Northwest Missouri State University - Tower Yearbook (Maryville, MO)

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' ■ ' i J KT rKt Rjcma irt;;. I least exDect It When you least expect it liM J jiJ ' . iota mote C»i«l«= I " » e move, 6 T " " Wl? i unigup „i ' " student. I ct O . ' fai i " ' !- i „; ' .«.: Cf. ' e V, »Oe i[ e " ' ' " ' e i : : »j ' .:. 6, V . •A yib,. 1995 Tower Volume 74 Northwest Missouri State University Maryville, Mo., 64468 (816) 562-1212 Enrollment: 6,001 Heath Hedstrom, Jen- nifer Stewart and Andg Caraway watch the Homecoming football game from the " Hottest Seat in the House. " The whirlpool sponsored bg X-106 and the Bearcat Booster Club became the coldest seat in the house for half an hour when the power was cut off due to interference with the 25 second plag clock. Photo bg Chris Tucker. When you least expect it Bearcat sweetheart Billee Warren spells out her support for the football team with foam cups before a game against Missouri Western. In addition to showing spirit during the games, Bearcat Sweethearts helped to recruit football players during the off-season. Photo by Chris Tucker. Campus safety officer Bob Blum and a Maryville fireman inspect Dixie VanRoekel ' s car after it caught on fire in the Garrett Strong parking lot. VanRoekel ' s car started smoking while she was on her way to class. Photo by Jason Clarke. Gov. Mel Carnahan visits a classroom in Eugene Field Elementary School to inspect work as it relates to the Outstanding Schools Act of 1993. Carnahan was very involved with campaigning against Amendment 7 which would have resulted in tax cuts for Missouri residents and impact Missouri revenue by billions of dollars. Photo by Russ Weydert. Corey Crawford, Whitney Thacker and Brian Starkey eat lunch in front of a fan in the Spanish Den. In September, the air conditioning in J.W. Jones Student Union was temporarily out of service causing the A.R.A. Food Services to close early. Photo by Indira Edwards. 2 • Opening mmi Expect the unexpected We planned to start the school year with a new vice president of academic affairs. However, Rich- ard Whitman left Maryville in June and cited personal reasons for his resignation. Instead of another search, President Dean Hubbard said the duties would be shifted among the deans. The shift was on at Roberta Hall as the residents dodged construction workers as they moved back in the newly-renovated hall. Lamkin Gym, another renovation project, offi- cially became the Ryland Milner Complex at a ribbon cutting ceremony during Homecoming. Locally, Gov. Mel Carnahan made headlines as he voiced concern over Hancock IFs impact on the state economy while he was here to visit the campus and dedicate the new Highway 71 Bypass and Mozingo dam project. Opening • 3 It was a roller coaster year. We had high hopes for the football team, but found a winner in the volleyball squad. We were scared with reports on the impact of Amendment 7 doubling tuition, but 700 newly-registered voters had their voices heard as Hancock II was defeated. We were disgusted with the media leaks during the OJ Simpson trial, but we faith- fully tuned in to get the latest information. During the year, we heard two bulletins regarding the White House as a Maryland man died after he crashed his plane into the residence and a Colorado man sprayed shots into the home on Pennsylvania Avenue. You never knew what was going to happen next, but one thing you could count on was it would come . . . When you least expect it Opening • 4 The final touches to Lamkin Gym are applied as Mike Borer caulks newly installed windows. According to Annelle Weymuth, a growing student population sparked the decision to construct a new section of Lamkin. Photo by Chris Tucker. Cheerleader Holly Maupin vaults into a back handspring at the Family Day game. Cheerleaders were important in keeping the spectators excited during the game. Photo by Chris Tucker. Members of Delta Zeta finish up their chalk drawing around the Bell Tower. Greek Week was held on a weekend so students did not have to worry about classes during the activities. Photo by Laura Riedel. Opening • 5 • student Lite Rainy weather conditions did not curb our enthusiasm during events like Home- coming and Northwest Week. Locations were changed for some events, but for oth- ers, the rain was endured. Dating saw the light of the computer age while some of us chose to work and play after dark. Taco Bell came to campus while High- way 71 provided new business possibilities such as a Super Wal-Mart. Entertainment was abuzz with comedy and serious issues. Adam Sandler brought his adult humor and Diamond Rio gave us a bluegrass and country beat. The lecture se- ries provided controversy as abortion, women ' s issues and morality took the stage. It was a year that challenged us and also W provided fun.. .when we least expected it es as th Kw, e greeks shoWTth When the events of Greek Week were crammed into a weekend, the high spirits of the Greek community were not affected. In the past, a week was set aside for celebrating Greek hfe and helping out the community through fun and games. This time around, Greek Week was packed into one weekend. In an effort to alleviate the stress from homework, events were held on the weekend when students did not have to worry about the academic side of higher education and could concentrate more fully on the event. The Greek Sing at the Bell Tower kicked the weekend off and was followed by the competitive games held on the tundra. " It was just an incredible weekend, " Jennifer Noller of Sigma Sigma Sigma said. " This Greek Weekend will always be remem- bered because it was different. It in- creased participation because people did not have to worry about classes. " The real purpose behind the Greek Weekend activities could have been summed up in one word: unity. Many felt a strong bond not only between members of their own fraternity or sorority but also between other members of the Greek community. " Things were a little more crammed together, " Delta Chi Gene Gregory said. " The best part was hanging out with everyone because I had a lot of friends in other chapters. " During the weekend, Greeks also concentrated on helping the local Mary ville chapter of the Red Cross with their annual Rocking Chair Philanthropy. " One of the first purposes was to promote Greek unity, " Noller said. " One of the overriding purposes was the focus on the Red Cross. " Along with the time change, the Rocking Chair Philanthropy also undertook a slight change from the tra- ditional route. The chair had sat at the Nodaway County Courthouse, but it moved to the front parking lot of McDonald ' s. The Rocking Chair Philanthropy was a large event for the Greeks. It was hard to miss as people drove down Main Street. The Red Cross was not the only organization who benefited from Greek Weekend. There was also a canned food drive and clothing drive to help out the needy residents of Maryville. The weekend concluded with the awards ceremony where Alpha Kappa Lamda and Delta Zeta won most Greek participation and the Tri-Sigs and Sigma Phi Epsilon won outstanding Greek organizations. Philanthropy and fun combined to make Greek Weekend a success to all involved. W ..» By Sara Meyers jgKgk ■■■■1 HBHI e i Twhy conMions, fun prevaileawheri Wmim A ■ |M Northwest We asbrought iric rsM Horizontal bungee jumping, human bowling, carni- val games and comedians entertaining the crowd pro- vided an alternative to the normal school schedule. During Northwest Week, students had a chance to enjoy a stress-free environment. The weather changed rapidly, making for unpredict- able conditions. Despite the weather, the fun was not diminished. Fun Flicks kicked off the week in the Spanish Den by allowing participants to make their own mini movie or music video. The experience was captured on videotape free of charge. Students also had the opportunity to attend and par- ticipate in a two-hour comedy show, " We Can Make You Laugh. " According to Kevin Gogan, Campus Activity Pro- grammers president, the game show involved three comedians. The show began with a stand-up act which included material from their own personal repertoire. This was followed by a game show in which audience members names were randomly drawn out of a hat to appear on stage. Once on stage, the comedians each had two minutes to make the contestant laugh. " The comedians came out on the stage dressed in costumes such as a mother or the worst prom date a person could have, " Gogan said. " If the three comedi- ans did not make the contestant laugh or smile, then the person won $25. " Gogan also commented on the success of " We Can Make You Laugh. " " I had never seen the Spanish Den so full, " he said. " It was standing room only. " Another event during the week was Spring Spirit Fest ' 94 which was moved into the University Conference Center because of rain. However, the move did not put a damper on activities. " I considered the carnival a great success even though it had to be moved due to the rain, " Gogan said. Michelle Leeper, who attended the event with her friends, went horizontal bungee jumping. " It was a thrilling experience to be with friends and participate in the game, " Leeper said. If students did not enjoy putting their life on the line by horizontal bungee jumping, human bowling or Sumo wrestling, several other carnival activities were offered. " Some of the different sororities and groups had activities such as a sucker tree and we looked for the suckers with green dots and we got a prize, " Sarah Partlow said. Music also added to the excitement of the festival. During the carnival. Trio Aztlan, a Mexican American guitar group, walked around and sang Mexican music to spectators. Another group which performed during the week was Turtlemoon, an Omaha-based group, who opened for the Fishheads. The Fishheads performed a mix of reggae, rock alternative, novelty, oldies and island music. Winding up the bash, weekend events included a " Shake Rattle and Bowl " at Bearcat Lanes, Road Ride from Maryville to Pumpkin Center and a Mountain Bike ride in Beal Park. While there were many events for University stu- dents to get involved in, the unpredictable weather conditions did not alter the entertainment. The week not only brought out the daring edge in many students, but also created a fun diversion from classes. By Kris Underwood and Ruby Dittmer JO Student Life Amy Sheffield laughs as her Sumo wrestling suit is blown up. Sheffield was one of many students who participated in the well attended Northwest Week. Photo by Laura Riedel. A member of Trio Atzlan, a Mexican-American group, strums his guitar for spectators. The band was one of the three groups which performed during the week. Photo by Laura Riedel. Chris Hornbaker strains against the bungee cord. Horizontal bungee running and human bowling were two of the main attractions at the carnival. Photo by Chris Tucker. Northwest Week • 11 Horticulture major Aaron Browning grasps a layer of sod to be placed in front of Lamkin Gym. Besides landscaping, a new circle drive, bleachers and lights were improvements made to the gym. Photo by Chris Tucker. Residents of Roberta Hall talk among themselves in one of Roberta ' s newly renovated suites. Resi- dents enjoyed new furniture, carpeting and pri- vate bathrooms. Photo by Chris Tucker. 12 • Student Life Rick Wilson prepares the Ryland Milnersign for a cortcerte base. Renovations made to the Ryland Milner Complex were completed by Mackey Mitchell Associates. Photo by Chris Tucker. enovations ,nange am pus mage ROBERTA HALL AND LAMKIN GYM UNDERGO EXTENSIVE CONSTRUCTION Several improvements made around campus gave Northwest a modem image. Repaved park- ing lots and increased grounds maintenance were a few of the smaller changes, but perhaps the biggest of the renovation projects was Lamkin Gym. The original facility, which opened in 1959, wasonly capable of holding 1,500 people. Since Northwest ' s enrollment increased to 6,000, ex- pansion was necessary. " Northwest had grown so much that we really needed a new facility, " Annelle Weymuth, ex- ecutive assistant to the president, said. A lot of time, money and hard work went into the beautification process. Phase one of the project included completion of a $2 million Student Recreation Center. " Normally we ranged from 250-280 users per day, " Mark Goetz, a rec center worker, said. " The facility was a great opportunity for students to exercise and have fun doing it. " Phase two covered the remodeling of Lamkin. In addition to a new entrance with a circle drive and a resurfaced gym floor, new lights, bleachers and a new exercise physiology laboratory were added. Phase three included the new multi-purpose first floor that contained the fitness center, bat- ting cages, locker rooms, an enlarged varsity weight room and a state-of-the-art athletic train- ing room. In all, the project totaled $6 million. Despite the construction troubles and rain delays most people were optimistic about the finished job. " Although progress was slower than we had expected, we were pleased with the outcome, " Jim Redd, athletic director, said. " A lot of people put in a lot of time and worked very hard to complete the project. " The facility was dedicated to 85-year-old By Kelly Kepler Ryland Milner, who was once the athletic direc- tor of the University. Another large construction project included the " gutting out " of Roberta Hall. The $3.5 million project covered new carpeting, paint, lights and furniture. Residents enjoyed the luxu- ries of air-conditioning and a new heating sys- tem. The individual rooms were repainted and refurnished, and the bathrooms were recon- structed. Residents of Roberta had to pay an extra $200 a semester to live in the hall. Residents were pleased with the changes. " Little things like leaky showers, the smell of sewage and early morning construction work were a problem at first, but the air-conditioning made up for it, " Michelle MacMahon said. " Having an adjoining bathroom with our suitemates, instead of just one for the whole floor, was also a lot more conve- nient. " Construc- tion problems caused many unexpected delays, but as renovations were com- pleted, most agreed the fi- nal product was worth it. Wayne ini-r and Rich Toth move furniture into Roberta s rennovated first floor lounge. Theresi- dence hall was restored instead of constructinga new building. Photo by Chris Tucker. Renovations • 13 Northwest seniors anticipate their turn to receive a diploma during the graduation ceremony. Candidates received their diplomas from Patt VanDyke, interim vice president. Photo by Chris Tucker. Students makelight of their years of hard work. This element of humor eased the tension of the graduation ceremony . Photo by Chris Tucker. 14 • Student Life ««. Travis Roth looks at the commencement program duringthe graduation ceremonies. The class of 1994 was the first to graduate in the newly- renovated LamkinGym. Photo by Jon Britton. a.in rin rig I uuires Day STUDENTS GET FRESH BEGINNING IN NEW GYM By Angela Tackett On the morning of the 88th commencement for Northwest ' s graduating students, thunderclouds poured down rain, slowing occa- sionally to a cold drizzle. Ushers donned in hard hats dodged puddles outside the under construction Bearcat Arena to direct people inside and to hand out programs. Inside, the scene was different. The newly- renovated gymnasium was chaotic as families tried to find seats and take last minute photos of the graduates. Seniors adjusted their caps and gowns while they gave hugs to friends and fellow graduates before the ceremony began. The graduates were seated prior to the com- mencement, a practice which started the previ- ous year, and from the crowd, family and friends could read the tops of caps which read expressions such as, " I ' m out of here. " After the academic procession. President Hubbard addressed the crowd. " This was a special day for us as a University, " Hubbard said. " In particular for this facility, Lamkin Activity Center. " This was the first commencement ceremony to be held in the newly-renovated gymnasium. In contrast to past years, the temperature in Lamkin was cooler and seating was not a problem. " The renovations to Lamkin made graduation a more pleasant event because the seating and the heat were not a problem, " Robbie Oehlertz said. William Session, 1973 Northwest alumnus and managing principal of The Session Law Firm in Kansas City, Mo., delivered the com- mencement address. He spoke of three points: vision, self examination and reward. " The primary reward each of you should seek in life, as I see it, is to satisfy your obligation to maximize those talents that have surfaced during your years here, " Session said. Session, who received his bachelor of science in what was then the cutting edge major of business and computer science, commented on the advantage Northwest students had. " You all just do not know how rewarding it will be by having the electronic campus experience, " Session said. " All of you have this experience. Only those who majored in that degree or program when I was in school had that benefit. But each and everyone of you have been exposed and I guarantee you will find you will be rewarded for it in the future. " When Session finished speaking, Hubbard gave out the Distinguished Alumni Award to Robert Tebow, 1952 graduate, and the Distin- guished Service Award to Edward Douglas, the past president of the Board of Regents. Patt VanDyke, interim vice president, pre- sented the candidates with their diplomas. The graduates left the renovated gymnasium to find the rain still pouring down. However, the rain did not hinder the day ' s events because the candidates were on their way to start a future as college graduates. Graduation ' IS MOZINGO AND BYPASS PROVIDE EXPANSION AND TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES Finished Interest By Chera Prideaux Even though many students did not believe The multi-million-dollar project had been de- there was much happening in Maryville, the veloped as a 400-acre state park recreational Highway 71 Bypass and Mozingo provided facility. Mozingo was on its way to becoming a changes that may not have been apparent, but significant tourist attraction for Maryville, in- still affected them. creasing commerce for area businesses in the The bypass was completed in late July after process, rain delays of more than a year. The highway The project was expected to become a vital allowed many students an easy trip to and from park by the summer of ' 95 and included activi- school. Anotherpartoftheprojectwastherecon- ties like camping, hiking and boating, struction of Main Street, which included the " The goal ofthe project was two-fold, " David replacement of asphalt. Angerer, city manager, said. Students had positive reactions to the conve- Angerer hoped Mozingo would accomplish nience ofthe highway. two things: a secure source of drinking water for " It was nice to not have to go through down- the community and an aide for increase in eco- town Maryville to get to St. Joseph, " Angle nomic development. Schieber said. " I didn ' t have to go through all the In addition, the project would increase tourism traffic. " in Maryville and would promote Maryville in The highway also allowed drivers a safer order to attract businesses. According to means of traveling within Maryville. Angerer, the University could also benefit by " It kept all the 18-wheelersoffthe main drag, " gaining use ofthe land. Shawn Gregory said. " I had seen cars hit because " The University will be able to use the land for of the trucks that couldn ' t get turned at the recreational purposes and research, " Angerer stoplight. " said. " We think it offered some very positive Another convenience ofthe highway comple- benefits to the University, and we wanted them tion included students being able to get out of to feel like they had a definite stake in Mozingo. " tov nore quickly on their way home. Mozingo would also increase recreational " 1 I would leave school, it would take opportunities for students, twice ng on Friday afternoons to get out of " I used to work at Smithville Lake and the town be ! here were so many people leaving Mozingo project would be great for Maryville, " andd rivin .er because ofthe construction, " Kim Kinder said. " It would be something stu- Mandy Carh lid. dents could do here. " The Mozingc. -rojeci. which was completed in The Mozingo project and Highway 7 1 bypass thesummerof ' 94, also benefitted students and impacted many students lives in one way or the community. another. 16 Student Life (Uiv.MclC.urnuhuniinvt ' ilsaiiliujwcoinmi-moratini: Moxinco sdedirulion. Moxiii o snuiiniiiiri ( sfwast iiicrfastHH-imomicdfVfloinnfnt.PhittohyC.hrisTuckiT. lhiringtheMozinf odedication,Gov.Mfl(:arnuhan aildrvKsfs tin- autlirnrf. Carnaban ilrdirated llifihway 71 hr fore thr Muzingo dam dedication. Photoby Chris Tiickt r. ■f ' -h fWw W ' - ■ ' ■ ' ■; ' vt. ' i • . !. I0n llairtDu ADVANTAGE HELPS NEW STUDENTS COPE n o Mike Stephenson builds a loft in Wilson Hall. Many upperclassmen volunteered to help fresh- menmovein. Photo by Jon Britton. Boxes filled the hallways, parents and fresh- men made endless trips to their cars and verifica- tion lines grew longer as the hours ticked by. For freshmen, Advantage ' 94 was five days of unpacking, testing, computer training, meeting new people and adapting to college life. While many halls were swarmed with anxious parents and belongings, for Carrie Smith the hassle was absent. Smith and her roommate were among the few undergraduates living on her floor. " Nobody was there yet, " Smith said. " It was very quiet in our hall and very bare. " Advantage schedules were read over and over for last minute obligations. " I thought we would be really busy like every second of the day, but we weren ' t, " Smith said. " I thought we ' d have no free time, but I found myself sitting in my room a lot. " For others. Advantage was a great opportunity to become fa- miliar with new surroundings. " It helped me because it made me familiar with the cam- pus before the upperclassmen got here, " Jeremy Browning said. By Amy Duggan Even though learning where classes were was important to students, the leisure time caused many to think of home. " When I wasn ' t doing anything, that was more time for me to get homesick, " Smith said. " I knew a couple of girls who went home those first few days because they were so sad. " For Shelly Pfister, a resident assistant at Dou- glas Hall, it was her job to lend a helping hand to her neighbors. She answered questions ranging from how to use computers to when guys could and could not be in the rooms. " It was a little difficult because we couldn ' t have a floor meeting until the second day, " Pfister said. " So nobody knew the policies when they got here. " Comedian David Naster along with hypnotist Jim Wand both were returning favorites to give freshmen entertainment opportunities. While many activities were available for freshmen to attend, many found simply being with people was important. " I was really nervous and I worried about meeting new people, " Smith said. Pfister found that freshmen added to the ex- citement of the new year. " They always brought so much energy when they got here, " Pfister said. " It was a good time of the year. I got kind of stressed out, but then I saw them having so much fun, it brought me back up. " Along with the excitement came making new friends, meeting new people and experiencing life in a different way. J 8 • Student Life Advantage ' 94 • 19 Record number of friends and relatives attend annual carnival for football, food and fun Only one event brought hundreds of parents, grand- parents and children together for a fun-filled day of Sumo wrestling, goldfish races and football: Family Day. On a warm fall day, students and relatives flocked to campus to get involved in the various activities of the big day. Students found Family Day was a good event because it gave them a chance to introduce their family members to friends and college life. " Family Day was a great way for my mom to check out the University and meet all my friends, " Sarah Derks said. " It was great because it gave parents a chance to experience their child ' s home away from home. " After parents visited the residence halls in hopes of finding their child ' s room spotless , they journeyed to Mary Linn Performing Arts Center, where they were welcomed by Student Senate and treated to a perfor- mance by the University Chorale singing a variety of songs. " The Chorale concert was a nice, upbeat way to kick off the festivities, " Joniel Worley, mother of Stacia Worley, said. Families then found themselves wandering to the union parking lot for the carnival. Children enjoyed games from " guessing the weight of the Northwest linemen " to speedball to horizontal bungee jumping. " Fun Flicks " added to the celebration by allowing students to make their own music video. " My favorite part of Family Day was when I got to compete with my 10-year-old brother in the bean bag toss, " Bryce Atkins said. " I think we tied. " After the carnival, everyone packed the stands of Rickenbrode Stadium to watch the Bearcats take on the Emporia State Hornets. Families enjoyed the game despite Northwest ' s loss. " My parents came up from Pennsylvania for Family Day and the football game, " Eric Wentzel said. " It was too bad the football team lost, though, because they actually played one of their best games after the first quarter was over. " Some students took advantage of their parents ' visit, by asking for extra money for food, books or other personal items. While some students ventured out on the town with their families, others treated their parents to dinner in the union to use up their extra Aladine money. " I especially liked Family Day because my mom took me grocery shopping, " Joe Godfrey said. Some believed the lines were too long and the sched- ule was packed with too many events. " They should have stretched out the agenda, " Stacia said. " Everything was crammed into a short amount of time, and it made me feel rushed. " Although some things did not run quite as smoothly as planned, the reunion of family members was enough for most. " It was a nice social activity, " Anna Derks, mother of Sarah, said. " Unfortunately, families didn ' t seem to spend as much time together anymore, and Family Day was a good opportunity to keep communication open between parents and kids. " Complaints about lines dwindled after families be- gan to get wrapped up in the activities and saw first hand what kind of education their child was getting. Response showed it was a resounding success. ly Keple 20 • Student Life Joel Isernhagen and Scott Nelson cheer on the Bearcats during a football game against Emporia State. Although the game was close, the ' Cats eventually lost 15-20. Photo by Chris Tucker. Family Day visitors choose from a variety of activities at the carnival. Family Day gave students the opportunity to acquaint their families with Northwest. Photo by Jason Clarke. Scott Weber shows enthusiasm after a trumpet solo. Weber was a member of the Dubuque Colts and Bugle Corps before coming to Northwest. Photo by Jason Clarke. During Family Day, visitors swarm around the horizontal bungee run. The bungee run allowed students to compete against each other and their family members. Photo by Jason Clarke. Family Day • 21 Mother and daughter acting team unlock the mysteries of the heart in Broadway musical. By Amy Duggan Magical Garden T he scene began in India in the early 1900s, people were dancing in a large circle. Amidst the circle was a young girl blindfolded. She continuously turned around while each time reaching out for a willing body to help her. Within minutes, the young girl was left standing alone. The opening scene was from " The Secret Garden, " the Tony award-winning play per- formed at the Mary Linn Performing Arts Center in the fall. In " Garden, " Mary Lennox lost her parents to a cholera and one of the reasons this appealed to me was to have her epidemic that struck India, so she was forced to live with Archibald Craven, an uncle she had never met. In her new home, Mary not only had to adjust to a new environment and rules, but an atmosphere in which she was unaccus- tomed to. Ten year-old Becca Stevens, who played Mary Lennox, was the star of the show. Becca admitted when she played Mary, she not only found herself among friends, but was comforted while she shared the spotlight with her mother, Carolyn Stevens, who played Lily, Mary ' s late aunt. " The first time I had to rehearse a scene with my mom, it was kind of strange because it was not for real life, " Becca said. " We were just acting. " Other musicals Becca performed in included, " The King and I " and " The Sound of Music. " Carolyn, who had a history of acting, noted this performance was a learning experience for Becca. " I was in awe of her (Becca ' s) talent, " Carolyn said, " I was so proud of her. " Although Carolyn was closer to her other two children prior to the production, " Garden " brought her closer to Becca. " I was probably closer with the other two before the tour all by myself, " Carolyn said. As the story progressed, Mary eventually used her deter- mination and found a key to her aunt ' s garden that had been closed after her death. Colin, Mary ' s cousin, also experienced the joy of the garden. After being confined to a wheelchair, Colin took his first steps while in the magical place. This eventually brought Craven, Colin ' s father, closer to his son. Lars Kvalvaag, who played Colin, admitted what atti- tude one brought to the stage could affect one ' s perfor- mance. " I sort of had to get into the show, " Kvalvaag said. " Then I didn ' t remember that I was on stage. " Staci Maples agreed the actors ' performances had an impact on the show. " I thought they did wonderful for their age, " Maples said. " They either had a lot of experience or had wonderful training. " The play ended with the entire cast gathered in the newly-transformed garden which Mary and her friends had brought back to life. " The Secret Garden, " not only proved that uncovering one ' s secrets could be helpful, but could also bring together a long-lost family. Bt Stevens Mary Lent holds garden that brou her I far: together. play was year Steven ' s tl must Ph courtes " The Sci Gardt 22 • Student Life Cast mcm- h c r s of The Se- cret Giir- d e n " gather to- gether for a group pic- lure. ' h o t o courtesy of " The Se- cret Gar- den. " The Secret Garden • 23 Bass player Dana Williams and guitarist fimmy Olander from Diamond Rio play " Norma lean Rihy. " The concert was originally planned for Lamkin Activity Center but was moved to the Mary Linn Performing Arts Center. Photo bv Jason Clarke. Lead singer Marly Roe of Diamond Rio sings " Love a Little Stronger " Over 1,100 tickets were sold for the concert. Photo bv Jason Clarke. 24 • Entertainment A country and bluegrass mix gives Diamond Rio an award- winning sound. By Ruby Dittmer. Classic Country w, Sur- rounded by neon Ughtinif, hack-up Dana Williams entertains an almost- sold-out crowd. Diamond Rio was named Country Music ssaciation ' s Top Vocal Group in 1994. Photo hy Laura Riedcl. ith a rainbow of neon lights and a cloud of fog, Diamond Rio burst onto the stage singing, " Mirror, Mirror. " A country band with bluegrass and country roots. Diamond Rio first reached the music charts with their hit " Meet in the Middle. " The band was named Country Music Association ' s Top Vocal Group of the year in 1994. The crowd was hyped as the opening band put everyone in a country mood. Ricochet, from Omaha, Neb., had been together for a year and half, according to band member Eddie Kilgallon. " We worked with Diamond Rio for two concerts, but hoped to work with them again, " Kilgallon said. Anna McKenney believed Ricochet was an enjoyable opening act. " They were pretty good, " McKenny said. " They were like other bands, but had a different approach to the way they played the songs. " After Ricochet performed, the Mary Linn Performing Arts Center went black and Diamond Rio could faintly be seen walking onto the stage. Singing one of their first hits. Diamond Rio entertained a nearly sold-out crowd. The concert, originally scheduled to take place in the more spacious Lamkin Activity Center, was moved into MLPAC because of construction delays and slow ticket sales. " I did not think that the concert should have been moved from Lamkin to Mary Linn because of the fact that many people ' s seats got changed for the worse, " Angela Roush said. Promoting their new album " Love a Little Stronger, " Diamond Rio played a new single, " Night is Fallen in My Heart. " Diamond Rio also sang " Norma Jean Riley, " a song written by keyboard player, Dan Truman. " In high school and college, when a guy liked a girl, he did things to impress her, " Truman said. " If he had seen her someplace with a dog, he might have bought a puppy, that was where I got the idea for this song. " According to Marty Roe, Diamond Rio ' s lead singer, they did not choreograph their stage performance. " It was all spontaneous if things happened and it was cool, we ended up doing it for about a year, " Roe said. " We did not do a lot of choreographing persay; we just tried when we performed to have fun with it. We just let it happen. " Members of Diamond Rio said that they enjoyed per- forming in Maryville. " It was a blast, " Brian Prout, Diamond Rio drummer, said. " What a great crowd. It was not often that we got a chance to have come to a place like this. It was a wonderful experience. " Most students agreed with the band members. " The concert was really fun because people were dancing around and just being wild, " Jenni Nicholson said. " The highlight of the concert for me was when they sang ' Love a Little Stronger. ' " Neon lights and fog lit the stage as they entertained an almost sold-out crowd. With a country beat. Diamond Rio performed the hits that made them famous. Diamond Rio • 25 " Saturday Night Live " comedian demonstrates off-color wit for Northwest audience. By Amanda McManigal and Mike Johnson Adults Only Humor A small, shyly unassuming man walked onto the stage as the crowd rose to its feet with a standing ovation. His first lines were greeted with wild cheers and whistles. Adam Sandler, star of television and screen, was the headline performer at Mary Linn Performing Arts Center and from the audience ' s reactions, they got what they came for: wry humor and silly songs. Before Sandler took the stage, two other comedians warmed up the audience. Speech professor Jeff Przybylo presented material concerning his brother ' s band and " Scooby Doo. " " Shaggy and Scooby were obviously on marijuana, " Przybylo said. " They exhibited the two classic signs: always hungry and constantly paranoid. " Allen Covert went on stage next. He entertained the audience with bits on Maryville ' s weather and a questionable football strategy. " Our high school football team was doing real well, " Covert said. " Our coach got turned in because he was having his wife blow the players. What must he have said? ' Honey, I love you and you are beautiful. The team is doing poorly. Would you mind performing oral sex? ' " Covert said he liked to toy with real estate agents. " I liked to go in and ask them questions like, ' That was a nice wall, " Covert said. " I liked the paint color and everything. If I got blood on it, would it wash off? ' or ' If someone was screaming in the basement, could the neighbors hear it? ' and by the way, ' Was that your home number? ' " Covert, who performed only for the 9 p.m. show, said he did not know until the last minute that he was performing. " Adam said, ' Are you doing anything this week? ' and I said ' No. ' He said, ' Let ' s go do comedy, ' " Covert said. " I enjoyed it a lot and it was wonderful to be here. " Then, the wait was over. The man that fans had paid $16 a ticket for took the stage with jokes ranging from dating to impressions of his family to obscene material. His material also included a poem about Northwest. " Northwest Missouri State University-oh, you had to study for your test-oh, the library was the best place-oh, or go to Molly ' s and get shitfaced-oh, " Sandler said. Although Sandler boasted a budding film career with roles in " Airheads " and Steve Martin ' s " Lifesavers, " he did not feel the pressure to be the next Eddie Murphy. " It was a whole different generation, " Sandler said. " People didn ' t put pressure on me to live up to them. " Students thought he connected with the youthful crowd. " I thought the show was great, " Mike Bowling said. " Since he was from our generation, he knew exactly what we thought was funny. " Sandler put in an appearance at Molly ' s after the perfor- mance. " He was very nice and down to earth, " Cami Opp said. " His fame didn ' t seem to affect him much. " A nearly sold-out crowd reinforced Sandler ' s popularity with the college crowd. Although his act may have been dirty, the applause proved the audience had good clean fun. 26 • Entertainment Adam Sandler docs his " Cajun Man " character during his act. Sandler also treated the nearly sold-out crowd to an enter- taining rendition of why he came to Northwest with his " Opera Man " voice. Photo by Jon Britton. Allen Covert jokes about unethical high school football coaching practices. Covert, a college buddy of Adam Sandler, ivas not scheduled to open for either show. Photo by Jason Clarke. Adam Sandler entertains a packed crowd with the musical comedy act. " Lunch Lady Land. " Sandler was a regular on " Saturday Night Live " and also starred in the movie, " Airheads. " Photo by Jon Britton. Adam Sandler •27 Lights, Camera, Action set tine ee c of celebration Although it rained on the parade. Homecoming reeled in crowds with the theme, " Lights! Camera! Action! " which paid full color homage to motion pic- tures. Everything from the house decorations to the skits in the Variety Show brought movie and television characters to life. Homecoming was an event which demonstrated the spirit and talent of Northwest students. Movies pro- vided a broad base in which to showcase this talent. The Variety Show got Homecoming off to a start with its first ever professional emcee. Although in past years. Northwest picked emcees from its own pool of talent, a professional was brought in. Comedian Buzz Sutherland kept things going with comedy bits taken from his marriage and his repertoire of six voices including Daffy Duck and a baby. A performer on such shows as " Caroline ' s Comedy Hour " and " Comedy on the Road, " Sutherland was use to working with audiences and handling heckling with comic put-downs. " I tried to stay really hip and in touch since a majority of my dates were college shows, " Sutherland said. " It put a lot of weight on my shoulders, but it got easier with each performance. " Kristi Hill believed that student emcees would have been a better choice than the professional emcee. " I thought it would have personalized it more if students did it, " Hill said. Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia ' s " Fantasy Island " was the big hit of the Variety Show, winning best independent skit, overall skit supremacy and the people ' s choice award. Combining singing with visual effects, the music fraternity staged a skit with the Bearcat football team sending Registrar Linda Girard to Fantasy Island. They did this so she could get a break from the pressures of college life and to find her a man. Winner of the previous year ' s award for best actor, Brian Bellof played Girard for the final year. He was unhappy about letting his character go, which he had played for four years, but was happy that it had gained such a huge following. " I really enjoyed playing the character and the audience response was terrific, " Bellof said. " It was a great character and fun to play. I had great respect for Linda. " Movie and television takeoffs ranged from older films like " Wings of Victory " to newer films such as " Ace Ventura, Pet Detective. " The skits had men playing women and women play- ing men. Best actor Ryan Stadlman won for his por- trayal of " Victory " in Tau Kappa Epsilon ' s " Wings of Victory. " Playing a stewardess who tried to calm pas- sengers of the Northwest airplane, Stadlman balanced feminity with physical dexterity. " I couldn ' t believe it, " Stadlman said. " I was totally surprised. I thought Brian Bellof would win because he won last year and got the write up. I was in the Variety Show to have fun and make people laugh. " Phi Sigma Kappa ' s " Maryville, 64468, " a takeoff of " Beverly Hills 90210, " won best fraternity skit and Delta Zeta ' s " Northwest Story, " a takeoff of " West Side Story, " won best sorority skit. Olio acts were interspersed throughout the program. Kip Mathew and Marc Jackson sang " Worlds Apart. " Distinguished Gentlemen, which consisted of Jack- — continued Phi Sigma Kappa ' s " Jurassic Parl " slowly rolls along Seventh Street dur- i n g the Homecom- ing parade. The float placed first in the highly competitive division. Photo by Chris Tucker. 28 • Student Life Delta Chi members chant a military song as they march the parade route. Since the theme for Homecoming centered around movies, the Delta Chis decided to base their jalopy on the film " Stripes. " Photo by Chris Tucker. The Phi Mu float, ' The Lion King, " makes its way down fourth street. Due to the rainy weather, the Phi Mu float was not functioning properly during the parade. Photo by Laura Riedel. Homecoming • 29 son, Jeramie Kramer and Joseph Lopez wrote and sang a rhythm and blues song called " Mighty Bearcats, " an anthem of spirit for the football team. Three Men and a Melody, regular performers at the Variety Show, performed for the last time. They came out dressed as janitors and did the traditional parody of Northwest ' s greenmen. They sang George Michael ' s hit, " Faith " acapella. The group, which was comprised of Bellof, Chris Droegemueller, Brad Stephens and Michael Troyer, won first place in the Olio acts. Along with skits and music numbers, the Northwest King and Queen were announced at the Variety Show. The seniors were elected from a group of 1 2 finalists for the honor. More than 1,600 students voted in the first campus-wide election held on the computer system. This increased response more than three times the normal number who voted for Homecoming King and Queen. Doug Swink was elected Homecoming King and Shelly Pfister was voted Queen. Both were sponsored by North Complex. Swink thought being crowned King was an honor. " It was a very big accomplishment because I was getting ready to leave Northwest, " Swink said. " It was good to represent the University. " House decorations sprinkled the landscape of North- west fraternities, sororities and campus organizations. They showed school spirit by decorating the grounds outside their houses. On Thursday and Friday, many were busy getting their houses ready for the big weekend, cutting grass and trimming bushes as well as finishing up decora- tions. Alpha Kappa Lamda and Alpha Sigma Alpha ' s " Ju- rassic Park, " based on the Steven Spielberg dinosaur movie, won best house decoration among Greeks and also the award for best overall house decoration. Gilligan, the Skipper and the rest of the castaway crew were not left out as Sigma Society won best house decoration in the independent division. Although rain dampened many house decorations, the results of the effort were worth it. Jake Gronbeck, Alpha Kappa Lamda president, said their winning the year before pushed them even harder. " That was why we pushed so hard, " Gronbeck said. " We had to rush this thing. I didn ' t think we ' d get done in time. We pulled a couple of all-nighters and every- thing just came together. " The house decorations were not the only things to be seen during the rainy Homecoming parade. The parade, which included nine floats, 1 1 jalopies, 23 bands and many other entries from various organizations on cam- pus, attracted crowds even though it began amidst a downpour. The rain stopped though and the bands, ranging from the Kansas City area to Maryville High School, played on. Umbrellas and brightly colored raincoats lined the streets as crowds gathered for the parade to watch the multicolored floats and clowns. Candy was handed out and newspapers were offered to parade spectators by journalists dressed as old-fashioned newspaper boys. The rain drenched the participants and faded the signs on cars making some nearly illegible. Bands wore trash bags to keep the rain off them and their instru- ments. One float had three men soaking in a hot tub as rain — continued 30 • Student Life During the Homecoming Variety Show Olio Act, Kip M a t h e w and Marc Jackson perform " Worlds Apart. " They were one of the three Olio acts fea- tured during the show. Photo by Ja- son Clarke. Buzz Sutherland entertains the audience. Sutherland appeared on " Caroline ' s Comedy Hour " and " Comedy On the Road. " Pfioto by Chris Tucker. Ryan Stadlman, starring as ' Victory, " reassures Rolla " Miner " the plane will land sa . Stadlman won best actor. Photo by Jason Clarke. Homecoming • 31 Members of Alpha Sigma Alpha make their way down the parade route during Homecoming. Despite the rainy weather, there were a total of 106 entries in the parade. Photo by Laura Riedel. Mike Stephenson and Eric Wagler enjoy the ride during the Homecoming parade. Delta Sigma Phi won third place for their jalopy entry and second place for their house decora- tion. Photo by Laura Riedel. 32 • Student Life bfus in rf ' s ting, e past V herwise de hers. Smurfs ived an Table " Jon for ts. o by er. WET WILD drizzled down. Unlike in years past, there were not many convertibles present at the parade. Rain did not destroy the dinosaurs ' chances of winning. Phi Sigma Kappa ' s " Jurassic Park " won best float. With a taste of army grunge. Delta Chi ' s " Stripes " won best jalopy with second place being taken by Phi Sigma Kappa ' s " Duke of Hazzard. " While stormclouds loomed, the football team had a few storms of their own. The culmination of Homecoming weekend was the game against Missouri-Rolla Miners. First quarter blues plagued the team all season and hopes were high that Homecoming would reverse the streak. Against a murky background, the ' Cats battled the Miners while it intermittently rained and drizzled. The stands were filled with crowds enduring the weather and biting autumn air to see who would win the big game and whether Northwest could break its losing streak. Even though they scored the first six points of the game, they remained even with the Miners throughout most of the game. The ' Cats continued their losing streak with their 1 1 th straight seasonal loss, although a narrow one at 15-20, and seventh consecutive Homecoming loss. Players on the team thought they had a chance of winning because the ' Cats and the Miners were an evenly matched team and there was a lot of excitement going into Homecoming. " Homecoming had a lot to do with it, " Ryan Scheib said. " Everyone was really fired up about the game. " Scheib said despite the losses, the season was going better. " It took a while, " Scheib said. " We had a lot of younger players it took a little bit of time. I think although the scores didn ' t reflect it, you could see that on the field. " Despite unpredictable weather and the football team ' s continuing losing streak. Homecoming was an event that brought people closer together in Northwest harmony and spirit. HOMECOMING AWARDS Best Float Phi Sigma Kappa ' s " Jurassic Park " Highly Competitive Phi Sigma Kappa ' s " Jurassic Park " Competitive Support Staff Council " Tales of Northwest " Variety Show Skits Independent, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, " Fantasy Island " Sorority, Delta Zeta, " Northwest Story " Fraternity, Phi Sigma Kappa, " Maryville, 64468 " Best Overall Skit Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, " Fantasy Island " People Choice Award for Best Act Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, " Fantasy Island " Olio Acts Three Men and a Melody Best Actor ' an Stadlman in Tau Kappa Epsilon ' s " Wings of Victory " Best Actress Heather Houseworth in Delta Zeta ' s " Northwest Story " Best Overall House Decoration pha Sigma Alpha Alpha Kappa Lambda, " Jurassic Park " Best House Decorations Greek- Alpha Sigma Alpha Alpha Kappa Lambda, " Jurassic Park " Independent-Sigma Society, " Gilligan ' s Island " Parade Supremacy Phi Sigma Kappa, Delta Zeta and Support Staff Council Competitive Jalopy Delta Chi, " Stripes " Best Overall Clown Phi Mu, " Wizard of Oz " Pomp Clowns Independent, Sigma Society, " Sesame Street " Sorority, Delta Zeta, " Free Willy " Fraternity, Delta Chi- " Fred Flintstone " Paper Mache Clowns Independent, Sigma Society, " Peanuts " Sorority, Phi Mu, " Smurfs " Fraternity, Delta Sigma Phi, " Muppet Babies " Jalopies Delta Chi, " Stripes " Costume Clowns Independent, Student Support Services, " Commercials " Fraternity, Delta Chi, " Stripes " Sorority, Phi Mu, " Wizard of Oz " Homecoming • 33 Yukiko Tani smokes between classes uhile study- ing outside of B.D. Owens Library. Tani ' s biggest obstacles when she tried to quit were friends and food. Photo Indira Edwards. Donnie Stepp relaxes with a cigarette as he watches television after a long day of classes, Stepp smoked two packs of cigarettes a week as a way to relieve stress. Photo by Indira Edwards. Kelly Coffee, David Douglas and .In lie Rigby unwind with a cigarette after classes. Students frequently gathered together outside lo light up because of the policy prohibiting smoking in rain- pus buildings. Photo by I esley Thacker. 34 • Student Life are er STUDENTS WEIGH HEALTH RISKS OVER PERSONAL FREEDOMS moking By Susan Porterfield Walking on campus, students were seen standing around taking one last slow drag off of their cigarettes before they headed to classes. While some reserved the right to smoke, oth- ers wanted to ban smoking. Clayton Runnels explained why he thought people smoked. " I thought smoking was just like an addictive drug, " Runnels said. " Once they did it, they wanted to keep repeating it to keep that plea- sure. " Runnels ' father had suffered from health problems related to smoking which caused him to see the health consequences of smoking. " My father smoked for 43 years, had a few strokes and two mild heart attacks and had heart disease and emphysema, " Runnels said. " The doctor said that if he didn ' t quit, within a year ' s time, he ' d be dead. " Jennifer Wells believed that smoking should have been banned in all public places. Wells did not really hate smoking, but she believed that smoking infringed on her rights because the smoke irritated her asthma. " Everyone had the constitutional right to smoke, but I had the right to be healthy, " Wells said. Yukiko Tani was a regular smoker. Tani began smoking a couple of years ago, when she was hanging around with friends that smoked. Like her friends, Tani smoked to relieve stress. She smoked about half a pack of cigarettes per day, and under stress, she would smoke more. Sometimes, people gave Tani a hard time for being a smoker. " Sometimes older people looked at me like I was stupid, " Tani said. Tani o nce tried to quit smoking, but started again. She claimed that friends and food were her biggest obstacles when she tried to kick her habit. " I wanted to eat something all the time be- cause I wasn ' t smoking, " Tani said. " I just wanted something to put in my mouth. " Faculty members were also affected by the smoking issue. Russell Schmaljohn, an assistant professor in the Art Department, gave up smoking 22 years ago after he found out that one of his children was allergic to smoke. " I found out I had to go outside of the house to smoke, " Schmaljohn said. " I felt that was ri- diculous, so I quit. " Schmaljohn thought the health risks for smok- ing were well documented and that people could not miss that information. " I thought smoking was a bad habit, and it was a bad habit to those who smoked and those who were around them, " Schmaljohn said. Smoking had been a volatile issue for years, and though the conflict never ended, many students developed a " live and let live " philoso- phy concerning it. As many students decided for themselves to start or quit, the issue of smoking was a question only they could answer. Smoking • 35 HANCOCK II GETS DEFEATED AND REPUBLICANS TAKE OFFICE Issues boark T Stuaent Response JL By Kellv Ferauson Northwest students joined people from across Missouri on Nov. 8 to soundly defeat a proposal which would drastically cut funding to a variety of state services, including education. Amendment 7 to the Missouri Constitution, as it was formally known, proposed a cap on state and local taxation at the 1980 level, dramatically lowering state funding to services like prisons, mental institutions and universities including Northwest. By some estimates, tuition for Northwest students would have doubled had the amend- ment been approved. " I wouldn ' t have been going to school in Missouri anymore, " Christina Hammen said. " It would cost too much. It would have been like going to a private school in Iowa. " Student Senate worked with other organiza- tions to register more than 700 students to vote. " I was impressed with the enthusiasm and the turnout, " Jessica Elgin, senate president, said after the election. Elgin noted that the campaign efforts at North- west had effects beyond Nodaway County. Ac- cording to Elgin, officials in St. Joseph were attributing a 70 percent voter turnout there in part to Northwest ' s efforts. On election day, RHA reminded students and faculty to vote by decorating campus with nearly balloons with the word " Vote " on them. her issues also generated attention. A con- stitui, nal amendment to allow games of chance on the siate ' s riverboats received the approval of voters, as did many other amendments. By Kelly Ferguson " I supported the amendment, " Jill Templin said. " If people were going to gamble, they might as well have done it in Missouri so we could get the tax money. " For the fourth time, voters in the Maryville R- II School District narrowly defeated a bond issue to fund the construction of a new middle school near the Northwest campus. The proposition fell just 90 votes short of passing. Gary Bell, Superintendent of Maryville R-II, said voter turnout was positive. " It was encouraging to see that kind of turnout from the students, " Bell said. " I hoped that once they would continue to pay attention to issues like this. " Nationally, the biggest upset in 40 years was when the Republicans took control of Congress. Locally, former Governor John Ashcroft was chosen for the U.S. Senate seat, with 59 percent approval over Democrat Alan Wheat. Democrat Pat Danner defeated Tina Tucker for the area ' s U.S. House seat by 66 percent. Republican Sam Graves took the State Senate seat over Doug Hughes. Rex Bamett, also a Republican, defeated W.R. O ' Reilly in the State House race. " I didn ' t think that the Republican takeover would make that much difference because there was akeady a gridlock, " Jennie Nelson said. " Change was needed, but it wasn ' t going to happen; politics was politics. " From the defeat of Hancock II to the upset of Democratic congressional rule, the November elections made an impact on the lives of students. 36 • Student Life Kirsl-timc vottT Slaocy Jesse waits to ri-ct-ive her ballot at the Maryville Courthouse from volunteer Edith Wray. In Nodaway County, 85 percent of voters voted against Amendment 7. Photo by Chris Tucker. Dem M-ral Doup Huftlies listens toopponent Sam Graves durinjja debate for State S«-nate ill the C harles Johnson Theater. The debate informed students about i.ssues in the Nov. 8 election. Photo by Chris Tucker. Elections •37 STUDENTS FIND ROMANCE WHERE THEY LEAST EXPECT IT Termina Love ' Although getting to know a person was an important part of a relationship, it was often hard to get past the initial physical attraction. Com- puter dating became an alternative for many students who were disgusted with the materialis- tic aspects and physical pressures placed on dating. It allowed people to meet a personality instead of just a face. " Computer dating was safer and less stressful because relationships were based on who you were, not what you looked like, " Prem Balasubramaniam .said. " It was easier than regu- lar dating because there wasn ' t any stereotypes or racism. " Through various networks and bulletin boards like internet and Telnet, students were able to communicate with people all over the world. At most universities, including Northwest, these systems were offered free of charge. This made electronic conversations more appealing than the high cost of long distance phone bills. Many people developed friendships, but sometimes it led to more. " I met a guy from Iowa State through a net- work called MUD, " Balasubramaniam said. " It ' s weird, but I honestly don ' t think we would have been attracted to each other if we had just met on campus. " Many networks like MUD became a fantasyland because of the imaginative settings some of the computer games offered. In some systems, people didn ' t even use their real name, so they pretended to be whomever they wanted. " It was like a play, " Balasubramaniam said. " People became characters the minute they turned on the computer. " Some people went so far as taking on a new, more exotic image. For instance, a shy, self- conscious person might have pretended to be a wild rebel through the computer. Many found that it was easier to open up and be themselves through the computer. " I was a shy, withdrawn person and the com- puter was a safe way to talk to other people, " Jessica Pratka said. " Now I ' m promised to a guy from Minnesota who I met through the Iowa Student Computer Association. " Computer relationships did leave room for disappointment. A person had to trust what the other person wrote was the truth. This was not always the case. " Through the computer, I only saw the best in everyone, " Cynthia Cole said. " A guy or girl may have sounded perfect, so I kind of devel- oped false expectations of them. " Developing a computer relationship wasn ' t quite the same as developing a normal relation- ship. A different kind of attraction was brought out by the computer. " My friends and family couldn ' t believe I had actually fallen in love with a guy I ' d never met, " Pratka said. Computers have opened doors for all aspects of life, including relationships. They haven ' t made falling in love any easier.. .just electroni- cally accessible. Cynthia Cole logs on to the Iowa Student Computer Association ' s bulletin board to check her E-mail. liulletin board s ystems like ISCi provided an environment where users could easily meet new people. Photo by Chris Tucker. 38 • Student Life Computer Dating • 39 Omaha Symphony Chamber Orchestra Ihiss and aUo players perform in the Mary Linn Perfoiming Arts Center. The 3.y-meml- er orchestra perfonned pieces such as " Viloin r.oneerlo ' o. 5 " and " Owrture in the Italian Style in D Major " Photo by Chris Tucker. A Heartland of America Air force Hand soloist performs a melixlyon his trombone. The natiortally acclaimed group was from Offut Air Force lki.se in Omaha, Neb. Photo by Leslev Thacker. Trumpeter (.uny Schuten of the ' :an.sas City Symphony Brass Qunilet perfoms at Churls fohnson Theatre. " Monlergian Hills was one of the pieces that the quintet played. I ' hoto by Chris Tucker. 40 • Entertainment Premiere talents grace the stage with upbeat melodies. ByTower Staff Swinging Sounds A ro Wailing on his Halo (roni vJ, Wynlon Mamsalis i ' nlL ' rtains the innvd. His gold- platfil Irumpi-t ca iic from David Ikvinctt ' s scries of horns with the marking STC, for Sheldon the Cat. Photo by Ion liritton. roviding Northwest with professional entertainment, premiere bands graced the stages of Mary Linn Performing Arts Center and Charles Johnson Theater throughout the year. People came from neighboring towns to hear the swing- ing sounds of the Glenn Miller Orchestra ' s old wartime songs from the Big Band era. Students such as Jill Newland found the concert a chance to experience what her parents listened to during their generation. " I liked the Big Band era and all it stood for, " Newland said. " My parents had old records of Big Band music and that was where 1 first heard the songs. The show was very entertaining, and it made me wonder how it was back then. " A more modern military-intluenced band. Air Combat Command Heartland of America Band, performed for the campus with its versatile and professional 60-member unit. Along with some of the most dedicated musicians in the Air Force, students enjoyed the free performance. Dixieland fans, young and old, gathered for an evening of tunes from the ' 20s and ' 30s when the River City Ramblers took stage. " The show was very inspiring because the musicians were obviously having fun, " Emmy Davies said. " I wanted to jam with these guys. " Another concert filled seats on campus when the Omaha Symphony Chamber Orchestra gave a two-hour perfor- mance. The orchestra held audience attention with its dramatic changes, and the performance was anything but " typical " for Erin Campbell who was in the crowd. " It wasn ' t what I expected at all. " Campbell said. " I saw a symphony and I thought I ' d see this really boring music. but this one kept me very interested. " In a more relaxed atmosphere, the Kansas City Brass Quintet ' s five musicians gave insight to what they were about in addition to their performance. Many enjoyed the way the brass members interacted with the audience, and some felt the highlight of the show came when percussionist Tim Jepson, a member of the Kansas City Brass Quintet who was not playing, tempo- rarily joined the band on stage. " It added color and rhythm as well as another dimen- sion, " Jepson said. " It really helped the Christmas music. We were limiting the use of percussion. " Another group entertained on campus, but " Where ' s the Band? " members only used their voices to keep the crowd clapping. The acappella quartet encouraged the crowd to sing along when they performed classics from artists such as Billy Joel and Bonnie Raitt. " I liked the variety they showed, their enthusiasm and how they let the audience participate, " Natalie Schwartz said. " They were fun. " Feet were tapping to the sounds of jazz as legendary trumpet player Wynton Marsalis performed. The band ' s performance began with the song " But Not For Me " and continued to increase the pace with swing and be-bop jazz songs. Although many of the artists ' music they played were gone and forgotten, professional bands and groups left their audiences with melodies to remember. Bands ' 41 WEEKLY SPECIALS ACCOMMODATE STUDENTS A 25 cent hamburger and a 35 cent cheesebur- ger were offered on Mondays, stacked pancakes galore, crunchy tacos and 1 2-price burgers were the special on Tuesdays and for every day of the week, seafood was a popular choice. Seven days a week, Maryvill e restaurants of- fered low prices to those on a balanced budget. Justin Washburn said he went to the 25 cent hamburger night at McDonald ' s almost every week. Washburn said the prices of the food were a main factor in picking McDonald ' s over other restaurants. It was also a big social gathering spot. " It was something that all my (Delta Chi) brothers went to, and I liked to go and talk to them, " Washburn said. " They didn ' t really come as a group, but they were in and out so I could find someone to talk to. " Dave Gruender tried the 25 cent hamburger night for the first time. He said the prices played a factor in his decision. " It saved me money on my Aladine card for one meal, " Gruender said. " Of course it was only one meal, but it saved me from taking $5 or $6 dollars off my card. " Pat Cummings, manager of McDonald ' s, said the specials helped make Monday and Tuesday the most profitable nights of the week. " The hamburger-cheeseburger night was something of a tradition in Maryville, " Cummings said. " I got the idea from the restau- rant in Boulder, Colo., and decided to try it to see By Keith Rydberg if we would sell enough hamburgers and cheese- burgers to make a profit. " The idea worked so well that other restaurants in Maryville tried the same idea. Taco John ' s had a " Taco Tuesday " every week which offered two hard shell tacos for 89 cents. Assistant manager Cindy Mueller said as a college student, she could tell the restaurant had major support from students at Northwest on Tuesdays. " The lunch hours were really big and we also had college people coming in off and on during the day, " Mueller said. Sonic Drive-In offered specials that were fran- chise-wide. One of the more popular specials was 1 2-price hamburgers on Tuesday nights. Manager Allen Dodge said on average, 150 to 200 hamburgers were sold on those nights. Other restaurants that did not or could not have special nights found other ways to compete. Long John Silver ' s tried a different approach. Bill Scott, manager of the restaurant, said they tried to offer food at a lower price every day. " We ran the constant $1.99 deals which was what most students went for, " Scott said. " There were four or five varieties on that. " Scott said because of what was offered, this was the best deal Long John Silver ' s could offer. " There was no way we could compete with their price ranges (because oO the profit margin and since seafood was more expensive. " Scott said. Those who wanted their food cheap found area restaurant specials left them with fatter wallets. 42 • Student Life Jennifer Taylor serves Amy Slater at Sonic Drive- in. Students often took advantages of the franchise specials Sonic offered. Photo by Chris Tucker. Troy Wesselrey and Jon Hubbell eat at Taco John ' s. The restaurant had a " Taco Tuesday " which offered two tacos for 89 cents. Photo by Chris Tucker. Jon Vonseggern bites into a ham- burger during McDonald ' s 25 cent burger night. Many restaurants of- fered special deals for .students on a tight budget. Photo by Chris Tucker. Cheap Food • 43 Conscn ' otive Phyllis Schlafly and altorney Sarah Wi ' ddington voiced their opinions on topics ranging from abortion rights to women in the military Afterwords the debators answered controversial questions from the audience. Photo by Chris Tucker. During a booksignin g at the Bearcat Bookstore, graduate student and admirer, Anne Harter, meets attorney Sarah Weddington. Best known for winning Roe vs. Wade in 1973 Weddington held the booksigning before the debate occurred. Photo by Chris Tucker. 44 • Student Life Tempers flare over traditional values vs modern movement- By Ruby Dittmer Women ' s Rights Debate D ressed in red suits, two women with different viewpoints expressed themselves in an informative debate on " Women ' s Roles in the ' 90s. " Phyllis Schlafly, a conservative who led the force in opposition of the Equal Rights Amendment, and Sarah Weddington, an attorney who sought victory in the case of Roe vs. Wade, enthralled students with their messages. " Schlafly was so worried about giving politically correct household; whereas Weddington believed ' obey ' should responses, that she was blinded by reality, " Lorrie Vaccaro said. The debate began with a 1 5-minute commentary by each woman. Weddington, who spoke first, discussed vital points of women ' s changing roles in the ' 90s. " Roles in the family were changing, men were being forced to take on more child rearing responsibilities, " Weddington said. When Schlafly approached the podium, the crowd grew quiet. As a strong opponent of the ERA and the feminist movement, she commented several times on how happy she was when the ERA failed. According to Schaltly, the reason it failed was " the women of America did not want the amendment to be passed. " In ending her commentary, Schlafly warned women to look for options when planning their futures because they could always have a career but there came a point in a women ' s life when they could no longer start a family. After each woman ' s opening remarks, the other woman had three minutes of rebuttal. Following the rebuttal, questions from the audience were asked. One question proposed to both women, was if the word ' obey ' was appropriate in the marriage vows. Schlafly replied, in marriage the husband was the head of the not be in marriage vows, " marriages were partnerships. " Jacqueline Schimmel agreed with Weddington. She believed that the word ' obey ' should not be in the marriage vows. " I definitely disagreed with Schlafly, " Schimmel said, " In modern times women have their own jobs and way of life. Women should not be the property item of their husbands; it should have been a mutual thing. " The issue of abortion was a topic on which the women had very strong feelings. Schlafly believed abortion, in any form, was wrong. " We knew that life began at the time of conception, and the setting up of three trimesters was fictitious, " Schlafly said. She did not believe a woman had the right to kill her unborn baby and commented " the government did have the power to exercise rights over our bodies. " Weddington believed the choice of abortion was a woman ' s decision. " I believed that each person should have had the right to choose what was right for them, " Weddington said. The debate concluded with summarizing remarks and advice to the audience from both women. Dressed in red they came to debate. With opposing viewpoints, they spoke of " Women ' s Roles in the ' 90s. " ' Women ' s Rights Debate • 45 Barbara Mills studies with her boyfriend John Wynn. Millikan Hall had a 24-hour visitation policy on the weekend but not during the week. Photo by Indira Edwards Steve Warren, Phillips Hall director, uses his door key to get in the hall. For safety reasons, all entrance doors on campus were locked at 10 p.m. Photo by Indira Edwards 46 • Student Life RESIDENCE HALLS LOCK DOORS AND LIFT VISITOR RESTRICTIONS jnrV ampus iving ■terfield C By Susan Porterfi As students returned to the residence halls, they experienced a variety of modifications which included visitation hours and co-ed living. Franken Hall held only upperclassmen and changed their policy to allow 24-hour visitation seven days a week. Escort hours remained the same, and a co-habitation policy, which con- sisted of not allowing a visitor to spend more than three nights in a row, was enacted. Some of the other changes made by the Resi- dence Hail Association included turning Phillips Hall into a co-ed residence and creating a to- bacco-free atmosphere. South Complex, which consisted of mainly underclassmen, also gained the 24-hour visitation, but their escort hours started two hours earlier. The hours sometimes created problems for residents who had to remember to escort their visitors at the earlier hour in the evening. " At times, it was kind of an inconvenience, " Residential Life Coordinator Wayne Viner said. " I had to keep track of times. Even for myself, when I had to go over in the evenings to visit, I needed to make sure I had an escort. " Upperclassmen in Franken Hall gave positive feedback about the changes. " When they had a lot of freshmen, they spent so much time trying to get them oriented to campus, " Jessica Whaley said. " Here everybody already knew (campus), so they could do more fun things and they didn ' t have to worry if everybody knew where things were. " Freshmen and upperclassmen dealt with ad- justing to college in different ways. " I didn ' t know if it was just a stereotype, but people thought freshmen were rowdier resi- dents, " Viner said. " During the first year of college, they were having a good time and they may not have been as focused in their classes. " The addition of women ' s floors to Phillips Hall caused mixed reactions among the male residents. For some, it did not make much of a difference, but for others, the change was more noticeable. " It was okay, " Devin Stickel said. " But they were taking over the dorm and running the hall council. " Some of Phillips Hall ' s male residents wanted a 24-hour visitation policy like Franken and South Complex. " Especially with girls upstairs, they should have been able to come down and hang out all night if they wanted to, " Chris Arnold said. There was some concern over the campus policy that required the doors to be locked ear- lier. " The doors locked at 10 p.m. instead of 1 1 p.m., and that was hard because I couldn ' t get any food, " Derrick Van Buren said. " They stopped taking orders and I had to pick it up. It was a pain. " Despite minor problems with co-ed living, students gave their approval of the residence hall changes and made the most of campus living. Residence Halls • 47 Renowned English actress brings hope and havoc to production while giving an understudy a chance. By Cynthia Hansen Shakespearean Drama w hen the guest actress playing Lady Macbeth was unable to perform in the play, " Macbeth " still found its way to the stage. Through a grant from the Culture of Quality, a former member of the Royal Shakespeare Co., Barbara Kinghorn, was invited to perform the role of Lady Macbeth in Northwest ' s production of the Shakespearean drama. After the actress allegedly attacked a couple on the track at Rickenbrode Stadium, she was restrained and taken to the Behavioral Medicine Unit at St. learning of their future from three witches. Francis Hospital in Maryville. Due to the circumstances, Kinghorn was unable to participate in any of the perfor- mances. " During the rehearsal period, I learned a lot from her (Kinghorn), " Shad Ramsey, who played Macbeth, said. " She was very professional and I learned a lot of lessons about acting. " But waiting in the wings for just such an opportunity was Carol Patton, Kinghorn ' s understudy. Patton had re- searched the play for four months and practiced with the cast for five weeks. Although the practice was intended for the matinee performance, Patton ended up performing all the shows. " The experience itself was difficult and 1 was nervous, yet very excited, " Patton said. " 1 was thankful to have been working toward the matinee performance because I was prepared to do the work. " Despite the problems with Kinghorn, Ramsey still found Patton ' s performance worthy of praise. " I don ' t think that what happened affected the play that much at all, mainly because Carol had the role down perfectly, " Ramsey said. The play was set in Scotland around the year 1 ,050 A.D. The opening scene featured Macbeth and a companion The play unfolded with Macbeth and his wife killing the King of Scotland, played by Northwest instructor James Eiswert. Macbeth was enraged because, unlike what the witches had predicted, the King had named his eldest son to be the next on the throne instead of Macbeth. As the play progressed. Lady Macbeth became more consumed with guilt of her part in the killing of the king. Eventually, this drove her to madness and then to commit suicide. Macbeth also became more and more troubled by what he and his wife had done. This left him nonexpectant of arising foreign conflicts. He only became aware of what was going on when he was caught off guard by Macduff of London and his men. After Macbeth was slain in a sword fight, Macduff arose as the new king of Scotland. The audience responded positively to the cast ' s perfor- mance. " They did an excellent job, " Aimee Wilke said. " I had never read the play or anything before but I thought the acting was so good that it helped me to understand the story. " Although the difficulties with production affected the ca.st, those in the audience experienced Shakespeare ' s " Macbeth " without losing the full perspective of the story. 48 • Student Life Shad Rumsiy and guest actnss. Ikirbuia Kinghom, portray Maduth and Lady Macbeth in a banquet scene during dress rehearsal. Kinghorn was replaced by understudy Carol Pallon after Kinghorn allegedly attacked a couple and was taken to the Hehavioral Medicine Unit at St. Francis Hospital in Maryville. Photo by Surah FAIiott. lames Rush, Macduff, and Shad Ramsey, practice a duel scene after Macduffs discovery of the king ' s murder. Macduff eventually slayed Macbeth and be- came King of Scotland. Photo by Sarah FJIiott. Macbeth • 49 Theatrical talent and experience give underclassmen a chance to shine. By Jeni Klamm Curtain Call A s the bright Hghts went down and the curtain went up, the freshmen and transfer students took center stage in Mary Linn Performing Arts Center. These students came together to demonstrate their theatrical and musical talents in Northwest ' s annual event: the Freshmen-Transfer Showcase. The performances were put to gether to help the students become better acquainted with the theatre department and other students within the department. " It was an opportunity for us to get involved because we the rape by physically torturing him. were all so new to the department, " Katrina Rader said. Rader was one of the many faces who performed in the skits for the show. " Anyone could have tried out for the showcase, but only a selected few actually performed, " Rader said. " Everyone who performed was new to the department. Upperclassmen participated, but behind the scenes. " The showcase contained 12 different skits directed by Charles Schultz, associate professor of theatre. Each of the show ' s distinct selections was meant to conjure up various images in the minds of the audience members. " Dr. Schultz picked each skit to either be funny for the audience or to make each person mad or emotional, " Rader said. The performance included such classic skits as: " Little Girl and the Wolf, " " Death of a Maiden " and " Who ' s on First. " " The Little Girl and the Wolt ' skit was a parody of the childhood story " Little Red Riding Hood. " The story was about a child who encountered a wolf who appeared to be a grandmother. " Death of a Maiden, " however, was directed toward the more serious subjects of rape and revenge. The skit was about a woman who was raped by a Nazi and later avenged Abbott and Costello ' s classic, " Who ' s on First, " was about a baseball team composed of players named Who, What and I Don ' t Know. The short skit required quick timing and fast response. The people behind the scenes also helped to put together the showcase. " I worked on the set and I was also an usher, " Kristine Hain said. " We had people who worked on the sets, lighting, costumes, properties and publicity crews. " Though not everyone got to perform on stage, the production would not have happened without the help of the crews. " Through the process of working on the set, I learned a lot about the technical aspects of productions, " Hain said. For theatre majors, particpating in the showcase was optional for their theatre practicum. " Although it was strongly encouraged, it was still a lot of fun for everyone involved, " Rader said. The performance was featured on Friday and Saturday nights and a matinee performance on Sunday. The showcase was an opportunity for students and parents to see the hard work and effort involved with being a theatre major. It was also a way for the new students to express themselves. I 50 • Student Life Mcmhcrs ot ilw " Word Ditncc " sk it prep.irc for openin ' night. The show coninincd several dilterent scenes that showed a variety of images to the audience, i ' hoto by Jon l rilion. freshmen- ' fransler Showcase player s end the first act of the performance, fhe show gave new students their first opportu- nity to become involved in the theatre department. Photo by Jason Clarke. Freshmen Transfer Showcase • 51 Kennedy ' s children go back in time while trying to bridge the gen- eration gap. By Jeni Klamm Assassinated Dreams I n 1963, John F. Kennedy ' s assassination was felt around the world. His death led to " Kennedy ' s Children, " a play detailing its effects on the hopes and dreams of the citizens of the United States. The play centered on five people at an underground bar on Valentine ' s Day in 1974. The group explored their activities in the 1960s following Kennedy ' s assassination. Their reactions to the proceeding years were varied. Wanda, played by Kristine Hain, tried to follow Kennedy ' s idealism while Sparger, played by Paul Nevins, turned cold and scornful while watching New York ' s underground theater movement go commercial. Jennifer Pittrich watched the show, but did not feel she got anything out of it. " I knew that the play was about the years right after the Vietnam War, but I did not feel the way the characters presented the material was very entertaining, " Pittrich said. Pittrich found that time period interesting, but she felt the different stories and lack of interaction between the characters hurt the play. " Each of the characters had a story about something that was going on in that era, " Pittrich said. " Mostly it was about President Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe and how the loss of those two people affected their lives. It was interest- ing to take a look at that time period, but I thought there would be more to it. " Jen Otto played a character who wondered why she was a producer ' s plaything rather than the next Marilyn Mon- roe. Otto believed that the audience might have had a hard time understanding the play. " It was not your normal play, " Otto said. " Each character felt strongly about different aspects of that era. Whether it was the assassination or the sudden death of Marilyn Monroe, each told their own story. " Auditions were held for two nights Each person audi- tioned for one night and read several monologues that were featured in the play. " For the audition I read one monologue from the play, " Otto said. " There were five theatre majors involved in the play and I was the only voice major. Anyone could have tried out. " According to director John Rude, this was a difficult type of play to do. " This was the most challenging production most of these actors will ever do, " Rude said. " They had to totally immerse themselves in their roles for the two hours they were on the stage to make the show work. " Rude first directed the play 1 7 years ago. Although he did not like to repeat shows, its success prompted him to try it for the Northwest audience. " The play was actually written in 1 974, " Otto said. " The play had never been done at Northwest and he felt it was an interesting play to do, so we did it. " Although the play received a lukewarm response from members of the audience, the performance provided a challenge for student acting talent and a picture of an era gone by. Brandon Bernard, who plays a Vietnam vet, remembers the horrors of war as he tries to write a letter . Each of the characters in the play repre- sented a group from the ' 60s Photo by ]ason Clarke. 