I Cherry Orchard St.
Volume 26 Nme3
u br strving Higkline Community Col& with Excelkncc Nov. 7,1986
awareness high at HCC
Photo by G m Mudl Under this law, employers must
compile a master of which identi-
fies each chemical, its potential dan-
gers and places i t on a Materials Safety
Data Sheet. This master list, as well as
safety training, must be made availa-
ble to every employee before a chemi-
. ais handled.
Each chemical must also clearly
markedwith a label that identifies and
warns individuals of particular dan-
lungs, and severebums.
According to Tony Martello, HCC
Director of Purchasing, “The admin- According to Mary Malins, Business Center coordinator, the center has already received great
community response and support
istration wants the staff and the
faculty to be informed about chemi-
Labels such as these wl s o be familiar
sights in many areas aroundcampus.
cals that are hazardous chemicals.”
The day before quarter officially
HCC small business
began, all faculty and staff members
By Gregg S. M u d were invited to a seminar concerning
the chemicals in their workplace.
center ready for action
This was the classified staff’s sec- By Monika DeUe
In May of 1986 the Washington
ond hazardous chemical education and Robert Antonelli
State Workers Right to Know Law opportunity.The first trainingsession
became effective. The Right to Know
was heldlate last spring. Administra- “There are a couple thousand small business& in the Highlinearea, and there
Law is a series of statutes designed to
tion hasordered two videotapesfor the are just as many people wishing they could start one,” claimed Betty
educate workers to the potential haz-
ongoing training of HCC staff. One of
ards posed by chemicals usedin their Colasurdo, HCC Director of ContinuingEducation.
daily work environment. . HCC’s new Small Business Development Center, the first in South King
County, is a resourceand advising center people who currently own a small
business aswell as for those who wish to enterinto the small business world.
Quick response keeps Colasurdo said althoughthe failure rate of small businesses is 80 percent,
many people just decide they don’t want to do it any more. “But then there are
water damage at a minimurn people who really want to succeed. They’re experienced in business ideas,but
not in management skills. This is where we can help.”
Colasurdo wished to locatethe center o f f a p u s in the heart of the business
damaged area was confined mostly to community, while maintaining the connection .toHCC. Mary Malins, the cen-
Bldg. 4, rooms 104 and 109, and Bldg. ter’s coordinator, also felt this was a g d decision because many business
people are intimidated by ”going back to school.” The center is located in
Tukwila next to the TukwilalSeaTac Chamber of Commerce office, which is
a million doliars to repair, accord- f
the busiest chamberoi e in South King County.
n to Robin Fritchman, director of
ig There are also‘hiddenleaks’ “Thisis the perfect location,” claimed Malins, “Business people come to the
facilities andoperations. which are hard to locate‘because they chamber office for information and the chamber can refer them over here.” The
The latest water damage occurred are covered by dropped ceilings. of
center also conducts some its classes in the chamber’s conference room.
Seepage problemssometimes per- The center will focus onthe needs of businesees with 20 employees or less.
during the rainstorm d Oct. 25-26,
when tweand-a-half h h e s of rain sist long after a rain because of the “The typical business we wl be targeting wl probably have three to five
fell over a 24 hour i
prd Flat rmfs circuitous paths water can before employees,” claimed Malins. “Many’of the businesw we help wl probably
be homebased and may not be very secure. ”
with inadequate water drainage and
roofs and decks constructed with T- “Part of the current crises has been The first step toward small business success a reality check, a i d hblins,
the a .
beams contributed to dm caused by deferred maintenance of “People are always 80 excited in the bg n gbut they have to realize the
ei i ,
“Maintenance Supervisor Stan roofs. The state c pa funding sys. sacrifices they whave to make.
ail li ”
Shaw has done a marvelous job re
tem has not allowed college to do Malins said that a small business owner often feels lonelyand
reroofing concurrent with deteriora- center will function clb a support system
s w n g to the damage but can’t keep where ownerslink upwith one another
up with leaks reported all over cam- tion,” said Fritchman. and share their ocrs
pus,” said Fritchman. AsTech Systems of Sumner watt “A businessownm has to have persistence and know when and wherc tom
Damage from the storm resulted in
awarded $212,875 to r e d several help,” said W i n s ; The center offen c W in f w ch~ificationa; .
$Z,soO additional repair costs.
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H C Thunderword Nov. 7.1986
Past president remembers life during his reign
By Karen Kyle everyone worked long and hard for
what they needed.
“I real good about what I’ve
feel Nlan said that the new computer-
seen today,” said the first president ized registration system is considera-
of Highline C o l l w , Dr. Pat Allan, bly more efficient than the oldman
after visiting the campus on October ual system.
27. Allan and his first secretary,
Florence Merryman toured thecam- Allan was also impressed with the
pus andreminiseed together, visiting new library.
old faculty friends, When Allan was president at HCC.
the librarywas located in what is
Said Allan, “There have been tre- now the administration building.
improvements.” The former HCC president also
said he liked the open, friendlier feel-
Since leaving 14 years ago, Allan ig
n of the new administration build-
said he was delighted to see the col- ig
n which is twice big as the
lege is still muchas i t was when he administration buildingthat Allan
was president. “The college is in worked out of.
wonderful shape!” he added. and lives in Port
Allan is retired
There were 400 students when Orchard. He golfs and travels around
HCC first opened in 1961, he said. the countrywith his wife.
Former HCC president. Dr. Pat Allan. Photo by G r q l Mu&
It was important for him to taper
Allan recalled when students even
slept outside overnight in their sleep off his career by working as a coun-
ing bags in front of the student louge gathered and heId demonstrations. When Allan was president, eve- selor for awhileafter retiring, he
building in order to register earlyfor Allan laughed as he recalled the ryone involvedwith HCC was doing explained. This helped him adjust to
classes. Allan also remembers when times when students added soapand time.
things for the first the sudden change ofnot working
the fountain near building 5, was green dye to the fountain tomake a Memyman added that nothing anymore. Allan added, “I’m still a
running. That was where students more colorful statement. seemed impossible at that timeand nut for community colleges!”
Child Care Center enriched by semors
By Darrell Baskin to
In addition center’s mission in the program. They donate their
of providingquality and affordable time because they claim to have a
HCC’s Child Care Development child care, the staff has addedeven- desire to work with young children.
Center has continued to expand in ing child care and a cross generation The volunteers also have plenty of
in hopes of being of greater benefit to program. time todevote,
Highline and the surrounding com- Evening child care is available Mon- Volunteer Anne Dietrich said, “the
munity. day through Wednesday, 7 p.m. to 10 idea for the program was for the kids -
p.m., for the children of students, to benefit from having a grandparent,
.faculty and staff. F e are determined but Ithink the grandparents benefit
according to the amyunt of hours per fromihaving the kids.”
week a child is left at the center. A Rileycalled it a “modei program in g
drop-in service is also available. the community,’* and said, “It i s one
“This opens doors for people to of the few of its kind in the area.”
attend college when couldn’t Riley praised the assistance of the
attend otherwise,” said Joyce Riley, volunteers, and said, “They add en-
programcoordinator. “It providesrichment to the program because of
quality care for children away from their diversified backgrounds.” She S t ~ ~ e l l i ~ by ane n in Child care
~ v expert he
their parents at night.” said
volunteers further help by Center Photo by Grcgu M u d
The Cross Generation Program, also increasing the adult-to-child ratio of
known as ‘grandparenting’ vdunteers, the center without increasing costs. Future plans for the center include
utilizes residents of the Wesley Care The center, located on campus in an expanded evening child care sche-
Center, whichis located in Des Bldg. 18-A, i s staffed byfourchild dule.
