Opinion, Page 7
and women have the right to express Ladies
Against Women and other clubs
their sexuality. to be enticing HCC students.
e Community College
Vol. 32, No. 14 A biweekly student publication May 21,1992
Asbestos remloval to continue this summer
Michelle Washburn ventilation projects accom-
Senior Reporter plished this summer. If every-
thing goes as planned, the work
Highline Community Col- wl beginin the middleof June.
legestudents might be won- The asbestos . w i l l take four
deringwhere everyone Bldg. weeks to finish and the
6 hasgone this summer bc- and ventilation will take an-
cause the entire building w i l l other four. HCC plans to com-
be evacuated and relocated, plete the project by fall.
except for a few men in astro- Dean of Administration
naut-like suits. These workers Laura Saunderssaysthatthe
will not be chasing stray satel- asbestos i s not harmful unless
lites: they w i l l be removing as- i t i s disturbed. “That i s when
bestos from the ceilings of there are health risks; fibers the
Bldg. 6. are harmful when inhaled.”
Asbestos i s knownto be Saunders also statedthat
harmful to one’s health i f ex- one would have to be exposed
posed to i t extensively. but that to the asbestos for a long pe-
i s not why the project to re- riod of time to be harmed and File Photo .’
Bldg. 6, where the Counseling offices are located, will be undergoing an asbestos
move i t was originally planned. says that risks of asbestosis, a
removal program this summer so work can be done on the ventilation system.
The reason i t i s being removed lung disease caused by expo-
i s because HCC wanted to have sure of asbestos, i s higher for how Betty Duncan, the office only $2 million for an estimated. mingpool, was done a few years
the heating and ventilation of those who cigarette smokers.
are supervisor of Registration, felt $5 million- projecttoremove agowhenthe plumbing was
Bldg. 6. as well of Bldgs. 14, In 1988, an air sampling of about working in a potentially the hazardous asbestos. worked on.
16. and 17, worked on. which HCC’s buildings was con- dangerousenvironment, she Saunders said the college w i l l
means the workers will have to ducted. results
The showed said, “ think that the college
I have to see how far the money
go up into the ceiling where the thatthe air quality was well has been very open us and
with will stretch. Bldg. 8 was See Asbestos,
asbestos i s located. This i s below standardregulations. has kept us well informed.” cleaned of asbestos last sum- Page 16
likely to stir up the asbestos,so meaning the exposure of the The state i s supplying mer and Bldg. 27, the swim-
HCC decided to get both the asbestos i s more likely to harm
Local residents weigh need for a
asbestosandthe heating and those around it. Whenasked
HCC instructors to receive third runway at Sea-Tac Airport
three percent pay increase c m handled
approximately his business travels are fre-
Brian Kinq gram , the capitol budget and Staff Writer 338,000 flights. By the year quently hampered by these
Staff Writer for the teachers’ salaries,” 2000, this number will have flight delays. He states that he
Stowe said, As the 21st century rapidly increasedto more than , O
41 O O
0 i s in favor of the, third runway
Highline Community Col- The board i s working on a approaches, portauthoritiesare -- exceeding the capability of because i t will help alleviate
legehas received word from newsystem called the State faced with a newdilemma; the twc existing runways by many delays by allowing air-
the Legislature andthestate Allocation Model, which while keeping the concerns of some 3 , O flights per year.
0O O craft to do simultaneoustake-
board that teachers be get- would be a general grid on how localcitizensinmind, they must
will Coupled with the fact that offs and landings. Tecklenburg
ting a three percent increase in much the instructor should be deal with the need.for a third only one.runway i s used most maintains, “If people continue
salary effective January 1, paid. I t would be based on the runway at Sea-Tac Airport. of the time at Sea-Tac due to to miss thesemeetings,they
1993. Governor Booth Gar- amount of experience and the The airport, at the present adverseweather conditions, w i l l notdo business i n
dener has offically signed it. degrees and creditsthe instruc- time, serves more than 16 mil- flights into and out of Seattle Seattle ... but will take their
The state had not been fund- tor has. lion people annually, and by could ultimately and routinely business elsewhere.”
ing increments, which are in- By figuring out where the the year 2000 that number i s be delayed two for hours c a w Since Decemb6r 1989, a
creases in s a l a r y that the fac- college faculty member would expected to grow to more than ingcatastrophicconsequences. panel of consultants hasbeen
ulty automatically gets,“The fall into that grid,it would de- 25 million. These numbers a p These delays will cost the cooperating with citizens and
three percent salary raise doesterminehowmuch salary pear to be staggering, but by airlines more than $200 mil- the business commpnity to de-
not cover the cost of living,” money would come to the col- the year 2020 the present num-lion by the turn of the century. vise a possible solution to the
said Lorain Stowe, president lege. ber of air travellers will have This will mean service reduc- third runway problem.
of the Highline College Educa- This, however, i s different balloonedto more than 40 mil- tions, more expensive airline The 39 members of the
tion Association. than the state-wide salary lion. tickets, increasesin the cost of Puget Sound Air Transporta-
The state board i s the state schedule, which determines Accommodating these goods arriving byair, and ihe tion Committee (PSATC) have
organizationthat regulates and salaries at state level, “Most 500,000 additional people
the who possiblelay-off of many of the listened to 11 public forums
distributes all funding to com- faculty members at HCC are are expected to moveinto King 100,OOO people cmploycd by held in the spring of 1992 and
munity colleges in thestate. not in favor of the state-wide County by the year 2000 will the air travel industry inWash-
“The state board has to decide salary schedulebecause then be quite a chore. Rachael ington state.
how much money each college we wouldn’t be able to negoti- Garson, Media RelationsOffi- BruceTeckfenbura, an at- See Runway,
i s going to get for the admin- ate our salary schedule at all,” cer at Sea-Tac Airport, says torney who lives three miles Page 4
istration, instructional pro- Stowe said, that during 1991 the airport south of the runway, says that
Page 2 Thundcr\Vurd Thursday M a y 21, 1992
Water shortage strikes in "'TheCity of Rain"
Water prices have gone up
as much as 200 percent
Robvn Nielsen The extra money received
Senior Repdrter bythesurcharge will mainly
go toward paying the pump
Starting June 1. 1992. 1111 systcm used fetch water from
cnlergency water ConservationChester Morse Lake, one of the
plan.announced by .Mayor reservoirlakes in the Seattle
Norm Rice on May 15. could watersystem.ChesterMorse
addsurcharges of up to 200 Lake is located in theCedar
percentto residential water River Watershed, just on the
bills. East side of North Bend.
The surcharges, developed On May I S . 1992, the Se-
topromote waterconservation, attle City Council votedon the
are designedin such a way that proposal to fine mandatory out- W
a residential water usagecut of door water restriction violators
30 percent would balance the up to $500. For the first viola-
difference in billing. tion, offenders will receive a
Thesurcharges start with courtesy notice.On the second
I Water conservation is no longer a laughing matter. Everyone will have to work to
conserve during the water squeeze.
the first 500 cubic feet of wa- violation, a warning notice will
ter, which i s about 3,750 gal- be issued. On third offense,
the Water shortage no longer a future event;
lons. The first 500 cubic feet a $100 fine will becharged,
would add a 20 percent increase followed by a $300 and $500 officials turn to citizen to conserve water
to water bills. Water usageup fine for the fourth and fifth
to 1500 cubic feet would raise offenses, respectively. Brian Dickinson not be enough to make up for shavingor brushing your teeth,
the surcharge to a 60 percent The list of violations in- Staff Writer the current and future storage and wash dishes by hand.
addition towater bills. Above cludes watering lawns. Water-
1500cubic feet would raise the ing flower gardens. shrubs, and For the few
deficiency in the area's reser-
charge to 200 percent of nor- vegetable gardensare allowed public officials have been ask- I n the average single-fam- showerheads should produce a
mal water bills. the highest providing that a sprinkler is not ing Seattle area citizens to vol- ily home, each person uses at water flow between 2 and 2.5
surcharge rate. used and a regulating shut-off untarily conserve water, but by least 77 gallons of water a day. gallons of water per mintue,
Over thelast few years. the nozzle i s used. Consideration of
the end May, mandatory wa- Of thewaterused by each which i s 25 to 75 percent less
potentialfor a seriouswater i s beingtakento allow new ter restrictions will go into ef- person, approximately 28 per- than a conventional shower.
shortagehasbeen increasing. mini-sprinklers that use low fect. cent (about 22 gallons) i s . P o not usethe toilet as a
This year. the reservoirs are at amounts of water. Bellevue and Des Moines flushed down a toilet; 22 per- waste basket; flush only when
a record low, making thisyear Spraywashing of patios, water districts have already putcent (about 17 gallons)s used necessary.
one for serious conservation. driveways,orsidewalks will mandatory water conservation to wash clothes; 21 percent Check all toilets for leaks
Ideas have been floating for also be grounds for fines. Car measures into effect. Failure (about 16 gallons) i s usedto and have them repairedif any
the last couple of years onhow washing will be allowed under to conserve water in these ar- shower; 12 percent(about 3 are present.
to resolve this problem. Thosecertain conditions. Under the eas will mean higherwater gallons) i s used from faucets; 9 ~ Keep a pitcher of water in
ideas include using under- conservation plan, car i s to prices or fines citizens who percent(about 7 gallons) i s the refrigeratorinsteadof turn-
ground aquifers to store water, washed from a bucket of violate conservation
be rules. wasted throughleaks in toilets; ing on the tap and letting the
using less drinkable water i n water and running water is to The cause of the problem and 3 percent (about gallons) water run to get cold.
the Ballad Locks, using treatedbe usedonly to rinse, and then started with record high aver- i s usedtowashdishes. In a Only wash clothesor dishes
sewagewater for lawns, and only with a regulating nozzle age temperatures during the water-saving household, each if there i s enough for a full
desalinating Puget Sound wa- that can be shut A standard months of Dccember, January, person usesonly about 60 gal- load.
ter. gardenhosecanwaste up to February, and March. lons of water a day, a savings StanShaw,directorofPlant
120 gallons of water in 10min- The problem has been com-of 22 percent. Operations and Maintenance,
utes. On the average, leaving pounded bybelow-normal Here are some suggestions i n a memo to faculty and staff
the hose running while wash- snowfall in the mountains and from the SeattleWater Depart- stated, "Due to watersaving
ing your car wastes 360 gallons a lack of rain in the lowlands. ment on ways help conserve measures, wewill reduce lawn
of water, the sameamount a TheSeattle area's growth in water. watering to a minimum.**
family of four normally uses in population has also had ar. ef- Takeshortshowers. Turn For additional information
four days. of
fect on the amount water in on the shower toget wet, turn i t on how to conserve water call
the reservoirs. off, soapandshampoo,then your local water utility, con-
The Thunderword The recentrainfall has pro- turn the water back on to rinse. sult localplumbing supply
stafl i s looking for a duced additional runoff to Do not usethefaucetor stores, or visit your local li-
streams feeding the cities res- shower at full pressure. brary.
