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

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ro f foae Wl ' ' i i C O N T N T S Ca tM kSi kti 6 O eud atlc tA ffS S DOJtti 36 feajfme4 fSO Copyright 1986 Tower Yearbook-NWMSG t was impossible to predict what kind of year 9 it would be or what would come next. The year was full of sur- prises and changes, especially in academics. Revisions didn ' t hit only ex- pected areas of tuition and add drop procedures, students began to wonder how President Dean Hub- bard ' s proposed department reorganization would affect them. Community ordinances placed in- to effect also concerned students and their social lives. A crackdown on noise and strengthened aware- ness of alcohol had students wondering if Prohibition had just reached the ' Ville. A new cussing ordinance had students talking, and the only safe party was a tea party. 1 I i H •■? f tx ' .t. " wim - ■.ri S 000 OM tmiOS6 es in o ' ■ sfi. I Northwest Missouri State University Maryville, Mo. 64468 Vol. 65 ' I t V More than 5,000 students roam the halls and sidewalks of campus seeking their individual degrees in over 120 offered ma- jors. Photo by S. Trunkhill Northwest Missouri State Gniversity Maryville, Mo. 64468 Vol. 65 ut students cKTcepted, the challenge from ;he community and adjusted and manuevered to keep things in per- spective. After an alcohol bust at an all- sorority barn party in September, financially and emotionally drained Greeks could have let Homecoming be justanother day on the calendar. However, they banned together U show the university and community what brotherhood and sisterhood could withstand. After Homecoming, and only eight weeks of the semester check ed off the calendar, students wondered what was to come next? Change also meant expansion and winners. Domino ' s Pizza moved in along with Wal Mart. Zipp ' s an The Pub expanded their menus, while the only 24-hour coffee sho for late nighters. The Hitching Post closed its doqrs i-n October, And just when students tnougi they had discovered the real thTh in new Coke, back came Classi Coke givingHCoca-Cola the moi shelf space, rn the grocery stores. No space could be found i Westport during the baseba playoffs and World Series as th Kansas City, Royals took on the St Louis Cardinals for their first Worl Series title. An 1-70, All-Missou Series showdown caused jasebd ) e ' cplode in th 1 .?f Cheers . nil laughter fill ihr ;_....: js the Flag Corps contributes to the Homecoming spirit from the sidelines. At the Northwest- Central game, the group shows their support to rhe f r - ' ' h.y S. Trunkhill 4 Openiiiy ... r. .Ss, l-mmM » ' -W ' t ice be - m. some ' latives earth- aid and ipln the ern na- .1 Ronald .-,-..., for colon ' ter diagnosed as icer on his ■ ' al health concern of AIDS. Public lisease grew after ck Hudson revealed he was p tprl for the fatal and in- ' Mse. Researchers found and concern grew. IL wds definitely a year of ques- tions. Students found it frustrating when they could find no immediate nswers. Whether it was following the Royals or following the City Council ' s new policies, emotions ran the spectrum and made students wonder . . . What ' s Next? Opening .!; Wked ' A fe.xti Clowns are a big part of the Homecoming parade. Paper mache is used to make this witch ' s head and many of the other character ' s in the parade. D. Sorabji Carousel cast members get advice from direc- tor Charles Schultz. David Rosse and Greg Gilpin follow along and make notes in their scripts. -Photo by S. Trunkhill D Campus Highlights Although most of the highlights were annual events, each seemed unique from the year before by intertwining a little of the flavor of 1986 and keeping students wondering what was next. Homecoming rolled around in the fall and with this annual event came several alterations. All four sororities decided not to enter floats in the parade. Funds were tight due to fines from throwing an all-sorority party that ended, for a few, at police headquarters. Fraternities also decided to break tradition and cut back on their Homecoming activities. With its arrival only six weeks into the school year, time was of the essence. Only two weeks after watching Kermit and Miss Piggy on stage in the Variety Show, another type of music was sound- ed in Mary Linn Performing Arts Center. " Carousel " was performed with the combined efforts of music and theater students. All this and more kept students on their toes, ready for whatever was to come next. Inside Scoop Homecoming A look at annual Homecoming fes- tivities showed, although numerous changes, it was still one of the biggest highlights of the year. page 16 ii Carousel " Music was brought to the stage as theater and music students combined their talents in the Mary Linn Perform- ing Arts Center ' s first major produc- tion. page 22 Campus Highlights Around the world in Lamkin Gym lUp With People! As the lights dimmed in Lam- kin Gymnasium, 125 Up With People cast members animated the stage with music and dance. The cast members, in an effort to communicate their ideas and hopes, involved the audience by dancing through aisles and encouraging clapp- ing to songs. Their routines featured music and dance from Mozart and the Renaissance Period to the ' 50s prom dances, street dances and robotics. " The show was fantastic, " Leann Greene said. " 1 had never been to a concert which made me feel so alive. " " There were about 2,400 people in attendance at the Up With People show, " said Alice Hersh of First Midwest Bank, which sponsored the group. " The show was tremendous. The key stars, or ones in front, were really good. It left me with a good feel- ing. " Incorporated in Tucson in 1968, Up With People had five casts, with students in each cast traveling to more than 6,000 cities and towns in 47 coun- tries. " It was exciting, " Steve Rivera, cast member, said. " We were always on the go and met people from all over. We really learned to appreciate people. " " I had never been to a con- cert which made me feel so alive. " L Greene For every performance, the cast helped assemble lighting and stage equipment and striked the set af- ter each show. Members worked in publicity, arranging for host families and public service perfomances. By the end of the year, each cast member stayed with 80 to 90 host families in different parts of the world. " When they came to Maryville, 1 found hosts for the night of perfor- mance. Hosts were community citizens with goodwill qualities, because the Up With People stars were goodwill am- bassadors, " Hersh said. " Host families were where 1 learned the most, " cast member Tim Barnett said. " They were how I grew as far as getting along with people. " " Living with host families was the best experience, " cast member Jill Vosters said. " I lived with families who had little kids, in dorm rooms and with grandparents, which made it such a learning experience. " New Up With People cast mem- bers were chosen by inter- views conducted after every show by cast members themselves. Names were sent to Tucson for the final deci- sion. " We were a really close-knit group, " Rivera said, " almost like a family. " The professionally produced music- al show was entertaining to many. " Up With People was better than the fall concert because it caught my in- terest more, " Deb Andersen said. " It was neat to see the different styles of ethnic dances. " " We (my roommates and I) really en- joyed how they made us feel an active part of the show, " Shari Schroder said. " We liked the ' Look for the People ' routine most. The dancing was extraor- dinary. " By Maryann McWilliams Interactment with the audience happens throughout the Up With People show. Before the show began, cast members talked to people in the audience. Photo by S. Trunkhill 8 Concert I Dressed in colorful elaborate costumes the dancers add an international flare to the two hour show March 5. The cast also performed an early American " cake walk " dance. -Photo by S. Trunkhlll During " Look for the People " routine, cast members involve the audience by bringing several people on stage. More than 8,000 students ranging in age from 18 to 25 and com- ing from 52 countries have participated in Up With People. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Robbie Robot and the Transistors delight the audience. Representing the high-tech age, Rob- bie was one favorite routine. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Acceptance in Gp With People is based on " personal interviews. Freshman Dan Madden becomes a member of the group in 1986 and will tour with them. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Concert 9 Two Special Olympic athletes congratulate Special Olympics volunteer Tom Ricker pins each other on their performances in races. Many a ribbon on a participant ' s shirt. Volunteers participants, as well as volunteers, made new spent many hours to make the day a success, friends during the day. -Photo by D. Kempker -Photo by S. Trunkhill r ■mit IttS " J -i 1 r V, ' J Helpers stand at the finish line cheering run- ners on. Many volunteers were on hand to lend support and give encouragement. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Cheering on a Special Olympian, Trish McCue stands at the finish line. McCue volunteered her time as a hugger. -Photo by S. Trunkhill .i) [ ' w.i -■ ' % 1 Special Olympics Running towards a ' special ' finish ISpecial OlympicsH i H Involved in a " special " commit- ment, volunteers dedicated many extra hours helping with Special Olympics and gained a better appreciation of others ' handicaps. The event, held April 17, in Ricken- brode Stadium, brought joy to most participating athletes. " There was a lot of love and warmth that couldn ' t be found in any other place, " volunteer Lisa Courier said. " These people didn ' t know hate or anger. They weren ' t discouraged or disappointed when they didn ' t win because they knew, regardless, they still won. " Gerald Wright, Special Olympic coordinator for the last five years, said Special Olympics would not exist if it were not for help from campus organizations. Praising them, he said the approximately 50 people who con- tributed time made the event wor- thwhile to special education students. Basically, volunteers ran the show. They timed events, started races and watched equipment. " Most campus organizations and the Kiwanis Clubs of Maryville and Burl- ington Junction helped, which gave a blend of campus and community in- volvement, " Wright said. Besides helping with Special O- lympics, campus organizations held dances and went to the recreation program, which helped special educa- tion students train for athletic events. Working with Special Olympics and other activities, volunteers had an op- portunity to see mentally handicapped people as individuals with real emo- tions, Wright said. " Hopefully the volunteers learned an appreciation of differences in people, " Wright said. " Generally, though, peo- ple were more alike than different. " " The kids were special, " Courter said. " They needed to know someone cared. " Over 400 athletes competed in field events ranging from meter dashes to the Softball throw. Special events for those in wheelchairs and those under 8-years-old were also scheduled. People competing in the games ranged in age from 2 to 71 -years old. " They (the athletes) had a really great time, " Wright said. " It was their big day of the year. " Even though Special Olympic games were enjoyed and public- ized by area television stations, Wright said it was not the only sporting event held for the special education students. Some students went on and com- peted in state Special Olympic games " They weren ' t discouraged or disappointed when they didn ' t win because they knew, regardless, they still won. " L. Courter for medals. Wright said several bowl- ing, Softball and basketball tour- naments were sponsored for students, making Special Olympics a year round event. Just seeing the happy faces of the participants made it all worthwhile for most volunteers. " It was exciting just to see their faces when they competed, " volunteer P.J. Campbell said. " 1 wouldn ' t hestitate to be a volunteer again. " By Lisa Helzer Teresa Schuelke Special Olympics 1 1 3 I 1 2 Summer fe c Education versus vacation diiemna Summer Spring semester had come to a close and students filed for vacations; but. for some, lot spent relaxing in the ig. Instead, the time was , mer school studying for . classes, tolerating four , u threats and enduring the break- uWn of air conditioners. At first I wasn ' t sure if I should go to summer school, " Susan Miles said. " It " " ed it would be tougher because ion was only five weeks: but. t was all over, I was glad to get tiy three credits behind me. " Summer school began without many people moving on campus and the hubbub of new students. Franken and Dieterich were the only halls occupied by students which made other dorms seem forlornly quiet. Campus population consisted main ly of graduate students, teachers retur- ning to update certification, students wanting to catch up or get ahead and high school students attending a wide variety of camps. fith a maximum load of seven ' hours per five-week session, stud ' ents were kept busy and didn ' t have many opportunities to participate in outside activites. The free time students had was spent completing projects, doing homework and concen trating on their areas of study. " Since there weren ' t many people in classes. I got to know the instruc tors better, ' Tom McLaren said. ' I like a human and not ii - " Althougtj study ' — during the w tainment for weekends. " I found myself going to bars a lot. " McLaren said. " It seemed to be the hot item of summer. " Even though summer school was ad- vantageous to some, others found disadvantages in it. " I didn ' t like summer school because I felt I didn ' t get a full education, " Jim Gries said. " The classes went too fast and I didnt think I had the opportunity to have all the material covered cor- rectly. ' o many, summer ended when notices arrived from Cashiering and football players returned for prac-. tice. But for some students, summef was just beginning. " It was hard to come back to schgol in the fall because I felt like it was tirne for my vacation. ' " Julie Frump said. " Being a resident assistant. I had less than two weeks until orientation. It was really frustrating for me. " " I was ready for the fall students to come back because I missed the peo- ple, " Gries said. Despite hot. humid days, thunder- storms and condensed classes, many students who gave up vacations for summer school met their main objec- tives. Along with that, they gained a new perspective of campus life and life in Maryville. " I liked going to summer school because it was shorter. Classes were held every day and I found the material _easier to remember. " McLaren said. " It nice in Maryville during the sum- T because I got so much closer to " eogjii ere. " " 0 " Mary Henry » • Mi Spirits are not dampened by the rain. Despite the bad weather, graduates tal e their first steps toward the future with an optimistic outlool . ■Photo by D. Giesel e University President Dean Hubbard, Regents members Robert Cowherd and Sherry Meaders present Alfred McKemy with the Distinguished Service Award at summer graduation. The award was given in recognition of McKemy ' s 10 years on the Board of Regents, six as president. Photo by S. Trunl hill Graduates listen to the commencement ad- dress which challenges them to " strive to become Renaissance people. " After years of dedication and ambition, the hard work pays off. -Photo by S. Trunkhill 1 4 Graduation I Rainy days fail to dampen spirits Graduation! Lee Hageman leads the procession at summer jmmencement with the mace, the University rch of learning. Hageman was one of the ssigners of the mace, used in all official ?remonies. Photo by S. Trunkhlll Anticipation and precipitation filled the air as people ran a- round in robes and rain- coats. After 16 years of school, graduates left their books behind. More than 5,000 people jammed in- to Lamkin Gym to see over 600 under- graduate and nearly 100 graduate de- grees awarded during commencement ceremonies May 1 1. " The thought of graduating wasn ' t that big of a deal because I was going on with further schooling, " Shari Schroder said. " However, the gradua- tion ceremony was more than I had ex- pected. The realization of what I had accomplished came, not as 1 walked across the stage, but at the moment when our entire graduating class mov- ed our tassels from right to left. " Brigadier General Jim Joy, U.S. Marine Corps and 1957 graduate, gave the commencement address urging graduates to be leaders. He stressed leadership should have a personal meaning gained through constant and critical self-evaluation. Joy also challenged the graduates to be technically sound in their field, set positive examples, seek and take re- sponsibility, make good decisions and, above all, be true to themselves. During the spring ceremony. Dis- tinguished Alumni Awards were presented to Joy and Marilyn Meyer Dedrickson, a third grade in- structor at Eugene Field in St. Joseph, named Missouri ' s Teacher of the Year. Charles McLaughlin, chairman of the science department and chemistry in- structor at Center High School in St. Joseph and chosen Missouri ' s Teacher of the Year in 1982 was also honored. Despite the pomp and circumstance, some students felt high school and col- lege graduation ceremonies differed. " Our high school graduation was so formal and proper, " Schroder said. " Walking down the aisle in May, peo- ple were talking to me and shaking my hand. It was great how people hollered ' Way to go ' to their friends as they received their diploma. Another big difference was that in high school our curls didn ' t droop while standing alph- abetically in the rain for 15 minutes. " Dan Holt, a summer graduate, said the most exciting thing for him that night was the rainstorm which hit Maryville, downing trees and power lines. " The lights went out for a few minutes during the ceremony, " Holt said. " But nobody panicked. We all just stood there waiting for them to come back on. It was interesting. " Nearly 300 students braved the weather to receive their degrees at commencement ceremonies Aug. 9. In his commencement address, Uni- versity President Dean Hubbard chal- lenged graduates to " strive to become Renaissance people. " He warned the changing world " cou- ld be terribly threatening and offen- sive " to the uninformed. " We want graduates who have learn- ed to gather, organize, analyze and synthesize information, to think co- " The realization of wbat I had accomplished came when our graduating class moved our tassles from right to left. " S. Schroder herently and to speak and write clear- ly, " Hubbard said. He concluded when he said being a Renaissance person " will expose you to more culture, will give you greater self- confidence, richer pleasures and a keener sense of citizenship. " Graduation. Most looked forward to it for over a decade and a half. And so, in torrential downpours and ferocious summer winds, some graduates took their first steps toward the future in galoshes. By Laura Day Graduation 1 5 Controversy arose when the Delta Chi clown Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, driven by Sam Mason, received second place. Some felt it was too big to be considered a clown. Photo by S. Trunkhill Sponsored by Phi Sigma Kappa, Laurie Von Stein Is the 1985 Homecoming Queen. Von Stein is a senior from Bondurant, Iowa with a marketing office administration major. She was also crowned Tower Queen last spring. -Photo by B. Bateman Volunteering about 12 hours a week for three weeks, brought the Phi Sigma Kappa fellows a first place trophy on their Sesame Street house dec. -Photo by D. Kempker 16 Homecoming Hiim-m storybook characters animate Homecoming Enchanted weekendl nee upon a time in the land of Nor- thwest, children ' s storybook charac- ters came to life. Children ' s faces lit up and hands applauded while favorite charac- ters were lifted from pages of imagina- tion and brought to reality for one special weekend-Homecoming. Homecoming ' s introduction was cut short with rushed preparation due to the scheduling which not only fell ear- ly, but during midterms. Limited preparation put a damper on the overall Homecoming committees. " Many people who helped with Homecoming didn ' t have actual ex- perience and that set us back, " said Dave Teeter, Homecoming chairman. Even though the introduction to the storybook weekend was short, Homecoming ' s first chapter began suc- cessfully in Mary Linn Performing Arts Center where all young Bearkittens and Bearcats found storybook buddies performing in the Variety Show. Because Mary Linn accommodated a larger crowd than the Charles Johnson Theater where the show was annually held, the Variety Show was limited to two nights. A favorite act was the Delta Chi ' s lovable Muppets. Leading the Muppets to a victorious audience applause and a happy ending were none other than Kermit and Miss Piggy. An oleo act, definitely prepared more than two weeks in advance, was the piano performance of Marty Mincer. Mincer captured the hysteria of listeners and ended with a final note pounded out with his right heel. A highlight of the Variety Show ' s opening night was the crowning of Homecoming Queen. Suspense grew and anticipation filled the air as the ending of one chapter in the story drew to a close. Laurie Von Stein, sponsored by Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity, was announc- ed as Homecoming Queen. It was also her 22nd birthday. " Being crowned queen on my birthday made it extra special, " Von Stein said. " 1 thought nothing good would come after 21, but it made a neat 22nd birthday present. " Walkout Day introduced the next chapter by providing time to finish last minute parade preparations. Work on floats, clowns and jalopies demanded many extra hours of effort. Those hours paid off though, when Maryville residents lined streets to see the finished products of storybook characters who came to life in the col- orful parade. Extra parade precautions were taken to prevent any reoccurrence of past problems with drunken drivers of floats or jalopies. " Being crowned queen on my birthday made it extra special. " L. Von Stein One precaution required Campus Safety and Maryville officers to patrol before parade time. This was done for " protection against something that might have happened which would have taken away from the parade, " Teeter said. But no problems arose, and Once Upon a Time in Northwest had come to life. " It was fun being in the parade, " said Alicia Craven, who was the dish that ran away with the spoon. " I ' ve never been in the parade before. Watching -continued Homecoming 1 7 Homecoming kids ' reactions made it all worth- while. " Although clowns were an important part of the Homecoming parade, the more complex and animated entries were the floats. " It (float building) was an entire year project, but 60 percent of the work was done three days before the parade, " said Ted Roberts, Delta Chi float chair- man. " Everything planned was chang- ed. " Float construction was expensive and time consuming, " it really gave organization ' s actives and pledges a chance to get to know each other, " said Charlene Johnson, presi- dent of Sigma Society. " It was a positive aspect to Homecoming. " But for the sororities, Homecoming interaction was limited. After paying fines incurred from a sorority party, sororities decided to focus on clowns rather than expensive floats. Accor- ding to Teeter, when sororities pulled out of the float competition, they saved money, but lost involvement and com- raderie. Even though float entries were reduced, storybook characters still strode the streets and others looked on from their stationary house decs. Phi Sigma Kappa felt goals had been reached when their house dec received first. " We took a lot of pride in it and it was one thing we excelled in and look- ed forward to, " Vice President Kent Pudenz said. In the independent category, Millikan Hall captured first place with " Bobby ' s Web. " " I was shocked when 1 heard of the placings because of the condition it was in Friday night, " said Gayle Pounds, Millikan Hall Council president. " Bobby ' s Web " had been shredded from a combination of Mother Nature and vandals. The storybook weekend progressed into game time where the Bearcats and -continued Musicians Shiawn Sallee and Brad Killeen sing " Bits and Pieces " which they wrote. They were one of the oleo acts performed during the Varie- ty Show which ran for two nights. -Photo by S. Trunlthiil Pleading with Coach Joyce Espey not to maite her quarterbaclt, Susie Bath considers the situa- tion. Alpha Sigma Alpha presented the " Wizard of Northwest " with various songs and dances. -Photo by S. Trunkhill 18 Homecoming B Tffii— i M HwahM Strong defense and two pass plays become important in tlie 18-10 Bearcat victory over Cen- tral Missouri. The ' Cats never trailed in the Homecoming game. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Ph! Mu ' s presentation of " Little Qreen Riding Hood " brings the children ' s story to life. Carol Draheim and Rachell Jeffrey helped capture a second place in the sorority division. -Photo by T. Cape Involved in Phi Mu Alpha music fraternity ' s skit, Brian Parker reigns over the Variety Show. Parker portrays " The Queen of Registrar ' s " dur- ing " Alice in Bearcatland. " -Photo by K. Fuller- ton Homecoming 19 Homecoming Central Missouri State University (CMSU) Mules battled on the field. " CMSG was a natural rival for us, " head football coach, Vern Thomsen said. " Students had friends at CMSCJ which created a natural Homecoming situation for us. " Included in this chapter was half- time entertainment provided by the marching band, baton twirler, step- pers and flag corp. Special halftime at- traction was the performance of Terre McPheeters, a 1977 graduate. Mc- Pheeters, a successful song writer in Nashville, has published 20 songs. With the ending of halftime, the Mules and Bearcats were left battling for the victory. The Bearcats captured the win with an 18-10 final score. Contributing to this victory was Dan Anderson who was awarded the Don Black Memorial Trophy, an honor given to the most valuable player of the game. " It was a great honor, " Anderson said. " I always saw other players receive it and I was kind of envious. I was proud of it. " The Homecoming game ended hap- pily ever after with the afternoon stret- ching into dusk and the final event, the Homecoming dance, sponsored by campus radio station KDLX. Although this was the end of Once Upon a Time in Northwest, Homecom- ing lived on and students waited to be captured in another theme. By Debby Kerr Along the Homecoming parade route, " Snoopy and the Red Baron, " the Industrial Arts float, cruises to capture second in the Indepen- dent category. Photo by R. Abrahamson Chipmunks are a crowd favorite at the Homecoming parade. Alpha Sigma Alpha clowns recreate Alvin and Theodore. -Photo by D. Kempker 20 H omecoming ♦JfWrTWi JCV Homecoming Rehearsals give the cast of " Carousel " a chance to perfect performances. Gina Peterson (Carrie), Tracl Tornquist (Julie Jordan), tAark Ad- cock (Mr. Snow) and Greg Gilpin (Billy Bigelow) practice a scene together. -Photo by S. Trunkhill During the last night of dress rehearsal, Greg Gilpin and Traci Tornquist practice a scene together for the final time before opening night. ■Photo by S. Trunkhill .m Dress rehearsal was the last chance for any last minute changes before curtain call. Jul ' a Finney, Cherie Shortell, Gail Erickson and Linda Jones put the finishing touches on their perfor- mances. -Photo by B. Richardson Make-up application is just one phase the cast of " Carousel " had to go through readying for the musical. Tim Hunter prepares Brian Norman, who played the Carnival Boy and part of the Vocal Dance Ensemble, for a scene. -Photo by S. Trunkhill 22 Carousel rnvmum Energy turns ' Garouser into a standing ovation Musical Generating unending energy, the 44-member cast of " Car- ousel " opened in Mary Linn Performing Arts Center seven weeks after auditions. " The energy was there that comes with opening night, " stage manager David Shamberger said, " it was a suc- cessful show. " But success wasn ' t attained easily. Hundreds of man-hours and hard work went into the Rodgers and Hammers- tein musical. " ' Carousel ' is not often done, " Dr. Charles Schultz, director, said. " It was a large musical to mount visually because it required so much talent; but we felt we had enough horses (person- nel) to handle such roles and the facilities in Mary Linn to stage the show. " Auditions for the first musical in four years and first major production by students in Mary Linn spanned three nights. Vocal auditions were held the first evening, one singer at a time, on a bare stage. Choreographers Roger Strieker and Brett Lasslter conducted dance audi- tions the following night. Dividing the auditioners into groups of 25, Strieker and Lassiter demonstrated dance steps to " One " from the musical, " Chorus Line. " Each group had 30 minutes to learn and practice before the tryout took place. " Everyone impressed me at audi- tions, " Strieker said. " To see all those people dancing the combination I made up was unbelievable. " Scripts and roles were arbitrarily assigned the final night. Schultz delegated two to six people to act out a 5 minute scene on stage. " With 60 people auditioning, there Blocking and character development are only two areas which Director Charles Schultz super- vised. Schultz and actress Gina Qae Peterson talk over some ideas. Photo by S. Trunkhill was stiff competition, " Schultz said. " But we chose an excellent cast and there was tremendous talent even in the little roles. " " 1 was honored to get a lead, " said Traci Tornquist, who played Julie Jor- " There was so much energy; it was liard to con- tain. It felt so good inside l(nowing we did a good job. " C. Shorten dan. " I didn ' t think of myself as a lead. 1 thought of myself as part of the cast. " Staging a musical provided the op- portunity to combine the music and theater departments. " It was a chance to mesh them all together, " Sheila Hull said. " We got to work with people out- s ide the theater department, which was something we didn ' t usually get to do. " " There were no fights, " said Greg Gilpin, who played lead Billy Bigelow. " The cast worked together and 1 wished we could do more. " To enact " Carousel, " many danc- ing, singing and acting rehear- sals were held. Actors learned different aspects of a musical. " Not being a singer, I learned things about singing I never knew before, " Russ Williams said. In addition, singers discovered new things about acting. " There was a lot of concentration and time spent, " Gilpin said. " We had to work hard to project our voices. " " Doing ' Carousel, ' I got to put physical stage actions to work, instead of interpreting with my voice only, " Tornquist said. Performing " Carousel " required many technical experiments. The Con- ey Island carousel, where Bigelow worked as a barker, was constructed of -continued Carousel 23 After being introduced to Gina Peterson ' s fiance, Mark Adcocl , in " Carousel, " Traci Tornquist cries, thinking about her own fami- ly problems. The musical was an emotional show that bridged a gap between reality and fantasy. Photo by R. Abrahamson Set in the late 19th Century, the play span- ned 15 years in a small seaport village along the coast of Maine. Main character, Greg Gilpin contemplates a money heist proposed by Russ Williams. Gilpin ' s character, Billy Bigelow, needs money for his family. -Photo by S. Trunkhill 24 Carousel Carousel a 12-foot plywood turntable and canopy. Using a mixture of reality and fantasy, dancers animated the carousel. Costumes were also experimentally prepared. " Because some girls had to sing, we sewed dresses with more room in the diaphragm area, " Strieker said. " Even though dresses were made looser, they still had to appear nice. We had to ad- just and alter a lot. " In addition to technical work and costuming, producing " Carousel " demanded rehearsals of the 21 -piece orchestra. With brass instruments used sparingly, woodwinds and strings car- ried musical numbers such as " If 1 Lov- ed You, " " June is Bustin ' Out all Over " and " You ' ll Never Walk Alone. " " Our only problem was balancing the orchestra with voices and trying not to overcome solos, which were all important to the musical, " band direc- tor Al Sergei said. After auditions, daily rehearsals and lots of hard work, " Carousel " was per- formed three nights for audiences of about 700 people. " We had to open the balcony, which we hadn ' t had to do for any production until then, " assistant director Tom McLaughlin said. " Opening night was great, " Gilpin said. " No one was really nervous. There were lines I didn ' t expect laughter to, but that was great, too. " The end of the musical brought a standing ovation for cast and crew. " The standing ovation was unex- pected, " Cherie Shortell said. " There was so much energy, it was hard to contain. It felt so good inside knowing we did a good job. " When the final curtain lowered, " Carousel " was over; but the energy continued. " The cast was hard working, " Schultz said. " They had energy that wouldn ' t end. " " It was wonderful, " Shortell said. " It was a relief the cast got to be good friends. There were so many good things about the experience that won ' t be forgotten. " 0 By Maryann McWilliams Showing affection for each other, Greg Gilpin and Tracy Tornquist kiss for the first time. After the two are married in the play, Tornquist ' s character ' s strength and compassion carries her family through difficult times. -Photo by R. Abrahamson Before the Clam Bake, the Ensemble sings and dances to " June is Bustin ' Out All Over. " Jane Walden and Robert Shepard finish the routine. All cast and crew members worked together to create a standing ovation perfor- mance. Photo by R. Abrahamson Carousel 25 Weathering Maryville wind, rain and snow, tills sign greets over 5,000 students at the begin- ning of each semester as they cruise onto cam- pus by the president ' s home and Hudson Hall. -Photo by R. Abrahamson First utilized in 1910, the Ad Building remains a focal point on campus. As seen through the Memorial Bell Tower, the Ad Building is recognized as the site for key administrative of- fices. -Photo by T. Cape NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY FOUNDED IN 1905 Northwest attire can be seen all over campus. Monica McDade, Lori Cash, Amy Current and Mark Burrell take time for a few laughs in the Bearcat Den. -Photo by S. Trunkhill 26 Why Northwest A home away from home; students choose the ' Ville Why did students choose this university? Was it curiosity to see ihat a Bearcat looked like? i Or was green their favorite color? Reasons were as varied as the people iho answered the question, but several ;asons were mentioned frequently. A majority of students named size ad atmosphere as main reasons for loosing Northwest. " The school was small and the cam- Ijs was homey, " Leslie Jackson said. " The people here were so nice, alpful and friendly that I felt like I ' d i)me home on my first visit, " Lianne eck said. Some students transferred here ijacause of atmosphere. i " 1 was recruited by the music depart- lent, " Tracy Wilmoth said. " 1 started ; a much larger school and wasn ' t appy with it. 1 came to Northwest scause 1 liked the atmosphere better, i :lt more comfortable and at home. " In addition, students appreciated specialized instruction. " Northwest was a more personalized allege, " Janet Cooper said. " Students ere friendly and teachers took more me to give students individual help. " Another popular reason for atten- ng Northwest was Maryville ' s loca- lit " Wby Northwest? tion in relation to hometowns. " 1 was far enough away from home (Rock Port, Mo.) to be on my own, " Carol Freeman said. On the other hand, many students liked to be able to choose whether to go home. " Northwest was close enough that 1 could go home on weekends if I wanted to, " Sandra Christensen said. Money was another major factor in choosing a college. Many students also said they chose Nor- thwest for financial reasons, including financial aid and reasonable tuition. " I chose Northwest because of the low tuition and its good reputation, " Nick Kunels said. " I chose this school because of the outstanding music program offered, " Judy Kraisser said. " The teachers would actually bend over backwards to help you. " Of those who mentioned department quality, several specified " hands-on ex- perience " as being important. Tina Prewitt, a freshman journalism major, pointed out her experience would help i n finding employment. " Northwest had the good practicum classes that 1 needed for experience that will help with getting a job, " Prewitt said. Some students thought this would be a good place to make new friends. One freshman English major came here " to meet new, different peo- ple, " as did other students. Students from big cities came here to experience life in a small town. " I wanted to go to school in a small town so 1 would be able to get to know " I came to Northwest because I liked the at- mosphere better. I felt more comfortable and at home. " T. Wilmoth more people, " Christine Fakdsek said. " I ' ve lived in a large city (Kansas City) all my life, and 1 wanted to experience a small-town atmosphere. " Other reasons given for choosing this university were excellent facilities, participation in sports programs, and parents being university employees. So Bearcats became a familiar sight on campus, and green was found in nearly every wardrobe. By Laura Day Why Choose Northwest? 100 75 50 25 75 58 illo«tcamp J percent 140 I Scholarship Distance Major Size Figures based on a marketing study of 676 students. Cost Friendly Appearance Why Morthwest 27 »»■ L Football games bring students, alumni, facul- ty and townspeople into the stands. The Homecoming game against rival Central Missouri State found bleachers and sidewalks crowded with Bearcat fans. -Photo by T. Cape Crowded stands mean many fans need to stand by the railing during the game. Shannon Bybee and Lana Apostle joined in cheering the Bearcats to a Homecoming victory. -Photo by R. Abrahamson jt«S r H HE I Although alcohol is not allowed in Ricken- brode Stadium, many fans choose to violate the restriction by finding their spirits not only in cheering for the Bearcats, but also in a bottle. -Photo by R. Abrahamson Chainman Ron Mcintosh shares a joke with Bobby Bearcat during a time out. Mcintosh work- ed the sidelines at all the ' Cat ' s home football games while Bobby led fans in cheers. -Photo by R. Abrahamson Tan ' tastic crowd provides incentive ClieersI Armed with sunglasses, Big Quips, umbrellas, mittens, thermoses and student I.D. ' s; students entered Rickenbrode Stadium. Ready for anything to hap- pen, they settled in their favorite view- ing spots to support the Bearcats. " Go Cats, Go!, " " Defense! Defense!, " " Come on linebackers!, " " Get going, guys!, " " Got your head in the gutter referee?, " " You can do it!, " and " Hold ' em! " were a few cheers and screams heard from the crowd. Those s ounds and many more encouraged and motivated teams to victories. " The fans were terrific, " football player Steve Hansley said. " The more fans the better I played. " " It was great when fans came out to support us, " football player Steve Savard said. " When there was excite ment in the crowd it motivated the whole team. " " When the fans showed their support through cheering, it made me feel like I should do my best to win, " softball player Shelly McClure said. The cheering made not only the players want to perform their best, but the cheerleaders felt the same way. " Without fans we wouldn ' t be here, " cheerleader Dave Hunt said. " We per- formed better when they (fans) were really hyped, if they weren ' t it was real- ly hard to get going. " Fans filled bleachers in all shapes, sizes and colors, wearing any- thing from turned up collars, trench coats, Greek letters, long sweaters, worn-out jeans to dress pants and skirts. Outfits ranged from blinding green to black with brillant colored stripes to pastel blocked prints. With their styles and personalities came dif- ferent ways of supporting teams. " I liked being able to look up into the stands and see supportive fans, " soft- ball player Jennifer Mertz said. " It gave the team and myself an extra incentive to win. " Not only were players excited to have the support from fans, but the coaches were also. " I was pleased with the enthusiastic way the student body, cheerleaders and band backed us up, " Head Football Coach Vern Thomsen said. " Fans were a big part of the game. " " Fans were a vital part of the game, " Coach Bruce Cowdry said. " Without them, there was nothing to play the game for. " Why did fans go to games and cheer teams on? " I loved supporting my fellow stu- dent athletes and band members, " Karen Yescavage said. " I went because I enjoy sports and it relaxed me, " Susan Koenig said. One student believed players deserv- ed the support. " When players worked hard enough to play the game, then players should have fans to support them, " Sandra Christensen said. There were several ways fans showed support. A few had painted paws on their faces, carried banners with frater- " Wtaen tbere was great ex- citement In tbe crowd, It motivated the wbole team. " S. Savard nity symbols and encouraging words painted in bright colors. One fraternity showed their support in a unique way. When a cannon blast was heard after each Bearcat score it was the Phi Sigma Kappa fellows showing their support. Encouraging and entertaining the fans was mascot Bobby Bearcat. " The fans made me what I am, " Bobby Bear- cat Rick Stevens said. Cheers from fans did not fail, because whether teams won or lost, they made the team want to continue. By Janet Mines Teri Adamson, Brenda Tompkins, Amy Mit- chel, Dave Rosse, Chris Klinzman and Kris Tucker model popular fashions derived from ' 50s styles. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Sophisticated styles in contrast to easy com- fortable clothing are back into focus. Teri Adam- son models one of these styles. -Photo by S. Trunkhil While eyeing another coordinate for her war- drobe, Amy Mitchell models a fashion derived from the ' 50s. During the ' 50s and ' 60s, it was common for male athletes to let their girlfriends wear their letter sweaters. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Current expression in clothing is gradually moving from the rounded bell look to the more tubular look. Kris Tucker models a style with a dropped waistline and full sweeping skirt. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Fashions provided by Maurice ' s of Maryville. 30 Reversed Fashions Frivolous fashion returns from ' 50s I Style changesi People often say history repeats itself. But, could one say fashion trends and fads were repeated? Taking a closer look at popular clothing styles, the answer was undeniably yes. Although the style was still in- dividualistic, there were definite trends coming forth, reminiscent of the ' 50s and ' 60s. For special occasions, clothing ap- peared in rich velvets, silky angora or shimmery satin. Casual wear varied from cotton flannel and durable denim to cozy, polar fleece and traditional wools. Prints seen on these varied fabric types included cabbage roses, paisleys, tartan plaids, tweeds, wallpaper prints and checks. It was popular to wear florals and plaids together or contrasting the textures, such as pairing denim with a satin jacket. Colors for many fabric and pattern choices ran the endless spectrum. In- tense jewel tones such as ruby, sap- phire, jade, topaz and turquoise con- trasted to more delicate shades of lemon, peach, lime and peppermint. Accessories came back in full force, as singers Madonna and Cyndi Lauper made headlines on rock and fashion magazines flaunting many layers of costume jewelry, thus setting trends across the Clnited States and abroad. Imitating Madonna and Lauper, students wore many strands of beads, dangling " jewel " earrings with bangles. Gloves, hip-slinging belts, lace hair bows, jewel lapel pins and lace nylons also emphasized the importance of ac- cessories. Focusing on clothing styles, trends were again based on diversity and self- expression. Fall silhouettes ranged from oversized, larger-scale fashions to a revival of body-conscious lines. Other hints from the past were visualized in varsity or " Ivy League " in- fluence for women and men. Varsity dressing was for any coed, but with modern variations. Wool blazers with prep school " emblems " were seen paired with slim pants; or oversized let- ter sweaters were worn over body- conscious stirrup pants, a definite trend from past decades. Stirrup pants returned for fall and were worn with oversized sweaters, shirt jackets or sweater dresses. " 1 really liked wearing them (stirrup pants) to be different, " Amy Mitchell said. Mitchell was pleased fashion trends allowed newer versions of older styles on the market. " 1 always thought Mom ' s stuff was neater than what was popular anyway, " she said. One possible reason fashions were tinged with nostalgia, had to do with the designers. According to Diane Hicks, assistant professor of home economics, inspirations from other time periods may have caused designers to revive and adopt patterns of dress in which the philosophies of " I liked the way tliey up- dated older styles and brougbt them back. " J. Alexander lifestyle were similar. Many students welcomed the new, yet old, styles and the chance of raiding parents ' closets and attics, in search of authentic old clothing. " 1 lik- ed the way they updated older styles and brought them back, but 1 just wish my mom would have kept some of her old clothes, " Jane Alexander said. History might or might not reoccur through clothing trends, but as Hicks said, it was hard to tell what would be popular next. Together, though, old and new styles meshed and formed a diverse, yet unique era all its own call- ed the ' 80s. By Lisa Helzer Reversed Fashions 3 1 .. ' ■ ' Danger black cat ahead; so don ' t press your luck Beware, before walking across the path of a black cat or walking under a ladder. Beware, before stepping on a crack or opening an umbrella in a house. The fear of these situations and many more were classified as supersti- tions, or irrational beliefs in the significance of particular cir- cumstances. Even though supersti- tions were considered irrational, many logical people believed in them. Dealing with constant competition caused some athletes to accept the oeliefs of old and rely on good luck bharms and other superstitions. " For home basketball games, 1 always put my left shoe on first, " Jeff Hutcheon said. " At away games, I put •ny right shoe on first. My father did the same thing when he played. " During tournaments, more supersti- tions seemed to surface and were followed closer-just in case. " I had a million superstitions when I was in a racquetball tournament, " Zhuck Geiger said. " 1 had a lot of gloves, but I always wore one special one in a tournament. I always hit the Dall with one certain side of my rac- quet; it ' s not marked, I just knew which side it was. " " In tournaments, if I had five points and I needed 10 to win, when I served, 1 oounced the ball as many times as I leeded points, " Geiger said. ven some well-known athletes icarried through actions where Superstitions important wins were concerned. During the Blue Jays and Royals playoff games, Royals third baseman George Brett wore his lucky Ghost- busters shirt under his uniform. Royals rightfielder Pat Sheridan refused to shave until his team was eliminated. Was it fate or skill which gave the Royals their first World Series title? Another group of people affected by specific superstitions were found in fine arts. " 1 never said ' good luck ' before a per- formance, it was an old drama tradition that most everyone lived by. But on the same note, 1 never said ' break a leg ' to a dancer, " Mark Adcock said. Even though a few people adamantly lived by superstitions, others felt no one controlled their lives but them. " 1 controlled everything that happen- ed to me, " Susan Goodwin said. " If I was paranoid about something that had happened to me then something bad would happen. If I shrugged it off then everything usually turned out good. " Nevertheless, some people con- tinued to play it safe and hang that horseshoe. Many people had not only one, but several superstitions. " If I wanted my future to come true in a fortune cookie I had to save the cookie. If I made a wish, I never told what 1 wished for or it might not have come true, " Dana Smith said. Some students just couldn ' t be con- vinced of superstitions and were positive a black cat under a ladder had absolutely nothing to do with that D on their Psych quiz. Coincidence? " If things were going to happen to a person, they would just happen, " Julie MacLafferty said. " It wouldn ' t be because they broke a mirror or stepped on a crack. " Various people even amused themselves with superstitions. " 1 liked to test superstitions by walk- ing under ladders and by doing other fe-J-.- m ' B " If things were going to happen to a person, they would Just happen. It wouldn ' t be because they broke a mirror or stepped on a crack. " J. MacLafferty I II things, " Robin Winston said. " I really liked Friday the 13th, it usually turned out to be a great day for me. " f hy did some people constantly ¥w avoid cracked mirrors and sidewalks, throw salt over their shoulder on a perfectly good rug and hang a dirty old rabbits ' foot on their belt loop? According to the expert, Webster, it was those unexplainable and irrational fears called superstitions. By Trisha Holmes Halloween presents ghost stories, witches and jack-o-lanterns. It also caused some students to follow superstitions of blacl cats and horseshoes more closely. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Superstitions 33 l»l 1 Not just another plain label show ITV productioni For being generic, it was quite unique. Called " The Generic Show, " it was the first com- pletely student-produced television " My personal goal was to use The Generic Sbow ' to learn and produce ex- perimental projects. " C. Kllnzman show at Northwest. Featuring music videos, mock com- mercials and films, the show included a variety of programs. One production was a Halloween show which included " How Not to Carve a Pumpkin, " safety tips for Halloween trick or treating and a tour of Maryville Jaycee ' s haunted house. " For anyone interested in TV, The Generic Show ' was a good way to see how television worked, " technical director Rodney Soptic said. Beginning as an idea by Chris Klinz- man, the show began last spring. The show was easy to implement because Fred Lamer, mass com- munications department chairman, supported the idea. " When I first came here, I saw a need for a non-traditional video outlet, " Lamer said. " But the idea had to come from students, it wouldn ' t have worked coming from faculty. " Although Lamer supported Klinz- man ' s input, he and Klinzman said there were difficulties getting the show underwav. " The difficulty was in instrumentaliz- ing it and showing how it would benefit Northwest, " Klinzman said. The Production Company, a 63- member society was initiated. Meeting weekly to discuss problems and pro- gram schedules, the organization was designed to have open membership, allowing students from varied back- grounds and majors to participate. Even though students ran the show and dealt with production problems, Lamer acted as executive producer. Wanting the show to be known, Klinzman said mass appeal didn ' t interest him. " My personal goal was to use The Generic Show ' to pro- duce experimental projects. " In addition, Lamer wanted the show to continue in a nontraditional way, us- ing more collaboration from depart- ments, and wanted more people to watch the program on KNWT Channel 10. Even so, he said the station receiv- ed calls from people saying they en- joyed the show. " I was pleasantly surprised by an almost cult following of The Generic Show, ' " Lamer said. Since the show was a beneficial pro- motion, both Klinzman and Producer Linda Jones hoped it would continue. " It will continue because there are enough interested who don ' t want to see it die, " Jones said. It took a great deal of work to get the show off the ground, but the exper- ience gained made the trouble wor- thwhile for the people involved. By Lisa Helzer r eM " r i 34 Generic Show Contributing to the production of " The Generic Show, " Linda Jones edits tapes. Jones was producer of the student show. -Photo by T. Just One location featured in the program is the Bearcat Bookstore. Rob DeBolt and crew prepare to start filming and interviewing John Neil. -Photo by T. Just Before final editing of " The Generic Show " segment, Rodney Soptic checks the sound mix on the board. -Photo by T. Just Hours of skill and care went into the produc- tion and planning of " The Generic Show. " Jac- queline Johnson works one of the control boards. -Photo by T. Just Generic Show 35 iVkttt ' A A Leaving a trail of defenders behind, running back, Mike Thomas breaks away for yardage against the Lincoln Tigers Oct. 5 in Rickenbrode Stadium. Thomas scored two touchdowns to help the ' Cats defeat Lincoln 3114. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Four racquetball courts in Lamkin Gym are open to all students and faculty. Chuck Geiger participates in a singles match during an in- tramural tournament. -Photo by S. Trunkhill , u X. u. -■, ::iKr3. M. V. " ;i 36 Sports IW tfy Bearcat followers wondered what the football team could do to top last year ' s MIAA crown. The answer seemed sim- ple. Chosen third in a pre-season Sports Illustrated poll, they were off to a good start. Unfortunately, there was no repeat performance as they battled for a .500 season. National spotlight also featured the track team finishing 30th in final competition. Although there weren ' t conference crowns for all sports, individual efforts and attitudes played an important role in team pride that instilled team unity. The basketball team found a familiar face in an unfamiliar role as Victor Coleman returned as an assistant coach. Basketball was still a crowd pleaser leaving studies and Dynasty behind to support the teams. During intramurals, fans became players themselves. And although they didn ' t draw the roaring support of packed stands, they still attracted 90 percent of the student body. Injuries and inconsistencies led to rollercoaster seasons for some teams, but fans showed support for whatever was to come next. Inside Scoop Football With the pressures of their previous season upon them, the Bearcats battl- ed for a split record season. Intramurals A majority of students enjoyed the opportunities intramurals offered for physical fitness and competition in various sporting events. page 50 page 62 Sports 37 " We had several underclassmen, so there weren ' t very many leaders. However, as a young team, we gained a lot of experience. " B. Ortmeler National attention Qualifying for nationals became a tradition for Bear- cat tracksters. For the third consecutive season the team finished in the top 30 na- tionally. Brad Ortmeier led the Bearcats with a time of 30:8.4 in the 10,000 meter earning him a sixth place which gave him an Ail- American honor. The 1,600-meter relay team of Burt Lawrence, Rod- ney Grayson, Tom Lester and David Watkins also competed. Although miss- ing an All-American ranking by one place, they managed a seventh place finish with a time of 3:15.46. MEN ' S TRACK Indoor 2nd CMSa Tri-Meet Nebraska Wesleyan Relays no team scoring Nebraska-Omaha Inv. 4th Mule Relays 1st Kansas Open no team scoring UNI Open no team scoring MIAA Championships 2nd NCAA Division II Meet no score Outdoor Northwest Inv. 1st Park College Relays 1st UNO Inv. no team scoring CMSU Quad. no team scoring Drake Relays no score MIAA Championships 2nd NCAA Division II Meet 30th During the indoor season the team captured first at Central Missouri State Mule Relays. The outdoor season brought first place trophies at the Northwest Invitational and Park College Relays. Even though the ' Cats were not MIAA champs, they did finish second. Watkins was one of four individual conference cham- pions. He finished first in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:51.76 which qualified him for nationals. This time also earned him a new school record. Other champions includ- ed Tom Ricker in the steeplechase with a time of 9:28.38; Bob Schertz in the decathalon scoring 5,778 points and Burt Lawrence in the 400-meter hurdles in 53.44. The 1,600-meter relay team was champion at nationals with 3:17.25. Scott Krininger broke the freshmen shot put record with a toss of 52 ' 6y4 " and Curtis Irwin set fresh- men records in javelin with a throw of 195 ' 2 " and in hammer throw with 86 ' 1 " . " We had several under- classmen, so there weren ' t very many leaders, " Ort- meier said. " However, as a young team, we gained a lot of experience. " By Jim Burroughs S 1 SdT t . -M M Men ' s track. FRONT ROW: Bobby Cohens, Donald Cox, Rodney Hicks, David Watkins, Bert Lawrence, Tom Lester, Rodney Grayson, Rob Colston and Tim Hodge. ROW TWO: Mark Van- Sickle, Drector Collins, Allen Simp- son, Tim Hoffman, Mark Mosbach- er. Brad Ortmeier, Reynold Middle- ton, Doug Pilcher, Chris Wiggs and Steve Hill. ROW THREE: Harold Barnett, Steve Hale, Scott Krin- ninger, Tom Ricker, Rusty Adams, Mike Hayes, Bob Calegan, Trevor Cape, Andy Robertson and Mike Williams. BACK ROW: Brian Grier, Tony Phillip, Brian Brum, Bill Best, Richard Bridges, Kurt Kostecki, Tom Liston, Robert Haley, Mark Pyatt and Bob Schertz. 38 Men ' s Track Striding for first place, Bert Law- rence finishes the 400-meter hurdles at the Northwest Invitational. The Bearcat track team won the meet. - Photo by S. Trunkhill Middle distance runner David Walkins finishes the 1,600-meter re- lay. As a Natio nal qualifier, the re- lay team enjoyed much success. - Photo by S. Trunkhill II - Firmly planting his pole in the ground, pole vaulter Tom Hooker begins his ascent. Hooker ' s last competition was in the GMO decathalon where he finished 18th with 4,967 points. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Achieving a perfect hand-off pro- vides the key to a successful relay race. Tom Lester takes the baton from Rodney Grayson during the 1,600-meter relay. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Men ' s Track 39 " We had a lot of underclassmen and to have them do so well said a lot about our strength. " A. Perling Making new tracks Inexperience hampered the ' Kitten traci teanT, but the squad still strived for records. " Considering how young we were and the fact we only lost one senior, we really did well and I was satisfied, " Coach Pam Medford said. " Next season will show im- provements, especially with the new recruits. " Nevertheless, the ' Kittens had some exceptional per- formances. They swept the Northwest Invitational, with a first place finish. Paula Bullard took first in 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:12.77 and second WOMEN ' S TRACK Indoor CMSCJ Tri-Meet 2nd Nebraska Wesleyan Relays no team scoring Nebraska Wesleyan Inv. 4th Mule relays 4th Mo. Intercollegiate Invitational no team scoring MIAA Championships 5th NCAA Division II Meet lo score Outdoor Northwest Inv. 1st GNOlnv. 5th MIAA Championships 5th in 100-meter hurdles in 16.57. Bullard also filled spots on the 400 and mile relay teams. Both teams placed first. Myrna Asberry also had a good performance, setting a personal goal of 5 ' 4 " in the high jump. This earned a school record surpassing her regular season jump of 5 ' 3 " . Lisa Ferris set a record at the championships in shot- put 41 ' 8 ' 2 " . " For my first year, 1 was satisfied with what 1 did, " Ferris said. " I ' ll feel more confident in the future. " The ' Kittens 1,600-meter relay team placed first at MIAA championship. Clair- essa Washington, Cindy Margis, Bullard and Karla Mucke finished with a time of 4:04.16. The team overall finished fifth. To add to numerous records, the two-mile relay team of Janet Bunge, Julie Carl, Dee Dee McCullough and Lisa Basich established a new mark of 10:07.2. " We had a lot of underclassmen and to have them do so well said a lot about our strength, " captain A.J. Perling said.O By Jim Burroughs Sarabeth Webb Women ' s track. FRONT ROW: Lin da Funke, Julie Carl, Alecia Scho onhoven and Allison Benorden ROW TWO: Jeanne Plendl, A.J Perling, Cheryl King, Lisa Basich and Kristin Fox. ROW THREE Lynette Heitmann, Joy VanSickle, Kim Smith, Amy Chartier and Paula Bullard. ROW FOUR: Lisa Thompson, Karla Mucke, Myrna Asberry, Cindy Margis, Lisa Ferris, Ronda Walker, Jacinda Bousquet and Colleen Hobb. BACK ROW: Dee Dee McCulloch. tttei i 40 Women ' s Track In the 400-meter hurdles, Amy Chartier clears the hurdle and races toward the finish line. Chartier competed mostly in hurdle events. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Bearkitten Paula Bullard sprints to the finish in the 400 meters . Bullard placed second with a time of 1 :02.70 at the Northwest Invita- tional. -Photo by D. Qieseke Women ' s Track Bearcat shortstop, Greg Symens and outfielder Joe Miller back up a close play at third by Robert Robb during the UNO double-header. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Infielder Mike Biggs back slides into the UNO baseman. The Bear- cats lost 12-4 and 12-3 in the double-header April 15. -Photo by S. Trunkhill 42 Baseball i¥. " I wanted to win It all and if we would have had more consistent play in the conference tournament, we could have won it all. " J. Johnson Turnabout is foul play Inconsistency and a con- troversial game affected the Bearcat baseball team as they finished their season with a 19-27-1 overall record and third place in the con- ference. " It was a disappointment (finishing in third place), " Head Coach Jim Johnson said. " 1 wanted to win it all and if we would have had more consistent play in the conference tournament, we could have won it all, " he said. It could have been more than inconsistency which cost the ' Cats a conference championship. The ' Cats replayed a game with Cen- tral Missouri State under protest because of a con- troversial call. Central led 3-2 with the ' Cats at bat in the top of the seventh and one out. Jeff Sykes was on third, Michael Thomas on first and Joe Miller at bat. Miller hit a fly ball that dropped for a hit and scored Sykes. Thomas, waiting to see if the ball was caught, was overrun by Miller between first and se- cond. Both runners tried to advance to third and were called out. When Miller passed Thomas, Miller should have been called out and Thomas allowed to proceed at his own risk. The league com- missioner ruled the umpire in violation of not visually and audibly calling Miller out when the infraction oc- cured. " We had to go back at Central ' s convenience and not ours. That was what hurt, " Johnson said. Despite problems, several individuals had outstanding accomplishments during the season. Miller, Sykes, Brian Jennings, Jerry Mikusa, and Robert Robb batted over .300 averages. Freshman pitcher, Rob Olsen totalled a 6-0 record in 1 1 outings to lead the pit- chers in victories. Olsen allowed only 37 hits in 45 in- nings pitched. He also struck out 28 and had a 3.00 earned run average, the best among the pitching staff. " 1 didn ' t expect it (winning six games), " Olsen said. " I thought 1 could help out the team, but 1 didn ' t think I would have to take the role I ended up taking. " By Jim Burroughs BASEBALL Overall Record 19-27-1 Conference Base ball team. FRONT ROW: Coach Larry Spresser, Head Coach Jim Johnson, Coach Ken Steeples and Coach Bob Hoeg. ROW TWO: Greg Symens, Tony Dicataldo, Bob Sutcliffe, Jerry Mikusa, trainer David Asback and batboy Jeff Johnson. ROW THREE: Carl Koestner, Mike Biggs, Todd Morgason, Rob Robb, Rob Olsen, Jay Meyers, Jon Baldwin and Jeff Vestal. ROW FOUR: David Barger, Brian Jennings, Terry Marquarcht, Steve Qillispie, Joe Miller and Wayne Snook. BACK ROW: Michael Thomas, Mark Amburn, Jeff Sykes, Tom Winske, Rob Simp- son, Troy Newman and Rick Martin. Central Central Lincoln Lincoln Northeast Northeast Northeast Northeast Central Central Lincoln Lincoln Southeast Central UM-St. Louis 3-4 4-11 9-8 16-0 8-3 5-2 8-7 8-15 9-3 01 16-3 16-0 4-9 10-5 1-8 Baseball 43 " Everybody was disappointed because we didn ' t really show how good we really were. " K. Hopewell ' Kittens catch crown Though not winning back- to-back Missouri Inter- collegiate Athletic Associa- tion (MIAA) tournament titles, the ' Kitten softball team claimed their second consecutive conference crown. For their effort in the tour- nament and the season, the ' Kittens ' squad received numerous awards. Shelley Lewis, Janet Schieber, Stephanie Storey, Karen Hopewell and Jennifer Mertz were selected All-MIAA First Team. Annie Melius was voted honorable mention while Hopewell was voted most valuable player (MVP). To top the season. Head Coach Gayla Eckhoff was named Coach of the Year. " It was a pleasant surprise being voted MVP, " Hopewell said. " I would rather have had the team trophy, tho- SOFTBALL Overall Record 25-22-1 Conference Southeast 2-3 Northeast 4-2 Northeast 2-1 UM-St. Louis 2-1 Central 2-1 Southeast 1-4 UM-Rolla 2-1 Central 1-4 Lincoln 9-0 Central 2-1 Northeast 2-3 Southeast 1-4 ugh, and gone to regionals. Everybody was disappointed because we didn ' t really show how good we really were. " Despite the hard work, in- juries plagued the ' Kittens. Starting catcher Kathy Kelsey injured her knee in a play at the plate during the 12th game, leaving her disabled for the season. " Kelsey ' s injury had a big affect on the team, " Eckhoff said. " Kelsey was an ex- cellent catcher and worked well with the pitchers. " Even though the injury shuffled the lineup defen- sively, the ' Kittens played a good offensive game. Mertz led the charge for the team with a .301 batting average. She totaled 46 hits in 153 at bats, scored 17 runs and played in all 48 games. Teammate Schieber bat- ted a .295 average and both Storey and Hopewell sported .248 averages. In her final collegiate play- ing season, Lewis allowed 130 hits, 47 runs, 11 walks and 75 strikeouts in 178.1 innings pitched. " It was nice to be selected for the first team at the end of the season, but I ' d rather have seen us play better as a team, " Lewis said. " We had some bad luck and didn ' t win some games we felt we should have won, " Eckhoff said. " When I think about it, we were really go- ing at it without our best team on the field for three- fourths of the season. But to end up 25-22-1 and still be in contention at the con- ference tournament title was an excellent effort on their part. " By Jim Burroughs Softball team. FRONT ROW: Leasa Jackson, Sheila Becker and Kaye Kennedy. ROW TWO: Cheryl Richardson, Annie Melius, Kathy Kelsey, Jennifer Brown, Beth Qehr- inger, Heidi Henke, Denise Miller, Julie Sherry, Michelle Miller, Mary Kay Qraney and Jackie Hoover. BACK ROW: Stephanie Storey, Kim Smith, Cathy Varnum, Karen Hopewell, Holly Benton, Janet Schieber, Shelley Lewis, Cindy Wolfe, Shelly McClure, Maria Sapp and Jennifer Mertz. 44 Softball Assuming a new role, Sheila Becker becomes tiie ' Kittens ' star- ting catcher. She was given the position after Kathy Kelsey injured her l nee. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Third baseman Cheryl Richard- son prepares to play defense. Richardson ended the season with a .913 fielding average. