss NSU are a piece of melon before meeting the crowd dur- 1 an introduction pep rally featuring the cheerlead- s, the Maiestios, the band and skits by various mpus organizations. iPhoto - Mike Brownj School organizations entertain the audience with skits and use the opportunity to inform new arrivals of the many clubs on campus. James Roberts, Andy Mal- colm and Tony Grindle found a seat after the waterme- lon feed and watched the show. iPhoto - Mike Brownl 'swf' i Clock Tower That gleaming shine seven stories above campus came from Seminary l-lall's clock tower, after being refurbished with copper. The plastic cone atop the 100-year-old struc- ture was replaced, along with the rotted wood beneath the cone. The 310,000 renovation project took place between the summer and tall terms because of possible dangers with the l00-foot scaffolding used to complete the tower. Workers finished one day early and under budget, ac- cording to Bob Patrick, Ir., physical plant director. "We are very proud ol the way the clock tower turned out, The copper gleam changes from minute to minute, depending on the time of day," Patrick said. "I thought touching up the clock tower was an excellent idea. The new copper cone added a great deal to the overall appearance oi the building and to the entire campus as well," said Tom Cottrill, division chairman of Arts and Letters who oc- cupies office space in the stately old building. The first building on cam- pus, Seminary Hall opened in 1887 as a school and living quarters for Cherokee wom- en. The tower served as our symbol of recognition on many campus brochures as well as billboards throughout Green Country, it also provid- ed a melody on the hour from the topmost point of campus. T .vovfiw J Dedication Students and townspeople gathered in the spirit of pride and appreciation. The chili dogs were hot and so was the spirit as Tahlequah and Northeastern enthusiastically celebrated the fourth annual Pride and Appreciation Day. Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and local folk turned out for the annual event. Festive flavors of green and white prevailed on a beautiful, late summer after- noon. Balloons and streamers swayed in the breeze and signs proclaimed "NSU Pride", "You are in Redmen Country", and "The Redmen Romp". The marching band played the Redman fight song which echoed off building walls, signaling the approach- ing parade and filling children's eyes with a look usually reserved for Santa Claus. A "noise" contest followed with the loudest organization winning a free float trip. Drawings for shopping sprees at local merchants were also held. Participation of area businesses helped make the annual event a special occasion. "I think it's neat the town and college got together and did this," said student Jack Reavis, Tahlequah resi- dent. "I noticed many natives came out and along with the students and the many organizations and business- es who donated everything from hot-dogs to paper plates, made the day a big success." Participants then gathered for chili dogs, ice cream and drinks in the town square. Everyone was treated to the music of Joe Davis and the Northeastern Jazz Ensemble. Standing among the crowd holding a plate- ful of gigantic "dogs", student Dana Clark said, "lt's like standing on a street corner in New York City, only better." Clark took a bite and continued, "Now I really feel like I'm there. I think l'm going to catch a Woody Allen flick and eat the rest of these hot-dogs!" No, it's not New York. It's better. The Majestics, the cheerleaders and the band kept the action going with a pep rally and introduced play- ers and coaches from both the football and soccer teams. "The event coincided with the 200th birthday of our constitution which allows all of us to come together in the first place," said Reavis. "Without the constitution itself, it's possible that none of this would be happen- ing...we are very fortunate to live in America." During the afternoon citizens showed support for our nation's constitution by taking pen in hand to sign a document with the inscription - WE THE PEOPLE... OF NORTHEASTERN STATE UNIVERSITY AND TAH- LEQUAH, OKLAHOMA BELIEVE IN AND SUPPORT THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. It was obvious dedication was the key ingredient that brought the university, townspeople, and downtown mer- chants together to show the pride and appreciation felt for one another. H Benny vanscnuyver Campus Life w , . . nt I if ei 2 Competition during the noise parade was one of many contests that took place on Pride and Appreciation Day. Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity marched inthe parade and made enough noise to win the competition. First place entitled them to a free float down the Illinois River iPhoto - Mike Brownj Faculty and administration made the day even more special by shl ing that they too were just regular folks, Doug Quinn, director Spc Information, helped out by serving hot-dogs at the annual Pride and i preciation Day celebration. iPhoto - Mike Brownj ...Bi Pride and appreciation were expressed In various ways by me throughout the campus and the community. Missy Burton, Miss Nl 1987, traveled down the path ol the parade adding her own special bea to the event. fPhoto - Mike Brownj 'ni Q J . Wig. .9 +- We ' A up M Green and whlte could be found everywhere re veallng participants lnterest In the university Not only did the Majestics march in the parade, they also per- formed lor onlookers in the town square. iPhoto - Mike Brownj Pride and Appreciation Day is definitely an event lor everyone. Friends gathered to march the parade route and show their support for the university and Tahlequah, iPhoto - Mike Brownj f --- -Y Y---f Pride 8 Appreciation 1 3 lf Disney Homecoming Despite Wet Weather sunshine filled the hearts of participants and onlookers. Though blue skys would have been nice, the wet day wasn't a problem, considering we had a winning team, talented performers and enthusiastic fans. The theme chosen for the slate of events was "A Disney Celebration". Many joined the fun and helped transform the campus into a miniature Disneyland. For the first time prizes were offered for building and office decorations. The office of Financial Aid took first place in the building category, literally becoming a castle with popular Disney characters scattered across the lawn. In the office division Business Affairs came away with the win. A clear October evening was the setting of the pep rally and bonfire held the night before the game. A mass of students, alumni and faculty feasted on hot-dogs and Pepsi while being entertained by speakers and perform- ers who participated in the festivities. They introduced the football team who urged fans to come to the game and cheer them to victory. Homecoming queen candi- dates were also introduced. The audience was treated to the talents of Redmen feature twirler Sheila Bohon who performed a splen- did routine. The evening was then capped off with more performances, accompanied by the band, featuring the cheerleaders and the Majestics. About 300 alumni began the next day's events early with the traditional Letterman's and Women's Club breakfasts. The parade was next on the program. Mickey Mouse and friends led the procession of stu- dents and participants displaying the 20 floats which contained many beloved Disney characters. As float en- trants proudly headed forthe starting point, it was rain- ing. Toilet paper was already falling out of the chicken wire, and some entrants noticed that whoever painted the group's name on the float misspelled it. Then, they looked around and saw that Cinderella's slippers were muddy and someone else's Mickey had wet ears. No, the floats weren't perfect, but the efforts were appreciat- ed by the crowd. No parade could be considered complete without the precision marching and spirited music of area bands and our parade was no exception. Tahlequah High School carried the 4A-5A division in the band compe- titiong lnola captured 3A honors and Kansas High School took first in the 1A-2A Spot. Following the parade about 140 guests attended the Awards Luncheon. Dr. Leon Perry Woods, Jr., Fort Smith, Ark. physician was named Outstanding Alum- nus. There were five Citation of Merit awards given. Recipients were Dr. Kent Lashley, Gwen Moss McKee- man, Orville Shapley, Dr. Ralph Whitworth and an or- ganization, the Descendants of the Cherokee Seminaries Students. Pre-game activities featured our marching band as they dedicated a percussion instrumental to alumni Our theme brought together an array of lovable characters. Costume as Disney stars, students enthusiastically lead the parade showing scho spirit as they wave to onlookers. iPhoto - Mike Brownl p 15 it es. .ll . Campus Life U Many of Walt Disney's fascinating cartoon personalities join th 4 V VV V WV V1 Mejestics and the Redman cheerleaders to provide a spectacular hal lag time show. Weeks of preparation and hours of rehearsal went into mal l 4 ing the event a success. iPhoto - Mike Brownj z ,i,,,,,, .V 'WY . LM I, " M' iff'-l,f,,1f.,..N V inning first-place, the float boasting a floppy- :I baby elephant, came to us from the imaginations :lustrial ans and technology students. Despite the that most floats were sagging by the end of the de, the efforts expended in construction were evi- . fPh0f0 - Mike Brownl 'V I 1 Defense is a major factor in the battle for a homecoming victory. The Fledmen defensive line ties up an Evangel fallback, and leads the team to a 2245 win. fpnoro - Mike Brownl l A muddy field has to be overcome by the play- ers. Though the mud made for slipping and slid- ing the fans encouraged the Redmen to keep going. iPhoto A Mike Brownl ii . 45 yi I-4 . i xl C' . - , .5 ' . .fu ' .-'AA gy ,, Us ' - I l to , M' W' . .ii ' 1 iF1"' t 5 . if I +4 . ,,,,i -, 2 , N .gr W h ,F ke ',,'3" ,X ... "W .j: -I ., X .sf ., fA M' ' '- t :' . . LL' in ' -1' at . 1.aif'.e, -f'.f' " "fi" we 'S .M . ,Q B 6 g 1 Q -I, 4. ' f L. A little rain didn't stop our loyal fans. Students, alumni, faculty and staff filled the stands along with area residents and enjoyed the competition. iPhoto - Mike Brownl Everyone involved expands a great deal of ef- fon to make the gala a success. Mary Beth deStelguer watches various performers at the bon- fire pep rally held on the crisp autumn evening be- fore the big game. iPhoto - Todd Johnsonl fe. . , Homecoming iw' is Homecoming and Tahlequah residents. The alumni Majestics joined the current team for a spectacular performance. The Redman and Evangel College struggled on a rain-soaked Gable field to a scoreless first quarter Quar- terback Calvin Johnson connected on a 12-yard touch- down pass to tightend Walt Pesterfield, and Jerry Springer's extra point gave the Redmen a 7-O lead with 9:22 remaining in the second period. Evangel Crusaders roared back, elasping only one minute and 37 seconds when quarterback John Price teamed with flanker James Feazell on a 70-yard bomb, tying the score 7-7. With 53 seconds left, tailback John Brown rambled eight yards for another touchdown, the extra point attempt was unsuccessful. The Redmen left the field with a 13-7 halftime lead. During halftime activities, junior Mary Beth deSteiguer fdaughter of John and Mary Jo deSteiguer, alumnij was crowned homecoming queen. Jamie Woo- dy was named first runner-up. Other members of the royal court were Sherri Greer, Paula Linville and Mary Ann Zoellner. Outstanding Alumnus Dr. Woods and Citation of Merit award winners were introduced. Our band, cheerlead- ers, the Majestics and the Entertainers performed a delightful Walt Disney medley concluding the intermis- sion festivities. After battling back-and-forth for 12 minutes, the Red- men broke away from the Crusaders and scored nine points in a 17 second span. The Fiedmen were credit- ed with a safety when Evangel intentionally grounded the ball in their own end zone at the 2:45 mark of the third period. Fullback Kevin Rucker then sprinted 48-yards for paydirt and Springer added the extra point, expanding the margin 22-7, Ftedmen. Midway through the fourth quarter, Evangel Crusaders concluded the scoring on a 22-yard halfback option play from Charles Bowers to James Feazell with running back Drew Smith going for the conversion which provided the 22-15 outcome. Sometimes homecoming didn't turn out quite as it was planned. Sometimes it turned out better. Return- ing graduates were able to renew friendships and recap- ture memories, while current students made their own memories. lt is true the weather didn't cooperate. We had wet onlookers, muddy fields, some droopy floats and more than a few mussed hairdos, but that didn't stop devoted fans from turning out to celebrate a spec- tacular Homecoming. vm wtf 31 ' .te xi Campus Life .K 6 ,T gfl sv kg, - 1. 1-,r-ws t' W X T 1 Mickey Mouse and crew of Disney friends conduct the parade, kick- ing off the day's activities. This cast of characters came to us from vari- ous student organizations who elected members to serve as costumed cartoon stars. iPhoto - Daniel Jerseyl it ,sie pite nasty fall weather halftime activities are out with Fiedmen style. Mary Beth deSteiguer her crown while Terry Williams stands at her 7 . Nicole Hausert 'Y f 'Q Q-A I in J. .5 .A 7 1 ' , . . ,","1,' fv 'item I I 6, I ,,Y6,3?f ,. st. , . V Q it In 5 .t - A ll , I ,p- 16 X u Q ear bla .f,,',.r W f f .ii , X' .,Wa,.ni"' rr, G f,kV I -,Q , ,. . my Q film, Q ',,,,. tha' - The excitement ofthe day is enhanced as Mickey Mouse, played by Jana Hightower, parades school spirit during halftime activities. The intermission show was orchestrated through the cooperative efforts of var- ious student organizations and the Office of Student Affairs. iPhoto - Todd Johnsoni At the start of the contest with Evangel College, David Steinberg and Rick Bishop follow a kick-off tra- dition anci raise their helmets high. Overcoming a rain soaked field the Ftedmen fought their way to a 22-15 win and provided a perfect ending for the celebration. iPhoto - Todd Johnsoni Alcohol Alert , . A-s..lT,..l, M . ..,.. .,,, ,qm..t.l,,,y,3 . ", t M I 1 I lima I' Trends in Teen iff 71 Changes for the Bette and for the WQYSC 2 " G-I6odot me me mu -mm aww N E VV S 'K " ',QDi:'i2'f?i'lf'iinit i For the second consecutive year our university, in con- junction with other universi- ties around the nation, participated in the National Collegiate Alcohol Aware- ness Week. One factor that directly ai- tected us was that the weeks slate ot activities fell on the same week as homecoming. The Counseling and Career Center was responsi- ble for Coordinating the event. Counselors were avail- able at the center for help in the areas of eating disorders and drug or alcohol abuse, Carol Young, coordinator and counselon was in charge of the presentation. " It was very significant that this came during homecoming, ct time when many students drink more heavily," Young said. "Our goal was to encourage students to be aware of the dangers of alcohol abuse and to give them more infor- mation on how to make responsible decisions regard- ing the use of alcohol," stat- ed Young. Films such as "D.W.I.", a documentary about drinking and driving featuring the hue story ot LA, Dodgers pitcher Bob Welch were presented. Workshops, displays and lec- tures were on the schedule. Dianne Barker, Cherokee County assistant district attor- ney and Ieroi Bowles, Hill- crest Medical Center therapist were among the professionals on campus en- couraging students to be aware. Homecoming l 7 Packed Tight Record-breaking enrollment figures caused overcrowding in the dorms. In case you didn't notice, a rise in the number of students meant longer lines, additional applicants for finan- cial aid and more bodies roaming around campus. The number of students reached an all time high this year. Fall figures topped the previous record and boasted a total of 8,1283 while spring enrollment main- tained the numbers with 8,041 students. Both tallies shattered last year's records. According to the College Press Service, the nation- al college student population was bigger than ever despite predictions offered by the U.S. Department of Education that it would decline as the number of 18- to 25-year-olds in the U.S. decreased. About 12.5 million students registered for classes, up from 12.4 million the previous year. In 1982 the depart- ment predicted that only 12.1 million would show up on campuses in 1987. ln the late seventies, demographers almost universally projected annual college enrollment declines from 1981 through 1991. The department attributed the growing enrollment figures to the increasing numbers of older and part-time students, women, minorities and foreign students on campuses across the nation. f Personal items add comfort when dealing with the emotions of be- ing away lrom home. Kelly Rogers settles her stuffed animals in for a year at college, iPhoto - Angela Stovalll Dorms aren't the only places with lots of people. Classes, the Snack Ban the Cue Bowl and even the sidwalks felt the increased number of students. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasi Er' Campus Life if 8 i Nowhere was the number of students on campus more evident than in resident halls. The number of stu- dents who lived in university housing reached the ca- pacity of 1,52O. Arlan Hanson, director of housing said, "No one was turned away from housing, but measures had to be taken to double up resident assistants to ac- commodate the number of students who sought space in the dorms." Traditionally, there were more female than male stu- dents living on campus. This year, however, the situa- tion was reversed with male halls, primarily Hastings and Logan, being more than full. Talking Leaves, whose contract was close to expiration, occupied two wings of the Leoser complex. lt was hoped that this space would be ready for student occupancy in the fall of 1988. Average college growth in Oklahoma stood at 6 per- cent. Ours was 27.9 percent overall, making us the fastest growing four-year university in the state. Despite this growth, state funding was unable to keep up the pace and no plans for housing expansion were made. A ei Q, ' , , v n 1 . .5 MV -J' Q H 4 . -. z. ,Q 5 f O 3. 1 ' Q.- f t 14 5 . I -s Q , .. . Moving in and out with every break is something students must learn to deal with. For Netitia Walker. bringing her things back to campus af- ter the breaks was becoming routine. iPhoto - Angela Stovalll M mi, ,s Bn... Pool becomes a favorite pastime for many dorm resi- Entertainment sometimes calls for creativeness when trying to come up with something to fill the time. Eric Frisillo, Mike Stevens, Pat Thomas and Jett Clark pass the evening with a game of spades. tPhoto - Darryl Thomasl Dorm rooms provide students with a quiet place to study, sometimes. While roommates are out, Sean Tomlinson takes advantage of an opportunity to read in peace. tPhoto - Darryl Thomasl i 5 . .M a,.,..w.w-v-v-www li-fl-qgnetic Effect In the past students had to carry a school identification card, a meal pointlhousing card, and a fitness center card. Getting these cards was usually routine, but this year, identification cards had a magnetic effect. With the new system, old l.D.s were replaced by cards with a magnetic strip which retained all the necessary student information, Students received their new identification cards in the fall. lt resembled the old card but has an added mag- netic, strip which facilitates the automating system. . There was a S4 charge as- sessed to cover the price of the card itself as well as an additional S1 fee each subse- quent semester for the main- tenance of the new system. "The new card increased services and reduces abuse of the old system," said Bob Smith, Auxiliary Services. "There were a number of headaches with the new sys- tern, but it has been working. We are coming into the Zlst century." The system was increased in November, adding mechanics to automate checking out library books, and a system to charge in the bookstore will be added by the fall of 1988. lt will take time to work out all the bugs, as it does with any new system, but for hav- ing just one card to keep up with, it was well Worth the effort. rits. Fred Simms always managed to find time foratriend- k Sqygllkigg Dorms 3 game or two after class. tPhoto - Darryl Thomasl i With homework completed, students occasionally found themselves with nothing to do, or were too tired to look. This was a perfect time for relaxing in front ol the T.V. and watching a favorite program. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj Responsibility comes with the position of desk atten- dant. One of the many duties was to keep up with school property. Attendant Cheryl Parham checks out a game to Amy Honea. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasl When it seemed as though dorm room walls began to close in students sought relief in many places. Brent Keith, John Zaferes, Mike Stevens, Mike Lasley, Keith Pentico and Andrew Zaferes found room to breath in the 'EV lounge of South- west Leoser, iPhoto - Darryl Thomasl Dorm life is definitely a memorable experience. Moving in and out between semesters was almost al- ways a dreaded experience. Recruiting as much help as possible made the task a little eaisei: Even though it wasn't much fun, Carmin Tecumseh managed to keep a smile on her face. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasl X s x 3. Q QQ ' Ns ..,,..........--4.-..... On Their Own Leaving mam and dad behind, students experienced life away from heme. The noise ripped through the wall. lt was the fourth time this week. She tried to hide under two blan- kets, but it just wouldn't muffle the steady rythmn of the music. Finally, hours later, quiet. Sleep at last. Life in a dorm was at times a great experience, but it had some drawbacks. Noisy neighbors was one of them. "The noise some nights was just unbearable. It was really upsetting when you were trying to sleep and the music from next door would vibrate the wall," sopho- more Deirdere McCarthy said. Most students looked forward to new freedom when they left home. At last, freedom from all those petty rules and regulations. Well, not quite. In their place came new problems and a new set of rules. About 1,400 students made their home in university housing this year. Packed like sardlnes, the closeness was often just too much. While adequate for sleeping and socializing, it was sometimes difficult to find the quiet needed for study and concentration. "The dorm was for sleeping. The library was for studying. lt was easier because there were no phone calls or other things to interrupt you," said Becky Pen- nington. But there was a light side to dorm life. According to senior Cheryl Parham it was a perfect place to social- ize. "The social environment of the dorms was what made them appealing. You had a lot of friends. You could always find something to do. You lost that when you lived off-campus." Economics figured into housing decisions. For most, off-campus living was just too expensive. Other students felt life on their own was better with fewer restrictions. "lt was more fun living off-campus. You didn't have 00 -...1 to live by so many set rules. It was also cheaper, if you had enough roommates to keep the rent low," Scott Harlow said. For many students off-campus living wasn't an op- tion to be considered. All students living off-campus were requried to be at least 21 years old or a junior be- fore the first day of classes of the fall semester. Of course, married students could live on their own, and most did as there was always a waiting list for married student housing. Even for commuters living off cam- pus, that status had to be established. Dorm life had lots of advantages. You had your own room toften sharedj, enough food points to tide you over till the end of a semester jsupposedlyj, set hours for visitation jwhich were never long enoughj and plenty of friends fto offer help when neededj. Yes, students arrived thinking authority was a thing of the past. Surprise! On arrival they discovered it wasn't quite what they expected. Now there was a new set of rules and new authority figures. Resident assistants became the generals, armed with rosters, ready to do battle. And do battle they did, but treaties were signed, and conflicts resolved. So, life without authority was a pipe dream. The rules of home were replaced with rules for living on campus. Nonetheless, dormitory life was a mixture of things -- some fun, some friends, some frustrations, even a few enemies. But all in all, it was well worth the stay. 'n Darryl Thomas Articles from home help make a person feel more at ease. For stu- dents separated from the security of family and friends, any reminder of home was a big help. Brian Simms made his room unique and dis- played his own sense of style. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj Lifgln A Dorm 21 No More Wyly Expansion left residents Wondering Where they would be forced to move. Residents of Wyly Hall dormitory faced relocation in the wake of a decision by university officials to increase the size of the College of Optometry. Affected by the decision were 24 residents of Wyly Hall who were informed the rooms they occupied would be merged into the College of Optometry. Why did the administration persist in this "shoot first and explain later" policy of handling its dorm residents? Was the expansion so urgent that it couldn't have been put off until summer? Officials at the College of Optom- etry could not be reached for comment. President W. Roger Webb said, "Additional space was needed for offices and laboratory facilities. We've imposed on their teaching space for a long time. ln the interest of quali- ty education they just needed more room." The residents, informed in October of their upcom- ing January move, met the news with mixed feelings. "The optometry department is important to the school, but so are dorm residents," said Jose Rojas, Tulsa junior. "The optometry department has waited several years, why couIdn't they have waited one more semester and done the renovations after school was out?" questioned Rojas. "lt would have been so much eaiser for the stu- dents and the Housing Office." At least one resident raised the question: Did Hous- ing break the contract each dorm resident must sign? "l felt our housing contract should not have been r . 1 iucxso our bgevvmv HALL AT eff' fn Y 4' "Wf- Qf L I . 1. 9 - 'Bye "ATT ' a "Hr 'fi V '., f if ff -1 Lx-as as l-manks ovrommvri' ' Students express their feelings in unique ways, Wyly residents designed a tee-shirt that displayed how they felt about the forced mid- term move. The back of the shirt was adorned with all of the residents signatures. fPhoto - Darryl Thomasj Campus Life broken," said David Glabas, Westville sophomore. "We signed a one-year contract to live in Wyly, which was a quiet dorm. lf we had broken our contract, we would have been fined or lost our housing deposit," stated Glabas. Housing Director Arlan Hanson said, 'tHousing con- tracts retained only a space in university dormitories and not necessarily specific halls or rooms." Wyly residents were on the top of the list for mid-term relocation and Housing tried to keep the residents together. This task could not be accomplished. The Housing Office, caught in the middle, had to rely on rooms vacated during the interim and ended up plac- ing the evicted residents in various dorms across campus. Wyly Hall was one of the most sought after dorms on campus. The limited number of rooms made living in Wyly a special honor. The students who lived there had a certain spirit not seen in other dorms. Where else could you call and hear, 'Radio Station W-Y-L-Y taking your request'? When we lost Wyly Hall for good, we lost more than just 12 needed rooms. Another unique part of our campus fell by the wayside. lu Doug Terry New equipment will help optometry students keep up with the la technology in their field of study, The decision to expand the spei ized college was a much needed step in the right direction, but met criticism as to the way it was handled. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj fy- , . if sm .MHZ Advanced technology replaces the residents of Wyly Hall. Seve pieces of optometry equipment had been stored for quite some time. l these machines to be accessible to students, expansion was a nece: ty. fPhoto - Darryl Thomasj i ..,...,........,.c...,,.... Mt 'ill' -..WM N he tial tg! es R4 33-Gail 9 The inconvenience of an interim move is overcome by inhabitants ol Wyly Hall. Trying to keep evicted resi- dents happy proved to be a difticult task lor the Hous- ing Office. Scott Woodruff made one more trip out ol Wyly with the last of his belongings. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasi Previously someone's home away from home, an empty room awaits renovation. Wyly Hall dorm rooms also tell victim to the expansion. Quads were disas- sembled and replaced with laboratories tor vision stu- dents. 1Photo - Darryl Thomasj Midniglf-11 Prisoners li you tried to get into a dorm after midnight you probably found a locked door. When the number of thefts on campus started ris- ing, campus police asked that the doors to all resident halls be locked at midnight and remain locked until 8 a.m, Blaine Villines, campus police investigator said, "Be- tween luly and December 28 personal property thefts were reported at a total loss of 57835. Of these losses the to- tal recovery rate was only 351500, Which is high com- pared to national figures." in an effort to alleviate thefts, a new program was started on campus. The pro- gram, Operation I.D., consist- ed of having your social security number etched on goods such as televisions, stereos, bicycles or other items of value. "A thief usually passes over an item that has a social security number on it," stat- ed Villines. It wasn't believed that the program would help to catch the person who stole an item, but that it would help a victim trying to recover sto- len goods. According to Villines, "When a piece of stolen mer- chandise was recovered, to get it back you had to prove it was yours." With the new program and the added security of locked doors, students didn't seem to mind being prisoners after midnight. filikikyifilalfi .,-n.- j gag... c. 2 3 V Determination and patience are also virtues of the mature studt - Lori Griffin relys on the combined experience of Tim Dorsey, spring 4 tor of The Northeastern, and Norman Torrez, staff member, to help g solve a problem. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasl Starting a college education after years of Working Was hard for many students. F or the non-traditional student tthose over age 25j getting a college education called for big adjustments in finances, family life and learning how to be a good student. Going back to school became more and more and still had study habits, but as time went on I real- popular, according to Dr. Charles Galbraith, professor of education. "Compared to when I started teaching here in 1966, it seems to me as though we are getting a much more mature student," he explained. Statistics from Admissions and Fiecords supported Galbraith's observation. Figures showed the number of students over 25 totaled 4,161, while the number un- der 25 was slightly less at 4,119. The reasons students came back to school were as varied as the people. Many teachers returned to recertify in other fields because of the problems with the state's economy and lack of funding for state schools. In order to get and keep a job teachers were seeking certification in more than one area. Other students, especially women, returned to fulfill their occupational dreams after their children were grown. Some were forced to seek an education in order to support their families. Whatever the reason, older students had one thing in common, the struggle of adjusting to student life. "lt was hard learning to take notes again - to think again," said Barbara Brinkley, Tahlequah, who returned to recer- tify her elementary teaching credentials after working as a hairdresser for 25 years. Patti Maize, Keys, agreed. "Learning to study for a test again was really new to me because I hadn't done it in so many years," she explained. "I also felt a little out of place," added Maize. "A lot of the students seemed so young." For PauIa'Hood, who returned to school after work- ing in the printing industry for 10 years, coming here was a good step. "I like it here because the students are so diverse. At first I felt I had a disadvantage be- ized I had the advantage because I had intentions of learning," she said. Terry Glenn Brackett, Porter, agreed that older stu- dents were actually one up on younger students be- cause of attitude. "I have yet to meet anyone over 24 that doesn't have a positive attitude about their educa- tion. lt's often not the same with younger students," he said. Leon Brashear, Stilwell, summed the subject up say- ing, "l was there because I wanted to be there. It was a lot different 15 years ago when I was in school. Edu- cation means a great deal more to me now." Besides the stress of adjusting to student life and the advantages maturation has, another dimension for the older student was fitting school into a life already full of responsibilities. The hardest strain seemed to be on family life. "lt was extremely difficult for my family," said Brashear. "lt took a lot of time away from them and they had to sacrifice in many ways. My wife took on extra respon- sibilities allowing me to come back," he added. After sifting through all the pros and cons of return- ing to school, most older students felt the advantages outweighed the disadvantages. Many faculty members agreed. "There was no question, the older students were much more focused on learning," said Dr. David Fitzgerald of the math and science division. Dr. Fitzgerald continued, "They were often here be- cause they had an established goal while the younger students were still searching for their path in life. Older students understood what was neccessary to meet their goals. They definitely had an advantage. It wasn't that they were smarter, they were just more experienced." cause so many students were fresh out of high school 'I Paula Linville as j es- ., ,,. W 5 C K gt ---my in News " -A Older students are just like anyone else. Many are involved in stu- Maturity not only means experience but provides a willingness to he dent organizations and share their wisdom with others. Floy Hamilton, Kevin Rentie sometimes found himself relying on the knowledge and editor, Muse magazine, lends a hand to Society of Colleigate Journalist perience ol classmate Pat Smith, who occasionally passed on additit member Stephanie Berryhill. iPhoto - Nicole Hauserl al information. tPhoto - Todd Johnsonj ,WN-f ., ,,-. ,..,.- J-5.. 5-5.17621 M l ' 1M"'rt 0, ' l "fl tl '- 4. Frdfllilf' fuapaanfl? Dvftw ill The age range of students on campus seems to be balanced. Even so, older students who returned to school sometimes telt they were on the outside look- ing in. iPhoto - Norman Torrezl Travel Time Surprisingly populated, one of the state's largest areas of tourism surrounds our university. Enrollment was up and a factor that re- mained stable was that two- thirds of the campus popula- tion consisted of commuters. University classes drew many students from the six county area that surrounded Tahlequah. For commuters the biggest problem seemed to come upon arrival, especially if they had afternoon classes. Finding a place to park, Without walking a half mile to class, became a burden- some, if not impossible, task. The Office of Parking and Traffic took measures to pre- vent those problems by ex- panding and remodeling some ot the parking lots. Tidmore Apartments, form- erly mazried student housing, was vacated and provided a 49-space lot located on Goingsnake Street. Lots at the Fitness Center and Ross Hall were remodeled. Parking was only one problem commuters dealt with While on campus. The opportunity to get involved in university events seemed as big a problem. Efforts were made to plan activities around the entire student population and not just campus and town resi- dents. A student organization for commuters was formed as an outlet tor travelers to voice their ideas on how to keep the majority happy. Older Than Average 25 Balancing Act Student-parents tried to balance their time between school and home. When the weather was too hot or too cold or the sun was too bright, making it all the way across campus to one of those 8 a.m. classes was like a mission impossible. What if you lived 70 miles away and had two chil- dren to get dressed and fed before you could get start- ed? Tulsa senior Carol Collins, mother of two said, "The hard part of being a mother and a student was finding the time to devote to both of them." When asked if she had any suggestions for those contemplating a family while still in school, Collins replied, "My advice would be to go to school first, then start a family. School is harder when you have that responsibility." Fort Gibson sophomore, Debbie Hawkins agreed that the hard part of being a mother and a student was find- ing the time she needed to get everything done. Mother of two, Hawkins said, "One benefit was that it helped me to be more organized." What would Debbie tell someone considering parenthood while still in school? "Go see a psychiatrist. Quickl", she said laughingly. "Looking back I think I have a fair overview of that situation," said Sandy Wagner, university publications director. "lt's certainly not the easiest way to get your education, but it can be done. I returned to school when my older son was only one. l had very little income, two years of education ahead of me and a child to support. lt was tough." "There were advantages," said Wagner. "I was more serious in my studies and had a definite sense of pur- wr v pose - survival! I sometimes envied my friends who could go out in the evenings. I didn't have that option. If you had a choice, I would not recommend getting an education on the 'parent pIan', though I would en- courage parents considering a return to school to do so. It is more difficult, but the results are worth the effort," Father of three, freshman David Garner agreed that finding the time to be a parent and student was the hard part. "The quality time with my kids suffered, and I knew they missed it." Senior Shellie Davis, single parent of one said if she had one complaint it was the absence policy of some professors. "lf my son was sick, he had to come first, and that 'alter-four-absences-you-can't-make-an-A' rule sometimes made things difficult." Although the frustrations that came with parenting and being a student seemed endless, increasing num- bers of student-parents continued to enroll. Juggling schedules, meals and studies created a never-ending tension in their lives, but most were still convinced that down the road, the results made the sacrifices worthwhile. 'n em Kilpatrick Learning usually tops the priority list of most students. Student-parel however, have other responsibilities that rate just as important. Sper ing valuable time with their children was enhanced by attending fami oriented activities sponsored by the university. This parent and her daug ter observe a squirrel they spotted while at a pep rally in the town squa lPhoto - Mike Brownj ill wait Taking time away from studies is essential to raising a family. La Duff made the best of a beautiful fall afternoon by gathering her c dren for a picnic. Outings such as these proved as beneficial for p Campus Life ents as for their offspring. tPhoto - Mike Brownj ,wgggss Clowns entertained children with games and bal- loons after a free lunch in the town square. Parents could be found listening to various speakers brought in by Tahlequah's Mainstreet Association in an effort to enlighten students and area residents. iPhoto - Mike Brownt fb g e ,gn JZ in . X , ,,-sr ' K 2 "Ng ' ., b ,, X , , f- - +- faint .. A , , ,,,t f wax K' A B23 I Y . , A ' 9, I .J . if fa ted sr'- ' is N-5 H" L, . :axe . v ' ,...3,,, K, , A w", . e W n .. ,f wwf -ami. . . vi--K rf -- '.-. +. f' a'rH..y- - , it I Q1 :g??5LJ.,.wr It kiIlX?9-f'iVL ,g. if A petting zoo in the town square provides another opportunity for students to spend valuable time with youngsters. Parents and students were encouraged to participate and share information with the curious young onlookers. iPhoto - Mike Brownl Family Affair For Gloria Hicks, going back to school meant fulfill- ing a dream. A 36-year-old mother of six, Hicks began Work on her education degree in the fall. "I've wanted to go to col- lege lor a long time," said Hicks. "Once my youngest started school, l felt it was my turn." Gloria, wife of Louis Hicks, principal of Ryal Elementary, l-lenryetta, joined her son, Billy Beets, also enrolled on Campus. "l've been out of school for 19 years," said I-licks, "but I knew Billy would help me find my way around." Beets, excited about his mother's dream said, "lt's good for her to meet people. She enjoys school. I really didn't mind having her here." Billy continued to live on campus where he served as chairman of the Northeastern Activities Board, while his mother commutecl horn Hen- ryeua. F or a mother of six and wife of ct principal, education seemed right. "I've had a lot of experience with my kids and my family was so in- volved in learning, I felt an education degree would be perfect," said Hicks. l-licks' husband, who sup- ported her goal, planned to enroll in a graduate course. Kim Hicks, high school stu- dent, intended to make it a family affair by joining her parents and brother after graduation. Cfuden' Farsi? 273f When the weather is nice students can always find something to do with their spare time. When not par- ticipating in school functions, some students created their own merriment. Robert Yadon, co-founder of fris- bee golf, always made time to practice before a tour- nament. iPhoto - Nicole Hauserj .1 X M V,.l,cA,,bbV Students and faculty are encouraged to par- ticipate in campus activities. June Jones, Monica Rountree and Jeff Green took part in the annual Pride and Appreciation Day celebration. iPhoto - Nicole Hauserj The team-relay race down the Illinois River always provides exciting competition. Clay Allen brought his canoe to rest on the bank after the first leg of the race was completed, then proceeded to flnd a place where he could cheer his teammates on to the finish line. iPhoto - Mike Brownj Campus Life Q 2 8 E251 'tt wo. l . - K .. V:., rl. ' t Q QM! P5 'Q K fi V' 4 0. 1' . , . , I.: V1 AY . fat f - rs, .f L-if . 1- ,435 -- - f-.f t L 52 z -'iff . I W , . 1 .E 3 'S R E 4 n Wt P , ft ,,, Time Cut Things began to happen as the clock tower chimed the 5 p.m. tune. After the classrooms were empty and the faculty parking lots were vacated, students began the second part of their day -- night. Whether it was Saturday or Tuesday, everyone managed to find a relaxing way to unwind. At least, most did. Some poor souls spent their evenings with more books. The library became a hideaway as many resigned themselves to late night research. Mike Harmon and Shawn Harris found refuge in their dorm. "lf I went to the library I wouldn't get any study- ing done," Harris said. "I would always see friends and talk to them instead of studying. lf I stayed in my room I could lock the door and make myself study." Other students followed Harmon's example and sought the privacy of home to study or relax. Harris found respite in the lounge. "inthe dorm relaxing, play- ing pool, or watching television was where I would be for a couple of hours after class every day. I wouldn't think about school," Harmon said. "Then l'd try to find a little excitement." The Fitness Center was another favorite place to relieve tension. Students could swim, play racquetball or basketball, lift weights or do aerobics. Some enjoyed just watching the action while others worked up a sweat. There were always other options. It didn't have to be a Saturday night to find some fun. If you wanted action all you had to do was ask. There was always something going on somewhere. Many campus inhabitants rented movies, some joined special interest groups, and others frequented the clubs close to campus. Diamond Lil's Cantina, El Paso's and Granny's Attic provided a place where friends could gather for dancing and refreshments. "We like to dance," said junior Hazel McDowell. "The best place to party had to be EI Paso's on ladies night. It wasn't the place as much as it was the people. So, when quiet settled on the main campus, after- hours entertainment was just getting started in other places. Activities as varied as our students held many captive through much of the night until dawn called them back to responsibility and another day of lectures and books. H Darryl Thomas Attending sports events is a favorite pastime for many students. Soc- cer fans Deann Andrews, Danna Bramwell and Jan Mixon always managed to find time for relaxing on a blanket and enjoying the action on the field. tPhoto - Mike Brownj Students show their school spirit and support our team players by attending the many pep rallies held on campus. Hotdogs and drinls were an additional reward for participation. These enthusiasts did their part in consuming the complimentary refreshments. fPhoto - Nicole Hauserj -if Leisure Time . t- 29 School 8: Work Priorities played an important role in how stu- if dents and teachers spent their time. " For those who divided their time between school and job, finding enough time for everything that needed to be done was often frustrating but had to be accomplished. Going to school might have been enough for some people, but many found that a job after class was es- sential for survival. "I had a rigid schedule, so I had to make time for things that had to be done," said junior Jenny Brophy. Brophy, full-time student and accessories buyer for a furniture store saw advantages and disadvantages to working and going to school. "lt kept my mind active. I wasn't around campus as much as I would have liked. Instead of running around with my friends, I always had to go to work," said Brophy. Joel Sherrill, sophomore, worked 15 to 20 hours a week at a local grocery store. He was also enrolled in 12 hours of classes and was concerned about his job interfering with schoolwork. "When I had to take ex- ams, my job probably had some effect on the results, especially if I had to work the night before," he said. Although making time for classes and a job seemed to be workin itself, Sherrill found that it was a necessi- ty. "Sometimes when l'd get out of class, I really didn't want to go to work. And sometimes after l'd worked at night I really didn't feel like going to class the next morn- ing. lt was something I had to do to get through school," said Sherrill. For some students staying busy had advantages. "lt kept me out of trouble. l'd have had more time to goof off if I hadn't had to work," said sophomore Micah Brown Whether in class or on the job, pleasant days make it difficult to stay inside and keep your mind on what you are doing. Robert Kinkaad took advantage of an unseasonably warm day and did some of his homework outside. tPhoto - Todd Johnsonj Campus kite X53 0 who worked at a restaurant five days a week. Students were not the only ones on campus that found it necessary to work outside the classroom. Dr. Dan DeLoache, professor of education, estimated that 50 percent of the instructors on campus had other jobs as well. "People just couldn't maintain the quality of life they were accustomed to on a teacher's salary. They had to have something else to supplement that income," said DeLoache. Dr. Amy Blackburn, associate professor of education and psychology, maintained a private practice as a licensed counselor in partnership with Dr. Dan Fuller. "I worked most of the day. That was really all I did. That took most of my time. I either taught at night or worked at night," said Blackburn. As part of her job, Blackburn taught counseling, which included a night class in Tulsa once a week in addition to running her practice in Muskogee. Limiting our work to education probably would have been enough for all of us, but somehow our budgets usually didn't agree. It did make a difference to be work- ing at what you had been trained for as opposed to go- ing to classes for six hours, then sewing hamburgers for six hours and then doing homework. For students and teachers alike, there just didn't seem to be enough hours in the day. H Jenny Jackson , Q' jobs, whether on campus or off, are few and far between. Many 1: tions were filled before school even started. CharIle's Chicken emplo Micah Brown, like most toiling students, had to put studies aside after the workday was finished. iPhoto - Nicole Hauserj 'Y '11 1 Being a lull-time student and working 15 to 25 hours a week makes proper time management a must Joel Sherill, Price-Mart employee, had to juggle his time be- tween school and work. iPhoto - Nicole Hauserj For most students, a full day of classes and then work, sometimes leaves them trying to recall il they are coming or going. Sheila Botton made time for her studies on the way to the library. iPhoto - Norman Torrezl " A EI.QPf-il.Y Mixed "For me work has no bearing on my school life. I leave everything behind when I go to work. When I clock out then I'm a student again." - Stephen Burton "If I didnt have to work I might enjoy school more, but working while going to school is good discipline for the future." - Prauttus Samuel "Getting all ol the studying out of the way is hard. Profes- sors expect you in class with all your homework and your boss expects you on the job ready to work. Il's a hard juggle." - lackie Lee "I've worked since my first semester in college. I was lucky enough to find some- thing related to my major field. It helps to go out and apply what you are learning," - Cindy Thomas "I would probably work even if I didn't need the money for school. It would be nice to cut back on the number of hours I work and enjoy school life more." - lack Pike "The jobs are out there, you just have to look. I saw an ad in the school paper, called that same day and the job was in an area in which I had experience. I got the job." - Kerry Sterne "I have a job to help pay for school. It's hard when you have to pay for it yourself." - Dana Adair "Going to school and working two part-time jobs was very demanding, but I knew that it would pay-off in the long run. - Lori Griifin School 81 Work wif ll Fashion Conscious Keeping tabs on the latest helped students story tn touch With style. While most students worked through the summer to pay school fees and rent in the fall, a few had other plans for their hard-earned cash -- new clothes. The quest for the perfect back-to-school wardrobe continued. During the summer many campus coeds searched diligently through dozens of fashion maga- zines and malls to find out exactly what the best dressed students would be wearing in the fall. Students followed basic college strategies when they began buying their fall wardrobes. If clothes couIdn't survive for a few days on the back of a chair, or on a pile in the middle of the floor, then they probably wouldn't survive for very long in a dorm room. Another important reason for durable clothes was not only the treatment they would receive from the student, but also the treatment they would receive from the student's friends, roommate, and the roommate's friends who might also be wearing the clothes. Dress remained casual, reflecting the relaxed friend- liness of our campus and community. Most students got back to basics with the oversized jean jacket, and the ever-popular faded jeans. Most denim clothing had gone through the mill, literally, before being sold in the finer department stores. Acid-washed, stone-washed, and frosted were just some of the terms used to describe the fading process, which made new clothes look worn. Parents couldn't understand why anyone would spend S40 on a pair of jeans that looked like they had been worn for two years. Advertisers claimed it was because, Fashions from the past are hot again! No one ever expected the return of a shirt that was popular in the 1960s, but when cold weather rolled in so did the turtleneck. Michelle Chambers and Laura Otterstrom wore their turtlenecks under favorite sweatshirts. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj No matter what the weathen the mini-skirt, another fashion from days gone by, can be worn with bobby socks in spring or tights in the fall. Paula Linville stayed with her jeans and reminded Mysti Evans and Sal- ly Moore about the old 'nc more than two inches above the knee' rule. iPhoto - Mike Brown.j Campus Life Q 3 2 "bythe time your jeans looked that good, it was time to throw them away." There seemed to be a fascination with nostalgia. Mini- skirts, which began to resurface in '86 - '87, were back in full force. Turtlenecks, another style straight from the '60s, were a big help in achieving the "layered look". Fashion scarves, in every color and pattern imagina- ble, were another wardrobe must. Stereos blasted with the music of the 1960's, boasting such groups as The Beach Boys and The Grateful Dead. Many students caught the activist spirit that made that generation so unique. Comfort seemed to be at the top of the list, obvious from the fact that sweatsuits could be found in most ev- ery closet. Whether in comfortable sweats or jeans and a rugby shirt, accessories were definitly part of the styl- ish student's ensemble. Rings on every finger, two swatches twatchesj, and weaved braclets of every color were used to give any outfit that "just right" look. Wear- ing an unmatched pair of earrings was another acces- sory option. Yes, the quest for the perfect wardrobe continued, and in keeping with the California Fiaisins, "hearing it through the grapevine", was but one way students were able to keep tabs on the latest styles. 5 JoAnn Easter Accessories are considered vital by fashion conscious stud- Elizabeth Oaks never had a problem keeping track of the time, and v ing a ring on almost every finger helped express her person iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj , . ,, ,Wee .41 tr it N-'U' Acid-washed jeans are another big hit on campus, but the ultra-faded denim can also be found in the form of skirts and jackets as well, Linda Elkins preferred a skirt while Melissa Bresset chose jeans, but they all agreed that either would go with Andrea Griifins' rug- by shirt, iPhoto - Darryl Thomasl Denim, whether faded or just good old blue, plays a major part in the fashion scene. The over-sized den- im coat was spotted over and over again when the cold north winds began to blow. iPhoto - Angela Stovalll ...ff ts expect their clothes to endure a tremen- amount of wear and tear, which comes not only being worn but also from the treatment they afterwards. This student's room was a perfect of why wash and wear items were so popu- Photo - Darryl Thomasl if """"'7 H 1 i i V. l ,cv , '- iii-CQ. 1 ' 2 V i Y. ,. l X Br 'I ,,,,f-'---'-'- 11 .f . ,f r 5,4 Fashion Scene "Girls who wore boxer shorts in public had to be the worst thing that has ever hap- pened to fashion," - Robert Bitting "Greek sweatsuits were definitely hot on campus this year, but I think jams are dy- ing out." - john Hunter "I think fashion scarfs were the nicest things worn this fall, and the acid washed 'Guess' jeans seemed to go with everything." - Karen Davis "Turtlenecks really came back into style this year. l couldn't believe it. Everyone was wearing them. lt's wild how they came back so strong alter being out of style for such a long time." - Reggie Ivey "Adding a special touch to your wardrobe made dress- ing rnore fun. Whether it was friendship bracelets, bolo ties or painted sweatshirts, know- ing they were created by you or someone you knew made them special," - Darryl Thomas "l thought it was neat that guys were able to give up those macho attitudes and start wearing more jewelry. l don't think it's feminine at all. l think it really improves their appearance." - Mitzy Sloan "To be honest, I didn't real- ly keep up with the fashions trends. I preier to stick with my Wrangler jeans and my Roper boots. Thats the way l'm most comfortable. I think that's what counts." - Angela Stovall , Fads 81 Fashion 33 GG YLP Visit How many universities had former United States Presidents on campus? Not many! Stanford University had its business program, Yale had its law school, but for two days during the fall semester our "Scholar-In-Flesidence" program reached new heights. S College of Education and the College of Optometry, but in late autumn we reached the pinnacle of academic achievement and experiences with a visit from former president Gerald Ft. Ford. "I was awed as President Ford walked past me to the podium," said Kathy Schaffer, senior, McAIester, "He was close enough that I felt the air move as he walked past. To think that I was that close to a man with the wealth of experiences and responsibilities he had was quite a privilege." Tahlequah senior Paula Linville was influenced by Ford's never-say-die attitude. "He could have lived off his past glory, but instead he travels around, not just talking about past accomplishments, but about current issues in which he believes. A truly successful person not only achieves goals but keeps on working and striv- ing -- a continuous, on-going process." said Linville. Talk about organization! Ford's itinerary might remind one of the McDonaId's commercial that showed a man in a three-piece suit, walking to work, reading a newspaper, eating an Egg McMuffin. Time management was obviously one of the skills sharpened while run- ning the country. Example: 8:20 a.m. Depart Ftosamund House 8:25 a.m. Arrive University Center 8:30 a.m. Breakfast 9:00 a.m. Depart For Press Conference 9:05 a.m. Press Conference If a presidential motorcade could get from one site to another in five minutes, students had no excuse be- ing Iate to class. Rebuttal -- If I had five burly Secret Senrice men running interference for me I would make ure we had top of the line programs such as the , Recently remodeled, Fiosamund House is prepared to accommodate the former president. Upon arriving, Ford carries his own luggage, demonstrating he is just a regular guy. tPhotc - Nicole Hauserj Camprus Life' 34 class on time. Ford stated, "I am a self-avowed 'hawk', always have been, always will be. The harder you work the luckier you get. If the job has to be done, do it." These statements offered insight on how a 74-year-old man could keep such a pace. During his public address while on campus Ford said, 'tl appreciate President Webb's kind introduction. The truth is I needed a morale boost after an introduction several weeks ago in California where I was introduced as Betty Ford's husband, Jack Ford's daddy, and Steve Ford's father." When asked about his golf game Ford said, "I am getting better, I'm also hitting fewer spec- tators." Ford also spoke of his friendship with Bob Hope calling him a "great American". When asked who he would choose to finish out his golf foursome Hope said, "Jerry Ford, a faith healer, and a paramedic." He also said, "Ford made golf a combat sport." The serious side of Ford was expressed when he spoke of the challenges facing America. "I feel most serious is the fiscal problem, encompassing a trade deficit of S160 billion, unresolved debt burden of other countries, and deficits of the magnitude we've had in the Federal Treasury. We are sitting on a time bomb and need to take corrective action," stated Ford. Speaking in support of our policy concerning the Persian Gulf, he felt President Reagan made the right decision. Yes, Stanford had its business program, and Yale had its law school, but years from now when news is heard of Gerald Ford's achievements, or of issues he dis- cussed while here, thoughts will return to our campus with reflections of his two-day visit and the once-in-a- Iifetime opponunity to meet a man of his stature. 'I Benny VanSchuyver 4- . vu' 4 i "H 'if tv-.4 , .... a X' ff now' Several weeks prior to the former president's visit the Secret E ice begins a thorough check of campus security. Only moments be the visiting dignitary arrived a last-minute conference was necessa tie-up loose ends. iPhoto - Nicole Hauseri is 1, riff .f',tY-th gif. W 'tTT,9,g,,ff3 ,Q t Q t 9 4. ,fe 9 1. -.41 wig, 'utr '5 .4 f I W , .V .,,. .5 , , -H f weft mf L, . ,Nj ,w"lT 1. n I 1 1 ' 39 Q ' lv' Q 1 Jeiijf, fy , v, 23 L64 ' ' 'X K . ,Y . l,,, h -1 1' rf' N ,J AW' ui, aw A-- ,, M, . r 1 Caution AIDS It began as cr news report on the fringes of the notions consciousness. Then it slapped us in the face. Most of us had high hopes for the new year. However, in labs ofthe many designated AIDS research centers across the nation, scientists started the new year with some alarming statistics. The United States began the year with 50,265 reported cases, more than 41 percent recorded in 1987. An average of 400 cases were reported each week, ac- cording to the Federal Center for Disease Control. According to USA Today the average would rise an additional 66 percent for the year and by 1991 more than 270,000 cases would be on the books. The whole world seemed to be thinking about the deadly disease. lt was a touchy subject that couldn't be discussed without using words like sex, promiscui- ty and condoms. Designated as AIDS Awareness and Prevention Month by President Reagan, October was a time when it was hoped that people would become more aware ofthe rapid spread and the alarming fatal- ity rate of almost 100 percent. As a participant in this nationwide program, the John Vaughan Library set up two informative AIDS displays. The exhibit included the original Red Cross pamphlets, the Surgeon General's report, U.S. Public Health Department brochures and various articles on myths about HTLV Ill. "Response to the displays was overwhelming," Government Publications librarian Jill Moriarty said. "Professors and students responded in a wise and ma- ture way. I was impressed that they were concerned enough to take the time to be informed on a very seri- ous topic." Although 1981 was known as the year of AIDS dis- covery, medical sleuths examining frozen tissue proved that the first infected person died in 1969. Evidently the virus has been seeking a foothold in this country for a least one generation. Rumors on how you could get the disease spread even faster than the disease itself. A list released by Dr. Daniel Gervich, specialist in AIDS research, enti- tled "How you get AIDS, how you don't," contained 40 rumored ways the disease could be contracted. Of the 40 only 10 were true. Ron Reagan, Jr., in an ad campagin endorsing the use of condoms as a preventative measure said, "Our Secretary of Education issued a pamphlet that was sup- posed to deal with the problem, but it didn't do any good." Another program initiated by the Department of Public Health met with mixed feelings. ln this program volun- teer workers sought out intravenous drug users and offered them a new needle in exchange for a dirty one. The rules that govern a person's sexual life have changed. Gay men and IV. drug users were not the only ones in danger. Education remained the only hope for the future. The more people understand, the more un- derstanding people become. QV Campus Life 'X 3 6 Several student organizations sponsor blood drives throughout the year. All donations are thoroughly screened for the HTLV III virus. Sad- ly, many unsuspecting victims contracted the disease by receiving trans- fusions of infected blood. iPhoto - Mike Brownj Fear of contracting the deadly disease is a concern no longer limit- ed to homosexuals and intravenous drug users. The epidemic was a growing concern among heterosexual couples as well. IPhoto - Darryl Thomasl I 2 y qt: W vt ig- 'r D K .s ,.. Q, .. S J, Q ,. I t ,. . ... M , ' Q 54 . , . 'f'xfg:Nv rffffie-sf 145 ' A 94? . -l5,',x'3 'FY . , " "- nun as f N ' 1 D Tgrd :5j'l,5 fu .iff 1j"4f, 7' M., 'ii .Iii ' r-f"',-7 . K -ff .wr '- Y f' Q . , . if 5 - ,. tt, fate: 'W A T' .f 'sg-fr' 'ff .4 Ngffsiri' ,j'T' ' I I' ff 1505 pt-rg' ,117 .,,,1f5'.. fl 19' ' A 2' 'I ',."5C'f ' 4 'fun 5 7 r-I--I Q ii?-"f v ,Y .back iff ..2a-'aka ' f. . A' Q35 3, if '-5 l I 1 l' awww 'M -W . S ns- .. it f x.. X'Qfw ' api. 9 .u 1f"',f 5. " 1 .. as Q .ff f5,ffi'?. 5+ 5 ft, F, X .i inigfifri Aid. A 'Nigga - Til Q 'f 4 I' :Wa "'f'..l' Q'-if 35 Students realize that sexual promlscuuty increases the risk of contracting AIDS. Many campus coeds saw the need lor a more responsible approach when it came to relationships. iPhoto - Todd Johnsont Nurses are but one group of professionals that must take special precautions when dealing with victims of the deadly virus. With efforts being made to squelch some of the rumors and make the public more aware of how the disease is spread, some ofthe initial fear began to subside. iPhoto - Mike Browni News about AIDS is dominating the media this year Students researched the subject trying to gain a bet- ter understanding, Sonia Patton spent time in the library seeking to increase her knowledge 01 the virus. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasl Scared Sexless "I think AIDS prevention should be taught to high school students, but not to anyone younger, Studies show thats when sexual ac- tivity starts, and that is when education needs to begin." - Anthony Zulch "Something needs to be done to at least slow down the disease, Promoting con- dom sales might help curb the spread ot AIDS, but it could also have an adverse eitect and change society's attitude toward the use oi conuacepuves - Kyle Sprangle "I would not be afraid to go to school with someone who has AIDS. To know something about it helps you to under- stand. You also have to take into consideration, that it may not be the victims fault." - Iulia Harrison "I think the rapid spread oi the disease will have the greatest irnpact. Hopefully people will control their sex- ual activities, as that is one of the major causes." - Tammy Smith "I'rn more concerned about the children. The only hope in stopping the spread of AIDS is education." - Kelly Eddy "The most frightening thing is knowing that anyone can get AIDS. It makes starting a relationship scary." - Andrea Griffin "I can't see a cure for AIDS being found anytime soon. It seems impossible when you consider that cancer has been around for so long and we still have no cure." - Angie Prater AIDS 3 7 Pigging Out Holiday feast brought in the yuletide seoson with melodies ond merriment. Think Medievallearly Renaissance time, a massive and dark stone structure, heavy, musty air, cobblestone floors, cathedral ceilings arching into the heavens. A thick wooden door seemingly as high as the ceil- ing loomed ahead. Visitors to yesterday struggled to pull the heavy door aside. Merriment floods out, overtak- ing the guestg music, song, and glasses rang as toasts were made. Well there was ole' King Henry Vlll himself. Who says you can never recapture the past? ln De- cember merry ole' England came to life in the form of the annual Boare's Heade Feaste. The University Ballroom wasn't a 14th century cas- tle, but with decorations, a feaste fit for a king, and a myriad of amusement, the charms of the Old World tra- ditions were rediscovered. The customary setting for the traditional event includes a mixture of Renaissance and Elizabethan scenery and costumes. Entertainment from 42 student performers was light- hearted and lively. To ensure revelry ran high was the Lord of Misrule's tleader of festivitiesl only care. Madri- gal Singers and the Brass lnstrumentalists presented outstanding musical selections from the Renaissance masters. The Players improvised their presentations from situations that arose, just as their ancestors so ably did in the Olde English Greate Halls. The menu twhich would have made King Henry proudl was based on a Renaissance theme with ban- quet style courses served bythe performers. The "piece Campus Life K3 8 de resistance" was, of course, "fresshe cuts of porke". The boar in ancient mythology was a sacred animal. lt created havoc in the medieval villages where it was pursued and killed. The boar's head was then brought home as a sign of triumph. These scenes were depicted on several large tapes- tries created by Richard Coones, assistant professor of art. A total of 12 Tudor Gothic style tapestries were creat- ed with acrylic paints on muslin and took four years to complete. "I am familiar with medieval work from researching it. I tried to paint and design in the style of a court designer or painter of the 14th or 15th century," said Coones, who used material gathered from various trips to Europe. The annual event boasts 136 performances and a to- tal attendance of more than 40,000 since its inception in 1971. The scholarship fund, supported by the Patron's Night Program, has contributed more than S50,000 to advance the academic programs on which the feast is based tart, drama, musicl. The entire university benefits from au- dience participation, but more important, the develop- ment of students was encouraged and enhanced. 'I Benny Van Schuyver Medieval melodies are played by the Brass lnstrumentalists for feast- ing patrons. Jeanne Nickels, Charles DeShong, Lisa Hutchinson, Ralph Ayers and Mike Crossland made up the King's quintet. iPhoto - Daniel Jerseyj 'x tk Performers entertain the audience with fun and frolic during the dinner theatre. By order of the King, the players awake the court jester from his nap. iPho- to - Daniel Jerseyl King Henry VIII, Tom Fink, signals the start of the annual Boare's Heade Feaste. The gala consisted ot Renaissance music, lighthearted entertainment, and a royal feaste. iPhoto - Daniel Jerseyl Milf Songs add to the medieval atmosphere of the feaste. Miriam Gleghorn, Mary Ann Ryals and Kimberly Casey sang "Angels From The Realm" during the main course. iPhoto - Daniel Jerseyj Performers and directors invest a great deal of time and effort in making the leaste an enjoyable event. Jim Malone, Chuck Ford, and Bruce Spain make last minute decisions before a performance. iPhoto - Daniel Jerseyl Elerie' View gm til Some women might be offended when called a wench, but not senior Mysti Evans, a Boare's Heade Feaste veteran of three years. "As vvenches We acted out our roles as baudy women of the court. We flirted and sometimes sat on the laps of the rnale guests. Our male counterparts, the 'players', flirted with the women. There were no lines, so each perfor- mance vvas unique," said Evans. She was one of 42 students involved in the yearly production which provided scholarship money in ex- change tor their partici- pation. Auditions were held about a month before rehearsals began, The competition was tough, The cast performed three nights a Week for three weeks, and were paid a flat rate of 5200. Cast and crew were ex- pected to be on time. Pines were imposed on tardy play- ers. ln addition to perform- ing, players assisted vvith the setting and clearing of tables. Evans vividly recalled her worst moment, "I fell flat on my face going to the stage. I rolled right back down the steps. Everyone laughed, thinking it was part of the act. lt wasnt" While the money was help- ful, Evans enjoyed the un- usual acting experience, but even more she liked expect- ing the unexpected and then having fun with it, ' lioaregrheade Feast? qw., . , ,g 3 92 l Prestigious Honor Qur Miss Northeastern pagent Was a favorite of audience and participants. The stage was set Tuesday, March 8 in the Fine Arts Auditorium. Eleven lovely girls stood eagerly awaiting the judges' decision, which would determine who would reign as Miss Northeastern 1988. Tension rose as the emcee, Susan Powell, Miss America 1981, announced the third runner-up. The winner of the third place spot was Teresa Chapple, a Muskogee senior. Second runner-up and Miss Congeniality was Cynthia Sue McBride, a Pocola junior. First runner-up and talent winner was Rhonda Stanford, a Muskogee senior. Finally, the moment had arrived. As the decision was announced, all eyes fo- cused on Alice King, a graduate student from Coweta and the new Miss Northeastern for 1988. "l'm really, really excited about being chosen Miss Northeastern," said King. She will compete in the Miss Oklahoma Pageant later this year. The seven other girls competing for the title were: Kelli Thompson, Tahlequah sophomoreg Mary Ann Zoell- ner, Jenks junior, Netetia Walker, Muskogee juniorg Natasha King, Muskogee seniorg Michelle Nelson, Muskogee freshmang Ramona Gail Watkins, Howe juniorg and Jennifer McMillen, Bixby freshman. Entertainment for the evening was provided by Jana Hightower's NSU Dancers. Also performing in the pro- Trophies are given to the runner-ups in the pageant. Talent and Miss Congeniality awards were also given to the winning contestants in those categories. iPhoto Servicesj Native American Alice King displays her crown after earning the title of Miss North- eastern. A ture beauty in all aspects ol the word, she captured the audience and made her way to the judges hearts. iPhoto - Nicole Hauserj H 40 gram were: Missy Burton, Miss Northeastern 19875 Lee- sa Cornett, Miss Oklahoma 19873 Melanie Fourkiller and Nason Mortong and Chaz Durham, Mr. Northeastern 1987. Making a special appearance was Charles Jen- nings, Mr. Oklahoma 1987. Contestants were scored in interview, talent, swim- suit, and evening gown competitions. The winner received a S500 scholarship from the university, a S300 scholarship from First National Bank, and a S300 scholarship from Pepsi Cola Bottling Company. The first runner-up received a S200 scholarship from the univer- sity. Each winner also received additional prizes from area merchants. Pageant credits went to: director, Dr. Jeanie Wylyg producer Charles Seatg music director, Joe Davisg and choeographer, Jana Hightower. C.H. Parker, along with the Alpha Psi Omega Drama Fraternity served as the stage crew. 'I Judy Herber mln .a lkM1T ' qw if ,,,,. E+ .rt ,ALT L The Mr, Northeastern pageant is now in its second year as an annual Kaleido- scope event, The opening number ol this year's pageant was a dance routine centered around the popular tune "Wild Boy," The number was performed by contestants along with former Mr. Northeastern Chaz Durham. tPhoto Sevicesj The former Mr Northeastern congratulates Heath Miller after the judges an- nounce their decision. Miller performed a combination gymnasticsldance routine forthe tatent competition which proved to be very appropriate considering his abilities as one ol our cheerleaders. tPhoto Servicesj ,ws 3' ml t 4 ' Mister Northeastern 1 Ns. The Fine Arts Auditorium was often the setting tor many performances and social events throughout the year. One such event was the se- cond annual Mr. North- eastern Pageant, sponsored by the Northeastern Student Association. The ll contestants were re- quired to compete in tour categories. The first was a tive minute interview with the judges on the afternoon pri- or to the pageant. The pageant began with the en- trants being judged on their appearance in tormalwear. Next, participants compet- ed in the talent category, which consisted of gymnas- tics, singing , dancing and monologues. During the pageant, added entertain- ment was provided by win- ners ot the Kaleidoscope Talent Show, Miss North- eastern Alice King and torm- er Mr. Northeastern Chaz Durham. The final category was the swimwear competition. After all the tabulations were corn- pleted the judges announced their decision. Contestant Heath Miller was awarded the title. As the i988 Mr. Northeastern, Miller received a trophy, assorted gifts contri- uted by local merchants and payment ot the entry tee in the upcoming Mr. Oklahoma Page-nt. The pagent was a fun-titled event for the participants as well as the audience. Each year the competition grows stronger and the task of judg- ing becomes more difficult. ? Kaleidoscope '88 Students and faculty were proud to take our spring festival "on the road" this year The Kaleidoscope theme, "On the Road," turned out to be strangely prophetic. Certainly, several events traveled a bit funher than planned. The basic idea behind the theme was that not only would entertainment and activities come to campus, but university groups would go out to surrounding schools and communities as well. Actress and Broadway star Shirley Jones traveled from Tahlequah to Tulsa in an unexpected move. Sched- uled to perform with the Bartlesville Symphony Orches- tra, the last-minute shuffling occurred when ticket sales seemed too dismal to provide a sizeable audience. Af- ter moving the concert to Tulsa's Mabee Center, sales increased considerably. But that wasn't the end of coordinator Jon Finch's headaches. The Tulsa Musicians Union turned thumbs down on the Bartlesville group, composed of both un- ion and non-union members. A new orchestra had to be found only two weeks before the performance. Another headliner, Helen Thomas, Washington Bureau Chief of the United Press International, had to cancel at the last minute because of a death in the fa- mily. ln spite of these disappointments, there were many other activities and speakers left to entertain par- ticipants. Film and stage actress Gretchen Wyler was in con- cert with "Lady Legends of the Music Theatre and the Songs that Made Them Famous" and classical pianist Peter Simon played to an appreciative audience. Each person could pick and choose speakers that appealed to hislher specific interests. Some of the Kaleidoscope choices included Dr. Eugene Swearingen, former member of the Oklahoma State Regents speak- ing on "Free Enterprise"g Kayle Dahlem, president of the Oklahoma Education Association and Dr. John Broi- da, psychologist from the University of Maine speak- ing on "What Alcoholic Rats May Be Doing to Their Pups." Randy Pease, graduate student in communications, was especially impressed by George Davis, a 1976 NSU graduate working in the motion picture industry in Holly- Pitching horseshoes is always a crowd pleaser during our annual spring celebra- tion. Troy Witzansky and friend enjoy a leisurly match before the competition began. lPhoto - Tim Dorseyl Campus employees raise the newly purchased big top for the week of festive ac- tivities. The annual arts and crafts festival was held in the green and white stripped tent. It also provided a break from the crisp breeze that prevailed throughout the week. QPhoto - Larry Colliery The volleyball tournament remains special because it is a team effort and every member ofthe team contributes to the final outcome. Champions of this year's com- petition was Haney's Team. iPhoto Servicesl I 42 wood. "As a writer taking a playwriting course who would eventually like some of my work done, he provid- ed some valuable information. He's been out there beat- ing the bushes for about five years. He's just now beating a chunk out of the wall. He said before you go to California or New York -- any major market - get done what you can do here. 'Learn your craft,' he said. 'Pre- pare your portfolio. Produce your work here.' He was thankful for the experience he had gained at our univer- sity under the tutelege of C.H. Parker and Charles Seat." For students like Pease, Kaleidoscope gave them an opportunity to receive encouragement and insights into their desired professions. Several symposiums were offered which also gave students the chance to learn from people involved in specific professions. Speaker topics ranged from computer graphics and advertising art, to time management and assertive behavior. There were 13 campus groups that took to the road visiting 16 area schools with programs featuring singers, dancers, puppets or speakers who discussed vital is- sues of our nation. The greatest student appeal was in annual events such as the fashion show, talent com- petition and Kaleidoscope Karnival, an event featuring organization-sponsored booths and games. Cheerlead- er Heath Miller was crowned Mr. Northeastern in the annual Kaleidoscope competition. A first for Kaleidoscope was the weekend arts and crafts fair held in the new green and white striped tent. So, while campus groups traveled and the Kaleidoscope Committee experienced more than a small amount of frustraton, there were still lots of events to mark the usual blend of entertainment and education to be remembered by students and guests that joined the an- nual celebration. - uv. g A t ,,, ,, . ifr-s,,-v' , K. ' ' 4 A dk :si . ,Ida qs X my 'N ot dog eating contest often proves to be a messy event for participants. Many its experienced indigestion after the event, but the winner Eric Cardin thought irth the discomtort for a free tee-shirt. iPhoto - Tim Dorseyj I it, ,L aft " i in 1 'fi . , A tug-o-war competition is an annual event at the Kaleidoscope Kar- nival Kraze. The Lady Members put all they had into the event and came away as champions of this year's bout. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasl Kaleidoscope draws many people from surrounding communities. This unidentified person took enjoyed free watermelon supplied by the Northeastern Student Association for their seed-spitting contest, iPho- to S9fViCBS, Kaleidoscope 43 sw 'e Canoe Race 9 More than 80 teams participated in the eight- mile race, which ran from Arrowhead Camp to War Eagle Floats. The Stilwell Lost Boys team set a new course record at the Illinois River Canoe Race 9 held on Saturday April 30. The four-member team logged a time of 64 minutes and 25 seconds, beating the old record of 68 minutes set in 1986 at Canoe Race 7. This was the first time a team in the high school men's category has been faster than the college men. "The best time by the college men this year was 74 minutes, 10 seconds paddeled by the Phi Sigma Kap- pa fraternity," said Mysti Evans, the canoe race coor- dinator. The University of Arkansas Swankers Ill team captured second place with a time of 74 minutes, 19 seconds, and third place went to the Northeastern's Army ROTC Warriors with a time of 74 minutes, 37 seconds. Evans, Stroud senior, said the best time for a wom- en's team was 85 minutes, 23 seconds by the Univer- sity's Vitreous Floaters Il College of Optometry team. Taking second place for the college women was the NSU VIP team, 89 minutes, 48 seconds. Third place went to the NSU B-B-B's, 120 minutes, 13 seconds. Other high school winners included: Westville High River Men, 73 minutes, 22 seconds for men's second place: Checotah High Wreckers, 77 minutes, 51 se- conds, third placeg Stilwell High Il, 91 minutes, 38 se- conds forthe first place womens categoryg Prue High Beach Bums, 91 minutes, 45 seconds, second place: and Stilwell High I, 103 minutes, 46 seconds, third place. Other winners of Canoe Race 9 included, High School Mixed: Stilwell Untouchables, 88 minutes, 58 seconds, first placeg Stilwell Cast-A-Ways, 89 minutes, 14 seconds, second placeg and Stilwell SJJT, 92 minutes, 15 seconds, third place. General: NSU Agape' Love, 68 minutes, 58 seconds, first place: Westville Center Used Cars, 73 minutes, 37 seconds, second placeg Westville Ramblin' Rec, 85 minutes, 5 seconds, third place. Open: NSU Technology club ll, 75 minutes, 49 se- conds, first placeg NSU Flower Power, 79 minutes, 42 seconds, second placeg East Central State University STE Four, 97 minutes and 41 seconds, third place. College Mixed: NSU President's Leadership Class, 79 minutes, 32 seconds, first placeg NSU BFD's, 80 minutes, 22 seconds, second placeg East Central State University STE I, 81 minutes and 57 seconds, third place. The race was sponsored by the University and the Oklahoma Scenic Rivers Commission with the help of Arrowhead Camp, Peyton's Place and War Eagle Floats. f ft ww K 4, .,,, -Q 'haw' We "ti ffm. 'f .af l . i '- Campus Life 44 44 61 ti, ,V ,w- ' ' 1' 'ik i t , V 1 . at 5 fi? G 1 j ' ' 2 , I ' W 'H , V ., t , f x 'Q ' i 5 .2E'fn. " nf ' , at .-, ,, Biff , . ,A W , wi ' Q ' ' ff 1 vm 1 tt. e'L",'f5'i'1i if" ' CA .27 1921.1 . Ti fr A-fmt. . ,. .. tw 2 4s.fQs'w1bfwst4 it-if I 1"?'t?br'l1.iVf7 thru' ff 1 ,ui W V' .if -f ' , 7 Q 4' ' x , k'V , .1 '. ff if . ,J A . , , KP, ' t it ' 'TWWPQW H 4 4 ,fx your M A qw YZ M 1wo'ff " x ...- 1 ,uv .4-M. W 45 ' ,, xv. -M '-,.-,f nwff 4-.ADF MI' '1 fm-. 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The American Bald Eagle may serve as an emblem for the United States but it also serves as a channel for the prayers of the American Indian, according to Crosslin Smith, Cherokee medicine man. "The eagle is very highly respected in our culture. Prayers are channeled through this bird," said Smith. The eagle has been called the great messenger. "The medicine man uses only one feather from the ea- gle, any more is abuse. It is a transgression if you use more than one," he explained. The eagle feather Smith used was worn inside the hatband of his black western hat that was placed on top of the speakers' podium while he spoke. "Way ofthe Sacred Eagle - Journey ofthe First Ameri- cans," was the theme for the 16th Annual Symposium on the American Indian, an event drawing about 2,000 participants from Oklahoma and other states. According to Carol Young, chairperson of the event and coordinator of Indian student counseling and tutor- ing, the program maintained an enviable reputation. One of the speakers commented that his people were really impressed that he was asked to speak at our sym- posium. He said after all the favorable comments he received that he was really impressed at being asked. "Other schools have tried to start programs - lowa and California. They copied our program almost ver- batimg however, none have been able to continue and keep it going," said Young. "They had much more money, too. We're in our 17th year. I think we've been successful because of our locale. We're the university with the largest Indian population in the nation. I also think the way we mail out information has helped. We keep track of those getting our materials and we ad- vertise heavily in Indian newspapers." The symposium was a unique blend of fun and seri- ous study. Activities included pow-wows, football, bin- go and Gospel singing. The 16th Annual Indian To master the art of weaving takes great patience and skill. Artist Mar- garet Roach Wheeler brought her wares and demonstrated the ancient art of weaving at the symposium. tPhoto Servicesj T Symposium run drew 77 participants and was fast be- coming a perennial favorite. On the more serious side, workshops and seminars covered banking, interviewing techniques, en- trepreneurship and a heated debate on state vs. lndi- an sovereignty. Many other topics were covered in the week-long event. Unquestionably the event that gained the greatest in- terest was the debate over tribal sovereignty, an issue that has made headlines in Oklahoma. Panel for the discussion was David Miley, attorney for the general counsel's office, Oklahoma Tax Commissiong John Echols, attorney for the Creek Nationg and G. William Fiice, attorney general, Sac and Fox tribe. Echols was the attorney who conducted a success- ful lawsuit against the State of Oklahoma who had at- tempted taxation of the Creek Nation's bingo game. "Tribes should be sovereign," said Young. "I think it would help them be self sufficient." A fashion show, Native American art exhibit, arts and crafts fair and a special exhibit from the Thomas Gil- crease Museum of Tulsa rounded out the schedule. "ln- dians view this as their homecoming!" said Young. "lt's a time when they come together year after year." Young felt the symposium provided a valuable service to both Native Americans and non-Indian Americans. "It's sad to say, but there are still strong feelings and some ra- cism. People don't always understand the lndian's needs. Events such as this help overcome ignorance and misunderstandings." 'I Jana Self An individuals heritage can often be recognized by man nerisms as well as apperance. The arts and crafts section of the annual event offered paraphernalia representing the new in addition to the old. tPhoto Servicesj vi? Ev if 1,235 032' Q 3. is Xi ,E 5 ,f ,f,y.-WWW A variety of symposiums are held during our weeklong tribute to Native Americans An arts and crafts fair was also a crowd pleas- er during the event Paintings by artist George Cochran were a big seller along with his hand painted jewelry and keychains. iPhoto - Larry Colliery Dances are performed throughout the symposium and a single dance can often last more than one half hour Guest speaker Gregory Gomey entertained audiences with his traditional dress between per- formances. iPhoto Servicesl Indian Symposium 49 Graduation '88 Nearly l,6UU graduates received degrees from our university during the annual com- mencement ceremony. For the first time in several years sunny weather prevailed for the ceremony held Wednesday, May 11 at Gable Field in Tahlequah. Noel Smith, director of Admissions and Records, said that 1,112 bachelor's degrees, 449 master's degrees and 20 doctor of optometry degrees were conferred. That's a lot of graduates. And for Dr. Tom Cottrill, chairman of the Arts and Letters Division, that's a lot of names. Cottrill had the arduous task of reading each graduates name as he or she crossed the stage to ac- cept his or her diploma from President W. Roger Webb. 'Everyone on stage was trying to offer me water and things, but I was all right," Cottrill said. "l've been do- ing it since I came here in 1967." Cottrill, who is also a speech professor, said that he and other speech instructors have usually shared the name-calling responsibilities. "Initially, that was the idea because of our familiarity with phonetics and speech," he said. This year's ceremony was delayed for about five minutes due to a malfunction with the stage micro- phones. According to Cottrill, a circuit breaker blew and it took a few minutes to find a new outlet to use. But at least the weather was nice. Cottrill remembers 1986's ceremony well. It was held during a driving rain and electrical storm. "I backed away from the micro- phonej' he said with a laugh. "That was the last thing I wanted to touch." President W. Roger Webb stated that this year's graduating class was the university's largest ever, and that fact was reflected in the overflow crowd of approx- imately 13,000 which filled the stadium bleachers and most of the field itself. Special guests for the ceremony included Ms. Ava- lon Reece of Muskogee, chairman of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, and Mr. John R. deSteiguer of Tahlequah, a member of the Board of Re- gents of Oklahoma Colleges. Reece spoke briefly on "The ABC's of Education." The commencement speaker was Dr. Hans Brisch, chancellor of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Brisch became chancellor in December after an exhaustive search, and has been charged with providing the leadership needed to achieve the state's goals in the field of higher education. Brisch was born in 1940 in Kaiserslautern, Germa- ny, and emigrated to the U.S. in 1957. He became a U.S. citizen in 1964. Brisch holds a B.S. degree from Park College and a master's and Ph.D. in political science from the University of Kansas. Prior to becoming chan- cellor, he served as chief of staff for Nebraska goven- nor Kay Orr. In his address, Brisch stressed the importance of higher education to Oklahoma's future economic growth, and of the need for increased funding to help attract top faculty members and to stimulate research in high technology areas. Brisch also said that he had been highly impressed with the great beauty of our campus, and promised to return as often as he could. "People often refer to 'groves of Academiaf " Brisch said. "I have seen one here today." Earlier in the day, the U.S. Army Reserve Officers Training Corps commissioning was held at 2 p.m. at Seminary Hall and the College of Optometry Convoca- tion was held at 2 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium. Dr. Don Betz, dean of Continuing Studies, was the speak- er for the optometry program. Following the evening ceremony, the Alumni Associ- ation hosted a reception for graduates and guests T 51 Academics Our College of Optometry is the only eye care school in the state, Students must spend an alloted amount of time at the Chester H, Pheiffer Optometry Clinic to fulfill their degree requirements. Tonya Jackson benefits from hands-on experience at the clinic. iPhoto - Mike Browni Students can usually find time for visiting between classes, unless you have a class in the Science Building and your next class is across campus in the Practical Arts Building. Tori Ftansom found a few minutes to visit with friends before her next class. iPhoto - Todd Johnsonj Psst. . . Academia felt a major shock when 19 faculty, two staff and Vice President Charles Prigmore retired mid-year in response to retirement incentives. Administrators rallied and second semester vacancies were filled without cancelling classes, but we missed our mentors. After acquiring the old Hastings Hospi- tal, those in optometry and nursing pre- pared to moue. We adapted to a new computerized library system and uied for time in com- puter labs across campus. Tougher entrance requirements weed- ed out those who needed more prepara- tion prior to college. Reading. Writing. Researching. We faced the challenge. After all, that was what it was all about! Xa 9- 's, f-V'T' F404 Q' . if cfs, M' 'X r bfi. ah., ffl' 't'- -M ' ' f ip:-17..,if' '47-f 1 1 f, V My lilly' 1 -Us -, J""' -'-1 . 41 ' 4 If-.1 1 au, 1 ,ng-1' wp -.1 . tg M t-.SQL 'ffZ.3W4"'Q As enrollment figures grow so do the lines The problem was co Students invest many hours in maintaining an acceptable grade pounded by a record snow storm Most students waited patiently and average Kristie Richmond takes advantage of a break between i hoped the classes they needed were not already filled, iPhoto - Todd es, using the time to finish a reading assignment. iPhoto- Norman 1 Johnsoni xlib - 3.2-,434flM..., f fm- -...,. is 'St ef is 4 nfl' tatf iw? Ag- IM, ,Aw an f . ft., l I 4 3 a pm? N , v .I. At 5 U 9 91' 4 ' '-.. -- ff Higher education must have a strong academic climate in order to survive. Our university was alive and growing with faculty who cultivated and emphasized high stan- dards of academic excellence. 79 - Dr Ruth Arrington What It Was All About' at ! My email- if EEZ 7 Wgg-or Held trips provide an opportunity for students to increase their knowledge, Public relations students Brent Clements, Mary Ann Zoellner and Benny VanSchuyver experienced sitting be- hind a news desk on their trip to TuIsa's television station KOTV, iPhoto Servlcesi Health Career Day, sponsored by the university, encourages area high school students with an interest in health and science to continue their education. Jeff Peevyhouse shared his knowledge with one of the students. iPhoto - Daniel Jerseyl Academics 53 www tl -A xt xv L ,.., . .,.,,,:. AD I Ni Stiffer admission guidelines were a controversial issue at colleges across the state and future college students expressed concern about the new rules. The new criteria for admission to state institutions for higher education took effect July 1, 1988. Any stu- dent admitted for the first time after the given date had to meet the new curricular requirements and the per- formance measures. The requirements included a specified number of units in certain academic areas which the students had to complete prior to enrollment: four units of English tgrammar, composition, literaturejg three units of math talgebra I and higherjg two units each of lab science and history fincluding one unit of American historyj. Some students agreed with the new guidelines while others disagreed. "I remember how tough it was for me when I enrolled and the changes in academic courses I had to make. I sympathize with new students," said freshman Ftebec- ca Fields. The guidelines included not only freshman but any new student who did not satisfy the standards. "It applied to anyone who didn't meet the regulations," stated Noel Smith, director, Admissions Office. Performance requirements also had to be met by the students. At least one of the following were required for admittance: 2.7 grade point averageg upper two-thirds of graduating class or a score of 15 or better on the American College Testing examination. "I think the re- quirements will be helpful to the students because if they don't receive the basics in high school, they're not going to make it in college," commented senior John Thomas. "We have always had the performance requirements. 54 These weren't any different than they have ever been," said Dr, Al Williams, dean, Academic Affairs. "What was different was the stricter curriculum guidelines." Wil- liams said the changes were designed with the cooper- ation of state high schools and students who were going to be graduated in 1988 were informed in 1986 of the changing requirements so they would be prepared. If the guidelines had taken effect sooner, a number of this year's freshmen may not have been admitted. "lf the new guidelines had been implemented when I enrolled I wouIdn't have been admitted," said freshman Traci Williams. However, there were loopholes in the policy. Deficient students could enroll the summer after graduation and be accepted since they started prior to the policy im- plementation date. Secondly, a student deficient in one course could take that course in the summer and be admitted in the fall. Lastly, the university offered "zero- level" courses to make up deficiencies. Acting chancellor of higher education Don S. Hobbs, said he hoped the curriculum standards would not only improve the caliber of students in OkIahoma's four-year colleges and universities, but would also strengthen the curriculum offered by the state's secondary schools. Students had to work harder than ever to be accept- ed into college. Those lacking even one of the 11 re- quired high school courses would not be allowed to enroll in any public four-year college or university be- ginning with the 1988 fall semester. 'u Mitzy Sloan wwe 54 3 mmf-s 7. -away. X, Hi" L ' k V' 1, gs. 4' , ' 1 -- W M H , K5 , 1215 V. " -V 'ws ' sf in fa.. 'M N W .N - A .3 I ,S ff . B: r k X it ':".l A 1- 'il- L w,.,'d i-h 'L .a-"uf 1 1" mwR0P 1 1' ix W Stuff Admissions 4 55 ' Q - r at . 5 ' 'fwmaf MB.-V. Q s rg .1 . N599 As the year progressed the journalism department implemented major changes from the traditional status of a print emphasis for education majors. In the past journalism majors were graduated with the capabilities to teach journalism, deal with a school's public relations and the ability to advise a high school yearbook or newspaper staff. However, in order to ex- pand their careers outside the area of working in a pub- lic school system, more specific education was needed. Changes in the program were designed to allow stu- dents with a specific interest to be educated in that par- ticular area and omitted many of the courses that applied to careers in journalism education. Academic programs were increased to four areas of emphasis: news editorial, public relationsladvertising, broadcast- ing and photojournalism. With these diversifications many students felt they could seek positions for which they would be qualified for in more specific fields. "My main interest was in pub- lic relations. l liked the thought of being one of the first to know what was going on in the world," said fresh- man Sally Moore. Moore believed being able to major in this specific area would be of great benefit as op- posed to having a small amount of general knowledge in several areas of journalism. The addition of professional quality video equipment allowed students with an interest in broadcasting to gain valuable hands-on experience which they were unable to receive in the past. "Since I senfed my internship with Tulsa's television station Channel 8, being in a class with more specific goals and having access to such equipment better acquainted me with the things I had to work with. These more specific classes gave me valu- able experience both behind and in front of the camera," said senior Mysti Evans. The department was able to purchase the new equip- ment with a 32,000 grant from the Scripps-Howard Foundation and matching funds from the university. The list of broadcasting supplies included a mini-cam, edit- ing machine, two video cassette recorders, two moni- tors, a tripod and a video light. This new equipment gave students valuable experience in filming video produc- tions in addition to the facilities to edit their work. Another change instigated by the faculty was the recommendation that the title "Journalism Department" be changed to "Department of Mass Communications." It was believed the new title would better describe the plan of expanding into the professional aspects of jour- nalism. The name change was approved by Dr Tom Cot- trill, division chairman, Arts and Letters, but still needed approval from the administration and the Board of Re- gents. 'tThe changes gave students the opportunity to concentrate in a specific area," said Byron Evers, profes- sor of journalism. The Society for Collegiate Journalists has had a recognized chapter on our campus for many years and KNSU Broadcasting Club was a new organization es- tablished for students with an interest in that specific area of journalism. Members of both organizations worked together and were involved in many activities including conventions, field trips and workshops that provided additional journalistic experiences outside the classroom. Although changes were being made, some traditional events continued. Press Day, an annual event held each spring, continued to be sponsored by the university as it has for almost 20 years. Professional journalists from all across the nation served as guest speakers. On the average more than 800 students attended and more than 200 trophies, plaques and certificates were presented to outstanding high school and junior college newspaper and yearbook students. Faculty members were continuing to plan expansion of the emphasis areas even further in order to promote professional growth in the field of journalism. "lt has been an exciting challenge with still much room for growth and improvement," said Dr. David Timmons, journalism instructor. These changes were definitely a step in the right direction evident by the fact that en- rollment in our journalism program increased by 150 students since the spring of 1986. Continued expansion and diversification remained on the drawing board and will be essential to keep up with an ever-growing and continually changing profession. 'I Paula Hood rfg v- -Q 'V .. .... ---"M" , 4,4 i W 1-,gr in - wtf ' L.. 'Z'--nw . fair 1' f f .4 ', elf? , f - f xx f . . Wi f 'Q ., . if X ,t " .npr Winer i. ff- . ...sf ...V l V ri' avi? ,, 1 ff -.. mn.. M- ws.. ws. sv -. ? Many of the university's students took advantage of the opportunity to use the state's first computer- ized telephone enrollment system. Beginning April 6, students were able to register by using any Touch-Tone telephone. To utilize the sys- tem students were required to first be admitted to the university, have an approved plan of study on file and consult an adviser about their course selections. Cor- respondence study and classes at the University Center at Tulsa, however, were not available through the new senfice. Students also were able to add and drop courses, check their schedules and learn what classes were closed. Because the system used recorded voices, phone registration lines were open between 20 and 22 hours a day. This type of registration was the first step in developing a system which eventually will enable stu- dents to get information by telephone about campus events, financial aid, admission requirements, housing and other university services. Work on this project started last fall and was the ef- fort ofthe Telephone Registration Committee. Members of the committee were Vice President for Administra- tion Jim Howard, chair, Dr Charles Prigmore, vice presi- dent for academic affairs fretiredjg Dr. Al Williams, academic dean, Larry Hogan, director of computing and telecommunications, Noel Smith, director of admissions and recordsg and Jocelyn Payne, assistant to the vice president for administration. "Our interest in a telephone registration system was just one in a continuing series of projects for the con- venience of our students," Howard said. "We tried to find ways to cut corners and speed up processes for students. Because so many of our students lived off- campus and had jobs or family responsibilities we thought telephone registration would be a major im- provementfy Williams said students were not the only people who would be helped by the system. "The obvious benefit was to the student but the less-than-obvious benefit was the amount of information that could be obtained by us- ing the system," Williams said. "lt assisted us in plan- ning and made it easier for academic personnel to check closed classes. Telephone registration en- couraged students to get degree plans on file earlier, It also allowed us to better advise students." Payne said one advantage of the new system was few- er people standing in registration lines. "lt helped stu- dents to avoid the congestion of registration," she said. "Students were able to register by telephone and pay fees by mail without making a trip to Tahlequah, which proved to be of real benefit to commuter students." Ac- cording to Payne, another plus was the extended regis- tration hours afforded by using the telephone system. "lt allowed greater flexibility for our students," said Payne. Programming the system was the work of the Univer- sity's Computer Center and an implementation team. Members of the team were Payne, chair, Williams, Ho- gan, Smith and Jane Hensley, associate registrar. Our telephone registration equipment was manufactured by Computer Communications Specialists, Inc. Hogan said. Our university was one of only three using this type of equipment. "We chose this company because they were taking advantage of major technological breakthroughs which allowed them to offer this service at a lower price than previously available," said Hogan. He said the equip- ment allowed students to "talk" to our mainframe com- puter. The equipment was able to communicate with the mainframe in computer language and to students using a digitized human voice. Because our university used the system in such a greatly expanded way, the Computer Center had to de- velop all the software necessary to its operation. "No- where else in the world did this software exist," said Hogan. "lt was a first for this type of equipment." In layman's terms it was a speech development system which served as an interpreter between our computer and the student using a Touch-Tone telephone. Basi- cally this unit took the place ofa computer terminal and the human operator. lt put a terminal in everybody's house. Academics 58 Q Studious Weekenders Most students looked forward to weekends as a time to let their hair down and escape the grinding rigors of books and lectures. But for some, weekends meant a return to class fol- lowing a week of work and family responsi- bilities. Under the weekend college program which began in January, a student could get a degree on the weekends while working a full-time job during the week. "Many people work all day and had a difficult time attending day or even- ing classes. The addition to our course offer- ings met their special needs," said Dr. Jeanie Wyly, director of the Weekend College. - Because of the enthusiastic response, class offerings were doubled for summer and tri- pled for the upcoming fall semester. The in- tensity of the concentrated sessions kept class size limited to 20. Average age of the weekend student was 28, with 81.8 percent of the enrollment ranging be- tween 25-49. Females dominated the enroll- ment, claiming 64.2 percent of the total numbers. Demand was greatest for courses in educa- tion and business. Classes met alternate weekends on Friday evenings from 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. - 5:20 p.m. Sallisaw junior Belinda Scoggins felt it was perfect for her needs. 'Tm married, work full- time and have a family. With classes every other weekend, that gave me plenty of time to make arrangements for my family and still gave me a way to complete my education." So, while most were making plans for a weekend bash or a day on the river, some non- traditional students found returning to the classroom on weekends a perfect way to ac- commodate job, family and educational goals. ? ww sagem, ws.-ggayx-reaia.rs5sa,.l wggyyaggft 5-Qewa A eevrftfgearge-seweragewas-Y ,-ia?-tiftwes.-E I 2- 1 - Q- J A st XSD- t t ' i Y . t, , 'a lf 5 af is asm Qi -1-af 5 gt, r . ' a ' ister w-is-,wi-2.-W.. if Q tea.: at -we der- 5 ste as 1 Net?-we Q-.sfakrtfxgst gy df- V , if X sl 5, 'sew-.4 Q . V ig , 2 is was -e,,iai.v. was ily. 1- ' r -2 1-sae: me - X- ,ea-,St it 6 A as Q ... 1-M2 'fr af, ie - A at " fi its-'fa si' it'-.fr af VW-'F e, -is at if- -JS' - si' at stef -ft?-is-,lt-N sa v. was , .A 2 - mesa masse assess, ,sri-a-We-sei Our university offered a Well publicized arena for developing dramatics in addition to a broad based academic program for drama majors. In a campus press-release, Dr. Tom Cottrill, chair- man ofthe Arts and Letters Division, described the dra- ma department as, "One of the most active, visible and energetic departments on campus." The River City Players, our summer theatre group, was a perfect example. In celebration of their fifth sum- mer at the University Playhouse, the River City Play- ers introduced a new summer extravaganza "The River City Radio Show." The show was a step back in time and proved to be one of the best shows ever. Students, tourists and residents in Green Country agreed that it was the best entertainment around last summer. Productions were regularly scheduled during the fall and spring semesters to provide students with well rounded hands-on involvement and experience. The fre- quency and quality of the productions, along with ex- cellent staffing, the University Playhouse tsomeplace to call their ownl, and the size of this campus contribut- ed and provided students with a source for immediate gratification and feedback from peers and community alike. Productions have also been 'on tour' In the academic world of theatre, to tour is '...to participate with other scholastic non-professionals! Productions competed in two categories for an "Irene Ryan Scholarship." Irene Ryan a.k.a. 'Granny' of the old "Beverly Hill- billys" television show, left an endowment in a scholar- ship trust, awarded annually for outstanding productions and individuals on a regional level. Productions and in- dividuals must first be invited by their state to compete for this prestigious award. This is where all the study- ing, the absorbing and recalling is utilized. The Oklahoma Theatre Festival board, chaired by Charles Seat, assistant professor of speech and dra- mag provided the forum last fall for state schools to tour their productions. The board consisted of professional guests from around the country, and no one knew who would be watching their performance. The last time a production was invited to perform at the regional level was in 1985. Our drama students had the most outstand- ing production at the regionals and were invited to per- form at the national level with "The Miracle Worker." It did not win nationally, but had a very high placing. The state individual and team forum is also sponsored by OTA during the spring. Every year students were sent with hopes for an invitation to participate regionally, then on to the nationals for top honors. February of '88 saw quite a few drama students at the Festival. No one was invited to the regionals this year but some did get no- ticed. Spring of '87 saw Chris Harrod invited to partici- pate at the regionals. Theatre productions were open to anyone willing to try-out and work hard. For many of the students involved the reward was simply the chance to participate in such a notable program. Our drama department certainly deserved an encore for their performances and dedi- cation. 'I Beverly Quinton. 4? Touring production companies often provide the opportunity for dra- ma students to see professionals at work. Boasting five "Tony Awards," including "Best Musical," the Broadway hit "The Music Man" came to campus and delighted audiences with its bouncing rhthyms and excit- ing sounds. Though our students did not participate inthe performance many took advantage of the chance to observed what it took to be part of a traveling production company. iPhoto Servicesj X... Precise cue calls are very important in order to make a scene flow smoothly, Marty Wooten, right on cue, made a delivery to Ronda Stan- ford and Alice King. The ladies portrayed radio performers in the cam- pus production of "The 1940's Radio Hour." The show featured old favorites such as "The Chattanooga Choo-Choo" and "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy," with plenty of dancing, singing and humorous commercials. iPhoto Sewicesi Authentic-looking props are needed to transport the viewer to th era which a play represents. The phone, used by Carl Barnett a Gregory Hoover looked on, was one prop that helped to do just the in this year's '194O's Radio Hour' production. tPhoto Servicesi ii M " an Aww wav! s . 1 4 Z 9 0 .QA 44 1 1. ,. Q ,,'l,Qf 5, 9 7 1' '- ,, f " '4 7 4 W A K' ' 'ag . 5 - f W 4' A 4 fmiiiii fe am sm W ,wa f ff-we-al L., 4 gg V fgg , HF M f ,M :W ,,,...w"'W . ww ,M www' WAM U- v ,91"f:'f4'ff w-w,.....,,, ,Aff fain-+-..,,, """'1-a-a,.,,.,, firm R Q ls 0 . 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The system also kept a record showing if a book had been checked out and gave the date it was due to return. information could be looked up by author, title, subject or key word search. "You could get all your references at one sitting which made it very nice," graduate student Jeri Merkely said. Anyone interested could be oriented on the use of SPOT by faculty and staff. Students found the system easier-and more organized than the card catalog. "It was great, it helped you to find the information you were looking for and you didn't have to dig through the card catalog," commented sophomore Billy Beets, Jr. Prauttus Samuel, freshman, said "lt was the easi- est way to find the books you needed." The system took getting used to, not only by students but for faculty and staff as well. "The Computer Center Maintenance Department was an incredible amount of help," said Dr. Richard Maudus, library dean. "The library wasn't origi- nally designed for this type of computerization. The maintenance crew had to string miles of wire so we could house the system." ' It was soon realized that SPOT was an information warehouse and most people wondered how they ever got along without it. It took some extra time to learn how to use the system, but in contrast to the time it saved as a result there was no comparison. For many on cam- pus it became a necessity instead of a luxury. H Mitzy Sloan I 7 "wrt its I ev. V Library employees Diane Morgan and Mary Lou Thomas work dili- gently preparing books for use with the new online computer System for the library. Over 30 staff members barcoded 127,000 books in nine days. The books had to be barcoded between semesters while they were all in place. iPhoto - Mike Brownl 62 ja With the addition of SPOT to the John Vaughn Library and Learning Fiesources Center, research work is faster and eaiser than ever After being oriented on how thw system worked, this student had the oppor- tunity to try her hand at one of the new terminals. iPhoto Servicesl +,i4"' Q75 ,fwY'5 QQQLTI During a freshmen orientation class students listen intently to an expla- nation ofthe new computerized system in the library known as SPOT. En- tering freshmen, as part of their nine week orientation class, were requried to spend time in the Learning Resources Center so they could gain vaula- ble information on how the new system worked. iPhoto Servicesi With the addition ol a new cataloging system in the library, locating print- ed material is more convenient, The system also provided users with greater Search capability. The computerized catalog system requried a short orien- tation in order to properly utilize the system. President Webb felt it neces- sary to become acquainted with the new procedures. iPhoto Servicesi ln addition to the automated system for keeping track ol read- ing materials the Learning Resource Center also offers the Elec- tronic Encyclopedia. Dr. Richard Madaus showed Lou Ann Lang how to operate the terminal. Our university was the first aca- demic institute in the state to receive such equipment. fPhoto Servicesi Mm, ,.., ,m.,n AY., i y . ... 3' B s i c 'ff-i 3 N9 x X ., ww Q W-?i,.i i i I 1 I i ' iii' "- ., X91-' E. 1 'fa kwa! K iii, v lg X. f, ,Y is ' Brad Agnew, Ph.D., history Harold Aldridge, Ph.D., psychology Raymond L. Archer, EdgD., psychology Steve L. Archer, Ed.S., technology Sally Armstrong, M.S., orientation Hazel Jane Bailey, M.M., music Isabel E. Baker, Ed.D., education Terri Baker, Ph.D., English Joseph Barnard, Ph.D., computer science Wesley Beck, Jr., Ed.D., education Michael H. Beechem, Ph.D., social work Joan E. Bell, Ed.D., mathematics Gerald Benn, Ed.D., physical education Amy B. Blackburn, Ed.D., education Michael D. Bolton, Ed.D., mathematics Seldon W. Bowman, M.S. Ed., science Winn Kelly Brooks, D.S.W., social work Sarah N. Brown, Ph.D., social work Deborah Carment, M.S., mathematics Thomas M. Carment, M.B.A., accounting Judith Chambers, M.S., business education ? l i l i i lu DI :IN For students who chose to major in criminal justice, a main objective was to extend the sphere of learning outside the specific area of study. Most college students specialized in a particular academic area while attending college. Major areas such as math and business prescribed specific and elective courses within a single department. But for stu- dents majoring in criminal justice, it meant broadening their learning and expanding their course load into a diversity of fields. Criminal justice has become more of an eclectic dis- cipline than just a course of study. "To obtain a degree in criminal justice the student must have working knowledge in a number of areas. The application was what makes it such a discipline," said Charles Dreveskracht, assistant professor of criminal justice. Criminal justice used psychology, sociology and philosophy to assist in reasoning and deduction con- cerning evidence, applied public administration and re- lations programs to organize an effective force and build community and inner relations. It also utilized medical background courses and natural sciences to determine information from factors in nature. Political science, mathematics and ethics also played major roles in the education for a degree in criminal justice. "We had to have an all-around knowledge because we do much more than just arrest people. It made it a little more difficult, but it's worth it," said Harley Seabolt. The program was initiated for much more than train- ing students in duties of general police work. The course objective was to raise the professional standards of the entire law enforcement structure of the United States by training interested students. "Our studies were pretty in-depth. We were taught everything from the history of criminal justice to the future of criminal justice. It's strict and very exciting," said John Brasuel. At the end of the 1970 fall semester, our university became one of the participating institutions in the Law Enforcement Education Program authorized by the Om- nibus Crime Control and Safe Street Act. The grant al- 64 lowed a limited number of law enforcement officials and interested college students to enroll in sociology classes directly related to law enforcement. In 1971, police science became a separate major from the sociology department. The criminal justice depart- ment opened with 20 majors and today more than 250 students have declared criminal justice as their major with more than 40 percent being women. "l've always wanted to work in corrections," said Melissa Miller. "lt's an exciting career. Women's roles in criminal justice have grown. We don't have to just sit at a desk and type." The program grew from a basic law enforcement em- phasis to an expanded emphasis in paralegalism and a master's program in law enforcement. A person trained in paralegal studies can work in law firms as a research assistant and perform many tasks of law procedures which have traditionally been han- dled by lawyers. Legal assistant education trained stu- dents for gathering and analyzing facts for court cases, handling preparation for court proceedings and other functions in assisting lawyers. "I've always liked secretarial work and researching law and cases. I don't think I can be a lawyer, but I want to work along side of one," Catherine Tate said. Students graduating from the criminal justice program can be employed in city, state and federal policing agen- cies in law enforcement and administration. They can also continue their education and acquire a law degree at an accredited university. A degree in botanical sciences provided students knowledge of flora, an accounting degree gave students foundations in bookkeeping, and English majors could write, but criminal justice students learned more than just arresting techniques. They became knowledgea- ble in a wide range of areas to better understand the environment of criminal justice. 'I Darryl Thomas The first Indian University in the United States as it appeared mid- way through the long process of renovation. Though it will take longer members of the Native American Student Association plan to cut cost considerably by doing much of the work themselves. iPhoto - Paula Hoodj According to junior James Maupin, the study of law is definitely tedious and time consuming, but will someday be well worth the effort. Maupin spends much of his time surrounded by law books, living upto the reputation that earned him a spot on this year's list of Who's Who among American College Students. iPhoto Servlcesj M s, , if ' ' ' 5 fi 0 W t Q Indian University The first Indian university in the United States, a two-story brick building in Tahlequah, already had a rich and colorful past. The structures acquisition last December by our university assured it would have an equally rich and colorful future as a center for Native American students. "The building had tremendous significance to Indian education and will remind us of the Indian people's concern for culture and edu- cation," said President Roger Webb. Indian University was founded Feb. 9, 1880, by Almon C. Bacone, a missionary from Rochester, N.Y., who moved to Indian Terri- tory in 1878 to teach at the Cherokee Male Seminary in Tahlequah. By the end of 1880, 53 students were attend- ing the school. To ease the overcrowding, Ba- cone moved Indian University to Muskogee in 1885. Native Americans were understandably ex- cited about the acquisition of the building, since their organization would operate and maintain the facility. The building would be open to all Native Americans on campus. There were also plans to use the building for seminars and lectures. Tutorial services for Native Americans stu- dents at all grade levels would also be offered. The building represented a "dream come true" for Native Americans. They had talked about having a place of their own for years but had never had their own building on campus until now. Finally they have a gathering place where they can feel at home. Gary Cheatham, M.S., library services Myron Cherry, Ph.D., chemistry Jerry Choate, M.EA., ceramics Craig Clifford, Ph.D., biology Kenneth Collins, Ed.D., education Linda Collins, M.Ed., mathematics Richard Coones, M.EA., art John Crane, M.S., indutrial education Mark Criswell, Ph.D., optometry Julia Crow, M.A., education Joe Davis, M.M., music John deBanzie, Ph.D., biology Coker Jack Denton, Ed.D., education Charles T. DeShong, Ph.D., English Linda Edmonson, O.D., optometry William Edmonson, ll, O.D., optometry George Elliott, M.T., physical education Byron Evers, M.S., journalism Dunn Faires, Ed.D., industrial education Jon Finch, B.S., English Clifford Finnegan, M.A., library services Criminal justice 65 azz.. 79' ..5:.ae1" rf M :I "2 'gras .af 1- 1 " - ter? ' -..-1:-is .E f.f...:5:-322. 2: f- 35- ig ' K' "Z 15539 '- ffl ...Liz , .1 . l- N. . ....,.... .. 1, .ss M. . .... .. A Am, Avggimgg College students were assesed on their knowledge by a test of not-so-common topics complied by a local television news reporter. Kowledge comes from a past experience, practi- cal skill or direct perception. Common is familiarity through appearance or action. Thus common knowledge, for most, would be familiarity with items like the days of the week, the months of the year or the num- ber of states in the United States. Scott Thompson, special reporter for KJRH Channel 2 in Tulsa, delivered the test and examined what he called "higher education's common knowledge." Stu- dents were tested in areas of personalities, history, ge- ography and politics. Last November 145 students from Oklahoma State University, University of Oklahoma, University of Tulsa and Tulsa Junior Colleges partici- pated in the initial examination. The results, when aired, brought responses of amaze- ment, disappointment and laughter across the state. The answers to the history and geography questions re- quired definitive answers with no room for discretion. State capitols were hard to remember, especially when they were far from Oklahoma. Washington D.C. is not the capitol of the state of Washington. Our nation is young according to the student who dated the signing of the constitution as 1987. identifications on personal- ities were even more difficult as many were noted for the exploits prior to the 1960s. The Hoover vacuum cleaner was not invented by J. Edgar Hoover, nor was he the 28th president of the United States. "I watched the results all four nights and I couldn't believe that students did so poorly," said Mike Evans, Northeastern sophomore. "The response was immediate," Thompson said, Hbecause the next day l received visits and calls from individuals and schools wanting to take the test." North- eastern students wrote to Thompson to acquire the test and compare their knowledge against other university students. ln response to the inquiries, a testing of our campus was initiated. Two percent of the on-campus population took part in the examination. Our students were convinced that they outranked others but after the results were tallied they found them- selves ranking at about the same level as the initial stu- dents who took the test. "lt was not what I thought it would be like," said Kevin Melody. "I thought l would breeze through with no problem, but it was kind of difficult." Timeliness played a key role in the test. Most of the questions pertained to the pre-1970s, whereas more than half of the students tested were 21 years of age and under. Students tested well on the personality ques- tions as 65 percent of them knew more than half of the personalities listed. More than 75 percent of the stu- dents knew who James Dean, Ben Franklin, Hank Wil- liams and Stephen Spielberg were. But a local high school was not named after Frank Lloyd Wright, nor was he the brother of Orville Wright and James Watt did not Academics 66 invent the light bulb. "The identification was easy compared to the rest of the test," Stephen Burton said. "On the history and ge- ography you had a right and wrong answer. There was no room for in-betweensf' While 52 percent of the students correctly answered the history questions only 39 percent recognized any of the geography problems. The trouble stemmed from identification of the state capitols and dating of the wars such as the Civil War, World War I and ll which showed 44 percent correctly responding. Students did better on the political questions as 55 percent answered all the questions and 60 percent had the correct answer. But for the record, Al Pacino was not the secretary of defense, David Boren is a U.S. se- nator, not the current governor of Oklahoma and the total number of U.S. representative was 438 not 759 or "three for each state except Hawaii and Alaska where they only receive two." "The test made me think," freshman Brian Johnson said. "I think they should call it something besides com- mon knowledge. lt was anything but common." Northeastern students answered 58 percent of the questions correctly, whereas the initial students tested averaged 50 percent correct. The last section of the test had students identify state locations on a map. The origi- nal students averaged 37 percent correct while our stu- dents averaged 77 percent. Northeastern's involvement in the test prompted Thompson and KJRH to come to the campus to see how students faired on the test. A news team visited the university to report our involvement. They said in response to the wide interest, a sequel to the test would be aired. "The test was fair Those were questions that students in higher education should be able to answer," Paul Dameron said. lf students were able to make up a test of common knowledge, by its definition, the questions would read: identify Ronald Reagan? who won the Super Bowl? or how far can drive your car while on empty? These would be questions students could surely answer. To base college students acquisitions and retention of common knowledge on a Trivial Pursuit game may not be valid for testing the higher education system in Oklahoma. lf testing the system was the objective, then perhaps the test shouId've been divided into major areas of study more directly related to people's lifestyles. An army may examine its marching members in a pa- rade for cohesion, consistency and common appear- ance. College students however seem to march to the beat of their own drums and unconformity should be expected. "Obviously what is common to one is not common to all," Dr. David Timmons, assistant profes- sor of journalism said. 'I Darryl Thomas David Fischer, M.B.A., computer science Gary Foster, Ph.D., music Ralph Foster, Ph.D., computer science Daniel Fuller, Ed.D., psychology Raymond Gann, MT., industrial education Harpal Gill, Ph.D., political science Jack Goddard, M.S., economics David Goss, O.D., optometry Kay Grant, M.A., childhood developement Robert Greubel, Ph.D., economics Everette Grigsby, Ph.D., biology Michael Guile, Ph.D., psychology Michael Hadley, M.S., speech Rudia Halliburton, Jr., M.A., history Daniel Hansen, Ph.D., mathematics Gail Harris, M.Ed., reading Antoinette Harrison, M.Ed., library media Kenneth Hayes, M.Ed., physical education Jana Hightower, B.A., speech Harriett Hobbs, M.L.S., library services Juanita Holmes, Ed.E., business administration Common Knowledge 67 ,. . Y, V iii .... K 1 Q t ' N Q. ,I . -pr, ami 5 as Y V is t 9 5 Q 5 f if if i , a :. L :,,.. a 1.1. , ,,.,.,:,,. " 1 2 ., 3,2 wig! 6 .tg 5 1,3 5 Our Sc1ence Department mcreased the c1rc1e of learning and offered some of the most stimulat- ing field study that students encountered. The Division of Natural Science was designed and continually updated to provide a hands-on experience for students. The main objective was to demonstrate and promote knowledge of, and appreciation for, the fun- damental Iaws of the universe. Many instructors used lab time outside of the classroom and provided students with the opportunity to observe nature from a realistic Vl9W. "Birding" was defined as the sport of watching, listen- ing and marveling at the colors, shapes, sounds and antics of birds. This was one of many activities the science department had to offer students. The Se- quoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Vian was one area where Dr Everett Grigsby took his students to increase their ability to identify different species. Junior Angela Stovall commented, "Anyone who has had a class with Dr. Grigsby knew that it was a big experience. He ex- pected a great deal from each of his students, but at the end of the semester it felt good to look back and realize how much l had learned." Grigsby's students also visited a bat cave in Spavinaw near Jay, where they were also oriented on elk, deer and water fowl. "It gave students a different perspec- tive when they visited different places," said Grigsby. Dr. James Schooley took his students on a marine biology field trip to the Gulf of Mexico in Ocean Springs, Mississippi and then on to New Orleans to visit the zoo in Audubon Park. This trip was six days long, the cost was 3170.00 per student, and was not limited to science Water temperature in September makes for a cilling experience. Af- ter wading through the river, students arrived at a cave designated spe- cifically for the mating of bats. Public Spelunking was not permitted, but student access was allowed for educational purposes only. iPhoto - Angela Stovalll 68 students only. Participants increased their knowledge of fishery and wildlife. "That trip gave us the opportu- nity to apply what we had learned in the class," said senior Ftita Thomas. Schooley also took science students on a seven day trip to the "Black Mesa" in western Oklahoma, where they studied and observed the ecology of the areas animal life and vegetation. Several camping trips were taken to the Southeast corner of Oklahoma. Some expeditions traveled south to Texas and Louisiana, where students visited a processing plant, beaches and a regional aquaria. Stu- dents favored this area because ofthe unique fish they identified and measured. ln an effon to increase botany students' ability to iden- tify trees and learn about plant ecology, Dr. Donna Smith took them to the Sparrowhawk Mountains in the Qui- achita Nature Forest. Approximately twenty students took part in the nature hike. They obsenled plant and soil composition, erosion patterns and succession. "The students have seen trees, but have never really thought about them," Smith said. The Science department offered these field trips in an effort to increase development of scientific approach and a better understanding of natural phenomena. Many students took advantage of these opportunities and gained an appreciation of nature from a scientific point of view. 