f w advertising
ervoirs, but it has not and will Turn off thefaucetwhen
fall quarter. We will
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summer and w e will
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Veteran StudentsOffice HCC students feel secure on campus
provides a variety of services Ellen Houahton safc. The worstcrime he can Axcoding to DorohySiegel,
Khalid A l t a q Staff Writer rememberoncampus has been a vicc prcsidcnt for Studcnt Scr-
Staff Writer Te
robbery by force. ‘ h campus vices atTowsonState Univcrsity
Students and facultyHigh- ispatrolled24 hoursaday, w e n in Maryland, most crimcs com-
Highlinc Community Collcgc has a Vctcran Studcnts Oflicc IincCornmunityColIegcfcelsafc days a week,” he said. mittcdoncampuscsarccommit-
located on thc fifth floor of the Library (Bldg. 25). which SCIVCSdcspitc estimations that acts of HCC has five full-time and ted by students, while only 20
approximately 200 students. Information regarding assistancc violcnce are committed against three part-timesecurity officers, percent are done by an off-cam-
and application for benefits i s available there for intercstcd collcgcstudentseveryhvohours, and three student officers. Dur- pus offender.
parties. and that a student is murderedon ing the evening theymake three Mary Chmela, a student at
a college campus every days, roundscheckingthe buildingsto HCC, said she fccls safe on cam-
Glcnna Russell, who manages the office as a part of registrd-
tion, is the vcteran student’s best advocatewith thc Dcpartmcnt according to Sccurity on Cam- makesuretheyarelockedandm pusandhtlsn’thcardofanyprob
of Vetcrans Affairs (VA). She minimizes between thc VA and n.
pus I c,a non-profit organiza- windows are broken.”by also lems.
studcnts when bureaucratic proceduresresult in confusion. tion dcdicatcd ,to improving check for unauthorized people Jamie Adair, another studcnt
“In order tobe a veteran you havc to havc served at 180
least safcty on collcgc cmpuscs. on campus after midnight. at HCC, finds the campus Wc,
consecutive days in the military,” Russell said. Most veterans A “USA Today” study in HCC’sContinuingEduWn although he feels being a male
have served from two to four years; some of them are retircd. has offered classes on self prs- makes him feel safer.
There are seven1 educational assistance programs for service ... a student is tection for the generalpublic. WhenHCCstudcntMichelle
The first one, on gun safety, had Lepeska thinks of d c t y , she
persons, vctcrans, rcscrvists and dcpendants of vctcrans who murdered on a
only eight pcoplein attendance. thinksofnotbcing~ultod. she
either deceased or 100 percentdisabled. Everyonc who is
college campus N t enough people signed up, finds thecampus to be safe
entitled to any of these benefits in any capacity can get thc
information they need the Veteran Students Office. A student every 10 days .... and thc other two classes were since she hasn’t heard of any
can discoverwhich programs he orshe is eligible for. cancelled. According to attacks.
Payments of benefits are based on the branchof service the 1989 showed that 698 colleges Chapman, a fall and winter
s I comparison to larger uni-
person is from and how much moncy the servicc mcmbcr rcported a total of 31 murders, they only encountered four versities, Mike D a a ofHCC
y k n f,
contributcd, whilc inthe servicc. Documentationo f registration, 1,800armed robberies, 13,000 pcoplccarrying guns orothcr student, f es that rhc campus is
and vcrilication of eligibility, such as a ccrtificd copy of dis- physical assaults, and more than typcs of weapons on campus. d e . “Nightlife isn’t a big thing
charge, is also requircd in order to apply for bcncfits according a
600 rpin one ycar. N m csu br Scott Winslow, dircctor of hem,” hc said. He fcels it is safer
to RusFll. in actuality m$y be highcr sincc Continuing Education, said, during the day than at night but
many crimes on campuses are “Safcty is important. We have to hasn’t S e or heardof any prob-
A defenncnt of tuition payment i s possible if application i s en
made in advance, bcfore the dcadlinc, which i s ordinarily well in
rcportcd. bc aware of safety on our cam- lems while he has taken night
advance of the quarter for which thestudcnt is planning to ” c
Campus Police Chief Jack pus. H worksoncampusinthe classes.
Chapmansaidthathedidn’thave evening and says he doesn’t feel Another HCC student,
any information to comparethe thcre are anyproblems. While Jaane Mackey, feels the same
The VA offers couseling to be arranged through HCC Vct-
e m Students Office. I t is designed to take a variablcs in a
l safcty at HCC to any other col- Winslow belicves our campus about the campus. She hasn’t
person’s life into account in order to help the pcrson chart an legecampus, but the commdty safe,he isalarmcd at the incrcascheardof any problems, says, but
HCC is located in is relatively of stolen property. pay
“I more attentionat night.”
academic course. The V A expects a person to have a solid
workable educational plan and will help to develop it. HCC’s
office can suggest whether or not counseling at C C (rather than
H Registration for summer quarter has begun
the V A counseling) would be advisable for the veteran studcnt.
One change inthe degreeprogram i s allowed by the V A inthe Jessica Salazar on
closed to the public Fri- want. Faculty members are
course of a person’s education, such as a change in major, or a Staff Writer days, June 15 through Sept. often able to provide more per-
change from academic to vocational. Prerequisites suchas a 4; consult the summer quar- sonal instruction due to the
transfered A.A. degree to a four-year institution are considercd Registration for summer terly schedule forcxccp- lower number of students en-
a continuation in program, not a
change. Benefits may only be quarterat Highline Commu- tions. Average
received for courses approved by the Veteran Services Office,nity Collcge began May 18. Summerclassesdifferfrom classes are eight weeks long,
which meansthey must lead to an educational(i.e., B.A.), Studentsmusthaveanappoint- the classes offered during theunless otherwise noted in the
professional (i.e., CPA) or vocational (i.e.’ Diving) objective for ment to Iegister. regular school
year in various classschedule. Classes run
which aperson i s not already qualified. The school the student Currently enrolled studentsways. According to Registrar from Monday through Thurs-
i s attending when i ii lapplication i s made for veteran’s educa- have already been assigned Booker T. Watt, class sizes are day, and most classes last one
tional benefitsbecomes the home school. Any transfer or change appointrncnts which are se- typically smaller in thc sum- hour and 20 minutes.
o f school necessitates contact between the new school and the lected by the number of credits mer session;and with fewer The last day of the eight-
home institution. earned at H C C and by alpha- students registering, those in- week summer session will be
Students must maintain at least 2.0 g.p.a. in order to receive betical order of students’ last terested inattending HCC dur- on Aug. 14; finals will be held
the benefits. ‘Russell emphasised it is important that students names. ing the summer will be more during thelast regularly sched-
remember to return to the office to pick up attendance cards Registration appointment likely to gettheclassesthey uled class time.
which must be signed by instructors, twice during each quarter booksare located most build-
and returnedto office by the students before thedeadlines; at
ings on campus and the Fed-
otherwise, their benefits can be denied. Withdrawing from a eral Way Center. Registration
class requiredreimbursement, unless extenuatingcircumstances was held in Bldg. 6, beginning
such as poor health are present,verified and accepted by VA. at 8:30 a.m. on May 18.
Russell commented thatveteran students, like all othcr stu- Tuition andfeesmust be
dents, are strongly advised to see an academic counselor to be paid in f lon the date rcgis-
certain they are registered for required courses. Verification tration. Tuition will remain the
must be made that the classes are fulfilling necessary require- samc for summer quarter, it but
ments before administrative procedures in the HCC office are will incrcase starting next fall
completed and a necessary paperwork forwarded to the V A from $315 to $333.
Regional Office, which then responds to the student with an Bldg. 6 will be closed for
award letter stating the amount of money he or she will be the summer due to remodel-
receiving each month for the quarter. ing. Offices w i l l be moving
“As complicated as the process seems, i t is actually quite temporarily to Bldg. 4 on
simple if a pemnis sure to allow enoughtime by contacting the June 10, 11, and 12. Stu-
Veteran Students office as early as possible,” Russel said. dents can go to Bldg. 4 over
Normal business hours are 8 a.m, to 5 p.m., Monday through thesummer i f they have P o by Chris Berge
Friday, Summer quarmhounr will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday questions about registration. Some stwienta enjoyedthe sunshine while they planned
through Thursday, Por fimhcr information call ext. 285. A l l HCC offices wl be which cIa8s6-8to take durlng the summer quarter.
Page 4 Thunderword Thursday May 21,1992
Sea-Tac Airport could receive third runway
Proposed runway is necessary but will increase traffic and pollution
with rubber soledshoes." Black Lake.
One consideration to alle- Paine Field's existing run-
Runway, cont. viate the noise pollution prob- way i s expected to be totally
from Page 1 lem has been i n effect for some operational by the year 2020,
time -- the use of Stage I11 handling as many as 50 flights
have taken into considerstion aircraft as opposed to StageI per day and more than 3 mil-
some legitimate complaints aircraft. lion passengers annually. This,
rrlised by peopleconcerned Aircraft equipped with i n contrast with Sea-Tac's 900
with the project. Stage I 1 engines must about flights perday seems
The biggest concern with seven miles from the airport but with the addition of an-
the expansion of the airport i s beforegrounddecibel levels other runway at Sea-Tac and
the noise level associated with dropbelow 80, the level at the supplemental airfield be-
more aircraft. which normal conversations ing consideredfor south Puget
Steve Townsend, an 18- can be heard. The sound level Sound, this plan seems to have tion. noticed flight every two and a
yearmember of the Federd of a Boeing 737-300, equipped some merit. Robert Wallace, Although some people are half minutes."
WayChamber of Commerce 1
with Stage 1 1 engines, drops chair of the PSATC, says, favoring the expansion of the Inapreparedmemorandum,
says that picnics have beer ru- below the 80 decibellevel while "There isn't a magical solution airport, others have legitimate the representatives Highline
ined; windows have been the plane i s still over airport that's going tomake everyone concernsregarding the new Community Hospital have ad-
shaken on the ridge; and the property. instantly happy. But, this pre- runway. dressed the issue of added
Desert Storm welcome home The phase-out of Stage I 1 ferred alternativewill work and One of those people who health risks.
was spoiled timeafter time by aircraft and the implementa- will meet our regions term oppose the airport expansion
long The memorandum read,
aircraft noise and somespeak- tion of Stage 111 aircraft i s ex- needs with the least possible projecti s LauraSaunders, dean "Hundreds of tons of j e t
ers could not make themselves pected to be finished by the disruptions." * of Administrations at Highline emmissions will fall on neigh-
heard at the Weyerhauser year 2001 bekauseof the Noise The three-airport plan i s be- Community College. borhoods around Sea-Tac for
Aquatic Center. MediationAgreementwhich i s ingconsidered over some other Saunders opposes such ex- decades to come. Many resi-
This comment echoes the expected to reduce the noise ideas which the PSATC has pansion onthe grounds that i t dents now wipe jet fuel from
sentiments of many citizensn i level by to 50 percent by the rejected. has an adverse effect on teach- the vehicles daily. Pollutants
the region, butsome healthhaz- turn of the century. One of the alternatives that ing and learning at HCC. At a such as benzene, toluene,
ards have been raised as well. A recommended solution to was turned down s the ideato community forum, she ex- formaldahyde, and nitrous ox-
M.C. Scheerer,another resi- the airports problemsi s to use just do nothingabout the prob- plained, "Weare suffering from ide, some of these are known
dent of Federal Way, has quite the three-airport plan. lem. This ideanot acceptible the present levels of noise, to carcinogens and others of
a complaint. He says, "Now, This plan calls for an addi- because there will be more de- say nothing of theexpanded which can cause respiratory dis-
you talk about no health haz- tional runway at Sea-Tac, one lays and passengers not be effects of additional traffic. eases, are being and will con-
ards. Ihave had planes over
fly at PaineField in Everett, anda able to get to their destina- Despite an expensive program tinue to be released. The com-
my home, dump kerosene on supplemental airfield at either tions on schedule. There that cost HCC over $500,000 bined effects adverse and health
my deck, and it's so slippery Fort Lewis, McChord Force would also be more air pol- to add double-paned windows impactswill not be fully known
you can't walk out out there Base or south of Olympia near lution and noise as a result to classrooms, which are inter- for years to come. The addi-
o f the delays. rupted several timesduring an tional effects of jet noise vi-
On June 17, 1992, the hour for an interval of 5 to 30 brating schools, hospitals
PSATC will make a final rec- seconds. Last night, I had an and many thousands of
ommendation to the Puget opportunity to observe an ac- homes, contribute to stress
Sound Regional Council and counting class,andbetween and relatedphysical ail-
From the Must Have Been From the Some Folks Just the Port of Seattle Commis- 7:30 and 9:OO in the evening I ments."
