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

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8 i fc ftgk Student Life Sports Academics ■8 -74 People News Magazine 114 ■148 Groups 210 Index WclVCS joyed the warm weather and sunshine dur- Cover photo — Fans at a home football game ing the game they weren ' t so lucky the rest attempt to get a wave started to show their of the year as it rained at all the remaining support for the team. Although the fans en- home games. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill © 1987 Tower INWMSG GOODTL FORM GREATT NODAWAY VALLEY BANK ' ! fOWER 19 8 7 Northwest Missouri State University Maryviile, MO 64468 Vol. 66 warn BEARCATS • •••• •••• •••• • • • • • GUEST IT ' S A GOOD TIME FOR THE GREAT TASTE TIME OUTS LEFT ' ? DOWN ' ? TO GO BALL ON .;;! QTR ' K McDonald ' s CANTEEN VpepsiS Imagine that Fans attending home football games were treated to a new sight, an electronic message and scoreboard. The ' Cats may have had only one home win but the mes- sage board kept fans cheering. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Tulsa Tunes The pride of Northwest Missouri, the Bearcat Marching Band per- forms at halftime. Ed Oster was one of six tuba players. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill I Serious Talk Kssistant Coach Brad Sullivan dis- :usses defensive strategy. The Cats lost to Southeast Missouri tate 20-7. -Photo by Scott " runkhill High Spirits 3 ouring rain throughout the Homecoming game didn ' t keep he cheerleaders under cover. The crowd helped keep the ' Cats in the game. The ' Cats lost in the final quarter against the Rolla Miners. ■Photo by Steve Thomas I m a g i n 1 10 imagine was everything. At Northwest some things took more imagination than others. Some events we never dreamed could happen — did happen. Funding was ap- proved for Northwest, so we became the first electronic campus in Missouri. Ber- lin and The Rainmakers were scheduled for the concerts and who would have ever dreamed the Good Sex Doctor, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, would appear in Maryville, now imagine that. Other events shook the imaginations of students and the nation. Drugs, especial- ly cocaine, became household words. The cocaine bust in Maryville and the deaths of Len Bias and Don Rogers caused us to realize drugs were a major problem, even in Maryville. a t Opening 3 Dancing Lessons Show Biz Pizza ' s Billy Bob teams up with Asa Young to entertain the Horace Mann students. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Slime Pit Preparing for a take down, Jamie Snook puts a head lock on Mary Beth Talmadge. Jello wrestling was sponsored by the AKLIs. - Photo by Scott Trunkhill Cruising Along Many students ride bicycles for en- joyment. Scott Behrens also uses his for transportation to class. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Double Image Twins Chris and John Nelson pre- pare the library for winter by caulk- ing the front windows. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton T mages of change entered our world. Once again there was academic reorganization as the schools and colleges were whittled to four. The dream of a computer in every dorm room finally became reali- ty but work crew had to tear up " Missou- ri ' s Most Beautiful Campus " to lay wires. Change also took place in Maryville with the re-opening of The Hitching Post and the opening of the Charter Oaks Restau- rant alongside the new Best Western University Inn. Yesterdays converted to a country-western bar, so the college crowd moved to The Power Station and The Palms. Some unimaginable dreams may have seemed like bad dreams to some of us. The drinking age in Iowa was changed, cutting down on roadtrips to Clarinda. Dorms received new washers and dryers but we had to have tokens to use them and the front desk never seemed to have enough. Parking was increased on cam- pus but on the wrong side, imagine that. A new lot was built on the west side of Col- lege Park but parking problems persisted on the east side of campus. Opening 5 m a g i n C ome things never change. Rain fell during Homecoming, imagine that. The bridge was once again an issue, as it was closed to traffic because of its poor structural condition. Talk of closing Roberta was being dis- cussed, even though the administration said it was just a rumor. Fashion and entertainment made the full circle back from the ' 50s and ' 60s. We wore paisleys, boxer shorts and cut our hair short. We rocked to the Monkees, Beach Boys and heard early rock ' n ' roll tunes from soundtracks like Stand By Me and Peggy Sue Got Married. To imagine was everything at North- west. Whether it was wrestling in Jello, lay- ing computer lines or protesting the bridge and bus route closures — we were in the midst of change — for better or worse.. .Im- agine That. a t 6 Opening High Hopes Alpha Sigma Alpha chant to show their enthusiasm at the beginning of Greek Week. The cheers preceded the release of balloons which officially opened the week ' s events. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Rainy Daze Saturday football games meant rain during the season. Fans en- joyed sunshine only once out of four home games and only one home victory. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill m g StiAtizjntLJfc Dieterich Hall representative Renzo Casilio consumes pan- cakes in the KDLX pancake feast. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Pressure brings out the little kid in students. Michaele Cody blows bubbles to relieve ten- sion. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Togetherness and frustration high- lighted the year for us. Greek Week ' s success helped uni- fy our fraternities and sororities. We worked on house decs, floats, jalo- pies, skits and clowns for Homecom- ing. Although it rained on our parade, the inclement weather frustrated RHA because of low attendance at the Carnival. It was also a year of celebrities at Northwest — Louise Mandrell, Berlin, Dr. Ruth and The Rainmakers visit- ed campus; whereas Mary Lou Ret- ton canceled her scheduled appearance. We did express our concern to the administration regarding the closing of the bridge and when the rumors regarding Rober- ta Hall were being spread. We also had something to be proud of — the electronic cam- pus became reality. Throughout the year we were reminded of the computer ' s place on campus, in every dorm room and faculty office on campus — imagine that. Q Rivalry 40 Advisers The war between the states some- times became a war within the state as Hawkeye and Cyclone fans fought for Iowa bragging rights. Sports rival- ries found you either hated or loved those Comhuskers. An adviser can play a key role in a student ' s college career. However, teachers and students don ' t always agree on what the adviser ' s job description should contain. Students liked teachers who got involved. rf " You either liked the Cy- clones or Hawkeyes. But no matter what choice you made, someone wouldn ' t like it. " Leslie Hutchins 1 A Rivalry Seeing red Rivalries go beyond state lines here they went, walk- ing down the street, all decked out in Big Red sweatshirts, Hawkeye hats, Sooner T-shirts and Missouri back- packs. Some called it spirit, while others called it " asking for trouble. " Showing spirit for a college football team could get a little carried away for some peo- ple, but others were just telling everyone who they were. When fall hit campus, football and college rivalries couldn ' t be far behind. College foot- ball was big and Northwest was no exception. With students from all parts of the Midwest, the spirit of their home state was brought with them, including Tiger Terrorism, Hawkeye Havoc, Big Red Fever and Sooner Syndrome. People learned to love certain colleges and hate others. At birth, some parents might have looked upon their newborn son and said, " He ' s going to be a Cyclone. " Daugh- ters were no exception. Mothers might have trained their little girls to grow up to become Golden Girls. Whether they were in the stadium or just at home in front of the TV, a die-hard col- lege football fan might have been all decked out in his favorite school colors from Henry Husker underwear to Missouri Tiger socks. Initials, like OCJ for Oklahoma, could have been tattooed on the cheeks or carved into the hair of die-hard Sooner fans. Nasty little comments like " Better dead than Husker Red " were printed on the chests of some Husker Haters, while bumper stick- ers on the rears of some cars said, " If I owned hell and Oklahoma, I ' d live in hell and rent out Oklahoma. " A friend could have been found when one wore a certain T-shirt. Needless to say, an enemy would also be at close range. " I was wearing my Hawkeye sweatshirt and this really good-looking guy started talking to me about how great the Hawks were, " Vel- ma Reed said. " Later on another guy walked up to me and told me I needed help in pick- ing my clothes because he said he would never be seen alive in a Hawkeye sweatshirt. " In certain areas of the country, there were particular rules people made up over the years concerning cheering for a college. " You either liked the Cyclones or Hawkeyes, " said Leslie Hutchins, a native lo- wan. " But no matter what choice you made, someone, somewh ere, wouldn ' t like it. " Stereotypes often came out of college rivalries. People often made first impressions about people they met when they found out what state they were from. In some cases, it became a part of the whole communica- tion process. " When I was introduced to someone and they found out I was from Missouri, the per- son giggled or cracked jokes about the Tigers, " Dan Adams said. " Whatever was said, nothing bad was meant. " Just because one was from a certain area didn ' t mean that person had to support his football team. One student, Kim Fichter, from Iowa really wasn ' t concerned with an Iowa team. " 1 was always a Comhusker fan, " Fichter said. " I had a lot of close friends that went there and I really liked sports. Nebraska had an excellent sports program. " For many people, following a college foot- ball team became a way of life for them. It was their personality. " When someone gave me a bad time about being a loyal Iowa fan, " Reed said, " I just said, ' You can take me out of Iowa, but you can ' t take the Iowa out of me ' . " Many students left their home states phys- ically, but not spiritually. What college spirit couldn ' t be stuffed into a suitcase or duffle bag remained in students ' minds - at least un- til game day.D Kevin Sharpe Even though they go to school at Northwest, college rivalries still existed among many students. Warren Jones, Kathy Armstrong, Mike Nelson and Tami Haddox show spirit for their home state. -Photo illustration by Scott Trunkhill Rivalry 11 " The ceremo- ny actually didn ' t seem big enough for the accomplish- ments. ' ' Tom Cairns Grad-ification A new degree of accomplishment Commencement Day. The date was marked on students ' calendars for months--perhaps years. It was a day many had worked for all their lives. They had envisioned a per- fect spring day on which to celebrate their accomplishments, but instead they got pouring rain. The weather added to the confusion of lin- ing up more than 560 graduates in alpha- betical order. Originally, the students were to line up outdoors, but the downpour drove them into the basement of Lamkin Gym. Here the students dealt with heat and humid- ity, wet caps and gowns and a variety of other difficulties. " One problem was trying to find where to put my umbrella, " Julie Tavernaro said. " 1 couldn ' t exactly put it under my cap and gown. " But all the confusion and bad weather couldn ' t overshadow the mixed emotions graduates had about the day. " Most of the people around me said they couldn ' t even listen to what was going on, " Tavernaro said. " They were just thinking about the future, their friends and what life held for them from that point on. " Many realized, though, that meeting the future meant leaving old friends. " We were excited, but we were also sad be- cause we knew everyone would be going their separate ways, " Joyce Espey said. Espey agreed that friendships made the accomplishments even more special. " It was pretty exciting to see friends walk across the stage who had struggled through those four years with me, because I knew we had shared the same experiences, " she said. Mow the graduates shared their last ex- perience together as college students: the graduation ceremony itself. They listened as President Dean Hubbard announced funding had been received to transform Northwest into an electronic cam- pus. They laughed as Dr. Shaila Aery, who addressed the graduates, jokingly expressed the hope that the next funding approved would be for a multipurpose building where graduation could be held without roasting the participants. In some respects it was much like past years. However, unlike past years, com- mencement was held in the morning instead of the afternoon in order to avoid excessive heat. This also allowed students with long distances to travel to leave earlier. For the spring graduates, the long journey toward a degree was over. However, some students were just entering the last leg. For them, summer commencement, Aug. 7, was their night to celebrate. Unlike the spring graduates, summer degree recipients had no trouble with rain or heat. Air conditioning kept almost 270 graduates comfortable during the evening ceremony at Mary Linn Performing Arts Center. Despite the differences, though, it was still a day to say good-bye and celebrate achieve- ments. It was also another opportunity to honor those who had served the university. While the university honored those who contributed their money, graduates remem- bered those who had contributed their love. " 1 remember being very glad it was finally over and thinking of all the stuff a lot of peo- ple besides me had gone through, like my wife and kids, " said Tom Cairns, who received his master ' s degree. " The ceremony actual- ly didn ' t seem big enough for the accomplishments. " However, both speakers and students real- ized that accomplishments didn ' t end with graduation. " It ' s really a starting point rather than an ending point, " Tavernaro said. Formal education was over; life ' s education was just beginning. D Dawn Williams 12 Graduation ■ Family and friends enter Lamkin Gym for spring commencement exercises during intermit- tent rain showers. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Puddles prove an obstacle to Brian Brum and other graduates as they head to Lamkin Gym to line up. -Photo by Nancy Meyer A student at spring commencement chose a unique way to express her uncertainty about the future. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton After obtaining a business degree, Student Senate member Ginger Weir smiles with accom- plishment at summer commencement ceremo- nies. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Graduation 13 " I loved not having classes on Friday so I could cruise out of here. " Clara Martison 4 Summer studies Books instead of beaches - inals came to an end. Belongings were packed and books were traded in for sun- tan lotion. Most stu- dents headed for the pool, started a sum- mer job, or caught up on favorite soaps, hap- py to escape the class- room for a carefree summer. Other students, eager for their degrees, settled in for summer sessions. " I basically wanted to get caught up on my credits, " Carol Freeman said, " so 1 wouldn ' t have to take as many hours in the fall. " Because most of the on-campus students lived in Franken Hall, they met students who were not usual dorm residents. " There were teachers living in Franken who were going to school to get re-certified, " Toni Anthony said. " I lived next door to two older ladies. It was interesting. " Some students found themselves having to roll out of bed early in the morning in time to make it to 7:15 classes. These brave souls conquered this inhumane hour and trudged onward to classes, even though the average student on summer vacation usually did not see the light of day until late morning. " My chemistry class was at 7:15 and it was hard to get up, " Stan Greenwell said. " But I just forced myself to get up and go. " Some students did not see their morning classes as a great obstacle and even grew to like them. " I didn ' t think the early classes were too bad, " Schackelford said. " I was done by 1 1 and had my afternoons free. " The quiet night life of Maryville caused some students to go home for the weekends. " I loved not having any classes on Friday so I could cruise out of here, " Clara Martison said. " But not having classes on Friday dur- ing the summer made it hard to stick around during the regular school year. " With limited options to choose from, stu- dents tried to create their own fun when the sun went down. " There weren ' t a lot of things to do on- campus at night, " Anthony said. " We went for bike rides, on long walks or to the mo- vies. We sort of had the run of the campus and the town, but there wasn ' t much to do. " Students who took first block courses were able to take advantage of the remaining sum- mer months. " Because I went first block I had time to take a trip to California for my summer va- cation, " Freeman said. " So when it was time to come back in the fall, it was no problem. " Those who went second block had little time to relax before the fall semester. " Summer school went at such a leisurely pace and classes seemed easier, " Greenwell said. " It was hard to come back to the rou- tine and pick up the hours again. " As summer came to an end, the suntan lotion was put away and the books were brought back out. For some, however, the books were only shuffled around a bit.D : 14 Summer Barbara president. Furthermore, Panhellenic and IFC started preparing in the spring for Formal Rush. They organized a booklet explaining the different Greek organizations. " Panhellenic sent newsletters, along with applications, out to incoming freshmen dur- ing the summer, " Dempsey said. Fraternity rush lasted three weeks, whereas, sorority rush only lasted four days. All four sororities had four days of parties with various themes, and gave out bids on the fifth day. " Rush was like a big whirlwind, " Tracy Turn- er said. " But I could tell which sorority was special to me and where I belonged. " She said nothing could explain the feeling she had when she walked into her sorority ' s chapter room. " I knew that all I had been through was worth it. " Each fraternity was allowed one alcoholic smoker during Formal Rush. " A smoker was the major party during rush, " Paul Mertz said. " You were invited to dinner and then a party, this was when you on said. He successful. During so| signed a rus woman fror " A rush cc at all times i any questior Parrott, Panl ded that th| listener. was dyil rush counse when 1 founc ty I pledged, ' and talked enough witf without her.) Formal Rj ships with trj because evg. ty to meet " Formal serious look| rot said.D Waiting for a friend during pre-registration, Karelle Hatcher takes time to read the orientation pamphlet. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton Study breaks are more enjoyable in the sum- mer sun. David Wright reads a novel and relaxes by Colden Pond. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton Summer 15 Playfair helps students unwind after a hard day of moving in. One activity allowed Patricia Scanlan and Student Ambassador Brian Graeve to blow off a little steam. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton Trying to be helpful, Andy McEvoy directs a freshman to North Complex. Finding one ' s way around proved to be one of many problems for new students. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton Going Greek A matter of choice Ithough educa- tion was the prime objective of college, many students had outside interests and were curi- ous about differ- ent organiza- tions on cam- pus. For some, their interest was going through Formal Rush and taking a peek at Greek life. " 1 went through Formal Rush because I was thinking about joining a fraternity, " John Scott said. " I did not join because I had a hard time deciding which fraternity to pledge. " He also said he wanted to wait a semester and see how everyone treated him. The two governing bodies of the Greek system were Panhellenic Council for sorori- ties and Inter-Fraternity Council for fraternities. " Both Panhellenic and IFC went through numerous steps to prepare for Formal Rush and devoted many hours of hard work, " said Barbara Dempsey, Panhellenic Council president. Furthermore, Panhellenic and IFC started preparing in the spring for Formal Rush. They organized a booklet explaining the different Greek organizations. " Panhellenic sent newsletters, along with applications, out to incoming freshmen dur- ing the summer, " Dempsey said. Fraternity rush lasted three weeks, whereas, sorority rush only lasted four days. All four sororities had four days of parties with various themes, and gave out bids on the fifth day. " Rush was like a big whirlwind, " Tracy Turn- er said. " But I could tell which sorority was special to me and where I belonged. " She said nothing could explain the feeling she had when she walked into her sorority ' s chapter room. " I knew that all I had been through was worth it. " Each fraternity was allowed one alcoholic smoker during Formal Rush. " A smoker was the major party during rush, " Paul Mertz said. " You were invited to dinner and then a party, this was when you started getting to know the guys and how the house worked. " Compared to larger universities, Formal Rush at Northwest consumed more time. " The bigger schools had their rush in the summer about two weeks before classes even began, " Sandy Headrick said. " Having Homecoming and Formal Rush at the same time made it more hectic. " Since rush was scheduled early in the fall, it conflicted with Homecoming preparations and put more pressure on the Greeks. " I think rush went by too fast. Everyone was too tense and there was a lot of pressure on the rushees and the Greeks, " Leslie Wil- cox said. Where were you from? What was your major? What year were you in school? Some rushees thought the repetition would never end. The same questions were asked so many times they felt like a computer trans- mitting a message. At times they probably wanted to shed their stuck on smile and say, " It did not compute. " " Even though the same questions were asked over and over, it was a great technique to get to know the rushees better, " Sam Mas- on said. He also said Formal Rush was very successful. During sorority rush, each rushee was as- signed a rush counselor, who was a Greek woman from an unidentified sorority. " A rush counselor was there for the rushee at all times and gave an unbiased opinion to any questions that a rushee had, " said Amy Parrott, Panhellenic treasurer. She also ad- ded that the rush counselor was a great listener. " I was dying to find out what sorority my rush counselor was in, and I was excited when I found out she was in the same sorori- ty I pledged, " Beth Jochens said. " She came and talked to me everyday. Rush was hard enough with her, it would have been awful without her. " Formal Rush provided many lasting friend- ships with the fraternities and the sororities because everyone had the same opportuni- ty to meet new people. " Formal Rush, gave each rushee a more serious look at each Greek organization, " Par- rot said.L] Colletta Neighbors and Chris Townsend h " Rush was like a big whirlwind. But I could tell which sorority was special to me and where I belonged. " Tracy Turner Rush 19 Taking a little off the top, Jeff Moe puts the finishing touches on the Delta Chi float. The float, Rolling to a Victory, finished third among frater- nities. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Making last-minute adjustments before the Homecoming parade, Phi Mu Lee McDermott trims the pomp on her sorority ' s float. The Phi Mu entry won second place. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Bobby Bearcat flies high over the Sigma Sig- ma Sigma float. The Spirit of Northwest cost the Tri-Sigs over $1,000 and took approximately 1,100 hours to construct. The float finished third. •Photo by Kevin Fullerton 20 Homecoming Rainy reunion History not worth repeating ctober 11, 1986. The day was damp and dreary. Stu- dents were forced out of bed at early hours while others had no time for rest. They pushed on, working against the clock, only hoping their long hours would pay off. Who would be victorious during Homecoming? With historical events as the theme, the action-packed week brought back people and events such as Betsy Ross, the Space Shuttle and a two-man Hindenburg. Unfor- tunately, the Hindenburg ' s catastrophic his- tory came with it, causing it to fall over in the street during the parade. Cold temperatures and rain also returned, hampering the week of events. Bad weather also affected the addition of a carnival to the week of Homecom- ing activities. Residence Hall Association sponsored the carnival to provide an alterna- tive to the traditional Homecoming celebra- tions. Unfortunately, rides were unsafe to operate during the rain, therefore the carnival closed early. History repeated itself in another compli- cation, midterms fell during Homecoming week, creating havoc for participants. " I think it ' s sad the parade gets smaller each year, " Scott Susich said. " But it didn ' t help to have midterms during Homecoming. The teachers and administration did nothing to help those who worked on it. " Enjoyment was the end result of hard work and dedication put into the week, which be- gan with the Variety Show on Thursday night. " History worth repeating " set the scene for the skits and olio acts at the Mary Linn Per- forming Arts Center. " The Ten Bearcat Commandments " per- formed by the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia music --continued Excitement and joy light the face of Jodi Bra- dy as she is announced Homecoming Queen dur- ing Thursday night ' s Variety Show. Brady was es- corted by Pat Schleeter. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Performing one of her duties as a Daughter of Diana, Cindy Ranum pomps the float featur- ing Bobby Bearcat mining gold. Even though the float was completed during the parade line-up, it won second place. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Homecoming Results Variety show Greek Men 1 . Delta Chi 2. Tau Kappa Epsilon 3. Delta Sigma Phi Greek Women 1 . Delta Zeta 1 . Phi Mu 1 . Sigma Sigma Sigma Independents 1 . Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia music fraternity 2. Harambee Olio Acts 1 . Jim Coynes Epsilon Production 2. Polly Ketterman and Mark Adcock musical duet 3. Jeff Heimenson. piano improvision Overall Winner Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Floats Greek Men 1 . Phi Sigma Kappa 2. Tau Kappa Epsilon 3. Delta Chi Greek Women 1 . Delta Zeta 2. Phi Mu 3. Sigma Sigma Sigma Independents 1 . Industrial Arts Club 2. ROTC 3. Campus Activity Programmers Individual Clowns Greek Men 1 . Delta Chi 2. Delta Chi 3. Phi Sigma Kappa Greek Women 1. Phi Mu 2. Sigma Sigma Sigma 2. Alpha Sigma Alpha Group Clowns Greek Men 1 . Phi Sigma Kappa 2. Phi Sigma Kappa 3. Delta Chi Greek Women 1. Phi Mu 2. Alpha Sigma Alpha 3. Alpha Sigma Alpha Independents 1 . Sigma Society 2. Hudson Hall 2. University Players Jalopy Open Division 1. American Marketing Association 2. Residence Hall Association 3. Ag Club Overall Parade Greek Men Phi Sigma Kappa Greek Women Phi Mu Independents Industrial Arts Club House Decorations Greek Men 1 . Alpha Kappa Lambda 2. Phi Sigma Kappa 3. Tau Kappa Epsilon Independents 1 . Alpha Tau Alpha agriculture honorary 2. Pi Beta Alpha 3. Millikan Hall Homecoming 21 Bearcat fans love a parade, even when it rains. Drizzle didn ' t phase these youngsters as they were entertained by the colorful floats and clowns. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill I m? IE The Phi Sigma Kappa ' s first place float, fea- tured a train that moves in and out of a tunnel. The float helped the Phi Sigs win over all Homecoming in the Greek men ' s division. -Photo by Ron Alpough One of the clown entries in the Homecoming Parade by Alpha Sigma Alpha was Cleopatra, por- trayed by Amy Nolan. Nolan received a second- place in individual clowns. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton Homecoming Rainy reunion fraternity won Best Overall Variety Show Skit. " Thou shalt blow off Campus Safety tickets " brought cheers of approval from the audience. " All of us worked together and it was real- ly great to win, " Steve Nehring said. " We came up with all our own ideas to incorporate in the skit. " Delta Chi repeated as Greek men ' s division winner, while Delta Zeta, Phi Mu and Sigma Sigma Sigma had a three-way tie for first in the women ' s division. " I still felt like our skit was a first place skit, " Stacy Smith said. " 1 understood there were some hard feelings and some felt a decision should have been made, but I would rather have tied for first than to have placed second or third. " Michael Jackson, Run-D.M.C, David Lee Roth and Elton John appeared in the winning olio act entitled " Epsilon Produc- tion " presented by Jim Coynes. The crowd reacted with screams of laughter to the cra- zy episode. " It was a really funny and original idea, " Rhonda Sheets said. " It added to the show because it was new and different. I had never seen anything like it before. " However, the grand finale for opening night was the crowning of the Homecoming Queen. Five finalists waited in anticipation. Maya Benavente, sponsored by Delta Chi fraternity; Jodi Brady, sponsored by M-Club; Stephanie Carter, sponsored by American Marketing Association; Lisa Lutes, spon- sored by Millikan Hall; and Kim Ray, spon- sored by Delta Sigma Phi fraternity held their breath until it was announced. Moments later Jodi Brady was crowned Homecoming Queen and another event of Homecoming was history. The long process it took to get there was definitely worth it for Brady, even though there were some complications. " When M-Club nominated me, there were all kinds of complications with working around my volleyball schedule for interviews, " --continued V A i WL. w " It took a lot of motivation. It was a pain at times, but it was well worth it to watch the parade Satur- day morning, knowing your exhaustion was worth it. " Greg Mann The spirit of America comes through in the Delta Zeta float. The float, which featured Bet- sy Ross and the flag, took first place overall. It was the first time in more than 20 years the Delta Zeta float had won first prize. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton In V Homeco min g rl " It was the most outstand- ing feeling when we walked up and got the first place trophy after the game. There was a special feeling a fter beating the Phi Sig ' s, since they had won it for several years. " Tom Paulsen Rainy reunion Brady said. " So I had to miss two tourna- ments the team played in, but the coach and team were really understanding. " Brady felt being crowned queen was a blessing everyone could learn from. " I thought it showed people you didn ' t necessarily have to be the prettiest or the most popular person on campus, " Brady said. " All you had to do was enjoy your friends and let them know you cared about them. " The following day marked the traditional Walk Out Day, providing students with extra time to prepare for the parade. Despite all the planning and prior work, most floats were still being pomped and house decs were still being finished late the night before. " Building a float was really tough, " Janice Petty said. " It took a lot of time, patience and energy to get it done. " Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity felt their efforts paid off when their house dec received first place, defeating the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity who had won for the last four years. " It was the most outstanding feeling when we walked up and got the first place trophy after the game, " Tom Paulsen said. " There was a special feeling after beating the Phi Sig ' s, since they had won it for several years. " Most students who worked on floats and house decs agreed the hard work was justified. " It took a lot of motivation, " Greg Mann said. " It was a pain at times, but it was well worth it to watch the parade Saturday morn- ing, knowing your exhaustion was worth it. " Everything was ready, or almost ready when Saturday morning arrived. The day everyone planned for had finally come, but the planning didn ' t prevent another rainy re- union. It rained all morning, but residents, students and alumni still lined the streets with umbrellas to combat the weather. Despite the rain, many people were deter- mined to have a good time and looked at the rain optimistically. " The parade went very well, except for the rain, but that made it fun, " Lori Kortmuar Putting her time into Homecoming, Karen Hoppers pomps Phi Mu ' s float, commemorating the Wright Brother ' s historic flight. -Photo by Nan- cy Meyer said. Unfortunately the rain didn ' t end with the parade. The weather didn ' t help attendance at the Homecoming game. Many left during or before half time due to the weather. " 1 left before the second half because it was so wet, " Joyce McKenna said. " I wasn ' t really watching because it was too cold and too wet to pay attention to what was going on during the game. " Not only did the rain have an adverse ef- fect on the attendance of the Homecoming game, it was detrimental to the Bearcats as they were defeated 13-3 by the University of Missouri-Rolla Miners. However, the overall performance of the Bearcats didn ' t hinder some good efforts. Bearcat defensive end Junior Mao was awarded the Don Black Memorial Trophy fol- lowing the game. The award is presented to the outstanding Bearcat athlete in the Homecoming game. October 1 2, 1 986. The day was damp and dreary. Students tore down floats and house decs while others rested and enjoyed them- selves after long hours of work. Homecom- ing ' 86 was history, but the memories still remained. □ Lori Nelson and Debby Kerr 24 Homecoming Tight end Jim Moore fails to elude the grasp of a Miner tackle. The Bearcats had to contend with rainy weather and a muddy field as well as the Rolla Miners. Northwest lost the game in the final quarter 13-3. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Showing his I.D. to get into the bar, Steve Moss plays a Rolla Miner in the Tau Kappa Epsilon skit. A Miner Incident won second place among the fraternities in the Variety Show. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton A camouflaged Bobby Bearcat, Rob Van Or- den, stares fiercely at a University of Missouri Rol- la Miner, Ron Snyder. The ROTC float placed se- cond in the independant competition. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton. Homecoming 25 Rain doesn ' t bother this young carnival goer as he enjoys the boat ride. The carnival was open to Maryville residents, along with students. Be- cause of bad weather only 200 people attended the carnival. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Eyes fixed on his target, Kirk Roston attempts to flip a rubber chicken into a frying pan. Roston was one of the few students who braved the rain and tried his luck at the carnival. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton The tornado ride lights up the sky over the car- nival. The tornado was one of seven available rides. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill 26 Carnival Rained out Weather dampens carnival mood he mouth-watering aroma of warm, but- tered popcorn. Cotton candy that disap- peared into sweet nothingness. The breathless thrill of dar- ing rides. Attempting games of skill to win toys or stuffed animals. Traditional images of a carnival visit. However, Northwest ' s first carnival, spon- sored by Resident Hall Association (RHA), did not leave such a memorable impression. Tortured by the wind, cold and rain, the carnival was only open two days out of four scheduled. According to Deb Epley, chair- man, the bad weather had a negative effect on turnout. RHA had originally expected 10,000 visitors to the carnival, but approxi- mately 200 attended. Despite the poor turnout, the carnival was not a major financial loss for RHA. Deb Wad- dle, assistant director of housing and RHA adviser, said the travelling carnival crew was on its way home. Therefore, they did not charge a fee to set up on campus. " We only had to pay for diesel fuel and the generators, " Waddle said. " The people that ran the carnival were honest, gave us sugges- tions; plus we were given 15 percent of the profits. " For those who participated in the carnival, a variety of attractions were there. The ferris wheel, hot dog stands, plus booths selling jewelry, sweatshirts and homemade buttons, lined the Phillips Hall parking lot. With all the attractions, both Epley and Waddle thought the crowd response was positive. However, student reactions were mixed. Grant McClune, in charge of public rela- tions for RHA, said he heard negative com- ments about the carnival. " People thought it was too expensive, " he said. " A $1.25 per ride was too much for a college student ' s budget. " The bad weather also dampened student response. Michelle Lange said the carnival was fun, but it should have been held when the weather was nicer. Kendall Roberts, along with sixth floor Dieterich, sold hot dogs and sponsored a " can smash " game. " I think the carnival was a good idea, but the weather hindered it, " he said. " If they have another one, they should have it when more people could come. " According to Waddle, RHA was consider- ing doing another carnival next year. Epley said, though, that future carnivals should oc- cur at the beginning of fall semester, to wel- come incoming freshmen. With all new ideas come both negative and positive reactions. While some student par- ticipants, thought the timing and weather could have been improved, Cindy Rathke was still enthused about the carnival. " It (the carnival) made you feel like you were back home at a county fair. " □ Lisa Helzer W ,4lMht l " I think the carnival was a good idea, but the weather hindered it. If they have another one, they should have it when more people could come. " Kendall Roberts Carnival 27 Weekends were meant for cookouts. Dennis Nowatzke adds some flavor to a couple of t-bone steaks. -Photo by Nancy Meyer. Saturday means laundry day for Kelly Mur- ray. One of the new twists to doing laundry in the dorms included using tokens instead of quarters. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Although the lanes were never too crowded, some students enjoyed the chance to bowl a few games on the weekends. Teresa Heckman takes her turn and picks up a spare. -Photo by Nancy Meyer 28 Weekends Hanging around the ' Ville The search for weekend fun ig city lights, the hustle and bustle of night life, people scurrying about the streets with things to do. Weekends in the ' Ville were not so glamorous, but students created original attractions. Dorm rooms were popular settings for en- tertainment. Guys enjoyed watching football games or renting movies, popping popcorn, eating pizza or drinking a few beers. Some preferred the serenity of a suitcase college atmosphere and hibernated in their rooms. " Weekends were a good time for me to catch up on my sleep, do laundry, clean my room or do the things I ' d put off all week, " Tom Bart said. Typical scenes in girls ' rooms were quite different. They tended to write letters, re-dec- orate their rooms or have slumber parties. Some girls managed to be more sly, however. " When I got bored, " Lisa Oltman said, " I liked to try on my roommate ' s clothes while she was gone; to see what I could wear the next week. " Lamkin Gym facilities, dorm lounges and the Owens Library were frequently used by those who chose not to confine themselves to their rooms. Whether it was playing volley- ball in Horace Mann, shooting pool or throw- ing the Frisbee, students found activities to occupy their time. " There was always something to do, " Jay Tiefenthaler said. " I would call home to find out what was going on, go swimming, lift weights or go out on dates. " Escaping campus was necessary for some who felt isolated from the outside world. Fraternity or sorority members often had house duties and some students had regu- lar jobs that filled their weekends. The parti- ers went to Nodaway Lake or attended the Friday Afternoon Club at The Power Station. Roadtripping was a popular event for those seeking big city attractions or those who sim- ply wanted to get away. " I ' d go to Kansas City or St. Joe to see a concert or just bum around town and ex- plore, " David Felt said. Visiting other colleges or attending Roy- als and Chiefs games provided a change of atmosphere for students. Women often sought out shopping malls. Whether or not they had any money, they enjoyed looking and trying on clothes. Simply seeing a movie or eating out broke the monotony of the school routine. Regardless of the fun students had while staying at school, people frequently com- plained there was nothing to do in Maryville. " If everyone had stayed here on the weekends, this place would have been fun, " Kelly Zart said. " The most fun I ever had was the first three days before school started be- cause everyone was here. With so many friends around, there was much more to do. " Although students didn ' t discover big city lights and the hustle and bustle of city life in Maryville; they found their own entertain- ment through creativity and individuality. Maryville had its own weekend attractions — the people. □ Cara Moore and Lisa Helzer " If everyone stayed here on the weekends, this place would have been fun. " Kelly Zart Weekends 29 Pulling with his las t ounce of strength, Kevin Keith shows determination as he attempts to pull the Alpha Kappa Lambdas to victory, during the tug-of-war. The AKLs took fourth place in the event. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Helium balloons were released to officially be- gin Greek Week. Fraternities and sororities gather to sing at the Bell Tower after the balloons drifted into the air. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill It was an embarrassing, hilarious event as Phi Mu, Nelsie Henning tries to ride her tricycle around the track. Wearing flippers on her feet, she struggles to get the trike back to the next rider. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill 30 Greek Week m i Hi m New and improved Four days make a Greek Week here it went, a trash can on wheels. Four guys dressed in togas made out of bed- sheets and Italian tablecloths pushed the can with a girl in- side all over campus. She looked as if she was going to jump through her skin. Her screams could be heard across campus. She held on for dear life as the men pushed the portable trash can. Just as they turned into Roberta Circle, the wheels flew off, but that didn ' t stop them. They picked up the can, minus the wheels, and sprinted to the finish line. These chariot races were much different than during the days of the ancient Greeks. However, the days of the Greeks were back, back at Northwest anyway. Greek Week was a tradition filled with wacky events. Several changes took place from past Greek Weeks. Out went the old games like volleyball, boxing, marshmallow stuffing and hot dog eating contests. New games like the keg toss, the pizza eating contest, pyramid building and the chariot race were added. One of the most popular events, the chari- ot race, required the fraternities to construct their own chariots. The race began in the Horace Mann parking lot and ended at Roberta Circle. Women from the sororities volunteered to ride in the chariots. For some women, the ride was bumpy and quite an ex- perience, but for others, the ride was as smooth as silk. " I felt safe, " Laura Kastens said. " My chari- ot was very comfortable. It was custom built, --continued Chariot races were a new attraction to Greek Week. Pulling past the men of Sigma Phi Epsi- lon, the men of Delta Sigma Phi race to the fin- ish line. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill h " Anytime you get a pair of pantyhose together with fruit, you ' re bound to see something hilarious. ' ' Chris Cotten V Greek Week 31 " We weren ' t there to com- pete, but just to have a good time. " Jamie Snook New and improved complete with tinsel, a ghetto box and a cou- ple of bull whips to use on my drivers. I was really excited. The only bad thing about it was that it had so much on it and made it really heavy. We were the last ones to finish, but we had the best chariot. " Besides the chariot race, other events in- cluded a dizzy bat race, a softball game, raft races, tricycle race and a mystery game. Participants of the mystery game had no idea what the event was until they arrived at the playing field. Waiting for the mystery game players were a pair of pantyhose and two oranges. The rules involved placing one of the oranges into a leg of the pantyhose, then the nylon was wrapped around the waist of the participant so the orange in the stocking would be suspended between the legs of the player. Then, without the use of his or her hands, the participant had to hit the remain- ing orange, that was on the ground with the orange suspended between their legs, to a finishing line. " Anytime you get a pair of pantyhose together with fruit, you ' re bound to see something hilarious, " Chris Cotten said. " It wasn ' t your regular combination of objects. I thought it was hilarious. " Embarrassing, as well as hilarious, described the tricycle race. Members of the sororites participated in a relay race that in- volved tricycles, flippers and helmets. The players had to put on jumbo flippers and an over-sized helmet and then ride a small tricy- cle around a track. For many of the women, the trikes were just too small. But they managed to figure out a way to get around on the three-wheeler. Others found that the trike was just their size. " It was really embarrassing because I ' m only 4T1 " , and that tricycle fit me perfectly, " Andi Jack said. " The most difficult part of the race was getting onto the tricycle. The helmets were really big, too. I felt like a wee- ble wobble with the helmet bouncing up and down on my head. " The events weren ' t the only reason Greek Week was such a success, according to many Greek members. Organization also played a key part in its success. " It was one of the most organized Greek Weeks I have ever seen, " Jay De Leonard said. " Everyone knew what they were sup- posed to do and where they should have been. The week was excellent. " The four day event began on April 15 with a Greek sing at the Bell Tower, followed by the chariot race. Phi Sigma Kappa won the race while the best decorated chariot award was given to the men of Delta Chi. After the chariot races, the Roberta Circle Dance ended the day ' s events. The follow- ing day, the Greeks had a softball game and a picnic. On April 17, the Greek Philanthro- py Project took place which involved clean- ing downtown Maryville. On the last day, the women of Delta Zeta and the men of Sigma Phi Epsilon were crowned champions of the Greek games. Also on the last day, the Chamber of Com- merce awarded several honors to the sorori- ties and fraternities of Northwest. The wom- en of Alpha Sigma Alpha were named the Outstanding Sorority, while the Outstanding Fraternity was Delta Chi. Hamilton Hender- son, from Delta Chi, was named the out- standing Greek sponsor. Diane Watson from Delta Zeta and Dan Hilliard from Alpha Kap- pa Lambda were named the Outstanding Greek Woman and Greek Man respectively. Not only did they go away winners, but ac- cording to many Greek men and women, anyone who participated during the week was a winner. " The best thing about the whole week was getting together and being there at the same time, " Jamie Snook said. " We weren ' t there to compete, but just to have a good time. " D Kevin Sharpe 32 Greek Week Delta Sig ' s Jim Garvin and Dave Roberts hurl a 180-pound keg during the keg toss contest. Tau Kappa Epsilon received first place for throwing their keg the longest distance. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton Sig Ep ' s Pat Schleeter and Scott Calcattera hold up Kent Porterfield in order to get a better view of sorority women competing in the pizza eating contest. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton One event during Greek Week was the tricy- cle race which required participants to wear flip- pers and helmets while pedaling. Phi Mu ' s Col- letta Neighbors and Nelsie Henning, Delta Zeta ' s Lisa Mowers and Alpha Sigma Alpha ' s Amy Gose line up to begin. Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority won the race. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton Greek Week 33 Then they were marched single file with their heads down, eyes closed and hands on the shoulders of whoever was in front of them. Sudden- ly a flare went up. Some one screamed. " Go! Go! " Survival of the fittest ROTC offers alternate weekend fun They crawled slowly through the tall grass, making as little noise as possible. One care- fully peered over the blades of grass, checking for signs of movement. The coast was clear as they got to their feet. Suddenly there was the sound of a hollow thump, a swish and a pop as the open field was bathed in light. The two partners instinc- tively dove into the cool dampness of dew- covered grass, but it was too late. A burst of machine-gun fire shattered the quiet autumn and two camouflaged figures appeared out of nowhere. Two more captives were on their way to the POW camp. The camp wasn ' t in Southeast Asia, the bullets weren ' t real and the scene didn ' t come from a war picture. It was all part of Surviv al Weekend, held each semester at Nodaway Lake. The exercise culminated the activities of Survival, Escape and Evasion, one military science course offered as an elective. Dur- ing this class, students learned the basics of land and terrestrial navigation and orienteer- ing, as well as emergency first-aid, shelter construction and other survival techniques. The field portion of the class, or Survival Weekend, which came after several weeks of classroom instruction, began on a Friday at 4 p.m. Students clad in everything from camouflage fatigues to faded jeans and sweatshirts, climbed aboard the 2 2 -ton Army truck. As the last student squeezed in, the tailgate was slammed shut and the olive green tarp was pulled down, throwing pas- sengers into total darkness. The engine rum- bled to life and the vehicle began to bounce down the road to Nodaway Lake. As the truck came to a halt, the tarp was opened, tailgate dropped and survivalists piled out, trying fiercely to adjust their eyes to sunlight. There was a quick formation in order to take attendance, then the group moved to its campsite, located in a small grove of pine trees. There they pitched tents and ate dinner. Later, the survival students received instructions in using a compass at night as they waited for darkness to fall. Maj. Thomas Muskus, officer in charge of the ex- ercise, his instructors and the students were ready to go to work. By 8 p.m. it was dark enough to start night navigation. Students were paired and taken to different starting points where they were released to find designated markers. The ob- ject of the exercise was to find and properly identify five markers, record them and return to the starting point within 90 minutes. As soon as time elapsed and the last pair was in, the survivalists prepared for the main field exercise. They worked on movement techniques, short sprints and applied camouflage to themselves, their clothes and their equipment. Eluding the enemy, however, was more difficult than the survivalists thought. As anx- ious students neared what they thought was their starting point, automatic weapons and machine guns erupted from both sides. Rangers came screaming out of high grass and trees. The students dropped instantly to the mud. The ambush had been successful and all students were captured at once. The prisoners were ordered to their feet. Then they were marched single file with their heads down, eyes closed and hands on the shoulders of whoever was in front of them. Suddenly a flare went up. Someone screamed. " Go! Go! " This was the real start- ing point. Students scattered in panic. For the next four hours, the survivalists had the difficult task of trying to reach the base camp on the opposite side of the lake. Capture meant the POW camp, where there was an uncertain future. By midnight Saturday, it was over. Although most were captured, all survived " Survival Weekend, " leaving each with his own war stories to tell.D Doug Rossell Even the face of students is camouflaged dur- ing the Survival Weekend. Students used a camo- stick to disguise themselves for the main exercise. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson 34 Survival Weekend Participants of the Survival Weekend learned the basics of land and terrestrial navigation and orienteering. Binoculars and compasses were necessary tools for the course. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Using grass as natural camoflage, the mem- bers of the orienteering class check to see if the camouflage obstructs the rifle sight. Grass was used to break up the outline of the weapons, equipment and people involved. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson mm a: . Whereas some students get wild and crazy to avoid homework, others find something more tranquil. Michelle Campbell enjoys painting as an escape from studying. -Photo by Nancy Meyer In order to to avoid studying and relax a bit, Mary Reilly plays the guitar. Reilly often got together with her R.A., Laura Blumenkemper, to harmonize and practice. -Photo by Nancy Meyer N A Wrestling to relieve tension, Brian Hockenbury and Travis Cue horse around before hitting the books. -Photo by Ron Alpough .J " " Qft Avoiding Homework Off the wall Anything to avoid studying It started out like a typical week; four tests, a couple of papers, three projects and all the homework I ' d skipped last week to make up. I sat down at my desk, ready to take on the world, as well as my home- work. I suddenly realized I hadn ' t clipped my fingernails. Quickly I completed the task and thought, " While I ' m at it, might as well get the toenails done too. " I ' ve noticed whenever I had a million things to do, that ' s when I didn ' t have the enthusiasm to get them done. " Here ' s to enthusiasm, " as I swallowed a couple of Vivarin. Half-hour later I had energy, but not to study. So I got out my tapes, put my favor- ite one in the boom box and started to jam. A wave of sheer energy electrified my body so I began to practice my All-Star Wrestling moves. I climbed up on the top rope, my desk, and did a combination flying-drop-kick-pile-driver onto my bed. I continued to practice my wrestling moves on my defenseless monkey, Marvin. Enter — one roommate who calmly asks, " What the hell are you doing? No, don ' t tell me, I don ' t want to know. " There was no need to explain, my roommate had al- ready signed me up for special testing. After my roommate left, I regained a small degree of control. I calmly laid on my bed. My mind was flooded with wonder- ful, envious thoughts of the party at the lake, which I didn ' t have time for. Those thoughts came to an abrupt end as a fly landed on my nose. The next 10 minutes were spent insane- ly chasing the fly with my psychology book. Realizing that I needed to be smart- er than the fly, I started to read the book, as bait. I sat, waiting, book open like I was reading a Bible and hands ready to spring into action. Boom. I clapped the book together and chuckled to myself. I opened my psych book and quickly found the pages with the crushed fly. With delight I flicked the fly into the trash. I was proud I had beaten the fly. Glancing down, I realized that the trash hadn ' t been taken out for a couple of weeks. It was the five pizza boxes, the 30 pop cans and the six, large, overflowing Hefty garbage bags that clued me in. It figured, I was always the one that had to make sure things got done and taking out the trash was obviously no exception. Now, with the trash out, I was deter- mined to get something done. While I made a list of things I needed to get done, I stared at the helium-filled balloon given to me for my birthday. Then I started thinking, my curiousity got the best of me. " I wonder what it would be like to breathe helium? There ' s nothing like ex- perience to help you understand the richer things in life. " In moments I had a squeaky high- pitched voice. I giggled alone in my room. However, the helium high didn ' t last long and a terrible headache was the afteref- fect. Somehow I don ' t think it was meant to be one of life ' s richer experiences. There was just this feeling that I wasn ' t ready to get serious yet. I hadn ' t eaten all day. Unfortunately, I had been on campus and believed that a nutritional meal is im- portant for clear thinking. That ' s why I didn ' t eat on campus. Something heavy just didn ' t sound good, so I opted for some fresh popcorn. Now, quality popcorn can only be made over a campfire. But the only campfire I knew of was out at the lake and there was a party out there. So, for the sake of ener- gy I forced myself to the lake. I did get something accomplished — I had a great time. I ' ll get to the homework — tomorrow. □ Lori Nelson The next 10 minutes were spent insanely chasing the fly with my psy- chology book. Avoiding Homework 37 " I hated it. If you ' re old enough to vote and get your butt shot off, you ' re old enough to drink. " David Hinders I.D. ' s are checked more carefully in Mary- ville bars since Iowa raised the legal drinking age to 21. Mike Mc- Donald checks Scott Sutherl and ' s I.D. when entering The Power Sta- tion. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Roadtrips end Iowa says no fun till 21 It was Wednesday. You know what that meant ROADTRIP. Everybody was going to the bars in Clarinda. " What time are you guys going? Come on, you ' ve got to go. It ' ll be a blast. Who ' s driving?... not me, I ' m getting trashed. " Those questions and suggestions ran ram- pant throughout the dorms on Wednesday. The day began with questions and ended at a bar in Clarinda, Iowa. Highway 71 , the direct route to Clarinda, received an enormous amount of use over the years; the years when Iowa ' s legal drink- ing age was 19. But that changed last July when the legal drinking age was raised to 21 . However, there was a bright spot; the grand- father clause applied to those who had al- ready turned 1 9 by Sept. 1 . The grandfather clause prevented a privilege from being taken away after it was already given. Many students didn ' t see this as much of a bright spot. " I had never been to Clarinda and the age changed before I got the chance to go, " Katie Litterick said. There were also students who drank in Iowa before, but no longer could after the age changed since the grandfather clause applied only to Iowa residents. " That wasn ' t fair, " Denise Brewer said. " I drank there last year. That was the best part about turning 19. " However, the students who felt the stron- gest about the change, were those who had just missed the Sept. 1 deadline. " It made me extremely mad, " Eric Keller said. " I only missed the age by 10 days. " Many students felt the change was bad be- cause it affected them indirectly through friends who missed the deadline. " A lot of my friends weren ' t of age, so I couldn ' t party with them, " Cindy Lustgraff said. " It seemed ridiculous to me that someone a week and a half or a month older than me could drink but I couldn ' t, " Keller said. One argument that kept popping up on campus was the " adult at 1 8 " point of view. " 1 hated it, " David Hinders said. " If you ' re old enough to vote and get your butt shot off, you ' re old enough to drink. " Clarinda was a party town for students and it wasn ' t just because the drinking age was lower. There was the atmosphere, the danc- ing, the live bands and the fact that your friends were there. " There just wasn ' t a place in Maryville where your friends could have gone to dance and party if they weren ' t of legal age, " Kelly Cox said. " If you went to Clarinda, you didn ' t have to worry about not knowing anyone, be- cause everybody was there. You always had a good time, " Lustgraff said. The days when 1 9 and 20-year-olds road- tripped to Clarinda were gone. It ' s Wednesday night. You know what that means — time to find something to do in the ' Ville. D Lori Nelson ID ST BE SHOWN 38 Iowa Drinking Age Drinking and driving Cracking down It was 1:30 a.m. and the bar was closing. We laughed and joked to the car, stumbling instead of walking. 1 was drunk, too drunk, yet I got into the driver ' s seat. 1 wasn ' t driving safely. Suddenly I found myself driving on the wrong side of the street. But at that moment I didn ' t care; my mind was too numb to notice how potentially dangerous 1 was. However, a policeman did observe my hazardous driving. Before I had time to realize what was happening, a siren sounded and red and blue lights glared through the rearview mirror. The related incident was fictitious, however, several students had ex- perienced it. Bill (not his real name) said he didn ' t usually drive drunk, but he did the night he was arrested. He was legally drunk with .16 blood-alcohol content. The le- gal limit was .10. He went through the sobriety tests, was handcuffed and waited at the police station for a friend to bail him out. After the incident, Bill said he would think twice before driving drunk or even riding with someone who had been drinking. " I think I ' ll go to the bars on foot now. " His parents were also affected by his DWI arrest. " They were stunned and shocked when they found out, " Bill said. " It was harder to tell my parents than to actu- ally go through it. " However, Bill ' s experience didn ' t end with telling his parents, he still had to appear in court. " I was really nervous while I waited for my case to be called; when it was, the prosecutor asked to have it held over. That scared me, but it turned out to be nothing. " Bill ' s fine was $200 plus court costs and he had to attend Alcohol Related Traffic Offender Program or ARTOP, which consisted of 10 hours of study- ing the effects of alcohol. " Now, I don ' t even think about drink- ing and driving, " Bill said.D Lisa Helzer In order for minors to get into bars, falsifying driver ' s licenses was a necessity. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton tF Iowa Drinking Age 39 " I considered my adviser as my friend and if I needed anyone to talk to, I knew who to go to. " Carrie Huke ' Take my advice ' Students see role differently o you know where you ' re going to... Do you like the things that life has shown you... Where are you going to... Do you know? After high school graduation, students were faced with making the deci- sion of which direction their lives were head- ing. This task was difficult and they proba- bly needed assistance. If they decided to at- tend college, they also needed assistance in guiding their education. A college adviser was essential to a student ' s education. Remember when freshmen arrived on campus in the fall? They were running around like chickens with their heads cut off. They had no clue what classes they were go- ing to take or who was going to help them solve these " massive " problems. This was where the job of an adviser came to action. According to Dr. Phil Hayes, dean of students, " an academic adviser ' s job was to help academic people further their education. " In addition, there were few responsibilities which go along with advising students. Ac- cording to John Jasinski, mass communica- tions department, " there were no formal guidelines, except registering students for classes and beyond that point, the job was scattered. " He also added that advisers went through no preparat ion for the job, but received a few hand-outs. Along the same lines, students of North- west had their own definition of an adviser ' s responsibilities as well. " An adviser was there to help the students out and try to communicate with them as much as possible, " Heather Philip said. " A good adviser would be willing to work with the students in any way possible at any time. " There was some controversy concerning In order to add or drop classes, a student must receive his adviser ' s signature. Kent Weigel com- pletes the last phase of dropping a class. -Photo by Sarah Frerking the job of an adviser. Some students had spoken highly of their advisers and their abil- ity to work with them, but others have had some problems. " My adviser worked with me closely from the start. He was willing to put forth a great effort to help and guide my education, " Michelle Hatch said. " My adviser just signed my enrollment sheet with little assistance, " Lori Reynolds said. Other students experienced problems also. " I have had my adviser changed so many times that 1 almost forgot their names, " Tom Jensen said. " When I first came to Northwest, it turned out that the adviser I was assigned to was not here any longer. However, my new adviser helped me out immensely, " Jamie Snook said. --continued ■ p ntshad I otkn gedso Tames, " Snool ltmued X Not only does October bring midterms, it also brings pre-registration for spring semester. Laura Blumenkemper takes a look at all the options be- fore choosing a final schedule. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Come October students flock to the Regis- trar ' s office to pick up their advisement sheets. Students could also change advisers or majors during this time. -Photo by Sarah Frerking Advisers 41 ft %4 Freshman Seminar student Kim Schenk works on a Master Student assignment prior to class. The book helped students set goals and evaluate their priorities. -Photo by Sarah Frerking Knowing what classes are required is impor- tant in planning a schedule. Susan Moody takes a look at the electives she has to choose from. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Freshmen students learn how to assess the 45-hour general education requirements in their catalog. After deciding which classes to take, stu- dents check out the class schedule. -Photo by Sarah Frerking 42 Advisers ' Take my advice ' Some students considered their adviser a friend. " I considered my adviser as my friend and if I needed anyone to talk to, I knew who to go to, " Carrie Huke said. Many times when a student needed help with their schedule, they depended upon other students for assistance in selecting the best instructor. Therefore, the purpose of go- ing to an adviser for help was ignored. " When I was in doubt about which instruc- tor to take for a certain course, 1 relied on the other students ' guidance instead of going to my adviser, " John Miller said. Furthermore, advisers experienced problems and felt that sometimes the stu- dent was too dependent on his help or ex- pected the adviser to do all the work. " College students have to take their own initiative and be responsible for their own ac- tions, " Jasinski said. How can these problems be alleviated? As it stands, freshmen are required to take Freshman Seminar. Whoever their instruc- tor may be, they automatically become their adviser. Getting assistance from an adviser is crucial, but not deadly. If someone had problems in the past, it was probably due to lack of communication. An adviser can make or break you. They are essential to your education, just as com- munication is important to keep a healthy relationship in progress. □ Colletta Neighbors Seminar stresses survival hat dreaded red book. The red Ibook freshmen lugged around at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The red book that mi M stressed its own uselessness. The red book that cost $17. That dread- ed red book. Otherwise known as The Master Stu- dent, the red book is the text used for the second trial year of Freshman Seminar. Freshmen generally opposed the class, but knew little about its purpose. In fall 1984, students took a survey concerning Northwest ' s advising process. Because numerous students were dissatis- fied or confused with their adviser ' s re- sponsibilities, a program was established to better acquaint each student with his adviser. The new class was also intended to low- er the 40 percent attrition rate, to assist students in understanding the importance of a general education, and to teach them basic skills. " It was good for my GPA even if I learned nothing, " Chris Kolbe said. " It also gave me a good opportunity to get ac- quainted with my adviser instead of just having one appointed to me. I found class particularly boring, so I drew murals on my jeans with a ballpoint pen. Sometimes our class shared party spots with our adviser. " The class not only helped students be- come more familiar with their advisers, but the university as well. " I guess it helped me get familiar with campus, " Brian Hockenbury said. " However, I skipped class a lot and just asked friends what happened. I didn ' t like it. I ended up using my textbook for fire kindling. " Students received one credit hour for taking the course, but the class met more than one hour per week. Faculty Senate approved the class for one hour credit, but didn ' t approve some parts of class as valid academic credits. The responses from students and teachers were the basis fo r course content and requirement changes. For instance, students didn ' t like buying the textbook so coordinators are now debating whether to use The Master Student in the future or to write their own handbook. " The part I disliked was the red text- book. It labeled me as a freshman, " Erin McGivney said. " It was as if the upper- classmen outcast us. " Teachers ' and coordinators ' responses were positive. All 36 instructors recom- mended a continuation of the course. Dr. Roy Leeper, coordinator, seemed confident the class would help more in the future even though it takes several years to make a new program work. The most evident proof of its success was the 4 per- cent decrease in attrition from the previ- ous year. That dreaded red book could just be the key to more confident, well-informed students as well as a low dropout rate, or it could simply be a future fuel source for Maryville.D Cara Moore " The part I disliked was the red text- book. It la- beled me as a freshman. It was as if the upperclass- men outcast us. Erin McGivney Advisers 43 5f Let the show begin Concerts heat up winter nights People seemed fasci- nated with those la- beled " famous. " They saw their idols on record covers, in magazines and on tel- evision, but they couldn ' t help wonder- ing what the stars were like in person. Some had the chance to find out when Louise Mandrell and Berlin came to town. Everyone had expected Berlin ' s arrival, but Mandrell ' s appearance was somewhat of a surprise. Campus Activities Programmers had originally scheduled Tammy Wynette to perform, but when she entered a drug re- habilitation center, Mandrell stepped in. The resulting concert was a greater success than many people had expected. " There were people wh o were really skep- tical about it, " said Lori Thompson, CAPs vice president. Wendy Will, who attended the first of two performances by Mandrell in Mary Linn Per- forming Arts Center, said Mandrell ' s choice of music was one of the secrets to her success. " I think most people didn ' t want to go to it because they thought it would be just coun- try music, and it wasn ' t, " Will said. " She also sang pop and rock. " Mandrell did more than just sing. She also danced and performed on drums, keyboard, clarinet and fiddle. This versatile perfor- mance kindled the audience ' s enthusiasm and they responded by singing, clapping and stomping to the beat. " She was a good entertainer and not just a singer, " Doug Bushner said. " She related to the audience really well. " Mandrell interacted directly with the crowd, going into the audience to shake hands and telling stories about her family. At her second show, her husband and daugh- ter appeared. Berlin drummer Rob Brill sets the beat for Terri Nunn ' s exhilarating vocal performance. The band thrilled the audience with their rendition of " No More Words " . -Photo by Rich Abrahamson " 1 had a really good feeling when I walked out, " Richard Mace said. It was a feeling many had the opportunity to share. The first performance was sold out; the second crowd was smaller, but that didn ' t, seem to bother Mandrell. " For as small as the crowd was, she really went all out and gave a great performance, " Mace said. All too quickly, Mandrell was gone, leav- ing good memories behind. But there was more to come. A month later, the scene was somewhat different but no less enthusiastic. More than 1,000 clapping, screaming people crowded around the stage in Lamkin Gym to rock with Berlin. Berlin performed both new and old songs including " Take My Breath Away, " and " Sex " . In one of the highlights of the show, lead singer Terri Nunn, dressed in skin-tight black pants and a diamond necklace, climbed to the top of a large speaker to sing to the audience. " She had so much spunk, " Joed Trapp said. " It got you into the music more. " Like Mandrell, Berlin got many favorable reviews from fans who said they had a won- derful time. " I thought it was great because they played good dancing songs, " Trapp said. Some students had different opinions, however, expressing disappointment in some aspects of the performance. For example, The Front, which served as warm-up band, received mixed reviews. " I thought they were better because they rocked harder, " Steve Archer said. In addition, some complained the music was too loud and the crowd around the stage made it difficult to get up front. But others found a solution to that problem. " I was on somebody ' s shoulders, " Trapp said. " I saw everything. " Being temporarily higher up in the world helped her and others get a better look at those who seemed to always be up there. And some of them got a pleasant surprise. The stars were real people, not just faces in a magazine. D Dawn Williams h " I think most people didn ' t want to go to it (Mandrell concert) be- cause they thought it would be just country mus- ic, and it wasn ' t. She also sang pop and rock. " Wendy Will Mandrell Berlin 45 " I loved directing it. I took a script and brought it to life on the stage. " Deanna Talbert Around the world Theatre sets the stage Count Dracula got out of his coffin, Monsieur Argan left his bed and even Santa Claus left the North Pole to make special appear- ances at Northwest. They weren ' t here to find blood donors. They weren ' t here to promote package tours of France and they certainly weren ' t here to recruit elves. They were here to entertain, courtesy of the Theatre Department and Alpha Psi Omega. Four programs were presented to the stu- dents at the Mary Linn Performing Arts Center and Charles Johnson Theatre. The productions were Dracula, Imaginary Invalid, The Toys Take Over Christmas and a series of one act plays. The first of the four productions was the one act plays. Student directed, the produc- tion consisted of six plays. The directors selected their own plays, held auditions and cast each play. Students who auditioned did so for all the plays. The directors worked together in deciding which student would play each role. One director, Deanna Talbert, and her cast of three practiced one month for their play, Laundry and Bourbon. This was Talbert ' s first directing experience. " I loved directing it, " Talbert said. " 1 took a script and brought it to life on the stage. " One of the difficulties in the production was scheduling and practicing with five other plays. Talbert said the directors learned to cooperate, took turns on the stage and respected the other groups ' practice times. Other one act plays included Tennessee, Death Watch, Pop People, Touch the Blue- bird ' s Song and Home for Hero. One of the cast memberrs in Home for Hero felt that his director, Denny Bowman, made the play more enjoyable by discussing the symbolism found thoughout it. " Our director understood the play, " Dave DeCamp said. " He was able to explain the symbolism. He asked us what we thought the symbolism was so we would understand the characters better. " Following the one act plays was a horror story that sent chills down the spines of the audience — Dracula. Special effects played an important role in the production. A coffin that rose from the ground and mysterious fog that moved slow- ly across the stage added to the horror of one of the world ' s most famous counts, Dracula. " There were a lot of special effects used that were different for Northwest; some had never been used before, " Jerry Joe Genochio said. If special effects weren ' t enough, a mid- night performance was offered to students. " That performance was advertised just for the campus residents, " Genochio said. " We had a full house. With the performance at midnight, people had a chance to go out and have fun before the show. The hearse parked in front added to the spookiness and craziness. " Because of an injury to another actor, Genochio received the role of Butterworth only five days before the production opened. From Transylvania, the Theatre Depart- ment traveled on to France and added great- er variety to their programs in the produc- tion of the Imaginary Invalid. Dr. Charles Schultz directed the play writ- ten by French playwright Moliere. The production was about Monsieur Argan who believed anything his doctors told him and did whatever they said. The comedy set in the 1 7th century satirized the hypocrisy of the medical profession. For the first time in 1 4 years, a classical play written by a world-famous writer was presented at Northwest, Schultz said. He also said the production was an enjoyable play with a strong underlying theme. -continued 46 Plays Quack Doctor Thomas McLaughlin searches aimlessly for patient Russell Williams ' pulse. -Photo by Chuck Holley In order to provide transportation service, apothecary Jerry Joe Genochio aides Dr. Jeff Haney into Monsieur Argan ' s living quarters. - Photo by Chuck Holley Introductions are in order when Abraham VanHelsing portrayed by Gerald Browning, meets a patient, played by Ted Thomas, at Dr. Seward ' s sanatorium. Charles Duer played Seward, whose asylum provided the eerie setting for Dracula. • Photo by Scott Trunkhill Horror runs high as Jeff Allen and Gerald Browning attempt to ward off the evil Dracula por- trayed by Chris Klinzman. -Photo by Scott ■ ¥ Plays 47 Magic brings Brenda Wiederholt to life in the Toys Take Over Christmas. Wooden soldiers Bud- dy Schwenk and Lisa Willett helped her take her first steps as a living doll. -Photo by Sarah Frerking Love and sex were common topics of conver- sation in Buddies, one of the one act plays per- formed this summer and fall. Stars Brenda Wiederholt and Chris Button discuss their relation- ship in the turbulent ' 60s. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton Upset over Sonny ' s plan, Colette disagrees to thwart the evil toymaker in The Toys Take Over Christmas. Lisa Smeltzer played Colette, the doubting clown doll, and Brenda Wiederholt por- trayed Sonny, the newly-created doll. -Photo by Sarah Frerking Pop People explored pop culture in the ' 60s. Stars Charles Duer and Sheila Hull were awarded Best Actor and Actress by the University Players for their performance in this production. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill 48 Plays Around the world " It was like a sugar-coated pill, " Schultz said. " It was fun to take and good for you. " The biggest problem with the production, said Assistant Director Jill Leonard, was that the play was written and took place over 300 years ago. This was especially difficult for the construction of the sets. " Everything on the stage was made by the set crews, " Leonard said. " Two dresses had to be made from scratch. " Because of the problems encountered in trying to bring the 1 7th century to the stage, the directors considered making adjustments to the time period to give the play a more contemporary feel. " We thought about doing the play during the ' 30s, which would have made the con- struction and props easier to get a hold of, " Leonard said. " But we stuck with the origi- nal version and time period. " It seemed as though after all the kinks were worked out and sets were constructed the play was over. The sets they worked so hard on came down to make room for the next play, The Toys Take Over Christmas. The show was presented on campus in early December and performed in several area towns throughout the holiday season. No admission was charged; however, a $1 donation was taken. All of the proceeds from the production were given to the Daily Fo- rum Christmas Fund for Needy Families in Nodaway County. An annual tradition for the Theatre Department and Alpha Psi Omega, the Christmas play was about a greedy old toy- maker who had the power to make his toys move with the help of his magic doll dust. A contest between the toymaker and Santa Claus took place and the conclusion was left up to the audience. They had to decide whether Santa or the greedy old man with the dust was the best toymaker in the world. Not only was it an enjoyable play for the au- dience, but for the cast. " It was a blast, " Felicia Taylor said. " It was a really creative production. We were allowed to go and be our own characters. " Taylor also gave credit to the rest of the cast for the excitement and fun that was a part of the play. " The cast was wonderful, " Taylor said. " We were able to click together right off. That made the show go. " The cast wasn ' t the only thing that made the show go. There were the people who constructed sets, made costumes, took care of props and worked with the lights. In all the productions, the backstage crew played an important role in getting the plays in front of an audience. Not only were set people responsible for preparing for the play, but they also were responsible for putting every- thing away and getting ready for the next play after the final curtain call. The final curtain call was a moment that every production worked up to. For some it was a relief, for others a sad time. Then their work was finished and there was nothing to do but get ready for the next production. Amidst all the hugging, crying and good- byes stood three men: a tall man in a black cape, a small old Frenchman who com- plained about his sore neck and a round jol- ly old man who simply said, " Ho, Ho, Ho. " D Kevin Sharpe " It was like a sugar-coated pill. It was fun to take and good for you. " Dr. Charles Schultz Plays 49 There were four Vivarin pills left in the bottle; I thought, ' why not take them all? ' All night long Procrastination can be eye opener J fter a hard day of school and work, I was ready for a night of relaxa- tion. I collapsed on the floor. My room- mate walked in to where I was sprawled and nudged my foot, bringing me back to reality. " Get up so you can get your story done, " she ordered. " What story? " I asked bewildered. " I don ' t have homework tonight. I ' m going straight to bed, after I lie here for awhile. " " Did you forget that yearbook article is due tomorrow? " my roommate patiently asked. 1 jumped up as if 1 had been shocked. " Oh, no. I completely forgot the feature about all- nighters is due by 8 a.m., " I exclaimed. " Well, at least you ' ll have first hand ex- perience, " laughed my roommate, as she sauntered to her room for a restful night ' s sleep. " Night, " she called back. 10:38 p.m. Reluctantly, I dragged myself to my room to change into some comfort- ble sweats. I avoided even a peek at my soft, inviting bed, realizing the temptation to just sack out was too great. 10:55 p.m. I decided drinking plenty of strong coffee would be the best way to stay awake. While a large pot was brewing, I placed my portable typewriter near a bright light, scooted a straight-backed chair to the desk and had lots of paper and white-out ready. With all the necessary props at hand, 1 still was missing the most important ele- ment: the constant flow of creative ideas. 1 1 :46 p.m. The coffee 1 so cleverly made to keep me awake was not doing its job, since I was feeling weary after five or six straight cups. " No wonder, " I said to myself. " My roommate bought decaffeinated coffee in- stead of regular. Maybe trips to the bathroom will keep me moving and alert. " 12:12 a.m. In hopes that a marvelous lead sentence would pop into my head, I decid- ed it wouldn ' t hurt to rest my sore eyes for a little while. 1:27 a.m. I awoke with a jolt, realizing with a moan that I had drifted. I also discovered a typewriter does not make a comfortable pil- low, unless you like typewriter keys indent- ed on your face. With half-hearted determination, I took a cold shower to revive. After I saw how 1 looked, blood-shot eyes, smeared make-up and unruly hair, I wished I could have just drown myself in the bathtub, and put an end to my agony. VOILA. Immediate inspiration hit me like a freight train. Why not write a story about staying up all night writing this yearbook ar- ticle. I felt rejuvenated and like a new woman. 3:10 a.m. Waves of drowsiness flooded my brain and I had to literally prop my eyes open. My brain kept saying, " 1 want to sleep. I want to sleep. I want to sleep. " Jerking my head up, since 1 almost nod- ded off, 1 needed something to help me stay conscious. I decided it was time for a desper- ate tactic, Vivarin. Popping pills was not my usual ritual for staying awake, but with my article nearly finished I had to polish it off with a spectacular closing. There were four Vivarin pills left in the bot- tle; I thought, " why not take them all? " Even though I was desperate, that was not a smart move. My eyes were bulging, my hands shak- ing, my heart pounding; I was a wreck. Instead of writing, I was willing and able to take on Jane Fonda ' s intensive aerobic work-out without quitting. Later, my mind and body collapsed from sheer exhaustion on the couch. Thank goodness the Vivarin wore off, or I might have killed myself with too much ex- ercise. I still had work to do. Hunger, though, consumed my thoughts and a food break was necessary. 6:08 a.m. After burning some bacon and making gooey eggs, I thought I ' d better fin- ish this story. Feeling like I had sawdust be- tween my ears, I decided the best way to end this story was to take the easy way out. With a stretch and a couple of huge yawns, I set- tled my head on folded arms on the desk. " G ' night, " I mumbled, to no one in particular. D Lisa Helzer f 50 All-nighter he big decision Dorm or apartment lifestyles he sophomore year, one down and three (maybe four) to go. With two semesters and about 30 hours of credits under their belts, sophomores faced a housing deci- sion. No longer re- quired to live in the ms, they were free to choose from the rid of off-campus life — apartments, ises and trailers were potential dwellings. After 1 lived in a trailer, I had more priva- Lisa Kardell said. " Before, everyone was ays in our room and it was hard to sleep study. " Another benefit off-campus students en- d was an unrestricted decorating halls tended to eat meals provided by ARA, while others leaned toward cooking at home. However, both groups had Ala Dine available. " By having Ala Dine, I didn ' t feel I was eat- ing the right foods, " Maxwell said. " Although Tower View was available, it was easier just to grab a piece of pizza and eat in the den with my friends. " Junk food was a typical delicacy for stu- dents regardless of where they lived, yet it was more common to those off-campus. " After I moved out of the dorm, I ate what I wanted to, " Wolf said. " It was usually some- thing quick and easy. " For those who knew how to cook, the price of doing the dishes was a small one. " I ' d much rather have done dishes and eat- en my own food than ARA ' s, " Linda Carnes said. " It was easy to tell we were college students, be- cause we didn ' t have a kitchen table or chairs. " Kathy Baker Sometimes caffeine isn ' t enough, Holly Jenkins gives into exhaustion while trying to study for finals. -Photo by Ron Alpough Coffee is always a No. 1 source of caffeine for students. Rick Havel reaches for some instant relief after cramming for a midterm. -Photo by Ron Alpough All-nighter 51 here were our Vivarin ills left in the J ' All night Ion Procrastination can be eye opene After a hard day of school and work, I was ready for a night of relaxa- tion. 1 collapsed on the floor. My room- mate walked in to where I was sprawled and nudged my foot, bringing me back to reality. " Get up so you can get your story done, " she ordered. " What story? " 1 asked bewildered. " 1 don ' t have homework tonight. I ' m going straight to bed, after I lie here for awhile. " " Did you forget that yearbook article is due tomorrow? " my roommate patiently asked. 1 jumped up as if I had been shocked. " Oh, no. I completely forgot the feature about ail- Along with the freedom of living off-campus come some added responsibilities. Dale Monte and Gary Thompson itemize their phone bills for the month. -Photo by Debby Kerr Living in resident halls means having some- one to study with. Kathy Sorensen, Jennifer Wil- liams and Kathy Stoll go over their notes for class. -Photo by Sarah Frerking 1:27 a.m. I awoke with a jolt, realizing w a moan that I had drifted. 1 also discovei) a typewriter does not make a comfortable ] low, unless you like typewriter keys inde ed on your face. With half-hearted determination, 1 tool cold shower to revive. After 1 saw ho i looked, blood-shot eyes, smeared make! and unruly hair, I wished 1 could have j drown myself in the bathtub, and put an d to my agony. VOILA. Immediate inspiration hit me 1 a freight train. Why not write a story ab J staying up all night writing this yearbook I tide. I felt rejuvenated and like a new worn j 3:10 a.m. Waves of drowsiness flooded brain and I had to literally prop my eyes opl My brain kept saying, " I want to sleep. I w| to sleep. I want to sleep. " Jerking my head up, since I almost n j ded off, I needed something to help me i ■ W bo 52 Dorms vs. Apartments ■ • n The big decision Dorm or apartment lifestyles he sophomore year, one down and three (maybe four) to go. With two semesters and about 30 hours of credits under their belts, sophomores faced a housing deci- sion. No longer re- quired to live in the dorms, they were free to choose from the world of off-campus life — apartments, houses and trailers were potential dwellings. " After 1 lived in a trailer, I had more priva- cy, " Lisa Kardell said. " Before, everyone was always in our room and it was hard to sleep or study. " Another benefit off-campus students en- joyed was an unrestricted decorating privilege, which was non-existent in the resi- dence halls. " In the dorms I was really limited to how I could decorate the place, " Randy Wolf said. " Then I moved into the fraternity house and could decorate as I pleased. " The life of a commuter had its drawbacks though, they became familiar with new responsibilities not faced in the residence halls. " It was really fun being on my own, " Vanes- sa Maxwell said, " but I didn ' t like worrying about bills, dishes, cooking and grocery shopping. " The financial responsibilities seemed to be the biggest difference between on and off- campus living. " I had to make sure all the bills got paid, " Kardell said. " The phone, trash and electric bills were all my responsibility. When I was in the dorms, I ' d just send any bills I got to my mom. " To help keep costs down, roommates often shared expenses such as grocery shopping. " We split all the bills, " Kathy Baker said. " We also did a lot of coupon shopping and bought generic brands when we could. " Depending on where they lived, students diets varied greatly. Those in the residence halls tended to eat meals provided by ARA, while others leaned toward cooking at home. However, both groups had Ala Dine available. " By having Ala Dine, I didn ' t feel 1 was eat- ing the right foods, " Maxwell said. " Although Tower View was available, it was easier just to grab a piece of pizza and eat in the den with my friends. " Junk food was a typical delicacy for stu- dents regardless of where they lived, yet it was more common to those off-campus. " After I moved out of the dorm, I ate what I wanted to, " Wolf said. " It was usually some- thing quick and easy. " For those who knew how to cook, the price of doing the dishes was a small one. " I ' d much rather have done dishes and eat- en my own food than ARA ' s, " Linda Carnes said. Those who chose an off-campus dwelling often had to provide furniture for their tem- porary homes. " It was easy to tell we were college stu- dents, " Baker said, " because we didn ' t have a kitchen table or chairs. Our furniture wasn ' t exactly garage sale stuff, but then again, most people wouldn ' t have wanted it in their homes either. " Many students elected not to hassle with off-campus housing, but rather chose to con- tinue living in the dorms. " I liked the fact that all my friends were close by, " Mickie Letzig said. " There was al- ways someone to talk to or something to do. " Being closer to campus facilities was another reason some enjoyed living in the dorms. " I liked living on-campus because my dorm was centrally located to the library, Ad- ministration Building, Student Union and Colden Hall, " Maxwell said. " In bad weather, it was nice not having to walk a long way to get to classes. " Whether it was a dorm room, trailer, apart- ment or house, where the student lived in- fluenced his college years. On-campus ver- sus off-campus — with the added freedoms came the added responsibilities. □ Pat Schleeter " It was easy to tell we were college students, be- cause we didn ' t have a kitchen table or chairs. " Kathy Baker Dorms vs. Apartments 53 54 Stereotypes Shattering the image Groups break stereotypes ariety is the spice of life, and Northwest thrived on it. With Northwest being lo- cated amidst a four- state region, many personalities were captured within its student body. Some distinct stereotypes were those of the " Aggies, " " foreigners, " " Greeks, " " GDI ' s, " " intellects " and the " jocks. " Students tended to stereotype each other according to what group they belonged to, but the importance of their existence always showed through. The stereotypical agriculture students, bet- ter known as " Aggies, " were country hicks whose presence could be smelled before be- ing seen. Their wardrobes consisted of a bright green " Aggie " jacket, a cowboy hat or feed cap, faded Levis and cowboy boots. Their Levis were held up with a genuine cowhide belt fastened by a large belt buck- le. On the rear pocket was a faded ring ex- posing the infamous Skoal can. " Aggies " knew how they were stereotyped and even though some fit the description, others defended their difference. " Agriculture is a business, not just a hob- by any more, " Gary Miller said. " We have to present ourselves well to others now, unlike how it used to be in the past. " " Aggies " weren ' t the only students heavi- ly stereotyped; foreign students fell victim to trite comments, too. The library tended to be the hangout for foreigners while they all lived at Horizon ' s West Apartments and worked at what used to be 7-Eleven. Although their place of em- ployment wasn ' t too impressive, students be- lieved their income was. Foreign students contributed to the edu- cation at Northwest by exposing students to Individualism is a unique aspect of Northwest, but sometimes it is overlooked by stereotyping different groups. Glen Wagner-Aggie, Brent Camery-intellect and Kim Ray-Greek, display their pride and committment to their group. -Photo il- lustration by Scott Trunkhill many cultures without having to actually at- tend a class. " I thought we brought a view of what life was like in the rest of the world, " Renzo Casil- lo said. " Americans didn ' t have to go to the rest of the world; we brought it to them. " Another group who students enjoyed stereotyping was the " Greeks. " Greeks ' top priorities were party, party, party and if there was any time left, they con- centrated on grades. Greeks lived and slept in the Bearcat Den for fear of losing their designated tables. The typical Greek clothing was either preppy or Greek letters from head to toe and color of clothing depended on what Greek organiza- tion the student belonged to. Joining a sorority gave women a sudden desire to clap hands, sing and love every- body, but being as active as the Greeks were, many positive aspects came about. " Greeks set a lot of the events that went on at Northwest, " Andy Shockley said. " They also showed good leadership qualities and organization skills. " The Greeks ' opposites were the indepen- dents, better known as GDI ' s. Like everyone else, GDI ' s didn ' t escape stereotyping. The GDI ' s were those who went to a frat party and asked what fraternity they were at since they couldn ' t read the Greek letters, and then asked where the beer was. GDI ' s wore shirts and letter jackets from their high school and if they got past that stage, they wore shirts advertising what dorm they hibernated in. While Greeks ' grade point point average ' s suffered from socializing, independents ' suffered from roadtripping home every weekend. Although students believed independents were outsiders and didn ' t belong to any or- ganizations, independents disagreed. " I had more time to devote to campus related activities such as Resident Assistant, Student Ambassadors and Sigma Society, " Lisa Lutes said. After the GDI ' s came the " intellects. " The stereotypical intellects were the stu- dents with a real grade point average who --continued i ' ' Americans didn ' t have to go to the rest of the world; we brought it to them. " Renzo Casillo Stereotypes 55 56 Stereotypes Thundering back Rainmakers shine for small crowd n the mid ; 70s, when Bob Walkenhorst returned to North- west seeking an art degree, it was because the pressure of professional music which had left him disillusioned. Although the Walkenhorst Brothers were at the peak of their career, he was discontented with the com- mercialism of their career. But in 1987, Bob Walkenhorst along with fellow alumnus Rich Ruth came storming back as two members of The Rainmakers. Last year they were Steve, Bob and Rich, a small group in Kansas City which was gain- ing notoriety. They added a new member and changed their name to The Rainmakers. The Rainmakers, who shocked some peo pie with their lyrics and at the same time made them think, achieved national recog nition through exposure on MTV and in Roll ing Stone, Time and Newsweek. Campus Activities Programmers spon sored the concert many students had hoped to see in early December until The Rainmak- ers postponed because of a European tour. The Rainmakers performed in the CJnion Ballroom, easily within the grasp of fans. (Jn fortunately, many students were unaware that the Kansas City rockers were perform ing on campus until just before the concert. When the concert started, the Ballroom wasn ' t quite half full. The only negative aspect of the concert seemed to be the lack of publicity about the famous Midwestern group, whose album was dubbed the " year ' s most exciting debut " by rock critic Bill Barol. But the small crowd didn ' t prevent those who were there from having a good time. " 1 thought it was really spectacular, " Amy Rice said. " But it should have been held in Lamkin Gym because more people would Easily within the grasp of the audience, alum- nus Bob Walkenhorst gets involved with the crowd. Since the concert was held in the Ballroom, there was a unique interaction between The Rain- makers and their audience. -Photo by Nancy Meyer have shown up. " The Rainmakers didn ' t allow the low atten- dance to dampen their spirits and performed as though it were a full house. " The Rainmakers were really interested in the audience, " Jeff Adams said. " They shook hands and got involved. " Some students were surprised at the qual- ity of the performance. " The concert was a lot better than 1 had expected it would be, " Sassandra Terhune said. " It was great. " Bob Walkenhorst, lead singer and song- writer for The Rainmakers, even joked about performing in the Ballroom. " Last year we were in the Spanish Den, " Walkenhorst said. " And now we ' re in the Ballroom — I guess we ' re moving up. Maybe next year we ' ll be in Lamkin Gym. " Of course, Walkenhorst was familiar with the campus, since he graduated from North- west in 1979, with a degree in art. Rich Ruth, the bass guitarist for the group, also attend- ed college here. However, Walkenhorst was a little uneasy about performing at his alma mater. " I was nervous, " he said. " There ' s some- thing about anytime you go where you ' ve been before, like retracing your steps, places you ' ve played, people you knew and seeing things that were a part of your life a few years back; they were weird deja vu ' s. You felt like there was something to live up to. " Although it was a little weird for the group to be back on campus, they were not con- cerned about the type of music they played. " Rock ' n ' roll would always be most at home on college campuses and places where there were young people, " Walken- horst said. " The only rule was that we were going to play what we wanted to play. Part of this band is forgetting the influences — throwing them away. " Not only did their music shock the au- dience, but the fact two of the group ' s mem- bers were alumni surprised many students. Their music along with their past, accom- plished just what The Rainmakers wanted it to — it made us stop and think. □ Lori Nelson h " I thought it was really spectacular. But it should have been held in Lam- kin Gym be- cause more people would have shown up. " Amy Rice The Rainmakers 59 Can you spare me an education? Financial aid cut to the core o financial aid available " be- gan to sound like a broken record. It was not often the de- cisions made on Capitol Hill mattered much in the daily lives of Northwest students, but when Congress considered tightening federal financial aid requirements and doing away with some funds completely, it hit stu- dents where it hurt most, in their wallets. Students scrambled to offset the impend- ing cuts by pursuing every available financial aid source, while administrators searched for ways to retain the middle-class students who would have been hurt most by the cutbacks. The cuts were made in an attempt to meet the requirements of the Gramm-Rudman balanced budget law, and the Reagan ad- ministration had to perform some fiscal acro- batics in the 1988 budget. Financial aid was caught in the pinch. Some students felt as though they ' d had their pockets picked, but the stakes were much higher than petty theft. In fact, the administration proposed slash- ing student aid by 46 percent, a move that would have forced three million students off aid programs nationwide. Nearly half the stu- dents enrolled at Northwest received some form of federal financial aid, and over 1,000 were likely to be affected by the cuts. That possibility had both students and administra- tors worried. " The aid programs were expensive to ad- minister, and by doing away with them, they felt they were going to help balance the The detailed procedure of filling out financial aid forms benefited fewer people as a result of financial aid cuts. Reagan ' s proposal also made it difficult for students to receive grants and loans. -Photo illustration by Nancy Meyer budget, " said Jim Wyant, associate director of financial aid. " They didn ' t realize they were destroying the educational possibilities of many students in this country. " Even before the budget proposals were an- nounced in January, some students had felt the sting of financial aid rejection. Starting in October, new federally-funded Guaranteed Student Loans were available only to those students who demonstrated financial need. In the past, they had been used by students to fill the difference between the cost of edu- cation and the grants and scholarships they received. Several students were unable to return to the University for the spring semester be- cause of the unexpected cuts in GSLs, and Wyant said the toll might have been even more critical for fall 1987, when he predict- ed over 75 percent of the GSL recipients at Northwest would either see their loans cut or denied completely. Wyant applied the new GSL regulations to the 1985-86 data for Northwest and found that of the 1,460 applicants for loans, 216 would have been ineligible by the need- based standards, while 1,108 would have seen at least some alteration in the amounts of their GSLs. " I was positive many students would have to drop out of school or make different pri- ority choices with the implementation of the new GSL program alone, since it was based on need, " Wyant said. Administrators worried about the availabil- ity of GSLs, but were unsure whether it would mean an end to higher education for the Northwest students affected or simply a redirecting of financial priorities, cutting lux- uries for the sake of college. " I didn ' t know how many people really needed GSLs, " Wyant said. " Some took them because they were available. When the screws were tightened, I wasn ' t sure what would happen. 1 just told students they ' d bet- -•continued " I just told students they ' d better save every dime they could get their fingers on if they really wanted to go to school. " Jim Wyant Financial Aid 61 The Work Study program offers Cory O ' Brien an opportunity to help fund her educa- tion. Reshelving books was one of the responsi- bilities of approximately 50 library Work Study employees. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Paychecks are something worth standing in line for — at least student workers think so on pay- day. However, President Ronald Reagan ' s budg- et proposal jeopardized the Work Study program. -Photo by Nancy Meyer In preparing a financial aid package for prospective student Dawn Gowers, Counselor Dorie Schreck explains new aid eligibility require- ments. -Photo by Nancy Meyer i Can you spare me an education? ter save every dime they could get their fingers on if they really wanted to go to school. " Wyant and Dale Montague, director of en- rollment management, both worried the Rea- gan administration ' s proposals were misled in their concern for students undertaking sizable loans for higher education. " Perhaps they perceived a need to cut in- debtedness, but they threw the burden of in- debtedness onto groups that traditionally hadn ' t been able to handle it, " Montague said. He contended the federal loans were being cut from the middle-class students who had much lower default records than the lower- class students who were almost solely eligible for GSLs after the cutbacks. Northwest gradu- ates had one of the most impressive payback records on student loans of any institution in the country. While some worried about the possibilities of getting GSLs for the next semester, others contended with cuts in federal grants like Pell and Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants. Some students found they were unable to get Pell Grants and were disgruntled because friends who had entered college earlier with similar financial need received them. " My dad didn ' t make that much money, " Penni Dougherty said. " We just barely got by. Our house was paid for, though, so maybe they thought we didn ' t have a lot of payments going out. Still, I felt like we had to be right on the cutting point " That cutting point seemed to be getting even lower, with Reagan proposing cuts in Pell and SEOG again for fall. Wyant anticipated the government setting even harsher restrictions for all forms of aid. " I saw a trend of probably tightening up the qualification criteria, " Wyant said. " It didn ' t look quite as bad politically to tighten regulations so that people weren ' t qualifying as to say, ' We are going to cancel out this money, and even though you qualify, there is nothing to give you ' . " The Reagan administration could not get out of one of its proposed cuts so easily, however. In its call for the abolishment of the College Work Study Program, the proposal would have put 461 Northwest students out of work and forced the University to replace many of the workers at its own expense. Although he did not think Congress would pass the measure for the 1986-87 academic year, Montague felt that at least the Work Study portion would pass eventually. " That would have hurt schools more than students, " Montague said, pointing out that the University paid only 20 cents of every dollar students earned on Work Study. Students, too, questioned the sensibility of the Reagan ad- ministration ' s proposal. " I couldn ' t figure out why Reagan would want to cut Work Study and not something else, " said Chuck Pendleton, a lifeguard at Foster Aquatic Center paid through Work Study. " At least kids were working for their money that way. " Even if Work Study were available for fall 1987, the University planned to increase the number of regular pay jobs; even though over half the student jobs on campus were already paid through the institution. The administra- tion saw this as one way to compensate for the loss of federally-funded loans, grants and Work Study, and by increasing the employ- ment possibilities, they hoped to retain stu- dents already enrolled. The University conducted a survey in March to determine what workers could be employed in each academic department. The University also beefed up its institution- al scholarship plans to provide more money for students hurt by federal cuts. The Board of Regents increased the amount budgeted for academic, merit and performance scholarships by approximately 12 percent. One scholarship, the Land Heritage Grant, was designed for students whose families had suffered because of the crisis in the agricul- tural economy. " Although some of those families showed assets worth nearly half a million dollars, they might have been making no profit, " Montague said. " We disregarded those assets and looked at the bottom line. Federal programs did not. " One way or another, it looked as though stu- dents were going to have to work harder to fund their educations, as the broken record of " no aid available " became one of those songs students just couldn ' t get out of their heads, no matter how hard they tried. D Sfc MikeDunlap " I couldn ' t figure out why Reagan would want to cut Work Study and not some- thing else. At least kids were working for their money that way. " Chuck Pendleton 64 Slumlords m Renters beware Students learn the hard way fter the fresh- man year, many students awaited the chance to move into their first apartment. Freedom and the challenge of new responsibil- ities all enticed students to leave the campus domain. However, once students left the sheltered lifestyle of dorms, they sometimes encoun- tered a new found enemy. Slumlords. Unfortunately for student renters, some Maryville apartment owners fell into the slumlord category. These landlords were ir- responsible about repairs, refused to exter- minate and charged outrageous prices. As a general consensus most students didn ' t enjoy apartment hunting. It was hard work and at times it wasn ' t very pleasant. Some apartments were dirty while others had decrepit furniture. " I dreaded going out to look at apart- ments, " Julie Brown said. " The decent apart- ments were taken through word-of-mouth, and the rest were like slums. " Apartment hunting was just a taste of some of the problems that lay ahead. A few students had severe problems with their apartments. Broken windows, flooding, poor insulation and an invasion of roaches thrived in a couple of housing facilities. " I kept calling about everything, " Brown said. " But he would always explain his way out of it or would be so nice that I ' d forget my anger. " However, some students fought back. Repeated complaints or not paying rent sometimes got things accomplished or at least made students feel better. " I ' m sure the apartment was a safety haz- zard, " Chris Klinzman said. " But 1 fought back by withholding rent payments. " Some foreign students, however, did not know how to fight back. Landlords capital- ized on their lack of understanding lease con- tracts and refused to make apartments liva- ble for them. " The landlord was never there when some- thing came up, " Salleudin Hasnan said. " He didn ' t bother about the house, unless rent was due. " Students sometimes found it was easier to repair things themselves or just suffer. Poor insulation led to high heating bills and un- comfortable heat in the summer. " The heater did not work well and my housemates and 1 lived in the cold, " Hasnan said. " We had to wear jackets and sweaters to bed. " Several landlords seemed not to care about their renters, using deposits, leasing agreement and other things to their advantage. " Students gave a lot to Maryville, and many people appreciated them, but many used students for their own financial gain, " Klinzman said. " They had us where they wanted us. " But that wasn ' t always the case. There were also landlords who cared about the apartments they owned. Lawns were mowed and general repairs performed as necessary. They were helpful. " Everytime he picked up the rent, he asked if everything was all right, " Pam Gruver said. " He came right over if anything was broke down. " In hopes of preventing any problems stu- dent renters had with landlords a hearing was set up to propose a rental policy. Father Tom Hawkins, of Newman House, was the chair- man for the committee on the rental code. " I think it was up to the students to take an interest in protecting their own interests. " Hawkins said. " They needed to work together with their landlords. " Even though all student renters didn ' t en- counter slumlords, the problem still existed. The proposed code was a beginning to bridg- ing gaps between renters and owners. But for now, leasing an apartment was an extra responsibility. □ Lisa Helzer " The heater did not work well and my housemates and I lived in the cold. We had to wear jackets and sweaters to bed. " Salleudin Hasnan Slumlords 65 It is all in the way the quarter bounces, as Kari VanGorp and Chris Heinke watch Lee Swanson roll the coin off of his nose. Playing quarters was a popular drinking game among students. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Scruples is one of today ' s more popular party games. Janice Else concentrates on her card con- taining several ethical questions she will try to force on one of her opponents. -Photo by Nancy Meyer k Games people play Who said partiers have no Scruples? ow did students liven up a party that just didn ' t seem to take off? Well, they dug deep in their pockets for that lucky quarter, snapped the rubber band on a deck of cards or pulled out the Scruples game from underneath the bed. Many students thought games became more exciting and fun to play when a little alcohol was consumed to break down their opponents ' resistance. But it wasn ' t always a prerequisite to having a good time. The most popular drinking game was quarters. It was easy because all you need- ed was a glass, a quarter, luck and a little skill to win. However, those who lacked those qualities felt they were at a disadvantage. " I ' m lucky if I hit the cup twice out of 100 times, " Amy Kish said. " But I ' ve seen peo- ple never miss. " Some liked the challenge of quarters. " It was really fun to watch people ' s skill de- teriorate when they drank more as the game progressed, " Steve Miller said. Some students enjoyed watching others play the game. " I was really impressed with people who did things like rolling a quarter off their nose and still got it into the glass, " Kevin King said. Students also enjoyed card games like suck-and-blow, and up and down the river. In suck-and-blow students passed a card from person to person by inhaling the card to keep it against their mouth, and exhaling when passing the it to the other player ' s mouth. Whoever dropped the card had to take a drink, which made it more difficult. Red and black was a game in which two cards were layed out, while players guessed Mexican dice is one of many drinking games in which students try their luck. Jamie Reiff checks the dice before giving a number to her op- ponents. -Photo by Nancy Meyer whether they were red or black. Those who guessed incorrectly had to take a drink. Up and down the river also combined drinking and cards. Five cards were dealt face up to each player. If a card drawn from the deck matched one of those cards the player had to drink. " You can ' t become a whiz at it like you can with quarters, " Kish said. Students enjoyed Edgar and one brown bear because they became more fun as they progressed. Edgar required three empty glasses and three containing alcohol. Two people each took a quarter and tried to bounce it into the full glasses so the other person had to drink. In one brown bear, players had to say a phrase like " Six simple Simons sitting on a stone. " Those that couldn ' t had to drink. " It was more difficult to play after you drank the alcohol, " Miller said. Students also played board games like Scruples and Trivial Pursuit. Many thought Scruples was exciting be- cause it forced players to answer ethical questions like " If you saw a friend ' s diary would you read it? " " I liked to play games like Trivial Pursuit because they were entertaining and at the same time you could learn something that was interesting, " Ed White said. Students enjoyed poker because they could risk pocket money in hopes of gain- ing a large return, or at least breaking even. " I liked to play poker because it killed time and was a reason to get together with friends and talk, " Robin Throckmorton said. " Some- times I liked to substitute pennies or alcohol instead of using a lot of money. " Many students preferred more physical party games like Twister or beer baseball. " I like more physical games because you can release built up energy from the day, " Ronda Wolfe said. Every student had a favorite game but most seemed to agree it depended on the party and the people you were with.D Terry Aley " I am lucky if I hit the cup twice out of 100 times. But I ' ve seen peo- ple never miss. Amy Kish Party Games 67 • » Students learn from parents Is he ' teacher ' or is he ' Dad ' ? ■pMMHnhe student looked up ■from her syllabus on the first day of class. ■The man teaching the class looked familiar. It wasn ' t just another teacher. It was Dad! For several students ■iflBtaB this scenario was real. Their parents were teachers or staff members. " Faculty brats " often found that other stu- dents held distorted views of what it was like to have a parent as a teacher. Some students felt faculty kids would have an edge on other students. " Everybody thought he was going to give me an ' A ' , " said Karin Herauf, who took Hu- man Sexuality class from her father, Dr. James Herauf. Doug Kelly, son of Dr. Alfred Kelly, said some students offered him money for an- swers to test questions. However, others thought it would be difficult to have a parent as a teacher. " I thought it would be harder for them as students than it would have been for anybody else, " Holly Larson said. " They would have expected more from you than they did from anyone else. You also got it at home as well as at school. " In addition, other faculty members expect- ed the students to act like their parents. " It kind of made me a little nervous that I had to live up to their expectations as Dr. Herauf ' s daughter, " Herauf said. The reality of being a faculty brat was a little different than the myths, however. Most students had no advantages academ- ically. Kelly, for instance, had no access to his father ' s test questions. " I did know how he prepared his test or where he pulled the questions from, " he said. But his father gave the whole class that information. Enjoying a game of " Trivial Pursuit, " Dr. Jim Smeltzer relaxes at home with daughters Sherry and Lisa. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Paul Jones said he treated his daughter, Cathi, and his sons who had his classes just like any other student. " They had to do their stuff just like any- one else. I had to make sure they never found out anything, " he said, referring to test ques- tions and future assignments. " I just tried to pretend they weren ' t there. " An advantage students mentioned was having their parents available to answer ques- tions and to help out if problems developed. " When there were things you didn ' t under- stand, he knew the university better than any student did, " said Amy Gose, daughter of Warren Gose. " If I had a question I went to him and he helped me straighten it out. " This was especially true for students whose parents were their advisers. Students and teachers said knowing the student and the university helped parents advise their children. As Kelly said of his father, " He already knew my goals and he helped put me on the right path because he had already been through the classes. " Despite these advantages, several found that being a faculty kid could create problems as well as solving them. One problem was that several students had to hear their parent criticized. Jones heard one student say he ' d like to take a shotgun to her father, while Pete Gose felt he was treated unfairly by a teacher who disliked the administration. Several students said they learned about their parents as well as from them. " I saw him in a different light, " Jones said. " It showed me a part of him I ' d never seen before. " For some faculty brats, school life occa- sionally spilled over into home life. Gose said his father sometimes tried his quizzes out on him before taking them to the class. On the other hand, Herauf said school came up at home if her mother asked about it. Otherwise, she said they talked of school only in a general way. Yes, even though he was ' teacher ' at school, at home he was still just ' Dad ' .D Dawn Williams " He already knew my goals and he helped put me on the right path be- cause he had already been through the classes. ' ' Doug Kelly Faculty Brats PQ " I wouldn ' t have to set my alarm clock if I didn ' t want to go to church. I could have just slept in. " Teresea Morris 70 Religion Religious independence Hf Students choose for themselves Too many decisions: what to wear, what to eat, whether to go to class, where to go and when to come home. One of the biggest de- cisions students dealt with was religion. They had the freedom to continue their reli- gious practices, to stop them or to choose different ones. Students out on their own for the first time approached this problem sooner or later; usually whenever Sunday rolled around. Stu- dents not only faced the decision of whether they should go to church, as many did when they lived with their parents, but whether they should try a different religion altogether. Students ' religious practices varied. Some came from a strong religious background, while for others it only played a small role in their lives. Those from strong backgrounds usually had parents who pressured them to attend church. On the other hand, other parents only in- troduced their children to religion, letting them decide which denomination, if any, would help them mature spiritually. " Before college, I usually went to church once a month, " Scott Reed said. " My parents didn ' t force me to go. If there wasn ' t anything to do or if I felt like going, 1 would go to church. " Students raised by parents who did not emphasize religion said they still believed in God. They felt they had a relationship with him, but one less formal than those who at- tended church regularly. " My parents introduced me to religion, but never forced it on me, " Kalynn Vernick said. " I was glad that 1 was brought up that way. " Some students felt it was hard to be reli- gious on campus. Jerry Benavente said it was hard for him to continue his religious practices because there was no one to make him go to church. " At home, I had no problem getting to church on time because my parents made sure I got there, " he said. " But in college, no one was on my case. Sure I could set my alarm clock, but it was just as easy to turn it off as it was to turn on. " Don Ehlers, co-director of the Wesley Center, said some of the reasons students stopped going to church were because they lacked parental structure, wanted to try new things or felt their religion didn ' t meet their needs. Students who continued to attend church felt they made the right choice and were hap- py with it. " I wouldn ' t have to set my alarm clock if 1 didn ' t want to go to church, " Teresea Mor- ris said. " I could have just slept in. " Other students thought religion played a minor role. Greg Smith said it was probably because of restrictions religion placed on cer- tain things. " A lot of religions were very negative, " Carolyn Winston said. " I didn ' t like the rules they put on people like eating certain foods. I didn ' t believe in the institution of the religion or church. I did believe in fellowship and Christian atmosphere. " Before starting college, Winston visited other churches besides her own church. An example was Zen, a section of the Buddhist religion. For a while, she was backsliding. " Backsliding was taking for granted, ignor- ing or turning away from God, " she said. Winston decided to try a different religion. In fact, she tried almost all of them. She liked to " church hop. " Winston went to different churches from time to time and learned more about herself and God. " 1 attended a Bible study group, that put me more into a relationship with the Bible and God, " she said. So there are many ways to have a relation- ship with God. As adults, students had the freedom to choose whatever they thought was right. It was up to them. It might have been one of the most important decisions of their lives. D Kevin Sharpe Prayer helps Barb Doser deal with the pres- sures of college life. She was one student who chose to continue her religion in college. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Each month Wesley Center throws a birthday party for the residents of the Maryville Health Care Center. Patricia Ross talks to resident Rose Demanowski. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Celebrating their relationship with God, stu- dents make the sign of the cross at Mass in the Student Union. Father Thomas Hawkins conduct- ed the service. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton Religion 71 . . . the wind blows your umbrella in- side out in spring and pushes you to class in winter. You know you ' re from Northwest when . . . half of the campus works for ARA. . . . you have to park clear on the other side of campus because your usual parking place was made into faculty and staff parking. ... all weekends are open visitation in the dorms. . . . you get ticketed for standing on the sidewalk. . . . you smell the cows every morning when opening your window for fresh air. ... a squirrel trips you while you ' re walking to class. . . . you go into the health center for a cold, and come out with information on birth con- trol pills. . . . you have to drive to St. Joseph for ex- citement on the weekend. . . . you learn your Social Security number before you learn your room number. . . . the air conditioning gets fixed, but it ' s November 15. . . . you have to wear snowshoes to get to class in the winter. . . . every third car you meet on the road is a police car. . . . you have to wait in line to wait in line. . . . rain is in the forecast for Homecoming. . . . you and your RA are the only two peo- ple left on your floor for the weekend. . . . you resort to homework for entertainment. . . . you follow a tractor and wagon all the way around campus. . . . you move into a new facility and it floods. . . . the bridge is the biggest issue on campus. ... a 2 a.m. false fire alarm is a weekly event. . . . everyone smiles and says " hi " . . . . the teacher knows you by name and not by number. . . . the parking lot is deserted by Friday afternoon. . . . Financial Aid says they have no record of your scholarship and you owe $300. . . . you get sour milk for lunch. . . . the roaches spend more time in your room than you do. . . . you see a horse walking across campus. . . . you go to the Missouri Twin Cinema with your date and you have to leave because there are less than five people there for the featured movie. . . . most of the bars are within walking dis- tance of campus. . . . you get ticketed for swearing in public. . . . classes are cancelled more than usual the week before finals because of bomb threats. . . . you can ' t get away with dating more than one person because somebody will find out. . . . the wind blows your umbrella inside out in spring and pushes you to class in winter. . . . you can look at this and laugh because you ' re proud to be from Northwest. Umbrellas became a permanent part of stu- dents ' wardrobes during home football games. Bad weather accompanied the final football game against Southeast Missouri State University. • Photo by Scott Trunkhill 72 You know you ' re from Northwest ■ You know you ' re from Northwest 73 ■ ., ■ ■fltaflfljEfi P 0f 74 m a g n 5porf s Unbelievable. We had a year of high expectations and surprises. In the spring we had not only one, but two Coaches-of-the-year — imagine that. Track Coach Donna Tiegs and Tennis Coach Mark Rosewell were ho- nored by their fellow coaches. Another coaching feat was accom- plished when Softball Coach Gayla Eckhoff recorded her 100th win as her ' Kittens recorded their best record ever, 34-18. Other teams didn ' t fair quite so well. Inconsistency and inexperience hurt the tennis and baseball teams. The football and volleyball teams fell short of the thrill of victory and early predictions. Although the football team had only one home win, we still had something to cheer about — a new scoreboard complete with messages. It was hard to imagine how we could come up short and lose so many football games in the final minutes — a frustrating fact of life. Athletic Director Richard Flanagan lays lines for a foot- ball game. -Photo by Nancy Meyer In order to prevent further in- juries, Terri Becker wraps an athlete ' s ankle. -Photo by Nan- cy Meyer 92 F oot ba » It was a disappointing season on the football field as the ' Cats won only two games. New players and inex- perience in key positions made it a season to grow on. [ 2 Individual Sports Whether it was for fitness or fun, stu- dents found a physical outlet with various individual sports. From rac- quetball to whiffleball, people just wanted to have fun. ' New beginning ' falls short ■ nconsistency plagues ' Cats Appropriately, Coach Jim Johnson dubbed the season ' s theme as the " new beginning " as the Bearcats replaced three coaches, returned only a hand- ful of players and sported new uni- forms. However, inconsistency, inju- ries and an unfamiliar roster held the ' Cats to a 14-23 record and a fourth place finish in the MIAA. " We could never put together four or five wins in a row, " Brian Hetland said. " We ' d have two good games and then one bad one. " Johnson narrowed the problem of inconsistency to mainly the pitching staff. " The main thing was our pitching staff lacked consistency, " Johnson said. " Early in the season we gave up a lot of walks. Every time you walked the lead off man, he had a 70 per- cent chance of scoring-you just can ' t do that in college ball. " Raw talent never seemed to be in question, but rather the ability to uti- lize and perform. " We had good talent to win, " Jon Baldwin said, " but mental mistakes were costly. Errors and walks at key times just added up. " Injuries and sore arms plagued nearly every team in the country and Northwest was no exception. " Injuries hurt us, " Chris Allen said. " We also had a lot of sore arms, which really became a factor in close play situations. " To complicate matters, Northwest endured the season with only four starting pitchers, which some felt took its toll on the staff. " One thing that I thought really hurt us was not having fresh arms on the hill, " Allen said. The roster was full of new names as only four players from last year returned. " Only a few of us were here last year, " Hetland said. " That was a big part of our inconsistency. Most of the guys were junior college transfers. " The daily routine of the Northwest ballplayer was ever-changing as Johnson altered his practice times, strength program, coaching staff and general practice itinerary. " Every year we kept doing things differently until we got it right, " Johnson said. " Nothing we did was chiseled in granite. We felt that sometimes changes were nec- essary. " Probably the most obvious changes were the decrease in 5 a.m. practices and an adjustment in the weight program. " We didn ' t have as many morning practices, " Mark Roggy said. " And this boosted everyone ' s attitude. Also, our weight program was a lot better, as there was more emphasis placed on strength and less on conditioning. " The strength program was a great asset according to Johnson. " Everyone Of our non-pitchers im- proved his upper body strength by a minimum of 1 5 percent, " Johnson said. At season ' s end, the top four teams in the MIAA went to the con- ference championship held in War- rensburg. The Mules hosted North- west, Southeast Missouri State -continued « " Baseball Overall record 14-23 Conference scores Lincoln 2-1 Lincoln 12-7 NEMO 5-4 NEMO 12-16 CMSCJ 5-9 CMSCJ 10-7 NEMO 5-6 NEMO 10-2 CMSCJ 5-6 CMSCJ 8-7 Lincoln 9-3 Lincoln 9-2 " We should have won the conference championship. That ' s as sim- ple as I can make it. It all came down to one day. " Jim Johnson all ' ft ■ Ti Baseball. FRONT ROW: Scott Weber, Bob Sutcliffe, Rob Simpson, John Helsel, Brice Watson, Greg Symens, Don Moldenhauer and Trainer Craig Rector. SECOND ROW: Todd May, Rod Cron, Chris Allen, Todd Bainbridge, Jon Baldwin, Pat Hiatt, Michael Traylor, Rick Martin and Mark Roggy. BACK ROW: Nick Zumsande, Rick Sandquist, Jayson Jones, Brian Hetland, Eric Dunlop, Steve Nelson, Trace Petersen, Kurt Hutson, Pete Stansbu- ry, Terry Barmann and Coach Jim Johnson. IV 76 Baseball J c £§- 0 A Lincoln throwing error allows bnce Watson to safely reach first base. Watson was second in total bases (59) for the ' Cats. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill. Reaching back for a little extra, south- paw Kurt Hutson delivers the pitch. The A1I-M1AA pitcher compiled a 4-2 record with a 5.25 ERA. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill V ■ ■«w«mp«rfte» " -• " • Speedster Scott Weber collects one or his 13 team-leading stolen bases in a 9-2 victory over Lincoln. Weber was caught stealing only three times during the season. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill third base as Coach Terry Barmann indicates further directions. Weber led the ' Cats ' offense with a .371 average and 31 RBIs. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Baseball 77 were costly. Errors and walks at key times just added up. " Injuries and sore arms plagued nearly every team in the country and Northwest was no exception. " Injuries hurt us, " Chris Allen said. " We also had a lot of sore arms, which really became a factor in close play situations. " To complicate matters, Northwest endured the season with only four starting pitchers, which some felt took its toll on the staff. " One thing that I thought really hurt us was not having fresh arms on the hill, " Allen said. The roster was full of new names as only four players from last year •eturnpH rensburg. The Mules hosted Nort west, Southeast Missouri Ste -continu Baseball. FRONT ROW: Scott Weber, E Sutcliffe, Rob Simnc .l " 1 78 Baseball I I ft nconsistency plagues ' Cats University (SEMSCJ) and the Univer- sity of Missouri in St. Louis (UMSL). Unfortunately, inconsistency reared its head and Northwest dropped both games in the last innings. " We should have won the confer- ence championship, " Johnson said. " That ' s as simple as I can make it. It all came down to one day. We dropped from the best team in the conference, in my opinion, down to the fourth best because of two, nine- inning displays of not playing good baseball. " Northwest had comfortable leads in the late innings in both games, but came up short to both SEMSU and UMSL. " We had UMSL down four runs going into the bottom of the ninth inning, " Johnson said. " We gave up five runs in the bottom of the ninth, so we went to the loser ' s bracket. The same thing happened against SEMSU. We had them down two runs and lost in the bottom of the ninth. " Neither players nor coaches could offer valid reasons for a team of Northwest ' s caliber to Finish as it did. " Our guys were sound fundamen- tally, " Johnson said. " Sometimes I really believed there was a break in the game where luck and intangibles came into play. " We felt that through our hitting efforts we were a much more solid ballclub than we ' d ever been before as hitters--not long ball (homerun) hitters, but consistent contact-type hitters; yet the ground balls were hit and they were caught, " Johnson said. " The line drives were hit, and they were caught. I have no answer. " Despite the record, the players felt they gave 100 percent. " The atmosphere was tense, " Al- len said. " We gave it all we had, but we just couldn ' t come through. " □ Pat Schleeter " The atmos- phere was tense. We gave it all we had, but we just couldn ' t come through. " Chris Allen . » Coach Jim Johnson gives Brice Wat- son final instructions before batting. Watson was among the team leaders with a .317 batting average and was a First Team All-MIAA selection. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill The situation is well in hand, as catch- er Greg " Ted " Symens awaits a would be Grandview run. The third baseman-turned-catcher earned MIAA honorable mention his first year behind the plate. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Baseball 79 r Second baseman Stephanie Storey fires to first in a game against North- east Missouri State University. The ' Kit- tens went on to win 1-0 in 11 innings. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Preparing to gun down a runner, third baseman Michelle Miller eyes her target. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Sizing up the situation, Coach Gayla Eckhoff displays a look of concern. Eckhoff reached a milestone as she col- lected her 100th coaching victory. - Photo by Scott Trunkhill With great concentration, Shari Mey- er awaits the pitch. Meyer played in all 52 of the ' Kitten ' s games. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill 80 Softball ' Kittens strand runners ost wins ever Softball Overall record 34-18 Conference scores CMSCI 1-0 MO-Rolla 8-0 UMSL 0-7 UMSL 6-4 SEMO 0-2 NEMO 0-1 MO-Rolla 5-0 Lincoln (forfeit) 7-0 UMSL 8-4 SEMO 5-1 CMSCJ 3-4 NEMO 1-0 NEMO 1-0 NEMO 3-5 Lincoln 11-0 CMSCJ 0-1 SEMO 0-2 " I was disap - pointed thai we finished as low as we did. But (I was) glad we hac la good season. We enjoyed it. " Gayla Eckhoff T JM » ' ' • | i 0 J£ It could have been a banner year. The softball team com- piled the best record in its his- tory, but lack of a timely of- fense left the ' Kittens short of a championship season. Left on base seemed to be an ap- propriate theme for the ' Kitten ' s sea- son, as 10 of their 18 losses came by a one-run difference, and another five were by two runs. The ' Kitten ' s .239 team batting average was 33 points higher than their opponent ' s .206 average; yet Northwest couldn ' t seem to clear the bases when they needed to. The ' Kittens 317 runners left on base was con- siderably higher than their oppo- nent ' s 260. " We lost a lot of close games be- cause we left so many runners on base, " Shelly Navara said. " All those one-run losses really hurt us. " On April 17, the ' Kittens beat Northeast Missouri State University in a doubleheader to tie a school record with 26 single-season wins. The ' Kittens then went on to a 34-18 record. Softball. FRONT ROW: Kathy Park, Shari Meyer, Cathy Varnum, Denise Miller, Michelle Miller and Kathy Kelsey. SECOND ROW: Amy Erickson, Stephanie Storey, Shelly Navara, Lola Simmons, Cindy Wolfe, Betty Samson and Annie Melius. BACK ROW: Stephanie Both, Tina Dzula, Becky Violett, Tiffany Davenport, Janet Schieber, Karen Hopewell, Shelly McClure and Cheryl Richardson. " We were pretty excited about it, " Annie Melius said. " But we were more excited about Gayla (Eckhoff) getting her 100th win. " Coach Eckhoff also received a plaque from President Hubbard for her achievement. Eckhoff was not the only one with a banner year. Pitchers Shelly McClure and Shelly Navara finished the season with identical 15-9 records and ERA ' s of .90 or better; furthermore, their 15 wins apiece was a Northwest record for single- season wins. " I didn ' t really think about it until someone told me we set a record, " McClure said. " It was neat. I was ex- cited and hopefully I ' ll set some more, but I didn ' t think about it un- til it happened. " Because of her impressive pitch- ing performance during the season, Navara was named conference Freshman-of-the-Year. " I really wasn ' t excited at the time, " Navara said. " They announced it at the conference tournament. At the time the award wasn ' t one of my goals. It really was a nice honor though. " The ' Kittens had their hands full at the conference tournament, as their only victory came in the first game against Lincoln University. The 11-0 win was McClure ' s second no-hitter of the season. The ' Kittens went on to drop two close games to Central Missouri State University and Southeast Missouri State University. " The thing that really upset us was that we had beaten those teams be- fore, " Navara said. Coach Eckhoff also felt somewhat let down by the results of the con- ference tournament. " I was disappointed that we finished as low as we did, " Eckhoff said. " But (I was) glad we had a good season. We enjoyed it. " D Beth Schuelen and Pat Schleeter Softball More than self-defense astering martial arts Some students complained they were out of shape. Others felt intimidated by those big- ger than themselves. Still others lacked confidence, poise and toleration. And then there were the other students: the ones who studied the martial arts. Students had two styles of self- defense classes available to them. On campus, in the form of the Northwest Martial Arts Club or PE 118 course, students learned a mili- tary police style of karate taught by Dr. Christopher Kemp. Kemp was a Green Beret with the Special Forces and a black belt in karate (fifth degree), jujitsu (second degree) and judo (first degree). The other organization which at- tracted many students, but was not affiliated with the university was in- structed by third degree black belt, David Duvall. His class studied the Korean art or way of coordinated power. Hap ki do and the style of martial arts varied greatly in theory as well as style. " What I taught was designed for defending yourself in a real situation where someone was trying to hurt you, " Kemp said. " It wasn ' t necessar- ily concerned with mastery of the art. " Students came to Kemp for a bas- ic knowledge of self-defense and hand-to-hand combat, but he said they learned more than just that. " The martial arts built confidence, security and a feeling of poise, " Kemp said. Progress in the club was marked by colored belts the students wore. Beginners wore white and following the first promotion, yellow. Green and three degrees of brown were next before black belt was achieved. To obtain the next belt, students had to demonstrate their wasas-a series of predetermined blocks, blows, holds and kicks used to counter an attack. Although the style Kemp taught was a defense-minded one, it was also very direct and aggressive. " Your best defense was a good offense, " Joe McMillen said. " In other words, when you were at- tacked, you reversed the roles and you, as the would-be victim, became the attacker. " While Dr. Kemp was teaching wa- sas in Lamkin Gymnasium, David Duvall was teaching sulgi in the Maryville High School multi-purpose building. In 1979, Duvall held his first hap ki do class. Only six students partic- ipated. However since then, the numbers have jumped to about 50, and the Yu ' s Academy (St. Joseph) branch in Maryville continued to grow. The art itself allowed the victim several options not always available with other martial arts. " Hap ki do was a diversified art, " Andy McEvoy said. " There were a lot of options available to you. Probably the neatest thing was having the abil- ity to stop and control someone without doing physical damage; hap ki do allowed you the option to rea- son first. " Martial arts weren ' t just for males, as several females were involved in both karate and hap ki do. " Women did it as easily as the men because it was coordinated power- -we used the attackers size and weight against him, " Stacey McEvoy said. Hap ki do met twice a week for practice, but by no means did it end there. " Hap ki do carried over to other aspects of life, " Eric Hopkins said. " You got dedicated to other things like school work and your job. You developed a kind of never say die attitude. " A long time student of Master Chan Yu, Duvall credited him for where he and the school had progressed. " What Master Yu had done for me--l just hoped I could pass a little on to others, " Duvall said.D Pat Schleeter " When you were attacked, you reversed the roles and you, as the would-be vic- tim, became the attacker. Joe McMillen Martial Arts Green belt Dean Stranski instructs Maxie Elliot on the proper way to fall. Instructor Christopher Kemp used his senior-ranking students to help the newcomers. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Displaying their sparring technique, Matt Edwards throws a roundhouse kick at Brad Vogel. The two were senior- ranking belts in the Northwest Martial Arts Club. -Photo by Nancy Meyer ¥ CX ■ Confidence and tolerance accom- pany those who study martial arts. 7 VPope to avoid Stacey McEroy ' s Aright inside-block allows Tammy Mike Helm and Barry Carter practice kick. Both girls were only months away their karateiooves during a club meet- from obtaining a black belt. -Photo by ing. -Photo b f gncy Meyer Nancy Meyer Martial Arts ' Cats send four to nationals ecord-setting year All-American status, broken records, personal bests, im- proved attitudes and Coach-of- the-Year were just a few of the many accomplishments of the men ' s and women ' s track teams. Brad Ortmeir led the ' Cats with a school record in the 5,000-meter run, a third place finish in the 10,000-meter run and a seventh place finish in the 5,000-me ter run at the NCAA Division II Track and Field National Championships. At the nationals, Ortmeir earned double All-American. The top eight finishers at nationals qualified for All-American status. " I thought I did well considering I wasn ' t planning on running the 5,000 at nationals, " Ortmeir said. " I was really pleased with making dou- ble All-American though. It was worth it. " Ortmeir scored eight points giving the team a three-way tie for 25th place. This was the fourth consecu- tive year the ' Cats finished higher than 30th place. Other members who qualified in the National ' s included Mark Pyatt, ninth in the pole vault; Brian Grier, who didn ' t place, but ran a 9:31.6 in M. Track CMSCJ N S Park College N S NWMSUlnv. 1st of 7 Wichita Inv N S Doane N S M1AA 2nd of 6 " The girls be- lieved in them- selves which 1 think is an im- portant part of being an athlete. " Donna Tiegs W. Track CMSU Inv. N S NWMSCIInv. 1st of 6 Wichita Inv. N S Doane N S MIAA 4th of 5 the steeplechase and Philip Dew, who finished 10th in the 800-meter run. Dew also set the school record in that event. The women ' s track team started the season with a new coach and ended it with a Coach-of-the-Year. Donna Tiegs was named women ' s Co-Coach-of-the-Year along with Coach Joey Haines of Southeast Missouri State University. " Receiving that honor gave me an incentive to be a better coach, " Tiegs said. " It was very exciting and gave me a reason to work harder. I want- ed to live up to that award. " Not only was Coach Tiegs suc- cessful, but several ' Kittens accom- plished personal bests by breaking six school records. A highlight at the regional cham- pionship according to Tiegs, was Myrna Asberry ' s first place finish in the heptathlon. In the seven events, Asberry obtained six personal bests and won every event. The athletes ' self-confidence and attitude in themselves became more positive as the season progressed. " The girls believed in themselves which I think is an important part of being an athlete, " Tiegs said.D Kevin Sharpe r t ' m Women ' s Track. FRONT ROW: Marion Daniel, Becky Sparks, Dana Dawson, Kathy Royer, Melissa Smith, Cherie King and Dee Dee McCulloch. SECOND ROW: Sherry Smeltzer, Theresa Grail, Lisa Basich, Adoni- ca Williams, Allison Benorden, Clairessa Washington, Leticia Gilbert and Julie Carl. BACK ROW: Angela Johnson, Myrna Asber- ry, Linda Funke, Lisa Farris, Paula Bullard, Rita Wagner and Venus Harris. Men ' s Track. FRONT ROW: Alan Knapp, Jeff Andrews, Brian Heinsius, Bob Calegan, Rodney Grayson and Tony Bates. SECOND ROW: Mike Williams, Duke Joiner, Tony Phil- lip, Derek Bowman, Jarvis Redmond, Bert Lawrence, Tom Lester, Tom Ricker and Mark Vansickle. THIRD ROW: Robert Golston, Phil Brooks, Kevin Weiss, Allen Simpson, Tim Hoffman, Mike Hayes, Brad Ortmeier, Chris Wiggs and Rusty Adams. BACK ROW: Scott Krinninger, Allen Andrews, John Howe, Todd King, Kurt Kostecki, Mark Pyatt, Brian Grier, Lloyd Hunt and Mike Lee. Track With no room to spare, Myrna Asber- ry clears the high jump bar. At the regional championship Asberry won all seven of the heptathlon events. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Leading the pack, John Howe soars over a hurdle in the 1 1 0-meter event. Howe ' s time of 15.37 earned him a third place MIAA finish. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill During the Northwest Missouri State (Jniverity Invitational, javelin throw- er Jeff Andrews prepares his release. The ' Cats finished first out of the seven teams competing. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill left, Lisa Basich and Cherie King run stride-for-stride. The ' Kittens placed first at the Northwest Missouri State University Invitational. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Track 85 86 Drugs in Sports NCAA begins drug testing eaths trigger concern Len Bias, Mercury Morris, Steve Howe, Don Rogers, Michael Ray Richardson and Vida Blue were all, at one point, among the top athletes in their sports. Then, drugs entered their lives. For some, their careers would come to a screeching halt. Others paid with their lives. The presence of drugs in sports became a wide-spread problem, and as the list of athletes using illegal drugs appeared to be growing, so did the efforts to stop them. The most recent efforts to stop drugs in sports featured a drug test- ing wave, the push by several mem- bers of Congress for anti-drug bills and TV spots, featuring prominent athletes urging people to stay away from drugs. While the general atti- tude favored a drug-free sports world, the concept of drug testing created a great deal of controversy. This year marked the first year the National Collegiate Athletic Associ- ation began testing all participants in the 73 NCAA championship games. Northwest Head Athletic Trainer Dave Colt was unsure whether ath- letes at the college level should have been tested and singled out among other groups. " If a university was concerned with students, they needed to be concerned with all students, " Colt said. " Why just student athletes? " Another argument by fans, as well as players and coaches, was that drug testing violated the rights of those tested. " I was tested in the Air Force, " Scott Danner said. " It wasn ' t fair for them to test us. Nor was it fair for athletes to be tested. It was an in- fringement on our personal rights. " " If a university was concerned with students, they needed to be concerned with all stu- dents. Why just student athletes? " Dave Colt The NCAA ' s main concern was recreational drugs, such as cocaine and marijuana, but steroids also be- came a concern to them. The presence of steroids in ath- letics made an appearance in col- lege ' s post-season bowl competi- tion. Twenty-one players were declared ineligible to participate and were suspended for 90 days for hav- ing had steroids in their system. Is it possible to rid the sports world of drugs? Some felt steps were being taken in the right direc- tion, but something was still lacking. " I didn ' t think all the deaths and suspensions would have an effect on those using drugs until an education campaign was undertaken that let the people know what these drugs were all about, " Mark Wallace said. One such campaign was in its in- itial stages at Northwest. A commit- tee was being formed to educate students about drugs as well as help those students in need. Among the committee members were Gus Rischer, chairman of the Psychology Department; Dr. Desmi- on Dizney, director of the Health Center and Sherri Reeves, as sistant athletic director. The committee hoped to have its program set up by fall 1987. " I think we ' d be kidding ourselves if we said there were no abuses on our campus, " Dean of Students Phil Hayes said. " I thought there were al- coholics. I thought there were peo- ple that were probably pretty heavi- ly into drugs. So I thought the need was there. " Whether the concept of a drug- free world of sports was feasible re- mained to be seen, but the tide was clearly turning in that direction. D Pat Schleeter Drugs in Sports Returning her opponent ' s shot Julie Steffensen goes deep into the corn- er for a forehand shot. Steffensen played the No. 2 spot for the ' Kittens. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill -I The ' Kitten ' s No. 1 seed Jill Perrin pre- pares an over- head smash as Coach Mark Rosewell watches intently. North- west went on to sweep Graceland 9-0. Photo by Scott Trunkhill Stretching to his backhand, Jorge Castillo returns a shot against Ty Dennis of Grandview. Castillo went on to defeat Dennis 6-3, 7-6. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill I ••«»«• ». t I oung teams at peak The ' Kittens began very un- sure of their chances at a suc- cessful season. An unusually young team was the cause of speculation, but all doubt was soon erased as the ' Kittens posted the best dual record in the team ' s histo- ry and finished second in the MIAA, also the team ' s highest finish. " We had two freshmen playing the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, so that left a lot of people unsure, " Jill Perrin said. " But in the end, I guess we proved ourselves. " Another factor in the team ' s suc- cess was the relaxed atmosphere created by players and coaches. " We just relaxed and had fun when we played, " Perrin said. " We loved the game but we didn ' t live and breathe tennis. This attitude really helped us play better. " The improved attitude caused a unity which carried on even after practices were over. " We had a small team (eight), " Cathi Jones said, " and we were like a family. At times we would just keep playing after practice because it was so much fun. " The team was well represented at the conference championships as the ' Kittens claimed two champion- ships and a 2nd place finish in sin- gles. In doubles, two teams finished second. Like the women, the men ' s team W. Tennis Overall record 12-7 Conference scores UMSL 8-1 SEMO 7-2 CMSCI 8-1 Mo-Rolla 9-0 Lincoln 3-5 NEMO 2-7 " We had a small team and we were like a family. At times we would just keep playing after practice because it was so much fun. " Cathi Jones M. Tennis Overall record 15-5 Conference scores UMSL 9-0 SEMO 2-7 CMSU 7-2 Mo-Rolla 6-3 NEMO 3-6 ■ «%• Women ' s Tennis. FRONT ROW: Coach Mark Rosewell, Karen Lyman, Amy Anderson, Cathi Jones, Jill Perrin and Patti Dingfield. BACK ROW: Christy Kelly, Kelly Leintz, Julie Steffen- sen, Coach George Adeyemi and Coach Jodi Kest. was based on youth. The ' Cats ac- complishments included a 15-5 sin- gles record, a third place finish in the MIAA, and victories over Division I schools Drake and Creighton. " We had four freshmen out of six, " Coach Mark Rosewell said. " So you can see, we were very young. " Despite their youth, the team felt it was simply tennis experience and not college tennis experience that constituted a successful season. " Even though four of us were freshmen, " Rob Veasey said, " most had a really good tennis background from high school play and tourna- ments. It really didn ' t matter that we were young. " The only time inexperience caught up to them was in the con- ference tournament. " We had five guys in the finals, but it was the first time for three of us, " Chris Hall said. " The atmosphere at conference was really intense, and Southeast Missouri State University was really up for it because they were all seniors playing their last year. " The final honor the ' Cats received was that Rosewell was honored as the MIAA Coach-of-the-Year. " The coaches voted on that so I was really honored, " Rosewell said. " Of course I ' d much rather have taken the conference championship, but that was nice. " D Pat Schleeter Men ' s Tennis. FRONT ROW: Coach Mark Rosewell, Gerardo Reyes, Jorge Castillo, Steve Cowley, Mike Birchmier and Coach George Adeyemi. BACK ROW: Steve McGinnis, Chris Hall, Robert Veasey, Jeff Weyer, Andre Samp- son and Paul Denny. Tennis 89 I ■I Former ' Cats make it big eading for the top Throughout the years, Nor thwest produced some top-quality athletes. While m ost sports careers ended af ■ ter college, a select few have beat- en the odds and signed profession- al contracts. Possibly the most famous player to attend Northwest was Minnesota Twins ' third baseman Gary Gaetti. Drafted in 1 979, Gaetti was unable to graduate, but did manage to help the ' Cats clinch the MIAA Northern Division Championship and a second-place MIAA finish. " 1 learned more about baseball and how to play in those two years at Northwest than in my entire life, " Gaetti said. " 1 have to contribute a lot of my success to then Northwest Coach Jim Wasem. " Gaetti was acquired by the Twins in the first-round secondary draft. Never having played AAA-division baseball, Gaetti was called up from AA Orlando to the Minnesota club midway through the 1981 season. In his first major league at bat, Gaetti hit a 1-1 Charlie Hough pitch, driv- ing it over the wall for a home run. Shortly after Gary Gaetti left Northwest, Tom Funk arrived. The left-handed pitcher hurled for the ' Cats from 1981 until 1983, when he was drafted by the Houston As- tros. During his years at Northwest, Funk compiled an 18-11 record. Funk spent three years playing A- ball in Auburn, N.Y., before he moved up to AA-ball in Columbia of the Southern League. There he threw short relief and posted a 4-2 record with six saves. The Houston Astros were in the middle of a pennant race and need- ed short relief pitching. Funk ' s stay lasted from July 26 to August 27, and although he posted no decisions or saves, he impressed many with his pitching abilities. " I put all my eggs in one basket, then when 1 got cut, 1 thought it was over. For- tunately, I got a second chance. " Steve Savard Because of his pitching style, Todd Frowirth was often compared to Dan Quisenberry and Kent Tekulve. Frowirth was a right- handed hurler on the Philadelphia Phillies 40-man roster. According to Frowirth, North- west ' s Pitching Coach Bob Lord and Head Coach Jim Johnson deserved partial credit for his success. " I learned a lot about pitching mechanics, and getting the most out of my pitches, " Frowith said. Throughout his career, Frowirth ' s unique side-arm or submarine deliv- ery gained him success. His first year in A-ball he posted an 8-5 record, with a 2.20 ERA. He also led the Carolina League in saves (18) and games pitched, while earn- ing the Rolaids Relief Man Award. The most recent ' Cat to get a shot at the big leagues was linebacker Steve Savard, who signed as a free agent with the Dallas Cowboys. Savard, two-time Ail-American and three-time team captain, played for Northwest from 1982-85, where he helped the ' Cats clinch the MIAA Championship (1984) and a nation- al playoff berth. On April 30, 1 985 Savard signed his contract with the Cowboys. He then proceeded to complete six weeks of intense training with the team, only to be cut two weeks be- fore the season ' s start. " I put all my eggs in one basket, " Savard said. " Then when 1 got cut, 1 thought it was over. Fortunately, I got a second chance. " The second chance referred to was his re-signing in December. Whether or not the success of these former athletes would con- tinue remained to be seen, their ac- complishments so far were impres- sive. Students could be proud to boast about these former ' Cats in t he bigs.D Pat Schleeter 90 Alumni in the Big Leagues » Two-time All-American linebacker Steve Savard is attempting to make a name for himself with the Dallas Cow- boys. He signed as a free agent in December. ■ m a Currently battling for a spot on the Philadelphia Phillies pitching staff is side-arm reliever Todd Frowirth. His 23 saves helped his Redding, Pa., team cap- ture first place last year. i JL Former ' Cat Tom Funk, who hurled for Northwest from 1981-1983 is currently on the Houston Astros ' 40-man roster. The left-handed reliever compiled an 18-11 record while at Northwest. (eing part of the MIAA Northern 1 vision Championship team was far from the last of Gary Gaetti ' s athletic ac- complishments. In 1 986 he led the Min- nesota Twins in homeruns and RBI ' s. Alumni in the Big Leagues 91 Factors cause losing season juries hinder attack They couldn ' t help it. Every- one did it. They ' ll probably keep doing it too. It seemed Northwe st fans were constant- ly comparing the football team to the 1984 MIAA championship club. While their records were obvious- ly different and criticism and lack of fan support ran rampid, some saw this team equally as talented and motivated as the ' 84 team. To them, the ' Cats simply lacked a break here and there. " I think back to when we were 10-2 in 1984, when we got a lot of breaks and won a lot of games in the last minutes, " Brad Rischer said. " We never got those breaks this year. I can remember several games where we lost the game in the last 30 se- conds. 1 really think it all comes down to what year you ' re going to get lucky. " According to players and coaches, the 2-9 record was not reflective of the season. The ' Cats lost several games by a field goal or less and on a few occasions had the lead until the final minutes or seconds. " It was very discouraging to be 2-9, " said Vern Thomsen, head coach. " We lost four very close ball games that could have gone either way. We could have just as well been 7-4 or 8-3. " Aside from uncontrollable breaks and luck, what was different from the 1984 season? Everyone had their philosophies, but the bottom line came down to another uncon- trollable factor — Mother Nature. " That (weather conditions) was probably the single-most deciding factor in our win-loss and point scor- ing capabilities, " John Grispon said. " Our offensive linemen were geared more for the pass, but because of Football Overall record 2-9 N. Dakota 38-28 Washburn 24-38 MO Western 26-27 Wisc. S.P. 21-49 NEMO 17-19 MO-Rolla 3-13 CMSC1 23-26 SEMO 7-20 W. Illinois 9-26 Lincoln 28-7 Illinois St. 14-35 " Our offensive linemen were geared more for the pass, but because of weather condi- tions, that was almost impos- sible to do. " John Grispon weather conditions, t hat was almost impossible to do. " The ' Cats liked to throw the ball and the muddy, rainy conditions they faced throughout the season hampered their passing attack. Forced to move away from the pass, Northwest went to its rushing game, which averaged a mere 2.9 yards per carry (compared to their opponents ' 3.7). Another factor for the sub-par season that couldn ' t be overlooked was the tough schedule Northwest played. The ' Cats no longer played teams like Tarkio and Emporia State, as they once did. Those teams were replaced with Division I-AA schools Illinois State and Western Illinois. Also proving to be tough competi- tion were Wisconsin-Stevens Point and Washburn, who saw playoff ac- tion. These non-conference games, combined with an already tough MIAA schedule, made for a challenging season. " I believe the whole team thought it was a great opportunity to play this kind of schedule, " Tim Bob Kits- miller said. " We were a Division II school and we were getting to play teams with a name. Who wants to play easy teams? Anybody could beat Tarkio. " While playing larger schools helped establish the football pro- gram, some players had other rea- sons for enjoying the tougher competition. " Through the years, it had always been an enjoyment to beat the big- ger schools, " Brad Rischer said. " It gave us a sense of pride to beat a team who said we were not good enough to play for their team. " That sense of pride was evident, even with a 2-9 record. According to --continued Z ' t Football SI A w Behind his strong offensive line, John- ny Faulkner heads for six. The full- back rushed for four touchdowns this season. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill £!$3 t •- a mx •fl % V With all kinds of protection, Dennis Bene spots a receiver downfield and sets to throw. Bene threw for 1,824 yards this year. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Deep in his own territory, Mike Bar- rett spirals off a punt. Aside from his punting duties, Barrett grabbed two interceptions as a defensive back. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill 3?-- .. » IBHHBi H ,w « " Administering to a possible knee in- jury, athletic trainer Dave Colt and his staff care for a downed ' Cat. Injuries took their toll on Northwest, as several key players were hurt during the year. - Photo by Scott Trunkhill Football Injuries hinder attack coaches, the team practiced and played as hard as the ' 84 club. " The team had a good attitude, " Coach Brad Sullivan said. " The way they practiced and went out and played, you couldn ' t tell they were losing. " The ' Cats ' determination con- tinued throughout the season, ac- cording to linebacker Colin Reese. The team never gave up, but fought hard until the last game. " We always went into every game thinking we were going to win, " Reese said. " We worked hard through every practice. Nobody had his head down. " Next season appears brighter for the ' Cats due to some key recruiting and the number of returning players. According to Thomsen, this year ' s team was loaded with talent, but be- cause they had few seniors, they lacked experience. " You don ' t win many conference championships with underclass- men, " Thomsen said. " You looked at teams who won championships and they were generally senior dominat- ed teams. We were junior- dominated. We didn ' t have the senior leadership that could have been there. " With the season ' s end came the period of recruiting and preparing for the upcoming season. Accom- panying this period came a con- troversy which all coll ege athletic programs faced — junior college recruits vs. incoming freshmen. Coaches had to choose between junior college players, who had ex- perience under their belts, but who would be gone as quickly as they came, or they could opt to pick in- coming freshmen, who couldn ' t con- tribute right away. " They brought the junior college guys in and they ' re experienced, " Sullivan said. " When you needed help right away, you had to have someone who could step in and play. Why not go junior college? It made sense. " Some of the players felt coming up through the system was a benefit and it made the team a tightly knit group. " You had to have a solid nucleus of four-year players, who had seen the good and the bad, " Kitsmiller said. " This gave the team that cohe- siveness that made it close. " Another factor the coaching staff had to consider was the ineligibility rule. This rule required players to have a 2.0 gpa to participate in ath- letics. Unfortunately, this rule took its toll on the ' Cats, as seven players were lost to it, one of whom was 10th in the nation in kickoff returns last year. " We lost four guys that would have started the North Dakota game, " Sullivan said. " It definitely hurt us at the start of the year. " Despite the loss of key players to ineligibility and injury, tough scheduling, inclement weather and simple bad luck, Thomsen made no excuses. Looking toward the future, he believed the ' Cats will be a differ- ent team in ' 87, but also felt the ' 86 club wasn ' t as bad as the record indicated. " We played very well, " Thomsen said. " We were so close, but so far. " Grispon agreed the 2-9 record was not indicative of the type of team they had. " I ' d go so far as to say that we were probably the best 2-9 ball club i n Division II. " D Pat Schleeter " It was very disappointing to be 2-9. We lost four games that could have gone either way. We could have just as well been 7-4 or 8-3. " Vern Thomsen Football Finding some running room, tailba Alton Long gets outside on a sweep play. Long led the ' Cats in rushing and was third in receiving. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Shaking off several tacklers, quarter- back Dennis Bene scrambles for a few extra yards. The ' Cats ' hopes for their second home victory fell short with Mis- souri Western ' s last second field goal. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Football With the sound of the gun, ' Kittens jockey for position in a dual meet with Baker University. The meet was non -scoring, as it was early in the season. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Kicking it in for the final yards, Che- rie King heads down the cross coun- try trail at Nodaway Lake. King ' s 19th place finish at Regionals was the best for the ' Kittens. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Leading the pack, Mike Hayes jumps to an early lead against Baker Univer- sity. The cross country teams held their meets at Nodaway Lake. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill With a comfortable lead, Tom Rick- er heads toward the finish line. Ricker placed 15th at the MIAA tourna- ment and 53rd at the regional tourna- ment. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Cross Country " Basich to all-MIAA team njuries hamper runners " It was more a season of sur- prises and at- tainments by individuals in a team sport. " Richard Alsup M. Cross Country NW Dist. Classic 1st NS 1st 3rd 2nd 5th 8th Baker Ne. Wes. Inv. UMR Inv. Central Inv. MIAA Regionals W. Cross Country NW Dist. Classic 1st Baker Ne. Wes. Inv. UMR Inv. Central Inv MIAA Regionals NS 2nd 3rd NTS 4th 5th Both the men ' s and wom- en ' s cross country teams be- gan their seasons strong, but slowed down due to injuries and a lack of depth. " We ran well early in both men ' s and women ' s competitions, " Coach Richard Alsup said. " We had some health problems as far as injuries and they kept us from doing as well as we could have done. " Another factor Alsup found both helpful and harmful was the in- dividuality in competition. " I think it was more a season of surprises and attainments by in- dividuals in a team sport, " Alsup said, " which was good and bad. " He said it wasn ' t because the run- ners were concerned only with themselves, but that so many inju- ries kept them from being a team. A prominent runner for the men this season, Mark VanSickle helped the team finish eighth at regionals. VanSickle, dealt with a bad ankle early on, and found the season to be disappointing at times, but felt the team ran well considering their lack of depth. Cross Country. FRONT ROW: Kelly Sportsman, Allison Benorden, Brenda Triska, Cherie King and Lisa Basich. SE- COND ROW: Thomas Ricker, Lloyd Hunt, Julie Carl, Rita Wagner and Phil Dew. THIRD ROW: Chaddrick Nelson, Dougen Ryle, Jeff Kelly, Mark VanSick- le and Tony Bates. BACK ROW: Michael Lee, Jim Warner, Coach Richard Alsup, Russell Adams and Michael Hayes. " It wasn ' t just injuries, " Alsup said. " It was the fact that we didn ' t have the depth to take care of filling in af- ter the injuries. It was the same with the women. " The women placed fifth at region- als. Like the men, they were bogged down with injuries which sometimes left them without enough runners for a team. Lisa Basich received all-MIAA honors for placing ninth. This was her second year to receive the honor. " Basich had probably the most consistent and impressive season she ' s ever had and probably the most impressive of any of the wom- en, " Alsup said. " She also finished first for us in all but one meet. " Two other strong runners for the women were Cherie King and Julie Carl. " King trained consistently and ran consistently. She probably had the most impressive finale of anyone, " Alsup said. " She finished 1 9th in the regional meet. " King was the top runner for the ' Kittens in regionals and felt she ran a mentally tough race. Carl, another inspirational runner for the team, showed leadership and running ability even though she did not meet her personal expectations. " I think we could have placed higher because I didn ' t really come on until the end of the season, " Carl said. " I know I wasn ' t prepared when I came into the season so that made a difference. " Alsup felt they had a good season and with everyone returning next year they would have a strong team. " I felt we had a good enough team, had they been healthy all year long, we may have been more of a contender in conference and region- als, " Alsup said. " We need to rededi- cate ourselves, I need to work hard- er, they need to work harder, if we want the shot again next year. " D Beth Scheulen Cross Country Disappointing finish rustrating year for ' Kittens " I know that the team members are a lot of the rea- son that so many people stuck it out for so long. " Jodi Brady Volleyball Overall record 12-28 Conference scores NEMO 2-0 CJMSL 3-2 CMSU 0-3 Lincoln 3-1 SEMO 1-3 NEMO 2-3 SEMO 2 CMSU 0-2 The ' Kittens volleyball team the was a spunky group of girls who could be heard singing (out of key) to their Walkmans in the team vans at 3 a.m. Frequent- ly trying to out do the others ' zani- ness. The team was seen ransoming stuffed animals, planning laps in the aquatic center (in their practice gear, of course) and showing up for prac- tice in boxer shorts and beer shirts — Coach Cathie Schultes pet peeves. The players — nicknamed " Bag " , " Bondo " and " Jill Bob " to name a few, were uniquely close, both on and off the court. The somewhat rocky season pulled them even closer together. " I know that the team members are a lot of the reason that so many people stuck it out for so long, " Jodi Brady said. The ' Kittens suffered a disappoint- ing 12-28 record, a 5th place MIAA finish and, for the first time ever, failed to have a representative on the all-MIAA team. " We set goals at the beginning of Volleyball. FRONT ROW: Coach Cathie Schulte, Nancy Pfeifler, Kelly Cox and Kim Pfannkuch. SECOND ROW: Michelle Cox, Michelle Stoulil, Jill Al- dredge and Julie Campbell. BACK ROW: Jill Tallman, Susie Thomas, Jodi Brady and Kathy Webb. season, " Kelly Cox said, " but we didn ' t achieve any of them. " Those goals included a repeat 2nd place conference finish, a record better than .500 and strong finishes in tournaments. According to many of the players, the cause of the atypical season was lack of direction and leadership. " We didn ' t feel like we had any leadership and we felt like we were coaching ourselves, " one player said. " We ' d look for information or sug- gestions on how we were doing, and they just weren ' t coming. " Most of the team believed their ta- lents were never refined and they never played up to their potential. " She (the coach) didn ' t bring out our talent, " Sus ie Thomas said. Some of the girls believed the plays and game strategy also con- tributed to the losing season. " I ' m sure part of it was the team ' s fault in general, " Brady said. " But I think most of it was because we didn ' t play a very technical game. In- stead, we played a very basic game that you can ' t play on a college level. " Coach Cathie Schulte felt that her being new to Northwest could have been a factor. " Any time you were a first or se- cond year coach, there was still that transition period, " Schulte said. " It takes awhile to adjust to each other. " Another contributing factor ac- cording to Schulte was the level of competition the ' Kittens played. They played several teams ranked in Division II, as well as quite a few Di- vision I teams. " We have to do just like any other team that ' s been on a tough season, " Schulte said. " We ' ll just forget it, learn what we can from it, persevere and decide that things are gonna go better next year. " D Pat Schleeter H V Volleyball With blockers in her way, Jodi Bra- dy uses the dink to her advantage. The ' Kittens opened their season on the right foot with wins over the College of St. Mary of 15-2, 15-5 and 15-9. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Michelle Cox sets high for her spik- ers, Jill Aldredge and Michelle Stoulil in a match against Emporia State. The ' Kittens won the match in close games of 15-13, 16-14, 16-18 and 15-11. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Nancy Pfeifler prepares a set in the Bearkitten Invitational champion- ship game. Pfeifler ' s team-leading 13 kills and 15 assists wasn ' t quite enough, as the ' Kittens were defeated in five games. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Second team all-MlAA selection, Su- sie Thomas, goes down to one knee to get the dig. Thomas was among the team leaders in serving, receiving, at- tacking and blocking. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Volleyball 99 II Balanced attack ing ' Cats reign A swing of emotion described the Bearcat basket- ball season, ranging from close losses and upsets to their first MIAA championship in 47 years. " Our season had its ups and downs and it was packed with lots of emotion, " Coach Lionel Sinn said. " We had a 19-10 record with a difficult schedule and an MIAA championship. I was proud of what we accomplished. " An MIAA championship was the main goal for the ' Cats. Toward the end of the season, that goal became a reality as they clinched a portion of the conference championship by beating the University of Missouri- Rolla at Rolla. The team later learned that Lincoln University had lost to Southeast Missouri State University giving the ' Cats sole posession of the conference title. " The feeling was indescribable, " Sinn said. " It was a reward to win the conference title. In the last eight years, we finished second three times, and third twice. It was a big accomplishment for both the Bear- cat basketball program and for the school. " It was in 1940 that the ' Cats won the conference last, but this season proved different. " It was a great feeling to be con- ference champs, " Bob Sundell said. " We set our goal to be contenders in the conference, and we ended up winning it. It was good to see that our hard work and dedication paid off. " Another milestone was passed on January 28. The Bearcats beat Rolla with a score of 96-87 at Northwest M. Basketball Overall record 19-10 Conference scores Mo. West SEMO CMSCJ Mo-St. Louis NEMO Lincoln Mo.-Rolla SW. Baptist CMSCJ SEMO NEMO Mo.-St. Louis SW. Baptist Mo.-Rolla Lincoln 73-50 79-69 58-68 78-76 79-71 75-70 96-87 67-73 52-49 57-84 68-65 80-77 90-72 89-71 71-73 and Sinn became the all-time win- ningest coach at Northwest. He finished the season with a cumula- tive record of 145-82. " It was an awesome accomplish- ment, " Sinn said. " It was a record I ' m sure will be broken later. I saw the record as an indication of myself be- ing around for a while. It didn ' t mean I was the best coach, but I stuck around long enough to surpass a record. It was nice to have been a part of history. " A balanced attack led the ' Cats to 19 wins this season. Key factors in this attack ranged from good recruit- ing and superior bench depth to heavy scoring from the starting front line. " We had a balanced team attack, " Sinn said. " We had five guys finish- ing in double figures, which is very --continued " It was nice to have been a part of history. " Lionel Sinn Men ' s Basketball. FRONT ROW: An- thoney Glass, manager; Coach Lionel Sinn, Anthony Barlow, Kenny Wysinger, John Morgan, Gerald Harris, Assistant Coach Rick Kester and Don Hatcher, manager. SECOND ROW: Scott Sim- mons, Darrin Chambers, Tim Alexander, Glenn Phillips, Jon Clark, Tony Hoke and Dave Colt, trainer. BACK ROW: Assistant Coach Joe Hurst, Larry Williams, Roger Riley, Scott Calcaterra, Jeff Hutcheon, Bob Sundell and Assistant Coach Steve Huber. 100 Men ' s Basketball ap for two points, Jeff Hutcheon rises above the defense. Hutcheon fouled out in the two point loss to Lin- coln. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill. Going over the top of two defenders, Darrin Chambers attempts to slam it home. Mt. Mercy players looked on helplessly, as the ' Cats posted a 91-66 win. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson In a game against the Central Meth- odist Eagles, Scott Calcaterra, center for the Bearcats, grabs a rebound. Cal- caterra snatched a game high nine re- bounds. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Irritated by a referee ' s call, basketball Coach Lionel Sinn vents his frustration during a home game against the Rolla Miners. The ' Cats went on to win the game, making Sinn the winningest coach in Northwest ' s history. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill CTPfV Men ' s Basketball 101 lying bodies and a referee ' s whistle don ' t stop Jeff Hutcheon as he makes sure of the lay-in. With 15 se- conds left in the game, the ' Cats hit the game winning shot and downed CMSCI 52-49. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Synchronizing his leap, Gerald Harris completes the alley-oop play against Mt. Mercy. Harris led all ' Cats with 1 4 points in this non-conference win. - Photo by Rich Abrahamson ap for the shot, Bob Sundell puts in two points against the Rolla Miners. However, according to Coach Sinn, San- dell ' s biggest contribution to this game came on defense as he held the Miners ' leading scorer to only 1 2 points. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Laying it off the glass for an easy two points is Glenn Phillips. The senior pumped in 24 more, as the ' Cats nipped Lincoln in overtime 75-70. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill 102 Men ' s Basketball HI King ' Cats reign good average speaking. Glenn Phil- lips led our scoring output and Jeff Hutcheon had an excellent sopho- more year. Tony Hoke had an out- standing February and Gerald Har- ris hit clutch shots when we needed them. Bob Sundell also helped us with his defensive output. " Though the five starters led a well balanced scoring attack, many play- ers came off the bench to key ' Cat victories. " We had two seniors, Scott Cal- caterra and Kenny Wysinger, who didn ' t mind coming off the bench, " Sinn said. " They knew their roles and helped us a lot. We also had a lot of bench depth. Guys with no publicity or glory got just as much of the credit for our victories too. " Team success also went to well- rounded recruiting. Junior college transfer Tony Hoke started 23 games for the Bearcats this season, and transfer Bob Sundell, in Sinn ' s view, was one of the best Division II defensive players in the country. Also, freshmen Scott Simmons and Larry Williams played important roles by coming off the bench and helping the Bearcat attack. " I thought we recruited well be- cause we added many key players to our program and much depth to our team, " Sinn said. Another aspect of Bearcat victo- ries was the addition of the three- point shot. This shot helped the scoring output of the team. " We were a statistically average three-point shooting team, " Sinn stated. " I liked the idea, but I did not want us to use it as a weapon until " We were very close on and off the court. " i Glen Phillips we could have at least 40 percent, and as a team, we shot 36 percent. " But this shot helped the Bearcats pull out close wins in games they would have otherwise been counted out of. " We did get some clutch shots out of it, " Sinn said. " It sometimes helped us come from behind to win or tie games. We were very fortunate that it helped us win some ball- games we might not have won otherwise. " Accumulating victory upon victo- ry, the Bearcats received numerous honors. The Bearcats placed Glenn Phillips on the pre-season NCAA Di- vision II All-American third team. Phillips later received all-MlAA first team honors. " It was great to be honored, " Glenn Phillips said. " It was great to be recognized as one of the top five players in the conference. " - Also gaining conference mention was Gerald Harris, Tony Hoke, Jeff Hutcheon and Bob Sundell. In addi- tion Sinn recieved the honor of Coach-of-the-Year in the MIAA conference. " He deserved the award, " Phillips said. " He worked hard with us, and it finally paid off for him. " MDn and off the court, teammate relations were very close, and Sinn helped accomplish unity among the players. " We were very close on and off the court, " Phillips said. " We were very concerned for one another and supported each other in whatever we did. " D Eric Chilcoat Men ' s Basketball ' Kittens finish third low conference start The Bearkittens opened the season with the idea that it would be a rebuilding year; however, at the end of the sea- son they boasted a third-place MIAA finish. When conference play started, the ' Kittens lost their first three games. After the three conference losses, they were 7-7 overall. At this point, the big question was why they were not winning. " We couldn ' t figure out why we were losing, " Kelly Leintz said. " We all thought we were playing some pretty good basketball. " The three conference losses struck some concern with Coach Wayne Winstead, but he felt there was no need to panic. " We had a long talk after our third conference loss, " Winstead said. " I told the ladies I hadn ' t lost confi- dence in them or our chance for the post-season tournament. " After that talk, the ' Kittens went on a tear, winning 11 of their last 12 conference games. Their only loss was to MIAA champs Southeast Missouri State University. They were able to overcome their mid-season slump and finish third in the MIAA. " I thought the season went very well, " Christy Hudlemeyer said. " We had some tough games when we went to 7-7, but toward the end we played some really good ball. " Playing " good ball " would be an understatement to describe the play of Janet Clark and Kelly Leintz. Clark led the conference in scoring with a 20.6 point average. Her per- formance on the floor was good enough to earn her a place on the W. Basketball Overall record 19-9 Conference scores SEMO CMSCJ Mo.-St. Louis NEMO Lincoln Mo. Rolla SW. Baptist CMSC1 SEMO NEMO Mo.-St. Louis SW. Baptist Mo. Rolla Lincoln 66-78 77-90 57-79 85-76 78-68 88-71 73-72 71-69 62-79 77-60 74-66 84-75 92-88 76-64 MIAA first team. According to Winstead, Kelly Leintz also turned in a first-team per- formance; however, the MIAA coaches didn ' t select Leintz to the first team. " At first I was happy about mak- ing the second team, " Leintz said. " But after I thought about it, I was upset because I thought I had a good year. " Leintz led the league in rebound- ing with a 10.6 average. She was se- cond in the league in scoring with a 19.1 average. Christy Hudlemeyer also turned in a commendable performance, receiving praise from Winstead. " Christy was a leader on the floor, " he said. " 1 never had anyone in my 28 years of coaching to hustle like Christy. To her the name of the game was hustle. " □ Brian Major " 1 told the la- dies I hadn ' t lost confidence in them or our chances for the post- season tournament. " Wayne Winstead Women ' s Basketball. FRONT ROW: Marion Daniel, Jody Johnson, Janice Else, Sandy Cummings and Tracy Fazio. SECOND ROW: Teresa Davis, Stacie Murray, Cherri Griffin, Janet Clark and Christy Hudlemeyer. BACK ROW: Coach Wayne Winstead, Tammy James, Kim Zimmerman, Lori Schneider, Shelly Har- ney, Kelly Leintz, Assistant Coach Holly Gaylord, Assistant Coach Gayla Eckhoff and Terri Becker, trainer. Women ' s Basketball s c n A jump shot by Lori Schneider helps propel the ' Kittens to a 88-71 win against the Rolla Lady Miners. Rolla fouls also contributed to the victory as the Kittens sank 15 of 2 1 free throws in the second half. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill With a successful maneuver around a Central Missouri player, Christy Hudlemeyer drives the baseline to the basket. The ' Kittens narrowly escaped defeat against the 1 8th ranked Jennies by a score of 71-69. -Photo by Nancy Meyer In the Milner Tournament Champion- ship game against William Penn, Theresa Davis pulls down one of five re- bounds for her all-season high. Achiev- ing another season high, Davis chipped in eight points for the Bearkitten 87-68 victory. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Reactions from the bench by Bearkit- tens Lori Schneider, Janet Clark, Marion Daniel and Janice Else en- courage their teammates to a victory. Clark scored a career-high 32 points during the game. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill ■ mm. Women ' s Basketball 105 In an attempt to maneuver an escape, Eric Petersen strains to gain control of his opponent. Although Petersen was pinned in the match, he qualified for the regional meet. -Photo by Steve Thomas Setting up for the takedown is 167-pounder Paul Meyering. His 9-7 decision helped the ' Cats to a 25-21 vic- tory of Central Iowa. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill « 1 ' Looking for an ankle to grab, Shane Barlow attempts to make the most of his take down. Barlow was decisioned 17-4 against Central ' s Steve Weers. • Photo by Scott Trunkhill Squaring up to his opponent is North- west ' s Brad Sadler. The 177- pounder who shared duties with Tom Kaufman, was decisioned in this match 14-5. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill 2l Wrestling Wrestlers face rockv season nexperience hurts ' Cats Coach Bob Reece and the ' Cat ' s season was anything but desirable. Northwest lost four key wrestlers before the sea- son started, and the only breaks that followed were bad breaks. Northwest was rated 1 8 in the na- tion in pre-season polls. Because of the talents of Terry Schmuecker (118), Mike Hemann (1 26), Shawn Ryan (142) and Craig Schwienebart (1 50), who all had strong seasons in 1 986. Unfortunately, the four failed to return to either the University or the wrestling program. This left some key roles to be filled. " It was good for us in a way, " Reece said. " It was just that we couldn ' t afford to have that many go at one time. If we lost one or two kids a year to the bigger schools, that meant we must have been do- ing something right. " Wrestlers were not the only ones who didn ' t return. Re ece ' s assistant coaches took other jobs and left him as the only coach. " I lost my assistant coaches late in the summer, " Reece said. " I couldn ' t replace them in time for school to start. We were han- dicapped a little bit by a late start be- cause I coached football, too. " So with one coach, one senior, a handful of juniors and a majority of underclassmen, the ' Cats set out to try to capture their fourth consecu- tive MIAA title. Their journey was long and hard, and when the dust cleared, the ' Cats had a 1-13 dual record, and thoughts of another ti- tle had long since left their minds. Although a 1 -1 3 dual record was definitely a sub-par season, many " We never had all our best guys wrestling at one time and they were never in their best spots. " Paul Meyering Wrestling Dual record 1-13 Husker Duals 0-47 Central Okla. 12-40 UNI 14-35 Augustana-S.D. 2-50 S. Dakota St. 3-46 UNO 0-57 SIU 0-51 N. Dakota St. 0-57 Buena Vista 6-40 CMSCJ 18-33 Central-IA 25-21 SWMSCI 6-39 C. Oklahoma 0-50 Ft. Hays St. 8-38 felt the unusually tough schedule played a hand in the loss column. The ' Cats faced Division I schools Iowa State, University of Northern Iowa and Nebraska. The Division II schools were no breathers either, as they faced the first, second and third ranked teams in the nation. Even Di- vision 111 was top-ranked, with Bue- na Vista and Central of Iowa among the nation ' s top five. " We didn ' t come up against any slouchers at all, " Mark Burrell said. " We really didn ' t have a break any- where in our schedule. " Although one might argue the schedule was too tough for the ' Cats, Coach Reece saw it necessary to keep a strong program. " In order to attract a good wres- tler down here, we ' ve got to have a schedule like that, " Reece said. " Otherwise, we wouldn ' t get them. " Other factors that hurt the ' Cats were injuries and wrestlers not mak- ing weight. This meant shuffling people around, often where they were unaccustomed to. " We never had all our best guys wrestling at one time, and they were never in their best spots, " Paul Meyering. One of Northwest ' s bright spots of the season was the effort of Mark Burrell. The 126-pounder finished 2nd in the Edwardsville Midwest Regional tournament, and thus earned a wild-card spot to the na- tional tournament. " I was excited, " Burrell said. " I was sad because I was alone, but I had more support than I could ever remember. It was an outstanding feeling. " □ Pat Schleeter Wrestling Endurance is tested as Deena Wright participates in the cross country competition. The event was held at Nodaway Lake. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson In the first intramural whiffle ball com- petition, John Barry represents the Delta Chi pledges. The fraternity ' s first team edged Sigma Phi Epsiion for the championship. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson v l - Concentration is intense as Sig Ep member Rick Feist prepares to serve. Feist teamed up with Steve Hud- lemeyer and captured second place in the intramural doubles division. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Dy n Flag football was among intramural ' s most popular sports, being second only to basketball in participation. When the weather warmed up, it was kickoff time on the tundra. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson 108 Intramurals . : II New sports added o f Wfc articipation record set Participation. That was the word that described the in- tramural program. Whether it was in crowd support, referee- ing or playing, participation was evi- dent throughout the intramural season. " We had over 5,500 participants in intramurals, and our program just kept getting bigger, " said Bob Lade, intramural organizer. " Next to the Admissions Office, I thought we had handled the biggest number of stu- dents on campus. " Intramurals was one of the largest organizations on campus. But play- ers were not the only participants; cro wds of supporters and referees also participated. " Refs worked to earn Work Study for financial aid, and other refs came from the refereeing classes, " Marty Owen said. " They didn ' t have to take any tests, rather they attended a meeting prior to the sport. At this meeting, officials were informed of all rules and rule changes. " Helping employ students to earn Work Study money was just one strong point of the program. Another was there wasn ' t a partici- pation fee. " It was easy to enter intramurals, " Lade said. " All a student had to do was sign up. Also we did not charge to participate in our program; as other larger colleges usually did. " Several changes were made rang- ing from rule changes to additions of new sports. " One of our new policies was over altercations, " Owen said. " The rule stated if a fight occurred, a player was suspended from the sport. There hadn ' t really been that many fights. We had some disagree- ments, and some games were stopped, but as far as punches be- ing thrown, we hadn ' t had many at all. " " You could go out and com- pete, but you could goof around, laugh and not always worry about the score. " Billie Hoover New sports also came into con- sideration for intramurals. An indoor whiffle ball tournament proved suc- cessful and will be added to the an- nual program of sports. Next year folf, a combination of frisbie and golf, will be added to the intramural program. Other fairly new and popular programs, includ- ed the Schick three-on-three basket- ball tournament and the Bud Light superstars competition. The Schick three-on-three tourna- ment proved to be liked and com- petitive. The intramural program sent two teams to participate in the regional tournament. " We sent two of our teams to par- ticipate in the tournament held in Kansas City, " Lade said. " Our teams fared well against other college teams in the tournament. " Many sports were offered for stu- dents to participate in. Basketball was the most popular, drawing over 900 participants. This was an all- time high. Involvement in intramurals gave students the opportunity to partici- pate in a sport without all the de- mands of varsity college athletics. " You could go out and compete, but you could goof around, laugh and not worry about the score, " Bil- lie Hoover said. " College athletics was like a job, and you couldn ' t play around or mess up. That was what was great about intramurals, people weren ' t worried, and they went out and had a good time. " Though intramurals were played for fun and recreation, teams with a competitive edge went for the championship award, the prized yel- low T-shirts. Other teams played for a supremacy trophy, given to the team with the most points. " The T-shirts seemed to be more popular than trophies because stu- dents could wear them on campus --continued Intramurals 109 artlcipation record set and show them off, " Lade said. Many Greek organizations also became involved and competed for supremacy points. Placing in supremacy was an accomplishment, but to the men of Phi Sigma Kap- pa, being first was best. " We entered at least one team in every sport in intramurals, " Jeff Ra- num said. " We encouraged every- one to participate, and usually we entered four or five teams in each event. " Their enthusiasm paid off as they won the supremacy trophy for the seventh year in a row. " We had great participation, " Ra- num said. " We went out and proved we were number one. " Many students found intramurals rewarding in other ways. " Intramurals was a good way for me to escape the pressure of college studies, " Larry Hunt said. " They really helped me relax. " " Intramurals was a good way for me to escape the pressure of college studies. " La rry Hunt The program also provided stu- dents the opportunity to get exercise they would not get normally. " I thought the intramurals pro- gram was good, " Chris Humphreys said. " You could get some exercise and keep in shape, even if you did not play in a varsity sport. " Eligibility in the intramurals pro- gram was open to current students, faculty and staff. Varsity athletes couldn ' t participate in the sport they played. All sports were open to students who were enrolled in at least nine credit hours. Graduate students could also participate if they were enrolled in at least six hours. " We ' ve had a lot of ex-varsity ath- letes participate in our program, " Coach Owen said. " But mainly, peo- ple participated in intramurals be- cause they still had a desire to com- pete and play. " D Eric Chilcoat Intramurals champions Bench Press Frat: Phi Sigs Raquetball Frat: Sig Eps Ind: (Tie) Don Pinkston Kurtis Fink Women: (Tie) Amy Current Nancy Meyer Basketball- competitive Frat: Phi Sigs Ind: Daryl-x Women: S.B.B.P. Basketball- intermediate Ind: LAGNAF Hatchets Co-Ed Volleyball Ind: We Gets Everything Tennis- doubles Frat: AKLs Ind: Morris Rehmeier Pickleball Frat: Delta Chi Ind: Bud Nelson Matt Lenguadoro Women: Little Pink House Girls Softball Frat: Sig Eps Ind: LAGNAF Women: WINGITS Track Frat: Phi Sigs Ind: Whitehouse Women: Golden Hearts Supremacy Frat: Phi Sigs Ind: LAGNAF Women: Little Pink House Girls Co Rec Softball Within-the-Walls Wiffle ball Frat: Delta Chi Ind: Ball Busters Women: Hoover ' s Hitters Volleyball Frat: Phi Sigs Ind: Skeezer Pleezers Women: Fubar Battle of the Beef Frat: Phi Sigs Ind: LP4G Women: 2nd Franken Flag Football Frat: Sig Eps Ind: Skeezer Pleezers Women: Chi Delphians Raquetball- singles Frat: Cory Briar Ind: Curtis Fink Women: Chris Heintz Cross Country Frat: Trevor Cape Ind: Rob Conner Women: Tammy King Pass- Punt- Kick Ind: Doug Woods Women: Carolyn Schnider Wrestling Frat: Phi Sigs Swimming Frat: TKEs- Delta Chis- Delta Sigs Ind: The Dogs Women: Chi Delphians Three on Three Super Hoops Ind: 2 nights, an afternoon and a day Women: Northwest All- Stars Hot Shot Frat: Todd Runyan Ind: (Tie) Dana Davenport Dave Ginther Women: Jackie Homer Intramurals nuyi c uimr some beer and play until it got dark. It was a great time. " Jeff Claxton d, " Jeff »f class- jnd play at time. " i as hard e wasn ' t n some ;tics had ose who tension pure en- i faculty in some :ulty, as etball. • uhorp Members of an intramufaTVDTreyxfeir team engage in independent com- petition. Men ' s and Women ' s volleyball tournaments were held in the fall with the coed matches being held in the spring. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Ahead fake by Randy Luke fools his opponent as he passes to team- mate David Judge in an intramural in- dependent match. Intramurals provided students with a release from tensions. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Along pass leads to a battle for the ball between Jeffery Mattson and his opponents. A 4-2 record took Matt- son ' s team, the Busch Boys, to the playoffs. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson of sport ]uent racquetball rival, Dr. Roger Zorley were no exception. " He (Corley) was the only histori- an I knew that talked in the hypothetical, " Bohlken said. " If I had made that shot.... " Another popular activity was one that showed the most obvious benefits- -weightlifting or bodybuild- ing. The Northwest Weight Club was always among the largest groups on campus, and one of its most dedi- cated members was Jean Jones. " I usually would lift four times per week; swim, bike or run three or four times per week and basically stay on a pretty strict diet all of the time, " Jones said. " To succeed in the sport of bodybuilding, it really demands an all-around healthy lifestyle. " Many students sharpened their skills by taking advantage of PE course offered by the university. " I took a golf class because I lost too many golf balls last summer, " Kent Porterfield said. " It really helped me with my iron shots and putting. " As every athlete agreed, the game became even more fun when one improved, but winning and being the best wasn ' t always the priority. I ' liVmmm .■[.-. ■ »., tUi. nr; a _jjout __ at the beginning of the cross country course as they strive for the head of the pack. All Northwest students, faculty and staff were eligible to compete in in- tramurals. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson I Intramurals 111 ;vent. " Their enthusiasm paid off as they won the supremacy trophy for the seventh year in a row. " We had great participation, " Ra- num said. " We went out and proved we were number one. " Many students found intramurals rewarding in other ways. " Intramurals was a good way for me to escape the pressure of college studies, " Larry Hunt said. " They really helped me relax. " Intramurals Bench Press Frat: Phi Sigs Raquetball Frat: Sig Eps Ind: (Tie) Don Pinkston Kurtis Fink Women: (Tie) Amy Current Nancy Meyer Basketball- competitive Frat: Phi Sigs Ind: Daryl-x Women: S.B.B.P. Basketball- intermediate Ind: LAGNAF Hatchets Co-Ed Volleyball Ind: We Gets Everything Tennis- doubles Frat: AKLs Ind: Morris Rehmeier 112 Individual Sports Tra Frat: Phi Sigs Ind: Whitehouse Women: Golden Hearts Supremacy Frat: Phi Sigs Ind: LAGNAF Women: Little Pink House Girls Co Rec Softball Within-the-Walls Wiffle ball Frat: Delta Chi Ind: Ball Busters Women: Hoover ' s Hitters Volleyball Frat: Phi Sigs Ind: Skeezer Pleezers Wnmacv-.Rnhiy v.uiunaun aims tor the kill. Wilkinson played racquetball for in- tramurals as well as for her own enjoy- ment. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Nice weather gave students an op- portunity for outdoor activities. Bi- cycling provides Resident Assistant Brad Killeen with a chance to enjoy the great outdoors. -Photo by Nancy Meyer ' Athletics: popular pastime laying for love of sport It was the bottom of the ninth. Two out and a full count. He wound up and pitched. " Crack. " The outfielder went back, back-it looked like it could have been--it was. Holy cow! Home- run. It was over the bushes. At various times of the year, the men of Phi Sigma Kappa could be found in full force out in their version of Wrigley Field (their backyard) playing whiffle ball until all hours of the night. Their goal: bragging rights as house champions. " We ' d play for hours on end, " Jeff Claxton said. " We ' d get out of class- es, maybe drink some beer and play until it got dark. It was a great time. " Throughout campus, it was hard to find a time when there wasn ' t somebody participating in some type of athletic event. Athletics had always been excellent for those who seeked physical fitness, tension release, recreation or just pure en- joyment. Both students and faculty could be found participating in some type of athletic event. A popular sport among faculty, as well as students, was racquetball. " It was a sport unlike golf-where you had to devote a lot of time to it, " Dr. Robert Bohlken said. " It was one I could work into my schedule. I had fun and got my exercise in a short period of time (usually a lunch hour). " Athletics had a way of bringing out that spirit of competitiveness in people, and Bohlken and his fre- " We ' d play (whiffle ball) for hours on end. We ' d get out of classes, maybe drink some beer and play until it got dark. It was a great time. " Jeff Claxton quent racquetball rival, Dr. Roger Corley were no exception. " He (Corley) was the only histori- an I knew that talked in the hypothetical, " Bohlken said. " If I had made that shot.... " Another popular activity was one that showed the most obvious benefits- -weightlifting or bodybuild- ing. The Northwest Weight Club was always among the largest groups on campus, and one of its most dedi- cated members was Jean Jones. " I usually would lift four times per week; swim, bike or run three or four times per week and basically stay on a pretty strict diet all of the time, " Jones said. " To succeed in the sport of bodybuilding, it really demands an all-around healthy lifestyle. " Many students sharpened their skills by taking advantage of PE course offered by the university. " I took a golf class because I lost too many golf balls last summer, " Kent Porterfield said. " It really helped me with my iron shots and putting. " As every athlete agreed, the game became even more fun when one improved, but winning and being the best wasn ' t always the priority. Td Trevermake-the 4X3 Porterfield said, " but we always had a hell of a good time out there. " There were no scholarships for these athletes. No salaries. Nothing but the satisfaction they gained from participating in the pastime they l oved. D Pat Schleeter Individual Sports ■J ■} ,{ Academics 1 m a g i n e Academics %v I Reorganization and change were underlying themes throughout the academic year. We saw the colleges and schools cut to four. We also saw a new Vice President for Academic Affairs, Richard Dumont, set goals for academia. Curriculum changes occurred, but we saw a more concentrated effort on improving education beyond the classroom. Whether it was tutoring, researching or joining academic teams, we learned outside of a three- hour lecture course. The administration focused on the Talent Development Center and a revised Freshman Seminar to help us. Once again, they depended on surveys and tests to help figure out how to lower the attrition rate — imagine that. I fi Horace Mann 126 En 9 1 ' sn Professors Assistant Professor Earnest Kramer instructs Teresa Martin in a piano selection. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Karen Cort and Kay Metzger find information for a assign- ment. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Education majors learned from them, students tolerated them, but what did Horace Mann students think of college students? Those who can not only teach, but they write, too. Several English professors have had their works printed in various publications. Academics 115 Education follege: child ' s - through eyes ho would have be- lieved first and second-graders running loose on a college campus? At Northwest, ele- mentary students on campus were reality. Horace Mann was one of two laboratory schools in Missouri and one of approx- imately 90 in the nation. Because Horace Mann was located on campus, elemen- tary students had a number of opportunities to see college students in action. To second-graders, college students looked like giants. " They were really, really big, " Shandy Zion said with a tone of amazement. " They all looked like teachers. The girls were really pretty and the boys were football players. " The second-graders even knew the average college stu- dent ' s study habits. " They stayed up all night and studied for tests, " Beth Ann Crow said with a voice of authority. But how long did they stay up? Was it past one in the morning? " I don ' t know, as long as it took, " she said. B; " ut what did they do when they weren ' t studying? The ob- vious answer could have been " party. " However, that wasn ' t the case. The second-graders thought the people who went to college spent their free time playing video games, going out to eat, going home, work- ing, watching TV and even studying some more. A lot of the second-graders planned on going to college. In fact, they were very excited about it. " I want to go to college to learn, " Nick Tunell said. " I want to be smart. " A boy sitting next to Nick, who had kept to himself most of the time, finally had some- thing to say. He spoke like he knew what he was talking about. " It ' s harder. It ' s really harder. " " No it ain ' t, " Nick yelled back at him. " Just if you learn. " T; he boy agreed with him, but he was determined to let everyone know there was work involved. " Yeah, you got to learn to type perfers, " (What- ever perfers are). Excitement was one way to describe how the second- graders felt about college. For a bunch of seven- and eight- year olds, these kids had it all worked out. They couldn ' t wait to go to college. They even had their schedules planned out. " If I go to college, the first class I ' ll take is swimming, " Beth Ann yelled out. She was followed by seven or eight others who strongly agreed with her. They might not know what is in store for them during those college years, but one thing is for sure, they know what it is all about. D Kevin Sharpe 116 Horace Mann Horace Mann students eagerly await the arrival of Billy Bob, a character from Show Biz Pizza. Sponsored by Juvenile Services and Show Biz Pizza, Billy Bob spoke on child safety tips. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Learning the basics of math, first- grader Gail Kan hands practicum teacher Sandy Link a button. The but- tons were used to help the students count. -Photo by Sarah Frerklng o make homework go a little smoother, practicum teachers give chil- dren some individual attention. Lack of space often forced lessons like this into the hall. -Photo by Sarah Frerking Bundled up against the wet weather, children from Horace Mann journey to the Student Union for lunch. The bowl- ing alley was removed and Horace Mann students now eat in the remodeled Multi- purpose room. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Horace Mann 117 Education Students learn by teaching nE iveryone knew what it was like to be a student; day af- ter day of note-taking, home- work and studying. Few, however, knew what it was like to be a teacher. Carol Esser found out when she became a student teacher. After 1 7 years as a student she got to view school from the other side of the lectern. Her voyage of discovery took place in a first-grade classroom in Pickering, far from the safe confines of Horace Mann. Not surprising- ly she was a little jittery at first. " I walked in and 33 pairs of eyes zeroed in on me and wait- ed for me to say something marvelous, " Esser said. Fortunately, she didn ' t have to face all 33 pairs of eyes by herself right away. The first few days were spent learning the ropes. But then she took her place at the front of the room and the testing period began. " The kids started testing me to see what they could and couldn ' t get away with, " Esser said. " But when I passed the test I was accepted as a real teacher. " I assing the test didn ' t mean her problems were over, though. The deeper she got into the experience, the more she learned about the daily hassles of teaching. Discipline was one of them. " The children realized I wasn ' t going to turn into a hairy monster if they did some- thing, " Esser said, " so they were themselves. " Esser found society had changed a great deal since she was in first grade. She had to cope with non-supportive par- ents, deal with outspoken youngsters and come up with activities that did not violate a child ' s religious beliefs. She also had to be careful in how she interacted with students. " I had to be careful how I touched a child, " she said. " Anything could be construed as abuse. " After facing situations like that all day, Esser could not just go home and forget about school. She spent many even- ings writing lesson plans. She leafed through magazines to come up with activity ideas. She prepared flannel boards, bead strings and other materi- als for activities. J pending evenings with les- son plans and days with first- graders kept Esser so busy that the weeks flew by. Just as sud- denly as the experience be- gan, it was over. " Once I finally got the hang of it I was done, " Esser said. Despite the hassles, there were pleasant times, too and Esser remained convinced she wanted to teach. So after a brief return to the world of col- lege, she journeyed into the real world. This time there was no cooperative teacher to fall back on, no knowledge that in seven weeks it would all be over. This time it was for real.D Dawn Williams 118 Student Teachers Using his own personal technique, Glenn Dutch gets his students ' attention by teaching from atop his desk. Dutch student taught industrial arts at Maryville High School. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Otudent teacher Greg Drew explains the operation of a signgraver in plastics class. Learning about plastics is part of the industrial arts course at Maryville High School. -Photo by Nancy Meyer From behind the lectern, Bob Wexler lectures to history students at Maryville High School. Wexler said teaching the American History class made him feel young again. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Oupervising show and tell was just one of Sue Wellington ' s duties when student teaching at Eugene Field Elementary School. Having six younger siblings had given her plenty of experience with chil- dren. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Student Teachers 119 Education Tutors giving of themselves i t was a special type of edu- cation that could not be ob- tained from a book. A profes- sor didn ' t teach it and the em- phasis wasn ' t on academic in- formation, but it was college. At least it was thought of as college, an environment men- tally handicapped people usually didn ' t have the chance to experience. But, students from the College of Education worked as tutors to help resi- dents of group homes for the mentally handicapped in Maryville. The program involved help- ing residents learn skills neces- sary for daily living. But the most important aspect was the one-on-one relationship be- tween the tutor and the men- tally handicapped person. " The goals of the program were twofold, " said Gerald Wright, assistant professor of special education. " It gave the people from the group homes exposure and contact with col- lege students and helped them acquire additional skills. " N; Lot only did the program help them gain additional skills, it also improved their self-image. " Having the handicapped tu- tored on campus helped build their self-esteem, " Wright said. " It gave them a positive feeling about themselves because they felt like they were really going to college. " The weekly tutoring session was important to the han- dicapped in another way, it gave them another friend. " I knew they enjoyed just being with someone and hav- ing something to do at a cer- tain time, " Dana Groom said. " They were always excited about the session because they had a friend to count on. " Each tutor was in charge of one handicapped person. The tutor determined what the handicapped person was capa- ble of doing, then set lesson plans and goals. Each week contained a one-hour session in which they went over home- work and did in-class activities. " At first, it was scary, " Groom said. " But when they started to learn, it felt good and it was rewarding. " T; his program also taught the student tutor the impor- tance of commitment. Be- cause the handicapped count- ed on the tutor, once in the program they had a obligation to the handicapped person. Another benefit was it gave student tutors a realistic view of teaching special education. Tutoring the handicapped was a special program which benefited everyone involved. The volunteer services of stu- dent tutors brought more than skills necessary for daily living; it brought a special relationship and an improved self-image for the handicapped. □ Lori Nelson 120 Tutoring the Handicapped Volunteering her time, JoAnn Jenkins tutors Steve Kline. Tutoring gave Jenkins and other education majors ex- perience in working with special stu- dents. -Photo by Sarah Frerking Working with flash cards, Norma Pret- tyman helps a student improve her read- ing and writing skills. Education majors who tutored had the chance to gain one- on-one experience by communicating in weekly sessions. -Photo by Sarah Frerking 1 ogetherness plays an important role in the handicapped tutoring program. Tutor Allison Benorden goes over an as- signment with Dianna Schledewitz. Photo by Sarah Frerking Cinder the assistance of Melinda McNeely, Buddy Freeman goes over a math assignment. Students and tutors worked together at Wells Hall. -Photo by Sarah Frerking Tutoring the Handicapped 121 Arts and Humanities Nude modeling for art ' s sake n ressed only in a bur- gandy bathrobe, she nervous- ly, but bravely, entered the classroom and took her place in front of the other students. After receiving instructions, she faced the class, untied her robe and let it drop to her feet. It wasn ' t an X- rated movie or a bachelor party, but instead, an art class. When students studied hu- man anatomy, the art depart- ment paid a model $8-an-hour to sit nude while students drew. Whether the model knew the students, often determined the state of mind she was in for the sitting. Embarrassment and reluc- tance accompanied the first sitting for Kim Hensley who agreed to model for the art de- partment. " I knew everybody in the class except one and that was what made it hard at first, " Hensley said. " I was really embarrassed. " O; ne male artist in the class was a good friend of Hensley ' s who didn ' t know she was the model until she walked into the classroom. " I was surprised, but I got used to looking at them (models) as something to draw, " Jim Brummel said. Af- ter the initial shock, Hensley was no exception. Parents weren ' t so under- standing, though. Hensley said her parents would have been disappointed if they found out. She didn ' t think they would have seen it as proper. Although Hensley had previ- ously modeled for her cousin, who is an art major, she had never modeled for a class be- fore and she said she did it mainly for the money. During Hensley ' s first sitting, a mixture of thoughts ran through her head as she tried blocking out the reality of what she was doing. " During the first pose, I kept telling myself ' detach yourself. Remember this is just art ' , " Hensley said. a, 1 neasiness felt in Hensley ' s first sittings soon diminished as she continued modeling for the art department. " I found it easier later, " Hensley said. " It was not too hard. I just got up there and put my mind somewhere else. " When encountering stu- dents outside of class, Hensley kept an open mind and rather than being embarrassing, their run-ins were amusing. " When I ran into a couple of art students at a show, one said, ' Oh, I didn ' t recognize you ' , " Hensley said. As for the artists ' percep- tions, nude drawings were just another form of art and some accepted it because it was popular during that time. " It ' s the classical thing to do, " Lynette Knight said. " Every- body ' s drawing nudes today. " Even though nude drawings were the thing to do, Hensley still claimed, " It was an ex- perience I wouldn ' t write in my resume. " D Debby Kerr 122 Nude Model 1 i lodeling for an art class was a new ex- rt Donley works on a sketch outside perience for Kim Hensley. However, she of class. Donley was one of the students felt the more she did it, the more relaxed in the lifedrawing class. -Photo by Scott she was. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Trunkhill Nude Model 123 Arts and Humanities Communications under one roof •even years later, the dream came true. With pack- ing crates and pica poles, her- nias and headphones, the Mass Communication Depart- ment moved into Wells Hall. Throughout the summer, trucks created a caravan from McCracken Hall and the Com- munications Building carrying furniture and equipment to the newly-renovated structure. For some students and faculty members, the move was a dream come true. For others, the gap between dream and reality was hard to bridge. " From the beginning we knew there wasn ' t enough money for renovation of the fa- cility the way we ' d planned, " said Rollie Stadlman, former director of broadcast services. B; ' oth faculty and students seemed to sense a different at- titude in Wells as broadcasting moved to the second floor and student publications moved to the lower level. " The students walked into the X-106 studio and they felt like they were walking into a ra- dio station, not a little box with a microphone, " said Buddy Schwenk, assistant music director for X-106. " People ' s personalities on the air be- came more interesting. They felt more important, so they sounded more important. " While the move to Wells seemed like a giant step for- ward for the department, some students still found themselves treading water. Because of heavy rains coupled with land- scaping and structural prob- lems, a few of the publications ' editors spent time battling flooding problems in the build- ing ' s lower level. " I expected Wells Hall to solve all our problems, " said Kevin Fullerton, managing edi- tor of Tower yearbook. " Our floors didn ' t sink in like they did at McCracken, but Wells flooded. Because of the heavy rains, we had other problems. " B; ' ut a few problems didn ' t dampen the overall feeling of a new facility. " I think it ' s better than McCracken because it ' s more professional. It ' s more like an office rather than just some place to put a paper together, " said Molly Rossiter, managing editor of Northwest Missourian. Being together in one facili- ty seemed to make each facet of the department more aware of the others ' operations, bringing about a sense of unity. " I think there was more un- derstanding overall, " said Fred Lamer, department chairman. " Simply seeing how other peo- ple did things and what their commitments were helped to answer a lot of questions and eliminate a lot of confusion. " Though not all the dreams became realities at Wells, the move was definitely one step toward the unification of a department. □ Mike Dunlap 124 Wells Hall i Heavy July rains caused flooding in the lower level of Wells Hall. To keep water from flowing under doors, Kevin Fuller- ton sweeps water toward the drain. •Photo by Nancy Meyer Working in the new KNWT television control room, Kevin Larson checks who is on which camera. KNWT received new equipment as well as new facilities over the summer. -Photo by Debby Kerr ...,, , • Broadcasting and journalism students get involved moving office furniture. Pat Flynn is " ready to move " a shelf unit into the lower level of Wells. -Photo by Nan- cy Meyer Une of the benefits of moving to Wells Hall was more room for equipment. Troy Apostol, types in a football story on the new typesetter. -Photo by DebbyKerr Wells Hall 125 p J . i Wffice hours for Dr. Leland May are used to piece together pages for upcom- ing literary works. May has written sever- al religious articles and two children ' s stories in recent years. -Photo by Nan- cy Meyer llll ELven with their busy schedules, Dr. and Mrs. Virgil Albertini take time to re- lax on campus. Their book, Towers of Northwest, published in 1 980, gave the history of the University. -Photo by Nan- cy Meyer Leisure time is well spent between Dr. Carrol Fry and daughters Erinn and Carey. Aside from teaching, Fry wrote and published I ' m Not Her Grandfather, an article about being a father a later age in life. -Photo by Nancy Meyer English Professors Arts and Humanities Professors add chapter to careers M. our our professors in the En- glish Department have made their claim to fame as authors. Books and articles by Dr. Vir- gil Albertini, Dr. Carrol Fry, Dr. Leland May and Dr. William Trowbridge can be found in libraries, bookstores and magazines. One of the authors was chosen by B. D. Owens, past president of Northwest, to write a book on Northwest ' s history. Albertini and his wife Dolores were co-authors of Towers of the Northwest. " I couldn ' t have done it by myself, " he said. " My wife did the researching and proofread- ing, I did the actual writing. She deserved a lot of credit. " Eighteen months of over 80 interviews paid off when the university awarded Albertini with a $1,000 MACE Award for excellence in research. In addition to his book, Al- bertini published magazine ar- ticles and started a collection of essays on the works of Willa Cather, a poet. 1 ry also wrote about a woman novelist. In 1979 ARCO Press bought publica- tion rights of Fry ' s dissertations on Gothic fiction entitled Charlotte Smith: Popular Novelist. " I took the money they offered me and bought myself a new coat, " Fry said. " I called it my Charlotte Smith coat. " In addition to his book, Fry published articles, film reviews and aired features on KXCV. One series was Creeds and Conflicts which dea lt with non-Christian religions. Although Fry wrote about non-believers, May wrote a book with a religious back- ground for students. Good Morning, Lord was printed in 1986 for its third edition. " I just jotted down what I saw around me and put it in a collection, " May said. As part of his doctoral degree, May ' s dissertations on Gothic literature were pub- lished. In addition to Parodies of the Gothic Novel, he also published numerous religious articles and worked on two children ' s books. T- rowbridge found a unique topic for his chapbook, The Book of Kong. This small book of poems showed maris absur- dities in a humorous way through King Kong ' s eyes. Trowbridge finished a se- cond book of poems and has been working on a third. He also gained national reputation by giving poetry readings across the country. With his heavy workload, Trowbridge didn ' t have much spare time to write. " I had fun writing; that made it tolerable to squeeze it in, " he said. " When it stops being fun, I ' ll quit doing it. " Whatever their motives for writing were, these men have been rewarded for their work in various ways. However, these awards seemed secondary to the self-satisfaction of having a book published. " It was just nice to have a book in print, " Fry said.D Cara Moore English Professors 127 ki 1 o complete the Orienteering course, students are required to participate in a Survival Weekend. Lt. Dean Mathisen checks Teresa Woods for injuries dur- ing the four-hour activity at Nodaway Lake. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Otudents in the Rappelling and Drown- proofing course scale down the outside of Colden Hall. They were attempting to rescue a manikin, which represents an injured person. -Photo by Connie Carlson i ■ •VDI The survival float is one of the basic techniques taught in drowhproofing. Capt. Maurice Williams demonstrates to his class the proper procedure for float- ing. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson t racticing the survival float, Jim Cox learns how to relax in the water. Drown- proofing was designed to enable stu- dents to survive in the water for prolonged periods of time. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Agriculture, Science and Technology C f 0QiM Courses teach students the ropes T, he girl stood on the edge of the building with her heels over the edge. Her eyes were wide open as she looked down and the wind whipped through her hair. She leaned back and stepped off. Once over the edge, Faith Bortner used her break hand to slow her descent. With her legs perpendicular to the wall and her body upright, she walked down the wall. Walking down a wall was the basic form of rappelling, an ex- perience which was no longer unique. More and more stu- dents enrolled in classes like Rappelling and Drownproof- ing, one of four Military Science courses offered for physical education credit. Other classes included Marks- manship and Orienteering, Mountaineering and Army Fit- ness Training. In Rappelling and Drown- proofing, students learned the fundamentals of rappelling, such as knot tying, various rap- pels and when they were used. After the basics, it was time to put the lessons into practice. " We took them (the stu- dents) to the gym and started on some basic rappelling off an 18-foot wall, " Capt. Maurice Williams said. " Once they gained experience and confi- dence we took them up on top of Colden Hall. That was a lit- tle different for them, going from an 18-foot wall to one that was 50 or 55 feet. " However, he noted all stu- dents reacted the same way once they were on top of Cold- en Hall. " Everybody was scared the first time, " Williams said. " It didn ' t matter if a person was 4-foot-9 and 85 pounds or a 6-foot-4, 255-pound member of the football team. The first time they had to lean back- wards and hold on to that rope, all you saw were two big eyes and someone who was holding on for dear life. " H: Lolding on for life was a feeling that many students ex- perienced in the beginning. " First I said, ' I ' m not going to be scared. ' " Bortner said. " Then I looked down and said ' forget this. ' Then Capt. Wil- liams said to say my social security number and it helped. Then, I stepped off. " After rappelling came Drownproofing exercises which were taught in the Foster Aquatic Center. First, students were given a swim test in ord- er to determine individual proficiency. However, swim- ming was not the object of the class. Students were taught how to survive in the water for prolonged periods of time by floating and by using clothing as flotation devices. Whether it was Drownproof- ing or Rappelling, skills offered by Military Science courses gave students a taste of ROTC life.D Doug Rossell Rappelling and Drownproofing 129 Agriculture, Science and Technology Replacing books with test tubes rA: sinister laugh echoed through the halls of Garrett- Strong as frenzy-haired stu- dent chemists forced subjects to drink potions with unknown effects. Further down the hall, biology students eagerly chopped and sliced innocent frogs just to discover how many flies they had eaten. Scenes like these were enough to make students sick, faint or worse — never enroll in a biology or chemistry lab class. In actuality, science classes were not filled with mad scientists and on most oc- casions students did not relish dissection of any life form. The biology and chemistry labs cooperated closely with the general lecture classes. This gave students the oppor- tunity to witness experiments instead of learning only from a textbook. " I liked the labs a lot, " David Steinhauser said. " They (biol- ogy labs) helped the general course. The plain knowledge was not enough, you needed the hands-on experience. " A large part of lab sessions were spent on experiments. Bi- ology students became active- ly involved in the class. O; ne experiment had stu- dents running up and down the stairs, to see what effects exertion had on their breathing and heart rate. Another unusual experi- ment had students spitting into test tubes to find out how much starch was in their saliva. Some results from experi- ments took a while to occur, while other experiments did not work at all. " We did an experiment to change colors in test tubes, " Dawn McClintock said. " Ours didn ' t change, so we did it over again. " However, most instructors didn ' t like making students repeat experiments several times. " I tried to tell them what should have happened and helped them reach the correct conclusions, " said Pat Ryan, bi- ology lab instructor. " The bad thing about an experiment go- ing wrong was it didn ' t stick in their heads unless they saw the results. " V hemistry labs used acids and other chemicals in the ex- periments and results were for- mulated on the same premise. " Chemistry was something that was natural and made sense through experiments, " Michele Bockelmann said. Even though chemistry stu- dents were careful during ex- periments, extra caution was needed in dealing with harm- ful chemicals. " All chemistry labs were equipped with safety precau- tions, " Dr. Harlan Higgin- botham said, " such as show- ers, eye washes and safety goggles. " Most students finished lab classes with a better under- standing of the overall course. After taking labs, the night- mares of the mad scientists in Garrett-Strong were put to rest.D Lisa Helzer Science Lab Classes 131 Agriculture, Science and Technology VI Robotics offers glimpse of future V.2-D2 and C-3PO were qommonly thought of at the mention of robots; little mechanical men that moved around clumsily and beeped every now and then. But in reality robots served more im- portant and demanding tasks, like building parts on assembly lines or helping surgeons per- form delicate operations. Most students knew little about robots or the field of ro- botics, but the Technology Department hoped to change that with the introduction of a new course called Robotic Vi- sions Systems. The course in- troduced students to industri- al robots and their applica- tions. " This course gave students basic knowledge of how robots worked and could be pro- grammed and used more effi- ciently in an industrial setting, " said Dr. John Rhoades, profes- sor in Technology Department. Wt ith the addition of a Mit- subishi Robotic Arm, the department hoped to provide the newest technology in the field of robotics. The robot, an arm-like machine with a square base, could be pro- grammed with BASIC lan- guage to do different tasks, such as pick up and assemble parts. " It could do whatever you told it to do, " Rhoades said. " You could run it off the com- puter or guide it through its operations step-by-step in a process called teach-pendant. " The applications for robotics were numerous because more industries were demanding high efficiency and increased production on assembly lines. " These jobs were more suitable for robots because they eliminated tedious human tasks on the assembly lines, " Richard Hunt said. " By doing so, they created more hi-tech jobs for humans because the robots did the labor and the workers did the technical part. " R- Lobots were more ac- curate, efficient and they reduced labor costs according to Dr. Al Andrews, chairman of the Technology Department. " A union member who worked for $ 1 to $ 1 5 an hour needed breaks to eat and go to the bathroom and may have been absent from work, " An- drews said. " With a robot, all that was eliminated and it only cost $4 an hour to maintain. " Many industries employed robots in their assembly lines. Robotic manufacturing like those used in car factories and in medicine became routine and had changed the way peo- ple felt about robots. " Robotics is a fast growing field and probably will increase tenfold over the next 10 years, " Hunt said. In past years, robotics seemed to be a dream for a far-away future, but that future has become today. □ Hong Kok 132 Robotics Working with the Technology Depart- ment ' s equipment, Dr. Bruce Parmelee programs the Hero mobile robot. The robot was the first one purchased by the department three years ago. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson I hrough a series of demonstrations, Dr. Al Andrews and Richard Hunt run through manuevers performed by the Mitsubishi Robotic Arm. The arm was programmed to pick up and assemble equipment parts. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson rvobotic Visions Systems class involves use of a Lab-Volt robot arm for instruc- tion. Eric Zimmerman used the robot arm for developmental research projects. Members of the Technology Department said robotics was a " fast growing field. " -Photo by Julie Ernat Kl Robotics Research helps students learn the im- portance of thorough investigations. Peggy Walker conducts research on a project for the Small Business Develop- ment Center. -Photo by Nancy Meyer The Small Business Development Center provides student partners Mike Ahrens and Peggy Walker the chance to advise Harold Craig, president of the Grant City Skating Rink, on an alterna- tive insurance plan. The center allowed students to utilize their formal education in order to help business people. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Working at the Small Business De- velopment Center gives Shelby Bond a chance to help small businesses. Bond worked as a secretary at the center. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson 134 Small Business Development Center 1 Business, Goverment and Computer Science Businesses and students team-up -fit partnership advanta- geous to both students and lo- cal businesses began with the formation of the Small Busi- ness Development Center. Stu- dents helped businesses utilize available resources while em- ploying the benefit of their for- mal education. During the fall 1985, the center was formed in a cooper- ation between Northwest and Missouri Western State Col- lege. The center was headed by Dale Maudlin, a local Maryville businessman, with help from Dr. Robert Bush and Dr. Ron DeYoung. The main functions of the center were to provide coun- seling, training and manage- ment assistant resources upon request to newly formed busi- nesses in the surrounding 10 county area. The business people received guidance in several areas such as market- ing and advertising from the expertise and leadership the center provided. The center " gave students an opportunity to work in real life case situations, a chance to counsel with small business clients, " Maudlin said. B; ' ecause the center gave students the chance to coun- sel businesses, it compliment- ed the formal academic train- ing the University provided. The center allowed the stu- dents to gain a perspective that was " very emotional and a unique opportunity to gain ex- perience. They were working directly with business people, " Bush said. The center was phenome- nally successful in its first year, possibly because of the con- fidentiality it provided. Busi- ness students were advised by a faculty member, worked pri- vately using public and private educational resources. The Small Business De- velopment Center " set a track record for other centers (simi- lar to it) in this region and it helped other centers to set high goals, " Bush said. " It has surpassed all of our expecta- tions. " A- iccording to Bush, the center was not intended to be an economic " quick fix " for the area. It was more a long term program that would always have a need. It gave students the chance to provide a larger network of available resources to business people. " We were very pleased with the excellent progress of the center and look forward to the coming years, " Maudlin said. It was an unbeatable combi- nation. Cooperation between students and local businesses produced a situation beneficial to both. Students learned about the " real business world " and businesses were able to take advantage of the students ' education. □ Terry Aley Small Business Development Center 135 1 ranscribing dictation helps business student Terri Schacherbauer increase her typing speed. Traditional office skills continued to be taught despite the tran- sition to new technology. -Photo by Ron Alpough 1 o improve shorthand skills, students are required to utilize a dictaphone. Tamara Freeman transcribes from a cas- sette tape for a shorthand lab, a require- ment for advanced shorthand class. -Photo by Ron Alpough Oecretarial classes provide hands-on experience in order for students to se- cure future employment. Susan Koenig works on improving her typing speed and accuracy. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Shorthand Business, Government and Computer Science Offices phase out shorthand rA dapting to change in the office was an obstacle bus- iness students had to face. While new electronic mach- ines and techniques were en- tering the business world, older office procedures were phased out. When word processors started to move in, shorthand was on the borderline, almost ready to move out. Shorthand provided an op- portunity to learn new ways to take dictation and notes. Although shorthand offered a quick and easy way to dictate letters and reports, the pres- ence of word processors in to- day ' s offices allowed bosses to do most of the work them- selves. Many people in the business field predicted short- hand was an office procedure of the past. " I wouldn ' t say that short- hand was obsolete, " said Dr. Greg Valentine, professor of shorthand and typing. " I would say shorthand was gradually being phased out. For exam- ple, a secretary who applied for an entry-level position at Hallmark in Kansas City did not need to know shorthand. However when she was up for advancement, she needed to know it. " V; alentine explained that the reason for the paradox in short- hand depended on the boss. The newer bosses at lower po- sitions were able to use word processors and dictation equipment. However, the older bosses who found it hard to ad- just to new technology usually depended on a secretary who knew shorthand. Even though shorthand was old hat, Northwest continued to offer the class and would continue to offer it as long as the state required it. Several degrees in the business field required students to complete a minimum of six hours in shorthand. " I took shorthand because it was required f or a two-year secretarial certificate and I also enjoyed business courses, " Wendy Wells said. " I took shorthand and typing in high school, but in order to meet re- quirements I had to take them in college. " D; espite filling require- ments, Wells said her future with shorthand was hard to predict. The use of shorthand depended on what corporation she worked for and how far they had progressed with office equipment. Many students weren ' t con- cerned about predictions of an office without shorthand. They felt as long as there was a boss and a secretary, shorthand would always play an important role in the office. □ Kevin Sharpe Shorthand 137 I Members of the Soviet Union ' s navy tour Revolution Square in Leningrad. The square marks the spot where the Bolshivek Revolution began. -Photo by Richard Fulton I he Border Monument greets both citizens and tourists of Armenia. The monument is also the national symbol of Armenia, a republic of the Soviet Un- ion. -Photo by Richard Fulton teligion is considered illegal in the Soviet Union, however many churches still stand as monuments and tourist at- tractions. The Basilica, located near the Kremlin, is an example of how life used to be in the Soviet capital. -Photo by Richard Fulton 1 raffic flows by the Hermitage Muse- um in Leningrad. The museum displays several examples of works by Russian ar- tists. -Photo by Richard Fulton 1 he Center of Armenian Church, locat- ed outside of Yerevan, is a tourist attrac- tion for many visitors of the Soviet Un- ion. Yerevan is a city in Armenia with a population of about 767,000. -Photo by Richard Fultoi " " " " " ™ 138 Trip to Russia Business, Goverment and Computer Science Class has study tour behind Iron Curtain rR ussia. Even the name sounded ominous. It was not a country many Americans visit- ed. But for two weeks students in Dr. Richard Fulton ' s govern- ment class toured the Soviet (Jnion and learned about the Russian way of life. The tour of the Soviet (Jnion came as an extension to les- sons Fulton ' s class had studied. " It was a study tour, " Fulton said. " We had done some reading about the Soviet (Jnion and then we made the tour. " The group ' s schedule was designed to allow them to spend two or three days in different Russian cities. " We tried to visit a variety of places in Russia, " Fulton said. " We went to Moscow and Leningrad, but we also went to many other cities rather than sticking to those traditional cities. " Although the trip was excit- ing, some students were ap- prehensive once they arrived in the Soviet (Jnion. " I wasn ' t really scared on the flight over, " Ramanda Buckles said, " but once we got there I was a little worried because of what everybody said about Russia. " A; it the different stops along the way, students saw first hand the Russian way of life, a life they were not accustomed to. " The way of life in Russia was completely different to what we were used to, " Buck- les said ' They started school at the age of seven and they went seven days a week. If a student ' s grades were high enough the government sent him to college, but he had to study what the government told him to study. " The group ' s tour plans were altered a bit due to the nuclear meltdown at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Kiev, which occured six weeks be- fore they arrived in the Soviet (Jnion. The meltdown forced officials to evacuate residents of Kiev and surrounding cities. " We were scheduled to spend three days in Kiev, but we were not allowed to go to the city because of the Cher- noybl accident, " Fulton said. " We got about as far as 300 to 400 miles of Kiev. " The potential dangers of the aftermath of a nuclear explo- sion were not a cause of great concern to the tour members. " I 1 wasn ' t worried about it, " Buckles said. " If they thought it was too dangerous for us to go then we wouldn ' t have been able to. " In place of the three days the group was going to spend in Kiev, they went to Tbilisi and added Romania to the list of places they visited. The stops along the way al- lowed group members to visit ancient cities and to do some sight-seeing. Students visited a country that most Americans will only picture through a camera ' s lens.D Denise Pierce J Trip to Russia 139 President Board of Regents Hub s dream electri fies campus , rK keeping up with change was a big part of everyday life in the real world, but change in the academic realm often seemed slow in arriving. However, when the whirl- wind did hit Northwest, it seemed overnight, and the changes that took place were more than simple administra- tive re-shuffling. Everyone was forced to deal with change, and although President Dean Hubbard in- itiated the reformation, he was quick to point to the team con- cept as an integral part. " 1 don ' t see the presidency as bound up in power, " Hub- bard said. " It was bound up in responsibility. There were a lot of people who pulled together, and that was incredibly satisfying. " P I ulling together had been an emphasis of Hubbard ' s ad- ministration, and since he be- . came president in 1984, the institution had weathered seemingly endless waves of change. But when all his ideas began converging, Northwest seemed to be on the road to " surviving with significance, " Hubbard ' s primary goal. I As declining enrollments made competition among universities a matter of survival of the fittest, Hubbard ' s reor- ganization plan was just com- ing into play. He hoped to make Northwest unique as an institution and one that was, as Hubbard said, " truly regional. " Hubbard had instigated ai trimming down of administra- tive bureaucracy and pushed ' Northwest into the future with the Electronic Campus project. D. ' etermining the focus was the job of Hubbard ' s Master Planning Committee, which set into motion a year-long review of the University. Through its evaluations, the committee composed the Statement of Mission, a docu- ment which detailed the aca- demic areas in which North- west was strong and on which it should focus. The University decided to emphasize areas it had been recognized for in the past. Education, agriculture and business became the major thrusts of the institution and three of the four colleges. Reorganization had its finan- cial benefits, as well. In its first year, the University re- allocated $837,000 in ad- ministrative savings. " The first year was very productive in terms of the reformation I ' d hoped to see, " Hubbard said. " We came closer to focusing on the qual- ity of the educational ex- perience we provide students. " On another front, Northwest was not only surviving with sig- nificance; it was setting trends for higher education. Through the Electronic Campus project, The University hoped to propel students into the future by placing state-of-the-art data retrieval and word processing capabilities at their fingertips. A great deal of the adminis- tration ' s time was spent lobby- ing the Missouri Legislature for money for the project, which would place a computer termi- nal in every dorm room and faculty office on campus. Through Electronic Cam- pus, the administration hoped to allow students several com- puting options, including text editing, data access, video module access and tutoring. Behind the process was the attention of the Board of Re- gents, planning and making the " tough decisions " Hubbard said were behind the sharpen- ing of the University ' s focus. In January, the terms of both Board President Robert Cowherd and Vice president Michel Thompson expired af- ter the two had served the University for six years. " I would like to see a con- tinuation of a real, goal- oriented administration and would like to see the colleges focused on specific purposes, " Cowherd said. Northwest was gearing up for the future and the fulfill- ment of Hubbard ' s dreams, and in the end one fact re- mained clear: the University was preparing students for a world of change through the best experience possible — living through it on a daily basis. D Mike Dunlap 140 President Board of Regents Attending meetings and reviewing reports with his secretary occupies part of President Dean Hubbard ' s busy schedule. Installation of the electronic campus highlighted Hubbard ' s third year as president. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Members of the Board of Regents study cost increases for tuition and room and board. Later in the session President Dean Hubbard, Robert Gill, Ted Robin- son and other members set school calendar dates for 1987-88. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson im Hart of Use Straub ' s job as Student I he Board of Regents focuses atten- Senate president is to keep the Board tion on tuition during the September of Regents up to date on Senate activi- meeting, Board President Michel ties. Straub attended Regents meetings Thompson, President Hubbard, Robert to provide a student perspective. -Photo Gill and Ted Robinson discuss fee in- by Rich Abrahamson creases. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson President Board of Regents Administrators Getting personal with the Cabinet nA Jthough many stu- dents looked at them as unap- proachable and strictly in the hierarchy of the University, it simply wasn ' t the case. President Dean Hubbard and his Cabinet were very ap- proachable, and yes, even human. Dean Hubbard At the top of the hierarchy was President Hubbard. However, bureaucracy wasn ' t a part of Hubbard ' s na- ture at all. He was a very structure-oriented and time- conscious man. Hubbard was aided in his ef- forts to stay organized by one of his companions, a small IBM computer. " I carried it all the time, " Hubbard said. " It was fun and I enjoyed using it. " Nc lot so surprisingly, Hub- bard learned how to use the computer on his vacation. When Hubbard traveled long distances for speeches or meetings, he asked someone to drive so he could work. " That was more fun than driving and it was also more productive, " he said. Exercising daily was also an important part of his routine. Hubbard worked out on a nordic track for 40 minutes ev- ery morning. He followed with weightlifting. " The nordic track simulates cross-country skiing, " he said. " It was more vigorous than jogging. " But Hubbard didn ' t just ex- ercise. While working out, he also listened to books on tapes, worked on speeches or watched videos. A; mother surprise was Hub- bard made oatmeal for break- fast every morning. His wife said no one else made it quite right. " I had the same breakfast every morning, " he said. " I was a pro at cooking oatmeal. " Structure was another area Hubbard felt very strongly about. " Very little that was mean- ingful ever took place in an un- structured environment, " Hub- bard said. John Paul Mees Athletics, music and art were things in Dr. John Paul Mees ' s, vice president for Ad- ministrative and Student Serv- ices, life that were very important. Athletics was an area Mees excelled in. He played four years of collegiate basketball at the University of Southern Illinois. However, when he was asked by some students to play basketball, he quickly dis- covered how fast the legs and the quickness went. " It was sort of funny, 1 went to jump to get a rebound and I only jumped about three inches off the floor, instead of the 15 or 18 I should have, " Mees said. His interests included cars, landscaping, art and music. But the easiest way for Mees to relax was to go visit his parents. Usually while they were there, he could swim, fish or go boating. " But sometimes in the winter, just a fire in the fire- place and having a weekend with the family was very relax- ing, " Mees said. Richard Dumont The " new kid " in the Ad- ministration Building was Richard Dumont, vice presi- dent of Academic Affairs, who began work at the University July 1. Although Dumont hadn ' t had much time to himself since he arrived in Maryville, he had many projects on the back burner. Dumont enjoyed outdoor activities away from the big city. " I love nature, " Dumont said. " I just liked to get out and take long walks in the country and just kind of stop and smell the flowers, so to speak. " B, " ut long walks and hiking were not his only interests when it came to the great out- doors. Dumont enjoyed canoeing and cross-country skiing as well. In the meantime, Dumont exercised by running, and he worked at it faithfully. " I ' m a dedicated runner, " Dumont said. " I started run- ning in 1974, before it really became faddish, and I have been running ever since. " But Dumont didn ' t run with empty hands — he carried five- pound weights to work out his upper body as well. --continued ■ i - ' 142 Administrators ' Hobbies John Paul Mees enjoys quality time with his family. Mees, vice president of Administrative and Student Services, checks out Johnathon ' s laser gun. - Photo by Scott Trunkhiii mRmmBBniHMBIR BB Bmm tvery morning President Dean Hub- bard exercises his mind and body. Dur- ing his 40-minute workout, Hubbard listens to educational cassette tapes. - Photo by Scott Trunkhiii After a hard day at the office, Richard Dumont relaxes with his dog, Pierre, be- fore his 30-minute jog. Dumont, vice president of Academic Affairs replaced George English in July. -Photo by Nan- cy Meyer Administrators ' Hobbies 143 Administrators Getting personal with tne Cabinet Robert Bush Even though he, too, was in a demanding job, Dr. Robert Bush, vice president and direc- tor of the Center for Applied Research, found time for everything, especially his wife, family and hobbies. The key for Bush was his ability to pinpoint exactly what was most important to him. " Keeping company with my best friend, my wife Betty, was my favorite way to spend time, " Bush said. " She has been a special mother and the most important thing in my life. " o, ne of the activities the Bushes enjoyed together was planning, designing and build- ing their houses. " Building a house was a fun thing for us, " Bush said. " It was part of our desire to create something. " But Bush had other activi- ties he enjoyed, like metal and woodworking. He built one-of- a-kind items, he said, because he couldn ' t have made copies of his creations. " I liked to work with my hands, " Bush said. " In fact, it was good therapy, along with listening to classical music. " And when he was working in the shop, classical music played in the background. " It was kind of a stimulant, " Bush said. " When I was writing or designing, it would almost put me on a high. " Warren Gose Balance was an important term for Warren Gose, vice president for Finance, both in- side and outside the University. Gose kept his life away from the office in check also by be- ing active in his church. For over two years Gose was presiding elder for the Reor- ganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. " It was kind of another ad- ministrative job, " Gose said. " I helped develop programs, made sure people needed for various jobs and activities were there and established a budg- et, while also working with people and their feelings. " Fortunately for Gose, his other interests didn ' t require as much of his time. Gose also liked to play piano, although he had only received a year of instruction. " I liked to play it for my own enjoyment, " he said. " But I wouldn ' t do it anywhere else. " However, Gose thought it made an excellent channel for frustration. " When 1 got frustrated and there was no one else in the house, I would beat on the pi- ano for about 15 to 20 minutes to take out my frustra- tion, " Gose said. He also enjoyed yard work, snow skiing and traveling. Gose expected a lot from people, especially family and friends. " I really thought people were capable of doing a lot more, " he said. " Sometimes people settled for second best too easily. " 1 or Gose, his relationship with God was the most important thing in his life. " If I had a good relationship with God, then I could have a good relationship with my fa- mily, friends and employer, " Gose said. " I needed to have a strong foundation, and he was the best thing I knew. " Robert Henry If you wanted to know about sports of all types then a trip to Robert Henry ' s office was a necessity. Henry was Public Relations Officer for the University, but knew more than just Northwest sports status. A; Ldmittedly, Henry was a sports junky. It didn ' t matter what team was playing. He got emotionally involved. " I had often said in jest that if I had spent as much time in constructive pursuits as I have watching and listening to sports, I would have probably found the cure for cancer, " Henry said. His pastime became even more enjoyable when it was his children on the field or court. " I have gotten a lot of pleas- ure out of my children ' s partic- ipation in sports, " he said. It was not surprising that his children were interested in ath- letics, because when they were young he was always playing some sport with them. " I didn ' t get anything con- structive done because I was always in the backyard playing ball with the kids, " Henry said. Henry wasn ' t just a specta- tor. He also liked to get in- volved in some sports. Golf was the favorite, even though he said he wasn ' t any good. " I don ' t think being good is terribly important, " Henry said. " 1 try to get better but I never do. I ' ve had the same score for the last five years, and while I ' m not content with it, I have accepted it. " □ Lori Nelson 144 Administrators ' Hobbies good way of relieving tension for Warren Gose, vice president of Finance, is playing the piano after a hard day at work. -Photo by Nancy Meyer W hile at the Lincoln University game, Public Relations Officer Robert Henry explains a play to statistician Ravi Iyer. An admitted sports junkee, Henry could be found either on the golf course, cheering the Bearcats or catching a game on the tube. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Woodworking provides relaxation from Dr. Bob Bush ' s hectic schedule. Bush often listened to classical music while working on projects. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Administrators ' Hobbies 145 Deans Dust settles after academic shake-up lhange was the watch- word as the University entered its first year under reorganization. Dr. Richard Dumont, vice president for Academic Affairs, said the purpose of the reor- ganization was " to sharpen the University ' s focus on the professional programs of agriculture, business and edu- cation, while maintaining a strong commitment to gener- al education areas and to save money by reducing bureau- cracy. " Although it was too early to fully evaluate the results of the reorganization, it seemed well on the way to achieving those goals. " Significant savings and re- allocations had already oc- curred, and a sharper focus on the mission was evolving, " Dumont said. CI Lnder the plan, the num- ber of colleges was reduced from six to four. The change caused several departments to be moved or combined. Many departments with similar aims that were in different colleges found themselves together. " When similar fields of in- struction were in different col- leges, there tended to be com- petition, resulting in a lot of wasted effort and resources, " said Dr. Ron DeYoung, dean of the College of Business, Government and Computer Science. " When they were in the same college, resources were better managed. " ven with the benefits provided by the new system, many adjustments had to be made as deans and faculty members learned to deal with new people, areas and ways of doing things. The College of Arts and Humanities ex- perienced this when small aca- demic units became part of one big college. " The work was more than doubled, " Dean Robert Sunkel said. " Everything was com- pounded by not having that which was familiar. Things that were routine for others weren ' t for us. " But few faced a bigger change than Dumont, who came to Northwest in summer and inherited a reorganization already in progress. Dumont, however, felt his newness to Northwest was an asset in helping those who had difficulty coping. " In many ways, my personal adjustment to the reorganiza- tion was facilitated by the fact I was new, " he said. " I found that I could be supportive of and reassuring to those in- dividuals who expressed ap- prehensions about the changes occurring. " Although the changes made some people uncomfortable, others welcomed them, feeling they were beneficial to the University. " 1 think the reorganization helped the colleges come together, " said Dr. Joseph Ryan, dean of the College of Education. " There was a visi- ble manifestation of teamwork among the deans with Dr. Dumont ' s help. " Ti he reorganization was ac- companied by many curricular changes in the various col- leges. On the University level, a comprehensive assessment and instructional improvement program began. This allowed administrators to evaluate the effectiveness of student serv- ices through tests and ques- tionnaires administered through the Talent Develop- ment Center. Many changes had come and more were coming, as Northwest moved in new directions. " The changes that were oc- curring created a higher quali- ty environment at Northwest, " DeYoung said. " As a result it was an exciting place to be. " □ Dawn Williams 146 Reorganization m-f ■ • Before Art History class, Robert Sunkel, Arts and Humanities dean, sorts slides for class viewing. Slide presenta- tions were used to teach students vari- ous forms of art. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill 1 nstructional material is reviewed by Dr. Joseph Ryan and RoAnne Solheim for the second level of Horace Mann stu- dents. Dr. Ryan was the Dean of Educa- tion. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill V-olleagues in the business field, Dr. Ron DeYoung and Linda Frye, discuss the mild February weather. DeYoung is the Dean of Business, Government and Computer Science. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill LJr. Gerald Brown, Dean of Agriculture, Science and Technology, and Doug Moore, farm manager, advise agriculture graduate student Felix Uzomah on his research project. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Reorganization ' . — — % »! ■ .! ' »» i r MwnvHMi 3 S I ' ll % N « t i i n i »; « . m a g n -f reople We came from 26 foreign coun- tries and 41 states to make Northwest our home. Together our diverse personalities and qualities made up the heart and soul of the University. Although we weren ' t listed on Play- boy ' s Top 40 Party Colleges or USA Today ' s poll of top academic schools, we felt we could party with the best of them and compete academically. We had bragging rights to a world class farrier, Doug Butler; Missouri Professor of the Year, Sharon Brown- ing and All-American cheerleader, Linda Carnes. The spectrum reached from those who wanted to be out- standing to those who felt content being a face in the crowd. In every way, each of us was uniquely Northwest — imagine that. Dressed for Halloween, Pat Giesken helps a student with some eligibility forms in Finan- cial Aid office. After finishing fall semester fi- nal exams, students return books to Textbook Services. I 5 9 Laundr y 175 Roberta Learning went from the classroom to the laundry room as students learned how to sort and choose tem- peratures. However, it took some longer than others to learn laundry ' s basic rules. To some students the name Rober- ta referred to a hall on campus, but to the residents, Roberta was a ghost who resided in the hall named after her. Many residents have seen evi- dence of her pranks. a rp v J Members of the Student-Faculty Discipli- nary Committee, Venessa Maxwell and Ge- orge Gumnett, prepare for a case. The seri- ousness of the cases required close exami- nation. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Stuck respc disci] Innoce made wh breaking trators decided s of studen ' members ciplinary Thecc students worked s board ha against st nocence punishmf to dismi Although was an a " There was a tight rope kept on this campus. We needed to cut adminis- trative burea- cracy and replace it with student representati- on. " Greg Drew Alt, Sherey Records Clerk Andrews, Al Industrial Arts Baker, John Finance Baxter, Nancy Applied Research Beadnall, Marvin Marketing Management Belcher, Kathryn Office Administration Bohlken, Robert Speech Bookwalter, R.B. Speech Boone, Luke Library Brown, Craig Speech Brown, Ray Economics Brown, Robert Economics Browning, Edward Accounting Browning, Sharon Marketing Bush, Betty Curriculum Instruction Faculty And justice for all Students share responsibilities of disciplining peers Innocent or guilty; this decision was made when someone was accused of breaking rules. At Northwest, adminis- trators weren ' t the only ones who decided someone ' s fate. A small group of students shared that responsibility as members of the Student-Faculty Dis- ciplinary Committee. The committee, consisting of four students and four faculty members, worked somewhat like a court. The board heard serious disciplinary cases against students, determined their in- nocence or guilt and recommended a punishment, which ranged from fines to dismissal from the university. Although participating on the board was an educational experience, there were also pressures involved. " We wanted to spend a lot of time making decisions, " George Gurnett said. " We didn ' t want to make any hasty decisions. " Even after a decision was made, the pressure didn ' t necessarily end. " If I saw a person the committee had found guilty of a serious violation on campus, it put me in an awkward posi- tion, " Venessa Maxwell said, " especial- ly if that person confronted me and asked me specifics about the case or the deliberation process. " There was also fear of unhappy defendants seeking revenge on a board member. However, committee mem- bers were protected in a number of ways. First, secret ballots were used. In ad- dition, everything said in deliberation was strictly confidential. Finally, there was a threat of further punishment to the defendant. Phil Hayes, the committee ' s adviser, outlined other procedures that took potential pressures off members. For example, the board could not dismiss or suspend students on its own authori- ty. President Dean Hubbard made the final decision about those penalties. In addition, students didn ' t have to worry about being associated with too many negative decisions. There were a number of students and faculty mem- bers on the committee, but only four of each served at a time. " We attempted to rotate so it wasn ' t always the same students and the same faculty at each hearing, " Hayes said. " No one liked to be identified as ' the hanging judge ' or ' the hanging jury ' . " Deciding someone ' s future was a tough job. But with procedures to re- move pressures, students found shar- ing real responsibility was a great way to learn about the judicial system. □ Dawn Williams Bush, Robert Vice President Applied Research Cairns, Tom English Carter, Sharon Broadcast Services Station Mgr. Carter, Teresa News and Information Clark, Deborah Home Economics Collins, Gary Physical Education Collins, Ramona Exec. Secretary Crist, Leroy Industrial Arts Defenbaugh, Sharon Marketing Management Douthat, Michael Broadcast Services Dumont, Richard Vice President Academic Affairs Easterla, David Biology Eaton, Sara English Elmquist, Mike Computing Services Fowler, Lou Accounting Finance Faculty 151 Frazier, Virginia English Freemyer, Lillian Union High Rises Frucht, Richard History Humanities Frye, Charles Geology Geography Frye, Linda Accounting Finance 152 Faculty Gayler, George History Humanities Geddes. LaDonna Speech Geiseit, Brad History Humanities Gille, George Agriculture Gorcyca, Diane Speech Gose, Warren Vice President Finance Goudge, Theodore Geology Geography Grispino, Frank Education Hanks, Nancy Library Harper, Marvin Support Staff Harris, Terry Mass Communications Heberlein, Kate English Heeler, Phillip Computer Science Henry, Robert Public Relations Officer Hinckley, William Curriculum Instruction Horner, Louise French Hoskey, Marvin Agriculture Hubbard, Dean President Hunt, Bud Industrial Arts Ireland, John Military Science Jackson, Peter Assoc. Dean of Faculty Jelavich, Mark Economics Jewell, Duane Agriculture Johnson, Mike KXCV Operations Manager Johnson, Parker English Jones, Keith Marketing Management Keller, Danny Computing Services Kempker, Dana Coordinator of Publications Kenner, Jean Math Statistics Kenner, Morton Math Statistics King, Terry Math Statistics Kolenc, Koleen Counselor Lamer, Fred Mass Communications Lewis, Ruth English Litte, Bruce English " I liked the campus be- cause it was quiet and had a peace- ful environ- ment. I liked it because it had a natur- al environ- ment with trees — it wasn ' t all pavement. " Darin Wheeler Faculty 153 Ludden, Keith News Coordinator McCown, Eugene Psychology McDonald, Gary Computer Science McDonald, June Music McDonald, Merry Computer Science McEvoy, Anthony Industrial Arts McLaughlin, Patrick Accounting Finance Mees, John Vice President Student Services Minter, Kenneth Biological Science Moss, Martha Computer Science Muskus, Thomas Military Science Mutz, Helen Library Nagle, Jean Psychology Nedderman, Robert Library New, Richard Curriculum Instruction Oates, Barbara Marketing Management Read, Myrna Graduate Secretary Riley, Nancy Curriculum Instruction Ross, Theo Theatre Ryan, Joseph Education Saucerman, James English Schrader, Sandy Secretary Schultz, Patricia Music Scudder, Michael Military Science Sheil, Sean Computing Services Sherman-Proehl, Laurabelle Speech Shipley, Frances Home Economics Sinn, Lionel Athletics Smethers, Steven Mass Communicaton Stucki, Warren Broadcast Services Sundberg, David Director of Counseling Center Thompson, Patricia Curriculum Instruction Town, Stephen Music VanDyke, Patt English Vernick, Gordon Music Viner, Wayne Housing Webster, Kathie Speech Weeks, Dennis English Weymuth, Richard Music Widmer, Laura Mass Communication Wilson, Mike Accounting Finance Winstead, Wayne Athletics 154 Faculty ■■ Butler: just horsin ' around Hobby centers around symbol of good luck For some the horseshoe was a sym- bol of good luck. Dr. Doug Butler had horseshoes of various sizes lining one wall of his office. Butler did not have them because he was superstitious; they were objects of world class status. At one time or another during his successful career, Butler had been an expert farrier, author and publisher, fea- tured speaker and consulting editor. Since 1 981 , he has taught the age-old techniques of horseshoeing. A farrier was similar to a blacksmith, but was involved in the total care of horses. Amidst the usual academic courses, Butler ' s classes revolved around horse science, farrier science, farrier craft- manship, agricultural blacksmithing and livestock management and disease. Butler said he averaged 1 5 students a semester. These students obtained hands-on experience by examining and shoeing horses brought by the general public. " It was like playing a musical instru- ment, " he said. " You had to do it rou- tinely. If left alone, you could tell the difference. " To keep his skills sharp, as well as hand-eye coordination and physical strength, Butler practiced a number of hours each week. Butler used this constant practice for more than teaching. On two different occasions, Butler qualified to compete with the North American Horseshoe Team in International Farrier Competi- tion held in Dublin, Ireland. In 1980, the team placed fourth overall and in 1986, the team finished third. On this world class level, Butler said only 30 farriers competed, while only 50 to 75 were even able to qualify. Even though it was an honor to com- pete next to the top farriers in the world, Butler said he didn ' t think he had reached his own potential. " I felt I could have been better, " he said. " Perfection is not possible to ob- tain. I ' m closer to it, but I still have a lot to learn. " Butler emphasized that anyone, es- pecially teachers, had to continually learn more to improve their knowledge about a subject. Maybe all those horse- shoes were a lucky key to Butler ' s suc- cessful career. □ Lisa Helzer Practice makes perfect as Dr. Doug Butler demonstrates his skills to his class by mak- ing horseshoes. Butler used this practice y r J time to instruct students and to sharpen his skills for the International Farrier Competi- tion in Dublin, Ireland, where his team finished third. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Wundram, Becky Education Administration Wyant, James Financial Aid Director Wynne, Johanne Agriculture Zierke, Kathleen Housing Zirfas, Monica Admin. Secretary to President " Joining a fraternity was the best thing for me because it opened a lot of social doors. " Scott Sharp Faculty 155 " Once you got to know everybody, dorm life was a lot of fun because you did a lot of crazy things. " Jay McCowen Abrahamson, Richard Journalism Adamson, Teri Journalism Business Adkins, Paul Speech Ahrens, Michael Management Data Processing Ainsworth, William Management Marketing Akers, Mitchell History Anderson, Jocelyn Marketing Andrew, Al Public Relations Apland, Sara English Education Apland, Todd Business Management Arai, Mami Fashion Merchandising Arterbery, Rebecca Business Management Bair, Randal Animal Science Baker, John Management Data Processing Baker, Michelle Health Education Balle, Rebecca Elementary Education Basich, Lisa Math Secondary Education Baucom, Ruth Education Library Science Bayless, Kristi Wildlife Ecology Bayless, Tanora Finance Management Behrens, David Management Finance Behrens, Ricky Agriculture Education Benavente, Maya Speech Communication Benefield, Robin Housing Interiors Bienfang, Naomi Music Biere, Douglas Finance Bitler, Delores Marketing Blanco, Juan Management Data Processing Boes, Lisa English Speech Bowles, Susan Biology Brown, Amy Business Management Brown, Dayna Marketing Management Brown, Juli Industrial Technology Brownfield, Michael Management Burnette, Jon Marketing resu cone dent Hoi col 156 Seniors Graduates The infographics featured dents participated. The Tower These surveys do not express resulted from random surveys sampled students ' opinions on any opinions of the Tower, only conducted with on-campus resi- various topics including how they the opinions of those who were dents. Approximately 500 stu- funded college. surveyed. Carroll, Maureen Public Relations Carter, Barry Finance Carter, Stephanie Marketing Management Cashmere, Leanna Elementary Education Casillo, Renzo Management Data Processing Chacon, Raul English Economics Seniors Graduates 157 Changyou, Kan International Business Christensen, Dale Animal Science Clark, Teresa English Cline, Carol Marketing Cline, Cindy Business Management Cline, Wendy Personnel Management Cochran, Dan Management Data Processing Colvin, Paula Accounting Combs, Michael Industrial Technology Cotten, Thomas Broadcasting Cramer, Sheila Management Data Processing Craven, Alicia Management Marketing Crisanti, Clifford Broadcasting Crossen, Murray Broadcast Business Crowder, Juliet Management Data Processing Crowley, Jennifer Vocal Music Education Dakan, Ronda Office Administration Davenport, Dana Physical Education Davis-Sutta, Beth Biology Delong, Bridgeitte Accounting Dempsey, Barbara Public Relations Devenney, Tim Public Administration Dickey, Sonya International Marketing Dinville, Lisa Secondary Education Biology Dishon, Stephanie Elementary Education Drew, Greg Industrial Arts Education Dutch, Glenn Industrial Arts Duty, Stacey Elementary Education Eagan, Michael Business Management Else, Janice Elementary Education England, Mitch Animal Science Ernat, Julie Journalism Esslinger, Tracy Elementary Education Fairholm, Martin Business Management Fana, Jafar Agronomy Fargo, Amy Elementary Education Ferguson, Holly Business Fillian, Christina Finance Finken, Nancy Broadcasting Foley, Elizabeth Accounting Ford, Karen Housing Forsythe, Cynthia Biology 158 Seniors Graduates dp} cM College t an ail to . It ' s a dirty job Laundry detail includes making the whites white and the colors bright It was Saturday. The day associated with hangovers, football games, naps and dirty laundry. This particular Satur- day, dirty laundry shouted out its need to be washed (no pun intended) when I couldn ' t find any clean underwear. 1 had held out for three weeks, two days and 10 hours. Pretty good 1 thought; I beat my roommate ' s record by three hours. " I did my laundry when I ran out of clothes or underwear, " Shari Goetz said, " whichever came first. " Capturing a washer was the first challenge I knew would be difficult to accomplish. I didn ' t want to wear my underwear inside-out, though, so I headed downstairs to purchase some tokens. This became my first challenge when there were no tokens left — imagine that. The deskworker at Millikan told me to go to Franken. There I was told to go to Dieterich and on to Phillips. Finally 1 was told to go to Hudson. That ' s when I told them where to go. In desperation, I conned a freshman out of his tokens for three times what they were worth. Again, Goetz related to the problem. " I usually ended up going from door to door to purchase tokens, " Goetz said. " You had to buy them in $5 increments at my dorm and nobody had $5 for laundry--! was lucky to have 35 cents. " Clinging tightly to my tokens and car- rying two heaping baskets to the laun- dry room, I was shocked to find two empty washers. I soon discovered an " out of order " sign on one though, and decided I would not wait for another. I stuffed my underwear, jeans, towels, colored shirts, sweaters and permanent press dresses into one washer. Since 1 overloaded the washer, I concluded I should use extra detergent-four cups extra. I closed the lid by sitting on it and left the room saying a prayer. I wasn ' t the only student who washed laundry College taught students there actually was an art to doing laundry. Doug Glenn and Brian Wagoner receive their first lesson af- ter 1 00 percent cotton sweats were put in the dryer. -Photo by Debby Kerr in this manner, though. John Miller ad- mitted he used the same procedure. " I used to stick everything I could in one washer, " Miller said, " except jeans because I didn ' t have any room for them. " Three hours later, I returned to find my forgotten clothes thrown on the floor. There were blue underwear, shriveled sweaters and a dress I no longer recognized. Unrecognizable clothes seemed to be a problem for many others, too. " I still don ' t know if my roommate and I do laundry right, " Mark Bachali said. " My pants still come out different colors every time. " Mumbling obscenities under my breath, I got in line for the dryers. I was number four at 5 p.m., number three at 5:30 p.m., number two at 6:15 p.m. and finally at 6:42 p.m., I captured a dryer. All my clothes were now dry ex- cept my jeans and sweaters. I threw them in and left again. I kept a close watch on the clock this time, deter- mined to get my clothes when the dryer quit. Unfortunately, some friends convinced me to begin pre-partying with them which soon lead to partying which soon lead to Sunday morning. Goetz admitted forgetting her laundry, too, but for different reasons than myself. " Sometimes I went to classes and forgot about my laundry, " Goetz said, " but soap operas were major sources of my forgetfulness. " Once again remembering my laun- dry, I dashed downstairs to get my clothes only to realize they were gone. Someone had stolen my clothes. Someone has stolen Jill Lyle ' s clothes before, too. " I had a brand new T-shirt stolen, " Lyle said. " It was just a T-shirt, but it was the idea of it. " I left saying more obscenities, and this time they weren ' t under my breath. I made a pact that day the next time I ran out of clean underwear, I would go to the store and just purchase some more. Laundry-it ' s a dirty, dirty job, but someone has to do it. I hope you ' re reading this, Mom.D Debby Kerr Seniors Graduates 159 Freshour, Terri Elementary Education Fullerton, Kevin Journalism Gangloff, Brian Computer Science Garrett, Randy Agricultural Business Gaylor, Scott Public Administration Gerdes, Steven Accounting Finance Sneak-a-peek Election Day brings citizens to the voting booths. Although 18 was the legal voting age, a youngster gets in on the action anyway. The election had a high voter turnout for the Kit Bond — Harriett Woods U.S. Senate race. -Photo by Sarah Frer- king 160 Seniors Graduates Gill, Cheryl Office Administration Gilman, Troy Wildlife Ecology Glaspie, Mark Accounting Finance Goh, Lee Finance Business Gonzalez, Stephanie Public Relations Graham, Anita Instrumental Music Grant, Elaine Government Greenwell, Stan Fashion Merchandising Griffith, Cindy Accounting Grisamore, Denise Accounting Gunderson, Darren Biology Guyer, Julie Business Management Hale, Steven Biology Hall, Shelley Public Relations Halla, Jay Marketing Haning, Jill Marketing Hansen, Sherry Accounting Harris, Vicky Elementary Education Hartman, Mark Computer Science Hauck, Eric English Helzer, Lisa Business Journalism Hemmerlein, Heidi Elementary Education Henry, Tonya Music Education Hashim, Dolita Management Hetland, Brian Physical Education Hollman, Julie Marketing Management Homan, Vicki Psychology Hood, Philip Management Data Processing Humphrey, Mary Elementary Education Hunt, Cynthia Accounting Hunt, Larry Social Science Hunt, Richard Industrial Technology Hurd, Kimbra Psychology Hutson, Kurt Recreation Ighoyivwi, Michael Pre-Medicine " In my mind, the most impor- tant thing that hap- pened this year was the Geneva Summit. Even though nothing was really decid- ed, at least the two countries talked. That was some- thing. " Ron Snyder 161 Munchies epidemic strikes campus Snacking after hours inevitable for students An epidemic struck hundreds of stu- dents each night and although they dis- covered temporary remedies, they still suffered chronic relapses of this con- tagious disease — midnight munchies. At the stroke of midnight, night owls scurried through their dorms in search of food to satisfy their cravings. Some students left campus to cure their cases of the munchies; while others managed to find relief within the dorms. " When I was up late and got hungry I went into rooms and ate everyone else ' s food, " Marc Lombardo said. The most contagious cases spread among friends who were awake doing everything from typing papers to all-star wrestling in the halls. Becky Teal, Lorinda Rice and Samantha Webb usually got the mun- chies when they stayed up talking. " We ate anything in sight, " Teal said, " pop, potato chips, animal crackers, brownies, vanilla wafers, crackers and salami. " The ever-popular refrigerator raids saved many night owls from having to resort to the limited selections of vend- ing machines. Many students kept a surplus of favorite snacks on hand for a quick boost. " My friends and I stayed up late almost every night playing cards, " Jon Groom said. " Then we would go to the refrigerator and grab some tuna fish, cheese, yogurt or sandwiches to tide us over till morning. " Taking advantage of the dorm ' s kitchen facilities was another source of food for creative residents. " At 4:30 one morning, a few friends and 1 cooked three pounds of ham- burger with spaghetti sauce and put it on bread, " Kelly Collins said. " It was a change from Hardees, Dominos or Ter- ry ' s House of Heartburn. " Acute cases of munchies forced many students off-campus to con- venience stores for a larger selection of food. " When I would drink with friends we ' d go to Shop-n-Hop and buy Jo- jo ' s, " Ermel Wilson said. " That was the only time they tasted good. " Food runs before and after parties kept Maryville merchants busy. Shop- n-Hop and ASAP were favorite pit stops for a quick snack. " Before roadtrips some of us would stop and get enough food to get us to Iowa, " Mike Cleary said, " then we ' d stop again once we got there. " Even though students found various sources of food, few had the will-power to overcome late-night snacking. " When I got hungry 1 would go to bed so I wouldn ' t eat, " Lorie McKnight said. No matter what students were doing, midnight munchies crept into their rooms. They disturbed those intently studying and relieved those looking for an excuse to take a break. Whether the students gave in to the recurring dis- ease or fought it off, it still found its way around campus. When the clock struck midnight, many students learned to outsmart the infectious illness and crawled into bed to sleep through the suffering. □ Cara Moore In order to get through the night, Greg Port- er and Pat Gorerty purchase snacks at a lo- cal convenience store. Many students made the trip off-campus to cure the munchies. -Photo by Ron Alpough Ingram, Mike Management Data Processing Irvin, Douglas Finance Economics Jennings, Kimberly Management Data Processing Johnson, Gwen Broadcasting Johnson, Kenna Physical Education Masters Jones, Cathi Spanish Seniors Graduates US ■ pens dig : - : :: ttl ■ i : • : — ' Jones, Kenneth Management Data Processing Jorgensen, Joseph Personnel Management Kahler, Lea Merchandising Kastens, Laura Consumer Information Keenan, Dawn Elementary Education Keith, Kevin Public Relations Kelsey, Kathy Physical Education Kennell, Sherry Accounting Kenney, Anne Management Data Processing Khalid, Al Pre-Engineering Khorasani, Ebrahim Agriculture Soil Science Klenklen, Bradley Management Data Processing Kley, Steven Wildlife Conservation Klinzman, Christopher Broadcasting Lamont, Laura Library Science Lanoha, Laura Public Relations Larson, Holly Government Leonard, Ricky Art Education Elementary Lesiak, Patrick Business Industrial Arts Lewis, Linda Music Education Library Science Link, Sandy Elementary Ed. Early Childhood Linn, Linda Accounting Lockard, Valerie Accounting Longabaugh, Keith Business Management Luppens, Albert Chemistry Lurkowski, Karen Computer Science Lutes, Lisa Business Management Lyman, Karen Physical Education Marcelino, Parra Agricultural Mechanics Marshall, Debbie Family Environment Marth, Dawn Elementary Ed. Middle School Matthews, Lisa Consumer Information Mattson, Erma Elementary Education Mattson, Michael Broadcast Business Maxwell, Venessa Government Spanish " I love run- ning upstairs to get a phone call because they won ' t fix the phones on our floor. " Shelly Morriss McCoole, Kerri Business Management McDonald, Kenneth Broadcasting McKee, Terry Business Management McKeown, Susan Elementary Education Meacham, Jay Accounting Mees, Jill Fashion Merchandising Meier, Sandy Agricultural Business Mendenhall, Heidi Art Meyer, Nancy English Journalism Mickels, Ann Marketing Mihalovich, Steven Management Miles, Susan Office Administration Miller, Andria International Marketing Miller, Art History Miller, Edward Broadcasting Miller, Gary Animal Science Miller, Laura Marketing Inter. Business Miller, Michelle Management Data Processing Miller, Steve Physical Education Mirzamani, Ahmad Agriculture Mocker, Jeffrey Computer Science Moody, Susan Merchandising Moore, Lynn Broadcasting Moss, Stephen Public Relations Mulugeta, Teri Elementary Education Murray, Kelly Biology Psychology Nagle, Paula Psychology Nekolite, Rebecca Psychology Sociology Nelson, Lori Broadcasting Journalism Newkirk, Loren Horticulture Norton, Jason Accounting History O ' Connell, John French Ogle, Susan Early Childhood Olney, Bradley Business Management Oslrt, Laurie Home Economics Oster, Edward Finance and Agriculture Oster, David Finance Owens, Jeff Business Management Oxford, Noble Business Management Oyler, Elizabeth Elementary Education Palmquist, Sonya Home Economics Pappert, Joan Fashion Merchandising 164 Seniors Graduates y fcJL jlm Parrott, Amy Home Economics Parsons, Andrea Voc. Home Economics Patterson, Kevin Industrial Arts Education Paulsen, Tom Agricultural Education Pedretti, Renee Education Peregrine, Catherine Psychology Sociology Petersen, Leigh Anne Psycholo y Petersen, Rodney Industrial Arts Peterson, Jean Computer Science Peterson, Kimberly Broadcast Business Piercy, David Vocal Music Education Pistone, Mary Ellen Elementary Education Potter, Sondra Housing Interiors Pounds, Gayle Agricultural Business Prall, Dawn International Business If you were to move off campus, what would be the main reason? " With the new policy of non- evacuation for bomb threats, Campus Safety put our lives in danger. " Mike Wilcox " I thought the high point of this year was be- ing able to march dur- ing halftime of a Kansas City Chiefs football game. Un- fortunately, I lost my mus- ic and had to fake all the playing. " James Huffman Price, Shelly Interior Design Pilchard, Vince Marketing Management Priestley, William Industrial Technology Reasoner, Bryan Agricultural Business Reif, Troy Agricultural Economics Reigelsberger, Andrew Agricultural Business Reilly, Mary Elementary Early Childhood Reynolds, Diane Accounting Richards, Denise Recreational Therapy Roberts, Kendall Finance Robinson, Christine Organizational Comm. Rohe, Diane Computer Science Romero, Kathleen Marketing Rossell, Douglas Political Science Royer, Shari Accounting 166 The new college network, NCTV, is oper- ated by students under the guidance of Ad- viser Mark Brislin. Pat Murphy operates master control as he begins his shift. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton C( NCR chanj At 9:1! through T music vide surprised ti channel 4 west ' s stuc NCTV, r was a net programmi Bringing it doors for tr running ne produced j casting stUi " It gave tl of a televisl lin, adviser. fern no m doing. " While br enjoying th. enjoying tl provided. T Ryan, Patrick Industrial Arts Saad, Isam Geology Sahle, Zelalem Geography Geology Scheel, Teresa General Agriculture Schendt, Cheryl International Marketing Schieber, Janet Marketing Office Administration Schilter, Amy Elementary Education Schleeter, Patrick Education English Schmitz, Wendy Psychology Scheider, Alan Business Mngmnt Data Processing Schreck, Phillip Public Relations Scott, Beth Accounting Scroggie, Rochelle Family Relations Searcy, Sloane Accounting Shackelford, Diana Marketing Management Shackelford, Donna Marketing Management Shahbazi, Peggy Marketing Management Sharp, Randy Marketing College network makes its debut NCTV provides change of pace for Maryville viewers At 9:15 p.m. a student flipped through TV channels and paused at a music video. When it ended, she was surprised to find it wasn ' t MTV. It wasn ' t channel 41. It was NCTV on North- west ' s student-operated Channel 8. NCTV, National College Television, was a network which provided free programming to campuses nationwide. Bringing it to Northwest opened new doors for those involved. For example, running network as well as student- produced programming gave broad- casting students valuable experience. " It gave them a look at the operation of a television station, " said Mark Bris- lin, adviser. " It was good experience for them no matter what they ended up doing. " While broadcasting students were enjoying the experience, others were enjoying the entertainment NCTV provided. There was a variety of pro- grams to choose from including music videos, documentaries, college news from around the country and golden ol- dies like Jack Benny. " It appealed not only to a college au- dience, " said Chris Klinzman, student operations manager, " but to an older group as well. " Although NCTV took time to catch on, those who watched it seemed to like both old and new programs. " I liked the fact they were bringing back a lot of the older shows that, to me at least, were still funny, " Rob Van Orden said. The process of getting NCTV on the station began when President Dean Hubbard expressed interest in having more regularly scheduled TV program- ming. At that time, however, more programming was not feasible. The department lacked sufficient facilities and as Fred Lamer, chairman of the Mass Communications Department, explained, even commercial stations seldom produced more than a few hours of programming a week; getting the rest from syndication or networks. However, syndicated packages available to the university were too expensive. Those barriers were partially over- come, though, when the department moved to Wells Hall and acquired new equipment. Then Lamer received infor- mation about NCTV. " Suddenly, if we wanted to go on the air four hours a night we didn ' t have to worry about producing that four hours ourselves, " Lamer said. " We could use NCTV and then drop in our in-house productions on a pre-determined schedule — working it like a normal net- work or station operation. " Lamer was interested in NCTV and placed Brislin in charge of making the arrangements. A few months and many technical problems later, NCTV was on the air for a trial run. " The purpose of the test was to get feedback and see if it was something we wanted to keep, " Brislin said. " We wanted to continue it if the popularity was good and if it was feasible. " No one knew for sure what NCTV ' s future would be or what changes would be made after some evaluations had been made, but the outlook was good. In any case, with NCTV ' s debut, tel- evision at Northwest took a step into the future. Thanks to NCTV, students flipping from channel to channel in search of study breaks didn ' t have to settle for weather reports any more. □ Dawn Williams Seniors Graduates 167 Pint low Blood drive, sponsored by Student Senate, provided students with an opportunity to help local hospitals. Bob Baumli gives blood in the Student Union Ball- room. -Photo by Nan- cy Meyer " Since peo- ple went home on weekends they partied during the week and didn ' t worry about school. " James Chapman Shatswell, Stephanie Home Economics Sheets, Ronda Elementary Education Stadati, Bijan Chemistry Sims, Jane Broadcast Business Slagle, Todd Business Management Smeltzer, Lisa Theatre Smith, Rodney Industrial Technology Snook, Jamie Marketing Office Admin. Stalder, Robert Data Processing Starke, Catherine Psychology Steelman, Scott Public Relations Steinke, Tina Marketing Management Stillman, Eugene Recreation Stroud, Carmen Finance Strubert, Patrick Elementary Education Stuart, Marti English Tan, Lip Management MBA Tee, Siew Finance Business Economics Thairatana, Patama Management Thomas, Susie Health Thomson, James Industrial Arts Thummel, Bradley Animal Science Towers, Tami Marketing Management Trunkhill, Scott English Journalism Vaughn, Deana Elementary Education Vogel, Brad Agricultural Education Vogelsmeier, Ronald Agricultural Mechanics Wagner, Rita Biology Walker, Keith Marketing Management Walker, Peggy Marketing Wardojo, Justanti Business Watson, Brice Elementary Education Watson, Diane Public Relations Weber, Scott Marketing Weigel, Kent Management Data Processing Wheeler, Darin Agronomy Wheeler, Edee Accounting Wilcox, Kimberly International Business Wilhelm, Bertha Elementary Education Willett, Lisa Education Williams, Brenda Medical Technology Williams, Cassandra Psychology Williams, Dawn English Journalism Williams, Michael Physical Education Wilson, Kevin Marketing Wise, Kevin Music Education Wong, Wing-Sang Business MBA Woodward, Stanley Agricultural Business Wright, Robin Elementary Education Zapien, Ruby Physical Education Seniors Graduates Abbasi, Adel Adams, Jeff Adams, Russell Adkisson, Lori Ahuja, Sunil Aley, Terry Allely, Rick Allen, Pam Allen, Tarn Allgood, Jody Alsup, Deanne Andersen, Deb Anderson, Arleen Anderson, Kevin Anderson, Lori Anderson, Theresa Angermayer, Michelle Antle, Diana Anzalone, Victor Apostol, George Apostol, Troy Argolsinger, Kenda Aring, Kelly Armstrong, David Armstrong, Kevin Ashbaugh, Lisa Aubrey, James Avila, Maria Baier, Brad Bailey, Ken Banger, Michael Banks, Willetta Barber, Christina Barmann, Stephanie Barnhart, Jeffrey Bart, Thomas Bassett, Florence Bates, Brenda Bates, Sheila Bears, Polly Beatty, Sherrone Bedier, Brenda Behrends, Beth Behrens, Keith Bell, Debra Bell, Kevin Benavente, Gerry Bennett, Kenny 170 Undergraduates Outerwear underwear Since Boxer shorts became a fad many pat- terns have been printed on them; from foot- ball teams to Care Bears. Boxer shorts were a comfortable and versatile part of studentr ' wardrobes. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Boxer shorts set trend of style and comfort Students wearing men ' s underwear in public? It wasn ' t typical attire in a conservative Midwestern community, but it was reality in the ' Ville as boxer shorts hit the scene. Only in the ' 80s could men ' s under- wear have been regarded as fashion. Who knew why; maybe it was fashion, fad or perhaps just because they were comfortable. But one thing was for sure, boxer shorts were an important part of many students ' wardrobes. " I loved them and wore them all the time, " Jeanne Voss said. " All the girls on campus wore them after we got back from classes. We always wore them in the dorms, just because they were so comfortable. " Although many students wore the shorts for comfort, others thought they were relaxing or amusing to wear. " Everybody wore them around cam- pus and during intramural games, " Jane Sims said. " They were fun and came with so many different things on them. " Boxer shorts could be purchased with an extensive assortment of pat- terns printed on them — from red hearts to little teddy bears. Even though stu- dents thought of them as fun clothes to wear, many parents were a little ap- prehensive about them. " When I wore them, " Kerri McCoole said, " I took them home for Mom to wash and she showed them to my Dad and said with concern ' Our daughter is wearing men ' s underwear— I don ' t wear them any more. " Parents were not alone in apprehen- sion about boxer shorts, despite their popularity there were also those stu- dents who wouldn ' t have been caught dead in a pair of boxer shorts. " They look really uncomfortable, " Rob Debolt said, " and they look really silly on people. I ' d never wear them. " Whether boxer shorts were a pass- ing fad or fashion didn ' t really matter, nor did the fact they were men ' s under- wear, because to students, they were fun, comfortable clothes. □ Lori Nelson Benorden, Allison Bernard, Valerie Bestgen, Janice Billups, Kristy Bisacca, Kristi Bishop, Lee Ann Bixler, Linda Blackmore, Kelli Blair, Brenda Blair, Kevin Blocker, Kelley Bobst, Scott Bockelmann, Michele Bogart, Stacy Bollinger, Shelly " I don ' t think it was right that the in- structors could count off on our grade if we didn ' t go to class. We paid for it (class), not them. " Kim Meek Underaraduates 171 Bors, Michelle Bose, Melinda Bowman, Daryn Boyd, Christy Brewster, Stephanie Briece, Debbie Brill, Michael Brockman, Robin Brooke, Lance Brown, Gary Brown, Leigh Anne Brown, Roger Brudin, Karen Bryan, Curtis Bryant, Mike Bunge, Janet Bunnell, Rusty Bury, Susan Buscher, Pamela Bush, Daniel Bush, Jon Buzard, Donald Bybee, Shannon Calhoon, Judi Campbell, Julie Campbell, Michelle Campbell, Michelle Carder, Loretta Carl, Julie Carlson, Jean Carmichael, Vicki Carter, Kelley Cavender, Teresa Chamberlain, Sophia Chilcoat, Eric Chittenden, Rhonda Christensen, Qwen Christensen, Joseph Christensen, Sandra Christie, Sheila Christopher, Shan Clark, Duane Clark, Kristin Clark, Patty Clayton, Kamela Cleary, Mike Clemens, Rick Clemsen, Joy Cline, Jennifer Cobb, John Cochran, Lonnie Cody, Michaele Cole, Rodney Collins, Georann Conn, Michelle Connor, Kelly 172 Undergraduates Conor, Marcie Constant, Stephanie Cooper, Donetta Copeland, Christi Copple, Bryan Cornine, Michelle Corsaro, Rob Cort, Karen Cotter, Erin Cox, Kelly Cox, Michell Cox, Skip Cox, Terry Coyne, Cathy Craven, Al Crawford, Andrea Crawford, Linda Crawford, Tom Cue, Travis Cummins, Melissa Darrington, Brian Davis, Donna Davis, Eileen Davis, Jennifer " I sat through a whole semester of Botany class before 1 real- ized it was Business Manage- ment. " Allen Stevens Where do you spend your money first? p» i 173 Roberta returns to old haunt Ghost stories send shivers up residents ' spines Some residents refused to enter the basement alone. Some would not sleep in their rooms by themselves; they felt a strange presence watching over them. These residents of Roberta Hall feared the ghost that lurked through the hallways and haunted their rooms. She turned on water faucets, closed doors, passed through walls and turned on lights in deserted rooms. Items mys- teriously disappeared. Windows which were shut and locked at night were found open in the morning. Her picture fell off the fireplace on the anniversary of her death. The list of ghost stories has grown since 1952 when Roberta Steel died af- ter injuries suffered in a fire at the Women ' s Residence Hall. In April 1951, a gas tank located east of the residence hall exploded, causing fire damage to the dorm and injuring many of the residents. Roberta suffered third degree burns and shock, but fought for her life and returned to college against doctors ' orders in the fall 1952. However, two months later at her fami- ly ' s Thanksgiving dinner she apparently began hemorrhaging at the mouth and went into a coma, never recovering. The cause of her death was not veri- fied, although some claim she died as a result of infection from skin grafts while others believe she died from cir- rhosis of the liver. Regardless of the cause of her death, many have sought the truth in the legend of her ghost but have not found substantial evidence to support her ex- istence. They doubted the stories of the ghost, the unexplained incidents and the weird noises and replaced them with logical explanations. " Every residence hall made noises, " said Bruce Wake, director of housing. " Roberta Hall, being the oldest, was more likely to make those sounds. " More disbelief came from those who knew Roberta ' s background and perso- nality. Assistant Professor Jane Costel- lo lived in the Women ' s Residence Hall at the time of the fire and knew Roberta. " She had a wonderful sense of hu- mor and was always teasing in a fun way, never hurtful, " Costello said. " 1 don ' t believe in ghosts, but if people were going to have one, it might as well have been a fun-loving one like Roberta. " The incidents in Roberta Hall were never injurious or violent, just spooky; but they were solid enough proof to make many residents believers. " 1 didn ' t believe in Roberta until something happened to me, " Barb Al- len said. " My brass lamp turned on by itself when neither my roommate nor I was standing near it. Then I heard sto- ries of weird things that had happened to my friends. I started feeling like someone was always watching me. " Laura Lanoha was another resident who experienced an encounter with Roberta. She was in the basement alone when she heard someone. She looked up and noticed a strangely dressed girl walking down a hallway. " I knew she wasn ' t in a sorority be- cause I had never seen her before, " Lanoha said. " The next time I looked up she was gone. I checked the doors she could have left through but they were all locked but one, and that one made so much noise I would have heard her open it. She seemed to have vanished. " Many girls never witnessed the mys- terious events but still believed some- thing was occurring in the dorm. " Nothing out of the ordinary hap- pened to me, " said Cindy Crisler, resi- dent assistant. " But even though every- one claimed Roberta wouldn ' t do any- thing bad or harmful, 1 still felt some- thing present. " Whether students truly believed the ghost of Roberta existed, they often talked about the popular ghost. She was the basis of many ghost stories, the subject of seances and the root of resi- dents ' fears. Roberta never died in the eyes of many, she lived on, stalking the dorm named after her, reminding its residents of her life and the incident that took her life. But for those who didn ' t believe in the living spirit of Roberta Steel, may she rest in peace. □ Cara Moore Women ' s Residence Hall was renamed Roberta Hall after the death of Roberta Steel in 1952. Residents claimed Steel ' s ghost lived on in the dorm named for her. -Photo by Nancy Meyer 174 Undergraduates her.-! Ml Dayhuff, Karie Dean, Susan Delong, Julie Derks, Eric Dew, Philip Dike, Maureen Dillon, Shelli Dixon, Michelle Dodge, David Dolan, Susan Doman, Karen Donnelly, Amy Dorf, Kristi Doughman, Wesley Downs, Troy Doyle, Jim Dreesen, Dan Dudley, Melanie Dunlap, Mike Dye, Tammy Dyke, Shelley Eaton, Curtis Edwards, Kimberly Eiberger, Jeffrey Eichler, Michelle Eighhorst, Kevin Ekesang, Elad Elder, Sarah Ellis, Jon Ellison, Amy Elsberry, Margie Epp, Stephanie Espano, Ariadna Everling, Marcia Ewer, Julie Ezebunwo, Kate Faris, Kirk Feller, Marc Fenster, Tracy Ferguson, Connie Ferguson, Deanna Fields, Brian Filippi, Annette Floyd, Joy Ford, Doug Ford, John Foster, Richard Foster, Shelli " I wish there was better communica- tio n between administra- tion and stu- dents. There always seemed to be a lot of confusion and no one really knew what was go- ing on. " Linda Quarti 175 Catching rays When the temperature rises, students move outside. Doug Kelly, Wende Shires and Mike Swaney enjoyed a Saturday afternoon football game. They kept Seventh Street residents entertained throughout the year with various lawn dis- plays like a bonfire and a used car lot. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Fox, Jean Franks, Thesis Freeman, Carol Freeman, Kevin French, Esther French, Michael Frerking, Sarah Fresh, Janna Friesner, Eric Fuentez, Dan Fulmer, Lisa Funke, Linda Qalbraith, Martha Garrison, Carmen Gates, Phillip Genochio, Jerry Genrich, Joel Gentry, Michelle Giles, Kathleen Gilkey, Luther Gillespie, Linda Gillespie, Ruth Gillette, Richard Gimbel, Kathleen Ginther, David Gnitt, Luci Gochenour, Lisa Gogerty, Pat 176 Undergraduates Gold, Joellyn Gonzalez, Cindy Goodman, Krisi Goodwin, Susan Gorton, Stuart Gosserand, Todd Graham, Dennis Gray, Amy Gray, Tina Green, Judy Greene, Leann Greunke, Brian Griffey, Rebecca Griggs, Melissa Grimes, Joel Gronewold, Tamra Groves, Cami Gude, Lori Gunderson, Penny Gunja, Jane Gutschenritter, Robert Gutshall, Kelly Hajek, Theresa Halbur, Cathy Hall, Ginger Hall, Rhonda Hamlett, Marshall Hancock, Delana Hansen, Carolyn Hansen, Mark Hansen, Tammy Harrison, Beth Harrison, Colleen Hartman, Micheal Hascall, Ky Hass, Rozanne Hatcher, Karelle Hatcher, Michelle Hathaway, Steve Hauger, Lorri Havard, Duane Hawley, Becky Hearn, Jennifer Heckman, Gaylen Heermann, Jay Heimensen, Jeffrey Heitman, Michelle Heitmann, Lynette " The stron- gest point Northwest had to offer was its friendly at- mosphere. I found enjoy- able rela- tions with both the in- structors and students. " Edward Oster 177 Not disabled, handicap ' able ' Disabilities don ' t stand in the way for students who dare to overcome obstacles They were just like any other stu- dent. They went to classes, joined or- ganizations and clubs and did all the things other college students did. But there was one slight difference between them and other college students. They were physically handicapped. However, these students did not let their handicaps slow them down or stop them from doing what they wanted to do. Cathy Coyne, who was born with only one leg, tried rappelling after she could not register for a class she want- ed to take. " 1 wanted a P.E. credit and I had signed up to take aerobics, but it was full, " Coyne said. " So when a friend of mine said there was a mountaineering class open, I jumped at it. " Past experience in climbing made the transition to rappelling an easy and fun one for Coyne. " When people rappelled, they were afraid of going over the edge, but 1 wasn ' t scared because I had done some climbing in Colorado when 1 worked with mentally retarded children, " Coyne said. " I just tied my leg to keep the center of gravity and so my leg wouldn ' t bend and just did it. It was fun. " Troy Reif was another student who did not let his handicap, being deaf, slow him down. " 1 have been deaf since birth or the age of six months, " Reif said. " My par- ents were never able to find out what caused my deafness. " Reif ' s decision to continue his edu- cation was supported by the Vocation- al Rehabilitation Department, a service which supports handicapped students who attend college. " They gave me a lot of encourage- ment to attend college and I chose Northwest after graduating from Iowa Western Community College, " Reif said. With the help of an interpreter, Reif was able to understand and participate in class discussions. " My interpreter has interpreted for me since the fall ' 85, when I transferred here, " Reif said. Reif proved his handicap was not an obstacle by getting involved in special- interest clubs and pledging a fraternity. " I was involved in Ag Club, Agrono- my and a member of Alpha Kappa Lambda, " Reif said. " Last year, I played football for the Bearcats. " Another student had to overcome the difficulties of attending college while being legally blind. " It wasn ' t very easy when I came here, " Andy Stahmer said. " I had a lot to overcome. 1 didn ' t have a lot of help. " Despite his difficulties, Stahmer joined the campus radio station and received help from others involved. " When I got involved with KDLX it took up a lot of my time and it was hard work, " Stahmer said, " but the support they gave me was tremendous. " When it came to schoolwork, Stah- mer had to find people to read the as- signments to him. " I usually just grabbed somebody to read for me, " Stahmer said. " They usually did not mind. " These students didn ' t let physical differences stand in the way of being average college students; instead they faced the challenge head-on. □ Denise Pierce " Just when you thought you had the system figured out, they com- puterized the campus. " Jane-MarieGifford Hemme, Jackie Hemphill, Wendy Heng, Tang Hess, Elizabeth Heyle, Julie Hill, Barbie Hines, Janet Hinkle, Patricia Hinshaw, Ren Hirsch, Matt Hoenig, Yvonne Hogan, David Holcomb, Todd Holliway, Therma-Jean Holloway, Micheal Holman, Julie Holmes, Shannon Holmes, Sheila 178 Hume, Timothy Hummer, Mark Humphreys, Chris Hunt, Lloyd Hunziger, Debbie Hurst, Kim Hutton, Tina Hutzler, Libby Hymes, Edward Icenbice, Lori Immel, Matthew Jackson, Ken James, Tammy Jamison, Deann Undergraduates 179 Jardak, Elizabeth Jelinek, Lorrie Jenkins, Dacia Jenkins, Holly Jenkins, Karen Jennings, Darrell Jennings, Sherry Jensen, Jeff Jensen, Laura Jensen, Sandra Jessen, Linda Johnson, Andrea Johnson, Bonnie Johnson, Jody Johnson, Leann Johnson, Luke Johnson, Matt Johnson, Michelle Johnson, Patrick Johnson, Priscilla Johnson, Rod Johnson, Ronelle Johnson, Stephanie Jones, Cheryl Jones, Jean Jones, Jeffrey Jorgensen, Luann Jorgensen, Paul Judge, David Judkins, Pat Kabiser, Annie Kafton, Brenda Kahler, Tracey Kaloenberg, Matt Kane, Bradley Karg, Lisa Kelly, Brendan Kelly, Jeff Kelly, Lisa Kelly, Sue Kenagy, Sharon Kennedy, Andrea Kennedy, Kaye Kerr, Debby Kessler, Caelene Kettelhake, Lloyd Kimball, Rick King, Cherie King, Elaine King, Robert King, Spencer King, Tammy Klocke, Jenna Knapp, Alan Knoll, Kirsten Kocsis, Susanne Undergraduates How many hours of sleep do you get a week? iistkis: Infographic by Kevin Fullerton Koenig, Susan Korver, Jill Kregel, Darrin Lambright, Donovan Lane, Terri Langford, Kelley Langford, Marilyn Langin, Monica Larsen, Valonda Larson, Brian Lauer, Jane Lawman, Joe Lawson, Century Lee, Andrea Legg, Michelle Leib, Sara Lempka, Ann Lenhart, Jeff Lentz, Danny Lewis, Jackie Lim, Janty Linquist, Douglas Linson, Lisa Liston, Joe " Since it was a small school you had lots of opportunities to meet lots of different people, not just people you had class with. " Beth O ' Dell 181 Loar, Cynthia Long, Brenda Long, Jacquelyn Longley, Robert Lorenz, Michael Lowry, Edward Luke, Marilyn Lundy, Jill Luse, Leanne Mackey, Shannon Maclafferty, Julie Madison, Diane Magers, Michael Majors, Laura Malcom, Anita Mann, Suzanne Manning, Jeff Martin, Kris Maske, Amy Mattson, Jeffrey Mattson, Joan Mattson, Lori Mattson, Marsha Maures, Andrew Mautino, Jim Maxwell, Mickie Maynes, Susan Mc Afee, Steve McCartney, John McClemons, Amy McClintock, Dawn McClinton, Tobe McCunn, Nancy McDade, Monica McDaniel, Mark McDonald, Darin McDowell, Colleen McElwain, Richard McGee, Melodie McGivney, Erin McGuire, Alfonso McHenry, Lynn Mcintosh, Kelly McLain, David McMahon, B.J. McMillen, Jerry McMullen, Carta McNeely, Melinda McPherson, Trish Meier, Vicki Melvin, Richard Meng, Amy Mertz, Paul Messer, Todd Metzer, Kay Meyer, Diane 182 Undergraduates Meyers, Mark Middlebrook, Boyd Middleton, Ann Miller, Darren Miller, Denise Miller, Mark Miller, Wendy Milligan, Rose Mocker, Amy Mohl, Gayle " I think the instructors attempted to help you if you had problems and they tried to get to know you. " Tammy Griffin [ y a All-American deserves a cheer Cheerleader Carries receives some national attention Athletes were not the only students recognized for their hard work during games. One cheerleader who stood on the sidelines rallying crowd support for the Bearcats also achieved recognition. Linda Carnes was honored when she was selected from over 2,500 cheer- leaders as one of the National Cheer- leaders Association ' s (NCA) First Team All-American Collegiate Cheerleaders. Carnes competed with cheerleaders from over 300 colleges and universities across the country. Before being named All-American, Carnes and the rest of the Northwest cheerleading squad attended a week long All-College Cheerleader Clinic in Lincoln, Nebraska which was spon- sored by the NCA. The cheerleaders participated in many events which helped them develop their skills. Carnes had done so well in previous sessions of the clinic the NCA asked her to teach routines at their clinics, quite an accomplishment for a person who did not start cheering until college. Demonstrating her All-American cheerlead- ing skills, Linda Carnes does a Spread Ea- gle jump on a trampoline. Carnes has been an All-American for two consecutive years. •Photo by Ron Alpough " I did not think about being a cheer- leader in high school, " Carnes said. " I decided to try out for the squad my sophomore year. I have been cheering for 3V2 years and taught at the camp for three years. " Carnes competed with cheerleaders from Division I colleges, which made winning a bigger thrill. " Linda was up against cheerleaders from much larger colleges like the University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma, " said Nancy Hanks, cheerleading adviser. " But out of the 12 women from the United States chosen, she was the only one from a Division II college to win. " Increasing the value of the award was the fact that she had won it the year be- fore also. " I was very excited when 1 found out that I had won the award, " Carnes said. " I was also very honored because it was the second year the NCA had chosen me as a First Team All-American cheerleader. " After being informed about being chosen, a date was set to present the award to Carnes. " I was presented the award on Oct. 25, at halftime of the last home foot- ball game by our cheerleading advisers, Dr. John P. Meese, Nancy Hanks and Jim Brizendin, " Carnes said. " Unfor- tunately, we lost the football game. " Although most people thought of athletes as the only ones who were ac- knowledged for their efforts, Carnes proved what a little cheer could do. □ Denise Pierce 183 Monson, Cyrus Mooney, Kindra Moore, Cara Moore, David Moore, Donald Moore, Jane Moore, Stephen Moppin, Ronnie Morris, Christy Morahed, Lori Murphy, Rick Murray, Stacie Neff, Scott Neighbors, Colletta Nelson, Chaddrick Nelson, Christine Nielson, Chip Niemann, Lori Noellsch, Paul Nordee, Lawrence Norman, Brian Nowak, David O ' Riley, Teresa Odell, Beth Oftedahl, Janine Ohlinger, Lynne Olerich, Jill Oltman, Lisa Orme, Bev Overton, William Palmeiro, Carrie Palmer, Charlotte Palmer, Sherry Palmer, Terri Park, Kathy Parman, Vernon Patterson, Peggy Paulson, Sally Payne, Tara Peeble, Gaylin Penrod, Mark Perdew, Todd Perne, Sharon Peterson, Marcy Peterson, Michelle Pettit, Amy Pfeifer, Shelley Phelps, Doug Phillips, Heather Pierce, Denise Pixley, Rebecca Place, Michael Plackemeier, Melissa Plain, Michael Piatt, Chad Pollard, Robin % m 184 Undergraduates Concentration Many people find it hard to focus attention on both reading and listening. Relaxing in the library, Mike Bryant attempts to listen to his Walkman and study at the same time. -Photo by Nancy Meyer V oJ- Powell, Michael Preuss, Tina Priddy, Jeffrey Prorok, Ronald Putnam, Dawn Ragaard, Kevin Raineri, Edwin Ramsey, Kelly Ratashak, Kenneth Rauch, Robert Redman, Nova Reed, Robyn Reichert, Ann Renfroe, April Reynolds, Lori Rhoten, Connie Rice, Amy Richardson, Bradley " I think the strongest thing about Northwest will be the electronic campus. It will put us way ahead of other colleges. " Marilyn Langford 185 " President Reagan des- troyed what little faith I had in him over the Iran issue. If he was going to ship weapons to them he might as well have given the Russians vi- tal informa- tion about Star Wars. " John Byland Richardson, Elaine Richardson, Lynette Richardson, Rusty Riffle, Susan Rigby, Jeannie Riley, Jennifer Ring, Michelle Ringgenberg, John Rinner, Kelly Rios, Jon Ripperger, Lynn Roach, Anita Roach, Kurt Roach, Marlin Robbins, Jeanne Robinson, Donald Robinson, Lisa Rogers, Leigh Ann Rogers, Lisa Roggy, Mark Rolland, Curt Ross, Patricia Rounds, Chris Rowland, Doug College becomes family affair Carlsons don ' t have an identity crisis, they are truly individuals Going away to college usually meant leaving your family. It meant depend- ing upon yourself and appreciating par- ents and siblings in their absence. But for Julie, Jean and Jane Carlson, fami- ly was just a few doors away. Julie was the first to attend North- west. Her younger twin sisters, Jean and Jane, followed her the next year. According to Jean, just because her sister went to one college didn ' t mean she had to go there too. " Having Julie at Northwest helped us look at the school, " Jean said. " I came here because I wanted to, not because Julie came here and not because Jane was going here too. " Although Julie appreciated being away from her family her first year in college, she said it was great her youn- ger sisters were going to be with her. " I liked being away by myself my freshman year, " Julie said. " I got to meet a lot of people and I made new friends. I also gained a lot of experience 1 was able to pass on to them. " All three sisters were also members of Phi Mu sorority. Jean said their fa- mily relationship had nothing to do with their decisions to join the sorority. While Jean and Julie went through rush together, Jane didn ' t. She joined Phi Mu through an open bid. The relationship between Julie, Jean and Jane was close. However, while liv- ing at home, they had learned to de- pend on themselves and not always on each other. " Mom really expressed individuality, especially between Jean and myself, " Jane said. " Mom always expressed that Jean wasn ' t always going to be around and not to depend on her. She said, ' Take advantage of your own life ' . " Their family life played an important role in their lives. Not only did Jane and Jean get along, but their relationship with Julie was strong. Julie said when j she was younger, there were occasions where she felt left out, being the sister of identical twins. " It bothered me at times when I was younger, " Julie said, " but not as much anymore. It was like the three of us, more than the twins and Julie. " They felt lucky to have each other. They said they were just like any other family, but had a special closeness. " I thought we got along well, " Jean said. " Not that we didn ' t have our fights, because we did, like anybody else. " While the Carlsons couldn ' t leave their family problems back home and get away at college, they were able to work out their problems. When problems did arise, a shoulder to cry on | was just a few doors down. D Kevin Sharpe u Ruckman, Steve Runyan, Todd Rupe, Hobert Ryle, Douglas Sachau, Christina Sackman, Jervis Saemesch, Lisa Sallee, Kerry Sanders, Jeffrey Sanny, Mel issa Sayre, Lucinda Scanlan, Patricia Schaaf, Rob Schacherbauer, Terri Schacherbauer, Tracy Schaffer, Angie Schatz, Neal Schendt, Brian Schenk, Kim Schicker, Christine Schieber, Brenda Schilling, Shirley Schmitz, Dean Schmitz, Rick Schneider, Carolyn Schreiner, Kent Schultz, Craig Schultz, Jeff Spending time together while away from home, the Carlson sisters wrap a present for their parents. Julie was the first to at- tend Northwest; twins, Jean and Jane, fol- lowed the next year. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Undergraduates 187 How many hours do spend in the library a week? Infographic by Kevin Fullerton m " 1 think the Iran arms deal was blown way out of proportion. I ' m not say- ing 1 agreed with it, but I don ' t think Reagan did anything worse than any other president. He just got caught. " Steve Rouw Schwenk, Buddy Scott, Anastasia Scroggie, Lea Ann Sells, Judy Shackelford, Janice Shafer, Brian Shaffer, Lisa Sharp, Lisa Shaw, Tammi Shawver, Jon Shelton, Jim Shelton, Sue Shemwell, Jennifer Sheu, Ching-Huei Shier, Wesley Shine, Julie Shirk, Brett Sickels, John Simily, Kelly Simms, Paul 1 If Sims, Sarah Sinn, Christi Skalberg, Annissa Skarda, Wesley Skeed, Phil Slater, Beth Smasal, Tina Smeltzer, Sherry Smith, Anita Smith, Becky Smith, Jeff Smith, Melissa Smith, Michelle Smith, Shawn Smith, Sonya Snyder, Teresa Sohl, Kevin Sorensen, Alaine Sorensen, Alan Sorensen, Kathy Sorfonden, Mark Spainhower, Jennifer Sparks, Luria Speckman, Kris Spitzmiller, Todd Stahmer, Andy Standard, Angela Staten, Belinda Steele, David Steffensmeier, Steve Steinkamp, Cora Stephan, Denny Stephens, Mary Stewart, Brett Stewart, Michelle Stice, Randall Stiles, James Stockwell, Shauna Stoll, Catherine Stoll, Suzanne Stone, Sue Strauss, John Streett, John Stuart, Shelli Suess, Mark Sullivan, Amy Summa, Brad Sumner, Curtis Sus, Margie Swanson, Jamie Swee-Ming, Chin Swirczek, Carol Sypkens, Cynthia Tarwater, James Tatum, Rodney Taylor, Eric y- Undergraduates Taylor, Scott Teno, Kevin Terranova, Edward Terwilliger, Holly Teut, Robin Thomas, John Thompson, Lori Thomson, Amy Thraen, Patty Tiefenthaler, Jay Tillman, Helen Tkes, Bob Toft, Erik Townsend, Chris Trader, Kimberly Trapp, Joed Trimble, Debbie Triska, Brenda Truitt, Mary Tye, Rodney Clntiedt, Anita Gthe, Valerie Van Sickle, Joy Van Vactor, Elizabeth Vandriver, Gary Vangundy, Stephen Vaughn, Chris Viets, Sheila Vinzant, Dennis Voge, David Vohs, Joseph Voss, Jeanne Waites, Scott Walker, Sharon Wall, Kevin Walsh, Michelle Walterscheid, Angela Waltke, Annette Warner, Jim Warner, Lisa Warren, Sheryl Wasco, Judy Waterstradt, Kerri Watkins, Jamie Watson, Jon Watts, David Waugh, Kenneth Weakland, Annette Weathers, Cynthia Webb, Angella Webb, Jerry Webber, Jon Wehrspann, Ted Weisbrook, Jeri Welch, Michael Welsh, Christine 190 Undergraduates Everyone ' s a kid at heart Christmas season is a time for children of all ages That poor little innocent Christmas teddy bear. Two college students reached for him at the same time to purchase him. He just happened to be the last teddy bear on the shelf. What a sight it was. I felt so sorry for that innocent bear. Its arms and legs were tugged and pulled and I just knew it would be pulled apart at the seams. The teddy bear never dreamed he would be involved in a tug-of-war. By all this commotion, one could tell Christmas was here because shoppers ' anxiety. After all, Christmas was a time to ' bear ' gifts. The Christmas holiday was a time of excitement and anxiety, which brought out the little kid in many students. Those who were filled with Christmas cheer swamped shopping malls and charged on their plastic cards to their hearts ' content. Their real anxiety at- tacks came when the bills arrived. " Shopping at Christmas was a fun challenge between bargains and fight- ing against other shoppers to get the best selection, " Dana Davenport said. Furthermore, Christmas was a time when many students pulled childish stunts. " Even though I was older, I still shook my packages hoping to figure my gift out, " Jeff Claxton said. Some students went to the extreme of snooping through their parents ' bedroom for clues. " Every year at Christmas time I looked for rebate slips in my parent ' s room, so I would know what I was get- ting, " Tracy Wilmoth said. Christmas brought out fun qualities in people — from having their pictures taken with Santa to unwrapping gifts and placing them back under the tree hoping no one would notice. " The atmosphere and music provid- ed my incentive for holiday cheer, " Claxton said. For students, Christmas was remem- bered as a time with family and friends. This special time of the year was also enjoyed because we all knew we were kids at heart. □ Colletta Neighbors As vacation approaches, holiday cheer spreads throughout the dorms. Michelle Cox shares her spirit by decorating her Christmas tree as well as herself. -Photo by Sarah Frerking Westfall, Traci Weston, Colli Weyrauch, Sean Wheeler, Tracey Whitaker, Carol White, Margaret Whitt, Stevan Wilcoxon, Nathan Wilde, Julia Williams, Lisa Williams, Melissa Williams, Nick " The first thing I thought was okay, where do I go, I ' ll stand up here and look really clueless. " Jodi Brady (Homecoming Queen) 191 Williams, Tamela Willis, Monica Wilmarth, Tami Wilmes, Lorie Wilson, Lora Wilson, Mia Wilson, Robert Wilson, Ron Wilson, Stephen Wiseman, Lisa Wolfe, Cindy Wolfe, Rhonda Wollard, Dale Woods, Teresa Wotteyne, Sue Wright, Eric Wurscher, Theresa Wynne, Stephanie Yap, Ching Yates, John Yeow, Soo Yong, Audrey Yonke, Louise Yotti, Jacinda Younger, Brian Zakosek, Christine Zanarini, Lori Zimmerman, Kimberly Shake it up Ice cream is a specialty at the Deli. Annissa Skalberg prepares a shake for an afternoon treat. The Deli was a favorite spot for many students to get a treat after classes and meet with friends. -Photo by Nancy Meyer 192 Undergraduates Flying the un-friendly skies Turmoil, terror plague airlines f Frank Fojtik committed suicide, leaving his wife and two children; 85 persons were killed in Cerritos, Calif., and 15 died in Karachi, Pakistan. The stories went on and on while they all had one thing in common — airlines were no longer flying the friendly skies, but rather they were going bankrupt or merging, fighting fare wars, being hijacked and bombed, crashing and striking. Fojtik, after working for TWA for 1 6 years, couldn ' t handle it when he was let go after the flight atten- dant strike was broken. The flight attendants ' adversary was union an- tagonist Carl Icahn who bought control of TWA in 1 985. Icahn immediately asked the pilots, machinists and flight attendants to take a 20 percent pay cut. When the machinists would only take a 15 percent reduction, the flight attendants refused to give back any more than the machinists and went on strike. " He offered them (flight attendants) something so ridiculous he knew they would walk out, " one Wall Street airline analyst said. Of the 6,500 Independent Federation of Flight At- tendant members who originally struck, only about 1,600 went back to work. Meanwhile, People Express advertised, " If you ' ve paid all that money and haven ' t quite found what you want, let us tell you of an airline that charges less and gives exactly what you want. " People Express, commonly nicknamed " People Distress, " never found what they wanted when Donald Burr, People ' s founder and chairman, announced the sale of part or possibly all of the airline. People Express was not alone. News of airlines merging or filing for bankruptcy got to be daily news. Eventually it became impossible to know who owned what airline and which airlines were still flying. As for the future of People Express, Burr claimed he ' d find a way to deal with the setback. Another major setback occurred August 31, when a private plane and an Aeromexico DC-9 jetliner col- lided in midair, killing 85 persons. The Mexico jetliner was making its final approach to Los Angeles International Airport when it collid- ed with the single-engine Piper Archer plane. The stabilizer, which controlled the jet ' s pitch or nose-up, nose-down movement, was ripped off in the collision making any control impossible. The jet dropped upside-down onto the residential Cerritos neighbor- hood below and the private plane crashed in a va- cant school playground nearby. All 58 passengers and the crew of six aboard the Aeromexico plane were killed along with the three in the private plane and at least 18 persons on the ground. Airplane crashes were viewed by some as unfor- tunate, but not any more unfortunate than other accidents. ' ' Life was risky and you had to take chances, " Bi- jan Siadati said. " I knew somebody who died just by falling backwards in her rocking chair. " Only five days after the midair disaster, the airlines faced another dilemma with a terrorism attack in Karachi, Pakistan. Surprisingly enough, hard hit TWA was not victimized for a third time, but rather Pan Am ' s Flight 73 was. Four Arabic-speaking gunmen held the Boeing 747 jetliner hoping for release of prisoners in Cyprus. After holding the plane for 1 6 hours, the lights sud- denly went out and an outbreak of gunfire and ex- plosives resulted in the deaths of 15 pe rsons. " The plane was a holocaust, " said Hussian Shaffi, passenger of Flight 73. Airlines became expected front page news with their disasters and misfortunes, but some people still felt flying was safe. " I wasn ' t afraid to fly, " Mike Teson said, " but I ' m a pretty trusting person, too. " Associated Press printed astonishing figures which would have made any trusting person think twice be- fore taking to the air. There were at least 3,000 fewer airline mechanics and 1,700 more aircraft than five years ago. There were 407 commercial airlines in the deregu- lated airline industry, compared with 237 in 1979, but there were only 1,332 Federal Aviation Adminis- tration safety inspectors compared with 2,012 in that regulated year. Time magazine also pointed out some interesting facts about airlines. Air traffic controllers were down from 16,300 to 14,700 since President Ronald Reagan fired striking members of the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization in 1981. As a result, there were only 62 percent of them who were qualified at " full per- formance level. " The decline of the airlines took a toll on one Eastern pilot who decided he had come to a point in his life where he needed to make a change. Being fed up with delays in Atlanta, he walked away after waiting on the taxiway for take-off into what seemed no longer to be the friendly skies. D Debby Kerr National 197 ational Trillion dollar budget Defense crowds out student aid President Ronald Reagan, a long-time champion of the balanced budget, made histo- ry in January with a rather in- auspicious move: he became the first President to send a trillion-dollar federal budget to Capitol Hill. Nevertheless, the adminis- tration claimed the budget met the $108 billion deficit ceiling mandated by the Gramm- Rudman law. In paring down the federal flab, the White House put for- ward massive cuts to domestic programs, including slashing student financial aid by a whopping 46 percent — a move that would have pushed three million students off fed- eral aid in 1987. The administration, which had proposed similar cuts in 1981, 1982 and 1983, push- ed the point even further with the 1988 budget. Reagan asked Congress to abolish the College Work Study Program and deeply cut Guaranteed Student Loan and Pell Grant expenditures. The goal of the administration ' s plan was to make students, not taxpayers, pick up the tab for education. Unfortunately, financial aid experts worried many students would be unable to take on such a burden. Specifically, the administra- tion asked for a cut of $2.3 bil- lion in total Education Depart- ment expenditures, which in- cluded a cut of $3.7 million from financial aid, depleting those funds by nearly one-half. Jim Wyant, associate direc- tor of financial aid, said if the Reagan aid cuts passed, at least 50 percent of the 2,179 Northwest students receiving federal aid would be affected. He said the groups hurt worst National would be the middle- and low- er middle-class students who comprised most of the Univer- sity ' s enrollment. Many who received Work Study planned for other em- ployment, while Northwest composed a plan for increas- ing University funded student labor. Many students saw the move as a blow to the concept of equal opportunity for higher education. " We don ' t all start out equal, " Joel Brown said. " If you were poor, you started several steps below, and you probably were never going to make it as far as someone who started out rich. When Reagan cut financial aid, he was saying, ' I want to keep it that way ' . " Other social programs would also be on the chopping block if the budget passed without alteration. In a move that could prove Would you stop being so selfish?! politically explosive, the Rea- gan budget would decrease agricultural allocations by several billion dollars by 1 990. In doing so, the administration sought to cut target prices that determined the amounts of farm subsidies by 10 percent each year. Moves to slash farm aid were considered risky on Capitol Hill, however, and Northwest agriculture students worried about the effects on the farm economy. The nation ' s Amtrak rail sys- tem would also be sold if Rea- gan ' s budget made it through Congress, and the Interstate Commerce Commission would be eliminated. Nevertheless, some pro- grams received favorable nods from the president. Not sur- prisingly, Reagan requested an increase of 3 percent after in- flation for defense expend- itures — a hike to $312 billion. Reagan had consistently ex- panded the Pentagon ' s buying power in each year, increasing the percentage of the federal pie spent on defense from 23 percent in 1981 to 28 percent in 1988. In the meantime, his administration cut payments to individuals from 48 percent to 45 percent. In an effort to curtail the AIDS virus, the president pro- posed granting an extra $123 million in research funds at the expense of cancer research. Many students, however, saw the cuts to social programs as the most angering parts of the president ' s proposals. " It was not that Reagan was being cruel, " Brown said. " His conception of the United States was just not one that in- cluded financial aid or as- sistance to people who were not capable of making it economically. " □ % What bee ended in i Reagan a Iceland S soce when the fe a historic to Parts of th students. Ac dents with sc on the portio: Students did Plies, tuition " People wl had it a lot ea P ' id for, " Rot incentive to independent Students d ataxbra Parents and st ' Star Wars ' stalemates Iceland Summit What began as a dream of a world without nuclear weapons ended in a stalemate, as negotiations between President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev stopped. The Iceland Summit made progress until talks ground to a halt on Reagan ' s refusal to bargain on Strategic Defense Initiative or " Star Wars " policy. Reagan and Gorbachev agreed that Unit- ed States and Soviet medium-range nuclear missiles should be withdrawn. -Photo by Wideworld Re-write ends tax write off Nothing was certain but death and taxes, but sometimes taxes weren ' t so certain either. This was proven when the federal government phased in a historic tax reform. Parts of the plan had direct impact on students. According to the revisions, stu- dents with scholarships had to pay taxes on the portions covering room and board. Students did not have to pay taxes on scholarship money used for books, sup- plies, tuition and fees, however. " People who had full-ride scholarships had it a lot easier because everything was paid for, " Rob Zirfas said. " There was no incentive to go out and try to be independent. " Students dependent on their parents lost a tax break. Under the old laws, both parents and students could count the stu- dent as an exemption. Under the revision, only one of them could do so. Congress had a tendency to make things more complicated when they tried to simplify them, y ) •Stephen Luke The plan also changed the number of tax rates from 15 to two. In addition, the reform reduced various tax deductions including interest on loans, sales tax, child care, charitable contribu- tions and medical expenses. It also shift- ed $ 1 20 billion in taxes to corporations. The new plan received mixed reviews from students, most of whom found the revisions confusing. " Congress had a tendency to make things more complicated when they tried to simplify them, " Stephen Luke said. " For example, the simplified W-4 form was three pages longer than the old one. " Still, some students also saw value in the new tax codes because they thought the revisions would promote fairness and encourage more honesty among federal taxpayers. " They needed to change the laws be- cause some people abused them, " Bridg- itte DeLong said. " Maybe that way it wasn ' t as easy for some people to cheat on their tax liability. " However, it was still too early to evalu- ate the effects of the new laws because the plan they replaced had not even been fully implemented. It seemed as though only one thing re- mained unchanged by the new federal policies, the fact taxes still had to be paid.D Dawn Williams National ational Lady Liberty sparks festival The national tribute to celebrate Lady Liberty ' s 1 00th birthday brought six million people to the tip of Manhattan Island to witness the unveiling of a symbol of American freedom. Transformed into a stage set from " On the Town, " New York City opened it harbors for a four-day celebration dubbed " the world ' s biggest party. " From July 3-6, New York City ' s skyline burst into blazing colors of fireworks. Parades, concerts and speeches con- tributed to the patriotic spirit. The highlight of the ceremony, however, was President Ronald Reagan ' s unveiling of the restored statue. " I was there with my high school band, " Carole Hartz said. " It was great; I felt so patriotic. " Unfortunately while most people painted the town red, white and blue, a Cuban refugee killed two tourists with his sword and injured nine others on a fer- ry going to Liberty Island. □ Cara Moore Incredible ' Voyage ' r Around the world in 9 days The impossible dream: once it was to cross the ocean, then to land on the moon. Then it was to fly an airplane around the world without re-fueling or stopping. Dick Rutan and Jean Yeager made that " impossible " dream come true when they complet- ed the journey in the tiny air- craft called Voyager. Rutan ' s brother, Burt, designed Voyager, and a small National group of volunteers built it. It took almost six years before Voyager got off the ground. The 25,012-mile adventure began December 14 in Califor- nia. Nine days later the Voyager landed with only 14 gallons of fuel to spare. Most students hadn ' t doubt- ed that the Voyager mission would succeed. " If people set their minds to something they could do about anything they wanted, " Gary McKinnie said. Many people, like Rutan, wanted to be the first to achieve the dream of their choice. He called the flight the " last first in aviation. " But who knew? Maybe someday soon more adventurers would come along, ready to try their hands at achieving yet another " im- possible " dream. D Dawn Williams The ye Abortion Pill Women seeking abor- tions were given a new alter- native to clinical proce- dures. French researchers developed a pill to abort pregnancies detected within the first month. While some women fa- vored the privacy of RCI 486, many people feared it would be used as a contraceptive. The Food and Drug Ad- ministration could take up to two years to approve the usage of the pill in the Unit- ed States. ' Amerika ' The ABC mini-series " Amerika " was the subject of a great deal of con- troversy. Critics called it everything from right wing propaganda to a threat of arms negotiations with the Soviet Union. The 14V2 hour mini-series took place in 1997, 10 years after the Soviet Union had supposed- ly taken over America. Much of the filming for the fictional farm town of Milford, Neb., took place in Tecumseh, Neb., about 90 minutes from Maryville. Soviet Withdrawal After seven years of oc- cupation, the Soviet Union pulled 8,000 of its 120,000 troops from Afghanistan in October. The Soviet decision to withdraw came as Afghan clients in the Kremlin pre- pared for a new session of peace talks in Geneva. Those conferences cen- tered on Pakistans ' demand for immediate and com- plete withdrawal. Although troops with- drew, military operations 5-SS- year in headlines continued. The killings of civilians and disregard for ' civil rights continued, as well as the Soviet occupa- tion of Kabul, Salalabad and ; Mazar-i-Sharif, three major Afghan cities. Hands Across America In an attempt to aid the hungry and homeless in America, about 5 million people joined hands to form a chain more than 4,100 miles long. _HandsAcmssAmeric L- Stretching from the Statue of Liberty through 16 states the line was a melting pot where the poor and disabled joined hands with the rich and famous to share their charitable goals. Bomb Threats After several false bomb threats to classroom build- ings and residence halls in the fall, the administration halted Campus Safety ' s rou- tine evacuations. While threats ceased, some stu- dents feared an authentic bomb exploding inside an occupied building. Later, a threat was made in Wells Hall and Campus Safety evacuated the building. This changed the policy regarding future evacua- tions in Wells Hall. If other threats occurred, Horace Mann students would evacuate, and college stu- dents in the building would have the option of leaving. Wooden Bridge Northern Missouri Rail- road Company closed the wooden bridge at the north entrance to campus in Sep- tember, deeming it unsafe to vehicular traffic. The railroad, which leased the land adjacent to the tracks, claimed there was no money available to fix or replace the bridge. Dekalb Shooting Tired of endless teasing by his classmates about be- ing overweight, a 12-year- old boy from Rushville killed a fellow student and then himself. Nathan Faris had warned the seventh-graders that he was going to bring a gun to school and end the ridicule, but they didn ' t believe him. On March 3 he pulled a .45-caliber gun from his duffel bag and shot 13-year- old Jim Perrin before shoot- ing himself in a Dekalb Junior High Classroom. Aquino " Steel and silk " was how Time magazine described Corazon Aquino, its Woman-of-the-Year. Aquino stunned the world by taking over as president of the Philippines after overthrowing the re- gime of Ferdinand Marcos. Confident of victory, Marcos had called a surprise elec- tion, but when he persecut- ed voters and destroyed bal- lots, thousands rose up in support of Aquino. Len Bias Don Rogers Last June the Boston Celtics lost their number one draft choice and the Cleveland Browns lost their ' 84 rookie of the year. Not to the disabled list or as a result of a contract dispute, but to cocaine. The athletes died from cardiac arrest caused by co- caine. The powerful drug simply shorted out their systems. One positive aspect of their deaths, was a wave of concern about drugs in sports. A shocked sports world was forced to open its eyes to drug abuse within its institution. Bo Jackson The talents of 1986 Heis- man trophy winner Bo Jackson were not limited to the football field. The Au- burn University superstar chose to play baseball rather than football, and more importantly to Kansas City fans, chose to don the Royal blue. Many felt that Jackson, the highest-rated amateur player to come through the Kansas City organization, could definately be a con- tributing factor, and might be the spark plug the Roy- als needed to increase their offense. Brian Bosworth The NCAA made its stand on drug testing per- fectly clear during post- season bowl games. Okla- oma linebacker Brian Bosworth and 2 1 other ath- letes were suspended for 90 days for the presence of steroids in their blood systems. The flamboyant Bos- worth claimed it was unfair to punish him, under a law that didn ' t take effect until August, when the drug was in his system from a year ago. Goodwill Games It took more wheeling and dealing than a cor- porate merger, but Ted Turner created a new sport- ing event— The Goodwill Games. The games were intend- ed to bring the two super- powers back into competi- tion after two Olympic boy- cotts. The event, held in Moscow, stretched over 16 days and involved athletes from approximately 70 countries. The games were expect- ed to rake in $20 to 30 mil- lion for Turner, but poor at- tendance in the Soviet Un- ion and poor ratings in the United States turned the profit into a loss. Dr. Brothers Students realized how lit- tle they knew about the op- posite sex when Dr. Joyce Brothers examined sexual stereotypes during a guest appearance March 26, 1986. Brothers delivered the lecture in Charles Johnson Theater as part of " Wom- en ' s Week. " National 201 nternational Daniloff framed Spies like U.S. Nicholas Daniloff On August 30, an American jour- nalist, upon com- pleting a five-year tour of Russia, received a " packet of newspapers " from a Russian ac- quaintance as a farewell gift. Nicho- las Daniloff, a writer for (IS. News and World Report, was seized by eight KGB men who opened his packet and found top secret maps and pictures of Soviet mili- tary equipment. The Soviet Union offered to release Daniloff and place him in custody of an American Ambassador if the United States would release prisoner Gennadiy Zakharov under the same conditions. " Gorbachev may have been pressured to make the trade-off for political reasons that he might not have otherwise done, " said Fred Lamer, chairman of the Mass Communica- tions Department. Initially, President Reagan refused to ex- change hostages but later agreed to the terms. " Regardless of the situation, one should stand up to what he feels is right, " James Tar- water said. " Reagan disregarded his priorities by backing down to the Soviet Union. " Reagan ' s decision was praised by some be- cause they viewed it as a step toward a summit. " Reagan made a good decision in trading, " Andrew Hampton said. " If he had kept Zak- harov in custody, he would have eliminated all hopes of a summit. At least he gave us a chance. " Reagan ' s decision did offer an opportuni- ty for progress. Spy charges against Daniloff and Zakharov were dropped and they were allowed to return to their respective countries. Despite Americans ' fears, Reagan and Gorbachev did hold a summit at Iceland, but it ended in a frustrating stalemate. They were unable to set a date for a full-scale summit in the United States; however, with the Daniloff case settled, the two major world powers could fully concentrate on an arms agreement and their superpower relations. □ Cara Moore Philippine revolt ends in bloodshed Twelve people were killed and dozens wounded on Janu- ary 22 when Marines fired at 10,000 demonstrators in Manila, Philippines. The military overstepped its bounds by firing on the rebel- ling peasants who were trying to break through barricades. Aquino felt the protests were legitimate and vowed justice for the 1 2 who were killed. " Aquino was trying to imple- ment land reform and break domination of the large land owners, " said Dr. Jerald Brekke, chairman of the Government Department. " It seemed to some people it wasn ' t happening fast enough, Aquino lost support from her powerful armed forces. The military divided because many of the soldiers owed al legiance to former president Ferdinand Marcos. " The military and some of the countrymen were still toy al to Marcos, " Carla Hawes said. " Until Aquino gained their loyalty and support, the country was in trouble. " □ Debbie Hunziger Attack on Libya: controversial issue The continued threat of terrorism against Americans, as well as several bombings and kidnappings, led to an 11 V2 -minute attack on Tripoli and Ben- ghazi, Libya. The April 14 raid lit up Libya ' s skies and killed 37 Libyans, including Col. Muam- mar Kadhafi ' s 18-month-old daughter, and two American pilots. The attack took place in the dead of night and was over in time for the early evening news. The bombing surprised students, as many gathered around televisions to watch the news reports. " I was shocked, " Cindy Lustgraff said. " Many of us on our floor watched the reports together. In my lifetime, this was the closest we had ever come to war and I was really scared. " The United States launched the air International strike in retaliation for the terrorists ' acts, which were believed to have been support- ed by Kadhafi. President Reagan cited a link between the Berlin discotheque U.S. Air Force and Navy jets attacked five targets inside Libya under cover of darkness in April. Among the targets was the Liby- an Naval Academy, shown in the photo, lo- cated in Tripoli. -Photo by Wideworld bombing and Libyan terrorism as evi dence that provoked the attack. Controversy surrounded the air strike from its beginning. Only three U.S. allies, England, Israel and Canada, supportec the attack. Other European countries cit ed the possibility of increased terrorism and therefore declined to support the raid. Others, such as columnist Seymour Hersh, thought the reasons given for the bombing were inaccurate and used tc blanket the real reason: wanting Kadhafi dead. Hersh noted Syria was also heavily involved in terrorism, but the United States did not take action against that nation. However, most Americans thought it felt good to fight back and finally do something about terrorism directed against their country. □ Lori Nelson ■ Prisoners of patriotism Americans prove to be captive audience " I didn ' t agree with the arms exchange because it meant more violence. " -Wanigasinghe Anger and frustration gripped the country as one by one, hostage ordeals proved a superpow- er could be brought to its knees by terrorism. Warfare had moved to a new level, and unwilling Americans and Europeans became bargaining tools in terrorists ' schemes to put pressure on the United States. Although President Ronald Reagan vowed to stop dealing with terrorists after the Iran arms scan- dal, it became apparent they weren ' t finished with him. In fact, the dealings of the past year seemed to be only the beginning of the ongoing hostage ordeal. Throughout many of the negotiations for hostages in the Middle East, Terry Waite was a prominent figure. As an envoy of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Waite had begun his hostage negotiations in 1981, when three missionaries were captured by radicals in Iran. Waite had met with the Ayatollah Khomeini and armed terrorists on several occasions in his negotiations for hostages. In successful missions, Waite assisted in the releases of several captives in Lebanon, including American churchmen Benjamin Weir and Father Lawrence Jenco and David Jacobsen, director of Beirut ' s American University Hospital. After almost 19 months in captivity, Jenco, a Roman Catholic priest from Joliet, 111., was released July 31. A former director of Catholic Relief Serv- ices in Beirut, Jenco had been kept in solitary con- finement for the first six months of his imprison- ment. Although Jenco reported no physical abuse, some students felt the United States should have taken a tougher stand with the kidnappers. " I didn ' t think it was fair for the Shiites to involve Americans in their problems, and I think the Unit- ed States should have tried to get the prisoners out, " Andrea Johnson said. " Then we should have taken some form of retaliatory action. " Another of the Americans held in Beirut, Jacob- sen, had been apprehended by six men while walk- ing to his office on May 28, 1985. Jacobsen was released after a period of negoti- ation between Waite and officials of the Islamic Ji- had, a Muslim fundamententalist organization with close ties to Iran. Jacobsen was a political prisoner for 17 months. With his release in November, 1986, came hope that other Americans in Lebanon would soon be freed. However, it also brought embarrassment for Reagan. After years of promising never to bar- gain with terrorists, he secretly permitted ship- ments of U.S. military equipment to Teheran. At first, the furor over the deal cut Waite ' s negotiations for the other hostages, but in Janu- ary, his contacts in the region became more recep- tive. It was thought Waite was the best hope re- maining for the captives, which included Terry An- derson, a correspondent for the Associated Press. Waite was working toward the releases of An- derson and educator Thomas Sutherland when reports surfaced indicating Waite himself had been detained by the Shiites. As the envoy ' s where- abouts remained a mystery and three other hostages were taken, the Reagan administration discussed possible steps against the captors. The White House had been burned in previous dealings, and students felt officials should weigh the consequences of the negotiations carefully be- fore striking any bargains. " The government did a good job to help the hostages, but I didn ' t agree with the arms ex- change because it meant more violence, " Sude- wa Wanigasinghe said. " There shouldn ' t have been arms involved in the negotiations. " □ Mike Dunlap, Hong Kok and Denise Pierce International agedies Chernobyl : Nuclear meltdown radiates fear — ncyclope- dia Britan- nica chose ■■■f as the » most im- portant H news event MttKtttm of 1986. Reports stated anywhere from two to 2,000 people died and possi- bly 5,000 to 75,000 more would die from the accident. The number of deaths though, was as questionable as the ac- cident itself. However, one fact stood out: Russia ' s Chernobyl meltdown was the world ' s worst nuclear disaster. The accident forced the evacuation of 135,000 people and caused $2.8 billion in damages. Even though the Chernobyl accident was the world ' s worst, Russia didn ' t provide any warnings or infor- mation until it was demanded by neighboring countries; and even then, very little was given. George Baratt, who traveled to Russia two months later, said, " It was rather unfair not being warned in advance; it wasn ' t the most humanistic thing. " Problems at the Chernobyl plant began Friday, April 25. Reports stated plant operators turned off several safety devices to conduct an experiment. " It went to show you that you couldn ' t take short cuts with nuclear energy, " Brent Camery said. Massive loss of coolant in the reactor ' s core caused fis- sion within the nuclear fuel rods. Without water to cool them, heat built up quickly. As the temperature rose, water turned to steam, eating through the walls of pressure tubes that carried water through the core. Graphite blocks surrounding the pres- sure tubes reacted with the steam to produce highly explo- sive gases. On Saturday the gases ex- ploded, igniting the graphite and blowing open the reactor core. Since the Chernobyl plant didn ' t have a contain- ment structure, a huge rein- forced concrete dome de- signed to prevent radioactive materials from escaping during an accident, gas and radioac- tive particles escaped into the air and drifted across Europe. " I thought Russia should have taken better safety precautions, " Laura Blumen- kemper said. " In my opinion, Russia was wrong to hold back information. " When nuclear particles were detected by the Swedes two days after the accident, expla- nations were demanded. At 9 p.m., Monday, a Moscow newscaster reported, " An acci- dent has taken place at the Chernobyl power station, and one of the reactors was damaged. Measures are being taken to eliminate the conse- quences of the accident. Those affected by it are being given assistance. A govern- ment commission has been set up. " This short statement only raised more questions, and when Russian news media fi- nally began covering the Cher- nobyl accident, reminders of past nuclear disasters were mentioned. " There were some articles about Three Mile Island which were used to take some of the pressure off the Russians, " Bar ratt said. Robert Gale , an American doctor, was also in Russia after the nuclear accident. Gale flew to Russia to assist in giving bone marrow transplants to people who were exposed to radiation. The most difficult time, Gale said, was when he, along with Soviet doctors, had to decide who to save and who could not be saved. While Gale was still in Rus sia, he had the opportunity to fly over the Chernobyl plant. Pictures were not allowed. According to Newsweek, " many of the details were a mystery to scientists in the out- side world, hidden behind walls of secrecy erected by the Kremlin to conceal history ' s worst nuclear accident. " □ Debby Kerr Party ends in death Arsonist claims 95 lives in Puerto Rico blaze One of the worst hotel fires in Ameri- can history took place in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on New Year ' s Eve. The fire claimed the lives of 95 people, many of whom were Americans. The fire was the deadliest since the Atlanta Winecoff Hotel blaze in 1946 that killed 119 peo- ple and injured 106 vacationers and hotel staff members. Authorities believed the Dupont Pla- za fire started in the ballroom and swept through the casino that contained 200 people. The fire then raged from the lobby to the top of the 22-story hotel. The Dupont Plaza guests escaped by running up the stairway onto the roof where police and civilian helicopters came to their rescue. Many believed arson was the cause of the fire, but if the hotel had been equipped with water sprinklers, the fire could have been controlled. Governor Hernandez Colon called for three days of mourning following the tragedy. He also promised to enact legis- lation requiring hotels to have sprinkler systems. His actions though, were too late to save the victims of the Dupont Plaza fire.D Hong Kok A (J.S. Coast Guard helicopter hovers over the Dupont Plaza Hotel, airlifting tourists off the roof of the burning build- ing. -Photo by Wideworld Tragedies ' " wwim :■::, ' Cameroon disaster claims 1,700 lives Deep under Lake Nios in Cameroon, the earth belched. A bubble of scalding gas rose to the surface and the wind carried it across the land. Within minutes, more than 1,700 people were dead, burned by steam and choked by carbon dioxide and toxic gases. Among the casualties was a large group of cows. -Photo by Wideworld NASA tries to get off the ground Future plans up in the air The explosion of the space shuttle Challenger shook up NASA as well as the entire nation. Af- ter 24 successful shuttle flights, the explosion of Challenger and the loss of the seven crew members was a tragic blow. The mechanical problem that led to the ex- plosion was located within days and later released by the Rogers Commission, a group of investigators appointed by President Reagan. A joint on one of the shuttle ' s two solid rocket boosters had failed, but this was not believed to be the sole cause of the disaster. Engineers at Morton Thiokol, makers of the faulty booster, were opposed to the launch be- cause of the unusually cold weather