52 • Entertainment Curia shows c »Jh«si (sni after sin: (kxiiks lo thani c her lusty lifi ' slyli:. The characters did nol interact with each other, relying on monologues to bring the action to life. Photo by Jason Clarke. m N H Ev % TV D 7 --Ait. Sparger, played by Paul Nevins. speaks to an imaginary stranger at the bar. Sparger was an actor who was involved in the underground theater during the time of Kennedy ' s death. Photo by Jason Clarke. Kennedy ' s Children • 53 Acclaimed state ballet brings the art of dance to the Northwest stage. By Chera Prideaux Simple Elegance A single spotlight shined on a man wearing tights and no shirt. As he danced, he began " The River " and the State Ballet of Missouri ' s fall performance at Northwest. The performance also included scenes from two other ballets including " Coppelia " and " Celebration. " " The River " contained a Prologue, Epilogue and 1 1 sections all representing bodies of water and included solos and group dances. It was the first time the State Ballet performed the piece since the death of Alvin Alley in 1 989. Audience members had positive reactions to the perfor- mance. One audience member was amazed by the lively dancing. " The energy was unbelievable, " Jermal Fryer said. " It was awesome. I could tell they could feel the music by their facial expressions. " " The River " was simple compared with the more elabo- rate costumes and scenery of " Celebration. " In the second piece, the dancers were dressed in tuxedos and formal dresses donned with sequins and feathers. The piece showed a variety of dance styles. The second ballet was set to Gershwin music and in- cluded the popular " Embraceable You " and " Facinatin ' Rhythm. " The music was one of the highlights for some students. " I enjoyed the Duke Ellington music, " Kevin Johnson said. " Christopher Barksdale was also very good. " " Celebration " was created by acclaimed choreographer Todd Bolender, the artistic director of the State Ballet to honor the University of Missouri ' s sesquicentennial. " Coppelia " concluded the evening ' s performance and was a fairy tale ballet written by E.T.A. Hoffman, who also wrote " The Nutcracker. " The story was of a contented couple, Frantz and Swanilda, whose relationship was threatened when Frantz began flirting with a " woman. " It was later revealed that the " woman " was actually a life-size doll created by Dr. Coppelius, an eccentric toymaker. Frantz realized how senseless he had been and returned to Swanilda. The evening ' s performance began in Act III with the prepara- tion of the wedding. " Coppelia " ended with a wedding pas de deux by Swanilda and Frantz. " Coppelia " was the favorite for some students. " Everything about ( " Coppelia " ) went well together, " Erika Corrado said. " The costumes, scenery and dancers were all in sync. " The State Ballet of Missouri was based in Kansas City and presented four major performances a year. Corrado who was in Campus Activities Programmers, worked backstage and was impressed with the company. " The dancers were technically proficient, " Corrado said. " They were one of the best (companies) to come through. They all were polite and nice to work with. " Another audience member who sat in the front enjoyed being close to the performance. " It showed a wide range of emotion, " said Megan Greer, " I could hear them breathing. " The end of the evening brought the final bows from the dancers, the close of the curtains and a standing ovation from the small audience. Mfinbcrs of the Stale Bullet of Missouri perform " The River. The ballet choreo- graphed by Alvin Alley, detailed the effecL i of a pristine lake on those who came in contact with it. Photo by Chris Tucker. 54 • Entertainment Thf MisM)uii StciU- Ikilkt iKifonns " Rilxi. " the last scctUyn of " The Rix ' cr. " Other pieics KT bniicd ivcrc " Cdchration " and " CopiKlia. " Photo hy ChrLs Tucker. Dancers fKrfhnn " The River " known as " The Lake. " " The River " consisted of sections all representinti luxhes ofvvater Photo by Chris Tucker. State Ballet • 55 The joy of the holidays is celebrated by the return of " The Nutcracker " By Amanda McManigal Christmas Tradition c hildhood memories of families by the fire and magicial Christmas moments were rekindled in a performance of " The Nutcracker " by the Tulsa Ballet Theatre. The group was sponsored by Northwest Encore Performances and received additional funding from the Mid-America Arts Alliance. The story was based on a tale by E.T.A. Hoffman and the music was by Peter Tchaikovsky. " The Nutcracker " which holds the title as " the world ' s According to Liz Masters, executive secretary for the most beloved ballet, " told the story of the Silberhaus Tulsa Ballet Theatre, it was easier for the company to use family who held a party on Christmas Eve. Clara, the daughter, received a nutcracker by Dr. Drosselmery, a guest. Clara and her brother Fritz fought over the nutcracker which resulted in the toy breaking. After the guests left, Clara ventured downstairs to check on her nutcracker. As the clock struck midnight she wit- nessed a magical transformation. Mice ran into the room and the toys under the Christmas tree came to life. After the toy soldiers and the nutcracker won a battle against the mice, the nutcracker turned into a prince. The prince took Clara on a journey through the Forest of Christmas and the Kingdom of Sweets, where she was the guest of honor. The performance concluded with the famous " Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. " The roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Prince were danced by Irina Ushakova and Grant Scruggs on the opening night and then by Melanie Nasser Mooney and Michael Wardlaw at the second performance. Area children danced the roles of mice, rabbits, toy soldiers and angels. For sisters Stacy and Steffany Cummings, performing with professional dancers was " really cool. " " I thought it was real awesome, " 10-year-old Stacy said. " The dancers were very friendly and real beautiful. " area children than to hire children to travel with the troupe. " It gave them a chance to be on stage with professional dancers and that was something they may never get the opportunity to do again, " Masters said. For audience members, " The Nutcracker " brought back many childhood memories. " The women in white dresses reminded me of my childhood when I would dance around the room in white fancy dresses, " Amy Deterding said. The Tulsa Ballet performed two shows and had technical difficulties with audio equipment on the opening night which caused some discontent among audience members. " I was personally disappointed because there wasn ' t a live orchestra, " Tim De Boom said. " A lot less was made of the battle scene between the mice king and the nutcracker than in other versions I had seen, so I missed that. " Other audience members found the ballet very enjoy- able. " It was great, " Lisa Gregory said. " I was suprised by how athletic the dancers were and I thought the Sugar Plum Fairy was the neatest part. " Children of all ages were dazzled by the performance and experienced the nostalgia of a Christmas classic. iU ' ' s , 56 • Entertainment Llara is lifted hy Ihc I ' linci: as the ballet draws to a close. Due to sold-out shows in previous years, two perfonnanees of " The Nuterueker " were held. Photo hy Chris Tucker. In the Kin idom of Sweets, Mother Ginger hides clowns under her skirl. Instead of hiring children to travel, area children played the roles of angels, rabbits and clowns. Photo hv Indira Edwards. The Sugar Plum Fairy. Mclanie Nasser Mooney and the Prince, Michael Wardlaw perform an arabesque. The show was almost sold out both nights. Photo by Indira Edwards. Snowflakes perforin in the Forest ofChristmas scene. The ballet was sponsored hy Northwest Fneore Performanees and a grant from the ,V d-VVV,sf America Arts Allliance. Photo bv Chris Tucker. " The Nutcracker " • 57 Toys come to life in an animated student production of " The Toys Take Over Christmas. Heartwarming Holiday c hildren lining the front row sat in rapt attention as the toymaker put the finishing touches on the rag doll. They watched as he sprinkled magic dust on the doll and the children squealed as she came to life. A group of Northwest students performed and entertained in the annual children ' s Christmas play " The Toys Take Over Christmas. " Before the show, the audience and cast members warmed up by singing the Christmas carol " The Twelve Days of Christmas. " The cast divided the audience into sections and each group sang a separate part. Then the action began as the cruel, heartless toymaker, played by Paige Vandenburg, would not give away his magic toys, and his newest creation. Sunny the rag doll, started a toy rebellion. The toys took over the shop and when the dust had finally settled, the toymaker had discovered the meaning of Christmas by gaining a heart and spreading the cheer of the season. " I liked it when the clown and the toymaker were trying to get out of the toy store, " Elizabeth Curtis said. " They were struggling with the other toys. They really seemed to get into their characters. " Directed by Shawn Wake, the group presented the show at the Charles Johnson Theater for two nights. The students had limited preparation time. " We had 13 practices, so I guess it was about two and a half weeks that we prepared, " Becky Pinick, who played Sunny, said. Because of these limited practices, lines were sometimes forgotten and the students had to make up their own, so the audiences responded differently. " It was different for every show, " Pinick said. " Because of the front row, this one worked great. " The children who sat on the front row participated in the play even though the cast members had not planned for them to. " We had one kid who, when asked where to put a heart, said, ' Throw it away! Throw it away! ' " Pinick said. Children were not the only ones who took in the Christ- mas play; students got into the action and many found that they enjoyed the play as well. " It was really cute, " Jen Combs said. " All the little kids were so cute. My favorite character was the clown because he did flips and he had a cool voice, too. " The students were impressed with the actors ' abilities as well. " I thought the actors were great, " Traci Brady said. " The kids got really involved and even us older kids got in- volved. " At the end of the performance, the children were encour- aged to come backstage and visit Santa. Chet Hardin played this role and he thought that the children really enjoyed the added bonus of being able to chat with Santa. " They (the children) were the best part of the show, " Hardin said. " Most of them really believed I was Santa, and they were awe — struck. " The children hurried backstage for a treat promised from Santa and adults watched as another annual Christmas play came to an end. Children and adults alike joined in the Christmas cheer and celebrated the season with a tradi- tional performance. Rcbchah Pinick involves the crowd in singing " Jingk BcUs ' at the Children ' s Christmas Play. The play was sponsored by Alpha Phi Omega, the theater honorary society. Photo by Indira Edwards. 58 • Entertainment •d. Toymakcr Pai ic Vamknhitrg is onxslcd by the toy captain and toy soldicts for not iii ' ing the toys a heart. The phiy was directed hy Shawn Wake and Hill Haley. Photo hy Indira t ' dwards. Karen Miirano shows the children how to make a golden ring. When singing the " Twelve Days of Christmas " all of the audience members were involved. Photo by Indira Edwards. Katrian Ruder shows the audience members how to do " Ten lords a leaping. " The proceeds from the play went to the ,Muryville Food Pantry. Photo bv Indira Edwards. Children ' s Christmas Play • 59 DECORATIONS AND LIGHTS DISPLAY CHRISTMAS CHEER J By Angela T, As the traditional carol went " It ' s beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere you go, " so did Maryville as the days became closer to the holiday season. Maryville took on a hometown Christmas look with decorations on street lights, illumi- nated scenery parks and buildings. The Saturday after Thanksgiving, the spirit of Christmas came to light as Santa Claus flipped the switch lighting the Nodaway County Court- house for the first time. The community-wide effort to light the structure earned the recognition of the Maryville Citizens for Community Ac- tions Pride Committee for the month of Decem- ber as well as awe from spectators. After the lighting of the courthouse, crowds gathered at Franklin Park to watch the annual lighting of the Winter Wonderland. " The courthouse was really beautiful because it looked like it was professionally done, " Shannon Blackney said. " The lights got me in the spirit of Christmas and made me excited to go look at other Christmas lights around Maryville. " Students also got in the holiday spirit as they decorated their apartments and residence halls with Christmas trees, lights and decorations. Tom Huffington and his roommates decided to put a country twist on their decorations. " I lived with two guys and we were all big George Strait fans. " Huffington said. " We got the idea to decorate our wall because George Strait had a new Christmas CD out ' Merry Christmas Strait to You ' and we thought it would Tackett be fun to put it on our wall. " Huffington and his roommates hung red lights on their wall which spelled out the saying " Merry Christmas Strait to You. " With their left over lights, they made a lasso and put a GS inside of it. " Everybody so far liked it, " Huffington said. " Especially if they liked country music. " In the Residence Halls, some students decorated their doors with wrapping paper and lights and put lights around their windows. Kerri Grotrian and Ranae Ottemann decorated their door with a three-dimensional Christmas tree complete with working lights and presents underneath. " We just wanted our room to look festive, " Ottemann said. Resident Assistant Jennifer Krai enjoyed having Christmas activities with her floor to help alleviate the stress of the hectic season. " The Christmas activities we did helped lighten the time of year, " Krai said. " For many students, this was their first time away from home and hopefully the things we did would not make them so homesick. " On the study day before finals, Hudson Hall executive board and programming committee sponsored a holiday party. The activities in- cluded everything from stress relievers to deco- rating Christmas cookies. " We got frosting and decorated the cookies just for the fun of it, " Robin Casey said. Though students were not home for the major- ity of the season, it did not dampen their spirits. The Nodaway County Courthouse iUuminates the night time sky near downtown Main Street. The lighted structure earned recognition from the Maryville Citizens for the Community Actions Pride Committee. Photo by Chris Tucker. 60 • Student Life MuryvUU ' high school sliulrnls siring lights nroiind a Iri ' i- al h ' raiMin I ' urk. The slutlcnls decoritlvd ihv Winter Wonderland lis n {-ommunity service project. I ' hoto by Chris Tucker. Amy Francis hoUls the staffed animid she received daring Millikan ' s " Secret Snniv- flake " party. Each participant anonymously gave gifts lo their secret pal until the final gift exchange when their identity was revealed. I ' hoto by Chris Tucker. Christmas in the ' Ville • 61 Lords and ladies toast the audi- ence in celebration of the " Yule- tide Feaste. " By Amy Duggan Renaissance Madraliers A red tapestry hung over the door to the J.W. Union Ballroom as guests entered a Renaissance era filled with Madrigal singing, Christmas carols, and a traditional dinner from the 16th century. Guests gathered around a round table as they drank Wassail, a hot apple cider, and mingled with couples dressed in elaborate English clothing. After a brief session of conversing, the guests waited while their table was called. They were then escorted into the ballroom by a lord of the court where they were seated at long banquet tables. The King. Queen and other Renaissance characters were played by students from the theater department. One character that provided a variety of the laughs for the night was Jester, played by Doug Martin. For Martin, making people laugh was nothing new. " I got different people each night so you could do different things each time, " Martin said. Choirmaster Richard Weymuth had been working with the Fcaste for 15 years and saw many similarities from years past. " I thought the involvement of the students and how much pride they had was the same, " Wcymulh said. " They had an enormous amount of pride in what they did and that was obvious. " For Northwest Celebration, a University choir, the per- formance required a lot of extra work. Jeramie Kramer, who was on the construction commit- tee, helped with the set for the program. " We did a lot of renovating old ideas, " Kramer said. The ideas consisted of making sturdier tables for the Madraliers, building the fire place and walls quicker and bringing the fog up through the ceiling and down one of the trees. Brenda Ashley, an alto Madralier, believed the ballroom underwent a major change from its normal atmosphere. " The transformation of the ballroom put me in the mood for Christmas, " Ashley said. Suzanne Garrett saw Celebrations ' performance differ- ent than many musical shows. " I thought it was outstanding, " Garrett said. " It was something different that I had never seen before. " As the evening continued, members of Celebration gath- ered around their tables and sang Christmas carols. For Martin, the one-on-one joking with the guests added to the atmosphere. His character was dressed in a black and white costume and with his outfit, he was able to leave acertain impression on his guests. " Usually one night I gave someone a black and white kiss, " Martin said. " It was the mark of the Jester. " Although comedy played an important role in the festiv- ity, Garrett said the ending was her favorite part. " The ending was when they turned off the lights and everyone was singing in candlelight, " Garrett said. " It was really touching, nice way to end it. " Amidst the atmosphere of the King and Queen ' s celebra- tion, the comedy and the joyous sounds of Christmas from the Celebration carolers, the show truly brought the es- sence of the century and Christmas season to life. 62 • Entertainment The Northwest Mudralicrs sing under the direct ion of Riehard Weymuth. The teuste hud been a tradition of North- vest for 2 1 years. I ' holo by Chris Tucker. lason T.lam helps to create an authentic setting for an English Christmas. The settnig added a bohday atmosphere to the " Yulelide Feaste. " Photo by Sarah r.lliol. Stacy Tripp provides music by playing " Dances from Terpsichore. " Other entertainment included skihi. .ringing, and rubber chicken juggling ads. I ' hoto bv Chris Tucker. The " Wench " Carol Patton entertains the crowd. The Madralier Singers [terformed three nights to a sold out audience. Photo by Indira Kdwards. Yuletide Feast • 63 ' Having the best job in the world, ' Wallace brings a special brand of laughter. By Brady Bilyeu Yo ' Mama Comedy G ood-natured humor and constant waves of laughter set the tone of the evening when comedian George Wallace performed his comic routine at the Mary Linn Performing Arts Center. Wallace had appeared everywhere from college cam- puses to the " Tonight Show " on NBC. " The places that I performed were all the same: stage, microphone, good people, laughs, " Wallace said. " Playing here was just as good as playing at San Francisco. " Wallace usually played in large cities, but he enjoyed performing in a small town like Maryville. " I really liked Maryville, " Wallace said. " I got to see it all — the bars, the Hy-Vee, the little fast food restaurant row; and I got to meet the mayor of Maryville and I asked him why the Christmas lights were still up on City Hall. " Both onstage and off, Wallace shared his feelings about his life as a stand up comedian and offered some serious advice about life itself. " I loved doing stand up comedy, " Wallace said. " That was why I did about 300 shows every year. I made a lot of people laugh and that was why I felt that I had the greatest job in the world. " Wallace used some of the jokes from his appearance on the " Arsenio Hall Show. " Some of these trademark jokes included bits such as, " Yo ' mama was so old that when Moses parted the Red Sea, she was on the other side. " To end his show, he encouraged audience participation by asking members to make up jokes of their own. After the show, Wallace said that making people laugh was a business that he had always taken seriously. He believed the main reason he performed comedy was because he loved his job. According to Wallace, enjoying life was crucial. " The most important thing that I could tell you was, ' enjoy life, ' " Wallace said. " Make sure the kind of job that you have was the kind of job that you enjoy going to every day. I knew too many people stuck in jobs (i.e. parents) who worked nine to five, came home and they were stuck doing the same routine every day. " Wallace enjoyed doing stand-up comedy for many rea- sons; most importantly for the fans. " The best part about my job was that I got to make people laugh, " Wallace said. " We laughed together and had a really good time. I got to see people when they were at their best — when they were laughing. " The opening act for Wallace was comedy newcomer and Northwest student, Mike Ditamore. " I got a call from Campus Activities Programmers, " Ditamore said. " They asked me if I did stand up and I said ' no, but I had always kind of wanted to, ' so this was actually my first time out. " Ditamore was offered the opening act after being recommended to CAPs by a few members and other Northwest students. According to Kevin Harrington, the special events chair for CAPs, the performance took a great deal of effort. " To tell you the truth, it did take a lot of work to put a show like this together, " Harrington said. " But the show was great. George Wallace was a very funny guy. " As the show ended, laughter and cheers from MLPAC seemed to indicate that many people had a good time listening to the comedy of George Wallace. 64 • Entertainment LATE SHIFT ANTICS ENLIVEN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR The parking lot was half empty as he pulled in and turned off his lights. While most thought of snuggling up in bed, he was just beginning his shift at work. Finding employment during the daytime hours while working around a class schedule sometimes proved impossible, forcing students to work the night shift. Scott Copeland and Mike Martin of Food-4- Less hunted for weeks before deciding that working late at night was worth the hassle. " I saw people at night who came in and bought things they wouldn ' t be seen buying in the day- light, " Copeland said. " Like men who had been sent by their women for things like tampons. " They eased up the aisle nice and slow, made sure no one was looking " Copeland continued. " Then they brought the box to the counter and just showed it to us, not saying a word. Some- times we got on the microphones and did a price check just to embarrass them. " Both men found ways to balance their work schedule with their class and social lives. " I grabbed sleep anywhere I could, " Martin said, " My girlfriend didn ' t like it, though, when I ' d go over to her apartment I ' d usually be asleep the first 20 minutes of being there. " Most of their classes were scheduled in the afternoon, so with a 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. schedule they had a few hours to sleep between work and school. Because of this, an evening social life was almost out of the question. " I had been out with friends and they ' d all be By Julie Sharp going to the bars and I had to cut out at 10 p.m. to get to work, " Martin said. Some of the more interesting late night hap- penings centered around aisle 13 where liquor lined the counters. There were times when people came in after the 3 a.m. deadline to buy liquor, and when they found they could not buy any alcohol, they attempted bribery. Pallet jack races, which involved pushing pallets down the aisles, was a highlight of the night. Card games and reading were other activi- ties Martin did to pass the time. " I had read every magazine on the rack, " Martin said. While Copeland and Martin had to deal with classes, some had other responsibilites to work around. Barb Jensen worked from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. at Hy-Vee from Friday to Monday. It was the only shift she could work because she had family and classes to deal with. Even though Jensen worked late hours, the night shift did not seem to be a bother to her children. " It wasn ' t a real problem, though, considering I left after they went to bed and I was there when they got up. " Jensen said. " Though I hadn ' t learned to balance sleep with everything yet. " While most were getting ready to go to bed, some were just wandering into work. Days and nights were turned up-side-down for those who worked on the night shift. Matt Griggs stocks cereal onto shelves while working the night shift at Hy- Vee. Griggs scheduled his 12 hours of classes and 25-30 hours of work during the week so his weekends were free. Photo by Chris Tucker 66 • Student Life fry an Miller uses a BB gun to gel trapped birds out of Food-4-lA-ss . Night shift employees used the BB gun to scare the birds down so they could be released outside. Photo by Jason Clarke. Night Shifts • 67 Bur Midni INSOMNIA AND NEED TO UNWIND KEEP STUDENTS GOING UNTIL DAWN By Jeni Klamm While the late night hours ticked on, many students found alternative activities to occupy their time. As people drove through the streets of Maryville, apartment lights were seen glowing into the early hours of the morning. Students were also seen coming out of the bars at 1 a.m. Whether they were studying or party- ing, they suffered from the night owl syndrome. Students such as Julie Watt listened to music during the late hours to relax. " Listening to music helped me concentrate on other things besides the homework and tests from the previous day, " Watt said. " I always told myself that I would be in bed by 10 p.m., but I would hear a good song and end up listening to the radio or CDs for hours. " Watt had always been a night owl and enjoyed staying up late to hang out until she became tired. Some students got their second wind after 9 p.m. and socialized at the bar or at friends ' houses to help relieve the stress from the day. Jami Dierking went to the bar several nights a week to be with friends. " I would study and try to be prepared for my classes the next day and then I would go to the bar to unwind, " Dierking said. " Seeing friends al- ways made me feel better after a bad day. " Many expected to study or do homework at night. Some students went to the library after dinner and did not return home until it was closed. Toby Cannon believed studying was expected at night. " It was like a ritual, " Cannon said. " Every night after 6:30 p.m., I would study because I felt like I had to. I always felt really guilty if I didn ' t study at specific times. I was always thinking I was behind. " Students who worked at night experienced a tack of sleep and it did not matter whether they were out late or not. Corey McLaughlin worked several nights in Kansas City, Mo. He preferred it to the day because it gave him something to do at night. " I worked some nights at In-a-Tub in Kansas City to help me get money for school, " McLaughlin said. " It helped occupy my time. If I wasn ' t working in the evenings, I would be wide awake doing nothing. " He was one of many students who liked being a night owl. Many were not so lucky. Students such as Michelle Leach were plagued with nocturnal restlessness and suffered from insomnia. " I had insomnia for the past two years, " Leach said. " It usually happened when I was worried about something or had a bad day. All of the stress from the day came down on me when I went to bed. I was constantly worrying about what I needed to do the next day or if I had done well on a test that I had just taken. Everything was going through my head. " Normally she was not a night owl, but she became accustomed to being awake for long hours in the middle of the night. Whether voluntary or not, night owls roamed the evening hours and tried to find activities to entertain themselves while the rest of the town slept. Petersoi, Stuart t 68 • Student Life Kida Beard and Christine Ethangatta watch movies in Millikan Hall ' s thirdfloor lounge. Gath- ering with friends in the evening was a way to relax for many students. Photo hy Chris Calitz. Bob Jarrett plays Black Hatvk 2000 at The Pub. Many students spent their eveiungs playing games of pool, pinball or darts at their favorite bar. Photo by Fay Dahlt uist. Night Owls • 69 Endless entertainment and bottomless cups of coffee set the mood for coffee- houses. By Julie Sharp Instant Karma T he Union Ballroom went through a bi-monthly transformation from a sprawling room to a cozy club with tables and couches surrounding a small stage. Students drank bottomless cups of coffee and ate slices of gourmet cheesecake while being entertained. The coffeehouse idea came when Michael Harmon, cof- feehouse chairman for Campus Activity Programmers, came to Northwest from California last year. He found plenty of country music, but missed the music he was familiar with from home. With a group of five students to assist him, Harmon approached C APs with the coffeehouse idea. Despite skep- ticism that the idea would never work, Harmon and his committee went to area coffeehouses for ideas then came back and started putting Cafe Karma together. Much to Harmon ' s delight, many of the skeptics later apologized for their doubt. " Many of the acts that we booked warranted a more intimate atmosphere than the Spanish Den or the Mary Linn Performing Arts Center could provide, " Harmon said. " It was difficult to find the proper place to hold Caf6 Karma, but when the lights went down in the Ballroom, the way we had things set up fairly transformed the place. " The coffeehouse got a few lest runs last year that were hardly publicized. The first Caf6 Karma took place during Advantage ' 94 and centered around guitarist Alan Bennett. Harmon said he hoped Ca{6 Karma was a place where students could enjoy themselves. " It was a possible alternative for those students who didn ' t like the bar scene in town, " Harmon said. " This was an idea whose time had come. " Harmon said the line up of performers more than fulfilled his hopes for entertaining culture. The first feature performer for the Caf6 Karma series came from the United Kingdom. Irish singing poet, Roger Gillan, took the stage at Cafe Karma Sept. 13 to share his folk rock sound and acoustic guitar playing with over 100 students. Memories from childhood mixed with humorous tales of apartment hunting in New York City were the basis for the lyrics. The story time culminated with what he called his most creative work, his eight-week-old son, Daniel. This was Daniel ' s first spotlight and his mother, Mignon, looked on proudly from the rear of the audience. One of Gillan ' s favorite things about America after leaving Sligo, Ireland, was that he could get into a car and drive for a very long way without seeing an ocean. Gillan said it was difficult to do that while living on an island country. A big thrill for Gillan occurred in 1991 when Rolling Stone magazine named him one of music ' s hottest new up and comers. This honor was presented to him even without a record release or an upcoming tour, a situation almost unheard of until then. Gillan received such a good response he returned in the spring semester for an encore performance and shared some of his new pieces. A new tradition was bom when Cafe Karma went under- ground Sept. 19 with their first night of student perfor- mances. Several guitarists, poets and singers gathered in the candlelight atmosphere of the Union Ballroom to perform monthly. Alan Bennett acted as emcee for the — continued Mac Tonnies perfonns a song to ail alternative audience duringan undergoiind perfor- mance. The Union liallroom provided a quiet setting for the Cafe Karma perform- ers. Photo by Jack Vitiugh. 70 Entertainment Rick Totb plays an original song writ- ten for a childhood friend with cancer. Cafe Karma usually drew a crowd of 60 lo 75 people. Photo by Lesley Thacker. ■■ ■ ■■ n HI 1 ? jL sl s 1 ' mH if ' ' ' 4Kmm jm S " l M Mi T ' sH mi m 1: ; Mmii gjH ■fe gl mk A Northwest band. Olivia ' s Neutron Honib, preforms for fellow students. Tin- open mike on underground nights gave students the chance to sieze the spotlight. Photo by Lesley Thacker. Coffee Houses • 71 Allen Bennett plays, " Blame it lyn the Girl, " during Cafe Karma. Cafe Karma not only offered a different side to entertainment, hut coffee and gourmet cheesecake were serx ' ed. Photo by Jack Vaught. Marc Vasquez performs prose during an Underground Cafe Karma. Students were invited to perform anything from poetry to solo instrumentals. Photo bv Indira Edwards. ■ S ■ H 1 S V ' i i H m L tI m IHr ■ n . . S B Kf l Alan Bennett sings while coffee drinkers watch and listen. Bennett acted us both the host and a performer for the underground. Photo by Lesley Thacker Shawn Bechtol recites the peom " Art of Disco Dancing, " in front of a small underground crowd. Cafe Karma nights were held at random in the Union Ballroom and offered an artistic alternative for Entertainment. Photo by Lesley Thacker. 72 • Entertainment undergrounds. While singing his own music from his cassette, " Sons and Daughters, " between acts, he introduced performers to an audience of 50 to 70. Becky Pinick, CAPs hospitality chair, said the group wanted not only to bring professional entertainers to campus with the program, but also give students a chance to showcase their talents. ■ ' We wanted to get local talent involved — to give people a chance to show their stuff, " Pinick said. " It was fun to watch your friend up there. " However, Pinick was not only watching the other performers. She, along with Jennifer Combs, Austin Howell and Jamie Welch, sang " Blowing in the Wind " to open the evening. " We had always sung, " Combs said. " Caf6 Karma let local talent shine. This was a good performing experience. " Music was not the only entertainment. Student poets Luke Stokes and Mac Tonnies recited original works for the crowd. Stokes ' s style was very autobiographical. He recited his final piece, " Button Dude, " in a stereotypical Califomia-stoner-surfer accent that, like Tonnies ' " Elvis, " brought on the laughs and provided a segue into the next performance: Olivia ' s Neutron Bomb. The local group made an appearance to perform several songs that were influenced by jazz and blues, and Olivia Howell rounded out the finale with several solo guitar songs. Originally from Nashville, Tenn., the musical duo " Say-So, " made up of married couple Kim and Jim Thomas, brought their mix of music and poetry to the Cafe Oct. 3. The Thomas ' described their music as " artsy pop for people who weren ' t mad about much. " " So much of the alternative music nowadays was all so angry, " Kim Thomas said. " Someone was always mad about something ... except us. " Though the music poetry mixtures were accepted overall, there were some who did not find the band as entertaining as the others in the audience. " As Kim the caterwauling lead singer said, ' It was so painfully quiet, ' " Robert Schneider said. " Obviously this was only because the music was so painfully bad. Ignoring the obviously sacrilegious rendition of ' Puff the Magic Dragon, ' I supposed we could have looked at this as a flashback to the ' 60s. " In the final professional performance of the fall semester, students gathered to see guitarist vocalist Billy McLaughlin take the stage, plucking and striking his instrument with his long hair and faded jeans . " It was one of the oddest playing styles I had ever seen, but it worked well, " Charles Christopher said. McLaughlin entertained the audience with his unique style as well as the stories that went behind each song. The first song on the program set the pace for the rest of the evening. " Hurricane Bob " was inspired by, " the weirdest gig I ever had, " McLaughlin said. McLaughlin discovered while he attended college that music was the key to keeping him in the state of mind to study and succeed, especially reggae music. Bob Marley ' s music inspired him to graduate and move on into life, and he repaid the spirit of Marley by doing a tribute on one of his albums. He performed his own rendition of Marley ' s " No Woman, No Cry " at the coffeehouse. Because of the great response, the coffeehouses welcomed another showcase of student talent when the underground returned in the follow- ing spring. Kristen Schmaljohn enjoyed watching her friends participate in the underground. " I liked the fact that people I least expected to get up on stage gave performances, and they were very entertaining, " Schmaljohn said. When each musician or poet had thanked the audiences after the show, the lights went on in the Ballroom, and students lingered to finish their coffee and talk with the performers. The coffeehouse closed for the night and left the students with thoughts of another night of endless entertain- ment, rich cheesecake and steaming Java. Coffee Houses • 73 Kevin Spencer gives a young audience member a close-up look at a bird trick. Spencer also performed with his wife and used her in many illusions. Photo by Sarah Elliott. Craig Karges performs a ring trick for Joseph Hamilton and a Northwest audience. Karges used psychology to pull off many of his illusions during the show. Photo by Jason Clarke. 74 • Entertainment Professionals mesmerize North- west audiences. By Tower Staff Mind Games T Tony Colenburg falls under Dr. Jim Wand ' s spell. Wand performed three shows for Northwest students. Photo by Jon Britton. hey saw things disappear before their eyes, their bodies often did strange but unique things, and in each performance, their mind was what actually gave them the illusions. For the past ten years, Kevin Spencer had twisted, folded and made sections of his wife, Cindy, disappear. It was all in a day ' s work for Spencer and Cindy who made up the Spencer ' s Magic and Illusion show. Kevin was pleased with the audience not only in numbers but also in the way they responded to each act. He knew that the performance would go well from the start. " They laughed at every stupid joke and that was great, " Kevin said. One act, origami, made one believe that Kevin had folded Cindy into a two foot cube and then poked swords into the cube. After putting the swords into the cube Kevin unfolded the box to reveal Cindy in one piece and totally unharmed. Another audience favorite was the mind reading he performed on stage. After finding three participants, Kevin then asked one to think of their favorite male singer, another to think of a place they would like to go and the last person was to pick a playing card from a full deck. Kevin then wrote what he believed the three people were thinking on a chalkboard. One-by-one, he asked the three people what they were thinking or holding and then placed their answers below his covered predictions. Soon after, Kevin showed the audience a perfect row of predictions. One act stood out and captivated the audience, " the milk can " made famous by the great Harry Houdini. The stunt involved a steel milk can filled with water in which a chained Kevin had three minutes to escape from. " The milk can was a nice way to sum up the show, " Kevin said. " I couldn ' t think of anybody whose name was more synonymous with magic then Harry Houdini. It gave us a chance to set some historical facts straight and it was a great way to end the show. Plus, people liked that death thing. " Many audience members found the last act scary but enjoyable when a soaked and winded Kevin emerged from the milk can. " I tried holding my breath, and I could hold it half as long as he did, " Jeremy Browning said. Another act that left many to wonder if what they were seeing was real or illusion was Craig Karges. He gave students another chance to look at the powers of the mind when he entertained with his illusions. " Part of what I did was illusion, part of it was psychologically based, and part of it was intuitive, " Karges said. " It was all of those three things that were mixed together to create the show. " Diane Kwong-Burvee participated in an illusion where audi- ence members made up a fictitious car which fit the description exactly of one that Karges had described on paper before the show. " I think it (the illusion) was really intriguing as far as I was concerned, " Kwong-Burvee said. " It was very captivating. " While some magicians led their audience to believe that certain illusions were happening before their eyes. Dr. Jim Wand proved students, if hypnotized, were doing nothing out of the ordinary. Incorporating humor and audience participation. Wand used his charisma to hypnotize audience members and bring them on stage. With approximately 20 students on stage. Wand had some of the students believing they were having a hormonal change. For instance, Jason Whiting thought he was a pregnant woman. " I went through the stages of the months, and then I gave birth, " Whiting said. " I had a giri. I named her Ashley and she was 8 pounds. " Though they were hypnotized, the students faced their friends after the show, whether they had embarrassed themselves or not. Although many skeptics entered Mary Linn Performing Arts Center for each magician ' s performance, many audience mem- bers left believing that the power of the mind could do strange and wonderful things. Magicians • 75 CLOTHING CHOICES MAKE STYLES Moo Beep! As the alarm went off and students stumbled out of bed to the closet, they realized it was time to make that all-important decision of the day: what to wear. The reasons for selecting a particular outfit was unique for each individual. For some it was comfort, for others it was a fashion statement, but for all it was a question of taste. When Eric Shuster picked his outfits for the day, he chose clothes " mostly out of comfort and functionality. " A typical outfit for him was a T- shirt, two flannels, Birkenstocks, a pair of shorts and a sock hat. " Most of the time, I wore flannels from garage sales, " Shuster said. " I liked them better used because they were already toughened that way. " While the grunge look was popular at the time because of the " upshooting of bands and the Seattle sound, " Shuster said he had been dress- ing in flannels for quite a while. " It was strange because I had had the same look for years, " Shuster said. " Then everybody started liking it. I guess it was because it was comfortable and the more people who wore the stuff, the more people realized how good it felt on. " Lonita Rowland rarely knew what she was going to wear when she looked in her closet. It usually depended on her mood. " Sometimes I wore something because I liked to get complimented, " Rowland said. " When I was tired, though, I usually wore sweats. " Rowland bought most of her clothes at Lemers. " I liked to wear a lot of clothes, " Rowland said. " It was really comfortable and it looked nice at the same time. " When Heidi Schneider looked in her closet, she searched for high fashion clothing. A fashion merchandising major, Schneider said clothes showed a lot about a person. " The clothing expressed my personality, " Schneider said. " It helped say who I was because I expressed my personality through what I wore. " Although she spent over $100 a month on clothing, it was worth it to her. " I spent and spent and spent, " Schneider said. " It was my life. For me, I couldn ' t spend too much money on clothes. " Although some dressed for comfort and fash- ion, Darrin Keller dressed in his own way be- cause it " was the way he was raised. " His closet consisted of a cowboy hat, jeans, boots, western shirts and T-shirts. " I was raised on a farm, " Keller said. " I went to a lot of rodeos and started riding bareback broncos in 1994. The way I dressed was just how they dressed there. " Keller dressed in cowboy gear and found that many people had stereotypes about him. " They thought I was into country music, " Keller said. " Usually, when they saw my hat, they just started stereotyping right off " Some students dressed for comfort and others for success, while others dressed in ways that reflected their personalities. They all created their own individual style. 76 • Student Life Characters confront their personal demons in a tale of the afterlife. By Dain Johnston Locked In Hell A room with no windows, rigid furniture and lights that did not turn off was the setting for " No Exit, " the spring production performed in the Black Box Theater. The play, by Jean-Paul Sartre, was directed by Theophil Ross and had four characters who were in one room with no windows. The lights were on all the time, and it was hot in this unconventional hell. Garcon, played by Shad Ramsey, was the first to enter the room. He was followed by Inez, played by Alison Mizerski, then Estelle, played by Alisa Templeton. They were all escorted into the room by the valet, Wesley Drahozal. The play was about three people in hell trying to under- stand why they were not being tortured. Later, they realized they were each other ' s torture, which was why they were in the same room. Estelle romanced Garcon while Inez romanced Estelle. Later, it became a power struggle between Garcon and Inez about who would take Estelle. The rest of the play was about the characters arguing and trying to get through hell without going crazy. In the end, they left with a stalemate as Garcon could not make love to Estelle with Inez watching. Inez could not take Estelle because Estelle did not want to be taken. The play was performed in the Black Box Theater and seated about 35 to 40 people, which was the reason for the seven performances. Ross believed the size of the studio had an impact on the audience. Cast members also thought the intimate environment contributed greatly to the overall effectiveness of the performance. Ramsey believed the Black Box was helpful in attaining the effect they wanted. " Granted, the original production of this play was done on a mainstage, but for our purposes, the Black Box and the enclosed space really helped build the effect of ' No Exit, ' " Ramsey said. " The audience didn ' t have an exit either. " Audience members also thought being closer to the actors was a plus. " I felt like I was with them, that I was in their room, " Audra Miller said. " I was enclosed. That was the meaning for us to have. " Marisa Barbosa liked the way the actors portrayed their roles, and she thought they were very realistic when in character. She also found the valet to be her favorite character. " His character was serious, but a little funny, too, because he always had a serious expression on his face, " Barbosa said. The actors were very pleased with the way the show came off, as were some of the members of the crew. Costume designer Connie Juranek thought the show was presented well. ' The actors worked very hard, they were very good actors to work with and they did a wonderful job, " Juranek said. The play was entered in the American College Theater Festival, and the cast had a chance to be chosen to perform in Washington, D.C. Audience members entered the Black Box for a night of entertainment and left pondering the definition of hell and the afterlife. In an unconven- tional version of hell. Inez, played by Alison Mizerski. acts as a mirror for Estelle, played by Alisa Templeton. The charac- ters ' hell was living with each other Photo by Chris Tucker. 78 • Entertainment Garcon. played by Shad Ranisey, helps convince Estelk, played by Alisa Tempkton, he is nol a coward. " No Exit " was Northwest ' s entry in the American College Theater Festival. Photo hv Jason Wentzcl. i Inez and Garcon exchange words about their past lives. Audience members left the play pondering thedefmition of hell. Photo hv Chris Tucker. No Exit • 79 Li STUDENTS DEAL WITH PARKING SITUATION Pro Lack of parking spaces on campus forced many students to take extra time to look for another spot or walk several blocks to get to campus. Those who lived off campus sometimes had to park along the streets or wait for a space because there was no room on the campus lots. " There was about five cars waiting at either end of parking lots, waiting like vultures, for a place to park, " Brian Fish said. " It was ridiculous. " Some places, like the Delta Sigma Phi parking lot, were used by other students because it was close to campus. " At the beginning of the year, if I left, I came back and my spot would have been taken, " Steve Lovell said. " Later on, it got better. And as long as they didn ' t park too close to the house, I didn ' t mind. " Of the 1 ,408 parking permits that were sold to commuters, only 654 parking spaces were allotted to them. According to Warren Gose, vice president of finance, money that had been taken from the fines and the permits only covered minimal repairs on the lots. Suggestions were offered by some students, and they thought the problem was not just amount of parking places but location. " I thought they could have made the lots bigger, but I didn ' t know where they would build, " Susie McAllister said. " They should ited ace pses lems By Susan Porterfield have made the parking lots closer. " What time students parked also affected the amount of spaces that were available. " I hadn ' t really had trouble parking, but I had a class early enough that people weren ' t on campus yet, " Jill Wright said. Later in the mornings, student parking lots filled up and cars were sometimes backed up. " After nine in the morning, there was not a place to park until after four in the evening, " Fish said. The expense of parking in a lot that was not designated for commuters could add up. Tickets issued by Campus Safety were $20 for each parking violation. " I was parked in the North South Complex p arking lot because I couldn ' t find a place anywhere, " Jessica James said. " So, in order to make it to class on time, I took the ticket. " Some students did not buy the permits and decided to park off campus or walk to their classes. " They were too expensive, " Brian Sparks said. " I didn ' t feel I could spend that much on a permit. I walked to classes during the summer months and parked on the street near the Fine Arts building when it got colder. " Whether students were forced to walk or to find other alternatives to the parking situation, fighting for parking spaces and finding tickets on cars made students ' lives more difficult as they tried to allow extra time to get to their classes. Campus Safety Officer Terry Roach tickets an illegally parked car beside Wells Hall. Students were fined $20fi}r parking in a visitor ' s space and $50fi)r parking in a handicap spot. Photo by Laura Riedel. 80 • Student Life Krisli Dallas s(ra[ es ire off her car during thefirxl winter storm of the year. Parking was crowded since there were I,40H commuter stickers soltl and only 654 commuter spaces available. Photo hy Jason Clarke. A student looks for a parking place in the lot behind the Valk Building. Students often waited behind as many as five cars when hunting for a place to park. Photo by Indira Edwards. Parking • 81 Tom Farnan and Corey Rittinaster perform a game called " Freeze. " The performers traveled yearly to perform for college campuses. Photo hy Chris Tucker. Dehra Smith is put on the spot to ad-lih a stoiy hy Comedy Sportz member, Corey Rittmaster. Audience participation, quick thinking and humor were all a part of Comedy Sportz. Photo hy Chris Tucker. 82 • Entertainment Comedian teams compete for laughs with audience participa- tion. By Amy Duggan Improvisational Comedy D Tom Faman ofCiymah ' SiKirtz reacts to his teammate Audrey Crahtree.The amiedians used simple costumes and props to enhance their ii m. ' isMionLd skills. Photo by Chris Tucker. ressed in casual sweatpants, high top sneakers and coordinating colored T-shirts, Comedy Sportz performers sat around the Union Ballroom waiting for their next group of unsuspect- ing audience members. Little did the comedians know that in just a short time, they would be performing skits that tied belly button lint. Captain Kirk and a girl named Bob together. The tw o one-hour shows featured four comedians per- forming improvisational comedy. " Comedy Sportz was competitive improvisational hu- mor, " Clancy Hathaway, owner of Kansas City ' s Comedy Sportz, said. " It looked like a sporting event. Instead of an emcee, we had a referee that had a whistle and called fouls and time outs, and the stage was covered in astroturf. " The comedians were divided into two teams and created humorous scenes with audience participation. " We started out with singing the national anthem and chose audience members as judges, " Hathaway said. Because the audiences tended to vary, the comedians had to be on the tip of their toes and be ready to change the whole angle of their routine. " It was always odd because we were doing what the audience wanted, " comedian Corey Rittmaster said. Comedy Sportz had approximately 20 to 25 clubs throughout the country. The clubs were located in the back r ooms of restaurants. " Our first show was in Madison, Wis., " Hathaway said. " It was in a Wendy ' s. The downstairs looked like a regular restaurant and we played upstairs where there was addi- tional seating. " The performers traveled yearly to states such as Colo- rado, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Arkansas, Illinois and Texas. Team members Audrey Crabtree, Rittmaster, Cathy Pursel and Tom Faman were only four of 25 regular players for the impromptu team of comedians that per- formed in the Ballroom. " One reason it was chosen was because it was from Kansas City, " Ash Atkins, comedy events chairperson of Campus Activity Programmers, said. " We figured people from that area would know the show. " The teams participated in games with the audience. For one performance audience member Debra Smith, remem- bered a game the group played that demonstrated the difficulty in the comedians ' spontaneous humor. " They were playing this storytelling game, " Smith said. " The girl would point to someone and they had to tell the story. At one point, this person had to tell this whole story with a French accent to make it harder. " The audience ' s laughter was important, and Rittmaster admitted strange requests were not unusual when perform- ing. " We could be doing a scene from Shakespeare then we had to be a chimp, " Rittmaster said. Unlike some shows. Comedy Sportz provided the hu- mor for free. Atkins saw the free show as an advantage for both CAPs and students. " It was the entertainment that was important, " Atkins said. " We had to charge for some events because of the costs. Having a good time was payment itself. " With belly button lint and a knack for choosing unusual topics for comedians to perform, audience members expe- rienced free, improvisational comedy. Comedy Sp ortz 83 Professionals share personal influences through gallery exhibits. By Tower Staff ■ Artistic Diversity I ndividual expressions were key factors during the art exhibits at the OHve DeLuce Gallery. Students were able to see professional artists at their best, and hear first hand what experiences each artist went through to achieve success. Arthur Donley ' s work was the opening exhibit at the gallery where art majors were encouraged to attend and view the different pieces. " It made me, the viewer, think about the decisions that had to be made, " Jackie Miller said. " It was easier to look at work and respond to it and he had the elements of art incorporated into his pieces. " Donley, a 1988 graduate of Northwest, showed the ads he had designed as a graphic designer. " He was an inspiration for all the designers at school, " Brian Meyers said. " He did an excellent job exhibiting work and giving us insight in the process of creating it and showing the natural progression from initial ideas to the final graphic design piece. " Other works that Donley had were advertisements for the Pediatric Cardiology Service and an ad for a cardiometer, a device used to measure the heart ' s motions. " We tried to combine the regular studio arts such as drawing, photography and painting with the graphic design courses so that the astetic awareness thai they developed in the traditional studies could be used to inform their design work, " Paul Falcone, assistant art professor, said. The art pieces provided an insight to what might have been ahead for future students in graphic design. " I found it inspiring that he got out of school and found five jobs waiting for him, " Pete Stanfield said. " He started at Western Auto and left. Then they called him and gave him enough incentive to come back. " Another exhibit brought to the gallery was Russian artists Rimma Gerlovina and Valeriy Gerlovin ' s Photoglyphs. The Russian couple found using themselves as props and painting their faces with signs, symbols and pictures was effective. " These were abstract images, not simple portraits, but my face, my smile, the expression in my eyes needed to be there to bring out our ideas, " Rimma said. " I tried to emanate the ideas as we were shooting. It simply wouldn ' t have worked to hire a model, to use someone who would pose without understanding. " The photoglyphs were close up shots that were fit into the frame of a picture and their body was used like a canvas for their artwork. " They had a unusual style that I had never seen before, " Stacey Meyer said. " It was interesting to see how they mixed the two medias. " The couple began their work in 1970 and 10 years ago they immigrated to the United States from Russia. Their work was displayed at the New Orleans Museum of Art, The Jacksonville (Fla.) Museum of Art and at the Univer- sity of Colorado. Lynette Knight ' s distorted reality in all shapes and sizes was the topic for another reception at the DeLuce Gallery. " It was nice to see diversity in a person ' s artwork and her work in particular, " Sean Newton said. " I enjoyed her growth to a greater color. " Artists Rimma Gerlovina and Vakriy Ck ' rlox ' in answer students questions about their " ptuto ' phs. " ' The photoglyphs depicted the artists ' philosophy on life. Photo by Chris Tucker 84 • Entertainment Gallery Exhibits • 85 .-... i:-J, .i- — continued Knight had graduated from the University in 1988 and demonstrated her work as a student and as a graduate student from Louisiana State University. She had explored the emotions she had while experienc- ing the trials and pains of living with cancer. She also exhibited works that showed her feelings with having cured her cancer. " One of her pictures had a piece of asparagus coming through a decaying piece of fat which symbolizes her rebirth, " Sharee Lynn said. " It showed the ending of her fight with cancer and the beginning of her remission. " Other students were disappointed with the paintings and thought they should have improved with her master ' s degree but instead saw her work as a Northwest student more interesting. " Her lecture was better than the show because it put the pieces in perspective, " Steve Banks said. " Honestly, stu- dent work was better than graduate work. I was not im- pressed with her master ' s degree skills compared to what she learned here. " Although some found the paintings were not to their liking, others gave a positive response to Knight ' s work. " Her work was pretty interesting, " Mike Miller said. " I liked to see the alumni ' s work and it was a good showing. " The final exhibit showcased at Olive DeLuce, was James Tanner ' s ceramic exhibition. As a professor of art at Mankato State in Mankato, Minn., he was not only an artist in his free time, but also a teacher. Tanner began his presentation with a slide show and said the people that had influenced his work throughout his life were his wife, who was also an artist, his grandmother and his aunt. In many of Tanner ' s ceramic pieces, patterns were a noticeable colorful attraction. " My early introduction into patterns was from my grandmother ' s quilts, " Tanner said. Heather Mock, an art education major, noticed the influ- ence the quilts had on his work and believed it was just as important as the artist ' s sculptures. " The patterns in his grandmother ' s quilts were apparent if you looked at his work, " Heather Mock said. " They were just as important as the artwork itself. " The Florida native not only used important people in his life as ideas for his work, but also spirituality and odds and ends of appliances. " I used anything from old blue jeans to quite a few parts from washing machines, " Tanner said. After 30 years in the business. Tanner did not plan on retiring anytime soon. Although artistry could be expen- sive. Tanner received grants from the National Endow- ment of the Arts and by selling his pieces to individuals across the country. Individuality was an important feature in the artistic exhibits. Some were of a different heritage and others came originally from Northwest. 86 • Entertainment frank liaudino and Kalhlccn Carmody spiok with arlist Valeriy Cnilovin diiiini; the opcnini- cxhibil. The liiiasian couple used themselves us subjects for their photoglyphs. Photo by Chris Tueker. Graphie desii ner Arthur Donley tells the importance ofbeint; able to communicate effectively. Donley slated thumb nail sketches were still an important part of design. Photo by Chris Tucker. James Tanner teaches Washington Middle School art students about pottery. Tanner ' s ceramic pieces were known for their vibrant colors and patterns. Photo by Laura Riedel. Art major Melissa Gittens-Hrowning, Brandon Brand and Aaron Abel listen to Arthur Donley talk about life as a graphic designer. Donley was an l9fiS Northwest graduate. Photo by Chris Tucker. Gallery Exhibits • 87 ARAMARK employees stock care packages with everything from Snickers bars to pencils. A totalof 276 care packages were delivered to students during fall finals. Photo by Chris Tucker. M 88 • Student Life i ivenes LOVED ONES SEND CARE PACKAGES jeminders or Home — 2 ARAMARK H ll employee. H Virginia Lent 5 puts the L iw finishing K jrai touches on a IhwI care pack- I J age. The _ packages B were deliv- .jJI ered in Coke ■ ' " " coolers in the tA fall and in mk Idle bags IB during the spring. Photo ■ by Chris J ' 1 Tucker. It was a special surprise for students to receive a letter while they were away from home, but it was a package that gave them a sense that some- one still cared. Care packages included snacks, money, daily necessities or any variety of things needed by students. For Cheryl Bell, whose family sent them to her on a regular basis, care packages were familiar. " They would just ask me if I was running out of my snacks or anything, then they usually would send me one, " Bell said. For some who lived out of state, packages were essential when they needed things from home. " It was the only way I had to get things from home, " Kevin Johnson said. Because some loved ones did not have time to send packages, care packages could have been purchased from ARAMARK, the University ' s food service, by parents during the spring or fall finals week. During the fall finals, 276 care packages were delivered. The packages were sent in Coke coolers and the following spring, imprinted tote bags held the gifts. " We wrote up a letter and mailed it to the parents of students living in the residence halls, " Barry Beacom, cash operations manager, said. In 1993, Residence Hall Association joined ARAMARK in preparing and sending the pack- ages. ARAMARK was in charge of ordering, filling and promoting the packages. RHA helped with the designing and packaging of the gifts. In By Amy Duggan return, RHA received $2 for delivering each package. The " special deliveries " were not only desig- nated for when one ran out of things, but also as a simple gesture of encouragement. Many of these were received during Freshmen Orienta- tion Week. " I got one when I moved in and one during the first set of finals week, " Christy Pallas said. Millikan Hall also delivered packages. The hall ' s " gifts, " which ranged from $15 to $25, not only gave students a sense of contentment, but was also used as a fundraiser. Each package was either delivered personally or found at the front desk of the hall. " Some had cookies, hot chocolate and nuts, " Mary Bohaboj said. " Others had popcorn and candy. It was something to help them get through finals week. " While on a few occasions, Johnson received cookies, homemade banana bread and various other snacks, he admitted one package was very unique. " My parents sent my trombone through the mail, " Johnson said. " I lived in Virginia, I could not go home a lot, we sent things back and forth through the mail. " For students, care packages were an encour- agement whether they came during finals or for no particular occasion at all. What was inside, when they were delivered, and who they were from was merely a part of receiving a " gift " in the mail. Care Packages • 89 Hraden Randall uses pliers to opcrati ' Ill ' s shower faucet. His landlord promised to fix the shower the day Randall moved in. Photo by Jason Clarke. 90 • Student Life LANDLORDS AND LONELINESS MAKE LIVING OFF CAMPUS A CHALLENGE Home w . -.. - J- CA weejta . j ' ouDlea riome Jane Riggerl takes out the trash at her apartment. Students discovered that living off campus was not always what they expected. Photo by Jason Clarke. After living in the residence halls, some stu- dents could not wait to live in a house or apart- ment of their own. However, some discovered that living off campus was not all they had expected it to be. Amy Aebersold decided to live with her fam- ily after she received a notice from Residential Life at the beginning of her sophomore year that she did not have a roommate assigned to her. " I just decided to live with my aunt and uncle after I got the letter, " Aebersold said. " I figured that it would be a change of scenery. " Aebersold said living off campus had its dis- advantages. " A disadvantage was that when my aunt and uncle talked to my parents they told them every- thing, " Aebersold said. " Not that I did anything bad, but word got around fast. " Another downfall students who lived off campus faced was dealing with landlords. Braden Randall had several problems with his landlord. One instance involved his landlord having the water turned off. " My landlord in an attempt to have us change the contract over to our names, turned off all his tenants ' water without letting us know, " Randall said. " We all had to go and have it turned on and pay another deposit which we weren ' t expect- ing. " Randall also said he and his roommates had talked to his landlord about fixing problems in the apartment. " My landlord said he ' d fix the tiles the next By Ruby Dittmer day and he never showed up, " Randall said. " We had to have a pair of pliers hanging in the shower so we could turn the cold water on. " Some had problems with landlords, while oth- ers believed that they would have peace and quiet after they had moved off campus. They did not expect to have to deal with neighbors who had parties without informing them. " Being in the middle of the apartment com- plex was a disadvantage, " Heather Orr said. " We had to listen to the people above us and the people below us. Unlike living in the dorms, we had no quiet hours, and the people could blare their stereos as loud as they wanted whenever they wanted. " Orr said that her neighbors were always loud. " One night at 2 o ' clock in the morning, I had an exam the next day and the people below us had their stereo really loud, " Orr said. " I called the landlord and asked him if he could inform my neighbors to turn it down. " Even though she had a roommate, Orr be- lieved that because she did not live on campus that she missed out on campus happenings and was lonely. " I mis.sed that closeness, " Orr said. " I felt more involved when I was on campus and I knew what was going on. It kind of got lonely living in an apartment. " When they moved off campus they did not expect problems to arise. Some discovered living off campus was more difficult than living in the dorms. Off-Campus Living • 91 The lic fvssc facliSiV! s H. ' i c-s on issues rangiii}; from affirmalivt: aclion to wvlfare before an audience of 2,6(W. Tlu S}KVch was moved to llearcut arena to accomodate the large crowd. Photo by Chris Tucker. 92 Entertainment lesse lackson holds the crowd ' s attention as he encourages Ihent lo register to vote. The performance was free but those with tickets were allowed early admittance. Photo by Chris Tucker. During a press conference in the Alumni House, the liev. lesse lackson discusser the National Hainbow Coalition. Jackson founded the coalilion in 19S6. Photo bv Chris Tucker. Civil rights leader encourages stu- dents to vote and promote racial harmony. By Ruby Dittmer Call to Action A Ithough the Rev. Jesse Jackson needed no introduction, Northwest presented him with a welcome that left ears ringing and students laughing despite technical problems with the microphone. Jackson, one of America ' s prominent political leaders, spoke of the importance of making the United Slates a strong country. " One of the lessons to be learned was to make sure that the foundation was strong, " Jackson said. " The bigger it got, the more lazy it was. " Jackson ran for the Democratic nomination for president in 1984 and again in 1988. In 1986, he founded the National Rainbow Coalition which was devoted to empowerment, education and mobilization. In his speech, Jackson spoke of three primary points: fairness, hope and character. He also informed students of the powers that they had as U.S. citizens. " If one wanted lower tuition costs and better living conditions, one shouldn ' t just cuss about it, one could have done something about it and could have voted about it, " Jackson said. " Each person had the right to fight for the right. " Jackson urged the audience to regi ster to vote and to vote where they lived at the moment, rather than where they had lived in the past. " If one lived in Maryville, Mo., then one voted in Maryville, Mo., " Jackson said. " If there were 4,000 stu- dents here to vote, then there were 4,000 constituents. " Jackson stressed the need for people not to be color neutral, but to be gender and color caring. Kristen Bohnenkamp shared beliefs that were similar to those of Jackson. " We should care and be more open-minded, " Bohnenkamp said. " Life is too short. " After his speech, Jackson answered questions from audience members who asked about health care and whether or not Jackson would run for the presidency in 1996. " First, we must have gotten the president to have hon- ored his covenant, " Jackson said. " If the fanners had no friend in the race, then I would have considered running. " Bob Dierks believed that Jackson avoided a question he asked. " He really didn ' t answer it, " Dierks said. " He was here to gamer votes for the election. He couldn ' t run in 1 996, but he was preparing for the year 2000. " University President Dean Hubbard believed that Jack- son was a significant American leader who presented a message the University needed to hear. " We needed to hear that one did not judge people on their characteristics or the color of their skin or age, " Hubbard said. An estimated 2,600 people attended Jackson ' s speech which was moved from Mary Linn Performing Arts Center to Bearcat Arena because of the amount of room the arena had to offer. The technical problems at the beginning of evening were forgotten by the last standing ovation. The only sounds that could be heard throughout the arena were the applause of the audience members. Jesse Jackson • 93 Bands, choirs and ensembles scale musical heights. By Tower Staff Northwest Talent T aking stage for another year, Northwest bands readied their instruments and practiced their notes. From choirs to jazz ensembles, they brought the power of music to campus. Part of the harmony was from two of the Northwest choirs as they presented their concerts. Tower Choir and University Chorale performed their traditional Spring Concert. Tower Choir also went on tours to high schools around southwest Iowa and Nebraska and participated in the Musical Gala in the fall and the production of the Messiah. Nathan O ' Donnell, a Tower Choir singer, thought that these shows helped to bring the choir together. " We had grown as one, " O ' Donnell said. " It was like we were gelled. We learned to sing as a group not just as individuals. " Like Tower Choir, Chorale participated in the Musical Gala and the Messiah production. Chorale, which was open to any student interested in contributing their voice, was offered in the fall and spring semesters. Some other members of Northwest ' s musical family were the women ' s singing sextet, Chantelle, and the men ' s quartet, Chordbusters. Chantelle was formed to offer an equal opportunity for women because previously the only ensemble like it was the Chordbuster ' s quartet for men. " It was a great experience, " Chantelle member Brenda Ashley said. " It was something we didn ' t get just anywhere because womens ' groups were hard to find, especially quality womens ' groups. " Celebration, another Northwest group, pulled in audi- ences of music lovers from everywhere. Each show was filled with dance numbers, ensembles, solos and smaller group performances. Members of the audience were de- lighted at their end-of-the-year performance. " The solos were incredible, " Aleena Meyer said. " I was sure that I would go back to see them the next year. " Northwest ' s Varsity Jazz Ensemble joined the other musical talents on campus when they performed at the Spring Concert. Improvised solos, big band jazz and one of their jazz combos were included. " The best thing we did was when we played and opened for the Spring Concert, " Jon Kluiter, Jazz Ensemble mem- ber, said. Symphonic Band, a requirement for instrumental musi- cians on scholarships, also added to the music scene when they performed various concerts. Songwriter Quincy Hillyard assisted the symphonic members on a piece he had written. Rounding out the wide spectrum of musical performers was the Northwest Wind Symphony. Their music was a blend of trombones, the sound of the clarinet, saxophones, percussion and other woodwind in- struments. For one performance, a unique selection detailed the moods and imagery of John F. Kennedy ' s assassination. " Abraham Zapruder who took the film for the Kennedy assassination, wrote the piece, " conductor Alfred Sergei said. " He included Morse Code for the trumpets which, decoded, meant, ' Kennedy was shot. ' " The power of melody came through as Northwest ' s music department showed off its talent. From choirs to jazz ensembles, students scaled musical heights and enter- tained throughout the year. MkheUc Hensky performs a trumpet .soto during the Northivest sfhrnsored High Schcxyl Jazz Invitational Concert. Tiw concert featured the Northwest Jazz Ensemble with the district high school himd. Photo by Les ty Thacker. 94 • Entertainment John I ' ntzi conduct:, the Northwest Wind Symphony. The music dcparlnnnt showcased everythini from choirs to jazz ensembles throui hout the year Photo by Chris Tucker. Cori Menerz and the Celebration choir perform for a high school audience. The Celebration choir usually included a mixture of singing and dancing in their numbers. Photo hv I.aura liiedel. r H| 9B 2 j ' fl l H ■■ 1 ' A Northwest Bands • 95 (TB ALITY k HECK College was all about being on our own and making not only simple, but conscientious decisions. It was about being responsible for the consequences of our actions. Even though others may have tried to influence us in another direction, it was up to us to stand up for what we believed in. From pressures to finding a certain someone to get married to, falling in love was a path plagued with pitfalls. For Tara Beaver and Jared Groumoutis, the obstacles included dealing with falling in love instantly to an ex-girlfriend and then when to propose. Pregnancy was one decision many did not count on. Whether or not to keep the baby or abort it were two of the many decisions faced by single parents. Despite being 17 at the time, Angela Hilpert decided to keep her baby. Problems with living situations ranged from finding someone to live with to finding a compatible roommate. Because of sexual preference or gender, roommates faced differences in morals and behavior. Mary Garrison and Jeff Stringer dealt with people ' s misconceptions of a man and woman living together platonically. Heather Greene, who found out her roommate was gay, had to decide where she stood on the issue of homosexuality. Dealing with a higher form of existence was also a factor in one ' s life. While religion could sometimes be a controversial issue, it was an intensely personal one. Paganism was Lisa Felton ' s alternative choice and one she took seriously. Medical decisions involved not only the physical but the mental health as well. While not all decisions were life or death, they were crucial none the less. Scott Johnston over time became blind, faced family problems and a new life style. Michelle Leeper became obsessed with being fit. She continually concentrated on diet and exercise. After flu-like symptoms, Jason Fleming developed meningitis. He was faced with a situation which would affect the rest of his life and had to make the decisions of how to cope and who to turn to. Each individual had to make a decision which would change their lives in one way or another. 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E , s a o -a u !U -3 ■3 3 Si ' -5 -5 -5 re :S r iS -3 re j= 3 -3 re i re a •3 re x: ' o x: E •3 C i re E ? o x: :- = - 5J x: re 00 c v; 1J re o XI x: c ■ " " " C . ii re 3 - o re - o = i5 I z § :- 2 :e S 3 H x x: o . 3 S - 5 re .u re -3 £ x: E .Si re P se v .1) £ £ B. ■ £ 3 — 3 o o ? -= i o r;. • a. c " E ' J oij _ c s — c s x: J5 u • ' ,= £ •£ x: •- — c ?, - re cp g •O ■= — c c c ; — so - 3 U ■A 5 IS Z ' V d ■ i ». _ i o ' 2 UJ p- o ep M m»- % . • H- frX V " K -- • «iii f ' J-: ' «» ► ■ «F ♦ ▼ «.i » »■ Ik Acaaemics We started out the year with an unex- pected turn in academics when our four colleges were restructured into three. By reorganizing the University, the administra- tion hoped to strengthen general education courses and give faculty more input con- cerning curriculum. We strived for high standards when we were among the first educational organiza- tions to be eligible for a site visit for the Missouri Quality award. However, many of us followed our own calling for quality by working with developmentally disabled adults, judging livestock or improving leadership skills. Adjusting to academic changes was nec- essary for survival even though they might have happened . . . when we least expected it. I 1 mmmm 1 N ;embers of the task force appointed by Di Hubbard present their plan for the restruc turing of the University to faculty and sta; members. After three weeks of discussioi the proposal, which reduced the number r colleges to three, was adopted by the Board r Regents and Faculty Senate. Photo by Chri Tucker. Dr. Dean Hubbard University President Born June 17, 1939, Nyssa, Ore. Grew Up Along the west coast until he was 8, then settled in Kiona, Wash. Most Influental Person Mother and my wife Aleta Favorite Book " Self Renewal " by John Gardner Favorite Music Classical Favorite Movie " Driving Miss Daisy " One Word to Describe Himself Focused What Would You Change About Your Generation? The thing that worried me most was the individuality concept has run rampart. I would also like the world to get back to a more human-concerned society. Dean Hubbard spends quality time with his grandson, Charlie while playing an educational computer game. Hubbard ' s daughter, grandson and mother reside in Maryville. Photo by Laura Riedel. 