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Softball 45 " We did something that had never been done here before. " M. Rosewell Making it come together Togetherness seemed an appropriate way to describe the men ' s and women ' s ten- nis teams. Besides hiring Head Coach Mark Rosewell, the program tried some- thing new, combining both teams under one coach. " We did something that had never been done here before, " Rosewell said. " We put both teams together. We traveled together and prac- ticed together, just the way it should be. " The change worked out ivell Rosewell said. The re- cords indicated that too. The men finished their season with a 15-7 record in duals and fourth in con- ference, while the women " inished 8-6 in duals and tied " or third in conference. The combination of the :wo squads was not a new concept to which Rosewell lad to adjust. They did the same thing at Central Mis- souri State, where Rosewell previously coached for three ears. " It had always been an in- dividual effort where the guys had strong teams in the past and the women had been pretty weak for the most part, " Rosewell said. " They ' ve (the women) had four different coaches in four years, so that ' s under- standable. We did every- thing together. It was just an experiment, but it worked quite well. " Another aspect that seem- ed to work, especially on the men ' s team were the inter- national players. George Ad- eyemi and Godwin Johnson, from Nigeria, helped the men ' s team to continue its domination of a winning tradition. Adeyemi, the men ' s No. 1 singles player, finished the season with a 16-10 record and runner-up in confer- ence. Johnson, the No. 4 singles player, finished 16-7 and second place in con- ference. " The men always had in- ternational players on their team for as long as I could remember, " Rosewell said. " In fact, that ' s one reason they ' ve had a lot of success. " Although their record did not show it, the women had just as successful a season as the men. Their third place conference finish was the highest they have had in Following through with his forehand, Jim Eaton returns a baii in a match at Qrube Courts. Eaton led the team in victories with a 20-8 record. -Photo by S. Trunl hill their decade existence. Probably the most suc- cessful of the women players was Kelly Leintz. Playing as the No. 6 singles, Leintz finished with a 11-0 record in duals and was conference champion. Leintz, along with Patty Dingfield, won conference championship as No. 3 doubles and finished the season at 6-1 in doubles play. Leintz was not the only player to shine on the team. Paula Magana as No. 3 singles finished 8-6; Amy Andersen as No. 4 singles finished with 11-5; Karen Lyman finished 4-2 at No. 6 singles and Dingfield at No. 5 singles with 10-5. It was not hard to get the athletes motivated to win or even play, according to Rosewell. " 1 think being involved in a sport such as tennis, a minor sport where there wasn ' t a whole lot of money, you had to have fun, " Rosewell said. " The players weren ' t out there on scholar- ship, they were out there because they liked to play tennis. " By Jim Burroughs Good concentration is essential in tennis. George Adeyami finished the season with a 16-10 record and second in the MIAA at No. 1 singles. -Photo by S. Trunkhill 46 Tennis Getting into the air, Julie Carlson delivers a smashing overhand serve. Despite her 2- 12 record in singles play, Carlson teamed with Amy Andersen for an 8-4 record in doubles. Photo by S. Trunkhill L Women ' s Tennis. PROMT ROW: Jean Carlson, Karen Lyman, Lisa Schrader, Julie Carlson, Patty Dingfield, Cathi Jones, Paula Magana, Jane Carlson. BACK ROW: Head Coach Mark Rosewell, Debbie Parisi, Amy Andersen, Kristi Kelly, Lisa Wiseman, Kelly Mitchell, Coach Jodi Kest. Photo by D. Qeiseke Men ' s Tennis. FRONT ROW: Steve McGinnis, Jim Eaton, George Adeyami, Tony Dorrel, Godwin Johnson. BACK ROW: Head Coach MEN ' S TENNIS Overall Dual Record 15-7 Mark Rosewell, Mike Birchmier, Kevin Parisi, Kevin Tome, Paul Denny, Rob Veasey, Coach Aaron Anderson. Photo by D. Gieseke WOMEN ' S TENNIS Overall Dual Record 8-6 Southwest Missouri State 0-9 Central Methodist 7-2 Drury College 6-3 Missouri Western 4-5 University of Texas-Arlington 5-3 Graceland College 9-0 Harding University 1-5 Stephens College 4-5 University of Dallas 8-1 Kearney State College 0-9 North Texas State 5-4 UM-Kansas City 3-2 Texas Tyler 0-6 Bethel College (MN) 9-0 West Virginia State 7-2 Drury College 6-3 Emporia State University 5-1 UM-Rolla 5-4 ESU Invitational 5th Northeast 3-6 Creighton University 6-3 Creighton University 2-7 Kansas State University 1-8 Culver-Stockton 6-3 Graceland College 9-0 UM-St. Louis 7-2 Kearney State College 5-4 Lincoln 2-7 William Jewell College 6-3 MIAA Championships 3rd Northeast 1-8 Creighton University 5-3 Washburn University 5-4 Washington University (MO) 3-6 Centr al Methodist College 6-2 UMSt. Louis 2-5 UM-Rolla 9-0 MIAA Championships 4th Tennis 47 A steady pace helps Julie Carl and Lisa Basich run in a 5,000- meter race at Beal Park helping the harriers to beat Central Missouri State. Basich finished second, posting a 19:27 time and Carl finished right behind her at 19:29. •Photo by S. Trunkhill At the head of the pack, Tim Hof- fman leads teammate Tom Ricker at the Morthwest Distance Classic. Ricker finished the race sixth with a time of 25:43, while Hoffman finish- ed 10th overall in 26:14. -Photo by T. Cape lUMHT- Because of wet grass at Nodaway Lake the ' Cats took to the streets and managed to beat the Mules in two meets. Brad Ortmeier came home first on the 10,000-meter course at 31:41. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Surging forward at the start of a race. ' Kitten runners try to take a quick lead against Central Missouri State University. The race took place at Beal Park because of wet conditions at Nodaway Lake. ■Photo by S. Trunkhill i» 9m:J4l5 -i ' M. ' Lli " s ir • ,;X- -■ ' -iBIi .- - 48 Cross Country 1 s- mi " Any time you didn ' t get as far as you would Iiave lilied, you liad to be disappointed. We were close to having the best overall record at Northwest. " R. Alsup Short end of the deal A season marked by suc- cess, yet deep disappoint- ment described the men ' s and women ' s cross country teams ' seasons. " Anytime you didn ' t get as far as you would hiave lik- ed, you had to be disap- pointed, " Head Coach Richard Alsup said. " We were close to having the best overall record at North- west. " Following a season where the men ' s team finished 16th at the NCAA Division II championships, they were looking to improve. How- ever, it didn ' t happen as they failed to qualify for nation- als. Despite the heartbreak, both teams enjoyed seasons which could be termed suc- cessful. Top performer for the men ' s team was Brad Ort- meier, who finished his col- legiate career with an 11th place finish at regionals. " 1 can ' t say enough about Ortmeier, " Alsup said. " He was a super runner for us. " The women had a success- ful year despite lingering in- jury problems. " They really had a pro- blem with injuries, but when the women were healthy, they were right up there, " Alsup said. " The ladies just kept getting better and bet- ter. " " When Allison Benorden was healthy, she was a good little runner for us, " Alsup said. " As far as a dominant figure or leader on the team, 1 would have to say it was either Lisa Basich or Julie Carl. " Despite continued im- provements throughout the season, the women had a disappointing regional. Their top finisher was Carl, who finished 14th over the five-mile course. One high point for the men and women was the Emporia State Invitational where both teams finished second. While this was the first season both teams were un- der one coach, the season went well according to Alsup. " There were not as many problems as 1 anticipated, " Alsup said. " The kids really got together and supported each other. The men sup- ported the women and the women supported the men. " With all the conflicts and adversity that accompanied the season, it was easy for Alsup to look at next year and hope for better luck. " The way the season end- ed, there will be a strong motivator for our kids to im- prove as far as next year is concerned, " Alsup said. " It should be a nice incentive to really set goals, strive for them and not be cut short. " By Scott Coffman Men ' s Cross Country. Mark Mosbacher, Mike Hayes, Rusty Adams, Lloyd Hunt. Brian Grier, Tom Ricker. Mike Lee, Mark VanSickle, Chris Wiggs, Brad Ortmeier and Tim Hoffman. Women ' s Cross Country. Allison Benorden, DeeDee McCulloch, Julie Carl, Rita Wagner, Cherie King, Lisa Basich and Janet Bunge. Cross Country 49 r J J Running against the Bearcat defense challenges Eddie Goodlow, Central State of Oklahoma ball car- rier. However, Onterio Ford, Junior Mao, Steve Savard and Dave Donaldson could not stop the Bron- chos as they defeated the ' Cats 33-27. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Quarterback Mark Thomsen readies to receive the snap from center Larry Beashore. Although injuries plagued both players in the season, Thomsen and Beashore were in top form when the ' Cats beat Central Missouri State 18-10. ■Photo by S. Trunkhill „ »ttr ■?■■ ' W 3 ■:iif- m « A.l» Against Washburn University, running back Mike Thomas grinds out yardage. Thomas rushed for 1 19 yards on 18 attempts with two touchdowns. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Good pass protection allows quarterback Mark Thomsen time to throw against Lincoln University. Thomsen had 24 yards passing in the Cat win. -Photo by S. Trunkhill .jfJVf ' . ' . " ■ ' A 50 Football il r " It was mostly an individual effort. We were supposed to be a team. We could have done a lot better if we would have played as a team. " T. Holechek Remembering the past What was supposed to have been a banner season, turned out to be just the op- posite. There was no con- ference championship, no post-season playoff game, no rankings. Ail that was left were memories of what might have been. This characterized the Bearcat football team dur- ing the season. They finish- ed 4-6-1, their worst record under Head Coach Vern Thomsen. " Two goals at the beginn- ing of the season were to win conference and have a chance at national playoffs, " Thomsen said. " But our No. 1 goal was to win the league and we didn ' t quite make that. " One of the reasons why the ' Cats might not have achieved any of their goals was their scheduling. Accor- ding to Thomsen, the ' Cats ' schedule was probably one of the hardest in Division 11. " Our schedule was very competitive, " Thomsen said. " Out of five ranked teams we played, we only beat one of them. 1 still stand by the old adage that we were a better all-around football team than we were a season ago. " The type of season it was going to be was shown in the first games of the season. The ' Cats allowed both of their first two opponents, Washburn University and Central State of Oklahoma, to score the first points of the game. As a result, the ' Cats got behind early and were unable to make up the difference when it counted. However, changes began to take place after that se- cond game. In their third game of the season against Missouri Western, the ' Cats grabbed a 24-0 halftime lead and held on to beat the Griffs 24-18. After spotting the University of Central Arkansas (the NAlA ' s Divi- sion 1 top-rated team) a 10-point lead, in their fourth game, the ' Cats came roar- ing back with 24 second-half points to beat the Bears 31-17. Circumstances seemed only to improve for the ' Cats. In game five, the ' Cats opened league play with a 31-14 victory over Lincoln University. The week follow- ing, the ' Cats defeated state- rival Central Missouri State 18-10. However, that was just about all the victory celebrating the ' Cats did for the rest of the season. The week after Central, the ' Cats tied Abilene Christian 24-24 and lost their last four games of the season. Yet winning only four games, the ' Cats had some outstanding individual ef- forts. Wide receiver Dan Anderson set or tied five records; one of them na- tionally. Anderson set a NCAA Division 11 record for con- secutive games with a recep- tion of 37 against Missouri- Rolla. He went on to make it 38 in the ' Cats final game of the season against the University of Northern Iowa. " 1 didn ' t know about it (the record) until two games right before, " Anderson said. " It was surprising and 1 am glad 1 set it. " Besides the national record, Anderson set the school record for most receptions in a season, 72; most receptions per game and season, 6.5; most punts a season, 68; most punts in career, 217 (35.9) average; and he tied the record for most receptions in a career, 186 (2,494 yards). Right behind Anderson was Steve Hansley, who totaled 848 yards on 69 receptions and seven touchdowns. Hansley also went on to set records in his final Bearcat season; tied for most receptions career, 186; most receptions per game, career 5.6; most receiving yards gained, career, 2,898; and most receiving yards gained per game, career, 87.8. Also grabbing glories on the offensive side of the line, quarterback Mark Thomsen, played his last season in a Bearcat uniform. Although injured in the last part of the season, Thomsen still managed to set records: most pass com- pletions per game, career 9.9; most yards gained per -continued Football 51 Remembering the past game passing, season, 182.9 and most yards gain- ed per game passing, career, 141.9(2,838). Besides the talent-laden passing attaci of tiie " Cats, running backs Mike Thomas and Robert Wilson were the offensive punch on the ground. Thomas gained 629 yards on 142 carries with five touchdowns and Wilson totaled 703 yards on 131 carries and five touchdowns. Wilson felt that if he didn ' t get injured in the game with Northeast Missouri State, the outcome of some of the ' Cat games would be dif- ferent. " If I didn ' t get hurt, we would have had a better chance of winning, " Wilson said. " I thought in all the games we played in, we should have won, except UNI. We just didn ' t get our job done. We had the right people. ..Maybe we thought we had it easy because we knew half of the squad was coming back. " " The major setback was losing to Southeast Missouri State, " offensive lineman Tony Holechek said. " From that game on, we didn ' t do anything right. Also losing FOOTBALL Overall Record 4-6-1 Washburn 24-38 Central State (OK) 27-33 Missouri Western 24-18 Central Arkansas 31-17 Lincoln 31-14 Central 18-10 Abilene Christian 24-24 Southeast 21-28 Northeast 24-35 Missouri -Rolla 6-44 University of Northern Iowa 0-49 to Northeast Missouri State hurt us because we should have beat them. " Holechek felt the team could have done better if it was more of a team effort. He felt there were too many me ' s on the team. " It was mostly an in- dividual effort, " Holechek said. " We were suppose to be a team. We could have done a lot better if we would have played as a team. " On defense, Steve Savard and Tony Floyd anchored the ' Cats. Between the two, they combined for 226 tackles, with Savard getting 146 to lead the team and Floyd, 76. " Our season as a whole was disappointing, " Savard said. " We had set some pret- ty high goals and expecta- tions before the season, but we fell short of those. " " It (the season) was disap- pointing after our tie with Abilene Christian, " Chad Reece, lineman said. " It was all down hill after that. I thought we played a good game against Central Arkan- sas. That was probably our biggest highlight. Reece also thought media attention before the regular season also hurt the team. The Bearcats finished as one of the best teams in NCAA Division II the season before and they were expected to do as well if not better with a majority of their team back for the 1985 season. " Some of the press in pre- season didn ' t help us, " Reece said. " Everybody wanted to beat us and I real- ly think that hurt us. " While most of the players contemplate on next season, there are a few (the seniors) that are thinking ahead to the future, maybe at getting a chance to play in the pro- fessional ranks. However, it would be a long shot, accor- ding to Thomsen. " It was very difficult to tell, " Thomsen said. " To be able to play in the NFL, you have to be a great athlete, be mentally tough and get every break to be able to compete. " They were tremendous athletes. I think two or three players have a chance if nothing else to sign a free- agent contract. 1 would like to see them get chances in the NFL and I think some will. " 0 By Jim Burroughs Not too many ball carriers got past linebacker Steve Savard dur- ing the season. Along with defen- sive back Kenny Blandford and linebacker Tim Stallings, they stop- ped Central Missouri State cold in the ' Cats Homecoming game. -Photo by S. Trunkhill 52 Football • £Jli ' ! ■ SpJ- ' ( f r I - " MitMrn a Good blocking allows Mike Thomas to leave a trail of Washburn defenders behind. Finishing the season with 629 yards on 142 attempts and five touchdowns, Thomas earned an of- fensive spot on first team All-MIAA. -Photo by S. Trunkhill t diiammLimmmmAmmmdilttmmlmmmii i mmKi irt : rvn-tTfrnm-f ' t-- Bearcat offense of LeCraig McQuire, Steve Hansley and Robert Wilson celebrate after a touchdown against Central State of Oklahoma. However, the celebration was short- lived as the Cats lost 33-27 in their home opener. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Assistant Coach Bob Green gives instructions to Bearcat linebacker Steve Savard, while the defense takes a break. Green ' s coaching duties included working with the defensive backs. -Photo by S. Trunkhill From the sidelines, Mark Thomsen and Steve Hansley watch the defensive action. Thomsen and Hansley discussed pass plays for of- fense against Central Missouri State. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Football 53 " Playing volleyball meant a lot to me, but I was really pleased to be on the All-Academic team, too. " K. Greenlee Change has team tied up Tough competition as well as abund ant transition was what the season held for the volleyball team. " The transition of a first- year coach affects a team somewhat, " said Head Coach Cathie Schulte. Sherri Miller, a two-time MIAA performer and career assist leader at Northwest, found the season quite dis- appointing. " Our record wasn ' t as high as we would have liked, " Miller said, " We just didn ' t play as well as we wanted to. " Although their overall record of 25-25 wasn ' t as finished second in the MIAA to Central Missouri State University, their only con- ference loss. Two key players on the court were seniors Miller and Kelly Greenlee. " Miller both hit and set for us and was indeed a good quarterback for our team, " Schulte said. " Greenlee was a fine leade " as well as a strong hitter for us. Her ex- ample of always playing hard was a positive influence for us. " Along with outstanding performances on the court, there was also an outstan- ding performance in the high as anticipated, they classroom VOLLEYBALL Overall Record 25-25 Bearkitten Invit. 2nd Graceland 0-2 Missouri Western 1-3 Nebraska-Omalia 0-3 MIAA Round Robin 2nd CMSa Fall Classic 4th Metro State Invit. cons. Missouri Western Invit. cons. Northwest Invit. 2nd Graceland 3-0 Mebraska-Omaha Invit. 4th Missouri Western 0-3 MIAA Championships 2nd b- Lewis University Invit. 0-5 Greenlee was named to the College Division All- District Vll Academic volley- ball team for carrying a 3.64 GPA. " Playing volleyball meant a lot to me, but I was really pleased to be on the All- Academic team, too, " Gree- nlee said. Although the overall record was disappointing, the team had incentive to improve and come back strong. " 1 was disappointed with our record this year, " Schulte said. " We learned though and we ' re going to improve. " By Scott Coffman ij- ' ySQ i4 In a defensive stance, center blocker Christy Widerhold prepares to help her teammate during a match in Lamkin Gym. The ' Kittens sported a 12-4 record in play at home. -Photo by S. Trunkhill 54 Volleybal I Two against one didn ' t seenn to bother Sheri Chapman as she dinks a ball while Tanya Carson awaits a possible block. Chapman was a hit- ter and Carson was a setter for the team. Photo by S. Trunkhill Jumping high off the ground, Kelly Cox spikes the ball back to the other side, while Susie Thomas and Tanya Carson prepare to assist. Carson had 476 assists, good for a 9.3 match average. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Just above their out-stretched hands, Kelly Greenlee and Mary Stephens fail to block a spike from the other side. Greenlee, however, didn ' t let many get past her as she totaled 39 blocks on the season. -Photo by S. Trunkhill I Volleyball 55 421 Junior College transfer Scott Calcaterra pulls down an offensive rebound against Tarkio. Calcaterra was second on the rebounding list with 4.8 per game. -Photo by S. Trunkhill BL 32 Guarding his man closely, Rickey Hawkins prepares to cut off a Cen- tral opponent at the sideline. Defense didn ' t help the ' Cats as they lost 72-79. In a rematch in Warrensburg, the ' Cats won for the first time in the CMSCl Multipur- pose Building. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Junior forward Glenn Phillips lays one in over a Tarkio defender. Phillips scored 20 points enroute to a school record of 599 points in a season. He also led the team in field goals and a school record with 247, free throw percentage of .840 and 44 steals during his first year as a Bearcat. -Photo by S. Trunkhill 56 Men ' s Basketball ri " ' d " Beating Central at Central was the greatest. It was great to finally win on their home court. I loved wat- ching their fans ' faces after the game was over. The Coke flowed like champagne that night. " J. Hurst Drawing on diversity Depth and consistency were keys to the ' Cats winn- ing season. Joe Hurst, a se- cond year captain, led the team through thicl and thin. A first team Aii-MIAA pici for the past two years. Hurst received second team honors even though he was bothered by an ankle injury during the last two months of the season. Despite the in- jury, he was the ' Cats leading rebounder averag- ing nearly nine rebounds per game. " 1 wasn ' t able to play up to my potential, " Hurst said. " 1 was a little disappointed with my play this year, but i still know my abilities. " Hurst finished third on both the career scoring and rebounding lists and holds the school record for career blocked shots (153). " Joe Hurst would have to be one of the best players that played here, " Coach Lionel Sinn said. Glenn Phillips, a new- comer from Parkland Col- lege in Illinois, brought scor- ing power to the team. His scoring ability came through for the ' Cats as he averaged over 21 points per game and earned first team All-MIAA honors. While the ' Cats had some outstanding individuals. Coach Sinn emphasized it was a team-oriented group. " We relied on many other players like Todd May and Jeff Hutcheon to come off the bench and pick us up, " Sinn said. Players that were willing to accept the role of coming off the bench were what gave the team its depth. Bearcat basketball. PROMT ROW: Randy Housken, Rickey Hawkins, Gerald Harris, Victor Coleman and Don Hatcher. ROW 2: Jim O ' Neill, Scott Calcaterra, Darrin Chambers, Jeff Hutcheon, Joe Hurst and Todd May. BACK ROW: Coach Rick Kestner, Jon Clark, Courtney LaQrone, Reggie Banks, Glenn Phillips, Kenny Wysinger and Coach Lionel Sinn. One of the season ' s highlights came at the hands of the Central Missouri State University Mules. The win at Central was the first win ever for the ' Cats in Central ' s Multipurpose Building. The ' Cats led by 16 points in the second half, but Cen- tral cut the lead to one (82-81) with 37 seconds re- maining. Gary Harris and Phillips both canned two free throws in the closing seconds and Northwest held on to win 86-85. " Beating Central at Cen- tral was the greatest, " Hurst said. " It was great to finally win on their home court. I loved watching their fans ' faces after the game was over. The Coke flowed like champagne that night. " By Elizabeth Hughes Scott Trunkhlll MEN ' S BASKETBALL Overall Record 18-9 Conference Southeast 66-67 Central 72-79 MO-St. Louis 69-64 Northeast 79-72 Lincoln 61-69 MO-Rolla 63-58 Central 86-85 Southeast 80-84 Northeast 70-68 MO-St. Louis 74-73 MO-Rolla 84-63 Lincoln 81-62 Men ' s Basketball 57 " Some years things just go our way; the calls, the way the ball bounces -this was not one of those years, " k W. Winstead Not a total loss For a team that began the season with a 7-1 record before Christmas breai , a tough conference paid its toll. Although the Bearkit- tens were picked to finish third in the conference they finished a disappointing fifth. The potential and talent of the ' Kittens was shown in their performance and hus- tle, not a 13-14 record. Starting the year strong, the ' Kittens were victors at their own Ryland Milner Tournament. They finished runners-up in the Washburn tourney. A victory against Missouri Western led to a three game winning streak, but was short-lived after facing tough competition in New Orleans over Christmas. " Some years things just WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL Overall Record 13-14 Conference Southeast 62-68 Central 86-106 MO-St. Louis 69-72 Mortheast 84-69 Lincoln 98-80 MO-Rolla 79-66 Central 61-95 Southeast 71-83 Northeast 83-62 MO-St. Louis 69-82 MO-Rolla 102-84 Lincoln 71-75 go our way; the calls, the way the ball bounces-this was not one of those years, " Coach Wayne Winstead said. Several players missed key games because of sickness and injuries. But, the team fought back. That fighting attitude came from a team whose bond held together not only on court, but off as well. The leadership and positive at- titudes of seniors Holly Ben- ton, Cheryl Johnson and Kim Scamman held them in high esteem by teammates. " They led our team on and off the court, " Kelly Leintz said. Scamman held the school record for assists, averaged 17 points a game and was named first team AAIAA. Benton was the team ' s third top scorer. But it was her leadership and en- couragement that scored high with her teammates. " Holly knew what 1 was go- ing through as a freshman and she helped me adjust to the pressure, " Janet Clark said. Clark was one freshmen who saw a lot of playing time. Following Scamman, Clark led the team averag- ing 16 points a game. Although it may go down in the books as a " losing season, " what crowds couldn ' t see was a team that learned and played with in- tense determination. " Our team showed character and guts and that was something more impor- tant than winning, " Win- stead said. By Elizabeth Hughes O ' 9 « t ,9fm ■ ' rU- ' •.$. Bearkitten basketball. FRONT Scamman, Cherri Griffin and Kim ROW: Carol Freeman, Karen Lyman, Janice Else, Christy Hudlemeyer, Janet Clark and Julie Steffensen. ROW 2: Lori Schneider, Tammy James, Holly Benton, Kim Zimmerman. BACK ROW: Coach Wayne Winstead, Coach Jodi Kest, Kelly Qutshall, Kelly Leintz, Cheryl Johnson, Shelly Harney, Trainer Janine Ruszkowski and Gayla Eckhoff. 58 Women ' s Basketball Bearkitten Lori Schneider looks for an open teammate. As a freshman she averaged nearly five rebounds per game. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Knocked out of control, Tammy Driving in for a lay-up, Janet James tries to retrieve the basket- ball. James had five rebounds in ac- tion against Baker. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Clark avoids her Baker University defender. Clark hit nine of 1 1 from the field in the ' Kittens ' 84-52 win. -Photo by S. Trunkhill I Women ' s Basketball 59 i " The beginning of tlie season was slow, but tlie se- cond half really clicked, " B. Yilek Familiar trip to the top Despite being a young team, the ' Cats captured their third consecutive con- ference title and also qualified six wrestlers to na- tionals. Both Wayne Love and Bill O ' Conner were honored as All-Americans. The grapplers competed in a tough dual schedule. Many of the wrestlers felt their records, both in- dividual and team, were not true indications of how good the program was. " Our record was not an in- dication of how the season went because we wrestled a lot of Division I schools, " Matt Darrah said. Other wrestlers agreed, and felt tough competition made them better. " We wrestled some tough schools and it made us bet- ter wrestlers, " Love said. Coaches felt winning the conference tournament was the season ' s highlight. " We won the conference tournament which was a big plus, " Bob Yilek said. " The slow, but the second half really clicked. " The team had another reason for savoring their conference title. " Winning conference was great because it was the last year the MIAA wrestling conference would be in ex- istence, " Darrah said. This was due to Missouri-Rolla ' s plan to withdraw from the conference. Not only did the ' Cats cap- ture the MIAA crown, but they did it in a big way. By moving up some weights they captured six championships, including Terry Schmuecker at 118 lbs., Mike Hemann at 126, O ' Conner at 134, Craig Sch- wienebart at 150, Bill Eaton at 177 and Love at 190. The team also grabbed two runners-up with Kevin Barber at 167 and Joe Dismuke, heavyweight. Tim Johnson at 158 lbs. took third. The ' Cats dominated regionals and qualified six beginning of the seasc n was wrestlers to nationals. WRESTLING HI M " Dual Record 7-11 w Conference i MO-Rolla 41-9 L Northeast 43-4 k jr Central 24-22 MIAA Champ. 1st I NCAA Il-reg. 2nd f NCAA ll-nat. 15th f Schmeucker, Hemann, O ' Connor, Schwienebart, Eaton and Love qualified. Dismuke and Shawn Ryan were voted first and second alternates. Those who finished in the top eight spots earned Ail- American status. Both O ' Connor and Love finished fourth. Ail-American status was something not unfamiliar to Love, as he made this his fourth title. But despite outstanding performances at nationals, the coaches were somewhat disappointed. " Overall, 1 was disap- pointed over our perfor- mance, " Coach Bob Reece said. " We should have done even better. " Love was satisfied with his fourth place and fourth All- American, but still wanted to do better. " 1 really wished 1 could have gotten the gold, " Love said, " that was important to me. " 0 By Pat Schleeter Wrestling. FRONT ROW: Terry Bill O ' Connor. BACK ROW: Craig Schmuecker, Mike hjemann and Schwienebart, Bill Eaton and Wayne Love. 60 Wrestling i 1 Getting set for the take down, Wayne Love positions himself over his opponent. Love received All- Amerlcan status for the second time in the last three years. -Photo by R. Abrahamson Ready to resume action, Joe Dismuke grasps Ed Lorh of South Dakota State University. Lorh went on to beat Dismuke 7-1. Dismuke finished the year with a 14- 13-0 record and a second place finish in the conference. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Holding on to Doug Hatch of Buena Vista, Terry Schmuecker prepares for his next move. Schmuecker defeated Hutch 11-4 on the way to a 16-16-1 record. •Photo by S. Trunkhill Wrestling 6 1 Action gets intense as tlie Taus compete with AKL ' s in tiie first round of intrannural basl etball playoffs. -Pfioto by T. Cape Quarterback for tlie Sig Ep flag football team, Eric Johannesman heads downfleld with the ball. -Photo by D. Kempker rH - - 62 Intramurah I l " V, V " Intramurals played a big role. They got us altogether and strengthened brotherhood. Sports build character. " T. Purdy Going for the green The intramurals program drew 5,000 entries out of a possible 5,200 students. (A student was counted once for each event they par- ticipated in). Although the reasons for participating varied among students, the most popular reason was " going for the green. " Each individual or team champion was awarded the prestigious green in- tramurals champion T-shirt, which may have sounded trivial to some, but parallel- ed a gold medal to many. " It gave the wearer a sense of pride. It was something you could keep, as opposed to a trophy for a team, " Ann Kenney said. Intramural-Recreation Coordinator Bob Lade said the T-shirts were good publicity and " the people liked it. " Other awards given were a traveling Supremacy Trophy displayed in Lamkin Gym and also a basketball trophy to winning teams in each division. Lade said the reason for the basketball trophy was because it drew the most participation. Why else did students par- ticipate? " If we won, we lik- ed it, but the real reason we were out there was to have fun with our brothers, " former intramurals chair- man for Tau Kappa Epsilon Brent Phillips said. Another reason for par- ticipating was the challenge. " Intramurals made the year more interesting and was an exciting challenge when we introduced a new team (Northwest All-Stars), and of course, it made it even better when we ended as one of the winning teams, " Anna Book said. Although intramurals were designed for fun some still looked at them very competitively. " It (intramurals) was great. It gave us a chance to compare ourselves to other fraternities in the area of sports, " Sig Ep Eric Johan- nesman said. Building team character was another important fac- tor. " Intramurals played a big role. They got us altogether and strengthened brother- hood. Sports build char- acter, " Phi Sig Todd Purdy said. Participating in in- tramurals gave students not on a varsity team, a chance to compete at college level. " A lot (of students) either didn ' t have enough time or skill to continue in varsity athletics, so this was an outlet, " Lade said. Both Lade and graduate assistant Steve Johnson agreed a social factor also played a part in motivating participation. As far as the program -continued Intramurals 63 Going for the green itself was concerned, Lade said it was " continually growing. " According to Lade, it wasn ' t participation that limited the program, but facilities. " The lack of time, space and facilities limited us, " Lade said. There were 25 sports, in- cluding football, volleyball, Softball and basketball. New programs Lade would like to see instituted included frisbee golf, more co-rec sports and more pool ac- tivities. One sport introduced was pickle ball. What was pickle ball? " It was something you would have had to ex- perience to understand. It was like tennis played on a badmitten court, but you us- ed a paddle and a whiffle ball " said Johnson. Pickle ball was considered a minor sport, as were bowl- ing, weightlifting and free throw basketball. Over the years, certain traditions developed concer- ning intramurals. One was the names of certain teams: the Nationals, Americans, Gumbies, Nads, Chodes, Zombies, Force, Ekabs, Folics, Beware, Buffalo Hunters, Head Hunters, Lagnaf and Little Pink House Girls. These names were all part of the pride that came with tradition. " Our nicknames were a Delta Chi tradition; we ' ve had the same names for as long as I ' ve known, " Jay De Leonard said. Any current students, faculty and staff were eligi- ble to participate in the in- tramurals program provided they met requirements as set by the program. There were no fees to be paid as in larger universities. A sign hung in the in- tramural office reading " lntramurals--not just a game, but a way of life. " Although it was meant to be " tongue-in-cheek, " in- tramurals played an impor- tant part of student ' s lives. Just ask someone in a green shirt! By Pat Schleeter Kickoff returns are an impor- tant part of flag football. Regular season games were held on the practice fields by Phillips Hall and championship games in Rickenbrode Stadium. -Photo by R. Abrahamson Students who work in the in- tramural department have many responsibilities, including washing and folding pullovers for intramural sports. -Photo by T. Cape 64 Intramurals WWuti Right before our very eyes What started as a day of anticipation and celebration ended in tragedy, as tine seven members of tlie Space Shuttle Challenger crew took their last flight. Surprise, disbelief and tearful realization gripped the hearts of the nation when people heard about the shuttle explosion. Christa McAuliffe . . . first civilian selected by NASA At 10:39 a.m., just 74 seconds after liftoff on Jan. 28, Challenger burst into flames with six NASA astronauts and schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe on board. After the shock of what hap- pened began to wear off, the questions started. " When I thought of all the technology and hours and all the professionals working on the shuttle, it scared me that something could have still gone wrong like that, especially in such a short amount of time, " Bob Lewis said. Several theories have arisen since MASA first began its search for the answer to the explosion. The leading theory was that an O-ring seal on the right rocket booster failed. Concerns had been expressed about effects of cold weather on operations. The temperature was 38 degrees at launch time. The coldest previous temperature for launch was 51 degrees. Engineers at Morton Thiokol Inc., the company which man- ufactured the booster rockets, were highly opposed to the launch because of cold weather. But according to NASA, those concerns were never conveyed to NASA ' s top officials and four Thiokol officials made the recom- mendation to launch. Other evidence indicating a problem included findings that the surface temperature of part of the right solid rocket booster (SRB) was about 9 degrees with the left SRB 25 degrees. " This tragic accident is going to set the program back, quite a ways probably, " Dr. Jim Smeltzer said. " It depends on how quickly they find what happened and cor- rect it. It won ' t bring the program to a halt, but it could certainly delay further missions scheduled for the year. " Because of the accident, safety procedures at NASA were ques- tioned, but Smeltzer felt NASA wouldn ' t have launched if they were aware something was wrong. " You ' re not going to launch something that you know is going to kill seven people plus blow up billions of dollars worth of equip- ment, " he said. Regardless of the unsuccessful mission and follow-up investiga- tions, people still supported the program. " 1 would go up tomorrow if they asked me, " Robin Wilke said. " Just because one failed doesn ' t mean the rest are going to. 1 still have a lot of confidence in the program. " " People in the United States were all close to the space pro- gram and wanted it to work, " Wilke said. " When people went up, we felt they were a part of us. Because of that, a part of us died with them. " People were beginning to view space shuttle missions as routine, but the explosion brought them into a tragic limelight. By Nancy Meyer Space Shuttle Challenger explodes kill- ing all seven crew members. The explo- sion was the first in-flight disaster in 56 manned (J.S. space missions. -Photo by AP Wide World Challenger 65 Disasters There wei made and i became Vict teicow. most populi disasters in Time. The ( About 250 Fifty «el ' an addition! Theoffici [uredandar " One off Hexico City " There will I buildings. S pletely. " A month another terri many ir sedonti I The most |l)iitbymeltii i ' md slides t II path !| Hanywerf iistrocturesa! i On flight from Fort Lauderdale, Delta Airlines crashes upon descent at Dallas-Fort Worth. The plane encountered a severe wind shear as it plunged to the ground. The tail section remained almost intact, saving 31 lives. -Photo by APAVide World Just when you thought it was safe to fly Terror gripped the nation on more than one occasion as a host of air- craft fell victinn to disasters which claimed 1,948 lives, making 1985 the worst year in aviation history. Air India Flight 182 exploded in midair and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the Ireland coast June 23, while enroute from Toronto to Bom- bay via London. All 329 people aboard were killed. Delta Air Lines Right 191 bound from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles crashed and burned during a thunderstorm on final approach at Dallas-Fort Worth Aug. 2. All 137 passengers sitting in the forward end were killed. Japan Air Lines Flight 123 destined for Osaka crashed into a mountain 45 minutes after leaving Tokyo Aug. 12, killing 520 aboard. Three women and one child were found alive in the wreckage. British Airtours Flight KT328 ex- ploded during take-off at Man- chester airport Aug. 22, killing 54 of 137 aboard. Milwaukee Midwest Express DC-9 crashed after take-off Sept. 6, killing 31 people. Iowa State twin-engine Rockwell Aerocommander crashed into a tree in a west-side Des Moines neighbor- hood Nov. 25, killing seven people aboard. The plane was one of three returning cross country runners and coaches from the National Col- legiate Athletic Association cham- pionships in Milwaukee. Chartered Arrow Air DC-8 crash- ed on takeoff from Gander, New- foundland Dec. 12, killing 256 American soldiers and crew. The plane was bringing the Americans home for Christmas after six months of peacekeeping duty in the Sinai Desert. t 21 DO Disasters " Watching their world collapse There were many problems during the year-both man- made and natural. Mexico City and Armero, Columbia, became victims of the worst natural disasters in 1985. Mexico was first hit. In September, the city, one of the most populated in Mexico, was hit by " one of the worst disasters in our history, " a Mexican official explained in Time. The earthquake measured 7.8 on the Richter scale. About 250 buildings in downtown Mexico City collapsed. Fifty were later judged as dangerously close to falling and an additional 1,000 were declared unsafe. The official death toll was 2,000 with almost 5,000 in- jured and an additional 1,000 missing. " One of my cousins owns an old building in downtown Mexico City and it was damaged, " Miguel Mellado said. " There will be a large cost to repair it as well as the other buildings. Some buildings will have to be demolished com- pletely. " A month later, a small town in Columbia was hit by another terrible disaster. Once again thousands were killed and many injured when Mt. Nevado del Ruiz erupted and caused one of the worst volcano disasters in history. The most damage was not caused by the eruption itself, but by melting snow and ice which caused mud slides. Some mud slides took homes, trees and people who were in the path. Many were lucky enough to grab onto tree limbs or strong structures above water level. Earthquakes rumbled through Mexico City In September. Few escaped the effects of the two quakes as the death toll reached the thousands. ■Photo by AP Wide World The next day rescue teams went out to search for those who survived the disaster. Many people were found buried alive in mud. Young children were found still in the grip of parents. After weeks of rescue work, the death toll reached above 20,000. By Andy Stahmer le. IrDC-Scrasli ' Gander, Ne - killing 256 ! ndcre!. ' ' ! h America Bomb hits; ' Move ' over Eleven people died when Philadelphia police dropped a small bomb on a working-class neighborhood. Two city blocks lay in ruins 24 hours later from the worst fire in Philadelphia history and about 250 people were left homeless. The neighborhood housed the radical group MOVE, a Phila- delphia-centered cult that preach- ed a strange blend of primitivism and anarchy. For many months, neighbors complained about the group. This wasn ' t the first time police tried to evict the group. Police evict members of MOVE from their house in Philadelphia. A fire started and about 60 houses were destroyed. -Photo by APAVIde World Disasters D Terrorism Terrifying tales of tragedy Three separate hijackings left many people wondering if it was safe to fly or take a cruise abroad. Worried relatives held candlelight vigils amidst yellow ribbons and prayed for the safety of 153 hostages aboard TWA Flight 847. The plane, nearly 20 minutes after take-off from Athens to Rome on June 14, was hijacked by two ter- rorists to Beirut. From Beirut, where the plane was almost denied lan- ding to refuel, Capt. John Testrake flew to Algiers. After five hours, he was again ordered to Beirut. When no Amal officials appeared to negotiate the release of 50 fellow Shiite Muslims in Israel, the ter- rorists murdered U.S. Navy diver Robert Stethem. Once more, the plane was taken to Algiers and then returned to Beirut. Each time the plane landed, women passengers were released. Following the third trip to Beirut, the hijackers removed all but three of the 39 hostages left and locked them in three houses in Southern Beirut. Amal Leader Nabih Berri wanted the United States to arrange a " swap " with Israelis. Later, Israel agreed to release 735 prisoners when the hostages were freed. The crisis was over. Although held an extra night in Beirut because Berri made sure the Shiites would be released, the 39 hostages were bussed to Damascus and flown to West Germany, ending the 17-day ordeal. " At first everyone was worried about the safety of the hostages, " Joe Vohs said. " After they were releas- ed, everyone was angry because the U.S. govern- ment didn ' t take more affir- mative action. " " Because of the govern- ment ' s hesitant action, " Paul Graves said, " terrorists probably felt they could walk all over any govern- ment, not just ours. " The U.S. government was not the only government bombarded by terrorists. Almost four months later on Oct. 8, the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro was held hostage for 51 hours in the Mediterranean by Palesti- nian terrorists. The four terrorists demanded that Israel release 50 Palestinian prisoners. During the seige, American passenger Leon Klinghoffer was killed and his body thrown overboard. The next morning, Abul Abbas, Palestinian leader, got in touch with the hi- jackers. Following orders, the men set the Achille Lauro free. The hijackers were ar- rested in Italy after their plane was forced to land in Sicily by U.S. warplanes. " At first it seemed all ter- rorists were anti-American, " Graves said. " After the Achille Lauro incident, it was evident that no one was safe. Terrorism was on a rampage. " Then on Nov. 24, another incident escalated the fear of terrorism. About 15 minutes after take-off from Athens for Cairo, Egyptair Flight 648 was hijacked. Gunshots, ex- plosions and fire during the assault killed 50 people. " People kept saying we needed to use force on ter- rorists, " Vohs said. " After Egyptair, some people began to realize using force wasn ' t always best. " No matter how terrorism was dealt with, numerous at- tacks and threats on airports and planes forced officials to tighten security around busy airports. " Everyone was wondering if it was safe to fly within the United States, " Martha Gal- braith said. " Security in our airports was better than most. Other countries started adopting systems like ours, but there had to be more done before terrorism was overcome. " " Governments began to realize the position everyone was in, " Graves said. " It was too bad people had to be killed before governments cracked down. Human life was far too precious to gam- ble with when dealing with terrorism. " By Jo Ann Sullivan 68 Terrorism f gwmmeiti Richmond welcomes TWA Flight 847 pilot Capt. John Testrake home. Testrake ' s plane was hijack- ed by two Shiite Muslims from Athens to Beirut. -Photo by Rich- mond Daily News TWA jet with 145 passengers and eight crew members was hijacked by Shiite Muslims. The ordeal lasted for 17 days in Beirut. -Photo by APAVide World Four Palestinian terrorists hijack- ed the Italian cruise liner Achille Lauro in the Mediterranean Sea. After holding it for two days, the terrorists set the ship free. -Photo by APAVide World Swedish leader assasinated On Feb. 28, a man shot Swedish Prime Minister Oiof Palme as he and his wife walked in downtown Stock- holm. He was pro- nounced dead at a hospital soon after- ward. Witnesses said a man opened fire on Palme and then fled, leaving Palme wound- ed in the chest and stomach. Terrorism 69 People Trends Super Bowl XX proves un Bear ' able for Patriots Chicago quarterback Jim McMahon celebrates the fifth touchdown with Kevin Butler during the Bear ' s 46-10 trouncing of the fiew England Patriots in Super Bowl XX. Despite McMahon leading the of- fense to 408 net yards, Richard Dent was named Most Valuable Player. Dent and the Bear " 46 " defense held the Patriots to only 123 yards. Coke is it Coke was it Which Coke is it? PASSAGES Actress Anne Baxter, 62, star of ABC ' s " Hotel " , died following a stroke. She was the granddaughter of archi- tect Frank Lloyd Wright and had appeared in more than 50 films. Stage and screen actor Yul Brynner, 65, best known as the King of Siam in " The King and 1. " He played 4,625 performances as the king. Actress and comedy writer Selma Diamond, 64, a wisecracking bailiff on the TV series " Night Court. " Actress Ruth Gordon, 88, starred with Clint Eastwood in " Every Which Way But Loose. " Actress Margaret Hamilton, 82, played the wicked witch in " The Wizard of Oz. " O.S. Women ' s volleyball team member, Flo Hyman, 31, won a silver medal at the 1984 Olympics. She died of heart failure during a game in Japan. Shigechiyo izumi, 120, whom the Guinness Book of World Records listed as the world ' s oldest man; on Japan ' s Tokuno Shima island. Singer and actor, Gordon MacRae, 64, starred in movie musical " Oklahoma! " and " Carousel. " Baseball player Roger Maris, 51, who, while play- ing with the New York Yankees, broke Babe Ruth ' s home run record. Fugitive Nazi doctor " Angel of Death, " Josef Mengele, about 68, whose remains were found. He sent hundreds of thousands of victims to gas chambers. Rock singer Ricky Nelson, 45, died when his plane crashed enroute to a New Year ' s Eve concert in Dallas. Nelson was best known for " Travelin ' Man, " " Hello, Mary Lou " and " Garden Party. " TV announcer Johnny Olson, 75, whose cry of " Come on down, " was a trademark of the game show, " The Price is Right. " Conductor Eugene Or- mandy, 85, led the Philadelphia Orchestra for 44 years. Karen Ann Quinlan, 31, became the subject of a famous legal case of the " right to die. " Her parents argued for permission to take her off a respirator and let her die. When taken off, she remained alive for 10 years. Actress Donna Reed, 64, starred in more than 40 movies. She played Miss Ellie on " Dallas " for one season. Comedian Phil Silvers, 73, played Sgt. Ernie Bilko on TV ' s " You ' ll Never Get Rich " (retitled " The Phil Silvers Show " ). Samantha Smith, 13, who died in a plane crash, became a pen pal of the late Soviet leader Yuri Andropov when she wrote him about nuclear war. She visited the Soviet Union in 1983. Assistant professor of foreign language, John Walker, died Dec. 18, after suffering a heart attack. Walker had been a Nor- thwest faculty member for over 20 years. Actor and director Orson Welles, 70, panicked the en- tire country with his legen- dary 1938 radio adaptation of H.G. Wells ' " The War of the Worlds, " a broadcast which convinced many that Martians had invaded the Clnited States. Writer and editor E.B. 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" We were really excited to get on her waiting list for next fall, " CAPs Vice President Michelle Belcher said. " She was the latest craze and we felt people would enjoy listening to her. " Dr. Ruth ' s popularity grew from her NBC radio talk show, " Sexually Speak- ing, " to her TV show, " The Dr. Ruth Show, " which was viewed in over 25 million cable homes. Dr. Ruth believed that parents and other influential parties should establish a base for children to learn beliefs and values. Since the beginning of her radio talk show, Dr. Ruth offered advice on sex to those who listened. " I used to listen to her, " Irene Brown said. " Once in awhile, I ' d call and just talk to her. It was great. She really knew her stuff. " She always had something to say, " Belcher said. " It didn ' t matter the ques- tion, Dr. Ruth always gave sound ad- vice. " Besides doing radio and TV pro- grams, Dr. Ruth wrote books and designed a " Good Sex " board game. Her book " Dr. Ruth ' s Guide to Good Sex " sold 100,000 copies. No one knew how long her success would continue, but her popularity became a craze in America. By Jo Ann Suilivan •(%fc People Trends 7 1 International President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev talk at delivered Christmas messages as a result of the peace talks. -Photo by the Fleur D ' Eau in Geneva. Both leaders agreed to another Summit and AP Wide World Summit introduces super leaders Reagan, Gorbachev discuss Star Wars When the leaders of two powerful na- tions met, the world watched. Such was the case when President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev met in Geneva. This summit was the first in more than six years, a historic meeting of two leaders who literally held the course of world events in their hands. The main source of disagreement between the two leaders was Reagan ' s Strategic Defense Initiative or " Star Wars " policy. Reagan refused to change his plans, however, and Gor- bachev refused to change many of his government ' s policies, most notably Soviet activities in Afghanistan. The two leaders had differences on nuclear issues which were never resolved dur- ing their talks. The only " concrete gains " coming out of the talks were reviving cultural exchanges between the two countries, opening new consulates and improving airline safety, Newsweek reported. " It was always a hopeful sign when the leaders of the superpowers met, " history professor Dr. Richard Frucht said. " One must be realistic, though. Major gains were not nec- essarily to be expected because many issues were too complex. " Frucht said summits often resulted in restatements of existing policies which both sides felt the other should be reminded of. Newsweek reported the most unusual summit aspect was only the two leaders and their interpreters knew what really took place during the talks. Both Reagan and Gorbachev later gave their own versions of the proceedings. " I thought the summit did some good, " Dan Cochran said. " They were trying to get together. Some future conferences will come from it and I thought that was a good sign. " " It was too bad they couldn ' t agree on more things, " Sue Bortz said. " They were the two most powerful people in the world. If they couldn ' t agree on some of the important issues then we might all be in trouble. " By Kelly Kirkpatrick 72 International Civil rights: not as simple as black and white v The situation in Soutln Africa presented images of violence, turmoil and unrest as the black majority violently protested apartheid (strict racial segregation and discrimination) policies of the white minority govern- ment of President P.W. Botha. Scenes of looting, burning cars and riots brought home the extent of unrest. As the world watched, violence spread from South Africa ' s black t townships to Cape Town and Johan- ijnesburg. When opposition increased, Botha reacted by tightening curfews and outlawing large crowds at black funerals. Government troops and police tried to interfere with protests, turning gatherings into war zones. " It was hard to dislodge a society like that, " Brian Rupe said. " They Riots were an almost daily occurence in South Africa as blacks protested Apartheid. A man runs from stone-throwing blacks in downtown Johannesburg. -Photo by APAVide World needed to get countries to use political and economic pressure. " President Ronald Reagan reacted to congressional pressures about South Africa ' s policies by banning (J.S. loans to the government. " Changes were obviously going to have to be made, " said Dr. Richard Frucht, history professor. " How fast they can make them and whether or not they can make a difference, re- mains to be seen. " Frucht said the situation in South Africa was a more violent version of the (J.S. ' s ' 60s civil rights movement. The difference, he said, was South Africa ' s segregation was a government policy. " You had protestors who saw violence as the only alternative and non-violent protestors like Bishop Des- mond Tutu (moderate black leader), " Frucht said.O By Kelly Kirkpatrlck 4 Vote of confidence to Aquino " I have said I can be magnanimous in victory, " President Aquino said at a news conference. " I would like to show by example that the sooner we can forget our hurt, then the easier it will be for our country to start rebuilding. " A tense political situation in the Phillipines ended in a nearly bloodless revolution, when President Ferdinand Marcos ' strong-arm government crumbled under pressure. Marcos ' troubles began when he decided to hold an election to prove he had political support. Marcos ran against Corazon Aquino, widow of slain opposition leader Benigno Aquino. She had plans for a government reform that was popular with the people. As foreign observers and about 1,000 journalists look- ed on, the Marcos regime conducted a travesty of democratic elections. Marcos ' supporters used conterfeit and duplicate ballots, free rice, gifts and force to make it appear Marcos had support that didn ' t exist. Richard Fulton, government professor, said an American delegation of Congressmen was sent to observe because of United States ' military interests in the Phillipines. The delegation had no official role, but it did alert the Reagan Administration to the widespread voting fraud. The election ended with both candidates claiming vic- tory. The United States had maintained friendly relations with the government since Marcos came to power two decades before. But his actions during the election finally resulted in President Reagan ' s suggestion that he step down to avoid a bloody revolution. Marcos problems got worse when former Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile and Lt. Gen. Fidel Ramos, both long-time members of his government, joined the rebels and called for his resignation. Marcos countered by declaring a state of emergency and surrounding himself with government troops. Marcos insisted he would remain president in a broad- cast from the government controlled radio station. But even in his defiance it was clear he couldn ' t remain in power much longer, because in the middle of the broad- cast rebels stormed the station and cut the broadcast off. Privately, Marcos was making numerous pleas to Aquino ' s provisional government to allow him to remain as an " honorary president. " But finally pressure from his people and the world became too much and he took the United States up on an offer to fly him and his wife to Guam, then to Hawaii, where Marcos owned two homes. Aquino released Filipino political prisoners jailed under Marcos ' rule, saying that it was time for Filipinoes to become " one people " again. " Most of the Phillipine people are pro- American, so she (Aquino) will be too, " Fulton said. " They ' ll support the military bases, but will probably be more concerned with economic aid than military aid. " Hui-Lim Lim, a Filipino student, said he felt Aquino would make a good leader because the people were behind her. " 1 was glad it didn ' t take a long time for the change, " he said. " It could have been more violent if it had taken a long time. " 0 By Kelly Kirkpatrlck International 73 Anniversaries Discoveries Ring around the U.S. During one week in Decennber, federal prosecutors filed charges against four suspects in espionage cases involving the Soviet Union, China and Israel. Each case entailed potential losses of defense secrets. Retired Navy officer Arthur James Walker was sentenced to life in prison, accused of selling secrets to Soviets. He confessed to selling government documents to his brother, John Walker. In addition, Jonathan Pollard, a Navy counter-terrorism expert, was ac- cused of spying for Israel. Ronald Pelton, a former communications specialist for the National Security Agency, was arrested for allegedly sell- ing electronic surveillance secrets to the KGB over a 5-year period. Veteran CIA translator Larry Wu-tai Chin was arrested for spying for China. In response to this " year of spies, " at the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger ordered tightened security measures including use of lie- detector tests for over 50,000 Defense Department employees. Halley-s Comet returns after 74 years of traveling through the solar system Approximate tall length: 50 million miles Estimated coma diameter: 62,000 miles Underwater discovery April 1912, a luxury liner set sail on its much publicized maiden voyage. When the craft was on its way sailing the seas near the east coast of North America, it ignored warnings of icebergs and tragedy struck. An iceberg gashed the starboard bow of the ship and it sank. Only enough lifeboats to save 713 people were available. The ship took the lives of 1,522 passengers, crew- members and Capt. John Astor. On this night was the sinking of the " un- sinkable " Titanic. Seventy-three years later, a U.S. oceanographic research vessel, the Knorr, on a joint mission of French and American scientists scanned the ocean 400 miles south of Newfoundland. Robert Ballard, head of the Deep Submergence Laboratory at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, sighted a boiler, luggage, coal and a case of wine. As he continued to ex- amine the sea floor, a ship, mostly in- tact and well preserved, appeared. Ballard had found the Titanic. " Seeing the Titanic would give me a haunting feeling, " Brent Gibbons said, " knowing the suffering and fear those people must have gone through that night and knowing what survivors have gone through since. " The ship was too deep to be raised by usual salvage operations. Salvage rights to the Titanic were unclear and the exact location was not disclosed, therefore it was difficult for salvaging to begin. Many felt raising the Titanic would destroy it. Others felt a great deal could be gained from the wreckage. " The Titanic should be raised if it is at all possible, " Wayne Smith said. " I ' m sure there would be many items and artifacts on the ship that have great historical value. " Whether the Titanic will be raised or not would remain a question until sum- mer, when the weather warmed and ex- peditions could be planned. By Trisha Holmes World War I Forty )« " ' .ties of l ' ' jlon Ronald ( 10 a G« " ' (tmetetykept foridWatlls People whi loughl muc lomic era fo ttieif own Of iBwHiroshinv rid, The drop jlomic bomb dunged thi listoty, beca like arms Melman said taystude ly good thin liliiniavasit was as people were Bort! said. ' the wi 74 Anniv. Discov. Old wars die hard water ■ ififfl voyage, ■ " J " J) ' ailing ' ' KSoffJorttl « »amings of struck. An « wdbowo| Ji i Astor. On ' liiJo(tti« " iin. Bi«l,l(i rJi mi. ionofFfaicii, OWJfc World War II Forty years later, anniver- pry saries of Hiroshima and ' Nagasaki along with Presi- ' dent Ronald Reagan ' s visit to a German military cemetery kept the spector of World War II alive. People who had never thought much about the atomic era found they had their own opinions about how Hiroshima changed the world. " The dropping of the ,_atomic bomb on Hiroshima J=iJ|n,o» changed the course of history, because it started the arms race, " Lee Adeiman said. Many students felt the on- ly good thing about Hiro- shima was it helped end the war. I ' shame so many " " " people were killed, " Sue " , " " Bortz said, " but it helped lie iMtHutioiiilend the war and saved ff, cot! I ' i i (Mhued to ei ' llh ,ITIOSt:yiT swi pes:ed •Tunc. 19 njittf those DK Ihraugli thai guvjvonhave lecptobtraist nliom. Salvage HnotdixkDeiL nkforsalviging Plailcwoii dafot ileal I llie wreckage. jlnraisedifiti! yne Smith saii ibemanyi ' f™ . !) that have HiiDe raised " 0llon until suf ' ,i«medai«i«- gned-v Trt iHoW millions of lives, both Japanese and American. " " It very likely saved a million American lives, " said Dr. George Gayler, history professor. " It would have been very costly to in- vade mainland Japan. " The decision to bomb Nagasaki, Gayler said, was reached after the Japanese did not surrender within 24 hours of the bombing of Hiroshima. Another reminder of World War II that sparked conversation was Reagan ' s visit to Bitburg, a German military cemetery where many of Adolf Hitler ' s in- famous SS troops were buried. " It was okay that Reagan went to Bitburg, " John Burnett said, " but I ' m glad he also visited a concentra- tion camp. After having visited Dachau myself three years ago, 1 would recom- mend visiting it to anyone who is able to. You can see pictures and read about it, but until you ' ve toured the camp and seen the gas chambers and ovens, you really can ' t experience it. " Even after 40 years, events related to World War II were still topics of conver- sation. Vietnam It was the 10th anniver- sary of the ending of a war some believed should never have been fought. A black granite memorial was erected in dedication of Americans who either died or were dec lared missing in action from the Vietnam War. And the war still lived with many Americans even after 10 years. According to a Veterans ' Administration study, 800,000 men were still fighting the war as victims of the post dramatic stress disorder. The nation was also scar- red. " These veterans fought a war that perhaps should never have been fought, " Kenna Johnson said. " Nothing was gained-it was a lost cause. " " The United States was less sure of itself than it was before the war, " Brent Camery said. " We ' re more conscience now. " The Vietnam War left an impact on American opi- nion. Major Tom Muskus of the U.S. Army and also a Vietnam veteran, said " politically and generally people were more aware. Serious questions were be- ing asked. The simple reason that we were fighting Communism wouldn ' t be enough. " By Kelly Kirkpatrlck Debby Kerr Inscribed with more than 58,000 names of dead or missing soldiers, the Vietnam Memorial becomes a ceremonial spot to commemorate the 10th anniversersary of the fall of Saigon government of Vietnam. -Photo by AP Wide World Annlv. Discov. 75 Health National health concern of the ' 80s AIDS: controversial, mysterious, deadly When 13-year- old Ryan Whi- te contracted the disease, he was barred from school. And when Mathew Kozup, born 10 weeks premature in January 1983, received 40 blood transfu- sions, he began a battle for life. These boys contracted AlDS--acquired immune deficiency syndrome. A fatal illness, AIDS was characterized by a defect in natural immunity, causing victims to become vul- nerable to serious diseases. Death of actor Rock Hud- son on Oct. 2, made people aware of AIDS. Soon after, public demonstrations dis- played growing awareness and fear of the illness. Blood banks suffered from the fear that developed in people after the AIDS out- break. Although local blood banks had not suffered as much according to Dee Norin, nurse at St. Joseph Community Blood Center, blood banks located in the metropolis areas suffered tremendously. Belief that AIDS could be contracted through don- ating blood was a popular myth according to Dr. W.E. Dean, Maryville physician. There was no way a blood donor could catch the disease simply from don- ating blood, he said. Developing from fear was the discrimination against AIDS victims, especially those who were among the highest percentage of U.S. recorded cases. Homosexual and bisexual men lay in that percentage according to the Department of Health and Human Services. Even though much blame was placed on homosexual Actor Rock Hudson, 59, co- starred in many movies with Doris Day. Photo by AP Wide World and bisexual men and the il- lness was contracted mainly by them, AIDS spread throughout the United States and became a con- cern for many others, too. Present or past users of in- travenous drugs, persons with hemophilia or other blood-clotting disorders, heterosexual contacts of so- meone with AIDS, or at risk for AIDS, and persons who have had blood transfusions were most susceptible. The disease was spread- ing and made people con- cerned even when needing a blood transfusion. " There was a reluctance unless they really needed it, " Dean said. " There was a stigma or fear. " Money for AIDS research came from different sour- ces. Singer Dionne Warwick and friends donated the pro- ceeds from the sale of their single " That ' s What Friends Are For " to AIDS research. AIDS became an epidemic of fear like polio in the ' 50s, but nobody knew the future of AIDS which left people concerned. By Debby Kerr ' fed I Anxious moments President Ronald Reagan gives the okay sign from his hospital window after undergoing surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his lower Intestine. -Photo by AP Wide World On July 12, President Ronald Reagan entered Bethesda Naval Hos- pital for a minor surgical removal of a small cancerous growth on his colon. The minor surgery turned into a serious problem. One small polyp (cancerous growth) had been removed; but during the removal, a larger polyp was discovered. The doctors gave him a choice. He could wait two or three weeks or go ahead immediately with the surgery. The president said go ahead. During the 2 hour and 53 minutes of surgery, a portion of the colon was removed. While under anesthesia. President Reagan gave temporary presidency powers to Vice President George Bush. According to the 25th Amendment, anytime the president was incapable of fulfilling his duties as president, the vice president would assume the duties. Two hours after surgery, Reagan once again assumed his role as president. The following Monday, a biopsy in- dicated that the polyp was cancerous. Although doctors felt they had removed all of the cancer, they advised Reagan regarding treatments. Shortly after surgery, the president also had a patch of skin cancer removed from his nose. The scare didn ' t seem to bother Reagan, as he boasted to reporters he was " cancer free. " 0 76 Health Tylenol: History repeated itself. Four years after seven people died from taking cyanide-laced Tylenol cap- sules in Chicago, Diane Elsroth died when she consumed poisoned Extra- Strength Tylenol. The capsules were purchased in Bronxville, N.Y. Since Elsroth ' s death, two more bot- tles of cyanide-laced capsules were discovered in New York. The Food and Drug Administration warned consumers nationwide not to use the painkiller in capsule form. death in New York introduces sequel to fatal cyanide nightmare " I felt Tylenol should be taken off the shelf because people would not buy it after the scares, " Jodi Theis said. " But 1 am an avid Tylenol user and 1 will con- tinue to use it. " A chairman of Johnson Johnson, manufacturers of Tylenol, announced Feb. 19, that all Tylenol capsules would be removed from the shelves. Authorities investigating the case sent the red safety seal and vial to FBI labs to determine whether tampering occurred before or after packaging. The tamper-resistant package was developed in 1982 after seven deaths. It was possible to remove and replace the three layers of seals design- ed to prevent tampering, officials of Johnson Johnson said. After investigation, researchers found seals were broken and replaced after the bottle left the manufacturers. The company offered a $100,000 reward for information about the poisoning. By Janet Mines ;;sy in- •-eroys. ' , had ' ,:vis«l wrtly :!