at Cape Canaveral. This finding had been reported to at least three of the highest decision making offi- cials responsible for launching Challenger. " The obvious lack of communication definitely needed to be fixed, " Amy Rice said. Other natural warnings went unheeded the morning of the launch such as the icicles that formed on the shuttle ' s gantry. The teams that inspected the pad failed to report to launch offi- cials that the ice was a hazard. Because of the social pressure of the thou- sands of children sitting in school waiting to be taught the first lesson from space, and commer- cial and media pressure, NASA launched Challenger. " NASA should have pushed ahead with cau- tious safety programs that would have restored confidence in the space program, " Jason Nor- ton said. While the commission continued to look for the possibility of human error in the demise of the shuttle and its crew, Navy divers found the broken space capsule sitting on the ocean floor. They were able to bring the crew ' s remains to the surface. As a result of losing astronauts, rockets and American support, NASA faced a bleak future. The rocket explosions hovered over them like a dark cloud and brought them to their own crash landing. □ Denise Pierce Derailment sidetracks Amtrak Drugs seemed to show up in the news with increasing frequen- cy: in sports, in show business and inevitably, in disaster. Drug use may have been a fac- tor in an accident in which an Amtrak passenger train and three Conrail locomotives collided near Baltimore, January 4. The acci- dent, the worst in Amtrak ' s histo- ry, killed 16 people and injured 175 others. Investigations revealed the Conrail engineers apparently failed to heed several signals to slow down as the train ap- proached a track intersection and accelerated instead. Rather than stopping to let the Amtrak pass, the Conrail entered the track and was struck by the Amtrak train. Tests found traces of marijuana in the two Conrail crewmen. It was not certain that drugs caused the accident, however; according to the Associated Press, tests showed the two men could have used the drugs as much as sever- al weeks prior to the crash. A week after the discovery of the drugs, members of Congress and the Transportation Depart- ment called for legislation requir- ing random drug testing of em- ployees in public transportation. Some felt the involvement of drugs in the accident was over- played. Others felt that accidents themselves received too much attention. " I thought if we publicized ev- ery car wreck as much as we pub- licized every plane crash and train derailment, our news would have been pretty full, " Nishi O ' Dell said. We didn ' t publicize every car wreck, of course. The headlines were still reserved for plane crash- es, train derailments and politics. And often, for drugs. D Dawn Williams Tragedies ■ ewsmakers Poor health forces Howser ' s resignation It was a time of few hap- py endings, but Royals ' fans thought they had found one when Manager Dick Hows- er returned to spring train- ing. After a seven-month bout with a malignant brain tumor, it seemed he had beaten the disease. Then the happy ending shattered when Howser resigned February 23, citing persistent health problems as his reason for leaving. It had been just a few days before when Howser made his triumphant return to the Royals ' winter home, Fort Myers, Florida. Their manager of over five years Dick Howser had battled back and reached his goal of starting the 1987 season. As early as mid-May 1986, players and fans be- gan to notice changes in Howser. His physicians speculated the growth could have been present as early as October 1985, when Howser managed the Roy- als in the World Series. Just after the 1986 All- Star Game in July, Howser entered the hospital for a sore neck, and doctors found the tumor. After undergoing two operations and radiation treatments, Howser was making progress, and fans saw his return to the Royals as nothing less than miraculous. Still, he was showing signs of fatigue in February when he re-joined the team. Howser forgot a staff meet- ing and it became evident he was physically spent. Af- ter less than an hour in the Florida sun on February 23, Howser retreated to the clubhouse. " I knew when I took those steps and went back in the training room, it was over, " Howser said. It hadn ' t been a happy ending for the Royals, but through Dick Howser, the team found inspiration to overcome even the most disheartening defeats. □ Mike Dunlap Rehnquist pushes the right way Despite receiving more " nay " votes than any other successful nominee, Wil- liam Rehnquist became the new Chief Justice of the United States when Warren Burger retired. Controversy dogged Re- hnquist throughout Senate confirmation hearings. Some charged Rehnquist had discriminated against certain minorities, while others defended his leader- ship and judicial abilities. Passing into memory Actor and producer Desi Arnaz, 69, was remembered most for his role as a Cuban band leader in " I Love Lucy. " Dancer Ray Bolger, 83, starred as the Scarecrow in " The Wizard of Oz. " Northwest junior, Michelle Marie Campbell was killed in an auto acci- dent on October 26. Actor James Cag- ney, 86, won an Academy Award for his role in " Yankee Doodle Dandy. " Actor James Coco, 56, won an Emmy for his role as a doctor in " St. Elsewhere. " Actor Scatman Crothers, 76, starred in " Chico and the Man, " " The Shining " and " The Shootist. " The Duchess of Windsor, 89, was an American woman shunned by the royal family after Edward VIII married her. " King of Swing " clarinetist Benny James Cagney Goodman, 77, integrated black and white musicians in his quartets. Actor Cary Grant, 82, starred in 72 films including " To Catch a Thief and " The Philadelphia Story. " Actress Florence Halon, 63, played a raspy-voiced character on " St. Else- where " and " Night Court. " Danny Kaye, 74, red-haired prince of musical comedy, was known for his performance in " White Christmas. " Ted Knight, 62, starred in " Too Close for Comfort " and won two Emmys for his role in " The Mary Tyl- er Moore Show. " Alan Jay Lerner, 67, was admired for writing lyrics for Broadway musicals like " My Fair Lady, " " Camelot " and " Brigadoon. " The death of glittering pianist Wiad- ziu Valentino Liberace, 67, was first attributed to a " communicable dis- Ted Knight ease, " but later it was confirmed through an autopsy that he had died of AIDS. Hollywood musical producer Vin- cente Minnelli, 67, married to Judy Garland, produced " Gigi. " Native Missourian Marlin Perkins, 81, hosted " Wild Kingdom. " Singer Kate Smith, 79, became a nation- al symbol of patri- otism by performing " God Bless America. " Rudy Vallee, 84, was a superstar singer of radio. He died at the Statue of Liberty celebration. Author Theodore White, 71, won a Pulitzer Prize for his book " The Mak- ing of the President. " Pop art king Andy Warhol, 59, was famous for his paintings of Campbell ' s soup cans and celebrities such as El- vis Presley and Marilyn Monroe. D Kate Smith Newsmakers ! Some students were un- fiappy about Rehnquist ' s appointment. " We were supposed to be land of equal opportunity, " oan Griepenstroh said, " if hat the newspapers said bout him was true, it was tot a very good sign of our Kystem. It might have set pack the progress minority ■groups had accomplished through the years. " Fellow conservative Anto- riin Scalia was chosen to fill the empty seat left by Burg- er ' s retirem ent. [ J Dawn Williams Scandal drives McFarlane to drug overdose February 9, only two wiours before he was to tes- tify before the Tower Com- mission, Robert McFarlane was rushed to Bethesda Maval Hospital after swallow- ing 25 to 30 Valium tablets. Robert McFarlane The alleged suicide at- tempt was directly linked to the Iran arms-contra aid scandal and the uncertainty of his career. The incident was consi- dered a suicide attempt be- cause McFarlane apparent- ly left a note for his wife. McFarlane had helped to design and execute parts of the arms-for-hostages deal. In May at President Rea- gan ' s request, he flew to Te- heran in an effort to release American hostages in Leb- anon. According to friends and family, McFarlane felt a growing sense of failure. D Lori Nelson Official takes own life as press looks on On January 22, Pennsyl- vania State Treasurer Robert Dwyer committed suicide during a televised press conference. Dwyer, a 47-year-old Republican, had been con- victed on 11 charges rang- ing from bribery to rack- eteering and faced up to 55 years in prison. At the conference Dwyer blamed the media, a U.S. at- torney and the former Penn- sylvania Governor for his problems. After his state- ment, he pulled a .357- caliber Magnum out of a manila envelope, raised the gun to his mouth and said, " It ' s too late for me now. " □ John Phillips Chiefs fire Head Coach Mackovic Kansas City Chiefs ' head coach, John Mackovic, who led the team to a 10-6 record and their first playoff berth in 15 years, was fired January 28. The surprise announce- ment was made by Chiefs ' owner Lamar Hunt. Neither Hunt nor any Chiefs officials Another royal wedding In a wedding rivaling Charles and Diana ' s, Prince Andrew took Sara Ferguson as his bride. The couple exchanged vows at Westminster Abbey. -Photo by Wideworld would say why Mackovic was dismissed. The firing stunned Mack- ovic who had planned to return and possibly even lengthen his contract. □ Debbie Hunziger John Mackovic Illness ends CIA director ' s stormy career William Casey, resigned from his post as CIA direc- tor in the midst of the Iran arms scandal because a brain tumor operation had left doubts about his prognosis. Just days after repeated grillings by Congressional committees about the Iran affair, Casey entered a Washington hospital for tests, and physicians disco- vered the tumor. Casey had been one of the most influential men in the administration, serving as one of Reagan ' s closest supporters on foreign policy. William Casey When the administration began searching for a suc- cessor, it became apparent Casey would not be return- ing except in an advisory position. Thus, the nation was left to wonder whether Casey ' s side of the Iran scandal would ever be known. □ Mike Dunlap Newsmakers 207 ealth Anxiety spread as disease goes unchecked AIDS Although it was one of the year ' s hottest media topics, little progress was made in its fight against the disease AIDS. Acquired immune deficien- cy syndrome, once confined to homosexual males and in- trav enous drug users, began to pose a threat to the general public. It was estimated over two million Americans had been exposed to the AIDS virus. The Federal Public Health Service reported AIDS could have easily become one of the nation ' s top killers. Deaths from the disease could reach 54,000 a year by 1991 if the disease continued to spread. The statistics scared many members of the " straight " community. This was a com- mon view of many students. " I was very worried, " Alan Warner said. " It sure made you think about jumping in bed with just anybody. " Much of the fear was based on misinformation and lack of education. Rumors that one could get AIDS from toilet seats or casual contact were common and led to discrimi- nation against high-risk groups like prostitutes and Haitians. Many AIDS victims ' jobs were in jeopardy because fel- low employees refused to work with them. Several managers removed victims from their jobs as a result of other em- ployees ' demands; however, many companies implement- ed policies to keep AIDS Health sufferers employed. Discrimination was not con- fined to the job, however. Chil- dren who had AIDS were often barred from attending school by board members or the com- munity. In most cases, the stu- dents returned to school. " It sure made you think about jumping in bed with just anybody. " -Alan Warner Funds for the fight against the disease came from several sources. The government gave the National Cancer Institute approximately $50 million in extra aid for further study with an experimental drug. Elizabeth Taylor also helped raise funds for AIDS research by hosting a celebrity program. As a long-time friend of AIDS victim Rock Hudson, she felt Hudson ' s death could raise so- cial consciousness of the disease. A plan for better public edu- cation was outlined by U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop. He stated that children needed to learn about AIDS in school. Koop felt proper edu- cation was the best way to pre- vent further spread of the dis- ease. The government agreed to support a public program encouraging responsible sexu- al behavior. AIDS was definitely not a problem confined to the Unit ed States. Cases of AIDS hac been reported in almost ever nation. The African nations were af flicted worst. By January several hundred thousand peo pie had died and ai estimated five million peopli carried the virus. Some sma villages were almost complete ly wiped out by the disease which had been ragin through the continent sine the late 1970s. Nonetheless, with all th education and fund raisin fear ran through the nation. " I tried to assess people ' characters and be more cau tious about the women I nun around, " Doug Short said.D John Phillip Sex: proceed with caution A minister in Amherst, N. Y., handed out condoms to his congregation. Magazines of all types and some television stations advertised condoms as safe-sex products. Safe sex had become a national concern. This newly acceptable openness about personal safety during sex stemmed from serious public health concerns directed mostly at AIDS. However, this openness didn ' t arrive without controversy. Efforts to advertise condoms on televi- sion and to distribute them on college cam- puses offended many people who thought it only promoted an atmosphere of sexual permissiveness. Others supported the openness — arguing condoms were in- strumental in preventing the spread of sexually-transmitted diseases, including AIDS. " People would have been more apt to use them if they didn ' t have to walk to the Health Center, " Diane Watson said. " But 1 wouldn ' t want to be seen buying one. " College students were not the only ones who became aware of the risks of sexually transmitted diseases. Many high schools began sex education programs, which in- cluded teaching students it was okay to say no and also stressed responsible sex by us- ing protection. As many as two million Americans were believed to be infected with AIDS without realizing it. " 1 heard that by 1990, one out of every five people would have AIDS, " Stephanie Gonzalez said. " It scared me because it was such an epidemic and they had no way to control it. " D Lori Nelson In 1985. 1 crack, but by most danger l»n in the feared the » would lead t addiction be an inexpensi Crack in ' was $oj fteintens more trouble febelieved; i] y get hookt Crack was fe nation ' s constant Northwest tne drug ' s ex Crack down on drugs High-potency cocaine spawns epidemic of addiction In 1985, few people had heard of crack, but by 1986, it had become the most dangerous source of drug addic- tion in the United States. Experts feared the widespread use of crack would lead to an increase in cocaine addiction because of its availability as an inexpensive and addictive form. Crack in the form of pellet-sized rocks was sold in small plastic vials for around $10. Unlike cocaine, it was smoked rather than snorted. The intensity of crack proved to be more trouble than expected. Authori- ties believed first-time users could eas- ily get hooked on the drug. Crack was also making headlines in the nation ' s newspapers and was a constant subject of news stories on TV. Northwest students were aware of the drug ' s existence but were unsure Crack, a refined, smokable form of co- caine may be the most addictive narcot- ic ever sold on the streets of America. -Photo by Wideworld about some of its effects. " I knew it could be 10 times more addictive than ordinary cocaine, " Jean Jones said. " You could get hooked easily the first time. " Problems that arose from crack ad- diction concerned many people. Ris- ing crime rates and overcrowded pri- sons were partially attributed to the ris- ing impact of crack. " Crack was a major problem for everyone and it had, to some extent, overtaken other drugs as the number one drug problem in the country, " Tonya Carson said. Authorities believed crack could dis- place heroin as the most addictive and dangerous drug on the streets. History reminded us of the 1960s and the social disorder associated with heroin, and some worried crack could cause history to repeat itself with dis- asterous results. " I thought this drug was becoming as dangerous as heroin, " Sallehudin Hasnan said. " If heroin was the drug of the ' 60s, crack was fast becoming the drug of the ' 80s. " D Hong Kok Health 210 Organizations m a g n Grcvps There were over 120 organizations, fraternities and sororities to keep us busy outside of classes. We joined some groups to gain friends and meet new people while others gave us recognition and information beyond our classroom learning. We spent money and time doing service projects for the people of Maryville and the surrounding area. The Accounting Society provided free income tax service in the spring. Many of the Greek organizations sponsored neighborhood cleanups. Greek Week, sponsored by Pan- hellenic and IFC, combined friendly competition and social activities into four days of fun and ex- citement for us. We didn ' t always do things on our own. Many organizations helped out with Special Olympics, the phone-a-thon and com- peted against each other in donating blood and cheering at football and basketball games. We also joined forces to collect food, adopt friends in the Big Brother Big Sister program and even adopt grandparents from local nursing homes. Together we were able to make things happen — imagine that. Jesters at the Madrigal Feaste take time from clowning around to get their share of Renaissance delicacies. -Photo by Sarah Frerking Greg Slaybaugh escorts Kathy Thacker down the aisle in the annual Sigma Society Bridal Show. -Photo by Ron Alpough 2122H51 256 Greeks Service and honorary organizations were just part of the pulse of the University. The activities sponsored by these clubs benefited students. Sororities and fraternities joined forces to better the Greek system. They participated in community service and philanthropy projects. T n a Organizations 211 Concentrated effort he Accounting Society was an organiza- tion that made accounting majors aware of their profession. " We wanted to provide accounting majors with an in-depth look at account- ing, " Vice President Steve Luke said. " It gave them more than what they could get out of a book. " Besides giving ex- perience, the Accounting Society helped other col- lege students and Maryville The Ag Bus Econ Club hosted guest speaker Hubert Gumm to share agriculture ex- periences with them. Gumm was an exchange manager at Maryville ' s MFA. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Ag Council gets geared up for the semester by mapping out upcoming activities. The meeting was led by President John Rehmeier. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson citizens by assisting them in or completing their tax returns through the Volun- teer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). " VITA was a mutually beneficial program, " Luke said. " It benefited us by giv- ing us experience and it benefited the taxpayers be- cause they got their taxes done for free. If we couldn ' t help them, we referred them to someone else. " 1 he Ag-Business Econ Club was open to any un- dergraduate agriculture major. " We were there to stimu- late a scholarly and social interest in members who were interested in pursuing a career in ag business and economics, " President Neal Schatz said. " We planned a trip to Chicago at the end of February to visit the Chica- go Mercantile and Chicago Board of Trade, " Schatz said. Members also got to- gether for volleyball matches and barbecues. TV he Ag Club was an or- ganization that kept busy by sponsoring many events and competitions. The club sponsored Jackpot Roping, a contest open to teams from other colleges. " We had a good turnout for Jackpot Roping. Be- cause it was open to the public, a lot of people from the community participat- ed, " John Rehmieir said. Through fund raising ac- tivities and membership dues, money earned was used to purchase two tick- ets to the spring banquet for each member and the rest of the money went to Ag Council. of four olt clubs on cai made up representatii " Ag Coui were elects groups as I Club,AgClu Clubs, Hon Delta TauAl Tau Alpha, " The cour such things Bowl and th( banquet " The sprir quel honor students whi ing work ar was support the year, " R 212 Accounting Society of four other agriculture clubs on campus, and was made up of elected representatives. " Ag Council members were elected from such groups as the Agronomy Club, Ag Club, Ag Business Clubs, Horticulture Club, Delta Tau Alpha and Alpha Tau Alpha, " Rehmeier said. The council sponsored such things as the Brain Bowl and the spring awards banquet. " The spring awards ban- quet honored agriculture students who did outstand- ing work and faculty that was supportive throughout the year, " Rehmeier said. I A ccounting Society Front Row: Linda Linn, Stephen Luke, v. pres.; Bridgette DeLong, pres.; Mary Bradley, treas. and Edee Wheeler. Second Row: David Neill, Rosemary Sylvester, Amy Ellison, Becky Husted, Valerie Lockard and Janice Rick- man. Back Row: Linda Bixler, Di- ane Reynolds, Rod Cotton, Jane Dunn, spons.; Rebecca Griffey and Kelley Carter. A g Business Club Front Row: Stanley Woodward, Neal Schatz, v. pres.; Maureen Mader, pres.; Rosemary Sylvester, treas and Duane Jewell, spons. Back Row: Kevin Royal, Tony James, Sandy Meier, Gayle Pounds and Pam O ' Connell. cY A Club Front Row: Ron Vogelsmeier, Keith Runde, Dan Miller, Charles Wilson, pres.; John Rehmeier, v. pres.; Teresa Schell, Clinton Wed- die, treas. and Duane Jewell, spons. Second Row: Chestina Ma- hurin, Barbara Wachter, Michelle Garner, Michelle Gentry, Susie Bu- man, Jeri Kay Weisbrook, Steve Rehbein, Denise Lewis, Pam O ' Connell and Carlene Thompson. Third Row: Nancy Renaud, Victor West, Daryn Bowman, Matt 1m- mel, Scott Suhr, Jeff Schultz, Eric Wright and Karen Burnett. Back Row: Todd Herron, Kevin Blair, Eric Mink, Harold Parrott, Alan Knapp, Brad Johnson, Glenn Wagner, Boyd Middlebrook, John Streett, Shan Christopher, Michael Powell, Greg Hale and Steve Klute. As- Council Front Row: Denise Lewis, John Rehmeier, pres. and Teresa Scheel v. pres. Back Row: Duane Jewell, spons.; Neal Schatz, Stanley Woodward, Tony James, Tim Huntley, Rodney Cole and Kevin Blair. Ag Council 213 e oncentrated effort gronomy Club brought together peo- ple who were either major- ing or interested in the field of agronomy. Members met at Pizza Hut for club meetings and discussed ideas for activities. " Plans were made for the Agronomy Club to set up a bulletin board to com- memorate George Wash- ington Carver for Black His- tory month and to go on a ski trip, " President Darin Wheeler said. The group raised funds by selling plants to high schools and colleges for use in the classroom. The money was used for pizza parties and to help mem- bers purchase Agronomy Club jackets and caps. " lpha Beta Alpha was an organization designed for members with an in- terest in library science. " We were designed to give more information on the library sciences to all library science majors and minors, " Laura Lamont said. The organization was the only one of its kind offered to people with this area of interest. " I joined because it was a club designed with my major in mind and it was the only club on campus for those interested in this field, " Lamont said. " Anoth- er big reason was that it looked good on my resume when it was time to start ap- plying for jobs. " lpha Mu Gamma unit- ed students with an interest in foreign language. " Being in Alpha Mu Gamma helped us with for- eign languages, " Andria Miller said. Club members were given the chance to share their experiences in foreign countries with other members. " People who have had ex- periences in foreign coun- tries told other members about it, " Miller said. " At one meeting, a member who Members and models from the Alpha Phi Alpha frater- nity rehearse for the finale held during their spring fa- shion show. Proceeds from the show went to a scholar- ship fun. -Photo by Steve | Thomas Culture shock is not fully un- derstood unless one ex- periences it. Greg Hadley speaks about his experiences in Mexico during an Alpha Mu Gamma meeting. -Photo by Debby Kerr had been to Mexico over Christmas break told us about his trip. " To be a full-time member of Alpha Mu Gamma, a stu- dent was required to have at least two As in the same college-level foreign lan- guage. There was also the op- portunity to become an as- sociate member. For that status, a student did not have to be enrolled in a for- eign language, but only have an interest in it. Besides helping mem- bers with interests in foreign language, being in Alpha Mu Gamma provided mem- bers with friendships. " When I was with a group of people who had the same interests as I did, it was nice to meet with them, " Miller said. mlpha Phi Alpha was a national fraternity that had just started on campus. Its national membership in- cluded such prestigious members as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. " We wanted to stimulate the ambitions and dreams of our members and create usefulness in the causes of humanity, " President Tory Tucker said. Although the organiza- tion was just sponsored a show. " Themom thefasionsho setting up a sc gram for nig dents, " Tucke In additioi tivities includi food drive an tion of clothir Maryville. Academics _s the group i members m viduals. The group tional: s:s:c- I suppon organii 214 Agronomy Club -group i asj -est -sesof tion was just beginning, it sponsored a spring fashion show. " The money raised from the fasion show went toward setting up a scholarship pro- gram for high school stu- dents, " Tucker said. In addition, the group participated in charitable ac- tivities including the canned food drive and the distribu- tion of clothing throughout Maryville. Academics were stressed as the group hoped to help members mature as indi- viduals. The group received addi- tional support from its little sister organization. A gronomy Club Front Row: Rodney Cole, Tony James, v. pres.; Darin Wheeler, pres; Allan Mulnix and Wayde Ross, treas. Back Row: Stan Miles, Jeff Miller, Roger Williams and Tom Zweifel, spons. A Ipha Beta Alpha Front Row: Laura Lamont, Darla Smith and Beth Petersen. Al a Mu Gamma Front Row: Andria Miller, Venes- sa Maxwell, Paul Adkins, Ari Es- pano and Brenda Bates. Back Row: Kevin Anderson, Jamie Valentine, Channing Horner, spon.; Debby Kerr, v. pres; Elaine Richardson, Sonya O ' Connell and John O ' Connell. A lpha Phi Alpha Front Row: Willetta Banks, treas.; Hope Robinson, v. pres.; Tory Tucker, pres.; Christina Robinson, pres. and April Cowan. Back Row: Maurice Williams, spon.; Sherrone Beatty, Tamela Williams and Tobe ' McClinton. Alpha Phi Alpha 215 e oncentrated effort ■ 216 A Ipha Psi Omega Front Row: Julie Reed, treas.; Lisa Smeltzer, Jill Leonard, pres. and Gerald Browning, v. pres. Back Row: Doug Ford, Sheila Hull, Yakime Adbul, Brenda Wiederholt, Thomas McLaughlin, Erin Shevling and Jim Lovell. A lpha Tau Alpha Front Ro w: Rod Barr, Alan Lar- son, Tom Paulsen, pres.; Gary Hughes, v. pres. and Eric Kumm, treas. Back Row: Marvin Hoskey, spons.; Gary Gourley, James Ball, Jeff Mattes, Brent Lorimor, Brad Vogel, Rick Behrens, Rod Walker, Jeff Stoll and Mervin Bettis, spons. A MA Front Row: Kevin Jenkins, v. pres.; Tina Steinke, v. pres.; Stephanie Carter, treas.; Randy Sharp, v. pres.; Dawn Prall, pres. and Arlin Anderson. Second Row: Anita Smith, Carol Cline, Delores Bitler and Christi Barber. Third Row: Angela Murray, Jocelyn An- derson, Karen Abbett, Andria Miller, Alicia Craven and Barbara Oates, spons. Back Row: Dave Carlson, Bill Ainsworth, Don Noth- stine, spons.; Jeff Anderson and Vince Prichard. A PA Front Row: James Lauridsen, treas.; Lynda Ahlschwede, v. pres.; Sue Parsons, v. pres. and Brad An- derson, pres. Back Row: Wendy Cline, Cindy Cline, Lisa Lutes, Ravi Iyer, Fawzi Al-Darazi, Deb Swearin- gin and Linda Gillespie. | I :: ifi 1 " ( ' fl S El i » ' j Mi. J «| i J Km Investigating the clutch system on an 1800 Diesel Oliver, Alpha Tau Alpha mem- . bersRodE make « Photo by Alpha Psi Omega hX bers Rod Barr and Alan Larson make minor adjustments. Photo by Julie Ernat Psi Omega magazine. Play- bill included pictures and descriptions of productions. Llpha Tau Alpha(ATA) promoted awarness of agriculture education. ATA provided agriculture education majors the op- portunity to gain informa- tion. One way this was ac- complished was through the Midway Conference. " The conference allowed us to get together with those who had been stu- dent teaching and the new members of Alpha Tau Al- pha, " President Tom Paul- sen said. The club also took part in campus and community events. " We entered the indepen- dent Homecoming house dec competition for the first year and won first place, " Paulsen said. " We also par- ticipated in the blood drive and we had the Adopt-a- Family for Christmas where we gave presents and a din- ner to needy children. " Q laining professional con- tacts and experience that would help its members in the future was what the American Marketing As- sociation (AMA) was all about. AMA ' s major event of the year was their annual Mar- keting Day. " We held our Fourth An- nual Marketing Day this year and it was probably our most successful one to date, " President Dawn Prall said. " Around 200 students turned out. " Five speakers from Oma- ha and Kansas City talked about everything from ad- vertising to health care marketing. __________ T, he goal of the Ameri- can Society for Personnel Administration (ASPA) was to help get members ready to enter the world of personnel management. " Being in ASPA gave the members insight into how personnel managers work- ed, " Jim Lauridsen said. To gain this insight, ASPA brought in guest speakers and went on field trips to see how personnel work was done. " Being a member gave me a better understanding of how business works and what management can do for a business, " Lynde Ahlschwede said. It takes a sharp eye to spot the right actor. Student direc- tor Tom McLaughlin studies the auditions for A Life in the Theatre. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Students register for the American Marketing Associa- tion ' s annual Marketing Day seminars which drew nearly 300 students. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Amer. Soc. for Personnel Admin. 217 G oncentrated effort 218 A ssoc. for Com. Mach. Front Row: Jeffery Eiberger, Jean Peterson, Dr. Merry McDonald, spons.; Edward Alt, Diane Rohe, v. pres.; Mark Hartman, pres.; Bill Cain, treas.; Dr. Gary McDonald, spons.; Michael Ahrens and David Steinhauser. Second Row: David Epling, David Bridges, Karen Lur- kowski, Tim Hume, Joseph Stein- hauser, Andrew Maurer, Robert Carboneau and David Hurlbert. Back Row: Dewayne Christensen, Todd Hathhom, Ken Scribner, Bri- an McCane, Randal Techner, Matt Hoyt, Richard Davis, Doug Myers and David Davis. P aptist Student Union Front Row: Randy Sharp. Second Row: Sue Johnson, David Neill, pres.; Jamie Valentine, Susan Ac- ker, Tim Luke and DeeDee Cox. Back Row: Cami Groves, Edward Miller, Steve Leatherman, Kevin Birge, Martin Nish, Colleen McDowell, Elaine King and Kevin Anderson. B eta Beta Beta Front Row: Darren Gunderson, Theresa Kinder and Steven Hale. Back Row: Shelley Rabel, Jeff Fairman, Eric Salmon, Kristi Davis, Kenneth Muiler, spons.; Lori Beavers and Allesa Bird. P lue Key Front Row: Michael Mattson, Steve Anderson, Jay Halla, pres.; Tim Beach, Merle Teeter, treas. and Randy Wolfe. Back Row: John Thayer, JayDe Leonard, Doug Irvin, Art Miller, Dave Roberts, Edward Oster, Bruce Lang, v. pres.; Patrick McLaugh- lin, spons. and Jay Meacham. schoolstudeni Merest in » ' te hosted Science Olyn lie spring se school studei and had a | lontest and received tropt ton(BS(I) " P ' lian fellowship awareness to i others, " Deidr Members o sd the interna ence, at thi Assoc, for Computing Machinery school students showing an Interest in computing. " We hosted a Computer Science Olympiad during the spring semester. High school students came in and had a programming contest and the winners received trophies or certifi- cates, " Rohe said. Ti he Baptist Student an- ion (BSU) " provided Chris- tian fellowship and spiritual awareness to members and others, " Deidre Cox said. Members of BSU attend- ed the international confer- ence, at the Windermir Baptist Assembly in Cam- demtoni. They shared their new ideas with local members. " The international confer- ence was attended by members of BSU from all campuses that wanted to go, " Cox said. " There were speakers, activities, work- shops and a lot of singing. Most of the things we did at the conference were for our own growth, but we got training and ideas to take back for meetings. " Baptist Student Union gave members a sense of satisfaction. " Being involved in BSCI gave me a chance to go someplace and be accepted for myself, " Cox said. eta Beta Beta mem- bers discussed and promot- ed research in the biological sciences. " We were there to further our members ' knowledge of biology and to introduce new areas of study and in- terest, " Steve Hale said. Members of Beta Beta Beta met every other Wednesday. " At our regular meetings, we usually had faculty and students who had done research work over the sum- mer speak to us, " Hale said. Members attended the national convention in New Orleans. " The theme of the na- tional convention was aquatic biology, " Hale said. " The speakers talked a lot about the water system. " Funds for the trip were raised through a club spon- sored biology textbook sale. The club offered mem- bers a better idea of what all biology had to offer them. " Being in Beta Beta Beta gave me a greater aware- ness of all that biology con- tained and a broader sense of all that was possible, " Hale said. Hue Key surrounded it self with leaders. " Blue Key was an organi- zation to honor those who had shown leadership in their academic abilities on campus, " Tim Beach said. One of the requirements of Blue Key was to be active in at least two organizations. Blue Key gave its mem- bers insight into their future leadership abilities. " We talked to other members who were not only involved in Blue Key, but in other campus activi- ties and academics. It gave us a chance to compare notes and learn things that would help us in the future, " Beach said. Contempory Christian music fills the air as Tim Luke and DeeDee Cox practice a selection. Cox was Missions Chairperson at the Baptist Stu- dent Union. -Photo by Julie Ernat An interest in biology ex- tended beyond the classroom for members of Beta Beta Beta. Advise r Kenneth Minter used slides and other visual aids to help member Allesa Bird. -Photo by Nancy Blue Key 219 e oncentrated effort ne organiza- tion that tried to motivate students to get involved was Campus Activities Programmers (CAPs). Their efforts included a var- iety of events that ranged from concerts to speaking engagements by notable personalities such as Dr. Joyce Brothers and Dr. Ruth Westheimer. A variety of programs in- cluded Louise Mandrel!, Berlin and The Rainmakers. " The main objective of CAPs was giving something for the students to do in their free time, " Kenny Wil- mes said. T he Campus Recreation intramurals program was probably the most popular ' organization on campus. " In past years, we ' ve had over 5,000 people involved in the activities, " Pat Lesiak said. Most individual students and Greek organization Leading the pack a par- ticipant stretches toward the finish during a track meet sponsored by Campus Rec. - Photo by Nancy Meyer One of the comedians in CAPs Make Me Laugh pro- gram performs a routine dur- ing the spring semester. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson members were eligible to participate in the in- tramurals program. Of the activities that were offered throughout the year, football, basketball, volley- ball and pickleball were the most popular events. " We gave T-shirts to all the winning individuals and teams, " Lesiak said. " We also awarded points to teams that won. The team with the most supremacy points at the end of the year was given the Supremacy Trophy. " Tc o be a member of th Cardinal Key Honor Soci- ety, a junior was required to have a 3.5 gpa and a senior to have a 3.0 gpa. The pur- pose of the organization was to recognize achievement in scholarship, leadership and extracurricular activities, and to advance growth and leadership abilities. The group organized a Christmas party and invited Richard Fulton to talk about his trip to the Soviet J Union. " We were trying to get new members for the soci- ety to promote qualities like leadership and develop- ment on a personal level, " Denise Grisamore said. Vrfhrist ' s Way Inn provi ed students a chance to be involved in religious fellow ship and discussions. The organization ' s objective was to promote Christ among students by ways of Bible study, meetings and field The group jon Hill christi; wne in W KOfk trip, o Widow ' s Banqi. lored a retr Dzarks. Locally, the iored a Adopt »nt and partic Visitations. " Our main b glorify Jesi d provide fellc itudents, " I Zharley, camp Campus Activities Programmers fertile » ' :■: : : , e; 1 PWWl ,e,« ■rips. The group went to Cook- son Hill christian childrens ' home in Oklahoma on a work trip, organized a Widow ' s Banquet and spon- sored a retreat to the Ozarks. Locally, the group spon- sored a Adopt a Grandpar- ent and participated in jail visitations. " Our main purpose was to glorify Jesus Christ and to provide fellowship among students, " said Roger Charley, campus minister. « s ft !■■■■■ ill rllH c TO k f c APs Front Row: Teddi Frechin, Lori Thompson, treas.; Jim Inman, pres.; Tim Beach and Michelle Belcher, v, pres. Second Row: Amy Rice, Lisa Alder, Anita Smith, Robin Pollard, Art Miller, Tim Hume, Susan Dolan, Rochelle Scroggie, Tina Dzula, Leanne Luse and Jacque Long. Back Row: Todd Barnhart. ( " ampus Rec. Front Row: Kelly Smith, Anne Kenney, Stephen Johnson, Caro- lyn Schneider and Ann Mickels. Back Row: Pat Lesiak, M arty Owen, Bob Lade, Todd Peter- senm, Pat Ryan and Kelly Mahl- berg. C ardinal Key Front Row: Dr. Morton Kenner, spons.; Diane Rohe, treas.; Mark Hartman, v. pres.; Denise Grisa- more, pres.; Kevin Larson and Jean Kenner, spons. Second Row: Diana Antle, Julie Carlson, Lisa Lutes, Mary Pistone, Tina Steinke and Terri Clement. Back Row: Cheryl Schendt, Valerie Lockard, Renzo Casillo, Edward Oster, Carrie Huke, Maureen Mader and Anita Graham. ( hrist ' s Way Inn Front Row: Jeff Holliday, Elaine Richardson, Leah Better, Janty Lim, Sarah Herndon and Mah- mood Parsi. Second Row: Cynthia Forsythe, Pat Strubert, Audrey Yong Siew Ping, Justanti Wardo- jo, Linda Lewis, Edward Lai Wai- ming, Mahmond and Ricky Leonard. Back Row: Michael Ig- hoyivwi, Obediah Egekwu, Merrick Witt, Kevin Birge, Scott Gaylord, Roger Charley, Holly Gaylord, Elad Fredrick and Wu Cheng Long. Christian Campus Fellowship 221 G oncentrated effort ircle K ' s serv- ices to the community proved to be invaluable as they served the people in more ways than one. One such service was the Leuke- mia Rock-a-thon held in February to help the Leuke- mia Foundation. Rocking chairs were set up for any- one who wanted to pledge. " Our three main objec- tives were to serve other people, to provide leader- ship and fellowship to other students and to help other people, " said Craig Rector, president of Circle K. Even though Circle K, a Kiwanis sponsored group, was small in membership, it did not prevent the mem- bers to help the communi- ty in raising funds and serv- ice projects. Besides the rock-a-thon, the organiza- tion also picked up potatoes at a local farm for the food pantry and sponsored a Hal- loween party at the nursing home. he promoting of infor- mation processing activities on campus was one of the many objectives of the Data Processing Management Association (DPMA). The group held meetings for business and data process- ing majors to discuss up-to- date data processing and management information. One of the meetings also in- cluded meeting data management managers which provided the mem- bers an insight into the data processing world. One of DPMA ' s activities of the previous years, the computer Expo, was not in- cluded in the agenda. " There was talk about the university sponsoring the expo instead of the DPMA, but 1 haven ' t heard anything from them, " said Dan Cochran, vice-president. The organization also had guests speakers at their meetings which included Dr. Jon Rickman, director of computer services and Don Haynes, senior com- puter analyst. DPMA also The sales pitch of Stanley Woodward persuades Mark McDaniel to buy a raffle tick- et. The raffle was a fund raiser sponsored by the Delta Tau Al- pha organization. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Computing is only one aspect of DPMA for members like Melissa Sanny. The group sponsored field trips and tried to make students aware of the computer opportunities on campus. -Photo by Debby Ken- conducted trips which took their members to Mutual of Omaha, and to Hallmark and IBM in Kansas City. D, ' elta Psi Kappa main objective was to raise enough money to send members to the 1988 Del ta Psi Kappa National Con- vention. A fund raiser was set up and a pancake dinner was organized to help raise money for the organization. H dents. Delta i also raising " 1 National Co April- lonoring outstanding agriculture students and giving scholarships were two main purposes of the Delta Tau Alpha. The or- ganization was trying to es- tablish a $ 200 cash scholar ship in recognition of outstanding agriculture stu the qualities ai agriculture members, ' Schatz, " and and honor th An mitotic February wh Circle K . dents. Delta Tau Alpha was also raising money for the National Convention in April. " We worked to improve the qualities and knowledge of agriculture among our members, " said Neal Schatz, " and to promote and honor the society. " An initiation was held in February which required a 3.00 gpa for new members. •ircle K Front Row: Andy Stahmer, Craig Rector, pres. and Susan Bury. Back Row: David Warburton, spons. and Michael Brill. D PMA Front Row: Scott Hammond, pres.; Dan Cochran, v. pres.; Melis- sa Sanny, treas. ' , Anita Malcom and Mary Bradley. Second Row: Kevin Sohl, Andrew Maurer, Geor- geann DiPasquale, Anne Kenney, Kimberly Jennings and Michael Ahrens. Back Row: Kent Weigel, Philip Hood, Jim Hurst, John Qrispon and Mike Ingram. r elta Psi Kappa Front Row: Paul Penrod, Julie Carl, Dee Powers, pres.; James Herauf, spons.; Kent Hutson, Ruby Zapien, treas. and Christy Hud- lemeyer. Second Row: Libby Shaw, DeeDee McCulloch, Kath- leen Gimbel, Jan Herndon, Karen Lyman, Janice Else and Jenny Blake. Back Row: Michael Wil- liams, Shawn Sharp, Michael Swaney, Craig Rector, Holly Gay- lord, Rita Wagner and Shelly McClure. p elta Tau Alpha Front Row: Shan Christopher, Gayle Pounds, Neal Schatz and Sandy Meier. Back Row: Kevin Royal, Dale Christensen, Edward Oster, Eric Mink, Stanley Wood- ward, Maureen Mader and Rodney Cole. Delta Tau Alpha oncentrated ♦effort Front Row: Stacia Mullin, Stacy Gallup, Cindy Lehman, treas.; Sara Apland, pres.; Jamie Valentine and Cynthia Miller. Back Row: Dr. Leland May, spons.; Raul Chacon, Dee Powers, Lisa Hagemeier, Eric Hauck and Lenora Miller. Front Row: Jeff Holliday, Kelly Zart, Scott Spurgeon, Kevin An- derson, Elaine King, Albert Lup- pens, Chrissy Pease, Scott Tho- mas, Andy Spisak, Veronica Losh and Sue Johnson. Second Row: Tamara Freeman, Joy VanSickle, Cindy Loar, Jacquelyn Long, Bren- da Else, Jodi Brady, Michelle Stewart, treas.; Lionel Simms, spons.; David Watkins, Kyle Fren- ther, pres.; Amy Thomson, Steph Sammons and Cami Groves. Third Row: Mike Welch, LeAnn John- son, Lora Marker, Cassandra Wil- liams, Pam Tatro, Marion Daniel, Annissa Skalberg, Shari Goetz, Shannon Bybee, Rhonda Chitten- den and Jay Floyd. Fourth Row: Jacinda Yotti, Tammy King, Cathy Halbur, Lloyd Harper, Julie DeLong, Curt Eaton, Jane Sims, Randy Sharp, Michelle Campbell, Robert Carboneau, John Yates and Warren Jones. Fifth Row: David Neill, Gregg Lehenbauer, Brad Twaddle, John Henriksen, David Lundberg, Martin Nish, Richard Foster, Chad Nelson, Cherri Griffin, Jill Korver, Tracy Gibson, Edward Miller and Steve Hathatway. Back Row: Jeff Hutcheon, Jon Clark, David Watts, Lyle Taylor, Allen Andrews, Scott Krinninger, Rob DeBolt, Tim Luke, Tim Saunders and Mark Pyatt. F inancial Management Front Row: Joan Griepenstroh, Tom Cirks, Edward Oster, Michael McCoy and Ching Yap. Back Row: Audrey Yong Siew Ping, Dwayne Holmes and Cherie King. Q amma Theta Clpsilon Front Row: Kent Schrimer, Jay Stewart, Joan Pappert and Dr. Ted Goudge, spons. ; eld a panel of i achers on carr the me " 11 l0 wofEngland earn about God banquet for the English T Honor Society in Novem- » he ber. New members lighted ni candles and quoted their | ChnStl favorite poems. New mem- f bers were required to com plete 20 hours of English ' 00f with a 3.00 gpa. " Basically, we just want to » " which ' have a program to stimulate nembersnip an interest in intellectual ' eari English pursuits, " said Dr. " FCA inforrr Leland May, sponsor. Apart from the initiation m im banquet, the organization wryonewecoi 224 English Honor Society I held a panel of area school :eachers on campus to talk with the members. A slide show of England was shown n March and elections were neld in April. he only requirement for membership to Fellowship Christian Athletes [FCA) was the desire to ' ■■ " -■ ' ■ -. learn about God. This open J 3 of English door policy prompted stu- dents to join the organiza- tion which has doubled its membership in recent ■ ■ ■ r. ' j!3te " rt dui years, " FCA informed students about the reality of life by • -j»:o(i sharing Jesus Christ with nation everyone we come into con- tact with, " President Kyle Guenther said, " and provide an environment conducive to spiritual maturity. " FCA was working on or- ganizing smaller chapters of its organization in high schools in the area such as Worth County High School. " We are striving to share the gospel with everybody on campus and to aid in spiritual maturity, " Guenther said. The organization also provided Bible studies and films for its members every week and invited ex- Kansas City Chief football player, Charlie Getty, to speak on the topic of commitment in one of the meetings. 7 he Finance provided the chance to further its members ' knowledge in the field of financial management and the opportunity to play in a nationwide stock trading game. Members dealt with schools around the country in stock trading very similar to Wall Street. The club also took a trip to Kansas City and toured the Federal Reserve Bank and the Board of Trade. Apart from that, the club in- vited Dr. John Baker, finance professor, to speak on tax changes. " I really enjoyed the opportunity to associate with my colleagues in a growing and learning at- mosphere within my major, " Edward Oster said. H lonoring outstanding students majoring or minor- ing in geography was an ob- jective of Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU). A national honor society, GTCJ sent pamphlets to its members and helped them be in- formed in the field of geography. " It also helped your re- sume because if you be- longed to GTU, your con- tacts will grow, " said Joan Pappert, vice president. With only three mem- bers, GTCJ organized an in- itiation to try and gain new members. " It ' s not an elaborate af- fair, just a speech by the president and the swearing in of the officers, " Pappert said. " I think this is a good organization since it gives recognition to outstanding geography students. " Poetry readings by profes- sors like Dr. David Slater high- light meetings of English Honor Society. President Sarah Apland led the group in sever- al events, including a fall semester banquet. -Photo by Debby Kerr Marion Daniel gets caught up in the action after an FCA meeting. Cami Groves, Tam- my King, Laura Brichetto and Shannon Bybee enjoy fun and fellowship at the weekly meet- ing. -Photo by Jim Tierney WI j Z Gamma Theta Upsilon oncentrated effort ( " j eol. Geog. Club Front Row: Kurt Musfeldt, Kirby Smail, Rick Allely and Ted Goudge, spons. Back Row: Jay Stewart, Jeff Qadt, Joan Pappert and Kent Schreiner. H arambee Front Row: Kirk Roston, Teri Smith, treas.; April Renfroe, v. pres.; Dayna Brown, pres.; Tame- la Williams, Robin Pollard and Troy Tucker. Second Row: Antoine Gilkey, Angela Standard, Yvette Mullins, Tanya Brown, Monica McDade, Thesis Franks, Tracy Sykes and April Cowan. Third Row: Ingrid Williams, Traci Howard, Cassandra Williams, Sher- rone Beatty, Sheila Fairchild, Robert Lawrence and Rodney Grayson. Back Row: Charles Balentine, Stephen Taylor, Ron Al- pough, Deena Wright, Foris Webb and Gaylin Peebles. H igh Rise Hall Council Front Row: Erin Cotter, Brenda Bates, Michelle Baker, Christine Zakosek, treas.; Kenna Johnson, spons.; Wendy Cline, v. pres.; Vicki Homan, pres. and Samatha Webb. Second Row: Kevin Wise, Steve Rouw, pres.; Scott White, pres.; Mary Stephens, Julee Dubes, Diane Clymens, v. pres.; Jyl Dinville, Melinda McNeely, treas.; Cindy Condor, Kelly Collins and Laura Jensen. Back Row: Rodney Tye, Rob Corsaro, Leon Sequeira, treas.; Douglas Phelps, Jerry McMillen, Tom Bart, Mark McKinney, pres. and Grant McClune. H orticulture Club Front Row: Loren Newkirk, treas.; Denise Lewis, v. pres.; Tony James, pres. and Robin Winston. Back Row: Tim Huntly, Joy Clem- sen, Kelley Langford and Johanne Wynne, spons. • embers of the Geology and Geogra- phy Club learned more about geoscience in an in- formal setting and watched films every other week. A trip to Texas was sched- uled for spring break where members went sightseeing and visited important geo- science sites. Guest speakers were also invited to the club to speak in-depth on the subjects of geology and geography. " It made me more in- formed in the field of geog- raphy and geology and it also helped students major- Geology and Geography Club ' • ' cri«j •■--.■.. asctied [teeing ' ■ ' ■ " ■ s:eak : W o r e I " rajor- ing in those fields, " Rick Al- lely said. " I thought it was worth their time to join the club to enrich their studies. " In Swahili, Harambee meant coming together, it was also the main objective of the organization: to uni- fy students of all cultures. One of the highlights for Harambee was sending 14 of its members to Atlanta to participate in the celebra- tion of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ' s birthday. " We wanted to gain more knowledge of him and present it to the students here, so they would know what he stood for, " Vice President April Renfroe said. Have auction was part of Dieterich Hall Council ' s plan to raise money for new equipment. Sorority pled- ges were sold to residents to serve as cleaning ladies for a day. A scavenger hunt was Franken Hall Council ' s idea of getting bigger and better. The hunt required stu- dents to go door to door in Maryville collecting items. The items collected were then auctioned off as part of a fund raiser to purchase new equipment. " Franken Hall Council wanted students involved in more activities so they could meet new people and make new friends, " Resident Assistant Julie Dubed said. " It was a chance to get away from the books for a while. " H, lome-away-from-home was the goal Millikan Hall Council strived for. The council invited speakers for its Sexual Awareness Week in Febru- ary to talk to residents and arranged a self-defense demonstration of hap-ki-do in which they could partici- pate in. " We tried to have events going on every week and usually the activities were free, " President Vicki Ho- man said. r roviding activities forth residents was important to Phillips Hall Council. Activities organized by the council included a cam- pus clean-up, a food-drive, a Valentine ' s Dance and a Halloween haunted house. " Phillips Hall Council provided students a chance to make new acquain- tances, " Hall Director Wayne Viner said. T f he Horticulture Club was open to anyone with an interest in plants. Members had the oppor- tunity to increase their knowledge when the club went to St. Louis to visit the Missouri Botanical Gardens. The greenhouse provided students with hands-on ex- perience in horticulture. " I think by being in the club, members got a well- rounded perspective of plants in the greenhouse, " Newkirk said. " It helped fur- ther their knowledge of horticulture. " In recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ' s birthday, Harambee members and the students of Horace Mann School observe a moment of silence at the Victory Bell. -Photo by Ron Alpough Preparing plants for one of their annual plant sales Joy Clemson and Robin Winston, memb ers of the Horticulture club, repot plants. -Photo by Nancy Meyer OkWtH? Horticulture Club 227 ' " or oncentrated effort 6 G ■JL etting the resi- dents together to participate in activities was one of many intentions of the Hud- son Hall Council. The council sponsored parties and set up a Super Bowl hot dog sale to raise money for a new television. Hudson Hall Council also organized parties at the Maryville Health Center as a service to the community, and built a house dec dur- ing Homecoming. " Hudson Hall Council brought together residents to build a true unity and relationships that they ' ll remember forever, " Presi- dent Kim Schenk said. errin Hall Council " promoted events for the la- dies of Perrin that included social and recreational ac- tivities to bring them together as a family, " Amy Rice said. Plans for Greek Week keep 1FC members Vernon Dravenstott and Dan Worthley busy. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Thundering down College Avenue, the Industrial Tech- nology Club ' s Space Shuttle float predicts a dismal fate for the Miners. -Photo by Nancy Meyer One event was the assas- sination game that helped raise money to buy items for the dorm. The game re- quired students to " as- sasinate " other students with water pistols. The assa- sin who shot the most peo- ple won a prize. Residents also played the Perrin Trivia game. " I thought Perrin Hall Council promoted fun while meeting people and making new friends, " Rice said. " It also enriched the students ' lives on campus. " V space shuttle was sighted in Maryville during the Homecoming Parade, but the members of the In- dustrial Technology Club were responsible for its presence, not NASA. The club placed first in the float division, which helped them win the over- all supremacy award in the independent category. " Industrial Technology Club ' s goal was to provide an understanding of techni- cal skills and how they were applied to industry, " Kevin Patterson said. The club sponsored a contest for Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa high schools. Students brought woodworking and drafting projects they designed to be judged by a panel of profes- sors and area industrial arts teachers. " I enjoyed Industrial Technology Club a lot be- cause it bettered my rela- tionships with the profes- sors, " Patterson said. Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC) provided a foundation for rules and regulations for fraternity activities. IFC con- sisted of two representatives from each fraternity and four executive officers. The group ' s main responsibility was to govern rush activities. " Fraternities were allowed one smoker (alcoholic party) during rush, " Jay Hal- la said. " One of lFC ' s responsibilities was to en- force that rule. " IFC also helped the fraternities with Home- coming. " We encouraged partici- pation and reminded the fraternities of registration deadlines, " Halla said. IFC, along with Pan- hellenic, sponsored Greek Week. M s lembers of Kappa Del- ta Pi sang carols at their an nual Christmas party, which was held at Dr. Betty Bush ' s home. The honorary was spon- Hudson Perrin Hall Council J sored by Bush and Dr. Ann Laing, both faculty mem- bers in the College of Edu- cation. The organization ho- nored junior and senior education majors who had a minimum 3.0 gpa. " Qualifications for mem- bership included leadership, motivational skills and dedi- cation, " Bush said. In November, the group initiated approximately 100 members. " We benefited greatly from talking with other edu- cation majors and hearing about their experiences, " President Norma Higgin- botham said. " This way, we learned not to make any of the same mistakes they made. " In February, a panel of educators consisting of teachers and student teach- ers discussed work relation- ships between teachers and administrators. H udson Perrin Hall Co. Front Row: Cynthia Angeroth, Elizabeth VanVactor, Robyn Reed, Amy Rice and Beth Slater. Second Row: Kimberly Schenk, v. pres.; Rochelle Scroggie, pres.; Julie Wallace, treas.; Jane Gunja and Shannon Holmes, v. pres. Back Row: Kathie Zierke, spons.; Karen Brudin, Teresa Snyder, Kris Speck- mann, Lisa Alder, Marsha Mattson, Lynette Richardson and Ginger Hall. I ndustrial Tech. Club Front Row: Pat Ryan, Tom An- dreas and Dennis O ' Connell. Se- cond Row: Jeff Whitham, Pat Le- siak and Jeff Weickert. Back Row: LeRoy Christ, spons.; Ed Reed and Bill Priestley. [FC Front Row: David Schieszer, treas.; Kevin Keith, Steve Ander- son, v. pres.; Stephen Moss, pres. and Jeff Thompson, spons. Se- cond Row: Casey Goff , Kyle Bjork, Dave Roberts, Randy Wolf, Mike Mattson, Hobert Rupe, Jay Halla and Russell Runge. Back Row: Matthew Edwards, Pete Bales, Kurt Jackson, James Dean, Douglas Bushner, Gres Slaybaugh, Chris Burnett, JayDe Leonard and Chuck Schneider. Kappa Delta Pi Front Row: Tracy Esslinger, Su- san McKeown, Cynthia Miller, Terri Clement, treas.; Diana Antle, v. pres.; Norma Higginbotham, pres.; Mike Dunlap, Michelle Jaques, Ronda Sheets, Angie Miller and Linda Lewis. Second Row: Julee Dubes, Lisa Willett, Dorena Vivian, Lori Mattson, Toni Anthony, San- dy Link, Rebecca Balle, Amy Far- go, Karen Doman, Marsha Matt- son, Laura Blumenkemper and Cindy Wolfe. Back Row: Brice Watson, Sara Apland, JoAnn Leach, Steve Rouw, Jeanne Rob- bins, Ann Laing, spons.; Betty Bush, spons.; Mary Stephens, Paul Adkins, Gerald Browning, Julie Carl, Lenora Miller and Donetta Cooper. JT Kappa Delta Pi e oncentrated effort s an honorary for home economics stu- dents, the goal of Kappa Omicron Phi was to " pro- mote leadership skills in the field and to expand our ideas of the profession, " Cindy Crisler said. Sponsor Annelle Wey- muth taught a leadership seminar describing charac- teristics of those in authori- ty positions. " The seminar showed us what we needed to do in order to promote ourselves in the home economics profession, " Crisler said. " We learned how to submit impressive resumes and es- tablish contacts. " Ki L.DLX, the campus radio station, welcomed new and returning students to school with a dance held on the Student Union patio. " The dance was held to inform students about the station ' s existence and to let them get acquainted or re- aquainted, " Buddy Schwenk said. In October, KDLX held a Great Pumpkin party at Hy-Vee. " This was to get people to come into Hy-Vee, check out the specials the store had and listen to our broad- cast, " Sam Mason said. Hy-Vee contributed 2,000 hot dogs, 106 bottles of pop and 53 free lottery tick- ets to the public. " We were a student-run station fo r the students, " Schwenk said. " We hoped to increase our number of listeners and to represent the students the best we could. " reorganizing and re- grouping were priorities for Koncerned Individuals Dedicated to Students (KIDS). Because many members graduated, KIDS ' membership was low fall semester. This resulted in a January membership drive. The group was rewarded with record attendance and an increased membership. KIDS primary purpose was to provide children with a friend. " Being in KIDS benefited not only the children, " Mar- sha Mattson said, " it bene- fited us, too. When I saw a child get excited about Preparing to play a song for the AKL ' s Dance-a-Thon, KDLX disc jockey Jane Simms cues a record. -Photo by Nan- cy Meyer One of Buddy Schwenk ' s newsroom duties at KXCV is cutting wire releases for news broadcasts. -Photo by Debby Kerr. Kappa Omicron Phi something that some chil- dren would take for granted, it gave me a feeling that what I was doing was worthwhile. " K, k,XCV was different from other radio stations. Affiliat- ed with National Public Ra- dio, the station didn ' t follow a top-40 format. Instead, it programmed a news and classical music format. " KXCV provided a top quality news and fine arts broadcast 19 hours a day, 365 days a year, " Station Manager Sharon Carter said. In November, KXCV and KDLX sent two members to the Loyola Radio Confer- ence in Chicago. The weekend workshops co- vered tips on improvement of sales organization, on-air announcing, production and station management. KXCV was also different from other stations because of its Static-n-Stereo pro- gram, featuring new music from groups such as The Cure and R.E.M. " Static-n-Stereo was an extreme and successful metamorphosis, " Jeff Allen said. Shelly Ste tentivety to th jttheFebruar •Photo by Ro " to ■ ;; :: M ■ ' »J ' ; : ' --c:::- ■it •fa ; cause ImAm Shelly Stewart listens at- tentively to the guest speaker at the February KIDS meeting. -Photo by Ron Alpough pf appa Omicron Phi Front Row: Tricia Connell, Cindy Crisler and Shelly Price, pres. Back Row: Staci Linthicum, Joan Pap- pert, Lorie McKnight and Karen Ford, v. pres. K DLX Front Row: Todd Barnhart, April Benfroe and Andy Stahmer. Se- cond Row: Randy Sharp, Brendan Kelly, Patrick Prorok, Rob DeBolt, Pat Flynn and Ken Devanney. Third Row: Doug Ford, Dawn Tillman, Mike French, Lisa Mor- gan, Kyle Guenther, Tony King, Leslie Jackson and Diana Acton. Back Row: Jill Lyle, Andrea John- son, Jane Sims, Nick Kunels, Kim Peterson and Clifford Crisanti. K ID Front Row: Judy Green, Jennifer Riley, Michelle Eichler, Amy Far- go, pres.; Marsha Mattson, v. pres. and Lynne Ohlinger, treas. Back Row: Sharon Kenagy, Elaine King, Lori Mattson, Beth Slater, Lisa Gray, Lynette Richardson and Terri Lane. K xcv Carrie Huke, Pat Flynn, Diana Ac- ton, Clifford Crisanti, Al Andrew, Jill Lyle, Rob DeBolt, Ken Devan- ney and Robyn Hackworth. KXCV 231 oncentrated effort L iahona Front Row: Eddie White, Becky Phelps, Dawn Williams, Julie DeLong, v. pres.; Lori Thompson, treas. and Gary Collins. Back Row: Ricky Leonard, Christi Barber, Leigh Anne Petersen, Joshua Petersen, Rodney Petersen, Kir- sten VerDught, Kenda Argotsinger and Jacquelyn Long. [ utheran Campus Ctr Front Row: Lisa Walkwitz, pres.; Dave Behrens, v. pres.; and Lori Niemann. Back Row: Arlin Ander- son, Tom Fast and Ching Yap. M -Club Front Row: Brad Ortmeier, v. pres.; Michelle Miller, treas.; Julie Carl, Scott Krinninger, Mark Van- Sickle, pres. and Richard Flana- gan, spons. Second Row: Philip Dew, Cherri Griffin, Janet Clark, Shelly McClure, Rob Simpson, Nancy Pfeifler, Cherie King, Lisa Basich, Kathy Kelsey and Denise Miller. Back Row: David Watkins, Mark Pyatt, Robert Lawrence, Rus- sell Adams, Michael Hayes, John Grispon, Robert Sutcliffe, Brian Hetland and Christy Hudlemeyer. M ass Comm. SAC Front Row: Lynn Moore, Colletta Neighbors and Kirsten Knoll. Back Row: Kevin Fullerton and Mike Dunlap. Liahona Youth Group c oncentrating on promoting a spiritual at- mosphere, Liahona Youth Group held weekly Bible studies. " In the past, Liahona hai been more of a social group rather than a spiritual one, ' Eddie White said. " Through our Bible studies, we were becoming more spiritual Liahona, sponsored I the Reorganized Church o Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, added the position of activities director to its slate of officers. The title was shared by two members; who began their responsibil- ities with a Midwest College Retreat in September at thel RLDS campground ir Stewartsville. The members held a Hal- loween pa Campgrour school RLK ing in the a ' " The purp was to get th with the Mai ing to iw. Phelps said. The group homes in C made snack students thn T, o serve dents, the L pus Center t such as doll Wednesday vies on Frid " The Lull Center provi tunity to tal joyed giving to those whi KSf loween party at Far Westa Lisa Walkwitz felt the the first year I got to be in- friendly competition, Mass Campgrounds for high center was an ideal place to volved in almost every Communications Student school RLDS members liv- go and join others who aspect of the Homecoming Advisory Council spon- ing in the area. shared common beliefs. celebration. Being crowned sored two fall softball - " ' " ' ■-xn " The purpose of the party " Most of the people who Homecoming Queen really games. was to get them acquainted came here were comforta- topped it all off. " The Council also spon- : : ra J. IfttlJ 1 — ; E s with the Maryville Liahona ble in our atmosphere be- At their fall awards ban- sored the Mass Communi- and to interest them in com- cause we were open to new quet, Lorene Bruckner cations spring and fall ban- 1 ing to Northwest, " Becky ideas, " Walkwitz said. Summers, the first woman quets. With an average at- pstLiahonahjj 53t ' asocialjof Phelps said. The center planned a trip ever, was inducted as a tendance of 100 people, The group caroled to area to Conception Abbey in the member of the M-Club Hall graduating seniors were homes in December and spring. Another goal was to of Fame. recognized, and awards made snack plates to help get more students of all In addition to selling caps were presented to outstand- students through finals. religions involved in their and programs, M-Club sold ing staff members for all in- : -- ' . ' : ' flfo activities. Christmas cards to increase its funds. The money was volved organizations. It was the first year the 1 o serve Northwest stu- dents, the Lutheran Cam- used to purchase letter jack- ets and senior achievement entire department was housed under one roof. I™l-Club nominated Jodi ■ • lift 1 pus Center hosted activities blankets. KDLX, KXCV, KNWTTV, such as dollar suppers on Brady, one of its members, " When all of us were Northwest Missourian and Wednesday nights and mo- for Homecoming Queen working toward joint effort Tower yearbook were vies on Friday nights. and assisted her in winning in fund raisers, it was a good moved from their previous " The Lutheran Campus the crown. chance to bring athletes locations and relocated in Center provided an oppor- " Because I played in together who otherwise Wells Hall. HntOM tunity to talk with people volleyball tournaments, I wouldn ' t get to meet, " Julie " With the entire depart- who had special needs, " was never able to see the Carl said. ment housed in the same r::: : - Debbie Simpson said. " I en- Homecoming activities, let building, relations among all k joyed giving moral support alone participate in them, " With an atmosphere of the mass media divisions - :- " - ' tci-a.- ; to those who needed it. " Jodi Brady said. " This was greatly improved, " Kevin Fullerton said. The six- member group l H ' ' •kJL. 1 % IHi Slw I m also provided a means of relating between students and faculty in the Mass Communications Depart- ment. BP v ,gE y sjK S;- § .. ' " sSL BbB mm f m] 1 A. k 4 8 ■. lilrj 1 mi wk I H m B wL Im j« ft iB »■ n J M-Club member, Lisa A — Basich, hands out programs in i , Kr H i B ■ exchange for donations at a W ' V ' ' ' i Northwest basketball game. - - _jJ M 4T -Photo by Nancy Meyer w •I 3 J Student Advisory Council member Nancy Finken : 4 demonstrates to Colletta - f " . - tg4 ( I Neighbors, how a television H ' ■ ' . camera is operated. -Photo by |HE7 H Kevin Fullerton " % 1 J Mass Comm. SAC L 233 PFV ' j f ?tss 1I3, «• i ( s | ohcentrated V effort M s - iii Front Row: Bill McGruder, Stan Bennett, Julie Reed, Allesa Bird, Brian Fields, Ron Wilmes and Doug Vinardi. Back Row: Robert Baumli, Kirk Arnold, Jerry Bort- ner, David Epling, Jay Grumfield and Rick Sanders. 17 M SIV Front Row: Donald Shields, Robert Van Orden, Roger Kern, Todd Spencer, Joseph Price and Steven Hale. Second Row: Ed Fleming, Jeffrey Hager, Mark Wisecarver, Greg Mann, Mark McCombs, Jeffery Koster, Shayne Jenkins and Douglas Rossell. Back Row: Ron Foster, Jeffrey From, David Wright, Albert Lup- pens, Fred Dodson, Angela Howard, Scott Pitham and Monte Jensen. R esidence Hall Hon. Front Row: Kathie Zierke, spons.; Laura Blumenkemper, pres. and Stephanie Shatswell, treas. Back Row: Douglas Rossell and Edward Oster. N ewman Front Row: Sean Weyrauch, Tim Baumann, Father Tom Hawkins and Matt Hirsch. Back Row: Elizabeth Hess, Kent Schreiner and Emmanuel Imonitie. JiJLi ,| f m t f ft- . f : ■:■■ m ■■ r " : k u «? •-» % " ' v v I - u ? ♦. • - ?• " ' " The table for the offertory procession is set up by Lynn Moore in the Union. Mass was Jk only « so avaiiab Sancy Meyer %. ROTC MSIII ' s I the only on-campus religious service available. -Photo by 4ancy Meyer and IV members were responsible for capturing civilians at Nodaway Lake. Working with the ROTC Rangers, the organizations were stationed at different positions surrounding the lake. They were to provide a barrier to students in the Escape and Evasion class. The class members had to break through the ROTC guard to reach their base camp. " It was challenging for the students to be as quiet as possible and also provided a good opportunity for them to use what they had learned, such as camou- flage and crawling tech- niques, " Julie Reed said. " We provided a tough bar- rier. Only about four of the 40 students were successful in reaching base camp. " " The organization ben- efitted students by helping to pay for schooling, and we benefitted our country by service in the military for two years, " Ron Wilmes said. " The ROTC also provided a good program of classes offered to any stu- dent, regardless of ROTC membership. " A ter evaluating applica- tions and electing new members, the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) recognized out- standing hall leaders who fulfilled the requirements. " It was an honor to be chosen, and it encouraged me to continue to be the best hall leader I could, " said Kathie Zierke, Hudson Hall director. Because a majority of last year ' s members moved off campus or graduated, the group attempted to obtain a larger membership by pub- licizing what the organiza- tion represented. " Frequently, the hall lead- ers put in a lot of effort and did all the dirty work for a hall with little appreciation, " President Laura Blumen- kemper said. " NRHH provided recognition to these devoted leaders from faculty and administration, as well as students. " a We treated you de- cently, " was how Father Tom Hawkins summarized New- man Center ' s atmosphere. At a weekend retreat, the group traveled to Concep- tion Abbey and participated in " inspirational discussion, " Elizabeth Hess said. On Saturday nights, New- man Center opened for a movie night with popcorn for all attending. Everyone was invited to play cards and other table games after the movie. " This gave students a chance to meet us and see what we were about, " Hess said. " It also let them know they could come here when they wanted to do some- thing, but couldn ' t find anything. " The group raised money by selling Christmas cards. The funds were used for the cost of movies and other ac- tivities, and were allocated by Newman Council. " We are the only organi- zation who provided reli- gious services on campus with our Saturday and Sun- day Masses, and I felt that was important, " Hess said. Regulations require exact placement for ribbons, so Doug Rossel measures careful- ly. Rossell is in his fourth year in military science. -Photo by Nancy Meyer tKOr Newman V — oncentrated effort was the first campus build- ing built? " " How many logs are on the kissing bridge? " These questions and others were asked when the North Complex Hall Council sponsored the an- nual Trail Rally. " All the members of North Complex Hall Coun- cil worked well together, " President Joe Laumann said. " We didn ' t neglect our responsibilities and were quick to get the job done. " tt 0 |9flHHHHMHHH||| Oouth Complex Hall Council gave residents an opportunity to express their feelings about hall activi- ties, " President Penny Ste- phan said. " They were also free to submit ideas they had for future activities. " Veneering the Bearcats to victory was the main pur- pose for the Cheerleaders. V c Jazz Ensemble members Amy Messman, Nancy Mc- Cunn, Dave DeCamp and Ter- ry Aley stand for a solo stanza of Bundle o ' Funk. -Photo by Brad Richardson The first Pie in the Face fund raiser was sponsored by hall council members of North and South Complex. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Participating in NCA competition, the cheerlead- ers were runners-up in the fight-song division. " It was a unique way to become involved with ath- letics without direct partici- pation, " Brenda Baker said. m addition to presenting concerts on campus, the Northwest Jazz Ensemble toured and performed in Iowa, Nebraska and Missou- ri high schools. Also, an an- nual jazz festival was held. Jazz Ensemble hosted Bobby Shew, a jazz trum- peter, who performed with Elvis Presley. During the festival, Jazz Ensemble per- formed with Shew. " Jazz band was important because, unlike woodwind ensembles or choir, stu- dents were involved with im- provisation, using their crea- tivity and ideas rather than reading straight sheet mus- ic, " David DeCamp said. 1_ iven though many staff members were inexperi- enced, the Northwest Mis- sourian received an ACP Four-Star Ail-American rat- ing in July for the previous spring semester. " We offered practical ex- perience in the journalism field, " Executive Editor Kir- sten Knoll said. " By the time students graduated, they were able to obtain a sup plemental education to lee tures: hands-on experience not found in the classroom. " Oervice projects were a part of the involvement of the 102 River Club when it received recognition for its participation in clean-up projects at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge. " The club provided expo- sure to the outdoors for people who wouldn ' t have been able to experience it, Kristi Bayless said. nth perfect I esser supP ■ during the mt ( Bearcat bas hoto by Nancy North South Hall Council --::•• ' ' -■■ " ■ ' ■■■ With perfect form, Todd Cesser supports Brenda Bak- er during the introduction of -he Bearcat basketball team. Photo by Nancy Meyer JF Wtt " ttl [S| orth South Hall Co. Front Row: Donetta Cooper, Jamie Watkins, Mary Truitt, Linda Crawford and Christy Boyd. Se- cond Row: David Felt, Eric Kumm, Tina Smasal, treas.; Joe Martin, pres.; Penny Stephan, v. pres. and Mike Theobald, spon. Back Row: Thesis Franks, v. pres.; Janie Stabe, Jeff Smith, Joe Lauman, pres.; Jackie Hoover, Sonya Smith, Sherry Weyer and Susan Hamlin. N orthwest Cheerleaders Front Row: John Yates, Shelli Dil- lon, Eddy Raineri, Jeanette Combs, Jennifer Davis, Melinda Hanshaw, Ronnie Moppin, Linda Carnes and Jim Snelson. Back Row: Tim Greteman, Stephanie Johnson, Todd Messer, Brenda Baker, Dave Yoho and Monique Johnson. orthwest Missourian Front Row: Scott Steelman, Juli Brown, Troy Apostol and John Phillips. Second Row: Mia Moore, Michelle Campbell, Kirsten Knoll and Carol Cline. Back Row: Brad- ley Richardson, Kathleen Gimbel, Janet Hines, Roxanne Hauskins, Richard Abrahamson and Molly Rossiter. | 02 River Club Front Row: Steve Caples, pres.; Doug Jones, David Easterla, spons. and Jeff Flam. Back Row: Stan Bennett, Doug Short, Troy Gilman, Dennis Nowatzke and Joseph Vohs. h« 102 River Club 237 G oncentrated effort T J. he he main purpose of Omicron Delta Epsilon was to provide scholastic recognition in economics. Membership provided op- portunities after graduation. " As a professional organi- zation, " Greg Reichert said, " Omicron Delta Epsilon provided information to em- ployers that these students excelled not only in eco- nomics, but in academics as well, and were thus suited for employment. " Requiring a 3.0 gpa and completion of 12 hours of economics, Omicron Delta Epsilon expanded its mem- bership to nearly 20 people. " Omicron Delta Epsilon provided an opportunity for students within the eco- nomics department to dis- cuss prominent and current issues, " Ginger Weir said. A first time event during Greek Week was the pizza eat- ing contest. The contest, which proved to be a popular specta- tor event, was sponsored by Panhellenic and Inter- Fraternity Council. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Events of the past are of current interest to Phi Alpha Theta member Art Horbison. • Photo by Rich Abrahamson relations and assisting chap- ters in maintaining high so- cial standards was the pur- pose of Panhellenic Coun- cil, the governing body of sororities. " Being on Panhellenic Council and working with the different groups on rush was a good experience, " President Barbra Dempsey said. " It had all of the sorori- ties working together. " Formal Rush required hard work in order to keep it running smooth. Mem- bers made up booklets, sent letters to prospective rushees, talked to girls who didn ' t know all the aspects of what a sorority was, and signed up girls interested in joining a sorority. Members of the council, along with Inter- Fraternity Council (1FC) members, coordinated Greek Week. " Greek Week was really fun this year, " Dempsey said. " It was the highlight of the semester. It was tradi- tion. Each organization sang a song at the belltower. " There was a day of games which included ca- noe races, a chariot race, a picnic and a Greek dance at the end of the week. Approximately 60 people served on the planning committees for the events, not just Panhellenic Council members. " It will only get better now since it ' s been set up this way, " Dempsey said. In order to attain different ideas and expand knowl- edge, Dempsey attended the Mid-American Inter- Fraternal Council Associa- tion Mid-American Pan- hellenic Council Association conference in St. Louis. " The conference was really interesting because people were there from all over the country and I got to talk to our Sigma Sigma Sigma national president, " Dempsey said. " I had a lot of fun while I learned. " Its goal was the promotion of academic excellence in history, but Phi Alpha The- ta members also enjoyed participating in history- related activities. " Through membership in this organization, " Jason Norton said, " I improved my understanding of the field of history. " One activity the honor society hosted was A Taste of History Day. Students were given the opportunity to learn about different eth- nic groups, their foods and wys of prepa wasagre erience in ' cipants were eal ethnic i oods, " Nortor reshmen w 1,5 gpa w n heir first seme lored by beet lers of Phi lonor society. " I gained lei ry and fellows ng a mem resident Am; len Fargi ojoin the horn ras honorei wrprised. . " I thought i jious, " Fargo toped Northwf janization like know th Omicron Delta Epsilon V flvfe : " :e •t " " .CCS 2 reshmen who earned a 3.5 gpa or higher during their first semester were ho- nored by becoming mem- bers of Phi Eta Sigma rhonor society. " I gained leadership abil- ity and fellowship from be- ing a member, " Vice- (President Amy Fargo said. When Fargo was invited to join the honor society she ► was honored, but also surprised. " I thought it was presti- gious, " Fargo said. " I had hoped Northwest had an or- ganization like this, but I pidn ' t know they did. " Front Row: Kristin Bowman, Greg Reichert, Steven Gerdes and Yitket Leong. Back Row: Doug Irvin, Mark Jelavich, Raul Chacon and Robert Brown. O anhellenic Council Front Row: Barbara Dempsey, pres.; Judy Wasco, v. pres.; Laura Kastens and Amy Parrott, treas. Back Row: Courtney Allison, Audra Pulley, Ann Reichert, Jeanne Robbins and Carol Greever. p hi Alpha Theta Front Row: Terry Ewing, v. pres.; Brent Camery, Art Miller and Richard Frucht, spons.Back Row: Brad Geisert, spons.; Tom Carneal, spons.; Mitch Akers, Steve Rouw and Art Harbison. P hi Eta Sigma Front Row: Donna Davis, Christy Boyd, Christi Barber and Beth O ' Dell. Second Row: Cheryl Jones, Shelly Dyke, Lori Niemann, Leanne Luse and Amy Fargo. Back Row: Art Miller, Tim Hume, Jeff Gadt, Edward Oster, Lori Thompson, Carrie Huke and Elizabeth Hess. Phi Eta Sigma G oncentrated effort I P hi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Front Row: John Knorr, Jeff Bradley, Don Davis, Randy Wrisinger, Robert Schofer and Bri- an Richards. Second Row: Stephen Nehring, David Piercy, Mark Adcock, Jeffrey Heimensen, Lee Huffman, Richard Jenkins, Tim DeVenney and Kenneth Webb. Back Row: Charles Hoss- le, D. Eric Derks, Kevin Teno, James Huffman, Gary Reineke, Duane Havard, Kevin Wise, Ky Hascall and Christopher Hoover. P i Beta Alpha Front Row: Tim Stallings, treas.; John Grispon, pres.; Beckie Hein, Julie Hollman, v. pres. and Brad Ortmeier. Second row: Cherie King, Karen Abbett, Jeanne Voss, Shelley Dyke, Janie Stabe, Marcel- la Welsch, Amy Mitchell, Anne Kenney, Melodie McGee, Kelley Carter, Christine L. Matthews and Shelly Bollinger. Back Row: Patrick McLaughlin, spons.; Michael Hayes, Sunil Ahuja, Kevin Sohl, Ravi Iyer, Rod Cotton, Joel Genrich, Melissa Sanny, Jane Sims and Anita Malcom. P i Omega Pi Front Row: Sara Leib, Kirsten Ver- Dught, Allen Simpson and Natalie Martz. Back Row: Kristi Shepherd, Maureen Doolan and Martha Moss, spons. P i Sigma Alpha Front Row: Holly Larson, pres., Tim DeVenney, v. pres.; Venessa Maxwell and Elaine Grant, treas. Back Row: Robert Dewhirst, spons.; Art Miller, Mitch Akers, Use Straub and David McLaughlin, spons. At the first meeting of the semester, Pi Beta Alpha Treas- urer Tim Stallings collects dues. The money was spent on field trips to corporations in metropolitan cities. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson " E W h music and Richards ss Alpha Sin professio i music wa which help i fi rst pl lomecoming ' lh its skit Tl t Command " Anyone wh perfor music ber organizatic fa na.e; eres: i Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia J emg in his group kept me involved vith music and singing, " Bri- in Richards said about Phi viu Alpha Sinfonia, an all- nale professional fraternity. nd music was one attrib- jte which helped the group vin first place in the Homecoming Variety Show vith its skit The Ten Bear- at Commandments. " Anyone who had an in- erest in performing or writ- ng music benefitted from his organization, " Jeff Rad- h ley said. Other activities the group hosted included a picnic, Thanksgiving dinner for the Music Department faculty and an annual Valentine Sweetheart Dance. " It was a good way to meet new people, " Richards said. " If anyone had a strong interest in music, I en- couraged him to join the group and be with others who had the same interest. " Jri Beta Alpha was a beneficial organization to all business majors. Anyone with a business major and holding a 2.5 gpa was quali- fied to join Pi Beta Alpha. This organization was a professional business as- sembly organized to foster the study of business and related fields. " We learned things like how to write a resume and how businesses were run, " Becky Hein said. A worker from Kansas City Power and Light gave a presentation to the mem- bers of the organization. " He told us things in general that would help us move up in the business world, " Hein said. Members took field trips to Kansas City, Omaha and also toured a local business. Some fund-raising activi- ties Pi Beta Alpha members participated in were holding raffles, sponsoring a car- wash, and placing second in the house dec competition during Homecoming with the theme being Noah ' s Ark. An increased member- ship boosted the learning experience in Pi Omega Pi. " It was a record member- ship year, " Maureen Doolan said. " There were only about 10 business educa- tion majors and they all joined the organization. We were a really close group. " It provided prospective business teachers an oppor- tunity to get together and exchange ideas about teaching. Members also dis- cussed various methods of making business a stronger subject at the secondary education level. Richardson Hall resident Billie Hoover receives a singing telegram from Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia musicians Lee Huff- man, B.J. McMahon and Ky Hascall. The music fraternity sold the telegrams as a fun- draiser. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Pi Sigma Alpha 241 oncentrated effort p olitical Science Club Front Row: Robert Dewhirst, spons.; Drector Collins, v. pres.; D oug Baker, pres.; Art Miller, Scott Sutherland, treas. and David McLaughlin. Second Row: Elizabeth Hughes, Elaine Grant, Venessa Maxwell, Holly Larson, Julie Manes and Sunil Ahuja. Back Row: Tim DeVenney, Use Straub, Joel Brown, Charles Macy, Mitch Akers and Todd Gosserand. re-Med Front Row: J.B. Scott, v. pres.; Mike Bryant and Michael Ighoyiv- wi. Back Row: Brad Twaddle, Phil Buhman and Wade Liston. p roduction Company Front Row: Rob DeBolt, Lynn Moore, pres.; Christopher Klinz- man and Kirsten Knoll. Back Row: Diana Acton, Scott Steelman and Lisa Helzer. p si Chi Front Row: Rob Zirfas, Valerie Mourlam, Sara Apland, Cathy Starke and Wendy Schmitz. Back Row: Cynthia Miller, Sue Stone, Jean Nagle, spons. and Cassandra Williams. A discussion of campus po- litics gets lively as Art Miller leads a meeting of the Political Science Club. Members Use Straub art also ac Democra Senate. -P Political Science I I Straub and Joel Brown were also active in Young Democrats and Student Senate. -Photo by Julie Ernat £► o tudents who were interested in the latest trends in politics were eligi- ble to be in the Political Science Club. " We were not party- oriented, " Art Miller said, " but we were a very active organization that discussed the issues. " Members discussed polit- ics at their meetings. They tried to be impartial and ap- peal to both sides of issues. They also set up a candi- dates ' forum in which Sen. Pat Danner presented her views. N 1 he purpose of the Pre- Med Club was to get those students together who were interested in the medical field to discuss common goals and problems. " I met other people who were going through the same classes I was, " Wade Liston said. " It kept my eyes open to what was going on in the medical world. " In order to keep up on the latest medical informa- tion, Pre-Med Club spon- sored several local speakers. Dr. Twaddle, a dentist from Maryville, spoke to the group about his profession. Also, an alumnus gave a presentation about her job as a medical technician at the Iowa Methodist Hospital. M lembers of the Produc- tion Company learned the aspects putting on a radio or television production. " The organization was made up of mainly mass communications students, but anyone interested could join, " Lynn Moore said. " Be- ing in the Production Com- pany gave students a better understanding of what went into a production. " " We produced every- thing, we weren ' t just assist- ing a professional staff, " Rob DeBolt said. " We could get as involved as we wanted to be. " Information abot in psychology helped Psi Chi provide support for members. " Basically, it was a group of people interested in psy- chology who got together, " Rob Zirfas said. Psi Chi sponsored a new substance awareness pro- gram in which students were educated about cop- ing with drug and alcohol abuse. " It was just getting off the ground, " Zirfas said, " but the purpose of the new pro- gram was to increase drug awareness. We had several lectures at the Alumni House. " Kenny Thorn, director of the Eppley Treatment Center, gave a presentation in December on the aware- ness of chemical abuse in the family. " Working on programs of alcohol abuse, substance awareness and fund-raising were the main goals of Psi Chi, " Ray said. Setting the lights prior to filming the disection of a horse ' s leg is Jeff Allen, mem- ber of the Production Compa- ny. -Photo by Debby Kerr In lab, Pre-med member Mike Frampton demonstrates to Linda Patton how to make an incision in a dog ' s neck. - Photo by Lorri Hauger Psi Chi oncentrated effort I M embers of the Psychology Sociology Club were able to obtain a broad knowledge of these two fields through numer- ous activities. According to Leigh Anne Petersen, the goal of the or- ganization was " to develop a better awareness of psy- chology and sociology for the people in these majors. " Membership, however, was left open to anyone with an interest in psychology or sociology. Presentations held during the year were on delinquen- cy and graduate school, while activities consisted of visiting the mental institu- tion in St. Joseph and as- sisting individuals compet- ing in Special Olympics. Peterson said the organi- zation gave members a chance to see and do these things " so they were not sur- prized by what they find when they finally got out of college. " free public relations Corporate month keeps PRSSA members Bard Demp- sey, Michelle Belcher, Diane Watson and Julie Briggs busy reading and study the Public Relations departments of vari- ous companies. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Vice President Erick Hauck calls a meeting of the Psych Soc Club to order. -Photo by Nancy Meyer service was an opportunity the Public Relations Soci- ety of America provided for campus organizations. The members helped promote the AKL Muscular Dystrophy Dance-A-Thon and Student Senate voter registration. " It helped us get a better hands-on feeling of what pr is like, " Vice-President Kevin Keith said. " It taught us things that classes didn ' t. " Other students agreed the practical skills added to their classroom knowledge. " It helped other organiza- tions and gave our mem- bers a chance to use their skills, " President Diane Wat- son said. " The experience we gained from working with other members was just as valuable as what we learned in the classroom. We had a lot of fun, too. " B r ►ringing the Christian or- ganizations closer together and promoting unity be- tween these groups was the purpose of Religious Life Council (RLC). " We tried to edify the stu- dents on campus, " Presi- dent David Watkins said. This year was the first time RLC hosted a speaker on campus. It was free and open to all students. David Story gave his personal ac- count of drug and alcohol abuse. " It was a success, " Wat- kins said. " We expected about 200 people, and over 500 came. " R residence Hall As sociaton (RHA) is not a new organization on cam- pus, but the name was. It was previously called Inter- Residence Council (IRC) but when members discovered they were one of six chap- ters in the country still using the title IRC, they switched to the name Residence Hall Association. Trying to make life better for students on campus was the purpose of RHA. It at- tempted to quality of Another goa zation was problems wi rJence hall s " | learned with people work out prol ohnson s learned how ivities for ampus. " To raise m isted a Q lomecomini was not very :ording to P Rossell. " I think if ii it would h success). " 0 1 1 Psych Soc Club Hall tempted to improve the quality of campus life. Another goal of the organ- ization was to resolve problems within the resi- dence hall system. " I learned how to work with people and how to work out problems, " Andrea Johnson said. " I also learned how to organize ac- tivities for the whole campus. " To raise money, members hosted a carnival during Homecoming weekend. It was not very successful ac- cording to President Doug Rossell. " I think if it hadn ' t rained, it would have been (a success). " k n d i a D sych Soc Club Front Row: Gary Roudybush, Chrissy Pease, treas.; Leigh Anne Petersen, pres.; Eric Hauck, v. pres. and Robin Pollard. Back Row: Shari Buehler, Cassandra Williams, Eddie White, Wayne Van Zomeren, spons. and Cynthia Weathers. RSSA Front Row: Maureen Carroll, Kevin Keith, v. pres.; Laura Lano- ha, treas. and Diane Watson, pres. Back Row: Kathie Webster, spons.; Julie Briggs, Barbara Dempsey, Stephanie Gonzalez, J.D. Sloan and Jennifer Drake. P eligious Life Council Front Row: Sandy Link, Patricia Ross and David Neill. Back Row: Randy Sharp and David Watkins. R esidence Hall Assoc. Front Row: Amy Ellison, Andrea Johnson, v. pres.; Douglas Rossell, pres.; Sandy Meier, v. pres.; Jody Allgood and Mike Bussard, treas. Second Row: Beth Slater, Susan Maynes, Jackie Hemme, Christine Zakosek, Deb Waddle, spons.; Jeannine Riordan, Amy Rice, Su- san Koenig, Kim Schenk and Vicki Homan. Back Row: Leon Se- queira, Rob Corsaro, Tom Pierce, spons.; Sheila Holmes, Penny Ste- phan, Shannon Holmes, Deb Epley, Judi Calhoon and Steve Rouw. RHA ' " or oncentrated effort he ROTC Color Guard Drill Team was a program open to civilians as well as ROTC members. Members of the team were under no military obligation. The group provided color presentations for sports events and ceremonies for surrounding communities. They performed a POW- MIA presentation on cam- pus and presented the colors in the Homecoming and Special Olympics parades. " It was basically a com- munity service organiza- tion, " Cadet Capt. Jeff Koster said. T he ROTC Rangers, a social organization for peo- ple interested in the military, enjoyed a record member- ship. Twenty-two people, in- cluding five women, were enrolled in the program. " 1 thought anyone who joined benefited, " Platoon Sgt. John Bell said. " It was my third year and 1 was glad I was in it. It was an exciting organization. It tested me. " The Rangers participated in many physical activities, such as field trips and a Sur- vival, Escape and Evasion Weekend. Other activities included rappelling off Cold- en Hall and sponsoring an annual Turkey Shoot. " ROTC Rangers was per- sonally challenging, " Tam- my King said. " It helped me to be a stronger person by putting me in a leadership position. " T he members of Sigma Delta Chi worked toward in- novative journalism through their KNWTTV program, Meet the Campus Press. The television show fea- tured three student jour- nalists interviewing guests about campus issues. " I was pleased with the show, " President Nancy Finken said. " We made the campus aware that students were serious journalists. " Professional speakers en- lightened SDX members with discussions on appear- ance at interviews, handling stress and other problems journalists face. " I looked at news a lot differently, " Finken said. " 1 appreciated professional journalists for having gotten so far because I understood what they went through. " On Mationa Information .amer, chai [ommunicatii nent, posed pumalist and hem, pr« lai iad a freer p students to th Members of Guard Drill Teai miorsatafooth :pling, Robert fardiandAlli ained strict dis bv Ron A v: - On Sigma Delta Chi ' s Meet the Campus Press televi- sion program, Lynn Moore questions Dr. John Mees about the university ' s fee in- creases. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton In preparation for a training exercise, Greg Mann and Jeff Hager buckle ropes tightly to tie between two trees. -Photo by Julie Ernat ROTC Color Guard On National Freedom of nformation Day, Fred Lamer, chairman Mass Communications Depart- ment, posed as a Russian journalist and debated with them, proclaiming Russia had a freer press, forcing students to think. Members of ROTC Color Guard Drill Team present the colors at a football game. David Epling, Robert Baumli, Doug Vinardi and Allesa Bird main- tained strict discipline. -Photo by Ron Alpough OTC Color Guard Front Row: Jeffery Koster, Doug- las Rossell, Allessa Bird and Robert Van Orden. Back Row: Robert Baumli, Doug Vinardi, Barton Nichols and David Epling. D OTC Rangers Front Row: Julie Reed, Allessa Bird, Jeffrey Hager, Ron Wilmes and Michael Landers, spons. Se- cond Row: Mark Wisecarver, Monte Jensen, G. Mann, Heather Amstutz and Elizabeth Hughes. Back Row: David Davis, Rob Van Orden, John Bell, Rodney Tatum, Barton Nichols and Joseph Price. igma Alpha Iota Front Row: Sarah Ernst, Qina Qae Peterson, Anita Graham, pres.; Gail Erickson, v. pres.; Linda Genoa and Jenny Fleming. Back Row: Valonda Larsen, Melissa Cummins, Sara Oltman, Tonya Jo Henry, Kelli Blackmore, Sheryl Warren, Kandy Hester, LeAnn Johnson, Teresa Martin and Polly Ketterman. I — C Q ignrta Delta Chi Front Row: Mike Dunlap, treas.; Nancy Finken, pres. and Lynn Moore. Back Row: Cara Moore, Lori Nelson, Richard Abrahamson and Troy Apostol. I Sigma Delta Chi 247 — ♦ oncentrated effort Q igma Gamma Epsilon Front Row: Lisa Martens, pres.; Christine Mennicke, Jeff Gadt and Dr. Dwight Maxwell, spons.; Back Row: Eric Nold, Lyle Blanchard, Kirby Smail, Dave Miesbach, treas.; and Robert Rohlfs, v. pres. Q igma Society Front Row: Donna Shackelford, Diana Shackelford, Shari Goetz, Cheryl Schendt, Debbie Malson, Denise Grisamore, v. pres.; Mary Pistone, pres.; Anne Kenney, treas.; Laura Jensen, Deanna Pel- ton and Ari Espano. Second Row: Susan Miles, Marcy Jackson, Kristy King, Tracy Esslinger, Re- becca Balle, Lisa Lutes, Patty Thraen, Jyl Dinville, Julie Ander- son, Melinda McNeely, Cindy Con- don and Delores Bitler. Third Row: Judi Calhoon, Leigh Ann Rogers, Amy Ellison, Julee Dubes, Donetta Cooper, Tina Steinke, Melodie McGee, Jeanne Voss, Denise Richards and Sherry Ken- nell. Back Row: Theresa Burns, Sandra Jensen, Lisa Sharp, Joy Clemsen, Laura Petersen, Debby Kerr, Shauna Stockwell, Christi Copeland, Chrissy Pease and Jamie Valentine. :ms-ahea Front Row: Stephanie Shatswell, Cindy Crisler, Wendy Miller and Di- ane Madison. Back Row: Leslie Miller, pres.; Lisa Alder, Jerri Brown, Laura Kastens, Amy Rice, treas. and Rose Milligan. :msta Front Row: Donna Davis, Ronda Sheets, Michelle Jaques, Angie Miller, pres.; Betty Bush, spons.; Rebecca Balle, Susan Dean, Susan McKeown and Beth O ' Dell. Back Row: Amy McClemons, Polly Bears, Stephanie Dishon, Stacey Duty, Sandy Link, Amy Fargo, Marsha Mattson, Jane Carlson, Audrea Crawford and Sandra Jensen. Learning can be fun as se- cond graders at Horace Mann are helped through math les- sons by SMSTA member Stephanie Dishon. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill N. was interested mineral exhib City, but for Si Epsilon, th honorary geolc was enjoyable Sigma Gan members at show to see stances and minerals and to Northwest! " Sigma Cai gave me the o conne ' Sigma Gamma Epsilon V ot everyone was interested in a gem and mineral exhibit in Kansas City, but for Sigma Gamma Epsilon, the national honorary geology society, it was enjoyable. Sigma Gamma Epsilon members attended the show to see unique sub- stances and to purchase minerals and fossils to add to Northwest ' s collection. " Sigma Gamma Epsilon gave me the opportunity to gain connections with professional geologists that might be helpful in the fu- ture, " Martens said. T he annual Bridal Show and the Big Sis program were just two of Sigma So- ciety ' s activities. Members became Big Sisters for students from Eugene Field Elementary School. Each member was as- signed a child to be their special friend. They then planned activities with that child at least once a week. " We went out to dinner, took walks and just had a fun time with them, " Presi- dent Mary Pristone said. Sigma ' s annual spring Bridal Show included an hour- long fashion show and exhibits from area mer- chants. Money earned from the show was donated to chari- ties like muscular dystrophy. w, hat would a senior citizen like better than receiving freshly home- baked goods from caring people? That gesture of kindness was just one of the services Student Managed Section of the American Home Economics Association provided. Elderly residents were remembered on holidays, receiving Valentine and Thanksgiving baskets. " I gained leadership through being secretary, " Wendy Miller said. " I learned responsibility by having to be organized and by taking minutes for the meetings. " 1 eachers fresh out of col- lege were expected to walk into their jobs and know ex- actly what they were doing. But teaching without ex- perience could be frighten- ing. Student Missouri State Teachers ' Associa- tion (SMSTA) dealt with that problem by preparing its members for teaching. On a field trip to the Kan- sas City Learning Center, members were informed on the use of resource materi- als available to teachers. This helped SMSTA mem- bers realize they would be relied on to teach those sub- jects to their classes. " After I was made aware of the professional aspect of teaching, I was more in- formed as to what was ex- pected of me, " Amy McCle- mons said. Scientific study occupies Rob Rohlfs ' spare time. The Sigma Gamma Epsilon mem- ber attempts to determine the chemical makeup of a miner- al. -Photo by Debby Kerr Diana Schackleford hands out Halloween candy for Sigma Society ' s special friends. -Photo by Debby Kerr SMSTA oncentrated effort E nthusiasm des- cribed the Steppers, the pompon drill team that per- formed with the marching and pep bands. At home football games and most home basketball games, the Steppers could be seen performing routines and displaying daring stances. Captain Stephanie Carter said the number of mem- bers increased from 12 to 16 because " there were so many talented people we decided to expand the squad. " The Steppers performed with the band on a two-day tour to a Kansas City Chiefs game, and games at Central Missouri State University and the University of Iowa. During summer camp Steppers improved their routines and learned ideas for new ones. The camp was exciting for the girls be- cause they brought home three blue ribbons and the spirit stick. " It was really neat seeing ourselves improve more and more every day, " Carter said. w, hen the baby boom busted, the pool of potential college students dwindled. Realizing the importance of student recruiters, the University increased the scholarship for Student Ambassadors to $500. To become a Student Ambassador, someone who aided in campus recruit- ment and in the Admissions Office, one had to maintain a 2.5 gpa and go through several screening processes. By becoming a Student Ambassador, many benefit- ted by learning communica- tion skills. " When I joined, I wasn ' t involved with anything, " Jay Meecham said. . " By joining, I got to talk to and meet new people other than those on campus. It was re- warding to see the people you talked with on campus the next year. " Otudent International Organization (ISO) offered Participants of the Interna- tional Dinner Talent Show held a fashion show displayed their native costumes, dancing and music which was followed by a dinner of their favorite dishes. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson To determine metal con- tent, Emily Irwin measures controlled chemicals in Garrett- Strong. The American Chemi- cal Society conducted individu- al experiments throughout the year. -Photo by Julie Ernat foreign students a way to meet people and participate in activities. The organiza- tion allowed members to meet people from other countries and share their cultures. The group had a Wel- come Back Party for its members during fall semester. The party was a dinner and talent show. ISO offered foreign stu- dents an opportunity to get to know each other and to learn where different mem- bers were from. " The purpose of the or- ganization was to gather all the international students to work as a group and help each other, " Ari Espano said. Veteran Student Ambas- sador Debbie Simpson gives a campus tour to newly- selected ambassadors. Over ___ students a| 20 ambassador! the begin " " ■Photo Steppers 100 students applied for the ambassador positions open t the beginning of spring mester. -Photo by Julie Emat Q teppers Front Row: Melody Smith, Joanne Beattie, Kim Ray, Teresa O ' Riley, Leslie Blank, Melinda McNeely and Tracy Erftmier. Back Row: Kerry Sallee, Stephanie Cart- er, Carol Greever, Jane Walden and Jan Herndon. Q tudents Chemical Soc. Front Row: Tina Dzula, Shelley Rabel, Emily Irwin, Laura Majors and Anastasia Scott. Second Row: Tenagashaw Tiruneh, Em- manuel Imonitie, J.C. Fairman, pres.; Grant McClune, v. pres.; Nancy Griepenstroh, D. Eric Derks, treas.; Steve Kinnison and Phil Buhman. Back Row: Scott Elder, John Cookinham, Brian Gangloff, Gary Brown, Eric Salmon and Harlan Higginbotham, spons. Q tudent Ambassadors Front Row: Tami Towers, pres.; Lisa Lutes, Jodi Brady and Lori Mattson. Second Row: Jay Mea- chan, v. pres.; Julie Briggs, Ron Loida, Jocelyn Anderson, Carrie Huke, Ginger Harless, Jamie Snook and Deb Simpson. Back Row: Mary Pistone, Julie Hollman, Paul Rowlett, Pete Gose, Edward Oster and Diane Watson. Q tudent International Org. Front Row: Juansimon B lanco, Khalid Al-Khateb, Sanjay Madhu, pres. and Ravi Iyer. Back Row: Justanto Wardojo, Adel Abbasi, Majeed Smini and Sunil Ahuja. e Student International Organization 251 oncentrated effort C tudent Senate Front Row:Robin Pollard, Anita Smith, Amy Rice, Michelle Conn, Isle Straub, pres.; Randy Wolf, v. pres.; Andrea Johnson, Rhonda Wolfe, Kim Schenk, Venessa Max- well and Christy Boyd. Second Row: Charles Macy, Roger Corley, Judy Wasco, Lisa Walkwitz, Joel Brown, Steve Rouw, Art Miller, Ravi Iyer, Destiny Pugh, Deb Epley and Jane Gunja. Back Row: Leon Sequeira, Kevin Keith, Lynette Heitmann, Rex Stahla, Phillip Schreck, Mike Eagan, Bill Ain- sworth, Doug Baker, Dave Larson, Michael Banger and Brad Baier. " ower Choir Front Row: Stephanie Brewster, Gina Peterson, Polly Ketterman, Susan Riffle, Julie Guyer, Michelle Smith, Gail Erickson, Linda Patter- son, Kristin Powlishta, Robin Wilke, Kandy Hester and Georann Collins. Second Row: Angela Knight, Sara Oltman, Wendy Park, Jenny Fleming, Tonya Henry, Ju- lia Finney, Jennifer Crowley, LeAnn Johnson, Sarah Ernst, Sheryl Warren and Nancy McCunn. Third Row: Steve Waters, Stephen Nehring, leland Huffman, Curtis Sumner, Kevin Wise, Ky Hascall, Greg Thomson, David Piercy, David Himan and Tim Evans. Back Row: Jeff Brad- ley, Mark Adcock, Chris Hoover, Mike Beckner, Brian Richards, John Knorr, Randy Wrisinger, Ken Webb, John Henriksen, Don Da- vis and Byron Mitchell. " ower 4-H Front Row: Christi Barber, Scott Graham and Beth Petersen. Back Row:Shannon Holmes and Stephanie Shatswell. T ower Yearbook Front Row: Eric Chilcoat, Yoshi Nakagawa, Julie Emat, Hong Kok, Debby Kerr, Dawn Williams, Janice Rhine, Cindie Angeroth and Cara Moore. Second Row: Ron Alpough, Brian Major, Doug Ros- sell, Lisa Helzer, Kevin Fullerton, Becky Huskey, Mike Dunlap, Deb- bie Hunziger and Lorri Hauger. Back Row: Kevin Sharpe, Teresa Woods, Terry Aley, Colletta Neigh- bors, Chris Townsend, Nancy Mey- er, Jim Tierny, Denise Pierce, Steve Thomas and Scott Trunkhill. t .ii -» ,j»»« iirtr c c 3fe c r t • -i ' ln ;7T lj|W m Sometimes you can mix business with pleasure. Tower 4-H PR Director Cathy Pere- grine and President Beth Peter- son prepare the agenda for the next meeting. -Photo by Nan- cy Meyer P X ractic tion made T Choir repre west in cone ja success. | Tower C were studer regardless c " It was at ty to perfc Sarah Ernst of literature Student Senate t OW rfc ■ ' J n car- ractice and dedica- tion made Tower Choir, the choir representing North- west in concert and on tour, a success. Tower Choir members were students who had au- ditioned and wanted to sing, regardless of their maj ors. " It was a good opportuni- ty to perform, " President Sarah Ernst said. " 1 got a lot of literature and good ideas w to help me in my teaching career. " Tower Choir performed each semester for a gener- al audience, at the annual Homecoming Awards Ban- quet and for area churches. Touring Iowa was another engagement on the choir ' s schedule, and they spent a day singing for three differ- ent high schools. " Our concert gave high school students the oppor- tunity to hear music they weren ' t accustomed to and what a college choir sound- ed like, " John Knorr said. I readership and personal caring personified Tower 4-H members. Decorating cookies, watching television and relaxing with the resi- dents of Van ' s Group Home were Tower 4-H ' s activities. " Through 4-H, I learned different leadership skills, " Christie Barber said. " For example, 1 helped teach children skills, such as painting and cooking. " Officer training, a wor- shop for high school 4-H officers, gave the members a chance to apply know- ledge they had learned through their leadership positions. Tower 4-H had social functions ranging from video nights to a pizza party at Pizza Hut. The members prepared cakes and cupcakes for their bake sales and also held a garage sale. Th he Tower yearbook received its third consecu- tive Ail-American Award from Associated Collegiate Press for the 1986 Tower based on five marks of dis- tinction in copy, dis- play, coverage, content and photography. The yearbook scored 4,095 out of a possible 4,195 points, ranking it in the top 3 percent of all year- books in the nation. A history of excellence in- spired high goals for the 1987 Tower. " Because of past suc- cesses of the Tower, we set our goals high in order to maintain excellence, " said Scott Trunkhill, editor in chief. Tower staff members put forth hard work and dedica- tion in order to accomplish their quality-oriented goals. Trunkhill said that on busy weeks, he had worked as many as 70 hours on the book. Not all staff members expended as much effort, but each spent his share of time in the yearbook offices. Being on the yearbook staff gave practical ex- perience and taught mem- bers how to get along with each other under stress. " Yearbook has helped me in the area of photography, " Trunkhill said. " I also feel I have the experience neces- sary to hold a management postition after graduation. " Going over the head of Production Manager Colletta Neighbors, Activities Editor Debby Kerr gets a better view of crop marks on a photo- graph. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Ballot boxes set up outside the cafeteria in the Student Un- ion gave students the opportu- nity to vote for favorite candi- dates for freshmen officers. •Photo by Ron Alpough LOnirfr— Yearbook oncentrated effort 1 f I niversity Players Front Row: Lisa Smeltzer, Bren- da Wiederholt, treas.; Robert Shepard, v. pres. and Douglas Ford, pres. Second Row: Lisa Willett, Jeff Haney, Kathryn Pace, Jon Ellis, Julie Reed, Jill Leonard, Jim Lovell and Jerry Browning. Third Row: Brian Norman, Jerry Genochio, Kevin Ruggle, Kamee- la Barylando, Sheila Hull, Charles Duer, Paul Adkins and Erin Shev- ling. Back Row: Deny Bowman and Tom McLaughlin. esley Center Front Row: Nancy Meyer, Brad Baier, Barbara Doser and Sandy Link. Second Row: Lee Huffman, Kristina Kobbe, Ronda Dakan, Stephanie Gonzalez, Patricia Ross and Beth Petersen. Back Row: Eric Hauck, Keith Mallen, Mike Niles, Michael French, Rick Jenkins, James Huffman and Al- bert Luppens. V oting Democrats Front Row: Art Miller, pres.; Joel Brown, v. pres.; Venessa Maxwell and Holly Larson. Back Row: Use Straub, Doug Baker, David McLauglin, Julie Manes and Dree- tor Collins. V oung Republicans Front Row: Scott Sutherland, Elizabeth Hughes, Todd Gosser- and and Tim Devenney. Back Row: Charles Macy. riorities were a must the University Players, the organization which directed most campus plays. The time spent on a production, with rehearsals Unseasonably mild Febru ary weather allows Mike Niles to enjoy a cookout at Wesley Center. Every Sunday night the Center held a supper for $1. •Photo by Nancy Meyer and plan " ' approximz ach weel had to be v ppendthei do their jo Membe directors ' jndtwo-ac were chos nvolvemei " People o take a ( e a direc wth experi producing jlay or he :hurch m terienced 254 University Players ' t- -- ' :i ' :0V and planning, amounted to approximately 35 hours •each week. The directors had to be willing and able to spend the time necessary to do their jobs right. Members applied for directors ' positions in one and two-act plays. Directors were chosen by their past involvement in theatre. " People thought you had to take a directing class to be a director, but anyone with experience, such as co- producing a high school play or helping to direct a church musical, was ex- perienced enough, " Robert Shepard said. The group held work- shops for high schools which centered around make-up, acting, characteri- zation and lighting. " It was satisfying to know that things you learned could be applied by teach- ing others, " Jerry Genochio said. provic esley Foundation rovided a caring, Christian family for students of all denominations. " The fellowship I felt helped me cope with school and made me feel at home, " Janice Else said. Midweek worship and Sunday supper night were two well-attended events. Midweek worship consisted of an informal worship serv- ice on Wednesday night fol- lowed by a snack and time for students to get together and talk. Sunday night sup- per began with volleyball or recreation, then dinner was served. Students took turns preparing meals. The annual trip to Ben- nett Springs was a big event where the students and di- rectors packed up their tents and camped out for the weekend. Wesley Foun- dations from around the state met and held their council meeting. The high- light of the weekend was canoeing down the river. " Wesley gave students a chance to care for one another in a loving, Christi- an way and it was also a place to get your feet back on the ground when sched- ules got too busy, " Brad Bai- er said. 1 or the Young Keput cans, it was a year of rebuilding. Because of a lack of members, the or- ganization was inactive for most of the year. However, its members continued to participate in campus politics through other organizations like Stu- dent Senate, Political Science Club and Pi Sigma Alpha. They hoped that such activities would help the group revitalize. " The main purpose was to get organized and find members so we could start working on other projects, " Chuck Macy said. To drum up support for her U.S. Senate campaign, Harriett Woods speaks to a group of students and citizens at Maryville ' s Democratic head- quarters. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton Artistic temperament is displayed by Lisa Smeltzer dur- ing a student-directed lab ser- ies with Brian Norman. Last year was the first time the one- act series included members of the community. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Young Republicans oncentrated effort A Ipha Kappa Lambda Front Row: Pete Bales, Kevin Keith, Scott Newbauer, Tom Leh- man, Tom Paulsen, pres.; Dave Rechsteiner, v. pres.; Norm Stoll, Matthew Edwards, Paul Simms and Vincent Sweeney. Second Row: Kevin Eichorst, James Chap- man, Chris Cotten, Dennis O ' Con- nell, Duane Jewell, spons.; Jeff Rodgers, Mark E. Miller, Vernon Dravenstott, Steve Dahl, Todd Hol- comb, Gary Story, Bob Loew and Stephen Ring. Back Row: Clifford M. Crisanti, Brett Shirk, Gaylen Heckman, Jeff Nolan, Kurt Jack- son, Troy Reif, Randall Rompdike, Phillip Hagan, Mike T. Ingram, Dan Collins, Clinton A. Reid, Matt Jen- nings, John Miller and Scott Sharp. A KL Little Sis Front Row: Lisa J. Kohel, Kari Bertrand, Stacey Duty, v. pres.; Stephanie Dishon, pres.; Duane Jewell, spons.; Gina Reed, Sherry Weyer and Janice Shackelford. Second Row: Laurie Hagen, Ka- ren Childers, Denise Worthington, Anita Smith, Cindy Rathke, Mary Beth Talmadge, Carol Esser, Kim Wilcox, Arleen Anderson, Elaine Leirer and Sally Paulsen. Back Row: Joan Griepenstroh, Tami Haddox, Natalie Ferguson, Vicki Meier, Margie Elsberry, Karen Brudin, Julie Holman, Kristin Clark and Michelle Ager. A Ipha Sigma Alpha Front Row: Kim Ray, Beth Scott, Kerri McCoole, pres.; Sherry Slade and Judy Wasco. Second Row: Diane Nation, Kristen Duer, Susie Chambers, Ronda Sheets, Amy Hollenbeck, Diana Antle, Karen Tapp, treas.; Sherry Stone, Jane Lauer, Amy Nolan and Teresa O ' Riley. Third Row: Paula Dyke- ma, Courtney Allison, Maggie Beitenman, Tara Karstens, Lisa Moore, Pam Tatro, Beckie Hein, Leesa Donnici, Christi Johnston, Kelly Collins, Dawn Brand and Vicki Hollander. Back Row: Michelle Heitman, Patricia Hinkle, Lisa Homan, Michelle Dixon, Kim McDowell, Susan Johnston, Ker- ry Over, Diane Reynolds, Jeanne Robbins, Deborah Puett, Marcy Petersen, Kirstin Powlishta and Stephanie Carter. At the AKL spring smoker, members enjoy a skit present ed by their little sis group. Bob Montgomery and Scott Neu bauer discus as Norm Stc mane. .Photo by Ri Modeling for the resident ! of Dieterich Hall, Lisa Robison.H Alpha Sigma Alpha is the next | item up for bid. The Slave auc- tion was a fundraiser for their fall pledge class. -Photo by Ron Alpough Jamming to the beat at th AKL-sponsored Muscular Dys trophy Association dance-a thon are Tom Paulsen and Ver non Dravenstott. KDLX provid ed music at the October even held in Lamkin Gym. -Photo bj Nancy Meyer Alpha Kappa Lambda He ■ ' .:■ ' . " ■ ' M bauer discuss the performance as Norm Stoll and Tom Leh- man express their amusement. -Photo by Ron Alpough w W W ho would have ever thought that Jell- CD wrestling would have been a popular spectator sport? The group responsi- ble for this new activity was the Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity. " This year Jell-0 wrest- ling was in held conjunction with our dance, with all pro- ceeds going to Muscular Dystrophy Association, " President Tom Paulsen said. Two thousand dollars was raised for MDA and 15 cases of Je -O were mixed for the ma ches. Another activity the AKLs excelled in was the Homecoming house dec competition. The men won first place in the Greek division. " Winning house dec was a great feeling, " Vernon Dravenstott said. " I felt elat- ed and it was a great sense of accomplishment. " The house dec represent- ed the bombing of Pearl Harbor, showing the (JSS Arizona sinking with three Japanese fighter planes overhead. Being a part of AKL provided a special feeling for its members. " We didn ' t try to mold our members into something they were not, " Paulsen said. " Every fraternity offered a chance to grow, but we en- couraged growth in any direction and pushed for creativity. " a ' rganize part of AKL, the AKL Lit- tle Sisters provided a help- ing hand in social and civic activities. " When I rushed for AKL Little Sisters, they wanted to m »- fc k m Soup " 4 ieOctoberevert joiGyitL-Ptrtoi get to know me, and I wasn ' t just a number, " Vice Presi- dent Julie Holman said. While the AKL Little Sis- ters provided help for the fraternity, some of the ac- tives felt they weren ' t re- warded enough. " The Little Sisters did a lot for our organization and sometimes they didn ' t get enough credit, " Dravenstott said. W, inning the scholarship trophy for the 27th con- secutive year added credi- bility to the Alpha Sigma Alphas ' emphasis on aca- demics. They also had the highest grade point average among the sororities. The sorority was involved in chapter events, such as hosting an Alumni Tea dur- ing Homecoming week, an Octoberfest Dance, a for- mal at The Adams Mark Hotel in Kansas City and a Founder ' s Day Formal in November. In April the Alpha Sigma Alphas hosted a State Day which offered workshops and the opportunity for different chapters to get acquainted. " State Day was one of our major activities, " President Kerri McCoole said. " We planned all year to have Al- pha Sigma Alphas from Kansas and Missouri to come to Northwest. We even gave up having a Homecoming float so we could save funds for the event. " Alpha Sigma Alpha 257 oncentrated effort C ' hl Delphians Front Row: Lori Anderson, Cara Parker, Amy Ellison, Julie Hole- man, v. pres.; Michelle Jaques, Ronda Sheets and Pam Bryan. Back Row: Terri Zastrow, Michelle Lange, Amy McClemons, Tammy Gronewold, Kris Walters, Valerie Lockard, Jan Hemdon, Karen Wil- son, Joanne Caldwell and Jody Allgood. D elta Chi Front Row: Darryl Anderson, Rob Goodale, Jay Wieslander, v. pres.; Jay De Leonard, pres.; Michael Nelson, Doug Irvin and Patrick Prorok. Second Row: Steve Ruck- man, Sam Mason, Gerry Benavente, Bryan Parker, Greg Porter, Curtis Phelps, Michael Leh- man, Ronald Prorok, Rodney Robinson, Roel Morsden, Robin Heillg and Joe Reynolds. Row Three: Greg Mann, Mario Rodriguzz, Tom Clapham, Bill McGruder, Brendan Kelly, Hobert B. Rupe, Ronnie Moppin, Tony Trevino, Dave Conklin, Jim Pick- ett, Gary L. Schaben, Brian J. Graeve and Ric Hunt. Back Row Mark E. Wisecarver, David Knapp, John Blazek, Bill Priestley, Robert Meily, Neal Kerkhill, Bill anger, Pat Flynn, Kyle Bjork, Jay Meacham, Paul Crider, Michael Kelley, Larry Shenefield, Greg Writz and Branko Ugarcina. P) elta Sigma Phi Front Row: Art Miller, Kimbal Mothershead, Jim Smeltzer, spons.; Jim Garvin, Dirk Lewis, treas.; Dave Roberts, pres.; Mark Corwin, Joel Brown, Mike Magers and Ron Halvorson. Second Row: Kurt Habiger, Kevin Freeman, Doug Baker, Dave Klein, Jeff Sanders, John Kelly, Todd Gosser- and, Scott Bollinger, Dean Abbett, Brad Anderson, Eric Salmon and Andy Shockley. Back Row: Paul Matthews, Keith Behrens, Frank Wilburn, Greg Slaybaugh, Ed Hymes, Ross Bullington, David Dodge, Steve Steffensmeier, Steve Yeary, Robert Stalder, Mike Hollo- way and Dean Glorioso. rvM .A n f . f] -A n r P- ' " . CLH ft ed to the Q upport for the Delta Chi fraternity was sup- plied by their little sister or- ganization, Chi Delphia. Association with the Chi Delphians meant more than just wearing a sweatshirt with Greek letters. " I really enjoyed sister- hood between all the girls, " said Johann Caldwell. " We Some were friends with all the more p guys and it was just a lot of fun. " The Chi Delphians did have an identity of their own. They participated in a number of activities unrelat- ty. One i was a ft against tl It wasn ' t but the I " It wa tween us the game fun than thy Bake TheC participal games, s and softl others, t fun, " Bai Baker I Delphian to have going all At the Delta Chi Tri Sigma Bowling mixer, Larry Kendall anticipates a strike. The event was held early in the spring semester at Nodaway Lanes. - Photo by Nancy Meyer Chi Delphians ■:■: I ••ae(Ji ' oettui •eatstiit ■ - « a the - ; : 1 1 ■ 1 of their . ' -:■ ed to the Delta Chi fraterni- | ty. One of these activities was a flag football game against the Golden Hearts. It wasn ' t the Super Bowl, but the ladies enjoyed it. " It wasn ' t a rivalry be- tween us and them, I think the game was more just for fun than anything else, " Ka- thy Baker said. The Chi Delphians also participated in intramural games, such as swimming and softball. " Some sports we had more participation than others, but we really had fun, " Baker added. Baker felt that being a Chi Delphian gave her a chance to have some fun without going all Greek. B, coasting 75 active mem- bers and 20 spring pledges, the Delta Chis were the lar- gest social fraternity on campus. The accomplishments of Delta Chi didn ' t stop with mere manpower, however. For the last two years, they have won the Best Greek Organization Award, and this year they won Home- coming Supremacy and were recognized by their na- tional headquarters for be- ing one of the 10 best chap- ters in the region. A common complaint of Greeks was that pledgeship changed a person, usually in a negative way. The men of Delta Chi encouraged just the opposite. " We really tried to let people be themselves, " President Greg Wirtz said. " We tried to maintain individuality. " With so many members, the Delta Chis had the op- portunity to help a given cause and they realized this. Their services to the com- munity and to the Universi- ty included a March of Dimes Block Walk, partici- pation in the University phone-a-thon, a Head Start Christmas party and spon- sorship of a Home Handy- man Week, where they did odd jobs for the elderly. " You really got to meet a lot of neat people, " Wirtz said. " It was a good feeling. " Ocholastics came first for Delta Sigma Phi fraternity and for its members, educa- tion was taken seriously. Delta Sig ' s earned the highest gpa among fraterni- ties the last two years. Leadership was also stressed for members of Delta Sigma Phi. Members participated in the Engineer Leadership Program which taught them how to set goals and what to expect in the future. " Delta Sigma Phi shaped my leadership abilities, giv- ing me a chance to express my own views and build self confidence, " Steve Steffens- meier said. " At school you learned these skills, while here you practiced them. " Not only did Delta Sigs concentrate on helping and improving themselves, but others benefited from their fraternity also. Delta Sigma Phi helped with March of Dimes, partic- ipated in Neighborhood Watch, helped with various cleaning and maintenance work for a nearby nursing home and raked leaves for neighbors. " We helped ourselves as well as others, while becom- ing more well-rounded in- dividuals, " Jim Sklenar said. The Delta Chi float placed third during Homecoming ac- tivities, but they won suprema- cy. Kurt Linnenkamp contrib- utes to the effort by pomping. -Photo by Ron Alpough Mouse races were a popu- lar event sponsored by the men of Delta Sigma Phi. One owner tries to give his mouse words of encouragement. - Photo by Nancy Meyer 5? Delta Sigma Phi V — oncentrated effort rn he Delta Zeta ' s paved their way to a suc- cessful year by winning four first place awards at the end of Homecoming week. Prizes in Greek Week, Homecoming skit, sorority float and best overall float chosen by the Chamber of Commerce got their momentum going for a year packed with activities. They kept the ball rolling by throwing a Christmas party with the Delta Chi men in honor of the Head Start children. Other service projects included a canned food drive, donations to World Hunger and the Gaul- ladet School for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired. A special service project the Delta Zeta ' s particpated in was corresponding with a blind man from Georgia. The girls wrote and sent Kappa Alpha Psi members Keenan Jennings, Eugene Stillman, Darryl Reed and Keith Williams join other Greeks in the Greek sing around the Bell Tower. -Photo by Kevin Fullerton At a rally kicking off Greek Week, Delta Zetas Tara Payne and Maureen Carroll join in a Greek sing at the Memorial Bell Tower. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill cassette tapes to him regularly. Men of Northwest was a second-year money making project for the sorority. It featured Greeks and in- dependents on a calendar and was sold on campus and in Maryville. Some social activities in- cluded a hayride, spring in- formal and mystery dates. " One of the projects we concentrated on was rush, " Diane Watson said. " I think we did a good job with it, plus we gained around 30 new members. " But in between all their activities, the girls still had time to be themselves. " We accepted each other for what we were, " Tina Hale said. " We didn ' t have a spe- cial air about us like some sororities did, and we didn ' t put on a show for anybody. " 1 he Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity was in their se- cond year of recognition at Northwest. Since they received their charter on March 25, 1985, their projects have had a positive influence on Northwest, as well as the community. The Kappas participated in Community Care Day, where they captured first place. Other awards includ- ed a first place finish in the Psych Soc. skate party. They also received the Dis- tiguished Chamber Of Commerce Award. Some community events the Kappas were active in were sponsoring a food drive for the needy families of Maryville, painting for the elderly and installing picnic benches in the parks. " I liked being in the frater- nity because I got to work in the community, " Daryl Reed said. 1 hey said behind every good man, there ' s a good woman. Luckily for the Kap- pa Alpha Psi fraternity they had their Kappa Sweet- hearts. Kappa Sweethearts were the little sister organization of Kappa Alpha Psi fraterni- ty. The Sweethearts were there to lend a hand with the community and social Delta Zeta a ' ood wki m Kill Sweet Mi fated -; J functions of the Kappas. " There was a joy in representing Kappa Alpha Psi. 1 liked their various ac- tivities and what they represented, " President Monica McDade said. " What I liked most about being a Sweetheart was the feeling of being important and appreciated by my brothers and sisters. " With some Sweethearts becoming active in the fall semester, the outlook for more pledges was hopeful. Requirements for member- ship were small in number, but crucial to their success. " There was one main re- quirement for membership, and that was, you had to be truly interested in Kappa Al- pha Psi, " McDade added. D elta Zeta Front Row: Tara Payne, Tracey Kahler, Robin Winston, Deb Swearingin, Sheila Cramer, treas.; Linda Bixler, Stacey Smith, pres.; Stacy Edwards, Debbie Young, Shelly McClure, Jenna Klocke, Linda Gillespie and Laura Wake. Second Row: Laura Kastens, Luci Qnitt, Sharon Peine, Shelley Pfeif- er, Janice Rickman, Cheryl Gill, Ann Reichert, Lisa Oltman, Stephanie Shatswell, Shantea Steiger, Velma Reed, Lisa Bullard Colleen Park, Stacy Ehrhardt, Bar bara Allen and Christine Schicker Back Row: Century Lawson Becky Smith, Rose Hass, Amy Erickson, Joni Doyle, Theresa An derson, Tina Hale, Deanna Bards ley, Debbie Briece, Lynda Ahlsch wede, Kelly Murray, Amy Ellison Jennifer Drake, Kelley Langford Cynthia Sypkens, Cheryl Reisner and Mary Yepsen. pf appa Alpha Psi Front Row: Kennan Jennings, Daiyl Grayer, David Cameron, and Stephen Hill. pf appa Sweethearts Front Row: Yvette Mullins, Moni- ca McDade and Tanya Brown. Kappa Sweethearts 261 ' " or oncentrated effort Move " was an appropriate slogan for Phi Mil once again this year. One of the biggest highlights for the sorority was capturing the Homecoming Supremacy award for sororities for the ninth consecutive year. Along with winning supremacy, other goals of the Phi Mus were to have a successful rush, continue work on community proj- ects and raise funds for their philanthropies, Project With steady concentra- tion, Greg Coffer contributes his efforts to the Phi Sigma Kappa house dec. The house dec, which took second place portrayed the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Elated Phi Mus celebrate af- ter learning they won Suprema- cy for the ninth consecutive year. Pam Reynolds, Jacque Hoppers and Nelsie Henning show their excitement during halftime at the Northeast basketball game. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Phi Mu Hope and the Children ' s Miracle Network Telethon, through money-makers like a skating party, car wash and annual Swim-a-Thon which the group co- sponsored with KDLX. Still, Phi Mu was active on campus, promoting the Greek system and sister- hood, as well as working hard on academics. " We really stressed in- dividuality, " Romero said. " We had a lot of girls in- volved in campus activities. " Ptriving for excellence was what Phi Sigma Kap- pa fraternity emphasized in order to expand on their image. " Phi Sigs had a winning ambition and set out to be number one in everything we did, " Gary McBride said. Even though Phi Sigma Kappa had a winning repu- tation, their record of cap- turing Homecoming Su- premacy for eight consecu- tive years was broken. This loss only made Phi Sigma Kappa members want to work even harder to turn the win around once again. " Basically, it (the loss) woke us up and made us realize supremacy wouldn ' t just be given to us, " Doug Pilcher said. Besides Homecoming ac- tivities, Phi Sigma Kappa members held a Christmas party for Head Start children and participated in commu- nity cleanup. Be roasting more chapters than any other organization in the United States was something that few had the privilege of doing. The men of Sigma Phi Epsilon were among those few. " It was good to know our nationals were so strong, " Secretary Andy McEvoy said. " Not only was there a sense of security, but it was also nice to know there were literally hundreds of thousands of Sig Eps out there. " The Missouri Lambda chapter prided itself on its well-roundedness. They received second place last year in both intramurals and scholarship— a title they hoped to regain. " After winning the award five years consecutive, it was kind of a blow to finish second, " Scholarship Chair- man Tim Tadlock said. " We took a number of steps to hopefully get the trophy back. " Possibly the most obvious changes to the organization came in the way of remodeling their house. An addition was built to the rear of the house, as well as a to- tal renovation of their chap- ter room. While they enjoyed hav- ing fun, the Sig Eps knew the value of giving and shar- ing. Their services to the community and university included work with the Spe- cial Olympics, Maryville Can Drive, Phone-a-thon and their latest activity — participation in the Wells Hall Big Brother Program. Dressed as a boxer, Collin Reese announces the events at the Sig Eps ' Beer Olympics competition. The mixer, which was held in the fraternity ' s new Party Bam, was attended by the women of Phi Mu. -Photo by Nancy Meyer __________ f I f% 0k fr _ i J_ y— lr— r — I pw Mu Front Row: Amy Parrott, Karen Hoppers, v. pres.; Jamie Snook, Jill Mees, Kathleen Romero, pres.; Barbara Oates, spons.; Valerie Lockard, Jill Hanning, Tami Had- dox and Chris Townsend. Second Row: Robyn Wilke, Kandy Hester, Tami Towers, Heather Phillip, Jean Carlson, Jane Carlson, Lisa Blau, Colleen Harrison, Debby Hahn, Patty Cole, Shelly Oswieler, Ginger Harless, Amanda Wells, Jacque Hoppers and Pam Bryan. Third Row: Jennifer Shemwell, Shelly Lunning, Heidi Frueling, Ann Mickels, Cheryl Condra, Patty Huebner, Destiny Pugh, Judith Tompson, Pam Reynolds, Beth Jockins, Christy Smith, Colletta Neighbors, Carrie Huke, Michelle Burch, Lori Reynolds and Amy An- derson. Back Row: Lee McDer- mott, Kim Zimmerman, Sarah Hassler, Lisa Taylor, Janna Fresh, Natalie Ferguson, Tracy Wilmoth, Kristi Davis, Janet Schieber, Shari Sharff, Karen Wilson, Lori Blankenship and Stephani Kretzer. phi Sigma Kappa Front Row: Chuck Smith, Chris Dierolf, treas.; Jeff Ranum, pres.; James Porter, v. pres. and Gary McBride. Second Row: Mark Huston, Mark Burrell, Douglas Pilcher, Jeffrey Hager, Paul Mueller, Tracy Decker, Kenny Wil- mes, D.L. Whittaker, Shawn McKee and Ted Smith. Back Row: Scott Prewitt, Justin Schaefer, Todd Purdy, Bob Smith, Paul Glendenning, David Bourassa, Gary Brown, Mitch England, Scott Giles, Andrew Reigelsberger, Greg Lincoln and Chris Nally. oigma Phi Epsilon Front Row: John Goode, Rodney Albright, Craig Schneider, Pat Schleeter, v. pres.; Jim Herauf, Jay Halla, pres.; Ross Haynes, Randy Jones, Matt Darrah and Michael Browr field. Second Row: Tony Kottenbrock, Shane Busick, Colin Reese, Ed Terranova, Mark Lohnes, Brian Bamesberger, Kent Porterfield, Rick Rest, Rob Car- michael, Paul Rowlett and Ronald Rambaldo. Back Row: Thomas Ricker, Tim Satre, Pete Gose, Matt Blythe, Andy Ross, Douglas Winters, John Howe, Marco Ran- gel, Chris Calhoun, Mike Mattson, Phil Skeed, Tim Beach and Darin Colhour. Sigma Phi Epsilon oncentrated effort : : :: S ' -EP Golden Hearts Front Row: Michelle Letzig, Nik- ki Qillman, Diane Reynolds, Judy Wilkinson, pres.; Linda Linn, Kristi Bisacca and Susan Goodwin. Se- cond Row: Trisha Brown, Geri Gunther, Jill Aldredge, Diane Scheneman, Nancy Pfeifler, Lisa Kardell and Amy Elder. Back Row: Andrea Lee, Michelle Stoulil, Patty Dingfield, Kathy Webb, Susie Thomas, Jill Tauman, Michelle Angermayer, Debbie Rauber and Kathleen Ruoff. C igma Sigma Sigma Front Row: Mila Carey, Tricia Connell, Toni Goforth, Cindy Cris- ler, Sarah Sims, Andi Jack, Jayme Reiff, Sandy Headrick, Lisa Scime- ca, Kristine Suess, Robin Benefiel, Kristen Anderson, Jocelyn Ander- son and Becky Deley. Second Row: Craig Brown, spons.; Norma Higginbotham, pres.; Annette Boswell, Carol Cline, Lora Marker, Cindy Cline, Leslie Wilcox, Karen Wilcox, Heidi Mendenhall, Kerry Sallee, Maya Benavente, Michele Flores, Susie Adamson, Leza Heiland, Audra Pulley, Mickie Max- well and Cyndi Ranum. Third Row: Julie Briggs, Ana Oats, An- gie Schaffer, Mario Piper, Susan McVay, Kathy Morrissey, Karin Swanson, Amy Vinton, Kris Slump, Katie Fritz, Venasca Fisker, Kelly Conklin, Jane Walden, Joan Walters and Bev Orme. Back Row: Laura Lanoha, Barbara Dempsey, Cindy Gonzalez, Lori Bumsides, Amy Brown, Jennifer Bodenhausen, Amy McClemons, Jane Arb, Tina Grable, Jean Fox, Brenda Milliga, Christine Robinson, Carol Greever, Stacy Schieber, Angela Murray, Marie Schreck, Emily Null and Stacy Bogart. C igma Tau Gamma Front Row: Nick Kunels, Kevin Bolton, James Dean, Tim Petrillo, Todd Slagle, pres.; Michael Teson, Tod McCullough, Rick Morley, Wade Frerichs and Nick Wilcox- son. Second Row: Brian Weaver, Kirk Arnold, Steve Waters, Nick Gregory, Victor Anzalone, Jeff Oz- bome, Joe Doyle, Tim C armichael, Robert King, Eric O ' Conner and Phil Schreck. Back Row: Kristopher Sommer, John Man- ville, David Loug, Ty Clark, Mark Vernon, Troy Hullinger, David Schieszer, Jeff Sanders, Stephan Andre Stout and Rex Stahla. Sigma Tau Gamma fraterni- ty takes advantage of the February heat wave by spon- soring a car wash. Sam Mason contributes his elbow grease to the cause. -Photo by Nancy Meyer o rganization and community involve- ment were requirements in the Greek system, and they were the basic concern for the Golden Hearts, the Sig Ep Little Sisters. " We were there for the guys, " Jill Aldredge said, " but we also did a lot of things ourselves, like the Omsbudsman. " The Ombudsman Pro- gram was designed to pro- tect the rights of senior s Sig Ep Golden Hearts ' i riii ' 1 ■m I citizens and the residents of nursing homes. Northwest ' s : chapter of Golden Hearts was the first chapter in Mis- souri to start this program. During the summer, the Sig Eps and the Golden Hearts got together for a weekend and talked about old times, partied and had fun. " We just got together af- ter not seeing each other for two months and partied, " Susan Goodwin said. " It was fun. " Mgma Sigma Sigma found strength in numbers with their membership leap- ing to 72, the highest ever. The Tri Sigs took in 26 new members during fall formal rush, which made them the largest sorority on campus. It also meant that they were unable to have informal rush in the spring, because they had already met their quota for new members. The Tri Sigs reached another important number in April, celebrating their 60th anniversary on cam- pus. They celebrated with Salute to Sigma, a banquet attended by present and past members of Sigma Sigma Sigma. A special ef- fort was made to contact and recognize 50-year members and Tri Sig par- ents were also invited. The Tri Sigs took a per- sonal approach to campus involvement, encouraging members to get involved in other groups on campus. O- ne fraternity succeeded in reaching a plateau une- qualed by any other frater- nity on campus. Sigma Tau Gamma celebrated its 60th anniversary in April. The fraternity was the first one on campus, estab- lished in 1927. " It made me proud to know we had a lot of tradi- tion in our fraternity, " David Long said. Another precedent set by the Sig Taus was being the first fraternity to move off campus. The fraternity has lived in their house since 1967. The Sig Taus house re- cently underwent reno- vations. " During the work weekend this summer, we put a new deck on the front and back porch, " Long said. The Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity received attention from their national head- quarters. " At our Grand Chapter meeting, we were first run- ner up for most improved chapter, " Todd Slagle said. " We also received the Best Chapter in the Region award. " With only 40 men in the chapter here, the Sig Taus exemplified that it was qual- ity, not quantity that counted. After rolling a perfect gutter ball, Tri Sigma Cindy Gonzalez jumps for joy as Andi Jack shares in her enthusiasm. The Tri Sigs held the bowling mixer with the Delta Chis at Nodaway Lanes. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Smokers provide a chance for Sig Ep little sisters to joke around. Golden Heart Lisa Kardell presented Mike Barrett with the GQ award. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Sigma Tau Gamma G oncentrated effort Q ig Tau White Roses Front Row: Shelly Crowley, Mik- ki Riley, Diann Lehna, Maureen Doolan, Pam Evler, Lori Dooley, Julie Shine and Amy Meng. Back Row: Sue Shelton, Lisa Ring, Sara Zabel, Karen Cort, Chris Fillian, Sondra Potter, Cathy Morrill, Dana Derry, Holly Varner, Lisa Rogers and Shari Royer. ' T au Kappa Epsilon Front Row: Roger Nielsen, Tom Drustrup, Pat Tobm, Randy Wolf, pres.; F. Scott Helm, David A. Wil- lingham and Tracy Howes. Second Row: Mark Julius, Jeff Jensen, Stuart Gorton, Kris Greiner, Rick Spies, Kevin Rugaard, Kent Wal- bum and Lloyd Blank. Third Row: Wayne Cherry, Michael Banger, David Capps, Patrick Barton, Robert Bruchner, Mark Suess, Rolf Taylor, Clayton Koonce, David Harris and Steve Whitt. Fourth Row: Joe Liston, Jon Webber, Dennis Graham, Erik Toft, Mark Hummer, Jay Tiefenthaler, Chuck Schneider, Rodney Hernandez, Stephen Moss and Scott DeLong. Back Row: Roger Ites, Douglas Busher, Joel Geiger, Bill Fountain, Todd Runyan, Jeff Manning, Michael Findley, Rusty Burnell, Roger Wilson and Tom Bart. T ke Daughters of Diana Front Row: Shelli Dillon, Jennifer Davis, Pam Luppens, Melissa San- ny, Terri Fief, pres.; Lesa Vaught, Anita Malcom, Teri Rumpeltes and Linda Gillespie. Second Row: Melinda Hanshaw, Monique John- son, Kaye Kennedy, Beth Ellis, Christy Boyd, Joed Trapp, Carla McMullen, Laura Wake and Tara Payne. Back Row: Tracy Peter- son, Cyndi Ranum, Kelley Lang- ford, Ginger Weir, Margie Sus, Danielle Moorman, Staci Groves, Kristi Shepherd, Amy Mocker, Lisa Basich, Dawn Goff and Angie Knight. .0 n At a meeting of the Daugh- ters of Diana, Anita Malcom gives her ideas on future activi- ties. The group ' s purpose was to aid the TKEs in various ac- tivities. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Jets, the V not worrit .members ' tion, insti toward g the Greek " Our rr grow, : respect, " Cummini worked m ty project the retire! cause we new orgar ed to proi The regional fr ' as area ffl Northwest this event " It was c Summing. While Vicky Harris studies a collage of Sigma Tau Gamma members, other members Ginger Hall, Shari Royer and Cathy Morrill take notes on plans for a spaghetti supper. The supper was planned as a spring dry rush event. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Sig Tau White Roses Asem the gran raffle, j nameo] Rich At ? Rich SB performed skits and a slide show and had informative workshops for visiting or- ganizations. It went real well. " llelping those around them described the men of Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE). The fraternity put a great deal of effort into commu- nity service. " We had a tradition in helping the surrounding community, " Terry Pederson said. " This year was no exception. " Each semester the TKEs cleaned up their neighbor- hood, as well as downtown. They also sponsored an Easter egg hunt for the neighborhood children. But one of the most special times for the TKEs was at Christmas. " We went into the local department stores and they donated gifts for the men- tally disabled children of Mount Alverno, " President Rod Hernandez said. " We showed them someone cared for them at a very special time of the year. " As a result of supporting community and national projects, the TKEs were awarded regional and na- tional honors. " Everyone attended the regional and national con- ference meetings, " Peder- son said. " We won the Regional Outstanding Par- ticipation Award. We were also the youngest chapter to annunciate 1,000 members in over 270 chapters. " Although the TKEs were involved in so many com- munity and national pro- jects, they found time for themselves. " TKE has been a lesson in sharing and leadership experience, " Hernandez said. " It prepared me for a leadership position later on in life. " ■ ig Tau Little Sis- ters, the White Roses, were not worried about gaining members for their organiza- tion, instead they worked toward gaining respect in the Greek system. " Our main concern was to grow, build and gain respect, " President Leslie Cummings said. " We worked most on communi- ty projects, like decorating the retirement home. Be- cause we were basically a new organization, we need- ed to prove ourselves. " The White Roses held the regional fraternity meetings as area fraternities came to Northwest in November for this event. " It was a lot of hard work, " Cummings said. " The girls If a group required support to accomplish a task, then the TKEs relied on their lit- tle sisters, Daughters of Diana. Daughters of Diana spent their money and time help- ing their TKE brothers. " We started an annual flag football tourney, " Anita Malcom said. " We thought it would be a good idea, and we used the funds to help out the TKEs. " Aside from supporting the TKEs, the Daughters accomplished goals of moral values and long- lasting friendships. " It was fun, " Shelly Lun- ning said. " I met a lot of people and had close friendships with TKEs. It has been great. " A semester ' s tuition was the grand prize in the TKE ' s fall raffle. Scott Helm drew the name of the winner. -Photo by Rich Abrahamson Abbas, Add 170, 251 Abbett, Dean 258 Abbett, Karen 216, 240 Abrahamson, Richard 156, 237, 247 Accounting Society 211, 212, 213 Acker, Susan 218 Acton, Diana 231, 242 Adams, Daniel 10 Adams, Jeffrey 59, 170 Adams, Russell 97, 170, 232 Adams, Rusty 82 Adamson, Susan 264 Adamson, Teri 156 Adbul, Yakime 216 Adcock, Mark 240, 252 Adeyemi, George 87 Adkins, Paul 156, 215, 229, 254 Adkisson, Lori 170 Advisers 40, 41, 42, 43 Aery, Shaila 12 Ager, Michelle 256 Agriculture Business and Eco- nomics Club 212, 213 Agriculture C lub 212, 213 Agriculture Council 212, 213 Agronomy Club 115, 214 Ahlschwede, Lynda 216, 217, 261 Ahrens, Michael 134, 156, 218, 223 Ahuja, Sunil 170, 240, 242, 251 Ainsworth, William 156, 216, 252 Akers, Mitchell 156, 239, 240, 242 Al-Darazi, Fawzi 56, 216 Albertini, Virgil 126, 127 Albright, Rodney 263 Alder, Lisa 221, 229, 248 Aldredge, Jill 98, 99, 264 Alexander, Tim 100 Aley, Terry 170, 236, 252 Al-Khateb, Khalid 251 Allely, Rick 170, 226, 227 Allen, Barbara 174, 261 Allen, Chris 74, 76, 77 Allen, Jeff 47, 230 Allen, Pamela 170 Allgood, Jody 170, 245, 258 Allison, Cliff 57 Allison, Courtney 234, 256 All-nighters 50, 51 Alpha Beta Alpha 214, 215 Alpha Kappa Lambda 4, 18, 24, 30, 256, 257 Alpha Kappa Lambda Little Sis 256, 257 Alpha Mu Gamma 214, 215 Alpha Phi Alpha 214, 215 Alpha Psi Omega 216, 217 Alpha Sigma Alpha 7, 22, 32, 256, 257 Alpha Tau Alpha 216, 217 Alpough, Ronald 226, 252 Alsup, Deanne 170 Alsup, Richard 97 Alt, Edward 218 Alt, Sherry 150 American Marketing Associa- tion 216, 217 American Society for Person- nel Administration 216, 217 Amstutz, Heather 247 Andersen, Debra 170 Anderson, Amy 87, 263 Anderson, Arleen 170, 256 Anderson, Arlin 216, 232 Anderson, Brad 216, 258 Anderson, Darryl 258 Anderson, Jeffrey 216 Anderson, Jocelyn 156, 216, 251 Anderson, Julie 248 Anderson, Kevin 170, 215, 218, 224 Anderson, Lori 170, 258 Anderson, Steven 218 Anderson, Theresa 170, 261 Andrews, Al 82, 132, 133, 150, 156, 224, 231 Andrews, Jeffrey 82, 83 Angermayer, Michelle 170 Angeroth, Cynthia 252, 284 Anthony, Toni 14 Antle, Diana 170, 221, 256 Anzalone, Victor 170 Apland, Sarah 156, 224, 225, 242 Apland, Todd 156 Apostol, Troy 125, 170, 237, 247 Arai, Mami 156 Archer, Steve 45 Argotsinger, Kenda 170, 232 Aring, Kelly 170 Armstrong, David 170 Armstrong, Kathy 10 Armstrong, Kevin 170 Arnold, Kirk 234 Arterbery, Rebecca 156 Asberry, Myrna 82, 83 Ashbaugh, Lisa 170 Association for Computing Machinery 218, 219 Aubrey, James 170 Avila, Maria 170 Avoiding Homework 36, 37 Bachali, Mark 159 Back to School 16, 17 Baier, Brad 170, 252, 254 Bailey, Kendal 170 Bainbridge, Todd 74 Bair, Randal 156 Baker, Brenda 236, 237 Baker, C. Douglas 242, 252, 254, 258 Baker, John 150, 156, 225 Baker, Kathleen 53, 259 Baker, Michelle 156, 226 Baldwin, Jon 74 Balentine, Charles 226 Bales, Peter 229, 256 Ball, James 216 Balle, Rebecca 156, 229, 248 Bamesberger, Brian 263 Banger, Michael 170, 252 Banks, Willetta 170, 215 Baptist Student Union 218, 219 Barber, Christina 170, 216, 232, 234, 252, 253, 265 Bardsley, Deanna 261 Barlow, Anthoney 100 Barmann, Stephanie 170 Barmann, Terry 74, 75 Barnhart, Jeffrey 170 Barnhart, Todd 221, 231 Barr, Rodney 216 Barry, John 108 Barratt, George 204 Barrett, Michael 93 Bart, Thomas 29, 170, 226 Barylando, Kameela 254 Baseball 76, 77, 78, 79 Basich, Lisa 82, 97, 156, 232, 233 Bassett, Florence 170 Bates, Brenda 170, 226 Bates, Sheila 130, 170 Bates, Tony 82, 97 Baucom, Ruth 156 Baumli, Robert 186, 234, 247 Baxter, Nancy 150 Bayless, Kristi 156, 236 Beach, Tim 218, 219, 221, 263 Beadnall, Marvin 150 Bears, Polly 170, 248 Beattie, Joanne 251 Beatty, Sherrone 170, 215 226 Beavers, Lori 218 Becker, Terri 75, 104 Beckner, Mike 252 Bedier, Brenda 170 Behrends, Beth 170 Behrens, David 156, 232 Behrens, Keith 170, 258 Behrens, Scott 5 Behrens, Ricky 156, 216 Beitenman, Maggie 256 Belcher, Kathryn 150 Belcher, Michelle 221 Bell, David 170 Bell, Debra 170 Bell, John 246, 247 Benavente, Gerry 70, 170, 258 Benavente, Maya 23, 1 56, 264 Bene, Dennis 93, 95, 130 Benefiel, Robin 156, 264 Bennett, Kenneth 170 Bennett, Stan 234, 237 Benorden, Allison 82, 97, 121, 171 Berlin 44, 45 Bernard, Valerie 171 Bertrand, Kari 256 Bestgen, Janice 171 Beta Beta Beta 218, 219 Betten, Leah 221 Bettis, Mervin 216 Bienfang, Naomi 156 Biere, Douglas 156 Billups, Kristy 171 Birchmier, Mike 87 Bird, Allesa 218, 219, 234, 247 Birge, Kevin 218, 221 Bisacca, Kristi 171, 264 Bishop, Lee 171 Bitler, Delores 156, 216, 248 Bixler, Linda 171, 213, 261 Bjork, Kyle 229, 258 Blackmore, Kelli 171, 247 Blair, Brenda 171 Blair, Kevin 171 Blake, Jennifer 223 Blanchard, Lyle 248 Blanco, Juan 156, 251 Blank, Lesley 251 Blankenship, Lori 263 Blau, Lisa 263 Blazek, John 258 Blocker, Kelley 171 Blue Key 218, 219 Blumenkemper, Laura 36, 41, 204, 229, 234, 235 Blythe, Matthew 263 Bobst, Jeffrey 171 Bockelmann, Michele 131, 171 Bodenhausen, Jennifer 264 Boes, Lisa 156 Bogart, Stacy 171, 264 Bohlken, Robert 113, 150 Bollinger, Michele 171, 240 Bollinger, Scott 258 Bolton, Kevin 264 Bond, Shelby 134 Index Bookwalter, Robert 150 Boone, Luke 150 Bors, Michelle 172 Borther, Jerry 234 Bortner, Faith 129 Bose, Melinda 172 Boswell, Annette 264 Both, Stephanie 79 Bottorff, Sharon 81 Bourassa, David 263 Bowers, Dawn 62 Bowles, Susan 156 Bowman, Daryn 172 Bowman, Denison 46, 254 Bowman, Derek 82 Bowman, Kristin 234 Boyd, Christy 172, 237, 239, 252 Bradley, Jeff 240, 241, 252 Bradley, Mary 213, 223 Brady, Jodi 21, 23, 91, 98, 99, 224, 233, 251 Brand, Dawn 256 Brekke, Jerald 202 Brewer, Denise 38 Brewster, Stephanie 172, 252 Bri Br Br Bri Bn Bri Br Br Br Brown, Brown, Brown, Brown, ar, Cory 110 chetto, Laura 225 dges, David 218 ece, Deborah 172, 261 ggs, Julie 245, 251, 264 II, Michael 172, 223 II, Robert 45 slin, Mark 167 zendine, James 183 Brockman, Robin 172 Brooke, Lance 172 Brooks, Phil 82 Brown, Amy 156, 264 Craig 150, 264 Dayna 156 Gary 251, 263 Gerald 147 Brown, Jerri 248 Brown, Jody 242 Brown, Joel 198, 243, 252, 254, 258 Brown, Juli 65, 237 Brown, Leigh 172 Brown, Ray 150 Brown, Robert 150, 239 Brown, Roger 172 Brown, Tanya 226, 261 Brown, Trisha 264 Brownfield, Michael 156, 263 Browning, Edward 150 Browning, Gerald 216, 229 Browning, Jerry 47, 254 Browning, Sharon 150 Brudin, Karen 172, 229, 256 Brum, Brian 12 Brummel, James 122 Bryan, Curtis 172 Bryan, Pamela 258, 263 Bryant, Michael 172, 185, 242 uckles, Ramonda 139 uehler, Shari 245 Buhman, Phil 242, 251 Bullard, Lisa 261 Bullard, Paula 82 Bullington, Ross 258 Buman, Susie 213 Bunge, Janet 172 Bunnell, Rusty 172 Burch, Michelle 263 Burnett, Christopher 229 Burnette, Jon 156 Burns, Theresa 248 Burnsides, Lori 157, 264 Burrell, Mark 263 Bury, Susan 172, 223 Buscher, Pamela 172 Bush, Aaron 15 Bush, Betty 150, 229, 248 Bush, Daniel 172 Bush, Jon 172 Bush, Robert 135, 144, 151, 194 Bushner, Douglas 45, 229 Busick, Shane 263 Bussard, Michael 245 Butler, Doug 155 Button, Chris 48 Buzard, Donald 172 Bybee, Shannon 172, 224, 225 Byland, John 186 Cain, Bill 218 Cairns, Tom 12, 151 Calcaterra, Scott 33, 100, 101, 103 Caldwell, Joanne 258 Calegan, Robert 82 Calhoon, Judi 172,245,248 Calhoun, Chris 263 Cameron, David 261 Camery, Brent 55, 57, 204, 239 Campbell, Julie 98, 172 Campbell, Michelle 33, 172, 224, 237 Campus Activities Program- mers 220, 221 Campus Recreation 220, 221 Cape, Trevor 110 Caples, Steve 237 Capps, David 266 Carboneau, Robert 218, 224 Carder, Loretta 172 Cardinal Key Honor Society 220, 221 Carey, Mila 264 Carl, Julie 63, 82, 97, 172, 223, 229, 232, 233, 241 Carlisle, David 157 Carlson, Brian 157 Carlson, David 157, 216 Carlson, Jane 186, 187, 248, 263 Carlson, Jean 172, 186, 187, 263 Carlson, Julie 186, 187, 221 Carmen, Anne 157 Carmichael, Robert 263 Carmichael, Timothy 264 Personalities The year ' s most famous personalities flooded the nation on magazine covers, talk shows, movies and commercials in an effort to make it to the top. Along the road to suc- cess, the stars also received high ratings in the hearts of Americans. At the beginning of the television season, eyes were focused on talk shows as viewers wondered who would win the talk show war. Joan Rivers attempted to boot Johnny Car- son out of his spot as late night king of talk shows, while newcomer Oprah Winfrey managed to give Phil Donahue a run for his money. Veteran talk show host David Letterman went unchallenged in the rating war as he celebrated his fifth season on the air. Talk show hosts weren ' t the only personal- ities around. Absent from the big screen, Pee Wee Herman found a huge following in Saturday morning television as children watched him play in his magical kingdom. There were many other personalities that made the year stand out in the area of outrageousness. One of these personalities was Bette Mi- dler who made a strong comeback to Holly- wood in three movies. The year was highlighted by numerous personalities, some were role models and others were just plain jokes. The entertain- ment spectrum thrived with the new perso- nalities while people cheered on.D Kevin Sharpe After the failure of " Legend, " Tom Cruise regained his position in the spotlight through his roles in " Top Gun " and " The Color of Money. " From fortune to fame, Van- na White became a popular television personality as the co-host on " Wheel of Fortune. " Index Carmichael, Vicki 172 Carneal, Thomas 239 Carnes, Linda 53, 183, 237 Carnival 9, 26, 27 Carroll, Maureen 157, 245, 260 Carson, Tonya 209 Carter, Barry 81, 157, 230 Carter, Kelley 172, 213, 240 Carter, Sharon 151 Carter, Stephanie 23, 157, 216, 250, 251, 256 Cashmere, Leanna 157 Casillo, Renzo 9, 55, 57, 157, 221 Castilla, Jorge 86, 87 Cavender, Teresa 172 Chacon, Raul 157, 224, 234 Chamberlain, Sophia 172 Chambers, Darrin 100, 101 Chambers, Susan 256 Changyou, Kan 158 Chapman, James 168, 256 Charley, Roger 221 Cherry, Wayne 266 Chi Delphians 258, 259 Chilcoat, Eric 172, 252 Childers, Karen 256 Chittenden, Rhonda 172, 224 Christ, LeRoy 229 Christensen, Dale 158, 223 Christensen, DeWayne 218 Christensen, Gwendolyn 172 Christensen, Joseph 172 Christensen, Sandra 172 Christie, Sheila 172 Christopher, John 223 Christopher, Shan 172 Christ ' s Way Inn 220, 221 Circle K 222, 223 Cirks, Thomas 224 Clapham, Tom 258 Clark, Deborah 151 Clark, Janet 104, 105, 224, 232 Clark, Jon 100 Clark, Kristin 172, 256 Clark, Patricia 172 Clark, Teresa 158 Clark, Tyson 264 Claxton, Jeff 113, 191 Clayton, Kamella 172 Cleary, Michael 162, 172 Clemens, Richard 172 Clement, Terri 221, 229 Clemsen, Joy 172, 226, 227, 248 Cline, Carol 216, 237, 264 Cline, Cindy 18, 158, 216, 264 Cline, Jennifer 172 Cline, Wendy 158, 216, 226 Clymens, Diane 226 Cobb, John 172 Cochran, Danny 158, 222, 223 Cochran, Lonnie 172 Cody, Michaele 9, 172 Coffer, Gregory 262 Cole, Patricia 263 Cole, Rodney 172,213,215, 223 Coleman, Victor s2 Colhour, Darin 263 Collins, Danny 256 Collins, Drector 242, 254 Collins, Gary 151, 232 Collins, Georann 172, 252 Nostalgia It was a year in which students were ad- mired for being individualistic, but even with this burst of independence, trends seemed to retreat into the past. Paisley designs complimented shirts, sweaters, jeans, tuxedoes, ties and panty hose. Mini skirts returned after a decade of hemlines scraping the knees. Broaches ac- cented blouses while penny loafers and flat top hair cuts were seen again. Clothing wasn ' t the only returning trend. Music our parents grew up with returned to the air waves. Such hits as " Venus, " " Twist and Shout, " " Bang-A-Gong " and " Lean On Me " were classics reworked with a touch of today ' s style. In addition to songs, several groups returned as well. The Monkees were on top of the come back list with their reunion and their nation- al tour as well as their revived television program. Also climbing the come-back list was Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Sixties Soul, who returned to drive another generation down a " Freeway of Love. " Looking back at different generations proved to be big bucks at the box office. " Stand By Me " and " Peggy Sue Got Married " were examples of such nostalgic movies. Whether nostalgia was found in clothing, music or movies, the current generation learned from those before them. With the sight, sound and soul of the past, students discovered that moving into the future meant stepping into the past.D Kevin Sharpe The Monkees were back in the spotlight as they released a new album of new and old music, staged a reunion tour and their old television shows were rebroadcast. Collins, Kelly 162, 226, 256 Collins, Ramona 151 Colt, David 87, 93, 100 Colvin, Paula 158 Combs, Jeanette 237 Combs, Michael 158 Condon, Cynthia 226, 248 Condra, Cheryl 263 Conklin, David 258 Conklin, Kelly 264 Conn, Michelle 172, 252 Connell, Patricia 231, 264 Conner, Rob 110 Connor, Kelly 172 Conor, Marcie 173 Constant, Stephanie 173 Cookinham, John 251 Cooper, Donetta 173, 229, 237, 248 Cooper, Janet si 5 Copeland, Christi 173, 248 Copple, Bryan 173 Corasro, Robert 173 Corbaneau, Robert 17 Corley, Roger 113, 252 Cornine, Michelle 173 Corsaro, Rob 226, 245 Cort, Karen 115, 173 Corwin, Mark 258 Costello, Jane 174 Cotten, Chris 31, 32, 256 Cotten, Thomas 158 Cotter, Erin 173, 226 Cotton, Rodney 213, 240 Cowan, April 215, 226 Cowley, Steven 87 Cox, Deidre 218, 219 Cox, James 128 Cox, Kelly 38, 98, 173 Cox, Michell 98, 99, 173 Cox, Skip 173 Cox, Terry 173 Coyne, Catherine 173, 178 Coyne, James 23 Craig, Harold 134 Cramer, Chad 18 Cramer, Sheila 158, 261 Craven, Alan 173 Craven, Alicia 158, 216 Crawford, Andrea 173, 248 Crawford, Linda 173, 237 Crawford, Tom 173 Crider, Paul 258 Crisanti, Clifford 158, 231, 256 Crisler, Cindy 174, 230, 231, 248, 264 Crist, Leroy 151 Cron, Rodney 74 Cross Country 96, 97 Crossen, Scott 158 Crowder, Juliet 158 Crowley, Jennifer 158, 252 Cue, Travis 36, 173 Cummings, Leslie 267 Cummings, Sandy 104 Cummins, Melissa 173, 247 Current, Amy 1 1 270 Index Dillon, Michelle 175, 237 Egekwu, Obediah 221 Fazio, Tracy 104 Dingfield, Patty 87, 264 Ehlers, Don 70 Feist, Rick 108 g Mj Dinville, Jylann 226, 248 Ehrhardt, Stacy 261 Feller, Marc 175 1 V 1 . Dinville, Lisa 158 Eiberger, Jeffrey 175, 218 Fellowship of Christian Ath- Ik Dishon, Stephanie 158 Eichhorst, Kevin 256 letes 224, 225 B l Ha Dixon, Michelle 175, 256 Eichler, Michelle 175, 231 Felt, David 29, 237 V ¥ Dizney, Desmion 87 Ekesang, Elad 175 Fenster, Tracy 175 Dodge, David 175, 258 Elder, Amy 264 Ferguson, Connie 175 Dodson, Fred 234 Elder, Sarah 1 75 Ferguson, Deanna 175 m Dolan, Susan 175, 221 Elder, Scott 251 Ferguson, Holly 158 I Jr Doman, Karen 175, 229 Ellis, Jon 175, 254 Ferguson, Natalie 256, 263 RW KM Donley, Arthur 123, 284 Ellison, Amy 175, 213, 245, Fichter, Kimberly 15 Donnelly, Amy 175 248, 258, 261 Fields, Brian 175, 234 Donnici, Leesa 256 Elmquist, Michael 151 Fiest, Richard 263 Dahl, Steve 256 Doolan, Maureen 240, 241 Elsberry, Marjorie 175, 256 Filippi, Annette 175 Dakan, Ronda 158, 254 Dorf, Kristi 175 Else, Brenda 224 Fillian, Christina 158 Daniel, Marion 82, 104, 224, Dorms vs. Apartments 52, 53 Else, Janice 66, 104, 105, Financial Management 224, 225 Doser, Barbara 71, 254 158, 223, 255 225 Danner, Scott 87 Dougherty, Penni 63 England, Mitchell 158, 263 Findley, Anna 15 Darrah, Matt 263 Doughman, Wesley 175 English Honor Society 224, Fink, Curtis 110 Darrington, Brian 173 Douthat, Michael 151 225 Finken, Nancy 158, 233, Data Processing Management Downs, Douglas 175 English Professors 126, 127 246, 247 Association 222, 223 Doyle, James 175 Epley, Debra 3, 27, 245, 252 Finney, Julia 252 Daughters of Diana 266, 267 Doyle, JoAnne 261 Epling, David 218, 234, 247 Fisker, Venasca 264 Davenport, Dana 110, 158, Doyle, Joseph 264 Epp, Stephanie 175 Flam, Jeffery 237 191 Drake, Aaron 195 Erftmier, Tracy 251 Flanagan Richard 75, 232 Davenport, Tiffany 79, 81 Drake, Jennifer 245, 261 Erickson, Amy 79, 261 Fleming, Edward 234 Davis, David 218, 247 Dravenstott, Vernon 256, 257 Erickson, Gail 247, 252 Fleming, Jenny 247, 252 Davis, Don 240, 252 Dreesen, Daniel 175 Ernat, Julie 158, 252 Flores, Michele 264 Davis, Donna 173, 234, 248 Drew, Gregory 1 19, 150, 158 Ernst, Sarah 247, 252, 253 Floyd, Joy 175, 224 Davis, Eileen 130, 173 Dubes, Julee 229 Espano, Ariadna 175, 215, Flynn, Dee 231 Davis-Sutta, Elizabeth 158 Dudley, Melanie 175 248, 250 Flynn, Pat 125, 258 Davis, Jennifer 173, 237 Duer, Charles 47, 48, 254 Espey, Joyce 12 Foley, Elizabeth 158 Davis, Kristina 218, 263 Duer, Kristen 256 Esser, Carol 18, 118, 256 Football 92, 93, 94, 95 Davis, Richard 17, 194, 218 Dumont, Richard 142, 143, Esslinger, Tracy 158, 229, Ford, Douglas 175, 216, 231 , Davis, Teresa 104, 105 146, 151 248, s7 254 Dawson, Dana 82 Dunlap, Michael 175, 229 Evans, Timothy 252 Ford, John 175 Dayhuff, Karie 175 Dunlop, Eric 74 Everling, Marcia 175 Ford, Karen 158, 231 DeBolt, Robert 171, 224, Dunn, Jane 213 Ewer, Julie 175 Forsythe, Cynthia 158, 221 231, 242, 243 Dutch, Glenn 119, 158 Ewing, Terry 239 Foster, Richard 175, 224 DeCamp, David 46, 236 Duty, Stacey 158, 248, 256 Ezebunwo, Kate 175 Foster, Ronald 234 DeLong, Bridgitte 158, 189, 213 DeLong, Julie 224 Duvall, David 80 Foster, Shelli 175 Dye, Tammy 175 Fowler, Lou 151 Dyke, Shelley 175, 234, 240 Fox, Jean 176, 264 DeYoung, Ron 135, 146, 147 Dykema, Paula 256 Frampton, Michael 243 Dean, James 229, 264 Dzula, Tina 79, 81,221,251 4 W Franks, Thesis 1 76, 226, 237 Dean, Susan 175, 248 B Frazier, Virginia 152 Decker, Tracy 263 V Frechin, Teddi 221 Defenbaugh, Sharon 151 Fredrick, Elad 221 Delaney, Kevin 194 ' ywy Freeman, Carol 14, 176 Deley, Becky 264 m Freeman, Kevin 176, 258 Delong, Julie 175, 232 Freeman, Tamara 136, 224 Delta Chi 20, 23, 32, 258, Freemeyer, Lillian 152 259 French, Esther 176 Delta Sigma Phi 31 , 258, 259 French, Michael 176, 231, Delta Psi Kappa 222, 223 254 Delta Tau Alpha 222, 223 Frerichs, Wade 264 Delta Zeta 23, 32, 260, 261 Frerking, Sarah 176 Dempsey, Barbara 19, 158, Fresh, Janna 176, 263 264 Faculty Brats 68, 69 Freshour, Terri 160 Denny, Paul 87 Fairchild, Sheila 226 Friesner, Eric 176 Derks, Eric 175, 240, 251 Fairholm, Martin 158 Fritz, Katie 264 Devanney, Kenneth 231 Eagan, Michael 158, 252 Fairman, Jeffery 218, 251 From, Jeffrey 234 Devenney, Tim 158, 240, Easterla, David 151, 237 Fall Intramurals 108, 109 Frowirth, Todd 90, 91 242, 254 Eaton, Curtis 175, 224 Fana, Jafar 158 Frucht, Richard 152, 239 Dew, Philip 97, 175, 232 Eaton, Sara 151 Fargo, Amy 158, 229, 231, Fruhling, Heidi 263 - Dewhirst, Robert 240, 242 Eckhoff, Gay la 75, 79, 104 234, 248 Fry, Carrol 126, 127 DiPasquale, Georgeann 223 Edwards, Kimberly 175 Faris, Kirk 175 Frye, Charles 152 Dickey, Sonya 158 Edwards, Matthew 81, 256 Farris, Lisa 82 Frye, Linda 147, 152 Dierolf, Christopher 263 Edwards, Russell 229 Fast, Tom 232 Fuentez, Daniel 176 Dike, Maureen 175 Edwards, Stacy 261 Faulkner, Johnny 93 ■ - Index 271 Television :S? :fliill!i;Ii ; :.■%}■ ■% ' - " " " - % y Emmy Winners Comedy Series: " The Golden Girls " Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Michael J. Fox " Family Ties " Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Betty White " The Golden Girls " Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: John Larroquette " Night Court " Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Rhea Perlman " Cheers " Drama Series: " Cagney and Lacey " Lead Actor in a Drama Series: William Daniels " St. Elsewhere " Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Sharon Gless " Cagney and Lacey " " Moonlighting " continued to hold its loyal following despite numerous reruns. " The Cosby Show " broke rat- ings records by hitting num- ber one for fourteen weeks. Fullerton, Kevin 124, 125, 160, 232, 233, 252, 284, 285 Fulmer, Lisa 176 Fulton, Richard 139, 220 Funk, Tom 90, 91 Funke, Linda 82, 176 Gach, Tracy 17 Gadt, Jeff 226, 234, 248 Gaetti, Gary 90, 91 Galbraith, Martha 176 Gama Theta Clpsilon 224, 225 Gangloff, Brian 160, 251 Garner, Michelle 213 Garrett, Randy 160 Garrison, Carmen 176 Garvin, James 33, 258 Gates, Phillip 176 Gayler, George 153 Gaylord, Holly 104, 221, 223 Gaylord, Scott 160, 221 Geddes, LaDonna 153 Geiger, Joel 266 Geisert, Bradley 153, 239 Genoa, Linda 247 Genochio, Jerry 46, 47, 176, 254, 255 Genrich, Joel 176, 240 Gentry, Michelle 176, 213 Geology and Geography club 226, 227 Gerdes, Steven 160, 234 Gibson, Tracy 224 Giesken, Pat 149 Gifford, Jane-Marie 178 Gilbert, Leticia 82 Giles, Kathleen 176 Giles, Scott 263 Gilkey, Antoine 176, 226 Gill, Cheryl 161, 261 Gill, Robert 141 Gille, George 153 Gillespie, Linda 176, 216, 261, 266 Gillespie, Ruth 176 Gillman, Nikki 264 Gilman, Troy 161, 237 Gimbel, Kathleen 176, 223, 237 Ginther, David 110, 176 Glaspie, Mark 161 Glass, Anthoney 100 Glendenning, Paul 263 Glenn, Doug 159 Glorioso, Dean 258 Gnitt, Luci 176, 261 Gochenour, Lisa 176 Goetz, Shari 159, 224, 248 Goff, Casey 229 Goff, Dawn 266 Goforth, Toni 264 Gogerty, Patrick 176 Goh, Lee 161 Gold, Joellyn 177 Golden Hearts 264, 265 Golston, Robert 82 Gonzalez, Cindy 177, 264 Gonzalez, Stephanie 161, 208, 245, 254 Goodale, Rob 258 Goode, John 263 Goodman, Krisi 177 Goodwin, Susan 177, 229 Gorcyca, Diane 153 Gorton, Stuart 175, 266 Gose, Amy 33, 69 Gose, Peter 251, 263 Gose, Warren 69, 144, 153 Gosserand, Todd 177, 242, 254, 258 Goudge, Theodore 153, 224, 225, 226 Gourley, Gary 216 Grable, Tina 264 Graduation 12, 13 Graeve, Brian 16, 258 Gragg, Darin 161 Graham, Anita 221, 247 Graham, Dennis 177, 266 Graham, Scott 252 Grail, Theresa 82 Grant, Elaine 161, 240, 242 Gray, Amy 177 Gray, Lisa 231 Gray, Tina 177 Grayer, Daryl 261 Grayson, Rodney 82, 226 Greek Week 7, 30, 31, 32, 33 Green, Jannice 17 Green, Judith 177, 231 Greene, Leann 177 Greenwell, Stanley 14, 161 Greever, Carol 234, 251, 26 ' Gregory, Nicholas 264 Greiner, Kris 266 Greteman, Timothy 237 Greunke, Brian 177 Griepenstroh, Joan 207, 224 256 Griepenstroh, Nancy 251 Grier, Brian 82 Griffey, Rebecca 177, 213 Griffin, Cherri 104, 224, 23; Griffith, Cindy 161 Griggs, Melissa 177 Grimes, Joel 177 Grinstead, Belinda Grisamore, Denise 57, 161 220, 221, 248 Grispino, Frank 153 Grispon, John 92, 223, 232 240 Gronewold, Tamra 177, 258 Groom, Dana 120 Groom, Jon 162 Groves, Cami 177, 218, 224 225 Groves, Staci 266 Grumfield, Jay 234 Gruver, Pamela 65 Gude, Lori 177 Guenther, Kyle 231 Gumm, Hubert 212, 213 Gumm, Sandy 18 Gunderson, Darren 161, 218 Gunderson, Penny 177 Gunja, Jane 177, 229, 252 Gunther, Geri 264 Gurnett, George 150,151 Gutschenritter, Robert 177 Gutshall, Kelly 177 Guyer, Julie 161, 252 Habiger, Kurt 258 Hackworth, Robyn 231 Haddox, Tami 10, 256, 263 Hadley, Gregory 214, 215 Hagan, Phillip 256 Hagemeier, Lisa 224 Hager, Jeffrey 234, 246, 247 263 Hahn, Deborah 263 Hajek, Theresa 177 Halbur, Cathy 177, 224 Hale, Kristina 261 Hale, Steven 161, 218, 21? 234 272 Index (all, Christoj lall. Ginger {all, Rhondz {all, Virginia {alia, Jay 16 {alvorson, R lamlett, Mai (amlin, Sus {ammond, ! {ampton. A {ancock, Di laney, Jeffr {ailing, Jill {ante, Nan iansen, Car {arisen, Mai iansen. She iansen, Tarr ianshaw, M larambee 2, fcrbison, Ar ;ss, Ginc lamey, Shell larper, Uoyc {arper, Marv i, David lam ' s, Gerak lam ' s, Terry larris, Venus lam ' s, Vicky lanison, Bet iarrison, Col lartman, Ma lartman, Mil lartz, Carole lascall, Ky 252 fashim, Doli ton, Salli lass, Rozanr lassler, Sara latch, Miche latcher, Don latcher, Kare latcher, Micl lathaway, St ' lathhom, To lauck, Eric 254 lauger, Lorri lauskins, Ro: lavard, Duar lavel, Richar, lawes, Carla bwkins, Thoi 235 lawley, Rebe layes, Micha 232,240 fayes, Phil 4( •aynes, Don feynes, Ross leadrick, Sar kam, Jennif •eberiein, Ka feekman, Q a leckman, Tei J , Phillip krmann, Jj Jeiland, Leza % Robin ; " a,; Was 264 ' " ofty 237 1 ian 177 v Joan 207, 224 i. Nancy 251 82 wa 177, 213 " - 224. 232 Jy 161 sal77 117? .248 ink 153 J266 Jjy234 A 65 177 1A231 t 212, 213 idy IB Damn 161,211 Penny 177 ■ ; 177. 229, 252 si 264 age 150,151 ft. Robert 177 illy 177 ■161,252 Christopher 87 iall. Ginger 229 Hall, Rhonda 177 Hall, Virginia 177, 266 alia, Jay 161,218, 229, 263 alvorson, Ron 258 amlett, Marshall 177 amlin, Susan 237 ammond, Scott 223 ampton, Andrew 202 ancock, Delana 177 aney, Jeffrey 47, 254 Waning, Jill 161, 263 iHanks, Nancy 153, 183 Hansen, Carolyn 177 161, Hansen, Mark 177 Hansen, Sherry 161 Hansen, Tammy 177 223.232, Hanshaw, Melinda 237, 266 Harambee 226, 227 » 177, 258 Harbison, Arthur 238, 239 Harless, Ginger 251, 263 Harney, Shelly 104 I Harper, Lloyd 224 Harper, Marvin 153 Harris, David 266 Harris, Gerald 100, 102, 103 Harris, Terry 153 arris, Venus 82 arris, Vicky 161 arrison, Beth 177 arrison, Colleen 177, 263 artman, Mark 161, 218, 221 artman, Michael 177 artz, Carole 200 ascall, Ky 177, 240, 241, 252 ashim, Dolita 161 Hasnan, Salleudin, 65 Hass, Rozanne 177, 261 Hassler, Sarah 263 atch, Michelle 40 atcher, Don 100 atcher, Karelle 15, 177 hatcher, Michelle 177 IHathaway, Steven 177, 224 Hathhom, Todd 218 Hauck, Eric 161, 224, 245, 1254 Hauger, Lorri 177, 252 Hauskins, Roxanne 237 Havard, Duane 177, 240 Havel, Richard 51 Hawes, Carla 202 Hawkins, Thomas 65, 71, 234, 235 Hawley, Rebecca 177 Hayes, Michael 82, 96, 97, 232, 240 3 Hayes, Phil 40. 87, 151. 194 mo(y214.215 Haynes, Don 222 Haynes, Ross 263 eadrick, Sandra 19, 264 7lheam, Jennifer 177 eberlein, Kate 153 eckman, Gaylen 177, 256 eckman, Teresa 28 Heeler, Phillip 153 leermann, Jay 177 V$ 213 Heiland, Leza 264 Heilig, Robin 258 Ha Ha Ha fny234. «ah263 ft 177. 224 1 261 Heimensen, Jeffrey 177, 240 Hein, Rebecca 240, 241, 256 Heinke, Chris 66 Heinsius, Brian 82 Heitman, Michelle 177, 256 Heitmann, Lynette 177, 252 Helm, Fredric 266 Helm, Michael 81 Helsel, John 74 Helzer, Lisa 161, 242, 252 Hemme, Jackie 178, 245 Hemmerlein, Heidi 161 Hemphill, Wendy 178 Henderson, Hamilton 32 Heng, Tang 178 Hennings, Nelsie 30, 33, 262 Henriksen, John 224, 252 Henry, Robert 144, 153 Henry, Tonya 161, 247, 252 Hensley, Kim 122, 123 Herauf, James 69, 223, 263 Herauf, Karin 68, 69 Hernandez, Rodney 266, 267 Herndon, Jan 223, 251, 258 Herndon, Sarah 221 Hess, Elizabeth 178, 234, 235 Hester, Kandice 247, 252, 263 Hetland, Brian 74, 161, 232 Heyle, Julia 178 Hiatt, Patrick 74 Higginbotham, Harlan 131, 251 Higginbotham, Norma 229, 264 High Rise Hall Council 226, 227 Hill, Barbara 178 Hill, Stephen 261 Hilliard, Dan 32 Himan, David 252 Hinckley, William 153 Hinders, David 38 Hines, Janet 178, 237 Hinkle, Patricia 178, 256 Hinshaw, Ren 178 Hirsch, Matthew 178, 234 Hockenbury, Brian 36, 43 Hoenig, Yvonne 178 Hoffman, Jim 82 Hogan, David 178 Hoke, Tony 100, 103 Holcomb, Todd 178, 256 Hollenbeck, Amy 256 Holliday, Jeffery 221, 224 Holliway, Therma 178 Hollman, Julie 161 Holloway, Michael 178, 258 Holman, Julie 178 Holmes, Dwayne 224 Holmes, Shannon 178, 229, 245, 252 Holmes, Sheila 178, 245 Homan, Christy 179 Homan, Vicki 161, 226, 227 Homecoming 20, 21 , 22, 23, 24, 25 Homer, Jackie 110 Hommer, Mark 266 Hood, Philip 161, 223 Hoover, Billie 109, 241 Hoover, Christopher 179, 240, 252 Hoover, Jackie 237 Hopewell, Karen 79 Hopkins, Eric 80 Hoppers, Karen 24, 263 Horace Mann 116, 117 Horbision, Art 238 Horner, Channing 215 Horticulture Club 226, 227 Hossle, Charles 179, 240 Howard, Angela 234 Howe, John 83 Howard, Traci 226 Howe, John 82, 263 Howes, Tracy 266 Hoyt, Matthew 2 1 8 Hubbard, Dean 12, 140, 141, 142, 143, 153, 194 Huber, Steve 100 Huckins, John 179 Hudlemeyer, Christina 104, 105, 223, 232 Hudson, Susan 179 Hudson and Perrin Hall Coun- cil 228, 229 Huebner, Patricia 179, 263 Huffman, James 166, 240, 254 Huffman, Lee 240, 241 , 252, 254 Hughes, Elizabeth 242, 247, 254 Hughes, Gary 216 Hughes, Steve 179 Huke, Carrie 43, 221, 231, 234, 251, 263 Hull, Sheila 48, 216, 254 Hullinger, Troy 264 Hume, Timothy 179, 221, 239 Hummer, Mark 179 Humphrey, Mary 161 Humphreys, Chris 110, 179 Hunt, Bud 153 Hunt, Cynthia 161 Hunt, Larry 110, 161 Hunt, Lloyd 82, 97, 179 Hunt, Richard 132, 133, 161, 258 Huntley, Timothy 226 Hunziger, Deborah 179, 252 Hurd, Kimbra 161 Hurlbert, David 218 Hurst, James 100, 223 Hurst, Kimberly 179 Huskey, Rebecca 252 Husted, Rebecca 213 Huston, Mark 263 Hutcheon, Jeffrey 100, 101, 102, 103, 224 Hutchins, Leslie 10 Hutson, Kurt 57, 74, 75, 161, 223 Hutton, Tina 179 Hutzler, Elizabeth 179 Hymes, Edward 179, 258 Ighoyivwi, Michael 161, 221, 242 Immel, Matthew 179 Imonitie, Emmanuel 234, 251 Individual Sports 112, 113 Industrial Technology Club 228, 229 Ingram, Michael 162, 223, 256 Inman, Jim 221 Iowa Drinking Age 38, 39 Inter-Fraternity Council 19, 228, 229 Ireland, John 153 Irvin, Douglas 162, 218, 234, 258 Irwin, Emily 250, 251 ltes, Roger 266 Iyer, Ravi 216, 240, 251,252 Jack, Andrea 32, 264 Jackson, Kenneth 179 Jackson, Kurt 18, 229, 256 Jackson, Leslie 231 Jackson, Marcy 248 Jackson, Peter 153 James, Anthony 213, 215, 226 James, Tammy 104, 179 Jamison, Deann 179 Jaques, Michelle 229, 248, 258 Jardak, Elizabeth 180 Jasinski, John 40, 196 Jelavich, Mark 153, 234 Jelinek, Lorrie 180 Jenkins, Dacia 180 Jenkins, Holly 51, 180 Jenkins, JoAnn 121 Jenkins, Karen 180 Index 273 1 J Jenkins, Kevin 216 Kinder, Theresa 218 Lade, Bob 109, 110, 221 Jenkins, Richard 240, 254 Ife .A King, Anthony 231 Laing, Ann 229 Jenkins, Shayne, 234 King, Cheryl 180 Lambright, Donovan 181 Jennings, Darrell 180 mr B King, Cherie 82, 83, 96, 97, Lamer, Fred 124, 153, 167, Jennings, Keenan 260, 261 B fl Jr 224, 232, 240 202, 247 Jennings, Kimberly 162, 223 pi King, Elaine 180, 218, 224, Lamont, Laura 163, 214, 215 Jennings, Matt 256 231 Landers, Michael 247 Jennings, Sherry 180 ■h King, Kevin 66 Lane, Terri 181, 231 Jensen, Jeff 180, 266 m . King, Kristy 248 Lang, Bruce 218 Jensen, Laura 180, 226, 248 m m King, Robert 180, 264 Lange, Michelle 27, 258 Jensen, Monte 234, 247 f King, Spencer 180 Langford, Kelley 181, 261, Jensen, Sandra 180, 248 King, Tammy 110, 180,224, 266 Jensen, Thomas, 40 225, 246 Langford, Marilyn 181, 185 Jessen, Linda 180 King, Terry 153 Langin, Monica 181 Jewell, Duane 153, 213, 256 Kabiser, Ann 180 King, Todd 82 Lanoha, Laura 163, 174, 245, Jochens, Beth 19, 263 Kafton, Brenda 180 Kinnison, Steven 251 264 Johnson, Amy 130 Kahler, Lea 163 Kish, Amy 67 Larsen, John 181 Johnson, Andrea 180, 203, Kahler, Tracey 180, 261 Klein, David 258 Larsen, Valonda 247 231, 245, 252 Kaldenberg, Matthew 180 Klenklen, Bradley 163 Larson, Alan 216 Johnson, Angela 82 Kampman, Paula 130 Klinzman, Christopher 47, 65, Larson, Dave 252 Johnson, Bonnie 180 Kane, Bradley 180 163, 167, 242 Larson, Holly 69, 163, 240, Johnson, Gwen 162 Kappa Alpha Psi 260, 261 Klocke, Jennifer 180, 261 242, 254 Johnson, James 74, 77, 90 Kappa Delta Pi 228, 229 Knapp, Alan 82, 180 Larson, Kevin 125, 221 Johnson, Jody 104, 180 Kappa Omicron Phi 230, 231 Knapp, David 258 Lauer, Jane 181, 256 Johnson, Kenna 162, 226 Kappa Sweethearts 260, 261 Knight, Angela 226, 252 Laumann, Joe 236, 237 Johnson, LeAnn 180, 224, Kardell, Lisa 53, 264 Knight, Lynette 122 Lauridsen, James 216, 217 247, 252 Karg, Lisa 180 Knoll, Kirsten 180, 232, 236, Lawman, Joe 181 Johnson, Luke 180 Karstens, Tara 256 237, 242 Lawrence, Bert 82 Johnson, Matt 180 Kastens, Laura 31, 163, 234, Knorr, John 240, 252 Lawrence, Robert 226, 232 Johnson, Michelle 153, 180 248, 261 Kobbe, Kristina 254 Lawson, Century 181, 261 Johnson, Monique 237, 266 KDLX 9, 230, 231 Kocsis, Susanne 180 Leach, JoAnn 229 Johnson, Parker 153 Keenan, Dawn 161 Koenig, Susan 136, 181, 245 Leatherman, Steve 218 Johnson, Patrick 180 Keith, Kevin 30, 163, 229, Kohel, Lisa 256 Lee, Andrea 181, 264 Johnson, Priscilla 180 244, 245, 252, 256 Kok, Hong 252, 284 Lee, Michael 82, 97 Johnson, Rodney 180 Kellar, Eric 38 Kolbe, Chris 43 Leeper, Roy 43 Johnson, Ronelle 180 Keller, Danny 153 Kolenc, Koleen 153 Legg, Michelle 181 Johnson, Stephanie 180, 237 Kelley, Michael 258 Koncemed Individuals Dedi- Lehenbauer, Gregg 224 Johnson, Stephen 221 Kelly, Alfred 69 cated to Students 230, 231 Lehman, Cindy 224 Johnson, Susan 218, 224 Kelly, Brendan 180, 231 , 258 Koonce, Clayton 266 Lehman, Michael 258 Johnston, Christine 256 Kelly, Christina 87 Kordick, Kevin 195 Lehman, Tom 256 Johnston, Susan 256 Kelly, Doug 69, 176 Kortmuar, Lori 24 Lehna, Diann 266 Joiner, Duke 82 Kelly, Jeffrey 97, 180 Korver, Jill 181, 224 Leib, Sara 181, 240 Jones, Cathi 69, 87, 162 Kelly, John 258 Kostecki, Kurt 82 Leintz, Kelly 87,104 Jones, Cheryl 180, 234 Kelly, Lisa 180 Koster, Jeffery 234, 246, 247 Leirer, Elaine 256 Jones, Doug 237 Kelly, Sue 180 Kottenbrock, Anton 263 Lempka, Ann 181 Jones, Jayson 74 Kelsey, Kathy 79, 163, 232 Kramer, Ernest 115 Lenguadora, Matt 110 Jones, Jean 113, 180, 209 Kemp, Christopher 80, 81 Kregel, Darrin 181 Lenhart, Jeffrey 181 Jones, Jeff 180 Kempker, Dana 153 Kretzer, Stephanie 263 Lentz, Daniel 181 Jones, Keith 153 Kenagy, Sharon 180, 231 Krinninger, Scott 82, 224, Leonard, Mahmond 221 Jones, Kenneth 163 Kendall, Larry 258 232 Leonard, Jay De 32, 218, Jones, Paul 69 Kennedy, Andrea 180 Kumm, Eric 216, 237 229, 258 Jones, Randy 263 Kennedy, Kaye 180, 266 Kunels, Nick 231, 264 Leonard, Jill 48, 216, 217, Jones, Warren 10, 266 Kennell, Sherry 161, 248 KXCV 230, 231 254 Jorgensen, Joseph 163 Kenner, Jean 153, 221 Leonard, Ricky 163, 221, 232 Jorgensen, LuAnn 180 Kenner, Morton 153 Leong, Yit Ket 239 Jorgensen, Paul 180 Kenney, Anne 163, 221 , 223, Lesiak, Patrick 163, 220, 221 , Judge, David 111, 180 240, 248 229 Judkins, Patrick 180 Kerkhoff, Meal 258 Kern, Roger 234 Kerr, Debby 180, 215, 248, 252, 253, 285 Kessler, Caelene 180 Kest, Jodi 87 Kester, Rick 100 Kettelhake, Lloyd 180 Ketterman, Polly 247, 252 Khalid, Al 163 Khorasani, Ebrahim 163 Kiileen, Bradley 112 Kimball, Rick 180 jLmmf Lester, Thomas 82 Letzig, Michelle 53, 264 Lewis, Denise 213, 226 Lewis, Dirk 258 Lewis, Jackie 181 Lewis, Linda 163, 221, 229 Lewis, Ruth 153 Liahona 232, 233 Lim, Janty 181, 221 Lincoln, Greg 263 Link, Sandy 117, 163, 229, 245, 248, 254 Linn, Linda 213, 163, 264 Linnenkamp, Kurt 259 1 1 1 I 274- ndex 1.216.211 Music Country Music Awards Best Country Song: " Grandpa " The Judds Country Male Singer: George Strait Country Female Singer: Reba Mclntyre Country Group: The Judds New Artist: Dwight Joakam Country Female Singer of the Year, Reba Mclntyre continued her chart success with the hit single " Somebody Should Leave. " The Judds, a mother-daughter duo, were voted Country Group of the Year and record- ed " Grandpa, " the best country song. Linquist, Douglas 181 Linson, Lisa 181 Linthicum, Staci 231 Liston, Joseph 181, 266 Liston, Wade 242, 243 Litte, Bruce 153 Litterick, Katharine 38 Loar, Cynthia 182, 224 Lockard, Valerie 163, 213, 221, 258, 263 Loew, Robert 256 Lohnes, Mark 263 Loida, Ron 251 Lombardo, Marc 162 Long, Alton 95 Long, Brenda 182 Long, David 264 Long, Jacquelyn 182, 221, 224, 232 Long, Wu Cheng 221 Longabaugh, Keith 163 Longley, Robert 182 Lord, Bob 90 Lorenz, Michael 17, 182 Lorimor, Brent 216 Lose, Leanne 234 Losh, Veronica 224 Lovell, James 216, 254 Lowry, Edward 1 82 Ludden, Keith 154 Luke, Marilyn 182 Luke, Randy 1 1 1 Luke, Stephen 189,212,213 Luke, Tim 218, 219, 224 Lundberg, David 224 Lundy, Jill 182 Lunning, Michelle 263, 267 Luppens, Albert 163, 224, 234, 254 Luppens, Pam 266 Lurkowski, Karen 163, 218 Luse, Leanne 182, 221 Lustgraaf, Cynthia 38, 202 Lutes, Lisa 23, 53, 57, 163, 216, 221, 248, 251 Lutheran Campus Center 232, 233 Lyle, Jill 159, 231 Lyman, Karen 87, 163, 223 Mace, Richard 45 Mackey, Shannon 182 Maclafferty, Julie 182 Macy, Charles 242, 252, 254, 255 Mader, Maureen 213, 221, 223 Madhu, Sanjay 251 Madison, Diane 182, 248 Magers, Mike 182, 258 Mahlberg, Kelly 221 Mahurin, Chestina 213 Major, Brian 252 Majors, Laura 182, 196, 251 Malcom, Anita 182, 223, 240, 246, 266, 267 Mallen, Keith 254 Malson, Debra 248 Mandrell, Louise 44, 45 Manes, Julie 242, 254 Mann, Gregory 23, 24, 234, 246, 247, 258 Manning, Jeff 182, 266 Manville, John 264 Mao, Vaovasa 24, 95 Marcelino, Parra 163 Marker, Lora 224, 264 Marshall, Deborah 163 Martens, Lisa 248 Marth, Dawn 163 Martial Arts 82, 83 Martin, Joseph 237 Martin, Kristine 182 Martin, Rick 74 Martin, Teresa 115, 247 Martz, Natalie 240 Maske, Amy 182 Mason, Samuel 230, 258 Mass Communications Student Advisory Council 232, 233 Mathisen, Dean 128 Mattes, Jeffrey 216 Matthews, Christine 240 Matthews, Lisa 163 Matthews, Paul 258 Mattson, Erma 163 Mattson, Jeffrey 111, 182 Mattson, Lori 182, 229, 231, 251 Mattson, Marsha 182, 229, 230, 231, 248 Mattson, Michael 163, 218, 229, 263 Maudlin, Dale 135 Maurer, Andrew 182, 218, 223 Maxwell, Dwight 248 Maxwell, Mickie 182, 264 Maxwell, Venessa 53, 150, 151, 163, 215, 240, 242, 252, 254 May, Leland 126, 127, 224 May, Todd 74 Maynes, Susan 182, 245 McAfee, Steve 182 McBride, Gary 262, 263 McCane, Brian 218 McCartney, John 182 McClemons, Amy 182, 248, 249, 258, 264 McCIintock, Dawn 131, 182 McClinton, Tobe 182, 215 McClune, Grant 27, 226, 251 McClure, Shelly 79, 223, 232, 261 McCombs, Mark 234 McCoole, Kerri 164, 171, 256, 257 McCowen, Kenton 156 McCown, Eugene 154 McCoy, Michael 224 McCulloch, DeeDee 82, 223 McCullough, Tod 264 Index 275 McCunn, Nancy 182, 236, 252 McDade, Monica 182, 226, 261 McDaniel, Mark 182, 222 McDermott, LeAnn 20, 263 McDonald, Darin 182 McDonald, Gary 154, 218 McDonald, Kenneth 164 McDonald, Merry 154, 218 McDonald, Michael 38 McDowell, Colleen 182, 218 McDowell, Kim 256 McElwain, Richard 182 McEvoy, Anthony 154, 262 McEvoy, Anthony 16, 80 McEvoy, Stacey 80, 81 McGee, Melodie 182, 240, 248 McGinnis, Steve 87 McGivney, Erin 43, 182 McGruder, William 234, 258 McGuire, Alfonso 182 McHenry, Lynn 182 Mcintosh, Kelly 182 McKee, Shawn 263 McKee, Terry 164 McKenna, Joyce 24 McKeown, Susan 164, 229, 248 McKinnie, Gary 200 McKinney, Mark 226 McKnight, Lorie 162, 231 McLain, David 182 McLaughlin, David 240, 242, 254 McLaughlin, J. Patrick 154, 218, 240 Mclaughlin, Thomas 47, 216, 217 McLaughlin, Tim 254 M-Club 232, 233 McMahon, B.J. 130, 182, 241 McMillen, Jerold 182 McMillen, Joseph 80 McMullen, Carla 182, 266 McNeely, Melinda 121, 182, 226, 248, 251 McPherson, Patricia 182 McVay, Susan 264 Meacham, Jay 164, 218, 250, 251, 258 Meek, Kim 171 Mees, Jill 164, 263 Mees, John 142, 143, 154, 183, 246 Meier, Sandra 164, 213, 223, 245 Meier, Victoria 182, 256 Meiler, Kenneth 218 Meily, Robert 258 Melius, Annette 79 Melvin, Richard 182 Mendenhall, Heidi 164, 264 Meng, Amy 182, 266 Mennicke, Christine 248 Men ' s Basketball 101, 102, 103, 104 Mertz, Paul 19, 182 Messer, Todd 182, 237 Messman, Amy 236 Metzger, Kay 115, 182 Meyer, Diane 182 Meyer, Nancy 110, 164, 252, 254, 285 Meyer, Shari 78, 79 Meyers, Mark 183 Mickels, Ann 164, 221, 263 Middlebrook, Boyd 183 Middleton, Ann 183 Miesbach, David 248 Mihalovich, Steven 164 Miles, Stanley 215 Miles, Susan 164, 248 Miller, Andria 164, 193,214, 215, 216 Miller, Miller, 234 254 Miller, Miller, Miller, Miller, Miller, Miller, Miller, Miller, Miller, Miller, Miller, Miller, Angela 248, 229 Arthur 164, 218,221, , 242, 243, 246, 252, 258 Cynthia 224, 229, 242 Dan 213 Darren 183 Denise 79, 183, 232 Edward 164, 218, 224 Gary 55, 164 Jeffrey 215 John 43, 159, 256 Laura 164 Lenora 224, 229 Leslie 248 Mark 183, 256 Music K. .; " !:«.. i On their way to a platinum album, the Bangles hit number one with their sin- gle " Walk Like an Egyptian. " Proving they could sparkle without David Lee Roth, Van Halen hit number one for the first time with their album 5150, featuring new lead singer Sammy Hagar. Grammy Award Winners Album of the Year: " Graceland " Paul Simon Song of the Year: " That ' s What Friends Are For " Dionne Friends Warwick and Pop Male of the Year: Steve Winwood Higher Love Pop Female Vocalist of the year: Barbara Streisand The Broadway Album Miller, Michelle 78, 79, 164, 232 Miller, Steve 67, 164 Miller, Wendy 183, 248, 249 Milligan, Brenda 264 Milligan, Rose 183, 248 Mink, Eric 223 Minter, Kenneth 154, 219 Mirzamani, Ahmad 164 Mitchell, Amy 240 Mitchell, Byron 252 Mocker, Amy 183, 266 Mocker, Jeffrey 164 Moe, Jeffrey 20 Mohl, Gayle 183 Moldenhauer, Donald 74, 76 Monson, Cyrus 184 Montague, Dale 63 Montgomery, Bob 256 Monthei, Dale 52 Moody, Susan 164 Mooney, Kindra 184 Moore, James 25, 95 Moore, Cara 184, 247, 252, 284 Moore, David 184 Moore, Donald 184 Moore, Jane 184 Moore, Lisa 256 Moore, Lynn 164, 232, 242, 243, 246, 247 Moore, Mia 237 Moore, Stephen 184 Moorlam, Valerie 242 Moorman, Danielle 266 Moppin, Ronald 184, 237, 258 Morahed, Lori 184 Morgan, John 100 Morgan, Lisa 231 Morley, Richard 264 Morrill, Catherine 266 Morris, Christy 184 Morris, Teresea 70 Morriss, Shelly 163 Morrissey, Kathleen 264 Morsden, Roel 258 Moss, Martha 154, 240 Moss, Stephen 25, 164, 229, 266 Mothershead, Harmon 68 Mothershead, Kimbal 68, 258 Mowers, Lisa 33 Mueller, Paul 263 Mullin, Stacia 224 Mullins, Yvette 226, 261 Mulnix, Allan 215 Mulugeta, Taterework 164 Murphy, Ricky 184 Murray, Angela 216, 264 Murray, Kelly 28, 164, 261 Murray, Stacie 104, 184 Musfeldt, Kurt 226 Muskus, Thomas 154 Mutz, Helen 154 Myers, Douglas 218 276 Index ' ' «,; « 154, 219 Jwad 164 y240 (164 Nagle, Jean 154, 242 Nagle, Paula 164 Nakagawa, Yoshinori 252 Nally, Christopher 263 Nation, Diane 256 National Residence Hall Honorary 234, 235 Navara, Michele 79 NCTV 167 Neddemnan, Robert 154 Neff, Scott 184 Nehring, Stephen 23, 240, 252 Neighbors, Colletta 33, 184, 232, 233, 252, 253, 263, 285 Neill, David 213, 218, 224, 245 Nekolite, Becky 164 Nelson, Bud 110 Nelson, Chaddrick 97, 184, 224 Nelson, Chris 5, 130 Nelson, Chr istine 184 Nelson, Donnal 112 Nelson, John 5, 130 Nelson, Lori 164, 247, 285 Nelson, Michael 10, 258 Nelson, Steven 74 New, Richard 154 Newbauer, Scott 256 Newkirk, Loren 164, 226 Newman Center 234, 235 Nichols, Barton 247 Nielsen, Roger 266 Nielson, Chip 184 Niemann, Lori 184, 232, 234 Niles, Michael 254 Nish, Martin 218, 224 Noellsch, Paul 184 Nolan, Amy 22, 256 Nolan, Jeffrey 256 Nold, Eric 248 Nordee, Lawrence 184 Norman, Brian 184, 254, 255 North and South Hall Council 236, 237 Northwest Cheerleaders 236, 237 Northwest Missourian 236, 237 Norton, Jason 57, 164, 205, 238 Nothstine, Donald 216 ISowak, David 184 Nowatzke, Dennis 28, 237 Nude Model 122, 123 Null, Emily 264 Nunn, Terri 44, 45 O ' Brien, Cory 62 O ' Connell, Dennis 229, 256 O ' Connell, John 164, 215 O ' Connell, Pamela 213 O ' Connell, Sonya 215 O ' Connor, Eric 264 O ' Dell, Beth 181, 239, 248 O ' Dell, Nishi 205 O ' Riley , Teresa 1 84, 25 1 , 256 Oates, Barbara 154, 216, 263 Oats, Ana 264 Oftendahl, Janie 184 Ogle, Susan 164 Ohlinger, Lynne 184, 231 Olerich, Jill 184 Olney, Bradley 164 Oltman, Lisa 29, 184, 261 Oltman, Sara 247, 252 Omicron Delta Epsilon 238, 239 102 River Club 236, 237 Orme, Beverly 184, 264 Ortmeier, Brad 82, 232, 240 Oslrt, Laurie 164 Oster, Edward 2, 164, 177, 218, 221, 223, 224, 225, 234, 251 Oster, David 164 Osweiler, Michelle 263 Over, Kerry 256 Overton, William 184 Owen, Martin 109, 221 Owens, Jeffrey 164 Oxford, Noble 164 Oyler, Elizabeth 164 Oxborne, Jeff 264 Pace, Kathryn 254 Palmeiro, Carrie 184 Palmer, Charlotte 184 Palmer, Sherry 184 Palmquist, Sonya 164 Panhellenic Council 19, 211, 238, 239 Pappert, Joan 164, 224, 225, 226, 231 Park, Colleen 261 Park, Kathy 79, 184 Park, Wendy 252 Parker, Bryan 258 Parker, Cara 258 Parman, Vernon 184 Parmelee, Bruce 133 Parrott, Amy 19, 165, 234, 263 Pasi, Mahmood 221 Parsons, Andrea 165 Parsons, Susan 216 Party Games 66, 67 Patterson, Kevin 165 Patterson, Linda 252 Patterson, Peggy 184 Patton, Linda 243 Paulsen, Sally 184, 256 Paulsen, Tom 24, 165, 216, 217, 256, 257 Payne, Tara 184, 260, 261, 266 Pease, Christine 224, 245, 248 Pederson, Terry 267 Pedretti, Renee 165 Peebles, Qaylin 184, 226 Pelton, Deanna 248 Pendleton, Chuck 63 Penrod, Mark 184 Penrod, Paul 223 Perdew, Todd 184 Peregrine, Catherine 165 Perne, Sharon 184 Perrin, Jill 86, 87 Petersen, Beth 215, 252, 254 Petersen, Laura 248 Petersen, Leigh 165, 232, 244, 245 Petersen, Marcy 256 Petersen, Rodney 165, 232 Petersen, Todd 221 Petersen, Trace 74 Peterson, Qina 247, 252 Peterson, Jean 165, 218 Peterson, Kimberly 165, 231 Peterson, Marcy 184 Peterson, Michelle 184 Pettit, Amy 184 Petty, Janice 24 Pfannkuch, Kim Kay 98 Pfeifer, Shelley 184, 261 Pfeifler, Nancy 98, 99, 232, 264 Phelps, Curtis 258 . Phelps, Doug 184, 226 Phelps, Rebecca 232, 233 Phi Alpha Theta 238, 239 Phi Eta Sigma 238, 239 Philip, Heather 40, 184, 263 Phillip, Tony 82 Phillips, Glen 100, 102, 103 Phillips, John 237 PhiMu20, 24, 30, 262, 263 Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia 240, 241 Phi Sigma Kappa 22, 24, 113, 262, 263 Pi Beta Alpha 240, 241 Pickett, James 258 Pierce, Denise 184, 252, 284 Pierce, Tom 245 Piercy, David 165, 246, 252 Pilcher, Douglas 262, 263 Ping, Siew 193, 221 Pinkston, Don 110 Pi Omega Pi 240, 241 Piper, Mario 264 Pi Sigma Alpha 240, 241 Pistone, Mary 165,221,251, 248, 249 Pithan, Scott 234 Pixley, Rebecca 184 Place, Michael 184 Plackemeier, Melissa 184 Plain, Michael 184 Piatt, Chad 184 Plays 46, 47, 48, 49 Political Science Club 242, 243 Pollard, Robin 184,221,226, 252, 245 Pope, Tammy 81 Porter, Gregory 258 Porter, James 263 Porterfield, Kent 113 Potter, Sondra 165, 266 Pounds, Gayle 165, 213, 223 Powell, Michael 185 Powers, Deanna 223, 224 Powlishta, Kristin 252, 256 Prall, Dawn 165, 216, 217 Pre-Medical Club 242, 243 Prettyman, Norma 121 Preuss, Tina 185 Prewitt, Scott 263 Price, Joseph 234, 247 Price, Shelly 166, 231 Prichard, Vincent 166, 216 Priddy, Jeffrey 185 Priestley, William 166, 229, 258 Production Company 241, 242 Prorok, Patrick 231, 258 Prorok, Ronald 185, 258 Pruett, Ruston 194, 195 Psi Chi 241, 242 Psychology and Sociology Club 244, 245 Public Relations Society of America 244, 245 Puett, Deborah 256 Pugh, Destiny 252, 263 Pulley, Audra 234, 264 Purdy, Todd 263 Putnam, Dawn 185 Pyatt, Mark 82, 224, 232 Index 277 Quarti, Linda 175 Rabel, Shelley 130, 218, 251 Raineri, Edwin 185, 237 Rainmakers 58, 59 Rambaldo, Ronald 263 Ramsey, Kelly 185 Rangel, Marco 263 Ranum, Cynthia 21, 264, 266 Ranum, Jeffrey 110, 263 Rappelling and Drownproofing 128, 129 Ratashak, Kenneth 185 Rathke, Cynthia 27, 256 Rauch, Robert 185 Ray, Kimberly 23, 53, 251, 256 Read, Myrna 154 Reasoner, Bryan 166 Rechsteiner, David, 256 Rector, Craig 74, 222, 223, 225 Redman, Nova 185 Redmond, Jarvis 82 Reed, Darryl 260 Reed, Ed 229 Reed, Gina 256 Reed, Julie 216, 234, 235, 247, 254 Reed, Robyn 185, 229 Reed, Scott 70 Reed, Velma 10, 261 Reese, Colin 94, 263 Reeves, Sherri 87 Rehbein, Stephen 213 Rehmeier, John 212, 213 Reichert, Ann 185, 239, 261 Reichert, Gregory 238, 239 Reid, Clinton 256 Reif, Troy 166, 178, 179,256 Reiff, Jayme 67, 264 Reigelsberger, Andrew 166, 263 Reilly, Mary 36, 166 Reineke, Gary 240 Reisner, Cheryl 261 Religion 70, 71 Religious Life Council 244, 245 Renf roe, April 185,227,231 Residence Hall Association 244, 245 Reyes Varela, Gerardo 87 Reynolds, Diane 166, 213, 256, 264 Reynolds, Joseph 258 Reynolds, Lori 185, 263 Reynolds, Pamela 262, 263 Rhine, Janice 252 Rhoades, John 132 Rhoten, Constance 185 Rice, Amy 185, 205, 221, 229, 245, 248, 252 Rice, Lorinda 162 Richards, Brian 240, 241 , 252 Richards, Denise 166, 248 Richardson, Bradley 185, 237 Richardson, Cheryl 79 Richardson, Elaine 186, 215, 221 Richardson, Lynette 186, 229, 231 Richardson, Rusty 186 Ricker, Thomas 82, 96, 97, 263 Rickman, Ann 261 Rickman, Janice 213 Rickman, John 22 Riely, Roger 100 Riffle, Susan 186, 252 Rigby, Jeannie 186 Riley, Jennifer 186, 231 Riley, Nancy 154 Riley, Nicole 266 Ring, Lisa 266 Ring, Michelle 7, 186 Ring, Stephen 256 Ringgenberg, John 186 Rinner, Kelly 186 Riordan, Jeannine 245 Rios, Jon 186 Ripperger, Lynn 186 Rischer, Bradley 92 Risher, Gus 87 Rivalry 10,11 Roach, Anita 186 Robbins, Jeanne 186, 239, 256 Robinson, Ted 141, 142 Roberta Hall 6, 174 Roberts, David 33, 218, 229, 258 Roberts, Kendall 27, 166 Robins, Jeanne 229 Robinson, Donald 186 Robinson, Christine 166, 215, 264 Robinson, Hope 215 Robinson, Rodney 258 Robison, Lisa 186, 256 Robotics 132, 133 Rodgers, Jeffrey 256 Rodriguez, Mario 258 Rogers, Leigh 186, 248 Rogers, Lisa 186, 266 Roggy, Mark 74, 186 Rohe, Diane 166, 218, 221 Rohlfs, Robert 248, 249 Rolland, Curtis 186 Romero, Kathleen 166, 262, 263 Rompdike, Randall 256 Rosewell, Mark 75, 86, 87 Ross, Andrew 263 Ross, Patricia 71, 186, 245, 254 Ross, Theophil 154 Ross, Wayde 215 Rossell, Douglas 166, 234, 235, 245, 247 Rossiter, Molly 124, 237 Roston, Kirk 26, 226 ROTC Color Guard 246, 247 ROTC Military Science III 234, 235 ROTC Military Science IV 234, 235 ROTC Rangers 246, 247 Roudybush, Gary 245 Rounds, Christine 186 Rouw, Steven 188, 226, 229, 234, 245, 252 Rowland, Doug 186 Rowlett, Paul 251, 263 Royal, Kevin 213, 223 Royer, Kathy 82 Royer, Shari 166, 266 Ruckman, Steve 187, 258 Rugaard, Kevin 185, 266 Ruggle, Kevin 254 Rumpeltes, Teri 266 Runde, Keith 213 Runge, Russell 57, 229 Runyan, Todd 110, 187,266 Ruoff, Kathleen 264 Rupe, Hobert 187, 229, 258 Rush 18, 19 Ruth, Rich 58, 59 Ryan, Joseph 146, 147, 154 Ryan, Patrick 131, 167,221, 229 Ryle, Douglas 97, 187 Saad, lsameldeen 167 Sachau, Christina 187 Sackman, Jarvis 187 Saemisch, Lisa 187 Sahle, Zelalem 167 Sallee, Kerry 18, 187, 251, 264 Sallehudin, Hasnan 209 Salmon, Eric 218, 251, 258 Sammons, Stephanie 224 Sampson, Andre 87 Samson, Betty 79, 81 Sanders, Jeffrey 187, 258 Sanders, Richard 234 Sandquist, Rick 74 Sanny, Melissa 187, 222, 223, 240, 266 Saucerman, James 154 Saunders, Timothy 224 Savard, Steve 90, 91 Sayre, Lucinda 187 Scanlan, Patricia 16, 187 Schaaf, Robert 187 Schaben, Gary 258 Schacherbauer, Terri 136, 187 Schacherbauer, Tracy 187 Schaffer, Angie 187, 264 Schaefer, Justin 263 Schatz, Neal 187, 212, 213, 222, 223 Scheel, Teresa 167 Schell, Teresa 213 Schendt, Brian 187 Schendt, Cheryl 167, 221, 248 Schenk, Kimberly 42, 187, 229, 245, 252 Schicker, Christine 187, 261 Schieber, Brenda 187 Schieber, Janet 79, 167, 263 Schieber, Stacy 264 Schieszer, David 229, 264 Schilling, Shirley 187 Schilter, Amy 1 67 Schleeter, Patrick 33, 167, 263 Schmitz, Dean 187 Schmitz, Rick 187 Schmitz, Wendy 167, 242 Schneider, Alan 167 Schneider, Carolyn 187, 221 Schneider, Charles 229, 266 Schneider, Craig 263 Schneider, Lori 104, 105 Schnider, Carolyn 110 Schofer, Robert 240 Schrader, Sandy 154 Schreck, Dorie 62 Schreck, Marie 264 Schreck, Phillip 167, 252, 264 Schreiner, Kent 187, 224, 226, 234 Schulte, Catherine 98 Schultz, Charles 46,49 Schultz, Craig 187 Schultz, Jeffrey 187 Schultz, Patricia Bowers 154 Schwenk, William 48, 124, 188, 230 Science Lab Classes 130, 131 Scimeca, Lisa 264 Scott, Anastasia 188, 251 Scott, Beth 167, 256 Mil Index her se ney I Emm; secuti Janet trol " i bym, wasn ' t in the Scott, J Scribner Scroggie Scroggie 2 29 Scudder Searcy, Sells, Ju Sequeira Shackelf 249 Shackelf Shackell Shafer, I Shaffer, Shaffie, Shahbaz Sharif, Sharp, I Sharp, F 224, Sharp, Sharp, i Sharpe, Shatswi 234, Shaw, E Shaw, 1 Shawve Sheets, 248, Musi Building on the success of her self-titled album, Whit- ney Houston picked up Emmy Awards for two con- secutive years. Janet Jackson took " Con- trol " with her platinum al- burn, proving Michael wasn ' t the only supertalent in the family. Grammy Award Winners: Female Rhythm and Blues Vocalist: Anita Baker New Artist: Bruce Hornsby and the Range Pop Instrumental: Theme from " Top Gun " Male Country Vocal Performance: Ronnie Milsap " Lost in the Fifties Tonight " Female Country Vocal Performance: Reba Mclntyre " Whoever ' s in New England " Scott, John 1 9, 242 Scribner, Kenneth 218 Scroggie, Lea 188 Scroggie, Rochelle 167, 221, 229 Scudder, Michael 154 Searcy, Sloane 157 Sells, Judy 188 Sequeira, Leon 226, 245, 252 Shackelford, Diana 167, 248, 249 Shackelford, Donna 167, 248 Shackelford, Janice 188, 256 Shafer, Brian 188 Shaffer, Lisa 188 Shaffie, Hussian 197 Shahbazi, Peggy 167 Sharff, Shari 263 Sharp, Lisa 188, 248 Sharp, Randy 167,216, 218, 224, 231, 245 Sharp, Scott 155, 256 Sharp, Shawn 223 Sharpe, Kevin 252, 285 Shatswell, Stephanie 168, 234, 248, 252, 261 Shaw, Elizabeth 223 Shaw, Tammi 17, 188 Shawver, Jon 188 Sheets, Ronda 23, 168,229, 248, 256, 258 Sheil, Sean 154 Shelton, James 188 Shelton, Sue 188, 266 Shemwell, Jennifer 188, 263 Shenefield, Larry 258 Shepard, Robert 254, 255 Shepherd, Kristian 240, 266 Sherman-Proehl, Laurabelle 154 Sheu, Ching-Huei 188 Shevling, Erin 216, 254 Shields, Donald 234 Shier, Wesley 188 Shine, Julie 188, 266 Shinneman, Becky 17 Shipley, Frances 154 Shires, Wende 176 Shirk, Brett 188, 256 Shockley, Andrew 55, 258 Short, Douglas 208, 237 Shorthand 136, 137 Siadati, Bi Jan 197 Sickels, John 188 Sigma Gamma Epsilon 248, 249 Sigma Phi Epsilon 31, 32, 262, 263 Sigma Sigma Sigma 20, 23, 264, 265 Sigma Society 248, 249 Sigma Tau Gamma 264, 265 Simily, Kelly 188 Simmons, Lolz 79, 81 Simmons, Scott 100, 103 Simms, Jene 230 Simms, Lionel 224 Simms, Paul 188, 256 Simpson, Allen 82, 240 Simpson, Deborah 233, 250, 251 Simpson, Robert 74, 232 Sims, Jane 168, 171, 231, 224, 240 Sims, Sarah 189 264 Sinn, Christine 189 Sinn, Lionel 100, 101, 102, 103, 154 Skalberg, Annissa 189, 192, 224 Skarda, Wesley 189 Skeed, Phil 189, 263 Sklenar, James 259 Slagle, Todd 168, 229 Slater, Beth 189, 229, 231, 245 Slater, David 225 Slaybaugh, Gregory 21 1 , 229, 258 Sloan, Jason 245 Slump, Kris 264 Slumlords 64, 65 Smail, Kirby 226, 248 Small Business Development Center 134, 135 Smasal, Tina 189, 237 Smeltzer, Jim 69, 258 Smeltzer, Lisa 48, 69, 168, 216, 254, 255 Smeltzer, Sherry 82, 189 Smethers, Steven 154 Sm th, Anita 189, 216, 221, 252 Smith, Charles 263 Smith, Christine 18, 263 Smith, Darla 215 Smith, Greg 70 Smith, Jeffrey 189, 237 Smith, Kelly 221 Smith, Melissa 82, 189 Smith, Melody 251 Smith, Michelle 189, 252 Smith, Rebecca 189, 261 Smith, Robert 263 Smith, Rodney 168 Smith, Shawn 189 Smith, Sonya 189, 237 Smith, Stacey 23, 261 Smith, Ted 263 Smith, Teri 226 SMS-AHEA 248, 249 Snelson, James 237 Snook, Jamie 4, 168, 251, 263 Index 279 _ii_ Snyder, Ron 25, 161 Snyder, Teresa 189, 229 Softball 80, 81 Sohl, Kevin 189, 223, 240, 246 Solheim, RoAnne 147 Sommer, Kristopher 264 Sorensen, Alaine 189 Sorensen, Alan 189 Sorensen, Kathy 52, 189 Sorfonden, Mark 189 Spainhower, Jennifer 189 Sparks, Becky 82 Sparks, Luria 189 Speckmann, Kristine 189, 229 Spencer, Todd 234 Spies, Rick 266 Spisak, Andy 224 Spitzmiller, Todd 189 Sportsman, Kelly 97 Spurgeon, Scott 224 Stabe, Janie 237, 240 Stadati, Bijan 168 Stadlman, Rollie 124 Stahla, Rex 252, 264 Stahmer, Andrew 178, 189, 223, 231 Stalder, Robert 168, 258 Stallings, Tim 240 Standard, Angela 189, 226 Starke, Catherine 168, 242 Staten, Belinda 189 Steel, Roberta 174 Steele, David 189 Steelman, Scott 168, 237, 242 Steffensen, Julie 86, 87 Steffensmeier, Steve 189, 258, 259 Steiger, Shantea 261 Steinhauser, David 131, 218 Steinhauser, Joseph 218 Steinkamp, Cora 189 Steinke, Tina 168, 216, 221, 248 Stephan, Penny 236, 237, 245 Stephan, Denny 189 Stephens, Mary 226, 229 Steppers 250, 251 Stereotypes 54, 55, 56, 57 Stevens, Allen 173 Stewart, Brett 189 Stewart, Jay 224, 226 Stewart, Michelle 189, 224, 231 Stice, Randall 189 Stiles, James 189 Stillman, Eugene 168, 260 Stockwell, Shauna 189, 248 Stoll, Catherine 52, 189 Stoll, Jeff 216 Stoll, Norman 18, 256, 257 Stoll, Susan 189 Stone, Sherry 256 Stone, Sue 189, 242 Stony, Gary 256 Story, David 244 Storey, Stephanie 78, 79 Stoulil, Michelle 99, 264 Stout, Stephan 264 Stransky, Dean 81 Straub, Use 141, 240, 242, 243, 252, 254 Strauss, John 189 Streett, John 189 Stringham, Todd 52 Stoolil, Michelle 98 Stroud, Carmen 168 Strubert, Patrick 168, 221 Stuart, Marti 169 Stuart, Shelli 189 Stucki, Warren 154 Student Ambassadors 250, 251 Student Chemical Society 250, 251 Student International Organi zation 250, 251 Student Missouri State Teacher ' s Association 248, 249 Student Senate 252, 253 Suess, Kristine 264 Suess, Mark 189, 266 Sullivan, Amy 189 Sullivan, Brad 94 Summa, Brad 189 Summers, Lorene 233 Sumner, Curtis 189, 252 Sundberg, David 184 Sundell, Bob 100, 102, 103 Sunkel, Robert 146, 147 Survival Weekend 35, 36 Sus, Marjorie 189, 266 Susich, Scott 21 Sutcliffe, Robert 74, 232 Sports Rose Bowl Arizona State 22 Michigan 15 Sugar Bowl Nebraska 30 LSU 15 Cotton Bowl Ohio State 28 Texas A M 12 Orange Bowl Oklahoma 14 Arkansas College Football Champion Penn State University College Basketball Champion Louisville Pro Basketball Champion Boston Celtics Super Bowl New York Giants World Series New York Mets New York Mets Gary Carter is lifted in the air by relief pitcher Jesse Orosco fol- lowing the Mets 8-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox. Due to the detection of steriods in Oklahoma Soon- ers football player Brian Bosworth ' s system, he was not allowed to compete in the Orange Bowl. -Photo provided by University of Oklahoma Index It 21 et 74, 232 Sutherland, Scott 38, 242, 254 Swaney, Michael 176, 223 Swanson, Jamie 189 Swanson, Karin 264 Swanson, Lee 66 Swearingin, Debra 216, 261 Swee-Ming, Chin 189 Sweeney, Vincent 256 Swirczek, Carol 189 Sykes, Tracy 226 Symens, Greg 74, 77 Sypkens, Cynthia 189, 261 Tadlock, Timothy 263 Talbert, Deanna 46 Tallman, Jill 98 Talmadge, Mary 4, 256 Tan, Lip 169 Tapp, Karen 256 Tarwater, James 189, 202 Tatro, Pamela 224, 256 Tatum, Rod 189, 247 Tau Kappa Epsilon 25, 33, 266, 267 Tauman, Jill 264 Tavernaro, Julie 12 Taylor, Eric 189 Taylor, Felecia 48 Taylor, Lisa 263 Taylor, Lyle 224 Taylor, Rolf 266 Taylor, Scott 1 90 Taylor, Stephen 226 Teal, Rebecca 162 Techner, Randal 218 Tee, Siew 169 Teeter, Merle 2 1 8 Tennis 88, 89 Teno, Kevin 190, 240 Terhune, Sassandra 59 Terranova, Edward 190, 263 Terwilliger, Holly 190 Teson, Michael 197, 264 Teut, Robin 190 Thacker, Kathy 211 Thairatana, Patama 169 Thayer, John 218 Theobald, Michael 237 Thomas, Gregory 252 Thomas, John 190 ! Thomas, Scott 224 Thomas, Steve 252 -Thomas, Susan 98, 99, 169, 264 Thomas, Ted 47 Thompson, Carlene 213 Thompson, Gary 53 Thompson, Jeffrey 229 Thompson, Michel 141 Thompson, Lori 45, 190, 221, 232, 234 Thompson, Patricia 154 Thomsen, Vem 92 Thomson, Amy 190, 224 Thomson, James 169 Thornton, Mary 130 Thraen, Patricia 190, 248 Throckmorton, Robin 67 Thummel, Bradley 169 Tiefenthaler, Jay 29, 190, 266 Tiegs, Donna 75 Tierney, James 252 Tillman, Dawn 231 Tillman, Helen 190 Tiruneh, Tenagashaw 251 Tkes, Bob 190 Tobin, Patrick 266 Toft, Erik 190, 266 Tompson, Judith 263 Tower Choir 252, 253 Tower 4-H 252, 253 Tower Yearbook 252, 253, 284, 285 Towers, Tami 169, 251, 263 Town, Stephen 154 Townsend, Christina 190, 252, 263, 285 Track 84, 85 Trader, Kimberly 190 Trapp, Joed 45, 190, 266 Traylor, Michael 74 Trevino, Anthony 258 Trimble, Debora 190 Triska, Brenda 97, 190 Trowbridge, William 127 Truitt, Mary 1 90. 237 Irunkhill, Scott 169, 252, 253, 284, 285 Tucker. Tory 214, 215, 226 Turner, Tracy 19 Tutoring the Handicapped 120, 121 Twaddle, Brad 224, 242 Tye, Rodney 190, 226 tlgarcina, Branko 258 tlnger, William 258 University Players 254, 255 tlntiedt, Anita 190 tithe, Valerie 190 (Jzomah, Felix 147 Valentine, Greg 137 Valentine, Jamie 215, 218, 224, 248 Van Gorp, Kari 66 Van Orden, Robert 25, 167, 234, 247 Van Sickle, Joy 190, 224 Van Sickle, Mark 82, 97, 232 Van Vactor, Elizabeth 190, 229 VanDriver, Gary 190 VanDyke, Patricia 154 VanGundy, Stephen 190 VanZomeren, Wayne 245 Varner, Holly 266 Varnum, Cathy 79 Vaughn, Chris 190 Vaughn, Deana 169 Vaught, Lesa 266 Veasey, Robert 87 VerDught, Kirsten 232, 240 Vernick, Kalynn 70 Vernick, Warren 154 Vernon, Mark 264 Viets, Sheila 190 Vinardi, Douglas 234, 247 Viner, Wayne 154, 227 Vinton, Amy 264 Vinzant, Dennis 190 Violett, Becky 81 Vivian, Dorena 229 Voge, David 190 Vogel, Bradley 81, 169, 216 Vogelsmeier, Ronald 169, 213 Vohs, Joseph 190, 237 Volleyball 98, 99 Voss, Jeanne 1 7 1 , 1 90, 240, 248 Wachter, Barbara 213 Waddle, Deb 27, 245 Wagner, Glenn 55 Wagner, Rita 82, 97, 169, 223 Wagoner, Brian 159 Waiming, Edward 221 Waites, Scott 190 Wake, Bruce 174 Wake, Laura 261, 266 Walburn, Kent 266 Walden, Jane 251, 264 Walken, Rod 216 Walkenhorst, Bob 59, 60 Walker, Keith 169 Walker, Peggy 134, 169 Walker, Sharon 190 Walkwitz, Lisa 232, 233, 252 Wall, Kevin 190 Wallace, Julie 229 Wallace, Mark 87 Walsh, Michelle 190 Walters, Joan 264 Walters, Kristine 258 Walters, Steve 264 Walterscheid, Angela 190 Waltke, Annette 190 Wanigasinghe, Sudewa 203 Warburton, David 223 Wardojo, Justanti 169, 221, 251 Warner, Alan 208 Warner, James 97 Warren, Sheryl 247, 252 Wasco, Judith 234, 252, 256 Washington, Clairessa 82 Waters, Steven 252 Watkins, David 224, 232, 244, 245 Watkins, Jamie 237 Watson, Brice 74, 75, 77, 169, 229, 244, 245, 251 Watson, Diane 32, 169, 208, 260 Watts, David 224 Weathers, Cynthia 190, 245 Weaver, Brian 264 Webb, Foris 226 Webb, Angella 190 Webb, Gerald 190 Webb, Katherine 98, 264 Webb, Kenneth 240, 252 Webb, Samatha 162, 226 Webber, Jon 190, 266 Weber, Scott 74, 75, 169 Webster, Kathie 1 54, 245 Weddle, Clinton 213 Weekends 28, 29 Weeks, Dennis 154 Wehrspann, Theodore 190 Weickert, Jeff 229 Weigel, Kent 40, 169, 223 Weinkoetz, Terrill Weir, Ginger 12, 238, 266 Weisbrook, Geraldine 190, 213 Weiss, Kevin 82 Welch, Michael 190, 224 Wells, Amanda 263 Wells, Wendy 137 Wells Hall 124, 125 Index 281 Movies Oscar Nominations Best Picture of 1986: " Platoon " " A Room With A View " " Children of a Lesser God " " Hannah and Her Sisters " " The Mission " Best Actor: Paul Newman: " The Color of Money " Dexter Gordon: " Round Midnight " Bob Hoskins: " Mona Lisa " William Hurt: " Children of a Lesser God " James Woods: " Salvador " Best Actress: Jane Fonda: " The Morning After " Sissy Spacek: " Crimes of the Heart " Marlee Matlin: " Children of a Lesser God " Kathleen Turner: " Peggy Sue Got Married " Sigoumey Weaver: " Aliens " Best Supporting Actor: Tom Berenger: " Platoon " Willem Dafoe: " Platoon " Michael Caine: " Hannah and Her Sisters " Denholm Elliot: " A Room With A View " Dennis Hopper: " Hoosiers " Best Supporting Actress: Maggie Smith: " A Room With A View " Tess Harper: " Crimes of the Heart " Piper Laurie: " Children of A Lesser God " Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio: " The Color Of Money " Dianne Wiest: " Hannah and Her Sisters " Best Song: " The Glory of Love " : " Karate Kid Part II " " Life in a Looking Glass " : " That ' s Life " " Mean, Green Mother from Outer Space " : " Little Shop of Horrors " " Somewhere Out There " : " An American Tail " " Take My Breath Away " : " Top Gun " NOMINATED FOR 4 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS BEST PICTURE BEST DIRECTOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR BEST SCREENPLA Y TOM BERENGER AN ORION PICTURES RELEASE Tom Cruise ■ Kelly McGillis THE BEST OF THE BEST TOP GUN A PARAMOUNT PICTURE Sam Stone wanted to kill his wife. Then something wonderful happened. Danny DeVito Judge Reinhold Helen Slater Bette Midler RUTHLESS PEOPLE TOUCHSTONE FILMS m Wot Micl Mi! Car: 1 1% m HA AN SI! WIL MAR Index Of k MBAI10UI FAROS Woody Allen Michael Caine Mia Farrow Carrie Fisher iillis IT :ST HANNAH AND HER SISTERS AN ORION PICTURES RELEASE jpc;-i3] WILLIAM HURT MARLEE MATLIN Children of a Jgssergod H A PAHAMOUNT PICTURE Welsch, Marcella 240 Welsh, Christine 190 Wesley Center 254, 255 Westfall, Traci 191 Westheimer, Dr. Ruth 3, 9 Weston, Colli 191 Wexler, Bob 119 Weyer, Jeffrey 87 Weyer, Sherry 237, 256 Weymuth, Annelle 230 Weymuth, Richard 154 Weyrauch, Sean 191, 234 Wheeler, Darin 153, 169, 214, 215 Wheeler, Edee 169, 213 Wheeler, Tracey 191 Wellington, Sue 119 Whitaker, Karol 191 White, Edward 66, 232 White, Margaret 191 White Roses 266, 267 White, Scott 226 Whitham, Jeffrey 229 Whitt, Stevan 191, 266 Whittaker, D.L. 263 Widmer, Laura 154, 285 Wiederholt, Brenda 48, 216, 254 Wieslander, Jay 56, 258 Wiggins, Jerry 17 Wiggs, Chris 82 Wilburn, Frank 258 Wilcox, Karen 264 Wilcox, Kimberly 169, 256 Wilcox, Leslie 18, 264 Wilcox, Michael 165 Wilcoxon, Nathan 191 Wilcoxson, Nickarl 264 Wilde, Julia 191 Wilhelm, Bertha 169 Wilke, Robin 252, 263 Wilkinson, Judy 112, 264 Will, Wendy 45 Willett, Lisa 48, 169, 229, 254 Williams, Adonicca 82 Williams, Brenda 169 Williams, Cassandra 169, 224, 226, 242, 245 Williams, Dawn 169, 232, 252, 284, 285 Williams, Ingrid 226 Williams, Jennifer 52 Williams, Keith 260 Williams, Larry 100, 103 Williams, Lisa 191 Williams, Maurice 128, 129, 215 Williams, Melissa 191 Williams, Michael 82, 169, 223 Williams, Nick 191 Williams, Roger 215 Williams, Russell 47 Williams, Tamela 192, 215 Wilmes, Kenneth 220 Wilmes, Lorie 192 Wilmes, Ronald 234, 235 Wilmoth, Tracy 191, 263 Wilson, Charles 57, 213 Wilson, Ermel 162 Wilson, Karen 258, 263 Wilson, Kevin 169 Wilson, Lora 192 Wilson, Mia 192 Wilson, Michael 154 Wilson, Robert 192 Wilson, Ronald 192 Wilson, Stephen 192 Winstead, Wayne 104, 154 Winston, Carolyn 70 Winston, Robin 261 Winters, Douglas 263 Wise, Kevin 169, 226, 240, 252 Wisecarver, Mark 234, 247, 258 Wiseman, Lisa 192 Witt, Merrick 221 Wolf, Randall 53, 218, 229, 252, 266 Wolfe, Andrea 252 Wolfe, Cynthia 79, 81, 192, 229 Wolfe, Rhonda 67,192 Wollard, Dale 192 Wong, Wing-Sing 169 Woods, Doug 1 1 Woods, Roger 266 Woods, Teresa 128, 192, 252 Woodward, Stanley 169, 213, 222, 223, 288 Worthington, Denise 256 Wotteyne, Sue 192 Wright, David 15, 120, 130, 234 Wright, Deena 108, 226 Wright, Eric 192 Wright, Robin 169, 226, 227 Wrisinger, Randall 248, 252 Writz, Greg 258, 259 Wundrum, Rebecca 155 Wyant, James 61, 63, 155, 198 Wynne, Johanne 155, 226 Wysinger, Kenneth 57, 100, 103 Yepsen, Mary 261 Yoho, David 237 Yong, Audrey 192, 224 Yonke, Louise 1 92 Yotti, Jacinda 192, 224 You Know You ' re From North- west 72, 73 Young, Audrey 221 Young, Asa 4 Young, Debbie 261 Young Democrats 254, 255 Young Republicans 254, 255 Younger, Brian 192 Yap, Ching 192, 224, 232 Yates, John 112, 192, 224, 237 Yeary, Steven 258 Yeow, Soo 1 92 Zabel, Sara 266 Zakosek, Christine 192, 226, 245 Zanarini, Lori 192 Zapien, Ruby 169, 223 Zart, Kelly 29, 224 Zastrow, Teresa 258 Zierke, Kathleen 155, 234, 235 Zimmerman, Eric 133 Zimmerman, Kim 104, 263 Zirfas, Monica 155, 189 Zirfas, Robert 242, 243 Zumsande, Nicklaus 74 Zweifel, Thomas 215 229, 192, Index Creative ideas flow as Managing Editor Kevin Fullerton brainstorms on an editori- al cartoon. Fullerton did designs and art- work for the yearbook. -Photo by Nancy Meyer To insure the headlines and copy fit on the page properly, Cara Moore checks page de- signs for the mini-mag section. Moore was in charge of copy for the mini-mag, the news section of the Tower. -Photo by Nan- cy Meyer Work weekends keep the Tower staff busy as Editor Scott Trunkhill, Hong Kok, Cyn- thia Angeroth, Dawn Williams and Denise Pierce put the finishing touches on mini- mag stories. -Photo by Nancy Meyer A careful combination of chemicals are a necessity for darkroom technician Art Don- ley. Donley aided staff photographers by preparing chemicals and printing pictures. -Photo by Nancy Meyer It ' s geek to us -•sf -T " When I be- came a staff member, I wanted to make sure my work lived up to the Tower ' s tradition of excellence. " Dawn Williams It seemed all they did was work on the yearbook. Their social lives were put on hold; they paid room and board for places they rarely saw, and they often caught up on sleep during other classes. Students started calling them yearbook geeks and strangely enough the Tower staff didn ' t mind. All the long hours and hard work hardly seemed worth it at times. But why did athletes thrive on pain? Why did ROTC personnel play war games in the woods? And why did students pull all-nighters to study for tests? The rea- sons were the same for yearbook geeks. The Tower yearbook held a reputa- tion of excellence at Northwest and had earned national recognition since 1979. Behind each Tower, there was a staff which set out to carry on this repu- tation. The 1987 Tower staff was no exception. " When I became a staff member, I wanted to make sure my work lived up to the Tower ' s traditon of excellence, " Dawn Williams said. Although they were dedicated, hard- working and took pride in their work, there were still obstacles to overcome. The Tower staff was very diversified. It consisted of greeks and independents; freshmen and seniors; the wholesome and the not-so-wholesome; foreign stu- dents, Missourians, Nebraskans, Io- wans and even one from Wyoming. J m Editorial Staff Front Row: Scott Trunkhill, Lori Nelson, Kevin Fullerton and Colletta Neighbors. Back Row: Chris Townsend, Debby Kerr, Laura Widmer, Kevin Sharpe and Nancy Meyer. The Tower staff used these differences to the ir advantage, though. " There were so many people with so many different interests that we managed to cover a wide spectrum of what Northwest was all about, " Index Editor Kevin Sharpe said. " Because there were so many different views, we gained not only insight, but ways of relating with other people. " As a result of many personalities, many staff members began acting and even thinking like others. Editor in Chief Scott Trunkhill, who was known for being on the timid side, actually got mad one time. Production manager Colletta Neigh- bors now knows that Washington D.C. is not in the state of Washington and lasagna should never be cooked on preheat. People Organizations Editor Chris Townsend, and Activities Editor Debby Kerr, experienced the trials and errors of being handicapped after taking the adviser ' s wheelchair for a spin through ASAP. Everybody learned laughing was the only means of yearbook survival. The staff not only laughed with one another, but laughing also helpe d when crying seemed more appropriate. When sto- ries disappeared in the typesetter, when the clock showed 4 a.m. and when pictures had to be printed five and six times before they were ap- proved, laughter always soothed the frustration. " Laughing seemed to be a more positive outlet, " Photography Editor, Nancy Meyer said. " If 1 would have got- ten upset every time pictures had to be reprinted, I would have gotten ulcers. " Much of the staff ' s positive outlook could be attributed to adviser Laura Widmer. Widmer picked up when they didn ' t have energy to continue and reminded them what they were striving for. Widmer taught the Tower staff that there was more to producing a year- book than just having journalistic know- ledge — a successful yearbook depend- ed on attitudes. It was these attitudes of dedication that earned the Tower staff the right to be called yearbook geeks, and they were proud of it.D Debby Kerr Staff December Fog A couple strolls across campus in the midst of midnight fog. The un- predicted winter weather created an eerie setting the first week in December. -Photo by Scott Trunkhill Gone Fishing On the banks of Colden Pond, a young angler waits for his reel to be fixed. Although the pond wasn ' t intended for fishing, a few people tried it anyway. -Photo by Nancy Meyer Closing fc fflr Volume 66 of the Northwest Missouri State University Tower yearbook was printed by Inter-Collegiate Press of Shawnee Mission, KS. All printing was offset lithography process on No. 80 enamel paperstock or grey colored text. Copy was set and composed by the Tower staff using Compugraphic Power- View 10 and 8400 HS typesetter. Body copy was 1 point Korinna Regular with captions set in nine point. Student Life headlines were done in Century Black. Academics section used Goudy Extra Bold. Sports used Avant Garde Medium. People and Organizations used American Classic Bold Condensed. News magazine used different styles of Century. Beyond Imagination, supple- ment to the Tower, used Serif Gothic Regular. Colophon 1987 Tower was prepared through to tal staff paste-up. All photographs were taken and print- ed by staff photographers. Four-color photographs were taken by staff pho- tographers and printed by Amato Color Inc. in Omaha, NE. Mug shots and group shots were taken by Edd Scoglund and Rick Baxter of Yearbook Associates of Miller Falls, MA. Artwork was done by Kevin Fullerton The cover included a spot colored black-and-white photograph. Script for cover and supplement cover was done by Philip Van Voorst. Both cover photo graphs were taken by Scott Trunkhill. Division pages were spot colored in Flag Blue. The 1987 Tower includes 288 pages and a 16-page 8V2 X 1 1 supplement with a press run of 1 ,450. 1987 Tower Yearbook Staff Editor in chief Scott Trunkhill Managing editor Kevin Fullerton Copy editor Lori Nelson Copy assistant Cara Moore Activities editor Debby Kerr People organizations editor Chris Townsend Production manager Colletta Neighbors Sports editor Pat Schleeter Photography editor Nancy Meyer Darkroom technician Art Donley Index editor Kevin Sharpe Adviser Laura Widmer Staff Rich Abrahamson Brian Major Cindie Angeroth Yoshinori Nakagawa Terry Aley John Phillips Ron Alpough Denise Pierce Eric Chilcoat Janice Rhine Mike Dunlap Doug Rossell Julie Ernat Nancy Southern Sarah Frerking K.C. Stanton Lorri Hauger Steve Thomas Lisa Helzer Jim Tierny Becky Husky Dawn Williams Hong Kok Teresa Woods A special thank you to: Ann and Stephanie of Amato Annette Hill Color, Inc. Chuck Holley Wanda Auffert Tom Iberra Bill Bateman Dana Kempker Larry Cain Fred Lamer Bill Dizney John P. 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