Stories and photos
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Sticks bark with ‘Pieces of Wood’ Gmnd Confusion (with a beautiful
by Lester Larch (#4) into
To herald the arrival of Sticks
the land of Weyerhauser, the band has forest scene cover) and Bulldingblox;
The seeds were planted in Chicago; released their most recent studiocarv- only the recording locationhas
now the saplingrock stars, collectively ing, Pieces of proOa. changed.
known as Sticks, have taken mot in the The album features thesameslash- The band was concluding a nation-
Northwest. t / / l l ing, chopping sounds that have graced wide tour of state parks and forests,
tJ\ which included a stop at Woodstock,
when they landed in the Seattle area.
Totally taken in by the lush green
surroundings of F’reeway Park, the
backwoods boys from Big Bush,
Chicago, decided to changetheir base
of operation and Seattle home soil.
In quest of a Seattle studio, the band
found serious differences between
way of life and the living patterns of
Seattlites. relentlessly behind the crooningM a p
“The Seattle horticultural scene i s l e w d from the opening G m t White
really messedup,”saidBob Alder- Birch to thefinal chords of the instru-
wood, lead singer for the former mental Hocku Hocku.
Chicago band. “I’ve seen more people The album i s not without i t s
abuse twigs in this town than anycity documentaryvalue, as thebandde-
our band has toured through.” scribes their branching out in search
“Pioneer Square i s lined with trees, to
for a place perform live; Stick’s hunt
and Freeway Park is nice, but it’s a ld
e to asmallrestaurantnoungeldis-
drag for myself and the rest of the cohngout on the outskirts f Federal
groupto fight through concrete and Waste, and the title cut of the album:
brick just to get enough sunlight.” Preces of wood,
I n light of the situation, Sticks trans- We searched for the Money
planted themselves to FederalWay Tree
area; eventually recording the .basic 0 We found it on 99, near 2 m h
tracks of Pieces of Wood at Scum-Tac The banddebuted their live stage
Studios under the watchful eye of show to a packed MoneyTree crowd,’
producedgardenerJack Ted Bob Mike which left the building stunnedand
Templeman Flicker Douglas Ezrin. splintered.
The final product, released on Re- While D. Vo mixed merciless hack-
dwoodRecords(the label associated ing with leafy leads, Alderwooden-
with Barbra Streisgravel’s Evergreen twined the The
and Brush’s Trees ) is Sticks at their vocalist’s voice seemed to reach the
leafy finest. tops of the tallest trees while hespun
Highlighting the album are the and twisted from sidetoside,as if
chainsaw riffs of lead axeman James being whipped by a strong .Northwest
D. Vo. H i s hacking, slicingguitar lines wind.
seem to come out of the woodwork on run a
“I twenty miles day in prepara-
cuts. like Queen of Stakes and Re- tion for the concerts,”
negades (Can Bend Your Branches), ewood, in between bitesof a bark bar.
whose lyrics tell a sad and mournful “I don’t want the audience to sawlogs
tale, definitly not for those with weak out there.”
limbs: “I think we’llstay in Physical Waste
Oh momma, I’m in f a r for my for a long time. The trees stay green,
life and there’s plenty. of rain to nourish
and the tong branch of my tme as
our songwriting well ’as our roots,”
Hangman isgoing to use me for Mderwood continued.
gattows As long as Sticks remainin the area,
b a d stick8 gultariat James 0. Vo; his influences Include G d d y 1 and
- and I don’t have very lung Northwest fans w have something
(Leafy) Plant. staff photo by Jim deShutter D. Vo and the rest of Sticks crackle besides driftwood to crackle about.
by Lea Churhall
I of marsh grass scheme reminds me of happier times‘
other throughout his dissertation.
The Lecture Hall, affectionately and cattails for use in gardening. spending the summera small lake in
Bufford 0. Croaker, Professor of known as ToadHallor the Frog Palace “There are many more interesting Lily.”
Dermatology at Ponds University in by HCC students, wasfilled to capacity things to talk about than warts,” Croak- Croaker was generallywell received
Lily, Nebraska, spoke in the Lecture with Nursing, Medical Assistant and er stated raucously. by the audience.
Hall, May 19. Herpatology students, who listened Croaker’s stertorous voice sprang
Croaker, known to his friends as eagerly to Croakerspeak. from one wall to the other as he filled “it was ope of the deepest and most
“Buffo”, originally to lecture onthe Beginning, as originally planned, the LectureHallwith i deep sonorous
meaningful lectures have heard here
of acneand warts on the with thesubject of warts,Croaker booming. in a long time,” stated Tad Poles.
delicate psyche of the college student, moved to the aesthetic value of using “ p i s place has wonderful acoust- “Yeah,” commented an eavesdrop-
instead jumped from one subject to the small decorativeponds in landscaping ics, he commented. “The color ping cynic, “about knee-deep.”
Nudie musical ‘Oh, California’ keptin dark .
to themenpd health of thestudent
by 1. Strain body,” stated I. Disgusting.
By a six to two vote, the Highline “I to
constantly had light matches to
Community College Board Trustees
of make sure that nothing indecent was
were able to keep the Drama Depart- happening on the stage.”
ment’s new nudie musicalOh, CaZifor- Althoughthe first performance of
nia in the dark (althoughthe drama Oh, Culifonia left ‘many of the audi-
department wouldn’t know a loop-hole ence in the dark, the second perform-
i f it hit them in the face for those who ancescheduled for tonight will &
don’t know it, there are only five better if you have 20 dollars to spare.
Thosewhoattendedthe first per- Thanks to the board’s actions, one
formance were dismayed by the fact enterprising student, Rick Reliable,
that the lights in the theatre were not will make a fortune.
turned on during the entire perform- Reliable has ma,naged getto his
ance. Even more disturbed were hands on severalhundred infra-red
members of the cast who, intentionally sniperscopes andi s willing to rent one
or unintentionally, kept bumping into was in prison,” giggled Brucie Daisey: toanyonewho will coughup the 20
Suntan who portrayed Linda.Round- bucks.
each other on the stage. stand. “Roger (who portrayed Gover- “It was just heavenly.”
The performance was constantly The director of the play, Misty Asked where he managed to get his
nor Very Chocolate) was like an hands onthese scopes, he told this
being interupted by giggling or shouts
of “if you bump me one more time, I’m
animal,,.look at the bruises on my tush
where he pinched me. He wasn’t like
Failure, attacked the Boadof Trustees
for their lack of artistic values. reporter “ none of your .......
T ’ going to kick you right in the .....” that in rehearsal.” “The Board obviously has no idea of , Other rnembm of the c ~include
Candy Welfelt as a reformed.aurfer
Several times during the perform- artistic values.
ance, members of the cast fell offthe “X fell off the stage twice because it turned cocktailwaitreus, P e r c y ,Juutice
“According to the sixth or is it the
stageand into thelaps of delighted was BO dark,” complained Denise
I portrayed a reformed 19th Amendment of the Constipation-
as the governor’s propa8anda minis- .
members of the audience. I t was later
reported that one of the cast who fell akinny-dipper. ...
er...I mean the Constitution, we are ter, Owen Money aa the Minister of
M a c , Valn Rhoda a famous
allowed to perform our musical any
and a member of the Board of Tms- .“I into the lap of the game guy way we want to. Those old fogies
fell movie star turned political anarchist c
tees, who was sitting in the front row, each time and because i t was so dark I and RomanPadadadadowsltf aua weird t
denied our constitutional rights.”
were missing. couldn’t seewhat he lookedlike which movie director.
a shame he had nits hands.”
One of the board membersdefended
After the performance,members of their actionlr. Tickets go on rralebehindbuilding41
the cast complained about working
the Not all the p e r l o r m m were unhap “We felt that hrrvinn all tbwe lu- at seven o’clock A brawl L planad * .
.. , .‘%.w s . d@cable,”. .raged. Suzy
Summer Fashion Show Reveals
The first ana summer fashion
show was held Wednesday, May 2,at 3
1:30 p.m. in the elegant Multipurpose
room overlooking the track.
All models were either Highline
College students or faculty members.
They were chosen tobe in the show on
the basis of their audience appeal, "We were trying to capturethat
modeling ability, and immediate av- fresh new look," said Joe Focus, staff
In other words, the photographers
dragged them in or dredged them out
(whatever) and started snapping
photos. But there wasnoexcuse for
such rash behavior.
The small audience seemed enjoyto
the show.I n fact, the room echoed with
uncontrollablelaughter and snicker-
ing throughout it. But no one even
After the show Gary Hassett, one of
the models, complained to the press of
the sexist handling of the show.
"The fashion coordinator, that Ema
Brintz lady, why shehadme pull up my
shorts. She said, 'Show more leg,show
more skin, come on cutie, show'em
what you've got.' I t was so embarras-
sing. I resent being treated as a sex
object, *'said Hassett.
"Everyone else was doing it and I
thought it would cool to parade
around half-naked. Butnow Ifeel like
my body was being used," Hassett Robbie Flash sports the l t s In shorts
replied when asked why he submitted
himself to such degradation. made of carbon paper for the look that
comes back again and again.Yellow bear
Jackand Pete Ofbnheimr (twins) are wearing color
coordinated (with each other) designer ensembles.
Photos by F. Stop
Former OlymDian distance man
DiPPY adds depth to T-bird tracksters
by Brodie Juantorena their careers and Waddleis hoping to
increase! the number nextseason.
Last week’s acquisition of Dale D. Althoueh HCC has only lost two
Dippy by the Highline College track this
other runners year, Bumd Outman
team may give the T-birds the punch and Dyan Alone,Alderwood is con-
they need the 5,000and1 , O meter
in 0O O cerned aboutthe rule and has ordered
events. bullet-proof jerseys.
.Highline’s runners have
been a disappointmentto the school’s “It’s not too cool,” Alderwood
past reputation of dominance in the grimaced trying to act like he cared.
“One of our distance men, J.
To solve this dilemma assistant track Michael Coldsko, has been shot twice
coach Bob Alderwood run down the
has in the legs.H e wasn’t killed, but Ifeel
scouting trail andhas recruited just it’s hurt his performance a bit.”
thz man the T-birds need. The track team is currently prepar-
Dippy, who ran in the 1972 Munich
ing for the Federal Waste Relays Meet
Olympics representing small Euro- to be held June 1,1982.
pean country of New Grand Femwick, Greg Roo will be favored in the 800,
should add maturity and consisten-
l,SOO, 5,0oO,’ 10,OOO and 50 meter hop,
cy the team needs. skip and choke.
“Dippy’s a fine runner,” smirked
Alderwood. “Besides that, he’s a real “ROO should dominate all those
swell guy and a big kick in the locker Dale Dippy running t i d behindteammate Greg Roo inthe 5O O metdm in
hr ,O events as long as he doesn’t screw up
room. He knows more dirty jokes than yesterday’s Tukwila Relays. Dippy took eleventhin the ae
and lose eligibility by passing some
anyone on the team. former, was the victim of the new runners who find it necessary tojump of his classes,” Alderwood cackled.
“Did you hear the about the AACC rule concerning false starts. the gun, stated Waddle. With Roo, Coldsko, Dippy and team-
Scottish long jumper?” queried Alder- “Falsestarts are really a drag, “In thepast,whenthere’sbeen a mate Rudy Goits running well, theT-
wood, (Editor’s note - Delete this especially in the 5O O meters,” whined false start, a judge a gun in the air
,O fires bird harriers will be a teamto reckon
paragraph) AACC inspector Dave Waddle. “It’s to stop the race. Now, he just fires at with.
Dippy will replace Jack Stoolbaker, inexcusable andt really messes up
i our the naughty runner,” giggled Waddle. “NO doubt about it,” Alderwood
whowas killed in the Algona. Invita- time schedule.” “Basically it’s really effective,” the mimicked.“We’rea bunch o f tough
tional May 28. To eliminate this, the AABS Board of -part time mortician chuckled. kick
jocks and we’re going to the cleats
Stoolbaker, HCC’s top 5O O per-
,O Trustees has decidedto terminate This year 73 runners have shortened out of those other ‘teams*!”
T-bird matmen choke Fkeaturmg:
against Gator women
Chokers is the moniker for Grays
Green River Athletic Director Mur- Sparky Plug, former designated
Harbor CC, but the men’s wrestling
ray H. Nelson was slightly distraught bench warmer for the Texas Peons, has
team inherited the name May 23 as the
squad, getting beat badly by thewo- by HCC’s conduct on the ma‘t. become starting shortstop for the new-
ly formed Highline Collegebaseball
men’s team from Green River, strangl- “Wrestling i s supposed to be a non- team.
ed their competition posted a violent, non-conatact sport,”stam- Plug, affectionately . called“The
narrow victory, 54-43. mered Nelson. “I guess it’s getting to Plug” by teammates, brings to the T-
“We went to Green River with the be like basketball, though. It’s some- birdsan outstanding of credentials.
attitude that we’d be easywinners and thing weshoulddiscussatournext The Plug played for the world
have alittle fun besides,” gagged head board meeting.” champion New York Yahoos last year,-
wrestling coach Rugley Woodchuck. The Highline wrestling program has but after the wiley infielder wrote an
“But those girls started thrashingus, been cut no particular reason, other
for exposeonthe history of mushroom
so we foundit necessary to choke them 13 of
than the fact that out the 16 active growth in Baltimore and its suburbs,
to death. I guess it’s cool.” members have been indicted for his career “went to the dogs”.
murder. Considered a hard-shelled player by
“It’s a tragic loss,” HCC Athletic his former teammates, Plug was re-
Director Ric Reliable stated. “We got sponsible for stopping73grounders
our program built up to championship last season, while only committing 263
caliber and then we almost get beat by errors.
a bunchof women. The Plug will join a T-bird squad that
“Basically, I think when those guys i s ready for theupcomingseasonand splrrkVpk(J
get out prison, we’re goinghave to looks to be a championship caliber
start working out more,” Reliable team. burned out, he should really ignite our
subtracted. team.”cackled Erb, a former Peor
“We’re tough and with Sparkyin our himself,
Highline’s next matchs set for Jan.
i infield, we’ll be a major contender,”
31, 1992 against the Lower Columbia saidheadbaseballcoach Homer Erb. Plug is a 1926dropout from Tyel
Red Devils when the T-birds’ top “He’s kind of old, butif he doesn’t get High School
T-bird RW bgerbssr chokes his GMCW wrestler Rog Lagerbeer is estimated to
opponent. receive parole.
