T h e voice o f the students
Volume 37, Issue 16 Highline Community College February 12, 1998
Asian economic crisis affects students.
ment, food and tuition have
Students may doubled, but your income un-
that i t i s
when applying to send the mon-
ey, a process that takes several
be forced to changed. now more days.
That’s how it feels to Kore- difficult to “It is very hard to live inKo-
return home ans here on studentvisas. get money rea right now,” said student Jay
The Korean currency, the from rela- Lee. “Businesses in Korea are
By Deborah McDaniel won, is worth half what it was at tives in K+ suffering and manyfamilies are
Staff Reporter the endof last summer, with the rea. The struggling.”
Students wield . situationeven worse for Thai Ko rean
Lee said several of his
knives for The AsianCumncY Crisis hasandIndonesianstudents. Their governmentspecifiesthatmon-friendsare afraid they will have
hit many Highline students currencies have devalued up to
ey sent to students be only for
75 percent since summer. tuition and living expenses.
See page 3 Imagine Your rent, car Pay- Highline student Bong Jun These conditions must be met
See Currency, page 12
I . .
Is it live or is it
See page 4 Highline student finds
fame, romance in the
sport of hang gliding
By Alex Hennesy Photo courtesy of Rita E d r i e
Staff Repokter Rita Edris holds the Hungarian record for distance for hang gliding.
Rita Edris soars higher’ But flying-has given U r i s Chelan three years ago and She recommends the pro-
than any other student at more than just a great view. they were marrieda year and a nunciation lab to any inter-
Highline. Over the last 10 years, Edris half ago. national‘students.
“You fly likea bird,” Edris has managed to obtain two “We enjoy flying together,” “The little extra work i s
said to describe her experi- Hungarian national records Edris said with a tieavy accent. worth it,” Edris said.
ences in hang-gliding, Edris, and meet her husband while Edris, who already has an Edris’s next competition
who is from Miskolk, Hunga- hang gliding. elementary teaching degree is this August when she will
ry, has been hang gliding for E d r i s i s currently the Hun- from a college in Hungary, travel back to Hungary to
10 years. garian national open distance came to Highline to learn to compete in her fourth world
Highline cheer Edris describes the view record holder at 102 miles speak English. She credits championship.
gets funky fresh. she gets form her, glider as without stopping, and she also most of her success at Highline She hasn’t been able to
See page 70 something that is incompara- holds the record for altitude to the pronunciation lab. practice much lately, butshe
ble to anything else. gained at about8,000 feet. ”They gave me the opportu-
“Flying i s very special,” Edris met her husband at a nity to talk about my sport,”
she said. hang gliding competition in . Edris said.
See Ed&, page 12
Arts and Croft.....pag e
pages 61 Depression may be seasonal V
Briefs...................p age By Alyssa piau Affective campus.
Campus Lifeempages 2, Staff Reporter Disorder “What you’re looking for a is
Lisa’s World.......p age (S.A.D.). seasonal pattern,” Haggerty
Mr. F d.............p age Depression seemsto be com- People said.
News...........p ages 1 - 11 mon among Highline students. w i t h During the winter season,
According to a recent Highline S.A.D. find students may findthemselves
Opinion......,,.pages 4 survey, 48 percen.t of Highline that their spending more time indoors be-
Sports.*....,....pages 8-1 students say that they are more mood is af- cause of the bad weather,
The Wild Side.....p age depressed during the winter than fected by “Being cooped up in the
any other time of year. Two the amountof sun light they a n house makes me mow stressed,
thirds of the 48 percent were exposed to, causing them to be- which k a d s to depression,” one
How do I love thee‘ women. come more depressed as the Highline student said. .,
Let me count the Many students at Highline days grow shorter,This depres- Fiftyeight percent of the stu-
waya. suffer from depression this time sion usually lasts for several dents said they haveless energy It’s two, days away, do
==ElizabethBarrett of ycar. However, it is uncertain months, causing dysfunction in during the winter, 5s percent you know ’ b a t to get your
Brownlng as to how many peoplearc suf- some area of the subjects life, Valentine? *W
fering from post holiday blahs said Patrica Haggerty, who is
1 and how many have Seasonal both a teacher and counselor on See S.A.D., page 12 See page 6
-” - ... 4 .
2 . * Campus L i f e Feb. 12, 1998
Students seek faculty diversity Financial
i s a hindrance to my growth aid is there
Cabinet Highline Community College Compared here at Highline,” Tesfatsion
said. for you
to other schools in diversfty
panel Faculty students Gap
The cabinet members also
said they like the students, vi- By David H. Cole
agrees of cdor of color sion of a more diverse faculty
in thc future.
“How can 1 work with a di- Many students who want to
HCC 4.3% 27.6% 23.296
By Nelson Crisanto verse population i f Idon’t have further their education and can-
Staff Reporter a diversc group?” asked Kay nct afford to pay for it eventu-
S. Seattle 30.2% 49.7% 19.5%
Balston, directorof continuing ally arrive to the conclusionthat
Non-whitc studcnts need cducation. “ think it’s really
I they will need help.
Tacoma 17.4% 28.6% 110 %
Financial Aid i s often the an-
more rolc models among important to diversify the staff.”
Highlinc‘s faculty. a group of “ think it weakens our abil-
N. Seattle 23.4% 28.8% 5.4%
There are three basic types of
studcnts told a pancl of collcgc ity to have a broader sense of
officials on Tucsday. exccllcnce i n learning,”said financial aid, grants, loans, and
Skagit Valley 11-7% 16.9% 5.3%
”Iwant to be ablc to scc a Jack Bermingham, vice presi- student employment.
familiar facc.someonethat dent for instruction. “Divcrsity Grants are usually funds that
Green River 8.9%’ 12.5% 3.6%
looks likc mc. somc onc that can enriches [,he cducation process.” do not have to bepaid back.
conncct with mc on a personal “The students did an excel- The only time ‘grants may
and cultural Icvcl,“ said studcnt lent job of prescnting,” said Bob have tobe paid back i s if there i s
Jctf‘ Crisologo. tion was truly dedicatcdtothefaculty of Highline. Hughes,dean o f students for intent to not complete registered
Thc group who approachcd students.” said Theresa Guerro, Two strategies included thc academic affairs. courses. I
pmcl officials i s callcd thc Stu- securing money to advertise in Despite the college’s lack of Loans arc fundsthat must be
dents for Diversifying Faculty. local and national ethnic-fo- diversity, they are making paid back once your education
“Some day Iwould like to cused publications, and includ- has been completed. i
look back and say this institu- ing students in the faculty se- . offi- Lastly, student employment
lection process. cials i s an opportunity toearn a por- !
Students of color at Highline say. tion of your financial aid by
“Some day, Iwould don’t feel like they are currently Last working. L
iike to look back and well-represented. year For student employment, !
line’s In- “I
think are provid- there are on-campus and off- i
say this institution Bermingham f o u r
was truly dedicated to
struc- ing as rich of an educationas we
tional Cabinet, the college’s top- can,” said student K r i s Daniels.
out of campus jobs. i
t h e
At some institutions, such as
the students.” ranking academic and adminis- “Bringing facultyof color on n in e Hughes Highline, if your job relates to
trative officials, has formed a campus would enhance thecol- faculty that were hired were
fac- your major, you may receive
--Theresa Guerro, sub-committee to explore the lege experience for all stu- ulty of color. college credit while working.
member of Students
issue of faculty diversity.
Highline’s faculty and staff i s
dents,** said student and Team
Highline member Menna
“It’s not acceptable,”said To apply for financial aid, !
Hughes. But the college i s do- pick up a Free Application for
for Diversifying only 4.3 percent non-white. Tesfatsion. ing something about it. Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Faculty The students presented some “Not having facultyof color “I the college making
see from the Financial Aid Office.
strategies to help diversify the I can view as educational icons some good progress,” he said. “Qualifications are based on
income, family size, back-
ground, and possibly ASSET
test information. As with all fi-
nancial aid, the quicker you turn
your information in the better
your chances of receiving finan-
cial aid,” said Steve Seeman,
assistant director of financial aid
Whether planning to transfer
to a four-year institution or re-
turning to finish a two-year de-
gree, don’t delay.
Financial aid packets are due
as early as Feb. to four-year in-
stitutions, so getting yours in
before the rush i s key.
Contact the Financial Aid
Office in Building 6 at ext. 3358
for more information.
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Feb. 12, 1998 Campus Life 3
Students rally to help classmate I estlng
mcmber. Scholarship this year. Karimi’s fellow nursingstu- becomes
Aja rccently wrotean essay Karimi’s ultimate goal i s to dents haverallied to her side,of-
By Deborah McDaniel
about a person in hcr life she
admired a lot. Thatperson
complete her studies the Uni- fering everything from homc-
versity of Washington and be- cooked mealsto assistance with
Highline nursing student and
single mother KathleenKarimi
was her mother.
Stanford has known Karimi
since she started at Highline
come a physician’s assistant.
