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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-
                                                                                                                 Choi said
                                                                                                                 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
  credit.                               hard.
                                                                                                                 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
                                           high life
                                           ~   ~~~

   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
                                                                                                                                                               Day             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

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    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.
                                                                                                                                                                    Staff Reporter

                                                                                                                                 “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-
                                                                                                                                    I                               swer.
                                            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
                                                                                   we don’t
                                                                                      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
                                                                                                                                                                     at Highline.
                                                                                                                                                                         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
Staff Reporter
                                     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
                                                                                                                                                  easier on
    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
                                                                                                            child care.
                                                                                                               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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                                                                                                                Colloquy class
                                                                                                                                                     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
                                                                                                                                                   less said.
   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.
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    Current students
    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
     been scrapped.
        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
                                                                                                                                                      gave them.
                                                                                                                                                         Traumatized, you ask? Yes, I

    team bouncina back
     -  - -~~    ~   . -   -
                                       -    -~  w
                                                                    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
    utive losses.
       That losing streak  was finally broken with a win over Pen-
                                                                     hell broke loose.
                                                                        Horrible mean children, my
                                                                                                                        The Thunderword
    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
                                                                                                                      g"      .
    Pennisula.                                                       cast!"                                         P oto Editor.................................................... Bruce Jarrel
                                                                                                                    Graphics Editor........................................................
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Jake Dlil
       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.
                                         On the
                                                                                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*
        I                    they
          work in a movieMaybe(no,
                            theater      Side                                                  want to make all     Hazelwood, Alex Hennes M a t t Julian, Jess Kelle
     I can
      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
                                                                                        f                            Newsline
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                                                                                                                                                                    878-37 10 ext. 33 18
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     no where for me to look this gle, "I       love you," and "I    love a lfe-long bachelor;

                                                                                        Opinion                                                                                             5

             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
                                                                                      Dear Editor:
               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
                                                                                       hearingtheexperiences of
                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
                                                                                       attending Evergreen.
                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,

    6                                                                        Arts
    It’s cuddle,
    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-
    mone problems?

                                           Valentine gift ideas that keep on a m a
                                                                                                                                                        m     m
         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.

                                                                                     Arts                                                                                      7
Mr. Food                                ODenina act saves Comedv Cafe
                                             I                 ‘ I
                                                                C                                                          I
                                                                                                                                               HWYICN  hits
                                        By Liz Doolittle                                                       thought they were pretty humor- crowd hard
                                        Staff Reporter
                                                                                                                  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
    Sports Editor

        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.
                                                                                                                               u re
                                                                                                                   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

       Watts                                                                                                                                                               Wrestlers
       back at                    .-
                                                                                                                                                                           try for
       Highline                                                                                                                                                                By Frankie Ceniceros
                                                                                                                                                                               Staff Reporter
       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,”
               was                                                                                                                                                             tionals.
       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
                                                                                                                                                                                               I t
       team’s goal i s to win the                                                                                                                                              regional
       NWAACC.”                                                                                                                                                                crown.
           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, .

                                                                                                                                                      .- -. .
                                                                                                                                                       ; c
                                                                                                                                                   ** .; : . . . referri’ng’to
                                                                                                                                                                  ’    sfould aidvance to nation-
                                                                                                                                                                    after  ~,

                                                                                                                                                                              a in wrestler
                                                                                                                                                                 Ricks Collegetop Idaho. from
                                                                                                                                                           .           ,
                                                                                                                                                           5.. .
                                                                                                                                                               :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.
                                                                                                                                                        .              .a

                                                                                                                                                                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
                                                                                                                                                                            advance nab
        said Oakeley, who i s dropping                                                                                      style.
                                                                                                                        coaching                                            vote
                                                                                                                                                             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
                                                                                                                                                                                 boyfriend! I
        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
                          .    ~~   ~~~

    Hiahline cheer busts a move
    By Tracy Wilcoxen
    Staff Reporter
                                         hard work putting routines to-
                                         gcther and practicing them to-
                                                                                Hughes dances
                                         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.
                                                         to                     to?.
    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-
                                                                                                                                                   at            es.
                                                                                                                         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
                                                                                                                                 facilities               the
                                                                                                                                                        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
               soaked up.
                    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
                                                                                                                                Staff Reporter
               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
                  Office Furniture           22311 Marine View Dr.                           Ican't confide.                         All Highline students paycredit             class," Cornish said.
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                                                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.
    Quarter.                                                       next
                                                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
    S.A.D.                                      ter.
                                                    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
                                                                                                                                         her best.
    that they sleep more, and percent said and depressed. However, as the days got
                                  22                                                                              put
                                                                                               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
                                                                                                                             who car”
                                                                                                                       same slender
    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?
                                                                                                                                            i e
                                                                                                                              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
                                                                                                                              Seattle University?
                                                                                                                              Arc parking spaces guaranteed?

                                                                                                            We win address thcsc questions and mort. Comc$or the whok evening
                                                                                                             or stup inJor selected events. Whttheryou’rc taking college COUTUS,
                                                                                                              intendingto transfrr, oryou’rz a working prvjessiond who needs
                                                                                                                flcrciblc course oflerings to complete an undewh&gwe
                                                                                                                  program, we have planned an inJomation-packcd evening.

                                                                                                                        Wednesday, February 18,1998
                                                                                                                               6 to 8:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                        Bannan Center for S i n e and
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                                                                                                                    For idormation call (206) 296-5800

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