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MICHIGANENSIAN 2003 Enhancing the comer of Norm University and State Streets, autumn trees shade the path into the Diag. Michigan ' s constant changing seasons offered astonishing alterations in the campus scenery throughout the year. L. Proux photo Volume 107 University of Michigan 24,547 enrolled Board of Student Publications 420 Maynard Street . Ann Arbor, Ml 48109 www. michiganensian .com - ' S ing to the J- NYtf photo that float in the light... K. Mii| hatu .1. NYtf photo Hurrah for the Yellow ] oe purchased, a table of T-shirts sits in front of the Unran. Peddlers could be found on campus on Fridays before home football games. Y. Qranutu photo As she tries to pump up a shivering crowd, a cheerleader partidoates in the " Go Blue " cheer. Although it left students bitter cold, the November 1 6 game against Wisconsin pro- vided the Wolverines with a 21 - 1 4 victory, J. Neff photo Standing majestically, two towers of the Law Quad keep watch over Tappan Street. The University ' s Law School! was consistently ranked one of the best m the country. K. Stoner photo I I - ; ' . ' . of tr r t Yellow the stars as they ride through the night, And reel in a . . rollicking crew... K, Mfirtci i ht " N 9 Hail to the ribbons that has spun... " te 5 . K. Muhi-. . v v r . - f fc I Hurrah for the ue; With great precision, a student in the Residential Col- lege prepares her semester project during class. Art classes were popular in the RC K. Munu |.lww Snowy trees frame a side window of the Art Museum. The large amount of snow evoked a variety of senti- ments in the student body. K. Mutw phnw Bean Dancing to the beat of their own tambourln. bers of the Indian American Student As perform at their annual cultural show; Pratt show was held on November 23 at . ' and featured intricate costumes, b. graphed dance, and musical performance. .1. . ' phoi., A notable campus landmark, the cub Regent ' s Plaza. The moving sculpture pro.; : amusement to passers-by. V ' Michiganensian YEARBOOK Editor-in-Chief Meghan Christiansen Layout Editor Chrissy Vettraino Production Editor Carly McEntee Business Manager Robert McTear Photo Editor Kristen Stoner Assistant Photo Editor Lauren Proux Copy Editor Lauren Rutledge Michigan Life Editor Academics Editor Voices Editor Special Events Editor Sports Editor Organizations Co-Editors Housing Co-Editors Greek Life Co-Editors Graduates Editor Jennifer Putvin Kathryn Torres Katrina Deutsch Erica Margolius Kristen Fidh Randielle Humphries, Kim Schaich Melissa Mariola, Melissa Plotkowski Jana Kantor, Andrea Link Jessica Cooke Photographers Tosin Akinmusuru, Yvette Granata, Kate Maher, Kristen Matta, Jon Neff, Lance Soderstrom, S. Christophe Tedjasukmana, Stephanie Thomas, Jason Weiner Writers Chelsea Anderson, Erica Chernick, Kara DeBoer, Jennifer Lee, Han-Ching Lin, Eric Rajala Assistant Section Editors Michael Bolgar, Keegan Daniel Accounts Manager Tanya Sit Organizations Manager Asia Griffin Greeks Manager Lindsay Morris Senior Portraits Manager Aaron Saito TABLE OF CONTENTS Michigan Life 16 Academics 64 Voices 96 Special Events 112 Sports 128 Organizations 192 Housing 250 Greek Life 314 Graduates 358 TABLE OF CONTENTS 15 ichigan Life BY JENNIE PUTVIN Y. Qranata photo Y. Qranata photo students shared the goal of graduation, life at Michi- gan proved to extend well beyond the academic realm. With such a diverse and active campus community, students were rarely at a loss for something to do, Whether shopping or dining on Main Street, listening to a local band at the Blind Pig, or attending a football game at the energy filled Michigan Stadium, the Wolverine experience proved to be a mosaic of memorable moments, MICHIGAN LIFE 1 7 GRADUATION Lrf Education maior Chime Nwankwi stands out among the thousands c similarily-clad graduates at the Mich gan Stadium. Graduates eager! awaited their walk across the field take part in the graduation ceremony a rite of passage four or more years i coming. T. Akinimusuru photo 18 MlCHlGANENSIAN Energetic students find their seats at the stadium on graduation day. Tins da represented a milestone for seniors to be shared with friends and family. T. AJcmimujuru photo On Sunday, April 27, 2002, a large crowd of people swarmed toward the Big House. Cel- ebratoryandsDirited, the scene was reminiscent : of the year eadierfootball games. But the stars of theck e vents wor fc erseys, but caps K For many UniveKtudents, the spru Commencement exercises in their academic and profe provided their University. Interim Preskftnt JJ. Joseph White offered his congratulatK nsAnd respit to the class of 2002 within Me cAtext of fire terrorist attacks on Septemh ll, 2001. He explained to the graduating cl Ftha|in their contribution to M k V the University BmmuKy, they Wped students f H m to " value ea other more " and help the healing proc p White spoke of how touched he was that " the University w able to vm g together in the face of such tragedy and haired, specifically in form of c mrrmnity service and leadership. saying, " You demon- ility fast fall to respond creatively ctively to a life lesson about hatred :d a pivotal lives, and pride in He praise strated and c id violence, a non-elective course in which never chose to enroll. ..September 11 was a test, more difficult that any blue book. Yet, i passed. " The student speaker for the class of 2002 was Marit Dewhust. Honorary degrees were conferred to David A. Glaser, professor of physics and cellular and microbiology, instructor of neurobiology at the graduate school of Uni- versity of California-Berkeley, and recipient of a 1960 Nobel prize in physics; William H. Gray III, president of the United Negro College Fund and former United States congressman; John Rich, television and film director and producer; and Donna Shalala, president of the University of Miami and former Secretary of Health and Human Services. Gray also offered his congratu- lations and insight to the graduating class, urging them to " live each day boldly with audacity, with diversity and tolerance, with excellence, and yes: drink more beer, party more, and go blue. " For the thousands of new alumni sitting before him, those orders would not be too difficult. A member of the class of 2002 listens to Interim President White ' s address. Many students viewed graduation as a time of both reflection and moving forward as they stood in the stadium. T. Akinimusuru photo " ...live each day boldly with audacity, with diversity and tolerance, with excellence, and yes: drink more beer, party more, and go blue. " MICHIGAN LIFE 1 9 BHHI ART FAIR Throngs of people move down the street, adminng the unique craft display by artists. Art Fair transformed areas like State and Liberty Streets, not only dot- ting the edges with white tents full of exhibitors, but filling the actual streets wr thousands Of people. T. AJcinimusuru photo 20 NI IAN " ...Art Fair seemed to breathe life into the city... " By Jennie Putvin Summer in Ann Arbor unfolded as a com- pletely different experience than the fall or winter semesters. Some argued that the atmosphere was calmer and quieter, but all that changed during the three days of Art Fair. Although somewhat inhibited by summer construction, the 32nd Ann Arbor Art Fair drew 480 artists and craftsmen from 37 states as well as thousands of visitors. Con- gested streets and detours affected the daily life of residents roads were blocked, making driving downtown impossible. Although July 17-20 was an inconvenience for residents, Art Fair seemed to breathe life into the city, and gave a nice break from the doldrums of summer. Junior bio-medical engineer Christopher Fecteau remarked, " The Ann Arbor Art Fair is perhaps the single most amazing event to grace the streets of our city, generating both a vastly diverse group of visitors and a strong sense of community. " Those three days in July offered not just an art fair, but an event. Vendors such as Retro Threads and Urban Outfitters displayed merchandise in the streets, and restaurants opened their doors and set up tables and tents on the sidewalk. Eateries from all over the city, such as Anthony ' s Gourmet Pizza, came down to Main Street and set up shop. Bands played in the streets at three different locations throughout the day, and artists provided hands-on demonstrations. Art Fair was truly a phenomenal event, packing the streets with residents and visi- tors alike. Local vendors take advantage of the crowd by having sidewalk sales on Liberty. Art Fair offered not onty an opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind artwork, but also an opportunity to find some fantastic deals at shops all around town. T. Akinimusuru photo Passersby pause to admire jewelry before their stop at the next exhibttor ' s tent. More than 480 artists made it difficult for flstors to see all of the work, even though the Art Fair lasted three days. T. Aldnimusuru photo The Johnstown Cats Mark Stock, Pete Nimecky, Jeremy Welland, Brady DeYoung, Dylan Cfyne, David Greene, and Jeff Balcerski add music to the air at the intersection of Main and Liberty. Many musical talents contributed to the eclectic atmosphere of the fair, playing in three dtfferent locations each day M. Sioclc photo MICHIGAN LIFE 2 1 " ...I discovered my RA had put someone else in my room. I was homeless! " By Kara DeBoer As the sun beat down overhead, flocks of students returned to the campus during welcome week, beginning August 27th. The scene was both chaotic and exciting illegally parked cars hugged the curbs, returning students struggled beneath heavy boxes, and bright young freshmen stepped foot into dormitories across campus. For the Greek community, this also was an exciting time. Many sophomore members of the Greek system moved into their houses for their first live-in year. After Rush Week, soror- ity members would finally enjoy the fruits of their previous year ' s social labor. Initially, how- ever, the experience seemed pretty ominous. " I moved into a seven by ten room.. .with someone else, " said Delta Delta Delta sophomore Chenin Kilduff. " Moving in was very hot and cramped. " Other sophomores moved back in to the dorms, finding the experience familiar and much easier than they did the previous year. " This year was a breeze, " said Gaurav Budhrani, a LSA sophomore. " Last year, when I got to my room and knocked, I discovered my RA had put someone else in my room. I was homeless! " Budhrani moved into South Quad this year, which he found very convenient. South Quad had elevator service, making Budhrani ' s fifth floor room easily accessible. Those moving into West Quad, however, were not so fortu- nate. Sophomore Kinesiology student Michelle Nelson also chose the dorms a second year because of its suitability in her demanding schedule she ran track but admitted the lack of elevators in West Quad made moving into her fifth floor double a bit difficult. " I moved in a day early, and that helped, " she said. " But it was still really really hot. " For students moving into apartments, there was the fear-inciting security deposit; for those choosing to share houses with friends, the fridge-dividing controversy; and for everyone, Third-year vocal performance major Emily Johnson and first-year engi- neer Nicole Ahnen help Alexander Lazarides and Tim Anjmolhoda check into their dorm. The Univer- sity provided many services dunng r ove-m to help make the adjust- ocess easier. K. Moher photo Belongings litter the hallway in tall, it was hard for . , ' . to smaller living n aorrrs, but in . K. Mahpr f fi :iu LL MlCHlGANENSlAN infuriating traffic. " It took me three times as long to get through Ann Arbor to my apart- ient, " said Mike Hanpaa, senior engineering ajor. " The construction around campus was idly timed. Plus, on Thompson the street was one-way because of students moving into West Quad. " Yet, on September 3, the day before class, some roads were new and all were fairly unobstructed. As the sun set on the Univer- sity, the air buzzed with students traversing the campus. Having finally settled in their quarters, most were now settling in with friends, new and old. Students arriving at the last minute strug- gled to catch up, and trash heaps began to popu- late the sidewalks. Long after the street lamps lit, students ' minds were awake with excitement. Students unpacked, set their alarms, remem- bered the years past, and anticipated the year to come. For all students, however established in their Ann Arbor residence, classes would soon redirect their efforts. MOVE-IN Melissa Benton, a first-year English major, and her mother carry belongings up the ramp into Bureley. Move-in was an event for many families, often the last time for parents to say good-bye to freshman students before they officially moved away from home K. Maker photo MICHIGAN LIFE 23 REAL ANN ARBOR NSIAN In friendly competition, members of Delta Sigma R business fratemrty spend time together at Colonial Lanes, The blacklighting during cosmic bowling added a new dimen- sion to the alley environment. Bowling was a great altematwe to the bar. T. Akinimusuru photo s ' decision to attend iversity was centered around the fact that as located in -the middle of the thriving city i Arbor. However, campus Ann Arbor and city Ann Arbor seemed worlds apart. With Main Street just a few blocks away boasting exotic restaurants and unique shopping, it seemed that nothing more was needed . . . iwou had time to go. Commented senior electrical engineering major Katie Johnson, " It ' sJ lP bad that most of the students never even make it out to Main Street. By J6nnJ6 It is such a nice part of town.. .but I guess we ' re all really busy. " Indeed, a curriculum of late study nights and social activities made it hard for students to find time even to go grocery shopping during the year if they lived off campus, not that there was a grocery store to be found in the downtown area. Located near campus were small stores such as White Market, The People ' s Food Co-Op, and Village Corner, but these stores were notorious for smaller selections and higher prices. The fact remained that if grocery shopping was to be done, one would have to look outside downtown, and that meant either getting in a car, or for the thousands of students that didn ' t have a car, taking the bus. " When I was a freshman, " began junior graphic design major Rachel Dominguez- Benner, " we thought we were brave enough to explore the city outside of campus. So there we were, sitting on the AATA bus, but nothing really looked too familiar. We chalked it up to the fact that we were freshman and didn ' t know the town too well yet. We finally realized our mistake when we ended up at the Vu in Ypsilanti. " Off-campus activities were not restricted to grocery shopping. As junior industrial operations engineering-film major Sara Grady remarked, " Not having a car is hell. You don ' t even know how much Ann Arbor has to offer until you can get more than a mile away from the Diag. " Although downtown Ann Arbor offered a plethora of culture and activities, some students yearned for activities such as bowling, going to the movies, excursions to apple orchards in the fall, or something as simple as going to the mall. A drive up Stadium Blvd. off-campus could take a student to the Village Theater, where movies were only two dollars, the thrift store, K-mart, Schlotsky ' s Deli, and Fazoli ' s. A drive down Packard could take him or her to Anthony ' s Gourmet Pizza and Fantasy Attic Costumes. Students drove down AnnArbor Saline to find Meijer ' s, often the spot of late night shopping, as it was open 24 hours arid had pretty much anything they needed to buy. And if students were adventurous enough, a drive to Ypsilanti on Ellsworth all the way past Carpenter road could find them at the nearest 7-11. But, as with anything, ' real ' Ann Arbor had its downfalls as well. Living in a college (continued on page 27) MICHIGAN LIFE 25 REAL ANN ARBOR As they decide on their order, first year Musical theater students, Nick Blaemire, Jason McClees and Brian Mazzaferri show the cashier their student ID ' S. Quality 16 Theater on Jackson Rd. gave discounts to students, successfully drawing in a larger college crowd than area com- petitors. T. Aluromusuru photo " Yes, back to the promised land Take me to the porch! " (continued from page 29) town surrounded by students sometimes made a person forget that outside of campus people were not drunk at all hours of the day, and did not stay up until three in the morning on a weeknight. Although college life always seemed to possess a looming deadline or late night cram sessions, it also held a sense of experimentation and a carefree attitude that never made it past the borders of campus. Junior Jean Tomaro reminisced, " This one day over the summer two of my friends and I were trying really hard to get drunk at three in the afternoon at Cafe Felix on Main. We were sitting at one of the outside tables laughing and talking and I finish a story and my friend Eric remarked with a very loud swear word right as a mom and her three year old kid are walking by. The kid just looks at Eric and bursts into tears. The lady looks in horror at the three of us and our table littered with empty martini glasses, shining in the afternoon sun, and shouts, ' Don ' t corrupt my son with your foul language! And drinking is irresponsible! ' I turn to Eric and say, ' See, I told you we shouldn ' t have ventured into real people territory. You know mid-afternoon drinking is highly frowned upon anywhere this side of State Street. Why ' d we even get off our porch? Let ' s go back, so we can drink without judgement and fear of corrupting small innocent children. ' Eric nods slowly and says, ' Yes, back to the promised land. Take me to the porch! ' " The campus of the University was just a part of Ann Arbor, but undoubtedly an important one. The immense student population helped shape the city into something diverse, and despite difficulties getting around, a place that both permanent residents and students could call home. Catering to students ' every need, Metier superstore stays open 24 nours One could find almost any necessity at the Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. location T. Altinimusuru photo Worth the onve, 7-11 on Ellsworth Rd. provides students with eight Slurpee flavors to choose from. Dedi- cated 7-11 fans had to make the trek to Ypsilanti because the City of Ann Arbor did not invite the company ' s commerce M. Christiansen photo MICHIGAN LIFE 2 7 " Having to take a final exam alongside a demolition crew reinforces my belief that the administration is only concerned with their own futures and not ours. " By Lauren Rutledge Once upon a time, Central Campus was a welcoming environment for the thousands of students it served each day. Students walked eas- ily from one building to another, the Diag beck- oned studiers and Frisbee-throwers alike, and sounds of musicians, birds, and the occasional activists contributed to the dynamic atmosphere many associated with the University. But this year, several simultaneous con- struction projects turned the Diag and its neigh- boring areas into what seemed like a war zone. Fencing was assembled around the Modern Languages Building, Mason and Haven Halls, and Hill Auditorium. These projects not only inconvenienced students ' routes to class, but also drastically diminished the aesthetics of the ivy-covered buildings in question. The sounds of drilling and pounding (not to mention the yell- ing necessary to be heard over the drilling and pounding) became customary to those passing by. It was most difficult for students taking class- es in the Diag area. Patrick Crowley, a junior classical archaeology major, said, " I was taking a class in Angell Hall, and right in the middle of lecture in Auditorium A, a piece of the ceiling fell down right on my head. My professor just laughed, but I might have been killed. " While Crowley ' s experience may have been a little extreme, junior Bridget Briley, juniorsports management and film major, had a similarly exasperated opinion. She said, " Although I think it ' s noble that the University is trying to improve problems for future students, I think it is horrible that they are disregarding the needs of the students they already have. Having to take a final exam alongside a demolition crew reinforces my belief that the administration is only concerned with their own futures and not ours. " Fortunately, the construction hassles did plan to make students ' lives easier in the near future. An eight-story addition to Haven Hall, along with new electrical and computer sys- tems, was intended to house the departments of history, political science, American culture, and the center for African and Afro- American studies by November 2002. The renovation of Mason Hall promised to leave students with new lighting and floors, in addition to air- conditioned rooms. Hill Auditorium, nearly 90 years old, received new support structures, plumbing, ventilation, electrical systems, sprinklers, restroom facilities, and lobbies. Rackham Graduate School also welcomed a makeover, receiving improvements for office space, classrooms, galleries, an auditorium, and study lounges. All the construction projects the Univer- sity underwent this year certainly reinforced the saying, " Good things take time. " Maybe renovating the buildings on campus took too much time the students who might have waited eagerly for them ended up graduating before they were finished. 28 MI IENS1AN CONSTRUCTION backhoe tears into the sidewalk at Washington and State Streets. This phase Df downtown construction inconvenienced students trying to get to the north side of campus and businesses such as Zanzibar and Starbucks. . Weiner photo Construction barrels surround the future site of botanical improvements down- town. The comer of William and Maynard marked one of the many locations that was part of the city-wide " O ur Neighborhood: A Work in Progress " campaign. J. Werner photo This construction site poses yet another obstacle for students trying to walk to class or downtown. Yellow caution tape remained a familiar sight for students during the school year as the cty and Unwersity began proiect after proiect. J. Werner photo Hejh fences surround the future location of the Ufe Sciences Initiative. To freshmen and sophomores, the crane was a permanent part of the skyline on the hill. J. Werner photo MICHIGAN LIFE 29 CAMPUS EATERIES A plethora of cheese piles high on the counter of Zingerman ' s. The popular Kerrytown restaurant ' s enormous selection of gourmet delicacies made up for its out-of- the-way location, making it a favorite of students and families alike. M. Christiansen photo Two students sit outside Cosi on a cloudy Thursday afternoon, people watching on State Street. The restau- rant ' s centra! location and specialty food such as s ' mores and gourmet sandwiches made a nice treat for students with a little extra money in their pockets. L. Praia photo Students browse the selection at Oasis on South University. The Mediterranean eatery was just one of the many independently-owned restaurants that helped make eating on campus a unique experience. L. PnmxpluKo " I hate cooking, cleaning, and most of all, residence hall food. Therefore, my solution is to eat out every night of the week. And there is no better place than Ann Arbor for some great food of every different kind of variety, " said By Jen n Jfer junior English major Robb Stey. |_gg There were many great places to go on campus to get food, drink, or just hang out and have a good time. Ann Arbor boasted many restaurants offering greasy foods places to gourmet eating. Places on campus seemed to be most popular with students because of their easy walking distance. For great pizza, students gener- ally visited The Backroom, Pizza House, or the ever-famous NYPD, all of which were open late to help with late night munchies. To ease that spicy, below-the-border craving, students went to Panchero ' s, Tio ' s or Del Rio for some amazing, melt-in-your-mouth burritos. However, students did not just eat late night; they also needed good lunch food. Ann Arbor held famous sandwich places ranging from the inexpensive Jimmy John ' s or Pita Pit, to the more expensive Amer ' s and Cosi. " The best food to have after a night out on the town is Chinese. Two great places are China Gate and Lucky Kitchen. Who can live without some delicious, greasy General Tso ' s chicken? " said sophomore psychology major Stephen Proctors. According to many students, the best time around town to munch on some amazing food was Parent ' s Weekend. During this time, student ' s wallets received a break as they let their parents take them out to Main Street for a night on the town. Main Street dishes differed greatly from campus food because it was more expen- sive, but generally better quality. Places such " The best food to have after a night out on the town is Chinese. " as Gratzi, Palio, Chop House and Real Seafood Company would be packed with hungry stu- dents and paying parents. " I had a great time during Parents Weekend because I got a break from taking girls out down on Main Street, and let my parents take me out for once. Plus, the food was amazing, " said Stey. Yet, Parents ' Weekend was not every weekend, so students found other nice places to go out with their friends or take dates. Popular date venues included Grizzly Peak Brewing Company for an intimate setting and some tasty beer, and the Gandy Dancer, with pricey but delicious seafood, pasta and steaks set in an old railroad station. Other places appealed more to large groups of friends. " The best place to go in the whole town is Mongolian Barbeque. There is great, cheap food, an awesome atmosphere, and always tons of college students at any time of the night. Even though the wait is usually long, it is worth every minute to go and have a large get-together or birthday party there. Plus, the grill staff was hilarious, " said junior English major Alison Moore. Wherever one went on or off campus to eat, they were bound to run into good food, good drinks and good friends. MICHIGAN LIFE 3 1 jAfc., - t ' IT ' " ' - sX- " " I K- s Peaceful protestors participate in an anti-war rally on the morning of the Michigan State game, begin- ning at Kerrytown and moving towards the Diag. The war against Iraq became a heated debate in the community, attracting atten- tion and debates on both sides of . " " ' w 1 Third year English and psychology major Kyle Meteyer sorays third year economics major Brian Horr with a hose before the Utah game while amused spectators look on. Talgate parties before a game tended to be crazy and unpredictable, often yield- no tne unexpected. T. Ajunmu. uru photo " ...Friends and family came in for the game on Saturday, too; I think we had fifteen to twenty extra people staying over during the weekend. " Mli.-:t!GANENSIAN FOOTBALL SATURDAYS Saturday football traditions ranged from pre-game house parties to Greek tail- gates to maize and blue body art. Saturday By Cn6lS63 football traditions also varied amongst the And6rSOn graces, as upperclassmen enjoyed pre-game parties and underclassmen brought about their own traditions. Upperclassmen living in houses scattered around the Big House and State Street often had pre-parties and tailgates with friends, while blasting loud music around the campus before and after the game to celebrate Michigan victo- ries. " We started partying at our house on Friday after class, and it lasted through Saturday night. Friends and family came in for the game on Saturday, too; I think we had fifteen to twenty extra people staying over during the weekend, " said Annie Dunsky, LSA sophomore. Dunsky, as well as the six other girls who lived in a house on State, celebrated the MSU blowout with friends and tons of food. Underclassmen decided to blaze new trails and start their own Saturday football traditions. A unique group called the Buckmasters consisted of about 10 students who wore flaming orange hunter baseball caps to every game. Hans Papke, a freshman in LSA, claimed the tradition started to commemorate his grandfather ' s fatal mistake. Papke ' s grandfather was a Michigan graduate of 1942. " As the legend goes, one Saturday morn- ing, he decided to go hunting and skipped a Michigan football game, " said Papke. Unfor- tunately, Papke ' s grandfather died in a tragic hunting accident that day, while the Wolverines suffered the sole loss of the season. While Papke was shopping at Meijer Madness, he discovered the hats in the hunting section and instantly thought of his grandfather. He bought them as a reminder to never skip a Michigan football game for a hunting trip. He and several of his friends wore the hats to every game. Together, students embarked on the tradi- tion of wearing maize and blue to the football games. Throughout the season, students had two " maize outs " and one " blue out. " The " blue out " against MSU was the most prevalent by far, as the student section was a sea of blue in support of the Wolverines. In addition to wearing school colors, a few crazy student fans would coat their bodies in paint and shiver the entire game while rooting for a Michigan win. High in the stands, the Buckmasters ceeorate between quarters at a foot- oall game. With one season under their be ' t. these freshmen hoped to turn their fun into a tradition. K. Maher photo Recording engineer Chaz, second year social work major Rob Herman, and second year psychology mapr Tom Vamcelli heckle passing cars from their home at 923 State Street. Even if not taking place m a footbai ' Saturday tradition, motorists honkeo at houses like these and joined m on the fur T. Akinmusuru photo MICHIGAN LIFE 35 By Erica Chernick and Lauren Rutledge The University of Michigan Student Alumni Council sponsored Parents Weekend this year from Friday, October 1 1 through Sunday, October 13. The Student Alumni Council, in conjunction with the Alumni Asso- ciation of the University, organized this year ' s events. Parents Weekend gave parents the opportunity to visit the University ' s campus while classes were in session in order to get a sense of the campus community and a feel for what it was like for their children to live and attend school in Ann Arbor. During the week- end, filled with entertaining activities and infor- mative sessions, parents experienced a sampling of classes that their children could be taking. On Friday, parents attended a series of events that featured a few of the most renowned professors at the University, including biology professor John Shiefelbein, chemistry professors Robert Sharp and Brian Coppola, economics professor Janet Gerson and English professor Ralph Wil- liams. These lectures gave parents a feel for the academic options available to their children at the University of Michigan. The action-packed weekend also included student-led campus tours, which highlighted the main buildings on campus for parents, as well as the most celebrated myths and traditions that abound at the University, among them the practice of avoiding stepping on the big " M " on the Diag, for fear of failing one ' s first blue book exam. Although the primary purpose of Parents Weekend was to inform parents of the prolific aca- demic opportunities available to their children at the University, the weekend also provided various forms of entertainment. Parents Weekend featured a number of dramatic performances, including the musical Children of Eden, the play Imaginary Invalid, and a dance performance entitled Full Cycle: Tamango and Urban Tap. In addition to the wide variety of Parents Weekend activities held on Friday, the weekends ' festivities continued onto Saturday, at which point parents were able to experience a football tailgate in the Indoor Track Building. A more exciting ele- ment and highlight for some visitors was the oppor- tunity to attend a football game at the Big House against Penn State. After the football game and tailgate party, parents had another occasion to experience student performances on campus. The 2002 Michi- gan A Cappella Festival was held in the Rackham Auditorium on Saturday evening, during which more than a dozen University a cappella singing groups, including 58 Greene and the GMen, which performed for both parents and students. Junior psychology major Jana Kantor saw Parents Weekend as an opportunity for her parents to get to know her friends, and for her to get to know her friends families. " I went to Daniel ' s with six or seven friends and all our families. It was great; we all made speeches and had a big banquet dinner. It was so much fun. " The scoreboa ' d displays the tied score at the end of the fourth quarter. The Penn State game, which fell on Parents Weekend, Barked the first " . Big House history. S. Thomas photo i _ O N PARENTS WEEKEND Low prices and a plethora of Univer- sity apparel draws droves of parents to Steve and Barry ' s on State Street Sporting Michigan ' s name was one way for families to show pride in their college student. Y. Qronata photo A father displays his school spirit at the football game. Parents came for the weekend not onty to support their students, but to show loyalty to the maize and blue as well. S. Thomas photo " I went to Daniel ' s with six or seven friends and all our families, It was so much fun. " MICHIGAN LIFE 3 7 Theta X engages in a rousing game of foosbail while Detecting the ' M ' prior to the Michigan State football game. The fratemrty made it their mission to protect the sacred symbol from rival schools ' would-be vandals. ]. Neff photo THE 38 MlCHlGANENSIAN The " M " sits undisturbed on a crisp fall day The most well-known Univer- sity landmark was the object of many myths and traditions, that affected the lures of many students. Y. Qranota photo Stepping on the M as they walk by. students loiter in the Diag before a busy day of classes. Many student groups took advantage of the central ocation, chalking the ground with words to support their causes in hope that some of the student popu- lation would stop to read. Y. Qranata photo hriC The hearty brass ' M ' has graced the center of the Diag since the graduating class of 1953 donated the furnishing to the University. Since its arrival, the symbol has acted as a popular campus landmark and an unfaltering display of school identity. In 1997, the original centerpiece was transported out of state to receive a makeover; months later, a Brazilian- granite imbedding adorned the letter, which has remained through this year. Over the years, the ' M ' served as the focal point to one of the University ' s favorite myths. During freshman orientation, counselors reliably seized the opportunity to fill new students ' minds with some traditional lore. The legend stated that stepping on the ' M ' resulted in failing one ' s first bluebook exam. " Still haven ' t stepped on it, and still haven ' t failed one, " attested LSA senior Jay Kaplan. As the integrity of the University bred jealousy, the ' M ' made a token target for school rivals. Being a visible landmark in the center of campus, the symbol had been tarnished with graffiti in past years. Before the football game against Michigan State several years ago, some " Still haven ' t stepped on it, and still haven ' t failed one. " Spartan hooligans spray painted the ' M ' green and white, their team colors. While essentially harmless, this act soured the moods of students and faculty until the convincing win erased that memory a few hours later. That single occurrence, however, instilled a lingering suspicion of repeat offenses and prompted the heroics of the Theta Xi fraternity, whose members stood vigilant for three full days and nights preceding the MSU rivalry game, home or away. For the third straight year, the ' M ' remained unscathed. " We ' re happy to be a part of upholding the school image, " said former president and senior engineering student Michael Tchang. MICHIGAN LIFE 39 Putting the finishing touches on her btood. sophomore linguistics major Jessca Bratus gets ready for a night the town as Carrie. Cosl involving O ' OOd and gore were a long- time favonte, and, to some, a tradition on Halloween. K. Motto photo A spirited pumpkin accents a porch during Halloween week. Amidst Dusy schedules, many students were still able to oarticipate in Halloween traditions such as can ing oumpkins, tnck-or-treatmg. and visiting haunted houses K. Matta photo HALLOWEEN The variety of costumes, activities, and demeanors on Halloween night were reflective By LriC of the diversity amongst the University campus. Rdjdld T some foreign students, it was a new holiday to experiment with and observe. To others, Halloween marked only a former pastime of childish spirit. Some anticipated it fervently; others passively acknowledged it. The common denominator for participants on campus was a fun time. The Halloween atmosphere grew climactically as some encouraging professors distributed little candy treats during the week. During the daylight hours of Halloween, the most enthusiastic and serious of the partakers traipsed through campus in elaborate garb. They provided a comical sight as they waited for printouts in computer labs or bought supplies at the bookstores. With the student body abuzz with the most popular party venues, the stage was set for a hearty celebration. While trick-or-treating was scarcely practiced on campus, the creative cosmetics worthy of note were quite bountiful. Some traditional Halloween costumes were given explicit detail from their authors, including the characters of the Star Wars movies. Other outfits were based more on innovation than convention, such as a man covered in old computer keyboards. Even in a pinch, acceptable and amusing Halloween costumes were conjured up. " When in doubt, Kris Kross always works, " said senior mathematics student Cyril Cordor, referring to the old school rap duo who wore their clothes backwards. The house parties bustled and teemed with frothing vampires and crazed zombies. " Looking at all the beer kegs they went through, I don ' t think many of them were pretending, " noted fourth year LSA senior Jason Charo. Some fraternity houses held parties, but the most hectic action was invariably the block parties, in which multiple houses all opened themselves to host costume-clad guests. While beer was the most plentiful party favor, the elite house parties were outfitted with DJs and a formidable set of speakers for increased boogying capacity. The night was stolen by Elm Street, which combined the reputation of its name with lots of willing partiers to create a massive Halloween extravaganza that lasted late into the night. 40 -iF.NSlAN " When in doubt, Kris Kross always works. " Engineenng sophomores Andrew Chandler, Jon Neff. ISA sophomore Shannon Hughes, and psychology sophomores Lauren Proux and Lesley Weitekamp roam the halls of West Quad before a night of Hal- loween fun. Many parties on campus during the week before the holiday reduired goers to arrive in costume. photo courtesy Jon Neff Two students climb a rock wall that sits temporarily on the Diag, Homecoming activities in the center of campus helped to bolster school spml for the Iowa game. K. Maher hoto SCHOOL SPIRIT " Sometimes I like to wake up on game days, blast out of bed and jump into my super-Michigan tights, cape and uniform. " MlCHIGANENSIAN By Carly McEntee As the home of the Big House, the Uni- versity understood the importance of school spirit. Not many universities got the chance to watch a football game with 110,000 fans at every home game. The football experience at the University gave the students a true sense of community. All students had a different routine on Saturday mornings, before the football games even started. Junior LSA student Sarah Ziegler said of her Saturday mornings, " Sometimes I like to wake up on game days, blast out of bed and jump into my super-Michigan tights, cape and uniform. I crank up the Michigan Marching Band CD and as the announcer presents the 236-member marching band to...TAKE THE FIELD, 1 fly from door to door of each and everyone of my roommates ' bedrooms to ensure that they too get to enjoy the miracles and glories of Michigan spirit. sigh . " Students decided to create even more school spirit by instituting different themes for different football games. Marching band drum major Matt Cavanaugh came up with the idea of the " maize out " for the Penn State game. At this game the student section showed a sea of maize as the students wore all the maize clothing they could find. Cavanaugh said of the " maize out, " " The ' maize out ' idea was one of the many ideas that came from the members of the band, when they were presented with the challenge of improving the atmosphere in the Big House. The color of maize was chosen because it stands out among all other colors, and is highly visible across the expanse of the Big House. Visible unity was the first step in getting this crowd together. " A different theme, created along the same line for the football game against Michi- gan State University, came from seniors Melissa Roach, Maggie Malone, and Rebecca Feferman. They instituted the " blue out " where students all wore blue sweatshirts, shirts and jackets. The players and other fans could look at the stadium and know where the students sat. This show of spirit not only brought a rush to the fans, but also to the players on the field. The football stadium was not the only sporting event where spirit could be shown. At Yost Ice Arena many students showed up to cheer on the hockey team. Students at the games found the atmosphere not only to be exciting, but extremely energizing. They displayed their spirit by yelling chants at certain points of the games and cheering the team on. School spirit could also be found out- side of the sports arena. Throughout the campus, the University ' s logo could be found on many students ' clothing. Cavanaugh said, " It is a pride that all students feel by spending time with and learning from all of the diverse and amazing people around here. It is the realization that we are all taking part in a tradition of excellence that began so very long ago. " Whether cheering for the teams or walking around campus, stu- dents showed spirit and pride in the University. A student buys a " blue out " shirt on the Diag prior to the Michigan State game. The event, new to campus, helped unify fans in the stands on game day. L. Proux photo Yelling from megaphones, these would-be cheerleaders rile up pass- ersby. The Dtag housed the epicenter of everyday spirit on campus, with actMties benefiting most sports and Clubs. Y. Qranata photo MICHIGAN LIFE 43 I, I Have Priority In This Area ers - Students and University employees wait patient as the Dus stops out- fethe Law Quad. Riding the Dus a daily routine for commuters, north Campus residents and stu- fcents. and people just trying to get ifrom one end of campus to the other. Y. Qranata photo - J - I Wheelcha HavePr iS A half-eaten roast beef sandwich sits on a kitchen table as the cheese begins to decompose. Take-out delicacies, once the highlight of a student ' s day, turned sour when for- gotten about in the fndge for weeks on end. K. Malta phoio By Yun Sang Park learned a couple important lessons after leaving cooked rice in a steamer for more than three weeks: although spoiled milk was nothing compared to the stench of the rice forgotten in a steamer, the beautifully colored and textured composition of month old steamed rice was something else. University students often learned such lessons, whether in dorms, apart ments or houses, as it was easy to leave food out and forget about it. Even the simple jobs of washing dishes or taking out the trash were often neglected. However, such experiences were sometimes hard to forget. Park, a junior SNRE student, was still in awe at the mixed feelings he had for the rice. " When I opened the steamer, the smell that literally exploded out of it was indescribable. I had to take it outside and let it sit in the sun for days. However, I noticed the appearance of the steamer pot full of molded rice. To my surprise, it was quite beautiful. I could see varying shades of blue and green, and the mold looked so soft and cottony that I wanted to see what it felt like! " Park was truly captured by the contrast of unbearable stench and unexpected beauty. Gross food experiences extended beyond forgotten food. Talia Miller, a LSA soph- omore, was down to the last of her salad when she noticed a bug crawling around at the bottom of the bowl. " I didn ' t care to figure out what it was exactly. All I could think about was the fact that there was a bug with lots of legs crawling through the salad I had just finished eating. " Elizabeth Graham, a junior in the program in the environment, also commented on her experience with disgusting food. " Over winter break, we forgot to turn off the refrigerator, so the residence halls turned it off for us. When we got back and opened it up, all we could see were blue, green and grey colors and a constant drip- ping... " There seemed to be a common theme along all of these stories. Whatever your favorite color was, you could find it when something went wrong with your food. Andrew Chandler, a sophomore e neering major, attempts to thirty Whte Castle hamburgers,! fast-food Chan ' s ' Crave Case,! West Quad. Zany college incic like this one would be remerr for years to come. J. Neff photo I 46 MK 1CHIGANENSJAN ..all we could see were blue, ROSS FOOD green and grey colors and a constant dripping... " A jar of moldy applesauce srts on the counter, waiting to be taken care of. Green and gray mold was inevitable, and to some, unavoidable, as time spans between grocery shop- ping trios for students could last weeks. K. Matta photo A vegetable drawer m the ndge boasts fresh basil, carrots, a rotten onion, and a disgusting yei ' ow slime. Cleaning out the refrigerator was the last thing on a busy student ' s mind. and the neglect was often obvious when it finally came time to Ditch old food. K. Malta jbhoto MICHIGAN LIFE 47 Senior economics mapr A Guzowski prepares the cups game of Beer Pong on a Thurs night. Drinking games were entertaining way for students to p time at parties or have fun with ct friends. K. Staner photo DRINKING GAMES Two students team up to squash the competition in a drinking game. Competition provided extra incentive to drink more, perhaps more than intended Q.T.S. photo Ashley Welton, a junior architecture major, engages in a game of Beer Pong as senior English major Carty McEntee enjoys the fun. Beer Pong was a game that could sometimes get ultra-competitive, but in small, more intimate settings, close friends came together just to have fun. A. Summers photo Intoxicated sophomore " Maz con- centrates heavily on the game at hand. Drinking games, seemingly simple when sober, took on a new level of difficulty when drunk. G.T.S. hhoto 48 MK HIOANKNSIAN " ...let it slide. You don ' t need to get in a fight for that. It ' s BEER PONG! " By McEl " lt66 During their time at the University, students discovered a key piece of knowledge: the ability to play drinking games. A common practice on weekends and Thursday nights, Jinking games included Beer Pong, Flip Cup, Kings, Dice, " Never Have I Ever, " and Quarters. These games involved friendly rivalry or fierce competition, but either way they created hours of crazy entertainment. Beer Pong existed as one of the students ' favorite drinking games. The game consisted of ten cups set up in a pyramid, where the object was to throw a ping-pong ball into the cups. Each side would get two chances to throw a ping-pong ball in to the partial filled cups before it became the next teams ' turn. Whichever side threw in their ping-pong balls into all the cups first would win. The rules changed depending on who played, but the main principles remained the same. Engineering junior Jason Roselander said of the game, " If you ' re playing Beer Pong and your opponent won ' t put enough Shlitz in his cups, let it slide. You don ' t need to get in a fight for that. It ' s BEER PONG! " Another game popular at most parties was Flip Cup. The game could become a rivalry between two houses or just a friendly game between random partygoers. Physical education junior Nicholas Meter said of the game, " The key to Flip Cup is to realize you ' re probably intoxicated and other people are counting on you and to take that all in. You realize that all you are doing is flipping a fucking cup over. " The game used to discover the secrets of the participants was " Never Have I Ever. " The game made people divulge the secrets they had been trying to hide. Such statements included " never have I ever been tattooed, " and " never have I ever had a threesome. " Every time a statement was made, if the participants had done the action, they were subject to a drink. The more the students had experienced, the more likely they were to get drunk. Drinking games gave students an opportunity to make drinking more fun and also gave them a chance to get to know each other better. These games became a common place during weekends at the University and a fond memory for many students. MICHIGAN LIFE 49 n ...Ann Arbor was overflowing with lyrical talent. " MUSIC ' The sign for the Crow Bar on Man Street shines in the afternoon sunlight. Many venues downtown remaned dormant during the day, only lo explode with activity once darkness fell C. McEntee photo " PI m The Ark, located downtown on Main Street, awaits a surge of activity to come later in the night. The club, which remained one of the most popular in the city, featured open mic nights ano a wide array of popular music C. McEntee photo Junior Enc Kogelshawtz beats on the drums during a Faces For Radio set at a party on a weekend night. Local student bands added an extra dimension to parties on campus, and were a favorite over a stereo any night. C. McEntee photo 50 MlCHlGANENS IAN By Kara DeBoer On the University campus, music was everywhere. From Hill Auditorium ' s renowned acoustics to random street corners improvisa- tional amateurs, Ann Arbor was overflowing with lyrical talent. LSA junior Krystal Dickens ' most memorable music moment came from an unlikely source: the Diag. " I ' ve seen the great- est performances on the Diag. Once I was on my way to a football game, and this Jamaican guy was playing the drums and making up music based on the people walking by. It was great, " Dickens said. " And there ' s a guy playing the harmonica there every day. " Other students saw music in more tra- ditional venues, like Hill Auditorium. " I ' ve seen Guster twice, once at Hill and once at the Mich- igan Theatre, " said LSA junior Jordan Powell. " I ' ve also been to the Bird of Paradise, where I saw some really classy jazz music. " LSA senior Casey Lindberg saw Beck and the Men ' s Glee Club at Hill Auditorium. As Hill was to undergo mass renovations in the summer, Lindberg added that he hoped to see " the old-style, tiered layout of the auditorium " at the venue the next year. Besides the theatres that showed mainly large-scale acts, including Hill Audi- torium, the Michigan Theatre, and the State Theatre, students also attended performances in more intimate settings. The Blind Pig, the Ark, the Firefly Club, and many cafes featured everything from jazz and folk trios to hip-hop groups. Mark Schneider, LSA junior and local musician, played acoustic guitar at many local cafes including Espresso Royale. Having recently moved from Pittsburg, he was much impressed with Ann Arbor ' s live music scene. " The acoustic scene in Ann Arbor is really strong, but under- ground, " he said. " There are far more acoustic groups than rock bands but we don ' t hear 80 percent of them. " Schneider added that the majority of groups in Ann Arbor are " aging folk- hippie groups. " Residential College sophomore Anna Blackburn preferred the area ' s most alternative venues, such as the Blind Pig, St. Andrews Hall in Detroit and the Magic Stick in Ferndale. " They show a lot of really diverse acts, " she said. Blackburn added that some of the best bands play at casual parties and local bars on the weekends. " Smokestack, Saturday Looks Good to Me, and Pedro the Lion are great, " she said. " It ' s always fun to get somewhere and find out there ' s a band playing. " A less notorious but very worthwhile venue, according to Blackburn, was a stage in the basement of dormitory East Quad called " Half- way Inn " where many local groups performed. The University offered multi-faceted entertainment and venues. This diversity allowed all students to discover and listen to music of their own liking. MICHIGAN LIFE 5 1 Senior history major Dan Conklin serves a collider with a smile. Rod ' s Diner, located on State Street, was a common place for students to eat and work, offering cheap, good food and a friendly environment. S. Thomas photo 52 -NSIAN With a tray of drinks. Emma Lister, junior LSA student, spends a late night at Arbor Brewing Company. Waiting tables, no matter how hard the work or long the hours, was a necessity for some students who were short on cash, S. Thomas photo " I don ' t work because I like giving back to the community...! work to pay the rent. " Many students, whether they were short on cash or just in need of some extra spending money, chose to work their way through the year. Time management, for some, was a reason to work or a reason not to. " I ' m not really sure why 1 didn ' t get a job, " said Ellie Dimick, LSA junior. " I didn ' t think I ' d have time, but at the same time I wish I had one. " Dimick, like many students, babysat and worked other odd jobs during the summer but chose to take the school year off. Art and Design junior Lorelee Bankert, on the other hand, felt that sometimes by K3T3 time management was much harder without a DeB06T Jk- With all the distractions available on campus, from the living room TV to surfing the internet, there was plenty to do besides study. But either way, she insisted, social life was a key element in every student ' s experience. " When I don ' t have enough to do, I don ' t get anything done, " she said . " I need either 12 credits, a job, and a social life, or 18 credits and a social life. Notice I choose the social life over a job! " When finances required it, however, balancing school and work was something many students had to master. The right job could make all the difference in how success- ful students handled their class load. Due to its convenient location, high pay, and flexible hours, working in the dormitory cafeteria was a favorite occupation for many students. It also offered the chance for meeting many people. Adam Carlin, LSA senior, worked in West Quadrangle ' s cafeteria all four undergraduate years. " Because of the high traffic in West Quad, I get to meet a lot of people, " Carlin said. But even though he admitted the work was better than other previous jobs, he wished he had more free hours during the week. " I like my job, " he said. " But it really distracts me from studying. I know I would get a lot more done if I could work less. " Engineering junior Ryan Dawson also worked in his cafeteria in Mary Markley Hall during his freshman year. " Working in the cafeteria was really good money, and very conve- nient, " Dawson said. This year he found an even more convenient job, though he thought many students would disagree. " I work for the Depart- ment of Public Safety. Everybody thinks we go on drunk patrol, but it ' s not like that. Some- times we have to patrol campus to watch for robberies or assaults, but otherwise it ' s all office work. I can split my hours up however I want, and the pay is good. " Many other students said they worked in restaurants, coffee shops, and various University libraries and offices. No matter what the occupation, however, money was always the bottom line. " I don ' t work because I like giving back to the community, " Carlin said. " I work to pay the rent. " MICHIGAN LIFE 53 Frustration hits the Angell Hall com- puting site eariy in the morning as Matthew Baratta. a senior history and biology major continues To have printing problems, Networked com- puters at the University had many advantages, but they all seemed to be arbitrary if one could not get his or her term paper to print. T. Akinnwsum photo INTERNET The Internet, first developed in the early 1960s, was created for the sharing of super- computers among United States researchers. However, in this age of technology, the Internet was the way most students share information too. Students used the Internet for almost every- thing they do from checking the weather to making financial investments. Most commonly around campus, students used their Internet By Cn6lS69 connections to download music and movies, And6rSOn communicate via e-mail and America Online Instant Messenger (AIM), download software programs, and do research for homework. Daily, students flooded the numerous computing sites around campus while logging several hours of Internet time. But did they spend too much time on the Internet? " I check my e-mail five to ten times an hour, and I always have AIM going, " said Pat- rick Kincaid, LSA English major. Some students were so attached to AIM that it got in the way of their studies. " I have to be careful that I don ' t talk too long, otherwise I won ' t get anything done, " Kincaid said. The convenience of the Internet and its endless possibilities, however, could make life easier for students. " I like being able to hyper mediate my computer using AIM, Kazaa (media downloading program), and Microsoft Word simultaneously, " said Matt Davey, second- year LSA student. Davey also said he used AIM to communicate because it was faster and more convenient than the telephone, plus it was free. On the other hand, it was not cost effective if the money saved from a phone bill was spent on a new hard drive when a computer got a virus from data sharing via the Internet. " I won ' t put any downloading software on my com- puter because I ' m nervous that I will get a virus, " said Stefanie Zwick, a first-year LSA student. Last year, Zwick received e-mail with the sub- ject heading, " Here are the photos you wanted. " With curiosity, she opened the document, which crashed Windows on her family ' s computer. Her friend had received a virus that spread through e-mail address books. " I felt terrible about what I had done, but luckily my dad was able to fix it, " Zwick said. As a majority, students did not seem too worried about catching viruses on their com- puters due to the virus protection and firewall provided on ResComp ' s Blue Disk. Here at the University, with cutting edge technology, stu- dents were ready and willing to explore the ends of the Internet. 54 MlCHIGANENSlAN oefore ire stu- T. AJcinmii-SHru photo " I won ' t put any downloading software on my computer because I ' m nervous that I will get a virus. " " You can just stop in, grab ' ti : f MB ,59 per ' s in anticipation for Saturday night. Located on East University and Vaughn, Jimmy ' s was frequented by students living south of campus for their liquor and late-night munchie needs T. AJcimnu.stmi photo Christopher Kalis, a fifth-year political science major, leaves Campus Corner with a case of beer. Liquor stores on campus provided students who did not have cars easy access to alcoholic erages, although sometimes they were forced to pay higher prices. T. Afejiimustini photo One of the most common beginnings to a night of partying was the ever-necessary liquor run. The nights were long, the money was short, and the 21st hirthday was still just around the corner. Where did students go to stock up? Campus Corner, located on the corner By K3T3 of State Street and Packard, was a favorite or tnose students still in anticipation of the " magic day. " Although the prices tended to be a little harsh, the cashiers checking IDs at this liquor vendor were, for the most part, pretty kind. " Campus Corner never gives you a hard time with a fake ID, " said LSA junior Emma Lister. According to LSA junior Kevin Maratea, Campus Corner ' s leniency held true only for girls. " Campus Corner is a good place for girls to go, but I swear they raise the prices for guys, " Maratea said. He added that all the stores around central campus hardly offered a bargain. " All the stores are pretty expensive, but they can be convenient when you don ' t have a car. You can just stop in, grab a 40, and go. " For those with cars, however, Maratea said that Meijer offered the best deals on liquor and beer. Additionally, he thought that it was the easiest location to pass a fake. " Meijer has the best prices and they are easy on IDs, " he added. Village Corner was unanimously voted as the place to avoid when using a fake. LSA junior Kelly Dobson agreed, and thought also that Village Corner employed some pretty sketchy characters. " Unless you have a nose piercing, I wouldn ' t expect anyone not to be asked to show ID, " Dobson said. Closer to central campus, the liquor and beer vendors included In and Out, Village Corner, Champions, and the Diag Party Store. Depending on whether students were interested in liquor, beer kegs, or pizza, different stores were preferred. " The Diag Party Store has the best Economics graduate Marc Lewin peruses the beer selection at Village Comer. The store housed one of the biggest wine selections on campus, as well as groceries and adult peri- odicals. T. Afcinmtuuru photo deal for kegs, " Maratea said. " Free delivery is key. " Dobson claimed that In and Out and the Diag Party store are famous for their late night pizza slices. A new addition to the late night munchie scene was Bella Napoli, located right next-door to In and Out, which competed with In and Out in the pizza market. According to some students, however, In and Out was still the best because of their secret marketing tech- niques. " You go in innocently to buy a gallon of milk, and when you see that pizza on the way, it ' s impossible to leave without it, " commented an anonymous LSA sophomore. Blue Front and Jimmy ' s Sgt. Pepper ' s were more convenient for those living toward the south side, although Lister said each store had a disadvantage. " Blue Front is best, but they close really early, " Lister said. " Sgt. Pepper ' s is also pretty cool but smaller in its selection. " Wherever the source, students with money and the right identification frequented liquor stores campus-wide. The Wolverines, hard at class-work during the week, depended on local liquor suppliers for much needed rest, relaxation, and rowdiness. MICHIGAN LIFE 5 7 -v ' , -J-- - A . . m home for some and a | for many mote Certa- out o " was one burned into n R. Mi -Tear photo months have always been ersity Students, heralding er cold, final exams, and an overbearing undesirability of leaving the indoors. At its best, however, the winter weather was an aesthetically beautiful setting for the stoic campus buildings and neighboring storefronts. As in past years, the colorful " Season ' s Greetings " lights Street and the vibrant twinkle Smongst the leafless East University trees brought holiday cheer to pedestrians. While the off-white slush deteriorated the appearance of the sidewalks, fresh dustings of snow renewed its luster. Snowball fights, snowmen, snow angels, and any other frozen creations imaginable sprung up across campus. " We built a snowman holding a beer, but on the first night, someone must ' ve taken the can for deposit, " mused LSA senior Lauren Boismier. Jeremy Menkowitz, senior LSA student, recalled, " I flipped out when my roommate smacked me in the face with a snowball. But don ' t worry, I made him pay for it in the end. " Winter was a distinct part of the University experience, unable to be ignored by even the most reclusive. While the season ' s decorative beauty pleased some, many students remained wary once the heavy coats became necessities. Many continued to long for more temperate climates. " I believe that everyone gets one fall per year, " attested senior economics student Ben Wander, referring to the icy patches on campus walkways. " Your best bet is to hope that no one ' s watching when your time comes. " " I flipped out when my roommate smacked me in the face with a snowball. But don ' t worry, I made him pay for it in the end. " Garlands grace the skylights of Nickels Arcade on a cold night. Bright lights and festive decorations were a part of the holiday season on campus, putting students in good moods, despite the threat of exams before the break. J. Neff photo MlCIUUANENSlAN WINTER Footprints make a path through the snow up to Angell Hall. While winter months brought freezing tempera- tures and ice, the campus was also blessed with a generous amount of beautiful snow. L. Proux photo A dorm resident launches snowballs from behind a car during the South Quad West Quad snowball fight. Occurring on the first snowfall of each year, the fight pitted students agamst each other in friendty fire, and this year West Quad took home the victory. J. Neff photo MICHIGAN LIFE 1 ART ON NORTH CAMPUS " ...the whole atmosphere is just completely relaxing. " The reflecting poof spouts water in front of the Lurie Building on a quiet fall day. Modern architecture and unique monuments added character to North Campus. K. Maker photo 62 MlCHIGANENSIAN Dne of many on North Campus, a Bone sculpture sits outside of the kt school- The presence of the of Art Design contributed to installations as well as indoor i, creative influencing the student body. K. Maher photo " North Campus is the unknown jewel of the University. Everyday I get a chance to see the beautiful art that is around while I study or go to class. This makes me want to go up to North Campus as often as I can, " said senior design major Beth Hamburg. There were many permanent art pieces by J6nniT6r on North Campus that helped students relax and 1_66 enjoy the scenery as they studied or went to class. For instance, the Media Union, a hot spot for studying, held a plethora of murals, even in the elevators. " As an engineering major, I am stuck on North Campus more than a sane person ever should be. But, I really get through my time on North Campus because of how beautiful it is. In particular, the Media Union, where I have to do most of my programs, has so much to beautiful art to look at all of the time, " said junior engineering major Graham Nash. In addition to most of the art inside schools on North Campus, such as the modern architecture in the engineering buildings, North Campus housed attractive landscapes. " When it is warm outside before winter sets in, I love to take my homework and go by the pond at the music school. There is a beautiful sculpture right next to it, and the whole atmosphere is just completely relaxing, " said Hamburg. Besides the pond, North Campus proudly displayed its reflecting pool and the Bell Tower. The last addition of art each year came from particular exhibitions in the School of Art and Architecture. This past year it held the " What is Its Use " show in the Jean Paul Slusser gallery, which displayed everyday objects dis- torted into fascinating pieces of art. Also, in the Warren M. Robbins Center Gallery, the gradu- ate art students directed their own gallery show. " The second floor of art is just beautiful and even more special because you know that the work is done by fellow students. Yet, I still feel like I am in a gallery in New York, " said Hamburg. MICHIGAN LIFE 63 Academics KATHRYN TORRES L. Proux photo t 4 Nik HU ' ANitNSIAN M. Christiansen photo ompeting against the standards set by professors, peers, and themselves, University students in all majors and schools pushed Wr the envelope to maintain a tradition of academic excellence. Stu- dents prospered and struggled in classes and were challenged and bored by professors. Whether participating in Living -Learn ing communities such as Lloyd Hall Scholars or pulling all-nighters in the UGLi, they worked diligently to find direction and earn a degree from one of the nation ' s top universities. ACADEMICS 65 " FRESHMEN RECEIVED A COPY OF THEIR SCHEDULE FOR THE FALL TERM AT ORIENTATION. ..WITH NO REGARD FOR THE PERSONAL PREFERENCES OF THE STUDENTS. " Concentrating intently on her metals project, junior ceram- ics and art history major Megan Roach puts all the pieces together. Those under the pre-2002 undergraduate cur- riculum were able to be enrolled in other schools and have the option of art as a minor. K. Maher photo Putting the finishing touches on her ceramics piece, freshman Art and Design student Lauren Hughes works long into the evening. The new curriculum ' s days were not only taxing, but the students still had to put in the regular amount of time to finish their work. K. Maher photo 66 MlCHIGANENSIAN NEW REQUIREMENTS CAUSES MALCONTENT AMONG ART STUDENTS College: a time for intellectual freedom and a break from the mandated and sometimes uninteresting courses delegated by high school curriculums. At least that ' s what many Art and Design freshmen were anticipating when they stepped through the doors of the University ' s learning community. While many students grumbled at the restrictive nature of their concentration requirements, the Art and Design freshmen were never given an option. Many students did not take the school ' s description of " highly structured " for the first two years of study to mean entirely structured. " We are not allowed to choose which classes we want to take or when we want to take them for our first two years; each freshman received a copy of their schedule for the fall term at orientation, which was drawn up by the administration with no regard for the personal preferences of the students, " said freshman Art and Design major Taylor Rutledge. The new choice of curriculum was part of the University ' s wish to become a world-class institution with globally minded, well-rounded students. While certainly admirable in the eyes of the students affected by the new change in policy, it did create concern over insufficient time to achieve mastery in their selected art media in the remaining " extraordinarily flexible " two years at the school. The subsequent presentations of their work at the end of their fourth and eighth semester might have been more difficult for the students affected by the new program. Students who performed unsatisfactorily on these reviews were asked to either re-review at a later date, asked to take time off or improve problem areas, or in some cases leave the program altogether. There were also problems with the individuals interested in transferring into the program from either within the University or elsewhere. " Even though I have completed an art class from the old curriculum and even though I have completed two semesters here at the University, if I were to transfer to the art school, I would still have four years of undergraduate classes ahead of me, at the least. This is, I think, understandably distressing, " said sophomore LSA student Dustin Crawford. The dissatisfaction and disillusion felt by many freshman students faced with two more years of mapped out and inflexible schedules prompted them to sign petitions that were then brought to Assistant Dean Mary Schmidt in hope of modifying the curriculum and explaining the student impact of the new requirements. Waiting for these changes to happen, the discussions left to the freshmen in the Art and Design classes were concluded by Rutledge as such: " We likened the new curriculum to an ice cream parlor in which we are forced to sample every flavor; even if we know we ' re allergic to chocolate, we ' re made to swallow a mouthful of Mackinac Island Fudge. " BY KATHRYN TORRES ACADEMICS 67 ndmg a riace STUDENTS ' OPINIONS VARY AS TO THE IDEAL SPOT TO STUDY On weeknights and some- times even on weekends, students could be found in a variety of places studying for classes, preparing for exams, and writing papers. The studying places ranged from coffee shops to the libraries to dorms and off-campus housing. The reasons for studying at different places were unique to each student as they found a place where they could be most productive. One of the most popular places on campus to study was the Undergraduate Library, better known as the UGLi. The UGLi provided four floors of places to study with full-sized tables, small carrels and com- puter labs. Even within the UGLi, students tended to stick to a single floor for study- ing. The basement and the first floor had the reputation of being the loudest, while the third and fourth floors offered a quieter atmosphere. Junior English major Allison Lazette said, " I like to study on the fourth floor of the UGLi. I study there because there are lots of tables and it is usually quiet, but not too quiet. I like some background noise when I study. " Students also chose to study at the Hatcher Graduate Library. The reading room provided tables and tables of lighted seating areas, or if a student did not want anyone to find them, they could hide in the stacks. Studying at the libraries also allowed students to take study breaks. The food venues close to the libraries, such as the Union, In and Out, Panchero ' s, and Jimmy John ' s, allowed students to refuel and pick up some food for energy. Some students chose places to study based on their location. They chose places close to their house, to classes, or to food areas. The Union provided a variety of places for students to study. They could sit in the MUG, find a couch on the first or second floor, or study at a desk in the read- ing room. Lazette said, " 1 also like to study and read in the Union reading room. I like to study there because it is quiet and there are really comfortable chairs. Also, as an added bonus, there are many places to eat downstairs if I get hungry. " Coffee shops provided students with the ability to study in a more casual environment. They could talk there while studying, have food and drinks, and be in a more exciting atmosphere. Some of the common coffee shops to study at included Amer ' s, The Coffee Beanery, Espresso Royale, Starbucks, and Rendez-Vouz Cafe. Junior anthropol- ogy and Spanish major Heather Hicks said, " I love the people you find at the Rendez-Vous Cafe, very internation- ally mixed with many languages being spoken. The environment is very con- ducive to conversation, which can be dangerous when trying to study. The best Nutella crepes! " Even if studying always did not get done, the study places allowed for social interaction. In the end, students ended up doing what had to be done to get their work finished. Each student had a different special place on campus where they felt the most comfortable studying. BY CARLY MCENTEE 68 MR Hi,: - NENSIAN Studying outside the Residential College, freshmen Ariel Kiken and Carolyn Summer take advantage of a sunny day. Many students could be seen studying m various grassy spots around the campus during good weather. K. Malta photo Trying to find just the right spot, junior biology major Katie Reynolds gets comfortable for a long day of studying at the Undergraduate Library. The UGLi was a louder and less formal alternative to the Graduate Library. K. Maher photo " I LOVE THE PEOPLE YOU FIND AT THE RENDEZ-VOUS CAFE... THE ENVIRONMENT IS VERY CONDUCIVE TO CONVERSATION, WHICH CAN BE DANGEROUS WHEN TRYING TO STUDY. " ACADEMICS 69 Taking time out of studying, ISA freshmen Michael Cooper and Zack Riegle chat in the UGli. Small breaks were needed to get through the long study hours that were needed to understand course material. S. Ted as itkmana photo An open exchange of ideas helps LSA freshmen Adrian Moron, Zoraida Martinez, chemistry major Chris Grant and Molly Meade get through their course work. For some classes it was necessary to work through the homework with the help of others. S. Tedjasukmana photo 70 MlCHIGANENSlAN BENEFICIAL LONGEVITY FOUND IN GROUP LEARNING It came from both sides: sitting quietly bending over their studies, some students wondered how the lively study group sitting next to them ever got anything done while they, chatting over the class matters, probably pondered the same about them. Most assumed it was just a manner of habit or social inclination. However, University psychologist Oscar Ybarra suggested that there were other factors in play. " Across all age groups, the more socially engaged participants were, the lower their level of cognitive impairment and the better their working memory performance, " he explained. Popular consensus for maintaining and improving mental faculties involved usually solitary, intellectual activities such as reading or doing a crossword puzzle. It was common to see crossword enthusiasts searching for four-letter words during lecture, " I enjoy doing crossword puzzles because they are fun and challenging and sometimes I can multi-task but if the crossword is hard then you do have to choose between one or the other, " said senior biology-psychology major Marco Fuji. There were as many different places to study on campus as there were factors in deciding whether or not to study alone; " It will depend on the subject matter, like for Orgo I will study by myself because I need to concentrate but then for other classes I have to work in groups to get anything done, " said sophomore engineering major Ryan King. While some chose the intense silence of the Graduate Library, some people really did need the extra stimulation found in coffee houses and the Undergraduate Library. " I normally study alone, but I tend to get a lot more done with groups, music, and noise, " said freshman engineering major Erik Powers. Although Ybarra ' s findings only established a possible link and not a real cause, he asserted that it might have some insight in social and cognitive evolution into cultures. For many courses the exchange of ideas was most helpful in understanding the subject matter, although there could be other situational factors as well. " Basically it ' s not necessary to need that sense of belonging when studying with someone else, but it is more comfortable and less stressful, " Powers said. BY KATHRYN TORRES " I NORMALLY STUDY ALONE, BUT I TEND TO GET A LOT MORE DONE WITH GROUPS, MUSIC, AND NOISE. " ACADEMICS 7 1 A student silently reflects on the events of Sept. 1 1 , 2001 during the vigil at the Diag. Many students were left bewil- dered and confused about the events leading up to such a tragedy. J. Werner photo A student studies the methods of persuasion used on the suicide bombers. Students in Professor Raymond Tanter ' s class were asked to try different methods on their friends to see the effectiveness and psychology behind the attacks. K.Stoner photo THE SEMINAR HAS EXPANDED MY VIEWS AND HAS HELPED ME TO REALIZE HOW OUR COUNTRY HAS CHANGED. ' 72 MlCHIOANENSIAN CLASSES TEACH THE MANY FACETS OF THE SEPT. 11 TRAGEDY Following the September 1 1 attacks, the University of Michigan decided to offer undergraduate courses reflecting on the different aspects of terrorism. The eight classes, created within the college of LSA, included: Ethno-Religious Conflict and the Media, War in the Twentieth Century Middle East, The Psychology of Negotiation and Conflict Management, Political Psychology, International Politics, Literature and Evil, State Sponsored Terror in Asia, and From Camelot to Kandahar. Each of the classes used examples from the September 1 1 attacks, as well as other historic events, to emphasize theories and con- cepts within their specific curriculum. This allowed the students to hypothesize and come to their own conclusions about the rea soning behind the attacks, as well as the politics that followed. " This class hasn ' t really changed my views or opinions on the events of September 11, but it makes me think of all the reasoning behind the attacks like leadership theory, conflict, nuclear war, and terrorism, " said Elizabeth Kluczynski, third year LSA student, of her Political Psychology class. The Political Psychology course, taught by Professor David G. Winter, focused on topics of leadership, war and peace, individual and group personality at a distance, psychological aspects of political processes, and the breakdowns and restoration of the political process. " This class adds a new dimension, a new angle and prospective to the attacks on the World Trade Centers, " said Stavros Lee, a second year engi- neering student. During the topic of leadership, the Political Psychology class concentrated on the ques- tion of what it takes to be a successful leader. " Was Muhamad Ata, the man who con- vinced 19 people to crash airplanes into World Trade Center buildings a successful leader? " Professor Winters questioned his class during lecture. " What about Osama Bin Laden? " Students within the class commented on both sides of the issue disputing the uncertainty. One student responded, " Yes, because Osama Bin Laden accomplished his mission. " Another student cross-examined the issue saying, " No, there was a much larger goal in mind besides destroying two towers, like disbanding Americans. " Students in the Psychology of Negotiation and Conflict Management first year seminar, taught by Kim Leary, associate director of the University ' s psychological clinic and clinical psychologist at the Institute for Human Adjustment, said that their pro- fessor used examples from the September 1 1 attacks quite frequently because it was an example to which students could relate. Also, these recent events were not yet included in textbooks, so they came up in conversation frequently. " The seminar has expanded my views on stereotypes and prejudices around the United States and has helped me to realize how our country has changed by the way we interact with Arabs. Now I see tons of stereotypes and I realize it is not the right thing to be doing, " said Jon Anderson, freshman LSA student. Students seemed to appreciate this new addition to the curriculum and the ability to relate the common courses to a major historical event with which we all had experience. BY CHELSEA ANDERSON i ACADEMICS 73 " LEARNING SHOULD BE A JOYFUL, EXCITING EXPERIENCE NOT A DOGGED MARCH FROM THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS TO A PREDETERMINED FINISH LINE OR THE FIRST DAY OF YOUR FIRST JOB. LOOSEN UP. " New President Mary Sue Coleman works the ice cream counter and greets her new student body. The ice cream social was a way for the new President to talk to the stu- dents in an informal, relaxed way. K. Stoner photo 74 MlCHIG JANENSIAN AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT OUR NEWLY APPOINTED PRESIDENT Mary Sue Coleman was elected as the 13th president of the University in May. The decision ended a six-month search by the regents, who acted as the presidential search committee. In August, Coleman succeeded Joseph B. White, the interim president, who had served for almost a year. Coleman came from the University of Iowa, where she had served as president since 1995, and as professor of biochemistry in Iowa ' s College of Medicine and professor of biological sciences in the College of Liberal Arts. Regent Laurence Dietch commented on her outstanding academic accomplishments and credentials, describing Coleman as " a national leader in higher education, who was quite simply the best candidate in an extraordinary field. " In addition to her presidency at Iowa, Coleman also had an impressive history, holding several leadership positions at various prestigious institutions. " My entire career has been spent at some of the nation ' s finest public universities, " Coleman said. " The presidency of the University of Michigan is the pinnacle of public higher education. I am looking forward to this oppor- tunity to work with the faculty, staff and students of this great university. " Lee C. Bollinger decided to accept presidency at Columbia University in October of 2001. After serving for five memorable years, Bollinger ended his career at the University, moving to his alma mater. Throughout his presi- dency, he had established a very close connection to Univer- sity students, and a new relationship between the University and Ann Arbor. When he left for New York mid-year, Uni- versity students and faculty bid him a fond farewell. Coleman ' s arrival heralded new academic initiatives and an inevitable change in agenda. Coleman expressed that she was especially committed to the success of the campus- wide initiative in the life sciences, because " as in so many fields, the benefits of Michigan ' s work in healthcare and life sciences research are felt across .the state and around the world fulfilling the mission and role of a great public university dedicated to advancing the public good. " She also expressed her pride in the University ' s defense of the educational value of a diverse student body, and her excitement towards the array of upcoming internation- ally significant events to be held at the University. Cole- man also continued some of the initiatives Bollinger had worked on. For example, she supported the University ' s participation in Fathom, one of the premier resources for authenticated knowledge and online learning available on the Web today, as well as the President ' s Advisory Committee on Women ' s Issues. " The fundamental objec- tive of the Commission was to help women achieve full and equal participation in all aspects of life and leadership at the University of Michigan, " promoting the develop- ment of new policies, practices, and procedures designed to enhance gender equity. On August 29th, Coleman appeared before class of 2006 at the New Student Convocation, giving both words of praise and advice. " It ' s wonderful to have you here at last our fabulous class of 2006. Even from this distance, I can see the spark in your eye that says ' Here I am, bring it on! ' I know exactly how you feel because I am new here too, " Coleman proudly told the arena filled with thousands of freshmen. She went on to remind stu- dents of the " dance " they must perform throughout their years in college: one step forward, one step back, and a sideways slide. " Learning should be a joyful, exciting experience - not a dogged march from the first day of class to a predetermined finish line or the first day of your first job. Loosen up, " she said. " Explore those tangential paths while you have the chance. " By the end of her speech, it was clear that she had filled the hearts of the freshman class. Coleman ' s warm welcome extended to the rest of the University, as she continued to appear at major events and speak before her beloved new family. BY HAN-CHING LIN ACADEMICS 75 BUSINESS SCHOOL RANKS SECOND IN THE NATION H aving the world ' s second ranked Business School, the Uni- versity was quite a force to be reckoned with. This title, given by the Wall Street Journal, was appropriate for the awesome combination of an outstanding faculty and cut- ting edge knowledge as well as students that were highly motivated and talented. With a faculty made up of leading experts in their fields, and students who expected no less than that, the product was an unrivaled educational experience, which empowered students with both business knowledge and the ability to apply it to the real world. Students in the Business School were given a solid grounding in all of the functional areas of business through a core curriculum and were then able to develop a specialization. This tradition resulted in training that was excellent across the board, providing students with the advantage of working across functions and possessing knowledge of multiple areas of business, while superb teaching supported their specialization and career interest. Faculty and students who expected a great deal from one another complimented the cutting edge knowledge across the board. The teach- ing quality in the Business School was respected all across the world. The faculty, made up of experts in a variety of fields, were committed to an outstanding performance both in developing business knowledge through research and in delivering that knowledge through teaching. The students, on the other hand, were a group that was both diverse and highly moti- vated. " The B-school lived up to its name, " commented Lu Kong, a junior in the program. " 1 couldn ' t see how someone could come out of the B-school not succeeding. Everyone was so motivated. " The program ' s excellence also meant that it was highly selective. " The selective admission process made the student body top-rank. Stu- dents who were selected maintained Michigan ' s high ranking, " said junior Shivangi Shah. Despite the competition, the business school was a tight commu- nity. " We were put in sections when we entered the school, and you had all your core classes with those same people. I really got a chance to know people, and we organized social events outside of class, " said Shah. All the great things about the Business School made it a great help when it came to looking for a job after graduation. Shah was confident of this. " I felt Michigan ' s name would help me when I ' m looking for a job after graduation. Our reputation went far. Even at orientation, they were talking about jobs, and the importance of it. This was something that was a central BY HAN-CHING LIN - - ( O Ml( KIG . h MA I COULDN ' T SEE HOW SOMEONE COULD COME OUT OF THE B-SCHOOL NOT SUCCEEDING. EVERYONE WAS so MOTIVATED. " With coat in a hand, a student exits one of the Business School ' s buildings. The students picked to attend the school were among the most motivated and best the University had to offer. S. Thomas photo Flags of several nations hang over the Business School ' s student lounge in homage to the diversity found through- out the school. Many of the students came to the Busi- ness School from all over the world. S. Thomas photo A pillar stands before Davidson Hall as one of the many examples of diverse architecture at the Business School. Part ot the school ' s excellence was a global approach to the business world. S. Thomas photo ACADEMICS 77 Driving down Stale Street, senior political science major Bryan Hartman takes his bus through its daily rounds. There were hundreds of jobs available through the Univer- sity ranging from librarian to grounds keeper. Y. Qranuta photo Either to pay off his student loans or simply to get a bite to eat. recent graduate Te ' De Van Kurzwiel freestyle raps for loot with food and juice acceptable. This was one of the more extreme and creative ways students made a living or at least earned a bite to eat. Y. Qranata photo O MlCHIGANENSlAN Payin TUITION PRICES CAUSE STUDENTS TO FIND DIVERSE JOBS Despite the inevitable disparity in financial situations and circumstances, college stu- dents across the country could attest to the fact that university tuition costs had skyrocketed in recent years. The staggering rate at which tuition prices had risen and continued to rise prompted, if not forced, students to search for ways to help finance college costs. Several University students took advantage of available work-study opportunities, loans, scholarships, jobs and other resources to help compromise the hefty price tag of a college education, particularly that from the Uni- versity of Michigan. The government helped fund an education through many ways, such as federal loans or military ser- vice. The Navy had virtually made attaining a college education for Aaron Bell, who served for six years, a more realizable goal. He said, " Without the help from the mili- tary, attending school would have been more difficult for me financially because I did not receive any scholarships. 