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.1 988 CACTUS TABLE OF CONTENTS FEATURES 10 Edited by Sonia White ACADEMICS 68 Edited by Donita Robinson ATHLETICS 120 Edited by John Pilati STUDENT LEADERSHIP 186 Edited by Bridget Metzger SPECIAL INTERESTS .260 Edited by Lisa Breed Zuriel Lorea PROFESSIONALS Edited by Christi McCord GREEKS .340 394 Edited by Chrissi Noyd Beverly Mullins LIMELIGHT 530 Edited by S belli Smith CLASSES 570 Edited by Jennifer Quaife STEVE ENGLER Editor-in-Chief AMY KYSELA, KAREN STARNS Associate Editors JOHN FOXWORTH Photography Editor TRACY PEETERS, JENNIFER STEPHENS Copy Editors AMANDA YOUNGBLOOD Editorial Assistant JERRY R. THOMPSON Supervisor MARY 0. FELPS Yearbook Assistant DANIEL BYRAM Darkroom Foreman PHOTOGRAPHERS: Brian Adamcik, Allen Brook, Jeff Holt, Janice Jacobs, Gary Kanadjian, Robert Kirkham, John McConnico, Michael Monti, John Moore, Frank Ordonez, Peter Rene, Tom Stevens, Michael Stravato, Magdalena Zavala. .1 988 CACTUS TABLE OF CONTENTS FEATURES . 10 Edited by Sonia White ACADEMICS ..68 Edited by Donita Robinson ATHLET Edited by Edited b SPECI Edited E Edited by Jem STEVE ENGLER Editor-in-Chief AM Y KYSELA, KAREN STARNS Associate Editors JOHN FOXWORTH Photography Editor TRACY PEETERS, JENNIFER STEPHENS Copy Editors AMANDA YOVNGBLOOD Editorial Assistant Yearbook A. DANIEL b Darkroom Forer, PHOTOGRAPHEI Ada mcik, Allen Broo Holt, Janice Jacobs, G Kanadjian, Robert Kir ' John McConnico, Mic) Monti, John Moore, F Ordonez, Peter Rene, Stevens, Michael Stra Magdalena Zavala. B V r ; i , I I I 1988 CACTUS The University of Texas at Austin Volume 95 Published by Texas Student Publications Austin, Texas 78713-7209 Texas Student Publications, 1988 John Foxwonh U nique Texas offers more than just a diploma The University of Texas student body was as varied as the state itself. Students came from all over Texas, the United States and the world. Figures showed that 82 percent were from Texas, 1 1 percent from out-of-state and seven percent from other countries. All of them came to get an education at the University, but they left with something more. UT had a way of leaving its unique mark on students. Once a Longhorn, always a Longhorn. After all, the Ex-Students ' Association was one of the largest and most active alumni groups in the country. With over 48,000 members, Ex-Students ' clubs could be found in every state and overseas. The New York City and Alaska clubs were some of the most active. Former students were also great sources of monetary support. The University was second only to Harvard in the amount of endowment funds. Why did so many students continue to be affiliated with the University long after graduation? Perhaps they realized what being a UT student really meant and they did not want to forget it. It meant relaxing on the South Mall in the shadow of the Tower, football games at Memorial Stadium, Round-Up, and departmental exams. It meant Adds and Drops at the Erwin Center, traffic jams on Sixth Street, and studying on the third floor of the Union. Everyone had their own unique experiences while at the University, and that was what truly made them part of the UT family. For them, college was not just a place to get a degree. Rather, it was a place to learn and grow, knowing that they were doing it at the best possible place of all: The University of Texas at Austin. by Amanda Youngblood 2 Uniquely Texas [ohn Foxworth Memorial Stadium .JET 5 Shuttle bui boding down Red River 4 Uniquely Texas Daniel By ram First-class education Michael Stravato tudents at the University of Texas knew that they were attending a great school a university of the first class. Since its opening in 1883, the University established itself as one of the eminent institutions of higher learning in the United States. It was only one of three southwestern members of the Association of American Universities and boasted of a number of excellent academic programs. The accounting department was rated in the top five in the nation for quality of faculty and programs. The graduate program in law ranked fifth in the nation among public schools, while graduate programs in education and business were in the top 10. In addition, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs was rated sixth nationally for quality among both private and public institutions and third among state- supported schools. Naturally, these qualifications enabled the University to attract many top scholars. Data showed that nearly 88 percent of entering freshmen were in the top quarter of their high school class, while 42 percent ranked in the top 10 percent. Over 900 National Merit Scholars attended the University during the 1987 school year. Much of this reputation was due to the outstanding faculty, which included four Nobel Prize winners, 153 endowed chairs and over 400 endowed professorships. The University also excelled in intercollegiate athletics, having won more Southwest Conference championships in all sports than any other school in the Conference. Without a doubt, the University had a special quality that made it stand out from all the rest a quality that was uniquely Texas. by Amanda Youngblood Uniquely Texas 5 Cultural enhancement University dorm system Michael Stravato tudents did more than just study at the University. The campus provided many extra- curricular and cultural opportunities. It was just a matter of deciding how to spend one ' s time. No one could have done all there was to do during their stay at the University. In fact, many students were not even aware of the possibilities. There were over 800 registered student organizations in which to participate, ranging from anti-apartheid groups to David Letterman fanatics. Student publications and the new student radio station provided ways to gain experience in those fields. As far as entertainment was concerned, the University had it all. The Arts Complex had numerous offerings throughout the year, such as the Austin Symphony, Austin Ballet, Broadway shows and concerts. Student productions, such as plays and sym- phony concerts, were almost always available at fairly reasonable ticket prices. The Texas Union was the perfect place for fun and cheap recreation. Students could always be found in the movie theater, bowling alley, billiards room and video games room. At night, the Tavern hosted local musicians and was a popular spot for drinking and dancing. For the cultural appetite, several art museums were located on campus. At the Texas Memorial Museum, one could see huge dinosaur footprints, discovered not far from Austin. At the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, one could see the world ' s first photograph or one of the few copies of the Gutenberg Bible. The Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, located in the Art Building, featured changing exhibits of national importance. Obviously, there was no shortage of opportunities for students to get involved at the University of Texas at Austin. by Amanda Youngblood 6 Uniquely Texas 8 Uniquely Texas ! John Foxwonh Melting pot of Texas [fill! [HIE! ill Finn W Kite races at Zilker Park Daniel Byram ith its own special Texas flavor, the city of Austin provided a unique backdrop for the University. Where else could one find such a strange mix of scholars, legislators, business people and just plain Texans? It was a city constantly on the move, growing to meet the demands made by life in the 1980s. Since I960, Austin ' s population doubled and continued to grow in 1988. The technological field was partially responsible for this growth, especially with the addition of Sematech to the number of high tech industries based in Austin. In addition to the University of Texas, the city was also home to St. Edward ' s University, Huston-Tillotson College, Concordia Lutheran College, the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest and Austin Community College. Culturally, the city had much to offer students. Attractions included the State Capitol, the Laguna Gloria Art Museum, the Austin Symphony and the Zachary Scott Theater. The UT campus was also the site of several museums and concert facilities. Austin ' s natural resources made it one of the most attractive, livable cities in the state. The picturesque Hill Country and nearby Town Lake, Mt. Bonnell and Lake Travis were popular getaway spots. On sunny days, students could be found sun- bathing at Barton Springs or at any of the city ' s numerous parks. The ever-popular Austin music scene became well-known when such artists as Timbuk 3 and Omar and the Howlers broke onto the national scene. The " Third Coast ' attracted Hollywood as well. Several movies such as D.O.A. and Heartbreak Hotel were filmed here. Clearly, Austin was an exciting place to be. Many students found that four years here was not enough and decided to stay. Others moved on, but memories of their time here would last a lifetime. by Amanda Youngblood Uniquely Texas 9 HILD ' S PLAY Ashley C.usU-T is intrigued by the snap bubbles she celebration has been held every ye.ir simr 1 ' , ' Co treated while en|i yiri an .iltenioon of tun and troli . ai n-lebraie the sad donke s birthday. : : . Hurlid.iv Party in I ' east- Park. ' I ' lie Npnni; 10 Features The " little get- together " attracted 10,000 people in 1977. It became too big for the original sponsor to handle. HROW ARTY Not just another spring theme party . . . wenty-five years ago on May 8, two UT students, Lloyd T Bird well and his girlfriend Jean Graver, needed an excuse to ' involve his fraternity and her sorority in a spring party. The theme of this small get-together came to be known as Eeyore ' s Birthday Party. The following year, 1964, the two students asked a UT professor, James Ayres, to help them sponsor their annual party which was traditionally held at Eastwoods park. In its 10th year, 10,000 people attended the " little get-together. " L Eeyore ' s Birthday Party has since moved to Pease Park due to the large quantity of people. In 1977 Ayers retired from his position as sponsor. " The event had grown too large for me to handle and the behavior of participants got out of hand, " he said. The YMCA took over sponsorship soon after Ayers ' resignation. Eeyore ' s celebration then became the YMCA ' s main fundraiser and even brought the organization out of the red. " Eeyore ' s is " The Moneymaker ' for us. We are one of the few YMCAs in the country that uses the sale of alcohol for money making purposes, " Les Karnes, fundraising coordinator, said. When people first heard of Eeyore ' s Birthday Party, many were confused by the whole idea of a party for a fictional donkey. " When I first heard about Eeyore ' s, I wondered, ' What is the deal with Eeyore ' s Birthday? ' Then I realized its just an excuse to party, " Tonia Carlisle, history senior, said. For others, Eeyore ' s party reputation spread far and wide. " I ' ve never been myself but I hear it ' s fun as hell! " Tim Cunningham, engineering sophomore, said. Even Texas alumni continued the tradition and sponsored their own Eeyore ' s Birthday Parties in Houston, Dallas and even Los Angeles. But while the gigantic celebration went on at Pease Park, another simpler version also occurred. Ayres continued the tradition of a spring fling every year on the last Saturday in April. His event took place at Winedale, a University historical and social studies center. " My Eeyore ' s Birthday Party is geared mainly towards the children ' s activities. I just wanted to continue the original idea of Eeyore ' s to have good, clean fun, " Ayers said. by Sonia White FEATURES EDITED BY SONIA WHITE Features 1 1 AX12 AAH AJ A has Us special KA SAT They have a tale to tell. The story began in May 1965 and has continued through the turn- ing point which occurred Jan. 27, 1988. The characters involved were the sororities of the University and the turning point was their reg- istration with the University. With their registration, the sororities were officially recognized by UT as an organization and gained access to the benefits which all other University organizations enjoyed. " They had the same rights, the same responsibilities, " Sharon Justice, Dean of Students, said. To register, a group signed an anti-hazing pledge, a nondiscrimination pledge, and a membership and solicitation affidavit. " Just like everybody else does, the sororities sign that piece of paper, " Evelyne Bennett, Director of the University Panhellenic Council, said. Like other registered organizations, sororities could participate in leadership workshops, set up West Mall tables, purchase yearbook pages and sponsor on-campus activities. According to Justice, the president of Pan- hellenic could also sit on the President ' s Board (composed of presidents from a number of organizations). " It provided a link for the Pan- hellenic representative to discover what ' s hap- pening on campus and for the Universtity to discover what ' s happening in the sororities, " Justice said. There were benefits specific to the sororities as well. Open Rush (open invitation to anyone interested in attending ) became a reality, as opposed to a closed, formal Rush (invitation- only). " For Panhellenic it was a benefit because we got a reduced rate on the Performing Arts Center, which is where we conduct Rush, " Panhellenic Council President Christine Yura, accounting junior, said. " I think that it (registration) creates an at- mosphere where all the students are working together. It helps the University and makes us a more complete network, and it changes the perception that they weren ' t registered because of some racial issues, " Glenn Maloney, Assistant Dean of Students, said. According to Sigma Delta Tau president Randi Shade, Plan II senior, students said a lack of variety in ethnicity of members, in addition to drinking and hazing, were all negative aspects associated with sororities. However, Shade also said that more of the student population would see the positive qualities as the sororities became more involved on campus. " I ' d say that registration probably is good because it helps project a more positive image, ' Alpha Phi member Chrissi Noyd, accounting! senior, said. One may wonder why the sororities had n registered before. " That ' s a long story, " Benn said in recounting sorority history. According to Bennett, between May 196 and March 1968, several decisions were made by the University and by the Panhellenic Coun- cil which led to the sororities ' independence. In 1965, the University had limited jurist diction over off-campus housing; the sororiro houses were no longer accepted as University property. Therefore, the Sorority Alumnae Ad- visory Council was formed so that " the eighteen sorority houses would be properly supervised under a common set of rules, " Bennett said. The sororities grew to function independently of the University. In 1966 the Panhellenic EGE Council gained jurisdiction over its social affairs and in 1967 the Panhellenic Coucnil and the ' Interfraternity Council moved off campus. Lat that year the Panhellenic Council became t sponsible for all rules and regulations of t houses and members. The sororities chose not to register in 1967 when it became a requirement for student or- ganizations in order to use campus facilities. Their reasons included not wanting to be undei the jurisdiction of the Committee of Studem Organizations or the Students ' Association control and regulation. " So, on March 5, 1968, all 18 Nationa Panhellenic Council sororities voted not to reg- ister with UT-Austin as student organizations, ' Bennett said. In response to the registration which finall; occurred, Jan. 27, 1988, most sorority member had positive feelings. " I think it ' s great. I wa absolutely ecstatic, " Shade said. Time will tell how the registration of so rorities will affect changes in campus involve ment and influence and in the minds of th University population. " Certainly we hav problems, but this is hopefully a move in th right direction. A great beginning, " Shade said by Joyce Inman 12 Sorority Registration Janice Jacobs RULES AND REGULATIONS: Chris Curran, marketing senior, and Laura Kauachi, business senior, look over the new rules and privileges that come with registering with the University. An orientation meeting welcomed the sororities to the University, Feb. 17. WEIGHING THE ISSUES: Christine Yura, accounting junior, discusses University registration with a concerned sorority member. MOOD MUSIC: Sigma Delta Tau members lighten up their lunch break by listening to their favorite songs. Michael Stravato Sorority Registration 13 AND JUSTIC FOR ALL? FINAL JUDGEMENT: Lawyer, Tom Kolkel leads mem- bers of the UT 16 into the courtroom for sentencing, Sept. 24. Pictured are Bill Kern, James Oliver, Latin American studies junior, Justin McCoy and Kathleen Kern. " Whites lie! Blacks die! Set them free! Stop funding murder! Death to White Su- premacy! " Signs of protest held aloft in fervent de- termination images of the 60 ' s come to mind burning draft cards, billy clubs, a solitary black student against a sea of white, the peace sign, and the American flag sewn into the seat of a pair of jeans. Upon closer examination, it is evident the year is not 1967; the date is Sep- tember 25, 1987. Several hundred students protest the school ' s involvement with companies operating in South Africa as well as the judge- ment handed down to the " UT 16 " . Approximately one year after their shortlived takeover of President Cunningham ' s office, the " UT 16 " had their day in court. The sen- sationalized trial caused much controversy es- pecially when the court handed it ' s judgement down. Judge Leslie Taylor sentenced 12 of the 16 to jail terms ranging from three to six months. The group also was instructed to pay a maximum fine of $200 and their portion of court costs. Many in the UT community said the judge had been exceedingly severe, that the group was sacrificed as an example to others. Others be- lieved the sentences were appropriate because the students should have tried more legitimate channels of expression, not violated the law. The reactions of the UT students and faculty varied. Professor Mil- licent Marcus, an Ital- ian instructor, said, " As a whole, non- violent protesting is admirable. I believe in civil disobedience as a valid form of political protest. " She felt the jail terms were " ... exceedingly harsh and inappropriate. " In disagreement, Ed Sharpe, vice-president of administration, said he does not look at it quite the same. There is nothing Gary Kanad|ian WTOng with frCC speech, " ... as long as it is within the bounds of the law. " Most UT students said they admired their dedication to a cause, but disagreed with their methods, primarily the lock-in. " They went about it the wrong way, but they should not be forced to go to jail, " Curt Croshaw, finance junior, said. He also agreed with the Unl versity ' s right to refuse divestment. On the other hand, Annette Camino jour- nalism freshman, agreed with the sentencing. " Their punishment was fair it wasn ' t very. stiff, yet they also didn ' t get away with too easy a sentencing. They pretty much got what they deserved. " Charles Wolford, advertising junior, said if he had lead the protest movement he would noe have taken the office hostage. " I respect their idea, but I have to disagree with their meth- odology they could have protested in a different way. " But the protestors themselves said they did not feel this way. Beverly Burr, Plan II senior, said when normal channels have proven in- effective, the activists start having protests, many times illegally. " We need to express our- selves in a way that shows our dedication. " Sentenced to five months in jail, Daniel Gohl, physics graduate student, was not at all happy with the convictions. " I will go if I have to, but I ' m not sorry about what happened. I ' m willing to take my punishment, we have to abide by the laws we are trying to change. " He pointed out a 1975 incident when anti-apartheid protestors also occupied the president ' s office, but received no punishment; they were given amnesty. Kathleen Kern, government senior, was also convicted to a sentence of three months. She was " ... surprised at the judgement it ' s very rare to exceed the prosecution ' s recommended sentence. " She said she wished President Cun- ningham " ... would stand up for the students ' I view and take it to the regents. " President Cunningham was unable to issue a comment since he will be held responsible for helping UT decide disciplinary measures against " UT 16 " and must remain non-biased. While creating controversy, the UT 16 exv perience made people examine the divestment issues and evaluate their own feelings about how far a protest should go. The UT community got a taste of conflict, for some it was simply a radically theatrical event; for others,, it was a legitimate effort to further a worthy cause. I by Theresa Framing CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE: Austin resident Stuart Graharr chants with ralliers, Sept. 27, in protest to the sentencing ol ' the UT 16 and to the University ' s investments in South Africa. 14 UT Sixteen Demonstrations reminiscent of sixties by Theresa Froming The many protests and rallies seen at UT caused some people to open their eyes and wonder if this was unique to the university. Most students had heard about the anti- Vietnam and civil rights protests of the 60 ' s, but felt such radical activism had died out. As recent examples showed, nothing could be farther from the truth. Schools across the country saw a resurgence of noble causes and student activists. Most of the protests fo- cused on fighting in Central America and divestment from South Africa. University of California-Berkley: In the spring of 1985 and 1986, numerous protests against apartheid disrupted the cam- pus. There were over 1,000 arrests. Hamilton College: Twelve students, September 1986, participated in a sit-in for divestment. All were suspended for the fol- lowing semester. University of Wisconsin-Madison: On Saturday, Oct. 24, 1987, in the largest rally since the Vietnam protests of the 60 ' s and 70 ' s, 19 people were arrested for pro- testing planes used in Nicaragua. Cornell University: Demonstrators organized a sit-in at the University Ad- ministration building to protest the school ' s African involvement. The local police ar- rested over 1,000 protestors. Texas campuses were not exempt from these activities either. Southwest Texas State experienced intense divestment protests. The University of Houston responded to pressure from the university populus and broke eco- nomic ties with South Africa. At Texas A M University, students were arrested for passing out literature at an apart- heid march. The University of Texas at Aus- tin also felt the turmoil caused by the " UT 16 " movement. At many colleges, the protests evoked results. Schools such as The University of Wisconsin, Columbia, Vassar and the Uni- versity of California-Berkley responded to anti-apartheid cries and severed relations with South Africa. At countless others though, the movements marched on, fueled by vision and ideology. UT Sixteen 1 5 Stud early c Big D, b foi aqk up dad to hit thf y travel game Imagine the unsuspecting metropolis of Dal- las; all is quiet in the " Big D " everything runs smoothly, silently humming along. But (gasp), what ' s this?!!? . . . thousands of crazed UT students descending upon the city in fiend- ish hoards, all with one thought in mind, one twisted goal, one unifying bond . . . (gulp) PARTYING!! Was this a scene out of an old Godzilla movie? Not at all. Actually this invasion hap- pened every year when the University of Texas and the Oklahoma football teams met to go head-to-head at the Cotton Bowl. While rough- ly 38,000 students and faculty traveled to Dal- las, October 9-1 1, to see the game, many turned the weekend into a three-day party. As a diverse city, Dallas offered many means to satisfy everyone ' s tastes. People hit a variety of spots including West End Marketplace, Calientes, Fat Tuesdays, The Stark Club, Sparx and the State Fair. The most popular theme among the partyers was cruising Commerce Street on the Friday before the big game. Texas and Oklahoma fans mingled on the busy down- town roadway. Kim Doyle, fashion design sophomore, said, " The best part was going down Commerce Street on Friday. The worst parts were the hangovers, the game, and seeing my old boy- friend. " While it was enjoyable for most, some stu- dents said it was not all it was cracked up to be. Many football enthusiasts were not in the celebrating mood after losing to Oklahoma, 44- 9. Andrew Phillips, advertising freshman, said he partied on Commerce Street, Friday. On Saturday, he went to the game and then tore it up at an Alpha Phi Omega party. " It was okay, but it wasn ' t the highlight of my life, " Phillips said. Mauricio Castro, finance junior, said he felt differently. He thought the 1987 OU-UT showdown was just as good as previous years. " This one was a lot better because everyone was so fired up. Being in Dallas with all my UT pals was so much fun! Probably the worst part of the weekend was the second half of the game it would have been better if we had won and OU hadn ' t had so many people there. " Many, new to the University, had never seen an OU weekend. Transplanted Aggie, Deborah game and " ... was attracted because of the hype made by everyone at UT. I want- ed to see what the OU-UT game was really like, I knew it was ... MORE THAN JUST A FOOTBALL GAME! " Ing " ..had a choice time.. " at the game and at Sparx, a. new wave dance club. " My worst experience was when I got sick on some of the fans in front of me. My best moment of the entire weekend was when I found out they were from OU. Overall, the weekend was incredible, but it drained me financially, mentally and physically for the rest of the month. " While everyone who went might not have enjoyed such extreme experiences as Ing, most agreed it was a weekend that lived up to its reputation. So as Sunday drew to a close, Dallas said " good-bye " to the pooped, but pleased Longhorns as they drove homeward. She breathed a sigh of relief and began her wait until next year ' s happenings. : by Theresa Framing I 16 OU Weekend , MOliTHAN ; Daniel Byram CRUISIN ' : Gearing up for the game, students drive up and down Commerce Street supporting their favorite team. BEVO ' S FAN CLUB: Longhom supporters carouse on Commerce Street the Friday night before the football showdown at the Cotton Bowl, Oct. 10. GO, SPUDS, GO! While Spuds looks on, fairgoers sample the sights and sounds of the state fair in Dallas. OU Weekend 17 18 Vietnam CONCEPTUAL PLAN SOLEMN MOMENT: Pat Bennet, ex U.S. Marine, par- ticipates in the pledge of allegiance at the Texas Association of Vietnam Veterans meeting, Dec. 10. PLANS IN PROGRESS: The Vietnam Veterans Bouldin Creek Park was unveiled in September. The park was to serve as a recreational facility for all veterans and community residents. IN REMEMBRANCE: Special ceremonies occured at the State Capitol Rotunda for all veterans of war, Nov. 1 1 . Vietnam. The word silences some, evokes curiousity in others and embitters many. Eighteen years had passed since the capitol city of Saigon fell to the communist North Vietnamese, yet the Vietnam War emerged in 1987 and 1988 as one of the most talked about subjects in American history. With the 1982 dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (a wall inscribed with names of those killed or missing in the war) and the recent release of films such as Platoon, Full Metal Jacket and Good Morning Vietnam, and award- winning books like Pace ' s Story, and even a television series, Tour of Duty, the generally avoided topic of Vietnam surfaced. Riding the wave of media attention and discussion about the war, Austin Vietnam veter- ans, residents and university students worked to keep the memories of those killed, or still con- sidered missing, alive. Plans for a " living memorial " in South Aus- tin were unveiled in September as part of this effort. The Vietnam Veterans Bouldin Creek Park Foundation was developed to serve as both a meditative place for veterans of all wars, and as a community recreational facility to remember those still living, Don Dorsey, vice president of the project, said. " Vietnam veterans, " Dorsey said, needed in- volvement, as with the community park. " We help the community, and that helps the vets. " Activity of Vietnam veterans was low until recent years, when media attention turned to- ward the war, according to Dorsey. " Platoon opened the door for Nam vets, " Dorsey said. He and members of Texas As- sociation of Vietnam Veterans, of which he was the 1987 treasurer, were part of a special screen- ing of the movie at the Arboretum, when it was released in Austin early in 1987. Counselors were present to discuss any anger and pain the film evoked because of its realistic quality. " Platoon, " Dorsey said, " isn ' t about what ' s right; wars aren ' t right people get caught in the middle. " A pharmacy major at UT from 1966 to 1968, Dorsey said he joined the Marine Corps because he ran out of college money, and wanted to be an infantryman fighting for his country. " After Nam, though, I wanted to do more drugs than sell them, " he said. The war was different from anything he could have imagined, Dorsey said, and once there, he found he disagreed with what was happening. " I never agreed, I just knew once I got there it wasn ' t the place to protest . . . You see what you ' re made of, " he said. " You didn ' t know anyone very long; you just marked those days off that calender. " Returning to UT after the war, Dorsey re- ceived an an degree, which he has used to design products for his Vietnam veterans- oriented company. As chairman for the awareness committee of TAW, which began in 1985 as a non-political, community involvement organization, Dorsey, with other members, visited Austin high schools, describing the Vietnam experience in an effort to " dispell the myths of Rambo. " Dorsey also said university students seem to be showing more interest, " but, young kids are more enthusiastic than the college kids two years ago. " Lack of interest about the war by college students may have been because the contro- versial subject was avoided in high school ed- ucation until recently, Thomas Philpott, UT history professor, said. Vietnam 19 Although many years have passed, a new awareness of the war has emerged " Platoon certainly made a difference, though, " he said, on the amount of questions and interest he received when lecturing about the war in his classes. " (Current) students were born at the height of the war in 1967 and 1968, and have no memory of it, but keep hearing about it, " he said. " They now realize they don ' t know any- thing about it. " Philpott, who had been teaching at UT for twenty years, said in the past, students seemed to have opinions, both positive and negative, about the war, yet did not have substantial knowledge about the subject. That is why he covered Vietnam in class. Vietnam veterans spoke in some of his class- es, Philpott said, and at one time, the Gov- ernment Department offered a class on the war. With the recent interest in the subject, Philpott said the possibility of again offering a course dealing exclusively with the war existed, but, " whoever teaches it would have to prepare for it (because) it is so controversial . . . and so explosive. " Media attention, movies and books did not encourage enough understanding about the Vi- etnam War, according to some who had de- voted themselves to veteran issues. Members of Angel Flight, the sister organ- ization to Arnold Air Society of the UT Air Force ROTC, dedicated themselves to a Prisoner of War Missing in Action project, making it the group ' s national ongoing issue, according to fall Angel Flight commander Tonia Carlisle, history senior. During the last week of September, members of Angel Flight and the UT Air Force, Army and Navy ROTC participated in a candlelight vigil in which members spent hour-long shifts for 24 hours manning a booth in front of Russell A. Steindhan Hall, in memory of POW ' s and MIA ' s of the war. " Not many people think about MIA POW issues, " Carlisle said. " It ' s been so long they feel, why think about it? " When the organization was present on the West Mall to offer information on POW MIA issues, response was generally low, or anti- military, Carlisle said. " If they ' re not involved in the military, they don ' t seem to really un- derstand. " Besides signing and sending petitions to the Vietnam government for the release of POW MIA remains, Carlisle said Angel Flight and Arnold Air Society members purchased bracelets, each with an MIA ' s name and de - scription on it, to be worn until he is found. Although the company from which the bracelets were ordered reported a much greater than average request for them during the year, Carlisle and Angel Flight member Barbara Frazar, psychology sophomore, said other stu- dents ' responses to the bracelets had been mostly of confusion. " Students ask, ' Did you know him (the name on the bracelet)? If not, what are you wearing this bracelet for? ' " Frazar said. The bracelets, Frazar said she told people, were a symbol for those who are still missing; that they have not been forgotten. Keeping alive the Vietnam War and veter- ans ' issues was the focus for certain groups nationally and locally since the war ended. In 1987 and 1988, their cause achieved a height- ened awareness because of spotlighting by the media; however, as with various subjects in the past, the risk of losing the public ' s interest existed. " Something real is happening, " P hilpott I said, " but people could back away because it I hurts too much ... If young people ask ques-l tions about Vietnam though, then other subjects, i will open up. " by Kim Stanick STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER: Ron Dorsey, Texas Association of Vietnam Veterans member, discusses the many problems that Vietnam veterans encounter in their day-to-day lives at the Dec. 10 meeting. THEY SHALL NOT BE FORGOTTEN: Jane Dougherty, history junior, examines the MIA bracelet that Sandy Lawson, elementary education junior, wears in memory of Major Harold lineberger. 20 Vietnam Michael Stravato Vietnam 2 1 They come by the thousands wearing bizarre costumes and acting out their wildest fantasies . . . They are " It ' s the most fabulous place to be in the world on Halloween. There ' s only, like, two p laces in the world where people go crazy like this. One, I hear, is Southern Illinois and then there ' s Austin, Texas, " Scott Roan, Texas A M graduate and Dallas resident in the guise of " Opus, " said. Transformed into one grand party, October 31, Austin and its nightlife attracted thousands of people ranging from students to locals to out- of-town visitors. It was, simply put by one Halloween reveler, " a totally radical party. " The excitement felt by all heightened and changed the atmosphere to turn Austin into a unique locale for Halloween. People and ac- tivities formed this once-a-year distinction. One could mix at a sorority fraternity parry New Year, Elvira, Freddie Kruger, Spuds McK ' enzie, the Noid or the Living Dead. The rangt was enormous, the atmosphere was alive, and the experience was . . . unique. The spirit did not end in the street, but! seeped into nearby clubs and bars as Halloweer partiers danced from one location to the next Clubs such as Flamingo ' s Bar and Maggie Mae ' ; contributed to the occasion with special prep- arations ranging from costume and pumpkin- carving contests to additional employees Although 203 Austin police officers and 28 Department of Public Safety troopers mingled with the 100,000+ partiers, problems were scarce. A few fights broke out during the eve- ning but basically the crowd brewed fun, not trouble. " I ' m not controlling the crowds, " one i or a host of other parties, dance to the beat of Javelin Boot or the Wayouts at the Union ' s Texas Tavern Showroom, experience " Phantom of the Opera " at Bates Recital Hall, get spooked at Phi Gamma Delta ' s hauntingly decorated house, bowl a strike at the Union Rec Center ' s Moonlight Rock ' n ' Bowl ... or, one could go to Sixth Street, an experience in itself. Sixth Street was, by far, the most distinctive quality of Austin ' s Halloween. It was " Austin ' s version of Mardi Gras, " Deanna Lester, ac- counting senior, said. What other description came close? More than 100,000 people, dis- guised in a fantastic array of costumes, joined in the celebration. " They were there for the wildness of the night and for the unique experience of Hal- loween on Sixth Street. Main attraction? All the people. And the costumes too, " one participant said. The crowd, en mass, circulated through the street in an enormous loop from Brazos to Red River as the roadway had been barricaded from Congress Avenue to 1-35. Out of this crowd rose a massive roar of voices, engulfing the street. Everyone seemed animated and united de- spite the overwhelming diversity of people and costumes the " varied species of humanoids, " as classified by one participant. Others defintely " let it all out " (some quite graphically), forgetting all usual inhibitions. Af- ter all, it was the only night out of the year to be a completely different person, whether as Baby police officer said. " Lots of crime going on down here. That ' s why I ' m down here. To fight crime. All I can dc is watch right now. With the help of the fellow officers we hope to round the crime up, " Bat- man (alias Mike Guire, a UT graduate) said. Halloween in Austin was definitely a ' ghouling ' fun time. A Texas football victor) over Texas Tech that afternoon added to the celebration and set the tone for the holiday. The enormous number of people involved created ar incredible array, filtering into parties, dances but especially onto Sixth Street. " It was really really a sheer ecstasy ol social gathering, " Christopher Johnson, archi- tecture freshman, said. by Joyce Inman 22 Hallum-cn y J ' McHALLOWEEN: Austin resident, Pete Hausmann peers through his Mac Tonight costume while working his way through the mob on 6th Street. MID- NIGHT RUSH HOUR: Packing the streets, over 100,000 people parade down 6th Street. This ' ghoulish ' once-a- year occasion has grown into a full- blown Austin Tradition. IMPROVE YOUR IMAGE: Halloween brings out the ' worst ' in people as in this case of a devilishly handsome goblin. Students spent many hours and dollars to create original entertaining costumes. , Halloween 23 The scene is a smoke filled barroom, a lone woman, nursing a gin and tonic, looks up expectantly as a swaggering man makes his way toward her. " I ' ve been noticing you sitting here, and I ' d really like to get to know you better, much better. " " Maybe, if you ' re lucky, " she says coyly as she smiles up at him. After a couple of hours of small talk, she finishes her drink, picks up her purse and follows him out the bar door into the neon-lit street. Is this a clip out of " Saturday Night Fever " a memory of the glory days of disco, of the " Me " generation, of polyester and gold me- dallions. It could not be 1988, not with the massive Safe Sex and AIDS campaigns. Yet, student interviews and Health Center statistics showed students participating in safe sex tech- niques was a modern myth. The days of " Free Love " were over, but safe and responsible sex practices had not yet found their way to UT. Most students were aware of the sexual malices. Their education began at childhood; they formed sexual attitudes in the days when herpes was as bad as it got. Now not only did students have to deal with communicable mala- dies such as syphillis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, in addition to pregnancy, there was something that could kill. During 1988, society ' s misconception was that the conservative trend was making people more responsible. Marriage and monogamy were back in full swing, and the sexual ex- perimentation of the 60 ' s was no longer in vogue. Yet, it seemed that most University heterosexual students had not changed their behavior accordingly. According to the Health Center, most of the changes in sexual behavior occurred within the male homosexual population primarily because they were the group with the largest number of AIDS cases. Dave, liberal arts senior, was a former ho- mosexual. He altered his sexual conduct because there was a question in his mind as to whether he had contracted AIDS. " I ' m not intimate Jeff Hod I FRIENDLY, BUT CAREFUL: Curtis Croshaw, finance junior, attempts to make a good first impression on his new I acquaintance, Deborah Ing, advertising junior. with anyone now because even though I tested negative, there is still a slim possibility I can infect another person. " But what needed to happen before hetero- sexual behavior was modified? " Rising numbers of heterosexuals with AIDS and personal contact with an AIDS victim are the two most realistic factors that would do it, " Scott Spear, Health Center physician, said. When asked if their sexual behavior had changed due to recent Safe Sex campaigns, an alarming 90% of those interviewed said they had not undergone any modifications. Monogamy was not popular among students. Peggy, marketing senior, gave a typical answer. " I usually have frequent partners interrupted by periods of monogamy, " she said. John, finance junior, also was intimate with several partners. " It ' s kind of worrisome, think- ing of all the implications you can ' t ignore what ' s out there. It could be a fatal mistake. " While this was not alarming, the percentage of condomless intimacy was. Based on student interviews, a prophylactic was only used in 15- 20% of all liaisons. Purchasing these contra- ceptives made females embarrassed and un- comfortable, while males thought there was nothing wrong with the concept of females handling that detail. The Student Health Center ' s statistics mir- rored the view that UT students were not af- fected by the Safe Sex trend. During the fall semester, hundreds of tests were run for sexually transmitted diseases (STD ' s). In addition, most students did not know that the Health Center could test for AIDS. A test (costing $17) could detect the HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Vi- rus) antibodies which show up when the AIDS virus is present. If the results were positive, the ELISSA test, a much more specific screen, was administered. Costing about $77, the ELISSA could tell with certainty if it was actually HIV and not a random virus. Two STD ' s which increased significantly in frequency were genital warts and chlamydia. According to the Health Center, there was a sudden surge in the number of warts cases, as was true with chlamydia. Sherry Bell, of the UT 24 Sexual Evolution .:JM : IT _..... Ji dm fa " ' HE BIRDS AND THE BEES..AND THE SQUIRREL: With a friendly rodent chaperoning, Brenda Cardenas, ology junior, and boyfriend Haracio Lau, electrical engineering senior.-share some time together between classes. Health Education Office, said, " It ' s the most widespread STD and since there are no real detectable symptoms for chlamydia, 80% of women can ' t tell they have it. " Over the fall semester, UT ran 1,295 tests. Roughly 12.7% of the students received positive results, which was an increase from the previous semester. While there was an obvious lack of students practicing safe sex, various organizations worked to combat this dilemma. Internationally, the World Health Organization held a global sum- mit in the spring of 1988 to combat the spread of AIDS. This summit was the first of its kind and many in the health services community applauded the symposium as the medical es- tablishment finally recognizing the seriousness of the disease. No longer was it " that ho- mosexual disease " . Various telephone " hotlines, " both national and local, helped to clear up AIDS confusion. The Health Center was also a valuable source of information for students and faculty. Mul- tiple programs such as Noon Talks, AIDS work- shops for UT personnel, Resident Advisor train- ing, newsletters in student grade reports and personal counseling all confronted sexual ques- tions and combated ignorance by teaching safe sex behaviors. Bell defined UT ' s objective. " We need to remove the barriers either through education or other means (such as availability of con- doms), so safe sex practices are as easy as pos- sible for students to achieve. " While UT students were immersed in sexual information, many failed to make use of it, choosing instead to continue in their reckless habits. Through the programs of the Health Center and media information, it could only be hoped that students would eventually realize the importance of Safe Sex. I by Theresa Fronting Sexual Evolution 25 More than just students, UT athletes trained for the Summer Olympics. It took dedication, HEART A Every four u frs the world ' s top diletes gather to test ieir abilities in a competitioni e none othej m Earth, the Olympic Games. This Kai, the 1988 summer games took! place in Seoul, South Korea, and many of the competitors present may have become Olympi- ans by Braining for their, team trials as college athleteslUT had such students, many of whom were far Vom home, coming from such place Jamaica, raile, California and Georgia- Making rt hrough trials and onspthe womens basketl !! team, was erly Williams, Lad HgheuJjiTOall player, said she wanted since she first sv the Olympics on television as a child. " It would be a dream comelrue, and a good experience to play against arfcther country, " DREAM COME TRUE?: Lady Longhorrfltasketball star Beverly Williams has wanted to be a member f the U.S. Olympic team since her childhood. Williams, phj fcal education semo rom Del Valley, " iVsaid. Acco ling to Pablo Squella, Texas mernUlr and Chile Olympic team " shoe-It " i ever athlete ' s goal is to go to the Olymp iGanfes. " It ' s the most fascinating event you coulJ ' find vhere 150 to 160 nations get together n etition, " Squella, physical educ jumor,%aic WorlJWathletSjs gathering foa ne crfmpe- tition, especially Xth Easterr Bloc Kuntries, and a chance torenMenthi Kjutl y, were why Doug Gjertsen, Texas Vvimrlier, competed for a place on the U.S. swinl tearp at the trials in the Texas Swimming Cenr. Although athletics ire a substantial part of their lives, UT Olymjflc hopefuls said it was the school ' s reputation JBT acadernV excellence fore- most, combined uffth top-rate afWetic programs and coaches,a nich brought them rl|re. 5 an American Games gold and Jamaican Olympic team contender, Win- throp Graham, RTF junior, said, " Track is secondary to getting my degree. But, it ' s a dream I have to make it to the Olympics. " According to Texas and U.S. swimming coach, Richard Quick, there were many reasons an Olympic hopeful would wish to train at the University. Aside from the school ' s " academic greatness and tremendous facilities, " Quick said, " the school shows commitment to its teams. " Three-time Olympian and two-time gold medalist Jill Sterkel, who competed in the swim trials for her fourth time in 1988, said she came to the University as a student in 1976, and has remained as an assistant swimming coach be- cause it is a " top university. " " I think the swimming center has the best pool in the country, " Sterkel said. Besides state of the art training facilities, academic opportunities, and guidance from Olympic coaches like Terry Crawford, women ' s track, Stan Huntsman, men ' s track, and Rich- ard Quick, swimming, UT athletes stressed their strong, competitive team backgrounds as an advantage for the summer trials. SEOUL Of the irornen swimmers,3 mkel said, " Thera fre ten or fifteen who have legkimate shot t making it (to the Olympics). ' competitive but friendly atmosphere teammates was a positive factor goifl ifto the trials, according to Andrea Haye :xas swimmer. " Everyone knows it ' s an Olympic ye they ' re shooting for the same goals ly swrtarnmg br Texas, " Hayes, physicaiyfd- ucatioh sopnSmore from Pensacola, Knowiqg it ras an Olympic yea Iid not worry someatWg abputtJjgi cnedules, as might be expected% Most of them had been balancing school w|rk, social life and train- ing for years. Texas swimmerleff Olsen said basically the only differenceJie experienced was swim- ming an extra cmy each week, and weight training furtheXinto spring. " Swimming and school work go hand in n, broadcast news sophomore from Austin, said. " If you just work out, you get tired of it, " Squella said. " I go out and have a normal life, but a pure normal life: no drinking or smoking. " However, some UT athletes who prepared for the summer trials expected their normal routines to change drastically as the trials approached. Keith Wheeler, business freshman from Troy, Michigan who had been running since fourth grade, said conditioning would even- tually take its toll. " The training hasn ' t yet affected my social life, but later it will. I ' ll be too scared to go out. I ' ll be too obsessed, " he said. The summer games would occur through- out the beginning of the fall semester, any UT student who made his country ' s Olym- pic team would miss the beginning of the semester. It would be a welcomed sacrifice, since competing in the games would mark the pinnacle of success for the athlete. by Kim Stanick John Foxworth 26 Olympic Hopefuls -a: on UP AND OVER: Pan American Games gold medalist, Winthrop Graham perfects his hurdling technique during practice at Memorial Stadium. LONE RUNNER: Pablo Squella, physical education junior from Chili, paces himself through practice at Memorial Stadium. John Foxwonh MAKIN ' WAVES: Betsy Mitchell performs the butterfly at the Texas Swim Center. Mitchell also holds the World Record in the 200 meter backstroke which she set in 1986. Courtesy Women ' s Athletics Service Olympic Hopefuls 27 Some came out of love, others out of faith; still others came simply out of curiosity or convenience, but all turned out to see the fore- most Catholic leader, John Paul II, in his his- toric trip to San Antonio, September 13. Students from the University Catholic Center joined the 855,000 Catholics and non-Catholics in San Antonio for the papal celebration. Seeing the pope was an important event to Catholic students because " he is a living symbol of the faith of our religion and what our church is all about, " Father Paul Raspond, of the University Catholic Center, said. In his first tour of the Southern United States, Pope John Paul met with Jewish and Protestant religious leaders, denounced depri- vation of minorities, stood firmly by Catholic discontent at Catholic doctrine in the form of riots and protests during the pope ' s tour of the U.S. " The silent majority of American Catholics no longer associate with the Church because it has moved too far to the right, " Daniel Maguire, Marquette University theology pro- fessor said to People magazine. " The Church has attempted to silence people but the age of silencing is at an end. " Generally, students attending the mass dis- agreed with the national move to change Cath- olic doctrine. " The pope is trying hard to keep church values in our society, " Valerie Martinez, pharmacy freshman, said. Martinez also said that the Catholic doctrine the pope adheres to brings people closer to the church, and if these rules were abandoned or bent, the religion have no impact on his views, " Leonard Swidlei a Roman Catholic theologian at Temple Unt versity, said. Stenson said conflicts between some Amer ican Catholics and the pope sprang from dif ferent cultural views. " The American publi finds the pope ' s stable stance on Catholic doc trine difficult to accept because the Unitei States views Catholic issues as they do polictica ones, " Stenson said. " When individuals disagree with the pop) and his teachings, the American people believ ' that they can simply change the laws, but th Catholic church is not set up in a democrat! way, " he said. The discord created by the pope ' s visit ben efited public awareness, according to Joan Horn T lSrX A S doctrine and prayed for world peace. The pope ' s visit provoked national contro- versy concerning the pontiffs rigid stance on Catholic teachings such as prohibition of abor- tion and artificial contraception, refusal to or- dain women as ministers and rejection of ho- mosexual relations. Despite instances of dispute within the American Catholic Church, the students at- tending the papal mass said the controversies were subordinate to the " inspirational and the- ological uplifting experience, " Jennifer Alex- ander, communications junior, said. In response, students who attended the mass said they support the pope ' s opinions on abor- tion, homosexuality, artificial means of birth control and women ' s position in the church. " I support the pope on all issues. If I did have a disagreement with one of the issues, I would try to suppress it and support the pope, " Al- exander said. Nationally though, many Americans voiced would break apart. Concerning church policy, John Stenson, pe- troleum engineering graduate student, said that church doctrine is based on the Bible. " The Bible is not changing so there is no reason our church doctrine should change. " Some, however, disagreed with the church ' s objective. They said the church should help support the congregation, and alienating those who disagree was unfair. " In my mind, issues like divorce and abor- tion are consequences of underlying problems and people need the support of the church in times of crisis, not to be abandoned by it, " Elizabeth Caldcleugh, international business sophomore, said. Although the pope heard this dissent during his visit, policy changes supported by many Americans were unlikely to come about, na- tional theologists said. " It is pretty clear to me that he has not listened at all to what people are saying. They administrator of the University Catholic Centei " The fact that the issues have life to then conveys that the people aren ' t complacent abou the role of religion in their lives and that they beginning to think about that role, " she said. Since the Catholic doctrine raised controversy some students ' beliefs incurred problems. Fathe Raspond said, when counseling students whc disagreed with specific Catholic doctrine, th importance was to focus on the central Christiai belief. " Students need to understand that the; can disagree with the church in theory, but the; must understand and accept the consequence from this freedom of conscience, " he said. Although national dissent arose during thi pope ' s visit, curious onlookers and faithful wor shippers alike joined in the once in a lifetimi celebration and were entranced by the charism; and renown of Pope J ohn Paul II. by Michelle Moon Pope ' i Visit 28 VADRE Itrf . - ' ' ,,a John Mootv WAVING BLESSINGS: Mamie Lara of Victoria cheers as the Popemobile drives past. WELCOME, HEAVENLY FATHER: Julia Donez of Corpus Christi waits patiently for the pope. Abigail Chapir Pope ' s Visit 29 Among the inspirational, uplifting religious periences associated with Pope John Paul ' s sit to the U.S. was another inspirational, lifting experience making money. While Americans love public figures, Amer- an entrepreneurs love making money from m. ' Popepourri, " souvenirs of Pope John Paul ' s visit; was abundant along the parade routes id at the mass sites around the country. Any- ing that could commemorate the pope, did. Among the papal mementos produced dur- .g the visit were T-shirts of all types and tastes. ie Pope John Paul II " Raising Hell Tour " lirt created for his visit to Sun Devil Stadium Tempe, Arizona, led sales. The " real " party imal, " Pope MacKenzie, " raised controversy DELIVERANCE: Despite the collapse of the mass t two days before the Pope ' s arrival, the mass goes along scheduled PAPAL GREETINGS: Pope John Paul II ives through the crowd in his Pope Mobile before ating Mass. DEVOTED FOLLOWER: A Corpus i resident waits patiently for the Pope to pass in his lobile. over the copyrights of the popular beer ' s slogan. " Popecorn, " the foremost in papal popping, boasted of its lighter, fluffier and more heavenly taste. One San Antonio priest collected 97 varieties of souvenirs including the pope scope which allowed worshippers to see over crowds, pope masks, comic books and papal paper dolls. Button mania also swept the crowds as spec- tators displayed the pope blessing baseball teams and even reciting movie themes. One button quoted the pope saying, " Go ahead, bless my day. " And for those worshippers who wanted to relive the visit on videotape, a 60-minute ver- sion was produced, filled with " the grandeur and pageantry of the visit ... " The tape, which cost $35 per copy, came in English, Spanish and Polish. The award for tackiest popepourri went to the pope lawn sprinkler featuring the pope in white robes with his hands extended. A hose connected to the device emitted water from the pontiffs outstretched arms. Also for sale, solid silver papal commem- orative coins displayed Pope John Paul ' s profile on one side and the Alamo on the other. Along the parade routes of San Antonio, vendors set up booths for food, drink and homemade souvenirs. Selling everything from porcelain busts of the pope to posters, coins and fans, entrepreneurs watched people attending the mass and parade stream by but without stopping, browsing or buying. Merchants with drinks and food for hot and hungry parade watchers faired better than souvenir peddlers. Soft drinks and snow cones, costing up to a dollar, were bought without complaint. Although vendors in San Antonio prepared to profit from the heavenly sales of pope souvenirs, worshippers attending the mass and along the parade route did not fulfill the monetary hopes of entrepreneurs. There was plenty of merchan- dise to choose from, yet fans of the pope seemed content to simply view the real thing. by Michelle Moon Pope ' s Visit 3 1 The Austin Marathon keeps participants ON THE RUN In the dark of morning several thousand athletes were poised behind the Arboretum. The lines were drawn and Mayor Frank Cooksey and City Council member George Humphrey stood beside the National Guard cannon. The athletes stood at attention anticipating the gun, syn- chronizing their watches. Boom! They ' re off! This was not the site of a local north versus south-Austin Civil War. This was the second annual Austin Marathon and Council member Humphrey just fired the starter ' s gun. The Austin Marathon had little to be desired as far as race conditions were concerned. High humidity, gusting wind and an above normal temperature dominated the race, Nov. 1 5 . Nev- ertheless, an estimated 2,250 runners partic- ipated in the marathon with three-fourths of the runners entered in the shorter half-marathon. The marathon route started at the Arboretum in northwest Austin and extended south on MoPac to 45th Street where the runners were then directed south on Guadalupe. The race continued downtown to Barton Springs Road and finally ended at Zilker Park. Before the race, Sam George, from College Station, was more than nervous. The night before, " I had nightmares about that hill up ahead (the one behind the Arboretum), " George said. For most runners, a hill was not a devastating encounter, but try that same hill while confined to a wheelchair like George. George had " wheeled " in 1 1 previou s marathons. Later that morning he won the wheelchair event with a time of 3: 14:09. Winners in other divisions included Jason Shear, men ' s full marathon with a time of 2:35:27; Rose Garcia, women ' s full marathon, time 3:25:52; Dwayne Allen, men ' s half mar- athon, 1:09: 1 1 and Sherill Webb, women ' s half marathon 1:26:30. Race director Marc Beers organized the entire event and was aided by Humphrey who cleared the race through bureaucratic channels and won the city council ' s support for the marathon. Unavailable for comment, Beers was praised by many runners for his organization of the race. Winner Jason Shear said the race was organized well and he particularly liked the reception offered to the runners at the finish line. " I thought the many volunteers (from Gold- en Life Family Fitness Center) who helped run- ners recuperate after the race was handled well, " Shear said. Tents, cots and blankets were set-up to administer first aid, massages and advice to the weary runners. With the apparent success of the marathon the city still needed to address one problem to insure the marathon ' s future success the lack of prize money. Without prize money, the marathon stood little chance of attracting world-class runners. In comparison to race times at a Dallas or Houston marathon which offers prize money, Shear ' s winning finish was about 20 minutes slower. However, the Austin Marathon was still a relatively new event to the city. Given more time and prize money, the race could attract more world-class, competitive runners. Humphrey ' s optimism and the city ' s organ- ization were among the reasons that the mar- athon attracted so many out-of-town runners. Humphrey estimated 1500 participants were from outside of Austin. For its first two years the marathon achieved great success. Council member Humphrey was even more optimistic. " The race has done so well that I forsee it becoming a top marathon in the country, " Humphrey said. " It ' s well or- ganized and it takes a heck of a lot of effort. " by Charles Nitschmann BIG WHEEL: Sam George, wheelchair event competitor, discusses his race strategy with Richard Pennington. CAM- PUS LIFESTYLE: The Austin Marathon route ' ran ' down Guadalupe, providing a view of the campus for runners and spectators. CATCH YOUR BREATH: Jason Shear, chemistry senior, takes a few moments to recover from winning the second annual Austin Marathon. Charles Ninchnu I 32 Austin Marathon Missouri monopoly by Charles Nitschmann Beside providing scenery along part of the Austin Marathon course, the University pro- vided the main ingredient the winner. Jason Shear, chemistry senior, had set out to run a good time and hopefully finish in the top ten. He not only accomplished that but won with a time of 2:35:27. Although the Austin Marathon was his great- est accomplishment so far, his inexperience in marathon running was not evident during the race. His first two marathons were in St. Louis. " My first race was terrible because I wasn ' t prepared, " Shear said. In his third and fourth marathons. Shear did not finish. The Austin race was Shear ' s fifth try at a decent running. Shear said his performance suffered because of the weather, but that also helped him com- paratively to other runners. " Others went out real hard and burned out early, " Shear said. " I set out to just improve myself and it worked. " Shear ' s strategy began to pay off at the 25th mile of the 26 mile race. " At the 23rd and 24th mile I could see the race leader stop and jog, " Shear said. He termed this as " hitting the wall. " At the 25th mile, Shear passed the leader and he knew he could win if he kept the same pace. Shear ' s crosssing the finish line also came as a surprise to the race announcer. As Shear fin- ished, the announcer mistook his long hair and slender build as that of a woman. For a short time the crowd could not believe a woman had won the marathon. Shear managed to train for races while con- tinuing his studies, and found running actually aided his studying. " I ' ve learned to manage my time. In fact, if I don ' t run, I can ' t concentrate as much, " Shear said. Shear ' s marathon training seemed a rigorous challenge to most people. He alternated between " long " and " off weeks. His long week con- sisted of running 1 20 miles per week. His off week included 70-80 miles per week. This training was a Swedish method know as " Fartlek " training. Ironically, this Columbia, Missouri native was not alone among previous Austin Marathon winners. Last year ' s winner was also from Co- lumbia. So while Missouri had a monopoly on the Austin marathon for the past two years, this relatively new event to Austin could prosper with increased competition from area runners. Austin Marathon 33 w Evenement International International Affair Festival International " 7 couldn ' t find what I wanted in any other college. On the whole, UT is the best choice. " Francis Woomin Wu New friends, new school, new way of life. Leaving one ' s homeland to continue an ed- ucation in another country is a big step for a foreign student. With so many universities to choose from in the United States, why pick the University of Texas at Austin? Feeling the education system was better in America, Victor J. Steiner Jr., came to UT from Salvador at age 17 to major in business finance and management. His father had received in- formation about UT and encouraged Steiner to further his education in the United States. The University was chosen not only because of its reputation, but also since some of his relatives lived close by. " My first few days were horrible and tough, " Steiner said. " I didn ' t realize what was going on; I felt alone and homesick. " For foreign students who might have prob- lems or who just needed a friend, they do have a place to turn. " The International Office helps students from other countries, " Sonia Martenco, advertising senior, said. " They treated me really well and I was very pleased that this service was offered. " The Brazilian lived in Mexico City with her parents where she attended an Amer- ican high school. After graduating, Martenco got " in the American mood " and chose the University because it was less expensive and close to her parents. In some cases, students came to UT to take advantage of the numerous specialized programs offered. Nurat Ozsunay, a law graduate from the University of Istanbul in Turkey, came to work on his master ' s degree after receiving a law degree in Turkey. " I ' m here at UT in the MCJ (Master of Comparative Jurisprudence) program, " Oz- sunay said. " To be in this program, you must have a law degree from another country. " Along with a partial scholarship, Ozsunay came to UT because of the MCJ program and the law school ' s reputation. Not only does the law school have an out- standing reputation, but the engineering school by Debbie Wolantejus is also well-known, as Andres Forero, engjtj neering junior, said. When Forero applied 11 UT from Bogota, Columbia, he was informed 11 a fair tuition which directed him in his choidjj " After I was all set to go, " Forero said, " I fourijl out the cost was actually three times as much || I was told. Apparently, they sent me the oi ' price list! " He still chose UT and found everything dif ferent from what he expected. " Wow! This the real thing! " Forero said. Tuition for foreign students was always important factor to consider. Samuel Aten Roberts obtained his bachelor ' s degree in gineering in Sierre Leone, Africa in 1982. Aft working for two years, Atere-Roberts decided work for a Masters degree. " One of the mai reasons I chose UT, " he said, " was because i Texas ' economy. " Mastering in petroleum engineering, Aterci Roberts said going to a university in Te would be beneficial due to the state ' s connectii to the oil industry. Finally, even though might be less expensive than other universiti it was nationally ranked and credited well. " Since UT has many foreign students, " Fi cis Woomin Wu, business graduate stud said, " it makes it more comfortable and o for students from another country. " Receiving a bachelor ' s degree in busine from the National Taiwan University in Republic of China, Wu came to UT to ob his PhD. Concluding that the University strong computer and business programs, W said, " I couldn ' t find what I wanted in an other college. " Ranging from reasonable tuition, specialize programs, location and reputation, The Un versity of Texas was a top consideration f( foreign students wishing to advance the knowledge in the United States. " On th whole, " Wu said, " UT is the best choice. " 34 International Students - - - ' : fcWutaB-Uxns aBJ fOneofthe s beans . " " " ME . , gitt in ta aa !ja Unmsity Michael Monti INTERNATIONAL LAW: Attorneys at Law, Gerado Duclau and Gabriel Diaz-Rivero from Mexico City, Mexico, Inez Walker from Bogata, Columbia and Murat Ozsunay from Istabul, Turkey discuss their involvement in the Masters of Comparative Jurisprudence. MASTER PLAN: Samuel Atere-Roberts from Sierre Leone, Africa pursues his studies for a master ' s degree in petroleum engineering. HELPING HAND: The International Center offers foreign students counseling while they attend the University. Deanne Atkinson counsels Nam-lhn Cho, electrical engineering graduate student. Robert Kitkham International Students 35 THOUGHTS FOR YOUR PENNIES: The West Mall is often utilized by student advocates to distribute para- phernalia on current public issues. ATTENTION GRAB- BER: Controversial posters are often used to catch the eyes of many spectators. Allen Brook CROSS EXAMINATION: Amy Filvaroff, senior in the School of Law, practices to defend the rights of the people in Trial Advocacy class. 36 Constitution 7 In addition to recent monumental events that ive been embedded in the memories of most ople Halley ' s Comet, Lady Liberty, Texas squicentennial there was yet another reason r star-spangled celebration. From naval bases ross the oceans to Inependence Hall in Phil- lelphia to Zilker Park in Austin, Americans immemorated their Constitution ' s 200th rthday, September 17, with musical concerts, lest lectures and the sounding of " Bells Across merica. " " It ' s pretty impressive that our constitution is ic oldest one in the world, " Ethan Wiener, Deral arts sophomore, said. Two hundred years the day after the signing of the document, the itionwide festivities were more spectacular tan rhe one that first greeted the Constitution ' s .tification in 1788. At Zilker Park, a gathering of city officials mmemorated the event as Mayor Frank Cook- y reminded approximately 200 spectators Dout the document ' s role. " It is because of the institution that we are able to enjoy the free- om we have today, " Cooksey said. Texas Supreme Court Justice Raul Gonzales mphasized that educating children about the vent will insure the document ' s preservation. )ther judiciary officials of the Texas State Su- me Court, the Austin Court of Appeals and ne Texas Court of Criminal Appeals shared in be celebration in a formal, fully-robed joint ionvocation at the Texas Capital. President Reagan, in his address to an es- iimated 1 10,000 listeners outside Independence ia i, highlighted the ceremony by leading the ;udience in the Pledge of Allegiance. Former hief Justice Warren Burger then capped off he parade of floats and marching bands by inging a replica of the long-silenced Liberty Jell, which started a similar tolling of other bells icross the country. National Constitutional events on September 1 7 inititated an outpour of concern and aware- less on campus. The Young Conservatives of Texas sponsored a West Mall rally to remind Spectators of the right to free speech. One spectator, Louis Fernandez, architecture- ;ngineering freshman, said it made him ap- preciate the " founding fathers who made this country democratic so we could be free. " Amid the nationwide pomp and parade, ts and fanfare, was a timely reexamination of United States ' values and institutions due to nanticipated events of the past year. One of these events that focused attention on the limits and abuse of presidential power was the Iran arms scandal. " I watched the Iran-contra investigations. Just seeing Oliver North plead the first amend- ment showed the Constitution at work, " Kim Brown, Russian junior, said. Renee Schmeling, psychology sophomore, re- PERSONAL oOlVlut HC HC REVACPOIEL REV D HARRISON REV SETH DELEERY 209 I 27TH ST Frank Ordonez lated her views on the affair ' s examination of the relationship between Congress and President. " I think the implied powers clause has been used more than the framers of the Constitution in- tended it to be, " Schmeling said. Additionally, Bork ' s unsuccessful nomination to the Supreme Court in 1987 brought to mind fundamental questions about the responsibilities of both the Senate and president, about the interpretation of the Constitution by the Su- preme Court, about the nature of future laws and even of the nation itself. In widely publicized antiapartheid move- ments on campus, again the role of the courts and preservation of rights of the accused, as well as the freedom of the press in its coverage, were exemplified in a highly visible manner. Tim Weltin, government senior, recalled a past incident. " During the spring of ' 86, I was involved in the antiapartheid movement which SUNDAY GATHERING: All Saints Episcopal Church on 27th and Whitis offers many the opportunity to exercise their right to worship as they please. resulted in many arrests, " Weltin said. " The administration had failed to recognize our rights guaranteed in the first amendment. But once observed, they apologized for their oversight. " For the most part, September 17, 1987 marked the climax of the good humored Con- stitutional celebration. But in terms of the recent events that helped illuminate the present role of the Constitution, Weltin had this to say: " I am a fan of the constitution, but I wish it was observed more on campus, today. " Weltin was not alone, for President Reagan in his Capitol gala speech reminded his listeners of the same. " For almost 200 years we have lived with freedom under the law, and perhaps we ' ve become complacent about it. " In light of these events, both festive and thought-provoking, " We the People, " from students to government officials, were reminded of the historical and significant impact of the United States Constitution. by Michael Trust Constitution 37 af- THE RACE TO THE WHITEHOUSE The race began with many runners but soon dwindled to only a few as the final stretch neared. Scandal. Adultery. Mudslinging. Cheap shots. These topics, usually covered by national scandal sheets, seeped into the mainstream po- litical spectrum and the 1988 presidential race. The race featured many players, many at- titudes and many unexpected turns. However, these players their actions and attitudes were important to America ' s political and eco- nomic future and the unexpected turns, in some cases, were shocking. In many ways, keeping up with the Dem- ocratic presidential candidates was like reading a scandal sheet. Gary Hart, the party ' s front run- ner in the fall, was a recognizable and electable candidate. One of Hart ' s aides said in April of 1987, " It will take some time, but people are going to recognize a lot of things in Hart that they didn ' t see before. " The irony of retrospect aside, Hart was caught having an affair with model Donna Rice A TEXAS HOWDY FOR THE DUKE: Michael Dukakis, the front runner for the Democratic nominaiton, campaigned hard in Texas and visited Austin trying to capture the Hispanic vote. PRESS HANDS: TV cameras and reporters gathered around Gary Hart during his visit to UT asking him about his record and his hopes for Super Tuesday. after challenging the press to find out anythii derogatory about himself. Hart dropped out ol| the race only to re-enter in December, drawi more attention to his private life and causi: other Democratic candidates to criticize his ac tions in terms of what would be best for t party. The brief appearance of Senator Joe Biden a Democratic candidate weakened the party political analysts said. After the press plowi into his past, it was found that Biden had committed plagarism in several instances and had been in academic trouble in college. Biden dropped out of the race almost immediately in order to save his position in the Senate. Jesse Jackson, also running for the Dem- ocratic nomination, showed growing support from blacks and whites. Coined as the mosi controversial candidate because of his policies and his race, Jackson said, " America is more colorblind than it was four years ago. I can scrutinized like others. " Not so, said his opponents. Jackson, the opposition countered, was not asked the tough questions, his background was not researched thoroughly, and he could not be a serious can- didate because he had no elected experience. However controversial and unelectable Jackson 38 I9H8 Presidential Campaign may have been, his number one position with blacks and his growing force as a Democratic candidate could not be ignored. Senator Albert Gore Jr., if nominated, would have been the youngest candidate for president. Although he did not campaign in Iowa and aimed all his efforts toward the South and Super Tuesday, his moderate stance on issues attracted voters and gave him strength to be a serious and powerful voice in the race. His wife Tipper drew more media attention early in the campaign due to her book, Raising PC Kids in an X-Rated Society. Tipper ' s commitment to abolishing por- nography and drugs in American society put Gore at slight risk in his pursuit of the pres- idency. " I worry about an America where dreams don ' t come true, " Representative Richard Gephart said during his race for the Democratic nomination. Gephardt, who emphasized trade and economic policy especially trading with nations that produced automobiles, had to wor- ry about an America where his dreams did not come true. Because of his changing policy views and the success of his moderate counterpart, Gore, he withdrew from the race in April of 1988. A brief and nondescript appearance by Bruce Babbitt was also a characteristic of the Dem- ocratic race. Unable to break out of the single digits, Babbitt was forced out of the race early. Supporters as well as critics said Babbitt would get nowhere because he " is selling reality unpleasant choices for complex solutions. " These unpleasant choices centered on raising taxes that no amount of " standing up " would sell to the American people. Michael Dukakis, the strongest candidate coming out of Super Tuesday, ran primarily on the " Massachusetts Miracle. " In a dead heat with Jackson, party analysts said Dukakis must capture other minority votes and do well in the Northeast. This task seemed easy because Dukakis ' base of strength was the north. The man with the bow tie, Paul Simon, was also in the running for president, at least for a while. Deciding not to concentrate on the South and Super Tuesday, Simon committed political suicide after doing well in early primaries. In April of 1988, he declared he would no longer be an active candidate even though his name would appear on the ballots. OPTIMISTIC BUT NOT SUCCESSFUL: Gary Han, Democratic candidate who dropped out of the race shortly after Super Tuesday, spoke to UT students on March 7. " WE WANT JESSE! " : UT students stood outside Hogg Auditorium in anticipation of Jesse Jackson ' s speech Jan- uary 28. Micharl Stravaio 1988 Presidential Campaign 39 . . . WHITEHOUS Although the Republican race for president had less players, both sides had its own character tests and name calling. Former Secretary of State Alexander Haig, saying he was running solely to oppose George Bush ' s economic and foreign policy, dropped out after only two primaries. Reverend Pat Robertson, running on a moral message, said early in the campaign that " we must return to the old fashioned concept of moral restraint and abstinence before marriage. " Robertson ' s eldest son, however, was born a mere 10 weeks after his marriage. After fin- ishing second in Iowa to Robert Dole and capturing 17 delegates, Robertson in April de- clared he was no longer an active candidate for the presidency. He did say that he had a man- date from God to run again in 1992. The man who declared he was " ... in the race to the end, " Jack Kemp, also fumbled his dreams for the presidency. Unable to win the moral extreme right or emerge between Dole or Bush, Kemp was forced out of the race. A man said to be the Republican counterpart to Bruce Babbitt, Pete Du Pont also stressed taxation. The realistic solutions proposed by Du Pont were shot down by the American people when he could not capture more than 10 percent of the vote, and dropped out after the New Hampshire primary. Senate Minority Leader Robert Dole, Re- publican hopeful for presidential nominee, was in a dead heat with Vice President George Bush for the nomination until Super Tuesday. Step- ping down his campaigning in Texas, Dole estimated a big victory for Bush in Bush ' s home state. Bush did, and swept the state and the South. Although Dole ' s wife, Elizabeth, re- signed from the department of transportation to help with his campaign, it did not cure his sense of fatalism about Super Tuesday. The 1 1th commandment for the Repub- licans, thou shall not partake in mudslinging or name calling, was broken by Dole and Bush during the campaign when the race got com- petitive. After Bush had soundly defeated Dole in the New Hampshire primary, Dole respond- ed by saying to Bush " stop lying about my record. " For Dole, his campaign had taken a turn for the worse and he dropped out in April. One of the few Vice Presidents that made a bid for the presidency and did well, George Bush had the Republican nomination sewed up by April of 1988. Bush dispelled " the wimp factor " after his confrontation with Dan Rather during an interview on CBS News. Rather, who wanted to question Bush about his involvement in the Iran-Contra affair, received only rebuttal and hostility from the Vice President. One of the most monetarily sound cam- paigns, Bush emerged from Super Tuesday a clear winner and nominee of the Republican party. President Reagan, after a long silence, finally endorsed his Vice President for the Re- publicans. Although all the votes had not been cast and the delegates had not attended the conventions, the presidential race was both eventful and historical. The candidates, in success and failure, faced pressure from the media, the public and their own sometimes clouded, backgrounds in their bids for the highest office in the country. by Michelle Moon 40 1988 Presidential Campaign FORUM CONFRONTS CANDIDATES by Michelle Moon It started as an abstract idea discussed over margaritas but turned into the first national political torum of college editors. The Student Primary Forum, held in Dallas at Southern Methodist University in February, did not begin in the minds of television ' s cor- porate giants, but as a project of the Students ' Association at The University of Texas. With the help of Kathleen Jamieson, G.B. Dealy Regents Professor in Communication, and many SA volunteers, Robert Nash, Young Conservatives of Texas President, put together a program that featured students directly ques- tioning presidential candidates. The forum was presented in conjunction with the Texas Debates televised through the Public Broadcasting Sys- tem and the College Satellite Network. While PBS televised only the debates, CSN, a closed circuit television system that served 500 cam- puses, televised the student forum. Originally, Nash had hoped that the forum would be carried by a national broadcasting corporation and into the homes of students across the country. " The idea isn ' t totally cost effective, but if someone like Bill Cosby, who did the Vote America campaign, decided the idea was worthwhile it could have been televised nationally and had more political impact, " Nash said. " With CSN, students had to make a real effort to go out and see the forum. " The student forum drew college editors form 55 schools including Princeton, University of Washington, and Yale. " Even though the fo- rum wasn ' t nationally televised, the fact that we could ask questions directly to the participants in the debates made it worthwhile, " said one college editor. Michael Stravato PUSHING HARD FOR VOTES: Young Con- servatives of Texas and the University Democrats worked to raise funds for their favorite candidates by selling t-shirts and buttons, and encouraged students to vote on Super Tuesday by posting signs and handing out fliers. LAST MINUTE CAMPAIGNING: Paige Buechley, government junior, mans Republican candidate Robert Dole ' s campaign table on the West Mall. COWBOY JACKSON: Jesse Jackson gets into the Texas spirit by donning his very own cowboy hat. 1988 Presidential Campaign 41 PACKING UP: With her bags packed, Lisa Saunders, chemistry freshman, washes the last of her dishes before leaving for home. THROUGH THE RINGER: Tommy Minyard, English sophomore, helps Valerie Card, business sophomore, carry the essentials for going home dirty laundry. j 5T _ v , A r IF ffl -- witer Michael Sen sg L-. -A 1 tB N 04 rtrf " " p " lotota - " P Is P KH - I -- ' 11 MBOon.beavl " p. " " fi " kl nte i 1 " 8 ? 1 -toh. wl lnkwonaiW fctebwl !(( idtodnMrii .- I 1 ,J w - . -i -: ' (jfcHeiSofflipiHa Ikiiktlh:-. ty.Hou.Ait, M ' tough. Tfc n yo y , 42 Weekend at Home t. ; Micharl Stravk means I don ' t have a care in the world, id I get to spend time with my family. I to know everybody better each time I go ie; and my friends, we really straightened other out over Christmas, " Joe Boyer, arts freshman from New Orleans, said, yer was discussing how he felt when he home to New Orleans after being at UT a period of time. Many students made the tiey " home " several weekends during the tester; others however, went home only on nded breaks. ' or Boyer, particular factors had to be con- ;red. " Length of time off like if it ' s a -day weekend and also money available transportation, because I always have to take ' lane, and al so how much work I have to do the next week, " he said. ; or others, the decision to go home was much pier. " Basically, whenever I get homesick, " Marks, computer science freshman from :hita Falls, said. jDnce a decision was reached students had to :e preparations. For those an extensive dis- e from their hometowns, plane tickets or other means of " major " transportation I to be arranged. Those within closer prox- on the other hand, planned a different ry. ' I just make sure I have gas, and I let my ts know I ' m coming and around what ' , and I pack, " Cyndy Gryder, journalism ihman from Fort Worth, said. With the word " home " , a number of images to mind. The simple word had a variety of ings for each individual. " My father. His ;e. He ' s so intelligent. His image frightens He ' s like the head of the house, so when I k of home I think of him, " Michael Hong, mistry freshman from Houston, said. ne particular student had a different view, remember it the way it always was during ;h school. Home is where the hot tub is ... my cats, and Christmas because the cats ys tear up the Christmas tree. Sneezing fits that ' s home, " Joel Irby, electrical engineer- g sophomore from Denton, said. But what made everyone ' s home different? " hat ' s really tough. The atmosphere. My Dm ' s always there for me. I have a really good ationship with her, " Scarlet Robbins, psy- ology senior from Corpus Christi, said. Again, everyone had different opinions, jming from varied backgrounds provided for fffering perspectives and realities. " Well, I tme from a divorced family. I don ' t know. I jink my family gets along better when we n ' t all live together. I think there are times we all get together and laugh at silly things, " Jennifer Head, English junior from Austin, said. Once home, new priorities arose. Many stu- dents had specific activities in mind to delve into upon their arrival. " Crash and watch T.V., " Peter Shen, electrical engineering soph- omore from Houston, said. " Well, God, I always give my parents a real big hug, and then my dog jumps all over me and licks my face, " Suloni Sood, art freshman from Houston, said. While away from home, students missed objects, people, activities. " I miss the polish on my hardwood floor, " Ray Kerlick, Plan II fresh- man, said. " I miss the support group. I have my family and friends there. Those are the most important things in the world to me . . . That support group feeds into my artwork. It ' s so vital. Be- cause you ' re a product of your environment; and at home it was warm and reassuring. I fed off of other people ' s strength and their belief in me helped me believe in myself. " Sood said. " I guess I miss the most just being able to dump all my problems on my mom real late at night, " Gryder said. Even though students looked forward to vis- its home, a number of them also enjoyed it at school, and for many reasons. " Freedom. Sense of being on my own. It ' s good practice for the real world, " Wendy Kautz, marketing soph- omore from Corpus Christi, said. " I don ' t have to eat my grandmother ' s cook- ing, " Eva Maza, journalism freshman from La- redo, said. For one individual in particular the inde- pendence did not have as much significance. " I don ' t think about it much. I guess it used to be a big thing, but now ... " Danny Gonzalez, astromony-geology senior from Laredo, said. In lieu of the number of students who trav- eled home on weekends or holidays, one might think traffic patrol would increase a great deal. However, according to Sargeant Stalder of the UT Police, this was not true. " Not particularly. We have our units on the roads, and if there ' s a problem, we go to it. " The amount of additional traffic varied. " It actually depends on activities going on over the weekend. If it ' s the fall and there ' s a football game, students stay on campus. " Stalder said. Although student travel did not affect the Austin area a great deal, weekend vacations meant much more to students. Whether home was haven, get-a-way, retreat or laundromat, each student realized the importance of family while at school. by Joyce Inman Whether just visiting to do the laundry or to relieve a case of homesickness, students could count on family and . . . " " " 1 .-- .ll.., ' 1 ..... ....... HI- ' .JllllllllH ' - lll ....... Weekend at Home 43 Twas the night before finals And all through the school Every creature was studying Trying to maintain a scholastic " cool. " No one was waiting for Santa to appear But devouring books for exams they feared Yet some escaped form the Grinch-y stress By enjoying Christmas in the town they loved best. Romping under electric trees, cheerily twinkling aglow Or perhaps stealing a kiss under the mistletoe Then back to exams, forget the Christmas blitz and tinsel Merry Christmas to all and don ' t forget a 2 pencil. ' - ' BihtnlKnIUi ,,.,. todM ' . .-. :,!:.:: " Mptm :. ;- : - if " 44 Christmas RAPPING UP THE SEMESTER (Being in Austin during Christmas was closely |in to the wide-eyed kid in a candy store. ; were so many goodies to choose from that |is hard to choose what would be the tastiest, any students used this opportunity to escape hell of finals week. I Almost everyone returned home to spend the jle season with family and friends. According I some students, the Christmas holiday meant cornucopia of cozy events. " Chestnuts roasting over an open fire . . . no, it really. It means no school until January and Jtting pestered to look for a job over Christ- |as, " Matthew Watson, biology senior, said. 7e]i, no, actually, it ' s going to Grandma ' s and Iting better than I have all year. " Robert Stultz, finance-insurance senior, said tiristmas was a " time when everyone comes Igether, when people share the joy that they kve experienced. " The highlights of Christmas day for some Jtere food and presents, presents and food. Lorie Jjreazeale, advertising junior, said she enjoyed getting the Christmas dinner together, but lly it ' s the present opening, let ' s be realistic. " HRISTMAS TRADITION: Physical Plant employees ouis Coronado and Jay Jernigan put Chtistmas lights on le giant spruce next to Littlefield house. BAH HUM- UG: Only preparing for finals could ruin the holiday spirit ir Nicole Pace and Kebra Record, biology freshmen. Kin- )lving lobby provides a festive atmosphere for the oth- wise stressful task. There ' s no greater feeling when " all the presents are opened and all the food has been eaten and you can sit back and relax, " Watson said. While most students travel home to spend Christmas, many included Austin festivities in their annual holiday customs. At The University of Texas, December brought eggnog parties, concerts of both sacred melodies and contem- porary carols and imaginative, if not bizarre, dorm decorations. The crown of Christmas decor on campus was the Littlefield Home. The festive theme centered around a tremendous tree covered with strands and strands of lights, and the actual lighting ceremony was a festive party with live seasonal entertainment and captivated crowds. But what would Christmas be without SHOPPING?? Local malls were first to herald the " buying season. " It took teams of 12-15 people working from 9:30 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. over 3,000 man-hours to construct Barton Creek ' s " Colossial Christmas " exhibit. Giant toy soldiers and teddy bears frolicked around a 30-foot tree, covered with rocking horses and bears. Children and adults alike squealed with delight to find the 8-foot " Teddy P. Barton " truly chat with them (actually, the conversations were possible via an employee hidden within one of the larger presents). The real star of the show, as it should be, was Santa. Nothing else could suddenly turn tots from " naughty " to " nice " for months prior to the 25th. When the crowds made shoppers feel more like sardines, myriads of folks escaped in their cars to roam Austin looking for the Christmas spirit. Hundreds drove through suburban neighborhoods, down 6th Street and Congress, past the tree decorating the Capitol to end up at Austin ' s all-time favorite tree: the Zilker Park tree of lights. Celebrating its 20th year, the electrical tree stood 175 feet and was composed of 3,393 lights. Suprisingly, it only took one day to erect. Santa ' s Village, a newer attraction, was nes- tled under the huge holiday beacon and in- cluded Santa ' s House (equipped with a real-live Mr. and Mrs. Claus), a post office where chil- dren could actually drop North Pole requests, a stage with live entertainment and a Yule log pit filled with monstrous burning trees. Other holiday sights could be found in the Botanical Gardens, which served hot chocolate while visitors gazed at the lighted trees, and the Trail of Lights, designed for drivers. Because of the wide array of Christmas fes- tivities, there was something for everyone. For students caught in the midst of the final frenzy, Austin ' s holiday festivities provided an essential getaway. by Theresa Fronting Christmas 45 Football and Texans a combination that goes together better than beer and pizza. From the Rio Grande to the Red River, the sport is considered to be the state ' s second religion. Yet, this uniquely Texas heritage was shared by the whole nation one Sunday each year. Skeptics, bookworms, young and old alike gath- ered ' round the television with pretzels, popcorn and " other edibles to commemorate a famous American tradition Super Bowl Sunday! Super Bowl ' 88 was the force that halted all other activity on the 31st of January, providing plenty of reasons to gather together, partying with friends being the most common. This popular notion rendered a string of parties dur- ing the " Super Bowl Weekend. " The Castillian sponsored a " pre-Super Bowl " party two days before the event, while the Texas Union held their annual " couch-potato " party in the Texas Tavern for all local spudsters. Recreational Events Committee chairperson for the Union, Sharon Christian, elementary education junior, expressed her reasons for co- ordinating the event. " I ' ve always loved Col- orado which has had good teams and I wanted to see them celebrated, " Christian said. " There are more Broncos ' fans here, but they ' re all quiet ' cause they ' re losing, " Tim Sabo, advertising senior, who organized last years " couch potato " Super Bowl bash, said. Local hot spots also joined in the spirit. One popular spot for students, Jeremiah ' s, had " Refrigerator " Perry over that Sunday to host its Super Bowl celebration. Additionally, Mag- gie Mae ' s advertised over the radio weeks prior to the event. Their celebration included three extra color televisions, a free buffet and one . . . Just For Kick VCR raffle prize. " Unfortunately there were many Bronco fans, so the crowd was kind of dead, especially when the one Skins fan there won the VCR, " a worker at Maggie Mae ' s said. As for those who were unfortunate enough to miss all the fanfare, there were still opportunities to catch the game in most dormitory TV rooms provided a seat was still left. If not, many private parties were available. For some however, the books did not close even while the game went on. With a heavy text on his lap in front of a TV airing the game, Jester resident Robert Halen, electrical engi- neering freshman, said, " Studying came first before the Super Bowl, and besides I don ' t like the Broncos or the Redskins. " A Moore Hill resident said he was still in- terested in the Bowl even after missing half the game to weekend travel. " I ' m still rooting for the Broncos. I ' d never root for the Redskins ' cause they ' re against Dallas ... no way! " Mar- tin Castillo, RTF freshman, said. Other reasons added to the list by party hoppers were mostly in reference to the fringe benefits. " Free food and little noise makers and candy in a bag that ' s great! " Ted Wood- ward, computer science senior attending the " couch-potatoes " party, said. Another partyer commented on her true rea- son for attending another party. " Because they have a color TV and we don ' t, " K.D. Cockburn, government sophomore, said. Lest one forget the reason for this social gathering, the Washington Redskins dominated the game with new records and a stunning upset over the Denver Broncos. The final score, 42-10 symbolized a game meant for the history books. Redskins ' quarterback Doug Williams h ed the startling team performance. " I ' m roc I for Doug Williams because he ' s the first b quarterback, and he ' s doing a fine job, " Mo Tave, psychology freshman, said. Her Super Bowl party mate agreed. ' performance in the game will pave the waj other black quarterbacks, " Loreal Willis aerospace engineering freshman, said. Another surprising Skins personality rookie Jimmy Smith who first opened the tory gates while setting some new records, only did he make his first NFL touchdown a memorable 59-yard run in the second qua but also went down in history as the first rot to score two touchdowns in the Super Bowl Bronco quarterback John Elway was without support though. Referring to the aln instantaneous losing battle, Steve Gonzalez, ondary education senior, said, " Well, it ' s g to be a long uphill battle, but if anyone car it, it would be Elway. " Other Denver fans shared his optimistic : timents. " They lost the Superbowl last yea they deserve our support . . . and I like J Elway, " Margaret Ashley, history sophom said. A poll taken of various " Super Bowl Celel tioners " asked who was pulling for which te; The results clearly reflected that borrowed ad of a " party " house divided. Not so stranj enough, 28% said, " I don ' t care, " 35% f " Denver, " while 37% said " Redskins. " Sorry Broncos. Back to the stables and be luck next year again. by Michael Trust 46 Super Bowl Celebrations ; -: Srs Frank Ordonez RUBBING IT IN! Chris Marsh, broadcast freshman, celebrates his team ' s scoring play while Christopher Arrendondo, communications freshman, watches in disbelief. The Texas Union held its annual " couch potato " party, Jan. 31. BRONCO FANATIC: As the Broncos score a touchdown, Kevin King, mathematics junior, shows his approval by cheering and using his noise maker. SOCK IT TO THEM: Tim Sabo, advertising senior, agrees with the official ' s call against Denver, Jan. 31. Super Bowl Celebrations 47 ' ' It shouldn V be part of the tradition it shouldn V be a part of bonding and friendship. We should be way beyond hazing by the time we get to college. " Ellen Arnold, Plan II senior. " What one person thinks of as fun, another may think it ' s hazing. " Camille Whitworth, government sophomore. 48 M.i inj; Commission Report )isturbance, damage and even death, fru- ity hazing action escalated until November 6 when President Cunningham initiated a imission to end the destruction. Months r the Seeberger case broke in September !6, the Presidential Commission on Fraternal i;anizations convened to investigate hazing by lent organizations. The 70th Texas Legislature also enacted a law rning hazing which went into effect, Sept. 1987. Under this law, individuals or or- izations engaged in hazing could be subject ines and charged with a criminal offense, i October 1987, the Presidential Commis- reported the results of its study and stated " University of Texas is perceived to have of the worst hazing problems in the United 5. " tie findings included 21 recommendations i would discourage such activities. Among was implementing educational programs emphasized the physical and legal im- ations of drinking and hazing, fnterfraternity Council director Scott Wilder many of the suggestions were effective, t ' e ' ve done a lot of work on education about ng, on the whole education of what pledges do and we ' ve come a long, long way in ating it, " Wilder said. fcOVERSlAL FINDINGS: As the Presidential nmission on Fraternal Organizations convenes, Chair- 1 John T. Ratliff Jr. announces the report ' s findings. Report of the Presidential Commission on Fraternal Organizations The report pushed for sending out inspectors to the local chapters and seeking complaints from actives about hazing, and also recom- mended barring any student organization found hazing, from representing Texas at University events. Phi Kappa Psi, the fraternity involved in the Seeberger incident received the harshest penalty ever given by the University a four year suspension, making the group ineligible for campus privileges. According to Assistant Dean of Students Glenn Maloney, the new reforms and stiff pen- alties worked favorably. " There has definitely been a decrease in the number of reported hazing incidents, " Maloney said. Though the Seeberger family filed a lawsuit in September 1987, seeking $40 million in punitive damages from the UT and national chapters of the fraternity, the University stood behind its obligation to deal with the problem of hazing. " The threat of a lawsuit is with you all the time, " Sharon Justice, Dean of Students said. " We decided we were going to take that risk . . . We decided the benefits (stopping hazing, developing student leadership skills) were worth it. " Yet, in light of all this, there were still hazing incidents by groups such as The Texas Cowboys and Silver Spurs. According to the commission ' s report, " both organizations continue to permit hazing in some of its most blatant and offensive forms. " Commission Chairman John Ratliff ... a willful act done for the purpose of humiliating a student or causing indignity, either physical or mental. recommended that the two groups be prohib- ited from representing the Universtiy at official UT events. Additionally, the Alpha Zeta chapter of Gamma Phi Beta sorority was investigated for hazing violations in early February. The national office of Gamma Phi Beta gave instant alum status to each active in order to re-establish the sorority with new members in the future. Students ' reactions to the problem of hazing were mixed. " Once the authorities have de- termined what ' s hazing, then it ' s up to the organizations to follow through. And if they keep on doing it, then it ' s their prerogative. And if they get caught, then they have to face the consequences, " Steven Livity, business soph- omore, said. Though the strong attitudes of the admin- istration, and students about hazing became apparent, President William Cunningham said the whole campus should cooperate to eliminate hazing. " So long as there is a conspiracy of silence, so long as no one is willing to come forward and testify to the alleged assaults, so long as young men and their relatives place fear of social ostracism above fear of injury or death, the public should realize that the University will not be able to totally eliminate hazing, " Cunning- ham said. by Michael Trust If actives are going to be physically or mentally abused then they shouldn ' t do it it should be limited. Renise Favor, business freshman Surprising enough, everything they did had a pur- pose, and I didn ' t see it until later on . . . but what we did was not hazing. Gardner Randall eco- nomics junior. Robert Kirkham Hazing Commission Report 49 BONO-FIDE ROCK: U2 included Austin on the second leg of its Joshua Tree tour. The concert sold-out less than two hours after the tickets went on sale. STRANGE ENCOUNTERS: The University drama department entertains with its annual student production, " Revenge of the Space Pandas. " HOME-GROWN TALENT: Austin was a haven for varied and talented local bands. Two Nice Girls harmonize at The Bip Mamou, Nov. 21. Gary Kanadjian 50 Spotlight Introduction ROUND TOWN A Magazine for Entertainment on Campus and in Austin MOVIE MAGIC: Paul Tapp purchases his tickets for the Union ' s showing of Eddie Mur- phy ' s Raw from Tracy Polasek, early childhood education freshman. ne of the most exciting aspects about Austin and the University was the owing sources of entertainment. No after what day of the week, or what hour of day, a person could choose from a wide ion of amusements. Austin was long recognized for its high pality, local music. In just about every loky club or crowded bar, a live band was k rforming. Whether it was at the Texas nion on campus, Antone ' s on Guadalupe the Back Room on Riverside, local bands ere given plenty of exposure. Another live entertainment source was ustin City Limits. This nationally aired luntry music show was taped in Austin uing UT facilities. Names such as The Oak dge Boys, Randy Travis and Kathy Mattea ade appearances on Austin City Limits, .pings were open to spectators on a first j me first served basis. I The University itself provided excellent icilities for entertainment as well. For big |wne concerts such as U2, George Strait and ting, the Frank C. Erwin Center opened its oors. The Erwin Center also hosted Long- orn basketball games and the Harlem rlobetrotters and Sesame Street Live. The Performing Arts Center housed a icert hall that ranked as one of the largest the country. Such touring shows as " Cats " nd " La Cage aux Folles " graced the stage. " he University drama department celebrated :s 50th year and continued its tradition of fine theater with performances of Sam Shep- ard ' s " Buried Child " and a special con- glomeration of jazz and modern dance titled " Mirrors. " The Archer M. Huntington Gallery and the Harry Ransom Center provided art en- thusiasts a chance to view art at its best. The Huntington Gallery hosted faculty shows, doctorate candidate shows, and touring art exhibits while the HRC housed one ot the finest cast collections in the country and an extensive photography exhibit. For natural history buffs there was the Texas Memorial Museum that housed Texas artifacts. Those whose tastes could be satisfied with just popcorn and a movie also had many choices. For those who felt seeing a movie should be an experience, The Arbor provided just that. One of the top-grossing theaters in the country, it exuded a rich, impressive atmosphere to accompany its fine sound sys- tem and first-run movies. The Dobie Twin and Varsity, although short on luxuries, showed less mainstream movies at bargain prices. From art exhibits to concerts to Broadway productions, entertainment abounded in Austin. Everyone ' s taste could be satisfied with minimal amounts of effort. Catering to the University much of the time, Austin activities seldom left students bored. by Sonia White CONTENTS Local Bands 52 Erwin Center Ushers 54 Concert Calendar . . 56 Austin City Limits . . 58 Arts Complex 60 Art Museums 62 Student Productions 64 Movie Theaters . 66 Spotlight Introduction 51 LOCAL BANDS by S. Mychael Ferris tudents keep bands alive In a fertile and diverse atmo- sphere, Austin music expanded and thrived. Students contributed incomparable and inextinguishable applause for live music and in- fluenced the rise and fall of local artists. Throughout the year, Austin ex- perienced the sinking and surfacing of bands and clubs. With the in- evitable closure of the intimate Continental Club and the Southbank, the establishment of Big Mamou arrived a South Congress attraction with an invit- ing Cajun appetite and bookings such as Glass Eye, Wild Seeds and Do Dat. Other enticing locale included Liberty Lunch on Second Street with its weekly reggae offerings, Antones on upper Guadalupe a blues landmark, the Cave Club, Black Cat Lounge, Maggie Maes, Hole in the Wall, Country Palace and, of course, the Texas Tavern and Cactus Cafe. " The Tavern books fantastic shows at good times, " Laura Crawley, liberal arts sophomore, said. " Because the sets start and end earlier than most, there are usually a few valuable hours of nightlife left to spend. It ' s quite convenient. " Not only did the Tavern provide students with live entertainment several nights per week, but it also created supplementary au- diences and University community exposure for local artists. " There are over 60,000 young people in the city; it ' s a very fertile environment in which to build an audience, " John Croslin, guitarist for Reivers, said. " The campus crowd contributes a lot to our success, and it did even more so before the drinking age was raised. " Austin was unsurprisingly impressed by Reivers (formerly Zeitgeist). Their LP, Sat- Michael Stravaco SIGHT IN SOUND: One of the four Glass Eye members synthesizes her contribution to the band ' s unique repertoire at Big Mamou. Glass Eye, a standard Austin dub act has produced two LP ' s and, most recently, a self-titled cassette. urday, took less than one week from its release date in November to claim the top spot on the local best seller chart. In addition, many bands catered to the campus crowd directly and relied on this audience for their primary personage. Mem- bers of Javelin Boot, nine-year veterans of Austin ' s music circuit, enhanced such col- legiate events as Friday Gras and the Tav- ern ' s Halloween festival. With spring tour- ing plans, Javelin Boot was able to introduce their sound to more people. " We ' ve received the majority of our sup- port through the U.T. crowd and our friends there, " Blake Patterson, bassist and alum- nus, said. " Keep the students coming to the dubs! That ' s what keeps the scene alive. " Then there was Bad Mu Goose and the Brothers Grimm intense funk dance band t emerged in the last two years pick-of-the-crop. Composed tirely of Texas exes and targ the responsive student audier Bad Mutha Goose explained t strategy: " We like this bunch they ' ve got the duckets the got the money to support sound, " Ryan Walker, bas: said. Also impossible to overlook the majestic Dino Lee the K of White Trash. Decked in rageously daring costumes and ing risque props, Lee rarely fa to satisfy his aud iences both concert and on vinyl. He was ' New Las Vegan ' who appeale the gaudier and funkier side of " You want to hate him beet he can be so obnoxious, " T Hunn, american studies sop more, said, " but you end up lo the music and the intense per mance. This guy really has so With 500-plus registered i sicians in the city, according to Austin Chronicle ' s annual list concert performances proved to be a n prominent and preferred aspect of col nightlife. " Live music is so much more enjoy; and personal than a recorded dance tra Lisa Maxwell, communications freshn said. " It ' s important that we maintain access we have in Austin to live music; w one of the few cities in the country that claim an outstanding and accessible m circuit! " Coexisting as striking elements of Aust unsurpassed entertainment scene, stud and local bands formed an intimate pendency. Each needed the other to a financial or social stagnation. 52 Local Bands Jeff Holl AROUSING THE CROWD: Glass Eye per- forms to a full house at South Congress ' Big Mamou. A COLLABORATION. Kathy Mc- Carty of Glass Eye and Gretchen of Two Nice Girls combine their talents for an entertaining interlude. Jeff Hole Local Bands 53 ERWIN CENTER USHERS by Charles Nitschmann rofessional polish Showtime nears . . . lights go down. " Man, it ' s dark in here. I can ' t see. Where do we sit? Excuse me, can you help us find our seats? " This was but one of the many questions asked of an usher at The Frank C. Erwin Jr. Center. Ushering seemed to be the ideal part time job. After ail, ushers at- tended the shows, yet are paid to work them, right? But the glory was offset by crowd control and long hours. Tearing tickets at the door or working a backstage as- signment were two jobs that re- quired an usher ' s full attention. Dealing with large crowds, es- pecially during concerts, could also jeopardize an usher ' s safety. When thousands of people were focused on the performer on stage, safe conduct seemed to be the last thing on their minds. " During a Bryan Adams con- cert, Adams urged the crowd, twice, to rush the stage, " six-year usher Walter Toole, ar- chitecture graduate student, said. Yet it was the usher ' s and security ' s job to hold off the thousands of charging fans and protect the sound equipment. During an Ozzy Osbourne concert, people started ripping the seats out of the mezzanine section and tossing them down onto the floor and arena sections, Toole said. " Once someone threw me down the stairs in the arena during a Def Leppard concert, " two-year usher Laura Tatman said. Tatman would not allow the patron onto the floor because he did not possess a ticket that allowed him floor access, so the patron got mad. The ushers, comprised mostly of students, provided assistance to insure an event ran smoothly and spectators were treated cour- teously. SERVICE certain that Charles Nitschmann WITH A SMILE: Kellye Kimball, studio art sophomore, makes this couple produces the correct tickets. It was this courtesy, combined with a professional staff that made the Erwin Center ushers a unique group. The level of pro- fessionalism was maintained by the way the ushers were contracted, as the Erwin Center was one of the few nationwide arenas to employ a permanent ushering staff. Most arenas recruited a new ushering group for every event, yet at the Erwin Center, some ushers had worked four, five and even six years. This allowed the man- agement to become acquainted with each member of the group on a more personal level. For many reasons, working as an usher could be the perfect job for a student. With a staff of 450 people, an usher was free to work whatever event he wanted. " An usher is not required to work if they don ' t want to, " Dave Lannon, assistant events director, said. " This allows ushers to work around class schedules and select events they ar interested in. " During most events, about 9( ushers were needed. Large concerts required 120 ushers or more. Sign up sheets for concerts were postec on the first day of ticket sales, anc sporting events and banquets wer posted a month before the event. A typical evening for an ushei began at 5:30 p.m. with check-in At 6:15 p.m., ushers attended i briefing which included a rundowr on ticket sales and what type ol crowd to expect. Safety rules anc Erwin Center policy were reiterated followed by work assignments. Work assignments included tear- ing tickets at the door, seating peo- ple inside the arena, providing se- curity around the stage and manning the fire EMS room. Another job outside of working an event was issuing Visa bands before tickets go on sale. The as- signment involved the battle of the scalpers.] " Scalpers have recognized my car and I think Visa bands are going out for an event I and try to be the first at the door, " Tatman I said. " Scalpers have been mad at me before! because they saw my car here but I wasn ' t] issuing Visa bands. " Most concerts ended around 11:15 p.m. I After the Center was cleared of people, a I debriefing discussed problems encountered and how to deal with them. The debriefing also included a well-earned word of appre- ciation for handling thousands of concert-] goers. According to 1987 figures, the Erwin I Center was one of the top 20 grossing, multi- purpose arenas in the country. Dean Justice, Director of the Erwin Center, said the center felt this honor was due, in part, to its usher | staff. 54 Erwin Center Ushers Charles Nitschrrunn COMING AND GOING: Allison Spitzer cuts off a visa band from Cark Smith at an exit door. Visa bands were issued to patrons who needed to leave and then return to the Erwin Center during a concert. FRIENDLY AS- SISTANCE: One of the duties of the Erwin Center ushers is to direct guests to their proper seats. Here, Robert Snell, psychology senior, helps a patron find his seat easily. SECURITY CHECK: Events Manager Erica Douma briefs the security staff on crowd control and emergency procedure before the Rush concert. Charles Nitschnunn Erwin Center Ushers 55 ERWIN CENTER CALENDAR by Theresa Framing oncert Calendar SEPTEMBER 10, 11 George Strait with Kathy Mattea opening 15 Roger Waters 18 Whitney Houston with Kenny G opening OCTOBER 2 The Oak Ridge Boys and The Judds with Dan Riley opening 17 The Cars 20 Boston with Far- renheit. opening NOVEMBER 7 Heart with Bourgeois Tagg opening 11 The Great Gershwin Concert with Mel Torme, Leslie Uggams and Peter Nero 15 Def Leppard with Tesla opening 19, 20 Pink Floyd 22 U2 with BoDeans opening 28 Tina Turner with Level 42 opening DECEMBER 1 Fleetwood Mac with The Cruzados opening I Uachcrwuod STRAIT FORWARD: Down home Texas native, George Strait performs a country hit in front of a packed house at the Erwin Center. One of Texas ' top singers, Strait performed Sept. 10-11. JANUARY 30 Rush FEBRUARY 4 Harlem Globetrotte 12 Aerosmith wit Dokken opening 18-21 Sesame Stree Live 22 Yes 23 Barry Manilow 26 Kiss with Te Nugent opening MARCH 6 Statler Brothers 9 Sting 18 Whitesnake witll Great White opening APRIL 15 Bruce Springsteen MAY 10 David Lee Roth witll Poison opening 11 Depeche Mode witl I Orchestral Movements ii| the Dark 56 Concert Calender -ftptckModew .- MAC ATTACK: Lead female vocalist, Stevie Nicks, belts out familiar tunes at the Fleetwood Mac concert Dec. 1. HOUSTON NIGHTS: Whitney Houston dazzles the Erwin Center crowd with a stylish show and popular tunes. Her concert attracted concert-goers from across the state, Sept. 18. IN THE PINK: The elab- orate lights of the Pink Floyd concert shine down on lead singer guitaritst David Gilmour. Pink Floyd performed to a mesmerized crowd two sold-out shows, Nov 11-12. Jon Leather-wood Concert Calender 57 Michael Slravato HAY-WIRE: Before the show, the set-up of high-tech equipment is essential for a night of down home performances. NITTY GRITTY DETAILS: Pre-show duties involve setting up both on and off stage. Interns set-up space for the oncoming crowd before the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band ' s performance. LIGHT SPEED: Behind the performances, instruments of a different kind like spotlights, ladders and even a light meter, held by Ken Muldrow, add to the scenery and lighting. is.te- f. -:.,,:.. 58 Austin City Limits AUSTIN CITY LIMITS by Michelle Moon eeping secrets 1 lit is a well-kept UT secret. Inost as well-kept as Walter jnkite ' s shoe size, or Jody iradt ' s basketball strategy or Farrah Fawcett ' s true hair or. It is Austin City Limits. Austin City Limits, a pro- tion of the public television Sliate, KLRU-TV was pro- ced at UT and featured some the hottest and brightest [intry and blues bands in the lion. its 14th season, Austin ' Limits was commended for bring a wide range of country sic, from aspiring new bands well-respected performers, show also earned the rep- tion for being a springboard rising bands in the music dd. ' For new bands, getting on hstin City Limits is real im- |rtant because in many cases it help their career take off, " Iblic relations assistant Lety |rez said. I Perez also said that the out- riding reputation of the mu- series tremendously affected performers. " Even those formers who are popular and known get excited and n ' t believe they are on Austin |tty Limits, " she said. " For them it is a very Bpected show. " I Although Austin City Limits originally ftgan as a showcase for Austin bands only, Be series progressed into a popular music tries for the nationwide Public Broadcasting Astern. " We highlight the progressive country Lund, which most people don ' t realize in- BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY: Michael Emery, KLRU TV technician, highlight of the performance during Austin City Limits. eludes rhythm, blues and some rock, " di- rector Gary Menotti s aid. " As we still favor Austin artists, we have branched out and have become more diverse. This diversity makes Austin City Limits a popular alter- native to other country music shows. " The show ' s popularity was not solely based on the types of bands featured as the series was also highly regarded for its high quality production. " We don ' t tell the artists where to stand or what to sing. We respect the artists and their craft and fea- ture music which is unchanged, and that makes for a good show, " Menotti said. Students from the College of Communication ' s radio, televi- sion and film department could intern with this nationally- known television series. Austin City Limits chose ap- proximately seven UT students per semester for internships in the areas of public relations and audio and visual production. Interning with a national se- ries was an experience not many universities could offer. UT stu- dents working with Austin City Limits said their experience would be instrumental in get- ting a job. " Not only have I had a good time at the job I do, but there ' s nothing I couldn ' t handle now, " Mary Hawkins, RTF se- nior, said. " This job has taught me not to make mistakes that I might have done in a job out of college. " Dwayne Feuerbacher, RTF senior, said he would like to see himself at KLRU and Austin City Limits one day. " The series is so well produced and everyone loves their job so much, someone would have to die before I could get a job here, " he said. Quietly popular, Austin City Limits strove for quality and innovation rather than glitz and popularity. If Austin City Limits was really the city ' s best kept secret, no one was telling. Michael Stravato spotlights the Austin City Limits 59 BEGINNINGS OF AN OPERA: Jim We- isman, Scenery Shop foreman looks over the extensive set designs for Rusalka and Mornings at Seven. SAW DUST AND SCENERY: The Scenery shop of the Arts Complex provided students and staff with a first rate facility for creating the set of the opera Rusalka. 60 Arts Complex ARTS COMPLEX by Jeff Hunt irst-class facility I University of Texas sted many features that de it unequaled among x ls in the nation. Mention the University brought to id images of Longhorn Foot- , Lady Horns Basketball, the ' School of Public Affairs, UT Tower and a host of er programs and facilities. e facet of the University ;ht not have come instantly ccmind, but gained for itself .in Austin a nationwide in- d a worldwide reputa- ch: the University of Texas As Complex. Located in the midst of Me- orial Stadium, the LBJ Li- y, the UT School of Law and Texas Memorial Museum, d Arts Complex added an ar- tiic dimension to the Univer- prestige and reputation, e Arts Complex consisted of theaters including the " 3)00 seat Concert Hall, the :es Recital Hall, the B. Iden fyne Theatre and the 400 seat Lab Theatre, as well as a nery Shop and Costume p that were quite literally envy of major musical and t;atrical centers around the rld. Both the Scenery Shop and jde Costume Shop provided sidents and performers with ecial treatment and unique ols for putting on shows. The shops added cpabilities made the Arts Complex a " nust " stop for professional touring shows. The Scenery Shop was one of the largest in ie world and easily the largest in Texas. Jim J T eisman, Scenery Shop Foreman, said the lee of his shop coupled with its staff and |uipment permitted a " quality of produc- PINS AND NEEDLES: Working very carefully, Jan Krewer, staff Costume Shop, fits Mike Winikoff for his role as the prince in Rusalka. tion which could not be found in very many other places. You don ' t see productions of this scale anywhere else in town. " Most of the professional companies who performed at UT were used to the most meager of facilities. According to Weisman, the performers were often " overwhelmed and amazed " by what the UT Arts Complex had to offer. Barbara Fisher, Costume Shop Manager, said the Cos- tume Shop was " one of the bet- ter ones in this country " sur- passed only by similar centers in New York and San Francisco. Many UT students who trained at the Arts Complex later found themselves working profession- ally in facilities much less flex- ible or luxurious than those at UT. Fisher said ex-students have told her that the Univer- sity did not " know what it had " in regards to the Arts Complex. There was a danger that the University was truly unmindful of what it had, when early last year, the Arts Complex an- nounced it lacked the funds to continue with scheduled pro- grams. There was talk of can- celing future shows due to lack of funds. Only 40 to 50 percent of the money needed to run the Complex was generated through ticket sales, and until 1988 the Complex had never had an endowment. However, in the face of letting such an incredible facility go unused, the University provided the necessary endowment. The Complex continued with its scheduled 1988 season. Although the University of Texas was famous for many as- pects besides its Art Complex, that facility served to truly make the University unique among the nation ' s colleges. As Fisher said, the Arts Complex was an " incredible facility which the staff and the people of Austin are fortunate to have . . . the money spent on the Complex has proven to be a wonderful in- vestment " . Robert Kirkh.im tailor of the Arts Complex 61 PREHISTORIC LONGHORN: Escavated by two UT students, this 70 million year old Texas native was found near Austin. GREEK GODDESS: Paula Respondek, pre-med business freshman, and Denise Respondek, pharmacy freshman, study the Battle Cast Collection located at the Ransom Center. 