Moines. The volunteers work as class- care specialists. Students from HCC’s
Halloween fun in the Child Care Center room helpers. Early Childhood and Education pro- For more information, contact Joyce
Photo by G m M u d Six volunteers are currentlyatwork grams also assist in the center. Riley at ext. 224,
Success rate high in reading lab
By Monika Delle there
are 2413 students.” lment, in the Spring of 1986, students hension skills, build their vocabulary,
in Highline’s reading lab and reading i m p v e their study skills and improve
’ The taste of success is sweet for BaiIey attributes this success to the classes madegrade-level gains greater their r a i grate.
the instructors and students who use increased availability of reading assess- than a national average developed by
Highline’sreading lab. A 136 percent ment tests. “Thetest is a 30-minute researchers, claims Bailey. The na- The reading lab has enough flexi- 1
increase in enrollment and grade level descriptive test, not a diagnostic test tional average was a gain of one grade bility to fit into any student’s sche-
gains of two-and-a-half times the like the SAT,” Bailey explains. “It’s per year, while Highline stvdents dule. Students may arrange their own
national average aretheresults of a non-threatening philosophy about averaged a gain of two-and-a-half time to come into the lab, sign up for
offering a reading assessment test theto and
studentprovides information grades per year.as many credits as they think they
work by about where they would be placed for
can complete duringquarter,
everyone. the most level
efficient of learning. The reading returning
lab is work
for with materials which meet their
The test simply determines what students who may not be sure wheth- own special needs.
Enrollment has more than doubled reading class a studentshould be erthey are reading at college level,
since last year, according to reading enrolled in, not what grade level the current students who would like to The reading lab is located in Bldga
instructor Edith Bailey. “Last year student is reading at.”
lab update their skills andstudents in 19, room 202. I t is open from 8 a.m.
at this time, there were 105 students English as a Second Language. They
to 9 p.m. Moqday Thursday
enrolled in the reading lab. This year In addition to the increase in enrol- may choose to work on their cornpre- and 8 a.m. to.$ p.m. Fridays.
I t is theconstitutionalobligation of ilar to that used in the Revised Code the nearest integer, Plus one-of that body, and one shall be appointed
the Highline College Student Union to of Washington. The following new By- by the Instructional Council
inform the students of Highline Come laws have been introduced: Article VI11 A, Section 2: be a member of that body. These
munity College of proposed changes toArticle 1, Section 8: Two members of the Advisory k r d members shall serve staggered two-
the By-laws of the HCSU. The struc- A quorum of the hecutive COUncil shall be members of the college’s full- o
year terms. N faculty member may
ture of the By-laws is presently being shall consist of one-half of the mem- time faculty. One shall beappointed by serve more than one consecutive term
changed to a numbering system sim- k r s h i p of the Council, m ~ n d e d to the Faculty Senate and be a member
UP without the approval of the HCSU.
HCC Thunderword Sov. 7.1986
Thrower McLaumn darts his way to victory
organizing a state “shoot-off.” said.
he The world champion dart
Mchughlin is alsoaprofessional
dart instructor. In the past, he has shooters usually learned how to shoot
taught dart-shooting at South Seattle darts when they ‘were five to seven
Community College,EdmondsCom- years old.
munity College and also at HCC. In not
Dart Throwing is just a matter
January of 1985, HCC had a team of “aiming and shooting.” When Mc-
together for a “dartathon,” held at Laughlin shows the basic principlesof
Sportsworld. The team rs d over
ae i the sport, one realizes there is a whole
$7000 for the Children’s Orthopedic science behind a good throw. First of
Hospital. all, a personmust stand correctly. The
At present, McLaughlin is teaching right foot should be placed forward at
five students at his c lpub. They call a 40degree angle. The bodyshould
him and ask if he has time to “come e.
rest on the right l g (This is for right-
down and play,” and he usually does. handed dart throwers. The opposite is
“An hour lesson for a pint of beer is true for left-handers.)The only part of
what I charge them,” he said with a the body that should move the lower
humorous twinlde, and i t is not hard part of the arm. The position i s what
to tell that these evening meetings are shouldcorrect theaim rather than the
true pleasures to him. arm. A personmust not push thedart,
T w o evenings a week, McLaughlin but throw it. And now to the main
plays in league-plays in Seattle. He point-thedart itself. All dartshooters
Dennis McLaughlin takes aim Photo by Dum Baumgnri plays for two leagues, one the Seattle have their own favorite
Area DartingAssociation, and theother “dartweigh” that they’ll reach their
By Charlotta Due worth $17,000 and one of biggest in is the Emerald
the City Darting Organiza- best results with. McLaughlin shoots
the U.S.. McLaughlin placed 13th in tion. In the latter organization, he with a 26-gram dart. He c n tell the
“If you can throw a rack eight feet that first event. teaches two begmningteams in league- difference between a and a 30 gram
and hit a wall, you can throw darts,” Other tournaments he has competed plays. Nobody on the team has been dart. A slim dart is preferred, he says,
claimed Dennis McLaughlin, who a in have had prizes rangingfrom $O O playingfor more than two months and
is because the large darts will hit and
dart champion, professional dart in- 7,000. Examplesare the Portland Open both teams are in first place in the fall bounceoff if thrown into the same
structor andthe maintenance mechanic and the Boise Idaho Open. He ranked league. area of the board. In order toget a slim
at HCC. third in the Boise tourney. The biggest SADA and ECDO are members of a dart that’s still heavy, tungsten is
tourney he’s ever played in was a main o@nization in California, known used, which is a heavier metal. These
McLaughlin learned how to throw O O $ O tournament in Honolulu, as the North American Dart Organi-
l, O darts will be more expensive.An aver-
darts about 13 years ago. Once a where he used to live. zation. age setof tungstendarts costs $50-60.
devoted golfer, he lost a finger in a McLaughlin has not only competed As in all sports, it takes a lot of prac- McIaughlin’s darts cost him $180, and
table saw accident, which put an end
in North American tournaments. He tice to become a professional. Mc- that was nine years ago! But, as Mc-
to his golf career. Like the true Irish-
has even been found shooting his darts Laughlinpractices two to three hours Laughlin put it, “For $10 you’ve got
man Mchughlin is, he said he like to in places like Australia and New Zea- a day and on weekends. “The really
everything you need.If you haven’t got
“hang out” in pubs, and that is where land. In those events he recouped good onespractices four hours aday,”
$10, buy a set for three dollars!’’
most dart players can be found. When enough money pay for his flight and
a friend introducedhim to the sport, he -+e*.
realized t i was both the sport he
liked to play arid’w;is%-m. --
ament which wl take place in Bel-
i By Damell Baskin The Faculty Senate has made a
It took McLaughlin a year of train-
levue this month. He said the tourna- Winter quarter 1386, the Facuity the
recommendation to administration
ing before he could compete in major Senate completed a poll asking HCC of HCC for the implementation of a
tournaments. At that time was self- ment, witha $lO,OOO purse, is a god instructors if the current grading sys-
he decimal grading system.
employed. He used to get off the bus one for this area.
“In my opinion Seattle is behind, tem should be changed. Of 1 5 faculty 6 Dr. Shirley- Gordon,president of
outside the pub in the mornings after members polled, 123 of them (75 per- HCC, said the system is under con-
havingworked a whole night-shift. He maybe 10 years, in darts,” he said.
would throw darts six hours before McLaughlin claimed that there are cent) recommended a change. sideration and adecision a n be ex-
going home and gettingsome sleep. 600 to 700 registered dart players in The system uncier cons;d’eration is pected “in several months.”
the Seattle area. West Seattle has called decimal grading. This system The system ”...must not jeopardize
Since that time,McLaughlinhas seven teams, while Tacoma has five differsfromletter grades, because students in seeking employment and
competed in several tournaments. He teams in its only dart-shootingbar. grades can range in increments of transfer,” and should be “easily under-
started with small pub tourneys and “It’s very localized here, while in tenths from 4.0, which is A, through
an stood,” she said.
advanced through the years to greater California, or o the East Coast, you 0.0, which is an F.
tournaments. Now, McLaughlin said would find seven pubs out of ten have Prior to any change, Gordon said she
he has reached point when he wins dartboards and dartshooters,” Mc- Under thenew system, instructors wanted to make sure the system is
50 to 60-percent of the l c l tourna- Laughlinsaid.
oa would beable togradestudents accord- “compatible to those used by other
ments, where prizes are $”soO. McLaughlin is trying to find out ingto their actual performance instead schools in the area and to those senior
institutions to which HCC students
McLaughlin’s first important tour. how many dart organizations there of subjectively raising or lowering the
ney was the North American Open, are in Washington State. His goal is grade of a borderline student.