1 definitely would not have been able to attend the Uni- versity because of the tuition being so high. " Bell ' s tuition check was sent directly to him, not to the University, as a form of tuition payment, and was conditional upon calling or verifying online that his enrollment in the University had not changed. " The military has given me the opportu- nity to obtain a degree from the University without having to worry about how I am going to pay for it, or how my parents are going to pay for it. " Most students were unable to obtain full scholar- ships, which left them with the difficult task of finding the money not just for tuition but for living expenses as well. The University ' s definition of a student employee was one whose " primary purpose for being at the University is to obtain an education. " Although the tuition prices were rising, the University provided countless work-study and non-work study jobs in varying capacities to all students. Many chose to be resident advisors, obtaining free room and board for at least one year to help lessen the burden of living expenses on top of heavy tuition bills. One less involved non-work-study job at the University was that of bus driver. " Since I can ' t pay tuition, my parents take care of it and I take responsibility of the other things such as rent and food, " said senior bio-psychology student Otema Ansong. Ansong was one of the many students at the Uni- versity that took care of tuition either through parental resources or loans and shouldered the living expenses on their own. A few students were able to pay completely for their education themselves through work. However with the rising cost of tuition and prices overall, financial inde- pendence was a harder goal to obtain than in the past. Said Ansong, " Even with two jobs, I still don ' t think that it is enough. " BY ERICA CHERNICK AND KATHRYN TORRES " EVEN WITH TWO JOBS, I STILL DON ' T THINK THAT IT ' S ENOUGH. " ACADEMICS 79 A group of panelists sits attentively at the public update on the affirmative action lawsuits held on September 20. Mary Sue Coleman gave the University ' s formal statement to the gathering. T. AJdnimusuru photo THIS WAS OUR GENERATION ' S OPPORTUNITY TO PUT RACISM AND INEQUALITY ON TRIAL. ' 80 N. . NENS1AN ncerrain victory AFFIRMATIVE ACTION RULING MET WITH INCREASED DETERMINATION May 14, 2002 marked a very important date in civil rights history. On that date the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, Ohio ruled to uphold the University of Michigan ' s tradi- tion of using race as a factor in the admis- sions process. Grutter vs. Bollinger was one of only three cases since 1978 in which a federal Circuit Court ruled in support of Affirmative Action, and very well may become the first case of its kind ever heard in the Supreme Court. The conflict all started October 17, 1997, when students Jennifer Gatz and Patrick Hammacher sued the University regarding its admissions policy. Both stu- dents excelled academically in high school, yet were waitlisted and eventually rejected for admission into the school of LSA. In December of 1997, Barbara Grutter, who was waitlisted and then rejected by the Law school in 1997, also sued the University. These highly controversial cases gained momentum over the next few years. Student group BAMN, The Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action and Integration and Fight for Equality By All Means Neces- sary, became more and more involved with the issue as the years passed. When Presi- dent Lee Bellinger ' s plea for the admissions process ' constitutionality was rejected, BAMN decided to take action. In January, 2000, BAMN put on a trial in Detroit. The group gathered its own witnesses, who together presented evidence for the bias in today ' s academic system and the need for and efficacy of affirmative action. It was a unique opportunity, arous- ing new interest and debate among both the student group and the plaintiffs in both pending cases. " This was our generation ' s opportunity to put racism and inequality on trial and ask once again if it is unconstitu- tional to combat it with the admissions pro- cess, " said BAMN activist Agnes Aleboua. Over the next few months, various companies, including GM, Intel, Micro- soft, and others filed briefs in favor of the University ' s policies. Representatives from each were in agreement that revoking such an admissions process would deny busi- nesses well-qualified minorities and reduce campus diversity. On December 13, 2000, Judge Patrick Duggan ruled in favor of the Uni- versity ' s undergraduate admission policies. However, the battle over the Law school ' s rejection of Barbara Grutter and others was just beginning. The Center for Individual Rights (CIR), which had also represented Jennifer Gatz, began its trial against the Law school on January 16, 2001. Two subsequent rul- ings later, the University ' s case looked dismal. On March 27, 2001, Judge Fried- man rejected the school ' s argument that its discrimination against white and Asian students is justified in order to attain diver- sity, and also rejected student intervenors ' claim that the admissions process is justi- fied to remedy past societal discrimination against minorities. The group responded with vigilance and determination, hold- ing a 3000 person demonstration on the University ' s Diag two days after the deci- sion was announced. On December 6, 2001, the plain- tiffs appealed the c ase at the 6th Circuit court in Cincinnati, Ohio. BAMN activ- ists and hundreds of supporters arrived on scene, filling the entire courtroom and two overflow rooms. The group also brought a 60,000 signature petition to substantiate their backing. The hearing was a success, and the date of the trial was set for January 16, 2001. On the court date the plaintiffs arrived greatly outnumbered. Barbara Grutter, who never actually testified, was joined only by representatives from CIR; the defendants, however, included President Lee Bollinger, UM Law profes- sor Richard Lempert, a University statisti- cian, and fifteen student intervenors from BAMN, United for Equality and Affirma- tive Action (UEAA), and Law Students for Affirmative Action (LSAA). Each group was allowed 30 hours to present their case, but in the fifteen day, month-long trial only the student intervenors used all their allot- ted time. On Friday, May 31, 2002, BAMN held its third National Conference on the Michigan campus, drawing thousands from states across the country. Its objectives were to celebrate the ruling, to begin the collec- tion of one million signatures in defense of affirmative action, and to organize a rally on the steps of the White House if the Supreme Court accepted CIR ' s appeal. Grutter vs. Bollinger was already a landmark case in many ways. It was the first case ever in which student intervenors put on a full case at trial. It was also the most highly debated and discussed trial since the Bakke decision in 1978, upon which the University ' s current admissions policies are based. BY KARA DEBOER ACADEMICS 81 A family of alumni and life-long Wolverine fans watch the football game together. Through Fathom.com, the University hoped to allow the alumni and others to experience the University through academics and not just football. S. Thomas photo ' WE WANT TO CONTINUE OUR CONNECTION WITH ALUMNI THROUGHOUT THEIR LIVES. ' HZ Micmci ANENSIAN earning THE UNIVERSITY CONNECTS TO THE WORLD THROUGH FATHOM. COM Always on the cutting edge of technology, the University introduced an exciting new precedent in 2002 that may pave the way toward future learning processes: a totally online course offering. Fathom.com hosted English professor Ralph Williams ' facilitation of the University ' s first-ever ' e-course, ' entitled " The Shakespeare You Never Knew: The First History Plays. " The course examined three Henry VI plays as well as Richard III. It drew inspiration from the Royal Shakespeare Company ' s 2001 appearances in Ann Arbor. " Not only did I get to read Ralph Williams ' thoughts on the connections between the words ' God ' and ' dog ' in the history plays, but I also got to watch video interviews with RSC actors and staff, " attested third-year history student Megan Marod. Quickly, a second e-course was constructed for the winter term of 2002. A conglomerate of professors united to teach " Daily Life in the Eastern Roman Empire: Trade, Travel and Transformation. " Susan Alcock, David Potter, and Sharon Herbert, from the classical studies department, and Terry Wilfong from the near eastern studies department collaborated to compile the information. While this idea was certainly trendy, students reading the fine print soon discovered that these courses generated no applicable credit to a degree. In fact, the primary audience was not necessarily the students. " We want to continue our connection with alumni throughout their lives, " explained associate provost for technology affairs James L. Hilton. For the modest fee of $45, students and alumni alike had the opportunity to observe some fascinating interpretations from the University ' s top authorities in the fields. Fathom.com boasted the authentication of its information as especially appealing; other contributions to the site came from Columbia University, the Cambridge University Press, the London School of Economics and Political Science, the British Library, the New York Public Library, and the University of Chicago, among an ever-growing list. Information was sorted both by subject and by contributing institution. Plenty of free knowledge was offered in addition to these e-courses, which were self-paced and could be completed in less than four weeks. From cultural anthropology to a virtual football trainer, the University ' s provision of online information succeeded in its intention: to keep both students and alumni mentally stimulated. The Fathom.com venture was an inclusive, bold new way for the University to pursue spreading its wealth of knowledge. BY ERIC RAJALA FATHOM tlu Uf iiia laiilBg ACADEMICS 83 A pile of job information flyers befuddles junior biology major Eileen Sagini during a career fair. While some job fair booths included alumni or guest speakers, many simply involved booths with various pamphlets. S. Tedjasukmana photo A informational magazine stand brightens the Career Center Often the job advertising overwhelmed the informational content of the various pb and graduate magazines. Y. Qranata photo Getting a headstart on the LSAT. a student relaxes while waiting for an appointment at the Career Center. The office offered many informational services from internships to job placement, Y. Qranata photo MiCHIGANENSIAN Tools of th THE CAREER CENTER SHINES LIGHT ON THE JOB MARKET After the carefree, romping years as a freshman, many students were faced with the daunting task of choosing a major and eventually a career. Through lack of options, some struggled in vain throughout their college careers to find a job that truly inspired them. The Career Center, formerly known as the Career Planning and Placement Center, strove to reawaken the same energy that students put into getting into the University and channel it into securing an internship or full-time job. " We are the bridge between college and the work force, " said Career Center worker and junior sociology major Harlena Reed. The Career Center wished to help students become successful in job searches throughout their lives. The countless informational pamphlets on jobs, colleges and entrance exams found in the office made the difficult transition from student to employee smooth. While they could not guarantee a job to every student, they stressed the importance of self-motivation while providing the tools to help. " What we can guarantee is that we will help students through any part of their career exploration and job search process, " said Peer Advising Services Coordinator Alana Jardis. If walk-in advising was not immediately available, peers advisors were trained to help with general advising and guide through FORUM, an online recruiting system for University students, which allowed students to put out their resumes to numerous jobs through bidding. Unique programs included online job fairs, forums, and advising as well as the mock interview. " Mock interviews are really helpful because you can see your strengths and weaknesses, " said Reed. While many students found The Career Center to be the ideal place to work through career goals, others took a more individualized route by seeking out mentors in professors, GSI and other faculty. " I don ' t think meeting the kinesiology faculty helped me with my career goal in general but it did help me get better advise for my future, " said sophomore kinesiology major Katelyn Ceccini. BY KATHRYN TORRES " WHAT WE CAN GUARANTEE IS THAT WE WILL HELP STUDENTS THROUGH ANY PART OF THEIR CAREER EXPLORATION... " ACADEMICS 85 " I CAME INTO THE UNIVERSITY KNOWING WHAT I WANTED TO DO BUT NOT KNOWING HOW TC GO ABOUT DOING IT. ' Sonhomote Slumn Sophomore Slump SECOND YEARS STRUGGLE WITH TRANSITIONING INTO THEIR ACADEMIC p ATH It was hard to find words to describe the exhilarating experi- ence of coming to the University fresh out of high school. How- ever, amidst the crazy mix of getting to know hundreds of new people, choosing organizations to be a part of, attend- ing social events, and just having fun, what was sometimes overlooked was spending sufficient time exploring all the academic opportunities and find- ing out exactly what one wanted to study. " I didn ' t know the best ways to manage my time and study effectively, " said LSA sophomore Victor Osisanya. " As a freshman, I didn ' t know what to expect, because it was so different from high school. " As a pre-med student, it was also hard for Osisanya to grasp the countless requirements he had to fulfill. " Even though I wasn ' t that stressed out, it was still nerve-wracking to deal with all the stuff I needed to do in the next three years. " As freshmen, all students were required to see advisors from their schools. Most students placed a lot of trust in advising staff to guide them to pick the right classes to take so that they could graduate on time. " I scheduled all of my classes according to what my advisor told me, " said Michelle Sarb, a kinesiology freshman. " I hope to get a lot of help from them in the future years as well. " Some students, on the other hand, faced difficulties when it came to getting help from advisors. " I came into the University knowing what I wanted to do, but not knowing how to go about doing it, " commented Orehemetse Marang, a senior in LSA. Studying psychology her first year, she switched to the Center for African Studies, and then finally decided to go into general studies with a focus on three particular areas she was interested in. " My advi- sor didn ' t help very much in giving me the right advice, nor did I feel like they cared much. Instead, it just took a lot of time to learn what was out there at the University, and I basically figured it all out on my own. " Although many students felt it was dif- ficult when it came to choosing a major and graduating on time, the craziness of freshman year was often the reason behind that. " A lot of freshman think they have a focus when they come in, " said Scott Kassner, an LSA academic advisor. " During sophomore year, real- ity sets in and they begin to understand that they were na ' ive and that selecting a concentration is a serious matter. " The process of choosing a concentration, and making the transition from fresh- man year to a more focused academic life was a different experience for each student. Some took advantage of the advising staff available, while others did it on their own. Nicole Rufuku, a junior in the Business School, described her personal experience in finding what she wanted to do. " No one should hold your hand when it comes to choosing our major. In such a huge university setting, there are defi- nitely times when not everyone gets a lot of attention. This teaches students to be strong and independent. " Freshmen had a lot to deal with. What was sometimes pushed aside was paying the necessary attention to learning the ropes around campus, so that students wouldn ' t have to worry about making it through tough classes or fulfilling requirements and graduating on time. However, almost all freshmen saw advisors, who acted as mentors, giving them advice and encouragement. For some, this worked out perfectly; for others, it was a journey on their own. Whether advisors played a major role, one thing was certain: the transition from a freshman to an academically focused upperclassman was no walk in the park. BY HAN-CHING LIN 86 Ml HluANKNSIAN Ross Oliver, a Sophomore dance major studies quietly after a long day of moving in. In addition to picking a mapr, sophomores also coped with the transition of leaving the residence halls, where academic advising was more readily availaOle through resident and peer advisors K. Maker photo John Bjork, an LSA sophomore, tries to schedule a last minute meeting at the Academic Advising Office. The office was swamped with freshmen early in the year, leaving sophomores unable to schedule a meeting until later in September. K. Sioner photo ACADEMICS 87 r ious Diversity LOSS OF RESIDENT FELLOWS BRINGS PROGRAM INTO QUESTION The vision statement of the Lloyd Hall Scholars Program as printed in the Fall 2002 Welcome Book was the fol- lowing: " The Lloyd Hall Scholars Program supports and inspires students to risk discovering their best selves and to take responsibility for the successes of their education. Students shape their future within an honest, intimate and diverse commu- nity of teachers, mentors and peers. " Perhaps one of the most attractive attributes of the Lloyd Hall Scholars Program was its focus on, and nurturing of, the diver- sity of the student body at the University. The program had been quite popular for this reason. Although the program ' s emphasis on promoting diversity and building a close-knit community was bound to draw universal appeal, it was of particular interest to students who were Michigan residents. Many such students chose to become Lloyd Scholars to meet fellow students from across the country and around the world. Often times, these in-state students wished to become involved with the Lloyd Hall Scholars Program so that they were not constantly spending time with the same people they knew prior to coming to the University. Many members of the campus community, particularly those who lived in Alice Lloyd Hall this year and in recent years, noted the program ' s apparent lack of diversity, despite its mission to support and sustain it. " The lack of diversity within Lloyd Hall is undeniable, " said Lloyd Hall resident fellow Leland Davis, " but it goes beyond the underrepresentation of minorities and people of color. Even amongst the white students of Lloyd Hall, there is a distinct lack of diversity. " Davis went on to point out that diversity was more than merely the group one came from; it was also about how one chose to spend their time at the University. Davis noted the importance of tackling the issue of the underrepresentation of racial and ethnic minorities, but reiterated the University ' s need to ' attract a wider spectrum of students from within the white com- munity as well. ' Other resident fellows shared Davis ' views on the value of fostering and maintaining diversity in the program. " Diver- sity is an unmet goal of LHSP, " said Lloyd Hall resident fellow Patty Skuster. " I am grateful that the LHSP administration is increasingly working to achieve it. 1 hope to see even more resources put toward diversity in the future. " Perhaps this lack of diversity stemmed from the strong interest of in-state students in becoming part of a program that stressed the notion of diversity on campus and aimed to devote a certain number of spots in the program to out-of state and inter- national students. What many students in the Lloyd Hall Scholars Program, particularly Michigan residents, noted is that this inter- est ultimately led to a drastic increase in the number of in-state students living in the dorm and participating in the program. Con- sequently, this has resulted in a lack of diversity in the Alice Lloyd Residence Hall and in the program ' s classes. Past and present participants of the Lloyd Hall Scholars Programs have cited a severe lack of diversity among its members. Marjorie Horton, LSA assistant dean of undergraduate education, suggests that the narrowed diversity in the program could be a result of relatively new living learning communities that have been cre- ated since 1994, which include the UROP In-Residence Program, the Michigan Community Scholars Program and the Health Sci- ences Scholars Program. The Lloyd Hall Scholars Program had also boasted as a central feature of the living-learning community the availability and accessibility of Lloyd Hall resident fellows, who taught and lived with students in the program. Due to budgeting procedures and irregularities, however, the Resident Fellow Program was elimi- nated, which in effect, took a great deal away from what the pro- gram prided itself on. A number of resident fellows in the programs were particularly saddened by this initiative to end the Resident Fellow Program. " In a way, the abolition of the resident fellows defeats much of the purpose behind the Lloyd Hall Scholars Pro- gram, " said Davis. " The idea of a ' living-learning community ' is that students will be provided with learning opportunities both in the classroom and in their living area Lloyd Hall. By abolishing the Resident Fellow Program and transferring their jobs to Sweetland, this purpose is defeated, because the instructors from Sweetland will not be nearly as accessible as is an resident fellows who lives in the building ' s basement. " As a respon se to this noticeable preference of new versus old programs, as well as a visible drop in diversity of students in the program, the Lloyd Hall Scholars Program proposed employing measures that would encourage the active recruitment of minority students, so as to restore the lost diversity seen in recent years. 88 MlCHIGANENSIAN BY ERICA CHERNICK " IT GOES BEYOND THE UNDERREPRESENTATION OF MINORITIES AND PEOPLE OF COLOR. EVEN AMONGST THE WHITE STUDENTS OF LLOYD HALL, THERE IS A DISTINCT LACK OF DIVERSITY. " A class of Uoyd Hall Scholars avidty listens to the discus- sion at hand. Art was one of the many interesting programs offered at Alice Uoyd Hall, besides the introductory writing courses taught by the resident fellows. !. Weiner pKoio Experimental Art teacher Tubbs explains some of the various different art movements with a focus on the avant-garde and performance art. The loss of the resident fellows caused greater scrutiny to the Lloyd Hall Scholars Program. J. Weiner photo ACADEMICS 89 A student walks through the arch of East Quad, home of the RC. to get into the scenic courtyard. Much of the Residential College was designed so that everything the students needed was available in their dorm. K. Matin photo Staring at the infusion of warm reds, oranges, and yel- lows, a Residential College student contemplates a piece of artwork at the gallery opening of fhe " Solar Still " exhibit. The gallery was just one of the many perks ottered in the Living-Learning community. K. Matta photo 90 MlCHIOANENSlAN Di Different B THE RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE OFFERS THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS For students who wanted to experience a smaller, more tight-knit college community within the University, the Residential College was a perfect fit. Located in East Quad and home to 900 stu- dents and 60 faculty members, the Residential College, or RC, was a unique four-year liberal arts program under LSA. " The RC ' s mission is to enable students to develop their intellectual interests and creative talents in an environ- ment in which they can find their own voice and relate learning with doing. What this means is that RC faculty challenge students to take the initiative in shaping their own educational experience by participating actively in curricular and extra-curricular activities, by thinking critically about what they are learning and doing, and by engaging with the outside world, " commented RC director Thomas Weisskopf. " I ' m really glad I chose the RC. I love the way all of my classes are discussions, " said John Park, an RC sopho- more. " This allows a lot more interaction with professors. Once, when I skipped my seminar, my professor actually came to my room and knocked on the door. That taught me an important lesson as a freshman, and made me realize how different RC classes were from other programs in the University. " Among some of the unique and impressive pro- grams offered in the RC was the intensive language pro- gram, offered during the school year. Whether students chose Spanish, French, German, Russian, or Latin, the program entailed eight credits and an eleven-hour per week class load. After taking such classes, many residential col- lege students went on to study abroad. Either way, such an intensive program guaranteed attaining a great degree of fluency. " I ' ve heard people talk about RC students, and how crazy and weird we are, " said Marcia Lee, also a sopho- more in the program. " We don ' t really mind people think- ing that. We are just a bunch of especially open-minded and friendly students. Like everyone, we like to have fun. " " If we wanted, we wouldn ' t even have to leave the building, " commented Park. With classes and office hours taking place in the building, a separate stude nt govern- ment, many social activities and gatherings, and even a snack bar of their own, one could definitely have a great time without venturing out of East Quad. Students had a very close community, while they could also enjoy being a part of a larger university setting. " The small classes and many social events allow us to get to know each other very well, but I definitely don ' t limit myself to only interacting with students in the RC, " said Park. Although the RC was a four-year program, stu- dents often moved out of East Quad after two years. Some went on to choose other majors in LSA. It was not uncom- mon for students to receive two degrees, one from the RC, and another from the major of their choosing. BY HAN-CHING LIN ' IF WE WANTED, WE WOULDN ' T EVEN HAVE TO LEAVE THE BUILDING. " ACADEMICS 9 1 Bookshelves tower over a student as she quietly studies in the UGLi. MIRLYN, the University ' s online library search engine, was helpful in quickly finding any and all sought- for information. Finding the books, however, was another matter. Y. Qranala photo A small gathering of students takes advantage of a sunny spot for class discussion. Smaller discussions paired with the enormous lectures helped to eliminate and improve understanding of the class material. L. Proux photo " I ENDED UP GOING BACK AND FORTH FROM THE REGISTRAR TO THE TEACHER AT LEAST THREE TIMES BEFORE FINALLY BEING ABLE TO WITHDRAW. I WOULD RATHER HAVE FAILED. " -.1 NSIAN Staying Afloat STUDENTS ASSESS THE UNDERGRADUATE EXPERIENCE Often known as the best of the public " Ivies, " the University was committed to providing its students with the greatest of amenities. The problem with being a part of a vast and ever-changing college metropolis was the tendency to view the University as impersonal, opaque, and unhelpful in reaching the available resources. Starting in the 2000 winter term with President Lee Bellinger, the University promised to improve the undergraduate experience. Solutions offered were better navigation of campus resources, integration of separated learning communities such as North and Central Campus and the undergraduate and residential schools, and a layering of students, faculty, and communities. As encouraging as the President ' s Commission on the Undergraduate Experience was, the National Survey of Student Engagement in 2000 still found students dissatisfied with faculty contact, the spacing and resources offered at the residence halls, and the adequacy of the advising and informational services. " After miscommunication over when a class was meeting I had to withdraw, " said sophomore Art . Design student Keith Macdonald. " I ended up going back and forth from the registrar to the teacher at least three times before finally being able to withdraw. I would rather have failed. " Two years later, President Mary Sue Coleman continued to carry the University through the 21 st century with a focus on life sciences, branching from the undergraduate curriculum and bioinformatics program to the construction of the Biomedical Sciences Research Building. The Health Science Scholars program, which had its pilot year in 2001, was especially centered on bringing together undergraduates with professionals from various fields and, as a small residential program, created support systems among the students. " 1 think it ' s a really great program with a lot of potential, " said sophomore student advisor Kristen Leutheuser. " Our diverse program is still growing and could go many different ways although there are a few details that need working on. " While there were great strides in improving the undergraduate experience, the University still remained looming and passive for many of its incoming students. BY KATHRYN TORRES ACADEMICS 93 Beyond _ etiremen EMERITUS PROFESSORS CONTINUE TO INSPIRE WITHOUT PAY The most influential professors are easily discernible. Students often choose careers because of the extent to which these professors affect them. Students remember them many years down the road for the passion with which they teach. And many years down the road, many of these professors remain teaching at the Univer- sity without pay. The University ' s emeritus faculty is composed of dedicated men and women who remain active in instruction and or research even after their paydays have come to an end. Bill McKeachie, professor emeritus and research sci- entist emeritus in psychology, was such a professor. Author of " Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theories for College and University Teaching, " McKeachie was recipient of the University ' s Michigan Psychological Association Distinguished Psychologist Award and taught at the University since 1946. When he wasn ' t teaching one of numerous psychology courses, McKeachie toured nationally and internationally lec- turing to students and faculty on his book. In agreement with his novel, McKeachie believed several elements were essential for a professor to be most effective. " The best thing a professor can do is be enthusiastic, and really care that a student learns, " he said. " I am a humanist, and believe that one ' s life has a real impact on other people. Teaching is a great way to do this. " When McKeachie was invited to speak at a renowned institute in Australia, he discovered evidence of this truth when the head of the psychology department invited him to dinner. As it turned out, his dinner partner was a former student whose future had been changed by McKeachie ' s instruction in introductory psychology. He had planned to go on to medical school, but after McKeachie ' s course had instead gone on to get his Ph.D. in psychology. Other factors driving McKeachie ' s devotion included his students ' inquisitiveness and insight. " Just last week, " he said, " a student asked me a question that I could not answer. I had to look it up when I got home! We ' ve always had good students-very curious and altruistic, if you give them a chance. " To emeritus professors, teaching was rewarding in ways beyond pay, and in venues beyond the classroom. Stimu- lating ideas enriched meetings, discussions, and office hours. Teaching what they loved rendered work into entertainment. Charles Cares, Ph.D. professor emeritus in resource ecology and management in the School of Natural Resources, was beyond retirement and no longer lectures. Still, he was a regular in the department and helped a student develop his thesis. Cares was continuously involved after his retire- ment. He was director of the Nichols Arboretum for 15 years, and three years after retirement taught History of Landscape Architecture. He also taught courses and numerous seminars in design and planting. Originally a professor at Cornell University in New York, Cares taught in very differing circumstances. He said that both are great places to teach, but that Ann Arbor is definitely his favorite. " [At Cornell], you could walk south of campus and meet a bear, " he said. " Here in Ann Arbor you have to go a little further to find nature. I ' ve definitely con- verted into a Michigan fan, though. " The emeritus faculty populated every department at the University, and was a vital part of the learning environ- ment. Veterans ' teaching styles inspired the future emeritus professors, and new professors gave the seasoned fresh ideas. In the words of emeritus professor Charles Cares, if one had a love of teaching, the learning never had to end: " Teaching is not a job you really have to quit and go out to pasture, " said Cares. " Whether I am participating in meetings or discussions or just checking my mail, I ' ll always be around. " BY KARA DEBOER 94 MlCHlOANENS: IAN Professor McKeachie lectures to his Honors Introduction to Psychology class. McKeachie used many teaching methods, preferring to employ his wonderful sense of storytelling in demonstrating how psychology is applied to the real world. K. Stoner photo I AM A HUMANIST, AND BELIEVE THAT )NE ' S LIFE HAS A REAL IMPACT ON OTHER PEOPLE. ' BACHING IS A GREAT WAY TO DO THIS. " ACADEMICS 95 Voices BY KATRINA DEUTSCH K. Mah r photo 96 N SKNSIAN K. Moher photo xpressions of alternative values were Integra to the liveliness of the 5rsity. Activists rallied for change, students praised and com- plained about life in Ann Arbor, and community members remained involved by participating in University events. The campus was alive with a wide array of perspectives its dynamic atmosphere pro- vided the perfect place for voices to be heard . VOICES 97 Frazzled, junior political science major Dave Simison takes a mome nt to breath while working at Good Time Charley ' s. Simison managed to be a full time student and kept a job working on campus. Stu- dents often split their time between school and jobs. T. A cinmusuru photo Graduate student Tracey Doyle gets some work bone in one of the coffee shops on campus. Cafes such as Starbucks and the Coffee Beanery were popular places for students to get some work done and warm up dunng the cold winter months. M. FoirckiU photo Senior computer science major Samuel Lee enjoys a nutritious meal of Jolly Ranchers and Snapple while working on a computer. Many students scrambled for time to eat during the week, juggling it with classes and work T. AJcinmusuru photo 98 MlCHlUANENSIAN I ME WIL One of the toughest adjustments stu- dents had to make when entering college was learning how to manage their time. At first, college seemed like a great way to go: one could choose his or her own time and place for classes and studying. But when students also chose to keep a high G.P.A., time management becomes more complicated. One thing three or four years of college teaches one, college veterans said, is to schedule his or her time. For LSA senior Joe Brunner, liv- ing with an extremely organized roommate fresh- man year was all it took. " When 1 was a fresh- man, I was so disorganized. My roommate, on the other hand, kept this calendar in front of his desk with every hour of the day meticulously planned out. At first 1 thought this was stupid, but now I know how well it works, " Brunner said. But if one penciled in all of his or her mid-term preparation on the day before the exam, one may have had to rethink your tech- nique. Engineering junior Will Bellville said that one must " allow yourself time each day of the week to study instead of doing to all one night. " He also stated that for this studying to be worth- while, it is essential that students " get out of the frat house. " One way to make cramming impossible, according to LSA junior CJ Kalinka, was to be more involved. " The more activities you have, the easier time management is, " she said. " When you only have an hour here and there to get things done you have no way to procrastinate. " When first asked how they manage time, many students responded with " not very well. " But these same students seem to have known, at least at some point in their college career, how to get things done. " When I was a freshman, 1 was much more serious and into being a student, " stated LSA senior Colleen Woods. " Now, I fit in time for fun. " Others were still working toward that perfectly balanced schedule. LSA junior Antonia Shaheed spent her time studying and volunteer- ing with adults with reading problems, and still struggled with time management. " Every year there ' s improvement, " Shaheed said, " but (be- cause of my schedule) I don ' t know what fun really is. " The question was, is college all about good grades or about the experience? In the words of Shaheed, " I guess only time will tell. " By Kara De ' Boer VOICES 99 RTAT From a biker ' s point of view, getting around campus was truly an adventure every day. Biking through the hords of students walking to class; jumping curbs and dodging construction work; competing with SUVs and University and AATA buses; finding a vacant lamppost, parking meter or bike rack. All of these were examples of the skills bikers had to master to keep their preferred mode of transportation, without making trips to the emergency room or getting one ' s bike stolen, of course. Yet die-hard bikers never let such things discourage them. Whether it was the desire to get around faster, save gas money, contribute less to pollution, or a simple craving for adventure, they had their reasons. As philoso- phy junior Vishal Garg put it, " Biking rules, even with all the annoying pedestrians and cars in the way. " Biking was only the preferred mode of transportation for some students. Students also chose walking, driving personal cars, taking University buses, or a combination of those. Like many students, Rachel Aerltines, a busi- ness school junior, got around primarily by foot freshman year, but then began to drive a car her second year. Aerltines expressed fond memories of her days on foot. " I walked my whole freshman year. Because I lived in West Quad, everything was close by, so it was easy and fun. " Many others drove their cars right off the bat. Jane Viventi, a communications junior, drove as soon as she came to the University campus. " I drove for both of my first two years here, and that ' s basically how I got around. " Unfortunately, like all choices we made, there was a cost that came with it. " I must have accumulated over $1000 worth of parking tickets. Sometimes, I would get multiple tickets in one day, because it was too hard to find parking. " Other students, who wanted to avoid the troubles of finding parking or walking long dis- tances to class, chose to ride the University buses. Junior Karolina Wesolowski was one of them. As an engineering student who had to commute from central campus to north campus often two or three times daily, Wesolowski was grateful for the bus system. " I rode the buses four times a day, and there were never long delays or huge problems. In the two years that I rode the University buses so far, I feel that it is a great system. The one thing that I think they could improve on is the number of buses during peak times. It gets really crowded sometimes, and that is not fun at all. " University students chose between walking, riding bicycles, riding buses, and driv- ing personal cars to get around. Still others used the city ' s public transportation system, or even scooters. Whatever the preference was, despite drawbacks common to all of them, students were usually satisfied with their choice, and stuck with them as a result. I By Han-Ching Lin 100 MIC HIGANENSIAN A student walks from central campus to the hill. Most students who lived on the hill chose to walk because of the short distance to central campus. Among the obstacles these students encountered on their walks throughout the year were bikers, construction vehicles, roller bladers, and campus maintenance vehicles. M. Fairchild photo Waiting for their owners to ride them, these bikes sit locked to the racks. Biking was one of the more popular modes of transportation. It was more efficient than walking, cutting the time it took to get to class in half, even though students had to fight through crowds of walkers each day. M. Fairchild photo Among the bike racks, students wait patiently for their turn to board the buses. Even though the wait was long at certain points throughout the day, many students still preferred taking the buses to walking or biking, especially when the weather got cold. M. Fairchild photo VOICES 101 The State Theatre ' s lights shine brightry over downtown Ann Arbor. The theatre was home to the premier of the documentary Listen, which opened up the eyes of many students to the issue of homelessness around campus. The documen- tary was shown from September 1 8 to September 26. L. Proux photo On September 18, the State Theatre showed Listen, a documentary on home- lessness in Ann Arbor. The premier of the documentary was kicked off with a benefit concert at 10 p.m. featuring Seth Bernard and Friends, Chris Bohalis, and doc Root Stand. The documentary was then shown at midnight, followed by a discussion. Among the things discussed were the feel- ings of students on the issues of homeless- ness, and their opinions of what the people interviewed had to say. One of the people interviewed, named Lyzz, said, " You see all these kids going around where their mom- mies and daddies paid for them to go to col- lege and you wish you had that. You envy them.. . ' cause you ' re not the one going to school and learning all this stuff and you ' re not the one going home to your dorm or frat or sorority house or to a co-op house or something like that. You ' re not the one doing that and they are. " The documentary premiered on North Campus on September 19 at the North Campus Music Festival at Leonard ' s Cafe in Pierpont Commons. It continued to be shown until September 26 at the State Theatre and September 28 Cafe Ambrosia. By Katrina Deutsch Some of Ann Arbor ' s homeless pass the time outside of Nickel ' s Arcade. This was one of many locations on State Street, along with the State The- atre, the Diag, and the area across from Michigan Book and Suppty, where the homeless could be se-r K. Stoner photo 1 02 MlCHIGANENSIAN When students looked close enough, they could be sure to find the less fortunate walking right alongside them on the streets of Ann Arbor. Although many chose not to pay attention, it was clear that there was a fair share of people who had to make the tough decision of choosing between food, shelter, and other basic needs. Amy Jo Geurink, a senior English major, noticed that the homeless people in Ann Arbor were paid very little attention. " They ' ve become an invisible part of the population, and aren ' t rec- ognized at all, " Geurink stated. However, it was still undeniable that a combination of factors such as a lack of affordable housing and health care, eroding job opportunities, domestic violence, mental illness, addiction disorders, and simple poverty had rendered hundreds with out a place to call home. There were also students who opened their eyes. " I saw more homeless people than I would have ever expected, " said Carli Hall, a freshman psychology major. The Shelter Asso- ciation of Washtenaw County ran the homeless shelter system in Ann Arbor. In addition to providing food and refuge from the cold through separate shelters for men and women, a day shelter and warming center, they also connected people to resources such as jobs, health care, and other basic needs. According to Sarah Kraft, the volunteer coordinator, " the Shelter Association helped approximately 1,100 people at the night shelters, 250 at the warming center, and provided health care to 400 people over the year. " Although there had not been any seri- ous cases of disturbance, the homeless popula- tion had still gathered a considerable amount of stigma on campus. That was one of the reasons why so many students chose not to see them. In addition, many students also held onto common myths about homeless people. For example, homeless people were seen as violent and likely to commit crimes, lazy, looking for their next drink or fix, or mentally unstable, while in fact, despera- tion seldom led to crime, the majority of people without homes worked, and the reasons behind homelessness ranged from simple to complex, but were never uniform. " It is important to listen to people and not make generalizations about the homeless, " said Tanya Ward, a case manager for the Shelter Association. Both Hall and Geurink were among the students who chose to follow that advice. " I would always smile whenever I passed by, because they were really friendly to me, " Hall said. Geurink, who used to work at the Espresso Royale on State Street, described her experiences with homeless people: " I used to know a couple of homeless people really well. I always slipped them some coffee or bagels. It was cool because I got to know them as people who were struggling with real problems that were real. " Geurink was an example of the students who were fortunate enough to understand that the reasons behind homelessness were varied, but tough and real. " There ' s much more of a story to homeless people than people know or care to know. " By Han-Ching Lin VOICES 103 EANING OF " There is no program that brings so many different people together under one roof than a poetry slam. This is the ultimate up-and-coming Union arts and diversity program. It reflects the current national boom and revived interest in poetry, " said Robb Thibault, program coordinator of Unions-Programs. The idea of hosting a poetry slam, simi- lar to an Open Mic Night event, was a relatively new form of competition and entertainment that gained national momentum in recent years. Since its inception in the mid 1980s, the poetry slam came to describe a poetry competition often considered to be a " lyrical boxing match " or " the sport of the spoken word. " During a typical poetry . slam, there were three teams of four poets. Poetry slams have become a popular form of entertain- ment in over one hundred cities in the United States, and have spread to various international locations as well. The U-Club in the Michigan Union held its first poetry slam on September 21, 2000. The event afforded members of the campus commu- nity the chance to express themselves through poetry. On March 22, 2001, the University of Michigan Museum of Art held its first campus Grand Poetry Slam Finals. Open Mic Nights and poetry slams also oc- curred in the town of Ann Arbor as well. In Oc- tober, these events were held every third Wednes- day at Borders, where the Volume Youth Poetry Group from the Neutral Zone in Ann Arbor came to perform and recite poetry. " Borders enjoys pro- moting poetry in our community, and the Volume Youth Poetry Group is an incredible bunch of tal- ented voices, " said field national events specialist Meegan Kucaj. " They bring so much excitement and energy to their poetry slams, and they are an amazing group of talented young writers. " According to first year student Brendon Eisner, who performed at Open Mic Night on Thursday, September 12, most attendees of the event went simply to " do anything, " be it read poetry, sing a song or play an instrument. Eisner noted that following Open Mic Night, which occurred every other Thursday evening, there was a poetry slam, during which ten students performed for four or five judges. A ranking system was used to evaluate each artist, and cash and other prizes were award- ed to the winning performers. What Eisner found to be particularly interesting was the method by which judges assessed the students; performers were judged by the sound of their voices and the effectiveness of the delivery of their performance. Eisner vividly remembered one student performer, a fellow first year student, who read aloud her poem about the city of Detroit. He also recalled the winning poet, who shared his poem about slaves in South America, a composition that had lines of Spanish language inserted at various points throughout the poem. Open Mic Nights and poetry slams gained positive recognition from members of the campus community. " The poetry slam offers an open mic, a slam, and a feature to the U of M campus, " said LSA senior Caleb Zigas. " But more than that, it has brought together a community you would be hard pressed to find anywhere else on campus. " sanr By Erica Chernick MlCHIOANENSIAN A University student shares some of her poetry at an Open Mic Night at Borde rs. Many performers shared their personal poetry, stones, or songs with the audi- ence, while others performed already known works. Both were enjoyed equally by both the audience and lUdges. K. Maker photo A D.J. performs in between readings at an Open Mic Night at Borders. Muse played a large role in Open Mic Nights and poetry slams across campus, whether it was played in between performances or as an actual performance. Those who did perform music mos% chose to play their own compositions. K. Moher photo The (udges hold up their scores after a student ends his performance. These judges heard a variety of poems and songs written by students throughout the evening . Theywere judged on the sound of their voices, their originality, and the effectiveness of the delrvery of their performances. K. Maher photo VOICES 105 While walking through the Diag, ' students stop to sign a petition to prevent war with Iraq. The petition signing was run by S.O.L.E. (Students Organizing for Labor and Economic Equality). One motwe behind keeping the peace was that the cost of war was 200 billion dollars. J. Ne jf photo A sign that expresses the opinions of many students is held high at a rally that started in Kern town. Many student groups, such as the Muslim Students Asso- ciation and the Interfaith Council for Peace and Jus- tice, were against war with Iraq and strong voiced their opinions on the issue. S. Tedjasukmana photo University students partake in an anti-war ralty. There were other rallies for peace on campus that occurred in places such as the Diag and outside of Oennison. S. Tedjosuknumu photo 106 MlCHIUANENSIAN ace On October 1 1, the U.S. Senate passed the resolution that the House of Representatives had approved hours earlier: granting President George W. Bush war-making powers against Iraq. Eternally a base for activist thought and word, the University community responded to the mat- ter with surprising nonchalance. The institution that had founded the Students for a Democratic Society organization during the Vietnam War, which achieved fame for its liberal stronghold at a national level, and has always featured a historically fertile location for rallies (the Diag), remained uncharacteristically silent after the legislation. Despite the notable absence of ag- gressive protests, certain student organizations sought out to advertise and assert their political inclinations. The Muslim Students Association hosted a two-part teach-in with internation- ally renowned activist and autoworkers union president David Sole. As Co-chairman for the MSA political committee, engineering senior Ashraf Zahr announced bold " plans to start a broad-based coalition for peace on campus. " The lecture included allusion to the Vietnam War, pictures of Iraqi children and hospital patients, and a firm anti-war message. The University of Michigan College Democrats also took a stab at hosting a political seminar. Representative Dennis Kucinich (Demo- crat, Ohio) visited campus with his talk entitled " Give Peace a Chance. " Called by chair Rachel Fisher an " honest, thought provoking discussion, " Kucinich actually offered much commentary on the positive political and negative moral ramifi- cations of Bush organizing a war campaign soon before his reelection bid. Other campus-based groups with loud opinions included the Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice. Mostly Christian in composition, this group cited Republican opposition to war against Iraq as its most potent rallying device. Quoting the misgivings of Dick Armey, Brent Scowcroft, and Henry Kissinger, the organization ' s monthly newsletter was circulated around campus, adver- tising its anti-war meetings in several off-campus buildings. Regarding the subject, political science senior Jeremy Stein offered, " I think the recent international aggression from several different Muslim states is making even the liberals com- placent about opposing the war. " History junior Alexis Eigenseher added, " It ' s still tough to forget about 9 11, and it ' s easy to associate that day with aggressors like Saddam Hussein. " In any case, as the Federal government proceeded to take more action, the campus opposition naturally contin- ued to grow louder. By Eric Rajala VOICES 107 Restaurants. Dining halls. Free delivery. Food. These were four of the most important terms used by University students this year. Al- though eating was a great way to socialize and get away from the annoyances of classes, there were many students on campus struggling with the is- sue of food. One of the more infamous struggles was that of the " freshman fifteen. " All freshmen were warned about this dreadful weight gain, but many did not believe that it would happen to them. However, between the late night pizza orders (thanks to free delivery until 4 a.m. by some restaurants) and the increase in alcohol consump- tion, some freshmen gained ten pounds before they even realized what had happened. Some blamed it on their dining halls. As first-year LSA student Jenny Martin stated, " Living in Martha Cook has definitely added pounds to my package. The food is incredible, I just can ' t stop eating it! " Other freshmen came into the year knowing they could not gain the weight. Some students used the irrational approach of crazy dieting or not eating before the nights they knew they would go out, trying to keep their calorie in- take constant. Others were more practical. First- year LSA student Sarah Monsell took advantage of the facilities on campus. " I work out in the CCRB. Living in Markley makes it easy, it ' s so close. I have no excuse not to go, since I walk by it every day. " While some freshmen continued strug- gling with overeating, other students battled with the even more serious issue of not eating. Eating disorders plagued students on the University campus. Students Promoting Education Aware- ness and Knowledge about eating disorders (S.P.E.A.K.) was a student-founded, student-run organization whose main goal was to get into the University community and spread awareness of eating disorders. All members of the organiza- tion have been affected by eating disorders, and wanted to spread support for people who suffered from them. Resident advisors were also available to help students suffering from eating disorders. " They teach us to look out for kids who are show- ing the typical signs, but more importantly for those who aren ' t showing the signs, " said junior Economics and Communications major Smita Kalokhe, a resident advisor in Markley. " We hope that if someone knows a person who has an eating disorder, that they will come and talk to us about it, " added Kalokhe. The School of Nursing held a study with women on campus who suffered from symptoms of eating disorders. In exchange for participat- ing in the research, the women received twenty weeks of psychotherapy and nutritional counsel- ing at no cost. Compensation up to $200 was paid upon the completion of the study. Studies like this were effective because they performed research to further the methods of prevention and recovery, and gave eating disorder patients free treatment. Like that of S.P.E.A.K., their goal was to help students in need to recover. By Katrina Deutsch 108 MlCHIGANENSIAN Working hard, a group of University students takes one of the many aerobic classes offered by the CCRB. Not only did the CCRB have organized classes, but it also had a weight room, many exer- cise machines, and a pool that kept students from putting on the pounds. K. Stoner photo while eating, a University student reads up on vegetarian cuisine, a healthy eating alternative. Con- cerned about gaining weight, many students tried different types of diets, such as vegetarian or cutting carbohydrates out of all of their meals. K. Stoner photo Taking advantage of the warm weather, restaurants set up outdoor tables. Many students, especially freshman, started gaining weight during the first few months of the academic year. It took them the rest of the cold winter months to try to lose the unwanted pounds. M. Foil-child photo VOICES 109 Situated on South University, the Sate Sex Store Searching for the perfect card, first-year pharmacy logo glows in the darkness of a Michigan night. major Jadyn Wing and sophomore German major Some students on campus found themselves in Lauren Mitchell take advantage of the Safe Sex the store for many reasons, from oondom shop- ping to buying gifts for friends. T. AUnmusuru photo Store. Cards were just one of the many popular items the store had in slock. T. Alcinmusurw photo ? I The Safe Sex Store on South Uni- versity was a popular store for more than one reason. Besides being a fun store to buy a friend a goof gift for their birthday or the holidays, it also helped to promote safe sex on campus. Selling many varieties of condoms was one way the store did this. They also had promotional offers, such as handing out free gift boxes filled with the newest condoms, tampons and deodorant. Other products sold by the shop were penis-shaped water bottles, sex books, and edible underwear. The store was so well known that students from Eastern Michigan University vis- ited it, even though Eastern had simi- lar stores of its own. Whether students were buying a book on Kama Sutra or their first pack of condoms, the Safe Sex Store was the place to go. By Katrina Deutsch One of the many couples on campus enjoy a meal together. Senior English major Brooke Farrand and her boyfriend, junior English major Tom Kelsey, enjoyed sharing food with each other at Krazy Jim ' s Blimpy Burger. T. Alcinmusuru photo :s HHII 110 MlCHIGANENSIAN Plenty of dating occurred amid the vast student population. With a veritable ocean full of fish to choose from, there were lots of compatible matches on campus. While the size of the Uni- versity sustained hope for lonely would-be daters, it was still not always easy for even the most sexy and suave to meet potential companions. Despite that difficulty, many pairings united to bring joy (and sometimes stress) to each other ' s lives. Greek functions were popular meeting settings, which consistently brought lots of males and females together in a social environment. For the upperclassmen, the bar scene served as a simi- lar atmosphere. Alcohol served as a historically successful confidence booster to catalyze a conver- sation. Other dating partners met at house parties or perhaps the more moral venues of classrooms, study groups, clubs, or simply nearby houses. After meeting, a couple was confronted with the question of where to go. Aside from the above gathering spots, campus offered a fairly ro- bust number of options. As academics constantly weighed in on students ' time allotment, the local coffee shops provided cozy study quarters. " I still wouldn ' t consider going to the library a date, " affirmed junior LSA student Janene Boise. Main Street was home to the most exquisite of Ann Ar- bor restaurants, and other dinner options existed throughout campus. Other date options within walking distance included the classically roman- tic Pinball Pete ' s arcade and the State Theatre, which carried mostly independent films. If they appealed to both partners, the competitive Uni- versity sports teams provided enjoyable entertain- ment with their home games. In addition to juggling an academic schedule with dating, students grew concerned about their extended futures. " There basically aren ' t any jobs in Ann Arbor for my field, " said senior engineering student Andrew Stone. " I would like to live close to my girlfriend, but she has another year before graduating. If California calls me, I ' m going to have to answer. " Some students brought long-distance relationships to school. Dealing with separation was difficult, eased with everything from road trips and plane rides to calling cards and instant message chats. Post-graduation plans, especially with the limited job market, put a lingering stress on long-term couples. Still, the strongest relationships found a way to persist. Senior political science major Ben Baer said, " My girlfriend and I are juggling the scenarios where we can move to the same area after finishing undergraduate school here. " By Eric Rajala VOICES 111 Special Events BY ERICA MARGOLIUS K. Muher photo 112 MlCHIGANENSlAN K. Maher photo hrough its self-establishment as a thriving cultural center, Ann Arbor provided residents with a variety of programs and events, a majority of which were sponsored by the University. Students and residents enjoyed a multitude of engaging shows, enlightening readings, and active demonstrations. Events on and around campus extended the learning environment well beyond the classroom. SPECIAL EVENTS 113 lew otudent onvocanon Moved by the music, a student at the Pre-CI Bash displays his dancing abilities to the rest the crowd. While not everybody had the couJ to dance openly at the Pre Class Bash. DJ Ka posite impressed the auderce with their soj M. FoirchiU photo , . IB fft ' Adorned in cap and gown, Mary Sue Cole- man, President of the University, delivers her first speech to the freshman class at the New Stu- dent Convocation. For the freshman class, the Convocation was a great place to get direction and insight into their next four years at college. T. Alunimusuru photo d on August 29, the New Student Convocation welcomed freshmen into tl Vy l academic arena of the University. Scheduled as a mandatory event for new st dents, residential advisors guided their respective halls into a crowded Crisler Arena. Tl setting for the convocation was very traditional; school colors were shown everywhe: deans were dressed in robes, and both the Alma Mater and " The Victors " played -t words written on the programs to help the freshman learn the lyrics. And while the setting of Crisler Arena was an experience in and of itself, it w the encouragement and advice of speakers like Sarah Boot, president of the Michig. Student Assembly and Paul N. Courant, Interim Provost and Executive Vice Preside of Academic Affairs that truly made the Convocation a special event. After introdu ing deans of every school at the University, Courant challenged the audience on beh; of the entire faculty. Referring to the academic challenges lying ahead he coaxed, " V mean to be demanding of you and we ask you to be demanding of us. " President Mary Sue Coleman President added her own insights. Being new the University, she was familiar with the perspective of the many sitting before her. Loo ing out at the crowd, Coleman joked, " If you still feel anxious, don ' t worry. Just a f weeks ago I couldn ' t make my way across campus. " Aside from all the humor, Colemai speech took a serious tone, emphasizing the need to pursue interests and academics, can see the spark in your eye, " she declared to the student body, and " that says, here I ai bring it on. " Erica Margolius CJne _ast O jel ummep Das jn September 2, between 8:30 and 11 p.m., students from all over campus gathered onto Palmer Field to celebrate their last night before the beginning of classes. Sponsored by the Residence Hall Association, the 12th annual Pre-Class Bash was the last of 10 major events of the RHA ' s Welcome to Michigan Program. Palmer Field transformed into a carnival for the affair. Large tents held various giveaways including pizza, beverages, T-shirts, and toiletry packages for both men and women. The activities included a jousting site and a moon bounce for students to release some of their excess energy from festivities of the prior week. To add to it all, music from DJ (Composite blared in the background, setting the atmosphere for the whole event. " The Pre-Class Bash was a great way to wind down a crazy week, " said freshman Alison Reines. " There were so many students on the field and so many freebies that it was almost a bit overwhelming. I was really surprised that the University put so much effort into trying to make us feel at home. " For the RHA, the Pre-Class Bash also served to get information out to students on how to become involved in the dormitories. " I think that it was a success all around, " commented Dave Ostreicher, an assistant residential hall director of Mosher Jordan. " Everyone seemed to be havin g a good time and hopefully we got our message out that being involved in the dorm can be an exciting and rewarding experience so that something like this can happen again. " Erica Margolius Game on! Members of the foosball club actively recruit new members in the Diag by inviting them to play on an actual foosball table. Other organizations and clubs attracted prospective members to then tables by handing out candy, toys, and pamphlets. M. Fuirchild photo des of students wandering around the Diag, hundreds organizations promoting their clubs, and one day to see it all. This was FestiFall 2002. A large event for the Univer- sity, FestiFall was a day when all organizations came together to recruit students and gain support for their clubs. FestiFall had something for everybody, including organizations like Circle K and K-grams for philanthropists, Enact for environment lovers, and student government parties for anybody trying to have a political voice at the University. In addition, FestiFall created a visibility for smaller clubs on campus, such as Phi Sigma Pi, a National Coed Honor Fraternity. " FestiFall is very beneficial for small organizations like ours [Phi Sigma Pi] because it gives us the opportunity to promote our organization. In years past, FestiFall has helped us increase our membership numbers as well as our impact on campus, " said Senior psychology major Vita Martelli. Many people attended FestiFall to get a flavor of what the University had to offer. " As a freshman and sophomore, I was too busy with classes to get involved with extracurricular activities, but this year I wanted to do more. Attending FestiFall gave me a chance to explore the University ' s organizations in depth and also meet some really nice people, " said junior design major Kerry Silva. In the end, FestiFall was great exposure for all organizations at the University. Jennifer Lee FestiFall SPECIAL EVENTS 115 (Cl I I coning up L ctpoit etroit Project, founded October of 1999, was an example of the many opportunities students had to reach out their volunteering beyond the local community. With a mission of " building community through increased awareness of, enthusiasm about, and involvement in service by uniting the Uni- versity of Michigan and the greater community around the common cause of strength- ening Detroit, " the Detroit Project quickly became one of the largest and most successful annual service projects at the University. " The over arching goal of Detroit Project Day 2002 was to bring togethei two communities the citi- zens of Detroit and the Uni- versity community in ordei A student involved in the Detroit Project Day sweeps to accomplish a common goal, the improvement and revitalization of Detroit, " said senior Englisb trash off the streets of a Detroit neighborhood Both anc j Spanish major Jennifer Chau. " It ' s a great organization to be involved in you won ' t find more friendly, motivated and hard-working group anywhere else. " Working with the Brightmoor community, the Detroit Project partnered with more thar sixteen local schools and non-profit organizations, building relationships and helping the resident: there. Ongoing weekly projects such as mentoring and tutoring culminated in a massive day o service that involved over two thousand University students. DP Day proved to be a major sue cess, as volunteers helped to plant trees, clean up trash, paint murals, clean up schools, and worl with elementary school students. " The biggest success, in my opinion, was the turnout of dedicatee hardworking volunteers who really wanted to make a difference, " Chau said. Apart of the plan ning team, Chau was excited to increase the education among volunteers, helping them to realia the both extensive and impressive history of Detroit. It was the hard work of the planning team that contributed to the major success. " It was so inspiring to see so many people helping out fo a common cause. ..and after planning tirelessly for an entire year, we were proud to provide thi opportunity for volunteers. " Han Ching ' Lin cleaning and community interaction were major foci for DP Day. Detroit Project photo ENSIAN Morale; captain Grant Webber sneaks away from his dancing duties on stage to grab a mas- sage from a fellow moraler. Tired dancers were entitled runabouts once per hour, where they ran onto mats for a quick rest and rub down. K. BrosJco photo Two children take a break from eating lunch to pose for a picture and show off some crazy hair. Kids Fair was a way for K-Grams volunteers to come face to face with their elementary school pen pals. K-Qrams photo s ' fourth annual Kids Fair kicked off to a enthusiastic start with " Smilin ' Around the World " international theme. From snow cone science with the National Society of Black Engineers to European Twister with Alpha Delta Phi, thousands of elementary students bonded with their college pen pals and found out what it was like to be a college student for a day. " The purpose of Kids Fair this year was to allow elementary students to meet their pen pal and get an idea of what college life is like. Basically, the kids got to come and have a great time with a University student whom they looked up to, " said senior engineering major Fernando Yarza. This year, Kids Fair brought in over 1000 elementary students, 800 college volunteers and hundreds of organizations to sponsor booths. Some organizations got very creative with their booths, such as the invisible Hindi writing done by the Indian Student Association, but most organizations just stuck to old-fashioned fun, such as Cartwheels for Fun done by Sigma Kappa and Sigma Phi Epsilon. " The kids really loved the booths involving dancing, flags, candies or snow cones. And the University ' s organizations really showed their colors by all the support they gave us and all of the fun activities they made up for the kids, " said senior history and political science major Cathie Hawke. Idea generation for next year began shortly after the kids fair ended. " The one thing that we need to focus on for next year is getting more volun- teers, " said senior business major Matt Kish. Despite issues that the Smilin ' Program Council still felt needed improvement Kids Fair 2002 struck a chord with the children and college students alike, and K-Grams fulfilled its mission of putting a smile on every child ' s face. Jennifer Lee ance Marathon 2002 brought unprecedented success. With er 400 dancers and thousands of moralers, volunteers, and many happy faced children from the hospital, Dance Marathon raised over $150,000 to help the pediatric rehabilitation at Wil- liam Beaumont and C.S. Mott Children ' s hospitals. " The experi- ence to be a dancer was just plain incredible. I think that is almost all I can say. Well, it was tiring, but the end result and the look on those children ' s faces were worth it. I would do it again in a heart- beat, " said junior political science major Ruby Hiramanek. The event started out early in the morning on March 17, Saint Patrick ' s Day, and went until 2 p.m. the following day. The dancers stayed on their feet for thirty hours, while supporters kept them well-fed, entertained, and inspired. " It was very important to keep the dancers on their feet and always moving. I think that ev- eryone involved did such a great job, " said senior psychology major Mary Rigg. At the end of the day, everyone involved felt a combina- tion of exhaustion and satisfaction. Yet, Dance Marathon was a huge success and only pushed the envelope for future accomplish- ments. Jennifer Lee SPECIAL EVENTS 117 imme dia and m e senses n February 8, the Media Union on North Campus was transformed. Usually a haven for students ' group projects or a late night programming space for EECS majors, the building was instead bursting with people and electronic music. It was the opening night of immedia2002 : the senses, a week long student-run digital and electronic arts exhibition, presented by entity, Ann Arbor ' s digital artist coalition. Completely consuming the normally placid Media Union, spectators observed crazy sounds coming from the gallery, the video studio, and from the performances held in Chrysler Atrium. Screenings of video and animation work ran all night and into the next weekend in Chrysler Auditorium. To accompany the visual scene, visitors could munch on color-coded food in the main hallway or a selection of interesting variations of the grilled cheese sandwich in the center of the event. Later that weekend immedia sponsored a lecture by musician Bill Van Loo and a lecture and performance by Golan Levin. The show was brought to a conclusion with a lecture by electronic musician Richie Hawtin. The goal of the seventh annual exhibition was to showcase digital art as an innovative but valid medium. Carlos Hinojosa, a senior communications major, had strong opinions about his experience organizing the show: " immedia is an innovative exhibition of cultural expression hindering on technological themes. This annual exhibition displays the utmost potential of unique contributors to the digital arts. Through immedia I witnessed the fusion of diverse forms of cultural expression in one common collaborative space, exhibited for an attentive and excited audience. The many years that I have spent organizing this exhibit have inspired my appreciation of contemporary art through technological breakthroughs. " Jennifer Putvin -II 002. Dressed in traditional clothing, Neema Bollampally performs tt South Indian Dance, Sangamam. Pranthanjali showcased a plethoci of dances and fashion, deriving from the diverse nature of India, peoples, and its languages. J. Neff photo IASA Fash ion the Indian American Student Assod ation ' s cultural show, bounced into the Michiga Theatre on November 23rd with fire and enthusiast! " This year we wanted to create a show that would g people on their feet and cheer. We wanted a show th would be magical and represent the IASA proudly, " sai junior political science major Mona Patel. Many long and hard practices went into makin this glorious piece of art and dance. " We practiced evei night and even met on weekends just so we could get right. We did not want to have just a dance piece, w wanted something that we could all remember and ths takes a lot of practice, " said dancer, Nate Winter, a con munications major. The IASA show was known for its spectacul; costumes, lively music and dance, and heartfelt theme This year proved no different with the IASA show den onstrating to be one of the most beautiful dance pieces t watch all year. " In the end, we just wanted a show thj represents our culture and the beauty that is in it. I belief that we accomplished that goal this year, " said Patel. Jennifer Lee Behind the translucent sign at the Media Union gallery, art lovers view the unique and colorful displays of immed:a2002: the senses. Imme- dia2002 provided individual designers a medium in which to display their digital and electronic creativity and allow audience members to get a fuller feel Of their senses, photo courtesy immedia lENSIAN The Picasso exhibit sign hangs freely outside the University Museum of Art on a warm summer day. The exhibit was a popular diversion for community members and outsiders visiting the Ann Arbor area. K. Maker photo on Uisplai) June 8 to September 15, the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) put on exhibit its collection of Picasso ' s masterpieces. As James Chris- ten Steward, director of the Museum of Art, affirmed in his foreword in the Museum ' s Picasso catalogue, " The Museum is committed to deploying many strategies in order to increase awareness and use of its collections. " Steward noted that the Museum ' s collection and exhibi- tion of Picasso ' s artistic masterpieces was " one step in this process. " He also mentioned in his foreword that Picasso was " one of the visual geniuses of modern times, " and added, " Picasso created some of the landmark images of the twentieth century. " The UMMA ' s Picasso paintings provided visitors with a comprehensive overview of the artist ' s produc- tive career. The exhibition featured thirty-one pieces of Picasso ' s works dating from 1905-1968; it was one of the few university collections in the country, if not the only, which contained such extensive Picasso holdings. Samples of Picasso ' s oil paintings, drawings, sketches, engravings and lithographs adorned the walls of the museum. The works displayed allowed visitors to see Picasso ' s interest in conveying intensity and ' peaceful con- templation ' in his paintings at the same time. Overall, the UMMA exhibit offered a representative sele ction of some of the most important works of twentieth century art. Erica Chernick Taking the lead in front of a chorus of singers, Malika Tarkas sings a conventional Indian song. In addition to pleasing the eyes with colorful dress and beautiful dances, Pranthanjali also impressed the audience with its musical accompaniments J. Neff photo SPECIAL EVENTS 119 L Standing in front of tne graduate library, Ann Arbor police chief Daniel Dates salutes the American flag during the singing of " God Bless America " at the candlelight vigil. In his speech that evening, Dates spoke of the loss of a friend who died under heroic circumstances in the World Trade Center and of the measures citizens must take to ensure peace in the future. J. Werner photo KMMP 11,OneY ear n September 11, 2002, the University hosted a se- ries of commemorative events to remember the vi- :ious terrorist attacks that struck our nation exactly one y|ar prior. Activities around campus included discussion aards, a remembrance ceremony at the University hospital, a plaque dedication to the eighteen University alumni who perished in the attacks, and a memorial concert in the Power Center for Performing Arts. The anniversary of September 1 1 in Ann Arbor concluded with a candlelight vigil, organized by the Michigan Stu- dent Assembly. As it was very difficult for students, professors, and other faculty members to cope with the devasta- tion brought about by tragedy, the greater community gathered together on the Diag at 9 p.m. to mourn their shared losses together. President Mary Sue Coleman ad- dressed the large crowd combined of students, faculty, and the larger community with the following words: " The events of September 1 1 have not ceased to stun us, but they must not silence us ... we will support one another as we move forward. " And the University followed through with this notion of moving forward as a community by holding a number of lectures and memorials, and by providing counseling and psychological services to those who needed additional comfort during the distressing time. As Michigan Student Assembly President Sarah Boot described in a letter read at the vigil, the day-long events to observe the anniversary of September 1 1 were primar- ily to " provide avenues for reflection and discussion. " Tears welled up in the eyes of many, especially when the American flag was raised and then lowered out of respect for the victims. The candlelight vigil featured a number of other speakers, among them LSA Student Government Presi- dent Monique Luse, University alumnus and English Professor Ralph Williams, and Ann Arbor Police Chief Daniel Dates. Luse ' s speech, which was particularly well- received by vigil attendees, emphasized the need to end hate and embrace love as the nation continued to recu- perate from the September 1 1 attacks. She stressed that hate crimes merely keep hatred alive. Although guest speakers at the candlelight vigil on central campus spoke of varying experiences and dif- ferent methods of coping with their losses, all built on Luse ' s points of positively moving forward, discarding initial, often inaccurate prejudices and ill-conceived notions, looking beyond differences and helping one another through hard times. Several University students were quick to note the manner with which their diverse classmates and professors gathered together as members of a single community to commemorate the tragedy. " I thought it was great to have so many people who re- sponded to September 1 1 in such different ways come together in one place, " commented first year Engineer- ing student Amy Lees. " It really says something about the strength of our nation. " The student-organized candlelight vigil was a moving ceremony that invited all members of the University community to join and commemorate the shocking events of last year, which have affected us all in profoundly different ways. The vigil, in conjunction with the multitude of events that occurred throughout September 11, 2002, clearly succeeded in bridging di- vides, looking beyond the differences between us and in uniting us through our similarities. Erica Chernick vlENSIAN MLK Da anuary 21 marked a day that was celebrated around the United States: Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. It was a day of remembrance, speeches, and rallies in support of civil rights, and in 2002, affirmative action. " The major affirmative action rally and following protests reminded me about what was important on this day, speaking up for what you believe in, " said junior engineering major Tom Feldcamp. On this particular Martin Luther King Day the Black Students Union clashed with the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action on the Diag. Both sides held banners and posters while rallying to show how the issue of affirmative action should be presented. " Both sides of the affir- mative action issue were clearly displayed today. I think it was good to have these rallies because we could get our message out to all of the students on the campus, " said sophomore psychology major Monique Luse. Activists also protested and rallied on the streets surrounding the campus Students who were not interested in the affirmative action rallies attended other events, such as remembrance speeches, which were also on the Diag and in different lecture halls. Yet some students either studied or stayed home. " It is not that I do not want to remem- ber Martin Luther King, it is that I had too much homework to do to be attending speeches all day. I remembered him personally instead, " said junior design major Kerry Silva. Whether fighting for what they believed in, hearing speeches, or sleeping late, students appreciated Martin Luther King, Jr. as one devoted to a man who fought so hard to promote equality. Jennifer Lee Two students embrace as they continue to cope and reflect on the lives lost in the September 1 1 ter- rorist attacks. The speeches and ceremonies held on various parts of campus evoked much emotion, but they also provided a community wide support system for those still shaken up by the disaster. J. Weiner photo Doug Tietz. a well Known actMtist involved with the Young Americans for Freedom, spends his MLK Day protesting for equality for races on East Liberty. MLK Day provided the opportunity to either stay home and lounge on the day off or to actively participate in the continuing movement for iustice. photo courtesy of R. Qoodspeed SPECIAL EVENTS 121 Sitting in the back of the site for Top of the Park outside the Power Center, Shakey Jake takes a break from strumming his guitar to take a drink of water. A staple of the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, Jake could be found in his colorful clothes ready to perform fa any audience. photo courtesy M. WursfumisJci The bass guitar of the band " George Beddard and the Kingpins " sits idle against the backdrop of the stage. Nights at the summer festival offered the opportunity to hear bands, enjoy movies, eat classic Ann Arbor food, and enjoy Michigan ' s weather at its nicest. photo courtesy M. Warshtm sla S F - I I snvcil ft he 19th annual Ann Arbor Summer Festival brought excitement to L the usually quiet University campus during the three-week period of June 15 - July 8. The festival took place at the Power Center and the Mendelssohn Theater in the Michigan League, and also on top of the parking lot next to the Power Center, nicknamed " Top of the Park. " Stu- dents and community members alike flocked to the events, eager to relax in the cool summer evenings and take a break from work or classes. It was a successful season of entertainment, complete with music, plays, comedy, art, and movies. Key performances included the off-Broad- way hit I Love You, You ' re Perfect, Now Change; Shakespeare ' s Much Ado About Nothing; a concert by the Chenille Sisters; and other acts such as dance troupes and jugglers that were featured at both venues. After the performances, participants could make the short walk to Top of the Park. This was an outdoor event on top of the Power Center parking structure where local restaurants such as Rendez-vous Cafe, Zingerman ' s Deli, Cot- tage Inn, and Stucchi ' s offered their delicacies, and movies were projected onto a huge screen after dark. This year ' s films included Raiders of the Lost Ark, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer ' s Stone, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, and Shrek. Thousands of people attended the events, including junior biol- ogy major Tiffany Ostrowski. " I went to see Billy Madison at Top of the Park, " she said. " The vendors complimented the setting and added a bit of excitement to an otherwise common experience. I loved it! " Lauren Rutledge IENSIAN ness QIJ n a warm, sunny April morning, Goodness Day was the perfect occasion to remind students that spring was around the corner, ' ith final exams creeping up, this was just what students needed. student groups composed of fraternities, sororities, and cultural jganizations came together in this celebration, to welcome the arrival i spring, as well as promote cheerfulness and kindness. Goodness Day was brought to life in 2001 by creator Dora Vilensky. ' ith such high approval rating among students, committee members |ch as Janet O ' Connor and Erin Conway were determined to make e 2002 Diag event another success. As students walked by in their istle and bustle to class, many stopped for the candy, cheerful pins, ight orange pins that read, " Finding the Time to be Kind, " and green rds that offered suggestions for simple acts of kindness. The idea was to omote thoughtfulness among students, and help everyone to recognize e beauty of kindness. In addition to these goodies, participating ganizations set up tables in the Diag, each with its own set of fun mes and giveaways. The Taiwanese American Student Association id trivia games with lichee candy prizes, and taught students to fold ree-dimensional paper stars. Alpha Phi sorority had a water toy game, warding participants with candy and a fortune. Throughout the day, the beautiful weather seemed just perfect for ch a joyful event, which brought together a huge diversity of students celebrate all that was kind and cheerful. an ' Ching Lin Tlree of Puck ' s mischievous fames, dressed in tattered clothing, hide in the woods of Nichols Arboretum on a warm day in June. Actors involved in Shakespeare in the Afb especially enjoyed the opportunity to work outside because of the space and creativity involved in such a produc- tion, photo courtesy T. VanderMey Students Janet O ' Connor, Erin Conway, and Dora Vilensky-three of the main supporters of the Goodness Day event-enjoy the fruits of their labor. New additions to the 2002 Goodness Day included a huge moonbounce in the middle of the Diag and a much higher participation rate among organizations photo courtesy J. O ' Connor A " D m ream in me September welcomed back both a rebirth of college life and encore (_} presentations of " A Midsummer Night ' s Dream " from the summer vacation. Backed by the Arts in the Arb program and under the direction of Kate Mendeloff from the Residential College, the play flourished in its second season with eight showings in June. Although the productions in June required audience members to pay minimal fees to see the play, it returned due to popular demand in early September for a free viewing while it was still sunny in Ann Arbor. The special version of Shakespeare ' s love comedy traced the audience through the spacious, wooded arena of Nichols Arboretum. The set of the play was the woods themselves, and scene changes involved audience members walking from place to place. The characters used the backdrop to their advantage. Walking along the path to the next scene, one was not surprised to look up and find a fairy hanging from the branch above or to see faces peering out from the woods. Actors in the play did not just include University students but also children and adults from the surrounding area. Junior business major Sarah Ketvirtis reflected, " I had never attended a moving play before, but I really liked it. The actors were great and it was a nice evening; the play was altogether very realistic and beautiful. " Erica Margolius SPECIAL EVENTS 123 A little girl by the name of Hannah shows her support for the LGBT community with her chalking of " Hannah loves kissing all people. " As part of Visibility Week on campus, the kiss-m provided the opportunity for couples to openly display their affections on campus. L. Proux photo Standing among the hemp and marijuana supporters in the Diag, a University policeman regulates the scene. The stricter policies forced vendors to limit what items they could sell and smokers to use their paraphernalia more carefully. K. Maher photo DRUGS Hash 124 MlrllKi { ' ' ash Bash began as a " smoke-in, " where crowds of people L-gathered on the Diag to unwind after class and celebrate their unique freedom to smoke marijuana on the college campus. Ever since the University got its own police force, however, campus officials enforced state law and prohibited smoking in the public domain. Last year " Hash Bash " was a product of even more regulations as the city banned vendors from selling on the Diag. Adam Brook organized the event for the last ten years. " The event takes place on the first Saturday of April, " he said, adding that last year ' s Bash involved issues other than the usual marijuana endorsement. Replacing the vendors on the Diag, many bands performed for the first time in Hash Bash history. The bands participated as part of a memorial for two avid supporters that were killed Labor Day weekend at a nearby farm. State law also limited the Bash to one hour of amplified sound. Last year, as always, the hour was used on Friday for an enthusiastic, raucous rally attracting hundreds to the Ann Arbor area. " The city of Ann Arbor is trying to stop the event by enacting more regulations, " Brook said. He added though that from the looks of last year ' s attendance, the infamous " smoke-in " tradition will continue. " People just want to relax, " he said. " And no harm can come from that. " Kara DeBoer ENSIAN l iss-ln ft he annual completion to Queer Visibility week-the Kiss-In-took L place on campus with more support and less opposition than ever before. During past years, crowds of anti-gay protesters intervened in the peaceful gathering; this year the event ran smoothly. The Kiss-In offered lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transsexu- als the chance to " come out of the closet " on the steps of the Hatcher Graduate Library and publicly display their affection by means of a kiss. Organizers of the Kiss-In stated that LGBT people were not usually wel- come to express affection in public; the event gave the gay community at the University an opportunity to do so without discrimination. Goals of the event included ending University support of the United Way Campaign because of its backing of the Boy Scouts of America, which did not allow homosexual scout leaders. Following the Kiss-In, rally protesters continued their dissent outside the Fleming Administration Building. When they found out the regents were not in the building, they went up to the President ' s office and discussed issues with former Interim President Joseph B. White. Representatives from the Defending Affirmative Action By Any Means Necessary (BAMN) also showed their support for the event. Representative Agnes Aleobua spoke at the rally and emphasized the importance of defending one ' s own beliefs and opinions, whether they concerned sexism, racism, or homophobia. Kara DeBoer an effort to keep a dying tradition alive, a student runs shirtless down XJth University. The 2002 Naked Mile was less than a spectacle. Praux photo nian and his dog, both adorned in hemp necklaces, make their way the Diag for Hash Bash. Hash Bash drew crowds of people and am- ate from places all over the country to rally for the cause of legalizing arijuana. K. Maker photo Holf-MoU Mile Ni aked Mile acquired its name for the abundance of nude runners J j gracing its historical route, which wound from the intersection of Washtenaw and South University and ended somewhere around the Cube next to the Michigan Union. Every year, seniors at the University celebrated their last day of class by streaking through campus. Envious and daring underclassmen joined them on this romp of exhibitionism. While the 2000 Naked Mile featured full-fledged nudity, the following runs had very much toned down. The 2001 jaunt was marred by images of police officers tackling naked students to the pavement. Nine arrests were made for indecent exposure. This year, students received a stern message from the University via e-mail, belittling the event as an embarrassment and again assuring the harshest of consequences for participants. Ever resourceful, determined streakers stripped to various ' decent ' states of undress, from boxer shorts to thongs. The boldest male runners adorned their genitals with socks to deter police intervention. Three arrests were made, but the majority of the group found running in underwear a sensible alternative. Still, LSA junior Zac Peskowitz echoed the sentiments of many when he proclaimed, " The Naked Mile was a debacle. It was an unimpressive display. " The 2002 Naked Mile drew a crowd of roughly 4000, but they witnessed less than 50 ' naked ' milers. Resolute on continuing the long-standing tradition, these students refused to let authority out-muscle a timeless act of rebellion. Nevertheless, this campaign left students with bleak hopes for a future resurgence. Eric Rajala SPECIAL EVENTS 125 Mopning Showcases mvepsnij part of its 50 states in 50 weeks segment, the popular television show " Good Morning America " stopped at the University. " I think it is completely amazing that we are a top attraction in Michigan, and I believe this will bring great exposure to our campus, " said sophomore French major Stephon Proctors. The 23rd top on Goo d Morning America ' s " cross-country tour highlighted University traditions in Ann Arbor, including pre-football game tailgating and the masses of Michigan fans on Football Saturdays. " There ' s nothing like a Michigan Football game, " host Charlie Gibson said in the telecast. Another addition to " Good Morning America ' s " broadcast was the marching band. " It was really cool, I introduced the band and then we all got to yell ' Good Morning America. ' I believe that it was key to choose Ann Arbor on their tour since the University and its students have been instrumental in defining America ' s ' ideal college town, ' " said senior engineering major Matt Cavanaugh. At 8:30 a.m. in the morning of October 4, students gathered at Colonial Lanes to enjoy karaoke and speak to co-host Alex Cambert. For viewers watching the segment on ABC, the University became the icon of Michigan as a great college filled with pride and dedicated students. Jennifer Lee With open arms or guitar in hand. Caetano Veloso proved to be an outstanding performer. Veloso was one of many showcased artists to appear at the Michigan Theater in 2002, making it a great year tor Culture and entertainment S. Tedjasukmana photo 126 MlCHK ENSIAN ide Colonial Lanes, host Alex Cambert and Alpha Epsilon R mem- s get ready to be aired live on " Good Morning America. " Although 8 i. was an early wake up call for students, many gathered at the local Mng alley to be featured on television photo courtesy D, iuloshok Lxietcmo VE eioso n November 15, the University was honored with a visit from one of the most highly influential and talented artists to emerge from Brazil. At 9 p.m., Grammy award-winner Caetano Veloso took the stage for a sold-out concert at the Michigan Theater. The performance was a part of the " Noites Do Norte " or " Nights of the North " Tour and was sponsored by the University Musical Society and Borders bookstore. While Veloso took hold of the microphone at center stage, three drummers, a cellist, and other musicians supported him in the background. The drummers proved to be versatile assets and during certain songs they came forward and danced beside Veloso. In reference to Veloso, audience member Christophe Tedjasukmana commented, " 1 felt the energy in the performance conveyed his enthusiasm and passion for the music. " Veloso, in conjunction with numerous poets and thinkers, founded a movement called Tropicalismo. Tropicalismo was merited with redefining Brazilian music. The concert at the Michigan Theater marked Veloso ' s first appearance on the University campus. Erica Margolius At the Michigan Union, gubernatorial candidate Jennifer Granholm fields questions from students. Taking such time to speak to students and members of Michigan community paved the way for Granholm ' s victory. 1. Werner photo the guberntaorial elections in Michigan drew near, candidates Jennifer Granholm and Dick Posthumus campaigned heavily. Both candidates visited the University to speak to the campus community. In April, Granholm spoke to a large audience at the Michigan Union, talking about her platform and answering the many questions that students had. Both candidates also campaigned at the pre- game tailgates against Michigan State University. Walk- ing amongst students, they offered a chance for students to shake hands, ask questions, and have more personal interactions. Leading up to the campaign, Students for Gran- holm and Students for Posthumus also campaigned hard, handing out quarter sheets on the Diag and talking to stu- dents about the candidates ' positions. After Engler ' s twelve years in office, Granholm offered a change in leadership. Exhibiting a dynamic leadership style and making clear her support for civil rights, Granholm also recognized that the recent high percentage increases in tuition were unac- ceptable. She pledged to assist Michigan ' s public universi- ties in reducing extraneous spending. Granholm ' s heavy campaigning got her message across, and clearly paid off, as Granholm defeated Posthumus in the November 5 elec- tions. Han-Ching Lin SPECIAL EVENTS 127 Sports BY KRISTEN FIDH AND KEEGAN DANIEL K. Maher photi 128 MlCHlGANENSIAN J. Werner photo othing else brought the University community together with such vigor, enthusiasm, and spirit. Cheering on the football team in the Big House with over 100,000 allies, celebrating the amazing suc- cess of teams like women ' s golf and men ' s swimming, and stand- ing together through the basketball scandals became the definition of a true Wolverine, Regardless of the final score, students took pride in supporting the Leaders and Best, SPORTS 129 : s, senior Ke ! se. heads home n the Regional cha " ' Ami. (junmi. Athletic M.-Jin Rdali nn Home Field dvantage For the first time since 1998, the No. 7 Michigan Softball team n both the Big Ten tournament and the division ' s regular-season unpionship. At the team ' s seventh appearance at the Women ' s College v )rld Series, Michigan lost to Arizona State and was then bumped out by ' braska. Despite the disappointing ending, the Wolverines finished the - son 50-12, giving coach Carol Hutchins Michigan ' s most victorious ich a 774-312-16 University record. Junior pitcher Marissa Young led her team during the Big Ten i imament, earning Pitcher of the Year award, as well as boasting a .714 batting , -rag e. She hit a two-RBI triple to win the Perm State game 2-0 and threw , ame-winning strike to end the championship game against Ohio State 2-1. -ing broke her own single-season strikeout record this year with a total of 319. Regionals were hosted at Alumni Field where Michigan upset N ishington 6-5 to play Ohio State in the regional championship game, hshman pitcher Nicole Motycka won her 17 straight game against i ; Buckeyes, giving her the record for most season wins 22 by a : hman. In a thrilling match against the rival Buckeyes, Michigan won - ) where senior Kelsey Kollen went 2-3 for the day and scored twice. Kollen later took home the honor for the Regional Most Outstanding I .yer. In the same game, senior Stefanie Volpe set the University RBI record for ; ingle game with eight, and she became the first player to hit two grand slams i one game. At the end of the season, the Wolverines went into the WCWS lining won 16 straight games, 13 straight against teams ranked in the top 25. By Kristen Fidh Junior Manssa Young winds up for a pitch agamst an Ohio State batter. Young allowed just three hits by the Buckeyes in the Big Ten championship game Aim i Qamzu, Athletic Media Relations ig the Wolverines to an 1 1 -1 victory over the Golden " here, Junior Meghan Doe slides into home. Doe went m the game against Minnesota, Athletic Media Relations Scoreboard Pittsburgh W 3-2 Winthrop W 8-0 Missouri-Kansas City W 6-3 Ball State L 4-5 Florida State W 1-0 Minnesota L 0-7 Saint Louis W 8-1 Saint Louis W 3-2 Louisville W 1-0 Louisville W 3-3 Penn State L 0-1 Penn State W 3-0 Ohio State W 5-4 Ohio State W 8-2 Bowling Green State W 4-1 Indiana . W 9-2 Indiana W 4-3 Central Michigan W 8-0 C entral Michigan W 7-3 Minnesota W 11-1 Minnesota W 5-3 Wisconsin L 0-2 Wisconsin W 4-0 Western Michigan W 8-2 Westerm Michigan W 8-3 Northwestern L 2-3 Northwestern W 11-1 Iowa W 3-1 Ilinois W 3-1 Puraue W 6-2 Purdue W 6-0 Eastern Michigan W 6-3 Eastern Michigan W 11-1 Michigan State W 1-0 Michigan State W 1-0 Penn State W 4-3 Ohio State W 5-0 Ohio State W 2-1 Cams ' us W 5-0 Ohio State W 3-0 Washington W 6-5 Oho State W 4-0 Arizona State L 1-2 Nebraska L 0-1 SPORTS 131 MfcMBMMMHMBBB Sophomore Monica Schock catches junior Marissa Young ' s strike-out pitch in a game against Ohio State. Schock was named to the All-Tournament Team at the championship regional! Amir Qomtw, Athletic Media Relations Ready to steal second base, senior Megan Doe keeps her eye on the pitcher. Wrth her quick speed, Doe often got to base on a sacrifice bunt. Amir Qamm, Athletic Media Relations 132 MlCHlGANENSIAN . S " i - . - - - - Senior Slefanie Voipe slams the balf into left field fey a T - . . cJouble. Wipe, wtxThac the ability totum a Q,2 tt into s . ted tne team with 1 1 omefui. . -v - -- jnij (Jomtu, Alhktii- Media ' Retatioiu - ' - ' - ...r SPORTS 133 Sophomore Jake Fox rounds third and heads for ho plate. Fox batted a .331 average in the 2002 season. Martin 1oet. Athletic Media Relations By Eric Rajala Sprinting down the Home Stretch The Michigan Baseball team swung into action last season amidst a competitive Big Ten field, coming up short of great expectations. Finishing in eighth place in the conference standings, the 2002 season provided a colorful experience to the underclassmen and polished off some fulfilling careers for several seniors. Highlights of the seasons include road trips to California and Texas as well as an exciting home stand against Purdue to end the season. The Wolverines commenced their season in California, participating in the DC-Riverside RBI Tournament. Against competition, the team salvaged only one win during their spring break trip, a 4-2 win against UC-Irvine in which Mike Sokol smacked two RBI singles and freshman reliever Paul Hammond went two scoreless innings to earn his first career save. Starter Tim Leveque persevered through a rough third inning to earn a fine win, striking out six in the process. The outlook brightened for the team during the following week, as they conquered Iowa three games out of four in the first home series of the season. Korecky and Rich Hill hurled shutouts, allowing only two and six hits, respectively. Trzos earned his first win of the season, allowing only one run. Freshman Matt Collins pitched his first career win during a visit to nearby Detroit, one of six pitchers to contribute to a 10-0 shutout. Things soon took a downward turn for the squad, losing three straight in Minnesota before scraping together a gutsy 4-3 win to complete the series. While pitching was the strongest area of the Wolverines last season, the Golden Gophers were able to outduel the Wolverines for the majority of the face-ofts. Later on in the season, the team split four-game series with Illinois and Ohio State but lost splits with Michigan State, Perm State, and Northwestern. The single highest-scoring game for the team came at home against Eastern Michigan: junior shortstop Brock Koman keyed an offensive firestorm, batting in five runs during a 21-7 victory. The season ended dramatically for the Wolverines with a home series against Purdue. Jeff Trzos struck out nine in a complete game victory to conclude his career. The most dramatic win, however, was in the first game of the series. Trailing the favorites 3-2 with two outs in the ninth inning, 1B DH Mike Sokol smashed a walk-off grand slam into right field for a 6-3 upset. Despite the Wolverines winning three of four close games, however, decisions in other Big Ten games kept the team out of the conference playoffs. 134 MlCHIGANENSIAN Helmets bake in the afternoon sun during a game. The average daytime temperature m April last year was 63 degrees. S. Hughes photo Sophomore catcher Jake Fox warms up with his pitcher. In his career best, Fox led the Wolverines in home runs with 1 1 last season. K. Maker photo Pitching agamst the Boilermakers, senior Rich Hill snkes out Brad Kriner. With 1 04 strikes. Hill became just the third Michigan player to throw over 100 kills m one season, Martin VToet, Athletic Media Relations Scoreboard Oregon State L 4-10 San Francisco L 7-9 UC-Riverside L 8-17 Oregon State L 2-13 UC-lrvine W 4-2 UC-Riverside L 7-13 San Diego L 9-12 San Diego L 4-9 San Diego L 2-21 Texas-San Antonio W 7-0 Texas-San Antonio L 2-3 Texas-San Antonio L 2-4 Bowling Green W 4-3 Kansas L 7-9 Oral Roberts L 4-11 Iowa W 3-0 W 6-0 Iowa L 4-7 Iowa W 4-1 Detroit W 10-0 Minnesota L 0-10 Minnesota L 1-3 Minnesota L 2-4 Minnesota W 4-3 Central Michigan W 9-7 Illinois L 0-1 Illinois W 10-0 Illinois W 5-3 Illinois L 11-12 Oakland L 3-17 Michigan State L 0-11 Michigan State L 3-4 Michigan State W 19-4 Michigan State L 3-5 Penn State W 15-4 Penn State L 1-4 Penn State L 2-5 Penn State L 0-1 Notre Dame L 4-7 Eastern Michigan W 21-7 Ohio State L 6-11 Ohio State W 5-4 Ohio State W 1-0 Ohio State L 5-9 Northwestern W 14-6 Northwestern L 1-2 Northwestern L 4-5 Central Michigan L 0-14 misdate W 3-2 Purdue W 6-3 Purdue L 2-3 Purdue W 8-3 Purdue W 7-4 -. SPORTS 135 Focusing on the ball, junior Anthony Jackson tries to secure the match against Notre Dame ' s Luis Haddock. Michigan beat the Irish 4-3. Amir Qamzu, Athletic Media Relation! Scoreboard DePaul W 5-2 Cahfornia-irvine W 6-1 Western Michigan W 7-0 Tulsa W 4-3 Pennsylvania W 7-0 Clemson W 5-2 Alabama L 3-4 Illinois L 1-6 Northwestern L 3-4 Minnesota L 0-7 Wisconsin W 5-2 Bowling Green W 6-1 Indiana State L 0-7 Ball State W 5-2 Notre Dame W 4-3 Indiana W 9-2 Michigan State W 5-2 Penn State W 5-2 Ohio State L 1-6 Iowa W 5-2 Indiana W 5-2 Purdue L 2-5 Indiana W 4-2 Minnesota L 0-4 Notre Dame L 0-4 Fueled for Rivalry After defeating rival Notre Dame, the men ' s tennis team discovers its rhythm for success. By Chelsea Anderson Despite inconsistent play, a 43-25 finish and a 5-5 Big Ten record, the men ' s ten- nis team found the spirit and motivation in rivalry games to defeat the competition. " Our first big win to get us back on track was Notre Dame, " Coach Mark Mees said. At the time of the match-up, the Fighting Irish were ranked fourth in the nation. The Notre Dame win gave Coach Mees his first win over a top-ten opponent. " It actually came down to the very last match to decide the winner, " said Vinny Gos- sain, a sophomore political science major. " We beat Notre Dame 4-3. It was pretty unbeliev- able. We had been saying we wanted a big win, and boy, did we get one. " The team had finally connected as one unit and everyone performed their best to capture the Michigan victory. Following the defeat of the Irish, the Wolverines conquered the Spartans. Defeating Michigan State University 5-2, the Wolverines, with two consecutive wins under their belt, had regained their focus. " Big Ten teams are always great rivals, and we always feel good about beat- ing them. Each of the guys had a number of qual- ity wins during the season and tons of talent, we just all couldn ' t perform together, " Mees said. Individual highlights included senior Henry Beam listing No. 72 of 100 in the Inter- collegiate Tennis Association national singles rankings and earning All-Big Ten honors. Henry also had a record of 18-14 in singles play and 13- 10 in dual matches. He finished the year ranked No. 81 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Singles Rankings and No. 8 in Regional Singles Rankings. Freshman Matt Lockin also had impressive year collecting 27 singles victoit He was ranked No. 23 in the Regional Interili legiate Tennis Association rankings and ear] the University of Michigan Athletic Acade Achievement. Lockin led the team in major statistical category with season recor singles play 27-11 and doubles 18-5. Combii Beam and Lockin became the first doubles t| in six years to earn 20 wins together and as ; finished 20-4. The goals of the past season were tol well in the Big Ten Tournament and make| NCAA tournament. Unfortunately the tear short of their ambitions, finishing sixth in] Big Ten (5-5) and losing in the first round o| NCAA tournament. However, they were alrjn preparing for next season ' s comeback. I 36 MlfHir, ANFNS1AN battering oid Records The women ' s tennis team make history with the season ' s winning performance. Freshman Debra Streifler squints as she strikes the ball to her opponent during practice. Streifler was an asset to the team as she consistently excelled in singles matches. Amir Qamzu, Athletic Media Relation By Han-Ching Lin The Wolverines ended the season with a 14-11 record. Their ressive season was in part aided by their strength displayed at home es. The women ' s tennis team achieved a school-record nine victories ic Varsity Tennis Center. Three out of the four setbacks came against top-20 ranked teams the remaining one to No. 32 ranked Wisconsin. Sophomore Kavitha irneni led the women ' s tennis program as the top singles player in the i nip, with nine victories and seven dual match wins. Michigan also entered the NCAA championships with very ng doubles play. Winning the doubles point 18 of 24 matches during season, the Wolverines compiled a formidable 60-35 doubles record, o contributing to the success of the team was the awesome freshman J of Michelle DaCosta and Leanne Rutherford, leading the team with 19 ibles victories. In the Big Ten Championships, the sixth-seeded Wolverines r ched the semifinals, thumping No. 1 1 seed Minnesota in the first round, ,i 1 dominating No. 3 seed Ohio State. Despite winning the doubles point i inst Wisconsin in the semifinals, the Wolverines were unable to pull t ough with the victory. Entering the NCAA championships, the Wol- ines ranked a season-high 34th, but ended their season with a loss to . 