Modern technoloav used
Jet packs might set records “But with some training, I feel our Reliable sighed airily. “Notonly i s head affectionately. “The major ad-
by boys a n take whatever mons-
those their initial cost staggering, justment
me W i l l be handling
ters dish out,” he added. you any ideaof the cost of high grade jet pack in flight and praying my
“We be One Of the problem, to
Another according Ric positronium fuel? And the upkeep,” he system W i l l be able to overcome the
strongest cross country teams in the
stated Bob Aldefwood, High- Reliable, Highline athletic director, is whistled, “is obviously CoStl~.’’ amplified gravitational forces.’’
* line C08Ch* On whether ornot therest of the Athletic “We are sacrificing much in order to Navigation poses an extra dilemma
b + POssible
the . r a n t s effectsof using high ‘ped Association of Community alleges - get the jet packs. We are not goingto to the enthusiastic team.
( M C C ) will accept Highline’s use of buy new uniforms and will go to one “You’re over the horizon even
Jet packs are a new dimension the in jet packs, leis meet this -ieason;’
upcornin8 you know where heckthe you’re goini.
sports of cross-country, according to “I anticipate a rather large fight Alderwood added. Those cliffs and mountains can jump
Alderwood. about this, but we do have todo The S and M Budget is tight this year right out at you. It’s scarey,” an
“The jet packs that we are purchas- something to balance out other schools everybody has to‘tighten their
and unidentified enthusiastic team mamb
ing are the new fast acceleration Voit‘ unfair advantages,” Reliable con- belts’, according to Reliable, explain- er said.
. 3MxV Ace Weber models which have a tinued. ing the cross country item cuts. “So far Ihaven’t quite got the knack
cruising speed of 70 umiquats per Reliable would not state which T h e members of the c m 8 country of being able to stay on the courm,”
liquat hour,” said Alderwood. schools he was referring to as having team and their coach have mixed addedColdsko, “1 think that theyll
There are severalproblemswhich an unfair advantage. feelings about the new innovation in have to use better marking8 on the
the HCC cross country team may “It seems anything unique and long distance running. coume, M) we can see where to go when
encounter. slightly unorthodox is frowned upon “To say that training for cm88 coun- we’re cruisingat 400 feet.”
“Well,there is a slightamount of by the AACC,” he sighed morosely. try will be different i s an understate- Alderwood has suggested that the
acceleration on take-off whichcould “1 don’t want to get involved,” stated ment,”Alderwoodyawned. “I’m not cour8cs be marked with distinguish-
be detrimental to thehealth of our an official of the AACC on whether or sure exactly how well i t will all work able red flags in order for the runnera
boys,” explained Alderwood. “I’d say not jet packs would be allowed. out.” to we the course.
around 250g acceleration.,I mean, gee, Still another problemwith jet packs ‘‘1 presume that we’ll be doing a lot “But,” commented Alderwood, there
these babies makea Saturn V booster is their obvious cost. le86runningthan in the past,”analyzcd usually is a problem about runner8
look like a firecracker. ., “Jetpacks obviouslycost a lot,” J. Michael Coldsko, scratching his mnLonprrg,11
AA’aareernent an aDDR
H 8 C,
by Deja Vu The directions include Buildingfour the signing over of one’s first-bornson.
(the College of Fine and Performing ’ The HCC AA could possibly be
The newly acquired Associate of Arts), Building 17 (the College of approved by the ICRC and fits within
Arts degree has met some stiff opposi- Mathematics), Buildings and 22 (the
21 the S&M budget, to
tion at Highline Community College, Colleges of Miacellany), and Building HCSU.
according to Lionel Treanor, HCC eight (the College of F o and Foos-
od The proposal to change from com-
counselor. ball). munity to
college university came
Potential tactics include the modifi- “The switch to a four-year college is about much more swiftly than the final
cation of HCC to a four-year institu- seenas a positivestep in the right AA degree. Only three faculty memb-
tion. direction,” stated Cheryl Robots, ers expired before the change became
“The changeover’to the four year . HCSU president. “We tookgreat deal
curriculum would negate theneed for of time weighing the possible effects The fast movementof the proposed
a two-year program like the AA de- AA
of both the new degree and the new change can be largely attributed to the
gree, thus ending the past controversy university’system and, after extensive recent binding and gagging the HCC
on the subject,” stated Treanor. use of a two-man research team, found Faculty Senate. The action i s rumored
“We fotsee no probleminthe switch.. the latter to be more in keeping with to be part of the S & M Budgetfes-
Several frat and sorority houses are thepolicies and philosophies of the tivities.
slated to moved into Delrose Manor students of Highline College.” ‘‘ Mmf,” stated Bruce Roberts, chair-
next month, with a few hundred rich “It’s the best proposal I’ve heard,” man of the Faculty Senate. “mmmff
college students ready to inhabit the said Bruce Cravenstein, student progz rrnoonnff nn eemmm....” he continued.
a area at a moment’s notice,” he @d.
Included in the deal were 8 number
of cars to parked at bizarre angles
The AA degree at the core of the
dispute was passed into being during U o W Treanor “You’ve 8 8 ~nothing
like thir “b.”
“Ithink Bruce’s statement pretty
well sums upthenewsystem,”said
Treanor. “It’s about as succinct as we
and cases of low grade liquor to get the first fourmonths of 1979 after can hope to be.”
students “into the swing” of college considerable interplay between the to total 50 credits. Ironically, math The HCSU council, Student Affairs
life. HCSU, Student Affairs ,Instructional proficiency is amajorpoint in the Council, and theInstructionalCouncil
Maps have been mimeographed for councils and theFaculty Senate. degree. will meetnextweektodiscussthe
the benefit of studentsandteacher Requirements for obtainment of the The AA also calls for additional questionable transferability o f UW
alike to make the transition smooth degree include a 15/15/15 coursedis- credits of Writing 101, PE 100, a 2.0 ‘
students to Highline University, or
as possible. tribu tion with the distributed courses GPA, a two year house mortgage and HiU.
Volum 1, Number 2
Hlghlim Communfty Cw Midway, Washington
ol June 1; 1979
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Arts and Entertainment.. . . . . . .
.and slashes budget
S&M committee .-scrapes
by Nasty L Slacker , the
appreciate opportunities to be
beaten and thrashed.
‘‘Bondage ’79” was the theme this
for ‘ T m sure everyone would be inter-
D year’s S.. and M budget committee
meetings at Highline College.
ested in thistype of involvement,”
Robots added hastily.
The festivities were held in the
Student Dungeon. In attendence were The Faculty Sadists are alsodoing ...
representitives o f all four H C C their share of making existence at
masochistic councils, Highline one of the mostinvigorating-
Resulting from the five special beat- l y masochistic experiences in the
ings, urn, er, meetingsi s an increased Puget Sound area.
budget to accomodate the ever in- “The Faculty Sadists are wonderful;
creasing population of S8r“oriented eversincetheybroughtupthe AA
students on campus. proposal, I’ve been able to write my-
“Black silk and fishnet Stockings are self into a virtual state of oblivion,”
definitely in this year; thanksto an said Melodie Steiger, Thundergag as- .
increased budget, Highline will have sociate news editor and obvious
more than share of kinky material,” masochist. “I’m shattered!’.’
said Bruce Hackintosh, a member of I n addition to thesupply of S&M
the HCC destructional council. oriented equipment, campus activities
“We’veopted for ropeinstead o f ---a -
for next year will cater to the sick-
out by the HCSU council for UIO by Highlirb Colb#e d d & ue
chains in o r studentbondage prog m n minded student.
ram,” Hackintosh continued. “The exclurrivety. ae
c d the studonta oc) campus nothing and am g o d for the sm.
o “The Lecture Hall will be sunk 20
chains were more expensive and har- sudden depletion of the whip supply,” baseballbats;they’re in thatblack feet into the ground, filled with slime
der to use; we’llkeepthe rue@ ones for Hacmt-b bludgeoned. u don3 know ‘. , fishnet bag in the very dark closet,”
I and SbM equipment, and opened the to
special occasions, though.” where they went to; tt sure beats me? HCSU council president Cheryl Robots public,” Hackintosh stated. “We
Despite the fine work done by the The HCSU student council is also said. should really rack in the business.
S%M committee, problems still do perplexed by the suddendisappear- The student council plans to satisfy “In keeping with Highline’s reputa-
exist for campus masochists. A shor- ance of campus whips,but are coming their masochistic desires summerthis tion as a landmark of sadism, registra-
tage of whips has several sadistic up with alternative routeg for those by repeatedly playiw softball against tion procedures will remain the same,
people worried. wishing extreme pain. the Tbondcrgrrg staff. l
as w the tradition of crawling across
“whip6 h v c always been uur i
tn, + “ u whips are gone, but we have a
Or <.‘We may be stretching things too Highway 99 to reach the Midway
M) I don’t no if we can handle the fantastic supply of trundgeons and far,” Robots said, “but we greatly Dungeln,” Hackintosh concluded.
b Faculty leaves of absence cause many vacanicies The history of the development of researchtopic,“the detrimental ef-
such taste stimulant8 ia a faacinating fects of acoustics on humanpsyche
A substantial majority of faculty Study,Say8 Weeks. and the potential benefitsof its elimi-
membra have requested.leaves of 44
,’*he said, nation.
abdence, according to Dr. Filbert Engineering instructor Allen.
Said Quiet of her researchlewe, ‘‘
McNearly, HCC dean of instruction, Wrench ha8 requeat_ed a leave in order
The resoomsfor the requestedIeaves to resume work on his experimental
are m diverse as the instructom and
administrators who have requested
automoMle which gets 400 miles per ,”she added.
Iiquathour and acbieva8 up to 40 Alsa applyingfor absence leavesare
them, said McNearly. m.p.h. downhill with a minimal
Dr.Brodis0’ Weeku, Scottiahhi~tory amount of leg motion activity.
instructors Olaf Uncry, drama, frtm
imtructor, fequerted his leave inorder (4 Jim Steele, phyaical education, Johnny
to ba able to succemfuly .#ample Spacial, astrometaphysiologist,
e%odccuisines MdvS only toscotland,
a glazed look Robert Alderwood, part-time band
fadin#over hic eye8 ashe held the member, Sam 0’ Rie, pedaeologist,,
thistle rulndwichea and Scott’r por- flywheel hedescribedinview.
ridge. Swan Lager, Australian wildlife
’* specialist, Andy Ratlcr, tough guy and
rodent specialist, and Bruno Knuck-
Wrench is 8till in the procass of lebuster,foosball coach, amongothers.
developinga comfortable sot of psdrrf8 The total number o f . faculty and
for reduced foot fatigue during long administrative personnel applying for
dbtance travel. absence leave8 i8 undetermined
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The release of deadly photochemical of fashion merchahur;ung.I t ’ s a jungle
reatens all life
acetate or some other cellulose solu- of
the lengthening the slit up the side.
dust containing the unstable radioac- out there and now because of a that l tionthrough very small holes and The addition of a small rose tatoo on
tive isotope Np-239 into the atmos- gunk out them floating around I’m solidifying it in the form of filaments. the left thish is the smart girl’s corn-
phere has caused some amount of becoming a laughing stock! i
The end products a syntheticmaterial promhe to fashion.
concern to Agnes Twimp, head of ‘‘I’m not sure I want to be involved capable of holding more brilliant dyes “A pair of adorable clunky-heel&
Highline’s fashion merchandizing with that type of a situation,” she said with reduced bleedover than is poss- b m p toe .clogs completes the picture
programs. The dust hasthe capability uncertainly. ible using more readily available or- of stylishness this summer,” Twimp
of obliterating a life on this planet. Twimp, who has been with the col- ganic fabrics. observed.
“Oh, this just spoils everything!” lege since t97S, has been influential in “The diversification of colors avail-
Twimp exclaimed while inspecting a the introductionof synthetic fabrics as of
able through the use such inorganic Also “in” this season are satin boxer
new rayon-polyester pastel print fabr- aviable alternative to the orthodox fabrics has opened up.a new dimensionshorts over a tight-weave torso suit.
ic. The print is imported underthe cotton or wool vogue, in summerfashionmerchandizing,” White Adidas and dainty toe stock-
trademark Moron by Qron’s of Lon- “Aside from basically being much said ”wimp. ings are a-must to the chic chick, says
don this season. more difficult to launder and care for, “This season we arc featuring the Twimp.