Dave Brown, last year’s chairman of
the Faculty Senate and a strong sup-
Michael Bush remembered
By Matt Esget involved with student govern-
porter of the change, said,” It will give
a more precise evaluation of student
At the next Board of Trustees ment. Ed Olney, Director of Management
meeting, members will decide Bush was an HCSU senator Systems, reportedthat the computer
whether ornot to name the newly who represented HCC at meet- a
technology needed to managedecimal
remodeled student lounge after ings of the Washington Associa- grading system is already in operation
Michael Bush, a student who died tion of Community CollegeStu. on campus.
last spring. dents meetings. At the WACCS
meetings Bush promoted ideas
At the November 13th meeting
the Board will decide on resolu.
tion 86-2 which-will officially
that would have helped the HCC
On February 16,1986 Bush died
name the lounge after Michael Beginning November 7, barrels will
Bush. of a heart attack. He was 24 years placed at strategic points on campus.
chosen as the best idea. old.
The proposed name change for These barrels will be used as recepta-
the student lounge,located in Resolution 86-2 has seven arti- Justbefore he died Bush par- cles for canned food in the 15th annual
Bldg.8, is the of the Highline
idea cles that sum up why the lounge ticipated in a dart marathon where HCC food drive.
College Student Union. HCSU should be named after Bush. The he threwdarts for 15 hours The food drive is sponsored by the
members thought of i t last year resolution includes who he was, straight to raise m,oney for the Highline chapter of the Washington
when the time came to graduate. ‘ what HCSU would like todo and Children’s Orthopedic Hospital. Public Employees Association. All
Members of the Student Union why this came about. Michael is missed not only by canned goods collected go to needy
wanted something to remember Bush was a student who at- the student government but also families in the Highline area.
Bush by, Theonewas brought tended HCC last year and was by the student M y . The Thanksgiving food drive will
up and chosen as the best idea. end November 21 at 10 a.m.
D-r.a A HCC Thunderword Nov. 7.1986
Jeff Renner explains fall fon Dhenomena This variety of fog is seen mostly
By Anna McAUister
during thefall and winter months.
“There are two different kinds of fog,
Radiation explained Renner,
fog,” explained Jeff Renner, KING 5
of occurs when the Northwest has been
Broadcasting, “The first is radiation getting a lot of The
fog, which not really caused radi-
is by ground is saturated.
ation.The second is advection fog, This wetness, combined with longer
which we see during summer nights allows the airbecome cooler,
months.” which makesfor radiation fog*
The fog South King County has The wet saturated air air m l s at
beenexperiencing is what Renner and fog,
night becomes explained
termed “radiation fog.” Renner.
Poverty Bay appears clear for fishermen as fog drapes above the shoteline into early
This is why the fog is dense and so a view across the sides the road,” he
close to the ground. said.Renneralsowanted to remind
Renner offered few suggestions
a for owners of the fog lampsto make sure
those who have to travel through the theyareproperlyaimed. “If they’re
not, they could force another driver
“Keep an eye out,” said Renner,“If the road,” he said.
it’s freezing, there may ?x black ice.” o
F g is usuallyaccompanied by a
The moisture at groundlevel can be- temperature inversion, noted Renner,
come ice quickly when there freez- and that traps pollution. suggested
ing temperatures. people with respiratory illnesses
Renner also suggested mounting fogwatch air quality chartsin the news-
lamps onto vehicles. “The lamps offer papers or on television.
RadTrtit-n fog casts eerie pall over local roadway photo by Robsft Anionelli
Fear of public speaking examined at HCC seminar
By Monika Delle anecdotes enhance
stories and can “This topic isn’t covered in speech skillsandexaminenewconcepts in
business and interpersonal commun- courses, but the telephone is a major speech communication. New mate-
“Forty percent of all Americans fear ication. communicationmethoduponwhich by
rials produced members of the
public speaking more than they fear “It’s easier to remember facts if you businessesarebecomingheavily re- speech communication field will also
death,”claimsMary Gates, HCC speech have an interestingstory to go along liant,*’said Gates. be available for preview.
and of Speech with them,” claims Miles. At 11 a.m., HCC speech instructor
Lee Buxton, will talk aboutpower and Gatesstresseseducation for com-
Communication Day. At 9 a.m. Jean Mane Brough, 30th
municating in the 21st century is an
highlight corn- its effect on communication.
The seminar, which i s open to the district legislator, will . .
-.A- . . . 44-
* I . . i m m n n t goal of the seminar. Illiter-
~ t ; r e t M $ E % ? & G m to m . e us*cGEG$Zon in aren’talwaysavailable in a formal acy limitsmany people’s access to
12 p.m.Featuredare five speakers politics. Diane Young, Highline speech speech course,” Gates.
said “There information to oral communication.
from HCC’s speech department and instructor, will teach how to ‘con- just
time.” isn’t \ “Communication has changed drasti-
communication. cally from the fifth century to now,”
At 8 a.m., HCC speech instructor At 10 a.m., Marjorie Morton will The seminar will provide an oppor- Gates continued, “And it will keep
Chuck Miles will discuss ways present Your Tetephoneand You. tunity for students to updatetheir changing.”
New programs aid enrollment retention
By Teri Wilks screens out students who need a read- cessfully interact with thecommunity. funding cutbacks during the past few
ing course raise their skill up to
to level Another new program is the voca- years,hasbeengreatlyre-expanded
After a 10 percentdrop in enrol- par* tional electronic components course, this year.
lment Winter Quarter of 86, HCC’s Also new this year the Early Start designed to allow students from Seat- New courses include several aimed
Dean of Instruction, Dr. Robert program, a college-orientation course tle Occupational Industrial Center to at small business owners and courses
McFarland, said enrollment retention for first-time students. Ninety-eight S.O.I.C. closed designed for senior citizens. Students
finish their training. The
i s a major concern. studentsparticipated in thecourse, this summer due to budget cuts. enrolled in these courses meet at five
Efforts to ensure the academic suc- which was heldbefore Fall Quarter The telecourse program, where stu- centers in the Highline area.
cess of students at Highline,while began. said course
McFarland the dentslearnvia a combination of pre-Fifteenhundredstudentsarecur-
acceptable enrollmentlevels are main- shows studentshow to maketheir tapedprograms,wasexpanded to five rently enrolled in the new and ex-
tained include the implementation of academic experiencea success. courses.These range panded
courses from programswhich reflects a
onenew policy, three new programs HCC recentlyopenedCommunity accounting to a study of the human growth trend.
andtheexpansion of threeexisting IntegrationProgramcenters in Bel- brain.OnehundredandseventY-thr@McFarlandadmittedhe is pleased
programs. levue and Normandy Park. There, students currently participate in the with the results of the new programs.
The new policy requires all newly- physically and mentally handicapped televised course Continued
program. efforts will, be made -to
enrolledstudentsat HCC to take a students from group homesr skills e
l an TheContinuingEducationProgram;increaseadmissionsand,maintain
reading competency test. The test which will enable them enter and suc- which was reduced becauseof f d r l enrollment.
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6 Editorial I
shouldn't be named
On November 73, the Board of Trustees
will decided whether or not to name the stu-
dent lounge after the late Michael Bush. It is
the opinion of the Thunderword thatthe
lounge should not be given a name.
I the lounge were named after Bush, a
precedent would be set: at the present no Sanctuary message tip of iceberg
other student has beenmemorialized in this By Robert AntoneUi
Although Bush accomplishedmuch for the the government in Washington was not the admission of refu-
Inthepasttwo gees but that city governments
college and is widely admired, naming the D.C. a rapidly growing discont-
years,citizens have no place meddlingwith fed-
lounge is still inappropriate. ent among the public with offi-
across the na- eral foreign policy. Perhaps the
I t is the opinion of the Thunderword that cial policy in Central America.
tion have put city council was high-handed,
Bush should be remembered in some other forth ballot On November 4, the citizensof passing such a controversial or-
way. Perhaps the new HCSUoffices could be measures de- Seattle were presented with an dinance without a clear concen-
named in his memorium, since most of signatingtheir opportunity toexpress their dis- sus of its citizens' opinions.
Bush's accomplishments were realized cities as areas content. They did just that.
through his participation in HCC student
I t is natural and correct remember tho*
f who have worked hard in the pursuit of
excellence, but the naming the entire lounge
after Bush rnernornmTRlS-"
iness a little too far.