62 An Museums ART MUSEUMS fry Michael Trust otable acquisitions Where could one go to see a 35-ft- ,g, 70 million year-old aquatic liz- l? Or how about view statues that ce adorned ancient Greek and Ro- n temples? One did not need the use of a time ichine, only a free afternoon to visit se exhibits and many others just as pressive. The University of Texas s home to a multitude of valuable d historically significant collections used in its campus museums: the xas Memorial Museum and the Lintington Art Gallery. The 70 million year-old skeletal fos- of a giant mosasaur was ironically used two blocks north of UT ' s own it day giant Memorial Sta- on Trinity, and was displayed to iitors in the Texas Memorial. Other llections dealing with natural history d also been displayed there since the Brian Adamcik ARTISTIC IMPRESSION: Steven Mapes, applied music sophomore, studies Cheryl Cipriani ' s acrylic painting Sleep for an art history class. stitudon ' s establishment in 1936. Dorothy Young, Education and Public ;lations Coordinator, said she believed the Museum was dedicated to the study and Interpretation of the natural and social sci- Ijces, with emphasis on Texas artifacts. " I ink it is a wonderful resource to use for tertainment as well as research, " she said. Of course, dinosaurs did not just walk into e museum. Some exhibitions were either rchased or generously donated. Others ever, were simply lucky finds. Like most ijputable educational institutions, the Texas iemorial Museum consisted of a profes- staff of archaeologists, as well as UT logy students. They searched for such ures as rare birds and butterflies, pre- ius stones, and even the mosasaur, which found near Austin in Onion Creek. One :her museum acquisition was the famous issil tracks of dinosaurs found in a Texas mestone bed and the first of its kind nown to science. Additionally, Texas Memorial Museum housed over four million artifacts relating to these fields which were not displayed, but used solely for research by students and pro- fessors. The museum indeed contributed to the campus through its internationally-known research collections and laboratories, and through its exhibit, education and publi- cations programs. " I really do think there ' s something here for every age, " Young said. Just down the street was a museum of a different kind, the Huntington Art Gallery. In March, the museum celebrated " The Huntington at 25, " commemorating its 25th anniversary with displays of recently selected acquisitions from 1983-1987. One of the ten best university art museums on an American campus, the Hun- tington also grew under the supervision of a professional staff, trained in art history and knowledgable of the art market. Aside from the famed William J. Battle collection of plaster casts, which was the world ' s largest and best pre- served assemblage of Greek and Ro- man sculptures, the institution spe- cifically highlighted 20th century American and Latin American art in the largest collection in the country. Attention not only focused on ancient European art, but medieval, Renais- sance, baroque and rococo styles as well. In the past ten years, the collection increased by 3810 objects. Of those, 1 140 were new works of prints and. drawings, Latin American art, Amer- ican art, European art and the dec- orative arts. The collections were split into two locations on campus: the Art Building at 24th and San Jacinto and the Ransom Center at 21st and Guadalupe. " We have one of the strongest mu- seum educational programs in the country, " David Willard, Public Relations Coordina- tor, said. The Huntington sponsored lec- tures, symposia, films, concerts and other special events relating to its exhibits. Such programs led to the museums recognition as " Museum Education of the Year " as well as numerous national awards. Beneath the surface of show pieces and exhibitions, the primary goals of the mu- seum remained: collect, preserve and protect. " When all is said and done directors and curators have moved on, public programs are over, research and publication have been completed what remains is the very heart and soul of an art museum, the works of art themselves, " Eric McCready said. And though McCready spoke for all museums, Young also had some thoughts about the practical purposes of visiting these institutions. " What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon . . . it ' s free! " Art Museums 63 STUDENT PRODUCTIONS by Michael Trust ork hard means play " The Revenge of the Space Pandas " held at the Performing Arts Center Opera Lab, Nov. 12-17, was a prod- uct of talent, skill and ingenuity by drama students. From acting, to cos- tume production, to set construction, to innovative special effects, " Space Pandas " offered students on hand ex- perience in their desired field. " UT has a huge department with a broad range of classes that offer spe- cialized skills needed in a technical production such as this, " Holden Hansen, master candidate in Theatre for Children and Youth said. In the few weeks leading up to the first performance, talent, skills and in- ventiveness came together to create the product of first hand learning experiences. November 3 (10 days to opening night): With characters like colorful space pandas, a punk rock planetary ruler and a rapping court jester, the play provided plenty of room for fun and silliness. It ' s a real MTV kind of Cyndee Lauper play geared toward what today ' s kids are watching and exposed to, " Tammy Borin, drama junior said. November 4 (On stage at the Opera Lab for the first time): " Opening night doesn ' t seem as close as it is. I am nervous, though, whether I will grow into my character . . . into what I ' m sup- posed to on time. " Paula Baker, drama pro- duction senior, said. Only now did the actors work with actual props. Most props, however, were still being constructed by the department ' s prop shop. " The University has one of the largest prop shops in the United States, " stage man- ager, Jennifer Nichols, theatre productions senior said. Weeks before the rehearsal process, both the set designer and director decided on a Michael Siravaro BEHOLDEN TO HANSEN. Master candidate, Holden Hansen gives last minute encouragement before showtime, Nov. 12. " Space Pandas " was the drama department ' s 501st student production. " look " in this case, a science fiction, rock and roll fantasy. Next, sketches of the set were drawn up and approved by the director. Then, floor plans and models were made and given to a technical director who engineered construction plans. Technical director Jon Ortega, drama jun- ior, said the work is well worth the effort. " I like the job of ' T.D. ' because I am able to see a show go from just a design and idea all the way up to the stage. " Ortega said. November 9 (first dress rehearsal): " Tech rehearsals are always . . . ' tedious ' is the only word I can think of. But for the actors, it is the most boring time in the world. If it weren ' t for them, however, the show wouldn ' t run smoothly. " Sonja Parks, drama senior said. Like the set designer, the sound designers collaborated with the director early in the semester and are then given a musical score for production use. The play ' s three sound designers edited, added, cut and re-edited special sounds that enhanced the director ' s science fiction, rock-and-roll, f antasy " vision " . Additionally, the light designers, add required lighting to the rehears Assistant stage manager Liz Han drama sophomore, said she felt e lightened by the tech rehearsa " When actors, crew and designers j together like that, it ' s interesting me. It ' s a way to learn as an u dergraduate. " Harris said. November 10 (first dress and mal up rehearsal): This is the last of the rehears which places final touches on the pi; Make-up and costumes are appli and worn in order to give the costui designer as well as the performers chance to get used to or change t dress. This designer, instructed by the ( rector, researched and sketched until a fii clothing concept was deduced and th made by the costume shop. " Usually I have more time, ' Space Pa das ' costumes were done in two week; costume designer, Ken Mooney, gradus ' student of theatrical design said. November 12 (opening night): This was the night for the actors to lea one final lesson. As Murphy ' s Law stat anything that might go wrong, will. Desp the success of rehearsals, some of the spec effects were not executed properly and L room for confusion. As actors performing front of a packed house, the cast left t audience feeling satisfied with the perf( mance. Because of their professionalism ai talent, chaos was prevented. On hand experience is the best way I students to get the very best education. T University of Texas ' drama department ( fers the most to its students through thi productions. There is plenty of room I costume design, set production, special eff design, acting and directing while envokii a sense of pride in the final product. t 64 Student Productions - t_0pfe HKE-UP WORK: Whik- trying to avoid opening night jitters, Cheryl Jones, drama sophomore, Marianne Hyatt, drama pin, drama junior, and Sonja Park, drama junior, put finishing touches on their theatrical makeup. Michad Scravaio production senior, Tammy Student Produaions 65 MOVIE TH EATERS by Debbie Wolantejus and Jeff Hunt memama Seeing a movie was one of the most popular forms of entertain- ment for UT students and if there was such a thing as a standard date or night out, it was usually dinner and a movie. But movies were not what they used to be and neither were movie theaters. Shows in Austin, at least some of them, were high-tech, high profile and high budget, and most theaters were showy, elegant, elab- orate and fairly expensive. A few decades ago the big choice for someone wanting to see a movie was what time to go and whether to go to the drive-in or an indoor theater. All that changed, and that change directly affected the Uni- versity populus. College students were one of the largest markets in the movie industry and in a city greatly influenced by UT it was obvious that theater owners and managers payed attention to that market. UT students had many choices in de- ciding on a movie. Location, price, film genre and presentation all factored heavily when students chose this form of en- tertainment. Consequently, theater cir- cuits utilized various methods to attract students and make them feel they were getting the most for their money. The key, according to Pat O ' Donnell, city manager for A-3 Presidio Theater, was to get movies with well-known actors and directors, interesting storylines and large grossing potentials. After that, the theater relied on advertising, presentation quality and its atmosphere to draw people to the theater. The trend in theaters it seemed was to make " movie-going an event rather than just a means of seeing a movie, " O ' Donnell said. Upon entering the Arbor Cinema IV ' s lobby it was obvious what O ' Donnell meant. From the plush car- peting and track lighting on the floors to Michael Monri BUDGET ENTERTAINMENT: The Union Theater offers students a chance to inexpensively and conveniently view popular movies. the clouded ceiling and European village atmosphere, the Arbor exuded show business class. " When you walk into the place, " Amy Foss, marketing freshman, said, " you feel like you ' ve entered a movie set. " A debate raged within movie theater cir- cles. What brought people to a certain the- ater? Most theater operators believed it was the quality of the presentation and the at- mosphere of the theater that made people willing to pay five dollars or more to see a movie. A big question in Austin was whether this philosophy worked for UT ' s population. Traditionally, poor struggling college stu- dents were still one of the largest markets for the theater industry. According to some stu- dents, theaters achieved their goal of bring- ing in the students. " The Arbor is more expensive, but I don ' t mind because of all the extras, " Carol Yoon, business freshman, said. " They have a right to charge more since it ' s a lot nicer and more entertaining. " Seeing a movie at the Arbor IV, i of the top grossing theaters in nation, " is a much more impress? date, " Cindy Tsai, RTF sophomii said. " The atmosphere is genenj better and so is the quality, especiJ the sound, and if my date is paying don ' t mind the extra expense. " For students who did not need| make an impression, did not owil car, or just did not have much mon! there were other options. The Tel Union Theater showcased a wl range of movies including art filij cult films, classics, and an occasiol first-run film as a special sneak pi view. Numerous ' dollar ' theaters gi| students the chance to see some of ' movies they might have missed earl in the year but at a cheaper price. Cl of the better-known alternatil theaters for students was the Do| Twin Theater. " We are one of the few theaters | the country which shows midnighters se nights a week, " Scott Dinger, manager of i Dobie Twin screens, said. " We try to of something to students who tend to have v good and really sophisticated tastes regardi movies. " Again, the theater ' s decor aptly reflect Dobie ' s philosophy. Not your average lobl Dobie overflowed with everything from ' 5 couches to contemporary artwork. Because Dobie showed unique films tl did not always find their way to a first-r theater, the management could charge a tic et price of around $2.50 or $3.50, more line with the student budget. In the age of the VCR some might thi that movie theaters were on the way 01 O ' Donnell and Dinger disagreed, saying tr movies were made for the big screen and r a 13-inch TV as well as citing the soc aspect of going to see a movie. As Brian Moreland, business freshms said, " Without movies, where would y take a date? " 66 Movie Theaters IY WILL BE Janice Jacobs SILVER SCREEN SAVVY: Movie set-like surround- ings in the lobby contribute to the extravagant at- mosphere of the Arbor Theater. ADMIT ONE: For University students, the Texas Union Theater offered a discount with a student ID. COMING ATTRAC- TIONS: Gwen Harding, microbiology graduate stu- dent, reads about the controversial movie. Thy Kingdom Come Thy Will Be Done coming to the Dobie Theater. Mictud Scnvaio Movie Theaters 67 _-_ ._ _, 1 - f - rT T ' A T TT " " r Kiilun Sue M;ua, art eiltKation senior, uses a loom to ' lassroonl " alloweil tellow suidents (o otter help and J W |H f (vl X I i I t eomi ' l ' i.illw.iy critiques of each others work. ol the Art Building ( ihe mm|ue 68 Academics WEBOFART Tucked away in an isolated hallway . . . A lot of things are accidental . . . but there is a possibility of creating fine art. A hree hallways, two flights of stairs and four well-placed T % questions may get you to the location of the University ' s lone weaving class. Then again, maybe not. But a unique class deserves an unusual setting: an isolated hallway in the annex of the Art Building lined with 20 looms. Each loom was reserved by a student in either 320K, 320L, 330D or 330E. The wooden machines were lined against a half-wall overlooking a foyer. Students wandered L about the " classroom, " looking at each other ' s designs and sharing ideas. Dahlia Cavazos, psychology senior, was weaving a tapestried eye onto the green background of her sampler. Each student ' s first project was to make a sampler piece incorporating weaves such as flossa, chaining and Swedish knots. " A lot of people make gifts; one girl made about 20 scarves for her entire family, " Debbie Netting, art education senior, said. " I don ' t have anybody to make things for, so I decided to do one big project. " She gestured towards the mass of strings stretching the length of the loom that would eventually become a decorative wall hanging. Kathy Mayhall, natural sciences graduate student, had designed a loose weave of thin, white cord that closely resembled lace. The finished product was so stunning that she was repeating the design in a dark blue. " A lot of things that come up are really accidental that is part of the excitement, " Mayhall said. The actual weaving was done in the hallway, due to the bulk of the looms. However, a lot of preparation was required before reaching that stage. The wool, yarn or cloth was first measured and cut in a classroom off from the central corridor. Laura Knots, anthropology senior, was measuring out many skeins of yarn on a five-foot tall wooden frame, wrapping the wool back and forth on protruding arms. " You can never tell how many yards to buy; there are many variables: the tightness of the weave, the texture of the material used, the dimensions of the eventual project, " she said. The next step, stringing the cut pieces onto the loom, was a long and tedious process. " Weaving is not for wimps, " Fisher said. " Things can always go wrong when you have 250 threads to pull through. " After the loom was strung, thread was pulled back and forth through the strings with a hand-held instrument. The interlacing was slow but sure. " By the end of the semester, every student has something that ' s truly incredible and beautiful, " Mayhall said. " There is a possibility, after mastering the basics, to create what is considered fine art. " Throughout the semester much variation came into play: colors, textures, sizes and intricacies. This class provided a mix of students with a chance to carry out their individual ideas. by Donita Robinson ACADEMICS EDITED BY DONITA ROBINSON Academics 69 The mezzanine of the Performing Arts Center was decked with boughs of holly and a festive Christmas tree not the standard setting for a business lunch. Nevertheless, it was where the academic deans of the University held their monthly noon meeting in December. Each month the 1 5 deans of colleges met at an informal luncheon to share information, ex- change ideas and solve problems. On occasion national or state issues were discussed. The meetings were hey at different locations on campus. Items of agenda were collected and compiled by Dr. James Doluisio, senior dean. " There are hundreds of professors yet only 15 of us, " Doluisio, dean of the College of Pharmacy, said. " We like each other ' s company because we ' re 15 people who do the same things. The meetings are excellent because we Feast Fit for a Dea can discuss issues of common concern in a comfortable setting. " The meetings had taken on a new level of responsibility over the years when there were several critical issues that had faculty going one way and administration another, Doluisio said. The tradition of holding informal luncheons started in 1973 under President Stephen H. Spurr. The collegiate heads felt a need for a meeting among themselves, apart from that with the president. The noon gatherings were thus timed to occur before the monthly ad- ministrative meetings with the president. President William Cunningham was dean of the College and Graduate School of Business before his appointment to presidency. Dr. Rob- ert Jeffrey, dean of the College of Commu- nication, said that this helped Cunningham to better understand and appreciate the need for a separate dean assembly. By getting together each month, Max man, dean of the Lyndon B. Johnson School j Public Affairs, said, " We can keep up what ' s happening around campus outside own schools. " The social setting was beneficial to nevl installed deans. Waneen Spirdusio, dean of tl College of Education, said, " [The luncheons] .1 a good induction period for new deans; the ok| and more experienced deans can advise them what or what not to say. " Doluisio added, " No one writes a manual how to be a dean you learn it by experience I Gathering regularly seemed to help in t| sharing of that experience. by Donita Robinson John Foxwonh MEETING OF MINDS: Regular communication among the deans al- lowed for the comparison and collab- oration of academic interests on campus. TOP LEFT: Harold Box and Robert Jeffrey. CENTER: Waneen Spirdusio and R. E. Witt. TOP RIGHT: Robert Wills, Max Sherman and Martha Wil- liams. 70 Deans m John Foxwonh a- - bail, l r. cr ; [G ' ' --rev JohnF, SONT ROW: Waneen Spirduso, Education; Robert E. Boyer, Natural Sciencts; Maltha S. Williams, Social Work. SECOND ROW: R. E. Witt, Business Administration, Harold C. Box, Architecture. Junes T. Doluisio. Pharmacy; J . Robe ., Fine Arts. BACK ROW: Thomas M. Hatfield, Continuing Education; Max Sherman, Public Affairs; Ronald E. Wyllys, Library and Information Science; Robert C. Jeffrey, Communication. NOT PICTURED: Herbert H. Woodson, Engi ' Uliam S Livingston, Graduate Srudies; Mark G. Yudof, Law; Robert D. King, Liberal Am; Sharon Justice, Students. : ojrworth Robert Wills Engineering; Deans 7 1 Michael Stravato ROOF WITH A VIEW: Architecture students scan the Travis County horizon from atop the rising 3M plant. CHECKING THE STRUTS: Wanda Woloszyn and Jon Peterson, first year graduate students in architecture, discuss a support girder at the 3M construction site. NO, THEY ' RE NOT SPELUNKERS: Architecture students wind their way through an unfinished steel and concrete superstructure. 72 Architecture Seasoned architects share their knowledge with students through- a comprehensive series of lectures esigners ' Talk Michael Stravato LESSON IN DIMENSION: John Rudquist, 3M ar- itect, explains construction procedures to architecture stu- its as they tour his West Austin project. Like any artist, the greatest challenge an architecture student faces is learning to trans- form creative ideas into physical realities. To help students meet this challenge, the School of Architecture organized a series of guest lectures that centered on the many ways of approaching this problem. The speakers who were highlighted in the program came from various backgrounds; many were visiting professors while others were au- thors, historians and photographers. The lecture series covered a broad range of topics, from material uses to classical design. This enabled students to listen to a subject specifically interesting to them. Andrew Bennett, architecture junior, said every lecture was a learning experience, but visual aids made the difference between an interesting presentation and one not as inter- esting. " Architecture is very visual; without slides or pictures for back-up it is hard to talk about architecture, " Bennett said. " The weak- ness of some lectures is there is too much talk- itechture . " Guest speakers Paul Kennon and John Rud- quist invited students to visit one of their build- ings under construction in the Austin area. Since the building belonged to 3M, a major American production company, the students were able to see the increasing development in the Austin construction business. By witnessing the ac- tualization of an architect ' s ideas, the students learned the practical importance of architecture. Bennett said that Rudquist, an architect for 3M, typified the role architects often played. A company would often hire an architect to work permanently with them. In this way, every time a new structure was designed the architect made sure his employer ' s needs were filled. According to Steve Templet, architecture jun- ior, professional architects were interesting be- cause their ideas were actually finished and used by the public. " Construction is a sign of suc- cess, " said Templet. " People in the professional world are at the cutting edge. " Bennett said the architect must know a little about everything. " It is important to know about how people think and work. Architecture must be worldly-wise. " Luke Sheridan, assistant to the dean of ar- chitecture, said the lecture series was open to all students, but was aimed specifically at the stu- dents of architecture. He said that these stu- dents had a special interest in what occurs in their field of study. In addition to sponsoring the lecture series, the School of Architecture also presented ex- hibits in Battle Hall. Andy Vernooy, assistant professor of architecture, curated an exhibit con- taining work done by second year students in architecture; however the exhibits were not lim- ited to architectural topics. One exhibit, " Dance of the Universe, " was sponsored by the College of Natural Sciences. Templet said the exhibit blended art with scientific theory. The subject of the exhibit was not necessarily important if it was visually stimulating to the architecture student, Templet said. " Architects have a memory of everything they see. These exhibits add to your visual memory. " The extra events offered by the school gave the students different avenues to look at prob- lems they encountered in their own studies. " I look for things pertaining to what I am doing, " Bennett said. by Greg Perliski Architecture 73 For one week students have the chance to learn directly from the veterans of the marketplace Success Storie At an institution the size of the University and in a college the size of the College of Business Administration it would have been easy for students to think that their education consisted of simply going from class to class. Some activities in the college, such as Business Week, were designed to provide other learning opportunities for students. The Business Week program was initiated so that students could learn outside as well as inside the classroom. The program, which had only one speaker for the whole week when it began, expanded to include more speakers and additional features, but was held at the same time, the last week of February. Business Week 1988, entitled " Window to the Future, " made it possible for professional business people to inform students of their career options in the world of business. The college arranged for one keynote speaker to come to the University each day during the week. The speakers came from all over the United States and also from foreign countries. Among the speakers who participated were Marvin Womack, vice president of Purchases and Quality for Proctor and Gamble, and Wil- liam Dillard, chairman of Dillard ' s Department Stores. Keynote speakers provided students with success stories and with an opportunity to hear about the real business world from experts. These sessions were informational and they also boosted the morale of doubtful business stu- dents, Betty Walsh, business senior and pres- ident of the Business Council said. Scott Slobin, business junior, said, " The speaker inspired me to go out and buy a Wall street Journal , do my best at my job and earn as much money as possible. " All students were urged to attend the talks, and in some courses participation was required. " We encouraged all business faculty members to put this event on their syllabus, and some- times they even test students on the speeches, " Walsh said. Student business organizations also sponsored receptions following these talks to which all University students, faculty, and Austin res- idents were invited to attend. Business Week also involved visiting exec- utives. Prominent speakers holding positions at the president or vice president level in cor- porations came to speak to students in business classes. " This was not free advertising or part of a recruiting procedure, but an educational ex- perience, " Walsh said. About 200 executives participated in order to share their experiences with future business ex- ecutives. " The visiting executive program dur- ing Business Week is often overlooked. This program really has the greatest impact because there is a captured, and usually captivated, audience, " Walsh said. The school also established a career network for Business Week. Business representatives dis- tributed information to students, and offered services to all UT students. " This was not a method of recruiting, but a source of infor- mation and motivation for students, " Walsh said. The Business Council and all other student business organizations played a prominent role in the formation of Business Week 1988. The council helped to recruit speakers and each organization sponsored a reception for a speaker, depending on its area of interest. Students were also responsible for making hotel arrangements and for organizing the re- ceptions. " More people get involved every and the event just gets bigger and better, Walsh said. The college limited the amount of moi spent on Business Week activities to $2,50 " We don ' t pay for any travel expenses because of that we lose some potential speake each year, but if they are really interested helping students, it won ' t make a differen Walsh said. by Glenda Robertson HANGING AROUND: Royce Barton, finance senior, u Cindy Comeaux, business sophomore, put up a poster f upcoming events in the College of Business Administratio 74 Business Administration Michael Monti ONE AMONG MANY: Julie Griffin, business soph- omore, hangs yet another poster advertising speakers and seminars in the College of Business Administraton. CHECKING THE FACTS: Michelle Wachsman, business sophomore, and Steve Arellano, business fresh- man, finalize preparations for Business Week activities. r ; . ,- ; T ' f r- Students involved with the UT Speech and Hearing Center put in long hours, but are well rewarded Sight and Soun Good help was always hard to find, unless you knew where to look. For all of those who looked to the University of Texas Speech and Hearing Center, the search was over. The center provided clinical practice for students, speech and hearing services for the public and a re- search center for faculty. The center was a training site for speech majors who were concentrating in communi- cation disorders. Most students involved with the center were graduate students working to- wards certification, there were also undergrad- uates involved. " All of our students have to earn at least 100 hours of clinical practicum here before they can get another internship, " Dr. Alice Richardson, director of the center, said. In addition to their required hours at the center, students also had to spend time on outside preparation. " When I first started see- ing clients, I put in about six hours of outside work for every hour of therapy, but I learned that I just couldn ' t spend that much time. I managed to cut it down to about two hours, " Becky Doering, a graduate student in speech language pathology, said. The required practicum covered many dif- ferent areas. Among these were observation, participation in faculty research and specialized projects and client therapy. " The clients at the center range from infants to the elderly. The problems of the clients are also of a great variety from minor articulatory problems to very serious hearing defects, " Richardson said. Various professionals served on the faculty of the clinic, including speech pathologists, audi- ologists and a psychologist. Each student ' s train- ing was supervised by one of these faculty members, depending on the specific area of study. After a required amount of practice in one area of study, students rotated to another area with another supervisor. Because of these ro- tations, students also changed clients from one semester to another. The client ' s treatment was, however, continued as long as necessary. " Each client spends two hours a week in therapy and one additional hour with a su- pervisor. Clients do pay for services, but there is financial assistance available, " Richardson said. Students also participated in faculty reseat | projects. There were four different lab areas ! research. These covered areas of study such I hearing science, interactive video lip-readil and speech science. The other area involv) individual student experiments. Additionally, students worked on specializl projects. One such project was the Augmel tative Communication Project, which was c| signed to aid in the communication of thil who were non-vocal by using pictoral aicl Another special program was the Bilir Speech Pathology program. To promote program, the federal government allotted mon j for the center to train Spanish speakers to we I with children with communication disorders.- The Speech and Hearing Center tested mei I bers of the Austin and surrounding areas. " have less visibility on campus than we do other areas, even though we do testing on 1 1 students, " Richardson said. For those involved, the hours at the cen 1 were sometimes long and hard, but very v uable. " I feel like I live at the center, but i definitely not without its rewards. The exr. rience is really preparing me for a job situation Doering said. The center not only provided a learning e perience for students, but it also provided the with the greater experience of helping others. by Glenda Robertson TESTING, ONE, TWO, THREE: Michele Marion, gn uace student in speech communication, performs a sam hearing test on Susan Saxon, speech communication d j orders junior. Robert Kirkham 76 Communication y He I talk raw, l B Mt a wads. Ruben Kifkham OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: Ann Kent, clinical supervisor for the UT Speech and Hearing Cen- ter, watches and listens to a therapy session from the observation corridor. FROM THE BOT- TOM UP: Conor Hopkins uses building blocks in his therapy with Becky Doering, graduate student in speech communication. Robert Kirkham Communication 77 OREIGN TRAD! The creation of a centralized study abroad office, announced by President William Cun- ningham in January, marked the first step to- ward a long-awaited expansion of the Uni- versity ' s study abroad programs. In the past, students wishing to study in another country had only three types of pro- grams from which to choose: exchanges offered through the International Office, department- sponsored trips or a wide variety of study op- portunities offered by other schools, rather than by the University. One departmental program, sponsored by the Departments of English and Geography, offered a summer stay at Oxford University. Partici- pants attended classes at Oxford, but were also able to travel or tour on weekends. Cheryl Jones, a drama junior who partic- ipated in the program, attended Shakespeare classes with Oxford teachers and with actors and directors from groups like the Royal Shake- speare Company. She also went to performances by these groups in London and Stratford. " It was invaluable, " Jones said. " Getting on a personal level with the English students was more of a life-learning experience, for me, than a purely academic one. " To provide students with information on overseas programs offered by the University and other schools, the Liberal Arts Council spon- sored the Study Abroad Fair each spring and fall. Tables manned by program representatives displayed brochures on study and work op- portunities. HOME AWAY FROM HOME: St. John ' s College is one of the Cambridge colleges where participants in the Uni- versity of Texas Cambridge Program live and study for two to three weeks However, the Council felt the University ' s study abroad program was insufficient. Council members wanted to see improvements such as a centralized Study Abroad Office, an increase in the number of programs, the development of University-sponsored study abroad programs and an increase in financial support for students 78 Study Abroad interested in studying overseas. " When they asked for a centralized off my understanding was that students wanted have financial aid transferable, " Ivy McQuid study abroad adviser at the International Offi said. According to McQuiddy, having a wide riety of programs available through otl schools rather than through the University coi actually be a benefit. " I think students need have the options and find the programs tl best suit them, " she said, " and I think it woi be doing a disservice to students if we had o one program that they could go on ... or if had 10 programs that they could go on . . . 25 programs that they could go on, and tl couldn ' t do anything else. " Cunningham ' s announcement at the Jan. University Council meeting met the first of i Liberal Arts Council ' s proposals by designati the International Office as the location of i study abroad office. This office would hav full-time staff and provide a central location information on the University ' s programs well as those offered by other universities. There were still several problems with sm abroad that needed to be considered, and sevt of the Liberal Arts Council ' s proposals had yet be met. To this end the Council wished to the creation of a policymaking board to mi further decisions on study abroad ' s future. Still, the creation of a centralized stu abroad office showed a new commitment to i idea of a study abroad program here at i University that would match the programs other world-class schools. by Robin Mayhall SO MANY CHOICES: Debbie Zapata, French freshman, browses in the Study Abroad library at the International Office. MESMERIZED: RocheUe Cunningham, microbi- ology freshman, checks out a computer display at the Study Abroad Fair. JUST LOOKING: Students examine the programs offered at tables manned by representatives from various foreign study programs at the Liberal Arts Council ' s Study Abroad Fair. ' . -; .V, Study Abroad 79 Professionals find that classrooms still have a place in their lives, shaping and- enhancing their careers To Be Continued A short note of warning to graduates or to those expecting to graduate in the near future might have read: Beware! If you had hoped to be done with school and structured education once you received your diploma, you will prob- ably be disappointed. For graduates entering business, engineering, medicine, public affairs and other professional disciplines, at least, that was the message hand- ed down by the directors of the continuing education programs in each of the professional schools. Pursuing the same goals as the University ' s Division of Continuing Education, these pro- grams provided ongoing training and education to individuals working in their respective fields. They were, however, independent of the Uni- versity ' s program and of one another. In fact, the individual programs were completely iso- lated, both financially and academically, even from the graduate and undergraduate programs in their own departments. Nevertheless, the importance of the programs was clear. " The half-life of an engineering de- gree today is about seven years, " Mike Jackson, director of the continuing education program in the College of Engineering, said. " An engineer has to keep learning throughout his professional life in order to keep up. " Jackson and his counterparts in the other departments worked hard this year to meet the needs of such professionals. The College of En- gineering alone offered some 45 conferences and seminars for 1988, ranging from general survey courses like Introduction to LISP (computer language) and Microelectronics Fabrication to highly specialized topics such as Airport Pave- ments and Flood Plain Hydraulics. Jackson had to choose which courses from previous years to keep in the curriculum and Micheal Lyon STOP ME IF YOU ' VE HEARD THIS ONE BEFORE: Andre KJein-Szanto asks a question about dermal car- cinogenesis at a Texas system conference. which ones to drop. " We have a local group of about 20 to 30 industrial contacts who help us assess the demands of the engineering com- munity, " he said, adding, " Because the Uni- versity allots no money to these programs, each course effectively has to pay for itself. " The engineering program as a whole was designed to target two distinct groups of pro- fessionals. Survey courses were geared toward the person who found himself changing from one area of specialization to another, or perhaps entering the workplace for the first time. The more specialized courses were intended for the individual who either needed to know more about a particular area in his field or wanted to learn of the latest advances in his field. In order to stay in business, Jackson had to make sure the entire program was kept as up-to- date and varied as possible. " We ' re constai looking for opportunities to diversify. Ab one-third of our courses each year are new, " said. The 13 courses just added included s subjects as Management of Hazardous Wa Water Demand Forecasting, and Technique Nuclear Radiation Shield Analysis. In addition to gaining new knowledge i skills from the various courses, participants the program could expect an additional bent the chance to meet other people in their fii Jackson said, " Interaction within each grou| important. A conference is an excellent plaa make professional contacts. We promote tl it ' s a strong element in our planning. " Although the professional continuing e cation programs primarily served the Austir, Texas community, some, like the engineer program, attracted participants from all over nation. " We have now a course on offshore oil p forms that ' s known to be about the best in country, " Jackson said. " In fact, we ' re j about the only ones who offer this course. " indicated that a third of the people he ser were from out of state. Most of these programs were begun in 1950s or 1960s, and they consistently grew size and scope over the years. Thomas Hatfield, dean of the Division Continuing Education, said, " People should leave college with the mistaken notion t they ' ve finished. In fact, they ' re just gett started. " In an era of rapidly increasing progress specialization, his words rang true indeed. by William Boyce 80 Continuing Education bn,MK fcoi! g.uwBbttostiKtet Urn mi " h to r- ,J liBi(IK. .fcirffcw " ,-ior , .W M d " 4 fik) . - ; | E ai " ft ! t v 4rBta h fc,4(r ' itiB! B !S -Lta fc Blsi . - " John Fox worth NEXT ON THE AGENDA: Roz K. Boucwcll, chairman from McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, presides over the Texas System Conference on Cancer. TAKE FIVE: Gib Lewis, speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, and William P. Hobby, lieutenant governor of Texas, relax during a pause in the agenda of the pre-session legislative conference. John Foxwonh Continuing Education 81 The Bilingual Special Education Program provides help for children who might otherwise have none In Another Wore Imagine que no puede leer esto porque no sabe el idioma. Ademas, imagine que tiene dificultades incluso para leer. Translation: Imagine not being able to read this because you do not know the language. Additionally, imagine having difficulty just be- ing able to read. The students in the Bilingual Special Education Program in the College of Education were trained to help children in this situation. " The certificate that undergraduates receive upon completion of their training is a generic one which enables them to work with children who have learning disabilities or mild emotional problems, " Dr. Alba Ortiz, associate professor of special education and director of the Bilingual Special Education Program, said. In addition to undergraduate training, the college also provided master ' s and doctorate training. The courses and experiences which students confronted in their training were aimed at preparing them to work with mildly hand- icapped students who were not able to function efficiently in English. This training included learning the methodology of teaching English to someone who was not proficient and observing in a bilingual special education class. Students also got an opportunity to tutor in their fields and do student teaching. " I really find it interesting. I ' m doing volunteer work at a junior high school and by applying the things that I ' ve learned in classes, I can see more clearly what is right and wrong and where mistakes are being made. I ' m using everything that I ' ve learned. The concepts aren ' t abstract anymore, they are very concrete to me, " Trecia Long, a secondary education senior concentrating in Spanish and special education, said. The students, aside from taking the required courses for their degrees, also attended seminars three times a semester. The subject of the sem- inars varied. Some featured guest speakers who gave students information on specific fields within bilingual special education. Others fea- tured group activities to actually involve stu- dents in the methodologies they were learning. The first requirement for students who en- rolled in the program was that they be bilingual. " Our program deals primarily with Spanish- speaking students, so those who enroll must pass a Spanish proficiency exam, " Ortiz said. " Our greatest problem is finding students who are really bilingual. The recruitment pool is primarily Hispanic, and is an area to which we pay great attention. " Ortiz said that the graduates of the program had very high career prospects for the future. " Our interest in this area is that the population is changing. In Texas the minority has become the majority. Spanish speakers are the fastest growing population. Our graduates have very marketable skills. " Dr. Lowell Bethel, assistant dean of the Col- lege of Education, said of the program, " It is Frank Or. MAKING A POINT: Maria Margarita Sifre lectures seminar sponsored by the Bilingual Special Education ' gram. one of the most rewarding and far-reach programs we have in terms of the help it p vides to the children who depend on it. " The graduates of this program were trainee teach students who might have otherwise b labeled " stupid. " Through this program, th students were given a fair chance to receive education. by Glenda Robertson 82 Education WHAT ' S SO FUNNY?: Mary Ellen Alsobrook, special education senior, gets a kick out of the Bilingual Special Education Seminar held Nov. 15. ATTENTION GET- TER: Students attending the seminar listen and enjoy as Maria Margarita Sifre lectures. LEEMOS LA LENGUA: Elizabeth Glenn, special education freshman, thumbs through a child ' s Spanish workbook. John Fox worth LAID-BACK EXPERIMENT: Engineering seniors Patti Ramsey, Chris Cogburn and Maike Miller (subject) dem- onstrate a positioning device for patients undergoing mag- netic resonance imaging of the neck. This imaging allows a series of still shots to be taken of the neck which are then projected on video to simulate movement. r juksignpof ! ' ...;. - nlOHXamid John Fo J 84 Engineering ME Senior Design Program links the classroom to the workplace with industry - sponsored projects Creative Design Often students find it hard to bridge the gap rween theories taught in a classroom and the plication of these theories in the workplace. Department of Mechanical Engineering at- pted to remedy this problem with its unique lior design program. " Mechanical Engineering Design Projects igram " was a course required of all senior ME idents for graduation. As in other senior en- neering design courses, it was intended to give idents experience in dealing with the types of sign problems they were likely to encounter the job. The chief difference in the ME senior sign program was that actual industry prob- ns were solved. Dr. Leonard F. Kreisle, professor of me- anical engineering and the director of the ogram, called the course " the capstone of the lents ' education in which they use every- ing they have learned up to this point. " Kreisle began the program in 1974 with the ea of using industry as the source of design blems to give students experience in real job nations. " Our main objective is to give the idents confidence and develop their abilities decision-making, information-gathering, king with other people and selling their leas, " Kreisle said. About two months before the start of a mester, industrial companies such as IBM and racor, Inc. were contacted by mail and asked to id descriptions of projects they would be terested in sponsoring. During the first week classes, students organized into teams of three four and chose a team leader. A project was assigned to each team by a computer igram which tried to give each team its erred project. During the second week, teams contacted their company sponsors by way of two world- wide telephones. Plans were then made to fly the students out for a plant site visit to see the actual project setting and to discuss the project with an engineer representing the sponsoring company. Upon their return, each team wrote a prob- lem statement and a design proposal which was mailed to their sponsor. This was to ensure a dear understanding between both team and company of what was desired. From this point, it was up to the teams to contact their sponsors if problems arose. Stu- dents did receive instruction in the lecture ses- sions which met twice a week, but these dealt mainly with general topics concerning the de- sign process. Dr. Steven P. Nichols, lecturer in mechanical engineering, said, " Naturally, there are too many different projects to discuss each one in class. " Instead, he said, the lectures covered such subjects as safety and liability, organization and management, and ethics. Help on specific problems was available to students through meetings with teaching as- sistants twice a week and through faculty ad- visors. A group ' s progress was also monitored by the submittal of periodic reports throughout the semester. Otherwise, the students were on their own to perform the work which their project required. Finally, the course culminated with an oral report given by each team to representatives from their sponsor company. This report took place on campus. A written report was also required and was sent to the company about a week before the oral report. According to Kreisle, about 98 percent of the projects were used by the industries with no changes, which indicated a very high success rate. He went on to say that the American Board of Accreditation for Engineering and Technical Colleges (ABET) had indicated that the De- partment of Mechanical Engineering had one of the top senior design programs in the country. " The course emphasizes innovation and cre- ativity, " Kreisle said. Kreisle added that the fresh approach taken by students on their first real design problem offered more of an attraction to companies. It was quite common for job offers to result from the association of students with their sponsors. The ME senior design program appeared to be a very effective means of breaking down the division between the academic and working worlds. " It stresses not being an engineering student, but being an engineer, " Nichols said. by Mike Barry Engineering 85 Frank Ordonez LITTLE DETAILS: A group of faculty, faculty wives, staff and alumni joined efforts to piece together the history of the College of Fine Arts. JAZZ IT UP: Rick Lawn, director of " Mirrors, " and the Jazz Ensemble practice a composition to highlight the anniversary celebration. 86 Fine Ans Robtn Kitkham College of Fine Arts enjoys half a century of entertainment and art olden er its 50-year history the College of Fine :s had grown to become one of the top such leges in the country. In March the college brated its golden anniversary with perfor- nces by students, faculty members and dis- guished graduates. The college celebrated with a variety of per- ances throughout late February and early h. Fine Arts Festival Week, held Feb. 29 igh March 4, began the festivities with ormances and demonstrations around cam- Is by members of the Art, Music and Drama partments. [The world premier of " Mirrors, " a jazz com- jliition by Rick Lawn, associate professor of Bisk, highlighted the celebration. This piece, Ifich premiered March 4, was performed by 0 ' Jazz Ensemble and the Dance Repertory Bieatre. Some well-known graduates of the University re featured in the celebration as well, aturday night [Mar. 5] Barbara Conrad is ming in from New York to give a recital, " J Francis, associate dean of the College of Fine ts, said. Conrad performed as a mezzo so- ano with the Metropolitan Opera. One especially unique contribution to the tivities was made by a group led by Per- ming Arts Center Assistant Events Manager .phne Hodges. This group put together a ilt commemorating the history of the College Fine Arts. " That quilt was made by faculty, faculty ves, staff, alumni who live here in town, and a real clever history of the college. It ' s very " ferent. It has things that a lot of students nowdays don ' t even know about. They used to have the Texas bells that led the Longhorn Band on, and then there ' s the drama theatre and the opera lab all of that is in that quilt, " Francis said. The reason for the celebration was, of course, this colorful history. The history of the college actually began in 1937. A special committee of the University faculty recommended the es- tablishment of a separate college of fine arts to fulfill the need for classes in art, music and drama. The Texas legislature took up a bill to create the college that same year, and on April 29, 1937, the bill passed. The amount of $64,000 was appropriated for the development of the University of Texas College of Fine Arts. Dr. E. William Doty was appointed dean of Frank Ordonez PIECES OF THE PAST: Mavis Dillon, Alizy Zaced and Jane Spivey work together on a quilt commemorating the golden anniversary of the College of Fine Arts, one of the more picturesque contributions to the celebration. the new college in March, 1938. According to Dory ' s written history of the college, " At this point, [Doty] faced the employment of a fac- ulty, the writing of a catalogue, purchase of basic equipment for art and music instruction, preparation of a budget, and organization of curricula and class schedules, in addition to making all the other necessary arrangements for the first class of the new college which was to arrive in September. " Doty accomplished these daunting tasks and until 1973 ran a College of Fine Arts whose three departments not only worked individually but also cooperated on such projects as Marco Millions, a production presented in the college ' s first year. Many former students of the University ' s College of Fine Arts attained national fame in their fields. Broadway actor Tommy Tune, movie star Rip Torn and costume designer Joe Tompkins (Coal Miner ' s Daughter) all attended the University. " One very few people think about is Robert Benton, who was a graduate of the Art Department, and he ' s the one who won the Oscar for Kramer vs. Kramer , " Francis said. The college itself held a high national rank- ing. Francis said of the fine arts program, " I think nationally it ' s considered in the top 10, 15 at least, and in some areas it ' s in the top two and three. " Apparent in the College of Fine Arts ' an- niversary celebration was a hope for 50 more years of such excellence. by Robin Mayhall Fine Arts 87 The sky is the limit when originating and organizing programs for graduate studies New Horizons Scientific and academic endeavors rely heavily on research to increase available knowledge. As new discoveries are made, fields of study grow and change, creating the need for a greater number of specialized programs in universities. The Department of Graduate Studies met this need by proposing new doctoral programs for the University and by guiding those proposals through the approval process. Dr. William S. Livingston, vice president and dean of Graduate Studies, said that often de- velopments in research evolved which combined the efforts of several different disciplines. " At one time, for example, there were the separate fields of chemistry, biology and botany. Re- cently, though, the field of molecular biology has come about which cuts across all three, " Livingston said. He also said that as a field developed, the faculty of a particular college or department would see a need for continuing studies on the graduate level. They would then contact the Department of Graduate Studies to propose either a master ' s or doctorate program in the field. This would set in motion the approval process. The Department of Home Economics began a doctoral program in the Division of Child Development in the fall of 1987. Dr. Hal Grotevant, the division head, said that before a proposal for the program could be written a core of interested faculty had to be formed to support the program and to help establish its position in the University. " This degree cuts across psychology, edu- cational psychology, education, sociology, speech communication and social work, " Grote- vant said. For this reason, it was important to secure the interest of the other colleges involved. The fac- ulty then had to decide on the goals and scope of the program, propose new courses if needed and establish entrance requirements for those seek- ing the degree. This preliminary phase ended with the submittal of the written proposal to the Department of Graduate Studies. Dr. Audrey Slate, assistant dean of the Office of Graduate Studies, helped faculty members with their proposals. In explaining the rest of the process, she said that next the vice president and dean of Graduate Studies decided if all the requirements were met. If so, the proposal was then sent to the Academic Committee of the Graduate Assembly which would review it and bring it to the next assembly meeting. Slate explained that the Graduate Assembly was a 28-member legislative body which met four times a year to vote on various proposals. " If the Assembly votes to recommend the proposal, a summary of what was approved is then circulated among the faculty of the De- partment of Graduate Studies by the dean, " Slate said. Time was allowed for faculty protests. If there were none, the dean sent the proposal to the president. If the president approved, it was sent to the vice chancellor for Academic Affairs. " An external review by experts from other universities also takes place at some point in the approval process, " Slate said. Upon a favorable review, the proposal was then sent to the System Board of Regents for a vote. From the Board of Regents, the proposal went to the last step of the approval process, the State Coordinating Board. Here, the new pro- gram had to pass two main criteria. The boa had to decide that there was a need for t program and that there was no duplication another program elsewhere in the state. At t same time, the board would determine the o of the program and make sure that it w economically feasible at the time. If the proposed program satisfied these i quirements and was approved by the board, t new doctoral program was installed at the Ui versity. Livingston said it was very important that t University be able to keep up with the chanj that occur in the various fields of research. T lengthy approval process was necessary to ensi that the new doctoral program was relevant the time. This in turn, helped to ensure t relevance of the education offered by the Ui versify to the world outside of academia. by Mike Barry 88 Graduate Studies fat to Joe w i KB) fc A PROGRAM IS BORN: Dr. George B. Kitto, chemistry professor, and Dr. William Livingston, vice president and dean of Graduate Studies, review proposed doctoral pro- grams. Graduate Studies 89 ERVETRACKIN An interdisciplinary team of researchers use genetic analysis to explore physical and psychological processes Imagine a world free of disease. Imagine a world in which aging takes place so slowly that the average human life span might be 120 to 140 years. Humankind has probably always dreamed of such a world, but only in recent years have these incredible advances seemed within reach. A group of professors from the colleges of Pharmacy, Engineering and Natural Sciences, among others, formed the Institute for Neu- rological Sciences Research. Their work, togeth- er with that of similar groups across the country, was expected to help eradicate most of the diseases that plague humanity and to extend the human life span. Dr. Creed Abell, director of the Institute ' s cellular and molecular program, explained that the first step towards accomplishing these goals was to map parts of the structure of DNA, the blueprint for the body ' s chemistry. " There has been considerable discussion at the national level about sequencing the entire human genome (DNA), " Abell said. " We would then know the genes responsible for every function and dysfunction in man. " He also said, however, that since DNA is made up of some 3.5 billion pieces, called base pairs, a great deal of time and money would have to be spent on such a project. Abell predicted that the scientific community would eventually settle on an alternate approach. " What we ' ll probably end up doing is to se- quence the genome at regular intervals to get some landmarks. " He indicated that, as an initial step, only 20 or 40 million base pairs would be identified. The second step in the process, the phase in which Abell was most interested, would be to label those parts of the genome which leave a person open to various diseases. Abell stressed the importance that recently developed tech- niques in recombinant DNA and cloning had in his work. " We can apply these techniques to various proteins in the nervous system, cloning enzymes which interact with neurotransmit- ters. " By creating these molecules in the desire shapes and sizes and observing where they ai each themselves to the DNA molecule, Abe had hoped to " mark " the sites responsible ft the vast majority of known diseases. He felt th with this information, scientists would ult mately be able to make adjustments in th genome structure which would eliminate SU) ceptibility to such afflictions as Alzheimer ' s di ease, Parkinson ' s disease and schizophrenia. Chemical markers were also important to tr. work of Dr. Steven W. Leslie, director of tr Institute. His goal was to pinpoint the ur derlying cellular mechanism behind aging. " Why do people age? In large part, it because the brain grows old, and that cut tributes to the aging of the body, " Leslie said One of Leslie ' s first projects in this connectio was to be a study of the effects of alcohol on tr nervous system. " Alcohol has detrimental effec on the nervous system and aids in the same kin of tissue degeneration as seen in aging, " he sail It was expected that once the sites of tr degeneration have been identified, the process aging would be better understood, and thereto! methods of slowing the process would follow. The doctors were reluctant to estimate ho ' quickly human ailments could be conquerei But they were agreed that phenomenal progre was in the offing. by William Boyce 90 Institute for Neurological Sciences Research HOW DRUGS AFFECT YOUR BRAIN: Jody Dildy, teaching assistant in pharmacy and toxicology, adds chem- icals to brain tissue samples. BREAKING BONDS: Lab technician Ray Couch uses the Polychrome Acrymide gel electrophoresis to separate proteins based on molecular weight. MEASURE FOR MEASURE: Andy Quittner, graduate student in pharmacy, pipettes a radiometric assay to detect the activity of a specific enzyme WEEDING OUT: Dr. Mehdi Rezazadeh, postdoctoral fellow in phar- macy, homogenizes brain tissue samples. Institute for Neurological Sciences Research 91 u inpraw (tap t r.:..: .: ' - . ' . SOLD-OUT AUDITORIUM: Mark Yudof, dean of the School of Law, welcomes prospective students to the law school. CROWDED HOUSE: Students discover new friends during freshlaw orientation. 92 School of Law he Welcome Mat Student ' s participation rejuvenates freshlaw orientation program by - adding personal touch In the back of the law administrative offices in vnes Hall was a small inauspicious office. In room, better suited for storing office sup- law students Russ Sullivan and Ann Gill vised an impressive change in school policy: : reorganization of the School of Law ' s fresh- orientation program. During the summer and fall terms of 1985 both Sullivan and Gill endured an orientation program for incoming freshman law students. For them it was a program in need of change. " No upperclassman were involved, just fac- ulty and staff. I felt we could welcome students in a better way. " Gill said. Sullivan had the same impression about the orientation process. " My goal became to involve students more, " he said. In the fall of 1986 the two formed the Student Recruitment and Orientation Commit- tee, designed to encourage student involvement in welcoming new students. Gill decided that the purpose of a student- sponsored orientation program would be to find students interested in the study of law and introduce them to the School of Law. This required setting up new activities as well as adjusting ones already existing. Orientation programs of the past were centered around academic life at the University. There was a need for a " student life orien- tation, " Sullivan said. " We needed a way to get rid of the ' me versus the system ' feeling, " he said. Gill and Sullivan set up topic seminars cov- ering areas like married life and minority issues. IS BRENHAM REALLY HEAVEN?: Bruce Wieden, third-year law student, and Professor Mike Sturley, assistant professor in the School of Law, enjoy ice cream and con- versation during an orientation mixer. They also mixed second and third year students with the freshman to create a more interactive spirit, Sullivan said. In the summer and fall of 1986, 30 to 40 students volunteered to help the administration greet incoming freshmen. " We said, ' Glad you ' re here! ' " Sullivan said. " The school became a much happier place. " By the spring of 1987 things became easier as the number of volunteers increased, Gill said. In order to do something different in the spring, the Student Orientation Committee formed Spring Prospectus Day. Unlike the fall program that invited all students interested in law studies, the Spring Prospectus Day invited only those students admitted to the University ' s School of Law. " The committee members tried to specifically sell the Austin campus rather than law school in general, as they do in the fall, " Sullivan said. " More than 70 people volunteered to host 200 guests, as it became a cool thing to do among law students, " Gill said. " Law and fun came together. " Sul livan said the committee had eyes on the future, with plans for a big brother big sister program to continue increasing that " personal touch. " by Greg Perliski Dan Castro School of Law 93 From the Moscow State Philological Institute to the University of Texas, Yuri Druzhnikov bridges the gap between East and West Home in America Even in a university renowned for the di- versity of its students and faculty, it was a rare event. Though people came from all over the world to study and teach at the University of Texas, Soviet emigre Yuri Druzhnikov, who began work in January as a professor in the College of Liberal Arts, was truly unique. Druzhnikov spent his first college years at the Philological Institute of Riga University in the Soviet Union. He studied Russian classical lit- erature, Slavic language and history. By grad- uation, he was attending the Second Moscow, also known as the Moscow State Phililogical Institute. After his schooling was completed, Druzhnikov held many different positions. He was the principal of a high school and the director of seminars for young writers. His Soviet journalistic career included writing for a Moscovian newspaper, publishing chil- dren ' s literature and penning various plays and short stories. After almost 20 years of writing, Druzhnikov received the Golden Pen Award from the Soviet Journalistic Union. The award recognized his book In Quest of Archemides, a book of essays about parents and upbringing problems with their children. But Druzhnikov ' s Soviet career ended in 1977 when he applied to emigrate from the Soviet Union. He had gradually become dis- enchanted with some contradictions of Soviet policy which tended to glorify many ideals of the Stalin regime, even though Stalin himself had long been discredited. He chose to immigrate to the U.S. because " I had both relatives and friends in the U.S., and the country guaranteed rights to its citizens. " Druzhnikov was removed from the Soviet Writers Union after six years of membership. His literary works were banned and he could no longer be published. " Obedient Soviet writers love their country and do not want to emigrate, " he said. " I became a non-person. " It would be 10 years before Druzhnikov was Robert Kirkham Yuri Druzhnikov finally allowed to leave the country. In the meantime he resorted to ghostwriting to support his wife and child. After two years, he began to smuggle his writing to the West. After seven more years had passed, the KGB began to threaten Druzhnikov in order to stop his " anti- Soviet " behavior. However, Mikhail Gorbachev ' s entrance on the political scene along with his doctrine of " glasnost, " or openness, indicated a change in the nation that would affect Druzhnikov ' s sit- uation. His American friends lobbied fi Druzhnikov, leading 83 representatives and sei ators to write Gorbachev asking for his en igration permit. Druzhnikov was granted permission to leai in 1987. He and his family traveled first ' Vienna in September and in January arrived i Austin. He accepted an offer to teach at U which he had received before he immigrated. As a professor at the University, Druzhnikc taught two classes: a creative writing class fi cusing on children ' s literature and a Russu culture class. In the writing class, the professor led ti students in discussions of children ' s literatur " He presented the material in a way which w; easy to understand. After starting the discussioi he gave us free reign to explore our own ideas. Curtis Bludworth, English sophomore, said. The contemporary Soviet culture clai presented Russian literature, language and sc ciety. " Two-thirds of the time we spend le turing and discussing, and one-third of the tirr we spend answering questions, " Druzhnikc said. " The cultures and politics are so differei everything. It is sometimes hard to explai the realities; it takes time. " Druzhnikov seemed to be satisfied with h life in Austin. " The teaching process is ev more than I expected, " he said. " I can I absolutely open with my students and discu: the most burning issues of the U.S.S.R. " " It is not easy to have a good understandin of the country without having lived there, " r said. " I want to give my students all my know edge and experience because the U.S.S.R. is special country. " by Kathy Wong Liberal Arts nenc | " :. reach! --r.v ' ; vv.v sud Snia cnlnirt J n ktffaH STORY TIME: Professor Yuri Druzhnikov leads a dis- cussion on a com temporary author in the creative writing class for children ' s literature. Students concerned with retaining knowledge of past generations learn methods of library preservation Saving Memorie The deterioration of storage materials has long been a problem for those interested in preserving information. Older books begin to crumble because of sulfuric acid. Magnetic au- dio and videotapes become distorted when their plastic bases begin to deteriorate. Old movies made on celluloid film tend to shrink and crumble due to nitric acid. " There ' s more and more information to be stored on more and more different media, and the problem of making sure that that infor- mation is kept somewhere is rapidly becoming a much more serious problem, " Ronald E. Wyl- lys, dean of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, said. A new course offered by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science taught this important aspect of library and archive ad- ministration: the preservation of storage media. " Conservation of Archival and Library Ma- terials, " taught by David Gracy, professor of library and information science, provided stu- dents who hope to beco me library or archive administrators with an overview of the issue of conservation. Covered in the course were such topics as why storage media deteriorate, how the decay can be prevented or repaired, and how a library administrator can provide a good con- servation program for a collection. The course looked at the reasons for physical decay of storage materials, such as the presence of acid in paper from chemical processing and John Foxwonh SEE AND SEW: Conservator Bruce Levy utilizes the wooden sewing frame in a conservation laboratory to restore the back of a book by sewing it with unbleached Irish linen. from air pollution. It covered ways of preventing these problems or repairing them to some ex- tent, like the housing of collections in envi- ronments of low temperature and low humidity. The course dealt with the overall organization of a conservation program and the issue of disaster prevention and preparedness: how to deal with, for example, water leaking from a broken pipe. The course did not, however, deal as much with the technical aspects of treating deteri- oration as with the idea of conservation as a whole. " We ' re aiming not so much to tr;| people to actually repair damaged material, I to educate people as to how to provide the m I effective preservation for all holdings that unilcr their care, " Gracy said. Students also discussed the problem of kno I ing when conservation is truly necessary. " course the final question ... is how mul conservation is enough. Where is the line 1 1 tween doing everything possible to save l| item, and as little as necessary to maintain 1 1 meaning communicated by its present comj tion, " Gracy said. He felt that the medium | sometimes more meaningful in its aged, orig form than a photocopy of it might be. The issue of conservation is such a broad c I that no one course could possibly deal with I entirely. Gracy ' s course attempted to give si] dents an overall understanding of the impi I tance of conservation and its general framewc I rather than its technical details. Still, studei gained a knowledge of how vital archival a library preservation is in saving informati both from the past and from our time. Wyllys said of the course, " It ' s really aim I at trying to deal with the problems of insuri that information that is being stored will stored as long as it is humanly possible to keep I stored. " by Robin Mayhall 96 Library and Information Science PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT: Carol Sue White-house sews an end band on a practice text before attempting the real thing on a book in need of repair STICKING TO IT: Assistant conservator Barbara Brown removes the adhesive from prints found in a book. The prints were to be kept in a folder along with the book. ONE OF A KIND: A rare book on display in the law library shows extensive book- worm damage. John Foxworth John Foxwonh John Foxworth Library and Information Science 97 Is blue depressing, red exciting? Research in color shows how shades affect us Analyzing Colo What effect does color have on the work- place? This was just one of the questions researched by Dr. Nancy Kwallek, assistant pro- fessor of home economics and head of the Division of Interior Design. In her research, Kwallek studied the effect color had on the worker ' s mood and productivity in different colored environments. The study was set in three office spaces in the primary colors of blue and red, and neutral white as a control. The participants in the study, half men and half women, consisted of three age groups: 18 to 25, 26 to 35, and 36 years and older. The subjects were asked to type business forms and then either moved to a different colored room or remained in the original room to repeat the task. The data compiled from the participants re- vealed that room color did affect the perfor- mance of the women in the study. " Women made significantly more errors when moved from the blue room to the red room than did men, " Kwallek said. In the final mood questionnaire, subjects re- ported that they felt more anxious in the red room and depressed in the blue room. Kwallek planned further studies using dif- ferent colors and office tasks with subjects from the Department of Psychology. " Color is a field that has not had enough consistent research, " Kwallek said. For example, she found that the original study concluding that red is exciting and blue is depressing was done over forty years ago. " The study used three to five handicapped people and was conducted without using sci- entific research methods. " Kwallek ' s research used 300 participants and consistent research methods. " By using a true environment an office the research has more accurate data than, say, swatches of fabric or paint, " she said. " Through this research a data base of information can be built. " The National Aeronautics and Space Ad- ministration expressed an interest in using Kwallek ' s findings for the interior of a planned space capsule. The craft was to orbit the earth on 90-day missions. After contacting NASA, Kwallek visited the Johnson Space Center in Houston to consult with their scientists and submitted her proposal for the colors to be used based on her findings. " [The] scientists are very interested in psychological response to color; we hope to investigate NASA as a future source of funding, " she said. Kwallek was also interested in getting fund- SEEING RED: Sitting in the experimental red room. Dr. Nancy Kwallek and assistant Carol Lewis, graduate student in psychology, examine color plans to be used in the NASA space capsule. ing from businesses and companies. " We i testing for commercial space and work en ronment, " she said. " This research is valuable businesses and we are soliciting support frc them. " Kwallek hoped to found the first color search institute at the universty level as 1 research gained more attention. f 98 Natural Sciences by Sony a Seagren f Im + Tom Stevens THINKING HARD: Research participant Robin Sterns, home economics senior, completes the assigned clerical tasks in the green office. GETTING READY: Interior design senior Andrea Turner, interior design sophomore Amy Yeatts and aerospace engineering junior John Procter com- plete participation forms before beginning the study. onday " est, and you have iology midterm. Your mind goes blank and a ' s worth of studying disappears from your brain. You try to concentrate but your hands are shaking and you hurriedly finish the test and in. Once you have left the room the r ers come flooding back, but it ' s just too late; you flunked your biology midterm. " What could have made me forget eve- rything I studied? " According to Denise McGinty, assistant cordinator for the Learning Skills Center, the answer was test anxiety, a strong fear resulting in an inability to cope with the stressful situation at hand. It was most often ( CJ v f ' r {2) a conditioned reponse, meaning that similar stressful situations had occurred before and the ability to cope had been hindered. Test anxiety could also cause physical reactions such as shaky hands, nausea, or headaches, she said. " I can ' t do this. I studied it and now I can ' t do it. I ' m blowing my whole grade ... " Such negative inner thoughts provoked these situ- ations, creating more anxiety and stress. This made it even harder to concentrate, McGinty said. " Where can I go to get help? " The Learning Skills Center in Jester Center had the resources to help students battling stress. Over 12,000 students used the center ' s staff and materials every year for the problem of test anxiety as well as other student-related problems. The coun- selors at the center met and talked with anyone who wanted help, trying to pinpoint why the student had test anxiety and to find ways to deal with the problem. Often, McGinty said, a student was anxious PULLING A LATE NIGHTER: As midterms and finals approach, many students take advantage of the Under- graduate Library. The library was open until 2:00 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. of a feeling of being overwhelmed by The students also met fv ( ) ' Dk ( P i f ( y ir of being in the wrong major and not counselor to discuss progre ig m the wrong major; _ understanding the material presented. One liberal arts sophomore trying to transfer to the University described her academic-related stress. " I knew I had to make above a 3.0 to get into UT. I constantly bothered myself about making good grades, good grades . . . my only goal was to get a 3.0. " " How will the counselors help me? " The Center offered a four to six week self-paced program to help students with stress and test anxiety. This course contained a packet of ex- ercises to determine the situations that provoked the anxiety, questionnaires on feelings and tips for improving mental attitudes during stressful situations. By learning what caused these feel- ings students could adjust their attitude toward the situation and begin to improve. The pro- gram involved learning, self-exploration and methods of relaxing. -i times with counselor to discuss progress. Group counsel! [ sessions had been available at one time but no longer offered. " Students were often not ai to attend group sessions because of scheduli I conflicts, " McGinty said. " We found that or to-one counseling was much more effective. " " Will this change last? " According to Stn Sanity and Survival by Dr. Frank Richardsc associate professor of educational psycholon the key to coping with stress was to chan negative thinking. Admitting there was a pro lem and seeking help were steps in that rection. After that, the counselors would poll the way. It was encouraging to know that ev in a school of 45,000 students, personal tention was only as far as the third floor of Jesi | Center. by Sonya Seagren 100 Tet Anxiety I Robert Kirkham THE TRUTH REVEALED: After finding her social security number amidst the list of 500, chemistry student Susan Sutherland, pre-law business freshman, records her grade from the first exam. A LAST MINUTE LOOK: Brian Simon, Stephen Cash and Deborah Bush scan the material once again before taking a self- paced psychology test. Robert Kirkham Test Anxiety 101 NAMES FROM THE PAST: The School of Nursing ' s historical collection contains the original membership ledger of the Texas Nurses Association. TOOLS OF THE TRADE: A display case in the collection holds old- fashioned nursing implements. to kv tk societal is incredible, ' . fortheSoBhwCar nan 4.180 y ba ta te k; :. FM ; ly these RK Dietndi, die attorn HI imprest: :y - . - 102 Nursing Nursing heroines from Florence - Nightingale to Louise Dietrich - live on through historic memorabilia ast to Present I " Not to know those people is tragic, not to the societal accomplishments, the things nursing has contributed to American so- is incredible, " Dr. Eleanor Crowder, ar- vist for the Southwest Center for Nursing Itory, said. pince 1973, when the School of Nursing was lit, room 4.180 had been designated as a for historical collections of nursing ar- ts. From its first few materials, which were : to the school by the prominent Texas nurse | Louise Dietrich, the collection increased to i an impressive historical center, bis particular collection was unique because major archival collection from all over s. " The collection has an excellent selection i textbooks and photographs, " Crowder It also contained a selection of old- nioned nursing tools such as glass syringes indisposable bedpans. . selection of dolls dressed as famous nurses I history and a group of paintings of nursing iders commemorated prominent nurses of the st. " Most disciplines have heroes in their past kt they revere, that they hold in very high pern, " Crowder said. Most nurses did not heroines because they did not know their btory, she said. " By knowing nursing history Id what those early nurses did to give nursing a footing in the United States, they would Uy have a true appreciation for the gutsiness I those women, " she said. Another valuable item in the collection was the Bartholf Window, a stained-glass window originally located in the Rebecca Sealy Nurses ' Residence at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. When the residence was PRIZED POSSESSION: Dr. Eleanor Crowder, archivist for the collection, holds an 1859 edition of Florence Night- ingale ' s Notes on Nursing while standing before a portrait of the author. razed in 1972 the window was given to Marjorie Bartholf, dean of the John Sealy School of Nursing from 1942-1963, who gave it to the University in 1983. Wartime nurses were also remembered in the collection through a display of nurse uniforms, medals and pins. A large part of the display was the memorabilia of Margaret Ann Raffa, a re- tired Air Force colonel. Dr. Crowder ' s most prized materials were her older textbooks and documents, most of which were donated by organizations like the Texas Nurses Association, the Occupational Health Nurses Association and the Texas League for Nursing, as well as by prominent Texas and national nurses. She had the original mem- bership ledger from the Texas Nurses Asso- ciation and several photographs of prominent nurses of the past. " My most prized possession is ... an original copy of [Florence] Nightingale ' s Notes on Nurs- ing, an 1859 edition, " Crowder said. The importance and spirit of the Southwest Center for Nursing History was aptly summed up by the motto hanging behind Crowder ' s desk. The saying, from Robert Heinlein ' s The Notebooks of Lazarus Long, read: " A generation which ignores history has no past and no fu- ture. " by Robin May hall Nursing 103 TOOLS OF THE TRADE: Dr. James McGinity and Dr. Kuei-tu Chang use sophisticated machinery such as the instron to determine the physical and mechanical properties of polymeril films. USING THE EQUIPMENT: Mark Schulze, post-graduate student of pharmacy, utilizes a pendulum impact appa- ratus to study the compaction prop- erties of powders. WALL-TO- WALL MARKETING: Each drug lining the shelves of an Eckerd ' s Pharmacy had its humble begin- nings at the research and patent levels. 104 Pharmacy Participation in research work proves to be very valuable to students seeking a career in pharmaceutics ill Perfection The word " test " often brought painful im- ages to the minds of UT students, but for students in the pharmaceutics division of the College of Pharmacy, the word also evoked an image of exciting new research findings. Those who found their way to the phar- maceutics division of the college did not have an easy road ahead of them. In addition to course work, students were encouraged by faculty members to participate in research work, which required several hours each week in the lab- oratory. This research concentrated on either conven- tional drug delivery systems, such as tablets or capsules, or novel drug delivery systems, such as transdermal patch systems. Dr. James McGinity, division head of phar- maceutics and professor of pharmacy. Dr. Ro- land Bodmeir, assistant professor of pharmacy, were faculty members who offered students an opportunity to work on pharmaceutics research. " This experience answers many questions for undergraduates, " McGinity said. " As a result of working with a professor in a specific area, the student may decide that research is not for him or her. " Graduate students and post-doctoral fellows also worked on pharmaceutics research in the laboratories. The University made a special commitment to developing the graduate program in phar- maceutics and encouraging graduate students to participate in research. " Graduate students have a big decision when they choose a topic on which to work. Usually by the second semester, a research topic has been chosen and progress has been made, " McGinity said. " Right now I ' m working with acrylic poly- mers that are used in tableting. I am testing the tablets for various physical properties, such as strength, brittleness and bonding, " Mark Schultz, graduate student in pharmacy, said. Students conducted their research using some of the most modern laboratory equipment in a U.S. university. " We have close to $1 million worth of equipment both analytical and manufacturing. We are continually adding and updating our equipment in order to stay ahead of the competition, " McGinity said. Some graduate students spent at least one summer of their doctorate program in a phar- maceutics company either in the United States or in Europe. After a student ' s research on a specific topic was completed, the results were presented both at national and international meetings. Annually, 25-30 papers involving research results were presented at these meetings and at pharmaceutical companies. McGinity said, " This not only advances the reputation of the C ollege of Pharmacy, but also the reputation of the University. " Manufacturing companies also occasionally asked for feedback on their products from stu- dents using them in research. In March, seven research patents were either issued or pending, and several applications were being made for foreign patents. " Other tech- nologies are under investigation, and I can fore- see more patent applications in the future, " McGinity said. I by Glenda Robertson Pharmacy 105 To 14 students in public affairs, ' half the battle against cancer is preventing it in the first place Network of Lif Information on the prevention and treatment of cancer does no good if no one receives it. Even though there were many available treatments for cancer in 1987, about 25,500 people died of cancer in Texas. It seemed that many Texans simply did not know where to obtain infor- mation about cancer and this probably pre- vented the early detection of many cases which may have been curable. The School of Public Affairs helped to combat this ignorance problem through its involvement in the Texas Cancer Network Program Project. The Texas Cancer Network Program was started by the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs in June of 1987 at the request of the Texas Cancer Council, a state agency es- tablished by the Legislature to reduce the num- ber of cancer-related deaths in Texas. The Coun- cil contacted Dr. Lonna Milburn of the LBJ School of Public Affairs about starting a pro- gram to inform the Texas public of cancer prevention. " The TCC representatives told me their goal was to cut cancer deaths in Texas in half by the year 2000, " Milburn said. The jjroject was the focus of a graduate course taught by Milburn in the School of Public Affairs. The 14 graduate students enrolled in this course were responsible for the actual im- plementation of the project ' s activities. The Network consisted of six county councils in central Texas whose purpose was to inform communities about reducing the risk of cancer and obtaining the treatments available to cancer victims. Milburn said, " The goal of the Texas Cancer Network is to bring together providers of cancer services with those who need cancer services. " The first step in accomplishing this goal was to conduct a survey of central Texas commu- nities to find out what the public knew about cancer and which groups needed information. The questions on the survey were developed through meetings between the Center for Com- munity Research and the members of the Net- work project at the School of Public Affairs. The survey yielded some surprising results. " It showed that only 42 percent of the people surveyed knew where to get cancer services, " Milburn said. " We found that rural areas were especially ignorant. " Although chapters of the American Cancer Society existed in most communities, the study showed that only 28 percent of those surveyed would turn to them for information on cancer. A major problem in fighting cancer, then, seemed to be making the public aware of the help that was available. With this in mind, the Network members at the LBJ School of Public Affairs set up and organized councils in Bosque, Falls, Freestone, Hill, Limestone and McLennan counties. It was the responsibility of the graduate students in the Network to visit these counties to recruit people interested in working with the local council. Greg Ferland, public affairs graduate student, said, " We actually get out and knock on dooi to get support. " Ferland said that student would contact community service groups such a the Senior Services Center. Students also worked in the county council- organizing health fairs and screening program and setting up cancer awareness booths. In thes ways, the students helped the county councils t implement cancer education and preventio programs for their communities and organiz collaborative efforts between health care pro Do you believe that cancer is sometimes cureable? Yes 85.8% No 7.4% Maybe 6.8% Texas Cancer Network Consumer Survey August, 1987 106 Public Affairs ||rs for better prevention and treatment, he county councils met locally every two to weeks and then representatives from each ity gathered in Waco about once every two ths. This regional council would meet with dvisory council to discuss the progress and re plans of the Network. The School of Affair ' s involvement with the project, r er, was to last only 15 months. The was to be turned over entirely to the us councils on Aug. 31, 1988. Raofi, a research associate with the 1 of Public Affairs, said, " We were very " ul to establish a non-dependence relation- with the county councils. " This was part of LBJ School ' s plan to have the Network itely run itself. Iburn said that the Texas Cancer Network had been very successful in bringing help information to the residents of central Tex- Tie members of the School of Public Affairs also fully confident of the Network ' s con- success after the turnover date. The pro- seemed to give new hope to the realization goal of the Texas Cancer Council: to cut ter deaths in Texas in half by the year 2000. Actual and Preferred Sources of Cancer Information percent responding 35 30 25 20 15 10 S 29 25 18 10 Television Newspaper | Actual Learning Radio Magazine Conversation Cancer Orgs. 1 Preferred Learning by Mike Barry ' . ncet Center for Community Research Poll 25 SCANNING THE TEXT: Graduate students in the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs re- view distribution sheets for cancer awareness in the community. HERE ' S HOW IT IS: Dr. Lonna Milburn presents informa- tive material to her grad- uate class for discussion. Courtesy of LBJ School of Public Affairs Public Affairs 107 Austin Groups for the Elderly supplies a real-life classroom for students in social work Combined Effon Whether the reason involved a lack of knowl- edge or a lack of interest, society often over- looked some people who were in genuine need of assistance. A group of Austin social service agencies wanted to prevent the elderly from being overlooked in this manner. In November of 1986, these agencies took action. Coordinating their services on behalf of older adults and their families, they formed Austin Groups for the Elderly, or AGE. The AGE building housed the organizations which made available services such as coun- seling, daycare for the elderly and family out- reach programs, along with other benefits. Interns from the University gained experience in their fields by working throughout these agencies. Among these were students from the UT School of Social Work. The graduate students in social work who were involved at the center localized their efforts in either clinical direct practice or adminis- tration and planning. However, students were encouraged to gain extra experience by working outside their particular areas of concentration. " Exposure to a network of human services is a major objective of social work, " Eunice Garcia, field specialist in social work, said. In order to complete the master ' s program, students must have accumulated 990 hours of practicum in an internship program. First-year students participated in academic classes as well as an internship program. Second-year students worked full-time at internships of their choice. Students working at the AGE center were often involved in the work of more than one agency. In 1987, five interns held positions with agencies at AGE, and one intern also worked with an agency that was not affiliated. " As a group, many of the interns work together on projects for different agencies, " Cathy Staul de Hey, graduate student in social work, said. " AGE tries to bring together a group of agencies which cater to a certain group of the population. It is a good place for students who are concentrating in administration and plan- ning to get experience because of all the different agencies involved, " de Hey said. Because the AGE project was relatively new, administrators were still experimenting with different approaches to problems. This offered students some unique benefits. " This program is one of the very first of its kind, and we are very excited about it. It gives interns good exposure and a futuristic outlook, " Garcia said. One of the greatest benefits, from a learning viewpoint, was the lack of regimentation usually found in older programs. The center ' s senior staff did not attempt to control the efforts of the interns. " The supervisors are there not only to oversee, but also to help them link what they have learned in the classroom with what they experience with the clients, " Garcia said. The AGE administration planned changes to improve the efficiency of the program in the future. " Eventually we want to have a central coordinating mechanism in place at AGE so that we can direct people to specific agencies for specific services, " Garcia said. Participation in the AGE program not only provided interns with realistic experiences but also offered valuable attention to the needs ; problems of Austin ' s elderly. De Hey " Society must realize that there are differer among older people, and that there are m services necessary for their health and ha| ness. " by Glenda Robertson 108 Social Work Michid i FOSTERING FRIENDSHIPS: Myung Yong Urn, g uate student in social work, chats with an eld j aquaintance in a reading room at the Austin Groups foi I Elderly building. Michael Monti TWO OUT OF THREE? A client at the AGE center enjoys a hearty game of dominoes with Lourdes Mir, a graduate student in social work. A SYMPATHETIC EAR: Karen Schmid, graduate student in social work, listens to the reminiscing of an elderly patron at the AGE center. Bra;:; Siiiir. 77-802 . Institutional Rules on Student Services and Activities ' ' Scholastic dishonesty ' includes, but is not limited to, cheating, plagiarism, collu- sion, falsifying academic records, and any act designed to give unfair advantage to the student, or the attempt to commit such an act. " I students tunjf t ineidaiis D 1 10 Academic Integrity To Thine Own Self Be TRUE i f ndudes, but is jtogansm. collu- xaA, and any act kfflflOff t e - .flaunt such an Using high above the campus of the Uni- sity is the Tower of the Main Building. An :ription upon its south side frieze reads, " Ye know the truth, and the truth shall make free. " Ironically, in the shadow of this lofty pement, scholastic dishonesty in University oms increasingly worried both admin- ation and students. Approximately 50 students were formally ac- of cheating during the fall semester. This iber did not include students with whom I professors dealt personally or those who were discovered. Increasing concern for the continuing prob- of academic dishonesty prompted a group students to form Students for Scholastic In- Irity. Coordinator and Chairman Paul Jweizer, Plan II pre-law junior, said, " Our r purpose is to cut back on the amount of ating and make people aware of how the olem affects them. " | ' From what I ' ve seen, there must be a large Icentage of the student body that cheats, " |mber Kate Schneier, Plan II sophomore, Many students outside the group reported lonest incidents as well. Rhonda Clark, hematics senior, said of one of her computer nee cl asses, " A lot of people had help or used programs, both of which were described as ating on the syllabus. " ohn Edwards, liberal arts sophomore, told of test at which someone copied his paper, |NEST RADIANCE: Paul Schweizer, Plan II pre-law r, and Laura Hagan, elementary education junior, enjoy t Mall sunlight while selling the group ' s t-shirts. HON- IS THE BEST POLICY: Alicia Gonzalez, special ation junior, looks over testing material. calling it an " almost victimization. " " I was almost penalized I had to prove my in- nocence, " he said. Students for Academic Integrity planned var- ious activities to inform students of the extent of the problem. One was writing informative pam- phlets to be distributed to incoming freshmen during the summer orientation process. Other activities were held to increase the group ' s visibility around campus. The members sold t-shirts espousing the academic excellence of the University in an effort to support ac- ademic honesty. The organization used the money to fund projects such as printing posters to hang around campus. In order to help organize the campus pro- gram, Assistant Dean of Students Gage Paine served as faculty advisor for the students. Through this connection with her office the students were able to receive money in order to launch their fund-raising efforts. Schweizer said the group considered plans to work for an honor code, a measure that had combatted cheating with some success at other universities. For example, at the University of Virginia the honor code prescribed students to report any unfair activities that they observed. Failure to report would result in the same pu- nitive actions used against those who actually cheated. Tom Smith, alumnus of Rice University and auditor of Russian classes at the University, said that the honor code employed at Rice was " very effective. " It entailed writing " On my honor I have neither given nor received aid " at the top of each test or paper. However, Schweizer said he felt that an honor code would not be effective. " Due to the size and diversity of the University, it just seems too impractical, " he said. Active support of professors would be needed to carry out any form of action. " Too many of the professors either don ' t care or are too trust- ing. Unfortunately the students are betraying the trust of their professors, " Schneier said. Group member Karen Starns, business jun- ior, said the organization ' s work helped faculty members to feel they had student support in carrying out penalties against those caught cheating. In order to secure a long-term effort against cheating, members set up a selective process to recruit new members. Through applications and interviews the group hoped to establish a net- work lasting far beyond their stay at the Uni- versity. by Greg Perliski Academic Integrity 111 Chancellor Hans Mark Chairman Jack S. Blanton Senior Vice Chairman Shannon H. Ratliff Vice Chairman William F. Roden Regents RaeSt; From student radio to added optional fees, the UT System Regents routinely faced issues that had far-reaching effects on si and school policies. Two of the issues that dominated the 1987-88 were the toughening of admission requirements for entering freshmen a tuition increases in the Graduate School of Business and the Sch Law. The Board began the 1987-88 year with the election of three n officers on June 11. Former Chairman Jess Hay and the other rege unanimously elected Jack S. Blanton as chairman, Shannon H. Ratliff senior vice chairman and William F. Roden as vice chairman. Blanton of Houston was the chief executive officer of Scurlock Company and a graduate of the University, receiving his Bachelor of A degree in 1947 and his law degree in 1950. He held the title Distinguished Alumnus and president of the Ex-Students ' Association Ratliff, a partner in the Austin law firm McGinnis, Lockridge a Kilgore, received his B.A. and law degree from the University. Roden served as the president of Roden Oil Company in Midland. attended the University from 1940 to 1943, then entered the Naval Corps as a fighter pilot. During October the Board approved a plan to alter admission quirements for incoming freshmen beginning with the fall term of 191 This new plan was introduced, in President William Cunninghar words, " to keep the enrollment in the range of 46,000 to 48,000, while the same time ensuring that enrollment of black and Hispanic stude does not suffer. " Previously an 1 100 on the Student Aptitude Test, a 27 on I American College Test or a rank in the top quarter of the high school cl guaranteed Texas residents admission to the University. The new poli " however, dictated that in-state residents must receive a 1200 on the S a 29 on the ACT or a rank in the top 10 percent to qualify for automa admission. In-state minority applicants who graduated in the top half of their cl ' Robert B. Baldwin III Sam Barshop 112 Board of Regents Rise Standards, Tuition continue to be routinely reviewed even if they did not qualify for admission. any residents not meeting these requirements continued to have the urse of provisional entrance through taking summer preparation new policy would decrease the emphasis on standardized test scores Chairman Blanton said imperfect indicators of a t ' s potential performance. William Paver, associate r of admissions, said that applications sent in for con- In-state Tuition per hour - V: ' i MM ffcin taui Tat, a 2 7 a " ' : ' " " MHKJl ' OOflOtht! fcM q 1954 Ht Wd th( j ration would be reviewed by admissions director, a coun- and a faculty member, process was considered to jeneficial to applicants who their test scores did not re- their potential. Tie Admissions Office ad- ted that the revised policy died more paperwork and However, consensus from $75 re KJ Scr s S tVJ $48 1 S 1 Grai u B g $32 $ $32 S x s X $16 1 Graduate School of Business 1987-88 1988-89 office was that the policy definitely improved upon the old one, Paver representatives from the admissions office toured high schools around state, informing students of the revised application process. Although students asked more questions than before, their reaction was generally rable, Paver said. Tie Board unanimously voted to raise tuition in both the Graduate of Business and the School of Law. In the Graduate School of ess the tuition doubled to $32 per semester hour. Out-of-state tuition increased from $120 to $150. The school accepted these changes without any protests registered by the students. In the School of Law the changes called for an increase from $48 per semes ter hour to $75 in 1988-89 and up to $90 in 1989-90. Non- resident tuition also increased from $150 first to $165 and then to $180 in 1989-90. Law students were visibly upset by the vote, which was called with very little warning. Mary Wynn, second-year law student, said, " The tuition for the law school is already in- credibly disproportionate to that of the rest of the Uni- versity. The recent hike will make it even more difficult for the self-supporting students to continue to pay for school. " The law school increases were denounced by the Student Sen- 1989 90 ate 3 ' - em 8 to harsh and lack- ing student input. Senator Meg Brooks, second-year law stu- dent, said the senate was " dismayed and disappointed in the ad- ministration ' s failure to actively seek student input in this important issue. " Texas Student Lobby Director Joe Sawin, Plan II junior, said, " {The regents ' decision] is a perfect demonstration of why UT needs student representation on the Board of Regents. " by Sonya Seagren W.A. " Tex " Moncrief Jr. Mario Yzaguirrc Photos courtesy of UT News and Information Service Board of Regents 113 Did you ever wonder who was responsible? Who kept the University of Texas running smoothly on a day-to-day basis? Who coor- dinated and oversaw the business dealings, the intercollegiate sports, the cultural events, the public relations, the research institutes and the student affairs of our community? You probably never even thought about it, but President Cunningham ' s tightly-run staff of six vice presidents handled all this and more. Working individually, yet constantly conferring with one another, they efficiently ran the mas- sive administrative machinery of this city within a city. For a city it was. Serving the needs of well over 50,000 students, faculty and staff, the University generated its own electric power, administered its own postal system, its own shuttle b us network and its own police force while also managing its own housing system, health center and even an auto clinic. " None of us can understand how big the place is, " Vice President for Business Affairs Charles Franklin said. " There are research centers and projects here I ' ll never know about. " In point of fact, however, most of the Uni- versity ' s business eventually found its way to Franklin ' s office. Because he was in charge of accounting, purchasing and budgets, his area of responsibility was in some sense the most com- prehensive of all the vice presidents. " All pro- grams have personnel and budgets and con- tracts; that ' s all Business Affairs, " Franklin said. Franklin ' s office also operated with remark- able efficiency most on-campus services, in- cluding the shuttle bus program and the util- ities. " We generate all the steam and electricity we use here. We save about $1 million a year over what we would pay if we bought our power from the City of Austin. " The main industry of UT City, as it was with any other large University, was research. As Vice President for Graduate Studies, William Liv- ingston devoted himself extensively to its de- Vice President for Business Affairs G. Charles Franklin and Executive Vice President and Provost Gerhard Fonken. velopment. " The University has an obligation to encourage research at the master ' s as well as the PhD level, " he said. Livingston ' s area of responsiblity included University of Texas Press publishing house and all the campus libraries. " The research of grad- uate students should be published. That is one function, perhaps the basic or even sole function, of a graduate program, " he said. Executive Vice President and Provost Gerhard Fonken also considered research pro- grams his primary responsibility. His office ran many of the University ' s research facilities, in- cluding the McDonald Observatory, the Bureau of Economic Geology, the Center for Energy Studies and the Marine Science Institute. Fonken was also responsible for the Center for Teaching Effectiveness. " It is important to en- sure that the University faculty stay active and well-informed, so they will be more capable of training graduates and undergraduates, " he said. Funding for all this activity was a chief con- cern of Vice President for Development and University Relations Shirley Bird Perry. Al- luding to the ailing Texas economy, she in- dicated that efforts to solicit private financial support had been redoubled. Perry used the UT News and Information V Service and the university publications depl ment, both managed by her office, to reach to people and corporations in Texas. " We h|| a responsibility to inform the public about goings-on, " she said, adding, " How much 1 1 understand is related to how much they s I port. " Relations between the administration and citizenry of UT City were the concern of I President for Student Affairs Ronald Brown ; ' Vice President for Administration Ed 1 Sharpe. Brown sat on the University Cour I which comprised elected faculty and stud members and met once each month to disc AGISTRATE90F 114 Vice Presidents Daniel Byram Daniel Byram Vice President for Student Affairs Ronald M. Brown, Vice President for Administration Edwin R. Sharpe, Vice President for Graduate Studies William Livingston and Vi- ce President for Development and University Relations Shirley Bird Perry. Daniel Byram isues of academic policy or other procedures. nud) th |W e was a " so a member of the Faculty Senate, hose purpose was to work toward better re- ....,_. tions between faculty and students. " I ' m very concerned with student affairs, " rown, the only vice president to maintain a alf-time professorship, said. " I care about the udents. " One of Sharpe ' s primary concerns was mi- ity affairs and opportunities. " It ' s high time ' litfjtion we were more responsive to minorities; we ' re overdue, " he said. He also spoke of making a " strong commitment " to Texas ' minorities, not- ing that " this state will be about 40 percent minorities by about the year 2000. We have to respond to that. " The six vice presidents met with the pres- ident once a week as a group to keep the gears of their machine meshing properly. The person- alities were strong but, they all agreed, they Daniel Byram blended together well. As Livingston said, " I know of many uni- versities where the vice presidents are at each other ' s throats and are in fierce competition for the president ' s ear or for funds, or they ' re in line for the president ' s position. That just doesn ' t happen here. " by William Boyce THE MACHINE Vice Presidents 1 1 5 RIORITY John fmm Books ranging from Deciphering the Mayan Script to Second Refer- ence Catalogue of Bright Galaxies lined two walls of President William Cunningham ' s office. Approximately 150 students were sitting on chairs, couches and the floor, attentive as the president announced, " This is your show. " The occasion was the Fall 1987 Student Tea with the President, organized by the Dean of Students Office. It was only one example of how Cunningham stayed current on student issues. " Dr. Cunningham has seen many more stu- dents than his predecessors, " Mary Mayes, ex- ecutive assistant to the dean of students, said. His direct contacts with students each semester in- cluded teas, open forums hosted by campus or- ganizations, pep rallies and group dinners. " I have worked very hard to maintain ex- tensive and meaningful interaction with stu- dents, " Cunningham said. " This is an important priority for me. " Tea for Two Hundred Approximately 200 undergraduate and grad- uate students were randomly selected by a com- puter to be invited to each coffee; 50-60 stu- dents attended. " Most average students just don ' t get the opportunity to meet the president, and this provides for that chance, " Mayes said. The student teas with the president were initiated during President Stephen Spurr ' s ad- ministration and had continued through two presidents to Cunningham. Mayes, coordinator of the functions, said, " Each president gives the coffee a flavor from their orientation. " The meeting was designed to help the pres- ident stay in contact with what goes on in the student body. " Cunningham primarily answers students ' questions, while Presidents Flawn and Rogers asked questions of the students, " Mayes said. " I have continued the student teas because I have found them to be a very interesting and important avenue of communication with stu- dents, " Cunningham said. Cunningham initiated special coffees which were organized once a year for minority stu- dents. These invitations were also randomly selected from the black and Mexican- American student populations. Questions From the Floor Each semester var- ious student organiza- tions, such as the Cab- inet of College Councils and the Of- fice of the Ombuds- man, sponsored stu- dent forums with the president. Admission was open to any stu- dent, providing an- John Fo other opportunity to ask questions of the pres- ident. " The questions range from apartheid to why there are not enough courses in zoology or enough racquetball courts, " Cunningham said. Direct Line to Students Cunningham reconstituted the President ' s Advisory Council, comprised of 20 student leaders across campus. " I sought the advice and counsel of the Dean of Students Office, " Cun- ningham said, " and they said that these were the organizations which had a broad repre- sentation across the University. " The group met with Cunningham approx- imately every six weeks. " When we have hac particular student problem on campus, I ha invited the advisory group to meet, brouj them up-to-date and sought their advice a counsel in a very swift manner, " Cunninghi said. Inviting Discussion The president often invited student orgal izations and committees to dine at his hou " During 1987-88 approximately 15 stud(j groups will have dinner at my home, " Cul ningham said. " In each case we will have dim I and discuss University problems and issues rf I concern students. " Inviting students to his home was a pract I that Cunningham started as dean of the Colle of Business Administration. " We had be asked by many groups and have occasiona] asked a group if they would like to come, " said. Cunningham ' s wife usually hosted the evt I with him, and his son " kind of drifts in and 01 1 as 10-year-old boys do, " he said. Cunningham provided many opportunit I for students to talk to him, something not fou j at most other universities this size. " I s | surprisingly, a large number of undergradua who just knock on the door and ask if they c see me, " he said. One comment to the president was that seemed to keep on top of student issues. Ci ningham replied, " I try. It ' s tough, but I try by Donita Robinson ON THE SPOT: Rudolph Malveaux, liberal arts so) omore, listens to President Cunningham at a " Meet Administration " open forum. FACE TO FACE: Di Texan Managing Editor Joe Yonan, journalism senior, ta with President Cunningham before dinner with the Te Student Publications Board. FOCUS OF ATTENTIO President Cunningham entertains questions from student: a coffee in his office. 1 16 President : : i! hi ' JBB ay hm ftU jr i.-- ifti km Si. " The major advantage of the job is that it is an in- teresting, challenging and ex- citing job. The University is a very important enterprise and I am honored to have a role in shaping and advancing it. " " The major drawback is that it is extremely time- consuming. It is a seven-day-a- week, 24-hour-per-day job, and it takes me away from my family more than I would like. I have a W-y ear-old son, and it is important that I spend time with him. I have never been an individual who be- lieves that so-called ' quality time ' alone is enough. Being an effective parent requires time and I regret that the demands of my job make finding that time difficult. " President William Cunningham 118 Preside! COMMITTED President William Cunningham walked into his office and sat down at the head of the long conference table. His manner was brisk, pro- fessional and obviously busy, but he sat down as if he had all the time in the world to talk. Cunningham was a man of very strong opin- ions, especially when it came to his job as MAKING THE ROUNDS: President William Cunning- ham greets a participant outside of the Main Building at the close of the dedication of the Tower bells on Dad ' s Day, Nov. 14. president of the University and his commitme to maintaining the University as a first-ck institution. This commitment was clear in Cunningl great enthusiasm for his position. " It is clearly not just another job, " ningham said. " We face a different set of lems or concerns every day and at the same have an opportunity to deal- with int innovative, energetic people. " Cunningham felt that cultivating inte: between the University and such grou] minority students, the Austin community the scientific community was a top priority. Cunningham said, " In the area of s affairs, we are pleased about . . . the mini recruitment and outreach programs. We are al extremely proud of the marked increase in r search funds which have been awarded to U [and] the role the University played in recruitii Sematech to Texas. " Elaborating on the Sematech recruitm Cunningham said, " If it wasn ' t for the fact th the University had a strong program in materi fa science and engineering, Sematech would n have come to Austin; in addition, of course, tl University of Texas System helped finance St [ matech. " 4 :; Cunningham enjoyed his role as president the University, but one aspect of his job was $ j.. problem. " Probably the most frustratii [aspect] relates to the fact that The University Texas at Austin is a large bureaucracy ai change often comes slowly, " he said. The position of president was one that k little time for anything else. A glance at Cu to akhojjk W t tttan lfev die Usiwsij, " ke i It;..; It nil a half " JrfTHoli ' - OUT r ; gharri ' s calendar confirmed that it was solidly iked. He slowly flipped through the calendar 1 remarked, " This goes through 1992. On it. 19, 1992, I have a meeting. " Most people never plan more than a week what was it like to have every day pped out so far in advance? Cunningham that although his job was difficult, he ed it thoroughly. " You never get away m the University, " he said. " We have a ice radio that goes 24 hours a day in our , not that we want to hear it, but that it t plays. If you want to hear about crises that on campus, you hear it first on the police B K ai Is d ira ot ' aftio. So you never, never get away from a job ptarii Atmlfethis. " President also talked about some unique nces he had. He spoke of one day in ich he met Charles, Prince of Wales. " That is a crazy day, " he said. " I had a faculty ember come by in the morning and protest a rking ticket and in the afternoon I spent an iur and a half entertaining the Prince of ' ales. " " So you see that the range of activities is gross . . . you have all kinds of problems Lgg Mpl faun d all kinds of interesting people to work 1th, " he said. In spite of the difficulties Cunningham faced jflijjjobi ety day, he remained enthusiastic in his at- fnisai mpt to keep up with student affairs and niversity issues. He said, " Mine is one of the ost interesting jobs in the state of Texas. " by Robin Mayhall ,mj ! bea nmfal ..M ' Daniel Bynm FOR YOUR INFORMATION: President William Cunningham addresses the Texas Stu- dent Publications Board and answers subse- quent questions. WHAT ' S THE JOKE? Pres- ident William Cunningham and Jim Bob Moffett share a laugh at the Ex-Students As- sociation Distinguished Alumnus Awards. Jeff Hoh President 1 19 PROUD IN DEFEAT Junior center Carter Hill displays the Hook ' em Horns sign after the crushing 44-9 loss to Okla- homa Oct. 10. After this loss, the Longhorns regrouped to challenge Texas A M for the South- west Conference crown. 120 Athletics V Gridiron magic in Austin was back. When you ' re used to sitting on a plateau of excellence, why take a step down? OMING tli 9 Texas football returns to prominence . . . - T " he groundwork was laid for another disappointing football J season in 1987-88. The Longhorns were off to an ugly 0-2 start, struggling to adjust to a new coaching system. Ad- ditionally, like a dark cloud, the memory of recent un- satisfactory seasons lingered over Memorial Stadium. It would be premature to give up on any team after just two games, but still, this was the University of Texas, where gridiron losses ranked right below dentists ' drills. The Horns rebounded with two wins, over Oregon State and Rice, but these were to be expected. Ironically, the game that turned around the feelings of students, alumni, and even players, was a loss a loss to those annoying Sooners who enjoy rubbing salt in Longhorn wounds every chance they get. Yes, Texas left the Cotton Bowl a 44-9 loser on the Scoreboard, but that ' s where the losing stopped. The game was expected to be ugly Oklahoma rolled into the contest a 31 -point favorite. Longhorn students traveled to Dallas, but not with confident attitudes. Many donned shirts saying " I ' m just here for the party " hardly an expected attitude of Texas supporters. Admittedly, Oklahoma won, and won big. A 35-point victory margin was satisfactory enough for Boomer Sooners to dance in the streets of " Big D " Saturday night, but there were no " Burnt Orange Blues " in Dallas either. A strong first half against the nation ' s No. 1 team was just what Texas needed. The Horns actually led 3-0 after one quarter, and the halftime deficit was only seven points, 13-6. The game shifted in OU ' s favor after a Stafford interception on the second half s opening drive, but the Horns posted an effort strong enough to have fans saying, " If only we had ... " David McWilliams ' bunch never looked back. Texas won five of its final seven games, including an impressive Bluebonnet Bowl victory over Pittsburgh. Gridiron magic in Austin was back. Or had it ever left at all? When excellence is the standard, it ' s easy to fall below expectations. A few off years were not enough to quash decades of Longhorn pride. A unique winning aura existed around Texas athletics nowhere was that more apparent than on the football field, in front of 70,000 pairs of supportive eyes. Off season recruiting successes were found in 1988. Top-notch athletes again decided on Texas as their future home. The groundwork was laid for the upcoming season, but this time the foundation consisted of dominance and not disappointment. After all, when you ' re used to sitting on a plateau of excellence, why take a step down? by John Pilati ATHLETICS EDITED BY JOHN PILATI Athletics 121 R OUGH START PREPARES HORNS Texas goes a dissappointing 1- 3 against non-conference opponents. Texas ' 1987 non-conference schedule includ- ed three nationally ranked teams with Auburn as the season opener and BYU as the home opener. The games were testing grounds for new head coach David McWilliams ' team. " To tell you the truth, I was worried going into the season, " sophomore offensive tackle Stan Thomas said. " We had a whole new system new coaches and new techniques. But I was glad we had those first two non-conference games to rebuild. " A highly-touted Auburn defensive front dominated the Horns ' offensive line in the sea- son opener, as senior quarterback Bret Stafford completed only 16 passes out of 34 attempts. Texas ' most explosive weapon, junior tailback Eric Metcalf, was confined to 79 rushing yards in the Horns ' 31-3 losing effort. " 1 believe that the Auburn game was the only one we should have lost, " Thomas said. " We were implementing a new system and they were a nationally ranked team. " The loss to Auburn did not dampen spirits as the Horns met BYU, Sept. 12. Leading 7-0 in the first half, Texas looked to be on its way to victory, but UT wasted opportunities for touch- downs during the second and third quarters. Sophomore kicker Wayne Clements was forced to kick a 46-yard field goal as the first half ran out. In addition, halfway through the third quarter Metcalf fumbled on BYU ' s 16, which led to a Cougar touchdown. Midway through the fourth quarter Coach David McWilliams substituted junior quarter- back Shannon Kelley for an injured Stafford. With one minute to play, Kelley handed off to junior tailback Darron Morris for a touchdown, yet only in vain as BYU won, 22-17. Against Oregon State, Sept. 26, McWilliams steered the Longhorn offense away from its previous passing strategy and established the running game as Texas gained 334 on the ground. Metcalf scored on a 5 3 -yard run on the Longhorns ' third offensive play to make it 7-0 Texas. He finished with a career-best 145 yards on 20 carries. Texas went on to rout the Beavers, 61-16. With the Oregon State victory and a con- ference win over Rice under their belts, the Longhorns focused their attentions on the un- defeated Oklahoma Sooners, Oct. 10. Texas kept a 3-0 lead through the first quar- ter. Not even two OU touchdowns in the second quarter could calm the Longhorn spirit in the Cotton Bowl. UT was actually holding its own at the half, even though the Sooners led 13-6. After opening the third quarter with a 54- yard drive to OU ' s 14-yard line, the Longhorns had a chance to tie up the game. That chance was stifled when Sooner cornerback Ricky Dix- on intercepted Stafford ' s pass deep in Okla- homa territory. The game shifted after Dixon ' s interception. " We almost had them on that play, " Thom- as said. " They were about to fold and give up, but the turnovers killed us. " A staunch OU offensive effort eventually wore down the Texas defense. During the third quarter the sight of OU fullback Lydell Carr dragging UT senior cornerback Tony Griffin the final 15 yards of his 3 2 -yard touchdown run symbolized the end of a Texas upset bid. The Sooners finished 44-9 winners in a game that truly was much closer than the final numbers indicated. " After the loss to Auburn I did not think we could beat OU because I considered OU to be a better team than Auburn, " Thomas said. " But we played better than the score indicated. We were playing 100% better, except for the turn- overs. " The Longhorns finished 1987 non-conference play with a 1-3 record. by Beverly Mullins 122 Football ubum 3-31 Brighiim You ii 7 7-22 Oregon State 6 -J6 Rice gpi 4 _v, Oklahoma Wj f. V-4-i Arkansas 76-14 Texas Tech 47-27 Houston 40-60 Texas Christian . - . . 