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PAINTED, four freshmen, 
Mauricio Guzman, 
business administration; 
Jamison Strahm, 
mechanical engineering; 
Jason Stowell, open- 
option, and Mike Edwards, 
open-option, show 
their spirit during the 
K- State game against 
USC Sept. 21. The 
nationally televised game 
showcased K- State's 
first victory against a 
ranked, non-conference 
opponent at home. 
— Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 






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Kansas State University 

103 Kedzie Hall 

Manhattan, Kan. 66506 

Roy a! Purple 
Volume 94 

Student Publications Inc. 
Copyright 2003 
Enrollment: 22,762 
April 2002 - March 2003 



contest Aug. 29 

during Purple Power 

Play on Poyntz, Paige 

Bauer, freshman in 

secondary education, 

receives an earful of 


- Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 


lough travelers detoured from Kimball Avenue during 
football season, 49,762 Wildcat fans piled into KSU Stadium, 
in support of purple power, for the team's first victory against 
a ranked, non- conference opponent. Pre -game atmosphere 
was lively as students tailgated and socialized. 

Amid physical, emotional and perceptional changes, 
the university maintained its core values established with its 

"We should never forget those values," Mayor Ed Klimek 
said. "These are values we respect and honor about the 
people of the United States of America." 

During the Tree Dedication Ceremony Sept. 11, Klimek 
said the American way of life had changed in a year. He said 
people in Manhattan should realize the values respected in 
the Heartland - family, courtesy and friendliness - were 
taken for granted here, but were not always practiced in 
other parts of the country. 

While dusty bulldozers, orange cones, barrels and fences 
took over campus, the community atmosphere provided a 
sense of pride and belonging for students and faculty. 

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MONROE football game, 

Jace Bailey, junior in 

hotel and restaurant 

management, drinks from 

a beer bong with Kappa 

Sigma fraternity. A field 

northeast of KSU Stadium 

provided tailgating space. 

- Photo by Matt Stamey 

Opening | 3 

continued from page 2 

From Anderson Avenue, the scenic, sidewalk view of College of Veterinary Medicine students participated in 

Ahearn Field House was hindered when the Alumni Center research projects, studying animals and their behaviors. Of- 

relocated to the south side of the field. More versatile to stu- ten educational value depended on the varied mannerisms 

dents, faculty and alumni with the move back to campus, the of the animal subjects, 

center also added meeting rooms for campus organizations. Enrollment reached an all-time high of 22,762 despite 

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a 25.1 -percent increase in tuition. Higher tuition rates bal- ity in the diverse array of opportunities and achievements 

anced the shortfall of state allocations for the university, but involved with campus life. With pride and loyalty, stemming 

K- State remained one of the top values for higher education from student and faculty commitments, academic honors 

in the country. and athletic distinctions continued to showcase K- State in 

Regardless of variations in consistency, there was stabil- 2003. 

Opening 5 



Weeknights and weekends, found ways to 

have fun at Rocky Ford Fishing Area, KSU Memorial Stadium and 
in Aggieville. outside of class 

— part entertainment, part education — 
completed the 

Photo by Kelly Glasscock 

On July 4, Tyler 
Lamstein, 2002 
graduate, shoots 
Roman candles 
from a friend's roof. 

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in engineering, and Adam 
Schapaugh, freshman in 
fisheries and wildlife biol- 
ogy, wade into the water 
at Rocky Ford Fishing Area 
just below the waterfall. 
The two friends and Tyler 
Wamsley, freshman in 
construction science and 
management, visited this 
area and others to raft 
down the flowing river. 
"We usually do something 
like this once a week and 
video tape it," Schapaugh 
said. — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

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. As the warm days of fall dwindled to a. rare few, three 
' . t . ' friends armed with two inflatable rafts, an air pump and " 

an array of safety equipment:, headed eight miles north of 
-**. town in search of a different option for entertainment. 
, » V^I^WSk* Wnknown to many K- State students, the Biocky Ford 

Fishing Area provided affordable Outdoor activities as an 

alternative to the* bar scene. 


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Outdoor Recreation 9 

"It takes a certain amount of 

"," Charles Sanders, 
assistant professor of 

history, said, "it's serious business. 

You have to remember, it is the 

Outdoors, not Hale Library. 

If you make a mistake on 
the Kansas River, it'll cost you." 

Hidden Oasis 

continued from page 9 

"People don't appreciate the outdoors or think of what you 
can do," Tyler Wamsley, freshman in construction science and 
management, said. "Most people think alcohol has got to be 
involved to have fun." 

Wamsley and freshmen Adam Schapaugh, fisheries and 
wildlife biology, and Troy Walker, engineering, came to Rocky 
Ford to raft down the small but wide waterfall located about 
a mile below Tuttle Creek Dam and Reservoir. 

"We live in Kansas and most people think, well, it's flat," 
Schapaugh said, "which is why we make it as exciting as 

Charles Sanders, assistant professor of history, said he 
believed students did not get involved in outside activities 
for a number of reasons. 

"It requires getting up off the couch and leaving 
Aggieville," Sanders said. "It also requires a certain amount 
of planning. It could be expensive if you get out there and 
realize you forgot a sleeping bag. But once you do it, it's a lot 
of fun for not much effort." 

With a roll of duct tape, a $4 air pump and two $12 pool 
rafts from Alco Discount Stores, Schapaugh, Walker and 

Wamsley tested the limits of the rafts and stayed within the 
budget of the typical college student. 

"Many people don't know about it, but they rent paddles 
and all kinds of equipment at the Rec," Schaupaugh said. 

The Chester E. Peters Recreational Complex rented 
outdoor equipment such as canoes, tents, paddles and coolers 
to K- State students, employees and facilities members. 

Aside from rafting, Rocky Ford also offered opportunities 
for canoeing, kayaking and fishing. 

"A reasonable amount of college students fish out there 
because it's so convenient," said James Dubois, scout master 
and professor of interior architecture. "It's only 10 minutes 
from Manhattan by the time you get your pole in the water. 
There's a range offish in there. Some are good for eating and 
others are just fun to fish for - some will give a good fight." 

Walker, Wamsley and Schapaugh agreed Rocky Ford had 
developed into a family fishing area with plenty of activities 
for anyone. 

"We don't have beaches and mountains, but you also don't 
have to fly to the Konza," Sanders said. "Life's about making 
the best of what you have." 



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Eagle Scout or first-timer, anyone involved in 
outdoor recreational activities faced potential safety 

Freshmen Tyler Wamsley, construction science 
and management, Adam Schapaugh, fisheries and 
wildlife biology, and Troy Walker, engineering, all 
Eagle Scouts of Troop 74, applied their knowledge 
of Ihe importance of safety to their outings. 

Wearing life vests, bicycle helmets and carrying 
a long rope for possible emergency use, the three 
friends said they never went out alone and tried to 
always observe safety rules. 

"You have to be careful when there's too much 
water," Schapaugh said. "Undercurrents can be 

the waterfall, Troy Walker, 
carries his deflated raft 
back to the truck to repair 
damages from the ride. 
Duct tape was used to 
temporarily repair holes 
for another quick ride 
down the waterfall. 
— Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

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Ford Fishing Area, Troy 

Walker, freshman in 

engineering, holds on to 

his raft. The raft sprung 

a leak after the ride 

but he and two friends, 

Adam Schapaugh and 

Tyler Wamsley said they 

had a blast and were 

anxious to return soon. 

— Photo by 

Emily Happer 


floodlights installed at 

Memorial Stadium, Holly 

Cribbs, sophomore in 

family and consumer 

education, and Heather 

Meckenstock, freshman 

in hotel and restaurant 

management, run on the 

new rubberized track. The 

lights allowed students 

the opportunity to use 

the facility at night, an 

opportune time for many. 

"I ran out here a lot last 

year but this track is really 

nice," Cribbs said. "It 

absorbs a lot of the shock 

that you'd get on your 


— Photo by Drew Rose 

RUSHING to catch a 

softball, Traci Homey, 

freshman in elementary 

education, plays catch 

with her brother, 

Matthew, freshman in 

elementary education, 

on the new turf Oct. 11. 

Many activities, including 

K- State Marching Band 

practice, took place on 

the new turf. "The band 

director just loves it," 

Mark Taussig, university 

landscape architect, said. 

"He was out there when 

it was raining. They were 

out there practicing in the 

rain and he just loves it." 

— Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 

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Stadium sets 






by Nabil Shaheen 

WEAR AND TEAR took its toll on Memorial Stadium s field. 

Its condition had become so poor that even the rock 
climbing club was banned from climbing the outside walls. 

The football team had long since moved from the old 
stadium, club sports began weighing other playing field 
options and the K- State Marching Band's use of the facility 
all depended on mother nature. 

Plans for artificial turf on the field began four years ago 
and ended when the new field and track reopened Sept. 9, 
Mark Taussig, university landscape architect, said. 

"I kept throwing out the idea that if we put in artificial 
grass, we can play on it 24/7," Taussig said. "You put natural 
grass in there, and you're only going to get on there a couple 
of times a week if you want to use it as a game field where 
there is good grass on it for a game." 

The installed turf expanded the playing area for 
regulation-size soccer, lacrosse and rugby games. 

"This is the closest thing to a pro stadium we'll get to 
play in," said Jim Compton, soccer club member and senior 
in secondary education. "Compared to Arrowhead or some 
other professional stadiums, this field is pretty close." 

The new field provided clubs with a home arena on 
campus, helped in recruitment for opposing teams to 
compete here and extended playing and practice time with 
the addition of eight 1,500 -watt metal halide floodlights. 

Individual students had the opportunity to use the new 
rubberized track circling the playing field. 

"I like to run outside a lot more than I do on a treadmill," 
said Holly Cribbs, sophomore in family and consumer 
education. "It's just really pretty out here and it's a good 
place to come and run with your friends or even just by 
yourself. It's a good place to run because there's lights and 
there's other people here." 

With the renovations, the nearly forgotten, 79 -year- old 
field at Memorial Stadium was reborn, Taussig said. 

"Part of school is learning and the other part is your 
extracurricular activities," he said. "(The stadium) is an 
important part of that extracurricular. Every time I go by 
there, there are kids out there or people in the community 
out running around the track. This has a new lease on life." 

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Friends, food, purple 
make tailgating a 
popular activity before 
football games 

by Kristen Day & Matt Gorney 

OUTSIDE KSU STADIUM, the smell of hamburgers on 
an open grill wafted through the sea of recreational vehicles. 
A football bounced off the pavement almost clipping a 
pedestrian. Grabbing the ball, a child passed it back to his 
grandfather as pre -game tailgating shifted into high gear. Fans 
came for quality tailgating time as much as the game. 

Kelly Sheik, freshman in open -option, and her family had 
been tailgating for 34 years. Arriving at the stadium hours 
before game time, they pulled their Chevy Suburban into spot 
513 — the same spot they had filled since 1968. 

"My grandpa bought that spot right after the stadium was 
built," Sheik said. "Our family has had it ever since." 

Wildcat fans participated in cookout festivities. 
Conversation ranged from personal lives to a bad referee call 
at a previous game. 

Pre-game activities soared when fans knew the game 
would be televised. Extreme fans showed off artistic ability 
by painting bellies and faces. 

They arrived three hours early to get front row seats at 
the K- State versus USC game, Sept. 21. While waiting, seven 
friends painted "KSU loves TBS" on their stomachs. On their 
backs, players' names and numbers mocked jerseys. 

Mike Edwards, freshman in open-option, stood as the 
middleman with the heart drawn on his stomach. 

"Every time we turned around the camera guy was in our 
faces," Edwards said. "My dad said he saw us on TV and we 
were on the lumboTron a lot." 

A field northeast of the stadium provided an area for 

HOPING FOR a better 
view of other tailgaters, 
Bryce Mongeau, junior in 
biology, climbs the ladder 
of a 1971 antique Segrave 
firetruck before the 
K-State versus USC foot- 
ball game, Sept. 21. While 
Mongeau was on top of 
the firetruck, he took ad- 
vantage of the improved 
cell phone reception by 
calling a friend of his. 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

Blake Vanleeuwen, sopho- 
more in art, paints a single 
Wildcat on the torsos of 
fans Greg Layton, sopho- 
more in business, and 
Craig Garrett, sophomore 
in business manage- 
ment. Body painting was 
one form of fan support. 
— Photo by 
Nicole Donnert 

greeks, among others, to tailgate. 

Ben Davis, freshman in civil engineering, said 
tailgating pumped him up for the game. 

Fans filled the stadium to capacity at opening 
kickoff. Supporters screamed as shaking keys and 
pompons added to the atmosphere. The clock counted 
down to the start of the game. For the next four quarters, 
fans got what they came for: a Wildcat victory. 

As the game ended, lines of people swarmed out of 
the field and traffic jammed the streets. 

"After the games, we didn't want to leave early 
because of the traffic," Sheik said. "So we played some 
more catch and tried to get rid of all the food." 

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tradition, Jim Sheik, of 
Bern, Kan., talks with an 
acquaintance while tail- 
gating. Sheik preselected 
the spot in 1967 after the 
KSU Stadium and field 
were built. 
— Photo by 
Nicole Donnert 



Body Piercing customer 
Aaron Snyder displays his 
body art. He received 
his first tattoo at age 16. 
"Your body is a temple, 
you might as well deco- 
rate," Snyder said. 
— Photo by Jenny Braniff 


creating pieces of art using skin as a medium, tattoo artists reveal the workings of their craft 

by Lindsey Jones 

GROWING UP, Robert Miller, award -winning tattoo The more difficult areas to tattoo were the lower back, 

artist, knew he wanted to be a master of the art that intrigued stomach and breasts said Chris Tassin, a tattooist at Fine 

him. He said he drew on himself with markers, fascinated with Line Tattoo. 

the skin-and-ink combination. Kevin Watke, another tattoo artist at Stray Cat Tattoo and 

Inspired by his uncle, a tattoo artist, Miller received his Body Piercing, said common designs were Old English and 

first tattoo at 13. At 27, he had acquired tattoos over most of Japanese writing, flowers, suns, butterflies and tribal images. 

his upper body. He had tattooed most of his left arm himself They also had requests for names. 

and created many original designs. "Usually, when it's a name, it's regretted," Tassin said. 

"I draw a lot of my own, custom work right on people's "Every week, we cover up names." 

skin," Miller said. "I like doing portraits of people. I can Watke said customer anxiety caused some problems. 

reproduce an actual photograph on the skin." "I do a lot of hard tattoos," he said, "but mainly they're 

As testament to his claim, a print of Marilyn Monroe hard because people won't sit still for them." 

hung on the parlor wall among hundreds of other designs. Though the idea of getting a tattoo could be frightening, 

Beside Monroe hung a picture of the identical image - on a Miller said the process was not terrible. 

woman's thigh. "People will tell you that they hurt a lot to make themselves 

Miller said he'd tattooed just about every body part. look tougher for having them," Miller said. "I compare it to 

"I've gotten some odd (requests), but who's to say what's being scratched by a mechanical pencil. I think stories about 

odd?" Miller said. "If you can imagine any area on the body getting tattoos are actually worse than getting tattoos. It's 

where there's skin, I've pretty much tattooed it." really not as bad as most people say it is." 

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„ Robert Miller, Stray Cat 
tattoo artist, puts the 
last touches on Aaron 
Snyder's full-chest 
skull. Miller, who had 
been working as a Stray 
Cat tattoo artist for 
seven years, said he was 
always fascinated by 
tattoos. "I always saw 
people with a I ot of tat- 
toos when I was little," 
Miller said. "It had a 
profound effect on me." 
— Photo by 
Jenny Braniff 

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outside Dara's Fast Lane 
on Claflin Avenue, Tommy 
Turner, sophomore in 
construction science and 
management, and Mark 
Penka, senior in secondary 
education, flip through 
copies of Playboy maga- 
zine's "Girls of the Big 12" 
issue while waiting to go 
inside for autographs from 
the three K-State models. 
"All Playboys are collec- 
tors' items," said Dustin 
Kirk, junior in political 
science and Playboy sub- 
scriber. "I'll put mine away 
in a safe spot." 
— Photo by Nicole Donnert 

autograph Sarah Vollmer, 
sophomore in business, 
ensures the permanent 
ink is dry by blowing 
on the glossy surface of 
the magazine. Tristyn 
Rutledge, sophomore 
in open-option, Shauna 
Cushman, senior in com- 
munication sciences and 
disorders, and Vollmer 
posed nude in Playboy 
magazine's October issue. 
"I was feeling wickedly 
spontaneous," Vollmer 
said. "I have gained some 
interesting connections, 
to say the least." 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 


Three women become 
models, pose nude in 

Playboy magazine 

by Lindsay Porter 

Collegian in early April for Playboy magazine models. More 
than 50 female students responded. 

Playboy Photo Team representatives interviewed women 
at the Ramada Plaza Hotel April 30 and May 1. Candidates 
needed to show proof of K- State enrollment, a valid driver's 
license and complete a questionnaire. 

After the interview Sarah Vollmer, sophomore in business, 
said she was told Playboy representatives would call to 
schedule a photo shoot. 

"When I was basically told that I had been chosen right 
then and there, I didn't believe it until I was called for 
confirmation of the shoot date," she said. "My photo shoot 
was the last on the whole tour for the Big 12, on May 4." 

Two other K- State women were chosen for the project. 
Vollmer, Tristyn Rutledge, sophomore in open -option, and 
Shauna Cushman, senior in communication sciences and 
disorders, all opted to pose fully nude. 

"Imagine yourself being dolled up for the camera," 
Vollmer said. "Your wardrobe, consisting of enough material 
to barely clothe an infant, is presented and you dress in front of 
these strangers who go about business as usual. Then a topless 
man with a hairy chest and bunny ears (photographer David 
Rams) says, Are you ready?' and proceeds to make you feel like 
the sexiest woman on earth. I was loving every minute." 

The October issue featured 50 women in the 25th edition 
of the "Girls of the Big 12." K- State models visited two Dara's 
Fast Lane stations and Rusty's Last Chance Restaurant and 
Saloon Aug. 29 to sign autographs. 

Dave Debes, junior in civil engineering and Playboy 
subscriber, waited outside Dara's on Fort Riley Boulevard 
with more than 20 men to have his copy signed. 

"It's a once in a lifetime opportunity," he said. "It's worth 
waiting in line for." 

After the publication's release, Vollmer said people had 
presumed she was promiscuous, easy, stupid and lacking in 

"I get a lot of static over degrading myself and other women 
by allowing nude photos of me to be ogled by men," she said. 
"Out of millions of women, I have been chosen to be published 
in a national magazine that has a readership of over 15 million 
people a month, but I can't properly enjoy it without someone 
making preconceptions about me. Playboy is a liberal icon. I 
am proud to associate myself with them." 

Girls of the Big 12 







Big; tykes 
little trikes 

by Lindsey Thorpe 

ROARING ENGINES resonated in ears of the cheering 
crowd. Tires squealed as the smell of burned rubber lingered 
in the air. 

It wasn't quite NASCAR but May 15, Rusty 's Outback and 
Rusty's Last Chance Restaurant and Saloon transformed into 
a small-scale National Hot Rod Association racetrack. 

Using rotating rubber pedals for acceleration and chrome 
handlebars for steering, volunteer drivers, hoping to win 
NHRA drag racing tickets, raced Radio Flyer tricycles with 
Budweiser decals. 

The rules: go fast, stay in the lane and play fair. For safety 
reasons, intoxicated drivers were not allowed to participate. 

"We're here to promote safe drinking and let everyone 
know why we think our product is number one," Scott Schon, 
Budweiser on -premise sales manager, said. "We want to bring 
young people together to have a good, safe time. 

"We figured what better way than to simulate a race. 
There's nothing funnier than a 250-pound man on a 12-inch 

The weight of the contestants, however, proved to be too 
much for the tricycles, causing complications. 

"The handles turned, but the wheel didn't," Schon said 
after a contestant collided into a picnic table. "That's what 
happens when you have big guys on little tricycles." 

Kip Etter, Rusty's bartender, helped Schon tighten and 
straighten the two broken tricycles. 

While waiting for the tricycles to be repaired, Budweiser 
girls roamed the bar recruiting willing drivers. 

The races were organized in a bracket, single-elimina- 
tion style. Whoever crossed the finish line first went on to 
the next round. 

Some participants raced for the tickets while others said 
they just wanted a shot at racing a tricycle. 

Every contestant walked away with a Kenny Bernstein key 
chain. The top three racers, Kelly Katz, senior in elementary 
education; Scott Feldkamp, junior in secondary education 
and Kevin Zimmerman, senior in architectural engineering, 
received a pair of tickets to the NHRA drag races in Topeka. 

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the starting line, Shawn 
Wakeman and Cory Taylor, 
junior in business adminis- 
tration, prepare to race 
May 15. Because drinking 
and racing was not per- 
mitted, Wakeman finished 
his beer before the race. 
Wakeman defeated Taylor 
in the fourth round. 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

BEHIND, Mike Hewins, 
senior in park manage- 
ment and conservation, 
takes an early lead against 
Jesse Beaudin. Hewins 
beat Beaudin in the 10th 
frame of the third race 
and advanced to the next 
round. Both were elimi- 
nated in the fifth round. 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

Tricycle Race 




KSDB spent more than $140,000 
to open a state-of-the-art 
studio in the Union with new 
equipment, greater student 
accessibility, station pride 

by Matt Gorney 

AFTER WORKING three years to move into the K- State 
Student Union, KSDB-FM 91.9 began broadcating from a 
first-floor studio in the Union July 1. 

The new facility caused a resurgence in pride for station 
personnel, Candy Walton, station manager, said. 

"It is a store-front studio. It gives the students an 
opportunity to interact with the DJs," she said. "I am just 
really happy we achieved what we did. A more professional 
feel comes from being watched through the glass." 

Andrea Hufford, senior in psychology, started working at 
the station her freshman year and agreed with Walton. 

"I think our area and atmosphere is very receptive to the 
station," Hufford said. "It puts it in the public more." 

Walton said the station's improved accessibility was 
one of its greatest benefits because the studio was seldom 
visited where it was located on the top floor of McCain 

Personnel offices remained in McCain after the studio in 
the Union opened. 

"It kind of sucks still having my office over in McCain," 
said Eric Hoopingarner, music director and junior in social 
science. "If I want anything in my office, I have to walk to 

The station received more than $140,000 from the Union, 
Student Governing Association, and the A.Q. Miller School 
of Journalism and Mass Communications. 

The funds provided office equipment, studio accessories 
and construction and architect fees. 

"We got all of the equipment we wanted, we just didn't 
get quite as nice as I wanted," Hoopingarner said. "It's nice, 
but it's not like top of the line. It's like mid line." 

Although the equipment may not have been top of the line, 
it was considered better than the old, Hufford said. 

"DJs are more likely to take their job seriously because 
of the newer, better equipment," she said. "They feel more 

Walton said the move to the Union was a product of efforts 
from the students at KSDB. 

"Students eventually win the day," she said. "It may take 
awhile, but students eventually get things done." 

LISTENING to a caller's 
comments, Charlie Rowe, 
assistant urban director 
and senior in social 
science, and Clif Martin, 
disc jockey and senior 
in social science, discuss 
the movie "Barbershop" 
during their evening call- 
in show. People called 
in to discuss specified 
subjects or request 
songs. "We get a lot of 
callers in the afternoon," 
Andrea Hufford, senior in 
psychology, said. 
— Photo by Karen Mikols 

Kevin Wichman, senior 
in marketing and 
international business, 
broadcasts during his 
show from the KSDB- 
FM 91.9 studio in the 
K-State Student Union. 
The new location was 
long-awaited. "Once we 
actually got the money 
and did everything, it 
was pretty smooth," said 
Eric Hoopingarner, music 
director and junior in 
social science. 
— Photo by Karen Mikols 

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KSDB Union Studio 23 


graduate in psychology, 

sleeps during the 

graduation ceremony May 

18, 2002, which was two 

and one half hours long. 

Pat Bosco, dean of student 

life, was the guest speaker. 

"Speaking at graduation is 

one of the most gratifying 

and exhilarating things 

I have the pleasure of 

doing," Bosco said. 

— Photo by Matt Stamey 


DECORATED, Courtney 

J'Net Pralle, 2002 graduate 

in psychology, sits in 

Bramlage Coliseum 

among the largest 

graduating class in K-State 

history for the College of 

Arts and Sciences. Officials 

extended the ceremony 

by 30 minutes to 

accommodate the higher 

number of graduates. 

— Photo by Matt Stamey 

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more seniors create larger classes, longer ceremony 

by Michelle Wilmes 

WITH 655 GRADUATES, the College of Arts and Sciences 
boasted its largest class in K- State history. 

Stephen White, interim dean of the college, said 270 more 
students received their diploma in May 2002 than 2001. 

A rise in the number of students invariably put pressure 
on seniors to enroll in all of the required courses. White said 
transfer students and underclassmen often had trouble fitting 
in prerequisite courses because seniors were still signed up 
for them. 

"Classes are to be capped at around 30 students, depending 
on the class," White said. "Most of the time, however, 
professors allow about a half dozen more to enroll in their 
classes to help the students out with graduating on time." 

According to the Office of the Registrar, the Department 
of Biology and the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass 
Communications have been the two largest departments in 
the College of Arts and Sciences in recent years. 

"Because of the requirement of taking a life science in the 
College of Arts and Sciences, there have been some increases 
in the size of the class," Pat Hook, biology instructor, said. 
"The students aren't necessarily the ones who have a problem 
with the class size, though. Often parents are more concerned 
than the kids are." 

Pat Bosco, dean of student life, said as long as freshmen 
and transfer students continue enrolling, there would be 
growth in the number of graduates. To accommodate those 
numbers, the university featured six graduation ceremonies 
in addition to the College of Arts and Sciences. 

"It is important that K- State continue to emphasize classy 
graduation programs because it's a tremendous achievement 
to finish at our school," Bosco said. "The graduates do not 
do it alone. Parents, friends, family, spouses, children, 
grandparents and so many others, including many members 
of the K- State family, have helped." 




the Nov. 5 election, Joel 

Mease, junior in political 

science, completes a voter 

registration form Oct. 

12. "I'm here to help out 

Tom Hawk," Mease said. "I 

helped him out earlier this 

summer and had a blast." 

The last day to register to 

vote for the election was 

Oct. 21. — Photo by 

Matt Elliott 

voteri ncn 

candidate's attempts to educate students about voting have mixed respons 

signs decorated Manhattan lawns and store-fronts during the 
fall campaigning season. Even with their smiling faces and 
catchy slogans, candidates struggled to lure K- State students 
to voting booths. 

Tom Hawk, candidate for the Kansas House of 
Representatives, said running a political campaign 
involving students was part education, part entertainment 
and part persuasion. Hawk attempted to spark students' 
interest in voting by passing out fliers, organizing a concert 
featuring local bands and helping college students register to 
vote. Students involved in Hawk's campaign set up a voter 
registration table and answered questions about voting and 
Hawk's campaign. 

"I think students are confused because they don't know 
where to vote or if they can vote in this district, even if they 
aren't from Manhattan," Hawk said. "Overall, students think 
they don't matter and their opinions aren't important." 

Falling in the lowest voting bracket, 32.3 percent of 18 to 
24 -year- olds voted in the 2000 national election. 

"I believe voting is very important," said Keisha Clark, 
junior in political science and psychology. "People can't 
complain about the results of elections if they don't vote." 

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, college students 
continued to make up the largest age group of non-voters. 

by Rachel Von Uht 

"You can't force it (voting) on college students," Spencer 
Stelljes, senior in political science, said. " Everyone has their 
own opinions about voting." 

For some students, platform issues, such as taxes and social 
security, weren't of much interest. 

"Most students are still dependents," Stelljes said. "We 
don't necessarily see anything coming back to us." 

For a majority of students, voting was not a top priority 
on Nov. 5. 

"I don't think my vote matters in the election," Liz Van 
Zant, freshman in business administration, said. "Politics 
confuse me, so I don't take much interest in them." 

In an effort to get more students to vote, the Student 
Government Association hosted "Cat's Challenge," a 
competition against the University of Kansas. The goal of 
the competition was to get the most students and residents to 
vote during their respective football games Oct. 12. 

Once the results were tallied, the losing school's SGA 
members had to wear the opposing school's colors at the 
Nov. 2 K- State vs. KU football game. 

College students have valuable opinions they should 
share by voting and getting involved in political campaigns, 
Hawk said. 

"Young people have faith and confidence in the future," 
Hawk said. "They should be taken seriously." 

26 Student Life 

Stadium, Julie Tharp, 
senior in secondary 
education, registers to 
vote with Student Govern- 
ment Association member 
Laurie Quaife, senior in 
sociology, before the 
K-State versus Oklahoma 
State game Oct. 12. 
Members of SGA were 
at the stadium, as well 
asVarney's, registering 
students to vote in the 
Nov. 5 election. — Photo 
by Karen Mikols 

Tom Hawk, candidate for 
the Kansas House of Rep- 
resentatives, talks to Blair 
Reynolds, sophomore in 
political science, about his 
political campaign. Hawk 
hosted a concert Sept. 6 at 
CiCo Park to help inform 
people about voting. 
— Photo by Jenny Braniff 

Student Voting 27 

uate student in animal 
science, studies in Hale 
Library Oct. 10. "If you 
have lots of homework 
and research going on, 
you kind of feel confused 
and stressed," Awaw- 
deh said. "I'm here two 
or three times a week. 
It gives you a good 
environment to study, so 
sometimes I just come 
here rather than study in 
my office." For more infor- 
mation on what Univer- 
sity Counseling Services 
offers, visit 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

28 Student Life 

De- Stress Instantly 

A S _**«« ~r~„r I LI—- I * 

A 5-step program you can do anytime, anyplace 

— Close your eyes and 
picture a place you like 
where you feel happy, 
comfortable, and relaxed. 
A warm beach, a cool 
forest. ..what works for 

— Breathe from your 
abdomen, not your chest. 
Breathe slowly and evenly, 
and focus on your breath 
moving in and out. Yawn 
deeply to get oxygen into 
your system. 

— Stand up and stretch. 
Sit up and stretch if you 
can't. If any stretching 
is too public, quietly 
tense-hold-release your 
muscles. Do it three 
times, holding for 10 
seconds each time. 

— Drop your jaw. Then, 
drop your shoulders. 
Gently roll your head from 
side to side several times. 
Keep picturing yourself in 
that place of comfort and 

— Return to the present 
and calmly move through 
your activity. As you do, 
think about your toes, 
fingers, and tummy. Make 
sure they are not flexed 
and tight, but rather loose 
and light. 

Information for University Counseling Services 





guides students 

by Natalie Gervais 

SUNDAY NIGHT, 11 p.m. Your heart pounds heavily 
against your chest. Your muscles ache from tension and 
a massive headache pounds as you try to study for a final 
exam. Your significant other just broke up with you and 
your roommates are pissed off at you for something. Life is a 
mess and you feel you can't take it anymore. 

Now what? 

University Counseling Services was designed to help students 
deal with everyday issues. Stress and anxiety problems made up 
68 percent of reported cases at Counseling Services. 

"College is stressful for students because it is hard to balance 
academics, activities and relationships," Collin Curry, freshman 
in environmental design, said. "Relationships are hard to 
maintain in college because there are many distractions and so 
many different kinds of people that you might be interested in." 

Of the students who used Counseling Services, 62 
percent reported a conflict in their relationships with 
families, friends or their partner. 

"College is stressful because you're really busy with 
school and involved with clubs and work," Kristen Ball, 
graduate student in accounting, said. 

Due to the strains of learning how to balance academics, 
relationships and other college activities, Counseling Services 
designed an interactive Web site for students. The Learning 
Enhancement Assessment Program provided information 
about time management, test-taking strategies and other 
topics that decrease stress levels. 

"What we do is real helpful to students," Fred Newton, 
director for Counseling Services, said. "Our bottom line is 
we want students to be successful." 

Counseling Services was also involved in classroom education. 

"College is a time to figure out what you want to do," 
Alex Cohen, career and life planning instructor, said. "For 
the most part it's getting to know about yourself and getting 
information to make decisions." 

Thirty- three career and life planning courses were taught 
to provide help in improving academic and personal skills. 

"I found out a lot about myself that I didn't realize," 
Jennifer Myers, sophomore in business administration, said. 
"It helped me figure out my values and what I want to do." 

Counseling Services 29 

two minutes after the 
plane hit the second 
World Trade Center 
tower in New York, 
Steven Sisson, senior in 
marketing and interna- 
tional business, remem- 
bers the event. The 
K-State Student Union 
sponsored a minute- 
by- minute recap of the 
events that took place 
Sept. 11, 2001. 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

30 I Student Life 

terrorist attacks OL by OL from students, community 

"We're all in this together," Mayor Ed Klimek said. "As a small town, 
university or the world; we all share memories. The American flag is 

raised on almost every block in the community. Nations have joined 
together* America is stronger than ever. Patriotism is standing tall." 

"It helped us all, with the discussions of the stuff we 

are learning at school/' Travis Weigel, senior in policital 

science, said. "For the engineering students, they talked 

about withstanding what is no longer imagineable. Why 

the towers didn't withstand the impact. 

"Political science majors are more aware of patriotic 

acts and how it has affected certain rights and the 

possible repercussions of it - what could happen with 

certain policies. 

"Social service majors apply it to real-life crises. It's 

another thing to use to learn about." 



Ochoa and her mother, 

Amy, hold candles 

during the vigil service 

Sept. 11, 2002 at City 

Park. The Manhattan 

Municipal Band played 

and local firemen, EMTs 

and police officers were 

recognized at the event. 

— Photo by Matt Stamey 

Sept. 1 1 Anniversary 31 

r^O m a Cllt te r6 n t by Nabil Shaheen 


Commemorating the one-year anniversary of Sept. 11 had "He told us that this was the biggest shoot of our life 

different meaning for individuals around the world. 

For three K- State students, commemorating the one- 
year anniversary of Sept. 11 meant their original percep- 
tions would be altered. The changes in thought came 
as a result of attending the 15th Annual Eddie Adams 
Barnstorm Workshop for collegiate photojournalists in 
Jeffersonville, N.Y. 

"You're rubbing shoulders with people who saw it first 
hand," said Evan Semon, junior in journalism and mass 
communications. "You can hear stories, you can read 
Time magazine and you can watch it on TV, but it's not like 
being there." 

Karen Mikols and Kelly Glasscock, seniors in journal- 
ism and mass communications joined Semon as three of 
the 100 photojournalists attending the workshop, Sept. 

Of the 10 teams at the workshop, Mikols and Glasscock 
were assigned to the sports life team. Semon's team cov- 
ered Coney Island. 

"Before we knew what we were doing and what our 
assignments really were, I think a lot of people expected 
us to be in these mobs of emotional people," Mikols said. 
"I didn't really want to be doing that because that's really 
hard for people. It can be emotionally draining for me, too. 
It's difficult to be in a situation where people are grieving 
in such a way. I was excited to go but I was also hoping that 
I wouldn't be in a situation where they weren't wanting me 
to be there." 

Mikols spent Sept. 11 in the Bronx covering a Yankees 
game and Glasscock was in Central Park covering people 
playing sports. The leader of Semon's group had different 
plans for his team that day. 

and that we should go where we want to," Semon said. "Not 
everyone went to ground zero but I went because I knew I 
would kick myself in the ass if I didn't go. How could you 
not go on such a historic day?" 

The day brought introspection for Glasscock, he said. 

"It was emotional enough just being there that one 
day," Glasscock said. "I couldn't imagine living there and 
living with that every single day. I was walking down the 
street and I was thinking to myself about the actual day of 
Sept.ll, 2001 and what people were going through - being 
right there, being in Manhattan - being evacuated off this 
island not knowing what was going on and hearing sirens, 
seeing all this smoke. It was hectic enough for me being 
there on a normal New York City day, I could not imagine 
what it was like Sept. 11 - during the attacks - that morn- 
ing and throughout that day. 

"Then I think about it as a photographer. Would I be 
able to pick up my cameras and walk against the flow of 
traffic coming across the bridges to shoot this horrific 
scene of towers in smoke and New York City filled with 
ash? I don't know if I would have been able to make it in 
there and do some of the 

32 Student Life 

. . , , LU "Sept. 11 is one of the few 

things that other pho- U 

r -y experiences I'll ever consider 

tographers have done. iii 'life-changing.' The year that's 

5j '©"owed, has been marked by 
It was overwhelming, 8_ , . , 

5 rnebecomin 9 a 'o trn o reser| - 

thinking of what people LU ous about my health and career 

"5 — not taking the little that I do 
actually went through, S u * 

O nave * or 9 rante d — and calling 

just seeing what I had forth life's riches, photographi- 

^ cally. I've found that if any- 
to go through on that uj 

00 -y thing, being hereon Sept. 11 

normal day in New hasconnecetedmetoSmillion 

other people who were also 
York City taking photo - nere that day We a|| |ove (New 

graphs." Yor k c '*y) even more because 

of what happened." — Cary 
Conover, K-State alumnus and 
New York City resident 

normal day in New 
York City taking photo- 


'Every New Yorker gets past it in their own way, in their own time.' 

- Cary Conover, K- State alumnus and New York City resident 

Sheeps Meadow, Lacy 
James, Cladia Spahr and 
Lisa Pelletidr spent Sept. 
11 inCenteral Parkin 
New York City. — Photo 
by photojournalist and 
senior in journalism and 
mass communications, 
Kelly Glasscock, who 
visited Central Park on 
assignment for the 15th 
Annual Eddie Adams 
Barnstorm Workshop 
Sept 9-12. 

Sept. 1 1 Anniversary 33 

of the University 

With contributing factors from all sides of 
campus, K-State experienced one of its most 
innovative years in recent history. 

Some of these distinctions were shown for the first time 
in 2003, while others were improvements and reflections 
on the university's foundations. 

More than $100 million was spent on technological 
advancement and construction projects through univer- 
sity and public funding to enhance the attractiveness of 

Coping with a $9.3-million university budget cut, 
classes were combined and faculty positions closed, but 
the strength of the educational programming was not 
affected, said Dean Terry King, College of Engineering. 

That strength was evident in the student achievements, 
which were a direct reflection of the excellence, expertise 
and dedication of K-State faculty, President Jon Wefald 

34 : Student Life 

in architecture, walks past 
the Peine Gates on the 
corner of 17th and Ander- 
son in front of the K-State 
Student Union and the 
Alumni Center. The gates 
replaced those built in 
1916. — Photo by 

State of the University 35 


Rich in history and known for their 
architectural characteristics, campus 
buildings served students and 
visitors in specific ways. Some were 
appreciated for their historic value, 
p while others became recognized as 
\JL symbols of K-State progress. 

Ill LC 1 C iD L by Jennifer Newberry 

36 : Student Life 

Ahearn Field House 

Built in 1951, Ahearn was 
named in honor of Michael F. 
Ahearn, former K- State professor, 
coach, head of the Department of 
Physical Education and athletics 
director. It was built to improve 
facilities for basketball and indoor 
track events. 

"It cost $1.65 million to build," 
Mark Taussig, university architect, 
said. "It was the first building to be 
completed under President James 

Once the basketball games 
were moved to Bramlage in 1988, 
the building was redesigned for 
volleyball, track, tennis and vari- 
ous other indoor activities. Ahearn 
has a capacity for 11,700 fans. 

All Faiths Chapel 

Located on Vattier Street, All 
Faiths Chapel was dedicated as a 
memorial to the K- State men who 
sacrificed their lives in World War 
II and the Korean War. 

