Moving Up _ Moving On by liwenting



ISSUE 23                                                            April 26, 2002                                                                            VOLUME CXXV

  This Week:             Turmoil in the Psych.                                                                       Moving Up &
News                   2
                           Department Stirs                                                                           Moving On
 Fisher Center            Student Emotions
 Takes on Hip Hop          Liz Kenney                               tion placed on the five courses of-
                           News Contributor                         fered by Bayer is that only one of
                                                                    these five courses taken will contrib-

                                    obart and William Smith is      ute to a psychology major. If a stu-
Op-Ed                  4            an institution that claims it
                                    values diversity, gender
                                                                    dent opts to take more than one
                                                                    course, it will be viewed as an elec-
                           awareness, and a liberal arts educa-     tive Women’s Studies course. This
                           tion. However, recent actions con-       includes the very intensive research
 Moving Up Day vs.         cerning the treatment of Women’s         lab she offers that will not be cred-
 Charter Day               Studies professor Betty Bayer sug-       ited as a lab.
                           gest otherwise.                              Professor Jeff Greenspon, the
                              Recently, Betty Bayer was offered     chair of the Psych department, was
                           the opportunity to transfer from the     contacted for this article but declined

A&E                    6   Psychology
                           Department to
                                                                                              to comment
                                                                                              on the situa-
                           the Women’s     The stipulation placed on the five                 tion.
                           Studies De-                                                            Undoubt-
 The Band is THE           partment. She   courses offered by Bayer is that only              edly, these
                                                                                                                Seniors (L to R) Colleen Allen, Molly Etherington, Sara Holden, and
 Band to Listen To         accepted, but   one of these five courses taken will               regulations
                                                                                                                Erin Rucker carried the ceremonial laurel as the walked from the
                           only under the                                                     will deter stu-
                                           contribute to a psychology major.                                    William Smith Circle to the Melly lawn for this year’s Moving Up day.
                           impression                                                         dents inter-
                                                                                                                This marked a change in tradition from past Moving Up Days that
                           that       her                                                     ested in femi-
                                           If a student opts to take more than                                  would start at Smith Green and “move up” to the William Smith Circle.
Sports                 8   c o u r s e s
                           would       be  one course, it will be viewed as an
                                                                                              nist psychol-
                                                                                              ogy from
                                                                                                                The day ended with the William Smith Seniors passing the laurel to the
                                                                                                                Juniors as the next generation of graduating women looked to move up
                           cross-listed                                                       pursuing
                           between the     elective Women’s Studies course.                   this concen-
                                                                                                                and out into the real world.                              photo by Alicia Sands
 Sports Around             two concen-                                                        tration and
 Campus                    trations; that
                           the only change would be her new
                                                                                              all that Bayer
                                                                    has to offer her students. More im-
                                                                                                                The End of Folk Fest?
                           status as a women’s studies profes-      portantly, it discourages students          Colleen Boland                           get Allocations Committee (BAC)
         Index             sor. This cross listing has been de-
                           nied and stands as the basis for the
                                                                    from identifying feminist psychology
                                                                    as a valid discipline.
                                                                                                                News Contributor
                                                                                                                                                         will overlook the 600 plus student

                                                                                                                        his past Saturday many of        signatures and deny FF their bud-
                           controversy currently surrounding            The provost’s office was unavail-
                                                                                                                        you attended the Spring          get. I understand that BAC has a
                           Bayer, which has motivated her dedi-     able for an interview during the writ-
                                                                                                                        Fling for some fun, sun, mu-     difficult task in distributing money
News             1-2       cated students and advisees to take      ing of this article but did release the
                                                                                                                sic, and food. Now imagine that on       to all student activities; however the
                           action. HWS constantly promotes          following statement, “Professor
                                                                                                                a much larger scale. Picture this:       committee has made a minimal effort
                           interdisciplinary studies. Why differ-   Betty Bayer had requested a trans-
Op/Ed            3-5       entiate between departments?             fer from the Department of Psychol-         vendors selling jewelry and clothes,     to recognize the purpose of FF.
                                                                                                                taro card readers, henna tattoos, and        The co-chairs of FF were notified
                              The Psychology Department de-         ogy to the Women’s Studies Program
                                                                                                                yummy food vendors all jamming out       early that their event was the most
Arts &           6         termines which courses count to-         and the Colleges authorized this
                                                                                                                to some reggae, punk, funk, and soul-    controversial to the BAC. As a re-
                           wards a psychology major. They           transfer effective January 1, 2002.
Entertainment              claim that, since psychology is a dis-   She remains a valued, tenured mem-          infused bands. Sounds cool, right?       sult, the FF committee worked ex-
                                                                                                                Well those are the very things that      tremely hard to fix problems, involve
                           ciplinary course of study, it cannot     ber of the Colleges’ faculty.”
                                                                                                                the committee members of Folk Fes-       the entire campus, receive feedback,
Sports           7-8       include these interdisciplinary              “On one hand we (HWS) say that
                                                                                                                tival (FF) have been working towards     and reduce our budget. The major
                           courses. However, for the past ten       we value gender studies here, but
                                                                                                                this semester.                           problems being attacked were get-
                           years all of Bayer’s feminist and so-    then they treat certain classes dif-
                                                                                                                    As I write this article now, I am    ting more vendors and better pub-
                           cial psychology classes have been        ferently. The Psychology Depart-
                                                                                                                unsure if FF will even happen this       licity. We want student involvement
                           cross-listed between Psychology          ment is not recognizing feminist psy-
                           and Women’s Studies. The stipula-                        CONTINUED ON PAGE 2
                                                                                                                September. I believe that the Bud-                      CONTINUED ON PAGE 2
2                                                                              The Herald           News           April 26, 2002

Students React to Trouble                                                           Hip Hop & Masculinity for
in the Psych. Department
CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1                     my sophomore year. She has had the
                                                                                    the Last Fisher Center
                                          single greatest influence on my col-      Liz Kenney                               ises success through hard work, de-             However, his point did not ring
chology,” claims Bayer emphatically.      lege career and is the reason I am a      News Contributor
                                                                                                                             termination, and taking advantage of        clear until he showed two video clips
    Since these actions have oc-          psychology major. Because I am a