“Just look at this lovely print, just synthetic fabrics offer an entirely new butterfly plunge neckline print blouse “1 feel very positive about this
perfect for our new line of summer facet of fabric engineering. The poten- introduced by Marcel’s of Paris this - summefs fashions,” said Twimp. “The
fashions. With all that awful dust inthe tials for uniqueand colorful prints year. A waist sash completes the addition of the photochemical dust
air, what’s a girl to do?” W i m p utilizing rayon,polyester and other portrayal of femininity by adding addi- filters, which obscure theentire facial
explained tearfully. man-made blends are boundless,” tional emphasis on stylishwoman’s
the area, to prevent loss of life could prove
“I’ve worked a good portion of my Twimp cooed. waistline,” she said. to be an innovative problem for the
life tobecome respectable
a con- Rayon and other synthetic fabrics “The wraparound skirt i s back h l al body-conscious fashion expert to tack-
tributor to the rough-and-ready world are produced by pressingcellulose its provocative glory, heightened by le,” she added.
Casino gambling welcomed by students, faculQ
amusement o f the public as well as Cr .
staff photo by 0- Veroper When asked whetheralcholic bever-
students and faculty’members. its approval of theproposal to both funds to meet requests
the of all ageswould be allowed in thecasino
Cheryl Robots, president of the state and campus officials,” she said. programs.” area, Gravensteinexpressed shock.
Highline CollegeStudent Union was “We have been struggling to balance Gravenstein concurred that the in- “Certainly not!” he replied.“That
,overjoyed atthe news. the S & M budget, which faces adeficit creased revenue would be a boonto wouldnot be in keeping with an
T h e HCSU has formally expressed of $48,000. Now there will be sufficient collegefinances.“We were in a posi-academicatmosphere.”
. security ‘pedal power’ eases energy crunch
by Hi Wheeler paint,includingscarlet lip balm in ing for the new transpo’rtation mode; portation vehicles with the outdated,
The HCC Campus Security i s cur-
generous portions over the mouth to
prevent chapping, in theevent of a
Reliable and Badgely . grease encrusted patrol car, Badgely
commented, “Theadvances modern
rently in the process of substituting tumble. “The price of one moderately new, technology has made over the primi-
modernized, energy-efficient vehicles at
fully equipped prlcar could buy 18 tive internal combustion enginein the
in place of the outmoded standard I n response toa need diversified
for multi-purpose ‘unies,’ four high- torm of pedal machines i s the greatest
patrol car, according to Herman transportation needs, the college has mileage Schwinns and a couple of advancement in transportationsince
Babgely, head of Security. . also purchased eight Schwinn three- sporty Stingrays or Motocross bikes,” the wheel.
. “Theincorporation of unicyclesand speed tandem bicycles, said Rick Reli- Reliable figured. “When you think of how far modern
other such energy conscious vehicles able, director in charge of campus “At current gasoline prices, the cost man has come thesince last one
into standard campuspatrol vehicles i s purchases. of a full tank could purchase double hundred years, advancements
a unique and innovative concept we “No officer ought to out patrolling
be that,” he added. made, it staggers the mind,” Badgely
have come with,” said Badgely. “We alone at night,” Badgely said. “We feel In comparing the new line of trans- scratched his head dazedly.
shoulda done this years ago.” this is an adequate solutionto this
. Aside from beingbasically fuel effi-
cient, the new transportation mode
allows the patrolling officer 360 de-
New courses excite interest
gree peripheral vision and, in the case
of the new line of A-L VI11 high by Sue Sayre ,
. ed an interest in Mumbley-Peg. They
performance unicycles, a turning seem to feel beginning, intermediate
Several new classes will be offered andadvancedclassescould be com-
radius of a scant 18 centimeters. in Fall Quarter, .Pilbert Mc Nearly,
“When you are dealing with the law bined successfully.
Dean of Instruction, has announced. “Hawever, we have not reached a
those figures can really count,” Badge-
l y noted. Journalism students will now have decision as yet. We must first have a
An added plus tothe new method of an opportunity to study, “Pornog- more accurate idea of the number of
partrolman transportation is the op- raphy: The Writing and Editing of students actually interested,” M c
tional Omnivision extender
seat at- Sexually Explicit Misinformation.’’ Nearly said.
tachment,whichcan raise the pilot ‘‘Wine-Making at Home” is the new
“We are titillated at the prospect,” offering in the Home Economics de-
seat on any standard unicycle up to 22 Bessie Stringlow, Journalism instruc-
feet the air, allowing superior er
partment. “Students will l a the n
tor, stated. “The majority of students technique of producing a crystal clear
surveillance conditions, according to in all my . classes are planning to
Badgely. beverage, without getting purple
register for Porno 101. We may have to feet,” Kitty Brocker, instructor, pro-
heckuva“We time gettingour use the Lecture Hall in order to seat
t boys in blue up therebut once they’re mised.
everyone enrolled. The practical side of office life will
up, it’s like a Crow’s nestor something
on that thing,” Badgely observed casu- “Field trips are planned to the Ues be explored in “The Extended Coffee
ally. Moines theatre, Kozy Kitty and poss- Break” seminars. Businessstudents
The three-speed gear box allows for ibly the HCSU office. Married stu- will havetheopportunity for actuyll
To protect a patrolling officer from greater maneuverablity on campus dents will be required to bring notea of practice in prolonging.coffee breakrr,
the height of the Omnivision seat, walkways and hills,Reliableremarked permissionfrom their spouses in order until they reach the goal of makingthe
Campus Security has initiated designs animatedly. “Also, aparasol fixture to participateinthe field trips,” String- break lastthree hours and30 minutes
for a high altitude crash suit. suit which has been proposed would allow low concluded. . and the work period ten minutes in
i s made of an a y gaily-colored flan- the officers greater protection from
nel material, with several large, furry the elements,” headded excitedly. Co-edAwareness andAdvanced l %a e looking forward to m inter-
buttons down the front for easy Frisbee Throwing have bean added to esting y.ear in 1979-80, M c Nearly said.
removal. Recent oil lrhortages have provkd to thePhysicalEducation program be- lbe
“Many of them courses w offered
A large peakedhat would protect the be a key factor in bringing the pedal cause of popularstudent demand, at HighlineCommunity Callbge for the
hr w * A,-f &‘
. fficer, which would be power potentialto light, but the advan- ‘“any H.0,T.A. (Hellovalot Older first time inthe state, mme for the first
these babies malt: Y h+d reflective tages have proved to be poritive back- Than Average) student8 have express- time at any college in the nation.”
look like a firecracker.
June 1.1979 Thund.mard - 9 .
Nordal’s background, talent aids HCC students
by Lon Fox Nor-
;‘Tor the entertainer, his personality important than having a degree,
Marius Nordal, a well known jazz is his success,’’ Nordal emphasized. dal stated.
composer, has channeled his talents
“If the person has i n t e d z e d the
Nordal pointedoutthatthe really music, to make it a part of himeti’; if he
and philosophies into teaching music serious musicians, who are good but .redly has a feel for the music, then his
students at Highline Community can’t find outlets, usually drop out and credibility as a teacher is better.”
College. play part-time;whilethe musicians His teaching has not kept Nordal
Nordal’s interest lies in thepiano, who are not so good but who like to rrom performing. He is in a quartet
which he hasbeen playingsince he was entertain play for years. composed of himself on the piano, a
10. Considering his early start, he feels “Many of these musicians young are saxophone player, a bass player, and a
that stories of child geniuses are people, who don’t mind the late hours drummer who have played in such
nothing but myths. and the general lifestyle,” Nordalsaid. places as the Doubletree Inn and the
“Generally, a person gets better “But I think i t is undignified to see Windjammer. Theyare allprofession-
during high school, thengraduates, someone who is older (whatever that al people, who are involved in the
keeps improving for about four more means)competevisually or profes- quartet part-time.
years, and then he usually coasts the sionally with theyoungerentertain- Nordal enjoys composing and is at
rest of the way,” Nordal explained. ers,,’ he added. the moment working with the Dallas
Jazz and classical music have been The combination of visual effects’ Symphony an on interesting goal:
thetypes of music that Nordal has blending jazzwith symphony music.
and charisma i s the formula for real “I want to combine jazz, American
concentratedon and composed during talent, a!though Nordal feels that there
his career, using the piano his way to
as streetmusic, with the more serious
are a Lot o f good singers and musicians classical music of the symphony. It’s
“get into the music.” who simply don’t want to perform.
“The piano has been the real. been tried many times,and it has
N o r a also acknowledges a differ- usually failed,” he stated.
motivating force in regard to the ence between singers and musicians,
composing and the publishing of my Nordal i s also well known for public
mostly in experience. jazz clinicshehas held all over the
work,” Nordal said.
“In jazz, it i s hard to rind people who country.
Before coming to Highline, Nordal Marius NorQl
his degree from have
play well and charisma. But At Highline, he holds classes on the
people: the pkrformer and the enter- singers don’t have to perfect a techni- History of Jazz, piano instruction, and
North Texas State University in Dal- tainer. quesincethey ‘practice’ in front of Survey o f Music.
best school in the people all the time.But there’s a lot of
country, he says. He has performed with suchrnusi- Nordal views musical show business
cians as the Supremes, RichardHarris,, cross-over;” he said. as “essentially, alot of nonsense.”
While at the University in 1970-72, he Sonny and Cher, John Davidson, “The reason I can say that and feel
recorded several pieces of musicon For many of those reasons, he found
Gladys Knight the P sand Peggy
and good about it is because I feel some-
albums put outonce ayear by the Lee.When not performing,he was the music business “too crazy” and so
came to HCC in 1973 to teach. whatdetached. I’ve grown,because
school. As a result these recordings,
of recording jinglesand commercials. I’ve wanted to,*’ Nordal concluded.
he was voted Best New Writer by Basically, the business is dealt witb . “Ifortunately had smooth transi-
Downbcat magazine in 1973. as entertainment, notas music. In the tions, from my education, to perform-
I n regard to his experience in the case of the performer, he has to ing, to teaching,’’ Nordal said.
music business,Nordal found that it ij:
divided up into two categories of
present quality because his success
not based onhis personality.
is The experience of the teacherin the
“lifestyle” of his field of music i s more SALON
Teacher’s initiative cont. Hofmann chosen ITALIA
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people to sigi
that owning firearms was a constitu- Initiative 363, Larsen said. NEH reviewer Get Ready
tional right. While through the initia- I f it does make it onto the ballot,
we’ll try to acquaint people with the Ellen Hofmann, Humanities instruc-
tive Gottlieb was attempting tostop
.- one groupofstateemployees from bad parts of the initiative. We have tor, been
has chosen one
as of the
support from anybody in unions, he national grant reviewers for the Na-
taking any typeo f strike action which
Larsen maintains i s a right. said.
The secretary of state must receive
tional Endowment for the Humanities
field. She will be evaluating proposals Summer
“If a otherstateemployeescan
l 123,711 signatures byJuly 6 i f the from throughout the nation in . . .with a hairstyle that’s
strike, why can’t teachers?” he ques- measure is to be placedon the ballot, Washington D.C. next week. free-looking and easy
tioned.”In my opinion, he’s bigot. He
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Juno 1,1979 Thund.mord 11
Shortages and fuel for thought
Wd the progressloJ, of tlme and bhe in*
cIIR6sed ~oynp~itwltles bur i h s and bur tedr-
m i w kwnlw m m m n many of us t
tJllnkback to a time Wen thlngs w m better. Or
were my? How qulckly things seem to change when
The gas lim that have bsen replonslble Ibr someone else employs ~esamtypeufmethod
everything f m inumvenlmae to violence w e to Increase the value 01 thelr pmdua, especially
mn'tanyshorterin lm. 7 m people were
7 when one considers 1 act that themal estate
scmam/ngatmt me oufragousprim of gasoline pri- have never 1 bveled offi as did the
at S cents a gallon, gas p r i m after 19B.
How much wuld some of us give now to be The primary reas thatpeople am much
abie to pay that wtmgous prlce for the gas we mom aware ofthe situation and not real
are putting into our tanks at over 80 cents a estate is the fact tha ?sis something that we
gallon today 3 alwayshaveaneea ;andconsequentiywe
Oneofthemostunfortunatecircumstances are made more awar f it every timewe ttf to
surmunding the current gas shortage is that
(3) obtain fuel.
the parties that are k i n g blamed are the ones But understanding rituation doesn't always
we see, not the/ ones rttsponsible. make it any easier teal with, sometimes it
Service station owners and attendants are just makes it even mor lifficult. In most cases
as much vlctims of the game as the rest of us. understandlng a pml 3 that you are unable to
7ney can't sell what they don't have. And the do anything a b u t se E' only tu frustrate you.
game has been givennew
a twist withthe And when there ar gRat number of people
government playing with aiiwtlons. In the same sltuatio, only makes them mad-
But even the oII mmpmles that are wntml- der andless underst; ng. The recent situation
ling the oil and pipelines aren'tdoing in California is mon an example than many
anything that'w wuldn? do If we w r e in their service statlonomel 3m to think about. Fortunately, the situation in the area atvund gasollne, but just to the norfb of us there seems
same situatlon. . . Peopie waltlng In c lines for over two hours, us has not yet reac&d the point where people to be no indication ofa gas shortage.