'I Mitzy Sloan ... -A. -M, .-.,.,,..,..3 W, -- - . , 2 . ,YS Q L Y -.ao so it 1 Located north of Wagoner is the Northeast Regional Office ofthe Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. Each fall migrat- ing Canadian geese returned to the refuge where they were cared for while they were molting and unable to fly. The refuge was one place students visited to learn the specific habits of these migrato- ry birds. tPhoto - Angela Stovallt While at the Northeast Regional office students receive informa- tion about wildlife managment. Jontie Aldrich, wildlife biologist for migratory birds, spoke to Natural History ol Vertebrates students about the purpose ol duck stamps and where to buy them. iPhoto - Angela Stovallj f " ills . fb ga J l fo . li A . gas. 61 ef' x ii' l z bl ' t ln order to Spot and observe birds, students have to be will ing to get out early. Dr. Grigsby focused the spotting scope so students could identify the wide variety of birds that gather be low the Lake Ft. Gibson damn. iPhoto - Angela Stovallt Wesley G. Houk, M.S., accounting Harry O. House, Jr., O.D., optometry J.R. Smiley lrelan, Ph.D., chemistry James E. Jackson, O.D., optometry James A. Jarrell, D.M.E., humanitieslmusic Janice Keeley, B.S., nursing Kathie Kilpatrick, M.Ed., business education Gene Kozlowski, Jr., Ph.D., computer science Lowell Lehman, Ph.D., music Jewell Linville, Ed.D., business education Betty Lombardi, Ph.D., English Judith Lowrey, M.Ed., business education Monica J. Macklin, M.S., biology Willis Clem Maples, O.D., optometry Jimmy A. Martin, Ed.D., education Kathy Mazon, M.S., education John M. Mercer, Ph.D., English John A. Milbauer, Ph.D., geography William Morris, Jr., J.D., business administration Jay B. Munsell, Ed.D., education John Edward Myers, M.M., music 69 ACI!-VI ES Teaching was only one facet in the lives of our campus faculty members. How they spent leisure time was something few students considered. It may not have been evident to the thousands of students who passed through these portals that their professors had interests other than the curriculums at hand. Their outside endeavors were as diverse as the instructors themselves and these examples barely scratch the surface. Jim King, assistant professor of drafting and design technology, sought experiences in the underwater world of diving. From recreational scuba diving to professional 400-foot bell saturation dives off the coast of Venezue- la, he experienced many challenges. "I wanted to get a picture ofa shark coming face on. l spotted one hid- ing in a reef so I reached in and pulled his tail. lt was six feet long!" said King. Coordinator of Veterans Affairs Jake Chanate is a Ki- owa lndian storyteller who gave younger generations a chance to hear of their cultural roots. Nearly all of Chanate's tales were centered around a trickster called "Saynday," an awkward and mischievious Indian who is used to explain such things as why birds fly. The proud spirit of his culture lived through his tales. Chanate traveled around the country speaking to au- diences of all ages, telling them the stories he learned as a child at the knees of his late grandfather. Restoring a 1929 Model "A" Ford that won many awards, including the National Ftod Association's "best engineered" category in 1976, was one of assistant professor of journalism Byron Evers favorite accomplish- ments. "lt was fun cruising down the highway at 65 m.p.h. in a restored antique car. But you had to look out for the other guy. People would stare at the car and First impressions are not always accurate. One would have never ex- pected that Professor Jim King, a rather reserved man, was a scuba diver for a metropolitan police force. According to King, drastic changes in diving equipment simplified underwater tasks. The old suit was heavy and cumbersome, but the design ofthe new suit greatly improved mo- bility. iPhoto - Mike Allenl Academics 70 forget that they were driving too," said Evers. Nlla Phipps, assistant director of the Living Literature Center enjoyed traveling. Though most of her trips were connected with the center, she often felt as if she were on vacation. Her travels led her to such places as the United Kingdom, Greece, Turkey, Italy, Mexico and France, as well as many parts of the U.S. "Of all the places l have visited my favorite was London," said Phipps. During her travels she utilized her skills in pho- tography to compile a large portfolio of the places she had been. Katharyn Mazon, assistant professor of education in psychology, relaxes while doing stained-glass artwork with her husband. "l'm not much different out of class than I am in class. I often used family experiences as examples in my classes and that lets me get on a more personal level with the students," said Mazon. Assistant professor of speech and drama James Ma- lone was a master in the art of puppetry. He has taught a small puppetry class and utilized his skill in other classes as well. Using his puppets, some of which were obtained while visiting Europe, he orchestrated shows at libraries, birthday parties and malls. "Puppetry is an invigorating experience. There's never a dull moment," remarked Malone. Preconceptions were easily formed about instructors. Students often failed to consider that faculty members had other interests. Professors were believed by some students to live only to cause grief, when in reality the academic world of education was only part of their lives. 5 Benny Vanschuyver K' ' ':.f. .l."f r"' - I I ,ww X krrr ye mt.-,.ea+,3a ' H 4 il!aL?WV - 1 vw ' z.. . i ' ,e .,,... .. . . ..,, '-yfkifr' .. .4 l, W . ,,. , , g M Q izfaafwvfww -ff if matt -'-' aw' X5 .. ,t .. A, .V The Living Literature Center often offers students the opportunity to travel abroad. While accompanying students on a lierary toun Nlla Phipps captured many of London's beautiful sights on film. Big Ben, a major tourist attraction, boasted a 13-ton bell that rested high atop the House of Parliament. fPhoto courtesy of Nlla Phippsl " 'S it "? un. u 1 'ii .s , .. 'lt n.....Q 2 1 lmagine the reconstruction it would take to put this 1929 Model "A" Tudor back on the highway. lt took Professor Bryon Evers 11 months to complete the project. Not only did Evers successfully transform this ve- hicle back to its original appearence, but he was also recognized for his efforts on the "Rotary A" when he took "Best in the Show" at a classic car exhibition. Photographers from "Hot Rod" magazine took pictures of the car and the magazine ran a feature article on the restored auto. tPhotos courtesy of Byron Evers.l Tall tales are an enjoyable form ol entertainment for children and adults. Jake Chanate always found enjoyment in sharing his culture through stories. Chanate, in keeping with Kiowa tradition, said he tries to always tell his stories in the winter, after outside work is completed and at night after the days' work is done. tPhoto Servicesi . yi v 5- . if '," i ii' Q Little Extra There was not much instructors could do to make classrooms more personal because they never knew where they would be teaching from one semester to the next, However. individual offices were a differ- ent story. Faculty members tried to create a positive and stimulating atmosphere to com- fort the nerves of jittery students who might otherwise have been reluctant to make an office visit. Space was not wasted and many instruc- tors began by personalizing their office doors. Professor of biology Dr. Gary Wickham recognized the need to present a relaxing at- mosphere for himself and his students. 'iStu- dents needed to feel comfortable when they came for a visit. I exposed a part of myself through my collection of cartoons and hoped that would encourage students to do the same." he said. The door that led to the office of psycholo- gy professor Dr. Lee Quiett displayed a vari- ety of personal mementos. Among his door decorations were two items that almost always evoked a curious expression: a wooden cross and a large clove of garlic. When asked why he displayed two such unusual objects. Quiett, who included a segment on "Psychology of the Supernatural" in one of his courses. responded with. "You don't see any vampires or Werewolves do you?" That always warranted a hearty chuckle and accomplished the intend- ed purpose of helping students feel at ease. Many instructors utilized doors to convey specific messages and most were satisfied with the results. Major L. McClure, Ed.D., education Robert A. McQuitty, Ph.D., English Thomas A. Newton, Ed.D., education C. Justin Noble, Ph.D., sociology William Nowlin, M.Ed., physical education Alven Nunley, Jr., Ed.D., mathematics Carl Parker, M.S., speech and drama George Parker, Ed.D., physical education Slyvanna Prechtl, Mus.D., music Lee King Quiett, Ed.D., psychology Brian Rader, Ph.D., political science Linda Reese, Ed.D., special education Charles Rogers, M.A., geography Janette K. Rogers, Ed.D., education John Rolland, Ed.D., special education Donald Ruby, Ed.D., industrial education Ronald Schafer, Ph.D., speechllanguage William J. Schiller, Ed.D., psychology Kathleen M. Schmidt, Ed.D., art Earl P Schmitt, Jr., O.D., optometry Michael Sharp, M.A., social science Another Side! Faculty 7l ' , , . ,.,f::EE.2.f::G,.,:.,..A , I ,,,, M. .l. i Ar Dr. Harold Aldridge devoted extra effort to enhance learning by adapting his lesson plans to fit class personalities as a Whole. On his office walls, Dr. Harold Aldridge, associate professor of psychology, posted words of wisdom by var- ious authors that touched his life in one way or the other. In addition there were newspaper clippings and pho- tographs of friends, relatives and his other interests. Not only was he an educator, he was an author, an activist and a speaker of his beliefs. Having come from a household where both parents were teachers, it appeared natural for him to plan a career in the same field. But Aldridge was discouraged from pursuing that particular direction right away be- cause of problems in teaching that his parents regu- larly discussed. Alter graduating from Drake University, Aldridge had planned a career as a dentist. Instead he worked as a referee at professional basketball games while, in his own words he "...bummed around a bit." In the '6Os, Aldridge lived in San Francisco and was involved with activist organizations that promoted black unity and the immediacy of Black American rights. "I saw people get blown away for their beliefs. I asked myself many times if I was willing to die for what the world was not ready for. I felt what black people need- ed most was stronger education." As the Vietnam con- flict escalated, he decided to defer to teaching. AIdridge's first teaching position was in biology at Memorial High School in Tulsa. The job became tedi- ous and he decided to try a different approach. If that didn't work, he felt he must consider finding something else to do. Aldridge said that when he was in school he wanted to understand and feel the subject, so he had to study more. He decided to use that concept with his students. "If I didn't feel it, I wouIdn't teach it. I hoped people would ask questions so I could help them understand." He faced his classes the next day with a relaxed at- Findlng a moment to relax is unusual for Dr Harold Aldridge. Between his busy schedule on campus and his many other interests, to see him "just sitting" was a rare occassion. tPhoto - The Northeasternj 72 titude. The students enjoyed him and he enjoyed the students. "I knew I was trying too hard. When I tried a different approach, it fit and has stayed interesting." Aldridge attended Northeastern in the late '60s where he earned his master's degree in education and was later hired. He felt his varied experiences gave him a positive attitude towards personal expression and teaching. Dr. Aldridge was a guest speaker on the nationally syndicated show, "Tony Brown's Journal," a forum for the discussion of issues that affected minorities either directly or indirectly. He spoke to Brown about his research paper entitled, "The Birth of a Nation, The Rocky Series, and the Color Purple Wasn't Enough...". His paper dealt with information he gathered about mo- vies that depicted blacks in a negative way. "I wrote the paper for my benefit and I needed to share it with others. I wanted to help provide cool, dark shades for those left in the glaring sun. To help pro- mote a realistic image instead of the well-known caricatures." Although Aldridge presented very strong ideas, his person-to-person easygoing attitude said, "Hey, l'm a person, you're a person, and we are in this together." The lessons he learned from experience were the same lessons he presented in letters to the "Black Men of Means," which summed up his observation: "You can if you will! You have done it in the past, but we need you today! However, you must get up off your rusty dusty. Get into the mix. Come all the way, live and go for the throw down." Dr. Aldridge was consistently considered one of the favorite instructors around campus because of his direct and honest approach to people and issues eventually affecting all of us and our future together as a people and a nation. Dr. Aldridge enjoys spending time with students outside of class as well as in class. Aldridge didn't just answer questions, but tried to inspire students to reason out answers for themselves, then gave them a hand if needed. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj 310 im... If I' Q, ' it ix , 5 li I . I 'f ' It I 'I if My k it 44 Ja W . a An accomplished equestrian and trainer: Dr. Aldridge poses with his 24fyear-old horse "A Personal Stash." His Patience and training techniques paid off on numerous occasions. Aldridge also found the concentration of training his horses to be therapeutic. iPhoto courtesy of Dr. Aldridgel Dr Aldridge holds a second-degree black belt and is co-sponsor ofthe Kinney Karate Association. Aldridge revitalized mind and body after the rigors of daily obligations by working through Tae Kwon Do katas. iPhoto Darryl Thomasl la- -C' I x I4 It Victoria Sheffler, M.L.S., library senfices Glen Sizemore, Ed.D., psychology Greta Slaton, Ed.D., education Martha Sturdevant, M.A., physical education Delores Sumner, M.L.S., library senfices Robert T. Taylor, M.Ed., reading Georgene Timko, M.S.L.S., library services David R. Tmmons, Ph.D., journalism Richard Tinnell, Ed.D., industrial education Ronald Toulouse, Ph.D., business education J. Ross Underwood, Ed.D., education John Uzzo, M.A., business administration Joyce Van Nostrand, M.S.N., nursing Charles Veith, M.A.L.S., library seniices James R Walker, Ph.D., English William Ward, Ed.D., special education Robert Webb, ll, Ed.D., guidancelcounseling Linda West, M.L.S., library services Roger West, Ph.D., O.D., optometry Paul Westbrook, Ph.D., speech M. Gary Wickham, Ph.D., biology Aldridge! Faculty 73 "" f -Q3 Awpwwmtt i M ' T-9? fiv tN I +-we it its 42 rr M ra - 'l 'tr at I f X as in ff vt-Q Q est . V.... . .. . .,..... . ....,, .,A. M tt. .fa f l if t Els I W si 5 . 'Ti Efs E 9 V 2 25, yn at ra e l 5 S L n iii if t- Q Q2 3 wg? K' '-if . -Q Q 2 of - Dr. Lotsee Patterson encouraged her students to be as diversified as possible and stressed the benefits of being well qualified in many areas. Determined! Energetic! Enthusiastic! These were but a few words that could be used to describe Dr. Lot- see Patterson. Patterson joined the faculty in January as associate professor of library media. On the road that brought her to our university she encountered many ob- stacles. By maintaining a positive attitude and humorous outlook on life there were none she was unable to overcome. Patterson graduated from the Oklahoma College for Women in 1959 and began her teaching career at Boone School in Apache, Okla. After teaching for sever- al years she enrolled in the educational technology pro- gram at the University of Oklahoma and graduated with a doctoral degree in 1979. Her career has spanned almost three decades and when asked how she felt about retiring she responded, "I don't think I ever will, I can't imagine not working. I really love my work and the rewards it brings of seeing former students doing well in their careers." A member of the Comanche tribe, Patterson was very involved in community and tribal affairs. One of the more interesting things she has worked on was the drafting of legislation which provided financial assistance for ln- dian tribal development of libraries on reservations. Her work in this area began when she was a member of the faculty at the University of New Mexico where she actually planned and developed a number of libraries in the Pueblos. "These libraries provided much need- ed access to information for people in remote areas," said Patterson. "I am a great proponent of libraries and have a spe- cial interest in aiding Native Americans. I think every- one wants to leave a legacy when they die and I look upon those libraries as my legacy, along with my chil- dren, of course." Patterson was one of five Native Americans who served on an advisory panel for the National Historical and Records Commission in Washington, D.C. She has also served in leadership positions for the American Library Association and the National Commission on Use of the computer makes storing and keeping track of records much eaiser, especially for educators who have so much paperwork to keep up with. Department head for Curriculum and Instruction Dr, Jim Wil- hite and Dr. Lotsee Patterson took advantage of new technology and worked on a program that would enable them to do even more on their computer than they were currently doing. iPhoto - Paula Hoodj 74 Libraries and information Science for which she par- ticipated in two House Conferences. Patterson, who has been divorced for many years, managed to raise five children as a single parent. All five have graduated from college. "I have never allowed my work to interfere with my family, and my family never interfered with my work," said Patterson. "I have worked at places for years and my co-workers never even knew I had children." "I would sometimes worry that I might be depriving them because I wasn't able to give them much of my time," she laughed, "but they assure me that they all had a great childhood, and I think they are pretty well- adjusted. I think any mother who works outside the home is going to feel a certain amount of guilt, but you can have the best of two worlds - as a professional and as a parent, however, the price you pay is a lot of worry and a lot of hard work." Patterson, who was task-oriented, found it difficult to relax. She found she could not participate in recrea- tional activities that many people enjoyed because she was usually bored, and she felt much better when she was accomplishing something. Patterson enjoys gardening and playing the piano, and had plans of learning how to play the guitar. Her favorite pastime ac- tivities were painting and reading, of course. What else would you expect from a "proponent of libraries?" Patterson felt the most important message she tried to convey to students was, "...that anyone can succeed if they have enough motivation." lt was unique that a woman of her experience and education expressed a desire to go to law school someday. She also thought a great deal about ways she could aid in taking libraries and education to Third World countries. These ideas are perfect examples of another message she stressed to students concerning the benefits of being diversified. Not only was this something she had done for herself, but continually encouraged students to do the same. Expanding one's horizons, that was her motto. 'n Paula Hood In class activities are only a small portion of the responsibilities that come with a teaching career Dr Lotsee Patterson was involved in several programs that worked forthe betterment of higher edu- cation. The Educational Research Committee was one example. Pat- terson and fellow members ofthe committee Dr. Tim Ficklin, Steve Siera, Gerald Boggs and Thomas Newton met to review and develop a survey instrument to be administered to alumni of the graduate education program. iPhoto - Mike Brownj Using hand puppets, as well as many other tools, to motivate young listeners is a skill Dr. Patterson encourages her students to develop. Students Cindy Low, Pam Wallace, Emily Bankhead, beth Dobbins and Teri Henry found the show to be entertaining as well as educational. iPhoto - Paula Hoodl Dr. Patterson shares some award winning childrens books with a group of her students. She emphasized to future teachers that bold and colorful illustrations can increase student participation in a classroom story hour. 1Photo - Paula Hoody Along with all her other skills Dr. Patterson has given "new meaning" to the words time management. Use of the telephone system helped Patterson cut down the amount of time spent in locating needed information. iPhoto - Paula Hoody "YJ, , X 7""'m..., James W. Wilhite, Ed.D., education Steven C. Wilkinson, M.Ed., mathematics Earl R. Willias, Ph.D., economics Susie Williams, M.S., home economics Kenneth M. Willis, MI, physical education Patricia Woolever, Ph.D., biology Jeannie Wyly, M.S., orientation Patterson I Faculty 75 i Additional employment for the fall semester in- cluded 29 new faculty members with a wide range of experience which proved beneficial to students. Steve Archer, an instructor of technology, earned bachelor's and master's degrees from NSU and the specialist in education degree from Pittsburg State University. He received his doctoral degree at the University of Arkansas. In addition to seven years of teaching ex- perience at the university level, he has had practical experience in the area of metals and electricity. Sandra Beckeig a speech pathology instructon earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees from Cen- tral Missouri State University. She also has a bachelor of science in education from Northwest Missouri State University. Dr. Gerald Boggs, a professor of education, came to us from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Edu- cation. He served as facility and planning analyst and coordinator for Accreditation and Teacher Education. Boggs received his bachelor of science degree from East Central University and his master's and doctorate degrees from Oklahoma State University. Dr Winn Kelly Brooks came from San Antonio, Texas, as an associate professor of social work, after 13 years of teaching at the university level and seven years of practical social work experience. She received her bachelor's degree from Louisiana State University, her master of social work degree from San Diego State University, and her doctor of social welfare degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Assistant professor of optometry Dr. Mark Criswell earned a bachelor of science in education degree from the University of Tulsa and a master of arts degree from NSU. Dr. Diana Bond-Dry, temporary assistant professor of business law, received a bachelor of arts in education from NSU and the juris doctorate degree from the University of Oklahoma. As an instructor of library services, Helen K. Hill received her bachelor of arts from Texas Christian University and her master of arts in librarylinformation studies from Texas Women's University. Dr. James E. Jackson joined the college of optome- try as an assistant professor of optometry. He earned a bachelors degree from Athens State College and a master of science from the University of Alabama. Jack- son was in private practice for five years in Melbourne, Fla. Temporary instructor of office administration Kathie Kilpatrick received her bachelor of science and master of science in business education and her vocational business and office certificate from NSU. Jimmie L. King, instructor of industrial education, earned his bachelor of science and master of educa- tion degree from Central State University and has ex- perience in both public and private enterprises. Instructor of business education Judith Lowery received her bachelor of arts in education and master of education degree from NSU and her master of science in education from Florida State University. Jana Lynn Mann, assistant professor of elemen- 76 tarylearly education, earned a bachelor of science in education and master of education from NSU. United States Army Capt. Michael McMath was hired to work with Reserve Officer's Training Corps. McMath, originally from Hinesville, Ga., earned a bachelor of mili- tary science degree from Florida State University. Glennis J. Parker, instructor of English, received a bachelor of science degree from John Brown Univer- sity and a master of education degree and media specialist certification from the University of Arkansas. As an associate professor in business administration, Dr Jesse E. Raine was awarded his bachelor of science, master of science and his doctor of philosophy degree from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Ronald D. Shaefer, assistant professor of speechllanguage pathology, earned a bachelor of science degree from Oklahoma State University. His master of science and doctor of philosophy degrees came from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. J. Michael Sharp, temporary assistant professor of political science, was awarded a bachelor of arts from Northwest Missouri State University and his master of science from St. Louis University. An assistant professor of home economics, Dr. Pen- ny B. Sommers taught at Panhandle State University. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees from North- eastern State University and her doctor of education degree from the University of Missouri. Instructor of library media Marian Smith-Rogers earned the bachelor of science in education at NSU and a master of library science at the University of Ok- lahoma. Dr. David Ray Timmons, assistant professor of jour- nalism, earned his bachelor of arts, his master of arts and his doctor of philosophy degree from the Universi- ty of Oklahoma. Timmons has 11 years experience at the college and university level. An associate professor of industrial education Dr. Richard W. Tinnell came from Okmulgee where he taught at OSU Tech. His bachelor's, master's and doc- torial degrees came from Oklahoma State University. John Peter Uzzo was hired as temporary instructor of business administration. He earned bachelor of bus- iness administration and master of arts degrees at the University of Oklahoma. Jacqueline R. Winkliffe, a business instructor, received her bachelor of science from NSU and the master of business education degree from the Univer- sity of Oklahoma. William R Willis became regents professor of politi- cal science and special advisor to the president. Willis was first elected to the Oklahoma House of Represen- tatives in 1959. He retired from the legislature in 1986. He is from Tahlequah. Wathene C. Young was hired as assistant professor of education. She holds her bachelor of science and master of arts degrees from Oklahoma State University. 'I Mitzy Sloan I gl Sandra Becker Capt. Michael McMath Dr. David Timmons fi- Kathie Kilpatrick Judith Lowery X ttiii y Dr. Jesse E. Raine J. Michael Sharp Q New Snack Bar According to Bob Patrick, director of the Physical Plant and Jerry Catron, director of Food Service, the University Center Snack Bar was scheduled to be closed for the entire summer term so renovation could get under way. After more than a year of planning, it looked as though university residents and employees would have the opportunity to enjoy a food service area similar to the one located in Woodland Hills Mall in Tulsa. According to Patrick plans were being made for Physical Plant employees to spend part of their summer demolishing everything in the snack bar area of the University Center basement. Current plans for the food service area include a hamburger shop, Mexican food, ice cream stand, salad bar, pizza shop and possibly a bakery. "The new food service area will pro- vide a larger variety and faster service for patronsf' said Catron. Each shop area will have individual kitchens and will utilize the same equip- ment that franchise restaurants use. The plan called for the new Snack Bar to be renovated in a first-class manner and was scheduled for completion by the beginning of the fall semester. EXP J . After many years of educating students a record number of faculty relinquished their classroom duties to explore other interests. Responding to attractive incentives offered by the Oklahoma Teacher's Retirement System, 18 faculty members chose December as the month they would retire. Combining their years as educators, they provided over four and a half centuries of service to our university. Those retiring at the close of the fall semester were Dr. James Avery Adams, professor of education, Dr. Ruth Arrington, professor of speechg Dr. George Clarke, professor of scienceg Dr. William H. Day, professor of management, Dr. Odie Faulk, professor of historyg Dr. Guy Friend, professor of educationg Dr. Don Herrlein, professor of guidance and counseling, Dr Austin Ketch- en professor of chemistryg Dr. Valgene Littlefield, profes- sor of speechg Dr. John C. Lowe, professor of political science, Dr. Herbert Monks, professor of mathematicsg Dr. Mary Catherine Norwood, professor of Englishg Dr. Tracy Norwood, professor of education and psycholo- gyg Dr. Lanny Joe Reed, professor of physicsg Dr. JI Sego, chairman, Business Division: Ralph Steinmey- er, instructor of criminal justice, Dr. Raymond Waltrip, professor of accounting, and Jim Williams, assistant professor of history. Oklahoma House Bill 1473, adopted by the state legis- lature last year, altered the guidelines for the teacher retirement system, 'lThe most significant change was the figures and percentages used to calculate retire- ment benefits," said Gary Alderson, director of per- sonnel. Gene Frusher, former chief of Campus Police, is now devoting more time to teaching scuba diving. Frusher, who helped develop the Crimi- nal Justice Department, planned to continue teaching part-time, iPhoto Servicesl Dr. JT. Sego releases the reins as chairman ofthe Business Division. His plans included devoting more time to his 120 acre horse ranch where his animals were bred and sold for racing purposes. tPhoto Servicesl 78 A further change was the provision that any active membqr of the program who retired during the period that began July 1 and continued through Jan. 1 was immediately eligible for the higher average salary cal- culations if they met contribution requirements. Both teacher contribution and subsequent benefits of the retirement system were calculated on a percen- tage basis. Those who had taught longer, had a higher average salary and paid higher contributions were en- titled to higher benefits after retirement. Before July 1 the maximum average salary used to figure retirement benefits was 325,000 The new legis- lation allowed a member to increase contributions to 10 percent of his salary if it ranged between 325,000 and 540,000 annually. Of our university's 250 faculty members, 65 were eligi- ble to retire under the new guidelines. Had all the eligi- ble faculty elected to retire we would have lost one-fourth of our instructional staff. Though we lost only 18 faculty members, the initial concern was not unjustified. The task of replacing instructors midterm proved to be difficult. The loss was felt throughout the campus. Not only did it put pressure on administrators and re- maining faculty to take up the slack, but it also had a great impact on students who relied on the experience and knowledge of these professionals. 'I Paula Hood Both Drs. Tracy and Catherine Norwood chose to retire this De- cember. Having left the teaching profession, neither intended to be inactive. Their plans for the future included filling their days with exercise, traveling abroad and visiting their grandsons who live in Texas. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasl ug L., ' K Q5 nv, Q-C 1 'Q QP. Q., ' J 73 " if J A Retiring Faculty Drs. Tracy and Catherine Norwood, Dr. Herbert Monks, Dr. Ruth Arrington, Dr. Austin Ketcher, Dr. Guy Friend, Dr. William Day, Dr. J.T. Sego, Dr. George Clark, Dr. John Lowe, Ralph Steinmeyer, Dr. Charles Prigmore , M , Finding a replacement for speech professor Dr. Ruth Arrington will not be an easy task, Arrington's plans, following retirement, were to con- tinue her community services regarding the promotion of Native Ameri- cans' well being. President W. Roger Webb presented Arrington with an affectionate hug in addition to a plaque which recognized her years of service. iPhoto Servicesj Faculty Retirement 79 --fe ,.11,:, --a s ,1?A,:. .. .,5,fj:1V ' ,i,P:: . We We ,. .ri 5 .1-. iiii ., A t.. ln keeping with an age-old tradition thirteen of our peers were chosen to be added to the list of Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities. A concept originated by H. Pettus Randall was Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities. Ran- dall's main premise for the establishment of this award was to recognize the academic and social accomplish- ments of noteworthy students. Randall was an undergraduate student at the Univer- sity of Alabama in 1934 where he was recognized by several organizations and honor societies. Since he came from a poor farming community during the depression, to have accepted those awards would have meant paying membership dues as well as initiation fees, which would have put a strain on his already bur- dened finances. After discussing his inability to pay for recognition with a faculty member, Randall conceived the idea for the Who's Who award and was encouraged to pursue it while still at his alma mater. Who's Who Among Students In American Colleges and Universities was an award instigated in 1935 by Randall and continued as a testimonial to this man's dedication and his work to make an idea a reality. ln keeping with this tradition, 13 candidates from our university were selected by student leaders and facultylstaff members for consideration of entry in the 1988 edition of Who's Who. Selections were as follows: James Eric Maupin, Bartlesvilleg Kristy Shoemake, Checotahg Steve Wayne Kinion, Clevelandg Vicki Lynn Coffman, Heavenerg April Christine Murelio and James Pilant, Locust Grove, Todd Randall Martin and Patricia Jean McAlpine, McAlesterg Melissa Anne Burtong Ski- atookg Mysti Dawn Evans, Stroudg Mary Beth deSteiguer and Terry G. Williams, Tahlequahg and Kathy Larrimore, Westville. Who were posssible candidates and by what criteria were they selected? According to Who's Who staff mem- ber. and historian, Claude Duncan, they are those "...who seemed contented with themselves, accepted their purpose in life, were unafraid to either criticize or tolerate and wise enough to know which was appropri- ate, unafraid to make mistakes, resilient in defeat and forgave themselves and who feel a responsibility toward others. It was these individuals who we were inclined to look upon as leaders." "Anyone who felt they were qualified could have sub- mitted an application for considerationf' said Suzanne Myers, coordinator of student activities. Notices were placed in The Nonheastern and applications were made available at various locations around campus. Four stu- dents and five facultylstaff members reviewed and evalu- ated the applications according to the applicable criteria. Each application was then voted upon and those who had the most votes were sent to Who's Who for publication. A good grade point average was important but also judged was the student's involvement in extracurricu- lar activities, i.e. leadership and participation with peers and with student organizationsg activities with commu- nity programs and volunteer organizations. "lt's a great feeling and very advantageous to have a high GPA and I feel strongly about striving for a good academic record. However, l feel that it was equally im- portant for achievements and activities along with com- munity involment by students to have been recognized," said Who's Who award recipient Misty Evans. lu Paula Hood .X ,, I gp! .TQ -4? FW My Vt ffm H ff f.i'i""' Mary Beth deSteiguer Steve Wayne Kinion .,,,.,, i I Z . Y' Melissa Anne Burton Mysti Dawn Evans Todd Randall Martin Academics 80 James Pilant Vicki Lynn Coffman Kristy Shoemake April Christine Murelio James Eric Maupin Patricia Jean McA1pine Terry G. Williams Organizations Psst . . . We had 65 clubs and organizations that were as diverse as our student body. lt didn't take long for students to find this out, and many realized they could benefit by getting involved. Many organizations broke records for membership and captured campus honors while others, including the Karate Club, OIL and the Debate Team, managed to gain statewide recognition for their accomplishments. Our student government made sweep- ing changes for dorm residents and ROTC's Redmen Company climbed the military ladden ranking third in the nation. Some students wrote articles for "The Northeastern" while others developed their broadcasting skills with KNSU From the Baptist Student Union and the Skydiving Club to the Tourism Management Club one thing was certain - there was something for everyone! A...-3' Our annual Pride and Appreciation Dey celebration is an excell opportunity tor organizations to display their spirit. Membership in organization wasn't required to join the fun as several students dem strated by loading into a passing car and adding their enthusiasm to event. iPhoto - Nicole Hausery Cf Division Page W Y ., ,HCXLC8 2 , Vfuslcal numbers by the Marching Band add excitement to many fersity events. People at every gathering were aware of the time spent ractice. A trumpet trio entertained the crowd during halftime activites Sable Field. iPhoto - Mike Browni 4n4,..,-- 'X cmd: ff There are never enough organizations to represent every point of view, but we had a marvelous selection on campus. Our stu- dent body was alert and participation was remarkable. 92 - James Pilant Something For Everyone Our students stay informed when it comes to world and na' tional events. Jim Narrin and Jim Jordan mocked Oliver North's trial proceedings in the President's Leadership Class comical skit during an introduction pep rally following the watermelon feed. iPhoto - Nicole Hauserj Many campus organizations welcome the school year with informal functions. At a fish fry for the President's Leadership Class, Missy Bur- ton and President Webb sampled the entree as Jack Fleese, supporter of the Alumni Association and one of the cooks, anxiously awaited their opinion, iPhoto - Nicole Hauserj 4 i t l E sk nf f ,gk p - I -14 , J X .---I f I E S .Mnv'A"Mn: OL 'ff ll Organizations J SQ? l llhl Bla ic dtudent oooiety "We tried to provide cultural awareness among our members to promote unity and friendship within our organization as well as across campus." - Melissa McKinley This organization represented a group of students who had an interest in cultural awareness and a desire to iearn more about their heritage. Many students joined an organization on campus to help them in their major area of study, such as the Fashion Association or the Industrial Arts Club. Others joined organizations like Northeastern Student Association or the Resident Hall Council to become active in the university. But for students in the Black Student Society, they joined a culture group to learn more about themselves and their heritage. Thriving on their motto "Unity. Pride. Progress." they came together to promote a mutual bond among blacks. In doing so the students discussed information that was vital to their welfare and self-image, created a cultural tool with which they learned more about their ancestral role in America and socialized within the group to better understand what each other needed and to help them accomplish their goals. Albert Haynes, High School and Collge Relations recruiter and adviser of the Black Student Society, quoted W.E.B. DuBois: "We spent our whole lives answer- ing false accusations. The Black Student Society tried to give a more positive feeling toward the black attitude." Membership in the Black Student Society was open to all students and faculty to help them understand and become aware of the ethnic students on campus. Although the organization was predominantly black, there was one non-black 84 member. "I joined the society to learn about different organizations on campus, but they were unlike any other They cared about one another and tried to help each othen" James Pilant said. "At first it was difficult being the only white person in the group. They tested to see how serious I was about joining. After they found out that I was serious they accepted me. The atmosphere was better than any other on campus, because they felt they could rely on each other." The society held many activities throughout the year to uphold its motto. A trib- ute to Martin Luther King, Jr. in January highlighted the year's activities. Voices of Praise sang in remembrance of King and student members read of his accom- plishments. The students also took an active part in Black History Month by show- casing their talents and teaching interested students black history. Also the performance "Halls of Ivory" was presented as a part of the month's activities. "In the end, we only have each other to turn to. We came together to get to know one another, to help one another, to recognize our goals and to increase our determination in accomplishing those goals and most of all to become friends," said Melissa McKinley. 'D Darryl Thomas 15238 Black Student Society ii Janise Jones. Lori Johnson. John Tyson. Sammy Stanford Albert Sells. Jr Jamesetta Blandon. Charles Fasiley Felicia Dogers. Qhonda Stanford, Elaine Benson. Kim Street Terrie Smith, Joyce Hawkins. Anita Hawkins Melissa B. McKinley. James Dilant Baptist Student Union Alice King. Fred Lopez. Laurie Owens, Donna Martin Stephanie Siegel. Dana Fuller. Cindy Ditts. Karen Sinoletor Sean Suttertield, Dobert Ortiz. James Factor Catherine Deien. Marshall Keesee, Kevin Cole Susan Cauthron. Ken Divas, Ken Vaughan. Bentley Hill DJ. Adcoclc. Julie Hays Accounting Society J I J I I J a iri J Mona King. Tanny Standihrd, Sharla Bmzil. Violet Waller Larry Baker Shelly Jones. Tammy Dodgers. Doiyn Nelson. Karen Sallee, Ginger Lanlclord. Cheryl Codner Michelle Smith Juna Omar Juna. Joe Snow. Jody Darsons. Susan Woodward. Mary Jane Gibson Mary Stiglets. Angie Schoen. Brad llolinsworth. Jeanie Butler Donald Owens. Loretta Saghi Clenna Henderson, lanara Brown. Dr Day Stems. sponsor Bryan Montgomery. Mark Keys Marsha Haddad. Tina Davis. Ton DeSpaio. JJ. Green, Brian Snell. Ton Carnent Alliance of Christian Ministries Manoj Datel, Karen Archabald. Kim Cruce. Todd Martin, Terry Bush. Clint Hoxie Black Student Society 85 Northeastern State Marching Band "Being in the marching, band and playing a musical instrument gave me a feeling ol' accomplishment and satisfaction as well as a way to express myself." 1 Qobert oanders There were 53 members in our marching band who provided musical entertainment and encouraged participation at many campus activities. The band was very active during the fall and spring semesters this year. Prac- tice began one week before classes started in August and their rigorous schedule didn't stop until May of the spring semester. Marching competitions on the col- lege level were few and far between, so the band didn't compete in marching abil- ities. They did, however, keep busy performing at various university activities and sporting events. Throughout the entire year they served as a service organization to the school and athletic department. The band attended every home football and basketball game. The band director, Ftob Bailey, was very proud of his students. "One half of our band were All-District Nine players and the other half were music majors," he said. The students were also very proud of their director. Mr. Bailey was a guest con- ductor at Poteau and also conducted the honor band of the northeast area. "He's a great person and would do anything for any member of the band," said Karen Williams, freshman. The spring semester proved to be the busiest time of the year for the band. "lt was quite time consuming, but it was worthwhile because the time invested and and hard work paid off," commented junior Susan Genatowski. Many events were hosted by the band. In February they served as hosts the Solo and Ensemble con- cert and later hosted the Eastern All-District Band. Another event was a concert band contest that was held on campus for two days in April. The band performed two concens during the spring semester in the Fine Arts Auditorium. Their second one on May 5 was their last performance of the year. The selections they chose to perform went over well and the appreciation of their efforts was evident by the response of the audience. Many of the students planned to return in the upcoming year. "I love band and I plan on staying with it through the rest of my college years, said Tami Ftade, fresh- man. All of the members agreed on one thingg being a member of the band requ- ried much hard work and demanded dedication. They remained loyal because of their love for music. Their practice paid off and there were many reasons to be proud. This group deserved to be recognized for their unfaltering dedication. lu Mitzy Sloan Drum Majors Feature Txvirler Baritones T '..t Q l t i . A a- ii or .df Don Fox. Jon Nelson Kim Bohan John Dobinson. Darren Higginbotham Flagline Dfumline ffl s a Debby Dalhbone. Clirislyn Compelube. Lisa Caviness. Jerri Miller Becky Dalhbone Anne Fischer Jane Cantrell. Tina Dill, Cindy Jones. Amy Alleorn. Cindy Chamber. Lalcva Cisl. Dam Davis. Mr Doberl DZ3IlCl'. direclor. Dam Bailey. .lim llallord. Mike lieclovcii Bob Linn, Mike Carman VDC Jane Ashwood. Karen Williams. Chris Swwalford. Mike Antle. Doger llaxton. Carl Jorgensen Dnssell GrnnCrosslanCl Dawn Museum. James Freilas, Dani clvlrangebv. Monica lloag Trombones Trumpets . .. i V,Ih . V li li" I 1 9' f ' -1 I L H fi' X ., .... e , is if fe , xi! 82:2 , :I . rl E, 'F X L 1 -if J 1 M' J G ii - li' 1 2 DJ . Q1 . M .ff ,le Qi 3 A :J 'lhfvgez ' X 6 "rl, 1 fl Mike Varble. Joe Gleason. Lebron Do Gina liradshaxr, Kristi' 6exlon. Danni' Barnes, Dal h Avers. Mike Dodson. Dan Williams. Dam Dans PP P Mike Fell. Mike Kern Leona Cann. Jeanne Nickles Mi Duberl, bailev. direSloi1 Dam Bailey .lim llallbrd Miko lieelsver limb linn Doberl Gianders David Mei i Tubas Clarineta . rae f 91 L , R , 'V l A .MK I , . . 7 riff rig 1 7 60 f . Lvl? J Q? elf, . " , S if A L ' lf- i afffzff in as P' "' 1 M i - fx 11,3 1 D . . f I Ni nf K Dhillip Bums. Larry Class Mel Bass. be-an O'l5rien Lori Qutledge. Jan Bahe. Tamra Dade Ken eilrickland. Geneva Nelson, Calla Goodman Flutes daxophones LW' . , f , Q wa. ' 1 . Q . ,yi , 5, - C p. . . N . Q ,i a. W vi . .. 4 W - i L i L vi J af W if i J if 7 .f 0 . f I 0 C rl Y' L We f Ji 'Wg ck 'iff if , ' ' L V' "' - ' iai. 3' i -fa ff L X-.ff ' Anita Nichols. Lynne Lawson. Belinda Edwards. Candice Crossland Kim Beshear Todd Curry. Dad Montgomery Dawn Muscio. James Freilas. Paul blrangeby. Monica lloag Mark Mont, Tony Harp. Jell'Chapman.llank Nichols. Susan Cenaloeski Band 87 2 Campus Christian Fellowship "CCF provided a place lor Christian students to gather and encourage one another. The group ollered support and helped us remain strong in our laithf' - Terry Bush Beginning in 1972 with just a Few students, the Chapter continued to grow, boasting approximately 250 active members eaoh semester This organization represented a group of students who found, in Christ, a sense of meaning and direction. The purpose of CCF was to present the Gospel of Christ and help Christian students maintain and increase their faith. Being away from home and family life was a drastic change for most college students. CCF provided student families and support groups in addition to a sta- ble, home-like atmosphere for these students. Most CCF students felt that having these support groups on campus were vitally important in their adjustment to col- lege life. t'The organization couldn't take the place of the students' real families, but students came together and helped support each other," said the director of CCF Tom Tucker. The campus house served as a home away from home. It was a location where study and sharing groups were usually held. It was built five years ago as a stu- dent project. lt took a year and a half to complete, but when the project was finished it was debt free. CCF also has resident floors in campus dormitories. Many of the meetings were held in residence halls. The occupants enjoyed their time together on the CCF floors. "We were like a family. Just like sisters we argued and fought, but we always sat down and worked it out as a group," said freshmen Andrea Shel- ton. Every Monday there was a leadership meeting to go over the game plan for the week. A main ingredient was the informal atmosphere which allowed effective 'W-R. . Organizations 88 communication to take place. Activities were endless for CCF participants. Conferences and retreats were some of the many gatherings that took place during the year. The Leadership Training Conference, an annual activity, was held in Cincinnati, Ohio and 22 of our stu- dents attended. They studied peer counseling, management of time and money and how to lead small groups. A leadership retreat was held at Cookson Hills Chil- dren's Home to help members gain experience in leading student families. "I have been to two leadership retreats and both times we spent the weekend thinking of new activities and things we could do to learn more about God and his will for our lives," commented freshman Roxann Coffin. They also had a fall and spring retreat. In the fall they traveled to Lake Pomm de Treve north of Springfield, Mo. and in the spring they went to Keystone Lake at Mannford. Mission projects were also annual activities. A little extra effort was needed to participate in these, but all those who shared in these activities felt it was really worthwhile. "CCF helped me grow in my Christian walk. l'm glad there was a Chris- tian organization on campus that I could be involved in away from home," said Kim Cruce, junior. CCF was here to help students face decisions and learn how to cope with the pressures of student life. 'u Mitzy Sloan Campus Christian Fellowship Campus Christian Fellowship , Q , Z 'QQ , 9 f rt if 3, L as , im' K K 5 ri if 2, , ji if iiii ilii X . Charlita Freedman, Jeanette Land, Kim Bohon, Kristin Bennett DCAM Andrews, Tammy 50511, Mgngj Datgly Daniel Jepcgey 135595 Heath' Cindy JOUSS- KGHY HHSUUSS- QOXEWC COFHU Daula Linville, Alice Negelein, Kathleen Foster Kim otout, otephanie Qisner Terri ochrader Judy lierber ,grimy Ziegenfiuss' Danna gmmweil. I-4a5hCll Walker Vonda Carrett, Marcia Anderson, Mike Harper. Carmen Vonnhsen, LeAnn Cagle Brian Elliott. Jim Narrin Davld DOISC- Tfidd MHFUU' Tim TUCKCV Jim Jordan, Mike McCullough, Darrin Harwood Todd Little. Cregg Koehn Campus Christian Fellowship Catholic otudent Organization AAG if Kristie Whittaker. Clenn Coffee. Lynn Drine. oherry Hall Ceorgene Timko, advisor Cecilia Chism. Karen Archibald Cary iiorstman. Jamie Fccleston. Michelle Dozhier t-Sondra Tucker Leonard Jackson, Manny Dintto, Bart onook Ceri Class, Chefi Davis, Julie Kidd, Slcphaiiici Curtis Glen Chism, Steve Dieeinirmi, Sherman Q-Shaw, H Curtis l.eMay. David Hendrickson, Terry Williams. Jody Lee David omith. Kelly Brown. Angela Autry 89 Green dquad X White dquad , i Sw l HlJJCCOIlllIl5 a National Cliccrleaders ptssocialion member was a goal xvorlh striving Q j lo achieve. l believe it will litlp me in obtaining my career goals." V llealh Tvliller Cheerleaders on the collegiate level finally received the recognition they deserved as they tools their place ia the World of competitive sports. Students attended football and basketball games and watched with amaze- ment as the tight end ran 50 yards for a touchdown, or the forward made a steal and dunked the ball. These feats took long hours of practice to perfect. On the sidelines, plays were being executed to perfection by our cheerleaders as they rallied Redmen fans and kept the crowd enthused. Executing to perfection meant doing an act skillfully and without fault. The green and white squads practiced on tumbles, cheers and dances to keep the crowd interested during the game and at halftime. "The most difficult part of cheerleading was the practice of learning," said fresh- man cheerleader Julie Ward. t'Techniques and moves always changed and we had to practice many hours to keep up with them." Cheerleading among colleges moved up the ranks to national competitive events where teams vied to be the best. This coverage gave collegiate cheerleaders the attention they deserved as being involved in a competitive sport, 'tOf course it was a sport," said third year cheerleader Heath Miller. "lt was a combination of aerobics, gymnastics and weightlifting. It kept me fit and it was a lot more fun being with girls than being in a room with a bunch of sweaty guys." Cheerleading moved from a strictly female sport to a very active sport for men. "When I first started l thought everyone was going to say l was weird," said Brian Holmes. "I played football and being a cheerleader required just as much strength, balance and coordination as other sports if not more." Becoming a cheerleader wasn't as easy as just enrollment in the class. Tryouts were held in the spring. Those chosen attended mandatory practices twice a weel- ln the summer to polish their routines. Then when school began they had pract tice four days a week to continue improving their skills. 1 But there was more to cheerleading than just practice. Members of the squacl were required to maintain a full-time student status and keep a 3.0 grade poin average in classes. Those who tried out were judged on partner stunts, incorpora tion of gymnastics and tumbling with the routines and yells. The members were picked on an individual basis, but they performed stunts with other members 0 the squad. Leslie Brixey came to spring tryouts and competed in the week-long competition for the fall sports. "Cheerleading required commitment and dedica tion. We paid the price in sweat and time and received our rewards in applause,' she said. When a tight end crossed into the end zone for a touchdown or a forward slammeo the ball through the hoop, on the sidelines the cheerleaders were yelling out con gratulations and performing a pre-planned series of acrobatics in recognition o a player's feats. Cheerleaders no longer stood on the sidelines and yelled. They were entertainers, skillfully executing plays like team members on the field or the court. HWhere else could you act crazy, smile a lot and get an exhilarating work! out while you earn college credits. lt was great!" said senior Anthony Ovletrea 'I Darryl Thomas Organizations Q90 Cvreen Squad Kelli Thompson. Brenda Qicka. Teresa Chapple. Dawn Howell. Angie Fritch. David Qucker Heath Miller Chaz Durham, Brian llolmea. Troy Wright White Squad Candy Brewer, Melissa Broasett Julie Warne. Cina Bunch. Debbie Scott Brenda Christie. Anthony Qvletrea Circle K Collegiate Qepulolicana - A A l QQ Dr Brian Dader. aponaor Steve Cox Vicki Coffman. Kathy Larrimore Vicki Collman. Jim Jordan. Glenn Ellen Jamie Carol Steve Cox. Qichard Ellia. Keith Davis. Jelli llerrick John Jobe. 'lerry Buah, Wally C-illiapie. Jene Carpenter Kerry llead. Stephanie Curtis. Jamie Eccleaton, Nicole llauser Bill Beeta. Doug Martin, Jack Spears. sponsor ff ' ' 'Dwi' W W Chgerlvaclc-rs i Qllj Entertainers X Extra Specials "These groups gave us a Chance to apply what we had studied in class, The variety oi perlorntanees demostrated where improvements were needed." e Kristy cbhoernake Two new vocal groups gained the respect of ntany campus residents with their spectacular pertioinanees at a variety of university events this year th new vocal group and an entertainment group made themselves known on campus this year. They were the NSU Entertainers and the Extra-Specials. The purpose of these groups was to provide performing opportunities for talented stu- dents and to serve the university and community with concerts and musical en- tertainment for special events. The Extra-Specials, conducted by Miriam Gleghorn, performed throughout Green Country. There were nine women involved in this group. "The girls were wonder- ful and in a few years are going to be outstanding performers," commented Gleghorn. The NSU Entertainers also performed throughout Green Country for civic and school functions. This group included a wide range of talented young college students which performed vocal jazz and popular music. This organization provided one major concert each semester on campus and Organizations 92 frequently performed at banquets, luncheons, and smaller ensembles in addition to providing entertainment for special functions. They also traveled to area high schools in the spring semester to aid in recruiting efforts for the university. The group proved to be a tremendous aid in recruiting new students for the college. Auditions for the groups were held during the fall semester. Students were not required to be music majors or minors in order to participate and scholarships were available for those who were selected. Membership in the organizations was open only to students selected through auditions. The groups had a great time performing through the academic year and planned to expand their performances to accomodate more university activities. The ex- perience proved to be a great asset for students who were involved. 'u Mitzy sioan Entertainers John Tyson, Cheryl Kinion. C-reg Landburg. Susan Wilcox Miriam Cleghorn, Debbie Hunt, Clint Hoxie. Traci Carrett Jenniler McMillen, Qonda Stanford. Kristy Shoemake Toni Hearn, Tammy Hodges, James Hayes, Creg Hoover Alice King. David Smith, Chuck Ford, Mark French Extra Specials XJ Miriam Cleghorn, assistant director Susan Wilcox Terrie Smith. Cheryl Kinion, director. Carmen Danielson Michelle Bolton, Tammy Hodges, Shannon Briggs Staci Harris, Traci Carrett, Debbie Hunt Jennifer McMillen, Cindy Matthews Collegiate Secretaries lnternational Judith Lovfrey, advisor. Billie Brickey. Holly Hamilton Saundra Doss, Terri Lynn Barr, Kathie Kilpatrick, advisor Shelley Dilcher, Ceraldine Tindol. Frankie White Carol Eastham. Lisa Tolbert. Becky Lasater Angela Autry, Angela Barnes Criminal Justice Club Denny Qowe, Cari Weaver Juanita Vernon, Amy James. Doss Steinmyer Luther Breashears Tracy Luper, Charles Dreveskracht Entertainers f' Extra-Specials 93 Fashion Association 'iCur organization was not very publicized. but it provided excellent. opportunities for fashion majors to experience what goes on in the field." A Bobbie ftkard This organization was made up of about 15 students who spent a great deal of time thinking about clothes. That was not so unusual. What was unusual was that they received college credit for part of that time, at least the part spent in the classroom. Members of the Fashion Association, who are students majoring or minoring in fashion merchandising, saw themselves as an educational organization to plan meetings, seminars and other activities that would prepare them for careers in the clothing industry. According to Janis Williams, instructor of home economics, the highlight of their year was an April trip to Dallas where they hobnobbed with professionals in the industry. They had arranged appointments with a variety of fashion businesses and some of the students had interviews with prospective employers. The Apparel Mart was held at the same time at the Dallas Market Center. ln addition to the other activities attended while in Dallas, the Industrial Trade Association for Women Executives in Fashion held a career day in which more than 1900 students from across the U.S. participated. lt was the largest of its kind in the field. A show by Fashion Group featured clothing designed by students from four Texas universities. A 51,000 scholarship was given to the award-winning fashion created by a participating student. "lt was a great opportunity for the students to see real pros at work. People their own ages were designing these clothes," said Williams. , M, ,l Members of the Fashion Association chose and prepare clothes the models will wear during the annual spring fashion show held during the week of Kaleidoscope. The show consisted of formal wean casual wear and sports wear and is a favorite Kaleidoscope event. tPhotos - Darryl Thomasl Organizations 94 "l was very impressed with their work. Attending this meeting was a great way for a student to get her foot in the door." A perennial Kaleidoscope favorite, the fashion show was also a hit this year. Planned and presented by the association, students gained experience in model- ing, choosing clothing, stage presence and public speaking. Around 600 students from 16 area high schools attended the event. Seniors Yolanda Lyday and junior Tanya Campbell agreed that the planning and hard work involved in pulling the show together was worth all the effort. "It's a lot of fun," said Janeil Jones, junior. "The fashion show is the highlight of the school year." On the local front, students received good practical experience by decorating the windows of The Ftage, a Tahlequah clothing store owned by Cindi Tucker. They also had guests peakers which included LaNell McCully owner of Goo- dies in Tahlequah. McCully told students about the decisions involved in opening a retail outlet and the various ways she had discovered to merchandise her can- dy, popcorn and crafts. She showed the students her gift ideas and ways to per- sonalize gifts to fit a student budget. The club also believed in service to others and demonstrated this by providing services for the elderly and underprivileged of Tahlequah. 