Remember the needy
through HCC food drive
CBN's Pat Robertson
The annual food drive for Highline has
begun and the WPEA, Washington Public
Employees Union, is sponsoring it to help
for president?N o thanks
By Matt Esget would be to replace old judges
shaking the tree for support in
needy families in the Des Moines area. ,his campaign that he officially in the Supreme Court. T h i s
In the past, the'response from HCC has In 1988 a presidential election hasn't started yet. could change the ruling that
been great, but now there are more hungry wbe held in the United States
i makes abortion lawfulto one
families than ever.Weas students, with as well as in Korea, and Europe. making it illegal, which is what
network has a huge following in Reagan tried to do back in '84
the chance to educate and better ourselves, In the U.S., President Reagan is
audience members and financial
should help people who are less fortunate. a lameduck,meaningthathe Robertson believes that if re-
support. It has b e estimated
More praise should be given to those has already served two full terms ligion isn'ttaught in schools,
that Robertson's nonprofit or-
students or faculty members who donate as president and constitutionally then atheism is. He feels that
ganization makes about $230
food and make it a succes~. cannot run again. when youteach children lessons
million a year for programming
Remember to donate food now becauseOne a b u t math, reading, and writing
Some contenders that haveal- and operations.
day you may be the hungry person on the they should also be taught about
readycommittedthemselves to aln
CBN has a mi g list that God and "correct" morals by his
other end of the line. thecampaign trail include sends out messages asking for interpretation.
Go Bush (R),Jack Kemp (Rh donations, which are rarely not
Aids fear unfounded Mario Cuomo (D), Gary Hart answered,andRobertson has the
On issue of third-world
debts Robertson has a good idea.
-,, when donating blood @), and one person who has
semicommitted himself to the
decided to use this to his
advantage!. He would like to restructure
The fall quarter blood drive was held on runningis: Pat Robertson(C). Robertsonhas been using this their debts so they can be paid
October 29. The Puget Sound Bloodmobile mailing list to collect donations off, This is a good idea,but a lot
arrived at i t s usual spot behind ,Bldg. 8, The letter after a perm's of people have tried to do the
name identifies the party the for hispresidential campaign.
p r e and waited. He is specifying what the money same with
thing minimal re-
personaffiliatedwith. For ex- sults.
The goal for the blood drive was s t at
e ample, (R) is for Republican,@) is to be used for, but the problem
100 pints. Seventyae were collected, but is for Democrat, and (C) is for
is that hehasn'tsaidthat he has
Robertson some good
the sponsors of the event were pleased any- Christianity. i
w for president unless he ideas,buthisreligion will, no
way. During Spring quarter, only 64 pints gets a certainnumber of sup doubt, interfere with the proper
Christianity? porters. standon
Robertson's some ,order@.the presidency.
The AIDS scare has frightened many Robertson is president of the issues seems to be exactly' the,
When election time comes, the
qtudents away from donating blood. Christian Bmadcaating Network ame Reagan'swhenhe was "realqueation will be, "Does
It is not possible to contract AIpS from a n d a p w e r f u l t d e v i s i a n ~ ~ running in 1 8 ; a stop to the religion mix with politics?"and
90 the answer is, "no."
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' u s e d list for CBN. In fact, CBNhas a spending of $25 far a screw or
drawal. Misinformation continues to stop following of nearly 70 million $700 for a stepladder. President If Robertson is elected pre-
possible donors from donating blood. n
viewers o all its cableand sident of the United States,
Reagansaid the same thing
s t le network channels.
et either people will be willing to
Another blood drive is scheduled for Jan. aboutgovernmentinefficiency
uary 21 in the same place, behind Bldg. 8, In the past few years Robert-
With any luck, possible donors w take l
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time to l a the facts about AIDS b f
er n em ambitions, but in the past few
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Arts and Entertainment
Paintings by M q e r , Tremaine on exhibit
By Kari Povlsen Virgin Islands and the Ozark Moun-
tains. In his paintings, Meyer shows
An exhibit featuring artwork by the natural beauties of the earth.
DutchMeyer, 39,and GeraldTrernaine, “It’s a strange thin% to do art because
56, staff and faculty members, respec- rn
You’re bi g Yourself,” MeYer said-
tively, at Highline Community College n
“It’s like letting m ~ ~ read eyour
is on display now through e.
Dc 11on diary.”
. . He stressed how his art is always
changing, but he finds such change
Tremaine, like Meyer,can transfer
the fourth floor of the library.
Meyer is a self-taught artist who is a
carpenter six months out of the year
and devotes the other six months to Some of the artwork by Meyer and Tremaine on display on the fourth floor of the HCC library.
Meyer started his artistic career as a
potter and glaze technician, but found
his interests leaned more toward paint-
‘“Art comes t m t , a d Meyer.
“Art is a lifelong commitment.”
said Meyer, adding that his aesthetics
were built up through travel, H has
lived in Scotland, and has visited the
Local funny tolks amuse nighttime crowd
By Matt Esget Warmenhoven’s act has a very im- improvised feel to his act, the two-girl Reagan, sports, and suspicious activi-
provised feel toit. He act called the Sympathy Cards usedan ties, and rodeos, which was only the
Monday night, November 3rd’ to his full advantage, involving them a cappella style of music to get their first part of the act. After only 15 min-
was Comedy Night at Highline Com- in his funnyimpromptu which shows message across. utes into his act, my face hurt from
munity College. The featured players his sharp wit. The Sympathy Cards’ use of songs laughing so hard and so much.
were Carl Warmenhoven, the Sym- i 1 was anexcellent choice for an act with
pathy Cards, and the famous CoMoody two girls who have terrific voices and
farm comic Chris Alpine, are in perfect harmony.
Warmenhovensaid hisfirst audience Out of eight songs, their best were
was while he was involved with his “If I See You,” a revenge song for all
student government in high school. He the men who have never called back,
would often give jabs at his boring “Drivers’ Language,” which is about
principal. all those words you call other drivers,
and “Bad Dancers,”dealing with those
people who can’t dance but act like
they can. “Bad Dancers” was also one
of their better songs, showing off their The Sympathy Cards 3 i
voices. The twojokes that really stick out
The headliner, Chris Alpine, was in my mind involve the old smoking
worth the entertainingwait. He has a honasmoking question airline ticket
very off-beat sense of humor. sellers ask. The other has to do with
Before Alpine was involved with Hindus, cows, arid a quarteqxwnder
stand-up comedy, he used to teach o lg with cheed.
cabin building. In order to keep the l
Athe variety in Alpine’s act kept
students’ attention, he would crack you guessingas to what was going to
jokes, until one day when a student be next. This- was a good feeling to
The fashion show piece, involving told him he should take his act on the have from anycomedy act.
HCC students Lisa, Lance, and Thor, road, The two-and=a-half-hour comedy I
was a good example of how he usedthe Alpine’s favorite clubs to perform at show was entertaining, funny, and
audience for laughs. Watching him are Swanies, located in downtown interesting. With the improvisation of
Carl Warmenhoven Seattle, and Giggles in the Udistrict.
parade the students around on stage Carl Warmenhoven, the singingof the
In the late ~ O ’ S ,Warmenhoven got and give outrageous names to their His first competition was a Laff-Off Sympathy Cards, and the off-the-wall
involved in open cornpititions with his clothes was hilarious. when he was29. Hecame in 12th place humor of Chris Alpine, the show was a
own and collected material from his Another student got dragged into a in that competition, In the following SUCce88.
basement parties with friends, Re- seemingly safesituation and ended up Laff-Off he came in2nd place, which is The only disappointment Ifelt was
cently, he has opened up for other big- wearing a “King” brand condom on easy to see why, after his performance that there was a small audience for the
name comedians such asRobin Willie at HCC Wednesday night. number of students at Highline, but
ams and Steven Wright.
Arts and Entertainment
Gary Oldman (Sid) was not even interestedin punk rock in 1977, when it was
‘Sid and Nancy’ details new and vibrant. was 18 then and admits to beinginto movies, Elton John
and Rod Stewart.
Chloe Webb (Nancy) comes off more a close friend of the real Nancy
horrors of drug abuse than as someone with extensive theater experience who has studied.music
and drama forfour years. Shedoes arealistic,convincingjob of portrayinna
girl starved for attention and love.
By Ellen Dahl
Sid and Nancy makes a lot more sense to thosewho are already interested
and Nancy. A1l Eric cox.