22 Georgia Tech. However, this would be Michigan ' s fourth overall appearance in the NCAA Championships, three of which fell within the last six years. With a great outlook for next season, the Wolverines were in a good place. In addition to great performance in their matches throughout the season, the women ' s tennis team also won the University ' s Leaders and Best Award, leading varsity teams with the highest grade point average. Sprinting to the ball, Kim Raushines slams a win against her Tulane opponent. Raushines went 14-8 for the season. Amir Qamzu, Athletic Media Relations Scoreboard Western Michigan W 6-1 DePaul W 6-1 Notre Dame L 2-5 Illinois-Chicago W 7-0 Tennessee L 2-5 Kentucky L 2-5 Northwestern L 0-7 Illinois L 2-5 South Florida W 7-0 Wisconsin L 1-6 Minnesota W 6-1 Marguetle W 6-1 Tulane W 5-2 Michigan State L 3-4 Wake Forest L 1-6 Miami (Fla.) W 4-3 Ohio State W 4-3 Penn State W 4-2 kDwa L 2-5 Purdue W 4-3 Indiana W 4-3 Minnesota W 4-1 Ohio State W 4-0 Wisconsin L 3-4 Georgia Tech L , 2-4 SPORTS 137 Waiting for the ball, senior Katnna Lehman concentrates on her hand placement. As a leader on and off the court. Lehman led the team in blocking. Y. Qranata photo Scoreboard South Florida W 3-1 Clemson W 3-0 Pepperdine L 1-3 Cincinnati W 4-1 Bowling Green W 3-0 Alabama W 4-1 Santa Clara L 2-3 Nebraska L 0-3 Toledo W 3-0 Notre Dame L 1-3 Iowa W 3-1 Minnesota L 0-3 Indiana W 3-1 Ohio State W 3-0 Mich. State W 3-0 Penn State L 0-3 Northwestern L 1-3 Wisconsin L 1-3 Illinois W 3-0 Purdue W 3-0 Michigan State W 3-1 Penn State W 3-2 Ohio State L 1-3 Indiana L 2-3 Minnesota L 0-3 Iowa W 3-0 Purdue L 2-3 Illinois L 0-3 Wisconsin L 1-3 Northwestern W 3-1 Keeping energy high, teammates slap hands during an afternoon practice. Even during games, team members encouraged each other by yelling out positive reinforce- ment after key plays. Y. Qranata ( hoto 138 MlCHIGANENSlAN Toppling j Their j Rivals By Chelsea Anderson A tight-knit group of 1 5 produced a great season for the Wolve ines culminating in a 12-8 finish (6-4 in Big Ten). " This group was probab the closest, both in and out of the gym, that we ' ve ever had, " said coac Mark Rosen. The two biggest wins of the season were accomplished at home i Cliff Keen Arena. First, the Wolverines defeated No. 16 Ohio State, an soon after, they conquered No. 18 Michigan State. Michigan beat bot opponents easily in three games. " Killing State was great; we were ver hyped up to play them, " said Jennifer Gandolf, sophomore in the Schoc of Kinesiology. Rosen said the team played exceptionally well during thos matches. Key players in those wins were juniors Chantel Reedus and Eri Moore. Reedus averaged 3.41 kills per game during the season and had season high of 19 kills and 12 digs against Northwestern. Moore was s lected to the 2002 pre-season All-Big Ten volleyball team plus average 3.35 kills per game and 2.31 digs per game. In addition, some very important records were shattered durin the season by Katrina Lehman, the sole senior on the team. Lehman b came the All-Time leading blocker for Michigan averaging 1.37 blocks pe game. That record had not been broken since 1988. " I wanted to leave m mark and an impact on Michigan volleyball, " said Lehman. Breaking th total blocking records for regular and conference seasons as well as bloc assists for regular and conference seasons was quite a feat from a 5 ' 1( blocker when most other conference players in her position were 6 ' 4 " We will miss Katrina for her personality and who she is. She was a gre; senior and four year starter who led by example, " said Rosen. " We always hung out at other players ' houses and went shoppinf out to eat at Max . Erma ' s, saw movies, and studied together, " said Gar dolf. Living close together in houses along State Street helped magni: team unity. Rosen also commented that these women were the kind t gut things through and to battle it out even when they were down. Durin practice, the focus was on improving their ability to compete, with a fa style of play. The team worked hard and by their effort, they earned som great rivalry wins. " We hoped to find the efficiency we needed and to pla to the ability we knew we could, " said Chantel Reedus, a junior in tr School of Kinesiology. " We wanted to leave the season with no regrets, n ' shoulda, woulda, couldas. ' " Unfortunately, the team suffered a few injuries along the way, bi through their tight bonds, they were able to rise above them. Reedus con mented that the toughest part of the season was finding the balance, coi sistency, and focus needed. In contrast, the best part was knowing how the team could and would compete. Reaching back to gain power, sophomore Jennifer Gandolf spikes the ball on her teammate during practice. Gandolf consistently led her team in kills throughout the season. V. (jnuiuiu photo Taking the Crown Sprinting around the track, freshman Sierra Hauser-Pnce looks toward the finish tine. As a sprinter, Hauser-Pnce helped the Wolverines win the Big Ten Outdoor Champi- onship with her 7th place finish in the 100-meter dash in a time Of 1 1 .7 seconds. Athletic Media Relations photo Winding up for her throw, sophomore Melissa Bickett spins as she throws her discus. Showing promise for future seasons, Bickett placed second in the discus at the Big Ten Outdoor Championship with a throw of 174-10. Athletic Media Relations photo Despite key teammates falling to injury and stiff competition, the women ' s track team beats all odds and emerges as the 2002 B gTen Champion. By Carly McEntee Even with unexpected injuries, the women ' s track team pulled 01 a successful season ending in a No. 50 national finish. They even managed, to become indoor and outdoor Big Ten track champions. Junior Carly Knazze said of the championships, " So many people were injured and it didn ' t look like we could pull it off, but a lot of people stepped up and really put forth effort to help the team. Those meets were the most important because it helped us to reestablish ourselves as the best track team in thej Big Ten. " The team also concentrated on creating a sense of unity among! the members. " At the beginning of the year, our coach assigns the freshmen big sisters to help them with the adjustment to college and with any errands or info they need, " Knazze said of this unity. " We also have team gatherings quite frequently bowling, movies, dinner with recruits. Every Friday we play games such as football, volleyball and soccer with freshmen versus upper class. " This unity gave them the ability to succeed even with all the injuries. The team sent three of its members to the NCAA outdoor championships. Lisa Ovellet went for the 1500 meter, finishing 1 7 th overall. Melissa Bickett went to the finals for discus, finishing 18 th overall. Katie Jazwinksi also went to the finals for the 5000 meter run and finished 12 th overall. These three represented the team and its season of success. The Wolverines also achieved good finishes at their meets during the year. They took first place at the Michigan Intercollegiate indoor meet and the Michigan State and Central Michigan meet outdoors. They place second at the Central Michigan Invitational. The team continued witr a good showing. Knazze said of the level of competition, " Traveling al over the country is also a great perk, and competing against world class competition raises our level of thinking to expect greatness. . .in all areas o our lives. " The team attempted to achieve greatness and succeeded. Scoreboard Indoor Indiana Dual 2nd Of 2 Mich. Intercollegiate 1st of 5 USTCA Challenge 2nd of 13 Big Ten Champ. 1st of 11 Outdoor Miami (Ohio) Invit. 1st of 5 Len Paddock Invit. 2nd of 4 Big Ten Champ. 1 st of 1 1 NCAA Champ. 59th place 140 MlCHIGANENSIAN MICHIGAN Leaping over a hurdle, freshman DarNell Talbert sprints to get ahead of his competition. Running his best time ot the season, Talbert posted a time of 15.05 in the 100-meter hurdles at the Big Ten Outdoor Championship. Athletic Media Relations photo Scoreboard Indoor Indiana Dual 2nd of 2 USTCA Challenge 3rd of 14 Big Ten Champ. 9th of 1 1 E Michigan Invit. 5th of 8 Outdoor Ml. SAC Relays 6th of 12 Penn Relays 5th of 13 Len Paddock Invit. 3rd of 6 Bg Ten Champ. 9th place NCAA Champ. 28th place Positive Predictions By Kara DeBoer Despite high hopes, the 2002 men ' s track season ended with little success due to an onslaught of injuries. The season ' s highlights included the team ' s 28rd place finish in the NCAA championships in Fayetteville, Arkan- sas, and placing ninth out of ten teams at the Big Ten tournament where the team had several outstanding placers. Sophomore LSA student Alan Webb won the 1,500-meter title, sopho- more kinesiology student Nathan Brannen placed third in the 800-meter run, and 2002 engineering senior Mike Wisniewski took third place in the 10,000-meter run. To open the season the team hosted the Jack Harvey Invitational. Although the meet was non-scoring, the team scored one first place and ten other top three finishes. This was Sour Injury plagues the men ' s track team and causes the Wolverines to come in 9th in the Big Ten Championship, despite high expectations. a positive start to the season, but when LSA senior and captain Derek Applewhite pulled a hamstring at the Invitational, it was a sign of negative things to come. Soon the majority of the team ' s strong players suffered from injury. Kinesiology senior Brent Cummings also pulled a hamstring, kine- siology senior Ike Okenwa, LSA sophomore Nathan Taylor, engineering junior Dustin Gress, and others were also injured. Many teammates participated again later in the season, but were still hindered by their injuries. " Many came back from injuries, " said School of Art senior Andrew Ochs, " but it ' s always hard to come back because the injury is always in the back of your mind. " The team went into the season expecting unprecedented success. Ochs, who competed in the hurdles, said, " We were sup- posed to be amazing. " Webb and Brannen were all-Americans in high school. The half-mile runners, including computer science senior Jeremy Schneider, computer science junior Dan Cooke, and Brannen provided a strong founda- tion for the rest of the young team, who also had every reason to be optimistic. However, in the end the season only left room for improvement. Assistant coach Fred LaPlante said, " We had a young team and a lot of top athletes. We learned a lot that will help us out next year. " In the words of Gress, " We had a few good points that did not work out in the end. We just need to gear up and get at ' em next year. " SPORTS 141 Scoreboard CCC Championship Notre Dame Invitational Michigan Intercollegiate NCAA Pre-National EMU Open Big Ten Championships 1st of 11 2nd of 21 2nd 011 2 6th of 36 Not Scored 3rd of 10 Sprinting towaros the finish ' ine. iunior Nek Stanko passes opponents from Tennessee. Stanko finished fourth at the Central Collegiate Championship. Amir Qamzu, Athletic Media Relations photo Leading the Pack With experienced runners on its roster, the men ' s cross country team places third at the Big Ten Tournament. By Han-Ching Lin and Kristen Fidh The men ' s cross country team wrapped up a strong season at the Big Ten championships, hosted by Indiana. The Wolverines proudly walked away with a third-place finish, falling short to Wiscon- sin and Ohio State. The Wolverines had proved themselves a team to be reckoned with, displaying the talent of individual runners, as well as a strong " togetherness " . Sophomore Nate Brennen (24:06.1) and freshman Nick Willis (24:15.7) led the Wolverines placing third and seventh, respectively, and also earning All-Big Ten Honors. The two, along with freshman Sean Moore (24:55.7) and sophomore Tarn Leach (25:10.9) all ran personal bests. Despite the loss of two All-Ameri- i - HI -ANENSIAN cans, Mike Wisniewski and Mark Pilja, both of whom were major factors in last season ' s suc- cess, coach Ron Warhurst was still confident that Michigan would be contending in the 2003 NCAA championships. Four Wolverines would be returning with NCAA experience " We lost some of the guys who were able to jump out in front, but this year with the experi- ence we had, we were stronger than a year ago. " Another huge factor contributing to Michigan ' s success was the great attitude each player brought to practice and the meets. School of Art junior Nick Stanko, an expe- rienced member of the team and a valuable player throughout the year, felt that working together was their greatest strength. " The team was most definitely a different team from previous years. The group dynamics of t team was what got us through the season, ai it brought us some high team finishes. Duri: our practices over the years, there have arwf been a few runners who took it upon themselv to separate themselves from the group. TL year, however, everyone felt like a vital part f the group, so there was little to no separati ' i during our practices. This group effort translatl into a race situation in which we were able ' comfortably get out as a team together. " Cc fident that the team would take this into n ; season, Stanko expressed one of the qualit of the team that was helpful to him throughd the season. " Having someone next to me duri: the first few miles of a race who I was comfc able with helped me to perform at my be; One for the Team The women ' s cross country team sees many leaders emerge throughout the season, helping the Wolverines emerge as BigTen Champions. The women ' s cross country team glided to a successful 2001 campaign, led by some talented young runners who showed the promise to elevate Michigan from a successful program to a dominant one. Sophomore Lindsey Gallo consistently led the Wolverines, finishing with the team ' s best time in all six meets. The most impressive day for the Wolverines came at the Big Ten Championships, where Michigan finished behind only national power Michigan State to place second in a highly competitive field. The team continued their tradition of excellence, maintaining their fourteen-season streak of top three finishes at this meet. Junior Jeanne Spink, freshmen Andrea Parker and Edna Kollartis, and senior Katie Ryan accounted for five performances in the top 40 overall. Gallo also spurred the Wolverines on to a second-place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational, bettering fifteen other squads. Her time of 17:47 was eighth overall. Other notable meets team were the lona Invitational at Bronx, NY, the Miami Invitational in Oxford, Ohio, and the NCAA Regional in Indiana. The Wolverines finished seventh, third, and seventh respectively in these sizable gatherings featuring many schools. Perhaps the most disappointing meet for the team was the Wolverine Invitational, in which respectable individual times were only enough to salvage fourth place out of seven schools. The team ' s most distinguished postseason award went to Katie Jazwinski, who received Michigan ' s Big Ten Conference Medal of Honor, a distinction given to graduating student-athletes with the most notable scholastic and athletic accomplishment. Four other Wolverines, Gallo, Spink, sophomore Katie Easton, and junior Jane Martineau, earned places on the Big Ten Academic All-Conference Team for their fine scholastic achievement. By Eric Rajala and Kristen Fidh Pacing her strides, sophomore Andrea Parker concen- trates on Breathing as she runs past onlookers. Parker finished eighth n the Sundodger Invitational out of 234 athletes Amir Qomju, Athletic Media Relations photo The women ' s cross country team huddles in celebration after its close victory. Michigan finished first out of 1 1 teams at the Mel Brodt Invitational. Athletic Media Relations photo Scoreboard Detroit Mercy Invitational Mei Brodt Invitational Sundodger Invitatidnal Indiana State Invitational Michigan Intercollegiate NCAA Pre-Nationals Eastern Michigan Classic Big Ten Championship 1st of 5 1st of 11 1stof9 2nd of 20 3rd of 15 10th of 38 Not Scored 1st of 11 SPORTS 143 Trying to pin an Indiana opponent, senior Tony Holifeld brings his adversary down by me left arm. Holifeld helped the Woteines beat the Hoosiers 25- 1 3 1. Neff photo After compiling takedowns in each of the first two frames, junior Foley Dowd struggles with Indiana opponent Greg Schaefer. Dowd won the decision 6-3 in the 1 33-pounds division. T. Akinmusuru photo Scoreboard Lehigh W 26-12 Cliff Keen Invitational 7th of 45 Cleveland State W 25-6 Midlands Championships 10th of 16 Oregon W 35-6 Central Michigan L 13-19 Boise State W 21-9 Iowa L 1 1 -29 Northern Iowa W 26-14 Cornell L 16-19 Arizona State L 13-27 Illinois W 19-13 Indiana W 25-13 Northwestern W 35-12 Minnesota L 12-22 Michigan State L 15-16 144 ' ' !!- -rilGA Grappling Through the Preseason Keegan Daniel With a preseason ranking of fifth in the nation, it was obvious that he Michigan wrestling team was serious about one thing winning. The Wolverines started the season on the road against eighth- anked Lehigh. After a decisive win over the Mountain Hawks, Michigan vas ready for another great season with no regrets. " After the first match vas won, I knew that we had potential to be whatever we wanted to be, " aid co-captain A.J. Grant. Grant and fellow captains Mike Kulczycki and Cyle Smith had much leadership to bring the Wolverines to the top, and all Kree received all- American honors at one point in their career. After routing the Lehigh team, the remainder of the Wolverines ' ual-meet schedule included 1 1 opponents that were ranked amongst the op 25, decided by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. " With he strength of our schedule, and depth of our team, we have the power to ucceed, " said fellow wrestler Rob Sulaver. The Wolverines traveled to Las Vegas for the annual Cliff Keen nvitational on December 6 and 7. The team placed seventh with 87 points ut of 45 other teams. Four Wolverines placed in the top eight of their espective weight classes, including senior Foley Dowd who led the team vith at third place finish and a 6-1 record in the 133-pounds division. At the Oregon dual-meet early in the season, the Wolverines .apped a 35-6 victory over the Ducks. Michigan won eight individual natches, where freshmen Rob Sulaver and Smith registered pins. In ddition, two red-shirt freshmen, Willie Breyer and Greg Wagner, both von major decision matches. With confidence high after the non-conference win over Oregon, he Wolverines traveled to Mt. Pleasant, where the team recorded the eason ' s first loss by the hands of Central Michigan. The Wolverines ommenced with a rough start with Sulaver, Breyer, Tommy Garza, and LJ. Boudro losing the team ' s first four matches. Down 13-0, Michigan won ts next four matches to tie the meet going into the last two matches. The hippewas then clinched the last two matches for a final score of 19-13. " The year is going great, and we are working hard, " said freshman ' hase Metcalf. " The season is far from over, though, and it ' s just starting o get busy. " Junior Ryan Bertin starts the round by trying to knock his opponent to the mat. Although Indiana ' s Matt Cooper took the first point when Bertin was charged for fleeing the mat, Bertin won the decision 8-2 in just 4: 1 8 because of Cooper ' s technical fall T. Afcinmusuru photo En route to flipping his opponent over for the pin, senior Clark Forward locks his legs around Indiana ' s Coyte Cooper Although the move allowed Forward to score first, Cooper took the decision 5-3. T. Akinmusuru photo SPORTS 145 . a shot. The goa; was b ' ockea Spartans went on to wri 2-1 . L. Soderstrom photo Scoreboard Akron W Notre Dame L 1-4 Gal-Santa Baroara L Wnght State W 3-1 IUPUI W 8-0 Brown T 3-3 Yale L 1-2 Penn State L 0-1 Evansville W 6-2 Dayton L 0-2 Indiana L 1-2 Bowling Green State W 2-0 Michigan State L 1-2 Wisconsin W 2-0 Illinois-Chicago W 2-1 Northwestern W 5-0 Ohio State W 1-0 Detroit T 1-1 Northwestern W 1-0 Michigan State W 1-0 Penn State L 1-2 Traveling the D Bumpy Road By Rob McTear In only its third season as a varsity sport, the men ' s soccer team struggles through disappointing games. But with a young and talented roster, the Wolverines show promise. In its third season as an official NCAA varsity program, the men ' s soccer team showed much promise and great improvement. Led by head coach Steven Burns and co-captains Mike White, Joe Iding, and Robert Turpin, the team closed out their season with a 11-7-2 record. There were some bumps along the way but the Wolverines pulled out a few upsets, the most exciting of which came during the Illinois game. Fighting through sixteen fouls, two yellow cards and one red card dropping them down a player, the Wolverines beat Illinois 2-1 after all was said and done. There was no lack of heart during the season starting with the base of the Michigan defense, freshman goalkeeper Peter Dzubay and NKNS1AN junior goalkeeper Joe Zawacki. These two play- ers allowed their team to stay in the game when it counted most and gave the offense a chance to find the back of their opponents ' net. Dzubay obtained his first shut-out of the season against opponent Bowling Green, helping the team beat the Eagles for the first time in three meetings. Zawacki tied a school record of ten saves in one game in a barnburner against the Hoosiers. The valiant efforts of Zawacki were not enough to overcome the highly recognized Indiana team, though, and the Wolverines lost in a fierce over- time struggle. In the middle of the season, sophomore forward Knox Cameron was selected as one of the 1 8 nation-wide players for the U.S. Under-20 Men ' s Soccer National Team. Cameron would represent the United States at the CONCAC; : Group B qualifying tournament competing wi the likes of Under-20 teams from Canada, El S- vador and Haiti for a change to advance to le FIFA World Youth Championship in the Unid Arab Emirates. Even with such striking power frm players like Cameron, the lack of Big Ten or- rience proved to be more then the Wolverii could overcome in a few of their games tis season. One game in particular was very dis - pointing for the team; this season marked e third consecutive loss to rival Michigan Sti;- The game ended in a 2-1 loss to the Sparta with the single Wolverine goal coming fr sophomore forward Mychal Turpin. I A Season of -. Firsts By Chelsea Anderson Finishing the season 16-7-1 overall and 7-2-1 in the Big Ten, the omen ' s soccer team had an impressive season. " This team was very com- itted and set high goals for themselves, " said Coach Debbie Rademacher. accomplish their ambitions, the team held demanding practices with tense fitness workouts and competitive small-sided scrimmages. Their hard work paid off when they beat Florida 2-1, Penn State 0, and Illinois 4-1, all teams that they had lost to last year. Also, they :feated Wisconsin for the first time ever at Madison 3-2. " We came out ong in the beginning of the season setting a tone for the rest of the ason with those wins. They gave us the motivation and confidence we :eded, " said Andrea Kayal, LSA senior and tri-captain. " This was probably the best team we ' ve had. We had seven seniors, starting, to have a group with a lot of experience, " said Rademacher. Cey players for the season were Abby Crumpton, Amy Sullivant, Carly ' illiamson, and Andrea Kayal. " Crumpton, a tri-captain, was crucial to ie offense, as she became one of Michigan ' s career point leaders as well topping most of the Big Ten ' s offensive categories. Sullivant, a defender, as high also in the assists in the Big Ten and almost broke the record of ost starts in Michigan history. Williamson was a tri-captain and defender ho started every match while contributing heavily as an anchor to the :fense. Kayal was deadly with her corner kicks in addition to clinching th place in Michigan ' s career leaders in game-winning goals with seven, was so glad I scored against Penn State, " said Kayal, " I try to lead the am through communication, but this time I led by doing. " Kayal scored ie first goal against Penn State, which led the team to score three more : als to seal the 4-0 Michigan victory. an: Led by the experience of seven seniors, the women ' s soccer team finishes 7-2-1 in the Big Ten and accomplishes a new feat the Wolverines beatWisconsin in Madison for the first time in program history. Struggling against her Northwestern opponent, junior forward Stephanie Chavez tries to get the ball closer to the goal. Chavez helped Michigan shut out the Wildcats 2-0. K. Mann photo Junior Suzie Grech. senior Metee Pesr.. senior Andrea Kayal ano junior Enka Klemhoiz JUI-D n coloration. The Wolverines had just beaten Iowa 2 1 , K. Mattu photo Scoreboard Missoun W 2 1 Florida W 20 Bngham Young W 2-1 Western Michigan W 3-1 Eastern M ' Chigan W 5-1 Massachusetts W 3-0 Georgia L 0-1 Iowa W 2-1 Illinois W 4-1 Wisconsin W 3-2 Minnesota L 0-4 Penn State W 4-0 Ohio State W 1-0 Purdue L 0-1 Indiana W 2-0 Notre Dame L 0-1 Northwestern W 2-0 Michigan State T 1 1 Oakiano W 2-0 Kentucky L 0-1 Ohio State L 2-1 Oakland W 1-0 Mars (OH) ' W 4-0 Pepperdine W 2-0 Santa Clara L 1-3 SPORTS 147 Smooth Transition The $3.2 million Donald R. Shepherd Gymnastics Center opens just in time for the 2002 gymnastics season. Members of both the men ' s and the women ' s teams welcome the complex with open arms. By Erica Chernick Assisting teammate Christine Mantilla with her body ment during push-ups, Chelsea Kroll tells Mantilla to 181 head slightly. Because upper body strength was injury prevention in gymnastics, push-ups were part team ' s regular workout, S. Thomas photo LSA student athlete Chelsea Kroll, a member of the women ' s gymnastics team, considered the new gymnastics complex the " largest, best equipped gym in the nation. " The facility, which was built in 2001, boasted a number of amenities: three vaults; three sets of regular uneven bars; two single bars; a ' trench ' bar useful for spotting; six high balance beams, which allowed each team member to have his or her own beam when training; a new floor exercise mat; free foam pits on every event; and resi-pit landings. The gymnastics facility was remarkably distinguishable from the previous building. The new complex was about ten times the size of the old one, and was fully equipped with exercise equipment. The approximate cost of the new gymnastics facility was $3.2 mil- lion. Funding for the construction of the building came from a $3.5 million donation from Michigan alumnus Donald R. Shepherd, which would be given over the next six years and would include $300,000 for maintenance of the new building. According to Henry D. Baier, associate vice president for facilities and operations, " the new 22,000 gross-square-foot building will include open space for training, locker rooms, exercise rooms and offices. " The new gymnastics complex, made possible by Shepherd ' s gener- ous donation, was the new practice and training site for the women ' s gym- nastics team. The high-tech facility boasted 17,000 square feet of training area, as well as the most up-to-date gymnastics training equipment. An extra 5,000 square feet was home to a training room, offices for the coac ing staff, a locker room, a team lounge, and a study area for members of I : gymnastics team. Members of the women ' s gymnastics team were certainly apprec- tive and grateful for being able to use the new complex. A number of I : student athletes confirmed the convenience of having access to the n i gymnastics building. " We ' re really fortunate to have a facility like th ' said LSA freshman Jennifer Deiley. " 1 know it ' s a state-of-the-art faci i and I know it ' ll help me to improve my gymnastics. " When Deiley ' s fellow team members were questioned about the m gymnastics complex, several found themselves at a loss for words. " Th: aren ' t even words to describe it. ..it ' s amazing, " claimed Kroll. " Michip gymnastics has been a national championship contender for so many ye: ' , but it seemed as though we were missing something that a lot of the ot r top programs had, and that something was a new facility. " Kroll said 1 1 particularly liked the open foam pits because they allowed her and r teammates to train more advanced routines, making the team more cc f petitive. Kroll also noted that the new gym served as an excellent me s by which the University could recruit star student athletes. Overall, Krc ' s response, similar to that of her teammates, was one of genuine enthush n and appreciation. " I love it and I am so thankful to Mr. Don Shephei concluded Kroll. 148 I] MSI AN Over ten times the size of the old facility, the newly con- structed center coasts the most up-to-date amenities, rt was built near the Varsity Tennis Center on S. State Street. S. Thomas photo A weathervane placed atop the new complex points in the direction of the wind. Architects designed the building in such detail that even the smallest accessories were gym- nastics-themed. S. Thomas photo Perfecting her skills, )unior Calli Ryals practices on the high bars. Ryals was a consistent threat to opponents, counted on by her teammates to place high in the all-around com- petition, S. Thomas | holo SPORTS 149 Facing Tough Competition Holding his balance, junior Jamie Hertza performs a floor routine. Because strength is vital to a gymnast ' s success, Hertza hit the weight room regularly. S. Thomas photo Scoreboard Windy City Invit. Minnesota Penn State Oklahoma Nebraska III. -Chicago Iowa California Big Ten Chamo National Qualifier NCAA Champ. 3rd of 6 212.350-204.750 209.700-212.250 208.450-218.125 208.450-206.750 213850-200.800 208.250-212.000 212.900-208.850 2nd of 6 2nd of 6 4th of 6 150 MlJHIGANE After competiting against defending NCAA Champions Oklahoma, the men ' s gymnastics prepare for a challenging season. By Han-Ching Lin The men ' s gymnastics team proved to be one of the best teams in the nation again, as they repeated a fourth-place NCAA finish. The host Oklahoma won its fourth national championship, with Ohio State and California following, respectively. Led by senior Daniel Diaz-Luong and Justin Toman, the Wolverines showed a strong performance in horizontal bars, parallel bars, floor exercise, the vault, and the strongest of all, the still rings. Five Wolverines, Diaz-Luong, Brad Kenna, Kevin George, Conan Parzuchowski, and Edward Umphrey, went on to the NCAA individual event finals. Diaz-Loung was crowned the horizontal bar champion, also finishing third in parallel bars, while Parzuchowski finished sixth on still rings, and George took seventh on the pommel horse. Toman, who has been successful all around, in NCAA competition and USA Gymnastics meets, received the prestigious Nissen-Emery Award, given to the top senior male gymnast in the country. He was also a five-time Ail-American and two-time NCAA parallel bars champion and was named the 1999 Michigan Male Athlete of the Year after leading the Wolverines to the NCAA title. Among the several exciting matches throughout the season, one of the very memorable ones took place against the No. 5 California Gold Bears. With their season-high score of 212.900, the Wolverines sailed past the Gold Bears, ending a four-year home winning streak. Toman and Kenna led the team, tied for first on the vault and splitting the still rings and parallel bars titles. Junior Jamie Hertza concentrates as he swings his legs on the pummell horse. Hertza averaged a score of 8.791 on the horse out of 1 1 competitions. S. Thomas photo IIIUANENS1AN :. Practicing a back handspring on the beam, freshman Enca Rubin looks to secure her hand placement Rubm added depth to the Michigan bench in her first year on the team. Y. Qraiiata phoro Scoreboard Maui Invit 3rd ot 4 N. Illinois 194.900-186.600 Minnesota 195.125-195.025 Ohio State W 196,175-193.575 Florida W 197.000-195.425 Mich Classic 1st of 5 Georgia W 197.175-197.025 West Virginia W 196.100-195.975 UCLA Invit. 2nd of 4 Denver W 197.775-194.300 Washington W 197.775-194.250 Shanico Invit. 1 st of 4 Big Ten Champ. 1st of 7 NCAA Regional 2nd of 6 NCAA Champ. 7th place Shedding Tears of By Chelsea Anderson It was a season of achievement and disappointment for the women ' s gymnastics team in 2002. Although they posted a strong finish of 25-3 over all and 11-0 in the Big Ten, two meets stood out in the minds of the com- petitors as they finished only 7th in the nation after high hopes. The season high point came fairly early, upon defeating Georgia at home. The win was the first time the Wolverines had conquered Georgia in a dual meet in Michigan history. " Following the meet, everyone was crying. We ' ve come so close so many times, but this time the team showed we had the ability to do it, " said senior co-captain Janessa Grieco, " Georgia is the team we love to hate. " Joy After beating rival Georgia, the women ' s gymnastics team captures the 2002 Big Ten Title. In addition to capturing the Big Ten Cham- pionship, the team competed in the NCAA Tournament. However, they did not post as well of a showing as they had hoped the Wol- verines failed to advance to the second day of national competition. " Sitting in the stands watching on the second day was hard because we felt we should have been out there, " said Junior Elise Ray. " Nationals is like the final hurrah of the seasons. All meets up to that point are basically prac- tice. " While competing at nationals, Ray captured the national title for the beam for her first time in her career. " Winning felt really good. The beam is one event I struggle most at. That day I had a lot of confidence and pulled through, " she said. Ray ended the season ranked second in the nation by Gymlnfo just behind teammate Calli Ryals, who finished No. 1 for national Ail-Around Gymnast. In addition to Ray ' s Michigan accomplishments, she was a member of the 2000 Olympic Gymnastics Team. According to head coach Beverly Plocki, the key gymnasts were Ray as the MVP high scorer in addition to strong com- petitors Grieco, Shannon MacKenzie, and Jody Rosenberg. Plocki said, " They really gave 100 percent every time. You don ' t win championships from a few high scores; it ' s the depth that produces wins. " SPORTS 151 Boasting High Aspirations Treading water, senior Delia Sonda looks for an open teammate for a pass. Sonda scored a career-high four goals against Penn State -Beitiend. J. Weiner photo By Chelsea Anderson In their second year of varsity water polo competition, the Wolverines splashed their way to a fourth place finish at the NCAA Championships in Los Angeles, California. After progressing to the Fina Four, Michigan, ranked No. 12 at the time, was matched up against then No. 2 Stanford in game one and lost 13-3. However, the Wolverines pu the tough loss behind them to focus their effort on the third place gam against No. 7 Loyola-Marymount. " We did not even think about (Stanford ' s) game. We played a lo better. Our team bounces back from tough losses really well. We knew tha we were capable of winning, but we just did not pull it off, " said senior Deli; Sonda in a University Athletics press release. The Wolverines suffered a 6-4 loss to take fourth place in the tournament. But on the flip side, they left a lasting impression on wha Michigan water polo could accomplish. Scoring for Michigan in the final game were Jen Crisman with t goals, and Mandi Hagedorn and Casey Kerney each with one goal. " Sometimes I need a reality check and remember that we are only a second year program. We wanted to be in the championship game or at least wir third, but we are still very young. We made a lot of huge strides this year but I told the team that we cannot be satisfied. We need to keep takin: baby steps but never be satisfied, " said head coach Amber Drury-Pinto. Other outstanding accomplishments in the pool were capturing th Brown Invitational, achieving a perfect 8-0 record in divisional play ti secure the No. 1 seed for the Southern Division Championships, takin: the Southern Division Championship title by defeating No. 14-rankec Princeton 10-9, and winning the Eastern Championship title for th first time when Jen Crisman scored during the last 3 1 seconds in the firs sudden-death period to down No. 14 Hartwick 7-6. Players could only look forward to the season ahead to see what wouli come of it, and if a title could be within grasp. Drury-Pinto said about th reason behind Wolverines ' accomplishments in just two short years: " S many things have contributed to it. The year of experience we had, the fac that we didn ' t lose a lot of players. I think we graduated three players, so wi had a really solid group returning. We had a great group of freshmen tha came in. All the way across the board the players stepped up, they rose t the occasion. We couldn ' t have asked for anything more. " 152 MII Hll .ANKNS1AN Scoreboard Cal. Santa-Barbara L 6-7 Michigan State W 20-8 Hawaii L 6-9 Indiana W 10-9 Harvard W 13-4 Hartwick W 6-5 Bucknell W 20-6 Loyola Marymount L 3-10 Cal. Santa Barbara L 7-8 Southern Cal. L 7-18 Hartwick W 9-8 Cal Davis L 6-7 Cal. San Diego L 4-6 Long Beach State L 8-11 San Diego State L 5-8 Cal. San Diego L 4-6 lona W 11-1 Princeton W 9-7 Brown W 6-4 Wash, i Jefferson W 18-1 Grove City W 19-3 Penn State-Behrend W 17-2 Slippery Rock W 13-8 Michigan State W 11-4 Princeton L 16-17 Indiana W 9-7 Mercyhurst W 21-3 Gannon W 15-4 Indiana W 7-5 Grove City W 14-1 Slippery Rock W 22-4 Penn State-Behrend W 20-2 Indiana W 11-7 Princeton W 10-9 George Washington W 9-2 vlllanova W 12-4 Indiana W 15-4 Hartwick W 7-6 Stanford L 3-13 Loyola Marymount L 6-4 Junior Emily Pelino tnes to score while being blocked by sophomore Sheetal Narsai. In the 2002 campaign, Narsai recorded 27 total goals. ]. Weiner photo nping to block a shot, sophomore Betsey Armstrong es the goal. Armstrong held Michigan ' s single-season Ck record with 31 7 1. Weiner photo SPORTS 153 Tumbling and twisting, junior Jason Coben practices a dive during practice. Coben won the platform dMng event in the meet against Texas with an NCAA zone qualifying time Of 538.04. S. Tedjasukmana photo Scoreboard Eastern Michigan Florida Michigan State Texas EMU Invitational Stanford California W 182-115 W 132-109 W 145-98 W 123-120 2nd of 7 L 89.5-148.5 L 114-129 Upsetting the Champs With an early season victory over then-No. I Texas, the men ' s swimming and diving team boasts high confidence going into both the Big Ten and NCAA Championships. By Chelsea Anderson Beginning the season with wins over Eastern Michigan, Florida, and Michigan State, the Wolverines had a strong start towards another successful season. The team defeated No. 1 Texas in a nail-biting finish 123-120 after pulling out the win in the final event: 400-yard freestyle relay. The team finished with a record of 3-0 and 1-0 in the Big Ten. Consisting of seven freshmen, eight sophomores, six juniors, and seven seniors, the team was most likely the most talented assem- bled at Michigan in years. " We pulled the best freshman class in the country. That ' s one of the reasons we are doing so well, " said Junior Dan Ketchum. " We have four outstanding freshmen, Davis Tarwa- Jhii.s Dejong, Tyler DeBerry, and Peter Vaderkaay, who are going to make a difference on the outlook of our season. Even though they are freshmen, they have international experi- ence and are excellent competitors, " said coach Jon Urbanchek. In addition to depth within the under- classmen, eyes were also on senior captain Jeff Hopwood and junior Dan Ketchum. Hopwood swam the breaststroke and individual medley, and qualified for the NCAA in both 100 and 200 breaststroke early in the season. According to Urbanchek, Hopwood came back from a past injury stronger and more dedicated than before with the desire to excel. As co-captain, he gave Michigan the needed leadership for good stu- dent athletes. As for Ketchum, Urbanchek said, " Dan is an awesome competitor who will do any- thing for the team. He is extremely strong when it comes to relays and is the kind of guy you want anchoring your relay. " Ket- chum, who was a distance swimmer, also qualified for 200 butterfly and 200 and 500 freestyle in the NCAA. In addition, Ketchum was the Michigan Athlete of the Year in 2001. " After next year, I would like to stay on for six months and try out for the Olympics, " said Ketchum. As for the entire team, they were extremely excited for the hosting of the Big Ten meet here in Ann Arbor. " Win- ning the Big Ten in this pool was a team goal and a huge accomplishment, " said Ketchum. 154 MlCHIGANENS IAN Taken with Narrow i Margins After winning or losing each race by fractions of a second, the women ' s swimming and diving team has high hopes for the BigTen Championship. By Han Ching-Lin A strong bond throughout the season held the women ' s swimming and diving team together. " You would think that spending five hours a day it the pool, living together, and going to school together would cause us to et on each other ' s nerves, but it is just the opposite. Our best friends are Dur teammates and on the one night a week that we go out, we go out with teammates, " said LSA senior Erin Abbey, one of the team captains. Although the Wolverines were not able to overtake the Florida Gators in their season opener, they displayed a strong effort, winning three events in a row, and four total. Kinesiology junior Tealin Kelemen, who took the three-meter diving title, expressed her excitement for the new season. " 1 am excited to see how much we can improve this season, with a new coach and a different angle on the things we need to work on and (improve, " said Kelemen, who went on to win the first Big Ten Diver of the Week Award for the 2002-2003 season. Chris Bergere was the new head coach of the Wolverines ' diving programs. Taking over for Dick Kimball, who had guided the program for 43 years, Bergere expressed his honor and excitement to be working with the Wolverines. At the Nike Cup, hosted by North Carolina, the Wol- verines put on a strong show as they finished in third place, with Kelemen winning the five-meter diving, and Abbey taking second place in the 200- yard backstroke. " I think that our most interesting meet of the season and one that we are looking forward to will be against Notre Dame in February. They beat us by a little every year, but this year we are stronger in certain areas than they are and have an opportunity to challenge them for the win. And as always, Big Tens are the culmination of the season, " said Abbey. " The motto ' on a mission ' makes us believe we can conquer anything if we have faith in our training and in each other. It is what binds us together and sets us apart from our competition. " With the encouragement of her teammates, freshman Elsa Larson pushes herself to break her best time in the breaststroke during practice. Larson finished 13th in the 200-yard breaststroke at the Nike Cup J. Neff photo Scoreboard Florida North Carolina Nike Cup U.S. Open Toledo L 173-122 L 238-132 3rd of 10 non-scoring W 145-117 SPORTS 155 Anaheim Angels Scott Spiezio. Bengie Molina, Troy Percival and Troy Glaus react after the Angels win Game Seven of the World Series, Glaus, a former homerun champ, took home the Series ' MVP trophy, AP photo San Francisco Giant J.T. Snow drags 3-year-ofd Darren Baker, son of Giants manager Dusty Baker, away from homeplate and the path of an oncoming baserunner. Sec- onds after the heroic save, Anaheim ' s David Bell scored in the seventh inning of Game Five. AP photo super bowl In a game that gave truth to the phrase " defense wins champion- ships, " the Tampa Bay Buccaneers toppled the Oakland Raiders 48-21 to give the franchise its first Super Bowl win. Of a record five intercep- tions, three were returned for touch- downs and two were caught by game MVP Dexter Jackson. The five were the most against the Oakland quarterback in a game all season. " We were just absolutely terrible, " Gannon told the Los Angeles Times. " It was a nightmarish performance. " Tampa Bay held Oakland to a low 62 yards in a first half where veterans Jerry Rice and Tim Brown were inef- fective. Despite falling to five sacks, Gannon still completed 24-44. Giv- ing the Raiders an early lead, former Wolverine Charles Woodson caught the Oakland ' s lone interception that set up a field goal. But Tampa Bay answered and dominated. First half blunders and an absent running game 19 total yards cost Oak- land tlK Kristen Fidh 15t MirHIGANENSIAN Giants Fall to Angels By Kristen Fidh After battling through seven games with their intrastate rival San Francisco, Anaheim ended up on top. For the first time in franchaise history, the Angels won the World Series after Garrett Anderson hit a three-run double to drive in Game 7 ' s winning runs. In the comeback story of the season, Anaheim bounced back from a record-worst start, 6-14, to win a record-best, 99 games. Then, in Game 6 of the Series, the Angels were down 5 runs in the seventh inning facing elimination when Scott Spiezio ' s three-run homer cut San Francisco ' s lead to two. The bottom of the eighth saw Darrin Erstad hit a single homerun and a Garrett Anderson base hit that was fumbled by Barry Bonds, allowing runners on first and third. Finally, Giants ' pitcher Robb Nen relieved Tim Worrell in hopes of securing a San Francisco vic- tory. But Nen gave up a two-run double to Series MVP Tony Glaus that secured the game for Anaheim. " This championship was about 25 guys on the field giving everything they had, " Anaheim ' s Mike Scioscia told the San Francisco Chronicle. " Winning the World Series is about the players on the field. I ' ve never been around a group of guys who have worked so hard for a goal. " " w I ng up her trophy. Serena Williams smiles next to ister Venus, who holds on to the second place jr. Serena finished the women ' s final at the U.S. tennis tournament 6-4, 6-3. AP i h. tn s Pete Sampras holds up his trophy after winning the men ' s finals against Andre Agassi at the US Open tennis tourna- ment held in New York. He won in sets of 6-3,6-4,5-7, 6-4 APpKoto Battle of the By Kristen Fidh Sisters Battling her sister Venus for 72 minutes was nothing new to Serena Williams, at home or in front of the world. In 2002, Serena Wil- liams beat her sister in the U.S. Open 6-4 and 6-3. Serena also topped Venus at the French Open and Wimbledon earlier in the season, becom- ing the ninth woman in the history of women ' s tennis to win three Grand Slams in a single year and the sixth to win three consecutively. " I was just tired of losing, " Serena told ESPN in response to break- ing Venus ' win streak over her. " It ' s not that I thought I could win all three, I just said, ' I ' m tired of losing. I ' m not going to lose anymore. ' Life was pass- ing me by. " On the men ' s side of the U.S Open, Pete Sampras topped Andre Agassi 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4. After a couple disappointing seasons that many critics blamed on age, Sampras took the trophy on the same court he won his first Grand Slam at the age of 19. " This might be my biggest achievement, to come through adver- sity and win the Open, " Sampras told ESPN. SPORTS 157 mley Cup after the Red Win won over Carolina 3-1 . LJdstrom also took home the C Smythe trophy. AP Photo One More for the Wings Once again, the Spirit of Detroit had a reason to wear a jersey oudly. This past July, the Detroit Red Wings won the Stanley Cup in ame Five over the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1. The championship came after three disappointing playoff finishes :er winning the emotional, back-to-back Stanley Cups in 1997 and 98. Knowing the team nee ded some change to the roster if it was to be ccessful, general manager Ken Holland made deals to sign three potential all-of-Famers during the summer of 2001 Dominik Hasek, Brett Hull id Luc Robitaille. The additions made Detroit the highest salaried roster the National Hockey League, which made fans wonder how the players ' os would prevail on the ice. With much credit given to coach Scotty Bowman and captain eve Yzerman, the team came together successfully for one reason - everybody had Stanley on their minds. " We were too old, too slow, too ch fat cats, " Barry Smith, Bowman ' s longtime associate coach told e Detroit Free Press. " That ' s what we were told, and these guys were By Kristen Fidh unbelievable. They sacrificed an awful lot, each one of these guys. They sacrificed ice time. They sacrificed personal power plays. They sacrificed a lot of things to make this a team. " Detroit lost its first two playoff games to Vancouver, staring elimination in the face as the tired team groped for motivation. With the return of Yzerman, who missed the last weeks of the regular season and the first two playoff games due to minor knee surgery, the Wings set fire and won the series in six games. Detroit won the series against St. Louis in five games. Winning over archrival Colorado in seven games, the last matchup proved to be the worst in Avalanche goalie Patrick Roy ' s NHL career, letting in six Detroit goals in just 16 shots. The team promised that it would not celebrate until the Cup was secured. After the final horn sounded at Joe Louis Arena, history was made. Nick Lidstrom became the first European to win the Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoff most valuable player, and Bowman announced his retirement after winning a record nine total Stanley Cups. Kobe Bryant, Robert Horry, Derek Fisher, and Shaquille O ' Neal pose with the O ' Brien Trophy, Los Angeles swept New Jersey to win the championship AP photo Trophy Remains in i Los Ange By Kristen Fidh es The nation watched as the athleticism }f Kobe Bryant and the dominance of Shaquille O ' Neal commanded the court against almost :very opponent. Fans read article after article about the players ' competing egos. And for the :hird straight year, the Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA championship. The formula was nothing new. With :oach Phil Jackson and three of the top five scoring averages in the country, the Lakers swept the New Jersey Nets in the finals, making the win Jackson ' s ninth Larry O ' Brien trophy six with the Chicago Bulls before the Lakers ' three. On their way to the finals, Los Angeles won the series against the Blazers in three games and advanced over the Spurs 4-1. The season almost ended in Game Five against Sacramento when Mike Bibby scored 12 points in the fourth quarter and four more in overtime, but the Lakers slipped by the Kings for the win. Bryant and O ' Neal edged over Bibbs and Chris Webber to win the next two, even though Jackson gave his opposition the credit of playing better basketball at the press conference following the first Game Seven overtime in conference finals history. Jason Kidd and the Nets had a solid offense of their own, but they could not get past O ' Neal. Scoring a NBA record 145 points in the four-game finals as well as shooting 34 points and grabbing 10 rebounds in the final game alone, he became the unanimous vote for most valuable player-for the third year in a row. " I was sort of a great player that didn ' t have any championships. Ever since I met Phil (Jackson), now I have three, " O ' Neal told the Los Angeles Times. SPORTS 159 A Team of R rh , A A By Chelsea Anderson Trailblazers With their highest finish in history, the women ' s golf team finishes Putting from a sandprt, senior Wm Benedict tnes to get the ball on the green. Benedict averaged 76.58 for the season. Amir Qamzu, Athletic Media Relations Scoreboard Wolverine Invitational 2nd of 1 1 Mary Possum Invitational 6th of 13 Lady Northern 4th of 1 2 Women ' s Collegiate Shootout 6th of 12 Lady Northern Invitational 1st of 14 Shootout at the Legends 1st of 19 Hatter Fall Classic 1st of 18 Lady Aztec Invitational 4th of 20 Central District Classic 4th of 14 Hatter Spring Ring 2nd of 16 Lady Seahawk Invitational 4th of 18 Indiana Invitational 1st of 14 Hawkeye Invitational 1st of 10 Big Ten Championships 3rd of 1 1 NCAA Central Regional 6th of 21 NCAA Championships 17th of 24 third at the Big Ten Tournament. It truly was a season of firsts. The women ' s golf team accomplish ' several feats while blazing a trail that future teams would forever be coi pared against. The team placed third at the 2002 Big Ten Championshij sixth at the NCAA Central Regional, and 1 7th at the NCAA Champio ships as well as breaking several school records. They ended the season wi an overall record of 163-33, 43-10 in the Big Ten, and 93-18 in the Centi Region. The season began with aspirations to win the Big Ten Champio ship and Lady Northern Invitational, compete at regional and natior levels, and break school records. " We had a lot of talent on our tean coach Kathy Teichert said. " We wanted to work hard at practice, ha fun, and build strong team unity. " As the season progressed, the wome through their persistence, proved to the nation that Michigan golf w something to talk about. During the Big Ten Tournament, the Wolverines putted their w into third place, the highest finish in history. " Our Big Ten finish was cool, " said Kim Benedict, a senior education major. " We battled 40-mi an-hour winds and rain. Those were the toughest conditions to com] in, but we played extremely well; it must have been all our experience wi the wonderful weather of Michigan, " she added jokingly. Michigan total 1,236 in a four-round, the second best score in Michigan history. LeAru Wick finished runner-up with a total of 305, which was also her career hx for a 72-hole tournament. Laura Olin tied for 14th place with the hi est finish ever for a Wolverine freshman. Her score of 313 strokes was second best freshman total at the championships. Throughout the season, several other feats were achieved. Tl Wolverines defended their 2001 Hawkeye Invitational titles for both tea. and individual. Also, the team had five players with stroke averages belc the school record, with Kim Benedict (76.58), Misia Lemanski (76.6:, Laura Olin (76.94), LeAnna Wicks (77.00) and Bess Bowers (77.33). Amidst all these historical achievements, the most monument by far was the NCAA finish. Prior to the finals, the team competed : the Central Regional Level, placing sixth. As a result of Michigan ' s hea- to-head competition, win loss record, stroke averages, and fall and sprii; seasons, the team advanced to the national play-offs.Tthe team felt proil ' with their finish, making school history being the first team to compete f : 1 the national title. " We turned a lot of heads in the national spotlight ail proved the talent of our program, " Benedict said of the 17th place finish : the NCAA finals. Michigan totaled 1,199 in the NCAA Championsh ' setting the University ' s record for a 72-hole by 17 strokes. " It was an amazing feat for the team. Women ' s golf had never goi: that far or competed against teams from the west coast, and they are rea ' good, " said Sarah Kruer, a junior in the Business School. " It was a gre: event to be a part of it. " Benedict said, and added that the finish at tl: finals was a great positive way to end the season. 1 60 .-.!:, HIGANENSIAN At the Wolverine Invitational, first-year student Blake Burrnan watches his bail fly towards the green. Burman posted a 72 on an 1 8-hole for his best performance of the season. Amir Qam u, Athletic Media Relations Scoreboard Ridges Invitational 1 4th of 1 4 Northern Intercollegiate 1 3th of 1 6 Wolverine Invitational 9th ot 1 7 Badger Invitational 4th of 1 5 Wolverine Invitational 7th of 20 Xavier Invitational 5th of 1 9 Duke Goif Classic Not Scored The Tillinghast Invitational T-9th of 24 El Diablo Intercollegiate T- 1 0th of 20 Johnny Owens Invitational T-6th of 1 9 Marshall Invitational 7th of 20 Robert Kepler Intercollegiate 1 1 th of 1 7 Fossum Taylortvlade Invitational 1 1 th of 1 5 Big Ten Championships 8th of 1 1 S 6 n I O TS Take the The men ' s golf team clubbed their : way through a tough spring 2002 campaign against stiff competition. The season opened ! in Florida with the El Diablo Intercollegiate, which saw the Wolverines finish in the middle i of a twenty-team pack. The Johnny Owens Invitational, held at the University of Ken- , tucky, marked perhaps the high point of team achievement for the season. Senior captain Andy Matthews spearheaded the team with a seventh-place finish, lifting the team into a tie for sixth in the field of eighteen. The Wolverines received different senior leadership at Marshall Invitational, By Eric Rajala Led by seniors Andy Matthews and Andy Chapman, the men ' s golf team finishes the season 8th in the Big Ten. where Andy Chapman tied for ninth overall, helping the team finish seventh out of twenty. Chapman ' s strong showings at the beginning of the spring paved the way for Matthews to emerge as the statistical leader, free of the pressures of carrying the team. Sophomore David Nichols also seized the opportunity to lead the Wolver- ines at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate. Mat- thews finished eleventh at the Michigan State Tournament to segue into the conference final. Windy conditions stifled the Wol- verines ' strokes at the Big Ten Championship, where the team dropped to an eighth-place finish in the final round of play. Matthews entered the fourth day tied for first overall by way of a strong third round featuring two eagles. However, the dull conclusion saw the team tumble out of its weekend-best sixth place. Matthews finished fifth overall and five shots back from the winner. Senior Kyle Kilcherman ended in thirteenth place. The two bested their previous career 72- hole lows by five and six strokes, respectively. Coach Jim Carras retired at the con- clusion of the season, capping off a successful twenty-year reign at the helm. Carras was suc- ceeded by Andrew Sapp, whose prior experience included assistant coach Purdue and North Carolina. SPORTS 161 H : Guarding a Creighton forward down the court, freshman Niki Reams watches where her opponent may pass the ball. Shooting 3-6 for the game, Reams hit three three- point Shots. T. Altinmusuru photo Preparing for the game against Detroit, Michigan starters say a few motivational words in the huddle. The Wolverines beat Detroit 87-63. T. Afcinmusuru photo Scoreboard Creighton W 75-66 UC Santa Barbara W 70-64 Massachusetts W 91-65 Detroit W 87-63 Saw Louis W 61-56 Xaver L 64-75 Oakland W 96-65 Seton Hall W 59-41 Colorado State W 83-72 Virginia L 64-78 Massachusetts W 64-61 Minnesota L 70-98 Hlin ' os L 57-89 162 MI C.HIOANENS1AN Starting Season Strong Chelsea Anderson With a lot on their plate, the women ' s basketball team was ready to work hard and accomplish their goals. Their desire was to get into the NCAA tournament and finish in the top ten. The season began with five home games which gave the Wolverines a chance to prepare themselves for the Big Ten competitions ahead. The first matches were played against Creighton and the University of California-Santa Barbara which the Wol- verines won 75-66 and 70-64 respectively. Both opponents were picked to win their separate conferences. " Every home game we play is important, " said coach Sue Guevara. With several new freshmen, the pressure to create team unity and to work hard all season was prominent. " We did a lot more team bonding exercises to get to know each other better and to work on our communica- tion, " said Guevara. " The team chemistry was the best ever with the fresh- men coming in and a ton of good effort, " said Jennifer Smith, a junior in the School of Kinesiology. The team promised solid depth. Senior center LeeAnn Bies was " inside as our bread and butter, and good quickness and athleticism on the perimeter. The freshmen will also contribute a ton with the position of point guard, " added Guevara. Bies had an average of 16 points per game and a rebounding aver- age of 8.2 last season and hoped to improve this year. " I am trying to get as many rebounds as possible and to work harder each year. I take pride in what I do and work to accomplish whatever the team needs, " said Bies. As for her basketball future, Bies commented that she would like to pursue a career in the WNBA if possible, or she may look into a professional career overseas. " Basketball has taught me how to be a team player and work with other people. Also, it has shown me how to act in high stress situations and given me chances to see parts of the world I would otherwise never have seen, " Bies added. Another dynamic player was Jennifer Smith, who also played center, pulling an average of 7.8 rebounds per game. " I ' m working to become more consistent and vocal to help out the freshmen, " Smith said. Unique to the 2002 season, the first and hoped-to-be annual alumni game was played. The match-up, which was played following the Michigan State game, consisted of alumni from both schools. The idea, formulated by coach Guevara, was played on February 16 at Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor. The plan for the future was that the team hosting the varsity competition on the Sunday afternoon would also host the alumni game. Big games of the season, in the eyes of the players, were viewed each as a step towards an NCAA championship rather than individual matches. " Fans get into Michigan State and Ohio State games, but the team takes every game individually, " Bies said. On any given day, a team can play to win, but Michigan wanted to be prepared for each competition and did not overlook any one team. Freshman guard Lauren Andrews puts up a shot over a Creighton guard Scoring eight points. Andrews helped the Wolverines beat Creighton 75-66. T. Afcinmwsuru photo SPORTS 163 Finished with their workout, the Varsity Eight boat rows back to the boat house. In their 2002 campaign, the Var- sity Eight ranked eighth in the nation. J. Werner photo Scoreboard Head of the Ohio 5th of 19 Head of the Charles 6th of 53 Head of the EK 2nd of 24 Duke W 7:10.3 Virginia L 7:18,0 Michigan State W 7:04.2 Ohio State Invitational 1 st of 3 Big Ten Championships 2nd place Central Region Championship 1 si of 6 NCAA Championships 3rd place Junior Elizabeth Godek rows in the port position of I Varsity Four boat. She was able to walk onto the team E first year at the University with no previous rowing ( ence. J. Weiner pHoto 164 H10ANENS1AN Early Birds on the Water By Jennifer Lee Coming from a fantastic 3rd place finish at the National Champi- onships, Michigan crew to become one of the dominant sports on campus. It was one of the largest teams on campus, with over 70 athletes for women. " Rowing required teamwork and cooperation to succeed, mesh- ing individual drive and spirit of the people in the boat. Crew challenged the athletes to push themselves to limits they never thought possible. The sport was demanding, but ultimately rewarding, " said Women ' s crew coach Mark Harthstein. The rowers possessed drive, determination and above all, athletic spirit. This past year, crew was a mixture of hardships and success. Prac- tices for crew started early in the morning, so many rowers experienced sleep deprivation or time management issues. " Practices were so early in the morning that it was hard to get out of bed, yet there was a drive there, a pack among teammates and a will to succeed that led me to get out of bed every morning and face yet another grueling practice, " said freshman LSA student Stesha Carle. Many rowers had time for only 1 2 credits of course study. They practiced early in the morning, went to class, had afternoon practice, went home and completed homework and then went to bed. " It was hard keeping a flexible schedule with crew and there were many times I just wanted to give up. Yet, I got into a groove and found that it was not as hard as I thought it would be, " said junior psychology major Erin Kopocki. More than that, the rigorous crew schedules led these athletes to appreciate their downtime even more. " The weekends were a great time to relax, get work done and party! said Carle. The hub of the crew spirit was centered on competition. It allowed the rowers to understand what they were working so hard for and to try even harder to succeed. " Competition was indescribable. It was the feeling that you are doing something beyond a regular day at Michigan. Coach Mark Rothstein encourages his teammates to row hard during 5 a.m. warm-ups. The team practiced in Ford Lake in Belleville, Mich. J. Weiner photo When you competed, you cared about your team and you worked hard for yourself, " said senior psychology major Julia Boyles. The races for the rowers focused on pride, pride in their team and in themselves. Because of that, Michigan crew team placed third at Nationals. " Competition feels good because you know you are working hard for something, but when you achieve victory, then you can really feel the joy in competing, " said Boyles. The crew teams success this past year was based on their dedica- tion and love of the sport. " There is no better feeling than being part of something larger than yourself, and that is what crew did for me, " said Kopocki. SPORTS 165 Stealing the ball, freshman Lori Hillman passes to senior Jessica Rose. As a defender. Hillman could not take advantage of the entire field. K. Malta photo Sophomore goal keeper Moity Maloney keeps watch as her team ' s forwards are working near their opponent ' s goal. Maloney helped her team accomplish a 18-4 season finish. K. Motto photo 166 MlCHI GANENS1AN After the Glory As defending NCAA champions, women ' s field hockey did not let the added pressure get in the way of another successful season. Senior Jessica Rose battles for the ball along with team- mate junior April Fronzom. The two were famous for pumping up their team before games by dancing on the sidelines. K. Matta photo Story on page 1 68 SPORTS 167 Freshman Lori Hillman readies herself to defend the Michi- gan goal. Even as a rookie, Hillman played in all games during the season. K. Motto photo After the Sophomores Kate Dillon and Molly Maloney jump in cele- bration as freshman Lon Hillman looks on. The Wolverines had just shut out Virginia 5-0. K. Motto photo G lory By Eric Rajala Smacking around their competition, the 2002 Michigan field hockey team sought to replicate a season that could not be improved upon- 2001 national champions. By defeating the Maryland Terrapins in the 2001 final, the team secured the first ever national championship for a Michigan women ' s team. Women had participated in team sports at the University since 1973, but the field hockey team was the first to bring home an honor that men ' s teams have captured fifty times since 1901. " To represent all the women ' s teams and be the first, it ' s unbelievable, " admitted senior Jessica Rose. The 2002 season gave little reason to disappoint, as the Wolverines recorded a program-record fourteen consecutive victories during a campaign full of gutsy wins by narrow margins. The team bullied its way to sole possession of the Big Ten title, going 6-0 in conference games. This mark was capped by a 3-1 victory against Penn State, then ranked No. 6 in the nation. Junior April Fronzoni achieved a score of 100 career points. Reflecting the selfless mentality of the team, she asserted, " Whoever scores, that ' s great. I ' m not really concerned about my statistics. " Fronzoni was only the fourth Wolverine to reach this tally. The regular season began with a hearty 1-0 defeat to the US National team. Junior Kristi Gannon, a star defender, was matched against her older sister Kelli, a former All-American and alum here. " It was a lot of fun. We were talking back and forth before the game and last night, " commented Kristi about playing against her sibling. The team then traveled to Chapel Hill, defeating North Carolina 2-0 by virtue of two Fronzoni goals. A 2-0 loss to Wake Forest at the same venue completed the road trip and began the impressive string of victories. The Wolverines conquered many schools with national ranking, including No. 14 Boston College, No. 19 Ohio State, No. 5 Michigan State, and No. 13 Iowa. Senior forward Jessica Rose and junior defender Stephanie Johnson helped steer the team to victory. The dominating squad finally fell to No. 1 Old Dominion by the score of 4-3. The Wolverines! then traveled to Durham, North Carolina, to square off against Duke and! Virginia, followed by the Big Ten Conference Tournament and the NCAA! Playoffs. 168 MI HIOANENSIAN Scoreboard U.S. National Team L 0-1 North Carolina W 2-0 Wake Forest L 0-2 Central Michigan W 5-0 Ball State W 5-1 Boston College W 6-2 Temple W 8-0 Northeastern W 2-1 Ohio State W 4-1 Boston University W 3-0 Michigan State W 1-0 Iowa W 2-0 Southwest Missouri W 5-2 Indiana W 5-0 Northwestern W 1-0 Penn State W 3-1 Old Dominion L 3-4 Virginia W 5-0 Duke W 3-2 Ohio State W 3-2 Michigan State L 0-3 Princeton L 3-4 Wolvenne starters huddle in preparation before me game against Northeastern in Ann Arbor on Oct. 20. Michigan went on to win 2- 1 , K. Malta photo As the clock ticks down to the last second in the game against Penn State, junior April Fronzoni passes to senior Molry Powers. Although Powers was not able to score one last goal, Michigan ' s victory secured them as the Big Ten Champions. K. Matta photo Senior captain Jed Ortmeyer takes a shot from the blue ne in the Wolverines ' second game against Waska Fair- banks on October 26 Ortmeyer scored two goals thai night. }. Werner photo Lining up after a goal, sophomore Milan Gajic prepares for a faceoff. Gajic was one of four players to come to the University from Canada J. Weiner photo 170 MlUIIGANENSlAN Back in Action Even after losing key scorer Mike Cammallerri and star defenseman Mike Komisarek to NHL glory, Michigan is still a fierce competitor in the CCHA. Story on page I 72 Sophomore Eric Werner hugs his teammates after he assistes an Eric Nystrom goal. As a defenseman, Werner was one of the team ' s leaders in assists J. Werner photo Sweeping the series against the Warriors, freshman goalie Al Montoya makes a save, Michigan beat Merrimack 4-1 and 5- 1 . J. Weiner photo SPORTS 171 Back m With his face in the boards, Michigan senior J.J. Swistak tries to dig the puck away from Notre Dame ' s Aaron Gill. Although Swistak did end up with the puck after the struggle, he missed a sconng opportunity against the Irish in the first period when his breakaway shot hit the post.J. Weiner photo Action By Chelsea Anderson Beginning the season with the memories of the past, the hocke team was determined to not have the same results. The 2002 season ende just one game shy of the national championship, so the team concentrate on each game during the 2003 season to avoid the feeling of disappoin ment. " Those are the games that you want to be in and you can ' t get then back. We remember the feeling we had at the end last year and we don want that feeling again, " said senior Mike Roemensky. In addition to improving on the almost perfect season, the teai was affected by the loss of Mike Komisarek to the Montreal Canadians i late July. " We ' re very disappointed to have Komisarek leave the team this time, " said coach Red Berenson in a University of Michigan athleti press release. " He has had two solid years at Michigan, and he leaves a hug hole on our team that cannot be filled at this late date. " Komisarek was on of the leading scoring defenseman at Michigan and was the seventh NH draft pick as Montreal ' s pick. Luckily, the team filled the remaining ho from Komisarek ' s departure and through their depth and the addition outstanding freshmen they were able to capture some key wins. " I feel th; our team has the right chemistry and talent to do something special th year, " said Roemensky. Freshmen Jeff Tambellini, Danny Richmond, and Al Montoy were all listed among the top 50 U.S. college players eligible for the 20C NHL entry draft. Montoya, who had been fast-tracked through high schoo made quite the impresson in Michigan hockey, as well as in the CCHA. I mid November, Montoya was named the CCHA Rookie of the Week aft stopping 48 of 49 shots against Lake Superior State on November 18 an also was named CCHA defensive player of the week for December 2 aft stopping 57 of 59 goals against Wisconsin and Minnesota. " The underclassmen have had a real positive effect on our tea especially with the chemistry and cohesiveness. Our freshmen and soph mores have such great personality and character that everyone else ju feeds off their positive attitude, " said Romensky. With all the changes and aspirations of winning the college hocl ey showcase, the Great Lakes Invitational, the CCHA Championship, an giving themselves the best opportunity to get into the NCAA ' s and win th title, the Wolverines finished with a winning record. They took second i( the Great Lakes Invitational and ended with a successful season. " Every year is unique because the seniors leave and a whole ne crop of players come in that you can teach and make a part of the tean Every class is different and it is special when you can take so many differei players and mold them into one cohesive unit, " concluded Roemensky . 1 72 " v!-;-!|!C,ANENSIA Sophomore Eric Werner is tripped up by a Notre Dame defenseman as he tries for the goal. In its two November games against the Irish, Michigan won the first 4-2 and lost the second 3-4, J. Weim-r photo Scoreboard Blue White Intrasquad T 4-4 Toronto W 8-1 Niagra W 3-0 North Dakota L 4-5 Memmack W 4-1 Merrimack W 5-1 Alaska W 5-2 Alaska W 6-2 U.S. NDTP W 8-2 Bowling Green W 6-4 Bowling Green T 1-1 Lake Superior State W 4-1 Lake Superior State W 3-0 Notre Dame W 4-2 Notre Dame L 3-4 Wisconsin W 4-1 Minnesota W 3-1 Northern Michigan L 2-5 Northern Michigan L 1-4 Michigan Tech. W 5-3 Boston University L 4-5 Miami (OH) W 3-2 Miami (OH) W 5-2 Blue White Intrasquad T 4-4 Western Michigan W 10-3 Western Michigan L 3-4 ating to mid-ice after an icing call, freshman Danny 1 ohmond looks to pass the puck. As a young player, chmond was a huge contributor, playing in every game ' the Woh ennes J. Werner photo SPORTS 173 _ _ Season of Struggles Kristen Fidh After the University ' s decision to punish itself for allegations rounding the Ed Martin scandals by taking down championship banners n during that time period and forfeiting any postseason participation il 2005, the men ' s basketball team still had many reasons to play its dest. " I was kind of surprised that they did that much to our program, " i junior Bernard Robinson, Jr. " There is a void left, but it is up to us to more [banners] up. " With the ir confidence high after winning their first two ibition games against Wayne State and the Nike Elite, the Wolverines nt on to lose their opening six games. Poor shooting from both the floor I the free-throw line, an offense that failed to capitalize on turnovers I a defense shaky in defending the post were contributing factors and, ording to coach Tommy Amaker, uncharacteristic of his team. " We have a very long season. That said, doing things characteristic concerns us because that tells us that our preparation and K we have been practicing, somewhere along the line, we are not getting carry-over that we need from practice and preparation to the game. " Finally, after multiple midnight practices, endless shooting drills I hors in the weight roomm, Michigan made a comeback the team nine consecutive games, including two against Big Ten opponents. " When we started off 0-6 a lot of people were doubting us and ing that it ' s the same old Michigan, but it ' s not, " said freshman Daniel rton. " We ' re a totally different team from years past. Right now we ' re wing it. We believe what Coach Amaker and the entire coaching staff caching. They tell us if we play hard and give the effort then we have ugh talent to win games and that ' s what we ' re doing. " Horton, Michigan ' s fearless point-guard with an accurate shot, ame an instant hero in the Wolverines ' Big Ten opener. In the game inst Wisconsin, Horton scored the game winner to tally 25 total points, eked the final Wisconsin basket to keep the lead and consistently found rp-shooter La Veil Blanchard, who hit four key baskets outside the ee-point line. " Our team begins with Blanchard, " Amaker said. " He has carried team in a number of different ways. He allows the rest of the team to themselves. We are at our best when La Veil plays the way he did for us tight. " " We ' re playing more confident, " Blanchard said. " I think the ich got the monkey off our backs when he said we were 0-0 after the st six losses. Now we know we can play. " That evening, the crowd, led the student-run Maize Rage, rushed the court for the first time since the blverines beat Duke in 1997- arding Wayne State forwards, freshmen Daniel Horton t Chris Hunter keep their eyes on the ball. Horton ' s |st to teammate LaVell Blanchard set up the alley-oop t motivated the WoK ennes to win 79-68. Strom photo Driving to the post, senior LaVell Blanchard slams a dunk on a Wayne State center. Blanchard led the Wolverines with 1 8 points during the game. L. Soderstrom photo Shooting from outside the Box, senior Gavin Groninger sinks an easy shot. In the game against Wayne State. Groninger went 3-4. L. Sodtrstrom j hoto Scoreboard Wayne State W 79-68 Nike Elite W 91-77 St. Bonaventure L 68-89 Virginia Tech L 53-65 Kansas State 71-82 Western Michigan L 52-56 Central Michigan L 75-85 Duke L 59-81 Bowling Green W 83-57 Charleston Southern W 84-53 Vanderbilt W 70-66 Eastern Michigan W 85-57 UCLA W 81-76 San Francisco W 74-64 IUPUI W 84-79 Wisconsin W 6665 Penn State W 6653 SPORTS 175 A Program Tarnished? It started innocently enough: in Febru- ary 1996, five University basketball players and one prospect were involved in a car accident. The incident attracted interest only when the SUV was found to be valued over $30,000. The coincidental combination of so many players with the car ' s worth encouraged some general inquiry as to whom the car belonged. The in- vestigation discovered the roots of a scandal that would span seven years, gain national recogni- tion, and potentially damage the University ' s basketball program forever. In March 1997, the athletic depart- ment admitted it was guilty of two unspecified minor violations to NCAA regulations resulting from the monetary contributions of basketball booster Ed Martin. The University then hired a Kansas law firm to investigate the extent of the transfers. After a seven-month investigation, the firm released a 250-page report detailing the extent of the situation. The information within confirmed that Ed Martin had supplied players with substantial funds, and furthermore that Martin and his wife had won the money through illegal gambling at Michigan auto plants. Two days later, Athletic Director Tom Goss fired bas- ketball coach Steve Fisher. Goss ' decision resulted from handwrit- ing analyses conducted during the investigation. According to the report, Fisher had allegedly signed then-assistant coach Perry Watson ' s ini- tials on the complementary ticket list to reserve kets tor Martin. Fisher stated in a press confer- Instead of wondering if the University will again boast a group as talented as the Fab Five, the Michigan community is concerned with the current program ' s reputation will it ever climb out of the hole that former players and booster Ed Martin dug? By Kara DeBoer and Kristen Fidh ence soon thereafter, " President Bollinger said I would get a copy of the report and would get a chance to review the report before the public. " The report was instead released without Fisher ' s knowledge while he was vacationing in Florida. Although Fisher ' s firing insinuated otherwise, at this point no proof existed of the University ' s involvement. Surprisingly enough, the players ' act of accepting the money was not technically illegal. The case remained at an un- comfortable standstill for several years. Besides the University ' s involvement with Ed Martin, no damage would be done until further informa- tion came to the court ' s attention. Beginning in April 1999, the Federal grand jury subpoenaed former players Louis Bull- ock, Chris Webber, Robert Traylor and Maurice Taylor, who were linked by FBI investigation to the scandal. The allegations were clarified, revealing the enormity of the contributions. The outlook for all involved, especially those in denial, took a turn for the worse. First of all, the numbers were aston- ishing. Martin had allegedly transferred over $616,000 to the team ' s stars over a time period extending into some players ' high school years. Chris Webber alone allegedly received $280,000. Secondly, Webber contradicted federal records by blatantly denying the charges before the grand jury. He claimed that he received only small payments and called the government ' s numbers exaggerated and " crazy. " This blunder gained the attention of federal prosecutors. Un- like his testimony, their numbers were concrete; they had no choice but to indict Webber 01 charges of lying on the stand. Webber pleade not guilty and continued to contest charges. Until November of 2002, the debat flip-flopped regarding the University ' s true con nection to Ed Martin. The future of curren coach Tommy Amaker ' s program remained t be seen. But on the seventh of the month, th University imposed penalties on itself, admittin to new NCAA violations. The athletic department forefeited a games won while the four players were on th team, as well as all the seasons from fall 1995 t spring 1999. In addition, the University woul remove all references to victories in writte: documents. Around $450,000 would be returne; to the NCAA in retribution for postseason pla while the four were at Michigan. " There is no excuse for what haf pened, " University president Mary Sue Colema told the Detroit Free Press. " It was wrong, plai and simple. We have let down all who believ that the University of Michigan should stan for the best in college athletics. We have disap pointed our students, our faculty, our alumni an our fans. I am determined that nothing like th will ever happen again at Michigan. Let me si loud and clear: integrity is our top priority. " The athletic department also remove the 2003 squad from postseason eligibility, an the program would be on probation until 200! The NCAA had yet to inflict harsher penalties 176 MlCHIGANENSlAN .- it cr is St eve Fisher yells at his Michigan players to keep their heads in the championship game against Seton Hail in 1 989. The former Wolverine, who still considered himself a " Michigan man, " moved on to coach for San Diego State Mi, lu-im, ii simi photo Ray Jackson and Jimmy King guard the Kentucky forward m 1 993 as the Wildcats move up the court. Neither Jack- son nor King ever won a NCAA title despite visiting the Final Four three consecutive years. Michiguiurmimi photo Chris Webber guards the net aganist a Duke point guard in 1993, Webber, now playing for the Sacramento Kings, entered the draft that year after onty playing two seasons for Michigan. Michiganensuin photo Against Michigan State in 1994, Jimmy King sinks a 3- point shot. King was selected by the Quad City Thunder in the fourth round of the 1 995 NBA draft. Michiganensian photo SPORTS 177 Performing " Let ' s Go Blue. " a row of tuba players celebrate a Michigan field goat in the game against Utah. The Wol- verines won 10-7 against the visiting team. T. Akinmusuru photo All smiles. ISA senior Stacey Malo claps her cymbals during the playing of Aretha Franklin ' s " Respect. " Members in the drum line put their instruments down and placed their fingers to their temples for the piaying of " Bultwinkle " m the post-game show. T. AJdnmusuru photo The 235-member Michigan marching band forms the block " M " as rts members play " Hail to the Victors. " Before every game started, the band paid respect to Michigan ' s opponent by also playing rts fight song. K. Maher photo 178 MlCHlGANENSIAN I I I t t I 1 ty Jennifer Lee Director of bands Jamie Nix leads the band in practice on Bbei Field. Students who lived in the area often heard a preview of the weekend ' s performance. T. Alcinmusuru pKoto Taking the Field " The thrill of the marching band is the tradition. I felt like I was art of something so large and important on this campus. My job was to get he crowd riled up and to represent this school through our band. That is hat makes me feel important everyday, " said first-year LSA student Kath- ryn Kozeliski. In the fall of 1898, the tradition began with the first ever appear- nce of the Michigan marching band, a grassroots student-led effort. It grew exponentially into a staple for every football game. " The history of the Michigan marching band is what gives us the aura that we possess. When e take the field, the crowd wants to stop talking and listen, " said Assistant )irector Damon S. Talley. The Michigan marching band did not become so famous without ery hard work. Schedules for the band members were nothing short of rig- rous, with practices everyday and traveling on the weekends. " It became iard to keep up with homework and regular college nuances when you had uch a large part of your life taking up so much time. Yet, the band was my lome, where all of my friends were, so the intensity of the schedule was ecreased by that very important factor, " said senior political science major Christopher Mancuso. The marching band represented a family for many of the students and put a parental spin on the directing jobs. " The band was my child. I respected and loved every one of the band members for their hard work and looked after them like they were my own. That allowed us to have so much fun at practices and at away games, " said Talley. It seemed to be unanimous that the worst part of band and prac- tices was the weather. Too hot, too cold, and too rainy constituted the theme of many practices. " In the summer and at the beginning of the school year, it was so hot and our instruments became heavy. When fall set in, we still held practices in pouring rain. But the worst, the absolute worst, was when it got cold. Do you know how hard it was to hold an instrument in your hands when your fingers were frostbitten? " said junior LSA student Henry Caudle. Whether rain or shine, the Michigan band kept marching into another year of success. It was dedication to their band mates and their love of music that led them to be yet again one of the best bands in the country. Caudle said, " We work hard, we play hard, but above all else, we : love the school, the fans, and the football team and so we were proud to I represent Michigan no matter what. " SPORTS 179 Bodies Behind the Motion By Chelsea Anderson Hands-on experiences always produce the best learning environ- ments. The student training program, a concentration in the Division of Kinesiology and part of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, emphasized the importance of hands-on experiences as students had oppor- tunities to work with varsity athletes. The program ' s mission was to develop entry-level allied health professionals who would be contributing members to the field of athletic training. The athletic training program prepared students to work in second- ary schools, colleges and universities, sports medicine clinics, professional sports programs, industrial settings, and other health care environments. In addition, many students extended their training by attending graduate school. " I would like to become a certified athletic trainer in the future and go on to graduate school for athletic training. Someday I would like to have a job as a trainer working for a college team, " Adam Buchalski, Kinesiology senior said. Admission to the athletic training program was very selective. Students applied during their freshman year; once accepted, they were required to complete a three-year competency-based education program. They took classes such as athletic training, anatomy, physiology, therapeutic modali- ties, rehabilitation, and injury evaluation. In addition, student trainers were required to complete 1500 hours of work with at least one women ' s team and one contact sport. A major part of the athletic training program was the experience on the field with teams and coaches. The program, staffed by two full-time faculty members, ten full-time certified athletic trainers, and three graduate student certified athletic trainers provided care to the University ' s athletes with the aide of student trainers at practices and games. The clinical expe- riences provided the students with opportunities to apply their classroom knowledge in real situations. The most common injuries I ' ve treated are sprained ankles, fingers, and ACL and MCL injuries, " Buchalski said. " The injury I remember the most occurred during the women ' s Big Ten swim meet last year. One of the divers, when diving off the high dive, lost control of her twists and turns and hit the water face first. She had been going really fast causing her to scrape up her face on impact, get a concussion, and spit up blood. She had ' rushed to the ER. " Coaches and athletes also appreciated the hard work and dedicatior of the student trainers. " Trainers help with the rehabilitation of injurie and use ultrasound, electro-stimulation, and stretching exercises, " Debbi Belkin, women ' s soccer coach, said. She added that the students did a grea job assisting the head trainer in the training room taping ankles and othe body parts. She raved about how helpful they were. " The training room could not survive without their valuable help, " Belkin added. Alicia Boswell, a sophomore volleyball player, had student trainer assist her with taping wrists and bandaging blistered feet. " Having someon work with you who is your own age often times lightens up the atmosphen of dealing with injuries, " Boswell added. Student athletic trainers had the experience to work with several dii ferent sports under the supervision of a head trainer. During each opportu nity they faced different injuries and experiences. " My favorite sports I ' v worked with are football, tennis, and hockey, " senior John Ostrowski said " In high school I was not very athletic, but loved sports, so this progran allows me to interact with athletics. " Ostrowski concluded that the bes part of the experience was embracing all the excitement of the atmospher down on the field. iSu ANENSIAN A student trainer puts muscle contraction strips on a soccer player ' s back. The strips sent electric waves into the muscles that made them flex and helped increase strength. L. Proux photo After practice, a student trainer applies an ultrasound to help stimulate blood flow. This procedure often helped sore and aching muscles L. Proux photo Inside the training room of Canham Natatonum, a student trainer helps water polo player Abbi Rowe stretch. With one of the nicest training facilities on campus, the natato- rium was used by most athletes thoughout the year not just those who used the pool. L. Proux photo SPORTS 181 Kirk Herostreit puts his hand on his forehead in friendly dis- gust as fellow analyst Lee Corso predicts a loss for Ohio State, Herbstreit ' s alma mater. During the broadcast. Chns Fowler, Corso and HerOstreit predicted a Washington vic- tory against Michigan. K. Moher photo Exciting fans earty in the game. Chris Perry crosses the goal line during the second play. Perry ran for three touch- downs during the game one more than his total from last season and helped the Michigan team prove the Game Day analysts wrong, J. Weiner photo 182 Ml h ' IGANENSIAN F a s e Predictions Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, and Lee Corso stopped into Ann rbor on August 30 and August 31 to host ESPN ' s College GameDay. College jameDay, a show that took place only at the biggest college football games of he year, was 90 minutes of straight college football mayhem. Herbstreit, a former 3hio State quarterback, was the source of much tension for Wolverine fans. Ibrso called Florida State home for a number of years. He not only coached the 5eminoles, but also was a star member of the team back in his prime. ESPN College GameDay festivities began August 30 on the corner of 5tate and South University. Students could attempt to catch or throw a pass, r even kick a field goal. Additionally, they could get their pictures taken with ardboard cutouts of Fowler, Herbstreit, and Corso. If students accomplished all )f these tasks they could walk away with a two-dollar Best Buy gift card. " All hat work and I only get two dollars, " first year LSA student Troy Mclnally said, discover Card put all of the pre-College GameDay " games " on, and one could valk away with prizes like T-shirts, Frisbees, and lanyards. These prizes were iistributed randomly to those in the crowd. To wrap up Friday night, Fowler and Herbstreit announced the ESPN radio show from the lawn of the Museum of It Some fans arrived at the Big House by 9:00 a.m. on Saturday to catch a glimpse of College GameDay. The Wolverines had a 9-3 record when GameDay :ame to campus for the game, and the show only came to games where the elite squared off. Filming commenced at 10:30 a.m. in the southeast comer of the Big rlouse. Despite being some of the most watched football analysts by University students, the GameDay trio had no confidence in the Wolverines. " The Wolverines look good this year, but I ' m going to have to go with the Huskies on pis game today, " Corso replied to Fowler ' s question about who would win the pontest. The game was one of the most exciting ever seen by University students. Throughout the game, there was a total of six lead changes. The final Lead change came in the hands of Philip Brabbs ' last second 44-yard field goal --hat lifted the Wolverines ahead of the Huskies by a mere two points with no rime on the clock, securing a season opener win. By Keegan Daniel The GameDay set was constructed at the southwest corner of Michigan Stadium. Many students were disap- oomterj oecause they could not get close enough to hear the broadcast unless they could show a ticket for the adiacent seating section K. Maher photo Kicker Philip Brabbs lies buried under the huddle after kick- ing the game-winning field goal. Despite his unlucky start, the final kick made Brabbs an instant hero. J. Weiner photo SPORTS 183 While members of Eastern Michigan and Michigan ' s Naval Color Guard raise the flag, cheerleaders pause for the national anthem. Even though the squad was funded by the athletic department, onty three men and three women traveled with the football team to away games. K. Moher photo A " Superfan, ' a cheerleader, a a student who shaved a block " M " h his chest hair who is the biggest fan? Competition abounded on football Saturdays. K. Moh r, T. AJuranusuru and J. Wekier photos frnrn left MlCHIGANENSlAN United in Spirit We have cheered for them while walking on their hands from one side of the end zone to the other. We watched as invading visitors from the opposite team snuck into the student section of the Big House and threw marshmallows at them. We yelled " strongest cheerleader " and clapped as their arms shook from fatigue when holding up their partners. With pride and talent, the Michigan cheerleaders led students, alumni, and fans in supporting University athletics. Funded by the athletic department, the squad was broken into three divisions Varsity Co-ed, Varsity all-female, and Junior Varsity. " Some of the girls who make the team prefer participating on the all-female squad because that is what they are used to from high school, " squad captain Brianna Lupu said. " For example, a girl might be used to being a base, and all the girls on the co-ed squad are flyers. It is a personal choice; neither is more privileged. " Whether they were supporting men ' s basketball at Crisler Arena or Volleyball at Cliff Keen Arena, there was a cheer squad at every home event. Additionally, the varsity co-ed squad sent three men and three women to all Big Ten away games, and all cheerleaders supported the men ' s basketball team at tournaments outside Ann Arbor. Coached by Pam St. John, a former cheerleader who was a member of one of the first squads that admitted female members, the squad travels to the Universal Cheerleaders Association national competition in Daytona Beach every winter. " It is such a fun, bonding experience with all of us being together for five days on the beach, " Lupu said. " The squads that you see placing in the top-ten on ESPN are squads like Louisville and Kentucky who have their entire cheerleading team on scholarship. Michigan isn ' t like that. " Explaining that the University has neither the facilities nor the training that nationally recognized collegiate cheer teams hold, Lupu said: " We compete more for fun. " Rather than having competition poised at the highlight of the cheerleading experience, Lupu and the squad hold their first practice, or their " Welcome Practice " as the highlight of the season. Filled with games and karaoke and graced by representatives from the National Cheerleading Association who teach the squad new chants and pyramids, " it brought together people who would never have talked outside of practice and set a great dynamic for the rest of the year, " Lupu said. By Kristen Fidh Before the fourth down snap, cheerleaders move tner pern-poms and megaphones h an chopping moton. h additbn to this, taking cut keys fa a thrd down " key play, ' and dancing to the " Bullwnkle " tune were some of the cheerteadhg traditions dteplayed at every game. K. Maher photo SPORTS 185 Sen ior B.J, Askew plows through Penn State defenders on his way to making the first down. Askew successful earned last-minute yardage in the first overtime game ever played in the Big House. S. Thomas photo Sacking Utah ' s quarterback, senior Dan Rumishek lies on top of the pile. He had Michigan ' s onty sack of the game while Utah ' s defense totaled two S. Thomoj photo An official watches closety as junior Quarterback John Navarre waits for the snap in the game against Notre Dame in South Bend. In a disappointing performance, Michigan lost to the Irish 25-23. T. Akmmunnu photo 186 MlCHlGANENSIAN Prepared for Revenge After losing to arch rivals Michigan State and Ohio State the previous season and receiving a beating from Tennessee at the 2002 Citrus Bowl, Michigan football has something to prove. Story on page 1 89 allowing any yards on the play, senior Victor Hobson iackles a Utah fullback. Defense was key throughout the jame as the Wolverines went on to win 10-7. i. Thomas photo Junior Tyrese Butler looks for the ball, makes the catch, then scrambles out of bounds to- stop the clock m the game against Western Michigan. The Wolverines won 35-12. L. Pr n| hotoj SPORTS 187 Walking off the field with confidence, sophomore Martin Jackson puts up his forefingers, signaling that Michigan is dominating the Badgers. Jackson ' s talent on the Michigan secondary helped Michigan intercept two Wisconsin passes. K. Matta photo Prepared for R evenge By Kristen Fidh Ending its regular season 9-3 with an invitation to the Outbac Bowl seemed about average for a traditionally tough Michigan footba team. But, heading into the postseason, the Wolverine faithful felt a litt empty looking back over the season. Despite beating Washington in their home opener and six of the eight Big Ten opponents, including a 40-3 trouncing of Michigan Stat the Wolverines lost when it counted the most. Facing Notre Dame for th first time since 1999, and the last time for another four years, the Tyron Willingham-coached Irish beat the Wolverines 17-16 with a team th; earned the respect of football fans across the country. Then, on Homecon ing, the eventual No. 8 Iowa beat Michigan 34-9 its worst at-home lo since 1967. " Any type of loss is bad, especially at home, " senior