All who know Karimi say
The HCC Foundition has
she i s dedicated, good-hearted started an emergency fund for
i s carrying a heavy load for the five years ago. and very kind. Karimi.
remainder of this quarter. “She’s an amazing woman Nursing Program Coordina- Checks may be made pay- By Tammy Rowlan
Her eldest child, 17-year-old who has overcome immense tor MaryNewell says Karimi i s able to the HCC Foundation, Staff Reporter
daughter Aja, died at home Fri- obstacles to achieve her goal “really dedicated to becoming a with a note that the donation i s
day night after attending a party. of a career in medicine,” , nurse...very caring and compas- for the Women’s Program Highline has new procedures
Themother anddaughter Stanford said. sionate.,’ Emergency Assistance fund for for students who need to take
were very close. Her daughter Karimi, who has four other Mary Fondy, nursing stu- Karimi. make-up tests. Robin Loveless,
was bright and extremely well- children, has received two dents class president agrees. Donations are being col- Testing Coordinator for
liked, said Erin Stanford, scholarshipsfromthe Founda- “She i s very, very nice, and lected at the Foundation’soffice Highline, will be providingstan-
Hi’ghline Foundation Board tion, including the McMillin dedicated,” Fondy said. in Building 9. dardized testing proceduresfor
faculty when studcnts need to
Justice prevails for student interns
take a test.
“ like the addedresponsibil-
- ity. I t keeps me busy,” Loveless
By Tammy Rowlan ficers, they separate the couple The testing center i s located
Staff Reporter to question them. in‘building six on the second
The officers find that the hus- floor.
Highline students are ar- was
band angry because he Loveless i s also responsible
rested for domestic violence, came home to a messy house for COMPAS and GED testing.
and get class credit. Students and with no hot dinner prepared. Standardized testing proce-
in their second yearof the Ad- The husband had pulled his dures are ensured through this
ministration of Justice pro- wife by the hair and pushed her program. The students are ob-
gram are able to participate in into the kitchen, telling her to served in a quiet and private
Washington state’s Academy cook dinner. space.
Testing Center. The wife pulled out a knife Previously, testing was the
The Academy tests newly and just held it, without threat- responsibility of the administra-
employed officers the state,
for ening, to protect herself. tive building secretaries. Often
county, and city. Officers are being tested for they would experience an unan-
I t i s required by state law basic skills. nounced amountof students to
that police officers pass this “Making sure that the offic- take tests. Part of the problem
academy within the f i r s t six ers are protecting themselves was where to put them all.
months o f employment, ex- and controlling the scene i s im- time,
“One six students
plains GarryWegner, head of portant,” said Bradley Graham, showed up to take a test. Ihad
Highline’s Administration of one of the testing officers, also a to put some of the students in
Justice program. Tacoma police detective. instructor’s offices to separate
At the endof their training, Officers need to be awareof them,” said Nancy Brady, secre-
officers are required to pass Washington state laws which tary in Building 20.
life-like scenarios such as do- declare that a person does not At a meeting, the secretaries
mestic violence calls. have to press charges against discussed this delemma and de-
The Administration of Jus- their spousefor that person to be cided toask how other colleges
tice interns participateby act- arrested. deal with this problem. Green
ing as criminals i n various By law, Washingtonstate of- River Community College has a
situations. ficers must arrest the husband testing center thatthey utilize
Officers are dispatched to for pulling her hair and pushing. for this exact problem, they dis-
an apartment (actually a dorm Upon further investigation, covered.
room) wherean anonymous officers find a gun in the back Collectively, the sccrctaries
neighbor reports hearing argu- pocket of the husband. wrote a letter to Dr. Jack
ing and screaming. Though he does not have a Bermingham, Vice President of
Upon arrival, the officers concealed weapons permit, he is Academic Affairs to explain the
find a woman holding a knife in his’home with the gun and problem.
in the kitchen saying, “I’m not Photo by Tammy RowIan cannot be charged with posses- The administration acted
going to let you hurt me any An officer arrests Alex Chapackdee in crime simulation. sion of a concealed weapon. right away. Michael Grubiak,
more.” Police remove the gun, and Dean of Students, notified
Highline students Alex Answering questions from hand, the students gain valuable have the choice taking i t with
of Loveless of the change on Jan.
Chapackdee and Megan the officers ibout why theyare experience. them for him to pick up a later
at 1, 1998. By Jan 14, 1998 test-
Mooers are two of the students yelling and screaming and After the scenei s quickly as- date, or leaving it inthe apart- ing began in the center.
participatingin the program. why shehas a knife in her the
sessed with no danger to of- ment.
The winter schedule for
make up tests i s Monday 1-2
Securitv chief seeks contract
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Tuesday 2-4 p.m.,
Wednesday 8-noon and Thurs-
days 7:30-9 a.m.
By Jess Kelley offered a continuation onhis Highline offered Fisher a
Staff Reporter contract, one- year contract as the Secu- ‘countsfor credit “We will have increased
hours in spring quarter,” Love-
“I will most likely be re- rity Chief of the college. Students can earncredit for
Highline Security Chief Ri- hired,” Fisher said, “unless “In that time, I have done participating in the Spring Col-
“Only i f a student needs to
chard Fisher’s one-year contract someone with more experi- well and have hadno prob- loquy lecture series and panel
test off-hours will I utilize the
with Highline expired Monday, ence comes along, which i s lems,” Fisher said. discussions. ‘
testing support center,” secre-
Feb. 2. doubtful.” College officials declined to Attend- is expected at the
tary Linda Quick i n building 15
Though his position i s cur- Fisher was originally hired comment on the hiring process. Wednesday colloquy sessions,
rently open and applications are in February 1997, when his According to Highline’s per- and students w also have to
Building 15 i s the only ad-
being taken, Fisher might not be prcdcccssor Glenn Brooks re- sonnel office, as of Feb; 6, no pwicipate in a discussion on
ministrative building that’is en-
leaving Highline. signed. one has applied for the positid-. topics on the colloquy web
closed in the center andhas pri-
Fisher has reapplied for his Fisher became Highline’s of Highline stcunty Chief,. ’ page.
vate cubicles for students to take
job already, and i s quite confi- fourth security chief in little p Ic to
The a pi ai npiocess ends‘ If interested, enroll in Hon
dent that he wl be =hired and
il more than t m years.
h Feti.18. . . 109, tmnumber 4362. ’:
4 ODinion Feb. 12, 1998
left out in advising h
Highline i s losing 35 percent of its students between Fa11
and Spring Quarters. College officials are now working to
lower that number.
Student advising has been cited as an area vital to retaining
Highline students. Despite that, Highline's Advising Week has
Advising Week. which ranfor the last time Spring Quarter
1997, set aside time for students to meet with faculty advisers.
The time that wasset aside, however,was one class period per
Many students squandered this time and many instruc-
tors resented their class periods being interrupted.
A better system, known as Project Declare, will begin to
pick up the slack. The new system will match up faculty ad-
visers with students who are interested in their fields, Educa-
tional Planner Denny Steussy said.
Unfortunately, thenewprogram will not betested until
Spring Quarter. The full fledged Project Declare i s slated to
Valentine's Day is a massacre
take off Fall Quarter '98. For as long as I can remem- "know Lisa i s an outcast,"
Students looking to transfer now must match up .with an
ber, I've been forced to endure M i s s Wenrick said, "but the
adviser the old fashioned way. The Educational Planning Fcb. 14. I t comes from being a least you can do i s wait until re-
Center in Building 8 has a list of potential faculty nerd.
advisers that cess."
students must take the intiative to get. I t started in third grade, when Ithink she secretly reveledin
Advising i s needed, but for now, studentsare on their own. Mr. Sherman the counselor my momentof sorrow.
brough in Duso theDolphin. no
L a t e r that week, one .
Women's basketball Duso would giveus weekly
lessons aboutlife in general, and
along with the weekly lesson,
By Lisa Curdy
All the while, Iwas wadded
wanted the muppets valentines
Traumatized, you ask? Yes, I
team bouncina back
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we also learneda weekly word.
That week of Feb. 14, Duso
told us about how to be nice to
in my chairlike a little humiliat- am.
ed fetus, protecting myself from Valentine's Day still makes
the evil, vicious screams of my me want to shrivel like a raisin.
The women's basketball team i s on the rise. They have our fellow students, and the classmates. So if you see a girl huddled
pulled together despite early season difficulties. The team can word of the week was "outcast." After a few hoursof this tor- i n the corner o f a room, i t ' s
now realistically set their eyes on the playoffs. Obviously, Mr. Sherman and ment, our hideous instructor probably just my thumb-suck-
The team opened the season with three losses in a row. his degenerate dolphin krlew Miss Wenrick poked her frizzy- ing self.
They broke that streak with a win over Cherneketaf' '
nothing about the nature of!hird haired nogginin the room, and Lisa Curdy is, ,surprise, Val-
Unfortunately, that onewin was foilowed by-nineconsec- graders. up
broke entineless. Pass the kleenex.
When he left the room, a l l
That losing streak was finally broken with a win over Pen-
hell broke loose.
Horrible mean children, my
insula on Jan. 19. Another two wins gave the team three a freakin' classmates, surrounded
row. my desklike aardvarks on a ter-
If this i s love, it sure i s wordy.