24-27 Baylor 34-76 Texas A M 20-13 Pittsburgh 32-27 Daniel Byrai PUSH AND SHOVE: Sophomore defensive lineman Rocky Allen battles with a Baylor offensive lineman during the Horns ' 34-16 win. THE EYE OF CONCENTRA- TION: Freshman wide receiver Kerry Cash hauls in a catch during the second half of the Texas-Arkansas contest. FOURTH AND LONG: Sophomore punter Bobby Lilljedahl prepares to kick away to Baylor during first half action. ONE STEP BEHIND: Junior running back Eric Metcalf eludes Tech defenders en route to a first down carry. Metcalf carried for 76 yards on the afternoon. Football 123 REGAINING POWER IN swc A 5-2 Southwest Conference mark means first-year success for David McWilliams. After finishing 4-4 in conference and 5-6 overall last season, the Texas Longhorns needed a fresh start and a new outlook. Enter 1987 and David McWilliams. Although the Horns failed to achieve a Cotton Bowl berth, they stayed in the hunt until the end and along the way rewrote several Longhorn and Southwest Con- ference marks. The Horns ' SWC slate started, Oct. 4, at home against the Rice Owls. Texas ' ground game led the charge as junior running back Darron Morris scored three rushing touchdowns of 58, 34 and 38 yards. On the second possesion of the third quarter, freshman running back Chris Samuels sprinted 57 yards for his first collegiate touchdown on only his fifth carry as a Longhorn. Junior tailback Eric Metcalfs 159 rushing yards as well as Norris ' 123-yard output com- bined to push Texas ' offensive totals to 539 yards the best in 10 years. Texas easily won this conference opener, 45-26. When they rode into Little Rock, Oct. 17, for a showdown with the 15th-ranked Arkansas Razorbacks, the underdog Horns knew this conference game would not be as easily won. Senior safety John Hagy gave the Horns an early edge though when he intercepted and returned the ball 50 yards to Arkansas ' 3-yard line. Redshirt freshman tailback Eric Williams took it from there and scored as the first quarter ended. Sophomore kicker Wayne Clements booted the extra point for a 7-0 Horns lead. The Razorbacks owned the second quarter though as they racked up 222 yards rushing. Late in the quarter the Hogs were poised to score on Texas ' 29 yard line, but the stubborn Texas defense buckled up and forced the Hogs into a 50-yard field goal attempt. The Hogs held on to a 14-7 lead at the half. The defense kept their rigid composure in the second half as they held Arkansas to 66 yards of total offense. Unfortunately Texas ' offense sput- tered also as a Clements field goal was the only score of the quarter, closing the gap to 14-10. With less than six minutes to play in the fourth, McWilliams decided to go for a critical fourth down and three. Arkansas ' pressure was too much though as senior quarterback Bret Stafford ' s pass, intended for Jorrick Battle , was batted away. The Hogs took over and looked to run the clock out, but the Texas defense stiff- ened and allowed only one first down. With 1 :48 remaining Stafford led the Horns on " The Drive. " With 14 seconds left and a fourth and ten situation on the Arkansas 32, Stafford lofted a pressure-packed 19-yard com- pletion to Metcalf for a first down. Two plays later Stafford stepped back and fired an 18-yard touchdown strike to sophomore wide receiver Tony Jones as time expired and 54,902 Ar- kansas fans stared in disbelief at the final score: Texas 16, Arkansas 14. The fire of this victory burned strong in the Horns as the Texas Tech Red Raiders rolled into Memorial Stadium on Oct. 31, in front of a burnt orange crowd of 74,984 the largest of the season. A blocked punt threatened Texas ' hopes early as Tech recovered in the endzone and led 7-0 before their offense even touched the ball. Stafford, fresh off a Longhorn record of 21 completions in the Arkansas game, marched Texas 80 yards and climaxed the drive with a 33-yard touchdown pass to senior wide receiver Gabriel Johnson. Five minutes later Hagy intercepted a pass on the Arkansas 19 and scored his second in- terception return for a touchdown and UT ' s fourth overall for the year. A 52-yard Clements field goal with no time left gave Texas a 17-13 lead at the half, but the best was yet to come. In a third quarter that rolled like a Longhorn highlight film, the defense shut down the con- ference leading Tech offense to a mere ten yards and two first downs. The Longhorn offense outscored the Red Raiders, 24-0, in the quarter en route to total domination. After a 20-yard Clements field goal, Metcalf, who had caught a Longhorn record 1 1 passes MIXED EMOTIONS: Junior tailback Eric Metcalf! grosses himself in thought on the sidelines during a 1 horn road game. Metcalf is forecasted as a Heisman hop for the 1988 season. 124 Football ALL WRAPPED UP: Senior defensive end Thomas Al- Gaiy Kanadjian dridge stops an Arkansas ballcarrier after a short gain in Texas ' 16-14 upset win over the Razorbacks. OUTTA MY WAY: Junior running back Darron Norris pushes aside a Tech defender en route to a first -down carry. JUST GET IT IN THE END ZONE: Senior quarterback Bret Stafford consults with the Longhorn coaching staff moments before hurling a game-winning 18-yard touchdown pass to soph- omore wide receiver Tony Jones. Guy Kanad|ian Football 125 . first year success for Me Williams one game earlier, proved he could give as well as receive. On a third and one at Tech ' s 19, the tailback swept wide right, then abruptly pulled up and lofted a touchdown toss to Jones. The Halloween massacre continued as junior linebacker Lee Brockman, who made 1 2 tackles to lead the Horns for the second consecutive game, sacked Tech ' s quarterback on the Red Raider three, forcing them to punt from the end zone. Hagy caught the line drive kick and ran the ball in 33 yards for his second touchdown of the day. Texas ' ground game rolled for the rest of the game as Norris racked up 110 yards on 14 carries while the Longhorns cruised to a 41-27 victory. The high scoring continued as the Horns ventured into the Astrodome for a shootout with the Houston Cougars, Nov. 7. The Horns outplayed the Coogs in every facet of the game except the final score. Texas ' total offense was a bulging 60 1 yards and the offensive machine rolled in the first half as Stafford completed 15 of 23 passes for 238 yards and three touchdowns. Jones caught four of these for 1 54 yards and two touchdowns. After Metcalf hit freshman split end Keith Cash for his second halfback touchdown pass of the season to give UT a 34-20 lead, Houston started their flurry of scoring. After returning an NCAA record four interceptions for touchdowns and taking advantage of eight Longhorn turn- overs, the Cougars pulled away with a 60-40 victory and their first win over Texas in the Astrodome. The Longhorns returned to Memorial Sta- dium, Nov. 14, for a critical SWC game with the Texas Christian Horned Frogs. After setting all-time UT marks against Houston with seven kickoff returns for 129 yards, Metcalf followed with the best game of his career. His 36 carries for 206 yards were the second and ninth best respectively in UT history, while his 280 all- purpose yards were the third best in school history. Brockman ' s 43-yard interception return for a touchdown was the fifth such score for the Longhorns in 1987 and enabled the Horns to hold off the Frogs, 24-21. The Baylor Bears charged into Memorial Sta- dium the following weekend looking for their first victory in Austin since 1951. They didn ' t find it as Texas never trailed during the course of the game. Texas ' staunch defense overpow- ered the Bears, holding them to 30 yards rush- ing and three third down conversions, and ad- ding a total of seven sacks plus an interception by defensive back Fred Stromile. Metcalf rushed for 131 yards on 27 carries and scored three touchdowns including a 59- yard punt return in the second quarter. In the second half, touchdowns by Stafford and John- son completed the scoring as the Horns closed their 1987 home slate with a 34-16 win. " I think the key was putting pressure on the quarterback. The defensive line, especially the tackles, played really well against the run. That forced them to pass and we really never let them have time, " senior defensive end Thomas Al- dridge said. While the Baylor game solidified Texas ' hopes of a bowl bid, the Orange and White went to Kyle Field on Thanksgiving night look- ing for a Cotton Bowl berth. The Texas A M Aggies o nce again stood between them and a date in Dallas on New Year ' s Day. A first quarter Clements field goal gave Texas the early lead and a 50-yard Metcalf touchdown burst completed Texas ' scoring in the first half as the Horns stayed even with the Aggies, 10- 10. Clements added another field goal in the third quarter, but ten fourth quarter points by the Aggies were too much for the Horns as A M won, 20-13, and captured the Southwest Conference title. Texas finished the regular season 5-2 in con- ference and 6-5 overall and for the second time in three years accepted a bid to the Bluebonnet Bowl. According to junior defensive tackle Steve Llewellyn, the coaching change mirrored the change in players ' attitudes for the 1987 season. " Coach Me Williams brought a winning at- titude to the team and brought fun into the game. I think we showed that this year. We have a lot of people with a lot of experience returning next year and we have nowhere to go but up, " Llewellyn said. by John Picacio 126 Football Gary Kan I CLEARING THE WAY: Freshman offensive guard C McMillan floors a Baylor Bear defensive lineman to creati opening for junior fullback Darron Norris. CUlTll AGAINST THE GRAIN: Sophomore split end T Jones darts between two Texas Tech Red Raider defent during the Horns ' 41-27 victory over the Southwest C ference rival. GROUNDED TO A HALT: Junior qi terback Shannon Kelley tumbles to the Astroturf after be ] sacked by a Texas Christian defender. Texas squeaked the Horned Frogs 24-21. RUNNING FOR THE I I ISMAN: Junior tailback Eric Metcalf fights for extra ya age during the Longhorns ' 16-14 upset of the Arkar Razorbacks. Metcalf rushed for 76 yards in the contest, while catching 1 1 passes for another 90 yards. ,; GLOWING WITH SUCCESS: Texas football coach Da- vid McWilliams addresses students at the annual Torchlight Pep Rally. READY FOR BATTLE: McWilliams and the Longhorn team prepare for the season opener with Auburn. Texas was overpowered by the Tigers 31-3. ONLY THE FACTS PLEASE: McWilliams entertains questions from the media after the Longhorns ' loss to Oklahoma. IMS F IRST-YEAR COACHING SUCCESS David McWilliams returns to Austin, where he says he belonged all along. Longhorn head football coach David McWil- liams led Texas to a 7-5 record in 1987, in- cluding an upset over favored Pittsburgh in the Bluebonnet Bowl. The following is from an interview between Cactus sports editor John Pi- la ti and McWtlliams one month after the season ' s conclusion: 1. How would you evaluate the Long- horns ' 1987 season? " I think we probably accomplished more than we might have at the start of the season. As you know, there were a lot of question marks and a lot of places we weren ' t sure about po- sition-wise. Then you lose the first two games and I think we showed a lot of character when we were losing because nobody panicked. That said a lot of our coaches and players. They stayed positive. The fact that the coaches didn ' t get down or lose their enthusiasm carried over to the players. We had a rash of injuries and those guys who came in did a real good job for us. It was a real fun season. One of the big things we wanted to do was finish the season strong, which Texas hadn ' t done in a while. We ended up with a great bowl victory and so I think we ' re ahead of where we thought we might be. " 2. What areas provided you with the most pleasant surprises last year? " The leadership our seniors gave us was a key area. We didn ' t have very many seniors but they continued to pound our young guys. You know those kids are going to follow that lead. The way the team pulled together was pleasing too. We had some games with a lot of turnovers and there ' s no more discouraging way to lose than that. The team got tighter though and elim- inated the turnovers. They played as hard as they could at all times and never gave up. " 3. What are Texas ' main areas of con- cern for 1988? " Like every year, you lose people and I think the major area of concern is in the defensive backfield. We lost three starters in the secondary so I ' d say that ' s the major area. Also, we start over at quarterback. Anytime you do that, there ' s the question not so much of ability, but of leadership in the position. " 4. Why was 1988 such a strong recruit- ing year? " For one, there was a lot of excitement about Texas coming back. We were on TV several times and even when we lost, the effort was positive. We showed we could be a good team. Finishing out the season strong helped too. Recruiting coach James Blackwood did a good job getting our coaches on the right track. We got a good early start and some early com- mitments so I think that helped us too. " 5. Is there a specific level you require to gauge your team ' s success? " I ' ve never had a point to where I feel satisfied. If we do well, I tell the team. If we play poorly, I let them know that too. All I try to do is convey the idea that if better is possible, then good is not enough. I really don ' t set levels of wins. We want to win every game but no one game makes a season. " 6. What makes coaching at the Uni- versity of Texas different? " Probably being such a large university with such a diverse campus. And with so many alumni, we deal with people from all over the world. Anytime you deal with that many peo- ple, you get a lot of input. You ' re working with a conglomerate of all types of people and you wear a lot of different hats. Also, the expec- tations of the program here are different. I understood them coming in, and hopefully I was a part of them previously. I ' m proud to be where people expect so much. I wouldn ' t want to be somewhere where it doesn ' t matter. There ' s no other job I ' d take in the country but at the University of Texas. This has been my home for 26 years. " by John Pilati John Moore 129 McWilliams ETURNING A five-year Longhorn quest for a bowl win ends in Houston TO W 1 N N 1 N G WAYS Yea E . An unwanted string of four consecutive bowl Senior free safety John Hagy said he felt the losses for the Longhorns came to an end, Dec. Horns ' effort typified their entire 1987 season. 31, in Houston, as Texas upset Pittsburgh in " We felt we ' ve been playing good defense all the 1987 Bluebonnet Bowl Classic in the As- year long. Our offense sputtered at times, but trodome. tonight, it took control and set the tempo. We The 32-27 score did not truly represent a took care of the rest, " Hagy said. game dominated by the Longhorns. The Pan- The win gave Texas head football coach Da- thers scored 13 late fourth-quarter points to vid McWilliams an early lifetime winning bowl make the margin deceivingly closer. record, something that forever evaded former Longhorn heroes were numerous. Sophomore coach Fred Akers. McWilliams said that stop- wide receiver Tony Jones scored twice in the ping Heyward would set some solid ground- game ' s first three minutes on receptions of 77 work for a Longhorn win. and 40 yards to give the Longhorns an early 14- " We knew we had to stop Ironhead from 7 lead. Jones was named one of the game ' s Most going straight at us. We had to make him go Valuable Players along with Pittsburgh line- parallel to the line, force him to run sideways, " backer Zeke Gadson. Jones finished with eight McWilliams said. receptions for 242 yards. The Longhorns, who came into the contest The defense shined as a unit throughout the five-point underdogs, never trailed. In fact, their night, holding Pitt ' s outstanding tailback Craig two-touchdown outburst in the first quarter " Ironhead " Heyward to 136 yards on 30 car- matched the total amount of scores Pitt had ries, an off night for the 1988 Heisman hopeful. sacrificed in the initial period all season. Hagy " You have to give the front seven credit for said he felt Pitt was surprised by the Longhorn the whole thing, junior linebacker Bntt Hager point explosion. said. " Pitt may have outweighed us by 30 or 40 " Just seeing the Pitt players at functions, I pounds, but we overcame them with quick- thought their attitude was they would stamp on ness. " us and get back to Pittsburgh. " Senior quarterback Bret Stafford set a new Instead, the Longhorns put their final stamp Bluebonnet Bowl passing record with 368 yards on a winning 7-5 season and, in the process, laid on 20 completions. His 77-yard TD strike to some promising groundwork for off-season re- Jones also set a game record for the longest pass cruiting battles with Texas A M, 35-10 Cotton play in Bluebonnet history. Bowl winners over Notre Dame. by John Pilati HEAD AND SHOULDERS ABOVE THE REST: Longhorn head coach David McWilliams receives a victory ride off the field after Texas ' 32-27 defeat of Pittsburgh. MIRROR IMAGE: Freshmen defensive backs Greg Eaglin and Stanley Richard celebrate a Pitt turnover during the second half of the Bluebonnet Bowl. 1 30 Blurbonnet Bowl CLOCK-WATCHER: Junior offensive tackle Ed Cun- ningham eyes the clock during the third quartet of the Bluebonnet Bowl. PITT BULL: Senior free safety John Hagy stops Craig " Ironhead " Hevward for a minimal gain in the first half. Danid Byram Bluebonnet Bowl 131 132 Recruiting OP-NOTCH RECRUITS IEAFFIRM LONGHORN SWC POWER Recruits look to Austin with renewed optimism after 1987 Longhorn success. After a winning season and an upset win in Ihe Bluebonnet Bowl against Pittsburgh, the onghorns felt they were right where they be- nged in the Southwest Conference: at the top. Early recruiting successes indicated that many nigh school seniors felt the same way. As of Jan. 27, Texas had 14 commitments from highly- touted seniors, including Paul Moriarity, a blue- chip offensive tackle from Conroe McCullough, and quarterback Peter Gardere from Houston e, one of the state ' s top 25 high school srospects. UT recruiting coordinator James Blackwood aid that recruiting is a never-ending process. iBlackwood explained that his nine coaching (assistants begin to speak with prospects face-to- Iface in December. This enables the players to be [rated physically and emotionally. " You ' ll find players that say they weigh 240 [pounds when they really never even weighed 220, " Blackwood said. After preliminary meetings with coaches, the recruits choose where they will make their of- ficial visits. Each student is allowed to visit up to five schools during January and February. The visits enable recruits to see various schools ' programs and to familiarize themselves with the coaching philosophy of each staff. For some students though, the atmosphere of each school off the field is just as important as the on- field heroics. " Texas is the place to be because the spirit of Texas is like nowhere else. They have high academics, the best facilities, the excitement and social opportunities of a large campus, " fresh- man offensive lineman Chad McMillan, who was recruited in 1987 by Blackwood, said. " There ' s a sense of pride playing for the school that really represents the state of Texas. " McMillan also said that the Longhorns ' rep- by Kris Crenwelge utation was evident even at other schools. " At Notre Dame, (head football coach Lou) Holtz said that if I didn ' t want to play for Notre Dame, then I should go to Texas. They will always be the best program in the Southwest Conference, " McMillan said. Head football coach David Me Williams plays an integral role in recruiting activity as well. McMillan said that McWilliams ' honesty as- sisted him in making his decision to come to Texas. " He is so open and caring, a great man. I really respect him. Coach McWilliams told me straight out what to expect and he made no promises he could not fulfill, " McMillan said. McWilliams ' attitude, combined with a re- juvenated program and a big bowl win in Hous- ton on New Year ' s Eve, enabled the Longhorns to again dominate in recruiting top-notch pros- pects. OVER THE TOP: Freshman run- ning back Deon Cockrell nets a short gain during the fourth period of Texas ' 41-27 win over Texas Tech. WHOA THERE FROG- GIE: Freshman defensive back Stanley Richard attempts to stop a TCU ballcarrier along with the help of linebacker Lee Brockman. The Longhorns were 24-21 winners against the Frogs. Football Recruiting 133 CONTINUED DOMINATION IN THE SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE Another undefeated conference effort paves the way for post-season success. The Lady Longhorn Volleyball team proved that last year ' s NCAA Final Four appearance was no fluke as they once again dominated Southwest Conference play and reached this year ' s Final Four. A young team, with only two returning start- ers and three seniors, the Horns fared well in their season opener against Southwest Texas State 15-3, 15-5, 15-11. Southwest Missouri State, Memphis State and Kansas, other op- ponents on the grueling four-match, five-day road trip, also fell to Texas domination by a combined game total of 9- 1 . Returning to the Frank C. Erwin Center, Sept. 12, Texas faced the defending national champion and No. 1 Pacific for two matches. After taking Pacific to the limit in the first match 8-15, 15-11, 8-15, 15-10, 12-15, the second match proved to be a straight game victory for Pacific 13-15, 9-15, 12-15. " At times we played very well and at other times we played very poorly, " head coach Mick Haley said. " We just need to continue to work on the rest of our defense. " The next stumbling block was No. 6 ranked UCLA. The Lady Longhorns could not over- come the strong serving attack of the Bruins and lost the first match 9-15, 13-15, 3-15. With adjustments that included a more potent Texas serve, the Horns pushed the second match to four games, but UCLA still prevailed 11-15, 18-16, 12-15, 7-15. Coming into SWC play 5-4 after a month of facing No. 1 Pacific, No. 14 Pepperdine and No. 6 UCLA, the Horns were able to regroup amid conference rumors of instability and weak- ness. They opened the SWC season with a win over Baylor 15-3, 16-14, 15-7. " Winning the conference means a lot to us. That ' s our first goal of the season, " senior outside attacker Angie Albrecht said. With that goal in mind, Texas dispelled all doubts by proceeding to build a 33 conference game winning streak and cruising to their sixth by Watson Fung consecutive Southwest Conference tide. Despite a long, late season road trip whic included losses to new No. 1 Hawaii and No. 10 Illinois, the Lady Longhorns complied a 22-9 overall record and a perfect 10-0 mark in the conference. Seeded No. 1 in the region, Texas | marched to the Final Four with wins over Flor- ida, Florida State and Kentucky. Only in the Final Four match against Stanford did the con- ference champs falter by a score of 15-11, 12- 15, 15-8,6-15, 5-15. Although the Lady Longhorns were denied the national crown after a second Final Four appearance, the players ' accomplishments were not overlooked as junior middle blocker Dawn Davenport, junior setter Sue Schelfout, senior middle blocker Karen Kramer and Albrecht received all-conference billing. In addition, Kramer, who broke several UT volleyball records, ended her collegiate career with All- American status and was named the Southwest Conference Player of the Year. DOWN UNDER: Junior setter Sue Schelfout dives to save a point during the Texas-UCLA Reebok Classic II. The Longhorns fell on consecutive nights to the Bruins during the classic. 134 Volleyball , ;-: ..,: Magdalena Zavala OUTTA MY WAY: Juniors Dawn Davenport and Katie Salen prepare to return a shot during a Texas home match with Nebraska. IN YOUR FACE: Freshman Quandalyn Harrell tries to block a return against Texas A M. KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE BALL: Junior Dawn Davenport braces herself for a set during a Texas-Nebraska match. The Longhoms swept the Comhuskers in the teams ' rwo-game series. Volleyball 135 136 Volleyball Courtesy of Women ' s SID FRONT ROW: Kristina Kay Predmore, Cindy Ann Williamson, Da gmara A. Szyszczak, Sue Ann Schelfhoiit. SECOND ROW: Angala Su All.rr.ht, Katie Anne Salen, Yvette Denise Bradley. Kimberly Kae Komula. THIRD ROW: Stacie Erin Nichols, Dawn Emily Davenport, Diane Marie Hoereth, Karen Kay Kramer, Quandalyn M. HarreL. SIGN ON THE DOTTED LINE: Junior middle blocker Dawn Davenport autographs a ball after a four-game defeat of Nebraska. HANDS UP: Junior spiker Sue Schelfout and junior middle blocker Katie Salen attempt to stop a return shot during a Longhorn home match. Magdalena Zavak at Southu ' esl Texas Slate University 15-3, 1)-), 15-11 at Southwest Missouri Slate 75.3, 75.70. 12-15, 15-4 Memphis State 75.7, ' . ;5 . g " 15-10, 15-5, 15-9 Pa " f ' c 8-75, 15-11, 8-15, 15-10, 12-15 Pan f ' c 13-15, 9-15, 12-15 ftfptrdine 75.4 ,5.9 , } _g University of California at Los Angeles 9-15, 13-15, 3-15 University of California at Los Angeles ; 1-15, 18-16, 12-15, 7-15 " ' B " y ' or 15-3, 16-14. 15-7 California 75. j 8 , , 2 at Stanford 8 _ n 75.77, 12 . n at Texas Tech 75.7, ,5.5 75.73 San Diego State 15-12, 15-9, 1 7-15 San Diego State 4.75, ,5.75 75 Texas A M 75. 75.4, 75.7 Notre Dame 75.73, 75.6, 75.7 " ' Rlce 15-9, 15-3, 15-4 Houston 75.3, 1} ., 2 75-6 atLSU 15-10, 13-15, 13-15, 15-12, 7-15 Texas Tech 75.6, 75.4, 73.75, 75.77 at Houston 75. 75. 75.72 Nebraska 11-15, 15-13. 15-6, 15-4 Nebraska 75.5, 75.9, 73.75, 75.7, R ' 75-7, 15-4. 15-12 Baylor 75.7, 75.3 75_ 8 at Texas A M 75.5, 15-12, 15-2 Hawaii 7Q-75, 9-15, 2-15 Illinois 75-4, 75.70, 7.75, 75.77 at Purdue 75.9, 77.75, 75.77, 75-6 at Illinois 12-15, 4-15. 10-15 NCAA POST-SEASON TOURNAMENT Florida State 75-6, 75-77. 75-9 Florida . . 75.9, 75.4, 75.3 Kentucky 9.75, 75-72, 15-9. 15-4 Stanford 75-77, 12-15, 15-8, 6-15, 5-15 John Moore HIT THE DECK: Senior Kristina Predmore positions herself to make a return in a home match against Texas A M. The Longhorns were swept by the Aggies in three games. Years of success follow Longhorn coach Haley Trace the development of most collegiate coaches and you ' ll find deep-rooted experience in their sport. Coaching success represents the ultimate goal of a lifetime of commitment. In Mick Haley ' s case though, his 273-74-1 life- time coaching record has its roots in an accident. While playing basketball at Ball State Uni- versity in Indiana, Haley threw a temper tan- trum which, strangely enough, started him on his way toward volleyball. " The coach got irritated with me and started lowering my grade from an A to a B to a C, so I went out for volleyball to show him, " Haley said. Haley ' s interest and skill in the sport grew and the setter position became his. " I could get the ball right away, and I liked the idea of seeing if I could be perfect at putting the ball in certain spots. " After several conference championships at BSU, and later, stints with the U.S. national men ' s training team, Haley began his coaching career. Soon, Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek, Mich., became just as famous for its breakfast cereals as for its men ' s and women ' s volleyball teams, which under Haley ' s guidance won several conference titles. A veteran of coaching circles for 1 5 seasons, including seven at Texas, Haley said he wel- comes the recent changes in the game. " There have been tremendous changes in the rules and the quality of the athletes playing the game. It ' s becoming a very significant sport in this country. It ' s getting good ratings on tel- evision, " Haley said, " and that ' s a good in- dicator that the sport is going to be around for a while. " On the 1987 Longhorns, Haley said he was most impressed with the team ' s total deter- mination and preparation toward winning. " They ' re probably the best group of indi- viduals from top to bottom who ' ve been as conscientious about their training, skills and eating habits. It ' s been, quite frankly, the most fun team I ' ve had. I ' m probably being spoiled because they take good care of their coach and each other, " Haley said. by Watson Fung Gary Kanadjian Conference Volleyball 137 MARCHING TO FINAL FOUR Back-to-back Final Foi seasons give Longho championship feeling. After reaching the NCAA Final Four for the first time ever in 1986, the Lady Longhorn volleyball team made a return visit in 1987 with the hope of going one step further, the national championship match. Texas eased through the conference schedule, losing only one game in winning the SWC title. According to junior middle blocker Dawn Dav- enport though, the Horns did not quite match their pre-season expectations as they, " fell short of our goal of going undefeated during the regular season by losing a game in the Texas Tech match. " Entering the NCAA tournament, the Lady Longhorns hoped that the difficulty of the reg- ular season schedule would help them return to the Final Four. " We had a lot of growing up to do during the regular season. Playing teams like UCLA and Pacific well told us that we could play with any team in the Final Four, " Davenport said. In the Longhorns ' first round victory over Florida State, Texas fell behind early in the match but fought back to win in three straight games, 15-6, 15-11, 15-9 and advance to the South Regional. " We were down at the first of the Florida State game, but we knew we were the better team and we started to play aggressively and dominated. It helps to start off in the playoffs strong but it would have helped if we were challenged more, " Davenport said. For key freshmen reserve Quandalyn Harrell, the adjustment to college volleyball and the playof fs was a learning experience. " As we got further along in the season, I began to relax and play like I know I can. Things got easier as I received more exposure to the college game, " Harrell said. In the South Regional, Texas whipped Flor- ida 15-9, 15-4, 15-3 before defeating Kentucky in the regional final in four games, 9-15, 15-12, 15-9, 15-4. After coasting by the Gators, the Horns found things a little more difficult in the Ken- tucky game, which assured Texas of their 13th straight season of 25 or more victories. " Kentucky took us by suprise, " Davenport said. " Luckily we have a close team and we were embarrassed by the way we were playing. We absolutely refused to lose at home and not go to the Final Four. " According to Davenport, the Horns made the trip to Indianapolis, Indiana with a different by Todd Wills attitude than the 1986 Final Four team. " Last year we were really excited and just gli to be in the Final Four. This year ' s team was! different because we had been here before and I we took it more seriously and really wanted to [ win it all, " Davenport said. In the semifinal match against Stanford, the I Horns took the second and fourth games, but I that victory in the second game proved costly as I team leader and senior middle blocker Karen | Kramer injured her ankle. " Karen ' s ankle injury occurred at a moment I when we were on a roll and it slowed us down I because we were worried about her, " Harrell I said. " We were determined to win and we gave our all for Karen. " But the Horns could not hold back the I Cardinals who won the final game and the match, 11-15, 15-12,8-15, 15-6, 15-5. The match ended the college career of | Kramer, but for the younger players the trip to Indiana provided a winning incentive for com- ing years. " The younger players like Quandalyn and Dagmara contributed so much and the trip to the Final Four should help them grow, " Dav- enport said. DUNK SHOT: Junior outside attacker Stacie Nichols and senior middle blocker Angie Albrecht try to block a return during a Longhorn home match. Texas advanced to the NCAA Final Four for only the second time in team history. 138 Volleyball I DWN UNDER: Junior Stacie Nichols places herself low to the ground as she returns a spike during a home match with the UCLA Bruins. The Horns fell in four games. JohnMootr Volleyball 139 ALTZING A rebuilding year results in a ACROSS TEXAS fourth place finish at the NCAA Championship. Although the women ' s cross country team finished n inth. did not match its NCAA national title of a year The Horns were led by senior All-American earlier, a SWC crown and top-five national Trina Leopold, who posted a career best time of ranking provided a satisfactory end to a season 16:23.69 at the NCAA ' s. Leopold downplayed characterized by team unity. her individual contributions in 1987, choosing Head coach Terry Crawford said it was im- instead to give credit to the entire team. portant for the team to run up to their own " Support from the team was the main reason potential and not that of the standard which last for the team ' s success, " Leopold said. " This was year ' s team set. a rebuilding year for us so we had to try extra " This was a new season and a new team hard. Although you have your few that stand altogether. I wanted them to set their own goals out, it is the whole team that brings the win. " for this year, " Crawford said. Senior Kelly Champagne stressed the quick This new team won the Southwest Con- start the Longhorns had in 1987, with a win in ference Championship, Nov. 2, in Fayetteville, their first meet of the season, the Stanford Arkansas by finishing nine points ahead of Invitat ionals at Palo Alto, Calif. second-place Arkansas. The Lady Longhorns " I believe that since we did so well in that then went on to beat the Razorbacks by a mere me et, it set the stage for the rest of the season. point to capture the District 6 Championship. This year there was a tremendous feeling of They ended the season with a strong fourth unity on the team. We went out there and did place finish at the NCAA National Cham- the best we could. We wanted to see how far we pionship meet in Foxfield, Virginia, Nov. 23. could go and we ended up doing great, " Cham- Arkansas, who chased the Longhorns all season, pagne said. by Gloria Martinez FRONT ROW: Erin Forrest Keogh. Tracy Janel Laughlin, Kelly Lynn Cham- pagne, Karol Hershell Davidson. Laura Beth McCloy. BACK ROW: Sheila Eileen Quigley, Jennifer Gabrielle Pohlmann, Patrina E. Leopold, Eileen Anne ElUg, Kimberly Jude Widener, Shola Ayn Lynch. Courtesy of Women ' s 140 Women ' s Cross Country Stanford Invitational Texas Invitational Virginia Invitational . . . SWC Championships .... District 6 Championships . . . NCAA Championships LEADERS OF THE PACK: Seniors Trina Leopold and Kelly Champagne move towards the lead at the NCAA District 6 Championships. Leopold eventually won the race with a time of 16:50. Champagne was ninth with a 17:23. WAY TO GO: Longhorn cross country coach Terry Crawford congratulates junior Eileen EUig on her 1 1th place finish at the District 6 Championships. EUig posted a time of 17:29 in the race. Abigail Chapman Women ' s Cross Country 141 SUCCESS THROUGH UNITY Team unity leads to a fourth consecutive top-20 finish for a young Longhorn squad. Ending the season at number 18, the mens cross country team finished in the top 20 nationally for the fourth consecutive year. As an added bonus, all but one of the seven Longhorn com- petitors will return for next season. Junior Harry Green gave Texas its first in- dividual title since 1973 with a time of 23:29.26 in the men ' s five mile race at the Southwest Conference cross country meet in Fayetteville, Ark. The team entered the Ar- kansas meet with an 11 -meet winning streak and took third place overall. Green, a two-time All-American, went on to a third place finish in the NCAA national championship meet, Nov. 23. This was Texas ' best individual finish since 1956 when Walter McNew finished first. Green joined McNew as the only other two-time All-American in the history of UT cross-country. Green said he was as pleased with his team ' s finish as with his individual finish in 1987. " Sure, I was happy with my season. The team was fairly young this year which meant we had a lot of improving to do, " Green said. " We did improve, and I think next year we ' re going to have a fantastic season. " This was the first year since 1982 that the Longhorns had to go without Patrick Seng and Joseph Chelelgo, two world-class runners from Kenya who concluded outstanding careers in the fall of 1986. Instead, the Horns used the year to rebuild, giving experience to the freshmen and sophomores. Sophomore Shaun Barnes said the team ' s inexperience this year should prove beneficial for coming seasons. " At the beginning, people were saying we had nothing to compete with, and were de- pending on Harry, but we made a good showing at the NCAA meet in Virginia, " Barnes said. " We surprised a lot of people and they began to take notice. Next year we ' re coming back with more experience, and we ' ll be a team to contend with. We ' ll be shooting for the top five in the nation. " He said that team unity was especially strong this season as the majority of the team came from Texas. by Laura Munoz TRAFFIC JAM: Junior Harry Green moves toward the lead and an ultimate win at the NCAA District VI Meet, held at Georgetown, Nov. 14. He went on to a third place finish at the NCAA Cham- pionships. HE ' S ALL SMILES: Green receives congratulations after his winning performance in the Georgetown meet. THE FINAL STEP: Green crosses the finish line in Georgetown as he wins the District VI Meet in front of a sizable crowd. 142 Men ' s Crow Country Counar of Mo. i SID FRONT ROW Andre. Enrique Wnjh.. Drnd M. Andl II. Jrpfc W.,ne Thp,, Hoiy Scon Cion. Son C Cam. DurdJ Eugo Smith. SECOND ROW: lam Edni Stde. Shun Am Buna, Jeffrey C Cmk. token Anhuf WUlum..;onulun C Cude. Bndky JoKph pKtenon, Edwwl J. Folio. Bran Thredore Donohoe. DoJ. Lynn Huncec. Uu. Sndiei If., Rodney John Blion. Mwk D.vid Homxlei. Rid THIS A1NT HOG HEAVEN: Junior Many Green movn put chiee Arkantu runnen en route to big win at the NCAA District VI Championship in Georgetown. Baylor Invitational In uf 5 tettms Texas Invitational In of 12 teams a Ini ' itdttnnttl 5th of 2 1 it ami SWC Championships 3rd of 8 teams NCAA District VI Meet 3rd of 1 1 tcami NCAA Championships 18th of 22 teams Men ' s Crott Country 143 ToUGH EARLY SCHEDULE HELPS PREPARE LADY LONGHORNS Strong pre-conference contests help Conradt determine team ' s progress. For the Lady Longhorns basketball team, the 1987-88 campaign began with a home game against the USSR National Team. The contest with Texas was the Soviets ' final game of an eight-game swing through the United States. The Soviets held off a late furious Longhorn rally to post a 90-88 victory. After trailing by as much as 18 points, the Horns battled back to cut the margin to seven points with just over one minute remaining. Texas tied the Soviets at 88 with 17 seconds left, but a basket by Irina Gerlipz with six seconds remaining proved to be the difference. " It was two different ball games. We were terribly impatient, " Coach Jody Conradt said. " It was mostly individual play on the offensive end in the first half. " The Horns ' pre-conference schedule was one of the nation ' s most difficult. Texas faced de- fending national champion Tennessee, NCAA semi-finalist Long Beach State and highly- regarded Auburn in addition to the Soviets, one of the top teams in international competition. Texas met 13 of the previous year ' s 40 NCAA Tournament qualifiers during the season. From the first practice early in the year, Conradt praised her team ' s concentration. " I told them before practice started that every time they stepped on the floor this season, whether in a game or practice, I wanted to see intensity. If the first practice was any indication, they ' ll be intense, " Conradt said. The Horns traveled to Tennessee to face the Volunteers, Dec. 9, and Texas came home 97- 78 winners. The team was led by junior Clarissa Davis ' 45 point effort. Conradt though, was most pleased with her group ' s defensive effort in the ball game. " I asked them to go out and play with confidence, with poise and be tough on the by John Pilati boards, " Conradt said. " Two out of three is not bad (Texas tied Tennessee with 39 rebounds). " Conradt also said the game was crucial for!] team unity. " This was a really big win for us. || Not because of the ranking, but because of how | we came together as a team. The bench came in and did the job for us. We fought through some foul trouble, " she said. " The players nevei doubted that they could win and I think they showed what type of potential this team has. " During their non-conference games, the Horns averaged nearly 8,000 fans at the Erwin Center. The road battle with Tennessee was witnessed by 24,563 fans, a record for atten- dance at a NCAA women ' s collegiate basketball game. The Longhorns posted several other impres- sive non -conference wins, including a 79-62 romp of Southern California and a 108-50 crushing of Western Michigan. IN FLIGHT: Longhorn sophomore Susan Anderson launches a shot during Texas ' home game with Ole Miss. HANDS OFF, IT ' S MINE: Senior Pennee Hall battles a Mis- sissippi defender for a loose ball during the first half of the contest. 144 Women ' ! Basketball ,, Gap. Ka A NON-CONTACT SPORT? Senior Yulonda Wimbish fights for an errant pass during the Texas-Mississippi con- test. UNDER PRESSURE: An Ole Miss guard feels the tight defensive pressure of Wimbish during the second haJf of the ball game. The Horns rolled to a 74-6 1 win. Women ' s Basketball 145 ORNS POUND TECH IN SWC TOURNAMENT FINALS Texas ' conference dominance carries over into post-season action. The Lady Longhorns came into the 1988 Southwest Confetence Post-Season Classic never having lost a tournament game, and the team left the tournament with that streak intact after victories over Texas A M and Texas Tech. Texas ' 88-61 defeat of Tech, March 12, was the 500th career win for Coach Jody Conradt. She now stands with Fresno State Coach Bob Spencer as the only two women basketball coaches to reach that milestone. Conradt down- played the significance of the feat. " It really touched me when they presented me with the game ball, " Conradt said. " Today was a good day all around and it was special for a lot of reasons, mostly because we came out playing good basketball. " Senior forward Doreatha Conwell led Texas scoring with 24 points. Conwell, who scored 34 points and grabbed 22 rebounds in the team ' s two tournament games, was unanimously named the tournament ' s Most Valuable Player. The senior said she was glad to be playing at all, after a serious knee injury suffered last season. " I didn ' t doubt that I could come back and concentrate. But I ' ve been amazed myself. The more I play, the better my knee feels and the better my knee is handling it, " Conwell said. In addition to Conwell, senior guards Yulonda Wimbish and Beverly Williams were named to the SWC All-Tournament Team, which was selected by the conference coaches. Wimbish led scoring in the A M game with 21, and Williams had 34 points, 15 assists and five steals in two games. Texas paved the way to t he win with an aggressive defense that limited the Red Raiders by John Pilati to only one inside basket in the first half. The defense, combined with the scoring of Conwell and senior forward C.J. Jones (18 points) was enough to seal another tournament champi- onship, the sixth straight for Texas. The Horns advanced to the finals by routing A M, 72-56. Wimbish paced the scoring with 21, and Conwell had 12 rebounds. The Lady Longhorns extended their streak of consecutive SWC wins to 101 with the two victories. Texas last fell to a SWC opponent, Jan. 23, 1978, in a 59-52 Texas A M victory. After the weekend, the Horns prepared for the upcoming NCAA tournament and a contest with South Carolina. Texas was seeded first in the Midwest Regional and the Hoins would hold the homecourt advantage throughout the Regional. RUSSIAN REBOUND: A So- viet player skies for a rebound over sophomore center Susan Anderson during the Horns ' one-point loss to the Soviet National Team. ODDS IN OUR FAVOR: Four Texas de- fenders surround a Southern Meth- odist player as Texas takes control of the ball. 146 Women ' s Basketball WHOOP IT UP: The Longhorn bench celebrates an exciting moment during the Horns ' home victory over Western Michigan. A SPECIAL GUEST: Barbara Jordan receives a rose from senior forward C.J. Jones during pre-game ceremonies. The team honored its parents before the game and Jones ' parents were unable to attend so Jordan stood in as an " adopted mother. " IfrtdtHMi --: JtffHoli Women ' s Basketball 147 HORNS ' TRAIN DERAILED BY LADY TECHSTER EXPRESS Louisiana Tec, ends Lady Longhorns, hopes for second straight yeat As far as the Lady Longhorn basketball team is concerned, Louisiana Tech is welcome to stay as far away as possible from the Lone Star State in future years. Texas was eliminated from the NCAA Women ' s Basketball Tournament by Tech for the second consecutive year, March 26, as the Horns fell 83-80. When the regional pairings were announced in early March, UT and Tech drew the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds in the Midwest Regional, and the course was set for a rematch of last season ' s 79-75 Final Four semifinal Tech win. " I ' m not surprised at out draw, " Conradt said March 15. " I think we ' ve been married the whole season. There were questions about both teams. How we ' d play after we lost Clarissa (Davis), since most of our important wins against top teams came before she was hurt. For Louisiana Tech, the strength of their schedule came into question. The selection committee could only speculate. The best way if you can ' t decide is to put the two schools together and let them play it off. " Play it off they did, and this was a contest Texas had several opportunities to win. The Horns climbed back into the game late in the second half, outscoring the Lady Techsters 8-2 over the final three minutes of regulation play. With eight seconds remaining in overtime and Tech leading 81-80, Texas got the ball back by John Pi aft after a Tech turnover. Sophomore guard Lyssa McBride dribbled to the right of the lane and went up to shoot. At the last second though, she dished the ball off in the direction of senioi forward Doreatha Conwell. A Tech forward came up with the ball, and after two free throws made it 83-80, Texas ' season was over. " It ' s always difficult to live with missed opportunities, " Conradt said. " Lyssa had a shot. I wish she would have taken it. But if she hadn ' t taken and made the ones she did before, we ' re not even in the game. " McBride finished with 12 points on 6-7 shooting in one of her best efforts as a Longhorn. Texas finished the season with a 32-2 mark. FRONT ROW: Lyssa Kayc McBride, Amy Lynn Clabom, Pauletre Moegle, Pcnnre Jo Hal), Lisa Lyn Andrews. SECOND ROW: Currycine Renee Jones, Aaron Gaber Farm, Marie Louise Pesch, Yulonda Doshawn Wimbish, Beverly Janice Williams. BACK ROW: Doreacha Jean ConweU, Susan Lynn Anderson, Ellen Ruth Bayer, Michele Ann Eglinger, Clarissa Glennec Davis. Norlhtm Arizona Stephen F. ultin Pen Stair Hn. .. W ' 69 T Wetter Kenl TCI ' SMU Tixai MM Baylor U Al TIXJI Tetk NCAA Midwi-Sl South jruliri-i : BALL: Sophomore center Susan Anderson and Senior guard Beverly Williams reach for the loose ball as Lady r Teresa Witherspoon hauls in the rebound. IN THE TRENCHES: Anderson pounds a Louisiana Tech player while ! for the rebound in the NOVA Midwest Region final March 27. Women ' s Basketball 149 SECOND HALF OF SEASON KEYS SURPRISING TEXAS SUCCESS Horns win nine of last eleven to post winning record fo 1987-88 efforts] Considering the way the season began for the Longhorn men ' s basketball team, the finish was not so bad. The team tied with Houston for fourth place in the Southwest Conference race while SMU won the 1988 conference title. The Horns headed into the Post Season Clas- sic at Dallas ' Reunion Arena with a 16-11 season mark, 10-6 in the SWC, a record better than most experts predicted. Texas became the surprise team in the SWC race, as the Horns still had a chance to win the conference. The Horns opened the season with a loss to Iowa State in the National Invitational Tour- nament. One week later, the team rebounded for a 84-72 victory over Tennessee State at the Erwin Center. Junior Jose Nassar led the scoring with 2 1 points. This contest marked the be- ginning of the " new Longhorns, " as the team changed from its conservative offensive style to a wide open, less-controlled offense. " We were kind of helter-skelter, " Coach Bob Weltlich said. " We didn ' t have a lot of di- rection on the court. We never seemed to lock in a combination offensively. " The Horns overcame 28 turnovers against Tennessee State, due in part to a 52 percent shooting effort from the floor. The Christmas break meant tournaments for Texas, as Weltlich searched for a combination that would carry the team through conference play. Reserves saw extended action as the Horns searched for a solid core. " We hope to continue to show improvement, and I would like to get a set five to eight-man rotation that I can count on. That is what we are looking to do during the break, " Weltlich said in December. The low point of the Horns ' season came during the Apple Invitational Tournament in Palo Alto, Ca., as Texas fell to lowly Brown, 80- 77. After that loss, rumors abounded about Weltlich ' s future at Texas. Conference play began, Jan. 2, at the Erwin Center against Houston. Led by sophomore Travis Mays ' 24 points, Texas shocked the visiting Cougars 65-53. Mays was named SWC player of the week for Jan. 4. Any celebrations after the Houston win en- ded quickly with humiliating back-to-back loss- es to Arkansas and Rice. The Horns were smothered by the Razorbacks, 91-62. After another loss at Texas Tech, 64-55, Texas went on a tear, winning 9 of their final 1 contests. A four-game win streak began, Jan 31, at College Station with a 52-49 upset of th Aggies. Continuing their winning ways, the tean returned to Austin to defeat Baylor, Arkansa and Rice. Finally, Houston avenged its earlie loss to the Horns with a 62-51 home com victory. Mays was outstanding during the Horns ' ho streak with scoring efforts of 25, 22, 15, 22 ani 24 points. He also led the team in reboundin, in five of the eight final games. His lowest scoring output of the season carm March 5, against Baylor. The Horns fell in thei season finale, 84-60. Mays was held to 1 1 point in a disappointing performance for the team. Obviously, he said, a 24-point loss was not at effective building block for the team going inc the tournament, but he said he hoped the tean would remember certain areas of the Baylo game. " Now we have to put it all together for tW tournament, " Mays said. " We can ' t forge about this game. There are things that have t be corrected that we did wrong. " ONE THE REF MISSED: Texas sophomore Travis Mays is pushed away as he fights for a loose ball during the Horns ' 86-76 victory over Oral Roberts University, Dec. 9. Mays finished the game with 18 points. k 150 Men ' s Basketball Diniel Byiam OVER THE TOP: Sophomore Russrll Green ikies for a rebound during a Texas viaory against Texas Tech TEXAS-SIZED TRAIN: Longhom fresh- man guard Courtney Jeans, followed by leammaics Russell Green and junior Alvin Heggs, brings che ball up the court during Texas ' 84-72 defeat of Tennessee State. GET ' EM GEORGE: Sophomore center George Mullet hauls down a rebound during the Horns ' contest with SMU. Michael Stravato Men ' s Basketball 151 p, ROGRAM MOVES AHEAD WELTLICH LEFT BEHIND Coach ' s farewell occurs after dissappointing first-round tournament loss. After six years of coaching, head basketball coach Bob Weltlich was dismissed of his duties, March 14. The decision was announced by Athletic Director DeLoss Dodds just three days after the Longhorn ' s disappointing loss, 57-72, to the Houston Cougars in the first round of the Southwest Conference Post Season Classic. In mid-season, Weltlich ' s job seemed to be in trouble after Longhorns losses to Rice and Texas Tech in mid-January. Although these losses dropped their record to 7-9, 1-3 in the con- ference, Texas finished the year 16-13, for Wel- tlich ' s third winning season. Weltlich said the negative publicity which occurred during his years at Texas affected his ability to obtain good recruits. However, after a winning season and a conference co- championship in 1986, Texas signed some highly-recruited players. Weltlich said this proved that the recruits who signed on had to believe that the negative reports from the press about Texas were untrue. Early in his coaching career, Weltlich joined Bobby Knight ' s staff at West Point as an as- sistant and then followed Knight to Indiana to become his assistant for five years. Signed by Ole Miss as head coach in 1976, Weltlich found success in the program and was named South- east Conference Coach of the Year in 1981. He was also chosen as the NCAA District XI Coach of the Year by both Associated Press and United Press International. Weltlich started coaching at the University of Texas in 1982 when the previous program lost 1 1 of its last 13 games. As Weltlich took on the Texas challenge, he instilled in his players strong beliefs for his program: hard work, fundamen- tals, emphasis on defense, and an offense that takes the high percentage shot. After two years of rebuilding, Weltlich ' s 1985 team finished the season with a 15-13 record. His 1986 team finished with a 19-12 season record and a SWC co-championship. In 1986, Weltlich was named the Southwest Con- ference Coach of the Year. The decision to fire Weltlich was announced by Dodds, who said Weltlich did not fit into plans to move ahead with the basketball pro- by Gloria Martinez gram. Weltlich had a history of disagreements with players. Less than one week after the an- nouncement, freshman Steven McTavish said he was considering rejoining the team. McTavish quit in December, saying he did not want to invest four years into the current program. Weltlich refused comment outside of a brief written statement issued shortly after his firing. " With the current recruiting and improved play and the prospects for next season, I ai dissappointed at the decision to relieve me. I sure the people involved in the decision di what they felt was in the best interest for the program, " Weltlich said. In addition to his collegiate coaching, Wel- tlich worked in international competition. He coached the United States National Team which won the silver medal in the 1982 World Am- ateur Championships, losing to the favored Russian team, 95-94, in the finals. He also served as assistant coach at the 1984 United States Olympic Trials as well as coaching the South Team to a silver medal at the Na- tional Sports Festival in Syracuse. urn. jos ) ! b,AMS - ' l T B ( KIV ' 152 Men ' s Basketball Peter Rene . IT IN, JOSE: Junior center Jose Nassar grabs a rebound and looks for the outlet pass during Texas ' home victory Texas A M. Sophomore guard Travis Mays looks on. UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Former Longhom head coach Celtltch discusses possible strategies during a time-out in the Texas-Texas Christian contest. Speculations about the i of Weltlich ' s job abounded throughout the season. mr lowtt Statt Tennessee St.iu Broun William and Mary . Oral Rnhtrt. (Jniursity Pan American Utah State . . USL Miann Virginia Military Institute New Mexico Houston Arkansas Rice Texas Tech Texas Christian Southern Methodist Texas A M . Arkansas Rife Houston Texas Tech Texas Christian . . Southern Melbodul Texas A M Baylor Houston . 83-100 .. 84-72 . . 77-80 86- 76 7.5-62 75-80 56-85 70-71 85-76 74-86 65-63 62-91 75-77 55-64 74-56 70-75 12-49 76-56 79-72 68-66 62-5 63-59 69-55 76-69 64-58 60-84 57-72 Men ' s Basketball 1)3 F IVE AND COUNTING AS HORNS SWIM TO NCAA TITLE Lady Longhorns win nations championship again in their owl backyard The University of Texas women ' s swimming team won its fifth consecutive NCAA Cham- pionship, March 19, as the Horns held off the University of Florida in an extremely close meet. Texas entered the NCAA meet two weeks after winning their sixth consecutive Southwest Conference title in Fayetteville. The Horns won easily in Arkansas, finishing with 1,063 points to second place SMU ' s 575. Arkansas finished third with 504. At the SWC championship, 17 Longhorn swimmers and divers qualified for the NCAA meet, including four new sprinters. Seniors An- nette Cowley and Colleen Griffin, junior Peggy Meagher and sophomore Jeanne Doolan all qualified as sprinters. Texas qualified a swim- mer in every event, 14, except the 100 butterfly. Two swimmers though, freshmen Kelley Davies and Kristi Kiggans, qualified in the 200 but- terfly. After Thursday, March 17, the first day of competition, Texas held a slim lead of 37 points. Florida was right behind, and Longhorn Coach Richard Quick had good reason to worry. After Friday ' s competition though, the Horns ' lead swelled to 93 points (474 to 381) and the loss of senior Tracey McFarlane would not come back to haunt Texas. McFarlane strained a groin muscle during her win in the 100-yard breaststroke and she was unavailable for action beyond Friday. Her time of 1:51 in the 100 breaststroke broke the U.S. Open and NCAA meet records in the event, as well as the American record. McFarlane is a Canadian citizen, so she was ineligible to add the American record to her titles. " The worst part is that this was the last tiirl I ' ll ever swim the 100 breaststroke, " McFarlarl said. " I ' ll never have the American record. I alii wanted to be the first to break a minute. I can | do that either. " Despite McFarlane ' s injury, Texas won thnj of eight events Friday night. Texas ' 200 freil style relay team of freshman Leigh Ann Fette I sophomore Carrie Steinseifer, junior Courtml Madsen and Griffin twice broke the U.S. Opeil American, NCAA and NCAA meet and pal records in the event with a time of 1:30.2 That time bettered their earlier swim Frids| morning. " I ' m real pleased, " Quick said after Friday! competition. " I think throughout our lineu) we ' re swimming really well. We ' re in a - FRONT ROW: Allison Mary Dawson, Margaret Grace Meagher, Tracey D. McFarUne, Diane Drew Williams. KcUey Marie Daviei, LetUe Jo Anne Wallace, Julie Christine Knesel. Kelly Michelle Jenkins. Lisa Denine Hallee. Deborah Mac Risen. SECOND ROW: Colleen Marie Griffin, Andrea Jean Hayes. Sracy Lee Cassiday, Carey Michelle Cheshier, Curie Lynne Courtesy of Wome Steinseifer, Christine Marel Emerson, Caron Elizabeth Arnold, Amy Elaine Mudano, Kristi Ann Kiggans. THIRD Vanessa Lee Richey. Susan Renee Johnson, Faith Elizabeth Mitchell, Courtney Madsen BACK ROW: Annette Cowley. Jeanne Mane Doolan, Leigh Ann Fetter, Tiffany Lisa Cohen, Annabelle Mary Cripps, Susan Bradford. 154 Women ' s Swimming WOMEN ' S NCAA 1988 SWIMMlNGiDIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS " AUSTIN S Counny of Women ' s SID Women ' s Swimming 155 Lady Horns take fifth straight title good position. We set lots of lifetime best times in this meet. " Senior Betsy Mitchell won the 100 and 200 backstroke events on Saturday en route to set- ting pool records in both events. She credited past disappointments in meets for her success in 1988. " I think I was a little more hungry. I ' ve had some major setbacks, as well as highlights, and I ' ve learned that whatever happens, you just have to come back, " Mitchell said. She posted the strong backstroke times after a sub-par showing in the 200 individual medley. Texas went into the meet expecting just what they received tight competition from second- ranked Stanford and third-ranked Florida. Both squads entered the NCAA Championship fresh off the heels of conference meet championships. The Horns entered the meet with a young squad that included five freshmen and these freshmen were being counted on to produce. Fetter, Da- vies, Kiggans, Susan Johnson and Kelly Jenkins would have to finish well for Texas to surge past the Gators and the Cardinal. They did produce and the end result was another Longhorn wom- en ' s national championship. " It has been a tremendous effort throughout our lineup, " Quick said. " Florida swam well, and they had a great meet. We ' re just glad there weren ' t more of them. " by John Pilati WORLD RECORD HOLDER: Senior Betsy Mitchell heads to a victory in the 100- yard backstroke March 19. The defending national champion also won the 200-yard backstoke on the same day. VICTORY: Freshman Leigh Ann Fetter accepts the con- gratulations of a Florida swimmer after Tex- as ' win in the 200-yard freestyle relay. Photos Courtesy of Women ' s Sports Information Dcpan 156 Women ' s Swimming .. 489-31) 2nd SVC RJ.ns . ...1st Houston 97-jj UCLA ..- Q -4W-422 USC fl U.S. Open Championship . Longbow Invitational 2na SMU 78-60 TCU - fknda 75-29 Stanford 90-50 California 166- In: Texas A M -. SITC Championships 1 " NCAA Championships lit CELEBRATION BATH: Coach Richard Quick enjoys a bach after leading his team to its fifth consecutive NCAA championship March 19. NCAA VETERAN: Senior Deb- bie Risen competes in the backstroke during the NCAA Championships. Women ' s Swimming 157 p, ERFECT END TO SEASON AS TEXAS MEN SWIM TO TITLE Victory gives Texas first men ' s athlet championship in five year The UT Tower shined burnt orange with the number 1 displayed April 9, after the men ' s swimming and diving team produced its second NCAA title of the 1980s. The Horns used a strong second-day effort to win the competition held in the University of Indiana Natatorium. Texas finished with 424 points, while USC was second with 369.5 and Stanford third with 276.5. Despite critics ' doubts about the team, Texas swimmers remained confident and optimistic about their chances at Nationals. " I think we did (expect to perform well). It just took the right spark from the right people to get everybody rolling, and we got that, " sophomore Doug Gjertsen said. The Horns believe their 1988 success lays the groundwork for dominance in the next few years. The team loses only two seniors, Chris Jacobs and Spencer Martin, so the immediate outlook is quite positive. " All our relays were basically the same. It ' s looking pretty good from that aspect. We just have to keep our heads on, " sophomore Kirk Stackle said. Texas overcame a sizable USC lead to move in front after two days. Strong performances included the 400 medley relay team of junior Andy Gill, sophomores Keith Anderson Stackle and Jacobs, which won the event, was expected to be a difficult race for the Horns, but the surprise win led to an eventual sweep of all relay events. " It was real important that we won the one that we had the most question about, " Gjert: said. " We started saying, ' Well, we won the we didn ' t know about. ' So we thought, ' Wh don ' t we win them all? " Other Texas first place swims included t 400 freestyle relay team of Jacobs, freshman Shaun Jordan and Anderson, and Stackle ' s win in the 200 breast stroke. Men ' s Swimming Larry Pierc GETTING A LEG UP: Senior Chris Jacobs nears the completion of his leg in the 400 freestyle relay at the SWC Championships March 12. ON YOUR MARK ... : Sophomore Jeff Olsen prepares for the start of his freestyle race at the NCAA meet. BACKING IN: Junior Andy Gill sets the pace for his backstroke competitors at the SWC meet. He won both the 100 and 200 backstroke races. EAGLE EYES: Head coach Eddie Reese and assistant coach Kris Kubik wait for the times of UT swimmers to come up on the Scoreboard. Susan Camp Men ' s Swimming 159 NCAA BOUND: Senior Spencer Martin heads to the finish as he qualifies for the NCAA meet in the 100 breaststroke. Stanford . . . Smith Carotin, Florida . . . Texas A M Arkansas . Texas Chrtsti, SMU Arizona State California . LSD SWT Tournament lit NCAA Championships 1st Horns grab second NCAA title Texas came into Indiana fresh off the mo- mentum of their ninth straight Southwest Con- ference title, a meet in which they won 13 of 16 events. The Horns finished with 995 points, well ahead of second place SMU ' s 775. Gjertsen tied with SMU swimmer Scott Donie for first in individual competition with 57 points. The Horns ' showing left Coach Eddie Reese with little to complain about. " We probably weren ' t as good in the 200s as I expected us to be, " Reese said. " Stackle has got to go into nationals as the favorite in the breaststroke. He ' s swimming great. We were swimming real fast. I don ' t worry about places j If you go fast enough, that takes care of places. ' Andre duPlessis won the 1,650 freestyle] Stackle the 200 breaststroke, and Jacobs, derson, Gjertsen and Jordan the 400 freestylt | relay. Texas qualified 19 swimmers for the tournament, two above the maximum numbe I for a school. Reese had the difficult job o | sorting through the 19 and cutting two t alternate status. " They tell me that ' s what I get paid for making those calls, " he said. by John Pilati 160 Men ' s Swimming CAUGHT ON THE FLY: Sophomore Keith Anderson takes the lead in the 100 fly at the SWC Championships. SWC CHAMPION: Sophomore Kirk Stackle gives the crowd the Hook ' em Horns sign after he took first in the 200 breaststroke. UP FOR AIR: Sophomore Doug Gjertsen performs the butterfly portion of the 200 individual medley. He was the SWC champion in both the 200 and 400 IM. Larry Pierce Men ' s Swimming 161 MAKING A BIG SPLASH AT THE NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Men ' s and women ' s diving teams play key role in L 1 aquatic succes. Consisting of three sophomores and two freshmen, the 1988 Lady Longhorn diving team may have been young but they were certainly a force. Head diving coach Mike Brown said, " This is easily the most talented diving team top to bottom that we ' ve had in some time. " Sophomore Lisa Hallee had already qualified in both one-meter and three-meter diving events when the team faced its first real chal- lenge of the season, meets with No. 8 USC and No. 9 UCLA, Dec. 4-5. With victories over both, the team crossed its first obstacle. The men ' s diving team qualified two swim- mers to the NCAA meet. All-American senior Kurt Bubnis qualified for the NCAAs in both three-meter and platform diving. He did well in the SWC Championships, placing third in plat- form and fourth in three-meter to qualify. Jun- ior Christian Styren competed in the NCAAs in the one-meter and platform events. He captured fourth place awards in both events at the SWC meet as well as a sixth place finish in three- meter diving. The entire women ' s diving team qualified for the NCAA zone meet, the qualifying meet for national competition. At the SWC Champi- onships, the Lady Horns blew away the com- petition. Accumulating 1,063 total points in by Watson Fung swimming and diving, Texas once again cap tured the meet as they have since the first one ii 1983. At the NCAA Championships, the divin,. team made a strong contribution to the firs place effort. Texas eventually pulled away fron second place Florida on the second day of th meet, when they mounted a 93-point lead Fc the Lady Longhorns, the unprecedented fift 1 NCAA title was just as good as the first. " It takes so much out of you, but it ' s great t be a part of this team. Even just watching was awesome!, " Hallee said after the NCA Championships. 162 Diving Photos Courtesy of Women ' s Sports Information Department Diving 163 m .ADY HORNS TAKE FIRST AT ' 88 SWC GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP Freshman sensation Hattori leads Texas women to easy victory. 1 The Lady Longhorn golf team won its second consecutive Southwest Conference champion- ship March 22, and they made it look easy. Texas began the third and final day of com- petition with an eight-stroke lead, and by day ' s end, the Horns broke a SWC record for the widest victory margin in the tournament. Fresh- man Michiko Hattori won top medalist honors with a three-day, 54-hole total of 2 13. She won five of the team ' s nine tournaments during the year, including the Horns ' host tournament, the Betsy Rawls Classic. Coach Pat Weis saw her team score a three- day score of 900, well below second place SMU and TCU ' s 928. Weis was named SWC Coach of the Year for the second time in 1988, but she was quick to return the credit to her team. After Texas ' victory at Betsy Rawls, Weis knew the team was headed in the right direction. " It sure was fun to win one at home, " Weis said. " We ' re a good team. Sue (Ginter) and Ginger (Brown) are playing well as seniors and showing leadership. Kate (Golden) has really been improving and practicing a lot. " Texas placed four team members on the All- SWC team, including Brown, Ginter, Golden and Hattori. Golden, the defending SWC champion, finished eighth with a 235. Fresh- man Annette Stott placed seventh with a 234. Hattori though, was the key to this, and most of this season ' s tournament victories. At Betsy Rawls, Hattori rebounded from a slow start on the final round to score a one-over 73. She won the individual title at that tournament and led the Horns to a 28-stroke victory over Georgia. It was Texas ' first victory in the tournament in 13 years. Hattori said she learned over the course of the year to concentrate on her game, and not how her opponents were doing. " When I lost to Tracy (Kerdyk, the nation ' s No. 1 player at the Mustang Roundup April 10), I was worried about her score. I didn ' t concentrate on my own game. I learned a lot from that tournament, " Hattori said. After the SWC victory, Texas ' attentions turned toward the NCAA Championships, May 25-28. Last season the Horns finished 17th at nationals. Neu- Mexico Stale Roailrunner Invitational 6th Tour Tu a invitational 1st ' Lady Tar Htd Invitational 1st Pat Bradley Invitational 4th VSC Invitational 4th Arizona Invitational 1st Patty Sheehan Invitational 4th McDonald ' s-Betsy Rau ' ls Longhurn Classic 1st Earl Stewart Lady Mustang Roundup 1st SWC Championships Courtesy of Women ' s Sports Information l par FRONT ROW Jamie Lynn Fischer. Annette Njtyra Siott. Mary Elizabeth Paul. Cynthia Ann Haley. Susan Ginter. Ginger Elaine Brown BACK ROW Mi- Hattori. Jennifer Ann Germs. Kathenne E. Golden. Maria Elisa Nunes. Piper Danielle Wagner, Pat Weis. 164 Women ' s Golf - t d ..:;:;, fcWurfc JMhr IMMH. rfc xatt SOILD DRIVE: Freshman Michiko Hattori watches her drive go down the fairway at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Classic Apr. 20. ELATION: Teammate Jamie Fischer congratulates Hattori after her round at the Longhorn Clas- sic. EYING THE SITUATION: Senior Sue Ginter pre- pares for her putt at the Besty Rawls Classic. Frank Ordonez Women ' s Golf 165 ATTLING UNTIL Men ' s golf team finishes a THE FINAL PUTT close second at SWC Championships to SMU Texas men ' s golf coach Jim Clayton hoped to nament, and for seniors Bob Estes and Marty see his team bounce back from tough second Board, the rainout meant the end of the dream day of competition at the 1988 SWC Men ' s for a conference championship. Texas last won Championships, April 15-17 at Gleneagles the conference title in 1983, going on to a 2nd Country Club in Piano, but that ' s not what he place finish at the NCAA Championship. Last saw on the tournament ' s final day. In fact, he season, Texas placed 4th in the event, and 20th didn ' t see anything. Rain forced the final round nationally. to be cancelled, giving SMU a six-stroke victory. One tournament that was not rained out was " We ' re all very disappointed, " Clayton said the 22nd Annual Morris Williams Tournament, shortly after the tournament. " I felt we had a held March 24-26 at Austin ' s Barton Creek really good chance to win the tournament, but Country Club. The Longhorns surprised more when you don ' t get to play, you never know. " than a few teams, as the host team scored a first Clayton ' s group held a one-stroke lead after place finish in the tournament. The All- Friday ' s opening round, but the Mustangs had American Estes won medalist honors, and Board an outstanding team effort Saturday to surge shot a two-under 70 on the final day to ice the into the lead. Clayton knew the importance of tournament for Texas. the final round for the Longhorns. Clayton knew the talent of Estes, but he said " I wish they (course officials) could have the entire team was coming around at the right waited a couple more hours, but it just shows time during Morris Williams. you the importance of every 18 holes. Rainouts " The key to our team has not been Bob, it ' s happen, and it was forecast all week. You have been the other guys. 1 ' m really proud of them. to realize that every 18 holes may be the last Everybody ' s gotten comfortable, " Clayton said. ones you get to play, " Clayton said. " They ' ve settled into the fact that we can play Texas sent a six-man contingent to the tour- with anybody, and it ' s a contagious thing. " by John Pilati USA-japan hit Southwestern Int 17tt limey Ptmck 2nd Palmetto Dunes Dnral Park Border Olympics 4th ALmon In: Mums V ' i 1 ' t.ims All-America Int SWC Tournament 2nd Allen lit, ON THE MOVE: Freshman Omar Urcsti heads to tht nt hole after making his putt. COMMON COURTES Freshman Kyle Jerome holds the flag while a teamm; putts. 166 Men ' s Golf Allen Ink IN THE HOLE: Senior Bob Estes watches as he birdies a hole at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate March 25. ROUGH SITUATION: Senior Marty Board pitches out of a sand trap at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate. Men ' s Golf 167 GROUSBECK LEADS HORNS THROUGH INJURY-PRONE SEASON Longhoms net another SWC ' women ' s tennis championship to make it 5 of last 6. Tennis, of the likes of Martina or Ivan, may seem like an individual sport. But for the Long- horn Women ' s tennis team, teamwork produces victories and wins trophies. Together the Lady Horns overcame injury and stiff competition to win their fifth Southwest Conference Cham- pionship in six years. Both Texas and SMU went into the post- season tourney, April 22-24, with 7- 1 records in conference play. In the early rounds of match play at Penick- Allison Tennis Center, Texas and SMU prevailed as expected, setting the stage for a climactic final. Texas breezed by Arkansas, 5- 0, and Texas A M, 5-0, and then inched by the Mustangs in a 5-3 upset. Sophomore Diana Merrett led the Horns with wins in the 2 singles spot and w ith freshman Stacie Often in the 2 doubles spot. Solidifying the conference title for the Horns, senior Michelle Carrier and sophomore Lanae Renschler captured the 3 doubles crown while Carrier beat SMU ' s Claire Evert at 3 singles. At the NCAA Championship tournament, May 1 1-19 at UCLA, 17th-seeded Texas lost in the early rounds to West Coast powerhouse and I6th-seeded Pepperdine. This was the sixth consecutive year that the Lady Horns competed in the NCAA Championships. Three-time All-American, senior Anne Grousbeck joined Merrett in the NCAA in- dividual singles championship, also at UCLA. It was expected that Grousbeck would be seeded in the top ten for this all-important tourney. Merrett was ranked in the top 35 during the year and entered NCAAs as the 28 player in the country. Not only did Merrett receive All-American and All-SWC honors at year ' s end, but the young player from Richardson also earned the distinction of being the only woman player to go by Jennifer Stephens undefeated in both singles and doubles in the SWC in the past season. Despite injuries, Grousbeck maintained a t five national ranking in singles throughout the year. An All-SWC player, she compiled an impressive 19-4 slate at the 1 slot for Texas. In addition, Grousbeck won the singles title at the fall USAir ITCA All-America tournament. She credited her success to both overcoming injuries and receiving team support. " It makes it a lot easier to work hard and to be disciplined and devoted because you have nine other people who are counting on you, not just yourself, " Grousbeck said. In regular season play, the Lady Horns com- piled an overall 13-10 record. On the road, Texas was only 3-6 in dual matches, facing such top-ranked teams as Florida, Miami amd Southern Cal. Home matches were different as Texas went 10-4 at the Penick- Allison courts. CONCENTRATION: Sophomore Diana Merrett intently eyes the ball during the UT- Houston dual match March 30. 168 Women ' s Tennis V An fir? Arkansas ..... Baylor Oklahoma . LSU Arizona use Clemson . Northwestern BYU California . Texas Itch . . SMU ...... Trinity ..... TCU ...... Oklabwna Stai Trinity SWC Championships Arkansas Texas A M , Jfani lUifctad-Ahncm QUICK AS A CAT: Senior Michelle Carrier pounces on chip shot made by a Rice opponent Feb. 16. FRONT ROW: Ashky Ann Davis, Stacic Michelle Otten, Jana Elizabeth Brock. SECOND ROW; Robyn Field, Michelle Lee Carrier, Diana Mary Susan Mem it . Christine Anne Kohler BACK ROW: Jeff Moore. Mike Flynn, Lanac Michelle RenschJer, Anne Haskins Grousbeck, Diana Dopson, Bob Haugen. Courtesy of Women ' s Sports Information Department Women ' s Tennis 169 170 Men ' s Tennis FROGS PUT END TO TEXAS ' TENNIS TITLE HOPES Texas men fall to Texas Christian in Southwest Conference semifinals During the course of the 1987-88 men ' s SWC tennis season, it became apparent that Arkansas and Texas Christian would be the schools to beat. The Longhorn men knew that, in order to receive the automatic bid to the NCAA tournament, they would have to win the SWC Championships, held April 22-24 in Aus- tin. Texas met TCU in the semifinals, but even the home-court edge was not enough to stop the Frogs, who advanced to the finals after a 5-4 victory over the Horns. Texas Coach Dave Snyder, who has seen his team advance to the NCAA playoffs each of the last four seasons, had a realistic perspective about the SWC tournament. " I knew it would be a longshot (to win). I told them that an NCAA bid might be at stake. I still think we have a 50-50 chance, " Snyder said. Texas opened the tournament against Baylor, and the Horns responded well by not losing a match. No. 1 singles player senior Paul Kos- cielski defeated Baylor ' s Robert Henderson 6-4, 6-2. Sophomore Patrick Flynn won his match over Reich Chandler 6-0, 6-3 in No. 3 singles. Freshmen Aaron Gross, Mitch Michulka and Hubert Karasch also won their singles matches. Michulka felt confident after the Horns ' victory over Baylor. " I lost some of my confidence earlier this season and it snowballed. Once I won a few, 1 regained the confidence I have now, " he said. Against TCU, Koscielski was matched against the nation ' s No. 27 player, Clint by John Pilati Banducci. Koscielski held an early 4-1 lead in the first set, but it was not enough, as Banducci went onto a 6-4, 6-4 win. Koscielski again fell with doubles partner Michulka in the decisive top doubles match. Texas finished the regular season as the na- tion ' s No. 13 team. The Horns posted a 1-1 dual match record against TCU during the regular season. Arkansas received the automatic NCAA bid after defeating TCU in the finals. Controversy surrounded the bid though, as coaches were unsure whether the new format designed by the conference called for the regular season cham- pion or tournament champion to advance au- tomatically. Either way, Arkansas would have ended with the top spot. INTENSITY: Senior Paul Koscielski eyes the ball as he prepares to punish it with his forehand. FOREHAND FLASH: Sophomore Patrick Flynn keeps the ball in play in his singles match at the SWC Championships Apr. 22. f r Swtthwest Texas Slate J Alahai lci ' - Georgia . . . P BP 2-7 C tmsoa .... 4-5 SMU Trinity ' BL fll .Mi Kifte Slate CltlHSon Trinity .... 5-3 .... 6-3 .... 5-; .... 5-4 .... 6-3 Texas Christian .. . .4-5 Vi ' ake Forest .... 6-3 Arkansas .... 3-6 U " t(t Virginia .... 5-3 Michigan .... 3-6 Arkansas Little-Rock .... 5-4 Texas 6A1 .... 6-3 Illinois 8-1 Texas Christian 7-2 Texas Tech .... 5-4 Rue .... 5-4 Baylor ... 6-0 SMU 8-7 Baylor 1-0 7i.w.f Christian .... 3-5 Men ' s Tennis 171 UP AND OVER: Freshman Angle Bradburn concentrates on a successful high jump. GOING FOR DISTANCE: Senior Karol Davidson and junior Eileen Ellig jockey for position in the 1500-meter run at the Texas Four- Way Invitational March 26. 172 Women ' s Track NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP FOR WOMEN ' S INDOOR TRACK TEAM Crawford ' s Lady Horns take second national championship in three years The Lady Longhorn indoor track team won the NCAA Indoor Championships, held March 11-12, in Oklahoma City, and this time there was no delay in the celebration. In 1987, Texas finished second to high-point leader Alabama, but the NCAA ruled that Alabama used an ineligible athlete so Texas was crowned national champs 1 1 months after the meet. In Oklahoma though, Texas left no doubt about who would be victorious. Texas estab- lished an early lead and held it, despite a good showing by Villanova. The team picked up four individual titles, more than any team in the meet ' s six-year history. Additionally, the Horns won the 1,600-meter relay. Texas amassed 71 points, also an all-time high, to the delight of Coach Terry Crawford. " That ' s what I ' m most pleased with, " Crawford said. " It shows it was a balanced team effort. That ' s the kind of program I want to have. We don ' t have to rely on any one event. " Nine Horns were named All- Americans and each finished no worse than sixth at nationals. Freshman Carlette Guidry had an incredible meet, winning two individual events, placing second in another, and also contributing to the relay victory. Guidry set school records in the 55 meters (6.72), long jump (21-0 3 4) and 200 meters (23.25). She was recognized as the top performer in the meet, and she became the first woman to win two individual events at an NCAA meet. Confidence, she said, was the key to her success. " Well, I had a little butterflies before the start. But the majority of it was confidence. I have to have it to run with the people I had to run against, " Guidry said. Crawford said Guidry ' s success laid the groundwork for the team ' s success in the meet. " It is very satisfying to have an effort like we had. Obviously, Carlette set things up for us, " Crawford said. " But everyone came through with great efforts. We ' re a very balanced team. " Senior Karol Davidson won the 800 meters, clinching Texas ' championship. Freshman Angie Bradburn won the high jump with a record breaking jump of 6-2 to grab the Horns ' other two individual championships. Crawford, who decided at year ' s end to re- main at Texas and reject a coaching offer at her alma mater Tennessee, has led Texas to four national track championships in four years. Pri- or to the NCAA Championships, she liked her team ' s position. " I feel real good about our team at this point. We ' ve had some great late season performances and going into the NCAAs, I believe we ' re better prepared than we have been for awhile, " Crawford said. by John Pilati FRONT ROW: Natalie Elizabeth Lew. Erin Forrest Keogh, Erin Andrea Breaugh, Charletta Lavon Gaines, Pathiu E. Leopold, KetUe Frances Bryant, Kimberty Jude Widener, Gwendolyn Kay Picken, Nicole Lee Nye SECOND ROW: Carlene Denise Guidry, Mary Margaret Bolden, Eileen Anne EUig. Jennifer GabrieUe Pohlmann, Barbara Ann Flowers, Shola Ayn Lynch, Kelly Lynn Champagne, Karen Lou Norain Nelson. Kdlic A. Roberts. BACK ROW: Tamda Cleu Saldana, Siva Elizabeth BarnweU, Melitm Setvette Sconien, Angela Marie Bradbum, Karol HersheU Davidson, Terese Jand Laughlin, Leslie Nicole Harduon. Women ' s Track 173 Ai RKANSAS TAKES SWC AS TEXAS PLAYS SECOND FIDDLE Men ' s track team uses conference tournament as tune-up for NCAAs The Longhorn men ' s track team felt a Ra- zorback breathing down their necks throughout the 1988 Southwest Conference Track and Field Championships, and Texas had more than one reason to glance over its shoulder. By the meet ' s end, Arkansas found itself victorious with a 155-149 edge over Texas. The second place finish meant the end of a two-year conference reign for Texas, and the difference was in the field events, where the Razorbacks made a 5 1 -point improvement over their 1987 second place effort. Arkansas dis- tance runners also showed strong, producing 77 points. Texas won five events on the meet ' s final day, including a school record in the 400 relay with a 39.39. Junior Winthrop Graham set a meet record in the intermediate hurdles with a 48.87 and senior Rusty Hunter won the decathlon in the first year the conference has included the event. The Horns had high hopes in the long jump, where NCAA qualifier Eric Metcalf was ex- pected to show strong, but Metcalf arrived min- utes before the event after returning from a family emergency. He placed fourth in the event with a 26-3. Senior Jay Cashman won the discus with a throw of 182 ' ,0 " , living up to high pre-meet expectations. Texas Coach Stan Huntsman was pleased with his team ' s showing despite the second place finish. " We had a good meet. I ' m real pleased, " Huntsman said. " Arkansas had some major reverses in the long jump and triple jump from last year. Their jumpers were ready, as ready as I ' ve ever seen them. " Senior long jumper Johnny Washington was also expected to score well for Texas, but his disappointing 25-4 3 4 was only good enough for sixth place. The Horns finished with eight points in the one event they most expected to dominate. Senior Pablo Squella had an outstanding sea- son capped off by a successful SWC tournament showing. Squella won the 800 meters with a season-low time of 1:47.84. Junior Harry Green placed third i n the 10,000 with a 30:29.07 and junior Jon Shelton won the high jump with a 7- 3 1 2. The victory for the Razorbacks was the school ' s fourth. Texas remains far ahead of the conference in the tournament with 40 titles. After conference, the Horns set their sights on the NCAAs, held later that month. Juhn MiComill LAST SECOND LUNGE: Junior Eric Metcalf gives it his all as he attempts to beat out an opposing runner from the Austin Senders Club to the tape in the 100-meter dash at the Texas Rela 174 Men ' s Track ; r W--- ' OVER THE TOP: Senior Will Reid lets his pole go as he clears the bar at the Texas Relays Apr. 8. AIRBORNE: Sophomore Rey Ramirez allows his momentum to carry him in the long jump. CONTEMPLATION: Freshman Brian Addidas prepares for his running event. Jeff Holi Allen Brook Men ' s Track 175 N ON-CONFERENCE SUCCESS CARRIES INTO REGULAR SEASON Pitching gels in early season to fuel pre-conference victories Coming off a third place finish in the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska, the Long- horns began the season as Southwest Conference underdogs behind the early-season favorites the Arkansas Razorbacks. Coach Cliff Gustafson started the season with 10 returning lettermen including senior first baseman Brian Cisarik and junior catcher Brian Johnson. St. Mary ' s was the first victim of the Horns ' 1988 season, as they were swept in the season opening doubleheader. Gustafson needed only seven more wins to reach the 1,000 win mile- stone in collegiate games as a coach. The 1,000th win occurred in the first game of a doubleheader on Feb. 2 1 against Texas- Arlington. A home crowd of 4,968 was on hand to witness the feat accomplished by only two other coaches in college baseball. " It is good to get the 1,000 wins, " Gustafson said immediately after the game. " There have been a lot of distractions for this team because of all of the publicity around me and that is really not fair. The credit shouldn ' t go to me it goes to the team this team, and the ones before it. It is a great thrill. When I started, I never expected to win 1,000 games. " Third-ranked Miami proved to be a for- midable opponent on Feb. 27 and 28. Riding an 11 -game winning streak, the Horns beat Miami 8-5 in the first game, becoming the first of the two teams to win a game as a visitor in the history of Texas-Miami series. Junior pitch- er Eric Stone got the win to improve his record to 4-1, and Texas was content to split the series with Miami. A nationally-telecast home game with Mich- igan featured the debut of Sullivan Award win- ner, Michigan ' s Jim Abbott. The left-hander, who was born without a right arm, was pound- ed for five hits and seven runs as UT coasted to an 1 1-2 victory. Texas was led by sophomore outfielder Scott Bryant who stole the limelight by driving in four runs with a double, two sacrifice flies, and a solo home run. Freshman pitcher Kirk Dressendorfer added to the win column for the Longhorns by de- feating Pepperdine 8-1 on March 6. The right hander improved his record to 4-1 in a re- markable season in which he earned SWC Play- er of the Year and SWC Newcomer of the Year honors. Pitcher Eric Stone helped wrap up the non- conference schedule with a record-setting per- formance against Southwestern Louisiana. The Texas hurler struck out 19 batters for the all- time UT record in a nine-inning game as UT outlasted USL 2-0. In the best outing of his career, the junior from Mesquite was one baserunner shy of a perfect game, walking only one batter in the one-hitter. Texas scored in the third inning when Brian Cisarik advanced on a wild pitch. The Horns scored the only other run in the game in the seventh inning on Chimelis ' second successful suicide-squeeze bunt to give the Texas left-hander some added insurance. After a two-game sweep of Cornell March 22, Texas was ready to open SWC play boasting a 32-5 record before a road series against Texas Christian. 176 . John Foxworth TAKING IT EASY: With a victory well in hand, UT baseball players relax between innings against Dallas Baptist March 22. SAFE!: Senior designated hitter Mike Patrick slides safely into second base against UT- Arlington Feb. 21. BIG 1000: Coach Cliff Gustafson displays a cake commemorating his 1000th victory, which came over UT- Arlington Feb. 2 1 . CHECK SWING: Junior catcher Brian Johnson tries to check his swing against Texas A M Apr. 22. Baseball 177 TEXAS ROLLS THROUGH swc WITH USUAL GUSTAFSON SUCCESS Horns clinch conference title with key home sweep of Texas A M The Texas Longhorn baseball team began the 1988 campaign with much concern about pitching. Coach Cliff Gustafson wondered whether his young staff could gel quickly enough to keep the Horns near the top of the Southwest Conference race. The staff responded well in pre-conference competition, and the final week prior to conference play saw four starters have quality outings. Texas was now ready, in all areas, to dominate conference play. The Horns opened in Fort Worth March 26, for a three game set with Texas Christian. Texas pitchers allowed only five runs in the first two games as the Horns scored 3-2 and 10-3 vic- tories. The series finale was a slugfest, but Texas escaped with an 11-10 victory. Junior pitcher Eric Stone got the win in two of the three games. Texas then faced Baylor April 1, for the first of three games. Gustafson proved he was no fool on this day by again starting Stone, who re- sponded with a shutout. A crowd of 5,227 watched Texas ' conference home opener, an 8-0 laugher. The Horns went onto 4-1 and 14-0 wins to sweep the Bears. After a non-conference series split with Okla- homa, the Horns took their 6-0 record into Houston April 8, to face the spirited Rice Owls. Stone pitched the opener to get his 1 2th win of the season as Texas rolled 15-2. On Saturday, Texas dropped its first conference game and fell into a first place tie with Texas A M. Rice won the first game of a doubleheader 6-4 on the wave of a six-run fifth inning. Texas errors on back-to-back bunt plays keyed the Owl rally, along with a bases loaded walk by losing pitcher freshman Kirk Dressendorfer. Gustafson didn ' t mind the loss as much as the way it came for Texas. " When you ' re on the road and a team wants to beat you as badly as Rice wants to beat us and then we hand it to them, that ' s no surprise, " Gustafson said. The third and decisive game was won by Texas 1 1-9, but not before the Horns tried every possible method to give away the contest. Texas botched leads of 5-1 and 10-7, but winning pitcher sophomore Curry Harden hung on for the Horns. The team returned to Austin with an 8- 1 SWC record, and mixed emotions about the series. " We wanted to come out of here 9-0 in the conference, but I guess taking two helps, " soph- omore outfielder Scott Bryant said. Texas would not lose again in conference play. Sweeps of Texas Tech, Texas A M and Ar- kansas followed the Rice series. Only a tie against Houston in a game suspended due to darkness prevented a sweep of the Cougars. The A M series, played April 22-23 in Austin, was the key series of the year as the two teams battled for SWC control. The Aggies came in with a 44-7 overall record, 11-1 in conference. They were ranked No. 5 in the Collegiate Base- ball ESPN poll prior to the series. The Horns would face their biggest test of the season in the Aggies, and Texas pitching would have to be raised a level to match the strength of Texas A M ' s hurlers. The Aggies looked to rely on pitching to win the series, but Texas had other thoughts. After Friday ' s 10-2 Texas win, the Horns began to smell a sweep. " They said a lot of stuff that they might have the best pitching in the nation and one of their pitchers said they were going to take two out of three, but we weren ' t about to let that happen in our own yard, " junior third baseman Craig Newkirk said. Texas rolled to 1-0 and 7-6 victories Saturday to insure at least a share of the conference title. The Horns finished the regular season with a 51-8-1, 21-1-1 record as Longhorn attentions focused on their first round Southwest Con- ference Tournament battle with Baylor. L_ by John Pilati _J 178 Baseball I Jut :.(, M I -- -St (TO nrAgB -:.-; W . sea fit Michael Monti DETERMINATION: Sophomore Curry Harden eyes the DaUas Bap- tist batter Feb. 22. F1REBALLER: Junior Eric Stone fires a pitch into a Texas A M batter Apr. 22. STRATEGIST: Coach Cliff Gustafson considers possible player moves in a game against Hardin-Simmons March 1. Robert Kirkti.iiu Baseball 179 T AKING THE LONG ROAD TO ANOTHER SWC BASEBALL CROWN Texas rebounds from an opening- round loss to Baylor to win tht SWC crowi You had to expect to see the Texas Longhorns win their second consecutive conference baseball title May 19-22, in Fayetteville, Ark. That part was understood. The mystery would be whether the Horns would lose a game en route to their goal. Well, they did, and it only served to make Texas mad mad enough to roll to four straight victories and the league ' s crown. The Horns exhibited a less-than-spirited ef- fort on May 19 against Baylor. Texas fell to the Bears 4-2, and immediately the pressure of survival would be felt. Texas rebounded to defeat the host-team Razorbacks May 20, set- ting the stage for a rematch with Baylor. The Bears fell to Texas A M Friday night, and thus fell into the loser ' s bracket. Texas looked to be an unlikely victor over Baylor. The Bears had never fallen to Texas in post-season action, and they were coming off a victory over the Horns just two days earlier. A three-run eighth broke a 5-5 tie, and Texas held on to end an unwanted string of tournament defeats at the hands of Baylor. Texas Coach Cliff Gustafson had kind words for the Bears after the game. " Baylor is one of the most improved teams you ' d ever want to see. (Coach) Mickey Sullivan and his staff deserve an awful lot of credit, " Gustafson said. Texas didn ' t make it easy, stranding 12 run- ners and losing leads of 3-1 and 5-2. Longhorn pitcher Curry Harden was rocked in the seventh inning, as Baylor came back to make it a one- run game. Winning pitcher Steve Cantu came on for some effective relief though, and Texas moved on to face the Aggies. Baylor ' s season ended after the defeat, and Sullivan wished his conference rivals well in their quest for a NCAA title. " I hope Cliff goes to Omaha and wins the whole thing for the conference. I think Texas and A M will advance right up the ladder, " Sullivan said. " They and Arkansas are three of the best teams we ' ve had in the conference in a long time. " Texas faced the Aggies later that evening, and the Horns responded with a 10-0 rout. Junior pitcher Preston Watson had a career-best show- ing as he two-hit the Aggies to insure a final game Sunday. The Horns pounded out 1 3 hits, but the talk centered solely around Watson ' s 12-strikeout effort. On Sunday, Texas again defeated the Aggies to take SWC top honors. Freshman Brian Dare got the win, his first as a Longhorn, in a 12-7 slugfest. The Horns had dodged a major bullet by winning three games in 24 hours to again lay claim to a conference championship, Gustaf- son ' s 18th during his 20-year tenure at Texas. After the SWC Tournament, Texas was seed- ed No. 1 as the host team in the NCAA Central Regional Tournament. The Longhorns ' first test was Southern University, and Texas set the course for its remaining contests by falling be- by John Pilati hind early 3-0. A tough Longhorn rally in late innings bailed the Horns out though, as Texas posted a 7-3 victory. Dressendorfer got the starting nod in th Horns ' next battle with New Orleans. Tru young freshman pitched in and out of trouble, but hot Texas bats bailed him out for a 16- 1C win. Craig Newkirk led Texas with two home runs as the Horns blasted Privateer pitching foi 16 hits, six for extra bases. The win set up a showdown with California, the tournament ' s only other unbeaten team. A RBI double by Cal ' s John Kuehl in the ninth inning gave the Golden Bears a 8-7 victory and Texas found itself in a deep hole. Pitching again gave Texas fits as Cal received nine walks on the afternoon. In order to advance to Omaha, Texas needed three wins without a loss. The first step would be Michigan, a team Texas defeated soundly earlier in the season. Newkirk again added some offensive spark with an eighth inning homer, giving the Horns a 5-4 victory and new life in the Regional. Dressendorfer came on in relief ol Stone to get his 15th win of the season. Texas would need two straight victories ovei Cal to stay alive, but a 6-5 Golden Bears ' victory in the first game sent California on in the tournament, and Texas packing. The Horns finished the season 58-1 1-1. 180 Baseball (il bt -j I MMnr if i M Tta lidonj so Vtir, a. CiiWM o St. Mary ' s 2-1. 10-5 TCV . . . 3-2, 10-3. 11-10 Anzntia State 2 F " - ? ' 75 ' 5-8.4-5 Baylor .... 8-0. 4-1. 14-0 Texas Lutheran 2 8-4.9-3 Oklahoma 8-77. 75-7 North Texas Stale fcSfciw . 77-6. 6-5 Rice . . . 15-2. 4-6. 11-9 Texas- Arlington 3-0, 13-6, 9-3, 13-3 Texas Tech . . 13-12. 2-1. 11-9 Dallas Baftist 5-4. 7-4, 5-4 Texas A M 10-2. 1-0. 7-6 Miami 8-5. - ' -3 Houston . . . 14-2. 12-2. 6-6 Hardin-Simmons 9-5. 21-4 Arkansas 0-5. 8-7. 15-2 Louisiana Tech 10-6 SWC Tourney Pepperdine 7-4. 3-6, 8-1 Baylor 2-4 Southwestern .... 77-3. 13-2 Arkansas lots Southwest Texas 19-10 Baylor 8-5 Oklahoma . . . 9-3, 7-1 Texas A M 70-0. 12-7 Michigan 11-2 College World Series Liibbock Christian 12-7. 9-2 Califortiia 5-6 Emporia State 6-2 Michigan 5-4 Southwestern Louisiana . . 2-0, 16-2 Sul Ross 11-0 Co rnell 75-3 RUN DOWN: Senior Tint bueman Brian Cisarik tag! out the Hard in -Simmons runner March 1. 181 PROMOTING TEXAS SPIRIT Longhorn cheerleaders bring out a renewed student spirit at Texas. Thousands of fans left Memorial Stadium after Longhorn home football games in 1987 with hoarse voices, a condition indicative of a renewed spirit among students at UT. The primary responsibility of the ten Texas cheerleaders and one yell leader was to bring this spirit down onto the field. According to the cheerleaders their efforts paid off more in 1987 than in recent years. " The optimism was a whole lot easier to see, " junior cheerleader Candace Emig said. " It was easier to cheer, and the students were more willing to cheer. They made our job much easier. " She said that the return of a spirited student body was not a surprise, considering the proud history of the University of Texas. " This year there were a lot of things. Texas has always been a traditional and proud school. Coach McWilliams is great. We all had so much faith in the team. This is Texas; Here we believe in ourselves, " Emig said. This year ' s squad was especially happy, Emig said, with the successful results of several pep rallies held throughout the course of the season. The group circulated information about the rallies through several routes. " Most of the cheerleaders are active in other campus organizations, so that ' s a good foot in the door. We ' d also go into classes and write about the pep rallies on the chalkboards. We ' d go to dorms too. We tried every way possible to get students to these pep rallies, " Emig said. She also explained that the cheerleaders ' re- sponsibilities were not just to the players. " We have obligations to the crowd too, " Emig said. " We watch what ' s going on on the field and the players are affected on the field. We get the students going and then the players start waving their hands and the fans get louder and louder. " The squad ' s success did not stop with the Bluebonnet Bowl. They went to the National Cheerleaders ' Association championships in Dallas and returned with a second place finish, behind only Oklahoma State University. " We were very honored to even be selected last year when we placed third. We were just as honored this year but we believed in our rou- tines and ourselves and it worked for us. It really went very well, " Emig said. As she looked toward 1988 Longhorn com- petition, Emig said she hopes that the student spirit will keep rolling. " I saw more spirit this past season than all the time that I ' ve been here. You can really see it and I just hope it keeps going. This is a great school with so much going for it, " Emig said. by John Pilati CIRCLE OF SPIRIT: Longhorn football cheerleaders clown around before the outset of the Bluebonnet Bowl in the Astrodome. THINK T FOR TEXAS: Longhorn cheer- leaders form the letters in the word Texas during a Hal- loween eve pep rally. The team rallied behind the spirit and went on to pound Texas Tech 45-27. 182 Cheerleaders P 1 ' 1 IJ ' Jl iffP -._. V. -.. ' " S I K v x Daniel Byram Courtesy of Women ' s SID flONT ROW. Michelle Julie Brown, Kathy Lynn Suter, Elizabeth Claire Rogers, Lindsey F. Buss. SECOND ROW: :ey Lynn Redford, Stacy Rae SinBletaiy, Amy Beth Hendin, Tamata Paige Fitzsimmons, Kendall Atnim Wilson. Kristi Couttesy of Men s Sit :helle Va nce BACK ROW: Mario T Price, James Donald Mays, Lesl.e Murl B.shop. Edmond Aaron O,l,n. Stephen ONT ROW: " M ' kd M ' " g. RK " " J P " l " . J DeUGarza. Terry Wayr Weaver. SECOND ith Shoup. Craig Albert Evans. Matthew Fredenck Lehman, Ail.son Lee Sp.tzer. ROW Da " id Edw " ' 1 Rulz ' J mnif " -I " 1 " Rclmc ' ' E C " " 1 - Gre Ad " " K iky. Tracy JOI Moore. BACK ROW: Candace Delaine Emig. Robert Graham McCullough. Cheerleaders 183 Supporters ensure in athletic success With so much athletic success at the Uni- versity of Texas, it became easy to forget any- thing or anyone outside of what was seen on the field, court or track. For each athletic accom- plishment though, the behind-the-scenes con- tributions of trainers, managers and student volunteers could not be forgotten. Students teamed with faculty members to provide medical to moral support for all Texas varsity athletic programs. Spirit clubs supported the football, basketball, baseball and swim teams, just to name a few. Students volunteered to coordinate and run events ranging from the Texas Relays to tennis matches. Before the first jump, run or vault, volunteers placed the mats, hurdles and starting blocks. Trainers were always there for the athletes before, during and after injuries. And who could forget the fans. Each Longhorn victory was sweetened by the roar of the friendly crowd, always willing to express its appreciation for effort, no matter what the result. A busy non-athletic community operated within the larger athletic world. Each depended on the other, and each was an integral part of what we knew as the magic of 1988 Longhorn athletics. by John Pilati STOREKEEPER: Matchmate Connie Niemann keeps track of the score of a UT- Texas A M men ' s tennis match. MEAS- UREMENT: Senior Nanette Nix helps out officials at the Texas Relays. 184 Feature FLASHERS: Members of the crowd at the UT-TCU football game spur their Longhorns on during an offensive drive. HELPING HAND: Pole vaulter Will Reid helps set up the mats for the vaulters prior to the Texas Relays. INSPIRATION: Freshman Stacey Redford was one of the many basketball cheerleaders who got the crowd involved at the men ' s and women ' s games. Feature 185 HELPING THE NEEDY Mary Len Spencer, advertising junior, and Tavia Thoreson, accounting senior, prepare .1 package lor .t family at the Capital Area Food Bank Apr. 23. The two were participating in (he Project Outreach program. 186 Student Leadership Any time that someone is able to give to a needy organization is well-spent. Everyone involved benefits. IP ASKITORCF. If only more could be done . . . ainting the house, picking up garbage and babysitting. Those were things parents could not pay their children to do, yet April 23, over 900 University students fanned out across Austin and did those tasks and more, all in the name of Project Outreach. The idea for this school-wide volunteer day came from a small group of students who knew of people on campus who wanted to give their time but were not sure how or where. These founding students approached President Cunningham with the idea in December and received a positive response. The com- mittee members then submitted a budget proposal to the Dean of Students Office and received funding. The beginning of the spring semester found these students sending information and questionnaires to area non-profit organizations. Organization directors were asked about projects that could be completed in one day. " We received volunteer requests from almost 300 agencies, " Project Outreach intern Karen Parker, first year law student, said. " And what ' s even better is that we have almost every single position filled. " Project Outreach was modeled after similar events that had occurred at Baylor and Texas A M. " This gives our students a chance to get a taste of volunteering. They can continue with it after this day or they can participate just this once, " Parker said. " Any time that someone is able to give to a needy organization is time well-spent. Everyone involved benefits from volunteering. " The day ' s projects ranged from painting and yard work at the Austin Family Center courtesy of the Plan II Students ' Association to the Leadership Board ' s cleaning of the Littlefield Fountain and taking down old tree signs on the South Mall. Other organizations cleaned up Austin parks and greenbelts through KLBJ ' s Clean Sweep and collected and boxed food for the Capitol Area Food Bank. Liz Blevins, pre-med senior, organized the Texas Union Campus Entertainment Committee to paint the Paramount Theatre. The building had been spray-painted with graffiti and the committee spent their afternoon painting over it. Business Council members enjoyed the beautiful weather by participating in outdoor activities such as picnics and kite-flying with residents of Travis State School. " Our motivation for founding Project Outreach was to show people how easy it is to perform this work. All each project requires is a willingness to give of yourself, " committee member Paul Tobias, first year law student, said. by Bridget Metzger STUDENT LEADERSHIP EDITED BY BRIDGET METZGER Student Leadership 187 CHANGING FLICKS: Cynthia Salazar, fashion mer- chandising freshman, and Valerie Lopez, secondary ed- ucation sophomore, change the film sign in the Jester West Lobby. The JSA sponsored two free movies on weekends for all Jester residents. Jester campers pitch tents on Pedernales Hikes, fishing, cookouts and truth-or-dare make for a wild outdoors weekend loor outings in Jester Center Dormitory were not confined to the basic t-shirt dinner or " survival game. Weekend camping trips be- came the rage for a couple of floors during the year. These were organized through the Jester Student Assembly . The Outdoor Recreation floor, sixth east, spent a night in Pedernales Falls State Park, March 26. " We had such a good time. Mostly because two east went with us and we made so many good friends, " Charla Long, mechanical engineering freshman, said. On Saturday afternoon they hiked and fished and in the evening went swimming in the frigid waters of the Pedernales. While Long and three others were in the water, the rest of the happy campers sat on the bank and sang TV tunes. " But one of the best parts was playing truth or dare late that night, " Long said. One camper said she had to perform an exotic dance around the campfire and though that was embarrassing, she preferred it to telling the truth. Another who preferred to keep her secrets to herself had to desc ribe herself in 20 adjectives. " We cooked and ate and cooked and ate. We FRONT ROW: Mary Michelle Hernandez. Antoinette Garcia. Christopher DonaU Carle, Gerald Maiihew Kappa, Daniel Mendez Vasquez SECOND ROW. Jennifer Lorraine Alexander, Yvette Torres, Sharolyn Ann Serna, Eric DeMond Coy, Cheryl Ann Taylor, Byron Wayne King. Raymond Pizarro, Valerie Maria Lopez, Rebecca Lynn Joke BACK ROW: Donald William Mi(.riiuck. Donald Michael Marolf. Blake Sterling Thomas, Michelle Denise Messner, Elisabeth Anne Lange. Jonathan Paul Graf, Michael Charles Grant, Cynthia Ann Salazar, Kenneth Glenn Hamm, Troy Dean Feese. cooked an unbelievable amount of eggs for breakfast on Sunday morning, " Long said. The sixth floor planned two outings per se- mester and decided to invite the second floor to add some fresh faces to their group. Second floor resident Kirk Rodgers, natural science fresh- man, went along because, " I haven ' t been camping in awhile. We all really had a great time. " Barbeques signaled the onset of summer as the JSA sponsored a Jester-wide burger burn, April 24. " Floors usually do this on their own, " cookout coordinator Elisabeth Lange, organi- zation communications junior, said. " But this one ' s for everybody! " As the burgers sizzled on the grill, students played volleyball in the Jester courtyard or sat on the grass and talked. " It ' s a really nice way to spend a Sunday evening, " Lange said. by Bridget Metzger John Foxwutth 188 Jester Student Assembly LET ' S JAM: A Jester resident, who is also the member of a band, proposes the idea of a Jester Jam, during the JSA meeting, March 27. The Jam would be held in the Jester courtyard and would feature bands whose members live in the residence halls. SITTING ONE OUT: Lisa Saunders, chemistry freshman, and her date Alex Boffa, chemistry senior, take a break from dancing during the URHA dormwide formal, March 4. KICKING BACK: JSA members sit back and listen to individual floor budget proposals and approvals, March 27. Jester Student Assembly 189 FRONT ROW: Kathryn Christine Palamountam, Coroline Lynn Holman, Maria (mum Kinzer, Chris Ann Steven, Grace Tingcol Hu, Cecilia Marie Ramos, Stephanie Louise Scort, Michelle Ann Stinson, Kristine Munoz. SECOND ROW: Jolynn Schwing, Monique Louise Lopez, Mary Faye Lin, Courtney Virginia Smith, Nooshm Bamshad. Mary Dawn Ward. THIRD ROW: Jennifer Elizabeth Jeffus, Kelley Renee Tschirhan, Bridget Mary Young, Deanna Beverly Dewberry, Ann Marie Hr.ni.iii, Heather Ann Thomson, Sophia Tonya Alaniz, Joann Leslie Schriner. BACK ROW: Katie M. Schwarm, April Lynn January, Shirley Lynne Gwosdz, Patricia Elizabeth Petez, Lori Annerte Lejeune, Jennifer Lynn Quaife, Andrea Lynne Petkus. LISTEN CLOSELY: Katie Schwarm, liberal arts sophomore, and Ap January, drama education sophomore, pay close attention during the .1 visors meeting, Jan. 24. John Foxworth Advisors promote comradery North and South combine forces to launch dollar run = ogetherness shared through experience is E what makes Kinsolving special, " North ad- " visor Joy Chevalier, aerospace engineering sophomore, said. The Kinsolving North and South Ad- visors who represented residents were com- bined into one central government. The advisors handled the funds for programs planned by floor resident assistants. The Resident Assistants, in turn, planned study break parties, outings with Moore-Hill men, and door decorations for the holidays. " Kinsolving keeps residents informed and involved, " Kinsolving South advisor Grace Hu, bio-chemistry senior, said. The resident assistants and the advisors planned several projects for involving Kinsolv- ing residents. One of these activities, the dollar run, helped raise funds for the University Seal, a project of the Student Involvement Committee. The dollar run which had only been done in the past by Kinsolving South residents, became a joint effort during both semesters. The girls ran door-to-door through the dorm, collecting money from residents. The floor that had collected the most money at the end of the race won prizes such as cakes and other baked goodies. The money collected helped the SIC raise funds for a giant University Seal to be placed at the bottom of the south steps of the Main Building Tower. Another project, the Faculty Fellow proj- ect, helped the girls get to know faculty members better. Each hall chose a professor who offered advice on college life, and shared lunches and dinners with the residents in the Kinsolving cafeteria. Other projects planned by advisors and resident assistants were the annual Whites- tone Christmas Party .with the Moore-Hill men, a food drive for a battered women ' s shelter, a Halloween party and the Spring formal. . by Christine Heart HIT ME!: Janet Lafnear, chemical engineering sophomore, strikes it rich at the University Residence Halls Association ' s formal. Kinsolving North and South Advisors Promotions spread word for dorm-wide dance, banquet Advisors advertise formality ndrews Advisors did their part for the sjs first-ever dorm-wide formal by supervising the advertising for the dance which was (sponsored by the URHA, March 4. Signs and (balloons placed in prime locations advertised ' The Night in New Orleans. " The evening began with a banquet in the I fester Center Dining Hall and then continued to Ithe Texas Union Ballroom for a dance. The Imusic of " The Rave " drifted through the room land the theme colors black, red, silver and (white dominated the scene. Those who at- tended could choose to come either alone or Iwith a date, and wear either formal or informal Idress. Advisor Lynne Holland, communication I freshman, said she and her roommate coor- dinated their outfits with the theme colors. During the evening a trip to New Orleans was given away as a door prize. " It was fan- tastic, " Holland said. " The whole evening was a great success. The banquet and dance was very well attended and the door prize was a great incentive. We were very pleased with the out- come. " It was not all fun and games at Andrews, however. The dorm received a computer lab during the year, and also ordered an in-house copy machine so residents would not have to walk to the Union after dark to make copies. Funds for these study aids were earned through projects such as Ghostgrams which advisors sold at Halloween. Brian Adamcik FRONT ROW: Nancy Colleen Curtis, Cyndy Lynn Gryder, Flora Angelica Flores, Marie Elisa Vasquez. Cynthia Lynne Rodnguez. BACK ROW: Kristy Carol Cordes, Lynne Michelle Holland, Deborah Sue Walter, Diana Marie Martinez. Maria Elena Becerra. Ghostgrams were glass tumblers enscribed with the recipient ' s name, filled with candy and delivered to the recipient. " It was really a lot of fun to deliver the Ghostgrams, " Holland said. " It really got me in the spirit of the holiday. " In addition to these events, Andrews advisors supervised the entertainment for the Surprise Your Roommate (SYR) party, participated in flashcards at football games and joined with Prather Hall for V alPal activities. According to Holland, student involvement was very good and enthusiasm quite high dur- ing the year. by Yvette Adams Robert Kirkham COME BY MY ROOM: Advisor Debbie Walter, com- munication freshman, leaves a message for a friend in Andrews, April 1 1 . The advisors made residents ' doortags each month and chose pigs for April. Andrews Advisors 191 I EVENING IN CAMELOT: Couples attending the Surprise Your Roommate Party gather in the Blanton lobby under the watchful eye of King Art Students plan Bevo ' s Bash with Texas styl | Blanton Advisors help dorm residents get acquainted with Residence Hall li , sSS ith so many under one roof, the Blanton ss5 Advisors faced the challenge of making coexistence enjoyable and comfortable. They began the year by sponsoring Bevo ' s Bash, a new dorm event. On the evening before UT ' s first home football game, more than 25 enthusiastic residents of Blanton got together and learned to cheer for Texas. The words to the " Eyes of Texas " and the " Texas Fight Song " were held in front of the group. The Advisors went through the songs singing them for the students. The next time around everyone joined in the singing until they FRONT ROW: Courtney Elizabeth Jones. Tina Mane Ledergeber, Linda Marie Biiiono, Kachryn Elizabeth Renner. Aileen Rachelle Goldman, Misty Henry. SECOND ROW: Ada Natalie Smith, Jennifer Bookhatt Patterson, Anita Bcnavides, Francis Preston Brady. Diana Marie Colunga, Marelina Gonzalez. BACK ROW: Kelley Lashaun Davis. Sara Lynne Walker, Nanty Yvonne Barrimtos. all knew the words. " Bevo ' s Bash was held mainly for freshman, but anyone could come. It went over just great, " Blanton Advisory president Aileen Goldman, liberal arts sophomore, said. To promote interaction within Blanton and with the men ' s dorms the Advisors held ad- ditional activities including Sunday dinners, t- shirt exchanges, Halloween boo buddies and SYR (Surprise Your Roommate Party). According to Goldman, time constraints w | a major problem. " Everyone has a busy ademic schedule, but we all manage to wcl together and compromise a little of ourseh I and our time, " she said. by Yvette Adams BM ... M 192 Blame. Ailvisurs = -= " -= i tea - John Foxworth FRONT ROW: Jennifer Louise Carricarte, Lisa Ann Marshall, Liza Graciela Lowe. Jennifer Lee Hobbs, Stephanie Dynette Greer. SECOND ROW: Anita Faith Ritchie, Julie Ann Frederiksen, Tania Marita Abikhaled, Kim Anne lLooney, Teri Ann Pinney- BACK ROW: Caryn Elaine Teach, Lori Lynn Cavenee, Candace Lynn Samus, Jennifer Lyn Kennerson, Ana Laura Vichareli. TAPPING IN: Newly elected 1988-89 Carothers advisor I Patricia Bauer, mathematics sophomore, receives a carnation land a hug from spring advisory president Liza Lowe, |: economics junior, March 27, at the Tap-In banquet. MAK- IING A CHOICE: Jennifer Brown, psychology freshman, land Gail Gilbert, mathematics sophomore, choose items I from the Tap-In dinner buffet. Allen Brook Advisors treat Austin kids Carothers ' Halloween event thrills local children s s pooks and spirits haunted the dorm halls when the Carothers Advisors created an " eerie and exciting Halloween treat that some Austin kids would never forget. Children of the residence hall ' s staff and of residents of the Austin Women ' s Shelter were the guests for the ghostly evening. Parading through the halls trick-or-treating, they went by different rooms to collect candy and surprises and then were led through a haunted house. " It was a lot of fun for us and I think the kids really enjoyed it, " fall advisory president Terri Pinney, government sophomore, said. The evening event was a tradition for Carothers residents and, the advisors said, ben- efited everyone who was involved. The advisors ' goal was making the dorm a home-away-from-home for residents. Through social events and community activities, the ad- visors provided a friendly atmosphere in the dorm. " We make tags for everyone ' s door each month, have movie nights and roommate ap- preciation parties, " Pinney said. " We try to establish a community atmosphere here for the residents. " Carothers advisors stood out from other women ' s residence hall advisories in their manner of electing their advisors. Each floor had a senior advisor who had been chosen the pre- vious spring while two additional advisors were elected in the fall. According to Pinney, most dorms held their elections in the spring. By utilizing the two- semester system at Carothers, new residents be- came involved and the amount of newly elected advisors who dropped out during the summer was reduced. " We ' re the only residence hall that does it this way and I think it works better, " Pinney said. " The other dorms will probably be chang- ing to our method sometime in the near future. That ' s just one of the things that sets Carothers apart from the rest. " by Bridget Metzger Carothers Advisors 193 Littlefield customs set dormitory apart from rest Advisors maintain tradition 5 ich in tradition, the Littlefield dorm housed Stf many customs which the Littlefield Ad- visors upheld in distinguishing their dorm from all the others. Littlefield dormitory was built because Major George W. Littlefield wanted every first-year student to live on campus for protection and camaraderie. A strong financial supporter of the University of Texas, he designated the land for the dorm and dedicated it to the " Freshmen Class of Young Women " in memory of his wife, Alice Tiller Littlefield. Seven sophomore advisors who had previ- ously lived in Littlefield Dormitory during their freshman years, were inducted, Feb. 25, 1988, after a celebration for Major Littlefield ' s birth- day. These advisors provided a homey atmo- sphere and entertaining activities to help stu- dents in the all-freshmen dorm adapt to their new environment and lifestyle. Rumors of Littlefield hauntings echoed through the dorm halls, Oct. 31. On Hal- loween, Littlefield women gathered in the dorm living room where ghost stories were told to begin an eerie evening. Jeff Holl A PRIVATE MOMENT: Leslie Nelson, com- munications freshman, and date Duane Miller have a great time at the WRH " Surprise Your Room- mate Party, " Nov. 21. Another more pleasant tradition was the " Surprise Your Roommate " semi-formal with other girls living in the quad of dorms. This event called for roommates to find dates for each other and included dancing and casino games. " The girls get excited because they get to meet people for their roommates and them- selves. It ' s a lot of fun to be able to set your roommate up with someone, " Advisory Vice President Carol Sufcazage, biology-pre-med sophomore, said. Throughout the year, the Littlefield women kept busy with projects including the Christmas party for the school for the deaf, a luau with Roberts Dormitory, secret pals, study buddies and peer counselors. " Littlefield is the friendliest dorm and the college bond is built here, " Ad- visory President Marci Sulak, psychology soph- omore, said. by Christine Heart PUTTING IT ON PAPER: Advisor Jean Paicurich, bi ology sophomore, paints for a dorm event. FRONT ROW: Susan Mane Cutney. Bertha Manssa Lozano, Marti Dawn Sulak, Nadmt M. Nieiu, Leslie Mane Nelson. Courtney Anne Brown, Andre ROW: Melmda Dawn Jolly, Jean Elise Paicunch, Margaret Magavern Wrazel. Maura Patricia Murphy. Mary Julia Scrivner, Carol Ann Sustavage. 194 Litlleficld Advisors ' FRONT ROW: Albert Galvan, Clifton Earl Turner, Da- vid Tudd Stevens, Joseph Guenther Boycr, W. J. Scott, Richard Al.m Healey Jr., Jimmy Lee McKee, Billy Dean Bacon Jr. SECOND ROW: Richard Can Guess, David Dison Miller, HerveJ, LeBoeuf Jr., Brian Heath Pegram, Kenneth Ray Macune, William David Dodge. Ryan Mi- chael Hill, Troy Raynard Jefferson, Anthony Eugene Humphrey. Archibald William Houser. HIGH FIVES: Roland Staton, physics freshman, congratulates Hiren Patel, com- puter science freshman, on a successful game during the Moore-Hill basketball tourna- ment in Gregory Gym, March 27. The dorm-wide, day-long event was sponsored by the Moore-Hill dorm government. 1948 i i Hall Council battles image Floor reps seek to build dorm morale and make UT fun f hrough such efforts as burger burns, bas- : ketball tournaments, and an information " campaign, the Moore-Hill Hall Council maintained its objective to help the students get to know each other and the school better. In the past few years residents did not know what the dorm council did or thought they did nothing at all. " We are trying to change our image so that the students realize we are here not only to help out with morale, but also to voice opinions and problems about Moore- Hill, " hall representative Joe Boyer, liberal arts sophomore, said. Movie Night, which occurred every Tuesday, was the most popular event sponsored by the council. Directing dorm basketball and football tournaments was also a means for the council to help students and improve their image among fellow dormitory residents. Parties were thrown periodically and encom- passed everything from a back-to-school party to a Halloween casual to Sunday afternoon bur- ger burns. " The last burger burn was great! I went and the hamburgers were totally scrump- tious, " Phillip Mallory, pre-med freshman, said. Moore-Hill council members were also in- strumental at the Resident Hall Association Formal, as they set up casino tables and acted as dealers at the event. Along with parties and recreational activities, Moore-Hill embarked upon a year-round in- formation campaign. Speakers came to the dorm and discussed problems with the students about everything from contraception to smoking to stress. Posters found in the halls reiterated facts about these same matters. To pay for all these services, students were charged a one dollar fee upon registering with Student Housing. Dorm council also earned money by ushering at the Erwin Center and sponsoring a spring aluminum cap drive. by John Metzger I HOOPIN ' IT: Joe Boyer, liberal arts sophomore, prepares to pass the ball during the basketball tourney. Moore-Hill Hall Council- I Resident Assistants in world ' s largest co-ed dorm make University life easn Many students call them ' Cruise Directors i ome called them Jester Vice. To others j-s they were known as cruise directors, sex " therapists, career counselors and personal confidantes. The Jester Resident Assistants became these and a whole lot more. Balancing student individuality and dormitory unity, RAs strove to create a home-away-from-home. Carl W. Deo, RTF-American Studies junior, was an RA for two years. " Jester RAs have a greater sense for individuality yet understand the need for a family community on their floor. " This unity was promoted through social events such as the Beach Blanket Bingo Party that Deo and his residents sponsored, which featured a Burger Burn and a giant Bingo raffle. Along with progam planning, much of an RAs time was spent on a one-to-one basis. Many hours were devoted to counseling residents with personal and academic problems as well as fill- ing out contact sheets and goal-setting forms. Deo said one of his hardest tasks as an RA was to try and change the Jester image. " Jester can be one of the best or worst places to live. It all depends of what you make of it. " To prepare for the fall, students cut their summers short in mid-August to attend the annual fall workshop. At the week-long event, RAs attended seminars and programs that in- SOUNDS LIKE: During a game of charades with other Jester RAs, Eric Gould, psychology senior, conveys " scary. " eluded counseling skills and academic planning. The highlight of the week was a banquet and casino night held in Jester. The RAs started off the fall semester with Welcome Week activities including a Jester- wide tubing trip down the Guadalupe River in New Braunfels. Throughout the year, RAs of- fered numerous programs ranging from study skills and time management to a Methods Contraception workshop. Despite all their roles, Jester RAs continut to make the world ' s largest coed dorm lii home. by Randy Adams JESTER EAST FRONT ROW: Barbara J Szalay, Dawna Wilson. Michael Amhony Brown, John Donovan Hargett, Alfonso Hynes Ornelas. SECOND ROW: Micki Letitia Barber. John A Kopfer Jr . Karhryn McKenna Flagg. Katy Beth Hall, Todd Allen Mint .