Victor Hobso said. " We had goals coming here, and we didn ' t reach them. " Confidence was gained after the Michigan State win, but becaui of Spartan team troubles such as the suspension of starting quarterback Je Smoker and the firing of coach Bobby Williams, the victory just did ni taste as sweet as it usually would have. " It was not the typical Michigar Michigan State game, " Michigan coach Lloyd Carr said. Then came the Buckeyes. Ohio State was undefeated and Mich gan had a chip on its shoulder a big one. The Wolverines outplayed archrival in every offensive category including first downs, rushing yard passing yards, time of possession, and yardage on punt returns. But Mich gan was not able to score a touchdown when the team was in the red zon And, because the Wolverines had to settle for a field goal all three time Ohio State walked away with a trip to the national championship Fiesi Bowl despite their shortcomings. " There is a lot of history here and a lot of hopes riding on th game every year, " Michigan quarterback John Navarre said. " We played 01 best out there we played better than them some would argue but th got the better of us in the end. " Football was far from over. Four Michigan players were name to the All-Big Ten First Team, and senior B. J. Askew was chosen as tea MVP. The Wolverines still had the chance to do some damage again Florida in the Outback Bowl six weeks later. And, after a brutal beatir by Tennessee in the 2002 Citrus Bowl, Michigan was hungry for its SB opponent. Fans lean over to encourage the Michigan football team as it comes out the tunnel. Each player jumped up to tap the traditional " Go Blue " sign as he ran onto the field. K. Malta photo MlCHlOANENSIAN During the game against Iowa, quarterback John Navarre calls a play to his tired offense. Navarre only completed 1 4 of 33 passes in the 34-9 loss. K. Matta photo Preventing the Badgers from gaming a first down, sopho- more Marcus Curry tackles a Wisconsin receiver. Curry helped the Wolverines win 21 - 1 4. K. Matta photo Scoreboard Washington W 31-29 Western Michigan w 35-12 Notre Dame L 23-25 Utah W 10-7 Illinois W 45-28 Penn State W 27-24 Purdue W 23-21 Iowa L 9-34 Michigan State W 49-3 Minnesota W 41-24 Wisconsin W 21-14 Ohio State L 9-14 Florida W 38-30 SPORTS 189 3 r his hit that Knocked the ball out of a r State receiver ' s hands, sophomore Markus CXrry gets a congratulations from teammate Charles Drake. Curry put up 21 tackles dunng the regular season. L. Prow photo While receivers scramble to get open, sophomore David Baas blocks for quarterback John Navarre m the game against Oho State. Losing 14-9, Michigan was unable to put the ball in the end zone. K. Stoner photo With the ball secure, junior Andy Stejskal takes a hit during the home game against Michigan State. In his second game appearance, Stejskal completed his only reception for 7 yards. L. Proux photo Satisfied With the Season By Kristen Fidh 190 MlCHIGANENSIAN Conducting interviews in the pressroom after the disappointing loss to Ohio State in Columbus, Michigan quarterback John Navarre struggled to fight back the tears. Once again, the team ' s leader was overcome with emotion after the Wolverines defeated Florida in the Outback Bowl on New Year ' s Day. " We made some good adjustments when we saw man coverage, taking advantage of match-ups downfield, " Navarre said after beating the Gators. " We have a good, deep program and wanted to take advantage of that. Everyone says that we are a smash mouth football team, but we have the athletes to go down the field and stretch it. We did that today. " Facing quarterback Rex Grossman and a team that was slated to be faster, more accurate and better prepared, the Wolverines brought their tra- ditional offense - 50 percent running and 50 percent passing - and emerged victorious 38-30 and ranked ninth in the nation. Michigan kicker Adam Finley secured the final score in the third quarter with a 33-yard field goal that hushed the predominately-Floridian crowd. It looked as if the Gators were going to make a comeback in the fourth quarter when Victor Hobson caused a 15-yard penalty for a late hit that put Florida on the Michigan 37- yard line. " First of all, Alain Kasharma and Grant Bowman, those guys came up with a great play to contain the reverse and really force a mistake, " Michi- gan coach Lloyd Carr said. " Of course, Victor did come up with a play. I knew he was fast, but he looked pretty fast to me running down that sideline. Even had things gone badly for us after Victor ' s penalty, that penalty was not a dumb penalty, it was an aggressive penalty. " Throughout the game, it was junior Chris Perry running swing plays into the end zone that ultimately gave Michigan the upper hand. Scoring four touchdowns and voted game MVP, Perry finished the game with 85 yards on the ground, and his 28 carries matched his career best. " We ' ve been working on swing passes all year but just recently started letting us use them, " Perry said. " I took advantage and tried to use them the best I could. When I saw [senior tailback B.J. Askew] got a broken hand [in the first play of the game], I knew that he wasn ' t going to do the same things he has always done, so I knew I would have to pick up my play as well as everybody else. " The victory was Michigan ' s 10th of the season, following a trounc- ing of rival Michigan State and a horrific loss to the Buckeyes 14-9 after a miscommunication resulting in an Ohio State interception on the last play of the game. Despite losing and then watching the Buckeyes go on to win the National Championship over Miami (Fla.), the 10th win proved all the Wolverines needed to return home satisfied. " Today was a huge win for us, getting our 10th win, " senior Benni Joppru said. " We had some disappointing losses this year, especially to Ohii State, but the ten wins are good. We had a top-five schedule. Any time yoi can get ten wins against our type of schedule, it a successful year. " D. Moloshole photo courtesy The Michigan Daily Organizations BY RANDIELLE HUMPHRIES AND KIMBERLY SCHAICH photo S. Tedjasukmana 192 MlCHlOANENSIAN Y. Qranafa photo omprised of nearly 25,000 undergraduate students, the University x provided countless ways tor students to feel part of a smaller com- munity, Students with a creative flair could join one of several a cap- pella groups, orchestras, or drama troupes; activists could team up to make a difference in political or philanthropic issues. For many, the time they sacrificed had unexpected rewards: student organiza- tions not only supplied the University with a vibrant cultural atmo- sphere, but also supplied their participants with life-long friends. ORGANIZATIONS 193 Audrey Lance. Alexandra Acnen, Lindsay Jdley, ReBekah MoeBer. L. Proux photo By Erica Chernick The University ' s Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center (SAPAC) was an organization that aimed to end all types of sexual violence, he it sexual assault, dating domestic violence, sexual harassment and stalking. The mission of SAPAC, as expressed on its wehsite, was " To provide specialized and comprehensive educational and supportive services for the University of Michigan community related to the above named forms of sexual violence. " University students, staff, faculty and their families, some of which included crisis intervention, outreach services, volunteer-led workshops that concentrated on sexual assault, domestic violence and sexual harassment, counseling, advocacy, consultation, training, aware- ness and prevention. The organization also offered a 24-hour Crisis Line; skilled female volunteers were available throughout the day to give confidential information and other related services to survivors of sexual violence. These volunteers also provided information and support mechanisms to friends, partners and relatives of survivors. SAPAC also offered a multitude of volunteer opportunities in networking, publicity, activism, peer education, the Crisis Line and in the outreach programs. Audrey Lance, Co-Coordinator of the Peer Education Program at SAPAC, described the organization ' s purpose in the community as threefold: " education, counseling, and activism. " With regard to edu- cation, SAPAC had professional and volunteer educational services one of which was the Center ' s Peer Education program. This prograrr consisted of a group of about twenty volunteers that led workshops or dealing with sexual violence. This year, SAPAC held its annual Speak Out, which tool place in October. Speak Out was a safe arena in which survivors o sexual crimes of all kinds could share their experiences in a sympathetii environment. During the week of Speak Out, SAPAC also hosted thi Clothesline Project and the Silent Witness Exhibit. The latter was : compilation of wooden silhouettes from the Ann Arbor Junior League each silhouette had on it the story of a woman who died from some kinc of sexual offense. " Speak Out is amazing, " commented Lance. " It reall breaks the silence around issues of sexual violence, something that need to be done more often. " SAPAC undoubtedly had a considerable impact on the Universit community. It provided an accessible center that strove to end sexua violence through education, awareness, and activism. Lance said " SAPAC has changed my life in numerous ways, affected my caree goals, and has provided me a space to challenge the realities of issues c sexual violence that we as a society face everyday. " 194 MlCHIGANENSIAN Front Row: At e Thurtell, Andrea Kasmack. Kimberly Klanow. Marcia Keat, Joe Kohler Second Row: David Krogh, Stephanie Mikalich. Robert Miller, Holly Edwards, William Chan, Ryan Romanik Third Row: Paris Phos, Craig Gaynier, Bnan Gorney. Melvin Valencia, Nicholas Hoekstra Fourth Row: Janelle Jaha, Kyle Gooch, Megan Macleod, Matt Bowman, Christopher Battey Back Row: Trevor McCawley, Beth Zane, Eric Gilpin, Erick Bailey, Kris Turner, NickTouran. J. Neff photo Club Krone Row: Anna Spencer, Kayla Hibner, Melissa Young, Kathryn Balow Back Row: Joyce Lin. Anna Haskins, John Baker, Emily Sicklei. Magdalena Bitel. Laura Fontana L. Sodersrrom photo Delta Front Row: Niki Pancratz, Teresa Carey, Lena Barczynski, Hannah Urban, Sarah Van Wesep Second Row: Sara Schafer, Kelhy Monahan, Enka Pic- ciotlo, Leslie Scarlett, Brenda Hall, Stephanie Cook Third Row: Angela Brewer, Stephanie Ingham, Anna Lawitzke, Anna LaRoy. Gillian Hann Fourth Row: Catherine Chappeii, Rachel Kennett. Mananna Reynolds. Chelsea , Emily Robinson Back Row: Sarah DuBay, Shen Shapiro. Stephanie me, Rebecca Trombley, Molry Clark. J. Neff photo Swimming ORGANIZATIONS 195 Front Row: Tamina Sanada, Kozue Nakane, Yuta Ito, Ayumu Urata, Kemchiro Wakatsuki. Sola Horiuchi, Fusaka Tsujtoka, Kayla Walters Back Row. Bonner Temperance, Travis Fleming, Kenneth T. Krili, Kota Taka- hashi, Lawence Leverett Jr., Stephen Michael Smith, Jonathan Sanders. Meghan Goiebner, Ai Hisano, Lauren Pine. Joe CaMn Arifin, Lennard Bole, Luming Feng, photo courtesy Carl Wolf Studio Japan By Kim Schaich The Japan Student Association (JSA) was a student group dedicated to providing a greater understanding of Japan and Japanese students on campus. This organization was open to anyone and roughly 60% of the past year ' s members were non-Japanese students. Since JSA was primarily a social group, many events centered on bringing people together. Every March JSA planned the Japan Cultural Festival. This year, the event reached an attendance of over 600 people. The festival offered samplings of traditional Japanese cuisine and presented karate demonstrations, bonsai displays, a shakuhachi performance, traditional toys, calligraphy, kimono demonstration and a tea ceremony. This year, JSA started the Language Exchange Program. The goal of this program was to provide American students who were learning Japanese and graduate students who desired to practice con- versational English a place to practice their respective languages in an informal atmosphere. Sessions were held bi-weekly and included about fifty people. Other events included a Welcome BBQ, Karaoke Night, Movie Night, and a Potluck Party. Ayumu Urata, a Business School senior reflected on JSA, " Integrating the non-Japanese group and the Japanese group through various events was the biggest challenge we faced every year. This year ' s active membership, however, made such a challenge easier for us. " With such energetic participation, JSA looked forward to planning more exciting events for its members and the com- munity. Lakeisha Daws. Siabhon Sturdivant. Orehemetse Marang, Andre Brown. Alicia Walker, Ugochi Emenaha. Ivore Wrae. C. Tedjasukmana photo 1 VO M, ' . .1 UCANENSIAN u Front Row: Colonel John F. .Gaughan II. Mapr Robbin Wimmler, Ashley Nowak, Leah Morabito, Kayu Ng. Jennifer Hartlep, Abigail Lirtman, Tomoyuki Ono. Matthew Schoomaker. Matthew Jenkins. Captain J. E. Castle Smith, Captian Karen Bice Row 2: Gregory Frey, Scott Mendy, Jay Maclean, Aaron Wilk, Jodie Elenz, Deborah Westbrook, Imojean Robinson, Kate Prout, Amos Miguel, Ben)amin Kallenback, Shannon Phillips, Ron Leyder, Bill Frey. Joseph Ferdon Back Row: Gary Priest, James Jennings, Jason Harris, Kelly Dornoff, John Lodge, Brandon Cavanaugh, Kyle Dalziel, Ryan Purcell, Nathan Evenson, James Gonzalez, Robert Weiss, James Schulert, Daniel Kim, Matthew Weaver, Christian Youngs Not Pictured: Jacelyn Uhl. photo courtesy AFROTC Front Row: Colonel John F. Gaughan II, Major Robbin Wimmler, Adam Karabelski. Charles Bower. Karen Mesko, Nicholas McAlister, Philip Welch, Trevor Gunderson, Bradley Weber, April Adams, Damn Romam, Niklaus Reisch, Shane Hill, Jason Kulchar, Travone Bartley, Christopher Johnson, Nicholas Smith, Captain J. E. Castle Smith, Captain Karen Bice Second Row: Ebabeth Robertson, Kasey Vail. Eric Trad, Lindsay Harding, Nora Cothran, James Hambey, Lawrence Pangilinan. Philip Morgan, James Croxon Back Row- Catherine Tobin, Brian Jackson, Simone Wettle, John Cotman, Michael Millat, Gabriel Young, Jamal Al- Amin, Avrum Jacobson, Christina Mimikos, Brandon Baker, Jason Miller, Robert Shumaker. photo courtesy AF ROTC ROTC LEARNING TO LEAD Numerous organizations on campus provided opportunities to enhance leadership skills, but few could match those acquired in Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC). The members of this organization learned the fundamentals of group dynamics through Leadership Laboratory training. Each week cadets learned about team- work, physical fitness, and other aspects of being an officer. Like other organizations, AFROTC serves as an addition to regular classes. When describing AFROTC, LSA senior Trevor Gunderson stated, " The best part is that we have peace of mind knowing we are entering an exciting career as an officer in the United States Air Force as soon as we ' re done with college. " As well as laboratory training, cadets participated in many activities on campus. AFROTC Tri-Service Colorguard team members raised the American flag at the Big House and at basketball games. Each year members congregated at the Michigan League during February or March to partake in the Tri-Service Military Ball. This event allowed all members to interact in a more relaxed, social-oriented atmosphere. One of AFROTC ' s most notorious events was their haunted house, a charity fundraiser. This year, AFROTC members rappelled off the Dental build- ing for the first time. Traditionally this had been an opportunity for Army ROTC. Having the physique to accomplish this was due in part to cadets undergoing Field Training during their sophomore or junior year. This " boot camp " took place in Texas or Florida and lasted about By Kim Schaich one month. Cadets were also able to participate in base visits, skydiving, and glider training during this time. Other exciting events this year included the Great Space Adventures, the Honor Guard national competition in New York, and Qualifying Ml 6s. Engineering sophomore Tomoyuki D. Ono said, " The Air Force ROTC taught me things that changed my life. My life revolves around ' Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence In All We Do ' and that ' s the way I like it. " Air Force ROTC members enjoy a night out bowling. This was just one of many fun-filled activities AFROTC planned throughout the year. photo courtesy AFROTC ORGANIZATIONS 197 At the Fall concert, the Glee Club sings to an intimate crowd. This performance was held in the University Museum of Art on December 7. 5. Tedjasukmana photo In anticipation, Women ' s Glee Club members wait (or their turn to perform. Different vocal groups on campus often came together to give performances, S. Tedjasukmurut pholo MELODY IN MOTION By Lauren Rutledge The Women ' s Glee Club sang into another season of musical tradition and excellence. Participation in the Glee Club was contingent upon selective auditions, giving the group a competitive edge. The 50- member club, directed by Dr. Sandra Snow, was the University ' s official women ' s choir ensemble. Julia Arciero, President of the Women ' s Glee Club, emphasized how much the direction of Dr. Snow meant to the group. She said, " It ' s evident that Dr. Snow holds a special place for Glee Club in her heart, and it shows in all she does. She is a talented conductor who gives so much of her time and energy to making our Club a successful one. " After months of practice, the Women ' s Glee Club gave one con- cert each semester in the Museum of Art. The fall concert included pieces such as Benjamin Britten ' s Ceremony of Carols, Palestrina ' s jesu! Rex Admi- rabilis, three selections from Persichetti ' s Winter Cantata, and several other classical pieces. The concerts provided a time for the women to showcase their talent and hard work not only to members of the University commu- nity but also to friends and family, who came to see them from all over the country. In addition to campus concerts, the Women ' s Glee Club also performed at various tailgates before home football games. They often sang songs such as The Victors and The Yellow and Blue to raise the spirits of Michigan fans and to collect donations to fund their operations and activities. The group also sponsored Women ' s Vocal Arts Day, an annual event in which Michigan high school women were invited to participate in a workshop atmosphere with the Glee Club and to listen to them sing. This year, the Women ' s Glee Club worked especially hard to prepare for a two-week trip to the Pacific Northwest in May 2003 with the Men ' s Glee Club. As part of their tour, the singers planned to visit Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. They would sing in several perfor- mance halls in these areas. The women were sure to spend plenty of time getting to know one another outside of the musical venues; they often went to each otlv er ' s apartments or houses to watch movies, and went out to Pizza House once a month following their rigorous rehearsals. They also showed their commitment to the community by participating in at least one service event per year. This year, they volunteered for a day at the Ronald McDonald House for children. Arciero felt strongly that Women ' s Glee Club offered her so much more than simply the music. " I ' ve been in Glee Club for all the four years I ' ve been at the University and have loved every minute of it, " she explained. " I look forward to going to rehearsals each week to be around all my friends and to forget about the stresses of school and homework for a couple hours while we make some amazing music with each other. " 198MK HIOANENSIAN Julia Arciero. Rebecca Baron, Maria Beider, Deanna Bieniasz. Jennifer Bouen, Tekla Bude, Jamie Burke, Alexa Caralis, Kathenne Carr, Katetyn Cecchini. Christine Chavez, Kristy D ' Agnes, Came Deierlem. Sandra DelColle, Jennah Dele, Kathleen Duffy, Rebecca Eaddy, Amanda Elliott, Rebecca Gabl. Tracie Gierada. Allison Hanson, Kendal Harlan, Jennifer Jacobson, Sarah Lai, Leah Malone, Toria Marquard, Ruth Miller, Rebecca Nichols, Enn Nutt, Jamie Pecoraro, Katy Rankin, Laura Russell. Vera Sachann, lamina Sanada, Stephanie Schultz. Carolyn Senger, Bethany Shapland, Ronessa Starling, Kristina Stasiewicz, Lindsay Stewart. Knsten Sutherland. Sara Teimorzadeh, Mara Terwilliger. Caitlyn Thomson, Kathleen Tyer, Neena Vemuri, Elizabeth Walkowiak, Adrienne Webster. Lindsey Witt, Theresa Young. Y. Qranaia photo Club Front Row: Cynthia Park, Lauren Silver, Amy Amert, Guibout Laelitia Back Row: Kathryn Meiners, Jeff Homuth, Robyn Skodzinsky. K. Siom-r photo Arbor Union Front Row: Silvia Marchetti, Raphaelle Granger, Konstantinos Ghirtis, Ankit Kohli, Nancy Chinonis. Richard Fuchs, Dicle Yazar, Ipek Aktar, Francisco Javier Diez-Garias Row 2: Marco Oldani, Guglielmo AudiOerti, Asier Ansorena-Porras, Byron Scerri. Bemell Williams, Chris Fici, Nicholas Tselios, Panayiotis, David Anving Row 3: Paolo lannuccelli. Richard Kovacik, Ncemi Maleos-Lopez, Retro Binchi. Hani Abuamer. Nisha Sachdev. Asier Ansorena-Porras. Jose Costa. Jerome Le Ny. Vinnie De Juan Morales, Bettina Mucha. Kon- stantinos Chrysochoidis. Christian Aalburg. Peggy Antonakou. Jadranka Stojanovska, Hakan Yildiz. Fatih Piren. Chnstma Corsello. Glona Komazin. Korana Stakich Back Row: Eduardo Silva. Pierre-Yves Meslin, Larisa Aminova. Lulezim Traga. Olga Malykh. Andrei Florean. Zaneta Nikolovska-Coleska. Chnstos Soves. Radoslav Coleski, Dennis Demosthenous. Irene loannou. Borko Nojkov. Magda Przydzial photo courtesy European Student Association Association ORG ANIZATIONS 199 Frint Row: Elizabeth Kaplan, Kimberty Spitz, Joanna Wu. John Kim, Bnan Tracy, Tony Du Row 2: Knsti Cooper, Lindsey Moore, Amy Erskine. Julie Van Helden, Courtney Klein, Yuko Konishi, Ann Williams Back Row: Alexander Johnson, Stuart Weissman, Chns Grubb, David Adler, Bhargav SnPrakash, Jeffrey Miller, Scot Corson. Akshay Tanna, Sanjay Tamhane, Michael Davis, R. McTear photo Club Front Row: Ayana Richardson, Charity McClain, Regina Webb. Back Row Jade Curry, Kashara Burk, Jason Wilson, Julian Williams, Jahmal Williams Photo Courtes-v Carl Wolf Studios ront Kow: Dhavaf Mehta, Divya Parambi, Deepa Sawlani, Supama Mandal, Nimisha Srivastava, Ravinder Kaur Back Row: Shalini Gangara- mani, Ashish Deshpande. Niktiil Joshi, Shrihan Sathe, Sachin Mittal, Amba- lavanan Jayaraman, Kunal Aggarwal. Sidharth Sivasaiiam, C. Tedjasufcmona photo The Indian Students Association (ISA) was composed of 300 active members on campus. ISA strove to enrich the cultural atmo- sphere at the University through the celebration of Indian customs and values. In hopes of serving the Indian community, ISA planned many events each year to expose members and the community as a whole to Indian culture. A sophomore in engineering, Divya Parambi describes her experience, " The ISA has made me even more proud of my rich cultural heritage by continuously celebrating the customs and values. " Annual events began with Diwali, an Indian festival of lights. Taking place during the fall semester, Diwali was one of the biggest events for ISA and provided cultural shows, traditional prayers, an Indian dinner, and a dance party to Indian tunes. The winter semester was kicked-off with Tarang. Tarang was celebrated on the first Friday of the winter semester and included traditional Indian dances. Holi was the Indian festival of color and was celebrated in the spring. This event was filled with games and competitions including Rangoli, a traditional Indian design. Face painting, Hindi Karaoke, an Indian dinner and a dance party were also part of this event. As an active organization throughout the year ISA helped make the University a comfortable home for its members. ZUU MlCHIGANENSlAN From Row: Nelotar AgharaMml, Nedda Mehdiszdeh, Bahareh Aslani Row 2 Anoosheh Mazhari. Manam Ashtiani, Leila Hekmati, Mani Khavajian, Reza Abidian, Fartiud Agharahimi, Ghactef Qader. Sonia Housepian, Afsaneh Mehran, Farhad Ameri Row 3: Hamed Khalkhali, Kevin Zanjani. Idin Mot- edayeri, Mahsid Pirzadefi, Sherene Arbabi, Sheila Rubbani, Negin Salmasi, Yasmin Naghash, Sna Joorabchi, Alireza Aminlari, Rahul Sumant, Ehsan Rahimy. FVofesor Shayan Atshar, Rahul Thampi Back Row: Joseph Salazar, Arta Lahiji, Kambiz Vahabzadeh, Danush Daneshvar. Kambiz Daneshvar, Amin Farokhrani, Baback Vaziri, Maani Farrehi, photo courtesy PSA Association The Persian Student Association (PSA) began in the late 1980s and was recently revived around 1997. Composed of mostly undergraduates, PSA existed to sponsor Persian cultural and social events. The organization operated under the belief that it was important to provide an outlet with which students could gain a greater under- standing of Persian culture. Mahshid Pirzadeh, a senior in Industrial and Operations Engineering, holds this belief to be true and stated, " We take great pride sharing our culture with campus through the various events we plan and participate in. " PSA was a non-religious volunteer student organization. As such, members strove to support fellow students at the University as well as in the surrounding community. By Kim Schaich The Persian Student Association ' s five-member executive board was responsible for planning the organization ' s events. The biggest event for PSA was their Annual Culture Show, featuring skits, dances, and musical acts. Attendance at the PSA Culture Show reached 1,000. Another event PSA participated in was the Tour of the Middle East, which provided insight into the various cultures in the Middle Eastern region. Costumes, art, and informational displays combined with food booths and performances to give those interested in Middle Eastern cul- ture first-hand experience without traveling thousands of miles. From Row: Ling Chen, Kate Eklund, Hannah Enright Charlae Davis. Chris MacDonald-Dennis Row 2: Alycia Welch. Anna Skinner, Jennifer Reeve. Preetha lyengar, Art Aurora, Jie Liu. Michelle Eng Row 3: Carly Rubenzahl. Sarah Miller. Katy Trudeau. Tim Reed, Ann Coulouris Row 4: Saad Siddiqui. Derek Rickardson. Erik W. Cdegrove. Jordan Batmanghelichi, Meghan Jarpe Back Row: Tara D. Sharma. Genie Lomiel, Greta Halbert C. TectjosuJoruma photo Serve ORGANIZATIONS 201 During Festifall. Student Alumni Council members Niraj Pate). Uz Haynes. and Kevin Coles set up a table to promote their organization. The group handed out water bottles to students interested in joining. photo courtesy Student Alumni Council FUTURE ALUMNI TODAY By Kim Schaich The Student Alumni Council (SAC) was a student organi- zation composed of about seventy members within the University ' s Alumni Association. They met every other Sunday at the Alumni Center in order find ways to build lifelong relationships between stu- dents and the University. This was accomplished by strengthening ties between the students and alumni in order to build pride in the Uni- versity ' s established tradition of excellence. Senior history major Jim Notter said, " The most unique part of being in SAC is that we get to work closely with the Alumni Association and see how it works. " SAC helped coordinate activities like Parents Weekend. For this event they planned activities for Friday night, October llth, and the brunch on Saturday, October 1 2th, before the football game, and then found fun things for our parents to do on Saturday night. The plans for Homecom- ing included several Diag days and a pep rally before the football game. To organize the Student Leadership Connection, they worked with the Student Alumni Leaders to plan a brunch where students and alumni talked about life after college. SAC could also be found participating in intramural sports and finally relaxing at their annual retreat Michigania, in northern Michi- gan. Other events included Rock Bowl, hay rides, and laser tag. In the spring, they presented the Student Legacy Award at the Michigan Leadership Awards Ceremony. Members considered SAC a rewarding experience because they worked to improve the quality of student life. Members had the advantage of forming relationships that could aid them in future endeavors. The organization hoped that future alumni would recognize their important influence on the University. ZUZ MlCHIOANENSl IAN Front Row: Elise Freimuth. Meredith Palen. Lisa Yange. Marie Wolfe, Niraj Patel, Adam Bums, Arah Eschedor, Carrie Rheingans, Jenny Opalik Row 2: Albert Kim. Knsten Saari. Janelle Marshall. Laura VDovick, Nihkil Jkumtha. Kevin Coles. Katie Den Bleyker. Sandra Del Colle, Gretchen Gooding. Patrick Shannon Back Row: Liz Haynes, Joanna Wu, Lynne Stnckler, Allison Saps- ford, Mike Kaluzny, Malhew Burns, Ron Keoleian, Katie Rehrauer, Jim Notter, Trevor Torrence. photo courtesy StuJeni Alumni Council Council Concentrating on the foosball table. Kevin Coles, Ron Keoleian, Mike Kaluzny. Trevor Torrence, Liz Haynes. and Mathew Bums take a break during the SAC retreat. The Organization held its retreat at Michtgania, the University ' s resort camp m Northern Michigan. pholo courtesy Student Alumni Council ORGANIZATIONS 203 Front Row: Tony Jalaba (Head Coach). Steve Owjniewski. Danny Zeldes, Justin Spurtock Row 2: Mike Jalaba (Asst. Coach), Derek Schlonsky. Phil Karagozian, Adam Pure. Nick Wayne, Francis Rodngues, Kent Bednarz, Geoff Kobayashi, Josh Hover, Brian Bednarz. Mike Pereira. Brian Richars Back Row: Brian Mor- rison (Asst. Coach), Matt Mason, Nick LaPoulas, Ryan Anderson, John Nadzam, Adam Zussman, Brian Wilkinson, Derek Mickey, Robert Riley, Matt Morerto. K. Siomr photo Hockey | Club From Row: Muhammad Zafar. Jeffrey Chen, Maggie Hayes, Erica Autio, Jacgulyn House, Mirai Aki, Peter Balogh Row 2: John Cleare, Kreena Avimukta, Laura Gadzaki. Jessica LJ. Ke in Leung, Anastasia Fedo- rova. Michael Brackney, Kevin Pereisa Row 3: Henry Yu, Joseph Gothamy, Gabriel Buckery, Tiffani Wilke, Rondi Russell, Michael Everhart, Nick Schoeps, Ben Rattner, Alana Simpson, Nicole Francis Row 4: Brent Schwartz, Daniel Mihalik. Brian Cheung. Sean Cranford, Adam Sloan. David Masselink, Brian Song. Ivan Goenawan. Jaswinder Sinan Back Row: Jeff Lance, Miguel Tovar, Chris Verrnillian, Malan Parikm, Igna- cio Garcia, Cian Brogan, Josh Harmsen, Cole Shaw, Mark Adams, Robert Vogt. Airut Shah. Christopher Cheung, William Chen. K. Maker photo Solar Front Row: Elizabeth Walker, Sean Meyers, Matthew Cook. Mary Riggs Row 2: Lauren Wright. Prema Sun, Hana Johnson, Kathleen Lesko, Melissa D ' Arcy, Tom Mahon, Courtney Erickson, Jessica Flack. Alexis Lessard. Gwendolyn Suiter. Jessica Bixby. Heath Novak. Katherine Woolley, Kathleen Papazian Row 3: Eric Chan, Regan MacLeod, Stephanie Seiki, Kelli Frame. Sandra Beltowski. Christy Schroeder, Raseev Bhavsar, Heather Freeman, Benjamin Turbow. Lindsay Murphy, Came Potts, Joseph Ferrentino, Nancy Short, James Michel. Anne Vallone Row 4: Srishti Reddy, Charles Grumbine, Becky Kyle. Jenny Chen, Juli- enne Fechavasri, Adam Irish. Sara Haack, Julia Power, Edward Park, Amy lotf, Carol Evola, Corine Haener. Sara Eagle, Deirdre Kelleher, Katherine Yonker. Don Miller. Greg Maczka Row 5: Sarah Royalty, Derek Bagozzi, Philip Tchou, Jennifer Cox. Undsey Hartgrove. Alexis Lopez, Sarah Kuhn, Cnstina Litt, Jonathan Kaufman, Becky Gross. Tara Thomas. Christy Flanagan, Eliza Daws. ' Kate Beachnau, Jannon Farkis, Julie Kirk Row 6: Aurelie Martins, Rose Murphy, Emily Walkowiak Casey Kley, Jennifer Moberg, Jon Beckmann, Mark Wolfrnan, Ken Agacinski. Jodi Keller, Greg Peszek, Jarrett Tomo, Kyle Wismans. Brian Cullmane. Mtehael Haber, Benjamin Lawless Back Row: Leslie Forgach, Jacquelyn Dekker. Suzanne Munday. Stefanie Jackson. Lauren Schmidt, Julie Holbel, Karen Lopetrone, Stephanie Julien, Amee Joshi, Karen Kotzan. Billy Whitlock, Pauline Burgess, Ariel Palanca, Pat Dodson, Bekki Marchiel. Y. Qranata photo MICHIGAN Alpha 204 Mil H1GANENS1AN Jurgo Bariawski and Amy Costelto, both ISA sophomores, reenact a sword fight outside of Dennison. The two were members of the " Ring of Steel. " a medieval drama troop. S. Tedjosukmana photo ORGANIZATIONS 205 Front Row: Safari Zakaria, iricia Royer, Kathleen M. Boyer. Alex- ander Kuo. Kelly Bray, Enn McNicholas Row 2: Maanasa Murazid- har, Jeffrey Sutton. Jennifer Ong. Priya Gopwani, Julie Rosenthal, Umpai Poopat, Nicole Labrorra, Jessica McPherson Row 3 Aditya Raghonandan, Jennifer Reeve, Lon Burke, Audrey Lance, Matt Cohn, Rachel Goiin. Areej El-Jawahn, Kerri Bewick, Etaii Golden- berg. Lisa Yang Back Row: Carolyn Senger, Mike Borofsky, Heather Bidgoli, Jacob Miller, Amy Bicknell, Kate Tetreault, Megan Bidgoli, Jeff Poynler, Steve Wamick, Sujata Thawani. S. Thomas photo Alpha Epsilon Pre-Healtl Delta Societ AMSA Singapore SINGAPORE STUDENTS ' ASSOCIATION Front Row: Sunil Saith, Jay Parekch, David Lessens, Carrie Fales Back Row: Nisha Shastri, Christina Ryu, Stephanie Seiki, Andrew Foster, Mitesh Patel, Lauren Fiechtner. S. Thomas photo Pre-Med Club Front Row: Tze Keong Chow, Karen Lee, Xiaoquing Son, Clare Chua Hung Kuang Tan Back Row: Zniyang Tan, Vikram Iyer, Leon Tan, Cleaver Yu, Ramanathan Maiwasagan, Jtaren Low. K. Stoner photo By Kim Schaich The Singapore Student Association (SSA) had two main goals: first, to create a sense of cohesion within the Singaporean community at the University; and second, to enhance cultural exchange and under- standing. SSA provided a place for Singaporeans to interact among each other. However, 15% of its 1 10 members were not Singaporeans. There were seven executive board members who planned fun cultural events for the academic year. Events this year included a Mid-Autumn Festival in Septem- ber. About 200 people came to this event and participated in lantern carrying and mooncake eating. In November, the first Telematch event; occurred. This was a sports and games competition between SSA, members and in some instances they challenged other organizations on j campus. During the winter semester SSA celebrated the Chinese New Year. This event gave members insight to a typical Chinese New Year celebration in Singapore. In addition, those unfamiliar with Singapor-i can culture were able to gain a better understanding of the significance of the holiday for Singaporeans. 206 MlCHIGANENSlAN Senior economics major Andrew Bnx displays his ultimate frisbee skills. Fellow team members Max Kimbrough, Brad Ross and Samuel Cohen joined Brix in promoting their organization on the diag. S. ORGANIZATIONS 207 Front Row: Nhu Nguyen, Courtney Istre. Kabir Seth, Paya! Patel, Justine Silver, Karla Schaffer, Frances Benson, Stephanie Watson, Jessica Snatzman, Xiao Li, Fernando Yarza Row 2: Sarah Maynard, Jennifer Vassil, Jennifer Parker, Kelty Um, Deepa Patel. Lynne Stockier, Jenny Gerteisen, Lisa Slominski, Amelia Deschamos. Saran Snepherd, Heather Astenoa, Brynn Wade, Emity Kort Row 3: Laurn Ochos, Bernard Sia, John Cooper. Jordan Pratzel, Heather Gnffee, Melissa Kading. Heather Hubbard, Erik Sippola, Johnny Anderson -Dam, Nicole Marti, Matt Kockanek, Don Kossick. Tara Thomas, Rula Nassar. Mike Pearson Back Row: Michele Albertson, Suruchi Lall. Katharine Pflaum, Eric J. Eueweke, Pamela Handiey, Evan Deriko, Dan Jacobs. Kelly Anderson, Amy Grude, Karen Bar. S. Thomas photo Waste I Recyclinj Keegan Mahoney, Doug Urguhart R. McTear photo Management Services Team 208 MlCHlOANENS ANKNSIAN During Michigan Student Assembly elections in November, a candidate chalks the sidewalk to publicize his name. The heated battle between the Blue Party and Students First was displayed on sidewalks all over campus. S. Tedjosufcmana photo ORGANIZATIONS 209 Front Row: Scott Lutz, Ryan Blay, Stephanie Vachirasudlekha, Lisa Vo. Maria Simon, Wayne Yang, Carl Grand Back Row: Mary Kisor, Richard Denardis, Matthew Lafer, Jonathan West, Brian Netter, Alex Mendiola, Craig Gaynier, Michael Gould. Y. Qrarvua photo University Hellenic Front Row: Nancy Chinonis, Anna Moniodis, Ariana Bostian-Kentes, Alice ShuWa, Elisabeth Liadis Row 2: Maria Serras, Mary Zervos, Kristina Stefanou, Kristina Pouios, Ellee Dean. Chris Apostolens Back Row: Carl Pogonchefl. Cheney Schopieray, Kontantinos Ghirtis, Chris Soves. Stephan Stamatis, Konstatntions Chrysochoidis Y. (jranata photo By Kim Schaich The Hellenic Student Association (HSA) strove to further awareness of the Hellenic culture on campus. HSA met regularly at Thanos ' Lamplighter to discuss activities that promoted multicultural exchange while maintaining the educational experience of University students. Junior history major Nancy Chinonis said, " Being part of the Hellenic Student Association has helped me to become a better person, has enhanced my leadership abilities, and has given me the opportunity to learn many things about my background that I had not known. " HSA began this year with a picnic at Wheeler Park. For the past couple years HSA organized a Hellenic Cultural Month, and this year it focused on Greek music. There were guest lecturers from Cornell University and the University of Missouri-St. Louis who spoke about aspects of Greek music. Live performances included the Pittsburgh Byz- antine Choir and Rembetiki music hosted by the Firefly Club. HSA participated in the Tour of the Middle East and co-spon- sored the Balkan Film Festival. They collaborated with the University Foundation for Modern Greek Studies to set up a series of lectures about the Byzantine Era. Other events included a Never on a Sunday Dance, a Tavli (Backgammon) Tournament, Greek cooking lessons, and Greek folk dancing lessons. The success of HSA ' s events were attributed to their entertaining nature. Sophomore political science major Alice Shukla described her experience with HSA as meeting " a great group of friends that works together to increase awareness about our culture and traditions throughout campus, to Hellenes and phil-Hellenes. My favor- ite HSA memories are our trip to Montreal, and our efforts to recruit volunteers for the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. " ZIU MlCHIGANENSIAN Members of the University Activities Center hold a meeting in the Union. The UAC helped to create mutiple types of entertainment for students on campus Y. Qrunutu photo ARRANGING ACTIVITIES By Lauren Rutledge The University Activities Center (known on campus as UAC) brought the best of student entertainment to the University. Home to over 15 committees, UAC spent over 30 years developing quality entertainment and educational programming which students enjoyed. It was comprised of roughly 450 total members, although an estimated 20,000 students attended a UAC event this year. During the fall semester, UAC sponsored popular events such as the Rude Mechanicals ' production of Taming of the Shrew, the Amazin ' Blue and Pops Orchestra fall concerts, MUSKET ' s production of Titanic, a lecture by White House correspondent Helen Thomas through the Speaker Initiative, and several films through Big Ticket Productions. The winter semester added more concerts of some of the above groups, as well as Impact Dance and Comedy Company per- formances. M-Flicks presented popular films, such as Red Dragon and American History X, in the Natural Science Auditorium. UAC ' s wide range of activities drew spectators and enthusiasts from all crowds, and the performances and events were often packed. This year was also important for the Michigan Academic Competition team, which won its third consecutive national College Bowl championship. UAC also sponsored the Every Three Weekly, a satire newspaper very popular on campus. Brian Netter, President of UAC and senior industrial opera- tions engineering major, felt that the committee gave him an oppor- tunity to better the University community. He said, " Serving on the executive board of UAC has allowed me to give back to the University and to try to make the campus a more enjoyable place for us all. I ' ve benefited by my exposure to a great group of passionate leaders who have taught me what 1 could not have learned elsewhere. " A student carves ice to create u sculpture at the clubs annual fes : . Main Street. The members of the tee Carv- ing club chiseled away at blocks of ice to make them into beautiful and interesting creatons 1. Ne jf photo Ice Front Row: Stacy Oswald, Adam Kelsey, Enc Piazza Back Row: Nathan Booth. Sultan Shamef. Dawd Ohrin. K. Mahcr photo L 1 L Mil ii ' i:.- NI:NS .IAN Students attempt to rock climb during Diag Days. The Student Alumni Council helped to organize this event that took place during Homecoming Week K. Maher photo ORGANIZATIONS 213 Student Front Row: Jessica Cleghom. Una Sirgedas, Nina Thai, Julie Humphhes, Julie Wiiner Row 2: Mary Herndon, Karen Baxter, Lauren Nielsen, Cathy Fanone Row 3: Angie Henderson, Sarah Debri. Paula Graft, Kierste Mundinger, Robbie Menyah, Essence Walker, Lindsey Jack Back Row: Kortney Stewart, Stacey Bednarz, Margaret Smith, Elizabeth Van Hall, Alexis Punches, Megan Finn. S. Tedjasukmana photo Habitat A J. Andrews. Apnl Bond. Lauren Harper, Carl Hasselbarth, Caroline Khad- der, Jim Kumon. Ashley Ley. Mahima Mahadevan, Mike Marenghi, Jeney Opaik. Eric Roeder, Jess Schwartz. Joel Sietsema. Jesse White-O ' Bryant. V. Qranata photo 214 MlCHlOANENS IAN Front Row: Artoya Bell. Tenisha Austin. Raneeka Claxton. Ftenee Rtler, Amanda Ludwa Back Row: Tera Freeman, An Aycock, Quynh-Nhu Vu, Amnta Joseph, Toya Roberson, Kristin Tansil. photo courtesy Carl Wolf Studios Front Row: Amanda Savdone, Krlstal Vardaman, Sara Stupak, Bisi Alii, Erin Thomas. Taku Aihara Row 2: Amy Arnent, Tiffany Buckley, Leah Gnebel, Angela Andrews, Amy L Hurst, Crystal Rosser, Erin L. Ealba, Danielle Clantos, Adrien A. Lazzaro Row 3: Melanie Simmons, Jennifer Denbow, Tamara Bryan, Lindsey Strieter, Mark Eadie, Stephanie Seiki, Omar Fand Back Row: Sean Kim, Brandon Canter, Rashida McMillan. J.J. Wallbillich, Kathryn Memers, Hugh Ferguson. S. TKomos photo Club As an academically and professionally geared organization, the Undergraduate Researchers Club worked to integrate the experiences of undergraduate researchers and use this knowledge to mentor new researchers. The group combined thirty-five students from various back- grounds of research interests. " We emphasize the importance of research and promote enlightenment on the critical nature of its existence in the world around us. We bring together students working in a variety of research fields so that they can create a support network resulting in an environment which can be used to promote collaborative thought and academic advancement, " stated group member and LSA student Tiffany Buckley. During the year, the organization sponsored several events, By Randielle Humphries including graduate school and career fairs, ethics debates, and commu- nity service activities. Twice a week the members assembled to discuss future events and hot topics in research, as well as participate in interac- tive learning experiences presented by guest speakers from the research community at the University. What made this group unique was that it had such a large emphasis on research and still maintained the ability to facilitate men- toring relationships between faculty members and staff. LSA student Erin Ealba commented, " There are so many talented brains to pick, we always have challenging group discussions and I ' m constantly learning new things. I think the Undergraduate Researchers Club helps its mem- bers attain a complete university experience. " ORGANIZATIONS 215 DANCING FOR A DIFFERENCE By Chelsea Anderson At the Pumpkin Carving Dancer event, a team dresses as a bunch of grapes. Creatrve cos- tumes such as this one snowed the members ' enthusiasm for their organization. photo courtesy Dance Marathon After raising the amazing total of $166,000 last year, members of Dance Marathon set the stakes higher this year to raise even more money. " Dance Marathon is a non-profit, student-run philanthropic organization, " said Executive Director Michael Mayer. Dance Marathon was an organization with members from each class, graduate school, Uni- versity faculty and staff, and Ann Arbor community whose purpose was to raise funds and awareness for pediatric rehabilitation programs for the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children ' s Hospital and Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital. " Dance Marathon is the one event on campus that brings together the entire campus and community for a single cause: to raise money for the children at local hospitals, " said Mayer. Dance Marathon had an estimated 1,000 members this year in varying positions. Dancers were responsible for raising money to help support the pediatric rehabilitation programs in addition to interacting with the families of children receiving rehabilitation. Moralers attended the marathon and encouraged the dancers to stay on their feet. Security members patrolled the area during the event. There were also positions on the Central Planning Team, which organized all the activities and events throughout the year. To join, members filled out registration forms at any time over the year and aided in raising awareness and funds. During their fundraising campaign, which started at the begin- ning of the year and concluded on March 16, members planned events for the community in order to promote awareness of their cause and organization, and to raise more money. These events included a char- jj ity ball, Standing Room Only (a campus-wide variety show), Rick ' s Bar Night, Yost Skate Nights, and the Marathon. The marathon was held on March 1 5 and 1 6 at the Indoor Track Building. The event lasted for 30 consecutive hours as the dancers were on their feet for the entire time raising money for their pledges. Food and entertainment from live bands, DJ ' s music, sports, student groups, and speakers helped to motivate the dancers over the 30-hour period. In the end, the dancers, as well as everyone involved in the organization, were rewarded as their hard-earned efforts were put towards a good purpose. 216 MlCHIGANENSIAN Front Row: Aarti Aurora, Amy Abramson, Nupur Kanodia Row 2: Tyler Atkins, Rey Salazar, Chris Grapes. Erin Brosko, Anne Kennedy, Sarah Mill Row 3: Derek Fahrer. Beth Weinman, Autul Porwal, Mary Riggs Row 4: Andrea Pappas. Jennie Elliott, Ingnd Spangler, Peter Carahs Row 5: Michael Mayer, Bidish Sarma Back Row: Enka Robbins, Brandon Baier, Chioma Nwachukwu. K. Stoner photo Marathon Dance Marathon Executive Director Michael Mayer participates in Beaumont Field day. He helped a Dance Marathon girl pick out construc- tion paper for their creative activity. photo courtesy Dance Marathon Two Dance Marathon members participate in The Arc Cycling Program, an alternative therapy program to help kids develop motor skills. This was just one of the charities sponsored by Dance Marathon photo courtesy Dance Marathon ORGANIZATIONS 217 " 5. The newest addition to Angell Hall, a renovated back entrance, provides student organizations a place to post announcements Soon after completion, the Posting Wall held numerous, multi colored flyers, S. Tedjusuknuma photo Z 1 O MlCHlOANKNSI, Front Row: Jeremy Vosko. John Loyd, Alexander Chien, Helen Huang. Goran Petrovich. Clement Chan, Edmund Weng. Rethy Engerran, Jia Jian _ee, Betsy Sundholm Back Row: Bryant Shain, Tim Bodlya. Zach Drennen. Paul Mestemaker II, James Schoeu, Kevin Hartgerink, Kevin Clark. Michael Einemann, Justin Bertschi S. Thomas photo " All as one- Michigan Rugby I. Neff photo Team Team Front Row: Cecilly Tan. Adrienne Toh. Manling Tong, Gloria Jen, Erica Yim. Shana Fu, Roxanna Tran Back Row: Bradley Li. Andy Ng, Joseph Hsu. Jonahan Tsao. Ivan Tsang. Lennon Ma. Y. Qranata photo Association ORGANIZATIONS 219 Kinesiology From Row: Jessica Chnstei. Robyn Katz, Emily Herman, Amanda Spyker Back Row: Alicia Holtz. Mariam DalaV. Allison Etenbaas. Jame Gall, photo courtesy Carl Wolf Studios By Randielle Humphries Most Kinesiology students would agree they had the best of both worlds. With a strong will to succeed and a great sense of pride, the Kinesiology Student Government strove to unite the Kinesiology stu- dents and improve the understanding of the issues related to the school, as well as acting as a liaison between faculty and students. Throughout the year, the thirteen members who ranged from sophomores to seniors with a variety of majors, organized several events in order to improve the relationship between peers and faculty. Around Halloween, the organization gathered students together for cider and doughnuts. During finals, the group provided candy to keep the stu- dents ' spirits up. They also sold Kinesiology t-shirts, from which all ot the profits were put back into the school itself. One of the Kinesiology Student Government ' s largest events was the Martin Luther King Day discussion that centered around women in education and sports, and how the views of women in these fields have changed. The Kinesiology Student Government brought together a panel of knowledgeable professionals to debate on the pros and cons of Title IX and inform students of the increasing importance of this issue. " Being part of a big school such as the University, and at the same time being part of a smaller school such as Kinesiology, allows us more of an opportunity on campus, " commented Kinesiology senior and Kine- siology Student Government president Robyn Katz. The Kinesiology Student Government not only had a chance to bring together students from various backgrounds and goals in life, but to diversify the meaning of kinesiology. Front Row: Masumi Ideta, Carty McEntee, Eric Herman, Laurence Benenson, Sarah Cahill, Alexa Caralis, Elizabeth LaCrorx, Sophia Hussain. Tiffany Buckley. Veronica Guitar, Diana Wang Row 2: Derek Grossman. Yuta fto, Michael Mayer, David Adler, Robert DeLong, Myung Shin, Katherine Den Bleyker. Victoria Chien, Melissa Costello, Mona Patel, Juliette Sturla, Jessica Schore, Emma Haas Row 3: Christine Hammer, Clark Lammers. Nikhil Kumtha, Natasha Latic, Jared Cook, Amy Mellow, Kelly Corcoran. Emity Roschek. Kellie Sellman, Ed Hams, Nicote Mazzocco. natasha Cerw, Lisa Vanderoruyssen, Sarah Pipas. Keya Rajput Row 4: Christopher Rogers, Nilay Dave 1 , Chris Whte. Christoph Lawless, Bryan Reed, Dustin Calkins. Mary Beers, Christina Ballew, Amanda Ellis, Julia Walbridge, Elizabeth Zane. luba Khakham, Petra Vallila- Buchman, Jill Paul, Jessica Babridge, Nicole Macieiewski, Hayley Rohn Back Row: Steven Kelty. Bnan Grafstrom, Justin Black, Christopher Mancuso, Man Mulder, Michael Wakeley. Knstin Potchynok, Ashley Orier. Laura Monk, Andrew Stoppels. Tamara Bryan. Heather Freiburger, Somersette Mack. Christopher Morden, Lauren Strayer. S. Thomas Photo 220 M! HK;ANKNSIAN Handing a copy of USA Today to someone on his way to class, a MSA member, Dana Glassel, takes part in the Newspaper Readership Program. Sponsored by MSA, the trial program brought local and national newspapers to University students at no cost. S. Tedjasukmtma photo CAMPUS LEADERSHIP By Jennifer Lee " The Michigan Student Assembly is important because we are the premiere voice of students on this campus. We represent the stu- dent body and we fight for their rights. This is what makes us who we are as a top student government organization on this campus, " said junior Spanish major Dana Glassel. Throughout the year, the Michigan Stu- dent Assembly was the central student government on campus. They focused on two main goals this year, advocating students ' rights and facilitating communication between the students and the University ' s administration. Another aspect of MSA came from their hefty contributions to other campus organizations, which were delegated by the commit- tees and commissions of MSA. MSA delivered monetary contributions to campus groups such as Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center, Hillel, and acapella groups. They also funded many residence hall counsels. Finally, MSA also focused on outside activists and phi- lanthropy groups such as the Ford Foundation and Resist, Inc. " Our goal is to deliver over $200,000 per term to student groups. We have high aspirations and hope to help a wide variety of student and outside groups this year through our budget priorities committee, " said junior engineer- ing major Angela Galardi. How did the MSA accomplish such high goals? " Our success comes from the structure and relations among MSA as a whole. There are representatives from each different school on campus, and different committees and commissions as well as an executive board and other auxiliary boards. In addition, we all meet once a week so we are up on the current news of campus and the student body. We all work together as a team and that helps us represent the student voice on campus to the best of our ability, " said senior business major John Carter. MSA emerged as the voice of the student body, helping various organizations on and off campus and fighting for the rights of students. Through effective interactions with the student body and immense teamwork, the MSA completed their goals for the year by contributing their monetary support, but more importantly, by sustaining their place as the representative body of the students on campus. Front Row: Dion Beatty. Agnes Aleobua, Ljndsey Balzhiser, Aaron Ruhlig, Emily Squires. Pierce Beckham. Angela Galardi. Brooke Gerber Row 2: Joe Bernstein, Enn Hartl. Michael Guttman. Aimee Coughlin, Sarra Nazem, Ruben Duran. Edwin McDonald, Brandatyn Fulton Row 3: Brandon Whte, Kristy Downing, Eliza- beth Mullane, Ryan Robinson, Dana Glassel. Sarah Boot. Pete Woiwode, Scott Meves, Lindsay Sandzik, Edgar Zapata, Kenneth Stewart Row 4: Christine Hammer, Patrick Guffey, John Carter, Ann Buckman, Elizabeth Higgins, Matthew Wittmann. Yoosuf Rcard, Jonathan Clifton, Alan Talhelm Back Row: Thomas Wharry Jr, Rahul Saksena, Jayanth Surakanti, Konstantinos Ghirtis, Jeffrey Nelson. Melinda Miller. Bobby Counihan. S. Tedjasukmana Photo Assembly ORGANIZATIONS 221 Front Row: Asia Griffin. Theresa Stem. James Choe Back Row: Andrew Bracht, Morgan Kuntze. Stephanie Coggins. Amanda Erickson, Heidi Wick Strom, Alex Liu. photo courtesy MACS Michigan Communication From Row: Neeru Khanna, Usa Hammund, Joanne Vance, Avani Bhatt, Uli ana Renter. Sharon Kim. Stacy Agasto Back Row: Tony Muka. Steven Kang Adam Sarti. Ryan Babbrtt, Dan Gunderson, Daryl Can ). Neff photo 222 MR: JHiUANENSIAN In November members of Dance Marathon pro- mote their organization and try to raise tunds in the Diag by providing games like ring -the -moose. Other games included Twister and bowling. S. I r(i ii-i Ku:M ' photo ORGANIZATIONS 223 Flyers and signs litter the outer covering the one of the large posts near the Diag. Although they were once steam ventilatiors for Ann Arbor, the posts were an easy way for many organeations to spread the word about their upcoming events, such as meetings and fundraisers. K. Maher photo Front Row: Julie Shim, So Park, Eliza Lee, Si Lee, Daniel Kim, Chung Lee, Seungyeon Chung, Du-Yang Kim, Hahna Kim Row 2: Jung Sik Kim, Sung Kim, Yongseok Lee, Hye-Yeon Byun, Eun-Ae Cho, Meghan Gruebner, Jimin Oh, Hyun Kim, Heejung Hong Back Row: Moonhyuk Choi, Daniel Joonwu Park, Jong-Gil Park, Zachary Szpiech, Dustin Bringley, Sooho Lee, Matthew Wegehaupt, Sung-cheul Lee, Yohan Ghang. K. Motto photo Sinaboro -2 v Billiards Francis Dy. Robert Gavin, Brodie Killian. Betsy Sundholm. pKoto courtesy Carl Wolf Studios 224 iVtlCHiCANENSIAN Front Row: Adrienne Chow, Pamnarat Sangperm, Cathy Fanone, Ewura- bena Menyah Back Row: Chun-Ying Liu. Kortney Stewart, Veronica Me Graw, Dareth McCoy. K. Matta photo Multicultural Student Nursing Association Front Row: Shadi Roshandel, Kavita Padyar. Fernando Yarza, Rachel Goldsmith, Erin Page, Marisha Sunday, Sara Greenwood, Amy Crosby. Jeana Ras, Lauren Jacobson Row 2: Jason Gottlieb. Cath- erine Hawke. Kristen Klanow. Sarah Politziner, Robin Stein. Naomi Yodkovik, Courtney Istre. Matthew Kish, Lystra Hayden, Heather McManus, Andria Hoffman Row 3; Amy Greenfield, Megan Melvin, Jen- nifer Carter, Julie Horowitz, Kelly Anderson, Lanssa Galan, Emily Haffner, Cheryl Check, Allison Stoltz, Lynne Gratz, Christopher Smith, David Hoffman, David King Back Row: Lee Ann Benkert, Pauline Burgess, Karen Kotzan, Kaitlin Murphy, Megan Emmer, Andrea Sterling, Manling long, Nicole Bober, Sarah Leonard. Christina Chau, Jessika Sorg. K. Stonpr photo When a smile widened across the face of a young child, the : members of K-grams had proved that their effort was successful. Con- I sisting of at least 2,000 volunteer participants, K-grams provided a once- I in-a-lifetime opportunity for elementary children from 10 area schools to gain an understanding of the college experience while learning the true reason for reading and writing through a variety of kids programs. Out of all of the large events the group sponsored during the school year, the most well known was the pen-pal program. Through this unique opportunity, University students from 13 residence halls participated in six letter exchanges between over 1,000 local elementary students. Members also traveled to community schools and worked with the students on edu-active projects, a combination of educational and active activities. By Randielle Humphries The group also supported BookMARK, a program that helped children with activities such as reading, writing, mathematics, science, and even recess games. Kids-Fair, the end-of-the-year event held in March, brought together more than 2,000 students and children and over 100 student groups for a day of educational exploration. On the whole, K-grams ' volunteers gave up their time for the opportunity to enhance the lives of younger members of the commu- nity. " K-grams is driven by energetic, highly committed college students who truly believe in what they are doing, " said LSA senior Catherine Hawke. Yet, in the end, not only did the children benefit educationally, but the University students also gained knowledge and experiences to carry throughout their lives. ORGANIZATIONS 225 Kroni Row: Rosalee Lochirco. Inder Narvla, Man Kawamura, Robert D. Lowthian. Sophia Hussain. Nicholas Sorensen Row 2: Jennifer Chau, Jennifer Fung, Manling long, Miriam Bhimani, Rachel Miriam, Sommer Scafidi. Marcia Wilkerson, Pamela Baga, Preetha tyengar, Nidhi Goel Row 3: Jon Entis, Savanna Thor, James Reslivo, Catie Baetens Row 4: Jonathan Gleicher, Scott Kobetis, Evan Major, Laura DePalma, Judith Berger, Mike Pahetta. Andrew Vieweg, Michael Pearson, Lena Bloom, Stephanie Schmidt Row 5: Chr.s Perpich, Laura Lozier, Lauren Strayer, Dana Glair, Avni Vora, Michael Phillips, Brian Berschback Back Row: Dana Holcman. Janna Burrell. Brian Lau. Paul Hynes. S. Thomas photo Detroit Front Row: Amanda Graor, Paul Conlin, Kate Gunberg, Erin Robbins, Joe Fairchild, Justin Washburn Row 2: Ted Katai, Becky Sherman. Kiran Dashairya, Beth Kilboume. Monika Patel, Michelle Albright, Jessica Kron. Latha Ravindran. Marvin Riley Row 3: Jacob Milliken, Ray Tervol. Russell Burkhard. Suzanne Rauch, Patrick Doll, Aaron Kluck, John Myers, Damn Tracy Back Row: Erica Schmidt, Bayly Wheeler, Mike Quinn. David Pinkney, Reid Bronson, Jeff Grinon, Matt Byom, Mark Thomas, James Mellentine, K. Maker photo Theta 226 MlCHIGANENSlAN JGOHLUE be Out shirts are sold in the Diag during Omecoming weekend. This event was sup- orted by the Michigan Student Assembly. 16 Unwersity of Michigan Athletic Depart- lent. and the Alumni Association. - Prmtx photo ORGANIZATIONS 227 Front Row: Joseph Daniel, Nicholas Olson, Reynaldo Saiazar, Donald Milton, Timothy Wagner, Ian Campbell, Jesse Wald, Kyle Miller Jay Rapaport, Enc Bideiman, Nathan Weatherup, Will Uhl, Gavin Bidelman, Michael Shao, Bryan Barnes, John Carson, Andrew Hoffman II, Allan Loup. Jonathan Schimpke. Director Stephen lusmann Row 2: James lannuzz., Walter Dulany. Bryan Abbo. Karl Sowislo, Sean Holieran. Adam Wadecki, Andrew Dewitt. Michael Fauver, Jeffrey Krause. Brent Fiedler, Gary Ngan. John Atonno. Beniamin Moerman. Brent Carr, Adam tohnson, Scott Silver, Victor Szabo, Jason Cu. Andrew Hill, Jeffrey Cravens, Ross Li, Dave Werny, Dave Werny Row 3: Beniamin Henri, Brennan Szathon. Jim Dany, Brian Polk. Andrew Thompson, Ryan Morgan, Ben Miladin. Francis Barcena- Turner, Joshua Irizarry. Zachary Pavlov, Adam Brown, Mark Jen, Mark Buckles, Tom Stephens, Fernando Tarango. Benjamin Burow. William Rhoades, Phillip Kitchetl, Siu-Man Lau Back Row: Bnan Druchniak, Andrew Rckens, Barry Eve, Brett Thompson, Eric Mulka, Michael Steefman, Michael Fabiano, Devin Provenzano, Robert Stevenson, Stephen Thill, Jeremy Peters, Jeremy Nabors, David Neely, Mark VanKempen, Joshua Breitzer, Bill Stevenson, Brent Hegwood, Adnan Leskiw, Larry Roieios, Michael Kasiborski, Dame! Lara, Clinton Canady. S.TVdjaswJemana photo Men ' s Front Row: Manssa Bayman, Jodi Liu, Enn Wakelield, Anita Leung, Knstin Derwich. Marie Kehdi, Kim Gillis Row 2: Taewoo Kim, Catherine Chappell. Caroline Chappeu, Elizabeth Beck, Kristie Denovich, Aimee Constantine. Janet Pien, Cara Manterosso. Nikki Arnold Row 3: Michele Gue, Jessica TerBush, Amy Wenzlick, Veronica Chin. Margarita Saieh, Alicia Bidwell, Julie Rotramel. Heather White, Kathy Ho, Christina Murdock, Carmela Franco Row 4: Johanna Uchtman, Chitra Laxmanan, Jiilian Centanni, Michelle Bottuch, Tanya Chu, Jessie Cho, Jennifer Cook, Savitha Cheiladurai, Courtney Cagnon, Kelly Fitzpatnck, Melanie Krauseneck, Heather Kemick, Professor Rachel S Goldman Row 5: Katnna Tiller, Katie Hentkowski, Kristina Thomas, Eileen Deliz, Melissa Chase, Jacquie Foust, Jodi Miller, Lisa Chapman, Sarah Ray, Amber Delo Back Row: Jennifer Szymusiak, Evita Nedelkoska, Jessica Mattis, Kelene Soltesz, Minjeoung Yoo, Diana Schuelke, Vanessa Byrwa S.Tediasukmma phoio Society Women Front Row: Megan Geelhoed, Jenny Martin, Katharina BocWi, Lisa Semerad Row 2: Katherine Megan Bonde, Jennifer Jacobson, Laura Russell Back Row: Kristen Sctiulte, Malika Manyam, Kristen Holtscnlag. Jin Kadish, Lindsey Witt. T. Atinmsum photo By Randielle Humphries As the University ' s original all-female a cappella ensemble, the Harmonettes were dedicated to musical excellence. The group, composed of eleven outstanding women who possessed both a knowledge of and a love for singing, built upon their technical skills and extra-musical aspects, which coalesced for a season of successful performances and events. During the year, the Harmonettes participated in the Michi- gan A Cappella Festival, performed in conjunction with various other schools ' musical groups, competed in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, and recorded a brand new CD. Moreover, their fall concert, the culminating event of the first semester, brought together leading groups from both Michigan State University and the University of Michigan to collaborate for an extraordinary evening of a cappella in front of the largest crowd to ever attend a Harmonettes concert. This year was one ot firsts. At the start of the season, the Har- monettes experienced the largest and most impressive audition classes ever. The women also distributed their first edition of HarmaNews, a newly acclaimed newsletter, to alumni across the country. Finally, the group began preparing for their 25th anniversary, which would occur in the fall of 2003. " I am proud to be a member of the University ' s Harmonettes because we have really taken it up a notch with the recent reorganizatio of our group, setting goals for ourselves never before achieved by Ha monettes, " said member Jennifer Jacobson. For years to come, the Ha monettes were guaranteed to present outstanding musical performances. 228 MR HIOANENSIAN Members of the Men ' s Glee Club put their heart arid soul into a spiritual piece during the fall concert performance. Due to the renovation of the accoustically perfect Hill Auditorium, the concert was held in Rackham Auditorium. S. Thomas pKoto N TUNE WITH TRADITION By Randielle Humphries In its 142nd season, the Men ' s Glee Club united in an effort to ursue musical excellence in the chorus tradition. The chorus consisted f about 100 male vocalists ranging from freshmen to doctoral students, ogether, the group provided its members with the opportunity to develop sadership skills, progress in educational goals, and support the community, 11 while working to improve themselves and the organization as a whole. -SA freshman Andrew Pickens commented, " I am proud to be a member of ne Men ' s Glee Club because it has its traditions and gives me the chance o be a part of an unique experience. It also gives me a place here at the Jniversity. " While stressing tradition, camaraderie, and musical excellence, ne club performed in several presentations of musical talent. Standing tall n black tuxedo tails, the men put on two annual concerts in Ann Arbor, ne in the fall and another in the spring. They also gathered small groups ogether to sing to tailgaters before football games in the Crisler parking at and at the University golf course. Occasionally, the club performed for arious radio stations and toured outside of the University. Their unique ound and excellent performances stemmed from their amazing work effort. The chorus rehearsed twice a week as a whole and held several sectional meetings each semester. Providing the group with his own personal desire and gift of talent, each singer embraced unique qualities distributed amongst the chorus members. " Ideally, each singer suited to the Men ' s Glee Club will possess a voice of good quality and adaptable to ensemble work, an ear for tuning and intonation, an openness to try to sing all types of male choir music, and a personality suited to withstand the enthusiasm of 100 fellow students, " stated senior political science major Clinton Canady. Further adding to the club ' s persistence and superiority was the addition of the new music director, Professor Stephen Lusmann. Lusmann performed in leading roles with a variety of major opera houses, including the Opera Company of Philadelphia, the Boston Lyric Opera, Stadttheater Luzern, Opera de Monte Carlo, and many others. He also performed in such places as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and Alice Tully Hall. As director of the Men ' s Glee Club, Lusmann presented the club with a strong example to follow, which facilitated the Men ' s Glee Club ' s excellence in musical performance. ORGANIZATIONS 229 I n New York City in the Lincoldn Center, the Compulsive Lyres performed in the Internationa! Championship of Collegiate A Cappella Finals. Jesse Nager sang " Hard to Say I ' m Sorry. " which won him the Best Soloist award in the quarterfi- nals, semifinals, and finals. photo courtesy the Compulsive Lyres After singing on the Today Show, the Compul- sive Lyres beam over their victory. Kevin Morgan proudly held the trophy. photo courtesy the Compulsive Lyres Compulsive 230 MIC :HIL;ANENSIAN CONTEMPORARY A CAPPELLA By Randielle Humphries As a co-ed a cappella vocal ensemble, the Compulsive Lyres dedicated themselves to the performance and enjoyment of popular music. With its fifteen members, the Lyres perfonned at a multitude of events on the University ' s campus and across the country. This past fall, the group hosted the Michigan A Cappella Festival, a two-show production that featured nearly every one of the University ' s a cappella organizations. They also held a spring concert in conjunction with various a cappella ensembles from universities around the country. The Lyres performed at several events in the Ann Arbor community and opened for numerous a cappella concerts across the nation. During spring break, the vocal group traveled to other universi- ties for performances. Unlike other groups, the Compulsive Lyres were entirely student-run. The members took responsibility for arranging music; planning and financing tours, concerts, and CD production; and publi- cizing merchandise and shows. The group was also set apart based on its member composition. Compulsive Lyre Nathan Suh, an LSA student, stated, " We are a mix of music and non-music majors who love to per- form contemporary music. " After the Compulsive Lyres won the International Champion- ship of Collegiate A Cappella, the Regents passed a resolution in the fall of 2002 in the honor of the group ' s accomplishment. The ensemble also had a song selected for the 2002 Best of Collegiate A Cappella Album. On April 29, 2002, the Compulsive Lyres per- form on the Today Show. Kevin Morgan led the ensemble in U2 ' s " I Still Haven ' t Found What I ' m Looking For, " photo oourlesy the Compulsii ' t ' Lyres ORGANIZATIONS 23 1 ACTIVATING THE PSYCHE By Erica Chernick Not many student-run organizations on the University ' s campus could say that they sponsored activities that overlap three spheres of the vibrant campus life in Ann Arbor: academics, community service, and social events. The Undergraduate Psychological Society (UPS), however, made such a claim. UPS held academic, social, and community service events for its members. Social events usually manifested themselves in the form of member appreciation dinners. Academic oriented events were wide and varied, and in the past, included information sessions entitled " What to do with a BA in psychology " and psychology research, as well as clinical psychology guest speakers. Community service events involved participating in walks to raise money for various causes and volunteering in soup kitchens to feed the hungry and needy of Ann Arbor. UPS provided a wide array of services and sponsored many of the academic and social events that took place on campus; the organization provided support for undergraduates who were psychology majors, as well as an arena within which students got involved in psychology-related activities. According to 2001-2002 UPS President Courtney Bonam, the two underlying purposes of the Undergraduate Psychological Society were " to provide resources that will feed our members ' present interests in psychology and benefit them in their future careers and studies and to create community service opportunities that will benefit the community and allow our members to broaden their college (and life) experience. " Bonam noted that members are proud to be a part of UPS. " They know that they are participating in an organization that will help them further their interests in psychology, " she said. Bonam also pointed out a distinct characteristic of UPS: its vast diversity. " Because this interest [in psychol- ogy] is the only requirement to join, UPS is unique in that students with many different academic backgrounds are able to join, " Bonam remarked. " Our members are unified by their interest in psychology. " The Undergraduate Psychological Society coordinated activities that ran the gamut, from career and academic workshops to community service activities to social events. UPS hosted and funded such activities and information sessions as the Summer Opportunities in Psychology and Graduate School: How to Get There panels. The organization has also held movie viewings, organized scavenger hunts, and conducted basic needs drives, along with a slew of other activities. Member mass meetings afforded students the opportunity to put in their two cents about activities and services that they wanted to see UPS provide them with. There were customarily two to three events and activities planned each month; each committee within the organization planned at least one event each month. The Undergraduate Psychological Society hosted a number of events this year. UPS sponsored an " AIDS Walk For A Cure, " and the money raised from the event went to benefit The Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan (HFM), the HIV AIDS Resource Center (HARC), and the Midwest AIDS Prevention Project (MAPP). UPS also featured a guest lecturer, Adjunct Asso- ciate Professor, Dr. James Hansell who spoke to students about how his interest in clinical psychology developed as well as what skills students need, should they decide to pursue a career in clinical psychology. UPS hosted a Psychology Fair that gave students interested in psychology a chance to learn in greater depth about the extent of classes and resources that the University offers which cater to their academic interests. UPS also held an information session, an event that featured representatives from a number of fields, who informed students about the various factors that play into their decision as to how to prepare for gradu- ate school, how to get in, and ultimately how to decide where to go. Graduate students from several fields of psychology were present at the session to share their experiences, talk about how to get accepted into gra duate school and the application process. Although there was a strong academic component to UPS, its tradi- tion of community service should not go unnoticed. On October 26, the orga- nization held a Chili Cook Off on Elbel Field; proceeds went to Campfire USA, which gave scholarships to children to attend camp over the summer. During a board meeting, the Undergraduate Psycho- logical Socety conducts business. They discussed what activities would be held for the remainder of the year. K. Stoner photo 232 MlCHIGANENSIAN Front Row: Erin Ealba, Holly Nartker. Julie Kem. Laura Davies-Ludlow, Huma Zaidi Back Row: Bryan Kitahara, Hubert Park, P. Benjamin Meyer, Kevin Coole, A.J. Lytle L. Prowc photo Association From Row: Kelsey Morgan, Rochan Raichura, Rahul Sharma, Brandon Dier- sch, Michael Garcia Back Row: Sharad Mangalick, Miles Putnam, Jason , Jia En Teo. S. Thomas photo Investments ORGANIZATIONS 233 Front Row: Kelly Alexander. Amelia Deschamps. Alyssa Kalata, Stepha- nie Miller. Oanh Nguyen, Lesley Felster Row 2: Nkela Collins, AnneMane McEvoy, Amanda Barczyle, Courtney Bonam. Lindsay Murphy, Jessica Blose. Vanessa Vadual Row 3: Eltxabeth Mayers, Andrea Momson. Lindsay Jolley, David Krogh, Bethany Gorka, John Mecxner Back Row: Jonathan Flak, Brian Yeagei. Jonathan Bair, Natalia Kalaida. Gin Yum, Jeffrey Moher. K. Maker photo Undergraduate Women ' s Front Row: Casey Cohen, Laura Zusman, Stephanie Persin, Allison Gutwil- lig, Julie Maltzman Back Row: Daniel Shertok. Josh Chinsky, Elan Klein, Nathan Gonik. Gary Axelrod, K. Stoner photo Front Row: Michelle Adebayo. Claire McTaggarl, Karen Anderson. Jaclyn Fu, Jessie Simmons, Lindsay Shuller, Erin Stewart, Danielle Zwirn, Jes- sica Willhoft Row 2: Sandra Shargabian, Maggie Stilec, Mina Hong, Liza Baer-Kahn, Erica Hinz, Stephanie Betts, Alyson Gilbride. Jen O ' Brien. Haley Sawyer, Melissa Roach Back Row: Mary Ann Meltzer, Meghan Milford, Anna Rubin, Kate Finkenstaedt, Lauren Petrash, Kristin Donovan, Jane Friens, Elise Halaiian. Leslie Guidotti, John Sung, K. Mah 234 MlCHlOANENSIAN In early September. North Campus hosts Northfest. Similar to Festifall. Northfest helped to familiarize students with the various campus opportunities available to them. K. Maker phittu ORGANIZATIONS 235 The Michigan Editorial Front Row: Zac Peskonitz, Frank Payne, Rebecca Ramsey, Jason Roberts, An Paul, Aubrey Henretty, Ellen McGarrity. Shabina Khatri, Kylene Kiany Row 2: John Honkala, Tony Diny, Louie Meizlish. Jon Triest, C. Price Jones, Todd Weiser, Bob Hunt, Bonnie Kellman, Andrew Kaplan, Jordan Schrader, Mana Sbron, Carmen Johnson Back Row: J. Brady McCollough, Andrew McCor mack, Sean Daily. Scott Senlla, Joel Hoard, Gennaro Filice. J. Weiner photo. The Michigan Business From Row: Daniel Thai, Tina Chung. Amy Tan, Aisha Fandi Row 2: Neal Rothtuss. Jeff Valcck. Jennifer Kaczmarek. Laura Mussel Back Row: Chris Hinterrneister, Lindsey Scott. Caroline Habert. Jessica Prutchas. K. Maher photo. Daily wnters spend the afternoon hard at work Trying to overcome the midweek lull, reporters researched stories and confirmed sources, K. Schoich pholo Z3v MlCHlUANENSlAN At work in the Student Publications building. junior English and economics major, Anne Sause discusses advertising options with a client. Sell- ing ad space was an important job for members of the Daily business staff. K. Schoich photo EDITORIAL FREEDOM UNDER FIRE By Kara DeBoer As one of the most widely read controversial publications on campus, The Michigan Daily gained quite a reputation during 2002. In early October, former reporters and Michigan alumni found their newspaper alma mater embalmed in accusations of minority under- and misrepresentation in its daily pages. The Daily ' s front page boasted the headline " 112 years of edito- rial freedom. " The completely student-run publication had no faculty advisors and its writers received little pay. To be a part of the paper one needed no prerequisite experience or education; instead, any interested student needed only to visit the office on Maynard Street and ask an editor where to start. The 16-page publication had all the sections of a basic newspa- per: News, Opinion, Sports, Arts, and a weekly insert printed on Thurs- days, " Weekend " . If a writer stayed on staff for only a year, he or she could run in the editor elections for any section. As an editor, students had influence over what got published and what writers could or could not print. All voices could be heard in such an easily accessible arrange- ment; if students felt they were not represented, they could walk into the Daily and have it changed. But by November, over 100 student organizations had joined in boycotting the Daily. They felt that the Daily ' s coverage of minority groups, events, and issues was inadequate, and initially that the Daily staff would not listen to students ' concerns. The concerns centered around these issues: " the use of the term ' buckwheat ' in a racist manner in the Arts section, misidentification of faculty, administrators and guest speakers of color, a general lack of representation and coverage of minor- ity events, programs, and issues, the frequent misspelling of minority student names, " and " the application of stereotypes to manipulate the perception of minorities. " The boycotters also decided to " refuse to read, submit letters or viewpoints to, and respond to reporters ' requests for comments from the Michigan Daily, " according to the website for the Daily boycott. From inside the Daily, perspectives on the boycott and the paper in general varied. LSA senior Layla Merritt was a first-year reporter on sick leave when the boycott began. " For a while I wasn ' t working, and I was hesitant to come back (after the boycott). I can see why the boy- cotters have a problem with the paper. It is very conservative paper for a student paper. I would like to see more controversial issues covered...! wish the paper was more liberal, basically, " said Merritt. Younger reporters had a different view. " I like that the Daily has such a long history and that it is independent from administrators, " said Carmen Johnson, LSA sophomore and two-year Daily veteran. " 1 think any big institution will always come under fire eventually. The Daily just needs to keep improving. " Throughout the year several organizations made attempts to mollify the Daily ' s relationship with the student community. Instead of refusing to comment, thereby furthering the problem, groups such as the Muslim Students Association met with the staff in person. The Muslim Students Association gave the staff a thick packet of accurate information, contact names, and examples of past journalistic misrep- resentations to avoid in the future. Gradually, members of other groups opened up to the Daily as well, but the boycott remained strong. Never before had University students so vehemently insisted on their right to an authentic voice in their student newspaper. The boycott would have long-lasting influence on the Daily ' s editorial content, responsibility, and integrity. ORGANIZATIONS 237 Front Row: Melissa Rotkowski, Knsten Fidh, Kim Schaich Row 2: Lauren Rutledge, Meghan Christiansen. Chnssy Vettraino, Carly McEntee Back Row: Andrea Link. Katnna Deutsch. Melissa Manola, Randielle Humphries, Jessica Cooke. Mike Bolgar, Jennie Pulvin, Enca Margolius, Kathryn Torres. S. Tedjusukinutiu photo Michiga Editorial Front Row: Tanya Sit, Asia Gnffin Back Row: Lindsay Morris, Aaron Saito Rob McTear. S. Turdjasuknuma photo Michigan Business Michigan Writing Michiga Photo Front Row: Enc Rajala, Chelsea Anderson, Erica Chemick, Lauren Rutledge. Kara DeBoer, Han-Ching Lin. S. Tcdjusukmana photo Front Row: Knsten Stoner Row 2: Kale Maher, Chnstophe TeOjasukmana Yvette Granata Back Row: Stephanie Thomas, Jon Neff, Tosin ARinmusuru Lauren Proux, Knsten Matta. M. Christiansen photo 238 MlCHIGANENSIAN ie start of the year, the Ensian staff gathers picnic in order to welcome new members, bugh it rained and the planned softball game to be canceled, the staff enjoyed a scaven- flUTlt and food. M. Christiansen photo MAKING COLLEGE MEMORABLE By Lauren Rutledge Following in the footsteps of the 2002 Michiganensian, a finalist in the Columbia Scholastic Press Association ' s Gold Crown awards, the staff of the 2003 Michiganensian worked especially hard to continue its journalistic excellence as the University ' s official yearbook. Between six deadlines and over 400 pages, approximately 40 Ensian members set out to cover the University ' s greatest accomplishments and events of the year. As a student-run publication, the Ensian afforded loads of responsibility to its members. Between writing stories, shooting photos, laying out pages, selling books, entering caption names, and poring over proofs, it was some- times a wonder that the staff survived. They found, however, that all the hard work paid off. " Working for the Ensian turned out to be a ton more work and stress than 1 expected, " said freshman write r Chelsea Anderson, " but I ' ve met a ton of cool people and have been exposed to campus life in a way I would have missed out on if I hadn ' t taken advantage of this experience. " In addition to the around-the-clock work on the book itself, the Ensian also found many avenues for fun. One day in November was the " Ensian Fun-a-thon, " an extravaganza that consisted of advertising senior pictures followed by a dinner at Mongolian Barbeque and by an attempted painting of the Rock on Hill and Washtenaw. " It was great to be there with all the staff members, but our hopes were shattered by some engineering frats who beat us to the Rock with their paint. All that work and plan- ning down the drain, " said senior biology major and business manager Rob McTear. Other notable events were the annual holiday party and the Ensian Gala at the end of the year, as well as round after round of Bar Golf, a weekly pastime co-invented for the legal crowd by Aaron Saito, graduate student and senior portraits manager. In addition to the common goal of preparing one for a journal- ism or business major, the reasons for being on staff were as diverse as the CONTINUED ON PAGE 240 uing the holiday party at Christophe Tedjasuk- Bna ' s house, staft members enpy food, drink Td dancing. Party attendees also revealed their CCret Santas in the annual gift exchange. I. Christiansen photo In the midst of the Michigan-Michigan State football game festivities. Editor-in-Chief Meghan Christiansen and Business Manager Rob McTear show off Ensian publicity in the Detroit News and Free Press. J. Cooke photo ORGANIZATIONS 239 CONTINUED FROM PAGE 239 people involved. Several wacky photographers provided the Ensian with a sense of perspective and humor. " For me, the epitome of the Ensian atmosphere was encompassed in our photographer, Christophe Tedja- sukmana, when he felt so comfortable as to ' drop trou ' during the holi- day party, " said sophomore psychology major and assistant photo editor Lauren Proux. " It just doesn ' t get any better than a skinny dude dancing around in his boxer briefs to Hot in Herre. " Freshman photographer Jason Weiner said something similar about his mentor and idol, Tosin Akinmusuru. " Tosin is the best thing about the Ensian, " he explained. " Without him, photo meetings just wouldn ' t be the same. " The Ensian was able to capture the University ' s fondest memo- ries while creating just as many of its own. Some members found their best friends on staff, and would stay long past their office hours with no reason but just to be there. " The amazing thing about the Ensian is it joins people from diverse backgrounds and majors who all share the dorky goal of encapsulating an entire year in a 400-page book, " said junior business major and Special Events editor Erica Margolius. Senior English major and layout editor Chrissy Vettraino agreed. " The hard work really paid off, " she said. " Working those long hours for deadlines was tough, but it really brought us together. You never realize how much you love people until you want to kill them. " Many had a similar perspective. " Joining the Ensian was one of the best things I did, " claimed senior English major and production editor Carly McEntee. " I have had so much fun with all the crazy people on staff and have made some really good friends. Sometimes, it doesn ' t even feel like work. " As part of the Ensian Fun-a-thon, Randiel Humphries, Kristen Fidh, Lauren Rutledgj Chrissy Vettraino, Enca Margolius, and Carl McEntee stuff themserves with food from Moil golian BBQ, Staff members attempted to doj social gathering every few weeks. K. Stoner photo Taking control of the situation, Editor-in-Chief and LSA senior Meghan Christiansen contemplates her next executive move. During deadlines, Christiansen attempted to keep her composure as the whole staff tested her patience. T. Alinmusuru photo MlCHIGANENSIAN -Ww Senior editors Lauren Rutledge, Chnssy Vettramo, Meghan Christiansen, Carly McEntee and Kristen Rdh all pose for the camera at the annual holiday party. The holiday party was a time to get away from the office and have some fun with the whole staff. photo courtesy C. Vettroino Ensian staff members gather before the first football game of the year This gathering at the house of three staff members allowed for the old and new staff to get to know each other early in the year, photo courtesy M. Christiansen ORGANIZATIONS 241 LEARNING TO BE THE BEST By Carly McEntee The Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and Submission Wrestling club con- tinued with another season of success. The club included University students who either had a background in wrestling or just had a desire to learn the Jiu-jitsu techniques. Junior Glenn Hauk said of his decision to join the club, " Jiu-jitsu and Submission Wrestling were a natural transi- tion for me after wrestling in high school, not to mention the fact that it ' s a great way to stay in shape. The club here is a fantastic place to learn and practice because the instructors and members are all genuinely nice, helpful and skilled individuals. " Members could either take part in both Jiu-jitsu and Submission Wrestling or chose one of their liking. The club allowed members to have a place to practice, while learning new skills. They were also able to work with other students who pos- sessed the same interest in Jiu-jitsu and Submission Wrestling. The club gave the members an opportunity to take part in competitions against people from other areas. The club was run by president Matt Jubera. He took charge of all the logistical issues in order to allow the club to run smoothly. He also gained help from Vice-President Jason May, who assisted Jubera in the running of the club. All of the competitions were organized by Competition Team Captain Hauk. Hauk ' s job consisted of finding competitions for the team to participate in and making all of the travel arrangements. His job also included running specific practices for the competition team to get ready for each competition. The team met on a weekly basis in order to practice and work on new moves. On Tuesday evenings the team practiced Brazilian Jiu- jitsu. Rodrigo Nunes was the coach who helped them with Jiu-jitsu. On Thursdays they practiced Submission Wrestling under the coaching of Quincy Rice. On Friday evenings team members were given the oppor- tunity to come to open mat, where they could practice old moves and moves they had learned during the week. Members consisted of current Team member, Matt Rando Chandon looks towards the crowd after finishing at take down. The team performed well at the Tourna- ment in Southfeld photo courtesy Q. Hauk University students along with some alumni. The club decided that they wanted to assist women in learn- ing self-defense. They felt Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and Submission Wrestling techniques would be useful to anyone no matter how big and strong they were. Every Friday evening the members helped to run Self- Defense for Women. This program was led by instructor Jason Clarke. He taught the women how to be safe and also how to escape when being attacked. The moves taught in these clinics focused on leverage and technique in order to make it work for a woman against any size man. The team worked hard to do well as a whole and individually in competition. The competition team took part in the Metropolitan Submission Wrestling Championships. Two of the members, May and RJ Williams, received first place, while Hauk finished in third. Another competition included the Canadian-American Bra- zilian Jiu-jitsu Championships. At this competition Hauk received first in his weight division and second place overall. Team members Francis Garcia and Matt Rando both finished in third place at the event. The team also showed well at the Relson Gracie U.S. Nationals. Jubera and Rob Linn both took first place. The club not only provided members with a place to practice their skills, but it also gave them a place to meet new people. The team members would meet after practices to watch tapes of their competi- tions and other competitions to learn new moves and techniques. They also threw a few parties during the year to give the members an oppor- tunity to get to know one another and hang-out with each other away from the mats. The club combined hard work and fun to make Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and Submission Wrestling a success. Jubera said of being a part of the club, " I do jiu-jitsu to relax, get a workout. Competition is just a way to beat someone ' s ass in a controlled environment. " 242 MlCHIGANENSIAN I ront Ro : . ; ; :iel Bunda, Matt Rando-Chanon, Deepak Reddy, Glenn Hauk. Quincy Rice Row 2: Oliver Stauffer, Aaron Ng, Matt Jubera, Rob Linn. Rodngo Nunes, Jason May, Aazaz Haq Back Row: Hermann McEnhifl, Andrew Marcus, Bo Winegamer C. McEntee photo Jiu-jitsu Wrestling Junior Team Competition Captain Glenn Hauk attempts a key lock. Different moves were used in specific situations m an attempt to foil their competitors photo courtesy Q. Hauk Matt Jubera, Evan Locey, R.J. Williams and Matt Rando Chandon get ready for a road trip. The team traveled to many different towns to compete in competitions. photo fourtesr Q. Hauk After competing in Toronto, the team takes time to pose with Sytvio Bhering. The team usually met well known Jiu-Jitsu competitors Oi the road, photo courtesy Q. Hauk ORGANIZATIONS 243 HEADLINING HUMOR By Eric Rajala and Lauren Rutledge Since 1909, the Gargoyle magazine was a humorous student publication at the University. Published twice a semester, the magazine was a reliable source of entertainment. The subject matter of the jokes ranged from local to secular, with specific University puns included among social and political parodies. Stories appeared in article form, similar to a traditional magazine layout. Sections included topics like science, with such subheadings as " research news " and " wizards. " This contrast was an illustration of the variety in material; staff members contributed their writing, drawing, and publishing skills to the maga- zine. The publication relied on advertising revenue and was available to students free of charge. Subscriptions to the Gargoyle were also avail- able, allowing off-campus alumni to continue enjoying this comical Uni- versity mainstay. Additionally, the Gargoyle website offered a healthy portion of sample humor. Mirroring the interface of the homepage of internet giant Yahoo, the Gargoyle website showcased its contents and invited visitors to interact with the staff via email or in person. The modest-sized group of Gargoyle staff members was headed by senior LSA student Steve Jarczak, the editor in chief. Contributions were welcome from all University students, as the magazine continued its standing practice of eagerly receiving any aspiring applicants. The place where it all came together was in the office on the first floor of the Student Publications Building. The mission statement relayed the perpetual vision of the mag- azine: " We mock, joke, spoof, create, undermine, satirize, pun, speak out, ridicule, cross some lines and blur others. We are never cowed, hesitant or unwilling to push the envelope. We exist to entertain and educate using the comedic. Simply put, we bring a fine tradition of humor to the University of Michigan. " Junicx English major Kieth Roshangar, Junior aerospace engineer major Shu-Fu Chen. and Junior English major Matt Weston relax during a Monday night meeting. Gargoyle members searched for inspiration through musical expression. Y. Qrmiala photo Junior English major Kieth Roshangar demonstrates the other side of the wiling process; gathering information. Time in the office provided an atmosphere in which to do this. Y. Qranata photo 244 MI HIGANENSIAN Shu-Fu Chen, Mike Mannino, Dr Forrester, Kieth Roshangar, Too Big. Y. ( ft unulu photo Gargoyle Magazine Sophomore film and video major Mike Man- nine displays his hard work with stacks of the most recent editions of the Gargoyle, The magazine is printed and ready for distribution. Y. Qranata photo ORGANIZATIONS 245 Bargolf participants Rob McClay. Simon Lee. Dan Harrington, Aaron Saito, and Peter Gilmartin shoot for par with a night out at the bar. Ashley ' s remained a usual Bargolf hang-out because of its variety of beers photo courtesy A. Saito Janette William and Jynifer Warren participate in Bargolf with the team name " The Black Rack. " AJf teams were listed on the back of the Michigan Bargolf tee shirts printed especially foe the mem- bers of the competition. photo courtesy K. Schriever Dan Horowitz and Dana Holcman of " Matzah Mayhem " show off their golf gear while at the bar. Bargolf participants had to sport golf-related items; otherwise, the night-out would not count towards their SCOre photo courtesy K. Schriever Z46 MlCHIGANENSlAN SHOOTING FOR PAR In its second year, Bargolf soared from just 48 members to over 130. First year graduate student Aaron Saito founded this club during his senior year at Michigan, hoping to make bar-going a little more interesting, along with giving students a reason to venture out to the bar on cold Michigan nights. Saito explained his theory behind Bargolf: " Bargolf was created to get seniors out during their last semester. It pro- vided a means to bring people together and have fun. ..Bargolf is in its second year and I really hope that the tradition continues long after I have left this University. I hope this becomes a campus tradition since the police and University have destroyed the Naked Mile, and outsiders have tainted Hash Bash. The University needs a tradition and I think Bargolf is it. " Not only did it give students another reason to go to the bar, but it also provided a way for people to get to know each other. Sociol- ogy senior Dana Holcman said of the experience, " Since I joined the Bargolf frenzy, not only have I been more social, but have met a lot of new people along the way! " Members of Bargolf split up into teams of two sporting a variety of different team names. Some of the team names included the Silver Bullets, Foreplay, Saucy Mommas, Sexy C ' s and Feathers Afire. Each week from Sunday to Saturday counted as one hole. Every night a team member went to the bar counted as a point for the team. If both mem- bers of the team went to the bar every night of the week, they were rewarded with a hole in one. Par consisted of six nights between part- ners. Each point over became a birdie or an eagle. Anything less than six By Carly McEntee nights was known as a bogey. The Bargolf season kicked off on Super Bowl Sunday with a get-to-know-each-other party where all the participants met at a mem- bers ' house, and then everyone proceeded to Rick ' s. All Bargolf mem- bers were expected to carry a golf-related item whenever they went to the bars. Some people choose to take tees, golf balls and golf socks. One person even attempted to bring in golf clubs, but was turned away from the bar because the golf clubs were considered weapons. Even though Bargolf appeared to be fun, it did require a lot of dedication and work. Participants had to balance homework with nights out at the bar, along with the financial burden it caused. Senior business major Joe Wagner said, " Bargolf is more exhausting than walking 18 holes. ..and well worth it. " St. Patrick ' s Day allowed for a Bargolf Extravaganza. The day consisted of participants going to as many bars as possible, and having to drink a shot or beer at every bar. The teams that survived to go to nine bars received a hole in one for the event. Even though St. Patrick ' s Day fell on a Monday it did not keep students from skipping classes and going out to the bar. The winners received a green golf jacket reminiscent of the jacket given at the Masters. The team who achieved the most holes in one were also rewarded with prizes at the end. Bargolf kept expanding as the leaders looked for sponsorship and created a website to update with pictures and scores. The ultimate purpose of Bargolf remained bringing students together socially. With matching golfbail bracelets. Kim Schnever and Sarah Schreiber. a.k.a. " Kimsar.com, " spend a chilly winter night in the comfort of a campus bar. Schnever acted as the " commissioner " for Bargolf by collecting and tallying the scores for each team every week. | hoti courtesy K. Schriever ORGANIZATIONS 247 The Dicks and Janes harmonize together in competition. American Idol: A Cappella Style was the largest ensemble of a cappella groups on the University ' s campus. S. Tedjosukmana photo Members ot Element One perform dunng the show ' s intermission. The crowd enjoyed the group ' s break-dancing skills. S. Tediasukinana photo 248 MIC: :HIGANENSIAN CONCERT FOR A CAUSE By Randielle Humphries Stemming from a previous a cappella event sponsored by Circle K, American Idol: A Cappella Style took the stage for the first time. With a new name and theme, the event was an all-out success. The planning for the concert began in early fall. The event committee searched for University ensembles and an out-of-state group, started publicizing across campus and the community, and booked the auditorium. They also collected donations from local restaurants and organizations for prize money for the winning a cappella group and raised funds within the community. The committee managed to receive sponsorship and funding from Circle K, LSA-student government, Arts at Michigan, and various resident hall councils. The night included performances from six reputable a cappella ensembles: Amazin ' Blue, Dicks and Janes, Gmen, Sopranos, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Madhatters, and Pioneer High School ' s all female group, Harmony. During intermission, the crowd enjoyed a performance by break-dancers from Element One. Event planner Courtney Istre, a member of the Sopranos and an LSA student, exclaimed, " The Masters of Ceremonies, Matt George, from the Gmen, and Andy Roberts, pro- vided a very humorous dialogue throughout the concert that kept the audience entertained. " Members of the sponsorship organizations also spoke. At the end of the evening, about 700 people looked on as the winners were awarded prizes. The proceeds from the concert benefited the Washtenaw Camp Placement Association, which provided low-income, high-risk elementary and high school students with the opportunity to attend summer camps for two weeks. Ticket sales raised over $5,500, whi ch provided 110 days of summer camp. American Idol: A Cappella Styk was a success because of the dedication, hard work, and generos- ity of its volunteers. Istre stated, " This event is one of the only, if not the only, a cappella benefit concert this school year, especially of its size. That in combination with the American Idol theme led to a unique and creative event. It ' s another opportunity to bring together various organizations, plus all the money went to a great cause. " Early in the show, a member from one of the participating a cappella ensembles sings a solo part. The combination of work put into planning, publicity, and the perfomance itself brought in enough money to send children to summer camp for 1 1 days. S. Tedjosukmana photo ORGANIZATIONS 249 Housing BY MELISSA MARIOLA AND MELISSA PLOTKOWSKI K. Mahf r photo 250 MlCHIUANENSlAN M. Christiansen f hoto en and women of all backgrounds and fields of study came together to live within the University ' s residence halls, Providing most of a student ' s necessities, they served as a caring and motivational environment for a successful academic year. From great food and clean bathrooms to exciting hall activities, residence halls were a place where students could find themselves at the University. HOUSING 251 Relaxing after a long day of classes, a student takes time to play his guitar. Music was just one way students spent their down time. L. Promt photo 252 MlCHlGANENSlAN Uoyd 1st Angell Front Row: Holly Hagen, Erica LaVire. Luming Feng, Divya Awai Back Row: Ashley Penn, Jean Arbaugh. Veronica Basch. Eun Hye Kim. J. Weiner photo Lloyd 3rd Angell - Front Row: Mendith Garfunkel, Jenna Kandel, Dana Weinstein, Keesha Pulse, Lauren Giaranniello, Kaellen Weld-Wallis Row 2: Erin O ' Dell, Undsey Fediuk. Kristen Rzeszutek. Haytey Diamond, Meghan Nisch, Rebecca Mark, llaba Bareket, Allison Lasky Back Row: Katharina BocWi, Erica Rabinowistz, Jessica Levey, Lisa Grven, Lindsey Mossman, Gena Simon. ]. Weiner photo Uoyd 5th Angell - Front Row: Alexis Dauber, Cindy Upper, Maggie Fogel. Kelly Strauss, Leah Bottone. Gillian Goldberg, Holly Haffner, Mara Block Row 2: Caroline Miller. Undsey Schostak, Jessica Robins, Jess Ferterr, Kate Rosenberg, Stephanie Persin, Jamie Rosman, Liza Baer-Kahn, Gilly Voticky Back Row: Heather Vogt, Andrea Vought, Rebecca Blinder, Lindsey Ford, Robin Ro ' sebloom, Michelle Feldman, Kara Lemberger, Julia Scinto. M. Foil-child photo Alice Lloyd Lloyd 2nd Angell Front Row: Adam Breye, Matt Macer, Philip Nash, Tim Lee, Tehmasp Chaudn. Andrew Seaton Row 2: Andrew Jovanovski, Steven El Aile, Eddie Muransky, Jon Ewing, Karan Sud. Chns Lord, Mchael Sun, Tim Donovan, Matt Memweather Row 3: Alejandro Aguilar, Jonathan Ho, Brett Milford Back Row: C. Sebastian AJvarado, Tom Baiter, Andrew Vandererck- hove, Stephen Lud, Christopher Clark, Troy Mcinalry, Troy Huetteman, Enc Chan. M. Foil-child " photo Lloyd 4th Angell - Front Row: Danny Matz, Brandon U Xuelun, Peter Cooley, Zach Sklaver, Adam Greenburg, Hillary Goldi Row 2: Lauren Kottier, Gayle Effron, Lynsey Fruchter. Krystle Etri, David Resnick. Sarah Williams. Stephanie Adler. Daniel Rosenbkem Back Row: Michael Cohn, Luis Gonza- lez, Jeff Griggs. Josh IJebling, Jesse Levine, Matthew Cohen, Colin Edelman, Alex Zyman. M. Foil-child photo Lloyd 6th Angell - Front Row: Enc Piazza. Carol Moser, Sudhaunshu Kulkami, Lisa Wolters, Rishabh Jhunjhunwala, Jason Ostron Row 2: Rachel Ortowski, Julie Ferris. Todd Halonen, Sara Seamans, Usa Gilbertson, Stefania Gismondi, Rachel Gunther, Timothy Duren Back Row: Gary Un, Lisa Mar- sano, Christine Van Sweden, Craig Cooper, Anne Cassard. Jessica Simoni. Jennifer King }. Weiner photo HOUSING 253 Alice Lloyd Lloyd 2nd 3rd Klein - Front Row: Yavu z Yildirim, Zachary Weiss, Michael Weiss, Aryeh Derman, Andrew Bonnington, Joel Arifin, Jonathon Ming Kin Kwong Row 2: Matthew Smith, Michael Caplan, Jeff Hirshburg. Daniel Kirsch, Danny Lambouths II, Daniel Chihwun Kim, Amar Daswani Back Row: Jeff Rapp, Gregory Fine, Ian Gross. Ryan Satousky, Matthew Licavoli. Jeff Malach, Bharat Rao, Jed Shein, M. Foil-child photo Lloyd 6th Klein - Front Row: Dave Smith, Elissa Kanek, Joanna Geller, Amanda Bush. Sarah Beming, Lori Kindschy. Michael Schallman. Ryan Van- Tassel Row 2: Ol Chuig, Destiny Vasicek, Becky Hamer, Philip Lipka, Aaron Eleby Back Row: Chns Wen. Brett Weinberg, Eric Hulls, Bryan Hayden, Eric Zorza. Mike Amez, Keith Szymanski, Harold Fogel, Andres Quijano. K. Fidh photo Lloyd 4th Palmer - Front Row: Shefahi Saxena, Holly Narther, Tae-Kung Kim. Katie Rasland. Mane Wolfe, Jill Harrod Row 2: Yeny Estrada. Bo Mee Chu. Alexandra Spear, Julia Verheecke, Lmdsey Sclaroff, Lauren Fields Row 3: Andrei Carriilo, Eddie Garcia. Krishan Payel, Michael Rudin. Shira Dickstein, mily Knpitz, Arielle Hodan. Shelby Litke Row 4: Jonathon Gotfned. Pat Meehan. Devesh Senar ' Back Row: Jared Belson, Deepak MeNvani. David Weston }. Werner photo Lloyd 4th Klein - Front Row: Gayatn Mullapudi, Sara Maier, Jessica Paci- fico. LaTasha Thompson. Michelle Ruggirello. Tabriela D ' Jaen Row 2: Jenna Schweitzer. Chole Leeson, Jennifer Katz, Elyse Wachsman. Lauren Kessler, Hayley Busell Row 3: Helena Simpson. David Ohrin, Sara Estrin, Randi Jaffa. Lauren Dritz, Sarah DeFrain. Kerry Ederer, Lisa Gluck Row 4: Jeffrey Wing, Zachary Colman, Jeremy Anlar Back Row: John Ho, Catly Redstone, Joanne Kantor. Michael Carmona. J. Weiner photo Lloyd 3rd Palmer - Front Row: Umar Hasan, Saurabh Goel, Gangandip Singh. Shaurya Sehgal Row 2: David Zarkin, Evan Steinberg, Gregory Sher- man, Eric Sivin, Sohail Choksy. William Schaeffer, Jason Weiner Back Row: Neal Cohen, Solomon Adelsky, Daniel Friedman, Andrew Bielak. Albert Lim, Abid Poonawalla. Robbie Jaffe, Karan Seth, Ravi Ramchandani, Justin LaiJai. K. Fidh photo 254 MlCHIGANENSIAN Lloyd 5th Palmer - Front Row: Patrick Ford, Danielle Aronstam. Max Hortz, Natasha Bemey, Melissa Reaume Row 2: Jennifer Yee, Emily Rosen, Emily Feld, Rohan Ma, Daniel Gorouets Row 3: Aleksandr Kotsubey, Dave Smith, Michael Hess. Gabnelle Strasfoger. Emily Lehman. Danielle Superstine. Jessica Harold, Ashley Diamond Row 4: Kim-Anh Luu. Manlya Chubarova. Wyssa Kapner. Erica Grand. Sarah Herard Back Row: Jeremy Lopez, Spen- cer Dowdall, Erin Stewart, Jason Wexler J. Weiner photo With a marker in hand, a student circles pos- sible apartments or houses for the next year. Because leasing usually began in October, students had to make housing decisions early. L. Prolix photo s - V the apartment SEARCH By Jennifer C. Lee " One month into the school year and the famous house or apartment hunt began. For me, finding housing consisted of mixing hassle and exhilaration all into one, " said junior economics major Kate Riley. That seemed to he the consensus among students at the University: finding housing was either a problem or relief waiting to happen. After one month of settling into their new lives as freshmen, students were forced to make decisions about housing for the next year. " The problem was that you did not know anybody well enough to gauge whether you could live with them or not in a house, therefore I choose the easiest route, to live in dorms again, " said sophomore psychology major Stephon Proc- tors. But for some upperclassmen, finding housing was very exciting. OlDtlOIlS " Finding a house was stressful, but completely enthralling. 