It seems hlghiy unlikely that any us muid
of pregnant women b e l wsaulted tior thetr posf- are afraid to take a place in a fuel Nor are
line. mere are no gas -lines, prices at some sta-
r sell something fior lem If we wuld wait for a
shoH prlod of tlme andsell it for a higher
tion in line,g s
c Man& belngshot for
gas !imit, ail indicate
lines that boast an hour and a half Walt com-
monplace in the Pacific Northwest, but if hu-
tions were evenunder 18y) centb a gallon fir
regular g0s. 777ere are aim no lines, no waithg --
price. - how mtlonai indlvic 9 canbein a shoHage man nature is anyIndication,theworstmayyet * and no complaints about anytype of gallon per
Many people have been dolngfor years with
It sltuati&. be before us, customer limit. Wnich Is grvat; if you live in
real estate. Drivlng the price up to the paint that Yet these same p 'e are usually the ones m a t is even more interesting is the fact that Monroe
it doesn't seem likely that any us In thls area
of who are most s e m i ! to the biatant violence the shortage seems to oniy a f k t certain reg- - But @r now, the gas situation is something
will ever own thehouses we may eventually that often abounds i arious segments of our -
ions. The Seattie Tacoma area has been harrd thathasbecomea part ofourlivesandyet
declde to putzham. soctety. to the
pressedmeet Increased demand for another item to deal with.
St0 by John Miller
P c s by Brian Morris
P u a M to tho Ilmk
Strong performances highlight ‘Dear World’
by John Miller cast seeming to have difficulty enun- tended to be slow in some places but times movedrhythmically and at‘oth-
ciating during thechorus segmentsof not excessivelyso and strong portray- resembled spastic contortions.
I n one of the finest series of per- the show. als by individual cast members made The emphasis of the song was on the
formances this year, the cast of Dear “One of the reasons that the opening these segments even less noticeable. difference of the garbage created by
World entertained substantial crowds show went slowly was the fact that a There were mury outstanding 18. normal caring people and the emotion-
at the Highline College Little Theatie majority of the cast workedaroundthe pects that made tbtmasicalwell worth less unfeeling individuals portrayed
with an excellent combination sing
of clock, almost to the the show went attending, one of the most noteable
time by the President, Lawyer and Prospec-
ing, dancing and acting.
The performances started slowly on
on, constructing the set,” stated cast e
b gthe music is l.
ni t ef tor in Just A Little Bit Mom .
member PatFrawely. The orchestra, which included ten Walsh’schoreography was more
opening night with the majority of the The performances that followed various instruments centered around than effective enoughtomake this
pianistlorganist Greg Short, provided point clear to the audience,and its
an atmospherethat effectively built quality was obviously appreciated,
the m o d for different scenes. judging from theenthusiastic resp-
The musical itself was highlighted onse it received from the viewers.
by excellent performances by many of The only consistently weak part of a
the principal characters. Two of the strong series of performanceswas the
cast members who consistently turned underlying romance between Denise
in strong showings were Connie Dent Elder who portrayed NIM, a waitress
(Aurelia, The Madwoman of Chaillot) at the Cafe Franch, and Christopher
and Tim Siciliano (The msident). Donley who represented Julien, a
Dear World, which centers around former aid to the President.
the attempts of tbe patrons of the Both people appeared to be some-
Cafe kancis to stop greedy industrial- what uncomfortable with the charac-
ists froai turningParis into a city of oil terstheywereplaying, and Elder’s
demiclts, benefited greatly from the performance suffered from a lack of
portrayals of Dent and Siciliano as in
gestures most noteablely I’ve Never
opposing forces representing happi- Said I Love You.
ness and cor ruptioa. Donley and Elder did, however, both
Dent exhibited a professional pre- give excellent accounts of themselves
sence that from her first’appearance in the quality of the various vocal
was intensified with each numbershe numbers they performed.
sang. Her character had manysubtle Strong performances were turn- also
points and inferrences about life that ed in by many of the supporting cast
were well represented in the show. members, most noticeably Eric Tyler
Tim Siciliano was just as effective in and Cynthia Combs.
theopposite side of thespectrum. Tyler, who played a waiter at the
Siciliano exemplified the personifica- Cafe Francis, added.g?eatly to the
tion of corporate evils and insensitivi- presentation with both his voice and
ty to the point that he received occa- his ability to add to the central flow of
sional boos with hisapplause at the various scenes.
curtain call. The performanceof Cynthia Combs
I n addition to excellent individual in the play as a deaf mute i s especially
performances the choreography for enjoyable due toher doing the part in
the showwasalso well done,and a mime.
consistent source of well received en- Combs has been involved in mime
tertainment. for the past four years and her per-
The first choreographed numberin formance in B u r World reflected the
act onewasdone by Stacy Buroker, many mood changes,using only facial
Siciliano and featured Jim Rogers as expression and hand gestures.
TheProspector,Gerald Duff asthe of
“A wide range people, all of which
President’sLawyer and Siciliano theas being so involved in all the different
President. aspects of the show,really helped give
The piece was titled Just A Little Bit a lot o f us a feel for the whole
More andwas a humorous bit which presentation,” said Tyler.
convinced the audience that the And that feeling has been more than
characters.performing it were indeed evident in the excellent entertainment
overcome with greed. qualities exhibitedin the presentation
Having the greatest impact on the of Dear World.
spectators, however,was the song
choreographed by Stephanie Walsh
titled Pretty Garbage- Ugly Garbage.
It featured Les Paul Kniskernas The
Sewerman, along with the patrons of
Cindy-Lee Franklin, Connie bent and Loti Fowler who portray8doiabrlelle, Aumlia the Cafe Francisin a flow that was at
and Constance, three of the Madwomen of Paris in ths HCC production at ‘Dear
Summer Theatre and Conservatory ~nnrst year
1 0 I. m
Douglass will be conductingaudi-
by K.J. Harmeling tioning workshops that will simulate
The season for the Highline College actual auditions.
Summer Theatre and Conservatory “The idea i s to teach them to concen-
began May 10 and will run through trate on what they are doing rather
July 28. than on themselves,” said Douglass.
During this a
time, company of “1’11 be theauditioneer,andgive
professionalac- them the do’s, don’ts and deadlies of
tors-in-residence and community auditioning,” she added.
members will produce two plays, Noel In addition to the two productions,
Coward’s Hay Fever’ and Shakes- l
’the conservatory w &fer daily clas-
peare’s A Midsummer’s Night Dreum. ses in acting, scene design, costuming,
The professional actors-in-resi- management, lighting and all other
dence were cast by audition from the aspects of producing which complete
large community of professionalac- the theatre experience.
tors living and working in the Seattle Anyone 1s years of age or older with
area. a serious interest in learning about
Chosen as the actors-in-residence professional summer theatre may re-
were Dennis Percy, Inga Douglass, gister for the conservatory.
William Wilter, and FAward Baran. Open enrollment for the conservat-
i These actors will play leading roles ory began onMay 10 and will continue
t in the Summer “bestre, teach classes through June IS.
in their area8 of expertise, and offer Company call will be at 10a.m. seven
other programs to the college and days a week, with rotationand holidays
community daring tboir rebidencm. , arranged eachweek. Special arrange-
Two of these actors, Dennis Percy ments can bqmads far each company
andfnga Douglass, are presently in member after regirrtradon a d during
rehearsalsfor Hay Fever, to open June orientation. Variable credit is avail-
13. able o atudenta who have other
Percy wl play the role of David, to
Douglass’ Judith, the wacky parents in
commitments or who wh
a le88 in-
a 1920’s British theatrical family. - Company membsrr rbauld regher
The plot of the play focuses on an for D r a m 296,and antact Dr.Quirti-
unplanned h w party when each na Taylor, Director of Dramatic Art8
- 4 .member of the family invites a special at HCC.
guest, without the knowledge of the S U ~ H C ~ m ~ a
, a ~ d .
, w for
others. “ r . . . C . . “ * . . .. . ,* - * -* .- - * * - . .
Gabriel ends Lecture Hall concerts with power
by June Hdst and Kevin Stauffer W i t h t h e h b b l l i t y of the market,
not knowing what’s going to be big, it’s
A combinationof rock, pop, andjazz, hard to make plans.One must look for
courtesy of Seattle-based performing the right producers and managers
group Glbticl, brought the Highline until the magic combinationi s found,”
CollegeLecture Hall concert scene to a he continued.
close May 24. Gabriel was noted by Rick Nelson, a
Running through selections from special writer for the Seattle Post
three studio albums and one pending I:ttefligencer, in a music commentary
disc, Gabriel exhibited poise in per- fortheir“thoughtfullyconstructed**
forming for a less-than-crowded facili- songs. Lauberattributes the band’s
t ; strings broke, butthe band didn’t.
y composingand arranging excellence
Instead, the band created afriendly to practice.
(alibi not exactly clean) rapport with “ think it’s that we’ve been together
the audience; while rhythm guitarist- practicing for so manyyears. We’re
/vocalist Frank Butorac broke and good at our original material as a result
changed strings on luckless Gibson
his of practicingour ownmusicrather
SG, drummer Mike Kinder spewed than top40 songs,” he said.
forth a tavern-oriented monologue of LauberandButoracbothcompose
“It’s really embarassing being up
songsand write lyrics for the band.
Both have been writers for about 10
here in front of 30 people,” Butorac years.
saidas he wrestled with the second no
They have had formal training but
betrayingstring. “But love you all,” polished up their talents with practical
Bass player Gary Ruhland drummer Mike Klndsr p n l sairtight rhythm tar dsbri
Kinder added dryly. experience. They’ve been influenced
When Butorac,Kinder, bassist Gary by rock
country, n’ roll, jazz, and
Ruhl and keyboardist/vocalist/guitar- staff photo by Chris Campbell
ist Terry tauber were not relaxing Martha, a Lauber-penned tune which There’s so much we have to “We also enjoy going out on the road,
with the crowd, Gabriel performed 15 received considerable local well as
as share doing substantial dates,” Lauber said.
tight arrangements o f all-original national airplay. it’s so nice to know you’re there Theyappeared with Burton Cum-
material. “I suppose Martha hasbroughtus forever, forever, together mings Dec 1978 and played in Atlanta
Probably the most recognizable of more recognition than anything else,” Yes I know you are with Toto January of this year.
Gabriel’sLecture Hall efforts was Lauber said. He and the band are at the one for me, baby “Our main followingis in the South
ease with their original material, There’s no place I’d rather be and Southeast (U.S.),” said Lauber.
which Lauber defines as ‘‘contempor- in
An eight-year stint the music field Gabriel also toured the Eastern Mid-
ary pop;” Gabriel often strays from the gives Gabriel theexperienceneces- west in January o f 1979. They had
pop path, however. sary to pull off their pop approach. mostlycollegeand university dates,
‘We feelmore comfortable with the Gabriel started out as a six-piece and a couple of shows; plans are
stuff that wewrite,” Lauber stated. band in 1971. They dropped a coupleof uncertain for their next tour.
“We do somecountry, too. Iplay pedal members and have had four for the “That’s all contingent on our next
steel guitar, and do westernjust for
we past three years. project. We’re a daytodaygroup,”
fun. Lauber added.
“Ithink probably the most fun
“We started off with jazz; we really The group not
does usually play
aspect of our work in Gabriel i s the
have a backgroundin jazz music.” actualrecording and practicing,the many clubs except in the summer.
I t i s this refusal of Gabriel to stay “Clubs becomelucrative in the sum-
actual doing o f the project is the meat
within one musical style which leads o f it,” said Lauber, during interview
an mer; 15 to 20 per cent of our income
Lauber to sayof his band’s stance on before their performance hereat HCC. comes from them,” said Lauber.
the music in
industry, “We work a very “We’re selective about the clubs we
capitalistic situation;we’ve chosen to Their firstalbum, This StaronEvery play because we’ve been at for eight it
play by some rules and not others.’’
by Heel.was put out in -1976 on ABC years,”hecontinued. Gabriel plays
B One rule Gabriel does adhere to in
much of their original material is a pop
Records. Sweet Retease, their second,
also on ABC, came out 1977. Gabriel,
colleges during the school year.
“We’ve played in every conceivable
rule of thumb:keepthe lyrics on a their third album, was released on the and
situation we’ve learned from
ground level and the melodies simple Epic label last fall. The group is now in them,” Lauber said.
but catchy. theprocess o f working on another The membersof Gabriel have work-
Together, a song which the band has album. ed hard during their eight years to-
recently composed, displayed the sun- “We just left our record label, Epic. gether, accordingto Lauber.
ny, jazz-pop music coupled with plain It’s the third one we’ve left. We were “I think our basic goal i s to attain
lyrics which Gabriel used with effec- with Electra in 1972 but no album came some sort of recognition for what we
tiveness throughout the performance: out of it,” stated Lauber. feel we are attempting to do,” he said.
The Entertainer; a talk with Larry Cooper “there are over 10 O more singers
0O O “1 can’t describe thefeeling of being
entertainer’s needto be “genuine” for
by George Erb the audience. that have broken out the lounges and
of on stage; the applause and the encores.
Highline College alumnus Larry are recording.)’ Tbe feeling of satisfaction is so
Cooper chose to beprofessional
After playing Holiday Inn lounges
“It i s easier to get run over on the dramatic. ..Ijust can’t describe it.’’
for a year, Cooper signed with Seattle’s
musician after his 1974 graduation. He freeway by a 747 than to make it big in “Imiss my music like Imiss mybest
Jack C . Belmont Agency. Cooper
worked musicians “grind” for pop music,”
he said. said.
toured northwest lounges, performed
three years before giving up and
a growing of
number concerts and “If I had one to
moving on to another area of work. recorded his first album, Sharing musicians,” Cooper jokingly said, “it
Coopercomposed and performed Dreams, Lovin’ Times and Things , in would be this: get your birth certifi-
contemporary pop and country music 197s. cate to
changed show that YOU are
in additional!for three years. the of
related to president Capitol
First Cooper started out working the 4 4 1 realized I was going up,” Cooper
l c l lounges, beginning
thus “the said, “it was really happening. But I to
Records. Then prove people that YOU
w a s losing realism
my in the have talent!”
grind”. H e gained regionalrecogni-
tion, performed concerts and then cut momentum.” Cooper distilledhis message:con-
an album. nections count.