                                                                                            he Fisher Center Lecture Se      opportunities. Hip-hop has caught           that truly relate hip-hop and our capi-
curred, a group of five seniors and       psychology and women studies                      ries ended the year with a       the wave of this emerging free mar-         talist society. The first was a dramatic
advisees of Betty Bayer, including        double major, had I been junior and               bang. Last Wednesday popu-       ket.                                        speech by Ben Affleck in the movie
Liz Dedrick, Lindsay Dolgos, Kathy        could only pursue one of them, I          lar culture expert Christopher Smith         “Hip-hop culture is a metaphor for      Boiler Room showing the tenacity
Fernandez, Sara Lowengard, and            would have chosen Women’s Stud-           addressed a standing-room-only           questioning the American Dream              of businessmen and their willingness
Catriona Stevenson, have stepped          ies because of Betty Bayer,” claims       crowd in the Geneva Room to              myth of mobility,” alleged Smith.           to forfeit everything for money. This
up as advocates of Bayer and her          Dolgos.                                   present his talk “Hip-Hop, Gender,           He claims that, like corporations,      was followed by the music video
significance in the Psychology and           Should students be forced to           and the American Dream.” He used         artists utilize hate as a price to pay to   “You Can Hate Me Now” by Nas and
Women’s Studies Departments.              choose between their passions?            the popularity of hip-hop to relate      get wealthy, as a vehicle for upward        P. Diddy, which emits the same mes-
    In a letter presented to the admin-      Many psychology students are           issues of masculinity and capitalism     mobility. However, hip-hop artists          sage.
istration, they stated, “She (Bayer)      not aware of these changes in cur-        within our society.                      also use their music to discuss                 The audience was extremely re-
has been the single most influential      riculum. Due to faculty autonomy,             “Hip-hop is the only form of pop     multicultural concerns, the quality of      ceptive to Smith’s topic. Most likely
person in our college experiences         the Psychology Department is al-          culture coming out of America, com-      life, fears, and social community.          due to its relevance and the effect
and educations. We feel that the          lowed to decide what is and is not        ing out of our hyper-driven capital-         The transition from the “gangster       hip-hop has had on our generation.
moves being made currently by the         included in its curriculum and is us-     ist culture,” stated Smith.              rap” of the early nineties to the “cor-         “It was an interesting angle in
Psychology Department and Admin-          ing this freedom to exclude Bayer’s           Smith takes the stance that hip-     porate rap” of the late nineties sym-       addressing hip-hop and I’m glad he
istration marginalize the incredibly      courses.                                  hop is an extension of capitalist so-    bolizes the prosperity of our               offered hope for the future of this art
valuable feminist viewpoint put forth        In doing so, the colleges are do-      ciety because of the way it encour-      economy as well as the growing              form with less violent and misogy-
by Professor Bayer.”                      ing many things; limiting the inter-      ages upward mobility through pros-       wealth creation of young business           nistic terms” emphasized Bean
    Why deprive future psychology         disciplinary nature that we strive for,   perity. The American dream prom-         people.                                     Bowland.
majors from this invaluable re-           discrediting feminist psychology,
source?                                   and the invaluable mentoring of
    “Betty has been my mentor since       Betty Bayer.

    Folk Festival Fears Budget Cuts                                                                                                      The Last Meals
                                          the Quad having you sign our peti-
                                          tions and answered more questions.
                                                                                    was cut-off after another five min-
                                                                                    utes, and in the end many issues
                                                                                                                                         at HWS, 2002
by clubs participating with games,        FF cut costs as much as it possible.      were unsolved. Since FF was labeled
petitions, selling crafts, and anything   We eliminated Friday from the fest,       by BAC and SL&L members as con-                DINING ROOM                 LAST MEAL                  DATE
else creative they can think of. Our      reduced the number of bands, and          troversial, it should have received
                                                                                                                                   COMSTOCK                    DINNER                     25-Apr
FF board in Scandling center allowed      cut other expenses. We carefully          more time and attention. Neverthe-
passerbyers to leave us sugges-           calculated a reasonable budget for a      less, many questions could have                CELLAR                      FULL MENU                  26-Apr
tions. Our meetings were open to          weekend-long festival as cheaply as       been answered if BAC members were              SAGA                        DINNER                     07-May
everyone. With the exception of two       possible. Since FF is a charity event,    more willingly to attend FF meetings           CAFÉ                                                   11-May
students appearing at one meeting,        bands lower their prices to half of       and our open forum.
only dedicated club members at-           what they normally charge. If the             I am sadly predicting a BAC vote           EXAM TREATS                 AT THE          CAFE
tended the rest. Our open forum           BAC allocates a smaller budget than       against FF. Abolishing FF means an             SAT                         MAY 4TH         AT 10:00
night was well publicized with a no-      we requested, then the fest is in dan-    end to a 27-year old, student-run or-          SUN                         MAY 5TH         AT 10:00
ticeable tie-dyed sheet and colorful      ger of extinction.                        ganization, an all-campus activity, a
                                                                                                                                   MON                         MAY 6TH         AT 10:00
posters. Minus the FF committee,             We thoroughly revaluated FF and        fundraiser for student clubs, a char-
the sole attendee that night was the      prepared ourselves for the BAC meet-      ity event for local children’s groups,
former HSA president who offered          ing. After all our efforts, our FF rep-   a showcase for emerging musicians,             SENIOR 0 DAYS  2 FORMS OF ID REQUIRED
impartial yet objective advice. We        resentative was unfairly allotted five    entertainment for Geneva locals, busi-         CAFÉ   TUESDAY AT 7:00   UNTIL 10:00
tabled in Scandling, letting people       minutes to explain a 48-hour event        ness for traveling vendors, and a
listen to music and answered ques-        that has taken three months to plan.      community builder. The colleges will
tions. This past week, we invaded         The question and answer session           surely miss this great tradition.

                                                                                      THANK YOU
                                                                                         Ian, Ben Kenna, Dave Gordon, Christina,
                                                                                          Dane, Ally, Liz Kenney, Michael, & Tex
                                                                                           Much Love Always,
                                                                                        Best of Luck in the Future!                                                          Love, Melly
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                                                                                                                    “Joe.” A “cup of Joe” actually. Millions,         these defects can’t be seen? Well, I see
                 Melissa Roberts ‘02                                                                                billions, trillions of humans spill coffee down   them, and they will be noticed. These
                   Editor-in-Chief                                                                                  their throats with out the slightest inkling of   negatives have range; I will start with the
                                                                                                                    a notion that it is having terrible effects on    small and build into the large. The first
                   Ian Schlanger ‘02                                                                                them and their bodies and their everyday          two annoyances are in an oral category.
                      News Editor                                                                                   lives.                                            Foul dragon breath and golden rotting
                                                                                                                        I first examined why people would want        teeth. If coffee drinking continues and
                   Dave Gordon ‘02
                                                                                                                    coffee to be their choice of drink. And be-       broadens as a cultural pastime, it will not
                     Photo Editor                                                                                   cause I too was a coffee drinker at one time it   belong before the human race consists
                 Benjamin Kenna ‘03                                                                                 was not difficult for me to collect some rea-     solely of toothless people covering their