Taco Bell For Lunch File: Can't Be Satisfied File: An sion. If these two committees
On April 16. Security "received HCC student reported to Secu- accept the plan, they will work
a report of a 'gas' odor in the rity that her purse, which had with city, county, and regional
rear storage area of Bldg. 8." beenrecovered i n themen's planning committeesand will Advertise with the
No odor wasdetectedwhen restroom in Bldg. 6, was miss- begin to put the plan into ac-
officers policed the area. ing $36. Thunderword
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sense. Steams: *But what about‘ e ’ s thebestmorof Kool- the risk of having thousands of
Johnson: M y idea of a parki s people who in colder cities Aid?
live estrogen-crazed monsters beat-
a place that can be mutually - why should they be penal- Stearns: Purplesaurus Rex. ing down my front door,I’ll say
enjoyed by that decide go ized for their weather? Artifi- Unquestionably. The delicate
all to ...yes and no. Womenare de@-
there, With people drinking,t cial turf allows for a clean, grape bouquet wafts to your
i nitely smarter than men when it
Managing Editors is often difficult to have a nice, s
equate surface that canused nostrils as it washes i way
be comes togettingsomething done
quiet afternoon at the park. In year-round. And, of course, down your palate, frisky yet practically. However,these are
theend, everyonewouldbe it’s cheap. with a hint of finesse. And also the same creatures that
Rather than debate about better off.
Gurth Brooks musical ge- then after you’ve swallowed, sometimescan’t quite figure out
meaningful,sociallyrelevant Tiregreatest athlete all time nius or the seventh sign f the a delightful finish tintedwith
of o can
what a manual opener does.
topic o the day, this week’s i :
f for s Apocalypse? Florida citrus. Every sip in- (Idon’thave to worry about
column Stearns and Johnson Johnson: Bo knows, but his Johnson: Anyone can who vites a perkywaltz with your beingin the doghouse anymore,
have chosen to answer some o career was too short. There- sell twenty million records by tastebuds.
f so screw it.)
those nagging questions that Johnson: In a vast state of
have surfaced lately ... confusion, Iaskedmy girlfriend.
She said that women are defi-
I s the erotic music biU CUI ef- nitely smarter.
fective pieceo legislalion? Less filling or tastes great?
Steam: Absolutely not. It’s Stearns & Johnson: Who
yet anotherthinly-disguised cares? As long as it’s not in a
censorship bill targetedata park ...
specific kind of music, Rather Moving on to something more
than havethe state take control serious,just what is the mean-
over what kids can and can not ing o rife?
listen to,howabout having fore Iwould have opt the
to for u
twanginga g i r has to qualify
t Johnson: For once, I con- Stearns: Let meask Ren and
parents take some responsibil- nonsteroid using Cr Lewis,
a l as oneof the greats this cen-
of cede. Stimpy first ...
ity for achange? Still breaking records in more tury. Do the people behind the Johnson: First you have con-
Johnson: Parentscan’tcon- events than anyone else. Stesrns: Anyone whocan title counter at Registration ever of
sider the meanings the words
trol what their kids do on the Stearns: ThelDtmocraticParty
their album “Ropin’ Wind” go to the bathroom? “what”, “is” and“the”before
way home from school. If - 1-5 (withfive crushing with a straight facehas got to Johnson: I dare say .......
no? we can even start to define the
music i s pornographic,why KO’s) for the last24 years and be in league with Satan. Strap Actually they might haveex- word “life.” All relative terms
* r r should it be treated in any dif- they’re still staggering into the downyercats,gotochurchand traordinarily trained bladders, must be definedto state any true
ferently thanadultvideosor ring for another round. pray for forgiveness! ‘Nuff Maybe some sort of will revelations.
i: magazines? What’s bet&r-naturalgrass said. against body type of thing. I (note: Our fearlessManaging
Shoulddrinking be allowed at or artifiiial tu@ Ross Perot for President in know I have stood in line for Editorscan barely remember to
all stalcparts? Johnson: Natural grass. Only ’92? hours without any of them so put on clothes every morning,
Steams: Definitely, as longas the money conscious, new Johnson: Why not? Ibelieve much as wincing.Whatever let alone discuss the meaning of
people clean up their empties. school sports fans who enjoy this country needs hisambi- their trick, it should be com- life. Be realistic.)
The state spends tax money fast pacedgamescan be propo-
my tion, loyalty and checkbook, mended. Andfinalb’ what is the sound
to put barbecue pits in every nents for the career wracking Stearns: Why not? I too be- Steams: For once, Iconcede. f
o one hand clapping?
campground, and yet I can’t artificial stuff. Remember the .lieve he could make this coun- Are women smarter than Stearns: Hmmm ..,
haveabecr with my hamburger good old days of 1s year vetcr- ...
try what it once was a barren men? ’ Johnson: Presumably, it’s qui-
or hot dog? T h i s makes no am and muddy goallines. wasteland covered with ice. Steams: That’s a toughie. At eter than one brain exploding. t
Page 6 Thunderword Thursday May 21,1992
HCC student requests stricter smoking policies A ChiId's educat ion
Somestudentssufferpoorhealthdue to second-handsmoke should.begin at home
side the boundaries of my things 1would like to be doing
house, 1risk the chance of be- instead of sitting athome with PXel7ts Should Stop blaming te2lChers and take
Davina Nolten ing exposed 10 unwanted see- achmnic cough and taking my for children's
responsibility their educations
Senior Reporter cigarcttcmedication
ond-hand smoke. to fight it.
During the lasttwo quar- I t is verydisturbingwhen a
Sccond-hand smoke is not ten, Ihave hadtheopportunitysmokerarrives in front of a dillian Willinaham
bcncficial to everyone. There to be exposed to more second- group of non-smokersandde- Senior Reporter
are those of us whohave cides to light up. The smoker
chronic lung diseasessuch can clearly see that the non- Imagine the conflict that would arise if i t wassuddenly
as asthma. On more than onc smokers aren't smoking, yetdiscovered that the current illiteracy rate, the number of high
occasion at Highline Com- he still continues allowing school dropouts, and many current social problems were not the
munity College, have had
I to the smoke to blowin the di- consequences of poor educational institutions but,. instead, of
stand nextto smokers while rection of the non-smokers.
waiting for my next class. I Specific areas need to be
have had asthma six years
for set aside for smokers,
and nothingirritates me more preferrably in areas away
than having to breathe sw- from classroom doors that so
ond-hand smoke. the rest of us can steer clear
According to the National of the smoke.A strictercam-
Jewish Centerfor Immunol- pus smoking policy needs to
ogy and Respiratory Medi- be
cine, cigarette smoke i s one developed soon, such des- as
of the most common irritants hand smoke than1 wanted. ignating specific areas for
for asthmatics andastrong trig- smoketriggeredmyasthma, smokers. If a person wants to
ger of asthma. They advise causing me todevelopachronic smoke and destroytheir lungs
that no one should smoke in the cough and that way, fine but they should
home of an asthmatic. Fortu- start wheezing. This i s not a respcctthe rights of those
nately, I i n a family of non-
live pleasantexperienceat all. around them. We ahave the l
smokers, but once Istep out- There are a thousandother right IO, breathe clean air.
Highline's counseling department is confus- poor parenting.
In an age of quick fixes, that idea would set us back quite
ing and is oftena waste of students' time aways. To think that the home is where the problem may upset
a lot of hard-workingparents.
Many students think thesystem should be simpified In the May 12, 1992, issue of the "Seattle Times," i t was
reported that The Sylvan Learning Center and the National 4 -5.
A former HCCstudent,Tina ferrals and questions that can
Association of Secondary School Principals had sponsored a
Meridee Aibrecht Shimizu, who has since be answered in five minutes. kids were
survey asking how involved theirparcnts inthe students'
Senior Reporter transferedtoSouth Seatlle, had Full-time students should schooling. Outof 1,300 students surveyed, 14 percent said thcir
related similar incidents. She have a faculty adviser by theirparents took a very active role in thcir school experiences. The
I t is vcry frustrating going was given conflicting informa- secondquarter.Students can survey reported that overall, teachers received A's from the
to coilcge when your unsure tion about a Humanities credit. also goto the advising center if
students while the parents gotD's.
what classes younecd. I t i s "Ireally liked Highline, but I their faculty adivser i s unsure I t i s surprising that with all the talk of the horrible American
ridiculous for a student to reg- didn't have much confidence of infomation or details. education system, surveys are showing that parentsmay be more
ister and take course that does in the advisingcenter," Shimizu Iamconcernedabout fac- responsible for the problems.Schools are not flawless, but
not apply towards their degree.says. unsure
ulty being of the infor- has n
apparently thc homc environment a evcn biggcr impact on
Thc student i s wasting thcir Kathy Wagner, an HCC mation they are giving to stu- the students. For parents who tend to dump the problems of
timc and money, two things thestudent, says "as far as choos- dents. This could lead to stu- society into the lap of thc tcacher, i t may be hard to look a little
averagecollegestudentdoes ing an adviser it was very con- dents being confusedor unsure closer to home.
not havea lot of. This is to fusing."
and who they This will, of course, upset all those two-income families in
put down HighlineCommunity I t can b confusing to the taking the wrong classes.
e which the parentsare working and trying to theirchildrenthe
College. HCC students who I averagestudent when class the I think the new system i s
have talked to have praised courses aren't given the same more organized, and will be it
HCC as a school, butthere h s name inallcatalogs and forms. easier for students to get the
got to be a easier and simpler There i s a program called new information theyneed. Hav- It is surprising that with all the talk of the
wal for studentsto find the students advising where new ing a few people with a com-
classes they need their de- students can go to get basic pleteunderstandingofthesys- horrible American education system, sur-
gree. information. Getting a gradu- tem is better for students in- veys are showing that parents may be more
When I started at HCC two ation evaulation very helpful stead of the interpretation of responsible for the problems.
years ago, I went to what was in figuring out which classes several groups. I t will be h l e p
then the counseling office. I youneed. To do so students ful for students to talk to ~~~~~ ~
was given informationpertain- pay $15 at the registration of- someone who send them can in best of everything.Theymaybe;wondering how they are
ing to what classes take for a fice, once they make sum
to that the right direction. expected to be the providerand the teacher. The question comes d, 'f
TV production certificate. I all theirtranscripts areinorder. Part of being in college i s downto what the child will valuemore later on: material ?
was told that a certain course I Last fall the systemwas learning how tofind informa- possessions or the attention and help of their parents. I t seems to
needed would be available changed, there i s now distinc- tion and being more resource- be the answer that parents who stay home andparent raise
throughout the school year, tive difference between coun- ful. I think the system should better educated children.
after I hadregistered, I was selors and advisors:' Counsel- be borganizcd in a manner so Irealize that i t may beunrealistic to suggest a parent try to be
informed that this course was o n are forconfidentaland per- that information i s easily in two places at once. But, from looking at the apparentlack of
only available quarter. This sonalissues including career available. Students have for I've
interest education holds most people, got to wonder what
was very frustrating.Luckily, I decisions.Theadvisingcen- enough of a run-around trying the parent's i s in a this. Education begins the home,and
roll lof in
was able get into this class at ter, located in Bldg 6, i s for to find information for their parents had better start taking some more interest before the
the last minute. students,
new re- classes.
whole system deteriorates.