116 Academics Continuous Quality Wearing a Roadrunner tie. Dr. Dean Hubbard sal in tiie comforts of his office as he discussed his job as University President for the past 1 1 years. One project he was proud of was the Culture of Quality program which was responsible for bringing special events to the University. " The Culture of Quality was what made the University so unique, " Hubbard said. " For example, we brought in the Air Force band, those things did not happen and they had not been here long, so we said it would have been a better place if they were here. " Hubbard added that a colleague of his said, " colleges just churned people out into the job market. " Hubbard wanted to believe Northwest was different. " We did not have that attitude here, and that was the reason why people were attracted to the Univer- sity, they sensed that there was a positive attitude, " Hubbard said. Hubbard said the " positive attitude " was found throughout the University. " We had great students at Northwest, I could look across campus and see students from the Midwest who might not have scored the highest ACT scores but were doing wonder- ful things for the University, " Hubbard said. " We also had faculty and staff members from the computer science depart- ment and other departments who were being asked to present their research at national conventions. " Hubbard said he planned on leading Northwest into the future with continuous improvement. These plans did not, however, include increasing the enrollment of students. " We were where we wanted to be with the size of the University, " Hubbard said. " If we got any bigger, students would not have experienced the advantages of attending a (( Dr. Dean Hubbard explains why he supports the Culture of Quality program at Northwest. According to Hubbard, the program helped bring quality events to the University. Photo by Laura Riedel. ByRubyDittmer small public university. " Hubbard had worked with the National Malcolm Baldrige Award for education from the beginning and was excited about the success of the University. " Our goal was to achieve the site team visit, " Hubbard said. " Eight people came and spent a whole week examining the University. " Hubbard spent a lot of time in the office but his free time was spent with his family and enjoying his hobbies. When he was not in his office or attending to University business, Hubbard enjoyed writing and spending time with his grandson. " My 5-year-old grandson, Charlie, and I spent a lot of time together, " Hubbard said. " Just re- cently, he asked me what happened if one cobra bit another cobra so we went and did research to try to find the answer. " Hubbard and his wife Aleta had three children, two of which had already graduated from the University. His oldest daughter who had received her master ' s degree from the University of Nebraska was still taking classes at Northwest. Hubbard said that his father was an electrician who did not even want him to go to college. His mother supported his academic goals by sending him to a prepatory high school. " My mother sent me off to a prep school for college kids near Spokane, Wash, for my junior and senior years of high school, " Hubbard said. In his past 1 1 years at Northwest, Hubbard had accom- plished many goals. He believed through his work, he could lead the University successfully into the future. If we got any bigger, students would not have experienced the advantages of a small public university. " Dean Hubbard •117 A New Team Player In a year of change and reconstruction at Northwest, Dr. Joseph Tim Gilmour believed he was qualified to take over the position as vice president of academic affairs, a position that had been vacated for almost two years. " The new governance structure redefined the position for academic affairs, " Gilmour said. " It required me to redefine the role in a way that supports the develop- ment of faculty teams in the depart- ment and the work of the deans. " Gilmour was excited to work at a University that had high standards. " I was delighted to have come to a place where making education bet- ter was the goal, " Gilmour said. A priority Gilmour had was to work toward the University win- ning the National Malcolm Baldrige Award for education. " When we win the Malcolm Baldrige Award, the only value that admission standards would have is to give us an idea of where our students are, so we would know what types of educational experiences we need to provide " Gilmour said. " The critical measure would be how well- qualified our students are to enter the work place or graduate school. " He believed it was the job of any university to accept different levels of students and add value to them. " The real job of the University was to produce students who could contribute to society in terms of economic develop- ment and improving society, " Gilmour said. An important role Gilmour had was to assess the University and develop improvement strategies that would enable the University to move into a national leadership position. The reconstruction of the three colleges was a change that Gilmour believed was a positive one. Dr. Hubbard talks with Dr. Gilmour. Previously he was vice president for strategic planning at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Photo by Jon Britton. By Ruby Dittmer " This allowed the University to have key responsibilities of the core of the institution, " Gilmour said. " More importantly, the reconstruction helped everyone else focus on student learning by allowing self directed teams within the departments. This was a very exciting prospect. " Gilmour came to Northwest from the Georgia Institute of Technol- ogy where he was the vice president for strategic planning. Gilmour visited Northwest twice before making the decision to come to the University. On his first visit, Gilmour met with students and fac- ulty members in an informal ses- sion. On his second visit, he brought his wife for a weekend in Maryville. The Board of Regents approved the hiring of Gilmour during a con- ference call in late February. Upon his arrival at Northwest, Gilmour ' s home was in Phillips Hall where a room was modified especially for him. " I was a dorm director for two years, " Gilmour said. " Living in Phillips Hall provided me an opportunity to see how our customers lived. " Gilmour ' s wife Brenda, who he had been married to for 27 years, joined him at Northwest later in the year. Gilmour has two children, Jeff and Laura. His 20-year-old son attended John Hopkins University. His daughter Laura, 1 7, was nearing high school graduation. He wanted to help his daughter make the right education choice, which was what hindered him from arriving sooner. Gilmour believed that he was up to the challenge of filling a position that had been vacated for two years. C I was delighted to have come to a place where making education better was the goal ' 118 Academics Tim Gilmour Born: June 29, 1944 in Philadelphia Grew up: Wilmington, Del. Favorite Book: The Machine that Changed the World; by Dan T. Roos Favorjte Movie: Sleepless in Seattle Favorite Musi- cian: Mozart Most Influential Person: Mother One word that describes your- self: Caring One thing about your generation THAT you ' d like TO CHANGE: I believed that my generation was the beginning of the me generation. Dr. Tim Gilmour meets students and faculty at the Union. The informal session was held during Gilmour ' s first visit to the Northwest campus. Photo by Jon Brinon. I. Tim Gilmour 119 By Chris Triehsch Task Force hopes to strejigthefi University by restructuring colleges Easy as A, B, C Ji s the country suffered through shaky times in the forms of natural disasters and scandals. Northwest went through a structural shakeup of its own in the spring. In order to improve the quality of general education and to give faculty more decision-making power, the University decided to go to a three-college structure. University President Dean Hubbard and an appointed task force unveiled the plan Nov. 29. The Board of Regents passed the proposal within three weeks. The task force included Patricia Bowers Schultz, Faculty Senate president; Dr. Ed Farquhar, chairman of the chemis- try physics department; Dr. Richard Fulton, chairman of the government economics department; Dr. Gerald Kramer, as- sociate professor of marketing management department; Dr. Peggy Miller, associate professor of human environmental sciences department and Don Nothstine, associate professor of marketing management department. Christina Pavalis was the student representative on the committee, appointed by Student Senate. Initially, the three new colleges were designated as College A, B and C. Each college empowered a committee to suggest official names for the Board of Regents approval in the spring. The restructuri ng placed most of the general education courses in College A, which was also known as the College of Arts and Sciences. Because of the reconstruction this college faced the biggest changes. Eight new departments were added to College A. College B, included Business, Computer Science, Agricul- ture and Mass Communication. College C included Educa- tion and Human Environmental Sciences. Under the recon- struction. College C had the least amount of changes with only one new department being added. Hubbard believed general education would be strengthened by being in one college. " Arts and Science owned general education, " Hubbard said. " We expected to see dramatic improvements. They were not bad then, but I had to believe in continuous quality improve- ment. We could always improve and we wanted to create an environment where people were always seeking to improve on whatever it was they were doing. " The task force members also defended their decision, main- taining it would give more power to the faculty and strengthen general education. " The main reason I thought it was good was because it placed general education in one college, " Schultz said. " There would be one person in charge who could coordinate everything. " Miller agreed that general education would be strengthened and also said education in general would be reinforced by faculty having more say in decisions that directly involved them. Many students found their major placed in a different college and some had to adjust to the new deans who were trying to get acquainted with the new departments in their college. Students, for the most part, never expressed vocal opposi- tion to the restructuring. " As long as none of the majors were taken away and if it was designed to improve the education, it was great, " Michelle Leach sai d. " We saved money, but we did not lose anything. " The University saved $200,000 by cutting one of the col- leges. The savings came from the no longer existent salaries of the dean and secretary in the fourth college. 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" The implications of new job descriptions created a dif- ferent operating structure. " A non-traditional approach was taken in the VPAA search. Hubbard compiled a list of col- leagues who had worked in the quality area. This made the search harder because the candidates were not looking for a new job but they were attracted to the campus because of the quality approach. " We were working from a list of people who were involved in the quality movement, " Shipley said. " We wanted to find someone com- mitted to the process at Northwest and find someone who wanted to stay at Northwest for a period of 3 to 5 years. " The spring semester found Northwest again in search of a VPAA after Hubbard ' s no. 1 choice for the seat declined. The second candidate for the position, Joseph " Tim " Gilmour, of the Georgia Institute of Tech- nology, visited the campus in late January. " We were really pleased (with Gil nour), " Shipley said. " As far as a person, he had very good people skills, a good knowledge for quality and a knowledge of what we were doing with quality. " After a year of transitions, the University looked forward to implementing a solid manage- ment format. While twists and turns were many, the University stayed on the straight path to make the best of the situation. Faculty Senate holds a session in the J. W. Jones Student Union to discuss restructuring of the colleges. Initially, the three colleges were designated as College A, BandC. Photo by Chris Tucker. Candidate for the vacated VPAA position Joseph Gilrrumr answers questions posed by focuby during an infomud meeting. Gilmour had worked at the Georgia Institute ofTechnology. Photo by Chris Tucker. 122 • Academics Easy as A5B5C " Much of the decision making that had traditionally gone from the top down now came from the bottom up, " Bob Henry, public relations officer, said. " That was part of Presi- dent Hubbard ' s philosophy of quality management that busi- ness and industry had been using for some time. He felt that practice could be transferred into higher education. " The changes emphasized a team approach. This was reflec- tive of the departments, who under the three college structure were referred to as faculty teams. The reshuffling of duties gave faculty the responsibility to select their department members, evaluate their effective- ness, set out goals and select their own learning resources to use in their classes. In addition, faculty members were also given the right to nominate and evaluate a chair, develop a budget, choose major equipment and physical facilities, and handle the promotion and tenure of team members. One factor important to students was the fact that faculty members would have more significant input on required courses. Most faculty and administrators thought the added faculty responsibilities would benefit students. " The students had a chance to be the beneficiaries in that the faculty, who are on the front line, would be, at least in theory, making more academic decisions and the administration believed the faculty knew best, " Henry said. Jessica Elgin, Student Senate president, agreed, saying the program was a good idea. " It was a good program in that it let the faculty have more say-so in decision making, " Elgin said. " In the long run, it would benefit students because faculty knew what students needed, and students would get a better education. " Most of the dissension with the new arrangement came from some of the departments who wanted to remain in the same college. Some faculty members in the biology department were also upset because they liked the four college structure the way it was. Dr. Phil Lucido, biology professor, was one of the people that voted against the proposal in Faculty Senate. He was concerned that it would be hard to find one dean for College A who could effectively deal with both arts and sciences without bias. " I was concerned because College A was such a large college and I was worried about the new dean dealing with that entire college, " Lucido said. " Science and agriculture progressed very well with (our old structure). " But the dissension did not last very long and most people agreed with the approach. Hubbard said the changes were designed to benefit students by improving general education and the money saved was just a bonus. " Anytime we kept costs down, we helped students finan- cially, " Hubbard said. " But it also helped students if you improved quality. If we did it cheaper, as long as it did not compromise quality, everyone was ahead. " Dr. Ron De Young, former dean of Business, Government and Computer Science, bec ame dean of College B. Dr. Joseph Ryan, former dean of Education, became dean of College C and Dr. Gerald Brown former dean of Agriculture and Sci- ence, became dean of College A. De Young said he had to do some adapting to the new departments in his college, but thought the change was very necessary in strengthening the general education program of the University. Hubbard was pleased with the faculty and how smoothly the transition from the restructuring to the three colleges had been. " I was proud of the faculty in this area, " Hubbard said. " They were committed and showed real desire to figure out how to implement continuous improvement in the Univer- sity. Most faculty in the nation were not inclined to improve what they did but that was not true at Northwest. " Hubbard and the new deans said they had some adapting to do, but the new three college format was working quite smoothly. " We were on the right track, " Hubbard said. " Anybody who knew anything about quality and its implications for organi- zational design and management agreed. " With the three-college structure in place the University was ready for new challenges in the future in the hope of strength- ening general education. CABINET. Front Row: Chuck Veatch. Annelle Weymuth. Dr. Denise Ottinger, Dr. Frances Shipley. Back Row: Warren Gose, Dr. Robert Bush, Dr. Dean Hubbard and Bob Henry. Quest for Missouri Q :rd kic into actum for academic improvement By Andrea Friedman St comni ' ittees Striving For Quality in Education ost students probably did not think of themselves as cus- tomers who bought the commodity of education from North- west, but that was the way the University perceived it in accordance with the Missouri Quality Award. Dr. Ron De Young, who was one of the state examiners for the award, said it was modeled after the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award which was given annually to a business organization with high quality. " During the decades of the ' 70s and ' 80s, it became clear to the United States that we were in essence losing ground to other foreign competitors, " De Young said. " People in educa- tion realized the same thing: that we needed to do something about our education. " For the Missouri Quality award. Northwest was among the first educational organizations to be eligible for a site visit. To apply for the Missouri Quality Award visit, the Univer- sity filled out a lengthy application that addressed the catego- ries of leadership, information and analysis, strategic plan- ning, human resource development, education business pro- cess management, performance results, and student focus and satisfaction. " The award criteria are not prescriptive and do not tell an organization what to say in each category, " De Young said. " What it did was force our organization to up front answer the question of what processes they used to satisfy and delight their customers. " The application was returned in May and was reviewed by several Missouri Quality examiners. Northwest was looked at to determine whether or not it would qualify for the visit. All of the judges met as a group to rescore the application after they had individually scored it. In September, several exam- iners visited the campus. " The focus was on the customer and wanting to bring about excellence and satisfaction, " Visit Overseer Vicki Heider from Missouri Public Service said. " Students should have wanted to participate in the process because they would have been affected by it most. " Although the University did not win the aw ard, David Oehler, category leader to the Information and Analysis sub- committee, said the reputation of the University would be enhanced if it would win the Missouri Quality Award. " (For) anyone with a degree (from Northwest), that reputa- tion would rub off on them, " Oehler said. " It would be a prestigious place to graduate from. " Northwest was also chosen as one of three pilot education facilities that would be evaluated for the Baldrige Award. The three would not be eligible to win the award but would help Baldrige evaluators decided whether or not to open the award to educational institutions. The Culture of Quality Steering Committee for Northwest, comprised of seven sub-committees, evaluated organizations along the criteria of the Baldrige Award and worked on Northwest ' s efficiency in preparation for the visit in 1995. " It was designed to identify organizations in the state that modeled good organizational structure and principles, " Oehler said. Although Northwest focused attention on the awards, qual- ity improvement was the true goal. ACCOUNTING FINANCE. Front Row: Dave Hancock, Linda Frye and Dr. Mike Wilson. Row 2: Dr. Patrick McLaughlin and Dr. Alfred Kelly. Back Row: Dr. Rahnl Wood and Roger Woods. AGRICULTURE. Front Row: Dr. Thomas Zweifel, Dr. Duane Jewell, Dr. Dennis Padgit. Cheryl Birkenbolz.JohanneFairchild, Alejandro Ching Jr., and Dr. Marvin Hoskey . Back row: Dr. George Gille, Douglas Moore, Dr. Harold Brown. Dallas Raasch, Dr. Charles Allen and Dr. Arley Larson. Garry Rusooni interviews Shari Schneider. Northwest was one cf doe three universities pHotedfor theMakobn BaMrige Award. Photo by Indira Edwards. The judges from the Missouri Quality Award give a presentation before the Board of Regents. The eight member site team visited Northwest for one week. Photo by Indira Edwards. Jill Monticue of Career Services was one of tf e Northwest employees interviewed by dx judges from die Missouri Quality Award The award was modeled t ier the Natiorud Malcolm Baldrige Award Photo by Indira Edwards. Missouri Quality Award • 125 126 • Academics Volunteer Janetjohmon helps local developmen- tally disabled adults ivith a puzzle at Horace Mann. Other activities included bowling at the Bearcat Lanes andpreparing far d e Special Olympics. Photo by Chris Tucker. CHEMISTRY. Front Row: Dr. Edward Farquhar, Dr. Jim Smeltzer. Sue Fn and Dr. John Shaw. Back Row: Richard Landes. Dr. Patricia Lucido, Dr. James Lx)tt, Dr. Lauriston Elliot and Dr. Harian Higginbothan. By Ruby Dittmer Hawkeye Wilson Students receive extra credit while helping ,,... .... . ..., ,........_._, Extra Points Offer Rewarding Benefits R eceiving extra credit for a class seemed like an easy chore. But for some students, helping the developmentally disabled demanded more time than usual projects might. Tutors found lending their time and positive attitude led to rewarding outcomes with special people. " When people first began the program, they felt sympa- thetic towards them, but their views changed soon, " Patty Kester, co-sponsor of the Nodaway County Recreation pro- gram, said. " Most of the volunteers were surprised at the functional level that they had. It was a real positive experience and I believed that the volunteers learned from it. " Lori Bain volunteered in the fall semester. She came into the program not knowing what to expect. " I was kind of skeptical coming in and I was not sure about working with adults, " Bain said. " But they were like everyone else and they had the same emotions, goals and wanted to be seen in a presentable manner like everyone else. " According to Gerald Wright, special education professor, the program started nearly 10 or 15 years ago. The age of the developmentally disabled was from recent high school graduates to persons of 50 and 60 years old. The program was offered every Tuesday through Thursday. During this time, the developmentally disabled took part in recreational activities such as bowling at the Bearcat Lanes. Participants also worked on arts and crafts or engaged in physical recreation. Other activities included playing games like UNO, Yahtzee and Bingo on the computer. They also prepared for the Special Olympics. Another part of the program included volunteers who tu- tored students one-on-one and taught them different activities such as writing, cooking, laundry and socialization skills. According to Kester, some of the developmentally disabled also worked on reading and math. While she too did not know what to expect. Heather Hughes, volunteered her time to the program because she believed it was a rewarding experience. " The students were a lot of fun to have worked with; I never knew what they were going to do or say, " Hughes said. " Their capacity to learn would have amazed anyone. " Hughes said that the students were " high functioning indi- viduals who would read, perform math functions and put together puzzles. " " When I would explain to the student how to answer a problem and they explained it back to me, I would be amazed at how much they could understand, " Hughes said. Wayne VanZomeren ' s General Psychology class talked about people who were developmentally disabled. As an extra incentive, VanZomeren offered tutoring the adults as a form of extra credit. " Students would say that it was the most worthwhile thing that they had done, " VanZomeren said. In order to receive the extra credit for his class, VanZomeren ' s students had to tutor an individual for at least 13 weeks and then write a paper about their experience. " The tutor prepared a lesson plan, and some of the develop- mentally disabled adults requested homework, " VanZomeren said. " The college student was a special friend, they formed good relationships. " According to VanZomeren, the tutor had to make a commit- ment. " If the tutor did not show up, it was very disappointing to the developmentally disabled adults; they looked forward to this with anticipation, " VanZomeren said. Like VanZomeren, Wright, also offered tutoring as an option for a project in his Introduction to Special Education class which was a required class for all education majors. Education majors had to take at least 16 hours of observation in order to graduate. " It was required in my class, but was an optional project for students, " Wright said. " They could do other projects, but this one was popular. " For many involved, working with developmentally disabled adults in the end proved to not only add extra points in the gradebook, but bonus points for helping others. lb. Developmentally Disabled • 127 By Andrea Friedman Lab series offer theatre students v: ,ice Student Productions Take the Stage s the lights went down on the lab series plays, the actors gave their performances, technicians ran the show from backstage and the director worried about how the play would be re- ceived. But there was something fundamentally different about the plays. " It was all student ran, " Anne Einig, director of the lab series play " Home Free, " said. " All technicians, actors, directors and designers were students. It was all student organized and student produced. " The students who wanted to direct a lab series first selected a play and then submitted a proposal that was reviewed by all the faculty members in the theater department. In this pro- posal, the prospective director outlined such things as the amount of rehearsal time that would be required and the rehearsal space needed. After the proposal was approved, the faculty did not step in, but was available for consultation and guidance. Lab series proposals were rarely rejected. " (The students) did a full-fledged production with a safety net of (the faculty), " Diane Vams, an instructor and costume designer for the theater department, said. " It was a valuable learning experience. " The lab series plays were funded by the theater department and by the University Players, an organization of theatre majors. Vams said the quality of lab series plays was similar to that of main-stage productions. " They ' re very similar, especially in the acting, " Yarns said. " In fact, we were surprised by the quality of the performances that the directors could get out of the actors. For all they had to work with and the time they were allowed, they turned out excellent work. " Connie Juranek, costume designer for " Open Meeting, " said working with student directors was not always as benefi- cial as working with faculty directors. " It was easier working with a staff member, " Juranek said. " Some students had a hard time working with other students. " Monte Hoskey, stage manager for the lab series plays " Action " and " Home Free, " said the student directors had a different approach to directing plays than the faculty directors did. " Sometimes they were easier to get along with, because they had been in your shoes, " Hoskey said. " They were not always as thorough. We didn ' t always learn as much. " Cara Gitto, an actress in " The Open Meeting " and the assistant director for " Home Free, " said she liked working in the lab series plays more than she liked working in the main- stage productions. " Student directors asked your opinion more than the (fac- ulty) directors did, " Gitto said. " Even though they had the authority, they still wanted your opinion. " Theatre majors did not receive academic credit for working on lab series plays. Jeff Johnston, director of the lab series play " Action, " said he wanted to direct a play before he left Northwest. " I wanted the experience of directing a show to see if I wanted to pursue it in my career, " Johnston said. " I wanted to experience everything before I got out of this place. I learned that there was a lot more work that went into the title of director than I ever realized. I learned how to work with people and make compromises and accept other people ' s ideas. " Einig said she decided to direct a lab series play for experi- ence as well. " I learned more about myself as far as what my abilities were, " Einig said. " Mostly just compromise and collaborism and a lot of things about myself. I wanted to do it just for experience — to see if I could do it. " Only after the plays were over, the lights came back up, the actors tool( their bows and the audience responded, did students realize they had reached the goals they had originally set for themselves. 128 • Academics Rick Matthew prepares to shoot his father played by Jerry Nevins in a scene of " Open Meeting. " The play directed by Carol Patton, focused on frivilous life of some government officials. Photo by Chris Tucker. Carol Patton and Shad Ramsey play are two characters in the lab series " Home Free. " Lab series like " Home Free " gave students the chance to direct and act without instructor supervision. Photo by Chris Tucker. COMPUTER SCIENCE INFORMATION SYSTEMS. Front Row: Dr Rich- ard Detmer. Dr. Linda Null. Dr. Ronnie Moss, Dr. Nancy Thomson, Dr. Roger Van Halzen, Dr. Phillip Heeler. Back Row: Hong Yuan, Dr. Nancy Zeliff, Mary Jane Sunkel, Carol Spradling, Dr. Merry McDonald and Dr. Gary McDonald. ECONOMICS GOVERNMENT. Front Row: Dr. Mark Jelavich. Dr. Jerry Brekke, Dr. David McLaughlin and Dr. Ben Collier. Back row: Dr. Robert Dewhirst, Dr. Virabhai Kharadia. James Shanklink. Dr. George English and Dr. Richard Fulton. Higher Education In a day and age when some people got their high from a Tl -.r { t rush of caffeine, one professor got his high another way just by walking into the classroom. With over 30 years of teaching under his belt, English Professor Virgil Albertini had not lost his desire to walk into the classroom. " To me, there was nothing bet- ter than walking in the classroom; that was my high, " Albertini said. " I must admit, I was getting tired of doing syllabuses and grading papers and all that kind of stuff, but I had not lost that zest for walking in the classroom. " Albertini had a long history at Northwest, coming to the Univer- sity in January 1965. Albertini said the reason he stayed on so long at Northwest was because he liked Maryville and the University. " Before my wife and I settled here, we looked for a place that was about this size of town and was also close to the metropolitan area, " Albertini said. " We were happy because we could get to Kansas City anytime we wanted to. " Albertini saw a lot of changes during his time at Northwest. The biggest changes he cited were the size of the University and the improvements of facilities, such as the Mary Linn Performing Arts Center, Lamkin Gym and Owens Library. Albertini said students had also changed over the years. Many times, the change was for the better due primarily to the enhanced motivation level. " The students of the ' 70s were pretty reactionary, " Albertini said. " They would get upset about things that were not done right and would make themselves known. The students of today were more interested in trying to succeed r 1 s r 1 e s c Dr. Virgil Albertini speaks about how the student body has changed. Albertini said one of his favorite past times was reading. Photo by Chris Tucker. and get a degree so they could get out and get themselves a good job. " Albertini also saw changes in the structure of the Univer- sity. Albertini said the recent reorganization was not unusual to him. " I saw a lot of reorganization, " Albertini said. " Getting down to three deans was a plus and I did like the idea of moving in with the sci- ences. I thought that was a good mix. " Albertini spent most of his life in the town he was bom, Frontenac, Kan. He played football there, which was a rough sport. " I had to play football because if I did not, they would have come after me and beat me up, " Albertini said. " So I figured, I might as well have played football and get beat up that way and get credit for it. " Albertini and his wife wrote a book about the history of Northwest from 1956 to 1980 called the " The Towers of Northwest. " He was also a widely- reknowned expert on author Willa Gather, whom he was writing a biography about. In his spare time, Albertini liked to read, run, bicycle and walk. He also enjoyed going to cultural and sporting events. He said sporting events and being a faculty athletic represen- tative kept him sane. It was Albertini ' s dream to start an Albertini legacy fund, in which certain authors would be brought to campus to speak to students. Albertini had a long stay at the University through the years. He planned on writing, gardening and taking day trips, but retirement was definitely not on his list of future plans. " To me, there was nothing better than walking in the classroom; that was my high ' 130 • Academics Virgil Albertini English Professor Born April 1, 1932 Frontenac, Kan. Favorite Book " The Prince of Tides " Favorite Movie " From Here to Eternity " and " The Natural " Favorite Music Semi-classical Most Influential Person High school English teacher and high school Football coach Future Plans Continue writing, gardening and will take a lot of one day trips One Word to Describe Yourself Personable What Would You Change About Your Generation? I would want my generation to be more tolerable of everyone. Dr. Virgil Albertini points out the area where he grows prairie grasses. During his free time Albertini enjoyed riding his bike and gardening. Photo by Chris Tucker. Virgil Albertini • 131 SheUyBranstetterworksonhermapata light table. Although many students did their mapwork by hand, a growing number were using computers. Photo by Laura RiedeL Melody Jaco uses new computer software to construct a map. Students learned how to work over a dozen different software programs in Cartography class. Photo by Indira Edwards. EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION. Front Row: Dr. Michael Graham. Dr. Merle Lesher, Dr. Gary Bennerotte and Ina Clair Lister. Back Row: Wayne Katz, Dr. William Hinckley, Dr. Max Ruhl and Dr. Frank Grispino. 132 • Academics By Lisa K I i n d t Computer software gii ' cs nudenis more aduanced trairujig in canography A Bit of Map Making 17 jf or some not in the department, geography was considered a degree where students had to memorize state names. But Northwest ' s geography geology department was proving itself to be much more. Classes such as Cartography and Advanced Cartography helped the department reach its high status and prepared technologically-minded students by providing hands-on skills and training that could be applied in many different career areas. To keep up with the growing technological demands of the field, a computer lab was installed in the fall of 1994 in Garrett-Strong. Before the lab was built, everything was drawn by hand. The new computers made a huge impact in many of the geography classes, including Cartography. One student said the improvements made in the new computer lab were unbelievable. " I was taking at least one-tenth of the time to make a map on the computer, " Tom McGrail said. Students in these software-oriented classes learned how to reproduce floor plans, map out the dispersement of recreational parks in a single state and how to add infrastructure to a given site. These classes learned to work with over a dozen different software programs on both Macintosh and IBM computers. Even though the class sometimes involved architecture, it was classified as geographic information that could be stored and examined on the computer. Students were not required to take the class for a geography degree; rather it was a suggested elective, according to geography instructor Stephen Fox. Students interested in taking the class had to complete Map Interpretation as a prerequisite. " Map Interpretation was learning about basic map principles and how to read maps and Cartography was how to draw them, " Tom McGrail said. Cartography, which was taught by Fox, was divided into three sections. He said he tried to incorporate many different areas into the class. The first section was spent working with Autocad, a graph- ics software. " The Autocad section gave a blueprint of Garrett-Strong and each room had a row of data about it like when classes met in there, when the room was available, and how many seats it held, " McGrail said. The second section students spent time making maps by hand. Students had to choose an interesting aspect of a single state to outline and map the dispersement of the state that they chose. In the final section of the class, students spent time working on Map Grapfix. Students were given a design file and they had to add an infrastructure such as waterlines to the layout by using the computer program. " Students should have taken this class if they want to work for a company who wanted them to make maps or create and analyze maps, " McGrail said. " I wanted to work in telecommunications. They stored and mapped information on their phone net- works by using geo- graphic software. " Other geography undergraduates like Chris Chappell were hoping to utilize their map-making experience in other fields. Chappell hoped to land a job in which he could have utilized his skills by making maps for magazines or books. " By taking that class, I learned how to use a database and how to put everything in the database on a map, " Chappell said. Opportunities and classes helped map makers carve their own slice of the world with a latitude to carry them into a career. Analcoholcomumption mapdesigntdbythegeograpby depart- ment was created on the computer. Cartography Geography • 133 Ken Nelsen works in his office in the basement of the Fine Arts Building. When he was not teaching, Nelsen was busy working as a volunteer fireman. Photo by Chris Tucker. Dr. Trowbridge signs one of his books for some Northwest students after a poetry reading at The Bookstop. Trowbridge had published two books of poetry, the latest one was titled " O Paradise. " Photo by Laura Riedel ENGLISH. Front Row: Dr. Carrol Fry, Dr. Virgil Albertini, Dr. Chanda Clary, Dr. Beth Richards, Dale Midland, Susan Emerson, Ruth Lewis and Dr. Barbara Heusel. Row 2: Esther Winter, Dr. William Trowbridge, Jean Hurst, Dr. David Slater, Ellen Redding Kaler. Dr. Michael Hobbs, Dr. Mike Jewett and Dr. Jeffrey Loomis. Back Row: Paul Jones, Dr. Bruce Litte, Deanna Sergei, Brenda Ryan, Dr, Keith Rhodes, Dr. Craig Goad and Dr. James Saucerman. 134 Academics By D a i n Johnston Various activities take professors outside of the classroom Not By the Books landing behind big wooden podiums and peering over the rim of their glasses was the image many students had of Northwest professors. However, some students were not aware that behind the papers and books, many instructors led unique lives outside of the classroom. Ken Nelsen, associate art professor, was a volunteer firefighter for the Polk township when he was not teaching. Nelsen said he became a volunteer firefighter when his yard outside his farm caught on fire and was extinguished by the Polk Volunteer Fire Department, According to Nelsen, when he went to thank them for saving his yard, he was asked by his neighbor, who was a volunteer firefighter, to join. Nelsen went through firefighter training twice a month at Maryville, and the community paid his way to fire school twice a year. He enjoyed his volunteer work, which was another reason why he became a firefighter. " Anyone who would voluntarily enter a building that everyone else was trying to get out of was a little crazy, " Nelsen said. Nelsen also enjoyed the aspect of giving something back to his community, as did Pamela Brakhage. Brakhage, Spanish associate professor, gained great joy and satisfaction from being a part-time minister at the Maitland and Graham United Methodist Churches where her average attendance was about 55 people. In order to keep up with her job as minister, Brakhage had attended seminary every summer for the past five years. Although Brakhage did not start preaching until she was 40, she had wanted to since she was a young girl. " At 12, when they (her denomination) told me I couldn ' t become a minister, I decided to go into something else, " Brakhage said. Brakhage also taught a Spanish class to help ministers, who had Hispanic members in their congregations, so that they would be able to communicate better. While Brakhage preached and taught another language. English Professor Carrol Fry spent much of his free time at the movies. Fry did on-the-air movie reviews at 6:45 a.m. for KXCV, the local National Public Radio station on campus. He wrote articles and essays on films he had critiqued for various journals and the Maryville Daily Forum, where he had a weekly column. Reviewing films since 1976, Fry had always liked watch- ing movies, and said that when he was younger, he would " sit in the dark with hands greasy from popcorn and take notes. " " Some movies had patterns of images that communicated messages in addition to the dialogue, " Fry said. " It took 1 5 to 20 viewings of a film to pull everything out of it which could could take a lot of time. " English Professor William Trowbridge was kept busy by his hobby — motorcycling. Over the years, he had owned three motorcycles including his most recent purchase, a Yamaha 750, and sometimes rode one to work. Although he did not always mention it to his students, Trowbridge had been riding motorcycles for about 25 years. " If one took a class and the instructor announced that he rode a motorcycle, some would have thought that was kind of strange, " Trowbridge said. For Trowbridge, riding a motorcycle was a means of transportation and enjoyment. " It was more for relaxation other than anything practical, " Trowbridge said. Another passion for Trowbridge was his poetry. He had published two books containing some of his work, and he held readings and book signings around the area. Copies of his poetry were sold at bookstores around Maryville. Whether it was fighting fires, riding motorcycles, writing poetry, reviewing movies or giving sermons, for some professors there was more to life than just teaching, and students found there was more to their professors than they had imagined. Professors ' Lives • 135 136 • Academics Kathy Bolar assists Dr. Larry RUey during a stiufy session. Bolarwasa graduate assistant working towards a master ' s degree in counseling. Photo by Laura RiedeL FOREIGN LANGUAGE. Front Row: Channing Homer, Dr. Louise Homer, Otilia Vankova and Christel Ortmann. Back Row: Dr. Pamela Brakhage. By Amy Duggan Kelly Mahoney Helping the University while completing education Graduate Assistants Gain Benefits r o some a graduate assistantship may have been a financial comfort in graduate school; to others, it was not just a job, but also a positive learning experience. " The most rewarding part of my job was the experience of teaching at the college level, " Leann Johnson, education graduate assistant, said. " I got the opportunity to share my knowledge of education and help the students. " Assistantships were granted to 126 graduate students. They had to write a letter of what they were going to do with the assistantship and supply letters of recommendation from former contacts. Besides the benefit of working with a professor or teacher in their field of study, the assistants received free tuition, 10 percent off books and a salary for the assistantship. After receiving the job, the GAs had to maintain a 3.0 grade point average and work 20 hours a week. Each GAs ' responsibilities varied because of the different departments they were in, but in general, they assisted in the educational mission of the University. " My main responsibilities were helping with the coaching of the Forensics team members, paperwork for the tournaments, researching material for the students and judging at the tournaments, " John Nash of the speech department said. Even though they had to work 20 hours a week, many put in extra hours if the instructor needed help. For Kathy Bolar, who was working towards her master ' s degree in counseling, her assistantship was different from many other GAs. Bolar worked in Dr. Larry Riley ' s classes. Although Riley was both deaf and legally blind, Bolar did not see his handicaps as a disadvantage. " I learned a lot not just experience-wise, but by seeing what he did, " Bolar said. Bolar kept track of grades, graded extra credit assignments, conducted study sessions and assisted with students ' ques- tions. She also attended meetings with Riley in order to transcribe for him. " I did put in more time than most GAs, " Bolar said. " Com- pared to other GAs, I was busy, but in a different way. " For Michael Reiff, who worked in the Public Relations office for sports information, work experience was recom- mended in addition to schooling. A grad assistantship was a complement to his master ' s in business administration. While many GAs helped with tutoring or grading, Reiff had a different opportunity with sports players. " Work experience was best in an area where I was going to get involved, " Reiff said. " In my case, I actually worked on the road. " Reiff took statistics for baseball and volleyball teams, reported to local and regional media for scores and statistics and often wrote stories for other papers. Nash also put in additional hours because of the department he was in. " Usually I would end up working about 40 hours a week, but if there was a tournament, it was more like 60 hours, " Nash said. Credit hours averaged 1 5 hours for undergraduates but only nine hours for graduates. Reiff found although the hours were less, there was a greater demand when learning to balance homework and assisting. " The way I managed was to do studying during the day, " Reiff said. " I did some outside work on the road such as homework. " While receiving material benefits, such as paid tuition, for Bolar working with Riley was an advantage in itself. " He played a big factor in it because he was a great man and I learned a lot from him, " Bolar said. " If I was ever worried about something, he would say, ' Life ' s too short, don ' t worry about it. ' " GAs did not consider their assistantships a job, but a first- hand learning experience without the must of having to get out into the real world, but staying at school while completing their education at the same time. Graduate Assistants • 137 For the Love of Students i Dr. Ed Browning stared from his window, which over- looked the courtyard of the Northwest campus, and reflected on his 34 years as an accounting finance professor. " I didn ' t think any student going through here really realized how good we were, how good their education was, " Browning said. " We had our students go on to master ' s programs and Ph.D. programs and they competed so well. They found themselves many times head and shoulders over the people that had gone to major universities because they just got a better education here. " Browning came to Northwest shortly after finishing his master ' s degree from Northeast Missouri State University and only had ex- pected to teach here for a few years. " I did just like everybody else that came here, " Browning said. " We imagined this was just some small University and we came here for a while and then we just stayed forever. . .what a great place to live, to raise kids. " Teaching had always been a love of Browning ' s , but he did not have one particular subject that he liked to teach. " I just enjoyed everything, " Browning said. " It was just fun, because what I did was teach students and I just tried to add to their education and to make sure that they understood how all of it fit together. " Whi le many teachers believed in a strict discipline of notes, lectures and test giving. Browning discovered through teach- ing that it was important for a class to feel comfortable with him. " The more I could loosen up a class, so they felt comfort- able with me, so they were not afraid to say whatever they wanted to, they were not afraid to argue with me was the key, " Browning said. " The thing that I discovered was that every class had a personality. " When students had an 8 a.m. class, it was not uncommon By Amanda McManigal Piii»« [ Ed Browning chats with students during one of his ofRce hours. Browning had been an accounting finance professor for 34 years. Photo by Laura Riedel. for them to roll out of bed 1 5 minutes before class started. For Browning it was not uncommon to be up by 5 : 30 a.m when he had an 8 a.m. class. " They thought I got out of bed and came to class, no, " Browning said. " I got up and got myself psyched before I went in there. " Besides his love of education and teaching. Browning ' s family was also an active part of his life. Browning had two children, Ashley and Steven. Both attended North- west and were accounting majors. Browning and his son enjoyed buying old motorcyles. For Brown- ing, the common interest in motor- cycles allowed him and his son to spend time toge ther. " My passion was motorcycles, " Browning said. " I loved having him work on motorcycles and spending lots of time with him. " Although Browning had been at Northwest over three decades, he believed the students and the University had maintained the same values over the years. " The changes of the whole facilities around this campus over this period of time was absolutely amazing, " Browning said. " The thing of it was the University just stayed a great place, great students. I would pray for everyone of my students that they would have the opportunity to have a job that they could enjoy half as much as I have enjoyed this one. " After so many years at the University, Browning had no plans to retire. " I will be here forever, " Browning said. " I had no intention of retiring for a while because this was more fun than anything. I would almost pay the University to continue. " In his 34 years at Northwest, Browning had come to love the campus, his students and his work, and he had no plans of leaving soon. " I will be here forever. This was more fiin than anything ' 138 • Academics Edward Browning Accounting Finance Professor Born Dec. 4, 1933 Grew Up Colorado Favorite Book the Bible Favorite Movie Dr. Zhivago Most Influential Person Father One Word to Describe Yourself Enthusiastic What You Would Change About Your Generation? Not to be so materialistic. Ed Browning and his son, Steven, examine Browning ' s helmet before a ride. Browning enjoyed spending his free time with his son fixing up old motorcycles. Photo by Laura Riedel. Ed Browning • 139 By Jamie H a t z After much experience mid preparation, rt majors worli toward final sftowings Seniors Display Gallery of Talent n preschool, they fingerpainted with chocolate pudding. In kindergarten they moved up to coloring in between the lines and as they reached high school, they managed to effectively create pieces of art. Finally, as a senior art major, their dreams drew closer as they were able to display their work. " My emphasis was graphic design and I would have liked a job designing brochures, " Mike Miller said. " My art back- ground would have helped me with this field. " Students were likely to benefit from the preparation of presenting their own artwork no matter what they planned to do with their art degree. " If the student planned to teach art or work in a professional gallery, there would be the need for the information and experience retained from the exhibit, " Lee Hageman, chair- man of the art department, said. " The students may not have had the chance to have the experience of preparing their own exhibit because the teachers had always done it for them. " Teachers were there only to help, but it was the students who had to do all the work. " I usually spent about 15 to 20 hours a week in the art department, " Kelli Damron said. " When I chose my art major, I knew that I had to complete a senior show .so I had been preparing for a long time. " In order for art majors to complete their degree, there were several core requirements they had to pass to establish an advance standing. In the fall semester, a senior seminar was held which all seniors were required to take as a part of their graduation requirements. Senior seminar was a way to prepare the students for the senior show. During the class, the students wrote papers, read various required books and learned to write resumes. They were also taught how to present and set up their art. The final step was the senior review. They had to turn in their paper and go before a board of art faculty to present their work. The board asked questions and judged their perfor- mance. " Senior reviews were at the beginning of the spring semester and they consisted of the faculty critiquing the artwork, " Miller said. " Then came writing the senior paper which decided how far I thought I progressed and if an art major was appropriate. Basically, the senior review decided if I could graduate. " If the art majors passed the .senior review, they were allowed to start their show, but if they failed, they had to go through it all again. " I had to express my self eloquently because it was important to be professional, " Damron said. " It was very scary to have so much riding on such a short period of time. " Seniors chose from the work they believed was their best. The point of the exhibit was to take the finished work and finalize it by matting and framing the art. " The artwork was already done. " Hageman said. " The preparation of matting and framing to make the art present- able for the show was the work the seniors had to concentrate on to complete. " Completion of the senior art exhibit was something that every art major had to do in order to get their degree. The last semester of college consisted of tying a lot of loose ends. " The importance of the senior show was to prove their performance as an art student, " Hageman said. " It was the comprehensive for the finality for the degree just like an English comprehensive final. " Performance was important, but personal goals were met as well. " It was a final chance before graduating to show off your work accumulated over the four years that only your class- mates were able to see, " Miller said. " It was very rewarding. " After time and patience, they no longer had to wear smocks to protect themselves from spills and their fingers were clean from the chocolate pudding. They had finally reached their goal in life as having a profession in the arts and receiving the degree for which they had once dreamt about. 140 •Art Exhibits Mike Miller grinds the base of a stell sculpture in the Fine Arts building. Completion of the senior art enhibit was something every art major had to do in order to graduate. Photo by Chris Tucker. GEOLOGY GEOGRAPHY. Front Row: Dr. Dwight Maxwell, Dr. Charle Dodds. Claudia Bosisio, Diane Krueger and Dr. Taylor Barnes. Row 2: Dr. Dot Hagan, Jeff Bradley, Dr. Marcus Gillespie and Dr. Tom Schmiedeler. Back Row Dr. Ted Goudge, Steve Fox and Richard Felton. Senior Art Exhibits • 141 Matt Janssen and Brian Marshall study the bulb at the Missouri Partners ' Association yard. The team had to learn to identify several characteristics in different breeds of cattle. Photo by Laura Riedel. Brian Marshall and Jeff Oden determine which bull places better during practice at the Missouri Parmers ' Association yard. The livestock judgingteam evaluated cattle, sheep and hogs in competitions. Photo by Laura RiedeL t- HPERD. From Row: Dr. Janel Reusser, Dr. Dave Culton, Dr. Jim Herauf. Scott Bo.stwick, Sarah Pelster, Sandi Mull, Sherri Reeves and Ann Brekke. Back Row: Jim Svoboda, Dr. Terry Barmann, Mel Tjeerdsma, Dr. Gary Collins, Dr. Terry Robertson, Jim Johnson and Richard Alsup. 142 • Academics By Susie Mires Agricultttre }najors use commuyiicattoii skills and knoiuledge in thcnr field Finding the Perfect Four-legged Form r. hey spent hours every day examining the female form, looking for the perfect set of legs and a firm, well-defined chest area. The Northwest livestock judging team evaluated cattle, hogs and sheep in competition in order to determine the best quality animals. " The basic things we looked for were structural correct- ness, body capacity and muscling, " Matt Janssen said. " Then we looked for balance, which was how everything came together. How the animal walked was also very important. " Although it sounded like a simple formula, finding the perfect specimen was not an easy task. " I was always learning what to look for, " Jane Riggan said. " The livestock industry was always changing. I could look at a picture of a short, dumpy cow 50 years ago and tell that things had changed a lot. " The process was complicated by the fact that students had to learn to identify characteristics for the three different species of cattle, hogs and sheep. The travelling team, which included six men and one woman, said their backgrounds affected their ability to evaluate different types of livestock. " I thought that the sheep were the most pointless animal that God ever made, " Riggan said. " But that was because I was never around sheep very much. " The skills team members developed helped them in various ways. " I learned how to identify high-quality livestock to use in a breeding program, " Brian Marshall said. Team members displayed their skills throughout the year in contests against other colleges. They examined a class of four animals, then ranked them based on which ones dis- played the best characteristics. After examining several classes, the competitors then entered the reasons room where they explained their ranking to officials in the livestock business. For most team members, this step was the most difficult part of the competition because they had only a few minutes to explain their reasoning to complete strangers. However, it was also the most important part. " How I talked really determined how I placed, " Justin Malter said. " It separated the men from the boys. " Preparing for contests required a considerable amount of work. The team practiced daily with agriculture instructor Dr. Harold Brown. They reviewed the characteristics to look for in animals and the terms to use during oral justifications. Their first competition was the National Western Livestock Show in Denver, Colo. They also participated in contests in Sioux Falls, S.D., Des Moines, Iowa and Hayes, Kan. The actual contests were different than what team members anticipated. They were surprised at the intensity level and the amount of competition expressed by larger schools. " I had to stay really focused, " Janssen said. " I learned how to think on my feet and stay composed in pressure situations. " While Marshall enjoyed traveling and meeting students from other colleges, others became part of the livestock team for various reasons. " I enjoyed being around livestock, " Malter said. " I ' ve been around it all my life. I thought judging helped me a lot because it developed public speaking skills. It made me feel comfortable talking in front of people. " Brown believed the experiences developed on the judging team made students more valuable in the workplace. " It trained students to make decisions and justify them, " Brown said. " Employers often looked forjudging experience because it made the students better communicators, and they could select the type of livestock that the agricultural industry wanted. " Combining knowledge of their field and effective communication skills, the livestock judging team discovered that finding the perfect female form was not as easy as they first thought. Judging Teams • 745 By Ruby D i 1 1 m e r Siiideuts leiirn skills through workshop series A New Direction in Leadership eadership was an important quality trait that many students tried to perfect. Whether they were presidents or members of organizations, leadership skills were of value. It was this need that prompted Team Leadership and the student affairs divi- sion to sponsor a series of Leadership Learning Modules. Leadership Learning Modules were presented in a series of conferences that were held to promote leadership and to give student leaders an opportunity to learn various techniques. The conferences consisted of various topics such as leader- ship styles, parliamentary procedure and dinner etiquette. " There were several of us in Student Affairs at our retreat; we started talking about leadership development, " Dr. Denise Ottinger, dean of students, said. " So we invited students to sit in a committee with us and we also went to several clubs and organizations to see if we were on the right track and the response was overwhelming. " Team Leadership evolved from the retreat and Ottinger said, that from this retreat, the group decided to develop a leadership series. The group was initially formed by the student affairs division and was open to the presidents of all campus organizations as members. They developed a series that pertained to all organizations and groups. " We wanted the series to cover basic leadership concepts so that clubs and organizations could send their leaders and members on their own personal agenda, " Ottinger said. " If they felt members would be helped by a session, they could come to the workshop. " Ottinger introduced the series by discussing leadership styles at the first conference. There were three types of leaders and these styles affected the way one dealt with other mem- bers of their group. Participants completed several surveys to see how they handled various problems in their group. The results of these surveys determined what style of leadership the person used. In another series, students attended an etiquette dinner. Deb Tripp, who served as hostess for the evening, presented etiquette techniques for a formal dinner before the actual dinner was served to the participants. Angela DeWinter considered herself to have good table manners but attended the conference to learn more. " I wanted to learn if I was doing anything anti-social in the way I ate, " DeWinter said. " I also learned that I was not supposed to dominate the dinner conversation. " The fifth series discussed the motivation of group mem- bers. The session was lead by Lorena Castro. Castro, who was also a member of Team Leadership believed the organization was headed in a positive direction. " We were going in the right direction, " Castro said. " I was really happy even if one person came out to our series because we got a lot of people involved. People were coming out of the woodwork; people that we had never seen before were moti- vated to come. " Topics for the leadership series were decided in advance. " We set the topics up last year when we were thinking of the topics for the series, " Castro said. " Presenters were chosen by members of Team Leadership. " Neil Neumeyer attended Castro ' s session on mo tivation because he thought it would be interesting. " I had never been to a leadership conference, but I was glad that I came because she reinforced motivational techniques that I already knew, " Neumeyer said. Although the leadership series was only in its first year, members hoped it would continue into next year. " What we would do as a team, would be to look at what was accomplished through this series and see what we would like to modify for the future, " Ottinger said. Castro said an additional goal of the organization was to sponsor a day-long leadership workshop for area high school student council members. In a series of workshops sponsored by team leadership and the student affairs division, the student leaders at Northwest were shown techniques to help them lead the way. 144 • Academic Neil Neumeyer jots down notes while attending a leadership series presented by Lorena Castro. In the meeting, Castro emphasized using a daily journal to improve one ' s motivation. Photo by Chris Tucker. T.J. Schmidt teaches sororities and fraternities how they can improve the quality of Greek life. The Interfratemity Council and the Office of the Dean of Students sponsored the guest speaker. Photo by Chris Tucker. : . 13 P HISTORY HUMANITIES. From Row: Dr. Roger Corley, Dr. Janice Brandon- HUMAN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES. Front Row: Jane Poe, Dr. Falcone, Dr. Joel Benson and Dr. Richard Frucht. Back Row: Dr. Richard Field, Frances Shipley and Patricia Smith. Back Row: Dr. Peggy Miller. Dr. Carol Tom Cameal, Dr. James Eiswert and Dr. Ronald Ferris. Detmer, Jenell Ciak and Beth Goudge. Frank Grispino Education Administration Professor Born Pittsburg, Kan. 1937 Favorite Book " The Rise and Fall of Third Reich, " by Albert Speer Favorite Movie " Casablanca " Favorite Music Modern, classical Most Influential Person Parents Future plans Continue teaching, travel, reading, writing and , research One Word to Describe Yourself Compassionate What Would You Change About Your Generation? Make them healthier. Frank Grispino volleys a ball over the net at the Frank Crube Tennis Courts. Grispino en- joyed playing tennis in his spare time and often played the sport with his wife. Photo by Laura Riedel. 146 • Academics I On a Positive Forefront After 30 years as a professor of education administration at Northwest, Frank Grispino had many positive experiences. Grispino saw a variety of changes with the biggest being the growth of the school in size. He said the students and faculty were more sophisticated and better prepared when they came to the University. " There were many more higher degrees, " Grispino said, " They did more in terms of presentations, journal articles, authorships, re- search, and they came from a wider geographical background. " Grispino saw the University as moving forward, to being on the forefront of education, with its im- provements over the years. This included the reorganization of the three colleges and Time Quality Management. " It made a lot of sense, " Grispino said. ' Trimming the administrative level saved the institution money. It put the departments in logical places where they could be most effective and appeared to give the faculty more of a say in what happened. " Grispino could not imagine himself at any other university. He chose Northwest for many reasons. " Northwest seemed to me to be the place that supplied the things I was looking for in my career: opportunity for promo- tion and advancement, " Grispino said. " The people I met impressed me as being caring people who put students high on their list. " He had stayed at Northwest over the years essentially because of the students. " The students had a wonderful attitude, " Grispino said. " They were here to learn, they were cooperative and willing to listen to good ideas. They came from generally very good, stable backgrounds. " As a teacher, Grispino believed he had grown, by learning Frank Grispino recalls changes at Northwest. One of the biggest changes was the growing size of the college. Photo by Laura Riedel. By Chera Prideaux through experience and working with the students, and he tried to continually work to improve his teaching. " The students were here to learn and had paid for their education, " Grispino said. " So I felt an obligation to give them the best that I could do. " Grispino had been married for 32 years and had a 26-year-old son and a 23-year-old daughter. When he was not teaching, Grispino enjoyed visiting muse- ums and historical sites, going to movies and playing tennis. " Tennis was my passion, " Grispino said. Grispino also enjoyed working on his 1950 Plymouth Business Coupe as well as in his yard, paint- ing and doing repairs. Grispino had many influential people in his life, but believed that the most influential were his par- ents and the example they set for him. He had learned many things in his life, including the value of persistence, dedication, loyalty and education. " Education paid big dividends, financially and otherwise, " Grispino said. He also emphasized the importance of health and the people in his life. " Being mentally and physically healthy was worth more than anything in the entire world. People should have come ahead of everything else, and friendships and family were invaluable, " Grispino said. In the future, he planned to do some traveling, research, writing and reading, as well as continuing his teaching. " I enjoyed being a professor, " Grispino said. " I got satisfaction in working with students. " In his 30 years, Grispino believed he had received as much from Northwest as he had given. " Northwest seemed to me to be the place that supplied the things I was looking for in my career. " Frank Grispino •147 B Colleen Cooke UifC: est I ' ll! lire careers by gitthertng research Projects Teach Real World Marketing hile students moved along the rough currents of papers and exams, senior marketing students tested the waters of their future careers. In the Marketing Research classes of Don Nothstine, assis- tant professor of Marketing Management, his students did not simply memorize definitions or take tests. Their actions could affect where a business moved or who it targeted for advertising. His students learned the tricks of the marketing trade by conducting surveys for local businesses, other departments on campus, and even the city of Maryville. During the fall semester, his classes tackled five projects: surveys for the Northwest Missourian, Tower yearbook, Mozingo Golf Course, Time Gift Shop Inc. and Residential Life. These projects shaped each class. " We built the class completely around the project, " Nothstine said. " Everything we did was designed to meet with it. " Although most of what they did took place outside the classroom, Nothstine considered this class to be one of the more demanding classes he taught. " It was a heavy workload class, when I thought about the hours they had to spend in data collection alone, trying to contact three or four or 500 people, " Nothstine said. " It was a pretty time-consuming activity. " If the teacher felt that kind of pressure, the students dealt with it, too. Brian Hesse, who worked on the Residential Life survey, said this class involved three times more work than his other ones, but he learned three times as much. " There was not a day last semester that I did not spend on that project, " Hesse said. " I learned the most in that class out of any of my marketing classes. It felt good to actually do it instead of just read about it in the textbook. " The class was required for all senior marketing majors. Gina Roberts, who worked on the Time Gift Shop Inc. survey, said she was looking forward to the class. " I really didn ' t know much about it, " Roberts said. " When we were assigned it, I was excited because I wanted to do something with a real store. " For the Mozingo project, one of Nothstine ' s classes devel- oped an entire marketing plan for the golf course, which opened in the spring. City Manager David Angerer said the results of that survey were very good. " I looked at this as a great resource for the community, " Angerer said. " One could look at any problem a community may have and the University was going to have people who would know something about it. " While professional surveys could cost up to $4,000, Nothstine said each class survey cost anywhere from $200 to $500 to conduct. The research projects were financed by a University fund for undergraduate research projects, which President Dean Hubbard set up to encourage undergraduates to do primary research. " It provided a good learning experience, but it also involved other departments and the lo cal community, " Nothstine said. " It just met so many objectives in one class. " One of the objectives it met was preparing marketing students for the world they would inevitably encounter after graduation. " I was expecting to get some practical experience, " Hesse said. " I went into the class to get hands-on experience, not learning from the book. " Marketing research required a team effort not only on the part of each group, but also between Nothstine and his students. Hesse credited his teacher for the amount of help and guidance he provided. " He demanded a lot and if I could show I could do it, he would demand even more, " Hesse said. After a semester of mailing lists and countless conferences, Nothstine started another demanding semester with the same situations and hassles. He would not change it for anything because, in his opinion, nothing beat learning by doing. 148 • Academics Don Nothstine hands out papers to students in his Marketing Research class. Nothstine believed the experience of his class gave students proper preparation in their future careers. Photo by Sarah Eliott. Marketing student Ned Wood takes notes while visiting Woodruff Arnold, a local hardware store, about his Quick Lube survey. Don Nothstine ' s class was required to conduct research for businesses. Photo by Sarah Elliott. ' " " WSUIW .i MANAGEMENT MARKETING. Front Row: Sonde Richards Stanley, Dr. Edwin J. Ballantyne Jr., Jeffrey P. Knapp, Dr. Sharon Browning and Ann Clark. Back Row: Penelope DeJong, Don Nothstine, Gerald Kramer, Russ Northup and Dr. Tom Billesbach. Marketing Research 149 Andy Scott works on homework at the library. By his senior year, Scott wanted to design an interactive textbook. Photo by Sarah Elliott. Kathy Keams stretches out before cross country practice. Because she was a presidential scholar, Keams had to keep her GPA above a 3.5- Photo by Sarah Elliott. MASS COMMUNICATION. Front Row: Willie Adams, Jody Strauch, Laura Widmer. Diana DeMott and Matt Rouch. Row 2: Blase Smith, Ken White, Fred Lamer, Matt Bosisio and James Van Dyke. By K e lly K e p I e r Presidential a ' lviird provider fhuincidl iJUTntiie for high itchievement Scholars Maintain Academic Excellence ach year, hundreds of qualified students applied for presi- dential scholarships; however, only 10 walked away with the scholarship which could be worth thousands of dollars to a struggling student. Each year presidential scholarships were given to a select number of incoming freshmen who achieved a high quality of academic excellence. Qualification requirements for the scholarship included an ACT score of 29 or better and placement in the top 5 percent of their graduating class. Candidates were asked to send in letters of recommendation and an introductory essay. Fifty finalists were chosen, and they were asked to attend a final interview session in late February. They went before a board of faculty members and were asked to answer one final essay question. " The final competition was nerve-wrecking because all fifty candidates really deserved to win, " Carrie Sindelar, one of the freshmen scholars, said. Students kept the scholarships as long as they maintained a 3.5 and completed an essay each year to be reviewed by the committee. Considering all grade levels, there were approxi- mately 40 students with presidential scholarships; which covered tuition, fees and room and board over a four year period. " The presidential scholarship was great way for me to fund my education, and it gave me an extra incentive to study and keep my GPA up, " freshman .scholar Kathy Kearns said. Beginning their sophomore year, scholars were required to do a work component which included ten hours of under- graduate research or supplemental instruction per week. Melissa Fletchall worked as a Supplementary Instructor as Dr. George English ' s Introduction to Government class for her work component. Fletchall did not believe that the work component caused her to be busier than anyone else, she just studied more because of the high academic requirements that were needed to attain the scholarship. " I personally had always tried to work hard to get good grades, " Fletchall said. " Just to be a 3.5 or better, it was added pressure, so I felt that, but schedule wise, with the work component, I did not think that there was a lot extra. " Some adjustments were made to the presidential scholar system that allowed the scholars to take more credit hours. This modification allowed the students to take as many hours as they wanted, whereas in the past the scholars were limited on the number of credit hours they could take. " The scholarship only used to pay for 15 hours per semester, " Kevin Kooi said. " But now I could take as many hours as I wanted, as long as I didn ' t exceed 1 32 credit hours of my undergraduate degree. " Many believed the academic requirements kept them busy. Some took advantage of the pressure and said that it pushed them to work harder. " Being a presidential scholar actually made things easier for me because I managed my time better when I was busy, and I knew I had to get things done, " Kearns said. Others believed the academic pressure, on top of other activities, got a little hectic. Finding enough time to study was an obstacle many were faced with. " Since I also ran cross country, I had to work extra hard to keep my grades up, " Sindelar said. " Between practice twice a day, meets on weekends, and classes everyday; it seemed like all I had time to do was run and study. " Andy Scott was a presidential scholar who emphasized that studies and academics were important. He often studied for several hours in the library going over notes and thinking about upcoming projects. " I was always up for a challenge, and the presidential scholarship had been a challenge to achieve and was a challenge to maintain, " Scott said. Although some students felt stressed to meet scholarship expectations, most agreed the financial benefits were worth the extra work. Presidential Scholars • 151 MATH STATISTICS. Front Row: Dr. Ruth Meyer, Christine Brown, Maria Alsup, Lynda Holiingsworth. Dr. Jawad Sadelc. Dr. Terry King, Sharon Hilbert, Scott Garten and Dr. Michael Motto. Back Row: Dr. Ken McDonald, Cheryl Gregerson Malm, Denise Weiss, Christina Heintz, Dr. Mark Sand, Dr. Russel Euler and Dr. Dennis Malm. By Sharon Johnson Faculty menibers become students to regain knowledge and skills Heading Back to the Classroom M her titer •ndsa imyofthe live terkans X. Winter kthedass hatshe U wnieher •hing skills ler •ature s. Photo ' jiura ost faculty members enjoyed the challenge of the class- room. However, some faculty members took it a step further and went back to the other side of the desk — they enrolled in classes. English instructor Esther Winter said she wanted to under- stand history of the Native Americans more, so she took the class to help her teach her own literature class. " I taught the Multi-Ethnic Literature class sometimes and the American Indian literature quite a bit, " Winter said. " I didn ' t know that much about the history. " According to Speech instructor Connie Honken, she took an education class " just to learn. " It was also a course she needed to obtain an education specialist degree. " I enjoyed going to school and learning; it kept my mind active, " Honken said. " There were so many new things I wanted to learn about, that when this degree was finished or my doctorate was finished, I would probably have continued to take more classes. " Going back to school after graduating could prove diffi- cult. Winter found that taking classes now was much more difficult than when she first began. " I got really annoyed with things that I thought were stupid wastes of time, " Winter said. " I got annoyed when I thought professors were being erratic when they said one thing and they did something different. One of the things that bugged me most as a student was when teachers seemed to be just kind of talking to fill up the time and I knew that I could ' ve gotten out of class a half-hour earlier. " Some instructors were leery about taking classes because they did not know how difficult the course might have been and whether or not they should ask for help. " Homework was challenging, " Winter said. " If I was taking an English class, it wouldn ' t have been as challenging because I would have a better understanding of what was expected but, because I moved out of my discipline, it was a real chore to have to write a paper. " Instructors had problems asking their teachers questions. " I knew the professor as a colleague, but I felt really dumb going to him as a student and asking, ' now what do you mean by this, am I supposed to type this out or not type this out? ' " Winter said. " The same kinds of questions students always asked and as a professor, I got mad at those questions, but I forgot that they were very real questions. " Professors were also afraid that they would not know anyone in the class and, as a result, feel out of place. " I felt weird because it was a graduate class and everybody else in the graduate program knew each other, " Winter said. Professors who taught their colleagues in class believed that the professors were fine students. " I had several faculty members in the past and have found that they had been very conscientious and good students, " Dr. Kendall McDonald, professor of math and statistics, said. Dr. Patt VanDyke, dean of libraries, believed faculty members who were back in the classroom were beneficial to all involved. In her opinion, the growth of the faculty member was beneficial in such a way that they could better relate to their students while they transferred their knowledge. Another benefit gained by professors taking classes was that they discovered a new understanding from a student ' s viewpoint. " The teachers got so used to knowing the answers that sometimes going back and being a learner helped to make them fresh again, " VanDyke said. Many students thought highly of instructors who went back to school or who were taking classes. " I thought that instructors taking classes after they had already had a job showed how dedicated to their work they were, " Lonita Rowland said. " I also thought that it was good because it served as a refresher for some of the things that they might have forgot ten. " When professors entered the classrooms at Northwest, they were not always teachers. Sometimes these non-tradi- tional students came in with homework and exams to study for just like any other student. Teachers Taking Classes • 153 Edward Farquhar Chemistry Physics Professor Birth Sept. 23, 1936 Grew Up Rural Nodaway County Favorite Movie " Gone with the Wind " Favorite Music Country Most Influential Person Dr. J. Gordon Strong One Word to Describe Yourself Uncomplicated What Would You Change About Your Generation? A little more concerned about humanity. Dr. Ed Farquhar and his wife enjoy an evening of square dancing at the Nodaway County Se- nior Center. Farquhar danced for relaxation and entertainment. Photo by Chris Tucker. %. . -■-„ t. 154 • Academics Building on a Solid Foundation After 31 years in any town, one might think a resident would be ready to move to a different place. However, chemistry professor Ed Farquhar said if he had it to do it all over again, he would. " I liked teaching here, " Farquhar said. " I enjoyed the community. It was nice for a fam- ily and had a good school system. " He said the best part of his years at Northwest had been his interac- tion with students he had taught. " My relationship with students was nearly 100 percent good, " Farquhar said. " Of course, if a per- son didn ' t like the students, he probably shouldn ' t have been here. " In the three decades he had been a faculty member, Farquhar had the opportunity to ob.serve many changes at Northwest. " There had been tremendous changes in the philosophical view- p oints of the administration, " Farquhar said. " It used to be an academic administration, but now the administration was like a business. " He also said past presidents were more concerned with what the money was going to be spent on rather than where the money was coming. He even noted slight differences in the current faculty. " The faculty today were not as interested in the institution as a whole, " Farquhar said. " They tended to be interested in a smaller more well-defined group, although they were still really interested in the students. " Farquhar believed the chemistry and physics department had not changed all that much in terms of the kind of faculty and classes. The biggest change was the physical changes in terms of equipment and new technology. " (Technology) made it possible to do experimental work Dr. Ed Farquhar prepares his notes for the day. One opportunity he had in his 31 years at Northwest was serving on the first Faculty Senate . Photo by Chris Tucker. By Regina Bruntmeyer easily that was difficult 30 years ago, " Farquhar said. Some of the activities Farquhar participated in during his 31 years at Northwest were Faculty Senate meetings. He served on the first senate. He also served on the committee that wrote the constitution for the senate. Before Faculty Senate even ex- isted, Farquhar served on the Fac- ulty Council, which was set up by the administration to approve courses. Farquhar reflected on his experi- ences when he first started teaching at Northwest and how they com- pared with his current classes. " The classes were smaller, " Farquhar said. " I had more contact with chemistry students and the or- ganization of courses was such that I got to know the students well. " He also said there was not only less emphasis on research and com- munity service in the past, but also more emphasis on teach- ing. Farquhar believed some of the changes were positive while others were more negative. " Growth of the University has changed the perspective, " Farquhar said. " The relationship between faculty and admin- istration has grown and become less personal. " When Farquhar was not attending meetings and teaching, he enjoyed reading, traveling, spending time with family and going square dancing with his wife. " It was a great way to relax, " Farquhar said. " It wasn ' t like I was a great dancer or anything, but it was a lot of fun. " Farquhar saw 3 1 years of changes at the University he called home. Like any house, it had its cracks but, in the end, it helped him lay a solid foundation of happiness. " My relationship with students was 100 percent good. ' Ed Farquhar • 155 By T a m i D o d s o n Students take oil projects sirmlar to graduates Trends Grow for Undergraduate Research 1 hile many graduate students completed research projects, a growing trend was for undergraduate students to finish similar kinds of projects. Research projects could be anything from writing a literary analysis paper to conducting a survey. At Northwest, some undergraduate students took on re- search projects similar to the ones that were done by graduate students. Elaine Headlee was one such student. For her Research Methods in Psychology class, Headlee set out to see just how effective the recycling program on campus really was. " I did some research in the library to see what some of the findings in the area I was researching already were, " Headlee said. " I compared those findings to what I found when surveying some students. " Headlee spent almost an entire semester on her project. She used students from Perrin and Dieterich Halls in her research. After her research was finished, Headlee wrote a paper describing her findings. Melissa Megerson described the long process of getting an undergraduate research project approved. " My major was psychology and I decided to do a study about the aggression in elementary school children, " Megerson said. " First, I had to apply for an independent study. I then presented my study to my adviser. Dr. Barnett, and he had to submit it to the head of the psychology department. It took a long time to get it approved because after the psychol- ogy department, it still had to go through another committee. " Dana Hayden ' s project was concerned with Wal-Mart and whether the store hurt or helped small businesses in the towns it had moved into. The project was a part of Hayden ' s Organizational Policies class. The results found that contrary to earlier notions, Wal-Mart was not the problem. " We found out that Wal-Mart wasn ' t as bad as people thought it was, " Hayden said. Research projects were funded in many ways. Some projects received funding from the University while others got money through departmental grants. " We received money from the college of business to do research on our project, " Michelle Heppermann said. Heppermann and Heidi Cue worked on a project for Pi Omega Pi, the business education fraternity, together. Their project concerned the benefits of using the Internet or to use other outlets as a means of communicating with other busi- ness education teachers. The goal of the project was to find out whether teachers from across the country used E-mail and what they used it for. " We worked with Dr. Nancy Zeliff on the project, and sent out surveys in The Forum, which was the magazine for the National Business Education Association, " Heppermann said. Heppermann said she and Cue also sent surveys via E-mail and also wrote an article on their findings which was sent to The Forum. Not all undergraduates who did research projects received college credit. Receiving a small number of credits and having advanced research to do made some students shy away from taking a class where a major research project was required. Headlee and Cue believed students should not feel that way. " It was fun doing the project and I learned a lot, " Headlee said. " I gave my paper to both the Perrin and Dieterich Hall Councils to help in their recycling programs. " Cue was happy to have the opportunity to work on a research project. " I enjoyed it, and I learned a lot about the Internet and what it had to offer, " Cue said. Although research projects might have seemed like a lot of hard work, in many cases, they helped students to learn more about themselves and about the projects they completed. These students proved research projects were not just for graduate students anymore. 