«(la :efs tie Drugs strike out in baseball t t seemed to be a common practice in sports. The fairy tale life of many professional athletes came crashing down in August. It was then that three major league baseball players testified in the trial of former Philadelphia caterer Curtis Strong about the widespread use of drugs in the sport. Testimony provided by Lon- nie Smith of the Kansas City Royals, Enos Cabell of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Keith Her- nandez of the New York Mets unearthed many new devel- opments in the scandal. Hernandez estimated 40 per- cent of all players in 1980 were drug users. The trial looked to be turning from a trial of Curtis Strong to a baseball trial. Then in February, Smith, Cabell, Hernandez, Dave Parker of the Cincinnati Reds, Joaquin Andujar of the Oakland A ' s, Jeff Leonard of the San Fran- cisco Giants and Dale Berra of the New York Yankees were conditionally suspended from baseball for a year without pay by Commissioner Peter Ueber- roth. All suspensions would be ' B " held in abeyance " Ueberroth said, if the players donated 10 percent of their 1986 base salary to a drug prevention pro- gram, submitted to random drug testing for the rest of their playing career and contributed 100 hours of drug-related com- munity service in each of the next two years. The suspensions were im- mediately imposed if any drug test was positive or a player refused to submit to a test when requested. The test covered cocaine, marijuana, heroin and mor- phine. " Professional teams were be- ing too lenient on athletes who were caught with cocaine, " Bearcat football coach Vern Thomsen said. " Testing should be required of all players. Those caught on drugs should be kick- ed out. " The issue of drugs in sports took another turn for the worse when, just hours after the New England Patriots lost Super Bowl XX to the Chicago Bears, a drug scandal was revealed in the Patriot ' s organization. Patriots ' General Manager Patrick Sullivan confirmed six players as " admitted drug abusers. " Four of those six players were Super Bowl star- ters. The question remained on how long the sports world had had problems with drugs. " It seemed the drug problem was new in sports, but it could be it was just being brought out, " athletic trainer D.C. Colt said. " Many players who played football in the ' 50s admitted there was a drug problem. " " Drugs could not be taken out of sports, " Thomsen said. " Take an NFL player, for exam- ple. People didn ' t understand his pressures. Sports didn ' t start a drug problem in society; society started a drug problem in sports. " So who really was responsi- ble for the drug problem in sports? Was it players, owners or fans? " Owners needed to clamp down, " Thomsen said. " Any- time there was a player caught using drugs, he should have been kicked out of the sport. The public had to be tough. The problem wouldn ' t go away unless the public got st rong. ' By Troy Apostol Health 77 Support State Live Aid: Concentrated effort Famine, starvation, drou- ght. These usually weren ' t the words associated with rock music. But on July 13, people did just that. The Live Aid concert, call- ed the Woodstock of the ' 80s by some, was the big- gest undertaking of its kind. Lasting 16 hours, the sim- ultaneous concerts in Phila- delphia and London were broadcast by ABC Rock Radio Network, MTV and ABC-TV and were seen by over one billion people in 160 countries. Support for Live Aid began Christmas 1984 when a group of British musicians released the single " Do They Know It ' s Christmas? " . The group was organized by Bob Geldof of the Boomtown Rats with the help of Boy George, Sting, Bono of G2, Simon LeBon of Duran Duran and many more. American artists count- ered with their own single, " We Are The World. " With these singles bring- ing funds to help save starv- ing people of Ethiopia, Geldof began to organize the Live Aid concert. Beginning at 9 a.m., singer Joan Baez opened the concert in Philadelphia. " I tried to watch the whole concert, " Deb Pauley said. " 1 donated $10 because 1 felt if the stars could give so much time to this event, I could contribute something too. " Both concerts drew some of the biggest talents in the music industry. There were reunions of ar- tists who hadn ' t performed together for years. The Who regrouped to perform at Wembley Stadium in Lon- don for the first time since 1982. Also reunited were Ozzy Osbourne with Black Sab- bath and Robert Plant and ' Jimmy Page of Led Zep- pelin. Perhaps the biggest reu- nion was David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Mash and Neil Young joining forces again in Philadelphia for a performance. Another highlight of the day was Phil Collins ' trans- atlantic flight aboard the Concorde. C ollins perform- ed in London that morning and flew to Phila- delphia for another perfor- mance that evening. One of the most mem- orable moments of the day was Paul McCartney singing " Let it Be " to end the Lon- don concert. " 1 enjoyed the concert because there were all types of music people there, " Pam Allen said. " 1 especially en- joyed seeing the Who and Led Zeppelin reunions. " " 1 liked seeing Tina Turner and Mick Jagger singing together, " Leanna Ross said. " They had the same lip movements. " The finale in Philadelphia featured Bob Dylan singing " Blowing in the Wind, " with Rolling Stones Keith Rich- ards and Ron Wood. " As 1 watched the concert on TV, I felt like 1 was part of it, " Lisa Stevens said. " It seemed like the stars were having fun and were perfor- ming freely. " The concert raised $70 million for starving people of the world. Live Aid would help purchase water-drilling rigs for irrigation, agricultural projects, medical aid and trucks. " After a time the money and aid would reach those who needed it, " Mike Hall- oran said. " 1 was afraid it would arrive too late. " People magazine said Live Aid ' s aim was to renew faith in an old hope: that a powerful and living art could actually change the world. And for one day, maybe it did just that. By Mary Henry Qrand finale of Live Aid in Pfiiladelphia brougfit per- formers Lionel Richie, Harry Bellefonte and others on stage to sing " We are the World. ' World •Photo by APAVide 78 Support State I Breaking ground or breaking even II Oft " raised S70 ' ' g p«ple ■■«« Aid would " irtiC:- SJII •w to renew rfd how- tha! a By Nary Henry Throughout the year a major pro- blem facing the world was African famine, ironically, at the same time, the big problem in the United States was saving the people producing food. With the closing of 54 banks and in- creasing number of foreclosures, the rural mood varied from uncertain to sullen. The public believed the United ' States would feed the world. Banks were encouraged to make low-interest loans to farmers, no matter what the risk. But, the farm economy forced many rural banks to close. Finally, the government decided it should take action. jj " I personally felt the government ! needed to help farmers, " agriculture professor Jan Dauve said. " Eventually, ' though, the government should step out of agriculture altogether. " The government was responsible for bailing out farmers as long as it was iallowed to set prices, " Jeff Parks said. The worst hit areas were Iowa, II- ilinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska and Missouri. According to Time, 60 percent of banks that made loans to ifarmers were in these six states. The farm crisis affected everyone. " Family problems developed because of rough times, " Jennifer Bundrige said. Stories of farmer suicide and shootings became almost daily news. On Dec. 9, Dale Burr, a Hills, Iowa farmer, shot his bank president, his wife and a fellow farmer before shooting himself. It seemed many farmers were distraught over the troubling financial situation. At this point, the only hope for farmers was public aid. On Sept. 23 in Champaign, 111., that hope became reality when Willie Nelson and 50 country and rock performers presented Farm Aid to draw national attention and support to the situation. Within 24 hours after the concert $10 million was pledged via the toll- free phone lines. The farm crisis became a national concern because of public attention and many people realized the seriousness of the situation. By Andy Stahmer Several farmers shared a common despair over their future. For some, self-reliance began to yield to depression and despera tion. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Lot of scratchin ' going on S eventeen states and the District of Columbia gained $8 million in lottery ticket sales, netting more than $3 billion in profits and on the average creating one new millionaire a day. Missouri and Iowa voted to set up state lotteries and begin parimutuel betting. In late August, Iowa started its first lottery with a " mass scratch off " at the Iowa State Fair. " 1 bought two tickets at the fair like thousands of others did, " Brenda Gibbons said. " People were really caught up in the lottery. " During its first month, Missouri ' s lottery set national records. Nearly 24 million tickets were sold in the first week and 14 Missouri residents won prizes of $86,000. While lotteries were established to increase state funding, there was some opposition. " I argued with the majority in Iowa that lotteries were a good source of income and a fun way of taking a chance for the ticket buyers, as long as they watched their dollars, " Sue Stone said. Money collected from sales was divided into three areas. About 45 percent went to player prizes, 10 per- cent went to fund the operation and the remaining 45 percent went into a general fund. This fund allocated money to public schools, higher education, mental health, social ser- vices and state parks. Regardless of where or how the money was used, lottery fever hit Missourians. On Feb. 13, Johnnie Magerl of Kansas City, Kan., became Mis- souri ' s first multi-million dollar win- ner with his spin, winning $2,116,504. While Magerl was a jackpot win- ner, Maryville native, Sharon Wilmes won $25,000. " I told my brother to pick me up a ticket when he got his five, " Wilmes said. " We put the tickets on the table and 1 picked one. I just picked the right one. " Pat McLaughlin, finance professor, won $8,600 in the lottery. " 1 just kept buying tickets, one each week until finally I won, " he said. " I had a feel- ing that sooner or later it would pay off. " Whether people were trying to win instant millions or just wanting to take a chance, the lottery provided the opportunity. By Andy Stahmer Jo Ann Sullivan Support State 7 9 1-70 Series Royal flush beats ail Cards At the halfway point between St. Louis and Kansas City on Interstate 70, there sat a crane. West-bound drivers were greeted with a blue and white ban- ner saying, " To hell with Cosell, Go Royals! " While east-bound drivers saw a red version saying, " Go Cards! " Missourians proudly called it the " Show Me Series, " while the media hyped it as the " 1-70 Series. " Whatever the name, the 82nd annual World Series was all Missouri. St. Louis Cardinal Manager Whitey Herzog called the series the greatest thing in the history of the game, as well as for the people and state of Missouri. But after seven games, it was the people on the western half of the state dressed in Royal blue who had the most to cheer about. The Kansas City Royals became the first team in World Series history to win the championship after dropping the first two games at home. However, in their quest of the title, controversy arose regarding a ques- tionable call in Game No. 6. The Cardinals were one inning away from clinching the championship. They were leading 1-0 in the bottom of the ninth inning, when Royals leadoff hitter Jorge Orta hit a high chopper toward Cardinal first baseman Jack Clark. Clark flipped the ball to Todd Worrell covering the bag. Orta, who appeared to be out, was called safe by first base umpire Don Denkinger. From there, the rest was history. The Royals loaded the bases and with one Series headlines out, pinch hitter Dane lorg delivered a two-run single that gave the Royals a 2-1 victory and tied the series at three games each. The Royals, still on cloud nine from the previous night, soundly defeated the Cardinals 1 1-0 in Game No. 7. During the game, both Herzog and pitcher Joaquin Andujar were ejected. " It was really embarassing for the Cardinals when Andujar showed his emotions on national television, " Vince Edwards said, " it was so close in their grasps. " For Cardinal fans the Series loss was hard to accept, especially after their club got off to a fast start. " I was really surprised by the Series outcome, especially after the Cards were up three games to one, " Jenny Barley said. " Being from St. Louis, I was disappointed in the way the team handled themselves in the last game. " While some Cardinal fans were hang- ing their heads in disbelief, the Royals fans were estatic. " It was excellent that they won the Series, " Dennis Nowatzke said. " It showed a lot of character coming back after being down three games to one. " The signs throughout Royals Stadium kept encouraging fans to believe and the fairy tale comeback made believers of the doubters. The next day, 225,000 fans lined the street to greet the world champions with over 40,000 pounds of paper for a ticker tape parade. Everything was up-to-date in Kansas City, complete with a world champion ship crown. Instant stardom hit players such as pitcher Bret Saberhagen an shortstop Buddy Biancalana. Saberhagen gained notariety not on ly because of his pitching abilities, bui also because he became a father foi the first time during the Series. Saberhagen kept sending messages to his expectant wife through national television. His boyish grin and charm won the hearts of millions and the basebal world felt a part of his happiness with | the arrival of Saberhagen ' s son. During the Series, he gained a son. World Series ring, the Most ValuabI Player Award in the World Series and spot on the Tonight Show. Meanwhile, Biancalana ' s appearanc on the David Letterman Show wa sweet revenge for the shortstop Earlier in the season, Letterman hai poked fun at Biancalana ' s weak hitting After Pete Rose broke Ty Cobb ' record, Letterman started a moc countdown for Biancalana to brea Rose ' s record. Letterman was pre sented with a bat used by the shortsto during the Series. Biancalana was the] first to point out there were no bal marks on the bat. Whether it was referred to as th " Fuzz Buster Series " or the " 1-7 Series " the boys from Missouri showe both leagues who the champions oi baseball were. By Jim Burrough; Troy Apostoil KC ' ' ' ' ' - It ' s an 1-70 As usual, it ' s time to write off the Royals series I C salutes i». ' oyaischampj Sotta love W 80 World Series IroyAposlollj Fans line Grand Avenue to catch a glimpse of their favorite Royals player. Many sportswriters credited part of the Royals ' success to first-year Royal Jim Sundberg ' s ability to handle the young pitching staff. -Photo by D. Boeth Clinching the seventh game of the World Series 11-0, Kansas City players Bret Saberhagen and George Brett celebrate at the mound. AP Wide World World Series 81 kjctt ' 4 o2 Academics The area of academics kept students wondering what changes would do to their pocketbooks. A new tuition policy was placed into effect requiring students to pay for classes by the credit hour. And while the administration told students it would not affect costs, students with over 15 hours felt bank balances limiting their education and knowledge. Students also found they were making an extra trip to the Cashiering O ffice. After the drop add policy was changed, there was one ' freebie ' week to decide or another $15 owed. Once in the classroom, students were met y new faces due to a 20 percent staff and faculty turnover. Some faculty wondered how sincere President Hubbard ' s promise to raise teacher ' s salaries to the state ' s norm really was. Although their six percent raise fell short of the proposed 10 percent, it was the highest raise in three years. In the Ad Building, temporary titles were held by many. Others moved papers and plaques to reside in a new office and hold a new title. Bill Dizney took the award for most titles as he became Acting Chairman for several different positions. A proposal by the Environmental Quality Subcommittee to close several buildings on campus to save costs spread rumors rampant and had students wondering what was next to come? Inside Scoop Administration President Dean Hubbard placed sev- eral new policies into effect and was admist various rumors of more change. Hubbard looks at the year in retrospect. page 84 Seminar Mixed responses came as Freshmen were required to enroll in a course designed to teach them the ropes of college survival. page 114 Academics o3 During the faculty open house, President Hub- bard talks to Dr. Richard Fulton. -Photo by S. Trunkhill After serving the university for 10 years, Alfred McKemy is honored by the university in October. -Photo by R. Abrahamson Replacing Alfred McKemy, Robert Gill was ap- pointed to the Board of Regents in April. His term will expire in 1991. Gill ' s daughter, Cheryl, attends liorthwest. -Photo by D. Gieseke 84 Presidential Changes And then there were four Promising only to sit back and observe his first year, President Dean Hubbard went into action with change and reorganization his second year. The major change eliminated two col- leges. " I felt we needed to sharpen the focus of the institution, " Hubbard said. The proposed reorganization plan would reduce the departmental col- leges from six to four, eliminate dean of general studies position and reduce departmental costs. Center of Applied Research would become self-supporting, while addi- .tional plant savings would occur. Faculty would be reduced through ear- ily retirements and natural attrition, THursing and Communications Disorders would be eliminated and various buildings closed. Building changes would be the demolition of two quads, Cauffield and Hawkins. " They were in bad physical condi- tion, " said Bob Henry, Public Relations Officer. " They were not cost efficient and it was unreasonable for us to pour any more money into them. " Closing of all or part of Thompson- Ringold Building, which housed in- dustrial arts, was proposed, but had not yet been passed. Thompson- Ringold was costly to operate accor- ding to Henry. All these changes would not only sharpen the focus of the institution, but would possibly save the University over $1 million in a three-year period. " One could look at it (reorganiza- tion) from several perspectives, " Hub- bard said. " First of all, in terms of the primary needs of our region and the historic strengths of the institution- you look at where those intersect. " Another factor, Hubbard said, was organizing internally so units would be close to the same size. " And from the economic point, we were over-administered, " he said. The six colleges were organized into the following four colleges: College of Agriculture, Science and Technology, which included Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry Physics, Geology Geog- raphy, Military Science, Math- -continued One job as president includes promoting good will and welcoming groups to campus. President Dean Hubbard greets the participants at the district Special Olympics. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Presidential Changes 85 And then there were four ematics, Industrial Arts and Home Economics and was hieaded by Dr. Gerald Brown. College of Business, Government, and Computer Science included Com- puter Science, Accounting, Econ- omics, Finance, Management, Marketing, Office Administration and Government and was headed by Dr. Paul DeYoung. College of Education included Cur- riculum and Instruction, Administra- tion and Guidance, Psychology Sociology, and Health Phys. Ed. and was headed by Dr. Joseph Ryan. College of Fine Arts and Humanities included History Humanities, Art, Music, Theater, Speech, Mass Com- munication and English and was head- ed by Mr. Robert Sunkel. Even though the reorganization plan restructured departments, regular pro- grams were not cut back, Hubbard said, and would therefore not affect students completing their degrees. " It ' s not changing their department, adviser or requirements for their degree, " Hubbard said. As far as the deans ' roles, decisions concerning their departments would be pushed down towards the people they would affect and in turn make them more powerful. This was what Hubbard wanted to see , but concerns arose related to whether or not deans coming from different areas would be supportive of all their departments. " There ' s always a possibility of somebody arguing that they (deans) are going to favor the department they came from, " Hubbard said. " We expect a dean-and they come into the job knowing, that they are to be an ad- vocate for their entire unit and exercise equal concern. " With the elimination of dean of general studies, it was unclear as to what would happen with general study responsibilities. " That ' s not totally clear yet, " Hub- bard said, " but it ' s rather obvious from the structure that the College of Arts and Humanities will have primary responsibilities for general studies. " Economically, Hubbard said Nor- thwest was over-administered and therefore in the proposed plan, called for reduction of faculty through early Second student Board of Regents member Ron Loida started his term in March. Loida was active in Ambassadors, Tau Kappa Epsilon and reside nt assistant in Dieterich Hall. -Photo by D. Qieseke retirements and natural attrition. Natural attrition was defined by Hub- bard as those leaving and not being replaced, but of course some would have to be replaced, he said. " Overall we looked at the institution and asked what kind of student faculty ratio we should have in order to main- tain quality, keep the cost down and have an appropriate mix so students can interact on a personal level with faculty, ' Hubbard said. Compared to state and national in- stitutions Northwest ' s ratio of students to deans was way above average. The proposed reorganization plan would hopefully eliminate these pro- blems while saving money and sharp- ening focus of the institution. During his first years of presidency, Hubbard believed reorganization to be a strength. " We have managed to sharpen focus and have a plan in place to bring our salaries to competitive levels, " Hub- bard said. " I believed Master Plan (the complete, overal l goals and proposals of the university) was a strength. " By Debby Kerr KNWT ' s Rob DeBolt interviews President Dean Hubbard during the Homecoming parade. The sunny morning enabled the president to walk the parade route and talk to bystanders along the way. -Photo by K. Mothershead OD Presidential Changes L -■.UUOII •an " ■ main- ■• " land ::jdents ' lal in. r At the Madrigal Feaste, President Dean Hub- bard leads the audience in a round of " We Wish You a Merry Christmas. " -Photo by S. Trunkhill Seeing if the hand is quicl er than the eye, President Dean Hubbard enjoys entertainment provided by the court jester during the Madrigal Feaste. -Photo by S. Trunl hill Presidential Changes 87 Trying them on for size cinder the reorganization policy, changes In the administrative offices caused many responsibilities to shift. Some were temporary and others were unclear as to future Involvement, but changes were made for each ad- ministrator to be able to focus on his specialized and most productive areas. " Uniting People and Opportunity, " the slogan chosen for the Center for Applied Research, was Dr. Robert Bush ' s area of concentration. Vice President Director of Applied Re- search, Bush was lifted of several responsibilities in order to concentrate on this major undertaking. Center for Applied Research was " a program, a philosophy, an environ- ment for people to interact and do a variety of things, " Bush said. With his previous responsibilities, such as environmental services, mailroom operations, Campus Safety and Specialized Projects, Bush would have been unable to use his abilities ef- fectively in all areas. " There was no way we (Center for Applied Research) could have become self-supporting while carrying out those other responsibilities, " Bush said. Bush focused mainly on the Center for Applied Research. One priority was the Potato Project. The Potato Project combined a coalition of farmers, business people, faculty and students who Interacted in order to make a detailed analysis of production, transportation, marketing and consumption for potatoes to be produced in the region. The result would be a financed business plan. " The only limitation we had was our own imagination and ability to take the initiative, " Bush said. Although there was much en- thusiasm and generating of ideas and technology with the Center for Applied Research, Bush stressed that the whole endeavor would be, and always will be, second hand to education. Bush was not excited and motivated solely toward the Center for Applied Research, but also showed enthusiasm towards his job in general. " My job was extremely exciting because there weren ' t two moments that were Identical, " Bush said. " I worked with new groups of people, I helped people do what they wanted to do. It was a very creative endeavor, and in my mind I think I had the best job on campus. " A big change in administration oc- curred when Dr. George English, vice president of academic affairs, an- nounced his resignation after being employed nine years as vice president. " There comes a time in everybody ' s administrative career when you know you ' ve probably done all you can do, " English said. As for future accomplishments and plans, English was undecided. " I ' ve got a year in which to take a look at life and see what I want to do, " English said. " Maybe I ' ll want to go fishing on the ' 102-1 don ' t know. " What English did know was a person couldn ' t just walk away from some- thing that his heart was tied up in. English simply wanted a change. " I loved the job, but it was time, " he said. Changing was also what Dr. John Mees had done since being employed by the University in 1971. Mees acted in many different capacities, gaining broad experience and knowledge of the University. Mees was involved in developing the agricultural degree and former nursing programs. He helped coordinate the presidential search committee with the Board of Regents in 1976, maintained textbook services and expanded the In- tramurals program. Formerly Vice President of Student Development, Mees now holds the Vice President of Administrative and Stu- dent Services position. Mees viewed the administrative changes as a challenge and positive ex- perience. " It (the administrative reorganiza- tion) tried to clarify each vice presi- dent ' s responsibilities and free people to do things where they had the great- est strengths, " he said. Administrative changes re-asslgned responsibilities to administrators who were thought to be able to handle them more productively. Administrators ac- cepted the change and felt it was positive. By Debby Kerr ' " 5ytati..p) OO Administrative Changes f% After nine years as vice president of academic affairs, Dr. George English decides it is time to move on. Two vice presidential searches were conducted to find his replacement. -Photo by S. Trunkhill During administrative reorganization, Dr. Robert Bush became Vice President Director of Applied Research. His goals include making the Center for Applied Research self-supporting and developing the Potato Project. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Taking time out of his busy schedule. Dr. John Paul Mees participates in the Sigma Society ' s Bridal Show. Mees has been with the university for 15 years. -Photo by S. Trunkhill One of the few positions not changing within the executive personnel is the vice president of finance title, held by Warren Gose. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Administrative Clianges 89 Playing their field The department of theatre had a busy year, presenting several major productions. Each production required a lot of work from cast and crew, but the experience was worth the effort. Last March three one act p lays were presented in Mary Linn Performing Arts Center. All were student directed and lasted over three hours. " People thought the performances were a little long, " student director Lin- da Jones said. Jones directed " The Chastening, " which dealt with punish- ment, " it was a serious play and 1 think it went over pretty good, " she said. Ted Thomas was writer and student director of " Messiah. " " it was a show with a lot of meaning to it, " Greg Thomas said. " The Indian Wants the Bronx " presented a very violent side to the au- dience. " Reactions seemed to enjoy it, " director Russ Williams said. There were three major productions presented. " Carousel, " a musical, was presented in October. A children ' s Christmas show, " Kaleidoscope, " was a December production and " When You Coming Back, Red Ryder? " a drama set during the Vietnam era, was presented in March. The plays gave interested theatre students an opportunity to gain hands- on experience. " They (the theatre department) gave me a chance to do it myself and make mistakes before 1 got out in the real world, " said Tom Leith, news media coordinator for Alpha Psi Omega, the national honorary theatre society. Leith said theatre majors were re- quired to work on shows. They got a chance to learn about different com- ponents of theatre, from acting to technicals, such as lighting and props. Being a theatre major could be dif- ficult at times, Leith said, because in addition to working on each play, students also had to deal with pressure from other classes. In a sense, this made theatre work more difficult for students than for professionals, who don ' t have to worry about finding time to study. Each play had its own problems to be solved. Technical cues for sound ef- fects and lighting had to be matched, props had to be found or constructed, machinery checked and auditions and rehearsals held. " Sometimes you had to overcome personal conflicts about the way things were done, too, " Leith said. " Those were usually minor problems. " The addition of Mary Linn Perform- ing Arts Center was a boost for morale, Leith said. Although the theatre department had facilities at Horace Mann and Charles Johnson Theater, and sometimes utilized the Spanish Den in the Union, the state-of-the-art Mary Linn Theater had some built-in advantages. " 1 was really impressed with the building the first time I saw it, " Leith said. " It ' s an attractive building and fun to work in. The other buildings were nice, too, but Charles Johnson was more music-oriented. " Leith said Mary Linn ' s added space allowed for freedom of movement, making everyone ' s job easier. The seating arrangement was also superior to other facilities. Experience, job preparation and a chance to find exactly what theatre work entails were benefits of the university ' s theatre program. " The object was to turn out well- rounded theatre majors, " Leith said. " The facilities and teachers made it in- teresting. " By Kelly Kirkpatrick ' School of Fine Arts and Humanities " 90 Fine Arts Plays stage makeup is important to portray a character. Chris Klinzman, with help from Jerry Browning, prepares for one of many characters in the one act " The Dresser. " -Photo by S. Trunlthiil In one scene from " When You Coming Back Red Ryder? " , Trish McCue and Tom Leith are served real food by Sheila Hull. It was the first time actors have eaten actual food on stage because of the difficulties it presents. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Behind stage work is essential in producing a play. Lisa Smeltzer contributes time for altering costumes for the musical " Carousel. " -Photo by S. Trunkhill Using actual fight scenes is another way Direc- tor Theo Ross brings across reality in " When You Coming Back Red Ryder? " Chris Button rehearses such a scene with Jeffrey Haney. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Fine Arts Plays 9 1 .Music Department. Combinations of song and dance jazz up per- formances. Celebration tours to many area higfi schools to perform their routines. The group also helped with Swing Choir Festival Feb. 8. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Elaborate Reniassance costumes contribute to the evening. Celebration sings Christmas carols for the annual Yuletide Feaste Dec. 6-7 in the Union Ballroom. -Photo by S. Trunkhill ' n i 92 Celebration Celebrating with song and dance " Okay, now do it again. 1 wanna see ,ots of smiles and big eyes. Watch the Ikick and make sure those are jazz nands; don ' t be wimpy. And, five, six, Lseven, eight... " Hours of effort, lots of sweat, sore uscies and hoarse voices went into aking the final Northwest Celebra- ion performances. Officially named Northwest Celebra- ion Madraliers, the group was a 4-voice show choir, whose members kere selected in the fall during the first iiiveek of classes. Directed by Rick Weymuth, Celebra- ion performed two styles of music in- cluding pop and jazz while wearing Flashy black and turquoise outfits. Big syes and bright smiles were essential in a pop performance. The group also performed Renaissance music. " During my undergraduate work here there was no group with the pred- ion, the excitement level, just simply jthe pizzazz that Celebration puts Forth, " said Roger Kelly, the only graduate student in the group. Celebration performed various kinds of popular music: everything from bub- ly " Celebrate Tonight " to sultry " Slaves to the Music " and haunting " A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square. " The Madraliers presented their an- nual costumed performance on the final weekend of Renaissance Festival in Kansas City. " 1 liked the impromptu concerts at the Renaissance Festival, " John Standerford said. " We were rubbing elbows with all the people. They came up behind us and looked over our shoulders at the music. I really liked to get out with the people. " In addition, the group put on an elaborate, annual Yuletide Feaste in December, with one performance in Kansas City and two in Maryville. A castle wall and moat were built around the entrance to the ballroom. Banners were hung and pine cones, evergreens and candles decorated the tables. " We had specific duties to do for each performance, and we did them, " Standerford said. " Because if we didn ' t, we knew there were 30-some people who were going to be let down. " Celebration also went on tour with their pop show in the fall and then again during spring break. The pop show included pop and jazz group numbers, six of them choreographed, as well as solos, duets and quartets put together by group members. For many members touring was their favorite part of being in the group. But touring did have drawbacks. Wakeup calls came as early as 5 a.m. to get on the bus and ride to the next concert. And when they arrived, there wasn ' t always time to set up equip- ment, change into outfits and warm up voices. Despite this, going on tour was looked upon as valuable experience and lots of fun. " The thing I liked most was the unity we had as a group, " Traci Tornquist said. Celebration received a special honor. They were chosen to be the clinic dance group for the Missouri Music Educators ' Association conven- tion at Tan-Tar-A in January. There, with choreographer Sally Albrecht, they demonstrated how Albrecht teaches dance moves and what the final product looked like. Many hours went into perfecting the musical numbers, but members felt it was all well worth it. By Laura Day Juggling fire is an eye grabber for Madrigal Feaste attenders. Paul Miller catcfies everyone ' s attention witfi one of his side acts. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Celebration shows include various song and dance routines. Craig Peterson, John Stander- ford, Dave Hineman, Don Davis and Roger Kelly perform a routine to a " Book of Love. " -Photo by S. Trunkhill College of Fine Arts Humanities- Celebration 93 .Marketing. % ii The QrMt smes,Wlf il even jCtite iiaron Browr fjstospenii ;tie Oniveis iiisiness and i f i Btownif chairs the jonal busines: E reason was an pfessorsbet liversity of BlEconomi( Though the layinBeijint ' The things eopleandtN ■ " . " h and s: ■■ :igsai( ki Brown iooedmissini Iwasdangen iew. She a iecauseweati linese sliy 5 lay, Feeling isc China ' s cultural history is apparent in such places as the Forbidden City. Located in Beijing, the city ' s buildings and walkways attract thousands of tourists annually. -Photo by S. Browning Information which Sharon Browning brought back from her Beijing trip is shared with Don Mothstine. Browning and Nothstine are marketing Instructors. -Photo by S. Trunkhill 94 Business and Government Browning Exchange promotes cultural understanding The Great Wall of China, floating lomes, temples, museums and many :ultural events were reasons for isiting China, but for Drs. Edward and sharon Browning, the main purpose vas to spend eight weeks teaching at he University of International 3usiness and Economics in Beijing. Mr. Browning is chairman of the ac- :ounting department and Mrs. Brown- ng chairs the marketing and interna- ional business department. The reason behind the Brownings ' isit was an agreement to exchange Ijrofessors between Northwest and the Jniversity of International Business ind Economics. Though the Brownings enjoyed their stay in Beijing, they missed home. The things 1 missed most were the oeople and the ability to communicate, iaugh and share with others, " Mr. 3rowning said. Mrs. Browning agreed and also men- ioned missing the " ability to go to the ap and get a drink of water, " because t was dangerous from a health point of lew. She also missed blue skies ecause weather and pollution kept the hinese sky grey during most of their tay. Feeling isolated was another pro- blem the Brownings faced in China. The only real outside-China news they received during their stay was contain- ed in letters from friends. Because television was in Chinese, there was no news from that media, and the English language Chinese daily newspaper car- ried mostly news from China, spiced only by negative news that focused on anti-CJ.S. government feeling in the United States. Both professors enjoyed teaching, though, and had high praise for their students, who worked for various Chinese import-export corporations. They had complete freedom to teach what and how they wanted to teach, and they found English was no big pro- blem to communication. Students even took lecture notes in English. Mrs. Browning said students " were motivated, very interested and en- thusiastic and most wanted the oppor- tunity to come to the United States to study. " The Brownings ' trip resulted in the decision of one top official from the In- stitute of International Economic Management to come to the United States and Northwest. Kan Changyou enrolled in an expected two-year pro- gram leading to a master ' s in business administration. Kan hopes the program will expand to include student exchange. " Exchanging students would help both countries, " Kan said. After the China exchange, Mrs. Browning related several aspects of the experience to her students. " It helped in international business classes and principals of marketing to explain historically how developing countries changed, " she said. " I ap- preciated our system more in the at- tempt to integrate and apply. The oriental education system had more tendency for memorization rather than application and integration in decision making. " The trip gave Mrs. Browning another chance to view and compare United States ' economy with China ' s. Mr. Browning compared the educa- tional institutions. He explained that Chinese students knew of the superior system of education in the United States. He came away from the Chinese teaching experience more cer- tain than ever of the excellence of educational systems in the United States. By Janet Mines Bob Henry Visiting professor, Yung-Shun Wu composes his letters home to China on a Chinese typewriter. -Photo by S. Trunl hill Located in Beijing, China, the Temple of Heaven is where the empress prays for a good harvest. -Photo by S. Browning School of Business and Government Business and Government Browning 95 Grading assignments, Dr. Robert Dewhirst re- quires liis students to do research papers in liis government classes. He presented one of hiis own papers at the Southwestern Political Science Association in San ' Antonio, Texas. -Photo by T. Cape Class preparation sometimes requires many lecture sources. Besides talking notes from the books for government class. Dr. Robert Dewhirst used them for his paper " Bureaus, Stringers and Watts Lines: The Influence of Journalist ' s Coverage Efforts and Determining Congres- sional News Media Relations Activities. " -Photo by T. Cape ,1 i--.- -v •School of Business Government 9d Dewhirst .Government Department. Combining the best of both worlds When Dr. Robert Dewhirst, govern- rient professor, attended college, his nthusiasm for school showed not only uring the week, but on dreaded Mon- ay mornings, too. Former colleagues would sleepily iiather in the lounge, only to be foliow- d in by " bubbling " Dewhirst. Monday aornings soon began with a challenge o pass " The Dewhirst Monday Morn- ng Test " --a test passed only " if you ere in a stage of life where on Monday norning, you were looking forward to he week, " according to Dewhirst. Dewhirst passed this test early in Ife, but didn ' t capture his dream of eaching until after he experienced )ther jobs. Beginning in journalism, working for mall town newspapers and eventually he Kansas City Star, Dewhirst picked ip valuable experience and know- edge. " Journalism was an education in self, " Dewhirst said. " 1 got a crash ;ourse on life. " Dewhirst ' s dream remained in the teaching field. Earning a bachelor ' s degree in both journalism and political science, his next problem was deciding which area he wanted to teach. " I thought 1 wanted to teach jour- nalism, but my interest in politics and journalism fed on each other, " Dewhirst said. A compromise became Dewhirst ' s answer when he decided to teach politics, but required students to write journalistic papers on political topics. Dewhirst believed, even though government was the subject taught, the ability to communicate was impor- tant in any area. Politics became Dewhirst ' s career while journalism became his hobby. " Your hobby and your work all blend together, " Dewhirst said. " If you can get to that phase, if you can get your life where it ' s like that, you can ' t beat it. " Journalism proved to be Dewhirst ' s hobby in the sense that he used his skills to write papers outside of his work, but was able to use his past jour- nalism experiences in his political teachings, too. " 1 pulled examples out of my past so it made it (government) easier to understand, " Dewhirst said. His ability to rely on experiences in order to clarify a point, combined with his positive and enthusiastic attitude, allowed students enrolled in his classes to expect an energetic 50 minutes. Dewhirst credited his happiness towards his work and life to his diverse experience and career opportunities prior to teaching. Being able to compare and look back on a different lifestyle gave Dewhirst the advantage to decide how good he really had it and how ap- preciative he should be. This happiness stemmed from the day he decided what he wanted in life, geared towards that goal, and met Monday mornings with an optimistic approach and conquered his dream of teaching politics while enjoying his in- terest in journalism. By Debby Kerr While at home, Dr. Robert Dewhirst and Jonathon share a special moment. The govern- ment professor enjoys spending time with his son while reading the paper. -Photo by T. Cape «• r Afesj Dewhirst 97 Horace ann students, Sally King and Rachel Gross piece together a puzzle during class. The lab school was an important asset to education majors. -Photo by S. Lockling Practicing writing on the chalkboard Is one of many activities that kept Brian Jewell busy in class at Horace Mann. Photo by S. Lockling Student teacher Sheri Hedlund assists Heather King with her art project. Hedlund used several experiments to teach her students. -Photo by S. Lockling One of the advantages to lab teaching was time for students to do homework at school. Wiley Davis practices his phonics. -Photo by S. Lockling College of Education " 98 Education Horace Mann .Elementary Education. Not just kidding around Experience and education combined to make Horace Mann Learning Center advantageous to both Northwest students and elementary students. Horace Mann was an elementary school which provided undergraduate and graduate students opportunities for observation, participation and teaching in nursery through grade six. " Horace Mann was to education ma- jors the same as the farm was to agriculture students, " said Dr. Frank Grispino, chairman of Horace Mann. Although little actual student teaching was done at Horace Mann, practical ex- perience was gained through observa- tion. " Prospective teachers could read what teaching a class would be like, " Dr. Ann Laing said, " but to be more practical, students had to experience it themselves, and that was one of the reasons why Horace Mann was there. " Education majors agreed. " It gave me experience and confidence, and 1 felt 1 could go out and teach well, " Gina Miller said. " It was a valuable asset to the college and community. " Horace Mann accommodated needs of education majors, but what about the quality of education lab school students received? " The public schools had excellent facilities and teachers, but I felt the kids that went here got a little more education, " Laing said. " They were ex- posed to many different people teaching them and the school was on campus, so we had much more to offer students than public schools were capable of. " Northwest students who were taught at Horace Mann said the school had many unique qualities. The strong points included the size of classes, assortment of instructors, resources available because of the university and the feeling of " family " unity. " Classes were smaller and we had more time for individual instruction, " Lisa Smeltzer said. " We also had the advantage of using university facilities. " After graduating from Horace Mann and enrolling in a public school, Smeltzer said individual attention was no longer there. Although this required an adjustment, she believed she had been well prepared for it. Former Horace Mann student, Kim- bal Mothershead, did not feel short- changed by attending a lab school, either. " We had many more advantages than public school kids, " he said. " Dur- ing the time 1 went to Horace Mann, we had a lot of play time, and little to no homework, which was because our learning was more concentrated. We learned to do our homework in class. This didn ' t seem to affect us during high school. We went ahead and did the homework assigned. " Another Horace Mann student, Steve Moss, said Horace Mann enhanced family unity. Many parents of students were university faculty and therefore, vacation time fell together for the en- tire family. In the midst of a growing world where education has a stronger em- phasis, Horace Mann was an institution where practicing teachers and educa- tion majors had a chance to teach grade school students in a controlled environment. Though Horace Mann is a long-standing institution, its educa- tion techniques were modern. By Debby Kerr Andy Stahmer Education Horace Mann 99 Athletes face new decision Due to policy changes regarding tui- tion, many varsity athletes were faced with a choice concerned with enroll- ment in their particular sport. Seven years ago, varsity athletes didn ' t need to make a choice. " Varsity sports were given the same status as physical education activities, " said Dr. James Herauf, chairman of the depart- ment of health, physical education, recreation and dance, " and thus not figured into the student ' s GPA. " " The following year it was changed so varsity sports were considered academic, meaning it figured into the student ' s GPA, " Herauf said. In the past, students paid a fixed rate for tuition, regardless of credit hour totals. However, a new tuition policy meant students paid per credit hour. Varsity athletes had to decide whether to pay for their one-hour varsity sport for academic credit or to simply par- ticipate without it. Athletes had the option to enroll in a one credit per year course, which was essentially their varsity sport. The system gave athletes academic credit for their varsity participation. The course could be repeated by the athlete annually-each time receiving one hour of credit. The course numbers varied depending on the athlete ' s year of eligibility. Students on full-ride scholarships were given 15 hours of free credit. However, hours exceeding 15 were paid for by the student. What were most students doing? " I ' d say over half of the tennis team was enrolled in varsity tennis, " Jill Per- rin said. " 1 plan to take it each year. " The effect was also minimal on the baseball program. " It really made no significant difference to our people, " Coach Jim Johnson said. Enrollment didn ' t drop due to the new format. " 1 doubted that athletes would fail to enroll in these classes simply due to the policy change, " Herauf said. Good attendance was sign of a good grade. " If you went to practices regularly and worked hard, it usually meant a good grade, " Mark Thomsen said. However, not everyone felt the same. " 1 probably would not have taken the hour credit if 1 wasn ' t on scholarship, " Scott Calcaterra said. Some felt their GPA could be in- creased through enrollment of such a class. " Essentially, you just pay to have your GPA raised a little bit, especially if you ' re not on scholarship, " Tony DiCataldo said. Should athletes be given credit for participating in varsity athletics? The opinions differed. " I disagree with athletics for credit. What one did athletically shouldn ' t af- fect one academically, " Perrin said. Credit hours did not change reasons for enrolling. " The athletes were here because 1 1 they wanted to be, " DiCataldo " Credit hours didn ' t make that much of a difference one way or the other. " Athletes seemed to feel strongly toward their work and dedication meriting credit. " We should definitely be given credit because of all the work we put into it, " Calcaterra said. " Also we took weekly tests for basketball over plays, defenses, techniques and so on. We definitely earned one hour of credit. " By Pat Schleeter Most athletes take advantage of credit for their sport. Sherri Miller, who received one hour volleyball credit, spikes the ball against a block- ing opponent. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Steeple chase is not normally an event run in high school track meets. Tom Ricker has learned how to compete at the college level and was MIAA champion in the event. -Photo by T. Cape College of Education 100 Sports for Credit i Recreation and Dance Department Intensely watching the game, Pat Johnson awaits his chance to enter the game. Johnson, place kicker for the Bearcat football team, was one of many students who participated in the sports for credit program. -Photo by T. Cape Academics are also important to varsity athletes. Scott Calcaterra takes " time out " from the hoops to read an assignment. Photo by T. Cape Sports for Credit 101 Students get computerized roommates With the ' 80s came the high tech world of computers. Computer mania hit the public hard and Northwest was no exception. Whether or not a major in computers was sought, enrolling in computer classes was advised in order to survive in competitive job markets. With this, Northwest featured Colbert Hall as an exclusive computer dorm. Twelve freshmen were awarded the Mathematics Science Teaching Scholarship. To be eligible, they had to be a Missouri resident and rank in the top 25 percent of their graduating class. They also had to pledge to teach science or math for at least two years in Missouri after graduation. The amount of scholarships, ranging from $400 to $1,170, depended on ACT scores and class rank. Renewal of the scholarship was based on maintain- ing a minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average (GPA). " To keep the scholarship, we in Col- bert Hall must maintain a 3.5 GPA for four years. Any year we don ' t maintain that grade point, we must pay back all monies paid to us for that scholar- ship, " Tracy Gach said. The freshmen were worried about the GPA requirement and most felt it was too high. " 1 believed this program was very good, " Lanny Lewis said. " The hardest part of the program was satisfying the 3.5 GPA. " Though the conditions of having the scholarship might have been tough to uphold, students enjoyed having a computer always available. All of them saw an advantage to hav- ing computers in their rooms, but most did nothing more than write letters home and type papers on the terminal. " I could do my papers, look up open classes, student ' s addresses, telephone numbers and even current events, " Laura Majors said. " It was really nice to have com- puters, even though 1 wasn ' t taking any computer classes this semester, " Suzanne Mann said. " 1 used the com- puter for writing letters and keeping records. " Learning to be comfortable with a computer was an important objective. Using computers as a tool for learning math and science-related projects was also important. " Obviously computers are the tool of the future. This was just the beginning of our campus growth in this area, " said Bill Dizney, head of Student Special Services. For some students having access to the computers 24 hours a day made it possible to be user friendly and become familiar with its advantages. " I used a word processer for writing Print outs make editing an easier job. Kelly Qreaves works on a class assignment. -Photo by M. Wilson Writing papers and letters without mistakes is much easier with a computer. Suzanne Mann types a letter home. Photo by M. Wilson letters, school papers and other pro- jects, " Gach said. " Now 1 really feel comfortable with it. I ' m looking for- ward to more work with it. " Dr. David Smith, dean of the College of Science, Math and Computer Science was optimistic about the pro gram ' s growth potential. Each year 30 new students may join. " The word got out and we quickly had applicants and inquiries about next year ' s program, Smith said. The future looked bright for the rest of the students housed on campus. The administration sought state funding for a program that would provide com- puters and phones in every dorm room at no cost to students. " We wanted students to have everything possible available to them that could aid in learning, " said John Mees, vice president for Student Development. " The long term benefits of such a program were numerous, " Mees said. " Each student ' s computer could be us- ed as a television, video player, con- nection to tutorial modules and access to information from the library. " The experiment in Colbert Hall brought the possibility of having com- puters in every dorm room closer to reality. By Joy Hubbard Janet Mines i ■College of Science, Math Computer ' 1 02 Sci., Math and Comp. Sci. Computers : K finally pro f( " l- Each year] ililiantsaii ■■ ' gran, •■ ' juCidirooi H to ha»i •nBablet oilieii " ■ij ' saidJoli « fct Studa Wfc of such MB, ' Mees sai piHOoldlieii niko|ibycf,coii odgbandaccn Hieany; h Coiiett Hi ifofhiviiigcoiii Ti room dcwr t ByJoyHubbai .Science Math , Computers become essential equipment to many students who have access to them. Penny Stephen does some homework on her personal computer. -Photo by M. Wilson Advantages of having a computer in dorms become apparent to Colbert Hall residents. Don Burns works on his desk top terminal. -Photo by M. Wilson Computers 103 , V V ' ■ - ' ■■»•■ ii " Lab assistant Ken Scribner helps astronomy students Cindy Cline, Cindy Piatt, Nancy Sherry and Dawn Williams locate a constellation on a model of the solar system. Students learn to map out stars in lab. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Almost every seat was filled in the lecture hall when astronomy class met for tests. Students pass the tests up the rows and begin to fill out the computer answer sheet. -Photo by D. Kem- pker College of Applied Science Agriculture 1 04 Astronomy k Hi M I Physical Science Department. ! Amazing astronomical interest Curiosity in the stars and in the earth ' s galaxy kept astronomy a popular general education science course, with all 120 seats being filled quickly whenever the class was of- fered. In class, students did a bit of math, physics and chemistry, whether they realized it or not. They also learned how to plot stars and find constella- tions. " Actually my astronomy students used pretty sophisticated science techniques, although that was what they were trying to avoid by taking the class, " Dr. Jim Smeltzer said. " But as long as 1 explained the material clearly, my students didn ' t seem to have any difficulty with it at all. " Another part of the course included labs and telescope observations. The majority found observations inter- esting and educational. Students were guided through obser- vations by lab assistants, who were chosen from past astronomy classes. Most students weren ' t science majors. Smeltzer felt most people took the class because they had been exposed to space life ever since they were born. Since then, new discoveries have taken place. Astronomy gave students an op- portunity to participate in what was go- ing on in their world. " 1 took the class because I wanted to be able to point out constellations. I ' d seen stars every night, but I never real- ly knew which were which, " Tracy Hurst said. " 1 also thought it might im- press girls. " Generally, students enjoyed the class because Smeltzer made it com- prehensible to them. " 1 really had a good time teaching astronomy. It was great to see non- science majors becoming so involved in the course, " Smeltzer said. " I tried to make it fun for students and they never ceased to amaze me by doing things with science they never thought they ' d be able to accomplish. " For several students involved in class, their astronomy education didn ' t stop when the course was over. Past students were always calling Smeltzer to ask questions or sending him clipp- ings of something they found in- teresting. About 20 percent of his students came back and asked to use the telescopes. " 1 really felt students left the course having thoroughly enjoyed it, " Smeltzer said. Astronomy ' s popularity relied on its simplicity and its ability to interest students. As long as space remained a significant part of students ' lives, so would astronomy. By Trisha Holmes students practice focusing telescopes indoors before using them for night observation outside. Lab assistant Ken Scribner assists Cindy Cline in adjusting the finder scope. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Astronomy instructor Dr. Jim Smeltzer goes over a printout for class with Deidre Randolph. Between classes and office hours, Smeltzer could be found playing racquetball. -Photo by T. Cape Astronomy 105 1 IIV 1 Industrial Arts llllJi While making adjustments on the engine, Jerry Price makes sure the Bearcat High Perfor- mance Car is in top condition. The car finished first in its class at the Econorallye last summer. •Photo by D. Sorabji Regularly checked by members of the team, the Pinto remains in top condition. Jerry Price listens to the engine while cruising campus. •Photo by S. Lockling Keeping the car in good condition was vital to its performance. Larry Heckman checks to make sure engine parts are in top shape. -Photo by D. Sorabji 1 06 Ag. and Applied Science IA Car Pinto forms mobile classroom The Bearcat High Performance Team certainly lived up to its name in competition. The team was composed of in- dustrial arts and technology majors and students interested in power mechanics and energy conservation. They modified a 1975 Ford Pinto, donated by Dr. John Rhoades, into a fuel efficient, aerodynamic vehicle capable of 42 miles per gallon. The team entered the car in Three Flags Econorallye. The Econorallye was intended to show how fuel efficient engines, aerodynamic bodies, clean exhaust systems and high performance improved fuel efficiency, it began in Vancouver, British Columbia, Aug. 11 and covered about 1,500 miles, ending in Mexico, Aug. 20. " it gave them (industrial arts students) a chance to test some things they learned, and see what other peo- ple were doing, " said Rhoades, who directed the project. " They learned new things in the field. " Rhoades was involved in competi- tions in 1976 and 1978. He said the main difference in this rally was a new event, the Monte Carlo competition. " All cars started from the same place and each had to reach the finish in a specific time, " Rhoades said. The competition covered several types of terrain along a 98-mile route from Bellingham to Seattle, Wash. Those who prepared the car for this and the Econorallye ' s other events were Jerry Price, Rodney Peterson, Larry Heckman and Rhoades. Price and Wayne Flanary drove the car in com- petition. Team captain Kevin Larson helped organize the team. He wrote the con- stitution and helped get the team ac- cepted as an official campus organiza- tion, which entitled it to university fun- ding. " It helped me learn to organize, and showed me how the university system worked in providing funding, " Larson said. The team ' s work paid off by finishing first in the Monte Carlo competition. " Our car held together when some other cars didn ' t, " Rhoades said. With about $1,000 in modifications and $500 for the car itself, the Pinto was probably the least expensive entry. Rhoades said some other cars were much more expensive, with the first place entry costing about $125,000. The Pinto placed first in Class C competition, which featured vehicles weighing over 2,000 pounds. The team placed third overall. Gaining practical experience, Larson said the competiton also created con- tacts in the automotive industry and a chance to do personal research for those involved. Rhoades said the next goal was to build a vehicle capable of 100 mpg.O By Kelly Kirkpatrick Formalities are taken care of by Kevin Larson. Larson works on applications for team recogni- tion as an organization. -Photo by D. Sorabji While inspecting the work done by the Bearcat High Performance team, Dr. John Rhoades checks out the PCV valve. -Photo by D. Sorabji College of Agriculture Applied Science Ag. and Applied Science IA Car 1 07 Aggies caught horsin ' around Two 1 1 -year-olds, Amy Clement and Jason Walker, sat on their horses out- side the ring. Their eyes were fixed on the chute from where the next calf was to emerge. The chute opened, the steer jumped out and in a flash, the team of ropers were in pursuit. Walker and Clement were at the an- nual Jackpot Roping Contest spon- sored by the Agriculture Club. It was held Oct. 6, at the John Hancock Research Center, north of Maryville on Highway 71. The contest included novice and open calf roping, novice and open team roping and barrel rac- ing. Walker ' s and Clement ' s parents par- ticipated in the contest. ■ ' I loved it, (attending roping con- tests), " Clement said. " If we didn ' t rope during the summer, we wouldn ' t do much of anything. " The roping was originally scheduled Sept. 29, but was rained out and mov- ed to the following week. This time it was a day of sunny skies with a high of 72 degrees. Perhaps the weather was too perfect though, said Bryan Reasoner, presi- dent of the Ag Club. " We ' re lucky it was nice out because we wouldn ' t have been able to have it (the contest) otherwise, " Reasoner said. " But, 1 don ' t think we had as good a turnout, because there were several people working in the fields. " Local participation was good, said Kathi Clement, Amy ' s mother and a participant in team roping. " They had lots of good help here, " Mrs. Clement said. " It went about as smooth as any roping I ' ve been to. " The entire event was run by Ag Club members. They worked the stock, ran the chute, announced, clocked and judged events, paid the winners and did all the other things involved in sponsoring a roping contest. " A great deal of work and organiza- tion went into it, " Dan Miller said. Miller, a member of the Ag Club, par- ticipated in the novice team roping division. Another student, Jana Findley, also competed in the activities. She rode her horse in the barrel racing competi- tion and finished third. Overall, most participants and spec- tators thought the day was a success. " The contest really went well, " Reasoner said. " We didn ' t have nearly the turnout we expected, but I ' m happy things went smoothly, with no major complications. " By Nancy Meyer » fy: 1 Oo Ag Applied Science Rodeo Ag Applied Science Much practice goes into team roping. Dave Lock and Joe Wyle concentrate on roping the calf. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Agriculture . Barrel racing requires an immense amount of teamwork between thie rider and horse. Jana Findley successfully guides her horse around one of the barrels to finish third. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Near the opening of the chute, one roper races after a calf. Contestants battle time to rope and tie their calves. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Team roping demands both a keen eye and a steady hand. Greg Clements and Jeff Miller show how it ' s done at the Ag Rodeo, Oct. 6. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Taking their turn at team roping, Dave Bessen and Jerry Espey attempt to " take the bull by its horns. " A team must rope both the horns and the back legs to score points. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Ag Applied Science Rodeo 1 09 Public Relations: on the move again Wanted: permanent home for public relations major. Must have qualified teachers, useful curriculum. No ac- counting allowed. Reply if otherwise in- volved in area. With only seven years in existence, the public relations (PR) major has had difficulty finding a suitable home. Established in the mass communica- tions department, it eventually became part of the speech department in Fall 1985. Started by Dr. Bob Bohlken, then chairman of the speech theatre depart- ment, the curriculum was designed by Bohlken with help from the Kansas Ci- ty Advertising Marketing Club. It was then the decision was made to offer a multi-disciplined program encompass- ing communications, business, graphic arts, speech and ethics. One reason for the department transfer, according to Dr. Kathy Webster, speech department chairper- son, was the scholastic benefits. A larger department would provide more financial benefits. A larger budget could provide more faculty to serve students. " The initial reason for moving was the growth in the PR program, " said Dr. Rick Bayha, past chairman of the mass communications department. " Communications didn ' t have enough qualified staff with the swing in em- phasis. We felt PR had an uncomfor- table home in our department, being heavily weighted toward interpersonal communication. " " There is nothing inherently wrong with a PR program situated in the speech department, " said Dr. Dean Kruckeberg, coordinator of the PR degree program at the University of Northern Iowa and initial instigator and teacher of PR at Northwest. " Although it is most commonly placed in mass communications, it depends on in- structors and appropriate curriculum. " There stood the problem. Who was to decide exactly what the appropriate curriculum actually was? It was its diverse academia areas that helped promote the program, but some students felt diversity also left gaps. " I felt the program was not specific enough, " graduate Yvonne Dowdy said. " We didn ' t have the opportunity to take a given area and expand. I just received a taste of broadcast, advertis- ing and writing. 