4 avi i Mgsa , 'Q r '51- ii M iw f . if. It . . sssggrsf I W N3 'wi J X 41. This Fashion Association Maure Anderson. Bobbie Akard. Lisa Johnson, Elaine Stogsdill. Stephanie Chambers. Lisa Lowery. Trish Allen. Tammy Smith, Tanya Campbell, Camelia McCmarters, Vonda C-arrett, April Coleman. Janeil Jones. Monica Brand Home Economics Club Tonya Cifford, Kim Youngman. Donda Smith. Datsy Winn. Doxie Cowdy, Dr Denny Sommers. advisor Alma Nolan Cheryl Mathis, Maxcine Warren, Qegina Barton. Cvinny Holder Susie Williams. sponsor Majestics Melinda Turley. Trudy Brooks, Danielle Unger Jamie Hill. Sabrina Thompson. Sande.deStei5uer Amy Datterson. Lori Demberton, Qegina Hood. Tanya Campbell. Kim Diggs. Janie Deynolds, Tricia McCinn, Netetia Walker, Karen Darlcening. Samantha Merriman, Kimbra Barnett. Kris Elsberry Shelia Spring, Jaci Lunday. Jana Hightower sponsor. Amy Travis. Stacy Oqiun. Ana Cvruebel. Jeannie Davis. Lori Van de Wege, Tracy Tulps. Angela Driver Tammy Brewster Diane Sarey, Shelly Lee Industrial Arts Q5 Technology Club Care Dable, Beth Harlow. Dam Matthews. lmadean Herrlein Tammy Mathia, Betty Caldwell. Janet Bohannon, Crystal Vond Margaret Martin. Dr Don Duby. sponsor Stan Smith. Sam Chapman, Brent Walker Jim King. Ken Winters. Ed Andrews. Qob Snider Dr Dunn Farres. John Crane, sponsor, James Cox. Ed Sittler Jerry Caudle. Steven Douthit. Mike Drassen Fashion Association 95 Tourism Management ll I "These organizations are what made our tourism department unique. ln addition to basic management. we were exposed to many aspects of the industry." - Don Crillot Qur tourism organizations were among the first in the nation to be recognized and affiliated with professional groups in the tourism industry. Qur university was recognized statewide for its outstanding academic programs such as the College of Optometry. In addition to this program another academic area that received national recognition was the department of tourism manage- ment. Our university was one of two in the nation with a four-year program in tourism management and the first academic program to be affiliated with professional or- ganizations in the tourism industry. The Professional Convention Management Association arose from a desire to increase the effectiveness of meetings and conventions through sound methods of management. The professional organization raised 2 million dollars to form a scholarship fund for students involved in tourism management. Tourism majors attended a PCMA convention in Nashville, Tenn. Two of the students who attend- ed the job fair at this convention received positions in the industry. Hotel Sales and Management Association was involved in learning about the vital aspects of sales and marketing in the industry. Its basic purpose was to in- crease the knowledge and upgrade the professionalism of those engaged in the sale and service of rooms, food and beverages. Membership in Meeting Planners International was available only to university students who were pursuing a bachelor's degree or a minor in tourism manage- ment. The members of MPI gained professional experience in the industry of meet- SMI IHS , - E59 at Organizations 96 ings and conventions. Chapters were developed in all three previously mentioned organizations. The university contacted other schools about starting student chapters in an effort to get them affiliated with the professional organizations. The tourism organizations at our university were the first student chapters to be recognized by the profes- sional organizations and the first inthe nation to be certified by such professional groups. Job opportunities were always available for graduates of our tourism program. A representative came to campus this spring to interview students for intern posi- tions at Harvey's, a Lake Tahoe resortlhotellcasino, another accomplishment that spoke highly of our program. "The job opportunities were what I loved most about my career choice. I know I will have a position in my field when I graduate," said junior Necia Wolfe. The tourism department at this university has received statewide acclaim. PCMA encouraged our university to add still more to our tourism education programming. "The organization was worth its weight in gold for tourism students because it reinforced the classroom teaching and gave the students a chance to interact with people in the industry and allowed them to experience what goes on in the field," said Penny Dodson, sponsor to these organizations. l l Members of the Tourism Management Club prepare their booth for the Kaleidoscope Karnival Kraze,on1 of the final events of the annual spring festival. Members, in cooperation with the local Big Cheese Pizza sold slices of hot Italian pie and drinks from their "Red Eye Saloon" and the proceeds were donated td the Tourism Departments scholarship fund. iPhoto - Tim Dorseyi l Tourism Management Claudia Jurowski, Delainna Creb, :Stephanie oiegel, Melinda lfienge, Dawn Johnston, Dhyllis owinlord, llelen oSpears, Debecca Jones. ohelley Craves, Denny Dodson, sponsor Lou Ann McCouran, Denee llarkeina, Carolyn Byers, Denise Miller Linda Magness, Lora Owen. Carla oinipson, Jenniler Colley, oharon Manor Monty Coombs. i-Shari Middleton, Chuck Littlejohn, Donnie Osborn, Dobin oniith, otacy Forest. Jodeen oanders. Netetia Walker Dat Brown. Don Crillot, James Fletcher oinclair Farmer Tim Littleiohn, Mike Holder Dobbie Creen. Colin Beene, oteve Weeks, Larry Clark, Joanne Easter Meeting Dlanners International Dawn Johnston. Shelly Graves. Delainna Creb. Dhyllis c5xwinlord. Denny Dodson, sponsor Dobbie Green, Chuck Littlejohn, Colin Beene, Michael Holden. Dobin ornith, Don Crillot Convention Management Association Melinda Denge, Dawn Johnston, ohelley Graves. Delainna Cvrelo, Debecca Jones, Q-Sharon Manor. Dhyllis owinford. Jennifer Colley, Denny Dodson, sponsor, Dolobie C-reen, Chuck Littlejohn, Colin lfbeene, Michael Holden, Dobin omith. Dat Brown, Don Crillot Hotel Sales and Marketing Dawn Johnston, ohari Middleton. c5helley Graves, Melinda Benge, Lou Ann McCouran, Denny Dodson, sponsor Delainna Creb, Donnie Osborn, Doobie Green, Colin Beene, Chuck Littleiohn. Dobin oniith T Northeastern Activities Board 6 "Our organization made a big difference. Our main goal was to offer a wide range ff of activities and to get as many students as possible involved." - Billy Beets llt This organization represented a group of students whose main concern vas providing a variety of activities in which students could loeconie involved This was a student organization that provided leadership skills for NAB mem- bers and produced student activities for everyone. Through involvement with NAB the students were offered an opportunity to meet people, help plan activities and have fun. "lt gave me a sense of involvement and belonging. lt was like a big fa- mily and I met a lot of people," said member Flio McGouran, freshman. There were nine different committees in NAB. Each committee was responsible for separate projects. They hosted dances, float trips, hayrides and tennis tourna- ments. They sponsored events like talent shows, open "mike" nights, and mini concerts. The committees also brought a variety of entertainment including a hyp- notist, magic shows and feature films. The Excursions Committee planned trips for the students to destinations like Steamboat Springs and Crested Butte, Colo. for skiing and Daytona Beach, Fla. for spring break fun in the sun. Cooperation Trips Unlimited supplied NAB a packet and they picked the trips they thought the students would enjoy and could afford. The NAB committees worked hard at preparing displays, refreshments, creating themes and producing their events. They were proud of their work and achieve- ments. "Most of our programming was quality," said Lynn Glad, NAB advisor who This Kaleidoscope participant aims with determination in a competitive game of Croquet. This competi- tion was but one of the events sponsored by the Northeastern Activities Board in conjunction with the Kaleido- scope Karnival Kraze. iPhoto - Mike Browni Organizations 100 joined the university staff in the spring. A leadership retreat was held on the Illinois Ftiver at Eagle Bluff Camp for NAB members. "Pan of NAB is leadership, cooperation, management, and just work- ing together," said NAB artist, Kevin lgert. The members got better acquainted with each other on the retreats in addition to gaining valuable learning experiences. Students who were not involved in the organization, but attended the activities sponsored or hosted by NAB, enjoyed the events. "l thought it was a great organi- zation because the social gatherings helped students get acquainted with other students and offered a positive alternative to the stereotypical college activities," said Monnie Smith, freshman. "lt's a place for students who want to get things done," commented junior Mimi DeWeese. Anyone could become involved in NAB by simply attending a meeting of the committeefsl that interested them. "NAB was going places. lf they get a lot of people who are willing to work and also make it fun and sociable it will go far," said Sheila Rogers, NAB director of special effects. The goal of NAB was to provide a wide range of activities for students to enjoy. They succeeded! 'U Mitzy Sloan it - . uf.: ' its 'smile "'- ' if V f ' -vfmmhktfi, it gym . Riga, . ' .-I :am- f'if:tifiiaa ' Khalsa ? .. f do 4. . tt 1 rf' --iff in , yy. ' ,.s G C ' " I Y. ,if . ,. . .ga 1 if ' iii, K NAB Executive Board i -.5 K. I 1 Debbie Qainwater Mimi Deweese, Bill Beets, Tamara Diper. Dobin Dod, Todd Ditts. Qhonda Fletcher C-loria Teague, Dio McCouran, Qegina Larsen. Dichard Hughes Northeastern Association ol oodal Workers Sara Brown, Kathleen Courd. Marilyn Clark, Danita ohepherd, Dise Voght, Cecilia Chism. Dr Mike Beedham. oissy Carson. oara JohnstonaMcNeil, Laura Jahraus, Marsha Walker Tanya Gibbs, Charlotte Cvodlrey. Frank Dreadlulwater ousan Foster Martha I-Dose. Kim Anderson KNQSU Broadcasting Club Drofessor Byron Evers, sponsor, Bob Maddux, Mysti Evans, Tracy oouter. Judy llerber NCSU Chess Club 1 Dawn Griffin, Ellen Wyrick, Carol Happy, Dichard Hughes, Ken Mclllhaney. Don Crosslin, John llayes, Cil Brown. John Bowen, Jim Wyrick, Joe Barnard, David Fischer V NAB 1012 Wild x f bun h Karate Club "Karate's discipline spills over into all that people do. ll. better prepares the in- ! dividual lor situations elsewhere in lite." - Lewis bohanon Among the 47 classes available for physical education credit, karate stood out as one that truly tested the physical titness of the body. lvlost college students must complete two hours of physical education activi- ties as part of standard graduation requirements. For some, these classes were seen as easy credits so they took courses like beginning bowling or ballroom- western dance. "I wanted a class that would help me get back into shape and help me to stay that way. That's why I took karate," said Curtis Phillips. Karate had one of the lowest enrollments in the physical education department, but its students endured by maintaining methods of physical fitness that have ex- isted since the seventh century. Modern karate began after a Korean serviceman, Jhoon Rhee, completed his tour of duty. Fthee initiated what some considered to be a revolutionary concept in physical education: the study and promotion of Korean self-defense, Tae Kwon Do. FIhee's involvement in the martial arts had become nationwide and earned him the title of father of U.S. Tae Kwon Do. Tae Kwon Do, one of the oldest martial arts, originated more than 1,300 years ago with an exiled Buddhist monk. In his quest to spread the ideals of Buddhism, he learned a martial arts form of attack without weapons as a means of protec- tion. After reaching Korea he taught this unarmed defense to the peasants. One of the more important aspects of Tae Kwon Do training was learning hyungs, a series of attacking and defensive movements which follow a logical, predeter- mined sequence. Hyungs marked a graphic demonstration of the art of Tae Kwon Do that matched the level of 'development that students had acquired. As the stu- dent progressed the hyungs became more complex. They were designed to test students, call upon their resources and knowledge to perform the new form and thus increase development and discipline. "The hardest part of Tae Kwon Do was the amount of time spent learning each form. Each move was so exact, that perfection was the only answer," blue belt Kathy Wise said. Such discipline and determination pumped adrenaline into the heart of several karate students and earned them the nickname of the "Wild Bunch." The name came from Sam Packinpah's western film, starring William Holden, which depicts a group of five outlaws roaming the country at the turn of the century and taking over towns. The five stayed together and trusted each other. "As for the NSU Witd Bunch, the basic concept was if you rode with a man, Many competitions are held throughout the year in which members of the Wild Bunch Karate Club take part. Several members placed individually in various categories throughout the year and all agreed that many hours of practice and much determination made their victories possible. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasi Organizations 102 you stayed with a man. We started out small and slowly grew, but we haven't for- gotten the concern and the discipline for others involved," said Mike Murphy, Wild Bunch sponsor and second degree black belt. The team toured schools involved in open competition and vied for a ranking with schools such as Oklahoma State University and Central State University. They also sponsored a meet on campus April 9. The Wild Bunch, the biggest organiza- tion in the Kinney Karate Association, the fighting association in the Midwest, boasts 70 fighting members on the team. Bob Kinney started the group in 1968. Kinney, at 18 years of age, was the youn- gest black belt in Oklahoma. He earned his black belt promotion from Bhee. After being graduated from NSU, Kinney broke from Fthee and organized the Kinney Karate Association. The group began with a seven man class and has put 75 black belts through promotions including Murphy. "We learned the techniques the way they were meant to be learned. With good form and quickness, that's how we became the best. That's how we will remain the best," said Bon Gallegos. Although Tae Kwon Do started in the Far East, western involvement created an Americanized version, resulting in better fighting techniques and tougher promo- tion requirements. "Tae Kwon Do taught today was almost equal to the strict Goju form that I learned," Sammy Stanford, second degree Goju black belt said. "I wanted to take Tae Kwon Do to learn a new form of martial arts." Students of Tae Kwon Do were rewarded for mastery of hyungs by being promoted to higher belt levels. White belt was the beginning and upon learning new groups of hyungs, one-step combinations and sparring techniques, they moved up levels though white, gold, green, blue, brown and finally to black. In order to be promot- ed to black belt, the student must master the nine hyungs, have a good character and the right attitude, the capability of breaking three one-inch pine boards and the ability and willingness to teach the tenets of Tae Kwon Do to others. Every student found enjoyment within the physical education department. Bowling expanded into league play, tennis offered a new weekend activity, and individual fitness gave a new look at old sports, but for karate it built comradery from an an- cient art and used the body's full capacity to teach its discipline. 'I Darryl Thomas ,ff . .1 , .A Af .if U31 .fr Northfrastcrnsiaicllnlvffrsity ' 1 .H ef-1 Wild Bunch Karate Club Nikki Baker. Kathy Kendall. Tony Melchionne. Louis Bohanon. Jim McCoy. James Dilant. Wayne oecrist. Lisa Martin. Errol Cvoad. Lea Edwards, Tammy Bridges. Allen Lewis. Than Nguyen. Terry Dagan. Donald Osborn, Jon Dowell. William Derciheld. Jimmy Wade, Larry otewart. Don Gallegos Mike Murphy. Marty Evans, Mark Howson. Dusty Cheshewalla. Earice Dictsisor Don Crillot. C-il Brown. Dichard Collron. John Matthews. Alan Brown. Darron llummimgbird Northeastern speech C6 Hearing Association Cvlenda Butler Cina Dodriguez. Karianne Ggee. Kimberly Dehl. oamantha Merriman. oheri Barton, Don ochaeler Nancy Dressel, Elizabeth Clay. Vicki Joice. Sandra Becker. Becky England NCSU Writers Asociation Jeanne Criswell. Claude Mary Noble, ohelly otiglets. ohanna Keath, Joan QS. lsom. Nancy Derreault. Doy Hamilton, Dandy Dease, Ed Murphy. Don otinson Nursing Student Council Lorain Cvoddard, Trudy Alexander Mary Cavner. Meladee otill. Datsy McNelis. Ann Lamb. Kristy Dotter Linda Terrell. Carolyn Casey. Jocelyn Edwards. Alta Chilson. Elizabeth Blue, Angela Wagstalt. Michele Kidd, Margy Copley. Janet Bahr Cathey Johnson, Dal. Butler. Lola Mays, Beverlee Hammonds. Connie King. Betty Ales. James Calloway. Nancy Napier. Dorothy Moaleitele. Inez Haubert. Jerry Denner Nancy otevens C .ww BHIIQJ l O 3 Gyer "25" Association "We served as an information network For the non-traditional student by keeping them informed of campus services that could help with their special needs." - Dr Jeannie Wyly This organization represented a group of non-traditional students and worked to help them overcome their inhaloitions about returning to college. The greatest fear of a student over 25 was walking into a class and sitting there with 18-year-old students," said Dr. Jeanie Wyly, director of the Weekend College and sponsor of the Over "25" Association. "These were students who returned to school. They had different needs and responsibilities. They often felt out-of-place. lt helped for them to develop friendships with others who could stand by them and help them make the transition back to the classroom." According to Wyly, students coming back to school need that assurance and fellowship. The group was a vehicle to let them know there were many others who were also beginning a new venture at age 25 or older. This organization tried to reach these students and assist with their needs. The club began in 1985 as an offshoot of the orientation class for non-traditional students, lt maintained a membership of 20 students and was primarily concerned with its role as a networking organization to help members find others that they could feel comfortable with. The majority of members were commuters, so it was often hard to get them together. Because of this they most often meet at noon. They hosted many speak- ers from the university to explain various programs and answer questions about such things as financial aid, enrollment, health concerns and special programs like the Weekend College. Wyly said those involved found the association very satisfying. "Member Marty Elmore was in my graduate class. She had an interest in non-traditional students and had worked with a similar organization on another campus, so she was most helpful." While fund-raising activities would have been beneficial, most members simply did not have time for the added responsibilities beyond those of home and family. Even so, they had worthy goals. They arranged for a scholarship to be award- ed to a student over 25. "This was one area that was lacking on our campus. This award will be based on financial need, grade point average and activities. It will be awarded for the first time in the fall semester," said Wyly. Other activities included going to orientation to pique interest in the group and producing some printed materials that addressed adult campus concerns. They were also requesting a room where they could meet, study together and share information. These were their most immediate needs. As more non-traditional students re-enter the classroom, Wyly saw this organi- zation as a major force in helping them readjust to college life. Qver "25" Association Qussell C. doutherland. William C. Harter. Linda White, Jennings dhinn, Liza Champlain. Sharon Caviness. Brenda Lee. Woodrow Fourkiller Dr Jeannie Wyly, sponsor Alma Sweet, Datrioia omith, Dianna Tehee. Christy Deterson, Terry Vann. Brenda Fears. Venna Darrow, Karen Curnutte, Karen Millikan, Laura Dozier Organizations 104 Nursing Student Council Andrea Yates. Deborah burlcybile. Joan Crunily. Teresa Colby. barbara Fine. Gayle Sunday. Linnia Doyle. Claudia Mclllvania. Janet bahr sponsor Dianna Scott. Veronica Frazier Adell Deak. Jodi Gooden, Mary Gilliland. lnetta Soontay, Debbie Blair Datricia Muirmeid. Susan Hernandez, bryan Wesson. Datricia Harlin. Donnie Crisp. Edith Stokes. Sheila Burgess, Sheu Larson, Maggie Kline. Jenniler Carlyon. Marlene Harris. Mary Hall Dlqlahoiiia lntercolle iate Legislature Nursing Student Council Dlticers 3 l E 2 J . Terry bush, Qandolph Crawford, Gayle Sunday, barbara Fine, Daul Danieron, Dr brian Dader sponsor Sheri Larson. Janice Keeley. Zack Dryse. Kathy Larriniore. Sheila Burgess. Maggie Kline Scott Wyatt. Steve Cox. Mysti Evans Over "25" Association 105 8 Q, .3 Cptometry Clubs "These clubs promote a closeness within the profession. We became acquainted with professionals who could help us in the future." - Jeff Koescer The only vision school in the state, our College of Optometry draws support and admiration from our students, our community and our state Qur College of Optometry was established in 1979. Several organizations for students in optometry have been organized since that time. Three of the more ac- tive optometry organizations on campus were Men in Optometry, Northeastern Op- tometric Student Association and Women in Optometry. MIO was a group offering informal membership open to any man attending the College of Optometry. its main goal was to provide fellowship and physical release through participation in athletic competition within the intramural athletics system. The presence of this organization for male optometry students was an invaluable tool used by many students to escape the high stress environment surrounding their field of study. NOSA was organized in 1981. lts specified purpose according to the NOSA con- stitution was "the develoment and promotion of the education of future optometrists. Members of NOSA were striving for attainment of the knowledge, skill and artistic abilities needed to provide the best optometric care possible." This student organization was involved in numerous activities and made major accomplishments. One such accomplishment was the announcement that the 1988 Fall Optometry Convention would be held in Tulsa. This announcement was the direct result of NOSA members involvement in the previous year's convention at which time they delivered a presentation as to why they felt the convention should be held in our state. Students considered this a major feat as they were compet- ing against New York City and San Francisco for this professional honor. WIO was developed by Debra Berzan, the first woman to complete the optome- try program. WIO gained support from other such pioneering women. lts original purpose was to provide support and camaraderie for this small group. With the increase in membership, WIO broadened its purpose to include raising funds for a scholarship given each spring to a female student in optometry. Women in Op- tometry became an organization that provided a social network for female optom- etry students and furthered the goals of their professional careers. Together the three served as a fair representation of the College of Optometry. Our university was very proud of the success of these student organizations. Stu- dents not only concentrated on their schoolwork, they made time for recreational activities, promoted the education program to benefit future optometrists and raised funds for scholarships. They were dedicated students who were continually involved in beneficial activities, not only for themselves but for the university as well. Northeastern Optometric Association Executive Council Q' it w , MQW-by Sv R 4. 1-Q ...B - . 1 1. 'fs' r J . . a .. it s, . M I A r 4 - .if 1. i' '- QQ -it li ,. Ai, A ' fs' 5 ' N Q ' ' . 2, . V . I., ,3 ,, 'E J "1 V Annette Bower Lisa Walker, Kelley McBride, Tracie oponseller. Helen Burks. Tami Doss. Kevin Cunningham, David Free. Mark ohear, Dean Evans, Jim otellen. Ken Dlanlc Organizations lO6 Northeastern Optometric Association Dussell Hopkins, Dan Thomas. Kathleen ochaffer Kelley McBride, Tami Doss, ousan Baughan, Brenda Watson, Helen Burks, Lisa Walken Annette Bower Tracie oponseller Brian ohewey. Donald Thompson. William Jackson, ohannon ochaffen Kevin Cunningham, Kent Wilson, Mike Ceigen Jelli oponseller Mike Christensen, John Dainten Doug Hansen, Ken Dlank Northeastern Dptometric Association -Q -'la' 'I5 , 'f e E Q X' if-my .Q ' I is-ifiyilihi ' f 4' , ' f is K , C so A ssss V V fs "' 5' . K ' K, 5 ...,h Q -' t Y, 3 ,I yififi gai in Ami-.hifi I 'ay . ff" . 'Tw . A A c tfiia- . ft . K - - Tammy ochiltz. Kathy ovfink, Kim Hefnen Lisa Curtis, Dawn Holsted, Julie March. Anji Brasslield, Dawn Teel. Billie Lowrimore. Alan Durant. Kevin Lenahan. Dean Evans, Jim otelien. David free, David McCarty, David Deynolds. David Epp. Mark ohear Women In Dptoinetry Dam Thomas. Julie March, Kathy Schaffer Jamie Archer Dr Lynn Cyert, sponsor, Damela Hatchett, Julie Anderson. Tammy ochiltz. Kathy owink, Dawn Holsted Dre-Dptometry Club Tom York. Stacey Welborn, Holly Fishen Cathy Carlin, Jay LaValley, Amy Derkins, Ken Merchant. Kent Frazier, c5cott Forester Terry Williams Keith McMillian, Jody Atchley Optometry Clubs 107 Dre - Medical oociety 'We tried to encouraie at d ln h 5 s u en s iv o chose the medical profession as a career We also provided volunteer o rt 't' ' ll h ppo uni ies or ands on experience." f Dr Everett Crigsby The Dre-Medical Society prepared its members for admission to the fields ot medicine and other health l t d ln addition to preparing its members for a career in medicine, it also worked to develop competent and aggressive leadership in its me b FC El C CGFSCBFS. Center, Applied Health Program and Tulsa Osteopathic Hospital and eve th ry o er m ers. year they visit the Veterinary Medicine Clinic at OU. The organization furthered members knowledge as it promoted Health Career The organization was host to the State Ornithological Society's annual conven- Day, Health Fair, field trips, guest speakers and social events. tion. Members ofthe society planned, purchased and prepared the meal with the Dr. Everett Grigsby, sponsor, has been involved with the organization for 15 years. assistance of Tri Beta, the pre-med honor fraternity. This event proved beneficial This campus organization boasts a high percentage of students that have been to the society not only financially but in other ways as well. accepted to health professional schools, osteopathic schools and veterinarian "Our organizations main goal was to provide an opportunity for members to as- schools. sociate with upper classmen who were experiencing entrance into medical or health Health professionals from across the state were brought to our university by the programs and meet professionals first hand, as well as encouragement and offer- organization. The society visited the University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences ing volunteer work for hands on experience," said Grigsby. Dre f Medical oociety Jonathan Nichols. Timothy Collins. Colin otangeby, Dr Craig Clifford. James Sessions. Ken Hamilton. Michael Col lett, Dr. Everett Crigsloy. sponsor Organizations U 108 Dliysioal Education Majors Q5 Minors Club I Joel T. Hill, Blaine otoops, Kevin Dells, brad Dogers. Doug Abbott, Gregg Belcher Dr Willa Faye Mason, sponsor Cary McCoy, Darren Melton, Lisa bosticlc, Qiklci Turman, Tracey Miller, Catherine Deien, Tim Weaver Dolitioal ooienoe X Dre - Law Club Alecia Hulsey, Vicki Coffman. Donovan Dobbs. Cvlenn Coffee. Jeff Herrick, Denise Withee, Dr Brian Qacler sponsor 109 sychology Club "We are a club that serves everyone. We attempt to explore all the realms of psya chology to provide outside viewpoints." - Bridget Truman This organizations main goal was to explore and enhance student interest in the area of psychology. There were a few organizations on campus that many students were unaware of, such as the Psychology Club, because of the small number of members. The Psychology Club was active during the year with different services and activities, but was not often in the public eye. The club consisted of three members and the purpose of their organization was to explore and enhance interests in the area of psychology. Some of the services and activities provided by this organization were guest speakers, field trips and special events. Every week the Psychology Club had speakers such as an acupuncturist, a psy- chic who talked about experiences she had encountered in parapsychology and professors from other universities who give presentations on campus. Their topics included hypnosis, dream interpretation, suicide and mental illness. The members took a field trip to Eastern State Medical Hospital. They toured the facilities and observed behavior on one particular ward. They also went to Chil- dren's Medical Center in Tulsa and worked on biofeedback machines. The club sponsored two foster children for Christmas and arranged to give gifts with the help of local organizations. They also held a bake sale to benefit head start children in Tahlequah. Membership in the organization was open to anyone. "lt's open to all majors, for anyone interested in the world of psychology," said President Bridget Truman. The Psychology Club's activities were helpful and informative. They were a small group who cared about others and accomplished many things during the year. Dsychology Club Carol Happy. Bridget Truman, Qenee Cambiano. Dr Tim Ficklin. sponsor Junior College Achievement Scholars r i, Jannean Woolbright, Jill Wheeler Kim Abbott. Valerie Collums. Andrea Cox. David Donder, Stephen Burton, Jack Dike. Darryl Thomas Organizations 110 D Dresidents Leadership Class Mary Beth deoteiguer, Danny Johnson. Missy Burton Jeanette Land. Kristin Bennett, Damela Bruce, Sara H. Brown. Amy Datterson, James Maupin. Clayton Flanary, Jim Core, Todd Martin. Jim Narrin. Debecca omith Dresidents Leadership Class Kathleen Foster Deggy Glenn, ousan Cauthron. Angie Bradshaw, Julie Kidd, Kathy Schaffer Dawn Teel. Doug Terry, Terry Williams, Jody Lee. Jim Jordan, Daula Linville EQQQQQ Qf DCTC "We are the training division for military interested college students. We prepare them lor advanced camp and the opportunity to go active." - ogt. Mj. Mike Beck To uphold our universitys tradition of a top ranked DOTC program, each part of the system had to provide and maintain an outstanding performanc Keeping with the tradition of excellence, the university's Redman ROTC Com- pany upheld their spotless reputation once again. The Reserved Officer Training Corps worked to get members ready to go into active military duty. Many of its students have served in the National Guard or Army Reserves. Each student in the program went through the Military Science class- es, starting as an MS-1, learning what a soldier was taught in basic training, to an MS-4, where they went on to Advance Camp to prepare for evaluation before being commissioned into active duty. In the past three years Redman Company has been selected as the No. 1 school in the eight state region and when combined with the University of Arkansas, their base university, they ranked third in the nation. Last year eight out of 10 commis- sionees received active duty. From the eight commissionees six received regular Army commissions. Also inthe past three years four of the students ranked in the top 5 percent of the nation. t'Of all the opportunities I have taken advantage of as a cadet since I've been at the university I feel that it was my position as MS-3 TAC officer that was most rewarding," said tactical officer Jon Harrison, recipient of the George C. Marshall award for Outstanding ROTC cadet. "ln this position l was able to lead and teach other cadets while learning from them also. Being a good leader, learning all you can and having the ability to follow when necessary are the basic necessities that all officers must have." Continuing the tradition, senior Roger Quiett became the only Oklahoman to be selected as one of 52 members across the country in the Cadet Troop Leader- ship Training in lllisheim, West Germany. He served as a platoon leader with Com- pany C, 10th Helicopter Attack Battalion, fulfilling one of his childhood dreams of flying helicopters in the Army. "I had an adrenalin rush the whole time," Quiett said. "lt gave me an insight into what we could do and what the Russians could do." Also 2nd Lt. Ron Quiett, Distinguished Military Graduate of 1987 award recipient, now sewing active duty in Texas at Fort Bliss Army Base in El Paso, had the honor of escorting Miss Alaska in the Miss USA Pageant. "Teaching leadership qualities to cadets and having outstanding individuals within the corps were just two reasons this university has been named the top school in the region," said Harrison. The reason for the strength of the program, cited by many students, was the instructors. Through them the cadets made mistakes and worked to overcome them. They stood behind them providing knowledge and discipline. As the university excelled and expanded, it gave room for each part of the sys- tem to do the same and to add acclaim to the tradition. The ROTC program ex- pansion opportunities have arrived and the members intend to better their record. QOTC Qedmen Company Mo l Cadets Lori Arnett Dean Arter ohavfna Boles Tom Bouler Daul Brown Tony Burge oandra Cox Dawson Davis John Hall Evelyn Herold Kevin Marks Deborah McCarty Tai Ngo Todd Ditts IQOTC Dedmen Company Mo Cadets Mark Kuzmic Chris Vivian Qobert Williams Kevin oprayberry Joyce London Eric Luterbach Tracy Bloss James Nadal Elmer QS. Holt Michael Yates 6 IQQTC Dedmen Company Mo 3 Cadets - Q Q Q James Whatley, Qobert Huntley, James Adams, Chris Grange. Kerman Horn, Troy Howe. Mike Thacker John Thorne. Cary Alderson ll, ooott Datton, Vincent Devine. Herman Miller Joel Leavell, Cary Watkins, Ken Taylor David Culven James Kinglisher David Neel, Duncan Mason, Lexie Caylord ll, Doug Hemphill ICQOTC Dedmen Company Mo 4 Cadets i 8 Jon Harrison. Brian onell, Derek Qountree, David Hunnicutt. Bennie McCollum, Dandy Cvroves, Quss Kaiser Dhillip otanly. Qoger Qiell, ROTC ll 3 Northeastern dtudent llssociation 'penate served as the voice. ll students wanted to accomplish anything they had to go through the proper channels. We served as that channel." - Tracy Luper Gur university boasted the largest student senate in the state and they worked to make major changes that would benefit students. The Northeastern Student Association hit the ground running under the leader- ship of President James Pilant of Locust Grove and Senate Chairman Paul Dame- ron of Tahlequah. During the first few weeks of school, the student senate saw the realization of a project they had begun a month before: the visitation hours in dorm areas were extended. This project was basically run by Missy Burton who was senate student services chairwoman in 1986 and who served as attorney general for the 1987-88 student administration. NSA Vice President James Maupin, who served as finance committee chairman during the 1986-87 school year, also worked with Burton, meet- ing several times with Housing Director Arlan Hanson to encourage the extension. "Achieving such a major change was a good start for this year," said Vice Presi- dent Maupin. "We have a lot of very capable, intelligent people working this year- people who want to see things done-not just play political games. l'm excited about what we can accomplish." The NSA is a three-branch student government shaped after the United States government. It is made up of three branches: the executive, legislative and judi- cial. The judicial branch consists of a supreme court which was led this year by Chief Justice Glenn Coffee. The student government was designed by help meet the needs of students and work with student organizations. Some of the projects of the NSA besides visitation hours included working with homecoming activities, sponsoring a blood drive and working to get microwaves and vending machines in the dorms. The NSA also worked to help student organizations, both financially and by providing them with information about campus activities. To better their service, certain innovations were also made by both the legisla- tive branch and the executive branch in the area of communication. A public rela- tions committee was established in the senate and was chaired by Susan Cauthron. A communications officer was added to the executive branch. "I believe the ef- forts to improve communication with the student body were much needed," said Paula Linville, communications officer. "How can students really make good use of the senate if they aren't aware of what happens there?" she added. Among other projects, Linville wrote a weekly column for The Northeastern ex- plaining how the student association works. Cauthron and the public relations com- mittee were busy making signs and posters to publicize campus events and began a monthly award for facultylstaff members of the month. "Expanding the role of the student senate by adding the communications committee was one of the best changes we've made," said Senate Chairman Dameron. "lt is an excellent tool to help make senate activities public." President Pilant also felt the addition of new personnel benefitted his ability to meet the demands of the student association. "it's good to have a body of people who direct me and the endeavors of the student association," said Pilant. "This is the first time to my knowledge that a president has had a regular meeting cabi- net. lt's always wonderful to be disagreed with...people have called me a tyrant or a dictator...they wouldn't believe what really goes on in those cabinet meetings. I present an idea to my officers and often meet with 'No, James, it would work better this way...' " Besides working to benefit student life, the NSA provided an excellent learning experience for those students actually involved. For Senate Chariman Dameron, his new leadership position brought many beneficial lessons. "l've learned that working with people is ultimately more important than the paper and procedure," he said. "l've also learned being in a leadership position puts one up for constant evaluation...the verse in Proverbs that says a good name is better than great riches has a new meaning for me. If I were to give advice to student leaders, it would be to seek a good name," he added. For Kathleen Foster, student services chairwoman, plain old hard work is the answer to success. "Being chairwoman has taught me that hard work is more im- portant than anything else," she said. "it's the true answer to being successful." "Being involved with student government has developed in me a sense of respon- sibility toward student organizations on campus," said Todd Martin, NSA chaplain. "My involvement has helped me see the need to work with the organizations as well as giving me a way to get things done." Vice President James Maupin summed it all up, "Student government is a good learning experience...and it's also a tool to make things better for all." Finance Committee Judical Branch John Qyder Tony Melchionne. Jan Hutchinson. Albert Sells. Dussell Johnson. Qobert Kerns Qanclolph Crawford, Terry Bush. Mary Beth dedteiguer Glenn Coffee Executive Branch Daula Linville, James Dilant, Kristin Bennett. Missy Burton. James Maupin, Todd Martin Senate Leadership Committee Qebecca Smith, Steve Kinion, Daul Dameron Community Services Committee Student Services Committee Scott Wyatt. Janice Leiloich. Betty Asetoyer Deborah Jackson, Shelley Graves, Kevin Melody. Gerald Livingston Jr, David Antony Asetoyer Kathleen Foster Stacy Ziegenhiss, Charlotte Irving. Damela t5mce.Jammie Doach. holly Todd. Lena Acker Tonya Cillord. Jami lfcdeston, Sonya Sasham. Colin Boone. Jim Core, Doug Terry, Tracy Luper Scott Delk. Jim Narrm Student Activities Committee Dulolic Delations Committee Wally Cillispie, Steve Kinion, Doggy Glenn, Steve Cox. Carol Happy. Dichard Ellis, take Moore, Stephanie Chambers, Kathy tarrimore, Mike Suminski. Mary .knn Zoellner Cari Weaver Derek Dountree. Jim Jordan. Jett Herrick. Dat Smith Susan Cauthron. Vicki Coffman, Beth Harlow. Melissa McKinley. Michelle Dozhier Jerrie Tindol. Manoj Datel, Karianne Ogee. Kevin Cole. Jody Atchley, Mark Shear Student Senate 115 l ACADE' Wife express the highest Form of unconditional love. We represent every aspect of campus and our main goal is simply to have fun." - Harper Winton Students were encouraged to join a new organization on campus which was initiated to stimulate fellowship and facilitate an atmosphere for positive interaction The basic goal of the organization was to benefit the members, school, com- munity and surrounding areas and to have fun in the process. The definition of AGAPE' was the love of humanity, as opposed to love for your immediate family or the love felt for say, a spouse. Many people referred to AGAPE' love as the highest form of love, which evolved from a quote the Apostle Paul made in saying, "the greatest of these is AGAPE' love." Others referred to it as unconditional love, also evolving from Christian concepts. The disadvantage to the name was that few were familiar with it, but the advan- tage was that everyone who was familiar with it appreciated the concept. The group started with only twelve members in the fall semester, but doubled by the spring. They were involved in many activities during their first year, includ- ing singing at area nursing homes, planning a dinner theatre as a way of provid- ing entertainment to the public and social functions that included themselves and anyone else who wanted to join the fun. Their energy was directed to many wor- thy causes and they offered all the talent and skills each member possessed. l Membership in the organization was granted to any student who expressed an interest in the club. Members felt they satisified their main goal for the year. They promoted student fellowship, activities and interactiong and examined individual, social, and institutional concepts of worship, beliefs, morality, values, attitudes and relationships and above all else, they had fun. AGADE' Society of Collegiate Journalists i 5, Mary Olinger, Monica Wooten, otephanie Hill. Allan Durant. Harper Winton, Lisa Finley. Daul ochula, Cindra Mysse, Jamesetta Blandon, Gregg Holmes, CH. Darker, sponsor fnot picturedl Datricia Mchlpine, Terri Q-Schrader. Doy Hamilton. Tracy ci-outer, Nicole Hauser Marcy Fiorica. Angela Q-Simpson. Mike Leach. ohelley otiglets, Jerri DeWeese Cianizations ll6 Model United Nations Myati Evans. Amy Briley, Deggy Glenn, Kathy Larrimore. oally MoGrew, Dr Don Betz, sponsor c-Shawna Trotter Glenn Collee. Nason Morton. Jamea Maupin otudent Council For Exceptional Children Lou Gregorio, ooaaponaor, Deborah Deen Laura Guzzle, Carmen Danielson, liiaa Cook, Linda Mullena, Janet otowera, oherri Greer Cliriatie Damron, ohelley olaaell. Kim Morgan. Glenda Kindle. Eddie Miller Mery Gaye Walker Gary Vopalenalcy, eoaaponaor, Margaret Lawson AGAPE 117 Honor Societies X j I "honorary fraternities and societies provided an opporlunili' lor students lo be l ,A t recognized lor their leadership and scholastic achievements." Dr. Don Quby i Students chosen for admitance to these elite organizations often found that membership proved to be a stepping stone to advancement in their careers They say the cream rises to the top and often that's true. At least it was true for the approximately 16 percent of our university's students listed on the dean's and president's honor rolls this past semester. Making the dean's list required a 3.0 grade point average, but the 4.6 percent comprising the president's list had to maintain a stringent 4,0 GPA, no small accomplishment. For Tahlequah senior Sandi Fisher, the rise to the top was gradual, beginning with a 3.0 and finally reaching a 4.0 in the fall semester. Fisher had always made pretty good grades, but felt making the president's list was just a matter of mak- ing a greater effort. An education major, Fisher's academic skills have been recog- nized through membership in Kappa Delta Pi, an education honor society in which she served as president. Kappa Delta Pi is just one of the nine honors organiza- tions representing various disciplines. Senior Todd Martin, business major and member of Phi Beta Lambda, felt that the time given to his studies was well rewarded. While he didn't hold membership in the business organization as an original goal, he ws pleased to receive the honor. "Certainly I wanted to do the best I could academically. I wasn't even aware of the group when I first came to school, but it was a great goal, something to shoot for." According to Martin, being an honor student wasn't without cost. "There were so many other things to do in college. Some people thought studying was the last thing to do. There were some sacrifices. I didn't get to spend as much time with my friends at the lake or on the tennis court. That was the price you had to pay. Martin felt that the benefits of good grades extended past honors at school. "I think good grades speak well of your efforts," he said. He was right. Professor of Industrial Technology Dr. Dunn Faires and others in his area have followed up on honor students from their discipline and have obtained some facts worth noting. "Those students maintaining good grades during their years here were earning significantly better wages than the average student. They were not only earning more, but they were usually placed in jobs of greater responsibility," said Faires. Faires, also co-trustee of Epsilon Pi Tau, felt that those students were identifia- ble long before the grade books closed. "You could generally spot them based on two or three things. First was their academic achievement, but we also believed we could spot certain characteristics that were traits of leadership," he said. "We found these students excel not only here, but excelled in other areas of their educa- tional experience as well." Those students named to honors organization this year had the pleasure of reach- ing the top of their academic discipline. Now they look forward to some decided advantages as they search the job market for full-time employment. Alpha Chi Tricia MCC-inn. Dana Cates, Sara Brown Alpha Dsi Qmega David Currey. Larry Wilson, Marty Wootton. Kevin Hurst. Janet Wilson, Cindra Mysse, Dobin Harp. Ch. Darker sponsor Dolly Burt. Lisa Finley. Van McOmeen Q3.i.,,r... rg N ll8 Beta Sigma Kappa lisa liallri Dail Clint lcnia laglm. llslla' llclliidc. laiii Den llcleii liurlsi lm atrlmCi5g lliulerliig licliai llsiii Clie, lame Ecmirtt. teal liiirgri llmix lloddi. llamrle llaiclcti lmrili Emir Di linda llmoidsm Di liil llncnlim, Emi lan. Eill Tliikasll. Debra loclliiir Dad lliarp. lm llcfaitliii ll? llilf Cliiiilmam tlslg Cool lm Diem lil: Gini' Epsilon Di Tau Betty Caldwell. Caren Dable, Stan Smith. Dr. Don Duby. Cos-sponsor James Cox, Margaret Martin, Dr, Dunn Faires, cossponsor, Dob Snider John Crane Dhi Alpha Theta Dhi Beta Lambda Susan Carter Jimmy Frazier Amy Davis. Angela Williams.Sean Sutterheld. C7:2fel':'ir Dfeiellfail. 5':rleiisCiaab:'f. li1f5':xii iisifcok, l.'1:2Tiili2ax1tliflEl'if5fe: Sli". lfff C612 iris Brad Agnew. Lyle Haskins, Margaret Farris. Charles Barnes. Doh Zerhe. .t2git.'iJ'i i:Qi'ef':fJta1:E5f TiQ3Cif'g.hidt'ffiie:,lli:ifiiEf:Tf fiilwl-:'i' Crt Michael Nave. Santiago Cvutierrez. Dodq' Camden. Billy Joe Davis ll5':'U3.iil31ni:x' 'l'1"lla'iiafcfQ lest: Serie it 5:65 iefiitf 111552-'fs lii1I'CIf,if E Dsi Chi Jan Hutchinson, Daisy Ellington, Stephanie Dierce, Dill Meads, Michael C-uile, sponson Bridget Truman, Shelley Ford Tau Eta Tau x ' 6 ,, -T. f'?w A , f i aff I 'fm hifffi' ' as ' 4 Denise Miller Dhyllis Swinford, Lou Ann McCouran. Denny Dodson, sponsor Shelly Graves, Donnie Qsborn. Mike llolden, Stacy Forest, Delainna Crelo Q Honor Sonieties E 1192! Greeks Psst. . . Beginning with fall rush the year was replete with studies, parties and service. Membership in a fraternity or sorority required students to take part in specific study hours and maintain grade stan- dards, but it allowed for having friends around to help with problems and share good times. There were victory parties and spring formals, but it wasn't all late nights. Our Greeks took pride in community service. Greeks 'sponsored events including blood drives and finger printing children. They became involved with area nursing homes by providing Christmas trees and adopting grandparents. Most agreed that being a part of the Greek system made life more fun. For them, it was Greek all the way! Q , .f-"wg 1. t . ffl' W' Q-ll' A i ' . rl ll -M I lllllh A .U H , ,y,.? 1..., y y, it.. fl-gfi ff ., .E 5 Z 1 . , .., " E l 1 Kinship is the basis ol stability for Greeks. Delta Zeta's Martha CII Crystal Rayon and Holly Todd try to entice new comers by demonsl ing what sisterhood is all about. iPhoto - Nicole Hauserj Sigma Sigma Sigma shows why it won the award of No.1 sorority. T Holt, Vicki Davis and Jaynie Swepston attended both the fall and sp: Howdy Dances to tell potential pledges what it meant to be a Tri-S lPhoto - Nicole Hauseri Diyision Page W 1 2 0 ff The Greek system strives to instill a A proper balance between leisure and academ- ics, and offers friendship at the highest level - brotherhood and sisterhood. 7? - Steve Kinion Competition among the Greeks is encouraged, leaving the organi- f zations vying lor the award of "Top Greek Fraternity and Sorority." ln attendance at the fall Howdy Dance, Phi Sigma Kappa brothers showed their strength and enthusiasm. lPhoto - Nicole Hauserl A... It Was Greek All Th Way ! Fall and spring Howdy Dances are the perfect times for Greeks to recruit new members. Sigma Tau Gamma displayed their awards in hopes of attracting new pledges. lPhoto - Nicole Hauserl Choreographed "stomp dances" highlight the spring How- dy Dance. Delta Sigma Theta sorority competed with other Greek organizations for the award of Most Spirited Greeks, lPhcr to - Nicole Hauserj G reeks 121 PI KAPPA ALPHA LITTLE Pl KAPPA ALPHA Front row: Steve Townsend, Greg Hubbard, Terry Stover, president, Brian Galloway, Chris Franklin. Second row: Tommy McCord, Alan Furka, Jack Morose, Bruce Marsh. Back row: Rick Lang, Gary Bell, Mike Crane, Todd Lynch, Jefl Cardle. Dr. C. Justin Noble, advisor. PI KAPPA ALPHA Front row: Mike Harmon, Dwayne Rury, Scot Harlow, Shawn Harris. Second row: Charlie Rodman, Kevin Melody, John Heuter, Mark SISTERS Front row: Michelle Francher, Amy Bowersock, Laura Otter- strom. Back row: Deidre McCar- thy, Julie Furrow, Sonya Basham. fi? PI KAPPA ALPHA LITTLE SISTERS Front row: Sheila Bowers Robin Vaden, Janet Pippin, Pattie Col Iins, Kim Nickell, Kathie Young Back row: Lisa Little Axe, Becky Coftman, Kim Rowland, Andrea Griften, Elizabeth Woods, Jamie Hale, Michaelle Chambers. G reeks 122 Caughrean, Robert Niles, Cory Frank, Jim Brookman. Back row: Mark Binder, Eric Brown, Mitch Ward, Jim Huber, Robert Bitting, Joel Beubow. Q? rw , -x 1, V,. NEPA Fx ' H is It A 3 pf Pi Kappa Alpha Year brings challenges he 1987188 school year proved to be a challenging one for many of the fraternities and sororities at NSU. An upstart newspaper angered many with its satiric comments about the Greek system, while the frater- nities and sororities themselves sometimes had trouble agree- ing on important matters. Some frats saw their membership rise to new highs, while others struggled to survive. Through- out good times and bad, though, the members of NSU's 'Greek organizations always held their heads high and wore their respective colors with pride. The Fall Howdy Dance gave the Greeks a chance to ac- quaint new students with their organizations and what they ,had to offer, and the football lseason gave them the opportu- 'nity for a little good-natured yelling competition in support of the Redmen. The Homecoming float competition gave the various groups a chance to demonstrate their creativity, as well as their en- durance. ln the spring, the frats and sororities held their formals and participated in another spirited Greek Week as the year drew to a close. lt was a year that saw increased involvement in community and charity projects by all the Greek organizations, and much talk of tougher aca- demic standards and more responsible alcohol use. Above all, though, it was a lot of fun. Growth played a major part in the agenda for Pl KAPPA ALPHA this year The chapter's growth meant an increase in programs and in responsi- bilities. The year started with the lar- gest pledge class in the chap- ter's history during the fall semester. "We had an influx of guys who knew what they wanted and went for it. That's what we look for in pledges," said Terry Stover, rush chairman. The chapter sought to in- crease chapter unity by peti- tioning for a resident floor in the dormitories for all members and for induction into the NSU Hall of Fame. The Pikes were named the Most Outstanding Fraternity for the second year in a row and Greek Week Champions for the third consecutive year ln addi- tion, former president Steve Kinion was selected as the Out- standing Greek Man. The 70-man fraternity's ac- tivities for the year included events such as the Christmas tree contribution to area nurs- ing homes, a blood drive and the annual fishing tournament to benefit a shelter workshop for the mentally and physically handicapped. "The year was spent wisely," said Greg Hubbard, president. "We knew what had to be done. We knew we had the men to get it done. We want to grow, not only bigger but in ways that will make ourselves and the fraternity stronger." -Don Stinson Pl KAPPA ALPHA Kneeling: Stuart Coley, Keith Rogers. Second row: Kevin Wis- mer, Jim Talley, Kyle Sprangle, Pat Gaddis, Ted Mayes. Back row: John Walters, Curtis Philips, Rick Moore, Philip Townsend, Matt Holcomb, Brian Sims. tt? Pl KAPPA ALPHA LITTLE SISTERS Front row: Michelle Rosenthal, Carmin Tecumseh. Back row: Alexis Gonzales, Dana Sellen. lFC!PanhelIeniC 123 ,Wu -iii, fi. Creeks 124 SIGMA TAU GAMMA Front row: Steve Matney, Keith Little, Jay Cook, presidentg Tom- my Terneus, Rodney Lilliard. Se- cond row: Greg Boyce, Jeff T. Allen, Scott T. Ridingin, James Rice, Jim D. McCoy. Back row: Kenn Sloan, Keith Keener, Jay D. Atkin, Don Grillot. SIGMA TAU LITTLE SISTERS Front row: Nita Lattie, Tina Robin- son, Holly Hamilton, Kayadesbah Nave-Sloan, Chantal Marie Wood- yard. Back row: Jeanine Bobbitt, Wendy Mixon, Joann Crouse, Opal McCoy, Cynthia Hawes. Sigma Tau Gamma, Acacia Traditional socials highlight year IGMA TAU GAMMA national fraternity was founded on June 28, 1920 in Warrens- burg, Missouri. Four years laten Zeta Chapter was founded at Northeastern on May 10, 1924, making the Sig Taus the oldest fraternity on the NSU campus. Zeta Chapter sought to raise its sights during its sixty-third year. The chapter sought to in- crease membership, get more involved in community activities and raise more money. Sigma Tau Gamma mem- bers did not believe in all work and no play, however. During the year the chapter hosted the annual Hairy Buffalo party, al- ways one ot the biggest parties around, and had several smaller rush parties and get- togethers with the sororities and alumni. As the year drew to a close, the members of Sigma Tau Gamma could look back upon a good year and hope for even better things during their sixty- fourth year at NSU, CACIA fraternity was founded at the University of Michigan in 1904 and holds strong spiritual ties with the Masons. The NSU chapter was chartered April 29, 1971 by 30 founding fathers and now has 192 initiates and an auxiliary group, Acacia Little Sisters. During the 1987188 year the lo- cal chapter sought to strength- en its member's academic standing while increasing membership. Acacians hosted several so- cial functions at the Mason Jar, received second place during Greek Week activities, spon- sored car washes and conces- sion and bake sales as fundraisers and sought to in- crease Acacian input into the Interfraternity Council. A popular function held an- nually by many Acacia chapters was the "Night on the Nile" party, complete with a papier- mache Sphinx, hieroglyphics on the walls, the river Nile, pyramids and harem girls. -Don Stinson of-:L Q'- E Acacians square off against Pikes during a fall intramural football match. T ACACIA Front row: Chad Fisher, Tom Kel- ley, David James, David Willard lll, presidentg Tony Grindle, John Worthan. Second row: Brad McCully, Brad Hamtom, David Ponder, Kevin Hedgecock, Jeff Baird. Third row: Jan Dodson, Christopher Vivian, Ken Taylor, Paul Turpin, Scott Bauman, Carl Watkins. ACACIA LITTLE SISTERS Front row: Stephanie Chambers, Stacy Lane, Michelle Elliott, Lisa Rife, Stacy Holmes. Second row: Antoinette Smart, Laura Dodson, Maure Anderson, Martha Card. Back row: Sherri Herman, Kam- mie Buffum, Dee Gilreath, Renee Cypert, Alice Negelein, Janice Leibich. Acaciafftlpha Phi Alpha 125 -1 ' 'vmff 5- 1 - .. ..- ya.-1,1-x-fd, . 'my - . W. 'L 'vfr' ' Greeks H26 Interfraternity Council Highs, lows felt b IFC he INTERFRATERNI- TY COUNCIL QIFCJ served as the governing body for all NSU fraternities, as well as serving as a liason between the frater- nities and the administration. The 1987-88 school year was one of both success and frus- tration for IFC. The group's first project, "Get Involved," was designed to promote Greek in- volvement in various campus activities such as intramurals and the Homecoming float competition. Fraternity mem- bers were also encouraged to become involved in other cam- pus organizations. "The project was successful, although I feel much improve- ment can still be made," said Jeff Cordle, IFC delegate and project coordinator. A proposal to set higher aca- demic standards for Greeks caused much controversy within IFC. In the end, the council elected not to raise standards, to the dismay of IFC President Steve Kinion. "I am truly sorry for the NSU Greek system that a few Greeks are so nearsighted not to realize that high academic results derive from high academic stan- dardsj' Kinion said. Kinion added that "a strong academic program is one of the avenues that must be taken in order to build a strong Greek system at NSU." One subject the IFC delegates did agree on was guidelines for responsible alco- hol use. In addition to a set of printed guidelines, a forum was held with representatives from the district attorney's office, ABLE commission and NSU campus police presenting their viewpoints on college students and drinking. "It's important Greeks know the liabilities involved with drinking, and this forum was an excellent method of educating them," said Brian Galloway, IFC treasurer. "Building a strong Greek system takes time," according to Kinion. "lt can't be done in one year, but I'm confident that successive IFCs will build on the foundation we created." -Don Stinson INTERFRATERNITY COUNCIL Front row: Steve Kinion, Pi Kap- pa Alpha, presidentg Jett Cordle, Pi Kappa Alphag Paul Turpin, Aca- cia. Back row: Brad McCuIIy, Aca- ciag Brian Jackson, Phi Sigma Kappa, vice presidentg Evan W. Jennings, Kappa Alpha Psi, jsecretaryg Jeft T. Allen, Sigma jTau Gamma. Bob Smith and Bob ISmallwood, advisors. K Delta ZeIa'Delta Theta Sigma Q all I27 2' Riding the fire truck during the homecoming parade is a favorite treat for Delta Zetas Lisa Trice, Julie Egnor, Tomma Calvin, Nita Lattie, Delainna Greg, Alice Negelein, Jane McCasIin, Sandi Fisher, and Holly Todd. LI reeks Kqggm, Delta Zeta, Delta Sigma Theta Sororities experience banner year ELTA ZETA sorority members could boast of being affiliated with the nation's lar- gest sorority. Evidently the lo- cal chapter was also one ofthe best, as they were voted the "Pride of the Province" award as the top chapter in Ok- Iahoma. The DZ's were active throughout the year in a wide assortment of social, philan- thropic and community activi- ties. They sponsored a paper good drive to help raise money for Help in Crisis, a local shelter for abused women and chil- dren. They also supported their national philanthropy, Galludet University for the Speech and Hearing Impaired. The sorority members took their annual formal lakeside this year, as the Killarney Rose Ball was held at the Fin and Feather resort near Gore. The group also held many other so- cial activities with the various fraternities on campus. ELTA SIGMA THETA sorority is a public service or- ganization that was founded in 1913 at Howard University in Washington, D.C. During 1988 the sorority had a membership of over 150,000 women, with chapters as far-flung as Haiti and Liberia. 1988 was a special year for the ladies of Delta Sigma The- ta, as the sorority celebrated its 75th year of public service. The ladies of the Eta Sigma chap- ter dedicated the spring semester to community service and had several guest speak- ers to encourage and inform students about today's job market. -Don Stinson DELTA SIGMA THETA Joletha Miller, Paula Lowe, Fen- netta Wells, Latricia Clark, Nete- tia Walker. The Howdy Dance gives fresh- man an opportunity to learn about campus Greeks. A group of Delta Zeta members perform. DELTA ZETA - Members Front row: Lisa Rife, LaDonna Brockman, president, Holly Hamilton, Holly Todd, Jamie Roach. Second row: Molly Barnes, Angela Lowther, Martha Card, Stephanie Chambers, Stephanie Horton. Back row: Shanna Keath, Jane McCaslin, Delainna Greb, Mike-Anne Perry, Rebecca Jones, Kathy Lynch. Suzanne Myers, advisor. Not pic- tured: Crystal Rayon, Michelle Ratliff, Debbie Luna, April Mure- Iio, Sandi Fisher, Sue Ann Adams. DELTA ZETA - pledges Front row: Jamie Hale, Terri Da- vis, Dellise Todd, Kristie Whittak- er, Wendy Mixon. Second row: Susan Moran, Candy Crossland, Lisa McKinney, Michelle Elliott. Back row, Carrie Griebel, Cindy Matthews, Amy Peeples, Wendy Springwater, Kim Coleman, Joyce Cherblanc. Not pictured: Janet Pippin, Lynn Jones, Melissa Brugger. Pi Kappa Alpha!Tri Sigs 129 2 G reeks 130 SIGMA SIGMA SIGMA - Members Jaynie Swepston, Jaime Woody, Sally Nutt, Amy Patterson. Se- cond row: Angie Bradshaw, Eloise McMahon, Tina Holt, Melinda Turley, Noel Wilson. Back row: Janeil Jones, Jana Scott, Brenda Christie, Vicki Davis, Samantha Merriman, Amy Lund- quist. Cheryl Kinion, advisor. SIGMA SIGMA SIGMA - Pledges Front row: Misty Jones, Dana Sellen, Tammy Jo Rodgers, Becky Henningsen, Mary Jo New- man, Angel Henry, Dedra Combs. Second row: Michelle Chambers, Heather Patterson, Tracee Carlisle, Tanya Burrus, Sherrie Williams, Daven Dusenberry, Shannon Roye, Yolanda Hamp- ton, Shelley Mitchell, Nancy Merkley, Jennifer Milliken, Kimbra Barnett, Kelly Francis. f fi M+:+.,., l ' ,if ef' I x.. 1 222 5,55 Sigma Sigma Sigma, Pahnellenic l igma posts top honors IGMA SIGMA SIGMA sorority celebrated another banner year in 1987188 as they were named the top sorority on campus for the second con- secutive year. ln addition, Sig- ma Jaime Woody was honored as the outstanding Greek Wom- an during Greek Week. During NSU's Kaleidoscope Karnival, the Sigmas once again sold and released bal- loons to raise money for the Robbie Paige Hospitals in Dal- las and St. Louis. As a commu- nity service project, the sorority sponsored fingerprinting of children at the local Wal-Mart. Their spring formal was held in Muskogee, and in addition they participated in many par- ties and social functions. The members felt that their rush was a great success as they welcomed several new sisters into the fold. As the year end- ed, NSU's top sorority looked forward to an even better 1988189 ANHELLENZC oversees rush and other activities for the national sororities on campus. With so few sororities active, the competition could have turned bitter, but Panhellenic was always there to iron out problems and help build a greater spirit of cooperation among NSU's female Greeks. During the year Panhellenic raised money by signing up subscribers for AT8tT's new call- ing card system. Each person who signed up was given a free beach towel. Most members agreed, however, that the highlight of the year was the joint slumber party Panhellenic sponsored for Delta Zeta and Sigma Sig- ma Sigma sororities. At the party the girls entertained themselves by impersonating the popular advertising figures the California Ftaisins as they sang and danced their way through "I Heard It Through the Grapevine." -Don Stinson lg l 1 1'l 1 E :iii 1-HI llll PANHELLENIC Holly Todd, Delta Zetag Stephanie Horton, Delta Zetag Jeanie Wyly, advisorg Vicki Davis, Sigma Sig- ma Sigmag Rebecca Jones, Delta Zeta: Stephanie Chambers, Delta 1 Zeta. Not pictured: Amy Lund- quist, Sigma Sigma Sigma: Sally Nutt, Sigma Sigma Sigma. Sigma Tau Gammaihl Sigma Kappa 131 Q' Phi Sig brothers Joel Finch, Ernie Tiger, Hank Brocksmith, Sam Hernad and Bobby Leppke lend a hand to Kiwanians Dick Deed and Dr. Everett Grigsby during the Kiwanis Club Cleanup on Downing. Ereeks 132 Alpha Phi Alpha, Phi Sigma Kappa PHI SIGMA KAPPA - Members Front row: Ernie Tiger, Jetf Fields, Hank Brocksmith, Darrin Harri- son, Kelly Jones, Tony Hinton. Second row: Derek Chuculate, Sam Hernad, Mark Quinton, Bri- an Jackson, Russ Philpott, Vin- cent J. Devine. Back row: Mike Thacker, Ronny Dincan, Tim Litt- Ieiohn, Joel Finch, presidentg Scott Abbott, Phillip Bush, Robert Gulley. Father William Winston, advisor. PHI SIGMA KAPPA - Pledges Front row: Hank Brocksmith, pledge trainer, Bryan Mont- gomery, Robert Sweeney, Wayne Robertson, Russ Philpott, assis- tant pledge trainer. Second row: Tom Trent, Matt Cobb, Ruston Satterfield, Bobby Leppke, Bob Lim. Back row: Tony Barker, Dave Pitchford, Phillip Riggs, Dwayne Hoffman, Alpacino Ozelmas, Clint Kimmel. 3-" 's my 'X-A Salim. ff 'Y 'lf 3? :gsw W 2 ag-. Q iS5i?iiIi?E 5 ' ,- ALPHA PHI ALPHA Lawrence Williams, Douglas A. Ivy, presidentg John Tyson, Richie Anderson. Antoinette Harrison, advisor. Not pictured: James Johnson, Johnny Crawford. ALPHA ANGELS Front row: Joyce Y. Hawkins, An- ita L. Hawkins, Terrie M. Marshall, Elaine Benson, Rebecca Beck, Patricia L. Walker. Back row: LaTe- va Gist, Kineberlyn L. Lyday, Felicia N. Rogers, Kimberly Biz- zell, Ayissa L. Mahone, Lori L. Johnson, Kymberli D. Street, Angela R. Barnes. PHI SIGMA KAPPA LADIES Front row: Sheri Middleton, Wil- ma Johnson, Michelle Ratliff, Angela Lowther. Second row: Su- san Bush, Sue Ann Adams, Jaime Woody, Crystal Rayon, Valerie Maynard. Not pictured: Angie Far- rar, Shelly Harrison. Greek Week 133 2' Sports Psst . . . First year coach Tom Eckert, named District Nine Coach of the Sean led the football Redmen to o winning season and a playoff spot. Redmen soccer thrilled fans, boasting the best season ever plus a share of the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Conference Teamwork is a must for success on the basketball court. Michael Obaseki, center, goes to the basket for two points in this match against John Brown University. Fledmen roundballers won the match 100-91. iPhoto - Mike Browni crown, with a second place seat. Athletic director Jack Dobbins was a first ballot choice for the NAIA Hall of Fame and four coaches - Ken Willis, Charles Wilson, Bill Nowlin and Dan Grover - were named OIC Coaches of the Year. As success stories continued to roll in, we knew we were on the right track! Hours oi time and effort are invested in developing a good Our soccer team is crowned co-champions of the Oklahoma Inter- tennis player Vonda Garrett applies her skill at a tennis tourna- collegiate Conference. Sam Bowers, with obvious enthusiasm, does his ment held on campus in the spring of 1987. iPhoto - Todd part helping the soccer Fiedmen rally to their best season ever. iPhoto Johnsonj - Mike Brownj Division Page Z 134 W ,semis gl. . K , :I W , ,fe if- f f , .gf 1 g . ,wi ,st ..,,,f. f - i l 3 I , T t, Z 4 fl Athletic competition prepares a per- '- son for day-to-day confrontations. It gives people o taste offailure which they haue to ' match with success. 7? Dr Dan DeLoache Women's softball is a favorite spring sport for players and fans. An- ticipating a strike, the catcher is caught oft guard as Mary Lou Bond slams the ball into left field and quickly takes a base. iPhoto - Todd Johnsonl 5 e're On The Right Track av., ar c -csifixg 'light end Walt Pestevtield moves into the end zone signal- ing touchdown. Jerry Springer adds the extra point, The com- bination pushed the Fledmen seven points closer to a 22-15 homecoming victory over Evangel College. iPhoto - Nicole Hauserl Determination is evident from the expression on the face of Darren Sheets as he winds up for a throw, This determination, instilled in the entire team, was a factor that helped the Fled- men track team gain the first place position in the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Conference. fPhoto - Todd Johnsont e4 Jn.-at . I as , , -, .,,. ,137 A - g wmilf fvwthv 'W h iiwwmeu. t-,,M T liii W' wt' mg, -55, ' V1- wcgf '1 H nr f tk 'i ., f V I 5 1 , g fi 1 I All me f ' 4" 4 as ' . ww' TN". -M, -,W T , . A l an E "N4""9t Wil' AVF' fist? ' r- W1 tg, ' 'MW .:""'il V3 '42 wwytblf' veit W , , M M- - v 2, L, 1 my , , v,,, , af M My ,Mr s T T t W ii., K ' ve Q- . 'Q 0 A ily, M gt, ,, T . t and 1. rl A rf ' 2 L' " i fat. f ., Ex if XX We Sports 5 : my , ' W Q, wi, M U3-'x,l,Mf it -,S4 UI M ' 1 3 5 x ' ' A " ft, 1 u,,,. , .. g5j,Qy43,L ,-':,'f,11- .st 1 i-fe-.f 1 wrt..-lr.-L1rfwf ' 'i ,QQ . 