1 just got so excited thinking I was going to be living in my own house next year, " said senior English major Elizabeth Mannek. " The trick was to weigh the pros and cons of the situation and try to make the best possible choice for yourself and your happiness, " said Proctors. The obvious pros of liv- ing in a house after freshman year was the thrill of not having to live in dorms, no resident advisor, no coin-operated laun- dry, and most importantly, no dormitory food. Yet, the thrill of living in a house was downplayed by the cons, such as utili- ties, higher rent, noise violations, and worst of all unpleasant house mate relations. " There would be wars at our house at certain times because of chore lists, paying rent on time, etc. Yet I know that 1 could never live in dorms again because the freedom of a house is far superior, " said Mannek. Housing at the University was a responsibility that could not be taken lightly. Serious issues were at stake when forced to make these decisions early on in the school year. The question remained: should you go for ease or excite- ment? Students choose between housing HOUSING 2,55 Alice L Uoyd 6th Palmer - Front Row: Jordan Acker, Sarah Erwn, Sarah Fran- cisco, Melinda DeSantis, Andy Tsai, Anil Aswani Row 2: Manish Kapadia, Thomas Ambrose, Magan Fellows. Hannah Urban, Brian Kollus Row 3: LJsa Lu. Jeremy Vosko, DeeDee Kurtz, Jessica Witte, Elizabeth Mekaru, Marcial Lapp Back Row: Erin Dronen, David Samlin, Tngibjorg McEnhill, Matt Cut- titla, Aaron Green, Amu! Sathe. Michael Cheser, Craig Smuda. Justin Yorke. K. FuUi photo Uoyd 3rd Hinsdale Front Row: Sarah Eber, Natalie Barber, Rebecca Murow, Jamie Solomon. Rachel Redmond Back Row: Melissa Fuld, Stepha- nie Wyse, Rachel Auster, Lauren Hogan. Sarah Nichols. Stacy Oswald, Chris- tol Hutchins. Ashley Starrs. J. Weiner photo Uoyd 5th Hinsdale Front Row: Andy Gallerstein, Isabel Moreno, Kevin Brady Row 2: Bradety Brodie. Allison Seines, Oma Gafni. Allison Hollander, Tera Greenberg. Lauren Worsek. Caria McAfee, Jordan Kaufman Row 3: Jeffrey Gurwin, En-% Garrisi. Alyssa Miller. Marisa Schall, Lauren Kantor, Rebecca Tobin, Undsey Butter, Kimberly Kouares, Jennifer Aurbach, Jamie Presberg Back Row: Samuel Wedes, Julio Rodriguez. Patrick Bowles, Alex Leb, Tony Lambos, Zac Shapiro, Daniel Hertz, Ross Albert, Philip Silverman, Jessica Levey. J. Wuiner photo Lloyd 3rd Hinsdale - Front Row: Christine Kim, Stefanie Cherin, Vanessa Dunbp. Marisa Kowalsky, Marissa Ross Back Row: Erica Chemick, Shan- non Phillips, Kira Donnell, Brenda Braga, Pooja Gupta, Mia di Tommaso, Shilpa Maruar, Lauren Emden, Allison Brown. Alana Frankfort, Jaime Ordower. J. Weiner photo Lloyd 4th Hinsdale - Front Row: Jessica Petrus, Mia Browne, Ian Cohen, Undsey Taub, Shelby Knaufman, Anna Grinshpun, Susan Doty, Michael Ambrose, Cardies McWnte Row 2: Svetlana Kanayeva. Stacy Rones. Michelle Emery. Brett Lavery, Scott Sussman, Catherine Rosen, Adam Simon. Mike Zimmerman, Lee Horowitz, Hye-Young Park, Megan Ferkel Back Row: Hamkda Bhagirathy, Nicole Falkauff, Jodi Kirscn, Alexis Romanoff, liana Dwonn, Jon Pargament, Jon Anderson. Ruby Robinson, Jon Herrity. K. FuUi photo Uoyd 6th Hinsdale - Front Row: Abraun Mendal, William Nham, LJndsey Olson, Amanda Ludwa, Amy Goyeau Row 2: Vanessa Gross, Joesph Lytle- Holme s, Stephanie Huang, Blake Britten Back Row: James Shannon, Alex Chovance. Hugh Ra. Alma Davila Toro. J. Weiner photo MlCHIGANENSIAN Shooting the ball, a group of students play a game of basketball outside of South Quad. The court was a convenient and healthy alter- native to passing time in the dorm room. L. PTOUX photo to HOUSING 257 Opinions varied about computing preferences computer CHOICES By Melissa Plotkowski Through the summer, students had to make a decision: whether to bring a computer to school or not. Many students opted to bring their own computer. For these students, another choice was at hand, a desktop or a laptop. For Jennie Clifford, freshman engineering major, " I chose a desktop because I do not need to bring a laptop to class like some other majors. I ' m also afraid that I would lose it or it would get stolen. " The thought of losing a laptop crossed the minds of many students who chose to buy their own computer. On the other hand, Stefania Gismondi, freshman LSA student, said, " I bought a laptop because it ' s easy for me to bring it wherever I need to use it. My room always has people in it, so I like to take my laptop to the lounge and type all my papers there. It ' s very convenient for me. " Of course, there were always other options. One of these options was to use one of the many computing sites on campus. For students without a computer, this was one of the only ways to type papers and to check e-mail. Each residence on campus had a computing site for its residents. " I did not have an option to use the computer lab. My computer was sent to me with a crack in the screen and the company has not sent me a new computer yet. I do not mind anymore having to use the lab because 1 really do not have to deal with too many printing problems, " said La ' Sheanma Lumpkin, freshman LSA student. One of the most frequently used labs was the Fish Bowl in Angell Hall. Throughout the years here at the University, all students ran into times when a computer or printer was desperately needed to finish that one paper or get that one homework assignment turned in. For now, the choice of computers was limited to laptops, desktops or computing sites. 258 MlCHlGANENSIAN . . . . 41 . . I .. . . . . . f Clicking away on his computer, Richie Jam, engineering sophomore, uses a desktop in his dorm room. Whatever the choice, laptops, desktops, and computer sites were necessary on campus for academic success. JL. Proux f hoto Alice Lloyd Baits Lloyd 6th Hinsdale - Front Row: Mary Rodzik, Tricia Bass, Regina Yang, Christine Quan. Will Ross Row 2: Jessica Keys, Katie Margeson, Lynne Prze- klas, Brad Baron, Vinay Yakkundi Back Row: Elisa Solomon, Jason Smith, Mike Lawrenchuk, Mike Taptich, Leon Gawuga. }. Weiner photo Baits Coman - Front Row: Kristina Nunn, Temperance Bonner, Julie Cho, Reena Shukla, Alaina Lovera, Bethany Anderson Back Row: Ashley Milne, Trevor Epps, Jeanette Anesi, Mark Hansford, Sean Christopherson. T. Alun- musuru photo Baits Smith - Front Row: Christen Flack, Pacha Mongkolwongrojn, Michelle Sanchez. Jaqueline Gamache. Laura Tedesco, Nicole Moundros, Tim Everhardt, Donald Miton. Michael Martin, Michael Dunsky, Vashist Vasan- thakumar, Robert Buckstatf Row 2: Evan Pollack, Hilary Melendez, Kathenne Cornish.Whitney Meredith, Kathenne Dungan, Caitlin Krembs, Adrian Gross, Amalia Rocha, Whitney Wiest, Nicole Heins, Christina Piontkowsky, Mohd Hisham Md Isa, Verona Hampton Row 3: Joshua Lucero, Ki Yong Keum, Dawd Masselink, Rachel Leifer. Lucas Monahan, Kevin Gebo, David Rapoff, Anne Ryder, Candance Jackson, Rebecca Barasky, Rachel Frondorf, Ran- dolph Wan. Jason Martin Back Row: James Tallon. Arthur James, Reginald Catton, David Risley, Michael Minuth, Wut Suthirachartkul, Ryan Carlson, ' Jared Williams, Nick Mambray. Enc Chisholm. Kelly Singleton. Brandon Arren- dondo, Juzer Husaini, Kevin Irrer, Jesus Calderon, Thomas Chen, Michael Santo, Muammer Cider. T. Afemmusun photo Baits tee - Front Row: Krystal Baggs, Miyako Kuwahara, Sessey Lynch, Jin Wu, Stephanie Stockdale. Lindsey Micheel, Brandee Clark. Bethany Cencer, Ingrid Wu Back Row: James Ng, Dean Anderson. Steven Seyler, Wee Hong Wong, Nathan Comstock, Siu Chung Cheung, Khempanth So. T. Afunmusuru photo Baits Thieme - Front Row: Mike Lent. Margaret Jensen, Came Magin, Cara Mon- terosso, Jennifer Woys, Christopher Webster, Elizabeth Howard, Sara DeLano Row 2: Jeffrey Zuber, Zac Nagei, Eileen Denz, Laura Mittendorf, Sara Emerson, Raphael Sheffield, Abbey Robinson, Robert Precht, Tucker Berckman. Kelly Chapman Back Row: Patrick Myers, Andrew Johnson, Randall Clark, Daniel Minnich. Michael Kicey. Michael Lutkus. Cory Patrick, Filip Fracz. Jarrod Robertson, Theo VanDam, Uzoma Anyanetu, Alexandra Jones, Kristina Korosi T. AWnmusuru photo . V Baits Parker Front Row: Hyan Sheffield, Dean Broda, Anish Gupta, Nur Adibah Aiwa Abd Wahab. Dave Smith, Amy Kim, Franny Bechek. Lauren Whitehead. Seema Jeswani, Blaire Davis, Stephanie Nicholas, Sara Good- man. Seema Singh, Michele Sarto. Omar Abubakari. Marcus Jones Row 2: Meredith Swartz, Kien Yue Kuo, Tiffani Commander, Sarah Williams, Diana Cheuvil, Lishen Gho, Jeannie Kao. Jessica Willhoft. Kristin Cooke. Nichele Marks, Brennen Willobee, Marizel DeLaTorre, Kenann Feeney. Asheem Khondker. Cnstina Mezuk, Dawd Tinsley Row 3: Aekam Barot, Andre West- brook, Aaron Remolona, Sean Cranford, Brian Carrero, Patel Homken, Julie Zachwieja, Lindsay Theoret, Katherine McGee. Bergm Fisniku, Rohit Kakar, Leasa Brown, Aenen Kloske, Josh Schoor, Kristen Sagne, Suzanne Brown, Muammer Cider, Stacie Perez. John Bnssette, Mahesh Padmanaban Back Row: Edward Courtney. Carson Berish, Zac Cauchy, Joesph Day, Dorian Simmons, Patrick Coletta, Ban Hemason, Dan Karas, Alex Sin. Raymond Tan, Ervin Hearn, Matt Buxton, Charies Lynam T. Alcinmusuru photo HOUSING 259 After discovering that the first vacuum she brought to her room was broken, sophomore Marlowe Marsh cteans her room with the second vacuum she had to lug across the West Quad courtyard. New responsibilities that freshmen came across when they came to college included keeping dorm rooms Clean. L. Prom photo MMM MMMMMM H HHH ' 260 MlCHIGANENSIAN Baits Couzens Baits Conger - Front Row: Alberto Apanzuo. Steve Cao), Rosalyn Maben, Jennifer Parish, Ayanna McKinnon. Alison Aldnch. Janel Crite. Encka Sailor Row 2: Danny Knaggs, Timothy King, Michael Yeoh, Tin Chak Yu, Dawn Chan, Khalid Arabo, Shaili Shah, Tiffany Walsh, Lauryn Hale, Wadia Sancho Back Row: Anel Johnson, Eugene Wong, Benjamin Teply, Byung Min, Cyn- thia Lai, Tom Liu, Jaka Hardiwinangun, Jarrod McLachlan, Ah Kutman, Alex Noppe, Cyril Cordon T. Aldnmusuru photo Baits Eaton - Front Row: Irene Hahn, Jennifer Vicente, Rebecca Coate, Martha Sist, Joel Murray, Leslie Waddell Row 2: Ahleah Tagai. Karrie Kranz, Brandon Shaw, Erica Howard, Laura Haddad, Wesley Kwong, Ben Lafraine, Zeb Acutf Back Row: Tbbey Miller, Ernesto Gouzalez, Joe Dougherty, Thomas Buck, Erin league. Michael Tbth T. Alcinmusuru photo Baits Stanley - Front Row: Nattavut Napaporn, Robin D ' Souza, Nor Afzan Aziz, Teh Zawani Azizul Fata. Leslie Brumm, Courtney Doyle, Jessie Brown, Kate Fernandez, Kristen Fosdick, Jessica Oberholtzer, Jamie Eldrett, Suzanne Week, Aulinan Teng, Michelle Lin Row 2: Bunpot Sinnutsomboon. Samih Zaman, Edward Lui, Lee Jia Jian. Art Tyson, Cesor Tupica, Sydney Simpson, Megha Jain. Jighnesa Patel, Komal Patel. Ashley Frank, Rachel Walters, Chinwe Nwoso, Esther Aizenberg. Tess McEnulty, Catherine Gee. Ahmad Aborazak. Benjamin Hleyn, Kurt Yue, Lakethshia White Row 3: Wei-Chen Lai, William Quo. Dennis Lu, Dumrong Mainang. Greg Kim. Kanm Kabil. Brandon Blum, Stanley Shea. Rachel Brandwein, Katie Herrmann, Megan Anson, Kathenne Kieckhafer, Samantha Jarema, Bruce Kung, Adriana Neal, Lauren Lahtero, Ryan Shaw, Michael Ng Chien Han, Thangaver Kumar. Michael Goe Back Row: Ross Maddox, Dana Dougherty. Ramone Reese, Pongsakom Sommai. Joseph Cheng, Gary Priest, Ron Leyder Patrick Carlson. Michael Swain, Victor Szabo, Ronald Jackson, Rachel Thomas, Justin Shu, Melvm Valencia T. Alcmmuswru photo Couzens 1st Floor - Front Row: Dustin Crawford. Bryan Adams, Dmitiri Nguyen, Rybae Paille. Jeremy Wilkins, David Golbahar, Dante lanni Row 2: Ryan Welch, Mustafa Khawaja. Mike Kennedy, Nicholas Marsh, Jason Knaggs, Ryan Cramer, Michael Kan Back Row: Jameson Mills, David Walton, Joe Schreurs. Matt Cheesebro. John Zhang. Nathan Hoste, Jordan Armstrong, James Hambey. P. Rovani photo Couzens 3rd Floor - Front Row: Arianne Liepa, Jessica Bernstein, Alison Gillette. Meghann Strieker, Megan Maciasz, Angela Zerbonia, Gunjan Narwani Row 2: Hollyn Phillips, Shiao-Chin Shih, Treda Yawson, Courtney Meyer, Kristen Channel!, Adnane Riesser Row 3: Jennifer Misthal. Lauren Rice, Christen Johnsor Back Row: Tania Brown, Megan Halmo. Andrew Felricamp, Krishna Rangarajan, Ghassan Killu, Kala O ' Dell, Ashley Nowak. P. RufUni photo Couzens 3rd Floor - Front Row: Mollie Mobley, Pei Yi Lei. Brittany Savage, Elisabeth Sann, Rebecca Jacobs. Orly Coblens Row 2: Rachel RoPbins, Nisreen Mesiwala. Enn Ledger. Jennifer Reed, Sunitha Malipatj, Deborah Slosberg, Victoria Edwards, Marisha Stefanko, Samantha Soto, Chelsea Townsend. Kelly Kugle, Rachael Kilboum, Christy Thomas Row 3: Lindsey Seyferth, Heather Putney. Lindsay Bozicevich, Ashley Felts, Dorian Daniels, Lizzie Leopold. Cristina Headley. Angela McLeod. Liz Bender, Elyse Agnello, Magali Padrile Row 4: Laura Cottingham. Nicole Wells. Erin Abbott, Elizabeth Delgado. Laura Cechanowicz, Christa Nadler, Erika Villaloz. Cynthia Shapiro. Dana Barry, Dominique Mehssinos, Jane Winfteld Back Row: Diana Kou, Ashley Strohmer, Rachel Fagnant, Monica Mboney, Mara Bums, Katherine Gray. Haley Schurman. Naja Sheikh. Sofia Juncai. Jaye Kremers. P. Rouani pliolo HOUSING 261 Couzens Barbour Couzens 4th Floor - Front Row: Danny Asnani, Eve Ueberman, Tai Leng Daniel Tan, Kevin Pereira, Saradina Doan. Peter Jenkins, U-Huan Peng, Ray- m ond Chai, William Chen, Andrew Chang, Joshua Moradfar, Fan Zhao, Ishmit Singh Baiaj Row 2: Lauren Davis, Patti Luedke, Tamar Goldenberg, Anthony Dawson, Patrick Merfert, Bryan Kitahra. Mary Patillo, Andre Brown, Stephanie Brown, Chibuzo Okafo, Mark Hymes, David Komfield, Khoi Nguyen, Curtis Spicer Row 3: Danielle Richards, Andrea Deline, Andrew Bsenberg, Gilbert Nunez, Aeshay Baisfaee, Matt Gross, Phil Kohn, Jesse Kropf, Francisco Ramos. Elan Osterman, Beth McCready, Allyson Graham, Audrey Irawa Back Row: Manuel Lopez, Zach Abrahamson, llya Podotyako, Mergim Tafilaj, Jonathon Vaughn, Jeff Grimm, Jen Sharkey, Joel Stone, Jacob Dugopolski. P. Km mil photo Couzens 6th Floor - Front Row: Therese Messing, Beth Caplis, Kate McGlynn, Abby Wegener, Sean Friedland, Jane Simon, Rachel Kociemba Row 2: Stephanie Taube, Dana Rothman, Erin McKeever, Scott Hollander, Ajai Tuli, Brad Donnelly Row 3: Erica Gaston, Melissa Baumgartner, Shery! Serbowicz, Abhaya Pandit, Rana Werber, Ricken Shah, Nicola Clifford Row 4: Chad Brenner, Assaf Gal, Tom Eason, Noah Tulin-Silver, Justin Loeb. Daniel Cohen, Jonathon Spitzer, Andrew Wagner, Dennis Badaczewski Row 5: Gar- reft Brooks, Nick Schoeps, Joe Person. Onyeka Nwankwo, Michael Cooper, James Zorodowski, Jeffery Sibbord, Alex Rutkowski Back Row: Mary Cath- erine Finney, Kris Sophiea, Jessica Attard, Steven Martin, Natasha Hunter, Travis DeMars. P. Ravani photo Couzens 4th Floor - Front Row: Becky Grohowski, Ramya Raghavan, Wanyee Yip, Megan Hughes, Samantha Tieber, Nayla Kazzi, Sedika FrankJin, Bethany Panyard, Lauren Leimbach, Delilah Strickland, Chelsea Durgan, Shital Thekdi Row 2: Devesh Jalan. Abel Mota, Anna Harrison, Sarah Duch- eny, Brian Weicker, Harpreet Khaira, Rachel Schloss, Julia Carl, Doroty Weire, . Corine Haener, Lora Fisaga, Nina Thai, Vanessa Hus. Eiynnor Pavlovics Back Row: Dilber Mutlu, Alexander Acemyan, Peter Anderson,- Norman Seherr, William Stoddard, Nathan LeZotte, Rusty Dekema, Jonathon Courtis, Chris Clayton, Drew Hartner, Christopher Bungart, Chns Nyenhuis, Ryan Patterson, Chris Agrusa, Nathan Booth. P. Ravani photo Barbour Basement, 1st, and 2nd Floors - Front Row: Judy Chan, Lauren Karol, Alison Richards. Lauren Kadwell. Lisa Middlekauff, Effat Id-Deen Row 2: Amy Anderson, Lisa Ham, Linda Boudiah, Casey Crocket, Cassandra Rondel. Elizabeth Pienton, Harshini Jayasunya, Sailakshmi Ramesh Row 3: Paquema Suggs, Michelle Flevotomas, Elizabeth Neilson, Cindy Chu, Nicole Graham, Jennifer Kennedy, Rasika Kamik, Yiping Qian, Amy Anspach Row 4: Sarah Vanderkooi, Hanh Nguyen, Jenny Apostol, Jessica Kennedy, Dan- iela Marchelletta, Soo-Jung Hong, Jennifer Raupp, Kristine Kelminsky Back Row: Delilah Scott, Collen O ' Shea, Zeenah Khader, Rebecca Juliar, Henna Kermani. Mara Terwilliger, Krystal Bishop, Amy Wnziick, Courtney Harkness. K. Torres photo . Couzens 5th Floor - Front Row: Dan Robin, Bernard Sia, Andrew Morris. Aaron Eash, Jens Neilson, Paul McCune, Jeremy Tolbert, Steve Ludwig, Adam Rubin. Benjamin Widseth Row 2: Jeremy Shaw. Adam Bramoweth, Randielle Humphries. Ross Shapland. Matthew Hegarty. Eugene Choi, Brandon Tlroni, Jason Velkovski. Manny Haddad, Julie Christopher, Kathenne Krater. Eirwen Scon, Clayton Fisher, Brendan Boyes Back Row: Steve Home, Scott Harts- horn, Mike Radakovich, Eric Ford-Holevinski, Nihar Nabar, Charmbaro Lee, Brian Wembaum, Adam Kogut, Andrew Pickens, Cheuk Chan. Jared Press, Brandon Hang, Pak Htn Wong, Eric Skulsky, Jared Cantor, Prashant Padma- nabhan, Zach Riska, Bynan Baharbor. Terrence Griffin, P. Rarani photo Barbour 3rd Floor - Front Row: Tessa Korndorfer, Mancela Martinez, Abigail Clark, Olivia Cheng, Maria-Anglica Cerdena Row 2: Kimberly LaRowe, Stacey West. Megan Geriinger. Julie Chacko, Tiffany Pak Row 3: Terese Fracalossi, Lauren Wilder, Alicia Krzyczkowski, Monica Dunn Row 4: Shayna Meyers, Jessica Baund, Caitlin Jackson, Melissa Dunn, Jasmina Camo Row 5: Beth Fitzgerald. Rebecca Call. Kristi Pans. Elizabeth Allison, Lorea Barturen Row 6: Jessica Kwiatkowski, Alexandra Fetissoff, Amy Blanshard, Emiry Haas, Jacquetyn Foust Back Row: Sarah Barnard, Desiree Saremi. Kelly Dnscoll, K. Torres photo 262 MlCHIGANENSI Candy stands are downfalls for students wait- ing in line to pay at the convenience stores either in their dorm or at Meijer, Many could not resist taking a pack of gum or their favorite candy bar for a quick sugar fix. ]. Weiner photo Convenience stores settle hungry stomachs taking a snack WEAK By Han-Ching Lin A snack break was sometimes what it took to get students through a six-hour day of class or a long night of studying. In the dorms, students often used the snack bars that were located in the larger residence hall, such as South Quad, Markley, and Bursley. Others chose to buy snack foods at convenience stores around campus or just stock up during trips to Meijer. Matt Martin, an engineering sophomore, found snack bars to be one of the great things available in dorms. " I lived in Bursley, which was far away from campus. The snack bar was a convenient place to eat or buy snacks, because it was just downstairs. A lot of times, I had meal credits left over, so I would just blow them all at the snack bar. " The Bursley snack bar, called the Blue Apple, sold a range of food from burgers and quesadillas to food-to-go such as pop tarts, soda, and chips. " Even though they were overpriced, I didn ' t want to waste my meal credits, so I would usually buy a pop and a couple bags of chips, " said Martin. Like many students, Martin moved out of the dorm after freshman year. Living off campus as a sopho- more, things were different. " When I moved out of the dorms, I switched over to making trips to Meijer and just stocking up on things like Spaghetti-O ' s, mac and cheese, and popcorn. Although I had to drive there, it was well worth it because of the cheap prices. " Reminiscing upon her freshman and sophomore years, LSA junior Krisha Arnold also enjoyed having access to the snack bars in the dorms. " I used to go to the Markley Underground a lot. I really liked the South Quad Down Under, especially the chicken tenders and quesadillas. Now, I don ' t have access to such luxuries. Now I have to go to Strickland ' s where everything is overpriced. " Despite the newfound inconvenience, snacks were still very impor- tant to Arnold. " I try not to have too many snacks, but sometimes, 1 just need a Snapple and some chips. " HOUSING 263 Bursley Bursley 1st flotvig - Front Row: Cole Shaw. Jon Bos, Lauren Schleh. Javier Rojas, Marcus Ringnalda, Kevin Lim, Thomas Helleboid Row 2: Adam Powell, Matt Travis. Jeffery Vautin. Isaac Trapkus. Mark Ang, Jonathon Thomas. Akash Goel, Harpreet Rai, Jonathan Qnijano. Joshua Booth Back Row: Daniel Chun, Christopher Grant, Ronald Vongstierttikschotn, Dustin Seibert, Will Jackson. Jeffrey Stemiak, Darren Ford, Pravir Baxi, Brian Harris, Nate Ernst. S. Thomas photo Bursley 2nd Rotvig - Front Row: Russell Rong, Ben Hoff, Brian Peterson, Matt Flynn, Adam Stole, Peter Kolleth, Chnstopher Brown, Eric Chapman, Brian Miller, Henry Birdseye, Alex Acciacca. James Wolbers Row 2: Yi-Lei Chow. Jeff Wattan, Jim Walsh, BJ Opong-Cwusu, Robert Jackson, Juan Carols. Brian Anthony, Brandon Kountz, KAundre Garland, George Hunt, Robert Ballantyne, Hanna Bawab Back Row: Michael Vostnzansky, Clavin Cheung, Tim Addison, John Bonk. Michael Hedin. Anthony Hunn, Andrew Wang, Jason Cheng, Corey Haynes, Timothy Wagner. Jeremy Hare, Matthew Turner, Michael Minzey, S. Thomas photo Bursley 3rd Rotvig - Front Row: Todd Giampetroni. Aditya Kumar, Tej Vaishnav, Varun Agrawal, David Ault, Peter Mika, Matt Dickman, Fred Peter- bark, Benjamin Brown, Kevin Peterman, Brendon Webb, Jason Mayoi Back Row: Troy Green, Matt Ora, Jerome Edge, Jr., Jesse Alter, Christopher Hunt, David Preston, Matt Soisson. S. Thomas photo Bursley 4th Ftotvig - Front Row: Michael Rodehorst. Colin Campbell, David Wong. Christine Shen. Tabitha Bachofer, Jennifer MacDonaid, Huiyan Neo, Elizabeth Beck Row 2: James Henderson, Eileen O ' Brien, Jennifer Cendrowski. Christina Wilk. Rachael Rozycki, Shelby Ludtke, Faride Cruz, Julia Holter, Jenna Voss Back. Row: Michael Ramey, Jason Sinclair, Rachael Johnson, Darren Galligan, Brian Reiche, Andrew Madonna, Kevin Borders. Adam Gristesco. Elsabeth Hartmann. S. Thomas photo Bursley 1st Van Hoosen - Front Row: A lexander Lay, Alan Lintemuth. Nc Bommarito, Jacob Moshenko, Daniel Son, Terence O ' Neill, Kavin Chung, John Schultz, Drew Ruselowski, Lance Gyomory, Robby Swoish Row 2: Chirag Patel, Eric Kraft, Jeff Dilbn. Eamonn Courtney, Jacob Deering, Jesse Smrth, Chris Kirwtn, Micheai Davis, Jr., Randall McDaniel, Andre Brown, Andrew Silva Back Row: Cart Sepura, R. Brendan Held, David Pekarek, Kyie Wisinans, Neal Parsons, Robert Tanniro, Mike DeMartin, Lawrence Kowalskj, Robert Car- rillo, John Silva. Sean Carmody, Brian Stamper. S. Thomas photo Bursley 2nd Van Hoosen - Front Row: Emily Davis, Sumana Chandra, Patrice Gray, Ah Cooper, Tiffany Humes, Kimberiy Brow, Leah Jacoby, Snow Cheng, Rachel Lang Row 2: Anabella Sanchez, Rachael Eckert, Beth Shina, Tiffany Markyrech, Amy Lake. Alexa Jenner, Suzanne Poprawa. Molly O ' Malley, Alma Wendy Nans, Jamie Slater Back Row: Ashley llorahin. Megan Workman. Jennifer Ireland, Erin Regen, Kenya Agee, Cassandra Simpson. Alicia Harris, Nastassia Hajal. Mary Ellen Farrell, Perry Gast, Heather Bromund, Jamilia Dunbar. S. Thomas photo MflBBftr 264 MlCHlGANENSlAN At the welcoming desk during move-in, a student fills out her information card. Submit- ting forms was a necessary step in order to receive room keys in the residence halls. K. Maher photo I HOUSING 265 Room decorations reflect personality traits dorm room DECOR By Chelsea Anderson Men and women both seemed to take pride as- sembling their first home away from home. Students packed all kinds of furniture and accessories into their rooms like couches, TVs, plants, and basically any modern conveniences that could be stashed in a dorm room. How- ever, the genders differed in how people accessorized their rooms. For example, females took pride in the decor of the room, attempting a " Trad- ing Spaces " type makeover, while males tended to dwell over their " systems. " A typical female ' s room could be best described as a rainbow of color. It was all about creating a com- fortable oasis like home. Vibrantly colored posters, sheets, and collectables lined every inch of space of a dorm room. Camille Boykins, a LSA sophomore who lived in Mary Markley, said, " 1 hung posters of Michigan sports, Looney Tunes, and tennis play- ers all over the wall. " In addition, Boykins hung up comic strips from the Michigan Daily including the one about how Michigan State could not tell time. " When designing my room, I wanted to make it comfortable and have a feel- ing of home, " Boykins said. In contrast, a man ' s room often consisted of technol- ogy. Students packed in surround sound speakers, comput- ers, stereo systems, TVs, and video games. " The main focus of our room was the set-up of our system with the computer, TV, and stereo, " said John Silva, an LSA freshman. Silva lived in Bursley with his twin brother, Andrew. Each of them had surround sound set up with their computers con- sisting of five speakers plus a sub woofer. The power in that system could be heard two to three rooms down the hall with the doors closed. " When we turn our system all the way up, our RA comes running down to tell us to turn it down, " Silva said. " And he lives three rooms away. " With the thousands of dorm rooms on campus, each contained unique flair and was hand crafted to fit the stu- dents ' needs and personality. It was amazing what students squeezed in their tiny quarters. Strands of lights and a mosquito net add some personal flair to the dorm room of a student in Bursley. Reflections of a person ' s character could be seen through the many different decorations displayed. K. Maher photo ZOO MlCHIGANENSIAN Bursley 3rd Van Hoosen - Front Row: Paige Revelson, Grace Augus tine, Meredith Chase, Christina Griffen, Ashley Frazier, Kaitlin Freewmd, Julie Congalton, Robyn Sussman, Katnenne Montroy, Laura Murray Back Row: Caroline Chen, Hei Man Yeung, Kathenne Speregen, Miranda Covey, Jessica Kron, Tina Nicolussi. Kathryn Craig, Gma McKie, Melissa Ackerman, Jiali Wu. S. Thomas photo Bursley Bursley 4th Lewis - Front Row: Daniel Hardaway Row 2: Beniamin Kobold. Adam Bartsoff, Gary Poiner, David Larkin, Derek Skrzynski, Robbie Budai. Vikas Reddy, Matt Williams Row 3: Matthew Ranko. Grant Kelter. Justin Zart), Gerald Duncan. Charley Cnssman, Greg Kreiling. Tim MacGuid- win, Brandon Whitaker Row 4: Juan Miretti. Tom Boyd, Brian Wang, Cale Johnson. KeK in Ng, Luke Gritter. Michael Avila, David Bacon, Paul Van Gasse Back Row: Armando Ledesma, Mike Kagan, Nathan Cross. Michael Coon, Patrick Forrest. Greg Hukill, Greg Chen S. Thomas photo li Bursley 4th Van Hoosen - Front Row: Shen LJU, Katie Yang, Lang Sui, Alison Go, Allison Yang, Stephanie Watson, Melissa Benton, Jesse Thomas. Kevin Scavezze, Richard Karp, Walt Wojtkowski Row 2: Brian Ritter, John Atorino, Seneca Rapson. Stephanie Ro se, Mary Heiser, Diana Hester. Leslie Goo. Kyle Winters. Courtney Greyson, Caroline Surducan. Simon Fomari, Rosalva Osonc Back Row: Adam Tury, Zach Whetstone, Sean Dailey, Howard Lei, Timothy Stead, Ryan Shaw, Steven Shears, Lauren Hewell, Lynd- say Beck, Adam Somers. Anthony Gilleo, Alana White. S. Thomas photo Bursley 3rd Lewis - Front Row: Andrew Mynck, David Orcutt. Alexan- der Lazarides, Shawn Lee, Steve Crafton. Jacob Grossman, Robert Main, Prashanth Pandian Row 2: Max Molehauen-Jaksa, Danny Chia-Lee Lin, Yn- Jen Chen, Brenden Blanco, Howard Kuo. Acoorva Kelkar, Josh Rohng, John Wang, Hemanth Ramaprakash, Andrew Taylor Back Row: Rahul Burde, BengHoe Yip, Bnan Bulkner, Adam Bauserman, Walter Kim. Mark McCubbin, Allen LaBryer, Joseph Casler, Ravi Shukla, Aaron Lewis. S. Thomas photo Bursley 5th Lewis - Front Row: Carla Powell, Katherine Montgomery, Hayley Gordon, Enn Stevens, Neena Kaiyani Vemun, Franchesca Ramsey. Stacey Hoffman. Candyce Boyd. Megan Mattson, Emily Hendncks. Chloe Funkhouser. Sarah Lynch Back Row: Mariah Boucher, Sabrina Hall, Jasmine l_ ave ia p Kelieda Smith, Desiree Mitchell. Kahlilah Pagan, Celimar Valentin, Und- sey Paterson, Came Derr, Kristina Kellett, Enn Ginger, Brooke Turner, Natalie Reisman. Veronica Hanson, Heather Schier, Caroline Chappell. S. Thomas photo Bursley 6th Lewis Front Row: Christopher Saylor, Yuxi La. Richard Anderson. Elizabeth Laciura, Jen O ' Brien. Chns Baldwin, Andrew Wil- liams Row 2: Tuang Chem Bock, Naomi Lucille Kagaya, Jennifer Schhcht, Chnstiana Diehr. Br?ndayn Fulton, Mike Anderson, Stephanie Lin. Jordan St. Charles Back Row: Kuangwei Huang, Jon Krueger. James Fort. Bnan Cloutier, Bridget Murphy, Besima Alesevic, Alma Masmovic. Knstopher Ham- merberg, Chris Bozzelli. S. Thomas photo ,k HOUSING 267 Topping off her salad with sunflower seeds, a student chooses a healthy alternative to the ever-fattening crouton. Despite the rumors of not so delicious dorm food options, resi- dence hall cafeterias offered a salad bar, deli sandwiches, and ice cream daily along with the variety of food prepared by the kitchen. I. Neff photo 268 MlCHIGANENSIAN I Bursley 3rd Van Duren - Front Row: Llizabeth Flanary, Jennah Delp. Sameka Morant, Louise Palmer, Lauren Gross, Tannoa Jackson Row 2: Kait- lin Monash, Lindsay Bouchard, Andrea Busch, Sarah Bartlett, Mill Fernandez, Natalie Vanderbilt. Nitha Yoyakey Back Row: Tara Reddy. Sarah Mooney, Kathleen Moniaci. Rachel Tan, Emily Rolka, Laura Cortina. Tan Stlu Yee, Van- essa Mitchell, Sheyomna Mamns, Cynthia Stanfietd. P. Evans photo Bursley 4th Van Duren - Front Row: Joanna Kim, Johanna Baker, Kin- nery Patel, Melanie Abo, Anjanee Parmar, Pam Farstrom Row 2: Taran Muller, Kelly Bixby, Renee Fitter, Tamara Dolyniuk, Heather Ross, Yuliya Polyacherko, Stephanie Jackson Row 3: Lauren Wray, Jaclyn Becker, Leah Newman, Miriam Bnimani, Sarah Meyer, Rachel Antor, Jiayan Chen, Sarah McClintic, Jacklyn Thibert, Stephanie Yeung Back Row: Lon Cannava, Megan Hasse. Melanie Yamada. Allison Kade, Emily Johnson, Kate Vavela, Kathenne Westrick, Brianne Studer, Julianne Krell, Knshna Williams. P. Evans photo Bursley Sth Van Duren - Front Row: Emily Kort, Michelle Vermeulen, Michelle Taylor, Allison Hanson, Kelley Harvilla Row 2: Megan Wickman. Sarah Wilamson, Danielle Howard, Annisha Russell, Nicole Francis, Ariel Jones, Nan Jiang, Aviana Dees, Laura Taylor, Marietsa Edje. Jeanine Rob- ertson, Maryann Marsack Back Row: Sarah Osbom, Jacquetyn Dekker, Heather Wilkin, Stephanie Jahnke, Morgane Black, Sarah Potter. Came Veldman, Maria Spear, Ljndsey Heys, Jessica Keames. Adnenne bnd, Nicole Mammo, Lindsay Guinan S. Thomas photo ursley Bursley 6th Van Duren - Front Row: Joe Mrozinski Row 2: Martha Lewandowski, Kimberly Koerber, Melissa Jones. Allison Kozak, Sheila Hogan, Stacie Greskowiak, Allison McGonagle, Jamie Pecoraro, Sandy Yin, Nat Voss, Mike Zazalan Row 3: Kristin Brown. Jamila Grant. Elizabeth Haney. Tenia Phil- lips. Sarah Happy, Daniel Ciulis. Robynne Henry. Bochao Zhang, Jonathan Yanca, Matthew Nelson, Daniel Sileverman. Ronald Dysangec Back Row: AJ Washington, Joshua Traylon, David Krumanaker, Anthony Bragg, Rebecca Brooks. Sean Howley, Rose Turner, Michael Romano. Adam Dumas, Jacob Fisher, Josh DeBusschere, Michael Long, Brian Gomey S. Thomas photo Bursley 4th Bartlett - Front Row: Cyrus Collier, John Miemstra, Chns McCurry, Robert Will, Chris Kurecka, Razzaa Boykin, Brendon Courtade, Andrew Strobe Row 2: Raghav Kheria. Mike Samples, Alexander Wong, William Ling, Frankie Tsa, David Truman, Ljm Chuan Yau Back Row: Daniel Lipert. Jeffery Haines Jr., Joel Wiglon. Ryan O ' Grady, Vincent Chan, Tom Richard, Douglas Kreme, Michael Beaubien, David Borma, Gregory Wicks. Mark Diehr, Eugene Simpkins II, P. Evans photo Bursley 5th Bartlett - Front Row: Stephanie Louie, Jacqulyn Willard. Katharine Petaum, Rachel Nathan, Julie Rotramel, Kathryn Rankin, Norazura Abdrahim Row 2: Sheila Dey, Alissa Kotsis, Elizabeth Alderman, Nichole Ahnen, Diana Saunders, Tamina Sanada Back Row: Vatonna Dunn. Tif- fany Latiker, Jennifer Washington, Kristen Montz. Theresa Schuelke, Renee VanderLaan, Lauren Crandell, Elizabeth Tebeau. Jostyn Gaines, P. Evans photo HOUSING 269 Bursley Bursley 6th Bartlett - Front Row. Justine Tesch. Came Bayer, Ashley Garret!. Jaclyn Lynem, Leigha Dennis. Lauren Hughes, Emity Tingley, Jenessa Gerber Row 2: Tiffani Abrams, Ashley Cunningham, Christen Hicks. Stepha- nie Mizer, Susanna Brinkerhoff. Sarah Turner, Dayna Storrr Back Row: Rebecca Adams, Stephani Westphal, IJzzie Tobin, Alissa Hull. Renee Wrasse, Sapna Shah, Tiffany Clark. Joy Allen. Kristen Stamboulian, Mary Roeder, Eliza- beth Perrell, Frances Deering, P. Evans photo Bursley 7th Bartlett Front Row: Riana Anderson. Brffiay Carter. Coreen Uhl, Jamie Argento, Kathi Tinker Row 2: Du-Yang Kim, Michelle Cho, Cara Belkoer, Megan McGeogh, Mary Kathenne Zevalkink, Allison Spinweber, Eliza- beth Maante Back Row: Elizabeth Holdsworth, Katy Hoffee, Kara Morton, Lauren Lentz, Selene Colmeiro, Efeabeth Brooks. Chiamaka Osuoha, Chine- nye Osuoha, Mary-Lynn Tepatti. Suzi Montasir, Vanssa Tnbiani, P. Evans photo Bursley 4th Douglas - Front Row: Derek Rea. Eric Gilpin, Chris Soto, Matthew Nelson, Anrew Kalchik, Todd Davis, Abhijeet Golhar, Andrew Echols Row 2: Brandon Howe, Eugene Chen, Peter Hur, Rob Copeland, Steve San- doval, Carlos Garcia, Chang Liu. Michael Hur, Matthew Key, Sameer Wala- valkar Row 3: David Orweller. Jeff Neumann, Haywai Chan, Michael Seety, Sumit Bohra, Dustin Cummings, Donelle Cummings, Ken Unuvar, Andrew Peck Back Row: Slingchill Baer. Jeffrey Parker, Ben Pitchford, Bruce Bren- neise, Mtchael Mroch, Greg Frey, Bill Frey, Jason Taipale, Ashtyn Bell. P. Rovoni photo Bursley 5th Douglas - Front Row: Micahel Quinn, Levi Hyssong, Alex Johnson, Andy Lewandoski, Erik Hawthorne, Jeff Gerdins. Brett Robison Row 2: Dan Harris, David Gains, Brian Pearson, Joel Kulesza, Jonah Kurth Back Row: Michael Fanre. David Smth. Steven Klimczak, Adam Decker, Ryan Gomez. Brandon Schoomaker, Nicolas Salciccioli P. Evans photo Bursley 6th Douglas - Front Row: Jared Frost, James Sims, Rob Middle- ton, DrewZuniga, Daniel Wong, Andrew Park, David Ellis, John Hartman Row 2: Daniel Cepela. Jeffrey Blim, John Cleare, Scott Leader, Adam Westergaard, Jared Chenkin, Aaron Nord, Nathanel Diego, Michael Eisenberg, David Smith, Michal Rutenberg Back Row: Paul Fraumann, Michael Fabiano. Stephen Fassel, Marius Huff. Eric Reilty. Gerren Hinton. Brendan Boyk. Jon Garrett. Cia Brogan, Michael Turner. Eric Cheung, Ahmir Rashid, George Geyer, Joseph Kabunek, Mathew Odigie, David Kovacrik. P. Evans phoio Bursley 7th Douglas - Front Row: Nick Orlowski, Dan White, Ariv Rind. Justin Boyd, Gaurav Sikka, David Ollinger Row 2: Jason May, Victor Hinder- liter, Joel Burdreau. Matt Gadzinski, Matt Klaver, Justin Chang Back Row: John Hillary, Mark Cumer, Jake Baruch, Kart Tan, Mike Mannino, Thales Ruanslaul, James Dale. Sayf Alkatib, Walter Turturro, Andrew Crisan, Jake Kopponger, Jon Jones, Ackian Morom, Jason Acosta. P. Evans photo 270 MR HIGANENSIAN Studying chemistry in Mice Uoyd, three fresh- man students from the Uoyd Hall Scholars Program search their notes for the answer to a review question. Group study was often a preferred method of completing homework assignments and reviewing before exams, especially for challenging math and science courses, J. Neff photo HOUSING 271 Bursley Bursley 2nd Hamilton Front Row: John Etcheverry. Ben Kevem, Karl Pestka. Fernando Cheng, Matthew Battani. Gundy Cahyadi, Akshay Srimal, Steven Grogan Row 2: Nii-Adzei Tetteh. Brendon Eisner, David Lam, Keith Trice. Anthony Rupinski. Jered Hokenson, Michael Hall. Ching-Tang Chen. Michael Dobbs, Christian Santos Row 3: Robin Guha, Joshua Chi Bun Chiu. Jordan Clawson, Ben Robinson. Daniel Lattemer. Andrew Harvey, Aderemi Abioye, Simon Breslan, Andrew Garcia, Han-Hsuan Chang, Salman Islam, Lan Yip Back Row: Hanna Saad, David Kurikesu, Matt Milloway. James Allen, Christopher Battey, Michael Carroll. Phillip Szepietowski, Matt Weishaar, Neil Singh. P. Evans photo Bursley 3rd Hamilton - Front Row: Adam Graham, Keith Meyer, Nick Fengler, Dave Joseph, Brian Coates, Mark Teilis, Reed Sweir, Tommaso Gomez Row 2: Ken Appledora, Matthew Ruggles, Julius Abrahams, Chris Anest, Lawrence Levertt, Nathan Broyles, Jonathan Fnedler, Veeral Patel Row 3: Lemuel de Jesus, Tsen-Yu Chen, To-Huan Chen, Jeffrew Chen. Keith Reed, Isaiah Pettway, Sean Helm, Derek Clarkson Back Row: Raul Buso, Matthew Stehney, Joseph Mead, Chns Grant, Reimy Leguesne, Chris Strahler, James Gillard. David Hansen. P. Evans photo Bursley 4th Hamilton - Front Row: Celeste Robinson, Jodi bu, Natalie Kaplan, Stephanie Song. Diana Gartland, Angela Ventimiglia, Dana Verkade, Meredith Grycki. Hannah Williams Row 2: Shaleah Woods, Nha Phan. Thuy-diep Huynh, Robin Muir, Rachael Hudak, Allison Lange. Alicia Bidwell Back Row: Rebecca Toporek, Kavita Shah, Kim Chongsatitwatana. Lauren Basing, Emir Cameron. Kyle Schuster, Ashley Phillips, Marja Lankiner, Katie Lockwood, Rachel Pultusker, Jessica Evans. Elizabeth Spencer, Etyse Grycki. P. Evans photo Bursley 5th Hamilton Front Row: Ted Whitehead, Stephen Mann. Michael Rollins, Ytkai Yao, J. Galen Stevens, Jon Troy, Eric Walton Row 2: Diana Lawrence, Duana Daniels, Tiffany Campbell. Nina Lamia, Mariam Ashtiani, Chametta Butler, Laura Morgan, Adnenne Webster Back Row: Emeka Moka. Miguel Tovar, Stephen Yagley. Michael Yagley. Scott Milam, Wyatt Istuan-Mitchell, Angelo Gipson, Ian Trevethan, Alana Tyau, Joseph Lee. P. Evans photo Bursley 2nd Sanford - Front Row: Natalie Kostinski, Allison Mclntyre, Jacqueline Lincoln, Marie Tachouet, Emily Marks Row 2: Yunwen Lee, Amy Ridenour, Brittany Oschold, Lauren Peterson, Jingyang Xie, Jessica Schmeck, Rondra Lee Row 3: Melinda Steffen. Rachel Lance. Manna Trejo, Njemite Vinson, Dorothy Schwankl. Montoa Borger, Shin-hg Chen, Tiffany Thigpen Back Row: Laura Noorbakhsh, Natalie Leonhard, Rebecca Jordan. Laura Wilcox, Catherine O ' Shaughnessy. Akesha Williams, Janelle Beveriy, Denise Ljnton, Vanessa Hudson, Alicia Brown, Tessa Hartle. P. Evans photo Bursley 3rd Sanford - Front Row: Mun Choe, Osbome Purifoy III, Hwon Moon, Adam Duddles. Michael Gratson, Mike McDonald, Erik Tseregounis Row 2: Patrick Flynn, Yeugeney Yinogradskiy, Chris Galopin, Zach Riegle. Matthew Green. Patrick Su Back Row: John Paul Lindsey II. Lawrence McAfee, Steven Foster, Lee Powell Jr., Eric Lore. William Blake III. Bnan Hoyner, Christopher Fuller, Micah Blueford, John Hamann, Nicholas Rudawski. P. Evans photo i MlCHKlANENSlAN The School of Music pond gives students the perfect spot to take a break from their hectic schedules. This pond, the Lurie Bell Tower, and the Wave Field all added a touch of beauty to North Campus. K. Moher photo .w North Campus: beauty or a hassle? ivine up NORTH By Erica Chernick Although students who lived on North Campus often prided themselves on their stress-free environment and quiet, peaceful surroundings, it seemed that many more students residing ' up north ' for the year were quicker to point out the downsides to living a bus ride away from the activity of central campus. More than 2,000 students who lived on North Campus lived in either the Vera Baits Houses or in Bursley Residence Hall. Though this residence hall happened to be the largest at the University, many students voiced, if not at least felt, a feeling of detachment from the rest of the campus community. A sentiment that became more pronou nced due to the hectic bus schedule and the considerable dis- tance that set apart North Campus from downtown Ann Arbor. " I feel very disconnected from life on Central Campus, " said LSA first-year student Megan Gerk- ing, who lived in the Bursley Residence Hall. " The major- ity of my friends live on the Hill, and I always have to go there to see them. No one ever wants to make the journey on the bus to North Campus if they don ' t have to, " Gerk- ing added. " It is a hassle to come back to Bursley. In fact, I pack an overnight bag every weekend to take to my best friend ' s dorm, because I never want to make the journey back late at night. " Gerking noted that even her friends on Central Campus sensed the considerable distance that separates North Campus from the rest of the University community. " My friends (on the Hill) ask ridiculous things like, ' When does the flight leave for North today? What time is it up there? How ' s the weather up north? ' " Naturally, a majority of events and activities were held on Central Campus for the convenience of most students and faculty members, since most members of the campus community live in close proximity to the down- town area. Many students who lived on North Campus discovered the difficulty of participating in clubs and other student organizations that met and held events on Cen- tral Campus, while students who lived closer could easily attend and enjoy these things. (story continued on page 1 274) HOUSING 273 (story continued from page 273) J ' f Life planned around bus schedules Many students cited other disadvantages and inconveniences of living on North Campus, particularly LSA students, whose classes were on Central Campus. " I have no idea when the bus comes, so I just have to go and wait, " said LSA first-year student Jamie Slater, a resident of Bursley Hall. " Sometimes when I am waiting for a bus to go back up, the bus goes right by because it is too full, and then I am late for work. " Slater also echoed Gerking ' s feel- ing of detachment from life on central campus, and noted the difficulty of attending events and socializing in or near the downtown area due to the time-consuming bus rides and unpredictable bus schedule, " Once I come back up here after my classes are done, I never go back downtown because it takes too long, which sucks, because I always want to go. " Thanks to the North Campus residents who had expressed discontent about aspects of living up north, University officials took the matter into their own hands and tailored their efforts to focus more on North Campus. They claimed that living conditions, as well as the overall experience on living of North Campus, were expected to improve. Former interim University President B. Joseph White expressed an interest in making North Campus a more active and exciting place for students, a place where events were more readily open to students up north, and closer to their place of residence. Although many students lamented the numer- ous inconveniences of living up north for the year, other students emphasize the advantages to living away from central campus. " 1 totally enjoy living up here, " said LSA first-year student Katie Cornish. " The floors are coed by room, so you get a lot of exposure to all kinds of people...! think the people are a lot closer knit up here. Especially in Baits. ..with 90 people in a house and only like 12 people on a floor section, " Cornish added, " you really get to know everyone... you have to since it ' s such a huge undertaking to go to central campus. " She acknowledged, along with many of her neighbors on North Campus, that " there isn ' t much to do " , and that " going to Central adds twenty minutes to both ends of your schedule, " but noted still some other highlights of living on north campus. " Bursley DOES have the best food, and we CAN have cars up here. ..so if it ' s not better than Central, it at least evens itself out. ..I ' m even thinking of living another year up here. " 274 MlCHIGANENSIAN Getting a seat on the bus this morning is not a problem for these students. Many morn- ings, students were piled onto the buses, often with no room to even stand. Students at Bunsey were forced to wait for the next Bursley-Baits bus or the Bursley Express. 1. Neft photo Bursley East Quad Bursley 4th Sanford Front Row: Sarah Fogoros, Tara Gavioli, Kara Dendrinos, Ann Galloghy, Zakiya McCauiey, Anne Petro Row 2: Maria Stuna, Tamara Brown, Jennifer Marian, Catherine Free, Dana Simons. Valerie Kahn, Zenia Lewis Back Row: Megan Anderson, Erin Taylor, Andrea Santilli, Marcy Snider. India Lewis, Laura Fu, Laura Tonietto, Yolanda Lauwardi. P. Evans photo Bursley 5th Sanford - Front Row: Kunjal Rahea, Oman Jackson, Adam Maureu, Frank Maurer III, Mark Haynes, Jonathon Cook, Erin Smith, Suzanne Butler Row 2: Malcolm Sedano, Christina Sammut, Erin Wakefield. Stephanie Stevens, Jamie Leiterman, Christine Foley, Heide Cmikshank, Jamie Musk- ovin, Ashley Glasser Back Row: Jonathon Dollison, Enn Dykhuis, Angela Nelson, Mike Schroder, Cuong Ngul. Ben Asefa, Christopher Bridenstine, Rob Grant, Z. Marshall Ingas, Chris Filbum, Mark Admas, Justin Lyndick, Nathaniel Kuhn. P. Evans photo East Quad Cooley Basement - Front Row: Adam Rottenberg, Julia Farber, Brian Barbas, Krin Thompson, Heidi Nicewander Row 2: Dan Syl- vester, Tyler Schultz, Jennifer Swayne, Bonnie Kellman Back Row: Jason GrunewakJ. Brent Whitford, Melissa Runstrom, David Smith, Brad Rosenwas- ser, Drew Mokris. S. Thomas photo East Quad 2nd Cooley Front Row: Elisabeth Beii, Alyssa Cassard, Kerin Lin, Anne Bowles, Trafaei Tratonn Lewis, Mallika Kommareddi Row 2: Flora Vassilev, Claire Schreiber, Jamie Lukos, Christina DeAngelo. Katie Gleason, Becky Eisen, Miyako Tomimasu, Julia Young, Victoria Shapiro Back Row: Matt Mason, Prasanth Navarasala, Thomas Burke, Anne St. Louis, Jeff Chiarn- bretti. Barrett Randolph, Joseph Mullen, Seth Koehler. S. Thomas photo East Quad 3rd Cooley - Front Row: Scott Cohen, Yael Holoshitz, Jessica Shanahan, Andrew Home, Suneeta Ganji Row 2: Enk Glenn, Wan Ice, Kath- ryn Chalmers, David Cash, Anika Kumar. Andrew Fritsch, Justin Hyatt Row 3: Jason Colman, Jamie Dierker, Elzabeth Sherman, Matt Smith, Rebecca Frank Row 4: Alex Link, Serge Yee. Jason Naber, Chad Dammar, Ellen Van Ham, Candace Forte, Kendra Jones Back Row: Jonathon Thomdycraft, Dayna Smith, Barbara Petredean, Daniel Cantor, Adam Caplan. S. Thomas photo East Quad 4th Cooley Front Row: Russell Rolfs. Shirley Sma, Kelli Mane Klumpp, Angela Davis, Mike Nievo, Ryan Weiner, Evelyn Tan May Lyn, Geof- frey Silverstein Row 2: Chad Hochberg, Ezella McPherson, Krystal Gilewski, Audrey Vesota, Simone Glone, Jennifer Maylee, Jennifer Yang, Eugene Yen, Brandon Weatherford, Jayne Miranda, Rachel Heafleld. Andrew Wong, Emily Meyers Back Row: Ryan Henyaf, Brian Peterson, Steve Mrak, Cameron Hosner II, Fernando Leon, William Spalding, Patrick Mull, Nick Marchenia, Chns Flack, Armond Conti. Matt Bowman, Kyle Brannck. Rasheeda Currey. S. Thomas photo HOUSING 275 Digging through her wallet, Lanssa Wertinyak looks for change for the parking meter. Park- ing on Central Campus was a challenge for many commuting students since spots were scarce and time was often limited. K. Malta photo 276 M u.HIGANENSIAN East Quad Hayden Basement - Front Row: Anna Meerman-Bader, Cas- sandra Chin, Darlene Khuon, Kapil Kella, Brian Wagner Row 2: Stephanie Wnite, Rebecca Foster. Rachel Blowers. Kathrin Malci, Robyn d ' Arignon, Zubair Giga Back Row: Sarah Lopatin, Erik White. Ryan Meats. Cole DeVll- biss. Frank Yang, Richard Lee. E. Christiansen photo East Quad 4th Hayden - Front Row: Luke Brindle, Simon Bohr, Kelsey lutz. Megan Rasmussen. Kathenne Fedele, Laura Schultz. Jae Hyun Cho Row 2: Amanda Hernandez, Yangin Yoon, Malia Haddock, Andres Arauz, Lauren Silverstein, Leah Stein, Angela Buckner, Puja Kumar, Carla Tcruz, Daniel Martinez Back Row: Henry Caudle, Megan Shaheen, David Aomit- age, Rachel Stapert, Nicholas Hoekstra, Tara Terpstra, Kris Turner, Eryk Folmer, Steve Himmel, Brent Walton. E. Christiansen photo Easf Quad 2nd Strauss - Front Row: Julie Jacokes, Margaret Wright, Jessica Turkish, Stephanie Vitale Row 2: Bianca Roberts, Enn Morris, Chris- tine Bergeon, Yun Kashima. Julia Maletle. Chani Hodonsky. Daleela Johnson. Casey Cohen. Amanda Berger Row 3: Kimrey Hardin-Batts, Betsy Ure. Jen- nifer Cnua. Jennifer Smith, Amy Adams, Melissa Corwin, Samantha Hensley Back Row: Christine Blame, Kmjal Shah, Lana Herbert, Jineane Shibuya, Brand! Basket, Nicole Coleman. E. Christiansen photo East Quad East Quad 3rd Anderson Front Row: Natasha Motwani, Tiffany Wade, Maya Soble Row 2: Gillian Menaker, Clara Hardie, Elizabeth Lee, Meredith Dunn, Meghan Lewis. Rachel Boots. Kelfy Ferguson Back Row: Jasmine Walker, Matthew Rsching, Matt Peurach, Andy Capanyola, Jacob Traas, Jeff Magner. E. Christiansen photo East Quad 2nd Anderson - Front Row: Zeng Mingzhang, Alexandra Oster. Kelsey Morgan, Ashley Hopkins, Sarah Hein, Dan Mullkoff, Hallie Jones Row 2: Omry Maoz, Antonio Suarez, Mara Degnan-Roieski, Elliott Liu, Emma Crowe, Rachel Anscher, Emma Sacks, Colin Morse, Gabnella Rodriguez, David Steele Back Row: Tom Massie, 11m Gould, Brandon Rehkopf, David Lamb. Renee St. Louis, Michael Bates, Shaun Baun, Paul Andyk, Dominic Mocen, Juan Zea. Alena Hamlin E. Christiansen photo East Quad 1st South - Front Row: Ukesh Menon, Colleen McNulty, John Paul Dutka, Carolyn Hwang, Rachel Chapm, Christine Bick, Josh Cooper, Jeremy Cook Row 2: William Toenary, Lori Ann Lyles, Marifyn Somozs. Megan Murphy. Bethany Gorka. Natalie George. Go ' don Scott. Matt Mclntire, Megan Bonde, Andy Mascaro Row 3: Tasha Firoza Zaman. Chanssa Huang, Laura Wong, Nayana Dhavan, Dana Kabat, George Gardner III, Jacob Kander, Megan Okuly, Rebecca Evans, Mushfiq Hasan, Chris Sutton, Tiffany Holt Back Row: Matthew Bogart, Joseph Lewis, Bilal Ezzeddine. Charles Phillips, Keith Kwiatkowski, Charles Spalding, Arhyis Eatmon. Thomas Awrey, Ryan Ladley, Adnenne Volk. Rob Davis, Patrick Mills. Enrique Lourenco. E. Christiansen photo HOUSING 277 East Quad Fletcher East Quad 2nd Tyler Greene - Front Row: Igor Kleyner. Anna Back bum. Edna Bermejo, Usa Moore, Man Tennis Row 2: Jenny Stem. Vatentin Karpenko, Cassandra McMuilen, Karen Holmes, Hannah Israel, Andrew Berg, Kathryn Reid. Joshua Barton Back Row: Leandro Bolanos. Aaron Peartman, Joel Schrauoen. Jon Jezak. Andrew Foley, Justin Boelio. Lillian Evans. E. Christiansen photo East Quad 4th Greene - Front Row: Josh Brand. Catherine Fritz, Erin Stnngfellow, Wendy Lu. Cnstma Ashba, Catalina Cyer Back Row: Ron Murphy. Evan Kostishak, Matt Mitchell, Alex Kerr, Joy Partridge, Andy Bnmm. K. Torres photo Fletcher 1st Floor - Front Row: Matt Kundinger, Steve Watson, Anthony Arnold. Joshua Weisman. Ryan Zimmerman. Rahul Thampi, Abdur Rahman Pasha Row 2: Michael Jones -Robinson, Seth Seidel. Jeff Richardson , Samir Quraeshi. Senesi Blake, Jeremy Reid. David Harris, Eric Peterson, Thomas Meluch, Derek Tobias Back Row: Jesse John Stewart, Victor Baron. I . Rutlfdge photo Fletcher 2nd Floor - Front Row: Theresa Stewart, Lisa Pang. Amy Eckhout, Krtsta Kumrow, Sonia Chandnani, Julie Chaplin, Undsy Peeling. Kristi Madsen, Easton Hesser, Rachel Wells, Bretagne Monanty Row 2: Katie Schmidt. Jacqueline Wood, Stacy Fete, Cassandra Roumell, Christina Gaudio. Laura Thome, Megan Swanson. Dawn Rim, Kelry Sheard. Boatemaa Ntm Back Row: Diane Cederberg, Stacy McCoy. Deanna Sikorski, Michelle Kwon. L. Rutledge photo 278 MlCHIOANENSlAN Leaving Fletcher, sophomore Derek Tobias starts his journey to class. When it was origi- nally built. Fletcher was the all-male residence on campus, but due to increased student enrollment, it was converted to a co-ed dorm. S. Thomas photo a far-off PLACE Oxford Fletcher characterized by long walks home By Erica Chernick Oxford and Fletcher residence halls were not typical dorms one found on the Hill or Central Campus. The considerable distance that set apart these two hous- ing options from the activity of those on Central Campus greatly affected the schedules of students who resided in these two dorms. Oxford, built in 1963, located on Oxford Road and Geddes Avenue, housed sophomore through graduate students, including a number of transfer students. Oxford could boast about rooms larger than those in other dorms and a residential staff, and the hall offered full kitchens to replace the problem of not having a cafeteria and meal plans. Along with the personal kitchens, students used Entree Plus for meals. In addition, the bus route posed a major prob- lem for students residing in both Oxford and Fletcher residence halls. Adding Oxford to the route caused too many problems economically, but it was still on the path of the Night Owl, keeping late night trips home safe. Fletcher residence hall, located near Hoover and Sybil Street, was built in 1922, used as a co-ed dorm that housed primarily freshmen and sophomores. The rooms in Fletcher were like those in Oxford in that they were larger than the rooms of dorms on the Hill and Central Campus. Fletcher prided itself in being able to provide its residents with the experience of being part of a small community. The residence hall also had a residential staff and a cafete- ria with meal contracts. " Fletcher is unlike any other dorm on campus, " said LSA freshman Amy Eckhout. " Because there are only seventy people that live there, I feel like most everyone has gotten to know each other really well. It ' s nice to have a close-knit community, especially for my freshman year. " Living in either Oxford or Fletcher for the year inevitably made for an experience that differed from most. Both the Oxford and Fletcher Residence Halls provided its students a smaller community within the large university. HOUSING 279 Fletcher Markley Fletcher 3rd Floor - Front Row: Micah Brown, Andy Juang, Chris Garcia. Paul Park, Daniel Faden. Chad Pryor Back Row: Benedict Lee, Lucas Spaete, Alex Barakat, Bnan Tucker, Jason Kesner. Ryan Mertz, Timothy Eichenberg, David Fischer, Dan Floyd. Travis Swartz, Brandon Cavahaugh, Jim Sherman, Eric Soloway, James Olander, Kenneth Beyerfem, Mike Lasher, Brian Tanner, Aaron Russell, Chris Ivezic, Deronn Kidd, Jesse Sandier, L. Rulledfe photo Markley 2nd Frost - Front Row: Steve Becker, Peter Sudack, Rchard Segal, Scott Yapo, Mike Katz, David Nagle. Mark Freudenthal, Aaron Metier, Frank Obelnicki. Mark Thomas, Ganesh Narrayan, David Ingmire Back Row: Daniel O ' Bnen, Evan Staszewski, Stephen Shemes, Timothy Tyler, Joesph Raymond, Doug Backmger, Okai Addy, Brian Clayson, Christopher Perry, Ste- phen Bizer, David Rosher, Paul Johnson, Jeff Roslund K. Stoner photo Markley 3rd Frost - Front Row: Erin Pettypiece, Aisha Anderson, Lauren Ealba, La Izenberg. Allison Ledthe. Laura Matney. Kristme Lee. Mitali Shah, Therse Hustoies Row 2: Heiry Choi. Winnie Chang, Caitlm Kelly. Bruna Goes, Elizabeth Miller, Elizabeth Schenk. Stacey Flagstead, Laura Norns, Mana Fili- ffika. Jacqueline Gauthier, Monica Chin Row 3: Saran Wicks, Elizabeth Kelly, Robyn Daniels, Laxmi Shah, Megan Shetney, Raquel Gimenez. Soyona Rafatjah, Kathryn Babion, Sasha Weber. Ayesha Soares, Erin DuLong. Back Row: Maria Paneda, Jennifer Winaus, AJmee Near, Amy Siwek, Nicole Stew- art. Amy Kurtz, Rachel Brown, Kathleen Duffy, Kaitlin Costello, Katie Kerfoot. A. Rowley photo Markley 1st Reeves - Front Row: Matt Havens. Mark Slattery. Michael Foster, Scott Geyer. Andrew Schwartz, Alex Braden, Ellis Monk Jr. , Chns Stall- man Row 2: Earn Brand. Peter Hatz. Michael Hams. Steve Selinsky, Alrick Nelson. Matt Rupprecht. Rishi Surana Row 3: Steve Cohen, Gary Aronolitz, Michael Johnson, James Batey, Dave Foldes, Gregg Combes, Steven Fioritto Back Row: David Gorshein, Mathew Rembowicz, Mark Reichert, Mike Miter. Grant Croen, Michael Ruiz, Marcus Wilson, A. Rowley photo Markley 3rd Bu tler - Front Row: Bora Karaca, Dan Huhr, Stephen Chen, Michael Gurovitsch, Taaha Haq, Aidan Ryan, Adam Skrzynsi i, Geoff Crowther Row 2: Paul Tessmann, Kyle Nickerson, Greg Fischer, Daniel Lutz. Shane Mally, Lawrence Fogel, John LaFrance, Andrew Friedman, Mike DeGraff Back Row: John Chi. Davkl Mazur. Warren Woodruff. Jeff Dunwell, David Uu. Scott McLelland, David Peterson. Josh Schneider, Nick Armstrong, Matt Navarro, Stephen Estime. A. Rowley photo Markley 4th Butler - Front Row: Mary-Catherine Steer, Joanna Laethem. Shaena Malott. Mary- Jo Green, Adrienne Waller, Alicia George, Camille Boykins. Esther Baik, Emity Kenny. Vioya Thanabal Row 2: Esther Lind- strom, Whitney Hebard. Nhi Phan. Megan Bradley Amanda George, Kathryn Schwartz, Christina Choi, Tracy Sanderson, Sonia Sharma, Cecile Sackeyfio, Lindsey Duggan, Robin Deutsch, Roxi Rogers, Can Meinhold, Julie Conley, Jennifer Chapman, Abeba Berhane, Kashara Burk, Cynthia Saw, Gloria Shim, Chelsea Clark, Kelty Catino, Came Rheingans, Jackie Perun Back Row: Anna Muhoa, Kathenne Cramer. Cara Ocobock, Katherine Kiefer, Kelley Barcelo. Ryan Wolff. Michelle Boyea, Narene Hyman, Jessica White. Ada Coryn Love. Michelle Moms A. Rowley photo MlCHIOANENSIAN Students living on Oakland Street dress their homes with winter decorations includ- ing a giant snowman a week before the first snowfall. Most decorations went up just after Thanksgiving break as the holiday spirit increased S. Thomas photo HOUSING Zo 1 lights _ OUT By Chelsea Anderson Based on the increase of students present in the Mary Markley residence hall plus the additions of modern technology since the 1950s, it was not a shock when the power died early in September. " I was sitting in my room when the lights went out. I ran into the hall to see what happened and everyone was in the hall very upset about the things they had lost on their computers, " said Heather Oswald, a first-year LSA student. Over the course of three days, the power shorted out a total of four times in the 200 and 400 wings, some- times for more than an hour at a time. There were two reasons for these unexpected power outages. The first was the overload on the electri- cal system. Each year, students have brought increasingly more technology. The multiple computers, refrigerators, microwaves, TVs, stereos, and hair dryers simply were pull- ing too much current for the system. Markley had upgrades since its original construction, but " students were sucking out more energy than we could produce, " said Dominic Petruzelli, the hall director of Mary Markley. The second reason behind the outages was the system ' s set-up. There were a total of three breakers in Mary Markley: one for the 100 wing, a second for the 300 wing, and the third was shared between the 200 and 400 wings. The third breaker was handling double the power of the others. To solve the problem, students were surveyed about the items they had in their rooms, and in the end, the third breaker was split in two. The repair was scheduled for Sunday, September 8 from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. and the power was cut throughout the dorm. To compensate for the loss of electricity, each room was given a flashlight. " It was nice that they handed out flashlights, but the power didn ' t go off after that, so the flashlights were never used, " said Stephen Chen, a first-year engineering student. Luckily, the problem was resolved in a matter of 27 minutes after the breaker was split that Sunday morning. Power outages cause problems in Markley Reading by flashlight, freshman Jesse Green- berger finishes his homework in Markley after the power went out. During the month of September, power outages caused students to be in the dark for hours at a time K. Malta photo 282 MlCHlG. ANENSIAN Mary Markley Markley 2nd Reeves - Front Row: Lijme, Grittm, Gary Verasco, Patnck Macnamara. Alex Phung, Michael Brackney. Scott Opdyke Bow 2: Morgan, Chan, Kevin Chan, Travis Morman, Jonathan Richta, Scott Perrin, Neil Patel, Eric Schlichting Back Row: Brandon Holland, Phillip Rockenbach, Brad Miller. Pat Donaghy, J.W. Hynes, Brandon Stone. K. Stoner photo Markley 2nd Elliott - Front Row: Jonathon Goldberg, Anker Mehta, Trevor Higgms, Brandon Gheen, Michael Merszei, Suman Yadam, Ryan Malosh, Michael Roth, Joe Schramski, Pete Kobylarek Row 2: Pat McVeigh, Scott Reister. Matthew Redmon. Brock Palen. Nathan Smith, Matthew Buszek. Robert Sherby. Nicholas Stieber. Clinton Waldrop, Eugene Chan Back Row: Trevor Angoou. Matt Jorgenson, Andrew Llotd, Chns Hall, Matthew Baum, Keith Mullins, Chris Plumb. Adam Knapp, David Madigan, Joseph Fazi, Jeff Kennedy. Eric Williams. Brian Swift. Michael Schatnck. Michael Fisher. Jason Moore. K. Stoner photo Markley 3rd Reeves - Front Row: Laura Musmski, Megan Taylor, Andrea Tuck, Daphna Heisler, Came Christensen. Shadia Restum. Danielle Worthy, Shannon Kruger, Jacyln Centner Row 2: Amy Taylor. Em ily Gilchrist, Jane Uoyd. Charlotte Bums, Sara Gettel, Melinda Sedon, Meredith Cochran. Katie Kramer, Kristen Browski, Danielle Hood. Cara Chanowski Row 3: Sabnna Velasquez, Elizabeth Fiorani, Anne Chester, Kathryn Gifford, Dieneke Kmf- fin, Inga Vitins. Celina Zamarron, Lauren Ham, Rachel Arndt. Ashley Talsma Back Row: Morgan Holliday, Andrea Kerkstra, Kathleen Banks, Erin Talbot, Bethany Wilson, Jennifer McCormick, Anne Jaga, KimherV Harberg, Alison Hardin. Jaqueline Palmien, Monica Hawkins, Stephanie Fajun. Isabelle Brown. K. Stoner photo Markley 4th Reeves - Front Row: Tim Hannon. Aaron Kacazander. Ron Sears, Me Myers. Bradley Baden, Michael Crawford. Justin Bragdady Back Row: Maciei Urban, Enc Mutrynowski, Steve Pacynski, Stephen Manuszak, Chris Consalus, Hossam Elfar, Ryan Butts, Jeremy Fogel, Terran Terrell. Edward Pitchford, Michael Forster, Michael Kammski K. Stoner photo Markley 6th VanTyne - Front Row: Christin Siegele, Kanika Kohli, Kanika Kohli. Amber Bird. Melissa Bloch, Felicia Inchansta, Caitlin Lackie, Kate Hous- ton, Jessica Marks, Kate House Row 2: Sarah Fmtushel, Jennifer Marouardt, Elana Guttman, Erin Kabet, Jennie Bartkowiak. Sarah Miller, Kristin Bohl, Col- leen Badgero, Courtney Harge. Sarah Alphs. Gaty Guzman Back Row: Kelly Bowlsun, Bridgette Buriey. Rachel DeBeliso. An Chernm, Christina Ballew. Kaitlyn Cheneuek, Erin McDonald, Jacqueline Schultz, Kathryn Lorenz, Jenna Felczak, Pnya Bhasin, Karissa Kerg, Ciatlm Meservey, Domingue Adams, Kate MintO K. Stoner photo Markley 2nd Little - Front Row: Brendan Dillon, Lindsay Bresnahan, Tim Augustm, Blair Sutton, Kevin Nguyen, Elena Barguet, Deirdre Keiieher. Ellen Pepper Row 2: Morgan Williams, Maggie Smith. Sylvia Garcia. Heather Gnffee. Kendra Bostick. Kathy Abke. Alicia Greenberg, Danielle Holt. Caroline Martin, Emity Stanton Row 3: Mike Cizmas, Bnan Lee. Damn Shillair. Todd Harrington, Jessica Roubal, Holly Beckers, Courtney Rowley, Maria Vazquez. Chnstme Hajek, Carole Schrffmann. Liz Maue. Jane Dykema Back Row: Jeff Lorell, Richard Gates, Nash Tennant, Adam Metzger, Matt Steinberg, Scott Siglin, Justin Trana. David Christiansen, Ryan Pelavm, Jim Suits, Daniel Wolfe. K. Sloner photo HOUSING 283 Scanning the jars on the shelves, a student shops for groceries at the Merchant of Vino on Plymouth Road. Students who lived in off- campus housing not onfy had to worry about rent and parking, but also had to account for the added stress of utilities and grocery shop- ping. K. Maker photo 284 MlCHIG iANENSIAN Mary Markley Markley 1st Little - Front Row: Matt Vanderpool, Enc Sweeny, Barry Leonaro. Alexander Ferrello, Matthew Reed, Todd Szcodronski, Mike Rowe, David Rawin, Trevor Verrot Row 2: Paul Wezner, Eugene Kang, Jacob Feingold, Steven Hurles, Dan Fowler, Reuben Wolfson, Evan Feinberg, John Rcard, Michael Monthey, Brian Hartmann, Maurice Tolesford, Erie Nally Row 3: Benjamin Schottenfels, Evan Isaacs, Michael Perez-Gurri, Stuart Doyle. Ray Miller, Jon Oberherde, Kevin VanderJagt, Evan Peterson, Peter Baffin, Joel Danto, Emmett Windisch, Andrew Scheider, Samuel Gacka, Michael Konwiak Back Row: David DiBardino. Bruce Suechota-Kingsburg, Stephan Wunderlich, Alex Sadovsky, Donald Musick, Neat Patel. Noah Winkeller, David Miller. K. Stoner photo Markley 4th Elliott - Front Row: Anand Padhi, Alper Cesmebasi, Jenn Philip, Dave Stuart, Henry Ho, Charles Adside III. Antonio Strong. Max Boigon Row 2: John Hutchinson, Robert Oden, Avinash Razada. Ian Hanna, Ruchia Agarural, Safaraz Sadruddm Back Row: Noah Dorsey, Justin Adcock, Eldrey Williams, Jeston LaCroix. Erik bgas. Dan George -Moranvi lie, David Enckson, Steven Heyman, Rahul Guha. A. Rowley photo Markley 6th Fischer- Front Row: Samantha Epslein, Hillary Heuer, Kath- enne Leavitt, Canee Padot, less deLiefde, Jessica Hoffman, Melissa Wicker, Elizabeth Sickler. Stephanie Bailey, Anisha Patel. Valaria Sunday Row 2: Susam Doss. Rona Aronson. Lauren O ' Leary. Christina Macro, Darcy Butts, Andrea Weston, Kristen Anderlite, Hillary Johnson, Jennie Gerencer, Rebecca Jackson, Dana Sunday, Holly Graziano Row 3: Caitlin Johnson, Catherine Morrissey, Melissa Kading, Heather Hubbard, Ursula Hamilton, Chanel Arolg, Alexa Anderson, Sara Megge. Atissa Dandahdes, Jennifer Swayze, Anne Keinath, Susannah Still. Lindsey Allen. Lisa Hannstein. Kathenne Jackson, Susan Strert Back Row: Jenni Sternburg. Gaia Stenson, Lauren Heise, Sarah Wilson, Melanie VanAntwerp, Kristin Smith, Megan Dunagan, Ken Myers. Dorothea Benford. Jessie Caple. Amanda Ellis. Elissa Wood. Amy Weller K. Stoner photo Markley 6th Scott - Front Row: Rebecca Sherman, Nina Pak, Tiffany Cho, Jennifer Jankowski, Alex Bedoya-Skoog, Aliza Feldman, Jacquetyn Schrot, Alisa Seewald, Kathryn VanHorn Row 2: Knstin Childress, Megan Miter, Jennifer Gastwirth, Marianne Brett, Shannon Dougherty, Satomi Abe, Lauren Bordato, Katnna Deutsch, Smita Kalokhe. Rachel Lederman. Robyn Glessner, Stacey Spielman Back Row: Shrererinaya Menon, Amber Elektra, Mad- eline Honnewell, Megan Schmidt, Marisa Ventimiglia. Olina Good, Alexandra Wilson, Melissa Skupin, Kelene Soltesz, Michelle Jones, Jamie Nollar. Sandi Kronzek. Sarah Goesch, Sarah Monsell. Heidi Towne, Jessica-Eli Weiss. Cnstin Brophy. K. Stoner photo Markley 5th Scott Front Row: Sean Tllson. Josh Beckett, Adam Ward, Zach Flora. Brian Harrington, Bryan Cooley Back Row: Bryant Shain. Jeremy Curtis, Jason Rukavina, Brett Ferguson. Jeremy Swirsley, Jeffrey Yang, Brian Miller, William Cartwnght. K. Stoner photo Markley 5th Van Tyne - Front Row: Michael Campbell, Dustin Nelson, Jason Cooper, Nicholas Best. Grant Morgan, Nabil Daoud, Christopher Crone. Adam Krefman. Craig Rutkowske. Robert Rudolf Row 2: Deepak Reiliy. David Simon, Dustin Schmuldt. Jason Mallioua, Nicholas Poniatowski, Joshua DelLunstillo, David Baer, Daniel Nagy, Brian Dumgan. David Castel- lani, William Tumbull,. Jason Wong Row 3: Daniel Kresge, Aaron Kohan, Enc Rimmkc, Christopher Marchese, Matthew Neff, Jesse Greenborgo, Jim Grant, Neal Sahney, Scott Olczak. Phil Vlisides, Derek BuWalda. Randy Freelman, Davt) Schiftriu, Mike Wiseman. Dragan Dordeski Back Row: Dave Sonton- ello, Tom Peszek, Geoff Peal, Scott Brandford, Michael Eiler. Peter Wmarsky, Levi Weintraub, Rhett Butler, Chris Bachner, Max Miistem, Matt Trenary, Kevin O ' Bryan. A. Rowley photo HOUSING 285 Mosher-Jordan Mosher 1st Floor Front Row: Chip Darlington, David Yoon, Stephen Heinz, Gregory Fernni, Russell Sieg Row 2: Nick Olsen, Jon Schimpre, Jeremy Doody, Brian Masley Back Row: Joe Monaco, Jonnnie Kashat, Dion Poel K. Maher photo Mosher-Jordan 2nd Floor - Front Row: David Gluckman, Zubin Sedghi, Monica DuBois, Andrea Sterling, Ben Nash, Michael Enochs, William Luong, Kyle Strarton Row 2: Katy Hicks. Karen Andrews. Tim Raynard, Adam Malo- ney. Blair Willcox, Richard French, Thomas Korycinski. Charles Spiekermen, Krishna Bhattacharya, Stephen Londor- Back Row: Julia Button, Jaqueline Diesing, Thomas Schuelke, Jun Hong Heng, Jeff Carrico, Patrick Frost, Dave Wintermute, Michael Bishop. Andrew Emerick, Brian Reed. K. Maher photo Mosher 3rd Floor - Front Row; Benjamin Salvette, Ranjan Radhamohan. Femand Camaj, Michael Everhart, Robert Johnson. Jacob Rassner, Ngan ChiHo, Dawd Cao. David Tack. Quan Zhu, Zixuan Huang Row 2: William Zasadny, Max Vimbrough. Akshey Patel, Matthew Gage. Vishnu Nath, Chz : Tommy Golen, Andrew Johnson. Anthony Gorski, James Brown Back Row: Thomas Douce, Rohimmo Razafindramanana, Benjamin Diriikov, Jason Banker, Duncan Chapman. Daniel Whipple, Jonathan Falk. Michael Palte, Michael Grosskopf. K. Maher photo Mosher 3rd Floor - Front Row: Kevin Leung, Joseph Wehn, Kristina Nyland, Amber Warnat, Molry Brussell, Luciana Bors, Andrew Mawikere. Jacob Grues- been, Mirai Aki Row 2: Mayo Ellis, Allison Gutwillig, Jennifer Mann. Stephanie Bens, Casey Curtis, Katharine Murtaugh, Yameen Mandania. Helen Giordani, Barrett Anderson Back Row: Chris Hughbanks, Gabriel Buckery, Jenny Wang, Jessica Galaska, Kristin Tyburski, Adam Brzezinski. Zachary Rauirez, Joshua Jones, Tomoyuki Ono, Jaswinder Singh, Muhammad Zafar K. Maher photo Mosher 4th Floor - Front Row: Chris Li, David Yanacek, Daniel Levy, Scott McConnell Terrance Gaslaw, Jacob Zier, Philip Johnson, Nathan Mikula, Sterling Chung Row 2: Mike Dittenber, Rob Szymanski, Nicholas Livens, Tom Brenner, Jonathan Dreyer, Aaron Seabron, Matthew Baumer, Daniel LJu, Michael Zuzolo Row 3: Jim Hirzel, Ryan Bills, Ryan Rindler, Derek Rothhaar, Kyle Bolduz, Jason Barley. Jonathan Zirbler Back Row: Jason Roth, Peter Diemer, Oakley Ullmatta, David Mieras, Edgar Marris. K. Maher photo 286 Micma Mosher 4th Floor Center - Front Row: Joshua Dimkoff. Mike Ta Row 2: Yolanda Carvajal, Michelle Richardson, Vanessa Krekowski, Krista Lupi- neth, Emihy Liddell, Lauren Montgomery, Louise Rosenberger, Katy Hladki Row 3: Marcia Walker, Stacey Richardson, Teresa Luebcke, Marie Nolte, Lindsay Stewart, Anna VanderVeen. Joesf Bogosiah. Dat Ngr Back Row: Gwenddyn Reyes. Ashleigh Dowell, Paul Padesky, Crystal Kwp, Erin Rob- bins. Leana Beukema, Joesph Heremans. K. Maher photo During a traditional sit-down dinner at Martha Cook residence hall, server, junior Sarah Martin listens to the requests of a first year resident Mann Hoplamazion. Servers were typically students from other residence halls looking for extra money. J. Neff photo 1ANENS1AN upholding TRADITION By Erica Chernick The history and tradition behind Martha Cook residence hall and the environment it provided its resi- dents was unlike those of any other residence halls at the University. Traditions abounded within the walls of Martha Cook. In fact, the residence hall hosted a reception, a very formal dinner after the University Musical Society ' s per- formance of Handel ' s Messiah that honored the concert ' s performers, for the fifty-first year. " The traditions endure because of the women here, " said director Marion Scher. The women residents of Martha Cook upheld many of the hall ' s other traditions. These Keeping included holiday celebrations and _ | CtCI III O II S Friday afternoon teas in the Gold 3.1lVC DV Room that were open to residents f ( f f as weU as to the public. Those residents have been really popular. Resi- dents can bring their friends and families. It is a time to relax and de-stress, " said graduate student Susan Daron. One big tradition at Martha Cook was that every year the hall invited the law students to have tea at Martha Cook. " That ' s probably the most popu- lar tea of the year, " Daron said. Martha Cook residents also enjoyed sit-down dinners, which took place three nights per week. Green noted one of the residence hall ' s ' unique ' sit down facts: " We have at least four ' special dinners ' a semester -- two Friends dinners and two Faculty dinners, " Green said. " The Faculty dinners are especially historic, as women have been using it as an opportunity to host professors and other faculty members. " In April, residents celebrated Martha cook ' s birthday at a special dinner and also had a dinner in honor of Gradu- ates. " We also have a dinner for new women every fall, " said Green. During this ceremony, each new resident was given an oak leaf and a yellow rose to symbolize loyalty and friendship. " We celebrate the new women in the building and welcome them to their new home, " said Green. Perhaps most importantly, the Martha Cook residence hall prided itself on offering residents a home-like atmo- sphere, and on providing the women who lived there with a safe and quiet setting. HOUSING 287 Mosher-Jordan Mosher 5th Floor Front Row: Emily Gordon. Kelsea Lane, Lisa Winkel. Tiffany Taylor, Unyun Yang, Jacqueline Opatik, Stepnanie Munz, Smrithi Mohan Row 2: Carla DeWecchio, Micnelle Brodenck, AJana Simpson, Emma Rodgers, Brianna Gieleghem, Amy AronoM, Emaan Siddiqui Back Row: Amira May. Veronica Gadson, Sally Jacqemin, Shannyn Hart, Angel Hackeh. Jackie Aeto, Lauren Grzanka. K. Maker photo Jordan 3rd Floor End - Front Row: Meghana Atreya, Yana Shvartsman. Abigail Urtzman, Victoria Eck. Princess Poole, Lauren D ' Annunzio, Emiry Stockwell, Amy Lees. Lynn Fetch, Shweta Bhat Row 2: Fedorova Anastasia, Obioma Enyia. Amanda Roundtree. Ashley Varner. Nina Butler, Praeo Tan- (itham, Rohini Rauindran, Jennifer Gerber, Jessica Li, Jennifer Hsu, Charlyn Pnmous Back Row: Meghan Miner, Ugochi Emenaha, Jennifer Jackson, Kris- tina Ott. Jekaterina Deverova, Hannah Roberts, Knstin Banker, Theresa Ward, Brooke Mickelson, Anacarohna Mattos, Karen Choi. K. MaKer photo Jordan 4th Floor - Front Row: Aaron Tyler. Josh Solway, Matthew Basigkow, Daniel Flonp. Mark Fleszar, Jeff Worosz, Anthony Sloan Row 2: Ian Anderson, David Vanslambrouck, Eric Rybczynski, Patrick LeClerc. Josh Martens. Juho Whang, David Hensler Back Row: Yung Keong Ted. Erik Schomburg, David Betts, Josh Fagan, Josh Jacques, William Todd. K. Maher photo Mosher 5th Floor Center - Front Row: Alicia Lowery, Mary Guera Row 2: Tiffini Cooley, Emily Manor. Megan DeFauw, Ashley Solley, Danielle Boyle, Audrey Brewer. Gabnelle Mineo Back Row: Elizabeth Vinckier. Amira Bitar, Enn Moll, Elizabeth Martus, Jennifer D ' Souza. Catherine Dansdill, Amy Liehowitz. K. Moher photo Looking in his rearview mirror, LSA soohomore Bnan Hill- ary drives to pick up his girlfriend Rachel Hygken. Hillary drove to class everyday and had to fight the chaos of parking on Central Campus K. Maher photo i.88 MR : .: ' ... ENS1AN w HOUSING 289 claim to FAME Sexy Grandpa serves legendary smiles By Kara DeBoer Anyone who lived in Bursley saved a special place in his or her heart for Ron Barker, nicknamed Sexy Grandpa. He rode Harleys, served food in Bursley Hall caf- eteria, and wore a hat bearing his nickname. However, the message was offensive to some employees and students, and the hat was laid to rest this year. Students did not seem to have a clear conception of why Barker lost his hat. Engineering sopho- more Patrick Doll said Barker ' s fellow workers must have envied all the extra attention. " It might have been someone in the dish room who was jealous, " he speculated. " All the students thought he was the man. " Others claimed a couple of students complained to dining services manager Dave Kluck, and that he alone banned the hat. " I didn ' t even notice the hat was gone, " said LSA sophomore Robert Jackson. " But they need to give it back. " The name and the man lived on for Bursley Hall residents who looked forward to his smiling face at meal times. He took extra care to pair names with faces, and always had something great to say. " He was always friendly to everyone. He had a nickname for me, and always knew when 1 hadn ' t been around, " said first-year graduate student Celina Nichols. Engineering freshman Allen LaBryer said Barker has a special name for every student depending on his or her cafeteria-line behavior. " He has a nickname for me because I never remember the names of the foods. " LaBryer also failed to remember the nickname. " He makes fun of people in a friendly way, not in a way they mind, " he added. More than any other dining service worker, Barker had extra flair to go along with his outstanding work in the dorm. His influence was so strong that many students sported his nickname around campus on custom-made T-shirts. About four years ago students sold about 1 500 T-- shirts proclaiming their love for both Bursley and Barker. The shirts read " Burlodge " on the front and " Served by Sexy Grandpa " on the back, and were still seen around on the most devoted Barker fans in 2002. Sporting his new Michigan hat, Ron Barker, lovingly referred to by most as " Sexy G, " serves a Bursley resident. Barker was known not just for the old hat and associated nick- name, but also for his endearing personality. J. Nc photo 290 ANF.NSIAN Mo-Jo Oxford Jordan 1st Floor - Front Row: Ann Hsueh, Amber Graddick. Christine Laccay, Laura Urteaga, Jennifer Bachelder. Sarah Forster Back Row: Maggie Alberti, Erica Miller, Elizabeth Giza, Leah Kolbe, Michele Jeffrey. K. Maker photo Jordan 4th Floor End - Front Row: Monah Boyd, Michelle Leach, Megan VanWieren, Nicole Retland, Kerne Lemerand Row 2: Carolyn Mullonkal, Kathlyn Blanchard, Larisa Ensign, Myella Dade, Jennifer Wells Back Row: Chinasa Nwankwo, Lauren Safran, Diana Schuelke, Jennifer Albers, Juila Angstrom, Rebecca Caulfield. K. Mah? r photo Jordan 3rd Floor Center - Front Row: Loren Booker. Diwi Huff, Kristina Capiak, Veronica Shum, Jo Sasota, Heather Grifka, Bridgette Kapets. Rachel Ramsawamy, Jillian Stemhauer. Jon Lindley Row 2: Lhea Copeland, Joshua Huysef-Honig, Ryan Penning. Michael Crawford. Aafk Shanghvi. Rudolph Becker, Yu Wu, Woo Peck, Laura Brosius, Tyacie Curio Back Row: Michael Thomas, Connor Henky, Derek Granzow, Robert Shuwalter, Vineet Hingwe, Brian Hyng Keun Song. Kyle Yokabitus. Rcahrd Fredicks. Devin McCorry K. Muhrr photo Jordan 5th Floor - Front Row: Teresa Lin, Dayna LePlatte, Janet Millaway, Lisa Gossman, Sheila Komylo, Lindsay Steenstra. Laura Povfich, Sheila Ramamurthy Row 2: Camilla Easley, Thanthesha Reeves. Nicole Kennedy, Marie Kehdi, Cynthia Biro, Shanikia Little, Christina Murdock, Michelle Lof- gren Back Row: Hagar Zohar, Amanda Martin, Catherine Reesman, Akiilah Smoth, Angela Carter, Kristin Shaw, Liz Ranney. K. Muh-r photo Jordan 5th Floor Center - Front Row: Terrah Kemp, Kelty Sensmore, Megan Hail. Jessica Howard, Knsten Stange, Holly Rabme. Elizabeth Wnght Row 2: Hairong Mu, Eun Hwangbo, Jinan Rush, Najat Hamid, Jessica Arnold, Knsten Clapton, Michelle Somand, Jessica Rowr: Back Row: Aimee Constantine, Sijia Yang, Jennifer Lamp, Shana Kramer, Danielle Purelfory, Lauren Russell, Stephanie Ritok. Colleen Roche. Else VanHolsbeeck, K. Muhcr photo Oxford Geddes - Front Row: Sarah Sutika. Pamela Lin, Ebonie Atkins, Eun-Bin Park, Eriko Shiokawa, Lauren Williamson, Fern Ho, Hikan Miurn Back Row: Daniel Bondalapati, Dave Choi. Martin McGrath. Gabriel Gam, David Marsh, Gretchen Andry, Ryan Vu, Julia Redd M. Fum-hild photo HOUSING 291 Outside of the Oxford housing, residents ' key sources of transportation fill the bike rack. Living a good distance from Central Campus, students used bikes to make the trip to campus less overwhelming. S. Thomas photo 292 MlCHIGANENSlAN Oxford South Quad Oxford Noble - Front Row: Robert Cordova, Yunseok Lee. James Giow- nia, Brel Hautamaki, Kenneth Krill Back Row: John Nelson, Mirza Grebovic, Brian Sheppard, David Crane, Vikram Aggaruwal, Aadam Hussain. M. Irairchild photo Oxford Goddard - Front Row: David Sabm, Trevor McCulloch. Rayth Myers. Jatin Rana, James Lisak, Timur Nersesov Row 2: Mikal Stewart, Nina Mahesh, Federico Alvarez -Demalde, Amine Tourki, Kim Yang Hee, Lusiana Kumiawas, Helen Basterra, Clare Herbert, Hene Keyne Wong, Nicole Helm Back Row: James Nelson, Paul Stewart, Steve Beck, Ray Clahssen, Michael Borysow, Todd Marshall, Philip Surles, Todd Alan Kuffner. M. FuirchiU photo Oxford Seeley - Front Row: Daniel Krawiec II, Mmdy Pallas, Sarah Kagan, Nana Osei, Nelson T]iunardi, Adam James Ing Row 2: Jessica Brown. Elizabeth Winegar, Melissa Tummino, Molly Van Appledom, Brianna Widener, Shanen Beck, Steven Sturza, Kah Kuen Fong, Catherine Dinning, Ashley Atwater, Mary Beth Wine, Undsey Savrr, Back Row: Marianne Smith, Lester Johnson, Kevin While, Dan Chiorean, Ronnie Johnson jr., Shaw Lacy, Bran- don Johnson, Denis Blount. Jason Goldstick. Katelyn Fmchem. M. FairchiU photo Oxford Cheever - Front Row: Adnenne Greca, Jennifer Ellis, Micheleen Hashikawa, Veronica Smith Back Row: Meghann McParlan, Violet London, Stephanie Smith. Jennifer Katterheinrich, Melanie Wagner, Nicole Terwilhger, Stacy Fmkbeiner M. FairchiU photo Oxford Emanuel - Front Row: Yi-Chin Chiang. Claire Kemerling. Ken long, Annette Happ. Christopher Karpinen, Cheyna Young Back Row: Brett Turi, Kathryn Robertson, Emily Arents. Heather Whittington. Lora Armstrong, Mark Baleskie, Benjamin Ward. Samondna Scott. M. Foil-child photo South Quad 3rd Hunt - Front Row: James Mainero, Steve Lake, John Nolananm. Benjamin Szymanski, Andy Papas. Benjamin Ruskin, Andrew Scarpelli, Benjamin Lack, Jason Pesick, William McGarrity Row 2: Eddie Buonopane, Michael Koss, Monet Duval. Kurt Muehmel. Carlin Danz, Mat- thew Sikora, Adam Hellebuyck, Douglas Wemert, Kirk Anderson. Bnan Schet- zsle, Matt Aldndge, Christopher Bonk. Zachary Szipech Back Row: Rochan Raichura, Neel Bhargaua, Sven Nyberg, Rory Woldnng, Chris Cunningham, David Btckel, Stephen Zins. Karl Mullen, Ryan Anderson, Ryan Grant, Jona- thon Shaheen, Charles Van Ee. C. McEntee photo . HOUSING 293 South Quad South Quad 3rd Hunt - Front Row: Sarah Travis, Nipa Desai, Karen Galor. Yueh-Ju Jaw, Tracy Kwang, Nancy Zhao, Esther Ling, Madhuri Singh, Laura Schwartz Row 2: Sarah Young, Lauren Cetnar. Rachel Berry, Mary Hillemeier, Lindsey Nelson. Adnane Hanson, Elise Liadis, Ashley Brenner, Betsy Curry, Kristi Kosann. Zhuzhu Sun, Allison Dugan Back Row: Enn Mtgda, Madeline Chan, Kathenne Hoy, Amanda Bullock, Jenny Knoester, Rachel Hoffheimer, Becky Lane. Nicole Smith, Sara Dunbar, Pranita Vemutapalli, Daphna Alias, Megan Ganz. C. McEntee photo South Quad 4th Hunt - Front Row: Ariez Dusloor. Christopher Pierson, Ameed Mallick. Mark Lee, Kedhar Ramanathan, Kevin Bhushan, Jesus Shut- tlesworth, Robert Dean, Aaron Sheen Row 2: Eric Liao. Scott Bowling, Nick Adducci, Scott Boehmer, Michael Chernousov, Gabriel Edelson. Jeff Cravens, Travts Annatoyn. Enc Danowski. Michael Song, Kurt Beyerchen Back Row: Chris Zbrozek, James Sweeney, Patrick Seymour, Craig Schatther, Chuch Guzak, Benjamin Sonday, Roy Pullukat, Suhael Momin, Alexander Duncan, Jeffrey Zheng. James Wahls. C. McE ntee photo South Quad 8th Thronson - Front Row: Knsten Harnson, Natasha Dorsey, Knsten Hams. Courtney Flynn, Melinda Goodman. Matt Loewen Row 2: Termsak Cheevaprawatdomrong, Megan Coughlin, Devon Heftsley, Nicolas Beaupre. Stan Dimitrov, Jason Beyer, Lauren Freyermuth, Martina Ghiardi, Alison Gerker Back Row: ' eAment R. McTear photo South Quad 4th Hunt - Front Row: Chelsea Johnson, Rachel Eyler, Stephanie Marx. Stephanie Wang, Rebecca Lobenherz, Marit Johnson. Lindsay Williams Row 2: Suruchi Lali, Susan King, Caitlyn Thomson. Elizabeth Barrett, Stephanie Kao, Lyric Chen, Michele Albertson, Jia Wang, Elizabeth McCarty. Emily Rector, Nima Shah Back Row: Sonya Krasils- chikova, Sarah Huberman. Wheatley Coleman, Kalhryn Roeder, Natalie Claes, Rula Nassar, Christina Nisonger, Lisa Goldstein. Sarah Peterson, Bethany Peddte, Kate Hutchens, Shreya Sengupta. C. McEntee photo South Quad 7th Thronson - Front Row: Steve Jenkins, Michael Kluce. Jennifer Smith, Harshvardhan Modi, David Twaddell, Eleanor Hillock, Andrea Sherman, Jessica Thomas, Kange Kaneene, Thien Nguyen, Huy Lu Row 2: Muthukumaran Selvarathenam, Graham Allan, Shilpa Murthy, Erin Donohue, Mary Camagie, Andrew Gercach. Michael Trevino, Tanay Memta, Rachael Harris, Jerome Williams, Rodny Nacier, Jason Ross, Kim Garelick, Nathan Fal- stad Back Row: Darnell tshmel, Lee Mosurak, Michael Setter, Jeffrey Yates, Daniel Gaynor, Bnan Renard, Gary Ventimiglia, Brian DeHaven, John Egan, Adam Cole, Larnell Collier, Steve Warnick, Scott Seaman. Amie Paradine, Akshay Kishore Tanna, Joanna Bartold. C. McEntee photo 294 MlCHIGANENSlAN South Quad 8th Thronson - Front Row: Jason Smith, An Li Yu, Joay Singhal, Derek Liu, Patrick Gowell Row 2: Young Aan, Reuben Ong, Geoff Giarmo, Elisabeth Tyso, Michael Lee Back Row: Matthew Cassidy, Zubair Simonson, Justin Edge, Unmesh Lai, Kathenne Storch, Laura Dolan, Laura Eggen, Jason Ceo, C. McEntet photo Sweeping the kitchen floor, first year graduate student Tim Harter takes care of his assigned duties as a resident of Stevens House. Co ops offered the unique experience of living and working together. S. Thomas photo . i workin working TOGETHER By Han-Ching Lin From the wealth of housing options University students had to choose from, co-operatives were a popu- lar choice for undergraduate and graduate students alike. One apartment house and 18 group houses were all run by the residents. Chandrashekar Shankar, a Ph.D. stu- dent in material science and a member of the Sojourner Truth House, lived among one of the most diverse groups of people. " There were people from many different back- grounds and countries, studying across all disciplines. " Cooperative living presented many advantages, including affordable prices on housing as well as free meals, parking, and laundry. For many, the most attractive aspect was the close community life. " It felt like one big family, with people looking out for each other and someone to come home to all the time, " said Samantha Samarasinha, an anthropology junior living in Muriel Lester Co-operative. " The amount of interaction that you have with people depends on the co-op you choose. Some are like dorms, where you live more individ- ually. Others, like Lester, are like a family, where you have a lot of interaction with people in your house everyday. " " I chose the co-ops because of the low expense, " said Tim Harter, a School of Information graduate student. " For around $425, you can live in a comfortable room, with free meals. It was actually a lot like the dorms. I lived with 19 other people, so it was important to be mindful of keep- ing clean and cooperating. The only things that I didn ' t like were the maintenance costs. We were liable for all damages. " Co-ops provided a rich variety of social events for its members. " One of the great things is how easy it is to make friends with the people you live with, " said Shankar. " We have campfires, watch television together, and cook together. Sometimes, we just talk. A couple times a year, co-ops throw parties, where we invite other co-ops. " Other social events included formats, special dinners, and dances. Of course, co-ops were not perfect for everyone. " Sometimes, although we ' re all supposed to do our share of work, it ' s difficult to give equally, " said Samarasinha. However, for the most part, members of co-ops put in an earnest effort to create a smoothly operating, warm community, making the experience truly cooperative. Spirit of cooperation guides co-op residents HOUSING 295 South Quad South Quad 5th Bush - Front Row: Lindsey Boegehold, Molty Hartman, Rita Yonkers, Jennifer Williams. Kristma Drabkira, Swaytha Yalamandi Row 2: Stephanie Mikuhch, Stephanie Newell. Rachel Grodick, Anja Khetan, Snshti Reddy, Mona Vekana Back Row: Andrea Kosmack, Caitlin Kalke, Allison Elenbaas, Melissa Melson. Lindsay Wise, Sharon Thomas. R. Me Tear photo South Quad 6th Bush - Front Row: Jessica Stehlik. Debra Smouse, Julie Hennghausen, Salh Wang, Kyla Embrey, Meade Guignon Back Row: Kim- berly Klanow, Laura Stojan, Claire Leavitt, Shengnan Shao, Kathenne Black, Avani Bhatt, Manssa Hamilton. C. McEntee photo South Quad 1R and 1L Frederick - Front Row: Meredith Bentley, Tanya Shisler, Laura Meili, Sidney Hsu, Sunny Park, Carolyn Kneger, Allison Lenhoff, Saida Caballero-Nieves, Nicole B e, Jessica Liang. Sonia Walia. Matthew Click Row 2: Enc Rosenberg, Jason Schleifer. Ellen Flatley. Sarah Leasure. Megan Ritt. Katie Bailo. Jessica VanLoon, Ashley Haimert, Liz Kelley, Abby Cox, Patty Knaaf, Aurora Keen. Karen Latus, Birchie Whitman Row 3: Andrew Hure, Timothy Chambers, Alex Radetsky, Chris Huth, Robby Singh, Brett Barnd. Jason Waldmger, Jon Long, James Schoen, Markus Sztejnberg Back Row: John Lodge, Hayden Cacace. Keith Motelson, Chris Kazanowski. Brian Zapt. Akhil Sharma. Eric Heller, Jesse Smith. Motor Rettic, Matt Elsey, Michael Nisson, Samuel Turner. C. McEnree photo South Quad 3rd Frederick - Front Row: Mike Long, Paul Feinstein, Michael Hwang, Vikram Chogle, Ross Jensen, Brandon Sammut, Zach Zene- berg Row 2: Peter Ann, Zachary Tolstyka, James Wang, Ryan Bonneville, Ryan Edgar, Andrew Kaplan, Richard Buikema, Thomas Choi, Kyle Gooch Back Row: Alex Smith, Nikolai Nolan. Phillip Killewald. James McCann. Joe Western. Aaron Wenzloff. Pelton Phinizy, Benjamin Briggs, Dan lannucci. John Gehart C. McEntee photo South Quad 5th Gomberg - Front Row: Katie Jory, Brittany Monies, Jacqueryn Lepri, Cassie Bomemeier. Elizabeth Steffler Row 2: Jonathon Poulos, Andy Young, Jennifer Moberg, Lauren MacMillan. Cristina LJtt, Mark Loesel. Joseph Bertram, Stephanie Bercaw, Sachm Kirtane Back Row: Devin Kattenbach, Anne Kouzmanoff. John Carroll, Edward Morris, Eunice Aim, Alexandra Koester, Jason Krol, Alex Eversmeyer, Adam Manninen, Lalit Reddy. C. McEntee photo South Quad 6th Gomberg - Front Row: Montsine Nshom, Caili Hall. Ivy Michelotti, Amy Erskine. Kathryn Tetreault Row 2: Flora Lee, Fionn Mullally, Brandi Zielinski. Mary Rheinheimer, Monica Jacob Back Row: Elizabeth Mayers. Kailyn Jones. Amanda Graor, Amy Bicknelt, Elizabeth Potter, Margo Brenner C. McEntee photo Waiting for his laundry to finish drying, junior history major Craig Paridy lounges in a cart while reading. Occasional trips to the laundromat were not uncommon for students ' residing off-campus. S. Thomas photo 296 MIC :H!GANENS1AN f! HOUSING 297 Anxious students await letters from home youVe got By Chelsea Anderson While embarking on their first time away from home, students experienced the excitement and often the dis- appointment of mail. Varying in form from the simple letter to the oversized package, students checked their mail daily, eager to see if someone cared enough to send something. There were those students who received packages weekly, and others that weren ' t so lucky. LSA freshman Ian Young received a mere two packages the during the semester. " I received mail only two times the entire semester, it was depressing! " said Young, comparing his mail to his girlfriend ' s 20 packages. The first item was the movie Spiderman on DVD from his girl- friend, and the second a package of food from a neigh- bor. " I wish people would send me letters, " Young added. In early September, the mail trend began with a boom as parents, relatives, and friends flooded the dorm mail- rooms, but as the time wore on, the load decreased. Steph- anie McNees, a freshman in LSA, received an interesting surprise from her mother during the first few days of college life. Her mom sent her " The Twelve Days of College, " which consisted of various college necessities over the course of twelve days. " The first package really threw me off because I had no idea what my mom was doing, " McNees said, " and by the end, I had 12 lottery tickets, 22 sticky note pads, 36 floppy disks, 30 packs of gum, 40 stamps, 42 mini muffins, 40 Reese ' s, 36 envelopes, 42 packs of M . Ms, 30 Slim J ims, 22 storage bags, and 12 batteries. It was pretty overwhelming. " When a holiday passed, the mail increased as stu- dents received special care packages for the different holidays from home. In addition, there were special care packages put together which family members could purchase for their students. The " care packages " consisted of various snacks, coffee, and treats and were available during exam times cost- ing between $30 and $50. " Unfortunately my mom didn ' t send me any of the University ' s care packages, but what she sent throughout the year made up for it, " said McNees. Picking up flowers from the troK deSK of no ' dorm, a student smiles at her surpnse gift. Mail and special packages made average days better and stressful exam times brighter. Y. Qranata pKoto 298 MlCHIOANENS .IAN South Quad South Quad 6th Gomberg - Front Row: Stefan Richter. Marshall Weir, Kyle Warfield. Sarner Yonmans, Jeff McKerracher, Craig Moore, Kota Taka- hashi Back Row: Carl Hams. Stephan Upner-Bernstein. Cameron Dingwall, Paul Lamb, Lee Riddle. James Bloomsburgh, David Van Howe. C. McKntee photo South Quad 8th Hubert - Front Row: Freda JiaMeng Cai, Cassandra Coco. Megha Desai, Alan Law Row 2: Noah Shanti. Lindsey Wills, Melissa Rinker, Meera Desai, Thomas McDonough. Jennifer Chapma Back Row: Kristen Pearson, Joshua LaVigne. Rakesh Michael. Sarah Weathers. Beeial Patel, Josh Calhoun, Carlos Groth. C. McEntee photo South Quad 7th Hubert Front Row: Melissa McGee. Kate Kardosh Cynthia Li. Eli Dragolov. Andrea Brown. Rebecca Hypnar, Kameron Brackins. Dave Smith, Eliza Davis. Matthew Campbell, Amy Jackson, Ehsan Rahimy. Emily Pasch, Heather Otto Row 2: Jennifer Dooley. Jonathon Lau, Luis DeLeon, Uday Ahuja. Troy Emert, Noelle Carampatan. Lauren Konchel, Andrew Hathaway. Ashley Noble. Steven DasGupta. Neeraj Rawat, Eugene Kow. Brent Ditn. Brooke Hunter Row 3: Rob Sulaver. Eric Bidelman. Elizabeth Pozolo, Kenneth Su. Joe Delmotte. Joe Hsich, Sara Parns-Balogun, Jessica Hyde, Sarah Richardson, Crystal Payne, Michael O ' Neill, Elizabeth Allsberry, Justin DeLay, Allison Keelan Back Row: Warner Washington II, Michael Piotrowski, Tim Corwin, Ryan Kinch. John Rauch. Brandon Graves, Troy Showerman, Anne VanderWal. Sachi Doctor, Laura Dazarow, Karl Mernck. Enc Chanowski. Rob Schabinger. Steve Laurutzen. C. Mrt ' ntee photo South Quad 1R Kelsey - Front Row: Noha Elmouelhi, Laura Peterson, Monica Mehta. Susie Valant. Jessica Sachs, Elise Cona Row 2: Wiata Weeks. Jessica Edwards, Hillary Nowak, Beth Sweanngen. Laura Onelio. Jennifer Gamer, Marissa Waldman Row 3: Amanda Kemmc, Janine Hanson, Joan Tumbow, Sarah Segerlin;: Back Row: Haley A-bel, Kate Mazur, Anna Lind, Angela Mangano, Zoraida Martinez. R. Me Tear photo South Quad 2nd Kelsey - Front Row: Ryan Slater, Dennis Blay, Brad Churninatto, Krzysztof Fidler, Yoon Kim, Leif Fuller, Stephen Lockwood, Chris- topher Bidlack, Ethan Linkner, Tyrone John Back Row: Matt Johnson, Alfred Daus III. Michael Dafitses, Noel Manning. Baback Vazin. Josh McCaman, Kreston Martin, Tyrone Kimbrough, Farhad Agharahimi C. McEntee photo South Quad 9th Kelsey - Front Row: Andy Horvath. Adam Insh. Donal d Leung. Brad Anderson. Nicholas Clarke, Tyrone John, Sami Aziz. Neil Herbst. Jared Lapin, Ben Moerrnan, Andrew Roskamp Row 2: Ryan Przybysz, David Lax, Mark Spencer, Daniel Cornwell, Brian Case, Jeremy Hannich, Mark Michaels, Charles Hwang, Rahul Sumant. Andrew Pieknik Back Row: Enc Wu, John Meilgren, Robert Wilson, Jason Miller, Daniel Tietz, David Morley, Elliot Lee, Doug Marsh. C. McEntee photo HOUSING 299 After the first snowfall, engineering sopho- more Andrew Chandler gets hit in the head with a snowball thrown by his friend, engineering sophomore Donny Shertok. Snowball fights and snow angels could be found across campus as students used the new fallen snow as an excuse to procrastinate from school work. J. f eff photo 300 MiCHIG MGANENSIAN South West Quads South Quad 3rd Taylor - Front Row: Amanda Andrade, Jennifer Black, Shendi Wang, Maya Subbarao, Lauren Kes hishian, Valene Tsai, Anna Slemrod. Leslie Ration. Deborah Richards Row 2: Jennifer Chung. Yasmm Naghash, Mansa Weisel, Sunita Mohanty, Chunyu Ma. Kann Neubauer. Eliza- beth Ouellet. Lauren Wilkinson, Diana Jhin. Anastasia Tsibulsky. Ayako Ohata Back Row: Miriam Livny, Tara Thomas, Carly Hepola, Chiaying Lee, Leah Segali, Bethany Nestor, Mary Shelly. Lauren Teverbaugh, Kathleen Roney. Alli- son Ember, Ashley Jardma, Lauren May, AJexandra Sloan. R. McTear photo South Quad 4th Taylor - Front Row: Stephanie Taylor, Amy Krukemeyer, Clair Friedman, Amy Duvall. Kate Lashley. Natalie Orpett, Erin Burke Row 2: Bethany Schroeder, Cynthia Clementi, Rebecca Lynch. Lauren O ' Bryan. Boni Wen, Amanda Fales, Karen Kimm, Allison Gorsuch Back Row: Sunali Wa- dehra, Kathanna Obser, Lauren Hirt, Sarah Szymanski, Ronit Slyper, Jessica Fischweicher, Lisa Wood, Julia Cooperman, Alanna Jackson. R. McTear photo South Quad 4th Taylor - Front Row: Benjamin Eichel, Alan Sheyman Row 2: Andy Foldesi, Kevin Zhao, Chaim Schramm, Linan Wang, Ian Zeil- stra. Yung Chung. Keith Fudge, Nikhii Oak. Nauzad Dustoor Row 3: Colin Mclntyre. Anthony Robertson. David Sherry. James Wang. Daniel Edelman, Kashif Shaikh. Ben Fmeman. Bryant Hite. Alex Dengel. Neil Ray. Byron Hotchkiss Row 4: Conrad Wicker, Chris Fnedemann, John Meaner. Josh Dickson Row 5: Sheel Patel, Jefl Moher. Shailesh Agarwal. Daniel Tai, Patrick Slinglend, Eric Moberg. Joe Smith, Gin Yum. John DeCamp. Matt Geske, Peter Landry Row 6: Roy Braid, Jurso Bieiawski, Greg Malivwk. Charlie Kellett, Jaecoon Chung, Mohan Dutt, Natnan Sterken, Jonathon L - Back Row: Eric Wu, John Meligren, Robert Wilson, Jason Miller, Daniel Tietz, David Morley. Elliot Lee, Doug Marsh. R. McTeur photo West Quad Courtyard Adams Chicago - Front Row: Pierre Woods. Edmund Jones. Garry Boyd Back Row: Mark Bthl, Adam Laretz. Yosief Ghetesus, James Price, Rony Shih Hao Wang. Michael Weber, Andrew Peters, Andrew Kleinedler i. Putvin photo - West Quad 1st Adams - Front Row: Nicholas Fleets, Echlin McLean, Brian Borenberger, Michael Leago, Man Bracken, Darth Newman, Jay MacLean, Jeff Median Back Row: Mark Fleming. Jonathon Dunker. Joey Riuera. Derek Prybyk. Christopher Queenin. Craig LeVasseur, Nathan DeVnes, Todd Garber. P. Evans photo West Quad 3rd Adams - Front Row: David Saltsman. Tim Waxweiler, Sam Singer, Steve Frankel, Te Chung Sun Row 2: Sahand Rahnama, Michael Hong, Piotr Bandyk, James Kelly, Jung Shin, Zachary Danzigei Back Row: Ben Conway, Aazaz Haq, Anton Suarez. Ryan Cartar, Michael Koester. John Cusmano, Kevin Carlile J. Putvin photo HOUSING 301 West Quad West Quad 4th Adams - Front Row: Alex Nagle, David Arnold. Matthew McTaggart Row 2: Jon Schiller, Alex Fields. Scott McEvilly, Jae Woo Chung, Anthony Fein Row 3: Griffin Hickman, Jonathon Dobberstein. Edward Grant, Pavan Hardasani, Dan Takashima, Carlos Moncada, Adam Turek Back Row: Michael Angeto, David Lenss, Stewart Scott, Bobby Maldonado, Ricky Her- bert, Daniel Burlingame. J. Putvin photo West Quad 3rd Chicago - Front Row: Holly Shoals, Carmen Johnson, Jenny Chen, Julienne Echavarri, Lei Lei Sun, Rose Murphy, Renee Cox. Mona Maitra Back Row: Chris Apostolens, Lynn Hasselbarth, Christy Par- sons, Rashmi Gehane, Katie Polanic, Candace Traviss, Jessica Williams, Kelly Robertson. T. Sit photo West Quad 1st 2nd Chicago - Front Row: Sandeep Bodon, Matthew Dunne, Virag Shah, Dave Smith, Andrew Hoffman II, Joseph O ' Conrier Jr.. Oliver Olsen, Marques Streety Row 2: Matt Doboski, Paul Spurgeon, Matt Rosales, Matthew Hakim, Jared Robbms, Scott Schanne. Jevon Gerweck, Ben Tider, Jeff Kennedy, Jeremy Egner, Bradley Ross. Tearron Jackson Row 3: Gilbert Coak. Andrew Bauer, Brad Hoffman, Michael Ostrander, Alan Young, Jeremy Goldschmeding, Mike Schmidt, Thomas Miller, Luke Malott, Dave Smith, Brian Costaldo, Michael Miller Back Row: Ron Hertshten. Dame! Conzelman, Kevin Gralewski, Jeff Wargo, Willis Bamnger II, Steven Breaston, Paul Mestemaker II, Clement Chan, J. Putt-in photo West Quad 4th Chicago - Front Row: Nidhi Mahaian. Karen Hwang, Tara Gallagher, Ashley Franks. J. Putvin photo West Quad Courtyard Lloyd Winchell - Front Row: Franco Gala brese, Daniel Wohl, Michael Cho Chung Yeung, Jason Avant, Alijah Bradley, Eric Ludwig Back Row: Orest Iwanicki, Henry Indyk, Luke Meinzen. Aaron Haithcock, Brian Ro, Ryan Walker, Ryan Huber. J. Putvin photo West Quad 1st Lloyd Winchell - Front Row: Tim Joyce, Jeff Sanchez, John Huang, Chris Garza, Jennifer Duckworth, Claire McTaggart Row 2: Jimmy Chen, Joshua Foster, Ken Marriott, Jeffrey Miller. Brenda Hall. Tara Bollman, Cautney Mitchell, Danielle Hams Row 3: Maneesh Gupta, John Kim, Yibo Ling. Jason Spenny, Nick Douville, Douglass Mosley, Marcus Bell Row 4: Kevin Kapadia, Jennifer Caldwell. Melanie Skemer, Vincent Pauglian- iti, Vanessa Reid. Brett Paper, Amanda Kingston. Christopher Vaughn Back Row: Kurt Oster, Ira Utay. Stephen Johnson. Andrew DiGeronimo. Sarah Singleton, Beth Montgomery, Jason Branta, Andrew McQuame, Stesha Carle, WardZeno, J. Putvin photo Outside the Michigan Union, students file into line to put their luggage in the compartments of the bus to Metro Airport. MSA sponsored this airport bus shuttle for stu dents for the Thanksgiving and winter breaks. T. Akitimuswru photo 302 MIC: HIGANENSIAN home for the HOLIDAYS By Eric Rajala Lauren Rutledge Going home for the holidays was a source of great relief for many students yearning for a release from the pres- sures of schoolwork and exams. The out-of-staters lined up at crowded airports, hoping the tight security measures would not cause them to miss their flights. Nearby students packed into their cars and drove off to spend the holiday season with their families and friends. There was hoth a good and bad side to returning home, however. Despite the absence of school deadline pressures, returning to the rules of parents ' houses could be a difficult contrast to the freedoms of a collegiate lifestyle. For senior psychology major Kim Schaich, the contrast was lessened by her hometown ' s proximity to Ann Arbor. " My parents only live about 10 minutes away, so I just stayed in Ann Arbor and enjoyed the break from classes. 