                                                                    am not here to profess that I, one measly       sons. Coffee, does, indeed, have a good           mouth in order to converse face to face.
                    Sports Editor
                                                                   American, can change the world by bring          taste. It is delightful when accompanying a       And if that would continue to snowball it
                                                                   ing this silent assassin of a predicament into   donut, delicious when joining eggs over           would not be long that sign-language
              Carl “Tex” Morgan ‘03
                                                               the light nor its solution. But I do feel that the   easy, and defeatless when teaming up with a       would become our primary dialect. All this
            and “Dirty” David Diehl ‘05                        fore laying proposal could be a crucial ingredi-     cigarette. The flavor of coffee is probably       would happen, of course, in the result of
              Opinion/Editorial Editors                        ent in preserving the existence of our race, the     the second most prominent motivation of           people avoiding rank coffee breath and
                                                               human race. And you wouldn’t think that it           most coffee drinkers. I would say that the        vulgar smile of gums and tongue. Now,
                Christina Taranto ‘05                          would be this everyday habit that seems so           main reason for drinking coffee is indubita-      hopefully, you are beginning to see my
              Arts & Entertainment Editor                      basic that could lead to our demise. But it has      bly the caffeine. Caffeine is what gets people    truth. If not convinced, I will proceed.
                                                               not fooled me, and I have the proposition that       going before working, or studying, or just            The addiction to coffee has the poten-
                  Michael Cabot ‘02                            could save the day- and month or year or mil-        plain-old waking up. And caffeine, coffee’s       tial of being an extremely timely one, espe-
                  Advertising Manager                          lennia for that matter.                              got. An Average seven ounce cup of cof-           cially an experienced coffee user. It takes
                                                                  As humans we have daily rituals or tenden-        fee contains one hundred forty-five milli-        more ticks on a clock than most people
                                                               cies that become second nature because we            grams of caffeine.                                know to drink down a cup of coffee. It has
               CONTRIBUTORS                                    perform them so regularly. Kind of like brush-           That amount will surely get you going.        body, its not water for God sakes. And it
         Liz Kenney ‘05 News Goddess                           ing your teeth or cracking your knuckles or even     But tell me this, is it all worth it              is served hot. This trait makes it inevi-
          Colleen Boland ‘03 News Girl                         breathing. But it is not these habituals that is     people?                                           table for one to have to blow on the coffee
       Nicole Lemperle ‘03 Op/Ed Savior                        leading us to a location six feet underground.           I say “NO.” Why deal with the repercus-
                                                               No, No, the grim reaper of which I speak is          sions simply for taste and awake. Is it that                        CONTINUED ON PAGE 5
        Alicia Sands ‘05 Photo Princess
     Jonathan Widmark ‘02 A&E Wunderkind
                                                               More Estrogen Than an Episode of “The View”
     SUBMISSION GUIDELINES                                     Shay Fitzpatrick                                         There appears to be an emotional com-         can’t I have felt at any Charter Day what
                                                                                                                    ponent at this ceremony that was perhaps          I sensed the women of William Smith felt

    It is the policy of The Herald as a student-run pub-                  ore girl-get-a-move-on-with-your-         missing from the Hobart counterpart. It           at Moving Up Day?
lication to inform the community of Hobart and William                    life music than a Sandra Bullock          seems so much more casual. This is not                The day that William Smith sets aside
Smith Colleges. In keeping with this policy, the Edito-                   movie called “Hope Floats.”               to say that Charter Day activities, like the      for these moments of recognition is
rial Board wishes to encourage constructive participa-             Yes, it’s William Smith College’s annual         Benjamin Hale dinner, are lacking in sig-         lighthearted and emotional while remain-
tion by any member of the Colleges' community. The             Moving Up Day, a day reserved for the rec-           nificance or sincerity or even lightheart-        ing momentous and dignified. It also
Editorial Board reserves the right to omit, edit or reject     ognition of William Smith women for their            edness. Instead, I am suggesting that a           seems like a lot of fun. I envy those
any material. Deadline for all articles is 5 p.m., Mon-        achievements in academics, the arts, leader-         difference exists for how the men of Ho-          women.
day evening preceding the issue. No exceptions will            ship, community service, and for their com-          bart experience their Charter Day and how             Perhaps I am just a wanker who is
be made without prior consultation with the Editor-in-         mitment to their campus and their commu-             the women of William Smith experience             failing, miserably, at expressing a feel-
Chief. Deadline for all advertising is the Tuesday after-      nity. A procession of William Smith students         their Moving Up Day. But there is more to         ing I felt amongst all those friends on
noon prior to publication.                                     makes its way down from the hill towards the         it.                                               Friday afternoon, but I know that I am
                                                               tent, where I am seated with many other stu-             In the larger picture, this is a comment      not alone in recognizing the difference
    The Herald’s office complex is located in the base-
                                                               dents of the colleges, and families of stu-          on the socialization of men in our culture.       between Hobart’s and William Smith’s
ment of Scandling Center on the campus of Hobart and
                                                               dents.                                               There exists an arbitrary barrier that, I be-     days of recognition.
William Smith Colleges, Geneva, New York 14456. Ad-
                                                                   I am taken by the decorum of this event,         lieve, prevents men from sharing in the sort          I think there is much Hobart could
dress correspondence to Box SF-92.                             which is strikingly different from the brandy-       of communal, supportive spirit that women         learn from William Smith.
    Letters to the Editor are subject to editing for clarity   and-cigars austerity of Charter Day. As the          are almost expected to share (I am sure
and libel by the Editorial Board. Letters may be sub-          ceremony continues, I feel as if I am at             this is old news to most of you). I was
mitted anonymously ONLY after consultation with the
Editor-in-Chief. Letters do not necessarily reflect the
                                                               somebody’s garden wedding instead of a               witness to this distinction in having at-         Psychology’s
                                                               ceremony to honor academic prowess. Mel-             tended both Charter Day exercises and
opinion of the Editorial Board. Suggested length is 400
                                                               issa Roberts gives a speech and the group of         Moving Up Day exercises. At Charter Day,          Current State
                                                               women she is speaking to applaud and laugh           there is an unavoidable emphasis on uni-
                                                               during her address. Two representatives from         formity: the men wear similar-looking sport       CONTINUED FROM PAGE 4
                                                               each class stand at the podium and deliver a         coats and sit patiently as if in Sunday
     It’s All Over...                                          “senior legacy” to the graduating seniors, a
                                                               little something to remember their time at
                                                                                                                    school, whereas at Moving Up Day, there
                                                                                                                    is a greater feel of individuality: there is
                                                                                                                                                                         situation, the chair of the psychology
                                                                                                                                                                      department, President Gearan, or the mem-
                                                               HWS by. Then there occurs this “passing of           simply more color. The differences be-            bers of the Board of Trustees visiting cam-
   Thanks again! -- M.A.R.                                     the laurel”, a time-honored tradition that in-
                                                               cites much laughter and picture-taking.
                                                                                                                    tween the two were striking to me, and left
                                                                                                                    me to ponder an important question: why
                                                                                                                                                                      pus this weekend would love to hear your
4                                                                          The Herald              OPINION/EDITORIAL                    April 26, 2002