-. David Wayne Ray BACK ROW: Rebecca Ann Harris, Amy Brennan Barker, Carl Wade Deo, Randall Spencer Pincu, Greg Paul Schmidt, Babak Nemeti, Carlos Aranda. Tom Stevens JESTER WEST FRONT ROW: Kristen Louise Landry. Pavani Munni Chal- lapalli, Harvey Keith Spivey, Lisa Marie Sheppard. Stephanie Lynn Mattes. SECOND ROW: Jean-Marc Gomez Mira, Rebecca Lynne Snider, Andrea Marie Tamas, Vicki Lynn Ebner, Petula P Palmer, Laura Ann Pacha. BACK ROW: Kris Lynn Renner, Roger Musashi Aradi, Kevin Brooks Berrstecher, Randle Glen Havens. Matthew Brian Rodda. Alec M Makdessian, Richard Joseph Cinclair. Greg Paul Stewart Jester Resident Assistants John McConmoj tEADING THEIR LINES: A Jester RA looks down on ibbons uf computer paper during skit rehearsal, April 13. fhc RA Council was preparing for the Southwest As- ociation of " Resident Assistants annual conference. Committee system provides vehicle for development Council polishes RA skills s stated in its constitution, the purpose of =E the Resident Assistants ' Council was " to serve as a representative forum for the personal and professional development of the Resident Assistant. " According to Julia Kanellos, finance junior, the Council in its second year served its purpose well. " A system of committees is set up for all aspects of the job, to make jobs better, to improve working conditions, " Kanellos said. The Council was divided into eight com- mittees: banquet awards and recognition, res- ident assistant selection, professional develop- ment, policies and procedure, newsletter, social, campus community service and fundraising. The RA selection committee chose the new resident assistants for the following year to re- place outgoing staff. The banquet awards and recognition committee recognized the outstand- ing work of fellow RAs at a dinner, May 17. The policies and procedures committee improv- ed the working conditions affecting the ef- ficiency of resident assistants. One of the most important committees on the Council was the professional development committee. Because of their efforts, RAs were able to plan their own workshops, a function formerly held by the Division of Housing and Food Service. The campus-community service committee supplied volunteer workers for the Special Olympics, and finally, the fundraising com- mittee sponsored a stadium cleanup and a Tex- an cleanup for funds to send staff members to the Southwest Association of Resident Assis- tants, SWARA. Kanellos said she " would like to see the Council continue to grow and be a positive influence for resident assistants. " I by John Edwards I Laura Darby FRONT ROW: Eric Ian Gould, Kimberly Ann Warren, Dunya Melak Mosaway, Camillia M. J. Hsu, Alet M. Makdessian. SECOND ROW: Kris Lynn Renncr, Rira Marie Loden. Nancy Ann Saldana. Julia Kanellos, Linda Gayle Manning. THIRD ROW: Karhryn McKenna Flagg. Shannon Scaten, Kimberly Ann Holbert. Vicki Lynn Ebner. Mary Morgan McReynolds FOURTH ROW: Jean-Marc Gomez Mira, Malt Alan Locke, Paul Francis Molanphy, John S. Undwermeyer, Greg Paul Schmidt. FIFTH ROW: Joel Nabil Stelling. Arnoldo Monremayor, Don Ray Jarred, Andre Mounir Stelling, Michael S Gebetsberger. Tom Yuren BACK ROW: Douglas Alexander Linron, Jon Stephen Mann, David Travis Gallagher, David Lee Griffirh, Archibald WiUiam Houser, Ark Norman Hooverson, Charles George Eberhan. -1UMBS DOWN: During skit rehearsal, Rusty Johnson, management senior, indicates his disapproval of ne of Moore-Hill Head Resident Scott Hern ' s ideas. Resident Assistants ' Council 197 Women serve as a clearinghouse for residence hall and University information Resident Assistants always know the answei s-s ne of the big things that we find at the = 1 beginning of the school year is that res- idents want to know about their new roommates and more about the University, " Nancee Lottman, coordinator for the Women ' s Residence Halls, said. The WRH, one of three branches in the Division of Housing and Food Services, su- pervised five residence halls Kinsolving, Lit- tlefield, Carothers, Andrews and Blanton. Involved in many activities, WRH helped residents whether they were incoming freshmen or outgoing seniors acclimate to the University. " We invited faculty to our pre-registration fair which we held at the beginning of the fall semester. The faculty helped by answering ques- tions about classes and even suggested classes to take, " Lottman said. " We also had the Ombudsman ' s office talk with graduating seniors who are moving out to an apartment for the first time by showing them how to read a lease and what other things they might expect when they go out on their own, " CHECKING IT OUT: Ombudsman David Cook speaks to Kinsolving residents about signing a lease. PAPER- WORK, PAPERWORK: Littlefield RAs Cara Niles and Jennifer Alexander fill out forms. Lottman said. Springtime saw a break from tradition as WRH, along with the Men ' s Residence Halls and Jester, held a spring formal. " In the past, each hall has planned their own formal so this was really different. It turned out very suc- cessful, especially for our first year, " Lottman said. " We ' re hoping that this will become an annual event. " Along with social activities, the Women ' s Residence Halls offered a wide range of ed- ucational services for its residents. " Studies have shown that grades are high and the drop-out rate is lower when people in residence halls, " Lottman said. " It helps when you ' re right in the middle cjj the college atmosphere where they have access t the many activities plus the libraries, " Lottma i said. by Jeff Dei trick Dorms ce Gary Kanadjian FRONT ROW: Linda Ann Mannas. Melak Dunya Mosawy, Andrea Elizabeth Brun. Kimberly Susan Sterling, Gwynnerh Jeane Nolan. Holly Kay Craig. Jennifer Lee Hobbs. SECOND ROW: Julia KaneUos. Ina Jean Garner. Natalie Ruth Wilton. Winifred Theresa Rullo, Dawn Mane Ely. Kristi Lynn Boylan. Kimberly Ann Warren. Mary Morgan McReynolds, Dorothy H Davis. Shelia Deneice Sutton THIRD ROW: Bethany Layne Bailey. Barbara Ann Hauck, dmillia M.J. Hsu. Cara Lynn Niles, Ana Isabel Ramos, Jennifer Kertell Alexander, Kimberly Ann Holbert. BACK ROW: Kimberly Ann Thomas, Laurie Ann McRay, Nancee J. Lottman, Rita Marie Ixxlen. Peggy Jean McEntee, Kamy Rae Kemp, Terilyn Frances Monday. ' 98 Women ' s Residence Halls IN Dorms celebrate ' A Night in New Orleans ' Association combines dorm formats into one evening at the Texas Union Ballroom Michael Stravato s-s ne of the biggest dorm-wide events spon- = = sored by the University Residence Hall Association, A Night In New Orleans, gave dorm residents one huge semi-formal in- stead of the several smaller ones sponsored by each dorm. The semi-formal was the Asso- ciation ' s most ambitious program to date as over 5000 students were invited. " By com- bining the semi-formals, we hoped to increase turnout and decrease the expense of these par- ties, " Diana Martinez, business junior, said. The Association was an umbrella organization that provided a vehicle for dorm leaders to get to know one another and plan activities among the dorms. Next year however, the Association will be an integral part of dorm life in a new way. Representatives of both the men ' s and women ' s dorm governments relinquished con- trol of dorm funds to the URHA in a move by the Student Housing Division to provide more muscle to the Association ' s efforts. " This new policy requires dorm governments to go to the URHA with their budgets for approval, and provides the organization with an additional source of income from the surplus funds dorms usually carry over to their fall budgets, " David Stevens, drama sophomore, said. The Association also tried to assume a more dominant role in dorm policy through attempts to change some dorm regulations such as vis- iting hours. " The changes we wanted take too long to implement unless they ' re backed by Housing, " Stevens, whose efforts died in com- mittee, said, " but the new influx of capital and influence may change all that. " " The Association will be better able to plan events and programs for the residents with the new budget requirements, " Martinez said. by John Edwards DANCING THE N IGHT AWAY: Dorm residents and their dates enjoy each other ' s company and the music during ' A Night in New Orleans, ' March 4. SITTING ONE OUT: A couple relaxes during a break from the music at the URHA dorm-wide formal in the Texas Union Ballroom. FRONT ROW: Pamela Garza, Greg Allen Goldberg, Suzanne Michele Thom- as. David Todd Stevens BACK ROW: Jeffrey Madison Kreger, Diana Maria Martinez. Michael Stravato University Residence Halls Association 199 Best kept secret in student housing offers sense of responsibility, friends House managers ' keep an eye on the place ' s= hey are known as the best kept secret in the E Division of Housing and Food. According " to Rhonda Dupras, advertising junior, it ' s described as " a place just like home. " " They " are the University ' s Women ' s Co-op houses across from Kinsolving. The 12 houses, six of which are newer and more modern, have a maximum of 20 girls living in each house. Each house is headed by an elected student who lived there the previous semester and is known as the house manager. The house manager ' s duties included col- lecting rent checks, paying bills and monitoring the budget, holding various types of meetings, picking new applicants and serving as liaisons. In exchange for these services, the house man- agers were allowed to live rent-free for their term of office. " Living in the co-ops is better because it allows the girls to be completely responsible for themselves, " Beth Marinucci, government jun- ior, said. POUR ON THE FLAVOR: Teresa Kammer, pre- business junior, and Kate Swint, pre-business sophomore, prepare brisket for dinner in Almetris Co-op, April 6. ASKING AROUND: Andrew Hall, communication fresh- man, looks into the possibility of the new men ' s co-op opening in the summer. The residents were allowed to come and go as they pleased, yet asked to sign up for various house cleaning duties. " It ' s just like living at home. We use the kitchen whenever we want but the only difference is you get to know 20 different girls very well, " Nora Cano, business freshman, said. Living in the co-ops was similar to living at home. One of the co-ops, Century, hosted a Thanksgiving dinner as the girls took shifts cooking for their friends and boyfriends. Other co-ops sponsored various social and holiday par- ties and gatherings. During the 1988 summer, one of the co-op; was converted to an all-male house. If successful the housing plan would continue through the ' next long session. " It will help the guys to understand tht difficulties that occur in managing a house, ' Teresa Kammer, business administration junior said. , by Christine Heart Robert Kirkharr John Foxworth FRONT ROW: Robynn Lee Tomlins, Natalie Robenon, Jill Suzanne Kivikko. Tonjua Marie Coleman, Su Hong. BACK ROW: Catherine Elaine Gonzales, Melanie Kay Rankin, Cynthia Ann Martinez. Chiou-guey Liaw. Pamela Sue Kraemer. Women ' s Co-ops Dorm athletes battle it out in quest of fame, prizes Games pit floor vs. floor 5= eeping in tune with the Olympic theme of Ss 1988, the Castilian RAs sponsored their " " first-ever dorm Olympics, coinciding with the Calgary winter games in February. The event pitted competitors against other athletes in activities such as water basketball, pool, ping pong and arm wrestling. Stakes were high as the gold medal floor, 19, won a steak dinner, the silver medal floor, 16, received a pizza party, and the bronze medal floor, 13, garnered an ice cream party. Head RA Julian Evans, RTF senior, said, " The Olympics were a real success. It helped people meet others on different floors and to get to know the people on their own floors better. " These activities helped RAs recruit participants for intramural sports as well. Stakes ran even higher at the year ' s big social event, Casino Night, in the dormitory cafeteria, March 4. Play money was used for gambling at SHAK1N " : Heather Pruitt, communication sophomore, and het date dance at the " Pre-Super Bowl Party. " the different tables which included craps, rou- lette and blackjack. Also featured were a car- icaturist and a handwriting analyst. At the end of the evening contestants bought raffle tickets with their winnings. The holder of the lucky ticket, Greg Sparks, business soph- omore, won an all-expense paid trip for two to Acapulco. Not only did the RAs provide an active social calendar for residents, but they also aided stu- dents in school work. Four nights a week, Castilian tutors were available for those who needed help in philosophy, math, English, chemistry and economics. Tutoring was free of charge and occured in the study room on the 1 1th floor. Castilian RAs stayed busy by providing for students athletically, socially and academically. From the dorm Olympics to the tutoring ser- vice, they sponsored something for every res- ident. by John Metzger Peter Rene FRONT ROW: Kent W. Dunn. Cindy Theresa Comeaux, Stephanie Lanza. Thomas H. C jntirld. Brett Richardson Whitmire, Crystal Kathleen Phiicos. BACK ROW: Michael John Barnes. Richard Todd Davis, J. Philip McCormick, John Robert Rickert. Reid Ward Amswonh, Raphael Isaiah Bemporad, Julian Evans. JUST SAY CHEESE: Castilian RAs mug for the camera during their " Pre-Super Bowl " party held in the cafeteria, Jan. 29. Castilian Resident Assistants 201 Orientation Advisors dispel fears for freshmen It ' s not your ordinary job Ithough the objective of the orientation = S program was to introduce incoming fresh- " " men to their new environment, the Ori- entation Advisors themselves benefited from the experience too. It was " something different, not your typical summer job, " Mary Stoops, speech communication junior, said. In the nine-week, eight-session program, the OAs attempted to leave enrolling freshmen with a positive, but realistic impression of their next four years. The program stressed that at a uni- versity this size there is a lot to offer. " We wanted to give them a place at the University, " Stoops said. The future students were not the only ones who needed a little reassurance. Often the orientee ' s parents asked more questions and had the greatest fears. The parents who wanted to stay attended a reception and were introduced to representatives from the student health center, financial aid office and each of the different colleges. The OA ' s discovered more about themselves and the University in the process of helping out the orientees. They learned to adapt, to handle spur of the moment decisions and to deal with different types of people. According to Stoops the friendships were the biggest gain. The OAs spent three days a week with their Orientees and had the next four days for them- selves when they would take road trips to Padre Island or New Orleans. There was one part of the job that the ad- visors didn ' t like moving. After each session advisors had to move to a different room in Jester. According to the OAs, they felt a sense of accomplishment in helping others benefit from their experiences at UT. Referring to the orientees, one permanent staff member said that " what you say is gold to them, they really listen to you. " Stoops recommended applying for the job. She said, " What you put in is what you get out for both orientees and OAs. " by Albert Ramirez LEADING THE TUNE: Jonathon Seckler, Pctar Turci- novic and Mary Stoops lead a group of Orientees in " Texas Fight. " tyni tvv.; : fflgwonoW ! 1C : ; FRONT ROW: Jessica Ruih Allen, Sonja Michele Franklin. Patricia Ann Ban-era. Jeff O ' Bannon Culp. Tracy Michelle Garrison, August C. Famsworth, Kimbcrly Fran Sturm, Laura Ann Munoz, Brenda Harris Burt, Christupher George Bryan. Cynthia Anne Havelka, Elizabeth Lynn Bergman, Betty Verunica Walsh, Eric Tracy Moore, David Wayne Ray, Jonathan Daniel Seckler. Cynthia J. Cantu SECOND ROW: Jim Dec Amorin, Ronald Roger Frigault. Ruben Reyes, Diane Mane Christy. David Paul Bailey, Carla Nichelle Thomas. Lois Ann Poc. Helen Rae Thumann, Pamela Denise Foster, Selina V.i|.v. Denise Davis THIRD ROW: Amy Brennan Barker. Jennifer Elizabeth Belk. Jessica Lea Varnado, Rowena Manalotu Sioio, Chern Leigh Allen, Kevin Reidy, James Edward Dodsun, Tina Mane LeBlanc, Jean-Marc Gomez Mira, Courtesy of Student Services Kris Lynn Renner, Bradley James Wilson, Jaime Vela FOURTH ROW: Kirk E. Teal, Anna Mane Aldalve. Leslie Young Laura Dianne Sanderson, Leslie Kay Grove, Petar Turcinovic. Reuben Wencis Tovar, Oleta Lorraine Lane, Traty [)i.inn Kagan, Marian R. Neevel, Kristen Louise Landry. Sophia Tonya Alamz FIFTH ROW: Mary Anona Stoops, Heidi Lynm Silber, Curtis Wade Bludworth. Todd Arron Clark, Francisco J. Guajardo, John Anthony Alverez, Steve Zachary Powell. Samamha A. Eyskens, Torrey Ann Keithley. David Onllo. Alan Thomas Walker BACK ROW: Ned Darrel Stolzberg, Rene Patrice Chandler, Kimberly Rose Kossie, Annie Rosie Carter, Eric George Schroeder. Mark Robert Agnew. 202 Orientation Advisors ;: FRONT ROW: Mark Vincent Qucralt, Robert James Garrey. David Antonio Pert . Diana Frances Duminguez, August Christine Farnsworth, Stacy Dean Beall. i Jarm-s Frederick Nujr, Julie Anne Newport SECOND ROW: James Bradley Kimball, Jason Victor Miller, Allen Lane league, Bryan Joseph Albrachr, Brian Alan Pitman. Terry Wayne Weaver. Nick Evan Sarantakes, James Donald Mays. BACK ROW: Jodie Louanne Rosell, Michelle Louise Weber. Michelle Marie Gray, :lmila Fern Willis. THE EYES OF TEXAS: Spirited UT fans turn out for the rally on the Main Mall after the Torchlight Parade October 7. Laura Darby Student board restores the ties that bind University spirit and traditions revival brings campus closer together Si eviving old University traditions and start- s ' ing new ones keyed the work of the Spirit and Traditions Board. Founded in the fall of 1986, Board members brought back lost traditions to boost Longhorn spirit. " Everyone has UT in common, so we try to bring campus closer together, " Board President Jim Nicar, natural sciences senior, said. " A lot of our traditions were lost in the 1960s, " he said. " Student attitudes were di- rected towards rebelling against the ' establishment ' and traditions fell under the establishment. " One of the most popular events returning to campus was the Texas Hex rally. Hundreds of students carrying candles gathered at 11:45 p.m. on the South Mall, November 24, for a pep rally to " hex " the Texas A M Aggies. The ceremony orignallly began in 1941 when a for- tune teller told a group of students that by hexing the Aggies with this rally, A M ' s win- ning record in that series would end. Sure enough, Texas won that game. Reinstituted this year was the Torchlight Parade. On the Wednesday night before the Texas-OU game a group of torchbearers led students from 26th Street and Whitis, along the Drag, down 2 1st Street and then up to the steps of the South Mall. Once there, the cheerleaders led a pep rally. In November, when the Longhorns ' chances of going to the Cotton Bowl began to brighten, Board members began a new tradition. They HOOK ' EM!: Football cheerleaders lead Longhorn revelers in the Texas Fight song on the South mall after the Torchlight Parade. The pre-OU event was revived by the Spirit and Traditions Board. wrapped many of the trees around campus with bright orange ribbon. " We wanted people to show a lot more enthusiasm at the games and to start ' thinking cotton ' , " Board member Nick Sarantakes, history junior, said. They also sponsored rallies for football and special basketball and swimming events. " To find many of the lost traditions, " Nicar said, " we use a couple of different methods like reading old Cactus yearbooks and files at the Barker Texas History Center. Also, University historian Dr. Margaret Berry wrote a book a couple of years ago that has many of the dif- ferent events in it. " Students, faculty, staff and administrators were very receptive to the Board ' s work. " We had a lot of people turn out for our events last year, " Board member Melinda Willis, adver- tising graduate student, said. " But this year even more people knew we existed, so turnout was even better. " by Bridget Metzger Laura Darby Spirit and Traditions Board 203 EXECUTIVE BOARD FRONT ROW Shan Meadows, Gregg Adam Kammsky, Julie Anne Newport, Teresa Weidler, Angela Huang Yer. SECOND ROW: Dean Eric Carter. Dana Leigh Bedichek, Deborah Ann Flaherty, Munka Ruth Neumann, Grate Karen Gunsberg, Mark Charles Chassay. BACK ROW: Christine Ann Schaulat. Hugh Loyce Strange, Joseph Nathaniel Chorley, James Frederick Nicar, Thomas Hale Canfield Jr. TEA SIPS: Orange Jackets Stacy Patterson, Caroline Chang, Susan Bryson and Tracy Rubin serve tea to the students, faculty and staff attending March 2 celebrations on the Main Mall. r.l SIC expands membership, purpose, interest Memorial Stadium hosts formation of giant longhorn designed to boost spirit xpansion was the year-long mission for the Ex-Students ' Association ' s Student In- " volvement Committee. One of the biggest events of the year for SIC was Texas Independence Day, March 2. In addition to sponsoring the traditional Main Mall fair, the SIC March 2 Committee organized the formation of a giant longhorn on the evening of March 1 . It was formed on the football field by various committee members and stretched for 40 yards. " We thought we would do anything to pro- mote awareness about Texas Independence Day, " Chairman Dean Carter, speech senior, said. " Our main concentration was getting other groups to celebrate Texas Independence. " The Presidents Board, an off-shoot of SIC, was made up of the presidents of various cam- pus organizations. The presidents met regularly with President William Cunningham to discuss campus issues. " Presidents Board has become a good arena for the presidents of groups and a sounding board for President Cunningham, " Carter said. The Washington Internships Program Com- mittee, another SIC group, promoted intern- ships for interested students. The committee expanded its program to cover internships in Austin as well as Washington, D.C. " We ' ve really increased publicity and aware- ness on campus, " committee chairwoman Christine Schaulat, business honors sophomore, said. " We ' ve increased the number of oppor- tunities. " The committee also worked on setting up activities in Washington for UT interns, cre- ating a " Life in DC " pamphlet and establishing a Student Intern Scholarship, which would help fund expenses in Washington. by Nick Saratakes Michael Srravatu PRESIDENTS BOARD: FRONT ROW: Michelle Yvonne Anderson, Shdlie Dawn Hoffman. Christina Ann Melton, Tara Lynn Bernhard. SECOND ROW: Randi Karen Shade, Molly Gray Durwcombe, Michael Lee Cohen, Dean Eric Carter, Steve Frank Barrett. BACK ROW: Mark Charles Chassay, Lawrence David Smith, Mark Andrew Bate, Christopher Clay Bragg. Student Involvement Committee = = i=ii=== i i ==!= = = = == : Cactus Yearbook capitalizes on University experience Uniquely discovering Texas e, interesU jliikei s= his year was a kind of Renaissance for both E the Cactus Yearbook and for the Uni- " versity. We were getting over 1 hard times, namely the budget cuts, " Jerry Thompson, yearbook supervisor, said. " To help us overcome those problems, we tried to find out what was unique about Texas, both the University and the state. " On each page and in every section, from Features to Organizations, staffers tried to dis- cover what made students ' experiences unique this year. " " We began by focusing first on the students themselves, then moved up to the University as a whole, Austin and then to the major cities in Texas: Houston, San Antonio and Dallas, " Steve Engler, advertising senior and yearbook editor, said. " The Cactus was very successful this year in recruiting staff members, " Engler said. " The largest number of students in ten years 28 applied for the 15 available editorial positions. We had a larger pool of applicants to choose from so we ended up with a very qualified USER FRIENDLY: Lisa Moyers, marketing sophomore, practices her TypeVision programming skills in the Cactus office. editorial staff. " In September over 85 students were selected to staff the various sections. Due to its greater capability, the large staff eased the workload for the section editors and ensured a higher quality book. Several different colleges were represented on staff, including liberal arts, business and natural sciences. " When recruiting staffers, we didn ' t target just communications students. We invited other members of the various schools because it ' s the University ' s book, " Engler said. Lisa Moyers, marketing sophomore, said working on the Cactus was a new and interesting experience for her. " Yearbook is something I haven ' t done before, something new to learn. I cover organizations that I ' m interested in like many of the business groups. Organization page sales increased as well. By contacting every student club registered with the Student Activities Office, many groups that had not been represented before bought pages. The importance of teamwork and the ne- cessity of increasing the number of staffers and page sales were among the items presented at the annual editorial workshop held the first weekend of September at the University-owned Winedale Historical Center near Round Top. Gary Kanadjian Mary O. Felps, Jerry R Thompson, Amy Jeanne Kysela. Karen Sue Siarns. Daniel Scephen Engler. Cactus Yearbook 205 . . . The Texas experience " It (the setting) made us more comfortable with each other and it put us in the right frame of mind to face the year, " Tracy Peeters, Plan II sophomore and yearbook copy editor, said. Outside activities including intramural sports, a staff picnic and section editor scavenger hunts gave all members of the staff a chance to break away from the stress of spending many hours in the office. Taylor Publishing Company enabled the staff to make an important change during the year in the way that copy was processed. Eight com- puters, provided by Taylor, used the TypeVi- sion program which was designed specifically for yearbook copy production. Thompson said the computers provided a different and more effective way of producing pages. " The program made it possible to trans- mit to Taylor, by disk, instead of on paper, as before, all characters for each page. This lessened the possibility of human error which was so important because we strived for accuracy in every aspect of the book. " " With a larger staff and more effective copy processing, the Cactus Yearbook improved ef- ficiency while covering campus activities. by Bridget Metzger COUNTERCLOCKWISE: Christina Jackson McCord, Brid- get Louise Mctzger, Donita Lynn Robinson, Jennifer Ann Ste- phens, John Fredrick Pilati, Amanda Kane Youngblood, Jen- nifer Lynn Quaife, Lisa Rene Breed, Sonia Renea White, Christine Anne Noyd, Tracy Pauline Peeters, Zuriel Oswaldo Locra. TAKING A BREAK: Steve Engler, adver- tising senior, and Donita Robinson, psychology sophomore, smile for the camera during half- time of the staff football game. PUTTING ON THE PRESSURE: Jennifer Stephens, Amer- ican studies junior, attempts to get a pass off before being caught by Chrissi " Clutch " Noyd, accounting junior, at the fall picnic. John Foxworth 206 Cactus Yearbook ROW: Larry Martin Rowe, Laura Jean Hernandez, Katherme Lynn Wonj. Ruth Hanna Blumenthal, Glenda Robertson. Joyce llene Inman, Deborah Hua-Eun Chung. Arpana Sarhe, Erika Cheryl Mulier, Marion Mane Keiih. ND ROW: Randy Lynn Adams, Yvctte Pauline Adams, Nurma Lee Martinez. Maria Elena Davila. ReShonda ' Sha Tatc, Choi Yue Vittotia Wou. Nadine Lois Johnson, Deborah Victoria Wolamejus, Laurel Jill Grabois. Theresa Framing, Beverly Ann Mullms. THIRD ROW: Christine Maria Heart. Pamela Lanette Vatnadoe. Patticia A Pefez, Cara Jean Cooper. Robin Mario Mayhall. Stephanie Rae Solomon. Lori Ui Seto, William Henry Boycc III. Christina Elizabcrh Dacey. Lisa Ann Moyers BACK ROW: Michael Claude Trust. Kris Lee Cremvelge, Michael Richard Grabois. Holly I.III.-N. Summer, Michael Gerard Barry. John Michael Picacio. Nicholas Evan Saranrakes. Charles Wayne Nitschmann, Bom Lin Hamilton, Alberi Ramirez. Cactus Yearbook 207 FRONT ROW: Stuart Adam Reichler. Jennifer Lottame Alexander, Joshua Avram Neimand, K, ,m, ill Alan McKenzie, John Patfick Hutchens, Charlie Hugh Ashley, Kevin Andrew Tuert ' f, Serena Lambiase, Jennifer Moy-Ching Wong. SECOND ROW: Patricia Elizabeth Perez, Michelle Pauline Hartmann, Margaret Juhae Lee. THIRD ROW: Erik Glenn Bliss, Lester Jurgen Polchlopek. Sara Diane Pevaroff, Laura Diana Martz, Elizabeth Alexis Arnold, Kristy Renee Bartlett, Burton Albert Yount, Keith Donald King, James Judson Taylor, Meri Emily Geisl er, Justin Garrick Bell. FOURTH ROW: Sharon Allison Rylander. Kimberly Denise .uok, Monica Marie Campa, Lynne Michelle Holland. Eric Julian Tijerina, Srephame Noel Druley, Lezlie Lynnette Steffen, Joe Herschel Pendleton, William John Samuels, Robert Scott Lucey. Kirk David Launms. FIFTH ROW: Stephen Geoffrey Osborn, April Ellen Lloyd, Chrisann Parr, Robert Stevens, Robert Huntet Henslee, Paul Andrew Ruszczyk, Dan Ian Stoll, William John Blume, Sara Kay Beechner. SI ROW: Jeanie Louise Madden, Thomas Gregory Patterson, Robert Lee Jacob, Scott Thomas Andetson, Dav Weinstein, Diane Priscilla Paragas. Jennifer Page Howze, Reid Edmond Jacobson, Kurt Stecher Sermas. BACK RC Mark Alan Dean. Allison Lee Spitzer, Bertram Chukuanu Okoye. Kyle David James. Daniel James Eckam, Gregory I Headley. Scotl Shaun Kentros. David Lee Fisher. % ' 41 " " 5 L k.-H ,wff J- ,,-. KTSB rides the Austin waves UT radio goes on-air after a long, two-year struggle 55 s his has been like running in a very long = marathon, " KTSB station manager Kevin " Tuerff, organizational communication se- nior, said. " You ' re excited that you were able to finish (the race) but you ' re also really tired. " Tuerff and many others finally saw their dream of having a student-run radio station at UT become a reality. On Monday, April 11, KTSB officially went on the air at 7 a.m. from a small back room in the old Varsity Cafeteria. " It was incredible, " Tuerff said of the sta- tion ' s first day, " no hitches, no problems the whole thing was very smooth. The dee-jays played music, sports and newscasters did their thing, but the most exciting moment for me was on Friday (before the station went on the air) when 1 heard the first signal come over the air; I went outside my house and jumped up and down in the street. " " This station is unique, " KTSB sports di- rector Rob Stevens, business junior, said. " There ' s an enthusiasm here that ' s unparalled by any other group on campus. " " It ' s a great way to get experience right in my own back yard, " executive producer of sports Chrisann Parr, broadcast journalism junior, said. " It ' s also unique to be a charter member in something like this. I was there when the ' cast ' went on the air ... this is something I ' m really going to enjoy watching grow. " Parr said that team work, as with all new organizations, was the cause for the station ' s success. " We have staff members calling in all the time to give us updates on news and sports we don ' t ask for that, our own people just initiate that kind of action, " she said. The station also provided alternative music for its listeners. As Parr said, " A lot of people like KTSB because we provide an alternative to the Austin music and college underground rock. A lot of people called in and said, ' Hey, that ' s great! We never hear that kind of music on other Austin stations. ' We are going to focus on the Austin artists and since we ' re in Austin, why not? " Parr said the station ' s first day was both exciting and almost ' error ' free. " At one point, some old guy came wandering in thinking our studio was still the Varsity Cafeteria and wanted to know where the donuts were, " she said. " That was all people talked about for the rest of the day. When people stop coming in and asking ' Is this the Varsity? Has it reopened? ' we ' ll know we ' ve finally been established in Austin. " by Jeff Dei trick Janice Jac, ON THE AIR: Serena Lambiase, communications fres man, prepares to seque from one song to another. GE ' TING WIRED: Dave Fisher, communications freshma works on the electrical system in the new KTSB Stude Radio Station. 208 KTSB Student Radio .:;; Editors and photographers find balance between class and yearbook obligations ' eregrinus puts UT Law School on the stand ruthfully, I think it ' s amazing that it ever E gets out, " Traci Cotton, second year law " student and editor of Peregrinus, said. long with associate editor Meg Brooks, first ear law student, and photographer John ' oxworth, communication senior, these three issembled a 128 page yearbook and managed to .tudy at the same time. Peregrinus, unlike the Cactus yearbook is completed and sent to the printing company by late January. " You just do the best you can . . . if you have a lot of things to do, (that interest you) you can always find the time, " Cotton said. The yearbook covered many events through- out the school year from the traditional Fall Drunk, held either the weekend before or after Halloween, to improvements within the law school to the annual Mock Trials. One of the most important aspects of the yearbook featured the many distinguished speakers that lectured throughout the year. " Speakers are a big deal, " Cotton said, " because JJ m m i 7 Traci Graves Cotton, Anna Margaret Brooks John Fox won h most law organizations are interested specifically in one area of law. " After all the yearbook aspects were covered and following all the descriptions of the book, one question remained. What exactly is a Per- egrinus? According to Cotton, the Peregrinus is the law school ' s mascot and a combination of many symbolic animal characteristics. " Its sharp beak is used to penetrate the mysteries of the law while the arched back represents the ability to spring forward to pro- tect justice. The hind quarters of a dog indicate that the law is man ' s best friend, " Cotton said. Peregrinus wears boxing gloves on its hind quarters to show legal power while worker ' s boots on the front feet represent legal protection to the common man. The bushy tail clears away any legal technicalities that impede the progress of justice. After the lengthy description of the Per- egrinus, Cotton summarized the animal ' s fea- tures. " It ' s not really very attractive! " by Jeff Deitrick Gary Kanadjian John Hamilton Foxworth Peregrinus Yearbook 209 FRONT ROW: Erin Elaine Mayes, Sam Houston Epstein, Matthew Calvin Gtiedet, Jennifer Moyching Wong, Anthony Ray Comealius. SECOND ROW: Michael Wayne Godwin, Matthew B. Hughes, Eden Temko, Diana Louise Pacioeeo, Mk A. O ' Connell, Danniell Sabota. BACK ROW: David Gilbteath Banon, Michael Atmand Stravato, Btent HoUoway Buford, Laura Beth McCloy. Giving them away for free Utmost distributes promotional issue to gain readers s 5 tmost Magazine did something a little dif- s ferent this year. To promote readership, especially among incoming freshmen, 2000 copies of Utmost were printed during the summer and distributed at adds and drops and on the West Mall. Editor Beau Barton, English junior, said he hoped that the special edition would pay for itself over the long run and help decide whether printing three magazines a semester, instead of the current two, would be feasible. According to Barton, the special issue was designed to show students what Utmost was about so that they would be more likely to buy it when the first regular edition arrived in October. The magazine was something staff members wanted students to discuss on their way to class, " and we believe that ' s just what will happen, " Barton said. Geared towards incoming freshmen, the spe- cial 28-page edition featured stories listing the ten easiest classes at UT, " The Ten Command- ments of Freshman Survival " and a history of the student magazine at the University. It in- cluded regular fare as well such as personal sketches, feature articles and notes about area politics. TSP also tested the feasibility of issuing the magazine six times a year, instead of the stan- dard four. By producing additional issues Bar- ton said that the magazine would run more smoothly, would be of a higher quality and would have a higher visibility. Though it was unlikely that three issues would continue to be printed a semester due to costs and time consumption, Jean Pietrobono, TSP marketing director and magazine super- Michael Sttava TAKING A BREAK: Utmost Editor Beau Banon, Englis junior, looks through a past issue. visor, said that there did seem to be an increas in subscriptions, though it could not be at tributed directly to the promotional issue. Th extra issue also provided more opportunity fo student writers who contributed their articles. by John Metzger 210 Utmost Magazine ' ; k qb i osU M ; 11 Department members get ' into the thick of things 1 while on TSP assignments Photographers experience hazardous duties = j roken bones, scratches, bruises, smoky s-i clothing, and jail time. No, these words did not describe firemen, drug smugglers or Australian Rules football players, but were meant for TSP Photographers. Comprised of 1 5 hardy men and women, members of the photography department found themselves in minor scrapes about as often as they processed black and white film. For Jeff Holt, over exposure to a ceiling fan was just part of the job during one assignment. He was shooting group candids at a local club and, in order to picture the whole group, climbed on top of a bar. As he climbed down, an irate ceiling fan requested a personal photo session and broke his nose. It was " definitely the most painful " photo shift tor Holt. On assignment in Central Mexico for Utmost, Michael Stravato, photojournalism junior, dis- covered that what could have been a vacation was actually somewhat dangerous work. " It was a straightforward trip, but I got brushed by a car in a dark tunnel, " he said. For Tom Stevens, photojournalism junior, a night in a Dallas jail was the result of an assignment gone awry during OU Weekend. Stevens was trying to get pictures for The Daily Texan of people being arrested for public in- toxication on Commerce Street. When police- told him to move on down the road, intrepid Stevens kept the film advancing. He soon found himself on the other side of the lens. Although he had consumed only one beer a couple of hours before the assignment, he was arrested for public intoxication. According to darkroom supervisor Danny Byram, RTF senior, the police mistook Stevens easy-going attitude for intoxication. " He s a real low-key guy, " Byram said. After a night in jail, Stevens was bailed out by other photographers. He took the case to court, and in April all charges were dropped. Not every shift resulted in such drastic action. Although photographers could expect bruises from mob-like rallies on the West Mall or filthy clothing from local fires, most assignments were ordinary group shots, parties and candids. But there were also the memorable times. Holt covered the Pakistani Students ' As- sociation banquet and was " taken aback by the different costumes " worn by the women. He said their outfits looked wonderful on film. The students would not let Holt leave until he had dined with them. " They served tra- ditional Pakistani food which was delicious, " he said. Echoing the feelings of most photographers, Stravato said that even though his job did not involve constant adventure, everyday " I ' m glad I ' m doing it. " He questioned further, " I work for a college paper and a goofy yearbook, how close to death could I get? " by Jennifer Stephens Jeff Hull, Frank Rey Ofjunu. Juhn Hamilton Foxworth, Ruben Eugene Kirkham, Thomas Dana Sievem. Jamie Sue Jaiobs. John William McCwimco. Peler Rene. Daniel Bruce Byram. Muhael Armand Sirav Youngblood TSP Photographers 2 1 1 TSP Board approves revisions and paves the way for greater student involvement A year of policy renovations and adoptions! or the Texas Student Publications 5 s Board of Operating Trustees, the year was marked by change as the panel revised many policies and procedures of long standing provisions. Predominant changes occured influencing the Student Radio Task Force and the TSP Hand- book of Operating Procedures. The panel adopt- ed KTSB into TSP and renovated membership requirements for board positions. A handbook revision committee created and presented these changes to the Board which then reviewed the requests. The Board adopted many of the changes and sent them to the Board of Regents for approval. Changes within the TSP handbook affected students who wished to join the Board in the future. The revisions expanded the field of students who could be elected. " No longer will the elections to the TSP Board be restricted to journalism and advertising majors. These re- visions will allow more students to join the TSP Board, " Board member Kim Baker, journalism senior, said. Adding Student Radio to the publications grouping created publicity for the TSP Board. The Student Radio Task Force spent several FRONT ROW: Traci Graves Cotton, Laura Dianne Sanderson, Laura Ann Munoz, Karla Jane Smith, Judith Wilkerson. M Dolores Ebert SECOND ROW: Richard C Lyde. Glenn W. Maloney, Kevin Andrew TuerfT, Bradley James Wilson, S. Griffin Singer BACK ROW: Thomas C. Fensch, Sean Stewart Price, Benjamin J. Yonan, Ronald D. Gibson. David Gilbreath Barton, John D. Martin. months lobbying the Board for acceptance into the TSP family of student media. After meeting individually with task force members and looking over surveys, the voting members of the Board officially passed the proposal and accepted student radio. A change was necessary in the Declaration of Trust to include electronic media and was of- ficially accepted at the December 3 Board of Regents meeting. " I feel that student radio will have an impact on the whole University community for many years to come, " Board member Laura Munoz communications senior, said. As in every year, the TSP Board fulfillec required duties by formulating policies anc overseeing budgets for The Daily Texan, Cactu. Yearbook, Utmost Magazine and Peregrinus Lau School Yearbook. In addition, the Board appointed fall anc spring semester managing editors for the Texan by Gloria Martinez Daniel Byram INNOVATIONS AND RENOVATIONS: Richard Lyde, TSP General Manager, discusses handbook revisions at the November 10 Board meeting. 212 TSP Board of Operating Trustees LOOKING IT OVER: Carrie Hays, ar- chitectural engineering sophomore, and Elizabeth Kay Carpenter, advertising and marketing graduate student, check an ad for The Daily Texan. I i.iry Kanadjian Staff puts on hard sell to pay the bills TSP Advertising adopts aggressive and resourceful practices to increase sales = he Daily Texan, Peregnnus Law School { Yearbook, and Utmost Magazine continued " another year thanks to the Texas Student Publications Advertising Department. Staff members supported these publications by paying the bills through advertising sales. Faced with declining business and a tighter economy, the staff changed to more resourceful and aggressive business practices to increase sales. To increase the sale of advertising, the staff closely monitored the local business picture for grand openings of new stores. Then they con- tacted the corporation headquarters and presented the advantages of being in University publications, advertising representative Eliza- beth Kay Carpenter, advertising and marketing graduate student, said. Once customers were found, the staff pro- fessionally aided their customers by providing well-designed ads to a large reading audience. " The group worked hard in addition to going to school, " Bill Brown, retail advertising manager " ' said. Composed of 18 to 24 students, the staff included communication and non- communication majors. Chris Wilson, adver- tising senior, said working in advertising sales was " a convenient and great opportunity to gain experience while getting an education. Anyone who needs to learn salesmanship can get it because this is direct selling. " The diverse backgrounds of the staff helped to add interest and creativity to both the work and the group. According to Carpenter, the different backgrounds broaden staffers ' views in many areas. " The backgrounds can be negative on some points but it just depends on how dedicated and motivated the staff member is. At the same time it helps to bring in different perspectives, " she said. by Christine Heart FRONT ROW: Elizabeth Kay Carpenter, Kristen Denene Gilbert, Betty Anne Ellis, Deborah Lee Bannworth, Zachary Steven Sherman, Michael Dean Eachus SECOND ROW: Virginia Marie PadUla. Mary Elizabeth Mitchell. Chtistophet Lee Wilson, Lori Robin Hankins BACK ROW: John Mark English, Brett Anthony Hatton, Paula DeAnn Stout, Edward Keenan Glass, David Andrew Sherman. Gary Kanadjian TSP Advertising Staff 213 " T " PERMIT KING: Brent Sims, journalism sophomore, displays the array of TSP two- hour parking permits that he lends out while working in the business office. The permits ' were popular among students working for the various publications. FRONT ROW: Belinda G. Rcy, Maria Goodman, MelanieJ. Beatry, Mary Jane Cervantes, M. Dolores Ebert, MarciaJ. Am. SECOND ROW: Robin O. Kirk, Deborah D. Roop, Jean G. Hogue, William L, Brown, Rose P. Villescaz. THIRD ROW: James R. Barger, Mary K. Fielding, Jean M. Pietrobono, Katherine M- Schultz. BACK ROW: John C. Hammer, Richard C. Lyde, Breni Alan Sims, Arthur J. Rmn. Gary Kanadjian John Foxworth Business office promotes team philosophy A concentrated group effort spells success for publication management teams - verseeing the business aspects of Texas = Student Publications, the TSP Business " Office utilized a team approach to best carry out their many duties. Functions such as business production, cir- culation, marketing and promotion required concentrated group efforts. According to Gen- eral Manager Richard Lytle, TSP management teams met periodically depending on the issue frequency of each publication. Teams were made up of key individuals from the various publications. Members looked over their particular publication from every angle to see if everything was running smoothly. Any problems were then solved according to the team ' s decisions. Using the team approach, all key persons of the editing and non-editing staff joined to share new ideas, make concensus decisions and give advice without sacrificing each other ' s authority. " We manage TSP together, " Lytle said. " It is important that everyone talks to each other. " TSP was affected by outside problems as well. According to Lytle, " The state ' s economical slump and the increase in taxes had a deletarious effect on the sale of Cactus Yearbooks. " In order to deal with the economical prob- lems, TSP surveyed the present economical en- vironment and attempted to adjust to it. This adjustment occurred by reassigning responsi- bilities, cutting the budget and buying a new in- house library system to avoid the costs of con- tracting this service. Although TSP publications were sometimes criticized for lack of coverage on certain issues, Lytle said, " We need to appreciate what we have. " " It may be true that certain issues are skipped due to lack of space or interest. Some- times we get isolated and don ' t realize what we do have because we have nothing to compare it to. The Texan is probably one of the top three to five student newspapers in the country. The same can be said of the Cactus Yearbook and Utmost Magazine. " by Yvette Adams 214 TSP Business Office I J iNewspaper survives yet another year John Moore CONGREGATING: Mem- bers of The Daily Texan gather in the Texas Student Publica- tions press room. WHERE ' S THE MONEY?: Editor Sean Price, government senior, con- ducts a budget meeting during the fall semester. The Daily Texan 215 Health Center volunteers worked to dispel old myths Correcting some confusion 5 ooking for the right answers to questions = regarding alcohol use or contraception meth- " " ods is sometimes difficult. The Student Health Center Peer Instructors, though, were organized to possibly answer students ' questions and provide accurate information. The Alcohol Awareness program, founded in the spring of 1986, consisted of workshops and informal discussions. " We saw that many stu- dents were not getting either enough or the right kind of information concerning alcohol and its effects, " peer instructor coordinator Sherry Bell said. " The workshops don ' t preach abstinence or the use of alcohol. They prompt students to think about how and why they use alcohol, " she said. Teams of two instructors gave presentations in residence halls and at fraternity and sorority houses. They coordinated an education outreach program during National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week and participated in the Stu- dent Health Center ' s annual Health Fair. Each workshop included the pros, cons, myths and facts about drinking, the formula for pacing intake and a group discussion about what constituted responsible alcohol use. According to some peer instructors, the pro- gram did effect students. " After presentations, some students came up to us and wanted to discuss individual problems they have with al- cohol. They open up because they see that someone is willing to help them, " peer in- structor John Pilati, journalism junior, said. In the fall, instructors taught more than 50 classes reaching over 800 people. A second group of instructors focused their efforts on informing people about methods of contraception. " The basis for the class is to help students make informed decisions regarding contraception, " Bell said. Classes were taught at the Student Health Center and by request in the residence halls and greek houses. One class was geared strictly to- ward women and another was co-ed. Instructors discussed all available methods, the positive and negative aspects of each and the reliability of the different methods. Instructors also served as guest lecturers in selected ac- ademic classes such as Human Sexuality. They presented the lectures in an unbiased way so that each student could make his or her own decision based on all the available facts. They had a variety of reasons for becoming peer instructors. Many were pre-med students and used the program to gain clinical experience while others wanted to develop their presen- tation skills. " I read about the program on a flyer. It appealed to me because of my involvement with my fraternity, " Pilati said. " I ' ve seen people misuse alcohol and I thought it was a great approach to educating students on how to be responsible with alcohol, " he said. " Bad habits that form in college have a tendency to continue later. " " I attended a presentation in my dorm and I was so impressed. It was factual and totally unbiased. They strictly gave information with- out preaching. It was facts that women need to know, " methods of contraception instructor Mary McReynolds, advertising senior, said. by Bridget Metzger John Fox ALCOHOL AWARENESS FRONT ROW: Meredith Paige Schneider, Stoi| Blankenship. Julie Starr Goldberg, Julie Beth Nebrar. BACK ROW: Jo Villere Raresnide, Robert Joseph Heimzelman, John Fredrick Pilati, Dan| Richard Benavides y Beth R.bak, Mary Jane Kopp. Mary Morgan McReynolds, Ka METHODS OF CONTRACEPTION FRONT ROW: Margaret Valerie V James Phillip Erzkom. , Jennifer Lynn Edwards, Belinda Beth Campbell. BACK ROW: Alon Abraham Steinberg, Jay William Wesevich. Shireen Liesl Hu 216 Student Health Center tflGH OR LOW? Cold Clinic volunteer Shashank Joshi, pre-med senior, checks the blood pressure of a Cold Clinic patient. ' : ' X . . V Michael Stravato linicians offer relief from common cold Wolunteers cure students ' ills and gave out advice while learning to deal with patients John Foxwonh FRONT ROW. Robert Quoc Hoang. Rebecca Jane Levtne, Maureen Voung, Thuy Phuong Nguyen BACK ROW: Dae Tien Vu, Daniel David Harris, Jeane Raycheal Simmons. David Ward Voehringer. 55 5 e found that students were having to wait == too long for a short visit with a doctor " who would tell them what they already knew that they had a cold, " or technically, an upper-respiratory infection Cold Clinic Super- visor Ola Bell, medical technologist, said. The Cold Clinic was set up to shorten patients ' waiting time and educate them on preventive measures. The Cold Clinicians were volunteers who assisted the doctors and nurse practitioners with the process of diagnosing and counseling the students who came in. The juniors and seniors who staffed the clinic were predominately pre-med students who worked to gain experience in clinical medicine and health education. " I became a volunteer to get some experience dealing with patients, " Robert Hoang, biochemstry senior, said. Before they began their work, the student volunteers attended a week long workshop and then staffed the clinic the following fall and spring semesters. The main responsibilities of the volunteers were to take the blood pressure, temperature, respiration and pulse of patients. Hoang said the staffers rarely caught in- fections from the ill students. " It ' s not a prob- lem if you wash your hands frequently and then keep both hands from your face and mouth, " he said. The students with serious cases were routed to a doctor or nurse practitioner. Nurses sug- gested over the counter medications for students with uncomplicated respiratory infections and then the clinician counseled him or her on preventive measures and ways to recognize the symptoms. " It gives our volunteers really good experience and saves a lot of time for the stu- dents who come in, " Bell said. by Bridget Metzger Student Health Center 217 oil tics B = anning phones, distributing flyers, hang- s ss ing signs and recruiting voters, Univer- sity of Texas students were active in Austin politics during the 1987-1988 election year, helping such local candidates as Lee Cooke (Austin Mayor), Jeanne Meurer (98th District Judge), and Sam Briscoe (County Commis- sioner). Getting students involved in local cam- paigns was a primary goal for the various po- litical organizations on campus during the busy election year. " The best way to get folks involved is to make them realize that there is definitely a payoff for their work, " Chairman of the Young Conservatives of Texas Patrick O ' Daniel, busi- ness-accounting junior, said. " If you have twen- ty people sittting around and they are able to talk and work, it ' s a good way to make friends and learn about ' grass roots ' politics. " The University Democrats and the Young Conservatives of Texas, two of the most po- litically active organizations on campus, strove to involve their members in local campaigning. Both organizations worked together to register voters prior to Super Tuesday. The University Democrats targeted 20-25 precincts around campus and distributed 20,000 door hangers and flyers. The group also worked for two weeks at a phone bank to enlist support for the two UD-endorsed candidates, Jeanne Meurer and Sam Briscoe, both of whom were involved in the Super Tuesday run-off. Student political involvement was not con- fined to the campaign headquarters of students ' favorite candidates, however. Candidates were brought to campus to speak, allowing students to form their own opinions about issues. Dem- ocratic speakers included Jim Hightower, Jesse Students stay close to horn Political involvement in 1988 election extends to more than just the presidential candidates Robert Kir Drawing from a broad base of over members, the University Democrats and the YCT were important factors in the drive to increase student awareness and involvement in area elections. By emphasizing the payoff for their efforts the opportunity to meet the candidates, for example both groups could enlist the help of students to increase the ef- fectiveness of the Austin campaigns. Jackson and Jim Mattox. Emphasis was placed on informing student voters, thus helping them make educated decisions concerning where their vote would be cast. " The Young Conservatives will continue to focus on issues and the education of the student body, " O ' Daniel said. " We are pleased with the level of activity this year and we feel it will continue. " Working for a local candidate had its ad- vantages too. Student volunteers from the Young Conservatives were asked to be election judges and clerks for Republican campaigns in Austin and the YCT planned a trip to the state Republican convention in Houston during the summer of 1988. In addition, they ensured strong Republican precinct leadership by re- cruiting effective precinct chairs. by Tim Harms PINNING ONE ON: Texas Supreme Court candidate Bill Kilgarlin puts an endorsement sticker on Karen Paperno, geography senior, at the University Democrats rally, March 7. TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS: Hans Klingler, po- litical science freshman, sets up speaking engagements for Ed Emmett, candidate for Railroad Commissioner. 218 Student Politics Feature Robert Kirkh.nn Student Politics Feature 219 Texas Student Lobby works for state higher education Lobbying on student behalf s- exas Student Lobby continued another E year of lobbying the state legislature on behalf of student interests during the 1987 special session. " We continued to promote funding for higher education, " TSL director James Aldrete, Plan II senior, said. " We promoted favorable financial aid bills in the special session. " TSL, formed when the Students ' Association was abolished in 1978, lobbied members of the legislature on issues concerning state higher ed- ucation, Aldrete said. " Our credibility is the reliable information that we provide, " Aldrete said. " Most members of the legislature were re- ceptive to TSL, " lobby member Mark Strain, Plan II junior, said. " Representatives, regents and all the like, surprisingly welcome input from students. " When the special session was over, members of the TSL formulated a list of " Top Ten Friends of Students " in the Texas Legislature. The ten included only one republican and was divided evenly between senators and representatives. Senator Gonzalo Barrientos (D-Austin) was listed for his efforts on anti-hazing bills while Representative Wilhelmina Delco (D-Austin) was mentioned for her work on comprehensive education reforms. " The TSL chose members who went out of their way to protect student interests, " board member Siva Vaidhyanathan, history senior, said. Strain said most of the time legislators only see students when they were protesting some- thing. " Constructive input on policy decision involving students was readily accepted. " According to Aldrete, many members of the legislature knew what it was like for TSL mem- bers. " A lot of representatives were student activists, " he said. Past successes of TSL, as Aldrete said, in- cluded helping to pass the anti-hazing bill, establishing the installment plan for tuition pay- ments and keeping the power to raise tuition in the hands of the legislature, Aldrete said. f i y I ON BEHALF OF STUDENTS: State Senator Gonz- Barrientus, D-Austin, was lauded by the TSL at the end the 1987 special session for supporting student issues. Nick Sarantakes FRONT ROW: Gerard Joseph Haddic4n. Kenneth Joseph Sawin. Mark Patrick Strain. SECOND ROW: Tiffany Matian Hall. Christopher Raymond Bjornson BACK ROW: Leonard Ray Saenz, James Quinms Aldrete. 220 Texas Student Lobby oup presents slide show that was banned during the Iran-Contra hearings CT ' s rally behind Contras, Oliver North onservatism is on a wave which has not crested nor will it in the near future. It will continue to grow in the years to come, " I ' oung Conservatives of Texas chairman rick O ' Daniel, honors business accounting nior, said. O ' Daniel also said he hoped to continue Improving the reputation of the group as de- I eloped under his direction. During the year, I he YCT presented the Iran-Contra slide show, a | resentation that Lt. Col. Oliver North was lorbidden from using during his testimony be- |ore the Senate investigating committee. As a bi-partisan political group, YCT was OR FREEDOM, DIAL . . . : Patrick O ' Daniel discusses sues with Ross Reul, finance junior, Feb. 17. GET SE- OUS: O ' Daniel laughs at some current political jokes. able to endorse conservative candidates both Republican and Democrat. The group held a rally in front of democratic senator Lloyd Bent- sen ' s office to show their support for his vote on the Contra aid package. However, YCT was mostly involved in organizing Republican pre- cincts and helping in fundraising efforts. " A lot of conservative students are deciding to be vocal and are now expressing their be- liefs, " O ' Daniel said. Although a suprising number of YCT members were graduate stu- dents and came from the College of Liberal Arts, there was no clear cut majority among those reverting to conservatism. In regard to the rise in numbers of con- servatives, O ' Daniel said that " conservatism is a populist movement in that it appeals to ide- alistic college students who want to get active and change the world. " If the rise of conservatism was nationwide and prevalent on campus, then O ' Daniel would be increasing membership. As O ' Daniel said, " If active, you will attract everybody. " by Albert Ramirez Allen Brook FRONT ROW: Annette Marie Gerber, Amy Elizabeth Allison, Patricia Grace Tee, Patrick Lewis O ' Daniel, Brent Alan Butler, Kay Donne Cockbum, Annmarie Theresa Akerly, Theodora Anna Pappas, Horace Manicini Cooper, Craig Maurice Paradee, Natalie Diann Allen. SECOND ROW: Jay Dale Akin, Julie Renee Clinton, Douglas David Little, Alex Gus Kanakis, Reuben Booker Harrison, Lynden Brian Wordel], Eric Alan Soderlund, John Freeman Young, Marshal Kevin Funderburk, THIRD ROW: Matthew Fred Valenu. Kenneth Scon Booth, Michael Bradley Young, Thomas Reed Stallings, David M Angell II, Kristopher S Clauson, William Gregory Russell. Brett William Beveridge, John Maurice Reilly. BACK ROW: Gerardo Garza, Derek Glyn Pennant-Jones, Paul Samuel Bartley, Lisa Mary Swan, Steven Lloyd Hegwood. Young Conservatives of Texas 22 1 Volunteers, program specialists make the difference SHARE increases retention tudents Helping Admissions in the j-s Recruitment Effort, SHARE, was an " active campus presence for nearly 1 5 years, with success evidenced by the increasing num- ber of minority students admitted to UT. " Although our program is completely funded and supported by the University, " program specialist Stephanie Goodman, liberal arts se- nior, said, " the real success of SHARE is de- pendent upon our volunteers, program special- ists and the enthusiasm of the minority students that we contact for recruitment. " According to Goodman, SHARE ' S primary goals were to introduce and recruit blacks and Hispanics to the University. " Through minority recruitment programs such as UT Day and UT Bound, SHARE program specialists and student volunteers are able to introduce minority high school students to the University on a first hand basis, " she said. The main thrust of the recruitment effort occured when high school students visited the campus. However, efforts to attract students began well before the admissions deadline as SHARE workers made up to 200 calls per week to targeted students. Telephone contact was the mainstay of the SHARE effort, but Goodman said that during the 1987-88 recruitment year SHARE extended their reach to high school freshmen. " We ' ve found that actual contact between a University student and a high school freshman provides the freshman with an impetus and a goal, " Goodman said. Once contact was established, SHARE work- ers extended invitations to attend UT Day and UT Bound. " Programs such as these, " Patricia Parker, SHARE director, said, " enable pro- spective students to experience University life by being housed in dorms for a weekend, taking tours of campus and attending fireside chats with various faculty members and mentors. " According to Parker, fireside chats provided a comfortable environment for students to ask questions and for SHARE workers to dispel anxieties students may have had about UT. Parker also said SHARE played an integral role in recognizing blacks and Hispanics cur- rently enrolled at UT. " Our T.A. Day is a minority awards program for those students who have received the Texas Achievement Hon- ors Award for Academic Excellence, " she said. Although the number of SHARE workers was near 160, Goodman said that their presence " is not very well known on campus, " but that " campus recognition isn ' t important. What ' s important is that we ' ve affected the lives of minority students from across the nation by letting them know that we ' ll always be here to better their educational opportunities. " Hours were long and acknowledgement was low, but SHARE proved rewarding for both John McConnico LEARNING BASICS: Arthur Rauch from UT ' s Learning Skills Center speaks on necessary study skills March 6. 222 SHARK staffers and prospective students. " The greate: fulfillment of having been involved wit SHARE is when a student approaches us an says that they came to UT as a result of 01 efforts, " Goodman said. " That ' s the ultimai reward and recognition. " by Lodd Lenahan Hope r.tnd GinJry, Willum BtiyJ Olivt-r, Slcph.intr l.ynn GoodfllM, I-lur Aim Miininr . Oelior.ih Marie Rios. John Micharl ScMI. CAMPUS INTRODUCTION: Lcadinj; a campus tour Roger MefcadOi honors business sophomore, answers ques lions from visiting high school students Nov. 13. SHARK 223 Proposal makes Cabinet Chair SA executive officer Senate changes constitution = he news issue of the year for the Senate E involved the proposed Students ' Association " constitution. A rather rapid adoption was started at the Student Senate meeting, Jan. 26, by SA President Randi Shade, Plan II senior, and Cabinet of College Councils Chairman Mi- chael Cohen, Plann II senior, when they in- troduced the new constitution. The constitution called for several changes in the Association, the most important involving the Chairman of the Cabinet. At the time, the two bodies were parallel but separate forms of student government. By making the Cabinet Chairman a Students ' Association executive of- ficer, both groups increased their power bases. " The move gives the Cabinet legitimacy and effectively creates one student government, " Shade said. During their meeting, Feb. 9, sen- ators voted 25-8 to place the new constitution on the ballot. There were other significant changes resulting from the adoption of the new constitution. To better imply the offices ' responsibilities, the senators became known as representatives and the Student Senate was to be called the Student Assembly. In regard to special elections, the Assembly would designate a date each semester for these elections to be held, rather than hold- ing one each time a seat became vacant. " The old way was just too expensive, " Shade said. When these changes were finally placed be- fore the students during run-off elections, May 9, 88% of students voting approved the new constitution. In other senate business, the SA approved funding for a variety of student activities. KTSB, a part of the SA before joining Student Publications, received several thousand dollars for studio construction and their FM frequency search. Association members pledged both funding and their time for the Think Loud spirit campaign for the football team, the (LAC ' s) Schlafly-Weddington debate, The UD ' s Jesse Jackson speech, NOWs Rape Awareness Week, and GLSA ' s Gay Lesbian Awareness Week. by Nick Sarantakes GETTING STARTED: SA members mingle before the opening of the Senate meeting, March 8. Michael Stravato FRONT ROW: Dana Leigh Bedichek. Kirk David Launius, Sharon Lynn McCord SECOND ROW: Robert George Palacioi, Aliua Anne Adkint, Monique Ann SpiUman, Christina Ann Melton. Audrey Turner Burks, Gloria Jean William.. THIRD ROW: Kelly Dawn Alexander, David Michael Grossman, Franklin Albert Moffetr, Paul Alan Cawood, Julia Rebecca Gillean. FOURTH ROW: Lita Beth s. II,,,. Stephen David Weiss, I Gordon Murray. Patrick Lewis O ' Daniel 224 Students ' Association Michael Strava CALL TO ORDER: SA Vice President Kirk I .minus, economics senior, opens the Student Senate ' s March meeting. This was the last one for the 1987-88 officers. Sharon McCord, government senior, looks on. . m CASTING HER VOTE: M,x Alvarado, liberal arts fresh- man, takes time out at the Faculty Center to choose new members for the Students ' Association, March 3 A FU- TURE WINNER: Mike Hulbert, the eventual presiden- tial-elect in the SA run-off, receives news that he will have to face James Aldrete in the special election. He is seated next to Kelly Alexander, finance senior, at Trudy ' s Cafe. GATH- ERING ' ROUND: Liberal Arts students turn in their election bubble sheets and questionnaires March 3. Jamie Jaiuhs enate holds special elections and runoffs Wacant seats, absence of clear-cut winners make elections difficult for SA art of student government any gov- ernment is elections. Normally the Stu- dents ' Association holds only one election |in the Spring. This year was different. A special election was held, Nov. 18, to fill [five empty seats in the Student Senate. Like any ther student elections at the University this one iid not occur without controversy. On Nov. 13, SA Attorney General Martin Siegel, Plan II senior, concluded a GPA check and found two senators were below the constitutionally man- dated minimum GPA of 2.5; both were dis- missed from the Senate. However, neither vacant seat was filled dur- ing the special election. SA Judicial Chairwom- an Lisa Brown, second-year law student, told The Daily Texan that it was a matter of timing. " The bottom line is, we can ' t fill a seat in an election when there ' s only two days notice to the student body that the seat is open, " Brown said. In the special election, Patrick O ' Daniel, hon- ors business-accounting junior, was elected to fill the open business seat, and graduate students David Ritchie, second-year law and public af- fairs student, and Meg Brooks, second-year law student, were elected to fill two of the open seats for the graduate school. Less than one semester later the Association held its regular spring elections. The campaign lasted two weeks and students voted March 2 and 3. A runoff election was forced in both the presidential and vice-presidential races. Mike Hulbert, electrical engineering senior, and James Aldrete, Plan II senior, faced off in the Presidential race, while James Ray, electrical engineering senior, and Lisa Greenwood, psy- chology junior, did so in the vice-presidential by Nick Sarantakes Vdl Janice Jacobs Students Association 225 BOOTING UP: Students ' Association exec- utive members Lewis Yelin and Joe Basinger, pre-med seniors, work on board rosters in the SA office, March 31. TALKING IT OVER: Brett Kirstein, accounting sophomore, and Kirk Launius, economics senior, discuss Students ' As- sociation issues during their office hours. ON THE LINE: SA President Randi Shade, Plan II senior, takes a few moments out for a phone call. Jama- Jacob 226 Students ' Association Committees j u Janice Jacobs !A special committees improve life at UT [Croups receive financial and logistical support to get on their feet i = s e tried to affect people. That ' s what the sfss Students ' Association is for, " SA Pres- ident Randi Shade, Plan II senior, said. When an organization on campus was trying get a program started, we were there to help I- either logistically or financially. " Disabled Student Awareness Week exposed udents to obstacles faced by the handicapped. Ji a wheelchair race, several University officials long with Cabinet of College Councils Chair- jian Michael Cohen, Plan II senior, and Shade lade their way through campus experiencing jrst hand the difficulties some students faced oing to class. SA representatives on the Student prvices Fee Committee supported the new |iuttle bus contract with Capitol Metro, whose uses would be equipped with wheelchair lifts. Alcohol Awareness Week was its biggest yet li over 50 student groups participated. Various impus organizations did their part to educate their members about alcohol. In conjunction with the nationally-televised Super Tuesday Debate, the SA funded the Stu- dent Primary Forum in Dallas. Students from all over the country went to watch the debate from an adjoining studio and were able to directly question candidates. After registering over 13,000 people during the Voter Registration Drive, the SA was rec- ognized by the Texas Voter Action Project as the organization that registered the most voters in Austin. One of the " best kept secrets on campus " came closer to being fully revealed as the SA worked in conjunction with the Liberal Arts Council and other organizations to centralize the three existing Student Abroad branches into one main location in the International Office. Groundwork was laid for the Minority In- formation Center, an office that would be de- voted to concerns of minority students. " One of the reasons it ' s been created is out of our concern for the low retention rate of minority students at UT, " engineering senator James Ray, electrical engineering senior, said. " We ' re on our way to fiscal independence, " Polis Magazine editor Gail Levine, Plan II soph- omore, said. The staff printed two issues and made plans to publish on a regular basis during the 1988-89 year. " I think with this year ' s programs, people are finally beginning to see what SA is really about, " Shade said. by Nick Sarantakes JUST LEAFING THROUGH: SA President Randi Shade and executive officers Lewis Yelin, Kirk Launius and Brett Kirstein leaf through an old Cactus Ytarhook during a break from Students ' Association business. Students ' Association Committees 227 SRTF relinquishes student radio project to Texas Student Publicatio Air challenge adds excitement to struggl or almost two years, the Student Radio Task Force worked to bring a student- " operated radio station to the University. After surmounting hardships, red tape and much waiting, KTSB looked forward to air time in the spring semester. " It was students who initiated it and backed it, " SRTF vice chairwoman Sara Beechn er, RTF senior, said. Aiding in the radio quest, the Texas Student Publications Board of Operating Trustees voted unanimously, Sept. 17, to bring the station, then a Students ' Association agency, under the wing of TSP. KTSB planned to broadcast on Austin CableVision as audio background to a com- munity access station until an FM frequency became available, while members planned to apply to the Federal Communications Com- mission for a frequency. SRTF chairman Kevin Tuerff, organizational communication senior, estimated the start-up and first-year costs for the station would be $29,000. In September, AT T granted SRTF $5,000 which would help alleviate these costs. MAKING HIS POINT: SRTF Chairman Kevin Tuerff, organizational communication senior, addresses group members during the December 8 meeting. After waiting and delaying the broadcast date, the Board of Regents met Dec. 3 to decide if the station fit the definition of a publication. After the Board determined that KTSB was a publication, Task Force members began new projects: studio construction, a frequency search and the purchase of broadcast equipment. Studio construction involved renovating 900 square feet of the old Varsity Cafeteria. Com- pletion was originally scheduled for Dec. 23 but P ' jrL marajrxn : ing, " Lk tp Iw was pushed back to early April. After two long years of hard work, the dr looked like reality for students who had on the Task Force who were now KTSB mei bers. " This is an example of what students c| do when they get together, " co-founder SRTF Kirk Launius, economics senior, said. by Debbie Wolantejus .kfafk Gary K.inad OFFICERS FRONT ROW: Keith Donald King, Mm Emily Gcislet, Kirk David Launius, Laura Diana Marcz. Sara Diane Pcvaroff, Later Jurgen Polchlopck, Michael George McCalpin, Kristy Renee Bard Robert Allen Stevens. BACK ROW: David Lee Fisher, Burton Albert Yount, Scott Shaun Kentros, Kevin Andrew TucrlT, Kenneth Alan McKenzie, Elizabeth Alexis Arnold, Sara Kay Beechner, Charlie Hi Ashley III, Jennifer Moy-Ching Wong. fl - Students ' Association TALKING IT OVER: Leadership Board members discuss meeting business during a break, March 24. SEEING EYE TO EYE: Melissa Kerns, finance sophomore, listens to a fellow board member during the last meeting of the year, March 24. At this same meeting, officers for the following year were in- troduced. Michael Siravato oard increases UT groups ' effectiveness eadership Institute and organization evaluations expand abilities, output ur Leadership Institute seminars emphasize time management and assertiveness train- ing, " Leade hip Board chairwoman ieryl Wood, doct ral candidate in public af- rs, said. " We tai et all Austin-area univer- ies and colleges ir luding St. Edward ' s and uthwest Texas. " The 1 1th Annual L ' adership Institute was a e day seminar, No i. 7, designed for in- dividuals interested in developing leadership skills. Workshops, presented by Leadership Board members in 20-minute sessions, focused on such topics as " Idea Generation and Group Motivation, " and " Motivation and Delega- tion. " Special Advanced Sessions were offered for college students already in leadership po- sitions. The three and one-half hour workshops covered " Leadership Style Analysis " and " Position Dilemmas: Problems Leaders Face. " The day ' s keynote speaker was Sarah Wed- dington. She spoke on the importance of de- veloping leadership skills at the college level. Throughout the year, the Board worked with various University organizations to help them function more effectively. The group existed solely to help University organizations enhance leadership skills. " If a group thinks they are having problems with their meetings or if they feel they aren ' t as organized as they should be, we sit through one of their meetings and then provide them with feedback, " Wood said. " Our Board members are highly motivated and enjoy helping others in leadership positions, " Wood said. Board members also developed a program aimed at high schools. The group planned on adopting an Austin high school and working with student leaders there. by Bridget Metzger FRONT ROW: Lauren Elaine Street, Russell Alan Johnson. Lezlie Lynnette Steffen. David Ernest Bui- linger, Cheryl Lynn Wood, Adrian Amir Reed. SEC- OND ROW: Paul David Bailiff, Carherine A. Jurgensmeyer. Sarah Colanrhia Carignan, Jean-Marc Gomez Mira, Terry Wayne Weaver. Carlos Aranda. Faith Yolanda Stone. BACK ROW: Storey Blanken- ship, Teresa Morones, Kimberly Jane Taylor, Deb- orah Ann Flaherty, Gregg Adam Kdmmsky, Jennifer Lynn Lowery, Tracy Dianne Kagan, Victci Scalf. Michael Stravato Leadership Board 229 FRONT ROW: Amy Suzanne Felice, Ronen Arai, Ari Alexis Zamutt, Carmen Pezez, Michael John Hulbert, Jen Rene Landfair, Marshall Pairick Gorges, Elizabeth Veronica Walsh, Grace Brydson, Michael Lee Cohen. SECOND ROW: Paul Anton Schweizer, Maria Elena Rivera, Joseph Rudolph Profaizer, Danielle H. Sanborn, Tomas Rodriguez, Francisco Enrique Gonzales, Ann Cameron Mills, Kimbedy E. Monday, Michael Jacob Whellan. BACK ROW: Robena Elaine Williams, Denise Elizabeth Batto, Traci Dawn Hunke, Kevin Francis Morrow, John Scott DeFife, Micheline Marie Andel, Stacie S.Jenlcins, David Jack Levy, Albert B. Choi. I Cabinet solves its long rivalry with S Student leaders work out their differences while creating a cooperative lin: - 5 tressing cooperation between student lead- ership bodies, the Cabinet of College " Councils made great progress toward a more favorable working relationship with the Students ' Association. Rivalry between the SA and the Cabinet in past semesters had rendered working together virtually impossible. " This is the first year both groups have worked effectively together, " Chairman of the Cabinet Michael Cohen, Plan II senior, said. In a joint project with the SA, the Cabinet expressed its unanimous support of a revised constitution, a move by both groups to better working relations between members by means of a more formal link between the two student government bodies. The primary goal of the revised SA con- stitution was the creation of a non-voting ex- I ' LL TAKE TWO: Paul Schweizer, pre-law junior, and Traci Hunke, education senior, sell t-shirts on the West Mall. Council members were selling the shirts to raise money for the Cabinet. ecutive position for the chairman of the Cabinet within the SA. Cohen said the chairman had the necessary ties with the administration to bring important issues to the attention of students. Some of the problems addressed by the Cab- inet included those issues of concern to the University ' s graduate students. Comprised of about one-third graduates, the Cabinet held monthly meetings to address such complaints as the lack of graduate housing near campus and the possibility of tuition hikes by the University for graduate courses. The Cabinet continued its Scholastic Dis- honesty Committee, formed as a specialized study group last year. The committee urgt students to " protect the value of their degree I by sponsoring Students for Academic Integrit ' I a concern group begun in February 1988 address plagiarism and the sale of term paper As the top student advisory group to Un versify President Cunningham, the Cabinet ] College Councils continued in its role as sounding board for students ' concerns and coordinating body for the study of academ issues. by Tim Harms 230 Cabinet of College Councils Magdalena Za OUR NEW PRESIDENT: Michael Cohen, Plan II senior, introduces the new Students ' Association president. Mil | Hulbert, mechanical engineering junior, at the Cabinet meeting March 24. FRONT ROW: Richard Louis Fogelman, Cynthia Theresa Comeaux, Connie Ree Green, Lourdes Patricia Araiza, Sharon Pamela Lux. SECOND ROW: David Ricardo Wilson. Btyan Andrew Finley, Alyson Lee Griffin, Adam Keith Goodman, Michael Joseph Forsythe, Lynne Matie Sweeney, Ronnye Everett Leech. BACK ROW: Kevin Kong-Boon Lee. John William Wessman, Barton Lance Ridley, Mark H. Moze. Jeffrey Neal Eddms. f Tm titnu Assembly exposes students ' views to deans Statement of Purpose lays groundwork for increased student involvement in CBA 5 nfluence, representation and transition were 5 catch words at many of the CBA Pres- idential Assembly meetings during the year. Comprised of the presidents of each of the College of Business Administration ' s student organizations, the Assembly served as a forum for brainstorming and feedback for the organ- izational presidents. During the fall, the Assembly inked a formal and historic committment to exposing student views and becoming a more powerful voice within the College. " We ' re unabashedly committed to making the hierarchy of the College of Business Ad- ministration more cognizant of student views, " Assembly president Adam Goodman, manage- ment sophomore, said. With the creation and submission of a For- mal Statement of Purpose, the CBA Presidential Assembly moved ahead to what Goodman said would be a better representation of the CBA student body. " We ' ve become quite controversial through our opinions and involvement with CBA pol- icy, " Goodman said. " Because we directly rep- resent over 2000 students, P.A. is working to become a stronger representative voice to the administration. We will have a representative on the Undergraduate Policy Committee who will report directly to P.A. This will open our lines of communication to the deans. " " However, " Goodman also said, " after the initial transition process of exposing our cred- ibility as a voice of the college, the CBA student body will see an alternate and more repre- sentative force than what is currently in ex- istence within the college. " A dean ' s roundtable in which the Presidential Assembly met with the CBA administration was held i " n the home of one of the deans, Dec. 8. It was the primary source of direct and open communication between the Assembly and CBA policy makers, but Goodman said that the creation of the group ' s Formal Statement of Purpose would also increase relations between the two bodies. " Besides representing students ' interests, P.A. will act as a coordinator for all the activities of all the organizations, making sure that there are no conflicting times and no duplication of effort, " Goodman said. " This year has marked a significant and dramatic move on the part of the CBA Pres- idential Assembly to create a greatly improved link between the organizations, student body and administration of the College of Business Administration. " by Todd Lenahan CBA Presidential Assembly 231 FRONT ROW: Sandra Robledo, Jeannie Janicki, Amy Thomas, Carrie Leigh Thomas, Charles Matthew Bramlett, Jun Sakumoto, Starla Robin Reese, Cynthia Theresa Comeaux, Teresa Anne McAllister, Elizabeth Veronica Walsh. SECOND ROW: Julie Ann Griffin, Catherine E. Blanton, Michelle Leigh Wachsman, Laura Lee Frather, Rhonda Kaye Davis, Olga Alvarez, Sandy Jill Christenson, Diane Christine Balog, Ann Christine Willey, Bobbi Renee Sartor. Kourosh Jafamia, Brent Klerma. THIRD ROW: Cheryl Lynn Petelin, Melissa Hernandez, Lisa Robin Fox, Jane Elizabeth Petty, Elise Alene Karchmer, Mark Joseph Aitala, Harvey R. Madrigal, Ramesh Kumar Chennappan, Scot Craig Farber, Jeffrey Elliot Lainer, Ada Chen. FOURTH ROW: Kevin Kong-Boon Lee, Winston Wan, Mary Elizabeth Klug, Sophia Lai, Henning Kreke, Ruben Pinchanski, Steve Anthony Arellano, Mark Wesley Sims, Philip Allen Thompson, Eric Lloyd Lang. FIFTH ROW: Ronald Jeanjensby, Eric Nicholas Klein Jr., Jonathan Herskovitz, Percival Amzie Duwocker, Smitryjack Vermeer, Ambrose Cecil Glyphocks, Adam Keith Goodman, Gary Leonard Solka, Eric Tracy Moore, Sean Patrick Downey. BACK ROW: Geoffrey Nestor Woodard, David Jules Hoodis, Scott Samuel Packman, Robert Bradley Guest, Jeffrey O ' Bannon Culp, Barton Lance Ridley, Todd Southgatc. John Foxwonh FRONT ROW: Choyl Lyn Petelin, I-.l, .,l, ill Veronioi Wal h, Jane Elizabeth Petty, Laura Lee Prathet. BACK ROW: Ga y Uonaid Solka, Adam Keith Goodman, Mark Wesley Simi. Gregory David Woodard. John Foxworth PEDDLING THE COMPANY: A Conoco representative speaks with Sharron Hargis, business senior. ASK SHERWIN WILLIAMS: Terri Lassi, finance junior, learns more about the company. 232 Business Council --.. tat REERS EXPOSED: The October 14 Career Expo gave University students a chance to discuss career opportunities with various company representatives John Foxworth Competitors get ahead with the extra edge Council representatives assist undergraduates in their eternal quest for success n business, being number one is never easy. Anticipating the competition ' s moves to strive for the top required an extra edge. The usiness Council did just that during the ar, trying to aid business students in their iest for success. The council ' s main objective was to serve as a ik between students, faculty and the business Immunity. " People on the council regardless of |ieir strengths and weaknesses are very effective providing a service for the students, " council Jpresentative Brad Guest, honors business jun- fr, said. These services ranged from keeping students liformed with the bi-monthly newsletter, Pro- vectus, to bringing employers and executives in |jie business community to campus. To help students drive for success, the council s $ litiated BMW, Business Majors Workshop, hich brought together business faculty from each department and undergraduates to discuss requirements and job opportunities. According to Guest, the program was very beneficial to underclassmen. " One of the coun- cil ' s weaknesses was that it tended to focus on programs more for upper division rather than freshmen, " he said. Turning their attention to graduates, the council sponsored Graduate Week in a joint venture with the Liberal Arts Council and the Pre-Law Association. More than 50 graduate and MBA schools, set up on the West Mall, provided graduate information to UT students. Included in the week of events were mock GMAT, GRE and LSAT exams. Representatives from the Stanley Kaplan Testing Center hosted a workshop on getting into an MBA program and thus encouraged students to ask questions and receive tips on application procedures and interview tech- niques. Continuing to give their students the edge, the council sponsored its biggest project, Busi- ness Week, during the spring. The theme, Win- dow to the Future, brought 100 executives into classrooms to talk with students about the busi- ness world and featured keynote speaker Hugh Liedek, Chairman of Pennzoil. Students could meet with other executives outside the classroom at several receptions host- ed by the council. Business Week also allowed students to interact with the business com- munity, while establishing contacts and future job opportunities. Providing multiple services, the council con- tinued to live up to its motto: Business is our Business. by Randy Adams Business Council 233 Council members ' clean-up efforts bring in the dough teSB== = HiniJPfil i =i Day in the sun raises money 5 = = arm weather is perfect for a car wash, but ssss for the Communication Council it was perfect for making money, too. The council sponsored a car wash, March 6, at Logan ' s Corner Bar-B-Q -to raise money to establish scholarships. Members washed nearly 102 cars and earned $70 in donations and over $500 in pledges. " We wanted to raise at least $ 1,000 to set up Comm Council scholarships. With the Uni- versity ' s matching funds, we ' ll probably reach our goal, " council member Sally Katovsich, communication sophomore, said. " We really had a great time doing it. " Katovsich chaired the Special Events Committee which sponsored the car wash. Another committee, Student Affairs, spon- sored the Big Brothers Big Sisters Advisory program which matched lower division students with upper division students in the same major. Big brothers and big sisters provided ongoing advice about registration, degree programs and FRONT ROW: Ron Dean Davis, Sham Kelly Unierhalcer. Raul Fernando Garza, Heather Elizabeth Higgins, Kimberly Susan Sterling. David Joseph Salinas. SECOND ROW: Kaihryn Eleanot Bennett. Kimberley Renee Baker, Amanda Kane Youngblood, James Judson Taylot IV. Stephanie Mafic Goldi- ano, Judy Gayle Lewallen, Came Lateen Manthey. THIRD ROW: Francisco Enrique Gonzales, Britton Elizabeth Jackson, Stephanie Michelle Tuvlin, Debora Lynn Simon, Louise Ann Sklat, Kimbetly Ann Moore, Albert Ramirez, Kimberly Denise Zook. BACK ROW: Chnstophet Raymond Bjotnson, Paul Michael Leonard, Christopher Jon Hilsabeck, Tun Ray Conyers, Lori Ann Anderson, Paige Nicole Porter, Lauren Elaine Street. course requirements. Several mixers were sponsored throughout the year by the Student-Faculty Committee to bring students and faculty together in a social setting. The committee also initiated " Faculty Pals " which matched each council member with one or more faculty members. Students were responsible for bringing their faculty pals to mixers, informing them of upcoming council events and recognizing their birthdays. The council ' s biggest event of the year was Comm Week. Held during the second week of April, each day was devoted to a different department in the college: journalism, adver- tising, radio-television-film and speech. Stu- dents could attend speeches, workshops and panel discussions, as well as mingle with pro- fessionals in their chosen fields. " Comm Week is definitely our biggest and best event, " president Heather Higgins, ad- vertising senior, said. " It shows what the college and the council are all about. " by Amanda Youngblood SUDS ' N SCRUBS: Sheri Brown, advertising sophomore, tries to cajole drivers into getting their cars washed, March 6. HOSE IT DOWN: Steve Ruken, RTF-government junior scrubs a bus that takes advantage of the Com- munication Council car wash held on March 6. 234 Communication Council s orseshoes clinked in the background, the 5 aroma of hotdogs was in the air and friend- ly conversation was all around at the re- juvenated Student Faculty Picnic which oc- curred for the first time in ten years and was sponsored by the Education Council. The picnic, held at Zilker Park, March 26, offered an opportunity for students and faculty in the College of Education to socialize in an informal setting. Many top professors and lec- turers attended the event which upheld the goal of the council to improve relations between faculty and students. " The council is really a link between the student and the teacher, " Lisa Watts, drama- education senior, said. " It helps us as students understand what will be expected of us as teachers. " The council also served to build a clearer understanding between groups concerned about the education field. Furthering this belief, the council sponsored a panel discussion about Sen- ate Bill 994, which concerned many students Professors, students gather for a day in the park Council hosts fun and games FRONT ROW: Susan Lynn Urban. Kim Luella Compton. Margaret Elizabeth G. Baker, Traci Dawn Hunke, Staci Lynn Ard, Lucy Marie Zapata, Jennifer Lynn Warner. SECOND ROW: Ashly Carol Shadwick, Jet, Rene Landfair, Laurie Anne Wood, Belinda Joy Jones, Lisa Gaye Watts, Laura Frances Hagan, Susan Kathtme Kramer. BACK ROW: Tracy Michelle Garrison. Mona Marie Treinies, Roger C. Williams, Denise E. Batto, Kattuyn Shawn Han, Diana L. Alexander and faculty members and intended to reduce the hours allowed to train future teachers in dealing with their students. According to council pres- ident Traci Hunke, education senior, the panel discussion was well attended and very infor- mative. Panel members Mario Benitez, Chairman of Curriculum and Instruction, Roger Williams, Assistant to the Dean and state legislator Terri Heller participated in the debate which at times became quite heated. Not only beneficial to students, the council was also well-respected by education faculty. According to Benitez, the council gave students and faculty a voice for their ideas. " If we did not have the Education Council, we would have to create one, " Benitez said. " The members of the council are not at all shy about voicing their concerns. This is important for us as faculty, so we can ensure that their UT diplomas really have meaning to them. " by Yvette Adams MAKING THE PLAY: Clyde Lehmann, education senior, catches a fly ball during a friendly game of Softball during the Education Council ' s student-faculty picnic in Zilker Park, March 26. FEASTIN " : Students and faculty gather to enjoy lunch at the council picnic. Jeff Holt Brian Adamcik Education Council 235 JUST A SLIGHT CHANGE: Dwight Abouhalkah, micro-biology senior, listens as Paula Garden, psychology senior, discusses her writing techniques while also asking for other student writers ' opinions at the Writer ' s Circle, Feb. 26. QUICK READ: Andrew Criss, architecture freshman, briefly skims through a poetry book brought to the Writer ' s Circle by another student, Feb. 26. The meeting was held every Thursday evening in the FAC. Students were encouraged to bring poetry, short stories or whatever they wanted to share. WE TAKE DONATIONS: Steven Rosenblum and Greg Hitt try to convince Patty Handelman and Susan Lowe to donate money to the Liberal Arts Council during the spring Study Abroad Fair. John Foxworth FRONT ROW: Tracy Lynn Rubin, Alisaa Louise Bum, Joseph Rudolph Profaizer. Paul Eukyung Kim, Amy Elizabeth Foerster. Adricnnc Marie Shia. Paula DeAnn Stout, John Sidney Adcock, Katie Ann Hite. Kimberly Elizabeth Monday. Kristen Ann Stilt. SECOND ROW: Stacy Ann Millet, Shertie Lynn Yantii, Tiiha Diane Goodman, Karen Melissa Merkel, Allison Freada Aranson, Jocelyn Louise Flores del Carmen, Jacqueline Frances Lain, Barbara Lyn Krauskopf, Sarah Ann Lilly, Laura Janelle Hoppenscem, Nancy Brooks Capps. Andrea Racquel Salinas, David Andrew McGaffey, Audrey Lynn Teagarden, Denise Marie Dudzinski, Madeleine Anne Boyer. Karrina Hope Brown THIRD ROW: Phyllis Betty Greenberg, Rebecca Lea Whellan, Leslie Kathryn Holdcroft, Matthew Edward Vogel, Jennifer Lyn Sabala, Vanessa Nicole Martin, Cheryl Lynne Norris, Suzanna Kay Moran, Monica Rurh Neumann, Jocelyn D. Margolin, Gregory Blair Kaplan, Gary Michael Jacobsen, Douglas Alexander Linton, David Richard Nathet. BACK ROW: Darcy Lynne Barrick, Michael Jay Rocenblum, Melanie Sue Lurie, Erica Lynn MinkofT, Bob Gary Culler, Gregory Paul Hitt, David Lavelle Thomas. Katherine Taylor Mize, Robert Elias Ramirez. Shelli Lee Ganson. David Jack Levy, Joseph Benjamen Kalapach, Paul Anthony Werner, Albert Byung Choi. Liberal Arts Council wt ' WHERE SHOULD I GO? Students question two liberal arts representatives at the Liberal Arts Council ' s Study Abroad Fair, March 9. Over 4,000 students attended the event. Robert Kirkham Schlafly, Weddington clash Debate ensues over women ' s employment opportunities ss wo of the nation ' s most vocal women ' s E activists, Phyllis Schlafly and Sarah Wed- " dington, came together in a two-hour de- bate, Nov. 23, to discuss the feminist move- ment ' s past effects on women. Sponsored by the Liberal Arts Council, the discussion, followed by a question and answer session, drew listeners from all over the city. The Performing Arts Center was filled to near- capacity for the event. Schlafly, a syndicated columnist and author of several books addressing conservative issues, discussed the effects and problems of affirmative action and comparable worth. She called af- firmative action an unnecessary program that gave jobs to women who may not have been qualified for those jobs. Weddington, a senior lecturer in government, was well-known for successfully arguing for GO AWAY! Edward Ziomkoski, Syracuse University rep- resentative, speaks with Tracey Boone, communications freshman, about various Study Abroad programs available through his school. Both were taking part in the Liberal Arts Council ' s Study Abroad Fair in the FAC lobby, March 9. The council had a large role in centralizing the offices on campus which advised students on the different study abroad opportunities. abortion in the 1973 Supreme Court case, Roe vs. Wade. A supporter of both affirmative action and comparable worth, Weddington said they benefitted women in the long run. She said that affirmative action helped change employers ' at- titudes regarding the hiring of women and minorities. Perhaps in some instances, she said, the plan did give jobs to under-qualified applicants, but that may have been necessary to reverse previous hiring discrimination. The two women were brought together as the highlight of the council ' s " Directions in Wom- anhood " series. " It was our most important event this year, " chairwoman Kim Monday, pre-med senior, said. " The women sparked con- troversy and encouraged people to think about the issues presented. " During the year, the council also established a more complete placement office for liberal arts students. " We ' re the largest college on campus. I think we should be able to help our future graduates more with finding a job, " Monday said. by Bridget Metzger Liberal Arts Council ; GETTING IT TOGETHER: Two Pharmacy students participate in a skit during the Pharmacy Follies held in Burdine Auditorium at the end of Parents Day, April 9. A DANCING CERVEZA: Two Pharmacy students portray dancing drugs during the Pharmacy Council Follies, April 9- FRONT ROW: Dawn Rene Naberhaus, Catherine Lyn Williams, Laura Lynn Landrum, Mkheline Marie Andel, Stacie Swinford Jenkins, Deanna Dean McGrew, Graciela Perez, Helen Elizabeth Smith. SECOND ROW: Richard Doyle Fincher, {Catherine Louise Anderson, James Konrad Weems, Roberto Davila Jr., Melissa Yvonne Zuniga, Lori Jeanne Ehrenfeld, Ann Marie Wilson, Sunita Balwamria Lad. BACK ROW: Rex Alan Schimpf, Stephen Lynn Murley, Franklin Albert Moffett, Ellen Marie O ' Neil, Donna Jean Rogers, Joseph Ted Dye, Eric Julian Tijerina, Jeffry Scott Felcman. John Foxworth Parents Day exposes College of Pharmacy Assembly, mock classes give moms and dads a taste of their kids ' medicine s-s arents Day is one of the most exciting programs we have, " Pharmacy Council president Stacy Jenkins, pharmacy senior, said. And it ' s true, the parents had a blast, too. For the benefit of parents wondering about their childrens ' futures, Parents Day began with a general assembly as the Assistant Deans of the College discussed placement, working condi- tions and job opportunities in the pharmacy profession. Then the parents trooped from class- room to classroom, attending 20 minute mini- lectures given by pharmacy professors. " We wanted the parents to get a feel for what their sons and daughters go through in college, " Jenkins said. Most of the parents left with a new view of their student ' s school work. Over 300 parents showed up for the Day and stayed on for special events such as Pharmacy Follies, a talent show presented after Parents Day. The council could successfully organize special events like Parents Day because of the wide range of members in its ranks. The council also sponsored the First Semester Party. Every organization participated in an extended orientation for new pharmacy stu- dents, guiding these fledgling pharmacists into the social world of their new college. " The Pharmacy Council is not like other college councils, " Jenkins said. " We bring to- gether the students with the faculty and the student organizations. " Most of the council members are the presidents and leaders of other pharmacy student organizations in addition to several elected rep resentatives. The cohesiveness achieved by this type of organization brought the pharmacy students together in what was already a close-knit college. by John Edwards 2 48 Pharmacy Council Tech Fair takes students into the business world Council gives helping hand larmacy,- Janice Jacobs or natural science students, the Natural Sciences Council was there to help. The 1 Council sponsored many informative activ- ities and thus served as a liaison between the students and the dean ' s office. Composed of 70 to 80 members, the Council was grouped into eight standing committees and was one of the largest student councils on the University of Texas campus. As one of the largest committees on the Council, The Tech Fair Committee sponsored the highlight of the year, Tech Fair, an event which the council would like to further develop. " We would like to see this grow, as it was new this year, " Shalini Reddy said. The Tech Fair invited several companies to speak about their operations and job oppor- tunities. The committee also collected resumes from students, serving as a placement center for students interested in programs highlighted at the fair. Although the Tech Fair required a great deal of time and effort, this event represented only a fraction of the activities sponsored by Council BROCHURE PLEASE?: Students examine what com- panies have to offer at the Tech Fair. committees. The Publicity Committee handled student-faculty mixers to publicize council ac- tivities while the Brown Bag Lunch Committee informed undergraduate students about grad- uate school programs. The Course and Curriculum Committee rep- resented the Natural Sciences Council at meet- ings with faculty members to decide next year ' s curricula. The Study Abroad Committee en- couraged overseas programs by creating a cen- tralized data base of study trips for quick ref- erence. The Constitution Committee attended to amendment or reconstruction of the council constitution. Twice a year, the Catalyst Committee pub- lished the Catalyst, the newsletter of the council and the college. Like similar programs in other college councils, the Big Brother Committee matched lower division students with upper division students who provided invaluable in- formation on university life. The Honors Brunch closed out the school year by honoring the best and brightest from each discipline in the college. by Albert Ramirez RONT ROW: Dane Michael Chetkovich, Yee Sing Tsai, Yevete Clack, Eric Joseph Hoffman. Claire Leslie Friedman, Ari dexis Zamurt. Anne Blanche Pater. Karolyn Michelle Maness, Debbie Jean Duran, Neil Brian Green. SECOND ROW: Keredith Paige Schneider, David Alfred Kirschner, Heather Margrerhe Wilson, Geera Rani Singhal. Karen L. Bucek, .laury Russell Mclntyre, Kim Sue Kochman, Michelle Sue Gordon, Donna Marie Duran, Christine Shoiu Wang. THIRD ,OW: Sherrie Lynn Rudy, Alon Abraham Steinberg, Bill Kirstein, Steve Michael Rutman, John French Kalan. Brian John Foxworth Preston Hopkins, Javaid Ahmed Shad, Jerry Alberto Krishnan, Stacy Luann Lesley, Jennifer Lea Steede, Chad James Goodman. BACK ROW: Evelyn Churchin Ding. Caroline Marseret Chang, Chris O ' Neill, David Zachary Creemor, Christopher Lee Rousculp, Adam Daniel Horvit, Charlotte Lynn Williams, Richard Irwin Carroll, Albert Andrew Yen, Derrick Leon Cameron, Gloria Jean Gonzalez, David Michael Dietz, Shalini Reddy. Natural Sciences Council 239 Job fair eases seniors ' pre-graduation anxieties Expo ' exposes ' opportunity ss here is a period of anxiety, uncertainty and E sometimes confusion during one aspect of college life job interviewing. The Stu- dent Engineering Council sponsored the En- gineering Exposition during the fall semester to help reduce problems students faced preparing for a career before graduation. The Exposition was a career fair which 46 different companies attended. According to Council president Danielle Sanborn, petroleum engineering senior, the program was so popular that the group had a waiting list of other companies wishing to attend. The expo sition allowed companies to show students what proj- ects they were involved in and to develop name identification with the students. " These are basically the same people who will be coming back to recruit later in the semester, " Sanborn said. " They (students) are not pres- sured at all, it ' s not at all like an interview. " More importantly, the Exposition allowed students to develop contacts with the com- panies. Company representatives also promoted programs for students who were not graduating seniors. These included summer jobs, co-op programs and internships. Extra space was provided for companies to make special presentations which included slide shows and videos. Representatives used these tools to show interested students the kind of work done and the various types of engineers the company utilized. In addition to the booths that companies set up in the Union Ballroom, student engineering groups could also recruit new members at the Exposition. " The Exposition really provided a good change of pace for recruiters, " Sanborn said. " Recruiters like to see people at outside events. " The council also tried to involve engineering students in community service projects and ser- vice organizations. Volunteers helped elemen- tary and high school students through Uni- versity-sponsored programs such as Discovery Hall and Operation SEEE. by Nick Sarantakes POLISHING THE " BENT " David Santiago, engineering junior, polishes the symbol of Tau Beta Pi, Feb. 22. Pledges for the engineering fraternity were in charge of keeping the " Bent " shining. FRONT ROW: Richard Charles Cardona, John G de Rochemom. Danielle H Sanborn, Marlene Lanettc Ewing, Tracey Thomasina Meronyk. SECOND ROW: Paul Hugh Philpott, David Clark Wilkinson, Frances Ming-Chun Chang, Laura Lynn Kahn, Rajeev Jain, Julia Maria Meriwether, Stephen Thomas Taggart, Barbara Helen Stark, Anthony Edward Campbell, Bruce Everett Wartell, Diane Elizabeth Vernino, Cindy Ann Rice, Emma Jane Samways. THIRD ROW: James Richard Koogler, Adrian Howard Goodisman, Jesus Terra as III, Thomas Eredrik Blom, Kelly Eugene Tjelmeland, Ross Martin Morgan, FonzeU DeOtis Martin, Joseph McFarland Gump, Christopher Todd Marcus, Kristina Diane Bauman, R. Scon Harris. BACK ROW: John Peter Sheputis, Michael John Hulbcrt, Jonathan C Buckingham, Fred Johnson Burress, James Patrick Ray, Charles Andrew Koudelka, David Lewis Taylor, David Blair Moore, Scott John Schwob, James Matthew DM by Robert Kirkhi PROMOTERS: During Engineering Week, Ken Kin Barbara Stark and Laura Bass discuss the increasing sales engineering sweatshirts as they promote the colleges ' a tivities to prospective and present engineering students. three participants are members of engineering honor soci ties that participated in the week of events. 240 Engineering Council indents put forth time, effort in order to make others ' lives a little easier D lan II focuses on servicing the community a II it took was a little time and effort to 5 make a difference. The Plan II Students ' Association devoted much of their time service projects and in the process increased its vn community awareness. One project, HOBO (Helping Our Brothers ut), gave Plan II students an opportunity to eet some of Austin ' s homeless. In February id April, about 20 members bringing food id dominoes visited the HOBO lodge and em an evening talking with several of the ETTING THE VOTES: Liberal Arts senate candidate Robin Billings, English senior, campaigns during the Plan II jeting, Feb. 23. CALL TO ORDER: President Will Woodruff, Plan II senior, takes care of meeting business. residents. " Our people got a lot out of this project. They learned that bad luck can and does happen to anyone, " service chairwoman Cathy Cramer, Plan II junior, said. " These people are really interesting. None of them fits the mold of what we think homeless people are like. " The Plan II Service Committee planned ad- ditional projects which included helping res- idents of the Austin State School send Christmas cards to their families, sponsoring a scavenger hunt at the Thurman Half-Way House and participating in Project Outreach. During this campus-wide volunteer day, April 23, Plan II members painted the house for the Austin Fam- ily Center and assisted with yardwork. " We had two specific goals this year. One was to get Plan II students more involved in the UT community and also to get them involved with the Austin community, " president Will Woodruff, Plan II senior, said. By working on various community projects, the officers of the association hoped to help Plan II students get to know each other and build enthusiasm for the programs. " Service was an element of our program that was lacking, " Cramer said. " It clearly turned out to be what our students wanted to do. " Association members also worked for Plan II students. They began development on an in- ternship program especially designed for Plan II students, instigated Plan II career planning and contributed to the Study Abroad curriculum. " We act as a catalyst for students enrolled in Plan II, " W oodruff said. " We ' re determined to remain a social organization. " by Tim Harms Michael Sir.iv.ito ,: John Foxworth FRONT ROW: Cliff William Vrielink, Nelson Harmon Mock, Michelle Ann Stinson, Richard Burton Hughes, Andrea Lynne Petkus, James Willard Woodruff, Catherine Marie Cramer, Emily Harriet Thornton, Duane Edwin Labbe, Kathryn Christine Palamoumain. SECOND ROW: Erin Elizabeth Fanes, Katrina Hope Brown, Nan Alison Krankel, Bonnie Michael Symonds, Michelle Denise Delgadillo, Andrea Racquel Salinas, Kevin Scott Smith, Leah June Treadwell. THIRD ROW: Carmen Teresa Lizcano, Sarah Marie Merrill, Becky Lea Banasik, Watson Wai-Shun Fung, Benjamin Paul Rode, Bret Thomas Howrey. Margaret Ellen Brown. BACK ROW: Jeff Allen Saunders, Lisa Marie Bamett, Catherine Marie Ikels, Charles Scott Dunlap, Jeffrey Craig Hopper, Caroline Blanchard William . Plan II Students ' Association 24 1 There ' s no place like the Union for home-away-from-home Reformation and renovation = he 1987-88 year was characterized by image i reform and facility renovation for the Texas " Union and the Texas Union Board of Directors. " We need to change the image of the Un- ion, " Board Chairman Jaime Vela, bilingual education senior, said. " We basically want it to be a home away from home. " According to Vela, the board ' s major project was overseeing the renovation of various parts of the building, particularly those areas of the facility which hold historical significance. The Sinclair Suite, which originally was re- served for women, and the Governor ' s Room, which in years past was the men ' s smoking room, both underwent major structural changes. Included in the renovation was the addition of a Mexican food outlet, " Tavern ' s " in the bar area. Vela said the the new establishment " should provide students with a place for sub- stantial food during a study break. " In addition to these tasks, the board dealt with problems that the Texas Tavern incurred when the drinking age was raised to 21. The income for the bar went down drastically after the change and hours had to be shortened to compensate for the loss of income. Also, minors were forced out of the area during serving times. The board compensated by dividing the room into two sections. The bar area restricted access to minors after 4 p.m. while the Tavern Showroom allowed all ages in with those over 2 1 being permitted to move between the two. The Showroom housed a majority of table space and showcased nu- merous bands that performed in the Tavern. Vela said this was done to allow minors to see the bands that perform. The old Varsity Cafeteria gained the attention of the board. Beside housing the Micro Center and KTSB Student Radio, the space was also allotted for Informal Classes and check cashing. " It ' s (board membership) a great learning experience for everyone involved, " Vela said. The board ' s 14-person membership consisted of two staff members, two coordinators, the Dean of Students, three faculty members and six students. Voting membership of the board in- cluded the student and faculty members. by Nick Sarantakes DID YOU KNOW? Frances Chang, shares information with fellow board members Lisa Greenwood and Paula Murray during a reception before the Feb. 25 Board of Directors meeting. John Foxwortr FRONT ROW: William Counsellor Brodcn, Pula CamiUe Murray, Lisa Gayle Greenwood, Sharon H. Justice Frances Ming-Chun Chang BACK ROW: Alison Anne Litrlefield, William Andrew Smith, Jaime Vela. Dale Edward Klein, Astrid Marii Cospet. Richard Vincent Lebovitz, Heidi Jo Torres. 242 Union Board of Directors FRONT RpW: Guy Frank Shelton, Michelle Marie Wayt. Alison Anne Linlefield, Amy Thomas, Gillian Galbraith BACK ROW: Ryan David Dietzen, Lena Angela Han, Carolyn M Bible, Richard Louis Heller, Jennifer Louise Horan PRIDE IN AMERICA: At the spring retreat for Union committee members, Ray Meyer, doctoral candidate from Minnesota State, discusses ethnic characteristics. John Foxworth Jnion council promotes multiculturalism Spring retreat for old and new members broadens views, strengthens Union ties uring the year the Texas Union Op- i = erations Council dedicated themselves to " multiculturalism. Both Ray Meyer, doc- ral candidate from Minnesota State and Bill ing, Stanford Student Union Programming irector, spoke to council members during the fall semester to broaden their knowledge of multiculturalism. Chairwoman Alison Littlefield, finance and marketing senior, said, " We wanted to promote and improve the understanding of multicul- turalism itself and between races. " Improving communication and interaction between council members was another goal of the council. To accomplish this, the council met weekly, attended training retreats and functions and utilized the Texas Union newsletter. The TUOC Public Relations Committee published the newsletter, " Union Exposed, " to keep Union committee members informed of the latest Union news. " Any member can con- tribute to the newsletter, " Littlefield said. " It contains information concerning current pro- grams, spotlights members and reports infor- mation that members need to know. It really is an aid to smooth communications. " The council consisted of four sub- committees: finance, management, public re- lations and dining service management. Each committee had approximately 25 members and was headed by a chair. By researching and INTEREST AND ENTHUSIASM: Union committee members listen attentively at the retreat, Feb. 7. monitoring budgets, the committees provided information to help the council make proposals to the Texas Union Board of Directors for improved Union efficiency. " This year has been a success for TUOC. We ' ve had a great group of leaders, " Littlefield said. " Moving our orientation to the West Mall this year increased our number of recruits. We also submitted our proposals earlier, which gave us more time to bring them to the Board and more time to work on them. " by Yvette Adams TU Operations Committee 243 Members research proposals and make recommendations regarding use of facilit Management group researches office use f ne of the main components of the Texas = B Union Operations Committee was the Texas Union Management Commit- tee. The committee ' s primary purpose was to research and present recommendations regard- ing use of Union facilities to the Union Board of Directors. The committee acted as the research arm for the board and probably worked more closely with board members than any of the other Union committees. One of their tasks was to allocate office space in Union facilities. Because there were only a small number of spaces available and over 500 organizations were registered, acquiring office space in the facility was tough. Committee members also checked and main- tained the suggestion boxes in the Union. The suggestions were discussed at meetings and those that were viable were put into practice. Once a semester, the committee monitored traffic through the Union. Members from var- ious Union committees were posted at the dif- ferent entrances to take a tally of people moving through the building. Counts were taken every 20 minutes during three-hour intervals. Members later used a sta- tistical equation to determine the approximate number of people moving throughout the building. Despite being involved in all these duties the Management Committee further strived to im- prove Union facilities. TURNING HEADS: Management Committee members listen attentively to a suggestion during the Feb. 16 meet- ing. They recommended that a deck be construct- ed outside the Tavern to give people a place to sit and enjoy music " al fresco. " " The deck will be installed. We ' re just waiting now to get the funding, " Chairman Leita Hart, accounting se- nior, said. The University ' s student radio station was set up in the old Varsity Cafeteria upon the rec- ommendation of the Management Committee. Even though the Varsity was not part of the Union, the building still fell under its juris-f diction. Composed of about 25 members, the Man- agement Committee was broken down into nu merous subcommittees. Hart said, " It is a gooc leadership experience for students interested ir managing projects. " by John Metzger Michael Stravau wnkn$(m t Muli.nl Stravui FRONT ROW: Lisha Ann Johnson. Laic Rabia Seller, Julie Gale Foulke. Shannon Mane Schumacher. Rhonda Lynn Toynbee, Shawn Alexander Maclaunn. Kristii Marie Andenon, Timothy Hugh Burnett. SECOND ROW: Mary Daphine Edwards, Amy Michelle Goddard. Chivas Renee Nounes. Samuel R. Askew, Steven Kyi j Perilman, Brian Sayre Price. BACK ROW: Leita Angela Han, Gary Frank Shelton. Jonathan Neal Pace, Robert William Wittc, Christopher C. Cowan, Robtr [ Ridling Pierce, Matthew Tracy Emex. 244 TU Management Committee IT: Tim Wilson, pre-med sophomore, uses the TUX card to pay for lunch March 1. The debit-card was available to all students for use in the Union and its satellites. DS committee offers edible alternatives Members go comparison shopping to keep Union competitive with local eateries E niversity students did not always have time s to plan what they were going to eat or how they were going to pay for it, so the Texas |Jnion created the Texas Union Dining Serv- :es and Marketing Committee. The group was divided into four subcom- mittees, each of which was charged with a specific task in handling the Union ' s various food services. One of these reported on price comparisons and helped the Union food outlets judge whether or not their prices were com- petitive with nearby restaurants. Results showed that the Union had prices very competitive with nearby hamburger and pizza establishments and that the outlets in the Union were 20 to 30 percent below the price of competitors. Another subcommittee developed the TUX debit card. Students deposited money into an account and were given magnetized cards with their names and social security numbers on them. With each deposit over $50, students got a 10 percent bonus. When students went to a FRONT ROW: Karen Milam Schurunacher, Holly Dunham Paddock. Sabrina Lynne Mroz. Karen Valerius. SECOND ROW: Raquel Berh Leder. Teresa Jane Bobo. Jennifer Ellen Miller, Tracey L. Luke. BACK ROW: Ryan David Dimen, Leslie Elaine Burgess, Lisa Kay Pence, Steven Scon Harris. Union food outlet, movie theater, copy center or the general store they simply used their card and the total was subtracted from the deposited amount. " It ' s the best kept secret in the Un- ion, " Tracy Luke, finance junior, said. A fourth subcommittee promoted the dif- ferent foods available at the Union. To promote February as National Potato Month, they ran specials that highlighted different aspects of the spud. Ads were printed in The Daily Texan along with a coupon good at the Union food mall and all the Union satellites. These specials helped to promote awareness of the Union ' s various food services. " This year we figured out our path and came into our own, " committee chairman Ryan Dietzen, Plan II junior, said. by Christine Heart TU UDS Marketing Committee 245 HOW MUCH?: Randy Corwin, architectural engineering junior, checks figures from a committee survey during the February 9 meeting. b Finance members cut slices of economic pie Committee members look to other schools for ideas on alternative Union funding = or the Texas Union Finance Committee, 5p their major project of surveying 50 uni- ' versities across the nation uncovered en- lightening results about other colleges ' union funding programs. " What (UT) students don ' t realize is that 89 percent of our Union is supported by the retail stores within the Union, such as Eeyores and the Copy Center, " board member Amy Thomas, finance-marketing junior, said. " Only 11 per- cent of the students ' fees go to supporting the Union. " Thomas also said that some universities used up to 35 percent of student fees to support their unions. " We ' re compiling this information so that we can report alternative funding to the Board especially with a slumping retail econ- omy, they need to be aware of these alter- natives, " Thomas said. Started eight years ago, the finance com- mittee was one of four operations committees responsible for reporting to the Texas Union Board of Directors. " The Board needed a group of students to work on finance projects, " Thom- as said. " We ' re beneficial to the Board because they get student insight and we get hands-on FRONT ROW: Kendra Ann Kennedy, Catherine May Goldsmith, Shelli Dawn Mueller, Amy Thomas, Amanda Louise Carlson, Karen Jill Robinowitz, John Thomas Cinemas. SECOND ROW: Kellie Jo Woodward, Julie Nicole Sheeler. Donald James Mack, Nicole Joel Johnson, David Hoon Song, Stacy Leigh Shushan, Jason Todd Jones. THIRD ROW: Rebecca Lynn Rodgers, Laura Ann Mayer, Todd Runyan, Jeffrey Russell Mullens, Keith Hampton Colejr , Reuben Booker Harrison, Kelly Ann Sprenkle, Lauran Ilene Plaskoff, Peter Vetnon Ewan. FOURTH ROW: Catherine Lee Bible, Ronald Maurice Clark. Smart Edward Nassos, William Ronald Miller I], David Shane Hogan, John Winston Spellman. John Harvey Best, Jacqueline Rene Ames BACK ROW: Neil William Henze, Barry C Williams. Randall Shawn Corwin. John Patrick Botand experience. The Committee had 42 members who di- vided themselves into six subcommittes: Ways and Means, Research and Development, Special Projects, Facts, Advertising and Budget Aware- ness. According to Thomas, committee member- ship provided good experience for its members. " You learn all this stuff in classes, but this is a great way to really apply what you ' ve learned, " she said. While the majority of the members were business students, Thomas said that the majo was not a prerequisite. " You ' d really b suprised, we have biology majors, psycholog majors, even pre-med students. Being a busines major is not a requirement on this committee. ' Though the committee seemed " all busi ness, " Thomas said they also had a lot of fun a a group and supported the Union by attendin; such social activities as the Madrigal Dinner. by Jeff Deitrick 246 TU Finance Committee West Mall tables, newsletters and Union tours highlight publicity efforts Public Relations spreads word to campus f he Texas Union Public Relations Com- : mittee was entrusted with informing stu- " dents about Union activities. When a pop- ular band played in the ballroom or an activity such as the Sports Trivia Contest needed pub- licizing, the PR Committee took over. One way the group advertised events was by manning booths on the West Mall. PR mem- bers dressed up in costumes at Halloween and the rest of the year they offered balloons and popcorn to attract students going to and from class. At the booth, people could pick up pam- phlets and other information or discuss coming attractions with a PR committee member. " We are an integral part of the Union, " committee chairwoman Jennifer Horan, pre-law junior, said. " We hope that by our efforts more students realize that they can come to campus not just for class, but to party also. " To pass along additional information, the committee issued a bi-weekly newletter to members of all Union committees. In the Jan- uary 25 issue, the " Rock ' n Thru the Night " party and Spring Orientation were highlighted. Along with providing information, the news- letter profiled a prominent Union member. During Round Up, tours were given through the Union. It was a time to show prospective students what could be found at Texas other than academics. New students were also in- formed about Union activities when they ar- rived at orientation. Each student was given a calendar publicizing events and trivia about the University. Advertisments about Union events in The Daily Texan furthered the committee ' s job of informing students. An important part of the Texas Union, the PR committee worke d to change and expand the image of this student hotspot. by John Metzger TELLING IT LIKE IT IS: Tracy Sergo and Christina Cabral look on as Robert Murski provides upcoming Union programming information to a passer-by on the West Mall. THE FUTURE GOVERNOR?: Members of the PR committee publicize the lecture by San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros. He spoke on the importance to everyone of gaining experience through student leadership positions on the university level. FRONT ROW: Anna Chans Patterson. Dina Thomas. Tiffany Ann Mason. Chnsnna Jane Cabral, Ttacy Lynn Sergo. BACK ROW: Holly Elizabeth Ellis, Michael Robert Tooker. Julie Ann Griffin, Jennifer Louise Horan, Robert Charles Murski. TU Public Relations Committee 247 FRONT ROW: Mike V. Ramirez, Carolyn Day Thurmond, Mandy Karen Griffin, Arthur Scipio Africano, Elizabeth Ann Blevins, Lisa Gayle Greenwood, Eng Wah Chen, David Andrew McGaffey, Franchelle Yvette Boyd. BACK ROW: Carol Hi Griffin, Charles Renaud, Adriana Hernandez- Pruneda, Carol A. Prior, Peter Chua, Heidi Jo Torres, Steve C. Gauntt, Jerry M. Wade. Membership recruiting pays off for Union Orientations on West Mall encourage more active participation from UT student. T? his year the Texas Union Program i Council emphasized recruiting freshmen for committee membership. Special orien- tations, aimed at introducing students to TUPC and its causes, were held on the West Mall in the early fall and spring. Other mediums of advertising for recruiting this year included buttons, balloons and ban- ners. Chairwoman Heidi Torres, journalism se- nior, said, " We have done very well this year. We have made more advances, more programs, better enthusiasm and much better recruiting. " TUPC consisted of 1 1 committees which had special interests such as minority and inter- national awareness, art education and film and political issues. Using these topics, programs were planned to create more social and rec- reational activities. In the fall, Caesar Chavez, leader of the United Farmworkers of America, was invited to cam pus to give a speech on the treatment of minorities. The TUPC also worked to build camaraderie and openness among the members of the coun- cil. According to Torres, the council stressed communication and working together as a group. " To accomplish our goal we emphasized vol- unteering for other committees when they need- ed the manpower and to help each other with advertising by handing out other committee ' s flyers, " Torres said. " On a higher level we encouraged communication among committee chairs. " To achieve this communication, each chair was asked to attend one program of a different TUPC committee and announce other com- mittees ' programs at their own meetings. Other activities promoting better relations, Torres said, included a spring party attended by all TUPC committees. The increased communication paid off. Ac- cording to Torres, the TUPC ' s biggest activity of the year Friday Gras was a huge success. " I ' m sure it was because the whole committee worked together, " Torres said. Hun- dreds of people attended the annual Union- wide SLAYING THE DRAGON: As part of the celebration for the Year of the Dragon, the Asian Culture Committee held a banquet, Feb. 16 in the Union Ballroom. Guests were treated to performances that spotlighted various aspects of the culture. party where different committees each sponl sored an activity. Parry-goers could play th " Dating Game, " " Twister, " or " Lazer Tag among other things. 