The team's assent was interrupted by a Joss to top-ranked mite mound. Editor-in-Chief. ................................... Gina Carpinito
Managin Editor................................................. L i s a Curdy
Skagit Valley but theycame back to defeat the No. 2 team,
The taunting chant started
with giggles and squeals, "Lisa
Sports E itor...................................................... K.M..Petersen
Arts Editor ........................................................... Christi Croft
The team is currently rankedin a tie for fourth placewith i s an outcast! Lisa i s an out- 0 inion Editor..................................................... WB. Hemin
Pennisula. cast!" P oto Editor.................................................... Bruce Jarrel
The top four teams to the playoffs and the Ladybirds are
go That evil teasing elevatedto
a mighty elementary roar, the Business Manager........................................................ Lin Au
looking stronger every game. Advertising Manager................................... Anita Coppola
same roar used when children
After a rough start, it would be satisfying to Highline's
see DistributionManager....................................... Michael Stampalia
belt out "Roll on Columbia" at
other basketball team on as well.
go those grade school concerts. Chief Copy Editor................................................. Nathan Golden
Projects Editor. ............................................................. Alyssa Pfau
Copy Editors............................................................. Scott C. Murray,
Slurp, gurgle, slurp, '1. love you' ...
Andrew Campbell, Alex Credgington
Reporters Shannon Stroud,Ami Westber Ijeoma Agu,
Love i s filling the airyou the
sweet scent of affection.
Ijust don't get what i s so fo-
Daniel Apoloni, Zachary Bedell, Fran ie Ceniceros,
David Cole, Chad Cornish,NelsonCrisanto, Jeff
goodness I'm suffer- about
mantic all over Crisolo 0, Paul Daven rt, Patricia Davis, L i z Doolittle,
ing from the emotionalequiva- Wild , your significantother in front of 8 p"
Alexis asterbrook, Ju ie Eller, Prahlad Friedman, Anna
Hackenmiller, Paris Hansen, Saron Hansen, Doug
lent of congestion. people*
work in a movieMaybe(no,
theater Side want to make all Hazelwood, Alex Hennes M a t t Julian, Jess Kelle
not get you in for free). I of us confirmed singles feel bad LaTonya Kemp, Russell Zirkegaard, Gabriel Lad$
Christopher Louck, Scott Luedke, Deborah McDaniel,
also havc the misfortune o f With W,B, Heming for being alone on the most lov-
Tina McDonald, Garrett Miller, Nancy Milstid, M e an
working this Valentine's Day,
Feb. 14 i s a special time of Saturday to avoid the little cute-
ing day of the year.
More than likely they're just
Mooers, Osman Munroe, M a t t Neigel, L i s a Novak,
Rockey, Tammy Rowlan, Rapeepun Ru -Reuan
year. As one Highline professor sy couples tromping in to watch making up for all those years
put it, "It's amateur night," a movie. that they were alone.
fer Tarbet, Demonne Taylor, Tig aoi Kayo%Jenni-
Oscar omita, f
Rachael Watkins, Todd Watts, and Tracy Wllcoxen,
I'm not a lovey dubby kinda Ican see them nowcuddling T h i s year, I beg you, please
guy. In fact, Istill hide myeyes together in line to buy tickets. keep your affection at home Adviser, ....................................................................... T.M.Sel1
during kissing scenes in most He'll look at her and she'll gaze where i t belongs. RO, Box 98000 DesMoines, WA. 98 198
movies. up into his eyes. Then slurp, WB. Heming is the Opinion Building IO, Room 106
UnfortunateJy, there will be gurgle, drool, d m l , slurp, gur- mitor o the Thunderwod and
878-37 10 ext. 33 18
878-37 IO ext. ~ 2 9 1
no where for me to look this gle, "I love you," and "I love a lfe-long bachelor;
Mother gives-daughterthe.giftof life twice '
By Tkicia Davis c -
picture o f the life my sistcr
Staff Reporter Commentary would lcad afterthe transplant.
If in I First, order to have hcr
Last January o f 1997, my wanted to do it. Considering body not reject my mom's kid-
mothcr, Jan Davis, donatcd a that my mom was not as young ney thcy havcto repress herim-
kidney to my sister, Angela Pa- as my sister and brother we mune system. Which is closc to
ppas. M y family had known were all skeptical about her go- closing it down. This process
that this was coming because ing through such a major sur- causes her to get sick vcrycasi-
my sister had a disease called gery. I t definitely was a higher ly. Thcn shc will havc to take
Polycystic kidney disease. The risk. Mom made a good point. three-hundrcd pills a wcck in-
' family dccision was that we She said that Angela could pos- cluding steroids, which will
, would all get tcstcd to find out if sibly need another kidney15-20 cause her facc to be "moon
any of us were a match. Wedid years down the road, and she shapcd." Some of thc othcr side
this becauscif my sister were to dcfinitcly wouldn't be able to affects ate: more hair on your
be put on a for kidney dona-
list then. So the decision was made. face, arms, legs, etc., light scnsi-
tion, most likely they wouldn't Now came the waiting. M y tive, brittle boncs, and by rc-
find one in time. sister's kidneys were still func- pressing the immune system this
causes a higher risk of cancer.
This was an extremely hard dis-
covery for my sister.
The day of the surgery I rc-
member going to thc hospital
very early in the morning. We
had our own waiting room for
family and friends. We got to
Letters to the Editor once to ordinary citizens like 100. Both classes transfer as spend time with my mom and
you and I;who is to day it can elective credit and, as the article my sister before they went into
not happen again? explained, are especially de- surgery. M y family is already a
Nonsmokers should saying i s that common sense So politely tell me my ciga- signed to help beginning stu- very emotional bunch, so you
be polite to smokers seems to have taken a hiatus. rette makes youcough and dents become successful stu- could just picture us when we
Does anyone remember the smells bad-- all the same canbe dents. had to say good-bye. First they
Dear Editor: hue and cry over Nutrasweet, said for many perfumes, too- Second, while we in the Ath- took my mom down to see my
I have had enough! I am a red dye #, store-bought baby- and I may put the cigarette out letic Department would love to sister Angela because they had
smoker- or a smoking chimney, food, hot dogs, etc. etc. etc.? or at leastmove away from you. claim a 90 percent graduation been separated. Then not too
as was said in the last issue. Why did our grandparents not But if you lambaste me then rate for student athletes, we long after that my sister left.
Until now I have slunk around have the cancer rates o f today look out! I not taking it on aren't quite there yet. But watch
am Waiting was the hardestpart,
comers, hungmy head in shame when smoked
they home- the chin anymore because you us! We are certainly moving in but we had a lot of support.
J 1 * -- for what?-- and bought into grown, non-filteredtobacco? (I nonsmokers have gone too far! that direction. Even our minister showedup. I
-1 the hype that Iam some kind of would refer you back to the Regina 'hrman Hats off to the Thunderword canremember the waiting.
drug-crazed, second class citi- above list of air pollutants not staff for an outstanding, timely ?Smeseemed to go by so slow. I
zen. Iam @years-old. I a present in their day and remind Evergreen State U
am publication this year. To the tried to sleepjust to let the time
mother and grandmother. I you that tuberculosis and pneu- of
managing staff Inside Scoop, pass by but it was hard to sleep
' have worked and paid taxes monia were the leading lung left out,ofarticle the magazine idea, each edition under those circumstances.
since Iwas Wyears-old. Ihave diseases o f my grandparent's with its own focus, is terrific! Actualiy, i t was hard to do
survived a fire, two tornadoes, day.) Margo Buchan anything. I know people have
Iwanted to commend you on
one hurricane, and four ty- If there is conclusive proof-- this surgery done everyday but
your excellent college transfer Meat-eaters cause
phoons.Although I do not e ots
I've read ther p r ,have you?- it's different when they're peo-
articles in the Jan. 29 edition of
drink alcohol or use drugs, I - about the dangers of smoking
the Thunderword. I t was a well-
of world problems ple youare so close to. I
think Iam perfectly capable of and second-hand smoke, then couldn't tell youhow many
produced, thoughtful look at
deciding whateveri'will inject, why are we being told that cig- D a Editor:
er times Ithought the worst. I re-
what it i s like to transfer to one
ingest, or inhale; the conse- arettes will be taxed out exist-
of Are HCC students responsi- member about halfway through
o f Washington's four-year
quences are mine. ence ratherthan outlawed? H s a and
ble for global warming dev- the surgery someone came to
I will discuss second-hand anyone ever considered what astating weather which follows give usan update. They said
Iwas disappointed, however,
smoke'with anyone who travels revenue could ever match the worldwide? Are students re- everything was going smoothly
to see that your readers were
everywhere by horse, bicycle, ridiculously high cigarette-tax sponsible for the shooting of and my mom's kidney was very
given no information about the
or foot. I will not have that a
income? H s anyonF ever con- buffalo in Montana and the pink, which meant that it was a
Evergreen State College, I t was
same conversationwith anyone sidered who would benefit the slaughter of wild horses and good kidney. When the doctor
the only four-year state school
who goes by car, train, bus, or most from outlawed smoking? wild burros throughout the came and updated us, it made
not represented your article ti-
airplane. Nor will Itolerate an Perhaps a drug company two or west? Would ranchers back the everybody feela little bit better.