Is There Racism On Campus?                                                                                                              The Current State of
%#$*!@ Yeah! And Some Other Things…                                                                                                     HWS Psychology
                                             lived with one of them. Throughout             Adam Sandler.” This lack of under-            Liz Dedrick,                                  sues of gender. Yet by moving Betty’s
    Jennifer Cunningham
                                             my time of living with this person             standing of other cultures is not some-       Kathy Fernandez                               classes from the psychology depart-
                                             things were said to me like “Your hair         thing that’s just reserved for the per-       Katy Stevenson                                ment to the women’s studies program,
                                             looks like pubic hair” (I have curly           son who came up with that comment.                                                          not only are her classes being por-

         here are so many things that I
          want to address because of         hair)… or “Your hair looks like dookie         There have been other people who                                                            trayed as lacking psychological con-
                                                                                                                                                                                        tent, but the elements of feminist psy-

          course I’ve waited ‘til the last   (when it was braided).” Another time           have felt that they’ve received a suffi-           o what does count as psychol
                                             I was told to “go pick some cotton.” I         cient amount of cultural lessons from              ogy here at HWS?! As graduat             chology and the psychology of
minute to write an article. First I’d like
                                             used to tell myself “Oh she’s joking.          media personas and they went out and               ing students of psychology we            women are being eliminated from the
to respond to the article featured in                                                                                                                                                   psych department altogether. So let’s
                                             I’ll just let it slide this time.” To make a   started attacking random people who         would really like to know exactly what
last week’s Herald. The article was en-                                                                                                 we have spent the past four years and           see, belittle and degrade the work of a
titled, “ HWS: It’s Not All Bad” and in      long story short there were too many           looked like “Arabs” after Sept. 11th.
                                                                                                                                        approximately $120,000 doing. After             prominent female feminist professor,
it Ms. Nicole Lemperle challenged ev-        times that this b.s. has occurred. I never     There have been people who if they                                                          remove feminism and the APA ap-
                                                                                                                                        ten years, the psychology department
eryone to use the “few weeks left of         responded because I felt some ridicu-          just learned about the culture that they    seems to have suddenly determined               proved branch of psych of women
this semester to enjoy the school.”          lous debt to her for her helping me out        fear through something other than just      that Professor (tenured, might we add)          from our psychology department, im-
Continuing with “Want a few reasons          before. Do friends make you feel infe-         the media, then maybe they wouldn’t         Betty Bayer’s classes are not psychol-          ply that the women’s studies program
to feel proud of your classmates?            rior to them? This is not the first time       have defaced the doors of Hillel or my      ogy after all. So, if it is in fact true that   is only deserving of classes that are
Check out Moving Up Day this Fri-            that I’ve encountered racist acts. Once,       friend’s Israeli flag with swastikas.       Betty’s classes are not actually psy-           unfit for “real” disciplines . . . how
day.”                                        I was called a “mutt” by one of my             Maybe they meant it to be a joke but        chology then it only seems appropri-            does this situation facilitate gender
                                             residents because of my mixed ances-           it’s NOT FUNNY!                             ate that the colleges offer all the stu-        equality and gender awareness???
    Well I took this challenge and it has                                                                                                                                                   Admittedly, it was ultimately Pro-
                                             try. The other day when I was biking                I understand that sometimes things     dents who have taken these classes
failed me. I have never been so disap-                                                                                                                                                  fessor Bayer’s choice to switch from
                                             home to my cozy off campus home I              take a minute to register or it doesn’t     for the past ten years a substantial re-
pointed in my fellow classmates. Dur-                                                                                                   fund. If they fail to do this, perhaps          the psychology department to
ing the Ceremony, representatives for        was followed by the GPD all the way            hit you until you return your room or                                                       women’s studies. But we have to won-
                                                                                                                                        we could file a class action lawsuit
the classes were called up to share          home. Now what the hell is that? I’m 5         talk to other people who were affected.                                                     der how much of a choice it actually
                                                                                                                                        against the colleges for false advertis-
advice for the underclassmen in the          feet tall!!!! I did have a sweater with a           To the people that ask, “Why does      ing, or for wrongfully misleading us to         was. For the past three semesters, her
“Class Legacies” segment. The two            hoodie on. Hmm... I’m a Black Latina           it always have to be a color thing?” I’ll   believe we would graduate with an               courses mysteriously were not listed
women who spoke for the senior class         5ft. tall on bike with a pink hoodie,          tell you that its because for me it can’t   adept understanding of social psy-              in the registration guidebook. Her lab
decided that it would be funny to read       seems pretty suspicious to me too.             be anything else. This isn’t a tan that     chology.                                        class last fall was denied psychology
off some of the quotes of their quote        During the night of “Take Back the             will go away this isn’t something that          While a cash-back bonus might be            lab space. The psychology depart-
                                             Night” two stupid boys ran past us             people can’t see. Colorblindness is         beneficial to us as we prepare to face          ment has hired someone else to teach
board. When on the topic of “How
                                             and took the carnation that we had             impossible unless you have a medical        the harsh reality of the impoverished           social psychology and an additional
hard it is to find a man.”… The re-                                                                                                                                                     faculty member to teach cultural psy-
                                             placed in front of the door of Geneva          condition. I will continue to be judged     lifestyles of college graduates (who,
sponse was something along the lines                                                                                                    by the way have built up some major             chology (is there really a difference
of “If I was in a 3rd world country (you     Hall. I tried to retrieve the carnation        by it and people will continue to as-
                                                                                                                                        debt here), the idea of receiving a re-         here?). And these are the offenses we
know, without the whole genital muti-        but the door was locked. One of them           sume certain things about me if I                                                           know about. . . So under such condi-
                                                                                                                                        fund is absolutely ridiculous. This idea
lation thing) my marriage would be ar-       that lived in the dorm after reaching          DON’T bring up this issue. It’s always      is so preposterous, not because HWS             tions, would you choose to remain in