Exceptional care was taken in 
the design of the chapel to achieve 
proper acoustical balance for solo 
instruments and string quartets 
while assuring sufficient resonance 
for organ music. Featured in the 
chapel was a 40 - rank pipe, installed 
in 1961. 

With seating available for 465, 
the chapel was used for everything 
from weddings and memorials to 
music classes and concerts. 

Dougherty created an 
on-site sculpture Oct. 21 
to Nov. 8 at the Marianna 
Kistler Beach Museum of 
Art. Visiting cities around 
the world, he built organic 
sculptures using saplings, 
willow branches and limbs 
found in local surround- 
ings. "The sculpture will 
be up about 18 months to 
two years," Lindsay Smith, 
exhibition designer, said. 
"The museum will take it 
down when it no longer 
looks good." — Photo by 
Drew Rose 

Anderson Hall 

Built from 1879 to 1884, the 
Practical Agriculture Building 
contained a canteen, barbershop, 
chapel and college library. 

Anderson Hall became the offi- 
cial name of the building in 1902 
when named for John Alexander 
Anderson, the second president of 
Kansas State Agricultural College. 

Today, the building houses 
offices for student services such as 
academic services, admissions, the 
budget office and the Office of the 
Registrar, as well as administrative 

Butterfly Conservatory 

Home to hundreds of native 
butterflies, the colorful insects 
could be seen fluttering near the 
Butterfly House. The garden was 
dedicated Sept. 21, but the official 
opening and dedication of the 
exhibit was Oct. 8, 1999. 

Lee Creek Gardens, a sponsor 
of the garden, has supplied annual 
flowers each year to complement the 
perennial plants, which attracted 
butterflies. Searching for nectar 
among the flowers, the butterflies 
were free to fly among visitors. 

Marianna Kistler Beach 
Museum of Art 

Housing creations by famous 
artists, the Beach art museum was 
located on the southeast corner of 

The $2-million museum, 
named after a K-State alumna, 
opened Oct. 13, 1996. Since then, 
more than 4,000 works of art have 
been showcased through permanent 
displays, while traveling pieces were 
displayed for variety. 

An exhibit by artist Tony Fitz- 
patrick was on display from Oct. 1 
to Dec. 15. The four- color etchings 
of Max and Gaby's Alphabet, was 
named after his two children and 
included a print for each letter of 
the alphabet. 

Power Plant 

Generating light, heat and 
power for the campus, the Power 
Plant was as an essential part of 

Pat McDiffett, facilities 
and power plant worker, 
reads and records gages 
on a boiler. — Photo by 
Drew Rose 

K- State. Costing $150,000 in 1927 
and an additional $165,000 in 1928, 
the building replaced an 1882 power 
house that was located in the shop 
area north of Seaton Hall. 

Standing tall above the campus 
was the lone smokestack. 

The Power Plant had a total 
of seven boilers, two no longer in 
operation, that created steam for 
the plant. A portion of the steam 
that went out of the compound 
came back as water to the Power 
Plant, allowing for partial recy- 
cling, Delvin Winfough, electronic 
control center technician, said. 

The Power Plant did not supply 
all the energy for the campus, and 
also used substations and energy 
from Westar Energy. 

President's Residence 

Simply known as Wefald's 
house, the $29,391 home built in 
1923, was located at 100 Wilson 

Looking at the outside, one saw 
characteristics of a country French 
house, with ivory stone walls and 
a steep roof. People were drawn to 
the native limestone that harmo- 
nized the house with the rest of the 
campus, Ruth Ann Wefald said. 

"The thing I love is that the 
house was built in 1923 and it stands 
the test of time," she said. "It really is 
just like a timeless building. I think 
that is one of its unique features." 

The house was remodeled in 
1997 to upgrade equipment and 
to expand the kitchen and add a 

Scenes of Interest 




second floor bathroom, 

Emily Van Eman, junior 

in geography, dries her 

hands Nov. 16. The English 

department trimmed its 

budget by eliminating 

many products such as 

paper towels. — Photo by 

Karen Mikols 

by Lindsay Porter 



Millions of dollars lost in Kansas revenue forced budget cuts 
across the state. K-State administrators reviewed finances 
and asked colleges to cut more than $9.3 million for fiscal year 
2003. To compensate for part of the lost money, student tuition 
increased 25.1 percent. Individual colleges adjusted course 
loads and faculty positions to lower operating budgets. 

ANN WARREN, English 

instructor, checks her 

class's on-line bulletin 

board. Due to budget 

cuts, Warren has had to 

cut back her use of paper 

materials and use other 

methods to teach, such as 

overheads. "I used to give 

out questions to study 

with for tests," she said. 

"This year I put them on 

the overhead for students 

to copy down." 

— Photo by Karen Mikols 

38 Student Life 

College of Agriculture 

Counting $493,000 in teach- 
ing operations and more than $4.5 
million in research and extension, 
agriculture lost 6.64 percent of 
expenses after its tuition allow- 

Dean Marc Johnson said there 
was no operating money after 
internal allocations, so the college 
recovered the deficit by perma- 
nently closing six vacant teaching 

Individual departments deter- 
mined ways to provide more effi- 
cient teaching operations. Some 
smaller classes were closed while 
others were consolidated, piling 
additional students on professors. 

College of Architecture, 
Planning and Design 

Cutting 4 percent of its oper- 
ating expenses, architecture, 
planning and design cut faculty 

travel from the budget. Hoping to 
save money in office expenses, the 
administration and faculty limited 
copying and took advantage of 
Internet and e-mail, Dean Dennis 
Law said. 

"We're small, and we have list- 
servs to send out announcements to 
faculty and students," he said. "It's 
something we should probably do 

To meet the $198,473 shortfall, 
some vacant faculty positions were 

College of Arts and Sciences 

The largest college on campus 
lost a total of $1.57 million due to 
budget reductions. The college's 
tuition allocation made up for all 
but $520,000. 

"We're at a critical point right 
now," Interim Dean Stephen White 
said. "It's high on our priority to 
protect the instructional programs 

in the college." 

Because many arts and sciences 
courses were taken by freshmen and 
for general education credit, the col- 
lege did not want to cut class ses- 
sions, White said. 

To ease the financial burden, the 
college also recruited fewer faculty 
than past years. 

College of Business 

Cutting 4 percent from instruc- 
tional funding, the college struggled 
to make up for the $215,343 budget 
shortfall, Dean Yar Ebadi said. 

Business students were charged 
an additional $5 per credit hour. 
Although the college used 100 
percent of the allotment toward 
retention of faculty, it put a freeze 
on three vacant positions, reduced 
the number of graduate teaching 
assistants and cut summer research 


The college also dismantled 
five classes comprising the honors 
program and ended 19 years of 
financial support to the Small 
Business Development Center after 

College of Education 

Although education cut 
$252,409 in spending, it did not 
want the deficit to adversely impact 
students, Dean Michael Holen said, 
so no classes were closed. The col- 
lege cut temporary and part-time 
positions totaling the equivalent 
of five full-time positions. Faculty 
were also restricted by limited sup- 
port for travel reimbursements, 
Holen said. 

College of Engineering 

Engineering added a $5 per- 
credit-hour surcharge to students 

to maintain faculty salaries after 
$529,692 was cut from its budget. 
The 3 -percent deficit was partially 
restored through gifts and research 
contracts, Dean Terry King said. 

"This is pretty serious," King 
said. "We attempted to make sure 
students weren't affected." 

College of Human Ecology 

Asked to cut 3.5 percent 
- $194,473 - from its general fund, 
human ecology withheld an addi- 
tional 4 percent in anticipation of 
future callbacks, Dean Carol Kel- 
lett said. 

She said the college split the 
budget crunch into three parts - not 
filling five vacant faculty positions, 
using its tuition allotment effec- 
tively on operations, equipment 
and technology and using undesig- 
nated funding to retain all sessions 
in course schedules. 

Stages of Regression | 39 

Student Government 
Association President 
Zachary Cook 

Cook represented 22,000 
students, though he said he tried 
not to stand out. 

"I didn't like to get introduced 
as the president," said Cook, senior 
in biological and agricultural 
engineering. "Get to know me by 
my merits, not by my title." 

Cook represented students at 
banquets and city-level meetings. 
He helped with long-term university 
planning on the alumni board and 
with university administrators. 

"It's hard work," Cook said. "I 
wasn't that easy to work with in 
the beginning, but I'm learning to 
compromise and work with people, 
trying to work toward a common 
goal. It's definitely a test of patience 
to deal with different people." 

K-State Honorary Family 

A loyal K-State family, the 
Hooblers became K-State's 2002 
Honorary Family. Tina Hoobler, 
senior in agricultural economics, 
said she wrote the winning essay 
because she wanted to let her family 
know how much their support 
meant to her. 

Tina, along with her parents, 
Larry and Diane Hoobler, and her 
sisters Tammy and Tonya received 
the award at K- State's Family Day 
activities, Sept 28. 

Aaron Jantz, Intramural 

An important figure in 
intramurals, Jantz, senior in finance, 

completed much of the behind- 
the-scenes work for thousands of 
students who participated in the 

"I was in charge of getting the 
officials ready and training them," 
Jantz said. "Then on a regular day, 
I gave out assignments. I would also 
set up events and supervise them." 

Jantz not only supervised, but 
played as well. 

"When I came up to K-State, I 
already knew some older guys," he 
said, "so we started a team and then 
played all of the sports." 

Scholarship Nominee 
Darcy Kern 

Nominated for two prestigious 
scholarships, Kern, senior in history, 
pre-law, Spanish and French with a 
minor in leadership studies, was the 
only student selected as a nominee 
for both the Rhodes and Marshall 

Both scholarships offered 
between $40,000 and $60,000 
to support a student studying in 
England for two years . 

Black Student Union 
President Paris Rossiter 

Founded in 1969, the mission 
of the BSU, according to the 
organization's Web site, was to 
communicate the academic, 
cultural and social needs of black 
students as well as others in the 
college community. 

Rossiter, junior in art, 
represented the 34-year-old 

"As president of the Black 

versus Nebraska 
football game Nov. 
16, sisters Tammy Nie- 
mann, and Tina and 
Tonya Hoobler spend 
time at their parents' 
house with Tammy's 
son, Alex Niemann, 
and other immediate 
family members. The 
Hooblers were named 
K-State's Honorary 
Family after Tina 
submitted an essay 
about her family. 
— Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

Student Union, I am a spokesperson 
and delegate to the greater campus," 
Rossiter said. "I hope I speak well for 
the Union." 

Although he was president, 
Rossiter said he let the people lead. 

Greek Affairs President 
Jeffrey Rundle 

Representing the 4,000- 
member greek community 
challenged Rundle, senior in civil 

"I was in charge of eight 
officers in the executive council," 
Rundle said. "We also had biweekly 
meetings and an executive meeting 
at the end of each semester." 

As a former chapter president of 
Beta Theta Pi, Rundle's focus shifted 
to a larger scale, Rundle said. 

"I had to make sure we all did 
everything right," he said. "It's a 
bigger job." 

Willie the Wildcat 

A time-honored tradition at K- 
State, Willie the Wildcat represented 
the spirit of the university. 

The selection of Wille, which 
occured in late April with the 
cheer squad tryouts, was based on a 
performance of a comedy skit using 
creativity and enthusiasm. 

He performed at tailgates, and 
at home and away football games, 
including postseason play. He was 
also present at most home basketball 
and volleyball games. 

One of the most recognizable 
faces on campus, the identity of the 
man behind the mask has always 
remained a secret. 

40 Student Life 


by Jennifer Newberry 


The leader, the heart, the athlete, the brain, the voice, the servant, the 
spirit: these classifications describe seven students, whose contributions 
helped shape student life and the image of the university. 

TINA HOOBLER, senior in 
agricultural economics, and 
her sister, Tonya, count the 
number of times each sister is 
pictured on the refrigerator. 
— Photo by Kelly Glasscock 

Students of Notoriety 



Amid teaching courses, advising students 
and working on research, professors focused 
on students. Sources agreed listening to 
and getting to know students aided in their 
ability to teach skills and build student self- 


by Lindsay Porter 

senior in architecture, and 
Gary Coates, professor 
of architecture, discuss 
plans for a house-building 
competition in Capetown, 
South Africa. Coates said 
he used classes to encour- 
age students to make 
positive changes in their 
community and world. 
— Photo by Karen Mikols 

42 Student Life 

Arlo Biere, professor of 
agricultural economics 

As undergraduate program 
coordinator, Biere organized fac- 
ulty advising, recruited prospec- 
tive students and looked for ways 
agricultural economics could better 
meet the needs of students through 
their educational experiences, job 
searching and life, he said. 

"I try to make students feel 
comfortable," Biere said. "I use 
fair Socratic questioning in class. 
Learning should be a conversation. 
It's more interesting for students." 

Gary Coates, professor of 

Encouraged by former students, 
Coates came to K- State in 1977 for 
the quality of the architecture pro- 
gram and administrational leader- 
ship, he said. 

Coates' fall 2001 design studio 
was awarded the top American 
Institute for Architects Education 
Honor for their project on afford- 
able housing for Manhattan. The 
fall 2002 class continued working 
on research and designs. 

"The project had students tack- 
ling real-world issues," Coates said. 
"It's an honor to be able to work 
with young people to help them 
become who knows what." 

Michael Finnegan, professor 
of sociology, anthropology 
and social work 

When students were interested 
in forensic pathology, they were 
sent to Finnegan. Because there 
was no program for forensic sci- 
ence, Finnegan worked with stu- 
dents to find classes in the medical 
or criminology fields to fulfill their 
dreams, he said. 

"Usually the students who 
come around are better students," 
Finnegan said. "It's nice to be able 
to help somebody get in the right 
classes and talk to the right profes- 

Finnegan helped students find 
internships in areas of forensic 
pathology and pre-medicine. He 
was responsible for the museology 

interns where students worked in 

Marjorie Hancock, associate 
professor of elementary 

Part of Hancock's work in ele- 
mentary education involved work- 
ing with professional development 
schools where students worked as 
student- teachers to gain experience. 
Hancock also worked with public 
school teachers to supervise K- State 

She said she encouraged volun- 
teerism for students to work with 
children as well as active participa- 
tion in class discussions. 

"I challenge them academi- 
cally," Hancock said. "I have high 
expectations but provide informa- 
tion they need to be good teachers, 
so they'll be the best teachers they 
can be." 

Carol Ann Holcomb, 
professor of human nutrition 

Chair of academic affairs for 
the College of Human Ecology 
and a member of the Institute 
Review Board on human research, 
which monitors safety of research 
on human participants, Holcomb 
joined the K- State faculty in 1979. 

"I help students by providing 
them with a positive experience in 
classes through learning, direction 
in academics, being supportive and 
respectful and helping each one to 
meet their full potential," she said. 
"I spend a lot of time with students. 
I take an interest in students' per- 
sonal lives - where they come from, 
their goals, what they enjoy." 

Ray Hightower, assistant 
dean of engineering 

Hightower advised more than 
200 general engineering students. 

"I like working with students 
and helping with their problems," 
he said. "It keeps me young." 

No longer instructing students 
in the classroom, Hightower used 
his experience in engineering and 
at K- State to present orientation 
sessions and chair a committee for 

academic standards within the Col- 
lege of Engineering. 

Hightower devised a study guide 
tailored for engineering students 
that emphasized the importance of 
study skills. 

He encouraged students to 
participate in engineering activi- 
ties because they develop people 
and team skills, Hightower said. 
He also helped initiate Mentors for 
International Experiences in May 
2002 and the Engineering Ambas- 
sadors Association in 1981. 

Swinder Janda, associate 
professor of marketing 

In 1997, after completing doc- 
torate work at the University of 
Arkansas and moving to Southern 
California, Janda returned to the 
Midwest to teach at K- State. 

"I stayed because I like the 
students," he said. "They are really 
nice and getting along makes life 
easy and more fun." 

For his marketing research 
class, Janda gave students projects 
to analyze data as opposed to read- 
ing books and taking exams. 

"I make them think," he said. 
"That's what we're here for - to 
think in situations and figure out 

PROFESSOR and foren- 
sic consultant Michael 
Finnegan examines calf 
bones for a coroner's 
office. Finnegan said 
he received bones from 
state officials unsure if 
skeletons were human or 
animal. — Photo by 
Karen Mikols 

Sources of Information 


A.Q. Miller School of 
Journalism and Mass Com- 
munications Media Lab 

Small, unmarked and highly 
technological like its namesake, the 
Bat Cave, the School of Journalism 
and Mass Communications' media 
lab, was the most technologically 
advanced room in Kedzie Hall. 

The total investment of 
$100,000 supplied students with 
top - of- the -line technology in audio 
and video editing equipment. The 
lab was open to all branches of the 
journalism and mass communica- 
tions curricula. 

Bioterrorism Facility 

The state of Kansas received 
$1.67 million to prevent terrorist 
attacks on agriculture. 

Part of that money was used 
to build a diagnostic and response 
facility at K- State. The site helped 
protect plants and animals from ter- 
rorism-related biological threats. 

Since food and animal sciences 
were so closely integrated, faculty, 
staff and students in the building 
worked closely with the College of 
Veterinary Medicine. 

Physics Patent 

On June 25, the U.S. Patent 
Office issued Patent No. 6,410,940 
to the KSU Research Foundation. 

Inventors Hongxing Jiang, 
Jingyu Lin, professors in physics, 
along with Sixuan Jin, fellow in 

available in the Journalism 
and Mass Communica- 
tions Media Lab, Michael 
Pule, senior in mass 
communications, works 
on editing a video clip. 
— Photo by Drew Rose 

44 ! Student Life 

physics and Jing Li, graduate in 
physics, developed a micro -sized 
optical element that could produce 
and detect light. 

Work on the project began 
immediately after Jiang's arrival on 
campus in 1988. 

The optical structure's diam- 
eter was smaller than a human hair 
and based on one Ill-nitride wide 
band gap semiconductor. It had the 
potential to save billions of dollars in 
energy costs globally, and increased 
a light or display's lifetime by almost 
1,000 percent. 

Principles of Biology 
Studio Lab 

Designed with the idea that 
students learn differently, the Prin- 
ciples of Biology Studio lab served 
800 students every semester. 

With two professors, two gradu- 
ate teaching assistants and three 
practicums monitoring each of the 
10 sections at all times, the biology 
lab was the only one of its kind in 
the country. In the lab were 44 
Gateway computers and an assort- 
ment of dissecting and compound 

Total value of the lab was esti- 
mated at about $2 million. Sections 
of 80 students each were in the lab 
daily from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and 
7 to 9 p.m. 

Technology in the Classroom 

In a year ruled by budget cuts, 
technology in the classroom proved 
to be vital and cost-efficient. 
Equipped with computers, ELMO 
projectors, televisions, VCRs and 
wireless microphones, instructors 
in Bluemont, Cardwell, Dickens, 
Kedzie and Seaton halls saved 
space, time, paper and money by 
teaching in an audio-visual format 
as opposed to the traditional hand- 
out-and-lecture style. 

"I am specifically interested in 
exploring how to expand the use of 
visual information in my courses," 
Harald Prins, professor of anthro- 
pology, said. "Communication has 
become extremely visually oriented. 
Students nowadays are much more 
visually oriented than in the past. 
They read fewer books and see 
more television. In the classroom 

you cannot permit yourself to have 
dead moments." 

Terry C. Johnson Center for 
Basic Cancer Research 

Located in the new addition to 
Ackert Hall, the Terry C. Johnson 
Center for Basic Cancer Research 
featured administrative and devel- 
opmental offices, as well as an 
educational outreach room. 

The center was named after 
Terry Johnson, cancer researcher 
and university- distinguished pro- 
fessor. Johnson lost his own battle 
with cancer two weeks after the 
center was renamed in his honor. 
"Dr. Johnson is so deserving of this 
honor," President Jon Wefald said. 
"Terry's accomplishments for the 
cancer center (and) for the division 
of biology over the years, were truly 

The center also housed admin- 
istrative offices for BioServe Space 
Technologies, a NASA commercial 
space center, which Johnson had 

Veterinary Medical Teaching 
Hospital, Radiology Section 

A $1 -million renovation gave 
one of the top veterinary medicine 
programs in the country cutting- 
edge technology in the field. 

To accomodate the new com- 
plex technology, the College of 
Veterinary Medicine renovated 
three rooms in the Veterinary 
Medicine Teaching Hospital with 
copper-shielded walls, doors and 

"We have purchased the most 
technologically advanced equip- 
ment available," Dr. Roger Fing- 
land, director of the hospital, said. 
"We have cross-sectional imaging 
capability that parallels human 
medicine and is unsurpassed in 
veterinary medicine." 

Used on small animals and 
horses, computed tomography 
and magnetic resonance imaging 
assimilated multiple X-ray images 
into a cross-sectional image and 
examined internal structures of 
the body. The equipment, rarely 
available for large animals, offered 
the same specialized medical care 
used on humans. 


by Nabil Shaheen 


Known as one of the best-priced, land-grant 
institutions, K-State added cutting-edge technology 
to its repertoire of benefits. 

NEPAL graduate students 
in physics, work on chang- 
ing the wavelengths of a 
laser to change the color 
of the beam. — Photo by 
Drew Rose 

Symbols of Advancement 



by Natalie Gervais 

Since 1986, K-State has been planning 
various multi-million dollar projects to 
keep up with the altering state of the 
campus. Multiple improvements were 
made to maintain the status as one of 
the best educational values according to 
Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine. 




46 Student Life 

Calvin Hall 

Construction calmed safety 
concerns about Calvin's new 
entrance, which took 105 days to 

The old entrance had a steep 
slope, which, during winter, became 
icy, causing students to slip. 

"Calvin Hall is somewhat 
unique in that both sides of the 
building could be considered to 
be the front," said Sondra Visser, 
budget director for the College of 
Business Administration. 

Visser said the new entrance 
was installed on the west side of 
the building because most students 
entered from that side. 

Chalmers Hall 

Home to the Terry C. Johnson 
Center for Basic Cancer Research, 
the 56,000 -square -foot addition to 
Ackert Hall included 12 new cancer 
research laboratories. 

The center included eight 
research suites, departmental 
offices and four instructional labs. 
Once built, it gave instructors and 
students needed space for class- 
rooms and research laboratories. 

The $11.9 million addition 
was constructed on the east side of 
Ackert and named in honor of John 
Chalmers, a former dean of the Col- 
lege of Arts and Sciences. 

Grain Science Center 

The Department of Grain Sci- 
ence and Industry began construct- 
ing a $60 -million Grain Science 
Center in September. 

SCOTT CASSITY, facilities 
groundskeepers, prepare 
a garden bed around 
the Ackert Hall sign on 
Tuesday Oct 8. Ackert was 
under construction fall 
2000 to spring 2002 when 
Chamlers Hall was added 
for the Terry C. Johnson 
Center for Basic Cancer 
Research and other 
offices. — Photo by 
Matt Stamey 

The center was funded through 
public and private funds. The new 
Grain Science Center thrived with 
updated equipment and facilities. 

K- State was the only campus 
internationally offering bachelor's 
degrees in baking science, feed sci- 
ence and milling science through 
the grain science and industry 

The building program included 
constructing five buildings - a feed 
mill, flour mill, bioprocessing and 
industrial value-added program, 
international grain center and 
teaching research building. 

"The facilities we were in were 
old," Brendan Donnelly, grain sci- 
ence department head, said. "We 
needed to bring our facilities and 
equipment into the 21st century." 


More than 185,000 specimens 
of plants were housed in the oldest, 
largest and most diverse herbarium 
in the Great Plains. Due to the 
amount of preserved plant speci- 
mens, staff started a computerized 

"A database of specimens never 
replaces specimens," said Carolyn 
Ferguson, assistant professor and 
curator of the herbarium. "A data- 
base made them more accessible." 

Information ranged from a 
plant's scientific name, to its habitat, 
to what insects pollinated on it. 

KSU Stadium 

$800,000 worth of artificial 
grass replaced the 11 -year- old turf 
on Wagner Field. 

FieldTurf was chosen because it 
allowed a safe ground for athletes. 
The turf reduced motion-related 
injuries and allowed players to wear 
cleats without ruining the field. 

FieldTurf used coated fibers, 
and an open weave system that 
combined Nike Grind rubber and 
sand infilling. 

Because of postponed construc- 
tion, the April 27 Spring Game was 

front of Calvin Hall, Luke 
Bockelman, sophomore 
in Spanish, spreads mulch 
around the bushes Nov. 
15. The entrance to Calvin 
was under construction 
during the summer to be 
ready for students in the 
fall. — Photo by 
Matt Stamey 

not played at the stadium. The field 
was completed in June for football 

Peine Gate 

Located on the southwest 
corner of campus, the gates reading, 
"Kansas State University, Founded 
1863" welcomed visitors to K- State. 
The two 45 -foot- wide and 10 foot- 
high sections of the limestone gate 
replaced the gate donated by the 
Class of 1916. 

Caroline Peine, former assistant 
dean of student life, and her brother, 
Perry Peine, donated funds for the 
gate on behalf of their family. Two 
markers were saved from the old 
gate and were embedded into the 
new gate's west side. 

Union Forum 

To meet American Disabilities 
Act requirements for Forum Hall, 
the K- State Student Union spent 
$166,000 on renovations. 

Construction on the updated 
installments began in June and 
ended in December. 

The entrance of Forum was 
replaced with automatic doors 
and the restrooms were updated to 
accommodate a disabled person. 
An automatic lift was installed on 
the stairs and several seats were 
designed for wheelchairs. 

Signs of Progress | 47 

by Lindsey Thorpe 

Escaping the distractions of noisy 
neighborhoods, ringing telephones and the 
lures of the television screen, some students 
found the best way to focus on schoolwork 
was to retreat to lesser-known hideaways 
\JL around campus. 


Bluemont Bell 

The 513 -pound bell, donated 
by Joseph Ingalls to the Bluemont 
College in 1861, moved to Ander- 
son Tower in 1882 until 1995 when 
it was moved between Bluemont, 
Holton and Dickens halls. 

Mounted on a 7-foot high struc- 
ture supported by four light poles, 
the bell hung above the benches 
used for studying or relaxing. 

"I see a lot of students studying," 
said Rebecca Kline, senior in family 
studies and human services. "It is 
one of the biggest and nicest bench 
areas on this side of campus." 

Cat's Pause 

Contemporary furniture, tran- 
quil lighting and a gas log fireplace 
in Cat's Pause were designed to be 
part of a living room for students 
longing for home, said Libby 
Stauder, marketing and promo- 
tions manager for the K-State 


in physics, studies by the 

fireplace in the Cat's Pause 

Lounge in the K-State 

Student Union. —Photo 

by Karen Mikols 

Student Union. 

"The comfy atmosphere with 
the fireplace and chairs leads to little 
intimate corners where people can 
have conversations or curl up with 
a book," she said. "It is a highly uti- 
lized space by the students." 

Clock Area 

Situated on the north side of 
Holtz Hall, students sat on wooden 
benches surrounding a four- sided 
clock. Kevin Halbach, 1975 senior 
in architecture, and James Shepard, 
university architect, designed the 
area completed in 1975. 

The glass dials of the 13 -foot tall 
clock, gifts from the classes of '68, 
'71, '73 and '74, were lit at night. 

Durland Pyramid 

Shaded by the limbs of the tall 
panicled goldenraintrees, a concrete 
pyramid created by the former 
engineering honorary Sigma Tau, 
marked the accomplishments of 
engineering students. Previously 
located in front of the east doors of 
Ahearn Field House, the pyramid 
was moved to the southeast corner 
of Durland Hall in 1987. 

According to Kansas State 
Collegian archives, benches were 
installed around the planters in 
1990 to enhance the beauty of the 
area and keep skateboarders from 
causing damage. 

Farrell Library Great Room 

A cathedral-like ceiling and 75- 
year-old wooden tables on the third 
floor of Hale Library contributed to 

what Pat Patton called one of the 
best-kept secrets on campus. 

"The beauty and size of it creates 
a tranquility that is very conducive 
to studying," Patton, university 
archives research specialist, said. 
"It's like what you would see of a 
college in the movies. It's so elegant, 
it surprises people." 

Grover C. Cobb Memorial 

Visible from the south side of 
campus, a set of KSAC radio trans- 
mitter towers marked the Grover C. 
Cobb Memorial. 

Beneath one tower, a fountain, 
designed with the call letters of 
area radio stations, bubbled in the 
middle of three redwood benches. 

The towers built in 1924 were 
placed on the National Register of 
Historic Sites and Places Aug. 27, 
1983 as the only towers of their 
kind still standing. 

Seaton Courtyard 

One tree planted on Earth Day 
12 years ago, evolved to an assort- 
ment of plants around a walkway. 

The outdoor enclosure of Seaton 
Court planned and funded by Fayez 
Huseini and his environmental 
design studio in 1990, was designed 
with the intent to improve the look 
of the area and control flooding. 

Concrete and wooden benches 
provided seating for the students. 

The courtyard was deemed a 
memorial for 15 K-State environ- 
mental design and architecture 
design students who had died while 
still in school. 

48 Student Life 

LIBRARY, Vladimir 
Yevseyenkov, graduate 
student in biochemistry, 
studies accounting. The 
historic library, located 
on the third floor of Hale 
Library, had several 
quiet places for students 
to hit the books without 
distractions. Tory Hecht, 
junior in agricultural 
economics, said she 
studied in the Great 
Room because it was 
quieter than most other 
places in the library. 
— Photo by 
Karen Mikols 








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RECEIVING degrees in 

the same semester, Max 

Irsik, graduate student 

in agribusiness, looks 

over his son Maxson 

Irsik's, senior in business 

administration, diploma 

after Maxson's graduation 

ceremony Dec. 14. In 

Max's quest for his third 

degree, he spent most 

of his evenings on the 

computer taking Internet 

classes. "It's a lot of hard 

work," Max said. "You're in 

a chat room. It's honestly 

very much like being in a 

classroom." — Photo by 

Nicole Donnert 


Bramlage Coliseum, Max 

and his wife, Linda, clap as 

their son Maxson receives 

his diploma. Three family 

members, Max, Maxson 

and Maxson's sister, Tessa 

Irsik, senior in elementary 

education, pursued 

their degrees at K-State 

this year. "We started 

saving years and years 

ago," Max said of the 

financial responsibility. 

"We've been saving for a 

long time. We knew this 

was going to happen." 

— Photo by 

Nicole Donnert 

50 Student Life 



Father, son 
earn degrees 

by Jaci Boydston 

WHEN MAXSON IRSIK, senior in business 
administration, graduated Dec. 14, his father, Max, sat in the 
audience cheering for him. However, Irsik's father differed 
from most parents — he had just earned a degree from 
K- State as well, his third. 

"My whole family is extremely honored," Max Irsik, 
graduate student in agribusiness, said. "They just love Kansas 

Max, who completed a doctorate of veterinary medicine in 
1977, said he decided to take advantage of the award-winning 
agribusiness program because it was almost entirely Web- 

"I looked at getting an M.B.A. years earlier," Max said. "I 
saw the opportunity with distance education and I thought 
it would really work for my schedule." 

Although Max did most coursework from home, he and 
his family found it to be a much larger time commitment 
than expected. 

"When he was home from work, he was in his office," 
Linda Irsik, Max's wife, said. "We saw very little of each 

Maxson said his father was one of the few people who 
could survive such a strenuous program. 

"It would take a lot more discipline than 90 percent of us 
are willing to put out," Maxson said. "I think the program 
was really good for him." 

When Max first decided to work for his masters in 
agribusiness, Maxson, as a business major, worried some of 
the courses would be too difficult for him. 

"I was concerned as far as whether master level business 
classes would be good for him," Maxson said. "I shouldn't 
have been concerned." 

Although the two were enrolled in classes at the same time, 
they decided against competing academically. 

"We talked about having a grades competition," Maxson 
said, "but I didn't want to get my butt kicked." 

Despite the hard work Max put toward achieving his 
degree, he decided not to participate in his commencement, 
opting to attend his son's instead. 

"I've been through two (graduations)," Max said. "I'm 
proud to see my son go through." 

Family Success 



Faced with decisions 
of how to pay for holiday 
purchases students consider 
several solutions 

by Jacob Walker 
:HRISTMAS and a 
massive crowd of shoppers streamed through Manhattan 
Town Center in search of that special gift. 

The holiday crowd complicated mall shopping, Rebecca 
Rogers, freshman in journalism and mass communications, 

"It was crazy," Rogers said, "I guess that it was last-minute 
shopping for most people, but I usually put it off 'til later, like 
two or three days before Christmas." 

The Christmas shopping season, with various sales and 
gift-buying pressure, was a time students turned to credit 
cards for easy access to holiday cash, said Joyce Cantrell, 
instructor in family studies and human services. 

"The holidays tend to bring greater temptations," Cantrell 
said. "It's all right to put gifts on a credit card as long as you 
can pay the bill when it comes. You have to live within your 

A credit card could be used for its convenience, or to take 
advantage of sales when the money was not easily accessible, 
she said. 

"I use mine for Christmas sales that pop up," Rogers said, 
"or any sale, really." 

According to a 2000 Nellie Mae report on student credit 
card debts, 78 percent of undergraduate students used one 
credit card or more. However, some students chose to pay 
with cash. 

"I never use a credit card; I don't even have one," Cole 
Taylor, junior in agronomy, said. "I just make sure I have 
enough cash on me." 

Students also found other methods of obtaining funds for 
holiday expenses, such as selling used items back to Aggieville 

"I get a lot of students who come in this time of year to 
trade CDs in for gift money," Jeff Uhlarik, owner of the CD 
Tradepost, said. "They also come in to get gift certificates 
for presents." 

at the Manhattan Town 
Center, Amy Folkerts, 
freshman in open-option, 
and her mother, Gia Scott, 
take a moment to look at 
the holiday decorations 
before continuing to shop 
for Christmas presents. 
"I prefer to write checks 
when I go shopping," 
Pamela Shelite, junior in 
secondary education, said. 
"Or I carry small amounts 
of cash with me." — Photo 
by Evan Semon 

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her scrambled eggs, 
Avery Torrey, 4, looks in 
amazement at Santa and 
Mrs. Claus at Chartwell 
Dining Service's Breakfast 
with Santa on Dec. 14. 
Employee Pam Soeken 
organized the event and 
acted as Mrs. Claus. "It's 
just sort of reaching out to 
the community," Soeken 
said. — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

Chartwell Dining Service gives children a chance to mingle with Mr. and Mrs. Claus 

by jaci Boydston 
FOR TWO MORNINGS in December, local children 

and their parents had the opportunity to meet some of the 

season's biggest celebrities: Frosty the Snowman, Santa's elves 

and Santa and Mrs. Claus. 

Breakfast with Santa, organized by Chartwell Dining 
Services, took place in Union Station Dec. 7 and 14. 

"I think they really liked it," said Pamela Hurt, Chartwell 
employee and junior in elementary education. "A lot of them 
were getting their pictures taken with Frosty and Santa." 

Dressed as an elf, Hurt greeted patrons as they filed in 
for breakfast and the chance to sit on Santa's lap. Four of the 
costumes — worn by Mrs. Claus, 
Frosty and two elves — were made 
by Pam Soeken, Chartwell catering 

"I was quite excited when she 
said I could put it on," Hurt said. "I 
like being an elf." 

Though the costumes were 
homemade, Hurt said she did not 
mind wearing them. 

"They're a little odd-fitting, 
but they're not uncomfortable," 
Hurt said. "The hat was a little 
warm at first." 

While the elves greeted 
customers, bussed tables and helped frazzled parents carry 
plates from the buffet, Santa and Mrs. Claus listened to 
children's Christmas requests and posed for pictures. 

"(I love) just seeing all the little kids," Soeken, Mrs. Claus, 
said. "Some are so excited and some are so shy." 

Soeken said she heard a variety of Christmas wishes, 
ranging from trains and Barbies to Sony PlayStations and 
Rescue Heroes. 

"There was one child who did ask for clothes," Larissa 
Stoddard, Chartwell employee, said. "I couldn't believe it." 

The food and entertainment cost $2 per person, which 
Soeken said was inexpensive. 

"We were just trying to cover costs and give kids a chance 
to have breakfast with Santa," Soeken said. "It's a Christmas 
present to the community." 

his moment with the 
biggest celebrity of the 
season, Adam Gibbs, 
age 4, sits on Santa's lap 
after eating breakfast 
in Union Station Dec. 
14. Along with Santa, 
Mrs. Claus, Frosty the 
Snowman and several 
of Santa's elves made 
an appearance at the 
breakfast. "Frosty did the 
moonwalk earlier," said 
Pamela Hurt, Chartwell 
employee and junior in 
elementary education. 
"She was going around 
backward." — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

Breakfast with Santa 


personal tOllCtl 

student ambassadors learn to manage classwork, duties, recruiting 

bv Jennifer Newberrv 

C- STATE as student 
ambassadors. Seniors Mandy Achilles, mass communication, 
and Blake Bauer, agribusiness, were elected from 22,762 
students in a campus-wide vote Nov. 6. The winners were 
announced Nov. 9 at the football game versus Iowa State. 

"I knew a lot of the duties that were going to be asked of 
me and I felt that I was able to fill those duties fairly well, so 
I thought I would try for the position," Bauer said. "This is a 
goal I had set for myself a year ago. I felt that I filled the criteria 
fairly well and it just fell together really well." 

Adviser Melissa Decker- Heidrick said she thought both 
were qualified for the year-long position. 

"They are both wonderful representatives of the student 
body," Decker-Heidrick, associate director of alumni 
programs, said. "They are intelligent, hard working, fun 
students. They are all about what K-State students are 

The responsibilities of student ambassadors were three- 
fold, Bauer said. 

The first side involved working with the student alumni 
board, recruiting high school juniors for a program called Just 
for Juniors. The second involved traveling with the Alumni 
Association to events around Kansas for recruitment. 

"The first time we did a presentation, I was both excited 
and nervous," Achilles said. "Once the presentation was over 
with, it was like our first task was completed and we could go 
out and be ourselves and talk with people." 

The final side involved representing the student body at 
different events, such as receptions for Landon Lecturers or 
other luncheons, as directed by the president's office. 

"The job has pretty much been what I've expected; there 
really haven't been any surprises," Achilles said. "It's been 
a little surprising to have gotten so many letters from the 
president's office to attend different events on campus. I didn't 
think there would be quite that many." 

Another part of the ambassadors' responsibilities was to 
demonstrate what K-State offered to prospective students 

uncertain about the college. 

"K- State's a great university; anyone who's here can see 
that," Bauer said. "My job is to show all the sides of K-State 
and how it can relate to any kind of person — from greek life 
to housing and getting involved on campus, to academics 
and scholarships." 

Representing the university was not without its 

"You have to fight over some of the thoughts in people's 
heads — that you're going to be sitting in classes of over 500," 
he said. "It's not any different though. You go and take notes 
like you would in any other class." 

Students who did not have a family member attend K- 
State were the most difficult students to recruit, Bauer said. 

"The biggest thing that I always talk with students about, if 
they're not specifically asking questions, is the atmosphere of 
K- State and how my experiences with that have been," Achilles 
said. "My other advice that I give is to go visit other colleges 
because that's the only way that they'll know that K-State has 
that great atmosphere and is really a good place to be." 

The ambassadors related to all groups of people, Decker- 
Heidrick said. 

"They meet all different people such as alumni, prospective 
students' parents, prospective students and peers," Decker- 
Heidrick said. "It's a big challenge with all of those age groups 
and their different interests." 