1 enjoyed my promo- tion class, but it was angled toward sales and marketing, not PR. " Of course some students felt the broad spectrum of classes was beneficial. " The combination of so many different areas really added, " graduate Bruce Winston said. " Such a variety opened your mind to explore different subjects. " Writing courses seemed to be an area in which the major lacked. " Although I was satisfied at the time, now that I ' m working in PR, 1 feel there should have been more writing class- es, " graduate Andrea McGrath said. " As a PR major, I felt there were some vital classes missing from the curriculum, " Bob Lewis said. " A PR writing class would have been a tremendous asset. " While some students felt the pro- gram needed additions, others felt it could also do without some courses or needed revisions in structure. " Most of the courses were practical, but some, such as accounting, 1 wondered why they were ever included as a requirement, " Steve Moss said. Other suggestions included adding courses aimed specifically at the area of PR; direct mail, practicums, media buying, photography, more advertising and public opinion. " 1 always felt for an entry level posi- tion, journalism students at Northwest were probably better prepared than PR, " Kruckeberg said. " It was the extracurricular activities offered or available which opened up areas to learn and explore, " Winston said. " The major had diverse subjects with a broad scope that enabled me to look at different fields and use my elec- tives to focus in. " So whether the speech department needed to focus or broaden their cur- riculum was left unanswered. As for the initial transfer, most PR majors felt it would be beneficial. " It was probably a good move, " Lewis said. " The speech department was better qualified to handle the pro- gram and the change had a positive ef- fect on the amount of assistance received by the faculty. " " The PR department has been kind of pushed around, " Moss said. " It hasn ' t developed a permanent home. I don ' t know if it should be mass com- munications or speech, but it needs to be somewhere permanent. Then, that department can build a foundation in- stead of starting from scratch all the time. " " The program is in good hands and has practically unlimited growth potential now, " said Dean of Com- munications LaDonna Geddes. " We have high hopes for the program and its students. " By Dana Kempker School of Communications ' 110 Communication PR ' uns, media " Oy level posi. atNoitli»a ' pniHtd ihi " Wtaactivitie •Wiopaied ?ta«, " Winston «w subjects tailed me Jndusemyelec- sdidepartnw) nden their cuT ' nwtedAsfa J good move, xdi depaitinenl ibndkltiepfth Wipositiveel ' t d assistano l (has been kiiK Nois said. " I nnanent home. IdbemtsscoiTi ' 1 bum needs tc nentlhen. ifnndationin- ixnlchallthe Wtolgr Deal of Cora J Gedd«. " We Communication PR 111 .Mass Communication. Economics Correspondent Laurie Engle works as an intern in Washington, D.C. for the Cable News Network. Gaining new responsibility and learning about the network were beneficial to Engle. -Photo by D. Qieseke Part of Teresa Schuelke ' s internship at Maryville ' s Dally Forum is learning about the field of print journalism firsthand. Schuelke was one of two summer interns at the Forum. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Learning to check facts and interviewing techniques are important parts of Chris Stobbs ' internship at radio station KCMO. Stobbs sup- plemented her classroom knowledge by working at the Kansas City station. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Graduation is held at the Waldorf Astoria for the 50 students involved in the intern program. Quideposts managing editor Jack Haring and associate editor Alexandra Hanson-Harding pose with intern Dana Kempker before the banquet. -Photo courtesy of ASME 112 Communication Interns V Learning the inside scoop Accepting responsibility and discovering what it meant to be a jour- nalist from the inside, journalism in- terns found valuable learning ex- periences outside the classrooms. Chris Stobbs worked as a news in- tern for KCMO, a Kansas City radio sta- tion. She did field reporting and telephone interviews for the station, among other things. " It was fantastic, " Stobbs said. " I learned so much actual- ly working in the field-more than 1 would in classes. That ' s not knocking Northwest, it ' s just that 1 learned more by actually doing it than just studying about it. " What could students who took in- ternships expect? Suzanne Jones, managing editor of Maryville ' s Daily Forum, said students working for the publication had the same respon- sibilities as other staff members. " They were treated just like anyone else working for us, " she said. " In other words, we didn ' t give them any breaks. " Jones said interns were expected to show up for work on time, dress ap- propriately and produce professional work. Each one had specific duties and responsibilities. Teresa Schuelke worked at the Daily Forum eight weeks during summer school. She said it gave her a better idea of what it was like to work at a pro- fessional newspaper. She learned about getting records from the cour- thouse and how to write stories quick- ly- " It taught me how to sit down and do a story right away, " Schuelke said. " 1 didn ' t have a week to do it, 1 had a day to do it. " Dana Kempker spent 10 weeks dur- ing the summer as an intern through the American Society of Magazine Editors in New York City with Guideposts magazine. As a participant in this exclusive internship, which only accepts 50 students nationwide, Kemp- ker learned how rewriting, editing, fact-finding, research and interviews were done at professional magazines. " It gave me an understanding of magazines and how they worked, " Kempker said. " It was very eye- opening because it wasn ' t how 1 thought it would be. " She said she had expected vast, high tech equipment and a fast pace, but found magazines were actually much more informal. Kempker felt she changed a lot dur- ing her internship. " A big part of it was learning to survive in New York, " she said. " It helped me learn to be more in- dependent and responsible. " She also realized editorial work wasn ' t what she wanted for herself. " I lean more towards the area of advertis- ing instead of editorial work now, " she said. There were other students who traveled out of state to learn about their chosen profession. Laurie Engle was an intern in Washington, D.C. for Ted Turner ' s Cable News Network (CNN). Engle worked as an economics correspondent for the network ' s " Money Line " last spring. " I had one of the better internships at CNN, because 1 got to go out and get information, " Engle said. One of Engle ' s responsibilities in- cluded taking notes at congressional finance hearings on Capitol Hill. She also learned about the technical side of television programs by doing editorial work. " I got a good feel for the way things were done at a network level TV station, " Engle said. Engle also made some important contacts which could be useful in the future. " It may be a cliche, but in this business, it really is who you know that ' s important, " she said. Making contacts, gaining respon- sibility and learning what the field of journalism was like from the inside was what journalism internships gave students. For journalism interns, the ex- perience gained was worth the long hours. They expanded their knowledge and learned lessons no journalism class would teach. They learned what being a professional journalist was all about. , By Kelly Kirkpatrick ' School of Communication " Communication Interns 113 .General Studies. Freshmen find advantages and disadvantages to their required course. David Willingham rests during his Thursday class. Photo by T. Cape Guest lecturers talk about the necessity of general education classes. Dr. Carrol Fry discusses the value of literature during a freshman seminar class. -Photo by T. Cape Teachers were required to give three quizzes a semester for the one credit class. Stanley Wood- ward helps John Jensen study for his test. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Originator of freshman seminar, Dr. Roy Leeper goes over notes. Leeper designed the seminar to familiarize students with college. •Photo by S. Trunkhill 114 General Studies Seminar Survival tactics, course 101 Amid all the changes students and staff underwent this year, the incoming freshmen faced a new type of extended orientation-freshman seminar. " Freshman seminar gave keys to genera! skills that wouldn ' t have hurt any student to improve upon, " speech instructor Craig Brown said. " It also taught survival skills for situations out of class. " The course was in session Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 2 p.m. for all freshmen. Students were divided into sections according to selected majors and assigned to advisers serving as course instructors. " Initially, there was some disagree- ment about how we should break up the groups, " said Dr. Roy Leeper, Dean of General Studies and initiator of the seminar. " One advantage of grouping the majors together was they got to meet the instructor, who would also double as their adviser, but it put the undeclared majors at a disadvantage. " The primary goal of the class was to facilitate freshmen adjustment to col- lege life. " It would be safe to say freshman seminar was composed of three ingre- dients, " Leeper said, " preparing the student academically for college, aiding the shock of social change and introducing students to various depart- ments. But the main reason for the course was to make students unders- tand general education requirements. That was why 1 felt a need for this pro- gram, " he said. In addition, freshmen studied how to get more out of reading, to " disarm " tests and budget time efficiently. Guest speakers addressed classes and ex- plained how classes offered in their specific department would help meet general education requirements and how the skills and facts learned in class would help on jobs. Despite the benefit to some, many freshmen felt the class was not necessary. " Although the class was helping some, I learned the majority of material covered in class in high school, " Christi Boyd said. " It was real- ly a waste of my time and just another place to be when I could have been working on other things. " Leanna Ross thought students would benefit more from the class if it was all discussion. " If we could have discussed what we were going through and then had the teacher advise us on what to do about our problems, it would have been much more helpful, " she said. Others agreed. " I was going through a freshman crisis and needed to talk and find out if others felt the same way 1 did, " Amy Erickson said. Several freshmen said the instructor, and what he or she planned for the class, could make a big difference. " Some classes had speakers on various topics and things like library tours, which would have been infor- mative, " Shelli Navara said. One of the major complaints among freshmen was cost of the textbook re- quired for the course. " The book cost about $15 and we haven ' t used it once, " Navara said. " I didn ' t have that kind of money to waste. " Amid all the heat the course took, shouts of praise arose from those who were not adapting quite as well. " 1 real- ly found the classes interesting, and some of that information proved very valuable, " Craig Schultz said. " It was nice to have one class that was so relaxed, " Mary Finnegan said. " The instructors didn ' t really push as they did in some classes. " Even the instructors of the class agreed it was difficult to fail the course. " As far as 1 was concerned, just by showing up, listening, and passing tests, freshmen could easily pass the class, " said Paul Gullifor, mass com- munications instructor. " But then again, the class was not intended to ex- pose freshmen to failure. Instead, it was to show them the promise of suc- cess. " By Andy Stahmer Karen Olson General Studies Seminar 115 1 Two degrees above zero After graduating from high school and then college, Jennifer Ager was back for more as a graduate student working with marketing research. Assisting President Dean Hubbard, Ager found her experience rewarding. Working for the president consisted of a continuous flow of action because there was always something going on. Although Ager worked with Hubbard on reports and gathering information for speeches, her work was centered around the area of market research. " An Analysis of Enrollment Poten- tial at Northwest " was the title of an in- depth research project Ager and assis- tant professor of marketing, Don Nothstine put together. Ager and Nothstine ' s market research determin- ed what market shares the University had and provided valuable information for recruitment purposes. After determining the marl et shares of up- coming freshman entering universities, Jennifer Ager charts her findings on a map of the four- state recruitment region. -Photo by T. Cape 1 1 D Qraduate Ager Not only did the University benefit from this study, but Ager gained also. " It gave me an experience just like out in the business, " she said. Ager gained many personal rewards during her graduate program and recommended everyone try a graduate program. " It was challenging. I know so much more than I would ever have known not getting the degree, " she said. Even though Ager gained intellec- tually from her graduate program, she also developed a high quality attitude towards her work. " President Hubbard was very quality-oriented and I learned to be like that too, " she said. Deciding to advance into graduate school could be a tough decision, but Ager believed it would be of help in the long run. " A wide spread knowledge was gained and a graduate student was The telephone becomes easy access for Jen- nifer Ager to collect information for her various research projects. Her work centered on market research. -Photo by T. Cape more likely to find the kind of job he desired, " she said. But this belief could often lead many students to future misconceptions, Ager said. Many believed once gra- duate school was completed, a high paying and glorious job would be awaiting them. Grad students could set their immediate expectations too high. Getting a foot in the door followed by hard work would still be required. A quality graduate program was a definite plus for any university and judging from her experience, Ager believed Northwest ' s was such a pro- gram. " I got to know the teachers on a personal basis and the classes were really good curriculum-wise, " she said. Ager enjoyed her graduate ex- perience and decided marketing was the career she wanted to pursue. . By Debby Kerr " Graduate School " Business Administration. Jennifer Ager calls upon various skills to com- plete her work. One of her responsibilities was helping with President Hubbard ' s reports. Photo by T. Cape Graduate student, Jennifer Ager works closely with President Hubbard. The president ' s high quality attitude pushes Ager to produce her best. ■Photo by D. Qieseke Graduate Ager 117 : I 1 1 Organizations Social and service organizations took charge of expanding activities for student involvement because of crackdowns in community and school policies. Greeks were most affected by the changes and tried to regain a more positive image through mandatory dry rush, sponsoring Candy Lightner with Mothers Against Drunk Driving and participating in community-wide projects. Several organizations banned together to bring alcohol misuse into the limelight by participating in Alcohol Awareness Week. They joined forces again during the United Campus Ministries Community Care Day, showing pride in their in- dividual groups as they scraped and painted Maryville homes. Students in departmental groups were less affected by new policies and ordinances, but still remained active in career days, a rodeo and social activities. Policies which affected all students were proposed by the Inter-Residence Council with a 21-and-over dorm and addi- tional co-ed living facilities. CAPs raised the price of a concert ticket and lowered the number of concerts, presenting the Romantics Nov. 10. With policy changes and new proposals, students were once again wondering what was next. Inside Scoop Greeks Beginning the year in controversy, Greeks began to examine and improve upon campus relations and changing a stereotypical image. page 120 Clubs Departmental, social and service groups provided an outlet for students to enjoy peers ' company and know- ledge. page 142 Organizations 119 Making the most Observing the rules set down by Panhellenic, Phi Mu Sorority had to search for different ways to celebrate; because the Phi Mu ' s had some cele- brating to do. Winning another Homecoming Supremacy trophy, brought their total to 10 received in the last 11 years. " Our time was cut short with Homecoming so early, " Mary McMichael said. " We worked three days a week and weekends on a three hour rotation basis. Under pressure everyone got their job done. " Homecoming brought more shouts of pride from the group as President Laurie Von Stein was crowned Homecoming Queen. " The anticipation in itself and just being a part of it all was really exciting, " Von Stein said. " But when my name was announced and all the Phi Mu ' s ran up to me afterwards and started singing, it felt like a dream come true. " Phi Mu also celebrated its 25th An- niversary on the Northwest campus. With spring semester and the end of an all-sorority probation came the return of social events such as mas- querade, informal, luau and mixers. Spring also saw other annual events such as the KDLX-Phi Mu swim-a-thon for the American Cancer Society, an Easter egg hunt for Head Start children and participation in Special Olympics. The only sorority on campus with an internal philanthropy gave the Sigma Sigma Sigma girls added incentive to raise funds for their Robby Page Children ' s Memorial. The girls raised over $300 with a balloon ascension. Each girl sold at least five tickets, which included the buyer ' s name and address. The balloon reported to have gone the furthest won a prize. Another sorority fund raiser was the second annual February snowball tour- nament. " Our snowball tournament was a big success last year, " Vice president Teri Adamson said. " It was a softball game using snowballs. This year we had more teams signed up and the winners received trophies or T-shirts. " Even with the sorority-wide proba- lioninsf only some 1 some i IS, Preside Jmfu Members of Sigma Sigma Sigma worl together toward common goals. Audra Pulley assists in making hearts for Valentine ' s Day. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Attending rush functions help pledges get to know the actives and other pledges. Donna Dominy and Carol Draheim participate in a Phi Mu ralley before Informal rush begins. -Photo by T. Cape 120 Org. PhiMu I iicaitive • Wiided IfftffijuW,,. waserwastii ■ywonballtoi, " ' OTBitiasa ' «Pfesi(fentT( a 8 Softball ' " year we ha S5ndthe»imei! T-ihiits. ' fOfity-wide pro! Of it ion in effect, Tri-Sigs found they were aniy somewhat limited. " in some aspects the probation hurt js, " President Norma Higginbotham said. " We chose not to have any dances and dances were special. But we had to " pull together and stick to our proba- tion, which we did. We had to find alternatives for entertainment. " Alternatives included a night of scary movies and popcorn with the Sig Eps instead of a Halloween mixer. With he AKL ' s, Tri Sigs threw a fiesta, com- plete with assorted Mexican dishes. In order to get to know each other before activation, pledges had old- fashioned slumber parties complete with popcorn and a new innovation to the tradition, a VCR. f " Phi Mu a Sigma Sigm PROMT ROW: Carmen Hernandez. Diane Warren. Amy Parrott. Jamie Snook. Lisa Karg. Jill Haning. Ginger Harless. Karen Hoppers and Amanda Wells. ROW 2: Chris Townsend. Tracy Brook, vice pres.; Carol Artherton, Erin O ' Rourke, Jacque Hoppers. Sharon Wright, Tami Towers and Jean Carlson. ROW 3: Lori Reynolds. Teresa Wall. Pam Reynolds. Robin Wilke. Judith Thompson, Ronda Scott. Julie Viar. Shari Roker, Amy Andersen. Lisa Blau. Jody Ridnour and Tonya Wal- lace, ROW 4: Karen Sawicki. Tami Haddox. Destiny Pugh. Kathleen Romero, treas.; Kandy Hester. Pam Bryan. Lisa Miles. Jane Carlson, Leslie Cunningham, Carrie Huke. Ann Mic- kels and Karen Dettman. ROW 5: Sarah Hassler. Jeri Johnson. Pam Davis, sec; Melsie Henning. Mary McMichael. Jennifer Shemwell. Dana Kempker, Colletta Neighbors. Heidi Fruhling. Carol Draheim and Donna Dominy. BACK ROW: Laurie Von Stein, pres.; Kristi Davis. Jill Mees. Tracy Wilmoth, Ami Day. Lee McDer- mott. Matalie Ferguson. Val Lockard. Janice Petty, Rachelle Jeffrey. Kristi Beckman and Lori Kortmeyer. PROMT ROW: Andrea Jack, Tricia Connell, Jocelyn Anderson. Marcy Boatman. Leslie Wilcox, Lisa Scimeca. Tami Headrick. Toni Goforth. Sandy Headrick. Cindy Crisler. Michelle Hodge. Sheryl Parriott, Kristine Suess and Karen Armstrong, ROW 2: Heidi Mendenhall, Debbie Roshak. Becky Veley. Robin Benefiel, Mary Scott. An- nette Boswell. Michele Flores. Joan Walters, Joanne Beattie, Cynthia Cline, Mila Carey. Teri Adamson. vice pres. and Audra Pulley. ROW 3: Sheila Heiines. Terri Clark. Lori Burnsides. Mary Beth Klein, Sandy Loew. pres.; Jennifer Bodenhausen, Daria Keast. Amy Brown, sec; Leza Heiland, Susie Adamson. Stacy Schieber and Carol Greever. BACK ROW: Barbara Demp- sey. Norma Higginbotham. treas.; Julie Briggs. Laura Lanoha. Stacey Danahy, Amy Michols. Brenda Milligan. Chris Robinson, Carol Klein, Penny Helle, Diana Beasley and Jane Arb. Org. Tri Sig 121 PROMT ROW: Theresa Anderson, Kelly Murray. Robert Brown, sponsor: Wen- dy Waldman, vice pres. and Cheryl Gill. ROW 2; Tara Payne. Amy Char- tier, Laura Wake, Lisa Rogers, Janet Beiswinger, Deb Swearingin. Connie Calonkey. Sheila Cramer. Linda Gillespie. Stacy Edwards, Missy Crawford and Tracey Kahler. ROW 3: Ann Reichert. Maureen Carroll. Diane Watson. Jennifer Hewitt, treas.; Laurie Lehane. pres.: Stacy Ehrhardt, Annie Melius. Stephanie Shatsw ell, Eliza- beth Mowers. Janice Rlckman. Ann Rickman. Laura Kastens. Kelley Langford and Barbara Konon. BACK ROW: Debbie Briece. Shelly McGure. Rozanne Mass, Becky Smith. Jennifer Drake. Tracy Pederson. Mary Yepsen, Cynthia Sypkens. Colleen Park, Kathy Armstrong. Dawn Stanger, Angel Simanu and Karen Davis. PROMT ROW: Mia Larson. Tammy Piest, Jane Searcy, Holley Bucher, Kristen Rowlette. treas.; Terri Read, Pam Euler, Kristen Duer, Vickie Hollander and Debbie Pauley. ROW 2: Elizabeth Hogan, Sherry Slade, Kelly McDowell. Sonnie Callahan. Kim Ray, Andrea Maxwell. Loree Mouss. vice pres.: Diana Antle. Denise Cabral. Maggie Beitenman and Ronda Sheets. ROW 3: Deb Ewald. Altyson Goodwyn, Lora Schordock, Susan Bath. Courtney Allison. Susie Soyland. Sherri Harding. Kerri McCoole and Amy Hollenbeck. ROW 4: Anita Lockridge. Dawn Brand. Kathy Thacker. Julie Tavernaro. Julie Hinners. Susan Johnston. Sherri Liles, Sonya Dickey, Carolyn Evans. Steph- anie Carter, Joyce Espey. pres. and Tara Karstens. BACK ROW: Libby Shaw. Kelley Brendler. Lisa Siemsen, Joy Shaffer, Marita Wurtz. Judy Wasco, Ruth McGilvrey. Jeanne Rob bins. Karen Tapp. Alece Soyland, sec. and Angle O Riley. Delta Zet Ipha Sigma Alpha ' A ' is for " My girl likes to party all the time " was a popular song by Eddie Murphy, but not too popular of a phrase in refer- ral to sorority girls, especially Delta Zeta gals. " We were allowed to have only one social function all semester and that was our winter informal, " President Stacy Smith said. The dance was held on campus and was non-alcoholic. The fines incurred also restricted participation in the Homecoming parade. But the Delta Zeta ' s pulled together and turned a bad situation in- to good, putting their efforts into a first place Variety Show skit. The girls did not let their bad start to the year get them down, especially dCi OifistmasP ' men. Another a ject popular lastheDeit alendar fei campus. Theptoc lent to the telandHei JentLauriL There everything a several. Oni Itieir sororit; " Our GP been in a Sliatswellsa 122 Org. Delta Zeta academically strong around Christmas with their Head Start Christmas party held with the Delta Chi men. Another annual money-making pro- ject popular with females on campus was the Delta Zeta ' s Men of Northwest calendar featuring various males on campus. " The proceeds of our annual project went to the Gaulladet School for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired, " Fall Presi- dent Lauri Lehane said. There was a positive side to everything and the Delta Zeta ' s found several. One was the overall raise in their sorority GPA. " Our GPA was the highest it had been in a long time, " Stephanie i ' jiShatswell said. ■■orainj An emphasis on academic achieve- ment was an important part of the col- lege experience for Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority. The sorority, which has received the scholarship trophy for highest overall GPA for the past 25 years, was proud of their academic record. Besides the scholarship trophy, other notable Alpha achievements in- cluded an award for Outstanding Greek Women ' s Organization, which they captured for the second year in a row, and winning the Greek games during Greek week. The Alphas were also kept busy dur- ing the year with numerous social func- tions. The traditional Christmas formal capped off the fall semester and a Sweetheart Dance on Valentine ' s Day helped get the spring semester off to its start. Other traditional functions the sorority sponsored included date-n- dashes, the Spring Fling and mixers with each fraternity. Members of Alpha Sigma Alpha felt it fit all types of personalities. " What was most special about our sorority was everyone did something different, " Kim Ray said, " and there was always someone to talk to. " A sense of individuality while still maintaining sisterhood, an emphasis on academic success and creating a positive image for Greeks was what the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority was all about. Decorating for the Alpha Sigma Alpha Valen- tines Day party, Leslye Thompson and Amy Hollenbeck hang streamers. The annual dance was held at the Eagles Lodge. -Photo by S. Trunkhill With " Twas the Night Before Homecoming " , Delta Zeta captures first place in the Variety Show. Geni Jo Holmes and Jennifer Hewitt act out a scene depicting Coach Vern Thomsen. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Org. Alpha Sig 123 FRONT ROW: Bill Williams. Randy Williamson, sec: Steve Anderson, treas.: Jay De Leonard, vice pres.: Doug Seipel. pres.: Lonnie Ruckman, Brad Praiswater, Doug Tucker and Steve Ruckman. ROW 2: Ronald Pro- rok, Gregg Mann, David Conklin. Chris Reed. Robin Heilig. Theo Roberts. Ed Bianchina. Joe Gunther, Jeff Allgood and Michael Melson. ROW 3: Jeff Robinson. Richard Chase. Tom Clapham. William Priestley. Dan Allen. Mike Koch. David Himan. Brian Graeve. Joe Reynolds. Hobert Rupe and Joe Wieslander. ROW 4: Eric Sorensen. Jeff Moe. John Blazek, Jim Laffoon. Eric Buglewicz. Doug Irvin. Robert Meier. Brendan Kelly. Cordin Bryars. Jimmy Pickett. Patrick Prorok and Jay Meacham. sec. BACK ROW; Dean Bitetto, Bradley Mackey, Martin Griffin. Richard Hunt. Jon Peterson, Michael Anderson, Mark Rodgers. Kyle Bjork. Roy Jones, Russell Yount. Stuart Phelps and Jay Wieslander. FRONT ROW: Teri Shackelford. Sherry Hansen. Diane Warren. Lou Harbin, Michelle Jaques and Mary Ellen Pistone. ROW 2: Renae Bohling. Karen Abbett. Angle Miller. Deana Vaughn and Donna Bianchina. ROW 3: Pam Bryan. Kris Walters, pres.: Cheryl Schendt. Allyson Goodwyn, Michelle Smith and Jane Assmann. BACK ROW: Lisa Beck. Jan Herndon. Amy Schilter, treas.; Donna Southwick. Mary Jo Musacchio. Julie Hollman and Bridgitte DeLong. 1 24 Org. Deita Chi 7 lia ' ' jm Celebrating a year of honors Voted " Best Greek Organization " of 1985, Delta Chi fraternity had approx- mately 70 members. " Delta Chi ' s didn ' t have one set per- ionality but they were big in irotherhood, " Joe Reynolds said. Working together, Delta Chi ' s spon- iored several service activities. One vhich created interest among students vas the presentation of Candy -ightner. Lightner, mother of twin daughters, one of which was killed by a drunken iriver, founded MADD (Mothers gainst Drunk Driving) in hopes of educing the number of drunken driver elated deaths and injuries. Service activities contributed to win- ning Best Greek Organization for the Delta Chi ' s as well as the President ' s Zup. This award was won through a na- tional competition in which smaller universities competed. Both awards were judged basically on campus and community involvement and leader- ship. Another service activity Delta Chi ' s opened to the community was Home Handyman Week. Seventy Delta Chi ' s spent two hours helping the communi- ty with various chores such as raking leaves, mowing grass and moving fur- niture. Christmas party for Head Start children was another activity involving members. Delta Chi ' s had a delegate in the Maryville Chamber of Commerce which gave Delta Chi ' s involvement in the Chamber also. Community projects helped keep good rapport between Maryville resi- dent and students. " We showed the community that we really cared through the Home Han- dyman program, " Daryl Covell said. The Delta Chi fraternity encouraged social as well as personal growth in its members. " It taught me how to live in the world and how to deal with people, " Vice President Jay De Leonard said. " It taught me things dorm life wouldn ' t. " Part of Delta Chi ' s success lay in the contributions and dedication their lit- tle sisters, Chi Delphians gave. Helping with Delta Chi ' s social and service activities and participating in Delta Chi functions, Chi Delphians sup- ported their brothers. Brotherhood, a Delta Chi trait, could also be found in Chi Delphians. " We were a close-knit group with a lot of friendships, " President Kris Walters said. " We were a family. " Each year Delta Chi ' s chose a Chi Delphian they felt was an overall sweetheart to be named Delta Chi Sweetheart of the year. Lisa Beck was 1986 sweetheart and had her picture displayed on the front of the Delta Chi calendar. Warm weather brings Chi Delphian Amy Mc- Clemmons out into the sunshine. The Greelts gathered in both the Spanish Den and Snacl Bar between classes. -Photo by S. Trunkhill During Greek Week, Jay Meecham, Ron Pro- rok and Bill Williams join in the Greek sing around the Bell Tower. After the sing, balloons were released to signify the beginning of the Greek activities for the week. -Photo by K. Scribner Org. Chi Delphians 125 FRONT ROW: Scott Pithan. Mark Lohnes, John Goode. Jay Halla. vice pres.; Erik Stark. Todd Killion, sec; Bradley Ford. Craig Schneider. Randy Jones. Ross Haynes and Paul Rowlett. ROW 2: Bill Thomas. Bijan Siadati. An- drew Erb, Michael Brownfield, Rick Fiest, Ron Smith. Dan Miller. Michael Barret and Todd Fleming. ROW 3: Shawn Brandt, Jim Kennedy. Tim Beach. Mike Mattson, Greg Schenck, Joe Chadwick, Ken Williams. Matt BIythe. Pete Gose and Scott OTHeal. BACK ROW: Andy Ross. Brian Schramm, Jay Votipka. Mike Tracy, Roman Gabriel. Bryan Waits, Won- Hung Woe. Randy Vander Kooi, Bruce Schlatter. Phil Murphy. Jeff Schramm, Chuck Geiger, Tim Satre. Eric Johan- nesman, Trevor Cape and Douglas Winters. FRONT ROW: Julie Ernat, Stephanie Ettinger. Dennice Cerfogli, Beckie Hein, Andrea Maxwell, sec; Kris Tucker. Sonnie Callahan and Scheila Hufford. ROW 2: Cynthia Margis. Jody Ridnour. Barbara Hein. Brenda Baker. Sherry Slade. Cheryl Knapp. Sara Frazier. Trisha Brown. Tonya Wallace, Tami Towers and Beth Crandall. vice pres. BACK ROW: Anna Book, Leslie Guy. Tina Gray, Tina Grable, Diane Reynolds, Judy Wilkinson. Lee McDer- mott, Sheri VanSickle. Linda Linn, Denise Ackley. pres.; Pam Allen and Pam Gilpin, treas. 126 Org. SigEp Sigma Phi Epsilon J Proudo was lira study Sig ¥ (3(leniics- in( Although Sigma Phi Epsilon had on iy been at Northwest for six years, it was active within the Greek system. " in six years we established ourselves in intramurals, service to the community, academics and we gainedl fs respect from other Greeks, " Mattpsi BIythe said. Most notable among Sig Eps ' ac complishments was academics. Since 1980, Sigma Phi Epsilon earned a higher Grade point average than any|Ki other fraternity, claiming five con secutive scholarship trophies. " The older guys knew the tradition DLX we had here. The thought of losing thatpntry siof Awai lent in tt " jietalions. lthoiigti :ial frater In the p theSpe Jock and! Banners featuring the Greek fraternity letters were displayed at all the home football games: The men of Sigma Phi Epsilon mark off thei group section of the bleachers. Photo by T- Cape Mud volleyball sponsored by Sigma Phi Ep silon and Golden Hearts becomes a populas event with this first place champion team o cheerleaders. Roger Bassi washes down par ticipants after a match. Photo by S. Trunkhill udof academic tradition rophy was enough to make us put in jxtra study time, " President Jay Halla iaid. " Sig Eps ' awards didn ' t end with academics. They were the recipient of Dthers including the Buchanan Dutstanding Chapter Award and Ex- :elsior Award for significant improve- ment in the chapter and in chapter operations. Although Sigma Phi Epsilon was a jociai fraternity, it was also a caring Dne. In the past, it had been associated with the Special Olympics, Heart Fund, DLX Jock-a-Thon, Maryville Food antry and sponsoring a child. " Since we were a large group, it was so easy to help. Only a little time or money from a Sig Ep went a long way when pooled with his brother ' s time or money, " Eric Johannesman said. Middle summer annually brought brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon, their lit- tle sisters and their alumni together for a weekend of work and fun. The " Duke Party " was their version of the Greek work weekend. " It was a time when everyone came back to work on the house and prepare for the coming semester. It was a great time, " Secretary Mike Kieny said. Sig Eps ' little sister organization, Golden Hearts, was also active both on campus and in the community. Their services included sponsoring an Indian girl, working with Special Olympics and KDLX ' s Jock-a-Thon. " We did our share, but we hoped to do even more in the future, " President Cindy Margis said. Aside from their association with the Sig Eps, Golden Hearts were best known for sponsoring Mud Volleyball. They also played a role in one of Nor- thwest ' s biggest events. Air Rock. " Being a Golden Heart was not only exciting, but it was fulfilling, " Anna Book said. Family ties includeu Diversity. Tiiis not only described the activities Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) participated in, but also described its members. " Our brothers were as diversified as they come, " President Steve Moss said. " We weren ' t concerned whether they were rich or poor, black or white. We wanted to know the individual. " Each member was unique and each contributed to the fraternity. " We got to know each person thoroughly, " David Cox said. " We looked for individuals who possessed those traits that would contribute to our brotherhood. " Through community activities such as a Christmas party for mentally han- dicapped children to an Easter egg hunt for neighborhood children and Community Care Day, TKE ' s found op- portunities to break away from out- dated stereotypes. " Some people thought we were only here to party, " Cox said. " Through con- stant involvement in the college and While at the Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) house, Ran- dy Wolf completes forms for the International Sweetheart Contest. The organization won the na- tional TKE Public Relations Award for its community involvement. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Together, the Tau Kappa Epsilon men and their little sisters, the Daughters of Diana, spon- sor many activities. Owen Straub and Teri Fief ask to take a picture at the annual Christmas par- ty. -Photo by S. Trunkhill community we showed we were con- cerned with what was going on around us. " As a result of this awareness, their national organization awarded the TKE Public Relations Award to the fraterni- ty. " To receive an award from nationals was an honor, " Moss said. Aside from national awards and community involvement, TKE ' s pro- vided each other with an opportunity to grow. " Diversified as we were, " Moss said, " we joined together to become one unified brotherhood. " If diversification described the TKE ' s then unification described the Daughters of Diana. Formed as an aux iliary to aid TKE ' s in many of their functions, the Daughters foun themselves filling in gaps the brothers couldn ' t. " We were there to help them, " Secretary Leanna Cashmere said. " We did what needed to be done. " To some, it appeared all theL Daughters did was work. The members felt otherwise. " We were a family, " Cashmere said. " If we needed someone to talk to, their door was always open. " Like their big brothers, the Daughters stressed individuality fe like ;ashmere» as 311 i lie Daugf hat biougtit rothers. ' e gaine TKEV jid ' Wefelt lundusclo: ourselves- " Because c Euiber gai Dnething ii whowi to iend 1 28 Org. Tau Kappa Epsilon idef ttcribed the ■ [jy of their ' J tliebroi them, " ■■•«said. " We lieilow. " PPared all " " The members ' Cashmere said, ■ " ' ■ -•alkto.iheii I lifotiiers, the I indhridiality to own lembers. " We liked to be ourselves, " iashmere said. " It felt great to be ac- epted as an individual where we didn ' t ave to change to be accepted. " The Daughters experienced a bond hat brought them closer to their big rothers. We gained friends and grew with e TKE ' s, " Vice President Terry Fief aid. " We felt a sense of belonging that ound us closer to our brothers as well s ourselves. Because of their involvement, each nember gained a chance to have omething important, " Fief said, " a riend who was there regardles " " th«h. Daughters of Diana FRONT ROW: Owen Straub, Ryan Wake, Joe Saubers. J.D. Sloan, vice pres.; Stephen Moss, pres.: Patrick Tobin, Craig Harrah, Jim Snelson and Kevin Weiss, sec. ROW 2: Stuart Gor- ton, Erich Beeson, David Capps, Alan Andrew. Dale Clymens, Tracy Howes, Ron Loida. Doug Anderson, Kevin Rugaard and Kurt Barnhart. ROW 3: Tom Leeper, John Haake, Brent Phillips. Edward Oster, Scott DeLong, Terry Pederson, Todd Huntley. Toby Pigg. Luis Marcelo Menacho and Scott Helm. BACK ROW: Roger Nielson. Brent Lettington. Michael Findley. Todd Goforth. Rod Hernandez, Thomas Drustrup, Charles Schneider, Kris Greiner. Michael Banger. David Willingham. Rick Spies and Jeff Ben- son. PROMT ROW: Linda Gillespie. Annette Boswell, Leanna Cashmere, sec; Laura Wake. Leslie Gronberg and Stephanie Sammons. ROW 2: Becke Frogge, Mary McCoy, Pam Luppens, Kimberly Baldus. Susan McKeown. Ellyn Moah, Lisa Basich and Terri Fief. ROW 3: Tracy Pederson. Tanya Zirfas, vice pres.; Kelley Langford, Kathy Donner, Anita Malcom and Sandy Odor, pres. BACK ROW: Julie Briggs. Mary Son- dag. Lori Kortmeyer. Jeri Johnson, Melissa Sanny and Jennifer Shemwell. Org. Daughters 129 Lending a helping liand While all fraternities were required to participate in community activities, Alpha Kappa Lambda (AKL) men found themselves providing help not only to Maryville citizens but to Missouri. " We did various activities with peo- ple in Maryville, " President Dan Hilliard said. " But we also helped raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) of Missouri. " Involvement in civic and community activities ranged from working iwith members of the Sheltered Workshop to participating in the Little Buddies program. " In the Little Buddies program, we worked with boys who did not have fathers, " Hilliard said. " We gained a sense of responsibility and pride from working with them. " They also worked with disadvantag- ed youth in the Sheltered Workshop. " Some of us were a little scared when we started working with them, " Vice President Tom Paulsen said. " Some had never worked with disad- vantaged youth before and because of that, we had all kinds of misconcep- tions. " We found out, however, that these people had the same likes and dislikes as we did, " Paulsen said. " After awhile you forgot they had handicaps and treated them as anyone else. " However, being involved with the community was not enough. The AKL ' s found themselves actively promoting and participating in their annual MDA Dance-a-thon. " We ' ve been active in this for over 10 years, " Hilliard said. " Our contribu- tion to the state chapter has ranged from $5,000 to $10,000, depending on the year. " " We ' ve been fortunate because it was a worthy cause and people wanted to give, " Paulsen said. " The highlight of our dance last year was the ap- pearance of the Missouri state poster Members of Kalley Filleans, the AKL little sisters, don sunglasses to perform for their brothers during spring smolder. -Photo by K. Scribner child. After we met her, we were so pumped up. " " It was one thing to donate money to a cause, " Hilliard said. " It was a dif- ferent story to meet with them. She really gave us a boost. " Besides their involvement in these programs, the AKL ' s still found time to socialize. " What we gained from being involv- ed in a fraternity is hard to put into words, " Paulsen said. " We learned how to accept people as the y were, help them when they needed it and, most of all, be a member of the family. " " Regardless of what we did or who we did it for, " Hilliard said, " we were a family and we always will be. " Organized as an auxiliary to help the AKL ' s, the Kalley Filleans (Kay Fi ' s) provided extra help in all social and civic duties. " We were there to help out with what they were doing, " Alycia Townsend said. " Whether MDA, Head Start or rush, we were there to lend a hand. " While the Kay Fi ' s provided help toil the fraternity, they also experienced many of the benefits of being involved. " Whatever they did, we were there to help them, " President Shephanie Dishon said. " We gained not only a sense of responsibility, but also a sense of pride because our efforts paid off. " But helping their big brothers wasn ' t all they did. " We were a part of their family, " Vice President Tami Haddox said. " We were there to share the good times as well as the bad. " " They were always there when we needed them, " Hilliard said " Sometimes we needed a different point of view. We could always trust their judgment. " Most members felt belonging was like having a home away from home " They enjoyed being involved as much as we did, " Paulsen said. " They were a great group to be around. They were constantly motivating us and that made all the difference in the world. 130 Org. Alpha Kappa Lambda In the high rise parking lot, Alpha Kappa Lambda (AKL) men smash cars to raise money for muscular dystrophy. The biggest money raiser for the AKL ' s was the dance-athon. Photo by S. Trunkhill Ipha Kappa Lambda 1 i f - . t Wk • «.»j « m •»%«- •-- :5 Kalley Filleans FRONT ROW: Dan Jensen. Gary Gourley, Karl Baimfulk. Chad Cramer, Ron DiBlasi, Rusty Jones. Dennis O ' Connell. Pat Okekpe and Duane Jewell, sponsor. ROW 2: Todd Car- michael, Tom Lehman, Morm Stoll, Brian Younger, Moble Oxford, Kurt Jackson, Tracy Hurst, Jeffrey Rodgers. Mike Ingram. Paul Simms. Scott Neubauer and John Reece. ROW 3: Kevin Keith, Bob Scheloski, sec; Kurt Fratske. Weslyan Susich, Dennis Havens. Dan Hilliard. pres.; Jim Dick, Thom Marshall, Roger Storey, Shane Parshall. treas.; Clifford Crisanti. Jim Thomas and Craig Fisher. BACK ROW: Tom Paulsen, vice pres.; Matthew Ed- wards. Patrick Johnson, Brad Vogel, Alan Beatty, Dave Rechsteiner, sec; Timothy Ward, Mark Miller, Kenneth Grant, Brian Fitzgerald, Pete Bales and Darrell Jennings. FRONT ROW: Kim Meek. Jayme Reiff, Laurie Hagen. Diana Meek. Lisa Kohel, Sheryl Parriott. Alycia Townsend, Jac- que DiBlasi and Cindy Miner. ROW 2; Stacy Lee, Gina Reed, Kim Wilcox, Stacey Duty. Mary Bradley, Carol Esser, Kim Noel, Lori Creamer and Sheila Becker. ROW 3: Joan Griepenstroh. Tami Haddox, vice pres.; Cindy Larson. Eileen Lintz. pres.; Kimm Jennings, Linda Brooks, Michelle Ager. Trudy Patener and Liessa Martinez. BACK ROW: RaeLynn McClendon. Sherry Weyer. Joyce McKenna. Natalie Ferguson, Stephanie Jermain. Kristen Bertoncin, treas.; Kari Bertrard, Tami Kunkel, sec. and Teresa Schuelke. Org. Kalley Filleans 131 Quality, leadership main ' o " It was quality not quantity we look- ed for when recruiting our pledges, " Vice President Jim Garvin said. With a standing membership of 40, the Delta Sigma Phi men were not as concerned with getting as many members as possible as they were with finding members who could contribute to the fraternity. The Delta Sig ' s were a fraternity that stressed academics. Much emphasis was put on performance in school. " Our fraternity stressed academics more than other fraternities and the fact they were in contention for the highest GPA award proves that, " Gar- vin said. Another quality Delta Sigs took pride in displaying was leadership. " I became more of a leader by being a Delta Sig, " President Joe Ott said. The Delta Sigs began an engineered leadership program. This way each Fraternities help in community clean-up. Delta Sigma Phi Dave Roberts ral es leaves for his neighbor. -Photo by K. Mothershead Concentrating on his shot, Kevin Freeman prepares to shoot while Jim Sl lenar, Chris Burnett and Vaugh Drake look on. Members found they could relax without the restrictions of campus living. -Photo by T. Cape member at some point would take on some type of responsibility by being in charge of an activity. Like many of the other Greek organizations, the Delta Sigs did some community work. For the March of Dimes, they pushed a wheelbarrel from Maryville to St. Joseph. " About 20 guys got together and walked the 40 miles, " Ott said. " It was really worth it, too, because we raised $800 to donate to the March of Dimes. " Other service work done by the fraternity included raking and mowing lawns in their neighborhood. An Easter egg hunt was also sponsored by Delta Sigs for Head Start children. The social life at the Delta Sigma Phi house was just as lively as at any other fraternity ' s. The annual smoker dance was held at Yesterday ' s with guest speaker Dave Lynn. Two of the most popular parties the Delta Sigs held were the tanning party and the night at the races party. " " The night at the races was especial- ly good because it gave the rushees a better chance to meet the guys, " Gar- vin said. During spring rush some of the social activities consisted of a movies night, a Hawaiian heat party and an " in the dark " party. There was no special formula for choosing the men of Delta Sigma Phi. Men chose the fraternity for a variety of reasons. " 1 felt the Delta Sigs were more open-minded and they told me what the fraternity could do for me and at the same time trusted I could do something for it, " Garvin said. They were all part of a big family. A family which included the Delta Sigma Phi Little Sisters. Ttierela jod little ! VicePresiii ai! stuck to Being P3i special. T :h morf 1 wasn ' ' itity. 3iir resj the mei iucitig t. and servini Stephanie! Service | jitlsincludi («ople and Being a tantages ai olthem. " They w( and all real lelle Fi ' 132 Org. Delta Sig focus " The relationships between the men and little sisters was a strong one, " Vice President Dee Dee Lin said. " We all stuck together. " Being part of a little sister group was special. The responsibilities were nnuch more relaxed and the financial load wasn ' t as heavy as those of a sorority. " Our responsibilities included help- ing the men during rush functions, in- troducing the rushees to old members and serving the Mother ' s Day Tea, " Stephanie Shatswell said. Service projects completed by the girls included food collecting for needy people and visiting retirement homes. Being a little sister had several ad- vantages and making friends was one of them. " They were a great bunch of guys and all really good friends, " President Michelle Fiddelke said. Delta Sigma Phi Delta Siq Little Sis FRONT ROW: Jim Turner. Allen Tat man, Quentin Albrecht, Tony Jordan. Chad Brown. Arthur Miller. Daniel Heiman and Thomas Thornblade. ROW 2: Jim Smeltzer. sponsor: Eric Salmon. Charles Hessel. Eric Lewis, Jim Jones, vice pres.: Lapsley Ewing. Dave Roberts, sec: Ron Hanson. Albert Luppens. Tim Lynch and Mark Corwin. BACK ROW: Ross Bullington. Reginald Williams. Mike McClafferty. Kevin Blixt. sec: Robert Staashelm. Dean Abbett. treas.: William Winquist, Joe Ott, pres.; Bob Salloum, Lance Dixon. Brad Anderson and Allan Rouse, FRONT ROW: Michelle Fiddelke, ires.; Tracy Turner, Theresa Heflin, Terri Schacherbauer, Julie Damiani und Michele Smith, sec. ROW 2: Jackie Young. Sherry Zimmerman. Michelle Belcher. Ram Gruver and Vicki Roy. BACK ROW: Gwen McKinley. Beth Behrends. Colleen Konzen. Andrea Parsons and Jeanette Turnbaugh. OrgVLil Sis 133 Sigma Tau Gamma PROMT ROW: Todd Slagle. vice pres.; Tod McCullough and Greg Humphrey. ROW 2: Mick Gregory, pres.; Travis Clark. Todd Scott, Cliff Holt and Ken Agey. v. pres. BACK ROW: John Man- ville. sec; Kurt Jackson, Phil Schreck, vice pres. and Scott Moll. White mdSm ' ' ' " " " FROMT ROW: Rosanne Whipple. Julie Moore. Becky Braden. Connie Calonkey. Pam Euler and Shirley Doran. BACK ROW: Leslie Cumnnings. pres.; Lyn Turner, Mila Carey, sec; Maureen Doolan. treas.: Denise Wright, Sonie Ferguson and Gina Brice. Bench pressing, John Gomel lifts the iron while Bob Jones prepares to grab the bar and set it down. Both Sigma Tau Gamma members worked out in the Horace Mann basement daily. -Photo by T. Cape Tliefellt spenl muo Ispellhei ■A lot teryvilles iwn ' s ' An said In Of liadtostrii fit we c jiy other f te facf wones, ijii " Our live in the portantly.t « were all ■orsthai sfveo year; blown out oi involver tte accusal " People. [ified to CO Slagle said, in organizi 134 Org. Sig Tau ' ■n Breaking their ' animal ' image The fellows of Sigma Tau Gamma spent much of their energy trying to dispel their stereotype of rough and rowdy ' Animal House ' boys. " A lot of people thought we were Maryville ' s answer to National Lam- poon ' s ' Animal House ' , " Todd Scott said. In order to change those ideas, we had to strive together as brothers and prove we could do the job as well as any other fraternity. " " We faced old problems as well as new ones, " Vice President Todd Slagei said. " Our goals were to get more ac- tive in the community, but more im- portantly, the campus. Because of this, we were able to discredit many of the rumors that plagued us the past five to seven years. " Problems arose from rumors being blown out of proportion, but because of involvement in campus activities, the accusations faded. " People, especially women, were ter- rified to come to the house to party, " Slagle said. " By getting our members in organizations, we were able to change those attitudes. " Attitude changes also occurred following civic duty participation. " Most people were surprised to see us working throughout the communi- ty, " Scott said. " It not only helped sway the public opinion of us, but it also gave a boost to our organization. " By sponsoring a haunted house for the Learning Center, the Sig Taus learned how to interact among people of all kinds. " Some of us had never worked with disadvantaged people, let alone with kids, " Scott said. " It was a real eye- opener. " " We won our first battle, " Slagle said. " Because of our strong brotherhood, we ' ll win the war. People have seen the changes we ' ve already undergone and they know we can get things accomplished. " When the Sig Tau ' s wanted to change their image three years ago, their first step was the formation of a little sister organization, the White Roses. " People knew we were serious about changing when we formed the group, " Slagle said. " At first, there was a lot of opposition to them, but we wouldn ' t give them up now for the world. " Established as an auxiliary to help the fraternity, the White Roses helped with rush functions, but also held ac- tivities of their own. " Our primary concern was helping our brothers, " President Leslie Cumm- ings said. " But we did more than just that. We provided a fresh outlook to what was happening. " " It helped to get a different point of view, " Scott said. " We complimented each other so much. It wasn ' t all take. We gave to each other and benefited from doing so. " " Everyone had a job to do, " Cumm- ings said. " Whether she finished it or not, she learned from the experience. " We helped motivate the guys, " Cummings said. " If they couldn ' t reach a group, we did our best to. Working together, we overcame many stereotypes. " We were proud of what we, along with our brothers, have accom- plished, " she said. " Together we were able to change people ' s attitudes. It took a lot of hard work, but it was worth it all. " Sigma Tau Gamma, Ken Agey plays cards in the Spanish Den during lunch hour. The card games among Taus became an everyday oc- curence. -Photo by T. Cape Org. White Roses 135 Out with the old, in with the With alumni such as Wilt Chamberlain, Gale Sayers, Arthur Ashe and Bill Cosby, it was evident Kappa Alpha Psi based their fraternity foundation on achievement. Receiving their national charter on March 25, 1985, the Kappas were the newest addition to the Greek system. " They received input from Tarkio and Kirksville where those fraternities were already established, " Sponsor Richard Flanagan said. " It was good to see their hard work pay off. " Achievement and goal setting were stressed to pledges as well as actives. " We stressed achievement, " said Janssen Mitchell. " We emphasized that hard work and dedication does pay off. " The Kappa ' s work and dedication were evident in community and civic projects. In October, Kappa ' s participated in Community Care Day. In November, they promoted a canned food drive for the needy families in Maryville. During the Miss 10 contest sponsored by Kap- pa Aipha Psi, Sam Mitchell dances with Michelle Johnson. The Kappas were the newest edition to the Greel system. Photo by S. Trunkhill After a house meeting, Phi Sigma Kappa members take some time to relax. Tom Leith, Brad Holmeyer, Jim Messina, Jim Porter and Chris Dierolf compete in a foosball game. Photo by L. Spies " With each project we completed, we felt a great sense of accomplish- ment, " Mitchell said. " During those ac- tivities we were brought closer to- gether. " " We found a new brotherhood, " Mit- chell said. " Most friends don ' t know you that well. Here we were able to ex- press what was going on in our heads and all the while knowing that so- meone would always be close at hand. " That brotherhood helped to destroy some of the problems they faced. " People thought we were going to be another fraternity that partied all night long, " Mitchell said. " We showed everyone we were serious about what happened around us and got involved. " This involvement led to successful community programs and a member- ship in the Chamber of Commerce. " We were one of the few fraternities to become active as a whole in the Chamber, " Mitchell said. " We showed Maryville we really cared. " Constantly striving for success. Kap- pa Alpha Psi gave its members a sense of awareness, the strength of achieve- ment and an attitude to make it hap- pen. Their list of alumni proved that to be true. While a new fraternity started a chapter, an already established one underwent some notable changes. The major change for Phi Sigma Ep- silon resulted when two national organizations merged. Phi Sigma Ep- silon became Ph! Sigma Kappa. " As a result of the merger, we ' ve become the third largest fraternity in the nation, " Vice President Todd Purdy said. Because of this, the Phi Sigs felt their organization grew a nd strength- ened. " We ' re a stronger organization, " Jon Northington said. " We ' ve grown closer, not only to ourselves, but to our nationals. " But the merger didn ' t affect their civic responsibilities. " We were very active within the com- 136 Org. PhiSigs uk ■7 ' :; achieve ■ " ■■ " vKthatti ' ' ■ " •:y started ■•■ ' " iiiSmaEp ■ ' _■ : natioiM - " i Sip Ef gna Kappa. • - ' S ' ge:, et( s»rt " ■■« ?h; Sigs ff ■? sri strength " ziiatioo. ' Jfli ' eve groii .■5e. ' ' fs,oattoo ' i :(!-:atfec!t[w •tiitnmthecoiD neuj munity and campus, " Northington said. " We held a Thanksgiving meal for our neighbors in which we renewed our relationship with them. " Besides the Thanksgiving meal, the Phi Sigs also participated in Communi- ty Care Day and hosted a Christmas party for under-privileged children. We benefited from each activity we were involved in, " Purdy said. " We also felt those who were in contact with us gained understanding about our brotherhood. " Brotherhood was not only stressed to the actives, but more importantly, to each incoming pledge class. " We care very much about our members, " Northington said. " We got to know each person individually and gained an understanding of what they believed-what made them tick. " " Even though our name changed, " Purdy said, " we were still concerned with what was going on in the com- munity, and we did our part to keep our brotherhood alive as well. " Kappa Alpha Psi FRONT ROW: Darryl Reed, David Cameron, treas.; Keith Williams vice pres. and Stephen Hill. pres. BACK ROW: Janssen Mitchell, sec; Mike Martin, Eugene Stillman and Keenan Jennings. FRONT ROW: Kevin Frenzei. treas.; Todd Purdy. Mari Huston. Marit Mc- Conkey. pres.: Marty McDermott. sec; Jeff Claxton. Randy Hoy. sec; Jon Jensen and Kent Pudenz. vice pres. ROW 2: Chuck Smith. Russell Runge. J. Steven Smethers. sponsor; Michael Scudder. Kenneth Wilmes. Tracy Decker. Rick Goodwin and James Eaton. ROW 3: Chris Bradfield. Brad Harmeyer. David Simpson. David Bourassa. Jon Northington. Rod Kooker. James Porter. Jeff Ranum. Gary McBride and Kyle Dredge. BACK ROW: Jeffrey Hollenbeck. Steven Bierle. Michael Loucks, Thad Dawson, Jacob Henderson, Andrew Reigels- berger, Jim Mozena, Scott Giles and Steve Ekiund. Org. Kappas 137 Service or social, students learn it sometimes takes A group effort jtcoiintlnj Open to accounting majors only, the Accounting Society offered a wide range of services to the campus, as well as Maryville. " During Accounting Day, we brought in speakers who would be beneficial to any aspect of the business world, " Secretary Andrea Ferguson said. " This gave everyone a chance to talk to those people who were in the working world. " Speakers focused on what to expect when interviewing, as well as working in these firms, " Ferguson said. " They also told us what classes benefited most, which really helped us. " Besides Accounting Day, members also volunteered for VITA. " VITA stood for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, " Vice Presi- dent Rhonda Vonous said. " After pass- ing exams, members volunteered to assist or complete the returns of col- lege students or Maryville citizens. " Members who helped with VITA also helped complete tax forms for people at the Autumn House, senior citizens housing and the Margaret Davison Housing Complex, limited income housing. " 1 learned more about the business and accounting world than books could teach me, " Varnous said. " It helped me realize how 1 could help peo- ple while 1 was still learning. " " The opportunities offered by the Accounting Society proved to be in- valuable, " Varnous said. " Anybody could use the services we provided. " Livestock judging team coach Tim Klepty ex- plains to team members the proper method of analyzing market lambs. Mike Woltman mouths the lamb to determine its age. -Photo by S. Trunkhill During their first year of existence, the Ag-Business Club presented several guest speakers to their me- mbers. " The speakers enabled students to become aware of the various career op- tions available to students with an ag- business degree, " Maureen Mader said. Besides informative meetings, the club had a barbecue and took field trips within the area. As the head of four other agriculture clubs on campus, the Ag Council was an organization of elected represen- tatives from such groups as Agri- culture, Horticulture, Agronomy and Ag-Business Clubs. " The Ag Council combined the effort of all the different ag organizations to set up the spring banquet and awards ceremony, " Vice President John Rehmieir said. The club also handled ag depart- ment teacher evaluations and spon- sored a barnwarming party. However, their big event was the spr- ing banquet which honored outstan- ding agriculture students and recogniz- ed the most supportive faculty member. " The Ag Club sponsored a lot of ac- tivities, " Sponsor Duane Jewell said. Some activities included Fall Barnwar- ming, a social event for members and alumni, and Jackpot Roping, a roping contest open to other college teams. One of the clubs most popular events was the Little American Royal, a rodeo patterned after the American Royal, but on a smaller scale. Jewell said merchants contributed goods to the event to be used as prizes, such as hats and belts. " It was good advertising for them, " he said. Jewell said the club raised money for projects by selling hams, pizzas and other goods, and through membership dues. " We tried to raise enough to give each member two free tickets to the banquet, " Jewell said. 138 Org. Accountlng Accounting Society members Bryan Brum ind Kevin Frenzel study for the CPA exam. By Deing in the club, members gained insight into accounting. -Photo by T. Cape Accounting Society PROMT ROW: Paula Colvin. Amy Hooker. Andrea Ferguson, sec; Lori Tietz, Rosem ary Sylvester, Trudy Meinecke. Reuben Mdomahina, Ed Browning, adviser. ROW 2: Gary Hawkins, Mitch Cochran, Kirsten Ver Dught, Edee Wheeler, Linda Linn, Paula Ripperger, Sherry Smeltzer and Jane Dunn, adviser. ROW 3: Jay Meacham, Bridgitte DeLong, Jason Morton, pres.; Shelly Steinbeck, An- nette Gude. Deiores Sothman, Julie Guyer, Shari Royer and Becky Husted. BACK ROW: Steven Gerdes. Marvin Kempton, John Timberlake, treas.; Diane Reynolds, Sandy Johnson, Dalene Smith. Denise Grisamore, Sue Bortz, Rusty Shipley and Kevin Helzer. PROMT ROW: Jodee Haer, Maureen Mader, sec. treas.; Pam O ' Connel!, Rosemary Sylvester and Duane Jewell, adviser. BACK ROW: Meal Schatz, vice pres.; Stanley Woodward, Kevin Royal, John Rehmeier and Greg Bassett. PROMT ROW: Meal Schatz, Rusty Cot- ton, pres.; Karia Engstrand, sec; Duane Jewell, adviser. BACK ROW: Keith Kinne, Brian Alliger. John Rehmeier. vice pres. treas.; Terry Jenkins and Bruce Lang. PROMT ROW: Tim Lance, Mike Ives, John Melson, Greg Bassett, Sean Smith, Chris Stoll and Paul Jorgensen. ROW 2: Troy Reif, Bryan Reasoner, pres.; Charlie Wilson, treas.; Rusty Cot- ton, vice pres.; John Rehmeter, Angela Bowles, sec; Scott Craig and Andrew Fischer. ROW 3: Marvin Bettes. ad- viser; Robin Collins, Deb Simpson, Mary Thornton, KarIa Engstrand, Pam O ' Connell. Jeri Weisbrook, Lianne Beck, Marcia Keith, Mancy Renaud and Duane Jewell, adviser. ROW 4: Becky Renfrow, Joe Byergo, Teresa Scheel, Clinton Weddle, Jodee Haer, Tamara Davis, Ron Vogelsmeier, Susan Hicks and Randy Hoy. ROW 5: Alan Fer- guson. Joe Brinser, Kent Lance, Mick Wilcoxson, Tami Graham. Michael Powell, Brian Thompson, Keith Kinne, Steve Houston, Terry Jenkins and Jason Hall. BACK ROW: Mark Laughery, Jeff Parks, Gary Miller, Paul Graves, Brian Shepherd, Tim Schafer, Dan Miller, Greg Hale, Brad Martinson, Thomas Dowell. Jim Husz, Dave Casson, Doug Bushner and Randy Gar- rett. Agronomy Club PROMT ROW: Rodney Cole, Stan Miles, Jeff Miller and Jack Beggs. ROW 2: Jeff Koster. Brian Lathrum. vice pres.; Bruce Lang, pres. and Darin Wheeler, treas. BACK ROW: Tom Zweifel, adviser; Troy Reif. Nick Wilcoxson, Brad Brenizer and Brian Alliger. Alpha Beta Alpha FRONT ROW: Laura Lamont, sec; Daria Smith, pres. and Cathy Paniamogan, treas. BACK ROW: Beth Petersen and Jim Lowry. Alpha Psi Omega FRONT ROW: Linda Jones, treas.; David Shamberger, pres.; and Jill Leonard, sec. BACK ROW: Jim Mobley, Thomas Leith, Thomas McLaughlin, vice pres.; Trisha McCue. Gerald Browning and Scott Ford. FRONT ROW: Gary Hughes. Tim Huntley, sec; Randy Reis. Thomas Dowell. Marvin Hoskey. adviser; and Darren Geib. BACK ROW: Tom Paulsen. Kevin Blair. Terry Jenkins, Brian Thompson, pres.; Eric Kumm. Keith Kinne, vice pres.; and Tom Pierce, treas. 