ranged and I’d have like 5 kids by the       his room put on the light, immediately         in my face… For example the other day       is so tight-fisted and greedily drools          the psychology department?
time I’m twenty-two.” When I heard           grabbing my attention so I went to the         I went to the café to get something to      at any opportunity to rip us off, but               When we did ask administrators
this “joke” the first thing I thought was    window and told them to “return the            drink. I picked up a Green Tea Sobe         because Professor Bayer, a known and            and Professor Greenspon (head of the
NOT FUNNY! As I looked around I              carnation.” They proceeded to laugh            drink because it is so very yummy and       recognized member of the international          psych department) about Betty’s
became disgusted by the people who           and then one of them did the “Hail             it has cool drawings of lizards on the      psychological community has un-                 switch from PSY to WMST, they were
                                             Hitler” hand motion to me. The other           bottle. Then I read the cap. It said        doubtedly provided us with knowl-               rather tight-lipped due to issues of
were laughing around me. After hear-                                                                                                                                                    confidentiality. Lest there be any con-
                                             women who realized it said nothing             “Stop Lizard Profiling.” Now how am I       edge and intellectual instruction that
ing a speech about “kindness” and                                                                                                                                                       fusion, WE DO UNDERSTAND THE
                                             and did nothing. This goes into how I          supposed to take this? Is this sup-         is essential to our understandings of
“respect from Dean DeMeis, I look up                                                                                                    psychology. Professor Bayer’s social            CONCEPT OF CONFIDENTIALITY!
to see the people who are supposed           think so-called “feminists” in the             posed to be funny? Obviously, it’s talk-                                                    But exactly what is it about this situa-
                                                                                                                                        psychology and psychology of
to be examples laughing. Making light        United States don’t support women              ing about racial profiling. The fact that                                                   tion that needs to be hidden from stu-
                                                                                                                                        women classes have empowered us
of a situation that many women in the        of color because “it’s never a part of         I can’t get a taxi when I go home to        to think critically about the history and       dents considering that these decisions
3rd world do not always have a choice        the agenda.” But, that’s another article       NYC is supposed to be funny because         practices within the field of psychol-          affect our education?! In this elusive
in making. They were also making huge        that I will have to save for another day.      of assumptions that the cab driver has      ogy by encouraging us to examine                evasion of our inquiries, all these talk-
assumptions. For those of us who                  One year a friend of mine, one of         made about me? I’m not drinking from        what counts as psychological knowl-             ing heads did assure us that Betty will
have traveled to a 3rd world country,        his residents wrote, “Chink sucks              them until I get a letter of explanation    edge and what biases lie behind that            remain a valued professor at HWS.
                                             Fuck you” on his door and scratched            and an apology. I understand Ms.            knowledge. Some apparently fear that            Well duh! Talk to any number of stu-
studied any section of the 3rd world
                                             it into the wall next to his door. They        Lemperle that you don’t want to hear        her classes are poisoned by feminism            dents and you’ll undoubtedly find that
intensively or who are from 3rd world                                                                                                                                                   she will always be a valued and loved
                                             thought it would be a nice to touch            another complaint about Saga/               or that her classes negate the informa-
countries (the ones that I spoke with)                                                                                                  tion and knowledge presented within             professor as long as she teaches here.
there was a questioning of “ Why is          then defecate on his door. Our first year      Marriott but they should be more care-
                                                                                                                                        other branches of psychology on this            Regardless of this fact, we feel this is a
this funny?” “My first reaction was          he received racist death threats from a        ful about whom they order their goods                                                       slight to her research, work as a pro-
                                                                                                                                        campus, but this not the case. Rather,
that I was pissed off. After seeing one      guy who later on set off “low intensity        from. While we’re on this topic…. why       she has taught us to reflect critically         fessor, and her personally – not to
of my best friends (who is from a 3rd        explosives outside his door in                 in the world is there SLIM FAST in the      on the material. And isn’t that one of          mention a degradation of the work
world country) leaving Moving                Medbury.” The boy was kicked out               café??!?!?!?? With the number of Eat-       the goals of this very institution – to         we’ve done with her as students!
“Down” Day in tears I was pissed off         “his sophomore year, supposedly                ing Disorder cases on campus why            transform students into sophisticated           Rather than monopolizing her (and
even more. Part of this was because I        joined the Marines then came back his          would they have that? If Marriott sup-      and critical thinkers?                          now our) time with petty and ridicu-
am tired of hearing racial slurs thrown      junior year to be placed in the same           posedly cared about the health of the           Speaking of the goals of this insti-        lous obstacles, this institution should
                                             dorm as my friend.”                            students on campus why would they           tution, we were under the impression            be fully supporting her. Betty repre-
at me from one of the speakers and                                                                                                                                                      sents the type of professor with which
                                                  If I haven’t shared enough of the         put such an unbecoming product such         that HWS is dedicated to examining
from seeing other people trying to fig-                                                                                                                                                 we should strive to fill all of our de-
                                             ignorance let us jump back to Moving           as Slim Fast on its shelves? You have       issues around gender and being “gen-
ure out ways to deal with other igno-                                                                                                   der aware.” I mean think about it, the          partments!
rant people on campus without get-           Down Day. Another comment that was             to care about the mental health of your                                                         We’re certain that if any of our dis-
                                                                                                                                        coordinate system, women’s studies,
ting thrown out. I guess “Moving             brought out by these two women                 customers just as much as the physi-                                                        tressed readers have comments on this
                                                                                                                                        men’s studies, the Fisher Center. . .
Down” Day was the last straw. I’ve           were… “Everything that I need to                                                           The Scissors . . . these colleges have
known these women for 4 years and I          know about Judaism, I learned from                                                         numerous structures dedicated to is-                            CONTINUED ON PAGE 3
                                                                                                           CONTINUED ON PAGE 5
                                                                       The Herald            OPINION/EDITORIAL                 April 26, 2002                                                                        5