Thunderword Thursday May 21,l ,992 Page -
Homophobia is not an excuse for discrimination
Denial of homosexual feelings sometimes leads to homophobic actions
homophobia. Iknew a male in They are taught that gay men most pcoplcare in betwecn tho
high school with a speech im- andlesbians are badpeople. two extremes. Thc dwial 01.
I pediment who attempted sui- They fear having any homo- these feelingscan tun] into
cide because he was being sexual thoughts whatsoever. homophobic attitudcs.
harrasscd by people who There i s an intense passion to Extensiverc.scarc!.t backs u;)
wrongly associated his effemi- prove to everybody (including the notionthat homoscxuds3rc
natevoicewithbeinggay. Even themselves) that they are het- born homosexuals.
if he was gay, i s that any reason erosexual by lashing out ho- Homophobics are not born
to drive someone to commit mosexuals. homophobics. I t takcs strong
suicide? It's reallytoo bad people influences from close people3
My stepsister's friend had don't realizc that sexuality to give someone an irrational
to change schools because he should be viewed on a con- fear.
was tired of being called "fag- tinuum, with heterosexualityon I f peoplc can intellectually
got"and gettinghis windshield one side and homosexuality on look at their actions and start
smashed. Did these actions the other. According to A.C. acceptinggays and Icsbians,
Brian Johnson Homophobia can be much make anyone feel any better? Kinsey, few people are either we could begin counter this
Managing Editor more destructive in thesense I have a hard time undcr- entirely one or the other, so harmful fear.
that it affects not only the vic- standing why people are so
tims of the phobia but those afraid of homosexuals. If you
Discriminating against whosurroundthem. Sincethere ask the typical heterosexual Toll-free Hotlines
someone because youdon'tisabsolutelynowayto tell whomale,he will probably say Vational Lesbian and Gay Hotline
understand himher i s inexcus- i s gay and who i s not, a person something about the fearofget- 1-800-SOS-GAYS
able. I t doesn't matter i f some- couldbe insultingsomeone sit- ting raped by homosexuals
one i s Black, white, Catholic, while he isn't looking.
Other people will say that
National AIDS Hotline
Buddist,heterosexual or ho-
mosexual. Hornphobics arecannot condone
peopleMost would agree the
sexuality because Bible
with thatstatem'ent.exceot for taught that there is condemnshomosexualacts. Nationl Runaway Switchboard
thelastpart.Nonheteroseiuals One correct way to The Bible dso condemns sew 1-800-621-4000
of abackgrounds should be lave. Thev aretauaht era1 heterosexual acts. I'm re-
treated Wu&ly. That might be that- men and ally curious what difference
Local Gay Ot#anizations
easier for most to digest. is.
people afraid lesbians are bad
Why i s this? Are -~ Itend to go along with the Oasis Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Youth Association
or just ignorant? people. have
theory that homophobics 59 1-6060
By definition homophobia a lack of sexual identity.
i s an irrational fear of homo- lack of identity comes from
sexuals, I t affectspeople the ting across the tablewithout growing up in a repressed,
Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
way a fear of heights knowing it. closed
would. All phobias be can Throughout my life, I haveHomphobics are taughtthat
harmful. witnessed the effects of thereisonecorrectway tolove. Metropolitan Community Church
Though no longer a drive-in, Kitsap Gay 81 LesbianYouth Association
Midway still needs improvements American Mends Service Committee
ary Lewis the speaker
boxes mov- people.
for the meet
Senior Reporter ies. Who what be
knows may I think the loss of a drive-in
next?, They might even knock won'tbe a great loss to the Lambert House-Gay & Lesbian Teen Center
down the screen.
The fact is community,because we still 322-2735 (Seattle)
Recently the Midway Midwaywilljustbetwothings: have the Palley Drive-in the-
Drive-in, parkinglot and swap a parkinglot and a swap meet. aters, AU fuunbers are Goutesy o ihe Lesbian and Cay Public Aware
meetbecame the Midway I think that this change This will make i t easier on ness Froject and ofOasts Guy, k s b i a n and Blsexuat Youth
parking lot and swap meet. In should have been madea long Assocation.
name i t is still Midway, butt i s
i time ago. Those posts have been
i n the way for Highline Com- .
munity College students who
The next thing the have to park there. It's easier
to get around now, This will
owners of Midway also givea little more room to
should work on is those people paying for spots
getting rid of those at the swap meet.
cement doughnuts The next thingthe owners
of Midway should work on i s
that they have left getting rid of thosecement
behind. . doughnuts that they have left
behind. They get in the way
not showing movies any more. just as muchas those ugly posts those o f E that couldn't make
The owners have cut down did. They could just use paint up ourmindsabout which
all the posts that used to hold to separate the spaces for the drive-in to go to.
._ . . " .
HCC instructor’s formula for success makes an impact
Morris starts his classes by informing students that the formula for success is “in effect” whetherthey believe it or not
Tina Talianis According
to or don’t do good in out the bclicf that thcy can do
Staff Writer Moms, studcnts must math.” The best thing to it, i t just won’t happed*
first know what thcy do i s find people with Morris became aware o f the
Anyonc who has takcn a wantandwhat thcir similar goals or accom- principles whcn he started his -
msthclasswith Highlinc Com- goals and desires for plishments andspend Amway business seven years c.
munity Collcgc Instructor Ed the future are. T h e stu- time with them to find ago. H e started hearing the
Morris knows that the first 15 dents need to bc spe- out what thcy or are
did term “positive mcntal attitude**
minutesof the class will not be cific;“making it doing to achieve their and decidedtodo some re-
spnt going ovcr algebraic for- through college”s not
i goals. search on the subject. Moms
mulas. For the past six years, good enough. Listing with
The last principle i s to started associating people
M o m s has started his math the steps thcy need
will have a plan, write i t that had positive attitudes and
classes with a lecture of what to taketo get through down and look at i t of- reading books on the subject.
hc has found tobe thc formula college will set the ten. That doesn’t mean He realizedthat hc was already
for SUCCCSS. course for action. people can’tmodify the usingthese principlesthrough-
* Moms has yct to find a The second prin- plan from time to time. out his life.
community college course that ciple Momssuggested Sometimesgoalschange Besides teachingmath
tcaches success principles. was to be willil:s to and force people to take classes at HCC, Moms sewes
Besides wanting his students Photo by Gary Lewis a new course of action. as division chairman for the
give up something.
to know the four principles People need to pay a Ed Morris believes failure is when you quit trying. “Ifyoudon’thaveaplan, Pure and Applied Sciences De-
dealing with goals, sacrifice, price; otherwise the goal w up a lot to be where thcy are
i you are like a ship with nopartment and also S C C V ~ S on
association, andlife planning, not be worth anything to them. whenwe see them.Success direction,” Moms said,add- variouscommittees on cam-
he doesn’t want them to have M o m s equates this principle to doesn’t just jumpup and bite ing, “Don’t be surprised if you PUS.
any excuses for not succeed- his own experienceof beingon you in the tush,” Moms added. f i class if don’t fol-
amyl you Morris has found that not
ing. ‘”hey (his students) won’t track teams in high school and Associationis the thirdprin- low my syllabus.” theprinciples
using w i l l not
be ablc to say no one them,”
told college. He had to give up ciple. “You are who you hang + Some peoplecan be using make students fail but w i l l
M o m s said. many hours sleep and social around with. I f youwant to all four principles and still not make i t harder for them to
Morris starts his classes by time to achievehis goal. loseweight,hangaround go anywherebecause of their succeed. Once a student
informing studentsthat the for- “The problem with people peoplewho are weight-con- lack of self-esteem. Morns succceds in one thing, their
mula for success i s “in effect” i s they want successbut don’t scious,” Moms said. “If a stu- said,“If aperson really doesn’t success rate w i l l increase.
whether theybelieve it or not. want to give up anything,” dent wants to do good in my believe that theycanlose 20 “Remember there are no
“You don’t have to believe in Moms said. “Take a famous math class, they need to hang pounds,theywon’t. A person guarantees in life. Failure
tides, but you will b thrown e
star or athlete for example; you around with m , Don’t hang mayhaveeverythingtheyneed i s when y ~ quit trying,” u
around in them,” Moms said. will find they indeed
that gave around people who don’tlike tolosethat20punds,butwith- Morns said.
HCC’s annual children’s fair Bible study program wishes to expand its exposure
The class is taught strictly learn, so students will not receive academic credit
resounded with success Garrett Scoaains year later to teach Bible study teaches here part-time.
Staff and has been heresince.
evcr The class i s taught strictly
Ondrea Simonelli presented a magic show. Davis i s a minister and only to learn, so studcnts will not $e 1 ‘
Staff Writer Wessel’s show entertained Bible study i s here at reccive crcdit for the class.
people of all ages. There were Davis teaches two classcs
Highline Community Col-
four showings; some people lege. I t h s been here for
a containing the same mate-
The 15th annual Children‘s went back see asecond show- quite some time, t lack
to but si rial everyThursday. The
Fair was held at Highline Com- ing. of exposure has lent to the first class meets from 11
munity CollcgconSaturday, A puppet show washeld in ignoranceof i existence.
s a.m. to noon, and the scc-
April 25,1992 in Bldgs. 22,23, Bldg. 22. The puppctshow ond class mccts from noon
and 7. Approximatcly 750 chil- was “The n r c c Little Pigs,** has actually been at HCC to 1 p.m. Both of these
drcn and parcnts attended the and lastcd about 20 minutes. since 1984, when i t was cs- classes arc taught in Bldg.
fair. Thc childrcn laughed through- 22, mom 204. All you need
tablished by DaveDavis.
Each co-op preschool had out the show. Davis is not only the founder to attend class is a will-
its own activity for the childrcn Some of the activities the of the Bible study program ingness to lcam the subject
to participate in. For example, childrcn participated in were at HCC, he also teaches the matter and the assigned
, Salmon Crcck Co-opPreschool the playdough table and a rice class personally. I n 1986, text. If you can’t get a hold
’ had warmingtray art and spin table. At the playdough table, however, Davis had to leave of a text, Davis will pro-
art at its station. The fair pro- children could make whatever the arca but came
back a vide you with one.
vided snacks consistingo f fish they wantcd with rolling pins
crackers and applc for the andhammers for tools.The
rice table was a manipulative
Jo-Annc Cassidy, who activity. The rice was diffcrcnt
works for thc King County colors to attract the children.