140 Org. Agronomy iK Knowing where the books went was only part of Alpha Beta Alpha ' s duties. Members of the organization shared a common concern of interesting children in reading. " One way we interested students was by doing a presentation of Mark Twain ' s books, " Vice President Kirsten Randolph said. " These books were con- sidered the top books in Missouri. " The books were chosen by children|ccoi throughout the state. The organization then presented the books to Horacelifr Mann students, inticing them to readlvo more. But Alpha Beta Alpha wasn ' t just forljular education majors. " We weren ' t just limited to work! in a school library, " Treasurer Cathy Paniamagan said. " By joining, we were able to work in other departments cataloging materials. This opened the jiools door for those who wanted to work foilroceeds corporations. " Practical experience, regardless olliMed ing i iitetesLwas Action wa ijsailata jctiveinca " nents. tewerei iwrdsaic shows. I jiil we work mplishe AlptiaPsi theatre Jays.TI liivs in " A scho ijieallthrei n repertc ! Aiphi the fro ,nces of t tot Horace Mann Library offers a variety of children! books. Alpha Beta Alpha Adviser Holly StuaJ utilizes the card catalogue to find a selection. ■Phot[ by M. Wilson National honorary theatre society, Alpha Pl Omega presents " A Streetcar Named Desiref The group produces plays, recruits students an raises money for theatre scholarships. -Photo I S. Trunkhill nterest, was gained by participating In lie program. Action was what Alpha Psi Omega vas all about. The 11 members were ictive in campus, community and area ;vents. " We were a strong organization, " Jill .eonard said. " We did publicity for all he shows. Everyone held their own, )ut we worked together and got a lot iccomplished. " Alpha Psi Omega developed a sum- ner theatre program and produced wo plays. They also produced all three )lays in " A Texas Trilogy " during the eguiar school year. This was the first ime all three shows had been produc- ;d in repertoire by a student organiza- ion. The Alpha Psi Omega Christmas ihow, " Kaleidoscope, " toured seven jchools the week after final exams, ' roceeds from the on-campus perfor- nances of the Christmas show were -cSi » ionated to the Daily Forum fund for ■: :m .a needy families. Alpha Psi Omega was the largest single contributor. " It was a successful show, " Leonard said. " We had good weather so we could travel to all the places. It went over well. " • The organization took responsibility for decorating and equipping the green room, lobby and rehearsal studio of the Performing Arts Center. " We got to vote with the faculty and three other judges on best leads and best supporting roles for each perfor- mance, " Leonard said. " At the end of the year we had a formal awards ban- quet. " The Northwest chapter of Alpha Psi Omega received recognition from the national organization for its activities and services. The group also provided money for freshmen scholarships. To its members. Alpha Tau Alpha was not considered just another social organization. " We were concerned with providing a link to the professional world, " Secretary Tim Huntley said. " We pro- vided a link for those majoring in agricultural education and those who were already teaching. " An honorary for agricultural educa- tion majors. Alpha Tau Alpha gathered information that would be valuable to students in the future. " During April we met for our mid- way conference, " Treasurer Tom Pierce said. " During that time all the student teachers came back and related to us what we could expect. " Because we desired education degrees, we strived for and stressed in- tellectual growth as well as profes- sional growth, " Pierce said. " As teachers, we had to be on top of latest advances in agriculture, but more im- portantly the classroom. " " In this club, we trained each other to be leaders, " Huntley said. " We set examples students could follow. " i,!mA ' ' ' " ;4« ' , UnJv SiBil tudent Ambassadors FRONT ROW: Ron Loida. Stephanie Carter, Merle Teeter, Paul Rowlett and Kevin Blair. ROW 2; Jane Searcy, Dana Kempker, Pam Gilpin, Jodi Brady, Deb Simpson, Mary Pistone and Ginger Harless. ROW 3: Vernice Givens, Jeri Johnson. Edward Oster. Carrie Huke, Tami Towers, sec; Lori Mattson. Susie Soyland and Sonya Smith. BACK ROW: Brad Thien. Julie Briggs, Pete Gose, Jay Meacham, Dave Davis, vice pres.; Diane Watson. Julie Hollman, Jocelyn Anderson, Steve Eklund and Tom Leith. American Chemical Soclet FRONT ROW: Todd Nelson. Edward Bianchina. pres. and Nancy Griepenstroh. BACK ROW: Richard Landes. Harlan Higginbotham. sponsor and Emmanuel Imonitie. Giving students marketing experience is what American Marl eting Association strives to give] its members. Tonya Barker, Mark Pollock, Arlln ' Anderson, Laurie Von Stein and Sponsor Donaldj Nothstine discuss sales research. -Photo by Tj Cape American Home Economics Assoc. FRONT ROW: Leslie Miller, sec; Cindy Crisler, Amy Rice, Connie Chain and Rose Milligan. ROW 2: Stephanie Shatswell. vice pres.: Cindy Larson. Penny Helle. Shelly Brocker. Scheila Hufford and Cindy Miner, pres. BACK ROW: Wendy Miller. Gwen McKinley. Rhonda Fry. adviser; Jeanne Burgin. Sonya Palmquist and Sherry Weyer. American Marketing Association FRONT ROW: Marlene Carpenter, vice pres.; Joyce Espey. treas.; Tonya Barker. Jill Haning. Kris Tucker. Pam Gilpin, pres. and Don Nothstine. ad- viser. ROW 2: Delores Bitler. Laurie VonStein. Marita Wurtz. Stephanie Carter. Randy Sharp and Tom Dieten. BACK ROW: Stephen Johnson, Arlin Anderson. Doug Seipel, Jennifer Ager and Susan Treu. iion most s a spec to good ir Choosing n entire i iltentaski election pr Announn orapusfoti i least a I 142 Org. Ambassadors Gnder the Hubbard administration, Student Ambassadors found more responsibility on their shoulders as they strode the sidewalks of campus. " When Dr. Hubbard took over, there was more emphasis put on am- bassadors and their work, " Julie Briggs said. " He looked to us for major recruitment. He also had more contact with us by coming to some of our meetings, writing letters of encourage- ment and inviting us to his house for dinner. " " Ambassadors were a special group, " President Steve Nichols said. " An ambassador was the first impres- sion most seniors got of our school. It took a special kind of person to make that good impression. " Choosing 50 students to represent an entire university was no lightly taken task and called for an extensive selection process. Announcements were placed around campus for any student interested with at least a 2.5 GPA to apply. Informal preview sessions were then set up for present ambassadors to get to know applicants on a one-on-one basis. Chosen applicants were then invited back for formal interviews and a final vote was taken. " They were a valuable organization, especially from the perspective of a student, " Nichols said. " A senior could come and talk to a professor about pro- grams and majors, but talking to students their own age was really beneficial. " Ambassadors were also responsible for working office hours in the Admis- sions office, sending personal letters to possible students, traveling with recruiters and sponsoring Senior Day. The Student Member Section of the American Home Economics Associa- tion (SMS-AHEA) broadened its in- terests to include more state and na- tional activities. Attending workshops was important to the organization. The fall workshop was held in War- rensburg with 10 local members atten- ding. " Face to Face with Your Profes- sion " was the theme. Guest speaker Janet Helm gave members insight in the area of home economics com- munications. " Attending workshops was a great opportunity to hear speakers in our profession, " President Cindy Miner said. The national SMS-AHEA convention was held in Kansas City during spring semester. Members were also involved in the state organization. Both state Presi- dent Penny Helle and Secretary Miner were from the local group. The group also held a study break party during fall semester finals, wat- ched a film on Osteoporosis and made valentines for 107 Maryville Health Care Center residents. Miner felt a great deal could be learned from joining the organization. " Being in SMS-AHEA gave students in home economics a chance to study their profession through involvement locally, statewide and nationally, " Miner said. The American Marketing Associa- tion (AMA) was designed to help students with marketing majors to bet- ter understand their job possibilities and requirements. AMA took several field trips to check operations of certain corpora- tions. During one trip to the University of Missouri at Kansas City, members had a chance to hear representatives from several corporations discuss how their businesses were operated. " We liked to see how a corporation was set up and how it differed with others, " President Pam Gilpin said. Their major event was Marketing Day. " Four speakers from Kansas City came and told us about their corpora- tions, " Gilpin said. " They talked about their own corporations and how we could make a career in marketing or sales. It gave us some one-on-one in- teraction with people who know about different careers. " Student Ambassador Tami Towers gives a tour by the Administration Building to high school students. Ambassadors represented the university and helped recruit new students. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Org. Am. Marketing Assoc. 1 43 Amer. for Personnel Admin FRONT ROW: Roberta Scroggie. Kathy Peterson, Shelley Lewis and Dr. Charles Rarick. adviser. ROW 2: Susan Parsons. Lynda Ahlschwede. Cathy Varnum, Cynthia Sherrill, sec; Kristen Bertoncin and Charissa Barr. BACK ROW; James Lauridsen, treas.; Wayne Cole, pres.; Ruth McGilvrey, Brad Anderson and Dirk Tarpley, vice pres. PROMT ROW: Becky Gambs. Carolyn Hensley. Mike Marth. Jack Maxted. Becky Stevens and Paul Mailory. BACK ROW: Willard DeZurik-Vida. Cathy Lockwood. Holly Johnson, Beryl Curran, Brian Klapmeyer. Lynnette Knight and K. Zosar. Assoc, for Computing Machinery FRONT ROW: Theresa Vlach. Kiang Pang, David Steinhauser, Tracy Corl, treas.; Merry McDonald, adviser; Gary McDonald, adviser and Steve Hacker, pres. BACK ROW: Christopher Crisslem, Stephanie Biggerstaff, Deborah Dankof. Lynette Richardson. Jill Novotny and Diane Rohe. ROW 3; Scott Land, Matt Hoyt. Brian Grier, Robert Moulder. Chris Wiggs. Dale Long and Mark Hartman. sec. ROW 4; William Hathhorn, John Laughlin, vice pres.; Dewayne Christensen, William Cain, Renzo Casillo, Edward Alt, Steve Sestak and Bruce Waltke. FRONT ROW: Ariadna Espano, Donna Saunders, Sandy Smith, Susan Acker. Kathy Peterson and Tina Hutton. ROW 2: Brent Fletchall, Bruce Bennett, pres.; Beth Slater, Forrest Cornelius and Chris Cornelius, advisers; Jamie Valentine and David Neill. BACK ROW: Tim Anderson, Ron Dow, Kari Rhoades, Cliff Hatchette and Grant Schultz. Computer terminals in Owens Library allowed students to practice programming. Renzo Casillo works on a class project. -Photo by S. Trunkhill GfOi The Am«f I help stu£ nderstanii « ke. WetrieiJ t knowWi entJeriW To accom( surs and hi peak to ner ' Wetoytet oai plants i ilked with I msaid ' Wf jtalk onstheywe Eyh Johnson s lis tent styles ly wanted I 1 44 Org. Personnel Admin. The American Society for Person- el Administration ' s (ASPA) goal was 3 iielp students in management to nderstand what their jobs would be ke. i J " We tried to enlighten and broaden le knowledge of people in personnel o they could see what day-to-day work t their jobs would be like, " Vice Presi- ent Jeri Johnson said. To accomplish this, ASPA went on 3urs and had people come in and peak to members. " We toured to see what exactly went n at plants and then we sat down and alked with the management, " John- on said. " We also brought in speakers D talk about how they got the posi- ons they were in and what programs ley had implemented. " Johnson said this way members ould familiarize themselves with dif- ;rent styles and better decide where ley wanted to work after graduation. The biggest project for the Art Club was its art show and sale, sponsored at the end of every semester. The sales consisted of several pro- jects done by art students, mostly ceramics and paintings. " We usually brought in a lot of money at our show and sale, " Carolyn Hensley said. " Most students tried to get involved in it. " Members of the club planned to take a trip to a museum. " Part of the profit from the sale went back into the Art Club, " Hensley said. " We saved quite a bit of money so we could take a trip to a Kansas City museum or someplace like that. " The club also had guest speakers come in and talk to them. " We had guest artists give demonstrations and informal discus- sions, " Hensley said. " Then they usual- ly had a slide show and explained their work. Afterwards, they displayed their work in the gallery for people to see. " The main emphasis for the Associa- tion for Computing Machinery (ACM) was " exchanging ideas, " President Steve Hacker said. ACM met throughout the semester to discuss advancements in the com- puter field. Treasurer Tracy Corl said group members had the opportunity to learn about a variety of computer- related topics. " We talked about artificial in- telligence and computer architecture, which was the internal design of a com- puter, " Corl said. " We had two sem- inars, one on Word-11, a computer language, and one where we taught people about digital command language and how to use it on the VAX. " Hacker said ACM allowed members an opportunity to learn about new computer developments. " The association gave people with the same major a chance to discuss new technology in the computer in- dustry, " he said. ACM members found time to let off some steam with a Mexican Fiesta held at the home of Drs. Gary and Merry McDonald, ACM sponsors, and a lawn party. The group made field trips to Kansas City, to T.W.A., where they observed the corporation ' s use of computers and to Harmon Industries, which used com- puters in the railroad industry. " They (T.W.A. and Harmon In- dustries) hired quite a few people from Northwest, so we wanted to see what they did, " Corl said. The Baptist Student Union (BSU) " helped students to learn more about themselves, others and God, " Cliff Hat- chette said. Extending a warm welcome to students in the fall by providing a con- cert featuring the Michael Porter Band began BSCJ ' s year. Not only did BSCI reach students, but it also went outward and helped area churches through mission trips. Members of BSG helped churches in need throughout the area. Carefully, Mike Marth prepares the wood for print making. At the end of each semester, art students displayed their work in the Art Club show and sale. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Org. Baptist Students 145 Bearcat High Performance Team FRONT ROW: Pat Ryan, sec; Kevin Larson, pres. and Todd Randoi. BACK ROW: Larry Heckman and Jerry Price, treas. FRONT ROW: Linda Johnson, Theresa Kinder, vice pres.; Mary Beth Bishop, pres. and Leslie Smith, sec. BACK ROW: Kenneth Minter, adviser; Darren Gunderson, Emily Irwin, Jo Anne John, Larry Rizzo and Kenny Jaynes. Blue Key FRONT ROW: Darrel Geib. treas.; Thomas Leith, Tim Beach, Bruce Lackey and Dr. Patrick McLaughlin, sponsor. ROW 2: Steve Sestak. Dave Klein, sec; Dan Allen, Steve Ander- son, Art Miller and Steve Nichols, vice pres. BACK ROW: Edward Oster, Joe Ott, Brian Thompson. Mark Stevens, Jim Turner, pres.; Bruce Lang. Campus Activity Programmers FRONT ROW: Janet Beiswinger. Lisa Linhardt. treas.: Bradley Ford, pres.; Michelle Belcher, vice pres.: Sonya Smith, sec. and Chris Rounds. ROW 2: Sandra Jensen, Mary Kaler, Christina Barber, Cheryl Blackmore and Kristin Ekblad. ROW 3: Leanne Luse, Michelle Gibler, Sharon Kitching, Angel Simanu, Janet Maynor and Stephanie Brewster. BACK ROW: Teddi Frechin, Ronnie Moppin, Lori Thompson, Janet McQautha, Larry Garcia and Robin Fletchall. Biology research becomes an important discussion topic at Beta Beta Beta meetings. Steve Hale uses the microscope to examine dif- ferent organisms and takes notes for meetings. ■Photo by S. Trunkhill Groi 1 46 Org. Bearcat High Perf. Group effort a«iinsdi All 15 members of Beta Beta Beta " " 9§strived to make the honorary an asset to biology majors. The group sponsored speakers at two different meetings. Mary Beth Bishop discussed her Hawaiian marine biology study and Dennis Nowatzke discussed his summer Arizona conser- vation internship. " Tri Beta was a way to talk to others with an interest in biology, " President Theresa Kinder said. Collecting $150 for the group, Beta Beta Beta sold plants and books donated by biology professors. Members of Beta Beta Beta must have achieved a 2.7 QPA and a 3.0 biology GPA and have completed at least three biology classes. " At our meetings we talked about re- cent research and classes, " Kinder said. The group planned a tour of Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge and a banquet. Blue Key was an organization made of leaders. " Blue Key was a leadership organiza- tion which recognized student ' s ac- complishments, " Steve Nichols said. They co-sponsored the Tower Dance with CAPs. Blue Key was mainly in charge of the queen election and serv- ed as hosts at the dance. " Since we were a small group, we did not get involved with several campus activities, " Darrell Geib said. " But we were and still are hopeful with increas- ed membership, that we will become more active. " Maryville-the entertainment capital of Northwest Missouri. To some people that would sound a little far-fetched, but to members of the Campus Activity Programnners (CAPs) it was the truth. " We (CAPs) were responsible for the majority of entertainment on campus, " Vice President Michelle Belcher said. " People didn ' t realize that our organization chose everything, " Presi- dent Jim Inman said. " Our problem was that Northwest was a suitcase col- lege. It was hard to get people to par- ticipate if they went home. " Because of this, CAPs underwent major changes. The first of the changes came with the election of officers. The second was public relations. " When we (the new officers) took our offices, we sat down and put our priorities in order, " Inman said. Part of the change came in the form of a new logo, a new look. " Our intent was to plaster the cam- pus with our new logo so we were more exposed to students, " Belcher said. " If we spent $5,000 to promote something and only a few people came, then our program needed to reach more people. " Another way CAPs intended to reach students was through a survey. " We did this in an attempt to find what types of things the majority of students wanted to see, " Inman said. Some of the performers for the mini- concerts were in music: Buddy Rich, The Rave, The Dogs? and The Jacks. Comedian Claire Burger, Ventriloquist Still and Max and Dr. Joyce Brothers also appeared. The main feature was The Romantics who performed at the fall concert. " The Romantics were great, " Jenny Fleming said. " The warm-up band could have been better, otherwise the show was pretty good. " A problem that plagued CAPs during the fall concert and other events was low attendance. Because of that, the spring concert was cancelled. " We decided to save our money and get a well-known band for next fall, " Belcher said. " To compensate, we brought in Bud- dy Rich and Dr. Joyce Brothers, " In- man said. " We felt the diversification would benefit us more. " While CAPs experienced some pro- blems, they continued to provide a wide range of entertainment for students. " After all, " Inman said, " we were the entertainment capital of Northwest Missouri. " The Romantics bass player Mike SItili strums a strong bacl bone for tfie concert Nov. 10, sponsored by CAPs. Siiill and Coz Canler wrote seven of the 1 tracks for the " Rhythm Romance " aibum. -Photo by S. Trunkhili Org. CAPs 147 Cardinal Key FRONT ROW: Mary Ellen Pistone. Jean Kenner. adviser: Jennifer Jones, pres.; Tracy Jo Broole. vice pres.; and David Klein. ROW 2: Jim Turner. Tim Beach. Sonnie Callahan, Altyson Goodwyn. Kathy Roach. Kyle Roach and Charlene Johnson. BACK ROW: Aaron Bush. Edward Oster, Mark Hart- man, treas.; Martin Mish. Brian Thomp- son. Tim Anderson. Denise Grisamore, sec; Laurie Von Stein and Maureen Mader. PROMT ROW: Beverly Owen. Laura Wake. Linda Cannes, Jamie Snook. Brenda Baker, Melinda Hanshaw, Joanne Beattie and Elizabeth Hess. BACK ROW: Jeff Miller. David Hunt. Bruce Lackey. Mike Shepherd. Todd Messer, John Yates and Mike Lehman. Christ ' s Way Inn FROMT ROW: Tammie Cain. Linda Lewis. Veronica Losh, Bujhra Muru and Justanti Wardojo. BACK ROW: Roger Charley, Debbie Matthews, Lisa Courter, Linda Johnson and Zille Khan, PROMT ROW: Kathleen Neiderheiser, treas,; Teresa Heckman, Amy Fargo, pres,: Amy Rice and Susan Bury, BACK ROW: David Warburlon, adviser: DeeDee Denke, Mike Brill, Wendy Miller, sec: and George Hinshaw, spon- sor. Cardinal Key Honor Society con- centrated on efforts to raise $200 at basketball and football games for Juvenile Diabetes. The club recognized students for their scholarship and leadership abilities. Adviser Jean Kenner said the students discussed the future direction of the university regarding the academic reorganization. The group had guest speakers, as well as a variety of other social and learning activities. One of the highlights of the year in- cluded the unique induction ceremony. " At about 5:30 a.m. active members woke the new members and brought them breakfast, " Jennifer Jones said. " After that they were in- itiated into Cardinal Key and wore a symbolic key on a red ribbon for the whole day. " The honor society also sent Allyson Goodwin to the national convention in 1 48 Org. Cardinal Key con- " WB said the ' isction r«3« ' iiing the ' - o ' oyp ' fli as a variety ' " igaaivities. of itie yearly ri;« induction 3:30im.activ( " wmbersaiK ' knk ttiey were in- 1 ' and ore i " ribtxxifortlK aisosM fil convention ij Arkansas. Goodwin was elected as na- tional secretary. Teamwork and dedication. For members of the Cheerleading Squad, these were a necessity. Practicing four times a week helped the squad perfect its cheers, tumbling and dancing. The dedication garnered them Excellent and Superior ratings for cheerleading performance at Southern Methodist University last summer. " We were chosen as one of the top eight schools in the dance competion, " Co-captain Jamie Snook said. " The honors we received made all the work worth it. " Besides these honors, Linda Carnes and Bruce Lackey were selected as All- Americans by the National Cheer- leading Association. " Linda and Bruce were always psyching us up, as well as making us want to do better, " Melinda Hanshaw said. " Their enthusiasm helped us work together as a team. " Teamwork helped mold these peo- ple into one group. " We all had to learn how to get along with people, when to criticize and when to compliment each other, " Snooks said. " We weren ' t out there for ourselves, " Hanshaw said. " It was a team effort. " Christ ' s Way Inn gave interested students a chance to discuss their religious beliefs and go on several trips. The group went to the Ozarks, took a skiing trip to Kirksville and worked at Cookson Hill on the Kansas-Oklahoma border. At Cookson Hill, students spent time with residents and helped renovate the environment. The group also par- ticipated in " adopt a grandparent " pro- gram. They made several trips to area nursing homes for visits. The group gave support not only to the communi- ty, but to its own members. " Christ ' s Way Inn gave me spiritual uplifting and insight to everyday oc- curences through a Christian at- mosphere, " Tammie Cain said. Rocking eight hours for leukemia and buying lights for parking lots were just two donations of time and money given by Circle K. Circle K, a Kiwanis sponsored group, concentrated on community and cam- pus service projects. The rock-a-thon for the Leukemia Society raised $400 for the charity. The $1,500 donation for lights for on-campus parking lots and walking areas was made possible through funds raised the previous year. Although Circle K had only 12 members, the group was interested in the quality rather than quantity of members. " 1 got personal satisfaction from helping the people in my community grow, " Co-president Lisa Lentes said. Besides the rock-a-thon, the club helped at basketball and football con- cession stands, sold carnations and sponsored parties for the elderly. Christ Way Inn promoted Christian faith through singing and Bible study. Veronica Losh accompanies students singing hymns. Photo by M. Wilson Practice allows for precision routines. In the Horace Mann Gym, the cheerleaders perfect their performance for the home basketball game against Southeast. -Photo by T. Cape OrgVCircle K 1 49 m Data Processing MgmtTSssoc T FRONT ROW: Melissa Sanny. Becky Renfrow. treas.: Ben Thong and Patty Rathkamp, sec. ROW 2: Kevin Sohl. Robin Collins. Dave Coie. Bushra Nuru and Dr. Ron Moss. BACK ROW: Steve Sestak, pres.; Steve Woodward, vice pres.; Bruce Waltke, Dale Long and Todd Scheerer. FRONT ROW: Kyle Roach, Sherri Miller, pres. and Mary Furler. treas. BACK ROW: Dee Powers, sec: Phil Kenkel. Alan Behrends and Holly Ben- ton, vice pres. Forms for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ' convention must be filled out by those | students planning to attend. At the meeting, Kyle Guenther gives each member a form. -Photo by T. Cape GtOi Discoveriw jfssingwofW tessinj pres monthi gtadyates. tosdyke. » ,arsp«al ' DPMA»a; tofindoui like, " Vic ■dsaid. Thehigiilii [opularity t they English Honor Society FRONT ROW: Raul Chacon, Kelley Clem and Dr. David Slater. BACK ROW: Jessica Hammond, Sally Ten- nihill and Sandy Odor. Fellowship of Christian Athl; PROMT ROW: Randy Sharp, treas.; Lynette Heitmann, sec; Joy Van Sickle, Cindy Wolfe, Cassandra Williams and Bryan Gash. BACK ROW: Kevin Shatswell, Kyle Guenther. co- pres.; Karla Mucke. David Watkins. co- pres.; Kimberely Wilson. Tim Luke and Dr. Lionel Sinn, sponsor. 1 i ' i mB ' 150 Org. Data Process. Group effort Discovering what the real data pro- cessing world was like, the Data Pro- cessing Management Association (DPMA) presented guest speakers at their monthly meetings. Northwest graduates, Kyle Creveling and Caria Wasdyke, were two of the more popular speakers during the year. " DPMA was used mainly as a way for us to find out what jobs were going to be like, " Vice president Steve Wood- ward said. The highlight for the group was the popularity of the Computer Expo which they helped set up vending goods. " Since the Expos went over well, we planned to help hold another one, " President Steve Sestak said. The group also sent out newsletters and held picnics. English Honor Society was compos- of English majors and minors who have completed 20 hours of English courses and achieved a 3.0 QPA in those classes. " Our purpose was to provide enrich- ment in the fields of literature and English, " Sponsor Dr. Leiand May said. " Many of our programs were oriented to book reviews, slide presentations on literary England and poets and writers speaking to the group. " The society was affiliated with the national organization Sigma Tau Delta and members could join that group also. A major event for the group was the new member initiation and dinner which was held in the fall. " We basically wanted to enrich study in any literary pursuit, " May said. Sharing in fellowship with the Lord and with friends, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) changed the focus of their weekly meetings. The group concentrated on Bible studies and Christian growth. Kyle Guenther felt this new focus was a positive alteration. " We had a lot of dedicated people sharing with the group which helped form a good core of FCA members, " he said. As a result the attendance at meetings increased. Along with fellowship, the group viewed several films on cults and a concert clip of Keith Green. Another highlight for members was spring and summer conferences at William Jewell College in Liberty. Members went to the conference as huddle leaders of high school FCA groups and par- ticipated in a weekend of fellowship and athletics. Students of FCA also provided their services to Maryville citizens. Com- munity Care Day, the foster parent pro- gram and other community volunteer work were some of the other services. Checking over a printout, Steve Woodward does a lot of work with computers. Woodward is a member of Data Processing Management Association. -Photo by S. Trunkhill OrgVFCA 151 Group effort Members of the Finance Club had a significant year when they earned association with their national organization. " We received membership to the Financial Management Association (FMA) and with that, the FMA Honor Society for finance majors, " Sponsor Dr. A. B. Kelly said. The club also took a trip to the Kan- sas City Federal Reserve Bank and Board of Trade. This was funded through dues, bake sales, car washes, T-shirt and button sales. A great deal of practice and dedica- tion was required of members in the Flag Corps. They practiced for two hours Monday through Thursday and extra hours during the weekend for home games. " 1 appreciated the hard work when we received a positive crowd re- sponse, " Judy Scott said. Captains choreographed perfor- mances with the other members ' input. One auxiliary to the Marching Band is Flag Corp. Julie Hoilman marches onto the field for pre-game entertainment. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Rankin Airport provides an opportunity to learn about aviation. Flying Bearcat Club members examine the airplane. -Photo by J. Johnson 152 Org. Finance Club One of the highlights of Flag Corps was being able to perform at other universities. Auditions for the group were held in April and anyone was eligible to try out. The captain invented a routine and prospective members performed in front of judges. Dedicated to the study of aviation, the Flying Bearcat Club was an addi- tion to campus organizations. " The group was formed in the early days of the university, but it died out, " President Ron Hanson said. " We got it going again last year. " Even though Northwest didn ' t offer an aviation degree, the club " opened doors for members if they ever wanted to pursue it later, " Hanson said. Members helped each other with course work and talked about common interests in aviation. Safety seminars with guest speakers were also held at Rankin Airport. Small, but mighty, would best describe Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTCI). With only 10 members, QTCl honored outstanding students majoring or minoring in geography. " GTCI was an International Honorary Geographical Society, " President Dave Davis said. " Worldwide, there were on- ly 40 chapters. " " It was an honor to be part of such an elite society, " Treasurer Andy Dinville said. " It was an extra pat on the back foraiobwell Besides academic lev particip ' e jtapiiicalSci gram allowei scientistsitei i on t fidsingeo Part of ourselves wa spez itained in CI jas going or femighl W we were ladaccompl n ]for a job well done. " Besides maintaining a higii iacademic level, QT(J was selected to participate in the Visiting Geo graphical Scientist Program. This pro- gram allowed the chapter to contact scientists teachers to visit campus and speak on current experiments and trends in geography. " Part of the standard we required of ourselves was to promote knowledge through speakers, " Dinville said. " We maintained our academic level by keeping in constant contact with what was going on. " " We might have been a small group, but we were mighty proud of what we had accomplished, " Davis said. FRONT ROW: Michael Koch, Sherri Grabill. pres.: Jim Turner. Eric Down- ing, vice pres. and Karmen McMahon. BACK ROW: Craig Ross, sec: Bryan Brum, Alicia Macias. Edward Oster and Tom Cirlts. FRONT ROW: Judy Scott. Melissa San- ny. Judy Wasco and Steff Specie. BACK ROW: Lisa Siemsen. Sheila Haines. Kay McKaskel. Nancy Mc- Cunn. Becke Frogge. Terri Schacher- bauer. Cindy Ranum and Julie Hollman. FRONT ROW: Ron Hanson, pres.: Kurt Roach, treas. and Lora Schordock. BACK ROW: Craig Schwienebart. Dave Roberts, vice pres.: Sue Schade and Neal Schatz. Gamma Theta Gpsilon FRONT ROW: Kyle Roach, Roger Rinas and Rodney Foster. BACK ROW: Jay Myers, Diane Rhodes, vice pres. and Dave Davis, pres. Org. Gamma Tau Epsilon 153 Group effort Trying to unite people in the dorms and get them involved was the purpose behind Perrin Hall Council, Vice Presi- dent Irene Brown said. Activities that helped promote this were the roommate game, Perrin street dance and freshmen initiation in which " big sisters, " those being upper classmen, and " little sisters, " those be- ing freshmen, were grouped for the purpose of aiding with problems freshmen encountered. Money raised through fund raisers promoted unity and involvement, pur- chased items for the dorm or sup- ported activities for the benefit of Per- rin residents. Working towards a " home away from home " atmosphere was the main objective of Miliikan Hall Council. Programming and purchasing items for the hall were means of gaining the residents respect and pride in their new home. Miliikan beach parties promoted this atmosphere by " giving residents a chance to meet other residents, " Vice President Michelle Baker said. Modern cooking technology also 1 L Jir -9 Geography student Steve Fox draws a reassessment map for Jefferson county. Members of Qeology Qeography club work together to gain practical experience. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Modeled after " The Mewlywed Game, " The Roommate Game was sponsored by Perrin Hall. Nancy Kriz gets a contestant ' s response to a question. -Photo by V. Bernard found its way to Miliikan Hall when a microwave was purchased through the efforts of hall council. " Through hall council and its efforts, I became more outgoing and interac- tive within my hall and floor, " Vicki Homan said. Building morale to create a better living atmosphere for residents were Dieterich Hall Council ' s intentions. " Hall council helped me, as a freshman, meet people through their activities and 1 wanted to do the same for incoming residents, " Vice Presi- dent Steve Rouw said. The traditional campus-wide Hallo- ween dance and dorm-wide tug-of-war competition sponsored by hall council brought much interaction with Dieterich residents, and in turn helped build the morale Dieterich Hall Council worked towards. South Complex Hail Council was essential for resident communication and involvement. " It (Hall Council) let residents ex- press opinions and a voice in hall and campus activities, " Historian Donetta Cooper said. Money raised was used for Homecoming activities such as dances and for purchasing items that would be of use to South Complex. North Complex Hall Council served basically the same function as South Complex. " Hall Council gave everyone in the hall a chance to get together, discuss ideas, plan activities and get ac- quainted with other residents, " Presi- dent George Qurnett said. " It kept the hall together. " North Complex allowed floors to come up with activities while they funded them. These activities ranged from movie nights to pizza parties. 154 Org. Geology Geology-Geography Club FRONT ROW: Todd Hixson. vice pres.; Ted Goudge. sponsor; and Andrew Dinville. pres. BACK ROW: Dave Davis. Lyie Blanchard. Calvin Widger and Zeialem Sahle. : !■■■■■» Councils w Pi i H % L % l H sXf.l r0: i S; " " j " ' -1 wt FRONT ROW: Michelle Baker, Millikan vice pres.; Ailesa Bird. Millikan treas.; Kenna Johnson, adviser; Eleesa Bax- ter, Millikan sec; and Gayle Pounds, Millikan pres. ROW 2: Deb Epley, Franken vice pres.; Sue Kelly, Franken pres.; Judi Calhoon. Franken treas. and Marti Stuart, Franken sec. BACK ROW: David Behrens. Phillips vice pres.; Shawn Smith, Phillips pres.; Steve Rouw, Dieterich vice pres.; Ed- ward Oster, Dieterich treas. and Douglas Rossell. Dieterich pres. Hudson, Perrin and Roberta Hall Councils FRONT ROW: Rachelle J effrey. Rober- ta vice pres.; Julie Ernat, Perrin vice pres.; Julie Damiani, Hudson treas.; Valerie Bernard and Jackie Hemme, Perrin treas. BACK ROW; Cris Welsh, Perrin sec; Kelly Murray, Roberta pres.; Sloane Searcy, Perrin pres.; Bar- bara Allen, Hudson vice pres.; Andrea Johnson, Hudson pres. and Amy Ellison, Hudson sec. Morth South Complex Hall Council FRONT ROW: Paul Rowlett, North Complex vice pres.; Greg Geib, North Complex pres.; Bobby Cohens, North Complex sec and Pam Crosby. South Complex treas. BACK ROW: Rick In- mae, North Complex treas.; Debbie Walker. South Complex pres.; Leroy Hornbuckle. South Complex vice pres. and Karen Ford, South Complex sec Org. Hall Councils 155 FRONT ROW: Jacqueline Johnson. Michelle Lewis, sec.; Kathy Gates, LaDonna Munley and Janet McGautha. ROW 2: Teri Smith. Samuel Mitchell, April Renfrew. William Buck and Carol Givens. ROW 3: Michael Givens, Dayna Brown, vice pres.; Joseph Dismuke and Clairessa Washington. BACK ROW: Alexis Munley, Brian Major, Drector Collins, pres.; Tamela Williams and Carla Austin. FRONT ROW: Lorie Orr, David Steinhauser. Christina Barber and Susan Bury. ROW 2: Neal Schatz. Elizabeth Hess, Kelley Clem. Lori Niemann and Lisa Walkwitz. ROW 3: Kevin Sohl, Theresa Vlach. Michael Dunlap, Tim Hume, Becky Teal. Col- leen McDowell and Sara Leib. BACKROW: Dewayne Christensen. Mike Kelley, Bill Brooks, JoAnn Jenkins, Jayson Prater, Donovan Lam- bright and Scott Land. FRONT ROW: Kevin Larson, sec; Leroy Hornbuckle, pres.; Kevin Patter- son, vice pres.; Jack Beggs, treas. and Ron Rydberg. ROW 2; Pat Ryan. Glenn Dutch. Mike Clark, Herman Collins, Reginald Williams and Keith Blunt. BACK ROW: Dennis O ' Connell, Todd Randol, Scheila Hufford, Kerry Carlberg, Jerry Price and Bill Priestley. FRONT ROW: Kent Pudenz. treas.; Phil Schreck. sec; Doug Seipel and Dan Allen, pres. BACK ROW: Patrick Johnson, Jay Halla, Randy Vanderkooi, Keith Williams and Kevin Wells. Industrial Arts Club nter-Fraternity Council Group effort Receiving the MCCA award f ronn (d f ' ' ' ' ' ' Maryviiie Citizens for Community Ac-i ' ' ' ' ' tion was a highlight for Harambee. lemacM The group held their Third Annual (og ' i ' i " Harambee Banquet which was enter- Sow i " " tained by Kathryn Dunhan and Dance itfii ' ' " Troupe. A canned food drive was theii 1 ' 5 3 main service project. aid " P " Harambee gave me the opportunity lorejtwu ' ' to meet students and helped promote Indusw black awareness among all students or aiiceof gs campus, " Dayna Brown said. fee firsts i Also, Harambee gave a wide variety toHomec! of opportunities to meet other people M ' tioi ' S ' ' by holding a Halloween party, skating Ktivedsect party and several other social gathen oss. Ours ings. iW " ' " " Harambee gave me the opportunity fioyHornbi to meet university officials and i ' niair ( helped me to understand and work loneywastc with other cultures, " April Renfroe timniuH said. stdtofui The Honors Club was composed o i, a spring students taking part in the University ' s WOverha honors program. " The program offered acceleratedJK the gov classes to academically talented slemities. ' students, " Mike Dunlap said. " There Cs was more of an emphasis on reading iiftaternily and discussion than in other classes. " mlvedino Members of the club had receptions TheyfC 156 Org. Harambee C ' ■ " 3»ard fro p j meetings with the professors who aught the honors courses, which gave was em aid hem a chance to learn more about the rogram and get to know each other. Some honors classes were discon- " and Dan jnued because of lack of support. ' " ' •astluB " It was a good program, " Dunlap lid. " If people would get behind it ore, it could continue to improve. " ffnulM Industrial Arts Club found a new ' - ' entsoi ource of gaining money by winning hree firsts in the last five years for M heir Homecoming floats. Although this year ' s float only iteti eceived second place, ' it wasn ' t a total Sathe OSS. " Ours was the only one they had a )icture of in the paper, " President oftui .eroy Hornbuckle said. A main emphasis for using the noney was to set up a scholarship fund Apfii Renfeo or an industrial arts major. They also ised their funding for a Christmas par- ' weomposMi y, a spring picnic and a tour of the versitj rWA Overhaul Day in Kansas City. The Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC) :«at8 as the governing body of campus i ' .m raternities. Sponsor Bruce Wake said PC ' s main function was to set policies or fraternity rush. The group was also nvolved in community projects. " They (IFC) have one or two projects : asses, -ceptiofi they did as a whole, then each fraterni- ty had its own projects, " Wake said. IFC had an annual scholarship award to the fraternity with the highest grade point average. Also, IFC gave members a chance to work together. " IFC broadened my horizons when meeting and working with other frater- nities, " President Dan Allen said. " It also fostered spirits of cooperation that 1 didn ' t know about. " Many organizations addressed Student Senate on various issues. Harambee members discuss plans for Blacl Awareness Weei on cam- pus. -Photo by R. Abrahamson Woodworking is one industrial arts project. Kevin Patterson carves indentions on a table leg. ■Photo by S. Trunkhill OrgVIFC 157 International Student Organization PROMT ROW: Juan Blanco, sec; Ren- zo Casillo, pres.; Arun Mehra, vice pres. and Raul Chacon, treas. ROW 2: Tek Yang, Luis Menacho, Kiang Pang, Tom Dieter, Sanjay Maohu, Daraius Sorabji, Miguel Mellado Sesma, Ariad- na Espano, Sandy Smith, Janty and Mohammad Layia. BACK ROW: Farraj Al-Adwani. Amtnahtun Brahim. Chee Kiong Tan, SaHehuddin Hasnan, Abdul Rashid Kadir, Chow Choon Loong and Juan Lazcano. nter-Residence Council FRONT ROW: Sandy Meier, sec; Ed- ward Oster, treas.; David Cox, Ron Loida, pres.; Tom Pierce, first vice pres.; Doug Rossell, second vice pres.; Toshio Oiso, adviser. ROW 2: Barbara Allen, Ann Reichert, Amy Rice. Lisa Shehane, Michelle Baker, Julie Ernat and Bill Oberg. ROW 3: Roger Wilson Jr., Beth Slater, Wendy Hulett. Ellyn Moah. Andrea Johnson, Buddy Schwenk and Leroy Hornbuckie. BACK ROW: Charles Macy, Amy Ellison, Paul Rowlett. Diane Scheneman, Steve Rouw and Sandi Hocamp. PROMT ROW: Karen Marshall, Paul Miller, Aaron Drake. Anita Graham. Teresa Martin, Jeff Pearce and Gordon Vernick. ROW 2: Darren Deatz, Tim Burke, David Price, Shari Buehler, Mario Pipwr, Dave DeCamp and Jean Peterson. BACK ROW: Scott Susich, Owen Straub, Mike Ceperley, Kevin Wise, Mike Brill and Mancy McCunn. PROMT ROW: Rob DeBolt, Barb Baldwin, Gregory Hadley, Pat Plynn and Rick Rustige. ROW 2: Rodney Sop- tic, Joyce Bowman, Pat Murphy, Kim Ray, Carleen Schulte, Diana Acton and Ryan Wake. ROW 3: Lynn Terpenning, Paul Sosso, Lisa Morgan, Mike Matt- son. Clifford Crisanti, Mark Tague and Steve Miller. BACK ROW: Lori Melson. Lisa Stevens, Amy Current, Kyle Guen- ther. Amy Michols. Jill Lyle, Mike Halloran, Jim Thomas, Gwen Johnson and Steve Ekiund. Group effort J iety[Oofven Learning from each other described a primary function of the International Student Organization. " We had a chance to meet other peo pie and a chance to learn about other worlds, cultures, societies and the dif ference of world perceptions of in cidents in the world, " Arun Nehra said. ' The organization brought unity for international students, " Raul Chacon said. " It gave members a chance to BOiieyW learn from each other and discuss f ' f ' ™ American civilization. If we learned as much as we could about each other ' s world, we would then be able to understand each other which could lead to world peace. " To help achieve all of this, the organization held picnics, several social gatherings and an international jr-resi of thei gestoM ' Biltostu Bsitation duf psals to ha ' to chari oDiractstha t ' e wofki ri better KDLX sponsors canoe races on the 102 River Carrie Huke participates along with several other contestants. -Photo by T. Just Jazz Band alv ays tries to put a flair in its per formances. Jeff Lean plays a sax solo at the Jaz2 Fest in February. -Photo by S. Trunkhill 1 58 Org. lntrntl. Students %n -C ' ;ici, seveii dinner, featuring a fashiion show. siiOinl Inter-residence Council (IRC) spent -post of tlieir time bringing about thanges to campus hails. A survey was sent to students asking for feelings on several proposals concerning open isitation during weekends, a 21-and- 3ver hall, more co-ed halls, a $10 fee or residence hall improvements, ■eturn of vending machines and giving -noney back to the halls. After the survey, IRC passed pro- posals to have open weekend visita- :ion, to charge a $10 fee on housing " ' if licontracts that would be put back into ' ' ' Mai the halls for improvements and to turn Phillips Hall into co-ed housing. " We worked to gain improvement and better living in the halls for students, and were glad we were able to consolidate our position and work with administration and housing, " President Tom Pierce said. Along with improvements, IRC spon- sored a Leadership Workshop for hall council officers. Bearcat Pursuit and Halloween Escort service for children. They also began a monthly Student Voice Newsletter and on Feb. 14, held a formal Valentine ' s dance at the Sheraton Hotel in St. Joseph. Some of the Jazz Ensemble ' s major activities were playing for the Nor- thwest Missouri Press Association and going on recruiting tours to area high schools. The group played at six or seven high schools in Iowa, Nebraska and Missouri each semester in hopes of persuading high school band members to come to Northwest. Jazz Ensemble also hosted Jazz Fest, a high school jazz band competi- tion, each spring and drew schools from as far away as Des Moines. " Jazz Fest was a big drawing tool, " Paul Miller said. " The students came to compete, but we also used it to show them our programs and facilities. " Promotions and hard work were words that described KDLX staffers. The student operated and managed station provided hands on training for working in a radio station at all capacities, whether it was commercial production, sales, news or sports. KDLX worked to make direct con- nections with record companies to get records through them instead of using a service. " KDLX was the voice of Nor- thwest, " Rob Debolt said, " a good sta- tion with quality music. " " In giving, we receive, " was the theme for an annual Christmas project sponsored by KDLX. Canned goods were collected and a dance held with all food and money going to needy Maryville families. Paul Sosso and Bruce Schaeffer put on the first jock-a-thon with all pro- ceeds going to the needy. Canoe races were also a new promo- tion for KDLX. Dr. Pepper helped spon- sor the races held at Nodaway Lake. International Students Organization spon- sors an international dinner In an effort to create an understanding of different cultures. Klalld Al- junadl pours Ice tea for guests. -Photo by S. Trunkhill OrgVKDLX 159 Group effort Changing positions and a few new names were what made KXCV dif- ferent from previous years. Sharon Carter was made station manager. Mike Johnson was hired as operations manager, and Mike Douthat as engineer. Keith Ludden was hired as news director making it an " absolutely terrific professional staff, " Carter said. With KXCV on campus, it offered students a chance to gain professional experience. " It was student operated, " Johnson said. There was a constant evaluation process that helped everyone improve. It also offered students the chance to listen to a large variety of music. Many education majors were involv- ed in Kappa Delta Pi, the education Home economics honor society, Kappa Omicron Phi, initiates five new members. For- mal induction ceremonies highlighted the year. -Photo by R. Abrahamson Disc Jockeys on KXCV, FM public radio, play a different variety of music. Ken McDonald selects music from the record library. -Photo by T. Cape 160 Org. KXCV honor society. During a formal candlelight induction ceremony Nov. 17, 100 new members and officers were initiated. The group was self-supporting with annual dues coming from members. Any education major with a 3.0 GPA could become involved with Kappa Delta Pi. " Kappa Delta Pi prepared future teachers by having educators from nearby colleges and schools come and speak, " President Kathy Roach said. At several meetings, a panel of ad- ministrators, first year teachers and students having completed their stu- dent teaching discussed the education field. Other highlights of the year included Proceeds If nembets t " (icetings. ee 0- )piicionPtii ' 5 [ kept us whe a Christmas party at Drs. Robert and Betty Bush ' s home. Kappa Omicron Phi (KOP), the na tional society for home economic ma jors, was founded on campus. Treasurer Leslie Miller said the organization ' s purpose was to promote leadership, high scholastic achieve- ments and acquaint members with nentsi " " " !™ possible career options. KOP ac-jent complished these goals through money-making projects and philan- thropic activities. " KOP sold three different types of candy suckers every year, " Davies said. " We had done this for several years, it always worked out well. " Kap- pa Omicron Phi made the candy by hand, then delivered it. Selling the can- Alaigepor jgs was sent nentally ti ' i ;OP ' s nation aid. An allot he school eai " We have Hrs:Daviei I. " I jjH " 15 cc wiiai was iia)j|jciiiii(j ' o promote )micron Phi ' s national level y was their main source of income. Proceeds from the annual money- laking activity were used to send lembers to national conclave leetings, where they got a chance to ee what was happening on Kappa cma- achieve- ihrougii " W and ' " fcoit types of " J ) ■ ' Davies B for several " ll» candy by -, ilSdlingt ' iecao " It kept us in touch with develop- MB T with nents in home economics, too, " Presi- WP ar. ent Diana Davies said. A large portion of the group ' s earn- ngs was sent to Crossnor, a school for nentally handicapped children and vOP ' s national philanthropy, Davies aid. An allotted amount was sent to he school each year. We have done this for several ears, " Davies said, " and were proud of t. " KXCV Kappa Omicr on Phlj FRONT ROW: Rick Rustlge, Gwen Johnson and Paul Sosso. ROW 2: Amy Current. Barb Baldwin, Vernice Givens and Diana Acton, ROW 3: Gregory Hadley, Rob DeBolt, Nancy Finken. Carieen Schulte, Lisa Stevens, Ryan Wake and Steve Ekiund, BACK ROW: Amy Nichols, Mark Tague, Jill Lyie, Mike Halloran and Jim Gries, FRONT ROW: Marti Stuart, Janice Else, Lisa Miller, Michelle Jaques, Diane Warren. Rosanne Whipple, Sheri Hedlund, sec; Julie Frump, Diane Fidler and Ann Laing, adviser. ROW 2: Erma Mattson, Cindy Collins. Beverly Frahm. Rosann Doherty, Debra Christensen, Mary Eberhard, Debbie Roshak, Marcy Boatman, Jerri Bissell. Leanna Cashmere. Angle Miller, Sherry McGinnis and Betty Bush, ad- viser. ROW 3: Beth Baler, Dianna Milner, Holly Benton, Cheryl Richard- son, Daria Keast, Bobbi Johnson, Steve Rouw, Rebecca Balle, Mary Ellen PIstone, Tami Clausen, Linda Hash, Deb Lydon and Lori Ekiov, BACK ROW: Tom Paulsen, Tom Schmitz, treas,; Larry Schroeder, Amy Schilter, Norma Higginbotham, vice pres.; Tracy Pederson, Kathy Roach, pres.: Jane Assmann, Sandra Bierwirth, Brian Thompson and Michael Ten- drock. FRONT ROW: Cari Woodward, vice pres,: Leslie Miller, treas.: Cindy Crisler, Liz Claussen and Angle ORiley. BACK ROW: Shelly Brocker, Diana Davies, pres.; Dawn Stanger and Andrea Parsons, FRONT ROW: Amy Fargo, vice pres,; Marsha Mattson and Tina Hutton. BACK ROW: Suzette Bailey, pres,; JoAnn Jenkins, Sheila Spaw and Bob- bi Johnson, OrgVKIDS 161 r Group effort Affiliated with tiie Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Liahona, which stood for " fin- ding a way through the wilderness, " was a religious group which gave members a chance to discuss religious beliefs. " The group ministered to people of our faith through the support of each other, " Christina Barber said. Being a Liahona member gave several people a chance to get to know other people from different parts of United States with the same belief. " Since I lived in Independence, 1 lik- ed knowing there was a group of peo- ple nearby that held my beliefs and if 1 had a problem and needed to talk, " Jackie Long said. " I knew 1 could find someone to give me support. " Being in Liahona gave members a chance to socialize. " Even though most people in the group belonged to the church, there was still an opportunity for people out- side to join, " Lori Thompson said. " It also gave us an alternative to alcoholic During halftime of the Homecoming game, three athletes were inducted into the M-Club Hall of Fame. Brad Ortmeier presents a plaque to Sam England, an All-Missouri tackle and captain of the Bearcats ' 1925 MIAA Championship team. -Photo by R. Abrahamson Northwest Missourian advertising staff members leri Adamson and Cathy Hobart discuss a design for an ad in the graphics room. Money gained from advertising was used to pur- chase a new typesetter. -Photo by T. Cape parties. " Some of Liahona ' s activities were an annual weiner roast, taffy pull, volleyball, caroling and ice skating. Having increased their funds, the M-Club was able to purchase letter jackets and senior achievement blankets. They held fall and spring awards banquets and inductions for the M-Club Hall of Fame. " We doubled our funds by profits from concession stands, programs and by selling hats and other merchan- dise, " Vice President Brad Ortmeier said. " The members were really good about participation in selling items and it paid off for us. " Two award banquets were held to honor lettermen in varsity sports. Let- ter winners received letter jackets pur- chased by the M-Club. Honored during Homecoming week were three M-Club alumni. The alumni, who assisted with athletic department programs, were inducted into the M-Club Hall of Fame. With an increased budget, M-Club donated money to help light the cam- pus. A four-star All-American award for spring 1985 was the highlight of the Northwest Missourian ' s year. This was the highest award the Missourian had won. Only 3 percent of the univer- sities in the nation received this award. " I was surprised to see our newspaper win a four-star All- American, but 1 hope the paper will receive even higher awards in the future, " said Kimbal Mothershead, business advertising director. The Missourian produced its work EventW |tarttole " « ' j but also II tends in " « ' lose style ' icllaswi ' ' " ' Motheistiei litof ' in ' Ciiif Ike opP " " " " commiinica ' lion in iwthandd 162 Org. Liahona eel at mto th, inder a young staff--the majority being reshmen and sophomores. " Even though we had a young staff, he dedication and drive was there, " " Aothershead said. Communication played an impor- ant role not only in conveying news md information to students and facul- :y, but also in keeping up on current Tends in news style and comparing hose styles with the Missourian ' s as jvell as with other newspapers. Mothershead and Stacey Porterfield, editor-in-chief of the iV issourlan, had ;: =•! ■h " ! jtg ij,, the opportunity to be a part of this ' ' ' ' lis5ouriaj naind!. to see ouf ' Iw-star All. " irds in til Wted its worii communication by attending the Associated Collegiate Press conven- tion in New York. In turn they brought back ideas that aided the Missourian ' s growth and development in design and coverage. Liahona Youth Group FRONT ROW: Ricky Leonard, Dawn Williams, sec treas.; Cheron Bronson and Christi Barber, pres. BACK ROW; Paui Rowlett, Pete Gose. Kirsten Ver Dughit, Lori Thompson, Janet Mines and Jacqueiyn Long. FROI T ROW: Richard Flanagan, spon- sor; DeeDee McCulioch, sec; Stephanie Storey, treas.: Brad Ort- meier, pres.; Hoiiy Benton, vice pres.: and Sherri Reeves, sponsor. ROW 2: Michelie Miiier, Janet Schieber. Sherri Miiier, Ciairessa Washington, Tim Hof- fman, Milte Hemann, Steve McGinnis, Christopher Wiggs and Lisa Basich. ROW 3; Mark VanSickle, Joseph Dismuke, Pauia Builard, Bili O ' Con- nor, Tom Kaufman, Susie Thomas, Christy Hudlemeyer, Sheri Chapman, Karen Hopeweil and Karia Mucke. BACK ROW; Todd May, Joe Hurst, Gerald Harris, Rick Martin, Brian Grie,-, Jill Tallman, Gary Harris, Shelly Harney, Tom Ricker and Bob Sutcliffe, Northwest Missourian FRONT ROW; Dawn Williams, Scott Steelman, Kelly Kirkpatrick, Kirsten Knoll, Teri Adamson, Kathy Parmenter and James Burroughs. ROW 2; Kevin Fulierton, Kimbal Mothershead, Michael Dunlap, Troy Apostol, Scott Peppier and Cathy Hubart, ROW 3; Scott Trunkhili, Teresa Schueike, Mol- ly Rossiter, Tracy Herman, Stacey Porterfield and Joy Hubbard. BACK ROW; Steven Gerdes, Trevor Cape, Richard Abrahamson and Daraius Sorabji. National Residence Hall Honorary PROMT ROW: Mary Ellen Pistone. Tonya Barker. Royer Bassi, vice pres.; Lisa Shehane. and Stephanie Shatswell. sec treas. BACK ROW: David Cox. Edward Oster, Laura Blumenkemper. pres.; Scott Behrens and Ron Loida. Org. Nfl Residence Hall 163 Natl. Speech Lang, and Hearing Assoc. PROMT ROW: Deb Ewald. treas.; Jean Carlson, pres.; and Barb Hoaglund. sec. BACK ROW: Rosemary Anderson, Denise Mallinson and Mary Jane Mealon. PROMT ROW: Beth Ward. sec. and Kent Schreiner. ROW 2: Jeffery Koster. Wendy Miller. Kelly Hanson, pres.; Mary Grace Reilly and Michael Morgan, treas. ROW 3: Jim Redd, ad- viser; Kim Peterson, Bob Bohlken, ad- viser; Michelle Campbell, David Bamert, Margie White and PatherTom Hawkins. BACK ROW: Rick Rustige, Lynn Moore. David Steinhauser. Amy Pargo and Ariadna Espano. Omicron Delta Epsilon FRONT ROW: Reuben Ndomahina, Steve Nichols, pres.; Ginger Weir, treas. and Keliy Curry. BACK ROW: Robert Brown, adviser; V.C. Kharadia and James Shanltlin. FRONT ROW: Bili Williams and Jay Wieslander. BACK ROW: Doug Irvin and Cheryl Knapp. 4 WT ' W -- , , ... IF " IT 1 d4 Org. Speech, Lang. Hear. Group effort 1 Just trying to make tiie most of what was left was the objective of the Na- tional Student Speech, Language, Hearing Association (NSSLHA). " When we heard our major was canceled we had a choice, either cram in the hours or transfer, " Secretary Barb Hoaglund said. " Anxiety levels for our group were at an all-time high Cancellation of this major not only hurt us, but the community as well. " Lost was the free screening week held in conjunction with Mational Speech and Hearing Week. " Besides losing the screening, we also lost the clinic, " Hoaglund said, " We just hoped it didn ' t adversely af feet the community. " " Those left in the major were cram i:ocei j " ' - iiWtion. " H ' itfe lucky f .oate. " The organi •ing memtx to As tuture , shared Ml le went tti Schrodei sai sch other oi pioiessionwl Newman liigion in t w were an ,t i- ' m- " " «» ' b- ' e ofi ' s ■- ostof»(,j ning in hours to get finished, " Schroder said. " We were just making the best of our ituation, " Hougland said. " Some of us ' ■■ " ' 1] were lucky enough to finish our core ■ fctlierctai] equirements. Others weren ' t that for- " j ' Secrjta;) ;unate. " ' -- ' " Jiiety levjj The organization ' s purpose was to • ' ■tiwhigh 3ring members of the same targeted " iw not oni) profession together. ■ " ©tyasitfii " As future speech pathologists, we Kreeiing ve ji all shared experiences of the activities • ' ' • ' ' i " lationa we went through together, " Shari 5 «i(. Schroder said. " We tried to inform ■ ' sceeiing, each other of some of the events in our Hoaglund aid profession which we might encounter. " i ! adversely af Newman Center tried to keep ' religion in touch with students while !TijOf erecrant they were away from home. Hectic schedules and sleepless nights could easily have developed in- to excuses of being too busy or too tired to attend church services. " Newman Center tried to tie religion in their (students) lives while away from home, " Kent Schreiner said. A variety of activities were offered such as special occasion parties, din- ners and movie nights in order to keep students in touch with their faith. During the summit talks between President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, Newman Center held a prayer service at the Bell Tower in which students prayed for peace. " We ' d like to consider ourselves more as an organization working with peace and social issues, " Father Tom Hawkins said. Films on nuclear war were shown by Newman Center and a nuclear freeze petition was circulated around to students which was later sent to Reagan. Omicron Delta Epsilon was an organization which provided more recognition than active involvement, but it did " provide an opportunity to in- teract with other economic majors and minors and faculty members, " Presi- dent Steve Nichols said. Omicron Delta Epsilon ' s principle activity was providing a speaker once a semester who was someone related to the economics field who could give in- sight on this topic of interest. Preparing for their backpacking trip to New Mexico, Program coordinator Lisa Beck packs a tent back into its bag. The Outdoor Program sponsors many trips. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Seen frequently around campus, Father Tom Hawkins pauses to play with his dog, Anna. Father Tom is the director of the Newman Center. -Photo by R. Abrahamson Org. Outdoor Prog. 165 Its goal was to promote academic ex- .cellence in history; but members of Phi Alpha Theta benefited from activities offered throughout the year. " To most people, we were just another honorary, " Teri Fief said, " and because we were for history, we were thought to be dull and uninteresting. But through our programs we were able to displace that idea. " Programs ranged from a fall picnic for the history department to a Taste of History Day. " In the Taste of History Day, students from each history class prepared a food that represented that class, " Fief said. " Not only did students get exposed to different cultures; they also learned about the class as well. " Programming was only one segment of Phi Alpha Theta ' s involvement. It also actively participated in the state and national honorary. " During the state convention, we were able to present papers we had worked on, " Allen Tatman said. While checking out his Civil War rifle, Jim Brizendine discusses other memorabilia of the era he has collected. Brizendine helped Phi Alpha Theta set up a Civil War display case In Colden Hall. -Photo by S. Lockling Panhellenic held several meetings to discuss upcoming agendas. Audra Pulley joins in a con- versation about a Panhellenic formal. -Photo by S. Trunkhill 166 Org. Panhellenic " Members benefited from this. One, they got use to speaking in front of people and two, they gained contacts and friends with others in the field. " Being part of the world ' s largest business organization for high school and college students. Phi Beta Lambda members were actively preparing for the future. " We were geared to give practical ex- perience for those interested in pursu- ing professional business careers, " Mark Guldenpfennig said. " We offered opportunities worth getting involved in. " Getting involved was the national theme for Phi Beta Lambda. " Our major theme was giving students the opportunity that would help them in the long run, " Stacy Lee said. " We opened doors for success. ' Success was apparent in the organization ' s involvement in state and national activities. " We had two state officers, Jennifer Jones and myself, " Lee said. " Our record in state and national contests also proved our members were serious about success. " Through involvement with state and national competition, members were able to open doors to the future. As freshmen, students start over academically. But outstanding academic achievement did not go un noticed by Phi Eta Sigma. " We honored those freshmen who earned a grade point of 3.5 or higher ■iTiet!! iwasi ie!l id ' ltwa It, " Phi Eta i ththeop kardships. sow 15, " itiarethos ' People snobs Iwi le were al iredfo mean we " ri ' success ' Wrent install contest " «»ii during their first semester, " President Lori Tietz said, " it was an honor to get in. " " It was a pat on the back for a job well done, " Vice President Ed Oster (.T Jennifj said. " It was worth the hard work I put aid. " Oijout. " Phi Eta Sigma provided its members " liHional ..._ " " oeserion with the opportunity to share ideas and hardships. Through this contact, we learned state ar« ' • iHBiibers len that some of us faced the same pro- " Hie future. " start k outstand OVB ini un • did not •« ' 3J0fhigt|| blems, " Oster said. " To be able to share those experiences was great. " " People stereotyped us as academic snobs because they didn ' t know what we were about, " Tietz said. " We were honored for working hard. That didn ' t mean we were different or snobs. " Phi Beta Lambdas Phi Eta Sigma FRONT ROW: Amy Parrott. Karen Davis, pres.: Julie Tavernaro, vice pres. and Christine Robinson, sec. BACK ROW: Toni Coforth, Barbara Dempsey, Heidi Fruhling, Rugh McGilvery, Judy Wasco and Laura Kastens. FRONT ROW: Rick Frucht, adviser; Jason Norton, vice pres.; Allen Tat- man, pres. and Terri Fief, sec. treas. ROW 2: Mike Theobald, Brad Geiserl, Dr. George Qayler and Brent Camery. BACK ROW: Ross Haynes, Lyie Stevens. Sandra Berndt, Pat Gregory and Art Miller, FRONT ROW: Ginger Weir, Kim Potts, Jennifer Jones, pres.: Jocelyn Ander. son and Gregory Valentine, adviser. ROW 2: Arlin Anderson, Stacy Lee, sec; Carmen Stroud, Kim Wilcox, Joyce Espey and Dalene Smith, treas, BACK ROW: Mark Guldenpfennig, Todd Scheerer and Kent Schreiner, FRONT ROW: Amy Fargo, Dianna Miiner, Neal Schatz and Maureen Mader, sec, BACK ROW: Lori Tietz, pres.; Edward Oster, vice pres. and Sue Schade. Org. Phi Eta Sigma 1 67 Group effort Open to any business major, Pi Beta Alpha offered a variety of oppor- tunities and programs to its members. Programming ranged from guest speakers from various local businesses to tours of large corporations in Omaha and Kansas City. " Our speakers helped us mold our ideas of what it was like in the real world, " President Beth Crandall said. " We tried to bring those speakers which would help us the most. " Besides gaining insight into the real world, members were exposed to areas in which they never had thought of working. " Because we were open to any business major, we could help those who were undecided as to what area to go in, " Treasurer Pete Gose said. " We provided the opportunity to make con- tacts in the real world. " " We stressed professionalism, Cran- dall said. " We learned what was ex- pected of us and what to expect on the job. " Anyone interested in keeping up to date with what was current in politics was eligible to join the Political Science Club. " Because we were open to anyone, those who expressed an interest or wanted to be actively involved in politics were welcome, " Treasurer Art Miller said. " We kept everyone abreast of the current trends in politics. " Besides keeping members on top of current policies, members were able to express and share their views. " It was interesting to hear each other ' s comments, " Secretary Julie Manes said. " Everyone there voi ced their opinion and was willing to sup- port it if need be. " Getting together with people whose interests were similar was just one pur- pose of the group. " We encouraged people to join, " Manes said. " They didn ' t need to be an expert in the field of politics, as long as they were concerned with what was happening around them, they were welcome. " The Pre-Med Club was designed to assist any student studying for a health profession. " Our basic purpose was to help pre- professional students get into the pro- fessional school of their choice, " Treasurer Joe McMillen said. The club had speakers come talk to members about their professions. Political Science Club is for students in- terested in discussing the latest political issues. Doug Baker and Andy Hanson discuss future agenda topics. -Photo by R. Abrahamson Pre-Med club members Had Frederick and Joe McMillen watch a demonstration. The club allowed members seeking medical professions to share ideas. -Photo by R. Abrahamson " We had speakers from the podiatryllilh the f " " and dentistry fields, " McMillen saidj [ips.sp ' " ' ' We also had instructors tell us about ctiol ' sh ' P 0i 1 ' different schools. Pre-Med members were also involv- wk 8 ' " 1 ed in organ donor drives. They mainly feoufis worked with the Lions Club to get eye «e p donations. ihowoiiWli " We set up tables and tried to get chool sn students to sign up for organ dona- mdeigra ' c ' tions, " McMillen said. " About 60 peo- Wetoic pie signed up for eye donations. " jo into tl The club ran the concession stand at tfiHw A group ol S 1 68 Pi Beta Alpha home football games to raise money. With the funds they raised, they took trips, sponsored speakers and awarded scholarships. A group of pre-veterinarian students took a trip to the University of - Missouri ' s Vet School. Scholarships were given to one graduating senior who would be attending a professional school and to an outstanding undergraduate. " We basically learned what it took to go into the health profession, " McMillen said. Pi Beta Alpha fJ th UA £ jc n ill ■a I. - A --p t m K| K Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Club FRONT ROW; Jeff Owens. Jay Halla. John Baker. Renae Bohling. Beth Crandall. pres.; Dr. Patrick McLaughlin, sponsor. ROW 2: Julie Hollman, Jeanne Burgin. Diane Reynolds, sec; Lynda Ahlschwade, Denise Ackley and Sandra Margis. BACK ROW; Roger Wilson. Dan Cochran. Pete Gose. treas.; Karia Kiburz. Brad Klenklen and Shelly Steinbeck, vice pres. FRONT ROW; David McLaughlin, ad- viser; Sue Lane, vice pres.; Holly Lar- son. Neal McKnight, adviser and KarIa Kiburz. BACK ROW: Jon Spalding, pres.; Andrew Hanson, sec; Rodney Foster and Tim DeVenney. FRONT ROW: Sue Lane. Holly Larson. Julie Manes. Elaine Grant and Neal McKnight, adviser. ROW 2: David McLaughlin, adviser; Jon Spalding. Elizabeth Hughes. Tim DeVenney and Karla Kiburz. BACK ROW; Andrew Hanson. Doug Baker, pres.; Scott Sutherland, Rodney Foster and Martin Popp, vice pres. FRONT ROW: Allesa Bird, Joseph McMillen, treas.; Linda Johnson, pres. and Linda Bundt, sec. BACK ROW: James Lott, adviser; B.D. Scott, ad- viser; Tracy Barnett. Michael Ighoyiuwi and Elad Frederick. Org. PreMed 169 Group effort Holding brainstorming parties, listening to guest speakers and having hands-on training were some activities Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) were involved in. Bruce Winston, Bob Henry and Rollie Staldman were speakers who gave talks about the public relations fields. " Through guest speakers we achiev- ed two main things, " President Bob Lewis said. " First, we received contact with someone in the public relations field. Second, we found out what re- quirements were needed to do a par- ticular job. " PRSSA also tried to give its members opportunities to work in their career choices. " Instead of just telling our members about their majors through speakers, we tried to give them an opportunity to work in the areas of which they will be trying to pursue as a career, " Stephanie Carter said. With projects such as the canned food drive, PRSSA tried to improve relationships with the community. " PRSSA was the club that could br- ing attitudes and ideas closer to those of the University and create better rela- tionships between students and the community, " Tom Mihaiko said. " We also offer activities that can help when the search for a profession in public relations begins. " Members of the Psychology Sociology Club had the opportunity to Postponed once because of weather, Com- munity Care Day, sponsored by Religious Life Council, let students lend a helping hand to Maryville residents. Amy Current, Phil Murphy and Chris Rounds help scrape and paint. -Photo by T. Cape learn about new developments in their fields, and to hear famous members of their profession speak. Students heard Harry Harlow, a famous psychologist who did a classic series of experiements with monkeys to test theories of maternal depriva- tion. The club also visited the Leaven- worth, Kan. penitentiary to observe. Also sponsoring parties for residents of Van ' s Group Home for handicapped adults, Sponsor Dr. Wayne Van- Zomeren said the parties were fun for both residents and club members. The club was open to anyone with an interest in psychology or sociology and was a good way for interested students to learn while having fun according to VanZomeren. A national honor society for academically talented psychology ma- jors, Psi-Chi provided support and in- formation about careers in the profes- sion. " Psi-Chi provided a lifetime networl for students, " Sponsor Dr. Jean Nage said. " Members who heard about job openings could get in touch with each other through the network. " The group also sponsored related field trips and speakers. During the fall, a discussion of alcoholism was presented and a field trip to tour Research Medical Center in Kansas Ci- ty._ " Providing communication between religious organizations on campus was the purpose of Religious Life Council (RLC) " Secretary Treasurer Lisa Linhardt said. RLC held meetings in order fori representatives of religious organiza- tions to have a chance to converse, in- form and exchange ideas. Activities sponsored by RLC were a combination Thanksgiving Christmas service and a Christian Rock concert featuring " Jim Brown and Straight line " . dicstri 1» 170 OrgVPsi Chi ■■caiolism . " Wp to ton ' ' campyj- " Wgioijsuf, ' ' ' fy Treasufg " 9 « order organia tttoconvKe,! idets. " JiilfliLCweftj ' ' 9 " 9 ' Chnstna ■ ftid conceit Dedicated to helping students gain ex- )erience, PR Students Society of America helps najors In writing, editing, advertising and design kills. Bob Lewis and Tom Mihalko discuss Aarch ' s meeting agenda. -Photo by T. Cape FROMT ROW: Cassandra Williams, Karen Yescavage, vice pres.; Kevin Skellenger, pres.; Dr. Jean Magle. ad- viser and Sue Lane, sec. PR Student Society of Americ FRONT ROW: Bob Lewis, pres.; Stephanie Carter, sec. and Laura Day. BACK ROW: Scott Knowlton. Paula Ewoldt. Kathie Webster, adviser; Michelle Lewis and Phillip Schreck. Psychology Sociology Club FRONT ROW: Cynthia Sherrill. Phil Schreci , Paula Nagle. Wayne Van Zomeren. adviser and Lisa Davis. Religious Life Council FRONT ROW: Patricia Ross. pres. and Tammie Cain, vice pres. BACK ROW; Gregory Hadley and Randy Sharp. Org. Rellgious Life 171 Group effort Wildlife. Most people usually thought of par- tying and having a good time. But to members of the 102 River Club, wildlife meant the preservation and protection of plant and animal life. " All we required was an interest in wildlife and the great outdoors, " Vice President Jeff Andrews said. " We were concerned with what was affecting our environment. " Because of this environmental con- cern, members volunteered time to work at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, during fall and spring migrations. " We worked in the Visitor ' s Center, Secretary Carolyn Winston said. " We provided people with information, answered questions and worked in con- junction with refuge personnel. " Besides volunteer service, River Club members kept the public inform- ed with public speakers and seminars. " Our programs ranged from whaling expeditions to conservation techni- ques, " Andrews said. " Our main con- cern was providing people with an up- to-date view of what was happening in the environment and how and what we needed to do to keep it alive. " Anyone who witnessed a football, baseball or basketball game saw the ROTC Color Guard. " At games, we wore our Class A dress uniforms and four of us marched onto the field in formation to present the colors, " Commanding Officer Jeff Rutledge said. Rutledge said the Color Guard was a voluntary program. He said many peo- ple may not have realized it, but the Guard was open to civilians as well as ROTC members, with no obligation to join the military. Color Guard members could earn ribbons and pins based on participa- tion and performance. Rutledge said this made participants proud to be part of Color Guard. " Rangers Lead the Way " was the motto many students chose to follow as part of an exclusive group called the « Rangers. Rangers were an ROTC af- -oad J filiated group but was open to anyone . interested. Students did not have to be nea a in ROTC to be a Ranger and there was alis J no obligation for participating, as this J , also seemed to be a major misconcep- I ' J ' tion of the Rangers. ' . . Rangers were an active group and )PJIS " engaged in many physical activities. Iiews. ' un The highlight of these activities was the survival escape and evasion weekend. Other Ranger activities consisted of a rappelling demonstration off Colden Hall on Parent ' s Day, annual turkey shoot and a Homecoming jalopy entry. Ranger members gained a sense of satisfaction within themselves and in- creased self-confidence. " Rangers helped me to grow up and see myself develop not only militarily but personally, plus being a Ranger was a blast, " Hagar said. The Society of Professional Jour- nalists, Sigma Delta Chi (SPJ SDX) d sp«w - _ biics point t wnted ' use the it. " M ttie fai lelegatesvot ion-majors t( achai sooner, " Joi adentswei m too im tok, radio ROTC Color Guard leads the Homecoming para de. They also marched for football and basketball games. Photo by S. Trunkhill One of the biggest events on campus is Homecoming. ROTC member Tom Burson accom- panies their float, " The Little Old Woman Who Liv- ed in the Shoe. " -Photo by S. Trunkhill 172 Org. 102 River Club ' :. Jour- helped students prepare for a print, broadcast or teaching career. " Being involved in SPJ SDX made me aware of the different areas of jour- nalism and how many people 1 affected by what 1 said or wrote, " President Gwen Johnson said. Several activities were planned for SPJ SDX including mock job inter- views, resume seminars and films about ethics in journalism. " For Freedom of Information Day we had speakers who talked from the public ' s point of view, " Johnson said. " We wanted to know how everyone would use the information and not be abused by it. " At the fall National Convention, delegates voted to allow freshmen and non-majors to join SPJ SDX. " Allowing freshmen to join gave them a chance to become involved sooner, " Johnson said. " By the time students were a junior or senior they were too involved in newspaper, year- book, radio or TV to join a club. " FRONT ROW: Gwen Johnson, pres.; Gregory Keling. treas. and Teresa Schuelke. sec. BACK ROW: Michael Dunlap and Mancy Finken. Org. Sigma Delta Chi 173 Group effort Sigma Society, a women ' s service organization, was devoted to helping people. " Anything people needed help with, we were ready to do, " President Charlene Johnson said. Some things the group did for peo- ple included caring for elderly at area senior citizens ' homes, working with children and ushering at the Variety Show and graduation. The society was also involved in Homecoming activities and won the in- dependent float division. Slgmas walk- ed off with three rankings in the clown division and the overall independent supremacy award. The Sigmas held their annual bridal show. The show gave merchants a chance to promote their wedding- related wares and featured door prizes and a fashion show. " This was the first year we did the show on our own without the help of Bill Bateman of Bateman II Photography, " Kathie Zierke said. This put more work on Sigma members, but Sigma Society wanted to try it alone. Johnson said the show usually at- tracted 300 to 350 people. Sigma Society was a fun way for university women to help people, Johnson said. Involvement in Student Missouri State Teacher Association (SMSTA) prepared education majors for student teaching and teaching. " SMSTA made me more aware of what 1 had to do when I went out to teach, " President Angle Miller said. During the year, SMSTA sponsored a first year teacher, a seminar on resumes, a representative from the placement office and Dr. Frank Grispino, student teacher director, to address the group. " We took a field trip to the Learning Exchange in Kansas City, " Miller said. Affilitated with the Missouri State Teachers Association, SMSTA helped prospective teachers become profes- sional. Coordination, concentration and cooperation were a necessity to the band auxiliary known as the Steppers. Performing with the band during football season, the Steppers also per formed at Bearcat basketball games, KC Sizzlers games and toured with the Bsential. PradicinS ,eek, Stei Butines. was rf ' jlienweoni: outine. " leam liters, " Jan slioft time t lasfeallye! is tired. " Friendshii jsihegtoyf Heallhi ijier said. band in the spring. otherwise 174 Org. Sigma Society ;:epp«r!, .