156 • Academics Checking through her research, Elaine Headlee compiles information for her project on the recycling pro- gram. Headlee did the project for her Research Methods in Psychology class. Photo by Fay Dahlquist. Computers are imperative to Lori Babe ' s undergraduate research project. Babe ' s research project in- volved mapping women ' s basketball teams. By Fay DahUjuist. F " " BT v B V» s. H J K H 1 l , ' ' " r MUSIC DEPARTMENT. Front Row: Dr. Ernest Kramer, Dr. Stephen Towr Chris Gibson and Dr. Steven Brown. Row 2: Dr. Rick Weymuth. Dr. Ernes Woodruff, Dr. June McDonald and Dr. Richard Bobo. Back Row: Bryon Mitchell Al Sergei and John Entzi. Undergraduate Research Projects • 157 Non-traditional student Regina Anderson-Jenson is tutored by William Codina at the Talent Development Center. Non-traditional students often juggled family, classes, a job and long commutes while earning their degrees. Photo by Chris Tucker. Lennie Dorsel, a non-traditional student, takes notes during her one of her classes. Family support was very important for many non-traditional students. Photo by Chris Tucker. PSYCHOLOGY SOCIOLOGY COUNSELING. Front Row: Dr. Rosemary Barrow, Debra Zendlovitz, Dr. John K. Bower and Dr. Ken Hill. Row 2; Dr. Carol Claflin, Dr. Jon Hixon, Dr. Cheryl Meyer and Wayne VanZomeren. Back Row: Jerry Bright. Dr. Larry Riley, Sherry Gat, Dr. Roger Neustadter and Dr. Douglas Martin. 158 • Academics I By Regina Bruntmeyer NoN-tn ' lals struggle to balance school, a full-thrie job and family Juggling Roles and Commitments _£ hey came back to school for many reasons. For some, their college career had been put on hold by marriage and children, while others came back to gain better jobs. Non-traditional students handled a full-time job, a family, a commute to school and classwork which complicated their lives. Maxine Barnes, a Maryville resident, quit college to get married and have a family. Although her daughters were grown and she no longer worked, balancing different roles was hard. " This was the first lime I had the opportunity to resume my studies, " Barnes said. Barnes said her family was very supportive of her, but she also said the students at Northwest helped her adjust to college life. " The young people were great and supportive, " Barnes said. " I enjoyed their perspective. I thought they had a lot to offer and I learned a lot from the younger people. " Traditional students also admitted that perhaps non-tradi- tional students gave them a point of view that might have been foreign to them. " Sometimes non-traditional students added a different per- spective through their experiences working in the field and they were more motivated, " Reba Gant said. One student found his way to college because he wanted a better life for himself and his family. He said he already had a job, but a college education would increase financial oppor- tunities for him. " There were times I wanted to quit after starting, " Jim Meek said. " But I didn ' t think I would have made it if I had started right out of high school. " However, despite waiting. Meek encouraged young people to " take college seriously and go for it " right out of high school. Meek had two children, one in junior high and the other in high school, a wife and a full-time job. He also commuted from Bedford, Iowa, to go to class. Alice Schieffer decided to go back to school after working in different vocations. " I had worked several different places, " Schieffer said. " I just decided to do what I really wanted to do; I had to go back to school. " Schieffer, an accounting major, also had a family and an internship to schedule around. " It was difficult, " Schieffer said. " Nicole, my daughter, was in a lot of activities, but family had to come first, then school. " Although college could open up opportunities, another mom of two decided to go back to school for herself with no pressures or worries. " I enjoyed it, " Annette Kline said. " If I hadn ' t, it would not have been worth it. And as far as graduating went, I was not in a hurry. " Kline believed anyone could succeed in college if they desired it. " If I was determined (to go to college) and this was what I wanted, " Kline said. " I would not allow others to take it away from me. " Kline, whose husband was a doctor in St. Joseph, chose Northwest for the anonymity it gave her. " I found people here who wanted to be with me, and they accepted me without knowing I was Dr. Kline ' s wife, " Kline said. Kline also believed she might not have done as well in college in her younger days, but this time, she felt at ease with other students in her classes. " The first day of class, I got bizarre looks, but I felt very welcome, " Kline said. Harold Brown, associate professor of agriculture, said he did not think there was any difference between non-tradi- tional and regular students. " Non-traditional students were usually a little more experienced, but other students seemed to treat them the same, " Brown said. Non-traditional students added a wealth of knowledge and experiences to Northwest. Their dedication to studies, fami- lies and jobs helped them make their way through college. Non-traditional Students •159 Linda Girard Registrar Birth Aug. 26, Long Beach, Calif. Grew Up Maryville, Mo. Favorite Author Agatha Christie Favorite Mo tes " It ' s a Wonderful Life " and " Animal House " Favorite Music Big band, country, golden oldies and Eric Clapton One Word to Describe Yourself Fun Linda Girard spends time with her cat. Girard has lived in Maryville since she was in the sixth grade. Photo by Chris Tucker. 160 • Academics Graduation Guid ance Linda Girard did not want her office to look cluttered. She hastily tidied a desk covered by mounds of paperwork relating to everything from grades to graduation. She moved a tall stack of mail to the floor to get it out of sight. Meanwhile, a collection of paperweights occupied one comer of the desk, and a collection of turtles, which began accumulat- ing when people mistakenly thought she collected them, sat on a bookshelf against the opposite wall. This was the world of Northwest ' s Registrar. In the 34 years since Girard first came to Northwest, she went from student to administrator. Born in Long Beach, Calif., Girard came to Maryville when she was in sixth grade. Her family moved to give their children a better chance for an education. She attended Maryville High School before Northwest. She received a teaching degree in business in 1964, and returned in 1974 as an employee to obtain a master ' s degree in business administration in 1976. Girard worked her way into administration through a series of jobs that led to her current position. She was the assistant to the director of admissions when an assistant registrar position opened. After a few years, she become acting registar and 12 years ago she accepted her current job. Despite the service she did for students, most students knew her primarily from Brian Bellofs portrayal of her in the Homecoming Variety Show. In her job, she did many things by way of student service. Her office took care of all transcripts and records, certifica- tion for loans and the student directory, among others. De.spite all the paperwork involved in running the office, Girard still appreciated her connection with students. " It was pleasing for me to solve a problem for a student, " she said. " I would give them guidance but I wouldn ' t do it for them. " Girard said even if the University was to close down, the Linda Citaid examines a record with a co-wotker in her oiBce. Gitard said she often spent her free time at home finishing up her work. Photo by Chris Tucker. By Colleen Cooke students ' transcripts would not be discarded, but kept until they could be transferred to another institution. " It was like being the cockroaches of the academic world, " Girard said. " They were going to be here long after everything else had gone. " When she was out of the slightly cluttered office, things other than tran.scripts occupied her time. She had a daughter, Laura, who was a senior at Northwest, and two cats to look after. Girard also spent time with a group of friends that she " did silly things with. " One of those friends. Dr. Karen Schaffer, assistant professor of bio- logical science, said Girard had the ability to laugh at things she did. " She couldn ' t tell a joke — that was one of the funniest things, " Schaffer said. " She either forgot the punchline or messed it up. She would even have some jokes written down and she still messed them up. When I first met her ... I didn ' t know how crazy she was. " Crazy or not, Girard ' s co-workers thought she did a great service for them and students. " Linda went out of her way to help students, " Teri Fox, assistant Registrar, said. " Her door was always open. " Girard ' s job not only served students, but it allowed her to accomplish some of her childhood dreams. " When I was a little kid I wanted to be a secretary or a teacher, " Girard said. " This was kind of a mix. " She also wanted to be a character actress in Hollywood as one of those old women who popped up in movies. " I ' d like to be healthy and ornery as sin, " Girard .said. " I always used to say I ' d like to ride a motorcycle and drink beer when I was 65. " Whether she was sending out transcripts or laughing at herself in the Variety Show, Linda Girard remained a fixture on campus. " It was like being the cockroaches of the academic world. ' Linda Girard • 161 By Jamie H a t z (.r: li ' ur Hiuienh use class expeHencc to help them gmn vvernrne ' ut Internships It ' s All Politics J t was a chance for them to get away. Breaking away from the books, papers and tests helped to teach important lessons that could never have been taught in the confinement of a classroom. Government internships allowed students to use what they learned in the classroom. Students were able to see if what they learned through lecture and study could have been used when they entered into the real world of politics. " It was a nice experience because it was a chance to get out of the classroom and practice what I had learned, " Theresa Zuccarino said. " I also enjoyed getting away from notes and tests. " Many students wondered if the hunt for the internship would be worth the time. The applications, resumes and interviews seemed small compared to the work experience invol ved in being an actual intern. According to Zuccarino, the work was second to none. " I was able to gain insight to an organization which I did not realize they did as much as they did, " Zuccarino said. " Con- nections were made with a lot of people on the committee and it would help me with law school next year. " Zuccarino worked about 20 hours a week on her internship with Alice Hersh, Interim Director of the Chamber of Com- merce in Maryville. " My work consisted of writing papers, putting reviewed and updated briefs on file and helping plan the legislature trip, " Zuccarino said. " It was through the legislature commit- tee that they appreciated my input because it was beneficial to see issues from a college student ' s perspective. " Some college students gained experience through an in- ternship. Trent Skaggs worked as an intern for the Missouri Department of Economic Development in Germany. " Interns were provided with hands-on experience and it was through that experience that opportunity was found, " Skaggs said. " I had the chance to really concentrate on my field of study. " While in Germany, Skaggs had the opportunity to travel and learn about the country ' s market, which increased inter- est in his chosen vocation. " I learned about the European market and attended trade shows throughout Europe, " Skaggs said. " It helped broaden my understanding of international business. " One opportunity students had every semester was the chance to gain a Washington internship. Not only would they earn experience, but the department also offered credit hours to students who participated in the program. " We offered an on-going program and it was offered to any student even if they were not government majors, " Dr. David McLaughlin, associate professor of government, said. " They could intern for a semester or an ent ire summer. " McLaughlin believed that the Washington internships were beneficial to students. " Washington internships were great experiences for the students because they offered the hands-on experience of working in the city where most of the government in this nation took place, " McLaughlin said. " It also gave the stu- dents an opportunity to have a job offered to them. " Most government students waited to intern until their last semester of college. " I usually recommended that students wait until their last semester before they interned, " McLaughlin said. " There was a definite 70 to 80 percent of interns that were offered jobs. " Even though career opportunities were available, the expe- rience was important, too. " The people were very helpful and interested in helping me grow as a student, " Skaggs said. " Internships offered job opportunities but it was a matter of getting out there and working really hard and it took total dedication. " They might not have been ready to run for office but students gained hands-on experience in their government internships, and it gave them the knowledge they needed to pursue their future careers. 762 • Academics Government intern Theresa Zuccarino works in the Maryville Chamber of Commerce. Internships helped students gain experience that could not have been taught in a classroom. Photo by Chris Tucker. SPEECH. Front Row: Heidi Schlegeimilch, Jacide Loucks, Dr. Steve Biiooks and Dr. Bob Bohlken. Row 2; JeffPrzybylo. Dr. Kathie Leeper, Dr. Roy Leeper and John Nash. Back Row: Dr. John Rude. Lori Macias, Connie Honken and Dr. Bayo Oludaja. THEATER. From Row; Dr. Theo Ross. Dyami Vams, Dr. Charles Schultz and Maik Vams. m By Susie Mires Scyti ' ii ' cst students give Miiryvillc children a safe learning environment More Than Cookies and Milk c lime and colored pancakes replaced the traditional cookies and milk as the after-school snacks for some Maryville chil- dren thanks to Northwest students. " The purpose of the after-school program was to provide a safe, fun environment for children, " Chris Lydon, coordinator of the after- school program, said. " There were a lot of latchkey kids with no one to watch over them or provide fun activities. We were here for their safety. " Lydon oversaw seven student workers each semester. She also worked closely with the children, who were divided between school age children in first through sixth grade and 3 to 5-year-olds. The program was a component of the Child- hood Center, directed by Dr. Peggy Miller. It was open to any Maryville area child and ran from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on weekdays. Each week the children studied a particular subject such as food, community helpers or the five senses. Learning activities including art, puzzles and books were used to focus on the topic. Jolcne Voris planned events for the younger group. " It was a task to get them to do what they were supposed to, " Voris said. " I liked the challenge of working with the preschoolers. They needed more help because they were younger. " The class, which was held in Brown Hall, allowed the children to participate in a number of different activities. They visited the Student Recreation Center and went swimming. They also kept busy with art projects such as decorating t- shirts. In addition, the children enjoyed gym time. Some of their favorites were soccer and a game called, " Clean Up Your Backyard. " However, the workers made sure not all events were structured. " I liked to let them utilize their free time, " Lydon said. " They had been in class all day so they needed time to be with their friends. Play was very important for that age because that was how they developed social skills. " Student workers were in charge of almost every aspect of the program. They found they had to remain focused to make sure the children had the best learning experience possible. " It was a lot of responsibility to constantly keep your attention on every single child, " student worker Heather Wineinger said. That responsibility was also what made the after-school program appeal to students. " It was really a better experience than student teaching, " Ree Dew said. " I got to work with all different age groups through the program. " Discipline was the area after-school workers found the most difficult to control. " The hardest thing was a situation that needed discipline and I didn ' t know how to handle it best for the child, " Dew said. " I learned that if you treated them with respect and as an equal, they respected you more than if you talked down to them. " Although the children benefited from the learning activities and the extra attention, the student workers profited as well. " It was good growth experience, " Lydon said. " I learned as I taught the kids. " Majoring in child and family studies, Lydon planned to use the skills she developed in the program as a social worker. " I had a lot of responsibility that helped prepare me for the professional world, " Lydon said. Learning side by side. Northwest students and Maryville children not only developed important skills that prepared them for life; they also had a lot of fun. COUNSELING CENTER. Front Row: Bev Blackford, Jennifer Sikute, Liz CAREER SERVICES. Front row: Amy Houts, Tanya Alkire. Jeannine Gaa, Wood and Ron Webster. Jill Monticue and Dawn Malan Brady. Two Horace Mann students entertain themselves ivith a table game. Each week, the students studied a different subject including food and the five senses. Photo by Laura RiedeL Horace Mann students enjoy a movie about tigers during snack time. The after-school program ran from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays. Photo by Laura RiedeL • ■ ' r(iiart » ' ' ' iWi . » • V, i After-School Program • 165 Family ' ivid Attending college could be expensive, and some students who attended Northwest needed some type of financial aid to pay for tuition. For this reason, many students probably met Del Morley. Morley, who was the director of financial assistance since July, had been employed at Northwest for seven years. Previously, he was an assistant bas- ketball coach and a physical educa- tion teacher at Northwest. He also had been a director of financial aid at Tarkio College for two years. Morley said he was in charge of organization, administration and implementation of student finan- cial aid reports. Some of things he tried to accomplish were improv- ing the electronic computing capa- bilities, revamping the scholarship programs and working on a direct lending program where students could receive financial aid directly from the federal government. Morley said the decision to be- come a financial assistant was a personal one. " I was looking last summer for a position that would allow me to get off the road, " Morley said. " I had been on the road so much with recruiting and traveling with basketball. " Some of the physical changes to the campus that Morley had seen since completing his graduate work at Northwest were the addition of the Mary Linn Performing Arts Center and the Owens Library as well as the renovation of the Administra- tion Building. He also noticed some administrative changes over the years with emphasis on the quality of academics. Morley also said he felt the faculty and staff at Northwest were trying to emphasize student input and become more responsive to students which, he thought, helped the Univer- sity. In the financial aid department, Morley said his job had become more computerized than when he started at Tarkio. Del Morley, director of financial assistance, sits at his desk in the financial aid office. Morley left his job as a Northwest basketball coach because it demanded time on the road. Photo by Chris Tucker. By Keith Rydberg He also said the financial aid program was more federally controlled which, in his opinion, was not good. " The rules and regulations just continued to pile up which was unbelievable, " Morley said. " As far as trends, we had gone to a situation where the grant programs had not kept up with the academic costs. " This trend was also reflected in the students who needed financial aid, according to Morley. He said students used to do anything to avoid taking out student loans and now it was one of the first things they would ask about when they entered into the financial assistance office. Morley also said the recent reor- ganization changes in the colleges on campus had little effect on the financial aid department, but he thought it was better for the Univer- sity. " It was a matter of how people accepted it and perceived it, " Morley said. " If anything, it improved it because we had three people instead of four. " Morley said what he enjoyed m ost about his job as a financial assistant and a coach was the college-age clientele since he believed that he made a difference in students ' lives. The only thing that Morley disliked about his job was most students came into his office with problems which led to negative associations. Morley also said when he had the time, he enjoyed golfing and reading. However, he said his four main hobbies were his children: Michael, Ryan, Zachary and Nathan. Del Morley had helped many students obtain the financial aid needed to continue their education at Northwest. As the director of financial assistance and a coach, he had a genuine interest in helping people achieve their goals. ' I was looking last summer for a position that would )w me to get off the road, " 166 • Academics e K - Del Morley Director of Financial Assistance Birth May 16, 1952, Lenox, Iowa Grew up Lenox, Iowa Favorite Book Anything by Tom Clancy Favorite movie Mostly old movies Favorite Music Soft rock Most Influential Person Father OneWord to Describe Yourself Positive What Would You Change About Your Generation? I wish it would be more people-oriented as opposed to materialization. Del Morley coaches basketball skills to area 8th-graders at Martin dale Gym. Morley used to be an assistant basket- ball coach and a physical educational teacher at Northwest. Photo by Chris Tucker. Del Morley 167 By Keith Ry d b e r g Irinoiuiud comptiter lab sinipltfies experiments New Technology Adds to Science Department he Northwest chemistry department moved one step closer to the 21st century with the implementation of a new chem- istry lab in Garrett-Strong. The lab consisted of 2 1 computer terminals and two televi- sion terminals which could be used to display information on the computer terminals for an entire class. The computers also had two hard drives: one for chemistry and one for mathemat- ics. According to Dr. Ed Farquhar, chemistry department chair, chemical experiments, which were too hazardous to be per- formed in the traditional wet lab, could now be performed on the computers with no lab fees or risk to students. " (The chemistry lab) gave us an opportunity to do more things and a little bit different things, " Farquhar said. " I couldn ' t take 40 students into a laboratory and do a chemical reaction which was even remotely explosive. " Farquhar also said the system was capable of showing chemical reactions at varying rates of speed. One of the examples he described was a grain dust explosion that could happen at an elevator. Footage of an explosion was saved on the hard drive and could be slowed down to show students what made the explosion occur. " This was an example of a reaction that occurred very rapidly on the surface, " Farquhar said. " I could do that kind of thing in a small scale that I couldn ' t really do out with a group of students. " Farquhar believed the new lab did not really change his teaching methods. The same experiments were being per- formed as in the traditional wet lab although more experi- ments could be completed. Pat Watts, lab assistant, explained with the aid of the computers, students and teachers could control the atmo- sphere of experiments which was a great help for teachers who were trying to explain scientific principles. " It was hard to show students what was supposed to happen in an experiment when the experiment failed, " Watts said. Watts also stated that all of the experiments were saved on the hard drive and therefore could be reviewed at any time. Angela Bickford believed there were some definite advan- tages for lab assistants. Teachers did not have to worry about using toxic chemicals. " There was no danger of anyone being hurt with the computer iabs so it was a step in the right direction, " Bickford said. Jennifer Huntsman shared the views of Farquhar and the other lab assistants, but she believed the computer should not replace the wet lab. She also explained she would rather work in the wet lab than the computer lab. " In the real world, I couldn ' t do everything on the com- puter, " Huntsman said. " I didn ' t get the hands-on experience I needed in the computer lab. " The total cost of the lab was $ 1 25,000 and software would be purchased from time to time in order to update the system. Farquhar said two-thirds of the chemistry experiments were done in the wet lab in order to allow students to try experiments for themselves. However, he felt the computer lab was a welcome supplement to the chemistry department. " The lab gave students a wider variety of experiences, " Farquhar said. " The experiments always worked as well, due to the controlled environments. " Michelle Gaines, chemistry tutor, stated the lab was used mostly by Calculus III and General Chemistry students. She explained many students could have had the opportunity to use the lab since General Chemistry was offered as a general requirement course. Gaines also said the computer asked questions to students working on experiments about what they thought was going to happen next. However, she said this was a disadvantage at times. " The computer kept going until I got (the questions) right, " Gaines said. " This was a problem if I was mostly dealing with yes-and-no questions. " Taking a step closer to the 21st century, the chemistry lab provided students with a new way to perform experiments. 168 • Academics DEAN OF STUDENTS OFFICES. Front Row: Betty Dye, Kent Porterfield and Angie Graves. Row 2: Dr. Liz Wood, Mary Fleming, Dr. Denise Ottinger, Joyce Bottorf and Pat Foster-Kamara. Back Row: Dave Gieseke, Ron Webster, Mark Hetzler, Kent Marlow and Wayne Viner. LIBRARY STAFF. Front Row: Sharon Samson, Mary EDen Kimble, Dr. Pa VanDyke, Sara Duff. Vkkey Baiimli and Madonna Kennedy. Row 2: John Evan Jeannene Engeil, Connie Dry, Carolyn .Johnson, Helen Mutz. Ingrid Thorsel Marilyn VanAusdall and Jim Beasley. Back Row: Mike G nidrinski, Frank Baudint Pat Danner, Gleim Morrow, Joyce Meldrem, Kay Murphy and Tom Kennedy. II Deb Hostman picks up notebook paper at the bookstore. Many students found that the , cost of extra school supplies quickly added up. Photo by Laura Riedel. I Ray McCalla practices bis tuba in the Fine Arts practice room. According to McCalla, a tuba cost $5,000 and the sheet music was $7 per book. Photo by Laura Riedel. STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES. From Row: Territha Todd, Vimara TALENT AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER. Front Row: Jenny Drown, Gutierrez. Chariti Brown and Anne Avakian. Row 2: Angela Meierotto. Kristina Regina Roe. Prem Balasubramaniam, Jennifer Nodes and Pat Nodes. Row 2: Eunbok, Brandy Reasoner and Gillian Newslund. Back Row: Jewell Jones, Tom Shaocong Ou. Dr. David Oehler. Amy Hermreck and KeymaBess. Back Row: Ray Henricks, Deanna Maudlin, Rob Redman, Dale Gray, Lois Hildenbrand and Matt Dinkins, Michael DeBrevi, Shawn Powell. William Codina and Emrah Newland. Ahiskalioglu. By Cher a Pr i de aux studaas •he treat ikstore. daitslxtd diokecf ingfor r supplies asl) or by ' W " g •ntotheir • nmt. toby iraRiedeL Chiss costs keep sii diJir exf;e} jse Unexpected Extras Empty Pockets any students came to college thinking all of their books and expenses were already included with their tuition. They soon discovered this was not always the truth. Lab books, calculators, lab fees, supplies and other required materials often added to a student ' s college expense. Some students were upset when they were hit with the unexpected extras. Books were included with the tuition. However. Sarah Showers spent approximately $40 her first semester on addi- tional books for classes. " I wasn ' t expecting the extra cost, " Showers said. " I thought that all of the books were included with the book rental. " Shalom Barber, a pre-professional zoology major, spent $50 to $100 on lab books required for her classes. " It wasn ' t all that surprising, " Barber said. " It all depended on the teacher whether we used them a lot or not. It was just one of those things. " College Algebra students were required to buy a Texas Instruments TI-85 calculator, which was $99.97 at the Bearcat Bookstore. The cost of the calculator was a surprise for .some. " I was kind of mad about it, actually, because I had to pay for my own college expenses and it was hard for me when a class required something I didn ' t expect, " Julie Miller said. Other students had different kinds of expenses. Music major Amy Guenthner was required to attend 15 music recitals a semester, an expense that came out of her own pocket. " It was good because it made me appreci ate the arts that came through Northwest, but it was also tough because I was on a tight budget, being an out-of-state student, " Guenthner said. " I really didn ' t expect to have to spend so much. " Ray McCalla expected to have to buy additional supplies as a music major. " For my applied Music Class, I had to buy methods books which cost anywhere between $5 and $25, " McCalla said. " I also had to buy a metronome, valve oil, song books and I was expected to pay for instrument repair. " McCalla was fortunate, because he was able to use a tuba from the University and did not have an additional cost of an instrument. " I expected it, so I just grinned and beared, " McCalla said. " Buying the books was like building up my own library, so it was okay. " Even though there were extra costs, students said they were still saving money at Northwest compared with the costs at other universities. In the first month, art major Brian Meyer spent $200 worth of art supplies, but felt it was " reasonable to expect (students) to buy the supplies because tuition wasn ' t too high. " Students who bought the required books also had ways of using them again. Ci ndy Young, who had spent an average of $40 on books per semester, usually resold them to friends or people who needed them. The bookstore set up a table at the end of every semester for used books where students usually got about half of their money back. Other students opted to try to sell their books through the computer bulletin board system where they could set their own prices. Young thought Northwest students definitely had an advantage even though they had to purchase a few books. " It was awesome because, at most schools, I would have had to pay hundreds of dollars, " Young said. Jen Shults. an education major, used to buy extra supplies to make her lesson plans unique until she discovered she could go without spending any extra money and use what she had. " I felt like I had to go all out and buy construction paper and markers my sophomore year, but now that I was a senior, I discovered that I could make just as cool stuff from things I found in my junk drawer, " Shults said. The extra money spent on supplies and books added to the costs of being a college student and even though they were inevitable, students did their best to keep up with the expenses. Class Costs 171 Stepping onto New Ground His airplane had just touched down at Kansas City Interna- tional Airport when he stepped off the plane; his feet touched Midwestern soil for the first time. Roger Pugh looked around and all he saw were strangers. He scanned the crowded terminal and then he saw the friendly face of Bob Henry. So began his first adventure in the Midwest. " Lots of people said to me, ' why would you move from the state of Washington to Missouri? ' " Pugh said, " it was different and I was ready for a change. I liked being here. I found Midwest people to be very nice and the country was green with a lot of trees. I was tired of fighting the same battle. I needed a new war. " Pugh was the newly appointed Executive Director and Enrollment Management for Northwest. He chose this institution for higher learning over others because he thought Midwesterners, particularly Bob Henry, were friendly. " Bob Henry, who I answered to, came down and picked me up in Kansas City and he also took me back to Kansas City, " Pugh said. " I had interviewed at other places too, and what he (Bob Henry) did was a little bit above and beyond what other people would do. He spent more time with me. " Pugh was responsible for the recruitment and enrollment of new students, overseeing financial aid reports and Career Services. He also organized the campus tours given by Stu- dent Ambassadors and tried to make college life seem not so much of a scary place for incoming freshmen and transfer students. " I oversaw the offices; there were basically two parts of admissions, " Pugh said. " There was the recruitment area, like tours and things and then there was the processing, the actual By Sharon Johnson people that had grown off the applications and I was also in charge of financial aid and orientation. " Pugh did not believe the reorganization that had occurred on campus would interfere with the way admissions was, and that was beneficial. " It didn ' t seem like it would affect us directly, " Pugh said. " Some of my staff felt the importance of an academic vice president of aca- demic affairs was probably good from a standpoint. I always looked at a way to fine tune and try to get more decision making into the hands of the people. " Another change Pugh believed would be beneficial to students was implementing a revised enrollment application process. To enroll in school last fall, one needed to fill out an admissions, scholarship and financial aid application. Pugh hoped to refine the applications so that students avoided filling out duplicate information on the three forms. " We were going to try to streamline that together, " Pugh said. " Last year would probably become the last year that we would process the forms separately. " Pugh and his office hoped to focus more attention on the retention rate that Northwest had. " My biggest concern was the retention issue, " Pugh said. " We seemed to have a higher than average drop in students and I was trying to understand why and trying to put some services together that would address that. " He was a newcomer to the Midwest, who wanted to " kind of step back and watch things for a little while before he made any changes. " He was optimistic about the future and hoped that he had not taken on a job larger than he could handle. Roger Pugh sits in office his where he oversees paperwork such as financial aid reports and applications. Pugh helped new students feel more at ease with college life. Photo by Chris Tucker. " I was I! red of fighting the same battle. I needed a new war. " 172 ' Academics Roger Pugh Executive Director Enrollment Management Birth July 17, 1945 Montana Grew Up Washington Favorite Book " Clear and Presnt Danger " by Tom Clancy Favorite Movies " Steel Magnolias " and " Fried Green Tomatoes " Favorite Music Kenny G Most Influential Person Mother One Word to Describe Yourself Warm What You Would Change About Your Generation? Civil rights and the rights of women. I wanted a gentler population. Roger Pugh reads a magazine while relaxing in his home. For a change of pace, Pugh moved horn Washington to the Midwest. Photo by Chris Tucker. Roger Pugh ' US p4 J , George Fero is remo | ncymjadicai N. DyJ riglPr the consequer Jason Clarke. r: ' ' »•»».,,.., on K Pi Organizations With all of our diverse interests, it was nice to know there were a variety of organi- zations for us to belong. The Greek system experienced changes . as an expanded Rush period increased frater- _. _- nity membership and a new sorority, Sigma Kappa, came to campus. Besides the different Rush procedures, -i 1 I triaM itf Mt.. new groups were arriving on campus. The controversial Northwest Pagan Alliance, as well as the Turkish Club and Rollerhockey team, started the year with Student Senate recognition. No matter what the organization, there was camraderie, fellowship and a simple sense of belonging ... it was something students learned to expect from various clubs on campus. I accounting; SOCIKTY. Front Row: Michelle Wilson. Bonnie Allen. Patrick Leister, karmu OKile , Cathy Brier. Jason Kzzell and Dave Hancock. Row 2: Carj Schwartz, Crystal Hainkel, Tanya Reynolds. Michelle Budt. Duane l,awson. Amy Petersen. Ginfjer Chamas and Marcus Whitworth. Back Row: Angle Wilson, Tim Houlette, Kane Free, Duane Ceorge, Christina Stone. Johnna Ridenour and Donita Buck. AGRICULTURE AMBASSADORS. Front Row: Duane Jewell, adviser; Dawn Hoover, Lurinda Turner and Moll Morris. Back Row: John Sidden, Malt Janssen, Justin Malter and Steven Root. AGRICULTURE CLUB. Front Row: Russell Shields, Rayc Lynn Allen, Mindy Povenmire, Greg Bahren burg, Steve Relste, Jane Ri an. Allison Hill, Danene Hildebrand and Julie Owens. Row 2: Stewart Blessing. Waltedda Taylor, Carla Rapp, Justin Vincent, Carol Barton, (;inger Hass. Lurinda Turner, Melissa Fletchall and Mattie Springer. Row 3: Chris Fleak, Nicole Lock. Joni Johnson. Tracy Magee. Kacia Black. Angela Roberts, Teresa Fotand, Amy Roberts. Jean Plagman and Amy Landwehr. Back Row: Byron GuLshall. Lori Johnston, Rustin Rainbolt, Bill Atkinson, l erek Koppen, Jeff Oden, Matt Janssen, Justin Malter, Jason Batterson, Brian Marshall and Joel Heinzeroth. AGRICULTURE COUNCIL. Front Row: Kelly Reardon, Nanda Gudderra, Russell Shields, Dawn Uinni-r am Teresa Foland. Back Row: Kim Donaldson, Brian Marshall, Clark Jackson, Jennifer Kenney, Waltedda Taylor am Jane Ri an. ALLIANCE OF BLACK COLLEGIANS. Front Row: Derrick Van Buren, Leslie Doyle. Lonita Rowland. Carlean Hawkins, Louis Sanders and Sonya Edmon. Back Row: Liz Wood, Daca.sha Berkley, Anthony Rodgers, Keyma Bcs- Luversa Kweh, Brandy Maltbiu and Donnie Stepp. ' SB AGRONOMY CLUB. Front Row: Joni Johnsim, Andrea Beeler and Tom Zweifel. Back Row: Collin Wamsley, Clark Jackson, Bill Beers and Dan Kallem. ALPHA CHI. Front Row: Amy Schendel, Laura MiM)re. Stacie Segeharl. Lisa (;asiorowski, Amy Crozier, Jenn Blair. Natalie Banks, Theresa W helton, Shalom Barber and Amy Hertoldie. Row 2: Richard Frucht, ad viser; J. Anne Iversen. Heather Steveas. Jennifer (;um, Sarah Butler. Stacey Brewer, Jennifer Spencer, Barbra Rubinstein and Dr. James Eiswert, adviser. Back Row: Ashley Tremayne, Marcy Morris, Raymond Smith, John Paul Pope, Marc Van (iorp, Corey Sleenhoek, Noriko Ohno and Elaine Headlee. ALPHA GAMMARHO. Front Row: Duane Jewell, adviser; RussellShiclds.GregBahrenburg, Justin Maker. Brty Marshall, John Sidden, Russell Webb, Joel Heinzeroth, Stewart Blessing, Matt Janssen and Ru-ss Shirley. Row ; Rustin Rainbolt. Bob McClure. Jason Batterstm. Eric McKay. Derek Koppen. Justin Keller, John Phillips. Shaw Varner, Darrin Moulin, Steve Reiste and Erin Jackson. Row 3: Kevin Rawlings, Tim Kimrey, Justin Vincent, Clar Jackson, Phil Clayp4)le. Jay Engel, Chris Fleak. Kevin Frieling and Scott Ellis. Back Row: Brian Brown, Mik Shields, Justin Mitchell. Joseph Waigand. Chad Heuss, Corey Strider, Jeff Oden, Ronnie DeVries, Mike Meiei David Price, Kelly Klommhaus and Andy Dugan. ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA. Front Row: Cynthia Sbellon, LoniU Rowland and Sharon Johnson. ALPHA KAPPA LAMDA. Front Row: Craig Kingery, Kevin Kooi, Jake Gronbeck, Jim Ulvestad and Steven Kidder. Row 2: Jim Osalkowski, Joe Godfrey, Jason Duke, Derrick Vidacak, John Leonard, Jason Cisper, Bobby Zaner, Joe Kellogg and Brian Reed. Row 3: Kevin Koon. Benjamin Fearnow, Beau Schk mer. Jeff Clark, Rick Kilchell. Elliot Bruns, Kristopher Dune. Frank Conrick and Trevor Gustarson. Back Row: Kyle Kooi, Fthan Brown, Jeff Ashton, Patrick Laster. Drew Bontrager, Alex Francis, Chad Nourse, Chris Hendren and Randy Fisher. ALPHA MU GAMMA. Front Row: Louise Homer, adviser; Andrea Cline, Nancy Ontiveros, Renee Bergene, Jennifer Gum. and Dr. Pamela Brakhage, adviser. Row 2: Sara Crutcher, Kristina Wilburn, Patricia Davidshofer. Brian Mehl, Bob Covell. Channing Homer and Donnie Stepp. Back Row: Michael Ruckdeschell, Lisa Stubbendick, Eric Liebing, Tami Lichtas and Yoadan Tilahun. W m lUlSsj ALPHA SIGMA ALPHA. Front Row: Whitnc) Thackcr, Emily Schrt, Trina Liverman, Jennifer Long, Dawn Cooley, Anna Rowe, Kattie Foy, Jill Stansbury, Jenn Blair, Dana Meyer, Kelly Baker, Jill Patterson, Amy Duden, Theresa Quijano. Marcy Acosta, Amy Lovell, Gulsen Akalan and Lisa Sears. Row 2: Lynn Tiefenthaler, Kimberly McKenzie, Kim Zook. Stacy Barr, Bobbi Haines, Jill Hanke, Stacy Bom, Kristi Martin, Jenny Knotts, Jessie Vehe, Holly Lutt, Toni Licata, Amanda Wright, Cathy Taylor, Becky Hassig and Jennifer Hupka. Row 3: Andrea Merino, Amy Morrison, Karrie Lynn Krambeck, Cailey Auxier, Jenni Gaddie, Cory Jo Lukins, Jennifer Lucas, Shawn Vehe, Becky Butler, Heather Hamlin, Stacy Dettro. Angela Schmidt, Angela Nolan, Theresa Renner and Suzanna Houston. Back Row: Stacy O ' SulHvan, Francie Roma no, Beth Weekly, Courtney Churchill, Christina Szlanda, Kelli McNett, Amy Mandarich, Angie Orr, Jill Newland, Niki Hensler, Michelle Krambeck, Marie Hulen, Amy Bhimenhein, Jessica Elgin, Jen Hallberg, Shari Olsen and Megan Greer. ALPHA PSl OMEGA. Front Row: Anne Eintg, Ericka Corrado, Tracey Vogel and Brian Noerrlinger. Back Row: Shad Ramsey, Sam Sheperd, Mark Yarns and Bob Holcombe. ALPHA TALI ALPHA. Front Row: Kim DonaMson, Allison Nelson. Justin Malter, Leasa Wilkerson and Teresa Foland. Row 2: Ginger Hass. Ryan Wood, Michael Tjelle, Malt Janssen, Daniel Lucas and Michael Kelly. Back Row: Dr. Marvin Hoskey, adviser; Troy Pyle, Jason McVay, Kevin Phillippe, Jamie Faga and Lanny Seebeck. AMERICAN M ARKET1N(; ASSOCIATION. Front Row: Brooke Boehner. George Jackson. Brian Hesse, JefT Wilson. Kirk Bamharl and Ned Wood. Row 2: Sande Stanley. Robbie Haines. Michelle Zimmerman, Kelly l-opez. Heather Ward, Amy Bumison and Dawn Hayes. Back Row: Dana Collins, Thomas Cole, John Kandris, Scott DcVore, Jennifer Baker, Marci Willrkh. Angela Cox. Jennie Hansen and Russ Northup, adviser. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY AND CONSUMER SERVICES. Front Row: Trina Liverman, Laura Moore, Deecy Widen and Jenny Maeder. Back Row: Niki Hensler. Stephanie Howard. KiUeen Connolley, Kimberly McKenzie, Amanda Wri t and Traci Bloom. Organizations •177 ' =!» JP " JJ »«»«»« AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Front Row: Alison Mizerski, SUce James, Melissa Hoxeng, Scolt Tefft and Miki Tokunaga. Row 2: Bahar Yildiz, Debra Smith, Ashley Atkins, JefTMcHenry, Eric Liebingand Nura Z. A. Back Row: Kevin G an, Nate Bogent, Heidi Schneider, Brian Meyers, Jeff Miller, Chris Kimbk and Rich Eisiminger. ART EDUCATION CLUB. Front Row: Lori Otto, Sheree Lynn, Dana Hetzler and Jami Miller. Back Row: Deni Rieschick. ASSOCIATION FOR COMPUTING MACHINERY. Front Row: Bee Heang Ong, Carol Spradling, Becky Feigheri. Chris Bolyard, John Bankson and Bahar Yildiz. Ro w 2: Eileen Allen. Baha Sayiner, Julie Peterson, Merry McDonald and Gary McDonald. Back Row: Huashan Chen, Chris Cline, Kazuki Murakami, Tim Collett, Dan Rausch and Jon Kump. BAPTIST STUDENT UNION. Front Row: Tricia Phillips, Derreck Booth, Heather Fuller, Dawn Gardner, An Aebersold, Brandon Crawford and Darren King. Row 2: Keri Meyer, April Williams, Lisa Allen, Jeremy Riede Sheila Baker, Susie Mires, Heather Wineinger, Rebeckah Pinick and Kindra Fox. Row 3: Brian Black, Michel Gaines, Amy Reed, Markee Warrick, Tim Brechbiel, Rebecca Hunsucker and Sharia Sievers. Back Row: Jo Norris, Stuart Reece, Brian Lautenschlager, Justin Fletcher and Cathy Manning. BEARCAT STEPPERS. Front Row: Maggie O ' Riley, Beth Gudenrath, Tracy A|jets, Jenny Tinsley and Kim Martinovich. Back Row: Paula Jack, Tammy Thompson, Keri Lucas, Niki Hensler, Jessica Fette and Shannon Taylor. BEARCAT SWEETHEARTS. Front Row: Courtney Cerbin, Billee Warren, Jenn Crocco, Hope Droegemuelk Lonita Rowland, Precious Payne and Jean Plagman. Row 2: Kari Kerchner, Lori Gano, Brenda Tucker, Joann Hal Robyn Kuster and Michelle Shumacher. Back Row: Amy O ' Brien, Amy Parks, EU. Curtis, Jennifer Gum, Ang Hennig, Amy Kroese and Heidi Geisler. BETA SIGMA PHI. Front Row: Gerry Bade, Debbie Fannon, l igh Heifers, Molly McMillan and Rebecca Bratz. BLUE KEY. Front Row: Kevin Spiehs, PJ. Amys, J. Pat McLaughlin, adviser; Kevin Kooi and Joe Thompson. 178 • Organizations CAMPUS ACTIVITY PROGRAMERS. Front Row: Krisly Dennehy, Colleen Cooke, Rebekah Pinick, Kevin Gogan, Johnathan Meyer. Kevin Harrington, Ashley Atkins and Christina Garza. Row 2: Brooke Cyphers, Nicole Rucckert. Anf;ela Moss, Amy Kthetton, JefT McHenry. Cammy Newton, Ross Bremner, Debra Smith and Sarah Derks. Back Row: Michael Morris, Matt Mayer, Luke Stokes, Seth Mackey and Keith Rydberg. CARDINAL KEY. Front Row: Johnathan Meyer, Mary Talbot. Alyssa Schnack. Angela Hopkins and Julie Belik. Row 2: Cathleen Welsh, Stacy Reineke, Brenda Cook, Carol Patton. David Zwank and Shalom Barber. Back Row: John Murray, Brandon Hamilton, Lavenia Dew and Dr. George Fero, adviser. CHI ALPHA. Front Row: ShanygneMortimore, Dawn Gardner and Tara Hieronymus. Back Row: Carrie Peterson, Jeremy Riedell and Audra Clipson. CHINESESTUDENT ASSOCIATION. Front Row: AnthuiChu.Mikki Lin, Sally leong, Sharon Cha.GrueeChery and Juno Chen. Row 2: Elvin Ng, Chan Pui Chung, Jacky Ching-Chari Koey. Hui Cham Ng, Yun Liang Zhang and Kam Hung lu. Back Row: Ng Al Wah, Tsui Wal Yin and Pairat Kangsadalkul. (HRLSTIAN CAMPUS HOUSE. Front Row: I anna Heller, Matthew Brunk, Sherry Harr, Barbara Meinecke. Kick Toth.Shari Blunt and Brian Whitaker. Row 2: Roger Charley. Natalie Schwartz, (.abe Bailey, Carrie Peterson, Kuth Ann Wolf and Dara Cox. Back Row: Sam Doolln, Chris Cline, Heath Halley, Wendy Fulier,S. Sheree McCray, Mike Spalding and Valerie Bowen. Computer Management Society. Front Row: Wendy PearMtn. Brenda Cook. Sara Deling. Brian Buhman, Thomas McGrail and William Codina. Row 2: Shari Trask, Trent Delmont, Sharon Cha. Joel Isemhagen, Chris Manchester and Andy Wiley. Back Row: Shannon Weber, Dallas Ivanko, Ryan Eccles, Keith Brant, Brad l.ager. Dr. Ron Moss, co-adviser and Chris Hailey. CRIMINAL JUSTICE. Fnmt Row: Rebekah Pinkk, Brent Bruhn, Burt Rkh, Nikkl Roberts and Danielle Freeman. DELTA CHI. Front Row: Scott GoMen, Rob Steenbk ck. Duane I wson, Rich Diaz, Matt Motsick, Doug Sellers and Jason Elam. Row 2: Allen Jones, Brady Yardley, Scott Grimm, Brad Cook, Matthew W heeler, Kevin Cook, Mark McWilliams, Derek Wilkerson and Dylan DePrenger. Row 3: Chris Greve. Matthew Miller. Bill Van Werden. Darin 0 Dell, Chris Bauer, Mike Hanchette, Trevor Schmidt, Harry Redman, Steve Zimmer and Mark McCormack. Back Row: Gene Gregory, John DiGlovanni. Mark Dillenschneider, Mike Peterson. Aaron Batte. Jeff Bettgcr, Justin Washburn, James Carr, Jason Frideres, Chris Manchester and Brian Faulkner. DELTA MU DELTA. Front Row: Marcy Morris, Gerry Bade, Kerri RattlifT, Tena Barratt and Sandra Cottle. Back Row: Kirk Townsend, Johnathan Meyer, Patrick Laster, Marc Van Gorp and Chris Johnson. DELTA SIGMA PHI. Front Row: Tymm Brinks, Edward M. Born HI., Steven Lovell, Sean Siebels, Michael Paul Stephenson, Alex Luers, Scott Cowden and Maleko McDonnell. Row 2: Chad Johnson, Tim Harmon, David Rosenbohm, Daniel Smith, Mario Matsukata, Marc Van Gorp, Mark Wegner, Brian Bosley and Chris Ward. Back Row: Matthew Swisher, Tyson Robinett, Jeremy Witzke, Aaron Jung, Kevin Moody, Chris Freeman, Guy Jenkins, Tim James and Eric Wangler. ' i v ' n 6 era O iir « JwP mi DELTA TAU ALPHA. Front Row: Matt Janssen, Molly Morris and Steve Root. Back Row: Kelly Reardon, Cathy Haas and Dawn Hfmver. DELTA ZETA NEW MEMBERS. Front Row: Mayela Aldrete, Jill Murdock, Jennifer Wells, Alyson Carrithers. Kelly Conwell, Wendy Hutchimon. Cherie Wilson, Lashara Vcmer and Jeni Cooke. Row 2: Mai aret Shelley, Lori Drew, Lisa Reiss, Erin Vestecka, Kirsten Sayles, Kit Morgan. Emily Ebers, Kari Bales, Hilary Parker and Beverly l ai er. Row 3: Jana Crain, Michelle McCampbell, Mindi Robinson, Carrie Ordway. Rachael Baldridge, Amy Blazek, Angle Lullmann. Traci Beck, Emily Stenger and Jennifer Bartlett. Back Row: Amber Marquiss, Amanda Endicott, Tondee Voortman, (dinger Langemeier, Christina Kettler, Angela Hartmann, Katie Harrison, Nicky Newell, Sarah Jaschen and Michaela WMIianu. DELTA ZETA. Front Row: Amy Hermreck. lanya Lope , lara Beaver. Marcy Dickman. Nickole Blankenship, Alyssa Schnack, Nikki Huddle, Tracey Booth. Laura Girard, Janine Kohler, Kerrie Kelly and Ix-slie Tiernan. Row 2: Jennifer Howard, Marissa Barbosa, Colleen Cummings, Tiffany Wood, Shannon Schmidt, Andie Foral, KalhU-en Kennedy, Lea Ann Vetter. Ann Sligar, Karrie Herrick, Shanna Yamnitz, Courtney Dowden and Christine Lydon. Row 3: Angle Otte, I eah Schnare, Shari McDougal, Kerrie Scott, Wendy Pearson, Carmen Hoag, Melissa Kritenbrink, Brenda Cook. Jennifer Brandt, Mandy Stroburg, Christy Lucas and Jayme Warren. Back Row: Kari Cecil, Laura Rasmussen, Amy Burns. Lisa Kay Sanders, Lynn Moloney, Lara Schulenberg, Jeni Hust. Angle Wright, Angela Pfetcher, Kane Deal, Melissa Overfield, Shelley Stangle, Angela Walker and Melissa Burri. FELLOWSHIP OF CHRIS HAN ATHLETES. Front Row: Natalie Schwartz, Teresa Ganger, Kristina Wilburn, Crlstelyn Wehrle and Peggy Zimmerman. Back Row: Paul Edwards, Nate Blackford, Brian Sutton, Justin Fletcher, James Hazen and Damon Alsup. 180 Organizations FELLOWSHIP OF THE TOWER (MMING SOCIETY. Front Row: Lisa Felton, Steve Ottmann, Lance Wilson, Mike Dymond, Eric Thiese and James Aldrich. Back Row: Anthony LoChiano, Bianca Eliason, Kent Bergman, I uiiel Doherty, Kevin Elmore, Chris Eblen and Derek Berdine. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT. Front Row: Holly Naber, Merrie Martin. Kori Sundberg. Cindy McCari, John Sellmeyer, Kirk Bamhart and Tom Riley. Row 2: Amy Albright, Gary Schwartz, Kyndra Peltz, Janelle Denney, Punno Haq and Carolyn Willis. Back Row: Oswaldo Mirano, Todd Wenzel, Josh Strobui A.L. Adair III, Shawn McCollom and Jennie Harkrider. FORENSICS TEAM. Front Row: Monica Howard, Marc Vasquez, Neil Neumeyer, Mary Moore and Natalie Roberts. Row 2: Doniele Schlomer. Shannon Davolt, John Kilby, Shawn Bechtol, Tish Tapia and Melanie Brown. Back Row: Sam Ferris, JefTPrzybylo, coach; John Nash, graduate assistant: Tom Hendricks, graduate assistant and Dr. John Rude, coach. GAMMA THETA UPSILON. Front Row: Angela Moss, Rebecca Hodges, Lucy Caputo, Denae Weiss. NorikoOhno and Kenji Taninokuchi. Row 2: Charles Dodds, Kevin Koon, Christopher Rkhards, Angela Bcudreau and Hitomi Nagasaki. Back Row: Michaela Butler, John Roe, John 0 Ncil and Cody Buhrmeister. UAYS AND LESBIANS TOGETHER AT NORTHWF T. Front Row: Sberri Muse, Kevin Elmore and Debra Smith. Back Row: Scott TefTl and Rkhard Trulson. GEO CLUB. Front Row: Diane Krueger, Angela Moss, Rebecca Hodges. Shelly King Angela Boudreau and Carolyn Willis. Row 2: Mike Essam, Mel Jaco. Corey Steenhoek. Adrian Goeltemoeller, Tarn Van Ryn, Terri Gilllspie and Paul Kemna. Back Row: Nathan Mcl ean. Myni Lay, John Paul Pope, Bill Welch and Travis Garton. Organizations • 181 HEARTLAND VIEW. Front Row: Sarah Elliott, Laura Widmer, adviser; Katie Harrison, Christy Spagna and Sara Meyers. Bacit Row: Karissa Boney, Tricia Ware, adivser; Jon Lewis, Dennis Esser and Jennifer Krai. HORTICULTURE CLUB. Front Row: Dr. Alex Ching, adviser; Dan KaUem, Lisa Grishow, Connie Tate and Nand Gudderra. Back Row: Joni Johnson, Jason Gibson, Karri Buckley, Sherry Harr and Guy Ebersole. f- 1 c — V c ' ■ ' ■ ' B LJli JfTP L 4j .a| y ' j ' U M ' ' ■ lojl »n m L 1 ' j | njJ [?i jSdk M k " Bl INTERFRATERNITY COUNCIL. Front Row: Christopher Ashy, Steve Lovell, Marc Van Gorp, Derrick Van Buren, Patrick Trahan, Patrick Halsted, Brian Marriott, Derek Owen and Rich Diaz. Row 2: Brian Caldwell, Russell ShieMs, Tim Kimrey, David Rosenbohm, Matt Kitzi, P J. Amys, Brian Weaver and Aaron Batte. Back Row: John Sidden, Chris Hendren, Evan Neal, Sean Siebels, James Reyth, Tom Vieregger, Adam Courier, Michael Loper, Ryan Hager and Kent Porterfield. INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION. Front Row: Vicki Egeland, Ann Rathje, Leigh Gerken. Stac; Reineke, Heather Green and Nancy Ontiveros. Row 2: Jean Bouas, Kaltie Foy, Tricia Fangmann, Sarah Butlet Dionne Cottle, Jennifer Warren and Pat Thompson. Back Row: Amy Schendel, Matt Noel, Deedra Oakley. Lisi Gasiorowski and Larry Walls. INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORGANIZATION. Front Row: I.easa Wilkerson, Marika Muto, Renee Bergene, Indira Edwards Karen Butler and Tomoko Hiraoka. Row 2: Michael Ruckdeshell, Nanda Gudderra, Tutko Basoglu, Christine Ethangatta, Tammara Scott, and Angela Meierotto. Back Row: Takayuki Mizuno, Miki Tokunaga, Sande Richards SUnley, adviser, Nura Z.A., Jefferson Karigambe, Yasutoshi Yokochi and Bahar Yildiz. KAPPA DELTA PI. Front Row: Nancy L. Ontiveros, Lisa Gasiorowski, Alisa Eason, Kevin Kooi, Mariy Furlong Theresa Whelton, Jennifer Warren and Corey Steenhoek. Row 2: Betty Bush, Kimberly I att, Jan Frazee, Melindi Boeckman, Jennifer Dougan, Stacy Reineke, Amy Schendel and Jennifer Howard. Back Row : Dallas Bredensteiner Kristin VanWinkle, Kelly Keifer, Dionne Cottle, Markee Warrick, Jody Oellien, Lori Knuth and Jayme Hart KDLX. Front Row : Mike Mason, Chris Gegg, Brian WhiUker, Joe Lichter, Jeff Hariin, Tammy Bacchi, Brandon Mlsener, Heath Hedstrom and Jennifer Stewart Row 2: Heather Hou.seworth, Kim Todd, Corbin Pierce, Penny Watson, Suzanne (iarretf, Zac Perdue. Jason Rhamy and Heather Wolf. Row 3: Kevin Fuller, Frank Rizzo, Sandy JohnsOTi. Aniia Nothstine, Brian Starkey, David WaMen, Mike Turner and Doniele Schlomer. Back Row: Mitch Baysinger, Tom Harris, Scott Wiedersteln, Clint Johnson, Tony Matteo and James Todd. KNWT CAMPUS TELEVISION. Front Row: WUHe Adams, Karen Brvwning, Brandon Misener, Jennifer Vyrostck and Kelley Yagel. Row 2: Jennifer Schlamp, Laura Budd, Sandy Johnson, Jenn Blair, Gordon Highland and Heather Houseworih. Back Row: Nate OLson, Alex Gazio, T. J. Jenkins, Chad Ferguson, Tony Matteo, Jamey Combs and Mark Deling. KOLAIAH. Front Row: David Morton, Rachel Sleevi, Erin Pavlkek, Shanygne Mortimore, Dawn Gardner, Carrie Peterson and Luversa Kweh. Row 2: Bayo Oludaja, adviser; Jeremy Riedell, Missy Ward, Jenifer McKnight, Audrea Clipson, Jennifer Kills and Mike Freeman. Back Row: Brian Whitaker, Christina Givler, Dara S. Cox, Tara Hieronymus. Patrick Watts, Rebecca Hunsucker and Venita Millhouser. LDSSA. Front Row: Rochelle GofT, Kristen Huber, Holly Stewart and Mkhael Fullmer. Back Row: Staccy Brewer, Joe DuFrain, Cory Back and Alex DuFrain. MILLIKAN HALL COUNCIL. Front Row: Mary Bohaboj, Christy Pallas Mary Kate Leonard, Susan Snyder. Amy WUIers and Rhonda Henggeler. Back Row: Joy Sotter, Niccrfe Rueckert, Mona KilUan, Tonya Branscum and Angela Moss. NATIONAL AGRI-MARKKTING ASSOCIATION. Front Row: Amy Undwehr, Mindy Povenmire, Teresa Foland, Jane Riggan and Jean Plagman. Back Row: Lurinda Turner, Carol Barton, Raye Lynn Allen. Nicole Lock, Kaela Black and Jennifer Kennedy. 1 r 1 j r J Md| » mf ' 1 E a L jhIi I i i i 1 L fl l 22 NATIONAL RESIDENCK HALL HONORARY. Front Row: Amy Wllllts, Shelly PHsler, Melissa Megerson and Curtis Heldstab. Back Row: Johnathan Meyer, Ross Bremner, Cheri Flippin and Ricliard Truison. NEWMAN CENTER. Front Row: Amy Delerding. Leslie Dicliherber. Fr. Xavier Nacke and Kristine Prem. Back Row: Melinda Boeckman, Kevin Harrington and Adrian Goettemoeller. mMkAMMM NORTH COMPLEX HALL COUNCIL. Front Row: Ben Misfeldt. Tammi Waddingham. Sarali Catron. Nate NORTHWE.STFLA(; CORP. Front Row: JillHeislerkanip..StacleDeClue.lx riHolcer.Slunnon(;raves.Amanda Boock, Julie Knauss, Ginny Thomas and Jennifer Combs. Row 2: Ted Quinlin. Kecia Humes, Heather Minlie. GrifTen and Kim Hoegh. Back Row: Jennifer Beekman, Kori Sundberg, Trace) Molitor, Jennifer Sobolka and Stephane Hebert Ted Carino, Anna Hughes, Rebekah Pinick and Sarah Garrison. Back Row: JelT Lukens, Kevin Audrey Miller. Heyle, Molly McMillan. Amy Ethetton, Amy Duggan, Matt Mayer and David Miller. Organizations • 183 NORTHWEST MISSOURIAN. Front Row: Laura Widmer, adviser; Stacey Meyer, Christy Spagna, Jennifer Stewart. Chera Prideaux, Fay Dahlquist, Jon Britton, Karen Gates and Terry Knight. Row 2: Amanda McManigai, Susan Porterfield, Scott Brock, Mark Person, Sheila Yoder, Amy Duggan, Susan Lorimor, Jennifer Daniels, Mike Johnson and Julie Sharp. Row 3: Andrea Friedman, Colleen Cooke, Chris Galitz, Chris Tucker, Colin McDonough, Jason Cisper, Wes Clark, Jamie Hatz, Lisa Klindt, Lonelle Rathje, Regina Bruntmeyer, Chris Triebsch and Jason Tarwater. Back Row: Jason Wentzel, April Bui e, Hawkeye Wilson, Nate Olsen, Heath Hedstrom, Keith Rydberg, Mac Tonnies, Dain Johnston, Gene Cassell, Matt Breen, Derek Barker, Tate Sinclair and Alex Gazio. 102 RIVER WILDLIFE CLUB. Front Row: Cyndi Wagner, Brian James, Man Daiber, Dyan Millsaps, Shane Low and Kelli Harpster. Back Row: Casey Eddy, Chris Slunk, Dr. David Easteria, adviser; Jason Green and Dot Dolweck. ORDER OF OMEGA. Front Row: Steve Lovell, Jennifer Blair, Angela Salisbury, Brenda Cook, Francie Miller and John Leonard. Back Row: Rick Hansen, Kevin Koon, Stacy O ' Sullivan, Tom Vieregger, Chris Johnson and Kent Porterfiekl. PANHELLENIC COUNCIL. Front Row: Shanna Yamnitz, Jennyfer DeLong, Lea Ann Vetterand Traci Beck. Rou 2: Nickole Blankenship, Kris Eastep, Jennifer Spencer and Courtney Haney. Back Row: Laurie MtUer, Jenni Caddie, Megan Horn and Jill Hanke. PERRIN HALL COUNCIL. Front Row: Sara Rogers, Rachel Hilty, Secely Kay Jones, Sarah Yarkasky, Heather Hughes, Ruby Dittmer and Nicky TePoel. Row 2: Stephanie Zeilstra, Antoinette Day, Sarah Litton, Jen Mihalj, Charlotte Heklt, Tena Wurdeman and Jennie Ensley. Back Row: Jeanna Powers, Michelle Schirm, Julie Zaloudek and Rebecca Lindenbusch. PHI ALPHA THETA. Front Row: Christina Person, Staci Wooten, Jane Poe and Rebecca Simpson. Back Row: Glenna Phillips, Rkk Frucht, Joe DuFraln, Robert Schneider and Janice Brandon-Falcone, adviser. PHI ETA SIGMA. Front Row: Amy David, Karen Hogel, Emilie Alien, Ray McCalla, Doug Swink. Brian Meyers and Emily Peterson. Row 2: Lisa Allen, Jennee Barnes Melissa Fletchall, Anne Northup, Anna Hughes, J. Ann Iversen, Cynthia Grosvenor and Jennifer Bamett Back Row: Heather Namanny, Menie Martin, Laura OJeskl, Andy Lancaster, Jennifer Huntsman, David Pavlich and Keith Rydben;. r» f -— »- ■% W-- ' J v! i 1 PHILLIPS HALL STAFF. Front Row: Tanya Brown, Gregory Cok and Darian Gaylon. Back Row: Steve Warren, Brian Kassar, Shane Pederson and Doug Martin. PHI MU. Front Row: Judy Stark, Jenny Endsley, Briana Miller, Christina Cunningham, Kerry Koenig, Kelly Johnston, Shannon O ' Rlley, Denae Weiss, Michaela Butler and Jana Abbott. Row 2: Jennifer McGinness, Cindy Munila. Jenifer Young. Tasha Miller, Suzy Schneckloth, Sara Kohn, Heidi Birkestrand, Arlette Leuthold, Kim Seek and Andrea Fraundorfer. Row 3: Jolene Trapp, JoNelJ Stone, Shannon Foster, Kristin Hrdiicka, Tiffanie Grove, Deanna Wright, Patty Adams, Jaymie Mackey, Mercedes Ramirez, Nancie Lippert, Stacy Dowling and Marcia Mobley. Back Row: Jolinda Spreitzer, Astra Palevics, Nicole Scott, Dana Fraundorfer, l.ynne Fishier, Jen Martin, Heidi Schneickel, Stephanie Derby, Laura Waterman, Cali Clutter and Jennifer Stiens. PHI MU NFW MEMBERS. Front Row: Brenda Mohling, Lisa Moore, Jennifer Thomas, Lori Evans, Annie Grab, Nikki Kolb and Alisha Wisniewski. Row 2: Kimberly Kendall, Jennifer Donnell, Nicole Voigts, Jennyfer DeLong, Tanya Failor, Chera Prideaux, Jeni Holtman, Denise Way, Jennifer Jewell and Jen Harrifeld. Back Row: Denise Rieschick, Janelle Scholten, I ri Theobald, Jill Templin, Shannessy Schultes, Heidi Ernst, Laura Kemp, Kristi Seek, Sarah Franks, Paula Jack and Rebecca Roesch. PHI MU ALPHA SINFONIA. Front Row: David Catherall, Mark Vasquez, Tim De Boom, Chris Droegemueller, Dain Johnston, Brad Stephens, Jason Elam, Kevin Maret, Jason Eggers and Jeff Stringer. Row 2: Jeremy Browning, Nathan O ' Donnell, Jason Kirk. Patrick Watts, Mark Meyer, William Haley, Mike Dreyfus, Bryan Smith, Austin Howell. Tye Parsons and Jeff Bradley. Back Row: Michael Wilks, Ryan Kenney, Jim Huffman. Jason Quigley, Danny Brod, Bryan Frey. Scott Wiederstein, Andrew Blowers, Scott Wagner, Brian Bliss, Joe King IIL Aaron Hufty, Cliff Hardy and Johnathan Meyer. PHI SIGMA TAU. Frvnl Row: Chris Donn, Melinda Smith, NaUlie Banks and Emrah Ahiskalioglu. Back Row: Richard Field, Kenton WUcox, Dr. James Eiswert, Ted Roedel and Mete Arig. PI OMEGA PI. Front Row: Dwight Sanders, Heidi Cue, Bah Lewis Danielle Mcintosh and Michelle Heppen Back Row: Nancy ZeUff, Doug Schlapia, Joni Hull, Lisa Craig and Tonya Brown . I PI BETA ALPHA. FronI Row: Dr. J. Patrick McLaughlin, adviser; Marc Van Corp, Michael Loper, Brough PIclirell and Mary Voegele. Row 2: Julie Saclielt, Donila Buck, Michelle Wilson, Amy Petersen and Brett l.ind. Back )tow: Hannah Quade, Karma O ' Riley, Brian Wiedmaier and Dawn Hayes. PRE-LAW SOCIETY. Front Row: Theresa Zuccarino, Angela Meierolto, Anne Baca and Brooke Boehner. Back Row: Dr. David McLaughlin, Rob Redman and Kelly Nuss. n SIGMA ALPHA. Front Row: Angela Mderatta, Rob Redman and Theresa Zuccarino Organizations • 185 V? W 1% PRE-MED CLUB. Fronl Row; Melissa Stmad, Sara Hake, Kevin Rliodes and Shaloni Barlier. Row 2: Leslie Balcazar, Doug Wilson, Rana Barber, Angela Livingston and Julie Knauss. Back Row: Joe Auxier, Yun Liang Zhang, Trystan Crook, Jackie Bangert, Jonica Frencli and Plielie Cooper. PSl CHL Front Row: Danielle Freeman, Anne Avakian, Brain Kassar, Elaine Headlee and Stacey Brewer. PSYCHOLOGY SOCIOLOGY CLUB. Front Row: Regina Duffy, Barbara Martin, Lorena Castro, Tina Benedetti and Heather Riley. Back Row: Melissa Whigham, Wayne Van Zomeren and Stephanie Duvall. PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENT SOCIETY OF AMERICA. Front Row: Doug Martin, Bobbie Barboza, Lynell Humphreys, Theresa Renner, Brad Stephens, Monica Howard and Carol Bader. Row 2: Amy Willits, Jennifi Knight, Nicole Hoge, Heather Fuller, Jessie Clark, Meianie Brown and Dr. Kathie Leeper. Back Row: Carri Paulson, Steve Brooks, Stacy Detiro, Cherlyn Wilhelm, Becky Butler, Mkhelle Mattson and Nkole Adams. RADIO TELEVISION NEWS DIRECTOR ASSOCIATION. Front Row: Scott Sierck. Tami Dodson, Chris Gegg, Keliey Yagel, Kirk Wayman, Lori Jennings and Heather Houseworth. Row 2: Jeff Harlin, Mike Bowling, Kathleen Kennedy, Monica Karrenbrock, Karen Gates, Lisa Thompson and Nicole McPherren. Row 3: Alex Gazio, Anna Nolhstine, Zac Perdue, Jennifer Schlamp, Angela Bonelia and Bryan Kaylen. Back Row: Willie Adams, Sandy Johnson, Matthew Breen, Kevin Fuller, Kory Schramm, Chris Stolle and Ken White, adviser. RAPE IS GOING TO HAVE TO STOP. Front Row: Roberta Boyd, Teri Cullen, Kayte Hale, Lance Fredricksoi and Amy Muenchrath. Back Row: Doug Martin, Timothy Dannar, Scott Allen, Tom Riley and Lori Petersen. 186 Organizations tELIGIOUS LIFE COUNCIL. Front Row: Monka Howard, Dawn Gardner and VIckl Snyder. Row 2: Julie Randolph, Carrie Petcr m and Cara Tubl eslng. Baclt Row; Marltee Warriclt and Shanygne Mortimore. RESIDENCE HALL ASSOCUTION. Front Row: KeUi Prim, Karen Raniere, Scott Evans, Catlileen Welsh, Curtis Heldstab, Brent Sneed and Julie Caldwell. Row 2: Dawn Stromley, Amy Duggan, Amy Ethetton, Marcus Whitworth, Richard Trulson, Bryan Kasch and Jennie Nelson. Bacit Row: Bryan Helwig, Jeff Lullens, Eric Schuster, Marit Hetzler, Dawn Hardymartin and Matt Baiter. OLLER HOCKEY CLUB. Front Row: Chad Brinton, Ray Dinldns, Josh Plueger, Mike Essam and Chris (ichards. Bacli Row: Kevfai Pitts, Matt Marcliniann, Stephane Helert, Roclty Purdy, Todd Kraaz and Scott Norien. SIGMA ALPHA. Front Row: Molly Morris, Kelly Reardon. Dawn Hoover, Jennifer Kennedy, Jane Riggan, Raye Lynn Allen, Teresa Poland, Amy I.andwehr, Mattie Springer and Waltedda Taylor. Row 2: Lurinda Turner, Caria Rapp, Carol Burton, Nicole Locii, Tammy Graham, Amy Roberts, Chestina Smith, Julie Owens and Jean Plagman. Bacit Row: Kari Freeman, Dana Keim, Samantha Keiley. Kerry VVensel, Kaela Black, S. Sheree McCray, Jane Joens, Danene Hildebrand and Casey Coon. ICMA ALPHA IOTA. Front Row: Corina Monarrez. Debbie Antes, Kristen Proctor, Michelte Neuerburg, ennifer Elliott, .Stacy Tripp and Beth Ann Homan. Row 2: Amy Guenthner, Stacy Wagers. KrisU Cendroski, lephanie Graves, Rebecca Ogdahl and Stacy Shipley. Back Row: Karin Potts, Carolyn Willis, Staci Maples, Stacy dm, Darcy Mickebon, Rachel Sleevi, Audrey Miller and Brenda Ashley. SIGMA GAMMA EPSILON. Front Row: Mike (jsam. Rebecca Hodges, Terri Gillbpie apd Christopher Reeves. Back Row: Matt WUson, Brandon Hamlltoa Dan OMehoelt, John Paul Pope and BUI Wekfa. Organizations ' 187 SIGMA KAPPA. Front Row: Krissy Sparks, Amy Jackson. Mandy Piper, Shannon Groves, Christine Binning, Cindy Richardson, Jenny Meiners, Wendy Slaughter. Alyssa Cnimly, Cara !,essley and Angie Harding. Row 2: Leslie Miller. Jennifer Van Cooten, Johna Jensen, Amy Stone, Kimberly Adams, Kayte Hale, Kristal Turner, Jennifer Turk, Susan l rimor, Joann Hall, Amy Guenthner, Michelle Beushausen, Lisa Thompson, Nicole McPherren, Carrie Stiver, Lisa Lewis, Elise Sportsman and Jen Kelly. Row 3: Heidi Price, Sara Dollins, Andrea Smith. Jennifer Miller. Jennifer Wookey, Jennifer Spencer. Tricia Fangmann, Karie Free, Monica Karrenbrock, Mkhelle Heck, Donna Maguire, Mindi Fowler, Annie Vandeginsle, Stacy Vandegiste, Tina Benedetti, Amber Klein, Meredith Burke and Lisa (.asiorowski. Row 4: Julie Wasscr, Rachel Haughenberry, Traci Bloom, Anne LaBeaume, Kelly Russell. Julie Donaldson, Stephanie Travis, Sandy Johnson, Rebecca Fricke, Stephanie DeRoin. Lynette Arcbdekin, Lori Bogatz, Laura Ojeski, Carey Cline, Kelly Keifer, Brooke Barron, Nicole Geiter and Dana Nielsen. Back Row: Emily Peterson, Katrina Rader, Theresa Molitor, Joanna Jungers, Megan Good. Tiffany Gorski, Kendra Royse. Traci Kitt, Tara Hamilton, Deifina Jimenez, Bethany Tison, Marcy Morris, Jenni Nicholson, Jennifer Thompson. Angela Barnes, Jennifer Tolin, Kerry Doetker, Jennifer l.ee, Emmy Chevalier and Trudi Van Noy. SIGMA PHI EPSILON. Front Row: Kraig Robinelte, Michael Spriggs, Brian Geary, Matt KHzi, PJ. Amys, Johi Murray, Matt Wilson and Jeremy Husen. Row 2: Chris Pelech, Chris Fenster, Scott McLain, Todd Jacobson, Mat Marquez, Ryan Blum, Chad Van Fosson, Todd Fuselier and Bryce Atkins. Row 3: Keven Krull, Ryan Kelly, RicI Downey, Corey Wasenius, Brian Starkey, Bill Nervig, Scott Diesing, Dan Fullerton, Jeremy Mueller and Johi Crowley. Back Row: Jason Woolf, Tom Vieregger, Darin Lee, Chris Wagener, Geon Steinkuehler, Greg Wesack Jeff Dennis, Jason Chatten and Scott Ingwerson. SIGMA PI SIGMA. Front Row: Kathy Keams, Amber Cremeens. Brad Lager, Susie Mires and Jennifer Strader. Back Row: Janice Falcone, Carrie SindeUr, Kelly Nuss and Dr. James Eiswert. SU.MA sU.MA SIGMA . Front Row: Michele Hackett, Kathy Rives, Nicole Riley, Brenda Limbach, Jayme Hart, Angie Hopkins, Andrea Bentzinger, Laura Stageman, Courtney Haney, Heather Lawless and Tiffany Hardman. Row 2: Kristy Truelove, Ann Barry, Tara Novak, Lydia Chapin, Jonica French, Linh Nguyen, Rebecca Szabo, Nancy Ottmann, Lynette Humphreys, Beth l wis, Allyson Kirkpatrick and Tracy Sibbemsen. Row 3: Sarah Hundley, Phebe Cooper, Lindsay Hagen, Jen Norman, Keri Lucas, Sandy Staker, Dana Norihcraft. Tracy Lyie, Dawn Dempsey, Becky Vacek, Sarah Young and Michelk MacMahon. Back Row: Krista Terr , Megan Horn, Vanessa Carter, Johna-Kaye Schuster. Anne Carlson, Kelly Kuehner, Julie Belik, Kristi Hawley, Laurie Dingwerth and Sarah Gagnon. SIGMA SIG.MA SIGMA NEW MEMBERS. Front Row: Yuko Murakami, Melanie Stoll. Eve Mechanic, Jennifer Rouse, Amy Allen. Ashley Heerman, Beth Gudenrath, Jennie Tinsley, MLssy Peel and Andrea Miller. Row 2: Marnae Stoll, Carol Zierke, Diana Cobum. Terah Shearer, Sarah Carr, Tricia Stalone, Staci l,ock, Rachelle Fisler. Jenny Backes. Kerry O ' Keefe and Angela Stueve. Row 3: Tiffany White, Tanya Reynolds, Andrea Greenwood, Becki Kindle, Slaria Sands. Stacy Tyler, Tracy Hansen, Amy Bell, Becky Mellon, Amy Gudenrath and Stacy Plummer. Back Row: Shawna Porier, Jamie Hatz, Tina Caniglia. Cami Opp. Julie Crancer. Amy Gallamore, Mandy Brotherton. Beth Bkriey, Jessica Fate and Mary Wright SIGMA SOCIETY. Front Row: Andrea (.ibsnii.MtlisMiSlrnad.tharron Harris, Kara Pearson. Coric Rasmussen, Jean Ditmars, Joann Hall, Lonnie Shreeves, Heidi Scblegelmilcb, Carrie Paulson, Jennifer Turk and Christina Stone. Row 2: Jennifer Krai. Katherine Mason. Melissa Clark, Aimee Wilke. Ann Ralhje, Lisa Schultes, Cynthia Fenn, Amy Kralik, Michelle Heppermann and Dawn Ford. Row 3: Julie Randolph, Deedra Oakley. Jennee Barnes, Amanda McManigal, Amy Bickford, Stacy Blum. Susan Snyder, Jackie Bangert, Ingrid Newman and Stephanie Fisher. Back Row: Melanie Brown, Kristal Turner. Amy Willits, Angelique Hager Jennifer Forih, Carie Blanchet, Renae Forsberg, Danielle Pillow. Jessica Whaley. Amy West, Pamela Davis, Lisa Allen and Jen Shults. 188 Organizations iWf lte ¥. IGMA TAD DELTA. Front Row: Elizabeth Cottingham, Pattie Reitz. Mkhelk Akins, Suzanne Garrett and SIGMA TAU GAMMA. Front Row: Darin Jensen, Ashley Atkins. Christopher Kakes, Michael Loper and Ryan ennea Baker. Back Row: Chanda Clary, adviser; Marcy Chamas, Mike Johnson and Lowell Messer. Hager. Row 2: Jason M::Vay, Scott Sierck, Jason Bush, Douglas Dailey, David Walden and George Jackson. Back Row: Paul Bocox, Scott Wieczorek, Brian Wiedmaier, Masatsugu Fujinaka and John YoesL t a« 6 OCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT. Front Row: Rob Ferguson, Dawn Cooky, Lisa Schultes SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS. Front Row: Jody Strauch. Sarah Elliott, Christy .Spagna and ml Shelly Pfbter. Back Row: Penelope Dejong, l ura SUgeman and Terri Wright Sara Meyers. Row 2: Karissa Boney, Hawkeye Wilson, Karen Gates and Katie Harrison. Back Row: Lisa Klindt, Derrick Barker. Gene Cassell, Dennis Esscr and Amy Duggan. )UTH COMPLEX HALL COUNCIL. Front Row: Zachary Smith. Rosanne Clark, Karen Raniere and Amy STAR TREK CLUB. Front Row: MkhaelDymond.RichardTnilson,PaulSchweedlerandJulieSharp.BackRow: .ake. Back Row: Sisan Cn.bb, Eric SchiBter, Emily Peteron and Eileen Allen. Sarah Vimmaas, Sean Newton, Bruce Summa, Douglas Broste and Phillip Capps. Organizations • 189 STUDENT AMBASSADORS. Front Row: Teresa Wiseman, Molly Groen. Elise Sportsman, Angela Salisbury, Jennifer Blair. Kristi Hawley and Aaron Hufly. Row 2: Corina Monarrez, Kerry Koenig, Jennifer Dougan. Joan Hayden. PJ. Amys Jeanette Kimes, Peggy Wanningerand Roger Pugh. Row 3: Bev Schenkel, Jessica Elgin. Karrie Lynn Krambeck, Shelly PTister, Jill Newland, Maggie 0 Riley, Robin Bybee, Thomas McGrail and Dennis Esser. Back Row: Jennifer Stirling, Kevin Spiehs, Shawn Krider, Johnathan Meyer, Doug Swink, Kip Mathews, Brad Lager, Brian Hesse, David Zwank and Jason Elam. STUDENT ATHLETIC TRAINERS. Front Row: Diane Fontaine, Shannon Derricks, Deanna Bennett, Debbi t whead. Andrea Lantz, Con Elifrits and Lyie Cbristensen. Back Row: Bryan Dorrel, Eric Davolt. Scott Norlei Irl Wilk, Bill Nervig, Mitch Grossoehme and Dave ColL m 1 m Bl h r Ml 1 ill i tj f — " j V 7yw W - " •■ mmkk 1 STUDENT MISSOURI STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION. Front Row: Ken Grove, Kimberly Adams, Emilie Allen, Renee Shull, Sarah Butler, Stacy Reineke, Theresa Whelton, Becky Bohrmann, Rosetta Harris, Marty Furlong and Beth Hedrick. Row 2: Michelle Drake, J J. Howard, Ann Rathje, Deedra Oakley, Patricia Davidshofer, Shelly Johnson, Sherri Johnson, Anna Hughes, Melanie Ward, Tammy Peters, Michelle Doane, Lisa Ough, Stephanie Fletcher, Karrie Weaver, Tracy Newcomb, Nancy Farlow, sponsor; and Lynette Tappemeyer, sponsor. Back Row: Joe DuFrain, Clark Green, Chris Holt, Erik Schreiber, Corey Daggett, Amy Kralik, Heather Greene, Nancy Ontiveros and Kattie Foy. STUDENT SENATE. Front Row: Mike Dymond, Kevin Spiehs, Lisa Stubbendick, Indira Edwards, Jessica Elgii Kevin Kooi, Laura Stageman and Dawn Gardner. Row 2: Kelly Nuss, Lynette Humphreys, Christina Stone, Coi Elifrits. Lorena Castro, Chad Spate. Emily Peterson and Gary Schwartz. Back Row: Tara Harmdierlis, Debr Smith, Scott Teffl, Niki Hensier, Donnie Stepp, Heidi Murry, Brian Starkey and Travis Dimmitt A jli STUDENT SUPPORT SERV ICES. Front Row : KrLstina Kim. Virginia Peters, Vimara Gutierrez, Tena BaratI and Jo Bever. Back Row: Jim Morris, Brand! Puckett, Rebecca Castecl, Tammy Peters, Becky Peters, Melissa Boehm and Joseph Koeberl. TAU PHI UPSILON. Front Row: Kristin Hill, Danelle Pedtrsen, Melissa Pratte, Jennifer Baker, Lisa Slull a» Charissa Browning. Row 2: Dana l.ewis, Billie Bowman, Vulerie Leamer, Karen Gunia, Mindy Blair and Dawi Milbum. Back Row: NaShaa Conaway, Sandra Runyan, Tami Dodson and Chrissi Davis. 190 • Organizations i yastf .