Directed6w Ak wfihy in punk culture, particularly the punk culture of 1977 London. For anyone
ls) and Abbewml. with& Oldman, Chloe Webb, Drav &hofMud.else, the people wl seem like abunch ofmeaningless,violentapathetics.
Sid and Nancy is a realisticattempt to tell the story of Sid Vicious. bassist Sidand Nancy opens F w y , Nov. 7 at the Varsity Theater, 4329
Sex Pistols, and his love for Nancy Spungen, Unillersity Way N.E. in the U-district.
for the legendarypunk band the
an American modelliving in London. Both of them are heroin addicts, and the
film is already heralded a strong argument
as against dmg abuse.
The filmdoesn’t say much about drugsdirectly, but the damage potential
‘Soul Man’ falls short
won becomes obvious.I t is very clearSid and particularly Nancy have been
messed up badly. At times their brains just aren’t working. Nancy acts like a
dumb, obnoxious spoiled brat. She is also extremely touchy. One little corn-
ot promising preview
mcnt to leave someone else alone, even Sid, wl set her off like a rocket, E y Robert Antonelli
screaming andcarrying on. She is disgusting, but supposedly accurate to the
real Nancy. Soul Man. A Steve Tisch Production. Directedby Steve Miner. Screenphy ly
&ml Bktck. With C. Thomas Howell, Rae Lkwn Chong, Arye Gross, James B.
When I first saw the previews,Soul Man struck me as a slightly cock-eyed,
but enjoyable, attempt to bring levity to the subject of racial quotas in the
higher education system. was severely disappointed, however, whenIsaw
the film in its entirety. Soul Man is not only sloppily executed and insensitive
to its subject, but portrays blacks two-dimensional, easily duped
characters as well.
Racism notwithstanding, Soul Man’s main failing lies in either director
Miner or editor Black’sinability to infuse aconsistent tone throughout. The
film vascillates between aNational Lampoon exploitation and a half-hearted
effort to address an important social issue. At the same time, an attempt is
made to mimic the strong character types successfully portrayed in other
youth-orientedfilms such as the flaky parentsin Risky Business, the exagger-
ated snobs in St. Elmo’s Fire and the hippie-holdout scientist from Real
The story beg~ns with MarkWatson andhis friend Gordon receivingtheir
acceptances to Harvard Law School. Mark discovers, however, that Dad
(JamesB. Sikking) wl not foot the bill for his education. After a series of
brief scenes, it is obvious Mark wl not be able to obtain abank loan, nor
convince either his father or his father’s wacky psychiatrist that ‘Dad should
cough up the dough.’
Finally, through the use of a radically new tanning formula, Mark is able to
pass himself off as a black, and therefore his tuition through a scholar-
ship slated for a black who resides the Los Angeles area.
The premise which rationalizes Mark’s fraud is that he hasn’t really
deprived anyone because no one else has applied the scholarship. Iwas not
convinced, however,that a qualified black student couldnot be found in
Sid’s irresponsibility and Idon’t-careattitude made nle wonder how the the Los Angeles area.
band ever got anything done in the studio. One of the guitarists, with his Once at Harvard, Mark must dealwith a variety of problems presented by
curly hair and big’eyes, looks too innocent be in their band; his dirty lan-
to his new color. Some of the scenes are humorous,an intermural basketball
guage seems forced, as he’s just trying too hard to bea crudepunk like the
if game, for example,but most are overblown and silly. The filmis riddled with
others. Also, the one playingJohnny Rotten is too showy on stage. youth appeal cinema cliches: there aretoo many evil parents and smart-
Several other details don’t seem to be accurate. For one thing, the audien- as
mouth kidswhose overblown antics are palmed off precociousness.I’m not
ce’s cheering for the Sex Pistols at concerts. Punk bands don’t c l themselves as
sure how characters vapid Mark and Gordon gotinto Harvard in the first
part of “rock & roll”; it was a whole culture 1977 London. They didn’t
have T-shirtswith 50 neat little rips in them either. We know that started
all The film’s only redeeming performances comefrom James B. Sikking, as
in ‘83 with Jennifer Reals’ ripped collarin Fkzshdance, and then the fad pro- Mark’s dad, JamesEarl Jones, as a tough criminal law professor, and Rae
gressed toneatly ripped shirts being sold in department stores. Punks’ ripped Dawn Chong, who plays over-worked singleparenustudent and the object
clothing consisted of large holes their jeans’knees and casually ripped
in T- of Mark’s affections. Overall Soul Man is simply too cavalier to recieve much
shirts held togetherwith safety pins. credibility. Through shoddy direction andediting, a potentially powerful, and
Other than those details mentioned, the acting excellent. While watching humorous, treatment of an important issue is reduced to drive-in pap. A more
the actors playing Nancy and Sid,is easy to forget oneis actually viewing
it appropriate title would be Porkjl;- Gbes to Haward.
actors, not thereal Nancy and Sid. For me, was amazingto find out that
Music, dance numbers in this fall’s Showcase of Talent
This quarter’s showcaseof talent featuringbothsolodancesandnumbers
programwill be heldon November8 at performed by theentire cast.
8 p.m. at the Artists-Lecture Center. The program’s musical background
The program will feature Martin includes tapes ranging from Michael
Campbell, bass baritqne, and Federal Jackson’s “Rockin”Robin” tosegments
“Pzazz” from Unlimitd. from “A Chorus Line’% soundtrack.
1 -’r? The “Pzazz”members have appeared
The show is design&for the entire at Disneyland and Expo ‘86. Their
family. dancing and musical backgrounds are
Campbellwill include operatic arias, designed to appealtochildrenand
as well as Brmdway show tunes, in adults alike.
his performance. He has appearedin a The program is being coordinated
number of operas throughoutthe by Gordon Voiles, HCC music instruc.
country and is scheduled as a soloist tor.
for “SingingChristmas Tree” il
Tickets wl be sold at the door and
program in Tacoma for this holiday the cost of admission is two dollars for
.season. adults and dollar for those thirteen
Linda Knudtsen, director of Dance and under.
Unlimited,has scheduled a piogram
‘Cherry Orchard St.’opens Nov. 13
Wednesday, 12- Crime HCC students and senior citizens,$ 2
and PunishmentFilm Series continues for HCC staff and the general public.
with Chinatown. In this film, set in Wednesday, Nov. 19-Honors Collo-
seedy 1930’s Southern California, Jack quy presents “Kane, Hearst and
Nicholsonplaysa private detective Welles: An
American Trilogy.” ’ I
who develops a love affair with his Speaker will be Herb Blisard, In-
female client, played by Faye Duna- structor in communications,human-
way, while he searches for her hus- ities, and cinema and photography at
band’s murderer. The 1974 film w Yakima Valley Noon,C.C. Artists-
be shown at 7 P.m., Artists-Lecture Lecture Center, Bldg. 7, free.
Center, Bldg. 7.-Cost is $1 for HCC
students and senior citizens, $2 for
HCC staff and the general public.
quy presents “American Art, Educa- Return of the
tionand Science.”Speakers will be
three membersof the Highline Panel: Moldy Oldies
Jennifer Hopkinsas Banyevskayaand Matt Rau as Gayw in Ce orclrard Street, a
hw Ellen Hofmann, art history;Robin
Russian dramatic commiy by Anton Chekhov. Photo by Rokrl A t .i
nvll Buchan, education; and Charles TODAY!
Stores, biology-12 noon, Artists-
Chekhov sees his characters from outside, with entirely unsentimental cool- Lecture Center,Bldg. 7, free.
ness and irony. The Gayev family is being broken apart by powerful forces
Friday, Nov. 7
Wednesday, Nov. 19“Crime and
rooted deep in history andin the society aroundthem, andalso by thecomple- Punishment Film Series continues NOON
mentary weaknesses that these forces showup inside the Gayevs themselves. with The Lute Show, from 1977. Art
Their comic inability to bring themselves to make the sacrifices necessary to Carney and Lily Tomlin star in this
save something from.the wreck-their inability even to grasp fully what has contemporary mystery comedy in- Artists-Lecture Center
happened to them-are in their way as agonizingly deepresponse as willed spired by the1940’s private-eye genre.
selfdestruction of the great tragic heroes. Hear those favorite
“It is thenicest,warmest,funniest
Tickets are available through the College Bookstore,and at the door at 7:30 and most touching movie you’ll ever tunes of yesteryear
p.m.,one half-hour before curtain time. Cost is $2 for students and senior see about blackmail, mystery and performed by
citizens, $4 for thegeneral public. The play runs Nov. 13-14-15 and 20-21-22at 8 murder.” Time-? p.m., Artists-
H C musicians
p.m. at HCC’s “Little Theatre,” Bldg. 4. Lecture Center,Bldg. 7. Cost is $1for
Jungle Juice 35 Price
ALL DAY J
Cross hn giant awakens with fury
By Hans Helmcke place with atime of 21:23, and Denny
and Jeff Hensley Turcinec finished seventh in 21:37.