tled "My Old School." I feel
upbraid from anyone that barbe- that produces nicotine substitute destruction o f forests and the Everything had wentperfect.
your readerswould benefit from
cues with charcoal, uses elec- products? History tells us that killing ofanimals competing We saw my mom first because
tricity from leaking nuclear the Mafia financed thelobbying with cattle for forage if no one Angela was still not quite done.
former Highline students now
plants, buys petroleum prod- for liquor prohibitionto createa ate beef or horse meat? But the only problem was mom
ucts, uses fluorocarbon aersols, black market. Already, tobacco Hamburger eating Thunder- was in a lot of pain. I t took the
bums leaves or logs, cutsdown products thefts areon the rise. word readers might think about doctors over two hours to get
James W. Spencer
trees or uses tree products! H-m-m? dead pets and animal excrement control of her pain, I t was hard
contrary to popular &lief (not O n an even more ominous New Inside Scoop processed and fed to cattle, to watch her, but at least I was
facts, just popular belief), Iam note, has anyone considered slowly incubating mad-cow-djs- there to help her get through it.
not personally responsible for just howsuch Prohibitiontactics
makes minor errors ease, ranchedcattle ravaged When my sister got out she
nonsmokers' lung cancer. Nor come about? Any government Dear mitor: public lands, disappearing rain wasn't in as much pain. Her
is cigarette smoke the source of knows that freedom must be Congratulations on the first forests, vanishing species, the body would heal faster because
that sickly, yellowish haze that taken in small, almost unnotice- edition of the new pullout mag- agonizing deathof animals (in- it just got a new kidney. But my
hangs over downtown Seattle able increments until suddenly azine Inside Scoop. I really en- cluding pets) caught in rancher mom was trying to get used to
with alarming regularity. Per- there are no freedoms left to joyed the entire publications, traps, eatingmutilated flesh sev- having only one kidney to run
haps you should look there for take. I that when a govern- but wouldlike to make a couple ered from bodies of innocuous on so it was harder for her. Now
say . . .
the cause o f your discolored ment starts with nongovernmen- of minor corrections to theJan. creatures, E. Coli, etc; is
a year later everyone doing as
lungs. tal laws (such asseat belts and 29 article, "Transfer Time: Prep Caring voices may not be well as can be expectcd. M y
I am not touting that smok- helmet laws),degrades smoking aration H: Students say Highline heard where cattle interebts con- sister hasn't rejectedthc kidncy.
ing is a particularly healthyhab- on one hand then taxes on the gets them ready." First, College trol lawmaking and the media She only has to go to thc doctor
it-- although it has kept me from other hand, it bears watching. I 101's official; title i s "Iritroduc- (across muchof the west). But, once a month now and she's
taking a bat and beating rude, say that citizens who are not on tion to College." I t i s a three what people don't eat can have down to 200 pills a week. She
total strangers who accost me the alertfor such incroachments credit course. "College Surviv- impact in the West and around feels a lot healthier and is thank-
whenever Ilight up a cigarette may well deserve whatever hap al" i s actually a one credit the world. ful for the gift of life once again
in public nowadays. What Iam pens to them. Nazism happened ev s JlunesGrfmn
course listed as Human S r i ec from our mother,
not cash on
Remember back i n the day Highline students tell their best and worst
when giving a Valentine gift By Rachael Watkins Jason Olson painfully re-
used to be simple? and Scott Luedke members his Valentine mem-
Making the colored paper Staff Reporters ory. -
card holders that hung on the
back of your tiny wooden chair
“My girlfriend had her . I:
Highline student Kristen mom dump me on Valen- ’
was the highlight of this heart Couch hasa very fond memo- tine’s Day.”
felt event. ry of Valentine’s Day. Johnnie Nguyen recalls a
Well, those little heart can- “My boyfriend and his Valentine’s Day that every-
dies that would say stuff like. friend set up a ‘scavenger one would like to avoid.
“hot stuff,” never hurt either. hunt’ for me and my friend “Iwent on a date with my
(And you wonder why some with roses at each spot. They girlfriend, but at the time I
women now have such a high led us around town finding a was trying to date this other
self-esteem.) rose and a clue to the next one. girl. Ihadn’t talked to this
At the 12th rose, they had a other girl for a month, so I
candle-lit dinner waiting for didn’t think we had plans for
us,” Couch said. Valentine’s Day. On Valen-
Most Highline students say tine’s Day, the other g i r l
Valentine’s is just another day, paged me, and Iended up
but some recall happy and cancelling my plans with my
horrific times on the designat- girlfriend to go out with this
By Christi Croft ed day 0’ love. chick. I t turned out that she
Tony Osterdahl remembers couldn’t go anywhere, and
a childhood memory from el- we ended up sitting on her
Praying that the little boy in ementary school. front porch all night. Some-
the front row would give me a “In sixth grade Iwas ‘go-
~ ~~~ ~ _ _ _
how my girlfriend found out
Garfieldvalentine w a s my ing out’ with the finest girl in updated versionof the ring.” and now 1 don’t have either
Iwent home around I p.m. 1
game. the school. The night before Jelani Hauser wasn’t alone and decidedto get it over with, one of them.”
Unfortunately, Ialways got Valentine’s Day, Ispent three on her past Valentine days. and get going with our mar- Tim Allen has a memory
stuck with a lame Transformers hours on a huge construction I
“ spent time with my girls, riege. Iproposed on Valen- of a night that started out bad,
valentine from the troubled boy paper card. When I gave it to but one year Ihad too many tine’s Day because thenI’d al- but turned out really well.
in the back row. 1- i-
her the next day, she dumped girls to spend time with,” ways remember what day I I
“ went on a blind date. J
Those were definitely the me and threw the card in the Hauser said. proposed on. Then there of
had no way getting money
days of youth, the daysof never
trash.” “Jumpin” Joe Callero, would only be two days I ’ d out of the bank,so Ihad to go
knowing how truly expensive Highline student Jessica Highline men’s basketball get money from my dad.
have to remember; the actual
one day can be. Johnson has an old-fashioned coach, has a very special mem- day we got married, and the That night Icalled my ex-
Igot my first real taste of a memory that madeher smile. ory- day Iproposed on. I ended up girlfriend and asked her to
Valentine’s day in the eighth “ I t was our first Valen- “Three years ago, on Feb. carving my proposal date on get back with me. She did
grade. tine’s Day together, and my 14, 1995, after one of our bas- the outside o f my wedding because she had a blind date
This boy gave mea Washing- boyfriend sent me a gift inev- ketball games, Iwas sitting at ring so I’d be set to go.” that sucked too. I t turned out
ton state back scratcher, (Hall- ery class. Igot a rose, some Red Robin eating a burger, Rebekah Katoes has an in- all right because we’re still
mark maybe‘? Ihaven’t a clue) chocolates, a card, and some wondering whether Ishould teresting memory. together.”
and a Garfield stuffed animal stuffed animals. That night he propose thatnight or wait until “1 watched my date eat a Hopefully this Valentine’s
who was holding a heart that gave me a promise ring. It’s the season was over. I had al- (Dairy Queen) NerdsBlizzard. Day you will all make good
said, “When does the kissing been four years and we’restill ready bought the ring, I was I didn’t even think anyone ate memories, instead o f bad
start‘?” together, but now Ihave an just waiting for the right time. Nerds Blizzards.” ones. .
Hmmmm...can we say hor-
Valentine gift ideas that keep on a m a
Nevertheless, from there I
took Valentine’s daypretty darn
For years, Ispent gobs and By Tina M. McDonald be different and more special fashioned date.
gobs of money on my past boy- Staff Reporter than all o f the years past? Take your valentine to a
friends, and Iwould buy things Here are some ideas for nice dinner, dancing, and
that they never even took plea- Romance i s a state o f to
those who are down the last wrap up the evening with
sure in. This year, Christi i s lay- mind. With the right mind couple of days, and still don’t driving to the lookout atAlki. I .
in’ back, and boycotting Valen- set, cleaning the toilet can be have a romantic clue what to Hopefully, the rain will stop
tine’s day. romantic; with the wrong do for your Valentine. for this evening.