- .i- » i 7«r :» ' " Al! KAPPA Kt ll-ON. Front Row: Zac Perdue, Matthew Norkn, Jamey Stone,Chris Johnson, Jeff Wilson. Chris tichards and Matthew Barry. Row 2: Seott Norten, Derek Owen. Jim Muman. Milie Essam, Brian Marriot, John ehaad and Dan Oldehoeft. Bacll Row: Todd Kraaz, Jason McCabe, Joe Brannen, Palricli Trahan, Jared Simmons, ames Davidson and Hawlteye Wilson. TAU KAPPA EPSILON NEW MEMBERS. Front Row: Chris Ash, Nkli Bamett,Johnathan Sloop and Marty Lyle. Back Row: Justin McCoy, Harvey Heise, Jeremy Scarbrough and Ryan Allen. row ER YEARBOOK. Front Row: Susan Porterfield, l.esley Thacker, Allison Todd, Sharon Johnson, Lisa Klindt, kncela Tackett, Ruby tMttmer, Chera Prideaux, Jennifer Stewart, Kelli Mahoney, Regina Bnintmeyer and Mike ohnsun. Row 2: Ijiura Widmer, adviser; Andrea Friedman, Colleen Cooke, Marcy Chamas, Julie Rigby, Dain ohnston. Amy Duggan, Keith Rydberg, Chris Calitz, Brady Bilyeu, Jamie Hatz, Laura Riedel and Chris Triebsch, lack Row; Jason Wentzel, April Burge, Hawkeye Wilson, Indira Fjlwards, Chris Tucker, Amanda McManigal, leath Hedstrom. .Matt Breen, Kory Schram, Galen Hanrahan and Tami Dodson. « sXsX TRI BETA. Front Row: Rana Barber, Lawrence Ireland, Shalom Barber, Leisa Harmon and Julie Knaass, Row 2: Terri Cullen, Karen Schaffer, Janette Hayden, Kari Freeman, Kevin Rhodes and Phebc Cooper. Back Row: Bruce Smith, John Murray, Stacy O ' Sullivan and Shanna Tucker. ■ " Sf XIRKISH CLUB. Front Row: Bahar YiMiz, Ebru Turer, Scrap Gulbay, Basak Ozkan, Malika Ouenza, Nilgun arut, Ebru Temel and Tutku Ba.soglu. Row 2: Yavuz Gocen, Haluk Kandas, Burcak Cakmak, Fatih Bulur, Joseph ufT, adviser; Tolga Senel, Cem Koker, ' ucc Aganoglu and Mustafa Ayrancioglu. Row 3: Ahmet Tokdemir, Tevflk vscver. Mete Arig. Fikret ls.sever, Ferhat Kosen, .Mehmet Mici and Aski Toraman. Back Row: Harts Sahin, Murat ' oganguzel, Okan Uysal, Erhan Yengulalp, Emre ZengUli, Adan Gulbay, H. Utkan Tan, Salah Gunay and Emrah hiskalioglu. UNIVERSITY PLAYERS. Front Row: Jenna Moeller, Erlcka Corrado. Cara GItto and Connie Juranek. Row 2: Steve Ottmann, Monte Hoskey. Kellie Keefer. Alison .Mizerski and Paige Vandenburg. Row 3: James Ruffin, Anne Einig, Sam Shepard, William Haley and Karen Murano. Back Row: Ben Smith, Shad Ramsey and Mark Yarns. WESLEY .STUDENT CENTER. Front Row: Carolyn Willis, Monica Howard, Travis Dimmitt. Dawn Gardner, Amy Gubser, NaUlle Schwartz and Beth Ann Human. Row 2: Keith Rydberg. Rebecca Herod. Michelle Ijince, Sara Rogers, Melanie Howard, Ja.son Eggers and Kristal Turner. Row 3: Marjean Potter Ehler Brenda Ashley, Kori Sundberg, Gina Gubser, Kristi McMurry and Julie Randolph. Back Row: Don Ehlers, Mike Ehlers, Katherine Neiemler, Angela Barnes, Melanie Brown and Soltia Erichsen. Organizations • 191 BASEBALL TEAM. From Row: Scon Blackman, Scoll McCush, Jay Davidson, Brcnl Goheen and Brian Willhar. Back Row: Sean Kid ton. Brad Skriver, Chris Newell. Scon Rice and Nathan Kcnl. MEN ' S BASKETBALL TEAM. Front Row: Kiley Roclfs. graduate assistant; Chris Johnson, assistant coach; Jar Hoherg. Tony Mauer. Chad Blackman. John Golden, Tom S landa. Ricky Jolley. Jason Harms, Scott Fidler, Eddie Jor Denek Smith. Steve Simon, Silas Williams and Steve Tappmeyer, head coach. sn AII Fin She .Stei Bw Nai WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL TEAM. Front Row: Owen Uudonl, Julia Oertcl, Angela Reeves, Mary Henry, Pam Cummings. Kathy Brcgcnzcr and Autumn Feakcr, Back Row: Bi ndi Jorgcnscn. Amy Krohn, Sandi Ickcs, Leigh Rasmussen, Jenny Kcnyon, Justean Bohnsack, Anne Coy and Jonnic McCown. Ik I sn Jofi CHEERLEADERS. From Row: Andrea Miller. Amie Hocrath. Karia Jewell. Jill Siansbury, Holly Maupin. Krisia Da Carrie Belcher and Holly Dorrcl. Row 2: Lance Fredrickson. Tcrah Shearer. Tracy Horsman, Jen Harr, Jaime Pierce, Tri Tinsley. Amy Burasco. Jennifer Prewiit. Bradshaw Cowan and John Yales. coach. Back Row: Marty Lyic. Jeremy No Todd ymball. Jason Folger. Jeremy Scarbrough. Chance Irvine. Chad Goebel Jeremy Radford and Chris Bauer, ft » ' MEN ' S CROSS COUNTRY TEAM. Front Row: Chris Blondin. Jack Harris. Danny Bingham. Chad Nondort and Andy Wiley. Back Row: Donald Ferrce. Stephen Marolli. Chris Fcnsier, Shannon Wheeler. Clint Johnson and John Mcintosh. ■ ' S ,M 42® 53 JO 9B«90 . ' ' WOMEN ' S CROSS COUNTRY TEAM. From Row; Kathy Kcarns, Fli abeth Hall, Dana Luke and Renala Kuslice, B Row; Jennifer Nodes. Meghan Cavalier, Carrie Sindelar, Jenniler Miller and Renee Stains. FOOTBALL TEAM. Front Row; C. VanFosson. C. Canney, D. Lane. L. Blakcy, J. Ferguson, C. Hoiska, H. Brown. In erello, I. Thudium, J. Melnick, M. Grooms, J. Zom and B. Walters, Row 2; C. Jones. O. Tcale, J. Wheeler, B. Suti W, Hanson, K. Singlctary, S. Christen. R. Blum, J. Knobhe. H. Whorlcy, D. Roberts and D. Hill. Row .1: K. AchlerolT Oliver, B. latum. J. Svoboda, M. Tjeerdsma, S. Bostwick, J. Gustalson, F.Johnson and M. Bergan. Row 4; C. Neddenri M. (irady, D. Combs, M. Murphy, T. Colenburg.C. Bcllin. J. l.aBatte. R. Penningrolh, S. Thompson.?. Manners. J. Adv and (i Stcinkuehlcr. Row . ): S. Gladwin, M. Greene, D. Dorris, C. eller, M. Gutkowski, C. Daniclsen. J. Mcllcncami Shaw.C Stumpenhaus, J. Ha enand A. Dorrel. Row6: J.Smith, F. KrenKr. B. I.anning, F. Danley,C. Stolle, B. Di)nnc (i. Rivera, M. Gaflney, R. Glas, K. Urson, T. Perkins and C. Youngquist. Row 7; T.Williams, B. Daniel. R. .Schcib Zeller, K. Thornton. M. Becker, G. Carson, T. Ferguson. I). Knop. K. Miller, J. Lindsay. Row 8: J. Filers, M. Oilberi Knise. M. Uhdc. J. Fuller. C. Bilslend, S. Wilson, K. White. S. Coppinger and C. Grcisen. • •-«• 192 • Organizations 1.L TEAM. Froni Row: LonCumpbell, Jill PalterNon. Theresa Quijano. Melissa Crcglow. tjsaFlynii.ind Kelly Row 2: Keni Johnson. Sandy Larson, Amber Cremeens. Kelly Matthews, Karen Hogel. Jacque Burkhan and itton. Back Row: Shannon Tanner, assistants Knsti Sweeney, Natalie Lesko. Melinda Madison. Karen OlYutt. thstine. Renee Hahn. [)eanna Wright and Lon Littleton, assistant coach. MKN S TENNIS TEAM. Front Row: Fduardo Purlillo, Ko Tanabc. Bill Bobo. Enc Kantor and Kdward Jarolin. Back Row: Oswaido Mirano, assistant coach; Mark Rosewell. coach; Brant Bermudez. Phil Tompkins. Mike Pesenti, Jeremy Gump. Syed Maswood. Joe Auxier and Jim Stoner, assistant coach. i ' S TENNIS TEAM. Front Row : Mark Rosewell. head coach; Lucy Capulo. Lia Ruiz, Maria Groumoutis. Rachel Jicca Marshall. Amy Koshollek. Andi Schneider. Kara Fritz. Julie Caputo and Jim Stoner, graduate assistant. MEN ' S TRACK TEAM. Front Row; Andy Hall. Steve .immer. kobcn Holcombe. Damon Alsup. Cody Buhrmeister. Anthony Rodgers. Mitch Dosland. Chris Blondin, Jack Harris. Craig Grove and Antonio Lovelace, Row 2: Marty Miller. athletic trainer; Joe Reardon. Fred Rink, Lee Erickson, student assistant; Amy Nance, graduate assistant; Richard Alsup. coach; Ron DeShon. coach; Kenny Peek, graduate assistant; Tony Wallace, assistant coach; Rodenck Bowers. Luc Vangrootel and Greg Jamison. Back Row: Ron Perkins, Clint Johnson, Brian Dean, Jeff Fogel. Dorian DeShon. Justin Sleath. Brian Wardlow, Jeff Lindsay. Sieve Lossman. Shannon Wheeler and Bobby Johnson. ' S TRACK TEAM. Front Row: Renata Eustice. Carrie Belcher. Amy Helms. Heather Potts, Jennifer Patengc. ;ht, Renee Slams and Tracy Robotham. Row 2: Lacey Morris. Dina Beaumont, Lee Erickson, student assistant; ;c. graduate assistant; Richard Alsup. coach; Ron DeShon. coach; Kenny Peek, graduate assistant; Steve Wallace, assistant coach; Marty Miller, trainer; and Brand Maltbia. Back Row : TashaGodreau, Martha Wilt, Tanya Drake. :nsen. Anne Northup. Jody Dociker. Kcrri Doetker, Nancy Huppcrt, Anne Carlson, Shelly Keith and Michelle VOLLEYBALL TEAM. Front Row: Sarah Pelster. head coach; Sarah Prchal. Jennifer Pitlrich. Annie Fraundorfer. Heather Potts, Suzi Fabian and Natalie West. Back Row: Julie Krofchcck, Mary Gardner, Angle Crouch, Jaime Rother?, Hayley Hunson. Diann Davis. Tami Lichlas. Sumnwr Bradell and Janet Rcusser. assistant coach. Organizations •193 Senate keeps students Informed By Hawkeye Wilson and Amanda McManigal Fighting Amendment 7, recognizing organizations and holding the freshmen elections on the computer were some of the issues that Student Senate handled. Student Senate, the governing body of all students and organizations, registered more than 700 students in their campaign against Amendment 7. According to President Jessica Elgin, more than 500 students voted in the November 8 election. To battle Amendment 7, which was proposed by Mel Hancock, Student Senate started a committee at the beginning of the semester. Chairman of the committee, Brian Marriott, thought that through a constant education process and hard work, the student body could defeat the amendment. " We understood that a lot of students needed to get educated and vote from the beginning, " Marriott said. " We set up different tables around campus and went to every campus organization and told them about the importance of voting. " Besides registering students to vote, members of the senate handed out fliers against Amendment 7 to parents and community members during Family Day and the Homecoming Parade. Lisa Stubbendick, chief of staff, found many parents were interested in Amendment 7. " We had parents ask questions about what they could do in their hometown, " Stubbendick said. " A lot of parents didn ' t even know about Amendment 7. " Helping students and improving the campus was the main purpose of senate. For the first time. Student Senate held the elections for freshmen on the vax computer system. A record number of 487 freshmen voted in the elections. Kelly Nuss, freshman class president, believed that having the elections on the computers made it more accessible for freshmen. " It was easier to vote for the freshmen because they probably wouldn ' t have known where to go if they weren ' t on the computers or much less vote. " Nuss said. An annual activity for senate was sponsoring a blood drive with the American Red Cross. Over 180 students donated blood. " It gave students a chance to give back to the University and the community, " Cori Elifrits, vice president of student affairs, said. A large part of senate was recognizing student organizations. Some of the organizations recognized included the Rollerhockey Club, Northwest Pagan Alliance, Sigma Alpha and the Turkish Club. Elifrits believed it was important to have diverse organizations on campus. " It gave students a chance to become more involved, " Elifrits said. " The more organizations we had, the greater chance we had of including everyone. " The executive board was faced with ethical issues when a Northwest Missou- rian columinist reported that they had used $200 out of senate funds to eat at Red Lobster for their traditional Executive Transitional Dinner. " The event served as the closing in a series of transitional workshops between the two executive boards, " Elgin said. " This leadership technique was modeled after successful businesses and organizations who partook in similar activities. " By fighting Amendment 7, holding elections, recognizing groups and dealing with controversy Student Senate kept students informed. ' The more organizations we had, the greater chance we had of including everyone, " Corf Elifrits said. Brian Marriott ex- plains how Student Sen- atecultiuated student inter- estintheelec- tion. To help defeat Hancock II, senate formed a spe- cial commit- teetoeducate students on issues. Photo by Jon Britton. 194 • Organizations Students gather around a blazing bonfire near College Park during Ash Bash. Senate started Ash Bash two years ago to increase student inuoluement in Homecoming. Photo by Chris Tucker. Jessica Elgin presides over a weekly meeting in University Club South. Oneofthedutiessenatecarriedout was recognizing new groups on campus such as the Turkish Club and Sigma Alpha. Photo by Chris Tucker. Student Senate • 195 Chad Ferguson designs a new logo for " Wired " on the computer. Students enrolled in the tele- vision practicum course were involved in the production of the show. Photoby Chris Tucker. T.J. Jenkins introduces a new segment for " Wired. " The show used students as on-air talent. Photo by Chris Tucker. II 196 Organizations f Students gain production Experience By Jeni Klamm Broadcasting students were wired for a talk show which focused on subjects that entertained Northwest students. Students were given the opportunity to expand their horizons with broadcasting experience by working on " Wired, " a Northwest video and talk show. T.J. Jenkins, program director and creator of " Wired, " was in charge of selecting the topics and the people involved. " I wanted to create a show that had music videos in between segments of newsworthy material for Northwest students, " Jenkins said. " I thought of the idea several years ago and we actually tried a show called The Cann Show, ' but it bombed. " Jenkins wanted the show to focus not only on life around the college campus, but also activities outside Maryville. " We had gone on road trips to places such as Mt. Rushmore, " Jenkins said. " We wanted students to know what was waiting for them, but we also wanted them to stay involved with the activities on campus. " Carrie McVicker enjoyed watching the show because of the videos a nd interviews. " It reminded me of a show like MTV, " McVicker said. " I did not get MTV in the dorm, so it was nice to have a replacement. " Students involved with the television practicum course produced the show. The students were divided into groups to create different episodes. Jenkins encouraged students to give him ideas for the topics of the show. " I liked the students to give me their ideas, " Jenkins said. " I liked to be selective because the class took a lot of time. " Jenkins admitted extra hours and dedication were a must for the production. " The practicum was not for everyone, " Jenkins said. " Students had to be serious about doing a good job. " Jennifer Schlamp worked on the show because she wanted to get more experi- ence with television production. " I had learned a lot in the class, " Schlamp said. " We all got an opportunity to voice our ideas and T.J. tried to make it click. We divided up into groups to shoot different events on campus for the benefit of the students. We put in a lot of hours, but it was worth it. Students recognized me from the show and that was a good feeling. " Schlamp had an opportunity to announce some of the music videos for the show and see the results of her work. " Being a video DJ was my favorite thing to do for the show, " Schlamp said. " It C plTTif r ]clc( r was exciting to be able to see the finished product after it had aired. " " Wired " entertained, informed and helped students while at college. Those involved with the show were given a chance to experience television production and see the aired results. Tim De Long zooms in on T.J. Jenkins during a " Wired " shoot. Jenkins cre- ated " Wired, " a Northwest video an d talk show. Photo by Chris Tucker. " did not get MTV in the dorm, so it was nice to have a replacement, " said. Wired • 797 Rollerhockey offers sporting Alternative ' Wejust wanted to go out and have fun playing hockey on the ice, ' ' Josh Plueger said. By Becky Mellon and Mike Johnson Fast and furious, the players slid across the ice and chased the puck towards the goal. With a love of pain and speed, the newly formed Northwest Rollerhockey Club was recognized by Student Senate. " We just wanted to get established and be recognized, " Ray Dinkins, president of the rollerhockey club, said. The club started a few years ago when a couple of guy s began to play rollerhockey on the blacktop near Phillips Hall. " As far as setting up an organization, it was not easy, " Dinkins said. " Starting from the ground up had been hell, but the fact that these guys wanted to compete really drove them. " Instead of playing on the blacktop near Phillips Hall, the group met at Skate Country every Sunday to hold their meetings and practice. When Colden Pond was available, the group played ice hockey. According to Mike Essam, vice president, the only downfall was each member had to pay $2 every time the group met at the skating rink. Colden Pond was an alternative location for the group, but weather and the solidity of the ice made skating conditions unpredictable. Despite these problems, the club fought to stay together and play the sport they enjoyed. " We just wanted to go out and have fun playing hockey on the ice, " Josh Plueger said. They did everything on their own and used their own money to do so. They ordered their own jerseys with the Northwest logo on them. The group also got a faculty sponsor in order to get recognized by Student Senate when Ken White, mass communication instructor, agreed to support the group. To earn their equipment, the club had fundrasiers. They held two clinics for area children to teach them the basics about rollerhockey. Members taught the children different techniques like how to pass and the proper way to handle a stick. " The children showed a great interest in the sport which looked good for the future, " Dinkins said. They had to split 50 percent of the profit from the clinics with the roller rink they were using. Despite their fundraising efforts, the rollerhockey club ' s primary focus was on competition. One highlight for the club was the hockey match held against Northeast Missouri State University. The only requirements to become a member were rollerblades, a stick, $3 dues and a " love of pain. " Activities they had planned were Kansas City Blades games and hockey get togethers. Because of the physical strain the sport put on one ' s body, Dinkins said a person had to be very athletic to join the rollerhockey club. " The games took a lot out of a person and anyone that wanted to play must have been ready to give 100 percent, " Dinkins said. 1 any played football, baseball and other more traditional sports. However, with sticks in their hands and rollerblades on their feet, the Rollerhockey Club brought an alternative sport to Northwest. Daue Danner straps on his rollerblades in prepara- tion for play. The in-line skaters donned gear such as mouthpeices and knee- pads to help protect them- selves against in- jury. Photo by Chris Tucker. 198 • Rollerhockey Steue Ptasnik tries to maneuver the ball past Dave Purdy and a stray hockey stick. Another player had thrown the stick in the path of the ball in an attempt to illegally help his team. Photo by Chris Tucker. Luke Robitaille looks for someone to pass the ball during the game at Skate Country. The Rollerhockey team sponsored two clinics for area children as fundraisers. Photo by Jason Clarke. Eric Cantor rejoices after scoring a goal as other members of the club get ready to face-off The Rollerhockey Club was recog- nized by Student Senate in the fall of ' 94. Photo by Chris Tucker. Rollerhockey • 799 Charles Christopher interprets Rune Stones in the Union Ballroom lounge. Christopher, like most members, did not subscribe to a specific branch of paganism. Photo by Laura Riedel. Julie Sharp, secretary of f orthwest Pagan Alliance, answers a question during the open forum with the Religious Life Council. The NPA was a group of people who believed in alternative religions. Photo by Jason Clarke. 200 • Organizations Discovering alternative religions through Paganism By Susan Porterfteld and Cynthia Hansen A wide variety of organizations were available for students to join on campus, but there was always room for more as new groups made their way through the detailed process for recognition. The Northwest Pagan Alliance, a group composed of alternative religions that believed in many gods and goddesses and a reverance of nature, was one of the new groups approved by Student Senate. " Paganism was very branched and there were many belief systems, " Lance Wilson, vice president of the group, said. " I didn ' t think the group as a whole subscribed to one particular branch of Paganism. They didn ' t e ven have to be Pagan as long as they wanted to discuss current religions. " The alliance was started by several people who shared alternative views on religion, and the Pagan Alliance brought people of alternative beliefs together. " We knew there were people out there with similiar beliefs, " Wilson said. " We wanted to discuss religious issues and advertise the group. " At the beginning of the semester. Charles Christopher, Lisa Felton ,Julie Sharp and Wilson began organization of the group, and it did not go as smoothly as they had first thought it would. " It was difficult at first, " Wilson said. " We couldn ' t post anything on campus or get things approved. After the Senate approved us, it became easier. " Some of the activities the NPA featured included reading tarot cards for donations, conducting a full moon ritual and managing an open forum between the alliance and the Religious Life Council. Some did not feel very optimistic about the meeting. " I didn ' t think the Religious Life Council had a very good opinion of the Pagan group, but I might have been biased, I really disliked the Christian religion very much, " Christopher said. Although some Pagans did not feel the session solved all the problems, the open forum with RLC proved to be a settling outcome to an unsettling situation. There were tensions between the Christianity affiliations and the NPA, and the forum was held to relieve some of that tension. Eight members of the NPA were there to to tell about themselves and to answer questions. Because there was no hostility at the meeting, the outcome seemed to calm everyone ' s nerves a bit. Those involved with the RLC believed that the forum had positive results. " There was concern about it from some of the groups, " Dawn Gardner said. " There was a lot of questions and comments, and I think it cleared up a lot of misconceptions for both sides. " The group survived the year of controversy and made a name for themselves as they continued to gain new members. Although their beginning was a little rocky, with opposition from some students on campus and finding enough members to be recognized, the Northwest Pagan Alliance kept their faith and managed to bring another group to campus. Lisa Felton reads tarot cards to Lance Wil- son. Both were initial members of the North- west Pagan Alliance which was approved by Student Sen- ate. Photo by Laura Riedel. ' Taganism was very branched and there were many belief systems, " Lance Wilson said. Organizations • 201 Social sorority focuses on Sew ice By Amy Duggan Putting others ahead of themselves was something Tau Phi Upsilon, a community service sorority, strived to do. They devoted their time to helping others, donated money to help prevent diseases and gave food to those less fortunate. Consisting of 21 members, the 4-year-old sorority required every member to be at least a second semester freshman, have a 2.5 grade point average and perform nine hours of individual community service per semester, in addition to sorority hours. The members of Tau Phi Upsilon saw themselves differently from other sororities because of their focus. " Our main purpose was to serve the community, " Jennifer Baker, social chair, said. The social sorority was founded in Maryville and had no national or regional chapters. " Northwest was the only place we were located, " Dawn Milburn said. " The sorority based itself on individualism. " Because of its small membership, Lisa Stull, community service chair, believed the group ' s recognition was important. " I would have liked to have been recognized as a close, small sorority, " Stull said. " We had a lot of things to contribute. I would have just liked people to have been aware we were here. " For Halloween, instead of trick or treating for candy, the group decided to take a different approach to the recognized day. They used this opportunity to inform Maryville residents of their philanthropy, lupus. Raising money on behalf of the inflammatory disease was a main goal of the group. " We trick or treated for money, " Milburn said. " We got a dollar at every house we went to and gave out information on lupus. " According to Stull, they also donated money to campaign against Muscular Dystrophy, gave nonperishable items to food pantries, held a fall informal, participated in Toys for Tots and anonymously helped needy families by giving money. " The work that was most rewarding was doing things for people in Maryville, " Stull said. " I liked to know where the money was going and who we were helping. " Baker agreed not only serving local residents was important, but also one ' s motive for helping others was essential. People helping people was what the group had been founded on. " I had always felt a strong need to serve the community in the best way that I could, " Baker said. While they spent many hours with their sorority, the members had no trouble taking time out of their schedules to help those in need. They not only gave their time to students at Northwest, but also provided aid to Maryville residents. ' The work that was most re- warding was doing things for people in Maryville ' Lisa Stull said. C h a ri ssa Browning and Jennifer Baker shop for toys. Members of Tau Phi Upsilon not onlyworked with Toys For Tots but also for Muscular Distrophy and lupus. Photo by Chris Tucker. 202 • Organizations Melissa Pratte shows off her gift exchange gift at Pagliai ' s Pizza. The sorority had no national or regional chapters. Photo by Chris Tucker. Caroline Sanders helps Jerry Wallace with his math at Edward ' s group home. The members performed nine hours of community service each semester. Photo Chris Tucker. Tau Phi Upsilon • 203 Rush procedures bring more Members By Karissa Boney Fraternities and sororities kicked off the year with Rush, bringing in new members and building their chapters. The fall of 1994, however, was a new beginning for Greeks at Northwest as Rush changes increased fraternity numbers and brought a new sorority to campus. Although the Interfratemity Council made dramatic changes in Rush procedures the previous year, the effects were more evident in ' 94. According to Tom Veiregger, IFC president. Rush went from a three week formal set up to an informal process that began the first day of school and ended Dec. 9. The same time frame was also available during the spring semester. An increase in Rushees was partially attributed to the new informal system. Numbers were up for fall fraternity Rush with 150 new members. This new system had become common on other campuses and a change for Northwest was pushed by national chapters. According to Veiregger, the old system was not effective and after a slow start in ' 93, chapters were starting to It UJ3.S S d to realize the benefits of the new system. " The new system gave flexibility to chapters and independents, " Veiregger said. " They weren ' t rushed through and they became more familiar with the Greek system. The chapters also got to know the Rushees a lot better. " By not sponsoring three large events, fraternities scaled down to smaller, less expensive functions throughout the semester. IFC continued to work on the improvement. They sent out a new Rush brochure that included alcohol policies, dates of Rush and other information. Panhellenic Council was working equally as hard toward improvement with sorority Rush. According to Panhellenic President Courtney Haney, the main adjustments in the fall were room changes. Instead of using four rooms in the J.W. Jones Student Union, two Rush parties were held in the Conference Center each day. The larger rooms were easier to use and much cooler for the large chapters. " The conference center had a lot more space and created a better atmosphere, " Kelly Johnston, Phi Mu Rush director, said. With over 250 girls going through Rush in the fall, Panhel kept busy preparing for the much-needed new sorority to join Northwest ' s Greek system. " We had high numbers in Rush and it was sad to have to turn people away because there was not enough room, " Haney said. " So Panhellenic decided this benefited everyone. " After formal presentations in September, Sigma Kappa was welcomed to campus to colonize a new chapter. Initial Rush procedures were held during the end of October and were different than the formal sorority Rush parties. Sigma Kappa alumni rushed young women through get-to-know-me games and one-on-one uiterviews which brought in 106 members. The following fall, Sigma Kappa would join the other four sororities in formal Rush process. Although rush policies had changed, the event was still a success as the Greek system welcomed new members. have to turn people away because there was not enough room, Courtney Haney said. Donna King, Sigma Kappa National Membersliip Vice Presi- dent, speaks to potential members. Because of a growing number of rushees, Panhellenic council de- cided to add another so- rority to cam- pus. Photo by Chris Tucker. 204 • Organizations Chris Cooper registers outside the J. W. Jones Student Union during an exhibi- tion for the different fraternities. Because of changes that made fraternity rush more informal, the number of fall rushes grew to 150. Photo by Chris Tucker. Delta Zeta members perform a skit for prospective members at a Rush party. The parties that theRushees attended helped them meet the active members of each sorority. Photo by Kerrie Kelly. Rush • 205 Linda Girard, played by Brian Belloff, is swept off her feet by an island native, played by Brian Bliss. The group spent 10 to ] 5 hours a week in preparation for the Variety Show. Photo by Chris Tucker Carol Channing, played by Chris Droegemueller, and Linda Richman, played by Cliff Hardy, perform a musical number. Phi Mu Alpha ' s " Fantasy Island " won best overall skit in the Variety Show. Photo by Chris Tucker 206 • Organizations Members of Phi Mu Alpha S i n fo n i a practice a song before their meeting. All of the members shared an enjoyment of music which brought them togeth er . Photo by Laura Riedel. Love of music promotes Harmony By Mike Johnson They could sing and dance, but most importantly, they all shared a common bond of love for melody and harmony. The men of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia gave students of Northwest something to listen to — music. Phi Mu Alpha ' s purpose was to encourage high standards in all areas of music and to promote brotherhood. " We wanted to share the brotherhood of music, a bond which every member of the organization shared, " Jason Elam, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia president, said. " We wanted to give everyone a chance to experience it because it meant so much to us. " The group participated in many of the music events on campus such as Homecoming, where they took first place among the independent skits for the second year in a row. The performance, which was a musical takeoff on " Fantasy Island, " also won best overall skit. The group ' s skits gained increasing popularity because of Brian Belloffs portrayal of Linda Girard. Because of their popularity at the Variety Show, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia concentrated on the music and presentation. " We would start rehearsals the second or third week of the fall semester doing choreography and memorizing lines, " Elam said. " We spent 10 to 15 hours a week until the time of the show. " The group also helped out with other activities including raffles and concerts. " We had a big Bowl-A-Thon and raffle, " Aaron Hufty said. " Events like this got us involved and the campus involved as well. At the recitals and concerts, we often gave receptions after the shows and did a lot of ushering for them as well. " Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia ' s big event was its " Man of Music " concert which featured music written by American composers. " ' Man of Music ' was a tradition for Phi Mu Alpha, " Hufty said. " It ' s been a great success in years past. " According to Hufty, the members were what he enjoyed about Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. " The best thing about being in the organization was the brotherhood and j- hi PirC thl f fellowship ofthe guys, " Hufty said. " We all had a common interest in music. Where others weren ' t as willing to talk about music, all of the guys in the group were excited about it. " David Perry, who had been a member of the group for two years, liked the fellowship of the many members. " I really enjoyed the camaraderie and the brotherhood the guys had, " Perry said. " There were a lot of us so it was cool. " Although it started out as a small organization, Elam attributed the group ' s success to its members. " We had a very caring and sensitive group of men, " Elam said. " When I QDll FJpim something good happened to one ofthe members, we were always there to say good - ' C4.vJ -- ' i L i—,LCLI I L job. If we were having a tough time, there was someone with a shoulder to lean on. " Camaraderie and a love for music kept Phi Mu Alpha ' s 26 year old singing tradition alive. " Wie wanted brotherhood of music " said. Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia • 207 Tireless dedication brings award-winning Tradition By Fay Dahlquist Endless hours of work, many sleepless nights, wishes to be snuggled in bed and the stress of that last minute paper due the next morning were just a part of what it was like to be a Tower yearbook editor. The hours of dedication were the keys to the book ' s success the past 10 years. Tower yearbook, a Northwest tradition for the past 74 years, had become one of the top college yearbooks in the country and had achieved numerous awards in design, photography, copy and theme. Excellence in these areas earned them 10 consecutive All American Awards from the Associated Collegiate Press and placed the publication in the top 3 percent in the nation. Tower yearbook had also received seven Pacemaker Awards from the Associ- ated Collegiate Press which placed them in the top 1 percent of all college yearbooks in the country. " Being the editor of Tower yearbook was an honor and it gave me and other student editors a sense of pride in what we did, " Karissa Boney, 1994 Tower editor in chief said. The 1 984 Tower yearbook, " Lookin ' Better Than Ever, " started a tradition of All American ratings that would continue through the 1993 book, " Easier Said than Done. " " The tradition of excellence was great for students who wanted to gain experi- ence while attending a smaller school, " Angela Tackett, 1 995 Tower editor in chief said. " It was something for every staff to strive for each year. " Because Tower received 10 consecutive All Americans, they were inducted into the ACP Hall of Fame. This was an achievement that only six other colleges had acquired. " It showed that we could compete with any school, regardless of size ... it was recognition deserved and it really shined a light on Northwest, " Cara (Moore) Dahlor, editor in chief of 1990 Tower, said. Laura Widmer, mass communication instructor and adviser of student publica- tions, was pleased with the book ' s performance. " It just went to show you what a group of talented and dedicated students could do, " Widmer said. rXd d CllCS. L Cl ° celebrate their achievement, approximately 35 former Tower editors came back to Northwest from places as far away as New York, Texas and Washington D.C. for a reunion. During the Homecoming weekend, they spent time reliving past f] I Wo ri " C r M deadlines and getting to know the current editors. jLLA, U, : L LO k C4.I L j former editors were recognized for their hall of fame achievement at half time of the Homecoming football game. Also, a roast, which was a student publication tradition, was held to honor the editorial boards of each staff. Since most editors spent their entire college career working on student publica- tions, they became close friends with their fellow co-workers. Tower with all their achievements gave students the opportunity to work on a pablication that provided them with knowledge they would need in their careers. ' ' It just goes to show you what a group of talented do, " Laur Widmer said. 208 • Organizations Tower editors are recognized for their achievements during half- time at the Homecoming football game. Tower was one of six yearbooks in the country to be inducted into the ACP Hall of Fame. Photo by Chris Tucker. Former Tower yearbook editors talk about their memories at the roast The roast, a student publication tradition, was held to bring the alumni together to celebrate the Tower t eing inducted into the ACP Hall of Fame, f oto by Jason Clarke. Don Carrick glues Laura Widmera hug as she awards him a plaque for being a past Tower editor Carrick was Photography Editor for the 1990 Tower Photo by Jason Clarke. Tower Hall of Fame • 209 ■•j!V ' ■ ' - yft-- =-..i - i . ■. ■;.%--. %► ,■■ " fc r.. , 4 V 1 Sports ■i The season started with high expecta- tions for our football team with the new head coach, Mel Tjeersdma. However, the Bearcats struggled for a win and ended with la 0-11 record. The football team faced its biggest loss when linebacker Geoff Steinkuehler died in a car accident near Tarkio. While the football team coped with his death, the women ' s tennis team became the second team in MIAA history to win three straight conference titles. Records continued to be broken as fresh- man runner Kathy Kearns finished fourth in regionals. H Even though ' 94 was a disappointing year for some, young players proved their merit. . .when we least expected it. dDQcI CHiD qed - Jim0f ammittmmm$umimm . »j.at ir I I j Mi ' ma i « Li ii» « I ■«mm» mwt ' - ■ V ., :.- m ' - 1 » ' »» JW»-i5 i--»» --- ' -»rt ' - " »lW»««(W4«« ' ' « »W.t« ' « »««« « " .-,-r- i- -■ from tnovjftg downfield and scorit The . ' Cats went winless for the first ii. 1979. Photo-by Jason Clarke. It Fitness wVheri ' hen the new fitness center opened its doors, students, faculty and members of the community were given a place to tone-up. As part of the remodeled Lamkin Gymnasium, the fitness center pro- vided equipment designed to satisfy a complete exercise program. " It was essentially a giant work- out area, " James Herauf, chairman The assessment was kept on recc in the computer. Afier six or se weeks, the individual was retestea see what kind of progress had be made and whether or not chan needed to be made in the prograi " We encouraged the assessmt because it helped us, " To Napierala, fitness center employ said. " It made us aware of a of the health, physical education. Chip Strong, a member of the Board of Regents, health risks. " takes advantage of the fitness center. The center recreation and dance department, " open to students, as well as faculty and jj g fitness center was open community members. Photo by Kelly Ferguson. said. " We had Nordic tracks and everyone. Students paid appro steppers as well as a variety of other machines. " mately $40, faculty paid about $60 and everyone else pi The department had been working on developing a physical around $90 a year to use the facilities, fitness assessment for several years to evaluate employees ' " Although it was open to anyone, 80 percent of those w health and to help students. They incorporated the assessment used the fitness center were students, " Herauf said. " 7 into the fitness center regimen. other 20 percent was made up of faculty and people who li " The fitness center was designed to be a complete workout in town. " place, " Herauf said. " We gave an initial assessment to show With a focus on health and exercise, the new fitness cen where an individual was physically and where strengths and provided one weapon for many in the fierce battle against i weaknesses were. " bulge. By Mike Johnso 212 • Sports Members of the fitness center work out during a Saturday morning. Indi- viduals were tested every few weeks to assess what their physical strengths and weaknesses were. Photo by Lesley Thacker. Kristy Sweeney lifts weights in the newly-renovated fitness center lo- cated in Lamkin Gym. Sweeney spent about one hour per day at the facility in preparation for softball season. Photo by Chris Tucker. Fitness Center • 213 Athletic Hazard Injuries were considered a major part of any athletic performance because they could make or break a season. As a result, athletes tried to be physically ready to do their best. Stability was crucial in minimizing injuries. Players felt their stability was the result of good practicing techniques. " Injuries were kept to a minimum because the players did not hit each other as hard during " I started all four years anc j wasn ' t about to sit out my sent year when I got hurt, " Quija said. " I injured my shoulder throwing too hard. It moved do to my elbow and then to my wri The doctor told me the only way would get better was if I stopp playing. " Her injury affected the team I cause she was an important part IT the starting lineup. Quijano conti Trainers examine Jeff Lindsay ' s knee during a game , , i ; i i i , against Pittsburg State University. Lindsay was ' ed to play, but she had proble, unable to play the rest of the season because of the practices, " kicker James Hazen injury. Photo by Chris Tucker. with her hand and shoulder. 1 said. " We didn ' t take them all the way to the ground because Although most athletes at Northwest only received Si that was where a lot of injuries occurred. " injuries, some suffered multiple ailments that left them outj Hazen had been tending to a sore shoulder since a weight several games, lifting injury earlier in the year. Derrek Smith believed that having many early-se " My strength went down because I wasn ' t able to lift weights injuries caused a problem for the basketball team, and I noticed that in my kicking, " Hazen said. " We were starting to get things together but it was Unfortunately, some players ignored injuries and ended up rough because a lot of people had been banged up in prat not only hurting the themselves but also the team. so we had not been able to get together as a team, " Smith sa Theresa Quijano, second basemanfor the softball team, hurt Injuries were inevitable, but most worked hard to overct her shoulder last fall and struggled with her injury. them and participate in the sports they played. By Jeni Kuvivir 4 214 Sports A, i-m i ' t Athletic trainer Dave Colt wraps Jason Harms ' ankle before a basketball game. Harms injured his ankle in a game against Faith Baptist Bible College. Photo by Indira Edwards. Cross country team member Jennifer Miller practices her pre-physical therapy training as she tends to Don Ferres foot after a race. Injuries posed a constant threat to any athletic team ' s strength. Photo by Chris Tucker. Athletes and Injuries • 215 TEAM COMES FROM BEHIND WITH HOMERUN Young and eager were words to describe the Softball team, according to head coach Gay la Steenbergen. After a 14-16 season in 1 993, the Bearcats added to their team a variety of underclassmen. The " Cats ended the season with a final record of 26-28 and the 54 games the team played set a school record. " We lost some seniors who had a lot of experience and who had played for a while in our program, " Steenbergen said. " Record wise, we were about the same even though we were relatively young. " Freshmen such as Karen Hogel, Sandy Larsen and sophomore Amber Cremeens contributed to this season ' s improvement. Hogel believed that teamwork was one of the primary reasons for team success. " We worked together well, " Hogel said. " There was also good competition on the team and that pushed me to go farther. " Sophomore Kristi Sweeney and senior Renee Hahn carried the pitching load. Sweeney led the pitching staff with a 2.03 ERA, while Hahn was second on the team with a 2.06 ERA. Sweeney was a force in shutting down opposing team ' s offensive firepower. " 1 was very confident with the defense that played behind me when I pitched, " Sweeney said. " We needed to blend our defense, pitching and hitting into more solid performances on the field. " The team showed an ability to come from behind in many games. Two such games where the ' Cats came back were against Central Missouri State University and Mis- souri Western University. In the game vs. CMSU the ' Cats came back from a 4-1 first-inning to top CMSU 5-4. Freshman outfielder Kelly Randies singled to lead off the fifth-inning and was sacrificed to second by third baseman Hogel. Freshman catcher Jacque Burkhart then rocketed a hit off the glove of CMSU pitcher Kara McQuinn to bring Randies in for the game winning run. " We were down at times and able to come back, " Steenbergen said. Highlights for the year included a strong second place finish in the Northwest Soft- ball Invitational in April. The young ' Cats showed inexperience was not detrimental to success. By Galen Hanrahan INEXPERIENCED TEAM MEMBERS SHOW STAMINA IN RECORD ' number ' OF GAMES MIAA Record 5-5 Overall Record 26-28 Washburn Emporia MO-Western CMSU SW Baptist Mo-Southern UM-Rolla Lincoln Pittsburg UM-St. Louis 7-3 2-4 5-3 5-4 3-2 0-8 0-4 8-2 1-8 0-5 •All of the team members hailed from the Mid- western region of the country. •Bearcat fresh- man Karen Hogel tied a school single-game record with four hits in four times at bat in 7-3 win against Wash- burn. •Bearcat Renee Hahn pitched all eight innings al- lowing four hits, two earned runs, no walks and four strikeouts in earn- ing her 4th win of the year at Pensecola and her 7th in the last two years. •Melinda Madi- son boasted the highest RBI of .395. 276 • Sports Northwest base runner Kelly Randies picks herself up after knocking the ball out of the opposing catcher ' s hand. The Bearcats had a 15-16 record and came away f r o m the MIAA tour- nament with a 1-1 record. Phot o by Jon Britton. Shortstop Natalie Lesko gets hit by a pitch during a game against Emporia. Lesko had a batting average of .290 with 14 RBI. Photo by Jon Britton. ' First baseman Melinda Madison runs after a fly ball. Madison had a fielding percentage of .98. Photo by Laura Riedel. Softball ' 217 MIAA Record 5-13 Overall Record 17-27 Emporia 21-11 Washburn 2-10 MO-Western 4-8 Washburn 5-12 Emporia 6-18 Northeast 3-6 Washburn 8-15 Emporia 7-4 CMSU 0-11 Northeast 7-1 MO-Western 10-7 Northeast 6-3 Washburn 2-6 CMSU 5-15 MO-Western 0-6 Northeast 0-10 Emporia 3-5 •Pitcher Ron Tay- lor pitched in only four games be- cause of injuries suffered out of season. •Due to a late game surge, the ' Cats had better luck in the latter innings than the early ones. •Eight players had over .300 RBI. •First baseman David Hobbs had a .991 fielding av- erage. •Four of North- west ' s top pitch- ers were fresh- men. The group was led by re- liever Mark Gutkowski who appeared in 20 games and posted a 6.84 earned run average. DESPITE EARLY INNING STRETCHES BEARCATS ♦ • ® • « «•« Despite solid batting averages, first inning troubles hindered the Northwest baseball team to a 17-27 overall record. The games against Emporia State Uni- versity demonstrated the ' Cats potential and problems. Emporia started one game with a home run and defeated the " Cats 1 8- 6. The 2nd inning brought nine runs for Emporia to help assure them of the win. The team made a comeback later in the season with a 11-21 victory over Emporia. A rally in the 7th inning of nine runs gave the " Cats the victory. The ' Cats also had swept Doane College with a 1 3-3 win. Unlike many of the games, where their rally came later in the game, the ' Cats gained seven runs in the 2nd inning to put the game out of reach. The first inning proved to be the biggest problem for the team. The ' Cats were outscored 51-19 in the first inning. On the average, most of their runs came later in the game. Without the first inning. Northwest would have had a 14-6 record. " Early in the game, we had problems, " David Hobbs said. " We weren ' t ready to play and had a little trouble concentrating. If we got off to a lead, we were able to relax a little bit. " The ' Cats went into the MIAA North Division conference with 12 wins and 14 losses. Playing 18 of their 44 seasonal games, the team faltered in the conference, with just five wins and 1 1 losses. Even though the conference sea.son was a losing one, there were some solid individual performances. Shortstop Brian Witthar had a .403 batting average during his 1 24 appearances at the plate. Bill Carter had a .362 batting average and a .57 1 stolen bases percentage. Catcher Brian Davis hit .336 for the ' Cats and had 25 RBI. Hobbs said that although the team had some tough times, everything worked out. " Overall, we did OK, " Hobbs said. " We had some let downs, but we played pretty well as a team. Everyone got along really well which helped. " Other individual highlights included Witthar being named to the AU-MIAA baseball first team and Davis earning a spot on the second team. The ' Cats had trouble getting over the first inning stretch, but with solid indi- vidual performances, they were able to get over the hump. By Mike Johnson INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCES AND BATTING AVERAGES HIGHLIGHT SEASON 218 Sports Catcher Chris Joyce raises his glove to prove the tag. The Bearcats had a tough season with 17 wins and 27 losses. Photo by Jon Britten. Scott McCush winds up to pitch against the Emporia State Hornets. The ' Cats lost the first game of the double- header, but were victorious in the second game with a score of 7-4. Photo by Chris Tucker. David Hobbs attacks Morningside ' s catcher during a double- header. The fight began when Bearcat Brian Witthar was booted from the game after he failed to slide during a play at home plate. Photo by Chris Tucker. Pitcher Chad Beal scrambles to beat the throw back to first. The Bearcats lost the double-header against Bellevue College with scores of 1-5 and 5-7. Photo by Laura Riedel. Baseball 219 Mens Mo. Southern no score CMSU 16th MSSC no score Nebraska In V. no score Northwest Classic 2nd Doane College 2nd Womens Mo. Southern no score CMSU 5th MSSC no score Nebraska In V. no score Northwest Classic 2nd •Tasha Godreau scored 30 of Northwest ' s 71 points at Central Missouri State University Clas- sic •Injuries kept many of the men ' s tracli team from attending meets. • The men ' s track team flnished 5th at the MIAA con- ference. •Nancy Huppert placed second in the discus and fourth in the shot put at a Doane College meet. CONFERENCE STANDINGS LEAVE TEAMS IN • I «•«•« MIDDLE OF THE PACK Bad weather and injuries contributed to a 5th place finish at the MIAA Outdoor Track Field Championships at Joplin, Mo., for the men ' s track team. The men ' s head coach Richard Alsup described the season as a year of injuries. " We spent a lot of time this year rehabili- tating injuries, " Alsup said. " We would certainly remember this season as the year of the rehabilitated. " Despite the injuries, there were high indi- vidual finishes at the conference meet. Mitch Dosland finished 2nd in the high jump and 3rd in the long jump at 22-3 3 4. In spite of all the ailments and setbacks during the season, Alsup was positive about his team ' s performances. " It was not an embarrassing year by any means, " Alsup said. " But there were cer- tainly some areas at different times that were tough to field people for within that event. " Shannon Wheeler said injuries were to blame for the lower finishes. " We had a lot of injuries, so by the end of the season our numbers were not that deep so we didn ' t do that well at conference, " Wheeler said. The ' Cats boasted only one MIAA Divi- sion II qualifier which was Justin Sleath. Coming into the new track season, the Bearcat women ' s track team had high hopes. They reached their goals and, in some cases, exceeded their expectations. Jody Doekter and Tanya Drake led the team in the Missouri Southern meet. Doekter set a new school record in the high jump of 5-8. Drake posted first in the 100-meter hurdles in 14.44 seconds which was her personal best of the season. Four other teammates brought home 2nd place finishes for the ' Cats. " The seven or eight women who were turning up to go to the conference meet did very nicely, " women ' s head coach Ron DeShon said. At the MIAA conference track meet, the ' Cats finished 4th as a team. Although no individual finished in first place, there were several 2nd place fin- ishes. Jody Doekter finished 2nd in the high jump with a jump of 5-5 3 4. Drake and Godreau tied for 2nd in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 14.77 seconds. Individual finishes highlighted a win- ning season for the women ' s track team. By Kenrick Sealy and Aaron Garrison SOLID INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCES HIGHLIGHT • ••• •••« §••••••«•• MEN AND WOMEN ' S TRACK SEASON 220 • Sports Pffp ap-Twp-v •. -IT Kerry Doetker strives to get height during her high jump. The women ' s track team placed fourth in the MIAA conference track meet. Photo by Jon Britton. Mark Roberts throws a shotput during the Northwest Classic. The men ' s track team took second overall at the meet. Photo by Jon Britton. Anthony Rodgers begins the 400-metcr race at the Northwest Classic. Missouri Valley won the meet nudging the ' Cats into second place. Photo by Chris Tucker. Heather Potts sprints out the last part of her 400-meter race. Potts ' best time in this event was 64.2 seconds. Photo by Jon Britton. Track • 221 ' CATS EXPERIENCE COMRADERIE AND S E R V E Winning 13 of their 23 games, the Northwest men ' s tennis team boasted a season of more highs than lows due to teamwork and experience. Although the team lost their first four games, they came back with a 5-4 win over University of Central Oklahoma and 9-0 sweeps over Drury College, Rockhurst College and Emporia State University. The ' Cats finished 4th out of eight teams at the Emporia State tournament. Earlier in the season, the ' Cats won their singles matches at Creighton, but lost all of the doubles matches and, as a result, the tournament. However, during the MIAA champion- ships tournament, the ' Cats posted a solid 4-2 record for a second place finish. Al- though Southwest Baptist University placed first with 83 points. Northwest posted 45 points and had some solid indi- vidual performances. Freshman Nick McFee was MIAA champion with a 20-6 record in his singles matches and Eduardo Portillo was runner- up with a 17-8 record. In doubles action at the championship, Portillo and Eduardo Jarolim finished sec- ond with a 12-12 record. Bill Bobo and Mike Pesenti finished third at the MIAA meet. Bobo and Pesenti finished the season with a record of 5-3. Practice and solid teamwork contrib- uted to the ' Cats winning season. " There was a lot of comraderie, " Eric Kantor said. " Everyone seemed to get along with everyone else. It was great get- ting to know everyone. " Bobo and Jeremy Gump were named to the All-MIAA Academic team, which re- wards excellence in academics and sports. This was Bobo ' s third year on the team. Experience also contributed to the ' Cats ' success. Only three of the 12 netters were freshmen. " We had a lot of depth on the team, " Kantor said. " We had a lot of veterans who knew exactly who they were up against and how to play to their strengths. " The ' Cats had three seniors, twojuniors and four sophomores, who had played ten- nis the year before. This made for much better chemistry and teamwork. Match for match, the team boasted suc- cess in both singles and doubles play. By Mike Johnson SECOND PLACE MIAA • • CONFERENCE fVni ' sh hVgh ' lIghts season MIAA Record 4-2 Overall Record 13-10 Emporia SW Baptist UM-St. Louis UM-Rolla Northeast Washburn 9-0 3-6 5-2 8-1 6-3 4-5 •Freshman Nick McFee had the best win record with a 20-6 record. •Northwest fin- ished second to Southwest Baptist University in MIAA conference action. •In doubles play, Eduardo Jarolim and Eduardo Portillo had a record of 12-12. Eric Kantor and Nick McFee had a record of 9-13, •Players came from countries such as England, Bangladesh, Canada and Guadalajara. •The team de- feated a North- west alumni squad 8-1 break- ing a two year los- ing streak. 222 • Sports Eduardo Portillo goes alter the ball during a singles match at St. Joseph. Portillo was 17-8 and was runner up to Nick McFee at the MIAA tournament. Photo by Jon Britton. iiiiiiilHiHiiiiiiiiii Jeremy Gump returns a volley during the MIAA championship tournament in St. Jo- seph, Mo. Gump was named to the All-MIAA Academic team, an award for academics and sports. Photo by Jon Britton. During a singles match, Eduardo Jarolim readies to return the ball. Jarolim was runner- up for MIAA conference championship with a 14-9 record. Photo by Chris Tucker. Men ' s Tennis • 223 CHEMISTRY AND TALENT LEAD TO BEARCAT • • The women ' s tennis team persevered, de- spite injuries, to finish with not only a winning season, but a record of 1 8-5. Northwest became only the 2nd team in MI A A women ' s tennis history to win three straight team titles. At the conference tour- nament, the Bearcats with 72 points, edged out Northeast Missouri State University, which had 64 points, for the title. Lincoln University accomplished the same feat from 1983 to 1985. Kara Fritz had an undefeated week in singles and doubles competition. She was the only Northwest women ' s player to en- joy such a week. " It was great, " Fritz said. " I was hitting the balls right and just seemed to be in a groove. We practiced a lot and that helped quite a bit. " The team continued on their winning record losing only to Division 1 teams. Northwest captured individual champi- onships from Julie Caputo at No. 2 singles, Andi Schneider at No. 4 singles and Maria Groumoutis at No. 5 singles. " We were happy with the outcome, " Schneider said. " We had problems with players being injured, but we still managed to play well against the competition. " Julie Caputo, who was the No. 1 player the year before, was out most of the season with a wrist injury. The duo of Schneider and Lia Ruiz claimed the No. 2 doubles championship, 6-2, 7-5, against Northeast opponents. This match clinched the championship for Northwest. " It was a close match, " Schneider said. " It came down to that game to decide which team would win the championship. " No. 1 singles player Lucy Caputo cap- tured 3rd place in the MIAA tournament and No. 3 singles player Ruiz was runner- up. Second place finishes also went to the No. 1 doubles team of the Caputo sisters as well as the No. 3 team of Fritz and Groumoutis. Schneider said despite the challenges, the ' Cats had terrific teamwork. " We all got along so well together and that made the season a lot of fun, " Schneider said. " We played a lot of Division I teams and we were all really competitive. We were always really confident and tried our best. Everything just seemed to work. " Armed with talent and teamwork, the ' Cats boasted a winning season. By Mike Johnson SINGLES AND DOUBLES .■; EXCELLENCE fi t««»«t« • ••••••• GIVE ' CATS NEAR PERFECT SEASON J 224 • Sports Julie Caputo sends the ball back to her Washburn opponent. Caputo developed a two-handed fore- hand to compensate for a wrist injury which had weakened her delivery. Photo by Chris Tucker. Lia Ruiz smacks the ball back to the University of Colorado opponent. Northwest won the match 9- 0. Photo by Chris Tucker. Andrea Schneider reaches for a return during a match against Washburn. Schneider won the match 6-0, 6-1. Photo by Jon Britton. MIAA Record 8-0 Overall Record 18-5 MO-Southern 9-0 Lincoln 8-1 Pittsburg 10-3 K-State 11-3 SW Baptist 9-0 UM-St. Louis 9-0 MO-Western 9-0 Emporia 9-0 Washburn 9-0 Northeast 8-1 •Major team contributor Julie Caputo was out most of the season due to an injury suf- fered during an early match. •Freshman Maria Groun- outis posted an outstanding 19- 3 winning record. •The tennis team had an at- most perfect season losing only to Division 1 teams. •The ' Cats outscored their 8MIAA oppo- nents 70-2. •Audi Schneider was named MIAA women ' s tennis player of the week. Schneider was 4-0 against MIAA compe- tition in singles and in doubles (with Liz Ruiz). Women ' s Tennis • 225 Behind the Scenes 1 T r , hen the Bearcat football team took the field on Sat- urday afternoons, they were not the only hard working team. Members of environ- mental services and The field was noi only place where hind the scenes pre ration occurred. M bers of the M-Club organizati composed of athl who had earned various other organi- Football fans are greeted by Anne Northup as she hands out programs before least one varsity le the game against Missouri Western. Northup was a member of the M-Club, zations were also a group which promoted athletic ewents. Photo by Chris Tucker. in any sport, worke working diligently to make the game a success. handing out programs and selling tickets at the entranc Although the Athletic Department took care of the fields in When watching the game during the afternoon, people in years past, grounds supervisor Randy Willis and his staff press boxes were served food and beverages by ARAMA became responsible for the upkeep of the field. while staying busy preparing statistics and information " The best part of it was on Friday afternoon to get up as the crowd. high as I could on the stands and look down at the field after " We served the press boxes and the alumni at the gi all the work was done on it, " Willis said. " We could say we mainly, " Frances Thraen, associate director of ARAMA, were just like the big leagues. " said. " Because it was early in the afternoon, football gai During the year of transition, Willis tried to keep things were when we were the busiest. " running smoothly. A staff of about four to six individuals The members of the environmental services and at painted, mowed and watered the field. It took about two days organizations played a big part in making sure the big gi for the field logos to be painted on the grass. was a success. By Galen Hanrah 226 • Sports Groundsmen Randy Willis and Rocky Kowitz lay lines before the game against Emporia State. Changes to the field from the last season included a Bearcat emblem on the 50-yard line and a Northwest logo in the endzones. Photo by Chris Tucker. Kiley Roelfs sells tickets to Pat Grenier before the kickoff began. Selling tickets was one of the behind the scenes activities that was essential to the game. Photo by Chris Tucker. eit . Game Day •227 Quarterback Greg Teale attempts to pass in the first home game of the season against Missouri Western. The ' Cats lost the game with a score of 0-20. Ph oto by Jason Clarke. Central Missouri State University ' s Chris Huddleston grabs Bearcat Michael Murphy during a kickoflF return. The ' Cats were defeated by the Mules 34-9. Photo by Chris Tucker. Bearcat running back Chad Hoiska is tackled by a Pittsburg State University opponent. Hoiska rushed 27 yards during the game. Photo by Chris Tucker. Quarterback Todd Ferguson attempts to throw before being sacked by a Missouri Western player. Inexperience and a new coaching staff were some of the major obstacles that the team struggled with. Photo by Jason Clarke. 228 • Sports MIAA Record 0-9 Overall Record 0-11 ' CATS TACKLE MAJOR CHANGES IN » • » t MO-West Northeast Emporia Washburn UM-Rolla Southwest Pittsburg CMSU MO Southern 0-20 10-37 26-41 14-48 15-20 14-21 7-49 9-34 34-9 •Senior kicker Ryan Scheib was awarded the Don Black Memorial Trophy as the most valuable football player of the Homecoming game. •Chad Hoiska had the most rushing yards in one game with 137 in the game against Southwest Baptist University. •Six ' Cats players were recognized with post season honors. Scheib, Dante Combs, Chris Bilslend, Brian Daniel, Wade Hanson and Ezra Whorley all re- ceived MIAA con- ference honorable mentions. •While their op- ponents ended up with more points overall, the ' Cats averaged 4 points in the third quar- ter while their op- ponents averaged 3.5 points. YEAR OF • • •••§ 3 Following a year ofturmoil, the Bearcats faced a difficult season. The team tackled many obstacles such as gaining a new coach and accumulating young players. As a result, the ' Cats compiled an overall record of 0- 1 1 during their year of transi- tion. The winless season was the ' Cats first since 1979. According to Tjeerdsma, a lack of atti- tude and commitment were just a couple of the things that marred the season. " The attitude of the players was that they didn ' t expect to win, " Mel Tjeerdsma said. ■ ' When you had that attitude you weren ' t going to win very often. " Coming into the season the ' Cats lacked experience as they had a starting lineup that was made up of five seniors. Inexperience was evident at the quarter- back, offensive line and runningback posi- tions. Sophomore quarterback Greg Teale played behind an inexperienced line most of the year. " He was in a tough situation all year long since he didn ' t have a solid offensive line protecting him, " Tjeerdsma said. " I felt that Greg really did come on strong at season ' s end. " Teale cited the new offensive game the coach brought in as the biggest change. " The biggest thing to adapt to was the change of offenses, " Teale said. " We had a young team and we probably didn ' t play too well at the beginning but we got better by the end. " Tjeerdsma said the offensive system and lack of true athletic ability were two other difficulties the team had. " We needed to improve our overall ath- letic ability since we didn ' t match up well with many teams, " Tjeerdsma said. Despite the season ' s lowpoints and losses, there were some positive aspects. The ' Cats played a strong Homecoming against Missouri-RoUa. The Miners narrowly etched a 20-15 win. The ' Cats also had a strong showing by young offensive players. Starters Tony Colenburg and Wade Hanson were two standouts. Colenburg led the ' Cats in with 39 1 yards on 1 1 4 attempts. Hanson hauled in 27 passes to lead the ' Cats in receptions. With a year of rebuilding and experience behind them, the ' Cats looked forward to the season ahead. By Galen Hanrahan DESPITE A DIFFICULT SEASON, FOOTBALL TEAM ' keeps VhEiV HOPES H| ' gH Football • 229 VOLLEYING TO A WINNING SEASON, BEARCATS • With only two upperclassmen to lead the way. Coach Sarah Pelster started the season with a young team. Ten freshmen and sophomores came through and proved that their talent made up for their lack of experience. " I knew they had a lot of talent and ability, but we just didn ' t know how quickly they would come together as a team, " Pelster said. " I guess I could say we had high hopes for unanswered questions. " Practice brought their skills together, but the will to succeed pushed them over the line. " Our goal was to finish fifth in our con- ference, " Jennifer Pittrich said. " We were determined to do our best — good, bad or indifferent. " The Bearcats picked up strength as the season progressed, and Pelster ' s concern about their inexperience began to fade. " As the .season went on, we improved more and more, " Heather Potts said. " What started out as ' potential ' turned into reality for us. " As conference play came to an end, the Bearcats posted a 26-9 record going into the MIAA Round Robin II tournament. However, it seemed as though they just could not get the upper hand, suffering three defeats from teams they had beaten earlier in the season. " We would have liked to finish higher in the conference, " Pittrich said. " But I think we had set a precedent for ourselves to build on. " The ' Cats finished the season 8-10 in the conference and 26- 1 2 overall. Not only was this their best season since 1 984, but it also ranked the Bearcats sixth in the MIAA. " It felt great to have a winning season, " Pittrich said. " We utilized our potential and set a good foundation for a very strong team in the future. " The Bearcats excelled individually in the season as well. All four hitters ' totals combined to equal 300 kills. Diann Davis led the team in attack attempts and overall blocks, while Pittrich led in career and overall assists. " Each player led the team throughout the season in one category or another, but it was a team effort to them, " Pelster said. " I was very pleased with this group. " The potential possessed by the young Bearcats came through, as they proved that teamwork could overcome an ything. By Kelly Kepler WITH ONLY TWO UPPERCLASSMEN, VOLLEYBALL tVam ' hits it big with talent MIAA Record 8-10 Overall Record 26-10 Emporia MO-West MO Southern Pittsburg Washburn Northeast Northeast Southwest Emporia CMSU UM-St. Louis Washburn Pittsburg UM-St. Louis MO-Southern Southwest CMSU MO-West 3-0 3-1 3-0 3-1 3-0 1-3 1-3 3-1 0-3 0-3 3-2 3-2 2-3 2-3 1-3 3-1 0-3 1-3 •Jennifer Pittrich was first on Northwest ' s all- time career assists list with 2, 594 and held the record for most assists in a match with 71. Pittrich also broke the assists record of 1,126. •Angle Crouch led the team in kills and tied with Suzy Fabian in conference digs. •Fabian, one of the newcomers who made an immediate impact, was forced to sit out the second half of the season due to a blood clot in her leg. ii ' -j ifct 230 • Sports Af— 1 ' Heather Potts stretches for the ball (luring a match against Missouri Western. Potts was named to the All-MIAA Academic team. Photo by Jon Britton. Tami Lichtas concentrates on her follow-through as she spikes the ball. Lichtas had nine kills against Washburn which helped the Bearcats win all three games: 15-7, 15-3, 15-10. Photo by Jon Britton. Volleyball • 231 TEAM HAS HIGH FINISHES FOR WOMEN • • • f Running on an endless road kept North- west cross country runners in shape as the youthful women ' s team had a season of high finishes. Even though there were six freshmen and three upperclassmen on the team, freshman Kathy Keams did not think there was much competition between team members. " There was not any competition between the freshmen and upperclassmen because we all wanted each other to do well, " Keams said. The Bearcats started out the season with a first place finish at William Jewell Invita- tional aided by Keams ' first, Renata Eustice ' s fourth and Jennifer Miller ' s fifth place finishes in the 5K. The ' Cats finished first at the University of Arkansas Invitational. The ' Cats placed third out of 21 teams at the NCAA Regionals which led to a 16th place finish nationally. " Wc all felt like we had a good season even though we did not make it to nation- als, " Keams said. " We went to the Ozarks to prepare for regionals and work as a team. We finished third out of 26 teams. We felt really good about our performances. " Following a year of promise, the men ' s DIFFICULT cross country team stumbled with a high number of injuries. The season started with a third place finish at William Jewell Invitationals. However, in the meets following, the ' Cats faced the injuries and sickness of many players. During the University of Missouri-Co- lumbia Sport Shake Challenge, the team placed sixth out of seven teams. Despite Shannon Wheeler being named MIAA player of the week, many players on the team had some problems working to- gether. " We did not perform well as a team, " Coach Richard Alsup said. " Shannon was running steady but we needed better perfor- mances from our other runners. " One bright spot was the Concordia Clas- sic where the team placed second overall and boasted four top ten finishers in the 8K race. Towards the end of the season, the team began to find its footing with a fifth place finish at the MIAA Championships. Despite a difficult season, the ' Cats had hopes for the coming season and promise for the future. By Jeni Klamm and Mike Johnson SEASON CHALLENGES MEN » • £•••••• EXPECTATIONS Men William Jewell Inv. 3rd UNLInv. 8th Concordia Classic 2nd AU Inv. 2nd MIAA 5th Women William Jewell Inv. 1st UNL Inv. 3rd Concordia Classic 2nd AU Inv. 1st MIAA 2nd NCAA-II Regionals 3rd •During the MIAA champion- ships, the women ' s cross country team placed second and Kathy Kearns placed second in the 5K. Both fin- ishes were school records. •The team gained high placing freshmen Kearns and Jennifer Miller. Miller placed third in the 5K at the Woody Greeno Invita- tional. •Shannon Wheeler turned in the highest place- ment for the men ' s cross coim- try team with a second place fin- ish in the 8K run at Concordia Classic. •Chris Blondin and Wheeler were named members of the 1994 MIAA All Academic Cross Country Teams. W. ' 232 Sports Renee Stains and Renata Eustice leg-it-out during the last part of a race. Stains earned two varsity letters throughout the season and Eustice earned one. Photo by Laura Riedel. Clint Johnson paces himself during the Emporia Cross Country meet. Johnson was named a member of the MIAA All Academic Cross Country team. Photo by Laura Riedel. Coach Richard Alsup confers with members of the women ' s cross country team after they finished a 5K race. The Bearcats, who were ranked 16th nationally in NCAA Division II, placed second at the MIAA Championship. Photo by Chris Tucker. Jack " Doc " Harris competes in the MIAA championship at Emporia State in Kansas. Harris was Northwests ' top finisher at the meet, completing the 8K course with a time of 27:55. Photo by Chris Tucker. Cross Country • 233 CiV SLTXtSLOG ■ ■ I he fans cheered for the home team as the players advanced onto the familar field. Nearly everyone preferred playing on their own turf; however, traveling many miles to play was all part of the season. Al- though the pressure to succeed on unfamiliar turf was enhanced, it was necessary in order to play. " It was terrible, " volleyb player Angela Crouch said. " 1 missed tons of classes. Budget wi a lot of the money went to being the road with gas and eating. ' ' ' ]i ended up being a real pain in i neck. " 5« Basketball players relax on the bus before taking to the court. The duration of away trips could range from 1-4 days. Photo by Chris Tucker. The teams also missed the fa Football player Kirk Larson p. The biggest problem was being on the bus hours at a time, ferred home games to away games because of the fan suppi According to Cleo Sherry, transportation supervisor, the at home. buses spent up to 15-16 hours at a time on the road during the " It was easier playing at home because we were somewh year and trips could range from 1 -4 days, depending on where familiar, " Larson said. " We were on our own turf with mi the game was being held. fans in the stands. The fans were great everywhere, but Some teams spent a lot of time on the road, and it sometimes home, it was especially good. " affected their academics. Basketball player Scott Fidler said Although being on the road led to a lack of supporters a the schedule interferred with his schoolwork. missed classes, baseball player Don Dolweck liked i " Missing classes was probably the worst thing, " Fidler change, said. " We usually missed Tuesday and Wednesday classes. It " It made it more fun, " Dolweck said. " We got to go was really easy to get behind. " different places and meet different people. Although we did During renovations to Lamkin Gym the year before, the have time to see things, it was just good being in a new plact volleyball team had to play their home games at Missouri Despite the disadvantages to being on the road, the char, Western which caused a loss of focus. of scenery was all part of the game. By Mike Johnsc 234 • Sports Feature ■ .„ • .vi Basketball forwards Jenny Kenyonand Justean Bohnsack rest while enroute to Washburn University. Teams of- ten missed the fans ' support during the away games. Photo by Chris Tucker. 8tMA ' ClUAeA ' §te4ood ' Basketball player Steve Simon reads a magazine while team- mate Jaime Hoberg studies microbiology on a Northwest bus. Many teams found spending a lot of time on the road made keeping up with classes difficult. Photo by Chris Tucker. Basketball players come out of Bonanza Restaurant after eating. While on the road, many of the players ate at different places. Photo by Chris Tucker. Cheerleading • 235 Opportunities w.. ith a desire to succeed, sec- ond string players practiced hard to obtain a starting position. Even though these players did not par- ticipate in the games all the time, they were important to the team. Coaches had to make sure sec- ond string players were prepared for the games. " We wanted them in the games to watch who was playing their Redshirt Silas Williams watches with intensity position, " Head Football Coach during a basketball game. Redshirts were allowed to practice but not allowed to play in order to ,. , „. , ., ,, , maintain their eligibility. Photo by Chris Tucker. Mel ijeerdsma said. They were very important to us and we made sure they knew that. " Tjeerdsma believed second string players should have been given a chance to prove their merit. " In practice, we gave them an opportunity to show what couldn ' t play in that first game, ' Colenburg said. Some players sat out for othei reasons. " It was either due to an injur) or ineligibility because of gradet or being a transfer student, " Steve Tappemeyer, basketball coach, said. " The player would some- times sit out for a semester ano then finish out the rest ofthefoui years playing ball. " Colenburg stressed second string players were vital to the team. " I never knew what could happen and I had to believe thai I could get in the game, " Colenburg said. Sometimes lack of experience and skill was the reason f 01 they had, " Tjeerdsma said. " They were usually the scout sitting on the sidelines. team that we would practice against. " Many of the second string players were freshmen. " I knew it wasn ' t going to be easy, so I was prepared noi to be frustrated, " football player Travis Williams said, " h Bearcat running back Tony Colenburg dealt with not start- was going to take a lot of work. ' ing in the first game, because of NCAA rules. Second string players were as necessary to the teams as " To a certain degree, I was very disappointed since I starters and did their part in making the team a success. By Galen Hanraha 236 • Sports Members of the volleyball team encourage the players on the court during a game. Although they did not start every game, second string players were an important part of the squad. Photo by Jon Britton. Chris Greisen watches the game from the sidelines. Greisen, a quarterback, was one of many young footballs players on the squad. Photo by Indira Edwards. Second String Players 237 Tw irler § lisabeth Crawford began her twirling career 20 years ago. Armed with a baton and agile fingers, she was a success on and off the field. Crawford, a main stay at Bearcat football games, had been the fea- tured twirler with the University for seven years. She performed along side with the marching band during half-time. Crawford ofien practiced for sev- eral hours a day for these shows and Elisabeth Crawford entertains Bearcat fans with her routine. Crawford ' s twirling took her to state. Crawford believed that her stro religious faith played a large part her success in twirling as well as life. She felt her spirituality contn uted to her talent. " God gave me the talent anc wanted to use it for him, " Crawfo said. Crawford not only found succe in twirling, but also in her educatu which was very important to her. She obtained her undergraduc or competitions, pegional and national competitions. Photo by Sarah degree in junior high education a, Elliott. Crawford choreographed the went on to study as a graduate st routines for the band performances herself. dent in educational administration. Besides performing for the crowd, she also competed at Crawford also taught twirling to local high school studer state, regional and national levels. She worked closely with and choreographed their flag corps. Being able to tea her coach to perfect her routines for competitions. helped her to empathize with her teachers. This helped Crawford gain experience and meet new " I really learned things from the teachers ' point of view people. Crawford said. " I realized what they had to go through wi " It gave me a chance to see things that a lot of people didn ' t students. " get to see, " Crawford said. " Plus, it really helped build Crawford took life ' s twirls as they came, providii confidence and friendships. " entertainment for the crowds. By Galan Hanraha 238 • Sports During half time at the Pittsburg State foot- ball game, feature t w i r I e r Elizabeth Crawford keeps specta- tors in awe. Crawford served as feature twirier for seven years. Photo by Chris Tucker. Majorette • 239 Champions hen the football and bas- ketball teams played, the cheerlead- ers encouraged them on to a hopeful victory. While the cheerleaders were at competition, they were cheering their way to being the best in the country. cheerleading team in the coun. was not the most important thi to the cheerleading team. " One thing that mattered i most to me was the closeness y felt to everybody on the tean Members of the cheerleading squad show their spirit at a home basketball game. In preparation for Holly Maupin said. " We spent national competition, the squad practiced at least once euery day. Photo by Indira Edwards. fi together in practice, " Teamwork and dedication were very important, " Jaime Pierce said. " We had all the same games and in competition, we were all like a family. " goal and worked very hard to achieve it. " This togetherness was especially important at the game Preparation for nationals began in November with seem- " It was like doing a job and performing in front of a crowc ingly endless hours of practice. Pierce said. " It wasn ' t exactly putting on a show; it wasji " To get ready, we practiced seven days a we ek and had our trying to get the crowd worked up in order for them to chi Christmas break reduced to a week, " senior co-captain on their team. " Bradshaw Cowan said. " During break, we were the last ones According to coach John Yates, the rigors ofcheerleadi to leave campus and the first ones to come back. " brought the team closer as the year went on. Following the preliminary rounds of competition, the " The cheerleaders were closer than any other sport coi Bearcats were confident about their performance. get, " Yates said. " They couldn ' tfind this closeness anywht As it turned out, the ' Cats finished in fourth place, the else because they saw their teammates all year round. " highest placing for an NCAA Division II team, catapulting With hands raised high, bodies in position and voices them into the same company as some of the elite cheerleading sync, the cheerleading squad not only cheered their teams and dance squads in the nation. to victory, but also cheered themselves to a fourth pic But being unofficially crowned the best NCAA Division II finish. By Matt Breen and Mike Johns( Sports • 240 The cheerleading squad entertains the crowd. The squad earned a fourth place finish in the National Cheerleading Association Cheerleading and Dance competition. Photo by Sarah Elliott. Brad Cowen supports a partner while cheering to the fans. The cheerleading team stressed camraderie and team- work. Photo by Chris Tucker. During a timeK ut, cheerleaders per- form in front of a Bearcat audience. The squad was coached by John Yates, a former member of four years. Photo by Sarah Elliot. Cheerleading • 241 HOME COURT ADVANTAGES BRING • • • •«• • « f • • i • • MIAA Record 7-9 Overall Record 13-14 Northeast 73-79 UMR 69-76 Pittsburg 82-56 SBU 73-70 UMSL 67-69 Washburn 70-79 Mo-Southem 86-101 Emporia 79-69 CMSU 75-72 Mo-Western 87-92 Lincoln 93-76 UMR 73-69 Pittsburg 84-89 SBU 64-87 UMSL 89-64 Washburn 60-80 om Szlai had his Northwest career scoring high of 26 points along with seven rebounds during the game against Missouri West- ern. •During the game against Lincoln, Ricky Jolley scored a career high of 30 points against Lincoln. •The Bearcats 12- 1 home record was the best since 1982-83 when the ' Cats went 13-1 and in the ' 83- ' 84 season when they were 12-0 in Bearcat Arena. WINNING The Northwest men ' s basketball team was virtually unstoppable when they played in the Bearcat Arena. However, losses on the road and injuries kept the Bearcats from having a perfect season. The Bearcats finished the season one game below .500. In the Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletic Association, the Bearcats were 7-9. Their overall record was 13-14. Men ' s basketball coach Steve Tappm- eyer said althoug h the Bearcats did well in the games played at Bearcat Arena, Northwest ' s performance at away games needed improvement. The team did not win any games on an opposition ' s home court. " It was very disappointing as far as the way we played on the road, not being able to get any wins, " Tappmeyer said. " We started the conference season with very high expectations. " Tappmeyer said one of the most devas- tating losses was in the MIAA conference opener against Northeast Missouri State at Kirksville, a game in which Northwest held the lead for most of the first half. " We led early in the game 1 8-6 and were really in control of the game, " Tappmeyer said. " Then our point guard, Steve Simon, went down with an ankle injury, and they beat us by four or five points. " Tappmeyer said the loss was difficult to deal with since Northeast was then in first place for much of the remainder of the season. Chris Johnson, assistant men ' s basket- ball coach, said the ups and downs of the season helped the team grow stronger. " We had some of our kids mature, " John- son said. " I think we grew a little through some of the tough times we had. " Johnson added, however, the goals the team set for itself at the beginning of the season were not met. " We wanted to have a better record than what we had, " Johnson said. " Unfortu- nately, we had some sicknesses and injuries that really hurt our practices. We had guys leave at the beginning of the year who would have helped us. " Johnson also said the players needed to maintain a better level of consistency throughout the season. " We ' ve had some players who showed up one night and played good and the next night, they didn ' t do as well, " Johnson said. — continued MEN ' S BASKETBALL TEAM FACE DISAPPOINT W l V H U N fVn I S H E D G O A L S Guard Steve Simon over- comes Lin- coln Uni- versity ' s de- fense. The ' Cats trailed by eight points early in the game but quickly turned the tables to win 82-56. Photo by Chris Tucker. ' ' »vS r 242 • Sports Center Rick Jolley vaults to the rim to score two points for Northwest. Jolley was selected as MIAA player of the week for February 13. Photo by Chris Tucker. Bearcat guard Derrek Smith goes for two points during the second half of a game against Avila College. The ' Cats 76-61 victory marked the 100th career win for Head Coach Steve Tappmeyer. Photo by Chris Tucker. Men ' s Basketball 243 Bearcat forward Tom Szlanda tries to get around Washburn University ' s defense during an away game. The ' Cats won all but one home game; however, they were not as successful when on the road. Photo by Chris Tucker. With arms raised, Northwest cheerleaders wait to see if Rick Jolley ' s free throw will be good. JoUey made a successful shot, and the ' Cats went on to beat Southwest Baptist University, 73-70. Photo by Chris Tucker. 