0 Cooper’s reminiscense of those
three years is a blend of ambitions,
Cooper rememberedthe darker side
of professional entertainment.
“It’s such a glorified profession,” he
“All of the people who have madeit
big today know somebody in the right
t occupational pressures and the unique
rewards of being a performer.
said, “but it’s also a competitive and
high-pressurefield; everyone wants to
place,” Cooper said.
Still, despite often dark descriptions
“There is no such thing as an over- be a star.”
night success anymore,” Cooper said of his performing career, Cooper mis-
for the aspiring musician. “Beginners Larry Cooper wanted to be a star too, ses the rewards of the stage.
start out working the lounges. The and with an expanding career came
concern is to work, and get regional popularity and enthusiasticfans.
acceptance.” “I started believingwhat everybody
Only after cultivating regional told me. Iwas playingthe games other
recognition, Cooper explained, can the people play. Iwas an entertainer all of
musician expest concerts or maybe, a
Talent is only part of the ingredients
the time,” he said.
Emotionally it’r devartatinrg. Iwould for every Are you slck and ttred
of spending a fortune
necessary to a professional musician,
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said.“But,the other SO per cent is “Sometimes it felt like beinga monk- wlth the blg, fat
getting yourself together so that you ey in a cage,” Cooper mid of perform- Inventory and the
can premnt yourself on stage.” ing “you h o w , put a 0Uit.r hhi8b d thy, llttle prlces!
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Alien’- a technically advanced “B“ movie
bv Ric Bmwne a of double bill or a film that
capitalizes f’ilm and send8 them running tothe which lacks the technical excitement
n m s t film library to try to identify m
of other computers in other N ssuch
what that tilm is.” as Stanley Kubrick’s 2 :A Space
Dan O’Bannon’s screenplay fits this odyssey.
category. There is nothing unique or The second reason the direction
original about the storyline. Ridley Scott.
The story-line takes us aboard the c t,
S ot who directed the award win-
or anywhere else for that matter. category i s almostas difficult but if the commercial starship “Nostromo” on ning picture, The Duellists, never
This statement is notmeantto be defiGition is stretched a little further its waybackto earth. The ship is allows the special effects to take over
t derogatory; in fact, it is meant as a Alien fits right in. diverted to an unknownplanetbecause the story. Heallows each character the
compliment. Some bf the finest science I n B Movies, the author, Don Miller of a distress signal. chance to develop andmature instead
fiction films were classified as “B’ states: “A ‘B’ movie fits into mtber Once the
on planet, three crew of beingboggeddown with an overdose
category. Tbc plot of the N b easily members disembark from the shipand of visual effects that stifle the actor’s
Some will argue that the definitionof recognhcd.sbeingdpboacdofYfrom discover a huge space! ship that, for ability to be creative.
“B” movies does not apply to Alien. several other film& ”hat is to my, the has
some unexplained reason, crashed These creative aspects occur during
“B” picturesare defined as low-budget audience can pick out puts of tbc fllm onto
planet. the m the cast’s desperate attempt to combat
productions usually designed as part tbat se to rcmind them oflaotber
em While investigating the ship, one of the alien aboard the space craft. Seven
the crew members discovers several extraordinayperfomace*aretwned t p
hundred eggs lying in the holdof the in by the fifm’s seven stars - Tom
ship. Upon touching one, t hatches and
i Skerritt, Siooprpey Weaver, Veronica
leaps out andattaches itself to the a y
Cartwright, H m DeanStantion, John
crewman’s face. Naturally, the crew- Hurt,a Holm and Yaphet Kotto.
man and the alien are retumed to the in
Sigourney Weaver, her film debut,
starship. is by far the most surprising member
Once aboard the starship, the alien of this outstanding cast. *
starts knocking off the crew one by Weaver, who portrays Ripley, the
one. Nostromo’s executive officer, turns in
Although the story-line is a familiar superlative
a performance as the
one,O’Bannon’s script has enough heroine who mustface the alien alone.
twists and turns to keep the audience Her performance will undoubtably
on the edge of their seats. I t definitely lead to many more movie roles.
is a thriller. Academy Award winner Jerry
Two things placethis“heir-appa- Goldsmith has contributeda magnific-
rent” to Star Wurs above other films. ant music score that adds to the tension
The first being the specialeffects. andunderscoresthe brilliant visual
Special effects director Brian John- effects and cast performances.
son and supervisor Nick Allder, as well Alien is a brilliant study in the art of
as notedartists H. R. Giger and Ronald science fiction and horror. I t i s not for
Cobb, created a unique environment the weakof heart. The pace is fast and
for this space thriller. energetic with little room to rest. Be
From the space ship 66Nostmmonto forwarned, be prepared for some
the alien space ship on the unknown shocking scenes.
-planet, the audience i s treated to
dazzling display of visual concepts, Alien is playingnightly at the U A 150
Three c m membersh.omthe !space-tug “Nostromo”inspect the r m i 8of a non-
e a n most notably, the interior of the alien in downtown Seattle at 6th and Blan-
human pilot ona deqtroyed space ship in 20th Century-Fox’s new 8 l n a fiction
e space craft. The only disappointment chard. I t is rated ‘R’ (which mayhurtit
thriller ‘Alien’. i s the computer known as “Mother” at the box office) with good reason.
James Taylor flies high with ‘Flag’
tion. I t i s really depressing to him
see The unfortunatepart is that with the ideas are so similar, but just think of all
by Erin Oxley
waste his many talentsin this cut. progression of JT’s career he tends to the joy it could bring the case lawyers-
Flag is the solid, new release from Fortunately, this one song is ndt get away from the simpler style which ...now back to more pleasant thoughts.
James Taylor. indicitive of all the othertunes. and
made him famous, instead is Chanson Runcube is by far the best
This work of vinyl comes enclosed in Some of the othercuts from the clogging tunes
the with too much track off the album. The lyrics area l
a coverthat i s difficult to believe. The album, Brother Trucker, I s h a t the complexity. His lyrics also reflect this in French and when translated come
front is half yellow, half pink and Wuy You Look, Company Mun, Mill- trend and thus frequently become out toJT’s explaining that wants to
divided bya diagonal line. The back is worker, Johnnie Come Back and pointless. write a song in French but must use
the same, only in light and dark blue. (B.S.U.R.), all have similar character- I WIN Not Lie for You presents the English ideas.
isticsof weak lyrics and too much listener with a fine blending of words Actually, because the lyrics arein a
The record itself sports several orchestration. and music. The tune has a slight foreign language they become secon-
quality tracks with one major excep- Don’t getme wrong, these songsare southern style which adds an intrigu- dary to the music, which is super,
tion, Doy ’hipper. very listenable when you consider the ing turn. The vocals are extremely incidently.
Duy Tripper, the Lennon
old and culmination of performances -it’s clear which aidsin the delivery of the ’ The tune i s so incredibly laid-back
McCartney rocker, is ruined with JT’s just some portions which become an- lyrics. and relaxed that it allows the listener
use of slow tempo and over orchestra- noying. The most traditionally styled JT to drift away in a daydream.
song i s Sleep Come n e e Me. It’s a JT
The band i s excellent and carries
ballad about a man jailed for murder. thelead on the guitar and vocal
BEHiND THE SCENES’ The band performs well with this folk-
rock number, and the twist of blues
In short, Flag, althoughit’snota
Moore - Egyptian film festival adds the form that JT is known for.
given by Danny Kortchmar (electric
second Sweet Baby Jumcs, should hold
its own in the charts as well as ST’S
by Ric Browne guitar) whogetstoshine during an
unexpected hard rock riff in the mid-
You can tell them by their bloodshot dle of the song.
eyes, cramped legs, aching backs and Up On the Roof is a remake of an old
their desire to read anything that i s Carole King and Gerry Goffin tune.
printed below a picture.
The sunlight bothers them, and they
JT is certainly an improvement over
King’s strained voice, and thus makes
warm up to
can’t seem to get their eyes to focus.
The symptoms Ihave just described
whole easy the
song on ears. a Summer
The song Rainy Day Man is great. I t
are classicsympthoms of a disease is done in a light jazz form. Don Look!
known as Xomaseriesttcketholdc~or- Grolnick on piano proves to be very
thefilmfestival. talented and JT’a vocals are extremely We Feature:
Since opening night, May 10, movie just
smooth. This Bong has one problem personalized cuts
buffs from all over have locked to the
Moore - Egyptian’s Fourtbe Seattle
- the ideas the lyrics are a definite
ripoff of GordonLightfoot’s Rainy
i International Film Festival. m moplc.
. Hundreds of movie addictshave
surrendered their evenings and their
For example, Lightfoot sings: If ... manicures
you get lonely all you really need unwanted hair removal
eyes to witness this veritable orgy of iu that miny &y love;
movies, myself included. rainy day people all know
By Appointment pfsuc
. In all, 83 films were scheduled with
two films showing every night, except
there%noaomw they con’! tfac
on weekendswhere there are midnight As opposed to Taylor’s lyrics:
showings in this month-longmovie
extravagana thatwill conclude June 6.
I t looka like another fall. Reflections
Your good fhfenad they don’t
Of these 83 films, there includes 17
Seattlepremieres, 25 Northwest pre- Althoughthis film festival cannot
deem to help at 11.
Whenyou ’re feeling kind of cold
mieres, nineWest Coast premieres, 13 be compared to such film festivals as and amrrll.
Americanpremieres andthe World Cannes or the New York,theSeattle Ju8t look up your miny d a y .
premiere of Alien (now playing at the man. b
U A 150). I contonplrolr1s It’s really unfortunatethat these le
Seattle International Flm Festival cont.
what makes Seattle festival unique.
film festival is one of the finest of its Whereas other major festivals have
kind. many different supports and receive
By showcasing films from 26 diffe- grants that create problems and
rent countries, the Moore-Eygptian headaches for the film exhibitors, this
has given the Seattle moviegoing film festival is the sole work of the
public a glimpse of the cinema techni- wonderful staff at the Moore-Egyp-
ques from around the world. tian.
k o m the almost gray-toned Polish The film festival has run smoothly
films to the rainbow colors of the except for some films arriving lateor
Japanese cinema, the film festival in onecase a film was stolen from
attendee can easily judge the merits of another film festival and the Moore
each film. had to shuffle is schedule slightly to
The Fourth Seattle International accomodate the movie patrons.
Film Festival is the brain-child of Dan The one thing that is most admired
Ireland and Darryl MacDonald. about this film festival i s the way the a
The firstfilm festival had its origins management keepsthe movie goer
when Ireland and MacDonald found informed of any changes of the
the MooreEgyptian to be vacant. schedule long before the date change
. so that no one will be inconvenienced.
Ilb They leased the theatre, redecorated
it in the style of Egyptian motif.
“We were afraid someone would
This fourth film festival is a great
success and hopefully this sort of
steal our idea so we did all the negotia- movie heaven will be continued as is.
tion in secret,” stated Ireland. The €es*:ival continues tonight with
“Many people thought we were N p
the orthwest remiere f o
crazy and that this city (Seattle) would Sally Kellerman (center) star of “A LittleRomance” joined the opening night crowd Terayama’s Pastoral: Hide unci Seek
not supportsuch an
event but we and Nouchka van Brakel’s A Woman
for the Fourth Seattle International Film Festlval. staff photo by Ric Browne Like Eve with the star of the film
proved them wrong,” MacDonald in-
terjected. Monique van de Ven and director van
The attendance for the following sell tickets. But this year, with 83 “This means there won’t be an oppor- Brake1 on hand to introduce the film.
film festivals hasdoubledeach year films, they are only showing the film tunity for word o f mouth tohelpa film. The shows will be.at 7 and 9:30 p.m.
and this year, with more films and a once and that had made Ireland and4 We are gambling thatthe people o f Individual prices are $3.50 for each
longer running time, will double last MacDonald a little apprenensive. Seattle will teke a chance on a title.” regular evening performance. Tick-
year’s attendance. “We’re out on a limb this year,” said Although it is a risk, Ireland and ets are available at the Moore box
The first three festivals offered Ireland. “We’re running more movies company can afford to take such risks office from noon to 4 p.m. and 7 to 10
films that were shown more than once, than ever before and not repeating because they don’t have to answer to p.m.
thus allowing word of mouth to help them. anyone but themselves - and this i s The festival continues til June 6.
KEVCN .STAUFFER Empty Space brings clowns
See ya later! A cast o f clowns reminiscent of
Barnum & Bailey, comes today to The
Director Shaun Austin-Olsen has
reunited a cast of favorites to make the
Empty Space Theatre in Ken Camp- merriment including: Jeff Steitzer and
To Dr. Don McLarney, who put my bell’s madcap play, Skungpoomery . Steve Tomkins, returning as Faz and
commentary on the “concrete valley” A show for all ages, Skungpoomery Twoo; Lori Larsen, Robert Wright,
on his reading list for his history will play weekends in June ona special David Colacci, JeanMarie Kinney, Jill
classes. I always did mean to come up schedule of both Friday and Saturday Klein, Barbara Morink and and David
with another one, honest. , Midnight Shows two and Saturday Mong.