Though the student ambassadors had an important 
position, both asserted they were students like everyone 

"I'm in different groups on campus, so just managing 
my time and representing the university might be one of 
my biggest challenges — balancing everything out — and 
showing that I'm just another regular student out talking to 
them," Bauer said. "We're just one of the other students who 
wakes up and goes to class at 8:30 like everyone else. 

I don't see a problem in keeping up. I think my plate is 
full, but well balanced." 

56 Student Life 

works with Willie the 
Wildcat to explain the 
ins and outs of being 
a K-State student to 
prospective students. 
"Mandy and I will give a 
presentation, and explain 
things that you wouldn't 
have known coming out 
of high school and so 
it's a good introduction 
for them," Bauer said. 
"This gives them an 
opportunity to think 
about K- State and see 
students one-on-one and 
ask questions." — Photo 
by Kelly Glasscock 

Mandy Achilles, mass 
communication, and 
Blake Bauer, agribusiness, 
prepare for their 
presentation in front of 
prospective students in 
Topeka. "When Blake and 
I were preparing, it was 
hard to find time for both 
of us to do it," Achilles 
said, "but I'm so happy 
to be able to work with 
him. He's been more than 
incredible." Achilles said 
she was excited about 
talking with prospective 
students. — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

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7:30 p.m. production 

of "Rent," Nicholas 

Wasinger, senior in 

electrical engineering, 

arranges props on 

the stage, of McCain 

Auditorium, brought in 

by The Booking Group, 

the road crew based out 

of New York City. "Rent 

was on the bigger end of 

the production," George 

Stavropoulos, sophomore 

in theater, said. "They 

were pretty specific." 

— Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 


preparing for "Rent," 

Jacob Brensing, 

sophomore in theater, 

laughs with David Brown, 

senior in electrical 

engineering, while 

loading one of four trucks 

with props and lights. 

Crew members worked 

throughout the day to put 

up and take down the set. 

"As soon as the curtain 

hits the ground, we're 

back to work," Benaiah 

Anderson, senior in 

theater, said. — Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 

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Rent takes 
over McCain 

by Jaci Boyclston 

G the technically complicated, award -winning 

musical, "Rent," to K- State was not as difficult as Jacob Urban, 

McCain Auditorium public programmer and performance 

technician, originally expected. 

Urban attributed the smooth set-up to the experienced 
traveling road crew, The Booking Group. 

"This went up faster than it should have," he said. "They 
know what they're doing. It flew up." 

The Feb. 25 performance was for a sold -out crowd, which 
had not happened since 1999, when the Russian National 
Ballet performed "Swan Lake." 

"('Rent') was different because it's so quick," Steimel, 
senior in architectural engineering, said. "It's over and done 
within 24 hours." 

The production company arrived and began work at 8 
a.m. the day of the performance. They worked with a 43- 
person crew, comprised of McCain and K- State Student Union 
employees, and K- State and University of Kansas students, to 
prepare for the 7:30 p.m. performance. 

"Rent" provided all props, lights and set. 

"They know exactly what they want," Urban said. "They 
don't have to customize." 

Although problems sometimes arose with traveling road 
crews, George Stavropoulos, sophomore in theater, said the 
group was easy to work with. 

"There's a different set of hurdles to deal with, with 
each road crew," Stavropoulos said. "This crew is tons more 

The crew was specific in what they needed, Urban said. 

"If we just do what they tell us to do, everyone's happy," he 
said. "It's actually not that bad. The show goes by quickly." 

Since "Rent" was only in town one night, the set had to 
be taken down immediately after the performance. The crew 
continued work until after midnight. 

"The hours don't really wear on you until about half an 
hour before we get to go home," Urban said. "But we're like 
family. We have no other friends. I've never seen a fight." 

Stavropoulos said the late nights did not bother him, 
because he enjoyed gaining theater experience. 

"Being an actor, I'm used to the long hours," Stavropoulos 
said. "Doing shows like this really makes you appreciate what 
goes on. Theater's contagious." 

Rent Stage Construction 





out on the dance 

floor, Jerod Chambliss, 

freshman in psychology, 

dances with Jennifer 

Peterson, freshman in 

secondary education, in 

the K-State Student Union 

Ballroom during Winter 

Ball 2003. — Photo by 

Lindsey Bauman 

students dress up and dance the night away 

by Jacob Walker 

COVERED IN A ROSY GLOW from lights wrapped in 
a veil of red gossamer, residence hall students entered the 
transformed K- State Student Union Ballroom at the annual 
Winter Ball, Feb. 15 

During the night of dancing, music and refreshments, 
nearly 200 students enjoyed the ballroom's expansive dance 
floor and decorations, Kahlen Ryba, sophomore in English, 

"I really liked that it was in the Union," she said. "It's a nice 
central location, and the dance floor was really big." 

The Winter Ball, sponsored by the Association of Residence 
Halls, was an opportunity for students to attend a formal 
dance, with the option of dressing casually, Ryba said. 

"It was technically a formal, but some people just came in 
regular clothes," she said. "I always love an excuse to get all 
dressed up, so my friends and I all came in formals." 

The Winter Ball's theme "Gifts From the Heart," lent itself 
to the romantic dance setting and also to the idea of giving, 
Julia Haney, sophomore in business administration, said. 

"Since the theme was about giving, we took donations to 
give to the (Flint Hills) Breadbasket," Haney said. "We raised 
almost $1,400 to send them." 

The dance also served as a way for students in other halls 
to come together outside of a classroom setting. 

"I just love going to see everyone all dressed up, not just 
going to a class or walking around the dorm," Rebecca Jones, 
sophomore in elementary education, said. "I was glad all my 
friends from Moore (Hall) got to meet my friends from Ford 

The ballroom seemed to be set up with everything 
students could want for a dance, Ryba said. 

"The DJ was really great; there was a huge dance floor so 
it wasn't crowded," she said. "They had a bunch of tables for 
food and people who weren't dancing. It was a blast." 

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DRESSED UP for the 
occasion, Kahlen Ryba, 
sophomore in English 
literature, and Tyler 
Traxson, freshman in 
journalism and mass 
communications, dance 
during Winter Ball 2003. 
"I didn't really go with 
a particular date," Ryba 
said. "Me and about 20 
or so of my friends got 
dressed up and went in 
one group." — Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

Winter Ball 



Dollar specials, unique 
atmosphere attract students to 
Aggieville Thursday nights; some 
sacrifice Friday classes as others 
prove academic endurance 

by Nabil Shaheen and Linclsey Thorpe 

and Friday morning classes, 
low prices and an early start to the weekend lured students to 
Aggieville Thursday nights. 

With a 155,000 BTU heater welcoming cold customers 
at the front of Rusty's Last Chance Restaurant and Saloon, 
students could turn left to play billiards, walk straight into 
the front bar or keep going farther to the louder Rusty's 

"Rusty's, that's where everybody seems to go," Jody 
Santure, freshman in open- option, said. "They might go to 
different bars all night, but everyone always ends up here." 

As the night turned into early morning, some students 
accepted the fact classes would not be attended the next day, 
while others reveled in the challenge. 

"I have five classes on Friday, but I still manage to go to all 
of them," Haley Thompson, junior in marketing, said. "I have 
a 7:30 a.m., but I still make it. I'm a morning person." 

The Thursday night atmosphere had a much different feel 
than that of the weekend, Santure said. 

"It's the cheap drinks," he said. "I have about 10 or 12 
buddies here, it's just a different crowd." 

Matt Thompson, sophomore in kinesiology, agreed, 
especially when it came to students of the female variety. 

"There are better looking women," Thompson said. "It 
seems like more girls come out since they usually go home 
on the weekends." 

One important aspect, especially in times of bad economy, 
was the low expense and affordable specials offered, which 
was the ultimate siren's song, Neely Holland, senior in mass 
communication, said. 

"I'll spend maybe $5-6 on a Thursday night," Holland 
said. "I'd rather go out on a Wednesday or Thursday because 
it is less expensive. It's probably about $10 cheaper if I go 
out on Thursday. A beer is $1 on Thursday, but on Friday 
it's $2.50." 

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early, Desaire dances at 
Aggie Station Thursday, 
Jan. 30, along side 
Schukman and Tina 
Hoobler, senior in 
agricultural economics. 
"We either go here (to 
Rusty's) or Aggie Station," 
Neely Holland, senior 
in journalism and mass 
communications, said. 
"It's the least expensive 
and people are the most 
friendly here." — Photo by 
Zach Long 

Schukman, seniors in 
elementary education, 
get into the spirit at Aggie 
Station. Earlier in the 
evening, the women were 
at Rusty's Last Chance. 
"Last Chance, it's got that 
name for a reason," Matt 
Thompson, sophomore in 
kinesiology, said. "Drinks 
are cheap on Thursdays, a 
buck for everything. They 
changed their specials to 
tailor to kids." — Photo by 
Zach Long 

Early Weekends 


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Gallagher, 10, ofOgden, 

constructs a model plane 

at the Kansas Air Center 

booth in Manhattan 

Town Center, Sept. 21. 

Representatives from 

K-State-Salina distributed 

information about the 

college. "I enjoyed being 

able to help spread and 

promote aviation, which 

I love," Mandi Bellamy, 

sophomore in airway 

science, said. — Photo by 

Nicole Donnert 

Air show 
takes flight 

by Matt Gorney 

the College of Technology and Aviation directed attention 
toward their school at the Aerospace and Aviation Show at 
Manhattan Town Center, Sept. 21-22. The show gave the 
public an opportunity to interact with student pilots. 

"We wanted to get the name out for K- State -Salina," Eric 
Scott, freshman in professional pilot, said, "and get people 
interested in aviation and flying." 

Booths were set up near the west entrance to the Town 
Center and included different demonstrations of flying and 
informational handouts about the school. 

"This was our first year," Marlon Johnston, aviation 
department head, said. "It helped us recruit people who are 
already interested in K- State." 

Mandi Bellamy, sophomore in airway science, admitted 
she did not know about the school until she stumbled upon 
it while online. She had originally planned to attend another 
aviation college out of state, but felt lucky when she found 

Bellamy came from a family of aviators and had always 
enjoyed flying, she said. 

"Flying is very cool. It's something that not everybody 
does," Bellamy said. "I come from three generations of pilots 
and I cannot imagine not being able to fly." 

In addition to being a recruiting tool, the show brought 
aviation groups together. 

"It gave the opportunity to bring several aspects of the 
local aviation committee together in Manhattan," Johnston 
said. "I thought it was really interesting." 

Bellamy said she wanted to be part of anything involving 
aviation and going to the show was logical for her. 

"I explained information about the aviation program at 
K- State -Salina," Bellamy said. "(I) tried to help them with any 
aviation questions or college questions that they had." 

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Glover, Justice educate students about influential black leaders through their work 


brought the leader of the civil rights movement, along with 

one of the foremost poets of the Harlem Renaissance, to life. 

Union Program Council sponsored the Jan. 21 presentation 

of, "An Evening with Martin and 


"It directly ties into our Martin 

Luther King Week events," Mark 

Threeton, graduate program adviser 

for the UPC, said. "It's a message we 

wanted to bring to K- State." 

The presentation included 

Justice reciting a speech King gave 

shortly before his death in 1968, 

and Glover reciting several poems 

by Langston Hughes. Audience 

members had the opportunity to 

ask questions at the end. 

"The entire performance was 

very powerful," Dionica Bell, 

sophomore in journalism and 

mass communications, said. "I've 

always been an advocate of the 

Martin Luther King holiday because 

I think it's an important part of my 

at McCain Auditorium, history and my heritage." 

Glover relates the 

importance of Hughes' 

message and life. "We 

want to extend ourselves 

in fighting for what is just 

and fighting for what is 

right," Glover said. 

— Photo by Evan Semon 

by Jaci Boyclston 

Glover and Justice have been performing their two -man 
show since 1992. In that time, they have visited more than 200 
college campuses and venues in Africa and the Middle East. 

Justice said the pair began performing together because 
of his reverence for Glover, whom he introduced as, "a giant 
among men, an ambassador to the world." 

"From my point of view, I've long admired Danny Glover's 
civic sense," Justice said. "He has constantly given of himself 
in whatever community he has lived in." 

Bell said she also admired Glover's work. 

"I thought it was important to attend because Danny 
Glover has been a huge civic leader in his lifetime," Bell said. 
"It was also really cool to hear the speech Mr. Justice gave 
because I've studied Martin Luther King, but I had never 
heard that particular piece." 

The speech Justice recited was the last full speech King 
gave before his death, which Justice said lent extra importance 
to it. 

"He was not killed for being a civil rights leader," Justice 
said. "He was killed for the speech he made tonight. We should 
talk about his life, but we should also talk about the reasons 
he died." 

Bell said she felt UPC invested in a quality project. 

"I totally appreciated the experience," Bell said. "I think 
K- State did a really good job and should continue to have 
events like this." 

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a crowded McCain 
Auditorium, Jan. 21, when 
preforming "A Night with 
Martin Luther King and 
Langston Hughes" with 
Felix Justice. The event 
was part of a week- long 
campus-wide celebration 
of Martin Luther King Jr. 
— Photo by Evan Semon 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 



stands by the entrance 

to Aggie Station to check 

IDs and collect the $2 

cover charge. "It's not that 

hard," Day said. "There's 

probably (a fight) once 

every three times I work." 

— Photo by Matt Elliott 


Aggie Station bouncer enjoys hectic job despTTe big crowds, long hours 

by Jennifer Rezac 

CE BINS, taking out trash and helping close Henderson, Aggie Station bouncer and senior in accounting, 

down the Aggie Station bar kept Donald Day busy when he said he had little trouble getting to class the next day. 

was not manning the bar's entrance. "It's not as bad as people think," he said. "It's not that hard 

Day, senior in management information systems, worked to get up the next day — especially if you only have classes part 

as a bouncer at Aggie Station for two years. He said although of the day. You can always take a nap in the afternoon." 

he enjoyed the busy weekends at first, by his senior year he Day said, even on weeknights, customers could get out 

preferred to work weeknights rather than weekends. of control. 

"Weekends are a little more crazy," he said. "I don't enjoy "One Wednesday night, it wasn't busy enough for me to 

that too much anymore, now that I'm a senior. It's a little too sit at the back door, so I was sitting in by the TVs," he said, 

hectic, but some of the guys still like that kind of thing." "Two guys started getting into it, and you could tell there were 

Chris Stuewe, Aggie Station manager and co-owner, said going to be some punches thrown. I went in and broke it up 

the majority of bouncers felt the same way about their jobs. and made one of them leave." 

"Younger guys like the weekends — they'd rather work and After the initial incident, Day said the man thrown out of 

be in the crowd," he said. "The older guys prefer Tuesday and the bar returned to finish the fight. 

Wednesday nights so they can have their weekends free." "Later out of the corner of my eye, I saw that same guy 

Although weeknights typically were less crowded, come back in and sneak up on the other guy," he said. "(The 

working weeknights could present a problem when it came man) punched him in the back of the head. He didn't even see 

to completing homework and preparing for tests, Day said. it coming. I had to break it up and throw him out." 

"Sometimes I'm suffering the next day," he said. "I'll work Despite the occasional trouble-making customer, Day said 

until 2 or 2:30 in the morning, and then have to get up for an being a bouncer was the most enjoyable job he ever had. 

8 a.m. class. I'll be hurting all day." "I definitely like the social interaction," Day said. "It's a lot 

Although the late hours could be tiresome, Joseph of fun when there are not any of those bad incidents." 

68 Student Life 

Donald Day, senior in 
management information 
systems, looks over an ID 
before letting someone 
into Aggie Station." I 
like being a bouncer 
for the extra cash in my 
pockets and the social 
atmosphere," Day said. 
— Photo by Matt Elliott 

A Bouncer's Life 



in apparel and textile 

design; Ashley Dunbar, 

junior in dietetics, and 

Lisse Regehr, senior in 

mass communication, 

do crunches on exercise 

balls while Crystal Henry, 

sophomore in early 

childhood education, 

instructs them in aero 

step class. — Photo by 

Emily Happer 


a block step during her 

step and tone class. The 

class was offered Mondays 

and Wednesdays at 

6:30 a.m. "I don't like to 

exercise late because it 

gets your heart rate up 

and then I can't sleep," 

Tracy Edwards, senior in 

elementary education, 

said. — Photo by 

Emily Happer 

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A head start 
to exercise 

by Lindsay Porter 

TS were still sleeping, more than 
200 students and community members woke their muscles up 
with a trip to the Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex. 

The Rec Center opened every weekday at 6 a.m. Students 
used the aerobic machines, lifted weights and attended 
exercise classes. 

Tracy Edwards, senior in elementary education and Step 
and Tone instructor, woke up at 5:30 a.m. to arrive at the 
exercise room by 6:15 a.m. to wipe off the floor, set up the 
room and select music for her class at 6:30 a.m.. 

"I teach all morning classes," Edwards said. "I get up and 
exercise because exercise makes you ready for the day." 

Edwards said she was a morning person as were most of 
the regulars in her step classes. 

"People in my classes are really enthusiastic," she said. 
"They are not dragging in. We have a lot of fun for that early 
in the morning." 

Jennifer Dalsem, Manhattan resident, attended Edwards' 
step classes when she visited the Rec Center. Dalsem, who 
worked in Topeka, said she preferred morning exercise 
because it allowed her to spend the evenings at home with 
her husband. 

"It's better if I go first thing in the morning and get it 
done," she said. "It's less busy — the nights tend to be crowded 
— and then I'm done for the day. I'm not necessarily a morning 
person. It motivates me to get up an hour earlier." 

Derek Walters, associate director of recreational services, 
said more than 1,800 students used the Rec Center daily. 

Erica Sisson, junior in fisheries and wildlife biology, and 
roommate Chasty Champlin, sophomore in animal sciences 
and industry, also used equipment in the Rec Center a couple 
of times a week at 6 a.m. 

"My roommate is a morning person, she makes me go," 
Sisson said. "If I can't make it in the morning, then I go later. 
(Going early) gets you ready — you have more time to get 
ready and are more awake for the first class." 

Morning Exercise 






Unit provides 
longer shelf life 

by Lindsay Porter 

off a 
damaged book, Haritatos 
prepares to add a replace- 
ment spine. Preserva- 
tion Unit workers used 
scalpels, glue and a book 
press to repair spines. 
Hartford said nature 
worked against the pres- 
ervation unit. "Books 
are organic material," 
she said. "Even if no one 
picked them up, the 
pages would get brittle. 
There is a real need for 
preservation, especially in 
academic libraries where 
the information is kept 
for patron use. In a light 
environment, everything 
has impact." — Photo by 
Evan Semon 

on the fifth floor of Hale Library, 
in a restricted area, a room housed a water purification system, 
a fume hood and damaged books. 

Robyn Feldkamp, senior in apparel marketing and design, 
cautiously hovered over the spine of a book to cut a replace- 
ment to fit. Feldkamp and Sisa Haritatos, junior in elementary 
education, were the only student workers at the Book Preserva- 
tion Unit of Hale Library. 

Marty Hartford worked part-time in circulation and 
supervised the preservation unit. 

When Hale was revamped in 1997, the preservation lab 
received equipment to sustain a 
conservation team, but Hale did 
not employ a conservation team. 

Hartford said the difference 
between conservation and preser- 
vation was the types of repairs. 

"They are essentially the same 
thing," Hartford said. "There are 
different levels of treatment. Book 
repair is simple. Conservation 
involves completely re -casing the 
book. We don't do that here." 

Feldkamp and Haritatos con- 
centrated on repairing damaged books. Common repairs 
included reinforcing the spine, replacing lost or missing pages 
and providing acid-free boxes for safekeeping. 

Hartford said of the 1.5 million books in circulation, the 
preservation unit repaired more than 3,000 in 2002. 

Hartford said, at some libraries, when a book reached a 
deteriorated state it would be thrown out, but that was not 
the case at Hale. 

"Academic libraries don't get rid of anything," she said. 
"It might have value to someone." 

The preservation team aimed to sustain a full-time lab, 
if not a conservator, within five years. 

"It's important," Hartford said. "We are always going to 
have books and focus attention on the present collection of 
books and other resources. It's amazing what's available." 

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repaired sit on a shelf in 
the Book Preservation 
Unit. Common repairs 
included spine enforce- 
ment, repair to torn pages, 
replacement of missing 
pages and the addition of 
pockets for disks or maps. 
"A lot of books are old 
and brittle," Hartford said. 
"We do a brittle test by 
folding a page six times. 
If it breaks off, we order a 
custom-fit box that's acid 
free — they are called 
archival enclosures. They 
act as a buffer. " 
— Photo by Evan Semon 

spine on a book, Sisa Hari- 
tatos, junior in elementary 
education, places it in 
the book press to dry 
overnight. Haritatos and 
Robyn Feldkamp, senior 
in apparel marketing and 
design, worked part-time 
in the Book Preservation 
Unit at Hale Library, where 
books from the general 
collections were repaired. 
They received training 
from Marty Hartford, 
unit manager. The unit, 
vacant of a conservator, 
did not operate full-time. 
— Photo by Evan Semon 

Book Preservation Unit 



Union food court becomes more 
diverse as students experience 
distant culture, taste new 
cuisine with arrival of Greek 
Odyssey Cafe 

bv Jacob Walker 

on the grill as the scent 
of meat mingled with onions and green peppers. With a flip 
of his spatula, Tony Belardo, tossed the bread onto a plate and 
piled on the rest of the ingredients. 

With no frying or grease, The Greek Odyssey Cafe, located 
in the K- State Student Union, provided a healthier alternative 
to fast food restaurants in the food court, Belardo said. 

While there were a few customer favorites, the Odyssey 
offered a large variety of choices. 

"We just have so many different kinds of Greek food that 
we have to keep replacing the menu," Belardo said. "They're 
all good, and this way there is a bit more variety, not just the 
same stuff all the time." 

The Odyssey added variety, not only to its menu, but to 
the entire food court. 

"They have good stuff, if you like Greek food," Kathryn 
Van Keuren, junior in secondary education, said. "It's very 
different from a pizza or hamburger." 

Van Keuren said she thought the way food was prepared 
made a difference in how healthy it was. 

"It's not fried," she said. "It doesn't really feel like it is 
even fast food." 

Before the Odyssey sprang into existence, a cooking demo 
station occupied the space where different kinds of foods were 
served on a weekly basis. One of the rotations served Greek 
food, inspiring the creation of the Odyssey. 

"The Greek food was by far the most popular of the 
menus," Eric Braun, director of dining services, said. "We 
contacted a Greek food managing company, Kronos Products, 
and they helped us set up the Greek Odyssey." 

Kronos Products, a Chicago based company, provided 
the Union with supplies needed to prepare a wide array of 

"The Kronos family is Greek, so we know the food we get 
is authentic," Braun said. "It really adds to the multi- cultural 
atmosphere we are trying to have in the Union." 

74 Student Life 

HW» Jbods 

;USHJan.16, Belardo 
heats pita bread at the 
new Union Food Court 
restaurant. The Greek 
Odyssey Cafe, new to the 
Union spring semester, 
offered a variety of Greek 
foods, which included 
gyros, hummus and 
baklava. "(The Odyssey) 
is keeping up with our 
other multi-cultural 
restaurants," Eric Braun, 
director of dining services, 
said. "We are getting lots 
of positive response." 
— Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 


3YR0 for theater 
professor Fred Duer at 
the new Greek Odyssey 
Cafe in the Union Food 
Court. The restaurant 
offered a healthy 
alternative compared to 
some restaurants in the 
Union since they did not 
fry foods or use oils. "It's 
different," Emily Hollis, 
junior in secondary 
education, said. "I'm 
glad they changed it. I 
never even went to the 
other thing that used to 
be there." — Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

The Greek Odyssey Cafe 75 

Christine Baker, junior in 
political science, sports 
her nametag with style. 
Workers kept volunteers 
entertained by giving 
prizes, cheering for jobs 
well done and serving 
candy and beverages. 
"I didn't feel like crap 
when people hung up 
on me , because we had 
really good cheerlead- 
ers," Stephani Edington, 
sophomore in journalism 
and mass communica- 
tions, said. — Photo by 
Evan Semon 

banner high," sings 
Sonder Smith, junior in 
biology, at Telefund as 
Adam Lang (middle) 
senior in horticulture, and 
Jonathan Mitchell, senior 
in mass communication, 
cheer her on. While call- 
ing alumni, volunteers 
sat in close quarters all 
night. "There were so 
many K-State students 
as a whole in that one 
little room," said Amanda 
Knight, senior in modern 
languages. "It was a big 
group effort." — Photo by 
Evan Semon 

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raise money 

by Jaci Boydston 

AFTER 24 YEARS of soliciting money from alumni, the 
KSU Foundation Telefund was expected to be stronger than 
ever, Gordon Dowell, director of annual giving, said. 

"This is an awesome program," Dowell said. "Telefund 
has built a huge reputation." 

The month-long event ran Jan. 21-Feb. 24. Each 
weeknight, student volunteers called alumni from their 
colleges and departments to solicit donations. 

"We allow people to direct money back to their college," 
Dowell said. "That provides scholarships and other sorts of 

Dowell said K- State ranked first in the Big 12 Conference 
and fourth nationally among schools receiving alumni 

"That's pretty cool, but it goes relatively unnoticed," 
Dowell said. "A lot of people join in and support." 

Although students might not have thought an evening of 
telemarketing sounded like fun, Amanda Knight, senior in 
modern languages, said she enjoyed it. 

"It's really energetic, maybe too energetic," Knight said. 
"You're just pulled into it." 

Music, prizes and an abundance of donated food 
contributed to Telefund 's atmosphere. 

Stephani Edington, sophomore in journalism and mass 
communications, said she won two T-shirts, several gift 
certificates and a thermal mug during her four-hour shift. 

"They gave away all sorts of prizes," Edington said. 
"Calling people and asking for money is not a fun thing to 
do, but they made it fun." 

Edington raised around $800 for the A.Q. Miller School 
of Journalism and Mass Communications, which was average 
for most volunteers, Dowell said. 

Telefund gave away more than $60,000 in prizes, to 
encourage student participation and reward excellence, 
Dowell said. Prizes included a 2003 Nissan Frontier and a 
$1,000 scholarship. 

However, Edington said there were more important 
reasons to volunteer than the opportunity to win prizes. 

"It was a good way to donate your time," Edington said. 
"Sometimes when you call people, they're really mean, but 
the ones who aren't make up for it." 

KSU Foundation Telefund 


A KISS Tip: 

Straight from the mouth... 

Place a straw in your mouth. Pinch 
your nose shut. Breathe only through 
the straw. 

This is how it feels to breathe with 
emphysema. Emphysema is just one of 
the risks increased by smoking. 

Lafene health program promotes 
non-smoking among students, 
personalizes patients' needs to 
look into deeper issues with 
smoking risks 

by Natalie Gervais 

and healthy lifestyle, K- Staters Inspired to Stop Smoking 
was revamped in December. 

"Smoking is becoming one of the leading health problems," 
Carol Kennedy, director of Health Education and Promotions, 
said. "The highest success programs for smoking cessation 
address psychological issues and physical addictions." 

KISS applied those ideals to its four-week program. 
Kennedy said the free, personalized program was specific to 
students' needs. 

"We take a look at the mental aspects of the problem, 
which is why the program for the American Cancer Society 
was so successful," Kennedy said. "We address concerns about 
weight gain and other fears the student may have." 

To determine where the core addiction came from, students 
answered a variety of questions. After a score was calculated, 
the results determined the next step toward quitting smoking. 
Stress balls, chewing gum and a community Listserv offering 
suggestions and advice comprised techniques used to calm 

"I've tried to quit a couple of times before," Ryan Epstein, 
junior in management information systems, said, "but I'll be 
at a party or bar and start up again. I plan to quit cold-turkey 
when I graduate." 

The number of current K-State students predicted to 
die of tobacco -related illness was 2,404, based on fall 2002 
enrollment numbers. 

"I think our latest slogan, 2,404, says it all," said Joshua 
Umbehr, senior in nutrition science and creator of the KISS 
acronym. "It stands for the number of students currently 
enrolled who will statistically die from smoking. We felt that 
was an outrageous number and something had to be done." 

78 Student Life 

in front of 
Cardwell Hall, Jamie 
Larsen, freshman in 
anthropology, takes a 
break Monday afternoon. 
K-State required smokers 
to stay at least 30 feet 
from any building on 
campus. — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 





inoculates samples of 

horse blood onto plates 

to incubate as she tests 

the samples for West Nile 

virus. "It's a two day test 

that we run," Wisdom said. 

"We get the results the 

next day." — Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 


for a test of the 

West Nile virus, Heather 

Wisdom cleans out 

tubes. The testing lab 

was located in Mosier 

Hall. About 98 percent 

of Kansas counties had a 

confirmed virus case. 

— Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 

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Lab tests virus 
in horses 

by Jennifer Newberry and Michelle Wilmes 

OF THE 105 COUNTIES in Kansas, 103 reported having 
positive results of the West Nile Virus, according to the 
K- State Research and Extension Web site. 

Detecting 793 cases in horses, K-State Veterinary 
Diagnostic Laboratory, located in Mosier Hall, provided 
testing sites for the virus. 

Bonnie Rush, professor of clinical studies, said she advised 
the Kansas Legislature in February 2002 that the disease would 
arrive in Kansas by summer. 

Sanjay Kapil, associate professor of diagnostic medicine 
and pathobiology, said K- State was first in Kansas to diagnose 
any positive results of the disease. The Centers for Disease 
Control helped set up the testing site and sent supplies. 

"The testing process is like a blind study; but out of the 
cases we sent to the CDC, we matched them with 100 percent 
accuracy," Kapil said. "We had good luck and encountered no 
setbacks. It was a perfect setup." 

Kapil said the national turn -around rate, when dealing 
with testing the virus, was three -to -four weeks. At K- State, 
it took a maximum of two days. They tested one day and got 
the results the next day. 

"We began working on the virus several months before it 
even arrived in Kansas," Kapil said. "With its low population 
density and the types of mosquitoes that exist here, we 
predicted that Kansas would have more West Nile cases in 
horses than in any other type of animal — we were right." 

K- State detected the first case of the virus Aug. 8, and the 
first human cases were confirmed Oct. 10. Twenty- two human 
cases were reported before the end of the summer. 

Joe Anderson and Heather Wisdom, research assistants of 
diagnostic medicine and pathobiology, tested for the virus. 

"I work with reading the results," Wisdom said. "Since 
the summer, testing has severely decreased since there are no 
mosquitoes right now." 

The testing affected revenues with each costing $ 10. About 
2,000 tests were run in three months. 

"We're the only lab in Kansas to run them," she said. 
"Occasionally we would send them to a place in Iowa." 

As of January, those involved with the testing were 
attempting to expand the test. 

"We'd like to maybe test other animals as well, besides 
horses," Wisdom said, "especially birds." 

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hamburgers are one of 

the choices available in 

the Grill Line at the Derby 

Dining Center. The Derb 

offered a variety of meal 

options ranging from 

the classic hamburger to 

salads to Italian cuisine. 

An average restaurant 

meal provides 1,000 to 

2,000 calories — an 

amount equivalent to 

35 to 1 00 percent of an 

average adult's daily 

energy requirement. 

— Photo by Karen Mikols 

College life challenges 
eating habits, ability to 
eat healthy while 
balancing schedules 

by Lindsey Jones 

NEW STUDENTS were faced with a variety 
of eating options after coming to K- State. Sheryl 
Powell, director of Kramer Dining Center, said 
sometimes those options blurred the line 
between nourishment and gluttony. 

"I think they're overwhelmed by all the 
choices," Powell said. "They have to learn healthy 

Fending for themselves in what Powell called 
a toxic environment, some students gained 
weight after making the transition to college. 

"Part of this whole Freshman 15 thing has to 
do with options and choices," Powell said. "You 
have to make good choices." 

She said the dining centers strove for variety, 
which sometimes meant high-fat, high-sugar foods. 

"We can't not offer those," Powell said. "It's 
an issue of quantity and how often." 

Powell said students needed to look within 
to change the way they eat. 

"I'm convinced habit is what it's all about," 
she said. "You just have to change your thinking. 
Changing your habits is going to have some really 
positive results, but people don't want to hear 

Diana Schalles, a nutritionist at Lafene 
Health Center, said students also needed to 
change their impression of dieting. 

"I like healthy and balanced eating as 

opposed to diet," Schalles said. "lust doing 
some pre-planning helps you so that you're not 
relying on those large portion sizes and eating 
when you're famished." 

The effects of overeating on health are 
staggering, Powell said. Increased instances of 
obesity, diabetes and even cancer are associated 
with an unhealthy diet. 

Another damaging consequence on the body 
was the toll due to on -again, off- again dieting, 
which produced frustration and worn -down 
bodies, Powell said. 

Schalles said getting help and obtaining 
correct nutritional information were two major 
tools to prevent overeating. 

Often social trends went against healthy 
habits, creating problems for students who were 
trying to make healthy decisions. 

"I wish we as a society could eat less," Whitney 
Mordica, junior in animal sciences and industry, 
said. "We need to take smaller portions and eat less 
often. We continue to increase portions and this 
obesity becomes a larger and larger problem." 

It seemed the primary reason behind the 
campus' increasing serving sizes was value, 
Powell and Schalles agreed. 

"They are getting a dollar value," Powell said, 
"but I really question whether they're getting a 
health value." 

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A 64 OZ. Soda contains as much 

sugar as three Hershey bars 

14% of children in the United 
States are Overweight 

64.5 % of Americans are 


73/0 of Americans are 


3)000 deaths are attributed to 
Obesity each year 

BITE, Whitney Mordica, 
junior in animal sciences 
and industry, finishes 
a croissant sandwich. 
"People need to have 
control over their own 
bodies and try to stay 
healthy," Mordica said. 
— Photo by 
Karen Mikols 


It's really 


our health. 

not losing 

(weight) at all 
ifyou're not going to 

keep it off/ 

Sheryl Powell 

- dietician, Kramer Dining Center 

Nutrition 83 

11:57 P.M. 

Attempting to obtain 

phone numbers from 

two potential dates, 

Davin Erikson, senior 

in journalism and mass 

communications, speaks 

with a couple of single 

women at Aggie Station. 

— Photo by Matt Elliott 

12:00 A.M. 

Erikson kisses the hand of 

a single in Aggie Station. 

He and Russell Shipley, 

senior in accounting, 

traditionally started their 

evenings at Aggie Station 

and topped them off at 

Fat's with afishbowl. 

— Photo by Matt Elliott 

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Playing the field in 
search of 'the one' 

by Renee McDaniel 

HOW FAST CAN YOU DO IT? Date that is. To start the evening, men and women had seven minutes 

Some young and savvy singles experimented with to chat with anyone they wished, but when a bell sounded, 

finding eternal happiness and a possible life-long partner they had to move on to someone new. Singles were not 

within a few minutes. allowed to ask questions involving age, occupation or place 

Whether it was four, seven or eight minutes, speed dating of residence, 

was the newest trend in courtship. Each single kept track of the names of any potential 

Created by a Los Angeles rabbi in 1999 as a method for partners they would like to pursue further. At the end of the 

marriage-minded men and women to quickly find a partner, night singles entered the names into a computer. If there was 

the basics of speed dating provided a safe and productive mutual interest shown, phone numbers were e-mailed out 

way of meeting new people. by the organizing company. 

Russell Shipley, senior in accounting, said speed dating Variations included wearing nametags, choosing fake 

might be for him because he was looking for marriage. names, meeting places, call back rules, and sign-up fees. All 

"I think it would be fun," he said. "You could meet were meant to aid in the sometimes -overwhelming task of 

people and even if you didn't date them you could meet meeting someone new. 

them so someday when you are walking down the street and Although speed dating provided an opportunity to meet 

see them or something you could say hi and at least talk to people in a short amount of time, Tony Jurich, professor of 

them." family studies and human services, said he felt people should 

For singles who were not outgoing, speed dating offered still spend time in relationships, 

a change of pace for sorting out potential mates. "I have no problem with speed dating as an ice breaker, 

"Theoretically, speed dating would be a good fit for me," as a way to get some people together," Jurich said. "The 

Kristine Kiel, senior in agricultural economics, said. "If I am problem that happens is if you get somebody who doesn't 

going to get in a relationship, I want it to be serious but I have time for doing anything else." 

don't try to pick up people, and I really hate going to a bar to Speed dating was quickly becoming the alternative to 

try and meet someone." other, sometimes discouraging ways of meeting people. 

Companies in larger cities formed to organize singles "Sometimes I try to pick up women at the bars and it 

and assist with relationship wants and needs. doesn't work," said Davin Erikson, senior in journalism 

There were as many styles of speed dating as there were mass communications. "I am getting tired of trying to meet 

cities it had invaded. However, there were general rules all people at the bars. But I am not really looking for anything 

styles followed. serious so I don't think I would like speed dating. 


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Lebsack, junior in visual 
arts, walks around the 
Frankenstein exhibit 
Nov. 15. Lebsack looked 
at it to wake herself after 
a nap. "I love the panel 
that deals with the films 
and that image of Boris 
Karloff looming in the 
doorway," Roger Adams, 
rare books librarian, 
said. "I think that's just a 
classic image." — Photo 
by Matt Stamey 

86 Student Life 


exhibit at Hale Library showcases book history, current issues 

by Matt Gorney 

IN A DARK LAB, a genius, dismissed by his colleagues, 
bestowed life on his creation, not knowing the life -altering 
consequences it would have. "Frankenstein," the novel, 
chronicled the scientist and his horrifying experience with 
the creation. This fall, an exhibit at Hale Library brought that 
experience to campus. 

Mary Shelley used her book, "Frankenstein", to pose 
questions about science and ethics. The questions Shelley 
asked continued to be relevant. 

"I think about the responsibility," said Mary Siegle, 
senior administrative assistant in the Department of English. 
"(Victor Frankenstein) refused to accept responsibility for 
his own creation." 

Siegle said instead of readable material, she thought there 
would be more three-dimensional objects in the exhibit 
which was on display Oct. 3 to Nov. 15., but the timing of 
the exhibit could not have been better. 

"It's kind of cool that we happened to have it over 
Halloween time when it drew more attention," Siegle said. 
"There's also psychological things it touches in us." 

The exhibit visited 80 libraries across the country. K- State 
was one of the first stops on the tour scheduled through 2005. 
Roger Adams, rare books librarian, said Hale planned to have 
more exhibits, including one about Abraham Lincoln and 
another featuring Konza Prairie Natural Research Area. 

"This is part of the strategic plan to enhance the image of 
the library," Adams said. "There are four copies of the exhibit 
traveling and we were one of the first four." 

Tessa Whitaker, junior in elementary education, said the 
exhibit was informative and had enhancing photos. She said 
the best part was the section on the author. 

"I really liked it," Whitaker said. "It had a lot of 
information that I didn't know about her." 

Interest in the book had also risen since the exhibit's 
opening, Adams said. 

"I know it's gotten a lot of people interested in reading 
the book," he said. "We bought several paperback copies and 
they've constantly been checked out." 

Frankenstein 87 


an Interstate 40 bridge 

collapsed into the 

Arkansas River, May 26, 

divers and passersby 

looked for survivors. May 

27, the U.S. Army Corps of 

Engineers in Tulsa closed 

dams to lower the speed 

of river flow to aid divers 

searching for vehicles 

trapped under the 

concrete debris. — Photo 

by Evan Semon 

Barge accident kills 12, 
destroys I-40 bridge 

by Lindsay Porter 

[ crashed into a concrete pilling that 
supported an Interstate 40 bridge southeast of Tulsa, Okla. A 
600 -foot-long section of the 1,988-foot-long bridge collapsed, 
sending more than nine cars and trucks into the Arkansas 
River, May 26. 