248 TU Programs Committee by Yvette Adams Culture club gives insight Programs bring an international flavor to University 5 really think we ' ve done a great job putting on 3 programs this year. It was a fascinating ex- " " perience to watch people from so many cul- tures being drawn together, " Ruth Polzer, French junior, said. In order to bring people together, the Texas Union International Awareness Commit- tee sponsored a mixer for UT students, faculty and staff at the beginning of each semester. To induce conversation, as students entered the fall mixer in the Union Ballroom they were given pins which they used to mark their place of origin on a world map hanging on a nearby wall. According to committee member Bill Boyce, aerospace engineering graduate student, TAKING A LOOK: University students representing Pan- ama in the International Parade watch with delight as another group performs on the West Mall, Apr. 1 1 . LET ' S START THE SHOW: Dr. Ronald Brown, vice president for Student Affairs, prepares to cut the ribbon to officially begin International Week as program coordinator Heidi Torres, journalism senior, and Margaret Kidd, Director of the International Office, assist. FRONT ROW: Ruth Elaine Polzer, Tony Xibao Zhang. SECOND ROW: Susan Nelson Weilbaecher, William Henry Boyce, Sandra Ramona Alvarez, Due Quy Pham THIRD ROW: Mark Chinho Suk, Heidi Jo Torres, Jon Erik Gibson. FOURTH ROW: Kaihy Jean Bums, Nancy Kay Pummill, Libs Goldberry Edwards, Steve Champion Gaumt, Angela Lynne Jones. BACK ROW: William Andrew Wiggmton, Adriana Hernandez-Pruneda, Rose Ann DeSouza, Kyriacos Constantinou Mouskos. " The map was a favorite place to be. It naturally assimilated everyone who came in. " Some people danced to the international mu- sic which filled the air while others munched on the snack food that was available. Mostly, how- ever, the diverse cross-section of 700 inter- national students exchanged insights and ideas on various cultures, both American and foreign. " It was really fascinating to be in a room where so many different countries were represented, " Polzer said. " It was like spending the night in a different country. " To draw attention to another international committee event, Octoberfest, an eight foot beer stein was displayed during the last week in October on the West Mall. The 200-300 people who attended the event in the Texas Tavern, Oct. 29, listened to German and Austrian music played by an authentic Bavarian music group, Oma and the Oom-pahs from New Braunfels. A UT dancing group, wearing full native Ba- varian dress, enhanced the evening ' s entertain- ment while a tasty buffet dinner of weiner schnitzel, knockwurst and strudel rounded out the German theme. by Yvette Adams Laura Darby TU International Awareness Committee 249 Afro-Americans strive to increase black awareness Efforts foster recognition 5Ss ith membership at an all-time high, the == 1987-88 school year was one of the most " eventful ever for the Texas Union Afro- American Cultural Committee. " Activities such as Blackfest, the MLK Celebration and the dedication of specially commissioned artwork combined to educate and expose the UT cam- pus to the African American culture, " TU A- ACC chairperson Franchelle Boyd, zoology-pre- med senior, said. The committee ' s events and programs in- creasingly fostered black awareness to students of all races. " Our efforts are intended to create recognition and support for Afro- American cul- tural advancement on campus, " Boyd said. One significant landmark for the TU A-ACC was the dedication of an important painting depicting historic black UT students Heman Sweatt and John Hargess. The painting, to be located in the Union, was the fifth in an ongoing series of privately commissioned black art. " Much of the old Union Artwork was lost in renovations during the early 80 ' s, " Boyd said, " as a result, the committee saw a need to instill what is annually becoming a rich tradition of combining art and black expression. " SINGING OF THE SPIRIT: Members of the Innervisions of Blackness Gospel Choir perform during the MLK Cel- ebration. " King: A Drum Major for Justice " featured speeches, music and a re-enactment by local actor Julius Tennon of King ' s 1963 " I have a dream " speech. FRONT ROW: Franchelle Yvertc Boyd. Sabnna Gail Byerly, Cassandra Lynn January, Deidre Y. Strong, April Juanita Chearam. SECOND ROW: Patsy L. Julius, Andtea Felice Anderson, Monica F. Coverson, Deanna Beverly Dewberry THIRD ROW: Melody Gayle Tezino, Stacie Lynn Babies, Kmaya Tmasha Small, Armendia Pierce, Kimberley Renee Baker FOURTH ROW: Diane Elizabeth Headley, Dierdre F. D. Hammons, Eric Michael Ben(amm, John Hermon Thompson, Monita Rose Johnson. FIFTH ROW: Sara Jackson, Rachelle Leann Young, Bertha Alvina Edwards, Horacha Elaine Jones, Keith Uvan Jackson. BACK ROW: Sidney Lamont Henderson, Kevin Bernard Crowley, John Earl Montgomery Jr., Kent Montgomery, Sirrod Sille Robinson. Other traditions were the committee ' s Blackfest and Reflections of Black Elegance Ex- travaganza. The events entailed lavish parties with entertainment, cultural events and a pres- entation of authentic African cultural fashions. For the second year in a row, the committee sponsored the MLK Celebration. " King: A Drum Major for Justice " featured Na ' im Ak- bar, a clinical psychologist from Florida State University. He discussed King ' s role as an ad- vocate of civil and human rights. An additional lecture with guest speaker Yolanda King, daughter of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., was held in February. " Although the cultural programs and ac- tivities created a hectic schedule of events for the TU Afro-American cultural committee, we ' ll continue to provide increasing exposure to the presence of the Afro- American culture at UT, " Boyd said. by Todd Lenahan REMEMBERING KING: Keynote speaker Dr. Na ' im Akbar addresses the crowd at the MLK Celebration Jan. 17. I nittccfwkcdr Qiniw nudon bi Allen Brook wsity. Oneof iled by Ac a Teas Tivm, Bwdi ibtd student) fan cm " Power ad Ac Mtw 250 Afro-American Culture Committee FRONT ROW: Maria Elisa Zuniga, Michael Ramirez, Rosemary Gusman, Jaime Macias Conrreras. BACK ROW: Maria de Lourdes Lozano, Rene Roben Ura, Roben Anthony Rodriguez, Charles Renaud, Carlos Hervcy Gomez, Michael Anthony Arellano. THUMBING THROUGH: John Taylor, graduate business stu- dent, studies quietly in the TU Chicano Culture Room, March 1. Michael Stravato Mexican music attracts students to Union Fridays at the Texas Tavern draw hundreds of participants for Chicano Nights f he Texas Union Chicano Cultural Com- i mittee furthered cultural awareness among Chicano students by scheduling a plethora ' of events for Mexican-Americans in the Uni- versity. One of the more popular events sched- uled by the committee, Chicano Night at the Texas Tavern, routinely attracted several hun- dred students for an evening of Mexican music. " Power and the Mexican- American Woman " was perhaps the most informative event spon- sored by the committee. The activities began Thursday, Nov. 12, as the committee sponsored panel discussions on a wide range of subjects which highlighted the problems and challenges of successful Mexican-American women in Tex- as. The following day, speakers addressed His- panic attitudes towards a variety of topics in- cluding politics, education, careers, family and double minority social barriers. The speakers represented professional Mexican-American women and included Amalia Rodriquez Men- doza, Director of Voter Registration in the Travis County Tax Office of Austin, and Anna Martinez, Anchor Reporter for KVUE-TV. The Fall of ' 88 Noche Tejana Dos, the second annual Tejana night, April 16, featured Chicano Culture at its best in another committee ex- travaganza. The Travis High School Ballet Fol- klorico, Julio Casas y Mariachi Continental and Gary Hobbs The Hot Sauce Band were just some of the performers who entertained stu- dents in the Union Ballroom. Also at Tejana night, the committee unveiled the mural La Education y Evolution Chicana in the Texas Union Chicano Culture Room. This huge painting, covering an entire wall, rep- resented the committee ' s aspirations for the people they represent at both the Union and in the University. by John " Edwards OPENING NIGHT: Artist Pio Pulido and his wife, Sylvia Orozoco, explain the symbolism of the mural at the un- veiling of the Texas Union Chicano Cultural Committee room. Kimberly Phipps TU Chicano Culture Committee 251 Banquet and parade kick off festivities celebrating the Year of the Dragon Chinese New Year brought in with a bang 5 n only its first active year, the Texas Union = Asian Culture Committee started strongly with a membership of 28 students and several interesting and successful programs. The committee sponsored several other pro- grams including Asian Day an exposition on Asian countries, Jungle Bash, Cultural Talent Night and a speaker series, " Japan Beating the US at its own game. " Committee head and Year of the Dragon coordinator Janice Chen, electrical engineering graduate student, said that the committee had gotten off to a good start. " The Jungle Bash Mixer, for example, had an attendance of over 500 students. The Day of the Dragon was a real hassle to organize but it was a great success. I think we have had an excellent response, " Chen said. During February, the committee held The Year of the Dragon Celebration in co- sponsorship with Alpha Chi, Chinese Students and Scholars, Hong Kong Students Association and Malaysian Students Association. Activities during the Year of the Dragon Celebration related to the Chinese New Year, Feb. 17, 1988 of the lunar calendar. On Tuesday, Feb. 16, a buffet dinner held in the TU Ballroom began the celebration, fol- lowed by two hours of entertainment including martial art exhibitions, traditional music, slide shows and Chinese opera and drama. On LET THE PARADE BEGIN: Before beginning their routine during the Dragon Parade on the West Mall, the lion dancers salute the audience. The dance is performed to signify prosperity and good luck. Michael Stravato FRONT ROW: Janice Wah Chen, Maureen Young. Belle Madge Chen. Shan- Yu i l,.,.i,,, Mimi Hoa l.y. Cindy Shin-Di Tiai. SECOND ROW: Debbie Wang, Shyh Ning Mini, Mi- Yoog Kim, Christine Siew Yin Tan, Bemadette Uy Cula, Sharon Li, Amy II Myoung, Jeuica Ueyun Su. BACK ROW: Daniel Thomas Gerron, Michael Reyei Anguitia, Rocky Liren Shih, Wen-Hao Dennis Wen, Wei Nein Lee, Thmh Phut Nguyen, Jeff Jieh-Fuu Chen, Sui-Tak Danny Fung, Timothy Jason Lee. Wednesday, a Year of the Dragon Parade on the West Mall featured the Traditional Lion Dance and Ribbon Dancers. On Thursday, a documentary, First Moon, explained the first 1 5 days of the Chinese New Year. Friday, music was heard in the Ballroom FEMININITY AND GRACE: The Fan Dance has been a popular form of entertainment for centuries for the emperors of Asian dynasties. Performing at the Feb. 16 Year of the Dragon banquet are Helen Tu, pre-business freshman, Christine Liu, biology freshman and Evelyn Ding, pre-med freshman. at the scene of a special dance, " A Night in an Asian City. " The Committee promoted Asian Culture to the campus through educational, social, rec- reational and cultural events. Other purposes involved improving understanding among Asians, Asian-Americans and interested persons of other cultures and providing a feeling of family for the Asian student away from home. by Yvette Adams John Foxwonh 252 Asian Culture Committee FRONT ROW: Jodi Krisrine Bodenhamer, Sara Beth Gascon, Tanya Anne Gallang, Leigh Ann Shaver. Petar Turcinovic SECOND ROW: Christine Mia Juhng, Crystal Kathleen Philcoi. Chun Tan Wright, Olisa Lee Corcoran. Michelle Lee Zieglet. Kim Ann Obele THIRD ROW: Robert John Pelton. Jennifer Marie EUard, Dec Ann Lorraine Jones. Adina Eve Ofseyer, Michael David Richman. Elizabeth Ann Blevins FIFTH ROW: Tnpti Rani Mahendra, Pairick Shane Lockley. Michael John Karmann. BACK ROW: Samuel Brent McElreath. Ellen Ruth Larkin. Mike V. Ramirez Michael Stravato Magdalena Zavala f l Austin Late Night rocks with the Wigglies Hundreds leave studying behind when two Austin bands play on the Union Patio s 5 5 ith some hands grasping cold brew and ssss others wrapped around loved ones, nearly " 300 UT students and passersby were driven into the frenzy of Bil l McCulloughs ' hard driving music as the Wigglies opened in the Texas Union Patio, March 24. The Wigglies and the Way Outs brought their shows to the Union under a new program showcasing Austin bands sponsored by the Tex- as Union Campus Entertainment Commit- tee. The 25 member committee paid for the advertising and provided the manpower for the organizing, set up and clean up of all their projects. The bands received both free exposure during the off seasons and a chance to play their music, while the students got a free show. " The Austin Late Night is a new program that ' s turning out pretty well, " chairwoman Elizabeth Blevins, psychology senior, said. " The students like it so we do it " . Because of the CEC ' s nonprofit status, spon- soring such cultural events as the Gary Grants ' one man show and the Broadway play " 42nd Street " were almost too successful, drawing many students away from the Performing Arts Centers ' money making events. When the com- WALTZ THE NIGHT AWAY: An Austin couple swirls along with the music as the Austin Symphony Orchestra plays to a huge crowd in the Texas Union Ballroom, March 26. The Great Waltz was held each semester and attracted converts, both students and Austin area residents, to the fine art of ballroom dancing. LAY BACK AND SOAK UP ATMOSPHERE: Robbie Araiza and Kim Hayes, mem- bers of the " Way Outs, " entertain students during Austin Late Night on the Texas Union Patio, March 24. mittee was limited by the PAC to the Longhorn Jazz Festival during the Fall of 1988, the group rolled up their sleeves and got to work on alternatives such as Austin Late Night which draws around 50 to 200 students at every concert. " What we need is more students and less apathy, " Blevins said. " We work hard to bring the best to the University. " And if the attendence at Austin Late Night was any reflection, the students were respond- ing. Although a transition from large scale the- ater productions to musical events during Blevins ' four year stint on the committee re- flected the changing tastes of the student body, this hardworking, close knit group continued to produce unique and varied events of cultural value within a college student ' s budget. by John Edwards Jeff Holt TU Campus Entertainment Committee 253 WHAT ' S YOUR ANSWER, BACHELOR NO. 1?: Julie Preszier, aerospace engineering freshman, enjoys the answer from Mark Sims, pre-business freshman, while playing the Dating Game at Friday Gras, Sept. 1 1. At the end of the round, Preszier chose Bachelor No. 1. TU ' s two biggest parties draw thousands ' Friday Gras, ' ' Rock ' n Thru the Night ' offer wild alternative to Sixth Street F veryone needs to go to Friday Gras . . . it ' s a real adventure, " chairwoman Stephanie Termina, communications senior, said. Fri- day Gras was by far the largest event the Texas Union Campus Interaction Committee planned. Every year on the second Friday of the fall semester, the Union turned into one giant party. " It started off as a free admission, free beer, drunken brawl, " Termina said, " and even though the drinking age has gone up, there are certainly many things to do for everyone. " Those events included laser tag, the dating game, casino games and armadillo races. Six bands, highlighted by Austin favorites Omar and the Howlers in the Ballroom and Killer Bees in the Texas Tavern, performed throughout the night. According to Termina, mapping out Friday Gras was a year-long process. The major plan- ning for the party started in the spring semester around March and continued through the sum- mer until September. Besides Friday Gras, this 34-member com- mittee also worked with the University Men ' s Rally Board to boost participation in the rallies FRONT ROW: Stephanie Anne Termina, Kimberly R. Cox, Manitha Mehta, Linda Munoz, Julia C. Fleckenstein, Michele Andrea Riley, Jennifer Kaye Tucket SECOND ROW: David Moore, Brooke Bonner, Laura Jonelle Foshee. Lota Lyn Cruzan, Janice Lynn McOukill, Robin Renae Rippy, Anthony Brown THIRD ROW: Suzanna C. Bosarge, Nathan Ray Home, Laura Luz Barriemoi, Kritin Marie Koenig, Oscar M. Ramirez, Gerard D ' Souza, Susan Lynn Suth- erland. Audrey Lynn Teagarden BACK ROW: ShelU Lee Gaiuon, Melissa Sue Crenwelge, Timothy Denis McMahon, Charles Orhon, Julie Lynn Knowlton, Lisa Owen. before football games. In the spring the committee sponsored, along with radio station KHFI-FM (K-98), " Rock ' n Thru the Nite. " " We had over 2000 people show up for this. In the past, the party has attracted only 200-300 people, so it was quite a success this year, " Termina said. The Ballroom ' s opening band was Dr. Pat- terson and the Associates. Headlining the night was a local favorite Bad Mutha Goose. The Texas Union Film Committee showed free Beatles movies in the Union Theater. " In April, we had a quarter party. The theory behind this was that everyone in college is poor, so this parry was going to be as cheap as possible. " Termina said. " The admission was free with everything else being a quarter even beer. " CIC also presented a spring concert series on West Campus in which several bands played. " This is the first time the school has allowed amplified music on West Campus, so I had to have my finger on the volume switch the entire I time in case it was a little too loud, " Termina said. by Jeff Deitrick John Foxworth 254 TU Campus Interaction Committee Debates, forums, lectures expand insight while sparking campus controversy TUSIC gears events to concerned students = he Texas Union Student Issues Com- E mittee, known previously as The Human " Issues Committee, presented a broad range of issues and activities to the campus during its first year as an official student organization. Affiliated with the Union Program Council, TUSIC sponsored debates, guest speakers and forums on campus as part of its effort to educate and encourage decision making by concerned students. " Campus Crossfire, " one of the committee ' s most successful events, promoted free student debates over such issues as politics, gay and lesbian rights and abortion. Their biggest event, " CIA: Recruiting for National Security? " was a three-day focus, March 22-24, on college re- cruitment by the CIA. It featured Arthur Hulnick, CIA Academic Coordinator, a film documentary, " On Company Business, " and high ranking CIA official, John Stockwell. " The ideas and energy of our new members combined with the experience of our old mem- bers helped make the Student Issues Committee a success. It enabled us to cooperate with other groups to produce excellent programs " chair- woman Teri Pinney, liberal arts sophomore, SPARKING CONTROVERSY: Arthur Hulnick, CIA Academic Coordinator, speaks on " Secret Intelligence in a Dem ocratic Society " in the Union Ballroom, March 22. WAITING FOR ANSWERS: Students listen to Students ' Association Presidential candidate James Aldrete, Plan II senior, during an SA Question and Answer Forum in the Union, Feb. 23- said. TUSIC also presented an informal gathering for University students with President Cun- ningham, planned the monthly student " Sound-off on the West Mall and helped organize " UT Head to Toe, " a successful fash- ion show co-sponsored by the UT Fashion Group. During two Union events, fall Friday Gras and " Rock ' n Thru the Night " in January, the committee sponsored their popular version of " The Dating Game. " The game followed the same format as the television version. Partici- pants were chosen from the audience, with the bachelors or bachelorettes hidden behind screens while the guest asked questions provided by the committee. Prizes ranged from free pizzas and ice cream to complementary condoms in an array of colors. Not afraid of controversy, TUSIC also ad- dressed the question of installing condom ma- chines in restrooms on campus. Another future activity for the group concerned studying the effects of the mass media on University stu- dents. by Tim Harms Michael Stravato FRONT ROW: Ten Ann Pinney, Ruth Hanna Blumenthal. Phyllis Betty Gteenbcrg. SECOND ROW: Chris Lynn Tannehill, Maria Christine Kinzer, Marc Btian Wilenzick. THIRD ROW: Sonia Jo Alba, Petet Chua, Robin Louise Stanfield. FOURTH ROW: Jennifer Lynn Graves, Joseph Guenther Boyer. BACK ROW: Jeffrey Louis Wade. Valerie Ann Tesch, Linda Beth Milch, William Eugene Fason. TU Student Issues Committee 255 ill. " - ' ' Soviet defector highlights Union calendar of events DSC brings lectures, forums Utii - he Texas Union Distinguished Speak- s ers Committee was the key to providing the University community with a chance to see, hear and ask questions of renowned people who have contributed something to the world, " chairwoman Carolyn Thurmond, government senior, said. Speakers were selected based on their knowledge, experience, influence and po- sition in public office, foreign affairs, private industry and history. Because it lacked funds for continuous lec- tures with well-known figures, the committee concentrated on smaller events but planned one or two lectures with renowned speakers. In November, the committee sponsored Arkady Shevchenko, who, when he came to the United States in 1978, was the highest ranking Soviet diplomat to ever defect. Author of the best-selling novel Breaking with Moscow, he spoke of U.S. Soviet relations on the eve of scheduled talks between President Reagan and Premier Gorbachev. Over 300 students attended the lecture en- titled " War and Peace. " He had been a strong supporter of communism, but lost faith in the system when he was Undersecretary General of the United Nations. This led to his defection in 1978 and his U.S. citizenship in 1986. Shevchenko said, " I don ' t miss the power element of Soviet politics. " What he does miss, he said, are the Russian culture and his family. " Of course you miss your own country, the environment there. It is difficult to adjust, but I don ' t regret leaving, " he said. The committee dedicated itself to providing the University with elite lecture programs. A debate on the government ' s role and regulations in toxic waste began the lecture year in Feb- ruary. Dr. Peter Bowman of the Sierra Club and Karen Shewbart of the Dow Chemical Company headed each opposing side at the debate. In April, Harvard teacher and renowned economist, John Kenneth Galbraith, presented his views on U.S. and Japanese economic com- petitiveness at the committee s symposium. His lecture included views on the world trade scale and projections of the future for the two coun- tries, socially and culturally. " The Distinguish Speakers brought in in- terests and made people more knowledgeable about these topics. Our goal is to try to appeal to the various groups on campus, " council member Shelly Humfory, accounting junior, said. by Christine Heart PORTRAIT OF A DEFECTOR: Arkady Shevchenko, Russian defector and best-selling author of Breaking with Moscow, speaks ro students in the Union Ballroom, Nov. 10. He was travelling the lecture circuit telling Americans why he chose to leave the Soviet Union. FRONT ROW: Michael Anchony Torres, Carolyn Day Thurmond. Joal Can- non. Michelle Lynn Humphrey SECOND ROW: John Vincent Hanke. Laurie Denise Hastings. Stefame Lynn Bennett, Leigh Christian Arrendondo, Kelly Elizabeth Harvey, Kerry Ann O ' Brien. BACK ROW: David Franklin Smith III, Bryan Edward Stone, Brad Neal Eastman f SPEAKING ON ECONOMICS: John Kenneth Galbraith, a na- tionally acclaimed author and economist, gives a special keynote address entitled, " U.S. Japan Economic Relations, Can We Afford to Buy More; ' " in the Texas Union Ballroom, April 13- The lecture closed the three-day U.S. Japan Economic Symposium. A pro- fessor at Harvard University and former editor of fortune magazine, Galbraith was spon sored by the Distinguished Speakers Committee. " mama! 256 TU Distinguished Speakers Committee tudents enjoy tea, hot chocolate, hors d ' ouvres with piano accompaniment rally ho! Meet at the Union for High Tea t was like a scene out of student life at Oxford or Cambridge students sipping tea, en- joying cheese and crackers and debating cam- |.is issues while listening to pianist Charles |: rter. This was High Tea, a new event sponsored by lie Texas Union Fine Arts Committee. Occurring four times during the semester in the Union ' s Presidential Lobby, High Tea reminded students of the Union ' s original purpose: to debate student issues presented by campus groups and University students. " High Tea brings our Union in touch with the traditions of the first Unions founded in England, " committee member Robert Junge, chemical engineering junior, said. The teas headed a long list of projects that the committee sponsored throughout the year. Exhibits of various paintings, photographs and special exhibits for Black History Month and about Asian and Chicano cultures were displayed in the new Ur jn gallery which was . FRONT ROW: Lisa Gayle Greenwood. Yee-Sing Tsai, Janet Elizabeth Roush. Cathy Jean LicaJ.cn. SECOND ROW: Hiiu-Bun Hsu, Karen Michelle Hop- kins. Christopher M Haas. Khaled NI.U Mansur. BACK ROW: Robert Charles Junge, Christina F. Schurig, Brigitte Suhr, Katherine E. Almanza, Virgil Ross Tindall. managed by the committee. Many of the ex- hibits were created by University students and professors or were on loan from other galleries in the Central Texas area. An added program that kept committee members busy was " Art on Campus. " Rolls of butcher paper and tempra paint, set up on the West Mall, welcomed people passing by to be creative. Anyone interested could paint what- ever his or her imagination dictated. They could view their fall semester creations on display in the Fine Arts Committee ' s office. The spring semester sidewalk expressionists ' work was ex- hibited in the Union gallery. " Art is for everyone and the committee pro- motes an awareness, " committee chairwoman Lisa Greenwood, psychology junior, said. by Christine Heart Michael Stravato RELAXING IN THE AFTERNOON: Tracey Weaver, Theresa McGeehan and Una McGeehan take a break from their studies to partake in the High Tea in the Texas Union Feb. 3. TU Fine Arts Committee 257 IHITI V|!I Organization sponsors one-of-a-kind student film festival for the third coa. Entrants go reel-to-reel in competitior he Texas Union Film Committee ' s big E project of the year was the sixth annual " National Student Film Competition. " We publicized this a lot because it ' s a one-of-a-kind for the area. The only other student film festivals are at UCLA and NYU, " committee chairman Arthur Africano, RTF senior, said. The festival gave aspiring young film makers a chance to show their work. The films were judged by movie critics from newspapers and by independent movie producers. After the judging, the winning films were presented at a special viewing in the Union Theater, for no charge, to anyone interested in seeing them. While the Film Committee was not directly responsible for film programming, they gave input to film programmer Steve Bearden and supplemented films with activities ranging from film festivals and guest speakers to theater ren- ovations and ticket sales. The year ' s other events included the Anima- tion Film Festival, Jean Cocteau Festival and the ever-popular Cult B Movie Festival. " Things from each genre such as Japanese monster mov- ies seemed quite popular, " Africano said. According to Africano, the committee had been in operation for about ten years since taking over the responsibility from the Students ' FRONT ROW: Arthur Scipio Africano. Mary Elizabeth Mallory, Florence Anne Sunio, Kristine Lynne Wilkinson. Mary Ellen Lyons, Mark L. Bristol. SECOND ROW: Marilyn Ruth Moore, Michael Henry Kopp. Jeff David Groves, Diane Margaret Sykes. THIRD ROW: Crisney Ruth Lane. Randy Craig Carmical, Jennifer Lynne Hooper, Teresa Renea Lashbrook, Karen Renee Rascon, Anne Blanche Pater. FOURTH ROW: Christopher A. Van Riet. Brian Edward Wirtenbtook, David Bradley Bourland, Thomas Lee Nix. Jacqueline Janice Baumer, Joel Rolando Garza. FIFTH ROW: Diane Louise Weidenkopf. Brad Nicholas Pope. Teresa Ann Nolan, Karin Marie Dodd. Cynthia Anne Kurowski, Eric Scott Levy, Kimberly Dawn Stanick. BACK ROW: Bess Ella Banister, Scott Shaun Kentros, Kelly Brett Konis, Charles Marcel Snead. Michael Jay Slosky, Andrew James Martin. Paul Michael Leonard. ONE FOR THE " FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS, " PLEASE: Union Theater Supervisor Kathy Kern, government senior, describes one of the feature films to a patron. Though the movies weren ' t chosen by the Film Committee, members gave input to the programming director. " We go out to the student body in all areas and find out what they ' re interested in, " committee chairman Arthur Africano, said. Association. " We ' re part of a business that specifically is involved with the operation of Hogg Auditorium and the Texas Union The- ater, " he said. When asked what films UT students pre- ferred most, Africano said, " I ' ve never seen a fall calender that didn ' t have Monty Python ' s Holy 258 TU Film Committee Grail or Stanley Kubrick ' s A Clockwork Orar. Woody Allen and Alfred Hitchcock ha also been quite popular with UT students in t past. " by Jeff Deitrick " An WAITING FOR THE GUN: Tony Robinson of the Texas Armadillo Association prepares to fire the starting pistol at the armadillo races during the Union ' s Friday Gras Sept. 1 1, Trivial pursuit gains $1000 for UT team Fall contest sends three seniors to Orlando, Florida, for sun, fun and games sSSho was the ' Brown Bomber? " " Name ssss the divisions of the National Hockey League. " " What two popular American sports were founded within thirty miles of each other? " Answers: Joe Louis; Patrick, Adams, Smythe, Norris; and basketball and volleyball. These questions and others more difficult were part of the first annual Sports Trivia Con- test held November 18 at the Texas Union. Sponsored by Boardwalk and Baseball of Flor- ida, this same contest occurred at universities all over the country and was one of several events presented at the University by the Texas Un- ion Recreational Events Committee. Over thirty teams participated in the Union tournament. Each three-member group com- peted for the top prize which included $1000 and an all-expense paid trip to the Boardwalk and Baseball amusement Park in Orlando, Flor- ida. While in Orlando, the winning team would be competing on the national level for a $10,000 award and a chance at stardom when the event was televised on ESPN beginning January 28. According to one winning team member from Texas, the victory came as a surprise. " I was in shock because I just went there to have FRONT ROW: Amanda Karen Griffin. Mary Eleanor Triece. SECOND ROW: Sharon Marie Christian, Karen Ingrid Weisbrod, Donald Lane Lauvit- sen, Bergan Crirz Norris. THIRD ROW: Elizaberh Lynn Bergman, Rebecca Jo Reisch, Nancy Karherine Speilman, Lisa Elaine Musselman, Elizabeth Margaret Tilley B CK ROW: Robert Charles Vajdos. Cristine Kelly Jandl, Mark Standish Rumsey fun and all of a sudden we were going to Florida. When we played on the National level it got pretty cut throat. People were studying trivia constantly. Even though we lost we got a thousand dollars for making the first round, " Steve Engler, advertising senior said. The other two-thirds of the successful trio included John Lacy, film production senior, and David James, television production senior. The Recreational Events Committee contin- ued sponsoring events such as " Lunch with the Coach, " which was held the week following a football game, " The Couch Potato Super Bowl Party " and the annual 5K Classic fun run. A total of 556 entrants registered for the race which began and ended at Pease Fountain on the University campus. Greg Oaks, second year law student, finished in 15:53 for the best men ' s time. Running the course in 19:10, Lyn Votava, education senior, came in with the best women ' s time. " We hope it will one day compete with the Capitol 10K, " Committee Chairperson Mandy Griffin, German senior, said. by John Metzger TU Recreational Events Committee 259 w. : itid PACKIN ' HEAT I)rc v Anderson, psychology sophomore, practices jug- the organization juggled everything from bean hi glmg lurches while |wnuip.iniig in the UT Juggling nine Assoc iaunn ' s wcrk!) X ' t lnc-silay nu ' c ' lini; Menihcrs ttt 260 Special Interests IIP IN THE Juggling is a great way to relax, but it also helps your concentration, which is good for studying. It seems like too much to handle . . . _, K Diversity students learned to juggle school, work and activities to survive in this fast-paced society. While some where good at it, others mastered the skill literally. UT Juggling Association President Phil Knocke, graduate student in aerospace engineering, took up juggling to combat stress. " I was studying for my qualifying exams for graduate school, when I first started juggling, " he said. " It ' s a great way to relax, but it also helps your concentration, which is good for studying. " . _J The UT Juggling Association sponsored weekly practice and instruction sessions in Russell A. Steindam Hall, as they had done tor the past 1 2 years. Every Wednesday night, members practiced with anything from bean bags to plastic juggling pins. Both faculty and students joined the group; some were learning for the first time, while others wanted to practice a previously acquired skill. " Learning to juggle is mentally stimulating, almost meditative, " Vice-President Scott Roebuck, education junior, said. The Juggling Association gave performances on the West Mall and at Bevo ' s Birthday Party as well as at the Texas School for the Deaf and at the Austin Cancer Center. College students could certainly relate to juggling; classwork alone was more than enough to occupy their minds. Yet attending a world-class university opened pos- sibilities for pursuing other non-academic interests. With as many as 500 student organizations to choose from, many students did not limit themselves to one particular group. Sports enthusiasts could participate in everything from riflery to water skiing to volleyball. Minority groups met for fellowship and promotion of cultural awareness on campus. Community-conscious groups assisted local charities and social service in- stitutions while other organizations gave performances in both dance and song. While all this activity seemed impossible to those outside UT, it was the norm for University students. As jugglers concentrate to keep their pins afloat, students found an equilibrium between their schoolwork and their own unique interests. by Zuriel Loera SPECIAL INTERESTS EDITED BY LISA BREED ZURIEL LOERA Special Interests 26 1 THE NEED FOR SPEED an you imagine driving as fast as you want with no radar detection systems looming over the next hill ... no cops, no stop signs and no holds barred? " Club Autosport is a good way to drive like a maniac legally no speed limits, " President Glenn Grossenbacher, said. Club Autosport offered members the chance to participate in autocrosses sponsored by two large, local sports car clubs, Spokes in Austin and North Texas Sports Car Club in Temple. An autocross involved timing a car ' s speed in completing a course marked by pylons. All types of cars were represented at the autocrosses, both foreign and domestic models. Cars competed on the same course but were judged according to different classes: stock, street-prepared, prepared and modified. Stock cars are " straight from the factory, " street- prepared and prepared are cars that have been upgraded to improve handling and increase speed, and modified cars are specifically built for racing. " It doesn ' t matter how fast or modified your car is, it all comes down to superior driving skills, " Mike Linnemann, finance senior, said. Many members agreed that the club was highly competitive. " You get into it and want to be the fastest, " Nick Huppler, radio-television-film junior, FRONT ROW: David T. Lu, Timothy Ronald Gee. Glenn T. Grossenbacher, Benjamin Frank Chan. BACK ROW: Nicholas David Huppler, Mickal Todd Vlasak, Mike Ernst Linnemann said. Members enjoyed certain privileges such as entry fee discounts at local autocrosses, discounts at specialty stores such as Autosport Motoring Accessories, " detail " sessions and racing in- struction videotapes at Mr. Gatti ' s. " Detail " was just a fancy word for " cleaning " . Specialized car care products were provided by Autosport Motoring Accessories for free trial by club members. " You don ' t have to have a sports car to be in the club just enthusiasm for sports cars, " Grossenbacher said. Members prominently dis- played Club Autosport banners on their car windshields. " People didn ' t ridicule me when I slid around the course my first autocross because everyone messes up. There ' s no pressure to look good it ' s all in fun, " Linneman said. by Lori Seto asiM I ' . Tom Stevens EXPERT MANUEVER: Glenn Grossenbacher, advertising junior, rounds a pylon at the autocross at Burger Center. 262 Club Autosport REACHING NEW HEIGHTS ke embers of the University Flying Club combined fun with training on a week- id flying excursion to New Orleans. The trip, en in two planes Nov. 6-8, provided mem- ers with valuable flying time. " It was a great learning experience, " club easurer Craig Boyd, government senior, said. We got caught in bad weather and had to stop efore we got to Houston. We all learned a lot xmt flight planning, to say the least. " Members also attended the Wings Over louston Air Show on Sept. 26 and took a trip Kerrville, where they toured the Mooney .ircraft Plant. " We had access to about 10 airplanes and we ew to all of our destinations, " Mark Whittum, srospace engineering junior, said. " We had ight instructors in the club who offered flight istruction to members. " " You don ' t have to have any flying qual- ications to be in this club, " said Eric Polei, resident and aerospace engineering senior. The club helps to cultivate aspects such as jfety to help make our members better pilots. " " The club provided the lowest cost of flying i Austin whether it was for the joy of it or for flight training. Some members flew themselves home for weekends and then flew themselves back, " Polei said. The members also held their annual flight around Austin in the spring. They leased planes and for $ 1 5 a person, flew the public over downtown Austin and Lake Travis, donating the money earned to charity. " We are an organization where students in- terested in flying can get together and learn from each other, " Polei said. by Ruth Blumenthal - Laura Darby FRONT ROW: Eran Hami, Ron Leo Witrenberg, Cymhia Jo Hib- l r.l. Marrin Lynn Faltesek, Hashim M. S. Alawadi. SECOND ROW: Joe Dodson Clayton II, Eric Egbert Polei. Mark Alan Garrard. Mark Long Whittum. Will Light, John D. King BACK ROW: Kevin Keyes Hudson, Daniel Marvin Hester, Ja- son Shawn Riley, Vincent T. Gi- annotti. David Burdette Riepe, Craig Stanley Boyd. Jorge Wolney Atalk. Jr., David Allen Brooks. TEMPORARILY GROUNDED: Mark Whittum, David Brooks, Eric Polei and Jack King eagerly await their scheduled flight. Jeff Holt University Flying Club 263 DOWN TO THE WIRE the loss of nine of its 10 starting players, the Texas Lacrosse team faced a challenging year. To begin their quest for the Southwest Con- ference championship, they added six or seven new players, who remained with the team throughout the year. " As rookies they really helped the team out, " Stuart Buchanan, biology junior, said. To get to the SWC Championships, Texas Lacrosse put in many long hours of practice at the Intramural Fields. In the fall the team held two practices a week, and in the spring as the championships approached, they held practice every weeknight. " The team really came together as the season went further along, " Buchanan said. Before gaining a berth to the SWC playoffs, Texas Lacrosse competed against other teams in their division, the Southwest Lacrosse Asso- ciation. Teams in this division included Texas A M, Sam Houston State, Rice, Southwestern and Louisiana State. The opposing division was the West Di- vision, which consisted of teams from Texas Tech, Baylor, Southern Methodist, Texas Chris- tian, Oklahoma State and Oklahoma. By building a record of nine wins and one loss in division play, the Texas Lacrosse team qual- ified for the SWC playoffs. The Championships were held at Texas A M on April 23-24. Texas Lacrosse defeated Oklahoma State by a score of 16-5 before falling to Texas Tech in the final. " Tech was an extremely strong team and they deserved to win, but next year we ' ll be out to get them, " Buchanan said. " Despite the upsetting loss in the final, I thought it was an extremely good year. I ' m really happy with all of the players, " Texas Lacrosse President Jerome Crowder, anthropol- ogy junior, said. by Keith Praesel FIGHTING FOR POSITION: Steve McCleery, govern- ment-pre-law junior, scrambles to defend against LSU op- ponents. John McConnic FRONT ROW: Jon Charles Lanclos. Watson Wa.-Shun Fung, Eric John Henckel. John Michael Oliveri, Richard Alexander Saveri, Ross Van Burkleo, Gregor James Maxwell, Chrisropher Eugene Kohl. BACK ROW: John Robert Mireur, Joey Schorre Nelms, Joseph Scott Schimdt. Peter Michael Gehan, Stuart Taj Buchanan. Jerome Winston P. Crowder. Darren Charles Brasher. Oscar Alejandro Saenz, Jess Harry Griffiths. Robert Andrew Koort. Stephen Edward McCleer) Bayley Daniel lit inn 264 Texas Lacrosse 1 ilker Park was alive with the yells of fans and the high hopes of the members of the lLonghorns Field Hockey Club. The all- Iwomen team remained undefeated throughout l:hc year against its sole competitor, St. Stephens [Episcopal High School of Austin. The team tried to schedule a game against St. [Stephens once a week. Michelle Giddens, mar- l eting senior, said that the team did not find it liecessary to practice every week because many laf the members had played in high school |:ogether. The club, organized by Giddens, was playing ror its second year. According to Giddens, the 1EADING HOME: In a scoring attempt, Michelle Gid- iens, marketing senior, takes control of the ball and crosses I he field at Zilker Park. team had about 20 members, although 1 1 played at one time in a game. " This is strictly a recreational team. We all love field hockey and really like to get together to play for fun, " Giddens said. Giddens, who coached the team, said that experience helped, but was not a requirement of the club; she was willing to coach anyone with equipment and the desire to play field hockey. The biggest obstacle for the club was trying to obtain enough equipment. Most of the women already had hockey sticks of their own, but they borrowed goalie pads and other equipment from St. Stephens. Field hockey, a combination of soccer and ice hockey, was popular primarily in the eastern countries of Pakistan and India. Although it was considered a women ' s sport, Giddens said that some of the men on campus expressed interest in playing. However, because St. Stephens re- stricted their women ' s team to playing only other women ' s teams competitively, the men were content to just cheer at the team ' s games. by Andrea Hood Kifc! Gary Kanadjian A , rFffo ' ' ' . Gary Kanatljian THE NEXT ONE ' S MINE: Longhorns field hockey players Dentz Oyman, Cathy McEachern and Tori Garza gather to defend their goal when their opponent makes another attempt to score. HEADING FOR THE GOAL: Sharon Callender, junior prebusiness major, prepares to send the ball down the field to one of her team members. Gary Kanadjiai Longhorns Field Hockey Club 265 BATTLING THE ODDS no horses, training facilities, regular practices or even a permanent coach, the odds were certainly against the men of the Texas Longhorn Polo Association. Yet, un- daunted, they began their second season playing Tulane in New Orleans on Sept. 14. " It was a competitive match. After two days the tie could not be broken. We went on to play nationally ranked Texas A M, " Jerry Murad, English junior, said. " We lost the first match but we won the second match at the Texas Exposition and Heritage Center [on Nov. 14]. " ' " The other teams had a string of horses and we exchanged them halfway throughout the match so as not to provide an unfair advantage for either team, " Murad said. The men reached the Central Regional In- tercollegiate Tournament where they played top ranked Colorado State, losing only in the last few seconds. As a result, they placed sixth overall in the tournament. The members were close-knit and were high- ly dedicated and competitive players. " In spite of an upset at regionals, we had a great fall GIVING CHASE: With Matthew Smith, liberal arts soph- omore, in pursuit, Robert Gerry, government sophomore, goes for the ball during practice. Jerry Murad Jr., Paige Henry Lucas, Robert L. Gerry IV, Renee Celeste Harvey, Mary Roxsina Hayes, Cecil Marthew Smith. season. We ' re up against teams that practice weekly, and we still manage to pull off a victory now and then, " Murad said. At the other end of the spectrum, the women of the polo team enjoyed access to training facilities as well as horses at the Retama Polo Club in San Antonio and at the privately owned club of their ex-officio coach, Rachel Smith. Practicing weekly in San Antonio, the women played Texas Tech on Feb. 13 and challenged SMU at the regional matches held on Feb. 27. " We had a great second season. Attending the nationals was a great help, too. With more practices and games next year, we will hopefully qualify at the nationals instead of just being spectators, " Renee Harvey, liberal arts fresh- man, said. by Kristi Shumaker 266 Texai Longhorn Polo Association NOT HORSING AROUND ' . " t -, cmbership in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association was not easily attain- ,ble, but through outstanding results in several jmping and gait competitions, the Texas iquestrian Team proved that they were wor- hy of the privilege. " We ' re the first school in Texas to be ac- epted into the IHSA. Our region consists of rennessee, Kentucky, Missouri and Texas, " Kim Hasselmark, chemical engineering senior, said. Membership in the IHSA entitled the Texas Equestrian Team to compete in shows against teams from other universities who were also MAKING A JUMP: Kristi Cheldelin, chemical engi- neering freshman, practices jumping on Smiley, her horse. members of the association. The team competed in jumping and gait competitions in the Regional Horse Show spon- sored by the IHSA in Missouri on March 5-6. On the second day of the show, they were awarded the highest amount of points, or " high point team, " out of 15 colleges participating in the competition. " It was our first regional show, and we came back victorious, to say the least, " Hasselmark said. The team also went to the Bexar Creek Horse Show held April 1-3. Even though it was a show of the highest level, they still performed well. " It was a difficult show, but our school spirit permeated throughout the show, and we ended up doing really well, " Roxie Hayes, finance- international business senior, said. Membership on the team was open to all University students and faculty who owned or leased a horse and were willing to go to the stables to ride at least three days a week. " It takes a lot more time to be a part of a competitive equestrian team than just going to something like swim practice a few days a week. There is a lot of extra work involved, like taking care of a horse and maintaining equipment, but we all love it, " Hasselmark said. The group was unique because they com- peted at both public shows and those at the intercollegiate level. " We ' re the only equestrian organization on campus, and we ' re of a strictly competitive nature. That ' s what makes our group so great, " Hayes said. by Lisa Breed Leigh Anne Burwell. Patrick Ann Gilk-spic. Kimberley Ann Has- selmark, Claire Edith Franke, Lee Zehnder, Barbara Anne Ballard, Kristi Cheldelin, Kelley Anne Donaldson, Meredith Ann Ply, Karen Louise Kirk, Mary Roxsina Hayes, Deborah Van Pelt. Robert Kirkham Texas Equestrian Team 267 268 Texas Gymnastics Club VAULTING TO SUCCESS magine going back in time to the Middle Ages and attending a renaissance feast com- tete with entertaining acrobats. That was the tting for the annual Madrigal Dinner fun- aiser in which the Texas Gymnastics Club ok part. The dinner, held Dec. 3, was spon- red by the Texas Union Cultural Entertain- ent Committee and included many student ganizations in a joint effort to raise funds for ;eir respective groups. Members of the club had the chance tu enact medieval times by performing at the .nner. The performers wore baggy silk tops and ilorful tights while performing tumbling acts id other routines typical of the renaissance era. " I thought it was funny that everyone adopt- |1 an English accent the minute they walked irough the door, " Erika Carlson, aerospace i igineering sophomore and club member, said. ) It was great the way the audience got into the jrformance and participated. It gave everyone a sense of camaraderie. " The group contributed some food and re- freshments as well as entertainment towards the dinner to help fund their pursuits throughout I ET A GRIP ON IT: Chris Brunken, liberal arts fresh- |an, participates at the UT Open Gymnastics Meet on Jan ). EASY DOES IT: Mark Shaffer, electrical engineering I iphomore, aims for a perfect dismount following a routine I N. the pommel horse. the year. Most of the funds raised went towards maintaining the equipment that the club used for their weekly practices at Gregory Gym. The Gymnastics Club was open to all stu- dents with or without experience who were interested in learning or developing gymnastics skills. Coaches and gymnastic equipment were available for the students to work out safely at their own pace. " You get out of it what you put in it. You can come in and work out, but you have to want to improve yourself to get results, " President Eric Schroeder, microbiology-pre-med senior, said. Some dub members were also on the men ' s gymnastics team. The club helped sponsor the gymnastics team as they hosted the UT Open Gymnastics Meet on Jan. 30 and placed second out of six teams. " We have to organize our own meets and do everything on our own. It ' s a good experience, but it ' s hard, " Schroeder said. " We should have placed first, but we didn ' t have our mental game together. " by Angela Prick i IONT ROW: Carlos Guillermo Siles, Stephen Lonnie Woolen, Edward Mark Harwell, Ross Raymond Vines, Felipe kanas Salazar III, Brian Alan Gamer, Jim Bob Peoro Howard, Andrew Christian Brunken. SECOND ROW: Stan ' alker Christensen, David Michael Ockert, Mark Lindsay Schaffer, David Paul Enloe, James Dooard Spry Jr., Gregory Michael Stravato Michael Coyle, George Eric Shroeder, David Arthur Weinfeld, Barbara Jean Radtkey, Kimberly Ann Matson, Juchin Lin. BACK ROW: Serena Lambiase, Liza Raquel Hinojosa, Thelma Melamed, Karen Aurelia Patak, Natalie Diann Allen, Mandi Raychelle Morgan, Gigi Rosa Fields, Amanda Beth Spradling. Texas Gymnastics Club 269 MAKING A COMEBACK .xf fter placing fifth overall in their first spring tournament on March 19-20, the UT Wa- ter Ski Team showed that with determination and effort, they could come back to take first overall only a month later. Jeff McClanahan, electrical engineering se- nior, said that after placing fifth in the Polar Bear Open, which was sponsored by Texas A M, the team decided to put all of their efforts into winning first place from then on. " We showed a lot of improvement in the Mis- sissippi College Invitational Tournament on April 16-17, to say the least. We took first in women ' s competition, .first in men ' s and first overall, " he said. Thirteen teams competed in the Mississippi College Invitational Tournament. The skiers were judged for slalom skiing, tricks and dis- tance jumping. On May 14-15, the team competed in the National All-Star Tournament at Middleville, Ga., where the best skiers from the Southwest Conference teams formed one team to compete against other college conferences. " The National All-Star Tournament was re- ally different because we were skiing on the same team with those people that we usually competed against, " McClanahan said. The Water Ski Team held a tournament at DON ' T LOOK BACK: Jeff McClan ahan, electrical en- gineering senior, prepares for a jump during the Mississippi Invitational Tournament on March 15. Franeswitch, their training facility east of Round Rock, on Sept. 5-6. They provided all the boats and officials used in the competitions as well as social activities for the visiting teams to take part in when not practicing or skiing. To qualify for membership on the team, skiers were first recommended by two team coordinators, then approved by team vote. " We are on a strictly competitive basis, train hard, but it ' s really a lot of fun, " Clanahan said. by Lisa Breed 270 UT Water Ski Team Photo Couctcsty of UT Water Ski T Hunka, Jay Michael Daily. Greg Smotherman. Federico Lmgi Pensotti, John Jeffrey Mi .Unahan, Kurt Frederick Ck-riac Ronald Jerome- Simon, Jared Ryker Woodfill. Derrick Arlen Wilson, Wade Alan Walker. FRONT ROW Catherine Lucile Camp. Holly Sue Mean. Kristen Elizabeth Cook, Mary Kristme Sliva. Deborah Ann Neal. Jill Alliion McClanahan. Julie Anne Wheatley. Letina Ann Fo . SECOND ROW: James Dooley Betmdge. Mark Darwin Payne. Michael Harlan Garner, Armando Gonzalez. BACK ROW: Thomas Noregia Aguillon, Ronald Gene A DISCIPLINED ART artial arts teaches a person to " use his or her body as a vehicle for training the nd, " Ted Mack, business sophomore and ' niversity Martial Arts Club president, said. The Martial Arts Club, composed of students and faculty members, had the format of a class rather than that of a club. The club met three rimes per week, practicing martial arts tech- niques for a total of four and a half hours. Members, who ranged in experience from white belts to black belts, were divided into groups for instruction according to their individual skills and experience. Rodney Brown, instructor of the Martial Arts Club, described martial arts as an art, which, hen properly taught and intensely practiced, could be beautifully performed. Borden, who had instructed martial arts for years, said, " Martial arts is not fighting, it is longing to an honorable brotherhood. It is a nion of the mind and the body, and when intertwined with humility and philosophy, it could be a powerful weapon as well as an art. " Borden had club members concentrate on conditioning to increase their flexibility and strength, placing emphasis on memorized form routines. He also taught some defensive and offensive techniques, including the joint-locking defense, which manipulated the opponent and caused pain without injury. The group also trained with traditional weap- ons such as swords. The goal of the 50-member group was to increase self-discipline. This discipline, mem- bers believed, distinguished martial arts, a method of self-defense, from fighting . " To enjoy life better is to have more discipline, " Mack said. by Kristi Shumaker Peter Rene FRONT ROW: Peter Anthony Quinkn, Hunter Wade Morris, Don Hugh Quach, Cheryl Christine Tur- ner, Traci Lyn Hoard, Huang Thang Nguyen, Joseph David Thoennes, Jack Martin York, Richard Allan Collins. SECOND ROW: Raymond Kuan Yao Chang, David Eric Guy, Sandra Ann Mclntosh, Mary Louise Becan, Rodney Blair Borden, Joan Theresa Barnes, Michael Bradley Aaron, Nancy Donn Leazer, Carlos Mario Bodden, Ricardo G. Sanchez. BACK ROW: Jeffrey Joe Thome, Anna-Krisuna K. Hurt, Jobe D. Smith, Christopher Alan Guthrie, Anthony C. Doyle, Edward Thomas Mack II, Gregory John Bobrek, Bri- an Emit Waldecker. WORK OF ART: Hunter Morris, chemical engineer- ing junior, assists Rodney Borden, Martial Arts Club instructor, who demon- strates a kicking exercise. John Foxworth University Martial Arts Club 271 A NEW TARGET RANGE T he UT Rifle Club wished to promote riflery by changing attitudes about guns and weapons. Club members learned various marksmanship techniques and skills. The head coach, retired Army Col. George McKennan, provided instruction along with as- sistant coaches Caroline Roberts and Phillip Winsborough at the rifle range adjacent to Steindam Hall. The coaches also hoped to dispel the myth that rifle competition was a male-oriented sport by encouraging women to join. Although the club persuaded only five women to join, they did succeed in teaching the responsibility that comes with handling a rifle. The club was very safety-oriented, and care was taken to supervise new and inexperienced members. " Above all, rifles are not toys and great care should be used with them, but one shouldn ' t fear them either, " club president Juan Chen, astronomy senior, said. FRONT ROW: Phillip R Wmsborough, Barry Edward Newron. Juan Gregorio Chen, Vicror Manuel Ugaz, James LiUard Wilmeth IV, Mark A. Kraft. SECOND ROW: Caroline S. Roberts, George Finley McKenna, Michelle Lee Wooley. Leonard T Boffa. Chrisiuan P. Merlo. Jefferson J Wu. Kirk Fosrer Rodgcrj. BACK ROW: Jieh-Fuu Chen, Stan A. Garz, John N. Munsey, Maury M. Fogle. Michael F. Curran, Stephen Charles Bidwell. Eric Martin Ellis. Naxeem Zaherali Popar. BULL ' S EYE: Michael Curran, engineering freshman, aims for a target at the rifle range in Steindam Hall. One of the main tournaments in which the club participated was the Collegiate National Championships, sponsored by the National Ri- fle Association and held Feb. 6-7. The club had hopes of repeating as national champions. The club also traveled to Colorado Springs, Co., to the U.S. Olympic Training Center for an open tournament March 19-20. Varsity teams from across the nation competed along with independent competitors. " Our goal is to preserve the winning tradition of the rifle club, " Chen said. " Although NCAA teams usually score higher in team competitior we ' re confident we ' ll finish in the top thre places. " Originally the club was sponsored nationwk by the Army. When the Army discontinued tl program in 1984, varsity status was propose for the team, but was denied. Rec Sports the sponsored the club, as it continued to comperl with varsity teams from other colleges. by Zuriel Loera OUTDOORSMEN AT HEART I or those who enjoyed the outdoors as well as hunting and fishing, joining the Uni- rsity Rod and Gun Club provided the portunity to have fun and meet other people th the same interests. The group started a few years ago with several ;n who wanted to get together to hunt and h. Through word of mouth from members to icr students, membership increased to almost 40 people this year. " We ' re in the heart of the best outdoor sports country in the nation, but the University had no group to bond the people who enjoyed hunting FRONT ROW: James Harris, John Jackson. John Walter Comerford SEC- OND ROW: Scott Edward Heatly, Robert Warren Wickman Jr., James Taylor White THIRD ROW: Robert Depew Reynolds, Juan Manuel Jimenez, John David Harness. BACK ROW: James Robert Goodson Jr . Stephen Black, David Vincent Stewart. David Richard Johnson. Michael Stravato and fishing. That ' s why University Rod and Gun Club was formed, " President Rob Good- son, marketing-finance junior, said. The group went dove hunting near Stevenville, Texas, on weekends in September, and duck hunting near Waxahachie, Texas dur- ing the Christmas holidays. " We had some good duck hunting at Stevenville. A few people hit something for the first time, " Doug Hardy, chemical engineering junior, said. During Spring Break several members of the club went to Big Bend to hike and fish. " It was really great to get a break from school and enjoy the outdoors for a few days, " Goodson said. The club held its annual Fin and Feather Banquet on Oct. 17 at Zilker Park. Chicken from Kentucky Fried Chicken and fish from Long John Silver ' s served as the entrees for the meal. " They call it a banquet, but it ' s really just a picnic and a time for the members to get together. It ' s kind of funny to have fast food chicken and fish served since we are the Uni- versity Rod and Gun Club, " Trey Heatly, ac- counting junior, said. by Lisa Breed THIS IS AS GOOD AS IT GETS: Rob Reynolds, aerospace engineering fresh- man, enjoys the solace of a spectacular view at Big Bend National Park. Photo courtesy of Rod Gun Cub University Rod Gun Club 273 TURNING ON THE HEAT pirits were high as the UT Soccer Club wanned up to play the North Texas State University varsity soccer team on Oct. 24. " As a team, we weren ' t very experienced at the time, " Kathy Riggs, fashion design junior, said. This was the second time the two rivals had met in competition. North Texas won 2-0 in the first game of the season. This time would be different, however. " We were flying when we came out on the field. The first half of the game was a standstill. After halftime, though, we popped out one goal and then held them off the rest of the game, " Kathy MacKay, data processing and analysis junior, said. " It is always gratifying for a club team to beat a varsity team, " added MacKay. The victory boosted the team ' s confidence helping them win in a game against Baylor. The club only had 1 2 players available versus Baylor ' s 30 uniformed players. UT won 1-0. The club celebrated victories with the men ' s soccer club or went to Chuy ' s to " hang-out " . At the beginning of October, the club had a party with the Texas A M soccer club team to wel- come them to Austin. " Unfortunately, ankle and knee injuries plagued the team throughout the fall semester. As a result, some of the top players had to sit on the sidelines, but people seemed to come out of the walls eager to play and we recruited players from the city league soccer team in the mean- time, " MacKay said. " The absence of some of our top players actually taught the team to work together more instead of depending on those players to lead the team, " Sara Bennett, kinesiology sophomore, said. FRONT ROW: Katherine Mary MacKay, Holly K. 1 MI rim . Rebecca Elizabeth Bunch. Tara Lynn Stacey, Rebecca Jane Levine. SECOND ROW: Allison Loudermilk, Teresa Marie Klump, Jessica Lee McElhotie. Jennifer Leanne McMahan, Kimberlie Ann Gilliland, Cydney Denise Reiner. Oraazzio Efrian Loayza BACK ROW: Sara Medler Bennett. Helen Beth Levine, Catherine Lynn Riggs, Jennifer Martha Giangiulio, Cambria Ann Stamper, Laura Jean Wills, Stephanie Elise Kill. any The Soccer Club played clubs and varsity teams from other universities and also par- ticipated in the city league soccer matches. The club practiced from two to five times a week and usually played matches against university clubs on Saturdays and city league teams on Sundays. " We ' re probably the most competitive team in Austin, " MacKay said. City league coach Efrain Loyaza often helped the team during matches and practices, but the team lacked an official, full-time coach. The team was nevertheless a close-knit group that welcomed new members and fans. " Whoever comes out can play, " Macl! said. " The Soccer Club offers people who w on their high school team the chance to k playing soccer at a competitive level. " " I wish I ' d started playing as a freshrr because I ' ve made some life-long friends. E ' ryone worked together to help each other ou Helen Levine, finance senior said. by Lori Seto MOVE THAT BALL: Jennifer Giangiulio, Kim Gillila Jenny McManan and Becky Bunch cheer on the ot players at the Baylor game. V: " c ! : ' Magdaltna Za J| f? A 274 _ UT Women ' s Soccer SERIOUS ADDICTION " , embers of the UT Women ' s Volleyball Club took their game seriously they played for serious fun. " We play volleyball for enjoyment, not to die. In other words, competition without all the stress, " Debbie Daley, physical education jun- ior, said. The club practiced every Tuesday and Thurs- day night for their tournament season in the spring. The first tournament they played was on April 7 at Gregory Gym. Teams participating in the tournament were from Texas A M, Uni- versity of Texas at Arlington, and Stephen F. Austin State University. Although the volleyball - ' j Magdafena Zavala club did not qualify for the finals, the team was in good spirits. " Even though we didn ' t win every time, we still went out and tried, " Donna Boyne, math- ematics senior, said. The club was open to anyone who was in- terested in playing volleyball. Ruben Reyes, physical education junior and former member of the UT Men ' s Volleyball Club, led the women in practicing and working out. " We are lucky to have such a great coach, but boy, does he work us hard, " Daley said. The club was sponsored by Rec Sports and took pride in having membership in the United States Volleyball Association (USVBA). " Membership in the USVBA enabled us to play against other collegiate teams who were members, so the competition was better, " Sue Peters, business sophomore, said. Peters said that the aspect of the club that intrigued her the most was the variety of dif- ferent people from various high schools in the group. " I play with some of the people that I used to play against in high school. That ' s the really neat thing about it, " she said. The club was dedicated to playing volleyball and having a good time while doing it. " Loving to play volleyball was what we had in common. That ' s what pulled us all together, " Karen Loke, RTF senior, said. by Crisney Lane BUMP IT BACK: Sue Peters, business freshman, prepares to set up a volley in order to obtain a better angle on a return shot. FRONT ROW: Elizabeih Ellen Deckard. Suzanne Irene Pecers. Donna lynne Boyne, Deborah Lwyn Daley, Deborah Ann Crocker BACK ROW: Ruben Reyes, Esrher Rojas, Elisaberrha Canru, Karen Yvonne Loke, Dororhy Agnes Evins, Barbara Schmidt. UT Women ' s Volleyball Club 275 M DEDICATED DANCERS J he UT Dance Team concentrated on repositioning itself in the University com- munity as well as throughout Austin. Sparked with determination for being recognized as a serious dance company, the group took the necessary measures. Ronda Hughes, a pyschology sophomore and head of public relations for the dance team, said, " We are finalizing a transition that started a few years ago and the last aspect of it is to get our name as a serious dance team. " The team moved from concentration on com- petitions to more performances in the hopes of gaining name recognition. The members per- formed group routines at the Baylor and Texas Tech pep rallies and also during Pre-registration in October. On Dec. 1 the dance team per- formed at the Castilian for the enrichment pro- gram at the dormitory. At that event they danced six routines and selected members of the audience to join them. At the end of November members spent four days with the Johnston Senior High School drill team teaching the group new jazz routines. All of these events helped the dance team to reach the goals it had set out to achieve. Monica Barrientos, a marketing junior and manager of the company, said, " This year was most mem- orable because we immediately assessed our strengths, emphasized these strengths in our choreography and as a result came out with dances that showcased our talented members. In the process the UT Dance Team received the recognition it deserved. " The demanding auditions additionally proved the seriousness of this dance company. Auditions were held in the fall and spring. For each semester 12 to 15 dancers were chosen from 90 students. The auditions, open to all students, consisted of two-day tryouts in which members spent 30 to 40 minutes teaching the dancers two routines. The dancers were allowed 20 minutes to practice the routines by them- selves and afterwards they joined an assigned group to perform the dances. Although only one of the dancers was a dance major, the dance team was not for amateurs. Some had up to six years of dancing experience. The dance team gave those students with the love of dancing an opportunity to work with others with the same dedication. To unite the new members of the dance team with the older members, the dancers formed a ALIVE AND KICKIN ' : Lori Renee Gallagher, pre-business freshman, performs for Castilian residents as part of an enrichment program for dorm residents. group called the Sidekicks. Older members came mentors to new members to acquair them with the dance team requirements an expectations. by Kristi Shumaker W 1 FRONT ROW Honda Ida Hughes, Melame Rhea Cambron, Robyn Michelle Schultz, Pamela Nelida (udl.ii. Muni,.. Barnentos. Denis? Catherine Ferrari. Sherry Lin Montague, Lisa Robin Fox, Lynn FJien Brenner, Edna Judith Kosfiszer. SECOND ROW Mary Elizabeth Mireles. Caryn Glynn Camin. Lynette Michelle Druga. Anita CasiUos, Jemmina Coronel Beltran, Lori Renec Gallagher, Dena L. Miller. Michelle Sandra Goldman, l.ynne M Vicraitis, Kari Knstene Patterson. John Foxworth THIRD ROW: Catherine M Clark. Lisa R Lurtrull, Kelly L. Haggerty. Bradley David Harman, Stuart Himmelstem, Esther Guy. Kimberly Anne Eitze. Jana Michelle Hitt. Aundra E. White BACK ROW Mele Angelique Perkins, Susan Mignon Bynam. l.un.i Michelle Merrirt. Mary Michelle Potter, Chris D. Velvin. Mary Katherine Bell. Kus.i n.n.,n Connc-ll, Kris Lee Ocnwelge. Ton Lee Rittcr. 276 UT Dance Tm Gary Kanadjian DOUBLE TAKE: Sherry Montague, mar- keting junior, performs during pre- registration week. POISED AND READY: Michelle Druga, Cathy Clark, Renee Gal- lagher, Sherry Montague, Anita Casillas and Kris Crenwelge finish their dance routine on the West Mall. Gary Kanad|ian UT Dance Team 277 Allen Brook ONE, TWO, THREE, . . . ONE: President Rita Carty, physical education junior, and other members of UT Aerobic Dance exercise to stay firm at a nightly class. The sessions, held at Anna Hiss Gym, allowed members to exercise as many times during the week as they wanted. 278 UT Aerobic Dance t had,. " Since many people who quit smoking tend to sit around and eat instead of exercising, we wanted to give them an alternative to smoking and help them keep in shape at the same time, " Carty said. The project began on Nov. 18 with a rally in the West Mall with a speech by Earl Campbell, ponsoring an aerobic class to help those who had stopped smoking and wanted to art exercising enabled UT Aerobic Dance to et involved in the American Cancer Society ' s ireat American Smokeout. UT Aerobic Dance instructor and Co- resident Rita Carty and Missy Podell, both hysical education juniors, held a special aerobic lass at the Texas Union for ex-smokers during he week of Nov. 19. INSTRUCTORS: Kimberly Anne Looney, Stephanie C. Bogensthutz, Sophia Teresa Conile KICKING THE HABIT Allen Brook IN SYNC: UT Aerobic Dance members exercise vigorously while trying to keep up with their instructor during a daily workout at Anna Hiss Gym. special assistant to the vice-president of Student Affairs. Another rally was held at the UT Sys- tems building with The Fabulous Thunderbirds opening the show. " They wanted us to perform a preview of the aerobic dance we would be performing the next day, " Carty said. The club was also involved in another char- itable activity, the Dance for Heart for the American Heart Association in the spring, along with other fitn ess clubs in the Austin area. They did aerobics for as long as four hours and later collected pledges for each hour they danced. While members of the club participated in these charitable events, they were also able to tone up their muscles and get into shape. " Our aerobic dance classes are a fun way to achieve fitness. Our instructors and members are ded- icated to having safe yet fun ways to work out, " Carty said. The instructors choreographed the dances themselves and taught high impact aerobic classes several days during the week on a vol- unteer basis. The classes lasted approximately an hour and were aimed at an intermediate level. High impact was a fast-paced style of aer- obics that involved many high intensity move- ments while working at a target heart rate. " If a beginner is having trouble keeping up with the pace in my class I would assist them in modifying the dance routine to a lower impact level, " Sophia Conde, co-president and physical education junior, said. An estimated 400 people were registered in classes, including about 30 men and 10 faculty members. " Our members are people who are motivated to stay healthy by devoting time to a regular exercise program. They realize the benefits of exercise and are determined to be the best they can, " Carty said. Membership fees for each semester were $10 and allowed members to come as frequently as they wished during the semester. The money collected was used to buy music for the routines, stereo equipment, to send the instructors to workshops and to pay for their certification. by Andrea Hood UT Aerobic Dance 279 LESSON IN FRIENDSHIP or students wishing to learn about some- thing other than typical classroom subjects, the basement area of the Texas Union was the place to visit. Sometime between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. al- most any day of the week, members of the Rec Rats occupied several tables between dart boards and the control desk. Members explained to curious onlookers how to play bridge, Dun- geons Dragons, pool or darts. The newly formed organization also taught valuable lessons in other areas such as time management. " It forced me to incorporate a social life with an academic life, " John Wilson, advertising senior said. In addition to the time budgeting lesson, members and inquisitive spectators participated in well-rounded discussion periods about such topics as religion, politics and the latest news in the daily papers. " Just be fairly open, willing to listen to any viewpoint on any subject, " Scott F. Kelley, president and education senior, said. " Walk in, and there will be a conversation on science fiction, politics ... " Members agreed that perhaps the most val- uable lesson the Rec Rats provided was a lesson in true friendship. " They say college is where you make friends for life, " Wilson said. " I ' ll definitely fill my autograph book before graduating. " by Jackie McFadden ACE IN THE HOLE: Anthony Ungerman, computer science senior, examines the hand he was Jealt. I KNOW YOU ' RE BLUFFING: John Wilson, Tim Burnett, Mi- chele Huber and Nancy Hout enjoy a friendly game of cards. 280 R Rats ivid Norton, pain Mer ' !: .. Ik ::. TRAIL OF FUN LEADS.. magine the cool breeze in your hair, the powdery moguls under your sleek skis and niles of mountain in front of you. For the ideal ' acation and the ultimate challenge, 450 mem- bers of University Ski Club traveled to Crest- d Butte, Colorado Jan. 2- 1 1 for 10 days of fun, neeting new friends and getting down the nountain any way possible. " I didn ' t even know how to ski when we .rrived at Crested Butte, but after the Wine and Iheese Party, I was daring to try anything, " Lisa illedge, government junior, said. The Wine and Cheese Party held Jan. 8 on he mountain was just one of organized ac- ivities, but it was one of the most fun for the kiers. " We terrorized the mountain after that arty, the Ski Patrol couldn ' t even catch us, " )avid Norton, business junior, said. Teresa Garcia, advertising senior, said, " The unniest part was drinking wine and watching brave few do some crazy skiing. " But the fun wasn ' t over when the ski lifts stopped moving. " After a long day of skiing, we would unwind by having parties in the hot tubs and then in our condos, " Juan Rivara, mar- keting senior, said. The Plaza Condominiums where the Ski Club stayed provided the perfect atmosphere for a vacation in the mountains. " It was a small quaint town, but we could party hard there. Our group occupied the entire Plaza condos, " Social Director Teri Thompson, fashion design senior, said. The Ski Club also organized a pajama party and happy hours at local bars during the year to keep members informed abou t upcoming ac- tivities. " The whole idea behind the club is to have a great time, meet lots of new friends and, of course, to ski some of the best mountains, " Thompson said. by Crisney Lane ON THE WAY DOWN: University Ski Club mem- ber heads down the slope feet first after a fall. HI, MOM! University Ski Club members pose for a group shot before heading up the mountain for skiing. Photos courtesy of University Ski Club University Ski Club 281 WAITING FOR A LIFT: Mike Waller, Teri Thompson and Juan Rivara wait for the next ski lift to take them to the top of the slopes. WHAT A FEELING: Mary Cummings heads down a slope at top speed at Crested Butte, Colo. CHEERS: Joel Dunn, Plan II senior, and Hirofumi Suzuki, graduate student in petroleum engineering, enjoy a drink before another round of skiing begins. HP 282 University Ski Club . . . HIGH ABOVE THE TREE LINE ANYONE FOR TENNIS? ith greater involvement and more activ- ities, the UT Tennis Club could have been called " new and improved. " " Now we ' re a good club next semester we ' ll be a great club, " President Solomon Liu, electrical engineering route to business senior, said. New aspects of the club included the Travel Committee which arranged trips to observe pro- fessional tennis events and exhibitions in Texas such as the World Championship Tennis Tour- nament in Dallas. Practices held on Tuesday, Friday, and Sun- day afternoons at the Intramural Field courts attracted large groups of 15-20 players. A new automatic ball machine was available for those who wished to use it. For those who wished to improve their tennis skills, club officers organized clinics for be- ginners and drills for intermediate players. In addition, Robert Haugen , assistant coach of the women ' s tennis team, conducted a tennis clinic during the fall and spring semester. " The club was better organized, the people running the club were more sincere in putting in time and membership more than doubled, " Howard Jeng, chemical engineering senior, said. Tournaments organized by the Tennis Club attracted a large number of players. The first two, the Longhorn Championship held Sept. 18-20 and the Fall Tournament in October, involved 130 and 150 participants, respectively. At the Fall Longhorn Championship, a wom- en ' s doubles team consisting of Susan Bryson and Robyn Field, two ex-varsity Tennis Team players, was victorious over an advanced (A division) men ' s doubles team. " The turn-out was the best I ' ve ever seen, " Jeng said. The Longhorn Doubles Championship, Spring Open and Spring Classic tournaments were held during the spring. " Tournaments gave all members the chance to improve their games, " Liu said. The club helped tennis team Coach David Snyder organize and publicize both Longhorn Cha mpionships by posting signs on trees around campus. Tournaments usually lasted a weekend. " It always rains on tournament day it ' s a tra- dition, " Liu said. In spring, the club played matches against the Austin Tennis League, a group of Austin res- idents interested in quality competition and practice. The Tennis Club offered people interested in playing tennis the chance to play or, practice with others. " The club is a group of students who enjoy playing tennis. If you are just starting out, or just interested in playing, it ' s a good way to find partners, " Jennifer Stephens, American studies junior, said. " I was impressed there ' s nothing like tbj at A M, " Carol Safe, math-French freshma| said. L by Lori Seto MUSCLING IT: James Bui, electrical engineering seni 1 delivers a powerful return. FRONT ROW. Gabhela Gutierrez. Boknam Chong, Tina Soo, Jennifer Ann Stephens, Sinn Yin Lo, Brcnda Jean Berry, Jennifer Tereje Boiler, Carol Safe, Kathrin Steiner, Tien- Wen Solomon Liu. SECOND ROW: Christian Kevin Penney, Kok Jin Teo, Tung Thieu Bui, Jimmy Wci-Kwong Tsoi, Jerre Christopher Martinez, Louis Leonard Kienitz, Charlie Chun Liu. James Van Bui, Anthony Brian William. Daniel Edward Nolen III. Tony Alan Teague. THIRD ROW: David Kinon Jeff Hi Wong, Kenneth Km Wong, James Km-Kwong Wong, Tony Kao. Kevin Matthew Clark, Raymond Chow, Kic-t Anh I Martin Garcia Castillo, Stephen John Mannmo, Howard Yuan Jeng, Mario Pineda, Warren Wartell. BACK ROW: Cam Wayne Webb, David William Savage, Michael Francis Martino. Mark Edward Mi, In II. Raymond Andreas Hudso ] Douglas W Lee, Eugene Likins, Leslie Allen Sanders, Stephen Palmer Black, James Gregory Hull,u!.n 284 UT Tennis Club Tien-Wen Solomon Liu, Howard Yuan Jeng. Jimmy Wct-Kwong Tsoi, Prabha Kumarakulasmgam, Johnny Sui-Cheng Fung, Mane Dianne Williams. KEEPING HIS EYE ON THE BALL: Allen Sanders, petroleum engineering freshman, returns the volley. CON- CENTRATE, CONCENTRATE: Atul Dhingra, zoology freshman, attempts to return the ball to a strategic place. Jeff Hok UT Tennis Club 285 BRAVING THE ELEMENTS fi ne day of bad weather did not deter the efforts of the Texas Relays Student Com- mittee as they assisted in the production of the Texas Relays meet on April 6-9. The group hoped to break previous atten- dance records for the event after three days of fair weather on Wednesday, Thursday and Fri- day. That goal was cut short, however, as some spectators decided to stay out of the rain that appeared Saturday morning. " I can ' t believe the meet went so well with the rain. The stands were filled under the over- hang. Every other year when it rained nobody showed up, but this year the committee really came through and showed up with their smiles. It was amazing, " Program Subcommittee Chairperson Boni Hamilton, advertising- marketing senior, said. The first two days of the relay consisted of the Decathlon and Heptathlon Open Invitationals and individual events. Committee members working on the decathlon planned and ran the entire event. According to the Relay ' s program, this was the only student-run decathlon in the Deborah Ann Flaherty, Carol Diane Levin, Kira Lee Meissner. Elizabeth Lee Roberts. Donna J. Tattnan, Robin Elizabeth Thompson, Joal Cannon. Friday ' s events included running prelimina- ries that concluded on Saturday ' s finals. The Texas Relays Student Committee was separated into subcommittees to divide the heavy workload necessary to promote, organize and publicize the meet. Much had to be done even before the athletes arrived. Processing ap- plications for schools and their athletes, selling advertisements for the Relay ' s program and creating general interest were only a few of the responsibilities of the committee. " The work we do is hard and you have t give a lot of time and energy, " Chairman Kir Launius, economics senior, said. " It ' s as muc fun as it is work, and since it was an Olymp year, we were able to be within feet of Olymp athletes. " by Zuriel Loera FRONT ROW Slorey Bbnkcnship, Michael Thomai Gallaway, Kirk David Launius. Karl Tiger C. Manner, Stephanie Derate Goetz. Amy Lynn Arnold. Boni Lin Hamilton SECOND ROW: Suzanne Elaine Schorlemer, Diana Lynn Jameson, Christina Ann Melton. Tracy Ann McLelland, Kimbetly Brooke Bilger, Kathleen Marie Ramirez, Kristi Nan Lmney, ( .nil. niif Anne Canfield. Kaylea Miller, Kaiherm. Lea McCarroll, Nikki Karolma Hudson. Suzanne Clare Taylor. Holly Ann Hechler. Quinlon J Renfto. Keri Michelle Scholtz, Caren Beth Dantzker THIRD ROW: Kimberlie Kaye Day, Teresa Elizabeth Boehm. Dean Alan David, Timothy George Karpos, Rachelle LeAnn Young, Kristina Kaye Schmdler. Becky Sue Banuth. Lisa Renee Zelonish, Elizabeth Ann Bond, Debra Lynn Horak, Lizettr Renee Bell, Susan Louise Clark, Jeanne Elizabeth Aslakien, Philip Kevin TneHch FOURTH ROW Elizabeth Lee Robeni, Terna Anne Hettler. Anne Clare Schmidt. Linda Kathleen Orcnick, LeeAnn Marie Dodge. Stacy Ann Wheeler. Stefanic Maiya Munger. Brian Scotl JeffH Specht. Peter Jason Htintzclman. William Christian Lace, Kelly Margaret Coveyou, Marie Margaret Nichols, Leslee Tiller, Noelle Marie Pechar, Robin Elizabeth Thompson. Joal Gmnon. FIFTH ROW: David Scott Schorlemer. hriMup Harrell VonDohlen, Jennifer Piskun. Byron Gregory Anderson. Mark lidgar Mouritsen. Richard Thomas Mullen Jrjai Lee Gentil. Beth Ann Leshikar. Heather Anne Curran, Joelle Yvonne Gore. Julie Anne Sapp, Stephanie Lee Dugger, Ji Anne Monday, Cynthia Lynn Harper, Randall Spencer Pincu. BACK ROW: John Ben Janecek. Scott Martin S.iund. William Texas Bradley, Michael David Hampton, Michael James Riccctti, Mark D. Perdue, Brian Neil Thom.is, Ri.h Cazzell Deberry, Michael Shane Keith, Monica Jean Walker. Stacy LuAnn Lesley, Kellie Jo Woodward, Kelley K Richardson. Heidi Mane Heliums 286 Texas Relays Student Committee OUT FOR A RIDE: Members of the Texas Re- lays Student Committee wave to onlookers at the Round-up Parade on April 8. AT CLOSE RANGE: One advantage of working for Texas Re lays was prime viewing spots for each event. Participants in the re- lay event race by Relay workers at Memorial Sta- dium. Texas Relays Student Committee 287 FACING THE CHALLENGE J t was a year of transition for the Texas Stars. In the past, their performance sched- ule included all Longhorn basketball games at home; however, this year their performance time was cut back to include only six halftimes. " At first we were upset with the change and it hurt our pride, " Michelle Anderson, eco- nomics junior, said, " but it ' s been a pretty good year. " Accepting the change as a challenge, the Stars worked harder to make their routines more special and exciting. " Because our dance time was cut down we have more time to get into the games and get the crowd going, " Anderson said. The Stars also had more time to give the Longhorns supportive parties such as a fajita dinner at the home of their director, Barbara Loomis. The Stars, with three new members plus the nine returning members, kept busy giving spe- cial performances at such events as The Future Homemakers of America Convention in San Antonio on Jan. 30, and Healthfest the fol- lowing weekend at Palmer Auditorium. Other performances included those at the Greek vs. Independent football game, and Dallas Mav- ericks and San Antonio Spurs games. In addition to all of their activities during the year, individual members served as judges for various high school drill team tryouts, and also worked as dance instructors at different summer camps throughout the nation. " Being a Texas Star is a full time com- mitment, and going to the camps is how we stay in shape. It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to develop our own unique style to perfection, " Anderson said. " It ' s worth it knowing that you have given a part of yourself to UT and really been a part of it, and that leaves me with a good feeling , " Belinda Matteson, speech-health education se- nior, said. by Keith Praesel GO HORNS.GO: Toni Lamb, pre-business sophomore, performs at the Texas Tech game on Feb. 17. FRONT ROW: Race! Tapia Garcia, Susan Lee Reiner. Kimberly Michelle Andenon, Michelle Rothone Anderson. Amy Elizaberh Bailey, Mary Hearher Mettlen BACK ROW: Toni Sue Lamb, Carmen Theresa Rosenberg, Jill Anne WilUr.l. Bridget Renee WiUon, Belinda Ann Mattaon. " hositaa " nAtl auk UK b 9 288 Texai Start THE HEAVENLY HELPERS y j orking mainly behind the scenes, the Tex- as Angels assisted the coaches during cmiting season, in hopes that prospective play- s would wear a Longhorn jersey the following ar. " They are tremendous. We take a lot of pride them, and they are a vital part of our or- .nization, " Coach James Blackwood, recruit- g coordinator for the Longhorn football team, id. Each weekend during the football season, the amen performed a wide range of duties as ficial " hostesses " to the University ' s football cruits. The Angels greeted the high school ayers during their unofficial visits to the Uni- rsity and showed them around the Neuhaus- oyal Athletic Center where the Longhorns orked out. Then the visitors were taken to the Jelines at Memorial Stadium to watch the am practice. Members also helped with recruiting players jring the spring, and assisted the coaches jring the summer orientation session. Furthermore, the group acted as a spirit or- mization for the football team, decorating the otball cafeteria in Jester before games and eating scrapbooks of the careers of all the nior players. The Angels additionally served as hostesses at the Texas Exes Alumni Center sev- eral hours before football games, welcoming back former students. Rodney Davis, vice-president and business management senior, said that football was the common thread among the members, who wanted to do something to get actively involved with the program. Cristen Colangelo, broadcast journalism se- nior and secretary treasurer, agreed. " I enjoy sports, and have a love for football. I wanted to be a part of UT, " she said. Each member in the group was carefully selected. Early in the school year the Angels accepted just 20 new members out of about 325 applicants, chosen by interviews on the basis of personality, extracurricular activities and grades. No nominations were allowed. Members were required to earn points through activities to be able to return to the group the following year. The Angels were almost evenly divided be- tween sorority members and independents, Jill Coleman, president and pre-med-microbiology junior, said. Blackwood was appreciative of the women ' s TOWERING TACKLE: Lisa Cadenhead, physical ed- ucation junior, shows a recruit around the campus. efforts. " In 1988 we will have one of the best recruiting classes in the country due to their hard work and genuine interest, " he said. by Michael Grabois Jeff Hull Jeff Hull ON ' T GET OUT OF MY SIGHT: Julie Kramer, counting junior, takes a recruit onto the field after the L-xas vs. Oregon game to introduce him to other high hool football players involved in the recruiting process. FRONT ROW: Julie Ann Kramer, Melody McFadden, Laurie Beth Renfio, Steffi Jill Binder. Rodney Fleming Davis, Jill Knsli Coleman, Cristen Matie Colangelo, Michelle Mane Manning, Rebecca Ann Harris, Holly Ann Hechler, Michelle DeLime Brown. SECOND ROW: Amy Jo Carr. Kimberly Gayle Moore, Belh Erin Rice, Holly Marie Maddo . Elisabeth Ashlea Earle, Nancy Marie Hamilton, Michelle Loree Perry, Lisa Lynn Cadenhead, Lori Marie John Foxwonh Ctenwelge. Kristina Dawn Chirafis THIRD ROW: Dana Gerber, Mary Deanna Sandahl, Leila Berneice Sutton, Kaylea Millet. Stacey Kathleen Hale, Madelon Dawn Highsmuh, Sherne Lynn Rudy, Amy Thomas, Tonya Marthield Thurman. BACK ROW: Angela Marie Sunon, April Michelle Clinch, Ashley Scott Carrothers, Deanna D ' Arcy Stone, Sharon Elizabeth Pardue, Terri Lyne Yoham-Jean, Dma Thomas, Stephanie Lee Dogger. Texas Angels 289 POOLING THEIR EFFORTS ' A ft? 4- ! ome newfound enthusiasm helped the members of Bevo ' s Babes become more involved as the spirit and service organization for the UT men ' s swim team. " Although Bevo ' s Babes made many new strides this year, " Jennifer Moyer, marketing junior, said, " there is still time for our or- ganization to try new things. " " There ' s so much emphasis placed on the football team, and we feel like the swim team deserves more attention than it gets, so we got more involved this year and set up more ac- tivities and goals. We want the team to know that we ' re behind them, " Melinda Willis, grad- uate student in advertising, said. The Babes set up several different committees including the social committee and the locker room decoration committee to give the mem- A LITTLE HIGHER: Melissa Hernandez, marketing jun- ior, and Lauren .Myers, accounting junior, brighten up the lockers of the men ' s swim team in hopes of inspiring victory for the swimmers. FRONT ROW: Ami Lynne Christopher. El.sa Ruth Malclonado. Alisa Ann Rogillio. Shana Marie Reed. Janice Marie Peiru. Melinda Fern Willis, Jennifer Lynn Moyer. Caroline Jung-Sun Choe. SECOND ROW: Jill L Witrnebel, Lori E Montgomery, Heather Ann Bradshaw, Jon Ann Alex, Heidi Marie Heliums. Shelley Elaine Humphrey, Lorie Jean Breazeale, Jennifer C Harrel, Laura Patricia McCarty. THIRD ROW: Kimberly Ausrin, Maty Melinda Dillon, Cindy Marie Tonnessen, Merry Gayle Davis, Stephanie Maiya Munger, Bonnie Beth Goad, Kiki Tsakalakis, Tandra Rashelle Bartgis, Staci Lotet Wilson. FOURTH ROW: Jennifer Ann Astbury. Paula Ann Herring. Jeannie McFarlane, Marcia Ann Humphrey. Melissa Hernandez, Lauren Beth Myers, Julie Ann Hicks, Pamela Sue Weiss, Sharyl Jan Schilthuis. FIFTH ROW: Alison Elizabeth Attai, Scarier Arlene Moore, Stephanie Lynn Fiese, Kelly K. Skov. Kelli Karman. Sonia Jo Alba, Teri Lynne Cockerill. Star Teresa Ann Rowlett. SIXTH ROW: Kelli Janette Caldwell, Angelique Sweeney, Paula Renec Wilkinson, Lisa Diane Fitze, Heather Leigh Queen, Candace Anne Blake, Kristin Lorayne Gray. Karen Noxon. BACK ROW: Krisune Ann Roper. Ellen Sullivan. Janie Ann Hemp, Dianna Marie Ahmann. Jill Marie Kutsche. bers a greater sense of belonging. They also centered more attention on promoting the dif- ferent meets to be held in the Texas Swim Center by posting flyers around campus. A major addition to the organization was a system of big sisters and little brothers between returning members and freshmen swimmers. " The whole idea was to help the new team members feel more comfortable because some of them are far from home. It made the other swimmers a little jealous, but after a couple of years all the swimmers will have big sisters, " Moyer said. Two new activities were a volleyball picnic at Deep Eddy Park on Sept. 26 to start the year with a splash and a Valentine ' s Day party at the home of two members. The Babes also hosted a party with tl Matchmates in honor of the swim team, tenr team and the golf team on Jan. 23. " We also serve the community, " Willis sai They hosted a spook house on Halloween wi the Austin Parks and Recreation Departme for handicapped children. " We are dedicated, and we all put in a lot time on projects like keeping scrapbooks f each senior which we give them when they a seniors so they can look back on their swimmi career at UT, " Moyer said. by Keith Praesel 290 Bevo ' s Babes A NETWORK OF SUPPORT 7 he 1988 tennis season kicked off with a pasta party at the home of Dave Snyder, the men ' s tennis coach, for the tennis team and their dedicated support group, the Matchmates. " Most of this year ' s team members are new, " Joyce Wilkenfeld, liberal arts sophomore, said. " The purpose of the pasta party was to get acquainted with the new players. " Matchmates cheered on the tennis team by decorating their locker rooms and the Pennick- Allison Tennis Center with streamers and post- ers. Before important matches, members would also garnish players ' dorm or apartment doors. Other perks included surprise pizza or ice cream and banana split parties after team practices to boost morale among the team members. " They like to be noticed because they don ' t draw the crowds that football or basketball teams do, " Tally Leighton, finance sophomore, said. " They really appreciate our support and show it by winning matches, " Wilkenfeld said. Matchmates consisted of about 60 members who were each interviewed by tennis team members and chosen on the basis of enthusiasm and their tennis background, according to Pres- ident Michelle Weber, broadcast news senior. " Matchmates range from social to state-ranked players, " Weber said. " I joined because I like to watch tennis and didn ' t want to lose touch after playing varsity tennis in high school, " Leighton said. " The team is very talented and competitive it helps me to appreciate tennis more. " " It ' s rare that a match is a blowout because top-ranked players compete against each other and it is usually very close and exciting, " Susan Shipp, journalism senior, said. by Lori Seto SET POINT: Mary Cragar, accounting senior, and Michelle Weber, broadcast journalism senior, keep score. FRONT ROW: Michelle Lynn Humphrey. Tracy Lynn Rubin, Dia Mane Theriac, Michelle Louise Weber, Sara Suzanne Rurleclge, Stephanie Christin Groschup, Cynthia Ellen Kelton, Wendi Leigh Johnson, Kimbetly Ann Hicks, Renee Lynn Schoenbrun, Karen Elise Friedman. SECOND ROW: Tetesa Anne McAllister, Wendy Michelle Stolz, Nina Elizabeth Cooper. Lynn Corene Grafenauer, Kelly Dodier Roach, Monica jo Zeplin, Dina Thomas, Susan Elaine Shipp, Joyce Renee Wilkenfeld, Melissa Kay Popp, Page Cuttis. BACK ROW. Barbata Lynn Waldman. Kimberly Ann Moser, Stacy Ann Roalson, Ashley Ecldleman, Mary Linda Cragar, Connie Catherine Niemann, Susan Leigh Weiss, Susie Louise Millet, Melissa Mane Danney, Michelle Lea McCotd. Matchmates 29 1 292 Alpha Phi Omega FRONT ROW: Laura Beth Moss, Blake Erick Cotton, Thomas Alphonso Hawkins, Jodie Louanne Resell, Elmer T. Zilch Jr., Allen Layne Teague, Scott Forrest Collins, Christopher Loyd Brooks, Angela Susan Ornss. Leonard R Pierce Jr. SECOND ROW: Rebekah Claire Hafley, Kelli R. Langiord. THIRD ROW: Laura Diane Alexander, David Randolph Hulme, Todd Ward Hemingway, Eliz- abeth B. Eschenburg, Elia Saadeh, Patricia Karen Hansen, Heather Ann Thompson, Patricia Wedglc, Sheri Lee Schuette, Angela Kay Vaden, Alex Diane Goutchkoff, Daniel Rene Garcia, Maura Patricia Murphy, Paul A, Von Wupperfeld, Cathy Ann Cole, Scot Bryant GaUaher. FOURTH ROW: Clinton Lewis Fowler, Ann Marie Pittman, Sandra Ann Arnold. Barbara Penelope Lazarus, John Worthington Crowley. FIFTH ROW: Susannah Greer, Wilfndo Cantu, Lisa Ann Lathen, Sigrid Louise Henson, Catherine A. Purcell, Elisabeth Anne Lange, Eliz- abeth Lynn Bergman, Suzanne E. Richards, Timothy Glenn Ackerman, Marshall Bums, Sandra Kay Maurer, Kevin Gregory Koym, Frederick Joseph Wagner. Paul Frazer Neal. Michael C. Brooks, Barbara Claire Starcke. SIXTH ROW: Tiber John Zscmba, Raphael Charles Taylor, K athleen Sandra Bottner, Peter John Kramer, Brent Wayne Harding, Molly Theresa Beckman, David Alan Ganske, William David Myrick. Joe Adrian Isaacs, John Eric Melton, Martha Isabel Hudson, Adam Ruth- erford, Douglas David Skierski. Benjamin Paul Fiedler, Mark Weldon Richardson, Albert Lazada, Andrea Jean Cavett, Garry Lee Brown, Edward Michael Smolen. roStmi I DIDN ' T HURT A BIT: APO member Gaby Villanueva, Spanish sophomore, sports the UT blood drop suit as she and phlebotomist Jerry Albright comfort Cheryl Loe, English senior, after she donated blood. SUPER FUNDRAISER lot of campus organizations hold dances for social reasons, but the service fraternity pha Phi Omega sponsored Super Dance for additional purpose to raise money for lildren with muscular dystrophy. It was held n Feb. 20 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel with lusic provided by disc jockey Hollywood Har- from radio station K98. Refreshments and ecorations for the event were donated by local stores. As many as 300 invitations to participate in the fundraiser were sent to campus and com- munity organizations by Super Dance com- mittee head Torro Burch, early childhood and kindergarten education junior. About 130 peo- ple attended the dance and contributed a total of $3,000 in donations. " You dance all night for money, " Kathi Bottner, psychology senior said, " and [The Muscular Dystrophy Association] is a good charity to help, and that ' s why we are going to keep doing it over and over. If it only raised $100 it would be worth it. " Although Super Dance was a very worthwhile charitable event, it was only one of the services that APO provided during the year. Other projects included Rat Patrol, in which members picked up trash in East Austin, and the Adopt- A-Highway Program in which mem- bers cleaned litter off the roadside near Highway 290 twice a semester. They also gave an Easter egg hunt at Austin ' s Deaf School on Mar. 26, and an Easter dinner at the Center for Battered Women on Mar. 31. Members also volunteered to take part in the SURE Walk program on campus, to help in the student elections and the University blood drive, and to distribute UT directories. Once a week APO participated in a project such as clearing brush for the Boy Scouts at Lost Pines Camp and the Girl Scouts at Tex Lake Camp. " It ' s real manual kind of stuff, " Brent Harding, aerospace engineering junior said. " That ' s what I like about APO, getting in there and working hard. " " Being a member is very fulfilling, " Harding said. " It gives you a chance to do things that you couldn ' t do on your own, like helping with the Special Olympics. " At the Special Olympics, which took place on March 26 at Memorial Stadium, APO ran the giant Texas flag on the field, cheered the kids on and met them at the finish line to give them a hug. " When you see a smile on a kid ' s face there ' s nothing like it in the world, " Bottner said. by Keith Praesel HEALTH FOOD: APO volunteer Scott Harris, aerospace engineering junior, hands Virginia Koblizek, finance senior, cookies and soda to help her recover after donating blood. Alpha Phi Omega 293 FRIENDS FOR A CAUSE ellwether is not just a name, it ' s a concept of leadership, scholarship, friendship and community service. " We ' re a group of friends, " said Cynthia Havelka, government senior, " who got together for the same reasons and got to know each other better. " The group ' s objectives during the year were service projects aimed at children and the eld- erly. On Oct. 30, Bellwether sponsored a Hal- loween party for some of Austin ' s abused chil- dren. The group went to the Rest Haven Nursing Home on Nov. 21, to provide companionship and play games, such as dominoes with the residents. " We always have a good time with them, " Renee Barren, data processing senior said. Members also visited other nursing homes in the Austin area. Bellwether ' s big project was a combined ef- fort with the Community and Schools Organ- ization sponsored through the Austin Independ- ent School District. The group provided tutors for students from Fulmore Junior High School. Tutors were provided for English, math, social science and science courses. Kris Renner, business senior, said a lot of the people in Bellwether were interested in service but did not want to get into a huge organ- ization. Beth Bergman, speech communications se- nior, said that Bellwether " gives you a chance to AND THE WINNER IS . . . : Linda Gleops receives a prize from Helen Thumann, communication disorders se- nior. FRONT ROW: Karma Klune, Renee Elizabeth Batron, Tina Marie LeBlanc, Oleta Lorraine Lane, Barbara Ann Galegos. Prix Denee Hebert SECOND ROW: Holly Ann Adams, Julie Gales Foulkes, Cynthia Anne Havelka, Winifred Theresa Rullo. Carol Ann Poe, Anne Kathleen Kerr BACK ROW: Susan Lynn Urban, Terri Lynne Meyer, Kris Lynn Renner, Helen Rae Thumann, Tracy Michelle Garrison, Elizabeth Lynn Bergman, Elizabeth Lee Reding. be involved with a group that is not that large. " Despite the fact that the membership of Bellwether was all female, men were encouraged to join. Bellwether, however, had a subsidiary group of members ' boyfriends and friends called " Bellwether Beaus " . Bellwether had their annual group picnic at Zilker Park and participated in the flashcard show at all Longhorn home football games. The group maintained that although social- izing events were involved, the primary goal remained community service. Bellwether met every Thursday at 6:00 p.m. in Jester Center. " Our main objective is to get everyone home in time for Cosby, " Cynthia Havelka said. . by Norma Martinez 294 BeUwethcr k were rtcqxm, i ! their bo. Ten :;!-. -.- MAKING A DIFFERENCE ' tine ouching the lives of others was the aspect of their organization that Gamma Delta Ep- on members felt was most important. A group formed to provide service to the ommunity, campus and other students, Gam- la Delta Epsilon participated in activities rang- ig from cleaning Memorial Stadium after foot- all games to helping with the Austin Humane ociety Cat Show. For the first time, Gamma Delta Epsilon losted a " fun day " with Youth Advocacy, an rganization for 8-14-year-old children from roubled families. Members of Gamma Delta jipsilon and children from Youth Advocacy got ogether on Oct. 9 to play football and other ;ames and enjoy refreshments. " The kids needed someone to talk to. We howed them that someone out there could take ime out of their busy schedule to share with hem, " Melissa Olivarez, speech pathology se- lior, said. President Rolando De La Rosa, architecture enior, said, " The Youth Advocacy project stood ut in my mind as the most effective project hat Gamma Delta Epsilon participated in. The cids were receptive, and I think that we really ouched their lives. We are planning other ac- ivities with them in the future because we mjoyed our time with them so much. " On March 5, the organization dressed as leprechauns and played music at an early St. Patrick ' s Day party for the elderly at Holy Cross Hospital. " We made up the oddest group of leprechauns that could ever be seen, but the smile on the people ' s faces made it all worth- while, " Rene Garzoria, pharmacy senior, said. " Gamma Delta Epsilon has become an in- tegral part of my life. It has offered me the opportunity to be myself and make a difference in the world, " Garzoria said. by Lisa Breed Laura Darby LENDING AN EAR: Mardi Stelmach, Rolando De La Rosa and Rene Garzoria listen as patients at Holy Cross Hospital tell them a story. FRONT ROW: Edna Idalia Lopez. Ellen Marie Anguiano, Melissa Olivarez, Delbert R. Canm SEC- OND ROW: Phi-Phung Thi Nguyen, Veronica Calvo Ojeda, Mardi Lee Stelmach. THIRD ROW: A, Ian Gerardo Lopez, Joanne Mi chele Lewis, Ruby Michelle Johnson. BACK ROW: Salvador Jose Gonzalez, Lisa Marie Perchik, Rene Garzoria, Rolando De U Rosa. John McConnico Gamma Delta Epsilon 295 HONORED ACHIEVEMENT ith white candles and yellow flowers to set the atmosphere, Gamma Phi Alpha, a women ' s honors organization, transformed Kin- solving cafeteria into an elegant dining room fit for an auspicious occasion. Gamma Phi Alpha held its annual Initiation Banquet on Mar. 1 to welcome new and re- turning members to the organization. After the dinner, which was provided by the UT Division of Food and Housing, President Linda Buccino, honors business junior, spoke about the history of Gamma Phi Alpha and the purpose of the organization. " The purpose of Gamma Phi Alpha is to encourage the women of Andrews, Blanton, Carothers and Littlefield women ' s dormitories to exhibit a desire for knowledge through scho- lastic achievement and to honor their numerous individual accomplishments, " Buccino said. One by one, old and new members alike were called to the podium to add their signatures to the official Gamma Phi Alpha scrapbook. Upon signing the book, new and returning members received a certificate of membership and a yel- low carnation. " It ' s really a great honor and a privilege to be recognized as a member of Gamma Phi Alpha, " Angela Pence, accounting sophomore, said. " And this flower is going to look good in my scrapbook. " The 126 members had only to achieve a 3.! grade point average to be considered for me: bership to the organization. Inductees were r tified of their eligibility for membership in t organization by mail after a confidential lection process. " We weren ' t that active this year. We hac couple of meetings and planned a few stu breaks to get together and relax, " Buccino by Angela Prick V. , ' ; . CANDLELIT DINNER: Gamma Phi Alpha membl and guests enjoy their meal at the annual Initiation Banqtf on Mar. 30. FRONT ROW: Linda Marie Buccino, Joanna Lynn Smith, Monica Esther Rios, Patricia Ne- hda Cuellar, Linda Kay Whittredge, Ada Natalie Smith, Maria Elena Rivera, Karyn Michelle Auger. Mary Morgan McReynolds, Ami Mehta, Nancy Luanne BirdwelJ, Christy Kay Walker, Jean Gamer. SECOND ROW; Sunita Balwanrrai Lad, Marie Wong David, Natalie Kaye Koepp, Sharanjit Kaur Nilvi, Marci Dawn Sulak, Isela De Leon, Karen Denise Hcitman, Elizabeth Anne Baughman, Kimberly Dawn Smith, Joyce Ilene Inman, Oleta Lorraine Lane, Rhonda Eileen LcBlanc, Valerie Lynn Han, Kathryn Elizabeth Rennet, Laura Eliz- abeth Sinclair, Courtney Anne Brown, Leslie Mary Phinney. THIRD ROW: Erin Elizabeth Richter, Jean Elise Paicurich, Elizabeth Ann Self, Linda Beth Milch, Bethany Layne Bailey, Laura Evangelina Guerra, Sabina A. Mondal, Lara Elizabeth Gordon, Terry Ann Moorhead, Patricia Lynn Parsons, Leslie Michelle Sheppard, Judy Ann Quails, Karla Lee Keeton. BACK ROW: Antonia T. Ramirez, Sanra Maria Her- nandez, Elizabeth Kathleen Belt, Lainie Lea Dunham, Lara Tanja Albanese. My Hanh Tran Nguyen, Teresa Ann Nolan, Eva Lorenz, Mary Christine Henry, Elaine Hyden, Angela Gwyn Pence, Ruth Leanne Heid, Janet Lynn Rodriguez, Deina Ann Frausto. ft r Michael Stravat 296 Gamma Phi Alpha FULL-TIME VOLUNTEERS nowing that one out of eight people in the Austin area could not afford to eat every lay, members of Circle K International vorked in the Capitol Area Food Bank to help ;olve this problem. Each Thursday night Circle K members sort- ;d, packaged and labeled food for the needy at he food bank. Between 90 and 100 organ- zations within a 14-county area spent their time n preparing a ton of food to be given to the icedy each week. " Instead of wasting our spare time watching TV, we did something worthwhile for other people. That ' s what Circle K is all about, " Charles Youngs, RTF junior, said. Circle K International put in a total of 153 1.25 hours of service for the community and campus. Weekly projects included playing bin- go with retired adults at Austin Manor Nursing Home, serving as escorts for SURE Walk on campus and ushering at performances at the Performing Arts Center. " We ' re all really good friends, and we have something going on every day of the week. There is never a dull moment in Circle K, " Membership Chairman, Jennette Rush, biology freshman, said. In March, Circle K held a Basketball Bounce on the West Mall and raised over $300 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. They also par- ticipated in the Bowl for Kids Sake along with the Texas Cowboys, Silver Spurs and Child Development Organization in the Texas Union on March 5. " We prepared for the Bowl for Kids Sake Bowl-A-Thon for four months and it definitely paid off. We raised approximately $21,000 for the Big Brother Big Sister Program of Austin, " Youngs said. In March, Circle K was inducted into the Diamond Club at the District Convention in Houston. This meant that they had 50 mem- bers with over 90 percent participation. " It ' s a big honor to get the Diamond Club Award. We started in September with 12 mem- bers and ended up with 53 members. It ' s only getting better, " Youngs said. Besides regular Monday night meetings, the club planned social activities often, including trips to Steve ' s Ice Cream and the dollar movies. " Our organization is basically about service, leadership and fellowship for the University and the community, " President Nancy Moss, com- munication sophomore, said. by Lisa Breed GETTING A JOLT: Ulrike Nelson, nursing jun- ior, positions herself in the seatbelt simulator during the Health Fair on Apr. 13. FRONT ROW: Stephanie Michelle Johnson, Gay Edythe Merola, Courtney Virginia Smith. Susanne Ellen Snyder, Catherine Marie Ikels, Rhonda Kathleen Padon, Kimberly Kay Fulcher, Amy Sue Matteson, Nancy Michelle Moss, Gloria D ' Aun Hopkins SECOND ROW: Tricia Jean Kilian, Laura Lee Muchmore, Laurie Ellen Danos, David Samuel Toups, Heather Rae Breed, Lydia I inn, Susan Renee Robinson, Crosby Malcolm Marks, Tiffany Lynne Soergel. Clarence Billy Brown III BACK ROW: Barbara Elaine Parks, Robert Alan Lowther, Ervin Hayne Shumate III, Christopher Peter Kunkel, Charles Andrew Youngs, Logan Moodley, Mark Edward Smith, Harvey Keith Spivey, Jen- nette Marie Rush, Teresa Lynn Franklin. Circle K International 297 DRUMMING UP INTEREST: Orange Jacket members march in the Round-Up Parade on April 8 to promote interest in the group. FRONT ROW: Molly Gray Dunscombe. SECOND ROW: Angela Huang Yen, Dana Leigh Bedichek. THIRD ROW: Kayse Ann Galvan, Christina Ann Mellon. BACK ROW: Cecelia Patrice Kane, Lois Ann Poe, Christine Marie Kaufmann, Ktistine Marie Antell. Heidi Lynne Silber. . + + kffll " 1 ' FRONT ROW: Dna Le igh Beduhck. Cecelia Patrice Kane, Kayie Ann Galvan, Lois Ann Poe, Angela Huang Yen, Molly Gray DunKombe, Knstine Mane AnteU. Chriitine Marie K.iiilm.inn. Chriuina Ann Melton, Heidi Lynne Silber SECOND ROW: Laura Lee Prather, Tracy Lynn Rubin, Alison Thoman Buckley, Kimberly Ann Anderson, Vinita B. Hingotani. Jeri Rene I mdUr. Kruti Kay Cat. Grace Karen Gumberg. Jeanne Marie Fenasci, Michelle Dianne Ruppel. Anna Meredith Norm, Kathleen Conn Canon, Carol Diane Levin THIRD ROW: Jocelyn-Louise Flores del Carmen, Melmda Ann Nelson, Kay Lynn Vincent. Amy Elaine Cough, Laura Kathleen Cerniglia, Julie Anne Newport, Kimberly Elizabeth Monday. Elizabeth Veronica Walsh, Susan Amanda Bryson, Delia Kay Werner, Genevieve Elizabeth Frannea, John Foxworth Susan Leigh Weiss, Amy Thomas FOURTH ROW: Amy Beth Hendin, Audrey Denise Smith, Diana Lynn Jameson, Cherri Leigh Allen, Christine Ann Sthaulat, Karen Schncidet, Holly Etta Blewer, Stefani liana Silverberg, Shannon Lee Mangum, Anne Louise Lenhart, Erica Lynn Minkoff, Laura Frances Hagan, Christine Marie Yura, Lisa Gayle Greenwood. BACK ROW: Lauren Elam Street, Gail Felice Levine, Monique Ann Spillman, Gillian Galbraith, Julie Ann Griffin, Mary Bridgforth Oldham, Tracy Dianne Kagan, Stacy Lynn Patterson. Monica Ruth Neumann, Rebecca Jean Traylor, Deborah Ann Flaherty, Jennifer Louise Horan. 298 Orange Jackets ENHANCING EDUCATION xtending their scope of service activities from the rampus to the community, the Orange Jackets became involved with the lustin- Adopt- A-School program. The organization adopted Maplewood El- mentary School in north Austin, sending mem- ers every week to serve as big sisters to children n kindergarten to sixth grade who needed utoring and special interaction. " The teachers pick students who need a little xtra help academically or emotionally, " Pres- dent Molly Dunscombe, elementary education senior, said. " Taking the time to work with the kids is fun because it gives us a chance to break out of our routines as college students to help children who need extra love and attention so that they may possibly become future Long- horns. " The Orange Jackets ' services at Maplewood ranged from tutoring to honoring groups of students with good behavior with a picnic. Helping the PTA with the Spring Carnival on April 23 by working in booths and activities such as the cake walk was another one of their projects with the Adopt-A-School program. " It ' s been neat to have adopted a little sister and have the chance to help her when she needed it. Each week you could tell that the kids were doing a little better with your help, " Cecelia Kane, Spanish pre-med senior, said. The Orange Jackets also acted as official hostesses of the University. They were called on to usher at campus activities like Honors Day on April 9, which recognized juniors and seniors with a grade point average of 3.5 or above. Other events they hosted were the 50th Re- union for Liberal Arts Exes in the spring at Littlefield Home, and the dedication of Little Campus to Heman Sweatt on Apr. 15. They served tea at the salute to Texas in front of the Main Building on Mar. 2, Texas Independence Day and helped form the world ' s largest Long- horn at Memorial Stadium. On Nov. 15 during Dad ' s Day weekend, the Orange Jackets hosted a Parent-Daughter Brunch at the Four Seasons Hotel with guest speaker Shirley Bird Perry. Here the organ- ization ' s tappees were first introduced. The new members were officially initiated and presented with their orange jackets at the Reunion Brunch at the Hyatt on Apr. 10, which was also at- tended by Orange Jacket Alumni. The tappee project for the new members was to serve as huggers on the finish line at the Special Olympics on Apr. 16 at Memorial Sta- dium. Although the Orange Jackets had a wide array of activities to which they gave their time, Dunscombe said, " We ' re always looking for new ways to help out on campus and in Aus- tin. " by Keith Praesel MUSTARD, PLEASE: Amy Hendin, marketing junior, prepares her sandwich outside Garrison Hall after an Orange Jackets ' meeting on March 30. Orange Jackets 299 A DIFFERENT APPROACH hanging a reputation takes a lot of work, but the Silver Spurs devoted a great deal of time and effort to proving that they were not just a group of men who got together to party, but a worthwhile organization that served the community and the campus. " We have made an effort to brighten and turn our reputation around, " Tal McAlister, economics junior, said. The Spurs attempted to increase independent enrollment as well as improve their image with the student body. For the first time, the Uni- versity helped the Spurs by sending letters to various organizations on campus to encourage people to attend mixers planned to acquaint members of Spurs with other students. " A lot of people thought that they couldn ' t get into the Silver Spurs unless they knew someone already in. We wanted to show guys from different groups on campus what we were all about and encourage involvement from them, " Bryan Albract, zoology senior, said. The Silver Spurs took part in many activities, from taking care of Bevo to helping out at voting booths during student elections. New men, called Rowels, participated in " hold-ups " where money was collected at intersections for various philanthropies. The Rowels also were active in pep rallies and passed out flyers on West Mall for Texas Independence Day. " We tried to help out the University by passing out flyers for different activities going on and participating in various campus events, " McAlister said. A project hosted by the Silver Spurs was the Chili Cook-Off on April 23 at Auditorium Shores behind Palmer Auditorium. Money was I raised by selling ads to local businesses and! selling tickets to the event to students and I Austin residents. The cook-off took place during i the day with almost 200 teams judged for their chili. T hat night, the Charlie Daniels Band performed for the crowd. " The cook-off was a lot of fun, but in the midst of all the fun, we raised over $ 10,000 for the Austin Boys Club, " McAlister said. by " Lisa Breed REMEMBER THE ALAMO: Silver Spurs members talk to each othet as they pass out flyers to students on the West Mall in order to encourage student involvement in the Texas Independence Day festivities. The festivities were held in front of the Main Building on March 2. 