To Ada Wolf, who hasbeen a fantast- matinees at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for Tickets will be $3.50. Call the Empty
ic friend and spiritual guide during my younger theatregoers.The schedule i s Space box office between 2 p.m. and
stay. The times we have spent sharing from Zune 1 through June 30. S:30 p.m. every day of the week except
have meant much to me. The play brings back the Amazing Vonday for information and reserva-
Faz and his cohort Two0 (Space Park tions.
To all the athletes, administrators,
andeveryoneelse that I’ve hadthe Show ’76-’77) on a crusade to “inject
opportunity to interview or come in Things with their original zoom and
1 Help keep
contact with. It’s been nice to have new
faces to smile at across campus as each Like School for Clowns another Ken
issue o f the Thunderword came out. Campbell hit at the Space, Skungpoom-
To Laura Koenig, who made the ery i s a vehicle of inspired silliness,
world’sbestbunnysuit in less time tailored to the talents of the Space’s
than it takes a bunny to make one; to favorite alumni.
Lynne Kays, who allowed me to visit
her adorable kids in the Child Develop-
To HCC President Shirley Gordon,
who throws frisbee with Thunderword
Theatre cont. Cross
Hello. Goodbye. students, made an attempt to listen to
This column marks the last time I’ll Gabriel n the Lecture Hall, and has a
Cont from page. 12
the Summer Theatre and Conservat-
ory can bemade by mail or phone.
be sitting at a typewriter doing a story mottotowardsthe faculty that goes
for this issue, this year, or forthe rest something like, “Remember: we’re Ticket prices are $4.00 and $4.50 with
of my lifeas far as that goes. here to serve the student.’’ reserved seating. The performances
I have enjoyed writing for the Thun- To all the wonderful people I’ve met will run Wednesday through Saturday
derword the past two years. people through or because of my mom, and
The evenings with a 2:30 matinee on
Ihave met and the experiences Ihave mostly to my mom, Arvie Stauffer, Saturday.
had are things Iwill remember indefi- first class print shop person and A-1 For reservations and information
nitely. The campus we have written for person. You’re the main reason I came telephone Summer Theatre, 878-3710,
is one of the best. to Highline, ma. ext. 341.
I have especially delighted in the And if I hadn’t come to Highline, I
opportunity to write a column the past never would have met the wonderful,
three semesters. Readers oncampus zany Thunderword folk, the people,
have taken the time toexpressand I’ve virtually lived with for thepast
exchangeideas, pro and con,on my two years. Here’s to them, especially
various writings, and Iappreciate you this year’s bunch: -
all for that. Let’s start at the top with Betty
One other nice thing about having Strehlau, our advisor. How she canput
your own column s that, when the end up with us andstill look youngerall the
of the year rol I s around, you have a time is a mystery to me.
little room to give some thanks. I
thinking of the speech
To George Erb, who added
stability and animal instinct to our
something like, “I wish I had time to office; to Sylvia Jones, who has adjust-
thank each one you in person, but
Well, Imay miss a few names, but let
ed to us well.
To June Holst and Tom Bettesworth Grand Opening! -
me give a shot at thanking some of you for their friendship as well as their SO# of all lunch orders
who have made life at Highline College writing; to Pricilla and Martin Brown
a pleasure. Thanks: for their musical words and tips.
To Erin Oxley, our talks in the 3 Tacos, $3.25
Bruce Mackintosh, Darlene White, 3 Encbiladar, $3.25
and each andevery last personon this Hotdog Hilton about a million-and-one
2 Enchiladas, 1 Taco, $3.25
year’s studentcouncil. I appreciate different things havehelped me
1 Enchilada, 1 Taco, 1 Tostada, S3.30
you putting up with me, even when I It’s
through the past two years. nice to
be able to know someone will listen. Above orden include rice 6 beans.
played for the Thunderword team at
l the HCSU picnic, Ilearned partly from To “Brain” Morris, who clicks a fast
being on the council and mostly from shutter, and to Chris “Reggie” Styron, 878-2659
the people involved. whocould take a picture of himself
hitting FI ball down to the track, even 23433 Pacific Hwy S.
Keep smiling, Jan. Keep playing Just north of HCC
Pete. thanks for jamming with the while someone was spilling tea all over
band, Stay lefthanded, Lee, and stay a
leader, Cheryl. . cmtmonPIz(r,20
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Track team takes third
Smith, Prentice top records in finals
by Rod Weeks hundredths of a secondoff the winning
The Highline College track team mark.
saved the very best for last. Two of Highline’s field men also did
The Thunderbirds placedthird as a well.
team at the AACC conference champ Gary Robinson tookthird in the long
ionship meet in Bremerton May 18-19 jump with a personal best leapof 22’s’.
with the help of several outstanding
individual performances. had
Robinson the misfortune of
Three of tbose performances shat- scratching on his last two jumps.
tered state community college “He just barely brokeover the board
FecordS. on his last two jumps. Both of those
looked to be better than the winning
Spokane CC took first in the meet
scoring 16s points. The Saints from Mt. jump,” exdaimed McConnaughey.
H o finished second with 111 fol-
od Steve Tulip tied for fourth inthe high -
lowed by HCC with 88. jump clearing a height of 6’4”. . k:
Mike Smith, who doubled the 5,0oO The HCC coach feltTulip did an
and 1 , O meters, setnewstate re-
0O O exceptional job consideringhe just
cords in both events. H i s time of recovered from an injury. .
30:Si.S in the 10,OOO toppedtheold . “He hadn’t jumpedpreviously to
mark by a full 50 seconds. that,” he explained.“Stevewould’ve
Smith’s time in the S,O00 o f 14:54.24 been in good shape if he hadn’t had a
was eight seconds fastcr than the badback. He hurt it three or four
established record. weeks ago.”
Highline’s Ray Prentice buried the Tulip injured his back in the Mt.
previous mark in the 1,500 meters as Hood-Bellevue meet. .
he topped former teammate .Tom “He’s jumped once in four weeks, so
Smith’s 1978 record running a 3:48.76. he had a tot of poise and he jumped
Head track coach Don McCon- really well,” the HCC mentor added.
naughey was delighted by his team’s The performance of the entire track
showing and had special praise for the team pleased McConnaughey who i w l
squad of distance runners which com- be retiring as coach at the end of this
piled 68 of the team’s 88 points. season.
“They did a super job and really rose McConnaughey feels that
Smithi s “a Mehtala ran an excellent flight m g “There’s 22 teams in the league, and
to the occasion,” McConnaughey said. major college prospect” and is fairly second with a personal best af 14:88. we f’inished in thetop t r e that’s
“It’s probably the best exhibition of confident hewill hear from someone, pretty god,” he said. 44Anytime you
competitiveness I’ve ever seen.” “Brad was fourth over the last finish in the top five, you’re a pretty
although many universities have their
hurdle and he just outcompeted the
Highline’s top performance in the scholarships ndup halfway through
l successful team.”
twctday event came i the SO O when
,O rest,” McConnaughey stated. McConnaughey stated that he found
the T-birds stole a three places.
l The T-birds had two other fine the inspiration and dedication of the
Following Smith,who came in first, “There was probably six inches team torank higher than the times or
distance mnners battling in the 1,500 between first and second,” the coach
were teammates Jack Stillmaker and meters where Prentice took first and the standings.
Jeff Hotsko coming second and third continued. “If they hadn’t had a TV “The thing that makes me happiesti s
Greg Kangascame in a very close camera (at the finish stripe), I don’t
respectively. second. thedegree of competitiveness by
Stillmaker’s time of 15:04.11 and think the judgescould have picked it.” every athlete on the team,” he con-
Prentice’s time of 3:48.76 and Kan-
Hotsko’s time of 15:07.41 were person- gas’ m a r k . o f 3:48.82, which was ICSSMehtala’s time was only two one- cluded.
al bests for the two. than a tentb of a second slower, both
“That was a great race,” said assis- topped tbe winner‘s time i the nation-
tant track coach and distance running al junior college meet by five seconds.
specialist Bob Maplestone. “To see “he M t i O W meet was held the same
those guys come one, two, three was
really the climax of the meet.
“It really made my day,” Mape
day as the AACC championships.
According to a e the two milers in
essence may hold the top times for -I
continued. junior college runners this year in the
Hotsko and Smith were running first entire country.
and second with five and a half laps Prentice’s win came as a surpriseto
left. That’s when Smith put on a kick many as the Highline harrier came out
that gave him the lead for the rest of of thepackto triumph in the final
the race. “he T-bird sophomorewas stretch.
never challenged as he built up over a Rangas also came from behind, but
&yard lead in the final lap. couldn’t catch his shorter teammate.
Stillmaker, deemed by Mape as “the “It turned outas good as it could
most improved athlete on‘ theteam have,” Mape said concerning the race.
afterethat meet,” passedHotsko in the “It’s ironic that Greg beat Ray in every
last stretch to place second. race this year and thenRay won in the
Smith’s victory was quite an accom- conference championships.
plishment as the runner had competed “I think they’re both really happy
and won the 1 , O the day before.
0O O with the way it came out,’’
“On Saturday I was getting a little continued. “Obviously Greg i s a l ~ t t l e
concerned because I was tired. I felt disappointed and Ray is really elated,
pretty good, though, especially after but they’regood friends and that’s the
Friday,” Smith said referring to his best way to get beat.”
win in the &mile event. Both nnners achieved times of 55.6
I n thesame race Hotskocame in in the last lap which is considered a
fourth with a time of 32:13.58 and i e
world class tm , stated M p a.
Stillmaker followedin fifth in32:14.80. In the 800 meters the two faced off
Smith is hoping that doubling thein again. This time Kangas beatPrentice
two events w help in his quest for a finishing third in 1:51.87, which is a
track scholarship. So far the T-bird personal record for him. Prentice
victor hasn’t been contacted. came in a close fourth with a time of
. Dean Kohler picked up afifth place
in the 400 met& sprint tallying a time
Kohler then joined thre‘e other T-
birds in’the mile relay team competi-
tion as the squad posted sixth place in
I The team ran without. it8 leading
4 sprinter Ben Inman. Inman pulled a
hamstring in a meet against Mt. H o
and Bellevue in Burien May S.
od T-birds run in NCAA Preps
“With no real sprinter, we were able Three distance runners from the was
tone pleased with his runners.
to get sixth place,” said McCon- Highline College track team competed performances,
naughey. “It doesn’t sound really in the NCAA Preparation Meet in The placings were not ‘hdicative of
great, but it’s better than nothing. Eugene, Oregon May 24. showings
the as the T-birds were
“We had to use a distance runner and Mike Smith ran in the 3,000 meters competingagainstfour-year schools
a one-miler,” he added, “If Inman had and placedeighth with a time of %:21.9.. and Olympic ayetes, Mapeexplained.
been there,we would’ve beenthird or The mark betteredhh k t time in the The winner of the 3,000 meters was
fourth.” event by six b c n l and set a new.
eo d Matt Centrowitz, wpbd IWJ in the 1976
McConnaughey also felt that if In- co
s o record, Olympic&
man had been healthy, tbe sophomore
probably would have won the 400
RayPrenticetookthirdhtbe lm Tba J mcster~m d p W iia-
meters in 3:@.7 and Greg Kangas e,
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Sparky Lyle pitches book instead of baseballs
byRicBrowne strictly from a baseballstandpoint, “That was a joke. The commissioner who are practical jokers and Graig i s
like Reggie (Jackson). People upset
are got all bent out of shape about it...all known to have the quickest one-liners
As the Texas Rangers the Ameri- with the things I said about him, but said after the fact. And Dick Young (a around. Iasked him why we were being
can m e were getting ready to play that is strictly from a baseball stand- reporter for a New York newspaper) l
taken so seriously a of a sudden.
the Seattle Mariners in the Kingdome point. confronted mein New York about the “Why, Iasked, because of one ltlite
May 18, one of their phyers was sitting “I don’t dislike Reggieas a person, way it was written inthe book and Itold joking around in the Mayor’s Trophy
in a rcstaurantindowntown Seattle not that is not it. Ijust don’t like the way him, as Iwill tell you now,
that I’m sure game, are we takenout of context when
pitching baseballs but making a pitch he plays baseball. That’s my opinion.’* every writer has taken a storyand we have been jokesters all our lives-
for his book. After he hadfelt he had clarificd his changed a word here and there to the ...they made big deal out o f nothing.’*
Sparky Lyle, late of the New York stand about the book such as the day pointwherethestorysounds better But did Nettles actually throw the
Yankees and now pitching for the that Graig Nettles “intentionally” and that is what we did in the book. ball away intentionally?
Texas Rangers, was in Seattle to pro- - threw the ball away in the 1978 “I told the commissioner he was
that “That wasn’t the thing,” Lyle said
mote his new book titled appropriately Mayor’s Trophy game in an attempt being unfair because you take two defensively. “The b lwas hit hardand
The Bronx Z o o. to avoid additional innings. people like Graig Nettles and myself it DID hit him right in the chest andhe
Co-authored by Peter Golenbock, did overthrow the bag, but everything
who was the author of the best seller that was said was AFTER the ball game
about the Yankees Dynaty, Lyle’s was over.
book, in biographical form, i s a recol- “Fran Healy (a Yankee reserve
lection of the strifetorn season that catcher) i s a very serious person and
saw the Yankees overcome injuries, a he askedNettles if he really intention-
change of management, internalstmg- ally threw theball away and Graig said
gles and a huge Boston Sox lead to
Red ‘Yea’ and Fran believed it. I couldn’t
win the pennant and the World Series. got
believe everyone so upset over it.”