May 27, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Tulsa closed 
dams to lower the speed of river flow to aid divers searching 
for more victims. 

Authorities said more than 12 people were killed. 

The bridge, built in 1967, was last inspected in 2001. 

1-40 was a major east-west highway. On average, the bridge 
carried 20,000 vehicles daily and one or two barges passed 
under it each day, Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating said. 

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation asked 
travelers to avoid driving in eastern Oklahoma or to use 
alternate routes — State Highway 9 or U.S. 64. 

Officials said the bridge repairs could take six months 
to one year. 

April 5 

A month after the 
primary election, the 
2002-2003 student body 
president, Zac Cook, 
and vice-president, Todd 
Kohman, were sworn 
into office. The pair 
battled Matt Wolters 
and Mandy Achilles for 
two months and through 
three elections. 

Manhattan received 

the 2002 Community 

Achievement award for 

its technical planning and 

Mainstreet programs. 

April 12 

April 22 

Deb Patterson signed a 
multi-year contract with 
the women's basketball 
team to stay through 
the 2004-2005 season. 
Patterson guided the 
team to a 26-8 record 
and its first Sweet 16 
appearance in 19 years 
during the 2001-2002 

Manhattan faced record- 
high temperatures from a 
heat wave with highs in 
the mid-90s. With a high 
of 92 degrees, Manhattan 
set a new record, 
breaking the previous 
high of 89, set in 1936. 


News in brief: April, May, June 







-7, 18 bombs accompanied with anti-government 
notes were found in rural mailboxes in Colorado, Iowa, 
Illinois, Nebraska and Texas. Four postal workers and two 
residents were injured in Iowa and Illinois. After May 3, bombs 
were not rigged, but fears rose in the Midwest. Lucas Helder, 
21, confessed to making 24 pipe bombs. Hedler admitted he 
wanted to make a smiley face pattern with his targets. 

Student Life 



^ President Fidel Castro during a historic visit to Cuba to patch 


."i± four decades of feuding, May 12. Castro said Carter was free 


' > to meet with whomever he wanted and visit biotech research 

q] facilities that the U.S. government suspected of developing 

£- biological weapons. Carter was the first former president to 

LJ visit Cuba since Castro took power in 1959. 

Soil research 

Consortium benefits from grant 

by Lindsay Porter 

K- STATE RECEIVED a check for $15 million, the largest 
grant in university history at Rannells Ranch, April 28. 

Provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and 
authorized by Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts, the grant nearly 
doubled the amount of the second-largest grant the university 
has received. 

The money benefited K- State and the Consortium for 
Agricultural Soil Mitigation of Greenhouse Gases, and was 
used for research and outreach to determine how agricultural 
soils could help reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the 

CASMGS comprised 10 research institutions and 
worked with research groups within the U.S. Department 
of Agriculture. K- State was the lead institution in the 

The grant was awarded over three years, but Charles Rice, 
head of K- State's research team, said he hoped funding would 
continue for the next five or six years. 

Roberts discussed soil carbon sequestration, which 
reduced build-up of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere while 
improving soil by conserving carbon in the soil. 

Rice said soil carbon-sequestration research was 
important because carbon dioxide is one of the gases in the 
atmosphere causing global warming. 

The research of the consortium helped determine soil 
management practices that conserved more carbon in the 
soil, so it won't escape to the atmosphere, Rice said. 

Besides decreasing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, 
carbon sequestration also caused increased soil fertility and 
quality and reductions in erosion. 

Avenue and Moro Street 
informs drivers of the new 
traffic directions. — Photo 
by Kelly Glasscock 

City alters traffic flow 

by Linclsey Thorpe and Jennifer Rezac 

BEGINNING JULY 11, Moro and Laramie streets limited 
traffic to one-way in the block between 11th Street and 
Manhattan Avenue. The traffic shifted east-bound on Moro 
Street from Manhattan Avenue to 1 1th Street, and west-bound 
on Laramie Street in the same block. 

Cheryl Sieben, Aggieville Business Association director, 
said the purpose of the change was to create more parking. 
One-way traffic allowed diagonal parking on the north side 
of Moro Street, with parallel parking on the south side. 

Most Aggieville merchants were happy with the decision, 
Sieben said. 

"Traffic will probably run smoother once people get used 
to it," Jerry Petty, Public Works director, said. "The streets 
will be safer for pedestrians." 








FEDERAL AUTHORITIES arrested U.S. Forest Service 
employee Terry Barton, June 16, for setting fire to timber in 
a national forest, damaging federal property and making false 
statements to investigators. Started June 8, the Hayman fire 
burned more than 100,000 acres and destroyed more than 25 
homes. It was Colorado's largest fire recorded. Barton faced as 
many as 10 years in prison and $500,000 in fines. 


q family, friends and community members gathered for services 

~^~ for slain American missionary Martin Burnham, June 14. A 

CD Philippine -commando raid, June 7, hoping to free hostages 


<5 Burnham, his wife Gracia, and Filipino Ediborah Yap, ended 

O with the deaths of Martin Burnham and Yap. Abu Sayyaf, 

-L- an Islamic separatist group, held the three more than a year. 

News 89 

in Vinton 

Visser's soy bean field 

shows the effects of 

the summer's drought 

on crops. Normally soy 

beans canopied over 

the ground, but with the 

lack of rain this summer, 

plants were smaller 

than usual. In June, Riley 

County received only 0.39 

inches of precipitation, 

compared to an average 

of 4.52 inches. Fifty-eight 

Kansas counties were 

declared disaster areas. 

— Photo by Karen Mikols 

Center researches ag-safety 

New funding allows protection against threat of agroterrorism 

by Lindsay Porter and Lindsey Thorpe 

received $1.67 million from the U.S. Department 
of Agriculture, July 11, to bolster food and agricultural 
homeland security protections. Of the state's allotment, 
K- State received $900,000 for a rapid detection network 
focused on plant diseases. 

"This reinforces that we have valuable expertise in areas 
useful to solve problems," said Jerry Jaax, associate vice 
provost of research compliance. 

Kansas U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts said the funds represented 
a significant advancement in helping protect the foundation 
of the economy from an agroterrorism attack. 

K- State was designated as one of two large detection 
centers in the Midwest Agricultural Belt. 

Robert Zeigler, professor of plant pathology, said the 
network developed in collaboration with other states planning 
defense and prevention of agricultural terrorism. 

He said K- State was chosen to lead the Midwest network 
because of its strong faculty and research in the agricultural 

"We have a highly regarded department of plant pathology 
instructors," Zeigler said. "Our diagnostics capabilities are 
recognized around the country as competent." 

Zeigler said basic research needed to be generated so 
intervention strategies could be developed and tested. 

"What the facility will do is enable us to imagine what 
kind of events could happen, then how we would respond 
and test, in a real life situation, how effective the responses 
are," he said. "There will be an educational component to 
it because there will be a lot of original research conducted 
in the facility. That would be a tremendous opportunity for 
hands-on experience in research." 

K- State's College of Agriculture also provided the first 
Web -based distance diagnostic capacity. 

The National Agricultural Biosecurity Center, in 
Manhattan, studied how animal and plant diseases entered the 
country, sponsored exercises designed to hone terror-fighting 
skills and set up a carcass disposal system if livestock were 
targeted. K- State received $3 million to establish the center. 

News in brief: July, August 






, 21, pleaded guilty, July 15, to 
aiding the Taliban. Prosecutors dropped charges for a life sen- 
tence. White House officials said President George W. Bush 
personally approved the arrangement. Lindh's attorney, James 
Brosnahan, said, with good behavior, he could be released in 
17 years. Attorney General John Ashcroft said the deal was 
"an important victory in the war against terrorism." 

£2 COAL MINERS, underground for three days in 

£- southwest Pennsylvania, were rescued July 28. The men, 

£Z trapped 240 feet below ground in Quecreek Mine, emerged 

~Q with various states of hypothermia, dehydration and near- 

O starvation after the mine flooded. After 77 hours of standing 

cq in three to four feet of water, the men were brought to the 

I — surface and monitored. 

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I«ly I! 7 

USA Basketball selected 
K-State juniors Nicole 
Ohlde and Laurie Koehn 
to play on the 2002 
USA Basketball World 
Championship for Young 
Women Qualifying 
Team. Tournament 
play began in Ribeirao 
Preto, Brazil. Texas Tech 
University Coach Marsha 
Sharp led the team. 

Hale Library made the 

transition to a building 

with wireless Internet 

capabilities. Students 

using computers with 

a wireless card could 

use the Internet from 

anywhere in Hale. 

Laptops were available 

for students to check out 

to access the system. 

i iM:ps | 

At. lit '15= 

K-State incorporated a 
strict policy concerning 
smoking. Near entrances 
to university buildings, 
signs posted and painted 
prohibited smoking 
within 30 feet from the 
entrances. The policy 
stated that smoking was 
banned from all buildings 
and motor vehicles. 

Station fights for air, 
football broadcasts 

by Matt Gorney 

ON AUG. 22, a district court decision allowed WIBW- AM 
580 to continue broadcasting K-State football games. 

At the end of 2001, the station's contract expired. However, 
when the university gave the rights to Mid-America Ag 
Network, WIBW went to court and cited a previous decision, 
which allowed it to keep the rights to broadcast the games. 

After the 2002 court decision, Tim Weiser, K- State athletic 
director, said he was disappointed but not surprised at the 
decision. He also said K- State would keep fighting and would 
continue to appeal. 

Mid- America's contract paid $1.2 million per year. With 
the loss of the case, the budget had to be reworked to $300,000. 
Weiser said it was not easy for fans to understand, but the 
issues were important and worth fighting for. 

graduate student in indus- 
trial engineering, smokes 
in front of Durland Hall. 
— Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

"O FLOODING IN EUROPE throughout the summer and 

q early fall claimed more than 75 lives. The floods caused more 

M— than 1 billion euros in damages and undeclared losses in 

CO tourism and business industries. Insurance companies did not 


Q welcome the flood of claims because they were still handling 

i_ cases resulting from Sept. 1 1 . As a result of the flooding, there 

LU was the threat of chemical contamination and illness. 


THE EARTH SUMMIT, in Johannesburg, South Africa, 
Aug. 26 - Sept. 4, convened to discuss global topics, including 
the problem of over- fishing in the oceans. One of the goals 
for the 10 -day summit was finding ways to reduce poverty 
without causing environmental damage. Outside the summit, 
protestors rallied that the summit only benefited rich nations 

UJ looking to protect their status. 

News 91 

, student body 
president, Jon Wefald, 
K- State president, Amy 
Button-Renz, KSU Alumni 
Association president 
and Curt Frasier, Alumni 
Center project chair, 
joined 500 alumni, stu- 
dents, and faculty for the 
ribbon-cutting ceremony 
at the Alumni Center, 
Oct. 21. The 52,000- 
square-foot center was 
completed summer 2002. 
— Photo by Karen Mikols 

Illnesses take 2 
well-liked professors 

by Ancli Rice 

died in October. 

"Both Terry Johnson and Charlie Hedgcoth were 
outstanding professors, superb teachers and had world-class 
reputations," President Jon Wefald said. "They were known 
throughout the state and country as a great department head 
and director. They exemplified real K- State spirit — they were 
here for a long time, were genuine K- Staters. They worked 
hard and had dedication to their field and to students. Both 
will be missed and remembered for a long time." 

Hedgcoth, 66, suffered from a brain tumor and died Oct. 
10 of post- operative complications. He had been at K- State 
since 1965, and served as biochemistry department head since 
1999. He also served as faculty soccer adviser for more than 
25 years. 

Johnson, 66, who was diagnosed with cancer in June, 
died Oct. 28 from the disease. He was the director of the 
Center for Basic Cancer Research, which he founded, and 
was the director of the Division of Biology from 1977-1992. 
He also served as chief scientist for K- State's Bioserve Space 

Oct. 9 

President Jon 
Wefald returned to 
his hometown in 
Minot, N.D. Wefald, 
professional skier Alf 
Engen and Grammy- 
winner Peggy Lee, 
were the Scandinavian- 
American Hall of Fame 
inductees of 2002. 

Due to budget cuts, 
enrollment course sched- 
ules became available 
online for access for 
spring 2003 enrollment. 
Registrar Don Foster said 
the decision saved the 
university about $22,000. 
A limited supply of 
printed copies were still 
available in the K-State 
Union Bookstore for $2. 


Oct. 1 2 

K-State won the first Cat's 
Challenge voting drive 
against the University 
of Kansas. The losing 
school's SGA had 
to wear the winning 
school's colors at the 
K-State versus KU 
football game. K-State 
registered 453 voters, 
almost three times more 
than KU. 

News in brief: September, October 

H administration said, Sept. 5, that 

-q it would implement a motion to arm an estimated 85,000 

Si commercial airline pilots. The administration recommended 

£- only pilots who volunteered and received extensive training 

c/j should be armed, and that those pilots be provided with armed 

_2 lock boxes to carry the weapons. The decision cost $900 

U- million the first year and $250 million annually thereafter. 

WITH KJCK-FM 94.5 moving three notches up the FM 
frequencey dial to 97.5, a new competitor arose in top-40 
radio in Manhattan. KACZ-FM 96.3 took to the airwaves 
Sept. 16. 

The station targeted women ages 18-34 and was the only 
qj station in Kansas to feature nationally known disc jockey Rick 
— Dees in the mornings. 



92 Student Life 

Billing, tax errors toll city 

Mistakes total $1 million for budget 

by Nabil Shaheen 

TWO ERRORS in water meter readings and an appraisal 
error resulted in Manhattan being nearly $1 million over 

In July, city officials realized they had been incorrectly 
reading water meters at Colbert Hills Golf Course for three 
years, under billing the golf course $352,578. K- State originally 
placed a six- dial meter at Colbert Hills. Water readers from 
the city were misinformed that it was to be read as a five - dial 
meter. While the city took blame, Colbert Hills directors said 
the facility realized the error and would reimburse the city 
upon agreement of final finances and money lost. 

One month later, in August, the Riley County Appraiser's 
office stated that an employee reported the value of a $59,500 
home on Pomeroy Street as $200,059,000. This resulted 
in departments having to rework budgets to include the 

corrected, assessed value of Riley County. City management 
and commissioners decided to use approximately $750,000, 
originally scheduled for use in transportation and building 
renovation projects, to make up for the loss. About 28 
programs and departments received cuts as a result of the 
overhaul, including the Riley County Police Department, 
which took the largest cut — $85,700. 

In September, the city discovered another water meter 
error, this time on campus. Because of a malfunctioning 
outdoor meter, Van Zile Dining Hall was undercharged 
almost $ 15,000. A monthly water bill should have run between 
$600-$700. For two years, Van Zile was being charged $14.94 
a month, until the problem was noticed. 

Sept. 25, Manhattan announced internal restructuring 
amongst its utility billing and meter reading operations. 

in agronomy, and Eric 
DePriest, senior in political 
science and member of Air 
Force ROTC, pray during the 
one-year memorial service 
of Sept. 11 at the 
K- State Student Union 
Plaza. Don Fallon, religious 
activities coordinator, 
Major Ed Klimek, K-State 
President Jon Wefald, and 
Student Body President Zac 
Cook spoke at the service. 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

"AD ASTRA," representing 
the state motto, made a 
30-city tour, including 
Manhattan, Oct. I.The 
statue, created by Richard 
Bergen, was placed on the 
Capitol Oct. 7. — Photo by 
Nicole Donnert 





REGINALD ROBINSON, former Chancellor at the 
University of Kansas in Lawrence, replaced Kim Wilcox 
as the CEO and president of the Kansas Board of Regents, 
Sept. 17. 

Robinson beat out four candidates to replace Wilcox, 
who accepted a position as dean of liberal arts and sciences 

BEGINNING OCT. 3, Washington, D.C., suburbs were 

DO struck with fear when five people were killed within 16 hours 

irr of each other, each with a single bullet. For three weeks, 

-^ authorities searched for the sniper. Five more people were 

Q) killed and three others injured, before two men were arrested 

• — Oct. 24. John Allen Muhammad, 41, and John Lee Malvo, 17, 

^~> were apprehended 50 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. 



Rally raises awareness 

Students join SGA to gather support from legislators 

hv Ipnnit'pr Rp7ar 

by Jennifer Rezac 

'S gathered at Hale Library, Nov. 12, 
to raise awareness about legislative funding cuts and their 
effect on higher education. 

More than 400 students and faculty attended "Pack the 
Library Night: Rally for Higher Education." 

The Student Governing Association organized the event at 
Hale because the library's operating hours were reduced due to 
funding shortfalls after K- State's $9.3-million budget cut. 

Rally attendees marched toward President Jon Wefald's 
home and Anderson Hall, chanting and picketing the budget 

discuss the fire 

that occurred Tuesday 

afternoon, Dec. 10, at 

Thomas Sign Inc., 1515 Fair 

Lane. The cause of the fire 

was unknown and all the 

occupants of the building 

were at lunch. — Photo by 

Matt Stamey 

cuts. Students picketed for an hour before gathering inside the 
library to write letters asking for support from local legislators 
and Gov. -elect Kathleen Sebelius. 

Zac Cook, student body president, and Todd Kohman, 
student body vice president, attended the rally, as well as 
members of the Student Senate. 

SGA also invited local and state legislators to attend the 
rally. Senate Majority Leader Lana Oleen and representatives - 
elect Roger Reitz and Sydney Carlin also attended and 
addressed student concerns. 

Carr brothers convicted 

by Jennifer Rezac 

found guilty of four counts of capital murder in November, 
for slaying four people in Wichita. The Carrs faced 47 counts 
each for a nine-day crime spree in Wichita, December 2000, 
with Reginald facing an additional three counts for being a 
felon in possession of a firearm. 

The most prominent of the crimes occurred Dec. 14-15, 
2000, when five people were taken to a soccer field and shot 
in the back of the head. 

Jason Befort, 26, Aaron Sander, 29, Bradley Heyka, 27, and 
Heather Muller, 25, died at the field. The 25 -year- old female 
survivor remained unidentified, but testified in court. 

The Carrs' trial began in September and ended with their 
Nov. 14 sentencing. Following seven hours of deliberation, 
jurors sentenced the brothers to death. 

News in brief: November, December 









Republican candidate Tim Shallenburger in the gubernatorial 
election, Nov. 5. 

Sebelius became the nation's first daughter of a governor 
to become governor herself. 

Her father, John Giligan, was governor of Ohio from 

Republican Phil Kline won over Democrat Chris Biggs. Kline 
was declared the winner more than a week after the Nov. 5 
U elections due to recounts for verification. 

Republicans Lynn Jenkins, Sandy Praeger and Ron 




Q_ Thornburg won State Treasurer, Insurance Commissioner 
rV and Secretary of State, respectively. 

94 Student Life 

Nov. 7 

Two people were 
wounded in a shooting 
in Aggieville. After being 
grazed by a bullet, 
Michael Wade, Fort 
Riley, suffered a wound 
on his right forearm. 
Darrel Smith, Manhattan, 
was shot in his right foot. 

After 37 years and two 

degrees, Registrar Don 

Foster retired and was 

replaced by Monty 

Nielson. Foster dealt with 

the implementation of 

K-State Online, KATS and 

the Degree Audit Report 

System. He designed a 

project called LASER 

to replace financial and 

student systems. The 

project was expected to 

be completed in 2005. 

Dec, 6 

F ../'< . l ' ■, 

K-State implemented 
electronic identifiers 
for Unix, the central 
Web server. Commonly 
referred to as elDs, the 
new technology gave 
students access to online 
resources, such as the 
K-State home page, KATS 
and K-State Online. elDs 
also served as students' 
e-mail addresses. 

19-year-old center 
closes due to cuts 

by Natalie Gervais 

CENTER helped establish northcentral Kansas businesses. 
The business center shut down, Dec. 31, after the College of 
Business Administration withdrew its 19 -year support. 

Yar Ebadi, dean of the College of Business Administration, 
said the college needed to cut funds to the center because of 
drastic budget cuts. 

The business center looked to other organizations for 
funds, but was already struggling with expenses before the 
decision. Fred Rice, director of the business center, said they 
did not have enough funds to travel to other counties. Business 
owners had to travel to Manhattan to share their struggles. 

Over the years, the center helped 36,300 people in 44 
counties. The business center worked with anyone who 
wanted to start a business or needed guidance. Services were 
free and confidential. After closing, counseling and training 
programs continued under the direction of Barta Stevenson, 
assistant director of the business center. 


A WHIRLWIND OF TORNADOES traveled through the 

^ southeastern and eastern United States in November. More 

O than 70 tornadoes were reported Nov. 9 - 1 1 . At least 35 people 

, died, and more than 200 people were injured in the wave of 

qj violent storms that ripped through Tennessee, Alabama, Ohio, 

O Mississippi and Pennsylvania. Tornadoes were reported as far 

«* > south as Louisiana. 






MORE THAN 47,000 federal employees were put into play 
at national airports, including Manhattan Regional Airport. 
The force aimed to offer faster, more efficient service. Several 
airports used private screeners for added security. Some 
parking lots at Kansas City International Airport in Kansas 
City, Mo., became off-limits due to worries of car bombs, but 
were reopened in early December. 

News 95 

Columbia explodes 

NASA shuttle, astronauts lost during re-entry 

by Jacob Walker 

its scheduled landing, Feb. 1, at the 
Kennedy Space Center, the space shuttle Columbia disinte- 
grated in the sky above Texas, killing the seven -member crew. 
Scattered across Texas and Louisiana, debris was collected for 
weeks after the tragedy. 

Commander Rick Husband; pilot William McCool; 
payload commander Michael Anderson; mission specialists 
David Brown, Laurel Clark, Kal- 
pana Chawla and the first Israeli 
astronaut, Ilan Ramon, constituted 
the crew. 

An independent group of inves- 
tigators, led by retired U.S. Navy 
Adm. Harold Gehman, analyzed 
the accident. Theories circulated, 
among them that a piece of insu- 
lation foam seen bouncing off the 
left wing of the shuttle before lift- 
off somehow damaged the heat resistant ceramic tiles on the 

The Columbia disaster occurred four days after the 17th 
anniversary of the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, 
Jan. 28, 1986. 

Subsequent space shuttle launches were delayed until the 
cause of Columbia's break-up was determined, but President 
George W. Bush assured the nation the space program would 
continue. The delays affected the crew of the international 
space station, which was scheduled to return to Earth 
March 1. NASA said the crew had enough supplies to last 
through the end of June. 


research mission, NASA's 

oldest shuttle, Columbia, 

streaks across the Dallas, 

Texas sky in pieces, Feb. 

1. NASA lost contact, 

approximately 16 minutes 

before the shuttle was 

scheduled to land at 

Kennedy Space Center. 

All seven astronauts 

aboard were killed in the 

accident. Debris from the 

shuttle was found in a 

160-mile long path that 

extended from Texas to 

Louisiana. Columbia first 

flew in 1981. — Photo by 

James Lenamon, Reuters 

20 Melissa Bachman, junior 
in family studies and 
human services, died 
from an arteriovenous 
malformation. After 
experiencing headaches, 
Feb. 14, she went to 
Mercy Health Center. She 
was flown to Wichita for 
surgery and lapsed into 
a coma shortly after. A 
memorial service was 
held at All Faiths Chapel, 
March 3. 

Robert Arens, associate 

professor of architecture, 

helped with the design 

for the new World Trade 

Center site. The design 

featured a memorial set 

in the foundation of the 

original towers. It also 

planned for a 1,776-foot 

spire, a structure designed 

to surpass the tallest pair 

of buildings in the world 

— Malaysia's 1,483-foot 

Petronas Twin Towers 

— by 293 feet. 

Feb. 26 


Kristen Kissling, 2002 
K-State graduate in 
human ecology, was 
chosen to appear on 
"Nashville Star," a reality 
series on USA Network. 

News in brief: January, February, March 

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created Nov. 25, went into effect Jan. 24. Its mission included 
the prevention of terrorist attacks within the United States and 
established steps to minimize damage and recover from any 
attacks. Many national programs were reorganized, added or 
disbanded. The Immigration and Naturalization Service, dis- 
appeared in March, disbursing services to other agencies. 

ACCIDENTS occurred at two nightclubs in February. At 
the E2 club, Chicago, a scare over pepper spray used to break 
up a fight caused a panicked stampede, Feb. 17, killing 21 
people and injuring more than 50. Three days later, another 
tragedy took place at The Station, a dance club in Providence, 
CxO R.I. The pyrotechnics used by the band, Great White, started 
Z. an inferno killing 96 people and injuring more than 130. 




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Senate vice chair 
replaced mid-term 

by Jennifer Newberry 

RESIGNED, Student Senate elected a replacement for the 
position, Jan. 24. After a 30 - 8 - 8 vote, MaryElizabeth Kasper, 
senior in secondary education, was sworn in as vice chair. 

Kasper's qualifications helped her secure the position. She 
previously served as a senator and was the only candidate to 
have formal leadership in the Senate. 

War on terror 

Protesters, supporters rally 

by Lindsey Thorpe 

ADDRESSING THE NATION and the world March 17, 
President Bush gave Saddam Hussein and his sons 48 hours 
to leave Iraq, or face war. 

Bush said risks of inaction would be far greater in the 
future if not stopped. Peaceful efforts of diplomacy had failed, 
he said, and the security of the world required disarming 
Hussein at the present time, instead of waiting for the removal 
of weapons of mass destruction. 

According to The New York Times, roughly 90 minutes 
after the ultimatum expired, American forces fired the first 
shots of the campaign to remove Hussein by force. 

After the war began, demonstrators, both for and against 
the war, organized protests across the nation. Though many 
protests were peaceful, some required intervention, like one 
protest in San Francisco. Hay bales were set on fire in the streets 
around the Transamerica Building and police -car windows 
all over town were smashed. Police made 1,350 arrests — the 
highest one -day total in the history of the city. 

Student TV show airs 

by Jacob Walker 

THE FIRST EPISODE of "Manhattan Matters" was 
filmed, Feb. 28, in Dole Hall. Run entirely by students, the 
TV show had been in the planning stages for several months 
before the story assignments were given in February, Bambi 
Landholm, executive producer, said. 

Landholm said the show was filmed in one straight run, 
and would likely be left unedited. Other production members 
believed that current mistakes would be worked out in later 
episodes, Benjamin Hodge, co - anchor and senior in electrical 
engineering, said. 

a.K!NG OUT against 
the war with Iraq, 
demonstrators march 
down the streets of New 
York City as a form of 
peaceful protest, 
March 22. A reported 
quarter of a million people 
walked to Washington 
Square Park, where they 
were to disperse at 4 p.m. 
— Photo by Nicole Donnert 

Jg AFTER A MONTH-LONG BATTLE with stomach cancer, 

~q Fred Rogers, host of the well-known children's television 

\2. program, "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood," died, Feb. 27, at age 74. 

DJ3 Rogers' show focused on communicating with and educating 

rV children. His other accomplishments included being ordained 

s-J as a Presbyterian minister and receiving the nation's highest 

■^ civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2002. 







On March 7, national gasoline prices neared the record 
average high of $1.7212 per gallon, set May 18, 2001. Averages 
constituted a 52 -cent increase in prices over the past year. 

The highest prices occurred in San Francisco, where the 
average was $2.10 per gallon. 

Kansas' average price of $1.63 was the eighth lowest in 
the country. 



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into the night, academics 

Throughout the day and well 

Photo by Matt Stamey 

PLANT KEEPER | Gerald Wilde, pro- 
fessor of entomol- 
ogy, waters plants 
at the Kansas State 
University Gardens. 

ENGED students' thinking through 
research opportunities and hands-on experience. 
No matter where or when, 

classes continued to linger in the 



PARKHURST, junior in 
theater, to put on her 
pointe shoes, Amy 
Hurrelbrink, junior in 
theater, and Jenny Ludes, 
sophomore in business 
administration, practice 
their dance moves. "It's a 
stress reliever because it is 
so different from a lecture 
class where they just take 
notes," Joyce Yagerline, 
associate professor of 
dance, said. "I want them 
to develop discipline, 
perseverance, enjoy the 
art form, learn about their 
bodies, what their bodies 
can do, develop self con- 
fidence and self esteem, 
from taking the class." 
— Photo by Karen Mikols 

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Passionate Dancing 

continued from p 


more in medical technol- 
ogy, practices a jump with 
Jennifer Rifford, senior 
in theater, during their 
ballet class. "They do it be- 
cause they love it. When 
they graduate they'll have 
to sit in an office and they 
won't be able to dance as 
much," said Joyce Yager- 
line, associate professor of 
dance. — Photo by 
Karen Mikols 

Yagerline said she didn't expect the dancers in her ballet 
classes to become professionals because K- State is a liberal 
arts university with a broad-based curriculum. 

"Few want to be (professionals) and probably few can," 
she said. "What I'm expecting them to get out of this class 
is an enjoyment and a love for dancing. I also want them to 
develop discipline and perseverance, to work hard, enjoy the 
art form, learn about their bodies and what their bodies can 

Among her different level classes, dance majors made 
up only a part of the participants. Some people outside the 
dance program took it as a stress reliever, and others because 
they had been doing it since they were young and did not 
want to quit. 

"I love to dance," Jenny Ludes, sophomore in business 
administration, said. "I have been doing it since I was 4. It's 
my passion. In college it isn't a typical class. It's a release 
going to dance and being able to dance and leave with no 

In the classroom, Yagerline said she was a tough teacher. 

"I am passionate about ballet," Yagerline said. "I am a 
hard teacher - very strict - because I know what it's like to 
be in the real world dancing." 

Yagerline has been dancing for 36 years, 13 profession- 

"We are very fortunate to have Joyce," Abby Williamson, 
sophomore in theater, said. "She's danced for years, and is 
amazing. She gives us individual attention and tells you what 
you need to correct." 

As the music played and the girls worked under the 
watchful eyes of Yagerline, she corrected their movements 
and helped them understand what they were doing wrong. 

"Ballet looks easy, but it's harder than it looks. 

"You have to work at it to make it look easy," Yagerline 
said. "It can also be compared to meditation, because you are 
singularly focused on one thing. Nothing else matters and 
nothing else exists in that moment. It's kind of like you're a 
channel between God or the universe and the earth." 

Ballet 103 

just breathe 

body, mind connect 

he downward dog, corpse, warrior and mountain — these 
postures constituted a small branch of the numerous 
limbs of yoga. 

Yoga, a Hindu philosophy teaching control of the body 
and mind to achieve spiritual insight and tranquility, proved 
to be a life saver for stressed -out students. 

"Yoga means right relationship," Erika Jensen, graduate 
student in entomology, said. "Having the right relationship 
internally between the body, mind and spirit, as well as 
externally with other people." 

Students said yoga not only provided mental and spiritual 
insight, but gave physical benefits as well. 

"Yoga is a practical way to lead a happy and stress-free 
life," Ana Franklin, UFM instructor, said. "I've had people 
say that because of yoga, they have less headaches, feel more 
rested, less stressed, it's easier to focus and it's easier to not 
be distracted." 

Franklin said her students experienced the benefits of 
yoga, and it helped them get in touch with their feelings and 
the world around them. 

"Yoga calms me," Monica Clement, geology instructor, 
said. "Practice has become a crucial part of who I am." 

Though some were wary of yoga because of contorted 
positions, Franklin said it was really for the mind. The physical 
aspects and benefits were a benefit of practice as a whole. 

"Many people have the misconception that yoga is for the 
body," Franklin said. "But in fact, the use of the body in yoga is 
only for focusing the mind and understanding the self better. 
It's not for the purpose of having a Jane Fonda figure. If all you 
want is a nice body, you should go do aerobics." 

Having a good experience with yoga could depend on the 
teacher you follow, Franklin said. She said students should 
find out who the teacher studied with. 

Students dedicated to yoga found regular practice helped 
center and ground them in a world of sensational stimuli. 

"We get drawn outside of ourselves by our senses. We 
forget that there's something here, inside," Franklin said. 
"When someone reintroduces us to our inner lives, our 
true center, the joy in our hearts towers over all those other 
distractions, so much so that we learn to love it and want to go 
back to it every day. That's what yoga's about — reconnecting 
and reintegrating with your true self." 

Franklin's yoga class, 
practice breathing. "If you 
come to class once or twice 
a week, you'll feel some 
benefits, but nothing to 
the extent that people who 
practice on a regular basis 
feel," Franklin said. "The 
point of yoga is to practice." 
— Photo by Nicole Donnert 


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"When I first started practicing 
(yoga), I was awestruck by the 

power of the human spirit m 

and body. Yoga has changed my life dramatically. 

I tend to be Calmer in all " 
aspects of my life, whether it be 

school, work or .recreation. I truly feel I 
have a better relationship with my family, 
friends, co - worker s and myself." 

Erika Jensen, graduate student in entomology 



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and Textile Design 

Arts, Sciences 
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Front row: Barbara G. Anderson, Deborah Meyer, Migette Kaup, 
Melody LeHew. Back row: Barbara Gatewood, Marsha Dickson, 
Gita Ramaswamy, Gwendolyn O'Neal, Eunju Shim. 

Front row: Carlota Marin. Row 2: David Ahlvers, Donald Von 
Bergen, Mona Pool, Jung Oh, Kathy Brockway. Row 3: Richard 
Zajac, Patricia Ackerman, Joel Matthews, Marlon Fick, Judith A. 
Collins, John Heublein. Back row: Stephen Thompson, Kendall 
Griggs, Sidney Barnes, Robert Homolka. 

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personality fused 

into style of artwork 

Figure drawing, oil painting, ceramics and sculpture 
classes taught art majors methods of creating visual 

During their first two years in the fine arts program, 
students enrolled in survey courses, 2-D and 3-D design 
courses and drawing. 

Robin Mabie, senior in fine arts, said those courses were 
structured to compare different techniques. 

"Beginning level classes — they're pre -classes before you 
can declare your emphasis — need to be structured to move 
further along in your art career," she said. 

Mabie enrolled in "Oil Painting" and "Drawing II" 
during fall semester while Allison Becker, junior in fine arts, 
studied "Figure Drawing." 

Though Becker had little time to draw for fun, she said 
figure drawing was key in perfecting her skills. 

"Figure drawing is the basis for all art," Becker said. "It's 
good to get a good hold on that before anything else." 

Putting her heart into her art, Becker said her personality 
showed in her work. 

"Allison's artwork gives you a window into a whole other 
side of her," Tyler Dirks, junior in fine arts, said. "I guess you 
could say she's reserved, but her art has a more playful and 
creative energy." 

Though she appreciated professional artists, Becker 
said she believed her biggest inspiration came from other 

"Critiquing is a huge part of class," Becker said. "It's 
important to be able to pick out good and bad elements of 
other students' work and apply them to yours." 







Front row: Om Prakash, Anna Zolkiewska, Subbarat Muthukrish- 
nan, Dolores Takemoto, Lawrence Davis, Michael Kanost. Back 
row: Paul Smith, John Tomich, Gerald Reeck, Ramaswamy Krish- 
namoorthi, Thomas Roche. 

Front row: Walter Walawender Jr, Keith Hohn, James Edgar, Pe- 
ter Pfromm. Back row: Stevin Gehrke, John Schlup, Mary Rezac, 
Larry Erickson, Liang Fan. 



Budget cut, tuition rises 

by Michelle Wilmes 

Despite tuition rise, 
student numbers grow 

DESPITE INCREASED TUITION, enrollment rose to an all-time 
university high — 22,762 students. 

"I expected there to be a decrease in numbers," Donald Foster, 
university registrar said. "Some students may not have returned because 
of the increase in tuition, but enrollment is at the highest it has ever been. 
We had almost 400 more students this year than we did last year." 

After the Kansas Legislature reduced the amount of money allocated 
to the university, the first step in budgeting was to increase tuition and 
assess fees to departments, Foster said. 

"As soon as we knew there was going to be a decrease in funding, 
we knew we had to compromise somehow," Foster said. "That's why we 
added the extra fees and increased the tuition. Other than salaries, the 
main field that the increase went toward was technology." 

To offset the tuition increase, Rachel Trowbridge, freshman in family 
studies and human services, said she worked 
harder to budget her money. 

"After I found out that the tuition was 
going to increase, I knew I needed to apply for 
additional scholarships," Trowbridge said. "By 
doing this, I received more scholarships and I was able to make up the 

Although K- State experienced a 25.1 -percent increase in tuition 
— well above the 9.6 -percent national average — the tuition was still 
in the lower 38 percent nationally, annually paying less than $4,000 for 
tuition and fees. 

Tyler Breeden, senior in agricultural economics, said due to the 
budget cuts the income generated from increases in tuition was only 
maintaining the current levels of education, rather than improving 

"The decreased budget has limited short-term improvements for 
technology in the classroom and has also led to fewer class offerings," 
Breeden said. "However, the budget cuts reduced the number of faculty 
members and therefore class sizes went up and the number of times that 
classes were offered might have been limited. Having less faculty resulted 
in larger numbers of students per adviser, and students could potentially 
lose valuable time with a mentor. 

"Overall, Kansas State University is an outstanding institution and 
will continue to thrive despite these short-term setbacks." 

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tuition after having its 
budget cut. According 
K-State students were 
ncluded in the 38 percent 
of public four-year uni- 
versities annually paying 
less than $4,000 for tuition 
and fees. — Photo illustra- 
tion by Matt Stamey 

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Front row: Duy Hua, Daniel Higgins, Robert Hammaker, Peter 
Sherwood. Row 2: Christopher Levy, Anne Kelley, Keith Buszek, 
Kenneth Klabunde. Back row: Joseph Ortiz, Christer Aakeroy, 
Viatcheslav Zakrzewski. 

Front row: Steven Starrett, Alok Bhandari, Hayder Rasheed, 
Yacoub Najjar, Robert Peterman, David Steward, Sunanda 
Dissanayake. Back row: Robert Stokes, Hani Melhem, Asadollah 
Esmaeily, Dunja Peric, Mustaque Hossain, Stefan Romanoschi, 
Lakshmi Reddi. 

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TUTORED by Eric Cas- 
taneda, senior in second- 
ary education, Jason 
Eaves, sophomore in 
construction science and 
management, receives 
help with his Spanish II 
homework. Castaneda 
saw Eaves two times a 
week and also tutored 
students in mathematics, 
English and French. 
— Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

JASON EAVES asks his 
tutor, Eric Castaneda a 
question about a Spanish 
II problem. Castaneda 
worked at the Tutoring 
Center beginning in 
October and previously 
tutored at K-State-Salina. 
"Tutoring helps you make 
new friends and manage 
your time better," Cas- 
taneda said. 
— Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

student teachers 

peer tutors help others 

sking for help with classes may not have 
kbeen easy for students who were used to 
being independent studiers. 

Even for those students, the Academic Assis- 
tance Center offered free instruction in more 
than 100 subjects. 

Tutors were hired on the basis of at least a 
3.0 GPA and As or Bs in the subject they were 
helping with, said Adam Kujawa, tutoring 
center director and graduate student in business 

Knowledge was not the only requirement 
for tutoring, said Eric Castaneda, senior in 
secondary education and modern languages. 

"You have to like teaching and working with 
people," he said. 

Kujawa said math and science were the 
subjects students most needed help with. 

Louis Novak, junior in journalism and mass 

communications, said his college algebra tutor, 
Castaneda, was helpful and made the material 
easier to understand. 

"Tutors break it down into a smaller 
setting," Novak said. "(Castaneda) has given me 
confidence to help get through it and has broken 
it down to help me understand it." 

Novak said that in small groups of five to 
seven, students got one -on -one help. 