Hey, if you havea significant mind set, a moonlit stroll on Make this special day, a day Instead o f going out and
other, everyday should be a the beach can turn into a for roses. tic love songs that bring back buying the same gift that ev-
cherished one. Valentine’s day fight. Spread rose pedals on a pil- precious memories, It’s inex- eryone else buys, surprise
i s just the icing on that good01’ For years couplesall over low, in the shower, the kitchen pensive, but creative and your valentine with personal
cake. the world have been celebrat- table, or even the car seat. thoughtful. favors. For example, Give a
Isee too many good folks ing Valentine’s Day, yet ev- I
“ love roses!” One Renting a room at an ex- massage, be their servant for
freak out about what get their
to ery year people come up with Highline student said. “It travagant hotel i s also a ro- a day, or cook themdinner.
precious love bugs. Relax! Go the same question. sounds typical, butI think that mantic idea, and it gives you Did you knowthat the
s e e a movie! Heck, Titanic will What sort o f a special floral bouquets are very ro- an evening alone together. post office issues a new love
be out for another decade, go thing can be done this year mantic. I think i t has to do The Marriott Hotel has stamp every year?
see it again for the fifth time. for my sweetheart that will with that old-fashioned ro- for
rooms available Valentine’s Use love stamps to send
I f you do decideto break the mance sentiment.” Day for just $84, including your Valentine love letters on
wallet, and go all out for Valen- Roses are usually $50 for a breakfast, that special day. Stamps are
tine’s day, make sureyou go out $4
dozen, and around for a sin- “Go someplace out of the only 32 cents.
in style baby, yeah! gle one. ordinary and show thatperson The Victorian Clipper is
Christi Croft is theArts Edi- If your valentine is a music that you l w e them,” said another good date idea, and
tor o the Thundenvord. Hey, if
f lover, make a compilation Melvin Williams, a Highline has special rates of $89 per
anyone sees cupid, tell him to tape* student. person for a romantic ride to
send his fine self over this way Gather all of those roman- You can always do the old- and from Victoria.
Mr. Food ODenina act saves Comedv Cafe
I ‘ I
By Liz Doolittle thought they were pretty humor- crowd hard
Chorost then broke out his in ‘Slapstick’
Despite a few perils, the guitar and sung his own person-
When you want to make a Comedy Cafe triumphed last al rendition of Eric Clapton’s T h e D e l *l Arte Company*s
foray into authentic Mexican Friday night. “Tears i n Heaven,” which he “Slapstick ** at the Bathhou.:e
food, consider La Costa Mexi- The show got off to a rather entitled, “Free Beers I n Heav- Theatre will run from Feb. IO-
can Restaurant, because don’t
it rocky start as there was some en.** Marrh 1. Call (206) 524-9108
“costa”toomuch. Seriously! technical difficulty concerning Comedian, Ken Chorost “Kenhandled himself well. I for tickets and show times.
Ibrought my special “Mr. the microphone. The problem show didn’t run as smoothly as think it went as well as it could
Food” eating entourage, con- was soon corrected, and the expected, Chorost was a good have without Floyd,” said Tou- Critic’s Grade: 3.5 (definitely
sisting once again of my sister show went on without a hitch sport and didn’t let it interfere raan Smith, Team Highline. worth the money)
Emily; a newcomer, my best until one minor problem arose. with his performance. Due toPhillips’ absence, au-
friend Jim; and myself. Due to a misunderstanding Instead, he made use great dience members will get a spe-
of By W.B. Heming
the headliner, Floyd J. Phillips impromptu skills and worked cial treat. Staff Reporter
Igot a hot tip about good
Mexican chow and hunted accidently went to Shoreline the strange noises into his set. I f you retain your ticket
Community College. Chorost also had quite a few stubs, you will receive $1 off the Vaudeville meets the modem
down L a Costa Mexican restau-
Opening the event was Ken good Seattle jokes. price o f admission to the next American dysfunctional family
rant, located in downtown Bur-
Chorost, a local comedian. Being the Seattle natives that Comedy Cafe, which w i l l be i n the D e l l ’ Arte Company’s
Though the beginning o f the we are, a l l o f the audience May 1. “Slapstick.”
The gaudy, yet simple sets,
The ‘Brothers’ are back in blue transport the audience back to
the age of the Three Stooges as
Norm (Donald Forrest) and
“Blues Brothers 2000” will Sheila (Joan Schirle) came
keep you rockin’ in your seat tromping out onto the stage.
throughout the whole movie. The married duo breakinto a
By Scott C. Murray comic routine and invite out
DanAkroyd and John Goodman
shake, rattle, and roll together as Sheila’s father, Roger (Michael
they continue the roles o f the Fields). The padded stomachof
As we entered the restaurant Blues Brothers Bandfrom the Norm and the expanded rump
there was the loud,rich sound of original movie. o f Sheila beginto heave during
cheerful Mexican folk music Elwood Blues (Akroyd) i s the little dance routine.
pouring out of a jukebox. now out of prison, andbringing Then Sheila misses her cue.
Soon after being seated, we the band back together. Akroyd Violence erupts andNorm lands
‘were givena bowl of hot tortilla wrote this movie along with on face.
chips with a side o f refried writer and director, John Landis. After the scuftle, the couple
beans, and two different kinds decide to take grandpa and the
salsa. One salsa was the tradi- kids (dummies in the first act
tional kind with peppers andto- and later played by Forrest and
matoes. The secondsalsa was a Flick Picks Dan Akroyd and John Goodman in Blues Brothers2000.
Schirle) on a vacation from
more spicy version o f the first By Shannon IC Stroud which they will never return.
with a different though tastybite ley, Dr. John, Travis Tritt, Billy Some of the effectswere ghosts The play wasoriginally con-
to it. Preston, Clarence Clemmons, on horses, flying through the ceived by Director Jael Wies-
Emily ordered two chicken Thechoreography was the and of course the old originals, sky, and carssailing through the man and the three players in
enchiladas, made from tender strongest point of the movie. James Brown and Aretha Frank- air before crashing. 1989. I t has undergone: several
pieces of shredded chicken The best moves came from John lin. The costuming was very revisions andupgrades. Local
rolled up into two corn tortillas, Goodman. Stevie Ray Vaughn’s brother a l i v e with flashy colors and places were workedinto the Se-
covered with enchilada sauce Goodman playsa great Blues Jimmy Vaughn also makes an sassy hats. attle show to bring a down-
and melted cheese. There was Brother, andfits the role perfect- appearance with hisguitar. Some say that the second home feeling.
more of refried beans andless of ly- New musical artists, Erykah “Blues Brothers” i s stupid, but “We started with eight
the enchiladas,which we would There are many famous mu- Badu and Jonny Lang, also sing the silly humor in the movie i s Vaudeville acts and linked them
havepreferred.Nevertheless, sicians in the film such as BB with the Blues Brothers. what makes i t so fun. together,” Wiesman said.
she liked it, but didn’t eat all of King, Blues Traveler, Wilson Some of the special effects The live music and dancing The classic physical comedy
it. Her meal cost closeto $7. Pickett, Eric Clapton, Steve were pretty cheap looking, but it i s reason enough to see this makes “Slapstick” a refreshing-
Jim ordered two chicken Winwood, Lou Rawls, Bo Did- added humor to the moviq. show. ly funny comedy.
chimichangas. His meal cost a
little over $8.
He, too, thought there was G e t out o f the house
too many refried beans and that Building 4 at 8 p.m. Tickets are
the entree could have beena lit- Calling all entries!!! The Food Festival, and the Jammi So, what do you get when $5 for students, and $6 for the
tle bigger. Really Big Art Show I1entries Jam Dance. The Soul Food Fes- you have a handful of local general public. Tickets will be
Iordered a chimichanga w i l l be collected starting on tival w be held on Wednesday, bands playing in the Building 8
l available at the door.
“Jarocha,” which was filled Monday, Feb. 2. The deadline Feb. 18 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in lounge, Fri. Feb. 20 at 8 p.m.?
with crab, codfish and shrimp, for all entries will be on Mon- Building 8. ’ The M a s s Cool Concert Se- The Bathhouse Theatreis
garnished with sour cream and day, Feb23at 4 p.m. Entry ries!!! Don’t,forget to mark this beginning the new year with
guacamole. This mealwas a lit- forms will be available upstairs The B.S.U. Jammi Jamwl on your calendar. Tickets will
il the greatly acclaimed comedy
tle over $8. in Building 8. be on Friday, Feb. 27, from 9 be available at the door. piece, “Slapstick.” This come-
I found it to be OK, but the p.m.4 a.m. in Building 8, Tick- dy addresses the complexity of
seafood was chewy and there The Really BigArt Show I1 et prices are: $3 in advance at Team Highline presents: the American family. The pre-
was an unsavory smell that ac- will be held on Feb. 26 from 10 the Student Programs Office, $4 Winter Movie Mania Feb. 17- sentation runs from Feb. 16-
companied it. Ifelt this restau- a.m.-3p.m, & 5-7 p.m. in Build- at the door with pajamas, and$5 19 at 2 p.m. in Building 8. The Mar. 1. For price and ticket in-
rant couldn’t even compete ing 8. Categories featured will at the doorwithout pajamas. movie featured will be Ghosts formation call the Bathhouse
with Azteca. be DrawingRainting, Photogra- of Mississippi. Why rentit? Go Theatre at (206) 524-9108.