I n Thc Bmm Zoo, Lyle tells it like he Our conversation returned to Reggie
saw it...giving us a look at the behind- Jackson whom Lyle seesas the most
thescenes details of the Billy Martin- unpopularYankeeamonghisteam-
Reggie Jacksonfeudanddescribing mates.
the divisive rote of Yankee owner doesn’t
“Reggie just wantto be
George Steinbrenner. recognized, he wants to be idolized. If
Lyle gives us some insight into the Reggie had kept his mouth shut, he
antics of ballplayers on the Yankee would have gotten his candy bar
clubandwecanalmostwatchthe named after him and he would have
disintegration of anembattled Billy been popular.”
Martin. Cant. on page 18
Lyle doesn’t just take a look at the
Yankees, he also m k some rather
strong statements about other teams in
the American Leagueand calls the U s
Angeles Dodgers “crybabies.” He al-.
so is prophetic on tl-e change of teams
by Rod Carew.
After reading his book and the
parts dealing with his almost daily
battle with the Yankee owner, George
Steinbrenner, Ihalf expected to find a
battle scarred, broken man, but Sparky
Lyle is not a man to be broken.
When we first met, he lookedfresh
and showed no wounds. was a little
tired, but that was to be expected
because not only has he been pitching
almost every night, he also promotes Mr. Mulligan
his book in every city. that his team
plays in. invites you to
During his tour, he visited cities that
had been little harshon his book and
asked him if he had encountered any
I come in and
“Sure,” he said with a‘twinkle in his
eye. “You’re goingto g e t a certain
amount, butItell them the samething
I’m going to tell you.
“I to tell them that BronxZoo i s
Men netters fall in tournament $7.00 off
by Tom Bettesworth At the numberthree spot Don Stari- secondround o f action in doubles.
With no player advancing past the
second round of the conference tour-
ha won in two sets, 6-1,6-2 over Shinji
Kokade of Seattle Central.Jeff Gross
Durane and DeMers lost toMoseby
and Ashmanof Bellevue, while Stariha
nament May 17-19, the T-birds from
Highline College were sent home ear-.
lier than coach Dave Johnson ex-
also won in two sets as he posted 6-2,
6-0 victory over Bob Gaforth of Cen-
and Ward lost Subcliff and Taylor of
HCC finished the season with an 11-9
At fifth singles Mike C l a won, 6-
h record and the Coastal Region Champ-
pected. ionship where they went undefeated in
“We just couldn’t get anything go- 0, 6-4 over Aubry Rebley of Fort
ing,” stated Johnson. “Nobody was
playingwell, we just weren’t ready for
Steilacoom. Wallihan played our best
tennis for the team,”said Johnson. “He
proved to be themostconsistent of
But Callihan and all the rest of his
with six points, placing them in eighth dinners
All hamburger are compli-
as a team. The finish was the worst teammates fell prey to their opponents mented with a handsome sewing of
since Johnson took over six years ago. of
in the second round the tournament. stake fries.
Meanwhile Green River and host Callihan lost a tough three set match,2-
Yakima dominated the tournament all 6,6-1,6-2. $3.25 to $3.50
three days and ended up deadlocked in
Grosh lost to Dave Whiteside of
Yakima, 6-1, 6-2, whil-e Stariha lostto - I
first place with 167 points each. ancther netter from Yakima, Don
The T-birds’ only success in the . I
tournament wag on the day, where At the number one spot Durane logt, I
they won six out of seven first round 7-5, 6-4, to Ron Osterhaut of Everett.
matches. “Durane had beaten this guy earlier I
Rocky Durane started things off by I
and should have won this time,” & a
winning at the one
number singles Johnson. “He just didn’tplay up to his I ’. I
spot. Durane beat Jim Keyes of Fort
“Rocky was caught sleeping at the
beginningof his match,” said Johnson.
I n doubles action both teams picked
up wins in the first round. Durane and
“It took him awhile before he
got DeMers won at the number one spot, 6-
4, 6 4 , over Byrden and slrlzaro of
! Mulligan’s Old Place
I n second singles action HCC netter
Mark DeMers suffered a tough three-
Columbia Basin. D
SeaTac Mall, 8
setloss to Reid Green of Fort The win avenged a r l i e r defeats D
D Federal Way I
Steilacoom, 7-6,1-6,6.4. they suffered a m s t the man from I
“DeMars had beaten thisguy twice CBC. I n seccmd doubkw action Roger D
D 839-1755 I
during the regular w6on and rrhould Ward andStariha won Over Willru and D 8
have won thiu match, too,” said John- Molat of Skagit Valley. : 0xphaIpmJuW”vvrJwrnOl ;
b m a m ~ r o m m a r m m m r ~ r ~ = ~ ~ m m a m ~ m ~
son. “DeMers just didn’t play well.” Both t e a m suffered defeats in tbe
Adair and Gibbs end careers at Highline
by Kevin Stauffer “Ihad to limitmy activity. The
doctor said Imoved too much before
The Highline College women’s ath- he adjusted my back Icould snap the
letic program has been enhanced dur- spinal cord. Iwent through therapy a l
ing the last two years by the presence summer; I still go once in awhile, but
of three-season participants
Gibbs and Rhondi Adair.
Lisa it’s fine now, for the moat part.**
Adair and Gibbs shared one sport,
Both ladies participated in vol- basketball, during 1978, their nrJt
leyball, basketball and tennis this year, year at Highline.
adding a spark to women’s sports on “I really enjoyed basketball my first
campus. year, and volleyball my second year,”
Gibbs, an Auburn High School Gibbs said. “I guess it depends on what
graduate, competed in volleyball and sport you did best at; the people really
basketball last year for HCC, adding made i t fun, too.
tennis to her schedule for 1979. “My average was higher last year; I
“I came because of a basketball think i t was around 12 points a game.
scholarship, and Iheard Highline was This year it was about seven eight.”
pretty good academically,” said Gibbs, Cibbs received the most satisfaction -
a 1977 high school graduate. “It’s one
of the most recognized community
from her experience as a volleyball q
player for Highline this year, while
colleges in the area, from what I Adair appreciated the ball-and-net
heard.” sport throughout her career at HCC.
Adair attended Mt. Rainier High
School during her sophomore year “I enjoyed volleyball the most be-
cause got to
Mt. H o this
(1974), moving across the country the
year, and placedfourth in the region,’*
following year and staying across the ,q
Rockies for the remainder of high Gibbs said. “We all got along pretty :$
school. good, too. I’m notsaying basketball
“My dad was transferred back east; I wasn’t fun; it was. Ijust had a bad
spent my junior and senior years at year.”
James Madison High in Virginia,” “I think Ienjoyed volleyball the most
Adair said. out o f it,” Adair said o f her three-sport
Adair came back to the Northwest stay at Highline. “We didn’t have
following her graduation, but decided volleyball back east, so it was like
to enter the wonderful world of work learning all over again; it was brand
before entering college. new to me. Plus, had we a really
“ worked a year for King County
I successful team.’’
Parks. Iwas tired of school and Ididn’t Adair enjoyed more success on the
think Iwould do well if Ididn’t want to tennis courts her first year as part of
go, so I didn’t go,” Adair explained. the HCC women’s team, but amove up
Adair competed in basketball and in team position meant a downswing
tennis the following year as a student for Adair in 1979.
at HCC, but a back injury kept her “did a lot better in tennis lastyear,
from participating on the women’s because Iwas further down the lad-
volleyball squad. der,” said Adair, who occupied the
“I couldn’t play volleyball because of number four singles slot in 1978. “got I
a back injury; it took a season away,” to go to the regionals and everything.
.Adair said. “It was kind of scary, “This year I played number one, and
because I went to the doctor, and Ire I didn’t do as well. I played both
‘took x-rays halfway through the sum- doubles and singles both years.”
mer; some discs were wrapped around Gibbs took time off during her first
Lisa Gibbs Serve8 in a match against Fort Steilacoom. photo by Gary Lindberg my spinal cord. Cont. on page 20
Baseball star Lyle promotes new book cont.
Cont. from page 17 The Yankees are well known for Although Sparky ha5 since left the funny, controversial and tragic. But,
their clubhouse fights. Was it surpris- Yankees and is happy with the Rang- don’t look for a sequel because“this i s
I asked him what started the feud
ing to you to read about the fight ers, he still has many friends on the the first and last book by Sparky Lyle.”
between Reggie and Munson. Yankees apd misses playing in Yankee
“Reggie started it when he ripped between ‘Goose’ Gossage and Cliff Iasked him what he wanted tosay in
Johnson? Stadium, his home for many years. his book and to sum it up. T h i s i s his
Munson in a sports magazine even
before he joined the. Yankees. We “I think there’s too much emphasis Igot asmile out of him when Iasked summation:
couldn’t understand it. Reggie likes put on the incident in theclubhouse him about his return to Yankee “Iwanted to get across that no
attention; Iguess he was trying to say because once the game starts, it’s all Stadium this year in a different matter how much money players
that there was room for only one forgotten. uniform. I asked him what sort of make, if it i s the minimum or $800,000
superstar on the Yankee team, and he “Whatever confrontationthey had, if reception he received. or whatever, that all ballplayers have
was it. both had been the
able to go out on field “Standing boos,” he said laughing. the same problems... we are just hu-
“He is also a back-stabber. H e can together, they would have been fight- “But that sure is better than total man, that is what I want to say in the
tell a writer you’re worst
the ball- ing FOR each other. That’s why Idon’t silence. I t was a mixed reaction real- book.
player who ever livedand thenext day think people realize that what happens ly...how else can I explain it...I t was “Baseball players are just human
Reggie will come over and smile at you in the clubhouse really doesn’t change New York City. beings with the same problems as
and say, ‘Hey, how’re you doing, bud- the outcome of .the game itself.” Lyle’s book i s excellent reading. It’s everyone else.” .’*
dy?’as if to say,’I wasn’t serious about Lyle went on to blame the New York
media for making life as a Yankee
the stuff I said. I was just doing it for
the writers.’ What kind of mentality s i miserable. -Featuring:
that?” “If you read the New York papers,
I n his book,Lyle wrote of numerous you’d think the Yankees had the exclu-
sive rights to fights on and off the field.
incidents of players refusing to play
for various reasons; some good and
some ridiculous. I n it Lyle wrote:
“I think i t (fighting) is typical of any
club; it’s just played up morwisy the
Ray Prentice F
New York media. 1:
“You’d expect something like this in
“Almost every team has troubles Highline miler Ray Prentice broke
Little League.’, Iasked him to elabo-
like theYankees. Idon’t think you the state community college 1,500
rate on this. meters record in the AACC conference
“Well number one, we ARE grown could have 25 guys living together day A
after day, February through Septemb- championships May 19. i
men playing a kids game. Andnumber r
er, without somebody getting mad at Going into the meet a “darkhorse”,
two, the mental strain to play the game
o f baseball for 162 games has lot to do ...
each other it i s just a matter of what Prentice ran a 3:48.76 which i s five
amount of press play you get...y ou’re seconds faster than the winning time in
with how well your performance i s E
going to hear about it more from New thenational championships this
going to be for that year. H
York than say Seattle.’’ season.
‘The least little thing can either get e
you up or down for a game, andthis i s Lyle defends Billy Martin through-
out his book and he did again during
so The HCC sophomore took fourth in 1(
I basically what happens. the conference 800 with a time
“It’s like the manager says,’ Hey, the interview and again he blamed the ~
New York media. 1:51.87. 51
you can play tomorrow.’ Now you can’t Last year he took second in the 1,500 t<
tell me you wouldn’t be upset waiting “Billy Martin wasa helluva good
manager. The New York media said in the championship meet. e
to play for 80 long, especially if you
.’ feet you SHOULD be playing anyhow that he wasn’t, but when Billy took
over, he told everyone what he was
Prentice was one of three T-birdsto
compete in the NCAA Preparation
and don’t know why you’re not, and he 0
tells you you’re going to play and BO going to do. Meet in Eugene, Oregon May 24,
you come to tbe park Ole next day all “He wasn’t a ‘by-the-book’ manager
and I guess that was what made the In that meet he placed third in the nl
ready to play and your name isn’t on 1 O with a 3:49.7 mark.
cr. You just want to say media mad at hirn..,they were always
second guessinghim. He would do the Rentice ha8 been a member of both f
tbe hell with it. the track team and the c m s country Prentice i 8 a 1w7 graduate ‘ of S
“That may sound like I’m going to totally unexpected and he always told
the playera where they stood and squad the k t two yeam. Glacier High School, E
take my ball and go home, but that is “he m e r placed fifth in the c m s ag ,
Like teammate Greg K n mhe w i l t?
the way they (the management) treat would explain exactly what he was
country conference meet t h i s year beattending the Univmttyof Idrboir
going to do, if somethine went wrong,
you anyhow. So you have really no which was third bmt on the M s of next year.
o c tf P
choice excent to retaliate in the same he took the blame and the playersliked
vein.” that. H e w m honest with them.”
June 1,1979 thundemord pmo 19
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Czubin named track coach; Maplestone quits
by Kevin Stauffet stated. “He has three times as much
Chuck Czubin, head track coach at
experience as Bob .”