•: es. Practicing at least eight hours a ;veek, Steppers perfected their outines. " it was really hard work, " Danielle Schemmer said. " There were times when we only had three days to learn a outine. " " We learned how to get along with others, " Jan Heridon said. " With such a short time to learn some routines, it was really easy to get frustrated as well as tired. " Friendships strengthened, though, as the group practiced and performed. We all had to pull our part, " Schem- mer said. " Responsibility became « essential. We had to know our parts, otherwise we let everyone else down. " Sigma Society steppers Joan Walters and Jane Searcy finish a routine during halftime of the football game. Practicing at least an hour a day, the Steppers worked hard to perfect their performance. ■Photo by S. Trunkhill Sigma Society presents " Precious Moments, " a bridal fashion, accessory and service show Feb. 9 in the Ballroom. Mike Nelson escorts Deb Malson down the aisle for the annual bridal show. Photo by S. Trunkhill PROMT ROW: Susan Moody, Debby Hudson, Kathy Peterson, Tracy Essl- inger, Alicia Craven. Diana Humphrey and Carole Gieselie, sponsor. ROW 2: Donna Shackelford, Tracy Cori, Rober- ta Scroggie, Mary Ellen Piston, Gina Miller, Amy Ellison, Cindy Condon and Diane Warren. ROW 3: Rebecca Balle, Anne Kenney, Angle Miller, Charlene Johnson, pres.; Lynda Armstrong, vice pres.; Diana Shackleford, Kathie Zierke, Debra Malson, Jyl Dinville and Denise Richards. BACK ROW: Amy Schilter, Karia Kiburz, Cheryl Schendt, Julie Hollman, Amy McClemons, Don- na Herbers, Kathy Roach, Sheri Camp- bell, Karen Corder, Julee Dubes and Debby Kerr. FRONT ROW: Angle Miller, sec treas.; Sandy Smith, vice pres.: and Gina Miller, pres. ROW 2: Beth ODell, Lisa Miller, Linda McEnroe, Leanna Cashmere, Tina Hutton, Tracy Essl- inger and Mary Ellen Pistone, ROW 3: Thomas Leith, Rebecca Balle, Deb Lydon, Holly Varner, Cathi Jones, Er- ma Mattson, Jerri Bissell, Lori Mattson and Tim Mattson. BACK ROW: Amy Schilter, Kathy Roach. Jackie Green, Sandra Bierwirth, Stacy Bogart, Sandy Link, Kathie Zierke and Betty Bush, sponsor. Society of Physics Students PROMT ROW: Med Hancock, Mor Hashim, sec; Dr. Frank Munley. ad- viser and Mogos Tekie, treas. BACK ROW: DaraiusSorabji, Albert Luppens, pres. and Ed Bianchina, vice pres. PROMT ROW: Stephanie Carter. Pam Bryan. Melody Smith, Jane Searcy. Joan Walters and Kim Ray. ROW 2: An- nette Mattern and Kim Baldus. BACK ROW: Jan Herndon. Danielle Schem- mer. Pan Alloway and Leigh Ann Rogers. Org. Steppers 175 FROMT ROW: Tim Beach, pres.; Stephanie Wolf, vice pres.; Maya Benavente. sec. and Joe Wieslander. treas. ROW 2: Jennifer Jones. Ross Haynes. Barbara Allen and Bridgette Smith. ROW 3: Robin Wilke, Diane Watson. Cari Prewitt. Randy Sharp. Jay Halla and April Renfroe. BACK ROW: Phillip Schreck. Pete Gose. Morma Hig- ginbotham. Tom Paulsen. Ginger Weir. Jennifer Shemwell and Lisa Morgan. PROMT ROW: Gina Peterson, Mike Beckner, Polly Ketterman, Jeff Bradley. Cherie Shortell, Randy Wris- inger, Jennifer Crowley. Don Davis, Traci Tornquist and Keith Kirkendall. ROW 2: Stephanie Brewster. Thorn Souther. Michelle Smith, Tim Hunter, Julie Guyer. Stephen Mehring, Sarah Ernst. David Piercy. Rachel Ernst. John Standerford, Georann Collins and Bryan Mitchell, director. ROW 3: Linda Genoa. Kenny Crawford. Jenny Fleming. Steven Waters. Julia Finney. David Himan, Kandy Hester, Bryan Parker. Robin Wilke, Greg Thomson and Linda Patterson. BACK ROW: Sarah Oltman. Eric Derks, Wendy Park, Mark Adcock. Gail Erickson, John Knorr. Tracy Wilmoth, Gary Reineke, Kristi Lean, Mark Stevens, Nancy McCunn and Greg Gilpin. FRONT ROW: Stephanie Shatswell. sec. treas.; Jody Wallace, pres. and Beth Petersen, vice pres. BACK ROW: Shannon Holmes, Cathy Hobart and Jeri Weisbrook. Student Senate Tower Choir BTfn ' H " H H FRONT ROW: Scott Trunkhill, Dana Kempker. JoAnn Sullivan and Trevor Cape. ROW 2: Laura Day, Tina Prewitt. Jacque Johnson, Yoshinori Nakagawa, John Hopper and Kelly Kirkpatrick, ROW 3: Laura Widmer. Maryann Mc Williams. Nancy Meyer, Karen Doman, Marti Wilson, Elizabeth Hughes and Janet Mines. ROW 4: Jim Inman, Stephanie Lockling, Debby Kerr , Sharon Richardson, Joyce Bowman, Andy Stahmer and Kevin Fullerton. BACK ROW: Michele O ' Flaherty, Teresa Gunter, Rich Abrahamson, Lori Nelson, Stacey Porterfield and Pat Schleeter. Group effort Student Senate was imperative solving some of the students ' problem: and often acted as a go-between communications involving student: and administration. " Student Senate was a liason bet tereottie: ft yp in f ![ns. Senate al idmobile nd Wssou ween not only students and faculty, bu yents na campus services as well, " Norma Hig genbothan said. The Senate tried to represen students in a way in which they woulc be heard. " We tried to represent the studen body not only through the cour systems, but to administration a; well, " Stephanie Wolfe said. " When w( spoke to faculty members, we did it ir an organized way, so they would lister and decide the right outcome and cor lomecom rect procedure. " Student Senate dealt with severe major issues throughout the year One issue involved approving nev organizations. A new probationa period was added to the requirement: of becoming an organization. Improvements in parking and securi sWho olunteered Phone-A-! Tower Clii najots. Au fvone Intel There jors, " Sai (ho were in The choii jtshipatl teshman oi chools. Through lad sever; ftacy Wilm lusical ab ith the ' •ffcHsprob] y were other issues. More lights were B i go.|)j( , et up in response to security pro- iMoliiig siiiu ' lems. I Senate also helped sponsor two !»«j|; ..-, Jloodmobiies, financed students to at- •! faculty, bet. • «l " IW u. " ud€ IlStudents ' names for acceptance into s Who in College Students and rial (5 krolunteered time to assist in the alum- ' " " ' Tower Choir wasn ' t limited to music majors. Auditions were offered to end Missouri Legislature, submitted Jod }I y° ' interested. Wninist f ' " " There was such a variety of wfeaid m " ' 3J° ' ' s. " Sara Earnst said. " The people j, ' ' " " who were in the choir wanted to be. " ic v Jr ' " choir performed at a morning «oitoZ d ' ° ' " ' P ' ' ' " Christian Church, ' ™ Homecoming Awards Banquet, . . freshman orientation and various high « wth severa schools. fw» year. " Through performing and touring Wfvingneihad several positive experiences, ' ■ P ' otonajracy Wilmoth said. " I increased my W iiement! musical ability and enjoyed singing ' r7 with the various members in the Projancsecurij-hoir. ' Pizza parties, teaching at Horace Mann and service projects were just a few activities Tower 4-H Club was in- volved in. " We were basically a service organization, " Vice President Beth Peterson said. " We had fund raisers for community projects and several social events. " Peterson said the club sent delegates to national 4-H meetings. Being a member gave students a chance to learn new skills. " Through 4-H, I developed my leadership skills and it gave me several opportunities to -demonstrate those skills, " Stephanie Shatswell said. Striving for a third consecutive Ail- American, the Tower Yearbook staff used innovative techniques and creative perspectives to give the book a fresh look. This new look consisted of a variety of graphic uses and " professional polish to the designs, " Editor-in-chief Dana Kempker said. To get this polished look, editors at- tended several conventions and workshops throughout the academic year and summer. " Attending the workshop in Athens, Ohio, helped us get a better idea of what we could do with our book, " Managing Editor Maryann McWiiliams said. Producing a quality yearbook took a great deal of time and effort on the staff ' s part. " I was proud of the staff. The dedica- tion and professionalism they poured into this book made it sparkle. Every aspect was improved over last year ' s book which was an Ail-American, " Ad- viser Laura Widmer said. Kempker, editor for the second year, said there was a challenge to improve on the book. " It was an exciting challenge to create a book with more pizzazz than the 1985 Tower, " Kempker said, " but we did it, and I think the students will notice. The great difference was, for the first time, we did it without a single all-nighter! " Tower Yearbook Production Manager Kevin Fullerton and Copy Editor Mancy Meyer confer on copy length for a Greek spread. Cooperation between editors was essential in yearbook pro- duction. -Photo by T. Cape Tower Choir spent several hours practicing and perfecting their performances. Under the direction of Bryon Mitchell, the choir performed at many area high schools. -Photo by R. Abrahamson Org. Tower Yearbook 177 Group effort The University Players was a pro- ducing agency involved in all theater productions. Its orgin couldn ' t be trac- ed to any specific date, but according to Dr. Charles Schultz, theater depart- ment chairman, there was always a University Players type of group on campus. University Players was a humble organization open to anyone involved in theater productions: actors, crew, technicians and producers. University Players was an active pro- ducing agency. With about 10 produc- tions per semester, no production was more important than another. The group tried to stress that each produc- tion was equal and all were highlights of the semester. One project of the University Players was their participation at Worlds of Fun. " About 30 of us went to Kansas City and worked, " Tom McLaughlin said. The University Players were active every week, every month and every semester. Their production of such plays as " Carousel, " " When You Com- ing Back, Red Ryder? " and one act plays required extra time and effort by members. " The important thing about Universi- ty Players was they were trying to bring entertainment and cultural values to the campus and community, " Schultz said. " Basically what University Players were saying was that we couldn ' t do the productions without students, not just faculty and staff but a student body that was not all theater majors, " Presi- dent Jerry Browning said. The Weight Club was open to athletes or anyone interested in physical fitness through weightlifting. The club promoted weightlifting and gave members a chance to keep in shape. A number of athletes used the weights and took advantage of the op- portunity to increase muscle size and decrease body fat. The weight system was located in the basement of Horace Mann Gym and was frequently noted by members as a better facility than that which the University provided. Members com- peted in body building contests and power meets. It varied from member to member as to what they all got out of weightlifting. Some did it to keep in shape, build muscles or for enjoyment. " I wanted to build my body t o the point where I was capable of com- peting in a body building contest, " Roger Idas said. Though affiliated with the United Methodist Church, students of all religions were welcome at Wesley Stu- dent Center. It was a place to relax, grow closer to God, make friends and have fun. " Wesley was designed to make col- lege a little easier for everybody, " peer minister Gail Swaney said. " It was a group effort. We supported each other. It was a place to get away. " Wesley members participated in many activities throughout the year. They went on retreats, held birthday parties for Maryville health care residents and had Celebration teams give services in other churches. They also participated in painting houses for Community Care Day. This day was designed to bring the com- munity together to help elderly and w income residents in town. Wesley held several activities just for fun. " We did a lot of fun things, too, like our Sunday night suppers, " Swaney said. " Usually if it was nice out we played volleyball before we ate. Our annual canoe trip was always a big event too. " Students gather at Wesley Center for various events during the week. Rick Jenkins takes part in the Wednesday night midweek worship. -Photo by R. Abrahamson Horace Mann basement provides Weight Club members an opportunity to build muscles and get in shape. Mike Kieny lifts dumbbells to in- crease his upper body strength. -Photo by T. Cape University Players FRONT ROW: Erin Shevling. Robert Wholf, JIM Leonard and Jim Mobley. ROW 2: Pete Ottalini, Julie Reed, treas.; Thomas McLaughlin, vice pres.: Gerald Browning, pres. and Jeff fHaney, sec. BACK ROW: Lisa Smeltzer. Linda Jones. Russell Williams. Trisha Mc- Cue. David Shamberger, Brenda Wiederholt and Felecia Taylor. Wesley Center FRONT ROW: Kim Peter, sec: Kay McKaskei. Pam Luppens. Dayna Brown and Terri Schacherbauer. ROW 2: Toshio Giso. Brad Killeen, Tom Moss, Scheila Hufford and Sandy Margis. BACK ROW: John Petty. Brian Fitzgerald. Todd Fleming, vice pres.: Mike Cockwood and Doug Kelly, pres. FRONT ROW: Sue Patrick. Shari Wilmarth, Beth Petersen. Gail Swaney and Marjean Ehlers, co-director. ROW 2: Don Ehlers, co-director; Amy Cur- rent, Janice Else, Sandy Link, Patty Rathkamp, Barbara Doser and Keith Mallen. BACK ROW: Randy Strough, Beth Baier, Nancy Meyer, Alan Keyes, Penny Reynolds, John Neil and Eric Hauck. Org. Wesley 179 iVkat ' A Besides handling the pressures of attending classes and school activities, single parents are also faced with the responsibilities of raising children. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Supportive and spirited, Bobby Bearcat adds excitement to competitive sports. Freshman Rick Stevens portrays the school ' s mascot. ■Photo by S. Trunkhill 1 80 Features featme4 Students realized earning more credit hours and progress- ing up the academic ladder did not end the challenges they faced. Each year brought new subjects, problems and adapta- tions into their lives and schedules. Why students chose to attend Northwest was as varied in reason as their solutions to how to adjust to Maryville lifestyles. They learned a style all their own. Learned how to skip class, dress for near-arctic weather and locate classrooms in Colden Hall. Others sought ways to cope. Cope with the peer pressure, single parenthood or anxieties. Students quickly discovered college was full of definite ups and downs. And just as the northern weather changes, students found it hard to anticipate what challenges they would face next. Inside Scoop Campus Visiting their hallways frequently, most students probably never realized the history and stories behind the buildings they entered. page 176 Relationships After almost two decades at home, some students found themselves out on their own and relationships on the homefront changing. page 186 Features 181 lo2 Adapting Adapting to the ' Ville _ Home a way from ho me Shocked. Students who came from large cities and distant states to Maryvilie found drastic changes occured in their lifestyles. They looked for towering skyscrapers, only to find seven-story dorms, hunted for sandy beaches and vast oceans, only to find Millikan Beach, sought the Pal- ladium, only to find The Palms, searched for miles of department stores and office buildings, only to find acres of cornfields. Finding things to do in Maryvilie was hard at first for Rick Pratt, having lived in Chicago, New Jersey, Maryland and North Caro- lina. Pratt came to Maryvilie because his father grad- uated from here. " The pace of life was slow in comparison to other places I lived, " Pratt said. " I love it here though. I ' m in graduate school and have been here five years. " Several students found pace of life in Maryvilie slow, especially after dark. " There was hardly a party life at all, and there weren ' t any fancy restaurants to wine and dine women, " Mar- cus Potter said. " What really bothered me was everything closed so early. " Kenny Wysinger missed several aspects of his hometown in Illinois. " Where were all the tall buildings, discos, shopping malls, skating rinks and a clear radio station? " Wys- inger said. Coming from a city in Connecticut about 40 miles from New York, Mia Heissan found most everything in the Midwest different. Heissan came to Missouri because she had six months off before attending Cornell University to play soccer and ice hockey. Her best friend, Elizabeth Hughes, moved from Connecticut to Missouri two years ago and was attending school in the ' Ville so Heissan came here to spend a semester with her. Heissan was most fas- cinated wit h farmers, chew- ing tobbaco and people mar- rying so young. " In the East, after high school everyone goes to col- lege. Here, guys talk about buying some land and girls talk about finding a man to marry, " Heissan said. Adapting to Maryvilie was fairly easy for Heissan, but she found it difficult to get used to traffic laws. " In the East, I would drive 65 mph. 1 could even pass a policeman at that speed and he wouldn ' t do anything about it, " Heissan said. " But, I guess, here 1 can ' t. In my first month here I got eight traffic and four parking tickets costing $375. " Some students who travel- ed to Maryvilie from out of state came because of athletic scholarships. A football player from Hawaii, Junior Mao, said the biggest difference between Maryvilie and Hawaii was the absence of coconut trees and surfing. For Kenny Blanford, Maryvilie lifestyles differed a lot from Florida living. " People around here didn ' t drive fancy cars, " Blanford said. " It was a nice school though. 1 could really get into my books because there weren ' t many distrac- tions, except ' Miami Vice ' which I liked to watch to re- mind me of home. " Most students from out of town agreed the weather in Maryvilie was a major dif- ference from their home- towns. " The weather was always changing. I never knew what to expect from day to day, " Everett Jackson from Miami said. Rhonney Leopold from Texas said adapting to the weather was hard for him also. " If the weather had been all right around here every- thing else would have been, because there wasn ' t a lot to complain about, " Leopold said, " it was a nice campus with nice people. " Most students who were originally from large cities and distant states eventually settled into Maryvilie, adapted to its way of life and finally considered it a good place to call home. By Trisha Holmes Adapting 183 Business, history, English, foreign language, psychology, sociology, government and military science classes are held in Golden Hall. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Through history ' s doors People, past kept alive 184 Buildings Most students (with the poss- ible exception of a few freshmen) have pro- bably located the Adminis- tration Building. Many were probably also aware that much of it was destroyed by fire in 1979. But how many knew that the architect who designed the building, J.H. Felt, plac- ed the structure on a north- east-southwest line so each room would have sunshine at some point during the day? The J.W. Jones Student Union was a structure most students were well ac- quainted with. But how many heard it called " The House That Jack Built? " According to Mattie M. Dykes ' 1956 book " Behind- The Birches, " the building was given this nickname because of the " untiring ef- forts " of former president J.W. Jones. Jones ' efforts were rewarded when the structure became ready for use on Oct. 1, 1952 -Jones ' birthday. Many buildings on cam- pus had colorful history. Some had unusual beginn- ings, some were named for unusual people and some had high price tags ($7.4 million B.D. Owens Library). Even so, no where was history more evident than in residence halls. The high-rise dorms were all named for former educators. Two buildings, Roberta and McCracken Hall, were named for students. Roberta Hall, originally known simply as Residence Hall, was named in honor of Roberta Steel. Steel died Nov. 29, 1952, from burns she received when a gas tank exploded and des- troyed the hall. -Although she spent many months in the hospital and eventually returned to Northwest, Steel suffered a relapse and died on her 20th birthday. McCracken Hall was nam- ed for basketball Ail- American " Jumping " Jack McCracken, who played for Northwest during the ' 30s. Other campus buildings had equally interesting histories. Colden Hall, for example, was named for Charles Colden, first presi- dent of the Board of Re- gents. Anyone who walked in the south door of the Ad- ministration Building read Colden ' s words, " And the truth shall make you free. " Gilbert Whitney, a retired professor, said Colden Hall was originally designed to be similar to the Administra- tion Building. " They wanted it to have those distinctive, long hallways which were such an important part of the Ad- ministration Building, " Whitney said. Unfortunately, funds were not available for the plan. Whitney said the hallways in the completed building were considered too narrow for students to get through in case of an emergency. Another building unusual in design was the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building, the only round structure. " There was a big question on placement of the build- ing, " Whitney said. The site of the building was a low, marshy area. The building ' s flat roof caused problems, Whitney said. Water build up caused stresses in the structure, which lead to extensive leak- ing. In their book, " Towers in the Northwest, " Virgil and Dolores Albertini called the decision to name the stad- ium for William Ricken- brode " a fitting tribute to a man who could rightfully be called the first ' Mr. Bearcat, ' for was there ever so avid a Bearcat fan? " Rickenbrode, a former registrar, was awarded the M Club blanket and a life membership in the group in 1956 for his sup- port. Rickenbrode and his wife left $10,000 in scholar- ships to the university. But which campus build- ing had the most history? Whitney said the Admin- istration Building would be his choice. " It was interesting how the building changed its func- tion, " he said. Whitney said at one time the Administra- tion Building, the first building on campus, housed first grade through high school, as well as college students. Whitney said students didn ' t realize how much history the university had. " We haven ' t stressed the historical aspect, " he said. " If students could reach back and touch base with some of the former faculty and history, they ' d be better off. " Knowing the history of the university, the people who worked here and contribu- tions they made, would in- deed seem important for students to know. After all, some may have wondered why there was sunlight in each room of the Ad- ministration Building at some point during the day.O By Kelly Kirkpatrick Northwest ' s history shows through campus buildings. Each building from the high rise dorms to the library had a story of its own. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Dieterich Hall provides a new outlook to campus. From seventh floor of the high-rise dorm, the Bell Tower, Garrett-Strong, the Ad- ministration Building and B.D. Owens Library can be seen. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Two familiar campus buildings are the J.W. Jones Student Union and Administration Building. The Union furnished the dining services and the Administration Building housed the business offices. -Photo by H. Shao-Yu f-:, Ihe " oused high .: collegt • TlUCil HjKCt. " he SJ : reacli .;:c witii ( lomier (acult) ' .ihty ' dbetotet ■;e ' ilO -r.tnbu- (Bade, louid in- I infoitsit fof knot. Aflef all, liw wondered MS sniiglit in r of the hi- HI Building at lit during the WlyKirkpatrick - f. 1 1 :-£- ' - --■ " Tin? " ' ' . ileM Sometimes parents are needed to help move in and out of dorms. Tina Prewitt hugs her dad, Kenny, as he comes to help her move home for Christmas breal . -Photo by S. Trunkhill loo Relationships Dealing with parents Changing relationships Somehow it was never quite the same. Once stud- ents left home for college, their relationships with parents changed. Although students assum- ed various reasons for the changes, independence was a major factor. " I ' d say college helped me become more independent, but my relationship with my parents would have changed even if 1 hadn ' t gone to col- lege, " Scott Hamilton said. " They would have made me stand on my own two feet. " Being treated as an in- dividual was another in- fluence on the parent stu- dent relationship. " My parents treated me as an individual, " Hamilton said. " 1 made my own deci- sions. They didn ' t try to boss me around. They asked me things instead of just telling me. " Many students agreed they were more free to make their own decisions and it was just a matter of whether parents trusted them to do so. " I had a lot more respon- sibility after 1 went to col- lege, " Judi Calhoun said. " 1 had a car and my parents trusted me to decide where to go and where not to go and to decide about drinking and driving. Each year 1 got more freedom. " Calhoun felt being away from her parents forced them to recognize her in- dependence more. " I ' m 19 years old and my brother who lives at home is 21, " Calhoun said. " My parents treated him as if he were younger. It was so much easier for them not to let go of him, because he was so close. " Even though freedom was gained by attending college, several believed the amount of freedom they received after returning home depended on how well they carried themselves before leaving for college. " If 1 wanted freedom when 1 went back home, 1 had to gain my parents ' trust earlier, " Susan Bury said. Not only did the in- dependence factor of parent student relationships change, other factors chang- ed also, such as how well students were able to talk and get along with their parents. " It was different when I went home, " Ron White said. " When 1 went home, they treated me as a kid or a visitor. They were happy to see me, but they didn ' t know me anymore. " College could separate students from their parents in more than just miles. " 1 knew they still cared, " Hamilton said. " But 1 grew away from them. " Other students felt they had grown closer to their parents. " In high school. Dad and 1 fought all the time, just over little things, " Calhoun said. " After 1 went to college, we talked and got along well. 1 think they realized 1 had grown up. " Living away from home sometimes gave students a chance to see things through their parents ' pers pective. " I saw why they did all those things they did to me, " Hamilton said. " 1 could put myself into their shoes and see they did it because they cared. " Even though Hamilton understood his parents ' decisions, many students were left confused and frustrated with their parents ' rules, which they had to abide by while living at home. " At home, my parents ex- pected me to have a curfew, " Sheila Clardy said. Besides having curfews, several students were not allowed freedom to just come and go. They had to check with parents about where they would be and what time they would be home. " It was hard for me, " Beth Ellis said. " When I went home, 1 had all these restric- tions again. " Another adjustment stu- dents faced after returning home was the loss of their own bed or bedroom. Younger siblings claimed the rooms vacated by brothers or sisters, leaving the " visiting student " shar- ing a bed or sleeping on the floor. " 1 had to share my bed with my sister, " Ellis said. " It made me mad because when 1 went home some- body else had moved into my room. " Whether frustrating or rewarding, leaving home provided a challenging outlet to grow up. And students realized their rela- tionships with parents would never quite be the same again. By Stephanie Lockling Debby Kerr Visits from Mom and Dad help brighten the week. Susan Miles greets her mother. Thelma, who came from Fairfax to attend church with her daughter. -Photo by M. Wilson Relationships lOf Moving into the dorms, freshmen experience their first taste of in- dependence. Dorm life requires many adjustments. Photo by S. Trunkhill loo Freshmen! Learning the hard way Freshmen trials and tribulations Freshmen! Every- one complained a- bout them, but no one knew what to do with them. As a senior, I seemed lii e 1 didn ' t like freshmen but that wasn ' t true. The pro- blem most people, including myself, had with freshmen was forgetting we were once freshmen, too. 1 saw freshmen do some stupid things; but as a fresh- man, 1 did dumb things as well. For one, when I first got to Northwest, 1 couldn ' t find the cafeteria, so 1 didn ' t eat for two days. I was too scared to ask anyone for directions. Finally, a kind upperclassman told me 1 looked hungry and took me to eat. The cafeteria seemed to be the place freshmen had the most problems, it never failed. When a new freshman went through the line, they always grabbed the ARA dis- play plate from the counter. Blushes and stammered ap- ologies followed uproarious laughter from others in the cafeteria. Freshmen also had pro- blems, but not for long, un- derstanding their meal plans. Many times I stood in line for a sandwich at the Deli or Snack Bar behind a freshman. He would order a Hoagie, chips. Twinkle and pop or a chicken sandwich and fries; then he would ap- proach the cashier to pay for all the food, realizing he didn ' t have the Ala-Dine r Plan which allowed him to eat in those areas. He had a 20-meal plan instead. It bac- ked up lines and made ever- yone else impatient. However, having dif- ficulties with food systems weren ' t their only problems. Freshmen always made the first day of classes amusing for an upperclassman. 1 could usually spot a fresh- man wandering around Col- den Hall looking for an exit. Granted, Colden can be con- fusing to new people. Fresh- men were likely ones to be lost. I felt sorry for some be- cause they walked around the building with dazed looks. If I tried to approach them to help, immediately terror grasped them and they made tracks away, because 1 was an up- perclassman. During the first day of classes, another way to spot a freshman was to see who carried all their books to classes. Whether they load- ed backpacks or slung books on their hips, freshmen always had every text with them. Okay, so 1 did the same thing as a freshman. I ' m still embarrassed to think I lugg- ed books, notebooks and 50 writing utensils around all day. In yet another way, freshmen were funny. If 1 was sitting in class and bored, 1 looked outside at people walking on sidewalks, carry- ing class schedules. Freshmen were the ones who looked extremely con- fused, but perfectly dressed. They spent three hours get- ting ready for their 8 a.m. class. The rest of the student body looked like they rolled out of bed 10 minutes before class, which was probably true. 1 asked a freshman girl why she dressed up every day for class. " I might meet a cute guy, " she responded. Consequently, 1 wondered if maybe that was my problem in the area of men. Perhaps I needed a new wardrobe? On the other hand, while freshmen girls dressed to impress guys, freshmen guys wore what they did in high school, namely their letterman ' s jacket and class ring. Walking around cam- pus with their letterman ' s jacket on, freshmen guys were easily spotted. The problem was no one cared if they had earned a letter or not. 1 could hear medals clanging together every time a freshman guy walked by. It was like an alarm to tell everyone he was a freshman. I tried to warn a freshman guy once and he said he didn ' t care and clinked away. Freshmen may have had a few quirks in their behavior; but not to worry, they were only freshmen once. Mer- cifully it lasted no more than eight months, at least for most.O By Mary Henry I mqi have had a jlheirtnliavior; (ony.tlieywere » once. Mef aj no more than (8, at least for Freshmen! lo9 I Beverages pf all types could be found at parties. It was no longer unacceptable or uncommon to see a Coke instead of Coors quenching someone ' s thirst. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Under pressure Hanaimg coFioT pie said shunned 190 Peer Pressure Alcohol wasn ' t nee- ded to have good times. Many peo- ' no " to drinking, peer pressure and found other forms of enter- tainment. Renting VCR ' s and going out to movies or for pizza replaced attending bars to have fun. " I could act just as crazy as they (drinkers) could without being intoxicated, " Lisa Davis said. Another student who didn ' t hesitate to live up to his values was Tom Leith. A non-drinker, Leith said he never needed alcohol to have a good time. " I ' d see people getting drunk, and was glad 1 didn ' t have to. " Different reasons domi- nated decisions for not drinking. For example, in- cidences of alcohol-related accidents influenced several non-drinkers. " A friend and an older buddy were killed by a drunk To drink or not to drink? This and many other pressuring ques- tions are asked of first year college students as they begin to make decisions away from home. -Photo by T. Cape driver, " Phil Zurilla said. It got to the point where stricter laws were passed, li- quor licenses weren ' t renew- ed and bars were closed. However, the decision to drink remained an indiv- idual choice. Whatever the reasons peo- ple decided not to drink, peer pressure was evident. " I ' ve had girls walk away and some people ask, ' why do 1 go to parties if 1 don ' t drink? " ' Mark Pyatt said. Another problem was " not even being invited to the parties, " Dotti Thompson said. One way to cope with peer pressure, Leith said, was to avoid persistent people who wanted someone to drink with. " When people got drunk, they became insis- tant, and I just had to walk away, " he said. Walking away became more widely accepted and peer pressure was usually handled more positively. " 1 didn ' t give into peer pressure easily, " Davis said. " I wasn ' t one to follow the crowd. " The pressure tended to stray away from those who held their own and focused more on those who could be caught up in it. Handling the peer pressure brought many advantages. " I saved money, didn ' t become fat and didn ' t act stupid, " Donnetta Cooper said. " 1 always remembered what 1 did and 1 knew that I had a safe way home if 1 went somewhere, " T.hompson said. Students found they were faced with many challenges during college life, one of these was a decision on drinking. Some buckled under peer pressures, but others triumphantly stood up for what they felt was right. By Debby Kerr Lisa Helzer ir iw l IJc By Dtbby Ken LiM HelzH .•■««s; , ' A ' for abstinance Not all classwork was done in an academic environment. In fact, many " lucky " fellows did homework at The Palms. Dr. Qus Rischer, chairman of psychology, believed peer pressure was a strong in- fluence for people to begin and continue to drink. Through surveys and experiments conducted in Rischer ' s class, students dealt first-hand with peer pressure. Students, who were known drinkers, volunteered to abstain from alcohol for six weeks. Although this sounded relatively easy, students were also required to attend parties, bars or other socializing activities, but not tell friends or family they were in- volved in a class experiment. Rischer noted during one semester when three students conducted this experiment, all were amazed at how much peer pressure intruded on their lives. With five choices for a graded class pro- ject, Phil Kenkel chose the alcohol experi- ment, thinking it would be easiest. " In the end the experiment was hardest. I wasn ' t prepared for what it involved, " he said. In the beginning, his friends kidded and joked about why he wasn ' t drinking with them. Then they began looking at Kenkel not drinking as their problem. One guy kept constantly bothering him to drink, Kenkel said. At one point a friend of- fered him money. However, in context with the experiment, Kenkel didn ' t take it. After the experiment, Kenkel said he con- trolled his drinking, instead of drinking con- trolling him. Maybe homework was more easily done in the library. By Lisa Helzer Though some prefer to say " no " to drinking, they are often forced into a pressure situation. -Photo by S. Trunkhil! Peer Pressure 191 192 Skipping Well, excuse me Diary of a chronic skipper Spring Journal for excuses Fri. Jan. 17 Opened my sack of books to see what my adviser sign- ed me up for. My spring classes include: basic photography -- oh good, I ' ve got my trusty Bazooka Bub- ble Gum camera. Chemistry " this could be interesting. We might learn about chemical substances. Life drawing - this will give me a chance to polish up on my stick figures. Golf - great, comes in handy if 1 decide to become a doctor. Men. Jan. 20 Went to all my classes to- day. 1 like to attend all my classes the first week of the semester, so the profs think I ' m serious about my educa- tion. What they don ' t know won ' t hurt them. Fri. Jan. 24 Couldn ' t do it-skipped. Tues. Jan. 28 The campus calendar said Great Expectations, so I sat in my room all day expec- ting something great. By the time I realized it was a play, I ' d missed my classes. Tues. Feb. 1 1 Last week, our photo- graphy instructor announc- ed we ' d be spending the next three weeks in the darkroom. After the third day, I wondered if they were ever going to send in food. I missed a few classes before they found me. Fri. Feb. 14 Sat in my room all day waiting for my flowers to be delivered. 1 got bummed when none arrived, so I went out and bought a 10 lb. box of chocolates for myself. Men. Feb. 17 Developed such a moun- tain range of zits from the chocolates, that I had to stay in my room with thick mask of Clearasil on my face. Wed. Feb. 19 Walked outside to go to class and everything was foggy. Thought my contacts were dirty so went back to clean them and missed this morning ' s classes. Thurs. Feb. 20 Went to my photography class. Printed pictures as a group. Instructor said something about safe lights and I thought he said it was safe to turn on the lights, so I did. 1 don ' t think I ' ll have to skip that class anymore, I ' ve been kicked out. Wed. Feb. 26 Got up for my 8 a.m., turn- ed on the tube and heard the forecast for temps in the 60s. 65 degrees!. ..February! ...Maryville!... surely they ' d call off classes. 1 grabbed my shades, my friends, a full cooler and headed for the lake. Men. Mar. 3 Glanced out the window and saw people walking at a 45 degree angle against ar- tic Maryville winds. Decided not to brave the elements and went back to bed. Thurs. Mar. 6 Skipped classes to visit my golf instructor in the hospital. He accidently got in the way of my backswing and man, was he teed off! Fri. Mar. 7 Finally opened my D-slips and decided it was time to get serious about classes. I ' m changing my attitude and am going to start atten- ding classes every day. Men. Mar. 10 Went to all my classes. Tues. Mar. 1 1 Realized it was Break this week. Spring! Thurs. Mar. 20 Planning to take GED tests at the Palms this even- ing. I ' ve heard it stands for Get Extremely Drunk. Fri. Mar. 21 Vaguely remember taking my test last night. I passed... out. Wed. Mar. 26 Accidentally learned about acid rain in chemistry lab. acid-filled beaker exploded. Think I ' ll skip classes until the bandages come off. ' i Tues. Apr. 1 Told myself I ' d go to all my classes today. Ha-ha. April Fool ' s! y Mon. Apr. 14 Gave blood this morning. Had to skip my afternoon classes ... felt really drained. Tues. Apr. 22 Wandered into life draw- ing class after missing 15 consecutive classes. Saw the nude model and kicked myself for skipping class so much. Ever-dreaded Finals Week Do miracles still happen? Will my profs have pity on me, the chronic skipper? I ' ve learned that all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, but all play and no work can get him on academic proba- tion. By Nancy Meyer r r,20 9 to take lety Drank. ■ fnberta inc «t night. ' 26 ntaily learnedl iwiindieniistiy kMU beaketl TM 111 skii tithe ,1 «lf I ' d go to all s today. Ha-ha, il 14 xdlliisnoniiiis Dp my (JliaBy drained. 22 i into life draw- ate missing 15 edsseS ' Sawthe U and kided Golfing class so led Finals Week c ' s € ' i P ■;:s l ave pity on OTicski|)per?l ' v itall»ork8iid« , Jack a dull boy , no work can ! academic P™ ' " ' ByltncyW ' y " V. y Roommate turned off alarm Death (specify) I forgot where class was held Held hostage 1 thought it was Saturday Sick Precalc v v • History • • • Psych V • Speech jr ja, V • Biology y V • Skipping 193 Economical prices and availabili- ty makes Itza pizza popular with students. Carl Koestner pulls out a sausage pizza during the lunch hour. -Photo by M. Wilson 194 Pizza War Personal pizza preference Dialing for pizzas It began around 10 p.m. An epidemic of stomach rumblings and waiting for a phone. What would it be tonight? Free Coke? Delivery? Plus size? Or Ala Dine? What were those college students desiring? Pizza! Gimmicks and a variety of choices plagued most students with a dilemma-- which pizza would they buy? A G felt they had the best pizza. " We had better pizza, of course, " Owner George Gromoupis said. " We were cheaper and our pizza was made from scratch. " But, keeping their business from the competi- tion took great effort. " The competition took some business, but competi- tion was good, " Gromoupis said. " We planned to do more besides free pop and faster service. As for what, we weren ' t sure. " Pizza Hut began deliver- ing during the year and found tough competition. Several students wanted to buy Pizza Hut pizza, but felt the pizza was too expensive. " Pizza Hut had good pizza Oominos moved to town in December bringing more competi- tion to the four other pizza places. Jim Whittington races to deliver pizza within the 30 minute guarantee. -Photo by R. Abraham- son and it was my favorite, " Susan Goodwin said. " 1 usually ordered from them whenever I had the extra money, but they cost more than the others. " Pizza Hut had plans to " start delivering the size people received in the restaurant, rather than the Plus size and then lower the price, " Manager Steve Mc- Crary said. Pizza Hut gained business and tried to keep business with Priazzo Pies. " We planned to deliver Priazzo Pies and we also had the ' buy a large, medium charge ' , " McCrary said. When new businesses ar- rived, everyone seemed to give them a try. " Everyone tried the new businesses, but we had our customers back, " said Earl Brown, Pagliais ' owner said. " We won them back with our price, quality, fast and friendly service. " The reason. Brown said, for business slowing down was " because of Itza pizza on campus. " Itza pizza was gaining at- tention because of price and 1G NORTHWESfi STATE W • availability. ' ' " 1 ate pizza at the deli, because I didn ' t have the ex- tra money to order carry-out pizza, " Rhonda Hall said. Cost was important when choosing a pizza. " We had the lowest priced pizza in town and it was the biggest, " said Don Pinkston, cash and catering manager. Dominos was the newest establishment who tried its best to gain and keep customers. Their pizza prices were a main factor in accomplishing that goal. " I liked Dominos ' delivery service because they were fast. ..and cheaper, " Carmen Johnson said. Dominos felt they had three reasons for gaining customers. " Three basic things going for us were product, service and price, " Owner Kevin Tedford said. " Plus we guar- anteed delivery in 30 min- utes. " Pizza gimmicks worked or at least enticed buyers. But, when it came to the bottom line, what counted was per- sonal preference. By Janet Mines 1 •8@SS 4 ' ' i% Signs advertising pizza sprung up all over town. Each of the signs represented a different pizza with a different style. -Photo by S. Trunk- hill Adding cheese to a pizza, Shawn Skoglund works in the kitchen of the new Pizza Hut. The old building was converted to their delivery ser- vice. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Pizza War 195 students try to make dorm rooms as comfortable as possible. Jeff Witham reveals a little of his personality through his surroun- dings. -Photo by J. Hopper Some students choose basket- ball games to present their per- sonalities. Some sat quietly observ- ing, while others almost brought down the roof, or bleachers, with their spirited actions. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Color speaks louder than words Red is the color of ac- tion, love and a yearning for the impulsive life. You are iii ely to be outspoken, athletic and fickle. Do you have a quick temper and rely on first impressions? Yellow means you are probably intellectual with a controlled temper and stubborn opinions. You en- joy flattery and offer sensi- ble advice. Blue is a sign of a capable, conservative and sensitive person. You are resourceful and responsi- ble, but find it hard to release emotions. Do you find yourself being too serious and stubborn? Green favorites tend to be friendly in nature with a defined social life. They may seem to indulge too much, but take part in community affairs. They tend to gossip and look for people with similar characteristics. Orange may find you friendly, cheerful and able to get along well with peo- ple. Do you hate to be alone? You tend to yearn for a warm and mellow at- mosphere. Brown means you are probably conscientious, steady and follow a budget. People find you dependable, but you seldom exert yourself in the area of friendship. Purple lovers are artists at heart who like to im- press people. You like to be surrounded by talented people, but don ' t go out of your way for them. Blue-green tends to at- tract sensitive people with excellent taste. You may be emotionally cold closed and a bit self-centered. You are independent, yet yearn for love and adoration. Pink is the favorite of af- fectionate and cheerful people, but not to im- pulsive extremes. The joyful and easygoing life is best suited for you with a longing for comforts. 1 96 Personality Plus You ' ve got personality Revealing your true self Impressions of pers- onality could be obtained witiiout ut- Itering a single syllable. P Personality could be ijenhanced through hand- f ' writing, bumper stickers, nicknames and some even believed astrological signs brought out personality traits. One of the most pro- 1 minant ways to introduce a| personality was individual J color choice. w Color reflected many jkHthings about a personality. ■H " lf they wore bright colors Wthey were happy, cheerful ] and outgoing, " Nancy Re- H naud said. " Dark colors 1 meant they were quiet, 1 down- to-earth people, while H pastels were outgoing as 1 well as quiet and sensitive. " H Bright colors were very W ' popular choices. " My favorite color was red, " Joyce McKenna said. " I lik- ed to be noticed and stand out in a crowd. " Red was a favorite among many students. " I liked red, " Diane Moore said, " it was bright, bold and indepen- dent. It said one thing -solid. It didn ' t have a lot of varia- tions. Wearing red said I was in a really good mood, ready to socialize and do things. When I wore brown I didn ' t want to be talked to. Pink was feminine and blue, just average, " she said. Colors could mean a variety of things to different people. " Blue said 1 was open and could accept things for what they were, open to new ideas, " Renaud said. " It also said people could talk to me easily. " Clothes were also a way to manifest individuality. " Clothes reflected a per- sonality, how they felt about themselves and their mood, " Renaud said. Furthermore, the type of clothing worn could disclose different characteristics. " Sweatshirts said I was com- fortable and easygoing, " Moore said. To some students the way people dressed reflected their personality, but, some students felt clothes weren ' t an important reflection. " Clothes didn ' t say anything about a person, " Carol Adams said. People dressed to conform. " Clothes may have or may not have exposed personali- ty, but " clothes reflected how they wanted people to see them, " Moore said. Eyesight was not the only channel or sense used to determine personality. The sense of hearing was an im- portant passageway to understanding someone ' s personality. Music disclosed an abun- dance of information about attitudes and feelings. " 1 lik- ed rock, but not hard rock, " Karen Childers said. " Music said a lot about my attitudes and feelings. " Usually music revealed something a student was go- ing through. " I liked the meanings relating to my life, " Adams said. In addition, music ref- lected the individuality of students. " I liked country music, " Renaud said. " I was quiet and didn ' t need loud music to have a good time. I liked to mellow out. " Even though color, clothes and music reflected part of a personality during a first impression, many times people didn ' t rely on those first impressions. " I didn ' t think first impres- sions were important, it was too easy to get the wrong idea, " Adams said. " I judged by the look in their eyes. The way they talked or expressed themself was important; see- ing them react to various situations really told their personality. " Sometimes it took mak- ing a mistake about so- meone to stop paying atten- tion to first impressions. " First impressions weren ' t important because I have thought differently about people, then we became good friends and I found out we had a lot in common, " Jennifer Bodenhausen said. However, some students did rely on first impressions of a personality. " First im- pressions were important, at least, 1 always remember them, " Amy Larson said. Other things reflected your personality. Make-up, posters, license plates or possibly even placement in the family influenced per- sonalities. So remember, the next time you meet someone-even the way you smile or hold your head can give personality away! " Their smile reflected per- sonality the most, " Moore said. By Lori Nelson Dorm rooms become a home away from home for most students. Andrea Parsons resides in Wilson Hall. -Photo by J. Hopper Personality Plus 197 l9o Procrastination Putting it off today And maybe again tomorrow Maybe it should have been cons- idered an art but it was at least the kind of art everyone could develop almost to perfection, teacher or student, in all areas of study. Procrastination. Many considered it an evil of idleness, but others con- sidered it a way of life. " Most definitely, " " pos- itively, " " oh yes " and " you bet. " We found it was almost unanimous that yes, even Northwest students fell into the procrastination trap. " I procrastinated to avoid doing things I didn ' t want to do, " Janet Schieber said. " I never procrastinated at work, It was too important- just with more menial tasks and homework. " Procrastination of studies seemed to be a vice most students fell prey to. " I ' m the worst about put- ting off research papers and group projects, " Pam Davis said. " But without the pressure it put on me, 1 would never have gotten it done. I would have gotten the same grade either way. " But some students felt waiting until the very last minute was hazardous to the final outcome-that grade printed clearly on the top margin. " 1 would have done a much better job if 1 had done things earlier and paced myself, " Jacque Hoppers said. " When 1 had to do something was when I was at my best, " Jeri Johnson said. " 1 always did my daily assignments right away; the rest I managed to get done before the test. " Tests were usually the in- centive to get things rolling again once procrastination hit, but other factors seemed to come into play also. " My roommates and friends would make me feel guilty, " Jennifer Shemwell said. " I always knew it had to be done, but still blew it off to the last possible moment. I always told myself 1 could do it later, if it was an easy class. Or I felt dumb if it was a subject 1 didn ' t unders- tand, so 1 put if off as long as 1 could. " Others put the guilt on themselves. " Sometimes I just got tired of being unorganized and wanted things in their place, " Schieber said. Bad grades and failing slips were other incentives to crack open those dusty books and turn off the TV. But was there ever a cure in sight? " 1 got a temporary cure from plain self-motivation, " Bill Williams said. Others felt planning was the definite key to no more all-nighters. " I had to make out schedules and really got upset with myself if I didn ' t follow them, " Jill Haning said. " When I was a freshman, I read every chapter assigned. 1 had no social life, but 1 had a 4.0 QPA. Maybe if we didn ' t have a TV I would have done better. " Excuses. Those were always plentiful, and reasonably believable, for those skilled at the art of procrastination. " 1 felt my social life and friends were more important than constant studying, " Johnson said. " 1 just couldn ' t do it without the deadlines that putting it off until the last minute created, " Davis said. Of course there was always the infamous, " Why do it today when you can put it off until tomorrow, " Williams said. But then when tomorrow finally arrived, there was laundry to do, dishes to wash, the dog to walk, that room to clean. ..and the books somehow remained on the shelf a little longer. By Dana Kempker Procrastination 199 Taking advantage of warm weather on Feb. 1, Mark QIaspie and Mike McCoy play Ultimate. A combination of frisbee and football, Ultimate was a popular warm weatfier sport. -Photo by T. Cape 200 Weather Mother Nature and me Students battle the elements Due to geographic- al location, North- west was subject to all types of weather. Students never knew what to expect from day to day, and most preferred one weather type over another. " On cold snowy days, I wanted to stay in bed, " Brian Norman said. " I was on the sixth floor and 1 looked down and saw people fighting against the wind. 1 wondered if it was worth it to go to class. " Some teachers felt the weather had an effect on students ' classroom beha- vior. " I loved to teach during the winter, " Dr. Diane Gor- cyca said, " especially during a big snow storm. The students all came in ex- hilarated. Once they got to class it was like they had braved the elements, so they loved to be there. " Snow wasn ' t the only form Getting from class to class can be difficult after it snows. Beth Cran- dall and Barbara Hein try to keep from falling on the slick steps. -Photo by T. Cape of precipitation students and teachers liked. " I liked rain, " Jill Glad- bach said. " 1 liked quiet sprinkling rain, not the pour- ing down rain with thunder. 1 liked it because I could go out and splash around and 1 didn ' t have to worry about doing my hair because 1 knew it was going to get wet anyway. " Rainy weather limited out- side activities. " 1 liked the rain, " Dana Derry said. " When it was raining, I didn ' t mind going and sitting in class because I knew 1 couldn ' t do anything else outside. " Of course, most students were partial to warm and sunny conditions. " When it was sunny and warm 1 still didn ' t want to go to class, " DeeDee Cox said. " But I went to class anyway, because then I could get out and walk around in the nice weather. " Along with warm weather came a pleasant change of scenery. " I liked it when it was warm and sunny, but not too bright, " Lori Thompson said. " 1 wanted to see men in shorts and tank tops. " The weather in the Midwest was ever-changing and unpredictable. " It was a burden on students because they had to have their whole wardrobes here, " John Bryant said. " One day I would wear a winter coat and the next day I wore a short sleeve shirt with. " Students who weren ' t ac- customed to weather in the Midwest (or United States for that matter) had difficul- ty predicting the weather. " Back in London 1 knew what to expect from day to day, but here 1 can never tell what ' s going to happen, " Roger Bassi said. By Laura Day Pat Schleeter 1 p r im 1 1 1 1;! 