Thcrc were shovels with which
She says! He hears!
children’s tccth. Cassidy said, thc childrcr~ could dig through
Isaid your 0
“Iam part of thc dental ficld the ricc. presence
tcam. Wc go to schools in “The childrcn said thcyrc- was needed!
King County and do a dental ally likcd the puppct show, the
screcning o f kids’ tccth.” magic show and woodwork-
Cassidy uscd fiber optic light ing,” Jackie
a Crutz, Parent Edu-
andlookedin childrcns’ mouths cationDcpartmcnt coordinator
for problcms. I f shc saw any- said.
thing wrong, she advised par- TheChildren’s Fair was
cnts to takethcir child to have sponsored by the Parent Advi-
his or her tccth checked at a sory Council, Parent Co-op
dentist’s office. Preschools, and ParentEdu-
In Bldg. 7, G. Toby Wcssel cation Department.
‘I’hundcrWord I’hursdav Mav 21,1992 Paae 9
Living in America causes somepeople to experience culture shock
Khalid Altaee dents, shestudy
in Afghanistan, I
Staff Writer at HCC. equipment
level training and on
know what is going in
Jahed i s living here with herc,andthearca
arc available country;
my now but
and two small has a good
rcputation for re- happywiththencwgovcmmcnt.
Zohra Jahed spent her first One is in first search.’, Before,
nobody knew what wa..
three years after leaving her grade,
is indayJahed’s and
main interesthappening. All the bonder high-
country, Afghanistan,in a Pa- haveThey
also family inAf- activity currently is studying ways were closed and traffic
l kistani refugeecamp. She and ghanistan. Because of the English. “It i s not very inter- blocked. There wasn’t any way
! her husbandwere treating Af- political situation there, she esting forme because Idid aget l to food inside the country, or
ghanistanrefugees.They are worries about her sister and my studies inmy country, but aid. All wintcrpcopledidn’t havc
both physicians. that she can
do nothing be- 1started
classcs besir-- enough
Jahedhas been inthis coun- cause there i s no way to con- from
ning from zero, like anatomy Right
lack of nutrition.
,*- try about two years. Her first tact her. hope
and physiology, to learn En- now I have that the high-
‘ year in America was difficult, Jahed’s
husband knew glish terminology and pass and Afghanistan
and. she did not like i t much English before he came to the a job,” she said.She i s still the AmericanMedicalBoards.”Pakistan is open,and they can
because she experienced cul- United States so he passed the studying for that exam. “Basi- Another of her interests i s bringfood and medicinein. I’m
ture shock. She knew some medical exams quickly. Now cally, medicine is not different, teaching a Persian language not sure whatwill happen in the
peopleinSeattletocontactwho that he h s his degree in the and the terminology i s the same. class once a week to Afghan htun.There was a warbetween
helpedher adjust. Shechose to UnitedStates, he i s looking for What is different here i s the tech-’ children. the people and the opposition,
come to Highline Community a job. “Every M.D. must pass nology. Medicalinstrumentsand About thenew Islamicgov- butnow atleast thereisagovern-
College because she hada the American Medical exam equipment in the hospitals, and emment being formally estab- ment in ourcountry,and the
friend here.Because of the and get an American degree. office equipment, like comput- lished, Jahed said, “I can’t say people have the opportunity to
kind teachers and helpful stu- Then a foreign doctor can find ers, are what i s different here in I’m very happy about situa- rebuild their lives.”
Condom machines provide anonymity at a reasonable cost
Robert Whale said.“Remember the change the machines on the upper machines,“K;ulostheCondom as their primary birth control
Senior Reporter in thought from four or five floors of both buildings where Man” of Pro-Tech in Kent, the methodstands at47 perccnt for
years ago to today. Now you children would be less likely to condom machines rcccivc light females and 25 pcrcent for
As part of a continuing ef- can’t pick up the paper without
go* use. “could not make a living males. In her 1991 mastcr’s
fort to decrease the risk of con- seeing something about AIDS The machinesareconve- off the machines,” he said. Hc thesis, “Gendcr Diffcrcnces is
tracting sexuallytransmitted or HIV.” nient for many students. They zdded that some of .&he bars Beliefs About Condoms
diseasesand to prevent un- The administration was are the only place on campus Among College Freshman,”
wanted pregnancies among its concerned about the presence where night students can get Amy Swadener Garcia offers
students, Health Servicesat of childrenoncampus. Former condoms. The machines pro- reasons people are reluctant to
Highline Community College HCC PresidentShirley Gor- of
vide some measure anonym- use condolns: i t seems like
provides free condoms. ity for those who wish to use
don was afraid that the anger of they are planning to havesex;
Condoms are also available for parents who found condoms condoms but who are embar-
in guilt; decrease of sexual plea-
50 cents each in the vending rasscd by alternativemeans of sure because of feel, tastc, Gr
machines located several of “ We would rather have acquiring them. smell; expense;inconvenicrlcc.
the restrooms. you protected or, at least, The condoms are also of- Despite this reluc-
According to Nurse Practi- lowering your risk.” fered free a basket in Health
Photo by Chris Bergs
tance, Health Services at HCC
tioner Mary Lou Holland of
Health Services, the machines
Mary Lou Holland Services. woman comesHol- Health Services provides free will continue to promote thcir
land, “If a
inand condoms. available and
in the upper floor men’s and the possession of thcir children she’s not on thc pill or some- along his route use more use. Holland said, “Part of our
women’s restmoms of Bldgs. might hurt the college’s repu- thing, and she’s got a partner, condoms in a night than HCC distributing them for frce and
6 and 8 are testimony to an tation as a good neighbor. she’ll ask for adozen at atime.docs in a month,and that the having them available hcre i s
almost forgotten controversy, There were also concern from I have no problem with that.denizens of the bars tend to usebecausewe fecl so strongly
They also provide a partial an-some of the faculty that the They don’t evenhave to ask; the condomsmore for jokesabout promoting abstinencc
swer to the question of how to availability of condoms would theyjust come inand pickthcm and gags than HCC students and decreasing risky behavior
get the students promiscuity. Hol- UP.” and do. health
education that wc
to accept the condoms. land argued that the students
The availabilityofcondoms R.J. DiClemente, in a say, ‘okay, don’t have a
i f you
“Actually, we had to get were adults and that the need on campus,free or not, is no 1990 articlc in the “Journal of quartcr or 50 cents to put in the
permission from the president for the machines was, after all, guarantee of their use or accep AdolescentResearch,” writes machincs, bc our gucst. Wc
of the college to put thoseapressingsocialconcern. So a tance,however. According to that the number of sexually would rathcr havc you protcctcd
condommachinesin.” Holland compromise wasreached:Put the man who replenishes the active people using condoms or, at least, lowering your risk.”’
4 Student writers’club encourages all to join
’ David Cross
I Elena Pcarcey, secretary of the Student Writcrs’ Club at Highlinc
Community College, wants to encourage all people with or without
writing classcsto attend a Student Writers’ Club mccting. Thc
meetings take place on the last Monday of every monlh in the
Gold Room, located on the second floor of the student union
Pearceysays,‘The clubisstillstrugglingto get going.” me
only beenone meeting, whcre ao lauthor came to speak with the
group. Although still inthe making, there is plenty of time to catch
a meeting, because they will continue into the Summer months,
Paqe 10 ThunderWord ‘I’hursday May 21.1992
HCC employee expecting three times the fun!
Doctors report that the odds of having twinsare about 7/89; fhe odds of having triplets are about 1/8,000
Kenneth E. Calkins has also given birth numbcrs for nationally-known
Staff Writer triplet
to boys. companics suchas Gerbcr and
Linda Carlson, sci- Pmcter and Gamble.
Laura Hctrick, Pre-press cnce instructional Hetrick said that her two-
coordinatorfinstructorat High- technician at HCC, year-old son Justin i s looking
linc CommunityCollege, i s said that the trait of forward to being a big brother.
planningto visit Swedish Hos- multiple births i s “He’s already told mc that he’s
pital in late July or early Au- passed onby the going to,be momma’s helper,”
gust. I f agoes according to mother. She said
l she said. The =xes o f the ba-
plan, she will give birth to trip- that this occurs bies have been determined by
lets. when the woman an ultrasound test. They are
Hctrick graduated from rcleases more than two girls and a boy.
HCC in 1983 and has an A.A. one egg each month.
dcgree in Printing. She has Carlson explained
been a mcmbcr of the print that a son could Dass K C - ~
Hetrick has worked the
to ar- _.:
range a leave of absence. Her
shop advisory committee since the trait on if he-had Photo bv Lewis family a d friends, doctor wants her to quit work
then. In November 1991, she a daughter. In ge- Multiple births run in Laura Hetrick’s family. and the Hetricks on May 22. She wanp to work
became Pre-press coordinator. netics,a trait canbeeitherdomi- rental stress of raising triplets have already received of offers longer. “I’m on shaky ground
Hctrick i s rcsponsiblc for thc nant or recessive because“a lot can be alarming. Hetrick’s hus- hclp fmm thcm. right now,” she said. On May
initial part of the printing pro- dcpends on chance,” she said. bandBillis eplployedas a repro- Hetrickbelongsto theTrip 5, a surprise baby shower was
ductions process. She takes The odds of having twins are duction mechanic at the Boeing let Connection, a national or- given for her by the students at
the idea, dcvelops and formats about 1/89; the odds of having Space Center in Kent. He ser- ganization based in Stockton, the print shop.
i t on the Macintosh computer triplets are about 1/8,000. vices equipment usedfor print- Calif. This is a support group Hetrick’s positionwill be
andworksout all the bugs. Hetrick said that shc i s more ing. “Ourbig concerni s how we for mothersof triplcts. Hetrick hcld open, and she i s plan-
Oncc plates arc made, i t leaves cxcitcd than scared about hcr will be affectedby layoffs at said shcreceives a quarterly ning toreturn i n January
hcr dcpartment ands ready for pregnancy. She is expcricnc- Boeing,” Hetrick said. Hcr hus- newslcttcr; she also has re-
i 1993 on a part-time basis.
the printing press. ing no health problems,and bandhasbarclyenoughseniority ceived a expectant mother’s
n In Septembcr, she w i l l re-
Multiplebirthsrun in her biggcst concern s that her to protect job.
i his package that includes bro- turn tofull-time status.
Hetrick’s family. Her sister babies will be born healthy. Maggie Brown, Psychology chures, reading materiel, and Todd Remick, a student i n
Cheryl has given birth to twin “My doctor says that I’m a star instructoratHCC,saidthat when- health tips. Other items in- the printing program, has
boys. A cousin has given birth patient,” Hetrick said. ever there i s an addition to the clude discount coupons and a been hired as her temporary
to triplet girls. Another cousin The financial burden and pa- family, there will be a dilution listing of toll-free telephone replacement.
Respiratory care program provides quality health care workers
100 percent of students from HCC have passed the national certification test
Cheryl Vetsch with respiratory care for 21 ond-yearstudent and anintemat o nr .
c u ty It is one of the finest dents takethe national certifica- 0
Staff Writer Students
years. receive a two- Virginia Mason, said that she three-state~gionalbumcenters, tion test which allows them to
year Associate Degree Ap- wanted to do something in the andt respiratory care program practiceinthe state and
of si country.