1 went home for Christmas Day, which was nice, but extended family invaded my house, so I decided to just stay in town for the rest of the time, " Schaich explained. Normal bedtimes reverted to their conven- tional hour, and many unmentionable habits were forced to disappear from sight for the duration of the vacation. At times, a lack of school pressure was made up for by pressure from parents about grades and future plans; the rocky economy left the job market thin for another class of graduates, and career ambitions were commonly put on hold for graduate school or less desirable, menial jobs. Invariably, high school acquaintances changed after graduation, and this could be both positive and nega- tive. It was always a pleasure to visit and catch up with old friends, and the closest companions remained as such. Still, some former friendships grew distant; characters matured and changed and families relocated. While the circle of friends may have tightened, it could still be fun to bump into an old face. " The night before Thanksgiving is always the best night to see everyone from high school out at the bars, " attested senior LSA student Bruce Haywood. There were some students who did not jump at the opportunity to leave campus. " When I ' m at home, I miss my boyfriend a lot, " said junior English major Stephanie Wentworth. " It is nice to see my family and get that home cooking, though. " Traveling home offers a break to students HOUSING 303 West Quad West Quad 2nd Lloyd - Front Row: Anjali Mehra. Kimberly Johnson. Peggy Heyrman, Sooniae Lee Row 2: Jackie Sullivan, Christine Kim, Breanna Hinkley. Tracy Yip, Jennifer Boekeloo, Amy Schmucker Back Row: Sean Corcoran, Joe Fairchild, Dennis O ' Donnell. Alex Pagliere, Rebecca Swain, Alison Huffman. Jennifer Norweb, Matt Keman, Matt Gutierrez, Tony Gry- gorzyk, Preston Stewart. J. Pun-in photo West Quad 1st, 2nd 3rd Michigan - Front Row: Michelle Alamedd, Pedro Sanchez. Muhammad Hams. Bnan Schick, Jonathan Shepard, Chris- topher Gibson. Harnoor Tokhie, Mark Giromrhi, Toby Long, Chris Roberts, Lisa Wright, Jennifer Szymusiak, Jennifer Carter, Megan Melvin Row 2: Danielle Joonette, Rachel Steel. Erika Elmore. Chelsea Earls. Kristen Armstrong. Brian Kneger. Brent Sitto. Idan Hannawa Row 3: Mike Saltsman, Andrew Tan, Thomas Held, Eric St. John, David Eldersveld, Betsy Ruhlig, Jacqueline ' Stevens, Pratima Ingle, Ahyssa Tretney, Scott Nunn, Knsten Pelachyk, Michael Mascetti, Michelle Adebayo Back Row: Katie Bach, Jennifer Wagner. Jessie Stewart. Kelly Easton. Cassandra Connelt, Eisa Larson, Larissa Szwast, Jes- sica McPherson, Julie McDonald, Anna Browning. J. Putvin photo West Quad Courtyard Michigan Wenley - Front Row: Anthony Roman, Avery Jones. Mark Mangapora Row 2: Lenoy Covington, Andrew Ebbett. Noah Ruden. Jason Tolbert, David Artt. Daniel FeWmar Back Row: Pat Massey, Jeff Fisher. Sunil Subhedar, Dylan Holland. Adam Richard. Chris- topher Hassinyer. Keith Reid, Michael Nemer. Wes Bel, David Yang, Michael Evans. John Amann. J. Putvin photo West Quad 4th Lloyd - Front Row: Jamie Jameson, John Rhyu, Erik Wall Row 2: Sam Butler, Sarah VanWesep, Lori Fox, Betsy Huang, Phil Rodgers Back Row: Jeff Buresh, Timothy Moore, Brian Anderson. John Green, Daniel Dettling. Nate Barron, Derrick Lam. J. Putvin photo West Quad 4th Michigan - Front Row: Clinique Brundidge, Grace Crocket. Emir Anderson. Chelsea Loomis, Yvonne Xie, Hilary Baer. Conssa Niemann, Ashley Flakes Row 2: Jessica DeBartolo, Katie Hock, Catherine Carman, Kara Rudolph, Jennifer Ong, Erica Mullen, Amanda Kirsch, Mira Levi- tan. Chnsty Marks, Michelle Nelson Row 3: Julie Mehney, Katie Richardson. Emma Nowacki, Rebecca Reasey, Pamela Woll, Lamija AOdurahmanovic, Annmane Remenas, Inderpreet Grover, Allyn Haddad. Kyre Roper. Stefanie Stachura. Gwen Ftekman, Melissa Marks. Nkechinyelu Nwachukuv Back Row: Heather Karjala, Abby Seskevics, Ellen Stood. Stephanie Bongiori- Hogner, Krysta Drop, Reiko Buckles, Laura Kitzmiller, Ashley Pinkard, Janine Woods, Kyle Stock. J. P utvin photo West Quad 5th Michigan - Front Row: Kristen Acton, Siabhon Sturdivant, Rahwa Ghebre-Ab, Alicia Walker, Allison Tingwall, Cara LaBarbera, Laura Gilcreast, Sarah Tujto ara Back Row: Adam Sedrowsi. David May. Adnan Sabic. Joshua Wyckstanett, Sarra Nazem. Luda Khait. Lindsay Simon. Pete Woiwode, Paola Sepulveda, Sara Robertson, RJ Gibbs. Mark Pangrazzi, Matt Rosenthal J. Putvin photo , Taking a break from packing, May Fung, junior econom- ics major, opens a copy of W and keeps her mtnd off of the packing and organizing stresses, Fung transferred lo a sister school in France. Aix- en -Provence. S. Tedjosulinuma photo 304 MlCHIG, ANENSIAN HOUSING 305 Learning to deal with new roommate situations getting ALOHG By Eric Rajala and Lauren Rutledge A roommate meant a variety of things to each Uni- versity student. Upon arriving at school, a new presence was immediately thrust upon each dorm resident. Off-campus life was not devoid of this plight either; plenty of houses and apartments included shared bedrooms. While cost efficient, a roommate posed the danger of becoming problematic. With classes and school- work bearing down, a good night of sleep was essential. " I did all my studying at the library so I wouldn ' t keep my roommate up, " recalled senior LSA student Kendra Byrne. " I slept like a log, so her late nights never bothered me. " Even the usage of wall space could develop into conflict or friendship. " My roommate put up this big, raggedy Wu-Tang poster on move-in day. Naturally, we didn ' t really get along, " junior political science student Noah Seneca lamented. Even a personal bedroom could not save many people from the tribulations that came with close prox- imity to others. Community bathrooms gave students many headaches and upturned noses, as issues ranging from urgency to varying hygienes caused added dis- tress. " My housemate used to use my bar of soap in the shower, " complained senior LSA student Jason Charo. " It ' s not that gross when you don ' t have to think about it, but he always left a ton of hair stuck on the soap. " Not all new roommates became friends, and some old friends were made enemies through the oft- hard task of sharing space. The roommate could never totally vanish, which was why it was helpful to make concerted efforts to be as mindful as possible of a cohabitant ' s needs. Mutual respect fostered some very positive relationships, while poor communication and intrusive mannerisms produced some animosity. 306 MR After hosting a party. LSA students and roommates Robert Bourke and Nathan Griffin take their cans back for a cash refund. Many roommates enjoyed one another ' s company, often doing chores or other errands together. K. Mau photo HIGANENS1AN West Quad West Quad 1st 2nd Rumsey - Front Row: Kelly Baraka, Nathan Weathemp. Hedy Chang Row 2: David Isquick. Jessica Shatzman. Kim Dans. Jaclyn Assarian. Susan Cholakian. Ashley Blake. Halli Farber. Kelvin Hua. Dustin Bake; Row 3: Olivia Seagle. Candice Williams. Allison Gaspe- njl, Adrian Gasperut, Jill Inman, Erin Sigelko, Natalie Shaver, Katie Erdman. Angela Liang, John Sloan III, Nikolco Spasovski Row 4: Andrea Pope, Krishna Putchakayala, Robert Gavin. Ben Curtiss-Lusher, Ron Hagiz. Tim Williams. Ma Mclntosh, Christopher Morrow Back Row: Kenneth don Bleyker. Gwen Eckhardt, Rebecca Moreno, Stephen Ashcraft, Austin Johnson, Brad Wieman. Brian Baker, Erin Hughes, Betsy Huebner, Kevin Kressore 3. Putvin photo West Quad 3rd Rumsey - Front Row: Ryan Guerra, Chris DeJong, Kevin Ford, Davis Tarwater, Wesley Farrow Row 2: Goran Petrovich, Derek Jen- nings, Ryan Pvrcell, John Rant, Joel Randazzo. John Kim, David Cole, Chris- topher Longo Row 3: Nicolas Rutledge, Jason Coupet, Jeffrey Wilcox, Rob Palmertee, Craig Pandoff, Denzel Davis, James Sanders, Peter Vanderkaay Back Row: i van Thomas. Kevin Efros. Ehir Memisevic. Alex Byrne, Matthew Islaylock. Tyler Deberry. J. Putvin photo West Quad 4th Rumsey - Front Row: Michael Choleste, Matt Ehmger, Kyle McLowe Win, Michael Kieemann, Louis Spiker, Andrew Albright Row 2: Jay Huerta, Scott Alter, Michael Karman, Josh Gary, Matt Kems. Michael Hamberg, Seok-hoon Lee Row 3: Eric Kieras, Scott Mitchell. Josh Christopher, Alan Poon, Craig Gick Back Row: Keith Maciejewski, Mike VanderVelde, Brian Kindt, James Matherty. Christopher Sinclair, Jorge Carral, John Florip, Greg Rekowski, Tom Flonp J. Putvin photo West Quad 1st Wenley - Front Row: Richie Jain, Rich Everson, Michael Goff, Andrew Ellerton Row 2: Jonathon Neff, Andrew Chandler, Daniel Sher- tok, Will Ross Back Row: F ' ancis Jiehandy. Adam Giroux. Ryan Croyle. Nebojsa Stojkovic, Evan MacDonald, John Graf, Lenard Vaz J. Putt-in photo West Quad 2nd Wenley - Front Row: Matthew Clearman, Adam Har- nson, Lance Betway. Ben Hum Row 2: Chris Bielak, Robert Hoekstra, Colin Watson, Alan Ulnch, Tristan Peitz, David Perout, Russ Bielawski Row 3: Robert Hewlett II, Xiaohan Song, Dante Heron, Scott Ensminger, Mark Young, Paul DuBors Back Row: Oren Gall, Steve Martay, Sam Jamieson, John Yoon, Kyle Brouwer, Charles Miller, William Reese. J. Pwtrin photo West Quad 3rd Wenley - Front Row: Nisha Erinjeri. Danielle Bochneak, Lauren Wisniewski, Amy Patel, Anne Cnockaert Row 2: Tammy Whyte, Jen- niter Wendling. Jackelyn Ng. Kelry Edwards, Marlowe Marsh, Lmdsey Cook, Priya Mahajan, Wendy McKimpson, Sarah Thompsor Back Row: Tnsna Weishuhn, Mary Paul, Erica Elliott, Elizabeth Boyle, Katie Larson, Lesley Wertekamp, Shweta Maheshwari. Kirsten Beniamm, Shanon Hughes, Lauren Proux. J. Puti ' in photo HOUSING 307 Taking time out of his hectc schedule, a stu- dent lifts weights at the CCRB. For many stu- dents, workjng out was a way to relieve stress and take a break from the hours of studying done On Campus. S. Tedjasukmana photo 308 MIC HIGANENSIAN West Quad Martha Cook West Quad 3rd Winchell - Front Row: Jessica Baker. Brittany Ritter, Stephanie Strez, Nitya Viswanthan Row 2: Marybeth Knoth, Victoria Jones. Lindsay Stevens. Elizabeth Knott, Kim Newstadt, Beth Atler, Undsay Nayler, Emilie Salata, Nicki DoozanBack Row: Marianna Fteynolds. Kathryn Conlon. Nikki AmolO. Jessica Patel. SungAe Yoo, Yan-luan Ho. Laura Davies-Lutlaw, Sarah O ' Brien. Alayna Bialick, Olga Slavin. J. Putrin photo West Quad 3rd 4th Williams - Front Row: Asad Hayat, Michael Fred- erich, Mark Hindelang. Michael Albertus. Zach Olds, Evan Brown, Michael Folhc Row 2: Ross Crow, John Morris, Nick Stadts, Mark Corbin, Kirk Whitelaw. Kevin Russo, Jason Caya, Samir Shah. Robert Uhl Row 3: Patrick Luu. Daryl Vautour. Joe ' Northrup. Jason Eldndge. Joe Zmikly, Asif Bhimani, Philip O ' Niel. Daniel Paul. Sid Deu, Rob Alexander Row 4: Eron Cayedito, Sumeet Gopwani. Jeremiah Hsu, Adam Schlesmger, Jason Benedict. Maulik Pavith, Chris Hogan, Jonathon Disner, Scott Hanson Row 5: Mark Terry Vijay Virupannavar, Andrew Scheldt, Derek Feldkamp, Jason Aguilo. Craig Murrry Back Row: Stephen Szwast, Michael Edelman, Jeremy Borsos, David King, Russell Gatos, Michael Feinstein. Michael Niegsch, Jeff Niemiec. T. Sit photo West Quad 5th Williams - Front Row: Dan Fitzgerald. Nathan Roersma. Seema Shah, Mary Coveney, Clarissa Henry, Mcahel Evashevski. Jen Hong, Natalie Jimines, Sultan Shames Row 2: Samantha Hicks, Kathryn McKee. Shayna Yagoda. Laura Billet. Kristen Satala. Elizabeth Chase, Antoinette Wale. Leanna DeCraene. Thomas Laing. Amy Coughlm Row 3: Bnan Skvark, Kristen Cook, Chris Sporte, Peter Rogers. Victoria Daws. Arlene Ocasio. Dennis Busse, Jonathon Szokola. Cart Cornilsen. Benjamin Bntz Row 4: Bnan Berends, Sunni Yu, Lauren Gariepy. Sonya Housepian, Rahul Yaratha, Adam Dick Back Row: Michael Ostrowski, Kevin Rysiewski. Jacek Zaloga. Daniel Adams, Nghiem Nguyen, Michael Vitek, Richard Barnes, Keith Pen- nington J. Putvin photo West Quad 2nd Winchell - Front Row: Oarennda Shaw. Amanda Glasgow, Grace Liu, Stephanie Grohoski, Sarah Bur, Christine Hua Row 2: IKyungmin Kang, Lisa Miller, Diane Thangamani. Alexis Goolik, Janelle Penisten, Jamie Powers, Jennie Hoffman, Savina Singn Back Row: Sarah Morales, Gretchen Gooding, Gabnelle Rooney, Caitlin Knarr. Elizabeth Benki, Aleigha Sober-Rankin. Chiara Levin. Andrea Ivanikiw, Lauren Zetts, Natassia Polyne, J. Putvin photo West Quad 4th Wenley - Front Row: Alia Epstein, Amy Baker, Areej El- Jawahn, Emity O ' Donnell Row 2: Ina Gjeci, Michelle Skurulsky, Jilian Bonn, Abbi Hoiles, Amy Fernandez, Amanda Czop, Janaki Desai Row 3: Jennifer Vassil. Sarah Dobson, Cameron Contizano, Stacy Dodd. Sally Holhster, Emily Hiltiard, Janna Hutz. Karen Anderson. Theresa Keeley Back Row: Christen Kirchner. Knstina Vedder, Laura Ochoa. Shavonne Maclin. Asianne Fteld. Holfy Borchardt. Shanna Williams. Rachel Miller. J. Putvin photo Martha Cook Freshmen - Front Row: Laura Davis. Alexis Olive, Mikala Biema. Mann Hoplamazian, Sarah Maynard, Kimberly Warzyniec, Jennifer Cabotage Row 2: Carofyn Mickiewicz. Sandra Shargabian. Kendal Harlan. Montana Schultz, ' Bonnie Grow. Amy Geppert, Jennifer Martin Row 3: Jen- nifer Bumham, Rachel Ozar, Rese Fox. Chnssy Heath, Mara Nestorovic, Andrea Holowecky, Edna Buckle, Karen Barr Row 4: Kimberty Essenburg, Irene Warner. Tekla Bude. Nellie Kargar. Christie Springstead, Christine Hayes. Melanie Muchortow, Tiffani Boss Back Row: Beth Rutkowski, Bethany Erhardt, Londiser Halili, Sraronne Buckle, Monica Kenzie. Canssa Orizondo, Monika Garg. L. Norris photo HOUSING 3 09 Martha Cook Stockwell Martha Cook Sophomores - Front Row: Rosa Flores, Aylan Brakora, Sarah Walsh, E Chase Wesley. Umang Malhotra. Emily Gandolfi, Marisa Darden Row 2: Lindsay Cooper, Alice Shukia, Alexis Zhu, Emity Moran, Stephanie Bleasdale, Sandra Chien, Stacey Mclaughlin, Ann Reister, Chizzy Nwankwo Row 3: Amanda Elliott, Amy Liao, Miriam Giilon, Rachel Mathews, Nina Webster, Sarah FVesspnch, Andrea Kmttel. Leu Wan-Er Back Row: Fayrouz Saad. Androni Henry, Miranda Welboume, Erin Whipkey. Ashleigh Sewell. Krysta Bartnick, Carolyn Senger, Minam Counterman, Elizabeth Wolfram. L. Norris photo Martha Cook Graduate Students - Front Row: Y-Ching Chung. Hee Hyul Moon. Nahoko Maeda, Chansse Baidoria, Jung-hwa Ha Back Row: Senkuta Gebeyeh, Jessica Nelson, Emily DaSilva, Richa Mittal. L. Norris photo Stockwell 1-0 - Front Row: Jamie Nevwine, Carly Brancless, Jane Pearl Levin. Areeal Randall. All Torre, Holty Edwards, Dalphine Comet Back Row: Jennifer Edelberg, Jean Hansen. Lindsay Rubin, Allison Zunder. Erin Sorensen, Kristi Anne Sprecher, Emily Keeping. Jordan Newmark. Alexandra Blauer, Kristen Pavie. T. AJcimmusuru photo Martha Cook Juniors - Front Row: Maiko Kawanishi, Rachel Green. Mededith Palen, Elise Freimuth. Kathryn Decker Row 2: Amanda Thomas, Yumna Mackie, Amelia Deschamps. Elda Rivero. Jessamyn Smallenburg, Ai Hisano. Christina Serrato, Casey Breitenbeck Back Row: Erin Birkam, Sweena Parmar. Simone Welch, Allison Schwartz, Candace Johnson, Lon- neke Purucker. L. Norris photo Martha Cook Seniors - front Row: Yi -Lun Jen, Pei-ya Liao, Patricia MacRae Back Row: Elisabeth Jonnston. Hui Shan, Lori Burke. Nicole Thomas, Hilarty Alpertt. L. Norm photo . Stockwell 3-0 - Front Row: Carfy Palmer. Anissa Martin, Mayun Appareddy, Emily Peden, Nadia Wijatno, Prya Tamilarasan, Courtney Wilmot Row 2: Jamila Selby. Laura Stephens. Carmen Lafia, Err% Weiss, Alice Oh, Sally Jones, Tse Ka Li Carly, Tanny Ng Row 3: Joanna Gau, Antoinette Price, Amessa Anderson, Cassandra Watts. Allie Gordon. Katy Stout, Katelyn Davis Back Row: Kathryn Ellison, Rebecca Fagen, Vanesa Febo, Jennifer Buck- ley, Kiely Ohman. Enn Nutt. Anne Ditto. Stephanie Wonreng, Kristin Cerelli. Anne Horak. T. Afcinimusuru photo 310 MlCHlUANENSIAN Cutting himself a piece of a brownie, a stu- dent in West Quad anticipates eating this deli- cious treat. Many dorms held nights where residents could gather in the cafeteria to eat and chat with other residents, 1. Ne f photo ecial LJ Ji. S D O fl S O I " flJ.Il 3,HCl programs special ACTIVITIES By Kara DeBoer Regardless of a student ' s year at the University, dormitory life provided a strong social network and an outlet for community outreach. Every dorm on campus offered its own distinctive opportunities for residents. Of all dorms on campus, East Quad boasted the most creative activities. From the dorm ' s own theatre troupe, the RC Players, to its art gallery and performance venue, the " Half Way Inn, " residents benefited from a plethora of artistic programs. One of the year ' s first performances, An Evening of Scenes, was acted out by dorm residents. Confronting the year ' s most relevant political issue, resi- dents of East Quad also performed a Semi-Guerilla Play about Bush ' s Proposed War on Iraq. Multicultural councils in many dorms headed the orga- nization of dorm activities. Nick Rutledge, LSA sophomore and member of the West Quad A ' Subuhi multicultural council, said the dorms offer " a good chance for students to branch out and get a taste of a different culture. " The A ' Subuhi council sponsored two speakers for Native American Heritage Month, including a University professor. Rutledge said the council also spon- sors Westifest, a dorm-wide end-of- year celebration. Akshay Bajpaee, LSA sophomore and peer advi- sor for his Couzens Michigan Community Scholars Pro- gram, said dorm activities help students " connect with other people in their residence hall. " He said, " It provides good social stability. " The Couzens MCSP organized movie nights, a haunted house trip, community service programs, and a forum following the events of 9-11 featuring pro- fessors and experts on world politics. Nadya Sheikh said Couzens was also home to student interest groups. " We have a group called the ' midnight runners ' who go running at 9:30 p.m. three times a week, and also a birthday com- mittee who decorates students ' doors, " she said. All students at the University could find a dorm fulfilling their custom needs. From intramural sports and yoga classes to craft and " open mike " nights, at least one had what every student liked. Even the most randomly placed freshmen could find a home away from home. HOUSING 311 Stockwell Stockwell 4-O - Front Row: Heyoung Lee, Yoon Hee Kang, Pen Nelson, Divya Parambi, Nicky Enberg, Ashley Cooper Row 2: Jessica Thudium, Wai Ting Yu. Tiffany Chua. Eun-Hyung Kim, Lindsay Shepherd, Isabella Stack], Elizabeth Mann Back Row: Bngid Kutner, Julie Verduge, Jina Choi, Andrea Kos, Kristen VanDyke, Vibhuti Kowluru, Terhiana Rodriguez. Agnieszka Guzik, Lara Zaiic, Rachel Williams. T. Akinmustmt photo Stockwell 5-0 - Front Row: Jennifer Laung. Elizabeth Johnson. Megan Barber. Lindsay Erben, Luz Christina Telleria, Chelsea Trull Row 2: Lindsay Salliotte, Kristen Emanuele, Janet Song, Kristin Vespa, Leah Ives, Kristen Neubauer, Suchi Sethi. Pooja Marwaha Back Row: Erin McGrath, Amanda Kristofik, Knsten Tansil. Tnsha !3oyd, Anna Lawitzke, Paige Butler, Bridget O ' Brien. Michelle Carroll T. Alcinmusuru photo Stockwell 2-5 - Front Row: Lauren Colchamiro, Jacqueline London, Amber Lowden, Danielle Zwim, Kristin Pnnce Back Row: SunHwa Jeong, Seungyeon Chunlt. Shannon Steele, Elizabeth Clarke, Monique Brown, Laura Pressley. Cayna Carnes T. Atcinmusuru photo Stockwell 3-5 - Front Row: So Yeun Park, Heather Rule, Amy Yeo, Anne Mana Fano, Dipti Sawalka. Lisa Frausto, Blair Richman Row 2: Lisa Granum, Kelly Carison, Tianyu Zhu, Tracy Gierada, Supriya Bajoria, Gretchen Frank, Chamira Jones Back Row: Bethany Heinrich. Emily Patterson, Laura Mat- teson, Megan Davidson, Anita Yogiaman, Apamaa Bhatt, Michelle Weemhoff, Alisara Vichaiwatanapanich, Patricia Laskowsky. T. Afcinmusurw photo Stockwell 4-5 - Front Row: Amber Kao. Crystal Davis, Yolanda Djaja Sastra. Jessica Miles. Priscilla Oh, Jessica Vartanian. Eunjin Hong Row 2: Sarah Babka. Kristen Veresh. Jennifer Weibel. Christie Jenuwine, Emily Hussey, Andrea Daane. Jennfer Wilkerson Back Row: Lindsay Silverstein, Rebecca Gaiewski, Kathanna Daub, Marjorie Devereux, Jennifer Sanch. Dani- elle Gursky, Hailee Bloom, Catherine Kennedy T. AJcinmusuru photo Stockwell 5-5 - Front Row: Alexis Sharp Row 2: Elizabeth Doody, Pam Bol- hnger, Martha Skup, Kristen Ledebuhr. Allison Goldberg. Rebecca Goldberg, Sonya Johnson, Jennifer Klemke Back Row: Cindy YeeChing Chin, Shannon Eliason, Katie Sadowska, Jacryn Remick, Sara Klotz, Jacduelyn Zacny, Megan Ktenheksel. Robin Wood, Davya Chillapalli. T. Atinmujuru photo Junior political science major Nilay Dave cannot wait to satisfy his late-night craving. Some carry-out restaurants j were open until 4 a.m. to furnish students with a (ate night snack to help them finish that one paper or cram for an exam. Y. Qranata photo 312 MIC HIGANF.NSIAN HOUSING 313 Greek Life BY JANA KANTOR AND ANDREA LINK photo courtesy Sigma Alf ha Epsilon 314 MlCHIGANENSlAN photo courtesy Alpha Chi Onu ' gu ecoming part of one of the largest and most active organizations on campus, members of the Greek community were readily welcomed into the college setting upon initiation into a house. While constantly participating in house-sponsored philanthropic activities such as " Watermelon Bust, " " Derby Days, " and " Anchor Slam, " social frater- nities and sororities balanced community involvement with exciting weekends, From house parties to formal dances, Greek life was never dull. GREEKS 315 Dressed all in green, Susanna Hathaway. Andrea Link, Zak Kieityka, Morgan Dnjtchas, Monica Myers, Nick Lehnert, and Kelly Ueb- man enjoy a night of Irish fun. Gamma Phi Beta and R Kappa Phi organized this party at Old Shillelagh ' s in Detroit. photo courtesy Qamma Phi Beta Decked out in leis and hula skirts. LSA junior Stephanie Thomas. LSA junior Kelly Martin- Crawford, LSA junior Lindsey Margraf, Music Senior Megan Johnson, and LSA junior Lind- say Noms celebrate at their Hawaiian -themeo 1 party. Third party vendors allowed women to meet all the men in a specific fraternity house. photo courtesy Alpha Phi 3 iO MlCHIGANENSIAN pary venors By Andrea Link Greeks at the University were stereotyped as being big partiers. While that was not always true, they did know how to have a good time under the proper conditions. These included a fun venue, lots of people, and usually a few drinks. Third party vendors, named so because they typically involved a sorority, a fraternity, and a bar or club, were a fun way for Greeks to take a break from the pressures of school. The off-campus location of these parties provided an oasis from the monotony of constantly being in one city. " I am from out of state and never get to see much of Michigan except Ann Arbor. Third Party Vendors are so much fun to start with, and leaving Ann Arbor for the night is an additional perk, " said sophomore Kelly Liebman. Another perk of a third party vendor was that it gave Greeks the chance to be- come closer to another house. Since the party involved only one fraternity and one soror- ity, students were able to really get to know the house they were partying with and make new friends. Additional thrills were added when the party fell during a pledge period because of the traditions of pledge classes. " Some of the boys are so sensitive about their pledge pins. I tried to steal one pledge ' s pin, and he gave me his credit card instead because he ' d rather lose that than the pin, " said junior Katie Den Bleyker. Overall, Greeks enjoyed the chance to meet new people, bond with different houses, and escape the pressures of school in one fun-filled night. Third party vendors gave people from all houses the opportunity to have a classically good time in a new way. The women of Alpha Kappa Theta dug through their closets to find lust the right out- fits to wear for this " Pimps and Hos " themed party. Many Greeks enjoyed these types of parties because the themes allowed them to wear different outfits than they usually would. photo courtesy Ko pJ u Alpha Theta GREEKS 317 dfthpbi Andrew McQuarrie, Marc Schneidkraut, Kenney Lundburg, Peter Chu. James Starmes, J. Crew Gary, Michael Caplan, Nathan Mikoloylizak, Michael Bloom, Josh Brand, Jon Edmunds, Tom Allen, Fritz Quinn, Enc Hatty, Chns Daywalt. Tim Sandok, Matt Smith, Johnathon Baugh, Derek Bell, Alan Loui, Ryan Withrow, Corey Ruzzin, Joseph Niewiad- omskl, Jeff Gnggs, Charles Miller, Thomas Ratcliffe, Benjamin Dirlikov, Joe Robinson, Ryan Stein. David Kaunpfe. P. Niznnkle, Nate Prill, Adam Jones, Jason Wexler, Lukasz Skalski. Benjamin Joelson, Tony Fuller. L. Proux photo multicu k council Front Row: jaya Som, Alicia S. Guevara, Lilian A. Roa Row 2: Ricardo Caudillo, Kelly Sappmgton, Touseef Bhatti. Anu Mutyala, Rogelo Hernandez, Quan Doan Row 3: Jessica Boyd. Michael Woo. Mark Wadley, Atishay Chopra, Celso Firme Cardenas, Galy Guzman. T.Akinmusuru photo 318M,, :HIGANENSIAN A V lamda chi Front Row: Christian Knudson. Nicholas A. J. Ferreira, Thomas Knowlton, Nathan Whet- Row 2: Chris Demeniuk, Brian Lau, Anthony Sassi, Richard Shuma. Matt Marho, Justin Nernatzadeh. S. Thomas photo Front Row: Adam Goldberg, Max Henschell, Jared Ryan. Jonathan Bos, John Scatamac- chia, Frank Fetters, Edward H. Fortunate Row 2: Patrick Flynn. Michael Barnes, Benjamin Bemier, Lauren Schleh, Dave Szewczyk. Chris Kozak, Chris Galopin Row 3: William J. Kraus, Adam C. Southard, Matthew Martin, Kevin Shi, Brian Reger. S. Thomas photo Front Row: Corwyn Nikk|la, Kellie Schwagle. Christine Wctor, Christopher Atto. David Griffus. Jillian Kwiatkowski, Peter Brown, Nick Shaheen, Olivia Ott, Edward Girodat Row 2: Justin Morgan, Joe Klipp. Geoff George, Maxwell McGonegai. Greg Haapala. Phil Somer- ville, Nate Parsh, Adam Farber, Bob Bossier, Timothy Lewer Row 3: Lucas Christiansen. Doug Snyder, Daniel Cousino, Matthew Wolterstorff, Neil Maieski, Michael Jabon, Brian Vanderwerp, Michael Palko. Peter Sullivan. Blair Mikkelsen. C. Hackett photo GREEKS 3 19 Chasing after h:s opponents, this Sigma Alpha Epsilon brother later went on to score the winning touchdown. The brothers of Sigma Alpha Epsilon practiced for weeks to ensure their victory. photo courtesy Sigma Alpha Epsilon After winning the Mudbowl, the Sigma Alpha Epsilon team crowds together and rejoices in their win. The hosting fraternity had only lost two Mudbowls in the past decade. photo courtesy Sigma Alpha Epsilon 320M ' HIGANENS1AN I paying in e By Melissa Mariola Chilly autumn temperatures did not make the participants of Mudbowl any less determined for victory as the 69th annual Mudbowl kicked off Homecoming on October 26. Sigma Alpha Epsilon faced Sigma Nu ending with a score of 1 2-6 as SAE reclaimed the champion title after last year ' s loss, keeping their house record alive with only two losses in the last decade. During halftime, Delta Gamma challenged last year ' s champions Delta Delta Delta in the sorority game. " We played our hearts out. Being a part of the whole game despite our loss was an experience in itself, " said Jenna Naylor, a member of the Tri-Delt team. DG succeeded with an early touchdown and a final score of 6-0. Ten fraternities and seven sororities spent weeks practicing to enter into the bracketed tournament that was held the weekend prior to the game in hopes of reaching the final championship. Sigma Alpha Epsilon ' s traditional Mudbowl was played on the morning of the Homecoming game against Iowa. It raised over $5,700, nearly double the amount from preceding years, for Mott ' s Children ' s Hospital through local business, alumni, parent, and student sponsors. In addition, every house that vied for the chance to play wrote a $150 check directly to the hospital. David Burciaga, Vice President and Mudbowl Coordinator for SAE, said, " when people come out to see the Mudbowl, they just see it as a football game that we hold. I don ' t think that they see the good in the event which is really the whole purpose behind the Mudbowl, to do some good for the community and give some- thing back. " Approximately 2,000 people crowded the surrounding lawn of the muddy football field next to SAE on the corner of South University and Washtenaw. Months of preparation brought only one minor problem. Water, which was tra- ditionally donated by the fire department, was unable to be supplied for the first time in probably sixty years " due to liability and due to budget constraints, " according to Burciaga. Instead, a pool attendant trucked in 9,000 gallons of water that the SAE brothers used to prepare the field by walking on the held for three hours. The event received national recognition as ESPN came to film the game. An excerpt was played during the Michigan vs. Iowa game and a play from the Mudbowl was selected as the 9th choice in the Top Ten Plays of the Week on television. The first thing this Delta Gamma sister wants to do after winning the sorority Mudbowl was give her friend a muddy hug. Delta Gamma and Delta Delta Delta members played even rougher then the young men in Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Sigma Nu. photo courtesy Sigma Alpha Epsilon GREEKS 321 TA1 sigifKrcfefta tau Front Row: Cynthia Shapiro, Alexis Newman, Lindsey Ross, Lauren Kantor, Carty Brandess. Edith Dobrowski, Lauren Giovanmello Row 2: Leah Bottone, Jenna Kandel. Meredith Garfunkel, Blair Richman, Jill Harrow, Lauren Dannunzio, Gillian Goldberg Row 3: Carty Moskowitz, Brooke Turner, Morgan Holiday, Jennifer Aurbach, Natasha Bemey, Melissa Zucker Back Row: Molly Hartman, Lauren Glass, Sara Estnn, Anna Gnnshpun, NicoJIe Cooper. L. Proux photo del mma Front Row: Katie Johnstone, Andrea Cambell, Ljnasay Straetmans. Meggan Weyand, Michelle Longstreet, Emily J. Meyers, Jennifer Cutshall, Stephanie Harwood Row 2: Jull Gilliam. Emilly McMorris, L Franke. Amelia Tompkins, Carolyn Schilling, Allison Spinweber, Alexa Jenner, Colleen Russell, Birgit Swanson, Georgianna Golematis, Victoria Jones, Michelle Kelly, Amy Allen, Fallon James, Row 3: Leah Weiss, Sarah Mclintic, Lauren Holder. Jessica Germain, Chnstina Deal. Alexis Smith, Jessica Inman, Liz Burpee, Anna Schaberg, Kristina Vanek Row 4: Emily Myers. Brooke Ntekin, Megan Stewart, Antoinette Wale. Christine Mclssac. Carotyn Trabka, Kelly Adams, Carolyn Assarian, Marcia Stabryla, Julia Lesley Row 5: Kelty Ker, Emify Tenner, Kathryn Kerns, Rachel Gamer, Tricia Ross. Knstie Maruyama, Sara Caeser, Andrea Carone, Julie Rankin Row 6: Katrina VanSuili- chem, Sara Naheedy, Margaret Clevenstine, Kristin Thielbar, Kate Foster, Leah Thompson, Michelle Sweet Back Row: Atae-Kate Raisch, Kathryn M. Tisch, Elizabeth Osborn, Kellie James, Lauren Petrash, Kathnne Russell, Rebecca O ' Brien, Kathenne Schconover, Mehsssa Beras Y.CjronaJa photo Front Row: Molty Hedges, Maureen Cebula, Sarah Ehlke, Ashley Keating, Emma Lister, Knstin O ' Mara, Kellie Hoy. Elizabeth Morante, Nina Lamia, Lindsay Wasenko, Megan Gerk- ing, Sarah Zienng Row 2: Cindy Cattier, Elisabeth Weir, Liz Hall, Kelly Martin, Ruby Hira- manek, Ellenanne Dimick, Jessica Ricaurte, Melanie Wheeler, Alexa Caralis, Lauren Smylie, Anne Jassman. Brittany Riner, Caroline Friend Row 3: Angela Uanes. Melissa Mariola, Jen- niter Breukheimer, Kathenne Weller, Melissa McGinnis, Mary Hojnowski, Elizabeth Chase, Kristen Satala, Elizabeth Wozniak, Lauren Bartlett. Nicole Enberg, Laura Peterson Row 4: Lindsey Crawford, Manssa Kehn, Melanie Van Antwerp. Leah Jacoby, Elizabeth Brooks, Mary Zevalkink, Jessica Thudium. Kristme Kelminsky Row 5: Jessica Talbot, Lauren Bordato. Carol Liou, Stephanie Ritok, Margaret Albert!, Stacey Flagslead, Lauren O ' Bryan, lissa Miller, Lauren Hosner. Allison Gans, Anne Sage Row 6: Gabnelle Szymanski, Mary Vanderweele, Meagan Wilson. Ijndsey Hill, Lauren Gegg, Lindsey Margraf. Rebecca Davis. Laura Rothschild. Ingnd Arnold, Jessica Sohl Back Row: Chelsea Matros. Heather Rudy, Kathenne Kennedy. Cheryl Hackett, Meredith Sparks, Lindsey Stanzick, Erin Fowler, Lauren Bidigore, Lauren Reed, Elizabeth Fagan. S.Thomas photo Pi 322 M,C HIGANENS1AN alph interfra ta phi Front Row: Mi Jin Park, Valene Chan, Tao Wang, Lynn Chau, Shana Fu Row 2: Chris- tine Quan. Jennifer Chuong, Florence Nguyen-Quang, Helen So, Andrea Loh, Stefanie Chau Back Row: Susin Kan, Cathy Chao. Cecilty Tan, Jessatynn Kwok, Chuan Teng, PriSCillla Ho, Noelle Yang. C. Tedjasukrmma photo council Front Row: Mitchel McLachlan, Barrett Zilan, Joel Winston, Jason Harris, David Schnepp Back Row: David Kaplan, Brian Axelrad. John Duncan Jr.. Bradley Coppens, Matthew VanWasshnpva, Daniel Berglund. C. Tedjmukmana photo ifc prfsraents Front Row: David Slott, Justin Hansen, Bryan MacKenzie, Brandon Phenix, Michael Bar- bieri, Jared Ryan, Ryan Daly, Lyle Chapman, Justin Sand Back Row: Bradley Coppens, Branden Muhl, Trevor Gronseth, Robin Chand. Matthew Jackson, Eric Goodman, Nathan Winter. Andrew Schneider. Eric Sauler C. Tedjasukmana photo GREEKS 323 A Alpha Ga mma Delta By Chelsea Anderson Enthusiastically, the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority entered its second year on the University ' s campus. There were approximately 50 members and eight pledges. " Because we are smaller, we actually know everyone in the sorority and get along with everyone. Not too many sororities can say that, " said Maggie Weston, a junior in LSA and president of Alpha Gamma Delta. Alpha Gamma Delta ' s main philanthropic event for the year was the Alpha Gamma Pie Slam. The Pie Slam was discovered when the sisters attended the interna- tional Greek conference. " While at the conference, we shared ideas for philanthropic events, and the sorority from Southern Illinois suggested a pie slam, " said Weston. " We decided to try to make it a big event here at the University for both now and the future. " The Pie Slam took place on the Diag, following the Homecoming game against Iowa. Prominent University leaders volunteered to have pies thrown at them. Students paid to throw pies at the human targets after returning from the game. The money raised sup- ported juveni le diabetes research. The Pie Slam was so successful that it became an annual event for the sisters of Alpha Gamma Delta. Throughout the year, Alpha Gamma Delta sisters and pledges took part in Greek Week events, Sigma Chi Derby Days, date parties, barn dances, football tailgates with fraternities, and formals. They also played intramural sports getting to know each other both on and off the field. " We had a strong sisterhood with such a small chapter, and that allowed us to really know each other, " said Ryan Baril, a junior in LSA and Vice President of Operations. Front Row: Christine M. Brooks, Corinne Welch, Kristen Klanow, Ryan Ban!, Jamie Newine, Michelle BoRuch, Tracy Chichester, Hannah Marsh, Katie Herta Row 2: Jessica Badt. Maggie Weston, Molly Clark, Niki Pancratz, Tracy Krzezewski, Elisa Myers, Holly Wheeler, Lauren Schwartz, Amanda Seiblel Back Row: Erin Webster, Gillian Hann, Rebecca Juran, Tara Needham, Nancy Chinonis, Abigail Gavrila, Elisabeth DeRonne, Elizabeth Cheng, Carne Maddox. Y. Qranata photo 324 Ml CHIGANENSlAN Showing off their biggest smiles, two Alpha Striking a pose in front of the stunning Alpha Gamma Delta sisters stop for the camera before their formal last spring. The girls of Alpha Gamma Delta eagerly awaited this event so they could wear their most beautiful Gamma Delta house, three sisters proudly show off their letters to Hill Street. Painted in red, yellow, and green, each letter repre- sented the ideals of Alpha Gamma Delta. dresses, eat delicious food, and dance the photo courtesy Alpha Qamma Delta night away with a handsome date. photo courtesy Alpha Qamma Delta GREEKS 3 25 rarities By Carly McEntee The University housed many sororities and fraternities on campus. The Panhel- lenic Association served as the bigger body for the sororities. It was created in the first decade of the twentieth century with goals including working on issues and voting on poli- cies and procedures for the different sororities. The Panhellenic Association council consisted of a sorority member elected from each house. The council also included an executive board where ten women were elected to work with a staff member. All campuses that had National Panhellenic Conference sorori- ties received support from the National Panhellenic Conference by receiving money for Greek events. Executive Vice President of the executive board Dana Holcman said of her involvement, " I have had so many leadership opportunities, friendships formed, and memo- rable experiences that I will never forget. Being a part of the sorority as well as the larger Greek community has made me a better person. " The Panhellenic Council, additionally, concentrated on the recruitment process, referred to as Rush. Each year about 900 students took part in Rush. These students decided to become a part of the Greek community on campus. This council gave sorority women a chance to be involved not only in a single sorority, but the Greek community as a whole. Front Row: Megan Kern. Sarah Schreiber, Monica Rose, Amber Ward, Nicole Beck Back Row: Dana Holcman, Knstin Taylor, Britt Sommerfiled, Mary Beth Seiler. Theresa Giachino, Kara Antonini. K. Stoner photo I MlCHlGANENSIAN At a national convention, the ladies of the Pannellenic Association meet up with a fra- ternity brother. Hours of work and training are required for each position on Panhel. photo courtesy Panhellenic Association What should we order, pasta or chicken? Members of Panhel and IFC congregated at Palio ' s to discuss Greek life and eat a huge feast. photo courtesy PanheUenic Association GREEKS 327 ega By Erica Chernick As they hold an enormous Hersheys bar that will soon be devoured, the girls of Alpha Chi Omega pause for the camera. For Rush, the girls decorated their house and wore themed Outfits, photo courtesy Alpha Chi Omega The sisters of Alpha Chi Omega congregate on the stairs, preparing for a big night out in Ann Arbor. Each weekend the Alpha Chi Omega girls partied together at fraternities and Dars photo courtesy Alpha Chi Omega Front Row: Sonia Chandnai, Katie Karlson, Liz Bemick, Nicole Vanneste, Dana Verkade, Gena Oles. Marisha Stefanko, Ashley Varterasian, Stephanie Beck, Julie Moore, Nikki Pratt, Megan Wickman, Shawn Hathaway Row 2: Enn Locke, Susan Doty, Liza Zachana, Sarah Wilson. Jessica Marks. Kim Kunihiro, Keri Kingma, Jessica Keys. Megan Swansen. Sarah Ducheny, McKenzie Carr, Amanda Devlin Row 3: Elyse Agnello, Kate Loughlin, Laura Cechanowicz, Sarah VanderKooi, Kate Irwin, Laura Meili, Chrissie Hajek, Hillary Higgins. Allie Gordon, Amalia Rocha, Baire Davis, liana Sabes, Staphanie Strez, Caty Free, Becky Lane Row 4: Karen Upkin, Jacke Trevino, Lizze Malette. Ana Magar, Jessica Augusta, Ericha Ramsey, Amanda Kokas. Laura Wilson, Carly Gold. Sarah Baumgartner, Emily Boggs, Lynn Zwinck, Ashley Wendela, Lauren Frank, Christina Kuo, Melissa Donovan, Amy Kaplan Row 5: Stephanie Peppard, Becky Paroby, Katie Williamson, Lisa Gregg, Holden Brown, Betsey Thelen, Erica Volltrauer. Erica Wittier, Chrissie DelTatto, Tracy Schaldenbrand, Allison Dolby. Dannielle Sita, Lisa Uoyd, Kara Husted. Marie Kendy, Sarah Willie, Katie Beck Row 6: Jess Vandertan. Sallie Taylor. Katie Towl, Lindsey Morgan, Carly Scahill. Julie Murray. CJ Kalinka. Erin Turner, Erika Waddell, Jaclyn Dujovski, Tracy Bell, Ehsa Pagam. Amy Jaick. Lyndsay Nash, Melissa Stroebel, Katie Eyre. Melissa Kasoff. Jacke Manifold Back Row: Anna Sutherland, Alexis Waldor, Heather Petres, Lindsey Wisniewski, Aimee Garrison. Kan Johnson, Lindsay Spoerl, Jenny Pike. Monica Rose. Ann Mickley. Nikki Beck. Savanna Thor, Lisa Speiser, Jenn Levin, Sarah Leversee, Enn McNicholas, Jackie Felder, Sarah Mtehell, Lauren Kamm, Tijana Dvomic J. Wemer photo The history of Alpha Chi Omega was unlike any similar organiza- tion present on campus. In 1894, at the annual convention of Alpha Chi Omega, the founders of the group decided to publish a journal, which was later titled The Lyre of Alpha Chi Omega. The first edition was forty pages in length, and contained the chapter histories of the four existing chapters active at the time, as well as personal news of alumni and recital programs. The publication was central to the sorority; in fact, starting in 1915, young women interested in joining Alpha Chi Omega were required to purchase the magazine as their initiation fee. The journal included a lifetime sub- scription to The Lyre of Alpha Chi Omega. What was also unique to Alpha Chi Omega was the organization ' s extraordinary diversity. Members of the sorority came from across the United States and represented countries all over the world. This year, the group had more than 500 members residing in foreign countries. Alpha Chi Omega was renowned for its philanthropic activity. In the 2001-2002 academic year, Alpha Chi Omega granted more than 40 scholarships and fellowships, amounting to nearly $25,000. Originally a women ' s fraternity whose membership was restricted to students enrolled in the School of Music, the group adjusted its mem- bership policies within a few months of its inception, and changed the requirement so that liberal arts students could be included. The music requirement no longer existed. In place of the music requirement were five membership criteria: academic interest, character, financial responsibility, leadership ability and personal development. As Alpha Chi Omega continued to grow and expand its member- ship, it had nevertheless proven the test of time. Although it has under- gone changes since its founding over one century ago, it had remained true to its mission statement. 328 MlCHIGANENSlAN A ATT apha deta pi By Jana Kantor At the past three national conventions, the Beta Eta chapter of Alpha Delta Pi.was the recipient of the Golden Lion award, the most prestigious award granted by A D Pi nationals. This award was given to the chapter that " excels in service, sisterhood, scholarship, and social activities, " according to Mary Ervin, the public relations chairman. The chapter receiving this award must be extremely active on campus, and that was definitely the case for these women at the University. The sisters of Alpha Delta Pi participated in and coordinated numerous philanthropic events. They raised $16,000 for the Ronald McDonald house, their national philanthropic foundation. Throughout the year, members of Alpha Delta Pi went to the Ronald McDonald house on campus to make dinner and bake cookies. They also had a " mitten tree, " an extra Christmas tree that served as a location for people to donate blankets, scarves, mittens, and other articles of clothing to a nearby women ' s shelter during the holiday season. Alpha Delta Pi ' s biggest event was Mr. Greek Week, a beauty pageant with a twist. Greek Week teams selected one male to represent the team. He then dressed in drag, and worked the stage, showing off his feminine side. The entire Greek community looked forward to this event so they could see their favorite frat boys wearing make-up and d resses. Although they were extremely involved on campus, the sisters of Alpha Delta Pi knew how to have a good time. They planned the largest third party vendor last year, a toga party with eight additional Greek houses at Barnstormer ' s. In November, they " Got Down in D-Town " at the Center Street Pub with other Greek houses, and still managed to keep their house grade point average above the Panhellenic mean. Noelle Egnatios, social chair of Alpha Delta Pi, stated, " AD Pi: we work hard, but play even harder. " Crowding together for one last picture before departing, the members of Alpha Delta Pi get excited for a Hawaiian -themed date party. Girls enjoyed date parties because they were able to spend the whple night with their sisters and boyfriends. photo courtesy Alpha Delta Pi Preparing to start a rush party, sisters of Alpha Delta Pi show off their Hollywood theme. Each girl wore the same shirt not only to be con- sistent with the theme, but also so rushees could easily point out members. photo courtesy Alpha Delta Pi Front Row: Lauren Wray, Ashley Cooper, Victoria Eck, Krlsten Emanuele, Bethany Panyard, Sarah Ervin. Elizabeth Herek, Lora Hesch. Mary Ervin, Bo Chu, Katherine Wu. Diana Verdugo Row 2: Michelle Lofgren, Holly Hagen, Kathryn Reid, Heather Leavitt, Nicole Oshanski, Rebecca York, Jacduetine Schultz, Laura Tonietto, Samantha Soto, Emily Murphy, Jamie Barbour. Lindsay Vanderveen, Karen Kehbein, Jennifer Bushaw, Alison Richardson Row 3: Kathenne Leavitt. Lauren Hogan. Jacqueline Kontry. Jane Winrield, Elrzabeth Maue, Kelfy Oselka, Caitlin Kelly. Kimberly Brow, Katarzyna Sadowska, Jacqueline Aeto. Rebecca Pawlik, Laura Ruby, Heidi Wegmueller. Kate Eklund. Stephanie Mann, Rachel Miriani, Charlotte Greenough, Katherine J. Fouts Back Row: Lisa Williams, Tiffany Gehrke, Jessica Connor, Katie Nimphie, Rebecca Feloano, Erin Galwn, Monica Osterberger, Sara Heidenescher, Nicole Siott, Kate Queram, Andrea Catau. Katherine Pape, Christina Dietrich, Christina Dzingle, Ruth Rohrer. 5. Tedjasukmana photo GREEKS 3 29 MICHK D Dressea for a formal, Angela Lianes, Jared Weisel, Brian Ryckman, and Megan Johnson look forward to a wonderful nignt Apha Phi held their annual formal dance at the Marriott in Livonia photo courtesy Alpha Phi 330 MlCHlGANENSI. ' IAN By Andrea Link When first joining a fraternity or sorority, many students were intimidated by the close bonding that took place. They feared that the house would shape their lives, pos- sibly omitting friends and significant others. However, one way the Greek system helped to promote relationships with people outside each house by offering date parties. A date party was a chance for Greeks to invite a friend or significant other to at- tend a party. These parties usually took place at a bar or club away from campus. Greeks were able to party with both their housemates and their outside friends. " I find that the house takes up a lot of my time, " said junior Lizzie Brown. " Date parties are a great way for me to spend time with my boyfriend and the girls from the house. " Another thrill of the date parties were that they were usually themed, allowing both guys and girls to dress up. " Any excuse to go shopping is fine by me, " said sophomore Nicole Caparanis. " With themed date parties, I can have a reason to buy a new outfit. " The most awaited date party of the year for many houses was the formal. The formal allowed students to dress up and visit a lavishly decorated venue for a classy night out. Whether date parties were held at night clubs, ice skating rinks, comedy clubs, or even river boats, students enjoyed the opportunity to leave the confines of school in the trusted hands of their house and a friend or significant other. Taking a break from the action, four brothers of R Kappa Alpha fraternity show off their boda bags. Boda bags were very popular party favors since they were both functional and served as souvenirs. photo courteny Pi Kappa Alpha GREEKS 331 gamma phi beta By Andrea Link Love, labor, learning, and loyalty, the four ideals of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority, were proven in many ways throughout the year. The value of love was strong and constant. This was demonstrated as girls walked to class, studied, and partied together. " Gamma Phi Beta has blessed me with my best friends and the best times. I treasure our Slurpee runs, bar hopping and late night chats with the girls, " said senior Megan Rooney. Labor in the form of philanthropy was an essential part of the house. From the Chili Cookoff to Dance Marathon, the sisters of Gamma Phi Beta put a lot of effort into helping others. " The community gives so much to the Greek system, it is crucial that we give back. Gamma Phi has always supported camping, and with five chapters throughout Michigan, Campfire USA helps us interact with the kids, " said philanthropy chair Melissa McGivern. The ideal of learning was apparent through new member educa- tion, rewards for receiving A ' s, and study tables. " Study tables allow our sisters to come together and help one another by sharing our talents, " said sophomore Christina Slupek. Finally, loyalty was the most cherished ideal. Many sisters lived in the house their senior year, and were actively involved in many activities. As senior Erika Wilson stated, " I have moved around a lot in my life and the Gamma Phi house has been my home for the past three years. I will be sad to leave but at the same time I will always hold Gamma Phi close to my heart. " Front Row: Hand Ren, Kim Garelick, Hyun Lee. Taylor Demorest, Jen Larkin. Cara Deutch- man, Monica Chin Row 2: Katelyn Cecchmi, Katie Den Bleyker, Anne Allen, Laura Wonch, Andrea Morrison, Megan Williams. Katherine Black Row 3: Helen Wang, Morgan Drutchas, Monica Myers, Veronica Shum, Anne Marie Halfmann, Mary Kerkonan, Lauren Mendelson, Rebecca Bell. Lindsay DeFouw Row 4: Christina Slupek, Chelsea Ditz. Laura Elsesser, Jessie Knapp, Melissa McGivern, Kelly Fitzpatnck, Elizabeth Brown, Bridget! Mamola, Melissa Orban. Nicole Sprader Back Row: Anne Stachura, Hilary Weber, Megan Rooney, Renee Linares. Jill Vance, Jessie Knapp, Erika Wilson, Carrie Fry, Lisa Kozian, Heather Menzies, Laura Rogers, Susanna Hathaway photo courtesy Qammu Phi Beta I 332 MR: :HIGANENSIAN I Dressed in rugged attire, Melissa Urban and Kate Bating get ready for Bam Dance. Bam Dance was a favorite among the girls because they got the opportunity to leave campus and party with all their friends. photo courtesy Qamma Phi Beta Looking classy in black dresses, Andrea Link. Monica Myers, and Morgan Drutchas prepare for preference parties during Rush. Tfie importance of the night required girts to wear formal clothes photo cour tesy Qamma Phi Beta GREEKS 333 By Han-Ching Lin " I joined Delta Upsilon because it offered something different from the other fraternities on campus, " commented Jack Zuckerman, the social chair of the chapter. Re-instituted in April after leaving the Univer- sity for four years, Delta Upsilon ' s alcohol-free and non-secretive policies made it a unique and wonderful addition to not only the Greek community, but the whole campus as well. " 1 am confident that there will be a big tran- sition in the Greek system within the next ten years, with many fraternities becoming mandated to be dry. I think we are the pioneers of this transi- tion, " explained Brandon Phenix, the president. Delta Upsilon was made up of a diverse group of 31 brothers, from different socio-economic backgrounds and ethnicities, sharing a variety of majors, from engineering to architecture. They also held the highest grade point average in the Greek system. Offering an alternative to parties and alcohol, Delta Upsilon engaged in everything that built brotherhood. Philanthropy, academics, athletics, and social events were a few examples of what was important. Delta Upsilon ' s social events included sorority dodge ball; philanthropy interests included setting up a Boys and Girls Club connection, highway adoptions, and erecting a field goal post in front of the house for a charity field goal kicking event during homecoming. " After a year of hard work, the whole University community was able to see the fruits of our labor, as Delta Upsilon was really beginning to shine through at the University as a reminder of what a fraternity was meant to be, " said Chris March, an LSA sophomore. Front Row: Jeffrey Gurwin, Greg Lee, Alberto Serrano. Adam Valentine, Craig Buscnmann Row 2: Steven Lake, David Bernstein, Syndey Dev, Jason Tolbert, Chad Dammar, Chris March. John Picara Row 3: Jack Zuckerman, Mike Broman, Michael Feinstem, Brandon Phenix, Matthew Siegler, Jason Naber. Thomas Leonard Back Row: Timothy Moore, Paul Mestemaker, Patrick Leclerc, David Allen. Andrew Englehart, Jesse Parkinson, Leo Wolpert. S.Thomas photo 334 MICHIGANENSIAN The bus nde is the best part of Bam Dance Bonding over burgers, the brothers of Delta for this Delta Upsilon brother. His bota bag Upsilon spend a sunny afternoon outside in appeared to be empty as he " rocked on " front of the BBQ. During these warm days, during the trip to his date party. sororities were invited to play dodgeball with photo courtesy Delta Upsilon the Delta Upsilon men. photo i-ourtfsy Delta Upsilon GREEKS 335 Dressed as cowgirls, the girls of Alpha Phi. grouped with the men of Theta Chi ana Kappa Sigma, pose for a picture after their dazzling variety performance. The team prac- ticed often and worked hard to win third place in the contest bhoto courtesy Alpha Phi Pulling as hard as they can. the men and women of Team Seven try to win the tug- of-war, Games such as this allowed Greeks to revisit their youth while bonding with other houses, photo courtesy Kappa Alpha Theta 536 MlCHIGANENS IAN r ay%ith By Renee Linares Once a year the Greek community united in order to raise money for charity in a unique extravaganza of fun known as " Greek Week. " A coalition of Greek members, known as the steering committee, served as the aficionados of the many events. This committee, made up of representatives of each house, planned the blood drive, Diag Day, Palmer Field Day, Mr. Greek Week, State Street day, and Variety and Sing. Each day of Greek Week challenged the competing teams to utilize their wit and brawn in order to earn the title of Greek Week champion. " 1 was talked into representing my team by par- ticipating in Variety this year. Although I wasn ' t too excited about the idea of shaking it in front of the entire Greek community, I actually had a really great time, " remembered Bill Saindon, engineering senior and Theta Xi brother. Greek Week produced many memorable moments from the different events. Some of the favorites included edgy themes like " fo " shizzel " , " your mom " , and " we ' re so money. " Also, the Lip Jam theme " taking the mike and working it like a rock star " proved to be a favorite of all. Other fun moments included busting out 80s dance moves, walk- ing to class dripping with sweet Jello nectar, boys acting like Britney Spears in order to earn the title " Mr. Greek Week " , and lastly and most importantly, meeting the children of Camp Heartland to which a majority of money earned from Greek Week was donated. The spirit and enthusiasm in which Greek Week was celebrated transformed not only the Greek community, but also the University, into a charitable celebration th at would form memories to last a lifetime. Dripping in Jello, sophomore Kelry Liebman tries not to freeze on a cold day in March. Diag Day. one day out of Greek Week, hosted different events and activities on the Diag. photo courtesy Qamtna Phi Beta GREEKS 337 ' )38 MK;HIG ANENSIAN Anticipating their pairing for Greek Week. Ryan Ford, Alex Dengel. Mike Warren, and Matt Martin cannot wait to see which sorority they will get to work with. The pairings were picked completely randomly to ensure fair- ness photo courtesy Kelly Liehman Enjoying the party at Touchdown ' s Cafe, these men celebrate their excitement about Greek Week All proceeds for this event went to Chanty photo courtesy Kelly Lidmum ::::. :: m :- : : By Meghan Christiansen Contradicting the usual eleven-thirty pm bar rush, members of the greek com- munity flooded into Touchdown Cafe for the annual Greek Week pairings party, packing the bar by 10:00 on Tuesday January 7. Greek Week was always a huge event for the Greek community, so fittingly, people were anxious to find out what team they were on, and what other houses were on their team. The attendence was also boosted by the fact that the winter semester had just begun and students were not yet bogged down by the weight of school work. Pairings Party started at 8 p.m., with the drawing of teams starting soon thereafter. A " Plinko " style board stood on the dance floor and was used for determining the teams. A representative from each sorority was selected to drop plinko chips down the board, leading the way to a lucky match-up. While most teams consisted of two fraternities and a sorority, the four largest fraternities played independent of other male teammates. In addition to finding out one ' s teammates, the Pairing Party was also one way to start accumulating points for the house for Greek Week. Furthermore, because it was a Greek Week event, part of the cover charge helped to support the campaign which raised money for Camp Heartland, a camp for terminally ill children. The night also helped houses to get their spirit up in preparation for Greek Week. " Pairings party was so much more fun this year than in the past. The pliko board made the selection process so much more interesting then when we used to just draw names, plus being 21 and able to drink at the bar made the night way more fun, " said Megan Johnson, senior dance major, " Touch- downs has much cuter staff then Rick ' s too, so changing the location this year was cool. " This Phnko-style board was used to pair sorontes with fraternities for Greek Week. One representative from each sorority dropped a chip on the board, and whichever fraternity it landed on was their partner for Greek Week. photo courtesy Kelly LtVbmun GREEKS 339 kappa gamma By Erica Chernick Not only do Kappa Kappa Gamma women party together, but they also spend time play- ing sports out on the field. These four Kappa Kappa Gamma sisters put their football game on hold to show off their bulging biceps during Greek Week. photo courtesy Kappa Kappa Qamma Which Kappa Kappa Gamma sister looks the most like the famous entertainer she is dressed up as? During rush, Kappa Kappa Gamma members got into character and acted out an entertaining and funny skit for potential new members. photo courtesy Kappa Kappa Qamma Front Row: Puja Amin, Lauren Anderson. Lindsey Avner, Kate Loprsst, Shireen Palson, Kristin Nowicki. Blair Garson, Katie Deautsch. Donna Lee Row 2: Lisa Dold, Katie Blazo, Kate Rosenberg, Megan Wojtas, Amy Lake. Jennifer Chapman, Tlfany Hewlett Row 3: Lindsay Dates, Rachel Berkman, Anne Horak. Blair Tyler, Megan Kain Row 4: Erin Finch, Christina Berg. Lauren Hammond. Julie Sills. Regan Wilson, Katie Nitka. Yolanda Chap- man, Katie Dea 1 Back Row: Enn Chimney, Natalie Florentine. Janet Hong, Jess Lunetta, Celesta Buchanan, Shanah Zamost, Lauren Tuzzolino. Jesica Smith. Enn Bixler, Kat Bockli. Gabnela D ' Jaen, Lindsey Mane Korepta. Enn Ledger, Christina Macioci, Julie Master. Lauren Sitverstein, Leah Stein, Lauren Whitehead. J. Werner photo The principles by which members of Kappa Kappa Gamma lived and worked with one another were an extension of the group ' s motto of friendship and high standards. As stated on the group ' s website, the women ' s organization provided each of its members " life bonds of friend- ship, mutual support, opportunities for self-growth, respect for intellec- tual development and an understanding of and an allegiance to positive ethical principles. " Through the high standards upheld by its members, Kappa promoted a " broad college experience, scholarship and intellectual development, " which the organization deemed its first priority, along with its philanthropic activities. Kappa prided itself on its ability to provide members with the opportunity to form strong friendships and support sys- tems. Kappa Kappa Gamma encouraged members to take advantage of opportunities available to them for individual growth in the many interests of the chapter and campus community. The organization provided numer- ous leadership opportunities and scholarship programs. Kappa placed par- ticular emphasis on each individual aiming to achieve her personal best in the ' mutually supportive environment ' that the organization created. Established in 1989, the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation worked to support the values of scholarship, leadership, ethical principles and ser- vice to the community, principles on which the sorority was founded in 1870. Because of the generous monetary contributions of Kappa members, the Foundation was able to give over $750,000 to support the following programs: scholarships, Rose McGill Fund, Educational and Leadership Programming, Heritage Museum, and the Stewart House Museum. 340 Mic; HIC.ANENSIAN on By Jana Kantor The brothers of Psi Upsilon were very happy this year. After low recruitment for fraternities in general over the past two years, Psi Upsilon doubled their membership and recruited twenty-one men during the 2001-2002 year. " The large increase was due to the huge success of last year ' s rush. From Minnesota to Oklahoma, Florida to California, the Phi chapter of Psi Upsilon is well represented, " stated Justin Hansen, Archon of Psi Upsilon. Winterfest was the annual charity event thrown by Psi Upsilon. Every winter, the brothers built an ice rink in their back yard. Fraternities competed in a hockey tournament to raise money for the charity of their choice. Previously, Psi Upsilon donated their funds to the Humane Society and UNICEF. This year, they even added a broomball competition to get sororities participating in their philanthropy. Also during the winter term, Psi Upsilon maintained their excellent house grade point average, one of the best on campus, and planned the Battle of the Bands with Alpha Delta Pi. Numerous local bands played all night, as the audience danced and sang to the music. Psi Upsilon not only was an active member in the Greek community by contributing money to a myriad of charities, but they also planned many parties to promote Greek life at the University. " There is an optimistic attitude within the house; it is an attitude that is bound to bring future success. There is an immense amount of respect between brothers and for the house in general. The members are united, " as Hansen proudly proclaimed. It was certain that Psi Upsilon would be a huge asset to the University in the future. Halloween is the favorite holiday tor Psi Upsi- lon brothers because they baint their faces and dress in crazy costumes. These actK e members made sure they were unrecogniz- able to the guests at their Halloween party. photo courtesy Psi Upsilon Arriving at Notre Dame three hours early to dnnk and party, the brothers of Psi Upsilon take a break from their burgers to pose for a picture. Psi Ubsilon held pre-game parties before Michigan football games and enthusi- asticalty cheered the Wolverines on to victory. photo courtesy Psi Upsiion Front Row: Tommy Conroy. Scott Bradform, Danny Huerta, Justin Hansen, Erik Abraham, Brian Metz, Cristian D ' Anna, David Golbahar, Adam McQueen Row 2: William Hackett, Jeff Moulton, Ken Stutzman, Derek Hrzek, Kevin Rice, Jeffrey Zens, Justin Smith, Scott Mendy. Julias Vass, John Ess Row 3: Nate DeRonne, Enc Mesh Back Row: Michael Markey. Ben Eichel, David Schiffnn. Nicholas Chang, Raw Patel, Scott Kbustin. Y. Qrmiatu photo GREEKS 341 Chili Cook-Off Sisters of Gamma Phi Beta anxiously await their Chili Cook off each year. This year, they made almost $1 000 for charity. photo courtesy Qumnui Phi Beta Asking for donations, members of Delta Gamma raise money during Anchor Slam. This annual philanthropy is a creative way to give back to the community and provides members of the greek community with an afternoon of entertainment. photo courtesv Delta Qamma Wi t ' I 42 MlCHIGANENS the ' gre By Kara DeBoer Each year the debate continued regarding the following question: was the Greek system, the home and life for many Michigan students, really just a way to buy one ' s friends? Almost weekly, an editorial was published and vehemently refuted in The Michigan Daily, and those inside and outside the system clashed with love and hate-filled sentiments about its true ideology. Talking with members of fraternities and sororities paints a different picture than one would predict from outside slander. Junior Laura Butler was President of Sigma Kappa and listed off several ways her house provided more than just a social life. " Each year, we as a chapter donate to the Alzeimer ' s Association, volunteer at Brookhaven retirement home for Valentine ' s Day, and deliver motor meals every Saturday. The Greek system involves students both on campus and in the community at large, " she said. Insofar as the social scene was concerned, Butler also argued that the system is trying to better its reputa- tion. " We ' re trying to move the social scene out of the fraternity environment and into a more structured and more safe scene. " Engineering junior Peter Moes, member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, said he did not dispute the fact that the Greek system " buys friends, " but argued that there were many other member benefits. " I ' ll admit that that is one way to look at it if that is the outlook someone wants to take, then that ' s okay, " he said. " But the concept is applicable to any organization you pay to join and the friends you make as a result, like an honor society. The Greek system offers students leadership roles both in each house and outside in the community. " Moes said the Greek system helped students stay involved at such a busy Uni- versity as Michigan, saying that many students attested to being involved in high school but running out of time in college. The Greek system " lays out " a lot of opportunities and had groups already actively volunteering, he added. There was no doubt that the debate will continue. A place existed for every stu- dent to be involved at the University, whether it be a club, organization, group of friends, job, or a house in the Greek system. The fact remained, however, that being a part of the Greek system made it easier to become involved with philanthropic events on campus. Shooting a hoop, a student volunteers some time to participate in anchor slam. Delta Gamma was able to recruit students not affiliated with the sorority to help raise money. photo courtesy Delta Qamma GREEKS 343 During Welcome Week, Dawn Janucowicz. Amy Rothschild, and Jana Kantor celebrate their return to the University with a date party in Detroit. Each year, Alpha Epsilon Phi welcomed back members by holding a date party at a local venue. photo courtesy Alpha Epsilon Phi Which member looks most like a cowgirl? The annual Bam Dance was one of Alpha Epsilon Phi ' s most anticipated social events, as seen by the smiles on the faces of these Sisters, photo courtesy Alpha Epsilon Phi I ANENSIAN After an afternoon of tanning on their balcony at Alpha Epsilon Phi, Heather Meisner, Court- ney Friedman, Usa Greenblatt, and Arielle Haffner unwind at a local bar. After finals, these girts partied each night, spending their last days at school together, photo courtesy Alpha Epsiloti Phi Stop or they will shoot! Stacey Oriofsky and Janice Berkowitz took a break trom their Hal- loween party to show off their handcuffs and pose for a picture. photo courtesy Alpha Epsilon Phi GREEKS 345 sigma opa 3y Lindsay Morris Located at 1811 Washtenaw Avenue, Sigma Kappa sorority is a home away from home for a truly impressive group of young women. LSA sophomore and newly elected president of her sorority Courtney Ciullo explained that " During my last night of rush fresh- man year, I was advised by a freind in my rush group to choose a house that I could see myself coming home to after a bad day and feeling happy. I remember her words to this day and I have found that place. " The young ladies of Sigma Kappa do more than just provide one another with lifelong friendships. According to LSA junior Andrea Peinado " Philanthropy is a very big commitment in our house. We are involved in an annual Alzheimers walk and collect items for the Maine Sea Coast Mission. Every week we participate in Motor Meals and do many activities with the Brookhaven Retirement Home. " While balancing academics, social events and their extensive community contri- butions the members of Sigma Kappa manage to participate widely in both intramural and varsity sports at the University. They also have put together a house that they consider to be " a diverse, fun and friendly atmosphere with many girls from different states and from a variety of cultural backgrounds " , says Peinado. Ciullo concludes by saying " I am very proud of my sisters and can honestly say that this overwhelming ' house on a mountain ' has become my comfortable home " . The sisters of Sigma Kappa eagerly await their first outing with new members. Bid Day, celebrated by all houses on the same day, consisted of a fun event that helped the sorority get to know all its new pledges, photo courtesy Sigma Kapjm . " $46 MlCHIGANENSIAN 1 Ready for a night on the town. Catherine Tallenco. Courtney Ciullo. Emily Boroshico, Andrea Pemado. and Nikki Wouczyna get ready for the first night of Welcome Week. Students enjoyed going out as soon as they got back to school. f htn courtesy Sigma Kappu Dressed in formal attire, Sarah Kilboume, Lauren Rueber, and Emily Criste prepare for the last night of rush. Preference parties were the last chance for rushees to visit a house before making their final decision. photo courtesy Sigma Kappa GREEKS 347 By Morgan Drutchas One of the main foundations of the Greek community was performing community service in an effort to give back to the community. It was a crucial part of being a Greek, which was why every sorority and fraternity was required to plan and participate in an annual philanthropy. These events tested the creativity and charitability of each house. They included everything from Lambda Chi ' s winterland theme to an event at Delta Upsi- Ion to see how far one could throw things. Matthew Goldenberg, a brother at Alpha Epsilon Pi, said that their annual philan- thropy, a music concert, " made over $1000 which was donated to Mott ' s Children ' s Hospital and the U of M Breast Cancer research fund. " Another popular event was Delta Epsilon ' s pancake breakfast. This sorority invit- ed all Greeks and other members of the community over to their house in order to combine their philanthropy with community relations. Besides large annual events that raised hundreds of dollars, the Greek community also did monthly projects and helped support charitable foundations. For instance, Alpha Epsilon Pi brothers tutored children at Angell Elementary School and served food at the Ronald McDonald House. The Gamma Phi Beta sorority also had a monthly philanthropic event. In March, the house focused on Dance Marathon by making posters. Other sororities or fraternities did things like sponsor a family or donate presents to local shelters during the holiday sea- The men of Pi Kappa Phi meet with their bikes before PUSH America, their annual philanthropy. This year they biked 61 miles from Ann Arbor to the Pi Kappa Phi Toledo house to raise money photo courtesy Pi Kappu Phi ' 348 MR HKIANENSIAN Finishing up the carving of the Greek letters on the ice, a member of Psi Upsilon looks for- ward to Winterfest, their annual philanthropy. This all-day hockey event raised money for the Ann Arbor Humane Society. photo courtesy Psi Upsilon Trying to build momentum, sophomore Kate- lyn Cecchini spins in circles in an attempt to throw a watermelon further than any other girl could. The watermelon bust, hosted by Lamda Chi, featured different activities involv- ing watermelons, and donated all proceeds to Charity, photo courtesy Qamma Phi Beta GREEKS 349 By Laura Wonch and Lauren Rutledge As if having over fifty men or women living in one house was not enough pande- monium, some Greeks decided that they needed a pet to keep them company and to con- tribute a sense of community and unconditional love to their living environments. Many Greek houses, especially fraternities, had house pets which in many cases represented the goals and ideals of the house. The fraternity Pi Kappa Phi had a house pet that was an iguana named Benjamin Cheech. Jared Ryan, a junior history major and the president of Pi Kappa Phi noted the fact that Benjamin Cheech shed his worn-out skin on a regular basis. " That process is symbolic of Pi Kapp ' s ability to change with the times and continually grow in our brotherhood as well as in the Greek community, " Ryan explained. Similarly, Sigma Phi had a very large black dog named Gus. Appearing similar to a bear, the dog was a symbol of the fraternity ' s strength and unity. Animals were not only symbolic of Greek goals and ideals, but they were often just fun to have around, reminding members of a family pet from childhood. Ranging from dogs to turtles to hamsters to reptiles, house pets provided a more domestic feel to the large houses they lived in, and gave Greeks something cuddly and cute to call their own. Holding her two newly acquired hamsters, senior Jessie Knapp proves there are ways to get around house rules about pets. Many Greeks kept quiet pets in their rooms if their house did not condone a large pet. photo courtesy Qamma Phi Beta 350 MR: HIUANF.NS1AN Alpha Epsilon Pi ' s house snake slithers around in the lank it knows as home. The men of Alpha Epsilon Pi enjoyed having a snake instead of a typical pet because it set them apart from many other houses. J. Werner photo The men of Chi Psi continued on the tradition of having a house dog. Moonshine the Tenth (the name has applied to every house dog) left the house with his senior owner this year. L. Proux photo GREEKS 351 a new way o ie By Jennifer Lee The hot topic under debate was parties, and what came from the Interfraternity Council, IFC, was a new Greek social policy. " The goal of the new policy is to redirect parties on this campus, " said junior political science major Ruby Hiramanek. The reason for the new direction of parties came from liabilities. " It is too risky for the presidents of fraternities to carry all of the weight of frat parties on campus. Situations such as girls getting raped, underage drinking, and death are too much for an undergradu- ate to deal with, " said junior biology major Timothy Brunell. Therefore, the IFC wanted to move parties from on-campus to third party vendors, places such as bars in Detroit, and then the liability was on the bars instead of the presidents of the house. Another issue with parties centered on funding. Fraternity parties usually squan- dered the monetary funds of most fraternities because sororities were not allowed to help pay for them, which was a national rule. " By moving parties off-campus, this will allow sororities to be able to help pay for the parties and then the burden will not be all on fra- ternities, " said Hiramanek. Students in the Greek system did not take the new social policy lightly. " The new social policy pretty much sucks. The IFC are making so many rules and regulations it is becoming ridiculous. I mean you can barely have a party on campus now without get- ting some sort of violation or get put on social probation, " said senior business major Brad Cardon. Yet, the IFC wanted to change the reputation of the Greek System on campus by moving the parties from campus to other vendors. So more regulations meant less room for mistakes that could look bad to the national Greek system, and could help with rush numbers in the fall. " I understand the reasoning behind the new policy, but it takes away from the spirit of the Greek system and in the end, the new social policy will either not help or will just be ignored, " said Cardon. Empty beer cans litter a shelf after a fraternity party. Although serving cans of beer was more expensive and left a bigger mess, individual containers offered a safer drinking option for campus greeks. S. Tedjasukmana photo 2 MlCHIGANENSIAN Keeping control of the crowd, the brothers of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity check with their guest list before admitting party-goers on Jan- uary 1 1 . The greek social policy demanded that Fraternities kept lists of all attendees. 5. Tedjasukmatia photo These sisters of Kappa Alpha Thela prove that a good time can still be had under the new social rules. Rules slated that all mem- bers of a party had to wear bracelets, and beer could only be seved in can form. photo courtesy Kappa Alpha Theta GREEKS 353 The men of Phi Gamma Delta treat their dates to a rose at formal. The guys enjoyed the formal because they could spend time with their girlfriends while developing their brotherhood. photo courtesy PKi Qamma Delta Hanging out at Charley ' s, the men of Phi Gamma Delta enjoy a night out. Local bars were a hot spot because no driving was neccessary. photo courtesy Phi Qamma Delta phi gMmm deta By Erica Chernick " I would have to say that Fiji is something different, " quipped Phi Gamma Delta president, biochemistry student Brent Jacobs, who added that that, in and of itself, was precisely what attracted the most guys, " as well as the fact that Fiji practices what they preach. " The mission statement of the Greek organization, according to the fraternity ' s president, was " to promote lifelong friendships, to reaffirm high ethical standards and values, and to foster personal development in the pursuit of excellence. " In addition, the fraternity strived to afford each of its brothers ample opportunity to develop " responsibility, leadership, scholarship and social skills in order to become a fully contributing mem- ber of society. " The members of Phi Gamma Delta primarily lived accord- ing to these fundamental values: friendship, knowledge, service, morality and excellence. Phi Gamma Delta, known as Fiji, was founded at the University in 1885. Initially closed in 1999 and subsequently recolonized in 2002, there were more than one hundred recommendations for men, over 50 in- terviews conducted and over 24 bids given out and 24 accepted. This year, there were 24 men in the first pledge class; these 24 individuals consisted of two seniors, one junior, one sophomore and 20 freshmen. Phi Gamma Delta ' s primary objective was to find men who, as Jacobs said, " fit the profile of a scholar, an athlete, a leader, and above all else, a gentleman. " They majored in various areas, including engineering, pre-business, pre- med, chemistry, biochemistry and history, among others. Jacobs added that members of Phi Gamma Delta were broth- ers in a fraternity that " focuses on its founding principles and leadership development, and not so much on the stereotypical aspects that currently plague many fraternity chapters. " He noted that its members " find a strong balance between development and mature social activity. " Front Row: Jon Sockolosky Enk Syrjanen. David E. Aurt, Jeff Rapp, Chns Rogers, Stewart Scott Row 2: Jeff Chiampretti, James Olander. Brent Jacobs, Gale Johnson, Derek Buwalda. Travis Swartz, Phillip Vlisides, Nick Benson Row 3: Bryan Jacobs, Dustin Hughes, John A. Coury, Nick Simone, Nabil Daoud. Chris Peoples, Carson Berish, Kevin Orr. C. Tedjosukmana photo , 354 MICHIGANENSIAN zzx rfasiqma zefasigma chi Front Row: Jessica Boyd, Rachel Spoelhof, Jaya Som, Nagmeh Shauiathmadan, Shelty Anarado Back Row: Kelly Sappington, Kimberly Sampson, Robin Bradley, Kenya Hunter. S. Thomas photo n pi Front Row: Jason Weiner, Ian Gross, Jordan Tamchm, Ari Cohen, Jason Kesner Row 2: Brad Brodie, Jared Cohen, Russ Garber, Josh Moradfar, Lonny Osterman. Sam Singer Row 3: Scott Siglin, Gary Aronovitz, Andrew Schwartz Justin Brock. Brandon Lefkowitz, Ryan Zimmerman Row 4: Joel Danto, Brian Shulman, Garret! Brooks Row 5: Danny Katz, Jesse Levine, Alex Leb, Justin l.oeb, Dan Hertz, Peter Battm, Mike Baltus, Dan Lubetsky. Jake Feingold, Phil Kohn, Scott Hollander Row 6: Gary Verasco. Jon Gross, Ron Alkalay Row 7: Bnan Marion, Bryan Sack, Jeff Rezmovic. Andrew Fulop, Lee Doren, Jake Cohen, Joel Block, Matt Goldenberg, Mark Hutchinson, Everett Wong Row 8: Brian Komfeld, Aaron Mmkus, Brad Chicorel, Dave Binswanger. Josh Pagan. Russ Bloch, Adam Linkner, Brett Bielory, An Scharg, Seth Zuckerman Row 9: Aaron Pressel. Jay Fox, Joe Seymour, Jesse Spevack, Nick Speyer, Alan Ratner, Jamie Luria. Mike Landau, Jeremy Read. Lee Grzesh, Matt Silver- man. J. Weiner photo GREEKS 355 By Melissa Mariola Independence from parents seemed to be an important issue for students as they attempted to prove themselves worthy of proper adult respect after they left for college. Yet, there were times when every student wished he or she had had a parent there to pay bills and clean. In the Greek system there was the perfect medium for such students, as all fifteen sororities as well as one fraternity had house mothers who took care of such " dirty work. " Sorority women were more inclined to seek a house mother who would take care of the issues of cooking, cleaning, and house improvements but only one fraternity on campus embraced this position. " A sorority cannot function without the presence of an older person. It means stability, it means security, it also means a person that they can come to at any time with a problem they cannot solve themselves, " explained Dalys Vogel, the house mother for the sorority Alpha Epsilon Phi. With a background in education, she used her role not only to watch over the house but also to help tutor the girls. Growing up in Ann Arbor and graduating from the University of Michigan, she understood the campus enough to be able to offer guidance. Knowing that in some small way, she may have touched the lives of the girls made the constant daily work of the position more rewarding. Respectfully called Aunt June by the brothers of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity with whom she shared her home, June Martin was the only fraternity house mother on campus. She started her position here in 2000 when the house was brought back to campus, but came from a 22-year background as a house mother in Texas. She guided the renovations of the house and continually searched for ways to better the housing conditions for her surrogate sons. She and all other house mothers opened their doors and their hearts to people who they not only loved but who loved them in return. After a long day parenthg her " daughters. " Dalys Vogel, house mother for Alpha Epsibn Phi, takes a break to read a magazine. Vogel was always busy h the house, because not only dkl she play an active rote h house maintenance, but she also tutored members in Spanish J. Kantor photo J 5 6 MR H1UANENSIAN This house mother relaxes en the couch and catches up with a Kappa Alpha Theta member about her day, Every Kappa Alpha Theta member enjoyed conversations with her house mother because she gave them advice on numerous issues. K. Stoner photo Smiling from ear to ear, Vickie Hutchens, Alpha Phi ' s house mother, listens to Liz Hall announce the the success of the Alpha Fhi 5K event that she planned, Hutchens fre- quent V brought her grandsons to Alpha Phi, allowing the members to babysit and play with the adorable beys. S. Thomas photo GREEKS 357 Graduates BY JESSICA COOKE AND MICHAEL BOLGAR K. Stoner photo HIGANENS1AN M. Christiansen f hoto s theirSars at the University came to an end, graduates looked out upon a world of opportunity. The undergraduate lifestyle neared its r Wr end and seniors faced the challenges that had seemed so distant just a few years earlier. Graduates found pride in being part of the nation ' s largest living alumni base and shared the knowledge that their blood would forever run blue, GRADUATES 359 Leah Abeles Los Angeles, CA Hillary Abelson Highland Park, 1L Bethany Ace Silver Spring, MD April Adams Detroit, Ml Teana Adams Vallejo, CA Susan Agacinski Novi, MI Daniel Agranoff Roslyn.NY Erich Aguillon Holland, OH Page Ahrens Livonia, MI Sheng Albert Fort Lee, NJ William Albert Huntington, NY Melissa Alfaro Howell, MI Dana Alguire Byron, MI Hilary Alpert Troy, MI Amy Ament Grosse Pointe, MI Joni Angel Santa Ana, CA Rebecca Anzaldo Newport Beach, CA Maria Aquino Los Angeles, CA Julia Arciero Livonia, MI Lily Arcusa Ann Arbor, MI Dana Ashwood Palm Beach Gardens, FL Jessica Ault Ann Arbor, MI Elana Auster Farmington Hills, MI David Austern East Meadow, NY Marcus Austin Battle Creek, MI Divya Awal New York, NY Brian Axelrad Highland Park, IL Gary Axelrods University Heights, OH Jennifer Babst Troy, MI Benjamin Baer Pittsburgh, PA Linguistics Communications Honors Psychology Political Science Sports Management Biology Finance Film Video Biopsychology Political Science Industrial Op. Engineering Nursing Nursing Physics Political Science Women ' s Studies English Political Science Mathematics Aerospace Engineering Communications Nursing Psychology Creative Writing Movement Science Psychology History Economics Communications Aerospace Engineering Political Science 360 MR: :HIGANENSIAN Megan Baker Clarkston, MI Mathematics Stephanie Baker Pontiac, MI History Michael Baldwin Grand Blanc, MI Aans ' C? Mechanical Engineering Kristen Balfour East Tawas, MI Biopsychology Joanna Bancroft Menominee, MI Nursing Lara Bankowski Ada, MI Matthew Baratta Ann Arbor, MI Ryan Barrett Baldwin, MO Zachary Barren Southboro, MA Aaron Bartell Ann Arbor, MI Nursing History Honors Political Science Finance History German Colleen Bartlett Ann Arbor, MI Shirley Bartov Beverly Hills, CA Sarah Bauer Saginaw, MI Lesley-Anne Baugh Dearborn, MI Amy Bauman Coleman, MI Computer Science Engineering Organisational Studies Nursing English Andrew Bauman St. Charles, MI Daniel Baxter New York, NY Marissa Bayman Bryan, OH Anna Beard Traverse City, MI Samantha Becker Macomb, MI Nursing Political Science Chemical Engineering Dance Nursing Erin Beene Toledo, OH Biopsycholog} 6? Cognitive Science Maria Aviva Beider West Bloomheld, MI Choral Music Education Paul Belden Beverly Hills, MI Sandra Beltowski Ortonville, MI Robert Bender Aerospace Engineering English Monroe, MI Economics Laurence Benensony West Bloomfield, MI Political Science, Econ. S? History Brooke Benfield Kentwood, MI Architecture Terese Berent Fenton, MI Communications Daniel Bergland Westmont, IL Psychology Kathleen Berlin Franklin, MI Resource Ecology 6? Management GRADUATES 361 Ivy Bernard New York, NY Jennifer Bess Detroit, Ml Kerri Bewick Rochester Hills, MI Rajeev Bhavsar New York, NY Sharon Bicey Jackson, MI Mitch Bickman Lido Beach, NY Megan Bidgoli Saginaw, MI Rachel Bier Highland Park, IL Kevin Bindschadler Huntington Woods, MI Peter Bissett Royal Oak, MI Magdalena Bitel Hamtramck, MI Stacy Bittner Battle Creek, MI Justin Black East Brunswick, NJ Lavell Blanchard Ann Arbor, MI Stefanie Blau West Bloomfield, MI Communications Spanish Education Cellular Molecular Biology Political Science History History Education Cellular Molecular Biology Biopsychology English English Education Actuarial Mathematics Political Science Psychology Communications Psychology English Nursing Ryan Blay Chelsea, MI Erin Blazo Brighton, MI David Blitz Winnetka, IL Jami Bloomgarden Weston, FL Political Science Economics Andrea Bockheim Charlotte, MI English Business Karen Bockli Farmington Hills, MI Alison Bodie Upper Sandus ky, OH Gregory Bogaert Dearborn Heights, Ml Jordan Bohy Harper Woods, MI Trisha Boledovich Clawson, MI Traci Botwinick Delray Beach, FL Linda Boudiab Saginaw, MI Abigail Brackney Ann Arbor, MI Courtney Braddock Tecumseh, MI Elina Marie Brafield Ann Arbor, MI Biopsychology Dramatic Writing Chemical Engineering Art Design Aerospace Engineering Psychology Business Biology Nursing Ant m x !ogy Zoology 362 Mi CHIGANENS1AN Alethea Brancheau Ann Arbor, MI Nursing Tori Brenner Great Neck, NY Psychology Fiedler Brent Ypsilanti, MI Mech. Engineering Materials Science Kelly Brickner Farmington Hills, MI Film Video Alyson Brochstein Roslyn, NY Business Justin Brockman St. Louis, MO Heather Bruce Farmington Hills, MI Kurt Bruderly Alliance, OH Yael Brunwasser Skokie, IL Tiffany Buckley Southfield, MI Ann Buckman Tonka Bay, MN Bradley Buda Sterling Heights, MI Shana Burack Ann Arbor, MI Amy Burak Livingston, NJ Lori Burke Lincoln Park, MI Cellular Molecular Biology Political Science Art Psychology Economics English Psychology Architecture Computer Science Anthropology Zoology Psychology Lisa Burley Lansing, MI Bridget Burns Grosse Pointe Farms, MI Michael Burns Ann Arbor, MI Jason Burr Bethel Park, PA Aamira Bussey Bloomfield Hills, MI Ecology Resource Management Communications Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Sports Management Samuel Buxton Ann Arbor, MI Adam Bzura Morganville, NJ Mark Calaguas Bloomfield Hills, MI English Comparative Lit. April Campbell Detroit, MI Marci Cane Huntington Valley, PA Communications Economics Sociology Communications Psychology Jason Canvasser Farmington Hills, MI Political Science Kristina Capiak Three Oaks, MI Scientific lllus. Industrial Design Nicholas Capul Baraga, MI Film Video Teresa Carey Kalkaska, MI Ecology 6? Resource Management Adrienne Carnell Wayne, MI English Secondary Education GRADUATES 363 Anna Carr Owosso, MI Nursing Latanya Carter Pontiac, MI Psych. African- American Studies Michael Cartwright West Bloomfield, MI Computer Engineering Jessica Cash Novi, MI Business Courtney Casper Lubbock, TX Music Leslie Casten Standish, MI Lisa Castle Detroit, MI Rachel Catt Ludington, MI Henry Caudle, Jr. Ann Arbor, MI Darreh Caviani Ann Arbor, MI Rebekah Chamberlain Ann Arbor, MI Jason Chambers Ann Arbor, MI Marlena Chambers Detroit, MI Alisia Chancy Flint, MI Andrew Chang Ann Arbor, MI Movement Science Asian Studies Psychology Psychology Economics Nursing Nursing Psychology Psychology Business Cara Chanowski Ypsilanti, MI Communications Women ' s Studies Li-Ming Chao Parsippany, NJ Christina Chase Novi, MI William Chasen East Norwich, NY Electrical Engineering Communications Jeremy Chassen New Rochelle, NY Computer Science Business Ndambi Chatman Detroit, MI Christina Chau Poughkeepsie, NY David Chen Troy, MI Cheryl Check Ann Arbor, MI Economics Communications Samara Cherne Greenvale, NY Psychology Sociology Cellular Molecular Biology Robert J. Chesnick Blue Bell, PA Brian Ho-Yin Cheung Englewood, CO Ray Chihara Ann Arbor, MI Dan Chiorean Hartland, MI Sun Hae Choi Ann Arbor, MI Communications Psychology Aerospace Engineering Computer Science Industrial Op. Engineering Cellular Molecular Biology 364 MR :HIGANENSIAN Lisa Chong Ann Arbor, MI Megan Chong Schaumburg, IL Mark Christian Lansing, MI Meghan Christiansen Goodrich, MI Stacey Christie Detroit, MI English 6? Communications Finance Accounting Mechanical Engineering General Studies English Christine Chuang South Salem, NY Political Science Psychology Han-Yu Chuang Great Neck, NY Computer Science Kenneth Chung Fullerton, GA Economics Communications Julie Ciaravino Cement City, MI Nursing Jennifer Cinabro Kalamazoo, MI Economics Peter Cipriano Harrison Twjx, MI Japanese Schuyler Ciralsky Toledo, OH French Nicholas Clark Grosse Pointe Farms, MI Industrial Op. Engineering Laurie Clayton Saginaw, MI Athletic Training Sports Mgmt. Jeremy Clemans Miles, Ml English Margaret Clevenstine Chisholm, MN Michael Cline Portage, MI Jessica Colagiovanni Caseville, MI Aaron Colby Oak Park, CA Erik Colegrove Ann Arbor, MI English Fihn Video Electrical Engineering Architecture General Studies Cellular Molecular Biology Patricia Coleman-Burns Southfield, MI Jessica Connor Ann Arbor, MI Kristin Conte Clarendon Hills, IL Daniel Cook Inkster, MI Jessica Cooke Glenshaw, PA Heather Cornell Battle Creek, MI Amanda Corwin Saline, MI Melissa Costello Dearborn, MI Lakeesha Crouch Detroit, MI Maria Cucchiara Caseville, MI Nursing Administration Mechanical Engineering Organisational Studies Economics Psychology Linguistics Education Nursing Psychology Athletic Training Graphic Design GRADUATES 365 Working together in the kitchen, Kierste Mundinger, a senior nursing major, and Jay Schafer, a senior electrical engineering major, make dinner. Learning how to split the household duties was very impor- tant for couples who would soon be living together K. Malta photo Laura Marten and Jason Cirillo dress up before heading to a party together. These two were engaged dunng Laura ' s senior year at the Univer- sity, photo courtesy Laura Marten 366 MIC HIGANENS1AN MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER By KARA DEBOER They met during Welcome Week. He was a f riend of a stu- dent staying in Couzens, she was another friend of that same student. At first they were not even interested in dating, ac- cording to nursing student senior Julie Humphries, but four years later, they were engaged to be married. Engineering senior David Ward and Humphries were not out of college not yet in the " real world " yet had already found someone with whom to spend their life in it. The date was set for August 16, and she said afterward they would move wher- ever he got a job and continue their schooling. " He wants to get his MBA, and I want to become a nurse practitioner, " said Humphries. Becoming engaged became the trend for many nursing stu- dents, most of whom were seniors. Humphries referred to the commonality of seniors ' engagements at the University as an " epidemic " of sorts. The Michigan Daily published an in-depth feature on several engaged couples, and in most of them the bride-to-be was a nursing student. Humphries said she also knew a nursing senior last year who got married over the summer. Laura Martin, another engaged nursing senior, met her fiance Jason Cirillo while watching a fireworks show in Sterling Heights. He went to a neighboring school. She said they have been dating ever since, and would have married earlier if they had had the money. " The date is set for 2004 now, " she said. " I want a big, extravagant wedding, so we definitely need that time to save up money. " Plus, her parents STUDENTS IN T!HE NuRsiNq School follow T!HE of wanted her to wait to get married until she had finished school. Since Marten said school was very important her, waiting was not really an issue. Marten said having a non-University student for a boyfriend was both good and bad. " It was harder than for my girlfriends who had boyfriends here at school they saw theirs every night, " she said. " At the same time I could concentrate more on school work during the week, and always see Jason on the weekends. " When asked, Marten also testified to having known even more girls in the School of Nursing who were engaged. It is not just coincidence, she said, but was due to how guaranteed em- ployment opportunities in nursing were. " Nurs- ing is different from all the other majors, " she said. " When we are done with our four years of school, all we have to do is pass the boards and we are pretty much guaranteed a job, especially with the nursing shortage. It ' s not like some of the LSA majors, where you have to find out if you want to be a teacher or do whatever else with your degree. Pretty much right out of school, we have a job mak- ing about $20 per hour. Nursing is also very flexible, and it allows you to choose your schedule. You can work part time, full time, or even contingent. It ' s a good career when you are thinking about having kids. You can work as little as one day a week, or as much as full time. I think that has a lot to do with why nursing students are engaged and married sooner. " qRAdllATJON GRADUATES 367 Tiffani Cunningham Stone Mountain, GA African-American Studies Jade Curry Rochester Hills, MI Biology Jennifer Curry Shelby Twp., Ml History Political Science Robert Curtis Clarkston, Ml General Studies Robert Cushman Canton, Ml Chemical Engineering Katherine Da Rin Wayne, PA Mariam Dalaly Bloomfield Hills, MI James Dale Milan, MI Jeni Dang Holland, MI Sana Danish Grosse Pointe, Ml Sarah Davies Upper Montclair, NJ Tikoshia Davis Chicago, IL Nicole De Namur Algoma, WI Sarah Debri Grand Rapids, MI Plinio Degoes Ann Arbor, MI Dana Dejonge Zeeland, MI Heidi Denbesten Ann Arbor, MI Kai Denski Livonia, MI Andrew Deyoe Highland Park, IL Orsolya Dezsi Owosso, MI Harmony Dickerson Jackson, MI Lindsay Dilloway Traverse City, MI Jennifer Dimovski Macomb, MI Anthony Dinello Jackson, MI Laurel Dolin Livonia, MI Lauren Dolmyer Grand Rapids, MI Jessica Dong Northville, MI Katherine Douglas Lincolnshire, IL Daniel Draeger Byron Center, MI Scott Dresden Kalamazoo, MI Biopsychology Movement Science History Business English Economics Economics Environmental Engineering Environment Nursing Political Science Architecture Nursing Biopsychology History History REES Nursing General Studies Organisational Studies Business Spanish Kinesiology Chemistry Spanish Chemical Engineering Computer Engineering Biolog N 368 MR; JHIGANENSIAN Eric Duboys Dix Hills, NY Danielle Dupuy Cincinnati, OH Andrew Eckstein Nashville, TN David Edelman Merrick, NY Jeremy Edelson Northbrook, IL Business Microbiology Business Economics Political Science Sherrod Edwards Brownstown Twp., MI Interdisciplinary Engineering Michael Einhorn Ann Arbor, MI General Studies Daniel Eisenberg Great Neck, NY General Studies Brooke Eisenstat Short Hills, NJ Business Josh Ellstein Centerport, NY Economics Ramsey Emara Troy, MI Diana Eng Flushing, NY Nicholas Enlow Ann Arbor, MI Matthew Epstein Woodmere, NY Elise Erickson Hudsonville, Ml Elissa Erman Farmington Hills, MI Stacy Ernot Essexville, MI James Eschelbach Saline, MI Katie Eschenburg Ann Arbor, MI Emily Estadella Palisades, NY Sarah Estella Cherry Hill, NJ Eric Evanter Boca Raton, FL Jeffrey Everett Ann Arbor, MI Benjamin Everson Troy, MI Carol Evola Lake Orion, MI Sociology Economics Computer Science Sports Management Nursing Nursing Biology Cifil Engineering Biochemistry History of Art Business Administration Economics Aerospace Engineering Economics Business Stacey Falconer Jackson, MI Nursing Cathy Fanone Shelby Twp., MI Nursing Jodi Farber Encino, CA Sports Mgmt. Communications Julia Feczko Troy, MI Nursing Sarah Fedewa East Lansing, MI Nursing Robert