The New Diehl                                                                            13 Tips for Surviving Finals Hell
                                             with lines and bumps and keys of co-                                                  ear, that is. Studies show that stu-        you’ll never get out of there awake!
in between sips to cool it; or maybe         caine.                                        Nicole Lemperle
                                                                                                                                   dents who are comfy receive higher              7.) Don’t skip Midnight Break-
take the time to stir it; or add some-           Now I know it may sound a little

                                                                                                    e all need some help get       final grades. (Actually I made that up      fast at Saga. It’s not every day that
thing (cream, milk, an ice cube) to de-      extreme and ridiculous but think about                 ting through finals and        but I’m sure some study somewhere           Mark Gearan serves your pancakes!
crease the temperature. It can take a        it. This will eliminate almost all of the              papers—some of us more         shows that.)                                    8.) Skipped reading a book for
good half of an hour just to finish one      problems of coffee, and its positives       than others, of course. Here’s a little       3.) Keep away from the bed. I           class? Here’s a tip: It’s amazing how
mug.                                         are positively more positive. Blow-         guide to help you survive the last days   repeat, keep away from the bed. It’s a      far you can get by reading the first
     Legend even has it, that once it took   ing cocaine instead of drinking down        of the semester with at least most of     monster I tell you. The theory of “I’ll     and last chapters, believe me! (Note
a virgin drinker a full day to finish one    coffee, will automatically eliminate the    your sanity in tact. I don’t promise      study better if I’m comfortable” is a       to my professors: I, of course, have
grande mug from Starbuck’s. Why              foul breath aspect. It’s obvious, you       results, but I can at least promise you   big fat lie!! I have gotten more naps       never ever done this. I always read
should we take so much time and give         don’t even take it orally, you take it      that you can put off work for a while     out of this little study theory than any-   every single word of the assigned
it to such a small serving, scolding hot     ostrilically. And if you were to put        longer by reading on! (Wow, I am          thing else. The bed is a trap just wait-    reading. Ignore that silly little tip
beverage? And our race does this ev-         some in your mouth, it will not taste       shameless).                               ing for you to innocently sit down.         above!)
eryday without even realizing the time       bad. You’ll just get a little                   1.) Spend a great deal of time        Soon you’ll be reclining, than lying            9.) Chex Mix is definitely brain
they have thrown away, uncon-                numb, but that is not a big deal, espe-     preparing your work area. This is es-     down and then before you can put            food. The same goes for microwave
sciously spiting useful possibilities.       cially in comparison to rank breath.        sential. Make sure your books, phone,     your highlighter down you’re off in         popcorn, Monster cookies, grilled
These petty vices could lead to the          And it will do nothing to your teeth.       caffeine, water, highlighters, tissues,   dreamland. Consider yourself warned!        cheese and Twizzlers.
end of life, but these cannot even be-       You see, you are avoiding yellow inci-      family photographs, multi-colored             4.)     Dunkin Donuts runs count            10.) At 3:00 am something amaz-
gin to explain what I will reveal to you     sors forever. The fact that you may         pens and notebooks are within reach.      as “Study Breaks.” So do phone calls        ing will happen as you are staring at
now. With addition to coffee drink-          get a bloody nose hither and thither is     Make sure each item is neatly placed      to your friend upstairs, IM conversa-       the blinking cursor on your computer
ing, the average person consumes             nothing measured up to that. Which          in an orderly fashion. This is a highly   tions with your roommate, visits to         screen. You become brilliant. Sud-
eight hundred milligrams a day. This         is easier to cope with? Forever or          effective procrastination technique       Danny Wegman and episodes of The            denly pages and pages of intellec-
statistic has been linked in fueling the     rarely.                                     because you will feel as though you       Simpsons. Don’t worry if your study         tual beauty are poring from your fin-
spread of osteoporosis. Also, there              And come on now, it won’t take          are accomplishing something. That is      breaks last longer than the studying.       gertips…. Just remember to read over
has been study of the relationship           one third of the time. You will never       the key to great procrastination meth-        5.) You can never take too              all that deep stuff in the morning.
between Coffee and death. Of nearly          have to sit around wasting valuable         ods—the illusion of productivity.         many “Study Breaks” (just as long as        Sometimes philosophical discus-
one hundred and thirty thousand              time sipping that “bottom of the river          2.) Comfy clothes are the key         you take a few “Work Breaks” in be-         sions about American Pie II or the
Northern California residents there          mud,” thick, steaming coffee. No sir,       to good grades. PJ pants, oversized       tween.)                                     physics represented in Snood loose
is record of forty-five hundred deaths       just lay some out and put it up your        sweatshirts, bed-head and big slip-           6.) Another trap to avoid: The          their luster in the daylight hours.
as a result of coffee. Oh yes, that’s        nose and you are ready to go. Instant       pers are all key. And during finals,      16 chairs pulled together on the third          11.) When the guy next door
right.death. You see it now, don’t you?      ambition, confidence, and social            showering is optional. Until you hear     floor of the library. Nooooo! It’s like     begins blasting Weird Al Yankovich,
     So now you are probably ponder-         prowess.Is my point becoming clear?         the persistent buzzing of flies in your   the poppy field in the Wizard of Oz—        the CD on repeat in his stereo, check
ing and entertaining the thought,            I hope it’s crystal. Now it must be ob-                                                                                           out the Blackwell Room. It is silence
“How do we fix this mortal, genocidal        vious of how this could help our fatal
problem?” Well, I did quit and al-
though I didn’t use this method, I be-
                                             predicament. Cocaine is just better
                                             than coffee, in fact, it should be our
                                                                                         A Farwell Address to Hobart                                                           at its best, a well-kept secret on cam-
                                                                                                                                                                                   12.) When you are stuck star-
lieve it will put our race back on track.    new “cup of Joe.” Our “cup of Yay            Carl “Tex” Morgan                        will understand what I mean when I          ing at a blank Word document that
It will have humans sniffing life and        Yo.”                                                                                  say I have found some of the truest         has to turn into 12 pages before 9:00
not brewing death. I’m sure by now               And a more potent cup indeed.

                                                                                                   nother year comes to an end     friends here at Hobart. I thank each        am feel free to play with new and ex-
you are overwhelmingly anxious to                This is my proposal and I believe it              and we all are awaiting         and every one of my friends, I              citing fonts. A good font is the first
know how, and I apologize for the sus-       is the key to stopping humans from                    summer’s arrival. Each of us    couldn’t have asked for anything            step towards a stellar paper.
pense. I will tell you. We must replace      making a grave mistake. I believe it        has just a few weeks and a few finals     more. I’m not going to say much                 13.) Remember that feeling you
coffee, with something else. A drug          will work, and although it wasn’t the       to go. We look outside and see that       about football because I think it only      get when you hand in your last paper
that has the same positives, but not         way I used, I’ve given it much thought      the snow has finally melted and           pertains to a small audience but I will     or walk out of your last exam. Keep
nearly as many negatives. I propose          and I’m sure that it has to be a better     people are starting to come out of        say that I am glad I got to play col-       your eye on that feeling, it’s worth it.
that we, the human race, substitute          substitute than sex.                        their dorms to play on our beloved        lege football with a damn fine team.
our cups and mugs and pots of coffee                                                     quad.                                     I am grateful that Coach Cragg let
                                                                                             After three years at this school      me play for the Statesmen, it was an
 Is there Racism on Campus?                                                              my time has come to an end. There
                                                                                         are so many things that I wish I could
                                                                                                                                       I’m going to miss this place so
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                                                                                         have done but just ran out of time.
                                             represent us. Because that is how           When I came to Hobart at first I didn’t   about leaving. If you get a chance
cal. If people are obsessed about los-       you’ll serve us (the campus) best.          like it. Actually to be honest, I hated   while you’re here try to take some
ing weight that badly, do you really             If there are any grammar mistakes       it. There was cold and there was          physics and computer science
want to give them the message that           in this article I apologize, just try to    snow. If you know me you know             classes. We have great departments
they could do it with this info-mercial      focus on the message that I am trying       that I’m not a fan of winter. Slowly,     for both and the professors are some
product? Or is it that you’re just feed-     to convey.                                  as time went by, this college started     of the best in the school. I’m going
ing in on insecurities to gain a profit?         If you want to be proud of some-        to grow on me. I started to actually      to miss not being able to go to the
    Before I finish this long-winded ar-     thing that isn’t just for your personal     enjoy being here. I met more people       Holiday because Copperfield’s
ticle I’d also like to add that I cannot     gain then get to know the people of         and that’s when the fun started.          sucks. I can’t forget the Herald, even
be proud of this school until I can say                                                      There were only two things that       though I despised writing for it at
                                             Geneva. Mentor a kid, do some type
                                                                                         kept me at Hobart for this long: foot-    times. The valentines that the girls
that rapists and sexual assaulters are       of community service like Habitat for       ball and my friends. A lot of people      give me each year, getting odder and
given their comeuppances. Victims or         Humanity (as mentioned in the                                                         odder with each one, will be longed
                                                                                         on this campus are full of disdain and
Survivors of rape and assault                Lemperle article), learn something          for some that’s what they want but        for. Take advantage of this school
shouldnot be asked to consider let-          about another culture.                      for me I’d rather have a good time        and do everything you can because
ting their attackers stay on campus be-           I will admit that I have gained        around good people. Guys, stop            before you know it, it will be over.
cause it is their senior year! Oh and I’d    friends at this school who are now a        being asses to women on this cam-             If you are in the New York City
like to congratulate the new diverse         part of my extended family and that is      pus, some of the best women you           area next year and you need some-
selection of representatives for next        something that wouldn’t have hap-           will ever meet will be here. There are    where to crash give me a call. I’ll be
year. If you can’t see through the thick     pened if HWS didn’t exist. Unfortu-         some amazing people that go to this       at Columbia working on getting an-
sarcasm, then I’ll give you a hint…          nately, I cannot take these little school   school and if you just open your eyes     other degree. Fare thee well Hobart.
How about you attend a cultural fes-                                                     and diversify you might just find         Fare thee well William Smith. Fare
                                             events to take pride in the continuing                                                thee well.
                                                                                         them. Once you do find them you
tivity or three on campus sometime?          problems that I have mentioned.
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The Last Waltz: Not Just Any Band, THE BAND!
                                          documented in the recent Dylan al-         once compromised those simple be-          Morrison, Joni Mitchell,
                                          bum, Live 1966. The Band went on           ginnings. “The Band sang and               and Neil Diamond are
Jonathan Widmark                          to participate in Dylan’s Basement         rocked with a singular telepathy in        just a few of the names
A&E Contributor                           Tape sessions of 1967 and toured with      which the multiple strains of Ameri-       of the persons who
                                          him on his 1974 comeback tour. Dur-        can popular expression became one:         came to pay tribute and