1-, ,lt , ...mv .' V gi - .45 4' S-. ,tp Vkygw , ,Q , A 'wt . w. ' L' ' , .1 ' N 7, if I 'la -,-, 3 A , , , ! Successful coaches have good players. I was fortunate enough to have such players." - Tom Eckert A Never-Say-Die Attitud L cl The Dedm n To S ccess Tom Eckert's first season of Redmen football got off to a successful start, and the success story continued as they finished the year with a 7-4 record. They also earned an Oklahoma Intercollegiate Conference championship and a trip to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Tournament for the first time in four years. "The guys didn't quit even after the 30-7 loss to Southeastern in the first OIC matchup. They came back and won the last four," Eckert said. "I told them never to forget that, because that's what life was all about. Never quit." Eckert served as the defensive brain for the past 16 seasons before his promotion to head coach in December of 1986. The season began with a coaching shift. John Higginbotham was elevated to defensive coordinator filling the shoes of Eckert and Bill Nowlin returned as the offensive coordinator Eckert, a stellar quarterback for the Redmen in 1964-65, took the quarterbacks and runningbacks under his wing. Graduate assistants John Horn- er, Monty Lewis and Rick Haasl took care of the defense. Horner coached the backs while Lewis worked with the linebackers and Haasl the strong safeties and rovers. The Redmen opened the season playing five of its first six games on the road, traveling to Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri and Southern Oklahoma. "The road trips had their toll on the players, not just physically, but mentally as well," Eckert said. After posting a 3-3 record halfway through the season, the Redmen began the last half playing three of four games at Gable Field, where they had not lost since 1985. The gridders defeated Evangel College, 22-15 for a rain-soaked homecom- ing victory, a game in which the Redmen defense held Evangel to minus 15 yards rushing. Following the Evangel game, the team faced three weeks of grueling OIC ac- tion. First, the Redmen throttled Southwestern State, 25-13, at Weatherford behind Jenks sophomore Reggie Barnes' 223 yards rushing. Next, the Redmen intercepted five Northwestern state passes in route to a 22-3 win at Gable field. In this contest Barnes became the fifth inductee to the 1,000 Club for rushing over 1000 yards in a single season. Scoreboard 21 Northeastern Missouri Southern 20 24 Central Arkansas Northeastern 6 38 Northeastern Northeast Missouri State 21 23 Washburn University Northeastern 21 14 Northeastern Henderson State 10 50 Southeastern State Northeastern 7 22 Northeastern Evangel 7 25 Northeastern Southwestern State 13 22 Northeastern Northwestern State 3 21 Northeastern East Central 14 NAIA Dlayolf Came 57 Dittsburg State Northeastern O Sports 136 The final regular season home game saw the Redmen battling East Central for the OIC crown. Tulsa Washington senior Kevin Rucker provided the offensive fire- works, scoring on runs of 40 and 21 yards. David Tate, sophomore from Beggs, batted away East CentraI's last chance pass in the endzone as time expired to give our team the championship, 31-24. NAIA's number one ranked team, Pittsburg State tKansasJ, closed the books on an exciting year for the Redmen in the first round of the playoffs. The Gorillas scored on their first seven possessions and made their way to a 57-0 win. At the close of the season individual accolades began to surface. For his relent- less work as head coach, Eckert was honored with the title of District Nine Coach of the Year. Mike Adams, senior free safety from Tulsa Memorial, had 33 tackles, two sacks and four interceptions in his last season on the Redmen. Charles Betts, senior linebacker from Fort Worth, Texas, surprised opponents with 111 tackles, of which 71 were unassisted, the most by a Redman since'DarreIl Scurlock made 92 in 1984. Adams and Betts were the only Redmen ever named first team All-American and first team defense in District Nine and the OIC. Betts was also named Defen- sive Player of the Year in the OIC. Reggie Barnes and Heavener senior Lance Yandell were awarded Honorable Mention All-American by the NAIA. Both were named to the offensive first team- ers for District Nine and the OIC. Barnes ran up 1,166 yards and Yandell provided the thrust to help Barnes reach his yardage. Dover sophomore David Grider was a first team defensive selection for District Nine and the OIC, registering 21 tack- les and five sacks in his first season with the Redmen. The Redmen earned the rank of number ten as they ended the first season in a much talked about era. They shared the OIC crown with East Central University. They also earned a spot in the NAIA Division I playoffs and the team reaped in- dividual honors. Coach Eckert and his never-say-die-attitude guided the Redmen to a banner year. 'I Mike Jones pi- and X tgs-sa has Tucking the ball under his arm, Walt Pesterfield runs down midfield in our homecoming game against Evangel College, The Redmen held on to the lead throughout the contest, This 22-7 win kept our four-year strech of homecoming victories alive. iPhoto - Todd Johnsonj 1 .l Getting the fourth-quarter underway, kicker Scott White makes contact for a 48-yard kick-off in a game against East Central State University. The Redmen held on in the final seconds to gain another victory and a spot in the NAIA play-offs for the first time in four years. iPhoto - Nicole Hauserj At the beginning of the season Coach Eckert's choice for quarterback proved to be a tough decision. Calvin Johnson won the position over two other qualified candidates. Eckert's choice seemed to be the right one as many felt that is was Johnson who carried the Redmen to the NAIA Tournament. iPhoto - Todd Johnsonl llead coach Tom Eckert gives pointers to Mark Capron and Kevin Rucker on some offensive plays. Eckert served as defensive coordinator ofthe Redmen for 16 years before assuming the position of head coach His defensive expertise helped him to read other defenses from the line. iPhoto - Todd Johnsoni Ut" Undef" M. Gklahoma Intercollegiate Conference Chamdotis s s 1 ' T 2 f to ' f ' t i -' 2 ' " 1 55, 31 :E lf 1 aaa .gtk If .1-Him Q T : I " 'S af 'B 5 .. ' - .. ' i ' 2 , - A P JZ ' ge t Ka l K, J., ,-5,432 ,3 mai-at tl- , , , '- ws ,s d kgn' 3 j , 8.0 7 . JN , l .-it jr , xi q . I W 'Ik A by l I 4 W'--if-A ' Q if sixfdijf . - '3 . Start, front row left to right: Dereck Thomas, Bill Payne, Joe Kiem, David Lary, Scott White, Jerry Springer, Kevin Tate, Barry Lewis, Allen Jordan, Parrish McKaufman, Calvin Johnson, Kevin Rucker, Charles Betts, James Factor, Leonard Bullock, Pat Stewart, Donald Satchell, Steve Piccininni, Devin Bed- narz, Chris Risenhoover, Tuffy Thornton, Lloyd Tallery, manager, Eddie Jack- son, coach, John Horner, coach, Stuart Nichols, trainer, John Higgenbotham, coach, Tom Eckert, head coach, Bill Nowlin, coach, Monty Lewis, coach, Rick Haasl, coach, Scott Bird, Johnny Williams, Duce Lee, Ronald Wright, Robert Williams, Kevin Rentie, Phil Barnoski, Mike Shackleford, Kip Slack, Jeff Green, Chris Vandersypen, Brent Orso, Brian Johnson, Jameal James, Chris Tiger, Gary Savage, Corey Ketch, Chris Paxton, Walt Pesterfield, Brent Goins, Andre Johnson, Greg Ardister, Trandy Birch, Andy Hayes, James Stevens, Rick Bishop, David Grider, Wes Dukes, Doug Hensley, Doug Richardson, Danny Bridgewater, David Steinberg, Jerry Hess, Clint Culver, Doug Rodgers, Earl Hollingshed, Troy Witzansky, David Tate, Mike Davidson, Chad King, Ricky Parson, Reggie Barnes, Eric Spring, Barry Pool, Lance Yandel, John Rahe, Derrick Reynolds, Kevin Sprayberry, Kelly Harper, Brashun Blain Brandon Max- well, Randy Lofton, Shane Merriman, Mike Martin, Mike Adams, Mark Capron, Brian Watts, Eric Roepke 137 K 76 , 74 ,l As the end of a game draws near, the scoreboard is a constant reminder of how each team performed, The Fledmen offense took a time-out late in the fourth-quarter to decide which play would insure their victo- ry over Missouri Southern State University. Quarterback Calvin Johnson looked at the scoreboard to check the time remaining before he chose a final play. fPhoto - Todd Johnsonj The ability to make quick decisions is definitly beneficial to the entire team, Fullback David Bednarz held the footbal close to his side and took a quick look around to see what the Northeastern Missouri State play- ers had in mind to halt his carry. iPhoto Servicesj Sport? 7 Y 9-138 Y "wtf Eahaking off tackles seems to be a specialty of tailback Reggie Barnes. the hand-off Barnes rushed past two Northeast Missouri State tack- Barnes broke the tackle and managed to rush for another 10 yards falling to the ground. iPhoto - Nicole Hausery ,MWF ,A .,,,, , . , N. s. f , ,,, - , 1 ii 2 Z 2 " N sri' I fm! 1 f ' Swv fl I 21-ll 1 if In ffffwlsirt, r f 'tiit I ' fan rw V' Q A" . 4 .A.. ' ."' ,iisi 'T . , ' ft 9 fa ""'m.,.4fff,,i1,i ig., 'na-I' We if -km .J i , if One of the teams biggest advantages could be found in the stregnth of the defensive line. The defense gave up fewer yards this year than they have in some time. John Higginbotham, defensive coordinaton talks over team stratigies during a third quarter time-out. iPhoto - Todd Johnsony M Sz' gs 71 fs 'I :ffl .f . . . y .ii P fr s EQ ia I k..b2 Breaking 1,000 The Dedmen One-Thousand Yard Club welcomed its fifth member this yeaii The lirst one since DC. Mor- row who gained 1,024 yards eight years ago. Membership in this elite club was reserved for those Dedf men players who rush for more than 1.000 yards in a single season. Sophomore Qeggie Barnes, tail- back, earned his membership by rushing for 129 yards in 27 carries which gave him 1,081 yards with one game left to play in the season. He attributed his success to the olfensive line. 'AOur line deserved all the credit," said Barnes. "They blocked so well, all I had to do was run." In addition to the elite member- ship, Barnes was also recognized as the lirst Qedmen player since 1984 to rush for more than 200 yards in a single game. He tirst broke 200 by 18 yards against Northeastern Missouri State and again by 23 yards with a game clinching. 65-yard, fourth quarter touchdown against Bouthwestern Slate. During his freshman season. Barnes, in 10 games made 99 at- tempts lor 453 yards. "Last year was a learning experience. I had to learn a lot more offensive sets than in high school," said Barnes, "By the end of the season I was still a little ner- vous, but I had calmed down a lot." "It really didn't matter to me how many yards I carried of how many touchdowns I scored." commented Barnes. "ljust like to win and I don't like to lose. "We have had some good running backs at the university," said Tom Eckert, 'Deggie tits right in with the rest of them." "Even though it ended on a bad note, it was the kind of season you always hope for" - Matt Muratore Decord Were Broken As Dedm n osted The Best Season Ever The soccer Ftedmen closed out their seventh season of play posting a 11-7 mark and finishing as District Nine co-champions with Southern Nazarene. For the second consecutive season our soccer team went to the district playoffs only to be put out, 2-1, in overtime by Oklahoma City University. The Ftedmen opened the season on the road with four matches. After losing a 4-1 decision at Missouri Southern, the Ftedmen went on to the three wins. Kan- sas Newman, Marymount College and John Brown all fell by the wayside as the Bedmen climbed to 3-1 for the year. Bartlesville Wesleyan shocked Tahlequah, 1-O, to make the Ftedmen 3-2. Over the next two matches our soccer team split, beating Arkansas-Little Rock, 2-1, and losing again to Bartlesville Wesleyan. The Arkansas match held special significance because it marked the first time our soccer Redmen had beaten an NCAA Divi- sion I school. They opened district play with three consecutive home matches. The Ftedmen beat Phillips University, Oklahoma Christian College and Oklahoma City Univer- sity by a combined score of 15-O and regained a slight edge, boasting 7-3 for the season. After playing on their own turf, the Ftedmen hit the road for three impor- tant district games. Arch rival Southern Nazarene beat our soccer players 5-1, at Bethany. The Red- men fell behind 4-0 at the half and never recovered. Three days later in another match with OCC our team was defeated 3-1. The following week the game was forfeited because OCC had used an ineligible player. "This was the low point of our season," said DeLoache. "I think the OCC game jarred us into reality and made us play better." LeTourneau College fell, 3-0, in the Ftedmen Homecoming game. In the match Tulsa Edison sophomore Phil Barkely became the team's career goal leader. The Ftedmen closed out the regular season with two consecutive home losses. Southern Missouri oouthern Scoreboard Northeastern Northeastern Kansas Newman Northeastern Marymount Northeastern John Brown Bartlesvillc Wesleyan Northeastern Arkansas-Little Dock Northeastern Fmartlesville Wesleyan Northeastern Northeastern Dhillips Northeastern Oklahoma Christian Northeastern Oklahoma City University Southern Nazarene Oklahoma Christian Northeastern Northeastern Northeastern Oklahoma City University Northeastern Letourneau Northeastern Dhillips Southern Nazarene Northeastern John Brown Northeastern District Nine Dlayott Match Oklahoma City University Northeastern Sports 140 C Nazarene won 1-0 and John Brown scored two goals in the final thirteen minutes to win, 2-1. The Ftedmen traveled to Bethany to face OCU in the first round of the District Nine playoffs. Tahlequah junior Sam Bowers got the Ftedmen off to an early 1-0 lead that looked like it would hold up and give the team another win. OCU scored with 2:24 left in regulation play to send the contest into overtime, where they won the game on a penalty kick. History was made in this game as it was the first Fied- men soccer game to be broadcast over the radio. During the season players set 17 team and individual records. Barkely became the team's career goal leader breaking Blake Brown's record of 22 goals. In just two seasons Barkley had 23 goals. "This was our best season even" said DeLoache. "We were competitive with everyone and the guys gave 110 percent all year." The team scored 44 goals surpassing the 1985 mark of 37, while on the defensive side the Redmen set another record allowing only 25 goals. "We began the season with a good attitude and had more confidence in ourselves," said Phil Barkely. DeLoache cited the play of David Beasely, John Biles, and Chris Spicer as the determining factors in a great year. "David was our catalyst at midfield. He moved the ball and got us into scoring position." Spicer, a junior from Tulsa Eastwood, played with Team USA on a 33-day tour of five European countries and the Soviet Union. "Chris returned as a more seasoned player and proved to be anchor on our backlinej' said DeLoache. Spicer and Bites had to be given credit for their defensive play. When Spicer was at his best he was perhaps the best defensive player in the district. Biles also played well and improved with each game. This year's soccer team experienced highs and lows like most other athletic clubs. They grew with experience and became better soccer players. Their achievements were definitely something to be proud of. 'u Mike Jones - Q , .. 9 Q 3 , Q 'f an - Q . at . , . Q U s . - - 'si Y , Q ,, 4 . Q v Q 'f 5 'Q s Q 7 1 Q 5 . 'Af W A. , In a record breaking year the soccer Ftedmen played hard untill the end in in every game. One record they broke was the number of points earned in a game. The team boasted 26 goals in 18 matches breaking the old record of 25. Matt Muratore breaks up a play in a match with Letourneau College. The Fledmen came away from that contest with another victory. iPhoto - Daniel Jerseyj Back-up players are certainly an essential part of any team. A growing interest in the sport of soccer meant there were always extra players. Not only were they there to play, but to lend a hand il needed. Terry Thorne helped Allen Adams with a drink of water while he took a break from the game. iPhoto - Mike Brownj l i 3 'l Soccer Fledmen rally to their best season ever. Looking at the season from an overall point of view cer- tainly revealed the soccer team had accomplishments of which they could be proud. There were some problems though. The same situation that plagued the Ftedmen last year reoccured in the opening round ofthe District Nine Tournament as the Redmen came within one point of advancing in the playoffs. Prior to a match with Oklahoma City University, the team gathered for some last minute support. iPhoto - Mike B row nj Keeping the ball in play and out ofthe net is the responsibility. The Redmen goal keeper, John Biles held opponets down with six shut-outs breaking the previous record of five. Biles throws the ball back into play after stopping a potential goal, lPhoto - Todd Johnsonl W e ' 4- +1 h . 4 , ata, K . 1,9442 My Xe ,. its xp. ' W I Q., el? 1- r V v f . 3 f A' 'f . - 'f -, ' lrr' , .r W N1 Z' T- A - ' T 3, , at fafg fr? M A4 , fi? if , 'K gp., f fy lm., ff--at he we 'r T 1 J 't W,dWWwW., WF,5.a3gg.m ' mf ,wrwkww 1 fu f - ' -sf-M.. w ' ' ' W' -l - '-A District Nine Co-Champions Front row from left: Eddy Weygand, Steve Sullivan, Bart Snook, David Beasley, John Biles, Allen Adams, Terry Thorne, Kurt Badichel, Will Priddy, Chris Salinas, Danny Johnson, Raymond Garrison, Winston Bui, Matt Muratore, Phil Barkley, Sam Bowers, Steve Chesbro, Mike Mathis, Greg Haney, Lee Turner, Chris Spicer, Mark Hodges, John Thorne, Steve Minor, James Carl, Stephen Khan Soccer 141 1 3' I im "We had a bunch that wanted to Win. What we lacked in experience and size, we made up for in effort." - Ken Willis Lad Deds Started Their Season ith Man Unanswered Ogestions ln what was called a rebuilding year after the loss of several key players, Red- men fans couldn't help but wonder how these unanswered questions would affect our women's basketball team. How would the Lady Reds replace a player like Mar- garet Thompson, not to mention the other key players who had graduated? Could the team win another 23 games and go to the district finals and challenge for a trip to the national tournament? Ken Willis, head coach, got his first chance to answer some of the questions when the Lady Reds opened their season against Austin College. They routed Austin 87-45 with senior Lisa Burd and freshman Kolette Jones paving the way with 14 points each. Through the first 10 games the Lady Reds were 7-3 and the questions that had been asked earlier in the year seemed obsolete. In the second half of the season the Lady Reds faltered slightly, winning only seven of their last 15 outings. In the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Conference race they won only two games, both against Southeastern State. ln the other games the Lady Reds managed to stay close in all of their losses by an average of five points. Despite a sluggish second semester our women's basketball team still had a chance to go to the district playoffs, but all hope diminished after a loss at North- western State. Though this loss was detrimental to the final outcome of the sea- i Scoreboard 87 Nmlliutistcrn Nuslin College 59 l NAU Northeastern 80 Nmtlicaslcrn 'lisa-tiuri Jioiillirrri ST Noitlitnislrrii Langston T9 Nnrtliciistcrn Okltihorna Baptist 78 Nnrtliciistcrn Phillips TO Olalulionia liaplisl Norlhcastcrn T3 Nmllieasterri langslon T5 Phillips Northeastern T5 Noillictistwri Ulifk follfgt' T8 Nnilliciislmri .lohn l'5roxv.n 78 Lust frntral Northcastrrn 64 'wi'tl1cuslcr'ri John Vmrown 65 ihoullnicstcrn Nutt' Northeastern til 'NUlilllCllNlCfl'l .Southeastern thlatc 'tl Norllnicstcrn Alu Northeastern 85 IXMO Northeastern T'-l lust Vrnlral lxorthcastcrn 79 Norllicustcrn hacliool ol thc Ozarks 34 hniitlniestcrn Slate' Nortlicaslcrn tw? Nortlicastcrn 54 Norllicaslcrn .hotitlicnstcrn mtntc Norllnmcstcrn oilnlc Angela Prewett, No. 11, goes for a layup during the first home game of the season against University oi Science and Arts oi Oklahoma. She is guarded by USAO's Kathy Fent, No. 50. Sports Kia son, senior guard Paula Lowe gave an outstanding performance, scoring a season and career high of 28 points to close out her season at our university. Lowe finished the year as the third leading scorer on the team, averaging 11.3 points per game, and proved to be a tenacious rebounden averaging 5.9 boards per game and gained Honorable Mention All-District Nine. ' Through the course of the year the saying, "two is better than one," became evident, the two being twins Karla and Kolette Jones. They ranked one and two in scoring. Karla led the team in both scoring and rebounding, averaging 8.3 re- bounds and 21 points per game. She was named to the second team All-District Nine and was ranked nationally in scoring. Kolette was second on the team in scor- ing, averaging 11.7 points per game, and ranked third in rebounding. Kolette scored a season high of 30 points against the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. Though there were some questions at the start of the season, it didn't take long for the Lady Reds to make it clear that they could recover, managing to end their campaign with a 12-10 mark. The total recovery might have been slow in coming. but with the loss of only three seniors after the season and several promising return- ers for next season, many fans awaited the upcoming season with great anticipation 'I Mike Jones 3 .Xttempting a shot in the lane is Lady Reds Karla Jones who is being guarded by Fent. S3 1363 in K' 8. gf: 1-nik -,hi M , . ' Je 1293 'kt 1 f A..A., . '-1-- . -Qs LII A ' g Q . ,Q ' Y .f - f if -f 51-at -4' li ' V "- , K' z.s ,5,1. g,,,y1 .A -I1 k tw. . 1 :,.. A A :- it A A A . -:,-1 . i -' 1 ttf , ---I -V Q5 1,1 .- . U wi" ' .f ,.:--' A - , :il W .t . ,l A f - l - 5 X 3.1M-M-W 'Tl' Looking to start the fast break is Paula Lowe, No. 23, as Kolette Jones, No. 20, is getting out on the court. The Lady Reds won this season opener against Austin College, 87-45. Northeastern State Lady Dads Front row: Paula Lowe, Sherry Olansen, Ka- ren Anderson, Kolette Jones, Karla Jones, Jim- mie Weavel. Second row: Angela Prewett, Laura Smith, Paula Albright, Lisa Daniels, Lisa Burd, Susan Martin, Gina Ellis. Qady Reds Basketball l43 2 Q Q. 0 ,fa g , ls. ' Q W, ,V V. ' 'z 232 Q f 2 Q 1 5 Q 3 W'-Mm. QQ 2 . Ni V ,..+v,,. A gf PQSSVQK A ff x 'f 4 jk t""N M5 fgffffi ?i3'EL5gN?? Lady Reds head coach Ken Willis and assistant coach Danny Limes plot strategy in an early season game against USAO. 'Wins COMIC IEUIF Thlil' 7 Q05 A "wax U U' W, ,aiM11,l:'.s..w. - "t" tw' 5 bitch X nv' Abun. 9, ,au 9" ,,,,..f-. 1 no W" 4 ss- W" , mv 90' OLE OLSON'S TRAVELLED GAL HOOP SEPT MORE COLOR THAN A RA Q sf MORE TRICKS THAN A BRIDE those Rl0T0t man iuaii a ck 'i -vt, .ning ol Wed Hands 7 i . ,vs ' 5'-M1 Mont ,w s M uny As Usd 5507900 af'1'a 6I,..,,4't.a , .. 2,1 gi, 4.1 tkgg ,,,.9hi,1moxt!4O All-American Ded Head She still dribbles the basketball with her knees, She canbiuggle three basketballs at once. Her passes are still crisp and picture perlcct. Dr. Willa Faye Mason, once a pre- mier perlormer lor the All-American Qed Heads. has been a crusader lor womens sports for nearly tour decades. A cornerstone lor womens varsif ty athletics at our university. Mason grew up in ltlaysville, Ark., and played basketball at Siloam Springs. Ark.. where she was an All'State tor- ward herijunior and senior seasons. Upon graduation in 1947 Mason played one year at Connors College betorejoining the Qed Heads. She stayed with the proteam lor six years, her last two as player-coach. The Ded lteads traveled to every state in the Union, Canada and Mex- ico. Mason was a member olthe lirst. womens team to play in Alaska. "We packed them in everywhere we went." said Mason. In 1956 Mason lelt the Ded lteads because she lclt it was time to move on to something different, She enf rolled in our university to major in physical education. "1 always wanted to be a physical education teacher l wanted to leach women the use ol' good motor skills." She was graduated in 1959 and went. on to Oklahoma State where she received her masters degree. Mason joined our faculty in 1965 and served as our women's basketf ball coach until 1979, She then lilled the position ol' womens tennis coach and had plans to remain active in coaching. During her career in sports Mas- on has seen lirst hand the emerf gence ol womens sports. "They didn't win any titles, nor did they make it to any conference tournaments. Nonetheless, they came away win- ners because they didnt give up." - Ken Hayes Slow second se ester, unhappy ndin but Dedni n aine awa Winners The 1987-88 edition of the Pledmen basketball team had as many twists and turns as a best selling book. Unfortunately for the Ftedmen the year did not end happily. They finished the year with a 16-10 record, ending as the eighth seed in the District Nine playoffs. Southern Nazarene closed the books on the Ftedmen in the first round of the playoffs, winning 108-89. The first half of the season read like a "How To Run A Fastbreak" chapter as the Redmen rolled up numbers only their counterparts from Norman could com- pare. We opened the season with back to back routs, scoring 138 and 127 points. Over the course of the semester Ken Hayes and troops marched to seven victo- ries against only three defeats ttwo to the University of the Ozarksj averaging 102.1 points a game. January opened in the same upbeat fashion as the Redmen stormed to four consecutive wins to stand at 11-4. At this point the Ftedmen story turned to tragedy. East Central spoiled our first Oklahoma intercollegiate Conference outing, winning 72-71 on a last second shot. Scoreboard N 158 lvoil1it'nslt'i'ii llirk College 76 117 Noillitxislciii lltilltis L11 83 USNO 'voi'l1it'.isltriii 85 171 Noiliuxislt-iii lningsloii 100 Tl Nui'l1u'.islt'ii1 trk.iiis.1s 'tionlitcllo 40 95 l'iiixt'isily nl Ozarks Noi'l1it'.islci'ii 91 114 Nmllitxisltriii 15is1inp College 68 84 liiixeisilli nl Ozarks Noillictisiwtt 80 84 Nmliitxiwluiii Oltlniioiiia lliplisl 85 111 Noillitxislciii Phillips 86 83 Nui'llit'.islciii Okltiiionia liaplist 80 105 Nnilluuisiuiii Iniigsloii 97. W0 Noi'11lt'.isli'i'i1 Phillips 8-1 100 Noiliitxislt-iii lohn l3ruv.ii 91 Tl 11.1.-.1 klrnlitil Mti'l1it't1s1crit 71 100 Noil1icnslt'iit -Nlioo 01 Ozarks 74 l0l Noi'lIic.islui'ii ohu l3i'ov.'n 74 70 tNuil1ixme.slci'ii hlnlt' lxorllicuslcrn tid 78 hoiilIitxi.s1t'i'ii Mule Nmllicaslcrii 71 81 Noi'l1ixwsltrtii bvlnlc Noi'l1ic.1slCi'ii 70 100 lningsloii . nrlliiruslwit 78 81 Noi'lIk'uslt'i'it Qual Cciililil 63 lll Noil1ir.islt'i'ii hcliool ol Ozarks 111 BT thoiilltxursiwii mlulc Noi'i1it11slt'i'ii 84 81 Noil1it'.i.slri'ii .Noiil1ieaslci'ii 79 '75 Noi'lliv.t's1i'iii hints Noi'l1ii'.islcrii 66 108 thoiillitwii N-ll.l1C1lt' fX0l11lCttN1K'1'fl 89 David Dee, No. 31, watches as Chris Gary, No. 25, makes a jump shot against Northwestern State. ln spite ol Fiedmen efforts NW carried the game 70-81. Cl W Sports w Xl me After two non-conference wins the Ftedmen were all but eliminated from the OIC race as they suffered three straight losses. The Fiedmen closed the regular seal son winning two of five games. For the year Conley Phipps led the Fledmen in scoring, averaging 17.3 point an outing. He scored a season high 34 points against Park College in the seaso opener at John Brown University Classic. For his play Phipps was named to th OIC second team and Honorable Mention All-District Nine. Another stalwart performer for the Fledmen was senior center Michael Obaseki. The 6-8 Obaseki averaged 14 points per game and led the team in rebounding with 10 a game. Obaseki had a season high 16 rebounds against both Northwestern State and Phillips. Through the year he was ranked at the top of both the district and confer- ence rebounding. At the seasons end Obaseki was named to the All-OIC First Team and second team All-District Nine. 'I Mike Jones 4 i J '4:A'. W, cf'WeW'mtti 4 M ,. ,,,1,L,: Q sd. 4 , N7 5-C A at 9 ...,, N iw , .f.-'off H8C l flanked on both sides by grad assistants Vic Williams, Marvin Murdock and Robby Rice, head Fiedmen coach Ken Hayes concentrates on tight maneuvers during second semester play. Conley Phipps, No. 20, makes a iump shot during a Jan. 18 win against John Brown University Joh Brown's Eddie Krmbrought. No. 34, follows Phipps to the hoop. Carlos Norton, No. 10, drives fora layup shot rn a 100-74 win against the School of the Ozarks. Te mates Phipps and No. 22 Michael Washington follow Norton up the court. mm Northeastern State Qcdmcn Front row: Will Meyer, Jarrod Welch, George Sitkowski, Carlos Norton, Penrod Eades, Tom Hankins, David Dowden, David Dee, Conley Phipps and Steve Samilton. Back row: John- ny Wilson, Ftaymond Shaver, Chris Gary, Michael Obaseki, Michael Washington, Kar- las Gripado, Jay Bittle and Rodney Nunley. 1 E5 :qgw M-.L Q C 2 3 1 32 152 L .,, 'fb 7 'iz 5 - ff'- - rw V+ 4 f 9 f A 13,61 iff' f M..-.. um Mkt' -4 12. l 9 if 3? f ' .az Wt 3' 4' 'fr iv , N? H 5 1 15 is bittle goes up for a successful layup during the 81-79 win against Southeastern. Qedmen coach Ken Hayes gestures as he directs the Fledmen to run the offense. Kitit Illl Dobbins named to NAIA Hall of Fame Dr. .lack Dobbins. who hitchluked to college in his school days and Iater became Notts most successlul basketball coach, was inducted into the National Association ol' Inter' collegiate Athletics tNAIAI IIaIl ol I'tlllIC on March 20. Ceremonies were at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City, IVIO. during the NAIA national basketball tournament and convention. Dobbins was in the Coach tategory. Dobbins, who has been Nbbs athf letic director since 1969, is a Iirst- ballot recipient. IIe's been respon- sible lor the inductions ol' lormer NSU athletic director DM. "Doc" Wadley, lormer NtSU .AIIYAXIIICFICLNI basketball player Charlie Daulk and lormer Qedmen lootball coach 'I'utIy otratton plus lormer Langston Univer- sity standouts in Marques Haynes and coach Zip Cayles. "This is the highest honor the NAIA can bestow on a membeif' said Dobbins. "I am elated and pleased." Ile coached NAU basketball in three stints since the 1959-60 sea- son and posted a 511206 record, including the 196168 team which was 2674 and linished the regular season as the NAIA's No. leranked team. Unly tour ol' his teams linished unf der .500 and three others were 20-plus winners, Dobbins did not coach the 1972773 and 1977778 cam- paigns. Ile took teams lo the NAIA nationf at tournaments in 1968 and 1972. 'Ihe latter club was the District Nine champion. Dobbins was voted NAIA Coach ol' the Year in 1968 and he was the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Conter- ence Coach ol the Year in 1968. 1972 and 1979. "Our players gave us their most." - Kevin Diggs Diggs guides Dedm it to pla off birth What a difference a year makes! Northeastern State, coached by youthful Kevin Riggs, went from everybody's patsy to the playoffs in one season. In his first season at the helm, Riggs guided the Ftedmen to a 33-15 record, which included NSU's first playoff appearance in six years and a second place finish in the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Conference. Just a year prion the Redmen finished a dismal 14-30 overall and 2-14 in the OIC. No longer was NSU considered a patsy. "Our players gave us their most," said Riggs, who was a graduate assistant at NSU in 1987. "This season certainly was alot more enjoyable. There are a lot of teams which don't have seasons like this one." h Three Ftedmen earned All-District Nine honors in pitcher Dan "Hooter'y Christie of Tahlequah, second baseman Dan Snover of Bay City, Mich., and outfielder Kel- ly Osburn of Muskogee. Christie, a righthanden posted a 7-O record while Snovei: who made the All-District team as a utility infielden won the District batting title with a remarkable .464 average. Osburn was the Ftedmen's second leading hitter with a .357 average, improv- Scoreboard ll Northeastern Central Arkansas tv tl Nortlieaslern Ventral .Xrkaiisas O B Nortlieastern Cent ral Arkansas Z 15 Northeastern Central Arlemsas Z tx Northeastern Oklahoma liaplist 3 Phillips Northeastern 8 Northeastern ltlnllips 5 Nort heastern ll Nort heastern 7 Northeastern i Northeastern ld Northeastern ll bl. tlloutl I5 Northeastern I5 Northeastern 6 Phillip s 4 Phillips ll Northeastern ll William .lewe l4 Northeastern Z Northeastern 4 Northeastern 8 Northeastern ll William Jewell William .lewell William Jewell William .lewell tht tlloud Northeastern tht. .tmbrose St. Ainlarose Northeastern Northeastern Oklahoma Vily Northeastern Missouri Western Missouri Western .houthwestern Mate thouthwestern .hlate I2 Oltlahonia City Northeastern ll Northeastern Oklahoma City 7 Oklahoma Citv Northeastern lO Northeastern 10 Northeastern ll Northeastern Northwestern .Slate hast Ventral East Central 5 thoutlieastern .State Northeastern tw ooutheastern .State Northeastern 5 Northeastern Oklahoma Christian IO Northeastern Oklahoma t'hrislian ll Northeastern Central Mlnaiisas 9 Northeastern Ventral Arkansas 15 Northeastern ttvouthxwestern Mate 'L oouthwestern otate Northeastern 5 Northeastern East Central it fast Central Northeastern 8 ooullietislern Palate Northeastern 7 Northeastern .Southeastern otate 4 Northeastern Northwestern Palate 4 Northwestern .State Northeastern 8 Northeastern Nortlnrestern .htate 6 Northeastern Oklahoma L'hristian 7 Nortlieastern Oklahoma L'hristian 6 Oklahoma Baptist Northeastern rs Oklahoma l3a pt ist Northeastern ing his mark by nearly 100 points over his junior campaign, Senior first baseman-pitcher Chip Bayles was named to the All-District second team. Osburn and Snover also garnered All-OIC awards while Bayles, Christie and pitcher Mike Fteitzel of Bay City, Mich., were second team All-Conference picks. This was the second winningest club in school history. The 1982 team, which had been the last Ftedmen squad to qualify for the playoffs, was 37-17 and also finished second in the league race. The Ftedmen won seven of their first eight and a strong finish boosted NSU into the playoffs but the team was bounced by Oklahoma Baptist. NSU's bid to host a first round playoff game fell short as the Ftedmen finished fifth in the District Nine regular season standings. "lf we had taken advantage of a few more breaks, we could have hosted," said Riggs. "We were disappointed when the season ended but we're happy to get where we were." lt could prove the gettin' might get better for the Ftedmen. 'u Doug Quinn x gk. Dusty Blevins U51 is greeted at homeplate by Ben Guinn 1113 after a home run. r Jim Huber puts the tag on a Central Arkansas runner at homeplate. 4 Doug Marrs views the action fro the dug tsteps hl lefptch Ph I B ley b sly cleans his p kes Designated hitter Ben Guinn makes contact. Northeastern State Dedmen -A ii ' silt fi. Northeastern State's 1988 baseball team members were, front row: John Brasuell, Dan Snover, Robert Walden, Jim Huber, Phil Brumley, Terry Sampson, Doug Marrs, Brian Keith and Jay Singley. Second row: Corey Black, Andrew Zaferes, Rusty Blevins, Dan Christie, Bruce McNatt, Matt Henderson John lgleheart, Ben Guinn and John ZaFeres. Third row: head coach Kevin Riggs, Bennie Wil- liams, Clyde Thompson, Chip Bayles, Mike Reitzel, Jeff Lawson, Chet Casey, Kelly Os- burn, Brian Jeffs and assistant coach Rick Huntze. Baseball 151 2 , Third baseman Shelli Borwn, a senior from Broken Arrow, capped a spectacular NSU career when named to the All-District Nine team for the third straight year, A meeting of the minds. The Northeastern State infield of catcher Jim Huber 1191, second baseman Dan Snover 473, first baseman Ben Guinn 1111 and pitcher Robert "Spanky" Walden gather with assistant coach Rick Huntze. Third baseman John Brasuell finds there lsn't room for him on the hill, All-District Nine pitcher Chris Stevens, a senior from Silver City, N.M,, goes into her windup. t X . ,Af f a -sh L ,iv ., swf' , -1- W, ,W K "' 5 Q ,K ,,. ,,, X,.Q,..,t.. , J, 1 . .., .. .. . . , .K , k it? K , I ,tg , A X fffw ,s ffgff fp 41 V ww- Q s A .. 5 . s t ,v V' ,. - 'S ,. . ,. .. ...,. N 'QM NN we iw .. , 1, A .1 'Q 2 8 K hw X s 'N ,,'. - A tri S Tm .-,,. 'rr. ,,. - , S 3, saw, 2? i ii Corey Black delivers to the plate. Candids 153 Shortstop Sue Ann Adams slaps the tag a sliding runner tseco d b se l'ina Smalley rounds second base. Northeastern State Lady Deds Front row: Lori Austin, Shelli Bro gess, Donita Goodin. Second Lane, Sue Ann Adams, Chris Smalley. Third row: Shaunda Jones, Shannon Peck, Kendra tured is Nikki Baker. Sports 154 kai wn, Ashley Bur- My row: Shannon Stevens, Tina Lawson, Tami Cline. Not pic- Fuse: ...+- we el' x. ,.., x Q 'K T .f 'vm y. iss? 1. .sn sf 5' ev M-,S , Stir X - , wax "When you are as young as we were, you're going to make mis- takes." - Tim Livesay Contiele ce, improvement grew ith teams experience To finish .500 could be frowned on by many. That's just average, so-so and mediocre. But, Northeastern State's 19-19 finish in 1988 was one step shy of miraculous. Coach Tim Livesay's Lady Reds had only a dozen in uniform and seven of those were freshmen. There was one sophomore, two juniors and two seniors. The Lady Reds started as many as a half dozen freshmen. NSU was surprisingly consistent despite rookie errors which cost the Lady Reds dearly at times. "Whey you are as young as we were, you're going to make those mistakes," ,said Livesay. "l am pleased with our finish. You see the improvement in the team and confidence grows in each girl. "This was a real learning experience for our youngsters. They took their knocks but they can be better for it." Dltcher Chris Stevens ducks as third baseman Shelli Brown fires to first base for an out. Never was the team more than two games below the .500 mark, yet it could never get two games over the break even point. Perhaps a high point was splitting a doubleheader with powerful Oklahoma City University, which finished fourth in the NAIA national tournament. The Lady Reds reached the District Nine tournament semifinals before being eliminated. Third baseman Shelli Brown capped a brilliant career by earning All-District Nine honors for the third straight season. Brown, from Broken Arrow, led the team in batting with a .316 mark. Senior pitcher Chris Stevens, of Silver City, N.M., closed out a three-year career at NSU with All-District laurels and was an all-star repeater For the Lady Reds, the future was 1988. Scoreboard Northeastern UMKC MASQ' Northeastern Northeastern ltenetliel ine Northeastern lincoln MW. Baptist Northeastern MJSJSC Northeastern MJASC Northeastern Northeastern Grandview Columbia Northeastern Northeastern UMKC Peru thtale Northeastern Northeastern Central Iowa Northeastern Oklahoma liaptist Oklahoma Baptist Northeastern Northeastern Cameron MJXHC Northeastern Northeastern Vfasliburn Central State Northeastern lnearnate Word Northeastern Oklahoma City University Northeastern Northeastern Oklahoma City tfnnersil-v Pittsburg State Northeastern Northeastern Pittsburg .State Northeastern Dittsburg .State Northeastern Emporia talate CMMU Northeastern Oklahoma City University Northeastern Northeastern Pittsburg olate Northeastern Ditlsburg .stale Oklahoma City University Northeastern Northeastern Oklahoma City Unixersily Oklahoma Baptist Northeastern Northeastern Oklahoma Baptist Northeastern Moot' MSM' Northeastern Central thtate Northeastern Northeastern Oklahoma baptist Oklahoma City University Northeastern Lady Reds Softball 155 Crover Colliers break We really played well as a team this season. Our fresh- men pulled through For us when We needed help." - Dan 1-year drought ith second OIC rovvn After going 21 years without a league title, Northeastern State's golf team won the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Conference in back-to-back years. The Ftedmen captured their first golf crown since 1966 a year ago and reclaimed the title this spring edging out Southwestern State 1628-6313 at the OIC tourna- ment in Durant. Stacey Shiew, a Tahlequah junior, earned fourth place by shooting a 155 in the 36-hole tournament. Shiew was named to the All-OIC team. Moore juniors Terry Tarwater and Donnie Weaver each finished with a 156 to earn All-OIC honors. This was Weaver's third time of being named to the All- conference squad. The Bedmen captured first place in the NSU Invitational Tournament at the East Lake Hills golf course in Vian. NSU shot a 595 while SWOSU finished with a 628 and Southeastern State with a 633. Lee Perry, a Tahlequah freshman, carved out a two stroke 1144-146j edge over teammate Jeff Gordon, a Vian freshman, to earn medalist honors in the 36-hole tournament. Tarwater took third place by beating Moore junior Andy DeShazo in a one hole playoff. NSU finished fifth at Missouri Southern State College's Crossroads of America Golf Tournament in Joplin. Tarwater shot a 151 and earned third place in a scorecard playoff. Shiew, who entered the tournament unattached, finished the first round shoot- ing a 73 but wound up with a 156. The Ftedmen took first place with a 906 at Southwestern's three round tourna- ment in Weatherford. Dedmen CIC Champions Colt Don Cochran Andy DeShazo Jeff Gordon Brett Lindsay Lee Perry Stacey Shiew Terry Tarwater Donnie Weaver Randle Wheat tbhiew, Perry and friend Kathleen Mahaney head for the next hole. Sports SEOSU's Matt Holcombe held off Tarwater to earn medalist honors. Holcombe fired a 224 while Tarwater shot a 225. Weaver finished with a three-day total of 226 to capture third and Poteau's Ran- dall Wheat shot a 227 to earn a tie for fourth. For the first time in three years, the Northeastern State track team failed to win the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Conference championship. The Bedmen finished third behind OIC champion East Central and Northwestern State while clinching first in one event. Mike Adams, a Tulsa Memorial senior, received his fourth consecutive gold me- dal in the 110 high hurdles with a NSU record setting time of 14:38. Adams also qualified for Nationals for the third straight year and placed second in the 400 in- termediate hurdles. Bristow junior Duncan Mason took second place in the 800-meter with a time Of 1:57.25. Richard Bishop, a Sand Springs sophomore, leaped 22-8 to clinch second in the broad jump. Donald Satchell, a freshman from Garland, Texas, placed second in the 100-meter with a time of 10:47, which set the school record. Kevin Tate of Jones took third place in the 400-meter with a time of 50:36. Junior Mike Cain from Oklahoma City Northwest Classen finished third in two events. Cain clocked in at 5:00.93 in the 1600-meter while running a 10:35 in the 2-mile. NSU's 400-meter relay team, which consisted of Tulsa Washington senior Kevin Rucker, Broken Bowjunior Bruce Natt, Adams and Satchell, took third place with a time of 43:24.68. 'I Sean Bolts 7 'Q 'Hn V . ,V if x -i 4 gi if W, 21 'fri-E-Et ii -' . i.i. 3 it 1 ti 'Siam Y. mstsfh , j gr,-Q-rt, - f . - - 21 it K" ' ' 6 . A 'i .-rg? -F Q ' J -if f" f ' ' 12"-2 V A ,,5. ' " Y' L N Q8 If 'fir'-5 ' ' 3 tw W' --'7'-1' Y' Aw. ' 7 A ' itiw 'Hx' 'X '- 2-3-.1 , . - ' t,,,.-. - : -.. '-1 4 ,M 1 ' . 'kt W - www -, .5--fs , - ,sm . ?.'f'f'ir3-fsin'2wL'fT ,e Q4 - . ' Lt' Q2 Ny"V . S y Shiew hits a sho from he fairway. ry, freshman, watches his putt roll to the cup. Northeastern State Dodmcn Track Mike Adams Reggie Barnes Phil Barnowski Richard Bishop Mike Cain Duncan Mason Brandon Maxwell Bruce Natt Jon Painter Kevin Flucker Donald Satchell Brock Smith David Steinberg Pat Stewart Kevin Tate John Thorne Vic Williams Les Wood ShD fh pp nnmsur cn Northeastern State Dedmen 1 k v ,L Front row: Head coach Charley Wilson, John Hinton, Michael Tisadle, Craig White, Kevin Black. Back row: Jason Shaw, Robert Mitch- ell, Chip Barnes, Bryan Dick, Ronnie Hill. Northeastern State Lady Deds Front row: Kristi Hopkins, Maria Goyer, Stefanie Watkins, Melinda Hennisy, Shelli Duncan. Back Row: Dr. Willa Faye Mason, Lorri Meyer, Shelley Ford, Sherri Dotson, Jill Barnes, Gina Ellis. Sportsi D 158 "Winning the OIC was great and placing third at District was also good for us. If we keep playing like we did this year all we can do is iinprovefl Charlie Wilson l Tenni teams experience highs, lowc The Northeastern State University men's tennis team had one of its most produc- tive seasons ever during the 1988 campaign. NSU, 12-7 in duals, won the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Conference tennis title at Tahlequah on April 22. The Ftedmen followed that success a week later with a third place finish at the District Nine Tournament at Oklahoma City. NSU accomplished these feats with a relatively young squad. Three freshmen and one sophomore played at four of the six singles spots. Perhaps the hottest player on the team was freshman Michael Tisdale. Tisdale paced the Ftedmen with an 18-7 record in duals, including wins over opponents from Northwest Missouri State and the University of Tulsa. Tisdale was the OIC champion at number two singles and a runner-up to Oklahoma City University's Greg Stephenson at the district in the same Spot. Sophomore Jason Shaw was the OIC champion at number three singles and the district's runner-up. Tisdale and Shaw combined at number one doubles for a 10-8 record and the championship in the OIC and a runner-up finish at the district tournament at Ok- lahoma City University. At the OIC Championship the Ftedmen also won singles titles from freshman Craig White at number four, senior Robert Mitchell at number five and at number six with senior Chip Barnes. The moment was especially sweet for Barnes, who had to fight his way into the rotation after being beat out early in the year. White and freshman Ronnie Hill were OIC champs at number two doubles, while Mitchell and Barnes won the number three doubles Spot. At the OIC NSU won 25 of a possible 27 points to win the title going away. On the women's side of the nets things did not go as well, as the Lady Reds failed to win a dual, finishing with a dismal O-8 record. Trouble began for the team before the season got under way. Head coach Willa Faye Mason lost her two top players and had to re-adjust the rotation. Number one player Gina Ellis and number six player Prauttus Samuel were the only two players to garner more than one dual victory, both finishing with two each. In doubles play Samuels and Sherri Dotson were the only pair to get a win, finish- ing with a 1-5 record. 'I Mike Jones 8 Northeastern 5 Oklahoma Baptist 9 Oklahoma City 5 Northeastern 7 Oral Qoberts 9 Northeastern 9 Tulsa W, . .,,..,,,,,.............-1 i Scoreboard 7 Northwest Missouri thtate Northeastern 'Z 5 Northeastern Arkansas 'tech 6 Northeastern Western Illinois 9 Northeastern Northwestern tial College Texas Lutheran 9 'texas Northeastern 6 Northeastern Baylor 9 Nort heastern oout heastern State Northeastern Northeastern 8 Northeastern ooutlnsestern Slate 6 ltarding Northeastern 6 Oklahoma Baptist Northeastern B Northeastern .lohn l'7rov.'n 8 Northeastern Southeastern Mate Arkansas 'tech Northeastern tfast Central Northeastern Drauttus Samuel serves against Southeastern State in the Lady Reds home opener. IS9! .N Pike player goes for the basket during the intramural tournament. Basketball competition attracted 30 teams. Ron Swift and Chip Barnes assist in the play. Clark Brunner officiates during a spring match. Kim Wade is catcher. ,I fully' sum Chris Franklin slams a shot as teammate Charles Flury prepares forthe return. Brian Mitchell and Mark Lee call the game as spectators cheer for their team. The sand court by the Fitness Center got a workout during the Kaleidoscope competition. Sports 160 lg eq- "The turnout for intramurals was fantastic, just huge. We had so many teams it was overwhelming? Don Cox on- arsity athletes found plent of ornpetition in intramural Interest in intramural sports continued to increase this year. The events were iighly competitive and turnout for these annual games wiped out all previous ecords. The season opened with a golf tournament early in September with five men ihooting for the title. David Tees of the Dream Team earned the first intramural win. Flag football got the students pumped up for intramurals. More than 145 stu- lents participated in the 120 game series. Because of the large number of par- lcipants it took a staff of 16 to run the football league. The intramural football irogram grew from 19 teams last year to 33 this year, including seven women's eams. Members Only and Men in Optometry clashed for the men's title. Members Only scored on its second and fifth posessions to knock out MIO 13-12 for a victory. 'he women's team matched THTT lToo Hot Too Trotl and Lady Members, with THTT letting the victory. Intramural track was next on the fall roster Two teams, Members Only and THTT acked up points for the overall championship. ln the two-mile run Clark Brunner ron for Members Only and Johnnie Hamilton won for THTT. In the four-mile run Aike Mashburn, no affiliation, took the winners spot and Hamilton won in the wom- en's division. Volleyball competition completed fall intramurals. More than 30 teams compet- id for the championship. ln the end MIO saw their first victory and THTT saw their ourth. "The competition was a lot harder this year. No matter how good your team eemed to be, there was always someone out there who was better," Terry Stover aid. The growing interest in intramurals brought about the expansion of playing fa- ilities. Two new football fields and one softball field were erected. Flon Cox, director if the Fitness Center and intramural coordinator, felt the new facilities would al- ow intramurals to grow even more. The spring season opened with 30 teams competing for the basketball crowns. l'- i,-,fwvbi 1 , ' . T Yi'.i",-N-JK ., . - . f iakvtlg, X 5,1 .. V A :J Y' -f 'f' ' .. gL2?:fif1:"a.LfW Q .U - K . ' - A ' 'Wt' r ..... ,. .Q Amen-'lil - .E -r M' . 1 t . .t.,..ss-ss.,.:fff'ff ist? VL .: .W Officlal Brad Vaught calls a play as catcher Troy Witzansky waits for the pitch from second base. "I was excited about the season," Cox said. "We had more teams turn out than ever before." League competition matched up 100 games before the final rounds began, New names found their way to the winner's list as the Knights took the win and Every Man's Desire took the women's title. l'lt was a lot of fun, but it was also a lot of work. All the teams were really good. I was happy we won," Missy Dozier, EMD basketball player, said. Racquetball afficionados clashed for individual championships as Colin Strange- by beat out Members Only for the title and Karen Anderson of THTT took her team to another victory. Unpredictable spring weather gave way to a spectacular day for swimming and the tug-of-war competitions. Swimming moved Members Only and THTT closer to championship ranks as they won in the swimming categories. Tug-of-war com- petition matched the two year champion Rope Warriors and the Pikes in the fi- nals, but a matched weight limit of 1,850 pounds gave the Pikes their first victory of the year. The women's division matched Lady Members with the Pikettes in the finals. Each of the teams won their first three pulls and in the end the Lady Mem- bers pulled the Pikettes to their first loss in only 10 seconds. The year ended with a celebration for Members Only and THTT as they won the overall intramural championship well ahead of the other competitors. For the team who participated in the games and displayed good sportsmanship through- out the season, the reward was a "sportsmanship award." That honor went to the Pikes. Cox said intramurals allowed students to meet and compete against other stu- dents that they otherwise would not have met. "Through intramurals, students de- veloped a sense of spirit, sportsmanship and comraderie with others," Cox said. 'I Darryl Thomas l6l! Fitness Center pro ieled divefsit in recreation Decreation played an important role in the daily lives of many students. Be- cause of this most had memberships to the campus Fitness Center. For a small fee students enjoyed the Center's benefits. They have top-of-the- line weight equipment, racquetball courts, an indoor heated pool, and basketball facilities. Outside of the center were sand courts for volleyball and other leisure activities. One of the most popular games at the Fitness Center was racquetball, a game many enjoyed because of its fast pace and strenuous exercise. "The courts were full everyday from 11 a.m. to closing," said Alan Johnson, as- sistant director of the Fitness Center. "I enjoy playing racquetball because it helps me stay in shape. lt's a very excit- ing and enjoyable sport," said Brent Keith, a student from Sand Springs. Siloam Springs junior Lawrence Bell can frequently be found on the basketball coun. "I enjoy just coming in here and shooting baskets from time to time. lt helps me blow off steam and deal with pressure," said Bell. Kaleidoscope competition brought football players out to vie for the tug-o-war match. Wes Duke watches as Lance Yandell and Troy Wltzansky give it all their strength. During Kaleidoscope some students enjoyed the friendly competition of a horseshoes match. Sports 162 Tulsa sophomore Denise Marouk can most often be found leading aerobics. " used to take aerobics in Tulsa. When I came to NSU l attended the aerobics class at the Fitness Center. When an opening came for someone to teach the class I applied and was hired," said Marouk. l'For me it's fun and challenging and there': always some new element to deal with." Also popular is weight lifting. With both Nautilus equipment and free weights many students chose this to keep physically fit and stay in shape. "Anyone who lifts weights will stay in shape and will feel better about himself,' said senior Mike Adams. "I work out for my own personal benefit of keeping fit," said Walt Pesterfield "Also, to increase my body size." Whether for a karate class, to lift weights or have a leisurely swim, students wht flocked to the Center reported a heightened sense of well being by getting physi cal as well as mental stimulation while at college. ,,,....,.---H A fencing class is taught by Dr. Dan Eric Spring concentrates on his toss. People Psst . . . More than 8,000 strong, our students were not easily categorized. We were not exactly Ivy League, but we weren't all cow- boys either. As people converged upon our cam- pus, it was obvious we couldn't be boxed in. We were unique individuals. We ex- pressed our personal style in clothing, in- terests and ideas. Some sipped flavored Perrien wore string bracelets and flocked to Eddie Mur- phy movies, while others spent time studying or gathered to discuss important issues. We talked about Oliver North, Supreme Court nominees, freedom of the press and what to do about AIDS. To administration and faculty one thing was clear. Whether straight out of high school or non-traditional students earn- ing a delayed degree, we were the reason! ,ww A what if fig .W sie. "' 'W 'IW ' 4 ' ,fn Q.-s Receiving an average 0142" ol rainfall per year enables us to live up to our regional name of Green Country. Sheltered from the rain Brenda Christie and Tanya Burrus show their en- thusiasm as the football Redman made their way to a homecom- ing victory. tPhoto - Mike Brownj ,pe AQ t is Practice is essential for a good performance. Miriam Gleghorn and Kimberly Casey, members of both the NSU Entertainers and the Extra- Specials, worked with other members at perfecting a musical number iPhoto - Nicole Hauserl Division Page is-164 ,fivieyx ff The atmosphere on campus was en- couraging. There seemed to be a zest for life The students were not only helpful, they were friendly as well. 79 Ranking No. 2 in in post-season play, soccer Fledmen bring home a share ol the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Conference crown. Members ofthe team smiled with delight as they were cheered and applauded tor a great season. iPhoto - Nicole Hauserl - Paula Linuille Were The Reason! -AY' x . ln ,b a it Jo he ,, 1 we Taking a break from the books usually improves a person's attitude, Spending time with friends at a soccer pep rally, stu- dents enjoyed lood, fun and festivities. iPhoto - Nicole Hauserl People come from miles around to enjoy the spirited com- petition of the annual Canoe Race. Participating high school students were excited as their teammates paddled into sight. lPhoto Servicesj People Tj 1 6 5 W l Buddy System A few students began college life with their best friend from home right by their side, but many had to adjust to living with some- one they had never met. Most were not disappointed. Some even continued to room together throughout their college years. You remember your roommate, don't you? That person who oc- cupied the other bed in your room, talked all night instead of study- ing, left the cap off the toothpaste and shared your clothes. Learning to live with a perfect stranger wasn't easy. There were all those little thoughts that kept running through your mind. Usual- ly, they were trivial thoughts such as, "What if he doesn't like me?" or "She's probably a perfect '10' and every guy on campus will want me to set them up." Getting to know each other was easiest when you were trying to make that small, drab room look like a million bucks with match- ing bed spreads, curtains, knick-knacks and arranging life size posters on the walls. Living with a mere acquaintance took a lot of patience and tact when it came to dealing with the little things. And just when you E - -44 Sl I' Q? t el l Time spent as roommates is not easily forgotten. Roommates often formed a spe- cial bond throughout the course of a year that sometimes lasted a lifetime. Dwayne Rury and Pat Gaddis said good-bye before heading In their separate directions for spring break. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasl People 166 . D Some knew their roommates in advance, while others had to take their chances. started to open up and really have some fun together the year was over and you both went home for the summer. You promised to write and call every chance you got, but summer was full of warm weather activities that made keeping your promise difficult. As the close of summer drew near, the excitement of seeing your roommate was overwhelming. You drove your parents so cra- zy with talk of missing your roommate that they were ready to murder you. Finally, the day came when you could go back to school. You were both very nervous about seeing each other after the long summer break, but when you set eyes on each other you knew everything was still the same. Students shared not only day-to-day experiences, but they shared the financial aspects as well. Life away from home was less expensive when the cost was shared with another. But, most of all, roommates were those special people that gave you a hug when you needed it or would lend an ear when you had a problem. '- Elizabeth woods ,.. V .5-., 5 Keeping asupplyoffood is essential, butashortegeoffundsoften makes lt dlfftcult. Mandy Rowley and Gayla Adoock found sharing expenses made grocery shopping easier on the budget. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj Dorm rooms can be plain and unattractive or, with a little effort, can be something very special. Some students followed Darrell He.tfield's example and made their room very unique. Sadly, a few students found out, after they had painted their rooms, that all changes had to first be approved by the Housing Office. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasy ,..., A ' -1 'W' 1 R , . .Q it ' x ate X at ,ga is i -NWA Z- x ,J i l ls- Tl? n , S ,f sg'- u--1 ml it: f., ff l Zil X 'W 6. 5 , Q all , vi' Ei' ,I MEN Lena Acken Tahlequah John Ackerman, Pryor Bruce Acton, Kiefer Tawana Adcock, Quinton Troy Adkins, Boynton Cindy Allen, Westville Genevieve Allen, Westville Renee Allen, Muskogee Chris Anderson, Tulsa Marcia Anderson, Oklahoma City Tom Anderson, Tahlequah Jennifer Andrews, Heavener Mike Antle, Okmulgee Jane Ashwood, Muskogee Lori Austin, Tulsa Elizabeth Bahe, Tulsa Jan Bahe, Tulsa Clinton Ballou, Locust Grove Reta Balmain, Westville Scott Bargsten, Locust Grove Jill Barnes, Collinsville Kimbra Barnett, Tulsa Dave Barr, Pryor Shawn Battles, lnola Matthew Bearden, Hominy Katheleen Belcher, Muskogee Darcy Bennett, Muskogee Dennis Berry, Bartlesville Kevin Berry, Muskogee Richard Bertelle, Stilwell Bryan Bigby, Tahlequah Greg Bilby, Hulbert Stephanie Bird, Stilwell Kevin Black, Kingfisher Mark Blair, Cookson Mike Blakely, Tahlequah Richard Blakenship, Kiefer Victoria Blocker, Tulsa Teresa Blue, Fort Gibson Jeanine Bobbitt. Ketchum Michelle Bolton, Eucha Brian Bontrager, Wagoner Tamra Borland, Broken Arrow John Bowen, Stilwell Shelia Bowers. Jay Amy Bowersock, Broken Arrow Aloma Bowlin, Hulbert Deborah Bowlin, Hulbert Charles Brasier, Okmulgee Neil Brauer, Langley Jennifer Briggs, Pryor Trenton Breshears, Muskogee Tammy Bridges, Wilburton Brenda Brittain, Catoosa Houston Brittain, Quinton James Brookman, Cleveland Melissa Brossett, Muskogee Amy Brown, Colcord David Brown, Tulsa William Brown, Tulsa Gina Bunch, Muskogee Daryl Burd, Collinsville Ashley Burgess, Sand Springs Janine Burlin, Chouteau Amanda Burrell, Tahlequah Michelle Burroughs, Chouteau. Tonya Burrus, Bartlesville Brad Butler, Pryor Stacy Cabe, Adair Kelli Cadion, Beggs LeAnn Cagle, Owasso Leon Calhoun, Quinton Kendell Callaway, Beggs Carolyn Canady, Tulsa Tiffany Canary, Wagoner Trace Carlisle, Salt Lake City, Utah Sherri Carlton, Stilwell Erin Carpenter, Tulsa Jeff Caruthers, Drumright Kimberly Casey, Tulsa Roommates I Freshmen 167 Questions, Questions Being new on campus meant there were many unanswered questions. The problem wasn't getting someone to answer a ques- tion, almost everyone had an answer. The problem was finding the person with the correct answen Here are a few of the ques- tions and some of the incorrect, as well as correct, answers. When will OTAG checks be in? That question was asked at just about every office on campus. One student replied, "They came in a long time ago and we'Il get them when the people in Financial Aid get ready to give them to us." This response was understandable, many students had to deal with the frustrations of waiting for their aid checks to ar- rive. However, according to the Financial Aid Office the checks usually arrived at the end of the third month of each semester: How do I drop or add a class? Many students had the wrong idea about this. Many students thought the best was, "Just don't go to class anymore." This was not a smart thing to do it you had any concern about your grade point average. Paula Page, transcript clerk in the registrar's office, said that a dropladd form had to be filled out and signed by the student's advisen "They come to us first and we just have to send them back to their advised' Page said. Sometimes it got aggravat- ing, but we learned by doing. How am I supposed to get an adviser? egg. is . 2 9 A 5. . Q .11 . . ' iii . t V. ti 'St X 3, ' . jf f X 7 , f' f l 0 .fi-3-1 A r-it H 1. 3- The NSU Express runs every 15 minutes connecting the outer parking areas to the university's hub of activlty. Many students had a dlfllcult time finding out exactly when and where the bus stopped. After they found the correct answers, many took advantage ofthe system because it allowed them to park where spaces were abun- dant and still get to class on time. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj An abundance ot historical landmarks on our campus always manages to amuse student curiosity. It wasn't always new students who had questions, there were many things about our college community ot which even veteran students weren't aware. Pictured, top to bottom, on the right are the lopsided football stadium, and one ot the two columns that were reconstructed from bricks salvaged after the female lndlan Semi- nary had bumt. 1Photos - Paula Hood, Darryl Thomasj New students weren't the only ones with questions. But who had the answers? One common response was, "You don't need an advised' Well, maybe some of us didn't, but it was nice to know you had one if you needed some advice. According to officials, new students found out who their advisors were by going to the New Student Advisement Office in the Administration Building. Why are there two columns in front of Seminary Hall? "An old building was torn down and that was all that was left," seemed to be a common assumption. University archivist Victor- ia Sheffler said, "One of them was dedicated to Florence Wilson, principal of the Cherokee Female Seminary from 1875-1901. I am not sure about the other one, but they were both built with bricks from the original Cherokee Male and Female Seminaries." Why is there only one large side to the football stadium? " So when a game gets boring, we could count the cars going by on the road," was a reply several students thought was funny. There were more Redmen fans than visiting fans, according to Doug Quinn, sports information directon New students came to campus and many found they were lost in the excitement of our university. They experienced a new at- mosphere and while trying to adapt they had to ask questions. Veteran students tried to help the rookies, but sometimes they just made things worse. 'u Paula Hood -X Y, Yi it- . 'x '. In ' 'H .y X' I 5' 1 H at I l f MD' f-an i ' , qwgg. gs'-s f ig- "'-t -1 .Rx I' 5? s ta 4,-ew 1 4 x 'Q -eg-rn .1 Swtv e,jKf'1f2,fy,,3g fi K3 Q" 'Y mg aff, . ' .