L a Costa receives three stars phy, Pottery/Sculpture, and Jew- Highline i s having its own and see it with all you pals right
from Mr. Food! Hasta la vista, elry. First place w i l l receive version of The DatingGame here atHighline! The Wing Luke Asian Mu-
baby! $40, second will get $20, and on Friday, Feb, 13 at 10 a.m. in seumpresents: “Within the
L a Costa i s located at 206 l
third place w receive $10. For Building 8. The event i s being The drama department Silence,” a presentation on the
S.W. 152nd St., Burien, behind more informationcontact Rach- hosted by ChrisDaniels, Black presents its Winter Drama experiences of Japanese Amer-
Seafirst Bank. Their phone el at (206) 878-3710 ext. 3537. Student Union President. The Production, ‘The THal.” The icans during WorldWar 11. The
number is 206-2434797. Dating Game i s sponsored by first weekend of performances show will be on Feb. 19 from
Escuchen! Repeten, por fa- I n recognition of Black H b Team Highline. Even if you’re w be held on Feb. 26-28, and
il 7:30-9 p.m. at the Nippon Kan
vor: Scott C. Murray is the jeu- tory Month, The Black Stu- not single, come on over and the second w be Mar. 5-7. l
i Theatre. For more information,
vo grade o Highline cuisine.
f dent Union presents the Soul watch the fun! Both productions w i l l be in please call 623-5 124.
8 Sports Feb. 18, 1998
Lady Thunderbirds climb
into playoff position
By K r i s Petersen
The Highlinc Lady Thundcr- "Heck yeah, we're
birds ran their rcccnt hot streak going to keep
t o five wins in six games with a
7s-72 win at Whatcom on Sat-
urday. -=Freshman guard
The victory puts thcm in po- Karen Nadeau
sition for a playoff spot.
The squad is ticd with Pcnin-
sula for fourth placc in the
Northern Region. The top four by Renee Cameron served they got frustrated," Nadeau
tcams in coch region battle for mercly to makethe score appear said. "We didn't let them set
two spots in the championship closer than the game really was. ~ their offense."
tournamcnt. Karen Nadeau led Highline "We have an awesome de-
The victory on Saturday al- in scoring with 25 points. She fense." Nater said.
lowed Highline to leapfrog also dominated the defensive I n the six game stretch,
Whatcom in the standings. backcourt with eight steals, part Highline has won close games
In a matchupearlier this sea- of a team effort which created with rebounding and defense.
son, Whatcom benefitted from 29 Whatcom turnovers. The team hasplayed particu-
poor officiating to pull away Valerie Nater also played larly well together defensively.
with a 10 point victory on the well, contributing 14 points, 14 "It seems like we talk more,"
Lady Thunderbirds' home court. rebounds, and six blocks. said Nater.
This time, however, Highlinc Kristi Duggan scored nine Nadeau has wreaked havoc
would not be denied. with five boards and Jennifer on opposing backcourts, averag-
After extending an carly lead Tarbet had eight points,six re- ing over four steals a game,
to I8 points, the squad went into bounds, and four steals. while Nater has dominated inte-
halftime with a 15 point lead. Johnson led Whatcom in rior defense, blockingmore than Photo by Bruce Jarrell
Ice cold shooting hurt scoring with 16, which came six shots a game. Freshmanfarm boy Marty DeLange, a starter on the topranked
Highline in the second half. with nine rebounds. Results from Wednesday's Highline men's basketball team, came here to test city life.
Whatcomdominated ;he Laurie Hoskins played ma-a game versus Edmonds were un-
boards in the latter stanza while jor role in the Oxas' resurgence,
the Lady T-Birdsshot a frigid 3 1
percent, allowing the Orcas to
snatching 20 rebounds.
"We have to think #Increase
available at press time.
Following the Edmonds
game, Highline plays Everett on
Home on the range
climb back into the game. the lead,' instead of 'Keep the Saturday, Feb. 14, then travels Championship opportunity brings
After a Marla Johnson layup lead,"' said Nadeau. to Peninsula on Monday, Feb.
with 42 seconds remaining, TheLady Thunderbirds 16, before playing at Bellevue Highline's DeLange off the farm
Whatcom sat within only two dominated the backcourt defen- on Wednesday, Feb. 18.
By O m a n M mo His team took third and sixth
points. sively, forcing Whatcom point All four games will be key to
Staff Reporter in the AA state tournament, los-
After Whatcom's fouling guards Wendy Wright and Jill the Lady Thunderbirds' playoff
ing twice in the semi-finals on
strategy failed, the Lady T-Birds Jacoby to six and 10 turnovers, chances. I t has beenfive months since last-second shots.
sealed the victory. respectively. "Heck yeah, we're going to Marty DeLange lefthis home When the season started, De-
A last second three-pointer '*We smothered them, then keep winning." said Nadeau. town Lynden toplay basketball h g e had no idea how the col-
at Highline. lege competition would be.
Men's team annihilates Whatcom Lynden i s a smalltown, As time went on, he came to
about 10 'minutes away from find out that it wasn't really as
By Michael Stampalia the ball," Callero said. Canada. It's about a two hour hard as he thought it would b, e
Staff Reporter Enfield's stellar performance drive from there toD e s Moines. but there is one thing that he had
raised his three-point shooting DeLange had a lot of offers to work hard for, which is being
Highline's men's basketball percentage to45.3. to play basketball at other com- one o f the starting five on the
team defeated Whatcom on the Forward Todd Watts added munity colleges coming out of team.
road Saturday 104-54, bringing 15 points. high school, but he chose "Iwasn't on the starting line
theirwinning streak to 21 Coming off of their first bye- Highline because he wanted to up the first three games, which
games. The Thunderbirds week of the league season Head find out what city life is like. made me work hard" he said.
record is an NWAACC best 22- Coach Joe Callero was con- Lacking experience in the Now he i s the starting center on
1 overall and 11-0 in league. cerned about his team's play. city, he wanted to try some new the team, averaging 8.4 points
TheThunderbirdsnever "Having a week off works things. and 6.5 rebounds per game.
trailed Whatcom Community both for and against you,"Call- "I a feeling how the city
had DeLange said he likes play-
College in a game where they ero said. "We were not crisp on was going to be like from talk- ing basketball, but school i s
led by as many as 54 points. double figures, the Thunder- offense, but we played well on ing with other people that have more important to him. H e
Highline jumped out to an 1 I birds fedoff of their defense. defense and on the fast break." been in the city" DeLange said. doesn't know what he wants to
point lead in the first half and Quincy Wilder and Marty During the week off, the DeLange says he likes the major in at this point, but he
never looked back. DeLange each hadfive steals as team added newwrinkles on of- new exprience ofbeing down likes the fact that is in school.
"We did a very good job Highline forced 32 Whatcom fense and defense. here in Des Moines, meeting the
DeLange said he likes ex-
playing defense in the first turnovers. Wilder i s second on "I happy with the things new people,having fun playing perienceof being in the city, but
half," Coach Joe Callero said. the team to point guard Reggie we added during the week. I basketball with his teammates, he would rather be in the coun-
TheThunderbird bcnch Ball with 2.78 steals per game. thought we executed them and also seeingdifferent sights. try where they have less people,
scored 5 2 of the team's 104 Adam Enfield led the Thun- well," Callero said. "We came At Lynden, DeLange was the less traffic lights and he gets a
points, outscoring Whatcom's derbirds .with 24 points, 18 of in and suprised themwith some starting center for the varsity chance towork on the farm with
bcnch by 25 points (52-27). which came on 6 of 7 shooting of the things we did," basketball team for three years. his dad,
With the score 104-50 the from three-point range. The Thunderbirds play Ever-
Orcas managed two quick bas-
kets in the last 28 seconds of the
"Adam shot the ball well of-
fensively. His shots were set up
ett at home on Saturday in a re-
match of an 87-63 Highline road
WALK TO HIGHLINE
game to make the score 104-54. by Gabe Ladd and the other victory eariierin the season. BASEMENT STUDIO $420.
On a night when only three guards. You have to give credit The team then hits the road to
players managed to score in to the people who passed him face Peninsula on Monday. Utilities included. 878-3196
Feb. 12, 1998 Sports 9
back at .-
Highline By Frankie Ceniceros
By Demonne Taylor
Staff Reporter The Highline Thunderbird
Wrestling team i s hoping to
Todd Wattsis playing basket- scnd at least six wrestlers
ball again because he doesn’t through rcgionals to nationals.
like sellingjeans. The T-Birds’ regional match
Not that basketball i s going will be Friday,Fcb. 13, at
to make Watts apile of money. Northern Idaho CC, in Coeur
Watts came back to continue his d’ Alcne, Idaho.
education and get a better ca- One wrestler who is expected
reer. to do well i s Nelson Crisanto,
Watts, a 6-4 guard, i s back at who won regionals last year be-
Highline rtfter a year away. fore a seventh-placc tinishat na-
“I tired of just working,”
Watts said. “ I t just wasn’t Now
working out.” he has a
And he missed playing bas- chance
ketball. for a
“It feels right to be back on
thesquad,” Watts said. “The
team’s goal i s to win the regional
The 2 1 - 1 Thunderbirds are I
h i k h V O r Howard
defending champions o f the
Northwest Athletic Association my chancesare very good. 1
of Community Cdleges. think I ’ m gonna win. I t ’ s not
Watts starts, supplying a po- going to be easy,” Crisanto said.
tent outside jumper and tough Assistant Coach John Clem-
defense. ens thinks Crisanto has a good
He averages 10.7 points and shot. “Nelson’s chances are real
5.1 rebounds per game for the good as returning champion, but
Thunderbirdsand i s third on the he’s going to have to beat peo-
team in minutes played. ple that beat him earlier this
I n the team’s last game, at year. ’*Clemens said.