Highline’s other finishers were John
The HCC crassauntry team took Russell llth, Gary Strand 13th’ Mike
first place in the Highline Thunder- Cleland 19th,and ClaytonBarnes 20th.
bird Invitational, Oct. 25, over a field
of six other community college teams. Highline runners also competed in
the University of Washington Invita-
Highline scored 37 points en route tional on Oct. 18andfinished with
to their second championship three an overall sixth place against a field
weeks. This raceproved to be their of eleven major college teams which
toughest win yet, though, theyas includedthe U of W, University of
barely edged a strong from Montana,andWesternWashington
Clackamas Community College. Clack- University.
amas scored 42 points for their second
place finish. Adam Leahy was first for Highline
wilth a time of 25 minutes, 25 seconds.
Head coach, Mike White attributed Other Thunderbird finisherswere
the strong showing to the effort put Todd Baerney 26:37, Gary Strand
out by HCC’s runners. White credited 2733, Everett Owens Denny
each runner for performing to the Turcinec 28:58, Clayton Barnes29:37,
fullest of their individual conditioning. and Ed Holterman 33:59.
Clackamas CC hadbeenrated in The team is now preparing for the
thepreseasonastheteam to beat. twomost important, and final races
White feels thehemayhavehad a of theseason.On Nov. 6 they wl il
hand in creating a deception of HCC’s run in theRegion 1 Championships
strength by never running the squad at Fort Dent in Tukwila, and the
in fullforce in that period of time. season will end with theclimaxat
Thematch up with Clackamas the Conference Championships, Nov.
broughtoutHighline’sentireteam, 14, at-onMemorialGolfCourse
which helped push forward the over- in Everett. .
all positioning of HCC’s seven
top Coach Mike White, right, says the success of his team will depend on the ability of
finishers. With other HCC runners CoachWhiteexpectstherace be- of
his runners to remain healthy for the remainder the season.
in the pack, the possibility was there tween HCC andGreen River to be
for them to finishahead of Clacka- close in theregionalchampionships,
mas’runnersandraisetheirscore: because Highline will be competing from Clackamas, thus far in the sea- chances in the Nov. 14 championships.
son. Smith was anticipated to be the However, if hehasnotwholly reco-
equivalent points are awarded each without its top runners.
to two Todd
runner for the numbered position they Baerney, the team’s second strongest runner to beatearly in theseason, vered, there will be the extra burden
cross the line. In Cross Country, the runner will miss the event because of but accordingto White, has placed on HCC’s sixthandseventh
team with the lowest score wins. illnessandtoprunnerAdam k h y “notevenProved to be a factor” to runners to move forward far enough
will sit out because White feels there Leahy’s running. to make up the difference.
Otherteams in the race werethe would be no benefit to have him
University of Washington’ssecond Afterdefeating Clackamas, HCC
compete with the more important I t appearsthesleepinggianthas
team,andcommunitycollegesfrom established that it wastheteam to
Conference Championships following awaken with a fury, but has caught
SkagitValley,Bellevue,GraysHar- match. But with Baerney sitting out,
bor, and Shoreline. White the
believes advantage has thesnifflesfromthecrisp fall air.
Adam Leahy was once again High- b h y , who graduated from Pasco rotatedback to Clackamas. If Baer- Success of the team now appears to
line’s lead runner,’ winning the event High School, is a first yearrunner ney is healthy for the Conference hingeon m ~ rest for the giant, in
as well, with atime of 20 minutes, 49 for Highline.Whitementionedthat Championships,Whitesayshe will order to maintain a healthy m y of
seconds. Todd b e r n e y came in fifth h h y has twice
beat MikeSmith not be ‘too’ worried about the team’s Properly functioning segments.
- 0 0 1
Bolinger counting points early
handle stress several months of the tookmeawhile to adjustthatfirst
year, getting along with fellow team- year, but Ilearned a lot too.”
mates,havingrespect for the sport
Bolinger is the first to admit that
and being an accomplished student.
. .coachinn a basketball team is time-
Bolinger has coached the women’s
consuming. “It is one of the few areas
team for ,nineyearsandpreviously
you still have command of, and being
he1ped.coach the for
in charge is an exhilaration, but more
“The m difference Ihaveobservedas
than that, it’s real competition. Being
a coach i s when a guy gets hurt in a
involved is the motivating force behind
ball gamehe is always trying to be
‘macho’ about it, When a girl gets I
the coaching and think we play some
hurt, at the time it’svery traumatic. exciting basketball.”
The flip side of the coin is when the
guy acknowledges heis injured it will
take a certain amountof time for him
toget back into thegame. On the other
hand, the girl tries to play too soon.
That is,.,the, difference I have
Ten.yearsago an opportunity arose
and Bolinger ma& the switch tocoach-
ingthe women’s team.esaid, “At the
time I wondered if I wouldhave to
make anychanges in my approach to
coaching a women’s team. Ididn’t
have a lot of experience in coaching a
womenb team- and consequently it
. . . .- ..
Page 10 HCC Thunderword Sov. i. 19%
Volleyball players improving play skills
B y Jeff Hensley Darci happens to be one of three set-
ters on the team, and is now under fire
to improve, along with the other two.
Littleman said that the team is try-
Darci describes Littleman as a “per-
ing to become more aggressive to the
fectionist,,, saying that even when the
ball. This means that the players need
players feel that they are doing well.
to become a bit more
“scrappy” with their play. Littleman “He pushes you to concentrate,”
believes that disciplined volleyball is Darci stated of Littleman.
still necessary to consistently win.
However, Littleman explained that the “Weallneed topickitupalittlebit,”
players can tend to slack off and rely l
Littleman said. A of the players need
on other members too much without to expand their capabilities more, no
incorporating a little scrappiness. just the setters or any other particula
individuals. Every player needs to b
“We’re a bunch of nice people,” doing better off bad balls. He furthe1
explained player Darci Hickman. A stated that a good pass will increase
graduate from P a mHigh School, Darci the chances ofgetting a good set, and
further stated that the T-bird women thus a g d spike.
are developing a ‘killer instinct.,
Littleman says that it is time for the
Darci also said that the players are
players to decide if they really want to
beginning to trust each others’ indi-
be volleyballers and whether or not
vidual playing ability. This has been a
they wish to win the conference
difficult step as players have never
championships. Littleman says the
competed as a joint team before this
players have to want it and be willing
year. The development of trust is criti-
to work hard to achieve that goal, not
cal to the team’s ability toachieve suc-
just see what happens.
cess when playing disciplined game.
Littleman compared the cooperation According to Littleman, the team
to the likeness of a
chain. Each player has shown that it is capable ofplaying
is connectedto acontinuous chain, at the level of performance necessary
and when one moves,the others must to achieve the championship. The
also move. problem lies in that the players have
not managed to sustain this level for
long enough periods, though progress
Ideally that is way the system is is evident in this too.
supposed to work. However, this year’s
members started the season, completely
Not much time remains to raise
unfamiliar with the system Littleman
teaches. Each coach has hidher own
the 1986 regular season concludes on
methods, and in addition, college vol-
Nov. 19, when the HCC T-birds will
leyball is more sophisticatedthan the HCC players have been trying to improve individual performance for betterment of the team’s
play. According to coachjohn Littleman, the T-Bird women are primarily concentrating on doing Community College.
travel to Shoreline
young players were accustomed to better off ‘bad’ halls. Above, spiker Gaylene MacDonald makes what she can of a low set.
from high school. Provided HCC winstheir volleyball
Even a well oiled chain defense is HCC playerstipped a number of quick sets and hittingthe ball harder. league play, they will not needto com-
not perfect. A disciplined defense is balls over the net themselves, earlier Littleman said the team needs bet- pete three days later, in the Regional
designed primarily for coveringspikes. this season. As Darci explained, the ter sets,to progress on this now. Cur- Championships, which will give other
Littleman says that this is because the team was “cautious” in their rallies, rently the team is good at attacking to
teams a chance advance to the Con-
better teams will use this style of play. and wouldjust make sure the ballgot from the middle but needs to increase ference Championships; i
However, this leaves the team vulner- over the net, typically by using tips. its ability to attack from the ends of
able to “junk” volleyball. For this rea- Littleman stated during the early the net. The T-bird women need this HCC volleyballers will make only
son, the T-bird women are now con- Season, that this year’s women would versatility to strengthen their chances one more appearancein the Pavillion,
cnetrating on utilizing some “scrappy” need long rallies to score, because they of winning the conference champion- NOV. The 7 pm scheduled match
play in order to cover weakness of
the lacked the strength of previoussquads. ships. Littleman expects the setters to will pit HCC in play against Bellevue.
discipline defenses which is in cover- Now though, they are trying to end have the capability of turning a bad Highline defeated Bellevue in a three
ing tips over the net. these rallies more quickly, with use of pass into a g d set. game sweep on Oct. 17 of this year.