244 • Sports RETURNING PLAYERS AND TRANSFER WW • • • Bearcat for- ward Eddie Jones guards his Univer- sity of Mis- souri-Rolla opponent. Jones netted 1 1 points during the game, boost- ing the ' Cats to a 73-69 win. Photo by Chris Tucker. STUDENTS GIVE THE ' CATS A WINNING EDGE " I think that was what cost us our road losses. " Rick Jolley was the leading scorer with an average of 15.4 points per game. In a game against the Blue Tigers of Lincoln University, Jolley scored 30 points and seven rebounds in the 93-76 win over the Blue Tigers. The next night out against Missouri- Rolla, Jolley followed his career high out- put with a 19-point, eight-rebound show- ing. With the combination of those two per- formances, Jolley was named MIAA player of the week for February 1 3. Jolley said one of his favorite games was when the Bearcats were able to upset the Central Missouri State University Mules in Bearcat Arena. Jolley scored 21 points and 1 1 rebounds. Early in the game. Northwest trailed the 1 2th-ranked team in NCAA Division II 1 6- 7 but the Bearcats were able to trim the Mules ' lead to six by the end of the first half. After pulling to a 68-60 lead in the sec- ond half, CMSU closed within two points. However, Northwest forced the Mules to turn over the ball on their last two posses- sions which enabled the Bearcats to finish the game with a three-point victory. Jolley added through the struggles of the season, the players still worked together as a team. " We worked very well together, " Jolley said. " Everybody was friendly with each other. " The Bearcats traveled to Stillwater, Okla., in December for a showdown with the Division I Oklahoma State Cowboys. Northwest kept the score tied in the early minutes of the game, but the Cowboys eventually pulled ahead 91-53 to win the game. Nonetheless, it was an demonstration of what the Bearcats were capable of doing. John Golden, Jolley, and Scott Fidler each scored 10 points for Northwest. Fidler also had seven rebounds and Jolley had six. Transfer students added to the success of the Bearcats. Although Chad Blackman did not have a lot of playing time this season, he was the high scorer in the 97-34 victory at home against Faith Baptist Bible College with 15 points. Blackman said one game that stuck in his mind was when Northwest lost to the Griffons of Missouri Western. In the game. Northwest fought an early Griffon lead of 47-3 1 to cut down the Grif- fon lead to nine points at halftime. Even though the Bearcats pulled within three points in the second half, they were never able to go ahead and take the lead. The final score was Missouri Western 92, Bearcats 87. Blackman added the psychological at- mosphere at the Missouri Western fieldhouse was one of the factors in the Bearcats ' performance. " It was an intimidating game since we were playing on their home court, " Black- man said. " Plus, they were our arch-rivals, so the loss was disappointing. " Ironically, it was another game with Mis- souri Western that ended the season with the Bearcats. This time the ' Cats did not fare so well. On February 27, the Bearcats suffered a 1 12-73 loss to the Griffons in St. Joseph. Although the season was not without its disappointments, the Bearcats had several high points such as being virtually unde- feated at home and making impressive showings against teams in bigger divisions. The Bearcats had their share of difficul- ties, however, they showed other schools that the Bearcats were far from being declawed. By Keith Rydberg HIGH SCORERS AND SOLID « »«««ti « « ttt«» •••t«i««« O F F E N S I y . E plaVs ' at h6me lead Yd Victory Men ' s Basketball • 245 MIAA Record 4-11 Overall Record 11-15 Northeast UMR Pittsburg SW Baptist UM-St Louis Washburn MO-Southem Emporia CMSU Mo. Western Lincoln UMR Pittsburg UMR UM-St Louis Washburn 97-69 65-83 74-69 63-83 78-89 57-78 66-102 65-77 64-63 71-93 65-50 65-66 58-85 65-66 92-67 63-92 •During the game against Kearney, freshman point guard Pam C u m m i n g s boosted her sea- son total to 134, the most ever by a Bearcat fresh- man. The previ- ous record M ' as 133 set by Pam ' s sister Sandy in 1987. •The Kearney game also marked Head Coach Wayne Winstead ' s 250th win since coming to Northwest in 1979. •Sandy Ickes scored in the double figures during the game against Missouri- Rolla. This was her ninth game in a row in which she performed ihis feat, the longest such streak by any player this season. BEARCATS TAKE THE SEASON AND PULL IT • ••tttttttttit 4i«ti««««ttt« Beginning the season with the goal of improving with each game, the women ' s basketball team strived for its objective. " It was a rebuilding year for us, " Head Coach Wayne Winstead said. " We were a young team with 10 freshmen and sopho- mores. We played really well against the veterans in the MIAA. " Ending the season with an 1 1-15 record, the ' Cats used their defensive and rebound- ing skills to begin with a four game win- ning streak. The impressive start, made their first loss hard to take. " It was really disappointing, " point guard Pam Cummings said. " It came down to the very end. We played really hard and got some bad breaks. " Bad breaks were something that the women learned to live with. " A lot of games we should have won, but things didn ' t go our way, " Amy Krohn said. In a home game against the University of Missouri-Rolla, the Miners charged onto the court after their teammate shot a free throw at the end of the game. The referees did not assess UMR with a technical foul and Northwest lost 65-66. The officials admitted they had made a mistake, but no recourse was available. The team relied on each other to regroup after the loss. Some players believed their biggest strength was camraderie. " Our biggest strength was how well we got along, " Julia Oertel said. " We had a below .500 record. A lot of teams would have fallen apart, but we didn ' t. " Pulling together, the team achieved some notable wins, such as a 64-63 victory over Central Missouri State. Krohn, the high scorer of the game, shot a free throw with 13 seconds left to break the tie. " It was the best game of my life, " Krohn said. Throughout the season, the ' Cats worked to improve their offensive skills, even in their last home game against the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Earlier in the year, the ' Cats lost to them 78-89. The ' Cats came back to achieve a 92-67 victory. " We did so many things well, " Jonnie McCown said. " That was the game we had the most fun playing. " Chalking up some solid wins and learning from their losses, the ' Cats im- proved one game at a time and looked forward one season at a time. By Susie Mires DESPITE BAD BREAKS TH E...T.EAM ATTAINS ' their OBJECTIVE ' fo ' wiN A Central Missouri State University player attemps to blodi Bearcat L e i g li Rasmussen ' s sliot. The team finislied witli an Il- ls record. Photo by Chris Tuclier. 246 • Sports With 13 seconds on the clock and the score 63-63, Julia Oertel, Jenny Kenyen and Jonnie McCown watch teammate Amy Krohn shoot a free throw during the contest against CMSU. Krohn ' s successiiil shot nudged the ' Cats into a winning score of 64-63. Photo by Chris Tucker. Trapped on the baseline between two CMSU opponents, guard Autimin Feaker looks for a pass. The Bearcats scored nine straight points in the final three minutes of the game pushing the team to a 64-63 victory over CMSU. Photo by Chris Tucker. Julia Oertd drives down the court during a game against Emporia Stale. The Bearcats led the Lady Hornets at halftime but were overpowered in die second half by a score of 77-65. Photo by Chris Tucker. Women ' s Basketball • 247 BIG BCJH ■ ■ L J rash! Stomp! Clap! If one went to a basketball game in Lamkin Gym that was what one heard. Those sounds were part of the new sound system that Northwest added to the newly remodeled gym. John Yates, coach of the cheerleading squad, enlisted the Johnson said the system ' s mc purpose was to help provide a m atmosphere. " It got the crowd into the gan and gave us the home cou advantage, " Johnson said. " 7 old system didn ' t aid in a collegiate type atmosphere that i Jeramil Kramer of the group " Distinguished Gentie- I I j-Tj ,r T . .r men " sings before the beginning of a basketball , „ help of KXCV Operations Manager _ The group also performed the national wanted to get. anthem frequently during games. Photo by Chris Mike Johnson to run the system dur- Tucker. One student believed the m ing games. By this, Johnson helped familiarize him with the system was excellent. console and the audio boards and also helped with the music " It made the whole game more classy, more professional used during the games by editing various songs together in the Terri Gillispie said. " The new system was of better quali studio. Music students also sang the national anthem before overall. " the games. Paul Kemna liked the system. He said the system made The old system did not produce the kind of excitement that seem like a big school atmosphere, was sought after with the new system. " Bigger schools had huge auditoriums, everyone went " No one could hear the old system, " Johnson said. " There the games, and they had huge sound systems, " Kemna soi wasn ' t any quality. It sounded like a tin-can. " " It just showed that even though we were a small school, i The new system had compact disc sound and higher quality could still party at the games like big schools did. " speakers, which equally distributed sound throughout all Though a small change, the new sound system gave gam parts of the gym. The old system had none of this. a little something extra. By DaIN JOHNSTC 248 • Sports John Yates controls the sound sys- tem during a women ' s basketball game against Southwest Baptist Uni- versity. The new sound system had compact disc quality sound. Photo by Chris Tucker. Sound System • 249 Shannon Lins goes up for a hot during an intramural basketball game. Intramurals gave students not on the varisty teams a chance to compete. Photo by Kory Schramm. Jennifer Currier swings the club outside Phillips Hall during the longest Drive Contest. Students competed for T-shirts while teams contend for the Supremacy Trophy, which was rewarded to teams with the highest number of points. Photo by Kelly Ferguson. As the opposing team volleys the ball, Far Side readies for the return. Volleyball and walleyball were two of the more popular intramural games. Photo by Heath Hedstrom. 250 • Sports ' ■ .1, TEAMS AND INDIVIDUALS COMPETE IN j INTRAMURAL The shrill squawk of the referee ' s whistle shattered the silent concentration etched in the athletes ' faces. They stepped into posi- tion awaiting the fierce competition that followed. To them, at that moment, it was business. It was as if this were more important than the very air they gasped. Then it began, and before it was over, one team had reached for the elusive brass ring and tugged with all their might to get what they deserved. The other went home exhausted, drenched with sweat and empty-handed. Intramural players experienced the thrilling rush of victory and the stone-cold agony of defeat. Victory and defeat brought a kaleidoscope of emotions for Northwest students when they participated in intra- mural athletics and activities. Intramurals were divided into four divisions for competition: fraternity, sorority, men and women. An individual or team ' s performance, which depended on overall placing in each activity, meant points toward the Supremacy Trophy awarded at the end of the year. The Supremacy Trophy was awarded to the group of students, in each division, who earned the highest number of points, overall. However, regardless of placement, individual or team champions from each division in each sport received a T-shirt for their performance. But, T-shirts meant little when the overall goal was the Supremacy Trophy. " To win (an individual activity) meant an awful lot, but I knew that it gave me an advantage to get a chance at the real trophy, " Adam Courier said. The intramural season was spiced with sports and activities for anyone ' s taste such as flag football, indoor and sand volleyball, tug-of-war, basketball, racquetball and swimming. Chad Dressen, who helped Tau Kappa Epsilon win the fraternity division of the swim meet, said competition was what kept him involved in intramurals. " I loved the competition the intramurals provided, " Dressen said. " I was not a great athlete, at least not good enough to have been on some of the varsity teams, but intramurals gave me the chance to play against good competition. " — continued DETERMINATION AND PRIDE BRING ••«•«••••• SATISFACTION I N V A R I 6 U S A C T I V l V r E S Intramurals • 251 Intramural Results STUDENTS EXPRESS CAMPUS PARTICIPATION • •••••••••ttttttttitttttffif IN TRADITIONAL SPORTS Flag Football Fraternity: Phi Sigma Kappa Men: Colt 45s Sorority: Alpha Sigma Alpha Walleyball Fraternity: Tau Kappa Epsilon Men: Far Side Sorority: Phi Mu Women: Losers Battle of the Beef Fraternity: Alpha Kappa Lamda and Delta Chi (tie) Sorority: Delta Zeta Women: Boogada Not only did intramurals give students a chance to compete in sports at a higher level, they also helped students with the same athletic goals match-up against each other. For Trey Pay ton, intramurals were a way to humiliate his peers in athletic competition. " I loved the competition, " Payton said. " I looked forward to making other people look bad. " In some cases, it was not a matter of out- playing your opponent, it was the chance to compete against many different types of players. " The thing I liked so much about intramurals was getting the chance to play different kinds of people, " Jeff Baker said. " It just wasn ' t the same to play the same person every day. If I played intramurals, I got the chance to go up against someone different each time. " According to Bob Lade, Intramural and Recreation Director, the intramural athletics and activities on campus began in the 1960s with traditional sports such as football, basketball and volleyball. Flag football was an especially popular activity which students participated in. Sixty-one teams were formed from the four divisions and participated in the flag foot- ball tournament, which culminated in four championship games at Rickenbrode Stadium. Courter, a member of flag football fraternity division champion Phi Sigma Kappa, said intramural competition was an integral part of campus activities that everyone took pride in. " Intramurals here were a really important part of (Phi Sig) involvement on campus, " Courter said. " We all took a lot of pride in winning the flag football championship. " One of the most anticipated activities was Battle of the Beef. Delta Chi and Alpha Kappa Lamda tied the tug-of-war for the fraternities and Delta Zeta won for the sororities. But traditional sports were not the only game in town. Newer sport hybrids like walleyball, which was played with a volleyball and volleyball net on a racquetball court, came into vogue over the last few years and provided a contrast to the more well-known sports. Several new activities were added to the list of intramural athletic events and activi- ties including table tennis, H-O-R-S-E bas- ketball shooting contests and a water carni- val. Along with traditional sports and the new hybrids, intramural activities like shooting a basketball and kicking a football were added in an effort to get back-to- basics. According to Lade, the changes had good effect on the intramurals. " This year we brought back a couple of activities that we hadn ' t had for several years like the field-goal kicking contest and the one-on-one basketball tournament, " Lade said. However, regardless of the activity, whoever participated in intramural athletics could not deny the feeling of comraderie they shared which was forged in the heat of battle. Matt Marquez, member of volleyball fraternity division champion Sigma Phi Epsilon, said standing side by side with his teammates in competition, defined closeness. " When we played, the closeness was something that formed a real bond between us, " Marquez said. " It really helped knowing the other guys were all behind me. " The intramural athletics gave students a chance to compete and have fun. They may not have won the game but they all walked away with that winning feeling. By Matthew Breen TEAMMATES AND TROPHIES SHOW t ANTICIPATION IN ATHLETICAL COMRADERIE 252 • Sports Tony Mauer dodges JefF Fogel while trying to gain yardage. Sixty-one teams participated in flag football. Photo by Lesley Thacker. Scott Grimm goes up for the block during a game of intramural basketball. Basketbal and volleyball two of the traditional activities stu- dents could participate in. Photo by Kory Schramm. Intramurah • 253 D u 8 t i n Acklin picks up team warm-up jackets after the Missouri Western Basketball game. Acklin, like others, t uas pakl for his managerial position. Photo by Laura Riedei. 254 • Sports h MP TT. he uniforms were washed nd the camera was set up as the wrts managers stood on the side- nes before the game. Although ley did not intercept passes or lake the winning points during the ame, managers provided behind- le- scenes assistance to both team embers and coaches. Basketball manager Ryan Ramey tmed to managing because of his were members of the football team. " I signed up for work study and over the summer, I received a letter f. " V3 from the coach, " Freese said. For the paid position, Freese had to film home games and practice, and help pass out the players laun- dry bags in the locker room. While football manager Michael Dymond was often busy helping the coaches and players, he also found hysical education major. It was During a basketball practice, Dustin Acklin helps advantages to managing football. the team run drills. Managers provided behind-the- , . - T i scenes assistance to both team members and „rr i - i -j amey ' s first season with the team p hamas. ' « " « ' " ' ' ' ' ■ id he believed the time spent with lines being a few yards away, " ' € team was essential to his future. Dymond said. " The worst was the risk of being hit while on " I wanted to help out with basketball, " Ramey said. " I also the sidelines. " anted to coach when I graduated, so it was good experience To Jermaine Ferguson, Bearcat comerback, Freese was an ' work with the team. " asset to the team. Ramey ' s job included getting uniforms for the players, " If we ever needed anything such as if our helmets needed larting shots, filming games, timing drills and sometimes to be fixed or we needed new pants, new cleets, he was quick orking in practice as a passer or defender. about getting those things, " Ferguson said. Troy Freese, physical education major, believed being a By providing behind-the-scenes assistance, managers onager allowed him to spend more time with friends who helped keep things running smoothly. By Amy Duggan Managers • 255 Smart " J ± any students knew their professors could lecture in the classroom, but some would be sur- prised to find out their professors were just as adept with a racquet as with a piece of chalk. Physics Professor Dr. James faculty and students. Many faculty members got volved in sports and exercise the health benefits. Dr. Gc Collins taught a structured, ph) cal fitness program which v open to all faculty members m Smeltzer played racquetball at Fred Lamer and Jeff Knapp cool down after playing interested. racquetball. Lamer and Knapp played in the morn- jrr T, . J ings for about an hour per game. Photo by Chris ... , , tournaments and jorjun. He gamed jjgijgp i- a » Although the regimen was i an interest in the sport from a teacher while attending college. ferentfor everyone, it concentrated on aerobic exercise c " When I was in grad school, my thesis adviser insisted we play racquetball, " Smeltzer said. " I continued to play throughout the years. " Speech Professor Dr. Bayo Oludaja played professional soccer in Nigeria before coming to the United States to teach. Oludaja said he never thought of making a career in sports, but did it instead for pleasure. " I enjoyed it, " Oludaja said. " It wasn ' t until recently that I started looking at the health and physical benefits. It made the enjoyment more enjoyable. " Playing sports also allowed Oludaja to socialize with the walking. Not only was it a way for faculty to socialize, i it was beneficial to the University in keeping insurai premiums down for its employees. Lois Heldenbrand, director of Student Support Servic attended the program regularly and believed the progr was beneficial. " Being in good physical shape impacted how well I die my job, or really, how I did in life, " Heldenbrand said. Whether it was kicking a soccer ball, smacking a racqu ball or walking around a track, many faculty members w making fitness a class-one priority. By Mike Johns 256 • Sports ■V M V V Faculty members Fred Lamer and Jeff Knapp play a match of racquet- ball at the Student Recreation Center. Many faculty members were involved in sports for health benefits. Photo by Chris Tucker. Faculty Sports • 257 •■■■! : -4 • 7»» m lii irie i(» avMiu ' o(tol Wo ' ' Mi iioto by Jason Clarke. ., fiss ' " . t " l i People I When not studying or in class, students spent their spare time in different ways. Some sought the thrills of bungee jump- ing, while others preferred to look for bar- gains in shopping malls. ,.:•. Unusual pets took up some students ' time and shows like " Melrose Place " and " Beverly Hills 90210 " proved to be fun for others. Homesickness was a problem as students found themselves away from the comforts of home for the first time. Still others had to face the language barrier while attending college in America. To escape these pressures, some played pranks or enjoyed the simple pleasures of Golden Pond. Whatever the ways, people did things -j ; differently... we never knew what to expect. A- Emruh Ahiskalioglu. MBA Mclc Arig, MBA Joey Du Frain, MS ED Shcri Viner. MBA New norm for Seniors five year plan College years extend as students meet increasing demands. By Julie Sharp and Susan Porterfield Francie Miller fills out her senior statement. Like others, Miller was involved in too many activities to graduate in four years. Photo by Jason Clarke. Sara Abildtrup, Finance Marcy Acosta, Elem. Ed. Aubury Adair. Mgmt. Nicole Adams, Public Relations Michelle Akins, English Barbara Alber, Education Bonnie Allen, Accounting Raye Allen, Ag. Business Dorecn Anthofer, Child Fam. Studies Jason Armstrong, Geography Chris Arnold, Mgmt. Brcnda Ashley, Music Ed. Annette Avakian, P.sychology Tamara Bacchi, Broadcasting Carol Bader, Public Relations Dennea Baker, English 1 y ue to increased requirements, dem; from the job market and traveling abroad, a breed of college students were born - fifth; seniors. With these complications, it became diff for students to live up to the " four year plan " : were expected to achieve. According to n students, the reality of college life was thai five year plan was becoming a new norm. Chad Urban, an animal science major, tended his college career because he transfe to Northwest, " I transferred from a community colleg here, and all of my credits transferred, but 1 advised to take some of the classes over, " Ui said. " I was told that it was advantageous for but it kind of set me back a few hours. " Transferring schools was not a problem some students, but different activities w Francie Miller kept busy with several activ and tried to balance them with her classes. " It was hard for someone to make it thrc school in four years without summer schoc Miller said. For marketing major Jillian Nesland, her year status was gained by spending a semest London, " Because I went to school in London f semester, it put me a semester behind, " Nes said. " Normally it took only four years for r keting because it was a comprehensive m with no minor. " Seniors traded in the four year plan for a year plan that helped them reach their col goals without hurrying. Fifth year .seniors pared themselves for whatever the future hi 260 • Graduates f ,MM. !kL A Jell Baker. Math Ed. Tonya Baker, Personnel Mgmt, Kari Bales, Child Fam, Studies Natalie Banks, Psychology John Bankson, Conip. Science Shalom Barber, Pre-Med. Kirk Bamharl, Art French Monica Barrington, Accounting Adam Bean, Accounting Jcxlie Beardsley, Geography Janice Belcher, Art Julie Belik. Elem. Ed. Amy Bertoldie, History Kimberly Billingsley, Psych. Sociology Lisa Bird. Finance Jennifer Blair. Broadcasting Rebecca Bohrmann. Elem. Ed. Brandt Boland, Mgmt. Bill Bolinger, Ag. Business Chris Bolyard, Comp. Science Karissa Boncy. Journalism Tracey Booth. Elem. Ed. L. Dis. Ed. Stacy Bom, Elem. Ed. L. Dis. Ed. Kent Boss. Ag. Business Angela Boudreau, Geography Jennifer Brick. Geography Kara Bright. Broadcasting Tim Brinks. Broadcasting Jon Britton. Journalism Melanie Brown. Public Relations Tracy Bryan. Geography Michelle Budt. Accounting Brian Buhman. Comp. Mgmt. Systems Cody Buhrmcister. Geography Dianne Bums. P.sychology Philip Capps. Broadcasting Shantcl Carlson. Personnel Mgmt. Crystal Casteel. Accounting Lorena Castro. Psych. Sociology Pui Chung Chan. Comp. Science Charles Christopher. Library Science Anthea Chu. Int ' l. Business Roy Clemens. Ag. Eiconomics Thomas Cole. Business Mgmt. Julie Coleman. Elem. Ed. Killeen Connolley. Dietetics Elizabeth Cottingham. English Ed. Dionne Cottle. Elem. Ed. Angela Cox. Marketing Dara Cox, Elem. Ed. L. Dis. Ed. Jamie Cox, Child. Fam. Studies Lisa Craig, Business Ed. Ellen Cramer, Business Mgmt. Marketing Jennifer Crocco, Education Sara Crutcher, French Heidi Cue. Business lid. Julie Curtis. Geography Corey Dagget. Physical Ed. Fay Dahlquist, Journalism Douglas Dailey, Ag. Business Julie Dake, Psychology Wendy Dalton, Recreation Scott Daniels, Industrial Tech. Trent Delmont, Comp, Mgmt. Systems Kristy Dennehy. Elem. Ed. Janelle Dcnney. Finance Scott DeVore. Marketing Lavenia Dew. Elem. Early Child Ed. Jami Dierking. Personnel Mgmt. Michelle Doane. Elem. Early Child Ed. Tami Dodson. Broadcasting Kimberly Donaldson. Ag. Ed. Tanya Drake, English I£d. Hope Drix;gemueller, Sec. Physical Ed. Monica Dudley, Psychology Brice Duffy, Marketing Regina Duffy, Psych. S(Kiology Michael Dymond, Zix)logy Jason Elam, ViKal Music M. Robert Ellis, Business Mgmt, Fifth Year Seniors • 261 Home X Cooking in the Halls Students prepare meals for themselves. By Galen Hanrahan he aroma of hot chili, Ramcn noodles and macaroni cheese niic( halls. These were just a lew of the foods students cooked in their ro( Shane Schillerberg was one student who preferred to cook in his re " I would maybe make food in my room about four to five times a we Schillerberg said. " Usually I would " ve had breakfast or dinner in room. " He also fixed a variety of other cooked food in his room. " I cooked Ramen noodles, chili and Spaghetti O ' s. " Schillerberg : " I could do a good variety of things in my room, since I had a microwa Schillerberg also discovered that friends enjoyed helping him pre food in his room. " I would always have friends over and they enjoyed being able to co Schillerberg said. Students like Schillerberg split their eating between the Union ar their rooms. " I would sometimes not want to eat over at the Union if it was col rainy outside, " Schillerberg said. " So I would just whip up somcthir my room and eat it right here. " Schillerberg believed that being able to fix a meal on his own sho independence. " It helped me to learn what it would be like to live on my o ' Schillerberg said. " I could actually do things without my mom ' s hel Amy Coy used her microwave in order to fix a wide variety of fooi her room. " We always would do popcorn, soup Spaghetti O ' s in the microwave, " Coy said She preferred eating at the Union than it room. " I used my meal plan more, but it was ni( be able to cook some things in the room, " said. Brad Clark enhanced his independenci preparing meals on his own. " I ate more in my room than in the Uni Clark said. " Many times I didn ' t want to ' over there. " Many freshmen were accustomed to h S B JNw .-- ittk:T ' l " ,; ' V M Bi cooked meals prepared by mom. I V ? ( ' ' I IBiLVMMHMp - flj Hp HBH " I missed my mom ' s meals but I did a p w _ |ia jj - ' - 1 good job on my own, " Clark said. " I lite saved money when I made meals in my roc With microwaves, refrigerators and hot allowed in the residence halls, cooking bee more of a convenience. " I could have nuked my soup whene wanted to in my room, " Schillerberg said. Many learned that they could find meals could stay in the comfort of their own r Hsiao Yu Cha cooks Chinese food from her native land. Each residence hall liad iiitchen utensils and while mastering the cooking situation in w as equipped with cooking facilities for students ' use. Photo by Indira Edwards. halls. Amanda Endicotl, Journalism William Engcl III, Animal Science Robert E .zcll, Accounting Jamie Faga, Ag. Ed. Stacey Famam, Marketing Mgmt. Randy Fisher, Marketing Stephanie Fletchall, English Andrea Foral, Elem. Ed. Spanish Dawn Ford, Elem. Ed. Jennifer Forth, Elem. Early Child. Ed. Jan Frazcc, Elem. Ed. Michael Freeman, Middle Ed. Troy Frecsc, Physical Ed. Jonica French, Pre- Veterinary Med. Derek Frieling, Sec. Ed. Social Science Reba Gant, Child Fam. Studies 262 • Seniors Suzanne Garrctl, English Christina Gar a, Klcm. Karly Child. Ed. Curtis Gaus. Wildlile Ecol. Cons. Christopher Gegy, Broadcasting Michelle Gibbs. Elem. Early Child. Ed. Melissa Gilchrist, Elcm. Ed. Terri Gillispie, Earth Science Malissa Gittins-Browning, Art Candice Goetsch. Spanish Kclli Golorth. Bio. Psych ' . Collcena Gray. Education Clark Green. Elem. Ed. Heather Greene. Elem. Ed. Lisa Grishow. Horticulture Agronomy Molly Groen. Public Relations Kevin Gunnels. Math Ed. Melissa Hailc. English Crystal Hainkel. Accounting Nathan Hall. Einance Stephanie Hall. Elem. Ed. Joni Haltom. Marketing Mgmt. Andrea Hamilton. Personnel Mgml. Brandon Hamilton. Geology Galen Hanrahan. Broadcasting Leisa Harmon. Pre- Veterinary Med. Cassandra Harper. Finance Brad Harris. Geography Charron Harris. Elem. Ed. Rosetta Harris. Elem. Ed. Rachelle Hartley. Biology Brixjke Hatley. Recreation Dana Hayden. Marketing Dawn Hayes. Business Mgmt. Elaine Headlee. Psychology Amy Heake. Elem. Ed. Special Ed. Curtis Heldstab. Marketing Mary Henry. Accounting Michelle Heppermann. Business Ed. Brian Hesse. Marketing Gordon Highland. Broadcasting Jeremy Hill. Biology Tomoko Hiraoka. Psychology Steven Holloway. Public Relations Beth Homan, ViKal Music Dawn Hoover. Pre-Veterinary Med. Angela Hopkins. Personnel Mgmt. Scott Horton. Secondary Ed. Tim Houlcttc. Accounting Heather Houscworth. Broadcasting Stephanie Howard. Dietetics Darin Howland. Broadcasting Janelle Hubbard. Elem. Ed. Charlene Hughes. Business Mgmt. Leslie Icenbice. Child Fam. Studies Melody Jaco. Geography Brian James. Wildlile Ecol. Cons. Amy Janeczko. Child Fam. Studies Matthew Janssen. Ag. Ed. Robert Jarrett. Journalism English Christopher Johnson. Finance Deborah Johnson. Recreation Kerri Johnson. Recreation Michael Johnson. English Sandra Johnson. Broadcasting Lori Johnston. Child Fam. Studies Chen Juichen. Fixxl Services Connie Juranek. Theater John Kandris. Marketing Mgmt. Brian Kassar. Psych. S(K-iology Jennifer Kennedy. Marketing Kathleen Kennedy. Broadca.sting Patricia Kesler. Education Chris Kimble. Art Kelli King. Recreation Ching-Chai KiKy. Comp. Science Janine Kohler. Marketing Catherine Krabbe. Psychology Jennifer Krai. Journalism Patricia Krauth. Child Fam. Studies Jon Kump. Comp. Science Cooking in the Halls • 263 Not The Usual Man ' s d students opt for pets with personality. By Julie Sharp and Amy Duggan nakes, lizards and waterdogs were usually found in nature, but for some students, they were the perfect pets. Mike Ditamore had a 3 1 2 foot iguana for three years and received his white albino rat, Lydia, from the biology department. " They were very neat and quiet, " Ditamore said. " They had personality. " Roommates Tonya Branscum and Aimee Wilke also had unique pets, a pair of waterdogs. " I was driving down Main Street and saw a sign ' Water Dogs for Sale ' so I stopped and bought two, " Branscum said. " They were cute. I had never had a pet before and they were unique. " Branscum said that she had never talked with Wilke about having a pet before. Her roommate was shocked when Branscum arrived home with the waterdogs. " Tanya came home with the water dogs, " Wilke said. " I did not know a thing about it. " Ditamore felt his pets were easier to care for than " normal pets. " " They were relatively inexpensive to take care of and they didn ' t require a lot of work, " Ditamore said. David Sellers, who had a Burmese python, said having a strange pet sometimes caused an extra hassle when they escaped their cages. Kiki Kunkel, Child Fam. Studies Darin Lee, Geography Kim Lee, Finance Preston Leftwich IH, Psych. Sociology John Leonard, Geography Brenda LImbach, Child Fam. Studies Kelly Locke, Industrial Tech. Ed. Susan Lorimor, Journalism Steven Lovell, Marketing Christy Lucas, Merchandising Christine Lydon, Child Fam. Studies Psych. Tracy Lyle, Business Mgmt. Todd Magncr, Public Relations Kevin Maret, Music Ed. Brian Marriott, Broadcasting Barbara Martin, Psych. Sociology Cindy McCarl, Finance Carrie McCormick, Psych. Sociology Taunya McGuire, Sec. Ed. Traci McMulin, Recreation Melissa Megerson, Psychology Brian Mehl, Geography Angela Meierolto, Government Barbara Mcinecke, Pre-Med. Johnathan Meyer, Accounting Darcy Mickclson, Music Ed. Dawn Milbum, Recreation Francie Miller, Music Ed. Barbara Mills, Elem. Ed. Mylane Morgan, Horticulture James Morris, Sociology Michael Morris, Med. Tech. Molly Morris, Ag. Business Angela Moss, Geography April Moutray, Theraputic Recreation Amy Muenchrath, Psychology Kazuki Murakami, Comp. Science John Murray, Biology Hitomi Nagasaki, Art Charity Naujokaitis, Art " He did get out of his cage once, " Sellers said. " It took me two weel find him and when I did, he was curled up in the attic. " Pets not only drew attention from their owners, but also from others came to see them. Ditamore ' s roommates were not thrilled when they first saw his igu but later changed their minds. " Now they were like, ' come see our iguana, ' " Ditamore said. Although his iguana, Norman, was harmless, Ditamore admitted he to be careful when handling it. " Whenever I took him out, I had to wear a long sleeved shirt, " Ditar said. " He had pretty sharp claws. " The owner ' s attachment to the pet was a special bond. This bond broken when the pet died. After having his pet for only short time, Travis Galloway ' s igi jumped to its death from a window. " I ' d only had her for a week so it wasn ' t a huge thing, but it was s Galloway said. For many, owning a strange pet did not cause anymore problems having a typical pet. It was something they enjoyed having and in the ' . run was an attention-getter. m jKj »« IKm u-x. f . M s A 264 • Seniors Steve Copinger plays with his pet tarantula, " Garrison Herashio. " According to Copinger, the tarantula was easy to care for because it only needed to be fed once a month. Photo by J. Alan Wells. Allison Nelson, Ag. Ed. Michelle Neubcrt, Accounting Andrea Newquist. Marketing Mgmt. HcKk Chaun Ng. Comp. Science Paula Northup, Accounting Rebecca O ' Brien. Psychology Karma O " Riley, Accounting Ryan O ' Rourke, Accounting Deedra Oakley. Elem. Ed. Noriko Ohno, Geography Nancy Ontiveros, Ed. Spanish Todd Ostcrhout, Geography Malika Ouen a. Accounting Chris Palmer, Government Ashpak Pasha, Int ' l. Business Erin Pavlicek, Child Fam. Studies Tammy Peters. Elem. Ed. Amy Petersen. Accounting Shelly Pfister. Personnel Mgmt. Linda Phillips, Elem. Middle Jr. High Ed. Deena Prehm. Speech Comm. Theresa Quijano, Social Science Shad Ramsey. Theater Keith Rash. Business Mgmt. Jennifer Rathkc. Elem. Ed. Daniel Rausch. Comp. Science Heather Regan , Mgmt. Cherie Reistrolfer. Ag. Business Tanya Reynolds. Accounting Christopher Richards. Geography Broadcasting Rhonda Richards. Recreation Marsha Richards. Geography Jeremy Riedcll. Dietetics Tom Riley. Finance Nikki Roberts, Psychology David Robin.son. Agriculture John Roc. Geography Karlene Rocpke. Biology Ed. Kimbcrly Royal. Elem. Ed. Barbara Rubinstein. Dietetics Unusual Pets • 265 Sandra Runyan, Education Julie SackcU, Business Mgmt. Angela Salisbury, Speech Comm. Yukari Saito. Geography Shannon Schmidt, Merchandising Alyssa Schnack, Statistics Robert Schneider, History Kory Schramm. Broadcasting Tcri Schr(x;r, Zoology Sam Sellers, Geography Julie Sharp, Journalism Kenji Shimizu, Economics Stephen Shirley, Ag. Business Jennifer Shults, Elem. Ed. John Sidden, Ag. Business Michell Sims, Math Ed. Brad Skriver, Business Mgmt. Bruce Smith, Bio. Psych. Cheslina Smith, Animal Science Daniel Smith, Agronomy Jodella Smith, Mgmt. Cory Snyder, Mcdicial Tech. Lip Khoon Soh, Music Michael Stephenson, Sec. Ed. Comm. Christina Stone, Accounting Nicole Sullender. Child Fam. Studies Kori Sundbcrg, Finance Michael Swarthout, Physical Ed. Douglas Swink, Geography Susie Swiss, Merchandising Angela Tacketl, Journalism Sarah Taylor, Education iMi Khiiife 266 • Seniors Thrill Seekers Love Life on the Edge Xeering over the edge, temptation made him look down. A rush of adrenaline pumped through his body. For a split second, he wondered if leaving the solid ground under his feet was worth it. . .then he dove into the big blue sky. Suddenly, he began to plunge toward the earth at a frightening speed. TTie ground got closer and closer as his life Hashed before his eyes. Just as he convinced himself that his life was coming to an end in another 20 feet, he felt a strong force pulling him upward. The bungee cord saved him from instantaneous death by mere feet, and as he was pulled back up he asked, " Can I do it again? " Whether it was bungee jumping or cliff diving, several students found excitement in dangerous encounters. They came face to face with fear and laughed. They were daredevils. " When I was at Breckenridge last year, Ijumped out of a helicopter with my skis on and skied down a mountain, " Bryan Smith said. " I had seen it on television, and it looked like fun. " The thrill and excitement of danger pushed most people to do the unexpected, despite the unknown circumstances. " Once I climbed a water tower just for fun, " Billie Forinash said. " I realized later that it was a stupid thing to do because if the fire or storm whistle had cone off, I would have fallen. " Adventurers take a jump on the wild side. By Kelly Kepler fisn4i £ Some people felt that a struggle with danger released tension and frustration. " Ijumped about 1 8 feet off a house this summer because I was enraged at the world, " Matt Mallen said. " I didn ' t really think twice about it because I felt like I let go of everything that had been balled up inside of me by jumping. " Others crossed danger ' s path purely by accident. " Some of my friends and I went home late one night, even though my parents were not expecting me, " Jane Joens said. " We left after I went around back and realized they were already in bed, but a mile down the road we got blocked in by police cars and interrogated at gun point because my mom had thought we were robbers. " Many felt the courage to carry out a death-defying feat came from the adrenaline rush they received from the experience. " All I could think about before 1 jumped was, why am I doing this? " Smith said. " I didn ' t know why, but I just jumped, and I didn ' t regret it because it was really cool. " Many felt a sense of accomplishment after they completed a thrilling task. They had taken the risk and lived through it. However, when it all came down to the bottom line, only one thing crossed a daredevil ' s mind — no fear. Scott Tefft, Biology Chek Tan. Finance Robbie Thompson, Biology Kimberly Tcxid, Broadcasting Amy Tomlinson, Business Mgmt. Kirk Townsend, Finance Stacy Tripp, Music Ed. Ginni Troglin, Psychology Richard Trulson, Comp. Science Chad Urban. Business Tcch. Ag. Kristin VanWinkle. Education Jack Vaught. Journalism Tom Vicrcgger. Mgml. Cyndi Wagner, Wildlife Ecol. Cons. Kimberly Waller. Public Relations Jennifer Warren, Elem. Ed. L. Dis. Ed. Markee Warrick. Elem. Ed. Brian Weaver. Speech Comm. Shannon Weber, Comp. Mgmt. Systems Kimberly Welch. Education Kerry Wenscl, Ag. Business Todd Wcnzel. Finance Theresa Whclton, Elem. Ed. Kevin White, Geography Lisa Whitney, Accounting Leasa Wilkerson, Ag. Business Amy Willils. Public Relations Marci Willrich, Marketing Amy Wilson, Psychology Brcnda Wilson, Instr. Music Eid. Scott Wilson, Markeling Mgmt. Sheila W(X)d. Elem. Ed. Tiffany WiKxi, Recreation Denise Worley, Bio. Psych. Jill Wright, Elem. Ed. Terri Wright. Personnel Mgmt. Sheila Ytxier. Broadcasting Cindy Young, Elem. Ed. Robert Zaner, Elem. Ed. Theresa Zuccarino, Government Thrill Seekers • 267 Siblings Without the Rivalry Brothers and sisters try to get along at Northwest. By Jami Fangmeyer J. or some, it was nice to have a sibling around who attended the same college, while others questioned the bond of whether one could pull through without the other. For Judy Harris, having an older sibling at Northwest helped make the transition to college life much easier. " It was nice to have someone there to fall back on. " Harris said. " If I ever got in a bind or needed someone to talk to, 1 could always count on her. " Since both Judy and her sister, Rosetta, were education majors, Judy often asked her sister ' s advice on what professors to lake for each major class. " We didn ' t have any classes together, " Judy said. " She had been through all my classes already and could tell me what to expect. " Laura Horkey felt the same about attending the University with her twin sister Dana. Michelle Sims helps her sister Christine with homework. For Christine, having a sibling at Northwest made college life easier. Photo by Chris Tucker. " I could not have imagined not going to the same school, " Laura s Although Laura and Dana did not live in the same residence hall or h similar majors. They said they always tried to make time to talk at 1( once a day. " Being involved in different activities made it difficult to get togetl but somehow we managed to do it, " Laura said. " We tended to help c other out a lot with laundry and things like that. " Gerry and Paul Nevins were a brother team who attended Northv together. Gerry said that because both he and his brother were the majors and had similar scholastic interests, it was great to spend a lo time together. According to Gerry, the brothers tended to help each other out v homework, and for them it made it a lot easier to stay on track and on of their studies. The brothers shared a room in Dieterich Hall which they also saw ; plus. " I had been around my brother so long, I knew what to expect, anc knew what to expect from me, " Gerry said. " It was good to have had fan around. " One disadvantage the brothers faced by living in the same room was i they did not get the opportunity to have a new roommate. " Because I lived with my brother, I did not get the chance to meet r people by having a roommate, " Paul said. Paul also mentioned that it was difficult to meet the standards they for each other. " If he made a grade, my parents expected me to meet it, " Paul saic The brothers said although they rarely fought at home before comin college, they still occasionally had their misunderstandings. For Jesse Vehe, having her older sister, Shawn, at Northwest was advantage, but it also tended to take away some of the freedoms associj with college life. " Sometimes it was like having a mom around all the time, " Jesse s; " Shawn watches over me a lot. " Most siblings agreed that they still occasionally fought as they di( home. " We still got on each other ' s nerves occasionally, " Laura said. Some sibling teams came to Northwest because of the educatic opportunities or because one did not want to go out on his or her owi With another family member to lean on it made the transition to coll life easier. They also had to endure the negative side of having a loved on campus. However, most siblings enjoyed attending college togei and helping each other. Jennifer Aberer Robert Ackcrson 268 • Undergraduates fi M Pally Adams Gulsen Akalan Beth Akcn Mayela Aldrelc Melody A I lord Brandy Allen Kileen Allen Brad Anderson Slacy Andrew Lynellc Archdekin Tommy Archer Slephanie Arenl Jennifer Argo Kelly Ashmorc Michael Askrcn Bryce Alkins Bill Atkinson Tania Aulcle Cailcy Auxier Heather Bader Susan Bailey Lori Bain Bob Baker Jennifer Baker Sheryl Barber Derrick Barker Joseph Barker Kris Barncord Angela Barnes Jcnnee Barnes Meg Barnes Nick Barnelt Brent Barnhill Christcna Barratt Br(K)ke Bartcls Jennifer Bartlett Carol Barton Stephanie Barton Nilgun Barut Tutku Basoglu Angela Bayne Dina Beaumont Kerry Bcavan Shawn Bechtol Jennifer Beekman Chris Beiner Cheryl Bell Pamela Bell Chris Bellin Tina Benedelti Angela Benjamin Deanna Bennett Chad Bcnshoof Jill Benton Renee Bergene Dacasha Berkley Brandon Bernard Keyma Bess Michelle Beushauscn Jo Bever Shannon Biere Chris Bilslend Chris Binning Gwyn Bjorkman Carie Blanche! Justin Blatny Amy Blazek Melissa Blecker Stacy Blum Shari Blunt Megan Bixidicker Jonathan Bixie Brix ke Borhner Lori Bogatz Mary Bohalxij Margo Boldon Derreck Bcx)th Brian Bosley Joe Bougher Mike Bowling Siblings • 269 More Than Just A Common B Cold Sickness interrupts daily routine. By Hawkeye Wilson Karen Gunia waits to pay for gelatin at Easter ' s. Gunia ' s doc- tor recommended a diet of clear foods until she became well. Photo by Chris Tucker. Billie Bowman Jason Boyer Brandon Brand Karen Brand Kelly Brandt Deborah Brannen Joe Brannen Keith Brant Rebecca Bratz Tim Brechbiel Kalhy Brcgenzer Cathy Brier Amanda Briscno Benjamin BrcKkmann Tobin Brosnahan Douglas Broste Mandy Brolherton Brandon Brown Charissa Browning Jeremy Browning Karen Browning Theresa Brueck Matthew Brunk Donita Buck Karri Buckley Amy Bura Jaime Burgess Jennifer Burke Meredith Burke Michelle Burton Jeremy Butrick Jason Caldwell cing sick was rarely fun. Students who found themselves sick a from Dr. Mom often struggled to fight their way back to health. For many students, getting sick during the school year was not an ex they used, but something they could have done without. Dave DiMartino received an unexpected case of bronchiial asthma was bedridden for four days. During that time, his girlfriend, Sarah Ha remained by his side. " She helped remind me to take my pills and she made me chicken no soup. " DiMartino said. " Without her, I was not sure that I would have 1 able to recover as fast as I did. " Soon after his diagnosis, DiMartino was taken to St. Francis hos where they put him on a bronchial inhaler. His visit cleared his air pass and enabled him to attend classes again. Jane Riggan missed classes because she contracted hives fron allergic reaction to a medication for strep throat. " I laid around a little, but my schedule didn ' t permit it much, " Rij said. " I was the president of Sigma Alpha so I had to keep active. " Another situation in which students had to stay home from .school injuries which required surgery. For Melinda Rice, having surgery or shoulder did not enable her to be as active in the classroom as she accustomed to. After having surgery in August, Rice was required to a strap that held her arm next to her body until September. " It made some things difficult, " Rice said. " But the important thing that I was able to continue my scholastics. " Although there was never a good time to be sick, one of the worst ti to be ill was during semester finals. Jennifer Baker found that in ord( maintain her grades, she had to rest and drink a lot of fluids so she c( keep her strength up. " I spent a lot of time sleeping, but my roommate helped me out, " Bi said. " She cooked me things like macaroni and cheese or soup and brot me it and said, " now you eat this ' and she would sit and eat with me. last thing you wanted to do when you were sick was get out of bed and m food. " Student ' s academic health could be jeopardized as easily as a stude personal health. Clas.ses were vital for a successful collegiate career when sickness prevented students from attending classes, their acadcn suffered as well. 270 ' Undergraduates Julie Caldwell Kristinu Callaway Trisha Callicotl Cathleen Campbell Krin Campbell Jill Cannon Gabc Canlrell Tara Capron Derek Caraway Sarah Carhill Mandy Carlile Nicole Carlo Brendon Carlson Ranee Carlson Keith Carmack Sarah Carr Alyson Carrithers Melissa Carter Sherri Casady Robin Casey Sarah Catron Meghan Cavalier Jeremc Chamberlain Jill Chapman Brian Childress Marchelle Christ Eric Clanton Jason Clapp Brian Clark Jason Clarke Jessica Clarke Carey Cline Christopher Cline Call Clutter Jesse Coble Cynthia Cole Dana Collins NaShaa Conaway Brad Cook Charles Cook II Colleen Cooke Jennifer Cooke Chris Cooper Patrick Copp Tracy Corbin Dorothy Corless Scott Cowden Matthew Cox Anne Coy Brandon Crawford Sharon Crawley Karl Crockett Dana Crouch Lisa Crouse Jeff Crowley John Crowley Amy Crozier Pam Cummings Christina Cunningham Rebecca Dailey Rebecca Dailey Krista Dake Jason Dale Elaine Daly Amy David James Davidson Jennifer Davidson Emily Davies Ryan Davies Angela Davis Brandi Davis Brian Davis Karie Deal Tim De Boom Stacie De Clue DcAnn Dcemcr Jennyfer DcLong Sara DeLong Dawn Dempsey Stephanie Derby Sickness •271 Budgeting to Stay Out of the Red Money managers struggle with finances. By Cynthia Hansen M anaging money while attending college was not an easy task for some students. From buying groceries to paying the water bill and rent, some had trouble balancing their budgets and making ends meet. " I knew what bills came when and those bills were paid, " Kimberly Billingsly said. " Then, I left money out to split with my roommate for the phone and food. " Deciding what to pay first sometimes was a challenge, but usually the most expensive bill was first. " My most expensive bill was rent, " Billingsly said. " It was around $300 a month but split with my roommate, it only came to $150 a month which helped. " Billingsly had developed a system on how not to forget which bills were to be paid when. " I paid my bills right away, " Billingsly said. " In fact, when I knew a bill was coming up I wrote out the check, took that amount off my balance and then put the check somewhere that I would not forget to pay it. " Kimberly Billingsly Figures up her bills. Students had a difllcult task of making ends meet on their budget. Photo by Jason Clarke. Sarah Dcrks Amy Deterding Heidi DeWeese Angela DcWinler Leslie Dickhcrbcr Jennifer Dickson Jeanenne Dietendorl ' John DiGiovanni One way students made sure the bill was on time was to write it A " I lived with three other guys, " Williams Stephens said. " Each gu; his name on a particular bill. I then wrote everything down in a little re book and the guys just looked up what bill they owed when and pa After the bills were all paid we divided up the difference between u Because of a lack of funds, some students had to borrow from parents. " My parents sometimes helped me to get by, " Billingsly said. " I dii mind because it helped me know my parents were there. " Becau.se of difficulties with getting the money, some bills just couli be paid on time. " I had been late on rent a few times because I did not have my loan c or my pay check yet, " Tamara Justus said. " But I talked to my landlorc she let me by. " Sometimes people had to relinquish a few of their favorite things ti by. " Giving up the entertainment I was used to was hard, " Billingsly sai also had to give up going on trips due to the money required for ga. ' Eric Woods said that in order to attend college, he had to take out a 1 " Because I was concentrating on school, I did not work, " Woods " So I relied on my student loan to pay bills. " Woods, who shared a house with two roommates, believed it difficult to pay the bills on time. " We put the bill by the phone so everyone would know about it hopefully that way it would have gotten divided equally and paid on tii Woods said. Woods also said that because of his financial situation he did not 1 money to spend on entertainment. " I had to cut back on going out because I simply did not have the ca go out, " Woods said. It was a difficult task for some students to keep food on the table, rem tuiton paid. They sometimes struggled when it came to balancing budgets. For others, paying bills on time was even more difficult v roommates were involved. When they could not make it out on their ( parents were often relied on to make ends meet. Mark Dillensehncider Travis Dimmitt Shelly Dingwerth Ruby Dittmcr Steven Dixon Tiffany Dodson Kerry Doetkcr Jennifer Donnell f.Q§ 272 • Undergraduates s i) g 1 1 aflfi " " i; Bill Donnelly l nnic Dorsey Kelly Don Clinl Douglas Glenn Douglas Charice Douthat Courtney Dowden Bobbi Dowell Rick Downey Heather Doyle Leslie Doyle Wes Drahozal Michelle Drake Chad Dressen Lisa Drey Amy Duggan Jason Duke Deana Dukes Marcus Duncan Lisa Dunning Sonya Edmon Indira Edwards Jason Eggers Angela Eggert Ruth Eifont Amy Eilander Stephanie Elbert Michael Elliott Sarah Elliott Renee Ellis Scott Ellis Amy Elschlager Cory Emehiser Jeff Epke Sonja Erichsen Tricia Erickson Amy Ethetton Renata Eustice Amy Evans Scott Evans Tiffani Evans Stacy Evertson Aleatha Ezra Tricia Fangmann Jennifer Paris Jennifer Earns Stephanie Feltenberger Cynthia Fenn Donald Ferree Sam Ferris Elizabeth Ferry Ben Fields Daniel Filger Brandon Finn Chris Fleak Brenda Fletcher Justin Fletcher Justin Fletcher Stephannia Fletcher Cheri Flippin Teresa Foland Katherine Foley Stephanie Ford Bryan Foster Shannon Foster Daryle Fouike Heather Fowler Mindi Fowler Kindra Fox Kattie Foy Sarah Franks Lance Fredrickson Paul Frese Jennifer Frevert Rebecca Fricke Kevin Frieling Faith Fritz Jermel Fryer Budgeting 273 Heather Fuller Larry Fuller Chris Galitz Teresa Ganger Lori Gano Dawn Gardner David Garrett Travis Garton Lisa Gasiorowski Adron Gateley Karen Gates Kara Gehl Michael Geiger Chris Geinosky Nicole Geiter Duane George Kevin German Derrek Gerughty Andrea Gibson Kristy Giermann Faith Giffin Christina Givler Jason Glover Tasha Godreau Shanda Godsey Corryne Goettsch Mark Goetz Tsuyoshi Gohei Carolyn Golden Eric Goodale Spencer Gordon Tiffany Gorski Danielle Gowing Myeone Grady Leslie Graf Annette Grah Lisa Graves Dani Gravett Megan Greer Carol Gregory Linda Grissom Renee Groneck Shannon Groves Susan Grubb Luciana Grubbs David Gruender Tiffany Gruenloh Amy Gubser Amy Guenthner Jennifer Gum Karen Gunia Andy Gustafson Clifton Guyer Brandy Haan Angelique Hager Kristina Hajny Elizabeth Hale William Haley Elizabeth Hall Joann Hall Andy Hallock Tara Hamilton Christina Hammen William Hanks Scotte Hansen Punno Hao Mahbubul Angle Harding Dawn Hardymartin Jennifer Harkrider Wendy Harlow Scott Han- Kevin Harrington Judy Harris Angelita Harris-Lewis Katie Harrison Andrea Hartstack Terri H arwood Ginger Hass Becky Hassig Jackie Haubcr 0S O fi f it MM fiififi ? f i P h» » 9. fe - r ' Sm ' T " - 274 • Undergraduates ulling Pranks: All in ood Fun Jokesters test their friends ' sense of humor. By Jeni Klamm . un and games filled the time for some rthwest pranksters as they invented creative es to pull on their friends. During finals week we called some of our nds and asked how their finals went, " Stacy m said. " They freaked out because they had ught that they missed their final. " iesides pranking her friends on the phone, m also pranked fraternities. We used to call fraternity houses and sing to m in Chinese, " Bom said. " They would jus t here and laugh. We also used a book of bug ses that I got for my 2 1 st birthday. It made all hese weird noises in the background when were calling people. " Other students on campus were not directly olved with pranks, but they saw the results the pranksters. )awn Cooley saw two girls pull a prank and caught, resulting in reprimands and fines. : said the prank they pulled was all in fun. Two girls that lived on my fioor used to put kets of water on the ledge up above the two s ' door, " Cooley said. " It was only funny if as not in your room. " xclli McNett had a friend who was the victim 1 prank. A friend of mine had a group take him on a ic hunt, " McNett said. " They left him in the Idle of nowhere and it was really cold. " Vhen classes became hectic, friends turned heir sense of humor to break the monotony. Casey Eddie and Tony Lochiano place a cup of water on top of a door ledge at Phillips Hall. Phones, shaving cream and a keen sense of humor were often essential elements for a successful prank. Photo by Chris Tucker. Michael Hauf Audrey Hawkins William Hayes Jason Hayles James Hazen Matthew Hazen Sarah Hedrick Ashley Hcenmann Joel Hein .eroth Jill Heistcrkamp Lisa Hemberger Holly Henderson Rhonda Hcnggeler Rebecca Henke Niki Hensler Stacy Hcrbst Dawn Hemdon Lynn Heying Kevin Heyle Tara Hieronymus Bridget Higgins Courtenay Hill Kathcrinc Hixson Kimbcrly Hoegh Pranks ' 275 Learning a New Language Foreign students confront problems of speaking English. By Cynthia Hansen M Noriko Ohno looks up a word in the dictionary as she works on her homework. Many foreign students had difTiculty pronouncing and spelling many English words. Photo by Indira Edwards. Todd Hoel Jeremy Hofstetter Nicole Hoge Karen Hogel Codi Holbrook Lori Holcer Linda Holland Angie Holloway Julie Holtz Marleen Honca Jim Honn Melissa Hooker Denise Hopf Erin Hopkins Dana Horkey Laura Horkey Christian Hombaker Jason Howell Emilee Howland Melissa Hoxeng Aaron Hufty Anna Hughes Michael Hughes Jennifer Hull Cherie Hulsebus Julie Humphreys Tracy Hunter Jennifer Huntsman Dawn Hurley Jennifer Hust Wendy Hutchinson Peter Ingle any students dealt with the pressures and frustrations relate college life. However, a few students had to adjust to the new lifesty well as learn a new language. Students who grew up in a home where English was not the prii language sometimes had a difficult time in school or social occas where they had to communicate with English speaking people. " I had a problem with the plural and singular of words, " Stephane H said. " I often forgot to make them one or the other so it was harde people to understand me. " Sometimes, it was not memorizing certain words that was the prob Students often had difficulty pronouncing certain syllables. " I had a lot of problems with ' th ' words, " Hebert said. " I someti ended up saying words like ' turd ' instead of ' third. ' " Often these people had a hard time with certain aspects of Eng Akiko Hirano, who was from Japan, had problems that were different I Hebert ' s. " Most of my problems speaking were with words that had ' r ' or ' them, " Hirano said. Students were often taught only a few things about the English langi in their homeland, but when they were surrounded by the culture, the to learn the language as quickly as they could. " It was a lot easier to speak English when 1 got to America, " Hirano : " I spoke and understood it better because I was with people who spo all the time. " Learning certain aspects of the English language were easier learning others. " For me, it was easy to learn how to speak and understand, but to v was much harder, " Hebert said. Many of these students did not learn English before they came tc United States. " I learned to speak English when I went to America, " Hebert sai( went to college in Iowa and that was when I learned it. It only took me al a month. " Even though some foreign students struggled with the frustration learning to speak English as well as going to school, they managed to n it through the year and adapted by learning the language and culture society different from their own. 276 ' Undergraduates A£ M Jaimie Inman Ann Ivcrsen Staccy James Sarah Jaschen Stacey Jesse Jennifer Jewell Delfina Jimenez Kevin Jipsen Leah Johansen Chad Johnson Gary Johnson James Johnson Janet Johnson Joni Johnson Julie Johnson Kaley Johnson Kevin Johnson Melissa Johnson Rebecca Johnson Robert Johnson Scott Johnston Wendy Johnston Denika Jones Stephanie Jones Joanna Jungers Andrea Kalal Shane Kammerer Bryan Kapian Andrew Karl Jefferson Karigambe Bryan Kasch Fatuma Kassim Kazhdi Katambwa Natalie Kays Kathy Keams Kody Keesaman Kelly Keifer Dana Keim Jen Kclley Kerrie Kelly Ryan Kenney Scott Kent Christine Kentch Kelly Kepler Beth Kerns Amanda Ketelsen Christina Kettler Brian Kever Amy Keys Shelly King Ritsuko Kikkawa Mona Killian Kimberly Kinder Brian King Joseph King Beth Kinney Jen Kirk Renee Kitch Traci Kitt Lisa Klindt Julie Knauss Jason Knobbe Kristie Knop Jennifer Knotts Joseph Koeberl Nikki Kolb Reed Kooker Ryan Kordek Amy Kralik Carey Kramer Melissa Kritenbrink Melissa Kritzer Sarah Kriz Kelly Kuehner Julie Kuester Dawn Kuroda Robyn Kuster Kevin Kuta Anne LaBeaume Bradford Lager English As A Second Language •277 Jeff Lamp Ginger Langemeier Jason Langford Lisa Lantz Matthew Larson Rusty Lashley Scott Laumann Gwendolyn Lavdont Michelle Leach David Leaton Edward Lee Michelle Leeper Stephanie Leer Tiffany Leever Angela Lemrick Brian Lendt Gavin Lendt Trent Leonard Natalie Lesko Lisa Lewis Eric Liebing Brett Lind Rebecca Lindenbusch Mandy Livingston Jill Lobdell Nicole Lock Staci Lock Kimberly Lockard Trisha Logerman Jeremy Long Dena Lopez Tanya Lopez Mark Lopez-McDonnell Shane Lowe Dana Luke Jeffrey Lukens Angie Lullmann Sarah Lund Tracy Lund Arlette Luthold Holly Lutt Lori Lyle Marty Lyle Maggie Mabrey Michelle MacMahon Melinda Madison Donna Maguire Jennifer Mallon Brandy Maltbia T.J. Manfredi Travis Manners Chudney Manning Maria Manship Megan Marino Stephen Marotti Daniel Marr Trisha Marshall Holly Martin Merrie Martin Michael Martin Michell Martin Jennifer Martinez Kim Martinovich Joel Mastrella Michelle Maxwell Matthew Mayer Susan McAllister Ray McCalla Virginia McCarthy Dustin McCollom Shawn McCollom Cindy McConnell Alan McCrary Kevin McCrea Scott McCush Shari McDougal Megan McFarland Brad McGowan Suzette McHale Jeff McHenry • 3 S a M . 278 • Undergraduates rhere ' s No Place Like Home - Rent free Students attend college in their backyard. By Kathy Rives and Ruby Dittmer T. raveling to a new place to experience college was what most new jdents looked forward to as they set off to further their education. But for ■me, a college education included living at home and going to school in the me town. " I did not feel like I left to go to college because I was so use to living in aryville, " Kari Dorrel said. " My parents did not give me a lot of rules so we )t along really well. " According to Dorrel, she could not have guys over or host parties but att Hazen .sits down to eat a quick lunch with his family. According to izen, his parents did not give him a choice as to where he would attend liege. Photo by Ja.son Clarke. otherwise was free to socialize when she wanted. Despite this, she believed remaining in her hometown while attending college gave her certain benefits. " It was easier to meet new people rather than on campus, " Dorrel said. Others disagreed and felt that moving on campus could prove advanta- geous when making friends. Matt Hazen believed he missed out on a lot by not living on campus. " I missed out on meeting new people because I worked and I was not involved in anything on campus, " Hazen said. " Living in the dorms would have given me a better opportunity to get involved. " According to Maggie O ' Riley, she decided to stay in Maryville and attend Northwest because she liked the size of the school. " It was small enough that I always saw someone who I knew but it was also big enough that I could have met someone new, " O ' Riley said. Sometimes to avoid that homesick feeling, students stayed home, espe- cially when they remained busy at school. During her first year of school, O ' Riley lived at home with her parents. " It really wasn ' t too bad, " O " Riley said. " I had a lot of friends who lived on campus, so Ijust visited them. I was busy enough that I wasn ' t home that often. Home was just sort of a place to stay. " Because her parents realized that she could have attended college farther away, they did not hassle her. O ' Riley believed that her parents would always play a big role in her life whether she attended college in her hometown or far away. " If I lived away at school, I would have had a huge phone bill, " O ' Riley said. " My parents were really important people and I admired them both because they were always there for me whether I was in town or not. " O ' Riley said another advantage of attending college in her hometown was her parents were there for her when she was in a bind. " If I was running out of time or if I really needed something I could have called Mom or Dad and said, ' could you please do this? ' " O ' Riley said. " They could always do it because they were right there. " Even though O ' Riley said she made the right choice by attending Northwest, she said one disadvantage was that she did not get the experience of being on her own. Most students looked forward to getting away from their parents while attending college. However, some students discovered there was no place like home. John Mcintosh Chalene McJunkin Amanda McManigal Molly McMillan Kristin McMurry Angela McNabb Jenny Mciners Carl Meinke Becky Mellon Jason Melnick Amy Mendon Andrea Merino Amie Messinger Darryl Metcalf Kari Meyer Keri Meyer Maryville Students " 279 Glued to the Tube students find nighttime soaps addicting. By Julie Sharp and Ruby Dittmer T ■■i!tl ■ " W Suzi Fabian and Michelle Rebal give undivided attention to " Melrose Place. " The two were avid viewers of the Monday night program. Photo by Indira Ekiwards. Slacey Meyer Vickey Meyer Mehtnel Mici Shawn Mikelson Andrea Miller Audrey Miller Brenda Miller David Miller Jennifer Miller Jonathan Miller Julie Miller Heather Mintle Benjamin Misfeldt Denise Mock Melanie Mocs Brenda Mohling Theresa Molitor Lisa Moore Troy Moore Christopher Morgan Kit Morgan Marcy Morris Susan Morrow Joshua Moses he popcorn was ready, the pillows were in place, the door was locked the phone was off the hook. The young women giggled delightedly; it time for their favorite show. They cheered as the familiar opening to " Mel Place " came on the television screen. It all began with the Aaron Spelling creation, " Beverly Hills 902 1 0, " w centered around a group of West Beverly High School friends and their li The group of friends not only had to deal with adolescent love triangles also with parental divorces, college decisions and teenage pregnancy. A audience grew up, so did the characters on the show. From the two appearances of Grant Show as Jake on " 90210, " cams spin-off " Melrose Place. " Spelling ' s new creation was aimed at a r mature audience. The show was set in an apartment complex filled young adults who were each at different points in their lives and careers, addition of " Dynasty " star Heather Locklear brought the show more atter and higher ratings. Krystal Schmitt, Michelle Rebal and Suzi Fabian were three students could not be torn from their television sets on Monday nights. The wo traditionally gathered in one residence hall to watch the show together. " It was suspenseful, " Schmitt said. " Then you had to tune in the next v to see what happened next. " According to Schmitt, who had watched " Melrose Place " since she c to Northwest in the fall, she and her friends did not miss their we gatherings to watch the show. Matt Stoeklein said that he had no idea why he started to watch " Mel Place. " " I just started watching it one day and got hooked, " Stoeklein said. Stoeklein viewed the show while he talked to his girlfriend on the ph " We usually watched the show together, " Stoeklein said. " I would cal and we would analyze the show as it was on. " Stoeklein believed the show lacked the quality it had in the beginning he still watched the program. " I believed that the show had gotten out of hand, " Stoeklein said. " characters were all so fake and what went on the show week after week not happen in real life. " Joe Kyle tuned into " Melrose Place " because it was on before " Mor Night Football. " " ' Melrose Place ' was just a television show that I enjoyed watching, " .said. Some students were addicted to the show while others did not know ' they watched " Melrose Place. " It was simply a program that they enjo; As the previews for the upcoming show played, the young women ha wait until the next week to see what would happen on their favorite sh( 280 • Undergraduates y iIAa fti Lisa Mraz Jason Mullins Teresa Mundlc Yuko Murakami Jill Murdock Jim Muman Gary Murphy Heidi Murry Holly Nabcr Heather Namanny Monica Nardini Maria Navarro Michele Nelson Gerald Nevins Paul Nevins Tracy Newcomb Jill Newland Ingrid Newman Krika Newman Lisa Newman Cammy Newton Sean Newton Jennifer Nicholson Dana Nielsen Katherine Niemeier Mike Nihsen Chad Nondorf Michael Nondorf Christy Noonan Lisa Noonc Anne Northup Jennifer Noyes Kelly Nuss Kesha Nuss Megan O ' Boyle Shelly O ' Donnell Julia Oertel Karen Offutt Lora Ogden Nick Ogden Masataka Oi Laura Ojeski Jason Olenhouse Brent Olson Nathan Olson Jerry Olvera Melissa Olvera Maggie O ' Riley Yuki Osawa Melissa Overfield Jeff Owen Julie Owens Bnan Pace Amy Paige Kathleen Palmer William Parsons Amy Partlow Sarah Partlow Michelle Partusch Christina Pavalis Precious Payne David Payton Jennifer Pearson Kara Pearson Shane Pcdersen Tony Pederson Kyndra Peltz Rebecca Pendleton Rob Penningroth Lara Pepers Marccllina Perez Tony Perkins Heather Perry Becky Peters Michael Peters Julie Petersen Angela Peterson Carrie Peterson Erin Peterson Angela Pfetcher Nighttime Dramas • 281 Michael Phelps Kevin Phillippe Kimberly Pialt AHson Pierce Corbin Pierce Danetle Pierson Danielle Pillow Mandy Piper Dreia Placek James Plagman Joshua Plueger Stacy Plummer Christopher Poole Susan Porterfield Heather Potts Sarah Prchal Heidi Price Lori Price Rebecca Price Chera Prideaux Kelli Prim Kenneth Purvis Hannah Quade Ted Quinlin Katrina Rader Carrie Raleigh Katherine Ramirez Kirk Randall Julia Randolph Karen Raniere Carla Rapp Lonelle Rathje Molly Ray Chad Rea Joe Reavis Nathan Redd Patrick Redd Angela Reeves Greg Reichert Jason Reichert Joe Reichert Kristen Reichert Kathy Reisner Lisa Reiss Scott Renaud Darla Renfeld Amanda Renken Theresa Renner Rene Reuther Jennifer Reynolds Burt Rich Brittany Richardson Retisha Richters Kimberley Riddle Johnna Ridenour Julie Rigby Heather Rihner Glenn Rivera Angela Roberts Chad Robertson Jenny Robinson Anthony Rodgers Rebecca Roesch Sara Rogers Jennifer Rosborough Mary Roscbrough Jennifer Rouse Nicole Rueckert Lia Ruiz Bemadette Russ Amanda Ryan Keith Rydberg Michele Samlow Aaron Sander Caroline Sanders Lisa Kay Sanders Amy Schendel Timothy Schendel Shane Schillerberg Jacqueline Schimmel 282 • Undergraduates Longing for Familiarities f Home 3 A Students miss things they once took for granted. By Kelly Kepler longing for family, friends and home Hiking brought forth a condition among col- ge students known as homesickness. ■ ' I couldn ' t go home at all the first month and half of school because my sorority had closed eek ends, " Jen Hallberg said. " It was tough •cause I really missed my family. " Many students were not able to go home until lanksgiving, and some even had to wait until tiristmas to see their families because they ed far away. " I missed Virginia because we lived right on e water and being in the Midwest was a lot fferent, " Becky Minton said. " I also missed iving my own washer and dryer. " Home cooking was a frequent factor that con- buted to students missing home. " My family always cooked breakfast every oming, " Jamey Boelhower said. " Waking up the smell of food cooking was nice, and I issed it. " Adapting to Mary ville was difficult for some students who were from larger communities. " Maryville was a really rural area, and I was used to a big city, " Angel Harris-Lewis said. " I missed always having places to go and lots of people around. " The only cure for homesickness may have been to go home; however, students tried to make Maryville more homelike. They often hung souvenirs and mementos of family mem- bers on their walls. Despite such cures, homesick freshmen often found it tough to make the adjustment to college life. " I just had to keep active because if I didn ' t slow down, I didn ' t have as much time to think about it, " Minton said. Most students suffered from homesickness, but their loss lessened with time. They contin- ued to miss their families and friends, but began to make a home in Maryville. Jamey Boelhower talks to his parents on the phone. Maryville became a second home for many students. Photo by Chris Tucker. Michelle Schirm Angela Schmidt Kellie Schmidt Jennifer Schmiedeke Julie Schmitter Gina Schoening Janelle Scholten Sam Scholten Lara Schulenberg Lisa Schultes Amber Schultz Jennifer Schumacher Natalie Schwartz Amy Scoles Kerrie Scott Nicole Scott James Scrogin Kristine Seek Justin Scckel Ted Sciler Douglas Sellers Veronica Shanks Christina Shan- Amy Sheffield Lori Shinneman Staci Shipley Amy Shutt Sharia Sievers Callie Silvey Christina Sims Carrie Sindelar Angela Skahill Wendy Slaughter Rachel Sleevi Shannon Smedsrud Andrea Smith Garrick Smith Kimberly Smith Monica Smith Troy Smolherman Homesickness • 283 A student takes advan- tage of a warm spring day to study near Colden pond. Kite fly- ing, aerobics and Friz were otiier activities that took place by the pond. Photo by Chris Tucker. Raymond Snead Susan Snyder Vicki Snyder Jennifer Sobotka Cindy Sons Richard Sons Joy Sotter Joseph Spano Krissy Sparks William Spencer Kevin Spiehs Elise Sportsman Jennifer Spoils Michael Spriggs Kim Springatc Mallie Springer Laura Slageman Sandy Staker Tricia Stalone Cynlhia Starkebaum Emily Slenger Dawn Stephens Jennifer Stephens Jennifer Stewart Carrie Stiver Luke Stokes Mamae Stoll Chris Stolle Amy Stone Hillary Stone JoNell Stone Jennifer Stradcr David Straub Dawn Stromley Vanessa Strope Lisa Stubbendick Angela Stueve Roger Stull Russel Stull Sherry Sullivan 284 • Undergraduates Getting Away From It All Students relax, study and play games by Golden Pond. By Kathy Rives and Ruby Dittmer he water rippled and the weeping willows danced in the light summer breeze. Students napped, talked or read along the water ' s edge. Colden Pond was often a place of escape for students. Colden Pond was used by students for many reasons. In the spring and fall, people could be seen reading books, flying kites, playing Frisbee, doing aerobics or just kicking back and relaxing by the pond. Shelly Branstetter studied frequently by Colden Pond. She chose this spot because it was very peaceful and relaxing. " Colden Pond had such a beautiful view on warm and sunny days, " Branstetter said. " It was easier for me to study. Plus, I enjoyed the atmosphere of the place. After a long and stressful day, relaxing by Colden was great on the nerves. " During the winter months, Colden Pond was transformed into an ice rink. Ray Dinkins, president of the Rollerhockey Club, helped con- vince the campus to open Colden Pond for ice skating. " A long time ago, ice skating on Colden Pond was a huge community event, " Dinkins said. " They used to have a bonfire and then everyone would go ice skating. " While ice skating caused safety concerns in the past, recent decisions changed the rule. " They quit allowing ice skating 15 years ago due to the liability involved, " Randy Willis, head of Ground Services, said. " Our winters were not too hard and we were concerned with people falling through, however, we recently decided to allow skating again. " Willis was in charge of keeping the water clean and free of algae. An aerator was installed in the pond to circulate the water and keep it clear. According to Willis, the pond had to be at least 5 or 6 feet deep in order to remain clean. The average depth was around 10 feet. The area around it was a place for fun and games as well. Eric Schuster and his friends used the area around Colden Pond to play Friz, a game played on mountain bikes which involved a Frisbee, because it made a good playing field for the game. " It was a good fiat surface to ride our bikes on and play Friz, " Schuster said. " We were a bunch of showof fs and the area was a place where people could watch us. " The Outdoor Recreation Class used the pond for class meetings. Class member Laurie Miller enjoyed the change from having class indoors to outdoors. " We did many different activities on Colden Pond, such as canoeing and fishing, even though there weren ' t any fish in the pond, " Miller said. The Outdoor Recreation Class also learned casting and angling tech- niques at the pond. Whether it was spring or winter, students found entertainment and relaxation at Colden Pond. Dave Suther Yuko Suzuki Corey Sweat Tara Swinehart Matthew Swisher Christina Szlanda Kenny Talley Sharon Tamerius Yukiko Tani Jennifer Tapper Anne Taylor Cathy Taylor Eric Taylor Jamie Taylor Waltedda Taylor Angle Tccl Wendy Terry Karla Thayer Lori Theobald Ginny Thomas Eric Thomeczek Jennifer Thompson Lisa Thompson Marjorie Tl iompson Scott Thompson Sean Thompson Shama Thompson Jennifer Thomhill Miki Tokunaga Steven Tomps Mac Tonnies Amy Torres Antonio Torrez Shannon Torti Richard Toth Veronica Tran Shari Trask Jennifer Trolin Cara Tubbesinj Jason Tuck Colden Pond • 285 Christopher Tucker Kristal Turner Lurinda Turner Jim Ulvestad Cynthia Utsler Lorrie Vaccaro Landi VanAhn Jaime Vanbelkum Matt Vanboening Derrick Van Buren Jennifer Van Cooten Cara Vande Berg Melissa Vande Rostyne Erin Van Dyke Kimberly VanHoutan Trudi Van Noy Lashara Vemer Erin Vestecka Michael Vinson Nicole Voigts Jon Vonseggem Tondee Voortman Jackie Vosicka Jennifer Vyrostek Tammi Waddingham Tara Wagener Erik Wagler Amy Waldron Tanaya Walker Dennis Wall Josh Wall Crystel Walsh Heather Ward Melissa Ward Missy Wardrip Amy Warren Jayme Warren Julie Wasser James Watson Penny Watson Mark Wegner Cristelyn Wehrle Clare Welch Jamie Welch Jennifer Wells Eric Wentzel Amy West Ann Westhues Brian Whitaker Lauren White Tressa Whittington Marcus Whitworth Jennifer Widner Sarah Wieland Kristina Wilbum Aimee Wilke Michael Wilks Amy Willers Lisa Wille April Williams Bridget Williams Colin Willits Angle Wilson Hawkeye Wilson Michelle Wilson Travis Winter Sarah Witkowski Heather Wolf Ruth Ann Wolf Jody Wood Angela Wooden Andrea Woods Stacia Worley Amanda Wright Angle Wright Deanna Wright Robbyn Wright Levi Wyant Loretta Xu Kuri Yamashita Wk KtS ■■■■■■ ■■IHIHHH I 286 • Undergraduates Money, Plastic and Bags in Hand students struggle with the uncontrollable urge to shop. By Ruby Dittmer O he originally went to the mall to buy a birthday card. Two hours later, the birthday card was long forgotten as she left the mall with her arms full of bags from the GAP. For Cailey Auxier, this was often how her shopping adventures began. Although Auxier admitted she shopped frequently, she knew how to budget her money. " 1 was pretty good about budgeting myself, " Auxier said. " I knew what my limit was and if I did not think that I could have afforded it, [ would just go out with say $50 and leave my checkbook at home. " Shopping helped Auxier to forget about her problems. " Usually, I shopped with my mom or my friends, and it just got my mind off of whatever was bothering me, " Auxier said. " It was relaxing and I always had fun doing it. " Auxier said she usually shopped for clothes, except when she was depressed. " When I was depressed, I ' d shop for make-up and stuff and I put it on and felt better about myself, " Auxier said. " I think that I shopped a lot, but I did not think that I was out of control. I could tell myself when to stop. " Lia Ruiz ' s friends told her she was a shopaholic. " My friends thought that I shopped a lot and bought things that I did not need, " Ruiz said. " But I did not believe that I was a shopaholic. " Ruiz said her downfall was that she loved to buy greeting cards. " Hallmark was my favorite store, " Ruiz said. " Because I was from Mexico, I always would send cards to my friends and family back tiome. " Anthony Antognoli said that when he had money, he shopped. " I went shopping because I wanted something, " Antognoli said. " I liked to shop for clothes. " Most serious shoppers left Mary ville and headed to either St. Joseph Mo., or Kansas City, Mo. According to Auxier, Maryville did not have anywhere to shop. " I was originally from St. Joseph and preferred to shop in Kansas City, and Maryville did not even compare, " Auxier said. While some students admitted they loved to shop, others denied the desire. Like Auxier, who admitted a simple errand to a bookstore could have taken her hours, students and shopping went hand in hand. Cailey Auxier makes her selections at J C Penney ' s. Shopping helped Auxier take her mind off her problems. Photo by Jason Clarke. Sarah Yarkasky Ja.son Yoo .Sarah Youmans Sarah Young Becca Youngs Julie Zaioudek Jessica Zdenek Sue-ann Zciger L.ewis Zeiler Stephanie Zeilstra Brian Zenlner Nick Zerr Teresa Zesch Carol Zierke Erica Zuber Holly Zurbuchen Shopping •287 m f Senator Sam Graves and Dora Schirio, de- partment coordinator for the Missouri De- partment of Corrections, debate the issue of converting Mount Alverno into a minimum- medium security prison. Many of the resi- dents at the meeting voiced their opposition to the plan. Photo by Chris Tucker. Index Mini Mag As many of us stayed glued to our televi- sion sets watching O.J. Simpson in the trial of the century, an earthquake shook Kobe, Japan. The earthquake which registered 7.2 on the Richter scale and lasted only 20 sec- onds was the deadliest quake in Japan since 1923. I Major League Baseball players went on strike cancelling the 1994 season and the World Series, while owners began recruiting replacement players for the ' 95 season. Locally, the Mandarin Chinese restaurant prospered by the Show-Me Inn while the Maryville Free Press newspaper closed its doors for good. It seemed no matter what the conflict, it always happened . . . when we least expected it. N iX yh O.J. Absorbs Media Sports Hero Charged With Double Murder |hite Ford Broncos would never be seen the same way again. In July, images of the Bronco carrying a suicidal Hall of Fame football star being slowly pursued by a carnival of police cars flashed on screens across America. The image was joined by a question: Was former-Buffalo Bills starO.J. Simpson guilty ofmurderinghisex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ronald Goldman? What started out as a harrowing tale of a double murder turned into a media blitz as the Simpsons hit the front pages of tabloids, newspapers and books; flashed on the television screen and were on the lips of anyone with an audience or microphone. Details of O.J. and Nicole ' s private life became public domain. Nicole had met the sports star in 1 977 while she was a waitress, moved in with him a year later, got married in 1985, had a son named Justin and a daughter named Sydney and filed for divorce in 1992 on grounds of spousal abuse. Within the convoluted personal trials, the legal trial was supposed to go on for months. Over a hundred witnesses were called on by the prosecution and defense and the promise of a second trial if the verdict was not what the prosecution thought was fair Tabloids covered the events weekly. Between June and January, the " National Enquirer " had only one cover without any mention of the Simpson scandal. " Legitimate " newspapers, such as the New York Times and USA. Nicole Brown Simpson and O J. Simpson are shown in liappier times. The former Buffalo Bills defense player was accused of killing his ex-wife and her friend. The Associated Press photo. Today, covered the story with equal fervor. Nearly every day, there w, a new headline or angle to the story. The Kansas City Star did a full-p t story on the ice cream Nicole was eating moments before she died. The media set up what CNN described as an " O.J. City " outside ; courtroom, with lights, cameras and scaffolds. The prosecution .d defense teams fed them with sound bites. It got so bad that the Chief Jmi; Lance Ito had to ask the defense to stop making noise because the hub) ii had become so bad. ABC, NBC, CBS, Court television and CNN aired hourly reports in s beginning as the initial events unfolded. Regular programming was 1 stopped. ABC got so many complaints about people missing the s( ) operas that it aired its regularly scheduled programming. The program ; got such low ratings that the next day they were back to providing 0. A movie which detailed the events leading up to the trial was aired i Fox television, following in the tradition of such TV quickies as the duel ; Menendez movies on NBC and Fox and the three Amy Fisher movies Besides television and newspapers, instant books based on O.J. ; 1 Nicole Simpson ' s lives hit the newsstand and climbed the bestseller chai . Although many of the books told Nicole ' s side of the story includi; Sheila Weller ' s " Raging Heart, " O.J. released a book telling his side cal 1 " I Want To Tell You. " It was done in response to the thousands supportive letters he had received since his incarceration. Even O.J. ' s entertainment projects gained new prominence. The PI; boy exercise video, " Minimum Maintenance Fitness of Man " becam. video best seller and was requested by 37 news organizations. O.J. was not the only one getting media coverage. Ito was sho soaking in a hot tub in " People " magazine and A.C. Cawlings got his o " 1-900 " number. In a poll of 504 people done by " Entertainment Weekly " and " U. Today, " 78 percent of whites said there was too much O.J. on televisi compared to 67 percent of blacks. Daily ratings for the networks and CNN had reached record highs. 