The offices for the academic and tutoring 
centers and tutorial assistance were in Holten 
Hall. Tutors were matched on the basis of 

Although tutoring hours were from 8 a.m. 
to 5 p.m. many tutors spent more time helping 
students, Castaneda said. 

"We do close at five o'clock," Castaneda said, 
"but I have no problem staying past five to help 
out, if the student is willing." 

Continuing Education 

Front row: Julie Smith. Back row: Teri Vanwey, Joseph Krause, 
Ronald J. Wagner. 

Counseling and Educational 

Front row: Sheryl Benton, Kenneth Hoyt, Stephen Benton, Judith 
Hughey. Back row: Adrienne Leslie-Toogood, Paul Stevens, 
Kenneth Hughey, Charlie Nutt, Fred Newton, Michael Lynch, 
Carol Hoheisel, Carla Jones. 



role reversal 

bv Natalie Gervais 

Evaluations guide instructors' performance 

ROLES WERE REVERSED when students critiqued 
instructors for teaching effectiveness. Teacher evaluations 
were distributed during classes so students could judge their 
instructors' performances over the semester. 

"This entire process exists for not only students' benefits but 
also for the instructors'," said Renee Fonferko, administrative 
assistant for the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass 
Communications. "The instructor can gain helpful insight as 
to how to teach the class better the next time around." 

The anonymous student evaluations, called TEVALS, 
asked students 14 questions broken down into two categories 
— rating the instructor and rating themselves. Students were 
given the opportunity to write additional comments. 

"I really do read them," David Fallin, instructor in 
marketing, said. "I look at every one of them. Some comments 
are ridiculous; such as 'the tests are too hard,' but I have gotten 
some good ideas." 

IDEA, another teacher evaluation used in some classes, 
was more detailed and had more questions than the TEVAL 

"If a faculty member needs something quick and easy, 
a TEVAL will give the department head a good idea of 
their teaching," said Victoria Clegg, director of the Center 
of Advancement for Teaching and Learning. "If a faculty 
member needs more specific information, IDEA is a better 
evaluation to use." 

man in business adminis- 
tration, fills out a teacher 
evaluation during her 
Environmental Geography 
Lab class. "Many students 
do not take TEVALS 
seriously, " said Renee 
Fonferko, administrative 
assistant for the A.Q. Miller 
School of Journalism and 
Mass Communications. 
"Students often neglect 
to see this as a beneficial 
responsibility." — Photo 
by Lindsey Bauman 



Front row: Michael Babcock, Roger Trenary, Patrick Gormely, Wil- 
liam Blankenau, Michael Oldfather. Back row: Steven Cassou,Tracy 
Turner, James Ragan Jr.,Yang Ming Chang, Philip Gayle, Lloyd 
Thomas Jr., Krishna Akkina, Dong Li. 

Front row: Mary Heller, Jennifer Bay-Williams, John Staver, Paul 
Burden, Lori Norton-Meier. Back row: Kathryn Holen, Marjorie 
Hancock, Kimberly Staples, Margaret Shroyer, Tanya Byrn, Melisa 

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Electrical and Computer 

Engineering Technology 

Front row: Anil Pahwa, Ruth D. Miller, John Devore, William 
Kuhn, Donald Lenhert, Medhat Morcos, Steven Warren, 
Balasubramaniam Natarajan. Back row: Don Gruenbacher, 
Norman Dillman, Andrew Rys, Kenneth Carpenter, David Soldan, 
Stephen Dyer, D.V. Satish Chandra, James DeVault. 

Front row: Raju Dandu, John Francisco, Michael L. Wilson, Judy 
Dechant, Kathleen McCullough, Gregory Spaulding. Row 2: 
Leslie Kinsler, Troy Harding, David Delker, Saeed Khan, Andrew 
Rietcheck, Sami Tennous, Florian Misoc, Thomas Mertz. Back row: 
Gail Simmonds, Masud Hassan, Gary Funk. 

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Family Studies 
and Human Services 

Front row: Scott H. 

Jones, Mary Knapp, 

Jennifer Gehrt, Cia Ver- 

schelden, Fred Fairchild. 

Row 2: Walter Schumn, 

Zachary Cook, Donald 

Hedrick, Diane Mack, 

Andrew Rys, Steven 

Eckels, David Pacey, 

Shing Chang. Row 3 

Kelline Cox, Michae 

A. Smith, Walter Fick, 

Alfred Cochran, Jerome 

Frieman, Lyman Baker, Elizabeth Dodd, David Rintoul, Talat Rahman, Phillip Anderson, Joyce Yagerline. 

Row4: James Dubois, Mary Kirkham, Patrick Pesci, A. David Stewart, J. Bruce Prince, Kevin Gwinner, Fred 

Smith, O. John Selfridge, Nelda Elder, Michael Haddock, Roger Adams, Sue Maes, Barbara Newhouse, 

Karen De Bres. Back row: J. Ernest Minton, Kraig Roozeboom, Eric Atkinson, Derek Jackson, Mary Molt, 

John Fritz, Patrick Gormely, John Reese, Beth Montelone, E. Wayne Nafziger, Eric Maatta, John McCulloh, 

Robert Zabel, David Thompson, Aruna Michie, Marjorie Hancock, Jacqueline Spears, Gretchen Holden, 

Brian Spooner, James Sherow, Kristi Harper, Kathleen Greene, Tanner Klinqzell, Bob Burton. 

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Front row: Michael Bradshaw, Walter Schumm, Linda Crowe, 
Karen Myers-Bowman, Ann Murray, Luann Hoover. Row 2: 
Candyce Russell, Anthony Jurich, John Murray, Linda Hoag, Ann 
Smit, Stephan Bollman, Rick Scheidt. Back row: Charles Smith, 
Mark B. White, John Grable, Breanne Nelson, William Meredith, 
Farrell Webb. 

DURING a meeting at 
the Manhattan Area 
Chamber of Commerce, 
Megan Mayo, senior in 
human ecology and mass 
communications, gives 
a high five to Karen Hib- 
bard, convention sales 
manager. "It's just a good 
experience," said Ashley 
Presley, leadership intern 
at the Chamber and junior 
in elementary education. 
"Management is a big 
thing." — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

In the real world 

by Kristen Day and Matt Gorney 

than classes and professors. Internships helped students 
explore life after graduation and University Recognition, a 
program matching internships to students, provided a first 
step to getting the right experience. 

"University Recognition lets students combine academics 
and work experience while being a full-time student," Mary 
Ellen Barkley, Career and Employment Services coordinator, 
said. "It provides experience that is not readily available in 
course work." 

Megan Mayo, senior in human ecology and mass 
communications, said her internship at the Manhattan 
Convention and Visitors Bureau allowed her to 
work on a variety of projects. 

"I've worked there for two years," she said. "I 
learned so much about myself and gained skills 
that will be helpful in my professional career." 

Ashley Presley, leadership intern at the Manhattan 
Area Chamber of Commerce, said she would recommend 
internships to others, even if the internship wasn't related to 
career objectives. 

"Everything I've learned — organization and deadlines 
— has been beneficial," the junior in elementary education 
said. "Internship bosses are willing to help you learn." 

Internships give 
work experience 


First row: Stephen Peters, Eric Higgins, Hui Yang. Row 2: Scott 
Hendrix, Maosen Zhong, Connie Schmidt. Back row: Amir 
Tavakkol, Jeffrey Kruse, Anand Desai. 


Front row: Jeffrey S. Smith, Lisa Harrington, Karen De Bres, 
Bimal Paul, Charles W. Martin. Back row: Russell Graves, John A. 
Harrington Jr., Stephen White, Max Lu, Douglas Goodin, Kevin 



ani mal care 


by Lisa Solomon 

Research units provide employment opportunities 

animal care were provided to students through six breeding 
units operated by the Department of Animal Sciences and 

The animal units were created as a research center for 
different types of livestock. 

Jack Riley, animal sciences and industry department 
head, said most of the units used students for part-time la- 
bor where students worked one-on-one with the animals. 

The breeding program constituted six units housing 
swine, sheep, poultry, horses, and beef and dairy cattle. Ani- 
mal sciences and industry professor John Shirley said most 
units arose in the late 1950s and early 1960s, with the excep- 
tion of the dairy unit, which was created in the late 1800s. 

Rachael Gager, a student worker for the sheep unit and 
graduate student in animal sciences and industry, had been 
working at the unit since her junior year. 

"I transferred from Colby Community College and 
needed a job," Gager said. "I raised sheep back home and 
was first offered a position painting at the unit." 

Gager attained the position of shepherdess in January 
2002, which required living at the facility. Her typical day 
started at 6:30 a.m. to feed and care for the sheep. After 
chores, Gager attended a full day of classes and returned 
home at the end of the day to complete chores once more. 

Gager said her favorite part of the job was having the op- 
portunity to work with the sheep and take care of the lambs. 
She oversaw three student employees with the help of animal 
sciences and industry professor Clifford Spaeth. 

Horse unit manager David McClure also used students 
for part-time labor. 

"It's a good experience for the students," McClure said. 
"It's kind of like a crash course in management, as our stu- 
dents always have to keep an eye on the horses." 

Duane Davis, animal sciences and industry professor, 
agreed student involvement was valued in all aspects of the 

With a desire to work in Research and Extension, Gager 
said the skills she picked up helped her career path. 

"I have gained people skills from overseeing employees, 
as well as working with other sheep breeders and faculty 
members," Gager said. "I learn something new every day." 

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of campus, Dairy cow 
number 2778 munches 
on a meal. The Dairy Barn 
offered students opportu- 
nities for hands-on work 
with animals in six breed- 
ing units. — Photo by 
Matt Elliott 

instructor of artificial inse- 
menation, goes through 
his daily routine at the 
Dairy Barn. "I've been at 
this for 37 years, so that 
ought to tell you how I 
feel about it," he said." 
— Photo by Matt Elliott 


a thick, layered coat make 

Daisy irresistible. Though 

she was quite friendly, 

James Larkins, foreman 

for Konza Prairie Research 

Natural Area, said bison 

were not to be treated as 

pets. "It's like having a 300 

to 400-pound dog," he 

said. "You don't want that 

big of dog. They want to 

be frisky sometimes." 

— Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 

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Konza's blooming Daisy 

by Lindsey Jones 


Thomas Van Slyke, site manager at Konza Prairie Research 
Natural Area, called out to the 18-month-old buffalo. 

Following a deep, rumbling grunt, a furry head poked 
around a tarped panel inside the bison corral. 

"She's friendly," Van Slyke said, "but sometimes she's a 
little too friendly. We don't relish having orphans because we 
don't want it to be a problem for safety. You want them to be 
naturally stand-offish." 

Daisy was orphaned shortly after birth. Van Slyke said 
survival for orphans in the wild was low. Even when Konza 
personnel cared for orphaned calves, the survival rate was 
only 50 percent. 

To care for Daisy, Van Slyke worked with K- State students 
and James Larkins, foreman for Konza. Along with general 
maintenance, the students helped with orphaned calves, 
tagging, weighing and sorting to sell. 

"The students help with everything," Van Slyke said. 
"They're very valuable to us." 

Alex Miller, senior in agronomy, 
said he helped care for Daisy when 
she was young. 

"I helped bottle feed her milk 
in the morning," Miller said, "and I fed her when she could 
eat feed." 

With students and staff on 
her side, one orphan thrives 

as Alex Miller, senior in 
agronomy, latches the 
gate to the buffalo corral. 

Miller said his experience at Konza was beneficial, and "Konza has everything a 

large ranch has, plus an 
had given him a lot of hands-on experience. intensive research effort 

Van Slyke and Larkins maintained a herd of approximately .. „%. ,. cl . 

7 rr ' time, Tom Van Slyke, site 

275 bison, but Larkins said every year they had to sell a few manager, said. 

— Photo by 
to keep the herd numbers at the appropriate stocking level Kelly Glasscock 

based on animal-unit pressure on the pasture. 

Sometimes new bison were introduced into the herd. 

"It's not to become more purebred," Larkins said. "It's for 
diversity. We don't want them to become too inbred." 

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Konza Prairie Research 


blooming Daisy 

continued from page 119 

Though they have only had to raise a few orphans at 
Konza, Van Slyke said orphans were a common occurrence, 
especially for first-time mothers. 

"Sometimes the mother will lose the calf," Van Slyke said. 
"Or if it's the first calf that she's had, she'll just abandon the 
calf. It's not unusual." 

Van Slyke said feeding a young animal tended to make 
them bond with humans, but most orphans adapted to the 
herd fairly easily. 

"What usually happens is that they assimilate into the herd 
as the herd comes and goes from the corral, which it does all 
the time," Van Slyke said. "There are individuals in and out 
daily, so they'll take off and go with the herd." 

Though Miller said he wasn't too fond of the bison 
initially, he had learned to appreciate them. 

"At first I didn't really care for them because I had been 
around cattle a lot," Miller said, "but I think they've got their 
place. They're pretty neat animals." 


Front row: Allen Archer, Keith B. Miller, Monica Clement, 
Sambhudas Chaudhuri. Back row: Michael J. Brady, Kelly Liu, 
Charles Oviatt, Kirsten Nicolaysen, George Clark II, Stephen Gao, 
Mary Hubbard. 

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Front row: Elizabeth Barrett, Carol Shanklin, Patrick Pesci, John 
Williams. Back row: Ki-Joon Back, Jane Freyenberger, Mary Molt, 
Deborah Canter, Shawn Jang. 

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Daisy gets some attention 
from Alex Miller, senior in 
agronomy. Thomas Van 
Slyke, site manager for 
Konza prairie, said the 
students helped with the 
buffalo research. "In the 
fall we help out with the 
round up," Miller said. 
"I also help out with the 
bison cow study." 
- Photo by Kelly Glasscock 


Industrial and Manufacturing 
Systems Engineering 

Front row: Barbara Lohse Knous, Kimberly Shafer, Jodi Stotts, 
Delores Chambers, Sandra Procter, Mary Higgins. Back row: 
Weiqun Wang, Carol Holcomb, Denis Medeiros, Edgar Chambers 
IV, Richard Baybutt, Shawna Jordan, Katharine Grunewald, Karen 
Hudson, Mark Haub. 

Front row: Todd Easton, Shuting Lei, Shing Chang, R. Michael 
Harnett. Row 2: Vicky Geyer, Timothy Deines, E. Stanley Lee, Judy 
Smith, David Ben-Arieh. Back row: Teresa Ivy, Chih-Hang Wu, 
Malgorzata Rys, Steven Hanna, Bradley Kramer, Zhijian Pei. 

Konza Prairie Research 


fresh retreat 


by Lisa Solomon 

Gardens undergo renovations, offer place to learn, relax 

HIDDEN BETWEEN the bustle of people and traffic at 
K- State was a place of tranquility and beauty — the Kansas 
State University Gardens. 

Gregg Eyestone, associate director of the Gardens, said the 
project was important to the university and had potential to 
be one of the main attractions. 

"If you look at other universities with or without 
horticulture programs, they have or are establishing botanical 
gardens," Eyestone said. "To compete for students and faculty, 
it is a needed resource. Horticulture students study the plants 
for course work, where non-horticulture students visit the 
gardens for enjoyment." 

Scott McElwain, gardens director, said working in the 
gardens gave students training for greenhouse management, 
landscape design and horticulture science. 

"Students use the gardens for study - such as plant 
identification - and for hands-on training," McElwain said. 
"The Gardens are an outdoor laboratory." 

McElwain said students worked there throughout the 
school year and during breaks. Marie Noll, junior in animal 
sciences and industry and student worker at the Gardens, said 
the job fit her well. 

"I work there because it's really relaxing and convenient," 
Noll said. "It's right on campus, the hours are flexible and I 
like to work outdoors." 

Horticultural students, along with a full- and part-time 
staff and volunteers, maintained the gardens, Eyestone said. 
He said departments, including Landscape Architecture 
and Human Ecology, visited the gardens for educational 

in the Kansas 
State University Gar- 
dens, Marie Noll, junior 
in animal sciences and 
industry, pulls Cannas 
from the ground for 
winter storage. The 
gardens were open for 
students to visit and enjoy 
the plants. In addition, 
horticultural students 
used them for research. 
— Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

into a box after cutting 
it out of the ground. 
Cannas, a tropical plant, 
was stored because it 
was not able to withstand 
the Kansas winter. It was 
replanted in the spring. 
"I have an agricultural 
background," Noll said. 
"Working outside is natu- 
ral for me." — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

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Front row: Bongsug Chae, Jeffrey Katz, Ike Ehie, Constanza 
Hagmann, Donita Whitney, Diane Swanson. Row 2: Chwen Sheu, 
Larry Satzler, Bruce Prince, Brian Niehoff, Brian Kovar, Annette 
Hernandez, Bill Borth, Michael Chilton, William Turnley Jr. Back 
row: D. Wade Radina, Gregory Smith, Christopher Cassidy. 

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Creepy, crawly bugs abound 


to the display cage, 
Michelle Kaczmarek, 
graduate student in ento- 
mology, hangs butterfly 
larvae in the butterfly 
conservatory. New larvae 
came in each week. Once 
in, Kaczmarek used hot 
glue to fasten the larvae 
to strings and put them in 
the conservatory so they 
could hatch and fly about. 
Some insects were pur- 
chased for as little as $5, 
but the more exotic ones 

— such as the rarer taran- 
tulas or large centipedes 

— cost as much as $300. 
"In terms of variety, by 
the time we are finished 
here, we will have a better 
variety of insects at this 
insect zoo than most any 
place in the country," said 
Ralph Charlton, director of 
the Butterfly Conservatory 
and Insect Zoo. — Photo 
by Karen Mikols 

THE NEWEST ZOO in Manhattan was in the top 10 
places to visit in the United States before it opened, accord- 
ing to USA Today. On Oct. 18, President Jon Wefald and rep- 
resentatives from the Department of Entomology dedicated 
the Insect Zoo as an addition to the Butterfly Conservatory 
and KSU Gardens. 

"We are incredibly pleased to be part of this prestigious list," 
said Ralph Charlton, director of the Butterfly Conservatory 
and Insect Zoo, "especially considering that the K- State Insect 
Zoo is the only one among the top 10 that is affiliated with a 
university, and is not a commercial venture." 

Sonny Ramaswamy, professor and head of the Department 
of Entomology, said the zoo had an estimated 100 species of 
insects in addition to pinned specimens of butterflies, moths, 
and beetles, and planned on adding more. 

"We have an amazing collection, one of the best anywhere," 
Ramaswamy said. "We breed them and they make babies, lots 
of babies and the babies are sold." 

In the zoo, visitors were greeted with a rainforest display 
showcasing different insects. Following the pat h through 
the building, people learned from posters and 
exhibits of various species of bugs. 

Another feature was a mock kitchen, which 
included live insects to give visitors an idea of 
what could be lurking in their kitchen. 

Finishing out the tour was a cave atmosphere complete 
with glowing scorpions and the collection of tarantulas that 
Ramaswamy said was the best in any insect zoo. 

"It's a big educational tool," Michelle Kaczmarek, graduate 
student in entomology, said. "We have so many different 
species, and just to learn about them is a great experience." 

by Andi Rice 


Insect zoo ranked in 
top 10 prior to opening 

WITH a tarantula exoskel- 
eton in hand, Kaczmarek 
informs KAWValley Girl 
Scouts Sarah Dempster, 
third grade and Tabitha 
Greathouse, fourth grade, 
about insects. Tours were 
available through the zoo 
and included hands-on 
interaction with the bugs. 
— Photo by Karen Mikols 

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Army ROTC 

Front row: Alexander Rosenberg, Zongzhu Lin, Sadahiro Saeki, 
Louis Crane, Louis Pigno, Huanan Yang, Todd Cochrane, Marianne 
Korten. Row 2: John Maginnis, Charles Moore, David Auckly, Lev 
Kapitanski, George Strecker, Ernest Shult. Back row: Thomas 
Muenzenberger, Pietro Poggi-Corradini, Christopher Pinner, 
Robert Burckel, Stefano Vidussi, Andrew Bennett. 

Front row: James A. Porter, Joyce Spencer, Janet Sain, Arthur 
Degroat. Back row: Patrick Johnson, Michael Westphal, Dustin 
Burton, Anthony Nondorf. 

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Kansas State University 

Gardens' Greenhouse, Wilde 

said the plants were infected 

with pesticide and green 

bugs to determine which 

was resistant. — Photo by 

Matt Stamey 

difficult to ki 

tough bugs 

uper bugs invaded K- State's entomology research. The 
writhing insects plagued agricultural crops and defied 
pesticides by becoming resistant to the toxins. 

Three types of pesticides exist — contact, stomach and 
airborne toxins. 

"Nerve poisons are in most insecticides," Sonny Ramas- 
wamy, head of entomology, said. "Be sure to read the back 
of the insecticide label to make sure it doesn't harm your 

Ramaswamy said insects were placed in different classes 
depending on their resistance levels. Gerald Wilde, profes- 
sor of entomology, said there were more than 500 pesticide - 
resistant insects. 

"Insects have durability to insecticides," Wilde said. 
"When you spray, you select those individual genes. This is 
called selection process." 

Some insects, like cockroaches, formed a thicker exo- 
skeleton to escape the effects of insecticide. They developed 
resistance rapidly to several insecticides, Ramaswamy said. 

"Biochemical resistance modifies the nervous system 
component," he said. "It also modifies the metabolic com- 
ponent as well." 

While many studies involved insect resistance at K- State, 
one of the more popular studies was the Bacilus Thuringien- 
sis corn study. BT was a chemical toxin engineered into corn 
crops that killed the insects feeding on corn, Ramaswamy 
said. Thirty percent of the corn grown in Kansas in 2002 
was BT-Corn. 

with insecticide to petrie 
dishes containing bugs, 
Gerald Wilde, professor in 
entomology, is able to tell 
which bugs are resistant 
to insecticides. "By testing 
a number of different con- 
centrations, we are able 
to find the concentration 
which will kill 50 percent 
of the bugs," Wilde said. 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 



Front row: Derek Hillard, Lucia Garavito, Douglas Benson, 
Robert Corum Jr, Bradley Shaw, Claire Dehon. Back row: Peter 
Arnds, Maria Melgarejo, Walter Kolonosky, Salvador Oropesa, 
Michael Ossar, Robert Clark. 


Front row: James Hamilton, Eva Kort, John Exdell, Marcelo 
Sabates. Back row: Marin Gillis, Stephen Glaister, Douglas 
Patterson, Sean Foran, Bruce Glymour. 

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Front row: William Bockus, Judith O'Mara, Larry Claflin, Douglas 
Jardine, Louis Heaton. Row 2: James Nelson, Lowell Johnson, 
Donald Stuteville, Barbara Valent, Robert Bowden, Jan Leach, 
John Fellers, Fred Schwenk. Back row: John Leslie, Timothy 
Todd, Xiaoyan Tang, Robert Zeigler, Harold Trick, Bernd Friebe, 
Frank White. 

Front row: Scott Tollefson, Michael A. Smith, Michael Suleiman, 
Joseph Aistrup, Susan Peterson, Krishna Tummala. Back row: 
Laurie Bagby, Aruna Michie, Linda Richter, William Richter, 
Jeffrey Pickering, John Fliter Jr, Kisangani Emizet. 

Pesticide Resistant Insects 




by Matt Gornev 

STAND gene expression, 
Rey Morales, freshman in 
biology, tests for protein 
interactions as a part of K- 
State's cancer research. 
Richard Baybutt, 
associate professor in 
human nutrition, said 
the center was a good 
idea because it involved 
students early. 
"It gets students who 
are at the beginning of 
their career," he said. "It 
exposes them to an area 
that many of them want to 
be active in." — Photo by 
Jeanel Drake 


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Cancer Research Center dedicated to founder 

TERRY JOHNSON, founder of the Basic Cancer Research 
Center, died of liver cancer Oct. 27, 22 years after he started 
the non-profit organization. 

The center, which was renamed the Terry C. Johnson 

Center for Basic Cancer Research after his death, moved 

into Chalmers Hall, a new facility, on Sept. 30. Prior to his 

passing, Johnson had said the addition would be 

significant for the center. 

"The cancer center is the successful entity 
that it is because of Terry Johnson," Janis 
Galitzer, administrative assistant at the center, 
said. "He was a good leader and a good friend." 
Chalmers Hall, named in honor of John 
Chalmers, former dean of the College of Arts and 
Sciences, provided laboratories for the research 
center in the 56,000-square-foot addition to 
Ackert Hall. 

Unlike other research centers, which involved 
graduate students, Galitzer said the center 
primarily worked with undergraduates. 

An award program gave $500 to each student and $500 
to the faculty member working with the student. Granting 
more than $250,000 in 21 years, the money was used to assist 

"Undergraduates work with a faculty mentor," Galitzer 
said. "We encourage conversation between people in different 

Though the center focused on facilitating research 
awards, its mission included community outreach, enhancing 
education and the advancement of research. 

Cancer researcher Richard Baybutt, associate professor 
in human nutrition, studied rats to investigate the effects of 
cigarette smoking. 

"Students are involved in a number of ways," Baybutt said. 
"They take care of the animals and work on the analysis." 

Delores Takemoto, biochemistry professor, worked with 
undergraduate students for Takemoto's research which 
involved dietary components and colon cancer. 

"The cancer center has done a really good job with 
outreach onto campus," Takemoto said. "It introduces a 
large number of students to research." 


ERIN HARVEY, research 
assistant for the division 
of biology, looks at the 
film of a band of protein 
with Mandar Deshpande, 
graduate student in the 
molecular, cellular, and 
developmental biology 
program. The band of 
proteins was part of gene 
regulation that tied into 
cancer research. 
— Photo by Jeanel Drake 


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girlfriend, Ashley Hall, 

Courtney Bower, freshman 

in psychology, talks to 

her about her day. " If he 

knows I've had a hard day, 

he'll stop what he's doing 

to talk with me," Hall said. 

"He does anything he can 

to help." — Photo by 

Matt Elliott 

a myriad of 

changes freshman in 
open-option Ashley Hall's 
mood depending on 
the amount of sunlight 
outside. "Basically, my 
serotonin level gets 
depleated in the winter, 
but then it's perfectly fine 
in the summer," Hall said. 
— Photo by Matt Elliott 

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Students use counseling, medication to help disorder 

by Jennifer Newberry 

THE OCT. 31 SNOW caused a mood change for Ashley 
Hall, freshman in open-option. A sufferer of seasonal 
depression, her mood fluctuated between sadness and 
happiness, depending on the amount of sunlight outside. 

Nearly 45 percent of students reported some form of 
depression, including seasonal depression and bipolar 
disorder. Of the 946 clients seen by University Counseling 
Services, 420 showed signs of depression. 

"About one -third get treatment for their symptoms," Jeana 
Magyar-Moe, psychology intern at Counseling Services, said. 
"We don't see everyone, because they're not coming in." 

Bipolar disorder affected nearly 2.3 million Americans. 
K- State's population reflected the national average of 0.81 
percent for those with bipolar disorder, Barbara Pearson, 
psychologist at Counseling Services, said. 

Bipolar was the third most common mood disorder 
nationally, according to Offset by mania, 
bipolar disorder swings from extremes of being excessively 
elated to being gloomy and hopeless. 

"In general, a person will have little motivation to get out 
of bed and go to class," Magyar-Moe said. "They get behind 
in their classes and don't feel very happy when it happens. It's 
a negative cycle." 

Depression and bipolar disorder affected students when 
it came to studying and paying attention in classes because 
both interfered with concentration. 

"When you're dealing with extreme emotions, it's hard to 
study," Hall said. "Your concentration gets depleted. It's hard 
to do anything for long periods of time." 

Treating bipolar and depression depended on the person's 
needs. Counseling Services used a variety of techniques, 
including biofeedback and bibliotherapy. 

"The biggest step is to come in and say what's going on," 
Magyar-Moe said. "We help them to understand what's 
happening to them. Those that need medication, we refer to 
a psychiatrist." 

Understanding limitations helped recovery, Hall said. 

"People can't always deal with this like I do," she said. "I 
don't like to take medication, so I don't. If you don't have a 
very good understanding of your limitations then you need to 
take things slowly and be on medication or in therapy." 

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1991 : Left New Zealand's largest city for the United States 

1999: Earned PhD from the University of Pittsburgh, Pa. 

1999-2002: Worked as a philosophy professor at the University of 

summer 2002: Budget cuts forced the University of Washington to cut 
Glaister's position; accepted visiting professorship at K-State 

early August 2002: Upon arrival, Glaister and James Hamilton, head of 
the Department of Philosophy, realize the confusion in paperwork 

early August to mid-October 2002: Glaister spent five weeks with his 
family in New Zealand, the entire time without any incoming salary 

October 2002: Paperwork and reapplication process completed. Glaister 
returned to Manhattan, finishing the fall semester with two sections of 
Introduction to Philosophy, which were taught by Hamilton and Marcelo 
Sabates, associate professor of philospophy, in Glaister's absence. 

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a long f strange trip 

visa mishap sends professor home 



After budget cuts forced his three-year stint at the 
University of Washington to end, Stephen Glaister, 
assistant professor of philosophy, came east. 

As the native New Zealander arrived in Manhattan in early 
August, he realized the paperwork for his soon-to-be-expired 
work visa had not yet been processed. 

"He arrived and we had a conversation and he realized 
that we had not done something on time and he told us," 
James Hamilton, head of the Department of Philosophy, said. 
"We tried to figure out any way we could to not have to send 
him home. Within a day or two, we realized that we had no 

"The only way that was safe for him and for us so that both 
he and we were clear and clean and innocent in the eyes of the 
INS was for him to go home and reapply for entry." 

So K- State paid for his flight back to Auckland, New 
Zealand and Glaister stayed with his family for about five 
weeks with no salary; living off his credit cards. 

During those five weeks, Hamilton and Marcelo Sabates, 
associate professor of philosophy, took over the two sections 
of Glaister's Introduction to Philosophy class. 

"It's difficult when you have to take over a class after that," 
Glaister said. "I had to decide whether to follow on from what 
they were teaching, which was somewhat different from what I 

would have taught had I been here. It was a difficult situation, 
there are some people (students) who really wish the previous 
guy would keep going because they liked them, some people 
were the other way, too. It was just an unfortunate situation 
in general." 

Hamilton said something needed to be done, especially 
with so much help offered to international students, at the 
International Student Center, but none offered to faculty. 

"Although we haven't made this kind of goof before, it's not 
impossible that it would happen again," Hamilton said. "It's 
not something that we do routinely. It's amazing. We have a 
large number of international faculty at a research university 
and no central office for helping them out." 

After 12 years in the United States, Glaister said he knew 
things were not that bad, and, in fact, could have been a lot 

"No one did anything really wrong, things were just 
screwed up," Glaister said. "The law is the law and we follow 
it and accept all consequences of that. 

"If I had been from any country that was a little bit 
suspicious, then I might not have been able to make it back. I 
would have been in a sorry state if I had been from a place that 
had suspicions about it, and you really feel for people. Those 
are the people who have the interesting stories." 

Work Visa 


Professor preaches history 

Zeal for subject 
ignites Sanders 

as much as Charles 
Sanders did. 

"I've got to have the best job in the world," Sanders, 
assistant professor of history, said. "I'm teaching 19th-century 
American history, arguably the best subject in the world, to 
the best students in the world — and I'm doing it at a place 
like Kansas State University. 

"I don't want President Wefald to hear this, but it's the 
kind of thing you'd do for free." 

Sanders' love for his job was evident in his high-powered 
teaching style, which students described as energetic, 
charismatic and animated. 

"He keeps people 
on the edge of their 
seats," Matthew Swift, 
freshman in political 
science, said. "For 
those who have trouble 
staying awake, I think he makes it very hard for them to stay 

Sanders said part of his energetic classroom style could 
be attributed to his Southern upbringing and passion for 

"We (Southerners) are great storytellers," Sanders said. 
"We relay our history often in narrative form or in songs or 

Matthew Lower, sophomore in park management and 
conservation, said Sanders' teaching style helped him. 

"Some professors will lecture and so forth, but they're just 
regurgitating information," Lower said. "He enjoys making 
the class fun and interesting, as well as informative. He's a 
higher- caliber teacher." 

Sanders agreed teaching involved more than reciting 

byjaci Boydston 

"A lot of history teaching is art," Sanders said. "You've 
got to have the facts, but when I talk about history with the 
blood in it, what I mean is, I want history where they get the 
feel as well as the facts." 

Most students Sanders taught named history as one of 
their least favorite subjects, which he attributed to boring 

"They've all heard (the material)," Sanders said. "They've 
read it in a thousand books, and they're sick to death of it. 
That's the reason they don't raise their hands and say, 'oh, I 
love history' In fact, they do love it, they just don't know it 

Other factors caused students to dislike history, as well. 

"One of the reasons that history isn't fun, isn't interesting, 
is because we come into it on the other side," Sanders said. 
"We know what happens. Well, if you start on this end, and 
you walk through it one step at a time, seeing it as they saw 
it, then it becomes very relevant. There are a lot of twists and 

Sanders' teaching approach involved bringing in historical 
artifacts and teaching events from different points of view. 
Sanders spent one class period teaching the American 
Revolution from a British point of view. 

"We always read history from an American point of 
view," Sanders said. "Not this time. The art of teaching is, 
I'm always looking for the hook. The hook here is: you're 
going to be a British soldier. It's a part of our history that 
needs to be told." 

Sanders said history should be important to everyone 
because it was the story of all Americans. 

"Look at who we Americans are now, the challenges that we 
still have here," Sanders said. "It's about all of us. It's not a story 
for Montana as opposed to Mississippi. It's about Montana, 
and it's about Mississippi, and it's about all of us." 

134 Academics 

of history, Sanders' famed 
pocketwatch added to 
his charasmatic persona 
among students. Besides 
the watch, Sanders was 
known for his Southern 
style of dressing, his 
strong Southern accent 
and his imaginative 
catchphrases. "He keeps 
saying, 'trouble brewing,'" 
Matthew Swift, freshman 
in political science, said. 
"He's very animated. He's 
one of a kind." — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 


about the 
Civil War, Charles Sanders 
gestures for added 
emphasis. Ironically, 
Sanders received little 
education about the Civil 
War growing up. "Being 
Southerners, we grew up 
in the South in the civil 
rights era," he said. "It was 
such a painful, traumatic 
time. They avoided for a 
long time any study at all, 
any recognition, of the era 
of the Civil War." — Photo 
by Kelly Glasscock 

History Lesson 135 

W f 

James, senior in elemen- 
tary education, talks with 
Matt Scott, sophomore at 
Manhattan High School 
and 135-pound wrestler, 
after a match during the 
Manhattan JV tournament 
Jan. 31. "Going to the 
meets gives them more 
experience before they 
become varsity," James 
said. "Without enough 
coaches, you can't send 
as many of the wrestlers." 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

by Lindsey Thorpe 

real world 


Students coach youth to gain experience 

philosophies to the court, field or mat, students in Mary Lou 
Morgan's coaching practicum applied classroom knowledge 
to real-life coaching experiences. 

"I want them to get a realistic view of what coaching 
entails," Morgan said. "Most are athletes who want to go into 
coaching because they've loved playing. The practicum helps 
them make the transition from being an athlete to a coach." 

Partnering with Manhattan High School and Manhattan 
Parks and Recreation, the Department of 
Secondary Education arranged opportunities 
for students to coach and assist in a variety of 

"It's set up so we can get the kids out working 
with youth," Morgan said. "Those who work 
directly with the high school in town gain an 
awful lot from it." 

Ronald James, senior inelementary education, 
coached wrestling for the first time at Manhattan 
High School. He said his experiences wrestling 
in high school helped him coach others. 

"I wasn't the greatest wrestler in high school," 
James said. "I wasn't a state champ, but I can 
look at what someone is doing and tell them 
what they're doing wrong to help them expand 
their ability." 

Lee Woodford, head wrestling coach, said 
he witnessed a change in James throughout the 


"When he first came in here, you couldn't student wrestlers at MHS, 

Ronald James, senior in 
get two words out of him," Woodford said. elementary education, 

"Now he's part of the group. He's become more aains real-life coaching 

r or experience for his 

assertive now and he participates as if he's part coaching practicum. "He 

rarely misses a practice," 
of the paid staff." Lee Woodford, MHS head 

Woodford said the practicum allowed cmcJv said. 'He's a real 

r reliable guy. — Photo by 

student coaches to define their personal coaching Matt Stamey 

styles by coaching a set way during their time 

with him. 

continued on page 138 

Coaching Practicum 


Ron James 
watches his students 
participate in the Jan. 
31 junior varsity tourna- 
ment at Manhattan High 
School with Cordell Black. 
Coaches sat just off the 
mat to instruct the wres- 
tlers during their match. 
"We work on it with them 
and tell them, 'this is what 
you need to do in this situ- 
ation,'" James said. "When 
you beat them, they 
respect you." — Photo by 
Matt Stamey 


continued from page 137 

"They all have their ideas of how they want to do things," 
Lee Woodford, head wrestling coach, said. "When they get 
out on their own, they look at coaches from high school and 
others they admire, and they develop their own style. But 
while they're here, they do it our way." 

Designed to fit the students' schedules, the practicum 
allowed participants to build as much coaching 
into their daily lives as they wished. 

"They are exposed to the day- to - day grind," 
Woodford said. "A lot of college kids don't have a 
concept of that, but that's what we do every day. 
You give up your weekends to do this sport. It's 
not like in football where you pop in for a few 
hours and you're done. Ours are all- day suckers. 
They learn real fast how much time is involved 
in it." 

James said he didn't mind the time 

"I love being there," he said. "We had practice 
on New Year's Day at 8:30 in the morning and I 
was there. I'm going to be there every time they 

As part of the practicum, students were eligible to receive 
a coaching endorsement. 

"It's essential to education and finding a job," James said. 
"The coaching endorsement is one more aspect to help me get 
a job as a wrestling coach." 

Those coaching for the practicum gained a better 
perspective of coaching on a professional level. 

"They get exposed to exactly what it takes to be in this 
kind of a position," Woodford said. "They realize how many 
individuals you have to deal with and how different each 

138 Academics 


Ron James, 
jokes with Joey Lynch, 
sophomore and heavy- 
weight wrestler at 
Manhattan High School, 
after a practice. James 
got to know the team 
by practicing with them 
every day and going to 
tournaments. "In my 
opinion, teaching skills 
are more important than 
technicality in the sport," 
Lee Woodford, MHS 
wrestling coach, said. 
"Ron has a lot of good 
teaching skills." — Photo 
by Matt Stamey 


Ron James, 
senior in elementary 
education, shows Jason 
Manhattan High School 
and 140-pound wrestler, 
the correct technique to 
break a cradle. The heat 
in the wrestling room 
was turned up to help 
the wrestlers cut weight. 
"If someone needs a 
drilling partner, we drill 
with them," James said. 
"As we're wrestling, we 
point out things they do 
wrong." — Photo by 
Matt Stamey 

Coaching Practicum 


pour a g lass of wing 

students learn to taste the flavors 

Four different glasses and a few other cups sat in 
front of each student. A basket of crackers adorned 
each table. After the glasses had been filled with a 
small amount of wine, the tasting process began. 
"You swirl to open (the wine) up," Emily Nemechek, senior 
in hotel and restaurant management, said. "Then you smell 
it and taste it." 

K-State offered a single credit-hour course that 
encompassed choosing and tasting wines. During the 
two -hour class, students tasted eight wines and described 
characteristics of each wine. In addition to tasting, students 
listened to a lecture about different types of wines and when 
each should be used. 

Nemechek previously took the class. 