Their focus i s l i f e and plied Science. ,The require- healthcare field, and college is one of the top ten inthe nation. In the last seven years, per-
breath, and they’re among the ments are good math skills and pamphlet about respiratory careWhile students lntrauma and cent h m HCC have passedthe
best in the field because they achemistry prerequisite. “They she
caught hereye. What enjoys acute am at Harborview, they test. The advanced exam is vol-
havebeen trainedby theRespi- need people skills and know- most about beinga therapist is, also are exposed to a wider vari- untary it means more experi-
ratory Care Program at “the satisfaction fi-orp h p
e ety of patients includingneona- ence. Most from HCC take the
HighlineCommunityCol- ing and knowing when you tal @ m a t u r en n) organ exam and 80 percent pass, com-
i f t and
lege and in several of the are finished, you make that r s n at the University of paned with the nation’s average
country’s top-quality person feel bctter,” she said. WashingtonMedicalCenter. At of 50 percent.
health care facilities. Along with class instruction Children’s Hospital Medical HCC h s the oldest p r o g m
Respiratory Thera- and lab work, half of their
pists specialize in the
education will include clini- “...just making a
inthe state, dating back to 1967.
Washington has a total of four
cal rotation at least four of patient feel better
in two-yearprograms and two one-
andheartconditions.They eleven Seattle/Everett/
learn to work with sophis- Tacoma hospitals beginning
makes youhappy.” ortwo-yearprograms. “I’ve seen
the field grow from ‘bare bones
ticated life suppon equip- asearlyasthesecondquarter,
-Joan Smith nothing’ to literally 450 (one-,
ment, computers, and said a former HCC student, Center they will deal with gen- two-, and four-year programs)
medication. Therapists, anInstnrctorandClinicdCo- eral ( n critical) pediatrics.
ad nationwide,”’ Hide said. The
care extends to the respi- ordinator, BobBonner. They “Himle and B a r provide State RespiratorySociety, of
ratory needs of newborns, will work in groups of five an unbeatable team in keeping whichHirnleispresident elect, is
the elderly, and victimsof and rotate every six wccks HCCinthe forefrontinthe com- now looking at a four-year pro-
accidcnts, injury, and dis- during fall, winter and spring munity,” Benson said. gram for this area., Prcsently,
ease. They are employed quarters. Doug Wakefield, former there are 40 such programs the
inhospitals,rehabilitationpro- how and why to pushthe right Mike Benson, clinicalsuper- HCCstudentandclinicalinstruc- nation, he added.
grams, extended care facilities, buttons,” Hirnlc said. visor of respiratory care co- tor andnow day-shift supervisor Entrylevel salary is $24,oorpir
hospice, homehealth care, ad- Joan Smith, a second-year ordinator of student rotation at of Rq’iratory Care Services at to $26,000 or $28,000 tb
ministration, research, busi- student at HCC who i s intern- Harborview,feels that HCC stu- Valley MedicalHospital in $29,000with a few years ex$
ness, and education, ing at Swedish Hospital said, dents are pRpared early criti- Renton, said,‘Theirtrackwmd rience. It can grow into mana-
HCC’s program consists of “I can’t hk of anything more calweproceduresandthatthey speaks for itself. Their students gerial or teaching positions.
seven quarters,the first begin- frighteningthan not being able are well-trained to use are 100 percent employable and Benson said that in the city,
ning in summer. Every June, fo breathe, and‘just making a Harborview’s equipment. equallyascapableasmygradu- many directors of respiratory
12 to 15 students graduate, said patient feel better makes you Benson explained that ateinthec;oumry,andtheirtest care pmgrams and their staff
Director and Instructor Bob happy.” Harborviewoffemoneofthefew records prove this,” have been affiliated with the
Himle, who has been involved Sue Gamble, another sec- level one trauma centels in the Af&gradUatinginJUne,sftl- HCC program.
0 . .
Thunderword Thursday May 21,1992 Paae 11
6 Bowie and Arquette go for laughs in new farce
Kerri Hummel fellow waitress at work. The Lucy make a plan to rob their After a successfbl robbery, like her in more serious roles.
Staff Writer two gossip about the new bar- own employers, but neither of everything looks fine Lucy
until The bcst part of the movie is
tender, Monte (DavidBowie). them can do the actual stickup, forgets aspecialengagement when Cecil and Dante arv act-
What do you get when you Monte needs his green card so Lucy’s friend, Viv, joins in and a big bet madebetween ing like a cuckoo clock. An-
put a pathological la and a
ir so he asks all the waitxsses to on the plan. Monte and the two restaurant other memorable scene is when
clumsy Houdini fan together, be his wife. He’ll pay them, but Viv is a lingerie designer.’ owners, Cecil and Dante. The the waitresses aresitting in thc
topped off with the lethal first he needs to find a way to She’s been working on a “self betinvolvedjugglingwith kitchen eating funky bread
cleavage bandit two crazy get the money. defensebra,” which does a Lucy’s life. sticks.
restaurant owners? Lucy collects numerous variety of things. It can be a Thismovie wasgreat. David Throughout the entire movie
You get “The LinguiniIn- items owned by Houdini. She coin putseone minute and a Bowie did an excellentjob, but therearc little humorous re-
* : I
, cident.’, This comical movie sees a ruby he once owned,
ring lethal weapon the next. During he should stick with his music marks that are almost unnotice-
1 . starts out Lucy
showing but she has no money. the stick up, Viv wears this carcer only because he’s well- able. For instancc, thc saying,”
(Rosanna Arquette) leaningup I t looks like the two will get deadly bra and the customers known for that. Rosanna A meal without pic is like a
againstthe bar, talking to a married. But nope. Monte and love it, She’s a hit. Arquette is a good actress,but I meal without sex.”
It can onlv happen in America:
Americans are crazed on whacky clubs and organizations
Robett Whale and a end to menstruation and
n body parts, mouth sounds, cre- about membership. gaps betwcen their teeth.
SeniorReporter ’ masturbation. The Ladies ating symptoms of false physi- To get into the International The Jim Smith Society of
would also iike to see the messy cal abuse, brain removal and Diastema Club of Spokatle, a Camp Hill, Pa. is madc up en-
The Encyclopedia of Asso- outdoorenvironmentabolished “developing weird feelings.” A a
person must have “diastema” tirely of people named Jim
ciations has gathered statistics as that would “make indoor of
Practi tioner Uselessness De- or gap between the teeth of at Smith. As of 199 1,there were
indicatingmorethan80percent carpetingmucheasiertoclean.” gree is granted to those whose least two millimeters. Notjust morc than 1538 Jim Smiths,
of Americans belong to some The members of the Insti- skills are deemed sufficiently any gap, one causcd “ex- male and female, on the mem-
kind of organization or club. tute of Totally Useless Skills in useless. cess tissue under the upper lip bership rolls.Golf tournaments
To a lesser extent, students
the Dover,N.H.,devotethemselves While membership in the that grows downward, separat-
at Highline Community Col- to learningand passingonskills Institute of Totally Useless ing the teeth.” Those lucky
lege share in the nationalcraze that add absolutely nothing to Skills may be open to any dedi- enbugh to get in can be pmud See CLUBS, Page 12
to band together. society. Amongthesgskills are catedstudent of theuseless, that Madonna, David Letterman
According to DarleneWhite bandana stunts, disappearing other clubs are more selective and Willie Nelson have similar
at HCC Student Services, there
are approximately 23 clubs on
‘ campus. . There arethe old
standbys: physics and
writers’ clubs. Other clubs such
as the Black Students’ Associa-
tion, Latino Club, and the
American Indian Association
reflect the ethnic diversity of
this campus and community.
Beyond this campus, there FOREIGN LANGUAGE
areorganizations with more Tutors available
unfamiliar namesand ‘goals.
Some of them, such the Inter-
nationalPrimate Protection II
League, are dedicated to the I Rage Pemt Petition
Committee TAZZA ESPRESSO I t Attention Artists I
preservation of endangered
species; others seekto keepalive
the memory of a singer or me-
dia personality such as Elvis
Bill Waker @ 824-7Jn9
II heated in Cafeteria Oa
by ecrylic paint diqkibfc cmyiic palet&
sh&pagcs. Must s l before the umer is
ova. $30 for a of it. Call 871-9152 II
Presley, Bruce Lee or Mister Paid Fw Bv P e d e Far Perot I Please see ad on page 16
Ed. N e Financirrl Aid For College?
There are otherclubs in the We offer scholanhips, fellowships, g n
a see Us k S U m m e r Employmat
book “Organized Obsessions” Classified AdverWng Rates loans and cooperative work study. Pamanent Part-Time Work
$5 for 8 l c (34 rhrrckn p r h e )
1 4, .
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Rmm For Rent Multi- Restaurant
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,Women. Members are “becent utilitiisr ltncludad
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ae New Bedmorn Set. LmcaadInAuburn
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Call After4 p.m. Ask For Crroline Soc our ad on page 4 In Bldg. 10, mom 105.
i causes promotedby
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Highline Community Conege’s Student Activitiessponsored a
poetry contest judged by Sharon Hashimoto and Dick Olson from
the writing department. The winners are as follows.
2nd 1st 3rd
TROPICAL STORM * city admn teIe temp The Snake River Stampede
The pressure builds administration, may i help you? grandstand,
While the crowds fill the 1 -
the air hangs heavy attorney’s office, please, w you hold?
i the Western Troubadours tune their guitars
like is that the mayofs line rin ing? with a twang and a testing 1-2-3.
come on now, just be bo d.
Lo ing flowing equestrians
remember, he’s only human,
and may understand, so u ray,
ri e in orderly processions,
their four footed partners
sweltering sizzling sultry sweat you did not mean to os c
tho i t is the 10thone today.
a, cham i and tossing their heads.
no wind. C o n A T n g l e and reins dangle
It’s almost suffocating, as the grand parade kgins
ys imessed up that transfer.
what? you say i t was who?
but bewildering how i t can be so unendurable
lease help! ringing again!
Ohno! w tisapemontodo.
ng across the
the cl ropers and their hazers
sidle a1ong side calfs
who dodge snaking ropes.
The Thunderheadslurch and grumble you say you want i t when? oss
N o e tightening, horses backing
they roarand rage not far above. u l
the meetingo m are f l today
ro s dragging doggies with determination,
edges reflect dark on the water below
Their flat black from 8 in the morning 10.
’til the ropers huny to tie legs in triangles,
orotund with torrent rains, their arms fly in victorious vees.
yes, iknow that you’re the mayor,
how important i t is, and yes, at snorting steers
and the Sun shins
just above their cottony drifts your office has been booked also.
from untroubled crystalline blues.
and this day seems a temble mess.
Lightninglaunches you say thatnow you want copies?
from the crashing colliding
of clouds. one for each pemn in town? Tensions mount along with riders.
you meanthe didn’t tell you, As h w v m fl ,broncos vie with
crisp erect shapes of bri ht electric lights
escape like rockets into tke swellingsurges of sea underneath. L
the copy mac ‘ne brokedown? airborn cow &)
who land to dine on dirt.