     n 1968 a record revolutionized       ing Dylan’s convalescence in 1966 the      an indivisible vocabulary bridging         say goodbye to the
        rock and roll. The record was     Band went into the studio to record        Harlem and Appalachia, Sunday              Band. The results are
        Music From Big Pink and the       their first solo album, Music from Big     prayer and dirty boogie, Sun and           exactly what you would
group was the Band. In an age when        Pink. Following a phenomenal per-          Chess Records, pioneer myth and            expect, absolutely un-
psychedelics dominated music, from        formance                                                        contemporary          paralleled! For the first
the sounds of Jefferson Airplane          at        the                                                   memoir.” The          time since the album’s
right on up to the Rolling Stones, the    Woodstock                                                       Band single-          original release in 1978,
Band offered listeners something dif-     Festival in                                                     h a n d e d l y       the show is available in
ferent, something classic, something      1969 the          The significance of the                       breathed new life     its entirety in a new four-
timeless.                                 Band was                                                        into rock music,      disc box set. Listeners
    The Band was composed of five         on its way
                                                            Band is the purity of their                   adding a refresh-     are treated to over four
musicians so talented that the limit of   straight to       music in an age of                            ing breath of         hours of music and 24
their potential seemed endless.           the top.                                                        originality and       previously unreleased
Robbie Robertson, Levon Helm,                  Music        overpowering sounds and                       unparalleled skill.   tracks, including re-
Garth Hudson, Rick Danko, and Ri-         from Big          psychedelics.                                     The       Last    hearsal tracks and stu-
chard Manual got their start playing      Pink, fol-                                                      Waltz is the name     dio outtakes. This tem-
together with rockabilly great, Ronnie    lowed by                                                        of the Band’s         pered with the upcoming
Hawkins. After a brief solo spell as      their self-                                                     1976 farewell         special edition DVD re-
Levon and the Hawks they got their        titled album                                                    concert, immor-       lease of the film will keep music fans    of an era. Woodstock, Monterey Pop,
big break as Bob Dylan’s band. Par-       have both                                                       talized in Martin     content for quite some time.              Altamont, Newport 65, they all lead
ticipating in Dylan’s tumultuous 1965     become classics. Eric Clapton is           Scorsese’s fantastic film. The Band            Muddy Waters tearing into a ren-      up to the Last Waltz, where one
and 1966 tours served as their bap-       quoted as saying Music from Big            decided to mark their departure from       dition of “Mannish Boy” with Paul         Thanksgiving night in 1976 the pil-
tism into the rock and roll industry.     Pink changed his life. The signifi-        the music industry after 16 years on       Butterfield on harmonica, Eric Clapton    lars of rock and roll came together to
The music Dylan and the Band pro-         cance of the Band is the purity of their   the road together, with one final blow-    in a guitar duel with Robbie Robertson    say goodbye, not only to a band, but
duced during those years was so           music in an age of overpowering            out concert. The concert was held at       on “Further on up the Road,” Van          to an age. As you can imagine, they
scorching that most Dylan critics still   sounds and psychedelics. The Band          Winterland in San Francisco, the same      Morrison kicking “Caravan” into high      did not go quietly into that
claim this to be the apex of his per-     was firmly grounded in the roots of        venue they made their solo debut at        gear, and Bob Dylan getting down          goodnight, they went loud and with
forming career. This period has been      rock and roll music and they never         back in 1968. To mark the occasion         with his old band mates on “Baby Let      the same brilliance and versatility that
                                                                                     they enlisted the help of a few of their   Me Follow You Down” are just a few        had come to epitomize their legacy,
                                                                                     friends, and the results are rock and      in a long list of reasons why this is a   one that remains unrivaled and un-
  ZERO DAYS PARTY                                                                    roll history.
                                                                                         Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Eric
                                                                                                                                moment in the history of music never
                                                                                                                                to be forgotten.
                                                                                                                                                                          conquered. Afterall, they weren’t just
                                                                                                                                                                          any band, they were THE BAND!
                                                                                     Clapton, Muddy Waters, Van                     The Last Waltz truly marks the end
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Sports Schedule
                YEP.. It’s The Last Herald
                                                   Ben Kenna
                                                                                                   *Can’t wait to hear the bells of       look to DEFEND THEIR TITLE be-
                                                   Sports Exhibitionist
                                                                                               the ice cream truck. I don’t care; I’ll    ginning in a couple of months.