"I'm actually taking it for credit this time," Nemechek said. 
"The second time around you have a base to go off of. It's easier 
to smell different aromas and taste different flavors." 

Elizabeth Barrett, associate professor in hotel, restaurant 
and institutional management, and dietetics, said the class 

was offered because students needed to understand more 


about wines. 

"A lot of our students want to broaden their knowledge 
base about hospitality," Barrett said. "They just want to know 

more about wines." 

Because alcohol was not allowed in classrooms on campus, 
the class met at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, but that did not 
prevent students from taking the class. 

Jacob Forgy, senior in hotel and restaurant management, said 
the class was a good experience and would help those taking the 
class apply what they learned to future, professional situations. 

"My favorite part is learning about the wine," Jacob Forgy, 
senior in hotel and restaurant management, said. "I never really 
drank wine before, so it broadens my experience." 

Other students took the class because of an interest in the 

"I need an extra credit hour to graduate in May and I like 
wine," Kristin Griffey, senior in apparel marketing and design, 
said. "My favorite wine is Riesling. I like sweet wine and it's a 
pretty sweet one." 

Griffey said it was interesting to describe the wines because 
each contained different flavors she was previously unaware. 
Brandy Sherwood, senior in social science, agreed and said there 
was more to wine than she originally thought. 

"I enjoy getting to taste all the different wines," Sherwood 
said. "Wines are so complex. There can be so many different 
things in it." 

140 Academics 

in hotel and restaurant 
management, works to 
remove a cork from a 
bottle of wine prior to 
evaluating the drink, 
Feb. 4. Bergner, who is 
the teacher's assistant, 
prepared the bottles 
before each class by 
opening and placing each 
bottle in a numbered sack 
to keep the wine's identity 
a secret until the tasting 
is complete. — Photo by 
Zach Long 


Brandy Sherwood, 
senior in social sciences, 
tastes of glass of wine 
to evaluate different 
aspects of the drink 
Feb. 4. "We taste 
eight wines a night," 
Sherwood said. "I really 
liked the chardonnay 
from Oregon." The class 
focused on gaining a 
knowledge of different 
wines through sight, 
smell and taste. — Photo 
by Zach Long 

Wine Tasting 


After hours in classes and at work, 
students found time to par cipate in clubs dedicated to SERVICE, 
community involvement and awareness. 

ambers rallied for causes, 

focused on academic ASSOCIATIONS, 
organized sports teams 
and improved campus life. 

Photo by Matt Elliott 

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ROUGH RIDER Leaping over a log, 
Christian Ahlmann, 
sophomore in hor- 
ticulture, competes 
on a bike trail. 





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bers of the KSU Ski Club had a t 

is ta ni I y ta Iked ab out the sport they loved — about 
the majestic beauty of being in the mountains, the rush 
of gaining speed going downhill, and cutting so hard, 
their shoulders almost touched the side of a mountain, 
especially in "a lot of cool places in Colorado." 

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Roney, sophomore in 
industrial engineering, 
clears a jump in the fun 
park at Snow Creek, in 
Weston, Mo. Roney was 
an experienced jumper, 
but the jumps were 
the first time for Ryan 
Herrman, sophomore in 
mechanical engineering. 
"I've never done these 
jumps, but you gotta 
learn sometime," he 
said. "I'm just trying to 
coordinate my balance." 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

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in his mouth, Burch 

prepares to place it on his 

windpants for entry into 

Snow Creek. — Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 

Conquered Slopes 

continued from page 144 

They shopped for gear and equipment on eBay. They 
quoted Lloyd Christmas from "Dumb and Dumber" on the 
back of the club T-shirt. They watched Winter X Games on 
ESPN. They talked about getting "hooked on it" the first 
time they snapped on a set of skis. 

Barely a year in existence, the club grew to 15 members. 
Not all attended every meeting, not all went on the ski trips, 
but that exemplified the group's philosophy, Rein Herrman, 
sophomore in mechanical engineering, said. 

"Our club is a social club," Herrman said. "If you want to 
show up, you show up, is the way I look at it. If you want to 
have fun with us, come have fun with us." 

Herrman said he joined after seeing a flier about the 
club's trip to Aspen, Colo. 

"When I got here, I always assumed there would be a 
snow ski club (on campus), but found out there wasn't," 
David Burch, president and junior in management, said. 
"So I just got some friends together and we just try to ski 
whenever possible and hang out together." 

The club's first ski trip was during winter break when 
they went to, as their T-shirt said, "Some place warm, a 
place where the beer flows like wine, where beautiful women 
instinctively flock like the salmon of Capistrano. I'm talking 
about a little place called Aspen, (Colo.)" 

For their second trip, on a sunny day before Groundhog 
Day, three members went to Snow Creek in Weston, Mo. 

continued on page 148 

ENJOYING 70-degree 
temperatures, David 
Burch, junior in man- 
agement; Lane Roney, 
sophomore in indus- 
trial engineering and 
Rein Herrman, sopho- 
more in mechanical en- 
gineering, ride the ski 
lift back to the top of 
the hill. The three had 
never met each other 
prior to Burch creating 
the Ski Club. The club 
also took a trip to Win- 
ter Park, Colo., during 
spring break. "We're 
pretty much just a 
social club," Burch said. 
"Eventually we would 
like to compete, if there 
were just more chances 
to ski." — Photo by 
'" '"'asscock 

Student Union 

Front row: Walamitien Oyenan, Jennifer Samayoa, Francis 
Kemegue, Linet Misiko, Ebenezer Ogunyinka, Njinasoa Randri- 
ampiry. Row 2: Linette Ngaba, Julie Mayeku, Estelle Ngaba, 
Godfrey Ching'Oma, Adebola Showemimo. Back row: Chidi 
Kanu, Oluwarotimi Odeh, Chukwuemeka Chinaka, Olusola 01a- 
gundoye, Serge Tubene. 

Agricultural Communicators of 

Front row: Bonnie Cowles, Laura Bodell, Andrea Lehman, 
Courtney Wimmer, Lisa Solomon, Kristina Boone. Row 2: 
Benjamin Winsor, Nicole Young, Sharon Glaenzer, Shannon 
Hartenstein, Crystal Rahe, Amanda Erichsen. Back row: Lance 
Zimmerman, Audrey Young, Lynlee Landrum, Erika Bowser, 
Jessica Lutz, Lucas Shivers. 

146 Organizations 

Agricultural Economics 
and Agribusiness Club 

Front row: Emily Diener, Nancy Sebes, Beth Wehrman, Whitney 
Coen, Sarah Coover, Kristina Smith. Back row: Matthew Kram- 
er, Stephen Bigge, Timothy Neitzel, Matthew Sheeley, Joshua 
Mussman, Joshua Barnaby. 

Agricultural Economics 
and Agribusiness Club 

Front row: Larissa Noonan, Hikaru Peterson, Kendra Robben, 
Kristine Keil, Colleen Kramer, Jill Wenger, Felicia Martin, Jen- 
nette Becker. Back row: Jacob Crockford, Job Springer, Joseph 
Dolezal, Orrin Holle, Chad Sager, Ken Keil, Corey Fortin. 

Snow Ski Club 


continued from 


tom of the hill, David 
Burch,KSU Ski Club presi- 
dent and junior in man- 
agement, slows down to 
get back in line for the ski 
lift, Feb. 1, at Snow Creek 
in Weston, Mo. This was 
the club's second skiing 
trip of the year after going 
to Aspen, Colo., in Decem- 
ber. "We're pretty casual 
and laid back most of the 
time," Burch said. "We'll 
have a meeting; we'll just 
kind of start whenever, 
when everybody gets 
there, pretty much. We 
just hang out and talkfor 
a little bit; we'll do some 
business and take care of 
that, too." — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

"For the plains it's cool, because there's no mountains, 
but there's still some place to ski," Lane Roney, sophomore in 
industrial engineering, said. "But compared to other places 
I've been, it's nothing really." 

Unseasonably warm temperatures caused skiers to leave 
their jackets in their cars, and the man-made snow to get 

"It's really sticky so it slows you down a lot," David 
Burch, president and junior in management, said. "It's a lot 
different than when it's 30 degrees." 

After the three took jumps in the Lewis and Clark Rail 
and Jump Park, Rein Herrman, sophomore in mechanical 
engineering, decided to go through the moguls. Although he 
broke his ski pole, Herrman said moguls were his favorite. 

"It's like putting together a puzzle," Herrman said. "If 
you don't turn at the right time you might get thrown in the 
air or, well, break your pole. It's something you have to do 
quite a bit to get better at it, and I need to get better at it." 

On the two-and-a-half-hour ride to Snow Creek, Burch 
and Herrman talked about ways to attract new members. 

"We need more awareness of it," Herrman said. "There 
is a lot of people that love to ski but don't really know about 
our club." 

With more people attending their monthly meetings 
in the K- State Student Union, the group could experience 
growth in many ways, including participating in 
competitions, Burch said. 

"There is definitely a lot of skiers who go to K- State," 
Burch said. "But a lot of them just don't know about it. Some 
people do know about ski club but just don't have the time 
to do it. We need more social activities to make it fun in 
between ski trips. Instead of just having meetings, going out 
and having a good time." 


Ankenman, publicity chair 
and senior in fine arts, 
Julia Koller, president and 
junior in fine arts, shares 
ideas for the organization. 
"It's a student club for 
visual and graphic design- 
ers and illustrators," Koller 
said. "It's a professional 
organization designed 
to prepare us toward 
business. The club expe- 
rienced a shift in power 
this year. Last year, the 
seniors who were running 
the club all graduated at 
the same time, so the club 
membership dropped. 
Not just the membership 
dropped, the officers 
dropped down to zero." 
— Photo by Evan Semon 

and Ankenman, discuss 
club business and promo- 
tions at a meeting of the 
members of the American 
Institute of Graphic Arts. 
Although most meetings 
were relatively small, 
many members showed 
up when guest lectur- 
ers spoke about design 
and art. "(The club is) 
like a forum for artists 
or designers to come 
together and share their 
ideas or promote design," 
David Burke, senior in fine 
arts, said. "We thought 
about going to schools 
and promoting design to 
little children and stuff 
like that." — Photo by 
Evan Semon 

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by Andi Rice 

Loss of membership, senior leadership 
poses problems for campus organization 

ALL OFFICERS in the American Institute of Graphic 
Arts Club and many members graduated in Spring 2002. 
Julia Koller, junior in fine arts, was elected as the 2003 
president and experienced a change in the club. 

"The number one obstacle is the membership basically 
graduated," Koller said. "Number two, the AIGA has put 
together a new rule that we can't actually be affiliated with 
the club unless each member pays a $65 fee, and that's pretty 
expensive. So I think those are the problems right now." 

There were 20 members in the K- State chapter, but at a 
general meeting only three or four people showed up. 

"It just takes a little bit for people to come," David Burke, 
senior in fine arts, said. "Especially artists because our 
homework isn't like other peoples' homework where they 
read books and take tests. Our homework is major projects 
so a lot of people don't find time to come." 

But at meetings with special speakers, Koller said the 
room was packed. 

"Speakers come in and talk about design and artwork," 
Koller said. "Mostly we are trying to develop a network for 
graduation, for when we go out into the business world we 
want to be able to have good working relationships with 
people. It's about sharing ideas and knowledge." 

For the group to stay registered as a K- State organization 
it had to keep at least five members. 

"Most clubs have been around for years," said Brooke 
Taylor, student secretary at the Office of Student Activities 
and Services. "It's easier for most of the bigger clubs to keep 
members. A lot of clubs drop out and don't make it." 

The club discussed solutions to prevent depletion. 

"I believe that the best solution is promotion," Koller said. 
"We need to put together interesting meetings and events, 
and then heavily promote them through fliers, e-mail, and 
in- class announcements. There really isn't anything I can 
do about the $65 membership fee, but I think students will 
be more willing to join when they learn about how the AIGA 
supports designers and illustrators professionally." 

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Front row: Kimberly A. Clark, Kasie Bogart, Carmelita Goos- 
sen, Gaea Wimmer, Cassy Gibson, Lindsay Archer, Samantha 
Duncan, Clark Harris. Row 2: Beth Jones, Cindy Scheuerman, 
Deborah Robb, Ashley Helms, Jessica Backhus, Laura Priest, 
Dustin Hodgins, Michael Burns. Row 3: Dallas Wood, Alex 
Bartel, Timothy Pralle, Amy Rugenstein, Amanda Scott, Craig 
Pringle, Denise George, Adam Foster. Back row: Caleb Mat- 
tix, Lance Lehman, Nickolas Regier, Jacob Lang, Travis Mason, 
Daniel Miller, Charles Wist, Jed Strnad. 

Agricultural Student Council 

Front row: Troy Soukup, Lori Alexander, Alicia Dale, Travis Mc- 
Carty. Row 2: Audrey Young, Jill Wenger, Beth Shanholtzer, 
Stacie Corbin, Jill Merkel, Brent Wehmeyer. Back row: Kevin 
Donnelly, Timothy Pralle, Kent Nichols, Philip Weltmer, Joshua 
Roe, Kyle Nichols. 

Agricultural Student Council 

Front row: Rachel Solomon, Cindy Scheuerman, Ashley Um- 
barger, Kyle Cott, Ryan Conway. Row 2: Audrey Young, Ashley 
Huseman, Sarajane Dupont, Danielle Bailey, Sam Reznicek, 
Nathan Ronsiek. Back row: Ken Keil, James Atkinson, Chad 
Bontrager, William Hasty, Roy Jessup, Brent Wehmeyer. 

American Institute of Graphic Arts | 151 

by Jennifer Newberry 

new technique for counseling 

Group finds innovative use for sand, 
creative way to communicate with child 

RUNNING THEIR FINGERS along the smooth grains, 
Creative Arts Therapy Students spent an afternoon molding 
sand at their first Sand Tray Therapy Workshop, Feb. 2. 

A play therapist demonstrated sand tray therapy as a 
counseling tool. 

The process began with miniatures — people, animals, 
buildings and plants — and a tray of sand. Patients were en- 
couraged to create a picture or scene in the sand tray, about 
whatever they wanted, Denise Filley, play therapist, said. 

"You have them tell you a story about what they've made 
and you talk about it and relate it back to their life," Filley 
said. "It usually helps them work through issues or problems 
that they're having in their life, or do some healing if they've 
had some emotional trauma." 

After learning the process the patient went 
through, each member created a scene in the 
tray, and then the group discussed several 
members' trays. 

"When we did it, it was interesting how the 
atmosphere in the room changed," said Linda 
Dunne, graduate student in speech and CATS 
president. "Everyone became engrossed in what 
they were doing, like a meditation almost." 

The group learned the types of questions 
to ask a patient, and the symbolic meaning of 

"Everything that is there (in the tray) has 
a symbol, has a representation for something," 
Filley said. "It has different meanings for differ- 
ent people." 

Filley said sand tray therapy benefitted 
counseling patients. 




offered a vast variety of 

what people could choose 

to put in their sand 

creations. "It probably 

takes them 15-20 minutes 

to pick out what they "Sand trays are good for people in coun- 

want," Denise Filley, ,• , , , , . . ,, • , 

. , ' sehng who have a hard time talking, because 

play therapist, said. The ° ° 

choice is up to them." they don't have to talk if they don't want to," 
— Photo by Drew Rose 

she said. "It can still be very healing for them. 

It's more about the whole experience — the healing — than 
talking about it." 

Learning sand therapy helped the group because it 
showed a different way to connect with people, Alissa Dun- 
can, graduate student in speech, said. 

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Benefits of Sand Tray Therapy 

Sand tray therapy allows for better 
communication with younger children. 

• Letting children play with the miniatures and 
sand helps them improve in therapy and heal 
from emotional scars. 

Sand tray therapy works for adolescents as well as 

• The therapy allows an inner part of a person to 
come out. 

Information provided by Denise Filley, play therapist 

Christensen, junior in 
theater, and Tamarind 
Schaffler, graduate 
student in speech, work 
together on their sand 
tray creations. "This is 
really a great opportunity 
for all of our members," 
Sharit Kelley, graduate 
student in family studies 
and human services, 
said. "To get this kind 
of response, it's really 
— Photo by Drew Rose 

Creative Arts Therapy Students | 153 

Agricultural Technology 
Management Club 

Front row: Adam Soeken, Jesse Blasi, Curtis Croisant, Jason 
Noble, Lance Albertson. Row 2: Nathan Ronsiek, Kevin Regier, 
Matt Dixon, Justin Sommerfeld, Chuck Downey, Travis Hageman. 
Back row: Justin Weseloh, Alex Evert, William Hasty, Ben Q. 
Smith, Matt Brawner, Jonathan Zimmerman, Ben Hesse. 

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Front row: Chris Beetch, Rustin Ardery, Jeff Winter, Adam 
Thornton, James Atkinson. Back row: Jarrid Herrmann, Ryan 
Opoe, Jason Hooper, Brandon Roenbaugh, Ross Rieschick, Jason 
Amy, Ryan Roloff. 

Agricultural Ambassadors 
and Ag REPS 

Front row: Melissa Colgan, Michael Burns, Beth Wehrman, Lisa 
Derks, Janelle Strube, Sharon Combes. Row 2: Beth Shanholtzer, 
Stacie Corbin, Jayne Bock, Janice Young, Emily Bergkamp, Sarah 
Evert, Kristy Tredway. Back row: Audrey Young, Kelly Grant, 
Jason Hooper, Orrin Holle, Lance Zimmerman, Cody Echols. 

Sweet „««, 

by Jennifer Newberry 

Valentine-grams provide opportunity 
for couples to give gifts 

E'S DAY GIFT, Valentine -grams 
were offered to students and community by the American 
String Teachers Association. One of four songs — "You Are My 
Sunshine," "Makin' Whoopi," "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" 
and "Love Me Tender" — could be selected for a personal 
sweetheart serenade. 

In addition to being serenaded, the recipients were given 
a red rose, candy and a card. 

"People don't normally get this — it's a surprise," 
Timothy Crawford, senior in music education, said. "You 
normally expect a rose or card, but not a rose, card, candy 
and serenade." 

For $25, the Valentine -grams answered the question of 
what to give a significant other on Feb. 14, Bethany Adams, 
sophomore in music education, said. 

"It's an important activity because sometimes Valentine's 
Day sneaks up on you," Adams said. "It's a cool alternative to 
last-minute gift ideas." 

Besides doing the activity for enjoyment, the string 
teachers needed a fund -raiser for the national conference 
they planned to attend March 27-29 in Columbus, Ohio. The 
group wanted to raise awareness of the services to increase 
the number of serenades from eight last year to at least 10 this 
year, Adams said. 

"It's important for us because of nationals," Addi Foster, 
senior in music education, said. "It's a function that makes 
money and shows people in the community string play and 
gets us out in the open. It exposes them to our organization. 
It's a novelty really." 

The group got a positive response from the community, 
Foster said. 

"Everyone really liked it," she said. "We got cards from 
a couple of gentlemen who ordered them. They said it was a 
really nice way to do something for Valentine's Day." 

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Bethany Adams, 
sophomore in music 
education, practices her 
part in a serenade for the 
Valentine-grams. The 
American String Teacher's 
Association offered the 
Valentine-grams, which 
consisted of a rose, candy 
and card, for $25. "They're 
lots of fun," Adams said. 
"People don't know you're 
coming. It's great to see 
their faces." — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

American String Teachers Association 


for her first lead role 
in Shakespeare's, "The 
Merry Wives of Wind- 
sor", Allison Keane, 
junior in applied 
music, practices her 
sad face to bring her 
character to life. "It's 
a lot more work but 
it's more rewarding," 
Keane said. "In the 
chorus you don't do 
much but when you're 
a principle it's more 
beneficial." — Photo 
by Jeanel Drake 



by Natalie Gervais ^Jj 


Students practice together for 
annual spring opera, share music 

JM March 6 -8, the audience 
awaited the K-State Opera Guild's spring performance of 
"The Merry Wives of Windsor." The Shakespearean comedy 
was based on a man tricked by two women he deceived. 

"It's a delightful, light opera," William Wingfield, instruc- 
tor and conductor of the operetta, said. "I like the comic 
aspects. It's a beautiful, charming comedy." 

Players in the opera practiced every weeknight for six 
weeks before opening night. 

"You train in a classical style," Allison Keane, president 
and junior in applied music, said. "We use vibrato because 
it is more natural for the body. It's mainly about relaxation 
and letting your body do the work." 

Opera Guild provided music intellects with a chance to 
get to know people who shared the same appreciation for 
vocal performance. 

"It's like a forum and you learn a lot about things going 
on in the opera world," Virginia Pape, junior in theater, said. 
"You can see real people who've made it." 

The opera guild was comprised of 30 members, both music 
and non-music majors. 

"I just loved to sing and opera is a different level of sing- 
ing," Matthew Fallesen, senior in applied music, said. "I just 
wanted to learn the techniques of real singing. Singing with 
good singers is the fun part of opera. It's a learning experi- 
ence. You learn from each other." 

Agricultural Ambassadors 
and Ag REPS 

Front row: Katie Jo Patterson, Leah Pence, Christine Soukup, Caleb 
McNally. Row 2: Erika Bowser, Karrie Brashear, Erin Heinen, Sarah L. 
Barron, Laney Kathrens, Sharon Glaenzer, Lacey Robinson. Row 3: Jill 
Merkel, Sarah Nolting, Audree Bazil, Megan Tegtmeier, Sara Roop, Randy 
Hiesterman, Todd Lindquist, Crystal Rahe, Ben Frusher. Back row: Mathew 
Elliott, Casey Neill, Jessica K. Brown, Dean Burns, Caleb Mattix, Kent 
Nichols, Stephen Bigge, Delvin Higginson. 

Agricultural Ambassadors 
and Ag REPS 

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Front row: Lucas Haag, Jessica Backhus, Lacey Evans, Jessica Lensch, 
Meredith Brown, Heather Langton, Shelly Meyers, Daniel Miller. Row 2: 
Abigail White, Erin Dittman, Kati Neil, Rebecca Corn, Candice Lehr, Audrey 
Vail, Justine Sterling, Trey Miser. Row 3: Alicia Elliott, Craig Pringle, Barb 
Bremenkamp, Laura Priest, Jenna Tajchman, Sandra Dillon, Sarah Coover, 
Christ Pachta. Back row: Nick Regier, Lucas Sawyer, Nathan Ronsiek, 
Corey Fortin, Andrew Burlingham, Matthew Finger, Kyle Rockhill, Jed 
Strand, Tim Pralle. 

Merry Wives of Windsor", 
Feb. 7, in Nichols Hall, 
Jay Peters, sophomore 
in music education; Tyler 
Woods, senior in music 
education, and Zach Haus- 
er, freshman in business 
administration, rehearse 
a bar scene for the opera. 
— Photo by Jeanel Drake 

Air Force ROTC 
Alpha Flight 

Front row: Eric Depriest, Elizabeth Uhden, Branden Hall, Henry 
Palan, Rhiannon Auld, Brenton Abell, Thomas Shallue. Back row: 
Evan R. Simpson, Matthew Zalucki, Jeremiah Connell, Randell 
Brown, Alan Schulenberg, Jeremiah Fowler. 

Air Force ROTC 
Bravo Flight 

Front row: Matthew D. Smith, Joshua Debes, James Harris, 
Kristina Iverson, Nicole Edlin, Samuel Bieber. Back row: Kevin 
Greszler, Daniel Bay, Shane Johnson, Andrew Marten, Daniel 

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Air Force ROTC 
Charlie Flight 

Front row: Andrew Wilkins, Joseph Burnsed, Jennifer Condon, 
Eric Lindstrom, Lorelei Smith, Jeffrey Boyles. Back row: Gregory 
Monty, James L. Hodgson, Justin Mahan, Amber Schmitt. 

Air Force ROTC 
Delta Flight 


Front row: Jeffery Dennison, Corey Ducharme, Jacob Gross, 
Mark Schnell, Aaron Devan. Back row: Patrick Weekly, Tristan 
Hinderliter, Karl Sickendick, Andrew Burris, Alex Holste. 

Air Force ROTC 
Echo Flight 

Front row: Darran McEuen, James McAdam Cain, Caden Butler, 
Phillip Roth, Matt Karstetter, John E. Keller, Sarah O'Crowley, 
Samantha Purdy. Back row: Larry Long, Ryan D. Williams, Eric 
Pritz, Shawn Asavadilokchai, Jerry Holloman, Steven Sisson, 
Courtney Karasko. 

o The 

otars of 
the Past 

by Matt Gorney and Lindsey Thorpe 

Presentation uses modern software, 
Bible references to plot Bethlehem star 

from audience members as Frederick 
Larson, former Texas A&M University law professor, revealed 
the science behind the secrets of the Bethlehem star and 
important dates in the biblical life of Jesus Christ. 

The Lutheran Student Fellowship invited Larson to speak 
at McCain Auditorium, Jan. 30-31. He used a star-charting 
program to show where the stars were 2,000 years ago. 

Larson's presentation was free to students and community 

"I really liked how he pointed out all the biblical refer- 
ences," Amanda Engelman, senior in history, said. "He hit the 
high points that were important and made you want to go to 
the Web site to learn the rest of the details." 

Larson's presentation broke down passages from the Bible 
and his computer showed the skies on the specific date. 

"Computer software has become so capable," he said. 
"With the software, you can observe any time of day or 

Larson finished his presentation by using historical 
records and Bible verses to pin down the exact day Christ 
was crucified and then went through a series of astronomical 
events that occurred on that day. 

"My favorite part is the last few moments when the whole 
story comes together — when the poem is completed and 
the meaning of it all comes clear," he said. "It's shocking 
that God would orchestrate such a poem of such amazing 
intricate detail." 

Larson said there obviously was a deeper meaning. 

"You'd have to be an idiot to not connect the dots," he 
said. "With so much detail, it's impossible to think it's an 

Larson said audience members had visible reactions to 
his presentations. 

"A high percent find the star beyond interesting — they 
have a strong emotional reaction," he said. "You hear a lot of 
'I was just blown away' You see lots of red eyes. It's common 
to see people cry." 

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Larson uses his laptop to 
rewind time and show 
the audience where the 
star was. Larson began 
the evening by telling the 
story of how he turned 
down a young, neighbor- 
hood entrepreneur who 
was selling Christmas 
lawn decorations. Larson, 
who admitted he made 
a mistake, made his own 
decorations — three wise 
men and the Bethlehem 
star — and that was where 
his hunt started. "I realized 
I knew almost nothing 
about the Star of Bethle- 
hem," he said. "I thought, 
'wow, what if the star was 
a real event — wouldn't 
that be cool.'" — Photo by 
Zach Long 

Lutheran Student Fellowship 



FIELD, Tamara Mack, 

junior in animal sciences 

and industry, dodges an 

Oklahoma State defender. 

"We spanked them," Mack 

said. "It was the last game 

of the season — it was a 

really good game for the 

team." — Photo by 

Drew Rose 

Air Force ROTC 

Front row: Lucas Eby, Joel Mease, Heather Meyerkorth, Rob- 
ert Vogt, Justin Sextro, Meredith Roberts, William Schaeffer. 
Back row: Steven Madewell, Michael Mathews, Travis Fincham, 
Daniel McFadden, Jason Wineinger, Brian Thornton, Curtis 
Crawford, Bradley Bloomquist, Edward G. Chandler. 

Air Force ROTC 
Wing Staff 

Aaron Devan, Shane Johnson, Alan Schulenberg, Kristin Karas- 
ko, Eric Depriest. 

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by Michelle Wilmes 



Players forgo expensive lodging while on road, 
stay with opposing team members 

WHEN THE WOMEN'S RUGBY TEAM traveled to play 
a game, members of the team did not stay in hotels. 

Instead, they settled in with members of the opposing 

"This has been a tradition ever since I've played here," 
Shelley Vering, senior in marketing and international 
business, said. "Since there isn't a lot of funding for the team, 
this helped to save money and it was a good way of meeting 
new people." 

After the games, members of both teams celebrated by 
going to parties or banquets. The host teams planned the 
post- game entertainment. Vering said businesses often 
sponsored the celebrations to help with funds. 

Fund- raisers and money supplied by the university 
assisted the team with funding for travel. 

"I didn't mind carpooling to and from the other cities 
in order to play in a game," Amy Marsh, junior in hotel and 
restaurant management, said. "Singing along to the radio 
helped pass the time. But most of the time was spent figuring 
out where we were supposed to be going." 

Recruitment for the team soared to an all-time high of 

50 participants. Vering said last year there were 10 women 
on the team. 

"We really made the team more known this season," 
Vering said. "Word of mouth, fliers and advertisements in 
the newspaper all contributed to the increase of players." 

With the majority of the team being new to the game, 
Vering said the women's initial reaction to the amount of 
energy needed was enthusiastic. 

"The girls who were new to the sport were extremely 
respectful and willing to learn," said Kristy Rukavina, 
senior in architectural engineering and modern languages. 
"The inexperience wasn't necessarily a problem — it was just 
a hurdle that we got past." 

against the Kansas City 
Irishwomen's Rugby 
Football Club, Oct. 13, 
Amber Cox, senior in 
social science, and the 
K-State Women's Rugby 
Team spent time with the 
opposing team. On road 
trips, the team roomed 
with players from hosting 
schools. — Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

Alpha Epsilon 

Front row: Andrea Hufford, Julia Wagle, Marisa Speer, Cassie 
Schultz, Holly Serk. Row 2: Mary Ward, Laura Boroughs, Alison 
Dopps, Lisa Kaus, Kimberly Peterson. Back row: Christopher 
Grennan, Aaron Kaus, Andrew Newton, Aaron Plattner. 

Alpha Mu 
Honor Society 

Front row: James William Anderson, Jeffrey Winter, Brandon 
Roenbaugh. Back row: Ben A. Smith, Benjamin Hesse, Justin 

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Alpha Phi 
Alpha Fraternity 

Shawn Johnson, Micheal Bass, Orion Carrington, Brandon 
Clark, Joseph Allen. 

Alpha Tau 

Front row: Carmelita Goossen, Kimberly A. Clark, Beth Jones, 
Cindy Scheuerman, Amanda Scott, Denise George, Gaea Wimmer, 
Deborah Robb, Adam Foster. Back row: Clark Harris, Dallas Wood, 
Travis Mason, Jacob Lang, Jed Strnad, Alex Bartel. 

Leadership Recognition 
Day, Bernard Franklin, 
addresses the audience. 
Franklin was a 1976 K-State 
graduate and the first black 
student body president, 
which he won through 
write-in votes. — Photo by 
Evan Semon 


Front row: Allen Featherstone, Tory Hecht, Rebecca Brad- 
field, Janelle Strube, Lawrence Erpelding. Back row: Kathryn 
Dehner, Sabnna Belshe, Chad Schmitz, Lori Sangster, Colleen 

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essert, awards, 


by Nabil Shaheen 

Reception recognizes efforts of students, 
faculty leaders, campus organizations 

THROUGH THE THEME "Leadership for a Lifetime," the 
Blue Key Senior Honorary organized Leadership Recognition 
Day to honor and recognize students and advisers of registered 
organizations on campus. 

Attendees were invited to a reception at the Alumni Center 
ballroom, Feb. 10, where Michael Dikeman, of Block & Bridle 
Club, won the 2002 Advisor of the Year Award. 

"A lot of times it seems different leaders go unnoticed 
and we are really focusing on trying to promote honor and 
recognition to those leaders," said Tyler Breeden, director of 
Leadership Recognition Day and senior in agricultural eco- 
nomics. "We just want to give them their moment in the sun 
and say thank you for the work you've done." 

The event served as a way for Blue Key to find potential 
members on campus, but more importantly, Riley Scott, 
senior in horticulture, said, it served as a way to recognize 
student leaders and advisers on campus. 

"It can serve a lot of functions," Scott said. "It's a great way 
to reach some future leaders and current leaders on campus 
and let them know about (Blue Key). But I would say that's 
secondary to the recognition we want to give a current leader 
on campus and also an up-and-coming leader and their 
adviser; and just say, 'thank you, we realize all the hard work 
you put in to K- State and we just want to thank you for that 
and recognize you for that.'" 

With almost 200 people at the dinner, all 12 Blue Key 
members played an intricate role in organizing the event. 

"In the sense of recognizing leaders across K- State, this is 
what gets our name out the most," Tammy Jo Osborn, presi- 
dent and senior in political science, said. "In the sense that a 
lot of people come, we recognize a lot of people, and it takes a 
lot of time and a lot of energy to put this thing together." 

The theme, Breeden said, was based on the concept that 
leadership goes beyond time spent on campus. 

"Being a leader is a lifestyle," he said. "It's not something 
you gain through being in clubs and organizations. It's 
something that you continue to grow and develop and take 
advantage of leadership opportunities your whole life." 

Advisor of the Year Award, 
Michael Dikeman, profes- 
sor of animal sciences 
and industry and Block & 
Bridle Club adviser, listens 
to the keynote speech, 
Feb. 10,attheK-State 
Alumni Center. — Photo 
by Evan Semon 

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4\\ by Matthew Gorney 

I Money a. 

Elite group of students prepare for national finals 
of financial planning, gain real-world experiences 

to participate in the American 
Express Financial Planning Invitational had one month to 
complete a fictional, financial plan based on information 
provided to the team. 

"We have the month of February to write a 150 -page 
comprehensive plan," said Jamie Breeden, senior in family 
studies and human services. "We pretty much work on 
everything as a team." 

Wesley Uhl, senior in family studies and human services, 
said preparation for the competition was a lengthy process. 

"It's almost the equivalent of working a full-time job," 
Uhl said. "We put that many hours in." 

Breeden said the competition provided valuable experience 
before she got into the business world. 

"It's a good way for us to apply our knowledge," she said. 
"It gets our names out there and people start to know us out 
in the career world." 

Lucas Bucl, senior in finance, said the competition was 
good for his future. 

"It's great experience because I want to be a financial 
planner," Bucl said. "You have to understand all the concepts 
and put all the formulas in yourself." 

The rules forbade use of computerized financial software, 
but Microsoft Word and Excel could be used. 

Two teams from K- State competed within the university 

for the opportunity to send a plan to the actual competition, 
but only one team represented the school. 

The second team comprised of Alisa Weeks, senior in 
family studies and human services; Jennifer Cline, senior in 
marketing and international business, and Kyle Yaege, senior 
in family studies and human services. 

Only six schools were invited to travel to the finals and 
present financial plans. 

Gabriel Asebedo, president of Future Financial Planners 
and junior in family studies and human services, said K- State 
placed in the top six each year. 

"The students who go on this competition are the select or 
the cream of the crop," Asebedo said. "The American Express 
competition is the creme de la creme of competitions." 

One main focus of the Financial Planners focuses was to 
spread word of the organization on campus, Asebedo said. The 
group brought people in to speak about financial planning 
at meetings and began working on plans to attend events 
around the region. 

"This semester, we're focusing on travel," he said. "Last 
semester, we had a series of guest lecturers." 

Breeden said speakers were helpful to the group. 

"There are so many jobs you can take in financial 
planning," Breeden said. "I wouldn't know about those if we 
didn't have the speakers." 

American Horticulture Therapy 

Front row: Sarah Frost, Takashi Tomono, Seong-Hyun Park, Naho 
Nagai, Lani Meyer, Nicole Michel. Back row: Richard Mattson, 
Jee Eun Kang, Karen Lake, Kathryn Galliher, Dana Anderson, 
Andrea Wegerer, April Hyde, Mollie Laney. 

American Society 
of Agricultural Engineers 

Front row: Sharon Vincello, Jodi Gentry, Derrick Hermesch, 
Brandon Luebbers, David Seek, Kristen Norman, Dustin Warner. 
Row 2: Tara Hancock, Dayne Moreton, Amber Seba, Dusty King, 
Nathan Kejr, Christopher Nichols, Matthew Crockett. Back row: 
Eric Bussen, Lucas Maddy, Matthew Steele, Nathan Oleen, 
Joshua Gattis, Jason Seeger, Dustin Jacob. 

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ily studies an 

n services, work 

on their project for 

he American Express 

Financial Planning 

Invitational. Teams 

had one month to 

complete the 150-page 

project. "It's almost the 

equivalent of working 

a full-time job," Uhl 

said. "We put that many 

hours in." — Photo by 

Nicole Donnert 

American Society 
of Agricultural Engineers 

Front row: Daniel Berges, Sean Tolle, Marsha Roberts, Grant 
Good, Joshua Campa, Clinton Schmidt, Ryan Hamel. Row 2: 
Andrew Sigle, Cole Schmidt, Kyle Riebel, Daniel Delaughter, Tyler 
Pjesky, Ryan Peters. Back row: Gordon Hooper, Craig May, Pat- 
rick Haberman, Bradley Heil, Jarred Kneisel, Ethan Baughman, 
Jace Chipperfield. 

American Society 
of Agricultural Engineers 

Front row: Trisha Culbertson, Michelle Roberts, Lisa Wilken, 
Sarah Fjell, Adrienne Berry. Back row: Edward Larson, Ryan 
Zecha, John Kattenberg, Jeffrey McPeak, Nicholas Rodina. 

Future Financial Planners 165 

by Matthew Gorney 

two heads are better than one 

question-and-answer game ignites teams 
intellect to compete for cash prize 

while judges, time keepers and 
scorekeepers prepared for the battle to take place in Blue- 
mont Hall. The competition was for the quickest minds. 

College Bowl, sponsored by the Union Program Council, 
took place Feb. 1. Teams competed in the double- elimina- 
tion competition by answering general-knowledge ques- 

Before any competing began, some teams chose to prac- 
tice and be as mentally ready as possible. 

"We thought it would be good to brush up," Garett 
Relph, sophomore in political science, said. "It will help a 
little bit — get us back in shape." 

Relph said practicing involved a friend reading questions 
to the team members and treating it like a regular competi- 
tion. He said he believed the team would do well. 

"We're pretty confident," he said. "We figure we should 
take third at least." 

Daniel Strom, sophomore in nutritional sciences, said he 
and his team practiced the same way. 

"We were able to make a better team," Strom said. "We 
hope to get a feel for it, do well this year and better next 

Other teams chose not to practice. 

"I haven't done anything besides what I always do," Da- 
rin Bringham, senior in management information systems, 

said. "Just keeping informed about the news and what we 
normally do in classes." 

During the competition, teams used buzzers to answer 
toss-up questions, worth 10 points each. If a team answered 
correctly, it had an opportunity to answer a bonus question 
worth between 20 and 30 points. Rounds were split into two, 
seven-minute halves. 

Thomas Roth, junior in accounting; Benjamin Fenwick, 
sophomore in political science; Jim Copeland, senior in 
mathematics; Dennis Goin, junior in history, and Micah 
Hawkinson, senior in English, constituted the winning 

"All the guys were really well informed about a lot of 
different things," Hawkinson said. "For me, (the key) was 
watching Jeopardy all the time." 

The team won $100 and an all-expense paid trip to the 
regional tournament in Lawrence, Feb. 21-23. 

"We might get together and play 'You Don't Know Jack' 
or Trivial Pursuit," he said. "We probably aren't going to 
have a lot of formal preparation." 

Ashley Friesen, UPC special events committee chair and 
junior in English, said College Bowl went well. 

"I was very pleased with the competition," she said. "The 
teams were very well balanced in terms of knowledge. The 
tournament went very smoothly." 

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Nobodies, Kari Krier, 
senior in political 
science; Matthew John, 
sophomore in political 
science; Brandon 
Grossardt, graduate 
student in statistics, and 
Jessica John, senior in 
anthropology, converse 
over a question while 
competing in College 
Bowl, Feb. I.The 
Nobodies won the match 
95-45.— Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

College Bowl Sample Questions 

1. It is the major fuel for nuclear fusion bombs and forms 
.014% of naturally occurring hydrogen. For 10 points - name 
this isotope. 