From the boatdocks, tomorrow has got tobe be .kr.
a radiant show of nature’s tameless the sun wl come up and 1 hen,
and thecalmness of the Heavens beyond ... maybe sometime, themayor wil I call you,
to come back work ag ain.
Violent viscous skyof tropical storms
Teasing and tormenting
refusing tolet out i threatening assault
s Clowns dance cheek to cheek
Roberta Kay Good with wild-e ed brahmas.
but comtemplating the expulsion.
White h & e d nosed matadors
All this in a single glance, wave barrels like red capes,
an almost touchable scene, la
e ing inside to hide from the
from the shores Miami Beach. belrowing bulls, who ~I‘Yfollow.
As the eveningdraws to a close
nancy j, palmer pioneer S n sing of cool water
amidst tumbling tumbleweeds
Their veteranvoices lull little cowboys,
to dream of rodeos yet to come.
Strange clubs attract strange members eln
A a Pearcey
Boring i s the reasonfor the Fillmore, as usual, was cleared
CLUBS cont. from Page 11 existence of the SocietyforThe of having done anything.
Preservationand Enhancement There are over 1001 clubs Interested in running for a
and softball games between of the Recognition of Millard listed in “Organized Obses-
teams of competing Jim Smiths Fillmore, Last of the Whigs sions,”complete with addresses,
are commonactivities. Cur- (Spemflow). This society cel-
rently, the society is drawing ebratesmediocrityinAmerican
telephone numbers and contact position?
people. HCC students who
up a composite Jim Smith. culture as exemplified by the would like to learn about them, The following positions will be voted
is named Jim
13th president of the United
Smith., and that’s States.
or who might be interested in on by an all campus election on May a I
where Bob’s International of SPERMFLOW passed a crisis
Recently, forming a local chapter o f the
Stop Continental Drift Society,
27 and 28: i !
St. Peter, Minn. comes in. when Fillmore’s predecessor InternationalDullFolks Unlim-
Membershipis open to“peop1e Zachary Taylor was exhumed. ited,. or Flat Earth Society,
around the world named Bob Had Fillmore been implicated should look into “Organized t’
or who would like to be named in-PmWnt Taylor‘s death, it Obsessions.” Except for those
Bob.” Membersgather to reas- would have meant he had done who already belong to the Fm-
SUR each other that
Bob is not something exciting. Members crastinators Club- in which
breathed a sigh of relief when case,do it tomorrow.
ThunderWord Thursday May 21,1992 Page 13
HCC track members to end :is
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Photo by David Cross
Dave Knox, HCC track team member, clears a hurdle at a recent et
Simon Fishler meet
held this l0,OOO and 5,OOO meters.
Staff Writer weekend at Clackamas Com- Travis Sessler w i l l partici-
munity Coiiege. The confer- pate inthe high-jump competi-
The.HighlineCommunity enee--meet w i l l be the final tion and Mike Giedt w i l l throw
College track and field season competition of the season. the shotput and discus.
i s ending this weekend, May HCCathletes qualifying for The athletes havebeencom-
21 and 22, with the Northwest- the conference meet include: peting since last autumn. The
Athletics Associationof Corn- Dave Knox in the 400 meter conference final meet i s a
' munity Colleges conference hurdles, Dave Cross and Scott chance for them to prove that
championship meet. The corn- Kinnimaninpole vaulting, and the year's hard workpayed off.
petition will be amongst com- Garrett Scoggins in the 800 Pat Licari,coachof theHCC
munity colleges in Washing- meters. squad, i s looking for respect-
ton and Oregon. Also competing will be able performances from mem-
Lastweekendthe H C C Shelton Jackson in the lO,OOO, bers of his club. "Because o f
track team participated in a 5,000, and 1,500 meters. Travis the small numbers of our team
meet at theUniversity of Wash- McMahon will run the 1,500 we don't expect to win the meet,
ington. The UW competition meters, Curtis Buren the 100 but we expect good pointsand
was aprelude to theconference meters, and Jamie Gardner the to finish high," Licari said.
Highline Community College Talent Show
Caps & Gowns
Friday, May 29 at 7 p.m.
available beginning Presented by theBlack Student Union
The ThunderWord i s currently accepting
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resentatives for Fall Quarter. Training wl
d' be provided this summer. Please leave ap-
plications/resumes inBldg. 10, room 105 or
Bookstore mail to:
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Announcements Attention: Jennifer L. H i
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Paqe ? 4 Thunderword Thursday May 21,1992
HCC athletics find success despite obstacles
Consistency hard to come by in community college structure
demicprogramhas to offer. cost.” for athletics. In smaller com- participation. I t i s the most
Oebi PhilliD@ It’s had a positive influence on Callero said,“Men’sbas- munities there’s less variety of equally right thing that could
Staff Writer us.*’ Harrison was basketball ketball i s most visible. We entertainment. We have PLU be done, but on a post-second-
coach at HCC for 13 years to
until don’t have wony about field- gamesand the University of ary level, when it comes to fi-
he became the athletic director ing, and we’re always assured Washington gamesto attend.’* nances, to be equally balanced
Highline Community Col- three years ago. of having enough members on Callero added, “It doesn’t take it’s difficult. We wantto keep
lege has continued to gain HCC Head Coach Joe the team.” O
much to see that 6, O people balancebut the fact of the mat-
notoriety among the compet- “We an
Callero said, have According to a basketball in the stands pay for them- ter is we have to beg, borrow
ing communitycollegesand outstanding program, and they playerupdate Harrison has selves. UW has more than a and steal torecruit 11 girls.
the Northwest Athletic Asso- doan incredible job for the maintainedfrom 1977 to1990, $18 million surplus for sports, Themenare here and it’s a
ciationof Community Colleges situation we’re. in.” Callero only 50 players that attended and both the men’s and numberone priority in their
(NWAACC). However, this added, “The four-year schools HCCstayed for the full two women’s basketball are self- lives.”
task has not been easily recruit freshmen and they stay years.Out of those 50, only supportive.’* Despite the obstacles, HCC I
achieved or maintained. De- with them: high schools have three are actually working in HCC was one of the first has been an NWAACC cham-
spite obstacles such as fund- the sophomore, junior and se- the athletic field today.Pete community colleges develop pion in volleyball five out of
ing, a high turnover rate among nior class, but in community Hackett, one of HCC’s former a soccer t a . Plans are being eight years andmen’s cross-
part-timecoaches,and main- collegessome players stay basketball players who gmdu- made to have both a men’s and country has placed first in the
taining interest, HCC remains fora quarter.**Callerosaidthat ated in 1983, said, “It just women’s team. Mackintosh conferenceeighttimes.The
consistent in reaching its goal in the average year the school wasn’t worth the pain of play- said, “It’s still in the develop- NWAACC 1990-91 Chmpi-
of athletic excellence. recruits eight new basketball ing, so now Iplay for recre- mental stage.” ons’ Tournament results
The Washington State Jun- players. About50percentdrop ation. To go to the NBA you Mackintosh said, “Team showed three recent victories
ior College Athletic Confer- out becauseof academic or fi- have to have some great physi- sports seem to go over better for HCC: first place inboththe
ence became the NWAACC in nancialproblems. cal attribute or be Hackett thanindividualizedsports such men’s cross-country and vol-
1964, as five schools met to as track and field. Those are leyball, and third placein men’s
form a league. HCC joined in the trends we’re dealing with. track.
196 1 and has been active in the “We have six coaches that have gradu- Even though women’s track the Further obstacles have been
ever The ated fromHCC. In athletics we talk about and field might not succeed, presented. HCC’s Women’s
NWAACC consistsof 29com- we’ll see men’s cross country
munitycolleges, eight which
giving back, to speak. There’s six of us continuing. People comehere Basketball Coach Dale
so Bolinger will be retiring in
represent Oregon 2 1which here that you may say are doing that.We for that.” August, along with Callero.
represent Washington. know what the academicprogram has to Harrison said,“Women’s Neither have‘made definite
The NWAACC annually offer. tt’s had a positiveinfluence on us” track and field numbers plans. Bolinger said, “It’s go-
honorsthosewhohave im- dropped and we couldn’tjus- ing to be tough onthe depart-
proved thequality of athletics
at northwest community col- - HCC Athletic Director Fred Harrison
tify keeping theprogram.”
ment bringing in not only
added, coaches, but people who are
leges. In 1988 the NWAACC L
“Women’s track and never part-time and on assignment”
initiatedthe first Roll of Honor, could get enough people to turn McConnaughey said, “It’s an
followed the next year by the According
Donto said, “I’m just an average guy out. The gals were outstanding, ongoingproblem, part-time
Hall of Fame Awards. McConnaughey,one of the who took some pride in play- but we couldn’t get enoughof coaches not teaching oncam-
Jn the past years, seven problems in recruiting i s that ing, but knew that I
four wouldn’t them. to field the program.,’ pus or being availablefor the
HCCfaculty membershave the students have to satisfy go to the NBA.”
eli- McConnaughey “Thesaid, studentson aregularbasis.”
made the Roll of Honor: Dick gibility to stay on the program. Callero said that on av- men’s track and field and cross McConnaughey added, “It
Wooding, Eileen Broomel, Student athletes are required to emge a coachspends six to country are verysuccessful. makes i t difficult. We have a
Jesse Caskey, MargeCom- maintain 12 credits with a 2.0 eight days a week, five months Approximately 15 people pretty high turnover of part-
mand, Jack Mackenroth and g.p.a. andare often their grades straight,andthenspendsthe turnedout for this year’s team.” time coaches.**
Everett Woodward. Jack fall. The athletes spend least off-season recruiting. Coaches
at Title I X requires equal op- Callero said, “FredHarrison
Hubbard received the greatest three hours per day preparing, make approximately $1600 a portunity for women in sports, and Don McConnaughey have
honor in 1989 by receiving the with additionaltime during year. Most of them hold part- as enforced by the federal kept the ball rolling years, for
Hall of Fame Award. In 1991 matchesand for out-of-state time jobs just to survive. goverment. Although the bud- andby providingstability, they
John Littleman, HCC volley- games. Twelvecreditskeep Callero i s also a carpenter. gets forboth men’s and have allowed the opportunity
ball coach, was named them onfinancial aid, but they Callero said, “We don’t do i t women’s sports are somewhat to have two new coaches come
NWAACC’s Coach of The earnnocredits for their in- because of themoney. It’s a comparable, Mackintosh said, in,”
Year. volvement. commitment. Just because I’m “We don’t have many sports
as Callero said that everyone
This year’s NWAACC Bruce Mackintoshhandles making 25 cents an hour, I’m for women as for men. If we from the groundskeeper, pur-
sports committee has three ac- the funding for the athletic pro- not going to I’m not going can’t develop moresports for chasingdepartment,mainte-
tive HCC members: Kelly grams. Mackintosh said, “At- to recruitanymore.** to
women, we have do what we nance crew, and division’s the
Beymer for volleyball; Dale tempts have been made to bring Callero said, “There’s noth-have to do.” Headded, “We’re secretary Nancy Kirshner, has
Bolinger for women’s basket- in the people, but hard when ing like the experience andre- giving i t the best we but i t contributed to HCC’s athletic
ball; and Don McConnaughey, they’renotbeingdeveloppd. ward you get when you are a has to be in cooperation with success,
HCC’s Physical Education Soccer i s big in high schools, coach and you a young stu- others.”