- -'-' Z-4 5: 33 'aff 'S '27-i' 'nv iiigjizitgiglzg i . X J, X- ,- .142-w-:f s fr, 4- ' sq ' v l em fm A M5315 fffissfif m S 5 la- C' 4 vs. X 4 Q., , 3- as - -w. A is N. wma 6 Y , I Mark Caughrean, Tulsa Tammy Chamberlain, Colcord Cindy Chambers, Tulsa Dawn Chambers, Tulsa Liza Champlain, Stilwell Deborah Chanate, Tahlequah Dean Chandler, Tulsa Sheila Chandler, Ketchum Jeff Chapman, Bristow Roxanne Chavez, Marble City Nancy Chumney, Tahlequah Jeffrey Clark, Broken Arrow Ja na Clinton, Rose Matt Cobb, Wagoner Joe Coble, Chouteau Don Cochran, Norman Sherry Coffey, Tulsa Roxann Coffin, Tulsa Mark Cogburn, Poteau Rodney Cogen Salina PB mi cognin, Tulsa Lance Cole, Peggs Shelley Cole, Locust Grove Steve Cole, Tahlequah Kimberly Coleman, Tulsa Stuart Coley, Claremore Pattia Collins, Newcastle Eri c Collins, Vian Ron Collins, Sand Springs Shannon Conger, Broken Arrow Mac Allen Cook, Tahlequah Jeff Coopen Wagoner Luis Corado, Bristow Sa ndra Cox, Tahlequah Steve Cox, Tahlequah Rebecca Crabtree, Tulsa Sherri Crittenden, Wagoner Tammy Crossen, Yukon Lowell Crossland, Sand Springs Gayla Crow, Wagoner Jason Crowe, Muskogee Darrell Cunningham, Pawhu Valerie Curren, Wagoner Aaron Curry, Muskogee Stephanie Curtis. Sapulpa Tamie Dancerffahlequah Kim Dandridge, Park Hill Richard Dandridge, Park Hill Tonya Darnell, Morris Dawson Davis, Tulsa Do uglas Davis. Cleveland Karen Davis, Midwest City Latonza Davis. Tulsa Mark Davis, Muskogee Shane Davis, Pryor Terri Davis, Morris Tim Day, Checotah Sharon Deckard, Tahlequah Lisa Dehaan, Tulsa Patricia Dell, Tulsa Do n Delzer, Chickasha Kristin Denham, Stilwell Bonnie Derrick, Tulsa Bryan Dick, Tulsa Berry Dobbs, Sallisaw Jim Doles, Bristow De nis Downing, Tulsa ska Shelbi Doyeto, Tahlequah Lea Ann Drummond, Hen etta VY Brad Drueppel, Fort Gibson Bonnie Drywaten Tahlequah Ginger Drywaten Collinsville Va -Jean Duchene, Hulbert Kim Edwards, Park Hill Sheri Edwards, Tahlequah Julie Egnor, Big Cabin Shannon Elledge, Fort Gibson G.D. Ellen Krebs Lynda Elliot, Colcord Drumeika Ellis, Beggs Q 169 uestions I Freshmen M vies Made Easy I..... Scenario: It was a Tuesday evening and everyone's home- work was tinished. A group of Ross Hall students gathered in room 215 and made plans for the evening. Eight o'clock rolled around and the decision was a familiar one - rent movies. "lt was a good way to break the monotony of parties and home- work," said Michelle Fancher. Videos invaded dormitories and transformed dorm rooms and resident hall lounges into mini-theaters. They became an alter- native to prime time television as well as a few hours of enter- tainment. Rental businesses offered special rates to students. Jiffy Stop provided registered members with a player and three movies for 55.95, while Tri-State Video offered movies for S1. H' - sw Spending close to S10 to see one movie a week ls out of the question for most stu- dents today. Elizabeth Woods explored the alternative that thousands of her peers had already discovered. Woods took a break from studying to rent a video for less than hall the com of a movie. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj When studentspooltheirresouroes, itcanoostasllttieasS150toviewthreevideos. Dorms were more comfortable than theatres for viewing the hottest movies. These students were tound taking advantage ot the in-home convenience of video-rental. iPhoto - Paula Hoody More than a few dorm rooms and TV lounges were utilized as private theatres. Inexpensive prices made it possible for students to combine their resources and rent in quantity, taking advantage of the nomi- nal fees. "l have a player," Lee Yadon said "a lot of us just got together and rented movies. It was cheaper than a trip to the theater." Comedy and adventurelromance were tops at video markets. "Beverly Hills Cop ll" and "Ferris BuelIer's Day Off" were the hot comedies, while "Dirty Dancing" and "The Lost Boys" could be seen at least once a week in someones room. Video shops close to campus took advantage of their locations and offered students a change from familiar activities by adding alternative entertainment for couch potatoes. 'n Darryl Thomas vu, ak There are three video stores ln Tahlequah and a number ul other outlets. The popularity of renting videos has resulted in the release of more than 150 new movies each month. Mitzy Sloan rented the latest release from a video rental outlet near cam- pus. tPhoto - Darryl Thomast xy me ,,.-,, A -sxwf, 1X'i'-'A Q A, li I 5. I J k s ,J :S Ns L tx "tW fAX1VHi .itil l Amf, l 'Ji w Q- Fl, v- or 5 Useovs 'r'-we z' Us 'A f 1. 2 I f M- 7 ir: I D Z 4... Debra Engle, Wagoner Lori Engle, Wagoner Diane Eubanks, Stilwell Glade Evans, Oologah Kelli Eversoll, Stilwell Michelle Francher, Tulsa Bill Farha, Bristow Clifford Farley, Jay Heidi Feldman, Hulbert Michael Ferrell, Welling Becky Fields, Wetumka Michele Fields, Jay Farley Fisher, Sapulpa Jodi Fishinghawk, Stilwell Todd Fiskin, Muskogee Bret Fogal, Jenks Sandra Forrest, Bartlesville Brian Foster, Holdenville Dana Foster: Colcord Danette Foster, Tahlequah Casey Foreman, Beggs Michelle Fourkiller, Stilwell Woodrow Fourkillen Stilwell Terry Fouts, Tahlequah Mark Frechette, Sapulpa Todd Freeman, Tulsa Randall Freeman, Hulbert Angie Fritch, Broken Arrow Amy Foltz, Wagoner Patricia Fuentez, Oklahoma City Amy Fuzzell, Claremore Flon Gann, Kansas Shannon Garner, Tahlequah Thomas Garrett, Barnsdall Lisa Garrett, Okmulgee Raymond Garrison, Sand Springs Deena Geary, Broken Arrow Tyran Gerbitz, Tulsa Darrin Geyen Drumright Deanna Gifford, Hulbert Dee Gilreath, Tulsa Tonya Girdner, Welling John Gisler, Tulsa Lateva Gist, Haskell Larry Glass, Rose Charles Glendenning, Pawhuska J.D. Goad, Fairfax Gaila Goodman, Eufaula Lauri Goodyear, Tulsa Jeffrey Gordon, Vian Sally Green, Muskogee Carlyn Griebel, Tulsa Cindy Grissom, Noble Melissa Guthrie, Tahlequah Rebecca Hadden, Jay Melissa Hadley, Muskogee Melissa Hadley, Wagoner Jamie Hale, Tulsa Bryan Hall, Tahlequah Michael Hall, Broken Arrow Stacci Hallford, Westville Sandy Hallmark, Tahlequah Yolanda Hampton, Okmulgee Sean Hanrahan, Tahlequah Craig Harris, Muskogee Paula Harris, Tulsa Robert Hart, Collinsville Gena Harvey, Noble Tom Hasselbalch, Muskogee Terry Hasselt, Owasso Dana Hatley, Checotah Nicole Hausen Broken Arrow Anna Haynes, Morris Deana Heath, Tulsa Darren Hefley, Broken Arrow Tammy Heideman, Pryor Tracy Hembree, Tahlequah David Hendrickson, Pawnee Anjanette Henry, Stilwell Lance Henshaw, Tahlequah if videos l Freshmen 171 Midnight Mania lt may have been called something else at other universities, but our students described late night activities as Midnight Ma- nia. It didn't necessarily start at midnight, but usually began when classes were oven and there was no telling when it might end. A walk down the halls of one of the girls' dorms often revealed fifteen or twenty girls in one room, snuggled with their teddy bears and pillows watching Patrick Swayze in "Dirty Dancing" while chowing down on pizza. Nighttime activities consisted of every- thing from studying until the wee hours of the morning to 3 a.m. hunger attacks. "I spent most of my free time at night studying," said freshman Jamie Hale. Most everyone knew what the girls did after hours, but what about all the guys? A few of them could be found studying, but others were found hiding in their rooms watching videotapes of their favorite soap operas and loving every hour of it. What they didn't realize was many of them were found out when they were overheard discussing the latest soap dilemmas. "During my af- ternoon break I enjoyed watching 'Days of Our Lives'," said fresh- man Bryan Johnson. For campus residents wlth the munchles, a few extra dollars and no tranportatlon, late-night hunger means a trlp to the vendlng machines. The Unlversity Snack Bar extended its hours to help satiate hunger. Danny Slack and Scott Shannon took ad- vantage of the snack bar's new hours and ordered food to take back to the dorm. tPhoto - Darryl Thomasj People l 72 A mixture of I2 or I5 students, 4 large pizzas and plenty of videotapes. Guys and girls alike could be found playing cards, talking on the phone or carpooling to the nearest party. For some people late hours of the night were spent catching up on the day's events with their roommate or having a heart-to-heart talk with a close friend. During the spring term, the University Snack Bar encouraged late night munching by extending their hours to 11 p.m. Most stu- dents enjoyed the extended hours because it gave them a chance to study in an area that was more quiet than most dorms, and there was plenty of food available for those unexpected hunger pangs. Freshman Michelle Bolton said, "I loved the new snack bar hours because I would often get hungry while I was studying late at night." Others enjoyed it because they didn't have to stock up on goodies before the snack bar closed and could take care of their rumbling stomachs with hot food, instead of candy or chips. For some, Midnight Mania was a way to release the day's ner- vous energy, but for almost everyone it was an essential part of campus life. 'n Elizabeth woods ai f . Q' t f new ,Y .. t Card games are easy to find on campus at nlght. In the midst of a heated game of spades, participants managed to llnd time for eating. David Murdoch, Eddle Miller, Rick Moore and Shawn Harris often played a two-hour late-night match as a break from studies, iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj A variety of games are available at the front desk of each resident hall. Even with new games on the market, some students chose the old standards such as Monopo- ly. Rebecca Fields, Karen Davis, Prauttus Samuel and Necia Wolfe played seriously with their money, since bankruptcy meant being left out. tPhoto - Darryl Thomasj s.. 5" - .:..-,1'g'.::5'1-F zz . ....-.. '1 '-'t - A xi 3 K ..z::.-,- .:-:, Sita? ft? 8 'Z it ti E 43" Q glgith WSW 'G tt ,521 as it 1 ,ft e ag 'i 4. 5, Qi as .: .2'..2-.2igl2'-' H .F-3' .,.. tv ff HN :ami ' 'via M get age K ittie MEM :wt J ,gg 1. t, at Q 1 ef" ft 5 Z in as 6,5 fa if ,m f ft 'tt' t eff J Q fl 4. t Q .an It y S? ' its t ft 4 WN yr 5 ta titlmallit Y r "1 ifqlgt, rt' t Q 4- 5 D W ll' I. 1 xv l I 1 v 1 i s. Q,--was in H-'MW 4' 'il fg M, f M Aw N, Ls.. 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Midnight Mania I Freshmen 173 Keeping Up The bumper sticker on a car parked in front of Southwest Leoser Hall summed up how many students felt about the latest trends, "The one who dies with the most toys wins." Fads came onto the scene depicting a craze or an attitude. The briefly popular practices became a catch-word to a decade known as the eighties. In a chaotic time of varied personalities, people boasted of security, scents, sunglasses, challenging games and laid-back attitudes. A two inch tall musical group form California hit the air waves with a remake of the popular sixties tune "I Heard It Through The Grapevine." The California Raisins appeared on commericals, bill- boards, sweatshirts and even had their own Christmas special on television. The band members became a must for people who boasted of their toys. Other groups of playful critters like "Pound Puppies" and "Care Bears" provided security and were dehnitly collectable items. Kelly Mouren a Care Bears collecton said it was the thrill of collecting them all. "They gave me a sense of security when things didn't go right," she said, hugging "Love-A-Lot Bear." Uncommon scents were popular in a variety of forms: incense, perfumes and potpourri packets. The aromatic scents came in sachet scentbags and cricket box designs. Colognes and perfumes helped in the male-female attraction Games are always popular on campus. But the "old" games, such as Trivial Pur- sult, were out as more involved games came into vlew. When books were put away and students didn't feel up to getting out, a friendly game with others was a simple alternative. Pictionary, the draw and guess game, hit the market this year with great success. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj New fads are often old fads that have been revived. Wearing of sunglasses diviat- ed from its intended purpose this year Rather than being worn to shade the eyes, outrageous sunglasses became a fashion statement. Teresa Owings, Kris Elsberry, Tyran Gerbitz and Sarah Ferrell sport the latest in shades. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasl People 174 For a rural college community, staying in touch with the latest was not a problem. game. Money was no object as ambiance played a part in the capture. Ladies donned Giorgio, Liz Claiborne and White Shoul- ders while the men boasted Polo, Drakkar-Noir and Lagerfeld. Then there were "shades" of every color imaginable. Pink, blue, tiger striped and even sunglasses with closeable blinds were a hot item on campus. Every "hip" student had at least one pain the more outrageous the betten The amusement front boasted games like Scruples, which challenged one's ethics, and Pictionary, which tested one's draw- ing ability. The latest in action games was Hacky-Sack, which con- sisted of seeing just how long you could keep a bean-filled ball bouncing without using your hands. The best thing about the game was that it could be played in a group or alone. Speaking of alone, Oklahoma's laid-back attitude was preva- lent on campus. Many students appeared uncaring about trouble- some matters, living by the themes, "Oh well" and "lsn't that special?". Seemingly unaffected by life changing situations, stu- dents made comments such as "I hate it when that happensl". The crazes of '88 arrived on campus, were collected and faced possible replacement by fads of the future. One had to wonder if any thought was given to what would become of 4"must-have" items. 'I Darryl Thomas Stuffed animals are often part ot the essential decor in many rooms around cam- pus. The cuddly animals were used for both security and decoration. Lorl Mourer ar- ranged her Care Bears and Pound Puppies on her bed before going to class. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasl r X, 2 d Rose Kirnb Shane Laster, Muldrow Trad Lattimore, Sallisaw Joe LaVaIley, Holdenville Shanda Lawson, Jay Lisa Leach, Stilwell Brenda Lee, Peggs Joseph Lee, Keota Marla Lehman, Tahlequah Missy Lemley, Wagoner Le a n Lewallen, Coweta Bonnie Lewis, Gore Susan Lewis, Sapulpa Tracy Lewis, Tulsa Diane Lightfoot, Tahlequah Carol Limpy, Tahlequah Brett Lindsay, Albuquerque, NM David Linzy, Hulbert Wanda Littlejohn, Stilwell Janna Livingston, Bixby Dana Lofties, Gore Johnnie Loggins, Weleetka Kelley Lollar, Claremore James Long, Okmulgee Deena Lowrance, Roland Rodney Luellen, Weleetka Edwina Luethje, Stilwell Mike Lunn, Tulsa Charlene Madden, Fort Gibson Robert Madewell, lnola Michael Mahan, Muskogee Kevin Marks, Fort Gibson Arlyn , i da Marshall Oklahoma City Terr'e Marshall, Porter Robert Martin, Muskogee Theresa Mask, Tahlequah Cheryl Mathis, Bartlesville Michael Mathis, Bartlesville Cin y Matthews, Roland mary Meddaugh, Tahlequah erly Meech, Fort Gibson Natalie Meek, Coweta Shane Merriman, Jennings DeAnne Meyer, Evansville, AR Lorri Meyer, Okmulgee J Matt Millen Broken Arrow Karen Millikan, Tahlequah J erri Millen Pocola enniler Millikin, Broken Arrow dy Mixon, Shady Point Wen Billie Monroe, Muskogee Kim Montgomery, Bristow Rodney Montgomery, Bristow Greg Moon, Quinton Derrick Moore, Blackwell Kimberlee Moore, Tahlequah Teri Moore, Wagoner y Moore, Sand Springs Sall Susan Moran, Muskogee Lori ' M0f6CfBfI, Ad8Il' Kimberly Moreland, Muskogee Ronda Morgan, Sapulpa ack Morose, Claremore ennifer Morrison, Henryetta Kim Morrison, Tulsa Carol Morton, Tulsa Deana Morton, Stilwell Lynn Morton, Tulsa Netta Mosteller, Fort Gibson Kim Mouren Ardmore Sheryl Mouse, Ketchum Brooks Munn, Sand Springs Ann Murphy, Tahlequah Tawnee Murphy, Muskogee Curtis Murray, Tahlequah Thomas Murray, Tulsa Dawn Muscio, Bristow Mark MUSSBIQ Wagoner Maggie Myers, Locust Grove Step ' s hen Myers, Spiro Ree e Myles, Cleveland Campus Fads I Freshmen Li 175 E Exp ress i 0 n s Cf P ri d e I Support for the university was evident throughout our cam- pus and the community. Townspeople, local merchants and the Tahlequah Chamber of Commerce expressed their patronage by participating in the university's annual Pride and Appreciation Day celebration. Many area businesses displayed university posters and schedules of campus sporting events. This was only a small portion of the evidence. Pride in our university could be expressed through a variety of items embellished with our insigina. When considering things that were adorned with our school emblem, the first things that came to mind were typical: Pencils, ink pens, notebooks, folders, T-shirts, caps and jackets. But when browsing through the Bookstore one could find virtually anything with our school logo printed on it. Anyone could express spirit from head to toe by wearing vari- ous items which displayed our school brand. The list included hair barrettes, jewelry, sweatsuits and shorts in a wide variety of styles. Pins, belt buckles, ties, gloves, scarves and socks were also available. For those with youngsters in the family, the Book- store offered a large selection of chiIdren's clothing that sported the university symbol. ,ffsblf iw ESQ , ft EF 595 - ,,M,v""'i' M kkkhkk krrykhk i The design used on most campus stationery is also displayed on sweatshirts and many other wearable items. On any given day students could be found wearing our university insignia. This student was spotted displaying her school splrlt while on a phone break. tPhoto - Angela Stovallj Billboards, top right, spread the news of our university to visitors of Green Coun- try. The signs were located on each major highway coming into Tahlequah. Pictured, bottom right, were some of the many items available in the University Bookstore. Many students were proud of our emblem and found innovative ways to show it off. tPhotos - Darryl Thomasj 176 Objects boasting the university's insignia played an important part in publicity. Our trade mark could also be found on briefcases, key chains, deluxe playing cards, bookbags, umbrellas and lighters. The list continued: There were calendars, frisbees, mugs and glasses, window signs, stuffed animals, pillows, green and white footballs, floor mats and directors chairs. Senior Tirsa Embry had a posten a football, a mug and clothes that helped express her pride in the university. "I don't know why I bought all this stuff," said Em- bry. After a moment of consideration she continued, "Really, l do know, I like to represent the school in good fashion." The Bookstore was not the only place to buy school parapher- nalia. "We maintained a sales booth at school football games," commented Sue Rousey, manager of the University Bookstore. "Sweatshirts, megaphones, stadium cushions and pennants were among the biggest sellers at games," continued Flousey. There were many items on which our emblem was displayed. 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STS, tt Shelli Pre I Wi ' dy So nya Pru Okay 66 , Tahlequah Park Hil L Colcord , Bixby s e y, Tahlequah , Collinsville e, Eufaula Kanitta Pruitt, Muskogee To ugh, Glenpool Brett Purvine, Okmulgee Traci Rabbit, Pryor Tamra Rade, Okmulgee Kurt Radichel, Mustang mmy P Lisa Jill SBVBS B Ka nRe An e gela R J.R. Reese Veronica Ree Krist e 'enR Sonia Rider, Rachel Ridge, andy Ri M K D onica Ringgo e ey Mu ce, Cl ldrow Ram , Deborah Rathbone, Tahlequah R , ristow re e re BYBITIO ed, Muskogee min, , Watts ves, Westv ynolds, Muskogee Tahleq ille uah Muskogee Tahlequah Barry Richards, e Ketchu ld, Sallisaw ily Robbins, Tulsa lT1 3 l Insignia 177 f Fre shme n ,J just Getting B According to some, student involvement in causes went out with bell-bottom pants and the peace children of the 60's and 70's. Others felt that today's students, members of the "me genera- tion" were far too busy wearing designer clothes and planning for their yuppie future to be concerned with issues outside of their immediate needs. Were students doing only what was required of them? It was true studies were their primary goals and they were concerned with the future, but was that all? A recent study on freshmen attitudes by the American Council on Education did find that being very well off financially was one of their goals. It was also reported that success motivation was equally matched by a concern for survival. This was true accord- ing to James Pilant, Northeastern Student Association president. "Students wanted their college years to pay off. They knew what it took to survive and they wanted to make sure they could survive." But did the success and survival factors overshadow all else? Were students still concerened with social justice and communi- ty service? Absolutely! Our students didn't march or protest or capture buildings to make their points, but concern for their fel- low man ran deep and expressed itself in a variety of ways. 5 4 i'i' "': Y, ,,rV f f ii 'S' ' if frir y V ""i ' Extra work is often necessary to do the job right. Being in class was only a fraction of the time spent on education. On the average, students spent two hours working out of class for every hour they spent in class. Terrie Page worked diligently to finish a layout for her newspaper production class. iPhoto - Norman Torrezj Polltlcs are often a part of daily conversation, however, with this being an election year political issues are in the news more than even On the day before "Super Tues- day" primaries the Northeastern Student Association conducted a straw poll dubbed "Super Monday". Democrat Jessie Jackson and Republican George Bush were the presidential choices made by voting students. iPhoto - Norman Torrezj People 178 According to rumors college students did just enough to get b . Organizations of every kind, from Greeks to campus ministries, were involved in helping others. Take for example, those students who helped with the Special Olympics and gave several parties for mentally retarded adults. How about the PEMM Club that jumped rope to earn money for the American Heart Association? Several campus ministries worked during the year earning money to send to missions throughout the world. Some earned money to go on mission trips to paint and repair homes for the poor and elderly. Others expressed their concern by presenting seminars on such social problems as teen pregnancy, rape and battered children. One fraternity volunteered each week as drivers to take the elderly shopping or to doctor appointments. Besides the more altruistic activities, students were also involved politically by campaigning for their favorite candidates or en- couraging others to register. lt was time to squelch the rumors. Our students were conoemed with success, but they also demonstrated active concern for the social ills of our day. Far from being immersed in selfish pursuits, their efforts made this university and the Tahlequah community a better place to live. , , fc -.-1-MH Z W fp f , fp, H 2 f 2 1 W fu- A If- Q W-,WWW .'-' t s f w fs egg -it , ft s i rg , gt. V, , w + ' 2 1, Mag!!! ,iw r Awww.. 15, 1,55 guy? ,NJ t. ,V .- . ues- ff- 22 3 , ,W W fs. Q R lv E N4 3 6 , I , , . t 'A -4' -jg ,I ,.,,,,,3,,, --Af -:'1 .,-. time mtiw- ,..... w i T H M ' " wa-wa u---1,. . .,,,,,,,, .I , I ..., .M...,H.,..W .' Q iwgfffw' . . .... , I Y ,W -----W Z 1 T , :N ,- can -U--1 W 'sw f' was-news? WWW1 slum , 1 asf, -5 ,fl at as ,, , , ,, . W 1? 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Freshmen 179 . . I M me not er Viewpoint .. 5 i. .ef-: -.ss-..s.e.-...-P -f-: 3 2 Vvhen freshman Eva Gennrich listened to American History lectures about World War II, she remembered an aspect of the war most American students had never heard. "Hitler was a kind and gentle man. He once gave me candy when I was four," Gennrich said. She lived in Munich when her chance meeting with the German ruler took place. "There was a parade going through the town and all the houses except ours displayed the Nazi flag," she said. "Hitler noticed and stopped to talk to my mothen Before leaving he gave me candy and stroked my hain" Gennrich agreed that Hitler was a disturbed man who thought what he was doing was the right thing. Gennrich can recall many stories of war-damaged Germany not recorded in any history books, "One day my sister and I went to the store to receive our rations for the week. Along the road we saw soldiers lying dead on the ground. On our way home I want- ed to get off the main road and take the shortcut, but my sister told me no. Later we wished we had because partisan soldiers spotted us and took our food away." She remained in Germany until she was 16 when she received a scholarship to Oxford University in Britain where she partici- pated in the foreign exchange student program. Gennrich arrived in America for the first time in 1961 after mar- x M .. -we A Photographs ol Adolf Hitler usually express the traditional military pose in which he is easily recognized. Sitting in a rocking chair, reading a newspaper and smiling just didn't seem to fit with his actions during World War Il. One could easlly fail to realize that the seemingly gentle man sitting with this child will always be remem- bered for his demented behavior during World War II. From these photographs Adolf Hitler appeared to be like any other man. They revealed a side of him that only peo- ple of his country saw. Eva Gennrich felt that people needed to be more aware of all the facets in this man's personality. Not unlike others, Gennrich belived that it was his outward appearance of compassion that made him such a hypnotic leaden fPhotographs of the original prints were taken by Mike AIlen.l 180 This native of Germany felt American history books told only half of the story. rying an American Special Senliceman. She left her relatives in East and West Germany for a new life in the United States. Genn- rich and her husband moved to Ft. Gibson in 1979. She commut- ed to the university not as a student, but as an employee in the olice of Auxiliary Accounting where she worked from 1980 to 1984. She left America in 1975 with the New American Company to teach in Japan. She returned to Ft. Gibson this past summer to continue her studies in hopes of becoming a French and German language teachen Gennrich said the two hardest classes for her were Ameri- can History and Political Science. When a professor would dis- cuss Hitler and World War Il Gennrich often found that she disagreed with some of what was said, but she kept silent. "Some tried to get me to argue, but I wouldn't," she said "I didn't see any point in arguing." Keeping her ideas to herself, Gennrich re- mained steadfast in her belief that history books told only part of the story concerning Adolf Hitler. 'I Jerri DeWeese These photographs of Adolf Hitler were found in a scrapbook dated 1934, that is kept in the Special Collections Department of the John Vaughan Library, to whom we wish to extend a special thank you. 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Ml' i l J!-t Alma Sweet, Welling Steve Szabina, Muskogee Bart Taber, Haskell Angel Tankersley, Vian Kevin Tate, Jones Elizabeth Taylor, Tahlequah Scott Taylor, Muskogee Carmin Tecumseh, Henryetta Ellen Teel, Wagoner Dianna Tehee, Colcord Mindy Templeman, Stilwell Laura Terneus, Tahlequah Dwayne Thompson, Park Hill Mark Thompson, Fort Gibson Sabrina Thompson, Tahlequah Trey Thompson, Checotah Tim Thorne, Neosho, MO Bryan Thouvenel, Sallisaw Chris Tigen Muskogee Lloyd Tillery, Porum Kristi Tinchen Tahlequah Kelly Tinkle, Pocola Michael Tisdale, Norman Donna Toon, Bristow Melissa Torix, Muskogee Tom Trent, Stigler Lois Troglin, Kansas Vickie Truitt, Tahlequah Kevin Turk, Tahlequah Paul Turpin, Tahlequah Danna Tuttle, Park Hill James Underwood, Tahlequah Mark Vance, Tahlequah Phillip Votaw, Spiro Demetrius Walken Muskogee Charnell Walls, Diboll, TX Danny Walters, McAlester Amie Ward, Collinsville Cynthia Ward, Locust Grove Mitchell Ward, Skiatook Sunni Ward, Tulsa Tammy Warren, Peggs James Washington, Wagoner Stefani Watkins, Hominy Will Watkins, Tulsa James Whatley, Irving, TX Cari Weaven Muskogee Jarrod Welch, Locust Grove Sheila Welch, Tahlequah Jeremy West, Pocola Dana Whitacre, Wagoner Craig White, Tulsa Linda White, Jay Jackie Whittle, Broken Arrow Betty Williams, Jay Daniel Williams, Bristow David Williams, Eulaula Johnny Williams, Sand Springs Karen Williams, Cushing Lori Williams, Broken Arrow Flobert Williams, Tulsa Scott Williams, Jenks Sherrie Williams, Broken Arrow Torrie Williams, Spencer Traci Williams, Okmulgee Velma Williams, Kansas Virna Williamson, Stilwell Toni Willie, Eulaula Mike Wilson, Stroud Stacy Wood, Cushing Scott Woodrutt, Colcord Elizabeth Woods, Madill Chantal Woodyard, Pawhuska Mary Yates, Muskogee Gary Yocham, Haskell Kathie Young, Broken Arrow Gennrich ! Freshmen 181 to Repeat Performance l October 27 proved to be eventful for evangelist Jim Gillis. Did Gillis achieve the desired results by being arrested? Ultimately, his face and name were known by witnesses. On the same day of 1986 and 1987, Gillis, from Indiana, was escorted off campus after attempting to "preach" to students. Gillis ridiculed students and the university by calling both "very wicked." The incident ended when Alice Negelein filed a complaint and made a citizen's arrest. Negelein said, "He stated, 'all sorority girls were sluts and slept around.' l did not appreciate this com- ment." Negelein was leaving when a woman she didn't know asked her if she wanted to do something about it. She did. "l went over to a police car and filled out a report, then made a citizen's arrest," Negelein explained. Alter the event was over many students began to wonder if the unknown woman was one of Gillis' followers and the whole epi- sode was a stunt to gain free publicity. Campus security transported Gillis to the Cherokee County Jail where he was charged with breach of peace. Campus Police Lieu- tenant Fl.B. Breshears said, "The students remembered him from the year before and started throwing things at him." Breshears felt it would be wise to get him off campus before the situation "...got out of hand. He was no real problem except for aggravat- ing the students and it didn't take him long to do that," said Indiana evangelist Jim Gillis shares with students his idea of a sermon. Gillis was not concerned with the tact that he had been escorted off campus and told not to return the year betore. For him the most important thing was to share his beliefs with as many people as possible. Gillis belived that our nation'e universities promoted cor- ruption and decadence. He lelt college campuses were where he could do the most good, even if it meant violating the law. iPhoto Servicesl People 182 Being arrested for breach of peace didn't discourage this man from returning. Breshears. "The first amendment protects freedom of speech and the right to assemble," continued Breshears, "but when it came to the smooth running of the university we had to get involved." Gillis was also seen at other universities. "He was at OSU and other colleges up north," said Breshears. "He went from one universi- ty to another and got noticed everywhere he went." Cherokee County Assistant District Attorney Doak Willis said Gillis was charged with trespassing after being forbidden to return to the campus. He had to forfeit a S50 bond for this and the previ- ous charge. The misdemeanor disposition docket, set for Febru- ary 24, gave Gillis the opportunity to do one of two things. He could change his not guilty plea to guilty, or request a jury trial concerning the charges. One eyewitness estimated Gillis had 15 people with him at the hearing, where he requested a trial by jury. During the proceed- ings, Associate District Judge Lynn Burris asked two of his as- sociates who were taking pictures to leave the courtroom because cameras were allowed in the courtroom without prior permission. His trial date was set for March 29 at 9 a.m. 5 Benny VanSchuyver At the time ofthe deadline for this article the trial had not yet taken place, but a follow up story with the outcome of the trial will appear in the news section. 2... Q i ffg ,,,,,af A was , ......, I . 100. C13 'Q '35- i.. rr ,Wwe T' '23 AW s YS I if i la X i Q :W 7' a t , ' Q ' .5 Q 3 mg. 1- f i W,,:,m-etvlwmwfmwm .. , WA-,,,,lwff1e.E,iEaeir,3sgKf- gggJmeW.w: QM L L--. A as 2'i:1i!'f 22 5 3? - mm .owls sez'-r0if?E?2 ' 'i-e'W"'u? gags, - mga-w' QS M -.., Mmmagsmw- -.. , ...,- ,--- F -efriwgf?-Tyler? MM-- - 1' H ..,, ... 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Clinton Burris, Fort Gi son Carolyn Cagle, Locust Grove Charles Burks, Vian b Clay Carden, Tahlequah Jamie Carl, Skiatook David Carven Locust Grove Stephen Casady, Tahlequah Tracie Casey, Tahlequah Susan Cauthron, Locust Grove Kendra Cline, Owasso Paula Clothier, Tulsa Karen Coody, Peggs Angie Cook, Tulsa Lisa Cook, Eufaula Michelle Crawford, Wagoner Candice Crossland, Muskogee Kristi Curry, Tulsa Matt Daugherty, Claremore Marla David, Pryor Pamela Davis, Kansas Myra Davison, Poteau Greg Deardorff, Tulsa Angie Dickinson, Pryor Dawn Dimick, Cleveland Roger Donica, Tulsa Thomas Donn, Tuttle Michele Dozhien Twin Oaks Chaz Durham, Tahlequah Matthew Dryen Muskogee Barbara Demoss, Tahlequ Clell DeMoss, Tahlequah JoAnn Easten Tahlequah Jami Eccleston, Skiatook Leigh Ellen Krebs Lucia Epps, Muskogee Lisa Franchen Tulsa Michelle Flock, Wagoner Robert Florence, Bristow Andrea Fortner, Hulbert Kathleen Foster, Bristow Kelly Francis, Wagoner Mark French, Tahlequah Charlita Friedman, Tulsa Traci Garrett, Pryor Scott Ghere, Sapulpa Letha Gilkey, Spiro Geri Glass, Rose, Gillis! Sophomores 183 8h ee limo 1h l Double Trouble Very few students pondered superstitions, . I , j g gggg u I uuuuu I . qu but those who believed were serious. l'listorically, Fridays were considered unlucky. Eve suppos- edly tempted Adam on a Friday. The great 40 day flood was said to have started on a Friday. It was also believed that Jesus Christ was crucified on a Friday. The fear of the number thirteen has been referred to as triskaedekaphobia. The number thirteen was considered unlucky because it represented the number present at the Last Suppen There was also a related Ozark superstition that said if thirteen people ate at the same table, one would die before the end of the yean Hollywood did its best to further the idea of Friday and the num- ber 13 being unlucky by making the movie "Friday the 13th" and its sequels. They depicted a sadistic hockey-masked character named Jason who roamed about killing everything in sight. When asked how she felt about Fridays that fell on the 13th ofa month junior Beverly Quinton replied, " They don't bother me," and then continued, "As long as there's not a full moon or I don't walk un- der any ladders or a black cat doesn't cross my path." Superstition played a large part in religion and personal be- havior. ln some religious groups when there was a death, they held what was called a wake. The dead body was placed in a room with a bell on the toe and an attendant sat outside the room. If the bell was not heard for three days, then the body was buried. Some of today's phobias go back to the fear of being buried alive. Because of primitive medical knowledge, the possibility of such p W T Considering the effect the moon has on our oceans, it's not difficult to understand why so many students believe in the astrological influences of heavenly bodies. Many campus residents felt that an early glance at their horoscope would give them insights to the day's events. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj superstitions are debatable. Wheather it was a fear of black cats, walking under ladders, opening an umbrella inside or breaking a mirron most students were unwill- ing to confess to any serious apprehensions concerning these events. Even though only a few spoke in support of their precautionary measures, if the truth was known, not very many people were bold enough to tempt fate.tPhotos - Darryl Thomasl a horrible demise did exist in earlier days. Shallow breathing was sometimes mistaken for death, thus the fear still exists. lt was be- lieved that the Northern Irish would eat a meal off the chest of a dead person in order to take away their sins. The most superstitious people are athletes. For example, if a basketball team won three games in a row and a player made it known that he had not washed his socks for three games, then he wouldn't wash them until they lost a game. Another example of superstitious athletes was baseball players who would not step on the lines of the field before they were up to bat or when chang- ing fields. Some thought they had to step on second base while changing fields. Most athletic superstitions were based on the fear of failure. Dr. Lee Quiett, professor of psychology said "Things happen by random occurrence and people need to justify the hap- pening, therefore they blame it on superstition." Other common superstitions were the fear of walking under lad- ders, black cats crossing their path, breaking mirrors and open- ing umbrellas inside. For some people, reading their daily horoscope was a ritual. Students wanted to see if what was predict- ed would happen. "l think that superstitions are only in the mind," said junior Layne Winfield. 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'S I I 4 Av. 1, V 'N me-mei nv it.. In the fall semester sophomore John ZaFares was working on an art project. When reaching up for supplies, he hit the shelf and broke his right hand. The next day when his identical twin, Andrew, stepped in the batter's box during baseball practice, the first pitch to cross the plate hit his left hand and broke it. "Things like this happening are not unusual," said the Man- hattan, New York transfer students. "lt's a consistent pattern." Similar incidents happened to the brothers while in high school. While in the tenth grade, they got black eyes fAndrew the left, John the rightj. When they were seniors in high school Andrew broke his ankle and John his fingen Such similarities are a part of the mystery and fascination of twins. One researcher said, "Twins improve on the miracle of birth by doing it twice, a trick shot that never fails to dazzle us."Their matching appearance inspires a certain curiosity and at the same time their close bond arouses envy. Tahlequah twins Allison and Arden Flozell said they have a spe- cial friendship between them. "We never have to worry about go- ing anywhere alone," Arden said, biting her fingernails fa trait shared by bothj. "We are alike in a lot of ways. We share almost lllilll -A - 1 Having a set of twins on the basketball team otten makes thlngs difficult for op- posing teams. Karla U27 and Kolette 1201 Jones set up for a fast break after the gain- ing the rebound during a Lady Red's game against the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj People 186 everything. lt's like having your best friend for life chosen for you," Allison said. It proved interesting in what twins reveal about the rest of us. Scientists have conducted several studies in an attempt to tell us which qualities are fashioned by our genes and which by the at- mosphere in which we are raised. Fraternal twins don't resem- ble each other physically, but scientists have tested to see if cosmic similarities exist as strongly with fraternal twins as with identical twins. But like the test with identical twins, the results varied. Karla and Kolette Jones, fraternal twins from Tulsa, said they each have an identity. "We are alike in many ways," Karla said. "We both love basketball, but we also can be different and keep our own identity." Kolette added, "We don't have to worry about people confusing us. People mainly think that we are best friends and we are." Lonely children dream of a lost twin somewhere, that perfect companion and soulmate, one that would be there when need- ed. Twins are considered Mother Nature's gift of wonder and many peoples fantasy of another self. 'u Darryl Thomas ':,, 'alt-Z-.L 's .fr Qi V ' 'af Uncanny is an accurate word to use In describing twins. Their identical appear- ance, character traits and similar abilities amazed people. John ZaFares placed his completed watercolor on the shelf, while brother Andrew signed his pastel before art class. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasl The halls of the Education Building are often lined with students who have last minute studying to do before class. Allison and Arden Ftozell proved they were no exception by joining the others who made use of a little more study time before mid- term exams. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasl wr 1 1 fi I lt Q :Nr t X is f' i t 5 2 i 1 4 ..... F gg gi sg i , M E fi 3 E gg K H tisslig l is Sf A' 5 gt , - I I. , Q i if , f as A its Q Q fini E E Q S al T 3 ,M.1aaa-yM-- .M gm- ,QQ ' . Sanus, . ,g . F - 1 rc., 17? 5 V :lf- il l 3 J 'Y 3 is ' . if hifi . , A" iw' '. a ll 01 v f 'Z its ya., N , , , 6- x, x ,.: l KL1n....f' in 7 A QW 1 13 Q ,- J, i R. fe.. Z l , -1 Angel Pickle, Bristow Janet Pippin, Tulsa Matt Pivarnik, Morris Candace Reavis, Sapulpa Prince Reed, Oaks Derrick Reynolds, Tulsa Greg Rice, Tahlequah Lee Ann Rice, Beggs Dion Rike, Owasso Shelia Robertson, Muskogee Tammy Rodgers, Enid Scott Rogers, Warner Shelia Rogers, Wynona Katherine Rollins, Broken Arrow Leonard Rowan, Hulbert Allison Rozell, Tahlequah Arden Rozell, Tahlequah Marsha Russell, Tahlequah Cynthia Sapp, Fairland Robbie Scott, Tahlequah Stephanie Siegel, Tulsa Angela Simpson, Tahlequah Gwendolyn Sisk, Coloord Matt Six, Morris Shawn Smith, Okmulgee Shannon Spears, Vian Kenneth Strabler, Bixby Elaine Stogsdill, Jay Dani Stone, Peggs Jett Strecken Morris Michael Suminski, Oklahoma City Kynda Tannehill, Stilwell Tracie Tanner, Mounds Gloria Teague, Hulbert David Tees, Tahlequah Doug Terry, Stroud Marsha Thornton, Tahlequah Kevin Tosh, Mesa, AZ Lawrence Trude, Owasso Thomas Uhren, Tulsa Michael Varble, Park Hill Amanda Walken Locust Grove Marsha Walken Wagoner Brett Webb, Tahlequah Stacey Welborn, Jenks Lori Wilkins, Tahlequah Jennifer Williams, Okemah Joy Williams, Tulsa Denise Withee, Webbers Falls Laura Woods, Sand Springs Gayla Wright, Tulsa Troy Wright, Muskogee Bryan Wyatt, Grove Chris Wyse, Weleetka Doug Abbott, Pryor Kim Abbott, Adair James Adams, Tahlequah Pamela Adams, Roland Steven Adams, Tahlequah David Allen, Muskogee Darin Applegate, Sand Springs Loretta Arnhart, Dustin Jody Atchley, Duncan B,J. Badley, Tahlequah Alan Baken Barnsdall Phillip Barnoski, Tahlequah Karen Barton, Vinita Gina Bateman, Westville Lawrence Bell, Siloam Springs, AR Melinda Benge, Tahlequah Kimberly Bizzell, Red Bird Suzanne Blackwell, Locust Grove Gina Blankenship, Spiro Greg Blaylock, Wagoner Janet Bohannan, Grove Carine Bond, McAIester Sam Bowers, Tahlequah Dee Bradley, Pryor Monica Branch, Tahlequah Cammeron Brice, Muskogee Twins f Sophomores 187 Campus Courtship The beautiful scenery of our campus encouraged romance. Finding love was often the furthest thing from the minds of some students, but for others, when Cupid's arrow struck, the magic of love was hard to resist. "I didn't come to college to find a boyfriend, but when I met my guy I knew he was speciaI," said Carmen Tecumseh. Couples could be seen sauntering along, sharing private con- versations and an occasional kiss. Observing scenes like these often evoked the desire to find a friend. Not just a buddy you could go places or do things with, but a special friend with whom you could share secrets and feel secure. "It was hard to walk around campus and see all the couples together and not have a girlfriend here. It seemed even harder in the spring," said Stuart Coley. - at 2 ' fr X 6. an W A H A . Q . Q-fwm. its ff., .vi Y B F1111 xgig' .. - 1 -ey wif Wars.. Special time spent together helps relationships last longer. The campus provided many areas for private conversation and quiet rendezvous. Jennifer Andrews and Ray- mond Garrison found a secluded spot outside Ross Hall to talk over the day's events. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasi joy fills the soul when love is in the heart. During the cold days of winter couples looked to each other for warmth by sticking close together. Michelle Bolton and Layne Winfield felt the need to express their feelings while on a walk across campus. iPhoto Norman Torrezi People I 188 Away from home for the first time some students sought new relationships. For many, loneliness intensified as spring approached. While the landscape turned a gentle green and flowers pushed up through the ground, spring was a cruel reminder to some that they were alone. To even the most hardened cynic, it wasn't difficult to see that loneliness could be changed to passion. While one minute one might feel cold and alone, the next could bring unexpected love. Sharing a bench under the trees and midnight conversations were only a small part of being romantically involved. Having someone to love and share things with made up for a great many things that life seemed to lack. For many not having that special person nearby left them feeling empty, no matter what else they filled their time with. '- Darryl Thomas stew-" 1 2 .- . 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Some will work hard in support of their dreams, but few have died while supporting their cause. Martin Luther King, Jn realized the need for interracial desegre- gation in Mobile, Alabama and did his best to change our nation's view of segregation. On January 18th, two years after an offical holiday was declared in honor of the civil rights leader, some people seemed uncaring about King's fight with our nation in the name of equality. Even though the state operated on schedule, the Black Student Socie- ty held a celebration honoring King and his dream. Melissa McKinley, president of Black Student Society, felt that a program recognizing King was in orden "He did much for the American people, not just for blacks. He gave all he could give and it's time we gave something in return," McKinley said. At dusk, students gathered in front of the University Center with candles aglow and began their march around campus to com- memorate one ofthe many non-violent protests that King organized Leadership means to guide or to show the way. Martin Luther King, Jn opened the door to a new realm of thinking. He spoke to thousands at various gatherings and pointed out the injustices of segregation. Students marched around campus to com- memorate King's non-violent form of protesting. tPhoto - Darryl Thomasj Students participating in the march know there are still many miles to travel before King's dream will become a reality. They also realized, as with any other long term goals, that it was going to take time for the realization to reach all people involved. After students marched to show their support, they gathered in Seminary Hall to toast the accomplishments of a man who could see a world where there were no racial bar- riers. tPhoto - Darryl Thomasj Gur school and our students continued efforts to fulfill this man's vision. in an effort to gain support for his dream. The march ended at Seminary Hall where speeches, songs and a toast to the activist for his accomplishments were next on the agenda. During the program the group Voices of Praise sang "Glory Train" and " Thank You, Lord." Other students offered short speeches praising King and a segment of his famous "l Have A Dream" speech was read. Janis Jones shared a brief history of King's life and later said,"Martin Luther King, Jr. stood for a very strong ideal con- cerning human equality. The things he believed in have helped me to strive for stronger goals and a better future for myself." Achieving nationwide goals takes a strong leader to encourage people to do their part in supporting a cause. People haven't for- gotten King's dream and each day we continue toward the goals of having a country that operates within a system of equality for all of its citizens. 'a Darryl Thomas lp gel' . Fulfillment is not always the result of a dream. Martin Luther King, Jn dld all he could and diedtrying to accomplish his dream. Candles that represented unity and the joining of people were carried across campus In the commemorative march. Sammy Stanford gave Kathryn Clark a light from his candle before the march began. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj ,id W Y , s 5 E lair swf-- ,i t . . , i 1 gsst, - V , a. 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Sandy Herndon, Eufaula Jeff Herrick, McAlester Lori Hogner, Stilwell Paula Hood, Tahlequah Kristi Hopkins, Tulsa Richard Hornen Muskogee Gary Horstman, Hodgens Quentin Houck, Claremore Darron Hummingbird, Stilwell LaRhonda Hummingbird, Tahlequah Debbie Hunt, Muskogee Bobby lgert, Fort Gibson Kim Jackson, Bristow Calvin Johnson, Tulsa Tina Johnson, Stilwell Cindy Jones, Tulsa Janeil Jones, Tulsa Janise Jones, Tulsa Kelle Jones, Colcord Ronald Jones, Tahlequah Alexander Joseph, Bixby Randall Jaquez, Muskogee Susan Kelsey, Claremore Robert Kerns, Tahlequah Eddie Kilgore, Pocola Chris Kilpatrick, Muskogee Glenda Kindle, Oolagah Cheryl King, Jay Mickey Lang, Wagoner Larry Laney, Muldrow Becky Lasaten Tulsa Theressa Lawson, Wagoner Jacqueline Lee, Spiro Robert Linn, Jenks Debra Lundquist, Pryor Norman Mahany, Hulbert Gina Mankiller, Stilwell Kerry Mannon, Gore Paul Marshall, Proctor Christopher Martin, Manntord James Maupin, Bartlesville Anthony Melchionne, Tahlequah Samantha Merriman, Morris Tracey Miller, Porter Edward Moore, Braggs Kimberly Morgan, Oologah Matthew Muratore, Broken Arrow Brooke Murphy, Broken Arrow Robin Myers, Booneville, AR Tommy McCord, Beggs Jim McCoy, Checotah Jeri McCoIlom, Bokoshe Brad McCuly, Tahlequah Anyta McDonald, Keota Don McFarland, Cushing Eloise McMahon, Bartlesville Connie McMurtrey, McAlester Murrey McNabb, Catoosa Ed Nelson, Talihina Joe Nichols, Pocola Brett Nickens, Tahlequah Thanh Ngo, Muskogee Travis Norwood, Tahlequah Kim Nowlin, Tahlequah Rodney Nunley, Muskogee James Odell, Hulbert Karianne Ogee, Broken Arrow Lanita Oli, Tahlequah Cember O'Neal, Muldrow Diana Owens, Moffett Lou Owens, Vian Amy Patterson, Tahlequah Martha Payne, Tulsa Allen Perry, Pasadena, CA Gail Perry, Tahlequah Albert Peters, Henryetta Marsha Peters, Tulsa Ernie Phillips, Locust Grove Marie Phillips, Kansas Jennifer Pointen Broken Arrow Martin Luther King! juniors 191 Q . "-:tlvgiit . xiii. :PVR l' i i.. I Q i 1 L One Coed who researched her heritage J found a new direction for the future. i 3 Before statehood John Ross, the first principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, walked the Trail of Tears to bring his people to a new frontier. In September the great-great-great-granddaughter of Ross, Sta- cy Ziegenfuss, walked a similar path toward a new frontier when she was crowned Miss Cherokee. "I became involved in the pageant to learn and make inquiries about the tribe," Stacy said. In the process of familiarizing herself with the Cherokee Na- tion, Stacy became intrigued with her new found knowledge. "lt has changed me and my career goals. Instead of practicing law as I intended, I hope to work in tribal government lobbying for Indian affairs." Having won the title, the 5l16th Indian queen had many obli- gations to fulfill. Included were council meetings, speaking en- gagements, and traveling to the Eastern Cherokee fall festival in Cherokee, N.C., as a goodwill ambassador for the tribe. Stacy said she learned a great deal from the eastern Cherokee tribe. A different perspective of tradition, legends and character Trying to advance in the standings of the Miss Indian USA pageant, Miss Cherokee Stacy Ziegenfuss, takes advantage of her singing ability. The pageant was only one responsibility that came with the title. Stacy placed second in the modern talent com- petition with her rendition of "Love in Any Language." People 192 added something special to the small Cherokee village. As Miss Cherokee, Stacy was one of 30 contestants in the Miss Indian USA contest in Washington, D.C. Stacy was one of the top 10 finalists. She placed second in the modern talent competition, singing "Love In Any Language". Stacy's search for knowledge provided an insightful look at her heritage and a new direction for her future. "I was honored to represent the Cherokee Indians. I also benefited during the process. Cherokee people are looking into the future with a posi- tive attitude because it is the only way to solve problems." In the move west, John Ross and the Cherokees worked hard to make their nation a self-supporting entity. In spite of hardships, they learned from their journey. Since the days of John Ross many things have changed for Native Americans, but the tradition and direction has not changed. The legacy of Ross continues to be supported by Stacy and the Cherokee people. 'U Darryl Thomas Being in attendance at all types of tribal functions is another responsibility that goes with the title of Miss Cherokee. After a State of the Cherokee Nation Address by Chief Wilma Mankiller, Stacy posed with her cousin Eleanor, who expressed her pride in the young Cherokee who was seeking knowledge about her heritage, The title of Miss Cherokee takes recipients on many journeys. One such journey for Stacy Ziegenfuss was a trip to Washington D.C. where she compctcd for thc title of Miss Indian USA. While in our nation's capitol Stacy had the opportunity to meet many celebrities. Claude Akins was more than happy to pose tor a picture with Stacy. QAII photos provided by Stacy Ziegenfussj ,fx K rim.-- f ! f 4' 'if ff f ., . . 6 J' , N61 46 9 Z, 2 , , Na gf ff ag, K 9' j ' 5' n 4 , ff , . ' L I I wi. ,, N , ,... - M:i1 iF'F'l? ',..:' W E -ilm""i1""aW ...,,- 5. -4---, -- M .,.--- rx, .. W , Y -'-' sl'Ut'if . 5 i ' ,., 1. ig :' I , 2 " 5 51 Le--"iT' H.- ---aww ' 'ia N ---' :r-'rf J vim f i i f ? , f . W 1 .. . 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Scott Reed, Claremore Marsha Reed, Muskogee Tonya Releford, Roland Stephen Rhine, Miami Lunelle Rice, Wagoner Brenda Ricks, Owasso Stephanie Risner, Owasso Danelle Rogers, Bixby Shawn Rogers, Commerce Susan Rogers, Tahlequah Jill Rottschaelen Tulsa Gary Savage, Tahlequah Angela Schivally, Bristow Jana Scott, Bristow Alben Sells, Tulsa John Shackellord, Muskogee Rita Shamblin, Webbers Falls Brenda Sharp, Muldrow Sandra Shaw, Fort Gibson Leslie Shepherd, Oktaha Stacey Shiew, Tahlequah Kristy Shoemake, Checotah Sally Simon, Vian Kennedy Sloan, Tahlequah Douglas Smith, Henryetta Pam Smith, Westville Robin Smith, Broken Arrow Terrie Smith, Tulsa Bart Snook, Oologah Joe Paul Snow, Fort Gibson Tracy Souten Owasso Helen Spears, Pryor Chris Splcen Tulsa Kyle Sprangle, Bristow Leon Staggers, Okmulgee Tammy Standifird, Muskogee Laura Staton, Muskogee Alvin Stick, Kansas Cynthia Stites, Eufaula Angela Stovall, Vian Jimmy Stovall, Tahlequah Janet Stowers, Wagoner Kim Strong, Tahlequah Shelda Swan, Tahlequah Terry Tarwater, Moore Lawrence Taylor, Porter Harold Terry, Tahlequah Rebecca Thoman, Tahlequah Darryl Thomas, Tahlequah Lisa Thompson, Broken Arrow Geraldine Tindol, Rose Lee Turner: Sapulpa Stephanie Turner, Muldrow Lori Van de Wege, Tulsa Tina Venson, Tahlequah Michelle Vespen Bartlesville Netetia Walken Muskogee Violet Walker, Chouteau Vindetta Walters, Muskogee Dave Wasson, Tahlequah Steve Weeks, Haskell Joe Welch, Tulsa Charles Wentz, Tulsa Carlene Wetzel, Fort Gibson Jim Whatley, Tulsa Randa Williams, Tahlequah Terry Williams, Tahlequah David Willard, Tulsa Derek Willis, Chelsea Shirley Wilson, Philadelphia, MS Layne Winfield, Pryor Ziegenfuss lluniors 193 'H Seniors Cf The Year T h e Al U rn n AS S OC a O n S e I e C te d ree G U ts ta n d n g afv Seniors on the basis of scholastic achievement and meritorious service to our university. Paula Linville Kristin Bennett X L Peoiiij Todd Martin 194 thighs' 'i . . frdlllof. r 'UI so fw--f 9 J mv - 41-- 3 it 8 Tx it X .tl ,N1....-f .Meg QA Y ,Q . V" fu-l'.f i li, 1 l C it wg H Ki W 34 5- 1' K l . f lt, , , , Stephen Winlord, Tulsa Mike Winton, Talihina Necia Wolle, Siloam Springs, A Don Yates, Wagoner Rick John, Miami Sherry Young, Eufaula Stacy Ziegenluss, Muskogee Mary Ann Zoellner, Tulsa Betty Acken Tahlequah Sharilyn Ackley, Pryor Dana Adair, Broken Arrow Kathleen Adams, Tulsa Gail Adcock, Canadian Dean Adelizzi, Gore Vickie Albin, Muskogee Jerry Ammons, Panama Sandra Anderson, Tahlequah Allen Andrews, Vian Wayne Arnold, Tulsa David Asetoyer, Tahlequah Angela Autry, Spiro Patricia Back, Salina Nancy Bain, Tahlequah Larry Baker, Wagoner Pam Baker, Tahlequah Linda Bales, Salina Marilyn Ball, Tahlequah Pam Ball, Pryor Carl Barnett, Oklahoma City Charles Barnes, Collinsville Terri Barn Pryor William Barrett, Tahlequah Karen Barros, Owasso Chip Bayles, Bixby Larry Bayless, Tulsa Joyce Bean Tahlequah Lisa Becerra, Locust Grove Colin Beene, Haskell Daniel Belic, Tulsa Flonnee Bell, Claremore Kristin Bennett, Mustang Scott Bird, McLoud Lisa Bostick, Tahlequah Sean Botts, Miami Rose Bowen, Tahlequah Anthony Bowler, Muskogee Robin Bowlin, Tulsa Beshaiva Branham, Sallisaw LeDonna Brockman, Vian Cheryl Brown, Sapulpa Christopher Brown, Tahlequah Jacqueline Brown, Claremore Patrick Brown, Tahlequah Phil Brumley, Commerce Donna Brummett, Okmulgee Kerry Bural, Muskogee Sheila Burgess, Tahlequah Michael Burnside, Morris Alice Burton, Tahlequah Phillip Bush, Tahlequah Flonald Butlen Muskogee Sandra Cagle, Muskogee Angela Cattett, Muskogee Jackie Calvin, Bristow Christine Cannarsa, Muskogee Lewinda Cargill, Fort Gibson Pamela Carten Tahlequah Stephanie Chambers, Tulsa Flusty Cheshewalla, Tahlequah Lynetta Clark, Tahlequah Paula Clark, Vlnita Robert Clark, Claremore Fred Clayton, Nowata Brent Clements, Barnsdall Stacy Collard, Chelsea Kristine Collett, Tahlequah Michael Collett, Tahlequah Brenda Collins, Checotah Tim Collins, Gore Jennifer Conway, Tulsa I Seniors of the Year 195 .. ,... , an-uv-,nl mmm. H will 'IA' iii A..pf'.1' Accounts Pa ablo Did you ever wonder why attending college was so expen- sive? Most people were under the impression that room, board, tuition and books were the basic costs of attending college. While that was true, those were just the basics. But what about all the required extras? When the truth was known, there was more to the price of a college education than expected. Do you remember the questions you were asked during enroll- ment? "Would you like a Tsa-La-Gi or Emerald Owl?" or "Would you like a membership to the Fitness Center?" Possibly you said yes to one of those questions, and you expected an extra charge. But what happened when your statement came in the mail? The one you received during enrollment and the one that came via the post office were somewhat different. There was a charge of four dollars for your original student I.D. and a renewal fee of one dollar for every semester you were en- rolled after that. There was a vehicle registration fee of S12 for campus residents and S15 for commuters. There was also a stadi- um fee of S6 per semester, whether you intended to goto a foot- ball game or not. Perhaps you had to change a course or two. Then add another S3 per course change. 'iThe basic cost of go- ing to college was not that unreasonable, it was the little extras that made getting a college education so expensive," said fresh- man Patrick De Julius. As the years progressed the average student had various other charges that had to be taken care of. lf, for example, you needed several transcripts to include in scholarship applications, the university gave you the first one, but charged you S1 for each ad- People 196 The price of a college education kept students busy trying to make ends meet. ditional transcript. All students were charged 31.50 per credit hour for a University Center user fee. That averaged S180 to S5200 over a four-year period of enrollment. There were also special fees such as the cost of materials used in art or technology classes or prac- tice room rental fees for music students. The list of other classes that required special fees continued depending on your field of study. So, you finally made it through your senior year and somehow managed to keep up with the cost of room, board, tuition and books, not to mention everything else. You thought all the little extras had come to an end, but then came graduation. For the privilege of making your way through one last line and receiving a diploma there was a S15 tee for either a bachelor's or master's degree and a S520 fee for a Doctor of Optometry degree. You also had to buy your cap and gown for which the bookstore assessed a charge of 316.46 for a bachelor's degree, 8528.95 for a master's degree. "l think that if the cost of a college education continues to rise, that more people will decide against attending college," said fresh- man Tony Burge. By the year 2010, four years of college is expected to cost some- where in the neighborhood of S150,000 to S200,000. Tutition is ex- pected to continue rising at a rate of about 7 percent a year from now to the end of the century. We thought it was hard to keep up with the cost of attending college, but according to projections the situation will be worse for our children. H Elizabeth woods e.,w, ,- as ,, -as .::-wild . .... ..........q1 b . , -'-wasp fx Textbooks are a big expense in the student budget. The cost of books ranged from S15 to S45 apiece depending on the class. The University Center Bookstore sold old and new books and offered a reasonable buyback price for books returned at the end of the semester. Jamie Jo Tucker purchased her books before the rush of the first week ol school to insure that she got the books she needed for class. tPhoto - Darryl Thomasj Fees are inescapable for college students. The Business Office was usually a busy place and the majority of students knew where it was located. Cashiers were always ready to handle a student's money. Cashier Janet Flobinson helped with one oi Cindy Pinney's financial problems. fPhoto - Darryl Thomasj :af 2.1-x 2 i .IPGL HG! l ' x i It ,WM , . li 1' ' iz? fir52s3:3.3sfg1t,'i i i 3 so 'E RGS Wifi' " if iw if wife Rst me ii 5 iw SEQQEQESECT Q W s M 'iw u, S i se W s 2 + in it is is 2 tt s f i if K 'ff Kit EJ Q ggi? ft if 1,1 3 ,tj Z,'fEJ2 fesiiflsf 3 Q 55.5, A 55325 Yi Q It w fiat R it ytfffbigef QSQQQ t?S72fM"a,'f 1. fi .sr , 9 X .5 'Jawa v pi ,S 5 Mgt , br, 5, X ag E X ggi 2 wx 1, 6,55 Ms ew awry N, a,kg,:Q? t ,.W5pY,f , Qb.,g, WX Eggs ,tv M, H iyf- ml? sf c Q Sy, ,vt .4 in-r 'iff ,, s ,H it fy., sa '? Je N , ,Y it X , fx W'1f"i: W we t :ffl Af? M S Eift r iifmiiliffgdst V si 9ff'Zf'?3 life Q at ssgwiikafggw M iiggqiiwiai, RWM 21, he if 2 Wlfif We M, is nt 'f' as 'ge st gg, was ti M X .mmf A if M cg 0 1 A V, me stiff? bifida X wt 'KW Wk in-5 ,Sl mu lax? rv J 5 gt ff my eg ,fk7irf5,f,.g5,eg'5,t,? 7 5,:t z,:gQg,1,,'Q2g,,3,,'1 3 WW' pf 5 Assess W S " ii as 5' ri N' ef W ttkli-dasejvf. :ftgtqs:s1,:tXawgage? ,lass it W iw We 'ti sa swims Q 'ET' A TRW' it M view ii his ,, if Monty Coombes, Vinita James Cox, Tahlequah Debra Coyle, Owasso Flaleah Crume, Claremore LuAnn Cuzalina, Wilburton Renee Cypert, Tulsa Carl Daniels, Park Hill Linda Davidson, Proctor Carl Davis, Checotah Cheri Davis, Tulsa Laurie Davis, Vian Roger Decker, Braggs Michelle Denny, Jay Tim Dorsey, Tahlequah Linnia Doyle, Tahlequah Michael Doyle, Tahlequah Ron Dunaway, Westville Lisa Duncan, Haskell Jana Dunlap, Muskogee Kristin Edwards, Sand Springs Gary Elam, Nowata Danny Elliott, Vinita Donna Elliott, Coweta Murray Engle, Wagoner Mysti Evans, Tahlequah Rhonda Fargo, Sallisaw Angie Farrar Cameron Allison Felmlee, Tahlequah Charesa Ferguson, Claremore Marcy Fiorica, Muskogee Mike Fitzgerald, Tulsa Anthony Flanary, Tulsa Sherrie Ford, Tahlequah Denton Fox, Okemah Dana Fullen Tahlequah Leona Gann, Muldrow James Garner, Kansas Dana Gates, Tahlequah Tanya Gibbs, Tahlequah Norma Gibe, Salina Walter Gillispie, Cleveland Sheila Golden, Tahlequah Lynse Graham, Claremore Chris Gray, Tulsa J.J. Green, Chelsea Randall Green, Muldrow Lena Greuel, Muskogee Carolyn Griffin, Claremore Cindy Grimes, Broken Arrow Randy Groves, Atwater, CA Alan Hambrick, Muskogee Ken Hamilton, Tahlequah Tina Hamilton, Bixby Tracy Hamilton, Sallisaw Jeff Hankins, Vinita Raleah Harper, Tahlequah Rob Harpen Tahlequah Thelma Harris, Porum Waymon Harrison, Moore Shelley Harvell, Tahlequah Connie Hauenstein, Pryor James Hayes, Tahlequah Naylin Hays, Tahlequah Kathi Head, Tahlequah Jackie Heath, Pocola Russ Heffley, Skiatook Dale Hemphill, Jenks Betty Henderson, Tahlequah Glenna Henderson, Tulsa Regina Hilderbrand, Baxter Springs, KS Robert Hinkel, Westville Michael Hogan, Fairland Kathy Holt, Talihina Margaret Holt, Vian Tina Holt, Bristow Charlie Holloway, McAlester Stephen Howard, Dewey Mike Humes, Grove Kim Hummingbird, Stilwell David Hunnlcutt, Canadian Expenses! Seniors 197 .... ni , ,,:. ., .,.,,. ,.., . 5 v.': ty.-We ff .ttf ,, , ,mm ,. -, :5'- ef ' . t tt -t f ' Ghost W". if JI. if t ' X ,fi WW J. i'.f ,iw .Q f"' i ' 1 A ' ' ? t 'w, f'.1" S FRN te FH all ve G3 I ll g Z V i on-traditional student publications met T with more than a few obstacles. l -r k tv s. ' R -A'- ?:? Q'1'wQ'lAxbk jj' lg? ,D aff im lei- if ref' 1 r.- -- Qur university-sponsored student newspaper The North- eastern was supposedly going to have to deal with outside com- petition for readers this year, and it turned out to be just that - supposed competition. Students did have the opportunity to expand their reading with three different student-related, off-campus newspapers. The North- eastern Point, The Front and the Ghostwriter appeared on cam- pus at various times throughout the year. "l wanted to give a different perspective than the school newspaper did. I would take a school press release and find the hidden story, rather than running it as it stood," said Fton St. Clair, editor and publisher of The Northeastern Point. St. Clair's paper was available to students every Friday, but the Point ran into problems with distribution. Because St. Clair, who graduated from NSU in the spring of 1987, was no longer a stu- dent and the paper was not affiliated with the university in any way, he was not allowed to come on campus and give them away. He was informed by university administrators that he would have to buy coin operated dispensing machines and charge students for his publication. This presented problems for the newly or- ganized paper. Though it did merit reading, few students could justify paying for a paper when they could pick-up a copy of The Northeastern free of charge. The Ghostwriter, a variety tabloid, was started as a group project .,-"' f 'Q The idea to publish an independent student newspaper is the ideal means by which journalism students can develop their skills. The Ghostwriter was a joint venture by four such students who wanted to refine their abilities. Editor Roy Hamilton designed the only issue ol the tabloid which was distributed on campus during the spring term. tPhoto - Darryl Thomasj 198 by fourjournalism majors. Roy Hamilton, James Edwards, Patricia McAlpine and Tracy Souter came up with the idea as a tool to develop their professional skills. "We brought about Ghostwriter as an expression. We needed experience and the tabloid was a way to gain it," Hamilton said. There was a great deal of talk about the tabloid among journalism students, but only a handful of other students even knew it existed. As with many such projects, Ghost- writer never really got off the ground due to lack of publicity. Then there was The Front. This publication definitely fell into the category of underground papers. In the first few issues its editor and publisher remained anonymous and boasted radical stories and profane words with part of the letters left out. lt definitely offered the student body articles and ideas not covered by The Northeastern. "We wanted a paper by the student," said the soon exposed editor Joshua Smith, "not just another paper with administrative input or a public relations tool. We relied on freedom of the press." Like the Northeastern Point, The Front was not allowed to dis- tribute papers on campus because it was not affiliated with the university. Because of its radical nature the future of The Front was not promising. It was suspected by most that it would join all the other off-campus papers that had fallen by the wayside. 