1 1 V r¥ Weather held several drawbacks for students on compus. Bryan Brum clears the ice from his car windshield. -Photo by T. Cape Sharing an umbrella while walk- ing to class are Jackie Long and Mark Dearberry. Maryville weather had students guessing on what to wear each day. -Photo by T. Cape Strong winds frequently become a problem for students. Jill Mees fights a wind gust while trying to get into her car on the square. -Photo by D. Kempker Weather 201 ■Wuct m Enthusiasm fills the stands as fans gather to cheer on the Bearcat football teann. Attending athletic events was one of many things students did for recreation. -Photo by S. Trunkhil! Taking advantage of a mild autumn day, Larry Cottle and Qreg Thomsen prepare to fly a remote control airplane. Cottle and Thomsen are roommates and both own model planes. Photo by R. Abrahamson 202 People PeofiSe Throughout the year students wondered what was going to happen next. They questioned the new policies the ad- ministration made and the proposals recommended by various committees. Individual personalities were seen in over 5,000 faces. Ex- pressions of happiness, frustration, anxiety and relief decorated halls and sidewalks. Students arrived from as far as Japan and as nearby as Conception Junction. They were as unique as their preference in music and their cars kept in the crowded parking lots. But they were all alike in at least one way. They were all students on campus. Perhaps the biggest adjustment came in their social lives. The crackdown by Maryville Public Safety caused campus awareness of alcohol. This put a damper on night life around the ' Ville and had students wondering what would happen next. Inside Scoop Seniors With senior statements complete, ap- plications for degrees turned in and placement records filed; seniors were prepared for that last step. Graduation. Underclassmen While some fought the embarrassing moments a freshman year could entail, others counted credit hours hoping to achieve their next grade level. page 212 page 230 xmmmiMati: People 203 Ill Silll2 tothgooda jivantages Sharon woik nentandtie Wre. We we Allowing time to discuss their agenda for the week, Drs. Bob and Betty Bush find scheduling time together difficult. The Bushes have been working together at Nor- thwest for eight years. They agreed their working relationship brought more balance to their opinions and more exposure to the total institution. -Photo by S. Trunkhill iasaW)o ' Sharon s (ork on a ci liiisband. " We shar ;her, " she! 1 well for techniques, Drs. Bob at Northwf years, They md negativ " There » tat the Si it was a pri goodorbac the situatio Albertini, Virgil English Alsup, Richard Physical Education Andrews, Al Industrial Arts Chairman Auffert, Wanda Purchasing Director Bailey, Mancy Physical Education Baker, John Finance Bauman, David Currlculam Instruction Bauman, Lorraine Health Services Baxter, Gerald Business Management Belcher, Kathryn Office Administration Bernard, Barbara Physical Education Bohlken, Robert Speech Boone, Luke Library Breiner, Tammy Custodial Supervision Brekke, Ann Physical Education 204 Faculty Faculty A familiar face 24-hours a day Sharing a life and sharing the same kind of job would seem to be in ideal situation, but couples found J3oth good and bad sides. Sharon Ross said there were many jadvantages to working together. [Sharon worked in the speech depart- lent and her husband, Theophil, in hheatre. We were within walking listance, " Sharon said, " and that as a major advantage. " Sharon said it was enjoyable to A ' ork on a common ground with her nusband. " We shared our ideas with each Dther, " she said. " If something work- ed well for one of us, like teaching techniques, we discussed it. " Drs. Bob and Betty Bush worked at Northwest together for eight years. They felt there were positive and negative sides. " There was a tendency to talk about the same topics. " Bob said. " If it was a pressing topic, it could be good or bad. I had some empathy for the situation. If we had worked in a totally different environment, we might not have any understanding at all. " " Our life centered around the in- stitution, so of course we discussed it a lot, " Betty said. Bob said their relationship was nice because they had two perspec- tives on issues relating to the univer- sity: administration and faculty. Working for two different areas of the school kept them more open- minded to problems affecting them. Betty said there were many times when they joked about problems between them. " There were always the fun times when, as a faculty person I ' d say, ' Why did the administration do this? ' and as an administrator he ' d say, ' Well, why did the faculty do that? ' , " Betty said. Working together in the math department since 1970, Dr. AAorton and Mrs. Jean Kenner were another couple on campus. Just because two people married and worked together, though, didn ' t mean they thought and acted alike. " An error many people made was in predicting two people who were married and in the same area (of work), were going to react, respond, support and oppose everything iden- tically, " Morton said. " That was in- deed not the case. " Because of the great deal of time spent with students and other facul- ty, there might have been a need for more privacy at home, Morton said, even though they had separate studies in their house. Teaching for a university was a bit like being involved in a little com- munity aside from the town one liv- ed in, Morton said. " When you opted for a university life, and if a spouse wasn ' t in it, the spouse was partially outside of what was your whole life, including com- mitments, identifications and everything, " Morton said. Though there were both advan- tages and disadvantages to working together at the University, most couples felt they shared more than just a job together. They shared a major part of their life. By Nancy Meyer Brekke, Jerald Government Chairman Brown, Craig Speech Brown, Ray Economics Brown, Robert Economics Browning, Ed Accounting Chairman Browning, Sharon Marketing Chairman Buker, Kathleen Library Bush, Betty Currlculam Instruction Butler, Doug Agriculture Cain, Brenda Secretary Carter, Sharon Broadcast Serv. Statlon Mngr. Clark, Debbie Home Economics Collins, Gary Physical Education Crist, LeRoy Industrial Arts DeYoung, Ron Dean Business Gov ' t Faculty 205 Detmer, Carol Counseling Psych Dewhirst, Robert Government Dizney, Desmion Health Services Dorrel, Trudy nursing Douthat, Michael Broadcast Services Easteria, David Biology Hasten, Steve Maintenance Asst.Dir. Epley, Roger Admin. Guidance Frucht, Richard History Humanities Fry, Carrol English Frye, Charles Geology Geography Garten, Scott Math Gayler, George History Humanities Qeddes, LaDonna Dean Communications Gelsert, Brad History Humanities Gorcyca, Diane Speech Qoudge, Theodore Geology Geography Graham, Michael Admin. Guidance Gregory, Robert Physical Education Qrispino, Franl Admin. Guidance Chairman 206 Faculty Hanks, Nancy Library Director Harris, Max Technical Services Dir. Hayes, Phil Dean of Students Hemenway, Henry Curriculam Instruction Hincl ley, William Curriculam Instruction Hinshaw, George Speech Hollingsworth, Lynda Math Statistics Horner, Channing History Humanities Scrapbook of memories f V Born in Iowa, he was raised in Texas, worked abroad and settled in , aryville. He wasn ' t a gypsy; he was business and economics professor, Dr. Robert Brown. Before Brown came to Northwest n 1971, he experienced many hard- ships and challenges that made him ihe person he is today--not only a srofessor, but a caring and concern- ;d counselor. Brown ' s difficult background con- tributed to his concern for people ' s problems. During the Depression, Brown ' s Father, a bridge contractor, li- quidated to seek work in Texas. Brown, his younger brother and parents, traveled through Texas in an automobile for more that two years with only three trunks and a tool box. Brown ' s family became migrant, living in tourist camps. When Brown completed sixth grade, he and his father picked 200 pounds of cotton a day for a dollar ' s learning. ' At the beginning of World War II, Brown ' s financial burdens were replaced with new worries. Con- ijfronted with enlistment in the Navy, he was also faced with the disap- pearance of his father, whom he never saw again until his father ' s death 18 years later. Even though the disappearance of Brown ' s father was an unfortunate incident, the Navy proved to be just the opposite. " Being in the Navy was a good ex- perience, " Brown said. " I learned a lot about people. " After returning from war. Brown was forced into a parental role for his younger brother and worked to provide for his family. This dampered Brown ' s goals. " 1 always wanted to go to college, but just didn ' t have the money, " Brown said. Finally, Brown ' s opportunity to gain an education came. " In 1951, 15 minutes before my Gl bill died, 1 enrolled at Texas A l University, " Brown said. After this decision, many more doors opened for Brown. He became a technical adviser to Ecuador and a visiting professor at the Inter- American University In Puertb Rico. " When I traveled, worked and liv- ed in a foreign country, it broadened my interests and I had a better at- titude towards life, " Brown said. " It made me appreciate my education much more when 1 traveled-it made things more meaningful. " Finally, in 1971, Brown found his way back to the Midwest and ac- cepted a teaching position in Maryville. " Northwest had two things going for it-good students and also the op- portunity to learn a vocation and be educated at the same time, " Brown said. With this in mind, Northwest pro- vided Brown with self-fulfilling employment and in 1972, helped in- troduce him to his wife. Brown has two children. Julie is 11 and Robbie, 8, " who (by atten- ding Horace Mann) were products of Northwest. " In 1978, Brown ' s family of four quickly expanded when he accepted an invitation to be the Delta Zeta sorority faculty sponsor. Brown ' s involvement, concern for people and ability to apply past hardships and meaningful ex- periences to present day situations, built a strong foundation to extend his teaching into honest and sincere advisement. By Debby Kerr heiteediins Faculty 207 Hoskey, Marvin Agriculture Hubbard, Dean President Hull, Qayle Broadcast Services Ireland, John Military Science Jewell, Duane Agriculture Jewett, Mike English Johnson, Kenna Housing Johnson, Mike Brdcst. Operations Mngr. Personality Plus — Reversing the spotlight Sweet smelling tobacco lingered throughout the room; the pipe resid- ed in an elephant-shaped ash tray. In Dr. Charles Schultz ' s office in the Mary Linn Performing Arts Center, the tobacco smell and large collec- tion of ceramic elephants abounded. Dr. S chultz, or Doc, as he was commonly known, was chairman of the theatre department. Schultz said he never thought about being a speech and theatre in- structor when he was younger. " I was always involved in athletics during my high school years, " he said, " and 1 wanted to be a football coach. " " When 1 ran into a couple of the football players and my head touch- ed their belt buckles, 1 decided teaching theatre might be a better idea, " Schultz said. Schultz ' s office walls were cov- ered with pictures from a variety of theatre productions. " I ' ve acted in over 60 plays and directed about the same, and I guess when you add up all of my technical performances as well, I ' d say I ' ve done over 200 plays and musicals, " he said. " One of my more memorable moments was directing ' Our Town ' last year, " Schultz said. " I had directed ' Our Town ' when 1 was younger and my goal was to direct the same play in three stages of my life-young, middle-aged and old. 1 have made it through two stages; that was certainly one of my high- lights. " Schultz was popular with stud- ents. He could almost always be seen with a smile on his face and a mischievous twinkle in his eyes. " He had such a positive personali- ty, " Russ Williams said. " It allowed him to see the best in everyone. He was such an ' up ' person, which made people around him feel a little better when they had a bad day. " Schultz described himself as be- ing a " people person " and always " looking for the good in people. " On the other hand, Schultz also described himself as being very tenacious. " When 1 saw something 1 really wanted, " he said. " 1 was very determined to get it. " Dr. Theophil Ross agreed. " 1 would say Doc was very determined about everything he did, " Ross said. " He wouldn ' t quit at anything. But then again, he was at the same time very much an optimist. He was such a jovial person that it really rubbed off on other people. " Although once having a dream of becoming a football coach, Schultz approached teaching theatre with a positive outlook and his decision became one he would never regret. " If I could do anything in the world, " he said, " I would do exactly what I ' m doing right now. " 0 By Doug Ford " f Optimism always shows through Dr. Charles Schultz. On the first day of his theatre appreciation class, he tells his students that he is not the person who draws " Peanuts " comic strip. Photo by T. Richards r 208 Faculty Jones, Keith Marketing Jones, Paul English Kelly, Alfred Business Gov ' t. Kenner, Jean Math Statistics King, Terry Math Statistics Kolenc, Koleen Counseling Kramer, Ernest Music Kunecke, Ronda Housing Laing, Ann Curriculam Instruction Lamer, Fred Mass Comm. Chairman Leeper, Roy Dean General Studies Lesher, Merle Administration Guidance Litte, Bruce English Lucido, Patricia Administration Guidance Ludden, Keith Broadcast Serv. News Coord. McCown, Eugene Psychology McDonald, Gary Computer Science McDonald, Merry Computer Science McEvoy, Tony Industrial Arts McLaughlin, David Government McLaughlin, Patrick Finance Merrick, Irma Physical Education Middleton, Theresa Custodial Services Midland, Dale English Moss, Earle Music Mothershead, Harmon History Humanities Chairman Mull, Sandra Physical Education Murphy, Kathryn Library Muskus, Thomas Military Science Nedderman, Robert Library New, Richard Curr. Instruction Chrmn Morton, Edgar Finance Movak, Michele Housing Oliver, Georgia Secretary Owens, June Nursing Faculty 209 Padgitt, Dennis Agriculture Palmer, David Environ. Serv. Dir. Parmelee, Bruce Industrial Arts Phillis, Randy English Rickman, Jon Computer Serv. Dir. Riley, Nancy Curr. Instruction Ritchie, Amy Curr. Instruction Ross, Sharon Speech Ross, Theo Theatre Saucerman, James English Chairman Sherman, Laurabelle Speech Shipley, Frances Home Ec. Chairman Sinn, Lionel Physical Education Slater, David English Smeltzer, Jim Chemistry Physical Sci. Sowell, Norm Military Science Stanton, Leola Nursing Stucki, Warren Broadcast Serv. Chief Eng. Sundberg, David Counseling Director Sundberg, Sue Math Statistics Thompson, Pat Admin. Guidance Tillett, Lyie Military Science VanDyke, Patt English VanZomeron, Wayne Psychology Waddle, Debra Housing Ward, Helen Custodial Service Webster, Kathie Speech Chairman Weeks, Dennis English Widmer, Laura Mass Communications Willinski, David Mass Communications Winstead, Wayne Physical Education Wright, Gerald Curriculam Instruction Wundrum, Rebecca Administration Guidance Zirfas, Monica Admin. Secretary to Pres. Zweifel, Thomas Agriculture 210 Faculty Aburime, Tony-Adams Education Specialist Berndt, Sandra History Brammer, Randy Business Fana, Jafar Agriculture Finley, Leiand Computer Education Fletchall, Stephan Music Qaroussian, Mahuash Business Herauf, Kevin Agriculture Menqwuei, Lai Business Nakajima, Seiichiro Business Oiso, Toshio Business Sanchez, Jaime Business Strough, Randal Biology Tompkins, Brenda English Wardojo, Justanti Business Graduates Grads 211 Ackley, Denise Broadcast Bus. Adamson, Teri Journalism Bus. Alliger, Brian Agronomy Anderson, Arlin arketlng ngmnt. Anderson, Doug Ag. Economics Anderson, Tim Business |v ngmnt. Andrew, Alan Public Relations Armstrong, Kathy Health Education Armstrong, Lynda Data Process. Mngmnt. Atwood, David Industrial Arts Baier, Beth Elem. Ed. Jr. High Baldwin, Barbara Broadcasting Barberis, Fran Elem. Ed. Early Chlldhd. Barker, Tonya Marketing Barnett, Nancy LPN Barnett, Tracy Pre-Veteranian Barr, Charissa Personnel Mngmnt. Baudler, Michael Accounting Bechen, Angle Business Mngmnt. Beck, Lisa Recreation Beckman, Kristi Therapeutic Rec. Beggs, Jack Industrial Arts Behrends, Alan Elem. Ed. Special Ed. Benton, Holly Physical Ed. Home Ec. Bentz, Lori Mass Media Berry, Shawn Broadcasting Bertoncin. Kristen Personnel Management Bienfang, Naomi Music Biggerstaff, Stephanie Computer Science Binang, Robert Accounting Birkhofer. Bill Finance Bissell, Jerri Elem. Ed. Early Childhd. Blackmore, Cheryl French Blackmore, Nancy Business Blanchard, Lyie Geology Computer Scl. 212 Seniors Seniors Personality Plus — t Music man with style Music continued as more than just an occasional song on the radio for Greg Gilpin. To this senior from Waverly, Mo., music became a way of life, an enjoyment and an expres- sion of feeling and art. " Music is a very powerful and motivating force in my life and I en- joy performing and writing, " Gilpin said. Composing several songs, Gilpin dreamed he would have one publish- ed. While working at a Northwest summer music camp, Gilpin gained some help in marketing his song, " I Dream Music. " Nashville songwriter Terre McPheeters, a 1977 Northwest graduate, was a clinician at the camp. She gave Gilpin tips on how to submit his song to her publisher. His dream came true when Col- umbia Pictures Publications, one of the largest publishing companies in the nation, accepted " I Dream Music " for publication. After sub- mitting the draft in June, the printed copy was released in December. " It ' s great to have a song publish- ed and it ' s really thrilling to hear and watch others perform it, " Gilpin said. " Greg was an extremely talented young man, " Richard Weymuth said. Weymuth was director of Nor- thwest Celebration and the person who encouraged Gilpin to publish " Celebrate Tonight. " He used the song on the Celebration tour in Florida. " Greg had the unique ability to write performable music. His music was filled with excitement and it should be popular with high school instructors, " he said. The other students in the music department are also supportive of Greg ' s new opportunities. " I have the utmost respect for Greg as a person and a musician, " John Standerford said. " He ' s naturally talented in music, but he works very hard to maintain a high level of professionalism. " Sometimes called Kenny Loggins because of his rugged appearance and his love and flair for music, Gilpin has written many songs for Celebration and University Chorale. In addition, his song " Make My Heart Understand " was made into a video by " The Generic Show. " " 1 always have music running in my head and 1 am inspired by things going on everywhere, " he said. Writing was a joy for Gilpin, but he was relieved and tired when he finally finished a song. " 1 plan to continue writing more music, " Gilpin said. " 1 liked to create a variety of moods. If I wrote one song slow and mellow, the next one would usually be fast and energetic. " Gilpin ' s energy in music wasn ' t only geared toward writing. He en- joyed performing as well. In the fall musical, " Carousel, " Gilpin had the lead role. " I loved it, " he said. " I ' m glad I got the part. The best thing about being in a musical was all the people 1 had the opportunity to work with. " During his four years, he also per- formed with Tower Choir, Celebra- tion Madrigal Singers, Barbershop Quartet and Chorale. He was active in Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Cardinal Key, Kappa Delta Pi and the Music Education National Conference. Long range plans for Gilpin in- clude commercial singing, back-up singing and performing in Nashville, Chicago or Denver. Later, he intends to teach music. " Northwest was a good school to attend to teach music or be a per- former, " Gilpin said. " 1 had the chance to experience teaching and work with talented people. " By Karen Olson Charlene Johnson Blank, Lesley Fashion Merch. Bortz, Sue Accounting Bowman, Joyce Mass Communication Brommel, Mark Physicai Education Brook, Tracy A ' anagement Mrl tg. Seniors 213 Brown, Doug Ag. Business Brown, Kevin English Bruce, Deborah Personnei Mngmnt. Brum, Bryan Finance Accounting Bullard, Paula Art Snow sculpture Some students are hindered from returning after Thanl sgiv- ing hTeak because parts of Iowa and Missouri received snow and ice. Completing an igloo, Justin Schaefer is attacked from be- hind by his two design partners, Mark Pyatt and Doug Pilcher. -Photo by R, Abrahamson 214 Se mors Bunce, Andrew (Marketing Bundt, Linda Biology Burgin, Jeanne Fashion Merch. Burroughs, James Journaiism Butler. Michelle Business Management Cagle, Denise Communication Dis. Cain, Tammie Horticulture Campbell, Sheri Business Management Capps, Lynne Fashion Merch. Cams, Debbie Eiem. Ed. Learning Dis. Carstens, Dale Agriculture Carter, Stephanie Marl etlng Management Cheng, Ike Ben Accounting Data Proc. Christensen, Debra Elementary Education Clarkin, Paula Spanish Clary, Jeana LPN Clausen, Tami Elem. Ed. Early Childhd. Clem, Kelley English Cochran, Mitchell Accounting Coffelt, Brett Ag. Business Cole, David Mangmnt. Data Process Cole, Wayne Personnel Management Collins, Cynthia Elementary Education Collins, Robin Mngmnt Data Process Coon, Allan Accounting Copus, Russell Education Corl, Tracy Computer Science Cox, David Math Crandail, Deneen Home Economics Crawford, Melissa Fashion Merchandising Crissler, Christopher Computer Science Cross, Janna Math Cunningham, Leslie Marketing Office Admin. Dankof, Deborah Computer Science Davies, Diana Home Economics Seniors 215 Personality Plus — Marriage made in McCracken They joined the McCracken Muckrakers while working on the Northwest Missourian their freshmen year. As juniors, they became engaged while editors on the Tower yearbook. Now, Dave and Carole Gleseke don ' t report news of the university, they promote it in the News and Information Office. Dave and Carole came to Nor- thwest to major in journalism in 1977. Although they had the same major, that was about all they had in common. It wasn ' t love at first sight. " We met our very first weekend up here as freshmen, " Carole said. " We both joined the newspaper staff at the same time. So really, that ' s it. It wasn ' t anything spectacular. " Actually, Dave and Carole ' s rela- tionship changed over their years at McCracken. At first, they were just friends. Gaining the label " gopher " his freshman year by being errand boy around McCracken Hall, Dave was also " naive and quiet " according to Carole. This " All-American " reputa- tion stuck with Dave through the re- mainder of his college days. Carole, on the other hand, accor- ding to Dave, " was always the loud, wild one. We were at two extremes. " " We were best friends and it turn- ed into romance at the spur of the moment, " Carole said. Ignoring the surprise of friends and family, Dave and Carole were married. After Dave and Carole ' s relation- ship began, Dave ' s " All-American " image and Carole ' s " rowdy " image found a happy medium. " We kind of mellowed to a middle ground, " Carole said. " Well, 1 mel- lowed; he got worse. " So Dave and Carole Gieseke ' s relationship began at Northwest and came back to Northwest in the News and Information Office. Being an alumnus was a definite advantage Carole saw to her job and helped relate to the students ' points of views. " Dave and I both felt closer to the students than the others in the of- fice, because we went to school here. 1 thought we stuck up for the students ' rights maybe a little more than we would if we hadn ' t gone to school here. " Their interest in journalism brought them to Northwest, but what resulted for Dave and Carole was a life-long commitment, to each other. By Laura Day Debby Kerr Finishing a basketball program in the Publication ' s Office are Dave and Carole Qieseke. The two met in 1977 while working on the Northwest Missourian and were mar- ried three years later. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Davis, Dave Geography Davis, Jodi Psychology Davis, Lisa Sociology Davis, Pam Off. Admin. Mrktg. Devault, Penny Ag. Business DeVers, Julie LPN Dinville, Andrew Geography Dismuke, Joseph Mngmnt. Data Process. Doherty, Rosann Elem. Ed. Early Chiidhd. Dominy, Donna Fashion Merchandising 216 Seniors i ? ? 1 vmm i 1 m r 1 A «iil 1 Wi s 4 «a 1 Donner, Kathryn Broadcast Business Dorrel. Tony Business Management Downing, Eric Finance Dulin, Janet LPN Dyl es, INancy Elem. Ed. Learning Dis. Eagan, Susan Accounting Egeltwu, Obediah Ag. Economics EI lov, Lori Elem. Ed. Learning Dis. Ellis, Robert Geography Elmquist, Mike Industrial Technology Endres, Patricia Nursing Erickson, Jill Fashion Merch. Espey, Joyce Marketing Fergerson, Matt Comp. Sci. Finance Ferguson, Andrea Accounting Ferguson, Ronda Nursing Fiddeike, Michelle Horticulture Flest, Tammy Home Economics Fisher, John Finance Flavin, Timothy Marketing Frahm, Beverly Elem. Ed. Early Childhd. Fratzke, Thomas Social Science Frump, Julie Elem. Ed. Early Childhd. Furler, Mary Physical Education Garrison, Julie Sociology Gates, Jeff Broadcast Bus. Gates, Kathy Broadcasting Qeib, Darrell Agriculture Gillis, Craig Management Mrktg. Gilpin, Greg Music Gilpin, Pamela Marketing Mngmnt. Givens, Vernice Broadcast Business Gordon, Jennifer Zoology Gose, Pete Business Management Green, Jacqueline Education Seniors 217 Gries, Jim Broadcasting Quidenpfennig, Mark |V anagement Mrktg. Guthrie, Dee Dee Elementary Education Guy, Leslie Accounting Guyer, Julie Accounting Hackworth, Robyn Broadcasting Halloran, Mike Broadcast Business Hammcnd, Jessica Elementary Ed. Hanson, Kelly Public Relations Harper, Jeff Math Harris, Mark Broadcasting Harrison, Kim Business Mngmnt. Hartshorn, Teresa Management Mrktg. Hash, Linda Elementary Ed. Hauck, Eric Economics Haupt, Susan Ag. Animal Science Hawkins, Gary Accounting Hawkins, Valerie Elementary Ed. Hecker, Barbara Nursing Hedinger, Kristy Elem. Ed. Early Chiidhd. Heilig, Robin Industrial Arts Helzer, Kevin Accounting Henry, Mary Mass Media Herbers, Donna Accounting Herzberg, Craig Ag. Computer Sci. Hill, Stephen Psych Socioiogy Holdsworth, Dana Home Economics Holsapple, Betty LPIN Hooker, Tom Industrial Arts Hopewell, Karen Physical Education Hornbuckle, Leroy Industrial Arts Hornbuckle, Mary LPN Hufford, Schelia Industrial Technology Hughes, Rhonda Elementary Education Huntley, Todd Business Management 2 1 Seniors Hurley, Pat Broadcast Business Imonitie, Emmanuel Chemistry ngram, Verna Fashion Merch. Inman, Rick Management Mrlttg. Janssen, James Technology Jennings, Brian Athletic Admin. Jewell, Judy Nursing Johnson, Bobbi Elementary Ed. Johnson, Charlene Public Relations Johnson, Cheryl Economics Seniors 219 Personality Plus — As a child. 3800 lesst) " 5. Nincerh! K Vegas. et accf ,G;hislif ' ISIC. " A piano iitytodK iinth i ' lesides ha ' Concentration shows through when Marty Mincer has won several talent competitions leing; COlo Mincer displays his talents at the piano. playing the piano. Photo by T. Cape pefalato Johnson, Jacqueline Journalism Johnson, Jeri Personnel Management Johnson, JoAnn Elementary Education Jones, Cathi Spanish Jones, Jennifer Office Admin. Mngmnt. Just, Tracy Broadcasting Kempker, Dana Journalism Kennell, Sherry Accounting Kiburz, Karia Business Mngmnt. Kimerer, Kimberlee Interior Design Kirkendall, Keith Business Management Kirkpatrick, Kelly Journalism Koch, Michael Finance Konzen, Colleen English Journalism Kooker, Rod Business Management .i iii ifc IL 220 Seniors From ragtime to rock i As a child, Marty Mincer started iano lessons. After hours of prac- ce, Mincer had visions of playing in as Vegas. Mincer accepted music as a vital lart of his life when he began col- ?ge. While trying to determine his lajor, he took piano classes once gain. Mincer gained several new echniques in those classes. " Before college I couldn ' t read hythms and notes, i played by ear, " e said. With those techniques he also jearned interpretation skills of music. " A piano player has to have the ibility to decipher what the artist in- ended in the original composition, )esides what was written, examples )eing: color, mood, feeling and atmosphere, " Mincer said. Even though those items took time to be developed. Mincer felt he was not pushed. He didn ' t want to rush his talent. " I wanted piano playing to come to me naturally, if it was my major or a job it wouldn ' t be as fun. And I couldn ' t live without it, " he said. Mincer ' s performances ranged from variety shows on campus to county and state fairs. He also played the piano at the Buddy Boswell Union Mill Opry and for KSHB 41--AII Night Live. In those performances, Mincer fashioned many of his routines after famous pianists. Mincer admired many pianists, but his greatest admiration was for Victor Borge. Mincer admired Borge for his routines. Mincer understood that being a good pianist was not everything. Be- ing satisfied with what his own hands could produce was his main emphasis. There were several items that contributed to his satisfaction. " Piano playing is 5 percent in- struction, 40 percent encouraging environment and 55 percent per- sonal determination. A pianist can ' t have one without the others, " Mincer said. " This added up to being satisfied with myself and my music, no matter what the outcome might be. One has to be satisfied with what he does. " Mincer was satisfied with his piano playing, but knew there was still more music to be mastered. Goals for his piano future included making more advancements in skill and performances. By Janet Mines Kuhlmann, Karen English Larson, Rod Psych Soclology Lathrum, Brian Agriculture Business Lawrence, Jodi Elementary Education Lehane, Laurie Accounting Leith, Tom Speech Theater Eng. Lesher, Diane Psych. Crlmlnal Just. Lewis, Michelle Public Relations Lewis, Robert Public Relations Lewis, Shelley Personnel Mngmnt. Liles, Sherri Art Linhardt, Lisa Office Admin. ngmnt. Loguilo, Karen Elementary Education Lopp, Doug Computer Science Math Lowry, Jim Library Science Seniors 221 Lydon, Deb Elementary Ed. Lytten, Jill Fashion Merch. Magnussen, Shari Accounting Mallen, Barry |v arketing Manes, Julie History Martens, Lisa Geology Maudlin, Deanna Home Ec. Health May, Todd Physical Education McCue, Trisha Speech Theatre McQautha, Janet Medical Technology McGilvrey, Ruth Personnel Mngmnt. McGinnis, Sally Math Mclnnis, Scott Industrial Arts McLaren, Tom Broadcasting McMichael, Mary Recreation Escaping studies students take a study break in front of the B.D. Owens Library. The library, which was officially opened in March 1983, became a main campus attrac- tion for prospective students. ■Photo by H. ShaoYu 222 Seniors McWilliams, Maryann English Journalism Mertz, Jennifer Public Relations Messina, Steve |v arketing Metz, James Geology Miller, Qina Elem. Ed. Eariy Childhd. Miller, Jeff Business Management Miller, Lisa Elementary Ed. Miller, Michele Accounting Milner, Dianna Elementary Ed. Mincer, Marty Bus. lndust. Tech. Miner, Cynthia Consumer information Mitchell, Janssen Broadcasting Morris, Patty Elem. Ed. Eariy Chlidhd. Moser, Barbara Nursing Mothershead, Kimbal Journalism Mueller, Laura Business Management Murray, Kelly Bioiogy Psychoiogy Musacchio, Mary Jo Elementary Education Ndomahina, Rueben Accounting Neff, Todd Ag. Business Neiderheiser, Kathy Psychology Neil, John English Nelson, Julie Recreational Therapy Nelson, Steve Business Management Ng Boon-Ping Business Management Nichols, Amy Broadcasting Nichols, Steve Economics Nielsen, Jayne Broadcast Bus. Nish, Martin Math Norton, Jason Accounting History Odor, Sandra Elem. Jr. High Ed. Ogle, Lisa English Palmisano, Mary Food Service Mngmnt. Paniamogan, Cathy Library Scl. History Parker, Dawn Eiem. Jr. High Ed. Seniors 223 Personality Plus Rebel with a cause Almost everyone has fantasized about playing a character in a movie production. For Allen Tatman this was a fantasy that became reality. Because of his fascination for history, Tatman participated in a battle scene in Part II of the " North and South " mini-series. Tatman majored in American History and became a resident assis- tant and a member of Delta Sigma Phi. For two summers, Tatman worked at Fort Fetterman Museum in Wyoming as a curator. He lived alone at the museum site, 15 miles from any town. Tatman said the nights were terribly lonely. " Out there at night, it was just me and the sagebrush. It was so quiet, " Tatman said. " Many times my mind would play tricks on me and 1 would start hearing things. It made me aware of how dependent we are on other people. " Civil War recreator Allen Tatman shows how to load his rifle. Tatman participated in Part II of the " North and South " mini-series. -Photo by S. Trunl hill Along with his curator job, Tat- man worked on living history in front of audiences, re-enacting scenes from historical events to educate and entertain people. Tatman began Civil War re- enactments all over Missouri and other states. Then, with about 2,000 other history " re-enacters, " he was hired by Ray Hrbek, a technical con- sultant for Warner Brothers, to per- form a battle scene for the second mini-series " North and South. " At first, Tatman said, everyone was in awe when they saw the more famous actors. But after a couple of days, the actors could just walk around and nobody would even turn his head. Even the director was " down-to-earth " and would ask for feedback from the re-enacters on how a scene should be represented. " This account of the Civil War was the most accurate 1 had ever seen, " Tatman said. " 1 couldn ' t wait to see it all put together. " Tatman wanted to continue doing living history. Some of his other goals included working as a director of interpretation, working for the Department of Interior or teaching history on the college level. Tatman hoped to write a historical narrative book someday. And he may even do a movie again. By Trisha Holmes Parmenter, Kathy Broadcasting Parriott, Sheryl Marketing Management Parshall, Shane n-:.ii,. Accounting m- Patterson, Sean Physical Education Wi f Pederson, Tracy Elementary Education Peitzman, Kelly mm Broadcasting Peter, Jacquelyn P Business Management W - T ' JV " " 5 Peterson, Kathy »■ Personnel Management , Peve, Pam ' ' A Psychology Phillips, Barbara Br i Elementary Education WlZI 224 Seniors lity IS Phillips, Diane Computer Science Piatt, Cindy Personnel Mngmt. Mngmnt. Piymell, Jaqueline Nursing Pope, Tammy Office Admin. Porterfieid, Stacey English Journalism Potts, Kim Journalism Business Pouios, Helien Elem. Ed. Early Chlldhd. Price, Jerry Industrial Ag. Tech. Price, Mitch Elementary Ed. Puche, Orlando Mngmnt. Data Process. Radicia, Carolyn Elem. Ed. Learning DIs. Rathl amp, Patty Off. Admln. Mngmnt. Data Proc. Reilly, Mary Elem. Ed. Early Chlldhd. Reinelte, Gary Business anagement Reiter, Russell Social Science Renfrew, Rebecca |v ngmnt. Data Proc. Rhoades, Shirley Nursing Richards, Denise Recreational Therapy Richardson, Annette Elementary Education Richardson, Cheryl Elementary Education Rightseil, Sharmon Nursing Rinne, Karen EIem. MIddle School Ed. Roach, Kathy Elem. Ed. Early Chlldhd. Roach, Lana Office Administration Rosauer, James Agriculture Business Roshak, Debbie Elem. Ed. Learnlng DIs. Ross, Craig Finance Roudybush, Gary Personnel Management Rouse, Allan Geology Rowlette, Kristen Finance Royster, Paula Interiors Rydberg, Ron Bus. lndustrlal Tech. Sailoum, Robert Business Management Salmon, Eric Biology Sandage, Karen Broadcasting Seniors 225 Saville, Tammy LPN Sawicki, Karen Elem. Ed. Early Childhd. Scheerer, Todd Mngmnt. Data Process. Schmidt, Cheryl Sociology Schmitz, Tom Elementary Education Schroder, Shari Pre-Physical Therapy Schroeder, Larry Physical Education Schueike, Teresa Journalism Schulte, Carleen Broadcasting Schultz, Grant Computer Science Scroggie, Roberta Personnel Management Scudder. Michael Business Management Searcy, Jane Marlteting Sefcik, Teri Business Seipel, Doug Marketing Management Setley, Susan Foods Nutrition Shaffer, Joy Fashion Merch. Shahbazi, Ata Ag. Technology Sherer, Vonda Elem. Ed. Learn. Dis. Sherrill, Cynthia Personnel Management Sherry, Nancy Public Relations Shevling, Erin Speech Theater Sheilds, Milea Mngmnt. Data Process. Shipley, Melvin Acct. Mngmnt. Data Proc. Shorten, Cherie Music Siemsen, Lisa Fashion Merch. Simmons, Tangerine Sociology Simpson, Mark Industrial Arts Skarda, Dawn Marketing Slump, Chet Mngmnt. Data Process. Smith, Dalene Accounting Smith, Qayla LPN Smith, Julie Elem. Ed. Early Childhd. Smith, Sandy Elementary Education Smyth, Thomas Social Science 226 Sen lors Headless Surviving the 1979 Ad- ministration Building fire was only the beginning of mishaps for the Abraham Lincoln statue. Once shot by Campus Safety, the statue has been prey for several students ' practical jokes. ■Photo by S. Trunkhill Sothman, Delores Accounting Standerford, John Music Stanger, Dawn Foods Nutritlon Dlet. Staples, Sheila Elem. Ed. Early Chlldhd. Seniors 227 Steinbeck, Shelly Accounting Stevens, Lisa Broadcasting Straub, Owen Mngmnt. Data Process. Stuart, Monica LPN Sylvester, RoseMary Acct. Ag. Buslness Tavernaro, Julie Management Marketing Taylor, Bill Business Management Tendrock, Michael Elementary Education Thayer, John |v arketlng anagement Theas, Charlie Nursing Thien, Brad Personnel Mngmnt. Thompson, Leslye Public Relations Thompson, Lisa Elementary Ed. Tietz, Lori Accounting Tornquist, Traci Music Treu, Susan Management Marketing Tucker, Kris International Mrktg. Vanous, Rhonda Accounting Vicker, Lori Accounting Viner, Wayne Physical Education VonStein, Laurie Mrktg. Offlce Admin. Votipka, Jay Marketing Wake, Ryan Broadcasting Walker, Jennifer Music Waltke, Bruce Computer Science Ward, Donna Nursing Warren, Diane Elementary Ed. Weir, Qinger English Economics Welch, Lori Elementary Ed. Wetzler, Robert Social Science Wiederhold, Christy Elementary Education Wieslander, Joe Personnel Management Wiggs, Christopher Computer Science Math Williams, Bill Business Management Woodward, Cari Housing Interiors 228 Seni lors Woodward, Steve Mngmnt. Data Process. Wray, Matalie Nursing Wurtz, Marita Marketing Mngmnt. Yocum, Melissa Home Economics Zierke, Kathie Elem. Ed. Early Childhd. Personality Plus— A job of major importance Public relations was not only her major, it was in every aspect of her life. Charlene Johnson, a senior from Maryville, was Head Resident Assistant (R.A.) for Hudson Hall. " Being in my hometown and liv- ing at home while attending college was like going to high school, " Johnson said. " I needed to break away. That was important, and for me, it meant living in the residence halls. People I lived around went home more than I did sometimes. My mom had to call me and say come home to dinner Sunday. ' " Johnson had many duties as head R.A. She was in charge of desk operations, working with the staff through counseling staff members as well as residents and working with the hall director. Handling small daily crises were the best part of being head R.A. for Johnson. " I liked the everyday challenges that were there any time I worked with people, " Johnson said. " There were times when people or situa- tions really changed me. And that was worth more than any amount of Working the switchboard at the Hudson duties as head R.A. Johnson was also active desk is only part of Charlene Johnson ' s in several organizations. -Photo by M. Wilson money I could have gotten, or any recognition or piece of paper. It was something that, until I did it, was hard to appreciate. " But being head R.A. wasn ' t always easy for Johnson. " I didn ' t enjoy dealing with situa- tions that weren ' t easy, " Johnson said. " It was hard when it wasn ' t a matter of looking in a handbook and saying ' this is the way it is. ' Things could become very emotional and people could become very upset. I had to realize each person had their viewpoint and try to work together. " In addition to being Hudson ' s head R.A., Johnson was also presi- dent of Sigma Society, a member of Honor ' s program, part of Cardinal Key ' s social committee and active in Hudson Hall Council and the R.A. Board. " I thought it " was important to have a well-rounded education, and service-type organizations were part of it, " Johnson said. Although she hadn ' t decided whether she was going to go straight into the job market or get her master ' s degree first, Johnson did plan to get her master ' s someday. " I want to be successful in the sense I ' m happy with the goals I set for myself, " Johnson said. " I want to be happy with my life, and 1 hope someday to be working in an area with people. 1 enjoy the personal contact; it ' s a challenge. 1 have a ge- nuine concern for people. " Wherever she went and whatever she did, being Hudson ' s head R.A. gave Charlene Johnson valuable public relations experience. By Laura Day Seniors 229 Adkisson, Lori Aley, Terry Allen, Diana Anandappa, Marion Andersen, Debra Anderson, Joceiyn Anderson, Tlieresa Antle, Diana Apostol, Troy Aring, Kelly Armstrong, Kevin Ashbaugh, Lisa Baier, Brad Bailey, Bill Bailey, Julie Bailey, Suzette Bainbridge, Todd Baldus, Kimberly Balle, Rebbeca Bamert, David Banger, Michael Barber, Christina Barnhart, Todd Basich, Lisa Bates, Tony Bauman, Kristi Bears, Polly Beasley, Diana Beatty, Sherrone Beck, Lianne Becker, Sheila Bedier, Brenda Behrends, Beth Behrens, David Behrens, Ricky Bencker, Paul Bernard, Valerie Billups, Kristy Blackmore, Kelli Blair, Kevin Blake, Bradley Blanco, Juan tJ ndJk, 230 Gndergrads Underclassmen Brill, Michael Brinkley, Camille Brocker, Shelly Bronson, Cheron Brooks, Billy Brown, Gary Undergrads 231 Brungardt, Valerie Bryan, Pam Buinbridge, Jennifer Burr, Elana Burris, Denise Bury, Susan Bushner, Doug Bussard, David Bybee, Shannon Calegan, Robert Campbell, Michelle Cannon, Tammy Personality Plus — J Not just another pretty face Looking through his scrapbook, one might have assumed jerry Browning was a man of many faces. Dressed as Dorothy Michaels from " Tootsie " in one photo and in the next as a Renais- sance prince; Browning created these characters and more for his singing telegram business, Jerry ' s Jubilee. Browning started his collage of characters while working for a singing telegram business in Kansas City. After the business moved, Browning began his own, with Tootsie as his first devel- oped character. As business flourished, he invested in advertising and business cards to promote himself. He found word-of- mouth the best advertising, however, as his characters became popular in the Kansas City area. Without hesitation. Browning, a speech theater major, said he loved his business and didn ' t consider it work. Instead, he thought of it as an extension of what his career goals were — professional acting. " My business was good exercise for an actor, " he said. " I had to stay in a character, while improvising everything. " Improvising helped Browning act more natural as his characters and on stage. However, for certain characters such as Tootsie and Inspector Clousseu, Browning would use lines from their movies during his 10 to 15- minute skit. The act featured a song written and sung by Browning about funny and embarrassing events of his intended cli- ent. He would even throw whipped- cream pies if requested to do so. " When I dressed up, I could have gotten away with murder, " Browning said. " People always wanted me to do more, even if it was bad. " Time, as well as imagination, was necessary to put together a character. His favorite character, Tootsie, took an hour and a half to do make-up, hair and clothes. He admitted it got to be tiring, but felt it was well worth the ef- fort since he was combining talents of acting and make-up design. Browning said he wanted to contin- ue his enterprise in Maryville, hoping interest would catch on to his unique business. His business of acting and de- signing make-up for campus produc- tions added to his experiece and helped make him a man of many faces. 0 By Lisa Helzer Dressed in one of his many attires, Jerry Browning models a costume from the Renaissanc e era. Browning performed at the Madrigal Feaste. -Photo by S. Trunkhill 232 Gndergrads Capps, David Carl, Julie Carlson, Brian Carter, Penny Casey, Marita Cashmere, Leanna Casillo, Renzo Chadwick, Sandra Chen, Chin Childers, Karen Christensen, Craig Christiansen, Lori Clapham, Tom Clow, Laurie Cody, Michaele Cody, Ron Cohoon, Bob Cole, Lori Cole, Rodney Colhour, Chris Collins, Denee Collins, Georann Combs, Jeanette Condon, Cindy Cooper, Donnetta Corder, Karen Cowen, Toni Cox, Kelly Cramer, Sheila Crawford, Andrea Creamer, Lori Crisler, Cindy Cron, Rod Crosby, Pam Crossen, Scott Crouse, Cynthia Crowder, Juliet Cummins, Melissa Cummins, Tracy Curnutte, Tim Current, Amy Curtis, Randal Undergrads 233 Baseball fever All over campus, the 1-70 Show Me State World Series becomes a hot topic. Going the full seven games, the Royals were victorious over the Car- dinals, proving these fans wrong. -Photo by B. Richardson Daniel, Marion Daubendiek, Annette Davis, Donna Davis, Richard DeLong, Bridgitte Dermer, Karen Derry, Dana Devanney, Kenneth DeVenney, Tim Dinville, Jyl Dishon, Stephanie Doman, Karen Donnelly, Amy Dorf, Kristi Douglas, David Dowell, Thomas Drake, Jennifer Dubes, Julee 234 Gndergrads Dunlap, Michael Duty, Stacey Dyke, Shelley Easter, Charlie Eckstein, Steve Edward, Vincent Edwards, Penny Ehrhardt, Stacy Elad, Frederick Ekesang Elder, Amy Ellis, Dirk Ellison, Amy Else, Brenda Else, Janice Erbes, Sara Ernst, Sherry Espano, Ariadna Esslinger, Tracy Ethirajulu, Silesh Eubanks, Ray Everly, Carol Ewing, Lapsley Fargo, Amy Ferguson, Deanna Fields, Brian Finken, Nancy Finnegan, Mary Flagle, John Fletchall, Robin Fletcher, Bill Flynn, David Foote, Jason Ford, Karen Fore, Roseanna Franklin, Ron Frechin, Teddi Freeman, Carol French, Michael Fullerton, Kevin Fulmer, Lisa Funke, Linda Fusselman, Jeff Undergrads 235 Fyle, Vicki Galbraith, Martha Qangloff, Brian Gardner, Sandy Garrett, Kara Gash, Bryan Gaylord, Scott Genoa, Linda Gerdes, Steve Gibson, K.J. Gill, Cheryl Gillespie, Ruth Ginther, Marilyn Goetz, Shari Goman, Kris Gonzalez, Daniel Gonzalez, Stephanie Goodwin, Susan Gose, Amy Grable, Roger Grail, Theresa Grant, Elaine Grebner, Douglas Green, Kim Greenwell, Stan Grewek, Deb Griffey, Rebecca Griggs, Melissa Grimes, Stephanie Grisamore, Denise Gronewold, Tamra Gude, Lori Qunther, Geri Gutshall, Kelly Guy, Grant Hagen, Kim Hagen, Laurie Haines, Sheila Hall, Rhonda Halla, Jay Hamlin, Susan Hansen, Greg 236 Gndergrads I ? Hansen, Lisa Hanshaw, Melinda Harriman, Margaret Hartman, Mark Hawes, Caria Headrick, Sandy Heerboth, Wes Hein, Barbara Heinsuis, Brian Heitmann, Lynette Heitshusen, Barbra Helzer, Lisa Personality Plus Reaching out to touch Absence made the heart grow fonder. During war times families were separated without choice; but Shari Magnussen chose to get married, knowing she would be separated from her husband, Kent, for a year. The couple had dated for over three years and attended Northwest for three years, when Kent went into the Army and was stationed at Fort Carson In Colorado. Shari was going to transfer to a school in Colorado, but it would on- ly accept 60 of her 94 credits. Shari decided to stay at Northwest and marry Kent, knowing she wouldn ' t be going to Colorado with him. " We got married for the same reasons other people got married, " she said. " 1 knew if we didn ' t get married, 1 wouldn ' t have been able to see Kent at all, but as his wife, the Army allowed me to see him. " Shari saw Kent one weekend in September, during Thanksgiving break and fo r a month during Christmas break. Besides that they talked on the phone three to four times a week for about 20 minutes. " The hardest thing for me was not being able to see Kent and talk to him everyday, " she said. " I talked to him a lot, but when you ' re married you ' re supposed to be able to turn around and there he is, and you can talk about every little thing, " she said. Shari and Kent will be reunited after May graduation and will live in Colorado. By Trisha Holmes Long distance was the next best thing for Shari Magnussen. She lived in Franken Hall while her husband, Kent, lived at Fort Carson in Colorado, where he was stationed in the Army. Photo by M. Wilson Hemme, Jackie Heng, Tang Quan Henke, Heidi Henning, I elsie Henry, Allen Hess, Elizabeth Gndergrads 237 Heyle, Julia Hicks, Susan Mines, Janet Hoaglund, Barbara Hoffman, Barry Hollman, Julie Holman, Jan Derk Holmes, Sheila Holmes, Trisha Hoover, Billie Hoover, Jackie Howe, John Meditation After practice, Mike Hayes reflects on his performance. At the season-opening Northwest Distance Classic held at Nod- away Lake, Hayes finished third in the 8-kilometer course. -Photo by T. Cape 1 tn Uji S tt l P M IBP m ■,f W ' ' 23o Undergrads 2B3n Hudson, Deborah Huffman, James Hulett, Wendy Hume, Timothy Humphrey, Diana Hunt, Larry Hunt, Lloyd Huntley, Tim Hunziger, Debbie Hurd, Kimbra Hurst, Kim Hurtado, Staci Hutcheon, Jeff Hutson, Kurt Hutton, Tina Hymes, Edward )acl son, Leslie Jacobs, Jeff Jager, Crista Jamison, Deann Jaques, Michelle Jenkins, Holly Jenkins, JoAnn Jenkins, Patrick Jensen, Sandra Johnson, Bonnie Johnson, Leann Johnson, Ronelle Johnson, Sandy Jorgensen, LuAnn Kaler, Mary Kampman, Paula Kardell, Lisa Karg, Lisa Kempton, Marvin Kennedy, Carmen Kennel, Beth Kenney, Anne Kerr, Debby Kettelhake, Lloyd Keyes, Alan King, Cherie Gndergrads 239 Personality Plus — I Beyond the simple card trick Life was a never-ending perfor- mance for David Sandy. Sixteen years of dedication, practice and performance, brougiit Sandy na- tional recognition as a professional magician, even before his senior year. Sandy stumbled across his magic skills when he was in first grade. " I needed a class project, so my father showed me how to do a card trick, " he said. " I amazed the other kids and the teacher. From then on, I liked the feeling of amazing people. " As he progressed from that first performance, Sandy, then six, was hired to do a 45-minute show for $5. Since then, his shows have been numerous, and he has performed for varied audiences, including top- name celebrities. When he was 11, Sandy had the chance to perform at the prestigious Magic Castle, an exclusive club in Hollywood for stars such as Johnny Carson. Sandy obtained this oppor- tunity through articles he had writ- ten for a magic magazine. The owner of the magazine. Impressed with Sandy, flew him to Hollywood, invited him to his home and asked him to perform at the Magic Castle. Later, these important contacts led Sandy to entertain at Danny Thomas ' home and an introduction to David Copperfield. Sandy said he developed a friend- ship with Copperfield after working as a creative consultant for Copper- field ' s fourth television special. " 1 was with Copperfield during a summer tour, " Sandy said. " When- ever he was in the area, I would hear from him and maybe have dinner with him. " Another highlight in Sandy ' s career came in 1984 when he did a promotion for the Chrysler corpora- tion. On live stage, Sandy created an illusion by making a Chrysler Laser disappear. He then continued to per- form for many major corporations, although he said he would donate time for special groups such as or- phanages. " The only real magic was seeing audiences have a good time, " Sandy said. " 1 provided an environment that audiences could be happy in. " Sandy said he couldn ' t think of anything he wanted to do more. " I enjoy magic, " he said. " It ' s like a bug. " His greatest inspiration came from Faucett Ross, a magician popular during Vaudeville days. While growing up, Sandy read books about Ross and at 15, visited the elder statesman of magic in St. Joseph. Consequently, Ross took Sandy under his wing, showed him how to be original with his tricks and gave him many props and gadgets. Sandy explained that Ross was revered world-wide for his magic skills and even had the honor of per- forming for English royalty. To honor Ross, Sandy contrived the idea of inviting together many of Ross ' old magic friends. Eventually, the get-together became so large, Sandy decided to turn it into a na- tional magic convention. Held in St. Joseph, the convention attracted world-famous magicians. Sandy acted as executive director, arranging the shows and activities himself. He said he invested a substantial sum, but unfortunately lost some of it. However, many people became aware of Sandy ' s talent and called the event the best magic conven- tion. Sandy said his talent in magic would always come in handy for entertaining corporations or com- panies, even though he didn ' t want to pursue magic as a profession. In- stead, Sandy wanted a career as a television talk-show host. " 1 realized I was narrowing my career possibilities, but it was what I wanted to do, " he said.O By Lisa Helzer t}v. Entertainment for the Mass Communica- tion ' s Banquet is provided by magician David Sandy. Dean of Commmunications LaDonna Geddes assists Sandy in a card tricl . Photo by S. Trunkhill 240 Gndergrads litv King, Tammy King, Todd Kitching, Sharon Klinzman, Chris Knapp, Alan Knapp, David Knauss, Regena Knepper, Erica Knoll, Raye Koenig, Susan Lambright, Donovan Larsen, Valonda Lauridsen, Adam Lawler, Amy Lee, leanette Lee, Mark Lee, Stacy Leeper, Tom Lehman, Mike Leib, Sara Lewis, Denise Lewis, Eric Libby, Dan Lim, Yong Link, Sandy Linthicum, Staci Litterick, Katharine Lockling, Stephanie Long, Jacque Longabaugh, Keith Lorenz, Curtis Luppens, Pam Luse, Leanne Lustgraaf, Cynthia Mackey, Shannon MacLaffeity, Julie Macy, Charles Madison, Diane Majors, Wendy Malcom, Anita Mallen, Kelli Martinez, Annaliessa grivti mo CIndergrads 24 1 r Mattson, Jeffery Mattson, Joan Mattson, Lori Mattson, Michael Maurer, Andrew May, Sandra Maynes, Susan McAfee, Steve McCartney, John McClemons, Amy McCoole, Kerri McCulloch, Dee Dee McCunn, Nancy McDade, Monica McDaniel, Gary McDonald, Darin McDowell, Colleen McQee, Melodie McKee, Terry McKeuwn, Stephanie McNeal, Dennis McNeely, Melinda Meier, Sandy Mellado, Sesma Mendenhall, Heidi Messer, Todd Metzger, Kay Meyer, Lisa Meyer, Nancy Miles, Susan Miller, Bill Miller, Denise Miller, Lenora Miller, Mark Miller, Mike Miller, Wendy Milligan, Rose Mink, Eric Moore, Don Moore, Jane Moore, Lynn Moppin, Ronnie 242 Gndergrads Taking a break Between studies, students take it easy. Teresa Schuell e goofs off by Golden Hall on a warm November day. Photo by N. Meyer Morgan, Damon Morris, Teresa Morrison, Kirby Movahed, Lori Navara, Shelly Melson, Bill Gndergrads 243 Personality Plus Columbian Renzo Casillo helps Simon (R.A.), Casillo fulfilled his R.A. duties and ad- Blanco on computers. As a resident assistant justed to a new culture. -Photo by J. Sullivan ient when lt(langi Hem whe leamd a I Melson, Chris Nelson, John Nelson, John Nelson, Lori Neubauer, Scott Newkirk, Loren Newton, Keith Nichols, Whitney Niemann, Lori Noel, Kim Novotny, Jill Nunley, LaDonna Nyland, Dionne O ' Connell, Dennis O ' Connell, Pam O, Connor, Eric ODell, Beth O ' Dell, Nishi 244 Gndergrads Home sweet second home Being a resident assistant (R.A.) could be a difficult job, but for Ren- zo Casillo there was an added obstacle. In addition to his duties as an R.A., Casillo had to adjust to life in a foreign country. " There weren ' t too many interna- tional students in R.A. positions, " Casillo said. " It gave me a chance to get more involved in college life. " Casillo, an R.A. in Dieterich Hall, was born in Bogota, the capital of Columbia. Being from another country meant he had to get used to the language and culture of the United States. The most difficult adjustment Casillo had to make was learning English. He said he gradually became more comfortable with the language, however, and felt confi- dent when talking to people. " It (language) was really a big pro- blem when I first got here, but I learned a lot, " Casillo said. Casillo also had to adjust to cultural differences between the United States and South America. For example, Columbian people tended to be more conservative than Americans. " Children usually stuck around longer, " he said. " They didn ' t move out of the house until they got mar- ried. In the United States some mov- ed out when they were 17, 18 or even younger. " Casillo ' s unmarried older brother is 25 years old, but still lives with his parents at home. The cooler climate of the United States was another difference. " The temperature in Columbia was about the same all year around, " Casillo said, " so I had to get used to the colder weather. " " There were some similarities bet- ween the two countries though, " Casillo said. Columbia imported most of its cars from the United States, and American movies were popular. Another responsibility Casillo had was being president of the Interna- tional Students Organization. He said he enjoyed working with people from other countries and helping them learn more about the United States. Casillo was also active in the Car- dinal Key Honor Society, the Association of Computer Machinery and Freshman Honor Society. A management data processing and international marketing major, Casillo said the United States was one of the best places to get a com- puter degree. American degrees tended to be accepted more readily than degrees from other countries. Casillo said his family missed him, but felt his education would be an asset. " They missed me, but they knew it was for my good, " he said. By Kelly Kirkpatrick O ' Rourke, Erin Oats, Ana Oberg, William Ohlberg, Linda Olmedo, Chris Olson, Karen Omuvwie, Eromo Oster, Edward Osweiler, Michelle Owens, Jeff Palmeiro, Carolyn Palmquist, Sonya Pappert, Patricia Parman, Lori Parman, Vernon Pearce, Jeff Penca, Edward Peppier, Scott Gndergrads 245 Perdew, Todd Perrin, Jill Petersen, Todd Peterson, Kimberly Peterson, Michelle Phillips, Brent Spirited fans Fans felt the football team was No. 1 even though their season ended 4-61. Mike Hayes, Mike McCoy and Bob Calegan celebrate a Cat touchdown. Photo by T. Cape Pilcher, Douglas Plendl, Jeanne Plowman, Tom Pollock, Scott Powell, Michael Prewitt, Robin Prewitt, Scott Prewitt, Tina Prichard, Vince Priestley, Bi Proctur, Shelly Prorok, Patrick 246 Undergrads Prorok, Ronald Raineri, Edwin Ranum, Cynthia Rasmussen, Gary Rector, Craig Reed, Qina Renfroe, April Reynolds, Penny Rice, Amy Richards, Brian Richardson, Brad Richardson, Elaine Richardson, Lisa Richardson, Lynette Ring, Jesse Roach, Kurt Robbins, Jeanne Roberts, Kendall Robinson, Christine Robinson, Diane Rogers, Leigh Rogers, Lisa Roggy, Mark Rohe, Diane Ross, Leanna Ross, Patricia Rossell, Douglas Rossiter, Molly Rouw, Steve Royer, Catherine Royer, Shari Rupe, Hobert Ryan, Shawn Saad, Isam Sallee, Shaun Sampson, Andre Sayer, Sherry Schacherbauer, Terri Schade, Sue Schendt, Cheryl Scheneman, Diane Schleber, Steve Gndergrads 247 1 Personality Plus A call heard worldwide He did it. Deciding he wanted the title enough to work hard for it, Mike Keller became World Champion Duck Caller. Keller, a sophomore marketing major from Kansas City, achieved professional status in only three years of duck calling and competed in the World Duck Calling Cham- pionship in Stuttgart, Ark., Nov. 30. " I saw an ad three years ago in the Kansas City Star and thought I ' d try it, " Keller said. " I ' d never done it before and 1 loved duck hunting. " Although enthusiasm was high, Keller wasn ' t successful as he took fifth out of five in his first amateur contest. He continued to compete in amateur contests, revising and im- proving his technique through each one. " Once 1 set my mind to do it, there was no doubt I could do it, " Keller said. " I had to work at it, practice, put the time in and then go for it. " The hard work was paying off, as Keller took second in both his se- cond and third contests. It looked like something big had to happen and it did. The 1983 Missouri Western Open, only his fourth amateur contest, ended in a first place finish. " This contest really meant a lot to me because I had only been calling for a year and it was only my fourth amateur contest, " Keller said. Winning an amateur contest meant Keller had become a profes- sional and was eligible to compete in professional competition. Keller placed third in the annual Missouri State Duck Calling contest and then first in the Eastern Kansas Open. " This contest was really special to me because it meant 1 could com- pete in the World Championships, " Keller said. Keller finished 16th out of 40 at the 1984 World Duck Calling con- test in Arkansas. " 1 made the first cut where they cut down to 19, but 1 didn ' t make the second cut where they cut down to 1 1, " Keller said. The contest consisted of four dif- ferent calls of a minute and a half- each worth 100 points. Another 100 points was then added for overall performance for a grand total of 500 points. " The first call was a Hale call, " Keller said. " 1 stimulated a flock of ducks by giving them a loud call to get their attention. The second call was a feeding call where 1 tried to get the ducks down over the decoys to settle them in shooting range. If I happened to scare them, 1 used the third call which was a come back call. In this call, I begged them to come up. The fourth call was a lonesome hen call where they ' re coming back and 1 tried to settle them down right in front of my decoys. " Keller ' s success as a duck caller not only led to great contest success and personal satisfaction, but also to many financial benefits. " People heard about me, " Keller said. " I ' ve called for hunters in Michigan as well as in other states. This also helped my duck hunting tremendously. " With two world championship contests under his belt, Keller look- ed forward to the 1986 World Cham- pionship. " My eventual goal is to win the world championship three times so 1 will be able to compete in the cham- pion of champion contest held every five years, " Keller said.O By Scott Coffman World Champion Duck Caller, Mike Keller displays his winning duck calls. With his championship came a two and one-half foot trophy adorned with golden-colored ducks, a $1,000 savings bond, a shotgun and even a puppy. Photo by R. Abrahamson Schneider, Carolyn Schoonhoven, Alecia Schramm, Brian Schreiner, Kent Schultz, Craig Schwenk, Buddy 248 Clndergrads Scroggie, Rochelle Sears, Kimberly Seltman, John Shackelford, Diana Shackelford, Donna Sharp, Lisa Shatswell, Kevin Shatswell, Stephanie Simmons, Brad Sims, Jane Sippel, Steven Skarda, Wes Slater, Beth Sleep, Michael Smasal, Tina Smeltzer, Lisa Smeltzer, Sherry Smith, Cynthia Smith, Michele Smith, Shawn Smith, Sonya Smith, Teresa Smith, Todd Smith, Valerie Sohl, Kevin Scrensen, Kathy Spalding, Jon Spies, Lisa Stalder, Robert Steelman, Scott Steffensen, Julie Steinhauser, David Stephens, Mary Stephenson, Shandra Stevens, Rick Stice, Randall Stoll, Catherine Stoll, Suzanne Sullivan, Amy Sullivan, Shirley Swaney, Michael Swanson, Terry Ondergrads 249 Swirczek, Carol Talmadge, Mary Beth Taylor, Keith Taylor, Kathryn Taylor, Teri Teal, Becky Teno, Kevin Tharp, James Thompson, Lori Thompson, Lor! Tillman, Dawn Towers, Tami Trader, Kim Traster, Lance Trunkhill, Scott Turner, Stephanie Turner, Tracy Unger, Bill Clry, Kim Vaughn, Deana Vaught, Lesa Veley, Becky Verdught, Kirsten Vetter, Peggy Vlach, Theresa Vohs, Joseph Voss, Jeanne Walden, Jane Walkwitz, Lisa Waltke, Annette Ward, Beth Warner, Lisa Warren, Sheryl Washington, Clairessa Webb, Sarabeth Weber, Scott Weeda, Tim Wells, Amanda Wheeler, Darin Wheeler, Edee Wilcox, Kimberly Wilcox, Leslie 250 Undergrads Wilmes, Alan Wilson, Karen Wilson, Roger Wilson, Ronald Wise, Kevin Wolfe, Cynthia Woodward, Stanley Woolley, Michelle Workman, Kelli Yates, John Yeary, Steve Zimmerman, Kim (Jndergrads 251 Northwest Trivia tV ud appe eed Late on April 13, 1960 students brought attention to food concerns by holding a sit-in in front of the cour- thouse and then moved one mile south on highway 71 and blocked traffic for an hour. The human blockade backed up traffic for three miles while city officials talked to students in vain. Finally, Student Body President Glenn Acksel convinc- ed demonstrators they should continue on campus. Some students chose to stay where they were and police used a tear gas bomb to convince them to move back to campus. The following day another mass demonstration took place as 1,500 students started on campus and walked slowly toward town. They were met by a fire truck and police trying to edge them back on campus. When the truck unleashed its harmless water weapon at the students, rocks began to fly injuring a fireman and causing other tear gas bombs to be hurled by officers. The resignation the following day of the dietitian remedied the situation. And the two students who had instagated the demonstrations were allowed to take withdrawals instead of being dismissed from campus. A G Pizza 194 Abbett, Dean 133 Abbett, Karen 124 Abrahamson, Richard 163, 176 Aburime, Tony 211 Academics 82, 83 Accounting Society 138, 139 Acker, Susan 144 Ackley, Denise 126, 169, 212 Acksel, Glenn 252 Acton, Diana 158, 161 Adams, Carol 197 Adams, Russell 38, 49 Adamson, Susan 121 Adamson, Teri 30, 120, 121, 162, 163,212 Adapting 174, 175 Adcock, Mark 22, 24, 33, 176 Adelman, Lee 75 AdeyemI, George 46, 47 Adklsson, Lorl 230 Administrative Changes 88, 89 Ag and Applied Science IA Car 106, 107 Ag and Applied Sclence Rodeo 108, 109 Ag-Buslness Club 138, 139 Ag Club 108, 138, 139 Ag Council 138, 139 Ager, Jennifer 116, 117, 142 Ager, Michelle 131 Agey, Kenneth 134 Agronomy Club 138, 140 Ahlschwede, Lynda 144, 169 Air Rock Concert 3 AlAdwani, Farraj 158 Albertinl, Virgil 204 Albrecht, Quentin 133 Albrecht, Sally 93 Alcohol Awareness Week 3, 119 Alexander, Jane 31 Aley, Terry 230 Allen, Barbara 155, 158, 176 Allen, Daniel 124, 146, 156, 157 Allen, Diana 230 Allen, Pamela 78, 126 Allgood, Jeffrey 124 AUiger, Brian 139, 140, 212 Allison, Courtney 122 Alloway, Pamela 183 Alpha Beta Alpha 140 Alpha Kappa Lamda 62, 121, 130, 131 Alpha PsI Omega 90, 140, 141 Alpha Sigma Alpha 18, 20, 122, 123 % That ' s the first time a cigarette ever saved my life. (Sur- vivors were in smok- ing section) (Delta air crash) Gilbert Green 9 Alpha Tau Alpha 140, 141 Alsup, Richard 49, 204 Alt, Edward 144 Amburn, Mark 43 Amer. Soc. for Personnel Admin. 144, 145 American Cancer Society 120 American Chemical Society 142 American Home Economics Assoc. 142 American Marketing Assoc. 142 American Royal 138 Anandappa, Marlon 230 Andersen, Amy 46, 47, 121 Andersen, Debra 8, 230 Anderson, Aaron 47 Anderson, Arlin 142, 167, 212 Anderson, Brad 133, 144 Anderson, Daniel 51 Anderson, Dean 3 Anderson, Doug 129, 212 Anderson, Jocelyn 121, 142, 167, 230 Anderson, Michael 124 Anderson, Rosemary 164 Anderson, Steven 124, 146 Anderson, Theresa 122, 230 Anderson, Timothy 144, 148, 212 Andrew, Alan 129, 212 Andrews, Al 204 Andrews, Jeffrey 188, 189 Anniversaries Discoveries 74, 75 Antle, Diane 122 Antle, Diana 230 Apostol, Troy 163, 230 Arb, Jane 121 Aring, Kelly 230 Armstrong, Karen 121 Armstrong, Kathy 122, 212 Armstrong, Kevin 230 Armstrong, Lynda 183, 212 Art Club 144, 145 Artherton, Carol 121 Asbach, David 43 Asberry, Myrna 40 Ashbaugh, Lisa 230 Assmann, Jane 124, 161 Assoc, for Computing Machinery 144, 145 Astronomy 104, 105 Atwood, David 212 Auffert, Wanda 204 Austin. Carla 156 Baler, Beth 161, 179,212 Baler, Brad 230 Bailey, Julie 230 Bailey, Nancy 204 Bailey, Suzette 161, 230 Balnbridge, Todd 230 Baker, Brenda 126, 148 Baker, Douglas 169 Baker, John 169, 204 Baker, Michelle 154, 155, 158 Baldus, Kimberly 129, 183, 230 Baldwin, Barbara 158, 161, 212 Baldwin, Jon 43 Bales, Peter 131 Balle, Rebecca 161, 183,230 Bamert, David 164, 230 Banger, Michael 129, 230 Banks, Reggie 57 Baptist Student Onion 144,145 Barber, Christina 146, 156, 162, 163, 230 Barber, Kevin 60 Barberls, Frances 212 Barger, David 43 Barker, Tonya 142, 163, 212 Barley, Jennifer 80 Barnett, Harold 38 Barnett, Mancy 212 252 Index J 4 22 minutes weekly magic. (Pres. of Swatch Watch USA) Max Imgruth 4 For IS a true. me, America dream come f Barnett, Tim 8 Barnett, Tracy 169, 212 Barnhart, Kurt 129 Barnhart, Todd 230 Barr, Charissa 144, 212 Barrett, Michael 126 Baseball 42, 43 Basich, Lisa 40, 41, 48, 49, 129, 163. 230 Basl etball 37 Bassett, Gregory 139 Bassi, Roger 126, 163, 200 Bates, Tony 230 Bath, Susan 18, 122 Baudler, Michael 212 Bauman, David 204 Bauman, Kristie 230 Bauman, Lorraine 204 Baxley, Scott 189 Baxter, Eleesa 155 Baxter, Gerald 204 Bayha, Richard 110 Bay less, Kristi 189 Bearcat High Performance Team 106, 107, 146 Beach, Tim 3, 126, 146, 148, 176 Bears, Polly 230 Beashore, Lawrence 50 Beasley, Diana 121, 230 Beattie, Joanne 121, 148 Beatty, Alan 131 Beatty, Sherrone 230 Bechen, Angela 212 Beck, Lianne 27, 139, 230 Beck, Lisa 124, 125, 212 Becker, Sheila 44. 45, 131, 230 Beckman, Kristi 121, 212 Beckner, Mike 176 Bedier, Brenda 230 Beeson, Erich 129 Beggs, Jack 140, 156, 212 Behrends, Alan 150, 212 Behrends, Beth 133, 230 Behrens, David 155, 230 Behrens, Scott 163 Behrens, Ricky 230 Beiswinger, Janet 122, 146 Belcher, Kathryn 204 Belcher. Michelle 71, 133, 146, 147 Bell, John 189 Belteman, Maggie 122 Benavente, Maya 176 Bencker, Paul 230 Benefiel. Robin 121 Bennett, Bruce 144 Bennett, Stan 189 Benorden, Allison 40, 41, 49 Benson, Jeffrey 129 Benton, Holly 44, 53, 150, 161, 163.212 Bentz, Lori 212 Bernard, Valerie 155, 230 Berndt, Sandra 167 Berry, Shawn 212 Bertoncin, Kristen 131. 144. 212 Bertrand, Karl 131 Beta Beta Beta 146, 147 Best, Bill 38 Bettis. Mervin 139 Bianchina. Donna 124 Bianchina, Edward 124, 142 Bienfang, Naomi 212 Bierle, Steven 137, 189 Bierwirth, Sandra 161, 183 Biggerstaff, Stephanie 144, 212 Biggs, Michael 42, 43 Billups, Kristy 230 Binang. Robert 212 Birchmier, Michael 47 Bird. Allesa 155, 169, 189 Birkhofer, William 212 Bishop, Mary 146, 147 Bissell, Jerri 161, 183,212 Bitler, Delores 142 Bititto. Dean 124 Bjork, Kyle 124 Blackmore, Cheryl 146, 212 Blackmore, Kelli 230 Blackmore, Mancy 212 Blair, Kevin 140, 142, 230 Blake, Bradley 230 Blanchard, Lyle 155, 212 Bianchina, Ed 183 Blanco, Juan 158, 230 Blanco, Simon 244 Blanford. Kenneth 16, 52, 183 Blank. Lesley 3. 213 Blankenship, Brenda 231 Blau, Lisa 121 Blazek, John 124 Blixt, Kevin 133 Blue Key 146, 147 Blumenkemper, Laura 163 Blunt, Keith 156 BIythe. Matthew 126. 231 Boatman, Marcy 121, 161 Bobby Bearcat 29, 188 Bodenhausen, Jennifer 121, 203 Bogart, Stacy 183, 231 Bohling, Renae 124, 169 Bohlken, Robert 110. 164, 204 Boles. William 231 Bollinger, Michele 231 Book, Anna 63, 126, 127 Boone, Luke 204 Borge. Victor 221 Bortz, Sue 72, 75, 139, 213 Boswell. Annette 121. 129 Bourassa. David 137 Bousquet, Jacinda 40 Bowles, Angela 139 Bowman, Joyce 158, 176, 213 Boyd, Christy 115 Braden. Rebecca 134 Bradfield, Chris 137 Bradley, Jeff 176 Bradley, Mary 131 Bradley. Tamara 231 Brady, Jodi 142 Brahim. Aminahtun 158 Brammer. Randall 211 Brand, Betty 231 Brand, Dawn 122 Brandt, Shawn 126 Breiner, Tammy 204 Brekke, Ann 204 Brekke, Jerald 205 Brendler, Kelley 122, 231 Brenizer, Bradford 140 Brerndt. Sandre 211 Brett, George 33 Brewer, Jerry 231 Brewster. Stephanie 146, 176, 231 Brice, Regina 134, 231 Bridges, Richard 38 Briece, Deborah 122 Briggs, Julie 121, 129, 142, 143 Brill. Michael 148, 158, 230 Brinkley, Camille 230 Brinser, Joe 139 Brocker, Shelly 142, 161.230 Brommel, Mark 213 Bronson, Cheron 163, 230 Brook, Tracy 121, 148, 213 Brooks, Billy 156. 230 Brooks, Linda 131 Brown, Amy 121 Brown, Chad 133 Brown, Craig 115, 205 Brown, Dayna 156, 179 Brown, Douglas 214 Brown, Earl 194 Brown, Gary 230 Brown, Irene 71, 154 Brown. Jennifer 44 Brown, Kevin 214 Brown, Ray 205 Brown. Robert 122, 164, 205, 206, 207 Brown. Trisha 126 Brownfield, Michael 126 Browning, Edward 95,139, 205 Browning, Jerry 91, 140. 178. 179, 232 Browning. Sharon 94, 95, 205 Bruce, Deborah 214 Brum. Bryan 38, 139, 153, 201, 214 Brungardt, Valerie 231 Bryan, Pamela 121, 124, 231 Bryant, John 200 Bryars. Cordin 124 Bucher, Holley 122 Buck, William 156 Buehler, Shari 158 Buglewicz. Eric 124 Buildings 184. 185 Buker, Kathleen 205 Bullard, Paula 40, 41, 163. 