H & WS CREW                                                 an anyone believe that the         push an 8 year old out of the way              *Yankee fans. We got No-
May 4-5 NY State                                            year is almost over? It seems      for a Snow Cone. Who wouldn’t?             mahhhhhhhhh. You got Jeter in a
Championships                                               to have gone faster than the           *I had this question on my pro-        dress on Saturday Night Live. What
Whitney Point, NY                                  50 hotdogs that the Glutton Bowl            file, but it didn’t elicit any response;   would you rather?
                                                   champion scarfed down this past             what is the greatest 3rd grade com-            *The game “What Would you
                    HOBART TENNIS 4/26-28          March. If you have managed to sur-          puter game?            Word/Number         Rather” is perhaps the best game of
                                                   vive the April snow flurries, 40 de-        Munchers, Oregon Trail, or Where
                    UCAA Championships             gree temperatures, and the occasional
                                                                                                                                          all time.
                    @St. Lawrence                                                              in the U.S. is Carmen San Diego?               *When will people realize that
                                                   5.1 earthquake, you know that Spring            *Where in the World is Carmen          Keanu Reeves is the greatest actor
WS LACROSSE                                        will soon give way to Summer, a time        San Diego is just too damn hard,           of our generation?
4/26 @Rensselaer 4 PM                              where decadence and shenanigans             hence the U.S.                                 *The NBA’s MVP will be Tim
4/27 @Vassar 2 PM                                  will run rampant and faster than                *Geneva faces I’ll miss this sum-      Duncan. Not Jason Kidd. Duncan
                                                   Hobart College senior Steve Chabot          mer; Gwen, Lottie, both Betty’s,           scored over 2000 points, and
            HWS SAILING 4/27-28                    in this years Great Heron Road Race.        Anna, Ma, Pa, and everyone asso-           grabbed over 1000 rebounds, a feat
            America Trophy @NY Maritime            What I can’t believe is that I soon         ciated with Mark’s and Cam’s (es-          only a seclect few have accom-
                                                   will be a senior in this fine institution   pecially delivery, or around 1-2 in        plished in the history of the NBA.
            Cayuga Open @Cornell                   of higher learning, situated on the         the morning).                              Kidd and his Nets are going to be
                                                   magnificent outskirts of glistening             *Ladies, if you’re on the beach        out in the First Round of the Play-
                      HOBART LACROSSE              Seneca Lake. I hope that you will           this summer, watch out for that guy        offs. I know the MVP is a regular
                      4/27 @Loyola NOON            relish your time at old Hobs and Bill       who got his calf implants docu-            season award, but Dunc gets my
                      5/4 vs. Cornell 1 PM         Smitty, because it goes by pretty           mented on MTV. What a tool.                vote, and a much needed buck from
                                                   dang fast. That being said, I’d like to         *Best show on television. Par-
                      (Last Home Game)             discuss some of the issues that are
                                                                                                                                          my buddy Rob Stewart. Speaking of
                                                                                               don the Interruption. Hands down.          Rob....
                                                   sure to arise in the summer, from               *It’s always fun being the impe-           *Rob Stewart. Thought you
                                                   people, to places, to faces, to predic-     tus of a “Yankees Suck” chant from         wouldn’t be mentioned one more
                                                   tions, as well as some things to avoid,     the Fenway bleachers.                      time in the Herald this year, eh
                                                   or citizens that makes this Sports              *Mowing the lawn can be fun.           buddy? GOTCHA.
                                                   Editor wretch.                              But want to know what’s better?
                                                       *First order of business…the guy        Making a younger sibling do it.               On that note, I shall depart. Be
                                                   on the cell phone, waving like a nut            *The SUPER BOWL CHAM-                  safe and responsible this summer.
                                                   behind home plate when a baseball           PION NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS                  Congratulations to the Seniors, and
                                                   game is being televised. I hate that        (never get tired of saying that) will      best of luck in the real world.....
                                                   guy. If you see him, make sure to
                                                   gun some form of greasy food (pref-
                                                   erably a hot dog drenched in mus-
                                                   tard) at him.
                                                       *I hope this purple and green
                                                   ketchup thing in the café is extinct
                                                   when we return to campus in the fall.
                                                   We’re adults, we don’t need the
                                                   pretty colors on our food. Other wel-
                                                   comed extinctions; cover charges,
                                                   collars up, the Yankees, boy bands,
                                                   crummy sequels, and that Weakest
                                                   Link lady.
                                                       *Is there anything better than a
                                                   cold beer after a long day of work?
                                                       *Boston Celtics vs. Dallas Mav-
                                                   ericks. Paul Pierce and Dirk Nowitski
                                                   will be the best players in the league
                                                   in three years. Dirk is almost there.
                                                   Could possibly be one of the great-
                                                   est websites of all time. Thanks to
                                                   The Sports Guy for the advice.
                                                       *What is the deal with that kid
                                                   from N’Sync going up into space? Is
                                                   NASA really that dumb? Would you
                                                   trust a multi-billion dollar project, and
                                                   the lives of other human beings with
                                                   the guy who came up with “God
                                                   Must Have Spent a Little More Time
                                                   on You?”
             Hobart Lacrosse
           Saturday May 4, 2001
            Vs. Cornell 1 PM
              SPORTS QUOTES                                                                   A MESSAGE TO THE SENIOR ATHLETES
                                                                                                     Be proud of your on-field
“Well, that kind of puts a damper on another Yankees win.” Announcer Phil Rizzuto,
after a news bulletin reporting the death of Pope Paul VI, 1978.                              Hold your heads high, regardless of the
“Being with a woman never hurt no professional baseball player. It’s staving up                 Remember the good times with your
all night looking for a woman that does him in.” Casey Stengel.                                            teammates.
                                                                                                      You played your best.
One of the worst positioning of headlines occurred in the San Jose Mercury News on                You gave everything you had.
the day that former baseball player Dave Dravecky announced that he would have his
arm amputated and the Chicago Bulls won the NBA title: DRAVECKY TO LOSE                              You have a lot to be proud of.

“My favorite umpire is a dead one.” John Joseph ‘Johnny” Evers.                                             Congratulations,
                                                                                                          from all of us here at
According to the Chicago Tribune, the following statistic was given in the press notes                 the Herald Sports Section.
for a Chicago-Oakland game: The Oakland Athletics are 32-0 in games in which they                                        Sports Editor,
have scored more runs than their opponents.                                                                               Ben Kenna

 The Hobart College crew team was edged by Colgate University
 in a dual race with the Raiders and Skidmore College. A sea-                        SPORTS AROUND
 soned Colgate crew topped the Hobart Varsity Eight by less
 than two seconds. The Statesmen return to action when they
 travel to Whitney Point, N.Y., for the New York State Champi-
 onships May 4-5
                                                                                  The William Smith crew team dominated Colgate Univer-
    The William Smith College tennis team hosted its annual                       sity and Skidmore College this past Saturday. The Heron
    tournament this weekend, capturing the B and C Flight                         Varsity Eight pulled out to an early lead and built on it to
    Championships in both singles and doubles play.                               top the second place Thoroughbreds by 19 seconds and
    Brockport, Cortland, Geneseo, Ithaca, St. Lawrence, Union,                    the third place Raiders by 29. The Junior Varsity Eight
    and William Smith competed in the two-day tournament.                         also came out on top, easily winning their second race of
    The Herons closed the season with a team match record of                      the year. The Herons are back in action on May 4-5, at the
                                                                                  New York State Championships in Whitney Point.
    14-3, their best record since 1992.

            The ninth-ranked William Smith College lacrosse team posted a convincing 17-
            11 victory over No. 5 SUNY-Cortland on Senior Day. The Herons got three
            goals and three assists apiece from junior midfielder Amanda Wynn and sopho-
            more attacker Gretchen Lasda to snap the Red Dragons’ 10-game winning steak

                         The Hobart College lacrosse team secured at least a share of its second Patriot League
                         Championship in three seasons with a 17-6 victory over Holy Cross. The Statesmen had 18
                         players record at least one point, including 13 different goal scorers, paced by the career-
                         high four-assist performance of sophomore attackman Geoff Zbikowski.

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