'I Paula Hood .if 1' f Off-campus publications provide students with a variety of news that the school- sponsored paper might not cover. The Front's radical and unusual articles were not- ed as controversial subjects by the student body. Editor Joshua Smith reads over an article in the first issue to better understand student opinion. fPhoto - Darryl Thomasl Campus distribution proves to be a serious problem for non-university newspapers. Off-campus papers had to buy distribution boxes and students were asked to pay for the publications. Flon St.Clain publisher ol The Northeastern Point, discussed one of his articles with Roger Decker, Ftenee Campbell and Randy Pease, tPhoto - Darryl Thomasi Q , if 1 J' J f I, M 5...-U... 3' ff i X I2 F-an is i- t V5 3 , ,, . f ! W at ,ist in I ,K 5 J' W T , , tg 7- 2 U , iff A Sl ,Y T it f lg.. tg- I ,X Donna Hunt, Muskogee Michele Hunten Tulsa Janice Hutchinson, Tahlequah Sonya Isley, Tahlequah Jeffrey lsreal, Muldrow Jenny Jackson, Sapulpa Raymond Jackson, Checotah Bill Jacobs, Sallisaw Brigid Jenkins, Tahlequah Allan Johnson, Tahlequah Dawn Johnson, Afton Kenneth Johnson, Vian Rhonda Johnson, Wagoner Michael Jones, Watts Shelley Jones, Bristow Thomas Jones, Sapulpa Juma Juma, Tahlequah Becky Junk, Tulsa Wayne Kaspf-in Tipton, MO Bonnie Kays, Tahlequah Randall Kays, Tahlequah Marshall KeeSee, Catoosa William Kilpatrick, Muskogee John Kincade, Locust Grove Terry Kinder, Quapaw Chad King, Dallas, TX John King, Welling Mona King, Broken Arrow Steve Kinion, Cleveland Trish Kline, Vian Greg Landburg, Tahlequah Barbara Lane, Tulsa Q U- x! if - V l ar G M A I if 1 9534.15 Kit' a s at ei Q I I ' ' if 1-, 4 t Y I Q. X ,WF ' I , Ginger Lanldord, Tahlequah Chris Large, Claremore Lynne Lawson, Jenks Crystal Leach, Waukegan, ILL Shelly Lee, Tahlequah Larry Lenox, Sand Springs Lisa Leroux, Bartlesville David Lester, Broken Arrow Perry Lewis, Sallisaw Paula Linville, Tahlequah Judy Long, Wagoner John Looper, Miami Paula Lowe, Muskogee Deborah Lyda, Tahlequah Charlotte Manley, Fort Gibson Steve Mansour, Talihina Deborah Martin, Broken Arrow Donna Martin, Tahlequah Margaret Martin, Muskogee Flaegan Martin, Sallisaw Todd Martin, McAlester Bill Masters, Grove Tammy Mathia, Fairland Kellie Matlock, Roland Tammy Matlock, Roland John Matlock, Owasso Bronwyn Matthews, Tahlequah Pam Matthews, Tahlequah Cindy Maxwell, Spiro Todd Maye, Park Hill Jeanette May, Vian Eugenia Means, Stilwell Kenneth Merchant, Collinsville Shellie Miller, Tahlequah Brian Mitchell, Tahlequah Jerry Mitchell, Tahlequah Kimmi Mitchell, Bristow Bryan Montogomery, Eulaula Alicia Mosley, Okmulgee Marvin Murdock, Tahlequah April Murelio, Locust Grove Cindra Mysse, Locust Grove Patricia McAlpine, McAlester Opal McCoy, Tahlequah Leah McCullough, Tulsa Karen McDonald, Tahlequah LouAnn McGoura, Tahlequah Keith McMillin, Heavener Newspapers I Seniors 199 Major Aolju tments mr fl' Sleeping in caves, hiding in jungle rain forests and running from the Communist Vietnamese sounded like events from a Flam- bo movie. But, twelve years ago this was an average day for fresh- man Ker Vang, a native of Laos. Vang, of the Hmong tribe, shared his story. In English, Hmong means freeman, which is what the Hmongs fight for, freedom from communism. Vang was born in Xingkhoung, Laos, in 1967. From the time he was born until late 1979, when he came to America, Vang's family continually moved around central Laos to escape the Communists. In 1971 Vang's fathen a member of the Hmong forces, was killed by the Communists as were all of his siblings except for an older brother. In 1975 Vang's mother decided to escape Laos with a group of 30 other Hmongs. Vang and his mother began their 100-mile journey to Thailand through the mountains and jungles of Laos, leaving his brother, grandparents and homeland behind. One month later they arrived in Thailand and stayed in a ser- ies of Thai camps before arriving at Vinai, a Thai camp which was Vang's home for two years. This was where he and his mother were reunited with the family they had left in Laos. While they were living at Vinai, an American general came to the camp and told the Hmongs who wanted to come to the United States they would have to fill out an application. Vang's mother responded and after a year-long process, his mother, brother and Vang were sponsored by a Catholic priest in Lawton, Okla., who made their overseas journey possible. Vang had no expectations about the United States since he knew so little about the country. "I remember thinking that it's a very strange country, fora long time my mother did not want People 200 A native of Laos, Ker Vang had no idea what to expect when he came to the U.S. me and my brother to go outside, she would say "Don't go out- side or the monster will get you." The biggest difficulty Vang faced was learning English. "The language barrier was the biggest problemg the Laotian language does not have enough words so it was hard to translate," Vang said. Vang, coming from a family of rice farmers, was raised on rice, pork and chicken. Vang preferred his mother's cooking to any type of American food. "At first I could not get used to the foodg it tast- ed very different," commented Vang. The biggest cultural difference between Laos and America was the role of women in society. "Here women have more freedom and go to school. ln my country parents told their daughters, 'Since you are a girl, get married and have children,' " Vang said. It really didn't matter to Vang if he married an American or Lao- tian girl, but she would have to like his mother. Coming from a country that believes in arranged marriages, Vang said, "l would like to marry a Laotian girl. If I married an American girl my mother would kill me," Vang added jokingly. Vang, whose relatives lived in Tulsa, did express a longing to go back to his own country. "I would like to go back someday, if there were a revolution and they kicked the Communists out." Many of Vang's friends listened to his stories with curiosity and interest. His stories usually sounded like segments from a war movie. Having had the opportunity to be acquainted with someone from a country so drastically different from our own gave many of his friends a new appreciation for the American way of life. 5 Stephanie Berryhill Spending his spare time in the drafting lab is common practice for Laotian student Ker Vang. Adapting to life in America was more involved than just fitting in with the crowd. 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Tulsa Tim Sawyers, Tahlequah Angie Schoen, Cookson Terri Schrader, Leach Evelyn Scott, Muskogee Lorraine Seawright, Tulsa Lori Sealy, Jay Suzanne Selby, Checotah Brenda Shaw, Spiro Mark Shrefller, Sand Springs Eddie Silkey, Pryor Curtis Simms, Tahlequah Carla Simpson, Jenks Frank Staten Tulsa Allison Smith, Grove Carla Smith, Vinita Deborah Smith, Tahlequah Debra Smith, Tahlequah Keith Smith, Siloam Springs Royce Smith, Muldrow Ronda Stanford, Muskogee Philip Stanley, Tulsa Larry Staton, Muskogee Ron St. Clair, Tahlequah Diane Stephens, Tulsa Chris Stevens, Tahlequah Gatha Stoll, Kansas Kim Stout, Spiro Terry Stoven Tulsa JoLynn Strate, Tahlequah Marie Strickland, Sallisaw Shirley Steuven. Broken Arrow Debra Sumnen Tahlequah Kathy Surbey, Muskogee Norman Swake, Colcord Jaynie Swepston, Tahlequah Phyllis Swintord, Houston, TX Tommy Terneus, Tahlequah Vang ! Seniors 201 Graduate Student After four grueling years of College, what would make a student sign up for at least two and maybe six more years? For some, it's the promise of a better job that a graduate degree might bring. For others, school had become a secure co- coon they were loathe to leave. Our graduate college had expanded in recent years to include master of arts in communication and master of arts in American studies, in addition to master's degrees in business administra- tion, education and science. Graduate students were a curious mix. Some had been out in the "real world" for some time, and some had been in college for six straight years. Some were single and some were raising families. There was no set mold that a graduate student fit. "lf you actually went out and looked at people, there was often no correlation between their degree and what they were doing. As often as not, they were not working in the field their degree was in," said Fort Gibson graduate student Mike Chanslor, Chanslor graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism. He was a sports writer for a year, and then in the golf business be- fore he decided to come back to college three years later as a full-time student in the master of arts in communication program. Alter being in the real world for three years between graduation and graduate school, Chanslor said, "I thought it was a good idea to get a master's. I didn't want to be a sports writer." Like most graduate students, Chanslor works in addition to going to school full-time. While working as an administrative assistant in Vice President Howard's office "there were times when work Tahlequah graduate student Don Stinson went directly from his undergraduate degree to graduate school where he was pursu- ing a master's degree in communication. His life was taken up with school more often than not. He was a graduate assistant and taught sections of English 1003 each semester, in addition to a work study job and the job of studying for his classwork. Stinson will graduate in Dec. of 1988 and hoped to use his degree to teach in ajunior college or small university. His bachelor of arts is in English. "I didn't think job opportunities would be plen- tiful with that degree. l felt a master's in communication would give me more diverse experience. "Graduate school was not as hard as I thought it would be, but it was more time consuming than I thought it would be." Stinson and Chanslor both praised the quality of the instruc- tors they had. "One ofthe best things was being able to go more in-depth in specific cIasses," Stinson said. "Classes were more interest- ing, more specialized than in undergraduate school. The choices were more interesting and more challenging." 'tl really enjoyed the classworkf' Chanslor said. The teachers I encountered in speech, English and journalism realized at this level the emphasis should be on learning. The classes were in- teresting, the teachers excellent. This degree was good because you were rounded in three areas." Most graduate students agreed with Stinson: "The worst thing was not being eligible for Pell Grants." came first," he said. tw 4 m,.aa.fs-. People Wi i D Q 202 -Maas .. ,,d,gw s-0.-f4.fm.,....a.+..,1 Q 5 33 x Q :- ' Q E E ti .': .: 525, -' 5225 ' It "I: " 53 lit ff, t""Nsrt2p"' gf 2 Eg if i 'E , 'ff fri' ,il I Q te 4 cg 5 3 ,iijj j ww.,-4 al 2 il 51, Es! iff? 75, ru , jf 1, 5 ,PQ ljtagxilre j ii yy., i 1 . .,.., . ..,. , . ....,... . . --.- .v.. -.-:-1- :fist --f- it Ll a N. l i . 3 .3 is x A--A '- ww X . if 5 l it or it tw ,Q 5 f W I K, Q 5 '. 4" I , ,si SJ V T uf at We ii i 1 5' 6 5 , i "ir .Ill t. 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Gore Lawrence Treagesser, Tahlequah Dana Trowhill, Pryor Chanda Towns, Tulsa Jamie Tucker, Romona Jamie Jo Tucker, Claremore Edward Tuder, Jay Brenda Tull, Tahlequah Melinda Turley, Tulsa Tanya Turner, Tahlequah Linda Unger, Westville Floseanna Vann, Salina Benny Van Schuyver, Tahlequah Barbara Vaughan, Tahlequah Debbie Vaughn, Glenpool Katherine Vickrey, Jenks Susan Vineyard, Park Hill Glenda Votaw, Tahlequah Steve Votaw, Spiro Dave Wasson, Tahlequah Brian Waybright, Miami Bobbie Welch, Tahlequah Tracy Wheatley, Afton James Whisenhunt, Checotah Kim White, Tuskahoma Rhonda Whomble, Tahlequah Tom Wickliffe, Park Hill Chris Wilfong, Wagoner Janet Willey, Okmulge Evangeline Williams, Poteau James Williams, Tahlequah Flhonda Williams, Westville Ken Winters, Altus Marty Wootton, Collinsville Michael Wortman, Vian Robert Yadon, Tulsa Hossien Abtahi, Tahlequah Maure Anderson, Tahlequah Deborah Baker, Park Hill Tammy Boen, Oktaha Marion Boykin, Checotah Kimberly Branscum, Tahlequah Rodney Brooks, Cookson Mike Brown, Tahlequah Joe Brumfield, Tahlequah Aaron Bruner, Keota Pamela Byrd, Tulsa Katie Carnes, Quapaw Stephanie Carol, Tahlequah Jackye colburn, Tahlequah Terry Coleman, Hodgen Velms Craven, Wagoner Marty Elmore, Tahlequah E. Marie Gregg, Tahlequah John Gregg, Tahlequah Marsha Greuel, Wagoner Albert Harris, Tahlequah Elbert Hyche, Muskogee Kenny Judd, Sand Springs Alice King, Tahlequah Tammie Lancaster, Tahlequah Cary Mathews, Tahlequah Jean Mathews, Tahlequah James Mitchell, Nowata J. David Moore, Tahlequah Allen James McKendnck, Tahlequah Melissa McKinley, Okmulgee Jane Olson, Tahlequah Casey Piggee, Galesburg, ILL Stephen Perkins, Keota San Pointer Henryetta Lisa Rhodes, Hulbert John Ryder, Tahlequah Michael Shurley, Anthony, KS Carla Simpson, Jenks Sterling Speaks, Gore Delores Stephens, Muskogee Larry Stogner, Eufaula X Grad Students W2O3y W i A Memorable Trip Dr. Lynn Cyert and three of her fourth-year optometry students spend two-weeks on the Chinese mainland. The trip, sponsored by the university with the assistance of Bausch 8 Lomb Company, began April 24 in Seattle. After a 14-hour flight to Hong Kong, Dr. Cyert and her group -- which in- cluded Grace Urlanda, Eric Nielsen and Dean Evans -- flew to the Chinese capital of Beijing, the first of three Chinese cities they would visit on the trip. After a two-day stay in Beijing, the group traveled north to the ancient walled city of Xi'an, where they met with representatives from the Lanzhou Medical College, who acted ashosts and guides for the remainder of the stay in China. From Xi'an, the group and its Chinese hosts took a 14-hour train ride through the steep mountians to Lanzhou, Gansu. There the group spent several days working with Chinese doctors, students and patients at the medical college's First Teaching Hospital. Using its own equipment, our optometry group gave vision screening tests and wrote prescriptions for eyeglasses. In all, the four examined 186 patients and Dr. Cyert gave nine hours of lecture. People 206 if K swf? I vgm v MQ., a--R my Q , , 2 A, Q. L v 'M .V l A Q Q , f 1 .sk Q. if f'i i lip Q' f'g'l lilfiifi. v -, . k fu-'fa' Eric Baggs, Poteau Susan Beavers, Tahlequah Jamie Bennett, Henryetta Annette Bower, Tahequah Letitia Brassfield, Tahlequah Helen Burks, McAlester Mike Christensen, Tahlequah Kevin oline, Tahlequah Doug Cook, Woodward David Cooper, Tahlequah Kim Corrigan, Highland, CA Kevin Cunningham, Durant Dennis Curtis, Hugo Patricia Dorsey, Emporia, KS Alan Durant, Tahlequah Dean Evans, Laverne David Free, Tahlequah David Grant, McAlester Doug Hansen, Tahlequah Pam ela Hatchett, Hominy Kim Hefner, Tahlequah Dawn Holsted, Kingfisher Russell Hopkins, Kingfisher Tonya Jackson, Tahlequah William Jackson, Montrose, AR Jim Johnson, Tahelquah Greg Ketcher, Midwest City Neal Krieger, Tahlequah Flobert Lenahan, Tonganoxie, KS Billie Lowrimore, Krebs Julie March, Oklahoma City Bill Miller, Park Hill Jeff Miller, Tahlequah John Macarty, Stilwell Kelley McBride, Tahlequah Thomas McCarthy, Tahlequah Eric Nielsen, Skiatook Jon Painter, Moore Ken Plank, Oklahoma City Janet Poole, Tulsa Richard Presley, Tahlequah Roger Fladell, Tahlequah Gene Flay, Tahlequah David Reynolds, Tahlequah Kathleen Schaffer, Tahlequah Shannon Schaffer, Tahlequah Tammy Schiltz, Brancroft, IA Mark Shear, Fort Gibson Brian Shewey, Enid Jim Steffen, Elgin Kathy Swink, Pocola Dawn Teel, Wagoner Flod Tharp, Tahlequah Pam Thomas, Muskogee Donald Thompson, Muskogee Grace Urlanda, Lucene City, Phillipplnes Lisa Walker, Fleydon Brenda Watson, Tahlequah Bill Whitesell, Tahlequah Kent Wilson, Waynolca Robert Zoellner, Tahlequah ,.T lTe Optometry 55 M , MF? 4M ff, ' 33 2 07 'W il 4 , , 34 4:4 N L gm., :fig . Preser ing Histor Anyone who wanted to know the answer to these or similar questions regard- ing the colorful history of our university did well to begin their search in the univer- sity's archives. Located in the John Vaughan Library, the archives senfed as the repository for all kinds of memorabilia, both trivial and significant. "As an archivist, I didn't al- ways know what we did have," said Vickie Sheffler, in her sixth year as archives director. "The most important aspect of finding information about the past began by knowing where to look, what sources to use." For instance, an old issue of the Cherokee Democrat-Star solved the mystery of what happened to JR. Holmes, who, according to another unidentified newspaper article, was named university president May 17, 1935. However, no record of Hol- mes' presidency existed. "Since we had no student newspapers in our inventory which were dated between May 16 and Oct. 17 of that year, we really didn't know what happened to Holmes," Sheffler said. A microfilmed article in the university's special collections area solved the mystery. Holmes, it turned out, rejected the post to remain in Muskogee as superintendent of schools, and J.M. Hackler took over the reins. "Much of our information was obtained from old newspapers," she said. "Be- cause writers were talking about events during the time it actually occurred, it was usually more accurate than hand-me-down accounts of the same events." Sheffler's interest in archives began when she was 17 years old. Olten her par- ents took her to the National Archives in Washington, D.C. The visit stimulated an interest which she carried with her through her undergraduate days at South- western State University and the University of Oklahoma, where she earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees in library science. Her interest turned into a full-blown passion while she was a doctoral student in library science and archives management at Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio. She learned the university archives business at Case under the tutelage of Ruth Helmuth, president of the Society of American Archivists at the time. An internship at the National Archives gave her still more preparation for her career. Preserving history involves more than just stuffing a bunch of brittle newspaper clippings into boxes, she pointed out. Documents, for instance, must be stored in acid-free Hollinger boxes in a temperature and humidity-controlled environment. I Hai lu 5, hm M, ' f M' . +l'7f,f0lllr,ae.g Kim J --:cater--.. , efnffrias. P , , V sv-5, A Housed inthe John Vaughn Library is the office of University Archives, Information, dating back to 1839, about the coIor1ul history of our university could be found in the archives. According to Vickie Shefflen director: interested parties could find virtually any information recorded about the college and the surrounding area. tPhoto - Mike Brownj Accuracy is a key element in the University Archives office. Many hours were spent identifying people, places and articles of interest that were associated with the university and Tahlequah. Student assistant Greg Rice worked hard researching the Cherokee Female Seminary's graduating class of 1909 in an effort to correctly identify everyone in the old photograph. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasi How many bricks were in Seminary Hall? What was the Cherokee Ice Box? As further protection, paper could be treated with a special compound with de- acidifies it, restoring its resiliency. Paper is then tested with a special pH pen, whose ink turns yellowish green on acidic paper and blue on acid-free paper. "The acid in paper causes it to self-destruct over time," Sheffler explained. Other documents are encapsulated in a special mylar plastic, which, according to laboratory tests, last 300 years without cracking or discoloring. Perhaps the most celebrated piece of memorabilia in the univerity's collection was a yellowed letter encased in mylar, in which Andrew Jackson wrote from the Hermitage that he was not feeling well on Oct. 5, 1939. The letter, written to the Cherokee Legislature, addressed problems faced by opposing factions of the Cherokee tribe. The archives also boasted a presidential epistle of less political consequence which was signed by former President Harry S. Truman. In his letter, President Truman politely turned down an invitation by former university President Garrison to appear here as a commencement speaker in 1955. Other treasures included an 1854 map of the country between the frontier, in- cluding what is now Oklahoma and Arkansasg two editions of an 1865 New York Herald with headlines announcing President Lincoln's assassinationg and a 1795 Philadelphia Gazette in which slaves were openly bought and sold on the front page. Other memorabilia of more provincial interest included in the collection were old pieces of Seminary Hall wallpaper, commencement programs dating back to 1922 and boxes of photographs, some over 100 years old. The photos included aerial views of campus, pictures of King George and Queen Elizabeth fthe Queen Motheri and a photo of General "Blackjack" Pershing. Persh- ing's diplomatic passport was also preserved in the archives' manuscripts collec- tion. "You just never knew when you would run across something of interest," said Sheffler. Oh yes, in answer to those questions, records show that 720,000 bricks were used in the construction of Seminary Hall. The "Cherokee Ice Box", commemo- rated in writing on a section of the sidewalk just outside the west door of Semi- nary Hall, marked the spot where a small creek flowed across campus. The creek which boasted ice cold water served as an "ice box" prior to the time the Indian Seminary had electricity. t -t 3 15 I , - Q . 1 it ,R Wt . 'N 0 ff' -if ' ..g"" 1, tgp rs , 5 fs jj t 9 .1-we .W - 1. . ..,,..,, ...N .. ,aa yt' I vs MQ? 4 a.,k',.S Au. ' 7 10" .4 C zany' . Qfifflji. :IM f 7. fe: f' X 'XD' ' A lanie Liles, Science 81 Mathmatics 6 X X1 X -F f Linda Ghorrmley, Nursing At the right are two examples of the old phot Archives. Pictured at the top is a photograph o the original Cherokee Female Seminary. On the b as they remained, after fire consumed the old 4 i I is ri U i . r . . Terry Osburn, campus artist 15, fc? ,, - f , 7 I --5 9552 lo Nan Allen, Technology 'Ni' Robbie Wilson, NAB 131'-V iw . 4? i i . V ' 'ri if: Cindy Friese, UCF buil ographs that one might find in the University fthe class ot 1909, the first to graduate from ottom is a picture of the three original columns, oing, lPhot0s provided by University Archivesj Y S i A lenny Hathanay, ID Office Charles Draper, Mail Room v Vi? N Robin Hutchins, Social Science NI' v"' Carolyn Martin,Educational Foundation Archives f Offices 209 PN a The John Vaughan Library offered much more than just books. Instructional Services, part of the Learning Resources Center at the library, offered a wide vari- ety of services to our staff and faculty at no charge. Four service areas were covered by Instructional Services located on the first floor of the library. The Circulation area, coordinated by Bob Baker, provided facilities for faculty to view films and video tapes. lt also controlled circulation of the educational film collection, equipment such as video players, projectors and other educational materials. Betty Caldwell, graphic artist, assisted faculty with original artwork, transparen- cies, signs, posters and many other graphic materials in the Materials Production service area. Mike Allen, coordinator of Program Production, worked with instructors in de- veloping audio and video recordings, slide productions, research documentations, photographic procedures and computer-assisted instruction. This area contributed to upgrading the standard of learning at our university by facilitating a program which allowed instructors to participate in an educational aluable Service Many faculty members took advantage of the facilities Instructional Services had to offer. conference that was held in South Carolina. The conference was brought to the university via satellite and a toll-free number was provided enabling faculty to ac- tually become involved. Plans were being made to bring other such beneficial pro- grams to our campus. "Talkback Television" was another program orchestrated by this area. It was a program in which students were able to be active members of classroom lec- tures being held at other universities. Students could get involved and ask ques- tions by phone and earn college credits through our university. The library had two receiving rooms for our students and one transmitting room which allowed students on other campuses to participate in our course offerings. The fourth service area of Instructional Services, Self Serve Material Produc- tion, provided facilities for our staff and faculty to produce their own overhead trans- parencies and thermal spirit masters. The Instructional Service Center helped our faculty make classroom learning more meaningful and enjoyable by providing a wide variety of teaching aides for instructors. 5 Jana Sell People Ygzio 'Www li. ' !'4??, ,l , gg? 53? -tmw fi .,+ , , .. ff V as il ,,. vw.. sw bar ,,-..., P is , fi Scholarship Office Weekend College Alumni Association Brenda Harrison, Mary Ruth Megee Jeanie Wyly, Susan Patrick Karen Hook. lack Spears G , 'LA ' Student Development Special Projects Academic Affairs Gaye Engelbrecht, Ken Caughman Mike Jett, Bud Watson Pat Presley, ludy Rousey QV' President's Office Arts 81 Le Lynda Cook, Marla Newby Linda Martin, Bon as A Z' Q rl tters nie H ffai rs Q- Business Division utchins Linda Lawrence, Sandra Walling dt y-v .4 f 6 L'-it l.li, , , Placement Office Student A Betty Best, Gina Lester Ginny Wilson, Peggy Glenn I I .aw -Q -P l ff l l i , ' Q Auxiliary Services Laura Lawrence, Bob Smith l instrtttiomlierutes Oriicej X, Y ,Yi , Q! Zll .' i 2 ' Zz 1-,M 13,2 . Evidence The grounds crew, a division of the Physical Plant, deserved much of the credit for making the best possible use of our campus greenhouses. lt was in these hot- houses that most of the flowers found on campus were nurtured until they were big enough to survive outdoors. The university greenhouse system consisted of three buildings. The west house was used to maintain plants for use in campus landscaping, while the two east houses were used by students in the horticulture department, providing them with the opportunity for hands-on experience. "I liked playing in the mud and planting things," said student Shirley Roberts. The west greenhouse was built in the winter of 1980-81. Over an eight-month period, it turned out between 16,000 to 20,000 flowers. At any given time, the house could hold anywhere from 10,000 to 12,000 plants. Winter was the largest growing season for the greenhouse with January and February being the two biggest months. "We grew the flowers for the campus," said James Secratt, head of the cam- pus grounds. "But we have gotten trees and shrubs from the Greenleaf Nursery." Not all of the flowers seen on campus were actually started in the greenhouses. "Sometimes we had to get special flowers. I called Chicago and Florida to get 'sparkplugsj plants which have started to grow. All we had to do was transplant them," Secratt said. W s Dodging the water, from various sprinkler systems scattered across campus, becomes common prac- tice for many students. Watering systems were used at regular intervals in an effort to compensate for the dry summer climate in our region. iPhoto Servicesj Feople U N 212 Of Success lt was obvious all across campus what was being achieved in our greenhouses. Monica Macklin oversaw the east greenhouses. They were built 17 years ago for the science department. For the past five years Macklin has directed the green- houses. "No one was in charge and I was there more than anyone so it became my responsibility," said Macklin. Horticulture student Annie Tyner commented, "I enjoyed watching the things we planted grow to normal size." This year, as always, horticulture and botany classes were held at the green- house and most of the plants were specimens. Macklin and her classes grew plants and flowers, including marigolds, petunias, tulips, poinsettias, and Christmas cac- tuses. Some of these plants were used as decorations at the Boares Heade Feaste, as well as many other campus events. Maintaining a constant temperature in the greenhouses was the biggest con- cern. The east house was very steamy and hot. It used 150 to 250 gallons of water a day and the plants were watered three to four times a week. Keeping the west greenhouse cool was done with the aid of a cold cell, which allowed water to run down its coils, while fans pulled the moisture out, to keep the house from getting hot. Much of the beauty throughout our campus resulted from hard work and main- taining our greenhouses. The people involved enjoyed their work. That played a major part in the success story. Their dedication was seen through the eyes of every person who took the time to notice our landscape. 'n Mitzy Sloan 'sat Identifying plants is only pan of studying horticulture. Learning proper planting techniques was also an essential part of the science. Students used the greenhouses to practice planting procedures and for ex- perimenting with various techniques to enhance growth. iPhoto - Mike Brownj Plants are an essential part of everyday life. Having some knowledge of the plant kingdom can often prove helpful in daily experiences. Students Shirley Roberts and Annie Tyner discussed what made one particular plant unique to the world of horticulture. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj ff in ' Office of Publications Office of the Vice President for Administration Fitness Center Wagner, director, Libby Osburn, Kathy Fisher Kathy O'Neal, locelyn Payne, Mike Chanslor Ron Cox, director, Toni Conrad, Allen johnson Asus K K X ' in , 1 ca' M W x :Q i l ROTC Office Auxiliary Accounting Veterans Office i. Mike Beck, Capt. Mike McMath, Capt. Craig Snodgrass Oladale Ayers, Nancy jenkins, Sue Catron Steve Douthit, Bryan Chanate, Linda Sweet iT ff' J , Sl' Production Printing Personnel Office Public information Office art Woods, Wayne Sturgeon, directop Charles Perry Gail Anderson, Gary Alderson, director, Donna Camxriglit Doug Quinn, Mike Brown, Kate Anderson, Ed Brocksmith Continuing Studies College of Optometry Student Health Center Carolyn Evans, Susanne Sadlen Karen Kenyon, Denise Jamison Barbara Hargis, Dr. Tom Dotson Nila Phipps, Phyllis Willis Nila Spears, Mary Stratton Marty Kimble, Marcie Smith 'fi W-4 PVXZZ' ,' , .. . " f A-s ' - if .. QQ T- 'ZIV if- J , A-CN is-g i ,iff , in H Aillk. '1 'Q " Q if 'f :ffl ' ' ,itat gl A ,nd f , 4 ' V" A ' V an ',1 ' '- V , I , - f ' i ' ' 1 ,,,,, ,. ,V,,- , A' 1, 'v 4 4' ,, Eta' . V,,V I ,. . ,, - , ti .An . , ,n ,. 1 iw . 1 V Cedar Room Graduate College High School and College Relations Shawnda Reed, Carla Adamson Lela Stowers, Shirley Powell, Carol Rhoads lana Parker, Patty Dry, Albert Haynes Loretta Skaggs, Sudie Mills Albert Haynes, Michelle Hargis Kim Cox, Eddie jackson at-. . iijnueoinri i T nmrnmar mtcsumn T ff-orsnmcs , . Hel p anteol Many students failed to take advantage of one i very helpful service on campus. Sadly, one of the least utilized services on campus was the Placement Office located in the Haskell Hall annex. The purpose of the office was to bridge the com- munication gap between the academic environment and the work place. Place- ment assisted graduating seniors in finding positions for which they were qualified and helped employers locate people to fill positions in teaching and non-teaching disciplines. "We didn't place students, they had to accept that responsibility," said Bettye Best, Placement Service Coordinator. "We just furnished them with infor- mation." Placement kept graduate records on file after employment was secured and they maintained a mailing list to keep informed of the job market in an effort to keep graduates posted concerning additional job opportunities. "Students were always searching for additional opportunities. By checking in constantly, graduates received updated information on a regular basis," said Best. Unfortunately, many students failed to take advantage of the service. Ninety- eight to ninety-nine percent of teaching majors registered, but only one or two per- cent of non-teaching majors took advantage of the service. "We have worked on this for years," said Best. One reason for the lack of participation was the difficulty gm? 0 5 ,OO mx- Placement Coordinator Gina Lester advises Micah Martin about a potential employer The Placement Office was established to function as a liaison between students and companies who were seeking college graduates to fill vacant positions. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj Student assistant Kathy McKee returns student portfolios to the Place- ment Office file cabinet. The senfice, in cooperation with graduates and employers, tried to maintain up-to-date listings of available positions in addition to a list ol qualified graduates who could till these openings. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj People X5 214 For students and fellow workers 24 years didn't seem long enough. However for Bettye Best, former coordinator of Placement Services, 24 years was certainly long enough. Best, who chose December as the month she would retire, left our university in grand style by being select- ed "Staff Member of the Year." iPhoto Servicesj in reaching non-education majors. Teaching majors were easily reached as a group during their monthly seminars while interning, but there was no one place to reach the non-teaching majors to inform them of the advantages the Placement Office could provide. Placement had to endure a rather depressing season because of Oklahoma's economy. There just weren't many jobs available in the state and when positions did open up they were filled quickly. The depressed economy forced students to apply for jobs out of state, while before many graduates remained in Oklahoma. The situation began to improve in the fall when many of the state's oil companies began returning to campus in an effort to recruit employees. "We were certainly thrilled about that," said Best. Plans to initiate a campus-wide campaign to increase student awareness con- cerning the program were being discussed. It was agreed that students needed to be made aware of this program that could alleviate some of the frustrations that often arose when graduates began their search for a rewarding position in the job market. 'I Paula Hood 'X Qt --M...s..a.4.....,q,,,,,,, X , University Center Director's Office Arlene Epp, Lynn Glad, Sam Smith, director Robert Dunn, Andy Freeman Computer Center Carolyn Hadden, jane Shook, Lisa Williams, Rick Brooks, Tu Le, jim Davis, director Steve Ford, Randy Alberty, Martha Caughman, Vicki Ryals, Larry Hogan john Vaughn Library Susan Livers, Vicky Presson, Diane Morgan, Lou Ann Rhea, Sharon Naley, Debbie Garrett Connie Mnich, Betty Caldwell, Mary Lou Thomas, Bob Baker jeanne Dry, Laura Lawrence Maggie Rankin, Georgia McDonald, Pat Merkley, Ruby Russell, Mike Allen f . it L 3 v ' A it t f 4 ' If C N Af l . ? 5 , . ' 'I 4 7 , , ,. 'K 2 : ,A Y',,,,.9l f F University Center Snack Bar Carrie Zoellnen Nora Doty Nancy Hendrickson, Zina McKendrick Ruby jamison, Hellen Miles, Ruby Wofford, Beverly McNabb Imogene joice, Meuriall Boswell, Nancy Maxon College of Education Mary jane Smith, Lois Buttress, Glenda Beavers, Shirley Gridner Nancy Burlison, Peggy Williams, Bonnie Casady Business Office Lyndia Hutson, joEllen Rogers, Sharon Skold, Lisa Campbell, janet Robinson, Nancy Baine, Robert McClain Rowena Woodard, Gail Thompson, Bill Hinton, LaFerne Smith, jeanna Hendrickson, Karen Rollins, Freda Primeaux, Dan Clem, Darlene Ellison, Barbara Burnett, Glenda jordan, Susie Sanders, director Laura Blish K-1 ,r a- 'v A , , Q-sv,-f 3 Office of Financial Aid Cindy Hood, Debra Rotramel, Barbara Davis, Kim Cole, Betty Presley Suzanne Myers, Dennis Bearpaw, director Scott Medlin, Marcelleta Kelley Gene Ann Lawrence, Beth Croman, Debby Seawright, Peggy Carey, Yvonne Bunch llll Q? E ,, i 'im 'l x as s"' , ,, f .I Q 'x 5 s Cafeteria Lou Ann Phillips, Carol Candy, joAnn Winkler, Pat Bullett Margie Bice, Audrie Holcomb, Loretta jones, Glenda Green Geneva Franklin, Ann Balak, Vivian Robinson, Traci Mclnnes Wrestling B Night Buster Jumper, a soft spoken and amiable Cherokee, was a mild mannered custodian by day. By night, he became an intense professional wrestler vigorous- ly pursuing the lnternaltional Wrestling Federation's Heavyweight title. For eight hours a day he tended the Education Building, but at night he took on the likes of the Grim Reaper, the Iranian and the 300-pound Big Bear. Jumper, who came to our campus in 1978, says he has loved wrestling since he was a kid and it's been a dream to be a professional wrestler. "I used to go to wrestling matches with my dad," said Jumper, who grew up in the Barber Community south of Tahlequah near Tenkiller Lake. He began wrestling when he was 19. "I told him someday I would be in the ring." Jumper traveled to New Jersey, Alabama and Tennessee in pursuit of opponents and be- came the number one contender for the title. Success did not come on a silver platter "I have had my share of defeats," Jumper said. "Sometimes I am the villian." Jumper put in a lot of work to stay in shape and prepare for an opponent. He was up at 4:30 a.m. to run and exercise. "I have had to go out and earn everything," he said. "When I got a match, I didn't hear the crowd and I didn't see anything but my man. In wrestling, it was winner take all." Jumper was upset by people who accused wrestlers of being fake. "I am living proof it was no fake," he said. "l've broken four ribs, an elbow and l've been body slammed on a concrete floor." Jumper wrestled every couple of months. "The money is pretty good but I wouIdn't N. wg l QNX' T lil lla Buster Jumper demonstrates his "Indian Deathlock" hold on a will- ing student, Mike Jones. Even though the responsibilities of his job in the education building took the majority of his time, Jumper still managed to find time for his lifelong dream. fPhoto - Mike Brownl Filling campus mailboxes in the education building is only one of the duties performed daily by Buster Jumper. This and similar tasks are his responsibility when Jumper begins his day on cam- pus. But, in the early hours before dawn, the custodian I pro-wrestler A pro-wrestler was in our midst and was spotted on campus disguised as a soft-spoken custodian. quit my job here," he said . "lf you get hurt in wrestling, you have to go without a check until you get well." He wrestled only twice in Tahlequah but he hoped the title match would be held here. The IWF champion was booked until July, so the title fight will be sometime after that, he said. The biggest thrill for Jumper came when he could make kids happy by sending them autographs or pictures. Some fans even come to the university in search of his authograph. "lf you have a dream you have to go out and get it, I tell them. Saying you are something and being something are two different things," said Jum- per. "You have to work to get what you want." Jumper's three children, Pam, Marty and Arlow, enjoyed watching their dad wres- tle and use his "Indian Deathlock" hold. He learned the hold from a Sioux Indian when he was a child, and maintained it is the only hold that cannot be reversed or broken. Jumper planned to wrestle for another 10 years and then become a referee af- ter living out his childhood dream. Success did not come easy for Jumper, but this mild mannered, soft spoken man proved to be a perfect example of someone who had a dream and refused to diviate from the path that led him to the realiza- tion of his goal. The story wasn't finished, Jumper still had a few miles to go to fulfill his dream, but with his determination, success was a certainty. Someday we may be able to say, "I knew him when . . 'I James Maupin ll T "Agni , -t t if it W' 'ftp ' vt as H-p v. , I :li n M 't -F ' jg I if . 5 ' .-Q .if Q Itlmt , CBX Operators Susie Jeffery, Helen Page, Wanda Westmoreland, Betty Workman 5 51329 ' ' K ,ii 1 .fs ,g f- Q K , 1 - 11 5 . ,,i ' . f up I often began his day with a five mile run around Tahlequah. tPhoto - Darryl Thomasl Peoplef W W Q 216 Housing Office LaRonda Peace, Margaret Standifer Arlan Hanson, directon Delmar Asbill X i 'Etta iff - Health, Physical Education and Safety Haskell Hall Resident Assistants Rick Haasl, Danny Lewis, joAnn Otten, Monty Lewis Leanna Covey Suzanne Blackwell, Kelle jones 3 . Counseling Center Hastings Hall Resident Assistants Carol Young, Wanda Hublep Ernest Robinson, Mary Oosahwee, Michelle Curtis jeff Hartman, Kyle Sprangle, Ant Ovletrea, Quentin Houck Dave Teas, Gary McLemore, Brent Carmichael -1 vv 1 iV,, Optometry Clinic Logan Hall Resident Assistants Marjorie Bradley, Denise Bowline, Frank Bradley, Brenda Diffee, john Sixkiller jeff Ramsey, Dean Adelizzi, joe McAloee, Wally Gillispie, Terry Stover qsvb NS .cn X University Center Custodians Ross Hall Resident Assistants Roy Kliest, jackie Rackliff, Mell Campbell, Allen Matlock, Tom Monholland Netetia Walken jamie Tucken Stacey Welborn, Sharon Lashley, Rose Bowen, Sheila Dodrinski v Qc , ,,,,, ,, . f-uk s ' lx f X Y sis- 'X f 1 xi J , , Resident Hall Managers Leoser Hall Resident Assistants Rose Bowen, Laura Fruge, Chris Morphis, Stephen Ball, Steve Rice Angie Cook, Steven Sanderal, Shali Lillenas, Molly Barnes, Natalie Ferrell, julia Harrison, Dana Adair, jackie Bullard, Cathy Weller Molly Stuff, Brian Elliott, Troy Parton, Anthony Zulch, john Ryder, Travis Nowvood Limited Space During the first seven weeks of the school year, more than 10,000 parking citations were issued. According to figures released by Pat Johnston, manager of the Parking and Traffic Office, the actual number of citations issued from Au- gust 26 through October 16 was 10,16O. Out of the citations which were issued, 1,932 were voided, and 557 were paid. "Many of the citations were never paid," Johnston said. The total number of citations that were not paid was 7,600. The way most of the students felt about the tickets was summed up by freshman Jac- que Tinnell, "They gave too many tickets for the wrong reasons." Limited parking areas was another problem. The parking system was based on what other state universities were doing. "There wasn't enough space in compar- ison to the number of students attending the university," commented freshman Jennifer Jones. A major factor in the problem seemed to be the number of spaces available compared to the number of parking permits sold. The number of stick- ers purchased outnumbered the spaces available by a ratio of two to one. "They should have made allowances when they oversold commuter parking," said junior Hazel McDowell. Complaints were numerous and administration responded. In an attempt to solve the problem, plans were made for the construction of new lots. The first phase began with the removal of the Tidmore Apartments from their location next to the There were often problems when it came to parking, but was it really that serious? Fitness Center and replacing them with a 49-space lot. "We have needed the new spaces for quite some time," physical plant director Bob Patrick said. "I thought the new parking lot was great, it was very convenient," said freshman Karen Da- vis. The funds used to build new lots came from monies collected for parking vio- lations and decals. Because of students who chose not to pay fines or buy decals, a proposed tow- ing plan was being considered. To date, no definite guidelines had been estab- lished concerning the plan. However the proposal allowed for a vehicle to be towed to an area garage and the violator would be responsible for paying all fines in ad- dition to the fee for removal of their automobile. Many students realized the new procedures would be aimed toward repeat offenders hoping to discourage them from continually ignoring parking regulations. Many agreed, it was often difficult to find a place to park, especially on Mon- days, Wednesdays or Fridays after 10 a.m. But taking a look at the situation from a realistic point of view, we were luckier than students at many other universities. Our students often failed to consider what it was like at other state institutions of higher education where one was fortunate to find a parking place within two miles of campus. 'n Mitzy Sloan :Yi ,Q " mf, , is V' 'Ji fa 'K 'Q . N -' .,-, 1 "' ,- -ia' 'dy ,S Q Q z ' ' "'higg.Qf . sk.. , 1 W, 'Jug f W-fi,f.."Q,,s' - ti- ks- it M. - . R, People 218 Construction progresses on a new 49-space parking lot. The addi- tional spaces were located on Goingsnake Street directly southeast of the Fitness Center. After all the complaints about the shortage of park- ing spaces it was surprising to find that it was almost a month after com- pletion before students began to use the new lot. iPhoto - Norman Torrezl Completion of a new parking lot and a lack of students utilizing the additional spaces may have prompted the implementation of twv- ing regulations. Students who failed to register their vehicles or repeatedly violated parking regulations were the offenders for which the towing procedures were designed, According to university offi- cials it was hoped news of the plan would discourage repeat offenders, This vehicle, parked in a "No Parking Zone" in front of the University Centen was the first to be towed off campus under the new regulations. tPhoto - Mike Browni i l l l Parking and Traffic Office Tina Burns, Carol Stanfield, Lisa Cobb, lamie Eaton Ben Elliot, Chris Blizzard, Ken Rivas, Pat lohnston, director Physical Plant Office LeRoy Wooley, Ruth Ridley, Mildred Fain, Bobby Welch, Clarene Hamby, Robert Patrick, director HJ'-"' Q-""'-MA' Parking problems are a concern of many students. Complaints were heard in the Parking and Traffic Office and a search was in- stigated for locations on which additional parking facilities could be built, In a scene familiar to most students, Chris Blizzard tried to talk his way out of a ticket. iPhoto - Darryl Thomasj Parking spaces for visitors are provided in various locations across campus. One such location was situated in front ol the Univer- sity Centen During former President Gerald Ford's stay on campus these spaces were often used by Secret Servicemen. Pat Johnston, manager, Parking and Traffic Office, jokingly ticketed the former president's limosine while he attended a press conference. tPhoto - Mike Browni University Bookstore Shirley Evans, Marsha Thornton, Lloyd johnson, Carol Bessire, Sue Rousey, Teresa Holderbee, Kenny Bridges, Nina Murphy, Steve Stiervvalt xcfdl Admissions and Records Noel Smith, lane Hensley, Damita Cunningham, Dawn Cain Mary Blish, Patty Hall, Paula Page, Brenda Bunch Ella Proctor, Pam Hathcoat, Linda Brown, Linda Beaverson Grounds, Physical Plant james Secratt, Marlin Burns, Kennith Dallis, Bill Dallis, Vernon Buckner Burl Spears Willie Pritchett, Charlie Pack, Mitchell Holmes, Dale Wheeler Calvin Hawkins, Boyd Smith, Mike Holmes, Grover Sanders 'i M-ff-A --1 1, . , 1 M , . .. . .t a ...sg at f is - f M.. Y 1 - ,- Systems, Physical Plant Dennis Peterson, supervisor, Bill Gibbs, lim Ruff, Terry Pace, Iohn Comer Leonard Brown, Dave Blue, Ned Cook, lames Henson, lohn Ashby Stanley Lowrance, Les Rollins, Larry Cain, Wayne links Custodians, Physical Plant LeRoy Wooley, Rhonda Hutchings, Melvin McClain. Melvin Pack, Haney Rose. Stanley Schaiiler, Danny I-lodge, Danny Briggs. Randy Grogan. supenisor, Bill Whitley, Mary lane Flatt, Buster Hatmaker, Carol helson, Buster lurnper, lianema Anderson, lloyd Rhodes, Danny Wilson, lim Larchei Structures, Physical Plant lohnny Shine, lames Holderbee, Carlas Abbott, Iohn Watson, Scott Kirk, Ravrnond Hutchinson K.O. Watson, Louie Parks, Bobby Copeland, Bill Carter, Carlos Brown, Gregory Melvin, Bobby Young Wesley Halhcoat, Cecil Wilcox. Sarn Srnith, leon lonx, David lohnson, Billy Heath, llllliarn Could Mike Monholland, Allen Henson, Eric Coward, lohn Sylvester - S '1fQfff3l as S ii W 3 -Y S f- f-'.. 1 My ' .M a 1 - ,- -- -, . . - -Q,j5.,-eg.,-r 1, r - ,sg -v i U he . ,ggagup g- , .,--v ' U . . , . , 1?-Q P- g .,. g 4 f , arf: f P-.sf I K Q .A ssxii e- J g .c , . ,fmt if Sf' 5.5 P 1 f' .1 'S it . .. ' ' 1 .g , ,, M9 if , sf I Y. , K ,,WQ.,,..., . N ' :mp I-kgfg l .. . . use? " .W s - .. - ' "' x. ,.. 'ii kb, v ii X ,Q N. N it Sa if as f if A Consummate Educator Dr. Wesley Little realized the need for communication The description of Dr. Wesley Little by his former university president as a "consummate educator," made one curious if perhaps Little epitomized some il- Iusive standard of perfection. But in reality Little was a bright, articulate and ener- getic administrator deeply committed to our university, its faculty and students. The son of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Little, he was born in Barnsdall, Okla. and raised in Bentonville, Ark. Little graduated from Arkansas Technological University in 1964 and received his master's degree in 1967 from Henderson State University, also in Arkansas. His doctorate in curriculum and instruction was earned at the University of Arkansas in 1970. Little began his teaching career in Hot Springs National Park Public Schools. He later held administrative and teaching positions at the Universities of Arkan- sas, Tulsa and Wyoming. His last position before coming to us was as dean of the School of Behavioral Science and Human Services at Northern Michigan Univer- sity in Marquette. Little was not the only educator in his family. His pride in his wife, Betty, and her accomplishments as a master teacher and principal was justified. Betty, who Little referred to as his "superior half", possessed excellent credentials including three degrees in education. As parents and educators, the Littles took great pride in their offspring. Son Bob, a freshmen attending Tahlequah Junior High School has adjusted to a new environment. "lt's hard to leave your friends behind. Bob also misses the opportunity to sail on Lake Michigan, but he is flexible and adap- tive," said Little of his younger son. His 17-year old son, Hugh remained in Michi- gan. "When we left he was a junior in high school. After graduating he plans to major in genetic engineering at the University of Michigan." Dr. Little came to us to fill the position of vice president for academic affairs, succeeding Dr. Charles Prigmore who retired Dec. 31. Among the superlatives used to describe his performance in Michigan were: commitment, sawy and leader- ship. He was credited with the ability to propel the faculty. Little himself modestly stated that his empathy could account for that ability. "I have been faculty for nearly 15 years. I have empathy, not sympathy, for the faculty. l know what daily routine entails and l think l have an understanding and awareness of teaching. This is an essential quality in an academic leader. One component that is prerequisite in motivating faculty is to think in terms of productive goals. The key factor is for administration to keep in touch with faculty, to be aware of their needs and Division Chairmen Dr. janet Bahr Nursing svjf- Ili. Dr. Douglas Harrington Dr. Lyle Haskins Natural Science and Mathematics Social Science People 220 between administration and faculty. concerns." According to President W. Roger Webb, the university was fortunate to acquire the services of Dr. Little. "He has a splendid record of successful higher educa- tion administration at several outstanding universities. Dr. Little has a reputation as an energetic leader and scholar who brings out the best in others." Little saw many positive things in Tahlequah: its history of stability, consistency and quality, its abundance of good, positive press and its competent faculty popu- lation and good students. His belief was that both faculty and administration must give serious attention to planning and setting priorities. He saw the means for getting the optimum effect from employees as two-fold: 11 involving the faculty and 2j giv- ing them a say in decisions. "We can't expect their support if this isn't done," he said. The academic program preview provided a case-in-point for Little. "This has been mandated and will have an impact on the future of this university, but this can be a threatening process and very time consuming. Without faculty input and cooperation, the effon would be worthless. It is important that we explain ourselves well in order to have their understanding and recognition of the study's importance," said Little. Little felt our university had the potential to become the most outstanding regional university in the state. Our weaknesses were symptomatic of the Oklahoma econ- omy. "There is some deterioration in all of Oklahoma because of the economic problems that have plagued our state. Higher education was one of the first areas to suffer," stated Little. "Salaries have fallen. Equipment and support for programs has been maintained at the same or reduced levels. In some cases the actual build- ings might have suffered. The weaknesses are not just at this institution, but products of the total state picture." According to Little, solutions wouldn't be immediate, but they would come. The working relationship between faculty and administration will be essential to effec- tive effort. "lt is our challenge to pull together. Administration can't do it without faculty and vice versa. lt's a symbiotic relationship. Neither can function at the maximal level without the other's support. We are hoping to rebuild and strength- en all areas. We hope to see programs and salaries regain lost ground," said Lit- tle. Coming to our university with new ideas and a fresh attitude, it didn't take long for the impact of Dr. Wes Little to be felt throughout the entire campus. ,Q 'ws-.,., .. K X 7 . .,.. Dr. lack Dobbins Health, Physical Education and Safety Dr. Tom Cottrill Arts and Letters A f Dr. Vernon lsom Dr. Ted Fisher Technology Business 5 3 5 i l l 2 5 6 i 2 A 5 ? 2 f S N Dr. Wesley Little james K. Howard Vice President for Academic Affairs Vice President for Administration li 1 4 ey- gag 1 W X lx if - ,MN '31 X Q- f f X, f ,rift K f , fl lp ,I A an , L f' .. fm, S diid it l X At ' A3L'V S .tir sf. an A Dr. Donald Betz Dr. Lloyd Coppedge Dr. joe Dillsaver Dr. Richard Madaus Dean of Continuing Studies Dean, College of Education Dean, University Center at Tulsa Dean, Library and Learning Resources Dr. Neil Morton Dr. Robert Smallwood Dr. Lesley Walls Dr. Alton Williams Dean of Graduate Studies Dean, Student Affairs Dean, College of Optometry Interim Academic Dean 5 Snapshots of 1988 H Northeastern State University will never be 'Harvard on the Illinois Ftiver,' but we can lift the standards and expectations of ourselves and our students. I believe we can be the very finest institution of our kind in this part of the United States," said President W. Roger Webb. Looking back at the record it was obvi- ous Webb believed this university could be a leader in providing quality under- graduate education, but during a time when funds were restricted, that was no small goal. Webb has been president for 10 years. During that time there were remarkable changes including the retirement of a sizable dormitory debt, the addition ofa Col- lege of Optometry and a recreationlfitness complex. We acquired the University Playhouse, the Rosamund House and the Woods Center. Old lamp posts were replaced with new ones that resembled those used in the past and our campus has never been cleaner or more beautiful. Having received good press coverage statewide, the university was highly visi- ble. New programs were added with the Sequoyah Institute and Living Literature Center bringing fine speakers and entertainment to enrich the academic programs, and all this barely scratched the surface. Not a bad track record, is it? Not bad at all when you've considered that this was accomplished during years of extreme financial woes. According to Webb, funds have been restricted for the past five years. "This year we had less state dollars than in 1982. That's what made it so exhilarating, so rewarding. The peo- ple who made this place special were able to maintain their productivity in spite of the restrictions on resources. We had to learn how to do more with less. You look around and find some institutions who have obviously allowed reduced fund- ing to serve as an excuse or opportunity to justify mediocrity.l think this institution has rejected that." Webb likened his philosophy to a snapshot taken each year demonstrating how the school has looked and performed. "Each year you want to be able to see an improvement," he said. "You can't go for all the gusto at one time, but you can certainly go for a piece of it. You know you're in trouble if the snapshot remains the same." The snapshot for '88 was significantly different. One change was the acquisi- tion of the former W.W. Hastings Hospital and property Q12 acresj. This was a major accomplishment that the university had been diligently working on for approxi- mately six years. Besides housing the College of Optometry, the property will pro- vide room for expansion which will help carry the school into the 21st century. There were also major improvements in technology. "When we placed our library products on-line, our facility became one of the first in this region to have such forward-thinking technology," said Webb. "We also unveiled telephone enrollment. This allowed people to enroll from anywhere in the United States, or the world, Room for expansion is essential to a growing university, President W. Roger Webb proudly unlocked the door to show ofl the old W.W. Hastings Hospital. The university tried to obtain the building and property for several years. Not only will the old hospital serve as home for the College of Optometry, it will also pro- vide room for expansion. tPhoto - Norman Torrezj People sg 222 President W. Roger Webb was unwilling to settle for 1 second, he wanted only the best! as long as they had access to a Touch-tone phone." Another significant change on campus was the midyear loss of 19 faculty to early retirement. Webb regretted the loss of talent and experience but, always the op- timist, he saw it as an opportunity to re-examine our faculty needs. "This gave us an opportunity to determine our needs in each program area," said Webb. "As student demands have changed and programs have evolved, some areas had great- er pressures than others. This allowed us to do some painless shifting of personnel." Students, faculty and alumni responded to a guest editorial in The Northeastern written by Webb. He felt it was time to address concerns over the name Fledmen and use of a mascot. "Over the years both young people and adults have asked me, 'Why is it that Indians have to face the experience of educational institutions using their race as a mascot?' " stated Webb. "We used the Ftedmen name, no one was really concerned about that," he con- tinued. "What we were concerned about was the object on the field. There was a decline in spirit at our ball games. We were missing that element of having a symbol come out and rally us. Mascots provide opportunities for us to respond to that person who is friendly to us. We needed that sort of thing. Our students needed it, our cheerleaders needed it, our band needed it. So, we had a dilem- ma. If we could not use a Ftedman on the field, then we needed a mascot that was not controversial." On a more serious note, the media highlighted a scare about asbestos. However, not before the university had begun to deal with the problem. "The asbestos was found in underground crawl spaces. While I was concerned about this, it was not nearly as alarming as if it had been in classrooms or in open spaces where we had the public as a whoIe," said Webb. In retrospect, 1988 was an eventful year. Photographs definitely depicted change. Through it all it seemed that our president took the ups and downs of university administration with equal grace. He felt strongly about confronting issues rather than simply reacting to them. "As a university we must be able to anticipate what it is that this institution can best do to accommodate the population we serve. Too often, institutions have a tendency to allow inertia to keep them in place and to be reactionary as opposed to instituting change," said Webb. "Our vision for what should be done should also find us willing to take some risks. Sometimes we have to go against conventional wisdom, which by the way, is generally wrong. I think that's the philosophical position we have to be in." While our university will never be another Harvard, snapshots of our colorful history could fill an album with photographs picturing notable changes and ag- gressive efforts to meet problems head-on. A large portion of that history was in- fluenced by President Webb. l I 2 l 'fic-ezfixj-3, ig, ' 1' x. e .A NJNH Oklahoma's Own l'lenry Bellmon succeeded the honorable George Nigh as the 23rd governor of our state. Gov. Bellmon was born Sept. 3, 1921, on a farm near Tonkawa, Okla. He attended public schools in Noble County and graduated from Billings High School in 1938. He graduated from Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Col- lege fnow known as Oklahoma State Universityi in 1942 with a degree in agriculture. He began his political career in 1946 when, at the age of 25, he was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives, where he served through 1949. He became Oklahoma's sixteenth governor in 1963. Bellmon's first gubernatorial administration was well respected for its ability to reform and improve services to Oklahoma citizens. In those days, state law limit- ed governors to one four-year term, so in November 1967, Bellmon ran for the United States Senate and was elected. He was re-elected in 1974. Choosing not to seek re-election in 1980, he retired from the Senate and returned to his farm in 1981. Very few students realized the impact this man had on our system of higher education. His retirement from public service was short. Bellmon was co-founder and served as co-chairman of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. By appoint- ment in 1983, he became director of the Department of Human Services, the state's largest agency. In 1985, he was appointed receiver of the financially troubled Cowboy Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City. He also joined the HAM Group, which assisted financially troubled farmers trying to avoid foreclosures. During World War ll, Bellmon joined the U.S. Marines and served with a tank company for more than three years. He participated in four Pacific battles includ- ing Iwo Jima. Bellmon was presented with the Legion of Merit and Silver Star for his military service. His honors and appointments are too numerous to mention. ln recent years, he has been a professor and lecturer at several state universities. Gov. Bellmon and his' wife Shirley have three daughters. In his spare time, the Governor and his three grandsons keep busy hunting and fishing. Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Bob F. Allee, joe Gary, Avalon Reese, l.D. Adams Bert Mackie, Ernest Rodia, Dr. Dan Hobbs, George Kaiser, lim Barnes Board of Regents of Oklahoma Colleges Belva Howard, Bowie Ballard, Linda Blankenship, Dr. john Folks, Don Carpenter, Wayne Salisbury, Dr. Valree Wynn, lack Annis, john deSteiguer 4 People 3 224 l i 1 v l L Regents ! Goverhgfg QE! Abbott Abbott, Abtahi, Abbott, Abbott, , Kim 110, 187 Charles 109, 219 Doug 187 Scott 132 Hosslen 203 Acacia 124, 125 Acker, Betty 195 Archer, Jamie 107 Archer, Raymond L. 63 Archer, Steve 63 Ardister, Greg 137 Armstrong, Sally 63 Arnett, Lori 112 Arnhart, Loretta 187 Arnold, Wayne 195 Arrington, Ruth 53, 79 Arter, Dean 112 Asetoyer, Betty 115 Asetoyer, David A, 115, 195 Bass, Mel 187 Bateman, Gina 187 Battles, Shawn 167 Baughan, Susan 107 Baugus, David L. 183 Bauman, Scott 125 Baxter, LuTricia 183 Bayles, Chip 151, 152, 195 Bayles, Larry J. 195 Bear, Joyce A. 195 Bearden, Matthew C, 167 Bearpaw, Dennis 215 Blue, Teresa 167 Boare's Heade Feaste 38, 39 Bobbitt, Jeanine 124, 167 Boen, Tammy K. 89, 195 Bohannon, Janet 95, 187 Bohanon, Louis 102, 103 Bohon, Kimberly 85, 89, 183 Boles, Shawna 112 Bolton, Michael D 63, 93 Bolton, Michelle 188 Bond, Corrine M. 187 Bontrager, Brian 167 Psst. . . Acker, Lena 115, 167 Ackerman, John 167 Ackley, Sharilyn 195 Acton, Bruce 167 Adair, Dana L. 195, 217 Adair, Jo Ann 183 Adams Allen 141 Adams, James 113, 187 Adams JD 224 Adams, Kathleen 195 Adams, Mike 137, 157 Adams Pamela S. 187 Adams Sue Ann 133 Adams Steven 187 Adams, Sue Ann 154 Adamson, Carla 213 Adcock, Gail 195 Adcock, Gayla 166 Adcock, PJ. 85 Adcock, Tawana 167 Adelizzi, Dean 217 Adkins, Troy 167 Agape 116 Agnew, Brad 63, 119 Akard, Bobbie 94, 95 Alberty, Randy 215 Albin, Vickie 195 Albright, Paula 143, 144 Alderson, Gary 113, 212 Aldrich, Joritie 69 Aldridge Harold 63, 72, 73 Ales, Betty 103 Alexander, Trudy 103 Allcorn, Amy 183 Allee Bob 224 Allen, Cindy 167 Allen, Clay 28 Allen, David 187 g Allen Genevieve 167 Ashby, John 219 Ashwood, Jane 167 Atchley, Jody 107, 115, 187 Atchley, Stacey 183 Atchley, Tamra 183 Atkin, Jay D. 124, 154 Austin, Lori J. 167 Autry, Angela 89, 93, 119 Ayers, Oladale 213 Ayers, Ralph 38 Back, Patricia D. 195 Badley, Jr,, BJ. 187 Baggs, Eric G. 207 Bahe Elizabeth 167 Bahe, Jan 87, 167 Bahr, Janet 103, 105 Bailey, Jane 63 Bailey, Pam 87 Beavers, Susan 207 Beaverson, Linda 219 Becerra, Lisa 195 Beck, Mike 112, 213 Beck, Rebecca 133 Beck, Wes 63 Becker, Sandra 76, 103 Beechem, Michael 63 Beedham, Mike 101 Beene, Colin 97, 115, 195 Beer, Deborah 117 Beets, Jr. Billy 27, 91, 100, 101, 183 Belcher, Gregg 109 Belcher, Katheleen J. 16 Bell, Gary 122 Bell, Joan E. 63 Bell, Juana 119 Bell, Lawrence 187 Borland, Tamra 167 Bostick, Lisa 109, 195 Boswell, Meuriall 215 Botts, Sean 195 Bouler, Tom 112 Bowen, John 101, 167 Bowen, Rose 167, 195, 217 Bower, Annette J, 106, 107, 119, 2 Bowers, Sam 134, 141, 187 Bowers, Sheila 122, 167 Bowersock, Amy E. 122, 167 Bowler, Anthony 195 Bowlin, Aloma 167 Bowlin, Deborah 167 Bowlin, Robin 195 Bowlin, Denise 217 Bowman, Sheldon W 63 Boyce, Greg 124 Bell, Ronee 195 Benge, Melinda 97, 187 Benn, Gerald 63 Bennett, Bennett, Darcy 167 Jamie A. 119, 207 Kristin 89, 111, 115, 194, 195 Bennett, Bennett, Scott 183 Benson, Elaine 85, 133 Bailey, Baine, Baird, Baker, Baker, Baker, Baker, Baker, Baker, Baker, Baker, Baker, Balak, Robert 87 Nancy 195, 215 Jeff 125 Alan 187 Bob 215 Deborah L. 203 lsabel K. 63 Larry L. 195 Nikki 103 Pam 195 Randall 183 Terri 63 Ann 215 Allen, Jett T 124, 127 Allen, JoNan 209 Allen, Mike 215 Altar, Renee 167 Allen, Trish 95 Alpha Phi Alpha 132, 133 Ammons, Jerry J. 195 Anderson, Cheryl 167 Anderson, Chris 167 Anderson, Gail 213 Anderson, Julie 107 Anderson, Karen 143 Anderson, Kate 213 Anderson, Kim 101 Anderson, Lula 98 Anderson, Marcia 89, 95 Anderson, Maure 125, 203 Anderson, Monica 167 Anderson, Richie 133 Anderson, Sandra 195 Anderson, Tom 167 Anderson, Wanema 219 Baldwin, DeWayne 183 Bales, Linda 195 Ball, Marilyn 195 Ball, Pam 195 Ball, Stephen 217 Ballard, Bowie 224 Ballou, Jr. Clinton 167 Balmain, Reta 167 Bargsten, Scart 167 Barker, Anthony 132, 183' Barnard, Joseph D. 63, 101 Bames, Angela 93, 133 Bames, Charles 119, 195 Barnes, Chip 158, 160 Barnes, Jill 158, 167 Barnes, Molly 129, 217 Bames, Reggie 157 Barnett, Carl 60, 61 Bamett, Kimbra 130, 167 Barnoskl, Phillip E. 157, 187 Barr, Dave 167 Barr, Terri L. 195 Andrews, Allen 195 Andrews, Deann K. 167 Andrews, Ed 95 Andrews, Jennifer 167 Annis, Jack 224 Barrett, William D 195 Barros, Karen 195 Barton, Karen K. 187 Barron, Regtna 95 Barton, Sherri 103 Berg, J.B. 119 Berry, Dennis 167 Berry, Kevin 167 Berryhill, Stephanie 99, 183 Bertelle, Richard W. 167 Beshear, Kim 87 Bessire, Carol 219 Best, Bettye 211 Betz, Don 63, 117 Beubow, Joel 122 Bevard, Carolyn 183 Biby, Tom 183 Bice, Margie 215 Bigby, Bryan 167 Bilby, Greg 167 Biles, John A. 141, 183 Binder, Mark 122 Bird, Scott 137, 195 Bird, Stephanie 167 Bishop, Richard 157 Bitting, Robert 122 Bittle, Jay 147, 148, 149 Bizzell, Kimberly 133, 187 Black, Corey 150, 151 Black, Kevin 158, 167 Black Student Society 84, 85 Blackburn, Amy 63 Blackwell, Suzanne 187, 217 Blair, Mark 167 Blair, Melody 183 Blair, Debbie 105 Blakely, Mike 167 Blandon, Jamesetta 85, 116 Blankenship, Linda 224 Blankenship, Richard 167 Blaylock, Greg 187 Blevins, Rusty 150, 151 Blish, Laura 215 Blish, Mary 219 Blizzard, Chris 219 Boykin, Marion 203 Bozworth, Jerry 167 Bradley, Dee 187 Bradley, Frank 217 Bradshaw, Angie 111, 130 Bradshaw, Gina 87, 183 Bramwell, Danna 29, 89, 183 Branch, Monica 187 Brand, Monica 95 Brandon, Cherie 183 Branham, Beshaiva 195 Branscum, Kimberly E. 203 Brasier, Charles D 167 Brassfield, Anji Brassfield, Letitia 207 Brasuell, John 151, 153 Brauer, Neil 167 Brazil, Sharla 85 Breashears, hither 93 Breath, Kenny 183 Breshears, Trenton 167 Brewer, Candace 91, 183 Brewer, Donna A. 183 Brewster, Tammy 95 Brice, Cammeron 187 Brickey, Billie 93, 189 Bridges, Kenny 219 Bridges, Tammy 103 Briggs, Danny 219 Briggs, Jennifer 167 Briggs, Shannon 93 Briley, Amy 117 Brittain, Brenda 167 Brittian, Houston W. 167 Broad, Tammy R. 183 Brockman, Ladonna C. 129, 195 Brocksmith, Ed 63, 213 Brocksmith, Hank 132, 189 Brookman, James 122, 167 Brooks, Rick 215 Brooks, Rodney 203 Brooks, Trudy 95, 183 Brooks, Winn K. 63 Brookshire, Jackie 189 Brophy, Jenny 183 Brossett, Melissa 91, 167 Brown, Alan 103 Brown, Amy 167 O7 Antle, Mike 167 Baseball 150, 151, 152, 153 Blocker, Victoria 167 Brovim, Carlos 219 Applegate, Darin 187 Basham, Sonya 115, 122 Blass, Tracy 112 Brown, Cheryl 195 Archibald, Karen 85, 89 Basketball 142, 149 Blue, Dave 219 Brown, Christopher 195 E226 Brown, David 167 Brown, Eric 122 Brown, Gil 101, 103 Brown, Jacqueline M. 195 Brown, Jeff 189 Brown, Kelly 89 Brown, Leonard 219 Brown, Linda 219 Brown, Michelle 119 Brown, Mike 63, 213 Brown, Pat 97 Brown, Paula 112 Campbell, Lisa 215 Campbell, Louis 98 Campbell, Tanya 95 Campus Christian Fellowship Cambiano, Renee 110 Cambell, Renee 198 Camden, Rocky 119 Canady, Carolyn K. 167 Canary, Tiffany 167 Candy, Carol 215 Canida, Leslie 119 Cannarsa, Christine 195 88, 89 Choate, Jerry L. 65 Christensen, Mike T 107, 119, 207 Christie, Brenda 91, 130, 164, 1 Christie Dan 151 Christie, David 189 Chuculate Derek 132 Chuculate, Lorene 98 Chumney, Nancy A. 169 Circle K 91 Clark, Jeffery E. 19, 169 Clark, Kathryn 190 Clark, Larry 97 89 Cook, Lynda 211 Cook, ll Mac A. 169 Cook, Ned 219 Coombes, Monty 97, 197 Coones, Richard C. 65 Cooper, David L. 207 Cooper, Jeff 169 Coopedge, Lloyd L. 65 Copeland, Bobby 219 Copley, Margy 103 Corado, Luis A, 169 Cordle, Jeff 122, 127 e're All On The List! Brown, Rebecca 183 Brown, Sara H. 111 Brown, Sara N, 63, 101, 118, 237 Brown, Shelli 153, 154, 155 Brown, Tamara Bruce, Pamela 111, 115 Brumfield, Joe S. 203 Brumley, Phil 151, 152, 195 Brummett, Donna D. 195 Bruner, Aaron C. 203 Brunner, Mark 160 Buck, Elizabeth 183 Buckner, Vernon 219 Buffum, Kammie 125, 183 Bullard, Jackie 217 Bullett, Pat 215 Bunch, Brenda 219 Bunch, Gina 91, 167 Bunch, Yvonne 215 Bural, Kerry 195 Burd, Daryl 167 Burd, Lisa 143 Burge, Tony 112 Burgess, Ashley 154, 167 Burgess, Sheila O, 105, 195 Burks, Charles W 183 Burks, Helen 106, 107, 119, 207 Burkybile, Deborah 105 Burlin, Janine 167 Burlison, Nancy 215 Burnes, Angela 189 Burnes, Danny 98 Burns, Marline 219 Burns, Phillip 87 Burns, Tina 219 Burnside, Michael 195 Burnett, Barbara 215 Burrell, Amanda R. 167 Burris, J.C. 189 Burris, J. Clinton 183 Burroughs, Michelle 167 Burrus, Tanya M. 130, 164, 167 Burt, Dolly 118 Burton, Alice 195 Burton, Melissa 80, 111, 115 Burton, Stephen 189 Bush Philli 195 , P Bush, Terry 85, 88, 91, 105, 114, 189 Butler, Glenda 103 Bush, Susan 133 Butler, Brad 167 Butler, Glenda 103 Butler, Janie 189 Butler, Jeannie 85 Butler, Pat 103 Butler, Ronald E. 195 Byers, Carolyn Cadion, Kelli 167 Cagle, Carolyn 183 Cagle, LeAnn 89, 167 Cagle, Sandra 195 Cain, Dawn 219 Cain, Larry 219 Cain, Mike 157 Caldwell, Betty 95, 119, 215 Calhoun, Leon 167 Callaway, Kendell 167 Calvin, Jackie J, 195 Calvin, Tomma 128 Canoe Race 44, 45, 47 Cantrell, Jayne 87, 189 Card, Martha 125, 129 Carden, Clay 183 Carden, Eric 43 Carey, Peggy 215 Cargill, Lewinda 195 Carlin, Cathy 107 Carlisle, Tracee 130, 167 Carlton, Sherri 167 Carlyon, Jennifer 105 Carmen, Mike 87 Carment, Deborah 63 Carment, Tom 63, 85 Carmichael, Brent 217 Carol, Jamie 91 Carol, Stephonie 203 Carpenter, Don 224 Carpenter, Erin 167 Carpenter, Jene 91 Carson, Sissy 101 Carter, Bill 219 Carter, Pamela 195 Carter, Susan 119 Cartwright, Donna 213 Caruthers, Jeff 167 Carver, David 183 Carwell, Charles M. 189 Casady, Bonnie 215 Casey, Carolyn 103 Casey, Chet 151, 152 Catholic Student Organization 89 Catlett, Angela B. 195 Catron, Sue 213 Caudle, Jerry 95 Caughman, Ken 63 Caughman, Martha 215 Caughrean, Mark 122, 169 Cauthron, Susan 85, 99, 111, Caviness, Lisa 87 Caviness, Sharon 104 Cavner, Mary 103 Chamberlain, Tammy 169 Chambers, Cindy 169 Chambers, Dawn 169 Chambers, Judith 63 Chambers, Michelle 122, 130 115, 119, 183 Chambers, Stephanie S. 95, 115, 119, 125, 129, 131, 195 Champlain, Liza 104, 169 Chapman, Sam 95 Chapple, Teresa 91 Chanate Bryan 213 Chanate, Deborah 169 Chandler, Dean 169 Chandler, Sheila 169 Chanslor, Mike 213 Chapman, Jeff 87, 169 Chavez, Roxanne 169 Cheatham, Gary 65 Cheerleaders 90, 91 Cherblanc, Joyce 129 Cheek, John 205 Cherry, Myron L. 65 Cheshewalla, Rusty 98, 103, 195 Chilson, Alta 103 Chism, Cecilia 89, 101 Chism, Glen 89 Choate, Donna L. 189 Clark, lztricia 128 Clark, Lynetta 195 Clark, Marilyn 101, 189 Clark, Paula 195 Clark, Robert A. 195 Clarke, George R. 69, 79 Clay, Elizabeth 103 Clem, Dan 215 Clements, Brent 53, 195 Click, Howard L. 189 Clifford, Craig W. 65, 108 Cline, Kendra 152, 154, 183 Cline, Kevin B. 119, 207 Clinton, Jana L, 169 Clothier, Paula 183 Cobb, Lisa 219 Cobb, Matt 132, 169 Coble, Joe M. 169 Cochran, Don 156, 169 Cochran, George 49 Codner, Cheryl 85, 119 Coffee, Glenn 89, 109, 117 Coffey, Sherry 169 Coffin, Roxann 89, 169 Coffman, Becky 122 Coffman, Vicki L. 81, 91, 109, 115, 189 Coffron, Richard 103 Cogburn, Mark C, 169 Coger, Rodney 169 Coghill, Pami 169 Colburn, Jackye 203 Colby, Teresa 105 Cole Kevin 85, 115, 119 Cole, Kim 215 Cole, Lance 169 Cole, Shelley 169 Cole, Steve 169 Coleman, April 95 Coleman, Chris 189 Coleman, Kim 129 Coleman, Terry 169 Coley, Stuart 123, 169 Collard, Stacy 195 Collegiate Republicans 91 Collegiate Secretaries international 93 Collett, Kristine 195 Collett, Michael 195 Colley, Jennifer 97 Collins, Brenda 195 Collins, Cathie 189 Collins, Eric 169 Collins, Kenneth L. 65 Collins, Linda 65 Collins, Pattie 122, 169 Collins, Ron 169 Collins, Timothy M. 108, 195 Collums, Valerie 110 Combs, Dedra 130 Comer, John 219 Compelude, Chrislyn 87 Conger, Shannon 169 Conrad, Toni 213 Convention Management Association Conway, Jennifer S, 195 Coody, Karen R. 183 Cook, Angie 183, 217 Cook, Doug 119, 207 Cook, Lisa 117, 119, 183 97 Cornelius, Don 98, 189 Corrigan, Kim 207 Cosby, Beverly 205 Cottrill, Tom 65 Coward, Eric 219 Cox, April D 189 Cox, Andrea 110, 189 Cox, Burl 189 Cox, James 197 Cox, Kim 213 Cox, Ron 213 Cox, Sandra 112, 169 Cox, Steve 91, 105, 115 Covey, Leanne 217 Coyle, Debra 197 Crabtree Rebecca N. 169 Crane, John 65, 95, 119 Crane, Mike 122 Craven, Velma 203 Crawford, Michelle D, 183 Crawford, Randolph 105, 114 Creekbaum, Karen J. 119, 189 Criminal Justice Club 93 Crisp, Ronnie 105 Criswell, Jeanne 65, 103 Criswell, Mark H. 65 Crittenden, Sherri 169 Croman, Beth 215 Crossen, Tammy 169 Crossland, Candice 87, 129, 183 Crossland, J.R. 169 Crosslin, Ron 101 Crouse, Joann 124 Crow, Gayla K, 169 Crow, Joyce A. 189 Crow, Julia 65 Crowe, Jason 169 Cruce, Kimberly K. 85, 189 Crume, Raleah 197 Crumley, Joan 105 Culver, David 113 Cunningham, Damita 219 Cunningham, Darrell 169 Cunningham, Kevin 106, 107, 207 Cunningham, Lawrence 98 Curl, Teresa 205 Cumette, Karen 104 Curren, Valerie A. 169 Curry, Aaron T 169 Curry, Kristi 183 Curry, Todd 87 Curtis, Dennis 207 Curtis, Lisa 107 Curtis, Michelle 217 Curtis, Stephanie 89, 91, 169 Cuzalina, Luann 197 Cypert, Lynn 107 Cypert, Renee 197 Dallis, Bill 219 Dameron, Paul 99, 105, 115 Damron, Christie 117 Dancer, Tami 169 Dandridge, Kim 169 Dandridge, Richard 169 Daniels, Carl W. 197 Daniels, Lisa 143 Danielson, Carmen 93, 117 Darnell, Tonya 197 Darrow, Venna 104 Daugherty, Matt 183 227! Fields, David, Maral Davison, Myra 183 Drywater, Ginger M. 169 Duchene, Val-Jean 169 Evers, Byron 65, 71, 101 Eversoll. Kerri 171 Forester, Scott 107 Forrest, Sandre L. 171 Day, Tim 169 Dukes. Wes 162 Extra Sp2CialS 92. 93 Fortner Andrea 183 Davy William H- 55, 79 Dunaway- Ron 197 Foster, Brian 171 Deardoff, Greg 183 Duncan, Deborah S. 189 Foster Dana S' 171 DeBanZle' John 65 Duncan' Laura 189 Foster Danette K 171 Deckard, Sharon 169 Duncan, Lisa D. 197 F t 'G 67 ' Deckard, Steven 189 Duncan, Ronny 132 OS er' ary Decker, Roger 197, 198 Duncan' Shelli 158 Foster, Kathleen 89, 111, 115, 183 Dee, David 146, 147 DUUCHY1, Tonya 189 Foster, Ralph E. 67 Deed, Dick 132 Dunlap, Jana W. 197 Foster, Susan 101 DeHaan, Lisa 169 Dunn, Robert 215 Factor, James 85 Fourkiller, Michelle 171 Deien, Catherine 85, 109 Durant, Alan 107, 116, 207 Fain, Mildred 219 Fourkmerv Woodrow 171 Delk, Diane L. 189 Durham, C1162 41, 91, 183 Faires, Dunn T 65, 95, 119 FOX Adam 98 Dglk, Kevin 109, 189 Dusenberry, Daven 130 Fancherv Lisa 133 FOX Don 85 Delk, Scott 115 Dell, Patricia 169 Delta Sigma Theta 128 Delta Zeta 128, 129 Delzer, Don 169 Demaree, Martha 189 DeMoss, Barbara 183 DeMoss, Clell M. 183 Denham, Kristin 169 Denny, Michelle 197 Denton, Coker 65 DeShazo, Andy 156 DeShong, Charles T 65 DeSpaio, Tom 85 deSteiguer, John 224 deSteiguer, Mary Beth 15. 17. 80. 111. deSteiguer, Sande 95 Devine, Vincent J. 113, 132, 189 DeWeese, Jerri 99, 116, 189 DeWeese, Mimi 101 Dick, Bryan 158, 169 Dickinson, Angie 183 Dictsisor, Farice 103 Diffee, Brenda 217 Dill, Tina 87 Dimick, Dawn 183 Dobbins, Jack 149 Dobbs, Berry 169 Dobbs, Donovan 109 Dod, Robin 101 Dodge, Mary 205 Dodrinski, Sheila 217 Dodson, Jan 125 Dodson, Laura 125 Dodson, Mike 87 Dodson, Penny 97, 119 Dodge, Mary 205 Doles, Jim 169 Donica, Roger 183 Donn, Thomas 183 Dorsey, Patricia 207 Dorsey, Tim 24, 99, 197 Dotson, Sherri 158 Dotson, Tom 213 Doty, Nora 215 Douthit, Steve 213 Dowden, David 147 Downing, Denis 169 Doyeto, Shelbi A, 169 Doyle, Linnia 105, 197 Doyle, Michael S, 197 Dozhire, Michele 89, 115, 183 Dozier, Laura 104 Drama 60, 61 Draper, Charles 209 Drassen, Mike 95 Dreadfulwater, Frank 101 Dressel, Nancy 103 114. 189 Dyer. Matthew 183 w Earles, Lisa A, 189 Easiley, Charles 85 Easter, JoAnn 97, 183 Eastham, Carol 93 Eaton, Jamie 219 Eccleston, Jami 89, 91, 115 Edmondson, Bill 119 Edmondson, Linda L. 65, 119 Edmondson, W. 65 Edwards, Belinda 87 Edwards, James 99 Edwards, Jocelyn 103 Edwards, Kim 169 Edwards, Kristin 197 Edwards, Lea 103 Fancher. Michelle R. 171 Farah, Fargo, Farley, Ill Bill 171 Rhonda 197 Clifford 171 Farmer, Sinclair 97 Farrar, Farris, Angie 197 Margaret 119 Fashion Association 94, 95 Fears, Brenda 104 Feldman, Heidi 171 Felmlee, Allison 197 Felt, Mike 87 Felts, Michael 189 Ferguson, Charesa L. 197 Ferrell, Michael T 171 Ferrell, Natalie 217 Ferrell, Sarah 174 Ficklin, Tim 110 Fields, Becky 171 Fields, Jeff 132 Fields, Michele 171 Rebecca L. 171, 172 Fox. Thomas D. 197 Francher, Michelle 122 Francis, Kelly 183 Frank, Cory 122 Franklin, Chris 122 Franklin, Geneva 215 Frazier, Jimmy 119 Frazier, Kent 107 Frazier, Veronica 105 Frechette, Mark 171 Free, David R, 106, 107, 207 Freeman, Andy 215 Freeman, Randall 171 Freeman, Todd 171 Freitas, James 87, 98 French, Mark 93, 98, 183 Friedman, Charlita R. 89, 183 Friese, Cindy 80 Fries, Cindi 204, 205 Fritch, Angie 91, 171 Fruge, Laura 217 Fuentez, Patricia 171 Edwards, Sheri 169 Edwards, Walton R. 189 Effer, Glenn 91 Egnor, Julie 128, 169 Elam, Gary 197 Elledge, Shannon G. 169 Eller, GD. 169 Eller, Leigh 183 Ellington, Daisy 119 Elliot, Ben 219 Elliot, Brian 89, 217 Elliott, Danny 197 Elliott, Donna 197 Elliott, George 65 Elliott, Lynda 169 Elliott, Michelle 125, 129 Ellis, Drumeika L. 169 Ellis, Gina 158 Ellis, Richard 91, 115 Ellison, Darlene 215 Elmore, Marty 203 Elsberry, Kris 95, 174 Embry, Tirsa 189 Engelbrecht, Gaye 211 England, Becky 103 Engle, Debra J, 171 Engle, Lori 171 Engle, Murry 197 Entertainers 92, 93 Epp, Arlene 219 Epp, David 107 Epps, Lucia G. 183 Eubanks, Diane J, 171 Finch, Joel 132 Finch, Jon 65 Fine, Barbara 104, 105 Finley, Lisa 116, 118 Finnegan, Clifford 65 Finnegan, Kip 65 Fiorica, Marcy 99, 115, 197 Fischer, David V 67, 101 Fisher, Ava 205 Fisher, Bruce N. 189 Fisher, Chad 125 Fisher, Farley 171 Fisher, Holly 107 Fisher, Kathy 213 Fisher, Sandi 128 Fishinghawk, David 237 Fishinghawk, Jodi 171 Fiskin, Todd S. 171 Fitzgerald, Mike 197 Flanary, Anthony D. 197 Flanary, Clayton 111 Fletcher, James 97 Fletcher, Rhonda J. 101, 189 Flock. Michelle 183 Florence, Robert W. 183 Fogal, Bret 171 Folks, John 224 Foltz, Amy 171 Football 136-139 Fuller, Dan R. 67 Fuller, Dana K. 85, 197 Fulps, Tracy 95 Furka, Alan 122 Furrow. Juli 122 Fuzzell, Amy 171 Gaddis, Pat 123 Gallegos, Ron 103 Galloway, Brian 122 Galloway, James 103 Gann, Leona 87, 98, 197 Gann, Raymond 67 Gann, Ron M. 171 Gardner, Douglas 205 Garner, Garner, James 197 Shannon D, 171 Garrett, Debbie 215 Garrett, Lisa 171 Garrett, Thomas J, 171 Garrett, Traci 93, 183 Garrett, Vonda 89, 95 Garrison, Raymond 141, Gary, Chris 146, 147 Dreveskrachty Charles 93 Evans, Buddy 205 Ford, Chuck 93, 98 gary, JE? 221518 Driver, Angela 95 Evans, Carolyn 213 Ford, Shelly 119 ales, alfa DW, Jeanne 215 Evans, Dean 106, 107, 119, 207 Fwd, Sheme L, 197 Gates, Melissa 189 Dry, Patty 213 Evans, Glade 171 Ford, steve 215 gavfltj ,fte,f.18f13 Drueppel, Brad 169 Evans' Marg' 103 Foreman, Casey 171 Gggror Degnaxiil Drummond' Lea Ann 169 Evans, Mysti 32, 39, 101, 105, 117, 197 Forest, Stacy 97, 119 Gei it Mike 107 119 Drywater, Bonnie J. 169 Evans' Shlfley 219 Q ' ' 171, 188 Index 228 Geleispie, Wally 217 Genatowski, Susan 87, 98 George, Constance 98 Gerbitz, Tyran 174 Geyer, Darrin 171 Ghormley, Linda 209 Gibbs, Bill 219 Gibbs, Tanya 101, 197 Gibe Norma 197 Gibson, Jane 85 Gifford, Deanna 171 Gifford, Tonya 189 Griffin, Andrea L. 185 Griffin, Carolyn 197 Griffin, Cindy 185 Griffin, Dawn 101 Griffin, Lori S. 24, 189 Griffith, Kari 189 Grigsby, Everett 67, 69, 108, 132 Grillot, Don 96, 97, 103, 124 Grimes, Cindy 197 Grindle, Tony 125 Gripado, Karlos 147 Grissom Cindy 171 Harp, Robin 118 Harp, Tony 87 Harper, Kelly 137 Harper, Mike 89, 95, 189 Harper, Raleah 197 Harper, Rob 197 Harrington, Douglas 67 Harris, Albert 203 Harris, Amy 185 Harris, Bearl E. 185 Harris, Craig 171 Harris, Gail 67 Henry, Anjanette M. 171 Henshaw, Lance 171 Hensley, Jane 219 Henson, Allen 219 Henson, Deborah 173 Henson. James 219 Herold, Evelyn 112 Herber, Judy 89. 101, 173 Herman, Sherri L. 125. 185 Hernad, Sam 132 Hernandez, Susan 105 Herndon, Sandy 191 Gilkey, Letha 183 Gill, Harpal S. 67 Gilliland, Mary 105 Gillispie, Wally 91, 115, 217 Gilreath, Dee A. 171 Girdner, Shirley 215 Girdner, Tonya 171 Girty, Kerry 98, 189 Gish, Mark 98 Gisler, John 171 Gist, LaTreva 133, 171 Glad, Lynn 215 Glass, Glass, Geri 89, 98, 183 Larry 171 Gleason, Joe 87 Gleghorn, Miriam 93 Glendenning, Charles C. 171 Glenn, Peggy 115, 117, 211 Goad, Goad, Errol D. 101, 185 JD 171 Goddard, Jack B. 67 Goddard, Lorain 103 Godfrey, Charlotte M. 101, 189 Golden, Sheila 197 Golf, 156, 157 Gomey, Gregory 49 Gonzales, Alexis 123 Goodall, Yvonne 185 Gooden, Jodi 105 Goodin, Donita 154 Goodman, Gaila 87, 171 Goodyear, Lauri 171 Gordon, Jeffery L. 156, 171 Gordon, Kevin 185 Gore, Jim 111, 115 Goss, David A. 67 Gould, William 219 Gourd, Kathleen 101 Gover, Phyllis S. 119, 189 Gowdy, Roxie 95 Goyer, Maria 158 Graduate Students, 202, 203 Graduation, 50, 51 Graham, Lynse 197 GranCrossland, Russell 87 Grant, David 119, 207 Grant, Kay L. 67 Grass, Renee S. 189 Graves, Shelley 97, 115, 119 Gray, Chris 197 Gray, Gina 189 Greb, Delainna 97, 119, 129 Greeks 120, 121 Green, Green, Green, Green, Green, Green, Greer, Greer, Carla 189 Glenda 215 J.J. 85, 137, 197 Randall 197 Robbie 97 Sally 171 Michael S. 185 Sherri 117 Gregorio, Inu 117 Greubel, Ana 95 Greubel, Robert T 67 Greuel, Lena 197 Greuel, Marsha 98, 203 Greuel, Steve 189 Griebel, Carolyn R. 33, 129, 171 Grogar, Randy 219 Grossman, Patricia K. 189 Grover, Dan 163 Groves, Randy 113, 197 Guile, Michael N. 67, 119 Guinn, Ben 150, 151, 153 Gulley, Robert 132 Guthrie, Melissa 171 Gutierrez, Santiago 119 Guzzle, Laura 117 Haasl, Rick 217 Haddad, Marsha 85 Hadden, Carolyn 215 Hadden, Rebecca D. 171 Hadley, Michael E. 76 Hadley, Melissa J. 171 Hadley Melissa R. 171 Hagy, Dennis 205 Hale, Jamie L. 122, 129, 171 Hale, Ralph 189 Halford, Jimmy 87, 189 Hall, Bryan L. 171 Hall, John 112 Hall, Marjorie 171 Hall, Mary Hall, Michael 171 Hall, Patty 219 Hall, Shelley 185 Hall, Sherry A. 89, 185 Hallford, Stacci 171 Halliburton, R. 67 Hallmark, Sandy 171 Halstead, Cynthia 189 Hambrick, Alan R. 197 Hamby, Clarene 219 Hamilton, Holly 93, 124, 129 Hamilton, Ken 108, 197 Hamilton, Roy 99, 103, 116, 198 Hamilton, Tina 197 Hamilton, Tracy 197 Hammack, Lee A. 185 Hammonds, Beverlee 103 Hampton, Yolanda 130, 171 Hamton, Brad 125 Hancock, Dala 185 Haney, Gregory 141, 189 Hankins, Tom 147 Hanrahan, Sean 171 Hansen, Dan 67 Hansen, Doug 107, 207 Hanson, Arlan 67, 216 Happy, Carol 101, 110, 115 Harding, Julie A. 189 Hargis,' Barbara 213 Hargis, Michelle 213 Harkema, Renee 97 Harlin, Patricia 105 Harlow, Beth 95, 115 Harlow, Scot 122 Harmon, Mike 122 Harris, Marlene 105 Harris, Paula L. 171 Harris, Shawn 122, 172 Harris, Thelma 197 Harrison, Antoinette 67 Harrison, Brenda 211 Harrison, Darrin 132 Harrison, Jon 113 Harrison, Julia 217 Harrison, Waymon 197 Hart, Robert 171 Harter, William C. 104 Hartman, Jeff 217 Harvey, Gena 171 Harwood, Darrin J. 89. 119, 189 Hatchett, Pa nela 107 Hatley, Dana"71 Haskins, V Ly 67 Hasselbalch, 'R 171 Hassell, Terry 1. 1 Hasting, Rita 99 Hastings, Kelly 89 Hatchett, Pamela D. 119, 207 Hatfield, Darrell W. 166. 189 Hathaway, Jenny 209 Hathcoat, Pam 219 Hathcoat, Wesley 219 Hatmaker, Buster 219 Haubert, Inez 103 Hauenstein, Connie 197 Hauser, Nicole 91, 115, 171 Hawes, Cynthia 124 Hawkins, Anita 85, 133 Hawkins, Calvin 219 Hawkins, Joyce 133 Haworth, April L. 185 Haxton, Roger 87 Hayes, James 93, 236 Hayes, John 101 Hayes, Ken 67, 147, 149 Haynes, Albert 213 Haynes, Anna 171 Hays, Julie R. 119, 189 Hays, Naylin J. 197 Head, Kathi 197 Head, Kerry 91 Hearn, Toni 93 Heath, Billy 219 Heath, Deana 89, 119, 171 Heath, Jackie 197 Hedgecock, Kevin 125 Heffley, Russ 197 Hefley, Darren 171 Hefner, Kim 107, 207 Heideman, Tammy 171 Hembree, Tracy 171 Hemphill, Doug 113 Henderson, Betty A. 197 Henderson, Glenna 85, 197 Henderson, Matt 151, 185 Henderson, Michele 189 Hendrickson, David 89, 171 Hendrickson, Jeanne 215 Hendrickson, Nancy 215 Henley, Michael 185 Henningsen, Becky 130 Hennisy, Melinda 158 Henry, Angela 130, 189 Herrick, Jeff 91, 109, 115, 191 Herrlein, lmadean 95 Herrod, Tenica R. 173 Hester, Laverna 185 Heuter, John 122 Hicks, Susan 185 Higgenbotham, Darren 85, 173 Hightower, Jana 17. 67, 95 Hilderbrand, Regina 197 Hill, Bentley 85 Hill, Jamie 95 Hill, Joel 109 Hill, Lisa 185 Hill Ronnie 158, 173 Hill, Stephanie 61, 116. 173 Hinch, David 173 Hinkel, Robert 197 Hinton, Bill 215 Hinton, John 158 Hinton, Tony R. 132, 185 Hoag, Monica 87, 173 Hobbs, Dan 224 Hobbs, Harriet 224 Hodge, Dana K. 173 Hodge, Danny 219 Hodges, Tammy 93. 185 Hoffman, Dewane D. 132, 173 Hogan, Heidi 185 Hogan, Larry 215 Hogan, Michael R. 197 Hogner, Lori 191 Holcomb, Audrie 215 Holcomb, Matt 123, 173 Holden, Mike 97, 119 Holder, Ginny 95 Holderbee, James 219 Holderbee, Teresa 219 Holinsworth, Brad 85 Hollenback, Leah J. 173 Hollingshed, Earl R. 137, 173 Holloward, Charlie 197 Holloway, Charlie C. 197 Holmes, Brian 91 Holmes, Chris 173 Holmes, Gregg 116 Holmes, Juanita 67 Holmes, Mike 219 Holmes, Mitchell 219 Holmes, Stacy 125 Holsted, Dawn 107. 207 Holt, Elmer S. 112 Holt, Kathy 197 Holt, Margaret 197 Holt, Tina 120, 130 197 Home Economics Club 95 Homecoming 14-17 Honeycutt, Jerry E. 185 Honor Societies 118, 119 Hood, Cindy 215 Hood, Paula E 191 Hood, Regina 95, 185 Hook, Karen 211 Hoover, Greg 60, 93, 185 Hoover, Josh 173 Hopkins, Kristi 158, 191 Hopkins, Russell 107, 207 Horn, Kennan D. 113, 185 Horner, Richard 191 229! Horton, Christi 173 Horstman, Gary 89, 191 Horton, Stephanie 129, 131 Hoskinson, Dwayne 205 Hosley, Jack 173 Hotel- Sales and Marketing 97 Houck, Quentin 191, 217 Houk, Wesley G. 69 Jackson, Brian 127, 132 Jackson, Deborah 115 Jackson, Eddie 213 Jackson, Jenny 99, 199 Jackson, Jimmy 69 Jackson, Kim 99, 191 Jackson, Leonard 89 Jackson, Raymond 199 House, Harry 69 Houtz, Jennifer 173 Howard, Belva 224 Howard, James K. 221 Jackson, Tonya 52, 119, 207 Jackson, Jr. William 107, 207 Jacobs, Bill 199 Jahrolus, Laura 101 Jones, Shelly 85 Jones, Tami 154 Jones, Thomas W. 199 Jordan, Glenda 215 Jordan, Jim 89, 91, 111, 115 Jordan, Linda 173 Jorgenson, Carl 187 Joseph, Alexander 191 Journalism 56, 57 Judd, Kenny 203 Juma, Juma O. 85, 185 Jumper, Buster 216, 219 Kirk, Scott 219 Kite, Karen J. 185 Kizzla, Bobbie M. 173 Klepper, Dawn 173 Kliest, Roy 217 Kline. Maggie 105 Kline Trish 199 Knight, Chester 205 Knight, Eadie M, 173 Knight, Machelle 173 KNSU Broadcasting Club 101 Koehan, Stephen 173 Howard, Karen 185 Howard, Steven 197 Howe, Troy 113 Howell, Dawn 91 Howson, Mark 103 Hoxie, Clint 85, 93 Hubbard, Greg 122 Huber, Jim 122, 151, 153 Hubler, Wanda 217 Hudson, Michelle 173 Huff, Hope D 185 Hughes, Richard 101 Hulsey, Alecia 109 Hume Roger J. 173 Humes, Mike 197 Hummingbird, Brian 173 Hummingbird, Darron 101, 191 Hummingbird, Kim R. 197 Hummingbird, Larhonda 191 Hung, Bui 173 Hunnicutt, David 113, 119, 197 James, Amy 93 James, Dawn M. 173 James, David 125 Jameson, Robert 173 Jamison, Denise 213 Jamison, Ruby 215 Janway, Tim 173 Jaquez, Randall 191 Jarrell, James 69 Jeffrey, Susie 216 Jeffs, Brian 151, 152 Jenkins, Brigid 199 Jenkins, Nancy 213 Jenks, Wayne 219 Jenneman, Charles .35 Jennings, Charles 185 Jennings, Evan 127 Jersey, Daniel 89, 173 Jett, Mike 211 Jin Woo, Kim 185 Junior College Achievement Scholars 110 Junk, Becky 199 Jurowski, Claudia 97 Kaiser, Bobbi M. 173 Kaiser, George 224 Kaiser, Russ 113 Kaleidoscope 42, 43 Kallos, Nancy 173 Kaufman, Stephani 173 Kays, Bonnie 199 Kays, Randall 199 Keath, Shanna 103, 129 Keefover, Mike 87 Koehn, Gregg 89 Koescer. Jeff 106 Kopf, Kim 173 Kostka, Darrel 173 Kozlowski, Gene 69 Kramer, Lori 173 Krieger, Neal 119, 207 Kuzmic, Mark 112 Lamb, Ann 103 Lambert, Mike 173 Lancaster, Tammie 203 Land, Jeanetta 89, 111 Land, Rebecca 185 Hunsperger, Kelli S. 173 Hunt, Donna 199 Hunt, Debbie 93, 191 Hunter, Brenda 173 Hunter, Michael 199 Huntley, Robert 112 Huntze, Rick 151, 153 Hurst, Kevin 118 Hurst, Rhonda 173 Hurst, Roger 173 Hurst, Tracy 173 Husong, Joan C. 173 Huston, Lyndia 215 Hutchins, Bonnie 211 Hutchins, Robin 209 Hutchinson, Janice 114, 119, 199 Hutto, Tammy 173 Hyche, Elbert 203 Igert, Bobby K. 191 lgleheart, John 151 Indian Symposium 48, 49 Industrial Arts Sr Technology Club 95 Interfraternity Council 127 Intramurals 160-163 Irelan, Smiley 69 Irving, Charlotte 115, 173 Irwin, Joe 119 Isley, Sonya 199 lsom, Joan S. 103 Israel, Jeffrey B. 199 Ivey, Reggie 173 Ivy, Douglas A. 133 Jinks, Wayne 219 Jobe, John 91 John, Rick 195 Johnson, Allan 199 Johnson, Allen 213 Johnson, Brian 137, 173 Johnson, Calvin 137, 138, 191 Johnson, Cathey 103 Johnson, Cheryl 173 Johnson, Connie S. 185 Johnson, Danny 111, 141, 173 Johnson, David 219 Johnson, James 173 Johnson, Jim 207 Johnson, Lisa 95, 98 Johnson, Kathy M. 173 Johnson, Kenneth 199 Johnson, Leigh A. 173 Johnson, Lloyd 219 Johnson, Inri 85, 133, 173 Johnson, Rhonda 199 Johnson, Russell 114 Johnson, Tina 191 Johnson, Wilma S. 133, 173 Johnston, Dawn 97, 199 Johnston-McNeil, Sara 101 Joice, Imogene 215 Joice, Vickie 103 Jones, Cindy 89, 98, 185 Jones, Cindy L. 191 Jones, Janeil 95, 130, 191 Jones, Janise M. 85, 191 Jones, Jenny 173 Jones, John lWalkerl 173 Jones Jones , June E. 28, 185 Karla 143, 144, 186 Jones, Kelle 217 Jones, Kelly 132 Jones, Kolette 143, 144, 186 Jones, Inretta 215 Jones Lynn 173 Jones Michael 199 Jones, Mike 216 Jones, Mistey L. 130, 173 Jones Jones Jones, Jones, Rebecca 97, 129, 131 Ronald R. 191 Rusty 173 Shelley 199 Kelley, Janice 105 Keener, Dwayne 173 Keener, Keith 125 Keesee, Marshall 85, 199 Keith, Brent 20, 173 Keith, Brian 151 Keith, Mindy 173 Keith, Ricel 185 Kelley, Marcelleta 215 Kelley, Tom 125 Landburg, Greg 93, 98, 199 Lane Barbara J. 199 Lane, S Lane, S hannon 154 tacy 125 Lane Tammy 185 Lang, Micky 191 Kelsey, Susan 173 Kendall, Kathy 103 Kennedy, Craig 173 Kennedy, Kelly 236 Kenyon, Karen 213 Kerns, Robert 114, 191 Kerr, Mike 87 Ketcher, Greg 119, 207 Keysi, Mark 85 Khan, Stephen 141, 173 Kidd, Julie 89, 111 Kidd, Michele 103 Kilgore, Eddie G. 191 Kilpatrick, Chris 191 Kilpatrick, Kathie 69, 77, 93 Kilpatrick, William 199 Kimble Marty A. 132, 173 Kimmel, Clint 132 Kincade John 199 Lang, Rick 122 Lang, Sally K. 173 Langston, Kasey 173 Lankford, Dayla 173 Lankford, Ginger 199 Large Chris 199 Lariviere, Marsha K. 173 Larrimore, Kathy 81, 91, 105, Larsen, Regina 185 Larson, Anissa 173 Larson, Larson, LaRue, Sheri 105 Sheu 105 Penny 173 Lasater, Becky 93, 191 Lashley, Sharon 217 Laster, Shane 175 Lattie Nita 124, 185 Lattimore, Trad 175 Lavalley, Jay 107 Lavalley, Joe 175 Lawrence, Gene Ann 215 Lawrence Laura 215 Lawrence, Linda 211 Kinder, Terry 199 Kindle Kindle, Glenda 117, 191 Teri 173 Kinion, Cheryl 93 Kinion, Steve 127 King, Alice 40, 85, 93, 98, 203, 236 King, Chad 137, 199 King, Cheryl 191 King, Connie 103 King, Jim 95 King, John 199 King, Linda 205 King, Mona L. 85, 199 Lawson, Jeff 151 Lawson, Lynne 199 Lawson, Margaret 117 Lawson, Shaunda J. 154, 175 Lawson, Teresa 191 Lazenby, Charles 205 Leach, Crystal 199 Leach, Lisa 175 Leach, Michael 99, 116, 185 Kingfisher, James 113 Kingsland, Kelli 173 Kinion, Steve 80, 115, 121, 199 Kipps, Kyla 173 Kirk, Jalaina 173 Leavell, Joel 113 Le, Tu 215 Lee, Brenda 104, 175 Lee Jacqueline 191 Lee Jody 89, 111 Lee, Joseph 175 Lee, Shelly 95, 199 Lehman, Lowell 69 Iehman, Marla 175 115, 117 Index 230 Leibich, Janice 115, 125 LeMay, Curtis 89 Lemley, Missy 175 Lenahan, Kevin 107 Lenahan, Robert K, 207 Lenox, Larry 199 Lenox, Mary A. 185 Leppke, Bobby 132 Leroux, Lisa 199 Lester, Gina 211, 214 Lewallen, Lena M. 175 lewis, Allen 103 Macarty, John D. 207 Mackie, Bert 224 Macklin, Monica 69 Madden, Charlene 175 Maddux, Bob 101 Madewell, Robert L. 175 Meddaugh, Rosemarry R. 175 Medlin, Scott 215 Meech. Kimberly 175 Meek, Natalie 175 Meeting Planners Club 97 Megee Ruth 211 Melchionne Anthony 103, 114, Melody, Kevin 115, 122 Melton, Darren 109 Melvin, Gregory 219 Mercer, John 69 Merchant, Kenneth 107, 199 1 Morton, Nason 117 Morton, Weslie 185 Moseley, Christi 185 Mosley, Alicia S. 199 Mosteller. Netta 175 Mourer, Kim 175 Mourer, Lori 174 Mouse, Sheryl A. 175 Mr. Northeastern 41 Muirmeid, Patricia 105 Mullens, Linda 117 Munn, Brook M. 175 Lewis, Ban'y 137, 185 Magee, Lynn 185 Merkley, Nancy 130 Ml-lf1S2ll, Jay 69 Lewis, Bonnie 175 Magness, Linda 97 Merkley, Pat 215 Muratore, Matthew M. 140. 141.191 lewis, Danny 217 Mahan, Michael 175 Merriman, Samantha A. 103, 130, 191 Murdoch, David 172 Lewis, Monty 217 Lewis, Perry A. 199 Lewis, Robert 185 Lewis, Susan L. 175 Lewis, Tracy 175 Lietzke, Jay 185 Lightfoot, Diane M. 175 Liles, Janie 209 Lillard, Rodney 124 Lillenas, Shali 217 Lim, Bob 132 Limpy, Carol E. 175 Lincoln, Robert 98 Lindley, Trent 185 Lindsay, Brett 156, 175 Linn, Robert 85, 87 Linville, Jewell 69 Linville, Paula 32, 89, 111, 115, 165, 194, 199 Linzy, David 175 Little Keith 124 Little, Nancy 185 Little, Todd 89, 185 Little Axe, Lisa 122 Littledove, Michael 185 Littlefield, Valgene 69 Littlejohn, Chuck 97 Littlejohn, Tim 97, 132 Littlejohn, Wanda 98, 175 Liver, Susan 215 Livingston, Jr. Gerald 115 Livingston, Janna 175 Lofties, Dana B. 175 Loggins, Johnnie 175 113-llar, Kelley 175 Lombardi, Betty R, 69 London, Joyce 112 Long, James R. 175 Long, Judy 199 Looper, Jennifer 185 Looper, John 199 lopez, Fred 85 Lowe, Paula 128, 143, 144, 199 Lowery, Judith 77, 93 Lowery, Lisa 95 Lowrance, Deena R. 175 lowrance, Stanley 219 Lowrey, J.C, 69 Lowrimore, Billie 107, 207 Lowther, Angela 129, 133 Lucas, Ronnie W. 185 Luellen, Rodney 175 Luethje, Edwina 175 Lullo, Stacy 185 Lunday, Jaci 95 Lundquist, Amy 130 Lundquist, Debra 191 Lunn, Mike 175 Luper, Tracy 93, 114, 115 Luterback, Eric Lyda, Deborah J. 199 Lyday, Kimberlyn 133 Lynch, Kathy 129 Lynch, Todd 122 Mahaney, Kathleen 156 Mahaney, Norma J. 191 Mahone, Ayissa L. 133 Majestics 95 Mankiller, Gina 191 Manley, Charlotte S. 199 Mannon, Kerry 191 Manor, Sharon 97 Mansour, Steve 199 Maples, Willis C. 69 March, Julie 107, 207 Mariani, Dennis 205 Marks, Kevin P 112, 175 Marouk, Denise 185 Marrs, Doug 151 Merriman, Shane 137, 175 Meyer, David 87, 185 ' Meyer, Deanna 175 Meyer, Laginia 185 Meyer, Lorri 158, 175 Meyer, William 147, 185 Middleton, Shari 97, 133 Milbauer, John 69 Miles, Hellen 215 Miller, Miller, Miller, Miller, Miller, Bill D. 207 Denise 97, 119 Eddie 117, 172 Heath 41, 90, 91 Herman 113 Miller, Jeff 207 Marsh, Bruce 122 Marsh, Bryan 185 Marshall, Arlynda 175 Marshall, Eric 185 Marshall, Paul 191 Marshall, Terrie 133, 175 Martin Martin , Carolyn 209 , Christopher 191 Martin, Deborah G. 199 Martin, Donna S. 85, 199 Martin, Doug 91 Martin, Jimmy 69 Martin, Linda 211 Martin, Lisa 103 Martin, Margaret 95, 119, 199 Martin, Micah 214 Martin, Raegan 199 Martin, Robert 175 Martin, Susan 143 Martin , Todd R. 80, 85, 89, 111. 115, 119. 194, 199 Mask, Theresa 175 Mason, Duncan 113, 157 Mason, Willa Faye 109, 145, 158 Masters, Bill 199 Mathews, Cary 203 Miller, Jerri 87, 175 Miller, Joletha 128 Miller, Shellie 199 Miller, Tracey 191 Millikan, Karen 175 Millikin, Jennifer 175 Mills, Sudie 213 Miss Northeastern 40 Mitchell, Brian 199 Mitchell, James D. 203 Mitchell, Jerry B. 199 Mitchell, Kimmi 199 Mitchell, Robert 158 Mitchell, Shelley 130 Mixon, Wendy 175 Minch, Connie 215 Moaleitele Dorothy 103 Model United Nations 117 Moffat, Buddy 99 Monholland, Mike 219 Monholland, Tom 217 Monroe, Billie J. 175 Montgomery, Bryan 87, 199 Montgomery, Kimberly R. 199 Montgomery, Rodney 87, 199 Mathia, Tammy 95, 199 Mathis, Cheryl 95, 175 Mathis, Michael 141, 175 Matlock, Allen 217 Matlock, John 199 Matlock, Kellie 199 Matlock, Tammy 199 Matney, Stephen 124, 185 Matthews, Bronwyn 199 Matthews, Cindy 129, 175 Matthews, John 103 Matthews, Pam 95 Maupin, James 191 Mayes, Ted 123 Maynard, Valerie 133 Maxon, Nancy 215 Maxwell, Brandon, 137, 1.57 Maxwell, Cindy 199 May, Jeanette"199 Maye, Todd 199 Mays, Lola 103 Mazon, Katharyn A. 69 Meads, Bill 119 Means, Carol 185 Means, Eugenia R. 199 Moon, Greg 175 Moore, Derrick 175 Moore, Edward D. 191 Moore, J,D, 203 Moore, Kimberlee 175 Moore, Lake 115 Moore, Melissa 9 Moore, Rick 123, 172 Moore, Sally 32, 175 Moore, Teri 175 Moran, Susan 129, 175 Morecraft, Lori 175 Moreland, Kimberly H. 175 Morgan, Diane 215 Morgan, Kimberly J. 117, 191 Morgan, Ronda 175 Morose, Jack 122, 175 Morphis, Chris 217 Morris, William H. 69 Morrison, Jennifer 175 Morrison, Johnny R, 185 Morrison, Kim 175 Morton, Carol 175 Morton, Deana 175 Morton, Lynn 175 Murdock, Marvin B. 199 Murelio April C. 81, 199 Murphy, Ann M. 175 Murphy, Brooke 191 Murphy, Christina 185 Murphy, Ed 103 Murphy, Mike 103 Murphy, Nina 219 Murphy, Tawnee 175 Murry, Curtis 175 Murry, Thomas 175 Muscio Davim A. 87, 175 Music Educators National Conference 98 Musser, Mark 175 Mutzig, Todd 185 Myers, J. Edward 69 Myers, Maggie 175 Myers, Robin 191 Myers, Stephen 175 Myers, Suzanne 215 Myles, Reese 175 Myron, Cherry 65 Mysse, Cindra 116, 118, 199 McAbee, Joe 217 McAlister, Tammy K. 177 McAlpine, Patricia 81, 91, 116, 199 McBride, Jonathan 98 McBride, Kelley 105, 107, 119, 207 McCanless, Eugene 185 McCarthy, Deirdre 122, 185 McCarthy, Thomas 119, 207 McCarty, David 107 McCarty, Deborah 112 McCarty, Jacquie L. 177 McCaskill, Jill 177 McCaslin, Jane 128, 129, 185 McClain, Melvin 219 McClain, Robert 215 McClellan, Janette 177 McClellan, Pat 185 McClelland, Shelle 177 McClure, M.L. 71 McCollum, Bennie McCord, Tammy 191 McCord Tommy 122 McCoy, Gary 109 McCoy, Jim D. 101, 124, 191 McCoy, Opal K. 124, 185 McCullough, Leah C. 199 McCullough, Mike 89 McCulIy, Brad 125, 127, 191 McCutchen, Leslie 177 McDonald, Anyta l, 191 McDonald, Georgia 215 McDonald, Karen 199 McDougal, Debbie 177 231 ! McElhaney, Ken 99. 101 McElroy. Shari L. 177 McElvania, Claudia 105 McFarland, Don 191 McGhee, Bill 177 McGinn, Tricia 95. 118 McGouran. Lou Ann 97. 119. 199 McGoura, Louann 199 McGouran. Melanie R. 177 McGouran. Rio 101 McGrew, Sally 117 Mclnnes, Traci 215 Nichols, Hank 98 Nichols, Jason 177 Nichols, Joel 191 Nichols, Jonathan 108 Nickell, Kim 122 Nickens, Brett 191 Nickles. Jeanne 87. 98 Nickols. Anita 87 Nickols. Hank 87 Neilsen, Eric D. 207 Niles, Robert 122, 177 Noble. C. Justin 71 Owings, Teresa 174 Ozelmas, Alpacina 132 Pace, Terry 219 Pack, Charlie 219 Pierce, Stephanie 119 Pigeon, Steve 98 Pi Kappa Alpha 122, 123 Pike, Jack Pilant, James 81, 83, 85, Pilcher, Shelley 93 Pinney, Cindy 196 Pinto, Manny 89 Piper, Tamara 101. 201 Pippin, Janet 122, 187 Pitchtord, David 132, 177 Pitts, Cindy 85, 177 101, 115, Mclvnes. Traci 215 McKee, Anita 177 McKee, Kathy 214 McKendrick, Allen J, 203 McKendrick, Zina 215 McKinley. Melissa B, 84, 85, McLaughlin, Curtis 177 McLaughlin. Lacresa 177 McLaughlin. Loree 177 Mcl.emore, Gary 217 McMahan, Charles 185 McMahon, Eloise 130, 191 McMath, Mike 76, 213 McMillen, Jennifer 93, 177 McMillin. Keith 107, 199 McMurtrey, Connie 191 McNabb, Beverly 215 McNatt. Bruce 151 McNeil, Goldia 201 McNelis, Patsy 103 McNulty, Shawn 177 McQuarters, Camelia 95 McQueen, Van 118 McQuitty, Robert A, 71, 99 McReynolds, Lisa 185 McSpadden, Herb 177 McVey, Jr, Darrell E, 177 NAB Executive Board 101 Nadal, James 112 Naley, Sharon 215 Napier, Cindy 205 Napier, Nancy 103 Narrin, Jim 89. 111, 115 115, 203 Native American Student Assoc. 98 Natt, Bruce 157 Navarre, Diana D. 177 NaveASloan, Kayadesbah 124, 201 Nave, Michael 119 Nave, Tom H. 177 Neel, David R. 113, 185 Noble, Claude Mary 103 Noe, Van 177 Nolan, Alma 95 Northeastern Activities Board 100 Northeastern Assoc. of Social Workers 101 Northeastern Optometric Assoc. 107 Northeastern Northeastern Northeastern Northeastern Optometric Assoc., Ex. Council 106 , The 99 Speech Sr Hearing Assoc. 103 Student Assoc, 114. 115 Norton, Carlos 147 Norton, Laura 201 Norwood, Mary C. 71, 78, 79 Norwood, Rhonda 177 Norwood. Tracy 71. 78. 79 Norwood, Travis 191. 217 Nowlin. Kimberly D. 191 NSU Band 86, 87 NSU Chess Club 101 NSU Writers Association 103 Nunley. Alven 71 Nunley, Rodney 147. 191 Nursing Student Council 103, 105 Nursing Student Council, Ofc. 105 Nutt, Sally 130 Oaks, Elizabeth A. 32, 177 Obaseki, Michael 147, 148 Oberg, Paula 9, 119, 191 O'Brien, Beverly 201 O'Brien, Sean 87 Odell ll, James D 191 O'Donnell, Jayme 177 Ogee, Karianne 103, 115, 191 Oklahoma Intercollegiate 105 Olansen, Sherry 143 Olinger, Mary M, 116, 177 Olson, Jane R. 203 O'Neal, Cember 191 O'Neil. Kathy 213 Negelein, Alice 89, 125, 128, Nelson, Carol 219 Nelson, Ed 191 Nelson, Eric 119 Nelson, Geneva 87, 98 Nelson, Jon 86 Nelson, Michelle 177 Nelson, Rovyn 85 Nero, Machelle L. 177 Neroni, Gina 185 Nevitt, Robin 177 Newbill, Candi 177 Newby, Marla 211 Newell, Elizabeth C. 201 Newman, Mary Jo 130 Newton, Thomas A, 71, 74 Ngo, Tai 112 Ngo, Thanh 191 Nguyen, Tuan 103 Nichols, A.J. 98 Oosawhee. Mary 217 Oquin, Stacy 95, 201 Orange, Chris 112 Oritz, Robert 85 Osborn, Ronald 103 Osburn, Donnie 97, 116 Osburn. Gene 205 Osburn, Kelly 151 Osburn, Libby 213 Osburn, Terry 209 Oswald, Paula J. 177 Otten, JoAnn 217 Otten, Scott 177 Otterstrom, Laura A. 32, 122, 177 Over "25" Association 104 Ovletrea, Anthony 91, 217 Owen, Lora 97, 185 Owens, LA. 191 Owens, Laurie 85, 201 Owens, Ronald 85 Pack, Melvin 219 Paden. Kristi 177 Page, Helen 216 Page, Paula 219 Page, Terrie 178 Painter, Jon E. 107, 157, 207 Panhellenic 131 Parkening, Karen 95 Parker, C.H. 71, 116, 118 Parker, Jana 213 Parker, Jimmy H. 201 Parker, William S. 177 Parks, Louie 219 Parson, Jody 85 Partak, Barbara 201 Parton, Troy 217 Patel, Manoj 85, 89, 115 Patrick, Robert 219 Patrick, Susan 211 Patterson, Amy 95, 111, 130, 191 Patterson, Heather 130 Patterson, Lntsee 74, 75 Patterson, Susan 177 Patton, Scott 113, 185 Payne, Joyce 213 Payne, Martha 191 Peace, LaRhonda 216 Peak, Adell 105 Pearce, Tina 177 Pearson, Joyce 185 Pease, Randy 103, 198 Peck, Shannon 154 Peeples, Amy 129 Pemberton, Lori 95 PEMM Club 109 Penner, Jerry 103 Pentico, Keith 177 Percifield, William 103 Perkins, Amy 107 Perkins, Julie 177 Perkins, Stephen D 201 Perreault, Nancy 103 Perry, Allen 191 Perry, Charles 213 Perry, Gail 191 Perry, Jerry 177 Perry, Jim 185 Perry, Lee 156, 157 Perry, Michael-Ann 20, 129, 185 Peters, Marsha 191 Peterson, Christy 104 Peterson, Dennis 219 Petitt, Leon 177 Phillips, Curtis 123, 177 Phillips, Donnie 177 Phillips, Ernie K. 191 Phillips, Leslie 177 Phillips, Inu Ann 215 Phillips, Marie 191 Phillips, Yvonne 137, 201 Philpott, Russ 132 Phipps, Conley 147 Phipps, Nila 213 Phi Sigma Kappa 132, 133 Piccininni, Stephen 89, 177 Pickle, Angel 187 Pielsticker, John C. 201 Pierce, Doug 177 Pitts, Todd 101, 112, 177 Pivarnik, Matt 187 Plank, Ken 106, 107, 119, 207 Plemmous, Lou Ann 201 Pointer, Sam 203 Polge, David 89, 201 Political Science!Pre-Law Club 109 Ponder, David 110 Ponnudurai, P Thurai 201 Pool, Barry 137 Poole, Janet M. 207 Poole, Mickey 201 Poor, Chris 177 Porter, Errol 177 Posey, Kelly H, 177 Poteet, Paula 201 Potter, Bob 201 Potter, Kristy 103 Potts, Bob 193 Potts, Dianna 201 Potts, Phyllis 171 Powell, James 201 Powell, Jon 103 Powell, Shirley 213 Powers, Linda 177 Prater, Angela D. 177 Prather, Luther 193 Pratt, Laura 177 Pre-Medical Society 108 Pre-Optometry Club 107 President's Leadership Cla Presley, Betty 215 Presley, Pat 211 Prechtl, Sylvanna 71 Presley, Richard 207 Presley, Shelli 177 Presson, Vicky 215 Prewett, Angela 142, 143 Priddy, Willy 141, 177 Primeaux, Freda 215 Prine, Lynn 88, 89, 193 Pritchett, Willie 219 Proctor, Ella 219 Prue, Sonya 119, 177 Pruitt, Kanitta 177 Pryse, Zack 105 Psychology Club 110 Pugh, Tommy T 177 Purvine, Brett J. 177 Quiett, Lee K. 71 Quiett, Roger 113 Quiett, Ronnie 201 Quinn, Doug 213 Quinton, Beverly M, 193 Quinton, Gary 193 Quinton, Mark 132 ss 111 Index 232 Rabbit, Traci 177 Rable, Caren 95, 119, 201 Rackley, Todd 193 Rackliff, Jackie 217 Rade, Tamra 177 Roberts, Renee 179 Roberts, Shirley 212 Robertson, Dean 179 Robertson, Sheila 187 Robertson, Wayne 132 Robinson, Ernest 217 Robinson, Janet 196, 215 Robinson, John 86 Robinson, Tina K, 124, 179 Robinson, Vivian 215 Rock, Norma 179 Rodden, Kirk A. 201 Samilton, Steve C, 147, 179 Sampson, Dedra 179 Sampson, Terry 151 Samuel, Prauttus 158, 159, 172. 179 Sanderal, Steven 217 Sanders, Grover 219 Sanders, Jodeen 97, 119, 201 Sanders, Robert 86, 87 Sanders, Susie 215 Sapp, Cynthia M, 187 Sappington, Tonya 179 Sarey, Diane M. 95, 201 Shurley, Michael 203 Siegel, Sigma Sigma Silcox, Silcox, Silkey, Stephanie 85, 97, 187 Sigma Sigma 130, 131 Tau Gamma 124 Greg 179 Kelly 179 Eddie 201 Simmons, Kurt 179 Simms, Brian 21, 123 Simms, Curtis 201 Simms, Kurt 179 Simon, Sally 193 Radell, Roger 87, 207 Rader, Dr, Brian 71, 91, 105, 109 Radichel, Kurt 177 Ragan, Terry 103 Raine, Jesse 77 Rainwater, Deborah 101, 201 Ramey, Lisa 177 Ramsey, Jeff 193, 217 Rankin, Maggie 215 Ratliff, Michelle 133 Rathbone, Becky 87 Rathbone, Deborah 87, 177 Ray, Gene A. 207 Ray, Ronnie 193 Rayon, Crystal 133 Read, Sherry 201 Reaves, Jill 177 Reavis, Candace 177 Rebik, Angie 193 Reece Karen 177 Reed, Angela 177 Reed, J. Scott 193 Reed, Kim 201 Reed, Marsha 193 Reed, Prince D. 187 Reed, Shawnda 213 Reeder, Sonya 98 Reese, Avalon 224 Reese, J.R. 177 Reese, Linda 71 Reeves, Veronica 177 Rehl, Kimberly 103 Reitzel, Mike 151 Rentie, Kevin 24, 137 Reynolds, David T 107, 207 Reynolds, Derrick 137, 187 Reynolds, Janie 95 Rhine, John 201 Rhine, Stephen 193 Rhodes, Carol 213 Rhodes, Lisa M. 203 Rhodes, Lloyd 219 Rice, Robby 147 Rice, Gay Lynn 201 Rice, Greg 187, 208 Rice, James 124 Rice, Leeann 187 Rice, Lunelle 193 Rice, Steve 217 Richard, Barry L. 177 Ricks, Brenda 91 Rider, Sonia R. 177 Ridingen, Scott T 124 Ridse, Rachel 177 Rieman, Dandy A. 177 Rife, Lisa 125, 129 Riggs, Kevin 151 Riggs, Kimberly 95, 201 Riggs, Phillip 132 Rike, Dion 187 Ringgold, Monica 177 Risner, Stephanie 89, 193 Rivas, Ken 85, 98, 219 Roach, Jammie 115, 129, 201 Robbins, Kelly 177 Roberts, Dara 201 Roberts, Julie 179 Roberts, Kimberly R. 179 Rodgers, Tammy J. 85, 130, 18 Rodia, Ernest 224 Rodman, Charlie 122, 179 Rodriguez, Gina 103 Rogers, Brad 109 Rogers, Danelle 193 Rogers, Felicia 133, 179 Rogers, Janette 71 Rogers, Jo Ellen 215 Rogers, Rogers, Rogers, Rogers, , Sheila 187 , Susan 193 Rogers Rogers Rohrer, Keith R. 123, 179 Lynn 179 Scott 179 Shawn 193 Kelli 179 Rojas, Jose A. 201 Roland, Happy 179 Rolland, JC. 71 Rollins, Karen 215 Rollins, Katherine S. 187 Rollins, les 219 Ropp, Lebron 179 Rosamond, Norman C. 179 Rose Martha 101 Rosenthal, Michelle 123, Ross, Saundra 93, 179 Ross, Tami 106, 107, 119 ROTC 112, 113 Rotrammel, Debra 215 Rottschaefer, Jill 193 Rountree, Derek 113, 115 Rountree, Monica S. 28, 179 Rousey, Judy 211 Rousey, Sue 219 Rowan, Igonard W. 187 Rowe Penny 93 Rowland, Kimberly A. 122, 179 Rowley, Amanda 166, 179 Roye, Shannon 130 Rozell, Allison 186, 187 Rozell, Arden 186, 187 Ruble, Troy 179 Ruby, Donald 71, 95, 118, 119 Rucker, David 91 Rucker, Kevin 137, 157, 201 Ruff, Jim 219 Rumble, Dawn 179 Rury Charles 160 Rury, Dwayne 122 Russell, Edward R. 179 Russell, Marsha J. 187 Russel, Ruby 215 Rutledge, Lori 87 Ryals, Vicki 215 Ryan, Brent 201 Ryder, John 114, 203, 217 Sadler, Suzanne 213 Saghil, lnretta 85 Salisbury, Wayne 224 Sallee, Karen 85 7 Satchell, Donald 157 Satterfield, Ruston 132 Saunkeah, Ann 201 Savage, Gary 137, 193 Simpson, Angela 99, 116, 187 Simpson, Carla 97, 201 Singleton, Karen 179 Singley, Jay 151, 152 Sawyers, Tim l. 201 Schaefer, Ronald D. 71, 103 Schaffer, Kathleen 107, 207 Schaffer, Shannon 107, 207 Schaft1er, Stanley 219 Scheibner, Chris 179 Schiller, Bill 71 Schiltz, Tammy M, 107, 207 Schivally, Angela 193 Schmidt, Kathleen 71 Schmitt, Earl 71 Schoem, Angie 85 Schrader, Stacy 179 Schrader, Terri L. 89, 116, 193 Schula, Paul 116 Schultze, John 179 Scott, Amy 179 Scott, Debbie 91, 179 Scott, Dianna 105 Scott, Evelyn M. 201 Scott, Jana 130, 193 Scott, Katie 205 Scott, Robbie W. 187 Sinoletor, Karen 85 Sinor, Lora 179 Sisk, Gwendolyn 187 Sitkowski, George 147 Sittler, Ed 95 Six, Matt 187 Sixkiller, John 217 Sizemore, Glen 73 Skaggs, Loretta 213 Skold, Sharon 215 Slack, Danny 137, 172, 179 Slater, Frank 201 Slaton, Greta 73 Sloan, Kayadesbah 98 Sloan, Kennedy J, 124, 193 Sloan, Mitzy 170, 179 Smalley, Tina 3, 152, 154, 179 Smart, Antoinette 125 Smiatek, Stanley 179 Smith, Betty A, 179 Smith, Bob 211 Smith, Boyd 219 Smith, Brock 157 Scraper, Jason 179 Seawright, Debby 215 Seawright, Lorraine 201 Secratt, James 219 Secrist, Wayne 103 Seely, Lori 201 Sega JT 71, 78, 79 Selby, Suzanne E 201 Sellen, Dana 123, 130 Sellers, Jeff 179 Sells, Jr. Albert W. 85, 99, 114, 193 Seniors of the Year 194, 195 Sessions, James 108 Sexton, Kristy 87, 98 Shackelford, John 193 Shamblin, Rita 193 Shankles, Eric 179 Shannon, Scott 172, 179 Sharp, Brenda S. 193 Sharp, J. Michael 71, 77 Shaver, Raymond 147 Shaw, Brenda 201 Shaw, Jason 158 Shaw, Sandra 193 Shaw, Sherman 89 Shear, Mark 106, 107, 115, 207 Sheets, Craig 179 Sheffler, Victoria 73, 208 Shelton, Andrea 179 Sheperd, Danita 101 Shepherd, Leslie 193 Sherwood, Stacy 3, 179 Shewy, Brian 107, 207 Shiew, Stacey 156, 157, 193 Shine, Johnny 219 Shinn, Jennings 104 Shoemake, Kristy 81, 92, 93, 193 Shoemaker, Teresa 98 Shook, Jane 215 Short, Tommy C. 179 Shreffler, Mark 201 Smith, David 89, 93 Smith, Debra M. 201 Smith, Douglas 193 Smith, Jerold 179 Smith, Josh 179, 198 Smith, Keith H. 201 Smith, Ken 119 Smith, Kim 179 Smith, Laferne 215 Smith, Laura 143 Smith, Marcie 213 Smith, Mary Jane 215 Smith Smith, Michelle 65 Mike 179 Smith, Monnie 179 Smith, Noel 219 Smith, Pam 193 Smith, Pat 115 Smith, Smith, Patricia 104 Rebecca 111, 115, 179 Smith, Richard 179 Smith, Robin J, 97, 193 Smith, Ronda 95 Smith, Royce 201 Smith, Sam 215, 219 Smith, Shawn 187 Smith, Stan 95, 119 Smith, Steve O. 179 Smith, Susan R. 179 Smith, Tammy M. 95, 179 Smith, Terri 85, 93, 193 Smoke, Audra L. 179 Snell, Brian 85, 113 Snider, Rob 95, 119 Snodgrass, Craig 213 Snook, Bart 89, 141, 193 Snover, Dan 151, 153 Snow, Joe 85 Soccer 140, 141 Society of Collegiate Journalists 116 Softball 152-155 233 ! Sommers, Penny 95 Soontay, lnetta 105 Souter, Tracy 99, 101, 116, 193 Southerland, Elaina 179 Southerland, Russell C. 104, 179 Spain, Krista L. 179 Speaks, Sterling 203 Spears, Burl 219 Spears, Helen 97 Spears. Jack 73. 91. 211 Spars. Nila 213 Spears, Shannon L. 187 Stratton, Mary 213 Strecker, Jeff 187 Street, Kim 85, 133, 179 Strickland, Ken 87 Strickland, Marie 201 Stricklen, Kenny 179 Strong, Kim 193 Stroup, Angie 179 Student Council for Exceptional Children 117 Stueven, Shirley K, 201' Stuff, Molly 217 Sturdevant, Martha 73 Thompson, Terry 181 Thorne, Johnson W, 113, 157, 203 Thorne, Tim 181 Thornton, J. Bryan 203 Thornton, Marsha 187. 217 Thouvenel. Bryan 181 Tiffany, Elaine 205 Tiger, Chris 137, 181 Tiger, Ernie 132 Tiger, Tomi J. 98, 203 Tillery, Lloyd 137. 181 Timko. Georgene 89 Vance, Mark 181 Van de Wege, Lori 95, 193 Vann, Roseanna 203 Vann, Terry 104 Van Nostrand. Joyce A, 73 Van Schuyver, Benny 53, 203 Vang, Ker 200 Varble, Michael 87, 187 Varden, Robin 122 Vaughan, Barbara 203 Vaughan, Ken 85 Vaughn, Debbie 203 Spicer, Chris 141, 193 Sponseller, Jeff 107 Sponseller, Tracie 106, 107 Spradlin, Brenda K. 179 Sprangle, Kyle 123, 193, 217 Sprayberry, Kevin 112 Spring, Eric 163 Spring, Sheila 95 Springwater, Wendy 129 Stabler. Kenneth 187 St, Clair, Ron 198, 201 Stacy, Angela E. 179 Staggers, Leon 179 Standifer, Margaret 216 Standiford, Tammy 193 Standingdeer, Ken 98 Stanfield, Carol 219 Stanford, Ronda 1, 60, 85, 93 Stanford, Sammy 85, 190 Stanford, Tammy 85 Stangeby, Colin 108 Stangeby, Paul 87, 98 Stanley, Philip W. 113, 201 Stark, Michelle 179 Stasell. Shelley 117 Staton, Larry 201 Staton, Laura 193 Stearns, Mike 179 Stearns, Ray 85 Steffen, Jim 106, 107, 119, 207 Steinberg, David 17, 137, 157, 179 Steinmeyer, Ross 93 Stephens, Delores 203 Stephens, Diane 201 Stephens, Victoria 179 Sterne, Kerry 179 Stevens, Chris 152, 153. 154, 155. 201 Stevens, Michael 19, 20, 179 Stevens, Michael 19, 20, 179 Stevens, Nancy 103 Stewart, Larry 103 Stewart, Mia C. 179 Stewart, Pat 157 Stick, Alvin 193 Stierwalt, Steve 219 Stiglets, Mary 85 Stiglets, Shelly 103, 116 Stiles, Tammy 179 Still, Meladee 103 Stinson. Don 103 Stites, Cynthia 119, 193 Stogner, Larry 203 Stogsdill, Elaine 95, 187 Stokes, Edith 105 Stoll, Gatha 201 Stone Dani 187 Stoops, Blaine 109 Stout, Brian 179 Stout, Kim 119. 201 Stout, Mark 87 Sturgeon, Wayne 213 Sulivant, Jana 179 Suminski, Michael 115. 187 Summer, Debra A. 201 Sumner, Delores T. 73 Sunday, Gayle 105 Surbey, Kathy M. 201 Sutterfield, Sean 85, 119 Swafford, Chris 87 Swan, Shelda R, 193 Sweeney, Robert 132 Sweet, Alma 104, 181 Sweet, Linda 213 Swepston, Jaynie 120, 130, 201 Swift, Ron 160 Swinford, Phyllis 97, 119. 201 Swink, Kathy 107. 207 Sylvester, John 219 Szabina, Steve 181 Taber, Bart 181 Talley, Jim 123 Tankersley, Angel 181 Tannehill, Kynda 187 Tanner, Tracie 187 Tarwater, Terry 156, 193 Tate, Kevin 137, 157, 181 Taylor, Elizabeth 181 Taylor, Ken 113, 123 Taylor, Lawrence R. 193 Taylor. Robert 73 Teague, Gloria 101, 187 Teas, Dave 217 Tecumseh, Carmin 20, 123, 181 Teel, Dawn 107, 111. 207 Teel Ellen M. 181 Tees, David 187 Tehee, Dianna 104, 181 Templeman, Mindy 181 Tennis 158, 159 Terneus, Laura 181 Terneus, Tommy 124, 201 Terrell, Linda 103 Terrell, Sheryl 205 Terry, Doug 111, 115, 187 Terry, Harold R. 181 Thacker, Mike 113. 132 Tharp, Rod 119, 207 Thoman, Rebecca L. 193 Thomas, Dan 107 Thomas, Darryl Thomas, Mary Lou 215 Thomas, Pam 107, 207 Timmons, David 73, 76 Tincher, Kristi 181 Tindol, Geraldine 93, 115, 193 Tinkle, Kelly 181 Tisdale, Jr. Michael 158, 181 Todd, Dellise 129 Todd, Holly 115, 128, 129, 131 Tolbert Lisa 93 Toon, Donna 181 Torix, Leon 219 Torix, Melissa 181 Tosh, Kevin 187 Toulouse, Ron 73 Tourism Management 96, 97 Towns, Chanda 203 A Townsend, Phillip 123 Townsend, Steve 122 Track 156, 157 Travis, Amy 95 Treagesser, Lawrence V. 203 Trent. Tom 132, 181 Troglin, Lois 181 Troppman, Joy E. 205 Trotter, Shawna 117 Trowhill, Dana M. 203 Trude. Lawrence 187 Truitt, Vickie 181 Truman, Bridget 110, 119 Tucker, Jamie Jo 203 Tucker, Jamie 203 Tucker, Sondra 89 Tucker, Tom 89 Tuder, Edward 203 Tull, Brenda 203 Turk, Kevin 181 Turley, Melinda 95, 130 Turman, Rikki 109 Turner. Lee 141, 193 Turner, Stephanie 193 Turner, Tanya 203 Turpin, Paul 125, 127, 181 Tuttle, Danna 181 Tyazzie, Ricky 181 Vaught, Brad 161 Vesper, Michelle 193 Veith, Charles R. 73 Vernon, Juanita 93 Vesper, Michelle 98 Vickrey, Katherine 203 Vineyard, Susan 203 Vivian, Chris 112, 125 Voght, Rise 101 Von Ansen, Carmen 89 Vopalensky, Gary 117 Votaw, Glenda E. 119, 203 Votaw, Phillip 181 Votaw, Steve 203 Wade, James R. 205 Wade, Jimmy 103 Wade, Kim 160 Wagner, Sandy 213 Wagstaff, Angela 103 Walden, Walker, Walker, Walker, Walker, Walker, Walker, Walker, Walker, Walker, Walker, Walker, Walling, Robert 151, 153 Brent 95 Demetrius 181 James P 73 Jeff 205 LaShell 89, 187 Lisa 105, 107, 119, 207 Marsha 101, 187 Mary Gaye 117 Netetia 18, 95, 97, 128, Patricia 133 Violet 85, 193 Sandra 211 Walls, Charnell D. 181 Walters, Walters, Danny 181 John 123 Tyner, Annie 212 Tyson, John 85, 93, 132 Uhren. Thomas A. 187 Walters, Vindetta 193 Ward, Amie 181 Ward, Cynthia A. 181 Ward, Mitchell 122, 181 Ward, Sunni D. 181 Ward, William J. 73 Warne, Julie 91 Warren, Maxcine 95 Warren, Tammy 181 Washington, James C. 181 Washington, Michael 147, 148 Underwood, James W. 181 Underwood, J. Ross 73 Unger, Danielle 95 Unger, Linda M. 203 Urlanda, Grace U. 207 Uzzo, John 73 , Dave 193 Wasson Watkins, Carl 125 Watkins, Gary 113 Watkins Watkins Watson. , Stefani 158, 181 , Will 119, 181 Brenda L. 107, 207 Stovall, Angela D, 193 Stovall, Jimmy D. 193 Stover, Terry 122, 201, 217 Stowers, Janet L. 117, 193 Thompson Thompson Thompson, Thompson, Clyde 151 Donald A. 107, 207 Dwayne H. 181 Gail 215 Watson, Bud 211 Watson, John 219 Watson, K0 219 Waybright, Brian 203 Stowersh Ilia 213 Thompson Kel, 91 Weavel. Jimmie 143 Straining, Jr. Larry E, 179 Thompson, Lisa K. 193 WQDVQT- CHY1 93, 115- 181 Strand, Darlene A. 179 Thompson, Mark 181 WQBVQTY Donnie 156 Strate, JoLynn 201 Thompson, Sabrina 95, 181 Weaver' Tim 109 1 Index 234 Willie. Toni 181 Webb, Brett 187 Willis. Ken 75 Webb, Robert P 73 Willis. Phyllis 213 Webb. W, Roger 222 Weeks, Steve 97. 193 Welborn, Stacey 107, 187, 217 Welch. Bobbie 203 Welch, Bobby 219 Welch, Jarrod 147, 181 Welch. Joe 193 Welch, Sheila 181 Welker, Cathy 217 Wills. Derek 193 Wilson. Charley 158 Wilson. Ginny 75, 211 Wilson. Janet 118 Wilson. Jo 181 Wilson Wilson , Johnny 147 . Kent 107. 207 Wilson. Larry 118 Wilson, Noel 130 Zaferes. Andrew 20. 151. 152. 186 Zafers. John 20. 151. 186 Zerbe. Rob 119 Ziegenfuss. Stacy 89. 115. 192. 195 Zoellner, Carrie 215 Wells, Fenetta 128 Wentz. Charles 193 Wesson, Bryan 105 Wilson. Mike 181 Wilson. Robbie 209 Wilson, Shirley 193 West, Ann 205 West. Jeremy 181 West. Roger 73 West, Susan 205 Westbrook, Paul 73 Westmoreland. Wanda 216 Wetzel. Carlene 193 Whatley. James S. 113. 181 Whatley, Jim 193 Wheat. Randle 156 Wheatley. Tracy 203 Wheeler. Dale 219 Wheeler, Jill 110 Wheeler. Margaret Roach 48 Whisenhunt, James J. 203 Whitacre, Dana A. 181 White Craig 158. 181 White. Frankie 93 White. Kimberley 203 White. Linda D, 104, 181 Whitesell. Bill 119. 207 Whitley, Bill 219 Whittaker, Kristie 89. 129 Whittle Jackie 181 Whomble. Rhonda 203 Who's Who 80. 81 Wickham. M. Gary 73 Wicklitfe, Tom 203 Wilcox, Cecil 219 Wilcox. Susan 93 Wild Bunch Karate Club 102, 103 Wilfong. Chris 203 Wilhite James 74. 75 Wilkins, Lori 187 Wilkson. Steven C. 75 Willard, David A. 125. 193 Willey. Janet 203 Williams Williams , Angela 119 . Bennie 151 Williams Daniel 87, 181 Williams David 181 Williams Earl 75 Williams. James D. 203 Williams. Jr. James D. 75 Williams Jennifer 187 Williams Johnny M. 137. 181 Williams Joy M. 99, 187 Williams, Karen 87. 181 Williams, Lawrence 133 Williams Lisa 215 Williams Lori 181 Williams. Peggy 215 Williams. Randa G. 193 Williams. Rhonda 203 Williams. Robert 13, 112. 181 Williams, Scott B. 181 Williams Sherrie D. 130. 181 Williams Susie 75, 95 Williams. Terry G. 81, 89, 107, 111. 193 Williarns. Torrie A. 181 Williams. Traci 181 Williams, Velma 181 Williams, Vic 147, 157 Williamson. Virna 98. 119. 181 Willie, Toni 181 Winfield, Layne 188. 193 Winford. Stephon R. 193. 195 Winkler, JoAnn 215 Winn. Patsy 95 Winston. William 133 Winters Ken 95, 203 Winton, Harper 116 Winton. Mike 193, 195 Wismer, Kevin 123 Withee, Denise 109. 187 Witzansky. Troy 42. 161. 162 Wofford, Ruby 215 Wolfe, Necia 122, 193, 195 Women in Optometry 107 Wood. Less 157 Wood, Stacy 181 Woodard. Rowena 215 Woodruff. Scott 181 Woods. Elizabeth 122, 170, 181 Woods. Laura 187 Woods. Stuart 213 Woodward, Susan 85 Woody. Jaime 130. 133 Woodyard. Chantal M. 124. 181 Woolbright, Jannean 110 Woolever. Patricia 75 Wooley. lJ2Roy 219 Wooten. Monica 116 Wooton, Marty 118. 203 Workman. Betty 216 Wortman, Michael D. 203 Worthan. John 125 Wright. Gayla D. 187 Wright. Ronald 7. 137 Wright, Troy 91, 187 Wyatt. Bryan S. 187 Wyatt, Scott 105, 115 wyiy, Jeanie 59. 75, 104. 131, 211 Wynn. Valree 224 Wyrick. Ellen 101 Wyrick John 101 Wyse. Chris 187 Yadon. Robert 203 Yandell. Lance 7. 137, 162 Yates. Andrea 105 Yates. Don W, 195 Yates. Mary 181 Yates, Michael 112 Yocham. Gary 181 Yohn. Richard 195 York, Tom Young. Bobby 219 Young. Carol 17 Young. Kathie 122. 181 Young, Sherry 119, 195 Young. Susan 203 Youngman. Kim 95 Zoellner. Mary Ann 53, 115, 195 Zoellner. Robert H. 119. 207 Zulch, Anthony 217 Summer Tsa La Gi Staff Special thanks to those who helped complete the last 44 pages of the Tsa La Gi. Sandy Wagner, adviser Caryl Boatright, Sean Botts, Mike Jones, Annette Perry, Lynn Prine, Don Stinson, Angela Stovall, Cris Wyse GRACE UFILANDA, a member of the College of Optometry graduating class of 1988, receives her cowl from Dr, Leland Carr and Dr. Hank VanVeen, l index aw. J 235 Jef Closing Psst . . . With the year behind us, we carried our possessions to waiting cars and said our goodbyes. Some felt relief while others shed tears. We made friends and had experiences we would never forget. We remembered late-night cramming sessions, dances in the ballroom, yelling at sporting events and parties. But there was more. We were proud to share our secrets with Oklahoma and the nation. We realized that our university had become something great and we were all a part of that greatness. It was revealed that Green Country had more to offer than natural beauty and historical significance, it also offered one of the finest universities in the state, We knew it all along! Our campus boasts a variety of trees. The approach of winter be- comes obvious as the leaves begin to fall. Students made the most of pleasant autumn days and wore short sleeves for as long as they could. iPhoto - Todd Johnsony The annual NSU Dance Concert provides wholesome entertainment for students and area residents. More than 50 students participated in this year's concert. Displaying top lorm, Kelly Kennedy was all smiles as she made this dance routine look easy. iPhoto - Nicole Hauserj s ,ww Fans remain enthusiastic as the Fledmen make their way to a homecoming victory. After they performed in a spectacular halftime show, NSU Entertainers Alice King and James Hayes joined the rest of the crowd and tried to stay dry as the football game continued. iPhoto - Nicole Hauserj Redmen lootball almost always draws a large crowd. A pep rally was held prior to every game. Cheerleaders and team members used the opportunity to show their appreciation for campus and community sup- port. After enjoying the refreshments, players lounged in the grass and waited for the excitement to begin. iPhoto - Todd Johnsony 3' . QW 4 A -', A iw W' ' ' I - . . Q shag, 3 .. .: 4 ' ,wg HT: , 1 "l"V'i".'s"' 1 - ' .i 1 ', . . A ' sn-ai' ' ' . :fav - -rf ' 4. -. ,L . N SA' ' 1 'r 4- , ' 1j3' 1"u sierra 3 4 ' wx V. 21" t 5. 4' 1 r ,iktogv , .t f, ' . J , 1' Av 8 -Q-it xl' 'fits--g "T ""1N Division Page J eq 2 3 6 -- ,-.....,Q. it , W , - . I f '1 tx-Y ",,1'S" s ky' .3- hgis '- ag, .' -A .E ,-- sf- ' w " - f f t, 3 uf. ,-nz' 'lst " 4 e wise i .:w'-'nf' i iss KL'L i ' -'owe .ww 4 + L . ? . 1: .2 ,Z K Sit' 'A . my Q ,i , lyrsy r . -1 ' ' .s an, I ,5i- F sur. , A -VA 51,2 i. KA' . A A qx ,:'f:'v- .ff -, bxyf -. .,.,. ,t,.,Qa..-lm! .. 1 we '44 Cl There was a positive attitude on cam- 'Z pus. Something was always being accom- plished. It was a busy year. 27 I Sora Brown 1 1 Knew It All Along' 5 'P' 9 if W ,. 1. ,V Q. i --at A-i My Balance and quickness are necessary for a new sport students ca!! Hackey-Sack. David Fishinghawk found the gazebo, with its smooth concrete Noor, a perfect place for playing the popular campus sport. iPhoto - Mike Brownj Tahlequatfs Main Street Association, in promotion of Green Country, sponsors Town Square Luncheons during warm weather. The events were enhanced by clowns who gave away balloons to both young and old participants, iPhoto - Mike Brownj fee, , 4' ' Q K-iosing 2 3 7 After a late night of study the following day of classes can seem much longer than usual. For this stu- dent a short nap on the couch in the lobby ol Seminary Hall was a big help in making it through the rest of the day. iPhoto - Larry Colliery Discussing the wildlife that roamed our campus was definitely a squirrely subject. This furry critter seem- ingly strikes a pose for the camera. iPhoto ' Larry Colliery f ., N' . i .HL 1 ' V 'WJQ5 K, , +" vw: f 1 X. ff 4 t V 1 . ft I' "'- i .",-f ,.t"1++fS. ft ' 1 'if U, V, .ws 'Tw orth Easter State Univ Ab! tl. Q f,?t?Qw 1, ffl ' 3' - v fit' ', , A . ,5 f 5,5 ,Rl fy 1- , ,. Q 1 f ixm f, ,, Aiwa . tjtt ,tm t Nf- K N x K .kk ft .Tir Q F. t . , v . ' QJYTM' 1 Q, Q' A . X iff + 1 f?:,' is 4-1 t 3' 1 Ah 'Vs rw' 'Q , .gt t . Jw, ,Q i If ,,. . ,X . R ' ip. 'I N 1:25 , . 5 8 . mans School is out, Finally! Sometimes it seemed like it would never end, but it did. Now that it was all over, it didn't seem like it lasted such a long time after all. Not to worry though for many there was always next year to look foward to. This unidentified student patiently waits with her belongings for someone from home to pick her up. iPhoto - Larry Colliery Our campus is certainly empty during the summer, but there are always those students who attend summer classes. There are, however, a few times during the year when the campus is completely deserted and one of those times is the week of spring break, Stu- dents load their luggage into a bus headed for Daytona Beach, Fla., just one of the spring break trips arranged by the Northeastern Activities Board. iPhoto - Larry Collierl Closing 240 td .S fs iw: Z' ,i fr ,Q Colophon Psst. . . Volume 62 of the Northeastern State University Tsa La Gi Yearbook was designed and prepared by the the 'Isa La Gi staff. We submitted 240 camera-ready pages to the Delmar Company in Charlotte, NC., where 1,800 copies of the yearbook were printed using offset lithography. The news magazine, which also utilizes offset lithography, was printed on cam- pus as a seperate publication and inserted into the yearbook after it was delivered from the printing plant in North Carolina. The paper stock chosen for the book was 80 lb. Westvaco Sterling Enamel, except for the endsheets which are 75 lb. Glacier White. Matte Black lD'28l ink was used for all type and the endsheets utilized Forest Green ID-211 as an additional color Four-color process was used on the first 15 pages of the opening section. The remaining pages were printed in black ink which was accented by the use of various screen tints and rule lines. The cover material chosen was Lexatone grey 841098 with a corduroy grain 41829. The cover design, by editor Paula Hood, was highlighted with green HB-98 foil stamping and accented with blind embossing. The staff would like to thank Jim Howard, vice president for administration, for increasing our budget and allowing us to do the kind of cover we thought would make the yearbook extra special. The final pages were prepared and all typesetting for the book was done on a Compugraphic PowerView 10. The coven the endsheets, the title page, all division pages, the pages of the opening and closing sections and the entire index section utilize Souvenir Italic as the main typestyle. Nash- ville Italic was the main typestyle used in the campus life section, while the academics section made use of Times. The main typestyle chosen for the organizations section and the sports section was University Qoman and for the greeks section, the people section, page numbers and folios we chose Omega as the main typestyle. The news magazine was set in Triumvirate. All body copy and captions were set in Triumviraie, with the exception of the body copy and captions on the division pages which were set in Sou- venir Light. Division page copy was set in 10 pt. type and accented with a 14 pt. initial letter. All other body copy was set in 8 pt. type with a 14 pt. initial letter and captions were set in 6 pt. type with an 8 pt, initial letter All headlines were set in 40 pt. type and all secondary headlines were set in 20 pt. type. Page numbers were set in 12 pt. type and folios were set in 10 pt. type. Most of the photographs were taken by the yearbook staff and supplement- ed with photographs taken by the staff of Photographic Services. More than 2,800 photographs, including portraits, were chosen for use in the year- book. The staff would like to extend a special thanks to Mike Brown, director of Photographic Services, who not only supervised the taking of 1,800 student and faculty portraits, but also did all he could to make our job eaiser The theme for the 1988 Tsa La Gi, 'lIt's No Secret Anymorelf' was found to be appropriate due to the number of students that came from areas outside those in the immediate vicinity. This influx resulted in our school becoming the fastest growing four-year university in the state and reinforced our theme. The staff of the 1988 Tsa La Gi acknowledges the following peopler The Delmar Company Frank Myers and Sherry Brenneman Sports Information Doug Quinn, director and Mike Jones Production Printing Wayne Sturgeon, director Charles Perry, Stuart Woods Mike Allen, Instructional Services Randy Groves and Tim Dorsey, The Northeastern We would like to thank our adviser Sandy Wagner for allowing us to make our own decisions so that we could learn from our mistakes. We would like to extend a very special thank-you to: Kathy Fisher Libby and Terry Osburn Kate Anderson Dr. David Timmons We express our sincerest gratitude to all of these people for their help, support and encouragement throughout the year Without their generosity when it came to sharing knowledge and their willingness to help whenever necessary, the production of this book would have been much more difficult. Tsa La Gi staff Because we put the yearbook together with a very small staff this year it was almost impossible for any one staff member to have a specific title. It was necessary for everyone on staff to perform a variety of jobs, all of which were essential to the completion of the yearbook, I would like to extend thanks to Angela Stovall, Elizabeth Woods and Nicole Hauser I would like to extend a very special thank you to Mltzy Sloan and Darryl Thomas Their willingness to see the book through to the very end, by which time everyone else had lost interest, meant a great deal to me They gave new meaning to the old saying "When the going gets tough, the tough get goingl' Their devotion to producing a quality yearbook went above and beyond the call of duty. VWthout their help completing this project would have been very difficult. I would also like to extend a very special thank you to the spring staff of The Northeastem. Though they had responsibilities of their own, they pitched in and provided much assistance toward the end. Paula Hood, editor 1988 'Isa La Gi 1988 Tsa La Gi staff Darryl Thomas, Elizabeth Woods, Sandy Wagnen adviser Mitzy Sloan, Nicole Hauser Angela Stovall Paula Hood, editor


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