1 ratings for CNN have increased seven-fold. Student Richard Heitman said the media went overboard in th coverage. " The media had way too much coverage, " Heitman said. " I guess it v because he was such a celebrity. " Fred Lamer said ratings were the key to the amount of coverage. " It was mostly about business, " Lamer said. " Ratings went through i roof. The audience wanted O.J. and the networks gave it to them. 1 media was feeding that. If people weren ' t watching, I would bet it would be on the air. " Lamer said the decisions and revelations towards the end of the tr could marked the highest ratings of the trial. By the end of the year, O.J. had become almost as much a staple Americans as orange juice. By Mike Johns; 290 • Mini-Mag How it happened, a chronological account of events — • It began on June 12, 1994, when O.J. and Nicole left separately from their laughter Sydney ' s dance recital at Paul Revere School in Lx)s Angeles California. • Nicole had dinner with her family at Mezzaluna restaurant where Goldman vas working. • Later that night, at approximately 9:45 p.m., Goldman left the restaurant to etum eyeglasses that Nicole ' s mother had left at the restaurant by mistake. • Later in the evening, Brian " Kato " Kaelin. who lived in aguesthouse on O.J. ' s iroperty, heard three loud thumps outside the guesthouse and went out to check for he source of the loud noise at 1 1 p.m. • Meanwhile, O.J. was seen coming out of his house at 1 1 : 10 p.m. to a waiting imosine, saying that he had overslept. He arrived at the airport at 1 1 :35 p.m. to atch a plane to Chicago. • At midnight, Nicole ' s dog led her neighbors, Sukru Boztepe and his wife, iettina Rasmussen, to the slain bodies of Nicole and Goldman on the front steps if Nicole ' s condominium. • Nicole was found in the fetal position with several stab wounds and her throat lashed. Goldman ' s body had been stabbed repeatedly and there were signs of a lolent struggle. • The first detectives did not arrive at the house until 4:05 a.m. while O.J. ' s lane landed in Chicago. Upon waking Kaelin at his guesthouse, Los Angeles oliceman Mark Fuhrman discovered a bloody glove. • At 6:30 a.m., O.J. heard about the deaths and allegedly cut his hand when he lammed down a wine glass in the shock of the news. • He rushed from his hotel room and demanded a cab to the airport. He caught [le first flight to Los Angeles and, ignoring his lawyers ' warnings to keep silent, vas taken in for questioning and answered questions for three hours. • After examining the evidence later that day, the police called O.J. to turn imself in willingly. A panicked and reportedly suicidal. Simpson fled in his white ■ord Bronco, driven by friend, A.C. Cawlings, down a Los Angeles interstate. The ports star allegedly had a gun to his head that he said he would use it if the police lade any attempt to stop him. The 45 mph chase was aired live by every national and local network in the country. • Within hours of the killings, evidence had already begun stacking up against O.J. Blood was found at the crime scene near bloody footprints which were leading away from die bodies of the victims. DNA tests proved two drops matched Simpson ' s blood. • Human hairs were found in a dark knit cap and on Goldman ' s clothing resembling those of a black person. • A neighbor found the other bloody glove the morning after the murders which matched the blood found inside the Bronco and on the carpet. DNA tests showed that a small spot of blood found near the driver ' s side of the Bronco matched at least one of the victims. • At the pre-trial hearing in September, prosecutor Marcia Clark proved there was enough evidence for the case to go to trial despite allegations from the defense team that the L. A. police, coroner and crime lab technicians botched the gathering and analyzing of evidence. • Simpson ' s defense team included high profile lawyers such as Robert Shapiro, Johnnie Cochran Jr., Gerald Uelman and F. Lee Bailey. Shapiro lead pre- trial maneuvering, but Cochran took over when the case went to trial. • In January, Clark and Cochran gave their opening statements, although Cochran ' s statements were interrupted by a camera that gave a glimpse of a juror for a second. Ito stopf)ed media coverage, but Simpson ' s side was upset that they would not be able to tell their side of the story to millions of people like the prosecution and been allowed to. Ito relented and one camera was allowed in the courtroom to tape the events. • The trial began with Clark ' s summary of the murders while Cochran began with a look at Simpson ' s scars in an effort to show he could not have committed the murders. • The defense and prosecution tried to discredit witnesses brought to the stand. Mark Fuhrman, a prosecution trump card, was heard expressing racists comments and tampering with the evidence and the Simpson ' s maidnamed Rosa Lopez, a defense card, was caught in lies. he 9{prtlnvest ' J oundation The 9(pTthwest Joundation is (ocatedin tfk fUstoric Akmni Jiouse. ' " BuiCding foundations for the future " O.J. Simpson • 291 We Will Miss You Seniors! RaeAnn Archdekin Jennifer Endsley Nancie Lippert Jennifer Bickel Jennifer Grant Bri Miller Holly Bolon Kerry Haley Marci Mobley Michaela Butler Paula Holtman Astra Palevics Jennifer Caldwell Jeannette Kimes Denae Weiss PHIMU Educating Northwest about aquaintance rape, sexual harassment, communication skills and assertiveness. RAPE IS GONNA HAVE TO STOP RIGHTS 562-1241 Student Union 292 • Mini-Mag Si i 4 Disasters Put Nation in Disarray United States Battles Mother Nature Floods teaching at least 3,000 homes in berty County, Texas, high Iters flooded farm fields, streets d numerous buildings in mid- :tober in southeast Texas. fter 21 years of no trouble with cessive rainfall, about 30 inches rainfall hit the area in proximately 48 hours, ■ourteen thousand were meless after the flooding and XX) county homes were under striction to boil their water, any continued to wait for pumps fore necessities such as their lets could be used. Approximately 35 counties were signated federal disaster areas d thousands of people were ven tetanus shots. The high Iters took approximately 15 es. eventy-six roads were closed, counties were considered .aster-struck and at least 59 ople were treated for injuries. V few days after the flooding gan, four oil pipelines leaked barrels of crude oil into the San -into River. vs much as $700 million was proximated for losses during the oding. lomeowners used boats to travel ;k and forth to their " homes " to e any belongings they could. lid-October also brought oding to parts of southeast orgia. Savannah, Ga., a town of 0,000 had 16.6 inches and lanta had 2.8 inches, arleston, S.C. had 7.4 inches i Tallahassee, Fla., had 10.6. While October was usually orgia ' s driest months, the oding decreased farmers hopes the best harvest in 25 years, ;ording to USA Today. About 200 homes and business in Savannah were flooded, causing more than 300 people to find shel- ter. In Charleston, S.C, homes, roads and schools closed as the state exceeded its record of flooding that hit the state earlier in July. Snow Just when the worst of winter had passed, a blizzard blew into the East Coast area. According to The Kansas City Star, the snow fell an average of 2 to 3 inches an hour in Connecticut and left approimately 9,000 residents without power. Also in New York City, 3,000 workers, 1 ,300 plows and 350 salt- and-sand trucks were out nonstop. January of 1995 brought snow and low temperatures throughout the country, and ice storms hit Washington, D.C. The beginning of February brought dangerous snow storms to the Midwest. Four inches of snow piled on Illinois and Indiana at speeds of 40 mph. Two days later, though snow still remained, it moved to the East where it contin- ued to spread across the nation. Tornado Palm Sunday brought anything but praises for members of the Goshen United Methodist Church when a tornado destroyed the Piedmont, Ala. church. According to USA Today, 200 parishioners survived the tornado and 20 were killed 6 of whom were children. Ninety were injured and approximately 75 were able to get to the basement. The twister had been the worst tornado since No- vember of 1 992. Forest fires The month of July was a time of disaster for the the area west of Glenwood Springs, Colo. According to American Forests, a forest fire began on a ridge parallel to two canyons. The fire was a result of a year of drought, low humidity and high temperatures. This dry lightning fire eventually caused 40 more fires in the Grand Junction District in Colorado. On July 6, after a crew had been working on the fire, a dry cold front moved into the fire, causing the fires to rise. The flames reached 100-foot and spread rapidly. After only a few seconds, it ran uphill near the firefighters. Twelve firefighter died as a result. Two crew members on the northwest side also died when the fire spread Fireflghters help to put out fires. Three billion acres were damaged in the West. The Associated Press photo. Two weeks of rain kills 31 people in Georgia ' s floods. More than 35,000 people had to leave their homes as a result. The Associated Press photo. Thirty-five firefighters survived after escaping to safety areas. Earthquakes In early November, an earthquake in Seattle, Wash, measured 5 .0 on the Richter scale. It was the strongest quake to hit Puget Sound in 30 years that caused no serious damage or injuries. Stricking at 7:1 1 p.m., it shattered windows, knocked groceries off shelves and cracked the walls of two fire stations in Tacoma, Wash. The quake was felt as far as Canada and as far south as Salem, Ore. It was based 10 miles south of Seattle. National Disasters • 293 Sl t yh GOP Landslide Gingrich Assumes Role of Speaker hange echoed throughout the nation as the Republican Party seized control of Congress for the first time in 40 years. Republicans gained nine seats in the Senate to take a slim 53-47 majority. Their gains in the House were more significant, winning 52 previously Democrat-held seats. One shock was the ousting of the sitting Speaker of the House, Tom Foley, D-Califomia. This was the first time since the Civil War that a sitting Speaker was not re-elected. The country voted almost solid Republican, voting in rock singer Sonny Bono, R- Califomia, to the House of Representatives. Steve Largent, former football great, R- Oklahoma, was voted into the House as well. Newt Gingrich, R-Georgia, a virtual unknown to the nation, became well-known over night after becoming Speaker of the House. On the opening day of Congress, the new party passed congressional reform to make Congress accountable for the same laws as citizens were. They also changed some rules in House of Representatives that required a 60 percent super majority to increase taxes. The Senate also passed congressional accountability. Gingrich and other Republicans had unveiled a " Contract With America " prior to the election. The contract outlined their plans for the future if they were put into power. The contract included a crime bill designed to put limits on death penalty appeals, put more money into prisons and law enforcement, and reduce preventative programs and gun control. The bill also included a reduction of appeals after a criminal was convicted. This bill was passed by the House. Among other things in the contract was a bill to stop congress from putting mandates on states without the money to carry them out. The contract also included a tax break of $500 per child. One of the most bipartisan issues was the line-item veto for the president. That bill was intended to stop wasteful spending by allowing the president to put a line through anything he did not like. This bill was easily passed in the House. The empowerment of the Republican party received mixed reactions from students. " It was about time, " Sonja Erichsen said. " They really dug in right in the beginning and tried to get things done and even worked with the Democrats. " Although Republicans took the election as a sign to move the coun- try to the right, some students did not think it would work out. " It had a negative impact, " Brian Cummings said. " They wanted to cut spending for the most useful programs and they wanted to spend more than they took in. " Whether or not people were lib- eral or conservative, most agreed that the ' 94 election had a resound- ing theme of change. What could not be agreed upon was whether that change would be beneficial or harmful to the nation. By Chris Triebsch Cabinet Shake-U] Investigations, resignations, firings am hirings marked a time of turmoil in Presidec Clinton ' s Cabinet. The biggest shakeup came in July whei Clinton replaced Thomas (Mack) McLarty a Chief of Staff. Former eight-term congressmai and budget director Leon Panetta was immedi ately named as his replacement. Lloyd Bentsen, treasury secretary, resign© his position and Clinton immediately replacei him with Robert Rubin, the director of the Na tional Economic Council, in December. Rubii had been Bentsen ' s presumptuous heir fo months. Also resigning her post in December wa White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers Myers had been criticized for months for usin; laughter and irreverence in handling sharp edged questions from reporters. She was re placed by Michael McCurry. Mike Espey, Secretary of Agriculture, re signed his position after an ethics investigatioi from an independent counsel. Dan Glickmar former Kansas congressman, was nominated ti replace Espey. Glickman was one of man; Democrats to be voted out of office in 1994. The Clinton administration struggled will resignation and reappointment of cabinet mem bers. Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich discusses the Republican ' s " Contract with America. " Gingrich consid- ered himself a " moderate with strong family values. " The Associated Press photo. Surgeon General Oust for Views on Masturbatii Many people gathered at the United Nations B ing in December to hear the U.S. Surgeon Gei speak at World AIDS Day. However, her con trove comments led to her dismissal. Elders had finished a speech on the AIDS virus v she was asked if she supported teachers encoura masturbation as a form of safe sex. " With regard to masturbation, I thought that something that it was a part of human sexuality a part of something that perhaps should be tauj Elders said, according to Jet magazine. Elders also was criticized after a December ! speech when she argued for the legalization of di Soon after, her son was convicted of selling cocaii a police informer and received a 10-year sentenc After leaving office. Dr. Jocelyn Elders saic removal was politically motivated in an attempt t elect President Clinton. No one had replaced Elders. 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Clinton asked the former president to help the Haitians come to an agreement in which the :urrent military leaders would step down in exchange for their bank accounts being unfl M| jen. Clinton also called upon Carter to mediate the talks between the baseball players and owners. Carter was once again thrusted into the media spotlight to save the game just days before spring training was to begin. Although he left office in 1980, Carter re- gained the spotlight 14 years later. Subway Incidents Subways hit the headlines as tales of murder md mayhem hit the newspapers. Colin Ferguson was convicted of ndiscriminately firing 30 shots from a 9mm )istol as he stalked the aisle, murdering six )assengers on a New York City commuter train, rhe 37-year-old Jamaican immigrant refused an nsanity plea and offered a bizarre defense as his )wn lawyer. The evidence was overwhelming. All but two )f the 19 surviving victims testified against him. fwelve identified him as the gunman. The first )erson shot on the train, Maryanne Phillips, told -erguson she saw him shoot her. This was epeated over and over in the Long Island ourtroom. The victims said they were glad to have the )pportunity to face Ferguson. It took 1 hours for the jury to deliberate before etuming its verdict in a courtroom where the ictims of the attack and families of the slain vere. A bomb exploded on a New York subway Dec. 12. No trains were going through so there were 10 injuries, but the bomb did do thousands of iollars worth of damage. Police had appre- lended no suspects in the bombing. rJ tio4 Tragedy in the Air Disasters Result in High Deaths In the evening of Sept. 8, 1994, Earl and Grace Weaver of Sanford, N.C., were watching television when the program was interrupted with news of the crash of US Air flight 427 near Pittsburgh International Airport. All five members of their son ' s family were on board that flight in which all 127 passengers and five crew members were killed. Families across the country faced similar tragedies as four US Air and American Eagle flights crashed in 1994, killing a total of 252 people. On July 2, a US Air DC-9 crashed in a thunderstorm near the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport in North Carolina, leaving 37 people dead. Wind shear was thought to be the cause of the crash. Weather made an impact in another plane crash as well. All 68 people on board American Eagle Flight 4 1 84 died when it rolled upside down in a rainstorm and fell into a soybean field in northwest Indiana. This crash was believed to have been caused by ice on the wings. The crash occurred on Nov. 1. Fifteen people died when an American Eagle Jetstream 3200 crashed near Raleigh - Durham, N.C. on Dec. 13. An Aeroflot jet made an emergency landing in Arkhangel ' sk, Russia, after the crew substituted lemonade for missing hydraulic fluid in the system that lowered the landing gear. Becky Bennett said the number of plane crashes in the past year would make her look more closely at an airline before she decided to fly on it. " I would probably look for (an airline) that had a better record for staying in the air, " Bennet said. All of the American Eagle flights that crashed were commuter or regional planes, and many critics of air safety had pointed out that safety standards were lower for commuter airlines, despite the fact that these smaller, lighter planes did not have the same structural strength of big jets. An airplane carrying Grand Canyon tourists lost an engine and crashed, killing seven tourists and one pilot. This was the fourth crash that planes of Las Vegas Airlines suffered since 1 980. The crashes resulted in 23 deaths all together. The previous three crashes were caused by pilot errors. Kansas City International Airport experienced two crashes within a few months. In one, a plane arriving from Sedalia, Mo. went down just short of runway I. Three months later on Feb. 16, on the same runway, the tail of an cargo plane scraped the runway during takeoff and exploded on impact, killing three crew members immediately. The crash caused the airport to shut down for 40 minutes. Although there was a large number of commuter and commercial air- line crashes, most critics ad- mitted people were at a great- er risk getting into a car than into an airplane. By Andrea Friedman USAir American Eagle Plane Crashes ►f Flight 427 ► - Sept. 8 ►f 132 dead Cause unknown ►fDC-9 ►f July 2 ►f 37 dead ' Caused by a wind shear ►)- Flight 4184 ► Nov. 1 ►f 68 dead Caused by iq wings ►)- Jet Stream 3200 Dec. 13 ►f 15 dead Cause unknown Plane Crashes • 297 N ti 4 Violence Rocks Abortion Clinic Abortions were a hot topic with Americans. Over the past year, it was again in the front of people ' s minds when two men decided to take the issue of abortion into their own hands. 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Gunfire came from the side- walk along Pennsylvania Avenue when a man pulled a rifle from his coat, stuck it through the fence and started spraying rounds at the north entrance of the White House. Francisco Duran took about 10 seconds to shoot off 20 to 30 rounds before witnesses subdued him and wrestled him to the ground. Several agents leapt over the fence and more agents arrived. President Clinton and his fan were not injured in the incidi neither were any of the Wl House staff. The Secret Service sugges President Clinton limit his app( ances and bullet-proof glass co be attached to the gates along perimeter. Besides the shooting, somei else had designs on hurting Clintons. A homeless man cha an officer 60 yards acre Pennsylvania Avenue Dec. ignoring repeated orders to dro knife taped to his arm. Marcelino Corniel, 33, stc motionless as five police offic surrounded him. When he looke( his left, an officer fired twice, later died in the hospital. 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For many, they were the picture of the loving family and presented a heartbreaking look at a family ' s loss of so much. " I didn ' t think that any parent could love their children more than 1 did, " Smith said in Newsweek. Two weeks later, the country learned the startling truth: Smith had rolled her car into a nearby lake with her children still strapped in the back seat. " I was totally shocked, " Trisha Marshall said. " I thought being a mother — how could you do that to your own children? " Other people, however, were not stunned by Smith ' s confession. " I wasn ' tsurprised. " Holly Baker said. " Her storyjust didn ' t match. " The story that Smith told authorities and the nation had some discrepancies. She had claimed that a man with a gun entered her car while she was stopped at a deserted intersection. Smith said the gunman, who was on foot, ordered her to drive and then forced her out of the car in front of a house. The man said that he did not have time to release her children. Smith claimed. Local authorities found several holes in Smith ' s story. The stoplight at the intersection was controlled by oncoming traffic. The light would remain green unless a car approached on the other road. Because she claimed the intersection was deserted, the stoplight should not have been triggered. Smith confessed to the crime on the morning of Nov. 10. In her confession she revealed what really had happened to her sons. She detailed how she waited until her children were asleep in their car seats and then drove to a pier. There, she closed all of the windows and stepped out, letting the car continued to roll into water. It floated nearly 1 00 feet from the pier before it flipped over and sank while Smith stood on the shore watching. Around 4: 1 5 p.m. of the day of Smith ' s confession, her car was found at the bottom of the lake by divers. Smith was charged with the murders two and a half hours later. Smith ' s lawyer claimed she was " heartbroken " over the events. Citing financial and relationship problems, Smith claimed that the drownings had been part of a suicide attempt. Some students said there was no doubt she was insane. " She was insane; it was temporary insanity, " Julie Johnson said. " But I still thought that she should have gone to jail for the rest of her life. " The Smith case was expected to come to trial sometime in the middle of " 95 for her sentencing. By Lesley Thacker Sho Hop. ■food STORES " 623 South Main Maryville 582-7331 24 hour f!! 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" Talks between representatives of the Major League Baseball Players ' Association union and the teams ' owners, on a new collective bargaining agreement, had proved to be inconclusive prior to the announced strike date. The talks had been set to assist in the replacement of the four-year agreement on collective bargaining, which had expired at the end of the 1993 season. However, major problems surfaced because of the players ' refusal to consider any at- tempts by the owners to im- pose a salary cap on teams ' overall salaries. For players, a salary cap meant major league clubs could only spend a certain amount of money on its players. Players who demanded more than a team could pay them, could, in the players ' words, force them to accept a pay cut, thereby dimin- ishing their value and earn- ing power. A total of 669 games had been lost to the strike and threatened the 1995 base- ball season. Under the owners ' plan, the owners would give the players 50 perce of what the 28 major league teams ' collected in revenues, which woi establish a minimum and maximum payroll. Although the total a te£ could spend on its players would have no restriction, a teams ' total payr would be specified. Under the free-market system the players wanted to keep, playe received 58 percent of the revenues. The players also rejected the ownei proposal of revenue-sharing between every team, arguing their salari would be lowered as a result and the free-agent system which they labor for in previous strikes. Other major issues dividing owners and players were free-agenc minimum salaries and salary arbitration. After nearly two months of unsuccessful meetings, the Clinton admi istration decided to get involved to resolve baseball ' s labor dispute. On Oct. 14, Secretary of Labor Robert Reich appointed William Use as special mediator to help the players and owners negotiate a settleme to the neverending strike. However, by February, despite Usery ' s help, the players and ownj broke off all talks between each other forcing President Clinton to ask t U.S. Congress to order binding arbitration. With no outward signs of haste on the part of Congress to appro binding arbitration, and with the players still out on strike, owners decid to open spring training camps in Florida and Arizona with replaceme players, much to the chagrin of managers and players, alike. By Matt Bre A ba.seball fan holds up a sign in protest. The fans suffered through a fall season without a World Series for the first time since 1904. The AssociatedPress picture. Hockey Lockout New York Ranger ' s fans who anxiously awaited the start of the team ' s defense of the Stanley Cup had to wait three months longer than they thought. The hockey season was delayed because of a lockout between the owners and players. National Hockey League commissioner Gary Beltman called a lockout to halt the season before it got started because of issues concerning the owners and players. These issues had to be agreed on before the season could start. Player representative Bob Goodenow discussed with the owners issues that included salary arbitration, a salary cap, the entry draft, free agency and rookie salaries. The owners were most concerned with cutting back on the player ' s salaries. The season was supposed to start on Oct. 1 , which it did not, and the owners and players could not agree on anything until January. They eventually hammered out a six-year deal that gave the owners some restrictions on the eligibility of free agents. The players, however, did manage to get the salary cap idea voted down. As a result of the intense negotiations, the 103-day strike shortened the 1995 season to 48 games. 302 • Mini-Mag ¥fha4 s so GREAT about Northwest? I 3 The beauty of our campus has earned us the designation of Missouri Arboretum. 1 We ' re Missouri ' s safest campus. We have the nation ' s first Electronic Campus. 4 We have the finest teacher preparation in the state with Horace Mann School. Our campus is heated and cooled by renewable sources of energy. Our altemative crops ■5 program makes the most of regional farmland. J We were a finalist for the Missouri Quality Award. All this and more! Northwest - Your ultimate choice. Baseball Strike • 303 A Year of Firsts for NASA Nations were brought closer together and the first woman shuttle pilot and the first African-American man spacewalked beyond a place called Earth — space. Early February became a moment in history when Russia ' s space station, Mir, came within 37 feet of the U.S. shuttle. Discovery for the first time in 20 years. This was the first time the United States and Russia had come so close to each other since the 1975 Apollo-Soyuz docking. " We were bringing our spaceships closer together, we were bringing our nations closer together, " Discovery ' s commander, James Wetherbee, said at the moment the two approached. One of the shuttle pilots that was aboard this flight was the first female shuttle pilot, Eileen Collins. Another new venture for this Discovery flight was made by two shuttle astronauts, Michael Foale and Bernard Harris. The two astro- nauts spent 4 1 2 hours in an open cargo bay and 30 minutes outside where temperatures reached as low as minus 1 25 degrees Fahrenheit. " It was like putting my fingers in that liquid nitrogen freezer we have (at NASA), " Foale said in USA Today. Harris was also the first African- American to walk in space. Astronauts Mark Lee and Carl Meade became a part of the first untethered spacewalk in 10 years. Another moment in space was when the space shuttle Endeavor rocket spent 151 2 days in space, making it the longest flight in history. Each flight that the United States endeavored held its own impor- tance for the progression of space in the future. By Amy Duggan Astronaut Mark Lee walks 150 miles above Earth untethered from the pace shuttle Discovery. The seven hour .spacewalk was the first in 10 years. The Associated Press photo. e support Northwest Missouri State University, For information on health plans call 1-800-884-6854 Individual health plans for students and families. BlueCross BlueShield of Kansas City mi Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Konsos Crty is an independent licerxsee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Missouri Valley Electric Company 1640 Baltimore P.O. Box 419640 • KansasCity, Missouri 64141 (816)471-5306 (800) 821-3143 • FAX (816) 472-1135 Electrical Distributor Since 1914 ReyNolds BiNdERy Inc. 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" Stephens traveled to Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico where there was less humidity in the air. While in the states, Stephens recorded the impacts the comet had on the planet on video through a telescope. Stephens first presented a slide show on the Macintosh computer and information on the Hubble Space Telescope to the Board of Regents. This was the first time that people had a chance to see what could happen if a comet of similar size were to strike Earth. Dr. Jim Smeltzer, professor of physics, watched the comet on NASA television from his home. Deloitte ToucheiLP More than 56,000 professionals in 108 countries serving the accounting auditing, tax and management consulting needs of the world ' s strongest companies. We ' re also right here in your backyard. 1010 Grand Avenue, Suite 400 Kansas City, Missouri 64106 Two Ruan Center, Suite 1200 Des Moines, Iowa 50309 2000 First National Center Omaha, Nebraska 68102 DeloitteTouche Tohmatsu International We Listen. We Deliver. He believed it had an impact for the study of science. " I believe that the information learned from this will better characterize comets and the atmosphere of Jupiter, " Smeltzer said. Astronomers believed the dust sent up from the collision between the planet ' s surface and the comet may eventually form a ring around Jupiter. It would be the second known ring around the planet for more than 1,000 years. Because of the comet ' s collision, many telescopes were pointed to- ward Jupiter to see how the comet will effect the planet in years to come. By Tami Dodson and Amy Duggan A comet makes a straight path to- ward Jupiter. The picture was taken by the Hubble Telescope. Photo courtesy of Darin Stephens. (mm CONGRATULATIONS to the Northwest Missouri State University Class of 1995 lie a ave 119 North Main Maiyville,MO 64468 (816) 582-7478 (800) 242-7029 Jupiter • 305 Do you need job search assistance vhen seeking your internship, summer job, or fiiDrtime position? 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The Netherlands had the largest evacuation ■ver as 250,000 people had to leave their homes n Limburg. a province of Belgium, and jelderland. a province of the Netherlands. Germany broke a record from 1926 as tlie Ihine River rose to 35 feet at Cologne. The vater also spread to the north of France. Although rain and melting snow caused high vaters, speculation arose from critics that shop- )ing malls, parking lots and highways in France nabled much water to be absorbed. Parallel ilowing that caused water to drain from crops in )ne direction may have also led to excessive vater. According to Geographical magazine, the looding caused extensive damage and was only )ne of a handful of severe floods in a 158 year leriod, Ferry Boat A search team scattered as they hunted the Baltic Sea late September in search of more than ;00 people thai were in the ferry, Estonia, that apsized a few days earlier. Finnish and Swedish helicopters explored the ib degree waters that the ferry had traveled en oute to Stockholm. According to USA Today, the number on loard was unclear, but Estonian authorities ap- )roximated the number to 1 ,047. Reported survi- ors and deaths were unknown as Finnish au- horities estimated 826 deaths and 1 38 survivors, vhile the Swedish only estimat ed 147 survivors iid 58 dead. Investigations were being made to find the ause, possibly a faulty seal on the ship ' s bow loor. Barings Bank The collapse of England ' s oldest bank, tarings, led authorities to arrest Nicholas eson, who allegedly caused the bank ' s col- ipse after accumulating nearly $1 billion in " ading losses. Leeson, 28. fled Singapore in February and as detained on an arrest warrant by German order police at Frankfurt ' s airport, according to fSA Today. Leeson faced arraignment on March 3. ingapore authorities wanted him extradited to ace charges. They contended he forged a docu- lent confirming payment of $81 million into a ank account so that Barings would believe the um had been paid by a U.S. company. Devastating Quake Tremor Shakes Japan I apan was the target of Mother Nature ' s vengeance when she struck the city of Kobe with a devastating earthquake. The earthquake which measured 7.2 on the Richter scale and lasted only 20 seconds was Japan ' s strongest and most deadly quake since 1923 when a quake hit Tokyo and measured 7.9 on the Richter scale. The city of Kobe, which was the sixth largest city in Japan, was a major economic epicenter with computer companies, breweries and automobile parts factories located there. It also had a population of 1 .5 million and was hit hard with over 4,000 dead and over 2 1 ,000 injured. The death toll and injuries could have been greater had the quake not occurred at dawn, when many people were not out or even awake. The city, which was dark and contained thirsty and hungry citizens, lost an estimated 30,000 buildings to the quake which struck on Jan. 17. There were over 275,000 people without homes, as more than a million homes had been destroyed. " I got a call from a friend who lived in Kobe, " Kuri Yamashita said. " His home was demolished but he was fine. He was originally from Chicago and he was there teaching English. He got a new apartment and new furniture. He was fine but there were still a lot of people living there without homes. " There was a temporary fix for the homeless problem with high schools and the city ward becoming shelters. The city ward building was crowded with hundreds of people " crammed side by side which left only a narrow path for walking, " said Nicholas D. Kristof, writer for the New York Times and the building was cold and smelly because of no running water or electricity in the town. The lines for the water trucks were extremely long when they had finally arrived but they remained orderly. There was also a shortage of food in the area with citizens eating only once a day while waiting for supplies to come. The hospitals, which were already crowded with patients from an influenza epidemic which had struck earlier, had to turn away earthquake victims. NHK, the public broadcasting corporation for Japan, reported that patients at the central hospital in Nishinomiya had slept on the floors there. Murano Technical High School was set up as a morgue to house the bodies of quake victims. The price tag for the damage that the earthquake caused was more than $60 billion in losses of buildings and property. The quake de- stroyed several highways and bridges. Although the financial devas- tation from the quake was tre- mendous, the many lives that were lost could never be re- placed, even af- ter Kobe had been rebuilt from the bot- tom up. By Sharon Johnson Causing transporation problems, a bridge was overturned. The quake regis- tered 7.2 on the Richter scale. The Associated Press photo. Japan Earthquake • 307 Handshake of Peace Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and King Hussein of Jordan shake hands on the South Lawn of the White House as a sign of peace for the Middle East. In 1948, a war between the Jews and Arabs, kept the two nations as enemies for several years. The war brought Arab Palestinians into Jordan, causing numerous refugees and a disgruntled relationship on both sides of the Jordan River. President Bill Clinton, who joined in on the peace agreement, believed the old enemies would give the people a new currency of hope and the chance to prosper in a region of peace. The Associated Press photo. IRA Declares Cease Fire For the first time in 25 years of war, the Irish Republican Army in early September declared a " complete cessation of military operations " in Northern Ireland. According to an article in USA Today, the war dated back to a 1 2th century English invasion. In 1 800, Ireland became a part of the United King- dom and in 1 920, the province was forced to split by the Irish Nationalists. After Ireland left the United Kingdom in 1948, the Catholics wished to be ruled in a nationalistic way; whereas the Protestants wished to remain under British rule. The war officially began in 1969 and had continued ever since. The Catholics celebrated the news, while others believed that the cease fire was just an advancement of the war into a new phase. ' This struggle was not over, " Gerry Adams, head of the IRA ' s political wing, said. ' This struggle was into a new phase. " People remained optimistic as to whether the IRA cease fire would last. However, support from other countries helped to ensure the pro- cess. UIVI BANK MEMBER FDIC America ' s Strongest Barks. 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It began in May 1992 when the Yugoslavian publics of Orthodox Serbians, Muslims and Catholic Croatians declared dependence from the government and started fighting, •irst, the Muslims aligned with the Croats to fight against the Serbs, but er separate Croat groups began fighting against Muslim groups for their m territory. rhe Serbs were the strongest side and had been storming across the nner Yugoslavia capturing practically all territory except the northwest mer of Bosnia- Herzegovina. They controlled 70 percent of the country d were determined to take the rest of the war-torn country. Tie North Atlantic Treaty Organization was set up in Bosnia to help with 1 efforts. [ s of Jan. 1 , 1995, a cease-fire that was to last four months took effect, t ended almost as soon as it began. United Nations mediators led by rrmer president Jimmy Carter presented a peace plan to both sides that i)uld give 5 1 percent of Bosnia to Muslim s and Croats, and 49 percent Serbs. Tie Serbs rejected that plan. According to a story in Time magazine, they isented additional demands, including access to the Adriatic Sea, a are in governing Sarajevo, an end to sanctions and " constitutional angements. " CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 1995 Hampton Inn - Airport 11212 North Newark arcle Kansas City, MO 64153 (816)464-5454 H4 ACME FOOD VENDING INC. 803 S. 8TH STREET ST. JOSEPH, MO 64501 " A Complete Food Vending Service " CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 1995 EDPOmiER BRANCH OPERATIONS MANAGER 233-5848 " The last was a veiled reference to the Bosnian Serbs ' call for recognition as a separate state free to merge one day into a Greater Serbia, " Bruce Nelan wrote. The costs were not just territory gained or lost — many human lives were violently lost. Wide- spread tales of vicious " ethnic cleansing " in- volved wiping out people of a certain race shocked and horrified many around the world. By Colleen Cooke In attempt to gain land, violence continues to erupt in Bosnia. 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President Clinton described Castro ' s new emigration policy as " attempting to export to the U.S. the political and economic crisis he has created in Cuba. " Some in the Cuban-American community began to call for a total blockade of Cuba to hasten Castro ' s downfall. The White House increased pressure on Castro to change his emigration policy by announcing that it would reduce charter flights to Cuba, reduce remittances of CubaBs escape on rafts. The United States allowed at least 20,000 refugees yearly. The Associated Press photo. Cuban-Americans to relatives in Cuba and increase anti-Castro broad casts to Cuba. In September, the U.S. government agreed to allow a minimum ol 20.000 Cuban refugees into the country annually. In return, Casu-c agreed to non-violently stop the raft exodus. Officials said the U.S embargo against Cuba would gradually be lifted. Washington denied citizenship to most of the 30,000 refugees thai were detained in camps at Guantanamo Bay and in Panama in order tc avoid another flood of boat people attempting to enter the counu-y Instead, they must return home and apply for visas. It was estimated that as many as 2 million Cubans would flee if the) could due to the deteriorating economic and political conditions tha existed in that country. " I could not work; there was no electricity, " a literature professor ir Miramar, a middle-class neighborhood in Havana, said. " We wer( cooking with kerosene or charcoal, if we could find it. " In a rare interview with U.S. News and World Report, Castro said he was in favor of economic reform for Cuba, but not broad politica liberalization. " We did not believe we should have done anything that led to chaos or anarchy, because no country could be governed if it was in chaos, ' Castro said. Cubans, wishing to gain entry into the United States, would now have to go through legal channels rather than building rafts. By Andrea Friedman Congratulations to our graduating Seniors! December Kathleen Kennedy Heather Houseworth Kari Cecil Karissa Boney Jody Nielsen Amie Ogden Jennifer Sutton Coleen McMahon May acy Booth Sh Karl Bales Kami Pingel T ' Beaver Breiicla Cook An die Foral ynn non Schmidt Amanda Endicott Cris Lydoi Kerrie H Terri Scnuroer Francie Miller NicikQle Blankens August Christy Lucas Angle Otte Leslie Tiernan 310 • Mini-Mag i M4 t yk M Haiti Freedom was the word on the ind of 10,000 Haitian refugees 10 escaped the country ' s leaders. However, their destination was orida ' s already crowded coasts, jcording to U.S. News and World port. President Clinton was :ed with a dilemma: how to force i current military rulers of Haiti step aside in order to divert a full- ale refugee crisis. The refugees were coming rap- ly, escaping militant leaders led Lt. Gen. Raoul Cedras. Well er 5,000 took to the sea during i week of July 1 1, despite pleas Dm U.S. officials that they seek ylum at three processing centers Haiti. The pressure was then shifted ito the United States, which lened Guantanamo Bay Naval ise in Cuba to cope with the out- i)W. Fifteen thousand U.S. troops litered the country to assure everything would go according to the deal, but no force was needed because disaster had been averted. United States vowed to see ev- erything through the changes in Haiti, even at the cost of casualties among U.S. soldiers and marines on the island. Some officials hinted that the troops would be home by Christmas but Haitian generals had agreed to step down by October 15, making way for the return of exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. After the arrival of troops, more than 14,000 Haitian refugees from the U.S Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, began returning to their homeland. Carter had helped end the hate in Haiti by sending troops. Which was opposite of the reality of the situation. Within hours of the arrival of the American force, a crowbar-weilding policeman chased a young man, hitting him in the back and then turning on a re- porter. Carter ' s agreements won plau- dits worldwide and almost cer- tainly saved lives of many Haitians and probably at least a few U.S. troops. The mission may had be- come considerably more compli- cated with the violence committed by the Haitian authorities against Port-au-Prince residents. Yet the U.S. troops were given the job to control the streets and bring peace. Chechnya Russian troops numbering 40,000 blasted their way through Grozny building by building to keep Chechnya from seceding from the Russian Federation. President Boris Yeltsin tried to keep the war-torn and poverty stricken Russia together. Critics argued that even if Yeltsin suc- ceeded in retaking the Chechnya presidential palace, his image may have been irreplaceably tarnished. Meanwhile, Chechnya contin- ued to be devastated and Russia continued to be weakened. Rwanda A leaderless country ravaged by hunger and war while refugees in Rwanda struggled for survival. The absence of strong leaders had left the country in chaos. Two stron g tribes the Hutu and Tutsi continued their conquests for con- trol of the country. By midsummer, the Tutsi tribe claimed victory and began to set up its own form of government which launched a new wave of refugees. Over 250,000 people had fell victim to genocide, and more than 200,000 had fied to neighboring countries such as Zaire and Tanza- nia for refuge. Orphaned Rwandan children who fled their native land were cared for by French medics. They suffered from cholera, starvation and wounds received while in battle. The future re- mained grim for the citizens of Rwanda, with more bloodshed, depravation and uncertainty. Alpha Sigma Alpha Congratulates its graduating seniors Marcy Acosta Stacy Barr Jenn Blair Dawn Cooley Stacy Dettro Tracie Drennen Robbi Haines Heather Hamlin Jill Hanke Jennie Hansen Nicole Hansen Jen Hupka Stacy O ' SuUivan Heather Orr Theresa Quijano Angi Salisbury Tricia Tinsley Beth Weekly Cherlyn Wilhelm Cuba ' 311 Two Pilots Downed in Korea Hall Survives Hostage Situation Bobby Hall reads a speech after arriving back at an Air Force base. Hairs helicopter was forced down near a demilitarized zone. Hall had unintention- ally flown into the zone to familarize his co-pilot with the zone. The pilot of the plane. Chief Warrant Officer David Hilemon. was killed. Hall was captured and spent 13 days as a captive in North Korea. The Associated Press photo. An Ai ' iny helicopter was shot down last December when it accidently strayed into a demilitarized zone that separated North and South Korea. Chief Warrant Officers Bobby Hall and David Hilemon were the pilots when the incident occurred. Hilemon died in the crash and Hall was taken as a prisoner by North Korean officials who had originally refused to return the body of Hilemon or free Hall. Hilemon was a veteran of the Persian Gulf War and had been a resident of Clarksville, Tenn. His body was returned to the U.S. on Dec. 21, five days after he was killed. Hall remained a hostage for two weeks after the crash, being allowed to return home on New Years Eve. People magazine reported he was greeted with hugs, smiles, ap- plause and tears of joy in his hometown of Brooksville, Fla. While he soaked in his new found freedom, a part of him had still mourned the loss of Hilemon, who was his friend as well as his co-pilot. Hall said he fell guilty because he got to come home and walk across to freedom and Hileman did not. 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Michael Fay, an 18-year-old iiio college student, captured the otlight when he was subjected to ■; lashes from a 4-foot-long, half- jh-thick cane after spray painting number of cars while touring ngapore. Fay was also imprisoned for ree months in Singapore for his ime. ' When he returned back home to ;iyton, Ohio in June, Fay was [igued with post-traumatic stress ndrome. President Clinton called the pun- iment " extreme, " but Prime Min- er Lee Hsien Loong saw no rea- n why " foreigners should have en more thin-skinned " than citi- ns of Singapore. Fay ' s stormy year was not over yet. Fay ' s domestic affairs were just as bad as his foreign ones. In August, he made headlines once again after a kitchen-tloor fight with his 47-year-old father, George, a manufacturing execu- tive. Fay got through these trouble- some times by sniffing butane from a can, a practice he picked up in Singapore. This developed into a full-blown addiction and in September, Fay landed in Hazelden clinic, a well- known drug and alcohol rehabilita- tion facility located in Center City, Minn. In mid-October, Fay checked himselfout of Hazelden and began living in a spartan halfway house in St. Paul, Minn. Eventually, he wanted to attend college, however, he said in People magazine that although his physi- cal wounds may eventually heal, his emotional ones would always be present. Being caned or put to death. CONROY PAINTING AND DECORATING INDUSTRIAL • COMMERCIAL • INSTITUTIONAL PAINTING WALL COVERINGS SPECIAL COATINGS SANDBLASTING 232-9330 4402 S. 40TH. ST. JOSEPH »AKe Conroy • Pres. Mike Bain - V Pres PHONE ■ lt.2)2«UO tl(-2M-Hrt some people were a little sore at the punishments they were given for their crimes. Pope John Paul II He was Time magazine ' s " Man of the Year, " he ascended the record charts in Europe, his book was a number one best sel ler and he continued to bring in thousands when he spoke about God. In his 16lh year as Pontiff, the first non-Italian pope in nearly five centuries, has shown little fear in his dealings with Catholic issues and book deals. Pope John Paul II received death threats, signed a $6 million book deal and protested abortion. Time magazine reported that his attacks on the Cairo conference which advocated abortion to slow the population growth caused the Tablet to report, " Never had the Vatican cared less about being un- popular than under Pope John Paul II. " The death threats stopped the pope from making visits to Beirut and Sarajevo. Still, his word spread throughout the lands as his book entitled " Crossing the Threshold of Hope " was released and became an inter- national bestseller in 35 countries around the world and selling over 1 million copies. The money went to charity. While the book was selling mil- lions of copies, the pope suffered seriously declining health. In 1993, he dislocated his shoul- der and fractured his arm after trip- ping during a speech to his follow- ers. In April, he fell again, not fully recovered from his last fall, and broke his thighbone. His health caused him to cancel his trip to the United States in Sep- tember. Still, despite numerous death threats and ill health. Pope John Paul II made piousness into a prof- itable business. O ' RILEY BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY Box 500 • Maryville, Missouri 64468 Ralph O ' Riley Home: 816-582-2711 Office: 816-582-2181 GENERAL FASTENER, INC. INDUSTRIAL FASTENER SPECIALISTS SCOTT SITTNER SALES MANAGER 1 350 WOODSWETHER RD KANSAS CITY. MO 64105 816-842-3998 816-842-6076 FAX 800-748-7701 Micheal Fav 3 3 SiMjt mJ- j04M. Tuition Hikes Plague Students Increase Claimed Necessary, But Not Welcome 1 1 was becoming an annual event. For the past four years tuition had been raised. Both in-state and out-of-state students would be paying more money for tuition in the fall of 1995. Undergraduate in-state tuition would raise from $7 1 a credit hour to $76. Out-of-state undergraduate students would pay $132.50 per credit hour instead of $124.50. Graduate students would not be exempt. In-state would be $95 .50 instead of $89 and out-of-state would be $168.50 instead of $158. University president Dean Hubbard said the state funding had decreased regularly over the past few years. Another problem occurred when that money had to be used for cer tain expenses. Students had mixed emotions about the tuition increases. Some believed the defeat of Amendment 7 would have curbed any future increases. " Amendment 7, if passed, threatened to raise tuition, " Michelle Diggs said. " The University led us to believe that if Amendment 7 was defeated, tuition would not rise. In a sense, I believed they betrayed us. " Diggs, like other students, also understood that the money had to come from somewhere. " I guess if the state wasn ' t giving us the money, students would have to pay if we wanted the same quality, " Diggs said. Although the faculty members sympathized with the students, they Millions served. Over the years. McDonalds has helped Americas students through scholarships, jobs and fund drives. And we ' re happy to say our commitments growing, one student at a time. A Ocwld 1 CuporM on believed the increases were necessary so other programs would not h to get cut. " I hated to see the continual increases because it was getting tough students, " Jerry Brekke, associate professor of government, said. Hubbard said that the bulk of student ' s money went into instruction, also said Northwest ' s average for money going to instruction was hig than the national average. Christina Stone, a member of Student Senate, said they discussed tuition issue at length during their meetings. " The genera] campus believed it was a tremendous increase, " Stone si " Personally, I believed that for what I paid at this University, I was gett my money ' s worth. " Stone agreed that every increase hurt students, but the cost of tuition still one of the lowest in the state. Other increases included moving violations, which would be increa from $20 to $40. Students would also be paying more for photocopie: the library. Although tuition increases were not welcomed, they were necessary continue the quality of service at Northwest. In fact, most students reali: the necessity, but did not look forward to paying the extra money. By Regina Bruntme; Swede Redi-Mix Construction Paving Grading Excavating Redi-Mix Concrete Highway 71 South P.O. Box 127 Maiyville, MO 64468 (816) 582-5530 (816) 582-3844 Fax 314 • Mini-Mag Unexpected Quake Rattles Maryville Many students at Northwest looked for an adven- ture on Friday nights. However, one Friday night in February gave students more than they expected. A quake measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale occurred on Feb. 10 at 1 1:54 p.m. The epicenter was approximately 10 miles north of Maryville. Angelique Quigley. police dispatcher for Maryville Public Safety, said the station was quickly deluged with calls after the tremor. " After midnight, there were several calls and 1 1 the next morning, " Quigley said. " ' A lot of people called in, thinking it was an explosion or some- thing. " Many Northwest students who experienced the quake simply remained where they were because the tremor only lasted for about two seconds and also because of the rarity of the situation. Katie Ryan, Perrin Hall Roberta Hall resident assistant, was walking between Penin and Roberta halls with her fiance when they experienced it. " The doors in Perrin Hall started shaking and when we got to Roberta, the women started asking what was going on, " Ryan said. Jamey Boelhower was playing cards with friends in Franken Hall when he experienced the tremor. " We noticed our cards started shaking and basi- cally we all knew it was an earthquake, " Boelhower said. " It just hit and was over so we all kind of sat there in amazement. " Dr. Charles Frye, associate professor of geology, said the quake resulted from seismic activity in the Nemaha Ridge which ran from eastern Kansas to southwest Iowa. " It was a seismologically active zone, but the earthquakes tended to be under two (on the Richter scale), " said Frye. " I could only find one other quake that was in the three range. On the other hand, 10 to 20 quakes a decade normally occurred along this ridge but nobody felt them. " Frye added that it was unusual for a quake of this magnitude to produce any kind of noticeable dam- age. Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey added that a quake must measure at least 3.5 on the Richter scale before damage occurs. Although the quake did no damage and was not felt by some, it did ensure that everyone had a weekend to remember. By Keith Rydberg Tnfographic courtesy of Chris Chappell. SONIC. Alan Dodge Manager 721 South Main Maryville, MO 64468 (816)562-3545 Carter ' s Clinic Pliarmacy Rick Carter, R.Ph. 114 E. South Hills Drive., Maryville, MO Telephone: 562-2763 Prescription Service For Your Health Care Needs CX)UNTRy KfitHENL Highway 71 South ? Mary ille. K6 64466 (616) 562-2545 4 Maryville Country Kitchen ie proud to have served NWM5. Tuition • 315 Convent proposed as prison site 11 The talk surrounding the possibility of a minimum-to-medium security correctional facility in Maryville raised controversy in the community. On Jan. 26 the Missouri Department of Corrections announced it was considering Maryville as a possible prison site. The pro- posed prison ,, ! site at Mt. l ' f " ll| Alverno con- vent would employ 165 people and house 525 in- mates. Mt. Alverno had been va- cant since 1987, and the proposed prison met op- position from some mem- bers of the community. The state of Missouri proposes the idea of transforming Mt. Alverno into a prison. The convent had been vacant since 1987. Photo by Laura Riedel. In early February, Residents for Quality Living organized to look ir the issue and come up with alternatives. Kathleen Goerlitz, a member of the group, said she believed the prisi should be located at the former Pope and Talbot diaper factory, local about one-half block northeast of the University. A faculty member at Northwest believed the prison would affect t public ' s perception of the community. " I thought about when I left home, " Jon Rickman, director of computii services, said. " I thought about it when I came back to my home at nigl It was an ever-present thought I couldn ' t deal with and didn ' t want to ha to think abou it. " A community meeting was organized by Sen. Sam Graves and Rep. R Bamett in order to allow the public to voice their thoughts concerning l prison. Missouri Department of Corrections sent Dora Schirio, departme coordinator, to present the state ' s plans. In terms of support, the prison had backers. The Maryville Chamber Commerce, the City Council and the University endorsed the proposa The community could only wait until the state made its decision i whether or not to convert Mt. Alverno into a prison. The majority of t town seemed to favor it, but no decision would be able to make everyo happy. By Regina Bruntmey ALTAN Gay And Lesbian Tolerance At Northwest Providing education, advocacy, and support for gays, lesbians, and bisexuals. For more information, send E-mail to 0500240. 316 Mini-Mag Amendment 7 As the national debt became bigger, instead of raising taxes to meet the growing economic burden, Missouri proposed a program cut. The amendment proposal, initiated by Rep. Mel Hancock, became known as Amendment 7 or better known as Hancock II and gathered the signatures of nearly 130,000 Missouri voters to help on the November ballot. It would have cost the state in budget cuts and tax refunds more than $1 billion beginning in 1996. In order to cut these taxes, many programs would have been affected. State-funded education could have been cut be as much as $206 million if the amendment passed. Health care and prison facilities would have been other programs affected. After the amendment reached the ballot, the Committee To Protect .Missouri ' s Future filed a court challenge saying the amendment was 1 unconstitutional. It lost, and the amendment was officially in voters ' hands on November 5. Student Senate stepped in and launched a campus-wide program to make students aware of the effects the amendment would have on the I campus if passed. Meanwhile, buttons were being made state-wide with the words, " Say NO — Amendment 7. " , The amendment was defeated in a vote of 68 to 3 1 percent. In Nodaway County, it was voted down by 85 percent of the population. Hancock ' s closing remarks were, " I was surprised that students were not concerned with the future. They were concerned only with today. " i The defeat of Hancock II incited relief in students and faculty members across campus because their future at Northwest was secure again. International Students Organization (ISO) ISO ' s main purpose is to promote better relationships among students of different cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Membership is open to all students and faculty who share an interest. President: Karen Butler Treasurer: Tomoko Hiraoka V-President: ReneeBergene Secretary: Christine Ethangatta Advisors; Bayo Oiudaja Sande Stanley For more information contact the ISO office 1368 CARE (Chemical Abuse Resources and Education) Aims to improve the overall quality of life by encouraging and helping students make healthful, intelligent decisions about alcohol drugs use, sexual responsibility and other wellness issues Life shouldnt be just a gamble For more information contact the CARE office 562-1114 Hancock II ' 317 yMcM tc cM. Student Accused of Arson Conwell Withdraws From University After Charges Are Filed lelly K. Conwell a Northwest student and member of the Delta Zeta Sorority, was charged with class B felony arson in the first degree in in the middle of February after she allegedly set fire to three friends ' lower level apartment. The fire lo- cated at 322 S. Main was sighted at ap- proximately 11:30 p.m. by a neighbor who noticed flames. Conwell was questioned later that evening by authorities who discovered in- formation that led them to be- lieve the fire was set intentionally. Conwell was With a boarded up window, the house that Kelly Conwell was accused of burning sits empty. The residents did not believe that she started the blaze. Photo by Laura Riedel. formally charged and released on $15,000 bond later that evening. According to the Northwest Missourian, Conwell was involved in ; relationship with Ryan Cummins, one of the residents of the apartment: that was gutted by the fire. " That night Kelly was probably in the best mood that I had seen her ii for months, " Russel Law, one of the other residents, said. Conwell was arraigned on Feb. 28, in the Nodaway County Courthous( where she waived her right to a formal arraignment and a prelimenan hearing. According to an article in the Missourian, David Baird, the prosecuting attorney, said that it was customary for the accused to waive preliminary appearances when the state had a solid case that showed the defendant ' ; involvement in the crime. According to the felony complaint, Conwell knowingly damaged at inhabited structure by starting a fire at a time when people were present Conwell ' s next appearance in court was scheduled for March 1 3. At thi; time she would be advised of her rights and enter her plea. The charge of arson in the first degree possessed a more serious penalty because the structure was occupied at the time when the blaze was set Conwell faced at least five years in prison if she was found guilty of th( crime. Conwell withdrew from the University after being formally charge( and returned to her home in Liberty, Mo. Combine Tragedy What was thought to be a tragic farm accident turned out to be more than most Maryville residents could ever imagine. William Taylor, a 37-year-old rural Maryville man, was charged with second- degree murder in the Nov. 10 death of his wife, Debra Jo, 38. The charge was initially second-degree murder but after extensive investigating, the charge was upgraded to first-degree murder. Taylor was freed after a $ 1 00,000 bond was posted and was airaigned on Jan. 13, where he pleaded innocent. Taylor waived his right to a preliminary hearing and went directly to the trial stage. On Jan. 30, his bond was raised to $150,000. He was freed after a property-secured bond was posted. On Feb. 23, Taylor ' s defense attorneys announced to the court that he required a psychological evaluation to determine his competence to stand trial. If Taylor was found to be mentally incapable of stand- ing trial he would not go through the normal trial proceedings. If he was deter- mined capable of standing trial, pretrial motions would begin June 2. The case may then proceed to the trial stage on July 17. Taylor was being represented by state prosecuting attorney Ted Bruce after Nodaway County Prosecuting Attorney David Baird asked that a special prosecutor be appointed to the case. He cited his family ' s friendship with the Taylor family as the reason why he could no longercontinue working with the case. Authorities declined to comment on the specifics of the case because the investi- gation was not finalized. Although many people thought it would never happen in Maryville, it did, and it was a bizarre tale of murder which happened just when Maryville least ex- pected it. House Impeaches Secretary of State Missouri Secretary of State Judith Moriarty want( to be in office. In fact, she did almost everything to st there. The Missouri General Assembly and Supren Court, however, believed she gave up her right to ser by committing illegal actions. Moriarty, elected in November 1992, was the fir woman to serve as secretary of state of Missouri. Tl controversy began when her son Timothy decided run for the Missouri House of Representatives. On tl filing deadline of March 29, Moriarty instructed her a Barbara Campbell to process his papers for candidac despite the fact that Timothy Moriarty was not preset According to state law, he was required to be attendance. Some lime later Moriarty realized that tl papers had not been signed. She then told Campbell ar her son to sign the documents. In September, Moriarty was found guilty by a jury : Cole County. She was charged with a misdemeanor f( falsifying state documents. Governor Mel Camahc asked Moriarty to step down, but she refused. Morian then went before the House who voted to impeach he Following impeachment, Moriarty still claimed si had done nothing wrong and refused to step down. 318 • Mini-Mag ELLISON -AUXIER ARCHITECTS INC. GARY F. ELLISON 924 FRANCIS ST. 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The traditional powers came to the United States among the two dozen teams that made it to the final matches. Argentina, Brazil, Italy and Germany, along with the other 20 teams, made it through 491 qualifying matches and played 52 games in nine cities over a one month period. Nine different fields were transformed for the World Cup. Detroit ' s Pontiac Silverdome was transformed into a grass field for the World Cup, and Stanford University ' s stadium turf was given a $5 million face lift for the festivities, according to a Time article. The Cup began in Soldier Field in Chicago and culminated in the championship game in the Rose Bowl on July 1 7, where Brazil and Italy squared off in a contest that would eventually be decided by a sudden death overtime. Other countries that played in the World Cup in ' 94 were the United States and Colombia, which faced a loss of a player because he accidentally kicked a goal for the United States. 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A tradition of excellence at Northwest The Delta Chi Fraternity 219 West 2nd. 562-2100 322 • Mini-Mag Gone But Not Forgotten George Abbott, 107, playwright of " Damn Yankees " Baron Marcel Bich, 79, inventor of Bic pens, razors and lighters Rossano Brazzi, 78, Italian actress Cab Calloway, 86, Swing-jazz musician Macdonald Carey, 81, actor on " Days of our Lives " James Clavell, 69, narrator in " Shogun, " " Tai-Pan " and " Noble House " John Clogston, 41, former Northwest mass communication instructor Kurt Cobain , 27, lead singer and guitarist for " Nirvana " David Cole, 32, producer member of music group, C C Music Factory William Conrad, 73, starred on " Jake and the Fatman " and " Can- non " John Curry, 44, gold medalist for figure skating in 1976 Peter Cushing, 8 1 , British actor, he portrayed characters such as the Baron Frankenstein Jeffrey Dahmer, 34, Serial killer cannibal Ralph Ellison, 80, author of " Invisible Man " Ed Flanders, 60, " St. Elsewhere " actor Melvin Franklin, 52, original member of the Temptations J, William Fulbright, 89, U.S. Senator, architect of the Fulbright scholarships Betty Furness, 78, consumer activistyreporter for Today Show, Lyndon Johnson ' s special assistant for consumer affairs Vitas Gerulaitis, 40, tennis player Elizabeth Glaser, 47, Pediatric AIDS Foundation founder L.C. 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Kennedy and two U.S. Senators Jack Kirby, 76, creator of Marvel Comics Burt Lancaster, 80, actor in " From Here to Eternity " and an Oscar win- ning performance in " Elmer Gan- try " Walter Lantz, 93, creator of Woody Woodpecker Mary Lasker, 93, persuaded Congress to set up National Institutes of Health William Levitt, 86, known as the Henry Ford of housing, invented the mass-produced tract (mass-pro- duced bedrooms) Henry Mancini, 70, wrote music for 85 albums, 250 movies and won 20 Grammys Doug McClure, 59, actor in TV series, " The Virginian " movies such as " Maverick " Carmen McRae, 74, jazz singer Melina Mercouri, 68, played alley cat in " Never on Sunday " ( 1 960), member of Greek parliament Paul Monette, 49, author of gay treatise entitled, " Becoming a Man " Harriet Nelson, 85, starred as mom on the sitcom " The Adven- tures of Ozzie Harriet, " wife of Ozzie Nelson Richard M. 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Kennedy Linus Pauling, 93, won Nobel prize after discovery of double he- hx George Peppard, 65, starred in " Breakfast at Tiffany ' s, " TV shows, " Banecek " and the " A- Team " Michael Peters, 46, choreographer for Michael Jackson and Broadway musical, " Dreamgirls " Donald Pleasence, 75, actor in " You Only Live Twice " Noel Pointer, jazz violinist in New World Orchestra, Apollo Theatre, Radio City Music Hall Pearl Primus, 74, African dancer choreographer Dack Rambo, 52, actor in " An- other World " and " Dalla s " Martha Raye, 78, singer, actress and comedian Allie Reynolds, 79, ex-pitcher for New York Yankees Eric Rucker, Northwest student Cesar Romero, 86, joker in TV series " Batman " Jerry Rubin, 56, political activist Wilma Ruldolph, 54, first Ameri- can woman to win three gold med- als in track and field at one Olym- pics Dean Rusk, 85, former U.S. secre- tary of State for John F. Kennedy Dick Sargent, 61, husband on TV sitcom " Bewitched " Richard Scarry, 74, author and illustrator of " Huckle Cat " Menachem Schneerson, 92, (ul- tra-Orthodix Lubavitch) a reli- gious leader Geoff Steinkuehler, 22, Bearcat football linebacker, M-Club mem- ber and Sigma Phi Epsilon frater- nity Jessica Tandy, 85, actress in Os- car-Award winner, " Driving Miss Daisy " Arthur Taylor, 65, jazz drummer and band leader Tom Villard, 40, actor in " In the Army Now " and " My Girl " Jersey Joe Walcott, 80, oldest man ever to win the heavy weight title at 37 Thomas Watson, Jr., 79, per- formed biplane aerobatics and U.S. ambassador to Moscow David Wayne, 81, played Mad Hatter on " Batman " Frank Wells, 62, president of Walt Disney Company Natalie Widner, Northwest stu- dent Bud Wilkinson, 77, former Okla- homa Sooners coach Pedro Zamora, 22, AIDS activist, starred on MTV ' s " The Real Worid " The late Jessica Tandy stars with Paul Newman in " Nobody ' s Fool. " The multi-award winning actress died at the age of 85, leaving behind her a wealth of work including " Driving Miss Daisy " and " Foxfire. " A Paramount photo. Deaths • 323 A B AAFCS 177 Abboll, Jana 1 85 ABC 176 Abel, Aaron 87 Aberer. Jennifer 268 Abildlrup. Sara 260 Aehlerhoff. Kyle 192 Ackerson. Robert 268 Acklin. Duslin 254. 255 Acosla. Marcy 1 77. 260 Accounting Sociely 176 Adair. Aubury 181.260 Adams. Kimberly 188. 190 Adams. Nicole 186. 260 Adams. Patty 185, 269 Adams. Willie 150, 182, 186 Adwell. Jonathan 192 Aebersold, Amy 91. 178 Aganoglu. Yuce 191 Agriculture Ambassadors 1 76 Agriculture Club 176 Agriculture Council 176 Agronomy Club 1 76 Ahiskalioglu. Emrah 170. 185. 191. 260 AKA 177 Akalan. Gulsen 177. 269 Aken, Beth 269 Akins. Michelle 189. 260 AKL 8.30.33.177.252 Alber. Barbara 260 Albertini. Virgil 130. 131. 134 Albright. Amy 181 Aldrete. Mayela 180. 269 Aldrich. James 181 Alford. Melody 269 Aljets. Tracy 178 Alkire. Tanya 164 Allen. Amy 188 Allen. Bonnie 176. 260 Allen. Brandy 269 Allen, Charles 124 Allen, Eileen 178, 189. 269 Allen. Emilie 184. 190 Allen. Lisa 178. 184. 188 Allen. Raye Lynn 176. 183. 187. 260 Allen. Ryan 191 Allen. Scott 186 Alpha Chi 176 Alpha Gamma Rho 176 Alpha Mu Gamma 1 77 Alpha Psi Omega 58. 177 Alpha Sigma Alpha 30. 32. 33. 177.252 Alpha Tau Alpha 177 Alsup. Damon 181. 193 Alsup. Maria 152 Alsup. Richard 142. 193. 220, 232, 233 AMA 177 Amnesty International 1 78 Amys, P.J. 178, 182, 188, 190 Anderson, Brad 269 Anderson-Jenson, Regina 158 Andrew, Stacy 269 Antes, Debbie 187 Anthofer, Doreen 260 Antognoli. Anthony 287 ARAMARK 88, 89, 226 Archdekin, Lynelte 1 88, 269 Archer, Tommy 269 Arent, Stephanie 269 Argo, Jennifer 269 Arig, Mete 185, 191, 260 Armstrong, Jason 260 Arnold, Chris 47, 260 Alt Education Club 178 Asby, Christopher 1 82 Ash, Chris 191 Ashley, Brenda 40, 62. 187. 191,260 Ashmore, Kelly 269 Ashlon.Jcff 177 Askren. Michael 269 Association for Computing Machinery 178 Atkins. Ash 83.178,179.189 Atkins. Bryce 20. 188. 269 Atkinson. Bill 176. 269 Autele. Tania 269 Auxier. Cailey 177. 269.287 Auxier. Joe 186. 193 Avakian. Anne 1 70. 1 86. 260 Ayrancioglu. Mustafa 191 Babe. Lori 1 57 Baca. Anne 1 85 Bacchi. Tammy 182.260 Back. Cory 1 83 Backes. Jenny 1 88 Bade. Gerry 178. 180 Bader. Carol 186. 260 Bader. Heather 269 Bahrenburg. Greg 1 76 Bailey. Gabe 179 Bailey. Susan 269 Bain. Lori 127. 269 Bainhart. Kirk 181 Baker. Bob 269 Baker. Dennea 189, 260 Baker, Holly .301 Baker. Jeff 252. 261 Baker. Jennifer 177. 190, 202. 269. 270 Baker. Kelly 177 Baker, Matt 187 Baker, Sheila 178 Baker, Tonya 261 Balasubramaniam, Prem 38, 170 Balcazar. Leslie 186 Baldridge. Rachael 180 Bales. Kari 180. 261 Ballantyne. Ed 149 Bangert. Jackie 186. 188 Banks. Natalie 176. 185. 261 Banks. Steve 86 Bankson. John 178. 261 Baratt. Tcna 190 Barber, Rana 186. 191 Barber, Shalom 171, 176, 179, 186, 191, 261 Barber, Sheryl 269 Barbosa, Marissa 78, 1 80 Barboza, Bobbie 1 86 Barker, Derrick 184,189,269 Barker. Joseph 269 Barksdale. Christopher 54 Barmann. Terry 142 Barncord. Kris 269 Barnes. Angela 188. 191, 269 Barnes, Jennee 184, 188, 269 Barnes, Maxine 159 Barnes, Meg 269 Barnes. Taylor 141 Barnett. Jennifer 184 Barnett. Nick 191, 269 Barnhart, Kirk 177, 261 Barnhill, Brent 269 Barr, Stacy 177 Barratt, Chnstena 1 80. 269 Barrington. Monica 261 Barron. Brooke 1 88 Barrow. Rosemary 1 58 Barry. Ann 188 Barry. Matthew 191 Barrels. Brooke 269 Banlett. Jennifer 180. 269 Barton. Carol 176, 183, 269 Barton, Stephanie 269 Barut, Nilgun 191, 269 Basoglu, Tutku 182, 191, 269 Batlc, Aaron 179, 182 Batterson, Jason 1 76 Baudino, Frank 87, 169 Bauer, Chris 179, 192 Baumli, Vickey 169 Bayne, Angela 269 Baysinger, Mitch 182 Beacom, Barry 89 Beal,Chad 219 Bean, Adam 261 Bearcat Steppers 1 78 Bearcat Sweethearis 2, 1 78 Beard. Kida 69 Beardsley, Jodie 261 Beasley. Jim 169 Beaumont, Dina 193, 269 Beavan, Kerry 269 Beaver. Tara 96. 105. 180 Bechtol. Shawn 72. 181. 269 Bcck.Traci 180, 184 Becker, Mall 192 Beekman, Jennifer 183, 269 Beeler, Audrea 176 Beers. Bill 176 Beiner. Chris 269 Belcher. Came 192. 193 Belcher. Janice 261 Behk. Julie 179, 188, 261 Bell, Amy 188 Bell, Cheryl 89. 269 Bell. Gary 36 Bell. Pamela 269 Bellin. Chris 192.269 Bellof, Brian 28. .30. 161.206. 207 Benedetti. Tina 186, 188. 269 Benjamin. Angela 269 Bennerolte. Gary 1 32 Bennett. Becky 297 Bennett. Deanna 190. 269 Benshoof. Chad 269 Benson. Joel 145 Benton. Jill 269 Bentzinger. Andrea 188 Berdine. Derek 181 Bergan. Marc 1 92 Bergene. Renee 177. 182. 269 Bergman. Kent 181 Berkley. Dacasha 176. 269 Bermudez. Brant 193 Bernard, Brandon 52. 269 Bertoldie. Amy 176. 261 Bess. Keyma 170. 176. 269 Beta Beta Beta 191 Beta Sigma Phi 178 Bettger. Jeff 1 79 Bcushausen. Michelle 188. 269 Bever.Jo 190. 