214 Bullington, Ross 133 Bunce, Andrew 215 Bundridge, Jennifer 79, 231 Index 253 Bundt, Linda 169, 215 Bunge, Janet 40, 49 Burgin, Jeanne 142, 169, 215 Burke, David 16 Burke, Timothy 158 Burnett, John 75 Burns, Donald 103 Burnsides, Lori 121 Burr, Elana 231 Burris, Denise 231 Burroughs, James 163, 215 Bury, Susan 148, 156, 167, 231 Bush, Aaron 148 Campus Activity Progammers 71, 119, 146, 147 Campus Highlights 6, 7 Cannon, Tammy 232 Cape, Trevor 38, 126, 163, 176 Capps, David 129, 233 Capps, Lynne 215 Cardes, Richard 142 Cardinal Key 148, 213, 245 Care Day 119, 128, 136, 151 Carey, Mila 121, 134 Carl, Julie 40, 41, 48, 48, 233 Carlson, Brian 233 Dr. Joyce Brothers 4 Any man who watches more than three consecutive football games on TV in one day can be declared legally dead. Bush, Betty 160, 161, 183, 205 Bush, Robert 88, 89, 160, 161, 205 Bussard, David 231 Business and Government 94, 95 Butler, Doug 205 Butler, Michelle 215 Button, Chris 91 Bybee, Shannon 231 Byergo, Joe 139 Cabral, Denise 122 Cagle, Denise 215 Cain, Brenda 205 Cain, Tamara 148, 149, 171, 215 Cain, William 144 Calcaterra, Scott 56, 57, 100, 101 Calegan, Robert 38, 232, 246 Calhoon, Judi 155, 185 Callahan, Sonia 122, 126, 148 Calonkey, Connie 122, 134 Cameron, David 137 Camery, Brent 75, 167 Campbell, Michelle 16 4, 232 Campbell, Patricia 1 1 Campbell, Sheri 183, 215 Carlson, Jane 47, 121 Carlson, Jean 47, 121, 164 Carlson, Julie 47 Carmichael, Robert 131 Carnes, Linda 148, 149 Cams, Debra 215 " Carousel " 7, 22, 23, 24, 25, 90, 91 , 178,213 Carpenter, Marlene 142 Carroll, Maureen 122 Carson, Tanya 55 Carstens, Dale 215 Carter, Penelope 233 Carter, Sharon 205 Carter, Stephanie 122, 142, 170, 171,215 Casey, Marita 233 Cashmere, Leanna 128, 129, 161, 183, 233 Casillo, Renzo 144, 158, 233, 244,245 Casson, Donald 139 Celebration 92, 93, 213 Ceperley, Michael 158 Cerfogli, Dennice 126 Chacon, Raul 150, 158 Chadwick, Joseph 126 Chadwick, Sandra 233 Chain, Constance 142 Challenger 65 Chambers, Darrin 57 Chapman, Sheri 55, 163 Charley, Roger 148 Chartier, Amy 40, 41, 122 Chase, Richard 124 Cheerleaders 148, 149 Chen, Chin 233 Chi Delphians 124, 125 Childers, Karen 203, 233 Chong, Ike-Ben 215 Christ ' s Way Inn 148, 149 Christensen, Craig 233 Christensen, Debra 161, 215 Christensen, Dewayne 144, 156 Christensen, Sandra 27, 29 Christiansen, Lori 233 Circle K 148, 149 Clapham, Tom 124, 233 Clardy, Sheila 187 Clark. Deborah 205 Clark, Janet 58 Clark, Jon 57 Clark, Michael 156 Clark, Teresa 121 Clark, Travis 134 Cooper, Don 154 Cooper, J Donettal90, 233 Cooper, Janet L 27 Copus, Russell 215 Corder, Karen 182, 233 Corl, Tracy 144, 145, 182, 215 Cornelius, Chris 144 Cornelius, Forrest 144 Corwin, Mark 133 Cottle, Larry L 202 Cotton Jr., Russell 139 Courter, Lisa 11, 148 4 1 forgot some- thing. 1 was suppos- ed to introduce my roommate, who happens to be presi- dent. (Inaugural party) Noncy Reagan Clarkin, Paula 215 Clary, Jeana 215 Clausen, Tamara 161, 215 Claussen, Elizabeth 161 Claxton, Jeff 137 Clem, Kelley 150,215 Cline, Cindy 104, 105, 121 Closing 270-272 Clow, Laurie 233 Clymens, Dale 129 CNN 112, 113 Cochran, Danny 72, 169 Cochran, Mitchell 139,215 Cockwood, Mike 179 Cody, Michelle 233 Cody, Ronald 233 Coffelt, Brett 215 Cohens, Bobby 38, 155 Cohoon, Robert 233 Colden, Charles 184 Cole, David 150, 215 Cole, Lori 233 Cole, Rodney 140, 233 Cole, Wayne 144, 215 Coleman, Victor 37, 57 Colhour, Christopher 233 Collins, Cynthia 161, 215 Collins, Denee 233 Collins, Drector 38, 156 Collins, Gary 205 Collins, Georann 176, 233 Collins, Herman 156 Collins, Robin 139, 150, 215 Colt, D.C. 77 Colvin, Paula 139 Combs, Jeanette 233 Communications Interns 112, 113 Communications PR 110, 111 Concert 8, 9 Concert-Romantics 119, 147 Condon, Cynthia 182, 233 Conklin, David 124 Connell, Patricia 121 Coon, Allan 215 Covell, Daryl 125 Cowdry, Bruce 29 Cowen, Tami 233 Cowherd, Robert 14 Cox, David 128, 158, 163, 215 Cox, Deidre 200 Cox, Donald L 38 Cox, Kelly 55, 233 Craig, Scott 139 Cramer, Chad 131 Cramer, Dale 257 Cramer, Sheila 122 Crandall, Beth 126, 168, 169 Crandall, Deneen 215 Craven, Alicia 17, 183 Crawford, Andrea 233 Crawford, Kenneth 176 Crawford, Melissa 122, 215 Creamer, Lori 131, 233 Crisanti, Clifford 131, 158 Crisler, Cindy 121, 142, 161, 233 Crissler, Christopher 144, 215 Crist, Leroy 205 Cromer, Sheila 233 Cron, Rodney 233 Crosby, Pamela 155, 233 Cross Country 48, 49 Cross, Janna 215 Crossen, Murray 233 Crouse, Cynthia 233 Crowder, Juliet 233 Crowley, Jennifer 176 Cummings, Leslie 134, 135 Cummins, Melissa 233 Cummins, Tracy 233 Cunningham, Leslie 121, 215 Curnutte, James 233 Curran, Beryl 144 Current, Amy 158, 161, 170, 179, 233 254 Index ' «n,l4j ' Daily Forum 112, 113, 147 Damiani, Juliet 133, 155 Delta Chi 16, 17, 18, 20, 64. 124, 125 Delta Psi Kappa 150 Delta Sigma Phi 1 18, 132, 133, 224 Delta Sigma Phi Little Sisters 132, 133 Delta Zeta 122, 123, 207 Dempsey, Barbara 121, 167 Denke, Deneen 148 Denny, Paul 47 Derks, Eric 176 Dermer, Karen 234 Derry, Dana 200, 234 Detmer, Carol 205 Dettman, Karen 121 Devanney, Kenneth 234 Dulin, Janet 217 Dunlap, Michael 156, 157, 163, 235 Dunn, Jane 139 Dutch, Glenn 156 Duter, Tom 158 Duty, Stacey 131, 235 Dyke, Shelley 235 Dykes, Mattie 184 Dykes, Nancy 217 English Honor Society 150, 151 Engstrand, Karla 139 Epley, Debra 155 Epley, Roger 206 Epllng, David 189 Erb, Andrew 126 Erbes, Sara 235 Erickson, Amy 115 Erickson, Gail 22, 176 Erickson, Jill 217 Ernat, Julie 126, 155, 158 Ernst, Sarah 176, 177 «e29 ii233 i M 4 la 163 215 ttt dl38 H,233 IU9 Id 131 k2S7 (bl22 1%168:- ' K8i2i: J»U,IJ3 B «i233 hkAITS etai 122.21; 11131.233 MI3I.1H Uo|ilietl44,21S SS Ii233 (33 Elim233 T«« 215 n)233 »233 el 233 e233 144 151161: (farmer) Beverly Schaefer We don ' t want to make a million, we just want to make a living. 4 I ' m old-fashioned, but 1 just think a si ought to be shot. i (Alaska Senator) Ted Stevens Danahy, Stacey 121 Daniel, Marion 234 Dankof, Deborah 215 Darrah, Matt 60 Data Processing Mgmt. Assoc. 150, 151 Daubendiek, Annette 234 Daughters of Diana 128, 129 Dauve, Jan 79 Davies, Diana 160, 161, 215 Davis, David 142, 152, 153, 155, 216 Davis, Don 93, 176 Davis. Donna 234 Davis, Jodine 216 Davis, Karen 122, 167 Davis, Kristina 121 Davis, Lisa 171, 190, 216 Davis, Pamela 121, 198, 216 Davis, Richard 234 Davis, Tamara 139 Davis, Wiley 98 Dawson, Thad 137 Day, Amy 121 Day, Laura 171, 176 DeBolt, Robert 34, 86, 158, 159, 161 DeCamp, David 158 DeLong, Bridgitte 139, 234 DeLong, Scott 129 DeVault, Penny 216 DeVenney, Timothy 169, 234 DeVers, Julie 216 DeZurk-Yida, Willard 144 Dean, W.E. 76 Dearberry, Mark 201 Deatz, Darren 158 Decker, Tracy 137 Dedrickson, Marilyn 15 Delong, Bridgitte 124 Delfoung, Paul 86 Delfoung, Ron 205 Dewhirst, Jonathon 97 Dewhirst, Robert 96, 97, 205 Diblasi, Jacque 131 Diblasi, Ronald 131 Dicataldo, Tony 43, 100 Dick, James 131 Dickey, Sonya 122 Dierolf, Christopher 136 Dieter, Thomas 142 Dieterich Hall Council 154 Dingfield, Patty 46, 47 Dinville, Andrew 152, 155, 216 Dinville, Jylann 183, 234 Dishon, Stephanie 130, 234 Dismuke, Joseph 61, 156, 163,216 Dixon, Lance 133 Dizney, Bill 83, 102 Dizney, Desmion 205 Doherty, Rosann 161, 216 Doman, Karen 176, 234, 268 Domino ' s Pizza 2, 194 Dominy, Donna 120, 121, 216 Donaldson, David 50 Donnelly, Amy 234 Donner, Kathryn 129, 217 Doolan, Maureen 134 Doran, Shirley 134 Dorf, Kristi 234 Dorrel, Anthony 47, 217 Dorrel, Trudith 205 Doser, Barbara 179 Douglas, David 234 Dow, Ronald 144 Dowdy, Yvonne 110 Dowell, Thomas 139, 140, 234 Draheim, Carol 19, 120, 121 Drake, Aaron 158 Drake, Jennifer 122, 234 Dredge, Kyle 137 Drustrup, Thomas 129 Dubes, Julee 183, 234 Duer, Kristen 122 Eagan, Susan 217 Easteria, David 189, 206 Easton, Steve 206 Eaton. James 46, 47, 137 Eaton, William 60 Eberhard, Mary 161 Eckhoff, Gayla 44, 58 Eckstein, Steven 235 Education Horace Mann 98, 99 Edward, Vincent 80, 235 Edwards, Matthew 131 Edwards, Penny 235 Edwards, Stacy 122 Egekwu, Obediah 217 Ehlers, Don 179 Ehlers, Marjean 179 Ehrhardt, Stacy 122, 235 Ekblad, Kristin 146 Eklov, Lori 161,217 Eklund, Steven 137, 142, 158, 161 Elad, Frederick 235 Elder, Amy 235 Ellis, Elizabeth 187 Ellis, Robert 217 Ellison, Amy 155, 158, 183, 235 Elmquist, Michael 217 Else, Brenda 235 Else, Janice 58, 161, 179,235 Endres, Patricia 217 Engle, Laurie 112, 113 England, Sam 162 English, George 88, 89 Ernst, Sherry 235 Espano, Ariadna 144, 158, 164, 235 Espey, Joyce 18, 122, 142, 167,217 Esser, Carol 131 Esslinger, Tracy 183, 235 Ethirajulu, Silesh 235 Ettinger, Stephanie 126 Eubanks, Ray 235 Euler, Pamela 122, 134 Everly, Carol 235 Ewald, Debra 122, 164 Ewing, Lapsley 133, 235 Ewoldt, Paula 171 Fakdsek, Christine 27 Fana, Jafar 211 Fans 28, 29 Fargo, Amy 148, 161, 164, 167, 235 Fashion 30, 31 Features 188, 189 Fellowship of Christain Athletes 131, 150 Fergerson, Matthew 217 Ferguson, Alan 139 Ferguson, Andrea 138, 139, 217 Ferguson, Deanna 235 Index 255 Ferguson, Matalie 121, 131 Ferguson, Ronda 217 Ferguson, Sonya 134 Ferris, Lisa 40 Fianance Club 153, 154 Fiddeike, Michelle 133, 217 Fidler, Diane 161 Fief, Therese 128, 129, 166, 167 Fields, David 235 Fiest, Richard 126 Fiest, Tammy 122, 217 Findley, Jana L 108, 109 Findley, Michael 129 Finken, Nancy 161, 235 Finley, Leland 211 Finnegan, Mary- 115, 235 Finney, Julia 22, 176 Fischer, Andrew 139 Fisher, Craig 131 Fisher, John 217 Fitzgerald, Brian 131, 179 Flag Corps 153, 154 Flagle, John 235 Flanagon, Richard 136, 163 Flanery, Wayne 107 Flavin, Timothy 217 Fleming, Jenny 147, 176 Fleming. Todd 126, 179 Fletchall, Brent 144 Fletchall, Robin 146, 235 Fletchall, Stephen 211 Fletcher, William 235 Flores, Michele 121 Floyd, Tony 52 Flying Bearcats 153, 154 Flynn, David 235 Flynn, William 158 Football 29, 37, 50, 51, 52, 53, 202 Foote, Jason 235 Ford, Bradley 126, 146 Ford, Karen 155, 235 Ford, Onterio 50 Ford, Scott 140 Fore, Roseanna 235 Foster, Rodney 153, 169 Fox, Kristin 40, 41 Frahm, Beverly 161, 217 Franklin, Ronald 235 Fratzke, Kurt 131 Fratzke, Thomas 217 Frazier, Sara 126 Frechin, Teddi 146, 235 Frederick, Elad 169 Freeman, Carol 27, 58, 235 French, Michael 235 Frenzel, Kevin 126, 137 Freshman 188, 189 Frogge, Rebecca 129, 153 Frucht, Richard 72, 73, 167, 206 Fruhling, Heidi 121, 167 Frump, Julie 12, 13, 161,217 Fry, Carrol 114,206 Fry, Rhonda 142 Frye, Charles 206 Fullerton, Kevin 163, 176, 177, 235, 268, 269 Fulmer, Lisa 235 Fulton, Richard 73, 84 Funke, Linda 40, 235 Furler, Mary 150, 217 Fusselman, Jeffrey 235 Fyle, Vickl 236 Gabriel, Roman 126 Gach, Tracy 102 Galbraith, Martha 68, 236 Gamma Theta Gpsilon 153, 154 Gambs, Rebecca 144 Gangloff, Brian 236 Gardner, Sandra 236 Garoussian, Mahuash 211 Garrett, Kara 236 Garrett, Randy 139 Garrison, Julie 217 Garten, Scott 206 Garvin, James 132 (Achille Lauro hostage) Anito Rosenthal ... there are craz- ies walking around and normal people can ' t cope with them. Gash, Bryan 150, 236 Gates, Jeffrey 217 Gates, Kathy 156, 217 Gayler, George 75, 176, 206 Gaylord, Scott 236 Geddes, LaDonna 110, 206, 240 Gehringer, Beth 44 Geib, Darrell 140, 146, 147, 217 Qeib, Gregory 155, 189 Geiger, Chuck 33, 36, 126 Geisert, Bradley 167, 206 Geist, Jodie 58 General Studies Seminar 114, 115 Generic Show 34, 35, 213 Genoa, Linda 176, 236 Geology-Geography Club 154, 155 Gerdes, Steven 139, 163, 236 Gibbons, Brenda 79 Gibbons, Brent 74 Gibler, Michelle 146 Gibson, Kenneth 236 Gieseke, Carole 183, 216 Gieseke, David 216 Gieseke, Joyce 216 Giles, Scott 137 Gill, Cheryl 122, 236 Gill, Robert 84 Gillespie, Linda 122, 129 Gillespie, Ruth 236 Gillispie, Steve 43 Gillis, Craig 217 Gilpin, Gregory 6, 22, 23, 24, 25, 176,213,217 Gilpin, Pam 126, 142, 143 Ginderson, Darren 146 Ginther, Marilyn 236 Girls Basketball 58, 59 Givens, Carol 156 Givens, Michael 156 Givens, Vernice 142, 161, 217 Gladbach, Jill 200 Glaspie, Mark 200 Goetz, Shari 236 Goforth, Todd 129 Goforth,Toni 121, 167 Golden Hearts 126, 127 Colston, Robert 38 Gomel, John 135 Gomon, Kris 236 Gonzalez, Daniel 236 J wThere types of tients Gonzalez, Stephanie 236 Goode, John 126 Goodlow, Eddie 50 Goodwin, Richard 137 Goodwin, Susan 33, 194, 236 Goodwyn, Allyson 122, 124, 148 149 Gorcyca, Diane 200, 206 Gordon, Jennifer 217 Gorton, Stuart 129 Gose, Amy 236 Gose, Peter 126, 142, 163, 168 169, 176,217 Gose, Warren 89 Goudge, Theodore 155, 206 Gourley, Gary 131 Grabill, Sherri 153 Grable, Roger 236 Grable, Tina 126 Grads211 Graduate Ager 116, 117 Graduation 14, 15 Graeve, Brian 124 Graham, Anita 158 Graham, Michael 206 Graham, Tami 139 Grail, Theresa 236 Graney, Mary 44 Grant, Elaine 169, 236 Grant, Kenneth 131 Graves, Paul 68, 139 Gray, Tina 126 Grayson, Rodney 38, 39 Grebner, Douglas 236 Green, Jacqueline 183, 217 Green, Keith 151 Green, Kimberley 236 Green, Robert 53 Greene, Leann 8 Greenlee, Kelly 54, 55 Greenwell, Stanley 236 Greever, Carol 121 Gregory, Robert 206 Gregory, Nicholas 134 Gregory, Patrick 167 Greiner, Kris 129 Grenwek, Deb 236 Griepenstroh, Joan 131 Qriepenstroh, Nancy 142 Grier, Brian 38, 49, 144, 163 «s.- dying dead. are two AIDS pa- Either you ' re or you ' re 9 (Colorado Governor) Richard Lamm uy,» 256 Index ies, James 12, 13, 161, 218 iffey, Rebecca 236 iffin, Cherri 58 iffin, Martin 124 iffith, Cindy 45 ■iggs, Melissa 236 ■imes, Stephanie 236 risamore, Denise 139, 148, 236 ispino, Franl 99, 182, 206 romoupis, George 194 ronberg, Leslie 129 onewold, Tamra 236 OSS, Rachel 98 ruver, Pamela 133 ude, Annette 139 ude, Lori 236 uenther, Kyle 150, 151, 158 uideposts Magazine 112, 113 uldenpfennig, Mark 166, 167, 218 ullifor, Paul 115 unter, Teresa 176 unther, Geri 236 unther, Joseph 124 urnett, George 154, 189 uthrie, Dee 218 utshall, Kelly 58, 236 uy, Leslie 126, 218 uy, Willie 236 uyer, Julie 139, 176, 218 aake, John 129 acker, Steven 144, 145 ackworth, Robyn 218 addox, Tami 121, 130, 131 adiey, Gregory 158, 161, 171 aer. Jodee 139 Hageman, Lee 15 Hagen, Kimberly 236 Hagen, Laurie 131, 236 Hager, Jeffrey 188, 189 Haines, Sheila 121, 153, 236 Hale, Greg 139 Hale, Steven 38 Haley, Robert 38 Hall, Jason 139 Hall, Rhonda 194, 236 Halla, Jay 126, 127, 156, 169, 176, 236 Halloran, Michael 78, 158, 161,218 Hamlin, Susan 236 Hammond, Jessica 150, 218 Hancock, Ned 183 Haney, Jeffrey 91, 179 Haning, Jill 121, 142, 198 Hanks, Nancy 207 Hansen, Gregory 236 Hansen, Lisa 237 Hansen, Sherry 124 Hanshaw, Melinda 148, 149, 237 Hansley, Steven 51, 53 Hanson, Andrew 169 Hanson, Kelly 164, 218 Hanson, Ronald 133, 152, 153 Harambee 156, 157 Harbin, Lucretia 124 Harding, Sherri 122 Harless, Ginger 121, 142 Harlow, Harry 170 Harmeyer, Bradley 137 Harney, Shelly 58, 59, 163 Harper, Jeff 218 Harrah, Craig 129 Harriman, Margaret 237 Harris, Gary 57, 163 Harris, Gerald 57, 163 Harris, Mark 218 Harris, Max 207 Harrison, Kimberly 218 Hartman, Mark 144, 148, 237 Hartshorn, Teresa 218 Hash, Linda 161, 218 Hashim, Nor Hashima 183 Hasnan, Sallehuddin 158 Hass, Rozanne 122 Hassler, Sarah 121 Hatcher, Donald 57 Hatchette, Clifford 144, 145 Hathhorn, William 144 Hauck, Eric 179 You can run, but you can ' t hide. Hauck, Philip 218 Haupt, Susan 218 Havens, Dennis 131 Hawes, Caria 237 Hawkins, Gary 139, 218 Hawkins, Rickey 56, 57 Hawkins, Thomas 164 Hawkins, Valerie 218 Hayes, Michael 38, 49, 238, 246 Hayes, Phil 207 Haynes, Ross 126, 167, 176 Headrick, Sandra 121,237 Headrick, Tami 121 Headstart 125, 132 Health 76, 77 Heart Fund 127 Hecker, Barbara 218 Heckman, Larry 106, 107, 146 Heckman, Teresa 148 Hedinger, Kristy 218 Hedlund, Sheri 98, 161 Heerboth, Wesley 237 Heflin, Theresa 133 Heiland, Leza 121 Heilig, Robin 124, 218 Heiman, Dan 133 Hein, Barbara 126, 237 Hein, Rebecca 126 Heinsius, Brian 237 Heissan, Mia 183 Heitmann, Lynette 40, 150, 237 Heitshusen, Barbra 237 Helle, Penny 121, 142, 143 Helm, Scott 129 Helzer, Boyde 218 Helzer, Kevin 139 Helzer, Lisa 237 Hemann, Michael 163 Hemenway, Henry 207 Hemme, Jackie 155, 237 Henderson, Jacob 137 Heng, Tang 237 Henke, Heidi 44, 237 Henning, Nelsie 121, 237 Henry, Allen 237 Henry, Mary 218 Henry, Robert 85, 170 Hensley, Carolyn 144, 145 Herauf, James 100 Herauf, Kevin 211 Herbers, Donna 62, 183, 218 Herman, Mike 60 Herman, Tracy 163 Hernandez, Carmen 121 Hernandez, Rodney 129 Herndon, Jan 124, 183 Hersh, Alice 8 Herzberg, Craig 218 Hess, Elizabeth 148, 156, 237 Hessel, Charles 133 Hester, Kandice 121, 176 Hewitt, Jennifer 122, 123 Heyle, Julia 238 Hicks, Diane 31 Hicks, Rodney 38 Hicks, Susan 139, 238 Higginbotham, Harlan 142 Higginbotham, Norma 121, 161, 176 High Rise Councils 155 Hill, Stephen 38, 137, 218 Hilliard, Danny 130, 131 Himan, David 124, 176 Hinckley, William 207 Hineman, Dave 93 Hines, Janet 163, 176,238 Hinners, Julie 122 Hinshaw, George 148, 207 Northwest Trivia The fall of 1960 brought unrest to freshmen who who were seeking to end the M Club ' s tyranny over them, a long tradition of hazing. They sawed loose and stole the clapper of the Vic- tory Bell, traditionally the signal for the start of Walkout Day and signifying the end of the freshman pledgeship. They then sent an ultimatum to Student Body President Dale Cramer that the clapper would be returned when the indignities stopped. But the M Club said, " No clapper--no Walkout Day. " Since no student was willing to be responsible for such an action, the clapper was returned. But in revolt, six freshmen kidnapped Cramer and kept him hostage overnight in a deserted farmhouse. Then they locked him in a broom closet at the cour- thouse. Punishment for their efforts (plus one unsuspecting freshman) was done by shaving each head to spell out the word, Bearcat. Index 257 Hitching Post 2 Hixson, Todd 155 Hoaglund, Barbara 164, 165, 238 Hobart, Catherine 162, 163, 176 Hobb, Colleen 40 Hocamp, Sandi 158 Hodge, Michelle 121 Hodge, Tim 38 Hoffman, Barry 238 Hoffman, Timothy 38, 48, 49, 163 Hogan, Elizabeth 122 Holdsworth, Dana 218 Holechek, Anthony 52 Hollander, Vicki 122 Hollenbeck, Amy 122, 123 Hollenbeck, Jeffrey 137 Hollingsworth, Lynda 207 Hollman, Julie 124, 142, 152, 153, 169, 183, 238 Holman, Jan Derk 238 Holmes, Qeni 123 Holmes, Shannon 176 Holmes, Sheila 238 Holmes, Trisha 238 Holmeyer, Brad 136 Holsapple, Betty 218 Holt, Clifton 134 Holt, Daniel 15 Homan, Vicki 154 Homecoming 6, 7, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20,21, 120 Homel, Cindy 189 Honors Club 156 Hooker, Amy 139 Hooker, Thomas 39, 218 Hudson, Deborah 183, 239 Hudson, Perrin and Roberta Hall Councils 155 Huffman, James 239 Hufford, Scheila 126, 142, 156, 179,218 Hughes, Elizabeth 169, 176, 183, 189 Hughes, Gary 140 Hughes, Rhonda 218 Huke, Carrie 121, 142, 158 Hulett, Wendy 158, 239 Hull, Gayle 208 Hull, Sheila 23. 91 Hume, Timothy 156, 239 Humphrey, Diana 183, 239 Humphrey, Gregory 134 Hunt, David 29, 148 Hunt, Larry 239 Hunt, Lloyd 49, 239 Hunt, Richard 124 Hunter, Timothy 22, 176 Huntley, Timothy 140, 141, 239 Huntley, Todd 129, 218 Hunziger, Deborah 239 Hurd, Kimbra 239 Hurley, Pat 219 Hurst, Joe 57, 163 Hurst, Kimberly 239 Hurst, Tracy 104, 131 Hurtado, Staci 239 Husted, Rebecca 139 Huston, Mark 137 Husz, James 139 Hutcheon, Jeffrey 33, 57, 239 Ighoyivwi, Michael 169 Imonitie, Emmanuel 142, 219 Ingram, Michael 131 Ingram, Verna 219 Inman, Jim 147, 176 Inman, Ricky 155, 219 Inter-Fraternity Council 156, 157 International 72, 73 International Students Organiza- tion 158, 245 Inter-Residence Council 119, 158 Intramurals 37, 62, 63, 64 Ireland, John 208 Irvin, Douglas 124, 164 Irwin, Charles 38 Irwin, Emily 146 Ives, Michael 139 Jermain, Stephanie 131 Jewel, Brian 98 Jewell, Duane 131, 138, 139, 208 Jewell, Judy 219 Jewett, Mike 208 Johannesman, Eric 62, 63, 126, 127 John, Jo Ann 146 Johnson, Andrea 155, 158 Johnson, Bobbi 161 Johnson, Bonnie 238 Johnson, Carmen 194 Johnson, Charlene 18, 158, 182 183, 219, 229 Johnson, Cheryl 219 Johnson, Godwin 46, 47 Johnson, Gwen 158, 161 Johnson, Holly 144 Johnson, Jacqueline 35, 156, 176 220 Johnson, James 43, 100 Johnson, Jeffry 43 Johnson, Jeri 121, 129, 142, 145, 220 Johnson, JoAnn 220 Johnson, Kenna 3, 75, 155, 208 Johnson, LeAnn 238 Johnson, Linda 146, 148, 169 Johnson, Michelle 136 Johnson, Mike 160, 208 Johnson, Patrick 101, 131, 156 Johnson, Ronelle 238 Johnson, Sandra 139, 238 (1-70 World Series) Gov. John Ashcroft 4 € I always wear one cap when one team is batting and put on the other when the other team is up. Even when I was little, 1 was big. (Chicago Bears) William Perry Hoover, Billie 238 Hoover, Jackie 44, 238 Hopewell, Karen 44, 163, 218 Hopper, John 176 Hoppers, Jacqueline 121, 198 Hoppers, Karen 121 Hornbuckle, Leroy 155, 156, 157, 158,218 Hornbuckle, Mary 218 Horner, Channing 207 Horticulture 138 Hoskey, Marvin 140, 208 Housken, Randall 57 Houston, Steve 139 Howe, John 238 Howes, Tracy 129 Hoy, Randall 137, 139 Hoyt, Matthew 144 Hubbard, Dean 14, 15, 83, 84, 85, 86, 116, 117, 143,208 Hubbard, Joy 163 Hudlemeyer, Christina 58, 163 Hutson, Kurt 239 Hutton, Tina 144, 161, 183, 239 Hymes, Edward 239 Idas, Roger 178 Industrial Arts Club 20, 156, 157 Jack, Andrea 121,251 Jackson, Everett 183 Jackson, Leasa 44 Jackson, Kurt 131, 134 Jackson, Leslie 27, 239 Jacobs, Jeffrey 239 Jager, Crista 239 James, Tammy 58, 59 Jamison, Deann 239 Janssen, James 219 Jaques, Michelle 124, 161, 239 Jaynes, Kenneth 146 Jazz Band 158 Jeffrey, Rachelle 19, 121, 155 Jenkins, Holly 239 Jenkins, JoAnn 156, 161, 239 Jenkins, Patrick 239 Jenkins, Terry 139, 140 Jennings, Brian 43, 219 Jennings, Darrell 131 Jennings, Keenan 137 Jennings, Kimberly 131 Jensen, Dan 131 Jensen, John 114, 137 Jensen, Monte 185 Jensen, Sandra 146, 239 Johnson, Stephen 63, 64, 142 Johnston, Susan 122 Jones, Cathi 47, 183, 220 Jones, James 133 Jones, Jennifer 148, 166, 167, 176, 220 Jones, J.W. 184 Jones, Keith 209 Jones, Linda 22, 34, 35, 90, 140 179 Jones, Paul 209 Jones, Randy 126 Jones, Robert 135 Jones, Roy 124 Jones, Russell 131 Jones, Suzanne 113 Jordan, Tony 133 Jorgensen, LuAnn 238 Jorgensen, Paul 139 Joy, Jim 15 Just, Tracy 220 K)W«,Ttic mM Ka!le Fi«« HmsasCitv tosjsCilj SappaAlf Kappa Delt Kappa Omi Kardel!, Lis tog, Lisa ' KarsteniJ Kastens, Li Kaufman, 1 CT0112 m 120, Keast, Dsfl feith,Kevi Keith, Nap Kellet.Mic Kelley.W Kelley,R( l elly.Mf Kelly, Brs Kelly, Ch Kelly. Do Kelly, % Kelsey.K Kempker 176,17- Kempton KenkeU Kennedy Kennedy Kennedy Kennell, Kenner, , Kennet, i Kenney, Kerr, Dei Kest,Jo( Keslner, 258 Index ■■ frntr-M iua Kahler, Tracey 122 Kaler, Mary 146, 239 Kalley Filleans 130, 131 Kampman, Paula 239 Kansas City Royals 2, 33, 80 Kansas City Star 97, 248 Kappa Alpha Psi 136, 137 Kappa Delta Pi 160, 161, 213 Kappa Omicron Phi 160, 161 Kardell, Lisa 239 Karg, Lisa 121,239 Karstens, Tara 122 Kastens, Laura 122, 167 Kaufman, Tom 163 KCMO 112, 113 KDLX 120, 127, 158, 219 Keast, Daria 121, 161 Keith, Kevin 131 Keith, Marcia 139 Keller, Michael 248 Kettelhake, Lloyd 239 Ketterman, Polly 176 Keyes, Alan 179,239 Khan, Zille 148 Kharadia, Virabhai 164 Kiburz, Karia 169, 183, 220 K.I.D.S 161 Kieny, Michael 127 Killeen, Bradley 18, 179 Killion, Todd 126 Kimerer, Kimberlee 220 Kinder, Theresa 146, 147 King, Cheryl 40, 49, 239 King, Heather 98 King, Sally 98 King, Tammy 189, 241 King, Terry 209 King, Todd 241 Kinne, Keith 139 Kirkendall, Keith 176, 220 Kirkpatrick, Kelly 163, 176, 220 Kitching, Sharon 146, 241 Klapmeyer, Brian 144 Klein, Carol 121 Klein, David 146, 148 Klein, Mary Beth 121 Klenklen, Bradley 169 Kleptz, Timothy 138 Kline, Keith 140 Klinzman, Christopher 30, 34, 91, 241 Knapp, Alan 241 Knapp, Cheryl 126, 164 Knapp, David 241 Knauss, Regena 241 Kumm, Eric 140 Kunecke, Ronda 209 Kunels, Mick 27 Kunkel, Tamra 131 KXCV 160, 161 Kyle, Al 264 LaQrone, Courtney 57 Lackey, Bruce 146, 148, 149 Lade, Bob 63, 64 Laffoon, James 124 Laing, Ann 99, 161, 209 Lambright, Donovan 156, 241 Lawrence, Jodi 221 Lazcano, Juan 158 Lean, Jeffrey 158 Lean, Kristin 176 Lee, Jeanette 241 Lee, Mark 241 Lee, Michael 49 Lee, Stacy 131, 166, 167,241 Leeper, Roy 114, 115, 209 Leeper, Thomas 129, 241 Lehane, Laurie 122, 123, 221 Lehman, Michael 148, 241 Lehman, Tom 131 Leib, Sara 156, 241 Leintz, Kelly 46, 58 Leith, Thomas 90, 91, 136, 140, 142, 146, 183, 190, 221 Lentes, Lisa 149 Leonard, Jay De 64, 124, 125 Leonard, Jill 140, 141, 179 Leonard, Ricky 163 Leopold, Rhonny 183 Lesher, Diane 221 Lesher, Merle 209 Lesiak, Patrick 82 Lester, Thomas 38, 39 Lettington, Brent 129 Lewis, Denise 241 Lewis, Eric 133, 241 Lewis, Michelle 171, 221 Lewis, Lanny 102 (Live Aid Coordinator) Boh Geldof 4 When it ' s over, this will have been the most important thing I ' ve ever done in my life. Maybe I can help this young man (Gorbachev) with some fatherly ad- vice. Ronald Reagan Kelley, Michael 156 Kelley, Roger 93 Kelly, Alfred 152, 209 Kelly, Brendan 124 Kelly, Christina 47 Kelly, Doug 179 Kelly, Sue 155 Kelsey, Kathy 44, 45 Kempker, Dana 112, 113,121, 142, 176, 177, 220, 268, 269 Kempton, Marvin 139, 239 Kenkel, Phillip 150, 191 Kennedy, Carmen 239 Kennedy, Jim 126 Kennedy, Kaye 44 Kennell, Sherry 220 Kenner, Jean 148, 205, 209 Kenner, Morton 205 Kenney, Anne 63, 183, 239 Kerr, Debby 176, 183, 239 Kest, Jodi 47 Kestner, Rick 57 Knepper, Erica 241 Knight, Lynette 144 Knoll, Kirsten 163 Knoll, Raye 241 Knorr, John 176 Knowlton, Scott 171 Koch, Michael 124, 153, 220 Koenig, Susan 29, 241 Koestner, Carl 43, 82, 194 Kohel, Lisa 131 Kolenc, Koleen 209 Konon, Barbara 122 Konzen, Colleen 133, 220 Kooker, Rodney 137, 220 Kortmeyer, Lori 121, 129 Kostecki, Kurt 38 Koster, Jeffery 140, 164, 189 Kraisser, Judith 27 Kramer, Ernest 209 Krinninger, Scott 38 Kruckeberg, Dean 110 Kuhlmann, Karen 221 Lamer, Fred 34, 209 Lament, Laura 140 Lance, Kent 139 Lance, Tim 139 Land, Scott 144, 156 Landes, Richard 142 Lane, Susan 169, 171 Lang, Bruce 139, 140, 146 Langford, Kelley 122, 129 Lanoha, Laura 121 Larsen, Valonda 241 Larson, Amy 203 Larson, Cynthia 131, 142 Larson, Holly 169 Larson, Kevin 107, 146, 156 Larson, Nia 122 Larson, Rodney 221 Lassiter, Brett 34 Lathrum, Brian 140, 221 Laughery, Mark 139 Laughlin, John 144 Lauridsen, Adam 241 Lauridsen, James 144 Lawler, Amy 241 Lawrence, Bert 38, 39 Lewis, Linda 148 Lewis, Robert 65, 110, 170, 171, 221 Lewis, Shelley 44, 144, 156, 221 Liahona Youth Group 162, 163 Libby, Dan 241 Lightner, Candy 119, 125 Liles, Sherri 122, 221 LIm, Yong 241 Lin, Debra 133 Linhardt, Lisa 146, 170, 221 Link, Sandy 183, 179,241 Links, Tom 153 Linn, Linda 126, 139 Linthicum, Staci 241 Lintz, Eileen 131 Listen, Thomas 38 Litte, Bruce 209 Litterick, Katharine 241 Little American Rodeo 138 Lockard, Valerie 121 Lockling, Stephanie 176, 241 Lockridge, Anita 122 Lockwood, Cathy 144 Loew, Sandra 121 Index 259 Logullo, Karen 221 Lohnes, Mark 126 Loida, Ron 86, 129, 142, 158, 163 Long, Dale 144, 150 Long, Jacquelyn 162, 163, 201, 241 Longabaugh, Keith 241 Loong, Chow Choon 158 Lorenz, Curtis 241 Losh, Veronica 148, 149 Lott, James 169 Loucks, Michael 137 Love, Wayne 60, 61 Lowry, James 140, 221 Lucido, Patricia 209 Ludden, Keith 160, 209 Luke, Tim 150 Luppens, Albert 133, 183 Luppens, Pam 129, 179, 241 Luse, Leanne 1 46, 241 Lustgraaf, Cynthia 241 Lydon, Debra 161, 183,222 Lyle, Jill 158, 161 Lyman, Karen 46, 47, 58 Lynch, Tim 133 Lynn, Dave 132 Lytten, Wendy 222 Mallory, Paul 144 Malson, Debra 183 Manes, Julie 168, 169, 222 Mann, Gregory 124 Mann, Suzanne 102 Manville, John 134 Mao, Junior 50, 183 Maohu, Sanjay 158 Marching Band 20, 271 Margis, Cynthia 40, 126. 127 Margis, Sandra 169, 179 Marquarcht, Terry 43 Marshall, Karen 158 Marshall, Thomas 131 Martens, Lisa 222 Marth, Michael 144, 145 Martin, Mike 137 Martin, Ricki 43, 163 Martin, Teresa 158 Martinez, Anna 131, 241 Martinson, Bradley 139 Mason, Samuel 16 Mattern, Annette 183 Matthews, Debbie 148 Mattson, Erma 161, 183 Mattson, Jeffrey 242 Mattson, Joan 242 Mattson, Lori 142, 183, 242 Mattson, Marsha 161 Mattson, Michael 126, 158, 242 Mattson, Timothy 183 Maudlin, Deanna 222 Maurer, Andrew 242 Maxted, Jack 144 Maxwell, Andrea 122, 126 May, Anthony T 222 May, Leiand 151 May, Sandra 242 May, Todd 57, 1 63 M Club 162, 163, 257 MacLafferty, Julie 33, 241, 271 Macias, Alicia 153 Mackey, Bradley 124 Mackey, Shannon 241 Macy, Charles 158,241 MADD 119, 125 Mader, Maureen 138, 139, 148, 167 Madison, Diane 241 Magana, Paula 46, 47 Magnussen, Shari 222, 237 Major, Brian 156 Majors, Laura 102 Majors, Wendy 241 Malcom, Anita 129, 241 Mallen, Barry 222 Mallen, Keith 179 Mallen, Kelli 241 Mallinison, Denise 164 Maynes, Susan 242 Maynor, Janet 146 McAfee, Steve 242 McBride, Gary 137 McCartney, John 242 McClafferty, Michael 133 McClemons, Amy 125, 183, 242 McClendon, Rae 131 McClure, Rachelle 29, 44 McCode, Kerri 242 McConkey, Mark 137 McCoole, Kerri 122 McCown, Eugene 209 McCoy, Mary 129 McCoy, Michael 200, 246 McCracken, Jack 184 McCrary, Steve 194 McCue, Patricia 10, 91, 140, 179, 222 McCulloch, DeeDee 40, 49, 163, 242 McCullough, Tod 134 McCunn, Nancy 158, 176, 242 McDade, Monica 242 McDaniel, Gary 242 McDermott, Lee 121, 126 McDermott, Mancy 137 McDonald, Darin 242 McDonald, Gary 144, 135, 209 McDonald, Kendall 160 McDonald, Merry 144, 145, 209 McDowell, Colleen 156, 242 McDowell, Kelly 122 McEnroe, Linda 183 McEvoy, Anthony 209 McGautha, Janet 146, 156, 222 McGee, Melodie 242 McGilvrey, Ruth 122, 144, 167, 222 McGinnis, Sally 222 McGinnis, Sherry 161 McGinnis, Stephen 47, 163 McGrath, Andrea 110 McQuire, LeCraig 53 McGure, Shelly 122 Mclnnis, Scott 222 McKaskel, Kay 153, 179 McKee, Terry 242 McKemy, Alfred 14, 84 McKenna, Joyce 131, 203 McKeown, Stephanie 242 McKeown, Susan 129 McKinley, Qwen 133, 142 McKnight, Neal 169 McKunn, Nancy 153 McLaren, Thomas 12, 13, 222 McLaughlin, Thomas 140, 178, 179 McLaughlin, Charles 15 McLaughlin, David 169, 209 McLaughlin. Pat 79, 146, 169, 209 McMahon, Karmen 153 McMichael. Mary 120. 121, 222 Meier, Sandra 158, 242 Meinecke, Trudy 139 Melius, Annette 44, 122 Mellado Sesma, Miguel 67, 242 Men ' s Basketball 56, 57 Men ' s Track 38, 39 Menacho, Luis 129, 158 Mendenhall, Heidi 121,242 Mengwuei, Lai 211 Merrick, Irma 209 Mertz, Jennifer 29, 44, 223 Messer, Todd 148, 242 Messina, Jim 136 Messina, Steve 223 Metz, James 223 Metzger, Kay 242 Meyer, Lisa 242 Meyer, Nancy 176, 177, 179, 242, 268, 269 Meyers, Jay 43 Michaels, Dorothy 232 Mickels, Ann 121 Middleton, Reynold 38 Middleton, Theresa 209 Midland, Dale 209 Mihaiko, Thomas 170, 171 Mikusa, Jerry 42, 43 Miles, Lisa 121 Miles, Stanley 140 Miles, Susan 12, 13, 187, 242 Miller, Angela 124, 161, 182 Miller, Arthur 133, 146, 167, 168 Miller, Dan 108, 126, 139 Miller, Denise 44, 242 Miller, Gary 139 Miller, Gina 99, 183, 223 Miller, Jeffrey 140, 148, 223 Miller, Joe 42, 43 Miller, Lenora 242 Miller, Leslie 142, 160, 161 Miller, Lisa 161, 183,223 Miller, Mark 131,242 Hjtchell.l ' ' J,Sco«l My. Sua " ftce " " " Hoc;; Hooie.Jul«i Hoc- ' Hop: hgan ' htgsn,lis« Hotgan. Mid NoigasonJt Hoitis, Pally WoriisJerK Hotnson, Kii Hosbachei. , ' Noser, Barts to,Eatlt: Hossionl te,Slepli ,Tom N( i (Ex Philippines Pres.) Ferdinand Marcos WA woman ' s place is in the bedroom... 9 i McMillen, Joseph 168, 169 McNeal, Dennis 242 McNeely, Melinda 242 McPheeter, Terre 20 McWilliams, Maryann 176, 177, 223, 268 Meacham, Jay 124, 139, 142 Meader, Sherry 14 Medford, Pam 40 Meek, Diana 131 Meek, Kim 131 Mees, Jill 121,201 Mees, John 88, 89, 102 Meggs, Paul 16 Meior, Robert 124 Miller, Michael 242 Miller, Michele 223 Miller. Michelle 44, 45, 163 Miller, Paul 93, 158, 159 Miller, Sherri 54, 100, 150, 163 Miller, Steve 158 Miller, Wendy 148, 164, 142 Miller, William 242 Milligan, Brenda 121 Milligan, Rose 142, 242 Millikan Hall Council 154 Milner, Dianna 161, 167, 223 Mincer, Marty 17,220,223 Miner, Cynthia 131, 142, 143 Mink, Eric 242 223 Mothers Mothers 163,22 Moulde Movaht Mowers Mozena 260 Index ■iil ' Minter, Kenneth 146 Mitchell, Amy 30, 31 I Mitchell, Byron 176, 177 [ Mitchell, Janssen 136, 137, 223 Mitchell, Kelly 47 ; Mitchell, Samuel 136, 156 Mobley, James 140, 179 Moe, Jeffrey 124 Moll, Scott 134 Moody, Susan 183 Moore, Diane 203 Moore, Donald 242 Moore, Jane 242 Moore, Julie 134 Moore, Lynn 164, 242 Moppin, Ronald 146, 242 Morgan, Damon 243 Morgan, Lisa 158, 176 Morgan, Michael 164 Morgason, Todd 43 Morris, Patty 223 Morris, Teresa 243 Morrison, Kirby 243 Mosbacher, Mark 38, 49 Moser, Barbara 223 Moss, Earle 209 Moss, Ron 150 Moss, Stephen 99, 110, 128, 129 Moss, Tom 179 Mucke, Karia 40, 150, 163 Mud Volleyball 126, 127 Mueller, Laura 223 Mull, Sandra 209 Munley, Frank 183 Murphy, Kathryn 209 Murphy, Patrick 158 Murphy, Phillip 126, 170 Murray, Kelly 122, 155, 223 Musacchio, Mary Jo 124, 223 Muscular Dystrophy Assoc. 130 Muskus, Tom 209 Myers, Jay 153 National Speech, Lang, and Hear- ing Assoc. 164 Navara, Michele 115, 243 Mdomahina, Reuben 139, 164, 223 Nealon, Mary 164 Nedderman, Robert 209 Neff, Todd 223 Nehring, Stephen 176 Meiderheiser, Kathleen 223 Neighbors, Colletta 121 Neil, John 179, 223 Neill, David 144 Nelderhelser, Kathy 148 Nelson, Bill 243 Nelson, Chris 244 Nelson, John 139, 244 Nelson, Julie 223 Nelson, Lori 158, 176, 244 Nelson, Michael 124, 183 Nelson, Steve 223 Nelson, Todd 142 Neubauer, Anthony 131, 244 New, Richard 209 Newkirk, Loren 244 Newman Council 164 Newman, Troy 43 Newton, Keith 244 Ng, BoonPing 223 Nichols, Amy 121, 158, 161, 223 Noah, Ellyn 129, 158 Noel, Kimberly 131, 244 Nonley, LaDonna 244 Norman, Brian 22, 200 North South Complex Hall Council 154, 155 Northington, Jon 136, 137 Northwest Missourian 162, 163, 216 Norton, Jason 139, 167, 223 Norton, Edgar 209 Nothstine, Donald 94, 116, 142 Nouss, Loree 122 Novak, Michele 209 Novotny, Jill 144, 244 Nowatzke, Dennis 80, 147, 189 Nunley, Alexis 156 Nunley, LaDonna 156 Nuru, Bushra 148, 150 Nylund, Dionne 244 Northwest Trivia IVkat appe t ? When the 1971 Tower Yearbook chose not to in- clude the Greek organizations as part of the book, the Greeks took things in their own hands. Many members of the sororities and fraternities charged the Tower with being " anti-Greek. " They felt the Tower didn ' t represent campus life, and so did many independent organizations whose pictures were also overlooked. Displaying their displeasure at seeing omissions of their student life, 200 students marched to the Presi- dent ' s Home and then to the fountain in front of the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building. There, many of them initiated their Towers by throwing them Into the water. Several students took a pickup truck containing yearbooks up and down College Avenue and displayed their burning emotions further by nailing the albums to light posts and igniting them. Usually protesters expect some form of punishment, but no disciplinary action was taken against any of the students, a position that was interpreted as a silent nod of affirmation by the administration for the aggrieved students. 4 My nose is clean Mothershead, Harmon 209 Mothershead, Kimbal 99, 162, 163,223 Moulder, Robert 144 Movahed, Lori 245 Mowers, Elizabeth 122 Mozena James 137 Nagle, Jean 170, 171 Nagle, Paula 171 Nakagawa, Yoshinori 176 Nakajima, Seiichiro 211 National Residence Hall Honorary 163 Nichols, Steven 143, 146, 147, 165, 223 Nichols, Whitney 244 Nielsen, Jayne 223 Nielsen, Roger 129 Niemann, Lori 156, 244 Nish, Martin 148, 223 164, O ' Connell, Dennis 131, 156, 244 O ' Connell, Pamela 139, 244 O ' Connor, William 60, 61, 163 O ' Dell, Beth 183, 244 O ' Dell, Nishi 244 O ' Flaherty, Michele 176 O ' Neal, Scott 126 O ' Neill, Jim 57 ORiley, Angela 122, 161 O ' Rourke, Erin 121, 245 O ' Connor, Eric 244 Oats, Ana 245 Oberg, William 158, 245 Odor, Sandra 129, 150, 223 Ogle, Lisa 223 Ohlberg, Linda 245 Oiso, Toshio 158, 179, 211 Okekpe, Patrick 131 Olmedo, Christopher 245 Index 261 Olson, Karen 245 Olson, Rob 43 Oilman, Sara 176 Omicron Delta Epsllon 164 Omuvule, Eromo 245 Organizations 118, 119 Orr, Lorena 156 Ortmeier, Brad 38, 48, 49, 162, 163 Oster, Edward 129, 142, 146, 148, 153, 158, 163, 167, 245 Osweiler, Michelle 245 Ott, Joseph 132, 133, 146 Ottaline, Pete 179 Outdoor Program 164 Owen, Beverly 148 Owens, B.D. 264 Owens, Jeffrey 169, 245 Owens, June 209 Oxford, Noble 131 Padgitt, Dennis 210 Pagliais Pizza 194 Palmisano, Mary 223 Palmquist, Sonya 142, 245 1 have always dreamed of winning a Tony, i just didn ' t thinly I would have to dream through 22 plays to get it. (Playwright) Neil Simon Paniamogan, Catherine 140, 223 Panhellenic 167 Pappert, Patricia 245 Parisi, Debra 47 Parisi, Kevin 47 Park, Colleen 122 Parker, Bryan 19, 176 Parker, Dawn 223 Parks, Jeff 79, 139 Parks, Wendy 176 Parman, Lori 245 Parman, Vernon 245 Parmelee, Bruce 210 Parmenter, Kathy 163, 224 Parriott, Sheryl 121, 131, 224 Parrott, Amy 121, 167 Parshall, Shane 131,224 Parsons, Andrea 133, 161, 203 Parsons, Susan 144 Patener, Trudy 131 Patrick, Sue 179 Patterson, Kevin 156, 157 Patterson, Linda 176 Patterson, Sean 224 Pauley, Deborah 78, 122 Paulsen, Tom 130, 131, 140, 161, 176 Payne, Tara 122 Pearce, Jeffrey 158, 245 Pederson, Terry 129 Pederson, Tracy 122, 129, 161,224 Peer Pressure 190, 191 Peitzman, Kelly 224 Penca, Edward 245 People 202, 203 People Trends 70, 71 Peppier, Scott 163, 245 Perdew, Todd 246 Perling, Adrienne 40 Perrin Hall Council 154 Perrin, Jill 100, 246 Personality Plus 202, 203 Peter, Jacquelyn 224 Peter, Kim 179 Petersen, Beth 140, 176, 177, 179 Petersen, Todd 246 Peterson, Craig 93 Peterson, Gina 22, 23, 24, 176 Peterson, Jean 158 Peterson, Jon 124 Peterson, Kathy 144, 183, 244 Peterson, Kimberly 164, 246 Peterson, Michelle 246 Peterson, Rod 107 Petry, Lisa 3 Petty, Janice 121 Petty, John 179 Peve, Pamela 224 Phelps, Stuart 124 Phi Alpha Theta 166, 167 Pilcher, Douglas 38, 214, 246 Pinkston, Don 194 Piper, Mario 158 Pistone, Mary 124, 142, 148, 161, 163, 183 Pithan, Scott 126 Pizza Hut 194, 195 Pizza War 194, 195 Piatt, Cindy 104, 225 Plays 90, 91 Plendl, Jeanne 40, 246 Plowman, Tom 246 Plymell, Jacqueline 225 Political Science Club 168, 169 Pollock, Scott 246 Pong, Kiang 144, 158 Pope, Tammy 225 Popp, Martin 169 Porter, James 136, 137 Porterfield, Kent 62 Porterfield, Stacey 163, 176, 225 Potter, Marcus 183 Potts, Kimberley 167, 225 Poulos, Hellen 225 Pounds, Gayle 18, 155 Powell, Michael 139, 246 Powers, Deanna 150 PRSSA 170, 171 Praiswater, Bradley 124 Prater, Jayson 156 Pratt, Rick 183 Pre-Med 168, 169 Presidential Changes 84, 85, 86, 87 Prewitt, Carl 176 Prewitt, Robin 246 Prewitt, Scott 246 Prewitt, Tina 27, 176, 186,246,268 Price, David 158 Price, Jerry 106, 107, 146, 156, 225 Price, Mitchell 225 Prichard, Vincent 246 Priestley, William 124, 156, 246 Procrastination 198, 199 Radicia, Carolyn 225 Raineri Jr., Edwin 247 Randol, Todd 146, 156 Randolph, Deidra 105 Randolph, Kirsten 140 Ranum, Cynthia 153, 247 Ranum, Jeffrey 137 Rarick, Charles 144 Rasmussen, Gary 247 Rathkamp, Patty 150, 179, 225 Ray, Kimberly 122, 123, 158, 183 Read, Terri 122 Reasoner, Bryan 108, 139 Rechsteiner, David 131 Rector, Craig 247 Redd, James 164 Reece, Chad 52 Reece, John 131 Reece, Robert 60 Reed, Christopher 124 Reed, Darryl 137 Reed, Gina 131, 247 Reed, Julie 179 Reeves, Sherri 163 Rehmeier, John 138, 139 Reichert, Ann 122, 158 Reif, Troy 139, 140 Reiff, Jayme 131 Reigelsberger, Andrew 137 Phi Beta Lambda 166, 167 Phi Eta Sigma 166, 167 Phi Mu Alpha 19, 120, 121, 219 Phi Sigma Kappa 16, 17, 18, 29, 63 136, 137, 264 Phillip, Tony 38 Phillips, Barbara 224 Phillips, Brent 56, 57, 63, 129, 219, 246 Phillips, Diane 225 Phillis, Randy 210 Pi Beta Alpha 168, 169 Pi Sigma Alpha 168, 169 Pickett, James 124 Pierce, N. Thomas 140, 141, 158, 159 Pigg, Toby 129 (Miami Vice star) Don Johnson € 1 was a pain in the ass, arrogant, and had a big ego a year ago. And I ' m still the same person. Proctor, Shelly 246 Prorok, Patrick 124, 246 Prorok, Ronald 124, 125, 247 Psi Chi 170, 171 Psychology Sociology Club 170, 171 Puche, Orlando 225 Pudenz, Kent 18, 137, 156 Pugh, Destiny 121 Pulley, Audra 120, 121, 251 Purdy, Todd 63, 136, 137 Pyatt, Mark 38, 190, 214 Reilly, Mary 164, 225 Reineke, Gary 176, 225 Reis, Randy 140 Reiter, Russell 225 Relationships 186, 187 Religious Life Council 170, 171 Renaissance Festival 93 Renaud, Nancy 139, 203 Renfroe, April 156, 176, 247 Renfrew, Rebecca 139, 150, 225 Reynolds, Diane 126, 139, 169 Reynolds, Joseph 124, 125 Reynolds, Lori 121 262 Index (Reynolds, Pamela 121 Reynolds, Penny 179, 247 tRhoades, John 107 Rhoades, Kari 144 Rhoades, Shirley 225 [Rhodes, Diane 153 ' Rice, Amy 142, 148, 158, 247 Richards, Brian 247 ■, Richards, Denise 183, 225 Richardson, Annette 225 Richardson, Bradley 247 i Richardson, Cheryl 44, 45, 161, I 225 ' Richardson, Elaine 247 Richardson, Lisa 247 Richardson, Lynette 144, 247 Richardson, Sharon 176 Rickenbrode, William 184 Ricker, Thomas 10, 38, 48, 49, 100, 163 Rickman, Ann 122 Rickman, Janice 122 Ridnour, Jody 121, 126 Rightsell, Sharmon 225 Riley, Nancy 210 Rinas, Roger 153 Ring, Jesse 247 Rinne, Karen 225 Ripperger, Paula 139 Rischer, Gustav 191 Ritchie, Amy 210 102 River Club 158, 188, 189 Rivera, Steve 8 Rizzo, Larry 146 Roach, Kathleen 148, 160, 161, 183, 225 Roach, Kurt 153, 247 Roach, Kyle 148, 150, 153 Roach, Lana 225 Robb, Robert 42, 43 Robbins, Jeanne 122, 247 Romero, Kathleen 121 Rosauer, James 225 Rosewell, Mark A 46, 47 Roshak, Deborah 121, 161, 225 Ross, Andrew 126 Ross, Craig 153, 225 Ross, Leanna 78, 115, 247 Ross, Patricia 171, 247 Ross, Sharon 205, 210 Ross, Theophil 91, 205, 208, 210 Rosse, David A 6, 30 Rossell, Douglas 155, 158, 247 Rossiter, Molly 163, 247 ROTC Color Guard 180, 181 ROTC Rangers 180, 181 Roudybush, Gary 225 Rounds, Christine 146, 170 Rouse, Allan 133, 225 Rouw, Steven 154, 155, 158, 161, 247 Rowlett, Paul 126, 142, 155, 158, 163 Rowlette, Kristen 122, 225 Roy, Vicki 133 Royal, Kevin 139 Royer, Cathy 247 Royer, Shari 139, 247 Royster, Paula 225 Ruckman, Lonnie 124 Ruckman, Steve 124 Rugaard, Kevin 129 Runge, Russell 137 Rupe, Brian 73 Rupe, Hobert 124, 247 Russell, Doug 181 ' Rustige, Rick 158, 161, 164 Ruszkowski, Janine 58 Rutledge, Jeff 180 Ryan, Joseph 86 .Ryan, Patrick 146, 156 Ryan, Shawn 60, 247 The average guy has a pathetic body, and when they see me they feel very threatened. f Martina Navratiloua Robby Page Children ' s Memorial 120, 251 Roberts, David 132, 133, 153 Roberts, Kendall 247 Roberts, Theodore 18, 124 Robertson, Andy 38 Robinson, Christine 121, 167, 247 Robinson, Diane 247 Robinson, Jeffery 124 Rodgers, Jeffrey 131 Rodgers, Mark 124 Rogers, Leigh 183, 247 Rogers, Lisa 122, 247 Roggy, Mark 247 Rohe, Diane 144, 247 Roker, Shari 121 Saad, Isameldeen 247 Sahle, Zelalem 155 Sallee, Shaun 18, 247 Salloum, Robert 133, 225 Salmon, Eric 133, 225 Sammons, Stephanie 129 Sampson, Andre 247 Sanchez, Jaime 211 Sandage, Karen 225 Sandy, David 240 Sanny, Melissa 129, 150, 153 Sapp, Maria 44 Satre, Tim 126 Saubers, Joseph 129 Saucerman, James 210 Saunders, Donna 144 Savard, Stephen 16, 29, 50, 52, 53 Saville, Tammy 226 Sawicki, Karen 121, 226 Sayer, Sherry 247 Schacherbauer, Terri 133, 153, 179, 247 Schade, Sue 153, 167, 247 Schaefer, Justin 214 Schaefer, Bruce 159 Schafer, Tim 139 Schatz, Neal 139, 153, 156, 167 Scheel, Teresa 139 Scheerer, Todd 150, 167, 226 Scheloski, Robert 131 Schemmer, Danielle 183 Schenck, Greg 126 Schendt, Cheryl 124, 247 Scheneman, Diane 158, 247 Schertz, Robert 38 Schieber, Janet 44, 163, 198 Schieber, Stacy 121 Schieber, Steve 247 Schilter, Amy 124, 161, 183 Schlatter, Bruce 126 Schleeter, Patrick 176 Schmidt, Cheryl 226 Schmitz, Thomas 161, 226 Schmuecker, Terry 60 Schneider, Carolyn 248 Schneider, Charles 129 Schneider, Craig 126 Schultz, Charles 6, 23, 178, 208, 209 Schultz, Craig 115 Schultz, Grant 226 Schwenk, Buddy 158, 248 Schwienebart, Craig 60, 153 Sci., Math and Comp. Sci. Com- puters 102, 103 Scimeca, Lisa 121 Scott, B. D. 169 Scott, Judy 152, 153 Scott, Mary 121 Scott, Ronda 121 Scott, Todd 134, 135 Scribner, Kenneth 104, 105 Scroggie, Roberta 144, 183, 226 Scroggie, Rochelle 249 Scudder, Michael 137, 226 Searcy, Jane 122, 142, 183, 226 Searcy, Sloane 155 Sears, Kimberly 249 Sefcik, Teri 226 Seipel, Doug 124, 142, 156, 226 Seltman, John 249 Seniors 212-229 Sestak, Steve 144, 146, 150 Setley, Susan 226 Shackelford, Diana 183, 249 Shackelford, Donna 183, 249 Shackelford, Teri 124 Shaffer, Joy 122, 226 Shahbazi, Ataollah 226 Shamberger, David 23, 140, 179 Shanklin, James 164 Sharp, Lisa 249 Sharp, Randy 142, 150, 171, 176 Shatswell, Kevin 150, 249 Shatswell, Stephanie 122, 123, 133, 142, 163, 176, 177,249 Shaw, Libby 122 Sheets, Ronda 122 Shehane, Lisa 163 Shemwell, Jennifer 121, 129, 176, 198 Shepard, Robert 25 Sylvester Stallone To me, the most perfect screenplay ever written will be one word. Schneider, Lori 58, 59 Schoonhoven, Alecia 40, 248 Schordock, Lora 122, 153 Schrader, Lisa 47 Schramm, Brian 126, 248 Schramm, Jeffrey 126 Schreck, Phillip 134, 156, 171, 176 Schreiner, Kent 164, 165, 167, 248 Schroder, Shari 8, 15, 226 Schroeder, Larry 161, 226 Schuelke, Teresa 112, 113, 131, 163, 226, 243 Schulte, Carleen 158, 161, 226 Schulte, Catherine 54 Shepherd, Brian 139 Shepherd, Michael 148 Sherer, Vonda 226 Sheridan, Pat 33 Sherman, Laurabelle 210 Sherrill, Cynthia 144, 171, 226 Sherry, Julie 44 Sherry, Mancy 104, 226 Shevling, Erin 179, 226 Shields, Milea 226 Shipley, Frances 210 Shipley, Melvin 226 Shipley, Rusty 139 Shorten, Cherie 22, 25, 176, 226 Index 263 Shultz, Grant 114 Shulz, Craig 248 Siadati, Bi Jan 126 Siemsen, Lisa 122, 153, 226 Sigma Delta Chi 180, 181 Sigma Phi Epsilon 3, 62, 126, 127 Sigma Sigma Sigma 120, 121, 201, 251,271 Sigma Society 18, 89, 182, 183 Sigma Tau Delta 151 Sigma Tau Gamma 134, 135 Simanu, Angel 122, 146 Simmons, Bradley 249 (proofreading error) Dr. Ruth 4 the SAFE times (for intercourse) are the week before and the week of ovula- tion.--! read the word UNSAFE in my mind. Northwest Trivia J Simmons, Tangerine 226 Simms, Paul 131 Simpson, Allen 38 Simpson, David 137 Simpson, Deborah 139, 142 Simpson, Mark 226 Simpson, Robert 43 Sims, Jane 249 Sinn, Lionel 57, 150 Sippel, Steven 249 Skarda, Dawn 226 Skarda, Wesley 249 Skellenger, Kevin 171 Skipping 192, 193 Skoglund, Shawn 195 Slade, Sherry 122, 126 Slagle, Todd 134, 135 Slater, Beth 144, 158, 249 Slater, David 150, 210 Sleenbeck, Shelly 169 Sleep, Michael 249 Sloan, Jason 129 Slump, Chet 226 Smasal, Tina 249 Smeltzer, Jim 65, 105, 133, 210 Smeltzer, Lisa 99, 179, 249 Smeltzer, Sherry 249 Smethers, Steven 137, 139 Smith, Bridgette 176 Smith, Charles 137 Smith, Cynthia 249 Smith, Dalene 139, 167, 226 Smith, Dana 33 Smith, Daria 140 Smith, David 102 Smith, Edward 82 Smith, Gayla 226 Smith, Julie 226 Smith, Kimberly 40, 44 Smith, Leslie 146 Smith, Melody 183 When Emeritus President B.D. Owens ran for Stu- dent Senate President in 1958, hie had three National Guard jets buzz the campus to end his campaign. OPhi Sig Larry Timmerman, running for senate in 1961, paddled a canoe from Corning, Iowa down the 102 River. Trying to help a friend campaign, former paratrooper Al Kyle jumped from an airplane to cam- pus and was greeted by a brass band. The opponent, not wanting to be outdone, held a two day marathon on campus. In the 1960 ' s, women were not allowed to wear slacks in the library and men were not allowed open shirt collars at Sunday dinner in the cafeteria. By 1 970 the curfew for women had risen to 1 1 :30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 1 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, unless they had written parental permis- sion. Girls living off campus lived only in approved housing and followed the same restrictions. Men had no restrictions. OFor the only time in campus history, 1965 saw the reign of two Homecoming Queen ' s with a tie vote. OThe TKE Homecoming float of 1973 " Chicago ' s Fire, " became an authentic rendition as it caught on fire in the middle of the parade route. Smith, Michele 249 Smith, Michelle 124, 133, 176 Smith, Rebecca 122 Smith, Ronald 126 Smith, Sandra 144, 158, 183, 226 Smith, Sean 139 Smith, Shawn 155, 249 Smith, Sonya 142, 146, 249 Smith, Stacey 122 Smith, Teresa 249 Smith, Teri 156 Smith, Todd 249 Smith, Valerie 249 Smith, Wayne 74 Smyth, Patti 3 Smyth, Tom 226 Snelson, James 129 Snook, Jamie 121, 148, 149 Snook, Wayne 43 Snyder, Ron 181 Society of Physics Students 183 Softball 44, 45 Sohl, Kevin 150, 156, 249 Sondag, Mary 129 Soptic, Rodney 34, 35, 158 Sorabji, Daraius 158, 163, 183 Sorensen, Eric 124 Sorensen, Kathy 249 Sosso, Paul 158, 159, 161 Sothman, Delores 139, 227 Souther, Thomas 176 Southwick, Donna 124 Sowell, Norman 210 Soyland, Alece 122 Soyland, Susan 122, 142 Spalding, Joe 249 Spalding, Jon 169 Spaw, Sheila 62, 161 Special Olympics 10, 11, 127 Speck, Stephanie 153 Spies, Lisa 249 Spies, Rick 129 Sports 36, 37 Sports for Credit 100, 101 Spresser, Larry 43 St. Louis Cardinals 2, 80 Staashelm, Robert 133 Stabler, Rob 249 Stahmer, Andrew 176 Staldman, Rollie 170 Stallings, Tim 52 Standerford, John 93, 176, 213, 227 Stanger, Dawn 122, 161, 227 Stanton, Leola 210 Staples, Sheila 227 Stark, Erik 126 Steel, Roberta 184 Steelman, Scott 163, 249 Steeples, Ken 43 Steffensen, Julie 58, 249 Steinbeck, Shelly 139, 228 Steinhauser, David 144, 156, 164, 249 Steppers 20, 118, 182, 183 Stephen, Penny 103 Stephens, Mary 55, 249 Stephenson, Shandra 249 Stevens, Becky 144 Stevens, Lisa 78, 158, 161, 228 Stevens, Lyle 167 Stevens, Mark 146, 176 Stevens, Rick 29, 180, 249 Stice, Randall 249 Stillman, Eugene 137 Stobbs, Christine 112, 113 Stoll, Catherine 249 Stoll, Chris 139 Stoll, Morman 131 Stoll, Suzanne 249 Stone, Sue 79 Storey, Roger 131 Storey, Stephanie 44, 163 Stransky, Dean 181 Straub, Owen 128, 129, 158, 228 Strieker, Roger 23 Stroud, Carmen 167 Strough, Randal 179, 189, 211 Stuart, Holly 140 Stuart, Marti 155, 161 Stuart, Monica 228 Stucke, Warren 210 Student Ambassadors 142 Student Missouri State Teachers Assoc. 182, 183 Student Senate 157, 176 264 Index Suess, Kristine 121 Sullivan, Amy 249 Sullivan, Jo Ann 176 Sullivan, Shirley 249 Summer 12, 13 Sundberg, David 210 Sundberg, Sue 210 Sunkel, Robert 86 Superstitions 32, 33 Support State 78, 79 Susich, Scott 158 Susich, Weslyan 131 Sutcliffe, Robert 43, 163 Sutherland, Scott 169 Swaney, Gail 179 Swaney, Michael 249 Tedford, Kevin 194 Teeter, David 17, 18 Teeter, Merle 142 Tekie, Mogos 183 Tendrock, Michael 161, Tennihill, Sally 150 Tennis 46, 47 Teno, Kevin 250 Terpenning, Lynn 158 Terrorism 68, 69 Thacker, Kathryn 122 Tharp, James 250 Thayer, John 228 Theas, Leroy 228 Theis, Jodi 77 Theobald, Michael 167 228 Towers, Tami 121, 126, 142, 143, 250 Townsend, Alycia 130, 131 Townsend, Christina 121 Tracy, Michael 126 Trader, Kimberly 250 Traster, Lance 250 Treu, Susan 142, 228 Trunkhlll, Scott 163, 176, 250, 268, 269 Tucker, Douglas 124 Tucker, Kristy 30, 126, 142, 228 Van Orden, Robert 181 VanDyke, Patricia 210 VanSickle, Joy 40, 150 VanSickle, Mark 38, 49, 163 VanSickle, Sheri 126 VanZomeren, Wayne 170, 171, VanderKooi, Randall 126, 156 Vanous, Rhonda 138, 228 Variety Show 17, 18, 19,20 Varner, Holly 183 Varnum, Cathy 44, 144 Vaughn, Deana 124, 250 210 4 (Police bombing) Philadephion There is a very modest side to me too. 4 The neighbor- hood was here and now it ' s gone Swanson, Terry 249 Swearingin, Debra 122 Swirczek, Carol 250 Sykes, Jeff 42, 43 Sylvester, Rosemary 139, 228 Symens, Greg 42 Symens, Ted 43 Sypkens, Cynthia 122 Tague, Mark 158. 161 Tallman, Jill 163 Talmadge, Mary 250 Tan, Chee 158 Tapp, Karen 122 Tarpley, Dirk 144 Tatman, Allen 133, 166, 167, 224 Tau Kappa Epsilon 62, 63, 86, 128, 129, 219, 264 Tavernaro, Julie 122, 167, 228 Taylor, Felecia 179 Taylor, Kathryn 250 Taylor, Keith 250 Taylor, Teri 250 Taylor, William 228 Teal, Rebecca 156, 250 158 , 43, 50, 52, 53 146, Thien, Brad 142 Thien, Edward 228 Thomas, Greg 90 Thomas, James 131, Thomas, Michael 36, Thomas, Susan 55, 163 Thomas, Ted 90 Thomas, William 126 Thompson, Brian 139, 140, 148, 161 Thompson, Daria 181 Thompson, Dorothy 190 Thompson, Greg 176 Thompson, Judith 121 Thompson, Leslye 123, 228 Thompson, Lisa 40, 228 Thompson, Lori 146, 162, 163, 200, 250 Thompson, Patricia 210 Thomsen, Greg 202 Thomsen, Mark 50, 51, 52, 53, 100 Thomsen, Vern 20, 29, 51, 77, 123 Thong, Ben 150 Thornblade Thomas 133 Thornton, Mary 139 Tietz, Lori 139, 167 Tillett, Lyie 181,210 Tillman, Dawn 250 Timberlake, John 139 Timmerman, Larry 264 Tobin, Patrick 129 Tome, Kevin 47 Tompkins, Brenda 30, 211 Tornquist, Traci 22, 23, 24, 25, 93, 176, 228 Toronto Blue Jays 33 Tower Choir 176, 177,213 Tower 4-H 176, 177 Tower Queen 16 Tower Yearbook 176, 177, 216, 261,268,269 Turnbaugh, Jeanette 133 Turner, James 133, 146, 148, 153 Turner, Lynette 134 Turner, Stephanie 250 Turner, Tracy 133, 250 Cndergrads 230-250 Unger, William 250 University Players 178, 179 Ury, Kimberly 250 Vaught, Lesa 250 Veasey, Robert 47 Veley, Becky 121,250 VerDught, Kirsten 139, 163, 250 Vernick, Gordon 158 Vestal, Jeff 43 Vetter, Peggy 250 Viar, Julie 121 Vicker, Lori 228 Viner, Wayne 228 Vlach, Theresa 144, 156, 250 Vogel, Bradley 131 Vogelsmeier, Ronald 139 Vohs, Joseph 68, 181,250 Volleyball 54, 55 VonStein, Laurie 16, 17, 120, 121, 142, 148, 228 Voss, Jeanne 250 Votlpka, Jay 126, 228 Valentine, Gregory 167 Valentine, Jamie 144 Wad, Beth 164 Waddle, Debra 210 Wagner, Rita 49 Waits, Bryan 126 Wake, Laura 122, 129, 148 Wake, Ryan 129, 157, 158, 161, 228 Walden, Jane 25, 250, 251 Waldman, Wendy 122 Index 263 Walker, Deborah 155 Walker, Jennifer 228 Walker, Ronda 40 Walkwitz, Lisa 156, 250 Wall, Teresa 121 Wallace, Jody 176 Wallace, Tonya 121, 126 Walters, Joan 121, 183 Walters, Kristine 124, 125 Waltke, Annette 250 Waltke, Bruce 144, 150, 228 Ward, Donna 228 Ward, Elizabeth 250 Ward, Helen 210 Ward, Timothy 131 Wardojo, Justanti 148, 211 Warner, Lisa 250 Warren, Diane 121, 124, 161, 183, 228 Warren, Sheryl 250 Wasco, Judith 122, 153 I heard him (Bruce Springsteen) do what he calls singing. It ' s some- thing lil e the noise dying buffalo make. Washington, Clairessa 40, 156, 163, 250 Waters, Steven 176 Watkins, David 38, 39, 150 Watson, Diane 122, 142, 176 Weather 200, 201 Webb, Sarabeth 250 Weber, William 250 Webster, Kathie 110, 171, 210 Weddle, Clinton 139 Weeda, Tim 250 Weeks, Dennis 210 Weight Club 178, 179 Weir, Ginger 164, 167, 176, 228 Weisbrook, Qeraldine 139, 176 Weiss, Kevin 129 Welch, Lori 228 Wells, Amanda 121, 250 Wells, Kevin 156 Welsh, Christine 155 Wesley Center 178, 179 (voice teacher) Robert Lansing f Wetzler, Robert 228 Weyer, Sherry 131, 142 Weymuth, Richard 93, 213 Wheeler, Darin 140, 250 Wheeler, Edee 139, 250 " When You Coming Back Red Ryder? " 90, 91, 178 Whipple, Rosanne 134, 161 White, Margaret 164 White, Ronald 187 White Roses 134, 135 Whitney, Gilbert 184 Whittington, Jim 194 Wholf, Robert 179 Why Northwest? 26, 27 Widger, Calvin 155 Widmer, Laura 176, 177, 210, 268, 269 Wiederhold, Christy 54, 228 Wiederholt, Brenda 179 Wieslander, Jay 124 Wieslander, Joe 124, 176, 228 Wiggs, Christopher 38, 49, 144, 163, 228 Wilcox; Kimberly 131, 167, 250 Wilcox, Leslie 121, 250 Wilcoxon, Nathan 251 Wilcoxson, Nickarl 139, 140 Wilke, Robin 65, 121, 176 Wilkinson, Judy 126 Willett, Lisa 251 Williams, Billie 229 Williams, Cassandra 150, 171 Williams, Dawn 104, 163, 251 Williams, Keith 137, 156 Williams, Kenneth 126 Williams, Michael D 38 Williams, Michael T 38 Williams, Reginald 133, 156 Williams, Russell 23, 24, 90, 179, 208 Williams, Tamela 156, 251 Williams, William 124, 125, 198 Williamson, Randy 124 Willingham, David 129, 251 Willinski, David 115, 210 Wilmarth, Shari 179 Wilmarth, Tami 251 (Girl Scout who sold 1,100 boxes of cookies) Elizabeth Brinton ' You have to look people in the eye and make them feel guilty. (Grand marshal, Rose Bowl parade) Erma Bombeck Wit ' s the first bowl I ' ve ever seen that 1 don ' t have to clean. 9 i Now that I am gone, I tell you: don ' t smoke, what- ever you do, just don ' t smoke. (Ad compiled before his death from lung cancer) Yul Brynner ■3 ! 266 index l ■ ' .- " 2i.a: ' ' ' 8,121. ' -. • ' tot 81 e2S i!5C ■ " HlCo, ••« D38 irtT38 NH133,-- waz ,: -; « W.2= ' ■12 .i2= :■ Hl2 129,25 ' iilI15,2lC ■im ■i25l I Wilmes, Alan 251 Wilmes, Kenneth 137 Wilmes, Sharon 79 Wilmoth, Tracy 27, 121, 176, 177 Wilson, Charles 139 [Wilson, Roger 158 ilson, Karen 251 Wilson, Marti 176 Wilson, Robert 52, 53 SWilson, Roger 251 jwilson, Ronald 251 ■jwinquist, William 133 Vinske, Tom 43 Winstead, Wayne 58, 210 Winston, Bruce 110, 170 Winston, Carolyn 180 Winston, Robin 33 Winters, Douglas 126 Wise, Kevin 158, 251 Wiseman, Lisa 47 Witham, Jeff 202 Woe, Won Hung 126 Wolf, Randy 128 Wolf, Stephanie 176 Wolfe, Cynthia 44, 150, 251 Woltmann, Michael 138 Womens Track 40, 41 Woodward, Carl 161 Woodward, Carol 229 Woodward, George 150, 151, 229 Woodward, Stanley 114, 139, 251 Woolley, Michelle 251 Workman, Kelli 251 World Series 33, 80, 81 Wray, Natalie 229 Wrestling 60, 61 Wright, Denise 134 Wright, Gerald 11,210 Wright, Sharon 121 Wrisinger, Randall 176 Wundrum, Rebecca 210 Wurtz, Marita 122, 142, 229 Wysinger, Kenneth 57, 183 Yang, Tek 158 Yates Jr., John 148,251 Yeary, Steven 251 Yepsen, Mary 122 Yescavage, Karen 29, 171 Yiiek, Robert 60 Yocum, Melissa 229 You, Kan Chang 95 Young, Jacqueline 133 Younger, Brian 131 Yount, Russell 124 Zierke, Kathleen 182, 183, 229 Zimmerman, Kim 58, 251 Zimmerman, Sherry 133 Zirfas, Monica 210 Zirfas, Tanya 129 Zurilla, Phil 190 Zweifel, Thomas 140, 210 (Mexico City cabbie) Raul T. Serrano If hell exists, it would look like Mexico today. 9 wWe scared the hell out of the hur- ricane (Gloria) and it went elsewhere. (New York Mayor) Edward Koch i Nobody knows exactly what MTV is doing to us. If anybody says he or she knows, 1 don ' t believe it. It ' s too new. f (Author of studies on violence) Robert Jay Lifton (Kansas City Sizziers ' coach) Bill Ficke wVictor Coleman ' s the best point guard we ' ve had all season. Forget about his numbers; he does the things to get our offense going. Information for What Hap- pened was taken from " The Towers of Northwest " writ- ten by Virgil and Delores Albertini. Index 267 Editorial ROW: Dana Trunkhill and staff. FRONT Kempker, Scott Kevin Fullerton. BACK ROW: Laura Widmer, Mancy Meyer, Maryann McWilliams, Karen Doman and Tina Prewltt. Family ties, friendships and fun times Some students, wander- ing around the quads, wandered probably too far and got lost among an in- teresting cast of characters upstairs in McCracken Hall. In November, the editor was found running around with mittens on her feet, cut- ting out Chr istmas decora- tions for office doors and bellowing Christmas songs from every elementary school play she was ever in. On Halloween, the manag- ing editor brought a Christmas tree out of the closet and decorated it, lights and all, during the work weekend. For three years the photo editor had been a naturally quiet, dependable and dedicated guy. Sound okay? Not really, he started to break out of his mold and no one was sure what lurked underneath. The copy editor thought she was " Chubby " and her comic relief and life traumas had the staff rolling on the floor. She also held the record for 1,877 continuous stool flushes in McCracken ' s bathroom. The production manager spent his time denying he was ever an art major, nor that he ever had a perma- nent in his hair. Then again, he also told people it was normal not to like pizza, cheeseburgers or spaghetti. These individuals may sound bizarre, but these per- sonalities played an intregal part in comprising the Tower editorial staff. Together they were one of the most dedicated, proud and diverse groups the year- book had in recent years. " The editorial board was unique in that each editor was commited to one goal- to make this year ' s book the best yet, " Adviser Laura Widmer said. " They were dedicated, talented and complemented each other well. Each could step in and help out in other areas. 1 felt fortunate to work with such a great group of editors. " A unique aspect to the board was the return of the editor-in-chief, Dana Kem- pker. No editor, in Tower history, had led the staff for two consecutive years. " Being editor again gave me an opportunity no other editor has had, to go back and improve on last year ' s book, " Kempker said. " I wanted to put something ex- tra into it. " That something extra in- cluded a three-color cover, more polished magazine design and what the staff called pizzazz. " This year ' s book looked so much better; it had piz- zazz, " Production Manager Kevin Fullerton said. " The design and graphics grabb- ed you because they went beyond being just technical- ly correct. " Even though the 1985 Tower received an Ail- American rating from Associated Collegiate Press, the staff felt they could im- prove, an All-American wasn ' t good enough. They wanted the book to be dynamic, to be accepted by students and critics. " The staff always had quality in mind with everything we did, " Fuller- ton said. " The book re- flected the enthusiasm of the staff because we took the extra time to make it right. " Because of the dedication and extra hours spent work- ing together, the staff often commented on the friend- ships and idea of family associated with working on the yearbook. " What 1 liked about the yearbook was the sense of family, " Tina Prewitt said. " We worked well together. We were concerned, not on- ly with what went in the book, but with each other. " The staff got more than friendships out of the work weekends, they also polish- ed their own skills. " The neatest thing was when you had blank layout sheets and slowly it came together--lines, copy, headlines, pictures--when we saw the final product, on- ly the staff knew what work went into that single crea- tion, " Copy Editor Nancy Meyer said. After the final spreads were finished, there were mixed emotions among those staff members leaving the university. " Mentally and physically I feel I ' ve done all I can, " Kempker said. " It ' s time for somebody else to take over. It has been a very important part of my life that has come to an end. The yearbook has meant a lot to me. I felt I have put everything into this book. Leaving is going to be sad. " It was also Widmer ' s last Tower Yearbook. She had worked on six Towers, three as a student and three as ad- viser. " 1 feel very fortunate to leave Northwest with what 1 feel is the best yearbook the University has ever seen, " she said. " 1 tried to instill a strong sense of pride in this publication and hopefully everyone has learned something from it. As an ad- viser, 1 felt grateful to have the opportunity to work with such an ideal group of editors that other advisers can only dream about. " 0 [ 268 Tower Yearbook One of the amusing acts of the year was Mancy Meyer ' s " Chubby " routine. Meyer was known for her comic relief. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Laura WIdmer and Kevin Fuller- ton hang a sheet from Hawkins Hall announcing when portraits will be taken. -Photo by J. Burroughs Checking for copy errors, Editor Dan a Kempker gives the fashion spread her final approval before the November deadline. This was Kem- pker ' s second year as editor. -Photo by T. Cape One responsibility of being photography editor includes ex- amining negatives for contrast and focus. Photography Editor Scott Trunkhill studies peer pressure negatives during the second deadline. -Photo by M. Meyer Tower Yearbook 269 hat happen- ed next? Fac- ulty returned af- ter a five week Christmas break to learn specifics on the academic reorganization. They began to wonder about their future with the announcement of a cut in faculty. Students returned trying to understand the hows and whys behind tuition per credit hour and, once again, a tuition raise for the next year. Meanwhile, the university still searched for an academic vice presi- dent to replace George English. It seemed everyone was looking for answers. There seemed to be no quick answer to the Space Shuttle disaster. As the news spread around campus, students and facul- ty gathered to watch replays, shak- ing their heads in disbelief and wondering what would happen next in the space program. But there was also good news through the year. Gas prices plum- meted to prices not witnessed in over eight years as students filled their tanks for a mere 79 cents a gallon. The year itself held few surprises. Students still continued to stand in lines, await letters from home, at- tend or skip classes and party-with less supervision from the communi- ty than fall semester. The year ended, cars were pack- ed, goodbyes shared and diplomas awarded. But as students began their journey home, they still had unanswered questions as to what awaited them next fall. Maybe it was better to enjoy the sunshine ahead and worry later over what was to come next! 270 Closing Marching band members practice several times a weel preparing for haiftime football shows. Julie MacLafferty concentrates while performing at a home game. Photo by S. Trunkhill • ' ■MB ' ' )WHHBHii w w- .r - M f? f ' . — i ■■II - i; liiBrcs! 1 m Pw Between classes, students find a variety of activities to fill the extra minutes. Chatting with friends in the Snack Bar and Spanish Den were the most popular. -Photo by B. Richardson Slip, sliding away. Opponents clashed during the 2nd Annual Snowball Softball Tournament sponsored by Sigma Sigma Sigma. Conditions for the tourney became muddy when temperatures reached into the 60s. -Photo by S. Trunkhill Closing 27 1 Volunteers worked 75 hours during the 5-week phone-a-thon held at the Alumni House. Proceeds went to the Morthwest Foundation Fund. -Photo by T. Cape Maryville at night takes on a different perspective through a camera lens. With a population of 10,000, it was also home for over 5,000 Northwest students. -Photo by S. Trunkhill ■+■ ! 2 2 Closing Colophon Volume 65 of the Northwest Missouri State University Tower Yearbook was printed by Inter-Collegiate Press of Shawnee Mission, KS. Portrait and group shots were taken by Yearbook Associates of Millers Falls, MA. Color pictures reproduced by Custom Col- or in Kansas City. All printing was offset lithography pro- cess on No. 80 enamel paperstock or beige colored text. The 1986 Tower was prepared through total staff paste-up. The cover included a sand shoe grain with silk screen using PMS colors green 349 and maroon 202. Gale and Universe typestyles were chosen for the cover. Division pages were spot colored in maroon 20 and forest green 35 with Gale type. Endsheets were beige colored text with maroon color and a die cut on the back. The tip in was 17 lb. vellum GV ultra II with terra 43 spot color. Varnish and cherry red spot color were used in the opening. Body copy was set in 10 point Korinna with captions set 8 point. Campus Highlights headlines were done in American Classic Bold Condensed. Academics section included Gills Sans Bold Condensed, Features and Sports used American Clas sic Bold Condensed, Organizations used American Classic Italic, Index was done using Korinna Bold and American Classic and variations of American Classic were used in the mini magazine. Photos were contributed by Tower staff, AP World Wide, Richmond Daily News, In- dependence Examiner, Bill Bateman, Dave Gieseke and Debbie Boeth. The 1986 Tower Yearbook includes 272 pages with a press run of 2,100. Y( Advi! Editc Man! Phot Prod Cop) Phot Prod Inde; Rich Bob Diani Joyc Lauri Pam Tere Lisa Mar) Jane Trisl Johr Joy Elizi Jim Trac Asp Tro) Wan Edd Bill M Val Cusi Ste Dav Sue Dr. Kirr Brei Ken and I T 1986 Tower Yearbook Staff Adviser Laura Widmer Editor-in-chief Dana Kempker Managing editor Maryann JVlcWilliams Photography editor Scott Trunkhill Production manager Kevin Fullerton Copy editor Nancy Meyer Photography assistant Trevor Cape Production assistant Tina Prewitt Index editor Karen Doman Staff Rich Abrahamson Bob Barron Diana Beasley Joyce Bowman Jim Burroughs Laura Day Pam Gilpin Teresa Gunter Lisa Helzer Mary Henry Janet Hines Trisha Holmes John Hopper Joy Hubbard Elizabeth Hughes Jim Inman Tracy Just Jacqueline Johnson Debby Kerr Kelly Kirkpatrick Colleen Konzen Stephanie Lockling Colletta Neighbors Lori Nelson Michele O ' Flaherty Karen Olson Stacey Porterfield Sharon Richardson Pat Schleeter Hwang Shao-Yu Daraius Sorabji Andy Stahmer JoAnn Sullivan Marti Wilson A special thank you to: Troy Apostol Wanda Auffert Eddy Barrera Bill Bateman Rick Baxter of Yearbook Associates Val Bernard Custom Color Bill Dizney Bob Gadd of Inter-Collegiate Press Steve Gerdes Dave Gieseke Sue Kelly Dr. John P. Mees Kimbal Mothershead Brent Orme Ken Scribner and Students of Northwest Editor ' s Note Debating whether or not to once again take on the title of editor-in-chief of the Tower was a major decision and one which I regretted only seldom during a year which seemed to whiz by. Taking on a second term gave my staff and I the chance to polish and perfect and create a style unique to the 1986 book. And ya know what guys-we did it. The pride that went into creating a product of this caliber was exciting. There was a feeling which simply overwhelmed when the last layout was sent to the plant or a student at the national convention complimented our book (without knowing it was ours) and most spectacular, as the first box of yearbooks was opened upon arrival. Now that was pride that brought tears to even this editor ' s eyes! But it wasn ' t done alone. I couldn ' t say thank you enough to my staff and especially the editorial board. Believe me, it would have been tragic without each and every one of you with your special talents. And there ' s a special thanks to Laura Widmer for giv- ing us pride, guidance and confidence these past three years to enable us to bring this publication up to the stan- dard of excellence it was used to. Also a personal note of gratitude for which I haven ' t the words to begin, but I know you understand their meaning anyway. Thanks for the memories McCracken Hall, for the ex- perience and responsibility you gave us all. But especial- ly for the friendships and laughter, of which there were plenty, shared within your walls. You will be missed and always considered our home away from home. After the hard work was done and long hours over. It wasn ' t so easy to say, " goodbye " and turn over my chair. I ' ll miss it. The jokes, food runs, mess and confusion, aspirin and dart throwing sessions. Yep, I ' ll miss it. But rest assured McCrackenites (and friends), everytime I burst into a round of " Must be Santa " I ' ll remember all of you and smile. Thanks Northwest and good luck to future Tower year- bookers. May God grant you plenty of patience, a great sense of humor and no organization section! Dana Kempker 1986 Tower Yearbook Editor Ill

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