Whatcorn,Watts scored 15 The T-Birds’ 167-pounder9
points and had nine rebounds, Photo by Bruce Jarrell Adam Catterlin, i s entcring re-
four assists, and only one turn- Todd Watts took.last year off to work. This year, he’s starting for the 22-1 T-Bird squad. gionals as a No. I seed.
over. first child .in about four months assist to turnover ratio areespe- the fullest by practicing’acouple “1 wrestled everyone so I
When Watts i s finished with from his girlfriend. . . cially appreciated by hiscoach- a
of hoursweek. know how to beat them.,.I just
his Associate of Arts degree he I n playing the father figure 9s. Overall Watts comments that need to wrestle on my toes,”
says he would like to attend a role, he says he’s nervous but “As a three man, it’s impor- . the Thunderbirds are fundamen- CatterlZn said.
four year university. happy and ready .at the .same tant that he’s the third k s t ball tally sound and are ready to go Other wrestlers who are con-
H e says he will. attend Cen- time. handler, behind the one and two on and win-the NWAACC for a sidered candidatesfor nationals
tral Washington University if The strongparts of hisgame guards,” said head coach JoesecondconsFcutiyetime. are JesseBarnett, EricWorden,
teammate Reggie Ball joins are shooting around the perime- Callero. ’ ’ - ..
.. .The Thun&r’bi’rds!t53ejan , dnd Trevor Howard..
for _. ._ ter and passing.
Coaching is top priority ‘~;akeie,,ws~.,
Watts will .be expecting his
H e wants like to improve.on outstanding record 22- 1 fops
His passing ability and high hisbasketballfundamentalsto in the WAACC.
* . h >
__.. . als“I regionals,” Barnett.said, .
.- -. .
** .; : . . . referri’ng’to
’ sfould aidvance to nation-
a in wrestler
Ricks Collegetop Idaho. from
:Julian Reynoso hasn’t had
r. .’:” .” many matches this year tobe
By Garrett Miller coachbecause she’s easier to ready. “He’s in a nothing-to-
Staff Reporter talk to,’’ freshman Amanda Eck-, . lose situation,” Clemens said.
“I would be able to ert said.
The tqurnament includes:
Janelle Oakeley once lived make the transition to Although friendly and easy Yakima Valley, N. Idaho, Ricks,
.‘ for playing basketball. head coach easily.’’ going off the court, her piaycrs. Clackamas and SW Oregon.
Now she lives for coaching say Oakeley i s intense “when If some wrestlers don’t SUC-
it. -Women’s assistant she needs to be.’ ’ ceed, they may still qualify as
“Iwould be able tomake the coach Janelle Oakeley has been a good wild cards. The topthree from
transition to head coach easily,” Oakeley complement to Bolinger’s each weight class to
said Oakeley, who i s dropping style.
tionals. coaches can for
hints that she would like to be Oakeley saidshe i s theemo- fourth place wrestlers to ad-
Highline’s next women’s bas- tional part of the duo, while Bol- vance. Only six wrestlers in 10
ketball coach. inger i s a “great . X and 0 weight classes can receive a
Oakeley has been assistant Oakeley played her freshman Newman College in Wichita, coach.” wild card.
under Head Coach Dale Bob year o f basketball at Big Bend Kans. to play basketball and
inger for the last two years. C.C. in Moses Lake. soccer for two years.
“I decided to come to In 1 9 9 6 she came to Highline D e a r Jeffrey: SURPRISE!!!
Bolinger i s departing at the
to be the assistant coach for the Valentine’s Day to the
end o f this seaon, leaving the Highline for my second yearof
job open fornext season, college so Icould be closer to women’s basketball team.
lust want you IO 1 T
Know I appre-
L - _ _
. _~ - .
Oakeley has some experi- home,” Oakeley said, “I grew “Janelle has made a lot of ciate ou and your support in
ence. up in Federal Way.” progress with her coachingen-
deavors,” Bolinger said.
weryt ing I do. It’s so great to
lave you In my life. Your smile,
She had played under four While at Highline, Oakeley
different coaches while she at- played under Bolinger, and ay
M n of the freshmenon the your warmth, and your voice
tended college, allowing her to helped take the Lady ‘FBirds to team this year wouldlike to play and your affection. I look
learn many different coaching the play-offs. for Oakeley next year. forward to many more happy
After Highline shfwentto “I to have a woman
like times with you. I love you!
techniques over the yeats.
10 Sports Feb. 12, 1998
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Hiahline cheer busts a move
By Tracy Wilcoxen
hard work putting routines to-
gcther and practicing them to-
gether on the samebeat. his way to Highline
Highline cheerleaders loveto ‘‘Icheer because I did i t in
pcrform. high school and I love to per- By Tracy Wilcoxen
They work at basketball form in front of people,” said Staff Reporter
sames during time outs and at Nikole Jack.
half time. Terry Dixon i s the adviser for The best dancer on the
Highline has had cheerlead- the cheerleaders. Dixon has 30 Highline cheer squad, Jaret
crs for six* years. To become a
cheerleader at Highline, all you
years of experience advising
cheerleaders.She i s also the
Hughes, i s not a student at
Highline. But Hughes i s taking i
have to do i s register for a class. adviser for Evergreen High
T h i s year’s squad consistsof School cheer squad. Cheerlead-
his passion and making i t hap-
pen at Highline.
1 0 students. They came from ing i s not a sport at Highline and H e i s one in the line up of 10
six different high schools. . therefore not funded by the col- in the Highline cheer squad.
The job of a cheerleadm i s to lege. This i s why the cheerlead- “Jaret has great moves and he
gct the crowd involved and give ers don’t cheer for sports other can work i t baby!” said Karen
constant support to the players. than basketball. Nadeau, player on the Highline
They also entertain the crowd “It comes from my ownsala- women’s basketball team.
by performing dance routines. ry.” Dixon said. Besides Hughes being a
“They seem to be very well The women of the squad pay .dancer he i s also the choreogra-
organized and perform routines around $200 for their uniforms. pher and coach. H e puts the
quite prccisdy.” said Basketball Squad memberssay cheering dance routines together cover?
Coach Dale Bolinger. i s a good way to meet new peo- ing all different types of styles
The Highline cheerleaders ple, exercise, see some great and music. Along with that, he
come to get trained and move on basketball games, develop your has to teach the squad moves
to four year universities. personality and a great chance to the routines and coach them
Like a routine, the cheer to learn how become a leader.
squad was unanimous about “A leader once and youwill “put in about 24 hours plus
I Photo by Bruce Jarrell
why they’re involved. always be a leader,” Dixon said. i n a week practicing,’’ Hughes Highline’s lone male cheerleader, Jaret Hughes, has become
“We love to cheer and I f you are interested in be- said. a fan favorite with his incredible dancing ability.
dance,” they said in unison. coming a cheerleader for Hughes i s a senior at Ever-
The squad practices every Highline, call Terry Dixon at green High School where he i s Highline on his own time be- and she presents her own style
Sunday for about four hours. (206) 243-3993. Tryouts start on the cheer squad, doing the cause he loves dancing and per- in a very uniqueway,” Hughes
Squad members say t i s a lot of next September.
i samejob. Hughes helps here at forming in front of an audience. said.
“ feel the girls and I do a He has taken dance lessons
good job performing and feel since he was in the seventh 8
appreciated by the crowd,” said grade. T h i s last year, when he
Hughes. went to the Seattle Center Acad-
Hughes i s planning to come emy, he made his mind up to
to Highline next year to study become a dancer.
computer technology and busi- “When I perform it takes me
ness. At the same time he will to another level where I’m able
be following his dream and at- to express myself,” said Hugh-
tending dance school the Bur-
ien Dance Theater. Meanwhile he i s cheering
“He i s wonderful and every- and dancing at Highline wom-
one just loves him because they and
en’s men’s basketball
s e e that he i s so talented,” said games. His fellow cheerleaders
.adviser Terry Dixon. think very highly of himbe-
Hughes said he has been in- cause they see how much talent
terested i n dance and cheer he has and his ability to perform
since he was a child. I t all start- in front of an audience.
ed by watching Michael and Ja- “He i s the glue that holds us
net Jackson videos. together, the best dancer I have
“Janet Jacksoni s my favorite ever seen, he i s just phenome-
choreographer because she per- nal,” said cheerleader Claire
forms different types of dances Kriesel.
Photo by Bruce Jarrell
’1 Highline cheerleaders have beena usual sight at basketball games for over six years.
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New drainage sytstem will Lights go out
put end to floods on track on campus
By Christopher b u c k By Alex Hennesy However restoring the power
Staff Reporter Staff Reporter to buildings 5 and 1 I w i l l take
slightly longer. Electricians and
Flash floods and natural de- The lights went out at campus maintenance w i l l have
struction w i l l soon come to an Highline yesterday. t o wait until the plumbing i s
end with the addition of settle- At about 10 a.m. on Wednes- fixed and the breaker panel can
ment ponds to Highline's cam- day the power went out in build- be dried out before they turn the
pus. ings 6, 5 and 11. The power power back on to Building six.