Departmer~t head i s chair for and so i s volleyball, basketball dent go from an impression- Hackett said, “Before Title
both cross-crountry and track and softball. Tennis went out able high school student to a I X the women’s programs were
and field. in the 80s.” responsible college graduate.” underfinanced and over-
HCC’s Athletic Director Mackintoshadded, “Swim- Calleroattributesanother looked,” Hackett’s wife was a Attend the informational
Fred Harrison said, “We have ming went out about years problem at HCC to of sup- volleyball player at HCC, and
1:30, May 31 @ the D s e
six coachesthathavegradu- ago. We had the pool, there port and community involve- he said, “Theydidn’t eat at the
but Moines Library
ated from HCC. I nathletics we was only one community col- ment because HCC is a com- I same places stay at as nice of or
talk about giving back, so to lege to competeagainst.” mutercollege. H e said, qualities of hotels.” Callero For More Information
speak. There’s six of us here Mackintoshsaid, “The biggest “Western Washington, Skagit said, “Title I X is appropriate calk
thatyoumaysayare doing cost in sports i s travel, if we Valley, Centralia and Lower for the high school and junior Bill Walker: $247929
that. We know what the aca- have to drive to Oregon, it’s Columbia have great support high school level to enhance
ThunderWord Thursday May 21,1992 Page 15
Hard-hitting Hipp seeks heavyweight crown
Larry Claflin World of Sports.” for his hand speed and power- against left-handers. Jankelson wants Hipp to stick toa tactical
Senior Reporter At 6’ 1 ” tall, Hipp will enter ful left hook, as for the notori- thnt
said he didn’t know i f fight and not’sacrifice defense
Joe “The Boss” Hipp, of the bout at 230 pounds. He i s a ety that surrounds him. He i s Hipp’sbeing a lefty was an for a knockout,“but i f one
Federal Way. i s a left-handed Yakima native, and one-half
is thegreat-nephew of the late -
advantr;ge, “but i f it’s worked comes great,” Jankelsorl xiid.
professional heavyweight Blackfoot Indian and one-half JohnWayneandacted with into the gamc plan, i t could Jankelson bclievc.; t h . \ t
boxer. He i s a quiet, collected German. Sylvester Stallone the movie
in be.” Hipp i s quite nlrrrkctab!e !“.
athlete, wholeaves the talking Jankelson i s confident that “Rocky V.” “Joe will con- Jankelson said that terms ofcharisma. ; d !!lilt :b;.h
to his omnipontent jab. and Hipp will beat Morrison by
left vince him (Morrison) fairly Morrison i s an outstanding couldbeacareerfight for hiiy
hismanager. Roland Jankelson.dominating rounds with lateral early on that he in the wrong
is fighter. buthe has never faced “If he wins this fight, he c d d
Hipp (24-3) i s scheduled to movement, agility, and place at the: wrong time, and anybody with the pure punch- be a darling of the public,”
fight Tommy “The Duke” strength. “Joe will hit Tommy that acting i s tl better career,” ing power of Joe Hipp. He Jankelson said. He hopes that
Morrison (32- 1) on June27. in like he has not experienced,” Jankelson said. knows that Hipp has thoability his boxer’s next matchwill be
Reno,Nevada.The bout will Jankelson said. Morrison, who i s right- to knock out Morrison, but i s against whoever i s the Heavy-
be televised on ABC’s “Wide Morrison i s known as much handed, has history of trouble
a notgoingtoattempt of
it. He weight Champion the World.
Alzado death a lesson
Doua McCormack inoperable bmin cancer that thesportssection i s thetoy
Sports Editor would eventually end his life. department of the newspaper. 0
People in and around sports
Immediately following the and little kids still fulfill their
revelation, Alzado went public dreams in its contents. I can
with the news. He studied all accept that, but this i s one sports
:Register at following
love toassign values to every- of the possibilities and came to fan who i s not willing to watch 0
thing. If you are so inclined, the conclusion that the cancer his heroes die needlessly. 0
you can break down how much caused by his extensive
was The most frustratingaspect
i *Student Activities, :
Roger Clemens makes for ev- steroid use. Alzado appeared of this dilemmai s that the play-
ery strikeout he throws;how on television;pleading with ers, the people
or directlyaffected, 0 0
muchevery Cortez Kennedy steroid userseverywhereto the
will not allow NFLto imple- 0
sack is worth. You can deter- cease their use of the drugs. ment full-time steroid testing. 0 0
mine the pocketvalue of a I t was a poignant moment Instead, they hide behind their 0 0
Superbowl, or a golf touma- for sports f m s everywhere. union and refuse to budge.
ment. After all, sports i s a This once proud warrior, the Even if madatory testing
* *Multicultural e
business like anyother,and same man who butted heads on was instituted,playerscould 0
money i s the crank that turns fields of green in front of mil- dodge being identifiedthrough
the motor. Too often, how- lions, was reduced to tears as the use of masking agents and
: Student services,
ever, people become obsessed he realized the inevitable na- otherevasive methods. Alzado 0
by the rush of athletic domi- ture of his situation.
nance and lose of thecon-
took a test during his come-
Lyle Alzado didn’tn that back effort -- while he was us-
Bldg. 6 0
sequences. another win was worth his life. ing steroids -- and passed.
Lyle Alzado was one of H e was victimized by the win-
those people. His recent death at-all-costsattitudethat
has ironic and tragic situation.
i s an
: *Women’s Programs,!
i s something that should give perverted sports to the of roid users are so determined to
pause to us all. Throughout his being a deadly endeavor. continuetheir use they that
0 Bldg. 21 0
NFL career. and during his at- Somewhere along the line we won’t allow themselves to be
: *Switchboard,. Bldg.
temptedcomeback, Alzado replaced sportsmanship with a helped. Ceasing to use ‘roids
used steroids on a regular ba- paycheck; honorable competi- would take away their edge, 0
sis. They helped him become tion with a willingness to risk their advantage over the next
stronger, faster andmeaner. fail
ourselves in the nameof a vic- guy. What they to realize i s
They also killed him. Alzado tory. that in theend,they will all
was told by doctors that had Somebodyoncesaidthat lose.
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Interior Design students to
host an open house Students can register
gram offersa two-year dcgree
for those who are ready to gct
thc program has “a pretty fair
dcmand” sincc many homc
to vote on campus
jobs in interior designing right owncrs arc starting to remodel S h a m McCormack bcforc an clcc
Community away anda transfer dcgrecfor thcir homesnthcr thanbuy new Staff Writer The voluntccrs
Collcgc’s Intcrior Dcsign stu- those who wish to continue their ones. Also thc samehome eight studcnts;md!ivestaff mcm-
dents will be cxhibiting their education at Washington State owners are interestedintalking Highline Community Col- belswhowcnttotwo-hourclasscs
best work to l c lbusinesses, University. to designcrs before theybegin lege students staffcanregis- downtown on their time so
high schools, and technical Fourteen Interior Design remodeling. Pratt said, “we ter to voteon campus. Carolyn they could leam how to register
colleges, as well as to fellow students assisted in some de- have a lot of our students w o k - Johnson, an office assistant in people to vote. Startingthis
HCCstudents, at anopen
on May from 4 to 7 p.m. at HCC ComputerLab, and some
the HCC Library.
house signing of Bldg. 30, the new
students are currently working
ing.” Many of them get jobs
working for architects andas
ties Office, has
ing throughout the
Inadditiontotheopenhouse on space planning of Green Beverly Lago, coordinatior to get HCC stu- A:&*. , . 4 ~ ,
‘e... ~ and her volunteers
- ’s: ~ , r ~
Lln U - ~
\ A &. ,\
activities,graduatingstudents River Community College’s o f the open house, who also i s
registered dents to willhaveboothssct
will be presenting their portfo- Computer Department. an Interior Design student says vote. uptwiceamonthin
lios containing a collection of Interior DesignDepartment that the program teaches stu- Johnson wants Bldg. 8, or outsidc
thcir last two year’sprojects. Coordinator Donna Pntt said dents how to do color drawings to get many stu-
as i f weather permits.
The students work has been on the Interior Design program in Color Drawings classes as dentsandstaffpos- Johnson wants
display inthe Librarysincc May “teaches students how to dc- well as how to do delinations in sible rcgistercd to
15 and will remain on display sign the interiors of houses, Drafting classes. Students in the
votc before lo- membmwhohavc
until thc May 29. hospitals, offices, cvcn fu-
and thc program also learn how to not registcrcd to
HCC’s Interior Design Pro- neral homes.” Pratt alsosays make models and sketches.
Sept. 15, and the
1 to vote know that
presidential electionon a .3. then: are variouslocationson
Asbestos to be removed from Student Services building She fecls that thcrc is a need c ~ p u s w h e ~ t hcando SO: the cy
lcased. Saundcrs thinks that Duncani s kccpingan opcn mind amongstudentsto xgistcr tovotc switchboard, the multicultural
Asbestos, cont. thcy will not bc using them for about it and says shc is going to andshc wants to makc i t c;lsicr office, and Counscling in Bldg.
this projcct. think of i t as “a summer homc.” forthem. “’Frccdomofchoi~is 6, Studcnt Activitics in Bldg. 8,
from page 1 While thc asbestos i s bcing Sincc t h C Couscling OffiCC hcc and they shouldgrab it,” and Women’s ProgrmsinBldg.
rcmovcd, thc offices in Bldg. 6 will be moving, Assistant DeanJohnson said. 21 A. Hours vary.
A contractor the project and in thc other buildings will o f Students Michacl Grubiak is
for Sheand hcr 13 voluntccrsonHCCstudcntsmdstaff’mcm-
has not yct bccn dctcrmined rcady to start packing his ban. campushavc drcady mmagcd txirs ~ T wclcornc to hclp John-
and will not bc until Junc 2; necessities in order to move to to gct 288 studcnts and somc son inhcrcffortto rcgistcrpcoplc
however, HCC does havc While the asbestos Bldg 8. Grubiak said, “It’ll be staff mcmbcrs rygistcrcd to votc to vote; all they hwc to do is
Gactano (Yogi) Iodiceand Lcc is being removed, fun. It’ll be very intercsting.” before thedeadlinc forthe pmsi-attendonc two-hour class. I f
Hall, two certified asbcstos the offices in Bldg. Sincc thc offices will not bc dcntial primaryon May 19. Thc intcratcdcont;tctJohnsonat878-
workcrs, on staff, in case of an moving until mid June, fall and dcadlinctorcgistcr is 31 days 3710 cxt. 535..
6 and in the other
The statc capitol has al- buildings will have should be finishcd by then.
lowed prisoncrs that arc close to move elsewhere. Duncansaid,“there will bc
tobeingrclcascdtorcmovc signs all over campus” pointing
asbcstos. Saundcrs saidthat i t have tomovcclscwhcrc. Duncan thc direction of whcre cvery-
i s a way theycan lcarn a trade says that moving the Rcgistra- one is. Duncan also said that Reverse Discrimination:
that will help them find a good tion Offcc to the Gold Room of new maps the campus will be
paying job once they arc re- Bldg. 4 will be “a challenge.” printed. On May 29, the Black Student Union will be sponsoring an
open forum panel discussion entitled, ‘The Myth of Reverse
Discrimination.’, The forum will take placein Bldg. 7 from 2-4
p.m. A l l students are encouraged andinvited to attend, regard-
less of their sex or race.
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