2. Pencil & paper ready? In the duodecimal system, 12 is the 
base instead of 10. For 10 points - what is the decimal value 
of the duodecimal number one-one-one? 

3. For a quick 10 points - in which popular syndicated comic 
strip will you find "Spaceman Spiff?" 

4. It was Alice Walker who finally placed a tombstone on 
this woman's grave, 13 years after she died in 1960. The 
inscription reads "A Genius of the South," referring to her four 
novels, autobiography, plays and books of folklore. For 10 
points - name this Harlem Renaissance figure. 

5. Asphyxiation is the state of unconsciousness when lungs 
do not provide the blood with sufficient oxygen. For 10 
points - spell asphyxiation. 

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sophomore in mechanical 
engineering, Wesley 
Nelson, sophomore in 
business administration, 
and Ryan Macy, freshman 
in theater, participate 
in the College Bowl. 
"Most of us had Scholars 
Bowl experience in high 
school," Glotzbach said. 
"It's fairly exciting trying 
to beat the clock." 
— Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

American Society 
of Mechanical Engineers 

Front row: Nathan Ball, Jeremy Bridgeman, Nathan Krehbiel, Chad 
Mease, Claire Wollenburg, Melinda Golden, Erica Hopwood. Row 2: Jus- 
tin Stuewe, Jared Armstrong, Michael Holmes, Jason Metcalf, Matthew 
Dickson, Wade Hearting, Adam Utecht. Row 3: Jonathan Kopek, Jeff 
Holste, Ryan Pedrigi, Kevin Hellar, Adam H. Smith, Matthew Honas, Ja- 
son Hughes. Back row: William Merrill, Tom Ball, Nathanael Megonigle, 
Aaron Baldwin, Doug Wegerer, Matthew Showalter, Levi Davenport, 
Walter McNeil. 


Front row: Leslie Tangeman, Andrea Harms, Sarah Albrecht, 
Russell L. Thompson. Back row: Stephanie Roach, Patrice Hol- 
derbach, Marie Schulte, Peter Stutz, Brett Hembree. 

Apparel Marketing 
and Design Alliance 

Front row: Julie Wendlandt, Whitney Turek, Kristin M. White, 
Christine Dana, Kerrie Rauh, Lori Schrick. Row 2: Megan Brum- 
mer, Kady Koch, Christie Guenther, Natalie Beck, Kristin Mc- 
Cauley, Kristen Kaiser, Katherine Maurer. Row 3: Erin Giles, 
Kacey Ferren, Megan Stallbaumer, Brooklyn Cleveland, Casey 
Wallerstedt, Julia Morgan, Anne Bacon. Back row: Angela 
Wertzberger, Erin Tysinger, Jennifer Vincent, Amanda L. Day, 
Pamela Mosher, Angela DeBrabander, Kimberly Dean. 

College Bowl j 167 

the ball, Jennifer 
Beckman, junior in 
hotel and restaurant 
management, and 
Pastor Jay ne Thompson 
try to avoid a collision 
in the second broomb 
game of the evening. 
—Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 



by Lindsay Porter 

16 players give sweep a new meaning 
after yearly game of broomball at ice rink 

at one location 
would symbolize a community cleanup, but Saturday, Feb. 
8, members of the Lutheran Campus Ministry and the 
Canterbury Club applied those cleaning tools on the ice 
rink at City Park. 

Wearing sneakers and armed with brooms, 16 
students and friends took the ice to compete in a game of 

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broomball at the ice rink, 

Feb. 8, Brady Fontaine, 

junior in engineering; 

Jared Wirths, junior in 

economics, and Brandon 

Hageman, sophomore in 

mechanical engineering, 

take time to rest and cool 

down before another hour 

of broomball. No matter 

how long the group 

played, the score always 

ended with a tie, Pastor 

Jayne Thompson, said. 

— Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 

IN A PACK of scrambling 

brooms, Chrisy Fenton, 

senior from Manhattan 

Christian College, 

struggles to control the 

ball, while members of 

the Lutheran Campus 

Ministry and Canterbury 

Club attempt to steal the 

possession during the 

annual broomball match, 

Feb. 8. "It was my first 

time playing (broomball)," 

Fenton said. "I didn't really 

have a strategy, if the ball 

was open I would try to hit 

it." — Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 

Frigid Conditions 

continued from page 168 

"Once a year in February we rent the rink to play," Pastor 
Jayne Thompson said. "They say we are the only wild ones 
who do this." 

With rules similar to hockey, and played with a child- 
size soccer ball, broomball incorporated teamwork and 

Broomball originated in the early 1900s in Canada. 
The first games were recorded in Saskatchwan in 1909. 
The recreation evolved to formal tournaments in countries 
around the world, including 
official teams in Iowa, Minnesota 
and Wisconsin. 

The Lutheran Campus 
Ministry began playing broomball 
when Thompson came to K- State 
fall 1993. 

As members gathered at the 
center of the rink, Thompson 
stated the rules: no high sticking, 
no whacking, if someone goes 
down make sure they are OK. 


Teams were chosen and positions decided, then two 
opposing forwards faced off over the ball. 

One. Two. Three. Whack. 

The game began. 

Players shuffled across the slippery surface while trying 
to make contact with the ball. 

Shouts and screams erupted as players lost their footing 
on the ice and fell. 

"There's a strategy: play hard and try not to kill people," 
Thompson said. "It's controlled chaos." 

Matthew Cobb, leader of the Canterbury Club, learned 
a few tricks during his first experience with broomball 

"Mostly play the person," he said. "Get in position and 
try to hit the ball." 

Cristy Fenton, senior at Manhattan Christian College, 
was another first-time player. 

"It's a lot of fun to see everybody," she said. "It's a 
good way to release some stress from the week. It's a little 
competitive because most of us know each other, but most 
aren't all that serious." 

The game's competition constituted cheers for goals, 
chants for intimidation and a few battle wounds. 

Bruised shins, cut fingers and bumped heads included 
some of the risks of the game. 

"It's amazing we don't get more hurt," Thompson said. 
"It's a frenzy out there." 

Daniel Reazin, senior in elementary education, sported a 
bruised hip from the week before the game, so he stayed out 
of major conflicts by serving as goalie. 

Although teams started keeping score, players became 
engrossed in the game and lost count, which was why the 
games always ended in a tie, Thompson said. 

Reazin said the competitiveness concluded at the 
completion of the game. 

"It's real for a while out there," he said, "but at the end, 
it's just for fun." 

After two hours of play in the frigid environment and 
four bent brooms, members went to a coffee shop to get 
warm and enjoy discussions. 


Front row: Jason Davee, Courtney Townsend, Rebecca Howe, 
Eric Sutter. Row 2: Christopher Bowling, Ricky Boyd, David At- 
kins, Roy Davee, Andrew Kennedy. Back row: Chadwick Hines, 
Timothy Doll, Dallas McMullen, James Goins, Aaron Shearer, 
Mark Peer. 

Arts & Sciences 

Front row: Wendy Gorman, Kimberly Freed, Marilyn Peine, 
Laurie Quaife, Katherine Jarmer. Row 2: Shannon Ryan, Jill 
Westhoff, Darbi Sterling, Lindsey Hoch, Stephanie Arnold, 
Shanna Pederson. Back row: Leslie Manson, Amy Buller, Erin 
Kessinger, Peter Elsasser, Corey Dukes, Loretta Bunck. 

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Maria Nguyen, Angie Crist. Back row: Darrin Achenbach, Mi- 
chael Propst, William Lee Ramsey, Troy Harding. 

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Bakery Science 

Front row: Holly Kesse, Melanie Haines, Kathryn Dehner. Back 
row: Brook Metzinger, Jesse Caplinger. 

Beta Alpha 

Front row: Jianfeng Yang, Sarah Harris, Melissa Shivers, Sheila 
Luke, Christy Newkirk, Kristen Ball, Carla Garcia, John Albrecht, 
Gregory Chapman. Row 2: Gina Grutzmacher, Michelle Haffner, 
Jennifer Wulf, Amy Hageman, Kristin Seib, Nicole Donnelly, 
Jancy Thomas. Back Row: Jennifer Ryan, Stephanie Melcher, 
Michelle Coats, Dustin Hubbard, Megan Sumners, Natalie N. 
Norris, Lindsay Koster, Joshua Lewis, Tyler Roe, Brooke Seba, 
Jacob Moran, Kendra Newquist, Jamin Will, John V. Graham, 
Brent Miller, Brian S. Thompson. 

Front row: Clayton Conner, Jesse Franz. Back row: Joshua 
Umbehr, David Plumb, Kendell Powell, Leah Pence, Mark Dilts, 
Jonathan Hillen, Sharon Agers. 

Voice from 


by Jacob Walker 

Literary magazine gives students a place 
to publish their artistic works 

3NE, the student- run literary magazine, 
showcased written and artistic work of students nationwide. 
The publication was comprised of poetry, fiction, non- 
fiction, photography and other visual art samples. 

"We choose the best of all the submissions, not just 
the best from K- State," Shannon Draper, graduate student 
in English, said. "It gives the magazine a professional 

Each section editor had a staff of three to six readers 
in charge of judging the merits of each submission. The 
section editor first read the stories to determine which 
reader was best suited to judge the entry. 

"We divide the entries up and the readers pick the top 
few in each category," said Erin Billing, co- editor in chief 
and graduate student in English. "Certain language and 
writing work better for people to read." 

Once entries were chosen for the magazine, a 
competition determined the best entries in each section. 
Winners were awarded a cash prize and special recognition 
in the contributor's section. 

In addition to publishing the magazine, the editors 
designed and maintained the publication's Web site. As 
editors updated the site, they tried to include useful features 
for people interested in the magazine, Stephen Sink, co- 
editor in chief and graduate student in English, said. 

"We were thinking of including things like information 
about our contest winners, and maybe the entries that 
won," Sink said. "We could also make some of the boring 
stuff, like advertising, more interesting." 

Touchstone received entries from writers all around 
the country, Draper said. 

"We get quite a lot of entries that aren't from K- State," 
she said. "A large part of the stack, about 50 or 60, is from 
out of state." 



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AT A WEEKLY poetry read- 
ing, Erin Billing, graduate 
student in English and 
co- editor in chief of 
Touchstone magazine, 
reads a poetry selection at 
Ad Astra Cafe, located on 
Poyntz Avenue. The selec- 
tion Billing was presenting 
was taken from Fallen 
Angels by Stephen Dunn. 
"We know that there 
are a lot of writers who 
could use a place to read," 
Billing said. "Touchstone 
gave writers a chance to 
get their work published, 
these readings gave them 
a chance to present it to 
an audience." — Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

Erin Billing, graduate 
student in English and 
co-head editor of Touch- 
stone, reads a poetry 
selection while Ben Cart- 
wright, graduate student 
in English and poetry 
editor of Touchstone; 
Francine Tolf, graduate 
student in English; and 
Jennifer Ombres, right, 
graduate student in Eng- 
lish, listen intently. "Ben 
and I came up with the 
idea of having a weekly 
poetry reading," Billing 
said. "We just thought 
people needed a place to 
read their stuff." — Photo 
by Lindsey Bauman 

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BACK ROOM of Aggie Sta- 
tion, Jacquelyn Paetzold 
junior in anthropology, 
constructs roses out of 
condoms. "We've made 
around 450 condom roses 
so far," Paetzold said. "We 
are going to sell them as a 
part of the Sexual Respon- 
sibility Week." — Photo 
by Matt Elliott 

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Front row: Susan Reazien, Madai Rivera, Irlanda Gutierrez, Kylie 
Jo Brown, Daxeli Monterroza. Back Row: Julia Rosa Emslie, Mike 
Flenthrope, Kasey Stadler, Aliesha Griffin, Alejandra Juarez, 
Jorge Estrella. 

Student Union 

Front row: Shawndra Banks, Marquita Seastrong, Daysha Jefferson, 
Shawn Fisher, Charmetrea Bell, Talia Toles, Mary Reid, Dereck Smith, 
Tiera Austin. Row 2: Nicholas Rowell, Edward King, Abryn Neal, leesha 
Boldridge, Laverne Johnson, Telisa L. New, Shaquanta Jones. Row 3: 
Bridget Johnson, Casandra Lindsey, Dawn Lee, Jason Brooks, LaTonya 
Phillips, Montae Robinson, Erica Ridley, Sherice Phillips, William Jones. 
Back row: Crystal Norman, Timothy Taylor, Amber Thomas, Latoya Loren, 
Kendra Spencer, Tiarra Carr, Antwon Scott. 

174 Organizations 

by Jaci Boydston 

holiday sparks new awareness 

Club organizes Sexual Responsibility Week, 
condom rose sale to celebrate Valentine's Day 

IN A DIMLY LIT ROOM in the back of Aggie Station, a 
small group of students sat around tables, eating and social- 

However, these students were not discussing classes or 
weekend plans. As members of Sexual Health Awareness Peer 
Educators, they discussed risk factors, STDs and roses made 
of condoms. 

"Our basic function is to educate the K- State community," 
said Shana Kerstetter, senior in family studies and human 
services. "A lot of college students don't have enough educa- 
tion on sexual awareness." 

SHAPE kicked off Sexual Responsibility Week, Feb. 10. 
Members distributed information in the K- State Student 
Union. Their highlight event involved selling bouquets of roses 
made of condoms to raise awareness before Valentine's Day. 

"We're not promoting sex," lessica Ballard, junior in 
nutrition and exercise science, said. "We want people to be 

Members said their message was an important one to 
bring to K- State. 

"Being a college student, this is one of the most valuable 
and interesting topics," Abigail Maze, senior in biology, said. 
"The more you know, the more accurately you can make your 

SHAPE set up booths in the Union to distribute condoms 
and information. 

loshua Umbehr, senior in nutrition science, said many 
students disliked discussing those issues in public. 

"No one wants to touch condoms in front of everyone," 
Umbehr said. "They're mature enough to have sex, but they're 
not comfortable talking about it." 

Maze said SHAPE did not present a particular message 
on right or wrong sexual behavior. 

"We're totally nonjudgmental about what their choices 
are," Maze said. "We just want them to make the choice 
that's best for them. Everyone has their right to their opin- 
ion, whether they think abstinence is the only way to go or 
that they can have sex with anyone who's cute. We just stress 
their right to be informed." 

Jacquelyn Paetzold, junior 
in anthropology, finishes 
making a condom rose. 
"It's a great program 
because people need 
to be more aware of the 
risks and keep themselves 
healthy," Paetzold said. 
"Sexual health just seems 
like a taboo, and we're 
trying to make the subject 
more approachable, 
especially for students." 
— Photo by Matt Elliott 

Black Student Union 
Executive Committee 

Front row: Elijah Shackelford, Morgan Fisher, Paris Rossiter, Abdulrasak 
Yahaya, Natalie Rolfe, Katrina Drake, William Harlin Jr. Row 2: Jennifer 
Fennell, Mary Douglas, Kelly Perkins, Nikki Adams, Essence Halliburton, 
Erica Smith, Dionica Bell, Orion Carrington. Row 3: Kevin Walttre, Erica 
Gibbs, Lacey Beamon, Danielle Ray, Shanda Reed, Leonard Embry Jr., 
Odeal Watson. Back row: Jimmie Neal, Ilia Leathers, Krystal Pittman, 
David Smith, Angel Wilson, Tanisha Jackson, Natashia Sullivan, Fatou 

Block & Bridle Club 

Front row: Heather Hopper, Ashley Breiner, Ashley Umbarger, 
Katie Giles, Rachel Kruce, Holly Lawson. Row 2: Melissa Colgan, 
Hannah Boiler, Nikki Josefiak, Beth Shanholtzer, Mary Mikesell, 
Emily Weeks, Dr. Daniel Moser. Back row: Todd Strahm, Ryan 
Conway, Thomas Bays, Craig Poore. 

Sexual Health Awareness Peer Educators 175 

practicing CPR, Matt 
Jacobs, senior in elemen- 
tary education, jokes 
around with one of the 
infant training dolls at 
the American Red Cross 
Club's First Aid and Safety 
Course, Feb. 8. — Photo 
by Jeanel Drake 

Breathto save 
a Life 

by Jennifer Rezac 

In-depth classes teach students how to perform CPR on adults, infants, children 

YEAR the American Red Cross Club 
expanded membership and programs offered to students and 
community members. 

Aside from helping with blood drives and assisting in 
emergency disaster relief, club members taught first-aid and 
CPR courses for students, area elementary school children, 
and community members. 

Dr. Briana Nelson, club adviser and assistant professor 
of family studies and human services, said the organization 
included five committees dealing with health and safety 
issues, emergency assistance, blood services, public relations 
and finance. 

"Finance, education, public relations — any major can be 
involved," she said. "People from all different walks of life and 
all different professions can be involved in Red Cross." 

The Health and Safety Committee organized of first aid 
and CPR training, geared toward different groups of people. 
Joshua Kahler, committee chairman, and senior in biology 
and pre-medicine, said the training was more than just basic 
first aid. 

"We teach first response in CPR," he said. "It's fairly in- 
depth. We teach how to perform CPR on adults, children 
and infants." 

One of the newest programs instituted by the Health and 
Safety Committee was a first aid program for baby sitters, 

geared toward 11- to 14 -year- olds, Kahler said. 

The organization geared programs toward college student 
and adults. Nelson said the Emergency Assistance Committe 
prepared apartment- safety packets for landlords to distribut 
to their tenants. She said the packets included local emergenc 
numbers, tips on what to do during severe weather, and othe 
useful emergency information. 

CPR and first-aid training were also available to K-Stat 
students. Kahler, a certified CPR instructor, taught course 
throughout the year, averaging six training sessions eac 
semester. He said the courses were useful for students require 
to become certified for their major. 

Kimberly Dicus, senior in secondary education, said sh 
was required to complete her CPR certification in order t 
student teach. 

"We practiced (CPR) a lot," she said. "I'll be able to d 
this when I need to." 

Aside from training people in safety and first aid, Nelsc 
said the Red Cross Club was useful in recruiting moi 
volunteers for the national organization. 

"Another purpose of the club is to get people involved 
an earlier age," Nelson said. "No matter where a person goe 
there will be a Red Cross (organization), so we want to g 
people involved in college so they can stay involved wherevi 
they end up later in life." 

Block & Bridle 

Front row: Amy Rugenstein, Megan Ackerman, Kayla Seib, Christine Soukup, 
Laurel Bammerlin, Cassandra Sramek, Katie J. Patterson, Tyson Steffen. Row 
2: Karrie Brashear, Angela Shy, Kathleen Blubaugh, Beth Wehrman, Margaret 
Smith, Trey Miser, Andrew Marston. Row 3: Cody Echols, Alex Miller, Orrin 
Holle, Brandon New, William Pope, Christopher Kramer, Benjamin Winsor. Back 
row: Marcus Bryant, John Coleman, Philip Weltmer, Terryl Mueller, Dan Vague, 
Timothy McClelland, Brandon Oleen. 

Block & Bridle 

Front row: Cale Wiehe, Abigail Crow, Felicia Martin, Samantha Tracy, Tonya 
Harris, Laura Bodell, Crystal Rahe, Angela Sharp. Row 2: Jacob Crockford, 
Melinda Reinholz, Larissa Noonan, Cori Woelk, Shelly Meyers, Laney Kathrens, 
Nikki Brock, Nicholas Greenwood. Row 3: Andrew Burlingham, Kati Neil, Kristina 
Freeman, Lauren Allen, Megan Rolf, Stacey Fischer, Nicole Johnston, Kristi 
Fortin, Todd Lindquist. Back row: Christopher Delva, Rob Holson, Shane Werk, 
John McCurry, Richard Wilkes, Dean Burns, Corey Fortin. 

176 Organizations 

in elementary education, 
and Sterling Smith, sopho- 
more in park manage- 
ment and conservation, 
practice CPR during the 
American Red Cross Club's 
training day. — Photo by 
Jeanel Drake 

Blue Key 
National Honorary 

Front row: Sarah Sourk, Anna Schwieger, Emily Ripple. Row 
2: Tyler Breeden, Holly Serk, Breanne Paul, Sarah McCaffrey, 
Tammy Osborn. Back Row: Sol Pettit-Scott, Lucas Bud, Riley 
Scott, Andrew Bell. 


Front row: Julie Katz, Morgan Fisher, Hosai Ebadi, Tram Huynh, Kortney 
Steinhurst, Jana Felin. Row 2: Lisa Tirrell, Jessica Christiansen, Rachel 
West, Jessica Luehring, Jennifer May, Candice Cottrell. Row 3: Hayley 
Urkevich, Joshua Lewis, Leslie Bolz, John Thompson, Elizabeth Love, 
Leslie Hill. Back Row: John Wagner, Suzanne Blakely, Lori Pollman, Ashley 
Umberger, Gretchen Hammes, Matthew Dill, Matthew Myers 

American Red Cross Club 177 

junior in microbiology, 

runs around defenders 

during the fifth-annual 

alumni game at Memorial 

Stadium, Sept. I.The 

Lacrosse Club beat the 

alumni team, 10-9, for 

the first time ever. "We're 

getting a lot of guys 

who have played in high 

school," Brian Gehlen, 

graduate student in 

kinesiology, said. "We're 

more mature." — Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 

178 Organizations 

by Nabil Shaheen 

coach inspires wins 

Oldest North American sport 
approaches 13th year at K- State 

A NEW COACH and a split conference worked to the 
advantage of the Lacrosse Club as the team was predicted to 
win the Great Rivers Lacrosse Conference. 

The team had many returning players to form the 31- 
person squad. After a successful fall tournament season, 
which included a 10-9 victory over K- State Lacrosse alumni 
for the first time ever, the team began practice for the 2003 
season, Feb. 5. 

"It's just a time to get people out for the team," Brian 
Gehlen, graduate student in kinesiology, said. "We get extra 
time to play, more practice and teach the new guys to play. 
And, we have some fun." 

The acquisition of Alexander Cohen, Nov. 4, gave the team 
an experienced player walking the sidelines during games. 

"It's been really good (having Cohen as coach)," Gehlen 
said. "He's played in a lot of different places and has been 
around the game a while now." 

Gehlen, in his fourth year on the team, said the 
aggressiveness and speed of the game lured him to it. 

"It gives people an opportunity to strap on some pads and 
hit someone," he said. "I can't play football anymore, but now 
I still have that chance. It's a lot of fun going out there and 
throwing someone around." 

Even though each member had to pay a $150 registration 
fee, fund- raisers, such as taking chair backs down at KSU 
Stadium, helped the team. 

"I wouldn't exactly call it fun, but it's working together 
with your teammates," Shane Apple, senior in journalism and 
mass communications, said. "Any hardships you go through 
with your friends makes you bond more." 

That bond remained well after players' collegiate lacrosse 
careers were finished, Daniel Ard, senior in computer 
engineering, said. 

"Finding funds and support for us to play lacrosse in 
various tournaments and host our own tournaments is not 
easy to do," Ard said. "It is for this reason that we thank our 
sponsors and especially our alumni. It seems like the alumni 
are always at our games to support us and give us a financial 
hand when needed." 


Front row: Shelley Goethe, Stephanie Wing, Cheryl Boothe, Katie 
Haselwood. Back row: Paul Vittorino, Anne Benner, Brandyn 
Wolfe, Amanda Atwood, Sherrailynn Cockes. 

Chi Alpha 
Christian Fellowship 

Front row: Jeremiah Fowler, Misty Elliott, Cori Oglesby, Julie 
Macan, Daniel Soldan, Sarah Salvati, Kamala Gurney. Row 2: 
Shawn Welch, Pearl Ejibe, Tyler Van Slyke, Bryan Vandiviere, 
Andrew Mitchell, Mary Ward, Rachel Yuhas. Back row: Bryan 
Elliott, Michael Remmich, Nathan Oglesby, Kevin Bass, Brett 

Junior Honor Society 

Front row: Lindsey Hines, Katherine Jarmer, Cassie Schultz, 
Ashley Dunbar. Row 2: Jody Brenneman, Jean DAnn Wadsworth, 
Shauna Coffindaffer, Andrea Zimmer, Matthew Wiles, Rebecca 
Briggeman, Laurie Quaife. Row 3: Bryan Anderson, Julie Quack- 
enbush, Lori Alexander, Sarah Ashley, Kristine Sheedy, Aaron 
Handke, Michelle Maynes. Back row: Kurt Childs, Michelle Molan- 
der, Brian Hall, Peter Carter, Blake Bauer, Jed Strnad, Timothy 

Lacrosse Club 


by Lindsey Thorpe 

11 -week course investigates p^H 
religion, challenges some to examine beliefs through groups 

iE. Those were the words of a man standing 

before a room full of people, challenging them to take part in 

an 11 -week study of Christianity. 

John Schwartz, speaker and co-director of the Alpha 

Course, kicked off the first series of discussions with a talk 

labeled, "Christianity. Boring, 

Irrelevant, Untrue?" Topics 

presented throughout the course 

centered on the fundamentals 

of the Christian faith, including 

prayer, the Bible and Jesus Christ, 

Sarah Schultz, co-director with 

Schwartz, said. 

"It's an investigation of the 

WORKING TOGETHER, claims of Christianity," Schultz 

Dean Behrens, sophomore • , n^. , • . , 

in family studies and said " 0ur g oal ls to have an °P en environment 

human services, Kimberly so wna tever you believe you can say it aloud and 
Dicus, senior in secondary 
education, Bobby Craw- process it. We, of course, would hope that people 
ford, sophomore in com- 
puter engineering, and would come to know Christ." 
Kassie Schmidt, freshman . , . . . , 
in elementary education, Travis Schram, senior in marketing and 

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atmosphere of the course encouraged people to 

"A lot of the time, Christian groups come across as just 
wanting to push their agenda," Schram said. "The Alpha group 
lets people come and discuss. We don't have an agenda. We 
present our ideas and let people discuss them." 

Once a week, Alpha course participants gathered at the 
Baptist Student Center for dinner and discussion. Seated with 
their assigned groups, participants ate together and listened to 
a speaker. They then broke off into their student-led groups 
to share their thoughts. 

"I tell the small group leaders to not be afraid to leave 
with things unresolved," Schram said. "If people leave with 
questions, it's a good thing because they're going to try and 
find answers. The more controversy, the more people are 

During the meetings, teams of students met to pray. 

"We go upstairs and pray before the speaker," Ann 
Crawford, senior in elementary education, said. "We pray 
for them and we pray for certain individuals we know and 
pray that everything goes smoothly." 

In its fourth semester, the course expanded from a group 
of eight to 10 people to more than 50 interested students. 

"It's a kind of grass-roots thing the way it kind of spreads 
through more people," Schultz said. "It's catching on because 
I think people's lives are being changed and they're excited so 
they share it with all their friends." 

Schram said interest from college students was common 
during this time of their life. 

"College is a time of emotional highs and lows. It's an 
accelerated life so the question, 'Is there anything more to life?' 
comes up," he said. "The people who come are wondering, 
'What else is there?' We hope to help them find out." 

Circle K 

Front row: Michelle Clayman, Jennifer Pereira, Marcassja Vaughn, Kara 
Alere, Melanie McWilliams, Tawny Albrecht, Chelsea Mueller. Row 2: 
Ryan Seematter, Lon Jones, Vivian Cubilla, Lyndsay Manville, Kortney 
Steinhurst, Kristina Wendt, Mark Lindgren. Row 3: Bailey Embry, Jenny 
Sperfslage, Nancy Powell, Royce Risinger, Aaron Chavez, Brandon Everett 
Smith, Jeremy Messing. Back row: Carson Monroe, Brad Kaufmann, Hilary 
Schepers, Drew Sebelius, Kendra Newquist, Jared Winn, Laura Volz. 


Front row: Mary Lou Peter, Cassandra Sramek, Sheena Pankey, 
Marci Grover, Katie Reed, Susan Staggenborg. Back row: Lorrie 
Ferdinand, Jayne Bock, Sarah Dietz, Amanda Engelman, Andrea 

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PREPARING for a rush of 
chili-eaters, Ann Craw- 
ford, senior in elementary 
education, and Loree Kro- 
nbald, junior in elemen- 
tary education, fill bowls 
of cheese for the condi- 
ment table. Alpha Course 
held their kick-off event at 
the Baptist Campus Center 
on Anderson Avenue. 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

Management Club 

Front row: Nathan Ronsiek, Jesse Koch, Joshua Barnaby. Back 
row: Jeffrey Winter, Travis Hageman, Richard Roloff, Justin 
Sommerfeld, Benjamin Q. Smith. 


Front row: Alyssa Gray, Colleen Roberson. Row 2: Rebecca 
Briggeman, Krista Ham, Emily Walker, Nicole Dragastin. Back 
Row: Gabriel Asebedo, Janell Hill, Aaron Rolfe, Jessie Scott, 
Erin Giles. 



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Ambassadors raise money for McCain through 
residence tour, inform students of events 

, directing visitors and 
relaying Christmas cheer, McCain Ambassadors became 
docents for the Friends of McCain Auditorium's McCain 
Homes Tour, Dec. 7. 

The tour included six residential homes and one sorority 
house to raise money for the McCain Performance Series 
programs. More than 950 community members bought 
tickets for $15 for access to all seven houses. 

Eugene Lauglin, treasurer of the Friends of McCain Board 
of Directors, said it was the most successful tour. 

Ambassadors worked at the Carlin home, 1650 Sunnyslope 

"It was educational to see another part of Manhattan," 
Mallory Malone, ambassador president and senior in finance, 
said. "We got to learn some history of that family." 

Stationed in rooms around the house, ambassadors and 
Friends of McCain volunteers delivered information to tour 
participants and answered questions. 

Ambassadors quickly memorized the information, but 
carried a fact card for support, Malone said. 

Ambassadors worked at the Carlin home during two of 
the three volunteer shifts. Malone and two other members 
worked from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Four other members worked 

from 1:30 to 4 p.m. 

Malone spoke to visitors in the great room. She described 
how the original living room and porch became the great room 
and breakfast nook. She pointed out historic furniture pieces 
like a rocking chair from Germany, and tables that had been 
in the Carlin family for generations. 

Upstairs Laura Davisson, senior in history, invited guests 
to look at the family-made quilts hanging on the walls. 

Although they repetitively recited information, Davisson 
said it remained interesting. 

"You see different people who ask different questions, 
which made it interesting," she said. 

During the second shift, Paige Leitnaker, sophomore in 
psychology, described the upstairs doll room to visitors. 

"It was fun to step into someone else's home," Leitnaker 
said. "(It was) neat especially during the holidays to see all the 
beautiful decorations. It is a fun time for people to get out." 

Ambassadors also volunteered to usher at all McCain 
performances. Members informed students about events by 
chalking sidewalks. 

"It's a great opportunity to get involved on campus and 
broaden your horizons," Malone said. "You get to be a voice 
for more cultural experiences on campus." 


Front row: Cara Richardson, Tara Solomon, Tracy Carpenter, 
Darla Orth, Carol Kellett. Row 2: Audrey Diehl, Amber Lafferty, 
Eleri Griffin, Erin Leonard, Tiffany Bullard. Back row: Tony Sharp, 
Liza Dunn, Katie Horton, Rebecca Briggeman, Audrey Maley, 
Dustin Neuschafer. 


Front row: Cody Richardson, Andrew Bauman, Joshua Felts, 
Jason Peterson. Back row: Michael Oldfather, Michael Curtin, 
Daniel Nibarger, Joshua Jennings, Daniel Parcel. 

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Ecumenical Campus Ministry 
Christian Explorers 

Front row: Travis Rogers, Marcella Hyde, Julia Porter, Salomon 
Itza-Ortiz. Back row: Ernst Stankevicius, Brad Dilts, Kevin 
Yancey, David Jones. 


Front row: Pamela Monroe, Memory Homeier, Jolie Flavin, S. 
Gabrianna Hall, Kelly Burton, Lori Nelson, Jennifer Gibbens . 
Row 2: Amanda Sahlfeld, Sharla Kurr, Rachel Anderson, Kari 
Strelcheck, Erin Mauck, Kristy Morton, Ryan McCoy. Back row: 
Lucas Shivers, Janae Casten, Elaine Cobb, Krista Keller, Patricia 
Zabloudil, Katrina Boese, Abby Foust, Christopher Barker. 

McCain Ambassadors 


Ambassadors Association 

Front row: Gretchen Glenn, Marie Bunck, Erin Halbleib, Amelia Beggs, 
Sara Keimig, Johna Emmot, Nathan Frymire. Row 2: Rhae Moore, Kris- 
tine Sheedy, Matthew McGuire, Elizabeth Mitchell, Kristin Kitten, Joanna 
Thomas, Sol Pettit-Scott, Derrick Brouhard. Row 3: Jeffrey Shamburg, 
Chad Grisier, Aaron Timmons, Kyle Ginavan, Amber Seba, Jennifer Beach, 
Mark Hartter, Todd Berger. Back Row: Tarl Vetter, Daniel Kaminsky, Vance 
Strahm, Eric Carlson, Clay Crane, Matthew Alan Smith, Michael Neufeld, 
Lance Harter, Jared Osterhaus. 

Ambassadors Association 

Front row: Amy Bartak, Kim Bartak, Sarah Fjell, Tawny Albrecht, Erin 
Mulcahy, Natasha Heard. Row 2: Haven Alford, Bryan Anderson, Jami 
Martin, Jolene Goodheart, Julia Holman, Lindsi Gass, Kira Epler. Row 3: 
Kristina Geisler, Amanda Nicole Day, Brad Kaufmann, Katie Kuhn, Benja- 
min Morrill, Timothy Savage, Grant Cochenour, Jin Schwartz. Back row: 
Craig Wanklyn, Matthew Stockemer, Dave Thompson, Laura Bienhoff, 
Ethan Gartrell, Travis Most, Michael Henley, Cedrich Montgomery 

Student Council 

Front row: Michael Poggie, Kristine Sheedy, Isaac Mark, Erin E. 
Green, Tawny Albrecht, Vinit Pandya, Lesley Wright. Row 2: 
Kyle Riedel, Nathaniel Burt, Matthew Steele, Thomas Ball, Brent 
Oxandale, Mark Suppes, Richard Gallagher. Back row: Michael 
Manley, Bryson Cyphers, Kenneth Norton, Aaron Sloup, Clint J. 
Meyer, Josh Van Meter, Vance Strahm. 

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NATIONS, Doretha Henry, 
graduate student in 
adult, occupational and 
continuing education; 
Karen Marshall, 
sophomore in fine arts; 
Ebonie Baker, K-State 
graduate; and Daniellee 
Preston, junior in family 
studies and human 
services, all members of 
Zeta Phi Beta, perform 
stepping moves in the 
K-State Student Union 
Courtyard, Feb. 3. "It 
was neat to see how a 
different culture works," 
Audra Dudte, senior in 
architectural engineering, 
said. "It was neat to see 
people get out of their 
comfort zones." 
— Photo by Matt Elliott 

Delta Sigma Theta 
members, Angel Wilson, 
graduate student in 
student counseling and 
personnel services, show 
the sorority's version of 
stepping in the K-State 
Student Union, Jan. 
30. As part of Diversity 
and RADICAL week 
and in association with 
residence halls, the 
Black Student Union 
organized the event and 
educated approximately 
50 people about Step. 
"I'm a person who lives 
by respect," Wilson said. 
"Not everybody has the 
intricate workings of a 
dancer, so respect who is 
dancing." — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

by Nabil Shaheen 

step education 

Unique dance expresses 
culture, incorporates students 

AS STUDENTS SLOWLY SHUFFLED into Union 212 the evening 
of Jan. 30, Angel Wilson, graduate student in student counseling and 
personnel services, took the microphone. 

"There are seats in the front row," she said. "Come sit next to 
someone you don't know. Hug your neighbor." 

As part of Diversity and Respect Appreciation Diversity In Col- 
lege And Life week, and in correspondence with the residence halls, 
the Black Student Union took the audience through the history of 

The meeting started, as always with groups clearing out of the 
way to form a circle and clap and sing to the tune of "Let Every Voice 

Then Paris Rossiter, junior in art and BSU president, and Orion 
Carrington, senior in finance, went to the center of the circle. 

"Yes, this is fun, but it's also a part of our heritage," Rossiter said as 
he prepared to perform. "Be here to learn and don't take it lightly." 

After Rossiter and Carrington performed, it 
was time for the audience to shadow the moves. 
"It's great to see this many people from different cultures do some- 
thing fun," Audra Dudte, senior in architecture, said. "I wish we 
could do more stuff like this to have a good time." 

With origins in South Africa, Stepping evolved from singing and 
chanting to include various dance moves and rhythms. 

"I knew this would be an awesome experience," Erica Smith, 
senior in apparel textile marketing and design, said, "for students not 
exposed to the way, historically, black students represent themselves 
through Step and that kind of stuff." 

After two black fraternities and one black sorority performed their 
versions of Step and the evening came to a close, the goal of teaching 
diversity had been achieved, Dudte said. 

"It's (weeks such as RADICAL) very important," she said. "It 
opens people up to see what else is out there. It's important to adapt 
to new things and have an appreciation for new cultures." 

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THAO NGUYEN, senior in 
secondary education, per- 
forms a traditional Viet- 
namese Dance during the 
Tet show to celebrate the 
Year of the Ram. The lunar 
calendar has one animal 
representing each year in 
the 12-year cycle. Anyone 
born in 1931, 1943, 1955, 
1967,1798,1991 or 2003 
was a Ram. — Photo by 
Matt Stamey 


Engineering Student Council 
Executive Committee 

Front row: Amy Bartak, Jennifer Beach, Alexander Darby, Rich- 
ard Gallagher. Row 2: Kimberly Bartak, Natasha Heard, Deanne 
Murray, Julia Holman, Matthew H. Jones. Back row: Cody Plum- 
mer, Tanner Callender, Heather Marcrum, Kelli Simmelink, 
Curtis Wondra. 

Kappa Nu 

Front row: Joseph Svoboda, Karen Ast, Collin Delker, Medhat 
Morcos. Back row: Troy Kaeb, Michael Poggie, Lance Eftink, 
Cameron Wilson. 

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i^ively party for 

New Year 

by Lindsay Porter 

Tet celebration recognizes Vietnamese 
tradition through music, dances 

Gamma Theta 

FEB. 1 MARKED THE BEGINNING of the Year of the 

The Vietnamese Student Association celebrated the 
Lunar New Year Feb. 8 at the K- State Student Union. The 
group shared the traditional "Lion Dance" and a traditional 
Vietnamese dance. 

"We have a celebration every year for the Vietnamese 
community for awareness and what New Years is about," Vy 
Bui, senior in finance, said. "Each year there is a different 

The New Year festival: Tet Nguygen-Dan, was a celebrated 
family affair, a time of reunion and thanksgiving. 

"Usually in bigger cities it is easier to celebrate with 
family," Bui said. "Here we put on a celebration to remember 
our heritage." 

VSA invited the VSA from the University of Kansas to 
share in the event. 

"KU and K- State have a really good relationship," Thao 
Nguyen, senior in secondary education, said. "We want to 
show our appreciation." 

In return, the KU group organized its own celebration 
Feb. 15. 

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Front row: Max Lu, Mary Dobbs, Johnny Coomansingh, Tracy 
Brown, Jonathan Archer. Back row: John Persley, Erik Bowles, 
Bernie Kohman, Gregory Vandeberg, Anthony Mannion, Ryan 

Student Council 

Front row: Holly Bigge, DeAnn Ricks, Sara Fisher, Jawwad 
Qureshi. Back row: Kimberly Shafer, Gregory Vandeberg, Ramesh 
Mohan, Angela Martin. 