A ravine that runs behind the outage was causedby a plumb- The bookstore closed during
track field is currently flooding ing leak in the basement o f the crisis
the wetlands on campus. Building six. "Its a major job," Dallas
All the water that drains from Water found its way from an Baker from campus facilities
the parking lots, paths, and oldgalvanizedpipeinto the said.
building rooftops runs west breaker panel and shorted out Thankfully. most of the of-
through the campus, into the ra- two fuses. fices remained open during the
vine. The outage affected virtually catastrophe.
Because it is a wetland, the everyone in these buildings. Although workers in the reg-
ground is already saturated with "There's notmuch I cando istration department could not
water, and any addition o f water without Marsa
electricity," do any tasks that required the
causes flooding. Mair, a secretary in Building I1 use o f computers, like looking
Facilities Director Pete Bab- said. up student records, the cashier
ington said that becausemost o f Richard Hust with campus was s t i l l open to receive pay-
the campus is paved, large indicated
that ment and the reception office
amounts of polluted
water power in Building 6 would be was still open to answer phones
rushes into the ravine. Apart- back on when they could find and help students any way thcy
ments west of campus also have the right fuses. could.
reported flood problems. "Those fuses are hardto "We are still here to help,"
Because o f the increase in find," Hust said. Rhonda O'brien said.
paved surfaces, the current wa-
ter runs too fast for i t to be
A committee has been se-
Photo by Bruce Jamell
Ravine on the west side of campus will won be neplaced.
S&A prepares budget
lected to makedesigns for the By Andrew Campbell S&A fees, up to $49 for IO
settlement ponds. These ponds filter, and helps to eliminate The design w i l l start next credits.Themoney pays for
would be arranged in stairsteps, harmful pollutants. summer and should take a year additional programs outside of
similar toan ice cube tray. This maybecome a new and ahalf to complete. It's time for the $800,000 the basic classroom.
The water coming in the first place to hang out. The state LRgislature is fund- Highline sweepstakes. "[The S&A budget] basically
squares would be slowed, and The design committee i s go- ing the estimated $900,000 it Up to 40 campus organiza- pays for anything you don't get
then would spill into the next set ing to try to make the ravine into w i l l cost toconstruct these tions, from art to volleyball, w i l l credit for," said Chad Cornish,
o f squares, where it would be a park where people can enjoy ponds. spend the next few months try- committee chairman.
released. nature and watch the water. "Animals will temporarily ing to convince the S&A Bud- All other comes
Between these ponds w i l l be "We are going to tear up the have their houses disrupted, but get Committee that some o f from the Instructional Budget,
a bio-filtration swale, which will land anyway, so we might as there should be no longterm af- your money should go to them. which covers teachers' salaries
actually be agrassy ditch. well make it something beauti- fects on the natural wildlife," The Services & Activities and most other things that you
The grass acts like a natural ful," Babington said. Babington said. (S&A) Budget Committee de- get credit for.
termines who gets what student The S&A committee is hop-
College Typewriter Shop Rachael I ? funds, which stood at $785,925 ing that the Instructional Budget
* Inventory Reduction * Here i s a clue
on what we will do
on this bi V day
at the beginning of this year. w i l l take on a few of the ser-
Deadline forbudget propos- vices and programs that the
t h a t Icou d not say
on that eveninq
als is Feb. 13. The committee S&A currently provides.
w i l l consider the requests, over "The accompanistfor the
EXP. 5-31-98 the next few months. choir forexample, we don't feel
we will be leavm
mpewfiters Sales and Services the Seattle shoreut ... % The committee w i l l make its that we should be paying for the
Robinson Dean Calculators maybe ... or a l i t t l e ride decisions b y the end o f April. accompanist because choir i s a
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Montana). This number ibclpdes stu- pay their tuition on monthly basis, with
a petitive and are not a large source of re-
dents attendingEnglisrtLinguage the total due by the end of the quarter. lief, Huls said.
schools. Huls’s ofice is also working with Im- Korean registration is off significant-
continued from page 1
. :. So far,
most Highline students are just migration and Naturalization to stream- ly at the LCP International Institute, a
toughing it out. Economic
line applications Hardship private English Language schoollocated
to return to Korea at the end ofwinter may
* m e college see a h m a t i c drop Status. on the Highline campus.
in Asian registration fall, said
Jack This status is only available for stu- this
“Usually at time of year Korean
The South Korean Consulate con- Huls, director of international student dents who have lived in the U.S. one year students come to this school on their win-
firmed the students’ statements. programs at Highline. or more, and the approval process can ter break. There is just a trickle of them
“we hope colleges and universities Huls said that two students have left take upto two months. Once granted, it this year,” said LCP Housing Coordina-
Can Provide Some assistance (to the stu- the college this quarter, onefrom Thai- lets students earn more money than is tor Sheri Jackson.
dents],” said Inho Song, education atta- land and one from Korea. One more normally allowed on student visas. LCP Registrar Julie Richardson con-
che at the consulate. Korean student may have to leave before Students may also work at General firmed that last year seven Korean stu-
Song said almost 5,000 Korean the end of the quarter. Fund jobs on
campus if they
attend full- dents were registered at this time; this .
students live in the pacific Northwest (in- The college is trying to helpAsianstu- time and are in good academic standing. year, only one has registered during the
eluding Washington, Oregon, Idaho and dents stay in school by allowing them to Such jobs are scarce and very corn- traditional winter break.
in 1994, when she came to compete in
She also found
S.A.D. or even just winter blahs should
herself to less ener- experiment with different treatments, the world championshipsin Chelan.
*‘I it[Seattle] a lot,” E d r i s said.
continued from page 1 getic, less productive, more likely to eat diet, light, and environment, s ~ y sHag-
starchy foods, and more likely to over gerty. For further treatment you should Edris’s only goals for her upcoming
competitions are to have fun and to do
said that they eat more, 54 percent said sleep: all which caused herto feel down consult your physician, said. she
that they sleep more, and percent said and depressed. However, as the days got
A folder has been on reservein the
that they gain weight. longer and summer approached her mood “I would like to stay competitive,” she
Library for studentsinterested in further A .
These numbers are higher than one improved. t information on S.A.D. I t is under Mis-
might expect, suggesting to Haggerty After reading the article, Haggerty cellaneous and entitled Seasonal Affec- Due to thenature of the sport, nobody
is getting rich hang gliding. As a matter
that many of the students are suffering participated in a study which confirmed tive Disorder.
from a sub-set of S.A.D. called winter her suspicion. She has since experiment- of fact, i t requires agreat deal of money
and self-fundedtravelling to be a compe-
blahs. This is a less severe caseof S.A.D. ed with different types of treatment, such
which is sometimes referred to as post as a light simulator her room that helps
in tition pilot. However, it’s no mystery
holiday blahs, said Haggerty. her wake up easier in the morning. The - Edris why Edris sticks with the
*‘I to fly,“ she said.
According to a recent article in Sound light simulator works by gradually get-
Consumer, 20 percent of the population ting brighter in order to trick the eye into continued from page 1 I
in Washington suffer from winter blahs thinking the sun is rising, Haggerty said.
and 10 percent actually haveS.A.D. She also watchesherdiet very
Post holiday blahs are exactly what ly and tries to a t plenty of fruits, vegeta-
said when the weathercooperates,
Seattle is a great place for a hang glider
the name suggests, depression due to the bles, and protein enriched foods. In ad- pilot to live*
end of holiday bustle. The depression dition, she tries to get out andwalk in the . Edris7 a
ries herself with the
can be caused by a number of different day light Once in a while, even ifit is dis-
factors, butwill include light deprivation. mal and rainy outside. strength you would expect of the craft y
Wifh all m low,
The winter blahs normally do not last sun
66Some light is better than at she pilots, first cametothe United States Michasl Lw
the entire season according to Haggerty, all,” Haggerty said.
and the mild depression that follows the Haggerty’s house is very bright. The
holiday season i s usually not disabling. walls are all painted bright white, has
Haggerty i s part of the 10 percent in white curtains and.very little clutter. The
Washington who have S.A.D. She dis- light colors help to reflect the sunlight,
covered that she had the disorder nine she says. SEATTLE U N I V E R S I T Y
years ago. What clued her in was an ar- In the summer time, however, Hagger- TRANSFER OPEN HOUSE
ticle she read in the newspaper. ty has toput thick dark curtains over her
“The article I read described symp- windows in order to fall asleep at night.
toms of S.A.D.,” Haggerty said, “and af- Many people with S.A.D. suffer from Wednesday, February 18,1998
ter reading it I said, ‘that’s me!” the
insomnia during summer time, due to
One symptom Haggerty noticed o f excessive amounts light, said Hagger-
herself was the desire to be more re- tY* il
What classesw I be required to take at SeattleUniversity?
served and less sociable during the win- Students who feel they suffer from
What financial aid is available and how do 1 apply for it?
What are Seattle Universityk admission requirements?
What undergraduateprograms arc available for adults
returning to school?
What classes wl b accepted for transfer credit by Seattle
What facilities doesthe campus have to offer?
What kinds of academic support sentices a n available at
Arc parking spaces guaranteed?
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Wednesday, February 18,1998
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