Talented wrestlers to compose new squad
By Mike Foster will be Bob Miller, 135; Charley
white and Oregon to get schools to wrestle ~ Sports get a
Though m ~other t
Black, 158; Mike Schelde, 177: and his against. deal
great more attention than wres-
outstandin% team,”Coach Mike brother, Chris Schelde, who is the lone tling, Augoustini would like the sport
Augoustini commented,’with obvious heavyweight. Augoustini would like to see as many to get the attention it deserves. High-
pride. “We have four state high school for
people as possible their first major line will wrestle in a exhibition against
champions and five runner-ups.” With As a tribute to the Thunderbird meet against Simon Fraser, a top PLU Nov. 18 at HCC.
this kind of talent on the Thunderbird sports program, Highline is one of the wrestling squad from Canada. They
wrestling squad, HCC will truly be few remaining schools in the state to Here is the home schedule forthe
outstanding, support a wrestling program. Only wiil meet Nov. 21 at Highline at 7:30 86-87 season:
five schools in the state have wres- p.m. HCC is perhaps the smallest col-
With so many excellent wrestlers on tling: HCC, Central Washington, East- lege in the Northwest that has a wres-
the squad, Augoustini found i t diffi- ern Washington, Pacific Lutheran and tling team, but they should proveto
cult to single out a certain individual. Big Bend CC. Yes, even a school with
He mentioned that Chol An, from an excess of30,000 students, the UW, meet the challenge of most of the
Camas, WA, will be a tough wrestler. and the Cougars of Washington State schools they wrestle against. Augous-
He will go at 126 pounds. Another can’t supporta wrestling program. tini does not see why Highline should
strong wrestler will be Paul Harris,a WSUdropped their program last year, succumb to any whool they wrestle
transfer from the University of Las W
and U hasn’t had one for the past 10
Vegas. He will go at 167. Other key years, HCC must go far to get meets, against, because they have the talent
athletes wrestling for the green and which meansgoing to schools in Idaho to match.
HCC Thunderword Nov. 7.1986 P8ge 11
Men’s B-ball coaches use understanding
By Hans Helmcke Only three of Highline’s 14 players states how many minutes wl be il During this month, the team will
were involved with the program last allow& for each activity. continue to practice and develop as
year. When players come to a new they prepare for the upcoming season
At a recent practice, the Men’s Highline’s manager, Ken Hardtke,
college basketball program, either which starts on Nov. 22 at Centralia.
Basketball players showed their is also an important part of the team.
from high school or another college, il
Their first home gameswl be played
camaradarie, as well as various other
it takes time to l a the new sys- According to the players, there is no
er n Nov. 26 against Tacoma, and then
elements that wl contribute to the
tem. The coaches are faced with the doubt that the team would not func- Nov. 29 against North Idaho.
development of their team.
! challenge of teaching this system to tion as well without his services. Ful-
The key factor for the team this lington states, “Ken does a great job
year isthe players get along with for us. He always hasthe basketballs
each other well. Teammates support So far this year, the coaches and out early, and he does a lot of extra
each other with encouraging com- players at Highline feel the transition work also.”
ments, and they show a willingness is going well. The coaches firmly, but
to learn, according to player Greg positively, reinforce what they have As for how the team is shaping up
Fullington. taught, and at the same time have so far, Fullington says team members
Fullington also says the players patience with the players, realizing enjoy playing together, and as time
have a lot of confidence in their that it’s important to let them get to goes on, they will begin to come
During practice, coaches Fred Har-
rison and assistant Paul Gerry are
i actively involved in the player’s
development. If a player is having
trouble understanding something, the
coach wl take him aside and explain
it in greater detail.
Swimmers make final preparations for season
By Mike Foster PLU, which placed third in the
nation a year ago. This meet is DAY DATE MEET WHERE TIME
With thefirst swim meet fast important to the squad becauseof
approaching, Coach Milt Orphan l
the competition it w be facing. Fri. Nov. 7 CWU JV Ellensburg 2 0 0 p.m.
says the first meet against Central Fri. Dec. 5,6 PLU lnvite
Orphan thinks this meet is impor- Tacoma 6:30 p.m.
Washington University’s J V s is to Fri. Jan. 9 Portland CC Portland 4:OO p.m.
“find where the kids are.” tant because Highline will swim
Sat. Jan. 10 Lewis & Clark Portland 1O:OO a.m.
Orphan i s essentially using this NCAA distances, instead of the shor- Fri. Jan. 16 Evergreen Olympia 4:OO p.m.
duel in Ellensburg as a tune-up for ter distances they would swim Sat. Jan. 24 Oregon Highline 1000 a.m.
upcoming meets. CWU’s varsity against smaller schools, The longer Fri. Feb. 6 Evergreen Highline 4:OO p.m.
squad was ranked first in the nation distances should make this meet an Thurs. Feb. 19 Portland All day
last year in the small college poll. exceptional challenge,both physi- Fri. Feb. 20 Small College Portland l
HCC’s next meet, the Pacific Luth- cally and mentally. With the gap Sat. Feb. 21 Championship Portland l
eran Invitational on Dec. 5 and 6, is between the two meets, Orphan will
the meet the team is pointing toward. be able to DreDare his swimmers for I
“Something is going to have McConnaughey’s sources indicated that peo
SPORTS to happen,” McConnaughey
stated, noting that the athletic
ple in the Child Care Center were “being paid
an inadequate amount.”
programs can not continue as
Mackintosh further enlightened the situation
COMMENT they have, even on the cut.
by explaining the state did not fund the college
the difference for ‘o a’ budgets which also
The current budget was cut
include food services, parking, and the book
BHdget cuts by 14 percent for 1986, but
only some of the costs were Don McConnaughey
store. Thus Highline was forced to come up
with the difference.
hit-by this. Most severely lessened were travel
By Jeff Heneley and new equipment budgets. These areas happen The student activities budget was less than
to be ones where cuts were least affordable, expected for others reasons, amongstthese were
Sports at Highline play a part in student edu- However, athletics are not the only program a $375,000 revenue and $lO,OOO in interest from
cation as do other sources available on campus. l
to suffer the 14 percent cut. A programs reserve revenue.
However, unless the athletic department can get financed by the Student’s Activities budget took
some ‘budget relief’ by nextyear; there wl be a
l an equal loss. This additionally includes; drama, The revenue, attained from enrollment was
necessity to make some difficult decisions. This music, tutoring, child care, studentgovernment, less the anticipated acceding to predictions made
would almost certainly mean cancelation of cer- Thunderword publication, and others. after viewing last fall’s registration numbers.
tain sports. This added to the problem with not drawing as
Will some of theseprograms be axed next much interest from s t d funds, because reserve
AccordingtoDonMcConnaughey, HCC year to allow others to be funded to a more ade- revenues dwindled quickly this past summer to
athletic director, sports are as much an educa- quate amount?‘% comes down to making some fund campus improvements, Thus less interest
tional benefit as other programs available on choices which we haven’t was accumulated for the budget too.
campus. McConnau&ey stated that they too made,” Bruce Mackintosh
“help studentsrealize wme of their goals.” stated. Mackintosh, coorinator Remaining budget portions include $45,OOO
The problem is that the sports programs have of student activities, further from the child care development center and
been operating on roughly the same budget since mentioned the decision of $17,000 from miscellanious sources, which are
1975, even though their expenses have been on which to cut would be about dances, games, plays, and others.
a continuous climb. Officiating costs alone have as difficult as choosing one’s
increased by over 50 percent during the past ten Bruce Mackintosh religion. All of this adds up to a warning for HCC stu-
years. The full root of the problem is deeply planted. dents to anticipate changes as to which sports
Probably the largest cause comesfrom the newly will remain a part of Highline. The possibility
Also on the rise have been the costof uni- still looms faintly, that other options could be
forms and travel. Currently, teams must pay passed comparable worth act passed by the
state. This was to establish equality amongst found, but McConnaughey has hesitantly begun
4 0 a mile for use of the college van. Ten years
~ to face apotentially grim future.
ago use of the van for athletic events was free. sexes for job pay.