Feeney Battle Creek, Ml Actuarial Mat iematics GRADUATES 369 Rebecca Feferman Albuquerque, NM Jacqueline Feldner Mendham, NJ Rebecca Feliciano Chagrin Falls, OH Jonathan Fellows Ann Arbor, MI Jeremy Fertel New Rochelle, NY Christopher Fici Harper Woods, MI Kristen Fidh Westland, MI Christina Fiedler Grosse Pointe Farms, MI Joshua Fields Battle Creek, MI Steven Fields Dix Hill, NY Ben Fineman Laingshurg, Ml Katherine Finn Stevens Point, WI Sara Firestone Pittsburgh, PA Kimberly Fischer Huntington Beach, CA Angela Fisher Plymouth, MI Lisa Flaskamp-Shaft Canton, MI Rebecca Foulger Wappingers Falls, NY Katherine Fouts Cleveland Height, OH Kelli Frame Troy, Ml Todd Francis Manistee, Ml Psychology Buisness General Studies REES Biopsychology Film Video Communications General Studies General Studies Political Science Computer Science Psychology English Film Video Economics Nursing Nursing Geological Science Political Science History ( Art Psychology Chemical Engineering Eric Frank Darnestown, MD Business Andrew Franklin Evanston, IL Economics Zakiya Fanklin Chicago, IL Biopsychology Cognitive Science Lisa Franzoi Poway, CA Political Science English Heather Freiburger Wyoming, MI Psychology Sociology Matthew Freid Williamsville, NY Jordan French Menlo Park, CA Eric Fried Highland Park, IL Lindsay Friedland Melville, NY Leigh Frinkle Gregory, MI English Political Science Finance Accounting Sports Management Nursing 370 MIC HIGANENSIAN Diane Froelich Galesburg, MI Alicia Frostick Peck, MI Patrick Frye Canton, MI Dictson Fu Boca Raton, FL Erin Fuller Hamilton, NY Estee Gabbai Encino, CA April Gainer Pleasantville, NJ Dana Galinato Grosse Pointe Park, MI William Garcia Washingtonville, NY Joy Garrett Canton, MI Joseph Gartner New York, NY Abigail Gavrila Ann Arbor, MI Allison Gaynor Black River Fall, WI Megan Geelhoed Kentwood, MI Alicia Gehle North Muskegon, MI Nursing Mechanical Engineering Industrial Op. Engineering Indusaid Op. Engineering Biochemistry Communication Studies Psychology Industrial Op. Engineering Political Science Nursing Sports Mgmt. ( Communications History Economics Economics Mechanical Engineering Tiffany Gehrke Champaign, IL Computer Science Engineering James Gendernalik Biology New Baltimore, MI Chantelle Gendron Belleville, MI Tara George West Bloomneld, MI Theresa Giachino Ann Arbor, MI Rebecca Gian Northville, MI Tara Gillespie Bloomneld Hills, MI Shelly Gladwin Ann Arbor, MI Jill Classman St. Louis, MO Elizabeth Glenn Houston, TX Psychology Graphic Design Nursing Engineering Theatre Michael Glover Prn Jet., NJ Jason Gmerick Macomb, Ml Andrea Goff Battle Creek, MI Rachel Gold Lewis Center, OH Allyson Goldberg Baldwin, NY Resource Ecology Management Communications Biopsychology Film Video natctnalfifOf). Engineering French Communications Psychology Sociology GRADUATES 371 i one of Ann ArOor s many snowy days. Si became accustomed to the cold MichKjan during their time in school K. Motto photo Hayden Goldblatt Marlboro, NJ Michael Goldenherg Beverly, MA josh Goldschmeding Portage, MI Rachel Goldsmith Chappaque, NY Art Communications Rachel Goldstein Pepper Pike, OH Communications Economics Communications Elementary Education Rachel Goldstein Reston, VA Bret Goodman Marlboro, NJ Jenna Gordon Salem, MA David Gorski Troy, Ml Janet Goske Akron, OH Danielle Goss Glencoe, IL Mara Gottlieb York town Heights, NY William Gourlay Ann Arbor, MI Jennifer Grady Canton, MI Jennifer Granet Santa Barbara, CA Honors Psychology General Studies Psychology Business Business Biopsychology Psychology Electrical Engineering Nursing Communications Lindsay Granet Ann Arbor, MI History of Art Meredith Graupner Bloomfield Hills, MI English Communications Erin Gravel Mattawan, MI Industrial Engineering Jesse Gray Deerfield, IL Political Science Carly Greenberg Woodcliff Lake, NJ Asian Studies Jeffrey Greenblatt Dix Hills, NY Political Science Sara Greenwood Menominee, MI Psychology Christopher Grewe Royal Oak, MI Mech. Engineering Math Janessa Grieco Mahopac, NY Movement Science Ralitza Grigorova Wixom, MI Economics Sarah Grimmer Grosse Point, MI Graphic Design Bradley Grincewicz Shelby Twp., MI Psychology Joshua Gross Trumbull, CT English Derek Grossman Mamaroneck, NY Political Science Asian Studies Carolyn Gainst Lexington, MA Economics Archaeology GRADUATES 373 Amanda Guccione New York, NY Dominque Guice Detroit, MI Erica Guice Detroit, MI Alan Gunderson Manistee, MI Trevor Gunderson Petoskey, MI Anita Gupta Franklin Lakes, NJ Sarika Gupta Orchard Lake, MI Marv Gurevich Highland Park, IL Ryan Gustafson Midland, Ml Sarah Gutin Cherry Hill, NJ Michael Guttman Pittsburgh, PA Andrew Guzowski Traverse City, MI Laura Haber Highland Park, IL Cheryl Hackett Northville, MI Sarah Haeusler Farmington, MI English Communications Biology Biopsychology Anthropology Zoology Economics Economics Economics Political Science Economics Computer Science Engineering Anthropology Zoology Business Economics Communications English Organizational Studies Mathematics Danielle Haggins Oak Park, MI Psychology Daniel Haight Vernon, CT Economics Christopher Haizman Kentwood, MI Computer Science Elise Halajian Bloomfield Hills, MI Comparative Literature Alicia Hall Pontiac, MI Psychology Candice Hall Gregory, Ml Simon Halpern Minnetonka, MN Justin Hammis Ann Arhor, MI Maria Harbay Grosse He, MI Cheryl Hark Ann Arbor, MI Lauren Harper Lake Forest, IL Jason Harris Haworth, NJ Jessica Harris Ionia, MI Reed Harris II New Baltimore, MI Erin Hartl Saginaw, MI Communication Aerospace Engineering Music Education Biology Anthropology Art Design Business Economics Graphic Design Photography Industrial Op. Engineering Sociology 374 MI CHIGANENSIAN David Hasey Ann Arbor, MI Carl Hasselbarth Guilderland, NY Justin Havekost Monroe, MI Catherine Hawke Novi, MI Gregory Heath Birmingham, MI Adrienne Heckler Pittsburgh, PA Russell Hedberg II Brighton, MI Monica Heger Ft. Wayne, IN Laura Heilig Eaton Rapids, MI Eryn Helfant Roslyn, NY Gretchen Heller Davie, FL Amy Hendriksma Wayland, MI Julie Hengehold Macomb, MI Alan Herbert Manistee, MI Latayia Herd Southfield, MI Elizabeth Herek Brighton, MI Eric Herman Lindenhurst, IL Aimee Hermes Belleville, MI Lora Hesch Rochester Hills, MI Elizabeth Heyn Niles, Ml Kay la Hibner Howell, MI William Hicks Kailua, HI Gretchen A. Hilburger Niantic, CT Kelly Hill Detroit, MI Rebecca Hirch Roslyn, NY Kevin Hirzel Battle Creek, MI Ernest Ho Ann Arbor, MI Joseph Ho Livonia, MI Emily Hoak Ann Arbor, MI Jess Hodgson Battle Creek, MI Computer Engineering Business Administration Economics History 6? Political Science Political Science Economics English History English Biology Nursing Psychology Honors English Nursing Biochemistry Computer Engineering Psychology Communications Psychology Political Science Nursing Mechanical Engineering Movement Science Elementary Education Political Science Comm. , Spanish LACS Elementary Education Psychology Political Science Civil Environmental Engineering Computer Science Biochemistry Psychology Psychology GRADUATES 375 IIIU1 4i. JR 376 MlCHlGANENSIAN A newly renovated Rackham Graduate School stands as a beacon of opportunity for graduat- ing seniors wishing to stay in Ann Arbor. Many concerts normally held at Hill Auditorium were moved to Rackharn because of the construction. Y. Qranata photo Unafraid of passersby, a squirrel pauses before climbing a tree. Animals such as these roamed all over campus, encouraged by the students who fed them Y. Qranata photo GRADUATES 377 Dana Holcman Farmington Hills, MI Sociology Kathryn Holden Rochester Hills, MI Spanish Political Science Lindsey Hollander Oak Park, MI Psychology Felicia Holmes Detroit, MI Biology Sota Horiuchi Ann Arbor, MI Political Science David Horn New York, NY Rebecca Horsch Okemos, MI Sameer Hossain Oak Hill, VA Alison Howard Hidden Hills, CA Leah Howard Long Lake, MN Liam Howley Benton Harbor, MI Chia-Hao Hsieh Ann Arbor, MI Tina Hsieh Troy, MI Fan Huang Ann Arbor, MI Judy Huang Andover, MA Elizabeth Huebner Grosse Pointe, MI Carla Lynn Huff Detroit, MI Ryan Hughes Haslett, MI Benjamin Hummel Fenton, Ml Julie Humphries Grand Rapids, MI Amy Hurst N. Ridgeville, OH Jesse Hyde Chelsea, MI Kristina Inman Acton, MA Jonathan Irwin Bingham Farms, MI Dara Iserson Manalapan, NJ English English Political Science Psychology Communications Economics Biology Asian Studies Statistics Economics French Communications History English Computer Science Computer Science Nursing Biology History Industrial Op. Engineering English Political Science Wyatt Istvan-Mitchell Jackson, MI Chemical Engineering Yuta Ito Novi, MI Econ. , Asian Sadies Poli. Sci. Lindsey Jack Lincoln, MI Nursing Kyle Jackson ' Waterford, MI Microbiology Brent Jacobs Davison, MI Chemistry Biochemistry 378 .:H1GANENS1AN Lauren Jacobs West Bloomheld, MI Tracy Jamssens Oak Park, MI Michael Janis Grosse Pointe, MI Theresa Jasko Wixom, MI Sarah Jelinek Macomh, MI Jenny Jeltes Grand Rapids, MI Yi-Lun Jen Sugar Land, TX Lindsay Jenniches Frankenmuth, MI Heather Jensen Milan, MI Ann Johnson Jackson, MI Audrey Johnson Northville, MI Brittany Johnson Owosso, MI Jennifer Johnson Los Angeles, CA Kari Johnson Bloomfield Hills, MI Elisabeth Johnston Livonia, MI Psychology General Studies Business Anthropology Psychology English Communications Business Administration Communications Middle Eastern Studies Nursing Biology Business Administration Graphic Design English Comm. Women ' s Studies C. Vered Jona Skokie, 1L Women ' s Studies Dorothy Jones Battle Creek, MI Anthropology Zoology Julianne Jones Grand Rapids, MI Biology Education Schelsea Jones Ypsilanti, MI Bee. Engineering, Peijurm. Arts Tech. Shelly Jones Grand Rapids, MI Nursing Geumji Jung Ann Arbor, MI Economics Jiann Jung Ann Arbor, MI Biology Rebecca Juran Rockville, MD Psychology Jason Kahane Hills Side, NJ Economics Lauren Kamm New York, NY Sports Management Nora Kammer Clarkston, MI Susin Kan Flushing, NY Karen Kandel Livingston, NJ Janet Kandrevas Southgate, MI Kari Kapadia West Bloomfield, MI Civil Engineering Economics Sociology Sociology Aerospace Engineering GRADUATES 379 Adam Kaplan Calabasas, CA Brette Kaplan Plantation, FL David Kaplan Succasunna, NJ Devin Karas Montclair, NJ Rojano Kashani Ann Arbor, MI Robyn Fae Katz Little Silver, NJ Jodie Kaufman Bloomfield Hills, MI Jennifer Kearney San Francisco, CA Katie Keller Franklin, MI Meredith Keller Bloomfield Hills, MI Sandra Kelly Battle Creek, MI Robert Kender Troy, MI Ron Kenigsberg Great Neck, NY Anne Kennedy Wilmette, IL Joshua Kennedy Grafton, WI Katherine Kennedy Portland, OR Matthew Kennedy Chelsea, MI Julie Kern Livonia, MI Lisa Kerridge Naubinway, Ml Mariam Khalife West Bloomfield, MI Abraham Khan North Potomac, MD Nausheen Khan Canton, MI Shamaila Khan Canton, MI Erica Khinchuk West Bloomfield, Ml Aneesh Khullar Ann Arbor, MI Political Science Communications Aerospace Engineering Political Science Electrical Engineering Kinesiology Comm. Conrmunicaoons Psychology Architecture General Studies Communications French Nursing Economics Business Political Science History Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Physics Organizational Studies English Economics French Cellular Molecular Biology Comparative Literature Comparative Lit. Classical Civ. English Electrical Engineering Beth Kilbourne Rochester Hills, MI Tracey Killoran Grand Rapids, MI Hahna Kim West Bloomfield, MI Jane Kim ' Cherry Hill, NJ Jennifer Kim Troy, MI Ck ' il Engineering Psychology Spanish Business Sociology Psychology Graphic Design 380 M,c HIGANENS1AN m B ' Jai Jieun Kim Ann Arbor, MI Jun Kim Ann Arbor, MI Mi-Yee Kim Ann Arbor, MI Soo Mi Kim Plainsboro, NJ Youn Jung Kim Ann Arbor, MI Ellen Kimmel Canton, MI George Kimmel IV Berrin Springs, MI Brad King Portage, MI David King Ann Arbor, MI Kristin Kirby Oxford, MI Autumn Kish Harbor Beach, MI Aleksas Kisielius Chicago, IL Jamie Klein Ann Arbor, MI Lindsay Klein Ann Arbor, MI Robyn Klingler Byron, IL Jessica Knapp Springfield, MO Andrew Knofski Westland, MI Matthew Knysz Fremont, MI Krystal Kobasic Escanaba, MI Alissa Keener Jupiter, FL Meredith Koenig Lake Forest, IL Julia Koenigsknecht Evanston, IL Alexandra Koester Wixom, MI Timothy Kolanowski Sterling Heights, MI Tracy Kolb Grand Haven, MI Courtney Konner Ann Arbor, MI Alexander Koretz Brookline, MA Aylin Melis Koroglu Miami, FL Li Heng Kot Ann Arbor, MI Mary Kotyuk Ypsilanti, MI Cellular Molecular Biology Economics Microbiology Economics Busine ss History of Art Film Video Business History Nursing History Political Science Communications Nursing Economics Biology Electrical Engineering Computer Engineering Nursing Theatre Honors French Sociology English Mechanical Engineering Geology Physics Economics Psychology Economics Business Communications Spanish GRADUATES 381 FINDING WISDOM EVERYWHERE By KARA DEBOER On the eve of their entrance into the " real world, " it was use- ful for seniors to reflect on the masses of information they retained from their college courses, or in many cases, to reflect on that not-so-scholarly knowledge they gained through not- so-academic experiences. Sometimes what students learned from these times anything from the purchase of a kegerator to the frantic late night munchies ended up having great significance on their futures. Engineering senior Dillon Funkhouser said the most valuable lessons he learned involved living arrangements, procrastination, and beer. " I learned that a split- level apartment is better than a single level. ..trust me, you don ' t want to sleep next to the living room, " he said. No matter how similar his room- mates ' schedules were, he said they were most likely to be awake when he was trying to sleep. Funkhouser added that late-night recreation could teach one the consquences of procrastina- tion. " 1 learned that it is really easy to not do schoolwork at the beginning of the year, and then learn at the end that you ' ve screwed yourself, " he said. Senior year, Funkhouser had his own room far away from the living room the penthouse of a former fraternity house on Vaughn Street where he lived with many of his Bursley buddies. Here he learned the key to economical partying: " I learned that $400 for a keg- erator is pretty expensive, but saves a lot of money in the long run, " he said. Many students who lived in Bursley their freshman year SOMETJMES siudENis [EARN T!HE MOST JN SJTUATJONS FARTHEST FROM T!HE clASSROOM hearing how others have grown apart from their freshman aquaintances knows his experience at Bursley was truly unique. " I learned that unless you lived in Bursley, you just don ' t know you just don ' t understand how great it is, " he said. LSA senior Kelly Lecznar met her closest friends in her Sigma Kappa sorority house, and she said the most valuable lessons learned there concerned social skills and criminal know-how. " I learned how to deal with different types of people. Living in a sorority house with 70 girls teaches you that, " she said. Being in a sorority guaranteed members no shortage of par- tying, and hence no shortage of chances to meet that special someone. But according to Lecznar, everyone one meets is not always that special, and one has to be careful in how one responds to guys ' requests for ones number: " I learned to never give out your number unless you really want to be called, " she said, adding " at least not your real number. " One night when Lecznar and her friends returned to the sorority house after a long night out on the campus, they learned their most memorable lesson ever: how to break and enter. " One night my friends and 1 were really hungry, but the kitchen in the sorority locks at 5:30, " she said. " I used a spatula to pry open the window and hoisted my friend ten feet into the window so she could go around and unlock the kitchen door. " From the kinds of knowledge these seniors considered most important, it was obvious that college was about much more than aca- learned the benefits of living in the least popular dormitory on campus, demies. Students ' college experiences with everything from alcohol to Funkhouser said he was still close with everyone he met there, and from sleep affected their futures just as much... perhaps even more. 382 MlCHlG 5ANENSIAN A student catches up on world news during class. The Michigan Daily was a popular news source at the University S. Tedjasukmaiw A student lights a joint before going to class. For many, college was considered a time to experi- ment with new things S. Tedjasukmana photo GRADUATES 383 n a Sarah Kozanecki Farmington Hills, MI Biology Lisa Kozian Plymouth, MI English Katharine Kozloff Wyomissing, PA Communications Holly Kralik Rochester, MI English, Poli. Sci. Education Christopher Kramer Washington, DC Political Science Jaclyn Kramer Paradise Valley, AZ Melanie Krauseneck Reese, MI Paul Kreger Ann Arbor, MI Bryan Krehnhrink Ann Arbor, MI Hal Krenkel Larchmont, NY Sports Mgmt. Communicatums History of Art Mechanical Engineering Economics Nursin g Jeremy Kressmann Palatine, IL Karen Krivisky Dix Hills, NY Kelly Krueger New Buffalo, MI Aaron Kulick Northbrook, IL Jon Kulpa Troy, MI Michael Kwapisz Farmington Hills, MI Daniel Kwiatkowski Wyandotte, MI David Kwiatkowski Wyandotre, MI Jessalynn Kwok Brooklyn, NY Jonathon La Chapelle Escanaba, MI Business Communications Nursing Economics Psychology Aerospace Engineering Mechanical Engineering Biology Psychology Economics Kimberly Lago Ypsilanti, MI Patrick Lago Kalamazoo, MI Suzanne Lambert Lapeer, MI Danny Lambouths III Muskegon Heights, MI Audrey Lance Royal Oak, MI Sociology Political Science History French Finance Accounting Women ' s Studies Sports Management Architecture Samantha Lander Clayton, MO Daniel Lanning Manton, MI Thomas Larabell Jenison, MI Mechanical Civil Engineering Christine Lasek Troy, MI English Margaret Lassar Highland Park, IL Women ' s Studies GRADUATES 385 John Laughlin Indianapolis, IN Julia Laughlin Indianapolis, IN Christine Lavanway Rochester, MI Douglas Lazovick Commack, NY Dung Le Sterling Heights, MI Natalie Lederman Ann Arbor, MI Ani Lee Los Angeles, CA David Lee Ann Arbor, MI Evangelin Lee Troy, MI Heejoo Lee Toledo, OH English Film Video English Business Marketing History Biology Psychology Economics English Literature Mechanical Engineering Jan Lee Saline, MI Jeffrey Lee Troy, MI Kenneth Lee Stony Brook, NY Kiesha Lee Leslie, MI Paul Lee Ann Arbor, MI Charles Leger Lake Forest, IL Katrina Lehman Lake Forest, IL Donna Lehnert Plymouth, MI Nicole Leith Milford, MI Alexis Lelchuk Great Neck, NY Sarah Leonard Grand Rapids, MI Justin Letzt New City, NY Andrew Levin Highland Park, IL Brian Levin Glencoe, IL Jennifer Levin New York, NY Randi Levinson Highland Park, IL Catherine Levy Rye, NY Lauren Levy Bridgewater, NJ Just in Lewis Plymouth Twp., MI Ashley Ley New Canaan, CT Japanese Language Literature Psychology Nursing Natural Resources Economics Athletic Training Computer Science Economics Poli. Sci. Communications Nursing Nursing English English Women ' s Studies English Business History Political Science Psychology Industrial Op. Engineering Psychology Industrial Op. Engineering History Graphic Design MlCHIGANENSIAN Pei-Ya Liao Ann Arbor, MI Johanna Lichtman Naperville, IL Courtney Liddle Saginaw, MI Michael Liebenstein Jericho, NY Tseng-Chieh Lin Ann Arbor, MI Casey Lindberg Fort Collins, CO Tan Lipkun Ann Arbor, MI Brett Lipsky East Rockaway, NY Allyson Lipton Lawrence, NY Elizabeth Locy Berkley, MI Benjamin Logan New Hope, PA Ladonna Logan Detroit, MI Rashaad Logan Farmington Hills, MI Keith Lonergan Lake Forest, IL Kevin Longest Greenville, MI Music Psychology Industrial Q . Engineering Mechanical Engineering Psychology Economics Biopsychology Economics Statistics Business Psychology Psychology Spanish Economics English Spanish Engineering Economics Civil Engineering Greta Losen Centerport, NY Communications English Carol Loveland-Cherry Ann Arbor, MI Kari Low Saline, Ml Scott Lowry Spring Lake, MI Ayiesha Lukong Ann Arbor, MI Nursing Administration Communications Mechanical Engineering Psychology Org. Studies English Aerospace Engineering Nursing Stephen Lund Cincinnati, OH Michael Lundy Brunswick, NJ Rachel Luria West Bloomneld, MI Monique Luse Farmington Hills, MI Poli. Sd. -American Studies Phoung Ly Grand Rapids, MI Nursing Judith Lynch-Sauer Ann Arbor, MI Nursing Administration Kathryn Macewen Dayton, OH Voice Performance Political Science Regan Macleod Hartland, WI Psychology Ann Marie Macon Grosse Pointe Farms, MI Psychology Daniela Mailat Allen Park, MI French GRADUATES 387 HEADING INTO THE FUTURE By McENTEE As graduation neared, many students had to decide how they would spend their time after finishing their degrees. For some students this included going to graduate school, medical school or law school. Other students decided to look for jobs or do community service programs. Students had to make the decision based on their desires and needs. For the students who could not imagine going on to any more school, the job market was one option. Since finding a job created a problem for students, the University offered resources to assist in the job search. One such HFN STl IflFNTS HIT place included The Career Center, formally known as Career Planning and Placement. The QFNIOR VFAR THF RUSH Career Center gave students a place to go find advice and resources to look for jobs. It provided an outlet for students to talk to companies and have a connection to the outside business world. One of the resources available included a refer- ence letter service. This service helped students to obtain letters of recommendation from profes- sors and also to send them off to companies. Another options for students included community service proj- ects. Such projects included Peace Corps and Teach for America. Peace Corps allowed students to take a few years and work in underdeveloped countries. Before they began to work in the business world, they took time to help the less fortunate. Teach for America allowed students to stay in the United States in order to help underprivileged schools TO fiquRE OUT T!HEJR FUTURES BECOME A Top " Having attended excellent schools since the age of five, I feel truly fortunate that I have been able to receive an excellent education, and I support Teach for America ' s vision of equal educational opportunity for all children in our nation, regardless of the child ' s socio-economic status. " The last option for students involved more school. This meant that the students had to continue doing homework and other academ- ics. In order to prepare for the application process, students had to take an entrance exam. Those entering graduate school took the GRE, those going to medical school took the MCAT and those going to law school took the LSAT. This became the first step in the application process. They then had to make the decision what area they wanted to live in and which schools they would apply to. After making these decisions, they applied and then had to make the final choice about where they would be attending school. Many seniors faced the dilemma of staying at the University or moving on to new experiences. By going to grad school, students were able to put off finding a job for a few more years. University alumna Nya McCarthy-Brown said of her plans, " I was a po- litical science major, pre-law; like most in their senior year, I was taking the LSAT and preparing to apply to law school. Once I learned about Teach for America, I knew it was what I wanted to do above all else. " The seniors had a numerous amount of options once they grad- in urban and rural areas. These graduates taught students in order to uated. They had to decide what would be more productive and worth- give back to the community. They committed themselves to two years of work for the program. Senior Meagan Carlock said of the program, while for them. Each student had the opportunity to use resources on campus in order to explore the choices that existed after graduation. ' MIL; HIGANENSIAN A student searcnes for graduate schools that per- tain to her interest. Students found senior year to be a stressful time because they began to realize that the job field was scarce. Y. Qranata A student studies in Rendez-Vous Cafe on South University. On top of work for classes, preparing for graduate entrance exams made students take time Out to Study Y. Qranala ()Kot(j LSAT and GMAT books line the shelves of Borders on Liberty Street. The financial burden of school piled up between books, application fees, and oiassen Y. Qranata photo 7 GRADUATES 389 Brian Mait Scarsdale, NY Motoko Maki Ann Arbor, MI Augustus Makris Troy, MI Sara Maksym Dexter, MI Stacey Malo Oak Brook, IL Film Video Political Science Economics Philosophy Nursing Film Video Communications Ivana Malusev Northville, MI Alissa Malzman Fayetteville, NY Rachael Mandell Pickerington, OH Justin Mann New Rochelle, NY Alan Troy Mardegian Plymouth, MI Nursing Psychology English Psychology Economics Org. Studies History Sara Marks Beverly Hills, CA Leah Marsh Detroit, Ml Dara Marshall Detroit, MI Janelle Marshall Jenison, MI Laura Marten Sterling Heights, MI Crystal Martin Detroit, MI Yvonne Martinez Detroit, MI Jessica Mathis Bloomfield Hills, MI Jennifer Matousek Owosso, MI Andrew Matthews Psychology Political Science Movement Science Actuarial Sciences Biopsychology Nursing Business Political Science Political Science Nursing Ada, MI SfwrtsMgmt. Communications Katherine Maxim St. Helena, SC Renee May Clinton Twp., MI Donelle Mayberry Dearborn, MI Alyssa Mayer Morganville, NJ Michael Mayer Troy, MI Richard Mayk Grosse Pointe Park, MI Meghan Mayville Muskegon, MI Anoosheh Mazhari Bloomfield Hills, MI Kyle McAllister Southfield, MI Ryan McClarren Lake Orion, MI English Aerospace Engineering Political Science Economics Business Administration Business Architecture Biopsychology Kinesiology Nuclear Engineering Mil illliAXENSlAN Jennifer McCormick St. Joseph, MI Political Science French Sara McCrea Dexter, MI Nursing Masseeha McDonald St. Clair, MI Microbiology Carly McEntee Highland Park, IL English Brian McGloughlin Miltord, MI Electrical Engineering Veronica McGraw Chicago, IL Kirt McKee Canton, MI Ian McKnight Grand Rapids, MI Angela McLamore Southfield, MI Stephen McLandrich Cincinnati, OH Nursing Microbiology Mechanical Engineering Psychology Civil Engineering Antoinette McLean Redwood City, CA Gabriel McNabb Belleville, MI Neil McNeight Ann Arbor, MI Heather McPhail Traverse City, MI Elizabeth McQueen Freehold, NJ Sports Robert McTear Redford, MI Megan Medea Red Bank, NJ Carmen Medina Oakland, MI Patrick Megally Troy, MI Falguni Mehta Corvallis, OR Melissa Meier Milan, MI Becky Meiselman New Canaan, CT Maria Mendoza West Bloomfield, MI Jeremy Menkowitz Amhler, PA Ewurabena Menyah Moreland Hills, OH Julie Merchant Santa Monica, CA James Mercier Troy, MI Justin Meruis Bethesda, MD Mahlet Mesfin Portage, MI Sarah Messenger Novi, MI Psychology Psychology Computer Science General Studies Mgmt. (S Communicadons Biology Economics Communications Statistics Business Nursing Psychology Nursing History Nursing Communications English Psychology Economics Chemical Engineering Music Education GRADUATES 391 Sean Meyers Kennet Square, PA Industrial Of . Engineering James Mickelsen Ann Arbor, MI Ann Mickley Kentwood, MI Courtney Mielke Shelby Twp., MI Rebecca Millan Southfield, MI Computer Science Engineering Business Communications Ashley Miller East Lansing, MI Brian Miller Westland, MI Christopher Miller Milford, MI Jessica Miller Columbus, OH Joshua Miller Ann Arbor, MI Katie Miller Ann Arbor, MI Mia Miller Englewood, CO Tiffany Miller Canton, MI Jodi Minkin West Bloomfield, MI Brian M inning Bethesda, MD Rachel Miriani Grosse Pointe, MI Swarup Misra Grand Blanc, MI Ijeoma Mnodim Ann Arbor, MI Michael Moeller Pittsburgh, PA Alexis Mogavero Lynbrook, NY Psychology Business Mechanical Engineering History Political Science Architecture Nursing Architecture Psychology Nursing Graphic Design Economics Psychology Mechanical Engineering Economics African Studies Economics Psychology Christopher Molina Chicago, IL Political Science English Katherine Montei Unionville, MI Jeff Montgomery Dublin, OH John Monti Troy, MI Denis Montilla Canton, MI English Education Economics Business Kelly Moore Plymouth, MI Lisa Moore Lake Orion, MI Jennifer Moran Ypsilanti, MI Jonathan More Great Neck, NY Justin Morgan Dearborn Heights, MI Psychology Cellular Molecular Biology Spanish French Nursing Economics Aerospace Engineering A student studies outside East Quad, enjoying of Ann Arbor ' s pleasant fall afternoons found many places on campus to be other than the library. T. Afciwniuuni photo ' 2M,a :HIGANF.NSIAN ,. rf Stephanie Morse Belmont, MI Robin Mosberg Old Westbury, NY Joy Moss Westland, MI Erica Motley Chicago, IL Kathleen Moy Ann Arbor, MI Communications Communications Education Science Industrial Op. Engineering Amanda Muiter Ortonville, MI Neeta Mulgaokar Gates Mills, OH Sherita Mullins Cleveland, OH Maureen Mulvihill Park Ridge, IL Anthony Munaco Farmington Hills, MI Kierste Mundinger Madison, MS Mario Munoz Canton, MI Maura Munoz Brighton, MI Dana Murbach Rochester Hills, MI Colleen Murphy Royal Oak, MI Molly Murphy Hilton Head Island, SC Sarah Murphy Grosse Pointe, MI Chris Murray Mason, MI Stephanie Murray Inkster, MI Kate Myers Perrinton, MI Sarah Nadler Nashville, TN Anne Nagrant Farmington Hills, MI Claud ine Najjar Winnetka, IL Meagan Nearing Detroit, MI Leigh Neiman Highland Park, IL Dean Nelson Menominee, MI Peri Nelson Bath, Ml Ronald Nelson Romulus, MI Brian Netter ' Northbrook, IL Ann Newman Bellmore, NY Communication Nursing Business Org. Studies Psychology Business Biology Nursing Economics CeRular Molecular Biology Organisational Studies Education Anthro. Classical Arch. English Engineering Physics English Psychology Organizational Studies English Anthropology History Psychology Biopsychology Psychology History Biopsychology Biology Political Science Industrial Op. Engineering Psychology . " -f vlk HIGANENS1AN ( Mn Sam Niehrugge Englewood, CO Kristen Nintcheff Strongsville, OH Caitfin Nish Westfield, NJ Tyler Norstrom Ann Arbor, MI James Notter Sayville, NY Brian Nowak Alpena, MI Laura Nussell Leo, IN Jodie Nyenhuis Grosse Pointe Park, MI Alexis O ' Connor Northville, MI Suzanne Oberman Penllyn, PA Mari Ogihara Brighton, MI Tom Oldakowski Livonia, MI Chalana Oliver Florissant, MO Danielle Oliverio Dearborn, MI Catherine Ong Ann Arbor, MI Harry Ong Seattle, WA Meilina Ong Ann Arbor, MI Hillary Oosse Grand Rapids, MI Spanish Political Science Dalia Oppenheimer St. Louis, MO Literature Creative Writing Monica Osterberger Bloomfield Hills, MI Sociology Mechanical Engineering Psychology English Graphic Design History Business Political Science Movement Science Graphic Design American Culture Ceramics Industrial Op. Engineering Communications Nursing Applied Economics Clarinet Performance Psychology Economics Communications Economics Nursing Business hr . f ! Kristen Ottinger Okemos, Ml Cindy Overholser Brighton, MI Benjamin Oxenbury Huntingdon Valley, PA Lisa Padala Farmington Hills, MI Psychology Women ' s Studies Erin Page Sterling, MI Political Science Crystal Pang Ann Arbor, MI Shu Ming Pang Ann Arbor, MI Andrea Pappas Solana Beach, CA Lyndsey Paquette Sault Ste. Marie, MI Jaehyun Park Ann Arbor, MI Electrical Engineering Social Studies History Psychology Economics GRADUATES 395 LOYALTY RUNNING STRONG By UN I . plan on following Michigan sports for the rest of my life, " com- mented Sharat Naik, an economics senior. " I can ' t see anything ton, D.C., was proud that the Wolverine tradition lived on everywhere. " There is a huge alumni association here in Washington, D.C. We getting in the way of coming back to watch our Wolverines. " get together all the time to watch the games at local bars, or just have Seniors like Naik were committed to the University and prepared to carry on the Wolverine tradition. " I ' ve had a good time here, so I definitely plan on com- ing back here to visit the campus or see some of my junior friends and party a little, " added Naik. " I ' ll make sure that I get my hands on tickets to the games too, whether I have to buy them from students or get them from friends. " " I was not prepared to leave, so I decided to stay for grad school, " said Tammy Chu, who was seeking a Master ' s degree in accounting at the Business School. " I graduated a year early, after having three re- ally fun years here. I felt like I was comfortable, and I didn ' t want to leave all the friends I had made. When I finish my Master ' s, I ' ll be ready, but I ' ll always cherish the times I had here, " said Chu. Jane Kim, an alumni now studying public policy in Washing- WolvERiNE loyAlry [ASTS PAST MANy fun together. Grads from Michigan share a really special bond, so we always get alo ng. Even if you ' re not a part of the chapter, though, there are alumni every- where, and we love each other and Michigan, " said Kim. " My last time in Ann Arbor was this summer. I plan on visiting once a year, so that I can keep in touch with the campus, and see the friends that are still in school here. " University students felt a strong bond to the school. Whether they chose to remember the friendships that blossomed, the unforget- table times at the games, or the warmest of memories, Wolverine blood ran blue for life. " I hope I can support Michigan for the rest of my life. I ' ll always watch the games, visit the campus, and even donate to the University. That however, will depend on how much I make, " said Naik, with a Wolverine smile. Sara Collins, class of ' 02. celebrates the last home game of the season with a cold brew. Although it had only been one year, many recent alumni came back to enjoy the tailgatmg atmosphere once again. K. Malta photo 396 MiCHIGANENS IAN As he enjoys his food, Bulch Bell, class of 74, attends a pre-game tailgate before the Wisconsin game. Fans worked hard to prepare their early morning meals for game day. K. Matta photo Tony Agosta, Dave Churchill, and Tom LJckert. all from the class of ' 94, discuss Michigan ' s chances of beating the Wisconsin Badgers. Michigan and Wisconsin were long time Big Ten rivals. K. Matta photo GRADUATES 397 Yoonyoung Park Glendale, CA Ashley Parsons Palo Alto, CA Karen Parsons Gibraltar, MI Kasey Passen Glencoe, 1L Kelly Patrick Portland, MI Electrical Engineering Spanish Sociology Nursing Psychology Nursing Samantha Paul Framingham, MA Communications Jenny Pauler Ann Arbor, MI Accounting Rebecca Pawlik Northville, MI Microbiology Monica Paz Santa Monica, CA Psychology Allan Pearce Okemos, MI Materials Science Engineering Michael Pearson Springfield, VA Melissa Penrice Bloomfield Hills, MI Margaret Pensler Bloomfield Hills, MI Curtis Peschel Mercer Island, WA Jason Peterson White Lake, MI Prasad Phatak Troy, MI Amanda Star Phebus Jerome, MI Jeffrey Phillips Winnetka, IL Jenny Yee Phu Port Huron, MI Christine Pierce Mechanical Engineering English Economics Political Science Physics German Computer Engineering Finance Nursing Political Science Biops)ichology Sterling Heights, MI Anthropology Zoology Magdalena Pilarski Shelby Twp, MI Christopher Pirok Barrington, IL Meagan Pitts Detroit, MI Niklaus Pleisch Charlestown, NH Natascha Pocsatko Saline, MI Lauren Polivka Smithtown, NY Evan Pollack Howell, MI Kristin Potchynok Northville, MI Jordan Pratzel St. Louis, MO Jennifer Preblich Canton, MI Nursing Economics English Business Nursing Economics Psychology Mechanical Engineering Biology Business French Psychology I Af M8 MlCHIGANENSlAN Bradley Price Evanston, IL History of Art Industrial Design Charis Price Detroit, MI Cdlt) Performance Music Education Lorene Provost Novi, MI Curt Prudden Schoolcraft, MI Alexis Punches Manchester, MI Marie Quasius Westport, CT Andrew Quesnelle Malvern, PA Judith Racusin Oak Park, MI Eric Rajala Colts Neck, NJ Ella Rakitin Troy, MI Susan Ramlow Scotts, MI Courtney Rangen Los Angeles, CA Jessica Rasmussen Plymouth, MI Meredith Raymond Warren, MI Daniel Reagan Ottawa, IL Heidi Reece Keego Harbor, MI Yevette Reed Ann Arl-ior, MI Mitchell Reisman Roslyn, NY Jackie Reitzes Atlanta, GA David Remias Cranberry Twp., PA Kelly Reske Westland, MI Eric Retzbach Novi, MI Darnika Rhodes Detroit, MI Jared Rice Bethesda, MD Jeffrey Rich Canfield, OH General Studies Mechanical Engineering Nursing Comparative Literature History Political Science Astronomy Physics Economics Nursing Nursing Psychology Art English English French Chemical Engineering German Nursing Communications English Movement Science Social Science Economics Chemical Engineering Biology General Studies Leah Richards Vicksburg, MI Communications Economics Brian Richardson Atlanta, GA History Rukiya Richardson White Plains, NY Communications Bethena Ridley Ypsilanti, MI Nursing Kirsten Riethmiller Sylvania, OH Communications GRADUATES 399 A student practices FalunDafa on the Diag. Felloe students became used to seeing this dutiful practi tioner daily. S. Tediasukmana photo flf R BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE BREAK YOUR HEART LSA senior Vera Slywynski bends down to check out the day ' s news items. The threat of war and ter- rorism became ingrained in everyone ' s minds, so students took more time out of their days to catch up with current events. V. Gronata photo Students line up outside the Michigan Theater for c late night movie. There were two theaters in walk mg distance from campus for students to enjoy S.Tedjasufcnuma photo ill. 1 1 1C, H1GANENSIAN MEMORIES WORTH KEEPING By LAUREN As their time at the University came to a close, seniors often found themselves reflecting on their most memorable events and experiences in the past few years. Often, the most signifi- cant moments did not take place in the classroom, but in the precious remaining time. With two majors, political science and vocal performance, it was quite remarkable that senior Josh Breitzer was able to find time for extracurricular activi- ties. A member of the Men ' s Glee Club and its a cappella subset, the Friars, Breitzer found one of his best memories among the company of fellow singers. " I remember performing in Hill Audi- torium to packed houses with the Men ' s Glee Club, " he said. " To see them all on their feet, clapping and singing ' The Victors ' with us always filled me with great pride in our University. " Senior biological anthropology major Zach Throckmorton contributed a different perspective to his time at the University. He admitted that his Univer- sity experience was such that he could not narrow it down to just one memory. He explained, " The list is just about infinite. The countless half-drunk half-tired-to-death conversations at 3 a.m. about grand top- ics concerning the origins of life, the meaning of existence, and why I AfiER T!HE T!HE UNivERsiiy, W!HAT iS REMEMbEREd JS NOT NECESSARily [JMJTEd TO W!HAT WAS JN ckss think Lisa Kudrow is the hottest Friend; the kids who say ' I ' m a first se- mester freshman but I have sophomore standing and I ' m pre-med; ' and getting Cs on exams I busted my ass preparing for, and getting As on exams I forgot about until they were handed to me. Academically, the most memorable moments were hearing my professors gossip about one another. I never really expected academic debates to degenerate to the level of, ' His wife did all the research, because he was out busy philandering! ' " For senior biology major Rob McTear, the most memorable moments were seasonal in na- ture. " The best time would have to be spending the summer in Ann Arbor, " he said. " It ' s relaxed, laid back, warm (for once), and girls run around everyday in very little clothing. Drinking on our roof and going to the bar five nights a week was not to be missed. " Often, the memorable times of University students were as diverse as the backgrounds and experiences of the students themselves. Regardless of whether one ' s experience consisted of studying, participating in an organization, or engaging in general debauchery, the times students spent at the University would prove to be remembered for years and lifetimes to come. GRADUATES 401 Lori Riley Dearborn Heights, MI Eric Roeder Troy, Ml Kristin Roehling Birmingham, MI Samantha Rollinger West Bloomfield, MI Religion Judaic Studies Julie Rooks Boyne City, MI Anthropology Nursing Chemical Engineering Business Megan Ruth Rooney Concord, MI Emily Roschek Kalamazoo, MI Monica Rose Grandville, MI Brian Roseberg New Rochelle, NY Marc Rosen Jericho, NY Nursing Political Science Philosophy Political Science Finance Accounting Business Abby Rosenbaum Pepper Pike, OH Genera Studies Lauren Rosenberg Newtown, PA Psychology Women ' s Studies Eric Ross New City, NY Economics Crystal Rosser Detroit, MI Biochemistry Amy Roth Lutherville, MD Sports Management Caitlin Rothstien Weston, MA Sports Mgmt.iSf Communications Chanel Rowe Detroit, MI Political Science Stephen Rozewski Hartland, MI Communications Adam Rubin Holmdel, NJ Sports Mgmt. Communications Erika Rubin Potomac, MD Political Science Rebecca Rubin West Bloomfield, MI David Rusek Basking Ridge, NJ Jennifer Russell Lapeer, MI Alexander Ruthizer Armonk, NY Lauren Rutledge Okemos, MI Heather Ryan New Canaan, CT Jessica Ryu Winston-Salem, NC Kristen Saari Cadillac, MI Amie Sagady Chester Springs, PA Benjamin Sahn Roslyn, NY Nursing Computer Science Elementary Education History English Business Latin Anthropology Zoology Sociology English MlCHIOANENSIAN itilfi H Jennifer Sahn Hewlett, NY Psychology Aaron Saito West Linn, OR Accounting Maher Salah Livonia, MI Sports Mgmt. Communications Leon Salkin River Edge, NJ Business Adam Salomon Kings Point, NY Economics Carolyn Sampselle Ann Arbor, Ml Holly Sanhorn White Lake, Ml Douglas Sanders Philadelphia, PA Dayna Santoro Grosse Pointe City, MI Lauren Anne Sapega Brooklyn, NY Brianna Sarr Mt. Gilead, OH Valerie Sathe Bloomheld Hills, MI Ajith Satyanarayana San Jose, CA Tarah Saxon Destin, FL Matthew Schaar Rapid City, SO Nursing Microbiology Music- Economics English General Studies Biopsych. Cognitive Science Economics Spanish Sociology American Culture Aerospace Engineering Julia Schad Kenil worth, IL John Schafer Beverly Hills, MI Kimherly Schaich Ann Arbor, Ml Kathleen Schanne Northville, MI Heather Scheer Plainview, NY History of Art Electrical Engineering Psychology Eiiglish Political Science History Nicole Scher La Jolla, CA History English Jamie Schey Farmington Hills, MI Communications Poll. Sci. Katie Schmidt San Diego, CA Political Science Psychology Mark Schmude Ypsilanti, MI Industrial Op. Engineering Jaime Schneider East Brunswick, NJ Stephanie Schonholz Scarsdale, NY Lora Schulwitz Saginaw, MI Joshua Schwadron Miami, FL Amy Schwartz Cincinnati, OH Geoffrey Schwartz Glencoe, IL Business English Electrical Engineering Economics Graphic Design Biology GRADUATES 403 H1GANENS1AN On a fall day, the Law Quad stands out as one of the most beautifully designed buildings on campus. In addition to preserving its architectural treasures, the University also undertook modern- ization projects, such as the renovation of Angell and Haven Halls. Y. Qrtmota photo A student walks under a Law Quad arch on his way to class. Built in 1 924, the Quad was modeled after the Cambridge and Oxford style design. Y. Qratiata photo GRADUATES 405 Greg Schwartz Bloomfield Hills, MI Jon Schwartz Randolph, NJ John Scott Grand Haven, Ml Stephanie Seiki Daly City, CA Jessica Seradzky Wayne, NJ Tiffany Serra Bloomfield Hills, Ml Ami Shah Ann Arbor, MI Carmen Shamwell Ann Arbor, MI Patrick Shannon Laplata, MD Ratnesh Sharma St. Joe, MI Alexis Sharp Chicago, 1L James Shavers Saline, MI James Shehadi Troy, Ml Najia Sheikh Cortland Manor, NY Marcel Shell Westland, MI Computer Engineering English Marketing Economics Economics Economics Biopsychology Communications Electrical Engineering Chemical Engineering Psychology Political Science Chemical Engineering Computer Engineering Sociology English Electrical Engineering Kami Shelton Clawson, MI Archana Shenoy Battle Creek, MI Cellular Molecular Biology Genera Sheridan Southfield, MI Faye Sheridon Plymouth, MI Jessica Sherman Great Neck, NY Nursing English Spanish Chemical Engineering Marc Shmerling Nashville, TN Nancy Short Allen Park, MI Reena Shukla Detroit, MI Lindsey Shulman Ann Arbor, MI Gregory Shuraleef II Beverly Hills, MI Alicia Siefers Lambertville, MI Meryl Siegel Potomac, MD Amy Silver Denver, NC Joshua Simanskey . Midland, MI Melanie Simmons Rethesda, MD Communications Electrical Engineering Political Science Psychology Organizational Studies Business Sociology Psychology Business Communications Architecture Anthropology Zoology i ' u ANKNSIAN Chemical Engineering Eric Simons West Bloomfield, MI Tanya Sit Wilmette, IL Economics Communications Lukas Skoog San Diego, CA Troy Slade Muttontown, NY Renee Sliker Canton, MI Nicole Slott E. Gtand Rapids, MI Ronald Smaldone Livonia, MI Laurel Smit Stevensville, MI Joseph Smith Sterling Heights, MI Julie Smith Pepper Pike, OH Marianne Smith Grosse Pointe, MI Martinique Smith Detroit, MI Monica Smylor Mt. Morris, MI Kristine Snyder Ann Arbor, MI Michelle Snyder Manistee, MI Electrical Engineering Communications Nursing Economics Chemistry Biology English Communications Psychology History English History Chemical Engineering Nursing Biopsychoiogy Computer Science Ellyn Softer Highland Park, IL Communications 6? History of Art Bradley Solomon Hewlett, NY Trina Solomon Belleville, MI Tina Son Dublin, OH Catherine Sonu Ann Arbor, MI Biology Finance Accounting Mark Sorensen Ann Arbor, Ml Robyn Sorensen Livonia, MI Deborah Sorgen Portage, MI Michael Speigl Conklin, MI Lisa Speiser Paradise Valley, AZ Brett Spitnale Midland, MI Lindsay Spoerl Kalamazoo, MI Annissa Spratt Detroit, MI James Stachowiak Troy, MI Michael Stagliano Broomall, PA Economics Nursing Nursing Economics Biopsychology Microbiology Spanish Economics Sociology Industrial Op. Engineering Chemist) 1 Biochemistry GRADUATES 407 Medical student Renee Goodreau finds a new friend at Charley ' s when taking a body shot off of bartender Frank Marotla. The friendly waitstaff and bartenders enjoye d mingling with the clientele. Y. Qranata photo Senior Jonathan Rennella shows off his talent while doing a 21 st birthday Muff Dive. This shot, among other " sexy shooters. " was a popular birthday dnnk photo courtesy K. Stoner H1GANENSIAN TAKING YOUR FIRST LEGAL DRINK By McEMTEE Many students anxiously awaited the arrival of their 21st birthdays. As the clock struck midnight on the night of their birthdays, new 21 -year-olds breathed a sigh of relief as they finally gained the legal right to drink. No longer would they have to worry about MlPs or fake IDs. Turning 21 introduced a whole new world of opportunities. Birthday celebrations took on different forms as some people chose to go to the bar right at midnight, while others had parties at their houses or apartments. Some people even came up with interesting ways to spice up their birthdays. For the more adventurous the night included taking 21 shots, while the more tame events included kissing 21 guys or girls or racing down the streets after the bars closed. Most people got taken out for their birthdays; some to nicer restaurants such as Chop House, Gratzi or Palio; while others were taken to Charley ' s, Max and Erma ' s, or Brown Jug to receive their free birthday meal. After eating most people would head to the bars to start drinking for the night. Some of the usual places to spend a 21st birthday included Charley ' s, Ashley ' s, Mitch ' s, Rick ' s and Scorekeeper ' s. At some of these bars the birthday boy or girl was even offered a free drink. Once at the bar the different types of drinks to order left new bar-goers speechless. The more exotic drinks included Purple Rain, ihis MAY NOT T!HE fiRST dRJNk A NEW 2 1 -yEAR- old, JT is suREly T!HE MOST EXCJTJNq Irish Car Bombs, Snake Bites and Piss on the Wall. Who could forget the presents fo r turning 21? Industrial operations engineering student Chris Lawless remembered one of his better presents, " My sister said, ' I couldn ' t afford to get you a present, so I brought you 15 Michigan State girls. ' " The presents, just like the night, were a crazy mixture of fun and good memories. Some of the greatest memories of the birthdays happened late in the night after getting back from the bar. This was usually the point in the night where friends had to tell the birthday person the next day what had happened. Computer science senior Joe Lauer said of one of his roommates, " He wanted to sleep under the kitchen table wearing only his underwear and his pants as a cape, while telling anyone who touched him that he ' d kick their Turning 21 sometimes created a rift between friends: those that were 21 and those who were not. The novelty of going to the bar every night left the non-21 -year-olds alone. Senior English major Lauren Rutledge said o f this dilemma, " If you ' re under 21 and all your friends go to the bar, be prepared to never see them again. It ' s one huge, incestuous clique of debauchery. " Most 21st birthdays became a mingle of drunken fun, sexual encounters and making friends with the toilet. Yet, these stories Lusty Lizard, Mai Tai, and Hurricane. Fun shots for friends to buy the created a topic of conversation for years to come as everyone looked birthday boy or girl included Muff Dives, Blow Jobs, Cement Mixers, back fondly on their first night as legal drinkers. Lance Ellis, business graduate student, can ' t take any more at Good Time Charley ' s, and his friend, Jason McGowan, business graduate student, doesn ' t seem to mind. 21st birthday celebrations had a tendency to render their victims senseless. Y. Qranata photo GRADUATES 409 Cynthia Stanfield Detroit, MI Anthony Stark Pelkie, MI Jason Starr N. Bellmore, NY Stephanie Stasik Lubhock, TX Lauren Steier Los Angeles, CA Cory Steiner Ann Arbor, MI Ryan Stevenson Henderson, NV Kortney Stewart Ypsilanti, MI Michelle Stocker Flint, MI Deborah Stojak Grand Rapids, MI Lisa Stojak Grand Rapids, MI Allison Stoltz Saddle River, NJ Jennifer Stover Battle Creek, MI Robert Stow Traverse City, MI Andrew Strack Clarklake, MI Statistics Computer Engineering Business Economics Sociology Psychology Secondary Education Biopsychology Nursing Geological Sciences Natural Resources Environ. Economics Communications Sociology Biology English Music Education Engineering Sport Mgmt. Communications David Strauss Birmingham, AL Lauren Stringi Pittsburgh, PA Jeremy Strohkirch Frederic, MI Marisha Sunday Mt. Morris, Ml Lauren Sunness Scarsdale, NY Stacie Sussman Ann Arbor, MI Kristen Sutherland Troy, MI Julia Swartley Fairfield, CT Kevin Sylves Buffalo, NY Erik Syrjanen Waukesha, WI David Szewczyk St. Clair Shores, MI Mary Szymczycha Sterling Heights, MI Justin Taffer Marlboro, NJ Jun Takayasu Lexington, MA Jeffrey Tan Ann Arbor, MI Business Nursing Biology Elementary Education Sports Management Communications Dental Hygiene Engineering Music Arts Aerospace Engineering Irdustrioi Op. Engineering Political Science Biologv Business Economics Sociology Computer Science U HKIANKNMAN Lileng Tan Ypsilanti, MI Economics Mathematics Emily Tannenhaum Psychology Woodmere, NY Randi Taub West Bloomfiekl, MI Demitra Taylor Ypsilanti, MI Kristin Taylor Potomac, MD Political Science Spanish Honors English Maxwell Taylor III Flint, MI Psychology Rajiv Tejura Monroe, MI Biology Classical Archaeology Paul Thaler Manalapan, NJ Sociology Cynthia Thelen Jackson, MI Nursing Kristin Thielbar Elmhurst, IL Business Erin Thomas Troy, MI Joseph Thompson East Leroy, MI Leah Thompson kegon, h ri Thoi Detroit, MI Savanna Thor Port Washington, NY Muskegon, MI Mari Thompson History Sociology Psychology Anthropology Zoology Communications Biology Molly Thornbladh Ann Arbor, MI Education Pantila Thotrakul Ann Arbor, MI Industrial Op. Engineering Judy Tigay West Bloomfield, MI Giosi Toledo Lemont, IL Diane Tolentino Parma, OH Shira Tolins Port Washington, NY Lesley Tone Glenview, IL Lori Touh Philadelphia, PA Andrea Towne Piano, TX Robbie Tran Yorktown Heights, NY Elizabeth Treister Shaker Heights, OH Monet Trice Detroit, MI Maximilian Tsui Albany, NY Natalie Tunnell Rochester, MI Chris Tutuska Hamburg, NY Nursing Nursing Economics Psychology Psychology Business Finance Business Business Psychology General Studies Communications Elementary Education Industrial Design GRADUATKS 411 Two students look at each other affectionately while sitting on the steps of Angell Hall. Many LSA students had the majority of their classes in Angell Hall. Y. Qranata photo The beauty of the Law Quad entices many stu- dents and faculty. Taking a random walk through the Quad in the fall or spring, one could see people playing frisbee or studying Y. Qranata photo - 2 MICHIGAN ANENSIAN GRADUATES 413 Oliver Uberti Paoli, PA Ayumu Urata Chicago, IL Christina Urbanowicz Livonia, MI Douglas Urquhart Shelby, Ml Kelly Utrup Maumee, OH Jeffrey Valuck Sylvania, OH Elizabeth Van Hall DeWitt, MI Joseph Vanderjagt Belmont, MI Jessica Vanhouzen Traverse Ciry, MI Matthew Vanhuffel Grand Rapids, MI John Vanstraten Kentwood, MI Kristie Vanwieren Clinton, MI Kristal Vardaman Southfieid, MI Jared Verteramo Plainview, NY Lindsay Vetter Mt. Pleasant, MI Graphic Design Business Psychology Chemical Engineering Computer Science Political Science Nursing Education Architecture Psychology German Biopsychology Nursing Biopsychology Political Science Communications Christina Vettraino West Bloomfield, MI Engiisfi Education Lindsey Victor West Bloomfield, MI Communications Spencer Villasenor Los Angeles, CA Communications Krista Vogt Rochester Hills, MI German Political Science Lindsay Vreeland Grand Rapids, MI Joseph Wagner Plymouth, MI Brian Wai Hong Kong, China Tiffany Walden Southfieid, MI Elizabeth Walkowiak Dearborn Heights, MI Scott Waloman Lido Beach, NY Meghan Walsh Oak Lawn, IL Teana Walsh St. Clair Shores, MI Elsie Wang Saratoga, CA Amber Ward Lafayette, CA Kate Warner Milford, MI History Business Finance Economics German Communications Nursing Engineering Economics Political Science Psychology Communications Business Nursing .; .HH5ANENSIAN Stephan Warner Traverse City, MI Mechanical Engineering Damon Warren Detroit, Ml Industrial Op. Engineering Meribythe Washington Ann Arbor, MI Biology Carolyn Washnock Livonia, MI Nursing Stephanie Waters Midland, MI Communications Psychology Carla Watts Allen, MI Regina Jai Webb Detroit, MI Soonya Weber Parma, MI Michelle Weemhoff Ada, MI Brooke Weese Meadowbrook, PA Nursing Business Nursing Psychology Sociology Communications Heidi Wegmueller Dearborn, MI Sports Mgmt. Communications Sarah Weiger Lanse, MI English Natalie Weiner Hopkins, MN Economics Shaun Weinstock Atlanta, GA English Lindsay Weiss Ann Arbor, MI Communications Amy Wells Crandville, MI Communications Erin Wenger Troy, MI Psychology Shelby West Okemos, MI General Studies Catherine Wetzel West Chester, PA History of Art Jeanne Whalen Livonia, MI Computer Science Engineering Thomas Wharry Clawson, MI Scott White Ann Arbor, MI Antonette Whitehead Detroit, MI Mary Whitney Rochester, MI Sean Whitney Boise, ID Sports Management Computer Science Microbiology Molecular Cellular Biology Mechanical Engineering John Wieland Wilmette, IL Jamie Wiener New City, NY Christina Wiles Okemos, MI Christine Williams Bloomfield Hills, MI Janette Williams Houston, TX Mechanical Engineering Communications Nursing Psychology Architecture History GRAOUATtS 415 Jarvis Williams Detroit, MI Julie Williams Atlanta, GA Vanessa Williams Ann Arbor, MI Cynthia Wilson Columbus, OH Erika Wilson Sylvania, OH Political Science Economics Biology Nursing Business English French Erin Wilson Beverly Hills, MI Nursing Holly Wilson West Bloomfield, MI Nursing Kelly Wilson Ann Arbor, MI Communications Psychology Nicholas Wine Medina, MN Electrical Engineering Grace Wohn Ann Arbor, MI Business Heather Wolen Ann Arbor, MI Emily Wolfson West Bloomfield, MI Stacey Wolman Atlanta, GA Jordan Woltersom Ann Arbor, MI Andrew Wong Ann Arbor, MI Daniel Wong New York, NY Eugene Wong New York, NY Alyssa Wood Ann Arbor, MI Jaime Woudstra Jenison, MI Lisa Wright Rolling Hills, CA Joanna Wu Middleton, NY Courtney Yamron Naples, FL Jonathan Yee Grosse He, MI Janine Yetming Ann Arbor, MI Jennifer Young Plymouth, MI Psychology Biology Psychology Nursing Organisational Studies Economics Aerospace Engineering Anthropology Psychology Communications Organizational Studies Communications Economics Cellular Molecular Biology Kinesiology Khan Yow Ann Arbor, Ml Computer Science Economics Olivia Yu Portage, MI Statistics Gerald Yuen Ithaca, NY Computer Science Tasha Firoza Zaman Dowagiac, MI Biopsychology Kevin Zanjani West Bloomfield, MI Electrical Engineering , ' ' .NhNSlAN Kelly Ziegler Ann Arbor, MI Michael Ziman N. Caldwell, NJ Aaron Zimmerman Oakland, CA Julie Zimmerman Huntington Woods, MI Melissa Zinke Battle Creek, MI English History Finance Accounting History Psychology Biomechanics Physics Statistics Economics History Political Science Economics Lisa Znoy Shelby Twp., MI Adam Zorn Saginaw, MI Brett Zuckman Ann Arbor, MI Laura Zusman Newton, MA Adam Zweibel Los Angeles, CA The Diag at night creates a very different atmo- sphere than during the day. Students became accustomed to many crows overhead during late ' walks home, photo J. Neff GRADUATES 417 RISING ABOVE THE REST By MCENTEE Mmy of the seniors on campus found a way to distinguish them- Yet, she felt this experience remained worthwhile. She said, " Most selves. The different ways included working on publications, importantly, a leader is no one without the individuals he or she works joining sororities and frat ernities, taking part in community with. Nothing can be accomplished if there were just one person. That service programs, and heading different groups on campus. These seniors person needs to be able to lead a group where collectively they can all found a way to become involved in a campus of over 30,000 students. conquer a goal. " Jon Schwartz headed up The Michigan Daily as editor-in-chief. The other great thing about being a part of a group was the He found himself participating in a publication that reached nearly all fact that it gave students a chance to break away from the academics, of the University students. Schwartz said of his role, " Far more so than Hawke said, " The most obvious and simple answer is that it gives you a myself, the Daily is a real leader on this campus. For one year, though, break from classes and for me at least, provides some extra enjoyment I was lucky enough to be the bus driver. " Schwartz helped to spread information on and fulfillment to my days. " It also gave stu- dents life experience: " This has been extremely campus. " The wars the Daily fights are not for CXCEDTJOINAl STUQENTS rewarding and will benefit me in my future as personal gain, but for the improvement of the community as a whole. Anything I could do to STANO OUT t)V MA KING merited. a student and as a professional, " Gupta corn- serve that aim was an honor. " Cathie Hawke led K-grams to help students and kids from local schools interact. She, like many other students, never thought she would have had such a big impact, but she ended up becoming more and more involved. A diffERENCE IN T!HE|R COMMUNITIES Many of the seniors felt the need to get involved in order to make the campus feel smaller and more like home. The students felt that being a part of a group made them feel like they had found a network on campus. Schwartz said, " The University has a huge campus, and Hawke said, " I started off as a pen pal my freshmen year; I had seen some anything you can do to make it smaller, be it join a sorority, organize of the chalking around campus and thought it seemed like a worthwhile Dance Marathon or work at the Daily, makes it easer to digest. Getting activity. " Hawke explained why she continued, " I love kids and inter- involved also allowed students to learn something outside of the class- acting with people and K-grams allowed me to do both. " room. " Senior Anita Gupta helped to make the organization Univer- Hawke said, " Being a part of a student organization teaches sity Students Against Cancer (USAC), a huge success. Gupta said why you a million and one personal attributes: how to interact with people, she felt the need to get involved, " If my involvement means encourag- how to manage your time, how to motivate people, how to survive in ing a freshman to be active or rasing money to grant a child with a fatal office politics and these are not lessons you can learn in a lecture hall. " disease his or her wish then my time and effort is completely worth it. " These different organizations gave students a chance to etch their Gupta had to balance going to school and traveling for the organization, names in unique ways on campus. HIGANENSIAN Working hard as always, Cathie Hawke tries to create some order in the K-grams office. K-grams developed many volunteer programs to help kids in the community. K. Stoner photo Jon Schwartz multi-tasks while preparing the layout for the following day ' s Michigan Daily. Schwartz dedicated most of his free time to the L nty J. Weiner photo Senior Advisor of University Students Against Cancer, Anita Gupta, works diligently on her schedule for the following day. USAC was among many of the volunteer organizations on campus, J. Weiner photo GRADUATES 419 Index A A-bel, Haley 299 Aan, Young 294 Abbott, Erin 361 Abdrahim, Norazura 269 Abdurahmanovic, Lamija 304 Abeles, Leah 360 Abelson, Hillary 360 Abioye, Aderemi 272 Abke, Kathy 283 Abo, Melanie 269 Aborazak, Ahmad 361 Abrahams, Julius 272 Abrahamson, Zach 262 Abrams, Tiffani 270 Abramson, Amy 217 Abubakari, Omar 259 Acciacca, Alex 264 Ace, Bethany 360 Acemyan, Alexander 262 Achen, Alexandra 194 Acker, Jordan 256 Ackerman, Melissa 267 Acosta, Jason 270 Acton, Kristen 304 Acuff, Zeb 261,361 Adams, April 360 Adams, Bryan 261 Adams, Daniel 309 Adams, Dominque 283 Adams, Mark 204 Adams, Rebecca 270 Adams, Teana 360 Addison, Tim 264 Adducci, Nick 294 Addy, Okai 280 Adebayo, Michelle 234 Adelsky, Solomon 254 Adler, Stephanie 253 Admas, Mark 275 Aeto, Jacqueline 329 Agacinski, Ken 204 Agacinski, Susan 360 Agarwal, Shailesh 301 Agasto, Stacy 222 Agee, Kenya 264 Agharahimi, Farhad 299 Agnello, Elyse 328, 361 Aosra, Tony 397 ,;r noff, Daniel 360 Agrawal, Varun 264 Agrusa, Chris 262 Aguilar, Alejandro 252 Aguillon, Erich 360 Aguilo, Jason 309 Ahn, Peter 296 Ahnen, Nichole 269 Ahnen, Nicole 22 Ahrensy, Page 360 Ahuja, Uday 299 Aile, Steven El 252 Aizenberg, Esther 361 Aki, Mirai 204 Akinmusuru, Tosin 14, 238, 240 Alanis, Alma Wendy 264 Albert, Ross 256 Albert, Sheng 360 Albert, William 360 Albertson, Michele 208, 294 Albertus, Michael 309 Albright, Andrew 306 Albright, Michelle 226 Alderman, Elizabeth 269 Aldrich, Alison 361 Aleboua, Agnes 81 Alesevic, Besima 267 Alexander, Kelly 234 Alexander, Rob 309 Alfaro, Melissa 360 Alguire, Dana 360 Alias, Daphna 294 Alkalay, Ron 355 Alkatib, Sayf 270 Allan, Graham 294 Allen, James 272 Allen, Joy 270 Allen, Tom 318 Allison, Elizabeth 262 Allsberry, Elizabeth 299 Aim, Eunice 296 Alpert, Hilary 310, 360 Alpha Gamma Delta 325 Alphs, Sarah 283 Alter, Jesse 264 Alter, Scott 306 Alvarado, Sebastian 252 Aiwa, Nur Adibah Abd Wahab 259 Amaker, Tommy 175 Amann, John 304 Ambrose, Michael 256 Ambrose, Thomas 256 Ament, Amy 360 Ament, Joe 294 Amez, Mike 254 Anarado, Shelly 355 Anderson, Aisha 280 Anderson, Amy 262 Anderson, Arnessa 310 Anderson, Bethany 259 Anderson, Brad 299 Anderson, Brian 304 Anderson, Chelsea 14, 238, 239 Anderson, Dean 259 Anderson, Emily 304 Anderson, Jon 73, 256 Anderson, Karen 234, 309 Anderson, Kelly 208 Anderson, Megan 275 Anderson, Mike 267 Anderson, Peter 262 Anderson, Riana 270 Anderson, Richard 267 Anderson, Ryan 204 Anderson-Dam, John 208 Andrade, Amanda 301 Anesi, Jeanette 259 Anest, Chris 272 Ang, Mark 264 Angel, Joni 360 Angelo, Michael 302 Angoou, Trevor 283 Anjmolhoda, Tim 22 Annatoyn, Travis 294 Anso n, Megan 361 Anspach, Amy 262 Antar, Jeremy 254 Anthony, Brian 264 Antor, Rachel 269 Anyanetu, Uzoma 259 Anzaldo, Rebecca 360 Apanzuo, Alberto 361 Apostol, Jenny 262 Apostoleris, Chris 302 Appareddy, Mayuri 310 Appledora, Ken 272 Aquino, Maria 360 Arabo, Khalid 361 Arbaugh, Jean 252 Arciero, Julia 360 Arcusa, Lily 360 Arft, David 304 Argento, Jamie 270 Arifin, Joel 254 Armstrong, Betsey 153 Armstrong, Jordan 261 Armstrong, Nick 280 Arndt, Rachel 283 Arnold, Anthony 278 Arnold, David 302 Arnold, Krisha 263 Arnold, Nikki 309 Aronovitz, Gary 280, 355 Aronstam, Danielle 254 Arrendondo, Brandon 259 Asefa, Ben 275 Ashba, Cristina 278 Ashcraft, Stephen 307 Ashtiani, Mariam 272 Ashwood, Dana 360 Askew, B.J. 186, 188 Asnani, Danny 262 Assarian, Jaclyn 307 Asterioa, Heather 208 Aswani, Anil 256 Atkins, Tyler 217 Atler, Beth 309 Atorino, John 267 Attard, Jessica 262 Atto, Christopher 319 Augusta, Jessica 328 Augustin, Tim 283 Augustine, Grace 267 Auk, David 264, 354 Ault, Jessica 360 Aurbach, Jennifer 256 Aurora, Aarti 217 Auster, Elana 360 Auster, Rachel 256 Austern, David 360 Austin, Marcus 360 Autio, Erica 204 Avant, Jason 302 Avila, Michael 267 Avimukta, Kreena 204 Awal, Divya 252, 360 Axelrad, Brian 360 Axelrod, Gary 234, 360 Aziz, Nor Afzan 361 Aziz, Sami 299 Azizul, Teh Zawani Fata 361 B Baas, David Babbitt, Ryan 190 222 Babion, Kathryn 280 Babka, Sarah 312 Babst, Jennifer 360 Bachofer, Tabitha 264 Backinger, Doug 280 Bacon, David 267 Badaczewski, Dennis 262 Baden, Bradley 283 Badgero, Colleen 283 Badt, Jessica 325 Baer, Benjamin 360 Baer, Hilary 304 Baer, Slingchill 270 Baer-Kahn, Liza 234, 253 Baetens, Catie 226 Baga, Pamela 226 Baggs, Krystal 259 Bagozzi, Derek 204 Baharbor, Byrian 262 Baier, Brandon 217 Baier, Henry D. 148 Baik, Esther 280 Bailey, Erick 195 Bailo, Katie 296 Baisfaee, Aeshay 262 Bajaj, Ishmit Singh 262 Bajoria, Supriya 312 Bajpaee, Akshay 311 Baker, Amy 309 Baker, Brian 307 Baker, Dustin 307 Baker, Jessica 309 Baker, Johanna 269 Baker, John 195 Baker, Megan 361 Baker, Stephanie 361 Balcerski, Jeff 21 Baldoria, Charisse 310 Baldwin, Chris 267 Baldwin, Michael 361 Balfour, Kristen 361 Ballantyne, Robert 264 Ballew, Christina 283 Balogh, Peter 204 Balow, Kathryn 195 Baiter, Tom 252 Baltus, Mike 355 Bancroft, Joanna 361 Bandyk, Piotr 301 Bankert, Lorelee 53 Bankowski, Lara 361 Banks, Kathleen 283 Baraka, Kelly 307 Barakat, Alex 280 Barasky, Rebecca 259 Baratta, Matthew 54, 361 Barbas, Brian 275 Barber, Natalie 256 Barbour, Jamie 329 Barcelo, Kelley 280 Barczyle, Amanda 234 Barczynski, Lena 195 Bareket, Ilaba 253 Barguet, Elena 283 Baril, Ryan 325 Barlawski, Jurgo 205 Barnard, Sarah 262 Barnd, Brett 296 Barnes, Michael 319 Barnes, Richard 309 Baron, Brad 259 Baron, Victor 278 Barot, Aekam 259 Barr, Karen 208,309 Barrett, Elizabeth 294 Barrett, Ryan 361 Barron, Nate 304 Barron, Zachary 361 Barry, Dana 361 Bartell, Aaron 361 Bartkowiak, Jennie 283 Bartlett, Colleen 361 Bartlett, Sarah 269 Bartnick, Krysta 310 Bartold, Joanna 294 Barton, Joshua 278 Bartov, Shirley 361 Bartsoff, Adam 267 Barturen, Lorea 262 Baruch, Jake 270 Basch, Veronica 252 Baseball 130 Basing, Lauren 272 Basketball, men ' s 174 Basketball, women ' s 163 Bass, Tricia 259 Batey, James 280 Battani, Matthew 272 Battey, Christopher 195,272 Battin, Peter 355 Bauer, Andrew 302 Bauer, Sarah 361 Baugh, Johnathon 318 Baugh, Lesley-Anne 361 Baum, Matthew 283 Bauman, Amy 361 Bauman, Andrew 361 Baumgartner, Melissa 262 Baumgartner, Sarah 328 Baund, Jessica 262 Bauserman, Adam 267 Bawab, Hanna 264 H1GANENSIAN Baxi, Pravir 264 Baxter, Daniel 361 Bayer, Carrie 270 Bayman, Marissa 361 Beachnau, Kate 204 Beam, Henry 136 Beard, Anna 361 Beaubien, Michael 269 Beaupre, Nicolas 294 Bechek, Franny 259 Beck, Elizabeth 264 Beck, Katie 328 Beck, Lyndsay 267 Beck, Nikki 328 Beck, Stephanie 328 Becker, Jaclyn 269 Becker, Samantha 361 Becker, Steve 280 Beckers, Holly 283 Beckmann, Jon 204 Bednarz, Brian 204 Bednarz, Kent 204 Beene, Erin 361 Beider, Maria Aviva 361 Beines, Allison 256 Bel, Wes 304 Belden, Paul 361 Belkin, Debbie 180 Belkoer, Cara 270 Bell, Ashtyn 270 Bell, Butch 397 Bell, Derek 318 Bell, Elisabeth 275 Bell, Marcus 302 Bell, Tracy 328 Belson, Jared 254 Beltowski, Sandra 204, 361 Bender, Liz 361 Bender, Robert 361 Benedict, Jason 309 Benedict, Kim 160 Benensony, Laurence 361 Benfield, Brooke 361 Benjamin, Kirsten 306 Benki, Elizabeth 309 Benson, Frances 208 Benson, Nick 354 Bentley, Meredith 296 Benton, Melissa 23, 267 Bercaw, Stephanie 296 Berckman, Tucker 259 Berends, Brian 309 Berenson, Red 172 Berent, Terese 361 Berg, Andrew 278 Berger, Judith 226 Bergland, Daniel 246, 361 Berhane, Abeba 280 Berish, Carson 259, 354 Berlin, Kathleen 361 Bermejo, Edna 278 Bernard, Ivy 362 Bernard, Seth 102 Berney, Natasha 254 Bernick, Liz 328 Bernier, Benjamin 319 Berning, Sarah 254 Bernstein, Jessica 261, 361 Berry, Rachel 294 Berschback, Brian 226 Bertram, Joseph 296 Bertschi, Justin 219 Bess, Jennifer 362 Betts, Stephanie 234 Betway, Lance 307 Beverly, Janelle 272 Bewick, Kerri 362 Beyer, Jason 294 Beyerchen, Kurt 294 Beyerlein, Kenneth 280 Bhagirathy, Hamida 256 Bhasin, Priya 283 Bhatt, Aparnaa 3 1 2 Bhatt, Avani 222, 296 Bhatti, Touseef 318 Bhavsar, Rajeev 204, 362 Bhimani, Asif 309 Bhimani, Miriam 226 Bhushan, Kevin 294 Bialick, Alayna 309 Bicey, Sharon 362 Bickman, Mitch 362 Bicknell, Amy 296 Bidelman, Eric 299 Bidgoli, Megan 362 Bidla ck, Christopher 299 Bidwell, Alicia 272 Bielak, Andrew 254 Bielak, Chris 307 Bielawski, Jurso 301 Bielawski, Russ 307 Bielory, Brett 355 Biema, Mikala 309 Bier, Rachel 362 Bies, Lee Ann 163 Bihl, Mark 301 Billet, Laura 309 Bindschadler, Kevin 362 Binswanger, Dave 355 Bird, Amber 283 Birdseye, Henry 264 Birkam, Erin 310 Bishop, Krystal 262 Bissett, Peter 362 Bitel, Magdalena 195, 362 Bittner, Stacy 362 Bixby, Jessica 204 Bixby, Kelly 269 Bizer, Stephen 280 Bjork, John 87 Black, Jennifer 301 Black, Justin 362 Black, Katherine 296 Black, Morgane 269 Blackburn, Anna 51, 278 Blaemire, Nick 26 Blair, Jonathan 234 Blake, Ashley 307 Blake, Senesi 278 Blake III, William 272 Blanchard, La Veil 175,362 Blanco, Brenden 267 Blanshard, Amy 262 Blau, Stefanie 362 Blauer, Alexandra 310 Blay, Dennis 299 Blay, Ryan 362 Blazo, Erin 362 Bleasdale, Stephanie 310 Blim, Jeffrey 270 Blinder, Rebecca 253 Blitz, David 362 Bloch, Melissa 283 Bloch, Russ 355 Block, Joel 355 Block, Marci 253 Bloom, Hailee 312 Bloom, Lena 226 Bloom, Michael 318 Bloomgarden, Jami 362 Bloomsburgh, James 299 Blose, Jessica 234 Blueford, Micah 272 Blum, Brandon 361 Bnimani, Miriam 269 Bochneak, Danielle 306 Bock, Tuang Chern 267 Bockheim, Andrea 362 Bockli, Karen 362 Bockli, Katharina 253 Bodie, Alison 362 Bodlya, Tim 219 Bodon, Sandeep 302 Boegehold, Lindsey 296 Boehmer, Scott 294 Boekeloo, Jennifer 304 Boelio, Justin 278 Bogaert, Gregory 362 Boggs, Emily 328 Bohalis, Chris 102 Bohl, Kristin 283 Bohnjilian 309 Bohra, Sumit 270 Bohy, Jordan 362 Boismier, Lauren 60 Bolanos, Leandro 278 Boledovich, Trisha 362 Bolgar, Michael 14, 238 Bollampally, Neema 118 Bellinger, Lee Bollinger, Pam 312 Bollman, Tara 302 Boltuch, Michelle 325 Bommarito, Nic 264, 265 Bonam, Courtney 234 Bongiori-Hogner, Stephanie 304 Bonk, John 264 Bonner, Temperance 259 Bonneville, Ryan 296 Bonnington, Andrew 254 Boot, Sarah 114 Booth, Joshua 264 Booth, Nathan 262 Borchardt, Holly 309 Borders, Kevin 264 Borenberger, Brian 301 Borger, Monica 272 Borma, David 269 Bornemeier, Cassie 296 Boroshico, Emily 347 Borsos, Jeremy 309 Bos, Jonathan 264, 319 In the basketball game on Jan. 26, Bernard Robinson lays one up over Michigan State ' s Erazem Lortoek. Tne Wolverines beat Michigan State 60-58. J. Weiner photo Boss, Tiffani 309 Bossier, Bob 319 Bostick, Kendra 283 Boswell, Alicia 180 Bottone, Leah 253 Botwinick, Traci 362 Bouchard, Lindsay 269 Boucher, Mariah 267 Boudiab, Linda 262, 362 Boudro, R.J. 145 Bourke, Robert 306 Bowers, Bess 160 Bowles, Anne 275 Bowles, Patrick 256 Bowling, Scott 294 Bowlsun, Kelly 283 Bowman, Matt 195, 275 Boyd, Candy ce 267 INDEX 42 1 Boyd, Garry 301 Boyd, Jessica 318, 355 Boyd, Justin 270 Boyd, Tom 267 Boyea, Michelle 280 Boyes, Brendan 262 Boyk, Brendan 270 Boykin, Razzaa 269 Boykins, Camille 266, 280 Boyle, Elizabeth 306 Boyles, Julia 165 Bozicevich, Lindsay 361 Bozzelli, Chris 267 Brabbs, Philip 183 Bracht, Andrew 222 Bracken, Matt 301 Brackins, Kameron 299 Brackney, Abigail 362 Brackney, Michael 204, 283 Braddock, Courtney 362 Braden, Alex 280 Bradley, Alijah 302 Bradley, Megan 280 Bradley, Robin 355 Brady, Kevin 256 Brafield, Elina Marie 362 Braga, Brenda 256 Bragdady, Justin 283 Bragg, Anthony 269 Braid, Roy 301 Brakora, Aylan 310 Bramoweth, Adam 262 Brancheau, Alethea 363 Brancless, Carly 310 Brand, Earn 280 Brand, Josh 278, 318 Brandwein, Rachel 361 Brannick, Kyle 275 Branta, Jason 302 Bratus, Jessica 40 Breaston, Steven 302 Breitenbeck, Casey 310 Brenne, Margo 296 Brenneise, Bruce 270 Brenner, Ashley 294 Brenner, Chad 262 Brenner, Tori 363 Brent, Fiedler 363 Breslan, Simon 272 Bresnahan, Lindsay 283 Brewer, Angela 195 Breye, Adam 252 Breyer, Willie 145 Brickner, Kelly 363 Bridenstine, Christo- pher 275 Briggs, Benjamin 296 Briley, Bridget 28 Brimm, Andy 278 Brinkerhoff, Susanna 270 Brissette, John 259 Britten, Blake 256 Britz, Benjamin 309 Brochstein, Alyson 363 Brock, Justin 355 Brockman, Justin 363 Broda, Dean 259 Brodie, Brad 355 Brodie, Bradely 256 Brogan, Cia 270 Brogan, Cian 204 Bromund, Heather 264 Bronson, Reid 226 Brooks, Christine 325 Brooks, Elizabeth 270 Brooks, Garrett 262, 355 Brooks, Rebecca 269 Brosko, Erin 2 1 7 Brouwer, Kyle 307 Brow, Kimberly 264, 329 Brown, Alicia 272 Brown, Allison 256 Brown, Andre 262, 264, 265 Brown, Andrea 299 Brown, Benjamin 264 Brown, Christopher 264 Brown, Evan 309 Brown, Holden 328 Brown, Isabelle 283 Brown, Jessie 361 Brown, Kristin 269 Brown, Leasa 259 Brown, Lizzie 331 Brown, Micah 280 Brown, Pe ter 319 Brown, Rachel 280 Brown, Stephanie 262 Brown, Suzanne 259 Brown, Tamara 275 Brown, Tania 261, 361 GAT H E R as a Nation By Han-Ching Lin Browne, Mia 256 Browski, Kristen 283 Broyles, Nathan 272 Bruce, Heather 363 Bruderly, Kurt 363 Brumm, Leslie 361 Brundidge, Clinique 304 Brunwasser, Yael 363 Buchalski, Adam 180 Buck, Thomas 261, 361 Buckery, Gabriel 204 Buckle, Edna 309 Buckle, Sraronne 309 Buckles, Reiko 304 Buckley, Jennifer 310 Buckley, Tiffany 363 Buckman, Ann 363 Buckstaff, Robert 259 Buda, Bradley 363 Budai, Robbie 267 Bude, Tekla 309 Budhrani, Gaurav 22 President George W. Bush stands silently at a memorial service to commemorate those who died on September 1 1 , 2001 . The day was filled with events throughout the natior AP photo The one-year anniversary of Sep- tember 1 1 brought many people together both at The University and throughout the country. Special events were sponso red as well as memorials constructed. In New York City, several events were planned for commemorat- ing September 1 1 . Some of these included Sail for America memorial event (sailors from across the nation flew personalized flags in member of World Trade Center victims in the New York Harbor), " Stars, Stripes Skates " (a figure skat- ing exhibition by Olympic and World Cham- pion skaters), " A Requiem for September 1 1 " (a free outdoor concert), Faces of America 2002 (a world T.E.A.M. Sports three-day bike ride from Ground Zero to Washington, DC). In addition, several of the online greeting card websites pro- vided 9 1 1 related electronic greeting cards. President George W. Bush addressed the nation on September 1 1 , 2002 saying, " Septem- ber 11, 2001 will always be a fixed point in the life of America. The loss of so many lives left us to examine our own. Each of us was reminded that we are here only for a time. And these counted days should be filled with things that last and matter: love for our families, love for our neighbors and for our country, gratitude for . ' ' id to rhe giver of life. " IIOANENSIAN Buikema, Richard 296 Bulkner, Brian 267 Bullock, Amanda 294 Bullock, Louis 176 Bun, Joshua Chi Chiu 272 Bungart, Christopher 262 Bur, Sarah 309 Burack, Shana 363 Burak, Amy 363 Burciaga, David 321 Burde, Rahul 267 Burdreau, Joel 270 Buresh, Jeff 304 Burgess, Pauline 204 Burk, Kashara 280 Burke, Erin 301 Burke, Lori 310,363 Burke, Thomas 275 Burkhard, Russell 226 Burley, Bridgette 283 Burley, Lisa 363 Burlingame, Daniel 302 Burman, Blake 161 Burnham, Jennifer 309 Burns, Bridget 363 Burns, Charlotte 283 Burns, Mara 361 Burns, Michael 363 Burns, Steven 146 Burr, Jason 363 Burrell, Janna 226 Busch, Andrea 269 Busell, Hayley 254 Bush, Amanda 254 Bushaw, Jennifer 329 Buso, Raul 272 Busse, Dennis 309 Bussey, Aamira 363 Buszek, Matthew 283 Butler, Charnetta 272 Butler, Lindsey 256 Butler, Sam 304 Butler, Suzanne 275 Butler, Tyrese 187 Butts, Ryan 283 Buwalda, Derek 354 Buxton, Matt 259 Buxton, Samuel 363 Byom, Matt 226 Byrne, Alex 306 Byrne, Kendra 306 Bzura, Adam 363 c Caballero-N ieves, Saida 296 Cabotage, Jennifer 309 Cacace, Hayden 296 Cahyadi, Gundy 272 Cai, Freda JiaMeng 299 Cain, Daryl 222 Calahrese, Franco 302 Calaguas, Mark 363 Calderon, Jesus 259 Caldwell, Jennifer 302 Calhoun, Josh 299 Call, Rebecca 262 Cameron, Emily 272 Cameron, Knox 146 Camo, Jasmina 262 Campbell, April 363 Campbell, Colin 264 Campbell, Matthew 299 Campbell, Tiffany 272 Cane, Marci 363 Cannava, Lori 269 Cantor, Daniel 275 Cantor, Jared 262 Canvasser, Jason 363 Caoj, Steve 361 Caparanis, Nicole 331 Capiak, Kristina 363 Caplan, Adam 275 Caplan, Michael 254, 318 Caplis, Beth 262 Capul, Nicholas 363 Caralis, Peter 217 Carampatan, Noelle 299 Cardenas, Celso Firme 318 Cares, Charles 94 Carey, Teresa 195, 363 Carl, Julia 262 Carle, Stesha 165, 302 Carlile, Kevin 301 Carlin, Adam 53 Carlock, Meagan 388 Carlson, Kelly 312 Carlson, Patrick 361 Carlson, Ryan 259 Carman, Catherine 304 Carmody, Sean 264, 265 Carmona, Michael 254 Carnagie, Mary 294 Carnell, Adrienne 363 Carols, Juan 264 Carr, Anna 364 Carr, Lloyd 188 Carr, McKenzie 328 Carral, Jorge 306 Carras, Jim 161 Carrero, Brian 259 Carrillo, Andrej 254 Carrillo, Robert 264, 265 Carroll, John 296 Carroll, Michael 272 Cartar, Ryan 301 Carter, Brittay 270 Carter, Latanya 364 Cartwright, Michael 364 Cash, David 275 Cash, Jessica 364 Casler, Joseph 267 Casper, Courtney 364 Cassard, Alyssa 275 Cassard, Anne 253 Cassidy, Matthew 294 Casten, Leslie 364 Castle, Lisa 364 Catau, Andrea 329 Catino, Kelly 280 Catt, Rachel 364 Catton, Reginald 259 Cauchy, Zac 259 Caudillo, Ricardo 318 Caudle, Henry 179 Cavahaugh, Brandon 280 Cavanaugh, Matt 43, 126 Caviani, Darreh 364 Caya, Jason 309 Cayedito, Eron 309 Cecchini, Katelyn 85, 349 Cechanowicz, Laura 328,361 Cencer, Bethany 259 Cendrowski, Jennifer 264 Ceo, Jason 294 Cepela, Daniel 270 Cerdena, Maria-Anglica 262 Cetnar, Lauren 294 Chacko, Julie 262 Chai, Raymond 262 Chalmers, Kathryn 275 Chamberlain, Rebekah 364 Chambers, Jason 364 Chambers, Marlena 364 Chambers, Timothy 296 Chan, Cheuk 262 Chan, Clement 219, 302 Chan, Dawn 361 Chan, Eric 204,252 Chan, Eugene 283 Chan, Haywai 270 Chan, Judy 262 Chan, Kevin 283 Chan, Madeline 294 Chan, Morgan 283 Chan, Vincent 269 Chan, William 195 Chandler, Andrew 41,46,300,307 Chandnai, Sonia 328 Chandra, Sumana 264 Chancy, Alisia 364 Chang, Andrew 262, 364 Chang, Han-Hsuan 272 Chang, Hedy 307 Chang, Justin 270 Chang, Winnie 280 Channell, Kristen 261,361 Chanowski, Cara 283, 364 Chanowski, Eric 299 Chao, Li-Ming 364 Chapman, Andy 161 Chapman, Eric 264 Chapman, Jennifer 280, 299 Chapman, Kelly 259 Chappell, Caroline 267 Chappell, Catherine 195 Charo, Jason 306 Chase, Christina 364 Chase, Elizabeth 309 Chase, Meredith 267 Chasen, William 364 Chassen, Jeremy 364 Chatman, Ndambi 364 Chau, Christina 364 Chau, Jennifer 116, 226 Chaudri, Tehmasp 252 Chavez, Stephanie 147 Cheesebro, Matt 261 Cheevaprawatdom- rong, Termsak 294 Chen, Caroline 267 Chen, Ching-Tang 272 Chen, David 364 Chen, Eugene 270 Chen, Greg 267 Chen, Jeffrey 204, 272 Chen, Jenny 204, 302 Chen, Jiayan 269 Chen, Jimmy 302 Chen, Lyric 294 Chen, Shin-Ing 272 Chen, Shu-Fu 244, 245 Chen, Stephen 280, 282 Chen, Thomas 259 Chen, To-Huan 272 Chen, Tsen-Yu 272 Chen, William 204, 262 Chen, Yn-Jen 267 Cheneuek, Kaitlyn 283 Cheng, Elizabeth 325 Cheng, Fernando 272 Cheng, Jason 264 Cheng, Joseph 361 Cheng, Olivia 262 Cheng, Snow 264 Chenkin, Jared 270 Cheok, Cheryl 364 Cherin, Stefanie 256 Cherne, Samara 364 Chernick, Erica 14, 238, 256 Chernin, Ari 283 Chernousov, Michael 294 Cheser, Michael 256 Chesnick, Robert J. 364 Chester, Anne 283 Cheung, Brian 204 Cheung, Brian Ho-Yin 364 Cheung, Christopher 204 Cheung, Clavin 264 Cheung, Eric 270 Cheung, Siu Chung 259 Cheuvil, Diana 259 Chi, John 280 Chiambretti, Jeff 275, 354 Chichester, Tracy 325 Chicorel, Brad 355 Chien, Alexander 219 Chien, Michael Ng Han 361 Chien, Sandra 310 Chihara, Ray 364 Chillapalli, Davya 312 Chin, Monica 280 Ching, Cindy Yee Chin 312 Chinese Student Association 219 Chinonis, Nancy 325 Chinsky, Josh 234 Chiorean, Dan 364 Chtsholm, Eric 259 Cho, Julie 259 Cho, Michelle 270 . Choe, James 222 Choe, Mun 272 Chogle, Vikram 296 Choi, Christina 280 Choi, Eugene 262 Choi, Heiry 280 Choi, Jina 312 Choi, Sun Hae 364 Choi, Thomas 296 Choksy, Sohail 254 Cholakian, Susan 307 Choleste, Michael 306 Chong, Lisa 365 Chong, Megan 365 Chongsatitwatana, Kim 272 Chopra, Atishay 318 Chovance, Alex 256 Chow, Yi-Lei 264 Christensen, Carrie 283 Christian, Mark 365 Christiansen, Lucas 319 Christiansen, Meghan 14, 238, 239, 240, 241,365 Christiansen, David 283 Christie, Stacey 365 Christopher, Josh 306 Christopher, Julie 262 Christopherson, Sean 259 Chu, Bo 329 Chu, Bo Mee 254 Chu, Cindy 262 Chu, Peter 318 Chu, Tammy 396 Chua, Tiffany 3 1 2 Chuang, Christine 365 Chuang, Han-Yu 365 Chubarova, Marilya 254 Chuig, Ol 254 Chuminatto, Brad 299 Chun, Daniel 264 Chung, Jae Woo 302 Chung, Jaecoon 301 Chung, Jennifer 301 Chung, Kavin 264, 265 Chung, Kenneth 365 Chung, Michael Cho Yeung 302 Chung, Tina 236 Chung, Yi-Ching310 Chung, Yung 301 Churchill, Dave 397 Ciaravino, Julie 365 Ciarelli, Kristin 310 Cider, Muammer 259 Cinabro, Jennifer 365 INDEX 423 Cipriano, Pet or 365 Ciralsky, Schuyler 365 Cirillo, Jason 366, 367 Chilis, Daniel 269 Ciullo, Courtney 346, 347 Cizmas, Mike 283 Claes, Natalie 294 Clair, Dana 226 Clark, Abigail 262 Clark, Brandee 259 Clark, Chelsea 280 Clark, Christopher 252 Clark, Kevin 219 Clark, Molly 195, 325 Clark, Nicholas 365 Clark, Randall 259 Clark, Tiffany 270 Clarke, Nicholas 299 Clarkson, Derek 272 Clawson, Jordan 272 Clayson, Brian 280 Clayton, Chris 262 Clayton, Laurie 365 Cleare, John 204, 270 Clearman, Matthew 307 Clemans, Jeremy 365 Clementi, Cynthia 301 Clevenstine, Margaret 365 Clifford, Jennie 258 Clifford, Nicola 262 Cline, Michael 365 Cloutier, Brian 267 Clyne, Dylan 21 Cmikshank, Heide 275 Cnockaert, Anne 306 Coak, Gilbert 302 Coate, Rebecca 261, 361 Coates, Brian 272 Coben, Jason 154 Coblens, Orly 361 Cochran, Meredith 283 Coco, Cassandra 299 Coggins, Stephanie 222 Cohen, Ari 355 Cohen, Casey 234 Cohen, Daniel 262 Cohen, Ian 256 Cohen, Jake 355 Cohen, Jared 355 Cohen, Matthew 253 Cohen, Neal 254 ' , Scott 275 n, Steve 280 Cohn, Michael 253 Colagiovanni, Jessica 365 Colby, Aaron 365 Cole, Adam 294 Cole, David 306 Colegrove, Erik 365 Coleman, Mary Sue 74,75,93, 114, 120, 176 Coleman, Wheatley 294 Coleman-Burns, Patricia 365 Coletta, Patrick 259 Collier, Cyrus 269 Collier, Larnell 294 Collins, Matt 130 Collins, Nkela 234 Collins, Sara 396 Colman, Jason 275 Colman, Zachary 254 Colmeiro, Selene 270 Combes, Gregg 280 Commander, Tiffani 259 Comstock, Nathan 259 Cona, Elise 299 Congalton, Julie 267 Conklin, Dan 52 Conley, Julie 280 Conlin, Paul 226 Conlon, Kathryn 309 Connor, Jessica 329, 365 Consalus, Chris 283 Conte, Kristin 365 Conti, Armond 275 Contizano, Cameron 309 Conway, Ben 301 Conzelman, Daniel 302 Cook, Daniel 365 Cook, Jonathon 275 Cook, Kristen 309 Cook, Lindsey 306 Cook, Matthew 204 Cook, Stephanie 195 Cooke, Jessica 14, 238, 365 Cooke, Kristin 259 Cooley, Peter 253 Coon, Michael 267 Cooper, AH 264 Cooper, Ashley 312, 329 Cooper, Craig 253 Cooper, John 208 Cooper, Lindsay 310 Cooper, Michael 70, 262 Cooperman, Julia 301 Copeland, Rob 270 Coppola, Brian 36 Corbin, Mark 309 Corcoran, Sean 304 Cordor, Cyril 361 Cornell, Heather 365 Cornet, Dalphine 310 Cornilsen, Carl 309 Cornish, Katherine 259, 274 Comwell, Daniel 299 Corso, Lee 184 Cortina, Laura 269 Corwin, Amanda 365 Corwin, Tim 299 Costaldo, Brian 302 Costello, Amy 205 Costello, Kaitlin 280 Costello, Melissa 365 Cottingham, Laura 361 Coughlin, Amy 309 Coughlin, Megan 294 Coultis, Jonathon 262 Counterman, Miriam 310 Coupet, Jason 306 Courant, Paul 114 Courtade, Brendon 269 Courtney, Eamonn 264, 265 Courtney, Edward 259 Coury, John A . 354 Cousino, Daniel 319 Coveney, Mary 309 Covey, Miranda 267 Covington, Lenoy 304 Cox, Abby 296 Cox, Jennifer 204 Cox, Renee 302 Crafton, Steve 267 Craig, Kathryn 267 Cramer, Katherine 280 Cramer, Ryan 261 Crandell, Lauren 269 Cranford, Sean 204, 259 Cravens, Jeff 294 Crawford, Dustin 261 Crawford, Michael 283 Crisan, Andrew 270 Crisman, Jen 152 Crissman, Charley 267 Criste, Emily 347 Crite, Janel 361 Crocket, Casey 262 Crocket, Grace 304 Croen, Grant 280 Cross, Nathan 267 Crouch, Lakeesha 365 Crow, Ross 309 Crowley, Patrick 28 Crowther, Geoff 280 Croyle, Ryan 307 Crumpton, Abby 147 Cruz, Faride 264 Cucchiara, Maria 365 Cullinane, Brian 204 Cummings, Donelle 270 Cummings, Dustin 270 Cunningham, Ashley 270 Currey, Rasheeda 275 Currier, Mark 270 Curry, Betsy 294 Curry, Jennifer 366 Curtis, Robert 366 Curtiss-Lusher, Ben 307 Cusmano, John 301 Cuttitla, Matt 256 Czop, Amanda 309 D D ' Arcy, Melissa 204 D ' Jaen, Tabriela 254 D ' Souza, Robin 361 Daane, Andrea 312 DaCosta, Michelle 137 Dafitses, Michael 299 Dailey, Sean 267 Daily, Sean 236 Dale, James 270 Dammar, Chad 275 Daniel, Keegan 14 Daniel, Tai Leng Tan 262 Daniels, Dorian 361 Daniels, Duana 272 Daniels, Robyn 280 Danowski, Eric 294 Danto, Joel 355 Danziger, Zachary 301 Daoud, Nabil 354 Darden, Marisa 310 Daris, Kim 307 DasGupta, Steven 299 Dashairya, Kiran 226 DaSilva, Emily 310 Daswani, Amar 254 Daub, Katharina 312 Dauber, Alexis 253 Daus III, Alfred 299 Dave, Nilay 312 Dave Smith 259 Davidson, Megan 312 Davies-Lutlaw, Laura 309 Davis, Angela 275 Davis, Blaire 259, 328 Davis, Crystal 312 Davis, Denzel 306 Davis, Eliza 204, 299 Davis, Emily 264 Davis, Katelyn 310 Davis, Laura 309 Davis, Lauren 262 Davis, Leland 88 Davis, Todd 270 Davis, Victoria 309 Dawson, Anthony 262 Dawson, Ryan 53 Day, Joesph 259 Day wait, Chris 318 Dazarow, Laura 299 Dean, Robert 294 DeAngelo, Christina 275 DeBartolo, Jessica 304 DeBeliso, Rachel 283 DeBerry, Tyler 154, 306 DeBoer, Kara 14, 238 DeBusschere, Josh 269 DeCamp, John 301 Decker, Adam 270 Decker, Kathryn 310 DeCraene, Leanna 309 Deering, Frances 270 Deering, Jacob 264, 265 DeFrain, Sarah 254 DeGraff, Mike 280 DeHaven, Brian 294 Deiley, Jennifer 148 Dejong, Chris 154, 306 Dekema, Rusty 262 Dekker, Jacquelyn 204, 269 DeLano, Sara 259 DeLaTorre, Marizel 259 DeLay, Justin 299 DeLeon, Luis 299 Delgado, Elizabeth 361 Deline, Andrea 262 Delmotte, Joe 299 264 Delp, Jennah 269 Delta Delta Delta 321 DelTatto, Chrissie 328 DeMars, Travis 262 DeMartin, Mike 264, 265 Demeniuk, Chris 319 DenBleyker, Katie 317 Dendrinos, Kara 275 Dengel.Alex 301, 338 Dennis, Leigha 270 Denz, Eiceen 259 DePalma, Laura 226 Deriko, Evan 208 Derman, Aryeh 254 DeRonne, Elisabeth 325 Derr, Carrie 267 Desai, Janaki 309 Desai, Meera 299 Desai, Megha 299 Desai, Nipa 294 DeSantis, Melinda 256 Deschamps, Amelia 208,234,310 Dettling, Daniel 304 Deu, Sid 309 Deutsch, Katrina 14, 238 Deutsch, Robin 280 Devereux, Marjorie 312 Devlin, Amanda 328 DeVries, Nathan 301 Dewhust, Marit 19 Dey, Sheila 269 De Young, Brody 2 1 Diamond, Ashley 254 Diamond, Hayley 253 Diaz-Luong, Daniel 150 Dick, Adam 309 Dickens, Krystal 5 1 Dickman, Matt 264 Dickson, Josh 301 Dickstein, Shira 254 Diego, Nathaniel 270 Diehr, Christiana 267 Diehr, Mark 269 Dierker, Jamie 275 Dietrich, Christina 329 DiGeronimo, Andrew 302 Dillon, Brendan 283 Dillon, Jeff 264,265 Dillon, Kate 168 Dimick, Ellie 53 Dimitrov, Stan 294 Dingwall, Cameron 299 Diny, Tony 236 Dionne, Stephanie 195 Dirlikov, Benjamin 318 Disner, Jonathon 309 Ditri, Brent 299 ' A MIC HIGANENS1AN " REALITY " By Kara DeBoer Television No one could have predicted how a show with such a simple name Survivor would take the mass media industry hy storm. The show had a strikingly ingenious and simple idea: take sixteen willing people, put them on an island, and see who fares best in a variety of real and engineered circumstances. Three years later, every network and channel had its own reality show based upon Survivor ' s format. Producers had redesigned the idea to fit many genres: romance (The Bachelor, The Bachelorette , Who Wants to Marry A Millionaire? , )oe Millionaire), sports (Fear Factor, The Real World: Battle of the Sexes), and pure celebrity-flaunting fun (The Osboumes, The Anna Nicole Show, Celebrity Mole), in which celebrities mixed with " real " people to often hilarious results. In theory, Survivor set out to make Lord of the Flies into reality, revealing the true nature and determination of humans and entertaining at the same time. However, debates continued as to how " real " the shows were and what effect they had on those who accepted their portrayals as recipes for real life. In the end, " Reality TV " captured the attention of the nation and capitalized upon many people ' s lives to gain TV audiences. On the day after their engagement aired on ABC. The Bachelor star Aaron Buerge and his rec, Helen Eksterowicz meet the excited media. The hit show focused around one man ' s hunt, through elimination, for the perfect woman. AP photo American Idol finalists Justin Guanni and Kelly Clarkson pose backstage dunng the MTV video music awards, held August 29 at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Clarkson went on to win the first season of the popular show, going on to record a top-ten s gle AP photo Musician Ozzy Osboume arrives with his family to the 54th annual pnmetime Emmy Awards on Sep. 22. The Osbournes. an MTV pro- duction, p roved to be phenomenal successful in its first two seasons. AP photo INDEX 425 . . 12 AP photo BAN D of Destruction By Kara DeBoer Doan, Quan 318 Doan, Saradina 262 Dobberstein, Jonathon 302 Dobbs, Michael 272 Doboski, Matt 302 Dobson, Kelly 57 Dobson, Sarah 309 Doctor, Sachi 299 Dodd, Stacy 309 Dodson, Pat 204 Doe, Megan 132,135 Dolan, Laura 294 Dolby, Allison 328 Doll, Patrick 226 Dollison, Jonathon 275 Dolyniuk, Tamara 269 Dominguez-Benner, Rachel 25 Donaghy, Pat 283 Donnell, Kira 256 Donnelly, Brad 262 Donohue, Erin 294 Donovan, Kristin 234 Donovan, Melissa 328 n, Tim 252 Doody, Elizabeth 312 Dooley, Jennifer 299 Doozan, Nicki 309 Doren, Lee 355 Dorsey, Natasha 294 Doty, Susan 256, 328 Dougherty, Dana 361 Dougherty, Joe 261, 361 Douville, Nick 302 Dowd, Foley 144, 145 Dowdall, Spencer 254 Doyle, Courtney 361 Drabkira, Kristina 296 Dragolov, Eli 299 Drennen, Zach 219 Driscoll, Kelly 262 Dritz, Lauren 254 Dronen, Erin 256 Drop, Krysta 304 Drury-Pinto, Amber 152 Drutchas, Morgan 316 DuBay, Sarah 195 DuBors, Paul 307 Duboys, Eric 369 Ducheny, Sarah 262, 328 Duckworth, Jennifer 302 Duddles, Adam 272 Duffy, Kathleen 280 Dugan, Allison 294 Duggan, Lindsey 280 Duggan, Patrick 81 Dugopolski, Jacob 262 Dujovski, Jaclyn 328 DuLong, Erin 280 Dumas, Adam 269 Dunbar, Jamilia 264 Dunbar, Sara 294 Duncan, Alexander 294 Duncan, Gerald 267 Dungan, Katherine 259 Dunker, Jonathon 301 Dunlop, Vanessa 256 Dunn, Melissa 262 Dunn, Monica 262 Dunn, Vatonna 269 Dunne, Matthew 302 Dunsky, Annie 35 Dunsky, Michael 259 Dunwell, Jeff 280 Dupuy, Danielle 369 Duren, Timothy 253 Durgan, Chelsea 262 Dustoor, Ariez 294 Dustoor, Nauzad 301 Dutt, Mohan Duvall, Amy Dvornic, Tijana Dworin, liana Dykema, Jane Dykhuis, Erin 301 301 328 256 283 275 Dysangeo, Ronald 269 Dzingle, Christina Dzubay, Peter E Eagle, Sara Ealba, Lauren Eash, Aaron Eason, Tom Easton, Katie Ebbett, Andrew Eber, Sarah 329 146 204 280 262 262 143 304 256 On October 12, 2002 at approximately 11 p.m., an unthinkable act took place on the Indonesian island of Bali, causing yet another whitecap in the wake of the events of Septem- ber 11, 2001. Two bombs exploded at a deadly location and time on the island between a popular nightclub and cafe, a year, a day, and an hour after the twin towers ' destruction. At 4 a.m. October 13, flames still engulfed the scene. By 1 p.m., 180 people were confirmed dead, although most were still unidentifiable. Hospitals were overcrowded, all victims suffered from severe burns, and many had several other injuries. It was later determined that the explosions took the lives of people from 18 countries. 