269 Bickford. Amy 188 Bickford. Angela 168 Biere. Shannon 269 Bierley, Beth 188 Billesbach. Tom 149 Billingsley. Kimberiy 261.272 Bilslend. Chris 192.229, 269 Bilyeu. Brady 191.333 Bingham. Danny 192 Binning. Chris 188.269 Bird. Lisa 261 Birkenbolz. Cheryl 124 Birkestrand. Heidi 185 Bjorkman. Gwyn 269 Black. Brian 178 Black. Kaela 176. 183. 187 Blackford, Bev 164 Blackford, Nate 181 Blackman, Chad 192,245 Blackman. Scott 192 Blackney. Shannon 60 Blair. Jennifer 176.177.182. 184. 190. 261 Blair. Mindy 190 Blakcy. Louis 192 Blanchet. Cane 188.269 Blankenship. Nickole 180, 184 Blatny, Justin 269 Blazek, Amy 180, 269 Bleeker, Melissa 269 Blessing, Stewart 176 Bliss, Brian 185, 206 Blondin, Chris 192, 193. 232 Bloom. Traci 177, 188 Blowers. Andrew 1 85 Blue Key 178 Blum. Bob 2 Blum. Ryan 188.192 Blum. Stacy 188. 269 Blumenhein. Amy 177 Blunk. Chris 184 Blum. Shari 179. 269 Board of Regents 115. 120. 125 Bobo. Bill 193. 222 Bobo. Richard 1 57 Bocox.Paul 189 Boddicker. Megan 269 Bode. Jonathan 269 Boeckman. Melinda 182 Boehm. Melissa 190 Boehner. Brooke 1 77. 1 85 Boelhower. Jamey 283.313 Bogatz. Lori 188. 269 Bogenl. Nate 178 Bohaboj. Mary 89, 183. 269 Bohnsack. Justean 192. 235 Bohrmann. Rebecca 190.261 Boland. Brandt 261 Bolar, Kathy 1,36. 1.37 Boldon. Margo 269 Bolender. Todd 54 Bohlkcn. Bob 163 Bolinger. Bill 261 Bolyard, Chris 178. 261 Bonella, Angela 186 Boncy. Karissa 1 82, 189. 208. 261 Bontrager. Drew 1 77 Boock. Nate 1 83 Booth. Dcrrcck 178. 269 Booth. Tracey 180. 261 Borer. Mike 5 Borhner. Brooke 269 Bom. Edward 180 Born. .Stacy 177. 261. 275 Bosisio. Claudia 141 Bosisio, Matt 1 50 Boslcy. Brian 180. 269 Boss. Kent 261 Boslwick. Scott 142.192 Botlorf, Joyce 169 Bouas. Jean 182 Boudreau. Angela 181. 261 Bougher. Joe 269 Bowen. Valerie 1 79 Bower. John 158 Bowers. Roderick 193 Bowers Schultz, Patricia 1 20 Bowling. Mike 26. 186. 269 Bowman. Billie 190. 270 Boyd. Roberta 186 Boyer. Jason 270 Bradell. Summer 193 Bradley. Jeff 141. 185 Brady. Dawn 164 Brady. Traci 58 Brakhage. Pamela 135. 136. 177 Brand. Brandon 87. 270 Brand. Karen 270 Brandon-Falcone. Janice 145, 184, 188 Brandt, Jennifer 1 80 Brandt, Kelly 270 Brannen, Deborah 270 Brannen, Joe 191, 270 Branscum, Tonya 1 83, 264 Branstetter, Shelly 132, 285 Bram, Keith 179. 270 Bratz. Rebecca 178. 270 Brechbiel. Tim 178. 270 Bredensleiner. Dallas 182 Breen. Matt 184.186.191.333 Bregenzer. Kathy 192. 270 Brekke. Ann 142 Brekke. Jerry 129.312 Bremner. Ross 179. 183,333 Brewer. Stacey 176. 183. 186 Brick. Jennifer 261 Brier. Cathy 176. 270 Bright. Jerry 158 Bright. Kara 261 Brinks. Tim 180.261 Brinton. Chad 187 Briseno. Amanda 270 Britton. Jon 184, 261,333 Brock, Scott 184 Brockmann. Benjamin 270 Brod. Danny 185 Brooks. Steve 153. 186 Brosnahan. Tobin 270 Broste. Douglas 189. 270 Brolherton, Mandy 188, 270 Brown, Brandon 270 Brown, Brian 176 Brown, Chariti 170 Brown, Christine 152 Brown, Ethan 1 77 Brown, Gerald 123 Brown, Heshimu 192 Brown, Harold 124, 143 Brown, Melanie 181, 186, 188, 191, 261 Brown, Steven 157 Brown, Tanya 184. 185 Browning. Aaron 1 2 Browning, Charissa 190, 202, 270 Browning, Ed 138,139 Browning, Jeremy 18, 75, 185, 270 Browning, Karen 182, 270 Browning, Sharon 149 Brucck, Theresa 270 Bruhn, Brent 179 Brunk, Matthew 1 79, 270 Bruns, Elliot 177 Brunlmeyer, Regina 184,191, 333 Bryan, Tracy 26 1 BSU 178 Buck, Donita 176, 185, 270 Buckley, Karri 1 82, 270 Budd, Laura 1 82 Budt , Michelle 176, 261 Buhman, Brian 179, 261 Buhrmeister, Cody 181. 193. 251 Bulur. Fatih 191 Bura. Amy 270 Burasco, Amy 1 92 Burge. April 184.191.333 Burgess, Jaime 270 Burke, Jennifer 270 Burke, Meredith 1 88, 270 Burkhart, Jacquc 193, 216 Burnison, Amy 177 Bums, Amy 180 Bums, Dianne 261 Burri, Melissa 180 Burton, Carol 187 Burton, Michelle 270 Bush, Betty 182 Bush, Jason 189 Bush, Robert 123 Butler, Becky 177. 185 Butler. Karen 182 Butler. Michaela 181. 185 Butler. Sarah 176. 182. 190 Butrick. Jeremy 270 Bybee. Robin 190 c Cakmak. Burcak 191 Caldwell. Brian 182 Caldwell. Jason 270 Caldwell. Julie 187. 271 Callaway. Kristina 271 Callicott, Trisha 271 Campbell. Cathleen 271 Campbell. Erin 41.271 Campbell. Lori 193 Caniglia. Tina 188 Cannon. Jill 271 Cannon. Toby 58 Cantor. Eric 199 Cantrell. Gabe 271 CAPS 10. .54. 64. 70. 73. 179 Capps. Philip 189.261 Capron. Tara 27 1 Caputo. Julie 193, 224, 225 Caputo, Lucy 181. 193. 224 Caraway. Andy I Caraway, Derek 271 Cardinal Key 179 Carhill, Sarah 271 Carino, Ted 1 83 Cariile, Mandy 16, 271 Carlo, Nicole 271 Carison, Anne 188, 193 Carlson, Brendon 271 Carlson, Ranee 271 Carlson, Shantel 261 Carmack, Keith 271 Carmody, Kathleen 87 Carneal, Tom 145 Carr, James 1 79 Carr, Sarah 188, 271 Carrithers, Alyson 180, 271 Carson. Chris 192 Carter. Bill 218 Carter. Melissa 271 Carter. Vanessa 188 Casady. Sherri 27 1 Casey. Robin 60. 271 Cassell.Gene 184, 189,333 Casteel, Crystal 261 Casteel, Rebecca 190 Castro, Lorena 144, 145, 186, 190, 261 Catherall, David 185 Catron, Sarah 183, 271 Cavalier. Meghan 192. 271 Cecil. Kari 180 Celebration 40. 41 Cendroski. Krista 187 Cerbin. Courtney 178 Cha. Hsiao Yu 262 Cha. Sharon 179 Chamas. Ginger 176 Chamas. Marcy 189,191.333 Chamberlain. Jereme 271 Chapin. Lydia 188 Chapman. Jill 271 Chappell. Chris 133 Charicy. Roger 179 Chalten. Jason 1 88 Chaun Ng. Hock 255 Chen. Huashan 1 78 Chen. Juno 179 Chery, Gruee 179 Chevalier. Emmy 188 Chi Alpha 179 Childress. Brian 271 Chinese Student Association 179 Ching. Alex 124.182 Christ. Marchelle 271 Christen. Shawn 192 Chrislensen. Lyie 190 Christian Campus House 179 Christopher, Charles 73. 200. 201. 251 Chu, Anthea 179, 251 Chung, Chan Pui 179 Churchill, Courtney 177 Ciak, Jenell 145 Cisper, Jason 1 77, 1 84 Claflin, Carol 158 Clanton, Eric 271 Clapp, Jason 27 1 Clark, Ann 149 Clark, Brad 262 Clark, Brian 271 Clark, Jeff 177 Clark, Jessie 1 85 Clark, Melissa 188 Clark, Rosanne 189 Clark, Wes 1 84 Clarke, Jason 271,333 Clarke, Jessica 271 Clary, Chanda 134, 189 Claypole, Phil 176 Clemens, Roy 261 Cline, Andrea 177 Cline, Carey 188, 271 Cline, Chris 178, 179.271 Clipson. Audra 179.183 Clutter. Cali 185. 271 Coble. Jesse 271 Coburn. Diana 1 88 Codina. William 158. 170, Coffee. Kelly 34 Cole. Cynthia 38. 271 Cole. Gregory 1 84 Cole. Thomas 177. 261 Coleman. Julie 261 Colenburg. Tony 75. 192, 229. 236 Collett. Tim 178 Collier. Ben 129 Collins. Dana 177. 271 Collins. Gary 142. 256 Colt. Dave 190. 215 Combs. Dante 192.229 Combs. Jamev 1 82 Combs. Jennifer 58. 73. 183 Computer Management Societ 179 Conaway. NaShaa 190. 271 Connollcy. Killeen 177. 261 Conrick. Frank 177 Conwell. Kelly 180.318 Cook. Brad 179. 271 Cook. Brenda 179, 180, 18 Cook, Charles 271 Cook, Kevin 179 Cooke, Colleen 179, 184, 191, 271,333 Cooke, Jennifer 180,271 Cooley, Dawn 177, 189, 27 Coon, Casey 1 87 Cooper, Chris 205, 271 Cooper, Phebe 186, 188, 19 Copeland, Scott 66 Copingcr, Steve 265 Copp, Patrick 271 Coppinger, Steve 192 Corbin, Tracy 27 1 Coriess, Dorothy 27 1 Corley, Roger 145 Corrado, Ericka 54, 177, 19! Cottingham, Elizabeth 189,; Cottle, Dionne 182, 261 Cottle, Sandra 180 Courier, Adam 182, 251 Covell, Bob 177 Cowan. Bradshaw 192. 240 Cowden. Scott 180. 271 Cowen, Brad 241 Cox. Angela 177, 261 Cox,Dara 179, 183.251 Cox. Jamie 261 Cox. Matthew 271 Coy. Amy 262 Coy, Anne 192, 271 Crabtree, Audrey 83 Craig, Lisa 185, 261 Crain, Jana 1 80 Cramer, Ellen 261 Crancer, Julie 188 Crawford, Brandon 178,271 Crawford, Corey 2 Crawford, Elizabeth 238, 23S Crawley, Sharon 27 1 Creglow, Melissa 193 Cremeens, Amber 188, 19.3, 21i Criminal Justice Club 179 Crocco, Jennifer 178,261 Crockett, Karl 271 Crook, Trystan 1 85 Crouch, Angela 193,230,23 ' Crouch, Dana 27 1 Crouse, Lisa 271 Crowley, Jeff 271 Crowley, John 188, 271 Crozier, Amy 176, 271 Crumly, Alyssa 188 Crutcher, Sara 177, 251 Cue, Heidi 155, 185, 251 Cul1en,Tenri 186,191 Cummings, Brian 292 Cummings, Colleen 180 Cummings. Pam 1 92, 246, 2 Cummings. Pal 42 Cummings. Ryan 318 Cummings. Stacy 56 Cummings, Steffany 56 Cunningham, Christina 185, 271 Currier, Jennifer 250 Curtis, Elizabeth 58,178 Curtis, Julie 261 Cutlon, Dave 142 324 • Index Cyphers. Brooke 1 79 D )aggelt, Corey 190,261 iahlor. Cara 208 i ahlquist. Fay 184. 261 Jaibcr, Mari 184 i)ailey. Douglas 189. 261 iJailcy. Rebecca 271 Dake. Julie 261 i)ake. Krisla 192, 271 i)alc. Jason 271 )alla!i. Krisli 81 )alion. Wendy 261 )aly. Klainc 271 )aniron. Kclli 140 )aniel. Brian 192.229 )aniels. Jennifer 184 )aniels. Scon 261 )anielsen. Cun 192 )anley. Eric 192 )annar. Timothy 186 )anner. Dave 1 98 )avid. Amy 184. 271 )avidshofer. Palricia 177. 190 )avidson. James 191. 271 )avidson. Jay 192 )avidson. Jennifer 271 )avies. Emily 41.271 )avics. Ryan 27 1 )avis. Angela 271 )avis, Brandi 271 )avis. Brian 218, 271 )avis. Chrissi 190.298 tavis, Diann 19.1. 230 )avis. Pamela 188 )avoll. Eric 190 )avolt. Shannon 1 8 1 )ay. Anloinetle 184 k Boom. Tim 56.185.271 )e Clue. Slacie 183.271 )e Long. Tim 197 )eal. Karie 180, 271 Jean. Brian 193 JeBrevi. Michael 170 Jeemer. DeAnn 271 JeJong. Penelope 149. 189 Jelmonl. Trcnl 179. 261 JcLong. Jennyfer 184, 185. 271 JeLong. Mark 182 JcLong. Sara 179. 271 JellaChi 29. 33. 179.252 JellaMu Delia 180 Jella Sigma Phi 32. 33. 80. 180 ella Tau Alpha 180 )ellaZela 5. 8. 28, 33. 180. 205. 252 )eMoti. Diana 150 lempscy. Dawn 188. 271 lennehy, Knsly 179, 261 )enney. Janelle 181, 261 ennis, Jeff 188 )ePrenger, Dylan 179 )erby, Slephanie 271 Jerks, Anna 20 )crks, Sarah 20, 179, 272 )eRoin, Slephanie 188 )erTicks, Shannon 1 90 )eShon, Dorian 193 )e.Shon, Ron 193, 220 telcrding. Amy 55, 183. 272 )elmer. Carol 145 )clmcr. Richard 1 29 )ellro. Slacy 177. 186 )cVore. ScotI 177.261 )eVnes. Ronnie 1 76 )ew. Lavenia 179. 261 Jew. Ree 164 teWeese, Heidi 272 lewhirsl, Robert 1 29 )eWinter, Angela 144, 272 e Young, Ron 123, 124 )ia . Rich 179, 182 )ickherbcr. Leslie 183, 272 )ickman, Marcy 180 )ickson, Jennifer 272 )iefendorf, Jeanenne 272 )ierking, Jami 68, 261 )iesing. Scon 1 88 iggs, Michelle 312 iGiovanni, John 179, 272 )illcnschneider, Mark 179, 272 )iMartino, Dave 270 )immut, Travis 190, 191, 272 Jingwerth, Laurie 188 ingwer1h. Shelly 272 )inkins, Ray 170, 187, 198, 285 )itamore, Michael 64, 264 Dilmars, Jean 1 88 Dillme r, Ruby 184, 191, 272, 333 Dixon, Sleven 272 Doane, Michelle 190, 261 Dodds, Charles 141. 181 Dodge. Allen 42 Dodin. Sam 88 Dodson. Tami 186. 190. 191. 261.333 Dodson, Tiffany 272 Doetker,Jody 193,220 Doclker, Kerry 188, 193, 221, 272 Doganguzel, Mural 191 Doherty, Daniel 181 Dollins, Sara 188 Dolweck, Don 184, 234 Donaldson, Julie 188 Donaldson, Kim 175, 177,261 Donn, Chris 1 85 Donnell, Jennifer 185, 272 Donnelly, Bill 192,273 Doolin, Sam 179 DorreLAdam 192 Dorrel, Bryan 190 Dorrcl, Holly 192 Dorrel, Kari 279 Dorris, Damon 1 92 Dorsey, Lennie 158,273 Don, Kelly 273 Dosland, Milch 193, 220 Dougan, Jennifer 182, 190 Douglas, CI inl 273 Douglas, David 34 Douglas, Edward 1 5 Douglas, Glenn 273 Doulhal, Chance 273 Dowden, Courtney 180, 273 Dowell, Bobbi 273 Dowling, Slacy 185 Downey, Rick 188, 273 Doyle, Heather 273 Doyle, Usiie 176, 273 Drahozal, Wes 78, 273 Drake, Michelle 190, 273 Drake, Tanya 193, 220, 261 Dressen, Chad 251, 273 Drew, Lori 180 Drey, Lisa 273 Dreyfus, Mike 185 Droegemueller. Chris .30, 185, 206 Droegemueller, Hope 178, 261 Drown, Jenny 170 Duden, Amy 177 Dudley, Monica 261 Duff, Sara 169 Duffy, Bnce 261 Duffy, Regina 186, 261 DuFrain, Alex 183 DuFrain,Joey 183, 184, 190, 260, Dugan, Andy 1 76 Duggan,Amy 183, 184, 187, 189, 191, 273,333 Duke, Jason 177, 273 Dukes, Deana 273 Duncan, Marcus 273 Dune, Kristopher 1 77 Dunning, Lisa 273 Duvall, Slephanie 186 Dye, Betty 169 Dymond, Michael 181, 189, 190.255, 251 E Eason. Alisa 182 Eastep. Kris 184 Easteria. David 1 84 Ebers. Emily 180 Ebersole. Guy 182 Eblen. Chris 181 Eccles. Ryan 179 Eddy. Casey 184.275 Edmon. Sonya 273 Edwards. Indira 182.190. 191, 273,3.33 Edwards, Paul 181 Egeland, Vicki 182 Eggers, Jason 185, 191, 273 Eggert, Angela 273 Ehlers, Don 191 Ehlers, Mike 191 Eifoni, Ruth 273 Eilander, Amy 273 Eilers, Jay 192 Einig, Anne 128, 177, 191 Eisiminger. Rich 178 Music and Mud Reunite Generations All weekend long, people were looking for the Woodstock spirit. People dove into the mosh pit, rolled joints and waited in lines for Woodstock ' 94 at the 840-acre Winston Farm outside Saugerties, N.Y. Woodstock ' 94 was held the weekend of Aug. 12 and 13. It was the 25th anniversary sequel to the legendary 1969 event. History never truly repeated itself, but the ' 94 Woodstock, like its legendary predecessor, turned out to have a life of its own. " It was totally like I was back in time, " Tadd Hays said. " There was an obvious gap between the two generations because some were wearing bell bottoms and some had mohawks. It was so wild to see all these people together. " Saturday afternoon ' s rain produced the most obvious link between the two festivals-mud. This was not just a little wet dirt but a sucking sludge that was able to swallow sneakers right off the feet. The mosh pit got a bit heavy at times, with injured patrons being passed back to the sound board. While Woodstock ' 94 was accused of being a cultural sellout, the more surpris- ing news was that a festival featuring doz- ens of top bands unable to sell all of its 250,000 tickets. Slow ticket sales were blamed on both the $ 1 35 price and the fact that to promote car pooling, tickets were available only in blocks of four. Among the 40 performers who rocked and enthralled the masses during Woodstock ' 94 included: Bob Dylan, The Neville Brothers, Santana, the Allman Brothers and Crosby, Stills Nash. Also for the twenty-something genera- tion. Arrested Development, Aerosmith, Nine-Inch Nails, Green Day and Melissa Etheridge performed in front of the masses of people. In the end, what Woodstock ' 94 proved had nothing to do with myth-making, bridging generation gaps or defining cul- tural moments, it was a three-day event that attracted music lovers of every age and taste. By Jamie Hatz V oodstock • 325 Fox Changes Networks With football and youth-oriented programming like " Beverly Hills 90210, " Fox solidified its presence as a network. The network outbid NBC, CBS and ABC for the right to run Sunday football. Fox bid millions of dollars in order to achieve the rights. The fourth network also managed to buy out several local affiliates, including Kansas City ' s WDAF Channel 4. The switch created confusion for many of the viewers and they had to become used to the new network set up. One of its first duties was to change its primetime line up. On Sept. 12, Fox 41 began airing NBC programming and WDAF started to show Fox shows. Besides the change in primetime programming, the Fox 41 Kid ' s Club left the air along with such Saturday morning cartoons as ' Tiny Toon Adventures " and " Batman and Robin " to make room for more adult-oriented programming such as talk shows from the like of exercise guru Susan Powter and MTV ' s Jon Stewart. Channel 41 also added an extra hour of news in the morning and during primetime. Channel 62 added many of the shows to theii regular programming schedules, as well as Royals baseball coverage and some syndicated series which included an Aaron Spelling production of " Robin ' s Hood. " Eiswert, James 48, 145, 176, 18S. 188 Elam, Jason 53, 179, 185, 190, 207, 261 Elbert, Stephanie 273 Elgin, Jessica 35, 123, 177, 190, 194, 195 Ellason, Bianca 181 Elifrits,Cori 190, 194 Elliot, L urislon 126 Elliott, Jennifer 187 Elliott, Michael 273 Elliott, Sarah 182, 189, 273 Ellis, Jennifer 183 Ellis, Renee 273 Ellis, Robert 261 Ellis, Scott 175. 273 Elmore, Kevin 181 Elschlager, Amy 273 Emehiser, Cory 273 Emerson, Susan 1 ,34 Endicolt, Amanda 1 80, 252, 333 Endsley, Jenny 185 Engel, William 252 Engel, Jay 175 Engell, Jeannene 159 English, George 129, 151 Ensley. Jennie 184 Entzi,John 41,157 Epkc, Jeff 273 Erichsen, Sonja 191, 273,292 Erickson, l e 1 93 Erickson, Tricia 273 Ernst, Heidi 185 Essam, Mike 181, 187, 191, 198 Esser, Dennis 182, 189, 190 Elhangatta, Christine 59, 182 Ethetlon, Amy 179, 183, 187, 273 Euler, Russel 152 Eunbok, Kristina 170 Euslice, Renata 192, 193, 233, 273 Evans, Amy 273 Evans, John 1 69 Evans, t ri 1 85 Evans, Scott 187, 273 Evans, Tiffani 273 Evenson, Stacy 273 Ezra, Alealha 273 Ez ell, Jason 176 Ezzell, Robert 262 F Fabian, Suzi 193, 230,280 Faga, Jamie 177, 262 Failor, Tanya 1 85 Fairchild, Johanne 124 Falcone, Paul 84 Fangmann, Tricia 182, 188, 273 Fangmeyer, Jami 333 Fannon, Debbie 1 78 Faris, Jennifer 273 Farlow, Nancy 190 Famam, Stacey 252 Farnan, Tom 82, 83 Farquhar, Edward 1 20, 125, 154, 155, 168 Farris, Jennifer 273 Faulkner. Brian 1 79 FCA 180 Feaker, Autumn 192,247 Feamow, Benjamin 177 Feighert, Becky 178 Fellowship of the Tower Gaming Society 181 Fellenberger, Stephanie 273 Felton, Lisa 95, 99, 181, 201 Felton, Richard 141 Fenn, Cynthia 188, 273 Fenster, Chris 188, 192 Ferguson, Chad 182, 196 Ferguson, Jeff 335 Ferguson, Jermaine 1 92, 255 Ferguson, Kelly 333 Ferguson, Rob 189 Ferguson, Todd 192,228 Fero, George 1 74, 1 79 Fcrree, Donald 192, 215,273 Ferris, Ronald 145 Ferris, .Sam 181, 273 Ferry, Beth 273 Felte, Jessica 178, 188 Fiala, Dan 273 Fidler, Scott 192, 234, 245 Field, Richard 145,185 Fields, Ben 273 Filger, Daniel 273 Financial Management 181 Finn, Brandon 273 Fish. Brian 80 Fisher, Randy 177, 262 Fisher, Stephanie 188 Fishier, Lynne 185 Fisler, Rachelle 188 273 Fleak, Chris 175, 273 Fleming, Jason 95, 109 Fleming, Mary 169 Fletchall, Melissa 151, 176, 184 Fletchall. Stephanie 252 Fletcher, Brenda 273 Fletcher, Justin 178, 181, 273 Fletcher, Stephannia 190. 273 Flippin, Cheri 5, 183, 273 Flynn, Lisa 193 FogeLJeff 193, 253 Foland, Teresa 176, 177, 183, 187,273 Foley. Katherine 273 Folger, Jason 1 92 Fontaine, Diane 1 90 Foral, Andrea 180,262 Ford, Dawn 188, 262 Ford, Stephanie 273 Forensics Team 181 Forinash, Billie 267 Forsberg, Renae 1 88 Forth, Jennifer 188,262 Foster, Bryan 273 Foster, Shannon 185, 273 Foster- Kamara, Pat 1 59 Foulke, Daryle 273 Fowler, Heather 273 Fowler, Mindi 188, 273 Fox, Kindra 178, 273 Fox, Stephen 133,141 Foy, Kattic 177, 182, 190, 273 Francis, Alex 1 77 Francis, Amy 51 Frank, Brad 258 Franks, Sarah 185, 273 Fraundorfer, Andrea 185.193 Fraundorfer, Dana 1 85 FrazccJan 182, 262 Fredrickson, L.ance 186, 192, 273 Free, Karie 176, 188 Freeman, Chris 1 80 Freeman, Danielle 179, 185 Freeman, Kari 187, 191 Freeman, Michael 183,262 Freese, Troy 255, 262 French, Jonica 186, 188, 262 Frese, Paul 273 Frevert, Jennifer 273 Frey, Bryan 185 Fricke, Rebecca 188, 273 Frideres, Jason 179 Friedman, Andrea 184.191, 333 Frieling, Derek 262 Fricling, Kevin 176, 273 Fritz, Faith 273 Fritz, Kara 193, 224 Frucht, Richard 145,176,184 Fruchl, Sue 125 Fry, Carrol 134, 135 l-rye, Charles 313 I ' rye, Linda 1 24 Iryer, Jermal 54 l-ujinaka, Masatsugu 189 Fuller, Heather 178, 185, 274 Fuller, Kevin 182, 186 Fuller, Larry 192,274 Fuller, Wendy 179 Fullerton, Dan 188 Fullmer, Michael 183 Fulton, Richard 120, 129 Furlong, Marty 182, 190 Fuselier, Todd 188 G Gaa, Jeannine 1 64 Gaddie.Jenni 177, 184 Gaffney, Michael 192 Gagnon, Sarah 1 88 Gaines, Michelle 168, 178 Galitz, Chris 184, 191, 274, 333 Gallamore, Amy 188 Galloway, Travis 264 G ALT AN 181 Gamma Theta Upsilon 181 Ganger, Teresa 181, 274 Gano, Lori 178, 274 Gant, Reba 1.59, 262 Gardner, Dawn 178, 179, 183, 187, 190, 191, 201, 274 Gardner, Mary 1 93 Garrett, David 274 Garrett, Suzanne 62, 182, 189, 263 Garrison, Mary 96, 1 1 3 Garrison, Sarah 1 83 Garten, Scott 1 52 Garton, Travis 181, 274 Garza, Christina 179, 263 Gasiorowski, Lisa 176, 182, 188, 274 Gat, Sherry 158 Gateley, Adron 274 Gates, Karen 184, 185, 189, 274 Gaus, Curtis 263 Gaylon, Darian 184 Gazio, Alex 182, 184, 185 Geary, Brian 188 Gcgg, Chris 182, 185,263 Gehl, Kara 274 Geiger, Michael 274 Geinosky, Chris 274 Geisler, Heidi 178 Geiter, Nicole 188, 274 Geo Club 181 George, Duane 1 76, 274 Gerken, Leigh 182 German, Kevin 274 Gerughty, Derrck 274 Gibbs, Michelle 263 Gibson, Andrea 188, 274 Gibson, Chris 157 Gibson, Jason 1 82 Giermann, Krisly 274 Gieseke, Dave 169, 333 Giffin, Faith 274 Gilbert, Matt 192 Gilchrist, Melissa 263 Gille, George 1 24 Gillespie, Marcus 141 Gillispie, Terri 181, 187, 248, 253 Gilmour, Brenda 1 18 Gilmour, Joseph 118,119,122, 3.34 Girard. L ura 180 Girard. Linda 28. 160. 161. 206, 207 Gittens-Browning, Melissa 87 Gitlo,Cara 128, 191 Givler, Christina 183, 274 Gladwin, Shane 192 Glas, Richard 192 Glover, Jason 274 Goad, Craig 1 34 Gocen, Yavuz 191 Godfrey, Joe 20, 177 Godreau, Tasha 193, 220, 274 Godsey, Shanda 274 GoebeLChad 192 Goetsch, Candice 253 Goetlemoeller, Adrian 181, 183 Goettsch, Corryne 274 Goetz, Mark 13, 274 Goff, Rochelle 183 Goforth, Kelli 253 Gogan, Kevin 10, 178, 179 Goheen, Brent 192 Gohei, Tsuyoshi 274 Golden, Carolyn 274 Golden, John 192,245 Golden, Scott 179 Good, Megan 188 Goodale, Eric 274 Gordon, Spencer 274 Gorski, Tiffany 188, 274 Gose, Warren 80, 123 Goudge, Beth 145 Goudge, Ted 141 Gowing, Danielle 274 Grady, Myeone 1 92, 274 Graf, Leslie 274 Grah, Annette 185,274 Graham, Michael 1 32 Graham, Tammy 1 87 Grauberger, Jared 105 Graves, Angie 169 Graves, Lisa 274 Graves, Sam 35, 37 Graves, Stephanie 1 87 Gravett, Dani 274 Gray, Colleena 263 Gray, Dale 170 Green, Clark 190, 263 Green, Jason 1 84 Greene, Heather 96, 107, 182, 190, 263 Greene, Michael 192 Greenwood, Andrea 1 88 Gree r, Megan 54, 1 77, 274 Gregerson-Malm, Cheryl 152 Gregory, Carol 274 Gregory. Gene 8, 179 Gregory, Lisa 55 Gregory, Shawn 16 Greisen, Chris 192,237 Grenier, Pat 227 Greve, Chris 179 Griffen, Amanda 1 83 Griggs. Matt 56 Grimm, Scott 179, 253 Grishow, Lisa 182,253 Grispino, Frank 132, 146, 147 Grissom, Linda 274 Groen, Molly 190, 263 Gronbeck, Jake 30, 177 Groneck, Renee 274 Grooms, Matt 192 Grossoehme, Mitch 190 Grosvenor, Cynthia 1 84 Grotrian, Kerri 50 Groumoutis, Jared 95 Groumoutis, Maria 193, 224, 225 Grove, Craig 193 Grove, Ken 190 Grove, Tiffanie 185 Groves, Shannon 183, 188, 274 Grubb, Susan 189, 274 Grubbs, Luciana 274 Grudzinski, Mike 169 Gruender, Dave 42, 274 Gruenloh, Tiffany 274 Gubser, Amy 191, 274 Gubser. Gina 191 Gudderra, Nanda 176, 182 Gudenrath, Amy 188 Gudenrath, Beth 178, 188 Guenthner, Amy 171, 187, 188, 274 Gulbay, Adnan 191 Gulbay, Scrap 191 Gum, Jennifer 175, 177, 178, 274 Gump, Jeremy 193, 222, 223 Gunay, Salah 191 Gunia, Karen 190, 270, 274 Gunnels, Kevin 263 Gustafson, Andy 274 Gustafson, Jon 192 Gustafson, Trevor 1 77 Gutierrez, Vimara 170, 190 Gutkowski, Mark 192.218 Gutshall. Byron 175 Guyer, Clifton 274 H Haake. Amy 189 Haan, Brandy 274 Haas. Cathy 180 Hackelt. Michele 188 Hagan, Don 141 Hageman, I e 140 Hagen. Lindsay 188 Hager, Angelique 1 88, 274 Hager, Ryan 182, 189 Hahn, Renee 193, 216 Haile, Melissa 263 Hailey, Chris 179 Hain, Kristine 50, 52 Haines, Bobbi 177 Hainkel, Crystal 176,263 Hajny, Kristina 274 Hake, Sara 186 Hale, Elizabeth 274 Hale, Kayte 185, 188 Haley, William 59, 185, 191, 274 Hall, Andy 193 Hall, Elizabeth 192, 274 HalLJoann 178, 188, 274 Hall, Nathan 253 Hall, Stephanie 263 Hallberg, Jen 177, 283 Hailey, Heath 179 Hallock, Andy 274 Halsted, Patrick 182 Haltom, Joni 253 Hamilton, Andrea 253 Hamilton, Brandon 179, 18 263 Hamilton, Joseph 74 Hamihon,Tara 188, 274 Hamlin, Heather 177 Hammen, Christina 36, 274 Hanchette, Mike 1 79 Hancock, Dave 124, 176 Haney, Courtney 184, 188. Hanke.Jill 177. 184 Hanke. Sarah 270 Hanks. William 274 Hanrahan. Galen 191, 263,3 Hansen, Cindy 333 Hansen. Jennie 177 Hansen, Rick 184 Hansen, Scotte 274 Hansen, Tracy 1 88 Hanson, Hayley 193 Hanson, Wade 192,229 Haq, Mahbubul 181,274 Hardin, Chet 58, 129 Harding, Angie 188, 274 Hardman, Tiffany 1 88 Hardy, Cliff 185, 206 Hardymartin, Dawn 187, 2 ' Harkrider, Jennifer 181,27-1 Harlin, Jeff 182, 186,333 Harlow, Wendy 274 Harmdierks, Tara 190 Harmon, Leisa 191. 263 Harmon, Tim 180 Harms, Jason 192, 215 Harper, Cassandra 263 Harpsler, Kelli 184 Harr,Jen 192 Harr, Scott 274 Harr, Sherry 179, 182 Harrifeld, Jen 185 Harrington, Kevin 64, 179, 183, 274 Harris, Brad 263 Harris, Charron 188, 263 Harris, Jack 192, 193,233 Harris, Judy 268, 274 Harris, Rosetta 190, 263, 2i Harris, Tom 1 82 Harris-l-ewis, Angel 274. 21 Harrison. Katie 180. 182. 189. 274.333 Hart. Jayme 182. 188 Harter. Anne 44 Hartley. Rachelle 253 Hartmann, Angela 180 Hartstack. Andrea 274 Harwood. Terri 274 Hass. Ginger 176. 177. 27 Hassig. Becky 177, 274 Hathaway. Clancy 83 Hailey. Brooke 263 Halz.Jamie 184. 188. 191. Hauber, Jackie 274 Hauf, Michael 275 Hawkins, Audrey 275 Hawkins, Carleane 1 75 Hawley, Kristi 188, 190 326 • Index Ilayden. Dana 156. 263 layden. Janetle 191 ilaydcn. Joan 190 itaycs. Dawn 177. 185. 263 ilayes. William 275 ' iayks. Jason 275 la«n. James 181. 192. 214. 275 ia cn. Man 275. 279 leadlee. Klaine 156. 157. 176. 186. 263 leake. Amy 263 Icanland View 1 82 leberl. Sicphane 183. 276 leek. Michelle 188. 193 lednck. Beth 190 fedrick. Sarah 275 leiistrom. Heath I. 182. 184. 191,333 iecler. Phillip 129 Icermann. Ashley 1 88. 275 leider. Vicki 124 fcintz. Christina 1 52 leinzerolh. Joel 176, 275 leise. Harvey 191 leislerkamp. Jill 183. 275 leilman. Richan) 288 leldenbrand, Lois 256 leldstab. Curtis 6. 183. 187. 263 leldl. Charlotte 184 lelert. Stephane 1 87 lelfers. Leigh 178 leller. Leanna 179 lelm, Stacy 187 lelms. Amy 193 Iclwig. Bryan 187 lemberger. Lisa 275 lenderson. Holly 275 lendren, Chris 177. 182 fendricks. Tom 1 8 1 lenggcler. Rhonda 183. 275 lenke. Rebecca 275 {ennig. Angle 178 lenricks. Tom 1 70 lenry. Bob 123. 172 lenry. Mary 192. 263 Jensler. Niki 177. 178, 190, 275 lensley, Michelle 40 leppermann, Michelle 1 56. 185. 188.263 terauf. James 142.212 lerbst, Stacy 275 lermreck. Amy 170.180 lemdon. Dawn 275 lerod. Rebecca 1 9 1 lerrick. Karric 180 lersh. Alice 162 {esse. Biiai 148. 177. 190. 263 letzler, Dana 178 Ictzler. Mark 169, 187 leusel, Barbara 1 34 leuss.Chad 176 lewghenberry, Rachel 188 leying. Lynn 275 leyle. Kevin 183, 275 lieronymus, Tara 179, 183. 275 ligginbothan. Harlan 1 26 liggins. Bridget 275 lighland. Gordon 182. 263 lilben. Sharon 152 lildebrand. Danene 1 76, 1 87 lildenbrand. Lois 170 fill. Allison 176 {ill. Courtenay 275 lill. Darrell 192 lill. Jeremy 263 (ill. Ken 158 lill. Kristin 28. 190 lilpen. Angela 96. 101 lilty. Rachel 184 linckley. William 132 ftrano. Akiko 76. 276 iiraoka. Tomoko 1 82. 263 lixon. Jon 1 58 lixson. Katherine 275 loag. Carmen 1 80 lobbs. David 218. 219 lobbs. Michael 134 loberg. Jamie 192 lodges, Rebecca 181. 187 loegh, Kim 183.275 loci. Todd 276 loeralh. Amie 1 92 lofstetter. Jeremy 276 loge. Nicole 186. 276 logel. Kam 184. 193. 216. 276 loiska.Chad 192.228. 229 lolbrook. Codi 276 lolcer, Lori 183. 276 lolcombe, Robert 177.193 iolland. Linda 276 lolley. Chuck 333 Hollingsworth. Lynda 152 Holloway. Angle 276 Holloway. Steven 263 Holt. Chris 190 Hollman. Jeni 185 Hollz. Julie 276 Homan. Beth Ann 187. 191. 263 Honea. Marleen 276 Honken. Connie 153. 163 Honn. Jim 276 Hooker, Melissa 276 Hoover, Dawn 176, 180, 187, 263 Hopf, Denise 276 Hopkins, Angela 1 79, 1 88, 263 Hopkins, Erin 276 Horkey, Dana 268, 276 Horkey, Laura 268, 276 Horn, Megan 184, 188 Hombaker. Christian 1 1 . 276 Homer. Channing 1 36. 177 Homer. Louise 1 36. 177 Horsman. Tracy 192 Horticulture Club 182 Hoiton. Scott 263 Hoskey. Marvin 124. 177 Hoskey.Monle 128. 191 Hostman. Deb 170 Houlette, Tim 176. 263 Houseworth, Heather 33, 182, 186, 263 Houston. Suzanna 177 Houts. Amy 164 Howard, J.J. 180,182,190 Howard, Melanie 191 Howard, Monica 181, 186, 187, 191 Howard, Stephanie 177, 263 Howell. Austin 73.185 Howell. Jason 276 Howland, Darin 263 Howland. Emilee 276. 333 Hoxeng. Melissa 178. 276 Hrdlicka. Kristin 185 Hubbard. Aleta 116. 117 Hubbard. Dean 3. 15, 115. 116. 117. 118. 120. 121. 122, 123. 148.312.333 Hubbard, Janelle 263 Hubbell. Jon 43 Huber. Kristen 1 83 Huddle, Nikki 180 Huddleston, Chris 228 Huffmgton, Tom 60 Huffman. Jim 185 Hufty, Aaron 185, 190. 207. 276 Hughes. Anna 183. 184. 190. 276 Hughes. Charlene 263 Hughes. Doug 36. 37 Hughes. Heather 127. 184 Hughes. Michael 276 Hulen. Marie 177 Hull. Jennifer 276 Hull.Joni 185 Hulsebus. Cherie 276 Humes. Kecia 183 Humphreys. Julie 276 Humphreys. Lynelte 186. 188. 190 Hundley. Sarah 188 Hunsucker. Rebecca 178. 183 Hunter. Tracy 276 Huntsman. Jennifer 168. 184. 276 Hupka. Jennifer 1 77 Huppert. Nancy 193. 220 Huriey. Dawn 276 Hurst. Jean 1 34 Husen. Jeremy 1 88 Hust, Jennifer 180.276 Hutchinson. Wendy 180. 276 Irvine. Chance 192 Isemhagen. Joel 21. 179 Issever. Fikrel 191 Issever. Tevfik 191 ISO 182 lu. KamHung 179 Ivanko. Dallas 179 Iverscn. Ann 176,184,277 K J I Icenbice, Leslie 263 Ickes,Sandi 192,246 leong, Sally 179 IPC 145,174. 182.204 Ingle, Peter 276 Ingwerson. Scott 1 88 Inman, Jaimie 277 International Reading Association 1 82 Inzerello, Nick 192 Irelafxl, Lawrence 1 9 1 Jack, Paula 178, 185 Jackson, Amy 1 88 Jackson, Clark 176 Jackson, Hrin 1 76 Jackson, George 177, 1 89 Jackson, Marc 28, 31 Jaco, Melody 132, 181,263 Jacobson, Todd 1 88 James, Brian 184, 263 James. Jessica 80 James. Stacey 178. 277 James. Tim 180 Jamison. Greg 193 Janeczko. Amy 263 Janssen. Matt 142. 143. 176, 177, 180,263 Jarolim, Hduardo 193, 222, 223 Jatrett, B ob 69, 263 Jaschen, Sarah 180, 277 Jelavich, Mark 129 Jenkins, Guy 180 Jenkins, T.J, 182, 196, 197 Jennings. Lori 1 86 Jensen. Barb 66 Jensen. Darin 1 89 Jensen. Johna 1 88 Jesse. Stacey 37. 277 Jewell. Duane 124, 176 Jewell. Jennifer 185. 277 Jewell. Karia 192 Jewet. Mike 1 34 Jimenez. Delfma 188. 277 Jipsen. Kevin 277 Joens. Jane 1 87. 267 Johansen. Leah 277 Johnson. Bobby 193 Johnson. Carolyn 169 Johnson. Chad 180. 277 Johnson, Chris 1 80, 184, 191, 192,242,263 Johnson, Clim 182, 192, 193, 233 Johnson, Deborah 263 Johnson, Eric 192 Johnson, Gary 277 Johnson, James 142,277 Johnson, Janet 126, 277 Johnson, Joni 176, 182, 277 Johnson. Julie 277.301 Johnson. Kaley 277 Johnson. Kern 193. 263 Johnson. Kevin 54. 89. 277 Johnson. Leann 1 37 Johnson. Melissa 277 Johnson. Mike 184.189,191. 263, 333 Johnson. Mike 248 Johnson. Rebecca 277 Johnson. Robert 277 Johnson. Sandy 182. 186. 188. 263 Johnson. Sharon 1 77. 1 9 1 . 333 Johnson. .Shelly 190 Johnson. Sherri 190 Johnston. Dain 184. 185. 191. 333 Johnston. Jeff 128 Johnston. Kelly 185. 204 Johnston. Lori 1 76. 263 Johnston. Scott 96. 103. 277 Johnston. Wendy 277 Jolley.Rick 192.242.243.244. 255 Jones. Allen 179 Jones. Curtis 192 Jones. Denika 277 Jones. Eddie 192.245 Jones. Jewell 1 70 Jones. Paul 1 34 Jones. Secely Kay 1 84 Jones. Stephanie 277 Jorgensen. Brandi 192 Joyce. Chris 2 1 9 Juichen. Chen 263 Jung. Aaron 1 80 Jungers. Joanna 1 88. 277 Juranek. Connie 78.128. 191. 263 Justus. Tamara 272 Kakes, Christopher 1 89 Kalal. Andrea 277 Kaler. Ellen 1.34 Kallem. Dan 176. 182 Kammerer. Shane 277 Kandas. Haluk 191 Kandris.John 177. 263 Kangsadalkul. Pairal 179 Kantor. Eric 193. 222 Kapian. Bryan 277 Kappa Delta Pi 182 Karigambe, Jefferson 1 82, 277 Karl, Andrew 277 Karrenbrock, Monica 1 86, 1 88 Kasch, Bryan 187. 277 Kassar. Brian 184. 186.263 Kassim, Fatuma 277 Katambwa. Kazhdi 277 Kalz. Wayne 132 Kaylen, Bryan 186 Kays, Natalie 277 KDLX 1, 182 Keams, Kathy 150, 151. 188. 192. 210. 232. 277 Keefer. Kellie 191 Keesaman. Kody 277 Kcifer, Kelly 182. 188, 277 Keim. Dana 187. 277 Keith. Shelly 193 Keller. Darrin 76 Keller. Justin 176 Kelley. Jen 277 Kelley. Samantha 187 Kellogg. Joe 177 Kelly. Alfred 124 Kelly. Jen 188 Kelly. Kerrie 180, 277 Kelly. Michael 177 Kelly. Ryan 188 Kemna. Paul 181. 248.300 Kemp. Laura 1 85 Kendall. Kimberly 185 Kennedy. Jennifer 183. 187. 263 Kennedy. Kathleen 180. 185. 263 Kennedy. Madonna 1 69 Kennedy. Tom 1 69 Kenney. Jennifer 176 Kenney, Ryan 185, 277 Kent, Nathan 192 Kent, Scott 277 Kenlch, Christine 277 Kenyon, Jenny 192,235,247 Kepler, Kelly 277, 333 Kerchner, Kari 178 Kerns, Beth 277 Kester, Patricia 127,253 Kelelsen. Amanda 277 Keltler, Christina 180. 277 Kever. Brian 277 Keys. Amy 277 Kharadia. Virabhai 129 Kidder. Steven 177 Kidston. Sean 192 Kikkawa. Rilsuko 277 Kilby. John 181 KiUian. Mona 183, 277 Kim. Kristina 190 Kimble. Chris 178, 263 Kimble, Mary Ellen 169 Kimes. Jeanette 190 Kimrey.Tim 176. 182 Kinder. Kimberly 16.277 Kindle. Becki 188 King. Brian 277 King. Darren 178 King. Joseph 185.277 King. Kelli 253 King. Shelly 181. 277 King. Terry 1 52 Kingery. Craig 177 Kinney. Beth 277 Kirk. Jason 1 85 Kirk. Jcri 277 Kirkpatrick. Allyson 188 Kitch. Renee 277 Kitchen. Rick 177 Kitt.Traci 188. 277 Kitzi.Matt 182. 188 Klein. Amber 188 Klamm. Jeni 333 Klindt. Lisa 184. 189. 191. 277.333 Kline. Annette 159 Klommhaus. Kelly 176 Kluiter. Jon 40 Knapp.Jeff 149 ,256, 257 Knauss, Julie 183, 186, 191, 277 Knight. Jennifer 1 86 Knight, Terry 184 Knobbe, Jason 192,277 Knop, Derek 192 Knop, Krislie 277 Knolts, Jennifer 277 Knolts, Jenny 177 Knulh, Lori 1 82 KNWT 182 Koeberl, Joseph 190, 277 Koenig. Kerry 185. 190 Koey. Ching-Chai 179.253 Kohler, Janine 180, 263 Kohn, Sara 1 85 Koker. Cem 191 Kolb. Nikki 185, 277 Kolaiah 183 Kooi, Kevii 151. 177. 178. 182, 184, 190 Kooi, Kyle 177 Kooker, Reed 277 Koon, Kevin 177, 181 Koppen, Derek 176 Kordek. Ryan 277 Kosen. Ferhat 191 Koshollek. Amy 193 Kowitz. Rocky 227 Kraaz.Todd 187, 191 Krabbe. Catherine 263 Krai. Jenifer 60 18Z 188. 263 Kralik. Amy 188. 190. 277 Krambeck. Karrie Lynn 177. 190 Krambeck. Michelle 177 Krame. Ernest 1 57 Kramer. Carey 277 Kramer. Gerald 120. 149 Kramer. Jeramie 30, 62, 248 Kraulh, Patricia 263 Kremer, Eric 192 Krider, Shawn 190 Kritenbrink, Melissa 180, 277 Kritzer, Melissa 277 Kriz, Sarah 277 Kroese, Amy 178 Krofcheck, Julie 193 Krohn, Amy 192,245.247 Krueger. Diane 141. 181 Krull. Keven 188 Kruse. Kurt 192 Kuehner. Kelly 188 Kuesler. Julie 18 Kump, Jon 178. 263 Kunkel. Kiki 264 Kuster. Robyn 178 Kvalvaag. Lars 22 Kweh. Luversa 175. 183 Kwong-Burvee. Diane 75 KXCV 1.35. 248 Kyle. Joe 280 LaBatte. Jason 192 LaBeaume. Anne 188 Ude. Bob 252 Lager. Brad 179. 188, 190 Lamer, Fred 150. 256. 257. 288 Ump. Jeff 278 Lancaster. Andy 1 84 Lance. Michelle 191 Landes. Richard 1 26 Landwchr. Amy 176. 183. 187 Lane. Derek 192 Langemeier. Ginger 1 80. 278 Langford. Jason 278 Lanning. Brian 192 Lantz. Andrea 190 Lantz. Lisa 129. 278 Larsen. Sandy 2 1 6 Larson. Arley 1 24 Larson. Kirk 192.234 Larson. Matthew 278 Larson. Sandy 1 93 Lasher, Beveriy 180 Lashley, Rusty 278 Uster, Patrick 175, 177, 180 Laudont, Gwen 192,278 Laumann, Scott 278 Lautenschlager, Brian 178 Law, Russel 318 Lawhead, Debbie 190 Lawless, Heather 188 Lawson, Duane 1 75, 1 79 Lay. Myra 181 LDSSA 183 Leach. Michelle 58. 278 Leamer. Valerie 1 90 Leaton. David 278 Lee. Darin 188. 264 Lee. Edward 278 Lee. Jennifer 188 Lee. Kim 264 Leeper. Kathie 153. 186 Leepcr. Michelle 10. 95. 111. 278 Leeper. Roy 153 Leer. Stephanie 278 Leever. Tiffany 278 Leflwich. Preston 264 Lemrick. Angela 278 Lendl. Brian 278 Lcndl. Gavin 278 Lent. Virginia 89 Uonard. John 177. 184. 264 Leonard. Mary Kate 1 83 Leonard, Trent 278 Lesher, Merle 1 32 Lesko, Natalie 193, 217, 278 Uwis, Beth 185, 188 Lewis, Dana 190 Lewis. Jon 182,333 Lewis, Lisa 188. 278 Lewis. Ruth 134 Liang, Yun Zhang 179 Lichtas, Tami 177, 193, 231 Lichter, Joe 182 Liebing. Eric 177. 178. 278 Lieuthold. Arlete 185 Limbach. Brenda 188.264 Lin.Mikki 179 Lind. Brett 185, 278 Lindenbusch, Rebecca 184, 278 Lindsay, Jeff 192, 193, 214 Lins, Shannon 250 Lipperl, Nancie 1 85 Lister, Ina Clair 1 32 Litte, Bruce 1 34 Littleton, Lori 1 93 Litton, Sarah 1 84 Liverman, Trina 177 Livingston, Angela 186 Livingston, Mandy 278 Lobdell, Jill 278 LoChiano. Anthony 1 8 1 . 275 Lock. Nicole 176. 183. 187, 278 Lock.Staci 188. 278 Lockard. Kimberly 278 Locke. Kelly 264 Logerman. Trisha 278 Long. Jennifer 1 77 Long. Jeremy 278 Loomis. Jeffrey 1 34 Loper. Michael 182. 185. 189 Lopez. Dena 278 Lopez. Joseph 30 Lopez. Kelly 177 Lopez. Tanya 180. 278 Lopez-McDonnell. Mark 278 Lorimor. Susan 184. 188. 264 Lossman. Steve 193 Lott. James 125 Loucks. Jackie 153 Lovelace. Antonio 1 93 Lovell. Amy 177 Lovell. Steve 80. 180. 182, 184,264 Lowe, Shane 184, 278 Lucas, Christy 180, 254 Lucas, Daniel 177 Lucas, Jennifer 177 Lucas, Ken 178, 188 Lucido, Patricia 1 25 Lucido. Phil 123 Luers. Alex 180 Luke. Dana 192. 278 Lukens.Jeff 183.278 Lukins. Cory Jo 177 Lullens. Jeff 187 Lullmann. Angle 180. 278 Lund. Sarah 278 Lund, Tracy 278 Luthold, Arlette 278 Lult, Holly 177, 278 Lydon, Christine 164,180,264 Lyie, Lori 278 Lyie, Many 191, 192, 278 LyIe. Tracy 188, 254 Lynn,Sheree 86,178 M M-CIub 226 Mabrey, Maggie 278 Macias, Lon 163 Fox Network • 327 Mackcy. Jaymie 185 Miickcy.Selh 179 MacMahon, Michelle 13, 188. 278 Madison. Melinda 19.1.216. 217. 278 Maedcr. Jenny 1 77 Magce. Tracy 1 76 Magner. Todd 264, .1.1.1 Magulre. Donna 188, 278 Mahoney, Kelll 191,33.1 Mallen, Mall 267 Mallon, Jennifer 278 Malm, Dennis 152 Mallbia, Brandy 176.193,278 Mailer. Juslin 143. 176. 177 Manchester. Chris 1 79 Mandarich. Amy 177 Manfred!. T.J. 278 Manners. Travis 192,278 Manning, Calhy 178 Manning, Chudney 278 Manship, Maria 278 Maples, Slaci 22, 187 Marckmann, Malt 1 87 Marel. Kevin 185.264 Marino, Megan 278 Marlow, Kent 169 Marotli, Stephen 192. 278 Marqucz, Matt 188. 252 Marquiss. Amber 1 80 Marr. Daniel 278 Marriolt. Brian 182. 191. 194. 264 Marshall. Brian 142. 143, 176 Marshall. Ericca 193 Marshall, Trisha 278, .101 Martin. Barbara 1 86. 264 Martin. Doug 62, 158, 184. 186 Martin. Holly 278 Martin. Jen 185 Manin, Kristi 177 Martin, Merrie 181. 184, 278 Martin. Michael 66, 278 Martin. Michell 278 Martin, Steve 26 Martinez, Jennifer 278 Martinovich. Kim 178. 278 Mason. Kalherine 188 Mason, Mike 182 Masters, Liz 56 Maslrelia. Joel 278 Maswood, Syed 193 Matthews, Kip 28. 31. 190 Matsukala. Mario 1 80 Matteo. Tony 182 Matthews. Rick 129 Matthews, Kelly 193 Mattson. Michelle 186 Maudlin. Deanna 170 Mauer, Tony 192, 253 Maupin, Holly 5. 192. 240 Maxwell. Dwight 141 Maxwell. Michelle 278 Mayer. Malt 179, 183.278 McAllister. Susie 80. 278 McCabe. Jason 191 McCalla, Ray 170. 171. 184. 278 McCampbcli, Michelle 180 McCarl. Cindy 181. 264 McCarthy. Virginia 278 McCartney, Grant 1 92 McClure, Bob 176 McCollom, Duslin 278 McCollom. Shawn 181. 278 Mc-Connell, Cindy 278 McCormack. Mark 179 McCormick. Carrie 264 McCown. Jonnie 1 92. 246, 247 McCoy. Justin 191 McCrary. Alan 278 McCray. Sara 179. 187 McCrea, Kevin 278 McCush, Scott 192, 219, 278 McDonald, Gary 129, 178 McDonald, June 157 McDonald, Ken 152,153 McDonald. Merry 129. 178 McDonnell. Maleko 180 McIXjnough. Colin 184 McDougal, Shan 180. 278 McFarland. Megan 278 McFee, Nick 222. 223 McGinness, Jennifer 1 85 McGowan, Brad 278 McGrail, Thomas 133, 179. 190 McGuire. Taunya 264 McHale. Suzette 278 McHenry.Jcff 178. 179. 278 Mcintosh. Danielle 185 Mcintosh. John 192. 279 McJunkin. Chalcne 279 McKay, Kric 176 McKenney. Anna 25 McKenzie. Kimberly 177 McKnighl. Jenifer 183 McLain. Scott 188 McLaughlin. Corey 68 McLaughlin. David 129. 162, 185 McLaughlin, Pal 124,178,185 McLean, Nathan 1 8 1 McManigal, Amanda 184. 188. 191. 279.333 McMillan. Molly 178. 183, 279 McMulin, Traci 264 McMurry, Kristin 191,279 McNabb. Angela 279 McNelt, Kelli 177. 275 McPherren. Nicole 186, 188 McQuinn, Kara 216 McVay, Jason 177. 189 McVicker, Carrie 197 McWilliams, Mark 179 Mechanic, Eve 188 Meek, Jim 159 Megerson. Melissa 156. 183. 264 Mehl. Brian 177.264 Meier, Mike 176 Meierotto. Angela 170, 182, 185, 264 Meinecke. Barbara 1 79. 264 Meiners, Jenny 188. 279 Meinke. Carl 279 Meldrem, Joyce 1 69 Mellencamp, Jeff 192 Mellon. Becky 188,279,333 Melnick, Jason 192,279 Mendon. Amy 279 Merino, Andrea 177. 279 Messer. Lowell 189 Messinger. Amie 279 Metcalf. Darryl 279 Meyer. Aleena 40 Meyer, Cheryl 158 Meyer, Dana 1 77 Meyer. Johnalhan 179. 180. 183. 185. 190, 264 Meyer, Kari 279 Meyer, Keri 178, 279 Meyer, Mark 1 85 Meyer, Ruth 152 Meyer. Stacey 84, 184, 280 Meyer, Vickey 280 Meyers, Brian 84, 171, 178, 184,333 Meyers, Sara 1 82. 1 89 Mici. Mehmel 191. 280 Mickelson. Darcy 187.254 Midland, Dale 1.14 Mihalj.Jen 184 Mikelson, Shawn 280 Milburn. Dawn 190, 202, 264 Miller, Andrea 188, 192, 280 Miller, Audrey 78, 183, 187, 280 Miller, Brenda 280 Miller, Briana 185 Miller, Bryan 67 Miller, David 183, 280 Miller, Francie 184, 260, 254 Miller. Jackie 84 Miller, Jami 178 Miller, Jeff 178 Miller, Jennifer 188, 192, 215, 232, 280 Miller, Jonathan 280 Miller. Julie 171. 280 Miller. Kevin 192 Miller, Laurie 184. 285 Miller, Leslie 188 Miller, Many 193 Miller, Matthew 179 Miller, Mike 86, 140, 141 Miller, Peggy 120. 145. 164 Miller. Tasha 185 Millhouser. Venita 183 Milhkan Hall Council 183 Mills. Barbara 46. 254 Millsaps, Dyan 184 Mincy, Stuart 68 Minlle, Heather 183, 280 Minton. Becky 283 Mirano, Oswaldo 181. 193 Mires, Susie 178, 188,333 Misener. Brandon 182 Misfeldl. Ben 183.280 Mitchell, Bryon 157 Mitchell, Juslin 176 Mizerski, Alison 78, 178, 191 Mizuno, Takayuki 182 Moblcy. Marcia 185 Mock, Denise 280 Mock, Heather 86 Mocller, Jenna 191 Moes, Melanie 280 Mohlmg, Brenda 185, 280 Molitor, Theresa 188, 280 Molilor, Tracey 183 Moloney, Lynn 180 Monarrez, Corina 41.187, 190 Monticue, Jill 125, 154 Moody, Kevin 180 Moore, Douglas 1 24 Moore, Laura 1 75. 177 Moore. Lisa 185. 280 Moore, Mary 1 8 1 Moore, Troy 280 Morgan, Christopher 280 Morgan, Kit 180, 280 Morgan, Mylane 254 Morley.Del 166. 157 Morris. James 190.254 Morris. Lacey 1 93 Morris. Marcy 176, 180. 188. 280 Morris. Michael 179. 254 Morris. Molly 175, 180, 187, 264 Monrison, Amy 1 77 Morrow. Glenn 1 69 Morrow. Susan 280 Mortimore. Shanygne 179. 183, 187 Morton, David 183 Moses, Joshua 280 Moss, Angela 179, 181, 183. 254 Moss. Ron 129.179 Motsick.Matt 179 Motto, Michael 1 52 Moulin. Darrin 176 Moutray. April 254 Mraz. Lisa 281 Mueller. Cindy 42 Mueller. Jeremy 188 Muenchrath. Amy 185, 264 Mull, Sandi 142 Mullins, Jason 281 Mundle, Teresa 281 Munila, Cindy 185 Murakami, Kazuki 178,264 Murakami, Yuko 188. 281 Murano. Karen 59. 191 Murdock. Jill 180. 281 Murnan, Jim 191, 281 Murphy, Gary 281 Murphy, Kay 169 Murphy, Michael 192,228 Murray. John 179. 188. 191. 264 Muny, Heidi 190. 281 Muse. Sherri 181 Muto, Marika 182 Mutz. Helen 159 N Naber, Holly 181, 281 Nacke, Fr. Xavier 1 83 Nagasaki. Hilomi 181.254 Namanny. Heather 184.281 Nance, Amy 1 93 Napierala, Tony 212 Nardini, Monica 281 Nash, John 137, 163, 181 Nasser Mooney, Melanie 55, 57 National Argi-Marketing Association 183 National Business F ducation Association 1 56 Naujokailis, Charity 264 Navarro. Maria 281 Neal.Evan 182 Neddenriep. Craig 192 Neely. Jeremy 192 Neiemier. Katherine 191 Nelsen. Ken 1.14, 135 Nelson, Allison 177, 265 Nelson, Jennie 36, 187 Nelson. Micheic 281 Nelson, Scon 21 Nervig, Bill 188. 190 Nesland, Jillian 260 Neuben. Michelle 255 Neuerburg. Michelle 187 Neumeyer. Neil 144, 145, 181 Neustadler. Roger 1 58 Nevins, Gerald 1 29, 258, 28 1 Nevins. Paul 52, 53, 281,258 Newcomb, Tracy 190, 281 Newell. Chris 192 Newell. Nicky 180 Newland, Jill 41, 177, 190, 281 Newland, Matt 170 Newman Center 183 Newman, Ingrid 188, 281 Newman, Krika 281 Newman, Lisa 281 Newquist, Andrea 265 Newslund, Gillian 170 Newlon, Cammy 179, 281 Newton, Sean 84, 189, 281 Ng. Elvin 179 Ng. HuiCham 179 Nguyen. Linh 188 Nicholson. Jennifer 25,188. 281 Nielsen. Dana 188, 281 Niemeier, Katherine 281 Nihsen, Mike 281 Nodes. Jennifer 170, 192 Nodes, Pat 170 Noel, Malt 182 Noerrlinger, Brian 177 Nolan, Angela 177 Nondort ' , Chad 192, 281 Nondori , Michael 281 Noonan, Christy 281 Noone, Lisa 281 Norlen, Matthew 191 Norlcn. Scolt 187, 190. 191 Norman, Jen 1 88 Norris, Josh 1 78 North Complex Hall Council 183 Northcraft, Dana 1 88 Northup, Anne 184, 193. 226. 281 Northup. Paula 265 Nonhup. Russ 149. 177 Northwest Celebration 62 Northwest Flag Corp 1 83 Northwest Missourian 148, 184, 194 Northwest Pagan Alliance 175, 194,200.201 Northwest Rollerhockey Club 1 75, 187, 194, 198, 199, 285 Nothsline, Anna 182, 185, 193 Nolhstine, Don 120, 148, 149 Nourse, Chad 1 77 Novak, Tara 1 88 Noyes, Jennifer 28 1 NRHH 183 Null, Linda 129 Nuss, Kelly 185, 188, 190, 194. 281 Nuss, Kesha 281 o Oakley, Deedra 182, 188, 190, 265 O ' Boyie, Megan 281 O ' Brien, Amy 178 O ' Brien, Rebecca 265 ODell, Darin 179 Oden.Jeff 142. 176 O ' Donnell. Nathan 40. 185 O ' Donncll, Shelly 281 Oehlcr, David 124.170 Oellien. Jody 182 Oerky, Stephanie 1 85 Oertel. Julia 192. 245.247. 281 Office of the Dean of Students 145 Offutt. Karen 193. 281 Ogdahl, Rebecca 187 Ogden, Lora 28 1 Ogden,Nick 281 Ohno, Noriko 176, 181, 255, 276 Oi,Masataka 281 Ojeski, Laura 184, 188, 281 O ' Keefe, Kerry 188 Olander, Jimmy 24 Oldehoeft, Dan 187, 191 Olenhouse, Jason 28 1 Oliver, Kenneth 192 Olsen, Shari 177 Olson, Brent 281 Olson, Nate 182,184,281 Oludaja, Bayo 153, 183. 256 01 vera, Jerry 281 Olvera, Melissa 281 102 River Wildlife Club 184 0 ' Neil,John 181 Ong, Bee Heang 1 78 Onliveros, Nancy 177, 182, 190, 265 Opp.Cami 26. 188 Order of Omega 1 84 Ordway. Carrie 180 O ' Riley. Karma 176, 185,265 O ' Riley, Maggie 178, 190, 279, 281 O ' Riley, Shannon 185 O ' Rourke, Ryan 255 Orr, Angie 1 77 Orr, Heather 90, 91 Ortmann. Christel 1 36 Osalkowski, Jim 177 Osawa, Yuki 281 Osterhout, Todd 265 O ' Sullivan, Stacy 177. 184. 191 One. Angie 180 Ottemann. Ranae 60 Ottinger. Denise 123. 144, 159 Oltmann, Nancy 1 88 Ottmann, Steve 181. 191 Otto, Jen 52 Otto, Lori 178 Ou, Shaocong 170 Ouenza, Malika 191,255 Ough, Lisa 190 Overfield, Melissa 180, 281 Owen, Derek 182, 191 Owen, Jeff 281 Owens, Julie 175, 187, 281 Ozkan. Basak 191 P Pace. Brian 281 Padgit. Dennis 124 Paige, Amy 281 Palevics, Astra 185 Pallas, Christy 89, 183 Palmer, Chris 255 Palmer. Kathleen 281 Panhellenic Council 174. 184, 204 Parker, Hilary 180 Parks, Amy 178 Parsons, Tye 185 Parsons, William 281 Partlow, Amy 281 Partlow, .Sarah 10. 281 Partusch. Michelle 281 Pasha. Ashpak 265 Palenge. Jennifer 193 Patterson. Jill 177. 193 Patton. Carol 48. 49, 63, 129 179 Patton, Lindie 193 Paulson, Carrie 186, 188 Pavalis. Christina 120, 281 Pavlicek, Erin 183,265 Pavlich, David 184 Payne, Precious 178, 281 Paylon, David 281 Payton, Trey 252 Pearson. Jennifer 281 Pearson, Kara 188. 281 Pearson. Wendy 179, 180 Pedersen, Danelle 190 Pedersen, Shane 184,281 Pederson, Tony 28 1 Peek, Kenny 193 Peel, Missy 188 Pelech, Chris 188 Pelstcr. Sarah 142. 193. 230 Peltz, Kyndra 181. 281 Pendleton. Rebecca 281 Penningroth. Rob 192.281 Pepers. Lara 28 1 Perdue, Zac 182, 186. 191 Perez. Marcellina 281 Perkins. Ron 193 Perkins. Tony 192.281 Perrin Hall Council 184 Perry. David 207 Perry, Heather 281 Person, Christina 184 Person, Mark 184 Pesenti, Mike 193, 222 Peleron, Emily 189 Peters, Becky 190, 281 Peters, Michael 281 Peters, Tammy 190, 265 Peters. Virginia 1 90 Petersen, Amy 1 76, 1 85, : Petersen, Julie 281 Petersen. Lori 1 86 Peterson. Angela 281 Peterson. Carrie 179. 18.1. 187. 281 Peterson, Emily 184, 188, Peterson. Erin 281 Peterson. Julie 178 Peterson, Mike 179 Peterson, Mindi 68 Pfetcher, Angela 180, 281 Pfister, Shelly 18. 183. 18 190.265 Phelps, Michael 282 Phi Alpha Theta 184 Phi Eta Sigma 184 PhiMu 29. 33, 185, 204, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia 28, ,1.1, 205. 207 Phi Sigma Kappa 28, 33, : Phi Sigma Tau 185 Phillippe. Kevin 177. 282 Phillips. Glenna 184 Phillips Hall Staff 184 Phillips. John 176 Phillips. Linda 255 Phillips. Tricia 178 Pi Beta Alpha 1 85 Pi Omega Pi 156,185 Pi Sigma Alpha 185 Piatt, Kimberiy 182, 282 Pickrell, Brough 185 Pierce, Alison 282 Pierce, Corbin 182, 282 Pierce, Jaime 1 92, 240 Pierson, Danette 282 Pillow, Danielle 188, 282 Pinick, Becky 58.73,178,1 183 Piper, Mandy 188, 282 Pittrich, Jennifer 52, 193, : Pitts, Kevin 187 Placek. Dreia 282 Flagman, James 282 Flagman, Jean 176, 178, II 187 Plueger, Josh 187, 198,282 Plummer, Stacy 188. 282 Poe.Jane 145. 184 Poole. Christopher 282 Pope. John Paul 176, 181. I Porier. Shawna 188 Poricrfield, Kem 169.182, Porterfield. Susan 184, 191. 282,333 Portillo, Eduardo 193, 222, : Poller Ehlers, Marjean 191 Potts, Heather 193, 221, 23 231, 282 Potts, Karin 187 Povenmire, Mindy 176, 183 Powell, Shawn 170 Powers, Jeanna 1 84 Pralka, Jessica 38 Pratte, Melissa 190. 203 Prchal. Sarah 19.1. 282 Prehm. Deena 265 Pre-Iaw Society 185 Prem, Kristine 183 Pre-med Club 1 86 Prewill. Jennifer 192 Price. David 175 Price. Heidi 188, 282 Price, Lori 282 Price, Rebecca 282 Prideaux, Chera 184. 185, 191. 282.333 Prim. Kelh 187. 282 Proctor. Kristen 1 87 Prout. Brian 25 PRSSA 186 Przybylo. Jeff 26, 163, 181 Psi Chi 186 Psychology Sociology Club 18 Ptasnik, Steve 199 Puckelt, Brandi 190 Pugh, Roger 172, 173. 190 Purdy, Dave 199 Purdy, Rocky 187 Pursel, Cathy 83 Purvis, Kenneth 282 Pyle. Troy 177 328 ' Index Hometown Director Robert Altman, the acclaimed director of such legendary films as • ' M A S H, " ' •Short Cuts " and, most recently. " Ready to Wear, " will now turn his director ' s lens on his hometown in the upcoming movie " Kansas City. " This marks the first time since 199 1 , when " Mr and Mrs. Bridge " starring Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman, that a film was shot in Kansas City. Shooting the $15 million film was scheduled to begin April 18, though production work began months before that with scouting locations, crew members and, of course, actors. In his Feb. 23 column in the Kansas dry Star, Heame Christopher Jr. indicated that Kim Basinger and Harry Belafonte were among the stars of Altman ' s sure to be celebrity-saturated film. After focusing on the fashion world of Paris, the dirty business of Hollywood and the climate of a political campaign in other movies, the Oscar-nominated film maker will be looking at the ins and outs of Kansas City. Some possible locations include various jazz clubs and Union Station. David Thomas, co-producer of " Kansas City. " said in a 5rar article that the movie will feature some of the city ' s famous jazz scene, with some nationally known musicians thrown in to make a " world-class soundtrack. " Thomas said local interest in the film is intense, especially the many positions as extras and supporting roles. Altman, known for packing many characters into one movie and having them intercon- nect, sometimes by a single thread, said the company will be hiring individuals with very specific " looks. " By Colleen Cooke Q Juaik, Hannah 185. 282 Juigley. Jason 185 ijano. Theresa 177, IM, 214, 265 , ijnlin. Ted 183. 282 R taasch, Dallas 1 24 ader. Katrina 50, 59. 188. 282 Radford. Jeremy 1 92 inboll, Ruslin 176 taleigh. Cairie 282 mey, Ryan 255 amirez. Kalherine 282 Ramirez. Mercedes 1 85 iamsey. .Shad 48, 49, 78,79, 129, 177. 191.265 andall. Kirk 90.91.282 iandlcs, Kelly 193. 216. 217 Randolph. Julia 187. 188. 191, 282 anicre, Ka ren 187. 189. 282 tapp.CarIa 176. 187, 282 ash, Keilh 265 asmussen. Corie 1 88 smussen, L.aura 180 lasmusscn, l igh 192,246 alhje, Ann 182. 188, 190 alhje, Lonelle 184, 282 Ihke, Jennifer 265 Ullliff. Kerri 180 Rausch. Dan 178.265 Rawlings, Kevin 176 Ray, Molly 282 Rea, Chad 282 Reardon, Joe 193 Reardon, Kelly 176, 180, 187 Reasoner. Brandy 1 70 Reavis, Joe 282 Rebal, Michelle 280 Redd. Jim 13 Redd, Nathan 282 Redd, Patrick 282 Redman, Harry 179 Redman, Rob 170,185 Reece, Sluan 1 78 Reed, Amy 178 Reed, Brian 177 Reeves. Angela 192, 282 Reeves, Christopher 1 87 Reeves. Sherri 142 Regan. Heather 265 Reichert, Greg 282 Reichert. Jason 282 Reichert. Joe 282 Reichert. Kristen 282 Reiff. Michael 137 Reineke. Stacy 179, 182, 190 Reisner, Kathy 282 Reiss, Lisa 180. 282 Reisle. Steve 1 76 Reistroffer. Cherie 265 Rcilz. Pattie 189 Renaud. Scott 282 Renfeld. Daria 282 Renken, Amanda 282 Renner, Theresa 76, 177, 186, 282 Reusser, Janet 142. 193 Reuther. Rene 282 Reynolds. Jennifer 282 Reynolds. Tanya 176. 188. 265 Reylh. James 182 RHA 36.47. 89. 187 Rhamy, Jason 182 Rhodes. Keith 134 Rhodes. Kevin 186. 191 Rice. Melinda 270 Rice, Scott 192 Rich, Burt 179, 282 Richards, Beth 1 .34 Richards, Christopher 181, 187, 191,265 Richards, Marsha 265 Richards, Rhonda 265 Richards-Stanley, Sandc 149, 182 Richardson, Brittany 282 Richardson, Cindy 188 Richters, Retisha 282 Rickman. Jon 3 1 6 Riddle, Kimberley 282 Ridenour, Johnna 176, 282 Riedel, Laura 191,333 Riedell, Jeremy 178, 179, 183, 265 Rieschick, Denise 178, 185 Rigby. Julie 34. 191.282.333 Riggan.Jane 143. 176. 183. 187. 270 RIggert, Jane 91 RIGHTS 186 Rihncr, Heather 282 Riley, Heather 186 Riley, Larry 136, 137, 158 Riley, Nicole 188 Riley, Tom 181, 186.265 Rink. Fred 193 Riltmastcr. Corey 82. 83 Rivera. Glenn 192.282 Rives. Kathy 188.333 Rizzo, Frank 182 RLC 187.201 Roach. Terry 80 Robens. Amy 176. 187 Robcns. Angela 176. 282 Roberts, Damien 1 92 Roberts. Gina 148 Roberts. Mark 221 Robens. Natalie 181 Roberts. Nikki 179. 265 Robertson. Chad 282 Robertson. Terry 142 Robmetl. Tyson 180 Robinctle. Kraig 1 88 Robinson, David 265 Robinson, Jenny 282 Robinson, Mindi 180 Robitaille, Luke 199 Robotham, Tracy 193 Rixlgers. Anthony 176, 193. 221,282 Roe, John 181, 265 Roc, Regina 170 RoedeLTed 185 Roelfs. Kiley 192, 227 Roepke, Karlene 265 Roesch, Rebecca 185, 282 Rogers. Sara 184, 191, 282 Romano, Francie 1 77 Root, Steven 176,180 Rosborough, Jennifer 282 Roscbrough, Mary 282 Rosenbohm, David 180, 182 Rosewell. Mark 193 Ross.Theo 78,163 Roth, Travis 15 Rothcr, Jaime 193 Rouch.Matt 150 Rouse, Jennifer 188, 282 Roush, Angela 25 Rowe, Anna 1 77 Rowland, Lonita 76,153, 176, 177, 178 Royal, Kimberly 265 Royse, Kendra 188 RTNDA 186 Rubinstein, Barbara 176,265 Ruckdeschell. Michael 177, 182 Rude, John 52. 163. 181 Rueckert, Nicole 179, 183, 282 Ruff, Joseph 191 Ruffin, James 191 Ruhl,Max 132 Ruiz, Lia 19.3, 224. 225, 282, 287 Runnels, Clayton 35 Runyan, Sandra 1 90, 266 Rush, James 49 Rusooni, Garry 125 Russ, Bernadette 282 Russell, Kelly 188 Ryan, Amanda 282 Ryan, Brenda 1 34 Ryan. Katie 313 Ryan. Joseph 1 23 Rydberg. Keith 179, 184, 191, 282, 333 k Sackelt, Julie 185, 266 Sadek, Jawad 1 52 Sahin, Baris 191 Salisbury, Angela 184, 190, 266 Saito, Yukari 266 Samlow, Michele 282 Samson, Sharon 169 Sand, Mark 152 Sander, Aaron 282 Sanders, Caroline 203, 282 Sanders, Dwighl 185 Sanders, Lisa Kay 180,282 Sanders, Louis 176 Sands, Staria 188 Saucerman, James 1 34 Sayiner, Baha 1 78 Sayles, Kirslen 180 Scarbrough, Jeremy 191, 192 Schaad, John 191 .Schaffcr, Karen 191 Scheib. Ryan 33. 192. 229 Schendel, Amy 176, 182, 282 Schendel, Timothy 282 SchenkeKBev 190 .Schieber. Angle 16 Schieffer. Alice 159 Schillerbcrg. Shane 262. 282 Schimmel. Jacqueline 45. 282 Schirm. Michelle 184, 283 Schlamp, Jennifer 182, 186, 197 Schlapia, Doug 185 .Schlegelmilch, Heidi 163,188 ,Schlomer, Beau 1 77 .Schlomer, Donielc 181, 182 .Schmaljohn. Kristin 73 Schmaljohn. Russell 35 .Schmidt. Angela 177. 283 .Schmidt. Kellie 283 Schmidt, Shannon 180. 266 Schmidt. Trevor 145.179 Schmiedeke. Jennifer 283 Schmiedeler. Tom 141 .Schmitt, Krystal 280 Schmitter. Julie 283 Schnack. Alyssa 179. 180, 266 Schnare, Leah 180 Schneckloth, Suzy 185 Schneickel, Heidi 185 Schneider, Andrea 193,224. 225 Schneider, Heidi 76,178 Schneider, Robed 72,184,266 Schneider, Shari 1 25 Schoening, Gina 283 Scholten, Janelle 185, 283 Scholten, Sam 283 Schramm, Kory 1 86, 1 9 1 , 266, 333 Schreiber, Erik 190 Schroer, Teri 266 Schulenbcrg, Lara 180, 283 Schultes, Lisa 188, 189, 283 Schultes, Shannessy 185 Schultz, Amber 283 Schultz, Charles .50, 163 Schumacher, Jennifer 283 Schuster. Eric 187, 189, 285 Schuster, Johna 1 88 Schwartz, Gary 176, 181, 190 Schwartz. Natalie 41,179, 181, 191,283 Schweedler, Paul 189 Scoles, Amy 283 Scott, Andy 150, 151 Scott, Bill 42 Scott, Kerrie 1 80. 283 Scott. Nicole 185, 283 Scott, Tammara 1 82 Scrogin, James 283 Scruggs, Grant 56 Sears, Lisa 177 Seek, Kim 185 Seek, Kristi 185,283 Seckel, Justin 283 Seebeck. Lanny 177 Segebart, Stacie 176 Sehrt, Emily 177 Seller, Ted 283 Sellers, David 264 Sellers, Doug 179,283 Sellers, Sam 266 Sellmeyer, John 181 Senel, Tolga 191 Sergei, Al 40, 157 Sergei, Deanna 134 Session, William 15 Shaffer, Robin 67 Shanklink, James 129 Shanks, Veronica 283 Sharp, Julie 184, 189, 200, 201. 266.333 Sharr. Christina 283 Shaw. Jeff 192 Shaw, John 126 Shearer, Terah 188, 192 Sheffield, Amy II, 283 Shelley, Margaret 180 Shellon, Cynthia 177 Shepard, Sam 177. 191 Sherry. Cleo 2.34 Shields. Mike 176 Shields. Russell 176. 182 Shimizu. Kenji 266 Shinneman, Lori 283 Shipley, Frances 121, 122, 123, 145 Shipley, Staci 187,283 Shirley, Russ 176 Shirley, Stephen 266 Showers, .Sarah 1 7 1 Shreeves. Lonnie 188 Shull.Renee 190 ShuUs. Jen 171. 188.266 Shumacher, Shelly 1 78 Shuster, Eric 76 Shutt. Amy 283 Sibbernsen, Tracy 1 88 Sidden,John 176, 182, 266 Siebels, Sean 180, 182 Sierck. Scott 186. 189 Sievcrs. Sharia 1 78. 283 Simon. Steve 242 Sigma Alpha 187. 194, 195, 270 Sigma Alpha Iota 187 Sigma Gamma Epsilon 187 Sigma Kappa 175, 188, 204 Sigma Phi Epsilon 8,188,252 Sigma Pi Sigma 188 Sigma Sigma Sigma 8,188 Sigma Society 30, 33. 188 Sigma Tau Delta 189 Sigma Tau Gamma 1 89 Sikute. Jennifer 164 Silvey. Callie 283 Simmons. Jared 191 Simon. Steve 192, 235 Simpson. Rebecca 184 Sims, Christina 268. 283 Sims, Michill 266, 268 Sinclair, Tale 184 Sindelar, Carrie 151. 188. 192. 283 Singlelary, Kevin 192 Skaggs, Trent 162 Skahill, Angela 283 Skriver, Brad 192, 266 Slater, Amy 43 Slater, David 1.34 Slaughter, Wendy 188. 283 Sleath. Justin 193, 220 Sleevi. Rachel 183, 187. 283 Sligar. Ann 180 Sloop, Johnathan 191 Smedsrud, Shannon 283 Smeltzer, James 1 26, 256, 305 Smith, Andrea 188, 283 Smith, Ben 191 Smith, Blase 150,333 Smith, Bruce 191, 266 Smith, Bryan 185, 267 Smith, Carrie 18 Smith, Chestina 187, 266 Smith, Daniel 180.266 Smith, Debia 8Z 83, 178, 179, 181, 190 Smith, Derrek 192, 214,243 Smith, Garrick 283 Smith, Jason 192 Smith, Jodella 266 Smith, Kimberly 283 Smith, Melinda 185 Smith, Monica 283 Smith, Patricia 145 Smith, Raymond 176 Smith, Zachary 189 Smotherman, Troy 283 SMSTA 190 Snead, Raymond 284 Sneed, Brent 187 Snyder, Cory 266 Snyder, Susan 183. 188, 284 Snyder, Vicki 187, 284 Sobotka, Jennifer 183. 284 Sob. Lip Khoon 266 Sons, Cindy 284 Sons, Richard 284 Sorensen, Paula 193 Sotter, Joy 183, 284 South Complex Hall Council 189 Spagna, Christy 182, 184, 189 Spalding, Mike 179 Spano, Joseph 284 Sparks, Brian 80 Sparks, Krissy 188, 284 Spate, Chad 190 Spencer, Cindy 75 Spencer, Jennifer 176, 184, 188 Spencer, Kevin 74. 75 Spencer. William 284 Spiehs. Kevin 178. 190. 284 .SPJ 189 Sportsman, Elise 188, 190, 284 Spoils, Jennifer 284 Spradling. Carol 129, 178 Spreitzer, Jolinda 185 Spriggs, Michael 188, 284 Springate, Kim 284 Springer, Maltie 176, 187. 284 Sladlman. Ryan 28. 31. 33 Stageman. Laura 188. 189. 190, 284 Stains, Renee 192, 193. 233 Staker. Sandy 188. 284 Stalone. Tncia 188. 284 Stanficld. Pete 84 Stangle, Shelley 180 Stanley. Sande 177 Stansbury. Jill 177. 192 Star Trek Club 189 Stark. Judy 185 Starkebaum. Cynthia 284 Starkey. Brian 2. 182. 188. 190 Steenbergen. Gayla 216 Stc-enblock. Rob 179 Robert Altman 329 Awards Honor Best in Movies, TV and Music Oscar Nominees Best Actor: Tom Hanks, " Forrest Gump; " Nigel Hawthorne, " The Madness of King George; " Paul Newman, " Nobody ' s Fool; " Morgan Freeman, " The Shawshank Redemp- tion; " and John Travolta, " Pulp Fiction " Best Actress: Jodie Foster, " Nell; " Jessica Lange, " Blue Sky; " Miranda Richardson, " Tom and Viv; " Winona Ryder, " Little Women; " and Susan Sarandon, " The Client " Best Picture: " Forrest Gump, " " Pulp Fiction, " " Four Weddings and a Funeral, " " Quiz Show, " and " The Shawshank Redemption " Best Director: Robert Zemeckis, " Forrest Gump; " Robert Redford, " Quiz Show; " Quentin Tarantino, " Pulp Fiction; " Woody Allen, " Bullets over Broadway; " and Krzyszyof Kieslowski, " Red " Emmy ' s Best Comedy: " Frasier " Best Drama: " Picket Fences " Best Actor, Comedy: Kelsey Grammer, " Frasier " Best Actress, Comedy: Candice Bergen, " Murphy Brown " Best Actor, Drama: Dennis Franz, " NYPD Blue " Best Actress, Drama: Sela Ward, " Sisters " Best Supporting Actor, Comedy: Michael Richards, " Seinfeld " Best Supporting Actress, Comedy: Laurie Metcalf, " Roseanne " Best Supporting Actor, Drama: Finkel, " Picket Fences " Best Supporting Actress, Drama: Taylor- Young, " Picket Fences " Grammy ' s Ftyush Leigh Record of the Year: " All I Wanna Do, " Sheryl Crow Album of the Year: " MTV Unplugged, " Tony Bennett Song of the Year: " Streets of Philadelphia, " Bruce Springsteen Best Alternative Music Album: " Dookie, " Green Day Best Rock Song: " Streets of Philadelphia, " Bruce Springsteen Best Country Song: " I Swear, " Gary Baker Rhythm-and-Blues Song: " Fll Make Love to You, " Babyface Forrest Gump, played by Tom Hanks, shakes Bubba Blue ' s hand, played by Mykeiti Williamson. " Forrest Gump " was nominated for 13 Oscars including BestPicture. A Paramount photo. Stecnhoek, Corey 176, 181. 182 Steinkuehler. Geoff 1 88. 192, 210 Stcnger, Emily 180, 284 Stephens, Brad 30, 185, 186 Stephens, Dawn 284 Stephens, Jennifer 284 Stephens, Williams 272 Stephenson, Michael 18,32, 180,266 Stepp, Donnie 34, 176, 177. 190 Stevens, Becca 22 Stevens, Carolyn 22 Stevens, Darrin 305 Stevens, Heather 1 76 Stewart, Holly 183 Stewart, Jennifer 1,182,184, 191, 284,333 Stickel, Devin 47 Stiens, Jennifer 1 85 Stirling, Jennifer 190 Stiver, Carrie 188, 284 Stoeklein, Malt 280 Stokes, Luke 73, 179, 284 StoU, Mamae 188, 284 Stoll, Melanie 188 S tolle. Chris 186. 192, 284 Stone, Amy 188, 284 Stone, Christina 176, 188, 190, 266,312 Stone, Hillary 284 Stone, Jamey 191 Stone, JoNell 185, 284 Stoner, Jim 193 Sirader, Jennifer 188, 284 Straub, David 284 Strauch.Jody 150, 189 Strider, Corey 1 76 Stringer, Jeff 96, 113, Strnad, Melissa 186, 18 Stroburg, Josh 1 8 1 Stroburg, Mandy 1 80 Stromley, Dawn 1 87, Strong, Chip 212 Strope, Vanessa 284 Stubbendick, Lisa 177, 190, 194, 284 Student Ambassadors 1 90 Student Athletic Trainers 1 90 Student Senate 20, 36, 120, 123, 175, 190, 194, 198. 199, 201 Student Support Services 33, 190, 256 Student Support Staff Council 33 Stueve, Angela 188, 284 Stull. Lisa 190, 202 Stull, Roger 284 Stull, Russel 284 Slumpenhaus, Conrad 192 Sullender, Nicole 266 Sullivan, Sherry 284 Summa, Bruce 1 89 Sundberg, Kori 181, 183, 191, 266 Sunkel, Mary Jane 129 Suther, Dave 285 Sutton, Brian 181, 192 Suzuki. Yuko 285 Svoboda, Jim 142,192 Swarthout, Michael 266 Sweat, Corey 285 Sweeney. Kristi 193, 213,216 Swinehart, Tara 285 Swink, Doug 30, 184, 190, 266 Swisher, Matthew 180, 285 Swiss, Susie 266 Szabo, Rebecca 1 88 Szlanda, Christina 177, 285 Szlanda,Tom 192.242,244 185 284 T Tackell, Angela 191,208, 266, 333 Talbot, Mary 179 Talley, Kenny 285 Tamerius, Sharon 285 Tan, Chek 267 Tan, H. Utkan 191 Tanabe, Koz 193 Tani, Yukiko 34. 35. 285 Taninokuchi, Kenji 181 Tanner. Shannon 1 93 187. 229 190, 285 285 Tapia. Tish 181 Tappmeyer. Lynette 190 Tappmeyer. Steve 192.2.36, 242 Tapper. Jennifer 285 Tarwater. Jason 1 84 Tate. Connie 182 Tatum. Bart 192 Tau Phi Upsilon 191.202 ■ Taylor. Anne 285 Taylor. Cathy 177. 285 Taylor. Eric 285 Taylor. Jamie 285 Taylor, Jennifer 43 Taylor, Ron 218 Taylor, Sarah 266 Taylor, Shannon 1 78 Taylor, Waltedda 176, Teale, Greg 192,228, Tebow, Robert 1 5 Teel, Angle 285 Tefft, Scott 178, 181, Temel,Ebru 191 Templeton, Alisa 78,79 Templin,Jill 36, 185 TePoel, Nicky 184 Terry, Krista 188 Terry, Wendy 285 Thacker, Lesley 191.333 Thacker. Whitney 2. 177 Thayer. Karla 285 Theobald, Lori 185, Thiese, Eric 181 Thomas, Ginny 183, Thomas, Jennifer 1 85 Thomeczek, Eric 285 Thompson, Jennifer 188,28 Thompson, Joe 1 78 Thompson. Lisa 1 86. 1 88. ; Thompson. Marjorie 285 Thompson, Pat 1 82 Thompson, Robbie 267 Thompson, Scott 285 Thompson, Sean 192,285 Thompson, Shama 285 Thompson, Tammy 178 Thomson, Nancy 1 29 Thornhill, Jennifer 285 Thornton, Kirk 192 Thorsell, Ingrid 169 Thraen, Frances 226 Thudium, Ian 192 Tiefenthaler, Lynn ■ 1 77 Tieman, Leslie 1 80 Tilahun, Yoadan 177 Tinsley, Jennifer 178,188 Tinsley, Tricia 1 92 Tison, Bethany 188 Tjeerdsma. Mel 142. 192.2 229. 236. 3J5, 336 Tjclle. Michael 177 TKE 28.33. 191.251 Todd. Allison 191.333 Todd. James 182 Todd. Kim 182.267 Todd. Tenrilha 170 Tokdemir. Ahmet 191 Tokunaga, Miki 178. 182. 2 Tolin. Jennifer 188 Tomlinson. Amy 267 Tompkins, Phil 193 Tomps, Steven 285 Tonnies, Mac 70,73, 184, 2; Toraman, Aski 191 Torres. Amy 285 Torrez. Antonio 285 Torti. Shannon 285 Toth. Richard 13.71.179.28 Tower Yearbook 148. 191. 208. 209 Town. Stephen 157 Townsend. Heather 333 Townsend. Kirk 180. 267 Trahan. Patrick 182. 191 Tran, Veronica 285 Trapp, Jolene 1 85 Trask, Shari 179, 285 Travis, Stephanie 188 Tremayne, Ashley 176 Triebsch, Chris 184,191,333 TrioAztlan 10 Tripp, Deb 144 Tripp, Stacy 63, 187, 267 Troglin, Ginni 267 Trolin, Jennifer 285 Trowbridge, William Troyer, Michael 30 Tmelove, Kristy 188 134. i; . t. 330 • Index Tnilson. Richard 181. 183. 187, 189. 267 Tniman. Dan 2.S Tubbesing, Cara 187, 285 Tuck. Jason 28. ' i Tucker. Brenda 178 Tucker. Chris 184,191,286, .1.13 Tucker, Shanna 191 Tucker, Tina 36 Turer. Kbnj 191 Turk, Jennifer 188 Turkish Club 75. 191. 194. 19. ' Turner, Krislal 188. 191. 286 Turner. Lurinda 176. 183. 187. 286 Turner. Mike 182 Tyler. Stacy 188 Voris. Jolcne 164 Vosicka. Jackie 286 Vyroslek. Jennifer 182. 286 u Uhde. Matthew 192 Ulvestad.Jira 177. 286 University Players 128. 191 Urban. Chad 260. 267 Ury. Connie 169 Ushakov. Irina 56 Ussley.Cara 188 Utsler. Cynthia 286 Uysal. Okan 191 V Vaccaro, Lorrie 45, 286 Vacek, Becky 188 Van Buren, tlerrick 47. 176, 182,286 Van Cooten, Jennifer 1 88, 286 Van DeRostyne, Melissa 286 Van Dyke. Erin 286 Van Dyke. James 1 50 Van Fosson. Chad 188 Van Gorp. Marc 176. 180. 182. 185 Van Halzen. Roger 1 29 VanNoy.Trudi 188.286 VanRyn. Tara 181 Van Werden. Bill 179 VanAhn. Landi 286 VanAusdall, Marilyn 169 Vanbelkum, Jaime 286 Vanboening, Matt 286 Vande Berg, Cara 286 Vandeginste. Annie 188 Vandegiste, Stacy 1 88 Vandenburg. Paige 58. 59. 191 VanDyke. Patt 14. 15. 153, 169 VanFosson. Chad 192 Vangrootel. Luc 193 VanHoutan. Kimberly 286 Vankova. Otilia 136 VanRoekel. Dixie 2 Van Winkle. Kristin 182. 267 VanZomeren. Wayne 127. 158. 186 Vamer. Shawn 1 76 Vams. Dyann 128.163 Vams. Mark 16.3. 177. 191 Vasquez. Marc 72.181.185 Vaughl. Jack 267 Veatch. Chuck 1 23 Vehe. Jessica 177.268 Vehe. Shawn 177.268 Vemer. Lashara 180. 286 Vestecka. Erin 180. 286 Vetter. Lea Ann 180.184 Vidacak. Derrick 177 Vietegger. Tom 182. 184. 188. 204.267 Vincent. Justin 1 76 Viner. Sheri 260 Viner. Wayne 13.47. 169 Vinson. Michael 286 Voegele. Mary 185 Vogel. Tracey 1 77 Voigts. Nicole 185. 285 Vonseggem. Jon 43. 286 Voortman. Tondee 180. 286 w Waddingham. Tammi 183, 286 Wagener. Chris 188 Wagener. Tara 286 Wagers. Stacy 187 Wagler. Dreak 32 Wagler. Erik 286 Wagner, Cyndi 184, 267 Wagner, Scott 185 Wah, NgAl 179 Waigand. Joseph 1 76 Wake, Shawn 58, 59 Wal Yin. Tsui 179 Walden. David 182. 189 Waldron. Amy 286 Walker. Angela 180 Walker. Tanaya 286 Wall, Dennis 286 Wall, Josh 286 Wallace. Jerry 203 Wallace. Steve 193 Wallace. Tony 193 Waller. Kimberly 267 Walls. Larry 182 Walsh. Crystel 286 Walters. Barrett 192 Wamsley. Collin 176 Wanninger. Peggy 190 Ward. Chris 180 Ward. Heather 177. 286 Ward. Melanie 190 Ward, Melissa 183.286 Wardlaw. Michael 56. 57 Wardlow. Brian 193 Wardrip. Missy 286 Ware. Tricia 1 82 Warren. Amy 286 Warren. Billee 2. 178 Warren. Jayme 180. 286 Waircn. Jennifer 182. 267 Warren. Steve 46. 184 Wairick, Maikee 178. 182. 187. 267 Wasenius, Corey 188 Washburn, Justin 42, 179 Wasser. Julie 188. 286 Waterman. Laura 185 Watson, James 286 Watson, Penny 182, 286 Watt, Julie 68 Watts. Patrick 168. 183. 185 Way. Denise 185 Wayman. Kirk 186 Weaver. Brian 182. 267 Weaver. Karrie 190 Webb. Russell 176 Wcbcr. Scott 21 Weber. Shannon 179, 267 Webster, Ron 164, 169 Weekly, Beth 177 Wegner. Mark 180. 286 Wehrle. Cristelyn 181. 286 Weiss. Denae 181. 185 Weiss. Denise 152 Welch. Bill 181. 187 Welch. Clare 286 Welch. Jamie 73, 286 Welch, Kimberly 267 Welles, Alan 333 Wells, Jennifer 35, 180, 286 Welsh, Cathleen 179, 187 Wensel, Kerry 187, 267 WentzeKEric 20. 286 Wentzel. Jason 184.191.333 Wenzel. Todd 181. 267 Wesack. Greg 188 Wesley Student Center 1 9 1 Wesselrey. Troy 43 West, Amy 188, 286 West, Natalie 193 Weslhues, Ann 286 Weymuth. Annelle 5. 13, 123 Weymuth. Richard 62.63.157 Whaley. Jessica 47,188 Wheeler, Jeff 192 Wheeler, Matthew 179 Wheeler. Shannon 192. 193. 220. 232 Whelton, Theresa 176, 182, 190, 267 Whigham, Melissa 186 Whitaker, Brian 179, 182, 183, 286 White, Kenneth 192 White, Ken 150, 186, 198 White. Kevin 267 White. Ljiuren 286 White. Tiffany 188 Whiting. Jason 75 Whitman. Richard 3. 121 Whitney. Lisa 267 Whittington. Tressa 286 Whilworth. Marcus 176, 187, 286 Whorley, Ezra 192.229 Widen, lieecy 177 Widmer. Laura 1.50. 182, 184, 191, 208, 209,333 Widner. Jennifer 286 Wieczorck. Scott 189 Wiederstcin. Scott 182, 185 Wiedmaier. Brian 185. 189 Wieland, Sarah 286 Wilburn, Krislina 177. 181. 286 Wilcox, Kenton 185 Wiley, Andy 179, 192 Wilhelm,Cherlyn 186 Wilk, Irl 190 Wilkc, Aimce 48. 188. 264, 286 Wilkerson. Derek 179 Wilkerson. Leasa 177. 182. 267 Wilks. Michael 185. 286 Wille. Lisa 286 Willers. Amy 183. 286 Williams. April 178, 286 Williams. Bridget 286 Williams. Dana 24. 25 Williams. Michaela 180 Williams. Silas 192. 236 Williams. Travis 192.236 Willis. Carolyn 181. 187. 191 Willis. Randy 226, 227, 285 WiUits. Amy 183. 186. 188. 267 Willits. Colin 286 Willrich, Marci 177. 267 Wilson, Amy 267 Wilson, Angle 176. 286 Wilson. Brenda 267 Wilson. Cherie 180 Wilson. Doug 186 Wilson. Hawkeye 184. 189. 191. 286.333 Wilson. Jeff 177. 191 Wilson. Lance 181. 201 Wilson. Matt 187. 188 Wilson. Michelle 176. 185. 286 Wilson. Mike 124 Wilson. Rick 13 Wilson. Scott 192.267 Wilt, Martha 193 Windrdeman, Tena 184 Wineiner, Heather 178 Winstead, Wayne 246 Winter. Esther 134. 153 Winter. Travis 286 Wired 196. 197 Wiseman, Teresa 190 Wisniewski. Alisha 185 Witkowski. Sarah 286 Witthar. Brian 192. 218. 219 Witzke. Jeremy 1 80 Wolf. Heather 182.286 Wolf. Ruth Ann 179,286 Woo. RahnI 124 Wood. J x)y 286 Wood. Liz 164. 169. 176 Wood. Ned 149, 177 Wood, Ryan 177 Wood, Sheila 267 Wood, Tiffany 180, 267 Wooden, Angela 286 Woodruff, Ernest 157 Woods. Andrea 286 Woods. Eric 272 Woods. Roger 124 Wookey. Jennifer 188 Woolf, Jason 188 Wooten. Staci 1 84 Worley. Denise 267 Woriey. Joniel 20 Worley. Slacia 20, 286 Wrangler, Eric 180 Wray. Edith 37 Wright. Amanda 177. 286 Wright. Angle 180. 286 Wright. IX-anna 185,193,286 Wright, Gerald 127 Wright, Jill 80, 267 Wright, Mary 188 Wright, Rachel 193 Wright, Robbyn 286 Wright, Terri 189, 193, 267 Wyant. Levi 286 Wynn. John 46 Yamnilz, Shanna 180. 184 Yardley. Brady 179 Yarkasky. Sarah 184, 287 Yates, John 192. 240. 241, 248. 249 Yengulalp. Erhan 191 Yildiz. Bahar 178. 182. 191 Yoder, Sheila 184. 267 Yoesl. John 189 Yokochi, Yasutoshi 182 Yoo. Jason 287 Youmans, Sarah 189, 287 Young, Cindy 171, 267 Young, Jenifer 185 Young, Sarah 188, 287 Youngquist, Craig 192 Youngs. Becca 287 Yuan. Hong 129 X Xu. Loretta 286 Zainul Abiden. Nura 178. 182 Zaioudek, Julie 184. 287 Zaner. Robert 177,267 Zdenek. Jessica 287 Zciger. Sue-Ann 287 Zeiler. Lewis 287 Zeilstra. Stephanie 184, 287 Zeliff, Nancy 129. 156, 185 Zeiler, Christopher 192 Zendlovitz, Debra 158 ZengiUi, Emre 191 Zentner, Brian 287 Zerr, Nick 287 Zesch, Teresa 287 Zhang. Yun Liang 1 86 Zierke. Carol 188. 287 Zimmer. Steve 179. 193 Zimmerman. Michelle 177 Zimmerman. Peggy 181 Zook. Kim 177 Zom. Joseph 1 92 Zuber. Erica 287 Zuccari no. Theresa 162. 163. 185, 267 Zurbuchen, Holly 287 Zwank, David 179, 190 Zweifel, Thomas 124,176 Zymball.Todd 192 Yagel, Kelley 182, 186 Yamashita. Kuri 286 Colophon Northwest Missouri State University ' s 74th volume of Tower was printed by Herff Jones, 6015 Travis Lane, Shawnee Mission, Kan., using linotronic printing. The yearbook was produced in PageMaster using Macintosh computers. The 336-page book had a press run of 2,800. The cover is a four color process chosen by the school. The photo was taken by chief photographer Chris Tucker. All regular copy was printed in 10 pt. Times. Student Life headlines were in Eurostile and Weiss. Entertainment headlines were in Hiroshige. Academic headlines were in AGaramond. Artwork by Brian Meyers. Sports headlines were in Optima and Eurostile. People headlines were in AGaramond. Organization headlines were in Korinna. Mini-Mag headlines were in Times. Student life, Academics, Mini-Mag, Entertainment, and Reality Check were designed by Angela Tackett. People and Organization designs were done by Chera Prideaux. All black and white photos were taken and printed by staff photogra- ph ers and darkroom technicians with the exception of the Mini-Mag. Four-color photographs were printed by Photochrome, Inc. Advertising was done through Scholastic Advertising of Incline Village, Nev. and Jon Lewis Tower Advertising Director. Inquires concerning the book should be sent to Tower Yearbook; 4 Wells Hall, 800 University Drive; Northwest Missouri State Univer- sity; Maryville, Mo., 64468. Thank You Nancy Hail Dave Gieseke Katie Harrison Dean Hubbard Northwest Missourian Chuck Holley Don Carrick Jon Britton Heather Townsend Blase Smith Todd Magner Jon Lewis Ken White Julie Bogart Chris Chappell Tim Gilmour Christy Spagna Kent Porterfield Larry Cain Carl Wolf Studios Gene Cassell The Dailey Forum Brian Meyers Photochrome, Inc. Carl Wolf Studios Scholastic Advertising Darin Stephens Richard Alsup Karissa Boney Sarah Elliott Fay Dahlquist Denise Ottinger Awards • 331 When You Least Expect It . . . An Editor ' s Note 1995 Tower Editorial Board. Front Row: Amanda McManigal, Angela Tackett and Ruby Dittmer. Second Row: Laura Riedel, Chera Prideaux, Laura Widmer and Chris Tucker. Back Row: Chris Galitz, Susan Porterfield, Amy Duggan and Mike Johnson. Well guys, this is it. The yearbook is finallj completed and it ' s time for me to say good- bye to my four years on Tower. By being on Tower for your years, I have learned more than I could possibly imagine and if wasn ' t for my previous editors I woulc have never continued on. My first thanks goe to my first editor, Stephanie. You not only gave me my first editorial board position on Tower as production manager but you ini- tially helped me make the decision to go on a editor in chief. Allison, you had faith in me enough to let me shine as art director and Karissa you helped me bridge the transition from design to copy besides becoming one oi my best friends. My dearest thanks goes to al of you. I have to start by saying the year came to ai end when I least expected it. It seems like only yesterday we were trying to check into the wrong hotel in St. Louis and were getting kicked out of the Arch. I had a blast this year whether it was wearing pajamas to work on our theme weekends, telling blind boy jokes, hanging out on Bourbon Street in New Orleans or eating spaghetti with no utensils wearing trash bags. Along with our good times we definitely had some tough times here and there but I hope everyone feels that the end product was well worth it. I hope each one of you knows how impor- tant you have been to the production of this book. I was fortunate enough to work with some very talented and dedicated editors and to each of you I give a most deserving thanks Amanda- 1 couldn ' t have been blessed with a better managing editor. Not only were you an AP goddess, you were a great friend. You helped me maintain my sanity and kept things under control when I wasn ' t around. I espe- cially appreciate you keeping the copy editors READing when I was working with design oi photography. Thanks. Laura- The special section is beautiful! I know I didn ' t tell you often, but you did a wonderful job this year handling photogra- phy. I know there were many times when you had more photo assignments than photogra- 332 • Editor ' s note vhen you had more photo assignments than photographers but you handled the job with ■ase and with surprisingly few smoke breaks, rhanks for all you hard work. Chris Tucker- You are a heck of a ihotographer. It ' s amazing the progress you lave made since I first met you. I admire our hard work by taking on numerous photo issignments at a time and offering your reative insight when we picked. You deserve I pat on the back — the photos in the book ire the best yet and the color is beautiful! Chris Galitz- Thanks for being so patient vith my feeble attempts to tell you why I lidn ' t like certain prints and when I asked ' ou to bum a little more. You are an excellent larkroom tech and always kept us laughing vith your fork barrettes and with your hiccup augh. Chera- Well lady you should eat up. The )eople and the organization designs are great, fou jumped into production like a pro and I Appreciate your patience with my sketchy lesigns. Thanks for keeping us smiling by bowing us your more than graceful dance teps and inspirational lyrics. I promise I ' ll lever try being a matchmaker again! Mike- The student life and sports sections eally look nice. We could always count on ou to add or cheese a little more to our tories to make them fit or give us fake quotes o we knew what eventually the finaled pread would look like. Thanks. Your fun oving spirit got us through the weekends ilthough I ' m still kind of concerned with ' our wardrobe of T-shirt, shorts and no shoes vhen it was snowing outside. Ruby- What can I say? I ' m terribly sorry I Jmost snapped your neck in two. I guess I vas jealous of your beautiful hair. I do have o say you handled people and academics vith expertise. Good job. I could always ;ount on you to get things done and laugh mcontrollably at nothing. Maybe is was all hose chocolate stars and Mountain Dews for )reakfast. j Amy- You did it, the mini-mag looks iwesome. You had a tough load balancing ;ntertainment, mini-mag, fact checking and lefending blind boy besides picking up the ;lack for everyone else. And guess what? fou did it all without an oxygen mask (Get t? — Breathe). Thanks so much. Susan- You are truly one of a kind. I never knew what to expect when I came in on the weekends whether it would be Brady pig tales or a Mickey Mouse cap. I did know however, if there was anyone to mooch food it would be you. Thanks for all your hard work with the index and for keeping the basketball games a trip. The year would have not been the same without you. Cindy, Emilee, Indira and Jason- 1 owe each of you a thanks. It was unfortunate for one reason or another you could not finish out the year with us, but I do appreciate the time you did get to work with us. I would also like to thank all of the staff members. I know the hours were long and sometimes you felt your efforts weren ' t worthwhile, but believe me they were. Without the contributing staff designers, photographers and writers we wouldn ' t have been able to put this book together. Thanks for all your hard work. Laura- To you I owe my biggest thanks. Without you I would not be in the position I am today. I appreciate you letting me air my grievances when there was no one around to listen and reassure me when things didn ' t turn out as I planned. Your constant understanding and encouragement kept me and the staff going on. Of course Dr. Mom, your never ending supply of ice cream and chili helped out a lot too. Thank you. I should also thank my family for all your love and support. It was always nice to know you were behind me 100% with whatever I was doing even if I wasn ' t sure myself. If it wasn ' t for you, I would have never made it this far and for that I thank you from the bottom of my heart. And to you the readers, this book is for you. It is difficult to put together a 336 page book that accurately describes the year. I thank you for being so patient with our numerous phone calls and photo reshoots. I hope you enjoy the book as much as we enjoyed bringing it to you. Again, I want to thank everyone for letting this be one of the best years of my life. You guys put up a lot with my pancreatic cancer, my reenactments of numerous concerts and my warped sense of humor. You guys were great. I wish all of you the best of luck in the future. Angela Tackett 1995 Tower editor in chief Editor in Chief Angela Tackett Managing Editor Amanda McManigal Photo Editor Laura Riedel Academics People Editor Ruby Dittmer Sports Student Life Editor Mike Johnson Entertainment Editor Copy Assistant Amy Duggan Entertainment Editor Copy Assistant Susan Porterfield Production Manager Chera Prideaux Chief Photographer Chris Tucker Darkroom Technician Chris Galitz Advertising Director Jon Lewis Adviser Laura Widmer staff Jami Fangmeyer, Cindy Hansen, Kelly Ferguson, Brady Bilyeu. Jeff Harlin, Matt Breen, Heath Hedstrom, Regina Bruntmeyer, Kelly Kepler, Marcy Chamas, Jeni Klamm, Colleen Cooke, Kelli Mahoney, Andrea Friedman, Becky Mellon, Jamie Hatz, Julie Rigby, Sharon Johnson, Katherine Rives, Dain Johnston, Alan Welles, Lisa Klint, Hawkeye Wilson, Susie Mires, Ross Bremner, Keith Rydberg, Galen Hanrahan, Jennifer Stewart, Lesley Thacker, Chris Triebsch, Julie Sharp, Jason Wentzel, Amanda Endicott, April Burge, Indira Edwards, Tammy Dodson, Jason Clarke. Kory Schramm, Emilee Howland and Allison Todd Editor ' s note • 333 Higher expections The final phase of reorganization was completed in February when the Board of Regents approved Dr. Tim Gilmour as the new vice president of Academic Affairs and approved the names of the three colleges. The College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Professional and Applied Studies, and the College of Education and Human Services became the official names for colleges A, B and C. It was not official as of March 1, but two matters made headlines in the community. Mt. Alverno was named as a possible minimum-medium secu- rity prison site. After weeks of debate, both the University and the City Council supported the decision. The community however was not sup- portive of minors in the bars as they tried to do away with over under nights. students gather around the Memorial Bell of ' 48 to remember Sigma Phi Ep- silon brother and Bearcat football player Geoff Steinkuehler. Steinkuehler died in a car accident in November near Tarkio, Mo. Photo by Chris Tucker. 334 • Closing Bartending at the Palms, Jeff Ferguson checks an ID. Maryville City Council had discussed pass- ing an ordinance that would pre- vent minors from entering bars. Photo by Chris Tucker. Football Coach Mel Tjeersjdma looks forward to a bright year as he speaks at a pre-season pep rally at Rickenbrode Stadium. A winless season and allegations of athletic drug abuse combined to make for a tumultous year. Photo by Chris Tucker. Closing • 335 Custodian Dan Roark inspects a rim that was broken by CMSU ' s Byron Mannon. A replacement rim, scavenged from Martindale Gym, put the game back on track after a 25-minute delay. Photo by Chris Tucker. With the year almost over, we prepared for the expections for next season with new recruit- next school year. ments. Interfraternity Council approved Kappa The University had already started making Sigma on its way to becoming a new fraternity, plans for renovations of the Admissions Build- As the year came to an end, we began to realize ing and of Golden Hall; and despite a rough many changes had occurred . . . When we least football season, Coach Mel Tje ersdma set high expected it. 336 • Closing r--. ' " 9sBE! " ' 4 »- • • • » " « 6. r ■j{¥- y ( ir, : ■? ?t -- T i- rw ' , ' f|


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