338 n WHAT ' S IN THIS? Greg Kallenberg, communication freshman, judges a sample of chili at the Silver Spurs ' Chili Cook-Off on Apr. 23 at Auditorium Shores. DON ' T DRIVE DRUNK: Rudy Bohm, biochemistry junior, and Charlie Vettt-rs, accounting senior, look at the Silver Spurs ' wrecked car exhibit for Alcohol Awareness Week held Oct. 19-23. NT ROW: Bret Eric Helmer, Jeffrey Stewart Davis, Dick Hoskins Gregg III, Michael Andrew Poth II, Grady -on Roberts, James Edward Fields, Patrick Hagaman Daughcrry, William King Bolls, John Eric Hathom, David hew Fradkin, Dale Allan Funk, John Tyrone Mahan, Steve Wayland Jernigan, Stuart Tail Buchanan, Jerome Winston rowder, Eric Byrne Stumberg, William James Jackson, Martin Hirsch Englander. SECOND ROW: Walter C. olds, Daniel Fletcher Boyles, Kevin James Kebodeaux, James Patrick McCabe, John Graham Abell, Mark H. Mozc, nas Douglas Moore, Daniel S. Spier, John Ralph Brantff Jr., Max Nolan Swango, Richard Louis Fogelman, Craig s Weiss, Kirk M. Claunch, Jeffrey Paul Kash, John Byron Lee, Larry Stephen Canter, Robert Ferguson Favret, John eron Shepherd, James Durward Story. THIRD ROW: Samuel Harris Fradkin, Eric Edward Alt, Robert T McAlister, Fred Smith Stewart Edley King. Richard K. Leigh, Todd Chanks Benson, Edward Donnell Sheffield, Brendan C. Albracht, Kevin Hayes Vincent, David Earl Holt, Daryl Ruth Cox, Gary Kleth Miles, Gary Thomas Garcia, Scott Darin Zambon, Stephen Gregory Darnall, Timothy Joseph Coogan, Robert Scott Anderson, Mark Lawrence Manning, David Meredith Polser, Millard Winnfield Atkins, Mark Andrew Denton, Jerald GrifTith Greet, Samuel McElvy White, James Scon McCown. BACK ROW: Paul Robert Moreton, Bryan Joseph Albracht, Keith K. Austin, David Michael Hinsley, David Alan Shavian. A. Robert Horowitz, Bevo, James Edward Satel, Bradley Robert Miller, Seeya L. Wray, Chud Bcllstein, Thomas Leo Ryan, Michael Allyn Rogers, Silver Spurs 301 MANY A HELPFUL HAND 5 ur organization is ready to help and serve those who need assistance in service-related projects, " President Kyle Rovinsky, business sophomore, said. " Our major purpose is to assist in money-raising efforts and provide whatever service we can for the local Cerebral Palsy Foundation and its center in Austin. " To raise money for the Cerebral Palsy Foun- dation, Posse held a bowl-a-thon at Highland Lanes on Nov. 14. The bowl-a-thon, organized by Adam Rosenthal, pre-business sophomore, jnd Joseph Dubrof, pre-business sophomore, brought in $650 and was considered the group ' s most successful fundraiser. Posse also helped organize and took part in activities at a picnic with the residents of the Austin Cerebral Palsy Center at Pease Park on April 17. " Being in Posse gives you a sense of re- sponsibility to the community and a really good feeling of accomplishment, " Kyle said. " It truly is a great experience for everyone involved. " Posse was an honor service organization made up of about 115 freshman and sophomores, 100 of which were Greeks and 15 of which were independents. Members were selected at the beginning of both the fall and spring semesters according to their scholastic achievement and service to the University and or their frater- nities or sororities. " We provide a group where members of the Greek community and independents get a chance to mix amongst themselves and everyone gets a chance to meet people from other so- rorities and fraternities, " Kyle said. Posse held some social events, like their casual on Mar. 3 1 , in addition to their service-related projects. Posse also created the Round-Up theme, " Hail to the University, " for the parade on April 9. Their spirit-oriented float led the pa- rade. by Ruth Blumenthal FRONT ROW: Kyle Curtis Roviniky, Heidi Chnstianna Schcttler, Cheryl Renee Duvall, Melody McFadden, Kara Leigh Workman, Lara Lynn Hoster, Robin Beasley, Christine Clifford, Jacquelyn Ann Condon, Tahni Lee Lawlcr, Kim Alayne Cannaday. SECOND ROW: Janet Carol Roach, Erica Jane Weinman, Claudia Pensotti, Cammi Lyn Weller, Stacy Myra Pollock, Rebecca Lynn Rodger . Paige Bradley, Leigh-Anna Spaulding, Michelle Anne Whalcn. THIRD ROW: Jennifer Christian Harrell, Margaret Mary Frain, Kristi Ann Willis, Monica Jean Walker, Shannon Leigh Storms, Alan Myer Krockover, Ronald Lynn Ellis Jr., Adam Stuart Rosenthal, Craig Albert Evans, Adam Sam Goodman FOURTH ROW: Brad Russell Kotley, Jason Scott Coomer, James Jefferson Butler, Johnnie Con DeHart, Robert Daniel Hewlett, Todd Allen Kraft. Michael David Ibanez, Morry David Sochat. BACK ROW: Joseph Franklin Dubrof, Scott Andrew Stone, John Michael Cummings, Jon Brent Shirley, Willis Jamet McAnelly III. ANY MORE SUGGESTIONS? Posse President Kyle Rovinsky, business sophomore, and Craig Evans, mechanical engineering sophomore, ask for members ' input regarding theme ideas for their float in the Round-Up Parade. - llfBlDDli- LV 302 PO K BREAKING STEREOTYPES Jay Edwards I NEW BUDDIES: Cowgirls gather for the annual Tap-In ' ceremony on Oct. 1. nen c e Texas Cowgirls put their uni- forms on, they forgot everything else but the reason they got together: to have fun and break away from traditional stereotypes made about sororities and independents. " Our organization gives each member the opportunity to meet without being classified according to their sorority or independent sta- tus, " Suzanne Scares, president and advertising- marketing junior, said. The Cowgirls held Tap-In Oct. 1 to induct new members. Members included sorority members and independents. Each sorority spon- sored three of its members and one non-member for induction consideration. The newly ' tapped- in ' members were called " heifers " until the next year ' s Tap-In. " Tap-In is a lot of fun for old and new members. When new girls are ' tapped-in, ' it ' s not like you ' re above them, everyone is on the same level as everyone else in the organization, " Lois Slocomb, music education junior, said. Cowgirls enjoyed many social events includ- ing the casual, which took place on Oct. 25 at the Loft, a dance club off Sixth Street. The cowgirls and their dates rode to the casual in ' Dillo buses, which resembled trolley cars and operated in downtown Austin. " This was the first opportunity many of our old and new members had to talk and get to know each other, " Scares said. " Being a Cowgirl is a great way to meet other girls in a relaxed setting where no one is ex- pected to conform to a specific mold. Getting involved in this organization gives members the opportunity to let their true personality shine through, " Ra ndi Shade, Plan II senior, said. by Susan Forth INCREASED INVOLVEMENT j growing service organization must look constantly for ways to expand their serv- ices to benefit those at the University and in Austin who are less fortunate. The Texas Wranglers took on several new service projects in order to fulfill their desire to help others. One of the new projects, held on March 17, was a day of kite flying at Zilker Park with patients from the Austin State School. Flying the kites enabled the patients to enjoy the out- doors and to interact with other people. " We wanted to get them out in the sunshine and give them the attention that they needed. It was a lot of fun for both groups, " Wranglers President Mark Bate, third-year law student, said. Another new event was a holdup for the Capital Area Rehabilitation Center (CARC) on April 23 in which members stood in the busy intersections of the streets of Austin to obtain donations from drivers. They presented a check for $6,800 to the center. " The money will be used for anything from buying a child a wheelchair to paying for med- ical services while they are going through re- habilitation, " Bate said. The Wranglers also added to their list of charity events by giving a barbeque and bingo for the senior citizens at Northwest Mediplex Nursing Home on April 17. Besides engaging in new service pursuits, the Wranglers also remained active in their tra- ditional service projects. Among these service projects was a day of cleanup at CARC on March 6. " We spent a good five or six hours doing general repair work, planting grass and painting the place, " Bate said. Each semester the Wranglers also volunteered their time at Dardin Hills Boy ' s Ranch where they helped build horse stables. They also took the boys to a Longhorn basketball game against Texas Tech. " The main thing we provide foj them is friendship and interaction, " Bate said. I The Wranglers promoted spirit for the men ' l basketball team by attending all home games! They also showed their support by hosting I barbeque for the team at the beginning of thl season, and presenting the Texas Longhorn Bas I ketball Award to senior point guard Alex Broad I way at the UT Basketball Banquet on March 81 Being a member of the Wranglers was de manding, Bate said, but the rewards were well worth it. " It ' s great knowing that you can us | some of the blessings bestowed upon yourself tc| help those who are less fortunate, " he said. by Keith Praesel WE APPRECIATE IT: Goran Jezic, biology senior, re-| ceives pledges at the Easter Seals Telethon on March 5. John McConnico 304 Texas Wranglers Jeff Holt FRONT ROW: Jennifer Lee Hecht, Tracy Lane Trigg- Peters, Phyllis Anne Mancivalano, Scherazade Rosanne Daruvalla, Kris Lee Crenwelge, Jo-anne Elizabeth Behnke, Dawn Michele Fenster. Sonya Lee Baker, Tiffany Lynne Logeman, Lori Marie Crenwelge, Julie Anna Vasquez, Leticia Annette Pina, Jessica Anne Hiie. SECOND ROW: James Calvin Atkins III, Mark Vincent Queralt, Thomas George Yoxall, Todd Kevin Lester, Roy Todd Nunis, Rodney James Bohuslav, Craig Layne Wheeler, David Lee Query, Max Akn Locke, Neil Thomas Allen, Sean Wil- liam Rea, Robert James Garrey, Shannon Gerard Disorbo, Anir Dhir. THIRD ROW: Shannon Lee Mangum, Carlton Creig Jackson, Scott Matthew Prochazka, Scott Gregory Preszler, James Edward Yegge, Gary Richard Adamcik, Scott Jay Marsland, John Michael Buckley, Anthony Ray Carrasco, Mark Andrew Bate, Leslie Murl Bishop, Patrick Joseph Hill, Robert Russell Kinsel, Tim- othy James Lehman, Richard Anthony Munisteri, Julie Ann Kramer. FOURTH ROW: Tracy Lee Davis, Paul Raymond Kruger, Sam McGraw Brannon, Robert Evans Sullivan, Matthew Wayne Albracht, William Ncely An- derson, Patrick Wayne Lerma, Roberto R. Rodriquez, Frederick David ViUarreal, Timothy Roger Mathes, Clay Coleman Border, Keith Matthew Matocha, Mark Darren Kubena, Clint Michael Johnson, Matthew Michael Glick, Roben Wesley Lanctot. FIFTH ROW: Richard Jinnosuke Hayashi, John Francis Kros, Brent Wayne Wheeler, James Weldon Sanain Jr., David John Jesulaitis, John T. Abt. Robert John Russo Jr., Scoot Michael Okland, Richard Scott Johnson, Clint Emmett Teutsch, Matthew Joseph Riley, John Fitzgerald McCracken, Thomas Floyd Bickham Jr., Matthew Wayne Schulte, John Henry Fi- scher II. SIXTH ROW: Michael David Stacy, Byron Raymond Ayme, Mark Thomas Nunis, Michael William Wallace, Douglas Thomas Johnson, Lenn Arik Moldenhauer, Clinton Ross Hancock, Robert Mark Wil- lingham, Richard Edwin Lain, Daniel Dean Emerson. BACK ROW: Goran Alec Jezic, Lawrence Edwin Frank- lin, Chad Leonard Wargo, Richard Jesse Lebos, Daniel John Schmidt, Stephen Chris Biles, Mark Stephen Pannes, Scott Douglas Laird, Glynn Dean Nance Jr., Bryan Kendall Moore. John McConnico A GIFT FOR YOU: Mark Bate, mar- keting senior, and Willie Shepherd, busi- ness junior, present a check for $6,800 to the Easter Seals. Texas Wranglers 305 STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART Ithough many people knew that the Texas Cowboys took part in football season ac- tivities such as firing Smokey the cannon when- ever the Longhorns scored, the truth was that the Cowboys, also a service organization, did much more. " We did quite a bit of work in the com- munity, " John Rutledge, undetermined senior and foreman of the Cowboys, said. Their " number one project, " according to Rutledge, was collecting money for the Austin Association for Retarded Citizens, or AARC. Between the two benefit dances the Cowboys held, the Harvest Moon in the fall, and the Spring Music Festival held on April 15, over $15,000 was raised and given to the AARC. For the Spring Music Festival they brought in two rock and dance bands to draw more of the student population. In the past, the group had brought in some big name country-western bands. " We had gotten away from the campus life, and we wanted to get back to the Uni- versity, " Bob Heintzelman, marketing senior and straw boss of the Cowboys, said. Other benefit projects included a Valentine ' s Day party for the Rosedale School for Retarded Children, and a bowl-a-thon with other groups CLOWNING AROUND: Drew Cozby, Tim Marron and Chad Love share a laugh with a student at the Rosedale School at the Valentine ' s Dance on Feb. 12. in March to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Austin. They also helped in the local Special Olympics which drew children from all or- ganizations for the retarded in the Austin area. One of their traditional fundraising activities was curtailed due to a new law enacted by the Austin City Council. Under this law, practices such as the Cowboys ' " holdups " were banned. Because they could no longer solicit money froi motorists at street corners, they planned to tal their crusade to the local shopping malls. " We ' ve tried to get a lot more into the servid aspects for the community, " Rutledge said. by Michael Grabois V FRONT ROW: Scon John Brymct. Cynthia Lynn Mackintosh, Chanse Lane McLeod. SECOND ROW: Andrew Jacob Sweet, Kevin Keith Payne, (lint Peety Wood, David Lee Pratt, Nathaniel Currier Mann. John Paul Tatum, Ronald Mano Schoenbrun. Jason Todd Hutchins, Quentin M. Keith. Gregg Mitchell Wi.lm.in. Adam Chad Singer, Marion Barnes Leman, David Berman Block. THIRD ROW Christopher Michael Temple. Gregory Jordan Wright, William David Miller. James Harvey Lee, Michael Vincent O Shell. John Byron Mills, Graydon Chase Laguarta. John Douglas Hartman, Ehyal Shweiki, Marty Lee Pagnozzi, Timothy John Marron Jr., Karl Douglas Drews, Scott A Strehli, Wade Caven Crosnoe, Daniel Charles Carter. Patrick Alan Hubbard. Michael Chad Hagli. Andrew John Priest. Randall Wayne Chupik FOURTH ROW Todd Jeffrey Quisenbrrry. Holron Latham Bums, Andrew Jay Cozby, Christopher Miller Long, Ben Michael Mr.iv.im Richard McBroom, Kama! Jafarnia, Byrom Cade Massey, Frank Michael Menegheti, Douglas Scott Wall. Thomas Paul Jacomini, Ross Micheal Reul, Daniel Coe Fogarty, Scott Gregg Phillips. Stephen Bret Shipley. John W Glidden, Charles Perlitz Wickman BACK ROW: Craig Steven Christopher. Emilio Fernando DeAyala. Paul Mary Joseph Cooke. Steven Charles Levatino. Blair Gordon Schlossberg, Scott Cohron Crutchfield, Fritz-Alan Kunh Jr., David John Estrada, Edward Randall Harris, Stephen Eston Blalock, Patrick W Drouilhet, David Roufledge Porthouse. John Christopher Eichler, Danny Garrett Hurts, John Brady Giddens. Tod Minter Greenwood, John Carl Rutledge, James William Esquivel, Robert Todd Butts. William Leu Moll, David Wilson Dozier. James Roy Shives 306 Texas Cowboyj ;; WILL YOU BE MY VALENTINE? Chris Knauth, liberal arts soph- omore, takes the hand of a child at the Rosedale School during the Texas Cowboys Valentine ' s Dance. Texas Cowboys 307 PENCHANT FOR BASEBALL formed in response to many of the re- strictive policies for membership of other similar organizations, " President Jack Ivey, his- tory senior, said. The Texas Cavaliers had hopes of becom- ing a support group for the UT Baseball Team. Since another group, the Disch-Falk Diamonds, had already assumed this role, the Cavaliers planned to work for the team next year, possibly with the Diamonds. " Our goal was to organize interaction be- tween students and the baseball team. We could ' drum-up ' interest by distributing flyers at West Mall for home games at Disch-Falk Field and generally promote the team, " Ivey said. Ivey also said that, due to their outstanding performances, the baseball team merited more support. " We feel there exists a need for more fan support at Longhorn home games. Their high ranking among other college teams merits increased student support. Hopefully all future Longhorn home games will be sold out. " The 25-member organization held bi- monthly meetings for planning and discussing goals for the following year, once they gained the opportunity to officially support the team. Also in the long-range plans were efforts to increase membership of junior and senior men. " We want to redirect our organization ' s ac- tivities next year to include working with the baseball team and establishing a mutually ben- efitting relationship, " Secretary George Ivey, economics junior, said. The Cavaliers also sponsored several group activities for both social and community pur- poses. They attended football games togeth and volunteered at the Delwood Nursing Cent on Dec. 12. " We helped move some equipment for the home and visited with its residents along with the Kappa Kappa Gamma and Kappa Alpha Theta sororities, " Christopher Godell, biochem- istry junior, said. by Kristi Shumaker FRONT ROW: Thomas Michael Custer. Gardner Holbert Randall. Bryan IC Henry Kruse. Donald Leroy Kloster, William Thomas Allison III. SECOND ROW: Charles Wickham Peckham, George Lynn Ivey. Jack T. Ivey. Drew Payne Kahn. BACK ROW: Christopher Marrhew Godell, Gerald Lee Ridgely Jr., Joseph Anthony Cusrer, Deric Olm Weiss, John Coleman Gay, Rimasjohn Gaizutis, Philip James Antinone, Steve William Seger, 308 Tea Cavaliers THE BREAKFAST BUNCH i ould you get up at 7:00 a.m. to put on a costume to eat breakfast with a bunch of Jniversity students at Cisco ' s Bakery? One oup of campus leaders had a blast doing just hat once a month. This was the Cisco ' s Kid ' s vay to forget all their problems, relax and just ave a good time. Although the group was open to all students, [nost of the members were very active in various ipus organizations. That is how many of hem heard about Cisco ' s Kid ' s. President Mark jlhassay, finance senior, said, " Cisco ' s is a great jvay to meet other campus leaders, share ideas fith them, and by doing so, help train future Jers. " " Cisco ' s is a great way to become involved on Campus if you ' re not already active, " said Grace Ipunsburg, management senior, " The contacts meet at Cisco ' s are the best and the great imes we have show other people how fun it is o be involved. " Each meeting had a theme such as Tacky T- ;hirt, Halloween or the Little Rascals to boost )ISH IT OUT: Sally Katovsich and Michael Appleman I :heck to see if Deborah Flaherty counts out the right I ' imount to pay for her breakfast at Cisco ' s Bakery. spirit among the members. How could anyone not have fun dressed up as Buckwheat or Darla? The group also met for " Night Cisco ' s " once a month at Jaime ' s Spanish Village for evening entertainment. " I can ' t think of a better way to get away from all the pressures of school and meet new people at the same time, " said Debbie Flaherty, communication junior. Before leaving Cisco ' s Bakery everyone sang " The Eyes of Texas " - a perfect ending to a meeting of involved students who love the Uni- versity. by Susan Forth Michael Stravato Mi, lud Stravato FRONT ROW: Sally Ann Katovsich, Lezlie Lynette Steffen. Karen Schneider, Dean Eric Carter. Deborah Ann Flaherty, Grace Karen Gumberg BACK ROW: Susan Louise Clark. Hugh Loyce Strange, Michael Gotdon Appleman, Mark Charles Chassay, Christopher Raymond Bjornson. Cisco ' s Kids 309 I MORE BUBBLY? Trent Thomas, second-year law student, pours champagne for distinguished fac- ulty members, graduating seniors and guests at the champagne break- fast on March 2. FRONT ROW: Joseph Barry O Driscoll, Mi- chael Lin, Alan Carl Sent, Mark Dawson, Rich- ard Guy Baker, James Chang, Gary Wayne Tucker, Wesley T Meyers, Henry C King, John R. Fancher, David Gregory Gadbois, Nicholas Evan Saramakes, Steven Frank Barrett. BACK ROW: Charles Fins Repath. Randy George Price, Sean Edward Breen, Patrick Da- vid Parker. 310 Tejas Club QUALITY, NOT QUANTITY round the campus, people from different organizations celebrate holidays in dif- |:rent ways. The Tejas Club , a social and jonorary organization, celebrated some holidays | ' ith a truly original flair. Since 1979, the Tejas Halloween fest took llace at the " Teepee, " the club ' s house. Three |r four jack-o-lanterns decorated the house I rounds. Tradition dictated that, as the party drew to a close, these pumpkins were thrown off the roof. " We . . . score the throws for creativity and the biggest explosion, " Nick Sarantakes, history se- nior, said. Some members, designating themselves " club seers, " studied and interpreted the ar- rangement of the pumpkin seeds that scattered on the ground and predicted the future from the C- r m patterns. The next celebration was the Christmas party, at which club members played out a prohibition legacy. Tejas members voluntarily divided into two groups, the " Lily Whiters " and the " Southern Colonels. " The Lily Whiters tra- ditionally wore white and did not drink, but the Colonels were in staunch support of alcohol consumption. Sarantakes said that the Lily Whiters made a " righteous " attempt to convince the " evil " Southern Colonels of the errors of their ways. The result was a mock debate that lasted ap- proximately a half an hour. " It ' s most fun to add religious overtones to the debate like ' Rum is the devil ' s drink! ' , " Matthew Hughes, finance senior and member of the Lily Whiters, said. The party actually started a day before the debate when the Lily Whiters hid the rum for the party. After the liquor was concealed, the Colonels had 24 hours to find it or they were not allowed to spike the eggnog. The Colonels found the rum in a plastic bag inside a German chocolate cake. The cake had been hollowed out, the rum was inserted, and the cake was capped and frosted. Joseph O ' Driscoll, finance junior, said, " Actually, this was the first time in three years that the Southern Colonels found the rum. It was a really good hiding place. " The last holiday honored was Texas Inde- pendence Day on Mar. 2. The Tejas Club kicked off their traditional celebrations with a cham- pagne breakfast. About 100 distinguished fac- ulty members and graduating students were invited. " This breakfast involves lots of time and effort. It is our special tribute to Texas In- dependence Day and the University, " Sarantakes said. by Lori Seto BREAK TIME: Mark Dawson, business sophomore, takes advantage of an opportunity to get a quick bite after assisting at the breakfast. Daniel Byram Tejas Club 3 1 1 EXPANDING HORIZONS 9 he Spooks were about reaffirming old tra- ditions while bringing in new faces and new ideas, " Kellee Edmonds, broadcast journalism junior, said. The Spooks worked with organizations such as Alpha Phi Omega to promote school spirit and to encourage students to " stay with the school. " " The different spirit organizations coming together has helped raise participation at school activities like pep ral lies and sports events, " Edmonds said. During the fall semester, orange and white ribbons were tied around all the trees to further encourage student involvement. " Our organization has existed since 1941, and we try to encourage new organizations to help keep the traditions going, " Edmonds said. Showing their desire to preserve traditions at the University, the Spooks changed the color of their formal uniforms worn to the football games from red and black to burnt orange. The organization participated in various ac- tivities such as decorating lockers and painting windows of buildings on the drag before sports events. " The coaches of the athletic teams offered support and appreciation of the encouragement we gave to the teams. Coach McWilliams wrote us a letter last semester thanking us for our hard work, " Edmonds said. New members were nominated by resident advisors or Spooks members. After acceptance into the organization, pledges were required to attend a retreat. " We hold a retreat each semester so that our members can get acquainted. It is important for our members to be able to work well together on all of our service projects, and the retreat helps all the members to feel more comfortable around each other, " Edmonds said. by Shelli Smith ARTISTIC CREATIONS: Jeni Logan, communication freshman, and Jennifer Piskun, psychology junior, wash the windows of the University Co-op before painting new slogans for the Texas A M game. FRONT ROW: Jennifer Elizabeth Scott, Jennifer Piskun, Beth Klug, Cherry Ann Lynch, Salty Anne Davidson, Emily Ann Pogue, Nancy Ann Saldana, Robyn Lynn Weiss, Karen Suzanne Burke, Teresa Anne Hettler, Gail Lynn Beavers, Janet Lynn Kelly. Courtney White Wimberly, Kathleen Ann I ur .i. Shelly Marie Reper, Michelle Marie Gray, Kellee Patrice Edmonds. SECOND ROW. Anneke Theresa Schrocn, Hava Ann Berman, Stacey Ann Thulm, Carol Elyse Morman. Wendy Joan Bowersock, Lori Ann Mulady, Michelle Ann Fisk. Jean Elizabeth McFarland. Michelle Lynn Gibson. Victoria Anne Young. Tiffany Ann Mason, Carla Dianne Buckner, Leslie Claire Laffittc, Krtsti Elizabeth Norred, Nancy Bosook Moon, Julia Katherine Nemec, Marissa Ivette Silvera. THIRD ROW: Stacy LuAnn Lesley, Susan Eleanor Buckley, Rhonda Lynn Toynbee, Noclle Marie Pcchar, Cynthia Lynn Brucks, Becky Elizabeth Pestana, Kaylea Miller, Kelley Renee Tichirhart, Merry Gayle Davis. M ' lissa Carlynn Daniel, Rene Janis Hampton, Jennifer Ruth Logan, Marcia Ann Humphrey, Viki Lorraine King. Jennifer Ann Averbuch, Frances Preston Brady FOURTH ROW: Susan Clarice Callaway, Carolyn Elizabeth Thomas, Kelly Sue Fitzgerald, Amy Laura Montgomery, Christine Lynn Gunther, Sara Lynn LeNoue, John Foxworth Michelle Yvonne Anderson, Debra Lynn Horak, Lori Marie Crenwelgc, Shannon Marie Schumacher, LaneAnn Shelton. Stephanie Lynn Algat, Jennifer Lea Burgess, Catherine Ann Jutgensmeyer, Kelly Renee Urbanec, Julie Anne Hite. FIFTH ROW: Melinda Kay Peters. Autumn Leigh Love. Mary Lou Anderson, Felicia Fannie Cweren, Melissa Ann Mallon, Paige Marie Ullrich, Laurel Ann Susman, Tonya Denise Brooks, Carolynn Denise Smith, Janice Lynn Kovach, Madelon Dawn Highsmith, Valerie Kay Clinton, Lezlie Lynette Steffen, Deborah Lynn Houska, Rita Louise Alvarado SIXTH ROW Elizabeth Lee Mayfield, Celia Parker. Samamha Ann Eyskens, Melissa Ann O ' Neal. Laura Carole Dean, Amy Suzanne Welty, DeAndra Louise Mclver, Charlotte Lynn Williams, Lisa Liestmann, Tania Marita Abikhaled. Laura Virginia Carpenter, Michelle Lee Brodbeck, Fleerwood Fay Wilson. Keri Michelle Scholrz BACK ROW: Elizabeth Ashley Muldrow, Hollie Jeanne Hoffman, Laura Lynn Stovall, Lara Frances Williams. Lisa Kathleen Humann. Tisha Lynn Smith, Jessica Anne Hitc, Beth Anne Womack, Jenise Lynn Robbins, Vicki Chatise Veigel. Kacy Delon Caviness. 312 Spooks SPIRIT BOOSTERS: Tif- fany Mason, pre-business freshman, and Carla Diane Buckner, liberal arts fresh- man, paint a G .M . Steakhouse window to raise spirit for the Texas A M football game. John Foxworth (ONT ROW: Cherry Ann Lynch, Jennifer Elizabeth Scott. Elizabeth Jennifer Piskun, KeUee Patrice Edmonds, Courtney White Wimberly, MicheUe Marie Gray, Sally Anne Davidson, Janet Lynn Kelly. CK ROW: Teresa Anne Hettler, Robyn Lynn Weiss, Gail Lynn Beavers, Emily Ann Pogue, Shelly Marie Reper, Kathleen Ann Garza, Nancy Ann Saldana, Karen Suzanne Burke. Spooks 313 BEYOND CALL OF DUTY 9 early 30 years of continuous service to the Austin community was recognized when the Canterbury Association of Episcopal Students received the Governor ' s Award for Volunteer Service at an awards ceremony held at the Capitol in September. " Our group has a lot of continuity, " Pres- ident Elizabeth Gibson, history-pre-law senior, said in explaining the success of the group. The award, given each year to a person or group exemplifying extraordinary service to the community, came as a reflection of the group ' s willingness to give of themselves to make an- other ' s life more complete. Sundays found members holding church services for residents at the Travis State School. The group had always visited the school, usually on Wednesdays, when members gave dinners to the residents and provided them with the opportunity to talk to a willing listener. Members also had weekly meetings to discuss world issues as they affected the church. In the fall, a parish deacon from Capetown, South Africa came to speak to the group about apart- heid. Another meeting allowed members to listen to Dena Harrison, the new associate rector of All Saints ' Episcopal Church, discuss her views on women and their role in the church. The All Saints ' Episcopal Church, located on 27th street, had funded the group since its beginnings. The church saw the University group as important to the parish since polls taken among its parishioners indicated that many members entered the Episcopalian church during their college years. Gibson said that the group offered students SPREAD THE WORD: Rev. Harrison leads students in a weekly group discussion on international events and their relationship to church issues. FRONT ROW: Mary Kathleen Hildebrandt, Eric Phillip Malnay. Melinda Elizabeth Martin, (limn Winn all, v, Julia Randolph Degges SECOND ROW: Penelope Jane MacGregor, Daniel Patrick Gerber. Paul Christopher Mott, Eric Ian Flanders, Juan Emilio Herrera. THIRD ROW: Laura Janette Abbe, Stephanie Ann May, Barbara Kay Bane], Elizabeth Louise Gibson, James Joseph Young, Seth Mabry Deleery BACK ROW: Dale Bradley Crockett, Petet Richard Moymhan, Carlotta Denise Thomas, Thomas James Luschen, Paul Eaton Williams, John Mark Haney. many benefits that drew them into the or- ganization. " We do have a chapel open 24 hours, " Gibson said. " Lots of people use it just because they need a quiet place to be. " Members also had access to a large student center complete with pool table, TV and VCR. Student-run Bible studies were also a part of the year ' s activities. The current events discussions dealt with what Gibson called " Co-Dependencies " : peo- ple ' s dependencies on those things harmful to their lives such as drugs, alcohol and destructive relationships. " We just want to give people who want friendship and faith a place to be open and accepted, " Gibson said. WORDS OF WISDOM: Rev. Dcna Harrison speaks to Canterbury Association members on Nov. 1 1. 314 Cantebury Association of Episcopal Students FUN AND FELLOWSHIP erving as an alternative to the Greek sys- tem, Beta Upsilon Chi provided a fra- ilrnal atmosphere for young Christian men who muxl to get together with others like them- llves and participate in activities related to jiristian fellowship. I The fraternity was similar to other fraternities I some ways, but altered some typical Greek lltivities to fit its purposes. They had Rush and a pledgeship each semester. They also enjoyed performing surprise pranks such as waking brothers for a 2 a.m. breakfast. They chose an alternative to the Greek fra- ternity tradition of " Hell Week " by creating " Heaven Week " during which they sent in- spiring notes to pledges. If a brother happened to see another brother on campus, he would delight in challenging him to recite the scripture John Fox worth that had been selected for that particular week. The fraternity sponsored service projects such as helping to renovate the Austin Community Nursery, which was a nursery for under- priviledged children. They painted and redec- orated it to make it a brighter place for the children to play. " The Bible says that by helping others like the children of the nursery, one serves Christ, which is our group ' s only desire, " Daniel Dil- lard, organizational communication senior, said. Fun was also a big part of the group ' s ac- tivities. They sponsored three parties each se- mester to work towards reaching other people interested in fellowship. One of the favorites was the Valentine ' s Day party held Feb. 12 at the Texas Alumni Center. Beta Upsilon Chi was the only men ' s Chris- tian fraternity on campus but they kept in close contact with other men ' s fraternities around the nation. They discussed the probability of start- ing an interfraternal council. " There are no formal plans to create a council, but we are excited that there are other Christian organizations around the nation collaborating to provide alternatives to the Greek system, " Dil- lard said. By creating a group where men with the same involvement with Christ could meet and discuss their experiences through their religion, the group felt as if they were able to " build up each other in the Lord, " Dillard said. " Our members have realized that all they simply have to do is say yes to God about Him dying for our sins. " by Andrea Hood TAKING A SPIN: Christian Pinkston, liberal arts fresh- man, and David Hoehner, Plan II freshman, dream of the days when everyone had a convertible to cruise the town. FRONT ROW: James Ray Atchley III. Daniel Stuart Harper, Donald Roy Powers Jr.. Tony Alexander Roe, Desrin Ray Smith, James Trivinh Quach, Matthew Austin Turner, Christian Noel! Pinkston, Daniel Lee Dillard. SEC- OND ROW: Patrick Trey Johnson, Carl Frederick Hay, David Alan Evans, John Nathaniel Wilson, David Albin Cortright, David Osterfund Urban II. Joey Warren Newberry, Scon Stephen Adam, THIRD ROW: James Andrew Van Pelt, David Robert Cox, David Mark Hoehner, Robert Earl Proeget, Trevor Keith Pokomey, John Christopher Edson, Michael Paige Thompson, Kevin Ray King. BACK ROW: William Tarver Solomon ' Jr., Garland Gerard Spiller, Brian Rexford Behrman, Jerome Kenneth Sapp, Ethan Fleisher Hoke, James Stidham Echels, Alexandre Philippe Bourgeois, Robert Lloyd McMahan. Beta Upsilon Chi 315 ra JUST AN APPLE A DAY tentut e ' re really known for apples, " Frederick Aus, president and Plan II-mechanical engineering senior, said in describing a Lu- theran Campus Ministry tradition which be- gan in the 1960s during the Vietnam War. The pastor of the Lutheran Church near the University bought apples and passed them out to hungry war protestors congregated at the West Mall. Every year since, members of the ministry gave apples to students during the Organization Fair held on the West Mall every September. The appl es were handed out while members repeated their unique motto, " Lutherans understand sin so have an apple on us. " The apple tradition became so popular among members that the Lutheran Campus Ministry decided to call the group ' s newsletter A Peel. Aside from the apple tradition, the Lutheran Campus Ministry promoted unity by seeking to involve members in different activities. The ministry was open to faculty and students and began its year with a Fajita Fest on Sept. 13 for members to become better acquainted. The ministry helped students " seek ways to incorporate faith in the classroom, relationshi and decision-making, " Aus said. The group held Bible studies every week invited guest speakers who discussed such topi as world peace and poverty. The ministry w; particularly concerned with the issue of peact and planned to form a group within the Lu- theran Campus Ministry called APPLE, As- sociation of People Propelling Lutheran Excel- lence. ,;.. ' . I it FRONT ROW: Delia Kay Werner, Helen Mallios, Sonja Lynnetce Jackson, Amy Rhodes Nicholson, Kay Lynn Poland. Allison Le.gh DcKunder. SECOND ROW: Drue Ellen Johnson, Gregory Marcus Wildgrube, Timorhy Allen Wesrermann, Christopher Egbert Heubeck, Robert Thom- as Krumrey, Kelly Wade Klose, David Patrick Johnson, Sara Alene Johnson. BACK ROW: Frederick Charles Aus, Alan Donovan Propp, Steve Costas Elenniss II, Nathan John Vassberg, Burton Edward Pierson, Curtis A. John- son. THE BREAKING OF BREAD: Pastor Curtis Johnson prepares the loaves of bread for ministry members. SOUP ' S ON: Fred- erick Aus, Plan II-mechanical engineering senior, stirs chili for the Campus Ministry weekly supper. }16 Lutheran Campus Ministry PRESERVING A CULTURE -.. ow would you respond if you were offered a plate of gulab jamun? This sweet dessert well as kabobs and samosas were only a few of foods served at Pakistani Students As- ciation meetings. Dinners, picnics, debates and simple get- gethers were among the activities planned by e Pakistani Students Association. NGING ALONG: Members of Pakistani Students As- iation enjoy singing songs at the meeting on Oct. 24. " We are open to anyone who is interested in Pakistani culture, and preserving this culture is our central concern, " Mulhim Ahsani, mar- keting senior, said. Membership in the organization was pre- dominately Pakistani, but there were a few American, Indian and Middle Eastern students involved in the activities as well. Meeting often with the Pakistani Association of Austin, a group of families in Austin, the Pakistani Students Association also enjoyed " music nights. " At these music nights, mu- John Foxwonh sicians from the area performed eastern music for the group. The most important future plans for the group include volunteer work for the city of Austin. " We want to pay back the kindness that the Austin community has shown us and stress that we are a cultural, not political group, " Ahsani said. by Lisa Breed Jeff Holt ONE SIZE FITS ALL: Mulhim Ahsani, marketing senior, shows the t-shirt designed for the members. FRONT ROW: All Adil Khan. Salman Rashid. Mulhim Omar Ahsani, Babar Lateef Sheikh, Zeigham Islam Khokher, Aftab Saltern. SECOND ROW: Annabelle Victorian Ferro, Durre Sameen Qureshi, Mereiyeh Shiraze, Omer Zobam, Raheel Malik, Muhammad Afzaal Ahmad, Ramesh Balwam. THIRD ROW: Suhail Zaki Farooqui. Heidi Jo Torres, vl.ili.min Erhan, Mustafa H. Bengaliwala, Mohammed A. Sutarwala, Qamarul Hasnain Rizvi, Ali Jamal Jan, Imran Baqai. BACK ROW: Syed Nadeem All, Asad Karim. Syed Irfan Hyder, Nasir Rahman. Muhammad Raheel Shamsi, Irfan UI-Haq Siddiqi, An J. Buchholz. Mohammed Yousuf. Pakistani Students Association 317 FROM ACROSS THE SEA jj n the spirit of the friendly rivalry between Singaporean and Malaysian students at Tex- as universities, the Singapore Students As- sociation traveled to College Station over Spring Break to take part in the annual Spring Games Competition. Singaporean and Malaysian students from University of Houston, Texas Tech, Texas A M and the University of Texas joined together on March 12-13 to compete in such sporting events as volleyball, badminton, basketball, tennis and captain ' s ball, a Singaporean version of bas- ketball in which no dribbling is allowed. " Singapore used to be a part of Malaysia, but in 1965, the two countries split over political differences. Both peoples are still friendly with each other, and the spring games are our chance to come together and have fun here in Amer- ica, " Barry Chua, marketing senior, said. " Unfortunately, our team came in second place overall, but everyone had a great time. " The associations also took " Austin Revisited " trips in and around Austin, visiting Barton Springs, Zilker Park and Pedernales Falls. " Singapore is about two-fifths the size of Houston, so there isn ' t much room to travel around. We like to take advantage of the wide open spaces in the United States, " Chua said. The group held a potluck dinner for grad- uating seniors on May 7. Everyone brought a dish typical of their home region in Singapore. " A Singaporean ' s favorite pastime is eating, " Gerard Chan, graduate student in mechanical engineering, said. Chua said that many Singaporeans studied at American universities because they were not admitted to Singapore ' s national university, which only accepted about 6,000 students per year. " The government has sent an increasing number of students to America on scholarships for a broader education and because the col puter science and engineering programs are v| good. Many Singaporeans feel obligated to hard because their family is counting on and students are eager to ' prove themselv because they were not admitted into the ui versity at home, " Chua said. Before coming to America, some Singapoii ans were under the impression that all Amj icans were " party animals. " " I was surprised that they study so much I Hong Im Tan, graduate student in advertisirj said. Referring to both Americans and Singapoil ans, Chan Seng, mechanical engineering sop I omore, said, " The golden rule is not to gel eralize. " by Lori Seto k-i ' I FRONT ROW Karin Kai-l.ing Huang, Jian Hong Kuo, Hong 1m Tan, Yu Song Chew, Hwee-Peng Hsu, Parti Mei-Lee Sim. Tie Lung Lee SECOND ROW Eng-Huat Png. Chye Eng Arthur Aw, Hiang-Yong Koh. Kay Liang Ong, Wen Hucy Liu. Barry Chua. THIRD ROW: Yong-Yew Goh, Lee- Wan Koh, Suan-Liang James Tan. Yu-Chuan Gan. Jui John NK( onm. Hong Tan. Kok-Kin Lim, Yi Min Ang. FOURTH ROW: Yek-Mcng Wong. Gerard Patrick Chan. Mun-Ycc Chi Chwan-Sherng Lee, Dennis Kok Weng Ho. BACK ROW: Khai Fook Tham, Chia Lung Sern, Chanscng Wong, G. Kwang Lim. Swee-Heng Ng. 318 Singapore Students Association THE UNITY OF CULTURE hen a minority group tries to fit into another society, sometimes its own val- : customs and ways of looking at the world s set aside. To preserve the literary traditions their native culture, the Vietnamese Stu- lents Association published Dae Sun, a jour- containing poetry, art, stories, opinions and nessages in the Vietnamese language. The journal was organized and printed by the association, and distributed free of charge to members at the final meeting of the year. " The Vietnamese language is often forgotten. Dae Sun encourages Vietnamese to learn and speak the language, " Thuong Nguyen, me- chanical engineering senior, said. To raise money to publish Dae Sun, the association sponsored several parties at the Un- ion, during which both American and Viet- _ namese music was played. " It seems like all 400 Vietnamese students at the University show up at our parties. Of course, anyone is invited and the crowd usually overflows into the hallway, " Renee Ton, French graduate student, said. The association sponsored other events to keep the Vietnamese language and culture alive at the University such as the annual picnic at Zilker Park in March, and brown bag lunches throughout the year. " Unfortunately, most of us speak English with each other. Meeting for lunch gives students the chance to speak and listen to Vietnamese, " Ton said. On Friday nights, association members prac- ticed basketball and volleyball for the annual sports tournament held among Vietnamese stu- dent teams from 24 universities in Texas, Okla- homa, Kansas and Louisiana. The weekend in- volved competition in a variety of sports ranging from basketball to swimming, and took place over spring break week at the University of Texas at Arlington. The UT Vietnamese basketball teams made it to the " final four " out of the 24 teams. " It was really exciting. We lost by only six points in both games and took third and fourth place, " Hiep Nguyen, actuarial science senior, said. by Lori Seto ALL SMILES: Kiet Nguyen, physics junior, enjoys the annual picnic held at Zilker Park in March. Photo Courtesy of Vietnai FRONT ROW: Jacques Gia Dao, Hal Xuan Pham. Nho Van Nguyen, Van Thuan Ho, Toan Due Tang, Hoang Nhat Ngo. Lan Thibich Nguyen. Dao Been Pham, Mai Thi Nhu Nguyen. Giang Iran. Phuongtam Hong Le. SECOND ROW: Son T. Tran, Tong Hoa Thai. Tuan Ngoc Pham, Dang Minh Luu, Thang Quoc Khong, Bao Van Hoang, Amy Ha Pham, Cong Huy Pham, Quyen Tran. THIRD ROW: Chung Khac Le, Chau Nguyen, Khoa Tran Ngo, Hiep Trong Nguyen. Janice Jacobs Minh Thong Pham, Janet Thanh Phi Dao. Buu Quoc Ly, Thuy Duong Thi Tran, Thomas Due Duong. BACK ROW: Hung Quang Dinh, Truong The Phan, Minh Cong Nguyen, John Due Duong, John Tran, Luan Duy Nguyen, Vien Huyen Pham, Thuong Kiem Nguyen. Phu Vinh Phu. Renee Ton. Vietnamese Students Association 319 PEACE THROUGH SERVICE veryone has an inherent need to do good things, " Brian Stott, regional director of the Collegiate Association of the Research of Principles, said. " We try to provide a dual focus for University students: providing internal and external growth through encouraging dis- cussion of values. " To encourage students to examine their val- ues, CARP sponsored a semester-long essay con- test for undergraduate and graduate students. Participants could choose from three topics: Absolute Values and Their Embodiment in (role) Models, Overcoming the Separation Be- tween the Natural Sciences and Humanities, and Merging Cultures and the Brotherhood of Man. Entries were judged according to orig- inality and creativity as well as the content of the essay. The top three entries received cash prizes of $100, $75 and $50, respectively. " The lack of values is a condition becoming prevalent among college students, " Hong-Yu Kovic, continuing student in liberal arts, said. " Society has placed enormous pressure on to- day ' s students to achieve material wealth, most- ly at the expense of values and morals. Kovic said that because higher education placed more emphasis on acquiring professional I ' M THE HANDYMAN: Hidetoshi Aota, a CARP staff member, sharpens his carpentry skills while repairing a screen door for an elderly East Austin resident. TOM SAWYER STYLE: Hong-Yu Kovic, continuing liberal arts student, puts the finishing touches on a house. skills, it created confusion between education, religion and philosophy. " Through our efforts, we hope to encourage discussion and thought on the importance of the quality of human re- lationships and values, " she said. Films, guest speaker engagements and " cultural nights " were some of the events that CARP sponsored to help all interested students and members develop universal values. Food drives for East Austin Community Center and painting houses for elderly Austin citizens helped develop a sense of community. CARP members felt that developing discipline helped meet the need for inter peace. To help members increase their discipline, CARP offered a class in Won : Do, a form of martial arts, to anyone who interested. The class, which was instructed CARP staff member Hidetoshi Aota, met Anna Hiss Gym from 4 to 5 p.m. on Tuesc and Thursday afternoons. by Zuriel Loera JcffH 320 CARP AWARDING EXCELLENCE ' ervice begets service, and serving the Uni- versity ' s students and alumni was one of the ain concerns of the Ex-Students ' Associ- tion. With the help of its volunteers throughout state, country and even other nations, the xes coordinated UT scholar recruitment drives, jisisted in student-alumni relations, and pro- lided more than 225 academic scholarships to outstanding incoming UT students. It was hoped that scholarship recipients and the UT students at large would benefit from the hard work and dedication of alumni volunteers. " The Exes do everything for the students, to help them come to UT and help them once they get here, " 1987 scholarship recipient Susan Clark, graduate student in aerospace engineer- ing, said. . -; Ex-Students ' Association Associate Director Susan Kessler said, " We ' re there for both the students and the alumni, and we try to help. Communication and involvement is what we ' re all about. " According to What We Do And Why , an Ex- Students ' publication, " Attracting top scholars to UT is one of the Associaton ' s oldest pri- orities. " To that end, the Exes awarded the Texas Excellence Awards for Scholarship and Lead- ership to eight entering freshman in the top five percent of their high school class on Sept. 9 at the Alumni Center. Additionally, the five 1984 recipients of the award were honored at the dinner, which marked their senior year at the University. " In my speech I was able to thank the generous sponsors of the Texas Excellence Award and to describe the motivation to excel which the award has provided me, " Kirk Launi- us, economics senior, said. Much of this leadership, community involve- ment and service embodied in scholarship re- cipients were qualities found in the Ex-Students. Four Exes were honored with the Distinguished Alumnus Award, an annual award given by the Ex-Students ' Association, for distinguishing themselves professionally, in the community and through service to the University. by Zuriel Loera m LONGTIME LONG- HORNS: Board of Regents Chairman Jack Blanton along with Distinguished Alumni Award winners House Speaker Jim Wright, Jack Taylor, J.R. Parten and William Harvin show their school spirit on Oct. 2. DISTIN- GUISHED SCHOLARS: 1984 Texas Excellence Award recipients Andrew Chin, Kirk Launius, Bill Dorland, Joe Chorley and John Scott listen to words of praise from former Ex- Students ' Association Pres- ident Mike Cook at a din- ner honoring them in their senior year at the Univer- sity. Photos Courtesy of Ex-Students ' Association Ex-Students ' Association 32 1 THIS SONG ' S FOR YOU: Longhorn Singers, accom- panied by a pianist, perform a song for students and their parents at the Dad ' s Day breakfast held in the Texas Union on Nov. 14. YOU CAN NOT GET AWAY: Ending their performance with the finale of " The Eyes of Texas, " the Longhorn Singers show their enthusiasm to the crowd. J22 Longhorn Singers BIGGEST SHOW EVER p - V j urviving for 30 years at the University of Texas has never been easy for anyone. But the Longhorn Singers have managed to do just that and much more. The Longhorn Singers held their 30th An- niversary Show on Apr. 16 to commemorate their 30th year in existence. Invitations were sent out to all alumnus of the group and the entire campus was invited to the presentation. " This was the biggest show that the Long- horn Singers have ever done, and we wanted everyone to join in the festivities with us, " Christina Melton, government senior, said. Activities were planned for the entire week- end of the show. The Radisson Plaza and Waller Creek Plaza hotels sponsored receptions for the members and alumnus, and a bar-b-que took place at noon before the evening show. Kathryn Neal, international business junior, attributed the success of the show to the strong alumnus program. HITTING THE HIGH NOTES: Longhorn Singers sing a song at the Dad ' s Day festivities on Nov. 14. " There is a lot of continuity between the old and the new members. The alumnus have really been helpful in planning the show along with us, " said Neal. " The show featured songs from musicals of the past 30 years, ranging from " Oklahoma " to " Phantom of the Opera. " Special costumes and elaborate staging were also preparations taken to highlight the show. Another aspect of the 30th Anniversary Show that set it apart from other performances of the Longhorn Singers was t he use of " specialty numbers. " These were solos done by individuals in the group ranging from comedy excerpts to love song ballads. " We aren ' t like all the other choral groups on campus. We like to sing popular songs that a younger audience can identify with instead of classical songs, and we also choreograph dances to be presented along with our numbers so the audience will enjoy a more exciting perfor- mance, " Melton said. by Lisa Breed ! ' If (3 TJZ FRONT ROW: Mary Kay Hyde, Karen Anne Michulka, Jennifer Williams, Deanna Beverly Dewberry, Meredith Eden Saidei, Gaye Elizabeth Zabala, Christina Ann Melton, Lezlie Margaret, Rash, Amy Dobson McClure. Amy Suzanne Westbrook, Statey Marie Huston, Rebecca Lynn Johnson, Melissa Ann Bartltng, Catherine Elizabeth King, Tracye Deann Dooley. SECOND ROW; Kathleen Marie Gilbert, Jennifer D. Jamieson, Debra Ann Daugherty, Christopher C Arredondo, Jason Andrew Nixon, John G. DeRochemont, Scott David Hammel, Craig Philen Tapley. Andrew Bowers Ruthven, Ruben Land, Jerome Joseph LeBlanc, Ronald Lee Kellum, Charles Deaton Langley, Sharon Jean Callender. Michael Stravato THIRD ROW; Natalie Ruth Wilson, Latrecia Jenelle Nolan, Jill Angela Buskuhl, Elizabeth Carol Leigh. Staci Mario Stagg, Amy Brennan Barker, Jennifer Lynn Wydra, Deborah Nicole Regel, Dana Anne Albinger, Martha E. Merriell, Kathryn McKenna Flagg, Heather Lynne Bodkin, Nancy Ruth Hines, Jenell Rae Hamner, Horacha Elaine Jones, Donna Eileen Fradenberg. BACK ROW: Mickey Blame Broach, Anthony William Rose, David Salinas, Paul Norton Marsh, Geoffrey isles Chamblee. Edward Louis Martinez, Joe Page, David Bryant Cnpe, Robert Lloyd McMahan, Larry Dewey Strachan, Douglas Dominic Burton, Norman Joseph Theard, Albert Brock Wilson, Edward Lee Morris. Longhorn Singers 323 ONE BIG, HAPPY FAMILY f inging, devotional services and spreading the gospel, that ' s what we do, " Vanessa Jefferson, education junior, said. Jefferson, president of Inner-visions of Blackness Gospel Choir said choir members were serious about their love for singing and spreading the gospel. " But we manage to have fun doing it, " she said. lola Taylor was an informal advisor for the group and acted as a liaison between the choir and the churches. Taylor viewed the choir as an effective organization run by students. " The choir is a chance for students to gain oppor- tunities in leadership and inspiration while re- taining a part of their heritage, " Taylor said. " The group ' s members are united through a love of music and a desire to participate in a common cultural tradition, " Taylor said. Most members were not music majors but were in- volved in church choirs in their hometown. Innervisions gave them a chance to continue singing in a choir. Innervisions participated in many events over the semester. The choir traveled to churches all over Texas to perform. They also participated in choir festivals and church retreats as well as choral workshops. The choir received several awards at these events, many of them for first place. The group also gave contributions to churches for the needy in the congregation and performed charity concerts to raise money for the church. Innervisions received much of its funding through members ' dues paid each semester. " However, some funds came from private con- tributions, parents and former members, " Tay- lor said. " I enjoy interaction with people I have some- thing in common with, " Ronald Nesbitt, liberal arts sophomore, said. " My love for singing is what drew me to the group. " Jefferson said the group was more than just an organization. " We ' re like a family, " she said. " It ' s nice to be around people who love what they are doing and to do it so beautifully. " I by Norma Martinez I A MOMENT OF PRAYER: James Lee, computer sciences freshman, leads the prayer at Greater Mount Zion Church where the choir performed on Nov. 2 1 . JcffHo 324 Innervisions of Blackness Gospel Choir SHOUT IT FROM THE MOUNTAIN: Members of Innervtsions of Blackness Gospel Choir sing a gospel hymn for Greater Mount Zion Church. II II ii Jeff Hole ui O f FRONT ROW: Corliss Rente Slaughter, Rhonda Lajune Lacy. Shannon Rochellc Dudley, Dionne Antronett Walker, Julia Fayteria Cooper, Kebra Kenya Record, Rhonda Kaye Davis, Tonya Maria Cunningham, Monica Lynne Johnson, Lisa Michelle Waddell, Evelyn Donyetie Moats, Andrea Felice Anderson, Nina Renee Nelms, Darrell Wayne Morris- SECOND ROW: Cynthia Marie Crawford, Pamela Lynnette Woodard, Michelle Renee Peace, Stacie Lynn Babies, Angelina Yvette Brown, Karen Lynette Prater, Latunja Yvette Jackson, Tonia Davetta Milliner, Kimberly Lynette Davis, Traci Lynn James, Melody Gayle Tezino, Claudette Marie Daniels. Laquetta DeneH PhilUps. THIRD ROW: Elfreda Renee Sells, Pamela Annette Cameron, Marcella Lynette Walker, Dawn Felice Grassland, Emily Kay Burr, Alexus Deanine Means, Tammy Nicole Washington, Tonya Renee Allen, Sandra Gail Session, Jolanda Patrice Barry, Terilyn Frances Monday. Derek John Foxworth Bernard Riley. FOURTH ROW: Alesia Delores Harris, Constance Aileen McKinsey, Felicia Lanette Lynch, Mia Rochea Ross, Shannon DcAnnc Anderson, Camille Lynette Russell, Michael Dushon Satterfield. Vanessa Gayle Jefferson, James Hickson Lee, Curtis Albert Campbell, Christopher Lanier Waddell, Dwight Douglas Bums Jr. FIFTH ROW: Yvette Man Tyler, Theodora Lanell Moten, Yolandra Laverne Shaw, Karen Denise Boyd, Shalanda DeShon Moore, Michelle Seay, Kristie Greshonda King, Kimberly Rose Kossie, Shawndrae LaVonne Johnson, Sharon Louise Griffin, Kyne Gulley, Charles Allen Moody Jr., Donald Wayne Garrett, Derick Jerome Larkin. BACK ROW: Anthony Bernard Jones, Wilbert Arlen Sumuel, John Emerson Montgomery, Jeffrey Lee Holmes, Michael Wayne Douglas. Innervisions of Blackness Gospel Choir 325 FOR THE FUN OF IT J t ' s 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 20 and the Uni- versity Chorus members are drinking soft drinks, eating treble clef-shaped cookies, laugh- ing and talking together. The relaxed conver- sation between the members gives no indication that in less than an hour their formal fall concert will begin. When the clock struck eight, the group of friends filed into Bates Recital Hall dressed in formal black attire and ready to sing. And that they did. The enthusiastic group performed a variety of pieces ranging from a spiritual to a traditional German song. Although the 68 members came from various backgrounds, they all had one thing in common they loved to sing. Scott Sullivan, engi- neering freshman, said, " I like the chorus, the people are fun, and we get to sing that ' s my favorite part. " Carla Fraga, a music senior and three-year member, said, " The diversity is the best aspect of this chorus. University Chorus attracts people with different interests and gives both music and non-music majors a chance to sing. " After the performance, the group celebrated their hard work at a party complete with camer- as and the remaining treble clef-shaped cookies. " The concert was a success because every- thing went smoothly and there weren ' t any major mistakes, " Lynn Surles, music education junior, said. FA LA LA: Reaching a high note, Alexander Comb computer sciences junior, performs in the fall concert. by Crisney Lane ALL EYES ON HIM: During the fall concert per- formance in Bates Recital Hall, members of the cho- rus watch the conductor as he leads a song. FRONT ROW: Carol Lynne Surles, Caren Mildred Taylor. Sook Hi Mun. Kenneth C. O ' Reilly, Mm.iiii Elizabeth Luetje. Sara Margaret Safe, Vera Helen Abbott. SECOND ROW: Alice Chia-Chi Liu, Sara Noel Gammage, Nancy Alice Krainz, Scott Alan Sullivan, Carla Irene Fraga, Sharon Mane Christian. Amy Beth Ervin, Lindy Elizabeth LaCoume. Mariana Delgado, Haunani-Ann George. Marjone Ann Molnar, Bonnie Beth Goad. THIRD ROW: Preston Scot Wilson. John Thomas Lowe, Darcy Lynne Barrick, Santa Stella Tamayo, Adolfo C. De La Garza III, Kirk Dow Sanders, Joanna Lea Cordry. Jason Warren Meeker FOURTH ROW: Sean Richmon O ' Neil, David Nacard Armstrong, Michael Stravat Michael Andrew Day, Alexander Banes Combs. Diane Elizabeth Cameron, Bnan Paul Combs. Dian Elaine Steele, Julianne Mane Markavitch, Elizabeth Elaine Williams, Stacy Mi, In lie Weidmanr Kristen Heather Grable, Brent Alan Sims. FIFTH ROW: Moses Paul Perez, Thomas Mitchell Sttq Chin Uk Cho, In Hyok Yim. Scott William Hoffman, Rahimah Aquilah Sultan. Christine An Guarisco, William Andrew Wiggmton. Bruce Michael Kleinberg. BACK ROW: Barry illu.moc Mark Vincent Fusco, William Lawrence McGinney, John David Warren, Paul Jon Larkin. Oavi Charles Maytleld. Russell Clinton Reams, John M. Stone, Mark Franklin Decker. Muhael K.ipniu 326 University Chorus MUSIC REACHES TEENS 11 Delaying a message through music is an age- old practice, and Ensemble 109 used this method of communication to teach young peo- ple to avoid using drugs. In February, Ensemble 109 performed a " Just Say No to Drugs " concert at Porter Junior High School. With a reggae-type song titled Just Say No, written by their director, Gary Powell, the group felt that they chose the right way to tell young people not to do drugs. " It was really a great idea. Gov. [Bill] Cle- ments ' wife Betty spoke to the kids, and then an ex-addict told his story, but when we performed our song, we could tell that the kids were really listening to what we had to say. I saw some of the kids around town after the presentation, and they would say, ' There ' s one of the people who sangjaj Say No at our school, ' " Jeanie Runion, RTF senior, said. The group dressed " hip " for the presentation TAKE NOTE OF THIS: Ensemble 109 Director Gary Powell arranges a song for the Spring Concert on Apr. 8. to show the kids that they could be different and still be " cool. " " We go out of our way to be different from one another. That ' s one of the main reasons we attract a young audience, " Runion said. The group also performed small concerts for area businesses and organizations. In October, the group performed at the Southern Medical Convention in San Antonio. " Our group is different because we aren ' t a show choir. We are oriented to today ' s music, " Runion said. Many of the songs performed by Ensemble 109 were written by Gary Powell, who was a local record producer and visiting lecturer in music. Powell trained the members for studio work and the music business. " There was only one music major in the group. Music majors were welcome, but we didn ' t study classical music. We ' re not your average college glee club, " Runion said. by Lisa Breed FRONT ROW: John While, Thom- as Hale, Fredrick Allen Thomas, Dana Gail Gam, Christopher Alan Wright. Rebecca E. Penbenhy. Je- anette Runion. BACK ROW: Robin Elizabeth Huston, Mary Pamela Miller, Reymundo Ramos, Heidi Fenstermacher, Kenneth Redell Wil- liams, Tanya Lenore Browne, Derick Jerome Larkin. Sandy Wilson Ensemble 109 327 CONTINUED EXCELLENCE 7 hey came from far and near. From five corners of Texas, they came to join this group. They majored in engineering and Eng- lish, business and biology, music and math. They came to Austin for one reason: to be in the nationally renowned Showband of the South- west. They were the Longhorn Band. " They are all a bunch of very talented stu- dents, " Band Director Glenn Richter said. Each one had to be talented to pass the auditions held at the beginning of each se- mester. No one was exempt from tryouts, not even an " old man " who had spent time in the band during previous semesters. Everyone was required to audition to be in the band, and competition was fierce: 500 students competed for only 350 spots. Tara Bernhard, LHB pres- ident and graduate student in speech pathology, said that the term " hell week " took on a literal meaning as students marched and played in the sweltering August heat. But for those who made it, hell week later became Heaven. Recruiting for band members just coming out of high school was just as competitive as the recruiting of football players. Current and for- mer Longhorn Band members returned to their former high schools to try to convince seniors : audition for the band. Virtually all of those who eventually did joiij the band were from within the state, although few hailed from other parts of the country. ThJ band even boasted a " Yankee " or two. Thl Longhorns ' reputation drew prospective march! ers. " Most other bands are just not as serious a| Texas, " Stacy Beall, advertising junior, said. The band was a true cross-section of Unij versify life. Only a minority of the member:! were music majors; the rest were representativ | of the enrollment of all UT colleges on campus I Brian Adamcik GAG THE AGGIES: Saxaphone players from the band attempt to put a curse on Texas A M Nov. 22. 328 Longhorn Band UN-BEAR-ABLY TIRED: Scott Parker, liberal arts fresh- man, takes a nap on the bus ride home from Dallas after the Texas vs. Oklahoma football game. ONE AND A TWO: No, it ' s not Lawrence Welk, but drum major John Julian, graduate student in applied music, directing the band at the Texas vs. Texas Tech football game. Tom Stevens FRONT ROW: Edgar Daniel Bailey Jr., Stephen Scott McMil Kathleen Elizabeth Abtes. Stacy De- an Beall, Mary Elizabeth Richardson, Clark Curtis BLakeway, Tara Lynn Bemhard, Roland Anthony Reyes. BACK ROW: Michelle Marie Ruhlman, David Dwayne DuBose, Belinda Blair Bryant. Michael Stravato Longhorn Band 329 SCREAM AND SHOUT: A Longhorn Band member cheers the team on at the Texas vs. Baylor game on Nov. 2 1 . Daniel Byrar FRONT ROW: Knstie Jill Kriegel. Debra LaGay Fritz. SECOND ROW: Mary Elizabeth Kaigler, Monica Lyn Florida. Cheryl Ann Knapp, John Keith Fleming. Kevin Bradley Kasper, Timothy S. Moczygemba, Melvin Willard Mobley, Jana Joan Johnson, Warren William Schick Jr., Brian W. Sandberg, Jim B. Fernandez, Jeffrey Ricks Stripling, Lamar Karl Scholze, Linda Elizabeth Butler. Stacy Glenn Gist, Sean Patrick Parker, Kenton Dee Johnson, Steven Wendell Pittman, Christopher Kelly Wilson, Vicki Jo Francis, Chad Aaron Floyd, Clark Curtis Blakeway, Brad Russell Kosley, Richard Shay Smith. Robert Philip Kouba, Paul Darren Scully, John Robert Hmojos.i. Kevin Gray Richardson, Carl Frederick Schwenker, Carlton Todd Lewis, Cynthia Brighrwcll, Mary Elizabeth Richardson, Rcgina Jeanne Walton, Jennifer Irene Stearman, Elizabeth Ann Frawley, Anne Karen Duncan, Dat Thanh Nguyen. THIRD ROW; Glenn A. Richter, John Howard Julian, Paula A. Crider. William O. Haehnel, [Catherine Elizabeth Smith, Marisa Lynn Tipps, Amy Kimberly King, Laurie K. Sheltun. Kimberely Mai Steese. Ronda Kay Keith, Tara Lynn Bemhard, Jody Elise Drake, Ann Mane White, Valerie Ann Johnton, Elizabeth Terry Brown, Katherine Robison, Lisa Monique Jochetz, Janet Eileen Locke, Heidi Janebe Proctor, Karen Ann Parker. Julie Ann Branch, Ida Dionne Garcia, Krista Lyn Lau, Amy Lyn Sebesta, Linda Jean Mi Reynold . Lara Nicole Hanmann, Carrie Christine Johnson, Laura Florence Harris, Belinda Tess McEachem, Karin Knwina Nekon. Kathleen Michele Watson. Kimberiy Dawn Necaise. Shaara Gupta, Kimberly Kay Lot-flier. Melinda Michaele Phillip , Sheila Ann Bierschenk, Katherine Lea McCarroll, Camille Lorraine Rojai, Jean Lisette Wiskemann, Kysia B Castruita. Kirttin Lynn Vliet. David Dwayne Dubose. Roben William Penley Jr., Ronald Scott Fries, Gene Howell Smith Jr., James Edward Jochetz Jr. Patricia Anne Walters, Allen White Small. FOURTH ROW: Adele Loui: Roberts, Joseph Edward Thomas. Kathryn Elizabeth Lopes, Richard Teson Hung, Jennifer Michele Moss, Carla Caiherir Beasley, Kathleen Elizabeth Abies, Belinda Blair Bryant, Murray James Solomon, Michelle Marie Martin, Caroline Crooi Beatty, Jason Henry Woelfel, Edward Chung, Jeffrey Warner Coker, Roy Benjamin Ferguson. Robert Russell Ruiz II Christopher C. Presley, Rolando Rufino Lopez, Denise Gale Kuykendall, Cynthia Sue Story, Michael William Cane Michelle Mane Ruhlman, Pamela Denise Dubra, Brian Keith Frock, Scott Dennis Parker, Nathan S. Crow. Lara Michel Simpson, Scott Andrew Felder, Randall Wayne White, Dennis Wayne Beaver, Brett Lane Hopkins, Cory G. Hoffmai Larry Glen Wells, Richard P. Cantu, Kurt Randall McSweeney, Robert W. Fox, Roben Benjamin Borson. Lee McCormit Womble. FIFTH ROW: Roben Ernest Butler. Eric Scott Labrant, Darryl Emil Ewmg. Michael Allen Ona, Wayne Robe Thomas, Michael David Kone, Julie Ann Flynn, Nicole T. Stevens. Melissa Sue Hallmark, Craig Jay Rosen, Pet. Alexander Acosta, Thomas Adrian Larralde, Patricia Flores, Christina E. Siovall. Kristin Tura Pearson, Mary Lourd Yanas.Jennifer Lynn Lacroix, Yotanda Lopez Hernandez, Anita Deanna Jcnson. Susan Allison Laronde, Anthony J. Mam) IV, Christopher Edward Duncan, Darren L. Williams, Kenneth Gordon Holtgrewe, Micheal Kevin Yancey. Rober Hiram Gomez, Kerry Lynn Dove, Gregory Richard Schwendinger, Robeno Javier Cardenas, Scott David Lisuak, Rober Contreras Vasquez, Harold Dwayne Leach. Nolan Kent Tidwell, Ray Ricks Waters. Rebecca Lynn Gark, Paul Davi Bexley. Erie Paul Adrian, Evan Brooks Hocker, Roben Paul Bacon, Jennifer E. Doutel. 330 Longhom Band . . . adds inspiration Being a band member had special benefits at the University of Texas at Austin. A freshman coming into the Longhorn Band had the op- portunity to make 350 new friends. The band also offered the thrills of playing to a capacity crowd of 80,000 at Memorial Stadium or per- forming in San Antonio and Houston. The " Bandorama, " a concert usually held in Austin each April, was held instead at the Wortham Center in Houston on Valentine ' s Day to help the Houston chapter of the Ex- Students ' Association. The band also played in the Galveston Mardi Gras celebration, led the Fiesta Flambeau Parade on the last night of Fiesta in San Antonio in late April, played at the football banquet and at the basketball games. After the football season was over, there was still much for the band to do. The spring bands were composed of three concert bands and a jazz band, all of which were open to those who might not have been in the fall marching band. In the meantime, there were parties and picnics to help hold together the social unity of the band. Along with Assistant Director Paula Crider and Assistant to the Director Bill Haenel, Di- rector Glenn Richter guided the band with the help of 36 section leaders. They taught their sections on the field, grouped according to in- struments, and acted as the liaison between the students and the directors. Richter just completed his eighth year with the Longhorn Band, coming from the Uni- versity of Michigan where he was also band director. He came to the University, his alma mater, because he had " an opportunity to build a better program. " Indeed, the Longhorn Band won the prestigious Sudler Trophy in the 1986- 87 season for having the best college band program in the nation. " One of the greatest strengths of the band is the academic achieve- ments of its members: the average grade point average in the band is about 3-2, " Richter said. He was also proud of the fact that for the first time since 1984, the Longhorn Band had been able to attend every football game away from Austin. Beall said his reason for joining the Longhorn Band was simple. " It was just the most awe- some band I had ever seen before. The energy they put into everything was just amazing. The band does so much for the University, and I liked being a part of every victory and eve- rything that happened here. " SIXTH ROW: Cassandra Raeanne Smith, John G. Stark " David Frazier Carriker, Alfred W. Tarn, Susan Butler Meyer, Stephen Scott McMillin, David Arthur Hill, Billy Neal Gibson. Patricia Anne Collier, Kathleen Jane May, Sean Thomas Garnett, Blake Thomas Richardson, Thomas Frederick Caver, David Lee Carter, Mason Locke Weems VII, Douglas William Clifton, Charles Greg Odorizzi. Bill Jack BexJey III, Mark S. Seale. Michael Paul Gilbert, Daniel Joseph Scherer, Karl Kevin Brown, Kenneth David Morris, Philip Kamran llami, Christopher R. Brown, Paul William Bieraugel. Michael Thomas K. Uselton, Jon Darman Zarsky. Michael Kregg Phillips, Charles Dean Gola, Larry Scott Gheen, Russell Menimui. Keller, William Robert Kaigler, Dennis Ray Svatek, Kent Matthew Kostka, Michael James Williamson. John David Smeltzer, Tamara Joyce Bomar, Pamela Susan Spencer, Betsy Joan Koster, Michael Joseph Mazza, Eric Robert Davis, Douglas Keanc Matthews, Sharon Marie Fassino. SEVENTH ROW: Deina Ann Frausto, James Campbell Roote, Robert Lee Kelley II, Jimmy Martinez, James Trey Wilkins, Edward Gutierrez, Gregory William Little. James Morgan Scott HI, Stephen John Whipple, Freddie Mendoza, Christopher M. Wilkowski, Joseph A. Alvarado, Randall Scott Harris, Drue Ellen Johnson, William Walker Franklin, Randy Kyle Fitts, Craig Alan Browning, Jeffrey Alan Schroder, Todd Dwayne Guerra, Newell Wayne King, Leland James Wiesehuegel, Glen T. Shillinglaw, Benjamin Lindsay, John Roy Faseler. James Thomas Molina, Malcolm Ray Randig, Carl Fahlund. Mark Doyle Hormann, Daniel Ralph Schmidt, Laura Zoe Breeding, Pamela Debra Plaskoff, Kendra Roseanne Smith, Deirdrc Elizabeth Feehan, Jill Cavness, Lori Wraydon Plicque, Kristin Elaine Smith, David Albert Hurwich, Alez Clinton Milam, Terri Lynn Knight, Laura Jane Cannon, Amy Leigh Teel. Stacey Lynne Reich. EIGHTH ROW: Jessica Ruth Ybarra, Sherry Jaye Uyeyama, Pamela Lynn Tracy, Rolando John Foxworth Humberto Briones, Ricardo Rios, Daniel Ray Hernandez, Christopher Wayne Lanasa, Michael Wright Landers. Christopher Wayne McComb, James Charles Powell, Randy Gene Kruger, Thomas Edward Burns. Jeffrey Alexander Lain, David L. Wilson, James Robert Murray, Larry Dean Barnett, Eddie Vaughn Reed, Richard Christopher Carter, Mark Kevin Lehrmann, David C. Euscher, Allen Sutherland Condit, Michael Thomas Mills, Rufus Jones Jr., Wade Walker Fciker, Timothy King Mohle, Robert Stanley Dunbar, Brian William Peterman, Chrsitopher G- Worley, Anne Charlotte Durham, Edgar Daniel Bailey Jr., Gregory R. Stange, Richard James Perrone Jr., Anthony Ernest Peterman, James Alan Ratliff, Mark Warren Townsend, Christopher M. Norman, Christopher C. Jones, Brett Felton Bishop, Nancy Carol Vogelgesang, Michael Joseph Deponte. Teresa Lea Bennett, Kristin Denice Witta. BACK ROW: Richard O ' Neal Cole, Erika Barbara Gremmel, Darrel Gene Monroe, Michelle Harrison, (aria Ann Tipton, Lynette M. Simmons, Kevin Mitchell Arrington, Diane Marie Christy, William Bryan Brunson, Laurie Lynne Carter, Scott Allen Bishop, Debra Lynn Allen, Michael Brent Kaiser, Michele Lynn Schmitz, Bary Bernard Anderko, Melissa Kay Dutton, Julie Ann Martin, Mary Catherine McAuley, Ted Garland Thomson. Ellen Kathleen Mines, James Earl Mclntyre, Penelope Jane MacGregor, John Kevin Boardman, Margaret Roseann Leyh, Michael Bryan Parker, Twilah Jo Kail, Jerry Brett Lemley, Jane Joon Ja Johnson. Jeff Lee Lightsey, Roland Anthony Reyes, Andrew Douglas Tail, Stacy Dean Beall. Sean Richmon O ' Neil, Bonnie Lynn Arp, Mark Wayne Daily, Sandra Diane Hejl, Brian Keith Michalk, Austin Bun Gwin, Blair Lee Chambers, David Andrew Ehrenfeld, Stephen K. Tsai. Longhorn Band 331 PARTY ON THE PATIO: The Longhorn Band plays on the Texas Union patio during the Dad ' s Day festivities. HUP, TWO, THREE, FOUR: Under the direction of John Julian, graduate student in applied music, the march- ing band rehearses at Memorial Stadium. Mithael Scravaio 332 Longhorn Band . . . and exhilaration Officially formed in 1900 by a chemistry I professor, the original Longhorn Band consisted of just 16 men who bought their instruments at a pawnshop in downtown Austin for $ 1 50. Women were first allowed to march during the Oklahoma game in 1957 when many of the men came down with the flu, and have been an integral part of the band ever since. Other traditions also dated back decades. Big I Bertha, " the Sweetheart of the Longhorn ! Band, " was obtained from the University of Chicago in 1955, where she had sat unused in the room where the atomic bomb was de- veloped. Rumor had it that Bertha was ra- dioactive. Bertha was seen at all home games and at the Oklahoma game in Dallas. Another symbol of the band was the cowbells members rang during games. The cowbells, Beall said, were " the band ' s most deadly weapon. When we ring those bells, we ' re letting the team know we ' re still behind them, even when we ' re in unfriendly territory. " The tradition most visible to the rest of the campus is the wearing of the beanies by new band members. The freshmen wore their beanies for a period of five weeks at the be- ginning of each school year. Three special cer- emonies marked their transformation to " old men " this year: the first, before the Auburn game, when they were allowed to wear the Stetson and jacket for the first time; the second, when they heard of the Alumni Band ' s ex- periences in the Longhorn Band; and finally, at the formal initiation when they were allowed to remove their beanies. These caps had to be carefully guarded, as they are also coveted by members of other Southwest Conference bands. According to Bernhard, the wearing of the beanies tied the freshmen class together, and they were worn with pride as a symbol of unity. It also helped the " old men " learn the names of the new members. by Michael Grabois STAFF FRONT ROW: Jodi Elise Drake, Michelle Marie Martin. SECOND ROW: Lee McCormick Womble. Brian Keith Frock, Caroline Croom Beatty, Michelle Marie Ruhlman. Michael William Carter. Janet Eileen Locke. Darryl Emil Ewing. Christopher Kelly Wilson, Clark Curtis Blakeway. Paul Darren Scully, John Robert Hinojosa THIRD ROW: Kristin Dcnice Witta, Cassandra Raeanne Smith, Melmda Michaele Phillips, Elizabeth Ann Frawley. Carla Catherine Beasley. Cynthia Sue Srory. Richard Christopher Carter, Mark Kevin Lehrmann. FOURTH ROW: Kirsten Lynn Vliet. Mary Elizabeth Richardson, John Keith Fleming, Robert Stanley Dunbar, Brian William Peterman, Anthony Ernest Peterman, Jill Cavness FIFTH ROW: Edward Gutierrez, Randall Scott Harris, Kimberly Dawn Necaise, James Trey John Foxworth Wilkins, Gregory Richard Schwendinget, Nolan Keith Tidwell, Bill Jack Bexley III. Harold Dwayne Leach. Melissa Sue Hallmark, Ray Ricks Waters SIXTH ROW: Eddie Vaughn Reed, Robert JX Kelley II, Roland Anthony Reyes, Stacy Dean Beall, Carl Fahlund, Stephen Scotr McMillin, Karl Kevin Brown, Michael Kregg Phillips. Kent Matthew Kostka, Dennis Ray Suatek. BACK ROW: Julie Ann Martin, Kevin Mitchell Arrington. Ted Garland Thomson, Darrel Gene Monroe, Mark Doyle Hormann, Sharon Marie Fassino. Malcolm Ray Randig, Margaret Roseann Leyh, William Walker Franklin. Stacey Cynne Reich. David Dwayne DuBose. Debbie Lynn Allen Longhorn Band 333 STRONG BAND OF SUPPORT 9 he show must go on, and Tau Beta Sig- ma, an honorary Longhorn Band sorority, did everything possible to make sure it did. Duties of Tau Beta Sigma included painting the flags, repairing broken cowbells, mending band uniforms, providing water to band mem- bers after rehearsals and at games and assisting in loading and unloading travel buses. They also delivered " survival kits " to Longhorn Band members on Dead Day during the fall semester. These kits included cookies, candy, soup, juice and Pop Tarts. " We ' re always here for the band, and willing to do what we can to make things run smooth- er, " Vice President Mary Kaigler, psychology senior, said. The sorority also generated all the revenue that was needed for band services. During Band Week on Aug. 23-29, Tau Beta Sigma mem- bers made over 500 sandwiches for sack lunches which were sold to students trying out for Longhorn Band. The women were also respon- sible for selling records and tapes and other Longhorn Band paraphernalia. " The money we made all went back into the band to cover expenses during the semester. We work to break even, not to make a profit, " Michelle Ruhlman, music education senior, said. TAKE THIS DOWN: Anne Duncan,. nursing sophomore, and Kristie Kriegel, biology sophomore, write down the upcoming events announced at the meeting on Feb. 28. On Jan. 23, Tau Beta Sigma held an area workshop for other Tau Beta Sigma chapters around the area. Schools attending the work- shop included Southwest Texas State Univer- sity, Sam Houston State University, Baylor Uni- versity, University of Arkansas and East Texas State University. Dr. Robert Duke, assistant professor of mu- sic, spoke to members about improving their relations with other band members and Ka Kappa Psi, the brother fraternity of Tau Bee Sigma. " The workshop was a total success. We got lot of positive input from the area members, anc it was a lot of fun, " Ruhlman said. by Lisa Breed ib B ,:KjrN FRONT ROW: Mary Elizabeth Richardson, Vielci Jo Francis, Michelle Mam- Ruhlman, Mary Eliz- abeth Kaigler, Carla Catherine Beas- ley. SECOND ROW: Laura Zoe Breeding, Tara Lynn Bernhard, Me- lissa Kay Dm tun, Kimberley Mai St ' eese. Deborah Lynn Allen, Belinda Blair Bryant, Amy Leigh Teel, Jen- nifer Elizabeth Doutel, Elizabeth Ann Frawley, Diane Loyce Greenhill. Susan Butler Meyer. THIRD ROW: Jane Joon Ja Johnson, Knstii- Jill Knrgcl, Julie Ann Martin, Patricia An ne Collier, Anita Deanna Jcnson, Sherry Jaye Uyeyama, Julie Ann Flynn, Anne Karen Duncan, Diane Marie Christy, Susan Allison LaRonJr, Lisa Monique Jochetz, Kristm Tura Pearson, Lara Michelle Simpson, Linda Elizabeth Butler. BACK ROW Heid ' i Janelle Proctor. Katherine Robison, Janet Eileen Locke, Lori Wraydon Plicque, Car- oline Ooom Beany, Ronda Kay Keith, Sharon Marie Fasiino, Knrilx rlv Dawn Necaise, Cynthia Sue Stury, Kathleen Elizabeth Abies, Cheryl Ann Knapp, 334 Tau Beta Sigma r SENSATIONAL SERVICE ..; , 1C manias. erforming tasks few people realized were important to the Longhorn Band, mem- rs of Kappa Kappa Psi, the band ' s honorary rvice fraternity, worked behind the scenes to Ip make the Longhorn Band the reknowned how Band of the Southwest. " " Anywhere we re needed, we try to help, " President Stephen McMillin, history senior, said. " Unlike other chapters at other campuses, we are dedicated entirely to band-related ac- tivities. " Group members provided refreshments for band members at halftime of football games and passed out the cowbells that band members used to cheer on the football team. Loading equipment, building band props and providing transportation to band functions were other services the members provided. " Our goal is to ensure the success of the fall marching band and spring ensembles, " Mike Korte, computer science senior, said. " We help with the materials necessary for rehearsals, pro- vide water for rehearsal breaks and sponsor social events for the band. " The fraternity sponsored a party for the band on April 8 and co-sponsored other parties with other band groups throughout the year. Kappa Kappa Psi, along with its sister so- rority Tau Beta Sigma, hosted a regional con- vention on Jan. 22 for other Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma chapters from around the area. Over 125 people from as near as Southwest Texas State and as far away as Central Arkansas State came to listen to seminars and lectures on band activities and other social functions. " Dr. Robert Duke from UT ' s music de- partment spoke (at the convention) about or- ganizational goals and activities for the chap- ters, " Mark Hermann, Plan II junior, said. by Michael Grabois SETTING THE PACE: Roberto Vasquez, Douglas Clifton and Kevin Arrington unload a truckful of band equipment and " pacing poles " to help band members measure their strides while marching. FRONT ROW: John Keith Flem- ing, Erie Paul Adrian, Stacy Dean Beall, Harold Dwayne Leach, Carla Ann Tipton. Robert L. Kelley II, Chris Wayne LaNasa, Gregory Rich- ard Schwendinger, Edgar Daniel Bai- ley Jr., Roberto Contreras Vasquez. SECOND ROW: Stephen Scott McMillin. Kevin Bradley Kasper, Ray Ricks Waters, Michael William Carter, Douglas William Clifton, Mark Doyle Hermann. Eddie Vaughn Reed, Malcolm Ray Randig, Gregory William Little, James Trey Wilkins. BACK ROW: Jimmy Mar- tinez, James Thomas Molina, Kevin Mitchell Arrington, Edward Gutier- rez, Roy Beniamin Ferguson, Kerry Lynn Dove, Roland Anthony Reyes, Michael David Korte, Mark Wesley Kappa Kappa Psi 335 A NOTE OF ENTHUSIASM 9 he Longhorn Basketball Band not only performed for spectators at men ' s basket- ball games, but also acted as a support group for the team. " We play a lot of funk and a lot of rock-n-roll to boost the spirit of the crowd, " Band Director Bill Haehnel said. Tunes like The Joint Starts, Jumping and Pinball Wizard revived the crowd and fired up the players on the court. " Anything we can do in good taste to help keep the crowd in the game we will do, " Haehnel said. Megan Randolph, magazine journalism jun- ior, said that the highlight of the season oc- curred on Feb. 6, when Texas hosted Arkansas. Members of the rhythm section of the band spontaneously played a couple of measures of melodies like Louie, Louie , Tequila and others after each Texas score or steal. The rhythm section went a step further and played an orig- inal song entitled Fried Chicken at key moments to cheer on the team. " The song its lyrics and music was composed entirely by the rhythm band section, " Randolph said. " At the end of the piece, band members would shout ' Fried Chicken. ' Soon the fans behind us, the Texas Wranglers and the cheerleaders joined in the act. " The efforts of the band to rally the fans and the team prompted praise from UT basketball coach Bob Weitlich. In addition, a new group composed of band members and cheerleaders formed to increase fan support of the basketball team. " The Arkansas and SMU games were great, but the SMU victory was sweeter, " Randolph said. " The fact that SMU was ranked first in the conference helped the band and the fans become more involved and made the upset more ex- citing. " According to Haehnel, other Southwest Con- ference basketball bands took notice of the UT band, considering it the best in the conference. by Zuriel Loera TOP BRASS: Melanie Pace, Ronald Fries and Conan Burnes rehearse at the Frank Erwin Center on Feb. 17. FRONT ROW: Marcia Edna Stephens, Virginia Ann Hcny, Laura Elizabeth Faulk, Ruth Riding, Megan I.. Randolph. Michele Kay Hum. Sarah Francesca Hidalgo. Melanie Kay Plenums, Tonya Roney. SECOND ROW: Kimberly Kay Shoulden, Tan Lee Daves, Suzannah Preston, Jack Miller Dennis, Marian Shilling, Kathy Louise Thompson. Laura Louise BOM. Katie Elizabeth Bradford, Duffy Doyle Crane. Laurie Ann Marburger THIRD ROW: Steven Ray Lewis. Dawn Denise Mulkay, Anita Marie Wicks, Joan Lynn Murray, Holly Janetle Sommer, Amy Diane Bravenec, Lauren Anne Monaghan. Michelle Lee Town, Tempest Laurel Cox. Regina Jeanne Walton, Bill Haehnel. FOURTH ROW: Dara Elizabeth Smith, CamiUe Lorraine Rabel. Kathleen Carol Miller, David Gonzalei Jr.. Due Minh Dinh, Ann Marie Pfluger, David Michael Wheeler FIFTH ROW: Jaime Hadley, Melissa Gay Zimmerhanzel. Melanir Pace, Ronald Scott Fries. Peter Ren. Conan Rhea Bumej, Baronda Ellen Wilson. SIXTH ROW: Gregory B. Scholl, Anthony Scott Tracy, Roy Vincent Alanis James Lawrence Russell, Mark Albert Cover, Norris L. Womack. Richard Lee Morrison, Diane Lynn Tonnesen SEVENTH I ROW: Kent Matthew Kostka, Richard William Cowles, Ruthine Kelly Raley. Anthony Keith Wright, Gary E Mahon I David Lloyd Goff, Ray Francis Pitts, Amanda Alice Broden. Dale Luedecke. William Charles Tynan. Jeffrey Allan Junek I Jerry Cardenas. BACK ROW: Pamela Sue Stegent. Stepan Riha, Patrick William Fogaay. Michael Allen Parker, Jame I Bruce True, Thomas W. Hetherington, Christopher M. Wilkowski, Carl Fahlund, John Michael Narvarte, John Corbet I Chapman, Terrence Anthony Geiger. 336 Longhorn Basketball Band A GOURDHEAD INVASION nown informally as the " Gourdheads, " the members of Delta Gamma Eta stood out Jom the crowd because " they don ' t conform to lie ' norm, ' but instead reveal their true selves 1 just being themselves, " Clark Blakeway, data Jrocessing and analysis junior, said. Members were carefully selected from the ighorn Band by the founding members liemselves for uniqueness in their personality, lothes and even the way they played their instruments. " Our personal philosophy is to accept people for who they are and to simply enjoy ourselves, " Timothy Mohle, pre-business freshman, said. Originally, a majority of the members were drummers, but the group expanded to include YOU DON ' T SAY: Richard Hung, Paul Bieraugel, John Hinojosa and Paul Scully exchange wild stories at a Delta Gamma Eta party on Feb. 26. John Foxworth players of other instruments. Out of the 29 members, eight of them were women, or " Gourdheads. " The students responsible for founding the fraternity were John Hinojosa, music senior, Steve Pittman, English senior, and Dan Willis, an alumnus. " We wanted to form a group that would promote individuality and uniqueness, so we called ourselves the Gourdheads, " Pittman said. " We got the idea while riding a crowded el- evator at our hotel. The three of u s were hungover from the New Year ' s Eve celebrations the night before. The door opened on the second floor and someone yelled ' Take the stairs! ' But the person needing to use the elevator was an old woman in a wheelchair. She said, ' Y ' all just gourd head I ' ll wait. ' And the name stuck. " One of the biggest functions of the year for the Gourdheads was the Tag-Team Kamakazi Race on Oct. 31. " This was a volunteer event in which a team member drank a kamakazi every five minutes. He then tagged his partner, who drank five minutes later. The winner was the one who was left standing, " Pittman said. The Gourd-a-Rama Bash Party was held during Round-Up weekend, after the Band-a- Rama, an all-day performance held at the Per- forming Arts Center. The Fiesta del Gourde was held on April 23 after the band marched in the Fiesta Flambeau Parade in San Antonio. The group also enjoyed sponsoring nightly parties during " Hell Week " for the band dur- ing the summer, though everyone was required to be at practice at 8 a.m. " It was an op- portunity for us to introduce the freshman to our Gourdhead traditions, " Hinojosa said. by Andrea Hood FRONT ROW: MK had Thomas Mills. Carl Frederick Schwenker. John Roben Hinojosa, Steven Wendell Pittman, Chad Aaron Floyd, Richard Teson Hung. SECOND ROW: Joseph Edward Thomas, Belinda Blair Bryant, Paula Ann Criden, Murray James Solomon THIRD ROW: Belinda Tess McEachem, Lamar Karl Scholze, Roben Philip Kouba, John Boyce McKean, dark Curtis Blakeway. FOURTH POW: Paul William Bieraugel, Wayne Robert Thomas, Thomas Whitney Clark. Paul Darren Scully, David Dwayne DuBose. Timothy King Mohle. FIFTH ROW: Melvin Willard Mobley, Brad Russel Kosley, Carlton Todd Lewis, Richard Shay Smith, Kenton Dee Johnson, Stacy Glenn Gist BACK ROW: Margaret Jean McShea. Jill Cavness, Margaret Roseann Leyh, Michelle Marie Ruhlman. Delta Gamma Eta 337 C veryone went crazy over football in the fall. In winter, basketball season took over, and baseball was the game for springtime. Students and Austinites alike came out by the thousands to cheer on the University ' s three most sen- sational varsity teams. But hidden in the shadows of Texas ' re- nowned varsity program were dozens of in- terscholastically competitive, non-varsity teams which yearned for the same kind of status. From soccer to water skiing, from horseback riding to lacrosse, such teams devoted a good deal of time and energy not only to their games, but to their very survival. Lacrosse team President Jerome Crowder, an- thropology junior, expressed the wipespread frustration among these teams. " We consider ourselves varsity in the way we practice, in the way we coach, and in the way we play. We comply with all the regulations of the Varsity Association. We ' re just not varsity in the eyes of the University, " he said. The issue was in part a question of prestige. UT Soccer Club member Craig Langston, Rus- sian senior, said, " We ' d like to play some of the schools where soccer is big, out on the West Coast or the East Coast. But a lot of schools don ' t want to play against a soccer ' club. ' They want to play other varsity teams. " Far more important in a practical sense, how- ever, was funding. " Cost is the most significant hurdle, " Dr. Jim Vick, chairman of the UT Athletic Council, said. " When you start a var- sity team you have to pay for equipment, coach- ing, travel and scholarships. " Without varsity status, the teams had to shoulder most of the financial burden them- selves. The Division of Recreational Sports did contribute, upon request, a small portion of each team ' s travel expenses, but the lion ' s share was paid with membership dues and other fun- draising activities. Kristen Cook of the UT Water Ski Team said, " This year we held a water ski marathon for the Big Brothers Big Sisters group. We raised about $2,000, which will be put toward our expenses. " Several of the teams expressed an interest in seeking outside sponsors, but the administration frowned on such efforts. " The University makes it hard to get sponsors, " Cook said, " They ' re very concerned about whose name will appear on the shirts of a University of Texas team. " All the teams vying for varsity status agreed that the best way to achieve that goal was to catch and hold the University ' s eye. Thus the water ski team said that the Olympic Com- mittee ' s decision to include that sport in the 1992 games was a big step forward. Also, Cook said, " The American Water Ski Association took us in last year, and that helped our stand- ing. " Winning competitions was an obvious way to attain visibility. Annie Burwell, zoology junior, head of the equestrian team, took her 12 mem- bers to Tennessee in March to compete against 18 other schools. " We cleaned up, " she said. " We took the whole thing. " Burwell argued, as did many of the rep- resentatives of other teams, that public interest in her sport was strong enough to warrar attention from the University. She cited hors competitions in Dallas and Houston which dre- crowds of 8- 10,000. Some of the other teams tried to increas public interest by helping to start teams i schools across the state. The UT Soccer Club, fc instance, ran a soccer camp each summer fc high school students, while the Lacrosse Tear sponsored a lacrosse clinic to teach the basics c starting up a team. Langston and Crowder in dicated that there was a great deal of talent fc their respective sports in Texas high schools an that by cultivating it, they hoped to recrui many strong players in coming years. But even with such planning and determi nation it would be an uphill climb all the way " I don ' t think the future looks bright for in creasing the number of varsity sports, " Vicl said. " This year the athletic budget is reall struggling, partly because the Texas economy i soft. " Even in a robust economy, Vick said, basebal and football were the only sports that generatec revenue. No other team made a profit fron their operations. " What we make on footbal finances the entire varsity program, " he said. In spite of these problems, the teams ' hope ran high. The soccer team, Langston said, hac asked for varsity status three times in the 2( years of its existence and, he said, " we ' ll keep or asking until we get it. " by William Boyce 338 Feature TENDER LOVING CARE: Claire Franke, liberal arts junior, grooms Ti Bar Ole, her horse, before the Texas Equestrian Team competes in the Bexar Creek Horse Show Apr. 1-3. CUTTING THROUGH THE WAKE: John McClanahan, electrical engineering senior, enjoys an af- ternoon of skiing on Lake Austin. Robert Kirkham Kerf wry B, " Vi ' - : ' " : - : - 1 of Waterski Team Feature 339 d . .... h IN SEARCH OF Martin Garvie, management senior, watches a videotape the Career Center. The tapes wen- among the many describing job titles and listing potential employers at resources available to students in search of a can. 340 Profesiionali EARCH Only 20 percent of all jobs are advertised. The hidden job market offers many unknown opportunities. 1 Your career may not be in the classifieds . . . he toughest decision each college student had to make was f L deciding on a major that would become a life-long career. y Luckily, the Career Center offered assistance to find the answer to this perplexing question; one source was the Career Opportunities Directory. The C.O.D., first compiled over the summer, was an extensive set of notebooks cross-referenced by job title, re- quired skills, company and city. The black notebooks, al- though less than one year old, were tattered and torn from use. The binders overflowed with sought-after career facts. J " The information was summarized in the notebooks so that students could access it easily, " Coordinator of Library Information Kathy Strawser said. To compile the book the Career Center sent mailers to over 5000 Texas companies and requested information on entry level positions for college graduates, methods for students to contact the company and summer employment. " The C.O.D. was initially established as a means for us to know what was going on with Texas employers. It was also designed to get information from where most of the jobs were going to be, that is, in smaller to mid-size companies. Most people thought that more jobs were in large companies and that was just not true, " Strawser said. " We initiated the C.O.D. because there was talk about the hidden job market for graduates. Of all the jobs only 20 percent are advertised, that means finding a job is the result of who you know, being in the right place at the right time, or creating a position for yourself, " Coordinator of Job Search Services Eileen Mahoney said. " Rather than just put our graduates in touch with recruiters who represent big corporations we needed to give them some kind of tool to show them who the small businesses were and give them names of people within Texas who they could contact, " Mahoney said. According to Mahoney, the greatest growth in business occurred in companies with fewer than 100 employees. " There was no way for students to get in touch with those businesses unless they did it on their own. That is why we started the Career Opportunities Directory, " she said. Although the exact success of the Career Opportunities Directory was yet unknown due to its new status, Career Center personnel all agreed that it was an asset to any student looking for career answers. According to Mahoney, the center discovered small problems with both students and employers. First, even though the C.O.D. made job hunting easier, students were wary of the self-placement message because it required extended work. Also, the Career Center did not advertise the C.O.D. as much as it planned due to lack of company response. " We are currently working to get more surveys returned by working with the Chamber of Commerce very closely so that they can encourage the businesses to respond as well as provide us with a more targeted mailing list, " Mahoney said. respond t by Christi McCord PROFESSIONALS EDITED BY CHRISTI McCORD Professionals 341 Dallas trip enlightens ad students The Richards Group and Tracy-Locke, the two largest advertising agencies in Texas, welcomed UT Advertising Club members to Dallas on their annual field trip Nov. 12-13. " I had a great time learning about the agen- cies and their national clients. The most im- portant thing I did learn, though, is what I did not want to do in advertising, " Matt McCutch- in, advertising senior, said. McCutchin, previously interested in the " high-pressure " account management aspect of advertising, decided that an account executive ' s position in a large agency meant " stress from 18 different directions " after watching the Richards Group ' s executives operate during a normal work day. " Seventy-five hours per week was just not my cup of tea. I have decided to go a different route of advertising, but don ' t ask me what, " McCutchin said. Members toured the agencies, spoke to ex- ecutives and learned the intricacies of the ad- vertising industry. They visited the research, media, creative and account management de- partments according to their particular interests. " One account executive showed us a new product the agency was working on that hadn ' t yet been test-marketed. He informed us how they might market and position the product and FRONT ROW. Jill Stefam Anderson. Jennifer Ruth Logan, Cynthia Escobar, Carla Ins Fraga, Linda Suzanne Smiih, Christina Jackson McCord. SEC- OND ROW Jennifer Elaine Tanner, Rhonda Gail Kalmbach, Timothy Wayne Jones. Scott Wade Lan- dry. Karhy Anne Russell. Tracey Rhoda Lewis, Pa- tricia Unette Vamadoe. BACK ROW: Caesar Danilo BernaJ. Philip Bradford Drake. Katy Denise Mc- Intyte. Timothy Ray Ojnyers, Shern Edwards, Dar- rell Scott Moore, Rodney Ellis Adams, Marthew Patrick McCurchm talked about the strategies involved in launching it, " Treasurer Scott Moore, advertising junior, said. Texas-Ex Don Reckles, May ' 87 graduate and former Ad Club member, spoke to students from an account executive trainee ' s point of view at Tracy-Locke, the number one agency in Texas. Tracy-Locke, an up-and-coming Texas agen- cy, was acquired two years ago by BBD O, the number five agency in the nation. " He was vry interesting and told us what his first year was like and what to expect our first year out of school, " Moore said. Stan Richards, founder and president of the Richards Group, spoke. " He is a legend. He built his own agency from the ground up and now has the largest single-owned agency and the second largest agency in Texas. He ' s a self-made man and specifically told us he wanted to have the best agency in the world, " McCutchin said. by Patty Perez AHOY MATE: During the Ad Club Riverboat Parcy on March 3 President Katy Mclntyre and Sherri Edwards, ad- vertising seniors, assist Captain Bob in steering the boat. John Fojcworth 342 UT Advertising Club !flt$ Creative Communication Student agency serves as internship Anew policy adopted by the College of Communication allowed membets of Creative Communication to teceive course credit for their work in the student-run public relations agency. Although members worked four or more hours a week in the office and handled clients from the Austin community, they were not previously given credit for J377K, the public relations internship. The students had to work for other companies in order to fulfill this re- quirement. Under the new policy students were able to fulfill their internship requirement and get valuable experience through work with Cre- ative Communication. " We think that by interning in an organ- ization structured as much as possible like a public relations agency, students get much more out of it, " Administrative Director and Account Executive Jennifer Kay, public relations senior, said. " It ' s a very productive atmosphere. " The organization represented a number of clients, including the Texas Medical Associ- ation, the Austin Child Guidance Center and the Heritage Society of Austin. " We serve them in a variety of ways, " Kay said. " We maintain media relations, send out press releases, write feature stories, provide graphics for brochures. We model ourselves after a professional agency as much as possible. " In return, clients provided scholarships for the members of the group and also paid a $75 fee every month. The scholarships enabled some students to choose Creative Communication over other paid internships, and the monthly fee was used to pay office costs. Each member represented a client and met with that client at least once a week. While the opportunity to earn internship credit was an incentive to join the organization, most students were attracted by the chance to work in a student-run public relations agency. " When they go out into the job market, they can say that they did more than just internship, " Kay said. " They can say that they worked in the context of a real agency. " by Barbara Neyens Tom Stevens FRONT ROW: Jennifer Helen Kay, Karen Leann Hatcher. Diana Louise Pactocco, Betsy Elizabeth Burgh BACK ROW: Julie Ann Harrod, Stacy Joanne Bennett, Howard Alan Rosenburg, Flisha Bh Sondtxk. GOT ANY MORE?: Elisha Sondock and Jennifer Kay, public relations seniors, enjoy a good joke at a dinner party held by Creative Communication ar the Four Seasons Hotel on April 28. SOUND ADVISE: Creative Communication advisor Carolyn Cline gives Lee Guerrero, public relations senior, information about the P.R. business. Magdalena Zavala Creative Communication 343 Minority Students in Communication Communication spans generations Although most college students prefer mix- ing and mingling with people their own age, members of Minority Students in Com- munication spent the day, April 24, 1988, at Carver Library with Austin area junior high school students. The students were attending a workshop that MISTIC organized to interest young minority students in communications careers. Local pro- fessionals such as Magic 95 disc jockey Darlene Lewis and Channel 36 anchorwoman Tonya Cooke spoke to students about opportunities in the Austin media industry. " The students were really interested because we had people who were actually in the field that they could identify with, " Treasurer Belvolyn Smith, journalism senior, said. " These were people they ' ve heard on the radio and seen on television. It really made them think about careers in communications, and that ' s what our goal is. " MISTIC sponsored the workshop for junior high rather than high school students because, John Foxworth FRONT ROW: Kimberley Rente Baker, Belvolyn Ann Smith. Ttina Lanetc Me Kiniie. Rosalyn Renea Fort, Maria Cristina Lara. SECOND ROW: Lisa Ann Tidwell, Mary Ruth Benton, Dwight Douglas Burns. Christopher D ' Andre Lewis. Rogei Gary Cuevas. BACK ROW: Michael Wayne Douglas. Yverte Man Tyler. Alan Thomas Walker, Daniel Wolde-Michael Akalou. Sirred Sille Robinson. Lee Otis Carter. BACK TO BUSINESS: MISTIC President Alan Walker, advertising senior, cites new business at a meeting on April 4. STORY TELLER: Listening to Terri Wise, commu- nications freshman, tell an amusing tale, Michael Douglas, communications sophomore, has a chuckle before the meet- ing. according to Smith, younger students were more open to career suggestions. " We need to get minority students oriented toward communi- cations at an early age, " Smith said. " By high school, their plans are pretty well set. Also, many television and radio stations have workshops for younger students, and they need to find out about them. " Members of the organization found that local newspaper, radio, and television professionals were very supportive of the workshop. " They were very willing to work with us, " Smith said. " Being in the field, they know that there ' s a real need to recruit minority students. " Smith also said one of the most valuable things the students gained was an understand- ing of what it takes to have a career in com- munications. " They think that being a news anchor is just for pretty people, " she said. " They don ' t realize that those people also have to write. They learned that if they can write and they can speak, they can do that too. " by Barbara Neyens Janice Jacobs 344 Minority Students in Communication Public Relations Student Society of America L PR group talks with professionals Despite last-minute cancellations the Pub- lic Relations Student Society of America successfully arranged for a panel of public relations professionals to attend a ques- tion and answer session at the Southwestern Bell building Nov. 18. " The panel was arranged so that students would have the opportunity to meet profes- sionals in the Austin area and to get a better idea of what public relations specialists do before they actually do it, " group President Natalie Barreiro, public relations senior, said. The professional advisors represented three sectors of the PR field although originally four sectors would have been represented. Larry Springer of Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners represented an association, Chris Taylor of Todd McCorkle and Taylor represented an agency and Jim Goodwin and Dave Lopez of Southwestern Bell represented a corporation. A representative from the non- profit sector had to cancel at the last minute. With the president and vice president acting as mediators, questions concerning the differ- ences between typical days in agencies, asso- ciations, and corporations and the " flack image " of public relations services were discussed. " This was the first time we have done the panel and it worked really well. Maybe next time we will add media representatives from newspapers or radio to see what they expect from public relations, " Barreiro said. Other programs that the Public Relations Student Society of America sponsored so that students could meet professionals in a non- academic environment were the mentor pro- gram and the professional mixer. " Our meetings in classrooms are a little for- mal so we sometimes have gatherings in a more casual atmosphere. In the mentor program the professionals help the students with resumes, portfolios and interviews. Maybe they will even take them out to lunch, " Barreiro said. The professional mixer was a riverboat cruise for both students and professionals. It allowed students to network and make new friends. The group ' s most notable achievement was winning both Outstanding Newsletter and Out- standing Community Service awards at the Na- tional Public Relations Convention Nov. 7- 1 1 in Los Angeles, Ca. " It is very unusual for a chapter to win two national awards in one year and this is our second year in a row to win two, " Barreiro said. PRSSA won the community service award for developing a program of Public Service An- nouncements, which were free radio spots, and a program to get more volunteer teachers for the Texas Adult Literacy Council. by Christi McCord FRONT ROW: Amanda Kane Youngblood, Michael James Palenchar, Gerard Joseph Haddican, Christopher Raymond Bjornson, Paige Nicole Porter. SECOND ROW: Elizabeth Annette Ramirez. Susan Elaine Shipp, Dawn Rene Craft, Julie Ann Harrod, Natalie Marie Barreiro. BACK ROW: Stephanie DeAnn Parsley, Britt Renee David, Heather Ann McLean, Frances Janette Ramirez, Elisha Beth Sondock, Diana Louise Paciocco, Penny Michelle Willisus. A CAPTIVE AUDIENCE: Larry Springer, professional advisor to PRSSA and current director of communications for the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association, chats with public relations senior Diana Paci- occo and Kari Morris, a former student who serves as a mentor for PRSSA, at a professional mixer aboard a riverboat Oct. 7. Laura Darby Public Relations Student Society of America 345 Class teaches TV camera techniques In an attempt to help members master important skills that would aid them in their future radio-television-film classes, the RTF Club offered a class that taught members how to use camera equipment. The class was especially valuable to RTF club members because once members completed the course, they took a test to obtain certification in order to use camera equipment at Austin Access Television. Certified students were allowed to go to Aus- tin Access TV, a local cable channel, and use the station ' s camera equipment to produce shows of their choice. " Students have been known to produce eve- rything from documentaries to even soap oper- as, " President Jackie Cannon, RTF sophomore, said. " But since ATV did not edit or censor the programs the variety of productions was very diverse. " Student productions were made under the condition that they would be given to ATV to be aired on public access television. " This class was especially helpful to lower- division students because they became familiar with the uses of sophisticated camera equip- ment and when they reach upper-division class- es they will be that much more prepared, " Treasurer Valerie Ahern, RTF sophomore, said. Along with the camera class, the RTF club offered members the opportunity to take a screenwriting class. " Many of our members want to direct and produce but they don ' t realize what it takes to become a success so these classes helped them to see this, " Ahern said. by Laurie Hernandez John Funwurth HI THERE: Marc Wiskemann, communication freshman, leans back into Erin Richter ' s, communication freshman, lap while- Charlenc Spcyerer, fine aris freshman, looks on with amusement at a RTI- ( luh meeting on March 3 1 HERE WE ARE: RTF Club members listen Jackie (.annun, RTF sophomore, while relaxing in the C ' .MA John Foxwonh FRONT ROW F.nn lU al.ih Ri.hi.rr. Viinrtu Rcx Mt-itr, Jenmlcr lxi K h Bir.hfid.l. juquclinr Rcgina ( noon, Kliuhrlh A. moil- Wo,xl, Vjlt-nr Cctilc Ahem, ( turlrnr Mi.hrllr Six-yertr. HACK ROW Hra.llorJ Akron ( n.l. Kennrth Nell Uwm, S.OM Mi.hjrl Bluvsky, Sjmurl ( utru Tisilale III. Jdines Jumn Mjr jnu. Mi.horl Parti.k Ni.hultuii, I I!I,HI jiiM-ph brucr 346 RTF Club Women in Communications, Inc. M Workshops give women the edge Defeating sexual discrimination in the workplace has long been a goal of career women; thus, Women In Communication attempted to prepare its members for this com- petition by arranging workshops throughout the year that were designed to strengthen job skills. W1C1 held two workshops that were par- ticularly helpful to its members, a resume- writing workshop on Feb. 24 and an inter- viewing workshop on April 6. The workshops gave members an idea of what was expected of them from potential employers when they began to look for a job in their career field. The resume workshop, conducted by Mindy Johnson from the Career Center, helped mem- bers assemble their resume effectively. Members learned to draw from their experiences and find skills that pertained to their selected career when writing their resumes. " It is difficult for our members to write about themselves concisely and positively, " President Debbie Dalton, advertising junior, said. " But with Ms. Johnson ' s help our members learned to do this effectively. " Members also got tips on the length of their resume and what to include and what not to include when writing it. Members were allowed to bring their own resumes to get advice and ideas from the work- shop. " The size of the workshop allowed me to get individual help on my resume, " Lanette Varnacloe, advertising junior said. The interviewing workshop was designed to give members a chance to get advice from communication professionals. The professionals gave members tips on how to dress and ques- tions asked as well as how to answer them. " The interviewing workshop gave members an idea of what questions to expect and what employers are looking for, " Dalton said. by Laurie Hernandez FRONT ROW: Susan Elizabeth Schnitzi- us, Laura Jean Hernandez, Margo A. Swnson. Debbie Jo Dalton. SECOND ROW Melissa Beisenherz, Catherine Margaret Crawford, Elizabeth Anne Kubacka, Kelly Elizabeth Stevenson. THIRD ROW: Pjmela Louise Daniel, Carolyn Alaiiut Trevino Santana, Neeah- tima Louise Alien. Amy Elaine Gough. FOURTH ROW: Jacqueline Kathleen Beckwith, Jill Sttfam Anderso i. Shanna Marie Swendson FIFTH ROW. Ann Louise Imbragulio, SuMr Lynn Eisenfeld, Leslie Ann Fisher. SIXTH ROW Kathleen Stcllema. Jenniler Marie Lodes, Jennifer Leah Rigler BACK ROW Ash- ley Eddleman, Cynthia Elizabeth Carroll, Kimberly Denise ook Michael Str.ivaro COMMUNICATING OVER COOKIES: State Representative Lena Guerrero chats with Women In Communication members Kathryn Herring, public relations senior, and Cathy Baker, speech communication junior, about the trials and tribulations ot becoming a successful career woman at a meeting on Feb. 17. WOMAN OF THE WORLD: State Representative Lena Guerrero speaks before members of W1CI about women in a business world filled with men. Muhacl Stravato Women In Communication 347 American Marketing Association Top marketers earn points for book Throughout the year " Remember the points " were words to live by for Amer- ican Marketing Association members. They earned points by participating in group ac- tivities, meetings and social functions. The more points earned, the greater their chances of being included in the resume book. The book consisted of the resumes of the top point earners in AMA. " It was good because when marketing agen- cies interviewed the business seniors they also considered the students in the resume book, " Steve Engler, advertising senior, said. The organization was divided into commit- tees. This enabled more students to become involved in AMA. The committees ranged from public relations, intramural sports, internships and special or- ganization projects. " Special projects was a good committee be- cause a student could take the information he learned in class and apply it in real marketing situations, " Patty Perez, advertising junior, said. One project offered by the special projects committee was the Hilton Project. The AMA members that participated in the project visited different companies to inform them of the Hilton Hotel ' s services that would benefit that particular company. " Being on the Hilton Project was the best experience for me because it gave me outright experience in a career-related activity. People can find out right away if they like sales mar- keting through the project, " Perez said. | by Lunette Varnadoe UNDER THE MISTLETOE: Christina Sommerfield, marketing senior, and Nathan Stone, finance junior, dance the night away at the AMA Christmas Party Dec. 3. Although AMA is a professional organization it also spon- sors many social activities like the Christmas party. FRONT ROW: Cynthia Fern Levin, Cymhia S. Smith, John Logan Robbins. Amy Louiia Pierson. Erm Kathleen McCormack, Keith Jon Hatzmann, Andlea Evelyn Clarke. Meredith Anne Beckner, Joel Alexander Schweitzer. SECOND ROW: Theresa Marie Spaedy, Abby Irene Schonier. Lorena Noerm Ortiz. Christina Michelle Jones, Susan Marie Stawarski. Tara Stone, Angela Rose Pererson, Lesli Leigh Burton, Melissa Shawn Williamson, BACK ROW: Bret Eric Ohlson, Joseph Howard Rambm, Glynn Dean Nance Jr. Jason Scott Spitz, Wayne David Hoyet. Harvey Ray Madrigal 348 American Marketing Association Honors Business Association ssociation increases its horizons f After spending several years primarily rep- resenting honors business students, the Honors Business Association expanded to become more of an active student organization. Regularly scheduled meetings, social activities and guest speakers all helped members become more involved with the organization, while the officers continued to represent the students ' academic concerns in the college. " The Honors Business Association represents the students as far as who we want for teachers and what we want for policies, and we ' ve con- tinued that this year, " President Bryan Finley, honors business accounting junior, said. " Before we represented the students before the Business Council and policy making com- mittees, but now we ' ve established an active organization where honors business students can interact. We ' re more of a social organization than last year. " The organization also invited guest speakers to provide members with information on post- graduate studies and employment. " We ' ve es- tablished monthly meetings at which guest speakers inform students of opportunities for post graduate studies in such areas as law, business administration and accounting, " Finley said. " We ' ve also brought people in from the working community. " At first, it was difficult getting members involved and interested in coming to monthly meetings because of their busy schedules. " HBA people are extremely active on campus, " Finley said. " The majority are involved in other organizations, and many of them are officers. It ' s hard to arrange meetings when people have such different schedules. " This was further complicated by the intensive nature of the Honors Business Program itself, but the HBA gave members an opportunity to socialize as well as the chance to form a support group. " The classes are taught at the same level as the MBA program, so that makes it really tough, " Finley said. " This year we provided honors business students with an organization where they can interact with each other and learn about opportunities. " by Barbara Neyens Michael Stravato SPEAKING OF MONEY: Sam Myers, senior manager at Ernst and Whinney Accounting Firm in Aus- tin and Honors Business Program graduate, discusses the value of a MBA degree from the University at the Honors Business Association meeting March 8. FRONT ROW: John Samud Abnuns. Son Uk Hwang, Linda Marie Buccino, Ellen Diane Fowler, Frederick William Kraft III, Bryan An- drew Finley, Carol Diane Levin, Scott Alan Osterberg, MaryAnn Pano, Leslie Jan Foster. SECOND ROW: James Walker Humrichouse, Scon Alan Schroder, David Roy, Ragan Gerard Reeves, Patrick Lewis O Daniel. Falicta Faye Petmecky, Sasheeni Nimpa Chanmugam, Jef- frey Elliott Lainer. THIRD ROW: Chratine Ann Schaulat, Brian Edward Schulze, Robert Bradley Guest, Arvtnd Manendru, Brian Robert Becker, Paul Robert Myhill, Scott Lamar Cok, Steven Craig Tagtmeier. BACK ROW: Eric Todd Garrett, Kenneth Scon Booth, James William Schoolfield, Tim James Gannaway, Todd Albert Dittmann. Phillip Beardsley Os- wald. Michael Stravato Honors Business Association 349 National Student Business League Group hosts networking conference With graduation day fast approaching, stu- dents in the National Student Busi- ness League spoke to potential employers at the fifth annual Spring Conference on Feb. 27. The conference, which took place at both the University Teaching Center and the College of Business Administration atrium, allowed stu- dents to interact with 10 companies, Bill Oliver, liberal arts junior, said. " We had companies such as Arco, Alcoa, Mobil, Procter and Gamble, State Farm In- surance and HEB attending the conference. They were handing out information on intern- ships and jobs as well as conducting informal interviews, " Oliver said. Ten companies participated in the conference, which began at 8:30 a.m. with workshops which covered developing professional skills. Next on the agenda was a luncheon at which Herb Miller, an IBM employee visiting the University, delivered the keynote speech. " We are lucky in that we get an increase in companies that attend every year. We ask each company that attends to pay a $200 registration fee. The money we raise every year goes into the University Scholarship Fund so that we can establish a scholarship for business majors, " Oliver said. The NSBL raised $7,500 over the five years that the conference was held, covering three- fourths of the $10,000 they wanted to raise. The money was put into the scholarship fund. The scholarship, tenatively named the NSBL Endowed Scholarship, was to consist of a $1,000 award to an upper-division student in the College of Business Administration. The scholarship recipient was to be selected by a faculty board, Oliver said. by Robert Shofner A POPULAR CHOICE: National Student Business League members Hope Guidry, speech communication jun- ior, and DarreU Groves, engineering route to business junior, vote on next semester ' s officers at their final chapter meeing of the year on April 13. FRONT ROW: Donald Wayne Garren, Bill Boyd Olivet, Deidre Rechel W.llumi, Hope Ethel Guidry, DarreU Wayne Grove. SECOND ROW: MarcHU Lynette Walker, Andrea Felice Andenon, Sracie Lynn Babies, Karen MicheUe Kennard. Germaine Yvetie Gray, Regina Yvene Wilder. BACK ROW: Carlo R. Henderson, Eric Leverte Dixon, Deborah Yvonne Clifton, Alan Thomu Walker, Valerie Deneen McNair. 350 National Student Business League Mentors lead students to success New doors were opened for members of the Hispanic Business Student Associa- tion with the implementation of a corporate mentor program. " In its first year of existence, the mentor program has been overwhelmingly successful, " David Wilson, finance junior and HBSA career chairperson, said. The corporate mentor program allowed HB- SA members to interact with the people in their field of interest and to broaden their perspec- tives on the corporate world in general. HBSA members contacted various businesses in Austin and asked them to participate. HBSA then assigned interested members to companies that suited their selected field. The program began with an office visit at which time the HBSA member became aquainted with his or her mentor. After this first visit, students were encouraged to meet with their mentors on a monthly basis. Among the companies that participated in the program were M-Bank, Foley ' s, Peat, Marwick and Main, Price Waterhouse and the AT T finance department. " Being members of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce here in Austin allowed us to call upon our fellow members, although we were not limited to chamber members, for assistance in this project, " Wilson said. HBSA held member and mentor mixers to promote interaction between students and their mentors but most interaction occurred because the student took the initiative. " Being a part of the mentor program has exposed me to people in the business envi- ronment, " Martha Barboza, finance-real estate senior, said. The program allowed members to establish a one-on-one relationship with a professional. " My mentor and I established a long-term re- lationship and she gave me advice about school and my career, " Barboza said. by Laurie Hernandez FRONT ROW: Gilbert R. De La Rosa. Raul Abe! Reyna, Sandra Robledo, Lourdes Patricia Araiza, Christina Ramirez, Kristin Anne Torres, Lydia Antonia Abrego, Sharon Denisc Lucz. SECOND ROW: Jenny Margarita Robalmo, Gloria Juliana Tovar, Marinela Garcia. THIRD ROW: Rolando Rogclio Negre, Thalia Garcia, Diana Reynoso, Te- resa Araiza. Marissa Renee Vela, Kathryn Elaine Jimenez, Yvonne Garcia, Alexandra Cathryn Padilla. FOURTH ROW; Teresa Banda, Trade Renee Cas- taneda, Rosa Linda Mancha, Jose Juan Reyna. Luis Alfredo Cristales, Sharon Lynn Parker, Servando Per- ez Jr.. Rogelio Guerra. FIFTH ROW: Mary Ruth Tovar, Cyntia Gloria Silva, Lucy Gamez, David Ricardo Wilson. SIXTH ROW: Anthony Bemal Garza, Henry Alexis O ' Canas, Benjamin Garcia Jr., Miguel Rios Jr., Luis Harold Mier. BACK ROW: Albert Calderon, Jose Leonardo Olivares, Adolfo Ser- rato Sanchez, Robert Enrique Zamora, Raul Arturo Gonzalez, Joe David Culunga A BUSINESSLIKE DANCE: Mem- bers of the Hispanic Business Students Association and their guests dance away the evening at a party in the Bristol Square Apartments Party Room on Feb. 12. Hispanic Business Student Association 351 Real Estate Society Land developers sponsor field trip Afield trip to Dallas proved to be the " best in several years " for the Real Estate Society, providing members with the oppor- tunity to meet executives from three of the top real estate companies in the country. The Society took 40 members to Dallas on Nov. 19 and 20 for a seminar sponsored jointly by Lomas and Nettleton, Trammell-Crow, and Lincoln Properties. The companies provided tours of their sites and spoke to members about marketing, investment finance and leasing on a national level. " With the hard times Texas has been having with real estate, we were fortunate to be the guests of three of the most successful developers in this part of the country, " President Rick Fogelman, real estate and urban land devel- opment senior, said. The group went on several other field trips throughout the year, but Fogelman rated the Dallas trip as the " best in several years. " Trammell-Crow took the group to their new Texas Commerce Bank Tower development where the architect and construction supervisor gave them a guided tour of the site from lobby to rooftop. Lomas and Nettleton allowed the members to review plans for their Vista Ridge project, a thousand-acre business and residential commu- nity. Finally, the organization looked at financial models of recent Lincoln Properties projects and were given background on what makes for real estate successes and failures. According to Fogelman, field trips such as these provide members with valuable real-life experiences. " From our standpoint, you can only learn so much from the textbook and classroom environment, " he said. " When you get away from that, you get away from the theory and are exposed to real lite aspects within the real estate industry and are able to put some of that textbook knowledge into use. by Barbara Neyens Chic; s : . i HOW MUCH?: While at Jaime ' s Mexican Village Feb. 4, Mary Triece, real estate junior, recruitsjulian Foster, graduate business student. LISTEN UP: Real Estate Society President Rick Fogelman, real estate senior, announces the spring agenda. FRONT ROW DeeAnn Lorraine J ones. Lynne Marie Sweeney, Liu Annette Guerrero. Mary Eleanor Tnece. Krisune Blythe Mills. Jeffrey Howard Muhlcin. SECOND ROW Cheryl Lynn Arnold. Robcn C Murphy. Eric Glen Lipmcky. Polly Jean Piper, Sharon Marie Chmtian, Oren Berh Dantzker. Donald Lane Uurirsen THIRD ROW Max Nolan Swango. Monica Marie Scheel. David A Sremhart. Chad Eric Cohen. Jeffrey- Miller Rousseau. Christopher James Alpcn. Steven Dale Hen- derson. Ann Marie Zirkelback. Richard Louise Fogelman. Eric Charles Boyce. FOURTH ROW Eric Paul Wads. Jonathon Andrew Spitz, Jeremy Graham Hall. Julian Charles Foster. Jay Marvin Prengler, Timothy David MacAffee. Lora Lea Kord ik. James Calvin Atkins III. Bradley Dean Roalson. Greg; Mmhell Widman BACK ROW Rodney Hans Roth, Getald Paul Matgolis. Craig Charles Kisuck. Roy Alui Cambetg, Lee Ed- ward Beckleman. Steven Kenr Nelson. Andrew Scott Levy, MKhael F McAulley Jr , Jake AUn Levy, Mouiun Bass III. Roderick Keith Nelso,, Jeff Holt 352 Real Eitate Society UT Finance Association trip Chicago welcomes Texas financiers Shopping the " Magnificent Mile " and vis- iting The Second City can only be done in one special place, and these were just minor stops on the UT Finance Association ' s hectic agenda tor their Chicago trip on Feb. 24-28. " It was more fun than I can even remember, " Executive Vice President Chris Ladoulis, honors business senior, said. In planning the trip the Finance Association used personal contacts such as University grad- uates and members ' friends to gain access in the businesses they toured. " We started with an idea of what city we wanted to go see. We chose Chicago because, after New York, it ' s the biggest financial center in the U.S. It has three of the exchanges. " Ladoulis said. " It ' s a chance for UTFA members to not only see the city but also to get an idea of the industry. They found out what the company was like and what it might be like to work for them. We also found out about their training programs and recruiting, " Ladoulis said. The group toured First Chicago Bank, the largest bank in the Midwest, and three stock exchanges, the Options Exchange, the Board of Trade, and the Mercantile Exchange. " We got to see behind the scenes how parts of portfolios are traded and how options and commodities are traded. It was a real learning experience, " Ladoulis said. The members also went sightseeing while on their four-day excursion. They stopped by Mother ' s, the club where parts of the movie About Last Night were filmed, and the Hard Rock Cafe of Chicago. Members ate in Greek Town, a popular place for Greek restaurants. " On Saturday we all went to Second City where the Belushi Brothers started and the Museum of Science and Industry. We also toured the Sears Corporation and went to the top of the Sears Tower, " Ladoulis said. " We try to go on several field trips a year to get an idea of what it will be like our first couple of years out of school, " Ladoulis said. by Christi McCord Peter Rene A CORNY GAME: Rebecca Noelke, business admin- istration senior, braces for a popcorn toss to an eager Steven Jones, business senior, at the UT Finance Association ' s happy hour at Uncle Nasty ' s on Feb. 2. INTERVIEW- ING TECHNIQUES: Hoping to get the anxiously-awaited senior interview, Jeff Rousseau, finance senior, listens in- tently to Robert Boyd, Conoco representative, during the UT Finance Association ' s Career Exposition Feb. 4. FRONT ROW: Jen Louise Moses, Paul Michael Fox, Don Mark Serrait, Desiree RocheUe Robinson. BACK ROW: Steven John Sullivan, Sophia Lai, Jennifer Anne Judkins, Suzanne Lee Young Jeff Holt John Foxworth UT Finance Association 353 University Accounting Association Trips make first impressions easier As the interviewing student apprehensively awaited his turn, thoughts of making a perfect " first impression " raced through his mind. " ... if only I knew my interviewer personally ... " the student thought. Such opportunities were made possible through the University Accounting Asso- ciation ' s recruiting field trips as members be- came acquainted with recruiters from various accounting firms. " I went through three years of field trips, recruiting, and had lots of contact with different firms. I learned more and more each time and eventually, knew at least one recruiter from each firm, " President John Wessman, honors busi- ness-accounting senior, said. With a membership of approximately 300, UAA took 100 motivated students to Dallas on their bi-annual " recruiting " field trip on Oct. 15-16. During the two-day affair, members visited the " Big Eight " public accounting firms such as Arthur Andersen, Price Waterhouse and Peat Marwick, as well as several industry-related firms. " It was a good opportunity for us to see the A FUN DAY CRUISE: University Accounting Association members mix and mingle on their cruise on Lake Travis on April 24. 1 m John McConn n ' .n FRONT ROW: Mary Accapadi, Kristy Mac Kiptdiinskie, Janet Lee Gxton, Kathleen Marie Grimmer, Catherine Anne Gontko, Tina Rae Westell Kaddoura, Michele Denise Anaya, Beth Carol Dewees. Thalia Garcia, Glenda DdMundo Ungan. Jill Ann Bush. Kellye Layne Brokmeyer, Shellj Dawn Mueller, Hui Sok Cho SECOND ROW: Afzal Moosa Dudhia, Charles Michael Collins, Stephen William Hoot, Jimmy Laroy Tipton, Max Alan Locke. John Villcte Rareshide. Robert Yong Choi. Mark Alan Zaeske, Douglai John Hotrath, Michael Edward Summers, James Edward Kleitches, Kenneth Jamei Roberman, William Leo Reid III, Vickie Way-Jen Yee. THIRD ROW: Jean Marie Pratka. William Ronald Miller II, Amy Beth Katch. Georgene Gail Prietol, Scott Roger Bub, Albert lin, Kevin Lcctone Hale. Allan Yiu Cheung Sih. Lisa Michelle Horn, Diana Yvonne Dunnahoo, Emily Anne Schneider. David Sandor Malev, Patricia Leigh John Foxwo Young, Kimberly Allison Stutters, Karen Soochung Choi. FOURTH ROW: Jeflery Dean Treichel. Michele K. Carlquist, Mark David Frost, Bradley Karl Uhr, Kimberly Ann Twardowski, Kimberly Kathleen Bryan. Abel Palaci Michael Francis Meskill, SaUy Ann Walker. Laura Ann Mayer. Stephen Noel Sparknun. Partick Roland Lloyd, Alan Glc Uoveras, Iram Nisar Ahmed- FIFTH ROW: Heidi Marie Heliums. Mark Wesley Sims, Mario Lynn Pettigrew, Pei Anne Laros, Jeffrey Madison Kreger, Randle Glen Havens, Timothy Robert Rossmiller, Steven Wayne Seelig. Jan Trivinh Quach, Carter Lee Godwin, Craig Robert Fronckiewicz, Prix Denee Herbert BACK ROW: Jonathan Herskovi Ben Rogatinsky, George Barry Ward, Stacy Strackbein, Timothy Allen Whisler. James David Hollman, Alan Sc Buehler, John F. Rod, Stephen BLune Davis, Donald Hall Knapp. John William Wessman. 