Robbery victim OK,
crime prevention tips
By Steve Martin Chapman has also noticed several
new crosscountry and all-terrain bi-
The armed rob- of an HCC em- this
cycles on campus quarter.
ployee last month is still under active These bikes, like most ten-speed
investigation status, according to Sgt. bikes,are costly and over a million
Fox of the Des Moines Police Depart- of them are stolen each year.
ment. As a result, the economic impact on
At this point, there have been no bicycle theft victimshas increased
other inadents of this typle reported dramatically. Students and staff can
thatcanbeconnectedwiththerobbery. reduce the chance oftheft by marking
According toSgt. Fox, “There is a lot and registering their bicycles.
we can do with it at this point.” Chapman suggested bicycle owners
The victim, who was cut on the arm stop by the Campus Security office
by one of suspects,was taken to St. and pick up aBicycleRegistration
Joseph Hospital wherehe was treated are
form. These forms provided at no i-
and released. cost. Security is located downstairs in
Jack Chapman, chief campus pol-
of Building 6. survival skills for small businesses, financing for the small business owner,
ice, had a few suggestions on how to Chapman also encouraged owners marketidimage and small business specialties.Most are one session classes,
avoid becoming a victim. “When out, to carve their driver’s license number Al
offered evenings or on Saturdays. “ lof our teachers have owned their own
stay near other people and keep in on the bike. Electronic engravers are businesses, so they know what these people are going through,”W i n s said.
well-lit areas and buildings,” he said. available free from local law enforce M a l i n s g d for thecenter is to serve as a
network between thecenters’clients
“Children should be in sight at all ment offices or at the Campus Secur- of
and peoplequalified to meet their needs. One the ways she plans to accomplish
times. Billfoldsand wallets should be ity office. this is to build a referral file containing pertinent informationabout each of the
kept in a safe place on you all
at times centers’ clients as well as information from services which cater to small
and don’t flash large amounts of cash Bicycle thieves often try to destroy a businesses.
around.” bicycle’s identification, so Chapman Malins also plans to hold‘Brown Bag’ lunchtime lectures at the center: a
Chapman continued, “If you are suggested people add some hidden bulletin board that would serve as a resource center and publication ofa
alone, use your best judgement about identification.For example, peoplecan newsletter which would includethe success stories of clients.
getting into an elevator with a stran- write their driver’s license number on Malins runs her own communications and management business“Human
ger. It may be better to wait for the a card, twist the handlebar grip off, relations in business is very important. There is agreat need for communication
next elevator.” and place the card just inside the skills.” She has also taught marketing, management and organization and
On the subject of armed robbery, handlebar. creative salesmanship at several area colleges.
Chapman said, “Do not panic. Avoid Studentsand staff should also carry The center, as it exists now, is the result of several years of combined effort
rash actions. Try to get goodd e e p a case-hardened cable and lock they between the
a so United States Small Business Administration, the state,Washing-
tion of the suspect and stay alert.” He can secure their bicyclesanytime they ton State University and community colleges. Three years ago, a committee
stressed that robberysituations are want to leave them.The cable should formed by the Board of Education to research communitycolleges in what
very dangerousand common sense is be woundthroughthebike’s frame the State of Washington were doing forthe small business community. The
needed escape withlittle or no and both wheels, then around a fixed committee examined classes and workshops offered by community colleges.
injury. object orbike stand. At the same time, the Small Business Administrationcontracted Washington
State University to offer small business training, research, and counseling
services. undertaking. State
with this Washington the
Univetsity looked to communitycollegesfor help
Water damage c t#r s f .D # e
hi t C dLI m 4 l
buildings using Hypalon as a single- supervisor, recent experience, and a A year rater, an agreement todeliver businesstraining was made between the
plymembrane in anattemptto current roofingconsultantsurvey,” state and several community colleges. Each college that participated would
compensate forthe lack of roof pitch. continued Fritchman. receive funds for every hour of training offered.
“We feelthis Hypalon membrane will Before Fritchman put the wheels HCC obtained an alottment large enough to pay a coordinator andrent an
be a better roof systemthan the exist- inmotion for the $5OO,O00 project, he office at an offaunpus location.
ing four-ply hot mopmembrane be- called six or seven public schools that “If thecollegewants funds from the state, we have to have something started.
cause it is the same material used on have used the material. We have to have something theto offer business community,” Colasurdo claims,
rubber life rafts,” said Fritchman. at
“The committee looks whether we haveenergy and commitment and gives us
“Unless there is damage to insula- “I interviewed both construction dollar amounts accordingly.”
tionunder the existing membrane, business managersand . maintenance Everyone involvedis pleased with the centers’ progressthus far. The r c p ee
we’re going to to leave the four-plysupervisors, and had a very favorable
try tion from the community and local Chambers of Commerce has been ‘absolutely
membrane intact and simply reroof response at all levels.We certainly supportive,’ according to Malins, who would also like to see HCC students take
with Hypalon.” i
hope the new roofing system w help an active rolein the centers’success.
“The roofs were selectedbased us overcome the disadvantages of a “1 would love to have students comeand talk with me,” said Malins
upon inputfrom the maintenance flat roof design.” “If Icouldget a people to
few volunteer a couple of hoursof their time each week,
Iwould make job easier.” She encourages students to participatethe
referral network. Many students have skills which would benefit both the small
Hazardous materials Collhfnrradjhn”1 business community as well as the each students’ personal economy. Malins
would also like to see student artwork displayed onthe walls of the center.
the videotapes is designed especially sowwho buys an ordinary household
“As small business people come through, Iwant to show them what’s availa-
for the custodial staff, as their work cleaning solution is not required by
involves nearly constant use of some law to fill out an MSDSform and label ble,” said Malins “If I a n pull people together, maybe they’ll beginto talk about
of the chemicals in question. it as a hazardous chemical. their concerns.”
FOF more information, contact Betty Colasurdo at 878-3710 ext.341 or Mary
Prior to starting work at HCC, each Another commonly usedchemical is Malins at the center, telephone 246-0428.
new employee wlattend a healthand liquid correctionfluid. This solutionis 0 .
safety orientation session. They wl not water soluble, and is consequently
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also recieve information and training used in other applicationsb i d e s the Classifieds ”
on chemicals they il use frequently. manufacturers’ intended
wl up s .
p r oe
Department heads are required to plumbing, for example these correc-
compile a MSDSfor their department. tion fluids alsohave the ability to pro=
These sheets are then sent to Central tect previously soldered joints. How-
Services. A campus master list wl be ever,thesesolutions contain petml-
available to all students, faculty and eum distillates which are harmful to
staff members at thecirculationdesk the body. U e without proper ventila.
of thelibrary,Bldg.25-117at themain tion, these solutions can lead to dizzi-
security officeand in the purchasing ness and extreme cases, heart po
office, telephone extension 210. lems,
Some of the departments directly Some other hazardous material8
affected by the law are the art depart- usedon campusareacetylenegas, and
ment, includingthe photography l b oil of wintergrem which contains
the welding shop and the jewelry de methyl silusilate. “The r a problem
partment we have is all of the chemicals we use
H l n Pawula, instructor for the each day,” said Pawula,
jewelry department, said that in the Under the W t to Know statutes,
near future uhe will offer a two credit who come into
class for jeweleraim OSHA standards ils materials will
and mfety in the work place. Pawula .heirdangersand
also pointedout that the a v q p per-
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