15 suspects, who either confessed or were connected to the attack, were arrested for the crime. One suspect, a militant Indonesian Muslim, confessed later that Osama Bin Laden and the al-Qaeda regime funded the attacks; however, the Indonesian government continued to deny the existence of hard evidence for the connection. In official commentary, the governor of Bali stated that the island remained calm but mournful after the events, and that he hoped Bali would continue its status as a popular vaca- tion spot for travelers worldwide. However, it would be a long time before anyone felt safe anywhere. Echavarri, Julienne 302 Echols, Andrew 270 Eck, Victoria 329 Eckert, Rachael 264 Eckhardt, Gwen 307 Eckhout, Amy 279 Eckstein, Andrew 369 Edelberg, Jennifer 310 Edelman, Colin 253 Edelman, Daniel 301 Edelman, David 369 Edelman, Michael 309 Edelson, Gabriel 294 Edelson, Jeremy 369 Ederer, Kerry 254 Edgar, Ryan 296 Edge, Justin 294 Edje, Marietsa 269 Edmunds, Jon 318 Edwards, Holly 195, 310 Edwards, Jessica 299 Edwards, Kelly 306 Edwards, Sherrod 369 Edwards, Victoria 361 253 306 294 294 302 306 Effron, Gayle Efros, Kevin Egan, John Eggen, Laura Egner, Jeremy Ehinger, Matt Eichel, Benjamin 301 Eichenberg, Timothy 280 Einemann, Michael 219 Einhorn, Michael 369 Eisen, Becky 275 Eisenberg, Andrew 262 Eisenberg, Daniel 369 Eisenberg, Michael 270 Eisenstat, Brooke 369 Eisner, Brendon 104, 272 Eklund, Kate 329 El-Jawahri, Areej 309 Eldrett, Jamie 361 Eldridge, Jason 309 Eleby, Aaron 254 S ' llC HIUANENSIAN Elenbaas, Allison 296 Elfar, Hossam 283 Eliason, Shannon 312 Ellerton, Andrew 307 Elliott, Amanda 310 Elliott, Erica 306 Elliott, Jennie 217 Ellis, David 270 Ellison, Kathryn 310 Ellstein, Josh 369 Elmouelhi, Noha 299 Elsey, Matt 296 Emanuele, Kristen 329 Emara, Ramsey 369 Ember, Allison 301 Embrey, Kyla 296 Emden, Lauren 256 Emerson, Sara 259 Emert, Troy 299 Emery, Michelle 256 Enberg, Nicky 312 Eng, Diana 369 Engerran, Rethy 219 Enlow, Nicholas 369 Ensminger, Scott 307 Entis, Jon 226 Epps, Trevor 259 Epstein, Alia 309 Epstein, Matthew 369 Erdman, Katie 307 Erhardt, Bethany 309 Erickson, Amanda 222 Erickson, Courtney 204 Erickson, Elise 369 Erinjeri, Nisha 306 Erman, Elissa 369 Ernot, Stacy 369 Ernst, Nate 264 Erskine, Amy 296 Ervin, Mary 329 Ervin, Sarah 256, 329 Eschelbach, James 369 Eschenburg, Katie 369 Essenburg, Kimberly 309 Estadella, Emily 369 Estella, Sarah 369 Estime, Stephen 280 Estrada, Yeny 254 Estrin, Sara 254 Etcheverry, John 272 Etri, Krystle 253 Euchre Club 195 Eueweke, Eric J. 208 Evans, Jessica 272 Evans, Lillian 278 Evans, Michael 304 Evanter, Eric 369 Evashevski, Michael 309 Everett, Jeffrey 369 Everhardt, Tim 259 Everhart, Michael 204 Eversmeyer, Alex 296 Everson, Benjamin 369 Everson, Rich 307 Evola, Carol 204, 369 Ewing, Jon 252 Exe, Nicole 296 Eyler, Rachel 294 Eyre, Katie 328 F Fabiano, Michael 270 Faden, Daniel 280 Fagan, Josh 355 Fagen, Rebecca 310 Fagnant, Rachel 361 Fahrer, Derek 2 1 7 Fairchild, Joe 226, 304 Fajuri, Stephanie 283 Falconer, Stacey 369 Fales, Amanda 301 Falkauff, Nicole 256 Falstad, Nathan 294 Fanklin, Zakiya 370 Fano, Anne Maria 312 Fanone, Cathy 369 Fanre, Michael 270 Farber, Adam 319 Farber, Halli 307 Farber, Jodi 369 Farber, Julia 275 Faridi, Aisha 236 Farkis, Jannon 204 Farrell, Mary Ellen 264 Farrow, Wesley 306 Farstrom, Pam 269 Fassel, Stephen 270 Fazi, Joseph 283 Febo, Vanesa 310 Fechavasri, Julienne 204 Fecteau, Christopher 21 Feczko, Julia 369 Fedewa, Sarah 369 Fediuk, Lindsey 253 Fedorova, Anastasia 204 Feeney, Keriann 259 Feeney, Robert 369 Feferman, Rebecca 43, 370 Fein, Anthony 302 Feingold, Jake 355 Feinstein, Michael 309 Feinstein, Paul 296 Felczak, Jenna 283 Feld, Emily 254 Feldcamp, Tom 1 2 1 Felder, Jackie 328 Feldkamp, Derek 309 Feldman, Daniel 304 Feldman, Michelle 253 Feldner, Jacqueline 370 Feliciano, Rebecca 329, 370 Fellows, Jonathan 370 Fellows, Magan 256 Felricamp, Andrew 261,361 Felster, Lesley 234 Felts, Ashley 361 Feng, Luming 252 Fengler, Nick 272 Ferkel, Megan 256 Fernandez, Amy 309 Fernandez, Kate 361 Fernandez, Mili 269 Ferrentino, Joseph 204 Ferris, Julie 253 Fertel, Jeremy 370 Fetissoff, Alexandra 262 Fetterr, Jess 253 Fetters, Frank 319 Fici, Christopher 370 Fidh, Kristen 14, 238,240,241,370 Fidler, Krzysztof 299 Fiedler, Christina 370 Field, Asianne 309 Fields, Alex 302 Fields, Joshua 370 Fields, Lauren 254 Fields, Steven 370 Filburn, Chris 275 Filice, Gennaro 236 Filipowska, Maria 280 Fine, Gregory 254 Fineman, Ben 301, 370 Finkenstaedt, Kate 234 Finn, Katherine 370 Finney, Mary Catherine 262 Fintushel, Sarah 283 Fiorani, Elizabeth 283 Fioritto, Steven 280 Firestone, Sara 370 Fisaga, Lora 262 Fischer, David 280 Fischer, Greg 280 Fischer, Kimberly 370 Fischweicher, Jessica 301 Fisher, Angela 370 Fisher, Clayton 262 Fisher, Jacob 269 Fisher, Jeff 304 Fisher, Michael 283 Fisher, Steve 1 76, 177 Fisniku, Bergin 259 Fitzgerald, Beth 262 Fitzgerald, Dan 309 Flack, Chris 275 Flack, Christen 259 Flack, Jessica 204 Flagstead, Stacey 280 Flak, Jonathan 234 Flakes, Ashley 304 Flanagan, Christy 204 Flanary, Elizabeth 269 Flaskamp-Shaft, Lisa 370 Flatley, Ellen 296 Fleets, Nicholas 301 Fleming, Mark 301 Flevotomas, Michelle 262 Flores, Rosa 310 Florip, John 306 Florip, Tom 306 Floyd, Dan 280 Flynn, Courtney 294 Flynn, Matt 264 Flynn, Patrick 272, 319 Fogel, Harold 254 Fogel, Jeremy 283 Fogel, Lawrence 280 Fogel, Maggie 253 Fogoros, Sarah 275 Foldes, Dave 280 Foldesi, Andy 301 Foley, Andrew 278 Foley, Christine 275 Follic, Michael 309 Fontana, Laura 1 95 Ford, Darrell 264 Ford, Kevin 306 Ford, Lindsey 253 Ford, Patrick 254 Ford, Ryan 338 Ford-Holevinski, Eric 262 Forgach, Leslie 204 Fornari, Simon 267 Forrest, Patrick 267 Forster, Michael 283 Fort, James 267 Forte, Candace 275 Fortunate, Edward H. 319 Forward, Clark 145 Fosdick, Kristen 361 Foster, Joshua 302 Foster, Michael 280 Foster, Steven 272 Foulger, Rebecca 370 Foust, Jacquelyn 262 Fouts, Katherine 329, 370 Fowler, Chris 1 84 Fox, Jake 130,131 Fox, Jay 355 Fox, Lori 304 Fox, Rese 309 Fracalossi, Terese 262 Fracz, Filip 259 Frame, Kelli 204, 370 Francis, Nicole 204, 269 Francis, Todd 370 Francisco, Sarah 256 Frank, Ashley 361 Frank, Eric 370 Frank, Gretchen 312 Frank, Lauren 328 Frank, Rebecca 275 Frankel, Steve 301 Frankfort, Alana 256 Franklin, Andrew 370 Franklin, Sedika 262 Franks, Ashley 302 Franzoi, Lisa 370 Fraumann, Paul 270 Frausto, Lisa 312 Frazier, Ashley 267 Frederich, Michael 309 Free, Catherine 275 Free, Caty 328 Freeman, Heather 204 Freewind, Kaitlin 267 Freiburger, Heather 370 Freid, Matthew 370 Freimuth, Elise 310 French, Jordan 370 Freudenthal, Mark 280 Frey, Bill 270 Frey, Greg 270 Freyermuth, Lauren 294 Fried, Eric 370 Friedemann, Chris 301 Friedland, Lindsay 370 Friedland, Sean 262 Friedler, Jonathan 272 Friedman, Andrew 280 Friedman, Clair 301 Friedman, Daniel 254 Friend, Jane 234 Frinkle, Leigh 370 Fritsch, Andrew 275 Fritz, Catherine 278 Froelich, Diane 371 Frondorf, Rachel 259 Fronzoni, April 167, 168, 169 Frost, Jared 270 Frostick, Alicia 371 Fruchter, Lynsey 253 Frye, Patrick 371 Fu, Dictson 371 Fu, Jaclyn 234 Fu, Laura 275 Fu.Shana 219 Fudge, Keith 301 Fuji, Marco 71 Fuld, Melissa 256 Fuller, Christopher 272 Fuller, Erin 371 Fuller, Leif 299 Fuller, Tony 318 Fulop, Andrew 355 Fulton, Brandalyn 267 Fung, Jennifer 226 Fung, May 304 Funkhouser, Chloe 267 Funkhouser, Dillon 382 Pure, Adam 204 G Gabbai, Estee 371 Gadzaki, Laura 204 Gadzinski, Matt 270 Gafni, Orna 256 Gainer, April 371 Gaines, Joslyn 269 Gajewski, Rebecca 312 Gajic, Milan 170 Gal, Assaf 262 Galinato, Dana 371 Gall, Oren 307 Gallagher, Tara 302 Gallerstein, Andy 256 Galligan, Darren 264 Gallo, Lindsey 143 Galloghy, Ann 275 Gains, David 270 Galopin, Chris 272, 319 Galor, Karen 294 Galvin, Erin 329 Gamache, Jaqueline 259 Gandolf, Jennifer 138, 139 Gandolfi, Emily 310 Ganji, Suneeta 275 Gannon, Kristi 168 Ganz, Megan 294 Garber, Russ 355 Garber, Todd 301 INDEX 42 7 G-iiria. Andrew 272 .i.rlos 270 Garcia, Chris 280 Garcia, Eddie 254 Garcia, Ignacio 204 Garcia, Sylvia 283 Garcia, William 371 Garelick, Kim 294 Garfunkel, Meridith 253 Garg, Monika 309 Garg, Vishal 100 Gariepy, Lauren 309 Garland, KiAundre 264 Garner, Jennifer 299 Garrett, Ashley 270 Garrett, Jon 270 Garrett, Joy 371 Garrisi, Emily 256 Garrison, Aimee 328 Gartland, Diana 272 Gartner, Joseph 371 Gary, J. Crew 318 Gary, Josh 306 Garza, Chris 302 Garza, Tommy 145 Case, Brian 299 Gasperut, Adrian 307 Gasperut, Allison 307 Gasse, Paul Van 267 Cast, Perry 264 Gaston, Erica 262 Gates, Richard 283 Gatos, Russell 309 Gatz, Jennifer 81 Gau, Joanna 310 Gauthier, Jacqueline 280 Gavin, Robert 307 Gavioli, Tara 275 Gavrila, Abigail 325 Gawuga, Leon 259 Gaynier, Craig 195 Gaynor, Allison 371 Gaynor, Daniel 294 Gebeyeh, Senkuta 310 Gebo, Kevin 259 Gee, Catherine 361 Geelhoed, Megan 371 Gehane, Rashmi 302 Gehart, John 296 Gehle, Alicia 371 Gehrke, Tiffany 329, 371 Geller, Joanna 254 Gendernalik, James 371 Gendron, Chantelle 371 Centner, Jacyln 283 e, Alicia 280 e, Amanda 280 George, Geoff 319 George, Kevin 150 George, Tara 371 Geppert, Amy 309 Gerber, Jenessa 270 Gercach, Andrew 294 Gerdins, Jeff 270 Gerken, Alison 294 Gerking, Megan 273 Gerlinger, Megan 262 Gerson, Janet 36 Gerteisen, Jenny 208 Gerweck, Jevon 302 Geske, Matt 301 Gettel, Sara 283 Geurink, Amy Jo 103 Geyer, George 270 Geyer, Scott 280 Ghebre-Ab, Rahwa 304 Gheen, Brandon 283 Ghetesus, Yosief 301 Ghiardi, Ma rtina 294 Gho, Lishen 259 Giachino, Theresa 371 Giampetroni, Todd 264 Gian, Rebecca 371 Giaranniello, Lauren 253 Giarmo, Geoff 294 Gibbs, RJ 304 Gick, Craig 306 Gierada, Tracy 312 Gifford, Kathryn 283 Gilbertson, Lisa 253 Gilbride, Alyson 234 Gilchrist, Emily 283 Gilcreast, Laura 304 Gilewski, Krystal 275 Gillard, James 272 Gilleo, Anthony 267 Gillespie, Tara 371 Gillette, Alison 261, 361 Gillon, Miriam 310 Gilmartin, Peter 247 Gilpin, Eric 195, 270 Gimenez, Raquel 280 Ginger, Erin 267 Gipson, Angelo 272 Girodat, Edward 319 Giroux, Adam 307 Gismondi, Stefania 253, 258 Gjeci, Ina 309 Gladwin, Shelly 371 Glasgow, Amanda 309 Glasser, Ashley 275 Classman, Jill 371 Gleason, Katie 275 Gleicher, Jonathan 226 Glenn, Elizabeth 371 Glenn, Erik 275 Click, Matthew 296 Glorie, Simone 275 Glover, Michael 371 Gluck, Lisa 254 Gmerick, Jason 371 Go, Alison 267 Godek, Elizabeth 164 Goe, Michael 361 Goel, Akash 264 Goel, Nidhi 226 Goel, Saurabh 254 Goenawan, Ivan 204 Goes, Bruna 280 Goff, Andrea 371 Goff, Michael 307 Golbahar, David 261 Gold, Carly 328 Gold, Rachel 371 Goldberg, Adam 319 Goldberg, Allyson 312,371 Goldberg, Gillian 253 Goldberg, Jonathon 283 Goldberg, Rebecca 312 Goldblatt, Hayden 373 Goldenberg, Matthew 348, 355 Goldenberg, Michael 373 Goldenberg, Tamar 262 Goldi, Hillary 253 Goldschmeding, Jeremy 302 Goldschmeding, Josh 373 Goldsmith, Rachel 373 Goldstein, Lisa 294 Goldstein, Rachel 373 Golhar, Abhijeet 270 Gomez, Ryan 270 Gomez, Tommaso 272 Gonik, Nathan 234 Gonzalez, Luis 253 Goo, Leslie 267 Gooch, Kyle 195, 296 Gooding, Gretchen 309 Goodman, Bret 373 Goodman, Melinda 294 Goodman, Sara 259 Goolik, Alexis 309 Gopwani, Sumeet 309 Gordon, Allie 310, 328 Gordon, Hayley 267 Gordon, Jenna 373 Gorka, Bethany 234 Gorney, Brian 195, 269 Gorouets, Daniel 254 Gorshein, David 280 Gorsuch, Allison 301 Goske, Janet 373 Goss, Danielle 373 Goss, Tom 176 Gossain, Vinny 136 Gotfried, Jonathon 254 Gothamy, Joseph 204 Gottlieb, Mara 373 Gourlay, William 373 Gouzalez, Ernesto 261,361 Gowell, Patrick 294 Goyeau, Amy 256 Grady, Jennifer 373 Grady, Sara 25 Graf, John 307 Graham, Adam 272 Graham, Allyson 262 Graham, Elizabeth 46 Graham, Nicole 262 Gralewski, Kevin 302 Granata, Yvette 14, 238 Grand, Erica 254 Granet, Jennifer 373 Granet, Lindsay 373 Grant, A.J. 145 Grant, Christopher 70, 264, 272 Grant, Edward 302 Grant, Jamila 269 Grant, Rob 275 Granum, Lisa 312 Graor, Amanda 226, 296 Grapes, Chris 217 Gratson, Michael 272 Graupner, Meredith 373 Gravel, Erin 373 Graves, Brandon 299 Gray, Jesse 373 Gray, Katherine 361 Gray, Patrice 264 Green, Aaron 256 Green, John 304 Green, Mary-Jo 280 Green, Matthew 272 Green, Rachel 310 Green, Troy 264 Greenberg, Alicia 283 Greenberg, Carly 373 Greenberg, Tera 256 Greenberger, Jesse 282 Greenblatt, Jeffrey 373 Greenburg, Adam 253 58 Greene 222 Greene, David 21 Greenough, Charlotte 329 Greenwood, Sara 373 Gregg, Lisa 328 Greskowiak, Stacie 269 Grewe, Christopher 373 Greyson, Courtney 267 Grieco, Janessa 151, 373 Griffee, Heather 208, 283 Griffen, Christina 267 Griffin, Asia 14,222, 238 Griffin, Daniel 283 Griffin, Nathan 306 Griffin, Terrence 262 Griffus, David 319 Griggsjeff 253,318 Grigorova, Ralitza 373 Grimm, Jeff 262 Grimmer, Sarah 373 Grincewicz, Bradley 373 Grinon, Jeff 226 Grinshpun, Anna 256 Gristesco, Adam 264 Gritter, Luke 267 Grodick, Rachel 296 Grogan, Steven 272 Grohoski, Stephanie 309 Grohowski, Becky 262 Groninger, Gavin 175 Gross, Adrian 259 Gross, Becky 204 Gross, Ian 254, 355 Gross, Jon 355 Gross, Joshua 373 Gross, Lauren 269 Gross, Matt 262 Gross, Vanessa 256 Grossman, Derek 373 Grossman, Jacob 267 Groth, Carlos 299 Grover, Inderpreet 304 Grow, Bonnie 309 Crude, Amy 208 Grumbine, Charles 204 Grunewald, Jason 275 Grunst, Carolyn 373 Grutter, Barbara 81 Grven, Lisa 253 Grycki, Elyse 272 Grycki, Meredith 272 Grygorzyk, Tony 304 Grzesh, Lee 355 Guccione, Amanda 374 Guerra, Ryan 306 Guevara, Alicia 318 Guevara, Sue 163 Guha, Robin 272 Guice, Dominque 374 Guice, Erica 374 Guidotti, Leslie 234 Guignon, Meade 296 Guinan, Lindsay 269 Gunberg, Kate 226 Gunderson, Alan 374 Gunderson, Dan 222 Gunderson, Trevor 374 Gunther, Rachel 253 Guo, William 361 Gupta, Anish 259 Gupta, Anita 374, 419 Gupta, Maneesh 302 Gupta, Pooja 256 Gupta, Sarika 374 Gurevich, Marv 374 Gurovitsch, Michael 280 Gursky, Danielle 312 Gurwin, Jeffrey 256 Gustafson, Ryan 374 Gutierrez, Matt 304 Gutin, Sarah 374 Guttman, Elana 283 Guttman, Michael 374 Gutwillig, Allison 234 Guzak, Chuch 294 Guzik, Agnieszka 312 Guzman, Galy 283, 318 Guzowski, Andrew 48, 374 Gymnastics, men ' s 150 Gymnastics, women ' s 151 Gyomory, Lance 264, 265 H Ha, Jung-hwa Haack, Sara Haapala, Greg Haas, Emily 310 204 319 262 CHIGANENSIAN Haber, Laura 374 Haber, Michael 204 Haberl, Caroline 236 Hackett, Cheryl 374 Haddad, Allyn 304 Haddad, Laura 261, 361 Haddad, Manny 262 Haener, Corine 204, 262 Haeusler, Sarah 374 Haffner, Holly 253 Hagedorn, Mandi 152 Hagen, Holly 252, 329 Haggins, Danielle 374 Hagiz, Ron 307 Hahn, Irene 261, 361 Haight, Daniel 374 Haimerl, Ashley 296 Haines, Jeffery Jr. 269 Haithcock, Aaron 302 Haizman, Christopher 374 Hajal, Nastassia 264 Hajek, Chrissie 328 Hajek, Christine 283 Hakim, Matthew 302 Halajian, Elise 234, 374 Hale, Lauryn 361 Halili, Londiser 309 Hall, Alicia 374 Hall, Brenda 195, 302 Hall, Candice 374 Hall,Carli 103,296 Hall, Chris 283 Hall, Elizabeth Van 414 Hall, Michael 272 Hall, Sabrina 267 Halmo, Megan 261, 361 Halonen, Todd 253 Halpern, Simon 374 Ham, Lauren 283 Ham, Lisa 262 Hamann, John 272 Hamberg, Michael 306 Hambey, James 261 Hamburg, Beth 63 Hamer, Becky 254 Hamilton, Marissa 296 Hammacher, Patrick 81 Hammerberg, Kristopher 267 Hammis, Justin 374 Hammond, Paul 130 Hammund, Lisa 222 Hampton, Verona 259 Handley, Pamela 208 Haney, Elizabeth 269 Hann, Gillian 195, 325 Hannich, Jeremy 299 Hannon, Tim 283 Hanpaa, Mike 23 Hansen, David 272 Hansen, Jean 310 Hansford, Mark 259 Hanson, Adriane 294 Hanson, Allison 269 Hanson, Janine 299 Hanson, Scott 309 Hanson, Veronica 267 Hao, Rony Shih Wang 301 Happy, Sarah 269 Haq, Aazaz 301 Haq, Taaha 280 Harbay, Maria 374 Harberg, Kimberly 283 Hardasani, Pavan 302 Hardaway, Daniel 267 Hardin, Alison 283 Hardiwinangun, Jaka 361 Hare, Jeremy 264 Harge, Courtney 283 Harig, Brandon 262 Hark, Cheryl 374 Harkness, Courtney 262 Harlan, Jennifer 275 Harlan, Kendal 309 Harmsen, Josh 204 Harn, Ellen Van 275 Harold, Jessica 254 Harper, Lauren 374 Harrington, Dan 247 Harrington, Todd 283 Harris, Alicia 264 Harris, Brian 264 Harris, Carl 299 Harris, Dan 270 Harris, Danielle 302 Harris, David 278 Harris, Jason 374 Harris, Jessica 374 Harris, Kristen 294 Harris, Michael 280 Harris, Rachael 294 Harris II, Reed 374 Harrison, Adam 307 Harrison, Anna 262 Harrison, Kristen 294 Harrodjill 254 Harter, Tim 294, 295 Hartgerink, Kevin 219 Hartgrove, Lindsey 204 Hartl, Erin 374 Hartle, Tessa 272 Hartman, John 270 Hartman, Molly 296 Hartmann, Elizabeth 264 Hartner, Drew 262 Hartshorn, Scott 262 Harvey, Andrew 272 Harvilla, Kelley 269 Hasan, Umar 254 Hasey, David 375 Haskins, Anna 195 Hasse, Megan 269 Hasselbarth, Carl 375 Hasselbarth, Lynn 302 Hassinyer, Christopher 304 Hathaway, Andrew 299 Hathaway, Shawn 328 Hathaway, Susanna 316 Hatty, Eric 318 Hatz, Peter 280 Havekost, Justin 375 Havens, Matt 280 Hawke, Catherine 375 Hawke, Cathie 117, 419 Hawkins, Monica 283 Hawthorne, Erik 270 Havat, Asad 309 Hayden, Bryan 254 Hayes, Christine 309 Hayes, Maggie 204 Haynes, Corey 264 Haynes, Mark 275 Haywood, Bruce 303 Headley, Cristina 361 Heafield, Rachel 275 Hearn, Ervin 259 Heath, Chrissy 309 Heath, Gregory 375 Hebard, Whitney 280 Heckler, Adrienne 375 Hedberg II, Russell 375 Hedin, Michael 264 Hegarty, Matthew 262 Heger, Monica 375 Heidenescher, Sara 329 Heilig, Laura 375 Heinrich, Bethany 312 Heins, Nicole 259 Heiser, Mary 267 Heisler, Daphna 283 Hekman, Gwen 304 Held, R. Brendan 264, 265 Helfant, Eryn 375 Helleboid, Thomas 264 Heller, Eric 296 Heller, Gretchen 375 Helm, Sean 272 Heltsley, Devon 294 Hemason, Ban 259 Henderson, James 264 Hendricks, Emily 267 Hendriksma, Amy 375 Hengehold, Julie 375 Henretty, Aubrey 236 Henry, Androni 310 Henry, Clarissa 309 Henry, Robynne 269 Henschell, Max 319 Henyaf, Ryan 275 Hepola, Carly 301 Herard, Sarah 254 Herbert, Alan 375 Herbert, Ricky 302 Herbst, Neil 299 Herbstreit, Kirk 184 Herd, Latayia 375 Herek, Elizabeth 329, 375 Heringhausen, Julie 296 Herman, Eric 375 Herman, Rob 35 Hermes, Aimee 375 Hernandez, Rogelio 318 Heron, Dante 307 Herrity, Jon 256 Herrmann, Katie 361 Herta, Katie 325 Hertshten, Ron 302 Hertz, Daniel 256, 355 Hertza, Jamie 150 Hesch, Lora 329, 375 Hess, Michael 254 Hester, Diana 267 Hewell, Lauren 267 Hewlett II, Robert 307 Heyn, Elizabeth 375 Heyrman, Peggy 304 Heys, Lindsey 269 Hibner, Kayla 195, 375 Hickey, Derek 204 Hickman, Griffin 302 Hicks, Christen 270 Hicks, Samantha 309 Hicks, William 375 Higgins, Hillary 328 Higgins, Trevor 283 Hilburger, Gretchen 375 Hill, Kelly 375 Hill, Rich 130,131 Hillary, John 270 Hillemeier, Mary 294 Hiller, Brian 264 Hilliard, Emily 309 Hillman, Lori 166, 168 Hillock, Eleanor 294 Hilton, James L. 83 Hindelang, Mark 309 Hinderliter, Victor 270 Hinkley, Breanna 304 Hinojosa, Carlos 118 Hintermeister, Chris 236 Hinton, Gerren 270 Hmz, Erica 234 Hiramanek, Ruby 117 Hirch, Rebecca 375 Hirshburg, Jeff 254 Hirt, Lauren 301 Hirzel, Kevin 375 Hisano, Ai 310 Hite, Bryant 301 Hleyn, Benjamin 361 Ho, Ernest 375 Ho, John 254 Ho, Jonathan 252 Ho, Joseph 375 Ho, Yan-Iuan 309 Hoak, Emily 375 Hoard, Joel 236 Hobson, Victor 187, 188 Hochberg, Chad 275 Hock, Katie 304 Hockey Club 204 Hodari, Arielle 254 Hodgson, Jess 375 Hoekstra, Nicholas 195 Hoekstra, Robert 307 Hoff, Ben 264 Hoffee, Katy 270 Hoffheimer, Rachel 294 Hoffman, Brad 302 Hoffman, Jennie 309 Hoffman, Stacey 267 Hoffman II, Andrew 302 Hogan, Chris 309 Hogan, Lauren 256, 329 Hogan, Sheila 269 Hoiles, Abbi 309 Hoitz, Max 254 Hokenson, Jered 272 Holbel, Julie 204 Holcman, Dana 226, 246, 378 Holden, Kathryn 378 Holdsworth, Elizabeth 270 Holifield, Tony 144 Holland, Brandon 283 Holland, Dylan 304 Hollander, Allison 256 Hollander, Lindsey 378 Hollander, Scott 262, 355 Holliday, Morgan 283 Hollister, Sally 309 Holmes, Felicia 378 Holmes, Karen 278 Holoshitz, Yael 275 Holowecky, Andrea 309 Holt, Danielle 283 Holter, Julia 264 Homken, Patel 259 Hong, Eunjin 312 Hong, Jen 309 Hong, Michael 301 Hong, Mina 234 Hong, Soo-Jung 262 Honkala, John 236 Hood, Danielle 283 Hoplamazian, Marin 309 Hopwood,Jeff 154 Horak, Anne 310 Horiuchi, Sota 378 Horn, David 378 Home, Andrew 275 Home, Steve 262 Horowitz, Dan 246 Horowitz, Lee 256 Horr, Brian 34 Horsch, Rebecca 378 Horton, Daniel 174, 175 Horton, Kara 270 Horton, Marjorie 88 Horvath, Andy 299 Hosner II, Cameron 275 Hossain, Sameer 378 Hoste, Nathan 261 Hotchkiss, Byron 301 House, Jacqulyn 204 House, Kate 283 Housepian, Sonya 309 Houston, Kate 283 Hover Josh 204 Howard, Alison 378 INDEX 429 Howard, Danielle 269 Howard, Elizabeth 259 Howard, Erica 261, 361 Howard, Leah 378 Howe, Brandon 270 Howley, Liam 378 Howley, Sean 269 Hoy, Katherine 294 Hoyner, Brian 272 Hsich, Joe 299 Hsieh, Chia-Hao 378 Hsieh, Tina 378 Hsu, Jeremiah 309 Hsu, Joseph 219 Hsu, Sidney 296 Hua, Christine 309 Hua, Kelvin 307 Huang, Betsy 304 Huang, Fan 378 Huang, Helen 219 Huang, John 302 Huang, Judy 378 Huang, Kuangwei 267 Huang, Stephanie 256 Hubbard, Heather 208 Huher, Ryan 302 Huberman, Sarah 294 Hudak, Rachael 272 Hudson, Vanessa 272 Huebner, Betsy 307 Huebner, Elizabeth 378 Huerta, Jay 306 Huetteman, Troy 252 Huff, Carla Lynn 378 Huff, Marias 270 Huffman, Alison 304 Hughes, Dustin 354 Hughes, Erin 307 Hughes, Lauren 270 Hughes, Megan 262 Hughes, Ryan 378 Hughes, Shannon 41, 306 Huhr, Dan 280 Hukill, Greg 267 Hull, Alissa 270 Hults, Eric 254 Humes, Tiffany 264 Hummel, Benjamin 378 Humphries, Julie 367, 378 Humphries, Randielle 14, 238, 240, 262 Hunn, Anthony 264 Hunt, Bob 236 Hunt, Christopher 264 430 MlCHIGANENSlAN Hunt, George 264 Hunter, Brooke 299 Hunter, Chris 174 Hunter, Kenya 355 Hunter, Natasha 262 Hur, Michael 270 Hur, Peter 270 Hure, Andrew 296 Hurri, Ben 307 Hurst, Amy 378 Hus, Vanessa 262 Husaini, Juzer 259 Hussain, Sophia 226 Hussey, Emily 312 Husted, Kara 328 Hustoles, Therse 280 Hutchens, Kate 294 Hutchins, Carol 135 Hutchins, Christol 256 Hutchinson, Mark 355 Huth, Chris 296 Hutz, Janna 309 Huynh, Thuy-diep 272 Hwang, Charles 299 Hwang, Karen 302 Hwang, Michael 296 Hyatt, Justin 275 Hyde, Jesse 378 Hyde, Jessica 299 Hyman, Narene 280 Hymes, Mark 262 HynesJ.W. 283 Hynes, Paul 226 Hypnar, Rebecca 299 Hyssong, Levi 270 lanni, Dante 261 lannucci, Dan 296 Ice, Wan 275 Id-Deen, Effat 262 Iding.Joe 146,385 Ilorahin, Ashley 264 Inchansta, Felicia 283 Indyk, Henry 302 Ingas, Z. Marshall 275 Ingham, Stephanie 195 Ingmire, David 280 Inman.Jill 307 Inman, Kristina 378 lotf, Amy 204 Irawa, Audrey 262 Ireland, Jennifer 264 Irish, Adam 204, 299 Irrer, Kevin 259 Irwin, Jonathan 378 Irwin, Kate 328 Iserson, Dara 378 Ishmel, Darnell 294 Islam, Salman 272 Islaylock, Matthew 306 Isquick, David 307 Israel, Hannah 278 Istre, Courtney 208, 249 Istvan-Mitchell, Wyatt 272,378 ho, Yuta 378 Ivanikiw, Andrea 309 Ivezic, Chris 280 Iwanicki, Orest 302 lyengar, Preetha 226 Izenberg, Lia 280 J Jabon, Michael 319 Jack, Lindsey 378 Jackson, Alanna 301 Jackson, Amy 299 Jackson, Anthony 136 Jackson, Caitlin 262 Jackson, Candance 259 Jackson, Kyle 378 Jackson, Marlin 188 Jackson, Omari 275 Jackson, Ray 177 Jackson, Robert 264 Jackson, Ronald 361 Jackson, Stefanie 204, 269 Jackson, Tannoa 269 Jackson, Tearron 302 Jackson, Will 264 Jacob, Monica 296 Jacobs, Brent 354, 378 Jacobs, Bryan 354 Jacobs, Dan 208 Jacobs, Lauren 379 Jacobs, Rebecca 361 Jacoby, Leah 264 Jaffa, Randi 254 Jaffe, Robbie 254 Jaga, Anne 283 Jaha, Janelle 195 Jahnke, Stephanie 269 Jaick, Amy 328 Jain, Megha 361 Jain, Richie 307 Jalaba, Mike 204 Jalaba, Tony 204 Jalan, Devesh 262 James, Arthur 259 Jameson, Jamie 304 Jamieson, Sam 307 Jamssens, Tracy 379 Janis, Michael 379 Jarczak, Steve 244 Jardina, Ashley 301 Jardis, Alana 85 Jarema, Samantha 361 Jasko, Theresa 379 Jaw, Yueh-Ju 294 Jayasunya, Harshini 262 Jazwinski, Katie 143 Jelinek, Sarah 379 Jeltes, Jenny 379 Jen, Gloria 219 Jen, Yi-Lun 310,379 Jenkins, Peter 262 Jenkins, Steve 294 Jenner, Alexa 264 Jenniches, Lindsay 379 Jennings, Derek 306 Jensen, Heather 379 Jensen, Margaret 259 Jensen, Ross 296 Jenuwine, Christie 312 Jesus, Lemuel de 272 Jeswani, Seema 259 Jezakjon 278 Jhin, Diana 301 Jhunjhunwala, Rishabh 253 Jian, Lee Jia 361 Jiehandy, Francis 307 Jimines, Natalie 309 Joelson, Benjamin 318 John, Tyrone 299 Johnson, Alex 270 Johnson, Andrew 259 Johnson, Ann 379 Johnson, Ariel 361 Johnson, Audrey 379 Johnson, Austin 307 Johnson, Brittany 379 Johnson, Cale 267, 354 Johnson, Candace 310 Johnson, Carmen 236, 237, 302 Johnson, Chelsea 294 Johnson, Christen 261,361 Johnson, Emily 22, 269 Johnson, Hana 204 Johnson, Jennifer 379 Johnson, Kari 328, 379 Johnson, Katie 25 Johnson, Kimberly 304 Johnson, Marit 294 Johnson, Matt 299 Johnson, Megan 316, 330 Johnson, Michael 280 Johnson, Paul 280 Johnson, Rachael 264 Johnson, Sony a 312 Johnson, Stephanie 168 Johnson, Stephen 302 Johnston, Elisabeth 310,379 Jolley, Lindsay 194, 234 Jona, C. Vered 379 Jones, Adam 318 Jones, Alexandra 259 Jones, Ariel 269 Jones, Avery 304 Jones, C. Price 236 Jones, Chamira 312 Jones, Dorothy 379 Jones, Edmund 301 Jones, Jon 270 Jones, Julianne 379 Jones, Kailyn 296 Jones, Kendra 275 Jones, Marcus 259 Jones, Melissa 269 Jones, Sally 310 Jones, Schelsea 379 Jones, Shelly 379 Jones, Victoria 309 Jones-Robinson, Michael 278 Jordan, Rebecca 272 Jorgenson, Matt 283 Jory, Katie 296 Joseph, Dave 272 Joshi, Amee 204 Jovanovski, Andrew 252 Joyce, Tim 302 Juang, Andy 280 Juliar, Rebecca 262 Julien, Stephanie 204 Juncaj, Sofia 361 Jung, Geumji 379 Jung, Jiann 379 Juran, Rebecca 325, 379 K Kabet, Erin 283 Kabil, Karim 361 Kabunek, Joseph 270 Kacazander, Aaron 283 Kaczmarek, Jennifer 236 Kade, Allison 269 Kading, Melissa 208 Kadwell, Lauren 262 Kagan, Mike 267 Kagaya, Naomi Lucille 267 Kahane, Jason 379 Kahn, Valerie 275 Kakar, Rohit 259 Kalaida, Natalia 234 Kalata, Alyssa 234 Kalchik, Andrew 270 Kalinka, CJ 328 Kalis, Christopher 56 Kalke, Caitlin 296 Kaltenbach, Devin 296 Kaminski, Michael 283 Kamm, Lauren 328, 379 Kammer, Nora 379 Kan, Michael 261 Kan, Susin 379 Kanayeva, Svetlana 256 Kandel, Jenna 253 Kandel, Karen 379 Kandrevas, Janet 379 Kaneene, Kange 294 Kanek, Elissa 254 Kang, Ikyungmin 309 Kang, Steven 222 Kang, YoonHee 312 Kanodia, Nupur 217 Kantor, Jana 14,36 Kantor, Joanne 254 Kantor, Lauren 256 Kao, Amber 312 Kao, Jeannie 259 Kao, Stephanie 294 Kapadia, Kari 379 Kapadia, Kevin 302 Kapadia, Manish 256 Kaplan, Adam 380 Kaplan, Amy 328 Kaplan, Andrew 236, 296 Kaplan, Brette 380 Kaplan, David 380 Kaplan, Jay 39 Kaplan, Natalie 272 Kapner, Alyssa 254 Karaca, Bora 280 Karagozian, Phil 204 Karas, Dan 259 Karas, Devin 380 Kardosh, Kate 299 Kargar, Nellie 309 Karjala, Heather 304 Karlson, Katie 328 Karman, Michael 306 Karnik, Rasika 262 Karol, Lauren 262 Karp, Richard 267 Karpenko, Valentin 278 Kashani, Rojano 380 Kasmack, Andrea 195 Kasoff, Melissa 328 Kassner, Scott 86 Katai, Ted 226 Katz, Danny 355 Katz, Jennifer 254 Katz, Mike 280 1 11 iVLTvl to the Environment b y During a violent storm in mid-November 2002, the Bahamas- flagged Prestige began to leak oil off of the northwest Spanish coast. The 44,000-ton tanker carrying 77,000 tons of fuel oil was bound for Gibraltar from the Latvian Port of Riga. The Prestige leaked viscous oil into the rich, off-coast fishing grounds famous for its shellfish, octopus, and crabs. To protect their fishing and tourism industries, Spain and Portugal barred their ports from salvagers. Instead of having the vessel towed to their ports, two Spanish tugboats attempted to pull the tanker far away from the coast. A week from the initial leakage, the crippled oil tanker carrying more than 20 million gallons of heavy oil met its demise, as it sank off of Cape Finisterre, 130 miles off of Spain ' s northwest coast. Spanish officials were unable to confirm whether the vessel ' s bow was leaking, or if it was, how much. However, the stern section, which contained 7 million gallons of oil, sank with its tanks intact. Officials who had been working to clean up the oil from the initial leakage scrambled to protect the valuable fisheries along the coastline. They speculated a cleanup effort that would take as long as four years. If all of the oil had leaked, it would have been an unprecedented spill, more than double the size of the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska ' s Prince William Sound. Lin Sinking into the depths of the Atlan- tic Ocean, the 20.5 million gallon oil tanker Prestige spills a disastrous amount of fuel into the sea. The tanker was towed away from the Spanish coast to sink AP photo Katz, Robyn Fae 380 Kaufman, Jodie 380 Kaufman, Jonathan 204 Kaufman, Jordan 256 Kaunpfe, David 318 Kawamura, Mari 226 Kawanishi, Maiko 310 Kayal, Andrea 147 Kazanowski, Chris 296 Kazzi, Nayla 262 Kearnes, Jessica 269 Kearney, Jennifer 380 Keat, Marcia 195 Keelan, Allison 299 Keeley, Theresa 309 Keeping, Emily 310 Kehbein, Karen 329 Kelkar, Apoorva 267 Kelleher, Deirdre 204, 283 Keller, Jodi 204 Keller, Katie 380 Keller, Meredith 380 Kellett, Charlie 301 Kellett, Kristina 267 Kelley, Liz 296 Kellman, Bonnie 236, 275 Kelly, Caitlm 280, 329 Kelly, Elizabeth 280 Kelly, James 301 Kelly, Sandra 380 Kelminsky, Kristine 262 Kelter, Grant 267 Kemnic, Amanda 299 Kender, Robert 380 Kendy, Marie 328 Kenigsberg, Ron 380 Kenna, Brad 150 Kennedy, Anne 217, 380 Kennedy, Catherine 312 Kennedy, Jeff 283, 302 Kennedy, Jennifer 262 Kennedy, Jessica 262 Kennedy, Joshua 380 Kennedy, Katherine 380 Kennedy, Matthew 380 Kennedy, Mike 261 Kennett, Rachel 195 Kenny, Emily 280 Kenzie, Monica 309 Kerfoot, Katie 280 Kerg, Karissa 283 Kerkstra, Andrea 283 Kermani, Henna 262 Kern, Julie 380 Kernan, Matt 304 Kerney, Casey 152 Kerns, Matt 306 Kerr, Alex 278 Kerridge, Lisa 380 Keshishian, Lauren 301 380 Kimm, Karen 301 Kesner, Jason 280, Kilbourne, Sarah 347 Kimmel, Ellen 381 355 Kilcherman, Kyle Kimmel IV, George Kessler, Lauren 254 161 381 Ketchum, Dan 1 54 Kilduf, Chenin 22 Kin, Jonathon Ming Keurn, Ki Yong 259 Killewald, Phillip Kwong 254 Kevern, Ben 272 296 Kincaid, Patrick 54 Key, Matthew 270 Killoran, Tracey 380 Kinch, Ryan 299 Keys, Jessica 259, 328 Killu, Ghassan 261, Kindschy, Lori 254 Khader, Zeenah 262 361 Kindt, Brian 306 Khaira, Harpreet 262 Kim, Amy 259 King, Brad 381 Khait, Luda 304 Kim, Christine 256, King, David 309, 381 Khalife, Mariam 380 304 King, Jennifer 253 Khan, Abraham 380 Kim, Daniel Chihwun King, Jimmy 177 Khan, Nausheen 380 254 King, Susan 294 Khan, Shamaila 380 Kim, Du-Yang 270 King, Timothy 361 Khanna, Neeru 222 Kim, Eun Hye 252 Kingma, Keri 328 Khatri, Shabina 236 Kim, Eun-Hyung 3 1 2 Kingston, Amanda Khawaja, Mustafa Kim, Greg 361 302 261 Kim, Hahna 380 Kirby, Kristin 381 Kheria, Raghav 269 Kim, Jane 380, Kirchner, Christen Khetan, Anja 296 396 309 Khinchuk, Erica 380 Kim, Jennifer 380 Kirk, Julie 204 Khondker, Asheem Kim.Jieun 381 Kirsch, Amanda 304 259 Kim, Joanna 269 Kirsch, Daniel 254 Khullar, Aneesh 380 Kim, John 302, Kirscn, Jodi 256 Kiany, Kylene 236 306 Kirtane, Sachin 296 Kicey, Michael 259 Kim.Jun 381 Kirwin, Chris 264, Kidd, Deronn 280 Kim, Mi-Yee 381 265 Kieckhafer, Katherine Kim, Sharon 222 Kish, Autumn 381 361 Kim, SooMi 381 Kish, Matt 117 Kiefer, Katherine 280 Kim, Tae-Kung 254 Kisielius, Aleksas381 Kieltyka, Zak 316 Kim, Walter 267 Kitahra, Bryan 262 Kieras, Eric 306 Kim, Yoon 299 Kitzmiller, Laura 304 Kilbourn, Rachael Kim, Youn Jung 381 Klanow, Kimberly 361 Kimbrough, Tyrone 195,296 Kilbourne, Beth 226, 299 Klanow, Kristen 325 Klaver, Matt 270 Kleemann, Michael 306 Klein, Etan 234 Klein, Jamie 381 Klein, Lindsay 381 Kleinedler, Andrew 301 Kleinheksel, Megan 312 Kleinke, Jennifer 312 Kley, Casey 204 Kleyner, Igor 278 Klimczak, Steven 270 Klimecky, Pete 21 Klingler, Robyn 381 Klippjoe 319 Klock, Suzanne 361 Kloske, Aerien 259 Klotz, Sara 312 Kluce, Michael 294 Kluck, Aaron 226 Kluczynsk, Elizabeth 73 Klumpp, Kelli Marie 275 Knaaf, Patty 296 Knaggs, Danny 361 Knaggs, Jason 261 Knapp, Adam 283 Knapp, Jessica 381 Knarr, Caitlin 309 Knaufman, Shelby 256 Kniffin, Dieneke 283 Knittel, Andrea 310 INDEX 43 1 !ft, Jenny 294 ndrew 381 Knoth, Marybeth 309 Knott, Elizabeth 309 Knowlton, Thomas 319 Knudson, Christian 319 Knysz, Matthew 381 Kobasic, Krystal 381 Kobayashi, Geoff 204 Kobetis, Scott 226 Kobold, Benjamin 267 Kobylarek, Pete 283 Koch, Aurora 296 Kociemba, Rachel 262 Kockanek, Matt 208 Koehler, Seth 275 Keener, Alissa 381 Koenig, Meredith 381 Koenigsknecht, Julia 381 Koerber, Kimberly 269 Koester, Alexandra 296,381 Koester, Michael 301 Kogelshavitz, Eric 50 Kogut, Adam 262 Kohler.Joe 195 Kohli, Kanika 283 Kohn, Phil 262, 355 Kokas, Amanda 328 Kol Hakavod 234 Kolanowski, Timothy 381 Kolb, Tracy 381 Kollartis, Edna 143 Kollen, Kelsey 134, 135 Kolleth, Peter 264 Kollus, Brian 256 Koman, Brock 130 Kommareddi, Mallika 275 Konchel, Lauren 299 Konner, Courtney 381 Kontry, Jacqueline 329 Kopocki, Erin 165 Kopponger, Jake 270 Koretz, Alexander 3 81 Korndorfer, Tessa 262 Kornfeld, Brian 355 Kornfield, David 262 Koroglu, Aylin Melis 381 Korosi, Kristina 259 Kort, Emily 208,269 Kos, Andrea 312 Kosarin, Kristi 294 Kosmack, Andrea 296 Kossick, Don 208 Kostinski, Natalie 272 Kostishak, Evan 278 Kot, Li Heng 381 Kotsis, Alissa 269 Kotsubey, Aleksandr 254 Kottier, Lauren 253 Kotyuk, Mary 381 Kotzan, Karen 204 Kou, Diana 361 Kouares, Kimberly 256 Kountz, Brandon 264 Kouzmanoff, Anne 296 Kovacrik, David 270 Kow, Eugene 299 Kowalski, Lawrence For his ongoing efforts toward world peace, former President Jimmy Carte: receives the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize The award was given in Oslo City Hall in Norway on Decem- oer 1 0. AP (iholo Krell, Julianne 269 Kremhs, Caitlin 259 Kreme, Douglas 269 Kremers, Jaye 361 Krenkel, Hal 385 Kressmann, Jeremy 385 Kressore, Kevin 307 Krieger, Carolyn 296 Kripitz, Emily 254 Krivisky, Karen 385 Krogh, David 195, 234 Krol, Jason 296 Kroll, Chelsea 148 Kron, Jessica 226, 267 Kropf, Jesse 262 Krueger, Jon 267 Krueger, Kelly 385 Kruer, Sarah 160 Kruger, Shannon 283 Krukemeyer, Amy 301 Krumanaker, David 269 Krzezewski, Tracy 325 Krzyczkowski, Alicia 262 Kucaj, Meegan 104 Kugle, Kelly 361 Kuhn, Nathaniel 275 Kuhn, Sarah 204 Kulczycki, Mike 145 Kulesza, Joel 270 Kulick, Aaron 385 Kulkarni, Sudhaunshu 253 Kulpa, Jon 385 Kumar, Aditya 264 Kumar, Anika 275 Kumar, Thangaver 361 Kundinger, Matt 278 Kung, Bruce 361 Kunihiro, Kim 328 Kuntze, Morgan 222 Kuo, Christina 328 Kuo, Howard 267 Kuo, Kien Yue 259 Kurecka, Chris 269 Kurikesu, David 272 Kurth, Jonah 270 Kurtz, Amy 280 Kurtz, DeeDee 256 Kutman, Ali 361 Kutner, Brigid 3 1 2 Kuwahara, Miyako 259 264, 265 Kowalsky, Marisa 256 Kowluru, Vihhuti 312 Kozak, Allison 269 Kozak, Chris 319 Kozanecki, Sarah 385 Kozeliski, Kathryn 179 Kozian, Lisa 385 Kozloff, Katherine 385 Kraft, Eric 264, 265 Kralik, Holly 385 Kramer, Christopher 385 Kramer, Jaclyn 385 Kramer, Katie 283 Kranz, Karrie 261, 361 Krasilschikova, Sonya 294 Krater, Katherine 262 Kraus, William 319 Krauseneck, Melanie 385 Kreger, Paul 385 Krehnbrink, Bryan 385 Kreiling, Greg 267 By Erica Chernick HONORED for Peace " In a situation currently marked by threats of the use of power, Carter has stood by the principles that conflicts must as far as possible be resolved through mediation and international cooperation based on international law, respect for human rights and economic development. " The five-member Norwegian Nobel Committee issued the above statement on December 10, 2002, and praised former U.S. President Jimmy Carter for his " untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to interna- tional conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development, " which, as the Committee ' s statement underscored, had been consistent and unfaltering for several decades. Carter, the 39th president of the United States, accepted the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway. As the ex-president gratefully accepted the award, he encouraged people to strive toward establishing peace in a world that has become " a more dangerous place. " The 78-year-old was the third U.S. president to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, an award that consisted of a Nobel gold medal and diploma, along with a $1 million cash prize. The Nobel Committee drew attention to Carter ' s tireless efforts to promote peace, health, and human rights since the 1978 signing of the Camp David Accords between Israel and Egypt, as well as to his " decades of work seeking peaceful solutions and promoting social and economic justice. " 432 MlCHIGANENS .IAN Kwang, Tracy 294 Kwapisz, Michael 385 Kwiatkowski, Daniel 385 Kwiatkowski, David 385 Kwiatkowski, Jessica 262 Kwiatkowski, Jillian 319 Kwok, Jessalynn 385 Kwong, Wesley 261, 361 Kyle, Becky 204 L LaBarbera, Cara 304 LaBryer, Allen 267 LaChapelle, Jonathon 385 Laciura, Elizabeth 267 Lackie, Caitlin 283 Laethem, Joanna 280 Lafia, Carmen 310 Lafrairie, Ben 261, 361 LaFrance, John 280 Lago, Kimberly 385 Lago, Patrick 385 Lahtero, Lauren 361 Lai, Cynthia 361 Lai, Wei-Chen 361 Lai, Yuxi 267 Laijai, Justin 254 Laing, Thomas 309 Lake, Amy 264 Lai, Unmesh 294 Lall, Suruchi 208, 294 Lam, David 272 Lam, Derrick 304 Lamb, Paul 299 Lambert, Suzanne 385 Lambos, Tony 256 Lambouths III, Danny 254,385 Lamia, Nina 272 Lance, Audrey 194, 385 Lance, Jeff 204 Lance, Rachel 272 Landau, Mike 355 Lander, Samantha 385 Landry, Peter 301 Lane, Becky 294, 328 Lang, Rachel 264 Lange, Allison 272 Lankiner, Marja 272 Lanning, Daniel 385 Lapin, Jared 299 LaPoulas, Nick 204 Lapp, Marcial 256 Larabell, Thomas 385 Laretz, Adam 301 Larkin, David 267 LaRowe, Kimberly 262 LaRoy, Anna 195 Larson, Elsa 155 Larson, Katie 306 Lasek, Christine 385 Lasher, Mike 280 Lashley, Kate 301 Laskowsky, Patricia 312 Lasky, Allison 253 Lassar, Margaret 385 Latiker, Tiffany 269 Latterner, Daniel 272 Latus, Karen 296 Lau, Brian 226,319 Lau, Jonathon 299 Laurutzen, Steve 299 Lauwardi, Yolanda 275 Lavela, Jasmine 267 Lavery, Brett 256 LaVigne, Joshua 299 LaVire, Erica 252 Law, Alan 299 Lawitzke, Anna 195 Lawless, Benjamin 204 Lawrence, Diana 272 Lawrenchuk, Mike 259 Lax, David 299 Lay, Alexander 264, 265 Lazarides, Alexander 22, 267 Leader, Scott 270 Leago, Michael 301 Leary, Kim 73 Leasure, Sarah 296 Leavitt, Claire 296 Leavitt, Heather 329 Leavitt, Katherine 329 Leb, Alex 256, 355 Lecznar, Kelly 382 Ledebuhr, Kristen 312 Ledesma, Armando 267 Ledger, Erin 361 Ledthe, Allison 280 Lee, Benedict 280 Lee, Brian 283 Lee, Charmbaro 262 Lee, Chiaying 301 Lee, Elliot 299, 301 Lee, Flora 296 Lee, Heyoung 312 Lee, Jennifer 14 Lee, Jiajian 219 Lee, Jonathon 301 Lee, Joseph 272 Lee, Kristine 280 Lee, Mark 294 Lee, Michael 294 Lee, Rondra 272 Lee, Seok-hoon 306 Lee, Shawn 267 Lee, Simon 247 Lee, Soonjae 304 Lee, Stavros 73 Lee, Tim 252 Lee, Yunwen 272 Lees, Amy 120 Leeson, Chole 254 Lefkowitz, Brandon 355 Leguesne, Reimy 272 Lehman, Emily 254 Lehman, Katrina 138 Lehnert, Nick 316 Lei, Howard 267 Lei, PeiYi 361 Leifer, Rachel 259 Leimbach, Lauren 262 Leiterman, Jamie 275 Lemanski, Misia 160 Lemberger, Kara 253 Lempert, Richard 81 Lenhoff, Allison 296 Lenss, David 302 Lent, Mike 259 Lentz, Lauren 270 Leon, Fernando 275 Leonhard, Natalie 272 Leopold, Lizzie 361 Lepri, Jacquelyn 296 Lesko, Kathleen 204 Lessard, Alexis 204 Leung, Donald 299 Leung, Kevin 204 Leutheuser, Kristen 93 LeVasseur, Craig 301 Leveque, Tim 130 Leversee, Sarah 328 Levertt, Lawrence 272 Levey, Jessica 253, 256 Levin, Chiara 309 Levin, Jane Pearl 310 Levin, Jenn 328 Levine, Jesse 253, 355 Levitan, Mira 304 Lewandoski, Andy 270 Lewandowski, Martha 269 Lewer, Timothy 319 Lewin, Marc 57 Lewis, Aaron 267 Lewis, India 275 Lewis, Trafael Tratorin 275 Lewis, Zenia 275 Leyder, Ron 361 LeZotte, Nathan 262 Li, Bradley 219 Li, Cynthia 299 Li, Jessica 204 Li, Tse Ka Carly 310 Li, Xiao 208 Liadis, Elise 294 Liang, Angela 307 Liang, Jessica 296 Liao, Amy 310 Liao, Eric 294 Liao, Pei-ya 310, 387 Licavoli, Matthew 254 Lichtman, Johanna 387 Lickert, Tom 397 Liddle, Courtney 387 Liebenstein, Michael 387 Lieberman, Eve 262 Liebling, Josh 253 Liebman, Kelly 316, 317 Liepa, Arianne 261, 361 Lim, Albert 254 Lim, Kelly 208 Lim, Kevin 264 Lin, Danny Chia-Lee 267 Lin, Gary 253 Lin, Han-Ching 14, 238 Lin, Joyce 195 Lin, Kerin 275 Lin, Michelle 361 Lin, Stephanie 267 Lin, Tseng-Chieh 387 Lincoln, Jacqueline 272 Lind, Adrienne 269 Lind, Anna 299 Lindberg, Casey 387 Lindsey, John Paul II 272 Lindstrom, Esther 280 Ling, Esther 294 Ling, William 269 Ling, Yibo 302 Link, Alex 275 Link, Andrea 14, 238,316 Linkner, Adam 355 Linkner, Ethan 299 Lintemuth, Alan 264, 265 Linton, Denise 272 Lipert, Daniel 269 Lipka, Philip 254 Lipkin, Karen 328 Lipkun, Tan 387 Lipner- Bernstein, Stephan 299 Lipper, Cindy 253 Lipsky, Brett 387 Lipton, Allyson 387 Lister, Emma 53, 57 Litke, Shelby 254 Litt, Cristina 204, 296 Liu, Alex 222 Liu, Chang 270 Liu, David 280 Liu, Derek 294 Liu, Grace 309 Liu.Jodi 272 Liu, Shen 267 Liu, Tom 361 Livny, Miriam 301 Llanes, Angela 330 Llotd, Andrew 283 Lloyd, Jane 283 Lloyd, Lisa 328 Lobenherz, Rebecca 294 Lochirco, Rosalee 226 Locke, Erin 328 Lockin, Matt 136 Lockwood, Katie 272 Lockwood, Stephen 299 Locy, Elizabeth 387 Lodge, John 296 Loeb, Justin 262,355 Loesel, Mark 296 Loewen, Matt 294 Lofgren, Michelle 329 Logan, Benjamin 387 Logan, Ladonna 387 Logan, Rashaad 387 Lonergan, Keith 387 Long, Jon 296 Long, Michael 269 Long, Mike 296 Longest, Kevin 387 Longo, Christopher 306 Loomis, Chelsea 304 Lopetrone, Karen 204 Lopez, Alexis 204 Lopez, Jeremy 254 Lopez, Manuel 262 Lord, Chris 252 Lore, Eric 272 Lorell, Jeff 283 Lorenz, Kathryn 283 Losen, Greta 387 Loughlin, Kate 328 Loui, Alan 318 Louie, Stephanie 269 Love, Ada Coryn 280 Loveland-Cherry, Carol 387 Lovera, Alaina 259 Low, Kari 387 Lowry, Scott 387 Lowthian, Robert D. 226 Loydjohn 219 Lozier, Laura 226 Lu, Dennis 361 Lu, Huy 294 Lu, Lisa 256 Lu, Wendy 278 Lubetsky, Dan 355 Lucero, Joshua 259 Lud, Stephen 252 Ludtke, Shelby 264 Ludwa, Amanda 256 Ludwig, Eric 302 Ludwig, Steve 262 Luedke, Patti 262 Lui, Edward 361 Lukong, Ayiesha 387 Lukos, Jamie 275 Lumpkin, La ' Sheanma 258 Lund, Stephen 387 Lundburg, Kenney 318 Lundy, Michael 387 Lupu, Brianna 184 Luria, Jamie 355 Luria, Rachel 387 Luse, Monique 120, 121,387 Lutkus, Michael 259 Lutz, Daniel 280 Luu, Kim-Anh 254 Luu, Patrick 309 Ly, Phoung 387 Lynam, Charles 259 Lynch, Rebecca 301 Lynch, Sarah 267 Lynch, Sessey 259 Lynch-Sauer, Judith 387 Lyndick, Justin 275 Lynem, Jaclyn 270 Lytle-Holmes, Joseph 256 M Ma, Chunyu 301 Ma, Lennon 219 Ma, Rohan 254 Maben, Rosalyn 361 MacDonald, Evan 307 MacDonald, Jennifer 264 Macdonald, Keith 93 Macer, Matt 252 Macewen, Kathryn 387 MacGuidwin, Tim 267 Maciasz, Megan 261, 361 Maciejewski, Keith 306 MacKenzie, Shannon 151 Mackie, Yumna 310 INDEX 43 3 MacLem,Jay 1 Mav.lv.. d, Megan 195 MacLeod, Regan 204, 387 Maclin, Shavonne 309 MacMillan, Lauren 296 Macnamara, Patrick 283 Macon, Ann Marie 387 MacRae, Patricia 310 Maczka, Greg 204 Maddox, Carrie 325 Maddox, Ross 361 Madigan, David 283 Madonna, Andrew 264 Maeda, Nahoko 310 Magar, Ana 328 Magin, Carrie 259 Mahajan, Nidhi 302 Mahajan, Priya 306 Maher, Kate 14, 238 Maheshwari, Shweta 306 Mahon, Tom 204 Mahoney, Keegan 209 Maier, Sara 254 Mailat, Daniela 387 Main, Robert 267 Mairiang, Dumrong 361 Mait, Brian 390 Maitra, Mona 302 Majeski, Neil 319 Major, Evan 226 Maki, Motoko 390 Makris, Augustus 390 Maksym, Sara 390 Malach, Jeff 254 Maldonado, Bobby 302 Malette, Lizze 328 Malhotra, Umang 310 Malipati, Sunitha 361 Malivwk, Greg 301 Mallick, Ameed 294 Mally, Shane 280 Malo, Stacey 178, 390 Malone, Maggie 43 Maloney, Molly 166, 168 Malosh, Ryan 283 Malott, Luke 302 Malott, Shaena 280 Maltzman, Julie 234 Malusev, Ivana 390 Malzman, Alissa 390 Mambray, Nick 259 Matnmo, Nicole 269 4 J 4M ICHIGANENSIAN Mamns, Sheyomna 269 Mancuso, Christopher 179 Mandell, Rachael 390 Mangano, Angela 299 Mangapora, Mark 304 Manifold, Jackie 328 Mann, Justin 390 Mann, Stephanie 329 Mannek, Elizabeth 255 Manninen, Adam 296 Manning, Noel 299 Mannino, Mike 245, 270 Mantilia, Christine 148 Manuszak, Stephen 283 Marang, Orehemetse 86 Maratea, Kevin 57 Marchelletta, Daniela 262 Marchenia, Nick 275 Marchiel, Bekki 204 Mardegian, Alan 390 Margeson, Katie 259 Margolius, Erica 14, 238, 240 Margraf, Lindsey 316 Marho, Matt 319 Marin, Elizabeth 312 Marin, Stephen 272 Mariola, Melissa 14, 238 Marion, Brian 355 Mark, Rebecca 253 Marks, Christy 304 Marks, Emily 272 Marks, Jessica 283, 328 Marks, Melissa 304 Marks, Nichele 259 Marks, Sara 390 Markyrech, Tiffany 264 Marod, Megan 83 Marquardt, Jennifer 283 Marriott, Ken 302 Marsack, Maryann 269 Marsano, Lisa 253 Marsh, Doug 299, 301 Marsh, Hannah 325 Marsh, Leah 390 Marsh, Marlowe 306 Marsh, Nicholas 261 Marshall, Dara 390 Marshall, Janelle 390 Martay, Steve 307 Martelli, Vita 115 Marten, Laura 366, 390 Martin, Anissa 310 Martin, Caroline 283 Martin, Crystal 390 Martin, Ed 176 Martin, Jason 259 Martin, Jennifer 309 Martin, June 356 Martin, Kreston 299 Martin, Laura 367 Martin, Matt 263, 338 Martin, Matthew 319 Martin, Michael 259 Martin, Steven 262 Martin-Crawford, Kelly 316 Martineau, Jane 143 Martinez, Maricela 262 Martinez, Yvonne 390 Martinez, Zoraida 70, 299 Martins, Aurelie 204 Maruar, Shilpa 256 Marx, Stephanie 294 Masinovic, Alma 267 Mason, Matt 204, 275 Masselink, David 204, 259 Massey, Pat 304 Matherly, James 306 Mathews, Rachel 310 Mathis, Jessica 390 Matney, Laura 280 Matousek, Jennifer 390 Matta, Kristen 14, 238 Matteson, Laura 312 Matthews, Andrew 390 Matthews, Andy 161 Matti, Nicole 208 Mattson, Megan 267 Matz, Danny 253 Maue, Elizabeth 283, 329 Maurer III, Frank 275 Maureu, Adam 275 Maxim, Katherine 390 May, David 304 May, Evelyn Tan Lyn 275 May, Jason 270 May, Lauren 301 May, Renee 390 Mayberry, Donelle 390 Mayer, Alyssa 390 Mayer, Michael 216, 217,390 Mayers, Elizabeth 234, 296 Mayk, Richard 390 Maylee, Jennifer 275 Maynard, Sarah 208, 309 Mayol, Jason 264 Mayville, Meghan 390 Mazhari, Anoosheh 390 Mazur, David 280 Mazur, Kate 299 Mazzaferri, Brian 26 McAfee, Carla 256 McAfee, Lawrence 272 McAllister, Kyle 390 McCaman, Josh 299 McCann, James 296 McCarthy-Brown, Nya 388 McCarty, Elizabeth 294 McCauley, Zakiya 275 McCawley, Trevor 195 McClarren, Ryan 390 McClay, Rob 247 McClees, Jason 26 McClintic, Sarah 269 McCollough, J. Brady 236 McCormack, Andrew 236 McCormick, Jennifer 283, 391 McCrea, Sara 391 McCready, Beth 262 McCubbin, Mark 267 McCune, Paul 262 McCurry, Chris 269 McDaniel, Randall 264, 265 McDonald, Erin 283 McDonald, Masseeha 391 McDonald, Mike 272 McDonough, Thomas 299 McEnhill, Tngibjorg 256 McEntee, Carly 14, 48,238,240,241,391 McEnulty, Tess 361 McEvilly, Scott 302 McEvoy, AnneMarie 234 McGarrity, Ellen 236 McGee, Katherine 259 McGee, Melissa 299 McGeogh, Megan 270 McGloughlin, Brian 391 McGlynn, Kate 262 McGonagle, Allison 269 McGonegal, Maxwell 319 McGraw, Veronica 391 Mclnally, Troy 183, 252 Mclntosh, Mark 307 Mclntyre, Allison 272 Mclntyre, Colin 301 McKeachie, Bill 94 McKee, Kathryn 309 McKee, Kirt 391 McKeever, Erin 262 McKerracher, Jeff 299 McKie, Gina 267 McKimpson, Wendy 306 McKinnon, Ayanna 361 McKnight, Ian 391 McLachlan, Jarrod 361 McLamore, Angela 391 McLandrich, Stephen 391 McLaughlin, Stacey 310 McLean, Antoinette 391 McLean, Echlin 301 McLelland, Scott 280 McLeod, Angela 361 McMullen, Cassandra 278 McNabb, Gabriel 391 McNees, Stephanie 298 McNeight, Neil 391 McNicholas, Erin 328 McPhail, Heather 391 McPherson, Ezella 275 McQuarrie, Andrew 302,318 McQueen, Elizabeth 391 McTaggart, Claire 234, 302 McTaggart, Matthew 302 McTear, Robert 14, 238, 239, 391 McVeigh, Pat 283 Me White, Cardies 256 Md, Mohd Hisham Isa 259 Mead, Joseph 272 Meade, Molly 70 Mecxner, John 234 Medea, Megan 391 Medina, Carmen 391 Medlen, Jeff 301 Meehan, Pat 254 Megally, Patrick 391 Mehney, Julie 304 Mehra, Anjali 304 Mehta, Anker 283 Mehta, Falguni 391 Mehta, Monica 299 Meier, Melissa 391 Meili, Laura 296, 328 Meinhold, Cari 280 Meinzen, Luke 302 Meiselman, Becky 391 Meixner, John 301 Meizlish, Louie 236 Mekaru, Elizabeth 256 Melendez, Hilary 259 Melissinos, Dominique 361 Mellentine, James 226 Mellgren, John 299, 301 Melson, Melissa 296 Meltzer, Mary Ann 234 Meluch, Thomas 278 Melwani, Deepak 254 Memisevic, Ehir 306 Memta, Tanay 294 Mendal, Abraun 256 Mendoza, Maria 391 Menkowitz, Jeremy 60, 391 Menyah, Ewurabena 391 Merchant, Julie 391 Merc ier, James 391 Meredith, Whitney 259 Merfert, Patrick 262 Merrick, Karl 299 Merritt, Lay la 237 Merriweather, Matt 252 Merszei, Michael 283 Mertz, Ryan 280 Meruis, Justin 391 Meservey, Ciatlin 283 Mesfin, Mahlet 391 Mesiwala, Nisreen 361 Messenger, Sarah 391 Messing, Therese 262 Mestemaker II, Paul 219,302 Metcalf, Chase 145 Meter, Nicholas 49 Meteyer, Kyle 34 Metier, Aaron 280 Metzger, Adam 283 Meyer, Courtney 261, 361 Meyer, Keith 272 Meyer, Sarah 269 Meyers, Emily 275 Meyers, Sean 204, 392 Meyers, Shayna 262 Mezuk, Cristina 259 Michael, Rakesh 299 Michaels, Mark 299 Micheel, Lindsey 259 Michel, James 204 Michelotti, Ivy 296 Michigan Assoc. of Comm. Studies 222 Michigan Daily 237 Mickelsen, James 392 Mickiewicz, Carolyn 309 Mickley, Ann 328, 392 Middlekauff, Lisa 262 Middleton, Rob 270 Mielke, Courtney 392 Miemstra, John 269 Migda, Erin 294 Mihalik, Daniel 204 Mika, Peter 264 Mikalich, Stephanie 195 Mikkelsen, Blair 319 Mikoloylizak, Nathan 318 Mikulich, Stephanie 296 Milam, Scott 272 Miles, Jessica 312 Milford, Brett 252 Milford, Meghan 234 Mill, Sarah 217 Millan, Rebecca 392 Miller, Alyssa 256 Miller, Ashley 392 Miller, Brad 283 Miller, Brian 392 Miller, Caroline 253 Miller, Charles 307, 318 Miller, Christopher 392 Miller, Don 204 Miller, Elizabeth 280 Miller, Jason 299, 301 Miller, Jeffrey 302 Miller, Jessica 392 Miller, Joshua 392 Miller, Katie 392 Miller, Lisa 309 Miller, Mia 392 Miller, Michael 280, 302 Miller, Rachel 309 Miller, Robert 195 Miller, Sarah 283 Miller, Stephanie 234 Miller, Talia 46 Miller, Thomas 302 Miller, Tiffany 392 Miller, Tobey 261, 361 Milliken, Jacob 226 Milloway, Matt 272 Mills, Jameson 261 Milne, Ashley 259 Milton, Donald 259 Min, Byung 361 Minkin, Jodi 392 Minkus, Aaron 355 Minnich, Daniel 259 Minning, Brian 392 Minto, Kate 283 Minuth, Michael 259 Minzey, Michael 264 Miranda, Jayne 275 Miretti, Juan 267 Miriani, Rachel 226, 329, 392 Misra, Swarup 392 Misthal, Jennifer 261, 361 Mitchell, Cautney 302 Mitchell, Desiree 267 Mitchell, Matt 278 Mitchell, Sarah 328 Mitchell, Scott 306 Mitchell, Vanessa 269 Mittal, Richa 310 Mittendorf, Laura 259 Mizer, Stephanie 270 Mnodim, Ijeoma 392 Moberg, Eric 301 Moberg, Jennifer 204, 296 Mobley, Mollie 361 Modi, Harshvardhan 294 Moeller, Michael 392 Moeller, Rebekah 194 Moerman, Ben 299 Mogavero, Alexis 392 Mohanty, Sunita 301 Moher.Jeff 301 Moher, Jeffrey 234 Moka, Emeka 272 Mokris, Drew 275 Molehauen-Jaksa, Max 267 Molina, Christopher 392 Momin, Suhael 294 Monahan, Kelly 195 Monahan, Lucas 259 Monash, Kaitlin 269 Moncada, Carlos 302 Mongkolwongrojn, Pacha 259 Moniaci, Kathleen 269 Monk, Ellis Jr. 280 Montasir, Suzi 270 Montei, Katherine 392 Monterosso, Cara 259 Montes, Brittany 296 Montgomery, Beth 302 Montgomery, Jeff 392 Montgomery, Katherine 267 Monti, John 392 LEAD ING Lady at Last By Kara DeBoer Among several other women who con- tinued to demand respect through the profound roles they played, Halle Berry was the first black woman to win the best actress award at the 75th Annual Oscar Awards. Notably, Denzel Wash- ington also picked up the award for best actor. It was the first year in which black actors won both best actress and best actor awards. A tear- ful Berry said as she accepted the award, " This moment is so much bigger than me ... This is for every nameless, faceless woman of color for whom the door has been opened. " Berry won the award for her role in Monster ' s Ball, in which she played the wife of a man facing the death sentence. Later in the year she starred along Pierce Brosnan in the 20th James Bond movie, Die Another Day, and in the sequel to X-Men, X-2. Berry was born in 1968, and began her career as a model. She soon thereafter began acting on TV, and appeared in her first film approximately 1 1 years ago. She has appeared in 20 films since, and is often praised by critics for her on-screen performances. Montilla, Denis 392 Montoya, Al 171, 172 Montroy, Katherine 267 Montz, Kristen 269 Moon, HeeHyul 310 Moon, Hwon 272 Mooney, Monica 361 Mooney, Sarah 269 Moore, Alison 31 Moore, Craig 299 Moore, Erin 138 Moore, Jason 283 Moore, Julie 328 Moore, Kelly 392 Moore, Lisa 278, 392 Moore, Timothy 304 Moradfar, Josh 355 Moradfar, Joshua 262 Morales, Sarah 309 Moran, Emily 310 Moran, Jennifer 392 Morant, Sameka 269 Morante, Elizabeth 270 More, Jonathan 392 Morello, Rebecca 307 Moreno, Isabel 256 At the premiere of the James Bond film Die Another Day, Halle Berry and Pierce Brosnan celebrate the opening of their first film together. The premiere was held at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Nov. 18. AP photo INHEX 43 5 Moicuo, Mart 204 ;ustin 319, Morgan, Kevin 230 Morgan, Laura 272 Morgan, Lindsey 328 Morley, David 299, 301 Morman, Travis 283 Morom, Ackian 270 Moron, Adrian 70 Morris, Andrew 262 Morris, Edward 296 Morris, Michelle 280 Morrison, Andrea 234 Morrison, Brian 204 Morrow, Christopher 307 Morse, Stephanie 394 Mosberg, Robin 394 Moser, Carol 253 Moshenko, Jacob 264, 265 Mosley, Douglass 302 Moss, Joy 394 Mossman, Lindsey 253 Mosurak, Lee 294 Mota, Abel 262 Motelson, Keith 296 Motley, Erica 394 Motycka, Nicole 135 Moundros, Nicole 259 Moy, Kathleen 394 Mrak, Steve 275 Mroch, Michael 270 Mrozinski, Joe 269 Muchortow, Melanie 309 Muhoa, Anna 280 Muir, Robin 272 Muiter, Amanda 394 Muka, Tony 222 Mulgaokar, Neeta 394 Mull, Patrick 275 Mullally, Fionn 296 Mullapudi, Gayatri 254 Mullen, Erica 304 Mullen, Joseph 275 Muller, Taran 269 Mullins, Keith 283 Mullins, Sherita 394 Mulvihill, Maureen 394 Munaco, Anthony 394 Munday, Suzanne 204 Mundinger, Kierste 366, 394 Munoz, Mario 394 Munoz, Maura 394 Muransky, Eddie 252 Murbach, Dana 394 Murow, Rebecca 256 Murphy, Bridget 267 Murphy, Colleen 394 Murphy, Emily 329 Murphy, Lindsay 204, 234 Murphy, Molly 394 Murphy, Ron 278 Murphy, Rose 204, 302 Murphy, Sarah 394 Murray, Chris 394 Murray, Joel 261, 361 Murray, Julie 328 Murray, Laura 267 Murray, Stephanie 394 Murrry, Craig 309 Murthy, Shilpa 294 Musinski, Laura 283 Muskovin, Jamie 275 Mutlu, Dilber 262 Mutrynowski, Eric 283 Mutyala, Anu 318 Myers, Alex 283 Myers, Elisa 325 Myers, John 226 Myers, Kate 394 Myers, Monica 316 Myers, Patrick 259 Myrick, Andrew 267 N Nabar, Nihar 262 Naber, Jason 275 Nacier, Rodney 294 Nadler, Christa 361 Nadler, Sarah 394 Nadzam, John 204 Nagel, Zac 259 Nager, Jesse 230 Naghash, Yasmin 301 Nagle, Alex 302 Nagle, David 280 Nagrant, Anne 394 Naik, Sharat 396 Najjar, Claudine 394 Napaporn, Nattavut 361 Narrayan, Ganesh 280 Narsai, Sheetal 153 Narther, Holly 254 Narvla, Inder 226 Narwani, Gunjan 261,361 Nash, Graham 63 Nash, Lyndsay 328 Nash, Philip 252 Nassar, Rula 208, 294 Nathan, Rachel 269 Navarasala, Prasanth 275 Navarre, John 186, 188, 189 Navarro, Matt 280 Nayler, Lindsay 309 Nazem, Sarra 304 Neal, Adriana 361 Near, Aimee 280 Nearing, Meagan 394 Needham, Tara 325 Neffjon 14,41,238 Neff, Jonathon 307 Neilson, Elizabeth 262 Neilson, Jens 262 Neiman, Leigh 394 Nelson, Alrick 280 Nelson, Angela 275 Nelson, Dean 394 Nelson, Jessica 310 Nelson, Lindsey 294 Nelson, Matthew 269, 270 Nelson, Michelle 22, 304 Nelson, Peri 312, 394 Nelson, Ronald 394 Nematzadeh, Justin 319 Nemer, Michael 304 Neo, Huiyan 264 Nestor, Bethany 301 Nestorovic, Mara 309 Netter, Brian 394 Neubauer, Karin 301 Neumann, Jeff 270 Newell, Stephanie 296 Newman, Ann 394 Newman, Darth 301 Newman, Leah 269 Newmark, Jordan 310 Newstadt, Kim 309 Newvine, Jamie 310, 325 Ng, Andy 219 Ng, Jackelyn 306 Ng, James 259 Ng, Kelvin 267 Ng, Tanny 310 Ngul, Cuong 275 Nguyen, Dmitiri 261 Nguyen, Hanh 262 Nguyen, Kevin 283 Nguyen, Khoi 262 Nguyen, Nghiem 309 Nguyen, Nhu 208 Nguyen, Oanh 234 Nguyen, Thien 294 Nham, William 256 Nicewander, Heidi 275 Nicholas, Stephanie 259 Nichols, David 161 Nichols, Sarah 256 Nickerson, Kyle 280 Nicolussi, Tina 267 Niebrugge, Sam 394 Niegsch, Michael 309 Niemann, Corissa 304 Niemiec, Jeff 309 Nievo, Mike 275 Niewiadomski, Joseph 318 Nikkjla, Corwyn 319 Nimphie, Katie 329 Nintcheff, Kristen 394 Nisch, Meghan 253 Nish, Caitlin 394 Nisonger, Christina 294 Nisson, Michael 296 Nix, Jamie 179 Nizrinkle, P. 318 Noble, Ashley 299 Nolan, Nikolai 296 Noorbakhsh, Laura 272 Noppe, Alex 361 Nord, Aaron 270 Norris, John 309 Norris, Laura 280 Norris, Lindsay 14, 238,316 Norstrom, Tyler 394 Northrup, Joe 309 Norweb, Jennifer 304 N otter, James 394 Novak, Heath 204 Nowacki, Emma 304 Nowak, Ashley 261, 361 Nowak, Brian 394 Nowak, Hillary 299 Nshom, Montsine 296 Nu, Sigma 321 Nunez, Gilbert 262 Nunn, Kristina 259 Nussell, Laura 236, 394 Nutt, Erin 310 Nwachukuv, Nkechinyelu 304 Nwachukwu, Chioma 217 Nwankwo, Chime 18 Nwankwo, Chizzy 310 Nwankwo, Onyeka 262 Nwoso, Chinwe 361 Nyenhuis, Chris 262 Nyenhuis, Jodie 394 Nystrom, Eric 171 o O ' Brien, Daniel 280 O ' Brien, Eileen 264 O ' Brien, Jen 234, 267 O ' Brien, Sarah 309 O ' Bryan, Lauren 301 O ' Conner, Joseph Jr. 302 O ' Connor, Alexis 394 O ' Dell, Erin 253 O ' Dell, Kala 261, 361 O ' Donnell, Dennis 304 O ' Donnell, Emily 309 O ' Grady, Ryan 269 O ' Malley, Molly 264 O ' Neill, Michael 299 O ' Neill, Terence 264, 265 O ' Niel, Philip 309 O ' Shaughnessy, Catherine 272 O ' Shea, Collen 262 Oak, Nikhil 301 Oates, Daniel 120 Obelnicki, Frank 280 Oberholtzer, Jessica 361 Oberman, Suzanne 394 Obser, Katharina 301 Ocasio, Arlene 309 Ochoa, Laura 309 Ochos, Laurn 208 Ocobock, Cara 280 Odigie, Mathew 270 Oeming, Annie 52 Ogihara, Mari 394 Oh, Alice 310 Oh, Priscilla 312 Ohata, Ayako 301 Ohman, Kiely 310 Ohrin, David 254 Okafo, Chibuzo 262 Okuniewski, Steve 204 Olander, James 280, 354 Oldakowski, Tom 394 Olds, Zach 309 Oles, Gena 328 Olin, Laura 160 Olive, Alexis 309 Oliver, Chalana 394 Oliver, Ross 87 Oliverio, Danielle 394 Ollinger, David 270 Olsen, Oliver 302 Olson, Lindsey 256 204 Onelio, Laura 299 Ong, Catherine 394 Ong, Harry 394 Ong, Jennifer 304 Ong, Meilina 394 Ong, Reuben 294 Oosse, Hillary 394 Opdyke, Scott 283 Opong-Owusu, BJ 264 Oppenheimer, Dalia 394 Ora, Matt 264 Orcutt, David 267 Ordower, Jaime 256 Orizondo, Carissa 309 Orlowski, Nick 270 Orlowski, Rachel 253 Orpett, Natalie 301 Orr, Kevin 354 Ortmeyer, Jed 1 70 Orweller, David 270 Osborn, Sarah 269 Oschold, Brittany 272 Oselka, Kelly 329 Oshanski, Nicole 329 Osisanya, Victor 86 Osorio, Rosalva 267 Oster, Kurt 302 Osterberger, Monica 329, 394 Osterman, Elan 262 Osterman, Lonny 355 Ostrander, Michael 302 Ostreicher, Dave 115 Ostron, Jason 253 Ostrowski, John 180 Ostrowski, Michael 309 Osuoha, Chiamaka 270 Osuoha, Chinenye 270 Oswald, Heather 282 Oswald, Stacy 256 Ott, Olivia 319 Ottinger, Kristen 394 Otto, Heather 299 Ouellet, Elizabeth 301 Overholser, Cindy 394 Oxenbury, Benjamin 394 Oyler, Catalina 278 Ozar, Rachel 309 Pacifico, Jessica 254 Pacynski, Steve 283 Padala, Lisa 394 Padmanaban, Mahesh 259 Padmanabhan, Prashant 262 436 MlCHIGANENSIAN Pagam, Elisa 328 Pagan, Kahlilah 267 Page, Erin 394 Pagliere, Alex 304 Pahetta, Mike 226 Faille, Rybae 261 Pak, Tiffany 262 Palanca, Ariel 204 Palen, Brock 283 Palen, Mededith 310 Palko, Michael 319 Palmer, Carly 310 Palmer, Louise 269 Palmerlee, Rob 306 Palmieri, Jaqueline 283 Pancratz, Niki 195, 325 Pandian, Prashanth 267 Pandit, Abhaya 262 Pandoff, Craig 306 Paneda, Maria 280 Pang, Crystal 394 Pang, Shu Ming 394 Pangrazzi, Mark 304 Panyard, Bethany 262,329 Papazian, Kathleen 204 Pape, Katherine 329 Paper, Brett 302 Papke, Hans 35 Pappas, Andrea 217, 394 Paquette, Lyndsey 394 Paradine, Amie 294 Parambi, Divya 312 Pargament, Jon 256 Parikm, Malan 204 Paris, Kristi 262 Parish, Jennifer 361 Park, Andrew 270 Park, Edward 204 Park, Hye-Young 256 Park, Jaehyun 394 Park, Paul 280 Park, SoYeun 312 Park, Sunny 296 Park, Yoonyoung 398 Park, Yun Sang 46 Parker, Andrea 143 Parker, Jeffrey 270 Parker, Jennifer 208 Parmar, Anjanee 269 Parmar, Sweena 310 Paroby, Becky 328 Parris-Balogun, Sara 299 Parsh, Nate 319 Parsons, Ashley 398 Parsons, Christy 302 Parsons, Karen 398 Parsons, Neal 264, 265 Partridge, Joy 278 Parzuchowski, Conan 150 Pasch, Emily 299 Pasha, Abdur Rahman 278 Passen, Kasey 398 Patel, Amy 306 Patel, Beejal 299 Patel, Chirag 264, 265 Patel, Deepa 208 Patel, Jessica 309 Patel, Jighnesa 361 Patel, Kinnery 269 Patel, Komal 361 Patel, Mona 118 Patel, Monika 226 Patel, Neil 283 Patel, Payal 208 Patel, Sheel 301 Patel, Veeral 272 Paterson, Lindsey 267 Patillo, Mary 262 Patrick, Cory 259 Patrick, Kelly 398 Patterson, Emily 312 Patterson, Ryan 262 Patton, Leslie 301 Pauglianiti, Vincent 302 Paul, Ari 236 Paul, Daniel 309 Paul, Mary 306 Paul, Samantha 398 Pauler, Jenny E. 398 Pavith, Maulik 309 Pavle, Kristen 310 Pavlovics, Elynnor 262 Pawlik, Rebecca 329, 398 Payel, Krishan 254 Payne, Crystal 299 Payne, Frank 236 Paz, Monica 398 Pearce, Allan 398 Pearlman, Aaron 278 Pearson, Brian 270 Pearson, Kristen 299 Pearson, Michael 226, 398 Pearson, Mike 208 Peck, Andrew 270 Pecoraro, Jamie 269 Peddie, Bethany 294 Peden, Emily 310 Peinado, Andrea 346, 347 Peitz, Tristan 307 Pekarek, David 264, 265 Pelavin, Ryan 283 Pelino, Emily 153 Peng, Li-Huan 262 Penisten, Janelle 309 Penn, Ashley 252 Pennington, Keith 309 Penrice, Melissa 398 Pensler, Margaret 398 Peoples, Chris 354 Peppard, Stephanie 328 Pepper, Ellen 283 Pereira, Kevin 262 Pereira, Mike 204 Pereisa, Kevin 204 Perez, Stacie 259 Perout, David 307 Perpich, Chris 226 Perrell, Elizabeth 270 Perrin, Scott 283 Perry, Chris 182, 191 Perry, Christopher 280 Persin, Stephanie 234, 253 Person, Joe 262 Perun, Jackie 280 Peschel, Curtis 398 Peskonitz, Zac 236 Pestka, Karl 272 Peszek, Greg 204 Petaum, Katharine 269 Peterbark, Fred 264 Peterman, Kevin 264 Peters, Andrew 301 Peterson, Brian 264, 275 Peterson, David 280 Peterson, Eric 278 Peterson, Jason 398 Peterson, Laura 299 Peterson, Lauren 272 Peterson, Sarah 294 Petrash, Lauren 234 Petredean, Barbara 275 Petres, Heather 328 Petro, Anne 275 Petrovich, Goran 219,306 Petrus, Jessica 256 Petruzelli, Dominic 282 Pettway, Isaiah 272 Pettypiece, Erin 280 Pflaum, Katharine 208 Phan, Nha 272 Phan, Nhi 280 Phatak, Prasad 398 Phebus, Amanda Star 398 Phillips, Ashley 272 Phillips, Hollyn 261, 361 Phillips, Jeffrey 398 Phillips, Michael 226 Phillips, Shannon 256 Phillips, Tenia 269 Phinizy, Pelton 296 Phos, Paris 195 Phu, Jenny Yee 398 Phung, Alex 283 Pianko, Matthew 267 Piazza, Eric 253 Picciotto, Erika 195 Pickens, Andrew 262 Pieknik, Andrew 299 Pienton, Elizabeth 262 Pierce, Christine 398 Pierson, Christopher 294 Pike, Jenny 328 Pilarski, Magdalena 398 Pilja, Mark 142 Pinkard, Ashley 304 Pinkney, David 226 Piontkowsky, Christina 259 Piotrowski, Michael 299 Pirok, Christopher 398 Pitchford, Ben 270 Pitchford, Edward 283 Fitter, Renee 269 Pitts, Meagan 398 Plant, John 306 Plaushines, Kim 137 Pleisch, Niklaus 398 Plichta, Jonathan 283 Pliska, Zach 262 Plocki, Beverly 151 Plotkowski, Melissa 14, 238 Plumb, Chris 283 Pocsatko, Natascha 398 Podolyako, Ilya 262 Poirier, Gary 267 Polanic, Katie 302 Polivka, Lauren 398 Pollack, Evan 259, 398 Polyacherko, Yuliya 269 Polyne, Natassia 309 Poon, Alan 306 Poonawalla, Abid 254 Pope, Andrea 307 Poprawa, Suzanne 264 Porwal, Autul 217 Potchynok, Kristin 398 Potter, Elizabeth 296 Potter, Sarah 269 Potts, Carrie 204 Poulos, Jonathon 296 Powell, Adam 264 Powell, Carla 267 Powell, Jordan 51 Powell, Lee Jr. 272 Power, Julia 204 Powers, Erik 7 1 Powers, Jamie 309 Powers, Molly 169 Pozolo, Elizabeth 299 Pratt, Nikki 328 Pratzel, Jordan 208, 398 Preblich, Jennifer 398 Precht, Robert 259 Presberg, Jamie 256 Press, Jared 262 Pressel, Aaron 355 Pressprich, Sarah 310 Preston, David 264 Price, Antoinette 310 Price, Bradley 399 Price, Chris 399 Price, James 301 Priest, Gary 361 Prill, Nate 318 Proctors, Stephen 3 1 , 126, 255 Proux, Lauren 14, 41,238,240,306 Provost, Lorene 399 Prudden, Curt 399 Prutcha, Jessica 236 Prybyk, Derek 301 Pryor, Chad 280 Przeklas, Lynne 259 Przybysz, Ryan 299 Pullukat, Roy 294 Pulse, Keesha 253 Pultusker, Rachel 272 Punches, Alexis 399 Purifoy III, Osborne 272 Purucker, Lonneke 310 Putchakayala, Krishna 307 Purcell, Ryan 306 Putney, Heather 361 Putvin, Jennifer 14, 238 Q Qian, Yiping 262 Qnijano, Jonathan 264 Quan, Christine 259 Quasius, Marie 399 Queenin, Christopher 301 Queram, Kate 329 Quesnelle, Andrew 399 Quijano, Andres 254 Quinn, Fritz Quinn, Micahel 270 Quinn, Mike 226 Quraeshi, Samir 278 R Ra, Hugh 256 Rabinowistz, Erica 253 Racusin, Judith 399 Radakovich, Mike 262 Rademacher, Debbie 147 Radetsky, Alex 296 Rafatjah, Soyona 280 Raghavan, Ramya 262 Rahea, Kunjal 275 Rahimy, Ehsan 299 Rahnama, Sahand 301 Rai, Harpreet 264 Rajala, Eric 14, 238, 399 Rakitin, Ella 399 Ramanathan, Kedhar 294 Ramaprakash, Hemanth 267 Ramchandani, Ravi 254 Ramesh, Sailakshmi 262 Ramey, Michael 264 Ramlow, Susan 399 Ramos, Francisco 262 Ramsey, Ericha 328 Ramsey, Franchesca 267 Ramsey, Rebecca 236 Randall, Areeal 310 Randazzo, Joel 306 Randolph, Barrett 275 Rangarajan, Krishna 261,361 Rangen, Courtney 399 Rankin, Kathryn 269 Rao, Bharat 254 Rapoff, David 259 Rapp, Jeff 254, 354 Rapson, Seneca 267 Rashid, Ahmir 270 Rasland, Katie 254 Rasmussen, Jessica 399 Ratcliffe, Thomas 318 Ratner, Alan 355 Rattner, Ben 204 Rauch, John 299 Rauch, Suzanne 226 Raupp, Jennifer 262 Ravindran, Lath;? 226 Rawat, Neeraj 299 Ray, Elise 1 5 1 INDEX 43 7 Sniper suspect John Allen Muhamrned is taken into custody early morning on October 24. He was found sleeping in a car at a Maryland rest stop. AP photo HIDDEN Ray, Neil 301 Raymond, Joesph 280 Raymond, Meredith 399 Rea, Derek 270 Read, Jeremy 355 Reagan, Daniel 399 Reams, Niki 162 Reasey, Rebecca 304 Reaume, Melissa 254 Rector, Emily 294 Reddy, Lalit 296 Reddy, Srishti 204, 296 Reddy, Tara 269 Reddy, Vikas 267 Redmon, Matthew 283 Redmond, Rachel 256 Redstone, Catly 254 Reece, Heidi 399 Reed, Harlena 85 Reed, Jennifer 361 Reed, Keith 272 Reed, Yevette 399 Reedus, Chantel 1 38 Reese, Ramone 361 Reese, William 307 Regen, Erin 264 Reger, Brian 319 Reiche, Brian 264 Reichert, Mark 280 Reid, Jeremy 278 Reid, Kathryn 278, 329 Reid, Keith 304 Reid, Vanessa 302 Reilly, Eric 270 Reines, Alison 1 1 5 Reisman, Mitchell 399 Reisman, Natalie 267 Reister, Ann 310 Reister, Scott 283 Reitzes, Jackie 399 Rekowski, Greg 306 Rembowicz, Mathew 280 Remenas, Annmarie 304 Remias, David 399 Remick, Jaclyn 312 Remolona, Aaron 259 Renard, Brian 294 Reske, Kelly 399 Resnick, David 253 Restivo, James 226 Restum, Shadia 283 Rettic, Victor 296 Retzbach, Eric 399 Revelson, Paige 267 Reynolds, Marianna 195, 309 Rezmovic, Jeff 355 Rheingans, Carrie 280 Rheinheimer, Mary 296 Rhodes, Darnika 399 Rhyu, John 304 Rice, Jared 399 Rice, Lauren 261, 361 Rich, Jeffrey 399 Richard, Adam 304 Richard, Tom 269 Richards, Alison 262 Richards, Danielle 262 Richards, Deborah 301 Richards, Leah 399 Richardson, Alison 329 Richardson, Brian 399 Richardson, Jeff 278 Richardson, Katie 304 Richardson, Rukiya 399 Richardson, Sarah 299 Richars, Brian 204 Richman, Blair 312 Richmond, Danny 172, 173 Richter, Liliana 222 Richter, Stefan 299 Riddle, Lee 299 Ridenour, Amy 272 Ridley, Bethena 399 Riegle, Zach 70, 272 Riesser, Adriane 261, 361 Riethmiller, Kirsten 399 Riggs, Mary 1 17, 204,217 Riley, Kate 255 Riley, Lori 402 Riley, Marvin 226 Riley, Robert 204 Rind, Ariv 270 Ringnalda, Marcus 264 Rinker, Melissa 299 Risley, David 259 Ritt, Megan 296 Ritter, Brian 267 ByEricRajala The constant haunting of a serial sniper terrorized Washington, D.C. area residents in October. Striking suddenly and without reason, the shooter preyed on seven civilians of varying age, gender, and race in less than a two-day span, killing six and wounding one. Before being apprehended, the ' D.C. Sniper ' claimed thirteen victims, three of whom survived their gunshots. A massive police and FBI search finally produced two su spects, found sleeping at a rest station in Maryland more than three weeks after their first shooting. The car, a blue Chevrolet Caprice, was the key identifier as well as only substantial description of a duo that wandered through Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia, flaunting their seeming invisibility. The two suspects apprehended were John Allen Muhammad, 42, and John Malvo, 17. They left an indelible impression on the mindsets of residents who were forced to change their lifestyle for an unseen threat. Ritter, Brittany 309 Riuera, Joey 301 Rivero, Elda 310 Ro, Brian 302 Roa, Lilian A. 318 Roach, Melissa 43, 234 Robbins, Erika 217 Robbins, Erin 226 Robbins, Jared 302 Robbins, Rachel 361 Roberts, Jason 236 Robertson, Anthony 301 Robertson, Jarrod 259 Robertson, Jeanine 269 Robertson, Kelly 302 Robertson, Sara 304 Robin, Dan 262 Robins, Jessica 253 Robinson, Abbey 259 Robinson, Ben 272 Robinson, Celeste 272 Robinson, Emily 195 Robinson, Joe 318 Robinson, Ruby 256 Robison, Brett 270 Rocha, Amalia 259, 328 Rockenbach, Phillip 283 Rodehorst, Michael 264 Rodgers, Phil 304 Rodrigues, Francis 204 Rodriguez, Julio 256 Rodriguez, Terhiana 312 Rodzik, Mary 259 Roeder, Eric 402 Roeder, Kathryn 294 Roeder, Mary 270 Roehling, Kristin 402 Roemensky, Mike 172 Roersma, Nathan 309 Rogers, Chris 354 Rogers, Peter 309 Rogers, Roxi 280 Rohrer, Ruth 329 Rohrig, Josh 267 Rojas, Javier 264 Rolfe, Russell 275 Rolka, Emily 269 Rollinger, Samantha 402 438 MR :HKIANI-;NSIAN Rollins, Michael 272 Roman, Anthony 304 Romanik, Ryan 195 Romano, Michael 269 Romanoff, Alexis 256 Rondel, Cassandra 262 Rones, Stacy 256 Roney, Kathleen 301 Rong, Russell 264 Rooks, Julie 402 Rooney, Gahrielle 309 Rooney, Megan 402 Roper, Kyre 304 Resales, Matt 302 Roschek, Emily 402 Rose, Jessica 166, 167, 168,246 Rose, Monica 328, 402 Rose, Stephanie 267 Roseberg, Brian 402 Rosebloom, Robin 253 Roselander, Jason 49 Rosen, Catherine 256 Rosen, Emily 254 Rosen, Marc 138, 402 Rosenbaum, Abby 402 Rosenberg, Eric 296 Rosenberg, Jody 151 Rosenberg, Kate 253 Rosenberg, Lauren 402 Rosenbkem, Daniel 253 Rosenthal, Matt 304 Rosenwasser, Brad 275 Roshangar, Kieth 244, 245 Rosher, David 280 Roskamp, Andrew 299 Roslund, Jeff 280 Rosman, Jamie 253 Ross, Bradley 302 Ross, Eric 402 Ross, Heather 269 Ross, Jason 294 Ross, Marissa 256 Ross, Will 259, 307 Rosser, Crystal 402 Roth, Amy 402 Roth, Michael 283 Rothfuss, Neal 236 Rothman, Dana 262 Rothstein, Mark 165 Rothstien, Caitlin 402 Rotramel, Julie 269 Rottenberg, Adam 275 Roubal, Jessica 283 Row, Magali Paddle 361 Rowe, Abbi 181 Rowe, Chanel 402 Rowley, Courtney 283 Royalty, Sarah 204 Rozewski, Stephen 402 Rozycki, Rachael 264 Ruanslaul, Thales 270 Rubin, Adam 262, 402 Rubin, Anna 234 Rubin, Erika 151, 402 Rubin, Lindsay 310 Rubin, Rebecca 402 Ruby, Laura 329 Rudawski, Nicholas 272 Ruden, Noah 304 Rudin, Michael 254 Rudolph, Kara 304 Rueber, Lauren 347 Rufuku, Nicole 86 Ruggirello, Michelle 254 Ruggles, Matthew 272 Ruiz, Michael 280 Rule, Heather 312 Rumishek, Dan 186 Runstrom, Melissa 275 Rupinski, Anthony 272 Rupprecht, Matt 280 Rusek, David 402 Ruselowski, Drew 264, 265 Russell, Aaron 280 Russell, Annisha 269 Russell, Jennifer 402 Russell, Rondi 204 Russo, Kevin 309 Rutenberg, Michal 270 Rutherford, Leanne 137 Ruthizer, Alexander 402 Rutkowski, Alex 262 Rutkowski, Beth 309 Rutledge, Lauren 14, 238,240,241,402 Rutledge, Nick 306, 311 Ruzzin, Corey 318 Ryals, Calli 149,151 Ryan, Aidan 280 Ryan, Heather 402 Ryan, Jared 319, 350 Ryan, Katie 143 Ryckman, Brian 330 Ryder, Anne 259 Rysiewski, Kevin 309 Ryu, Jessica 402 Rzeszutek, Kristen 253 Saad, Fayrouz 310 Saad, Hanna 272 Saari, Kristen 402 Sabes, liana 328 Sabic, Adnan 304 Sachs, Jessica 299 Sack, Bryan 355 Sackeyfio, Cecile 280 Sadowska, Katarzyna 329 Sadowska, Katie 312 Sagady, Amie 402 Sagini, Eileen 84 Sagne, Kristen 259 Sahn, Benjamin 402 Sahn, Jennifer 403 Sailor, Ericka 361 St. Charles, Jordan 267 St. John, Pam 184 St. Louis, Anne 275 Saito, Aaron 14, 238, 239, 247, 403 Salah, Maher 403 Salata, Emilie 309 Salazar, Rey 217 Salciccioli, Nicolas 270 Salkin, Leon 403 Salomon, Adam 403 Saltsman, David 301 Sainarasinha, Samantha 295 Samlin, David 256 Sammut, Brandon 296 Sammut, Christina 275 Samples, Mike 269 Sampselle, Carolyn 403 Sampson, Kimberly 355 Sanada, Tamina 269 Sanborn, Holly 403 Sanch, Jennifer 312 Sanchez, Anabella 264 Sanchez, Jeff 302 Sanchez, Michelle 259 Sancho, Wadia 361 Sanders, Douglas 403 Sanders, James 306 Sanderson, Tracy 280 Sandier, Jesse 280 Sandok, Tim 318 Sandoval, Steve 270 Sann, Elisabeth 361 Santilli, Andrea 275 Santo, Michael 259 Santoro, Dayna 403 Santos, Christian 272 SAPAC 194 Sapega, Lauren Anne 403 Sapp, Andrew 161 Sappington, Kelly 318,355 Sarb, Michele 86, 259 Saremi, Desiree 262 Sarli, Adam 222 Sarma, Bidish 217 Sarr, Brianna 403 Sassi, Anthony 3 1 9 Sastra, Yolanda Djaja 312 Satala, Kristen 309 Sathe, Amul 256 Sathe, Valerie 403 Satousky, Ryan 254 Satyanarayana, Ajith 403 Saunders, Diana 269 Sause, Anne 237 Savage, Brittany 361 Saw, Cynthia 280 Sawalka, Dipti 312 Sawyer, Haley 234 Saxena, Shefahi 254 Saxon, Tarah 403 Saylor, Christopher 267 Scafidi, Sommer 226 Scahill, Carly 328 Scarlett, Leslie 195 Scatamacchia, John 319 Scavezze, Kevin 267 Schaar, Matthew 403 Schabinger, Rob 299 Schad, Julia 403 Schaeffer, William 254 Schafer, Jay 366 Schafer, John 403 Schafer, Sara 195 Schaffer, Karla 208 Schaich, Kimberly 14, 2 38, 303, 403 Schaldenbrand, Tracy 328 Schall, Marisa 256 Schallman, Michael 254 Schanne, Kathleen 403 Schanne, Scott 302 Scharg, Ari 355 Schatrick, Michael 283 Schatther, Craig 294 Scheer, Heather 403 Scheldt, Andrew 309 Schenk, Elizabeth 280 Scher, Nicole 403 Schey, Jamie 403 Schier, Heather 267 Schiffmann, Carole 283 Schiller, Jon 302 Schleh, Lauren 264, 319 Schleifer, Jason 296 Schlesinger, Adam 309 Schlicht, Jennifer 267 Schlichting, Eric 283 Schlonsky, Derek 204 Schloss, Rachel 262 Schmeck, Jessica 272 Schmidt, Erica 226 Schmidt, Lauren 204 Schmidt, Mike 302 Schmidt, Stephanie 226 Schmucker, Amy 304 Schmude, Mark 403 Schneider, Jaime 403 Schneider, Josh 280 Schneider, Mark 51 Schneidkraut, Marc 318 Schock, Monica 132 Schoen, James 296 Schoeps, Nick 204, 262 Schoeu, James 219 Schonholz, Stephanie 403 Schoomaker, Brandon 270 Schoor, Josh 259 Schostak, Lindsey 253 Schrader, Jordan 236 Schramm, Chaim 301 Schramski, Joe 283 Schrauben, Joel 278 Schreiber, Claire 275 Schreiber, Sarah 246 Schreurs, Joe 261 Schriever, Kim 246 Schroder, Mike 275 Schroeder, Bethany 301 Schroeder, Christy 204 Schuelke, Theresa 269- Schultz, Jacqueline 283, 329 Schultz, John 264, 265 Schultz, Montana 309 Schultz, Tyler 275 Schulwitz, Lora 403 Schurman, Haley 361 Schuster, Kyle 272 Schwadron, Joshua 403 Schwagle, Kellie 319 Schwankl, Dorothy 272 Schwartz, Allison 310 Schwartz, Amy 403 Schwartz, Andrew 280, 355 Schwartz, Brent 204 Schwartz, Geoffrey 403 Schwartz, Greg 406 Schwartz, Jon 406, 419 Schwartz, Kathryn 280 Schwartz, Laura 294 Schwartz, Lauren 325 Schweitzer, Jenna 254 Scinto, Julia 253 Sclaroff, Lindsey 254 Scott, Delilah 262 Scott, Eirwen 262 Scott, John 406 Scott, Lindsey 236 Scott, Stewart 302, 354 Seagle, Olivia 307 Seaman, Scott 294 Seamans, Sara 253 Sears, Ron 283 Seaton, Andrew 252 Sedano, Malcolm 275 Sedon, Melinda 283 Sedrowsi, Adam 304 Seely, Michael 270 Segal, Richard 280 Segall, Leah 301 Segerlind, Sarah 299 Seherr, Norman 262 Sehgal, Shaurya 254 Seibert, Dustin 264 Seiblel, Amanda 325 Seidel, Seth 278 Seiki, Stephanie 204, 406 Selbyjamila 310 Selinsky, Steve 280 Selvarathenam, Muthukumaran 2 ' M Senapti, Devesh 254 Seneca, Noah 306 Senger, Carolyn 310 INDEX 43 9 Shreya 294 Sepulveda, Paola 304 Sepura, Carl 264, 265 Seradzky, Jessica 406 Serbowicz, Sheryl 262 Serilla, Scott 236 Serra, Tiffany 406 Serrate, Christina 310 Seskevics, Abby 304 Seth, Kabir 208 Seth, Karan 254 Setter, Michael 294 Sewell, Ashleigh 310 Seyferth, Lindsey 361 Seyler, Steven 259 Seymour, Joe 355 Seymour, Patrick 294 Shah, Airut 204 Shah, Ami 406 Shah, Kavita 272 Shah, Laxmi 280 Shah, Mitali 280 Shah, Nima 294 Shah, Ricken 262 Shah, Samir 309 Shah, Sapna 270 Shah, Seema 309 Shah, Shaili 361 Shah, Virag 302 Shaheen, Nick 319 Shaikh, Kashif 301 Shain, Bryant 219 Shamwell, Carmen 406 Shan, Hui 310 Shanahan, Jessica 275 Shankar, Chandrashekar 295 Shannon, James 256 Shannon, Patrick 406 Shanti, Noah 299 Shao, Shengnan 296 Shapiro, Cynthia 361 Shapiro, Sheri 195 Shapiro, Victoria 275 Shapiro, Zac 256 Shapland, Ross 262 Shargabian, Sandra 234, 309 Sharkey, Jen 262 Sharma, Akhil 296 Sharma, Ratnesh 406 Sharma, Sonia 280 Sharp, Alexis 312, 406 Sharp, Robert 36 Sharries, Sultan 309 Shatzman, Jessica 208, 307 Shauiathmadan, Nagmeh 355 ' Natalie 307 Shavers, James 406 Shaw, Brandon 261, 361 Shaw, Clarerinda 309 Shaw, Cole 204, 264 Shaw, Jeremy 262 Shaw, Ryan 267, 361 Shea, Stanley 361 Shears, Steven 267 Sheen, Aaron 294 Sheffield, Raphael 259 Sheffield, Ryan 259 Shehadi, James 406 Sheikh, Najia 311, 361,406 Shein, Jed 254 Shell, Marcel 406 Shelly, Mary 301 Shelton, Kami 406 Shemes, S tephen 280 Shen, Christine 264 Shenoy, Archana 406 Shepherd, Donald 148 Shepherd, Lindsay 312 Shepherd, Sarah 208 Sherby, Robert 283 Sheridan, Genera 406 Sheridon, Faye 406 Sherman, Andrea 294 Sherman, Becky 226 Sherman, Elizabeth 275 Sherman, Gregory 254 Sherman, Jessica 406 Sherman, Jim 280 Sherry, David 301 Shertok, Daniel 234, 307 Shertok, Donny 300 Shetney, Megan 280 Sheyman, Alan 301 Shi, Kevin 319 Shiefelbein, John 36 Shih, Shiao-Chin 261,361 Shillair, Darrin 283 Shim, Gloria 280 Shin, Jung 301 Shina, Beth 264 Shisler, Tanya 296 Shmerling, Marc 406 Shoals, Holly 302 Short, Nancy 204, 406 Showerman, Troy 299 Shu, Justin 361 Shukia, Alice 310 Shukla, Ravi 267 Shukia, Reena 259, 406 Shuller, Lindsay 234 Shulman, Brian 355 Shulman, Lindsey 406 Shuma, Richard 319 Shuraleef II, Gregory 406 Shuttlesworth, Jesus 294 Sia, Bernard 208, 262 Sibbord, Jeffery 262 Sickler, Emily 195 Siefers, Alicia 406 Siegel, Meryl 406 Siegele, Christin 283 Sigelko, Erin 307 Siglin, Scott 283, 355 Sigma Alpha Epsilon 321 Sikka, Gaurav 270 Silva, Andrew 264, 265 Silva, John 264, 265, 266 Silva, Kerry 115, 121 Silver, Amy 406 Silver, Justine 208 Silverman, Daniel 269 Silverman, Matt 355 Silverman, Philip 256 Silverstein, Geoffrey 275 Silverstein, Lindsay 312 Simanskey, Joshua 406 Simmons, Dorian 259 Simmons, Jessie 234 Simmons, Melanie 406 Simon, Adam 256 Simon, Gena 253 Simon, Jane 262 Simon, Lindsay 304 Simone, Nick 354 Simoni, Jessica 253 Simons, Dana 275 Simons, Eric 407 Simonson, Zubair 294 Simpkins II, Eugene 269 Simpson, Alana 204 Simpson, Cassandra 264 Simpson, Helena 254 Simpson, Sydney 361 Sims, James 270 Sin, Alex 259 Sinari, Jaswinder 204 Sinclair, Christopher 306 Sinclair, Jason 264 Singer, Sam 301, 355 Singh, Gangandip 254 Singh, Madhuri 294 Singh, Neil 272 Singh, Robby 296 Singh, Savina 309 Singh, Seema 259 Singhal, Joay 294 Singleton, Kelly 259 Singleton, Sarah 302 Sippola, Erik 208 Sirinutsomboon, Bunpot 361 Sist, Martha 261, 361 Sit, Tanya 14, 238, 407 Sita, Dannielle 328 Sivin, Eric 254 Siwek, Amy 280 Skalski, Lukasz 318 Skemer, Melanie 302 Sklaver, Zach 253 Skoog, Lukas 407 Skrzynski, Adam 280 Skrzynski, Derek 267 Skulsky, Eric 262 Skup, Martha 312 Skurulsky, Michelle 309 Skuster, Patty 88 Skvark, Brian 309 Slade, Troy 407 Slater, Jamie 264, 274 Slater, Ryan 299 Slattery, Mark 280 Slavin, Olga 309 Slemrod, Anna 301 Sliker, Renee 407 Slinglend, Patrick 301 Sloan, Adam 204 Sloan, Alexandra 301 Sloan III, John 307 Slominski, Lisa 208 Slosberg, Deborah 361 Slott, Nicole 329, 407 Slyper, Ronit 301 Sma, Shirley 275 Smaldone, Ronald 407 Smallenburg, Jessamyn 310 Smit, Laurel 407 Smith, Alex 296 Smith, Dayna 275 Smith, Erin 275 Smith, Jason 259, 294 Smith, Jennifer 163, 294 Smith, Jesse 264, 265, 296 Smith, Joseph 301, 407 Smith, Julie 407 Smith, Kelieda 267 Smith, Kyle 145 Smith, Maggie 283 Smith, Marianne 407 Smith, Martinique 407 Smith, Matthew 254, 275,318 Smith, Nathan 283 Smith, Nicole 294 Smouse, Debra 296 Smuda, Craig 256 Smylor, Monica 407 Snider, Marcy 275 Snyder, Doug 319 Snyder, Kristine 407 Snyder, Michelle 407 So, Khemparith 259 Scares, Ayesha 280 Sober-Rankin, Aleigha 309 Sockolosky, Jon 354 Soderstrom, Lance 14 Soffer, Ellyn 407 Softball 135 Soisson, Matt 264 Sokol, Mike 130 Solar Car Team 204 Solomon, Bradley 407 Solomon, Elisa 259 Solomon, Jamie 256 Solomon, Trina 407 Soloway, Eric 280 Som, Jaya 355 Somers, Adam 267 Somerville, Phil 319 Sommai, Pongsakorn 361 Son, Daniel 264, 265 Son, Tina 407 Sonda, Delia 152 Sonday, Benjamin 294 Song, Brian 204 Song, Michael 294 Song, Stephanie 272 Song, Xiaohan 307 Soni, Jaya 318 Sonu, Catherine 407 Sophiea, Kris 262 Sorensen, Erin 310 Sorensen, Mark 407 Sorensen, Nicholas 226 Sorensen, Robyn 407 Sorgen, Deborah 407 Soto, Chris 270 Soto, Samantha 329, 361 Southard, Adam 319 Spaete, Lucas 280 Spalding, William 275 Spangler, Ingrid 217 Spasovski, Nikolco 307 Spear, Alexandra 254 Spear, Maria 269 Speigl, Michael 407 Speiser, Lisa 328, 407 Spencer, Anna 195 Spencer, Elizabeth 272 Spencer, Mark 299 Spenny, Jason 302 Speregen, Katherine 267 Spevack, Jesse 355 Speyer, Nick 355 Spicer, Curtis 262 Spiker, Louis 306 Spink, Jeanne 143 Spinweber, Allison 270 Spitnale, Brett 407 Spitzer, Jonathon 262 Spoelhof, Rachel 355 Spoerl, Lindsay 328, 407 Sporte, Chris 309 Spratt, Annissa 407 Sprecher, Kristi Anne 310 Springstead, Christie 309 Spron, Maria 236 Spurgeon, Paul 302 Spurlock, Justin 204 Srimal, Akshay 272 Stachowiak, James 407 Stachura, Stefanie 304 Stackl, Isabella 312 Stadts, Nick 309 Stagliano, Michael 407 Stallman, Chris 280 Stamboulian, Kristen 270 Stamper, Brian 264, 265 Stanfield, Cynthia 269, 410 Stanko, Nick 142 Stanton, Emily 283 Stark, Anthony 410 Starmes, James 318 Starr, Jason 410 Starrs, Ashley 256 Stasik, Stephanie 410 440 MjCHIGANENSIAN Staszewski, Evan 280 Stead, Timothy 267 Steer, Mary-Catherine 280 Stefanko, Marisha 328,361 Steffen, Melinda 272 Steffler, Elizabeth 296 Stehlik, Jessica 296 Stehney, Matthew 272 Steier, Lauren 410 Stein, Jenny 278 Stein, Ryan 318 Steinberg, Evan 254 Steinberg, Matt 283 Steiner, Cory 410 Stephens, Laura 310 Sterken, Nathan 301 Stern, Theresa 222 Sterniak, Jeffrey 264 Stevens, Erin 267 Stevens, J. Galen 272 Stevens, Lindsay 309 Stevens, Stephanie 275 Stevenson, Ryan 410 Stewart, Erin 234, 254 Stewart, Jesse John 278 Stewart, Kortney 410 Stewart, Nicole 280 Stewart, Preston 304 Stey, Robb 31 Stieber, Nicholas 283 Stilec, Maggie 234 Stock, Kyle 304 Stock, Mark 2 1 Stockdale, Stephanie 259 Stocker, Michelle 410 Stoddard, William 262 Stojak, Deborah 410 Stojak, Lisa 410 Stojan, Laura 296 Stojkovic, Nehojsa 307 Stole, Adam 264 Stoltz, Allison 410 Stone, Brandon 283 Stone, Joel 262 Stoner, Kristen 14, 238 Stood, Ellen 304 Storch, Katherine 294 Storm, Dayna 270 Stout, Katy 310 Stover, Jennifer 410 Stow, Robert 410 Strack, Andrew 410 Strahler, Chris 272 Strasfoger, Gabrielle 254 Strauss, David 410 Strauss, Kelly 253 Strayer, Lauren 226 Streety, Marques 302 Streifler, Debra 137 Strez, Stephanie 309, 328 Strieker, Meghann 261,361 Strickland, Delilah 262 Strickler, Lynne 208 Stringfellow, Erin 278 Stringi, Lauren 410 Strobe, Andrew 269 Stroebel, Melissa 328 Strohkirch, Jeremy 410 Strohmer, Ashley 361 Studer, Brianne 269 Stuna, Maria 275 Sturdivant, Siabhon 304 Su, Kenn eth 299 Su, Patrick 272 Suarez, Anton 301 Subbarao, Maya 301 Subhedar, Sunil 304 Sud, Karan 252 Sudack, Peter 280 Suggs, Paquema 262 Suh, Nathan 231 Sui, Lang 267 Suits, Jim 283 Sulaver, Rob 145, 299 Sullivan, Jackie 304 Sullivan, Peter 319 Sullivant, Amy 147 Sumant, Rahul 299 Sun, Lei Lei 302 Sun, Michael 252 Sun, Te-Chung 301 Sun, Zhuzhu 294 Sunday, Marisha 410 Sundholm, Betsy 219 Sung, John 234 Sunness, Lauren 410 Superstine, Danielle 254 Surana, Rishi 280 Surducan, Caroline 267 Suri, Prerna 204 Sussman, Robyn 267 Sussman, Scott 256 Sussman, Stacie 410 Sutherland, Anna 328 Sutherland, Kristen 410 Suthirachartkul, Wut 259 Sutter, Gwendolyn 204 Sutton, Blair 283 Swain, Michael 361 Swain, Rebecca 304 Swansen, Megan 328 Swartley, Julia 410 Swartz, Meredith 259 Swartz, Travis 280, 354 Swayne, Jennifer 275 Swearingen, Beth 299 Sweeney, James 294 Sweir, Reed 272 Swift, Brian 283 SwistakJ.J. 172 Swoish, Robby 264, 265 Sylves, Kevin 410 Sylvester, Dan 275 Synchronized Swimming Club 195 Syrjanen, Erik 354, 410 Szabo, Victor 361 Szepietowski, Phillip 272 Szewczyk, David 319, 410 Szokola, Jonathon 309 Sztejnberg, Markus 296 Szwast, Stephen 309 Szymanski, Keith 254 Szymanski, Sarah 301 Table Tennis Team 219 Tachouet, Marie 272 Taffer, Justin 410 Tafilaj, Mergim 262 Tagai, Ahleah 261, 361 Tai, Daniel 301 Taipale, Jason 270 Takahashi, Kota 299 SuSpiCiOn byEricRajala As members of President Bush ' s axis of evil, Saddam Hussein and Iraq were put on the ropes by U.S. -inspired weapons inspections by the United Nations. Fearing Saddam ' s nuclear weapons capabilities, inspectors trudged through Iraq, finding little to no evidence of a weapons stronghold. After exchanging political jabs with the U.S., the defiant Saddam announced that he was prepared for war, calling members of the international inspection team " friends and helpers of Satan. " In turn, British Prime Minister Tony Blair declared that Great Britain would aid the United States in a military offensive. As the New Year turned, the U.S. offered total immunity from prosecution to Saddam if he would choose an exile to Saudi Arabia that prevented war. The nervous world continued to watch and wait. Iraqi workers unload equipment from a U.N. plane carrying inspectors to Saddam International Airport in Baghdad. November marked tne first time in four years that inspec- tions took place AP photo INDEX 441 By Erica Chernick STRANDED Takashima, Dan 302 Takayasu,Jun 410 Talbot, Erin 283 Tallerico, Catherine 347 Talley, Damon 179 Tallon, James 259 Talsma, Ashley 283 Tambellini, Jeff 172 Tamchin, Jordan 355 Tamilarasan, Priya 310 Tan, Amy 236 Tan.Cecilly 219 Tan, Jeffrey 410 Tan, Karl 270 Tan, Lileng 4 1 1 Tan, Rachel 269 Tan, Raymond 259 Tanna, Akshay Kishore 294 Tannenbaum, Emily 411 Tanner, Brian 280 Tanniro, Robert 264, 265 Taptich, Mike 259 Tarkas, Malika 119 Tarwater, Davis 154, 306 Lindsey 256 Taub, Randi 411 Taube, Stephanie 262 Taylor, Amy 283 Taylor, Andrew 267 Taylor, Demitra 411 Taylor, Erin 275 Taylor, Kevin 146 Taylor, Kristin 4 1 1 Taylor, Laura 269 Taylor, Maurice 176 Taylor, Megan 283 Taylor, Michelle 269 Taylor, Sallie 328 Taylor, Stephanie 301 Taylor 111, Maxwell 411 Tchang, Michael 39 Tchou, Philip 204 Teague, Erin 261, 361 Tebeau, Elizabeth 269 Tedesco, Laura 259 Tedjasukmana, S. Christophe 14, 127,238,239,240 Teichert, Kathy 160 Tejura, Rajiv 411 Tellis, Mark 272 Teng, Aulinan 361 Miners reach out the shake hands with the fourth trapped miner as he is lifted from the hole in the capsule at the Quecreek mine. Following one setback after another, tne lescue came after three days AP f huiu Tennant, Nash 283 Tennis, Matt 278 Tepatti, Mary-Lynn 270 Teply, Benjamin 361 Terrell, Terran 283 Terry, Mark 309 Tervol, Ray 226 Terwilliger, Mara 262 Tesch, Justine 270 Tessmann, Paul 280 Tetreault, Kathryn 296 Tetteh, Nii-Adzei 272 Teverbaugh, Lauren 301 Thai, Nina 262 Thai, Daniel 236 Thaler, Paul 411 Thampi, Rahul 278 Thanabal, Vioya 280 Thangamani, Diane 309 Thekdi, Shital 262 Thelen, Betsey 328 Thelen, Cynthia 411 Theoret, Lindsay 259 Thibault, Robb 104 Thibert, Jacklyn 269 Thielbar, Kristin 411 Underground After being trapped for 77 hours in three to four feet of water, nine coal miners were rescued from Pennsylvania ' s Quecreek coal mine, about six miles north of Somerset, on Sunday, July 28, 2002. The trapped workers were found alive late Saturday after rescue crew members drilled a shaft down to an air pocket where the miners had retreated, 240 feet below ground. The workers had been trapped there since the previous Wednesday night, July 24, when more than 50 mil- lion gallons of water from a neighboring abandoned mine flooded the Quecreek mine. " The water had beat us, " recalled Pennsylvania miner Randy Fogle. " It filled up to the roof at that point, and we just couldn ' t get out. " Mine Safety and Health Administration rescue personnel and technical specialists worked alongside several other state and federal offi- cials to free the trapped workers. Rescue workers drilled small holes down to the mine shaft where the trapped miners were presumed to be. Rescue crew members subse- quently pumped compressed air into the mine to contain the rising water, while workers drilled a hole to lower equipment that would ultimately pull them out. Around 3:30 am Thursday, rescuers drilled a six inch hole into the chamber into which the miners had moved in the hopes that rescue crew members would see them. Members of the rescue effort were able to communicate with the miners by tapping on a six-inch drill. Thigpen, Tiffany 272 Thomas, Amanda 310 Thomas, Christy 361 Thomas, Erin 41 1 Thomas, Evan 306 Thomas, Jesse 267 Thomas, Jessica 294 Thomas, Jonathon 264 Thomas, Mark 226, 280 Thomas, Nicole 310 Thomas, Rachel 361 Thomas, Sharon 296 Thomas, Stephanie 14,238,316 Thomas, Tara 204, 208, 301 Thompson, Joseph 411 Thompson, Krin 275 Thompson, LaTasha 254 Thompson, Leah 41 1 Thompson, Mari 411 Thompson, Sarah 306 Thomson, Caitlyn 294 Thor, Savanna 226, 328,411 Thornbladh, Molly 411 Thorndycraft, Jonathon 275 Thotrakul, Pantila 411 Thudium, Jessica 312 Thurtell, Abe 195 Tider, Ben 302 Tieber, Samantha 262 Tietz, Daniel 299, 301 Tigay, Judy 411 Tingley, Emily 270 Tingwall, Allison 304 Tinker, Kathi 270 Tmsley, David 259 Tipirneni, Kavitha 137 Tironi, Brandon 262 Tobias, Derek 278 Tobin, Lizzie 270 Tobin, Rebecca 256 Toh, Adrienne 219 Tolbert, Jason 304 Tolbert, Jeremy 262 Toledo, Giosi 411 Tolentino, Diane 411 Tolins, Shira 411 Tolstyka, Zachary 296 Toman, Justin 1 50 Tomaro, Jean 27 Tomimasu, Miyako 275 Tone, Lesley 411 Tong, Manling 219, 226 Tonietto, Laura 275, 329 Toporek, Rebecca 272 Torno, Jarrett 204 Toro, Alma Davila 256 Torre, Ali 310 Torres, Kathryn 14, 238 Toth, Michael 261, 361 Toub, Lori 411 Touran, Nick 195 Tovar, Miguel 204, 272 Towl, Katie 328 Towne, Andrea 41 1 Townsend, Chelsea 361 Tracy, Darrin 226 Tran, Robbie 411 442 MR HK;ANI;NSIAX Tran, Roxanna 219 Trana, Justin 283 Trapkus, Isaac 264 Travis, Matt 264 Travis, Sarah 294 Traviss, Candace 302 Traylon, Joshua 269 Traylor, Robert 1 76 Treister, Elizabeth 411 Trejo, Marina 272 Trevethan, Ian 272 Trevino, Jacke 328 Trevino, Michael 294 Tribiani, Vanssa 270 Trice, Keith 272 Trice, Monet 411 Triest, Jon 236 Trombley, Rebecca 195 Troy, Jon 272 Trull, Chelsea 195 Truman, David 269 Trzosjeff 130 Tsa, Frankie 269 Tsai, Andy 256 Tsai, Valerie 301 Tsang, Ivan 219 Tsao, Jonahan 219 Tseregounis, Erik 272 Tsibulsky, Anastasia 301 Tsui, Maximilian 41 1 Tuck, Andrea 283 Tucker, Brian 280 Tujlwara, Sarah 304 Tuli, Ajai 262 Tulin-Silver, Noah 262 Tunnell, Natalie 411 Tupica, Cesor 361 Turbow, Benjamin 204 Turek, Adam 302 Turnbow, Joan 299 Turner, Brooke 267 Turner, Erin 328 Turner, Kris 195 Turner, Matthew 264 Turner, Michael 270 Turner, Rose Turner, Samuel Turner, Sarah Turpin, Mychal Turpin, Robert 269 296 270 146 146 Turturro, Walter 270 Tury, Adam Tutuska, Chris 267 411 Twaddell, David 294 Tyau, Alana 272 Tyler, Timothy 280 Tyso, Elisabeth 294 Tyson, Art 361 u Uberti, Oliver 414 Uhl, Coreen 270 Uhl, Robert 309 Uible, Anne 310 Ulrich, Alan 307 Umphrey, Edward 150 Undergraduate Psychological Society 234 Unuvar, Ken 270 Urata, Ayumu 414 Urban, Hannah 195, 256 Urban, Maciej 283 Urbanchek, Jon 154 Urbanowicz, Christina 414 Urquhart, Douglas 209, 414 Utay, Ira 302 Utrup, Kelly 414 V Vadual, Vanessa 234 Vaishnav, Tej 264 Valant, Susie 299 Valencia, Melvin 195,361 Valentin, Celimar 267 Vallone, Anne 204 Valock, Jeff 236 Valuck, Jeffrey 414 Vance, Joanne 222 VanDam, Theo 259 Vanderbilt, Natalie 269 Vandererckhove, Andrew 252 Vanderjagt, Joseph 414 Vanderkaay, Peter 154,306 VanderKooi, Sarah 262, 328 VanderLaan, Renee 269 Vanderlan, Jess 328 Vanderveen, Lindsay 329 VanderVelde, Mike 306 VanderWal, Anne 299 Vanderwerp, Brian 319 VanDyke, Kristen 312 Vanhouzen, Jessica 414 VanHowe, David 299 Vanhuffel, Matthew 414 Vanicelli, Tom 35 VanLoon, Jessica 296 Vanneste, Nicole 328 Vanstraten, John 414 VanSweden, Christine 253 VanTassel, Ryan 254 VanWesep, Sarah 195,304 Vanwieren, Kristie 414 Vardaman, Kristal 414 Vartanian, Jessica 312 Varterasian, Ashley 328 Vasanthakumar, Vashist 259 Vasicek, Destiny 254 Vassil, Jennifer 208, 309 Vassilev, Flora 275 Vaughn, Christopher 302 Vaughn, Jonathon 262 Vautin, Jeffery 264 Vautour, Daryl 309 Vavela, Kate 269 Vaz, Lenard 307 Vaziri, Baback 299 Vazquez, Maria 283 Vedder, Kristina 309 Vekaria, Mona 296 Velasquez, Sabrina 283 Veldman, Carrie 269 Velkovski, Jason 262 Vemulapalli, Pranita 294 Vemuri, Neena Kalyani 267 Ventimiglia, Angela 272 Ventimiglia, Gary 294 Verasco, Gary 283, 355 Verduge, Julie 312 Verdugo, Diana 329 Veresh, Kristen 3 1 2 Verheecke, Julia 254 Verkade, Dana 272, 328 Vermeulen, Michelle 269 Vermillian, Chris 204 Verteramo, Jared 414 Vesota, Audrey 275 Vetter, Lindsay 414 Vettraino, Christina 14,238,240,241,414 Vicente, Jennifer 261, 361 Vichaiwatanapanich, Alisara 312 Victor, Christine 3 1 9 Victor, Lindsey 414 Vieweg, Andrew 226 Vijay, Virupannavar 309 Villaloz, Erika 361 Villasenor, Spencer 414 Vinson, Njemile 272 Viswanthan, Nitya 309 Vitale, Antoinette 309 Vitek, Michael 309 Vitins, Inga 283 Viventi, Jane 100 Vlisides, Phillip 354 Vogel, Dalys 356 Vogt, Heather 280 Vogt, Robert 204 Vogte, Krista 414 Volltrauer, Erica 328 Volpe, Stefanie 132, 135 Vongstierttikschotn, Ronald 264 Vora, Avni 226 Vosko, Jeremy 219, 256 Voss, Jenna 264 Voss, Nat 269 Vostrizansky, Michael 264 Voticky, Gilly 253 Vought, Andrea 253 Vreeland, Lindsay 414 w Wachsman, Elyse 254 Waddell, Erika 328 Waddell, Leslie 261, 361 Wade, Brynn 208 Wadehra, Sunali 301 Wadley, Mark 318 Wagner, Andrew 262 Wagner, Greg 145 Wagner, Joe 246, 247 Wagner, Joseph 414 Wagner, Timothy 264 Wahls, James 294 Wai, Brian 414 Wakefield, Erin 275 Walavalkar, Sameer 270 Walden, Tiffany 414 Waldinger, Jason 296 Waldman, Marissa 299 Waldor, Alexis 328 Waldrop, Clinton 283 Walia, Sonia 296 Walker, Alicia 304 Walker, Elizabeth 204 Walker, Ryan 302 Walkowiak, Elizabeth 414 Walkowiak, Emily 204 Wall, Erik 304 Waller, Adrienne 280 Waloman, Scott 414 Walsh, Jim 264 Walsh, Meghan 414 Walsh, Sarah 310 Walsh, Teana 414 Walsh, Tiffany 361 Walters, Rachel 361 Walton, David 261 Walton, Eric 272 Wan, Randolph 259 Wan-En, Leu 310 Wang, Andrew 264 Wang, Brian 267 Wang, Elsie 414 Wang, James 296, 301 Wang, Jia 294 Wang, John 267 Wang, Linan 301 Wang, Sally 296 Wang, Shendi 301 Wang, Stephanie 294 Ward, Amber 414 Ward, David 367 Ward, Tanya 103 Warfield, Kyle 299 Wargo, Jeff 302 Warhurst, Ron 142 Warner, Irene 309 Warner, Kate 414 Warner, Stephan 415 Warnick, Steve 294 Warren, Damon 415 Warren, Jynifer 246 Warren, Mike 338 Warzyniec, Kimberly 309 Washburn, Justin 226 Washington, AJ 269 Washington, Jennifer 269 Washington, Merihythe 415 Washington II, Warner 299 Washnock, Carolyn 415 Waters, Stephanie 415 Watson, Colin 307 Watson, Stephanie 208, 267 Watson, Steve 278 Wattan, Jeff 264 Watts, Carla 415 Watts, Cassandra ' 310 Waxweiler, Tim 301 Wayne, Nick 204 Weatherford, Brandon 275 Weathers, Sarah 299 Weatherup, Nathan 307 Webb, Allan 142 Webb, Brendon 264 Webb, Reginajai415 Webber, Chris 176, 177 Weber, Grant 117, 246 Weber, Michael 301 Weber, Sasha 280 Weber, Soonya 415 Webster, Adrienne 272 Webster, Christopher 259 Webster, Erin 325 Webster, Nina 310 Wedes, Samuel 256 Weeks, Wiata 299 Weemhoff, Michelle 312,415 Weese, Brooke 415 Wegener, Abby 262 Wegmueller, Heidi 329,415 Weibel, Jennifer 312 Weicker, Brian 262 Weiger, Sarah 415 Weinbaum, Brian 262 Weinberg, Brett 254 Weiner, Jason 14, 254, 355 Weiner, Natalie 415 Weiner, Ryan 275 Weinman, Beth 217 Weinstein, Dana 253 Weinstock, Shaun 415 Weir, Marshall 299 Weire, Doroty 262 Weisel, Jared 330 Weisel, Marisa 301 Weiser, Todd 236 Weishaar, Matt 272 Weishuhn, Trisha 306 Weisman, Joshua 278 Weiss, Emily 310 Weiss, Lindsay 415 Weiss, Michael 254 Weiss, Zachary 254 Weitekamp, Lesley 41,48,306 Welbourne, Miranda 310 Welch, Corinne 325 Welch, Ryan 261 Welch, Simone 310 Weld-Wallis, Kaellen 253 Welland, Jeremy 2 1 Wells, Amy 415 Wells; Nicole 361 Welton, Ashley 48 INDEX 443 Wen, 301 Wen. Chris 254 Wendela, Ashley 328 Wendling, Jennifer 306 Weng, Edmund 219 Wenger, Erin 415 Wentworth, Stephanie 303 Wenzloff, Aaron 296 Werber, Rana 262 Werner, Eric 171, 173 Wesley, E. Chase 3 10 Wesolowski, Karolina 100 West, Shelby 415 West, Stacey 262 Westbrook, Andre 259 Westergaard, Adam 270 Western, Joe 296 Weston, David 254 Weston, Maggie 325 Weston, Matt 244 Westphal, Stephani 270 Westrick, Katherine 269 Wetzel, Catherine Sen. Paul Wellstone. D-Mina, awate a question at a news confer- ence in March of 2001 . Wellstone, his wife, daughter, and five other people died in a plane crash in northern Minnesota in the midst of his re-election campaign AP photo 415 Wexler, Jason 254, 318 Whalen, J eanne 415 Wharry, Thomas 415 Wheeler, Bayly 226 Wheeler, Holly 325 Whetsell, Nathan 319 Whetstone, Zach 267 Whipkey, Erin 310 Whitaker, Brandon 267 White, Alana 267 White, B. Joseph 75 White, Dan 270 White, Jessica 280 White, Lakethshia 361 White, Mike 146 White, Scott 415 Whitehead, Antonette 415 Whitehead, Lauren 259 Whitehead, Ted 272 Whitelaw, Kirk 309 Whitford, Brent 275 Whitlock, Billy 204 Whitman, Birchie 296 Whitney, Mary 415 Whitney, Sean 415 Whyte, Tammy 306 Wick, LeAnna 160 Wicker, Conrad 301 Wickman, Megan 269, 328 Wicks, Gregory 269 Wicks, Sarah 280 Wickstrom, Heidi 222 Widseth, Benjamin 262 Wielandjohn 415 Wieman, Brad 307 Wiener, Jamie 415 Wiest, Whitney 259 Wigton, Joel 269 Wijatno, Nadia 310 Wilamson, Sarah 269 Wilcox, Jeffrey 306 Wilcox, Laura 272 Wilder, Lauren 262 Wiles, Christina 415 Wilk, Christina 264 Wilke, Tiffani 204 Wilkerson, Jennifer 312 Wilkerson, Marcia 226 FATAL Flight Wilkin, Heather 269 Wilkins, Jeremy 261 Wilkinson, Brian 204 Wilkinson, Lauren 301 Will, Robert 269 Willard, Jacqulyn 269 Willhoft, Jessica 234, 259 William, Janette 246 Williams, Akesha 272 Williams, Andrew 267 Williams, Candice 307 Williams, Christine 415 Williams, Eric 283 Williams, Hannah 272 Williams, Janette 415 Williams, Jared 259 Williams, Jarvis 416 Williams, Jennifer 296 Williams, Jerome 294 Williams, Jessica 302 By Chelsea Anderson Williams, Julie 416 Williams, Krishna 269 Williams, Lindsay 294 Williams, Lisa 329 Williams, Matt 267 Williams, Morgan 283 Williams, Rachel 312 Williams, Ralph 36, 120 Williams, Sarah 253, 259 Williams, Shanna 309 Williams, Tim 307 Williams, Vanessa 416 Williamson, Carly 147 Williamson, Katie 328 Willie, Sarah 328 Willobee, Brennen 259 Wills, Lindsey 299 Wilmot, Courtney 310 Wilson, Bethany 283 Wilson, Cynthia 416 Wilson, Erika 416 Wilson, Erin 416 Wilson, Holly 416 Wilson, Kelly 416 Wilson, Laura 328 Wilson, Marcus 280 Wilson, Robert 299, 301 Wilson, Sarah 328 Win, Kyle McLowe 306 Winaus, Jennifer 280 Wine, Nicholas 416 Winfield, Jane 329, 361 Wing, Jeffrey 254 Winter, David G. 73 Winter, Nate 118 Winters, Kyle 267 Wise, Lindsay 296 Wisinans, Kyle 264, 265 Wismans, Kyle 204 Wisniewsk, Mike 142 Wisniewski, Lauren 306 Wisniewski, Lindsey 328 Withrow, Ryan 318 On his was to attend the funeral of Martin Rukavina, the father of state Sena- tor Tom Rukavina, Democratic Senator of Minnesota Paul Wellstone died at age 58 in a plane crash along with his wife, Sheila, 58, and daughter, Marcia, 33, three campaign staff members, and two pilots. The aircraft, a twin-engine turboprop King Air private plane, went down sometime after 10 a.m. CDT on October 25. It took off from Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, Minne- sota just outside Minneapolis. After last having contact with the Eveleth- Virginia Airport for permission to land approximately seven miles away, the plane crashed in a wooded area about two miles from the airport. When the plane failed to land, a search party was sent out and found the remains of the plane engulfed in flames and smoke. Before Wellstone ' s death, he held a key Democratic seat in the U.S. Senate. As a two- year incumbent, he was in the midst a tough re-election against the former St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman for the senate seat. Senator Wellstone ' s death caused an outpouring of sym- pathy and grief from supporters, Democrats, and Republicans around the country. 444 MlCHIGANENSIAN Witte, Jessica 256 Wittier, Eri ca 328 Wnzlick, Amy 262 Wohl, Daniel 302 Wohn, Grace 416 Woiwode, Pete 304 Wojtkowski, Walt 267 Wolbers, James 264 Wolen, Heather 416 Wolfe, Daniel 283 Wolfe, Marie 254 Wolff, Ryan 280 Wolfman, Mark 204 Wolfram, Elizabeth 310 Wolfson, Emily 416 Woll, Pamela 304 Wolman, Stacey 416 Wolters, Lisa 253 Wolters, Natalie 48 Woltersom, Jordan 416 Wolterstorff, Matthew 319 Women ' s Lacrosse 234 Wong, Alexander 269 Wong, Andrew 275, 416 Wong, Daniel 270, 416 Wong, David 264 Wong, Eugene 361, 416 Wong, Everett 355 Wong, PakHin 262 Wong, Wee Hong 259 Woo, Michael 318 Wood, Alyssa 416 Wood, Lisa 301 Wood, Robin 312 Woodruff, Warren 280 Woods, Janine 304 Woods, Pierre 301 Woods, Shaleah 272 Woolley, Katherine 204 Workman, Megan 264 Worsek, Lauren 256 Worthy, Danielle 283 Wottreng, Stephanie 310 Wouczyna, Nikki 347 Woudstra, Jaime 416 Woys, Jennifer 259 Wrasse, Renee 270 Wray, Lauren 269, 329 Wrig ht, Lauren 204 Wright, Lisa 416 Wu, Eric 299, 301 Wu, Ingrid 259 Wujiali 267 Wu.Jin 259 Wu, Joanna 416 Wu, Katherine 329 Wyckstanett, Joshua 304 Wyse, Stephanie 256 X Xie,Jingyang 272 Xie, Yvonne 304 Xuelun, Brandon Li 253 Y Yadam, Suman 283 Yagley, Michael 272 Yagley, Stephen 272 Yagoda, Shayna 309 Yakkundi, Vinay 259 Yalamandi, Swaytha 296 Yamada, Melanie 269 Yamron, Courtney 416 Yanca, Jonathan 269 Yang, Allison 267 Yang, David 304 Yang, Jennifer 275 Yang, Katie 267 Yang, Regina 259 Yao, Yikai 272 Yapo, Scott 280 Yaratha, Rahul 309 Yarza, Fernando 117, 208 Yates, Jeffrey 294 Yau, Lim Chuan 269 Yawson, Treda 261, 361 Ybarra, Oscar 7 1 Yeager, Brian 234 Yee, Jennifer 254 Yee, Jonathan 416 Yee, Serge 275 Yee, Tan Stlu 269 Yen, Eugene 275 Yeo, Amy 312 Yeoh, Michael 361 Yetming, Janine 416 Yeung, Hei Man 267 Yeung, Stephanie 269 Yildirim, Yavuz 254 Yim, Erica 219 Yin, Sandy 269 Yinogradskiy, Yeugeney 111 Yip, BengHoe 267 Yip, Lan 272 Yip, Tracy 304 Yip, Wanyee 262 Yogiaman, Anita 312 Yonker, Katherine 204 Yonkers, Rita 296 Yonmans, Samer 299 Yoo, SungAe 309 Yoon, John 307 York, Rebecca 329 Yorke, Justin 256 Young, Alan 302 Young, Andy 296 Young, Ian 298 Young, Jennifer 416 Young, Julia 275 Young, Marissa 132, 135 Young, Mark 307 Young, Melissa 195 Young, Sarah 294 Yow, Khan 416 Yoyakey, Nitha 269 Yu, An-Li 294 Yu, Henry 204 Yu, Olivia 416 Yu, Sunni 309 Yu.TinChak 361 Yu, Wai Ting 312 Yue, Kurt 361 Yuen, Gerald 416 Yum, Gin 234, 301 z Zacharia, Lisa 328 Zachwieja, Julie 259 Zacny, Jacquelyn 312 Zafar, Muhammad 204 Zajic, Lara 312 Zaloga, Jacek 309 Zaman, Samih 361 Zaman, Tasha Firoza 416 Zamarron, Celina 283 Zane, Beth 195 Zanjani, Kevin 416 Zapf, Brian 296 Zarb, Justin 267 Zarkin, David 254 Zawacki, Joe 146 Zazalan, Mike 269 Zbrozek, Chris 294 Zeilstra, Ian 301 Zeldes, Danny 204 Zeneberg, Zach 296 Zeno, Ward 302 Zerbonia, Angela 261,361 Zeta Sigma Chi 355 Zetts, Lauren 309 Zevalkink, Mary Katherine 270 Zhang, Bochao 269 Zhang, John 261 Zhao, Fan 262 Zhao, Kevin 301 Zhao, Nancy 294 Zheng, Jeffrey 294 Zhu, Alexis 310 Zhu, Tianyu 312 Ziegler, Kelly 417 Ziegler, Sarah 43 Zielinski, Brandi 296 Zigas, Caleb 104 Ziman, Michael 417 Zimmerman, Aaron 417 Zimmerman, Julie 417 Zimmerman, Mike 256 Zimmerman, Ryan 278,355 Zinke, Melissa 417 Zmikly, Joe 309 Znoy, Lisa 417 Zorn, Adam 417 Zorodowski, James 262 Zorza, Eric 254 Zuber, Jeffrey 259 Zuckerman, Seth 355 Zuckman, Brett 417 Zunder, Allison 310 Zuniga, Drew 270 Zusman, Laura 234, 417 Zussman, Adam 204 Zweibel, Adam 417 Zwick, Stefanie 54 Zwinck, Lynn 328 Zwirn, Danielle 234 Zyman, Alex 253 Hiding his head with a towel, Michael Jackson dangles his child over a balcony at the Adlon Hotel in Berlin on Nov. 1 9. AP photo INPEX 445 tit p gu b aj K Shi ' t poi At d in victory, U.S. bicyclist Armstrong celebrates his .secutive Tour De France victory. Armstrong finished first over Spain ' s Joseba Beloki at the July 28 . r ae m Pans. AP photo Still Going STRONG 11IGANENSIAN Operation Alamo Sweep was launched in early October 2002, marking a change in strategy in the U.S. Central Command ' s hunt for al Qaeda and Talihan fighters. As one of the largest operations since operation Anaconda, a major ground offensive in March 2002, 2,000 U.S. troops took over the search from special operation forces, who had previously been con- ducting many of the searches. The mission was to find, capture, or eliminate the remaining ele- ments of al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghani- stan and along the border with Pakistan. Troops set up a forward operating base in the region at a location that was a " target rich environment, " according to commanding officer Col. Martin Schweitzer. Troops from the 82nd airborne division used Apache heli- copter gunships and Black Hawk helicopters to sweep the area, while conducting nighttime patrols to catch al Qaeda and Taliban forces off guard. They faced a difficult task, as al Qaeda and Taliban loyalists blended in easily with the local population, and were quick to changed sides. At the same time, the United States was working hard to maintain a healthy relation- ship with the new pro-U.S. Karzai government, while fighting al Qaeda without mistakenly kill- ing civilians. Such challenging scenarios were a potential reason for U.S. forces ' plans to stay in Afghanistan for the long haul. WAR on Terror An Afghan man and his son watch as U.S. soldiers prepare to sweep their home. Soldiers discovered several weapons of destruction as they searched compounds. AP photo By Han-Ching Lin Keeping the holiday spirit alive, Cpl. Sidney Latorry and Cpl. Nikki Podro- mos decorate a Christmas tree in the media room of the U.S. Army Public Affairs office. The two were stationed al the Army air base in Bagram, Afghanistan. AP photo RETROSPECT 447 Colophon Volume 107 of the Michiganensian, the University of Michi- gan ' s official yearbook, was written, designed and edited by undergraduate students at the University. 2,800 copies were printed by Jostens Printing and Publishing, 401 Science Park Road, State College, Pennsylvania, 16804. Cover The cover material is Balmoro Roxite 413, Chocolate Brown. It was printed with Pantone 409 ink and copper metallic. The cover photograph was taken at Michigan Stadium by Jason Weiner. It was processed in a black Pantone 8021 duotone. Goudy, Futura, and Parisian are the cover fonts. The cover was designed by Meghan Christiansen. Endsheets The endsheets were printed with Pantone 409 ink. Type Body copy is Goudy Oldstyle, 1 pt., 15 pt. leading. Captions are Helvetica Neue Thin, 6 pt., 12 pt. leading. Photo credits are Goudy Bold Italic, 6 pt. Design The 2003 Michiganensian was created on Macintosh G3 and G4 computers using Adobe InDesign 2.0 and Photoshop 6.0. Photography All images taken by Michiganensian staff were either taken on film and processed by Foto 1 Imaging of Ann Arbor or taken digitally. Film images were scanned using a Nikon LS-2000 negative scanner. Borrowed prints were scanned using a UMAX PowerLook II or UMAX PowerLook 2100XL flatbed scanner. Senior Portraits were taken by Carl Wolf Studios, Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania. Portraits were held in the Sophia B. Jones room of the Michigan Union between Sep. 1 6 and Dec. 5. Students were charged a $1 2 sitting fee. Price The 2003 Michiganensian cost $60 before Dec. 31 , 2002, and $65 thereafter. Students who were included in a resi- dence hall, Greek, or organization group shot were offered a discount, $49, if ordered the day of the scheduled photo- graph. Books were shipped to a student ' s permanent address for an $8 charge. Organizations and Greek houses purchased coverage for $1 5, $75 or $1 50 depending on coverage size. 448 MICHIGANENSIAN Acknowledgements Student Publications Professional Staff Sarn Often, thank for your hard work in your inaugural year as Building Manager. Ava Richards, Karen Brender and Mark Bealafeld, thanks for helping us to manage our business, meet our deadlines and keep our books in order. Many thanks also to Scott Trudeau for coming to our rescue during more than one computing emergency. Jostens Printing and Publishing Staff Special thanks to our sales representative, Mike Lafferty, for continuing to s upport our student-run publication efforts. Your advise and close attention is greatly appreciated. We also extend a warm thank you to our plant representative Yvette Freeman and design manager Rick Brooks for working closely with us to create a Michiganensian that makes us truly proud. Carl Wolf Studios Thank you to the entire staff at Cart Wolf Studios that made 2002-3 a smooth year. Special thanks to our liaison, Vice President, Mike Durinski. Athletic Media Relations Thank you for providing the Michiganensian with credentials for numerous athletic events and photographs of spring sports. Board of Student Publications We are fortunate to be a member of Student Publications, a sister publication to The Michigan Daily newspaper and Gar- goyle humor magazine. We thank the board for their continued support and guidance. Our Friends and Family Thank you for all your input and support. Office of the General Counsel Thank you for aiding us in seeking permission to use the Alma Mater in our book ' s opening and closing pages. Special thanks to Debbie Williams for her patience and help. " The Yellow and Blue " Regents of the University of Michigan. Leading the way 10 the business school, Monroe Street runs behind the Law Quad. Monroe Street was famous around campus as home to Casa Dominick ' s. a restaurant and bar that boasted outdoor seating and pitchers of sangna. 1. Neff photo COLOPHON 449 ' ' h w ' 1 f ' S VOTE 1 PART Here ' s to the ors we wear, E.H. Kraus Building Here ' s to the hearts that are As they prepare for finals, students concentrate on their studies in the Graduate Library reading room on Decem- ber 12. The single study day that was allotted before beginning finals was necessary for most students. L. Proux photo Collecting for chanty, a fraternity member adds cheer to the Diag on Dec. 1 1 . The Greek community was very active in various philanthropies. S. Tedjasukmana photo Offering competition to its neighbor, a Ben Jerry ' s ice cream parlor was opened on State Street in 2001 . Occupying the space immediately south of Stucci ' s, Ben Jerry ' s offered ice cream fans an alternative choice to the Ann Arbor monopoly. S. Tedjasukmana photo In the yard of the Business School, a column stands as decoration. Unique sculpture was found throughout campus. K. Matta photo 454 MIC H10ANENS1AN 1 ;.jghn and E. i party goers with a variety of beverages T. Atemnotmt photo . Hail to the B whose colors we wear, Hurrah for the Yell W Blue! A street sign on the comer of S. University and E. Univer- sity Avenues gives more than just directional advice. Politi- cal messages could be found littered throughout campus. S. Tfdjasukmana photo Juggling a soccer ball, a student spends his afternoon on the Diag. The Diag area served as a meeting place, study area, and playground. S. Tedjasukmana photo 460 MlCHIGANENSIAN Tatang advantage of a dry December day, two students practice there hockey moves on the Palmer field tennis courts. A variety of athletic pastimes could be practiced on campus. L. Proux photo C .- , J5XK J V ' " to Th m -MLi , v ; HI MHHHB X-j:.- ' 4% 41 Bi? 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