354 University Accounting Association John McConnico DECK CHAT: Trying to avoid all copies that deal with school, Allan Sih, Robert Comacho, Suzanne Spruell, Sally Walker and Bryan Finley socialize at the University Accounting Associations ' cruise on April 24. John McConnico firms operate in their own environment, as opposed to their always being in our UT en- vironment, " Executive Vice President Kristy Kaptchinskie, accounting senior, said. The participating firms welcomed the stu- dents with a presentation that included in- formation on company history, job opportu- nities with the firms, internships, recruiting procedures and an office tour. Several firms also treated UAA guests to lunch at their private company restaurants. The trip ' s events ended with a large reception at the Dallas Fairmont Hotel sponsored by all the participating firms. " It was a much more laid-back and personal atmosphere, a one-on- one type of recruiting, " Wessman said. Aside from offering an informative and pro- fessional experience, the field trip also helped some members to decide where to begin their careers. Wessman, who had been offered a po- sition at the Houston office of Coopers and Lybrand, felt that the trip was " the deciding factor " as to where to work upon graduation. UAA ' s recruiting field trips were beneficial in helping members establish contac ts and locate available opportunities well ahead of their grad- uation date. " It was important to get involved early and get to know as many people as pos- sible. These field trips were the best way to do this, " Don Knapp, accounting sophomore, said. by Patty Perez Allen Brook FRONT ROW: Janet l Cotton. Sally Ann Walker. Kriity Mae Kaptchinskie. Prix Dente Hebeit, Peggy Anne Latoi. BACK ROW: Donald Hall Knapp. David Shane Hogan, John William Wessman, James David Hollman, William Ronald Miller II. Timothy Allen Whislei. University Accounting Association 355 UT Management Association Speakers provide valuable network Guest speakers are often invited to a group ' s meetings to enhance members understanding of a topic of current interest. Such was certainly the case with the UT Man- agement Association. President Mark Bate, marketing senior, said the group " is a business organization which is truely dedicated to informing students about the world of management and the career oppor- tunities that are available. " " The UTMA also serves to help students establish and develop contacts with professional personnel and other executives, managers and labor officials. " Bate added that scheduling guest speakers aided in helping members reach that goal. One such speaker was David Harrell, a mem- ber of the training and development staff of the Motorla Corporation, who spoke Sept. 9 to the UTMA about the new age in the training and development of employees. " Speakers come in and talk about relocating companies and the human resource problem that accompanies that, " Bate said. " We ' ve also had a hospital administrator come in and talk to us about management problems that come up as well as how hospitals have changed as far as moving to fitness programs and such. " The bi-weekly meetings were not the only place members could hear guest speakers; the group also attended a luncheon for the Amer- ican Society for Personnel Adminis trators on Oct. 7. " We were made a student chapter for the ASPA, our parent organization, and the faculty advisor at UT, Joe Culver, spoke at the lun- cheon. It was a big honor, " Bate said. Bate said that joining the ASPA helped " provide a networking tool for management majors who want to interact with other pro- fessionals in their field as well as potential employers. " by Robert Shofner Allen Brook SECRET OF MY SUCCESS: IBM Executive Manager Debbie Wilson gives UT Management Association mem- bets tips on how to succeed in the world of business at a meeting March 29. GET TOUGH: Wilson proceeds to tell the UTMA how rough and competitive it is in business. FRONT ROW: Janii Ann Wourroi. Jennifer Chartyn Bracken, Edna Hannah Sadiniky, Amy Kasparek Plait. Grace Karen Gunsberg. SECOND ROW: Sharon Lynn Vik. Lucy Gamez. Wade David Vinson, Mark A. Bate, Beth Ann Zaiontz. BACK ROW: Patricia Ann Telford, Scott Duane Solberg, Gregory Dean Kocian, Ri chard Craig PreKnt, Joteph Howard Culver. Laura Darby 356 UT Management Association Phi Chi Theta . .,, Evening rewards seniors To honor the seniors and just have a good time, the business fraternity Phi Chi Theta spent their semester making big plans for their spring semi-formal. Held April 23 at the Four Seasons Hotel, the dance included dinner, a disc jockey and an awards ceremony. " The semi-formal was to honor the grad- uating seniors. We dedicated the evening to them and gave them a champagne glass with ' Phi Chi Theta ' engraved on it, " Historian Cindy Saifman, international business and mar- keting junior, said. The semi-formal was planned and promoted by the banquet committee within Phi Chi The- ta. " It ' s a more professional gathering than most dances but we all had a great time, " Saifman said. " The semi-formal was a memorable event, especially for the seniors who had to say their farewells. It was emotional, " Saifman said. During the dance, serious and gag awards were also presented. " We awarded such honors as Most Active Active, Most Active Pledge, Best Dressed, Most Professional and Mr. and Mrs. Phi Chi Theta, " Saifman said. " The spring semi-formal was the final cul- minating point when Phi Chi Theta got to- gether in one united group of friendship, " Ad- ministrative President Donna Zaruba, accounting senior, said. Phi Chi Theta also held several rush parties at the begining of each semester. One of the spring parties, held Jan. 28 at Mr. Gatti ' s Pizza, was " very crowded and a huge success, " Saifman said. " Our main goal was to make everyone feel welcome and it worked because we had people flowing over into the next room. " by Christi McCord John Foxworth FRONT ROW, Nancy June Fntts, Cindy Lisa Saifman, Kara Tomomi Oishi, Carolyn Ann Graugnard. Carrie Leigh Thomas, Anna Kirsten Wilkins, Connie Ree Green, Uune Joann Cercone, Kelly Frances Iburg. Keith Scort Hogan. SECOND ROW. Darlene Renee primer, Sean Heather Wilbanks, Lori Kay Erwm, Lisa MicheUe Hum. Sandra Jeanne Gregory, Mary Martha Bagg, Leigh Ann Busby, Donald Carl Perkins, Chester Cheh-San Ong. THIRD ROW: Andrea Jean Cavett, Jimmy Wei-Kwong Tsoi. Tina Michelle Robertson, Janme Yvette Veselka, Eric Scot Campbell, Janice Lee Meinzer, Laura Catherine Busby, Jim Dale Ponton. FOURTH ROW: Gregory Barrett Williams, Natalie llona Lotkhart, Diana Marie Kallus, Belinda Jean Watson, Brenda Garnetl Watson, Lee Ann Hinson, Donna Marie Zaruba, Jill Anna Chism. BACK ROW: Paul Eugene Morton. Albert Ochoa, (Catherine Sophia Fcser, Sian Leome Morris, Frank Keating Wilkins, Donald Leo Weaks, Robert Pierre LaPlant, Timothy James Halden. DRINK UP: Diana Kallus, accounting senior, docs paperwork while Christy Malone, prebusiness freshman, pours herself a soda at the Phi Chi Theta Spring Rush Pizza Party at Mr. Gatti ' s Jan. 28. A BUSINESS LUNCH?: Rushees and actives of Phi Chi Theta mix and mingle to get better acquainted. Jeff Holt Phi Chi Theta 357 Alpha Kappa Psi 1 Fraternity broadens career horizons To members of Alpha Kappa Psi , a coed business fraternity, the word advance meant more than to progress or move ahead. Advance symbolized " A Day Visiting Nearby Corporate Executives, " a project that brought members to various businesses in Austin for a one-on-one visit. Students majoring in accounting, finance, in- vestment or other areas of business could get a taste of the working world by spending an afternoon with a professional company, such as IBM or Dillard ' s. Members met with recruiting officers, took tours of the company, talked with people in different departments and saw first- hand how their future careers might look. According to Angela Gallagher, accounting senior, business recruiters were eager to ac- commodate the future professionals. " Alpha Kappa Psi attracts goal oriented and ambitious people, " Gallagher said. " Companies use the opportunity to meet with us not just to show us the business, but for possible future job placement. " " In-town Out-of-town " gave members an- other chance to see the business world in action. Groups of students visited accounting firms, banks and retail stores around Austin to take tours and learn more about available oppor- tunities the company offered. Fun and business were combined when the group had an " Out- of-town " in Dallas over OU Weekend. The group visited Hall Management, a real estate firm, and the Dallas Cowboy Management firm. " Business covers more than just finance and accounting, " Gallagher said. " We try to visit other types of businesses, like the Cowboys, to widen our perspectives. " Members also helped to instruct even younger future professionals in a program called Business Basics. Each semester during a four-week pe- riod, members spent time teaching fifth-graders in Austin elementary schools about fundamental business ideas. by Christina Dacey THE WAY IT IS: President William Cunningham speaks to members, pledges and rushees at an Alpha Kappa Psi rush function on Jan 26. President Cunningham spoke on the importance of extracurricular involvement at a university the size of UT while stressing that academics are the real reason for attending college. He cautioned against letting the groups take up too much time. 3)8 Alpha Kappa Psi FRONT ROW: James Alun Morgan, Pamela Ann Higgins, Anne Elizabeth Dicten, Julie Renee Myers, David Lee Wilson. BACK ROW: Christopher Glenn Kersey, Kelley Ann Beckendorff, Lisa Anne Wittrock, Brendan Kay Counts, Eric Tracy Moore. TAKE MY ADVISE: Alpha Kappa Psi members chat with President Cunningham after his speech at their rush func- tion Jan 26. WELCOME FRIENDS: Sally Walker, Steph- anie Batla, Jeff Sands and Brian Becker greet potential pledges before the meeting. Gary Kanadjian PROFESSIONAL CO ED BUSINESS FRATERNITY FRONT ROW: David Lee Wilson, Pamela Ann Higgins, Laura Lane Dumais, Anne Elizaberh Dittert, Ciryl Henry Julien, Kimbcrly Maxinc Gross. Pamela Lynn Litchfield, Laura Diana Sanchez, Angela Kristin Gallagher, Esther Guy, Martha Prudencio, Mary Ann Pano, Niloufar Ashrafi Khatiblou, Terry Jean Lim. SECOND ROW: James Alun Morgan. Gala Dawn Beverly. Laura Irene Caero, Falicia Faye Petmecky. Debbie Ann Neal, Patricia Ann Lay, Dana Kimberli Wallace. Joann Leslie Schriner, Allison Ann Winter, Natalie Renee Johnson. Mary Colleen Boynton, Elizabeth Yvonne Machato, Lorra Denise Foye, Aida Giovanna Sarria, Lori MaeheUe Vail, Robert Lee Marion Jr. THIRD ROW. Denise House, Sally Ann Walker, Marilyn Sue Mallette, Bart Andrew Myers, Shelly Ann Leibham, Annamaria Khayat, Paula Verduzco, Julie Gary Kanadjian Renee Myers, Benita Marie McCabe, Susanne Sukhee Lee, Mary Paillette Hrehor, Alia Perelman, Sandy Jill Christenson, Nathan Michael Gorman. FOURTH ROW: Dinesh Roop Vaswani, Morgan S. Campbell III, Pithou Nuth, Bret Allen Maddux, Sharon Elaine Horak, Allison Lynn Rosson, Alexandra Michele Martin, Brendan Kay Counts. Stephanie Marie Batla, Rebecca Louise Dowty, Kelley Ann BcckendorfT, Lisa Anne Winrock, Susan Marie Ogden, Brian Roben Becker, Luis Alfonso Garcia. BACK ROW: Scott Edward Rhea, Chris Joseph McDonald, Jeff Brent Sands. Todd Gregory Stewman.Chris Glenn Kersey, Eric Tracy Moore, Kwame Nkrumah Walker, Chris M. Merrill, Bill Paul Martin, Scott Daniel Carpenter, C. Joseph Mertens, Naeem Y. Zamindar, Timothy Michael Monahan, Gary Michael Stadlcr. Alpha Kappa Psi 359 Phi Beta Chi 1 Group mixes business with pleasure Professionalism one of the main aspects of Phi Beta Chi. Over 30 members of this women ' s business fraternity learned about professionalism in the " real world " through a field trip to Houston on Nov. 11-13. The group visited various business-related firms in Houston such as Arthur Andersen Co. accounting firm, gaining insight into busi- ness practices in real-life situations. They also obtained valuable information on internships and business etiquette. Of course, there can ' t be business without some pleasure, and social events were an im- portant part of Phi Beta Chi. Masquerade Ball, the fall formal, held Nov. 21, was the largest social event of the semester. " The formal is a time when we can all come together and let our hair down. Everybody really gets to know everybody, " Historian Laura Pe- ters, management-marketing junior, said. Members showed how well they really did know each other at the award ceremony held on the night of the formal. They voted on each other and on their Big Brother organization, giving out awards such as " Miss Phototech, " A QUARTER FOR A CUP: Accounting sophomore Ricky Phillips, a Phi Beta Chi big brother, waits patiently for his beverage to be served at a Phi Beta Chi Mixer Nov. 13. The mixer was held for all the campus business fra- ternities in order to promote group relations. " Mr. Gigolo, " and " Mr. Teddybear. " Phi Beta Chi members gave their president, Lynne Sweeney, finance-real estate senior, the honor of obtaining the " Miss MRS degree " because of her engagement. " We like to reward the girls and our big brothers for their efforts, achievements and out- standing personalities, " she said. Peters said that membership in Phi Beta Chi was not restricted to business majors. " The b] part of Phi Beta Chi is that we look for any who wants to learn about what ' s going on in II business world, regardless of their major | feel everyone needs to know about business matter what their career may be. " by Patty Perez Lr-V Magdalena Za FRONT ROW Laura Jean Peters. Maynaaz Dmshaw Irani. Chun Tan Wnghi, Monzell Raquel Wyatl. Michelle R Lemay. Mary Ewe Mr veil, Cynthia Marie Arauio. Uura Ellen Slavik. Jill Robyn Hornish, Georgiana Michelle Davis. Elizabeth Ann Kluth. Leigh-Ellen Norman, Dunn Marie Pankomen, Magdalene Rose Gana SECOND ROW. Sherry Brth Gironzik. Lauta Michelle Watsky, Julie Ann Malone. Patricia Nan Hornbeck, Valerie Ann Ayrcs, Liu Annette GuCTteru. Catherine Hme Kelly. Michele Kay Mauldin, Angela Dawn Rathgeber. Julia Kanellos. Beth Ann Bitleson, Lmi Gail LanlorJ. Lisa Maria Drabam. Amy Judith Stephenson THIRD ROW Dawn Mane Gardtllo, Laura Lynn Camden. Chmi Uijh Allen, r thenne Ruth (amden, Cynthia Lynn Bet-be. Chrisrme Sigrid Petereit. Suzanne Marie Cahill, Ruth John Foxwt Leanne Held. Cynthia Mane George. Ceulia Anne Trevmo, Elizabeth Kent Young. Christine Colella. FOURTH RO Lynne Marie Sweeney. Kelly Camille Cushion, OUie Caroline Anderson. Carol Anne Baxter, Tarena Cherene Reihani.La Lynn Harvey, Syralja Lynn Formby, Jerri Lynn Johnston, Tiffany Lynne Soergel, Ana Maria Denena, Stacy Elizat Dickson. Michele Lynne Choyke BACK ROW. Dawn Marie Cronk. Bonnie Blumc- Wuebki-r, Vikki Ann Vondrac April Michelle WayUnd, Sheila Sheila Kathryn While, Wendy Mane Gale, Sarah Warren McGet. Audrrv Kllen Mull htisnne Ann Rocrden, Rita Jacuuelyn Molina, Marcia Lynn Crook. Linda Nancy Yutan. 360 Phi Beta Chi Magdalena Zavala FRONT ROW: Maynaaz Dinshaw Irani, Patricia Nan Hombeck, Lon Gail Lanford, Laura Jean Pete rs. BACK ROW; Lynnc Marie Sweeney. Laura Michelle Watsky, Scacy Elizabeth Dickson, Cherri Leigh Allen, Cyndy Lynn Beehe WHOSE TURN IS IT? Teresa Burket, education senior, Leigh-Ellen Norman, marketing senior and Maggie Garza, education junior, join in the fun at their happy hour. YOU ' RE KIDDING: Teresa Burket, Maggie Garea and Laura Peters, management-marketing senior, watch the other partygoers have a good time at the Phi Beta Chi happy hour Nov. 13- John Foxworth Phi Beta Chi 361 Delta Sigma Pi 1 Party proceeds go to worthy cause How successful could a fraternity party be? With a turnout of 400 people and $ 1 500 worth of proceeds, Delta Sigma Pi, a business fraternity, could have had a very successful event and it did. After collecting $1500 in contributions from their 2nd Annual Campus-Wide Round-Up Party, Delta Sigma Pi donated it all to the Arthritis Foundation. With approximately 400 people in attendance, the party, which was held on April 8, turned out to be the most successful fund-raising event of the year. " Everyone had a great time and, in the process, helped out a worthy cause, " President Russell Wager, marketing senior, said. Also helping out with the event was the " Little Sister " organization, which consisted of 15 women. " They contributed substantially to our functions, " Wager said. To help members tune in to what was taking place in the business community, Delta Sigma Pi invited a variety of professionals to speak at their chapter meetings. On Oct. 12, Glen West, president of the Austin Chamber of Commerce, gave his viewpoint on the movement of the Robert Mueller Municipal Airport and its im- pacts upon the surrounding community. NERVOUS: Rushecs Bruce Jones, pre-business sopho- more, and Andrew Marusak, honors business sophomore, chat nervously before presentations at the Spring Rush Smoker. 362 Delta Sigma Pi John roxwo Wayne Mahagan, Charles Rodriguez, Jerry Allen Biediger, Raymond John Argurllo, George Franklin Ytary BA ROW James Eric Me Pan land, Brett Christopher Larson, Howard Kraft Pita, Christopher Edward Scott. Ron.tl.i li.n Friday. Kevin Scott Bnggs, Bryan Carl Keathley, Russell Gene Doubrava, Gregory S.nct Work. Charlo VU.txn Rap Mark r ; dw,ml Saunders FRONT ROW Glenn Hewlett Johnson, David Wayne Klaproth, Tomas Lopez, Christopher Oscar Anderson, Mitchell Shane Biggs, Kun Andrew Johnson, Carlos Tornclli, Jeftery Wayne Gt-rhardt, Thomas Frank Zvonek, Thomas Frank GrothouM- SECOND ROW Aashuh Yadvcndra Dcsai, Paul Jared Osrendorf, Mark Clancy Saunders, Thomas Stebbins Smith, RuwtrU David Wager, Mark Hugh Moze. Raymond Paul Amtil, Stephen Dennis Stotty, Gilbert Christopher Homing. THIRD ROW Alberto Lozada, Chris Lee Kohoutek. Jaime Guajardo, Frank Xav.t-r Rudnjtue 111. Mark Dr. John Penrose, senior lecturer in infor- mation systems, spoke in front of 120 members and guests at a Delta Sigma Pi Rush Smoker Feb. 1. His topics were " Communication in the Business World " and " The 1987 Stock Market Crash: Where Did We Go Wrong? " " Having these speakers helped us all relate to what was really happening in the business world. Dr. Penrose ' s speech on the 1987 stock market crash opened my eyes to many aspects of our economic situation that I had not even begun to realize, " Dan Mokry, finance- economics junior, said. After 58 successful years, Delta Sigma Pi was still proving that they could have fun accom- plishing their social objectives while retaining their business and professional image. " Pledging Delta Sig was one of the smartest things I ever did. I never actually realized how much I could benefit from an organization like Delta Sigma Pi; I wish I had done it sooner, " Charles Rodriguez, marketing junior, said. by Patty Perez FRONT ROW. Laura Fowler, Shan-Yu Chuan. Pamcia Ann Perez, Mafia Carolina Mattioli SECOND ROW; Vicki Lyn Smith. Jennifer Dianne Kehlet. Julie Elizabeth Cobb. BACK ROW: Pamcu Lanetie Vamadoe. Re.ne Benros, Melissa Hernandez. Julie Lynn Pleasants. WELCOME ABOARD: Delta Sigma Pi little sister of- ficers, Secretary Jennifer Kehlet, engineering senior, and President Julie Pleasants, marketing senior, greet and sign in prospective Delta Sig pledges at the Spring Rush Smoker Jan. 25 in the UT Alumni Center. The Smoker was a great success because so many rushees showed up. Delta Sigma Pi 363 University Pre-Law Association National schools seek UT pre-laws On Nov. 12 over 3,500 students interested in attending law school took part in the University Pre-law Association ' s Law Fair in the Flawn Academic Center. " According to most of the schools taking part in our fair, we have the largest law school fair in the nation, " President Audrey Teagarden, gov- ernment junior, said. Thirty schools came from all over the country to take part in the fair, among them Yale, the University of Chicago, Pepperdine, American University, the University of Nebraska, Okla- homa State and Vanderbilt. " Yale is rated second out of all of the law schools in the country, and the University of Chicago is right behind them. Harvard, who is number one, was going to come but they had a scheduling conflict, " Teagarden said. Texas schools were not excluded from taking part in the fair. Baylor, Texas Tech, Southern Methodist University, the University of Hous- ton and St. Mary ' s University also took part in the fair. " Texas Tech and Baylor called to make sure they were scheduled for our fair because so many students take ' part, " Teagarden said. The UT Law Fair was the largest in the nation for a number of reasons, Teagarden said. " There is a real trend to recruit students from the state of Texas right now. A good example of this is a scholarship Vanderbilt offers to students from Texas called the Alamo Scholarship. Its purpose is to get students from Texas to go to Vanderbilt law school, " Teagarden said. " Also, Texas students tend to go to UT law school. UT only picks the very best students in Texas and the other schools want to get in here and try to recruit the very best students away from The University. Plus, the students that do not get into UT law school are very good students as well, " Teagarden said. At the fair recruiters answered students ' ques- tions about admissions standards and handed out applications for admittance. " This is the only chance for these students to talk to the recruiters because most of these LEGAL BUSINESS: Julie Wright, government sopho- more, waits to pencil in some law school information on a business taril at the University Pre-Law Association ' s meet- ing on March ). schools receive so many applications that they can ' t interview any students, " Teagarden said. The fair was purposely scheduled for the fall semester because the schools that took part in the fair just had their applications printed so that the students could begin the application process. The fair began at I p.m. with a reception given by members of the University Pre-1; Association for the representatives from the v; ious schools. The representatives went to wo at 3 p.m. to begin recruiting for their respecti schools. by Robert Shofner University Prc-Liw Association LET ' S TALK LAW: Chatting before a general meeting on March 9, University Pre-Law Association members Giynn Nance, James Matthews and Martha Purifoy talk about the in ' s and out ' s of a student ' s life while trying to get through college with the academic record necessary to apply at top-notch law schools. GETTING THE POINT ACROSS: Denise Maniscalco discusses her thoughts and fears about entering law school with Kathleen Waddell after the meeting. LET ME EN- TERTAIN YOU: Guest speaker Mile Totleson, an entertainment lawyer, en- lightens students about his field of expertise at the meeting on March 9. University Pre-Law Association 365 I Student Landman Association I Preparation essential for landmen In a year-long effort to prepare members for their careers in the oil industry, the Student Landman Association invited in- dustry representatives such as the Mobil Cor- poration to their monthly meetings. The association, headed by Dr. Keith Carter, Fellow in Petroleum Land Management, en- couraged professionalism and the highest ethical standards in land practices while allowing pe- troleum land management majors to meet and confer with alumni and industry representatives. These industry professionals discussed many aspects of the industry with the students, from the history of the oil industry in Texas to independent work as a broker to bidding for government leases for a major oil company. Because many of the industry representatives were University of Texas graduates, they were able to give students an opportunity to discuss the many aspects of petroleum land manage- ment on an informal, personal level as well as give them insight into what being a landman actually involved. " Inviting industry representatives to our monthly meetings allows us to gain insight into our careers from professionals and know what to expect when we enter our field, " Secretary Kathy Valek, petroleum land management se- WHAT A DAY: Petroleum land management seniors Claire Hardy and Lynda Radrord socialize with their friends across the table at an after-meeting gathering at Stholz Garten on Nov. 19. WHAT DO YOU THINK? Pe- troleum land management senior Shawn Smith seeks the advice and expertise of a corporation professional after a meeting. Group members often get a chance to visit with professionals after meetings. FRONT ROW Clajnr Margaret Hardy, Muhelle Lynn Valet, Bobbi Rrnrc Samx. Kaihryne Lee Valek. Cam Jean Coupet BACK ROW Runnye Everett Leech. Dr Keith C Carter. Shawn Mathis Smich, John William Hanes, Lynda Beth Radfutd nior, said. " We are the only business organization which allows exposure to the petroleum in- dustry, " President Ronnye Leech, petroleum land management senior, said. In addition to helping members pursue their career goals, the Student Landman Association also hosted several social activities. The largest of these activities was their annual barbeque. Oth- er activities included bi-annual golf tournaments which allowed the association members an op- portunity to take a break from their studies. At the year ' s end, the Student Landman Association celebrated their accomplishments with an end-of-the-semester party. This allowed the members and their dates the opportunity to relax and enjoy one another ' s company. 366 Student Landman Association Praetorian Guard Competition awards timed-precision Praetorian Guard gave their members the opportunity to develop military lead- ership skills through their annual collegiate drill meet held March 5 at Clark Field and Memorial Stadium. The meet involves schools from across Texas and from across the country, including Texas A M Fish Drill Team, Alcorn State Army ROTC and Prairie View A M Navy ROTC. The competition was broken up into three phases: inspection, basic drill and precision drill. The teams competed for first prize and runner- up positions at each phase. The judges for the event were experienced drill instructors from Camp Mabry, a National Guard base in Austin. Along with winners at each phase the judges selected one overall win- ner. " This year the competition between UT and A M was very intense because last year we lost by four points to the Aggies, " President Paul Acker, liberal arts senior, said. Texas A M Fish Drill Team came out on top again this year but not without a fight from the Texas NROTC. In all three phases the com- petition " was down to the wire, " Acker said. A M took first in the basic and precision drill phases but in the inspection phase Texas NROTC was victorious. This phase was the most heated; Texas NROTC and Texas A M were tied and the winner was selected by having the commanders come foward and answer ques- tions about standard regulations. The A M commander incorrectly answered the question in the second round and Texas NROTC was victorious. Texas A M won the overall competition but Texas was not far behind. " Once again we will be looking foward to next year ' s competition since this year was a repeat of last year ' s event, " Acker said. by Laurie Hernandez FRONT ROW: Lutimer James McKenna, Dv,d Paul Dulevirj. David Charles Embry, Martin Kratz Deichert. BACK ROW: Klayton Edward Kirldand. William Henry Adams. Paul Wilder Acker. Keith Scott Harris. Daniel Patrick Harmon. MILITARY PERFECTION: ROTC cadets from colleges throughout the state of Texas perform a timed-drill se- quence with military precision at a competition hosted by the university ' s Praetorian Guard on March 5 at Clark Field. Janice Jacobs Jan.cc Jacobs Praetorian Guard 367 Flights compete in drill sequence Entering any new organization can be in- timidating for new students trying to find a niche at the University. Air Force ROTC promoted unity and friendship among new members through competitions and teamwork. Underclassman were divided into flights of 15 to 20 cadets which were each led by an upperclassman. The flights engaged in many intracompetitive activities that helped to unify the cadets. One of the major events in which the flights participated was a drill competition held Nov. 20 in Memorial Stadium. Each flight performed a 54-drill command sequence and was judged on precision, execution and completion within the time limit. The 54-drill commmand sequence was a se- ries of marching commands repeated by flights every semester. Cadets learned the four-minute drill during the semester and worked on it to increase their competency. The group judged best at the drill competition was recognized as the best flight. " Marching isn ' t the only important thing being judged during drill competition. " Linda Wolf, data processing-marketing senior, said. " Flights are also judged by their unity and the amount of flight spirit they show. " The competition brought together upper and underclassmen, as many upperclassmen came to the stadium to watch. The cadets spent a lot of time mastering the command sequence drill during the semester, practicing every Tuesday. Cadets spent their freshman and sophomore years working toward the drill competition while taking general mil- itary courses. The first two years were important for train- ing cadets and helping them decide if they desired a career with the Air Force, for in the third year they had to sign a contract if they wished to continue with the ROTC program. by Christina Dacey CLOSE SCRUTINY: Johnathan Scilken, a biology soph- omore and David Pastore, a prebusiness sophomore, review the cadets during drill competition Nov. 20. FRONT ROW; | useph Stevens Murff, Jay Clarence Voss, David Jerry L ucia. Darrcll Pamck Brown. Jose Ricardo Onega, Suun Elizabeth Kelly SECOND ROW: James Kennerh Bixby, Sean Walter Perkins, Sreve Allen Martin, Ellen Curtis Hardy. Richard Christopher Lowe. Todd Murphy Copeland, ChrU Doran Van Deal. THIRD ROW John William Muirhead, LIM Michelle Brown. Jonathan Mark Duncan, Steven W. Biggs, Wayne Thomas Estrel, Robert B Malone II, Guy Thompson Borders Jr.. Kcllie RocheUe Sauls, Josepha Lea Frabom. Susan Tammy McHant-y, Tcrrance Michael Linn. Ronnie Gean Doud, Walter Fernando Lovings, Gerard Leonard Omas Jr.. Crosby Marus, Jeff Michael Harvey, Kelly Gulick Robinson, Neil Eugene Kocnig. Stephen Patrick Pfeil, Andrew D. Langfeld, Timothy Wayne Cunningham. Jennifer Ann Uabtret FOURTH ROW: Garrv David Long. James Russell Sage. Thuan Quant: Bui. Jason Donald I ml, v. Arthur T Dardeau Jr., Sovha Roxalana Ruark, Eugene Louis Capone, Paul Warren Terry, Daniel E. Carroll, Chris S. Bishop. Warren Abraham Wartell, Kim Michelc Sneed, Rayonda Renai Sutton, James Darye Batteas, Richanl Liven,. ' Beivrrs. Ettum David Wdhouse. Rhobie Ann Penmck, Charles Riley Constant, Donny Gay. FIFTH ROW. Charles A. John Foxworth Mays. Keith Michael Logeman, Christopher Mark Wegner. John William Bankston. Preston F. M,Farrcn, Richard Newton Jones, Gregory K. Garrett, Wade Luce Smith, Daryl Robert Garua, Christopher A NK.ith -Key . MOIIK Christopher Cox, Kyle P. Clark, William H Mellon Jr. Heather V Villascnor. Shawn Mi, heal Hjnnan. Mar, Lenattan. Barry DeAndre Jennings, Rhoa T. Ngo SIXTH ROW: Gregory Alan Bingham, David Barry Dawson, James David Banker, Richard OH Voyles, Mark A. Morris, Irby M. Ford. Sievcn P.uritk Samznicgo, Kirk M. Helxrt , roy Nfil Higgmbotham, Steven Steve Maurice Ryan, Carlin R Herman, Linda Sue Wolf, Evelyn Marie Zohlen, Amy K.ithi-rine S.ul ' -r. 1 Is.! Duminpue , (anil Ann Abies. Lirry A Lc-namon II. BACK ROW: D.ivi.f ' Iji " I .m-Kim. ( re-i; ,ry Scuti Vovle,. Ki-vin Robert Ritchie, Diedra Claire Nolan, Hugo F. Carva|al, Jon J. Scilken. Andrew Wallace t,ill.s,,u. s.,,,,1,., Marie (.handler, Carolyn Gay Cameron, Lcii Eric Schley, Joseph Ktlwin Sirawn III, Alexander lamy Niiiuh. llinnlm, Gardiner Lowell. Aljn (.raig Rmgle. Daniel I .ill M, Kamie. Ic-sse Brian Shelby, llavul I ' PaMcire. H.uty Fxlward Newton i W j L 368 Air Force ROTC Angel Flight Angels sponsor drive for community I II f IMP e are tr yi n to serve not only the Uni- 1 iW " FRONT ROW: Laura Ellen Causey, Jane Allison Dougherty, Misti Mukherjee, Tonia Janel Carlisle, Tyna Lynn Thompson, dianna Jean Brookins, aeene ea Johnson, Barbara Denise Frazar. Robert Brinkley Gillerte. BACK ROW: Sandy Elizabeth Lawson, Michelle Renee Rojas, Catherine Pauline Causey, Tern Elizabeth Wolf, Beverly Mane Bakenhus, Kristi Leigh Keller, Aimee Louise Stephens versity community but the Austin com- munity as well. Serving Air Force personnel is only a small part of being in Angel Flight, " President Tonia Carlisle, history senior, said. On Oct. 29 Angel Flight sponsored a tri- service blood drive at the rifle range, obtaining donations from Air Force, Army and Navy ROTC members. Each person that took part donated one pint of blood. " Those who were able to give blood did. Forty-eight units of blood were donated, which is good because not many people knew about our drive, " Carlisle said. " It ' s after the Alpha Phi Omega blood drive so we lose some people because of that. " Carlisle added that the members of Angel Flight gave blood and worked in hour-long shifts to talk to the people giving blood and keep them comfortable. Angel Flight Public Relations Officer Christi Keller, an organizational communications se- nior, said there was " a real congenial attitude because people were only giving blood if they wanted to. We also gave a local anesthetic so when the needle was placed in someone ' s arm they wouldn ' t feel it. We also gave out t-shirts that said ' Deep In the Heart of Texas ' to everyone who gave blood. " A competition was held between the groups to see who could bring the most people in. Carlisle said the Army group won the contest and were treated to refreshments, made by Angel Flight, after one of their drill practices. Other activities Angel Flight took part in were the Special Olympics Muscular Dystrophy Telethon and the Young Astronaut Program. The Young Astronaut Program was the group ' s national project that emphasized the sciences and math to fourth through sixth grade children. " It ' s a busy job but it is a lot of fun. We are a tight-knit group and I think it shows in the amount of projects we do each year and the care we put into those projects, " Carlisle said. by Robert Shofner EYEING THE NEEDLE: Rosie Ortiz of the Central Texas Regional Blood Center withdraws blood from the arm of military science sophomore Thomas Chandler Oct. 29. Angel Flight 369 Navy ROTC r- ntense training develops leadership Although most average university students have " many balls to keep in the air and juggle, " Navy ROTC midshipmen were spe- cially trained in this mind-boggling art. Navy ROTC, a force of highly motivated men and women, was an especially competitive program with one important purpose in mind: to educate and train qualified young men and women for active service as commissioned of- ficers in the United States Navy or Marine Corps. " ROTC is very demanding because all mem- bers must maintain certain grade standards, work toward and obtain a college degree, and fulfill their Navy ROTC obligations and re- quirements, " Battalion Commander Audrey Means, government senior, said. All ROTC members were required to take demanding naval science courses along with their regular academic classes at the university. These included weaponry, naval history, nav- igation and ship system engineering. BATTALION: Joseph McKnighr Thompson. John Randolph Craig, Audrey Denise Means, Sergio Posadas. Wallace George Lovely. HEADQUARTERS: FRONT ROW. Eric Wayne Mackey. SECOND ROW: Calvin Leroy Hagood III THIRD ROW: Alan Gunnar Frey, Eric Russel Jones FOURTH ROW: Paul Douglas Stevens, Eric Addison Wills, Jake Francis Kons, Nicolas Mont- gomery Morales, Maria Jose Jasper, Gregory John Jordan, Joey Brandt Dodgen, Jeffrey Hayden Bice. FIFTH ROW: Roy Ramos Silva, Robert Andrew Per- eboom, David Alan Perrizo, James Edward Fields. Jeffrey Allen Baumgarten, Timothy Eugene Crump, Steven Roy Page, James Edward Taylor. BACK ROW: Michael William Martin. William Henry Adams, Brett Elliott Cohen, Todd David Ring, Joseph Wayne Eason, Harry Lee Hall, Paul Bradley Gipson, Darren Keirh Woods. Mary Catherine McAuley, Paul Donald von Mosch. UNIT STAFF: Henry L. Mitchell III, Michael Wayne Hart, Michael Evan Gomez. Kevin A. Vietti, Thomas Arnold Williams, Steven K. Smith. Alfred Paxton, Patrick Joseph Moymhan, Edward P. Gryzbowski, Michael E. Kidd, Jeffrey McGowan Mayger. 370 Navy ROTC Members learned the goals of the United States Navy and were trained in military tech- niques such as rank structure and drills. Many of the ROTC members were quickly promoted to leadership positions within the student-run unit although the group did have several advisors. " There are as many different reasons for joining Navy ROTC as there are Navy ROTC members. They come for scholarships, because they grew up in a military environment or for the advantages of training as an officer, " Means said. Although many civilians see military life as too stringent, ROTC members seemed to enjoy their rigorous training schedule. We are specially trained to be leaders and to make important, high-level decisions while at the same time maintaining our composure. If we learn to keep a high level of pressure we can do everything well, " Means said. by Christi McCord PROUD OF THE COLORS: Navy ROTC members Grant Lawton, William Avery and Todd Hinkel perform their daily duty of taking down the flag. The ceremony is a solemn task performed with honor and dignity. AT EASE: Standing at ease, Todd Hinkel awaits the command to continue with the flag ceremony where he will assist in taking the American flag down. Navy ROTC 371 Navy ROTO ALPHA COMPANY: FRONT ROW: Michael Gene Sine . Eric Paul Gilford. Grant David Wunschel. SECOND ROW Eric Hiroshi Bell. Michael Ray Schwarze, Blair Sheldon Eng- land. Hartley Kenneth Phmney, Peter J Wikowsky. Ricky Daniel Davis, Gary Linn Tissandier THIRD ROW: Gerald Joseph Bell. Steven Glenn Cochern, Glen Ganepy Butler, Bryan Joseph Klir, George Author Post, Robert Thomas Franks, Thomas Arthur Wagoner. Mark Jesse Madden. Jeffery Thomas Schwager. SIXTH ROW. Ramiru Gonzalez Jr.. Chnstophet Scott Swenson. Douglas Walton Hatley. Barry Allm Harrison. Denny Mark Payne, Eric Lynn Gross, Daren Roger Mealer, Scott Vincent Hanna. Dominic Charles Gaudm. SEVENTH ROW Leslie Allen Sanders. Frank Joseph Lorentzen, Keith Scott Harris, Marco Antonio Renazco. Juan Luis deLaGarza, Joseph John Marshall. Norvell Eutsey Jr.. Chmropher Brian Kelly, Hien John Crockett. EIGHTH RO W. Mario T Price, Belinda Rose Howell, Mose T. Ramieh III. Curtis W. Grant Jr.. Michael J DePome. Jose Aaron Gonzalez BACK ROW Duane Brenr Shannon, Stephen Wayne Long. BRAVO COMPANY: FRONT ROW: Michael Cameron Card. James Robert StogdiU, Daniel Patrick Harmon. John Grant Lawton. SECOND ROW: Steven Edward Hanman, Daniel Charles Carter, Pascal Gordon Johnson. Zachary Joseph Buz, Paul Henry Racicot. John Allen Omelan. THIRD ROW Stephen Edward Arriola, Marcus Anthony Serrano, Russell James Jack, James Thomas Goodwin, Kenneth Anthony Machovec. Mark Hazael Johnson. Owen Carlton Martin. Greg Alan Hcrvey. Kevin Doyle Padgett FOURTH ROW: William Charles Dye. John Charles Bowlin. Srephen Dennis Scorty. Paul Norton Marsh. William Nicholas Avery. Leo Francis Coleman, Ron Omero Brooks. Richard Alan Healey. Mark Randall Lwm. FIFTH ROW. Alex R Tolmachoff. Adan Nieto. Rodney Caughey Stevenson, Michael Pitt Cavil, Paul David Rama. John Wade Ritchey. John Jay Katzmarek. Gilbert Arce Me]ia. ManChris Madrio Yarbrough SIXTH ROW: Keith Edward H.nton. Phi Due Nguyen. Colin Patrick Murray. Todd Jon Hmkel. Matthew Wmslow Anthony, Matthew Hobson Shirley. Everett Glenn Rhoades, Richard Quinton Smith. David Allan Adams BACK ROW Christopher Madison Jorgensen, James Christopher Watson. William Shane Yates CHARLIE COMPANY: FRONT ROW Trent Mitchell Guerreru. Bruce Matthew Hamilton, Lattimer James McKcnna, Kimberly Memweathet SECOND ROW. James Troy Reid. Bradley Dean Cutsmger. Janice Elaine Holmes. Walter Thomas Watkms, Roger Lee Downing. James Blake McCabe THIRD ROW. Martin Kratz Deichert. William Gordon Beddie. John Franklin Teckemeyer. Kevin Blake Johnson, David Walker Fenton, William David Caron, Gregory Alan Thompson, Rich- ard Langfield Metzger. Michael Ryan Hughes FOURTH ROW: Eric Lmwciod Fitzpatrick, Matthew Edmund Wade. Jack Wells Strickland Jr . Christopher Coleby Young. John Edward Sekmcka Jr , Joseph Pat ick O Donnell, William Jo- seph Murphy. Eric Lionel Gant. Michael Rudolph Ross FIFTH ROW. Jeffrey Scort Mullen. Paul Anthony Bruney. James Edward Boyle. Harold Darin Barton, James Richard Jupena, Shane O ' Gradie Mclmosh, Hollis Alford Baugh II. Cyrus Bryan Reynolds, Jamie Paul Mat-Lean SIXTH ROW: Gregory Mi- chael Coyle. Brera Andrew Jacob. William Dee Haynes, Bayley Daniel Herrm, David Anthony Gundlach. John Wesley Broomes, Bradley Gerard Sheehan, Jason Paul Kappel. Dan Alexander Starling BACK ROW. Matthew Scott Arnold. Ken- neth Christopher Hampshire. 372 Nvy ROTC Women adopt ROTC little brothers Pledges of the- Anchorettes and members of the freshman cadet class of the Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps met the big brothers or sisters they never had at a picnic in Pease Park on Feb. 28. " Every semester, early October in the fall and late February in the spring, after we get our new pledges, the sophomore through senior guys adopt a pledge and the sophomore through senior Anchorettes adopt a freshman in Naval ROTC, " President Danelle Draehn said. Draehn added that neither pledge nor fresh- man knew who their big brother or big sister would be, nor did the older members know who their freshman were. " We find out at the picnic who belongs to whom, " she said. At the picnics " everybody plays games in order to find out who everybody belongs to. Everyone brings a present to give to their friend and we take pictures also, " Draehn said. The big brother big sister system provided a r Anchorettes basis for close friendships. Anchorettes or ROTC members and their little brothers or sisters often went out to movies or dinner to- gether and they kept each other informed as to parties taking place around town. " It ' s also nice to have someone to talk to in case you need any help with problems con- cerning UT. The older people who have been here can help the cadets and pledges who really don ' t know their way around, " Draehn said. Friendships that were formed at the get- together often continued even after the members graduated. " We send letters to the cadets that have graduated and they write back. It gets lonely for the guys that are serving so we try to keep in touch by sending them letters and food. That ' s the reason we are here to provide friendship for the cadets, " Draehn said. by Robert Shofner John Foxworth FRONT ROW. Carolyn Lisa Esparza, Michelle Ann Peery, Kimberly Renee Kirkwood, Britton Elizabeth Jackson, Danelle Annette Draehn SECOND ROW: Anne Melanie Yeamon. Lisa Mane Carey, Susan Louise Haley. Angela Kay Gibbs, Mikel Candice Pullium, Knsn Beth Pate. Ginger Ann Braswell. Tracy Lee Brown. Yvonne Mane Vile THIRD ROW: Christine Lynn Gumher. Jennifer Kaye Tinker. Sandra Juan Dorman, Jennifer Marie Riley, Julie ALJyson Jenkins, Mary Bl-Mahmoudi, Karen Deborah McGuiness, Carolyn Denise Smith BACK ROW. Danielle Kay Gensler, Kimberly Anne Looney, Andrea Mane Tamas, Kimberly Anne Schneider. Leah Catherine Smith, Shari Jill Osofsky, Tamara Stephanie Schreiber. BEST FRIENDS: James Taylor, finance junior, and Sam, his dog, get some sun at the Anchorettes ' spring picnic on Feb. 29. APPLE OF MY EYE: While giving son Travis a piggyback ride at the Anchorettes ' spring picnic, daddy Leo CoJeman, electrical engineering sophomore, gets an affectionate poke in the eye. Frank Ordonez Anchorettes 373 1 Black Health Professions Organization Minorities encourage medical jobs Prep In the late 1970s, medical schools began experiencing a disconcerting decline in enrollment for a combination of troubling rea- sons. This decline continued into the 80s and seemed to have the greatest affect on minority groups. The Black Health Professions Or- ganization helped treat this problem by con- ducting a Health Fair at Holy Cross Hospital of Austin on Saturday, Nov. 14. BHPO presented the fair for children be- tween six and 1 1 years of age who had shown an interest in the health professions. The coordinator of the Health Fair was Dr. Sandra Bell, whose AISD Project Teach and Reach assisted mainly minority children from low-income families, children with whom Black Health Professions was most interested. The Health Fair featured a number of ' stations ' where the children listened to talks from professionals such as family practitioners, dentists, lab technicians and pharmacists. Res- piratory equipment, CPR methods and the skel- etal system were a few of the demonstrations provided to stimulate the children ' s interest in health careers. In addition, the event offered fairgoers a screening for various blood diseases. According to BHPO President Edith Whar- ton, biology-pre-med senior, the Health Fair was aimed at low-income children from Project Teach and Reach " to encourage them to think of future career plans and consider medicine as an option. " Members of BHPO were on hand at the fair to guide the children through the learning sta- tions and help stir a little enthusiasm in the crowd. " Not only did the fair provide valuable ex- perience for us in working with children, but we also benefited from contact with the various health careers as we assisted the practitioners and technicians in the demonstrations, " Whar- ton said. BHPO participated in quite a few other activities to guide medical students through the many steps toward their careers. The group organized trips to preprofessional and profes- sional schools, as well as the Southwestern Pre- Med Conference in Dallas on Feb. 27, which was conducted for minorities. " Many of our members come into the or- ganization with their major in mind, " Wharton said. " We try to keep them on gear and help them decide if they ' re making the right career choice. " by Larry Rowe - ,] John Foxworth FRONT ROW: Nadeen Loru-Ann Wyndham, Thamen Cieux Kennedy, Kimberlee LaShawn Allen. Lisa Lynnene Falls. Rowena Johnson Madjn, Edith Elaine Bryant. Karen Dynerte Williams. SECOND ROW: Gayla Devonne Weaks, Karan Denice Breaker. Jeane Raycheal Simmons, Olayinka Roxian Harding, Stephanie Lynn Hassel, Rochelle Marie Cunningham. THIRD ROW: Keith Emourt Pnte. Stacey Lynn Waddell, Vemon Lee Henson Jt . Veronica Letrice Thrash. Kevin Hood McKinney. BACK ROW: Mark Steven Seely, Darnel James Bent, Ruth Elizabeth Hams, Francis Edward Carnllo. Timothy Glenn Ackermann, Michael Eric Benser, Matthew Thomas Schmidt. Peter Nick Politis. Suzanne DelRosatio. Ted Cisck. Scott Sampson Schwob, James Matthew Dierks. Courtesy of BHPO Courtesy of BHPO STICKY HANDS: Lorctta Hill, a nurse from Holy Cross Hospital, takes a blood PAPER WORK: At the Black Health Professions Organization sickle-cell screening a student sample from a student for a sickle-cell screening in the UGL on April 22. signs up for his test. 374 Black Health Professions Organization Delta Omicron Chi Preparation is the best medication n he ominous-sounding M.C.A.T. Med- L ical College Admissions Test -- was a ource of worry for students who desired to get IKO medical school. Delta Omicron Chi, a ire-medical pre-dental fraternity, tried to al- :viate that worry by helping members prepare or the test. The group sponsored several speakers to lec- ure at their meetings on various aspects of lifferent health professions and offer advice and ips to doing well on the M.C.A.T. Dr. Leonard Lawrence, the associate dean of students from the University Health Science Center in San Antonio, gave counsel on nec- essary preparation for the exam on Jan. 27. Other speakers included doctors who specialized in emergency room treatment, oral surgery and orthodontia. " Students often have a great amount of dif- ficulty with the test that they didn ' t expect due to lack of preparation, " Micheal Parisi, ed- ucation junior said. " They don ' t realize how difficult it will be. " The fraternity also helped the members by preparing a mock M.C.A.T. They worked in conjunction with the Kaplan Testing center, which administered and proctored the test. All health professional students were invited to take the test. Afterwards, Kaplan graded the tests and showed the students where their weaknesses lay. The test took four hours, only half of the eight hours the actual test required. Alpha Epsilon Delta, another pre-med pre-dent fraternity, also helped the fraternity to organize the test. " We try to give members a little knowledge about all the areas they need to know to be successful on the exam, " Parisi said. " There are six different areas to be familiar with. " The group was open to all students interested in a field in health professions, not just aspiring doctors and dentists. " Ail types of people come to learn from the speakers we have. Delta Omicron Chi gives people a chance to get together and compare similar interests, as well as meet their future competition, " Parisi said. by Christina Dacey FRONT ROW: Maria Lynn Durr. Melissa Ann Meyer. Ann-Marie Menendcz. SECOND ROW: Margaret Umar Johnson, Kimberly Ann Richttt, Ismsta Lisa Hodzic. BACK ROW Gregory Alan Young. Michael Joseph Parisi. Mark Alan Blassingame. Jeff Holl PRESCRIPTION FOR SUCCESS: Dr. Leonard Lawrence, associate dean of student affairs for the medical and dental schools of the Health Science Center in San Antonio, talks with Delta Omicron Chi members about careers in health professions and medical school admissions during a Jan. 27 meeting. Delta Omicron Chi 375 National Chicane Health Organization Summer education entices pre-meds Summer school was not usually greeted warmly by many UT students, but some welcomed the opportunity to apply for Harvard University ' s Medical School Summer Program. Summer school credit, professional experience and preparation for future careers in a health profession were just a few of the benefits Har- vard and other major medical and dental schools had to offer members of the National Chicano Health Organization. NCHO Co-president Carlos Trejo was one of five students accepted to the Harvard program from the state of Texas. " I felt very confident after being selected as a participant because it showed how I stood na- tionally among other college students, " Trejo, a biology senior, said. NCHO members applied to various medical and dental school programs such as Cornell and the University of California at Los Angeles,, as well as to Baylor, Texas A M and the Uni- versity of Texas Health Science Centers of Hous- ton and San Antonio. Applicants competed with other students in Texas and across the country for a chance to participate in the prestigious eight-week summer programs. On Nov. 4, representatives from Baylor Col- lege of Medicine, Texas A M School of Med- icine, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine of Fort Worth and UT Heath Science Centers of San Antonio and Houston spoke to NCHO members about their respective training pro- grams. One aspect they focused on was the extreme need for Hispanic physicians and how their medical programs aimed to find potential qualified applicants. " Encouraging us to apply, they gave us an overall view of what medicine was all about and which aspect of medicine their respective pro- grams emphasized, " Julie Sanchez, biology-pre- med junior, said. Sanchez was also a summer program participant and attended the Univer- sity of Texas Medical School at Galveston. Each university sponsored specific programs such as MCAT preps, clinical observations or academic preparations. NCHO ' s objective was to get its members into the schools. Among their 40 active mem- bers, NCHO had a 95 percent acceptance rate into medical, dental, pharmacy, physical ther- apy and nursing schools over the previous two years. " We ' re here to help our members and we made it easier for others to make it. We learned from each other, " Trejo said. by Patty Perez John Foxworrh FRONT ROW: Rhonda Renee Herrera, Michele Guadalupe Everett, Angelina Martha Galindo, Julie Isabel Sanchez. Valentina Marie Vielma. SECOND ROW: Michael Joseph Olivares, Stephanie Lynn Heireta. Ttacie Ann Perez, Nocmi Martinez, Oralia V. Bazaldua, Victot Ecuador Lara. THIRD ROW: Michael Ray Alvarez. Rufino Hectof Lozano. Albert Joe Riops, Mark Allen Everett. Jesse Galvez Martinez. BACK ROW: Timothy C. Ruiz, Rodolfo O. Garza, Carl Salinas, Luis Carlos Trejo, Ricardo Lerma Solis. POSTING UP: Larry Guerrero, biology freshman, defends his goal while his opponent drives toward the basket at an intramural basketball game on Feb. 10. 376 National Chicano Health Organization American Society of Civil Engineers . Students plan commemorative statue More than 10 years after the end of Amer- ican involvement in Vietnam, and some 30 years after Korea, the American Society of Civil Engineers wished to express the feelings evoked by those wars: they helped to build a monument to those who fought overseas during these conflicts. The Texas House of Representatives chose a site near the State Capitol for a monument to those who fought in Vietnam and Korea. The site was in the middle of a walkway that had settled in recent years, causing the pavement to warp and crack. A utilities tunnel ran underneath the area, and these ominous factors posed possible threats to the stability of the monument. The mon- ument committee needed hard-working vol- unteers to take soil samples and design a foun- dation that would minimize these hazards, so they contacted President William Cunningham. With the help of Dr. Lymon Reese, professor of geotechnical engineering, ASCE took on the project. " We ' re designing a very conservative, solid foundation that won ' t settle one bit, " Treasurer Jonathan Buckingham, civil engineering senior, said. Jeff Hole FRONT ROW: Monica Suzanne Blansen, Kirk Allan Kisinger, Claudia Elena Dial SECOND ROW: Becky Lynn Petenon, Ouiiy Ann Schlutet. BACK ROW: Fred Johnson Burreu. Jonathan C. Buckingham, David Wayne Fnnzen. Members researched records of the area and took soil samples to ensure that the foundation design would be solid. After they presented their findings to the committee, the committee estimated the cost and hired contractors to build the foundation. The experience the Society gained from the pro ject was invaluable, Buckingham said. Al- though the veterans ' monument would not be dedicated until May 1989, the members were able to learn the entire engineering process from stan to finish. " It ' s given me the engineering experience you don ' t get from school, " Buckingham said. " Coming back from a meeting my professor told me, ' What you just experienced is some- thing 50 percent of your career will consist of dealing with the public and presenting your ideas. ' This whole experience is just invaluable. " The Society also considered important the opportunity to do something for the general public. " This is not for the benefit of ASCE and its members, " Buckingham said. " It ' s for the community. It ' s for the veterans. " by Barbara Neyens Michael SOT vato JUST THE BEGINNING: John Landwermeyer, civil engineering senior, and fellow ASCE members work at constructing their cement canoe on Feb. 27. CEMENTING THEIR FRIENDSHIP: Monica Blansett, Nathan Newman and Cathy Buist spend their Saturday afternoons working on the cement canoe. American Society of Civil Engineers 377 Society of Automotive Engineers Engineers design racer for speed The students in the Society of Auto- motive Engineers had something to show for their membership 152 , a racing car they designed and built to enter in the Formula S.A. Event. The fall semester was spent working on sus- pension designs for the car. The group consulted with professionals, such as Bell Helicopter Com- pany, for help on design ideas. A car with a graphite frame was chosen. During the spring semester, long hours were spent working on the actual construction of the car. Every Saturday at the Engineering Teaching Center, members met in the mechanical en- gineering shop to work on rebuilding parts for the automobile. I ' ve spent lots of nights in the basement at the shop, sleeping only a few hours, then getting back to work on the car, " Marc Jacubec, me- chanical engineering senior, said. The goal of all the hard work was the For- mula S.A. event, an annual intercollegiate com- petition held May 1 9-2 1 at the Lawrence In- stitute of Technology in Detroit. The event offered several different areas of competition, including judgment on design and cost reports, 100-yard sprints, skid pads and a four-hour endurance test. " It ' s very difficult for any of the cars to pass through all the events, " Jacubec said. " There are many limits on engine size, and all the drivers are trying to get the most they can out of their tar ' s performance. " 9 pvt t : t i Ml - ' by Christina Dacey READY TO RUN: Matt Crankor. J.C. Jammal and Bruce Croker work together in preparing a racing car for action. LIGHT MY FIRE: Ravi Subramanian, mechanical engineering sophomore, makes sparks tly while practicing welding techniques. 378 Society of Automotive Engineers Engineers prepare next generation ponsoring high school outreach programs gave members of Pi Sigma Pi an op- unity to show young students the advan- :ages of being an engineering student at the University. " The outreach programs gave new students in idea of what to expect at UT, as well as giving us a chance to see who the upcoming academic stars might be, " David Jones, chem- ical engineering senior, said. One of the most popular programs was the World of Engineering sponsored by the fra- ternity and the College of Engineering in the fall semester. Over 900 high school students from all over Texas were invited to spend a day at the University learning how the College of En- gineering operated. They had a chance to talk with engineering students and faculty members, take tours of the labs and facilities, and learn about the cur- riculum and workload. In addition, Pi Sigma Pi performed skits on finanical aid, housing and university life to help lessen the students ' con- fusion about these areas. " I went to World of Engineering five years ago, and it caught me as a UT student. The day is a very successful way to get new students here, " Jones said. During the spring semester the fraternity held a career fair. Over 40 companies were rep- resented, including Mobil Oil, IBM, Frito-Lay, Shell Oil, AT T company and GTE. Rep- resentatives gave students information on the benefits and expectations of their firms and helped them to decide where the best career for them might be located, Jones said. " The fair gives members a chance to learn new aspects about their careers and professions, " Jones said. " Many students get jobs or work- study programs after talking with the company representatives. The fair is a more relaxed and informal way to interact with a company. " by Christina Dacey Jeff Holt FRONT ROW: Karan Lou Rhodes, Rode Rodriguez, Mary Lou Ramirez, Teresa Ann Ramos. David Fitzgerald Jones, Mario Alberto Rodriguez, Maria Del Carmen Garrido, Enrique Parada, Carlos Lucio Macias Conrreras. SECOND ROW: Alicia Yvonne Randolph, Rogelio Landeros Jr., Micheal Cano, Aldo Torres Gonzales, Rene P. Franco, Brenda Yvene Munoz, Karen Denise Boyd, Melanie Dawn McQueen. THIRD ROW: Edelmiro Perez Jr., Ricardo Ramirez, Adam Olivarez, Pablo Jesus Garcia, Christina Miranda, Dominic Cuellar, Kevin Bryant Williams. BACK ROW: Paul Laurence Harper, Gerald Raynard Coleman Harper. Archie Lee Holmes, Henry Travis Young II, Fonzell DeOtis Martin, John Vira, Gary Wayne Paris. TOO INTERESTED FOR WORDS: Paula Kirdle, mechanical en- gineering sophomore, and Geraldo Leman, archicectual engineering soph- omore, listen intently to a guest speaker at the Pi Sigma Pi Career Exposition on Feb. 26. THANKS FOR THE INSIGHT: George Jenkins, ar- chitectural engineering senior, shows his appreciation to recruiters David Jones and Pat L. Avery from Mobil corporation at the expo. Jeff Holt Pi Sigma Pi 379 Society of Petroleum Engineers Mobile Corporation hosts engineers Contributing greatly to the activities of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the Mobil Corporation was a great asset in terms of technological knowledge and recruitment for the members of the organization. Feb. 20 marked one of Mobil ' s significant contributions to the Society of Petroleum En- gineers a sponsored field-trip to the West Ranch Oil Field. Located along the Gulf Coast in Davenport, Texas, West Ranch was an oil field operated by the Mobil Corporation. Twenty-five members, along with 10 Mobil Petroleum engineers, participated in the day- long event which consisted of speakers and field tours. Various Mobil engineers spoke on oil- related topics such as the West Ranch Oil Field ' s history, technology, production and gas plants. Dave Fedder, Mobil production engineer su- pervisor, spoke on the technological aspects of the field. " He explained the development of West Ranch ' s current equipment line and what the underground petroleum reservoir was like, " President Bill Hardham, petroleum engineering graduate student, said. Because Mobil was eager to help the Society of Petroleum Engineers chapter at the Uni- versity, they volunteered to sponsor the trip. The all-expense paid event included transpor- tation and a picnic lunch, as well as favors from Mobil and West Ranch. Breaking up into smaller groups, Society of Petroleum Engineer members toured the oil fields. They were able to see drilling rigs, gas plants and satellites in operation. Peter Rene AS I HAVE SAID BEFORE: Dr. Ralph E. GUchrist, guest speaker and private petroleum engineering consultant, re- iterates the opportunities for petroleum engineering grad- uates at a Society of Petroleum Engineers meeting March 9. THE ULTIMATE COLLEGE MEAL: Ralph Graham, Adrian Reed and Mark Agnew relax after enjoying a free meal of pizza and coke before their meeting. CAREER QUESTIONS: Society of Petroleum Engineers members ask Dr. Ralph E. Gilchrut career related questions after the meeting March 9. " The tours were so valuable, because we actually saw what we have learned about; we saw technology being implemented, " Hardham said. Mobil pkyed a large part in the Society of Petroleum Engineers ' success in 1988. Aside from the West Ranch field-trip, Mobil held annual " chicken seminars, " in which they bought students lunch and held recruiting pres- entations to benefit both the University or- ganization and the elite corporation. by Patty Perez PKnRene 380 Society of Petroleum Engineer Society of Women Engineers Panel reviews womens ' career needs Students in The Society of Women En- gineers took part in a discussion of the status of women in the engineering profession at their Nov. 16 meeting. " Some of the subjects we discussed were how women fit into engineering with men; life after graduation; family life, especially family life when your husband is also an engineer; and their experiences in those situations, " Suzanne DelRosario, petroleum engineering senior, said. DeLRosario said that a panel made up of members of the Society of Professional En- gineers talked on subjects ranging from how to deal with men in the workplace to how to raise a family and work at a demanding job as well. Mary Bakatsa, chemical engineeering junior, said everything the panel discussed was in- teresting because it helped members learn how to deal with any situation, good or bad, that could arise on the job or at home. " They told us that men are fair to women overall on the job and they also told us the down side to the job, such as divorces due to their work, " Bakatsa said. Bakatsa said she was impressed with the women who took part in the discussion and added that they were positive role models. " I could relate to th em and their experiences and learn from them. They told us about their experiences in college and what we should try to do while we are in college, " she said. Bakatsa said the panel gave examples such as getting involved in outside activities so that members would become well-rounded, and thinking about graduate school before they be- came locked into a work or family situation. " They gave us all kinds of examples as to what activities to get involved in. They rec- ommended learning a foreign language or get- ting involved in volunteer work and were quick to tell us to do whatever we liked to do now because we may not have time later, " Bakatsa said. by Barbara Neyens John Foxworth FRONT ROW: Ruth Elizabeth Harris, Linda Ann Rickard. Holly Nan Ferguson, Frances Ming- Chun Chang, Laura Lynn Kahn, Denlse Samamha Harris, Suzanne tocsin Del Rosacio, Mary Bakana, Vandana Jagannathan, Nooshin Bamshad. BACK ROW: Paul Hugh Philpott, Ti mothy Glenn Ackermann, Cherie Misa Cote, Leslie Mary Phinney, Laura Marie Merlo, Mary Bridgfbrth OUJham, Kathleen Marie Gribschaw, Luna Wahid, Peter Nick Politis. WHAT ' S GOING ON? While reading the agenda for the Society of Women Engineers, President Samancha Harris, mechanical engineering junior, looks up to answer a question at a meeting on April 5. AT- TENTION GETTING: Vice-president Suzanne Del Rosario takes note of the upcoming events that are announced at the meeting. Michael Stravato Society of Women Engineers 381 Mary E. Gearing Home Economics Section Baked treats provide scholarships Throughout the school year the Sweet Shop, run by the Mary E. Gearing Home Economics Society, not only provided delicious treats for customers but also provided the funds for MEG ' s scholarship fund. The Sweet Shop, operated from a Mary E. Gearing Hall classroom, stocked such goodies as cookies, brownies and cakes which were ail made by MEG members. " Most all of our profits came from the baked goods which members and sponsors provided but we purchased other refreshments such as coffee and tea, " Regina Walton, child devel- opment senior, said. " It was easy to get members to bake because they understood that it was all for their benefit, " Melissa Smith, child development sophomore, said. The proceeds from the Sweet Shop went into the scholarship fund and the money was award- ed according to members ' financial need, ac- ademic achievement and amount of partici- pation in the club. " We awarded 22 scholarships this year. Each scholarship ranged from $100 to $500, " Wal- ton said. " The scholarship provided an incentive for members to be active in MEG, " Smith said. To promote the Sweet Shop MEG held a bake sale to let people know of its existence. The bake sale was held during the first week of the spring semester in Mary E. Gearing Hall. In addition to the bake sale, MEG members advertised the Sweet Shop through word-of- mouth and posters in MEG Hall. " The Sweet Shop did really well despite the fact that MEG used no major form of ad- vertising, " Smith said. " Not many people knew that the Sweet Shop was there, but those that did such as interior design majors who worked all night on projects or faculty and staff in the nearby buildings really appreciated having the Sweet Shop, " Walton said. by Laurie Hernandez Janice Jacob FRONT ROW Ruby Ru-yih Su. Sheila Marie Zgabay. Oiriitine Ann Powell, Joanna Lynn Smiih, Tereasa Jo Lipuek BACK ROW: Calhy Lea McAliMer, Regina Jeanne Walton. Debra Renee Scheel, Meli McNelly. Marilyn Michele Gilbert. CAN YOU SPARE A DIME: Maty E. Gearing Home Economics Society member Melissa McNelly, child development senior, sells a Sweet Shop treat to Nancy Carlton, fashion design senior. THIS WAY FOLKS: A sign, made by MEG memben, leads the way to a shop of homemade goodies. Michael Stravato 382 Mary E. Gearing Home Economics Society Sigma Alpha Iota hips Musicians work behind the scenes he members of Sigma Alpha Iota, an international women ' s music fraternity, worked hard to bring benefits to the Music Building and music students. " We ' re not a highly visable group, but we ' re very active behind the scenes, " Amy Mansfield, music education senior, said. The fraternity provided numerous piano, vo- cal, instrumental and theory composition schol- arships for University of Texas music students. In June, members sold patches at the state solo and ensemble competition, held every year for Texas high school students. The group had traditionally raised funds at this event to finance the scholarships. A new tradition was started in December when the group donated a huge Christmas tree to the main lobby of the Music Building. Mem- bers held a decorating party and invited stu- dents to help make seasonal and creative or- naments out of simple art supplies for the tree. Other groups also donated decorations. " It was a big success, " Mansfield said. " We hope to continue this project in future years. " The group also had many activities to em- phasize their professional musicianship aspects. Each semester, they invited students to a free, informal recital at the Music Building audi- torium. Members ' talents ranged from playing the piano, to trombone, to singing, so all types of music were represented. During meetings, members also had an op- portunity to improve their musical skills by performing in musicals, " mini-recitals " in which members performed either in a solo or an ensemble. Participation in at least two musicals per semester was required. This allowed mem- bers to help each other on style and technique, as well as providing additional experience. " This group brings together women of dif- ferent ideas, lifestyles and backgrounds and unites them by their common love for music, " Mansfeild said. I by Christina Dacey I WITH A LAUGH AND A SMILE: Jenny Zembrano, fine arts sophomore, has a laugh at a Sigma Alpha Iota rush function Feb. 1. VOICES RAISED IN UNISON: Susan Harwood, applied music junior, and Julianna Markavitch, fine arts sophomore, share a song sheet during practice at the Music Recital Hall. FRONT ROW: Miriam Annette Munii, Jodi Bile Drake, Suaan Cecelia Harwood, Amy F. Mansfield. SECOND ROW: Valerie Lynn Hart. Elaine Mane Jacotaon. Diane Elaine Scede BACK ROW: Donna Lyn Burki, Suaan Butler Meyer, Zoe Barbe Dyle, Charity Anne Jama, Julianna M. Markavitdi. Sigma Alpha Iota 383 f Texas Student Education Association Future teachers learn at conference! Careers in education are built solely on dedication a fact that says something special for education majors. The Texas Stu- dent Education Association provided these students with a number of experiences to ease them into their profession. At the National Education Association Stu- dent Program Leadership Conference held Feb. 26-28 in Dallas, TSEA members were intro- duced to both the Texas State Teachers As- sociation and the National Education Associ- ation as potential resources. The conference attended to matters of great importance such as how to organize the group and recruit new members. Also confronted were issues of political con- cern to the teaching profession of which House Bill 94 was most important. TSEA President Paula DeShazo, early childhood and kinder- garten education junior, said, " The bill is going to lower the effectiveness of teachers. " She said that despite the setbacks Texas faced because of the bill, Texas education was rel- atively innovative. " Whenever Texas adopts an education policy, other states are usually right behind us. We are a pioneer in a lot of fields. " TSEA members automatically became mem- bers of the Texas State Teachers Association, from which they received many benefits enjoyed by full-fledged teachers. These included five professional education journals, an excellent placement service and $1000 liability insurance in case of accidents in the classroom. TSEA members also attended many in mative workshops that responded to the n of future teachers. The workshops covered tc such as child abuse, teacher burnout and terfacing the special child into the regular c room. DeShazo said that some of this informa was essential. For instance, students learned teachers are required to report child abust law. She said, " A teacher needs to know behavioral clues to look for and how to deal ' them " when abuse is apparent. by Larry Rowe Michael Stravaio FRONT ROW Deborah Jean Summers, Pamela Sue Greenwood, Rosalinda Marie Estrada, Laurence Calvin Jacluon. SECOND ROW. Kathleen Sue Morrissey, Jennifer Lynn Warner, Paula Gail DeShazo BACK ROW Harrier Rente Penn, Rhonda Denise Choate, Kirnberly Kay Krumm, Kristen Ann Schutze. THIS REALLY HAPPENS: Guest lecturer Diane Castleberry discusses the facts and fictions of child abuse at a workshop sponsored by the TSEA Oct. 15. 384 Texas Student Education Association LET ' S FINISH THIS UP: Rosie Estrada, Kathleen Morrissey and Pam Greenwood color posters at a Texas Student Education Association Poster Party Nov. 12. IT ' S BETTtK THAN HOMEWORK: Coloring posters for TSEA, Marcia Shelly, elementary education junior, enjoys her break from schoolwork. ALMOST LIKE GRADE SCHOOL: Kim Krumm, elementary education junior, tries not to color outside the lines. POSTER PARTY: Making posters to encourage membership, elementary education sophomore Debbie Summers and early childhood education sophomore Harriet Penn socialize while finishing posters. Michael Stravato Texas Student Education Association 385 UT Fashion } Group I Fashion group takes off on runway Bl estive and Christmasy " were the words nomics. The show, held Oct. 14 at the Four ___________ __n Festive and Christmasy " were the words that Ana Luisa Valdez, design senior and president of the UT Fashion Group used to describe the fashion show the group put to- gether in the Texas Union Ball Room on Nov. 20. With a wall of snow as a backdrop, winter and holiday fashions from casual to the finest in party dresses, tuxedos and furs came down a runway skirted with snow. The pieces came from various stores in Austin such as Koslow ' s, Benetton, Yarings, After Hours, and The Cadeau-Bon Chic. The show also included orig- inal high-fashion student designs from the De- partment of Fashion Design. The disc jockey, Phil Owens of the Cave Club, played a mix of music from contemporary upbeat to slow and jazzy while the emcee, Mary Henneburg, a communication senior, com- mentated. Behind the scenes, Avant Hair sculptured hair and the makeup artist, Judy Farmer of Mary Kay Cosmetics, made models " glamorous and beautiful, " Valdez said. The Texas Wranglers and other students modelled in the show. The whole purpose of the event, aside from showcasing new fashions, was to raise money for the group ' s scholarship fund. These scholarships were awarded on the basis of scholastic ability and finacial need of members. The Fashion Group co-sponsored another fashion show with the Textile and Clothing Division of the Department of Home Eco- nomics. The show, held Oct. 14 at the Four Seasons Hotel, displayed a collection of student designs. On Feb. 18 in the Texas Union Ball Room, a third show, organized by the Fashion Group and co-sponsored with the Student Issues Com- mittee, also showed student designs. The com- mittee co-sponsored the show as an attempt to " show students what is within reach at the University, " Valdez said. by Lisa Moyers I -i i it.i Darby FRONT ROW: Renee Michelle June . Bemadetre Christine Colmenero, Ana Luisa Valde , Annabel! Ur, Raymundu l-u eiie Brumes, Uur. Anne Huluelt. SECOND ROW Cheryl Lan-Chun Chang. Patricia Kin-Wai W ( ,n . Mikel Ondate Pulliitm, Cynthia Ann Sala ar, Hermely Y Cker-i THIRD ROW Grace Lynn. Cami Lee Ctun, Ignacio Morales. Stephanie Jcx-laine Mulee. Nancy Jane Noblet BACK ROW Alison Jane Cowlry. Drrick Jerome Lirkm, Aliia Deiuse Gary. Shnla Anne St human. Tom Sieveti FASHION CONFRONTATION: Tracy Vindk, fashioi design junior, and Teddy Harris, fashion merchandisin) senior, meet at the end of the runway for a quick pose COUTURE HEAD-ON: Renee Jones, fashion merdian dismg senior, models in the fashion show on Nov. 20. 386 UT Fashion Group American Society of Interior Designers 1 Designers gain field experience I merican Society of Interior Design- Mfc ers created a unique program which not only raised funds tor ASID but gave its mem- bers the chance to gain experience in interior design. The program was called Rent-a-design- student. Through the rent-a-design-student program, interior design firms such as CA Cor- porate Furnishings and The Bommarito Group, both out of Austin, hired interior design stu- dents involved on ASID for several days at minimum wage. The wages earned during these few days benifited all ASID members. The main function of the program was to allow members to interact with professionals so that they could supplement their education with practical experience. " Gaining work experience is important be- PCTCT Rene FRONT ROW Mary Jane Burns. Kecia Cirole Dyer, Christine Jeanne Moseley. SECOND ROW: Lany Maedgen. Marcy Raye Mason, Elizabeth W Yaiborough, Lcsli Paige Chandler. Carhenne Lucile Camp, Rae Paulerte Sanchez, Andrea Elizabeth Turner, Trisha Dee Stevenson, Joanna Lynn Smirh, Sheryl Diane Haverlah. BACK ROW: Sonya Ray Seagren, Debra Renee Scheei, Ricardo Chavez Rodriguez, Laura Janette Abbe, Donna Frances German, Sterling Thomas Steves. cause this is what employers are interested in when deciding who to hire, " President Christy Mosley, interior design senior, said. " I was very intrigued during my short visit at Riley Brown Inc., because I sat in on a client meeting with Patty Brown and I observed how she dealt with the client in a professional man- ner, " Stacey Thompson, interior design junior, said. The proceeds of the program were used to pay for speakers, door prizes, and food for the meetings. ASID attempted to attract more members to their meetings and through the the Rent-a- design-student program, their attempt was suc- cessful. With the program ' s proceeds, AISD made its meetings more worthwhile to mem- bers. " The program allowed ASID members to meet the members ' needs both as individuals and as a group, " Mosely said. Some of the design students who took part in the program also gained permanent employ- ment with firms that participated. I by Laurie Hernandez | CAN I BORROW A PEN?: Lisa Mason and Dawn Terry, home economics seniors, pre- pare to learn a few new tricks to designing at a meeting March 2. American Society of Interior Designers 387 Kappa Epsilon Puppet teaches poison prevention r. Yuk " became a significant symbol tc many school children as they learned to associate him with dangerous poisons. Kappa Epsilon ' s annual Poison Prevention Programs taught elementary students from kindergarten to second grade to stay away from " yukky " and deadly poisons. March symbolized " Poison Prevention " month and, for over 10 years, Kappa Epsilon had participated in the event. The womens ' professional pharmacy fraternity visited Austin Independent School District elementary schools and hosted up to two programs with 70 stu- dents per program during each day of March. The core of the program was an animated slide show in which a child accidently overdosed on poison. " We tried to make the kids think that they were smarter than the film; we made them feel important and responsible enough to prevent any accidents from happening, " President Don- na Rogers, pharmacy senior, said. Aside from the slide show, Kappa Epsilon members held question-and-answer sessions with the children, taught them how to " poison- proof their houses, and passed out the popular " Mr. Yuk " stickers to place on poisonous products. " The children were very receptive and asked lots of questions, " Rogers said. Elementary schools such as Cunningham, Walnut Creek, Andrews, Widen and Mathews also made Kappa Epsilon ' s Poison Prevention Program an annual event for their students. " We requested information on Kappa Ep- silon ' s program after we read about it in the AISD memo; they suggested we take full ad- vantage of it, " Deann Glover, Andrews El- ementary School teacher, said. " The health and safety factors benefitted the children as they grew, and they retained the knowledge and awareness of the program, " Glover said. Since 1988 marked the 45th anniversary of the University chapter, Kappa Epsilon worked extra hard in making the year ' s program suc- cessful to benefit both the elementary schools as well as Kappa Epsilon members. " We enjoyed interacting with the younger children because it prevented us from being college students all the time, " Rogers said. Phi by Patty Perez John Foxworth FRONT ROW: Elizabeth Jane Philpon, Laura Kay Osterloh, Dawn Rene Naberhaus. Donna Jean Rogers, Candace Cleveland Forbes. SECOND ROW: Sheri EJeen Sgitcovidi, Leslie Ann Marie Sieve, Pamela Lynn Finder, Graciela Perez, Stacie Swinford Jenkins, Deanna Dean McGrew, Nelda Sandoval, Tracy Elizabeth Dye. THIRD ROW: DevaraKonda Vijaya Rao, Sandra Kay Jung. Janice Jung-Mi Oh. Vjcki Lynn Tschirhan. Patricia NtJida Cuellar, Mehrafarin Tabarabaian, Tracy Renee Brian. Tracy Ann Williams. FOURTH ROW: Lori Jeanne Ehrenfeld, Mary Robin Riddick, Jill Ann Brown. Melissa Mae Buchanan, Lisa Dunne Boyd, Maria DeLourdes Salinas, Kristi Ann Campbell. Ramona Nagy. BACK ROW: Kimberly Ann Schwartz, Pamela Susan Crews, Paula Jean Allred- Wallace, Kimberly Sue Bennett, Mary Frances Stevens, Karen Ingrid Weisbrod, Melissa Lynn Lotz. SERIOUS QUESTIONS: Kappa Epsilon members Belda Zamora, Christi Badgett, Chongwon Hwang, and Angle Galindo answer questions after a Poison Prevention seminar for young students at Brown Elementary School on March 8. 388 Kappa Eptilon Longhorn Pharmaceutical Association Pharmacists fight to ' just say no fc harmacists all around the nation learned 6 how to become " Street Wise " with the iclp of the Longhorn Pharmaceutical As- sociation. Members constructed a pamphlet called ' Street Wise " to give information and alleviate the nationwide drug problem, as well as achieve recognition for their UT chapter. " The pamphlet was originally put together for local pharmacists and included all illicit drugs and their trade names, " Wes Vanderhoofven, pharmacy senior, said. " We knew it would be especially helpful with direct student input. " The pamphlet contained a series of student- written articles which gave the street names, medical terms, symptoms, hazards and effects of the more common drugs. " Many parents were lost when it came to the current drug scene. Now, since ' Street Wise ' has been distributed, the parent could call his local pharmacist, tell him the street name of the drug they heard about, and find out the potential danger his son or daughter may be in, " Dawn Naberhaus, pharmacy senior, said. In hopes of gaining chapter recognition and achievement awards, LPhA presented " Street Wise " at the National Convention on spring of 1988 in Atlanta, Ga. At the convention, the American Pharma- ceutical Association, the parent organization of the University chapter, said they were " pleased " with the informative " Street Wise. " They de- cided to distribute 1,500 pamphlets to phar- macists nationwide. After being interviewed by the Journal for Pharmacy Students, a national publication, Naberhaus said, " the publicity of ' Street Wise ' surprised us; it went way past out expectations. " by Patty Perez Counesy of Pharmacy Learning Resource Center Robert Kirkham FRONT ROW: Dwn Rene Naberhaus, Liu Gail Turpm. Sara Uine Woody, MucheUe Cred, Sheri Lee Sdiuette. SECOND ROW: Static Swinfbrd Jenkina, Gracida Perez, Dana Leigh Dmdl, Margaret QirijciiK Sum. Monica Marie Sched THIRD ROW: Ruth Jorden, Dorm Jan Rogen, Natalia Re Hauamann. Fnnldin Albert MorTett, Laura Ruth Haye. FOURTH ROW: Eric Scon Zetka, Janice Jung-Mi Oh, Sandra Kay Jung. Sherry Leigh Downing, Leanr Richardaon, Mary Rebecca Enloe. FIFTH ROW: Mark Kunnemann. Lorena Ada Garcia. SIXTH ROW: Mehrafarin Tabarabaian. Maria Fanny De La Cruz, Elaine Yui Kuo, Aama Fazalunnua Ghafoor, Laurd Ann Wehrman. SEVENTH ROW: Dean LVLuiaio. Richard Doyie Fuxher, Ledie AnnMarie Sieve, Deanna Dean McGrew, Bob Daily BACK ROW: KJTKI K Janet. Frank Ron King III, Roae Galvan Alta. Jon Wetley Vandcrhoorven. QUESTIONS ANYONE?: Dean of Phumacy James Ooluisio attends to students ' questions at a meeting on March 9. TABLE OF SUCCESS: Wes Vanderhoofven, Kiisti Jones and Kathy Johnson, pharmacy seniors, analyze reports at the Longhorn Pharmaceutical Association table on the West Mall. Robert Kirkham Longhorn Pharmaceutical Association 389 Pharmacists win achievement award March 12 reception at the American Pharmaceutical Association Conven- tion in Atlanta, Ga. highlighted a winning year for Phi Delta Chi, as the pharmacy fraternity brought home four prestigious awards reflecting efficiency, scholarship and spirit. " It has been an outstanding year, " Corre- spondent Andrea Wang, pharmacy senior, said. " We weren ' t even thinking about awards. We were just paying attention to what we needed to get done. " Never-the-less, for completing service proj- ects and community work such as blood pres- sure screenings and fundraisers for charities, Phi Delta Chi received an achievement award, the Prescott Scholarship Cup, a third place Brother- ship Award and the Emery W. Thurston Grand President ' s Award. The achievement award recognized efficiency in reporting chapter activities to the national office of Phi Delta Chi. Instead of filling out annual or quarterly reports, the fraternity was asked to make several reports each month to keep the national office informed about local activities and events. Out of the 47 chapters throughout the country, the UT chapter was one of only eight chapters to merit an award for its efficiency in complying with this policy. The Prescott Cup honored the chapter with the most innovative activities for increasing ac- ademic standings among the members, as well FRONT ROW: Edith Celeste Mamnga- no, Cheri Michele Brimbeny, Liu Gail Turpin. Micheline Marie Andd. Helen Elizabeth Smith, Mahtab Rouhani, Tam- my Kaye Chung SECOND ROW: Mar- garet Christine Saam, Melinda Sue Gonzaies, Leticia Blanoi Alanu, Nazanin Motakef. Karhy Louise Anderson, Alma FazaJunmsa Ghafbor, Reza Shaftee. BACK ROW: Ellen Mane O NeJ. Nancy Carol Vogelgesang, Franklin Albert Moffert, James Konrad Weems, Stephen Lynn Murley, Max Lester Agold, Dan Ngoc DM. ' as the individual and collective scholastic achievements of the gro ip. The Brotherhood Award was given annually to the pledge who wrote the best essay de- scribing what brotherhood meant to him or her. Lisa Turpin, pharmacy senior, won the third place award. The organization also took second place in the competition for the Emory W. Thurston Grand President ' s Award, missing first place by only one point. The award went to chapters who promoted the science of pharmacy and the ideals of Phi Delta Chi. To qualify, the chapter needed an efficiency rating of 90 percent or better. Other criteria included service projects, chapter publications and scholarships. In addition to winning the awards, the fra- ternity also became more active. " We ' re stream- lined now, " Wang said. " We ' ve got everything organized. We have excellent leadership and have all the right people in the right jobs. Everyone has a talent, everyone has good points and we try to pick those out. In this group, there ' s no such thing as an inactive member. " by Barbara Neyens John Foxwonh SIGNED, SEALED AND DELIVERED: Phi Delta Chi members Reza Shafiee, Nazanin Motakef, Laura Hayes and Helen Smith check one of several monthly reports the chapter sent to their national office. Their efficiency in mak- ing these reports earned them an Achievement Award at the national convention which was held March 1 2 in Atlanta, Ga. Peter Rene 390 Phi Delta Chi Kappa Psi Elderly help prepare pharmacists Pharmacy majors in Kappa Psi pharma- ceutical fraternity made friends with se- nior citizens and prepared themselves for service in the public sector by spending time with the Austin Groups for the Elderly. President John Zaiger, pharmacy senior, said that helping the elderly was the pharmacy stu- dents ' way of getting ready for the service role they would assume when they graduated as well as becoming friends with the elderly. The students helped the nursing home res- idents play bingo every Thursday from one to 2 p.m. Kappa Psi sent five people at a time to help run the bingo games and to interact with the people at the nursing home. Zaiger said that sending a greater number of people at one time was not necessary since bingo was played every week, giving everyone in the group ample time to participate in the project. Zaiger said one or two of the Kappa Psi members ran the games for those wanting to play while other members talked with senior citizens not interested in playing bingo. " We ' ll sit around and talk to them, because they like to sit around and talk. I think they enjoy the time we spend, " Zaiger said. " We set this up as a service project. It ' s really something we wanted to do for the community. We are dealing with people and it gives the people in our group experience in working with other people, especially the elderly, " Zaiger said. Zaiger credited Pepe Gutierrez Rocca, phar- macy senior, the special projects committee chairman, in initiating the idea for the project. by Robert Shofner B-l-N-G-O: Kappa Psi members assist the Austin Groups for the Elderly at a weekly bingo game in order to become more service-minded. HAVE YOU WON YET?: A phar- macy student looks over the shoulder of a potential winner. Michael Stravaco FRONT ROW: Pedram H. Pahlavan. Joseph C. Hollifield, Richard Doyle Fincher. John Lynn Zaiger, Jon Wesley Vanderhoofvtn, Glen William Childi Jr. SECOND ROW: Rogerio G. Ramirez. Roben Francis Dowden. Joseph Ted Dye. Kenneth Stephen Frazier, Tommy Wayne Taylor. THIRD ROW: Arthur Rene Guerra. Stephen Ben Morris, Sanghi Alex Yoon, Stephen Bret Cope. FOURTH ROW: Obed Franco. Leslie Dwayne Scott, Michael Joseph Olivares, Ramiro Pequeno Jr. FIFTH ROW: Robert Allen Huff, Stephen Lloyd Melde, Steven David Baker, David Patrick Palmer, Eric Scon Zetka, David Kent Zschiesche. SIXTH ROW: Heberro Garza Jr., Johnny Javier Rodriguez, Donald George Fischer, Alvaro Ramirez, Sherman David Yeang. BACK ROW: Brian Glen Popp, Frank Ross King III, Salvador Edward Ennquez, Raul Javier Guerra, Daljit Singh Aurora, Terry Gene Whire, Roben Lawrence Atkins. Kappa Psi 391 Feature Stock exchange post comes to UT pon entering the ultra-modern structure of the Graduate School of Business for the first time, students often looked surprised to see the brass and oak trading post located at the entrance. This old-fashioned structure was the New York Stock Exchange Trading Post Num- ber Five, which held a position on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange from 1929 until 1981. Thousands of stocks were exchanged at this post on Wall Street, including such stocks as Hupp Motor Car Corp., Eureka Vacuum Clean- er Corp., Bon Ami Co., Pure Oil Co., and Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures. " I like to see the post when I come through the GSB, " Lisa Moyers, marketing sophomore, said. " I think that Wall Street activities and the stock market are a vital part of the business world, and the trading post represents all those things it ' s a good symbol for the business world. " The University obtained the valuable tradii post through co-operation with the Stock change Post Preservation Program. There we only 14 trading posts preserved, and the ber Five post was the only one on display in southwest. Alumni Edward Randall III, Chairman of tl Board of the Rotan Mosle Financial Corpi ration, lead the effort to restore the trading pos I t mm Complete restoration cost up to $37,000, but most felt it was a worthwhile cause for the University to invest in an historical antique. " The stock exchange represents American ingenuity and innovation in the financial world. It created a climate for different ways of raising capital to finance the corporations that are the backbone of the U.S. and world economies today, " Zuriel Loera, business junior, said. Other trading post owners included such prestigious schools as Harvard University, Uni- versity of Chicago and American University. " I saw the trading post during a tour of the campus when I first came to the University, " Marion Keith, education-French sophmore said. " I think the post is a very interesting part of the business school. " by Christina Dacey N - i I ' " J . . IT T ' T X T T 7k k man, pre business junior, talks with nursing homes was just one aspect of the philanthrope effort: home rrsulent Nina MiCarty Apr. 18 Visiting nursing undertook by the Greek community. 394 Greeks Many Greeks were members of honorary organizations as well as academic honorary groups. TV QSERTOOK Beyond the stereotypical mold . . . If a student needed information about the Greek social scene, he could plant himself on the West Mall and read the many t-shirts advertising upcoming events. T-shirts publicized many Greek parties, and as a result, students did not realize the extent of Greek involvement in other activities. " We are fighting a stereotyped image, " Kelley Kenney, business senior and Alpha Phi member, said. " I think that people don ' t look past the letters to see who the person is and what the person is involved in. " " Greeks have been working hard to improve their image on campus and to inform the public that we are more responsible than they give us credit for, " Kevin Jessing, bio-chemistry sophomore and Delta Sigma Phi member, said. Due to the competitive rush system at the University, Greeks comprised only about 10% of the student population. Despite their small numbers, Greeks were active in many organizations. " We have members in 105 different student organizations on campus, " Joal Cannon, government-pre-law junior and Alpha Delta Pi member, said. " Independents don ' t think we are very visible since many of our big projects are done for our own philanthropies in the community and not always on campus. " " I ' ve been here eight years, and it ' s my impression that Greeks are not particularly active in organizations outside of their own, " Jeff Hunt, graduate student in history, said. However, Greeks could be found in virtually every student organization. Many Greeks were members of honorary organizations as well as academic honorary groups, and 30 fraternity and sorority members were selected as Outstanding Students or Goodfellows in 1988. " We have someone on almost every committee, " Cliff Vrielink, Plan II sophomore and Delta Sig member, said. " Most of us join a club together as a group and, because we have fun in it together, we continue to participate in it. " Upon discovering Greek involvement, some students changed their pre-conceived opinions. " The perception I had of the Greek community coming into this job was incorrect, " Mike Fannin, Daily Texan News Editor and communications sophomore, said. " Greeks are active in the community and that was suprising to me. " " I ' d say that there is a definite trend toward more involvement in student organizations due to the recent increase in interaction between the University and the Greek system, " David Ruth, English-finance junior and Tau Kappa Epsilon member, said. " Greeks are becoming more visible to UT as a whole. " by Chrissi Noyd FRATERNITIES EDITED BY CHRISSI NOYD SORORITIES EDITED BY BEVERLY MULLINS Greeks 395 PANHELLENIC COUNCIL The Panhellenic Council at the University took two major steps in 1988. After 20 years, the sororities registered as campus organizations. Some people perceived the move not to register in 1968 as an avoidance of the anti-discriminatory clause on the reg- istration form. However, that clause was only one of five requirements, including the stip- ulation that campus organization membership be limited to students, faculty and staff, thus posing a problem for sorority alumnae. Another obstacle was finding a University advisor who had been initiated and could attend meetings as required. According to Panhellenic Advisor Evelyne Bennett, since the main point of registering was to gain use of University facilities, and since the sororities had gradually moved off campus and become self-governed, Panhellenic chose not to register. Panhellenic continued to enjoy a friend- ly relationship with the administration. But Bennett said campus registration was talked about off and on for the next 20 years. On Nov. 17, 1986, President William Cun- ningham appointed a commission to study the goals of student fraternal organizations, includ- ing the status of the off-campus sororities. As a result of the commission ' s report, issued on Oct. 9, 1987, Panhellenic, backed by a united alumnae group, decided it was in the best interest of the organizations to register. But even before that decision was made, Panhellenic decided to implement an open rush program. Closed rush had been a tradition fairly unique to the University since 1904. Open rush would allow any girl who registered with Pan- hellenic to attend all sorority houses during first round without regard to specific invitations. The closed rush program required that a rushee have an invitation to attend a particular house. According to Panhellenic Council President Christine Yura, accounting junior, many people thought that registration with the University would make open rush inevitable. " The two steps appeared to go hand-in-hand, but they were very separate issues, " Yura said. " Open rush was a Panhellenic Council issue, discussed since October and approved in De- cember. The University registration was voted on in January but had been talked about for over a year. It was talked about strictly with each sorority president and advisor. " Council registers with L7] after a 20 year absenc lr n " It was a good thing that we made the open rush decision ourselves before we even reg- istered. It looks better be cause we did it for ourselves not because the University suggested it. " Yura said one of the main reasons open rush passed was the declining number of rushees. However, the number was not expected to fluc- tuate in 1989 simply because not enough girls, especially small town girls, would be informed about the new opportunities provided by open rush. Similarity, immediate results in integrating the sororities were not expected. " Honestly, I think we ' ll get bad press after rush because some people think sororities will be integrated now, " Yura said. " The intentions are to eventually reach that but they, the people outside the system, have to see it realistically. We ' ve been the same for so long, and we just took two big steps. We ' ll just take it slowly and not expect too much too soon. " by Beverly Mullins 396 Pan) cllrnic Council Muh.icl Sir. THE MORE, THE MERRIER: Floats draped with mt bers of sororities and fraternities were the order of the da the Round-Up Parade. PREPARATION: Members of Panhellenic Council look over hand-outs prior to a meeti TORCHBEARER: Delta Gamma member Margaret Buttemiller, liberal arts sophomore, carries the torch for the Delta Gamma Sigma Alpha Mu Round-Up float. WEIGHING THE ISSUES: The Panhellenic Council discusses the advantages and disadvantages of registering with the Uni- versity. FRONT ROW: Colette Griffith. Quinine Marie Yura. Holly Etta Brewer BACK ROW: Allison Jones, Eveiyne Bennett, Deborah Lynn Roth. Panhellenic Cou icil 397 ALPHA CHI OMEGA For the past two years Alpha Chi Omega has spent its time a little dif- ferently from other sororities. In addition to its annual philanthropy project and regular social functions, the University chapter also partic- ipated in Alpha Chi Omega ' s National Chal- lenge Program the Challenge to Excellence. " Each year the National directors choose six of the best chapters to participate. The idea is to pick a few areas that we feel could possibly be better and then set goals, " Kristi Warren, eco- nomics senior, said. National chapter provid impetus for improvemei Two years ago, a National officer was sent to meet with the sorority. This officer recommend- ed some broad categories to work on, such as scholarship, and helped the chapter set up spe- cific guidelines for improvement. Upon completion, the chapter sent a report to the National Council which then met in July to review the report. If the Council approved the report, the chapter received a trophy for meeting the Challenge to Excellence. " It ' s considered a great honor to be chosen and an achievement to meet the goals, " Jennifer Piskun, psychology junior, said. As part of the chapter ' s goals for reacl| excellence, Alph Chi Omega was given National Council award for Financial Man] ment. The Alpha Chi ' s also received the tional Rush award for 1986. by Beverly Mullins GIRL TALK: Sheri Won, Laura Schneider and Mya (I break away from their dares to talk about the ever| events. - m 398 Alpha Chi Omega 1 TAKE A BITE: Kim King, business freshman, helps her date, Justin Boswell, business fresh- man, sample the hors d ' oeuvre at the Alpha Chi Omega formal. Julie Allison Leslie Anderson Lisa Anderson Nazey Azimpoor Jacqueline Binion Sharon Bondies Christi Boswell Deborah Burris Kimberlee Butler Neely Carter Sharon Christian Kelli Culp Mya Cutler Katherine Deschner Stephanie Dugger Dcnise Ferrari Debbie Fritz Joanna George Laura Hagan Cindy Harper Kelly Harvey Lee Ann Hinson Sandra Holub kim Hopkins Ronda Hughes Hollen Johnson Carrie Lynn Jones Allison Kelso AJpha Chi Omega 399 ALPHA CHI OMEGA SAY CHEESE: A group of Alpha Chi Omega girls strike a party pose for a picture at their formal. FRONT ROW: Knsti Alain Warren, Krisuru Kaye Schindler. BACK ROW Laurie Ann Teecer, Kathryn Conntrll Moody, Angela Denise Hmojosa. Kimberly King Kari Kloesel Laura Lindquist Lisa Luttrull Lisa Marshall Susan McConnell Stacey Michael Jennifer Mishler Julie Monday Kim Monday Kelly Moore Sheri Nott Mellette Ocera Georgy Ann Papadakes Rosemary Parish Jennifer Piskun Dana Podsednik Laurellen Ratliff Elizabeth Reding Kathy Reynolds Christy Ruysenaars Christina Sadler Kristina Schindler Nicole Schmittou Laura Schneider I.cslee Sparkes Maria Stewart Desiree Stich Shelley Taylor Jenice Thornton Frances Tompkins Lorrie Tonn Wende Waldrop Kori Ann Ward Kristi Ward Kristi Warren Lara White Tamme Wilkes Lime Williams Jennifer Wydra ) Alpha Chi Omega ' irst annual fashion show ilghlights founders week When Alpha Kappa Alpha announced its 1st annual fashion show on Feb. 19, students Id non-students, male and female, piled into lifts Auditorium to watch AKA at its best. The leme was ' A Night of Fashion. ' And a night of lihion it was as models dazzled the audience .th casual, evening and formal wear. The show was a presentation of the latest lihions and designs from stores such as Yar- Ig ' s, Augustus Max, Banana Republic and lecialized works of designer Andre Terry. Sev- lal members of other black campus organ- litions joined AKA in modeling these stunning Jihions, including one other sorority and three luernities. " The Fashion show was very successful and Je plan for it to become a campus-wide activity with participants from more organizations. We were really pleased with the turnout and hope to make it an annual affair, " President Kim Ag- new, education senior, said. The Fashion Show was just one of many events of AKA ' s Founders Week. The week started out with a Founders Day Program held on Sunday, Feb. 14. Other events included the showing of the film Imitation of Life and the annual dating game. While AKA set aside a week to recognize their founders, they made a special point of remembering the community throughout the OFFICERS: FRONT ROW Nitole Dawn Brewer, Jackie- D Preston. SEC- OND ROW Raquel Eleanor Mohl, Deanna Beverly Dewbetry, Iris Lynn Grecian. BACK ROW: Kimberly Chetice Agnew, Tana Rene Randolph. Andrea Elaine Bardwell. ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA year. " We try to do at least one service project a month. We ' ve worked with Big Broth- ers and Sisters of Austin, AKA for Africa and teenaged girls across Austin. We try and trigger our service to the community because it is important that we make a difference in the community as well as on campus, " Nicole Brewer, marketing sophomore, said. " Alpha Kappa Alpha prides itself on its service and dedication to the community. It is more than a social organization and it creates a long-lasting bond of sisterhood, " Raquel Mohl, marketing sophomore, said. by ReShonda Tate w Kimberly Agnew Karen Armscead Kathryn Arnold Andrea Bardwell Adrienne Bell Kathryn Bennett Vicki B Ian ton Janice Bradley Meta Bradley Nicole Brewer Daphne Burton Sandra Carr Deanna Dewberry Teresa Henderson Sonji Herron Tammy Jacobs Mia Knight Irvinee Marcelous Raquel Mohl Tatia Randolph Sonja Ross Faith Stone Traci Washington Thea Williams Alpha Kappa Alpha 40 1 ALPHA DELTA PI Fundraiser brings touc of Las Vegas to evenin The atmosphere sparkled with the bright gleam of poker chips and the tense quiet of gamblers concentrating on their cards. The stakes were high and the setting was so realistic that one almost expected Frank Sinatra or Bob Hope to waltz in and place a bet. " Poker Tournament, " the annual fundraiser for the Alpha Delta Pi sorority, may have had its share of winners and losers, but the miniature Las Vegas party was all in the name of the Ronald McDonald House, ADPi ' s national phi- SWEPT OFF HER FEET: Sonja Ridgway, public relations senior, and her date Larry L. Corbin take a break from dancing. lanthropy. The chapter raised over $1500 to send to their national organization which combined the funds with other chapter ' s money and then distributed the total to various Ronald McDonald Houses across the nation. To enter the tourney cost $25 for each player with groups eligible for a discount. Approx- imately 125 people participated in the extrav- aganza March 3 at the Waller Creek Hotel. " I think it ' s neat we raised so much money, and that the guys had fun doing it, too, " Laura Denney, education junior, said. Every pa rticipant received a prize and a t- shirt. Local community businesses donated prizes ranging from dinners for two to a shotgun worth $1000. The grand prize was an expense paid weekend trip for two to the McCoy Las Vegas. Two different card games were played in poker tournament: the classic five card c and, of course, seven card stud. All of the de; and waitresses at the tournament were A members. The group advertised at the frater houses for participants to come play poker help raise money. " It was exciting to see how everyone wa willing to help raise money, " Laurie Dill communication junior, said. by Elaine Lamm ? 402 Alpha Delta Pi I JUST LIKE LAS VEGAS: Mark Sweet, business sophomore, and guest Tim Hogan anxiously wait for Katherine Alexander, business sophomore, to deal the winning hand. Katherine Alexander Stephanie Algar Natasha Anderson Laura Bailey Michele Barber Jackie Beckwith Lisa Befort Keri Bergin Annette Beynon Leslie Bohl Audrey Burks Joal Cannon Ami Christopher Sarah Glower Laura Collins Hearher Curran Joy Dailey Melissa Danney Jill Denney Amy Drew Dianna Duke Kerrie Duncan Elisabeth Earle Kara Erwin Alpha Delta Pi 403 ALPHA DELTA PI FRONT ROW: Gillian Galbrairh, Holly Ann Hechler, Lauren Lynne Rich- ardson, Christine Marie Curran. SECOND ROW: Sheila Anne Schumann, Sonja Carson Ridgway, Dana Robin Stag. Julie Anne Newport, Jennifer Louise Horan BACK ROW: Gina Gentry, Carol Ann Harris, Colette Griffith. Debbie Flaherty Allison Freeman Gillian Galbraith Maryanna Gillespie Susan Gillette Jennifer Graves Amanda Griffin Julie Griffin Collette Griffith Wendy Hanson Carol Harris Lee Ann Hill Heather Holman Jennifer Horan Traci Hunke Cheryl Hurta Wendi Johnson Julie Knowlton Maela Kothmann Beth Leshikar Courtney McAninch Meianie McCaU Shelli Mueller Julie Newport Anna Patterson Kelly Porter Kim Preslar Julie Reeves Sonja Ridgway Sherrie Rudy Michelle Ruth Anne Sager Vanderlyn Schmid Anne Schumann Julie Sheeler Stacey Simmons Michelle Sorokwasz Jennifer Stevens Carrie Sweeton Amy Thomas Dina Thomas Jill Todd Tanya Tsirigotis Kristy Wieland Eli abeth Wiggins Flectwood Wilson Christianna Woods Keltic Jo Woodward 404 Alpha Delta Pi Girls develop friendships with Austin first graders ALPHA EPSILON PHI Instant gratification. It was a phrase often used to characterize the infamous attitudes of the Eighties. But was also the feel- ing Alpha Epsilon Phi had when volunteering with first grade students at the Blackshear El- ementary School. " That place puts me in the best mood, " Michelle Swango, interior design junior, said of the school. Blackshear received support from the sorority through the Austin Adopt-a-School Program. Under the direction of the Austin Independ- ent School District, volunteer groups first adopt- ed a class, then a grade and finally an entire school. The program targeted drop-out pre- vention, incentives for grades and attendence and morale boosters for teachers as well as for the students. Starting in the spring of 1988, AE Phi mem- bers spent time each week with their first grade class at Blackshear. Children were visited one- on-one by their " listening friends, " who brought them lunch and read and played with them. Some AE Phis were also matched with older children at the school. The sorority helped the children prepare for standardized tests and then threw a party for them after the tests. Additional activities included organizing a pic- nic and an Easter Egg Hunt. " It ' s enabled us to have more than just par- ties to think about, " philanthropic chairwoman Kim Oster, marketing junior, said. " Everyone loves the little kids and wants to go to the school. " AE Phi president Susie Berkowitz, finance junior, said working on projects for the children brought the sorority closer together. Blackshear Elementary, a priority school of AISD, had many children from economically distressed and broken families. Marilyn Rau, education junior, said of the children hunting eggs, " They are so needy, the first thing they thought about was eating them, not saving or playing with them. " " You don ' t realize how lucky you are until you see these kids, " Stacy Bennett, marketing junior, said. " It makes you want to give. " by Kelley Rose Mktucl Monti ROUND AND ROUND IT GOES: Scott Ghertner, business sophomore, and Lisa Kottwitz, speech communication junior, play on the merry-go-round at the AE Phi Casual. Alpha Epsilon Phi 40 1 ) ALPHA EPSILON PHI HEAD ABOVE THE REST: Cori Blumentrwl and Taryn Sonik get a boost from their dates John Bowlin and Dacus Lindsey at the Alpha Epsilon Phi casual at thf Pleasant Valley Sportsplex. Robin Atonson Jennifer Averbuch Wendy Berk Susan Berkowitz Rachel Brotsky Carrie Camin Janette Cukierman Stephanie Fastow Tammy Feir Adrea Feldman Stephanie Feuer Donna Fox Lisa Friedman Robyn Friedman Tame Gralnick Julie Gurwitz 4(Xj Alpha Epsilon Phi HERE ' S TO YOU: Trad Kelfer, Crew Stewart and Roxana Keller toast the success of the Alpha Epsilon Phi formal in the Capital Marriott ballroom. JAM-PACKED: AE Phi ' s and their dates crowd onro the dance floor to party at the sorority ' s casual on April 16. FRONT ROW: Lisa Michelle Eafcer, Lonn Elizabeth Goldman, Stacy Leigh Shushan, Julie Ann Rockoff . SECOND ROW: Slacy Joanne Bennett, Deborah Lynn Shalet, Susan Lara Berktnviu, Marilyn Debbie Rau. BACK ROW: Marcie Ka Baker, Dibra Kae Laves Lisa Halpenn Valerie Horwitz Katherine Hursr Mandy Karp Viki King Lisa Kottwitz Jackie Lain Jennifer Langberg Debbie Lav es Carol Levin Meredith Marcuis Marci Margolin Dena Miller Sara Morel Allison Newar Marilyn Rau Julie Shaftel Melissa Schepps Lisa Selbst Deborah Shalet Naomi Sheldon Tracy Silna Stetani Silverberg Nicole Silverstein Jodi Stern Stephanie Train Shani Unrerhalter Michelle Wachsman Cammi Weller Stephanie Weprin Lindsay Wilk Wendi Zucker Alpha Epsilon Phi 407 T ALPHA GAMMA DELTA Teeter-tottering raise Juvenile Diabetes fund Social life is a mainstay for sorority girls. Yet, philanthropic activities also gave the girls a chance to work together while supporting a good cause. All sororities choose a national beneficiary, however, Alpha Gamma Delta was the first sorority to establish a national philanthropy. In 1979, they focused their attention on children and adopted the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation as the official beneficiary of their financial support and service. At the University, the Epsilon Delta Chapter of Alpha Gamma Delt a supported Juvenile Diabetes through two different activities. During the fall semester, the chapter vol- unteered their time to help organize the Austin JDF Walk-a-thon, held at Town Lake. Alpha Gams cheered on the walkers, registered and checked in participants, collected money and distributed t-shirts. " It was neat to see all the people there to help Juvenile Diabetes, " Kristen Aston, organiza- tional communication junior, said. In the spring semester, Alpha Gam held its first teeter-totter-a-thon for the JDF children. The Alpha Gams built their own teeter-totter and kept it going for 48 hours. Each girl teeter- tottered for an hour with a male partner. Alpha Gam wanted to have children particij in the event, yet for the present, each girl we continue to ask a guy to be her partner. Each member collected pledges for the J Alpha Gamma Delta hoped to raise thr four thousand dollars for the teeter-totter-a-t and to make it an annual event. " Just teeter-tottering for an hour did monotonous, but for the JDF kids, it wouk worth doing next year, " Jessica Vincent, ternational business freshman, said. by Elaine Lamm TEETER-TOTTERING ALONG: Alpha Gamma Delta servo refreshment! to participanti who exerted their energy teeter-tottering the entire afternoon for Juvenile Diabete . 408 Alpha (iamma Delta ' .:: FRONT ROW. Mary Kay Cook, St-ay Lynn Patterson. Shana Suzanne Smith. Brenda Sue Orchard. SECOND ROW: Lyndall Cabanne Link. Lisa Rae Nathanson, Amy Louise Mitchell, Jankc Mane Finej-an LAST ROW. Anne Clare Schmidt, Jennifer Elizabeth Sctxt. Chen Lee C nun Martha Ann Airhart Lindsay Ayres Jill Barnett Lara Bcrdan Paige Beyer Jennifer Bosture Blair Brantley Kelli Bucy Rebecca Calldwell Cheri Canon Kim Carson Nancy Chapman Stephanie Chininis Kathleen Cody Elizabeth Cook Mary Cook Chryssa Crouch Cynthia Crouch Karen Currie Mar ' Darlington Saarah Jane Delano Suzanne Edmiston M onica Fekete Heidi Felker Janice Finegan Gabby Franco Martha Franco Helaine Freed Tracy Fuller Larissa Gaston Alyssa Gilmore Niccol Graf Renee Hainebach Kelly Hakes Tammy Heman Stephanie Hight Alexandra Holt Kari Hon Tricia Hughes Jennifer Johnson Kim Kruger Kelly Kuenn Sundi Kunne Erika Kulpa Kristin Lanning Honee Lee Diane LeVine Lyndall Link Alpha Gamma Delta ALPHA GAMMA DELTA MEAL FOR MOM: Alpha Gams Stacy Sheridan, business sophomore, and Jennifer Johnson, liberal arts sophomore, treat their moms to an outdoor brunch for the annual Mom ' s Day celebration. Anne Markwardt Rachel Marusak Denise McCue Julie McDougall Kimberly Meek Marcie Merriell Amy Mitchell Lisa N;uhanson Bridget Nedwed AlexAnndra Ontra Linda O ' Renick Stacy Patterson DLayne Peeples | am ie Pledger Laurie Renfro Alesia Reynolds Tami Richards Gina Ritter Sheila Robertson Shelley Sampson Anne Schmidt Michele Schmitz Clarissa Scott Jennifer Scott Stacy Sheridan Andrea Simpson Julie Smith Shana Smith Sydney Smith Jill Snow Willene Speck Karen Speed Trish Stevenson Brenda Stewart Renee Streza Jill Tarver Christina Toups Vicki Veigel Lisa Volpe Dina Weaver Mo,. |}. Mai nluai.i. ' ' - " " Karen Westerman Luci Williams Courtney Wimberly Connie Wright Susan Yang Laura Zinnecker 410 Alpha Gamma Delta T riigh roller ' atmosphere terrains Alpha Phi Dads l ith the approach of Dad ' s Day came the |:h for entertainment which the girls as well I heir families could enjoy. Although this I 1 presented a difficult task, the Alpha Phis d the solution in an activity that appealed l.rtually every age group: gambling. |My parents felt like they were in Las Ve- | ' Suzanne Atkins, marketing senior, said. " high roller " atmosphere was created at I Alpha Phi House during Dad ' s Day Casino Ilit, Nov. 13. Members, pledges and little Ihers contributed to the success of the event. |We utilized our resources wisely. Every as- of our sorority was used, " Stacey |rdman, Spanish junior, said. Phis planned Casino Night as a fun- draiser for the chapter philanthropy, the Amer- ican Heart Association, as well as the main party of Dad ' s Day Weekend. The little brothers, known as Ivy Leaguers, played the roles of dealers for the various games. " We had everything from ' Wheel of For- tune ' to roulette, " promotions chairperson Janet Roach, communications sophomore, said. Par- ticipants were given about $ 100,000 in chips to begin, and any chips remaining at the end of the evening could be used to bid in an auction for prizes. MEETING AND GREETING: Stacey Folley and Celma Moo-Penn introduce their dates Mike Koroscik and Ross Dates at the Forget-Me-Not Formal. ALPHA PHI Alpha Phis had previously enjoyed casino theme parties for the chapter only, but felt that the idea would carry over well with the whole family. " It was something parents could enjoy doing with their kids. My father and I made a lot of money and then lost it all in blackjack, " Kelly Alexander, finance senior, said. Additional activities for Alpha Phi included intramural sports, Phi Kappa Psi Field Day, a car wash with Pi Kappa Phi benefitting Mothers Against Drunk Drivers and several impromptu Date Dashes after Monday meetings. by Kelley Rose Kelly Alexander Shelly Armstn Suzanne Atkins John McConnico Michelle Barrett Emily Bayless Stephanie Bittner Elaine Blaisdell Stacey Boardman Erin Bohinsky Tracy Bolz Robin Bradley Marian Brancaccio ALPHA PHI FRONT ROW: Ruih Lueilen Rathgebet, Catherine Elaine Blaisdetl, Sucry Diane Boaidman. SECOND ROW: Suzanne Atkins, Pennelopye Lynn Atkins, KeUy dthleen Kenney, Pa- ' V (4 ' tricia Shay Huff. Jackie Burgen Katrina Burger Deborah Callen Gina Cho Teri Cockerill Nanq Conklin Maria DeCesare Rachel Dickens Laura Drobnitch Stacy Drum Melissa Dutton Laura Dye August Farnsworth Jennifer Fielder Stacy Folley Vana Ford Rebecca Fox Lara Freeburger Kristen Frost Michelle Germane Debbie Goodrich Andrea Grace Kristin Gray Lynnette Gulley Kathryn Gumfory Petra Hallermann Elizabeth Haralson Jennifer Harrell Mary Ann Harrison Patricia Huff Serin Jensen Kelly Kenney Terri Knight Melissa Knox Kelley Kobe Kamala Kvinta Erin Lang Amy Lange Bethi Lee Julie Mahan Oslem Mahmood Melinda Mann Anne Markle Chanida Markle Julie McCorkle Mary McLaugh ' Sharon Moebes Olina Moo-Pei 412 Alpha Phi IT ' S CANDID CAMERA: Elisha Moore, communication sophomore, and her date Mark Anderson liberal arts freshman, take a breather after a ttip to the dance floor during the Alpha Phi formal. FRONT ROW. Douglas Reagan t)ooley. Kt-vin Timothy Heineman, Adolt ' o C. De U Gar a. William Chame Weaver, Christopher Glenn Kersey. BACK ROW: Ross Alvin Petree, Jym Travis Daniel, Joe Brewer Basmger, John Banks Hofmann, Gregory Clinton Sullivan Nathan Alan Crowell. Katherine Mosley Carol Nemir Jenelle Nolan Chrissi Noyd Gina Null Sarah Peck Angela Pence Karen Peterson -. Terri Pietrzak Cheryl Potter Leigh Quebedeaux Beth Ramp Ruth Richmond Janet Roach Star Rowlett Susan Saxon Anneke Schroen Nora Scollard Tina Scoville Tracy Sears Jennifer Settle Jennifer Shaw Mary Simmons Jennifer Smith Sheri Smothers Nancy Speilman Amy Stewart Kerrie Summerfield Stacey Thulin Valerie Wilmoth Michelle Wooley Carmel York Alpha Phi 413 ALPHA XI DELTA Alpha Xi Delta celebrat 2 5 years of Beta Alph For the Alpha Xi Deltas, 1988 marked the 25th anniversary of the chap- ter ' s recolonization at the University. After a 17-year absence from the University, the Beta Alpha Chapter returned in 1965 under the direction of Alpha Xi Delta alumnae and collegiates from other chapters. The chapter celebrated with an anniversary dinner at its house, April 25. " We invited the team that recolonized 25 years ago and all the alumni we could, " Janet Mallory, international business junior, said. . The chapter was especially anxious to show off the redecoration renovation of their house to visiting alumnae. Improvements to the house included new landscaping, interior design, fur- niture and a swimming pool. " In the 25 years since our recolonization, Alpha Xi Delta has really grown. We ' re really excited to have alums come in who haven ' t visited in some time, " Mallory said. In addition to the usual mixers and matches, Ipha Xi hosted several theme parties through- out the year. Their fall casual entitled " Under the Big Top " featured a circus-type setting, with concession vendors and live animals. The spring semester was full of activities including the Annual Pink Rose Party which utilized a New Orleans theme and was subtitled " Party Gras. " In April, a full weekend of fes- tivities honored mothers at the annual Mom ' s Day celebration. The chapter went all out by throwing a wine and cheese party on Friday night and concluded with a brunch and fashion show on Saturday. That same weekend was also the chap Founder ' s Day, so additional ceremo honored the first Alpha Xi Delta chaj founded in 1893 at Lombard College in Illii| FRONT ROW Dina Langone, Kindra Anne Brooks. Heather Lyn Beauchamp, Victoria Anne Young. SECOND ROW: Tracey Geraldme Blacker, Melissa Ann Rios. Deborah Lynn Roth. Cari Lauren Lowe BACK ROW: Jacquelyn Ann Condon, Janet Gail MalJory. Lisa Dolores Brooke, Jacqui Ilene Lambert. Fay iye Allen Carrie Altman Kellie Bailey Robyn Baker Kathryn Ball Joyce Bammel Becky Bartosh Alissa Baum Heather Beauchamp Tracey Blacker Rurh Blumenthal Elizabeth Bond Terri Boriack Suzanna Bosarge Christine Bremer Cynthia Brightwell Lisa Brooke Kindra Brooks Marilynne Brooks Debra Brown Tracy Brown Carla Buckner Elizabeth Caldcleugh Lynn Campanaro 414 PARTY MARDI GRAS STYLE: Guest Jim McClain holds Kercida Foreman, government sophomore, above the crowd for a better view of the festivities. Kathryn Chapman Jamie demons Christine Clifford Lori Cote Jacquelyn Condon Lisa Cox Cindy Crawtord Rosary Cuello Mary Ana Cunnin Ashley Davis Robin Davis Suzanne Dennis Brenda Donnelly Andrea Dooley Sabrina Edwards Kristin Eichelberger Claire Ellington Cheri Entzminger Vale Farrar Kercida Foreman Sandra Galvis Samantha Gammage Karen Graves Christie Gray Patricia Green Kathleen Gribschaw Jennifer Gutowsky Kimberly Heliste Leslie Henges Kristi Hey Alpha Xi Delta 4 15 ALPHA XI DELTA Michelle Hinojosa Amy Hodge Denise Hosey Michelle Hurford Leah Hussey Stacey Huston Annemarie Hutchins Jennifer Jackson Jennifer Jamieson Whitney Jones Jennifer Kehlet Janet Koza Jacqi Lambert Dina Langone Nancy Lavin Ann Lenox Jennifer Lesch Cari Lowe Regina Lucci Janet Mallory Karen Matera Lisa McGuinness Kathleen Meilahn Linda Menn Carrie Miles Genevieve Miller Stephanie Mueller Mary Oldham Kara Oishi Mary Ostroot Jacquie Ostrowidzki Stephanie Patten Dena Pentecost Alexis Philbin Leticia Pina Jill Plankinton Holly Proter Denisha Raulsron Kirsten Reed Les Rios Melisssa Rios Deborah Roth Suzanne Roth Jane Scott Pamela Sementilli Tamara Sequeira Kimberly Shoulders Pamela Singleton Katherine Sinkin Elaine Stewart Carrie Stiffler Karen Stroud Holly Sulak Renee Thrasher Kelly Urbanec Valerie Vetters Karen Vinklarek Vikki Vondracek Mary Wolf Beth Wood Cindy Woodard Julie Woodward Victoria Young Lisa X.clonish 416 Alpha Xi Delta unual celebration allows ;irls to escape city life CHI OMEGA the girls enjoyed pre-celebration activities such as sailing, canoeing or picnicing. Lea Hogan, journalism junior, said " Some people even came by boat to the party, which allowed them to enjoy the party and escape the crowd by leaving for a boat ride, " Camp Chi-O was geared towards a camp- Fhe Phi Gamma Delta Lakehouse on Lake stin was the prime location for the annual ing Camp Chi-O celebration. Chi Omega I been preparing for the event since early uary. On April 22 the bash began. 