Maplestone, on the other hand, feels
Highline Nigh School from 1971 to that his track record should have given
1975 and assistant coach at Highline him the advantage over Czubin when
College in 1978, has beennamed as the the selection was contemplated.
new HCC head track coach by Athletic “He’s an assistant and
Director and former head track coach hasn’tcoached any outstandingath-
Don McConnaughey. letes,” Maplestone said of Czubin. “I
Czubin, who also operated as an don’t knowof anyone that he’s coached
assistant track coach at HCC from that has gone on to do great things.
1960 to 1970 before accepting the head “He doesn’t have a super record; my
coaching position at Highline High record is better than his and Ithought I
School, has already begun the job of should be given a chance.”
recruiting for next year. Maplestone’s record as both assis-
One of Czubin’s first tasks will be to tant track coach and cross country
hire an assistant track coach. Cir- coach at Highline is noteworthy:
cumstances surrounding the hiring of among his team’s accomplishments
Czubin have led former assistant track ‘are two cross country championships
coach and head cross country coach in the last five years and a distance
Bqb Maplestone to the pointof resign- Bob Mapmtone Dan MeConnaughey
program within the track team which
ing both positions. going to be a good coach some day,’’ hauled in 68 of HCC‘s 88 points in the lestone’s pending departure from HCC
“I don’t want to raise a fuss, but Ido McConnaughey said of Maplestone. conference track meet April 18-19. coaching. “Now I’ve talked to another
want people to know whatgoing on,”
is “When you select coach you don’t
a put “He’s donea super job with the n cross country coach.”
Maplestone said. Acommunication others down, you just try to find out the distance program; that’s why we hired Maplestone will likely
gap between Maplestone and McCon- person that will provide the most teaching on Highline’s campus next
him,” McConnaugheyconfirmed. “We
naughey considering theopening of leadership and be the best coach for year; he i s an instructor in the En-
started cross country in 1965; we’ve
the head coaching spot is one key track and field.” gineering department.
been second or third every year, and
factor in Maplestone’s decisionto When Maplestone learned of McCon- “I’lldefinitely be teaching here un-
won the conference championship
resign. naughey’sdecision, he informed the less something comes up,” Maplestone
“I came into his office one day and he resigning head coach of his hopes at At the present time, i t appears that said. “I’ve been asked what Ithought
told me he’d quit, which suprised me,” becoming the new track leader. A Maplestone will remove his fine coach- about coaching at two other schools,
Maplestone said of McConnaughey’s conflict in coaching philosophies sur- but I really enjoy teaching here.
ing record and expericnce from the
resignation. “I knew he would retire. faced from the talk, @ringingthe two “Highline i s a super school; the
within the next five years, but Ididn’t track men to a stalemate. “It’s happened alot that an assistant Engineering andTechnology depart-
know it would be that soon. “I himthat Iwas hoping to the
told be ments are good. I t was the ideal setup
coach will quit under the same cir-
‘Then he told me that he’s already head coach, apd he said that he didn’t beingan instructor andanassistant
cumstances, that’s affected my
contacted a new head coach,‘ I can’t think I was qualified,’’ Maplestone coach.”
decision, too; especially when you feel Maplestone may not be able to give
understand why Don didn’t talk to me said. “He thinks a head coach should that you’re better than theguythat
before; as. far as I’m concerned the have experience in all theevents; I up coaching as readily as he once
gets your job,” Maplestone said.
coachwas already hired before the disagree. I think he should coach thought; the performance of his dis-
“One of the factors (McConnaughey)
assistant was talked to. certain events and hire a good assis- tance runners at this year’s conference
may have considered is that I still championships has made Mape reluc-
“He didn’t talk to me; when you work tant coach for the rest of the events? compete, but that wasn’t even discuss-
you knowwhen Maplestone also feels that ahead tant 10 leave the field.
ed; Iwas given no option,’’Maplestone “When I first thought &out it I
they are going tohire someone to work coachneedsthe time to handle the continued. “I asked him one more time,
with you.” business endof a track team, allowing thought I could just phase it out,”
and told him that I really wanted the Maplestone said of his coaching
While operating as assistant coach, room for an assistant coach to function job and a chance.
Maplestone had hoped that the head with the team. career. “They ran fantastic at confer-
“asked him why he was so set on
I his ence, and that makes it all worthwhile;
track coaching position would eventu- “A head coach i s an administrator he
decision, and said that was too,late
ally be his. and organizer; motivation i s his big- they’ve been working hard all year
todo anything, that it was already long.
“I assumed that somewheredown gest aspect,” Maplestone said. “When official.
the line I’d get to be head coach,” you getto a certain level, it’s more “After I thoughtabout it, I really
Maplestone explained. motivation than anything.’’ ’
“McConnaughey made a number of don’t want to quit; if the opportunity
“He never expressed an interest in I t will be Czubin rather than Maples- proposals, all of which Idon’t consider came up where Icould teach and coach
the headcoaching to
position me,” tone who will motivate the3980 HCC Ican work under,” Maplestoneinform- I’d take it.”
McConnaughey said of the situation. track squad. McConnaughey leaned in ed. “I McConnaugheythat if did
told he ”I’m disappointed; it’s not like I
“He did receive consideration; Iconsi- favor of Czubin’s past coaching work what he wanted to, I was going to quit.” wanted to quit,” Maplestone added. “I
dered a lot of possibilitiesand alterna- when making the decision. “He has a lot to offer young people; I Cont. on page 20
tives. “Coach Czubin has a background o f would have liked for’him to have
“He’s a strong young man, and he’s head coaching,” McConnaughey stayed,” McConnaughey said of Map-
The 30-second mile.
We teach you how.
I am able to recruit strong players, “It was nice having an assistant
by Bev Joseph they will help the five returning play- coach,” expressed the T-Bird mentor.
Norma KayAdamson, Highline Col- ers,” stated Adamson. “He really enjoyed working with the
lege women’s tennis coach,has just “Our team next year should be just girls,” she continued.
completed her second year, and states, as strong asthisyear’s team, if not Playing tennis w occupy the sum-
“I would like to be back next year.’’ stronger,’’ she continued. mer for the Highline coach and her
Coach Adamson is looking forward Although the player maximum for a five retuning playeps.
to a better season next year, as the team i s 12, Adamsonhopesto keep
netters finished this season with a 2-ll nine. “That number is more convenient
record. for traveling for
and less expensive the Summer Jobs
The relatively short one and a half college,” she explained. - Earn $240 a week to start
month season of league play is mis- Warren Farmer,the assistant coach,
leading. will be playing on the pro European 248-0533 . . .
A major aspect of the job i s recruit- Circuit this summer. Between noon - 3:00pm
ing. Adamson will be lookingfor tennis
prospects from graduating classes of
nearby high schools.
Because of her busy coaching
schedule at HCC and Tennis World,
Adamson was unable to get letters of
intent for perspective tennis players
next year, First Jump Class
However, this summer, the HCC Saturdays, 8:30am
coach will actively be recruiting.
Hopefully, she will be able to obtain
written statements from tennis play-
ers who want to attend Highline Col-
lege in the fall.
L a s t year Adamson recruited four
scholarship players. Job conflicts and
transferring to other schools prevent- Call
ed the scholarship players from join-
ing the team.
Next year, the coach hopes to,give
out five full scholarships which High-
line College w be offering in WRO-
il FOREIGN AND DOM@hC‘
The T-Bird coach sees great promise
for next year’s team, Maggie Kohler,
Sandy Fleming, Cindy Eibey, Elaine
Eggerbraaten and Tami Kendall w l
pago 20 thundmword Jurn 1.1W9
Gibbs and Adair leave HCC cont. I Mape cont.
C o n t m n ~ 1 9
cn o p,
) don’t know what I’ll do in my spare
year at Highline, avoiding the courts; a time.”
walkthrough the Pavilion during a “I’m concerned that he da8n’t get
tennis team workout year brought hi8 feeling8 and hi8 poaition he’s a
Lisa back to the racquet and net. fine young coach,” McConnaughey
had tennis high school; I’d been said of Mape. “Coach Czubin told me
doing t h e aport8 since ninth mdC,’’ that he’d really like to have Maples-
Gibbs explained.“I thought Ineededa tone, and he’s that
redly ~orry Maples-
break in 8pring so Itook one. tone can’t work with him.”
“It was kind of a spur of the moment “I don’t really have anything person-
thing this year. Iwalr getting boredthis al against him;Itold him that Iwished
spring; I walked through the Pavilion him the best,” Maplestone saidof the
day, the. tennis team W88 newly appointed head track coach. “I
practicing. have different philosophies from both
“1 saw Rhondi and said, ‘Wow, Rhon- Don and the new coach, though.
di, do you think Norma (women’s coach “Both philowphiescan work, but it’s
Norma Kay Adammn) will let me hit difficult for them 10 work together.”
with you?’Iwanted t mif Icould still
o Despite the situation, feelings have
hit; Icould.” to
been important both Maplestone and
Gibbs and Adair will take their McConnaughey. - \
respective and respectable talent8 to “Everything Bob has done has been 4’’;
four-year institutions nextyear. positive for the program; he’s a good
Neither athlete is expecting a 8cholar- person,” McConnaughey said. “He’sa
ship. good friend and coach Czubin s a good
“I’m probably going to PLU (Pacific friend and Idon’t want any feelings.’*
Lutheran University); it’s close to Still, Bob Maplestone can’t help but
home and save moneyby not living have some illfeelings on notreceiving
there,” Gibbs said her college plans.
of the headtrack position.
“I’ll commute; it’s funny saying that “I can’t understand why he didn’t at
I’ll save money going toPLU, but it’s
by least give me a chance,” Maplestone
the closest university. said of McConnaughey’s decision.
“I’d like a scholarship, but I’m not at
“When you look the whole thing, you
looking for one. I don’t even know if canaskwhy I quit, because I could
they give them to women athletes at have stayed on as assistant track and
PLU.” head cross country coach.
“I’m going to Central (Washington ‘When you anticipate something,
State University),” Adair said. “If they you can workunder circumstances,
offered me a scholarship I’d surely because you think things will get
take it, but I don’t think I’m good better. When they don’t, youlose your
enough; I might try for a tennis motivation.”
scholarship, butI’d really have to work
hard.” Term Papers
The pair of Highline athletes will
miss aspects of the college which they Reports
contributed a total of sixseasons of Resumes: Edlted
“1’11 miss the people here, that’s the Proofread!
main thing,” Gibbs stated. “1’11 miss a
lot of the coaches and instructors, but
probably Dale Bolinger (women’s hoop
coach) and Eileen B m m e l l(volleyball
coach) the most, but more Bolinger;I
worked or we worked for him, and saw
him every day. -~ ~
“Also, I’ll miss campus;
the and T-bird raquoteor Rhmdl M a l t rslrxorli during I team pnctlco.
knowingwhere things are, and .the
sports.” staff photo by Gary Undberg
“I’ll mise all my coaches andall my field of special education during the
friends that I’ve met throughsports,” year Itook off.
said Adair, parallelingGibbs’ words. “I “1 worked at Woodside school as an
think Highline has a relaxed atmos-
phere, for the most part.
“I’m just glad that Iwent through a
aide during that and
worked there through the Community
Involvement Program on
two-year school first instead of a four think it’s probably the most rewarding
year one. I t gave me time to pinpoint
exactly what Iwanted to do.”
thing I’ve done.’’
Both Lisa Gibbs’ and Rhondi Adair’s
careers at HCC have been more that
T a Means
What Adair doeswanttodo i s to
receive a degree at Central and work
into the field of special education.
“F’romwhat I hear, Central has a
rewarding, especiallyfor the women’s
The activity does not end with the
school year for either athlete. Adair
goad program; Il going mostly
be for be
and Gibbs can found on the softball
a major in special education,” Adair fields thissummer, doing what each of
said. “I pretty much decided on the them does best: participating.
Stauffer’s goodbye cont.
cOrrttn#nprolllS great friend, and respected by
To Tim Kelly (TKO), the world’s everyone in the office. Thanks for the
biggest Sonic fan and the manrespons- trip to Western.
ible for my attendance at the season’s .Finally, a big thanks to Gary Lind-
first playoff game. berg and Chrir Campbell. It’s hard to
find the wordr to ds8cribe the help you
b To Tim Johnson (TJ); if it wasn’t for have been. Seems like we’ve lived here
you, Cutesy wouldn’t there to watch for two yearr together.
\ the nasty little clackers; to Ric Chrisand I are ’going to leave
Browne, who ha8 put forth more ener- journalirm and become rock stars if
QY and effort than any A r t 8 and we can work up the nerve, Gary ir the
Entertainment editor alive. guy‘to see if you ever need to get’into
To Lori Fox, for finally writing in my the office at 4 in the morning. He lives
journal and for having the mirage to here. Both of you are great writers and
join next ‘ycar’a8tudcntcouncil;to fantastic friends.
MelodieSteiger, for graciourlyaccept- Anyway, I guess this ir it. Hops I
ing my razzing in s f a class,., AA,
t didn’t forget anyone. I’m a little at a
Melodisl lor8 for wordr. Highline College and
the Thunderword have been a big part
To Kim Harmsling, the Thunder- of my life.
word’s nicsrt renegade from Varhon Thank you very mkh. ood blear a l
, I Idand, who ha6 taught me that dugs of your live$* ‘
can be quite humorous. P.S. SSS you at Western, where the
To John Miller,the editor of thir, our Thunderword rWf r W d eventually
grand finale; a 40-prge issue. Ehrly regroup. I’m tooking lorward to it!
I morning roftball and taka with‘mme-
one who obvhurly c u m for and under-
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