3uses were chartered for transportation to the ty and back. Aside from the party most of ground atmosphere. Though the party did not include overnight stays, the lake and darkness created a camp-like setting. Laura Kauachi, finance junior, said, " It brings out a certain kind of camping feeling. " The tradition of Camp Chi-O was to wel- come the summer season before finals began. The party ' s secluded setting also helped eve- ryone escape city life. " It is a fantastic party. It ' s casual, it ' s fun and most of all you get the opportunity to spend time with your close friends, " Shannon Mur- phy, finance sophomore, said. The evening would not have been complete, however, without the infamous tradition of be- ing thrown into the lake after dancing into the early morning. This tradition stemmed from another sorority ' rite ' which called for everyone to get wet at any party where there is a sur- rounding body of water. " It seems like everyone eventually ends up in the lake, but no one seems to mind. It ' s all part fun at Camp Chi-O, " Kauachi said. by Kiki Tsakalakis BACK TO NATURE: Gary Young, Lynne Smith, Kim Camp and Greg Wright relax at the Camp Chi-O celebration Apr. 22. DRESSED TO THE HILT: Tres Green, Ann Conner, Scott Funk and Connie Johnson take in the atmosphere at the Chi Omega Formal March 25. John McConnico Chi Omega 417 CHI OMEGA FRONT ROW: Susan Kaihken Eubank. Mary Michele Medlock, Kim Ann Coleman. BACK ROW: Krisiine Marie Antell, Winifred Ann Adams, Miriam Leigh Heckmann. Lara Michelle Weir. Stephanie Alexander Kristine Antell .izette I Jill Bramlett Leslie Burgess Ellen Caldwell Kimberley Camp Carrie Cochrum Kim Coleman Ann Conner Donna Cox Jane Elvig Jennifer Fogg Linda Folkerth Kelley Rene Freeman Kayse Galvan Janice Green Lisa Greenwood Stephanie Groschup Deborah Harris Leigh Heckmann Melisa Herbst Carolee Hill Karen Hopkins Amy Hutson Wendy Jarvie Connie Johnson Laura Kauachi Cynthia Kelton Catherine King Diane Lambdin Gina Lambert Kathryn Landherr Danielle Landon Lisa Leigh Kelly Leonard Alison Littlefield Cynthia Mackintosh Tracy McLelland Janet McNeilly Jennifer Miller Kaylea Miller Sabrina Mro Shannon Murphy Holly Paddock Rebecca Pcnberthy Lisa Pence Caryn Phillips Lisa Pyland Stacey Redford 418 Chi Omega Debbie Reed Beth Rice Kathy Robison Shelley Roecker Judith Rutkowski Carol Schane Karen Schuhmacher Melinda Silman Karen Slaughter Catherine Lynne Smith Catherine Paige Smith Tracy Spies Kelly Stevenson Wendy Stolz I aunr Stovall Heather Swan Mindy Thompson Shetri Turner Joan Twardowski Kristi Vance Julie Van Gilder Kelly Winters Patricia Wolff Kimberly Yates Chi Omega 419 DELTA DELTA DELTA Secret location provid touch of mystery to tri Keeping a secret from sorority sis- ters is not an easily accomplished feat, but that was the point of the second annual Delta Delta Delta Destination Unknown party. Social chairwoman Wendy Newberg, RTF senior, had the task of organizing the traditional fall road trip without letting a hint slip as to where the sorority would be going. Newberg rented six buses and rounded-up the " rambunctious group " at about 8 p.m. for the mysterious ride. ' " No one knew except my roommate and my assistant, " Newberg said. " It was lots of fun, but I was worried about pulling off everything. " " All Wendy told us was that it was 45 minutes away. People bugged her, but she wouldn ' t say that ' s what made it fun, " Storey Blankenship, speech communication jun- ior, said. " When we got on 1-35 going south, everybody was trying to guess the whole way down. " But the mystery did not last long. As the buses drove closer to Selma, Texas, people start- ed to figure out that the unknown destination was Selma ' s famous Bluebonnet Palace. The evening was filled with country and western dancing and watching the in-house rodeo. However, not all of Delta Delta Delta ' s ac- tivities were such a mystery. The Tri Delts also supported two of their national philanthropies during the year. Elizabeth Allison Amy Anderson Kimberly Anderson Becky Austin Jo Lynn Austin Margaret Bane Berkeley Barfield Jane Blankenship Storey Blankenship Teresa Boehm Sheryl Boykin Beth Brock Brooke Brownfield Jennifer Burgess Susan Bynum Lori Calderoni Sarah Carignan Amanda Carlson Carrie Carter Gretchen Carter Laurie Cullen Teresa Davis Kimberlie Day Maricruz Del Villar Philanthropy chairwoman Liz Allison, history junior, said the first project was Sleigh Bell at Christmastime. The members made gifts and decorations for seriously-ill children and their parents who stay at the Ronald McDonald House. Kidnap for Knowledge, a spring project, raised money from which Tri Delt gave $500 scholarships to two University women. The rority kidnapped Austin businessmen who volunteered to call their friends to donate i som money. Members asked fathers, friends brothers to participate. by Beverly Mullins 420 Delta Delta Delta Jolene DeVito Candace Emig Beth Fenton Ellen Fowler Leslie Fowler Melissa Francis Robin Gaskamp Catherine Gilbert John McConnico FRIENDLY DEBATE: Amy Wilson, Will Newton, Danny Kearn and Carla Murillo try to decide who is the best dancer of the group. CHOPSTICKS: Beth Wilson, RTF junior, and Dan Bailey, management senior, tickle the ivories at the Delta Delta Delta Formal March 4. FRONT ROW: Jan Leslie Fawcett, Alison Thoman Buckley, Gretchcn Marie Deason. BACK ROW: Margaret Carole Potter, Katin Helene Heiscr, Leslie Marie Fowler, Delta Delta Delta 421 DELTA DELTA DELTA Kris Ann Gillis Michelle Gray Chaille Hail Jennie Hamilron Trade Hamlin Eva Harris Rebecca Harris Stacia Harris Jacqueline Hartel Kathryn Herring Heather Higbee Allison Hill Kristie Hoiubec Meredith Hurley Kristin Hutton J ill Jones Robin Kelm Kristi Kirby Kere Lawrence Ashley Logan Karen Lurcott Patty Magill Carol Mallia Kimberly Maresh Karin Marshall Carolyn McCoy Marci McGowen Ashley Mclntosh Teresa McKay Michele Meadows Kira Meissner Allison Melton Allison Meyer Kimberly Meyer Jill Moosberg Amy Morasca K.irla Murillo Melinda Nelson Connie Niemann Kelly Odom Ashley Oefinger Cari Ogle Kristine Olson Mary Patterson Kristy Ray Melissa Reynolds Julie Roberts Amy Rucas Suzy Rutledge Kimberly Schick Patricia Sheridan Allison Smith Susan Smith Lauren Street Jennifer Stroud Nicole Tatum Robin Thompson Hillary Utay Karen Valerius Kristi Way Michelle Whalen Susan Whitson Lisa Willliams Kara Workman 422 Delta Delia Delta tocdcto Members celebrate 5 successful years DELTA SIGMA THETA [Around campus, many Greek organizations aside a week in which they recognized their Jinders. This week had a different meaning for those who celebrated it. For some it meant l:hing but celebration, for others it meant hard jrk. To Delta Sigma Theta it meant both. " The purpose of our Founders Week is to lognize the struggles and accomplishments of Jr founders. These were women of high ideals |i academic standards. It is simply in re- l:mbrance of those who made it possible for us I lay, " President Sandra Phillips, broadcast | NT ROW. Hazd Beatrice Jones, Paula Yvette Baty, Toma Lavetre I row. Michelle Roshonc Anderson SECOND ROW: LaRhonda Michelle : ..nit-la Demse Foster. Cassandra Demse Ragland, Sandra Lynn :iherly Renee Baker. BACK ROW Sharon Demse Walkins, Jeane |;heal Simmons, Nita Wilson. journalism senior, said. The University ' s Epsilon Beta Chapter set aside Monday, Feb. 29 through Sunday, March 6 to celebrate their Founders Week. Activities began on Monday, with a symposium composed of prominent guest speakers, and ended with a Founders Day Observance Program on Sunday. Highlights of the week included the annual volleyball tournament between Greek organ- izations, Ladies ' Night Out and the Delta Sig- ma Theta Talent Show. " We are very proud of the participation we have had in our Founders Week activities. We would also like to thank all those who par- ticipated in our celebration of 75 years of ex- cellence, " Hazel Jones, biology-pre-pharmacy senior, said. As their founders did before them, the Epsilon Beta Chapter played an active part in serving the community. " Delta Sigma Theta has displayed excellent service in the community for many years. This year we have done such things as donated blankets to the Salvation Army, cooked Thanks- giving dinner for a needy family, helped with the student elections and worked on the Jesse Jackson campaign. We strive to be more than just a sorority. With the honor of being a Delta also comes a willingness to work hard, " Cas- sandra Ragland, chemical engineering sopho- more, said. by ReShonda Tate j .n V K Kimberly Baker Paula Baty 1 John McConnico I Karan Breaker Gwendolyn Campbell Rhonda Davis Kimberly Gee Hazel Jones Helen Newsome Sandra Phillips Rosalyn Shaw Mona Shirley Jeane Simmons Jean Simpson Belvolyn Smith Veronica Thrash Sharon Watkins Delta Sigma Theta 423 DELTA GAMMA Anchor Splash suppori Texas School for Blin As the warm summer days came to an end and school began, the members of Delta Gamma sponsored their second annual Anchor Splash. Held at the Lost Creek Country Club in Austin on September 26, the event helped the sorority raise funds for their favorite charity, the Texas School for the Blind. " The main purpose of Anchor Splash is to raise money, but it was also a lot of fun to watch, " Julie Hicks, business freshman, said. Anchor Splash was a series of water events in which various male organizations participated with the sorority. Events at Anchor Splash in- cluded inner tube races, medley relays, syn- chronized sw imming, a spirit contest and a mystery event. The mystery event this year was the " Wet T-shirt Relay, " where each member of a four-man team put on a wet t-shirt, swam a lap, took it off, and passed it to the next swimmer. " It was funny to see all those guys dog- paddling and splashing around, " Tracie Broth- ers, business sophomore, said. According to Anchor Splash chairwoman Tracy Morris, marketing senior, the participants seemed to enjoy the synchronized swimming best. " At first the guys thought the sjnchro- DINING IN STYLE: Andrew Boutotc, Leann Adams and Kristen Sanders help themselves to the buffet dinner at the Delta Gamma formal. Michelle Anderson Selina Avelar Dana Bindo Tess Bobo Brooke Boehme Glenda Boyles Tracie Brothers Leigh Busby Jill Bush Caroline Buttemiller Margaret Buttemiller Kelli Caldwell Kerri Calvert Teresa Conneli Kristi Cox Lynn Crawford Kris Crenwelge Shannon Daly Kris Daniel Lara Diedenhofen Linda Diehl LeeAnn Dodge Laura Dow Ashley Eddleman nized swimming was a joke, but it caught on fast, " she said. The money was raised through entrance fees and the Mr. Anchor Splash contest. Each group who entered Anchor Splash chose a represen- tative to participate in the Mr. Anchor Splash contest. Delta Gamma set up a booth in front of the University Co-op where the entire student body could vote. However, votes were not made by ballot, but through donations. In the end, the entrant with the most money in his name won the title of Mr. Anchor Splash. This year ' s Mr. Anchor Splash was Marty Shellist, a mem- ber of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity. After all of the events were over, Phi Kaj Pi fraternity emerged as the overall winner the competition. Although it was only the 5 ond annual Anchor Splash at the Univers other Delta Gamma chapters all over the Uni States had been sponsoring their own versi Because of the financial success and the fui provided for all, plans were quickly made another annual Anchor Splash. by Meredith W bitten 424 Delta Gamma FV ANTICIPATION: After placing their bets, party-goers anxiously await the next move of the dealer at the spring formal. FRONT ROW; Kristi Byron Johnson, Leslie Jean Rawl, Sheri Eileen Sgitcovich. Jen Rene Landfair BACK ROW: Leslie Ann Companion, Carol Lori Gilbert, Sally Catherine Vaughn. Delta Gamma 425 ' r- DELTA GAMMA Beth Fischer Kimberly Fletcher Tiffany Fletcher Tracy Fletcher Marilee Fogarty Ashley Fourt Shelli Ganson Carol Gilbert Dawn Harp Elizabeth Harris Nancy Heathcock Charlotte Hill Paige Hill Robin Hohenberger Brooke Hollowell Angela Houska Rachel Johnson Nancy Kaderli Heather Kehoe Kimberly Killebrcw Marci Knight Tracy Mabry Amy Mauidin Alana McCracken Rhonda Miller Mindy Myers Monica Neumann Susan Newman Dabney Ohler Lauren Osorio Amber Ostrander 426 Delta Gamma LOADED WITH LE1S, Leigh Busby, business freshman, James McSpadden, liberal arts junior, and Lisa Perry, government freshman, sip exotic drinks at the Delta Gamma Luau. HULA, HULA! A group of Delta Gammas and their dates, decked out in beach attire, dance to the luau tunes. SHARING A JOKE, Berry Gibson, aerospace engineering senior, Lee Ann Dodge, liberal arts sophomore, Tess Bobo, pre-med junior, and Brent Butler, business sophomore, take a break from the lively luau scene. Melissa Packard Lisa Perry Angela Petersen Kalen Pieper Dawn Pitzer Leigh Pohlmeier Melissa Popp Allison Posey Terresa Potsavich Julia Pulliam Carrie Randall Leslie Rawl Julie Rester Kristi Rogers Jenny Sanders Michelle Seeligson Sheri Sgitcovich Ashly Shadwick Sammie Smith Stephanie Smith Kay Sponscller Shannon Storms Joanne Stuhmer Stacey Swan Jennifer Swanson Charissa Taylor Carol Thomas Laura Underwood Sally Vaughn Kay Vincent Monica Walker Whitney Watson Jane Wells Demse West Heidi Westerfield Elizabeth White Mary Whitman Lara Williams Rebecca Wohlt Julia Wommack Delta Gamma 427 DELTA PHI EPSILON Chapter initiates action: straying from tradition: Delta Phi Epsilon broke more than a few traditions to become one of the most progressive sororities on campus. The chapter became the first to register in the fall as a campus organization and held an open rush for women of non-Jewish origin for the first time since its founding 7 1 years ago. " Segregation had gone on long enough, " Alison Spitzer, journalism senior, said. " There was some opposition . . . but it ' s been good for the sorority. " A major concern was that the chapter would lose the cultural and religious cohesiveness that bound the women together. Traditions such as prayer in Hebrew before dinner and the re gular observance of Passover, however, did not deter the pledges from integrating themselves into the Delta Phi Epsilon fold. " We share our Jewish lifestyle now, " Spitzer said. At the Chapter Retreat following the winter break, the women, both Protestant and Jewish, shared their thoughts and discussed what re- ligion meant to themselves and the chapter. " It was a moving experience that brought us to- gether in a way we didn ' t expect, " Spitzer said. Delta Phi Epsilon ' s newest tradition, how- ever, did not involve women or culture. D Phi E ' s Diamond Dudes was a group of men honored by the chapter for their support. " The little brothers came through when we needed them, " Spitzer said. The sorority also kept up its standards in other ways. Delta Phi Epsilon had the highest grade point average among registered sororities at the University. The chapter ' s philanthropic activities includ- ed Balloon Ascension, a lofty program held every year at the begining of Round-Up. Par ticipants buy a balloon for a dollar which goes t Cystic Fibrosis. Over 3000 were set free at th Parade, and the owner of the balloon whic travelled farthest received a prize. The real spirit of Delta Phi Epsilon was bes summarized by Spitzer who said, " We stud hard, party hard, and, man, are we tough! " by Beverly Mullins COOLING OFF: Hotel security men put a halt to plans by Delta Phi Epsilon members ' dates to wade into the lobby fountain during the spring formal March 26. Diane Aron Marni Berkowitz Dina Bernstein Brooke Biro Alyssa Brown Robin Cororve Michelle Cweren Monica Dziubek Suzi Eisenfeld Lori Gerson Sheryl Green Grace Gunsberg Felicia Harris Deborah Kimmelman Andra Larson Tina Ledergerber Cookie Lehman Holly Levin Helen Levine Deborah Lotstein Sherry Newman Wendy Pomeramz Lori Sales 428 Delta Phi Ep ilon Miriam Schwan Debora Simon Louise Sklar Ann Solomon Allison Spitzer Stephanie Tuvlin Muhati Monti PUT YOUR DUKES UP: Amy Katch and Albert Morel joke about the aggressive stance of the human size balloon Godzilla during the Delta Phi Epsilon formal, March 26. TOUCHDOWN: Martin Sobol and Marni Berkowitz demonstrate their unique danc- ing styles at the spring format. SLOW DANCING: Diane Aron, RTF junior, and Smitty Vermeer, aerospace engineering junior, share a tender moment. Delta Phi Epsilon 429 GAMMA PHI BETA Greek Festival involve; alumnae and communir UT Panhellenic actives and alum- nae as well as other Panhellenic alumnae were brought together at the Gamma Phi Beta house for the first time this year. The Gamma Phis hosted a Greek Fall Festival, Nov. 7, to give all Panhellenic collegiates and alumnae a chance to mingle and raise money for their respective philanthropies. Each group sponsored a booth and sold any- thing from the Gamma Phi parents group ' s baked goods to the Kappa Kappa Gamma alumnae group ' s caladiums. However, sorority alumnae, actives and par- ents were not the only participants. Three com- mercial artists and a jeweler came to sell their work as well. Among the artists was Mary Curtis, a designated Texas Sesquicentennial Art- ist whose work sold upwards of $ 1,500. The Gamma Phi booth raised over $1,000 which was allocated to the sorority ' s philan- thropy, Camp Seshelt in Columbia, Vancouver, and to the Annie Hill fund. The Hill fund was named after the first house mother at UT ' s Alpha Zeta chapter of Gamma Phi Beta and was established to help collegiate members with financial difficulties. UNDER THE STARS: Gamma Phis and their dates dance under lighted trees in the Atrium at Waller Creek Hotel to the tunes of Bob Popular. Jill Anderson Debbie Beckmeyer Melissia Black Sharon Boyd Carol Brymer Michelle Byron Jennifer Campbell Julie Cannon Kimberly Carpenter Camilla Catlin LeeAnn Cole Erica Dean Michelle Fisk Kelly Flinn Mary Foster Carla Fraga Lisa Hall Kristen Hansen Heather Haynes Heather Hendrix Julie Hill Kristin Kennedy Julie Kesinger Laura LeNoue According to Jeananne Booth, ticket chair- woman and an Alpha Zeta alum, the festival was to her surprise well-received. " The com- mercial artists were even impressed, " she said. " They said it was the first time they had ever seen an event like this ready before the doors opened. " Booth said the alumnae, parents and col- legiate members began planning the festival in February 1987, and met at least once a week until the festival was underway. The Alpha Zeta girls also worked as host- esses, set up booths and sold advance tickets to UT sororities, alumnae and parents of Gamn Phi Beta members. Heather Haynes, RTF junior, said, " Tl alumnae could not have done it without tl parents. They worked closely, putting up poste and cooperating with community ties. " " Alum-wise the re was a strong Panheller feeling, " Haynes said. " It was nice to see finally come together for the first time, and nc we are planning for the future. " by Beverly Mullins 430 Gamin. i Flu h B FORMAL DINING: The buffet table jt the Pink Carnation Ball offers Tiffany Thomblin, communication freshman, and her date John Ferell a delicious break from the usual house fare. FRONT ROW: Lit-sl Stott. Michelle Ann Murphy, Jt-nny Byrd Campbell, Julie Been Cannon. SECOND ROW: Kristin Kyle Kennedy. Lisa Barbara Wertanen, Heather Louise Haynes, Genevieve Elizabeth Frannca. LAST ROW: Knsien Jill Hansen. Jennifer Kay Griffith, Jill Stefani Anderson Kimberly Lusher Cristi McClaren Katherine Melby Beverly Mullins Michelle Murphy Kristin Norred Trina Ott Kimberly Parker Kari Patterson Dana Potts Dana Ritter Kelley Rose HoUy Saegert Leanne Schlichter Liesl Scott Katie Shehi Kathryn Smith Linda Storey Shawn Street Jennifer Tanner Julie Tanner Allison Taylor Carol Thomas Holly Tschatschula Margaret VanHorn Anne Wallis Lisa Wertanen Angela White Kristi Willis Christine Yura Gamma Phi Beta 43 1 KAPPA ALPHA THETA Thetas support childrerj through Special Olympic:; While most people ' s support for the Olympics began and ended with the purchase of a Jamaican Bobsled Team t-shirt, Kappa Alpha Theta sorority went beyond this approach and volunteered time and effort to the Austin Special Olympics, April 16. The year was filled with philanthropic activities but this event left a strong emotional impression on all members. Amy Gough, public relations junior, said, " It was really fantastic to help out with the Special Olympics. It made me realize how fortunate we are to have our health. " During the events, the Kappa Alpha Thetas made certain the participants were at the right place at the right time, presented some of the awards and provided manpower and encour- agement wherever it was needed. Service chairwoman Julie Murrell, English junior, said, " It was so rewarding to work with these children. They have such a drive to win and although they are physically handicapped, inside they are people just like everyone else. " In addition to the Special Olympics, the sorority also tutored at Ortega Elementary School, participated in the Break the Cycle of Child Abuse Bike-a-thon and, with Phi Gar ma Delta, hosted a Halloween haunted hou for underprivileged children. Among all of their service projects, the Thet celebrated with friends at a casual in the f with Pi Beta Phi sorority and at the Spring Tw Star Formal. The girls closed out the year wi the traditional Kite and Key Casual with Kap Kappa Gamma sorority. by Kathy Melby Allison Armstrong Syndy Arnold Lan Ashby Vanessa Askt-w Jean Avard Kara Baldwin Sherrill Baxter Carla Beard Amy Berg Laura Black Jill Blackley Blakeney Bobbitt Michele Bowman Carla Brumley Jenness Bundy Katie Bywaters Kathleen Canon Cathleen Chambers Laura Claiborne Caroline Clark Kellye Cole man Aimee Coody Dana Coody FESTIVITY: Members of Kappa Alpha Theta and Kappa Kappa Gamma party into the night at the two sororitys ' Kite and Key Casual Apr. 23. 432 Kappa Alpha ' Ih ' i.i Marcia Craig Diane Darrow Nicole Domercq Kelley Easterling Elizabeth Eller Beth Gayden Nancy Gordon Amy Gough Susan Gunn Courtney Gunter Sydney Hall Letty Holland Nikki Hudson Stacy Jacobs Janet Kelly Joanie King I ' ' ' Kaye Knox Jenni Ligon Kathryn McCommas Laurie McFarlin Gina Milliken Margaret Montgomery Paige Morey Lori Morrow Julie Murrell Jenny Nady Suzie Odegard Kelly O ' Neil Denise Orr Catherine Paddock Ashley Padon Claudia Pensotti Kappa Alpha Theta 433 KAPPA ALPHA THE TA WHICH WAY IS UP?: Kappa Alpha Thcta member Christy Clardy, liberal arts junior, receives a little help from Kappa Kappa Gamma member Paige Turner, special education sophomore. FRONT ROW: Julie Kay Smith. Catharine Kaye Clark, Kathleen Conn Canon BACK ROW: Alisa Kay Malechek, Maty Margate! Lynch, Rusalee Reed West. Gwen Phillips Jennifer Pratt Darcy Routh Whitney Routh Kc-lley Rule Katrina Shaw Kathleen Siebs Stacy Singletary Julie Smith Suzanne Taylor Shcrri Van Eman Christine Wcddington Anne West Beth Williams Meredith Williams 1 li .ilx-rh Yarborough Michelle Xicgltr Kimlu-rly X(x)k 434 Kappa Alpha Theta ug-of-war pulls for evention of Child Abuse KAPPA DELTA 1EAVE-HO Participants in the Kappa Delta Tug-of-War anchor their feet and hold on tight. Sororities have two primary func- tions. The first is social involvement and the other is an annual philanthropy project. Kappa Delta discovered a creative way to combine the two into a social extravaganza that raised money for the prevention of child abuse. Every year the chapters of Kappa Delta planned Shamrock Project to raise money for the National Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse. Each chapter had a different approach, and the projects consisted of practically eve- rything from posting banners around cities to an annual tug-of-war, as they did at the University. Public relations chairwoman Dena Stapleton, communications sophomore, said " We chose this because it is something that will be suc- cessful and that will grow year after year. Once the teams do come out, they ' ll come back next year. " For the second year in a row, Kappa Delta sponsored their games at Survival Hill Country in Northwest Austin. Approximately 20 teams signed up in an attempt to wrestle the title of Kings-of-the-Mud from the reigning champs, the Fiji ' s. " It ' s definitely our biggest event of the year, as far as PR goes, " Stapleton said. " We wanted to involve the entire Greek system. " The tug-of-war included teams of 10 from fraternities and independent organizations, al- though fraternities made up most of the en- trants. " We do have mostly Greeks, but this year we had the Cowboys, Spurs and other independ- ents, " assistant chairwoman Karen Kettleman, finance junior, said. " Each year we ' re going to try to get more people involved, like maybe next year we can get guys from the dorms and the ROTC to come out and participate. " The cost to enter a team was $75, with all proceeds going to the National Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse. The victors received gift certificates from local businesses such as Mad Dog and Beans, Lone Star Cafe, Trudy ' s Texas Star, and Jack Brown ' s Cleaners. by Christine Cotte Kappa Delta - 435 DELTS GO DOWN: The team of Delta Tau Delta goes for a dip as the referee signals their loss. FRONT ROW: Melissa Lyn Harris, Leslie Claire Lafftte, Katherine Elizabeth Walker, Cindy Marie Tonnessen. BACK ROW: Nancy jane Noblet, Susan Christine Porth, Jean Mane Pratka, Heidi Marie Heliums, Kimherly lanyne Land. artha Askins Dana Bedichek Stephanie Beene Stephanie Bergeron Barbara Blades Rebecca Bowman Heather Bradshaw Lisa Brose Kristie Brown Elizabeth Denman Kimberly Dietze Dana Dressell Michelle Earl Mary Enright Laura Evans Christina Forbes Kara Froclich Theresa Gardner Sandra George Angie Gibbs Lesley Gilbert Erin Hall Susan Halter ( nunnery Hardin Jamia Houscr Nina Karakullw Kcndra Kennedy Nicole Kotas 436 _ Delta CHORS AWAY: One tug-of-war participant loses his grip while the other, not so luckily, gets a bath. " - { " , Kimberly Land Michele Lovell Joan Lyman Jennifer Marshall Patricia Mathews Sheryl Mixon Nancy Noblet Kathryn Olin Pamela Parks Stacy Pendieton Susan Porth Tiffany Roper Stepahanie Skloss Kathryn Spiller Julie Tarrant Susan Taylor Claudia Thiem Anne Tomson Cindy Tonnessen Katherine Walker Laura Walker Kellie Wallace Cara Wallin Ann- Marie White Kappa Delta KAPPA KAPPA GAMMA Singing group provide: feeling of involvemen Kappa Kappa Gamma took pride in their variety of intra- organizations, one of which was the distinctive singing group, The Pickers. The Pickers con- sisted of approximately 1 5 members and uti- lized three-part harmony and two guitar players. The group performed at an assortment of functions: Dad ' s Day, retirement homes and, most importantly, rush. " There is a sense of feeling more involved in Kappa by being a member of the Pickers, " captain Ana Quattrochi, journalism junior, said. The Pickers revised old songs such as " Day by Day " and " Sand Man " and added a Kappa flavor. The girls developed a Kappa sound by gathering all the songs and brainstorming to create catchy tunes. " All of us really tried hard to harmonize our voices in order to sound united, " Quattrochi said. " Sometimes we worked for hours on end for it to sound perfect. " They also composed their own songs in- cluding " Sixteen Hours, " which captured the reality and humor of dealing with college life. Jenny Johnson, advertising sophomore, said, " There is such a good feeling about singing when I realize that all the other Kappas are enjoying our performances and appreciating our hard work. " Pickers were chosen through an initial fall try- out which required the ability to blend voices within the group. The girls had two obligatory practices a week and constant rehearsals before each performance. When performance time ar- rived they were well prepared and impeccably dressed in cotton-picker uniforms to suit their name. The other sorority members strongly su ported The Pickers and often times, such during rush, joined in to sing with the group] Michelle Gibson, English sophomore, sail " We get constant support from our chapter, makes us really feel good with such strong bacl up from everyone. " by Kiki Tsakalakis Kappa Kappa Gamma b litkalaltis m -1 ANTE UP: Cynthia Carroll, communication sophomore, provides her date with a touch of " lady luck " at the blackjack table at the Kappa Kappa Gamma formal Feb. 27. HARMONY: Ana Quattrochi, Shelley Tourian and Jenny Johnson sing The Pickers ' version of " Day by Day " May 2. GUITARIST: Lori Johnson prepares to start The Pickers in their rendition of " Sand Man " , with Meredith McKay and Jenny Johnson ready to join in. Carlin Allums Nancy Anderson Melissa Barnettt Alicia Barr Juliana Barr Paige Bellah Holly Blewer Ashley Burford Elizabeth Burgher Suzy Carr Cynthia Carroll Katherine Cecil Laura Chipman (.amille Curry Patti Dunn Molly Dunscombe Ann Hdens Catherine Fryer Augusta Gallagher Michelle Gibson Kathryn Hart Kristen Harvey MaryBeth Harvey Linda Hornsten Cynthia Huff " Jennifer Jett Tamaran Johnsen Jennifer Johnson Paige Johnson Kathryn Johnston Jana Jones Lisa Kendrick Susan Kramer Karen Kuenemann Dana Lazenby Autumn Love Molly Marshall Margaret Matson Martha Maxwell Myla McCandless Jill McClanahan Jill McClelland Amy McFarlane Stacy Middleton Meredith Morehead Sheila Morris Elizabeth Morrisett Candace Nolte Kappa Kappa Gamma 439 KAPPA KAPPA GAMMA ROW: Rene? Zvolanelc. Virginia Gretthen Stephens. Stephanie Anne Harrington, Julie Ann Gregg. SECOND ROW. Elizabeth Anne Spears. Leslie l.jru, Stafford. Holly Etta Blewer. Susan McKean Allen BACK ROW: Ann Maury Barrier, Jill Ann McClellaiKl, Catherine Lee Fryer, Pajetr Diane Bellah. BIG DIPPER: Kathryn Johnston, liberal arts sophomore, is the recipient of a dip at the Kappa Kappa Gamma formal Feb. 27. BUST? Dan Curtis, communication sophomore, helplessly stands by as Raina Spielman, finance junior, is playfully handcuffed by party security. Gayle Patterson Elizabeth Peebles Suzanne Pratt Stephanie Priolo Sindy Schlehuber Katherine Scott Wendi Shaw Ann Shelmire Rebecca Siegel Samantha Sohn Vienna Sorrell Elizabeth Spears Andrea Sumits Shannon Summers Patricia Thompson (.arrii- Tookcr Shelley Torian Mary Michael Townsend Nancy Truitt I-indy Turner Paige Turner Libby Walker Kusrmary Wallace 440 Kapp.i K,ip| a Gamma Founders turn vision nto image of reality Ml) EPSILON THETA Accepting the challenge of establishing a new Irority, Patricia Perez, Evelyn Greenfield and jiaria Alcocer founded Mu Epsilon Theta on lin. 16, 1987. Rather than going through for- al rush and joining an already existing so- rrity, the girls wanted to begin their own jganization. " We thought it would be a neat experience to lart our own, and after talking about it we got liore and more excited, " Perez, an elementary jluoation junior, said. The idea to begin the primarily Catholic lirority was suggested by a close friend of Perez, lid on Oct. 21, 1986 the decision to organize lie chapter became final. From that day forward lie three girls worked together so that their (ream of founding their own sorority could come true. They decided to base the sorority on Catholic principles and the bonds of their own friendship. " We wanted to share what the three of us had with other girls, " Greenfield, an organ- izational communication junior, said. " We also wanted to choose girls who were willing to put as much into the sorority as we have. " The process of starting a new sorority was a long and difficult one. The constitution had to be written, rituals had to be established and traditions had to be formed. The sorority ' s FRONT ROW; Evelyn Greenfield, Maria Klena Alcocer, Patricia Pfttv BA( K ROW: Diana Frances DummKuez. Susan Elizabeth Ball, Linda Mumz. Steph- anie Veronica Trausch, Kux.mn Lyn Bollich, Othleen Grate Barren, RuseMary Garcia, Linda Macias, Mary Josephine Torres. headquarters was chosen to be at the University Catholic Center. Office space was donated to them by the Center, as well as the use of their facilities and supplies for meet- ings and social functions. The sorority gained its first pledge class in the fall of 1987. Alcocer, a marketing-finance junior, felt that the dedication she helped put into the founding of Mu Epsilon Theta paid off when this pledge class was initiated in the spring. " Seeing the girls up there and knowing we had made a difference in someone else ' s life made it all worthwhile, " Alcocer said. by Nancy Anderson Maria Alcocer Cathlcen Barrera Roxann Bollich Diana Dominguez Rosemary Garcia Evelyn Greenfield Linda Macias Linda Muniz Patricia Perez Mary Torres Stephanie Trausch Mu Epsilon Theta 441 " PI BETA PHI Celebration commemorate; Monmouth double foundin: Pi Beta Phi kept the spirit of Monmouth alive as they celebrated their founding, Feb. 27, at the Marriot Hotel down- town. This party to end all parties was an annual rite practiced every year since the founding of Pi Beta Phi in 1867. Pi Beta Phi and Kappa Kappa Gamma celebrated Monmouth to com- memorate their foundings at Monmouth Col- lege in Illinois. President Janie Dunne, Plan II junior, said the party was an opportunity for the entire sorority to feel more united as a group. The honoring of Monmouth was not only commemorated by Texas Pi Phi ' s, but by Pi Beta Phi chapters throughout the country. " You take a certain pride in knowing you are part of something larger than UT tradition, " Cathie Jurgensmyer, Plan II sophomore , said. Yet there is another feeling of closeness shared between the Pi Phi ' s. In preparation for the Monmouth formal, each pledge class planned a pre-party, consisting of dinner or a picnic in various parks in Austin. A " high stakes " scavenger hunt was held before the party began the weekend of activities. " If you do not find all the placed clues, you do not get to go to the party, " Ann Rittlemeyer, economics-history senior, said. Most of the time the clues were found by the pledges, and eve-] ryone was able to attend the gathering. The Pi Phi ' s not only observed sorority tra-J ditions but helped the local community byl volunteering their time and effort at Brack- 1 enridge Children ' s Hospital. Dunne said the Pi Phi ' s visited the hospital S monthly and provided different activities for? patients to enjoy. " This gives us more time toj get close to each other aside from the annual j party, " Dunne said. by Kiki Tsakalakis MUSICAL MONMOUTH: Schel Mason, liberal arts freshman, and her date Rhett Baker move to the music of Monmouth among Kappa Kappa Gammas and fellow Pi Beta Phis. HIT ME AGAIN: Pi Beta Phi Lynn Jameson, her date Adam Singer, Kappa Kappa Gamma Camille Curry and her date Paul Schweitzer enjoy a " no-risk " game of black jack at the Pi Beta Phi Kappa Kappa Gamma Monmouth Formal. Alexandra Beveridge Shelley Beyer Carolyn Blakeley Elizabeth Borchers Cheryl Dempsey Cynthia Dempsey Elizabeth Fish Tracy Grant Mary Hawkins Holly Hayes Lindsay Hicks Helen Hutchison Lynn Jameson Allison Jones Cathi Jurgensmeyer Kate Kyle 442 Pi Btta Phi LEARN THE LAW: Carolyn Clinc, fashion design junior, laughs wirh some law studems at a law school mixer held at Jaime ' s Mexican Village. Dana Langworthy Anne Lenhart JoAnna Majors Laura McMurrey Christina Melton Catherine Moore Mary Ellen Muse Elizabeth Oden Cheryl Peil Mauri Pieper Polly Piper Paulette Puett Marjorie Querbes Lee Roberts Charlotte Rogers Suzanne Schorlemer Mary Margaret Speed Alison Watd Elizabeth Wheelock Margaret Williams Millay Wood Shannon Wood Pi Beta Phi FRONT ROW: Poll) Jean Piper, Mary Rctxcea Enloe, Jame Connell Dunne. SECOND ROW: Diana Lynn Jarm-sun, Allison Blair Jones. Diane Mane Ramey. Mary Ediih Ruff. BACK ROW: Anne Louise Lenharr, Marjone I.iiuisc Querhes, Shannon L- Mangum, Alison Ward, ( jrulyn Li-e Blakely CHEERS: Carolyn Hooper, speech com- munication senior, and Marjorie Querbes, business junior, enjoy drinks and thoughts of no homework at a mixer with the law school students. 444 Pi Baa Phi rips to Maui raise money r or national philanthropy SIGMA DELTA TAU The evening sparkled with laughter and ex- l emcnt as Sigma Delta Tau proved once Igain that tun and philanthropy go hand in land. In this instance it was child abuse pre- |ention which roused their spirit and support. Since the chapter ' s founding in 1939, the I omen of Sigma Delta Tau had raised monetary lapport for their national organizations ' list of Ihild abuse centers and charitable organizations. April 30 saw the kickoff of one of the most Iriginal of the years ' fundraisers. Held at I SAY ' CHEESE ' : After arriving at the Sigma Delta Tau I formal, Martin Segal, Sharon Lee Weinberg, Renee IShoenberun and Paul Danziger pose for photographer I Misael Saucedo. Westwood Country Club, " Here Today, Gone to Maui " attracted over 250 members and their dates. After partying the night away, the women raffled off two round-trip tickets to Maui. Project Outreach also received the support of the chapter. Over 50 members took part in the campus-wide project designed to marshall the support of service organizations for a variety of campus and community projects. " The chapter has a tradition of support for service since its original founding at Cornell in 1917, " Sheri Eizenbaum, economics junior, said. " One of our pledge requirements is to work service projects at child abuse centers. " The main focus of Sigma Delta Tau, how- ever, was not philanthropic but rather more internal in nature. Carrying on tra- dition, specifically the Jewish lifestyle and religion, and providing a basis for Jewish wom- en to share in the culture of their race bonded the women of Sigma Delta Tau. The chapter also took high honors as their national organization awarded them Most Out- standing Chapter and Most Outstanding Pledge Retention Awards. " One of the positive results of becoming a campus organization was an increase in the amount of pledges we got this year, " Eizenbaum said. by John Edwards Sigma Delta Tau ' SIGMA DELTA TAU Rachel Alterman Catherine Baer Mara Bindler Shelley Braunfeld Shellie Cherner Susan Cohen Michelle Cohn Leslie Coleman Karen Copans Jan Davis Patti Davis Sherry Eizenbaum Janet Fineman Carrie Flick Heidi Frank Julie Friedson Bonnie Glikman Julie Goldberg Michelle Gordon Nina Granoff Helen Grossfeld Patty Handelman Heather Hillman Laura Hoppenstein Mulutl Mi | RAPT ATTENTION: Jill Wertheimer, accounting junior, and date Adam Lappert watch a slide presentatii 446 Sigma Delta Tau HOW WAS YOUR DAY? Girls chat while eating lunch at the Sigma Delta Tau house. Amy Schnitzler, business freshman, and Jill Wertheimer, accounting junior, take a break from the dancing at the sorority ' s formal. FRONT ROW: Julie Beth Nebrac. Jan Ellen Davis, Melissa Bech Lusky. Laura Janelle Hoppenstein SECOND ROW: Michelle Sue Gordon. Amy Michelle Lewis, Carrie Dawn Saks. BACK ROW: Janet Elaine Engelberg. Jocelyn D. Margolin, Robynne Shelley Yoss, Came Eden Flick. Deborah Komorn Rachel Limmer Risa Lischkoff Sharon Lore Susan Lowey Melissa Lusky Jocelyn Margolin Tammy Margolis Julie Nebrat Melissa Podell Rachel Rife Staci Romick Carrie Saks Renee Schoenbrun Randi Shade Dayna Shaw Rhonda Sherman Lisa Silver Erin Stone Kelli Sureck Laurel Susman Alisha Wagner Pam Watson Rebecca Whellan Sigma Delta Tau 447 ZETA TAU ALPHA ' Best in Province ' giver to Zetas for fundraiser: In a year filled with parties and service activities, Zeta Tau Alpha high- lighted the year with its fourth annual Crown Classic Golf Tournament. According to service chairwoman Bergan Morris, advertising soph- omore, turnout was so large that participants were entered on a first-come first-served basis. The tournament, held at the Morris- Williams Golf Course, April 22, attracted various campus organizations. While the teams, made up of both fraternities and independents, played rounds of gol f, the girls registered golfers, cad- died, kept scores and supervised. " Caddying was the best job, " Norris said. " All the girls thought it was a blast. " The top individual was awarded a grand champion trophy, and awards were given to first, second and third place teams. Profits from the tournament went to Zeta Tau Alpha so- rority ' s national philanthropy, the National As- sociation for Retarded Citizens. Christin Williams, business junior, said, " The golf tournament was a really neat way to make money because you got to meet a lot of people and still raise money for our philan- hropy, plus all the guys love it! " A second activity designed to raise money for the sorority ' s philanthropy was " Comedy Night, " a competition among aspiring campus comedians held at the Laff Stop. Zeta Tau Alpha raised additional funds for the National Association for Retarded Citizens when the ac- tives sponsored their first pool tournament. The University chapter was recognized for its active participation in community projects wh | it received the " Best in Province " award " Zeta Days, " the sorority ' s annual state coi| vention, in Dallas. . 448 Za Tau Alpha FRONT ROW: Rebecca Jean EUiolt. Sandra Jean Rohlfs. Julie Kay Jen, Marie Margaret Nichols. BACK ROW: Cathryn Elizabeth Ernst, Claire Irene Pease. Lon Elizabeth Whitfield, Cynthia Marie Ogletree. Kimberly Anderson Sonya Baker Virginia Bell Monika Biddle Stephanie Box Sevie Boyd Robyn Bradley Melany Brannies Amanda Brown Susan Bryson Catherine Camp Maria Camp Kimberly Carlson Ashley Carrothers Candice Clark Elizabeth Cook Jilissa Gotten Carrie Creel Gloria de la Garza Kathleen DeWees Jill DeWitt Janette Deyhle Connie Dozier Rebecca Elliott YOU SHOULDN ' T HAVE: Stephanie Ashmore, natural science freshman, receives a flower from her date Phil Kaiser, business soph- omore, at the ZTA formal on March 26. AnnClary Fancher Monica Faust Dawn Fenster Kelly Fitzgerald Marti Frnaklin Heidi Gigler Melissa Hearne Bridget Heyburn Lara Hoster Melinda Howe Melissa Hultquist Katherine Jacquart Julie Jett Margaret Johnson Stephanie Johnson Michelle Jones Melissa Ketns Kevan Kerr Kitty Knox Amy Lawler Ellen Leggott Jill Letcher Mary Lowry Pam Mancivalano Tracy Miller Kirsten Morris Stefanie Munger Zeta Tau Alpha 449 ZETA TAU ALPHA Stephanie Murff Sulayne Newton Anna Norris Bergan Norris Maria Ogletree Amy Patterson Sarah Payne Camille Prince Amy Rader Renee Randolph Paula Reinemond Robin Rochner Sandra Rohlfs Jill Ruffeno Julie Shipus Christina Shorter Lucia Shulman Stephanie Smith Laurie Sprouse Karen Tesch Carolyn Thomas Lisa Thompson Leslee Tiller Robin Turman PEEK-A-BOO: Heidi Houk, business jun- ior, and Bergan Norris, communication sophomore, exchange party smiles. Susan Tyler Stacy Wheeler Valerie White Caroline Williams Cristin Williams Tanya Wooley Monica Zeplin 450 Zcta Tau Alpha Simple phrase becomes rowing campus trend ALPHA PHI ALPHA tack by Popular Demand. Across campus this Imiliar slogan appeared on the chests of many Idividuals. People young and old, from all races lid religions wore the popular t-shirts. The idea for " Black by Popular Demand ' Itually originated at Howard University in rashington D.C. Alpha Phi Alpha members I eve Spencer and Calvin Moree brought the lea to the University in fall, 1986. The t-shirt lie started out as a small fundraiser for the llphas, but the demand grew rapidly and con- lONT ROW Vincent Bernard Wesley. Wilbert Arletl Sumuel, Mark Vincent I ll ' jrns. Hd ar lames Gilmore Jr , Ragis Aloysius Fonrenot SECOND ROW. Inert Let Moore Milliard, Ward Allen White IV, Michael Anthony Brown. I nu Ray Westbrooks BACK ROW. Darryl Austin Dunn, Keith Paul Allen. I vin Farl Morcc Jr . Stanley Tories Lewis Jr., Lester John Mayfield. tinued growing steadily through 1987. Thou- sands of shirts were sold and several other uni- versities began selling the shirts also. " Many people asked the meaning of the slogan. There is no specific meaning. However, its connotative meaning is simply the promotion of unity and pride in the black community, " Stanley Lewis, biology-pre-med junior, said. Part of the proceeds from the t-shirt sale went toward Alpha Phi Alpha ' s scholarship fund. Scholarships were awarded on the basis of ac- ademic achievement and need to area high school seniors planning to attend the University and to qualified undergraduates. Alpha Phi Alpha also sponsored voter reg- istration and education drives and its annual Founders Week Celebration. Tutoring programs, study-skills workshops and ' PSAT SAT workshops were projects they par- ticipated in to " reaffirm their strong committ- ment to the academic health of the commu- nity, " Lewis said. " We pride ourselves in our execution of the high ideals for which Alpha Phi Alpha was founded. Here at the University, the Epsilon Iota Chapter continues its efforts to lead in the struggle to improve the quality of life in its 27th year at the University, " Wilbert Sumuel, eco- nomics junior, said. by ReShonda Tate Keith Allen Michael Brown Edgar Gilmore Sr. Timothy Holland Stanley Lewis Benjamin Madry Samuel Roberts Wilbert Sumuel Vincent Wesley Elanis Westbrooks Mark Williams Alpha Phi Alpha 45 1 ACACIA Riverwalk offers amorou, background for valentine;; A romantic evening walking hand in hand along the San Antonio River seemed to be the perfect way to celebrate Val- entine ' s Day for brotherhood of Acacia fra- ternity and their dates. The Acacias and their dates met at the fra- ternity house at 4 p.m. on Feb. 13 and began a small " bon voyage " celebration. " It was a def- inite mood-setter, " President Alan Krockover, government sophomore, said. After the party, the group boarded a Grey- hound bus and headed for San Antonio, arriving at about 7 p.m. " All the loving couples then went off to the fine restaurants that the Riverwalk has to offer, " Krockover said. Many of the couples ate at the Lone Star Cafe near the Riverwalk. After dinner the Acacias mixed, mingled and enjoyed the sights of San Antonio. Some of their activities included paddleboating and horse- carriage rides. " What impressed me the most about the city was the River Center and the history that is DOING TIME: Mark Allen, business freshman, and An- drew Walters, engineering sophomore, take their turn tend- ing bar at a party on March 26. TASTES GREAT: Scott Lieberenz, business sophomore, and Lori Latham, adver- tising junior, sample the food at the party. evident throughout the city, " John Sutter, eco- nomics-government senior, said. " The Riverwalk has been expanded and the con- struction was done around an old landmark church to preserve it. " Most of the couples also went to the Blue- bonnet Palace, a country-western bar, and got a real taste of the Wild West with country danc- ing and bronco riding in an indoor rodeo arena. According to Krockover, " The excursion was very easy to plan and both the planning as w as the trip went very smoothly. " The response to the trip was so favorable ti the fraternity planned to make it an anni event. Krockover said, " It will probably becoi a tradition. Next year it will be just as fun if r more. " by Arpana Sat he OFFICERS: FRONT ROW: Roy Van Varner, Hal Corbm Normand. Mamn En- rique Garcia, Timothy Thiel Mclmurf. BACK ROW: Kevm Todd Duvall, Rob- en Daniel Hewlett, Christopher Martin Sharman, Joel David Rogers LITTLE SISTERS: FRONT ROW: Jen- nifer Hruska. Sonja Sarah Kagi. Laun Ann Pixley. SECOND ROW: AHiion I. Vordenbaumen, Lori Ann Falknor, Kristi Elizabeth Norred. BACK ROW: Kevin Todd Duvall. Angela Rhea Davis, Kather- ine Ann Opperman. Lori Dcnise Lanham Mark Allen Brent Chambers Kevin Duvall Richard Gall Pablo Guerra Jorge Gutierrez Jr. Christopher Homer David Homol Robert Hewlett Timothy Jahn Jeff Johnson Alan Krockover Tim Mclmurf Robert Mickam HI Hal Normand Michael O ' Brien Mark O ' Leary Fernando Reyes III Robert Richards Joel Rogers Christopher Sharman John Sutter Michael Uckele Roy Varner Acacia 453 ALPHA EPSILON PI California meets Texa at annual celebrity basl : Hollywood. The name brings visions of stars, gambling and gorgeous beaches to the minds of many ... or at least it did to those of Alpha Epsilon Pi members. All of these dreams and more were represented at the annual AEPi Hollyw ood parry Nov. 21-22. The bash was six weeks in the making and lots of hard work went into its success. The largest and most dramatic decoration was the 20-foot Hollywood Hills sign adorning the front ot the house. Adam Aronin, liberal arts junior, was re- sponsible for the Walk of Fame wall depicting caricatures of such stars as Groucho Marx, Rod- ney Dangerfield and Sammy Davis, Jr. An open party featuring the band Third Language ignited the festivities for the week- end-long extravaganza. The Playboy Club, re- sembling a Hollywood casino, provided the opportunity for mock gambling and a chance for rushees to win prizes as well as enjoying the antics of the blackjack dealer Matt Kades, com- munications freshman. " One of the highlights of the Hollywood weekend was the famous Romick Fajita Pit HOORAY FOR . . . : This giant sign welcomed guests to the Hollywood Party Nov. 21. PLACE YOUR BETS: Matt Kades, RTF freshman, deals another game of blackjack to Sam Rubin, Stacy Moffic and Amir Kami at the Hol- lywood Party. .ussell Ackerman mit Baruch Mitchell Berke Hugh Berkson prepared and operated by a brass bunch of brothers. The common exchange was one dollar or a kiss from an attractive young lady for a heaping plate of fajitas, " Aaron Press, finance sophomore, said. " Although the fajita pit crew didn ' t operate all weekend, they definitely fed and entertained the crowd of about 1,000 well Friday night, " President Jeff Romick, advertising senior, said. Everyone had a fantastic time Friday but Saturday ' s formal affair topped off the whole extravaganza. The special invitation-only pa rocked with the band The Secret and impres; the rushees that were visiting the chapter fr all over the country. " Rushees came from as far as Cleveland i Maryland to attend the weekend ' s festivitk Brad Kosely, real estate-finance sophorm said. by Julie Harrison Jeffrey Berman Michael Frayman 454 _ Alpha Epsilon H. DOING THE OLD SOFT SCRUB: Martin Sobol, engineering freshman, reaches for a spot under the fender at the Oct. 24 carwash to benefit Mothers Against Drunk Driving. OFFICERS: FRONT ROW: Martin Ira Kastenbaum. Steven Louis Hasson, Adam Edwin Atonin, Dan Krafcheck. BACK ROW: Mate Howard Feldman, Jeffrey Yale Herman, Jeffrey Stephen Romkk. Howard Steven Taper, Eric Scott Levy Harrison Frindell Stephen Goldfinger Steven Hasson Stuart Himmelstein Reid Jacobson Matt Kades Martin Kastenbaum Brad Kosley Eric Levy Shay Levy- David Morris Aaron Press Martin Sobol Alpha Epsilon Pi BETA TH ETA PI Possibilities expan with additional spac] Following an enormous eight- month renovation project on their house at Shoal Creek and 24th Street, members of Beta Theta Pi finally resettled in their " home sweet home " Nov. 7. " Grand opening of the house was held on Alumni Day. We were honored by the presence of Beta alum George Schnider, the House Board Corporation president, " Kirk Claunch, govern- ient senior, said. Plans for the improvement had been in the making for about ten years. At the end of the ipring ' 87 semester, work on the project finally began with major funding provided through the Texas Beta Student Aid Fund and substantial inancial contributions from Beta alumni. " Since the Betas have a hundred and one years worth of alumni, we were able to collect funds to have our house totally redone, " Trey Franklin, liberal arts sophomore, said. Through precise planning the house offered more possibilities. Six additional new rooms made it possible to accomodate 48 residents. The refurnished basement was by far the fa- vorite of the Betas. This room offered a variety of usages including chapter meetings, banquets and other recreational activities. " It ' s a great place to sit around and just have THE FINISHED WORK: Once the renovation was com- pleted, the Beta house became a popular place tor members and their friends to hang out after classes. a few Coronas at the end of the day, " Si Carter, engineering junior, said. Social functions, which had been scaled dc during the renovation project, resumed o| grand scale in the fall to announce the Bt return. However, some Beta traditions sucij their Virgin Islands Party were altered to 1 j the house looking good for years to come. " The Virgin Islands Party was held entirel I the backyard of the new house instead of in I because we ' d like to keep its new look ' ne ' Bryant Nelson, biology-pre-med sophom I said. by Victoria Woo ichard Allison ichael Alemendares Baldridge Douglas Bevins James Bone Robert Bone Eric Brock Andrew Burns Bavid Buttress Gregory Calbert Jeff Cameron Steven Carter Andrew Clark Kirk Claunch Jason Cliffe Bruce Cloud Terry Cooper 456 Beta Theta Pi , ----- - i-; FILL ' ER UP: Taking a brcal after a tough day, Jay Scanlon, business junior, talks briefly with Don Cuba, Plan II-pre- med freshman, before taking a ride. Martin Cox Donald Cuba John Davidson Gary Davis Walter Dobbs III Doug Dooley Scott Dudley Stephen Egeland Trey Eilers Peter Ewan Carter Franklin Stefan Freeman Robert Funk Manuel Gonzalez Doug Goodson Daniel Hall John Harris John Henderson Clark Hurst Robert Izor Tom Jackson Brian Jenschke Lyn Kelly Greg Kewekordes Michael Knapp Mark Kraft Eddie Latham John Lee Edmond Martin Michael Mashburn Chance McGhee Kris McKinney Chad Meley Bryant Nelson David Oliver Rees Oliver Sean Patrick Thomas Pattillo Beta Theta Pi 457 BETA THETA PI hapttr benet LITTLE SISTERS: FRONT ROW: Ja- nec Lee George, Christina Ann Me Hon, Susan Lindsay Hicks, Clara Louise Scar- borough. SECOND ROW: Carherine Anne Canfield, JiU Yvette Giebel, Lucia Jane Shulman, Christianna Woods, Lori Beth Acker, Sherrwood Clayion Turner. BACK ROW: Robert Eldridge Bone, Martha Katherine Myer, Kirsten Elizabeth Morris, Kimberly Ann Sanchez, Ginny C. Cox, Ann Michele Morales. OFFICERS: FRONT ROW: Richard Phillips Moxley, Robert Eldridge Bone, Kirk Matthew Claunch, Marc Daniel Jonej, Raifbrd Burton Baldndge. SEC- OND ROW: Ian Douglas Robson, Ed- mond Levi Martin, Joseph Steven Moi, Michael Kent Knapp. THIRD ROW: Da- vid Bishop Moxley, Jerome Wallace Scanlon III, Steven Fonda Carter, Scott Roebuck Dudley. BACK ROW: Mike Gerard Almendarez, Eric Byrne Stumbetg, Carrer Long Franklin III, John Higbee Coney, Knstopher Lynn McKinney. Ross Petree Brcnn Randle Chanse Randle James Reid Charles Rhoden Clark Rieves John Rosentreter Mark Rowe Lee Sanders Jerome Scanlon III Chris Schumacher 458 Beta Theta Pi I Russell Sims Mark Smith Eric Stamberg Ralph VanDuzee, Jr John Weidler Trey Wilfong Michael Youngwinh CHI PHI Chapter arrests students :o benefit handicapped Allowing yourself to be arrested for a good luise seems to be an activity reserved for po- jtical protestors and demonstrators rather than Lustm celebrities and prominent members of [Iniversity organizations. However, many stu- lents and area residents " turned themselves in " |j participate in the Chi Phi Bailout. The Bailout, held to benefit the Muscular |)ystrophy Association, raised $2,900. The Chi Phis set up a mock jail cell on the I Vest Mall at noon on April 7. The event was |ield during the week of Round-Up to solicit llonations from the heavy flow of traffic and to Ihow visitors that fraternities were involved I ' ith other activities besides parties. " This is one ot the best ways to get the campus together tor a worthy cause, " Steve Malech, psychology senior, said. After each person was " arrested, " a mug shot was taken and the participant was locked up in the cell. Bail was set for each prisoner, and in order to be released, the required amount had to be received. These donations came from friends walking by on the West Mall or from money contributed by the organization which the ' ' prisoner ' ' represented . The Chi Phis sent out letters to prospective participants in February to ask them to con- SPARE CHANGE? Ruy Ferguson, civil engineering soph- omore, collects donations from West Mall pedestrians to raise bail tor Scott Wilder, Interfraternity Council director. tribute their time to the event. Among the participants were Austin celebrities Kevin Connors, a disc jockey at Z102, and Troy Kimble, meteorologist at Channel 24. Campus representatives included Sharon Justice, dean of students, Glen Maloney, assistant dean of stu- dents and Scott Wilder, director of the In- terfraternity Council. " Unifying all aspects of campus for a noble cause was the idea. As it turned out, it was well done from my point of view, " Katie Chapman, business sophomore and an arrested " criminal, " said. by Victoria Woo juice Jacob Charles Allen Paul Bayliss Richard Bohl Erk Boyce James Bright Eric Brown James Butler Rodney Chamblee Jimmy Choate David Cripc Trey Cure III Kt-vin Davis Kelly Dills Rupert Ellis II Craig Frnst Steven Fitch Jim Ftt gcr.Ud Mark Fowler Anthony Fra ier Todd Gallahcr Terence Geiger Stacy Gist Chi Phi 459 CHI PHI STEADY THOSE CUE CARDS: At the Chi Phi banquet Nov. 4, Michael Kays, management senior, gives a short speech before presenting the guest speaker. OFFICERS: Edward la Morrit, Jimmy Shane Choate. Paul Stuart Bayliss, Jeflery Ronald Swantkowski, Micturl Scott Kays, Christopher Gary Pagel. Chris Goodwin Perry Harless David Hayward Jim Humrichouse Michael Kays Murphy (Casing Stephen Lancaster- Hall Edwin Leejr David Malech Steven Maiech Timothy Martin Stephen McNart Jeff Moore Edward Morris Christopher Pagel Russ Pangborn John Pilati Jason Rex Scott Richter Greg Smith Jason Spitz Jeff Swantkowski 460 Chi Phi Janice Jacobs RUNNING THE SHOW: Chi Phi members take their shifts at the Bailout on April 7. LITTLE SISTERS: FRONT ROW: Heather Deane Issirt, Diane Elaine Sceele, Jennifer Lee Ayers. Rosary Anronia Cuello, Laura Lee Prather, Karhryn Anne Chap- BACK ROW: Eric Charles Boyce. Karen Sue Aumann, Kimberly Noel Car- penrer, Julie Elizabeth Tanner. Amy Leigh Chuokc, Tracey Geraldme Blacker. Shannon Toothman Steven Trostel Troy Tyler Robert Wills William Wills David Winans Norris Womack JfcJAt Chi Phi 461 DELTA CHI Chapter rushes member: to obtain national chattel In 1971, Delta Chi, along with many other fraternities, found the need to close its chapter because of decreasing mem- bership caused by the draft and a general anti- establishment attitude. After its reopening in 1986, Delta Chi was able to hold its first organized rush in 1987. Working hard to attain the 60-member goal to become a full-fledged fraternity, Delta Chis realized the importance of rush activities for the success of their chapter. " Rush is not just something that ' s held once a year. It ' s a continuing activity that goes on BARTENDING WITH STYLE: Gary Barrows, business senior, takes a drink order at the Halloween party. throughout the year, " Rush Chairman John McElwain, government sophomore, said. " Sure we have a formal rush in the spring, but we work on expanding membership all year long. " Formal rush peaked with the " Last Night in Pompeii " party during Round-Up weekend in early March. " The Round-Up party wasn ' t just for UT Greeks. It was open, so we attracted lots of different people. It ' s our big chance to show off to the community. We are working on creating our own traditions and showing what we have, " Kris McKinley, accounting senior, said. In addition to attracting new members to expand the chapter, Delta Chi stressed the im- portance of retaining current membership. Events that helped the members function as a fraternity and experience brotherhood includl the Dad ' s Day barbeque on Nov. 14, a H;l loween party with the Texas Tech chapter, ] Christmas party, Round-Up and a road trip Norman for a party with Delta Ch i chapt | from the University of Oklahoma, Oklahorj State University, Texas A M and the Urj versify of Kansas. " Our parties are real informal. We like meil ing everyone we can while pushing for me I quality in the whole Greek system, trying better the environment. We ' re interested them as people, not just members, " McElwjl said. by Lori Grabois 462 Delta Chi " _ ;-j - ' I LIKE FATHER LIKE SON: Joe Hancock, liberal arts freshman, gives a brief tour of the new Delta Chi house to his father Warren Hancock at the Dad ' s Day barbeque Nov. 14. OFFICERS: FRONT ROW Gregory Rincon. Wayne Herman Hardin. Ruh.ttd Hanstn BACK ROW. VCilliam Blakrney n. Bruce Wayne Milam, Thomas Patrick Francis Bradley Richard Christensen David Fuentes Blair Garner Bill Garza Joseph Hancock Wayne Hardin Jim Bob Howard Blake Larson Erik Leaseburg Henry Majoue John McElwain Lattimer McKenna Bruce Milam Kurt Opella Delta Chi 463 DELTA CHI PRIVATE TIME: Business freshmen Joe Hancock and Kathryn Gumfory escape from the loudness of the Halloween party to talk. STANDING ROOM ONLY: Delta Chi guests enjoy mingling at the party Oct. 3 I . Marios Parpounas Gregory Rincon Victor Rodriguez Thomas Sipowic Dan Stoll Martin Sutt Travis Waid Mark White M Delia (.hi " ' ierce battle for title aises money for charity DELTA SIGMA PHI incitement and tension tilled the air as 70 n took the field to begin the onslaught. rds of encouragement were hurled from the wd of spectators which had gathered at Pease k to watch the Delta Sigma Phi Pushball jrnament on March 26. t the sound of the whistle the two teams ;an their battle to push the giant six-foot ated ball across their opponent ' s goal line. ; tournament started at noon and continued day until all but two teams had been elim- ted. The Wranglers and Delta Sigma Phi :d off for the final round and after a grueling 1 exhausting 30-minute match, the Wran- rs secured the pushball championship title. The tournament was an annual event for Ita Sigma Phi since the mid ' 70s and many ternities and other organizations looked for- rd to participating in it. " We ' re here to beat the steroids out of the Wranglers, " Delta Tau Delta member Mike Whittaker, geology senior, said. Eleven teams of 35 members each from fra- ternities, independents. Cowboys, Wranglers and Spurs paid a $100 entry fee to compete in the event. Groups who entered more than one team paid only a $50 fee for each additional team. The net proceeds from the entry fees, about $600, went entirely to the March of Dimes. " Since all the proceeds go to charity, we don ' t award big prizes to the winners. Just winning the title for the year is a big enough reward, " Tim Sexton, civil engineering senior, said. While participation on the teams was vol- untary, most teams encouraged the biggest and strongest group members to help in the struggle. " It ' s brutal, " Delta Sig Vice President John Emmett, finance junior, said. " It ' s ba- sically a test of strength to see who ' s the meanest and toughest out there. There are no rules except that you can ' t openly hit someone. If you do, and you get caught, then you ' re permanently removed from the game. " In addition to providing support for the March of Dimes, the tournament also offered an opportunity for the many groups at the Uni- versity to work together towards a common cause. " It was a very tiring day, but the tournament was a terrific chance for the fraternities and independents to interact with each other on a competitive level, " Delta Sig President Brett Neely, business senior, said. by Chrissi Noyd LITTLE SISTERS: FRONT ROW Jennifer Lea Lynn. Pamela AU.son Fmerald. Deborah Ann Kelm. Sara Beth Zipp. Jolie Anne Peterson SECOND ROW Ktislen Louise Landry, Kathleen Hazel tody. Caren Elizabeth Aliman. tiiLi Ann Kulpa. Sandra Jordan Galvis. Monica Ann Chachere BACK ROW Kelly Kay Skuv. Kelli Janeite Caldwell. Sydney Alison Smith, William Thomas Harrigan, Rosemary Ruth Parish. Charlotte Claire Hill. Stephanie DeAnn Parsley Anthony Adams Michael Adams Doug Barrow Andy Barton Brad Barton Todd Baszucki Mike Bell Rene Brito Mason Brown III James Bryer Lance Casey Shannon Casey Daniel Chism George Churchill Jeffrey Clark " Brian Clements David Counts Kris Crawford Thomas Davis Eric Dietert Christopher Dixon Joe Esquivel Delta Sigma Phi 465 DELTA SIGMA PHI ID YOU HEAR THAT? Ita Sig guests Fred Farkel and Susan Nickerson have mixed reactions about a joke told .it an Oct. 3 1 mixer. WHO SAID NO DOGS AL- LOWED? Mark Stolle, grad- uate student in history, shares a few words with Buster, the Del- ta Sig mascot. Erik Evenson Michael Eyre Todd Fitts lay Gorham Jay Gray Bill Harrigan Andre Hasou Joseph Haynes John Hill III Scott Hilsher Greg Hooten William Jacohson Delta Sigma Phi Bryan Jai Kevin Jessing l-R . FRONT ROW: Cl.lf Will Vrielmk. William Thomas Harnpan, John Robert Maine). J Baker Sa-adman BACK ROW: John ShahooJ Ernmrtt III, Anthony Martin Adams. Shannon Ixt- .ix v Una Muh.i.l ( k-mcnis, Brctl Wade Netly. David Johnson Pascal Johnson John Kam rett Lemley David Lutz Charles Mabry David Martin ohn Marney Paul Mayhew David McCollum Paul Migas David Miiligan Scott Mischnick Steve Mobley John Morgan Paul MyhiU Stuart Myhill Michael O ' NeiU Steve Painter Richard Passler Robert Peterson Scott Peterson Glen Pon Burt Raborn Christopher Ryan Stephen Ryan Roderick Santos Marco Sapien Timothy Sexton Curtis Smith David Smith III Brad Smith Thomas Stallings Michael Starzyk Douglas Stotler Scort Supak Eric Thomas Ted Thomson Chris Trapp Justin Vauthier Scott Vopni Cliff Vrielink Greg Walter Michael Watson Jason Winford John Wise Edward Wood Delta Sigma Phi 467 DELTA KAPPA EPSILON Fright night festivities draw monstrous crowd Perhaps some people see Halloween as just another holiday, but Delta Kap- pa Epsilon might have changed their opinion on Oct. 3 1 . Several hundred ghosts, goblins and other creatures gathered at the Delta Kappa Epsilon house to celebrate in one of the biggest parties of the year. Pledges worked diligently to create the mon- strous atmosphere. Jeff Howard, history soph- omore, said, " The pledges ' week-long efforts esulted in a huge gray skull with lights as its WHAT ' S FOR DESSERT?: Alex Bar-sela, liberal arts junior, awaits another course at the Deke wild game dinner Dei. 5. The dinner, prepared by the pledges, was an annual tradition for the Dekes. eyes starring as the main attraction. ' There were quite a few haunted houses and Halloween parties during the weekend, but members felt the notorious Delta Kappa Epsilon party proved to be the best and most popular. Tim Cassady, business freshman, said, " It was a huge success with an enormous crowd dancing and drinking all night long. " On stage were The Spaces, a group of Deke alumni who rocked the night with their unique- blend of psychedelic Halloween music. Even though the band quit at 1 :00 a.m. and the beer was gone by 3:00 a.m., the place was still packed with people partying until sunrise. President Dimitri Zgourides, liberal ar ior, explained the reason for the success of the party. He said, " We are a group of indivulu j bound together for our college years by i| common desire to have fun. " It was a fun-filled night of dancing a I socializing with nothing left out of the H| loween celebration. Alex Bar-sela, liberal arts junior, said, always, the Deke Halloween party was a festi of sight, sound and fury attempted by few a I matched by none. The party maintained m;| imum capacity long after the restrictive curfl imposed by the oppressive Austin Police E| partment. All eyes look to Halloween ' 88. " by Julie Harrison W i , 468 Delta Kappa Epsilon IrJt FKONT ROW: Fredcmk Henry Kouiun, Kurt H. Stogdill, Dimitn Dean Zgoundes, Andrew Brooks Middle-ton, Harris Mas- ferson IV, Vina-nt John Vazque SI ( ONI) ROW: BarteU Jay Tapp, Bryan Muhad Pcriv, Marvin Lee l.urmrm. La- fayette Bruwn Herring, Duuglas Bruce Brinsmade, Kit Ruwe Roantr, William R. Eikrurdt, Ih.un.is Justin Stinsun II. THIRD ROW Yannai Alex Bar-seia. Cednc Gerard Smith, Andrew Murray Guyton, David Michael Buyd, Jonathan Barry FncdcrKhsen, Timothy James Os- sady, John Lindlt Sauter, Stanley Edward Adams. BACK ROW: Curt Carl Baibour, Andrew Bleakie Davis, Kent Kmler Ed- wards, Jay Byrun Kolar, Peter A Skertich, William David Lyiuh III I ' LL KISS TO THAT: Eddie Bujosa, liberal arts freshman, and Nicole Kotas, liberal arts sophomore, steal a quick kiss during a toast at the Dec. 5 wild game dinner. Timothy Cassady Kent Edwards Travis Graber J|JA Jay Kolar Harris Masterson IV Andrew Middleton Craig Paradee Bryan Perez Andrew Ruthven Cedric Smith Dimitri Zgourides Delta Kappa Epsilon 469 DELTA UPSILON Santa makes special visi to bring gifts, laughte Christmas is a time of anticipation for children, who anxiously await the ar- rival of this special day. Yet some children do not have an opportunity to share in the ex- citement of this holiday. Members of Delta Upsilon helped to make the season merrier by hosting a Christmas party on Dec. 4 for children who were sponsored by Child Incorporated of Austin, a child development program geared towards low-income families. " This is the first year that we held this parry, " President Paul Miller, English junior, said. " The chapter as a whole chose the project. " About 50 children, each accompanied by a parent, gathered at the DU house to watch the movie The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. After the show they enjoyed refreshments. The main event of the party was a surprise visit from Santa. Santa, portrayed by Miller, entertained the children from his sleigh. The children took turns sitting on Santa ' s lap and telling him what they wanted for Christmas. They were then presented with large bags filled with fresh fruit, candies, coloring books, bal- loons and other surprises. The gifts were do- nated by Austin merchants including Safeway and McDonald ' s and Wendy ' s restaurants. " It was hard to say who had the merriest time, the children, the chapter members Santa, " Miller said. " The Christmas party was a great success ai everyone enjoyed it. There was a horse-dra carriage there which also really excited the ch dren. We worked hard to spread our joy others and the children seemed very pleased DU little sister Leigh Anne Quebedeaux, . ementary education sophomore, said. " Plans are already in the working to make ne Christmas ' Delta Upsilon Christmas Party ev a greater one and to increase the number children entertained, " Miller said. Chris Bjornson David Briggs mica John Dempsey Ron Ellis David Everett Craig Fisher Marc Foster Geoffrey Helms Jason Hoblit Michael Ibanez Jay Jordan II Todd Kraft John Kros Charles Magee OFFICERS: FRONT ROW: Todd Allen Kraft, Andrew Lee Matthews, Richard Dennis Johnson BACK ROW. Paul Chandlei Miller. William Leonard by Reshonda late 470 Delta Upsilon PLAY BALL: Ralph Benson, civil engineering sophomore, and George Onisiforou, business soph- omore, battle for the point in a volleyball game on March 4. POWER PLAY: John Kros, engineering sophomore, dinks the ball over the net as Drew Matthews, biology-pre-med senior, attempts a block during the game. LITTLE SISTERS: FRONT RQW; Mary Lorraine Anderson, Kercida Gay Don Foreman, Catherine Ann Flores, Jacqueline Estellt Burgen, Michde Marie Mennuca, DeAnn Kennedy. BACK ROW; Anna Benav.des, Julie Ann MiDougall, Margaret Mary Frain. Leigh Anne Quebedeaux, Cassandra Elaine McBrayer Andrew Matthews Charles McDow William Mennucc: George Onisiforou Steve Speed Jeff Stockett Zach Wassmuth Cooper Wiseman Chris Zak Delta Upsilon 47 1 DELTA TAU DELTA Chapter focus on famib shapes memorable weekenc Delta Tau Delta teed off their Dad ' s Day weekend on Nov. 13 with the Delt ' s annual golf game held at the Lost Creek Country Club. Parents, friends and alumni as well as Delta Tau Delta members participated in the tournament. " The tournament paired up fathers and sons with other fathers and sons. This really gave the fathers an opportunity to meet other parents as well as fraternity members, " Vice President Tim xiogan, business junior, said. Dad ' s Day, a tradition honored campus- wide, was held to invite parents to visit students in order to get a taste of their daughter or son ' s involvement on campus. Student associations at the University, including fraternities, planned special events geared towards allowing the par- ents to have fun while spending time with their University students. Coogan considered Dad ' s Day not only a family occasion but also a time to show parents what the Delts actually do. " The guys like to have their parents see house. It ' s a weekend to show the parents j exactly where their money is going, and it ' s also a good chance for the parents to come and ' catch up ' with their old friends who they don ' t get to see very often, " Coogan said. The festivities proceeded with a casino night for the parents. Participants bought chips to play with and the money raised was then used to pay for prizes that were auctioned off for the chips at the end of the evening. The following evening an awards banquet was held at La Mansion hotel. Awards such as " Best Pledge, " " Best GPA " and " Best Athlete " were given as well as scholarships to members meeting a variety of qualifications. Five $1,000 scholarships were awarded to meritous upperclassmen who were judged ac- cording to academic standing, contributions to the community and fraternity and financial need. Recipients of the H. T. Parlin scholarships were Jamie Meier, Scott Phillips, Chris Graff, Todd Frerichs and Scott Gardner. Steve Cecil, military science sophomore, ceived the " Best Pledge " award. He said, was a great honor to receive the award in front my family, friends and brothers. " " The dinner banquet was definitely the t max of the whole weekend, Coogan said, brought all the parents and alumni together the same room to meet and get to know c fraternity even better. " by Deborah Chung OFFICERS: FRONT ROW: Omar Jamil Alam, James Hardy Welch. Kevin David Witcher, William Edward Wood III. SECOND ROW. Joseph Ignarius Matthews, Timothy Joseph Coogan. Cody Don Htdgpeth, Ross Herbert Ehlmger, Christopher J. Gallagher, Mark Easley. BACK ROW: Michael Browne Tracy Jr., Jason Daniel Dill, Michael A. Wichterich, William Dirk Van Slyke, Christopher Graff, Christopher Scott Gardner. Lance Abbott Bud Alldredge Darrell Armer Anthony Barrett John Berra Ernest Blansfield John Branch Hanes Brindley William Campbell Stan Casey III Steve Cecil Jeffrey Collins Tyler Coogan Brian Dare Mark Dempsey 472 Delta Tau Delta (ami weeb WHERE DID YOU SAY THE KEY GOES?: Brad Dudney, business sophomore, gets a driving lesson from passenger Greg Brute, liberal arts sophomore, before the golf tournament Nov. 1 3. FAIRWAY SHOT: Chris Passero, communications junior, drives the ball towards the green at the tournament. Chris Dobbs William Durham Verlon Edwards Darrell Fletcher Brian Frcrkhs Chris Gallagher Christopher Graff Thomas Graff rah am Neil Grundhoefe Todd Gustawes Danny Harris Craig Harris Delta Tau Delta 473 DELTA TAU DELTA HIGH ROLLER: Delt pledge Brian Graham, engineering fresh- man, rries his luck at the crap table during Casino Night Nov. 13. Patrick Hafey Scott Haydon Matt Haynes Jason Heironimus John Hickman Mark Hughes Eric Kraft Todd Ligon David Lindsay Richard Lipscomb Gregory Marwill Keith McNeely Todd Moore Michael Ogden Alexander Panhans Mike Patrick Scott Perla David Peveto Eric Reddehase Andrew Ritchie Alfred Roschmann Rob Russell Robert Schulz Sanders Spangler Jason Sparks Jeff Spencer 474 Delta Tau Delta .--,:..-. . , row Jeff Stewart Mark Strickland Van Taylor Rick Tracy Mark Ultis James Wolff .ctivities take ' step ' the right direction KAPPA ALPHA PSI [The brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi took the leek community by storm once again with l;ir 9th Annual Kappa-tol City Greek Show, lid Nov. 14. Approximately 1400 people I Tied out to watch nine fraternities and seven rorities put together rhythmic routines and l;play their talents as they " stepped " across the stage of the LBJ Auditorium. Fraternities and sororities from the University and five other Texas universities competed for the first place prize and trophy. The winners, Kappa Alpha Psi from the University of Hous- ton, and Delta Sigma Theta from North Texas State University in the fraternity and sorority I IN I ROW. Kent Montgomery. George C. Willis. Eric Michael Benjamin, Clarence J. Hollis. SECOND ROW. Darwin Glyn Davis. Warren Dudley. Gary Lynn Id Jr. Gerald Lavon Lewis. Rhon Anthony T. Green, Gene Paul Smell. Fredrick Thomas Rhine Jr. BACK ROW: Carie-Wayne Desmond Constable, Darryl I ne Austin, Joe L. Buckner, Hendrix R. Nelson. Bennie Theodore Childs. Willie R. Haze. divisions, respectively, each took home the $350 first place prize. " We would like to thank all the groups and organizations that participated to make this one of the largest Greek Shows in Kappa ' s history. We also want to thank the spectators who traveled across Texas to see this event, " Pres- ident Kent Montgomery, advertising-marketing senior, said. While Kappas might have been known for their social activities, they also provided out- standing service, especially to the Black com- munity. Their service projects included working at the Salina Rest Home and their Youth Inc. program. This tutoring program took Kappa members out to Pierce Junior High School every Wednesday afternoon to tutor young under- privileged children. Other projects included sponsoring the an- nual Miss Black UT pageant, and the Kappa Spring Scholarship, which was awarded to an outstanding University-bound Austinite in fi- nancial need. " The various service projects that we par- ticipate in yearly simply serve to reinforce the primary function of Kappa Alpha Psi, service in the Black community, " Craig Watkins, soci- ology senior, said. by ReShonda Tate Carie-Wayne Constable Kent Montgomery LISTEN UP: Steve Pollard, mechanical gineehng senior, explains to the Fall ' 87 Pro- bates what it takes to be Kappa man before their Probate show on Dec. 3- .Ktud Stravau Kappa Alpha Psi 475 PPA ALPHA Extravagant settin: captures holiday spiri! " Over $25,000 and one week of continuous labor went into preparation for one night of fun at the Kappa Alpha house, the Kappa Alpha Christmas Formal. The party was held Saturday Dec. 5, with over 300 mem- bers and guests attending. " It is one of the most incredible parties at UT, and it has been ranked as one of the top college parties in the country, " Social Chairman Walt Reynolds, marketing junior, said. The 45 pledges were responsible for building the various rooms and decorating the house with the help of active members. " It was a fun party because how it turned out was all up to us, " pledge Guy Hallberg, eco- nomics junior, said. Members and their dates entered the party by walking under a 30-foot tunnel strung with colored Christmas lights. Once inside, the guests d a choice of rooms to visit. " The rooms were extended outdoors with tarps enclosing the party; tunnels made of chick- en wire and cedar connected the rooms to- gether, " Reynolds said. To the left of the foyer a piano bar awaited the KAs and their dates. Further on was " The COME AND GET IT: Kappa Alpha members and their guests load up their plates at a KA burgers and beer mixer Feb. 19. Pond Room " which consisted of a real pond, a waterfall, live ducks, a jazz band and an open bar. To the right of the entrance was a nativity scene and more Christmas trees. " We even had a running river down in the basement, " Reynolds said. " Guests had to cross a bridge to get to the bar on the other side. " The dance floor and rock band, The Business, was located in the main part of the house. A mariachi band was located in the backyard where four smaller rooms had been constructed. These rooms, called Butthuts, were designed so that guests had to crawl into them. " Each room had its own theme. One roo I the Coors Light Room, was constructed entirl out of beer cans with over 1,500 cases of b] lining the ceiling and walls, " Hallberg said. " There was so much going on, with sevel bands and mazes all contributing to an elabor; I setting, " Cherie Hodges, pharmacy sophomoj said. " You could get lost in there. " FRONT ROW: Margaret Lea Hogan, Bennett Thomason Rowe, Elizabeth Kay Peebles, David Hunt Wydman, Beth Margery Highgenboten, James Loren Gteaves, Caria Cay Brumley, Matthew Bohon Alfotd, William AJvin Moore. SECOND ROW. Leslie Jean Raw], Troy Dixon Snelling, Kathryn Ann Alben. John Walter Cain. Julie Ann Gregg, Brooks Trezevant Patrick, Robert Todd Butts, Laura Didier Williams, Kurt Michael Van Hofwegen THIRD ROW: William Leo Moll Jr., Liesl Helms, Andrew Clayton Medlenka, John Pattick Boylan, Margaret Anne Worsham, Philip Cruce Shadwick Jr., Jennifer Charlyn Bracken, Michael Kadane Lane. BACK ROW: Jamei Robert Casweli, Jennifer Paige Gres- st, Michael Freeman McAuley Jr., David Wayne Andrus, Leigh Marjorie Falb, [Derek Lmdsey Jones, Darrell Thomas Hail, Theresa Anne Pinion, Robert Jerry Stone III. 476 _ Kappa Alpha by Nancy Anderson TWO POINTS: Charles Mann, liberal arts junior, slam dunks the ball in a friendly game of basketball at the KA house Feb. 19. TWO-FISTED DRINKER: David Nix shares his refreshments with Sherri Yates and Laura Tyner at the KA initiation party Feb. 20. OFFICERS: FRONT ROW. David Wayne Andrus, Derek Lmdsey Jones, James Loren Greaves BACK ROW Michael Freeman McAulty Jr , John Patrick Boylan. Andrew Clayton Medlenka, Matthew Bohun Alford, Darrell Thomas Hail, Michael Kadane Lane Lane Brindley James Caswell Joe DriskilJ Brian Jaeckle Kale Kibbe Michael Lane Andrew Medlenka KAPPA SIGMA Week-long flest finishes on high not Throughout the history of the Uni- versity, many annual traditions have been established. However, members of Kappa Sig- a believed that none of these traditions had ore of an intense impact than their Texas Independence Day Celebration, March 2. To commemorate Texas Independence Day, Kappa Sigs filled the week of Feb. 29-March 5 with impressive activities in ' which all students re encouraged to join. Activities included a renade, an open mixer, a road trip to Mexico, campus-wide party and a closed party for ppa Sig members and their dates. The Monday night serenade was one of a different breed. The members donned Mexican attire, complete with scrapes, sombreros and exican flags. Accompanied by a mariachi ,nd, the members wandered to sorority houses singing traditional Mexican songs and announc- ing their open mixer scheduled for Wednesday night. " It ' s definitely a little different than the typ- ical serenade. At some point, we got kind of loud and obnoxious, but the sororities did not m to mind too much, " Alan Taylor, eco- omics senior, said. On Wednesday night, Kappa Sig entertained embers of different sororities. The fraternity members furnished their guests with music and margaritas served with a " Mexican flair. " ursday night was highlighted by a traditional road trip to Mexico for both pledges and actives. President John Savardi, honors finance se- nior, said about the trip, " It ' s traditional and a good chance for actives and pledges to get together and enjoy the week ' s festivities. It provides a very realistic touch to our Mexican festival. " The campus-wide party was held on Friday evening. The fraternity furbished their house with a stylish Mexican setting. There was a $5 admission charge through which the treasurer collected almost $600. The collection went to- ward the door prize, an all expense paid trip for two to the beaches of Mexico. The remainder of the proceeds from the party was donated to Texas Society for Autistic Citizens. " The open party is getting bigger and beil We have a good time and it ' s for a good cau:| Chris Kroeger, marketing senior, said. " It ' s a fun way to celebrate an important |l of Texas history, " Chris Long, petroleum I management junior, said. by Car a Cooper r; Th - OFFICERS: FRONT ROW. Muhaei Foster Hord, Charlej Christopher Shan non, Alan David Taylor. BACK ROW: John Christopher Sarvadi, Muhael Kroeger, Jeffrey David Dunbar. Bruce Bain Phillip Bardin William Boyce Michael Burniston Victor Cardenas Carter Carrao Tom Combs Stephen Darnall Todd Darwin Kevin DesRosiers Andrew Dodson Michael Doyle Tim Drake Jeffrey Dunbar James Elder Jeffrey Farney P GWio- i tl. 478 Kappa Sigma Magdalena Zavala LITTLE SISTERS: FRONT ROW Lisa Christine khiller. Meredith Margaret Tekell, Karen Valerius, Natasha K Anderson. Cima Rcncc Guscmano, Karen Lynne Slaughrer, Ashley Elizabeth Logan, Anne Lynn Sager, LI| Rence Reynolds BA(,K ROW Kristi Ann Ward, Jennifer Elizabeth Moody, Jennifer Piskun, Vanessa Dawn Robertson, Tracey L. Luke. Karsy Metom, J,U Mane Todd. Carol Lynn Mallia. Amy Elizabnh Wilson Jeff Holt IT AGAIN, GUYS: Doug Patteson, finance senior, and Andrew Thayer, business freshman, provide backup Is for the mariachi at the Kappa Sig serenade on March 1 . James Gardiner Andrew Gray IV David Groff Kenneth Gurka Scott Harper Mark Harris Tim Hennessey Dean Hrissikopoulos Kappa Sigma 479 KAPPA SIGMA AMONG FRIENDS: George Bradford and Dave Vanwise laugh at a joke told by Mike Boykin at the Texas In- dependence Day benefit party .J on March 4. ike Keith Jeff Kennedy Keith Knox Chris Kroeger Chris LaRue Craig Ledbetter Jesse Leitner Marc Little Christopher Long Carl Marotto Stan Marsh IV Todd Mayfield James McAnelly III Michael Meaux Paul Moreton Richard Morris David Nichols Donald Patteson Jim Perdue Thomas Phelan Michael Purcell Alan Quaintance Jr. George Ratliff David Ray Robert Ray Steven Read Kevin Regan Andrew Rorschach Taylor Schwab Brent Shirley Alan Taylor Charles Thiltgen 480 Kappa Sigma Christopher Thompson Doyle Todd James Vcrnon Wyeth Wiedeman Jason Womack Richard Wood Chapter carries on dream :hrough quality education OMEGA PSI PHI To assist students at a. local black college who lere experiencing serious financial problems in Lrchasing their textbooks, members of Omega si Phi sponsored their second annual Greek liow on April 8 in Gregory Gym. Approximately 1,500 people, including UT ludents and other university students from |:ross Texas, attended the event. Fraternities lid sororities from the University and various Irher schools " stepped " across the stage in lopes of keeping their dream of black achieve- jient alive at Huston-Tillotson College. " Years ago, Martin Luther King had a dream ' - the dream that someday the black struggle I ' ould be over. We feel that the only way to liake this dream possible is through a quality plication. If the students attending Huston- Tillotson can ' t get their books, that ' s just one more barrier in their plight for that quality education, " Michael Anderson, physical edu- cation-psychology senior, said. The Omegas donated over $1,500 from the Greek Show proceeds to a book scholarship fund. Members of Omega Psi Phi purchased the textbooks from local bookstores and Huston- Tillotson students were allowed to check them out, free of charge, and return them at the end of the semester. " A lot has been done to help black students succeed in college, but so much more needs to be done. By sponsoring this book scholarship fund, the Omegas are giving back to the black community. Had it not been for the struggle of past black college students, blacks would not ! have been in the University today, " President Clarence Hill, print journalism senior, said. The scholarship fund was one of many proj- ects Omega Psi Phi participated in yearly for the benefit of the Austin community. " We have done such things as adopted a needy family for Thanksgiving, sponsored a Halloween party for underprivileged and hand- icapped kids, donated our services to Big Broth- ers Little Brothers of Austin and donated to the United Negro College Fund. We also sponsor an on-campus scholarship to a qualified UT un- dergraduate, " Hill said. by ReShonda Tate MOMENT OF SUSPENSE: Omega support- ers nervously await the announcement of the April 9 Greek Show winner. RONT ROW Michael Eugene Anderson. Clarence Edward Hill Jr.. Dacyl Brooks Brown. BACK ROW: Quintus Sherw.n Hampron. Derrick I t Patrersun, Kirk Anronmo Jackson. Peter Rene Jerry Clay Chandler, Omega Psi Phi 48 1 LAMBDA CHI ALPHA , Showing their dedication to the eld- erly of Austin, in September, Lambda Chi Alpha joined the Greek and Student Or- ganization a group of 10 sororities, 12 fra- ternities and 12 student organizations designed to assist this neglected community. " We help out nursing patients as well as the infirm elderly that are living in their own homes, " Don Kloster, English junior, said. Kloster, chairman of the Greek and Student Organization and Lambda Chi Alpha member also said that this program would be expanding into a major force to combat this social problem. " Eventually, we hope to have offices in the city where the elderly can call if they need help. These offices would act as ce nters for the eld- erly, " Kloster said. About twice a month, Lambda Chi members provided activities for the elderly. Projects in- cluded taking the citizens out to dinner and to Longhorn basketball games, sponsoring a casino night for them and decorating their doors at Christmas. Some funding for the projects was to come rom a special benefit concert in the spring given by country music star George Strait and a grant provided by the Hogg Foundation. " We plan to build this organization into a self supporting group that will eventually pro- vide transportation, a hotline whatever the elderly need, " Dan Schmidt, economics junior, said. LITTLE SISTERS: FRONT ROW: Wendy Lynette Hinkie, Kathleen Mane VcrEecke, Michelle Evans, Heather Lyn Beauchamp, Kristin Michelle Rice. Laurie Ann Teeter. SECOND ROW: Mele Angelique Perkins, Leslee Ann Sparkes. Laura Kernan Gunnin, Heidi Lynn Srammberger, Dina Michelle O ' Brien. THIRD ROW: Sara Lynn Leeman, Caron Elizabeth Arnold, Patricia Ann Overmyer, Anne Elizabeth Woodruff. BACK ROW: Rachel Lee Johnson, ida M Diehl, Julie A. Reno, Paige Ellen HiU. Members reach on ! to aid elderly community Other members said that these special ex- periences with the citizens led to deepened at- titudes and good feelings towards the older members of the community. " We are caring to them and they are just as caring back to us. It ' s good to go out and do service projects with other Greeks, " John Schmisseur, aerospace engineering sophomore, said. " Usually all people hear about fraternities is Brent Alford Philip Antinone Alfred Armstrong Eric Bailey Kenneth Baker James Barufaldi Scott Bauer Stephen Black Frank Brancaccio Michael Cagney Thomas Clark John Comerford Jimmy Crane Bill Cronin Phillip Davis Peter Durbin the bad stuff, not the positive. This project combine youthful energy with the older g eration into something memorable for b sides, " chairman Kloster said. " You get a good feeling when you see reaction and the joys in their faces when visit, " Schmidt said. by Deborah Chung 482 Umbda Chi Alpha Roemer Visser Charles WaU Christopher Wallace Tass Waterston James White Jeffrey Wick Robert Wickman OFFICERS: FRONT ROW: William Merritt Reppeto. Stephen Ellis Black, Mi- chael Joseph Perugini, John David Schmisseur, Frederick Scott Bauer, Thom- as Whitney Clark. BACK ROW: Kevin Michael Farrell. Gregory Kent Douglass, John Star Han, Michael William Wallace. Charles Aaron Wall Jr.. Brent Thomas Alford. Matt Evans Kevin Farrell Rimas Gaizutis John Goeth James Goodson Jr. Danny Hankins Danny Harbin Douglas Hardy James Harris Trey Heatly Sam Hefton David Higgins Carey Howard Monte Irion John Jackson David Johnson Kyle Jones Timothy Karpos Don KJoster Bryan Kruse Jeffery Kudrick Richard Lebas Stephen Matcha Mark Paul Mark Perdue Michael Perugini Scott Ralston Gardner Randall William Reppeto Robert Reynolds Ken Roberman Scott Rupert Scott Saunders Dan Schmid John Schmi: Ray Suhler Clint Teutsch David Trevino Diederik Visser Lambda Chi Alpha 483 PHI DELTA THETA Mud wrestling, margarittj highlight weekend fiesi As cheery Greeks enjoyed beer and margaritas at Abel ' s on 24th and Rio Grande, others caught up on the latest gossip. A group of rowdy men crowded around a small table, laughing and joking. These were some seniors of Phi Delta Theta. After quite a while, they came to an agree- ment on a story topic. " We want you to write about our trip to Boys ' Town, " they said. About 150 Phi Delts and their dates loaded into four buses for a road trip to Nuevo Laredo on April 1 and 2. " This was the first time to have other mem- bers go besides seniors. It makes it a lot more fun to have more people come with us, " David Holt, history senior, said. The Phi Delts arrived in Nuevo Laredo late on Friday, April 1, and were entertained at the Cadillac Bar by a band called The Male Men. " Alonzo ' Lonnie ' Francis Harrison was the M.C. He ' s the Phi Delt porter. He ' s great! " Jeff Barnett, prebusiness junior, said. After a late morning recovery in the hotel, Saturday saw them watching, as well as betting, on a couple of rounds of mud wrestling outside the Papagallo Bar. " In the past, things have gotten pretty out of hand. The crowd cheers the girls on. Some guys get up and participate, " Holt said. Those that had never been there before, went OFFICERS: FRONT ROW: Mark Renaud Puffiam, Scott Alfred Strehh, George Littlefieid Clark. Christopher Kelly Bell BACK ROW: Joseph Henry Parks Jr.. Jeffrey Akn Bamett, William Joseph Hogan. into town to shop and " see a little Me culture. " Many tested Lady Luck at the races. " The betting gets real st eep. Sometim even cover our losses, " Steve Blalock, econ junior, said. The Phi Delts and their dates headed ba Austin late that afternoon, and most enjoye long ride back, especially those fortunate en to sleep on the busses. By popular demand of those who wei terviewed at Abel ' s, the story closes with parting words, " Love it so well nevei forget it God bless! " by Lori Grabois Andy Biggs Kirby Black k Crosnoe Rod Deaton David Dunson Robert Kline Steve Larkin Brett May _L Richard Mullen Blake Neely LeGrande Northcutt Michael Schmidt Steven Strachan Barth Timmermann Barry Williams 484 Phi Delta Thcta Pertrr Rene FULL HOUSE: Guests crowd onto the dance floor as they celebrate at the Ph. Delts Bahamas Party on March 5. WATCH CLOSELY: Alonzo Harrison, petroleum engineering junior, and his date take centet stage as they show off their dancing abilities at the Bahamas Party. WAS THAT YOUR FOOT?: Heidi Houk, business junior, dances with Mike Young, business freshman, at a mixer at Alejandro ' s Bar and Restaurant on Feb. 17. Phi De T PHI GAMMA DELTA Halloween shrieks of horrc bring squeals of delig Screeech, Hissss, Booo! The sounds of Halloween came alive Oct. 30 at the Phi Gamma Delta Haunted House at 300 West 27th Street. The Fijis ' house was opened to the invited organizations on Halloween eve from 7:30-9:00 p.m. The invited organizations brought in kids of all ages from around Austin and included three churches and a number of elementary schools in Austin school districts. Other groups such as the Mary-Lee Foundation and Big Brothers and Sisters, who had come to the event in past years, were invited but unable to come this time. The Turman House, a juvenile half-way house, attended the event for the first time. Fiji member Paul Schweizer, liberal arts junior, vol- jnteered at Turman House two mornings a week and extended the invitation to the group. " We took about 14 of our boys over to the house, and they really appreciated it, " Lori Westfall, community coordinator at Turman House said. " These boys were teenagers, so the members gave them an extra-scary show. " With about 1 50 children passing through the grand tour to be pleasantly terrified with its thrills and chills, Michael Ellington, Fiji public- relations director and Haunted House coor- dinator, said that the haunted house was very well attended. The outside of the house had been decorated to resemble the graphic face of a night-stalking werewolf. The 8-10 minute indoor tour in- cluded a wax museum, a man-eating monster, and a special effects room which, with the use of black paper and strobe lights, presented the illusion of a spinning room. Along with all of this excitement were skits and music through- out the tour and refreshments provided by so- rority Kappa Alpha Theta. The Fijis, pledges and actives both, worked 30-50 people at a time and 1 5 hours a day for a week to complete it in time for the big day. Michael Ellington said, " The important thing was that we were all together when we worke it and we did it for the public of Austin, for kids who have nowhere else to go. " Overall, the evening was a huge success. I Croft, a sixteen year old boy from the Tun House, said, " It was all very unexpected unusual and well-worth the visit. " The Haunted House was not the only project. The members also took an active pai the MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driv carwash held Oct. 24 and in the PUSH (! Units for the Severely Handicapped) Tou ment Nov. 7, which was a paint pellet sponsored by Pi Kappa Phi to benefit the hs icapped. by Arpana Sat he ALL WASHED UP: Wilson Shirley, business fresh finishes up yet another car at the MADD car wash on 24. Mike Alessio Greg Bates Curt Besselman Stewart Black Peter Bloomquist James Brown II John Canavan Richard F.rnst J ' l 486 Hhi CJjiiini.1 IVIia , % J FLAGGING ' EM DOWN: Christopher Yates, Reagan Nash and Robert Rogers take a break from scrubbing cars as they take their turn attracting customers to the MADD carwash in which they participated with other fraternity and sorority groups. OFFICERS: James Carol Dells, Variable Bland Proctor, Jr.. Douglas Scot! Wall, Michael Tyson Kelley. John Former Charles Foxworth George Gideon David Goodman Robert Harkrider Fred Hartnett Mark Hawkins Kyle Hayes Mike HeUmund Charles Hobbs Lyon Johnson Mark Johnson John Jones Kirk Kauffman Gregg Knaupe James Lyons John Nash Phi Gamma Delta 487 PHI GAMMA DELTA TEAM STRATEGY: Mark Fischer, liberal arts freshman, reviews last-minute details with team members as they prepare for the paint-pellet war held Nov. 7 RUNNING FOR COVER: William Griffin, graduate student in business, dashes courageously across the field as he advances upon the enemy. William Nelson Chris Newton Steve Oldham George Parr William Peche Thomas Rcxford Russell Ringo Robert Rogers Robert Schupbach Paul Schweizer John Shepptrrd Carl Shirley - i ' ' . . K Johnny Sntrecl Cory Van Dyke Stewart Whitehead Robert Winston Jason Wolff Chris Yates John Young l hi Ciainii nr Peam effort provides key o winning football season PHI KAPPA SIGMA emistry that is one clement needed for any xesstul team. In fact, the close chemistry rween the 73 active members of Phi Kappa ma led them to victories in intramural foot- II once again. Members of the " Phi Kappa Sigma Skulls " ;played their prowess as they advanced their im three rounds into the IM playoffs in No- tnber. In their first game versus Sigma Chi, wevcr, a setback occurred when Phi Kap ' s arterback J.D. Frazier, pre-business sopho- jre, was injured and unable to play. BIRD ' S-EYE VIEW: Members of Phi Kappa Sigma d the Spooks enjoy the food and fun at the fajita d margarita mixer on Oct. 23. " But we still managed to pull everything together and get to the playoffs, " David John- son, computer science junior, said. " Sports helped us to learn to rely on each other. We got to know each other better and depend on each other as a team. " We ' re not a very large fraternity we like to do a lot together, and that includes having a good time, " David DeMarco, liberal arts junior, said. The smaller size of the group not only con- tributed to their success in intramural sports, but also created a sense of security among the members. Paul Wyandt, business sophomore, said, " We ' re all able to act more like ourselves, because we know each other so well. Phi Kap also said that their close- ness made the members more cooperative when accomplishing goals, such as planning and carrying out social events. Matt Comstock, lib- eral arts sophomore, said, " We couldn ' t get anything done without this closeness. It takes a shorter amount of time for us to do things because people around here are willing to help. Whether they were throwing a brunch and party for their parents during Dad ' s Day, host- ing a fajita and margarita mixer with the Spooks, or scoring a touchdown, Phi Kappa Sigma used its team effort to achieve success. by Deborah Chung Vic Akorta III Keith Allen Daniel Austin John Bahr Christopher Block Craig Boyd Ronald Brooks Michael Broussard Kevin Brown Ramon Burdeos Jason Burr Bryon Chesley Daniel Deans David DeMarco Dan Devereux Greg Devereux Willcm Dicke Jerry Dollar Jeffrey Evans Houston Foppiano John Frazier Phi Kappa Sigma 489 PHI KAPPA SIGMA FRONT ROW: Matthew H. Comstock, Thomas Patrick Hofin. Wesley Scott McNeill. Stephen Edward Comslock, David Turner Walder. BACK ROW: Al Earnest Hewitt, Paul Matthew Wyandt, David Victor DeMarco, James Daniel McSpaddcn, Christopher Michael Block, Elisco Ruiz III. TEEING OFF: Phi Kap guest Richard Sikes displays great form and concentration as he begins a round of golf at the tournament on Nov. 20 at Riverplace Country Club. The tournament was a benefit for children with cystic fibrosis. Michael Hess Al Hewitt drew Hogan omas Hogan David Johnson Gerald Koza Donald Limberg Michael McGlauchlin Wesley McNeill James McSpadden Kerry Moore Scott Muhlig Edward Nelson James OMalley Christopher Rakowitz Todd Reasonover Ragan Reeves Eliseo Ruiz III Michael Samonek 490 Phi Kappa Sigma FRONT ROW Mkhetle L Burltigh. Nicole Suzanne Speck, Caprice Jane DesOnmaux, Camilla Woodworth Callin. Pamela Ann Jullnun. K.i[hryn Anne tader. Joseph Sioti Posavu SttOND ROW Kirsten Diana Rred, Amy Ot-nist- Kucas, Julie Oiane Kcsin er, Karen Jo Hofmami, Cheri Ann Enum- in 8 er. BACK ROW: Muhai-l Eugene Hess, Pamcia Mane Sheridan. Dana Orene Taylor, Jennifer Kay Griffith. Susan Diane Gillette, Kristme Anne Kirk GIVING A WARM WELCOME: Robm Ruston, third year law student greets Raymond Hess, father of member Michael Hess, enthusiastically at the Dad ' s Day barbcque on Nov. 14. Forrest Smith Robert Stapleton Mark Sweet Rainey Threadgill Oscar Valles David Walder Scott Whisenhunt Paul Wyandt Phi Kappa Sigma 49 1 PHI KAPPA THETA Elderly ' s lives touchec by actions of fraternit) Phi Kappa Theta began the year with the goal of increasing their involve- ment in community service projects. They helped the needy during the holiday seasons, but primarily concentrated their efforts on vis- iting the elderly at the Eastern Hills Conva- lescent Center (EHCC). Throughout the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays the Phi Raps gave their time so that the hungry in the Austin area could have food. Five complete Thanksgiving dinners were do- nated to St. Ignatius Catholic Church and then dispensed to needy families in the parish com- munity. The Phi Kaps also helped serve a free Thanksgiving meal for the hungry at the Capitol Grounds sponsored by the Austin Food Bank. " It was fantastic; it took something of them- selves to give to someone else and that ' s rare these days, especially in young people, " Max Earl, community service coordinator of St. Ignatius Church, said. In addition to their Christmas and Thanks- giving projects, the Phi Kaps and their little sisters spent one Sunday of each month during the fall semester with the senior citizens at the EHCC. On each trip, 15 to 20 members went to the center to visit with residents, play games with them or just to listen to their stories. " The guys seemed glad they could make someone else happy and bring some sunshine into their lives. Knowing that it meant so much to them made our guys feel good about them- selves, " President Robert Ayala, real estati finance junior, said. Besides visiting the center, Phi Kappa Thei decorated its hallways at Christmas time an assisted the staff when minor repairs were neec ed at the center. " We hope they continue their involvemen They are a very enthusiastic group of kids, Sigrid Gentle, EHCC community liason, said. " We plan on escalating the project in years t come, " Ayala said. " Since the 1970s Phi Kapp Theta hasn ' t done a lot with community servio We want to do more and make a difference. " by Nancy Anderson mo Chavez Omar Davila Daniel Deanda Jr. David De Anda Jose Dimas Ariel Evideme Joe Flores John Flores Rene Franco Silverio Garcia, Jr. Arcuro Gar a Gregona Gomez Martin Gonzalez IV Frederick Hendnx I ' hoin ( uurim nf Bbnia Guilcri SITTING PRETTY: Clad in costumes. Phi Kappa Theta little sisters get together for a casu ! picture at a Halloween party Oct 31. 492 Phi Kappa Theta IS THERE A SECOND?: President Robert Ayala, real es- tate-finance junior, calls to fi- nalize plans for the fraternity ' s Cancun Casual in December as David DeAnda, business junior, takes notes. OFFICERS: Ted Rodriguez Jr.. Samuel! Chavez, Robert Medrano. Rene Rafael Rodriguez. Enrique Parada. Christopher Lewis Jorge Lopez Michael Luneau Jose Maldonado Roberto Medrano Robert Palacios Enrique Parada Roland Rios - " " : Joey Robison Rene Rodriguez Ted Rodriguez, Jr. Antonio Romero David Salinas Enrique Torres Anusorn Wilson Phi Kappa Theta 493 PI KAPPA PHI Fundraising requires 1 teamwork and strategy Collecting money for philanthropies often presented a problem for some or- ganizations, yet Pi Kappa Phi devised a cre- ative and competitive solution to raise funds for their philanthropy, PUSH. PUSH - - Play Units for the Severely Handicapped was a pyramid-shaped structure designed to provide interaction for the disabled. It was up to each chapter of Pi Kappa Phi to raise the $10,000 needed to purchase a play unit, which was donated in their name to a city or hospital which needed it the most. The University chapter ot Pi Kappa Phi incorporated the idea of using Adventure Games of Austin to meet their $10,000 goal The tournament took place Nov. 7-8. Eight fraternities entered 10-member teams that were Timothy Atkinson Warren Becht Patrick Dillawn required to pay a $ 1 50 entry tec. Darren Stroud, petroleum engineering junior, said, " The tournament went great. It was very organized. All the teams had a great time-. " The game itselt was played with guns that shot paint pellets. The object ot the game was to capture the other team ' s flag. The game was based on a point system in which points were given for " hits. " Once a player was " hit, " he was out of the game. After each game, the players were required to go through a check station, where he was inspected for " splats " ot paint. The tournament was played on two fields, round robin style. Playing on two fields enabled four teams to play at one time, thus allowing each team to play three times. Phi Gamma Delta took first place, while Delta Sigma Ph ancl Tau Kappa Epsilon took second and thin place, respectively. When asked what it took to win, Warrei Willey, business sophomore, said, " Teamwor! plain teamwork. " " The tournament games can only get biggc and better. With eight teams that competed n the tournament, it helped Pi Kappa Phi rais $1,000 towards our goal of $10,000, " Strou( said. by Car a Cooper FINALIZING PLANS: Members go over die details i their PUSH tournament at a meeting on Nov. 2. Phillip Fitc Thomas Griffin Grant Guidry John Herzog Kurt Mocker Douglas Horvath David Hulbcrt Michael Hulbert Brail Jeter Kevin Kennison Michael Koonsen Michael Lipscumb William Magcc James Nevik 494 Pi Kappa Phi Stan O Neil Michael Oria Brian Pattison David Rose Brad Salmon Gregory Salmon Brandon Spinn FRONT ROW Adarn Tare, dram Quinn Gindry. Kevin Douglas Walker. Darren Waym Slruud. David Alan Ruse. Phillip Marr.n In,. William Pjiruk M..J;,-, SIX ONO ROW Kc-vm An.ln-v. Krnmsun. M.irk Al.ui X.i, ki, HrjJIcy Sirven Sol- mun, Btjmloii Wawni- S| iiin. Andrew Ja- sun WCIIHICIII. (rerald j, -ph I) S,,u j, Bbkr Slftlmji Thomas. Juhn P Tomas- -wski THIRD ROW Maik Randall amura, Muhatl Rand UJiik, Jamri Diniiry Nfvik. Thomas David Gritlin. David I), sun Mill,-r BA( K ROW Man Marius Bulh, Jamn Ruhard Mnkelsun, Brian Jcfftry Painsun, Muhael Sum Ko,nrn. Jerome l jins Tr,j|an OFFICERS: FRONT ROW DaviJ Alan Rose, Mare Mario Buhl. Muhael Kirk l.ipsiumh BA K ROW Darrol Wayne SiruuJ. Kevin Doujilas Walker, James Amhuny Suero. (irani Quinn (juidry. Mi- Ji.iel I dward Summers Gustavo Strinj;tl Darren Stroud James Suero Michael Summers Adam Tate Blake Thomas John Tomaszewski Michael Udick Kevin Walker Andrew Weinstein Mark Zamora Todd Zusmer Pi Kappa Phi ' PI KAPPA ALPHA Thousands of students gathered at the Pi Kappa Alpha house on March 25 to celebrate the birthday of Big John Marshall, the late porter for Pi Kappa Alpha. " Big John was our porter for many years and we started giving him birthday parties a few years ago to show our appreciation for him, " John Drouilhet, biology-pre-med senior, said. " He died three years ago and now the party has evolved into a kind of memorial for him. " The celebration began Friday afternoon and lasted until 7:30 p.m. A second party started at 10 p.m. and attracted a much larger crowd. " There were about 2,000 people at the eve- ning party, " Drouilhet said. " The line to get in was about a block long. I ' d say the first party was mostly Greeks, but the second one was probably an even mix. " " I think the night crowd was the biggest one we ' ve had in years. It was crazy, " Kyle Moore, economics junior, said. " We had 60 kegs of beer on reserve and we only had two left when it was over. " Partygoers paid a $3 admission fee for the afternoon party and donations were taken at the door for the evening party. The proceeds from the parties went to Cerebral Palsy. Entertainment was provided in the afternoon by the reggae group Panmasters, rock group Neptune and a special appearance by Joe Ely. The Main Attractions took the stage for the evening music. " We were sponsored by J.D. ' s Pub and MAKE THAT TWO, PLEASE: Guests at the March 25th Porter Party pitch in their tickets in exchange for a glass of beer. Birthday bash keep memory of Big John air . Grub. They let us use their liquor license at our house and they bartended at the afternoon party where we sold beer tickets since you can ' t sell beer without a license, " Collins King, economics senior, said. Although the party was given to honor Big John, several groups have protested the event in past years. " People have said that it ' s racist because our old ads depicted a black man in a servile po- sition. That ' s not what this party is about. We ' re just trying to show people that we really appreciated all the things Big John did for us while he was here, " King said. " Big John was the biggest fan of the panl Kyle Moore, economics junior, said. ' thought it was great that we threw a party for him. " Besides commemorating their own porterl Kappa Alpha took the opportunity to honoij other fraternities ' porters, too. " We always invite all the porters to the pal but this year we sent a limousine to all houses to pick them up. It made the party stl more special to them, " King said. by Chrissi Noyd Keith Beckman Andrew Bentley Dan Berggren William Borchers Phillip Braithwaite David Clifton Bentley Craft Ralph DeShong HHi MI HHI I HIHB I rr. r 496 _ Pi Kappa Alpha David Gore Matt Green Vean Gregg III David Hooker James Hubbard Derek Irish Gregory Kocian ARRIVING IN STYLE: M.ke Rihner, Andrew Medlen and John Drouilhet pose with a porter after he arrives at the March 25 Porter Party in a limousine provided by the Pikes. LOOKS GOOD TO ME: A Pike member checks the identification of a guest to prevent minor consumption of alcohol at the Porter Party. OFFICERS: FRONT ROW. Juhn Charl Drouilhet III. Km KKarJ Alt. Todd Jeffrey Qu.senberry. Cra.fl Strven Christopher BACK ROW Mart Louis Boom, James Durward Stury, Matthew James Mitchell -H??r , 2t ' + + i Pi Kappa Alpha 497 PI KAPPA ALPHA ROCKIN ' TEXAS: Students enjoy the music of the Joe Ely Band at the Porter Party. LITTLE SISTERS: FRONT ROW. Kimtxrly Ann Anderson, Mclanie Ann Freedman, Cynthia Lynn Mackintosh. Christine Clayton Weddington, Tracey Ann Watson. Laura Carol McMurrey. BACK ROW: Rama Suzanne Spielman, Kimberley Lynn Camp, Brandt Mamc Hamilton. Lori Kandice Johnson, Sh; Lee Mangum, Katherinc Lou Bywaters Bishop Meyer Matthew Mitchell Kyle Moore Robert Perrotta Matthew Rathbun Andrew Scott James Story Alan Tarver William Thomas Curry Vogelsang Pi Kappa Alpha htlp w - ' OMB Utt " ' .:t, AtJ i Michael Waltrip John Ward Paul Wickes Len Woodard Gregory Wright Michael Young Marathon bouncing ;eeps hearts beating SIGMA ALPHA MU IX ' ith a donation of over $13,000, Sigma |)ha Mu was more than proud to be named fifth largest contributor to the American I art Association in Central Texas. ' Fraternities in general have a bad reputation jjeing social clubs, which I feel is not true. A I of sororities and fraternities raise money for I rities, " Jeff Bell, psychology-pre-law junior, 1 IFo help fund research possibilities in the lift cancer area, Sigma Alpha Mu chapters l ass the country made a combined effort with lir " Bounce for Beats " fundraiser for the lierican Heart Association held Feb. 1-5. I Since about 50 percent of the pledges were Im out of state, they were asked to collect liations mainly from their hometowns during Christmas holidays. Locally, the actives and pledges worked toward publicizing the event to the media around the Austin area in an effort to maximize the outcome. Letters were sent prior to the event to businesses and alumni requesting donations for their cause. Feb. 1 was officially designated as " Bounce for Beats Day " by the mayor of Austin and at noon the pledges started to bounce. Their object was to bounce a basketball continuously for 100 hours. The bouncing started at the Sammies ' house where each pledge took two-hour shifts to get all the hours in. " It gave me a good feeling to know that I could contribute to a good cause, " Jeff Silver- stein, aerospace engineering freshman, said. In addition to bouncing at their house, mem- bers also performed exhibition " bouncing " in Austin area shopping malls and on the campus West Mall in an attempt to collect donations from shoppers and from students. The bouncing marathon received television coverage and also included celebrity bouncers such as Dave Cody the sportscaster from tel- evision station KTBC news. " Our efforts to raise this large sum of money may eventually help with breakthroughs in heart cancer research. We are honored to be a part of this, " David Wolf, honors accounting senior, said. by Victoria Woo Jen Hok DUBLE TIME: Brian Popp, pharmacy senior, and Brent KJeiman, business freshman, work together to finish uction of the props tor the Atlantic City party Nov. 2 1. Dan Friedman Jonathan Gansell Craig Goldstein Jonathan Herskovitz Sigma Alpha Mu 499 SIGMA ALPHA MU OFFICERS: FRONT ROW: Craig Mi- chael Lawrence, Bradley Stuart Roth. BACK ROW: Daniel Steven Spier, Jon- athan Saul Ganscll, Steven Alan Rosen blum. THIS IS FOR YOUR OWN GOOD: Eric Udell, history jun- ior, holds a feathered friend as Jeff Tureen, business junior, se- cures a string to its leg to pre- vent it from getting lost in the crowd at the Atlantic City party Nov. 21. Marc Hite Michael Hoffman Jonathan Horn Lawrence Jacobs Mike Kaplan David Kirschner Lance Kutnick Scott Levy 500 Sigma Alpha Mu Randy Maltz Peter Pancione Jordan Pincu Randall Pincu Brian Popp Kenneth Rippner Danny Sachnowitz LITTLE SISTERS: FRONT ROW. Jen- nifer Lynne Langbcrg, Tracy Kay Bassman, Hillary Tamara Uray. SECOND ROW: Lisa Dawn Friedman, Carol Diane Levin, Valeric Horowuz, Kim Weary. BACK ROW: Michael Jay Rosenblum, Lisa Joy Silver, Julie Ilene Friedson, Lisa Robin Fox, Lisa Beth St-lbst, Leslie Schecter, Keith Evan Fern. CAN YOU SPARE SOME CHANGE?: Scott Levy collects a donation for the American Heart Association from Angela Gregg as Cory Maybeck takes his turn bouncing on the West Mall in the Bounce for Beats fundraiser Feb. 3- Scott Sherman Robert Shoss Jeffrey Silverstein Jay Slusky Gary Solka Alon Steinberg Jeffrey Tureen Sandy Yoss Sigma Alpha Mu 501 SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON Tropical setting create; wild atmosphere for part] Imagine. You walk through the en- trance way, greeted by a strobe light. Smoky dry ice fills the air. Bamboo stalks and leaves hang thickly everywhere. Through the greenery, the lake and waterfall glisten in the dim light. The banana plants abound. Festive partygoers, clad in camouflage, dance to the music of the Killer Bees. This is not a description of the wilderness, but the yard of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house at their annual Jungle Party, held Nov. 7. " LIT SAE is known nationally for their Jungle Party, " President Chris Nichols, petroleum en- gineering senior, said. " All SAEs have them, but everyone says ours is the best. " No jungle scene would be complete without live animals. Included in this jungle were snakes, a caged lion and leopard, and a leashed tiger cub that walked around during the party. " At the party, you really feel like you ' re in the jungle. You can ' t see the house at all. My date had never seen anything like it, " Lance Mcln- nes, finance senior, said. Pledges worked about four hours a day tor the six days prior to the event, which was held outside. Three senior actives were responsible for design and overall supervision. The pledges also had help from actives who were already familiar with the building process. An SAE pledge, Judd Lowe, liberal arts fresh- man, said, " We saw pictures of what it was supposed to look like and knew it ' d be a lot of work. It was very rewarding because it looked good and the party was great. We all had a lot of fun building it. Pledges were given the task of finding the needed materials for the jungle. They rented and borrowed equipment, and Austin residents al- lowed the SAEs to use bamboo from their own trees. Pledges saw their hard work pay off with the success ot the party, and then had a week ! tear it clown. " It was a very big undertaking, and tl pledges saw it as a challenge. They did a real good job, and we told them, " pledge trair.j Todd Greenwood, finance senior, said. In addition to hosting social events, the SA j raised money for Junior Helping Hands Austin, a home for children of broken housj holds. The money paid for clothing, food, mel ical care and house repairs. The choice of a kx| group allowed members to see the results their work. A Hold Up was planned for the fall, and t! traditional 48-hour basketball marathon in tl spring. Members hoped to reach a goal $10,000. LENDING A HAND: Hours before the jungle party on Nov. 7, David Copeland. economics senior, and John Cole, liberal arts freshman, put the finishing touches on the river. Robb Boudreaux Codgdell Bradshaw John Cole Brady Crosswell Mark Crosswell Thorn Fitzpatrick Scott Fortney Michael Frietsch Mike Gaither Jcnc Harper 111 Clinton Hawkins King Hughes Doug Johnson F.rii Johnson Brandon Jones Tom Jordan Alan Lane 502 Sigma Alpha I psilon SETTING UP: Working hard in the early building stages, Tim Marron, history junior, and Elliot Prieur, pre-business fresh- man, construct the entrance to the jungle. SAE M S CLO IXCEPT TX RHO CHAPTE DATE I Jeff Holt OFFICERS: FRONT ROW: Allen Lance Mdnnes, Tod Minter Greenwood, John Brady GiJJens. Christopher Perkins Nichols. Jerald Griffith Grcer, David Strater Zai ROW: Paul Ingram Kimzey, Matthew Cooper Deal, William Clement Archer. BACK Judd Lowe Robert Lydick Andrew Martin Allen Mclnnes John Payne IV Elliot Prieur Mark Provine Mike Ranelle Chase Robison Thomas Sorievo Marshall Speiden Dane Stewart William Stone Kevin Walker Chris Whitley Jeff Williams Robert Wright Daniel Young Sigma Alpha Epsilon 503 SIGMA CHI Tutoring sends brother: back to the basic " The men were wonderful role models for the children. They actually put themselves down on the level of the children, " Nancy Choate, administrative assitant for Reilly Elementary School, said. " We really were pleased with the program. " Comments like these came as a result of the efforts of Sigma Chi to suppress their party image and to project a more positive image through their various charitable activities. Reilly Elementary School was targeted tor Sigma Chi ' s participation in the Austin Adopt- IS IT STRAIGHT?: Eric Dmsmorc, Mike Blalixk and Chris Dkkson admire their preparations fur the New North party Nov. 20. a-School program. This program was imple- mented and organized by pledge trainer James Shivcs, speech junior. " We sent at least five guys a day, five days a week out to Reilly, " Shives said. " We helped children in the first through third grades in various subjects like English and math. " " It was unreal how many hours they ded- icated, " said Choate. " They even came during finals. " The fraternity also donated a locking filing cabinet to provide storage for the school ' s con- fidential special education records. Money to purchase the filing cabinet was obtained from the proceeds of a basketball tournament in late October. The tournament was open to members of all fraternities and required a $3 entry fee. To show their appreciation and thanks I Sigma Chi ' s help and dedication, the stucler made Christmas decorations for the fraternip winter formal Dec. 5. Two years ago when the program was ir tiated, it was intended solely for the pledge cla However, many members enjoyed participate in the program so much that they continu after they became actives. Bryan Morton, economics |umor, said, " I just one aspect of our ongoing committment our community. " by Carole Novak 504 Sigma Chi Neil Allen Bob Austin Joe Basinger Michael Blalock Robert Bowman Britt Burk Stephen Buttram Chris Carr Lee Cox Crix Crim Harry CfUtchfield Stephen Dabney Alan Daughtry James Dinsmore Judd Fruia 4 , OFFICERS: FRONT ROW James David Burleson, Cary Michael Totand. Muhad Thomas Milnryre, Andrew Gordon Elliott SECOND ROW. Chmtophet Edwin Knaulh. Michael Guido Gagliardi, James Stuart Ricks, John Byfon Mills. Erik Raney WoUam. BACK ROW: William Anthony Rogers. Kei.h Kirkpattak Austin, TodU Michael Sigaty. George Conrad Grenrood. James Roy Shivcs. MERRY GANG: Members of Sigma Chi en- joy dinner at a get-together Jan. 22. Bradley Harman Brad Irick Robin Killion Chris Knauth Andre Kovensky Mark Miller Bruce Mills Chris Miner Ellioc Mote Mark Moynihan Sigma Chi 505 SIGMA CHI HELPING HAND: Mitch Williams, liberal arts freshman, watches James Burleson, fi- nance senior, as he puts the fin- ishing touches on the decora- tions for the New North parry Nov. 20. SAY CHEESE: Brett Roper, liberal arts freshman, and Kirk Smith, liberal arts sophomore, smile tor the cam- era at a Sigma Chi social Jan. 22. ' Mark Norton Bart Oxspring Sean Peoples Pat Pierson William Rogers Brett Roper Christian Seaton Lex Sheddan Mike Speller Bryan Sleeves Frank Vela Bruce Velisek Paul Warner David Whittlesey Mitchell Williams Geoffrey Youngs 506 Sigma Chi $ PI LITTLE SISTERS: FRONT ROW: Amy Flizabcih Par meter, Marianne Markoe, Mtndie Rhydunia Hi_ilt, Donna K.UI Mikulecky, Sclina Suzanne Avelar. SECON13 ROW: Kelly Diane Linglcy, Shelley Anne Grovcr, Jessica Kathleen Huwrll, Heidi Rente Houk BACK ROW; Virginia Annt- Kobiizck, Susan Louise Miller, Sherri Lin Ueckcr, Grachen Marianna Sccw-ild. Adrian - Ann Glcaton STRAIGHT SHOT: David " The Stinker " Hinslcy, liberal arts junior, shoots for the far pocket during a friendly game Jan. 22. SIGMA NU Renovation projeci results in ' Nu ' house The members of Sigma Nu had a busy fall. After putting in an entire se- mester of inconvenience and hard work, the members finally had something to show for it a brand new fraternity house. The original Sigma Nu house was construct- ed in 1952 and was desperately in need of major repairs. The $400,000 house renovation project finally began during mid-summer 1987 and was completed by the end of the fall semester. Renovation of the house required that it be completely demolished down to the studs and two-by-fours it was made of, and everything was replaced. Funding for the massive repair job came mainly from Sigma Nu alumni. Members con- ducted a type of telemarketing operation with the alumni to gain large amounts of monetary support. " Between about $80,000 and $100,000 was pledged by alumni members, " President Victor Longo, finance junior, said. Alumni played an important role in the ren- ovation by contributing not only money, but also their business talents. Alumni lawyers do- nated their services to manage the paperwork, an alum banker negotiated the best terms pos- OFF1CERS: FRONT ROW: Kevin Jamei Kebodeaux. Jeffrey Grant Pass- mote. Keith Hampton Cole Jr., Millard Winnfield Atkins BACK ROW: David Nelson Fisher, William N. Barnard Jr., James Patrick McCabe. Samuel McFJvy White Craig Allen Barclay Anthony Cecil Bain Scott Bayens Brett Beardsley Ren Brown Derek Carson Keith Cole Paul Dondlinger Darrell Dumke Mike Egan Henry Ellis William Emerson II David Fisher Todd Fowlkes Douglas Gregory Eric Guerrero Michael Hancock John Handley Alan Hasten Forrest Hoffmaster John Jacks Phillip Kaiser Kevin Kebodeaux sible for a loan and the new architectural plans were drafted by an alum architect. Rush Captain David Pratt, accounting junior, said, " We had amazing alumni support. We couldn ' t have done it without them. " The Sigma Nu Mothers Club also strongly supported the project. Donations from the fami- lies included a pool table, blinds, wood paneling and tiles and some of the actual landscaping. " It was really neat to see how whole families rallied together and were included in the work, " Pratt said. Due to the construction, most of the se mester ' s activities were conducted in a separat study hall. " We had a normal social schedule but th activities were just scaled down a bit, " Victc Longo. said. " It was an inconvenience, but wort 1 it. " by Arpana Satbe 50H Sigma Nu SOUND ADVICE: Pat Stein, economics junior, listens intently to Sigma Nu alum Larry Massey at the alumni barbcque Nov. 21. Tyler Kehoe Kelly Landwermeyer Bryan Thomas Kyle Ward Greg Weeter Samuel White Jason Wilson Mitch Wilson Keith Zaletsky Trent Lehman Patrick Looney Paul Looney David Lyons Joseph Lyons Victor Manes III Dennis Marek John Mascarenhas James Mays Matt McCarry Robert McCormick Frank Meneghetti Matthew Mereness Bruce Nelson David Plesko Craig Ponthier David Pratt Timothy Quarnstrom Trent Schiek Bart Sherman Brad Spalding Bret Stanley Robert Stovall Donald Tanacek Sigma Nu 509 SIGMA NU LITTLE SISTERS: FRONT ROW: Beth Erin Rice, Jennifer Lynn Slroud, Sonya Lee Baker, Laura Loine Kauachi. SECOND ROW: Ellen Dower Leggott, Sara Kathryn Gates, Kara Lind Erwin, Cheryl Lea Hurta, Barbara Lynn Blades. BACK ROW. Alan Kent Orr, Judith Marie Rutkowski, Cara Ann Wallin, Heidi Marie Gigler, Amy Beth Hutson. favorite ntof HEAVYWEIGHTS: Boyd Popps, natural sciences freshman, and Jimmy Whited, economics freshman, help set up for the annual Bowley and Wilson Yard Party on April 9. Ida ST BUY A TICKET: Da- vid Lugbauer and Steven Beuel taJk to Warren Wilson from inside the Yard Party. 510 Sigma Nu ' avorite local band brings .n to fraternity party scene SIGMA TAU GAMMA rinding " the way out " of throwing yet .in- let typical fraternity party was a bonus for jve Warner, communications sophomore, he stumbled upon the Austin band " The Ity Outs " at Liberty Lunch one night. [The evening began as an ordinary night on town, with Warner waiting for the Re- I cements to start playing at Liberty Lunch. Iwever, it was the opening act, The Way Its, that caught his attention. They were a hell of a lot better than the placements, they just blew them away. If they II not played, the night would have been a llCERS: Hud Strain Ln disappointment. I paid $9 and expected to see a show, and The Way Outs came through, " War- ner said. Warner was not the only one who appreciated the band ' s performance. As social chairman of Sigma Tau Gamma, he promptly booked the group to play at one of their parties, and the partygoers became fast fans of The Way Outs. The Eveready Party Cats party was a casual affair held Nov. 20 in the back yard of the Sig Tau house. Here the band made its party debut. " Their music is very danceable, but not top 40, " Susan Embs, accounting senior and White Rose queen, said. " They don ' t play a lot of ' Twist and Shout, ' they are more like a party version of REM, " Peter Link, rush captain, said. The band ' s unique style was so well- received, the Sig Taus created a party in order to invite the group back. The " Just Say Yes " party on Jan. 23 was built on basics alone: the band, beer and hot dogs were all the Sig Taus needed for a great time. " The Way Outs don ' t take songs from other bands, they play their own music which is better. They don ' t bring flashing lights or wear costumes or makeup, the band just comes out and plays the music. The Way Outs are a pleasing change from the norm, " Warner said. by Karen Starns Philip Drake Karl Esstnger Carlos Flores Eric Freeman Erik Harris Kevin Heineman James Hopf Donald Horsman David Kennedy Thad Leeper Peter Link Jeff Lockiear David Read John Rolater Mike Shepard Steve Warner Greg Warner Sigma Tau Gamma 511 SIGMA PHI EPSILON Hard work, ' boo run produce night in Dixi Taking part in a long-standing UT tradition, Sigma Phi Epsilon turned Dad ' s Day weekend into a three-day extrav- aganza. The Sig Eps filled Nov. 13-15 with events that enabled parents to catch up on their sons ' activities and get to know other members. The weekend kicked off with the formal Red Garter Party. The setting of this black-tie oc- casion, which attracted over 1,000 guests, was constructed to provide the illusion of New Or- leans ' French Quarter. " Basically, we just made the whole back yard into a lake, " President Matt Mitchell, mar- keting junior, said. " The pledges constructed a platform with two piers extending out from it that people could walk out onto. In the middle we had a floating paddleboat bar. " " It took the whole pledge class approximately three weeks to build the decorations, " Red Garter Chairman Greg Smotherman, business junior, said. " It also gave the pledges a chance to show the actives what they could do. " Guests were entertained by the sounds of Dixie Land jazz as well as progressive rock on the two dance floors. To provide acoustics for the party, members surrounded the dance floors and oyster bar with bamboo donated by an Austin business and a few Austin residents. Gathering the bamboo was a tradtional task which earned the name ' " boo runs " . " We helped paint and do little things, but the best part was the ' boo runs, " Leigh Colquitt, secondary math education senior and Sig Ep little sister, said. " We made about 20 runs out to Amtrak late at night to get enough bamboo for the party. " After a late evening of partying and dancing, members arose Saturday morning to prepare for a pre-game brunch at the house. After the brunch, buses chauffeured the parents, mem- bers and dates to the Texas-TCU football game. Saturday night was open, allowing parents and sons to spend some time together. " We have so much going on all weekend that it ' s nice to have a chance to just relax and show your parents around Austin, " Mitchell said. On Sunday, the Sig Eps put on a barbeq for their parents. The president addressed t parents and told them what Sigma Phi Epsil stood for and what the fraternity expected frc each of its members. " Dad ' s Day weekend is a fun weekend. It li| the parents get better-acquainted not only wil the members of Sigma Phi Epsilon but also t| values, traditions and policies which it hold; I Mitchell said. by Cbrissi Noyd Lynn Butler Michael Carter Michael Chaiken Ike Claypool James Cowan Darren Crosbie Michael Curran 512 Sigma Phi Epsilon OFFICERS: FRONT ROW: Christopher McKee Denison, Andre C. Bouchard. Chris T. Pappas Jr. BACK ROW: Matthew Mitchell. David Michael King. John Patrick Bolan, Robert Joseph Hemtzelman, John Paul Mallarino, Lynn Hamilton Butler. John AUen Russell Anderson Robert Benz James Berryman Andre Bouchard Sean Brown Christopher Burke David Burke boorur K m Dia WATCH THOSE FINGERS: Adding to the scenery construction, Teo Mallet, communications freshman, carefully saws into a wooden plank. William Daniels Mano DeAyala vatino Alan Lloveras Brad Logan Chad Love David Luce John Mallarino Etienne de Lassus Christopher Denison James DeVore John Doke David Drake Gregory Elliott Jay English Richard Pass Jeff Fisher Giampaolo Gemelli Ricardo Godinez John Greene Peter Heintzleman Robert Heintzleman Victor Jacuzzi James Kennett Jim Kimball David King Sigma Phi Epsilon 513 SIGMA PHI EPSILON ' BOO RUN: Working quickly, Sig Ep members make another late-night trip to gather more bamboo for their Red Garter Party Nov. 21. FASTER! FASTER!: Will Smith, business sophomore, tackles the task of digging the hole for the Red Garter lake Nov. 1 1. NO, IT ' S MINE!: Sig Ep team member Craig Musgrove, business freshman, struggles for possession of the ball in the intramural basketball tournament Feb. 12. Mallory George Masraff Scott McClellan Craig McCrory Bill Molnar James Motes Greg Mundy Craig Musgrove David Parson Mark Passmore Sac ha Patin Kyle Petersen David Rather Chris Richardson Eddie Rinehart Glenn Stallop Rodney Stevenson Bill Strieber Trent Throckmorton Bryce Turney Scott Uszynski Darin Walker Mike Walls Rex White HI L sJ s : V - m?; John Foxworth 514 Sigma Phi F.psilon LITTLE SISTERS: Christy Garrett, Wendy Susan Hanson, Storey Blankenship. Laura Peyeon Underwood, Anna Fabiola Bayardo, Rob- in Renec Gaskamp, Colleen Mem Heffcrnan, Vkkilyn Harmon. A FRESH COAT: Gearing up for the Red Garter festivities, Trey Allen, business sophomore, paints the New Orleans-style setting. John Foxworth Sigma Phi Epsilon 515 TAU KAPPA EPSILON Chapters unite to gaii rolling start on projec t f I An empty keg is generally useless to an average UT student, but to the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity, an empty keg was a vital instr