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"the Chase", Tram Huynh, 
senior in management, 
kicks Pham. The Vietnam- 
ese Student Association 
performed a number of 
demonstrations includ- 
ing singing, dancing and 
martial arts to celebrate 
the new year. — Photo by 
Matt Stamey 

Lively par 
inued from page 187 

"It's a tradition that was started back in the '70s," Duy Do, 
senior in mechanical engineering said. "It's always fun when 
we go there. We're their friends and they're our friends. We 
have a good relationship going." 

After more than four months preparation and with 
students, faculty and their KU friends in the audience, VSA 
performed Tet Program 2003 

"This is our main event," Do said. "All our fund-raising 
goes toward the celebration. This 
year we received funding from (the 
Student Governing Association) 
which really helped." 

Practicing originally choreo- 
graphed dances and making deco- 
rations encompassed much of the 
preparation time. 

"The dance, Denise (Le) cre- 
ated it," Nguyen said. "She created 
it, picked the song and showed it to 
us. We practiced for more than two 

Justin Huynh, senior in 
mechanical engineering, attended the celebration and said 
the group's hard work showed in their performance. 

"They did a really good job," he said. "There was a lot of 
organization. They focused on more people — not just on 
Asian — but on people not Asian, like American. The show 
was for everybody." 

Greeks Advocating 
the Mature Management of Alcohol 

Front row: Megan Menagh, Megan Bonewitz, Leigh Gaddie. 
Back row: Brooke Davison, Drew Sebelius, Susan McKim, Austin 

Hispanic American Leadership 

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Front row: Anthony Ybarra, Madai Rivera, Gustavo Ramirez, Larry 
Close, Anna Alcantara, Daxeli Monterroza, Pablo Sanchez, Jimmy 
Zumba, Douglas Benson. Row 2: Isabel Amaya, Christine Barrera, 
Tara Hacker, Michelle Marquez, Juan Tristan, Angela Avitia, Ivan 
Tudela, Tadeo Franco. Back row: Yvonne Adame, Adolfo Lopez 
Jr., Kristy Morales, Victoria Mariscal, Taurino Medina, Naureen 
Kazi, Walid Alali, Jorge Estrella. 

Human Ecology 

Front row: Andrea Jantzen, Audrey Maley, Colleen Rober- 
son, Mary Martin, Renee Frazey, Erica Smith. Row 2: Leah 
Koehn, Darcie Brownback, Hailey Gillespie, Emily Forsse, Amy 
Stokka, Karen Pence, Back row: Kate Evans, Nicole Dragastin, 
Janell Hill, Megan Mayo, Alicia Bailey, Mary Anne Andrews. 

Institute for Electronic 
and Electrical Engineers 

Front row: Pamela Larson, Mackenzie Dewerff, Jason Wilden. 
Back row: James Mevey, Grant Campbell, Tanner Davignon, Don 
Gruenbacher, Collin Delker. 

Vietnamese Student Association 


Interfraternity Council and 
PanHellenic Council 

Front row: Jason Tryon, Jana Schmitt, Eric S. Westerman, Holly 
White. Row 2: Christina Nelson, Shannon Mason, Erin Kessinger, 
Daniel Eakin, Brook Shurtz. Back row: Ramsey Tatro, Sarah 
McCaffrey, Jeffrey Rundle, Glen McMurry, Aaron Siders. 

Journalism and Mass 
Communications Ambassadors 


Shannon Marshall, Shanda Walker, Dione Keeling, Lori Wilson, 
Dana Strongin, Laurie Roberson. 

Omicron Nu 

Front row: Erin Elmore, Kimberly Kerschen, Kylie Siruta, Debra 
Sellers, Liza Dunn, Tara Solomon, Stephanie Grecian, Carol 
Kellett. Row 2: Kayce Von Leonrod, Audrey Diehl, Crystal 
Thomas, Angela Reitemeier, Kristin White, Darcie Brownback, 
Jennifer Hoss, Kelsey Kohn, Tiffany Jensen. Back row: Janell 
Hill, Heather Cunningham, Heidi Heinrichs, Elizabeth Greig, Jama, 
Joy, Kendal Goodheart, Erica Wesley, Jennifer Witsken, Bobby 
Smotherman, Jr. 



by Jaci Boydston 

Bowling brings golfers together 
at initial semester meeting 

R and the sound of crashing 
pins, one might not have expected to find a group of golf 
course management majors. However, Zucky Bowl bowling 
alley was exactly where the K- State Student Chapter of the 
Golf Course Superintendents Association of America began 
the spring semester Feb. 3. 

Although members said the club did not usually require an 
extensive time commitment, they enjoyed the opportunity to 
socialize and to make connections with others in the major. 
"I've definitely gotten to know a lot more people who are 
in my grade level," Christopher Erickson, senior in golf course 
management, said. "Those people will be future contacts. I try 
and maintain contact with people who have graduated." 

Brian Fleske, junior in golf course management, agreed 
that meeting people was important. 

"I'm in it for the connections," Fleske said. "Later in life, 
we're going to be working together. I'm going to know these 
people, so if I need any help from somebody, I'll be able to 
call them up." 

Fleske and other veterans helped younger members out 
as well. 

"Every now and then I'll have some guy who's a freshman 
or sophomore ask me what class I'm taking or what kind of 
internships he should be applying for," Fleske said. "I'll give 
them a little advice." 

Younger members said they appreciated the learning 

"(Older members help with) knowing where people are 
in the country with jobs," Ryan Hesseltine, freshman in golf 
course management, said. "To my knowledge, it takes some 
experience. You have to start low and work your way up." 

Besides the help members provided for each other, GCSAA 
stood out among other organizations for other reasons — the 
club consisted entirely of men. 

"It's a male-dominated industry," Fleske said. "I think 
there are just no women interested. We don't do anything 
that a woman wouldn't fit right in with. We don't go to strip 
joints or anything." 

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Jeremiaha Cole, senior in 
golf course management, 
reacts after leaving 
one pin standing while 
bowling at Zucky Bowl 
in Manhattan, Feb. 3. 
"We do different things," 
Brian Fleske, junior in golf 
course management said. 
"Our first meeting of the 
year was at Colbert Hills. 
We had a regular meeting 
and then played a round 
of golf." — Photo by 
Zach Long 

FRIENDS, Travis Leonard, 
senior in golf course 
management, bowls a 
frame at the club's party at 
Zucky Bowl Feb. 3. "(The 
club) gets you ready for a 
career that you're going 
to be outdoors in," Chris 
Erikson, senior in golf 
course management said. 
"You get to know more 
people that way, and 
you're not just meeting 
people in class." — Photo 
by Zach Long 

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Student Association 

Lindsey Jaccard, Lindsay Hardwick, David Brandenburg. 

Leadership Studies and 
Program Ambassadors 

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Front row: Natalie Goodloe, Sharon Combes, Jolene Goodheart, 
Brent O'Halloran, Cassandra Brown, Heath Harding. Row 2: Mako 
Shores, Shanda Walker, Rebekah Penner, Liza Dunn, Emily 
Meissen, Jody Brenneman, Michael Pule. Back row: Christina 
Heptig, Lindsay Glatz, Michele Moorman, Rachel Tibbetts, David 
McCandless, Benjamin Fenwick. 

letters, Matthew 
Baki, sophomor^ 
business admin||I 
tion, seals an er 
lope. "It's always an 
incredible feeling 
|to help others who 
* . are less fortunate 
than you," said 
arah McCaffrey, 
ihellenic Council 
sident and senior 
in mass communica- 
tions. — Photo by 
Karen Mikols 


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ant ' 

Event provides opportunity to dress for Halloween, 
fund research for children with cancer 

surrounded by envelopes and papers, more than 
600 students supported St. Jude's Hospital as part 
of the nationwide Up 'Til Dawn program. Each 
student wrote 50 letters to friends and family 
asking for donations to the hospital. 

Teams of six or more worked toward raising 
$750 to attend the Up 'Til Dawn celebration 
March 28 at the Chester E. Peters Recreational 

In addition to students attending the event, 
some of St. Jude's patients and their families also 
participated. The families had the opportunity 
to share their experiences in fighting severe ill- 

"There was a guest speaker whose 5 -year- 
old son, Kyler, had retinal cancer," Leeann 
Armstrong, freshman in apparel marketing and 
design, said. "Kyler's mom spoke to us about how 
much St. Jude's helped in their fight against the 
cancer. It was touching to hear her story, and 
I think it helped get everyone in the mood to 
help out." 

The community service proj- 
ect gave the entire campus a way 
to unite by volunteering, said Sol 
Pettit-Scott, senior in chemical 
engineering and executive board 

"This is an amazing event," he 
said. "It's bigger than the greeks, 
bigger than K- State, bigger than the 
residence halls, even bigger than the 
Manhattan community." 

This project fulfilled one of the 
goals for the greek system, said 
Sarah McCaffrey, Panhellenic 
Council president and senior in 
mass communications. 

"One of the cornerstones of the greek system 
at K- State is our emphasis on philanthropy and 
community service," McCaffrey said. "Up 'Til 
Dawn gives fraternity and sorority members, as 
well as the rest of the K- State community, an 
opportunity to come together and raise money to 
support children who desperately need help." 

DRESSED AS Bert and Er- 
nie from "Sesame Street," 
Lindsay Allam, sophomore 
in elementary education, 
and Alicia Zinke, freshman 
in electrical engineering, 
fill out letters at the Up Til 
Dawn benefit. There were 
99 teams gathered to help 
at the benefit in October. 
— Photo by Karen Mikols 

Student Fellowship 

Front row: Martha Barthuly, John Blessing, Tawny Albrecht, 
Brandon Hagman, Amanda Engelman. Back row: Eric Wood, Erin 
Pasold, Landon Grams, Tiah Stipp, Adam Engelman. 

Management Information 
Systems Club 

Front row: Briana DiPierro, Kristine Keil, Jayasri Krishnasamy, Alexia 
Panasuk, Mary Hoke, Kerri Honeyman. Row 2: Vivian Cubilla, Lyndsay 
Manville, Christianne Fairbanks, Ryan Seematter, Matt Totsch. Row 
3: Clint Goodman, Sergio Villasanti Goni, Chad Peterson, Gary Calles, 
Jeremy Eppens, Timothy Lowery. Back row: David Lingerfelt, Kyle 
Webster, Joseph Reynolds, Ethan Peck, Craig Zielke. 

Up Til Dawn 


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Front row: Matt Totsch, Briana DiPierro, Kristine Keil, Christianne 
Fairbanks. Back row: Joseph Reynolds, Kyle Webster, David 
Lingerfelt, Ethan Peck. 



Front row: Nicholas Steffen, Joseph Lesko, Allison Crawford, B.J. 
Anderson, Todd Crawford. Back row: Jim Barnard, Chris Riffel, 
Tristan Pyle, Jonathan Koehler, David Riffel. 

Mentors for 
International Experience 

Front row: Jennifer Burgdorfer, Kristy Rukavina, Kristen Dreier, 
Emily Blessinger, Paul Bowman. Back row: David Handlos, Ross 
Bielefeld, David Jeter, Jeffrey Meisel, Isaac Mark. 

Night without 

a Roof 

by Matt Gorney 

Sleepout gives Silver Key members the 
chance to experience, help homelessness 

UNDER THE MANHATTAN starlight, members of the 
Silver Key Sophomore Honorary brought sleeping bags and 
pillows to the K- State Student Union Plaza Sept. 20. 

To raise awareness of homelessness in Manhattan, 
approximately 20 members spent the night outdoors. 

Silver Key raised nearly $1,600 in the event, which went to 
Manhattan Emergency Shelter. The money bought necessities 
and funded programs the shelter provided for Manhattan 

"It was well worth our time as a group," said April 
Eisenhauer, sophomore in architectural engineering. "I'm 
excited to see what next year's group can do." 

Silver Key began the fund raiser in 1995. The members 
were required to get donations. Last year the sleep out was 
canceled due to the Sept. 11 events, but the group still raised 
$1,850 through donations. 

This year the event was made more personal when the 
group took a field trip before the sleep out. 

"We actually toured the shelter on the day of the sleep out," 
Eisenhauer said. "It made me realize how blessed I am." 

The sleep out also offered the group a chance to get to 
know each other better. Often, members only saw each other 
at their biweekly meetings. 

"We did some group building, some cooperation and some 
getting to know you," Eisenhauer said. "I just wanted to learn 
more about the other members of the group." 

Cassie Ernzen, sophomore in family studies and human 
services, said that the activities were fun and agreed with 
Eisenhauer that the sleep out allowed the group to bond. 

After it started to rain, the group moved its equipment 
under the Union's north overhang. 

"We ended up staying until about 5 or 5:30 a.m.," Ernzen 
said. "It started pouring rain about 2:30 a.m." 

Even though it rained, Ernzen said she had fun. 

"I had a great time with the rest of the members of Silver 
Key," Ernzen said. "I really didn't know what to expect at the 

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OF PEOPLE, Theodore 
Urbanek, sophomore in 
finance and accounting, 
plays a game designed to 
allow members to get to 
know each other at the 
sleep out. Thirty Silver 
Key Sophomore Honorary 
members slept outside 
in the K-State Student 
Union Plaza to benefit 
a homeless shelter in Man- 
hattan. Jimmy Kummer, 
sophomore in electrical 
engineering, said he was 
glad he helped. The day of 
the sleep out, club mem- 
bers had the opportunity 
to tour the shelter and 
see where the money, 
toiletries and supplies 
they collected were being 
used. — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

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by Matt Gorney 

in purple dye, Mary Din- 
slage, freshman in mass 
communications, rings 
out her cloth. "When we 
did the T-shirt tie-dying 
at the pep rally, that was 
huge," Samantha Musil 
graduate in public admin- 
istration and After Hours 
coordinatior said. After 
Hours provided a pep rally 
Friday Sept. 20 before 
the USC football game. 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

After Hours provides students with 
alternative end-of-week activities 

K- STATE AFTER HOURS provided a different setting 
for those who wanted to go out on Friday nights but did not 
want to be part of the Aggieville scene. 

"We view it as alternative programming," said Samantha 
Musil, graduate in public administration and After Hours 
coordinator. "It gives students an alternative to going out 
to the bars but also gives them something to do on Friday 

Musil said K- State was not the only college with a Friday 

"The Friday programming had become popular at 
universities across the country," she said. "All the major 
universities do some sort of programming." 

Free food and a movie were regular activities while 
pumpkin decorating, caricature drawings, sumo wrestling 
and other events were featured throughout the year. 

"I came to watch the movie," Craig Miller, freshman in 
business administration, said Oct. 18. "It gives you something 
else to do instead of going to parties." 

Tim Garrett, sophomore in information systems, said 
because of After Hours' evening activities, caffeinated drinks 
were critical. 

continued on page 198 

TOGETHER. Essence 
Halliburton, senior in mar- 
keting and international 
business; Tramaine Watt, 
senior in human resource 
managment and Doretha 
Henry, senior in sociology, 
sing on karaoke night. 
— Photo by Matt Elliott 

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Minorities in Agriculture, Natural 
Resources and Related Sciences 

Front row: Sarah Velasquez, Carmelita Goossen. Row 2: Julie 
Mayeku, Felicia Walker, Sabrina Belshe, Olgaly Ramos, Titus 
James, Krystal Pittman. Back row: Lawrence Erpelding, Joseph 
Dolezal, Tamara Mack, Bryan Armendariz, Genise Wright, Kevin 

Mortar Board 
National Senior Honorary 

Front row: Meredith Seitz, Mindi Russell, Laura Good, Aaron 
Plattner, Essence Halliburton, Erica Smith, Kimberly Rogers, 
Jennifer Stuck, Jessica Strecker. Row 2: Stacie Corbin, Lucas 
Shivers, Regina Muhoz, Darcy Kern, Crystal Kramer, Latasha 
Pleming, Delvin Higginson, Kari Krier. Back row: Trevor Stiles, 
Jayne Christen, Kate Evans, Elizabeth Love, Tramaine Watts, 
Zachary Cook, Christopher Jackson, Ryan Norris. 

Multicultural Business 
Student Association 

Front row: Thaddeus Murrell, Erica Smith, Mandy Probst, John 
Tansioco. Back row: Tramaine Watts, Andrew Bauman, Mallory 
Meyer, Andrew Burger, Orion Carrington. 

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"The coffee is good," Garrett said. "Anytime you do 
anything after 10 p.m., you need coffee." 

Garrett said music ranked as his favorite part of After 

"I liked the live bands the first week I came," he said. 
"Live music is always good." 

Each week, 200 to 300 people attended, Musil said. More 
popular activities attracted larger numbers. 

T-shirt tie -dying at the pep rally was a popular activity. 
"For the pep rally, there were over 500 (people). We were out 
of T-shirts at 10 p.m.," Musil said. 

Musil said the goal of After Hours was to conduct quality 
programming that would benefit a majority of students. She 
said even with a small budget, After Hours kept the cost of 
admission free, provided good entertainment and quality 

"That's one of the philosophies behind it," Musil said. 
"Give students something they can do without paying for 

Elizabeth Cronn, freshman in kinesiology, said she was 
a fan of the price. 

"My favorite thing is that it's free and fun," Cronn said. 
"I have no money to go out and do stuff." 

After Hours began in fall 2001 as First Friday, but in 
fall 2002 had expanded from once a month to every Friday. 
Musil said the change helped people remember when it was 
and accommodated increased popularity. 

"It went over good," she said. "They had good attendance 

records and thought it would be better to have it every Friday 

rather than just the First Friday." 

- RALLY, Allen Hisken, 
senior in music 
education, plays the 
sousaphone. "There 
was over 500 (people)," 
said Samantha Musil, 
graduate in public 
administration and 
After Hours coordina- 
tor. "Usually we have 
anywhere from 200 to 
300." — Photo by 
Matt Stamey 


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the DVD-ROM. 

UNION courtyard, 
Sol Pettit-Scott, senior 
in chemical engineer- 
ing, serenades his friend 
Sarah Sourk, senior in 
political science. "It was 
just unprofessed platonic 
love that caused me to 
sing," Pettit-Scott said. 
— Photo by Matt Elliott 

Multicultural Student 
Honor Society 

Front row: Thaddeus Murrell, Kristina Helms, Lee Rivers, Erica 
Smith, Tram Huynh, Amanda Hurley. Row 2: Akua Crum, Lacey 
Beamon, Kimberlyn Ware, John Tansioco, Michael Ho, Kelly 
Williams. Back row: Crystal Kramer, John Nguyen, Brian Oli- 
veras, Joseph Dolezal, Travis Miller, Raymond Wilcox, Tramaine 

Pan-Hellenic Council 


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Front row: Joseph Allen, Shawn Johnson, Brandon Clark, Orion 
Carrington. Back row: Micheal Bass, Eva Jones, Jimmie Neal, 
Edward King, Ebonie Baker. 

National Residence 
Hall Honorary 

Front row: Bryan Murphy, Justin Mend, Jessica Dickson, 
Stephanie Swainston, Martha Barthuly, Michael R. Smith. Back 
row: Jeff Olin, Chad Cleary, Brad Kaufmann, Scott Tystad, 
Craig Wanklyn, Andrew Bell, James Stoutenborough. 

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mixed dough for 288 
cookies, Chris Wise- 
man, senior in bakery 
science management, 
loads a sheet of dough 
into the oven. Some 
days the club had a 
line of people waiting 
outside for 15 minutes 
before the doors 
opened. — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

TO PREPARE for baking 

braided French bread, 

Melanie Haines, senior 

in bakery science 

management, rolls 

out a strand of bread 

dough. "It's work, but 

more fun to 90 percent 

of us," Kelly Grant, 

sophomore in bakery 

science management, 

said. — Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 

by Kristen Day 

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Bakery Science Club creates cookies, bread every 
week to raise money, gain hands-on experience 

THE SWEET AROMA of cookies engulfed the baking 
lab of Shellenberger Hall. Cookie recipes were mixed and 
loaves of bread formed in their pans. Ingredient after ingredi- 
ent was tossed into the 80 -quart mixing bowls. 

Tuesdays, Bakery Science Club members fired up their 
ovens for the weekly Wednesday bake sale. 

From bakery science management to engineering, any- 
one was welcome to be a part of the club. 

"It's just crazy to get the job done," Kelly Grant, sopho- 
more in bakery science management, said. "The ones who 
went every week, we got really close." 

Preparations were finished Wednesdays before the sale. 

"We mixed the breads on Tuesday and baked them on 

Wednesday; that way, they were baked fresh," Grant said. 
"People told us they could smell the bread all the way from 
the street." 

Some weeks the club sold out of cookies and other weeks 
they sold out of bread. It was a gamble to guess which would 
sell the most, Grant said. 

Whether customers craved breads, cookies or the fea- 
tured item of the week, the club provided the cure. 

"Once in a while I would take my time leaving my lab 
on Wednesdays so I could stop by and buy a sugar cookie 
or two," Katherine Spiess, freshman in animal sciences and 
industry, said. "I could never walk by and not be drawn in by 
the smell of fresh cookies." 

Bakery Science 


by Michelle Wilmes 

brown bag luncheon lounge 

Adult Student Services offers non-traditional 
students place to eat, study, socialize 

DESIGNED with non-traditional students 
in mind, Adult Student Services offered Brown 
Bag Lunches twice each week to provide a time 
and place students could interact. 

The program started in 1986 with speakers 
who discussed topics ranging from financial aid 
to family counseling to stress management. 

Nancy Bolsen, director of Adult Student 
Services, said the original idea was student 
driven and the Association of Adults Returning 
to School was responsible for the format and 

When the last non-traditional student 
organization disbanded in 1995, Adult Student 
Services took over the responsibility for making 
room arrangements with the K- State Student 
Union Reservation Office. 

"Through the years, I think the opportunity 
to have a designated space to call their own has 
allowed them to meet new friends," Bolsen said. 
"It has provided information through resources 
and referrals, giving students a place to come 
and share experiences, a quiet space to regroup, 
a place to network with other adult students, a 
comfort zone and it makes a statement to feel 

acknowledged, valued and respected." 

Douglas Gibson, student in open-option, 
said socializing, relating to other adults and 
participating in group therapy were benefits 
of the lunches. Gibson attended the lunches for 
three years, and said he rarely missed them. 

"There are only two things that would keep 
me from missing the lunches," he said. "Those 
would be if I were contained in a rubber room 
or if I were in prison." 

The lunches were offered each Tuesday and 
Wednesday during the semester, including 
finals week. Throughout the first weeks of each 
semester, information about services offered 
through Adult Student Services was presented. 

If a student was a parent, married, 25 years 
old or was starting or returning to higher 
education after a three-year absence, Adult 
Student Services offered a one -stop shop, 
Bolsen said. 

"Adult students, both undergraduate and 
graduate, make up about 21 percent of the entire 
student body," Bolsen said. "This provides an 
excellent opportunity for those students to 
interact with one another." 

HIS LUNCH in front of 
him, Douglas Gibson, 
student in open-option, 
eats lunch during the 
Brown Bag Lunch Oct. 
5, which was spon- 
sored by Adult Student 
Services. The program 
offered non-traditional 
students a chance 
to socialize with one 
another. "We like to talk 
about what we want to 
be when we grow up," 
Gibson said. — Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

Order of 

Front row: Sarah Sourk, Meredith Seitz, Megan Bonewitz, Abi- 
gail Doornbos, Emily Forsse. Row 2: Stephanie Arnold, Sol Pet- 
tit-Scott, Sarah McCaffrey, Erin Kessinger, Bridget Bass, Nicho- 
las Seglie. Back row: Darin Guries, Trevor Stiles, Jessica Shamet, 
Gretchen Hammes, Kate Evans, J. Timothy Lindemuth. 


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Front row: Kasper Andersen, M. Tanner Clagett, Melissa 
Good, Jesse Greenwald. Row 2: Maria Dudley, Adam Lamble, 
Byron Oyler, Aaron Brown, Jonathan Rothwell, Brian Correll. 
Row 3: C. Travis Bradshaw, Sean C. Smith, Tyler Habiger, Eric 
Mielke, Matthew Beavers, David Hicks. Back row: Brian Matson, 
Jessica Hostin, Anne Parker, Rex Westmeyer, Darin Genereux, 
Christopher Armstrong, Michael Mueller. 

Park and Recreation 
Management Club 

Front row: Samantha Walker, Cherie Riffey, William Pryor, 
Ryan Rohr, Levi Gantenbein, Jean Lephay, Chris Rocco. Row 2: 
Justin Roberts, Scott Skucius, Bennett Orton, John Lawrence, 
Rachel Solomon, Jefry Hanson, Charles Hewins. Back row: 
Brian Muttee, Justin Wren, Michael Barton, Sidney Stevenson, 
Jason Goin. 

Phi Theta 

Front row: Kara Mere, Lesley Rotramel, Krista Nichols, Emily 
Tharp. Row 2: Holly Schroeder, Kaci Starr, Vanessa Taylor, 
Katie Pinkall, Megan M. McKee, Adria Jordan. Back row: Aaron 
Pflughoft, Lisse Regehr, Michelle Haupt, Steven Huff, Kendra 
Newquist, Jason Govreau. 

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Phi Upsilon 

Front row: Kelsey Kohn, Jennifer Beckman, Amy Horgan, 
Dianne Redler, Sara Reppert, Sarah Allen. Back row: Sonya 
Britt, Hailey Gillespie, Karen Pence, Breanne Paul, Emily Walker, 
Amy Weaver. 


Front row: Lukas Sorensen, Jason Terry, Audra Dudte, William 
Buchanan. Back row: David Edward Thompson, Matthew 
Peterworth, William Schwartz. 

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CROSS RACE Nov. 10, 
Scott Hammack, graduate 
student in mechanical 
engineering, jumps over 
a barrier on the cycling 
track. The race was the 
second annual CrossLogic 
Cyclocross Challenge in 
English Landing Park in 
Parkville, Mo. "To recruit 
members for the team 
this year, we made stickers 
that looked like address 
labels with the meeting 
times on them and stuck 
them on people's bikes 
on campus," Hammack 
said. "We got quite a bit of 
response from doing this." 
— Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

arid Over 
the Barrier 

by Michelle Wilmes 

Intense, weekly practices prepare 
cyclers for local, national competitions 

CYCLING CLUB competitions differed depending on 
the season. Other than mountain and road races, the cyclers 
participated in cyclocross races that required more than just 
riding bikes. 

"In the cyclocross race, once we reach a barrier, we have 
to get off the bikes and carry them over the barrier," said 
Scott Hammack, vice president and graduate student in 
mechanical engineering. "After we're over the barriers, we 
continue down the trail until we reach another barrier, and 
the whole process starts over again." 

Aside from the different types of races members 
participated in, the opponents also varied. Public races were 
open for anyone, including professionals. Collegiate races 
offered a closer contest since skills and ages were similar and 
because fewer racers competed, Hammack said. 

Because of the unpredictable competition in the public 
races, Hammack said the team wasn't able to accurately 
gauge their skill. 

"We did training rides three times a week," Mark Smelser, 
freshman in mechanical engineering, said. "Once a week we 
would do an intense short ride. Another time we would do 
a medium-level, medium-length ride. And the other would 
last for about four hours, but it wouldn't be as intense." 

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Front row: Sarah Hawthorne, Crystal Thomas, Sara Roberts. 
Row 2: Elizabeth Kopper, Yolanda Wolk, Ellen Brockschmidt, 
Nicole Kreimendahl, Megan Halepeska. Back row: Chad Yeager, 
Karen Kessler, Keeley Bailey, Megan Guilfoil, Amy Shearer, 
Thomas Simms. 

Therapy Club 

Front row: Ann Puetz, Jennifer Lynn. Back row: Erin Grennan, 
Gretchen Gehrt, Natalie Marin, Melissa Dubois, Jill Sump. 



Up and Over 
continued from page 205 

To mentally prepare for the races, team members took 
practice seriously. 

Smelser said his first major race Sept. 28 in Nebraska 
made him nervous because he wasn't sure about the trail 
and the competitions. Despite his anxiety, he won. 

"I did a whole lot better than I thought I did," Smelser 
said. "The hills weren't what I was used to, but I did my best 
and I won." 

In addition to competing against local teams, such as 
the University of Kansas and the University of Nebraska, the 
club also competed in Burlington, Vt. at the national level 
in October. 

"As a team we finished 55th out of 130, which wasn't 
bad," Hammack said. "We learned a lot about the race by 
competing in it. Hopefully we can use this knowledge in 
order to prepare to compete at the national level again." 

BRAD PATTON, senior in 
sociology, leads two of his 
opponents in the Cyclo- 
cross race Nov. 10. "I prefer 
racing in collegiate races 
over public ones," Patton 
said. "They are more laid 
back, and because we're 
all of similar age, it's more 
of a party atmosphere." 
— Photo by Matt Potchad 

Scott Hammack, 
graduate student in 
mechanical engineering, 
approaches the finish 
line in the race Nov. 10. 
Hammack said he origi- 
nally joined the group 
because it was compa- 
rable to his interests, 
and he thought it would 
provide a good source 
of physical exercise. 
— Photo by Matt Elliott 

Therapy Club 

Front row: Carla Feldkamp, Jennifer L. Williams, Rebecca 
Wehmueller, Kristin Holthaus. Row 2: Megan Frazee, Jamie 
Runnebaum, Amy Meek, Ashley M. Smith, Shala Hall. Back row: 
Travis Nichols, David Brandenburg. 

Medicine Club 

Front row: Annie Peterson, Diane Schrempp, Ginny Penn, 
Heather Langton, Andrea Falcetto, Ann Molloy, Talia Toles. 
Row 2: Stefanie Cunningham, Kayla Seib, Jessica Hall, Aubry 
Richardson, Christie Locher, Janet Davidson, Lindsay Franz. 
Back row: Terri Becker, Rebecca Allemand, Brandon Senger, 
Lindsay Drosselmeyer, Danielle Bailey, Audree Bazil, Eric 

Medicine Club 

Front row: Jennifer McCallum, Erin Hiskett, Jennifer M. 
Ramsey, Jennifer Boland, Elizabeth Warren, Beth Ross. Row 2: 
Katrina Fox, Larissa Lill, Tonya Daws, Kristina Freeman, Kate 
Jacob, Emily Gaugh. Back row: Brittany Kreimandahl, Heather 
Zsamba, Jami Conley, Carly Shotton, Aimee Noel, Tenisha 
Pettus, Sarah Maddox. 




Front row: Stacia Wood, Briana Curry, Jami Bacon, Autumn 
Kleiner, Alexis Leroy, Leah Tenpenny, Dianna Brose, Christina 
Hotsenpiller. Row 2: Mitchell Murray, Brandon Dreyer, Nicholas 
Redman, Lucas Haag, Adam Kipp, Grant Boyer. Back row: Guy 
Bracken, Curtis Hawkins, Brett Curry, Jeff Jones, Kenneth 
McClure, Barry Hebb, Cory Wiese. 


Jonathan Archer, Summer Alford, Stacey Pryal, Virginia Barnard, 
Scott Rogers. 

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RON MADL, Chess Club 
faculty adviser, plays 
against Dustin Stafford, 
freshman in milling sci- 
ence and management. 
The club met twice a week 
and allowed members 
to sharpen their skill. "I 
joined because I have 
always been interested 
in chess," Craig Wilson, 
sophomore in information 
systems, said. — Photo by 
Karen Mikols 

Fawns in 
the Game 

by Lindsey Jones 

Club provides outlet, social atmosphere for 
students, Manhattan chess enthusiasts 

KNOCKS MINGLED with loud chatter in K- State Student 
Union 206. James Wymore, sophomore in pre -medicine, 
stared at the game board. He was in deep concentration, but 
not so much as to miss the banter of his friends. 

"I like the all-around activity of what you do in Chess 
Club," Wymore said. "You keep it moving, keep it fun, keep 
it loud. We tend to get a little loud and verbally abusive." 

The only serious thing about the club was fun, he said. 

"We're always throwing remarks at each other," said 
Jason Stangle, president and junior in animal sciences and 
industry. "If it was serious all the time, I'd probably drop it. 
We're normal people. We're not like Bobby Fischer. We don't 
think and live chess - we have real lives." 

Reasons behind joining the club varied from avoiding 
homework to enjoying a social outlet. 

"I like the competition and getting to know people, just 
outside of the actual game," Craig Wilson, sophomore in 
information systems, said. "It can allow you to meet different 
students. It's also good for the mind. It's a lot of strategy and 
thinking, which is always a good thing." 

Wymore said he liked the mental challenge. 

"Playing chess makes my brain function in ways that 
school doesn't," he said. "It makes the brain work every now 
and then and causes me to focus on control and general 
attacking strategies." 

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Redden. Row 2: Charles Amstutz, Francis Hoover, Troy Harding 
Jeremy Brown. Back row: Paul Schnelzle, Paul Hopson, Darrin 
Achenbach, William L. Ramsey. 

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in mechanical engineer- 
ing times Kris Anupindi, 
May 2002 graduate in 
engineering, while he 
speaks during a Toast- 
masters meeting, Tues. 
Nov. 5. "I've developed my 
ability to speak in front of 
large groups of people," 
Buchanan said. — Photo 
by Drew Rose 

Sexual Health Awareness 
Peer Educators 

Front row: Christiana Cooper, Jessica Henson, Abigail Maze, 
Abbra Graverson, Charrece Elzy. Back row: Erin Curry, Katherine 
McKenzie, Brian Hall, Meredith Duncan, Derrick Miller, Joshua 

Sigma Kappa 
Executive Committee 

Front row: Sarah L. Barron, Pamela Mosher, Keelin Counihan, 
Calie Veerhusen. Back row: Erica Dale, Kylar Tharp, Lynlee 
Landrum, Kristina Von Fange, Regan Rose. 

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by Natalie Gervais 

practice makes perfect 

Club provides opportunity to speak in public, 
overcome nervousness associated with speech 

ACCORDING TO A SURVEY reported in the Book of 
Lists, a fear of public speaking was ranked No. 1 while the 
fear of death was ranked No. 2. 

"People are intimidated by speaking in front of others 
because they are afraid of rejection," Mark Pultz, freshman 
in business administration, said. "Nobody wants to look like 
they don't know what they are talking about." 

Twenty members of Powercat Masters Toastmasters met 
every Tuesday in Durland Hall for an hour to augment their 
public speaking skills. 

"Toastmasters consists of everyone getting a chance to 
speak through different roles," said Audra Dudte, senior in 
architectural engineering. "These roles include speaking, 
evaluating, answering impromptu questions or telling a 

At each meeting, members were given the opportunity to 
conduct meetings, present one-to two-minute speeches over 
an assigned topic or evaluate the given speeches by pointing 
out strengths and weaknesses. 

"I went from being a person who could barely finish a 
sentence without saying 'uh' at least twice and now I can speak 
for 10 minutes without any verbal faux pas," said William 
Schwartz, junior in construction science and management. "I 
actually enjoy the opportunity to speak to a group of people, 
no matter who they are." 

Famous Toastmasters 

Tim Allen, actor, star of TV series "Home Improvement" 

Debbie Fields Rose, founder, Mrs. Fields Cookies 

Tara Dawn Holland, Miss America 1997 

K.C. Jones, former basketball coach of the NBA's Boston Celtics 

James Lovell, former U.S. astronaut: missions included Apollo 13 

Pat Roberts, U.S. congressman, Republican from Kansas 

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Grecian, Leah Pence, April Eisenhauer, Kortney Steinhurst, Eleri Griffin. Row 2: 
Kari Strelcheck, Cassandra Ernzen, Rebecca Thrasher, Rebecca Davidson, Emily 
Meissen, Rebakha Schmidtberger, Susan Arnold. Row 3: Mark Lindgren, Benjamin 
Moore, Victoria Luhrs, Erin Ludvicek, Erin Slattery, Peter Elsasser, Jesse Newton. 
Back row: Stephen Cost, Matthew Todd Hall, Seth Sanders, Graham Ripple, William 
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hattan resident and '87 
K-State graduate, and Roy 
Martin, custodial services, 
protest in front of the 
Alumni Center against 
sending U.S. troops into 
Iraq, Nov. 11. Campus 
Greens and the Manhat- 
tan Alliance for Peace and 
Justice began demon- 
strating from 4:30 to 5: 
30 p.m. Oct. 7. The groups 
returned at the same 
time every Monday and 
Tuesday until December. 
Campus Greens was a 
campus organization for 
the Green Party. 
— Photo by Drew Rose 

War Rally," Rachael Griess, 
senior in biology, holds 
up a sign on the corner of 
17th and Anderson. Presi- 
dent of Campus Greens, 
Willie Wake, said a benefit 
from their demonstra- 
tion was showing older 
generations that young 
adults care about what 
happens in America. "A lot 
of people in their 40s and 
50s say the younger gen- 
eration is apathetic and 
they don't do anything," 
he said. "This shows we 
care about the future of 
our country." — Photo by 
Drew Rose 

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MAPJ and Green Party demonstrate 
against military action toward Iraq 

AFTER PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH spoke to the U.N. General 
Assembly, Sept. 12, warning the threat of Iraqi weapons, Campus Greens 
and the Manhattan Alliance for Peace and Justice members began 
demonstrating on the corner of 17th and Anderson with signs reading 

"In the media, we're kind of herded to go to war without understanding 
the reasons," Greens adviser Jon Tveite said. "There are a lot of people in 
the country who don't think war is best for our country." 

Campus Greens, a group comprised mainly of students in the Green 
Party, was committed to environmentalism, non-violence and social 
justice, according to its Web site, 

"The Green Party is against war," said Willie Wake, club president and 
freshman in political science. "A lot of us are pacifists — we want peace. 
(Demonstrating) gives us an outlet to demonstrate our frustrations." 

Oct. 10 and 11, U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, respectively, 
approved a resolution granting Bush authority to wage war against Iraq. 
The legislative bodies asked Bush to seek support from the U.N. Security 
Council and work to build an international coalition before invading. 

Nov. 8, the United Nations approved a mandate to send inspectors to 
Iraq to search for and remove weapons of mass destruction. 

"It feels good, like what we did was vindicated," Wake said. "A lot of 
Americans protested. I just hope the U.S. gives the U.N. a chance to work 
how it's supposed to." 

Tveite said one reason they demonstrated was to question the way 
Bush and the government moved into the situation. 

"They have a program," he said. "If you look at the polls, many 
people have deeply mixed feeling about this. I think some people support 
the president because he is the president. But if you asked them if they 
thought they were in danger from Iraq, they wouldn't agree." 

Campus Greens was not anti-military or angry at the national 
government like some protesters, Tveite said. 

"We're good Americans," he said, "but just don't like the form our 
foreign policy is headed in." 

Although the War Resolution passed Nov. 8 and U.N. inspections 
started Nov. 27, demonstrations continued every Monday and Tuesday. 

"We're exercising our freedoms," Wake said. "Very few citizens go out 
and exercise freedoms they're entitled to besides voting. The harder we 
exercise our freedoms, the harder it will be to try and take them away in 
the future." 

Snow Ski Club 

John Latham, William Kelly, David Burch. 

Social Work 

Front row: Janice Dinkel, Jamie McNeil, Michelle Rodriguez, 
Dorethea McQuilliam. Back row: Charity Chambers, Rita 
Stuewe, Kathy Stork, Jenna Garten. 

Society of 
Automotive Engineers 

Front row: B. Terry Beck, Paul Woods. Row 2: Adam M. Fisher, 
Roji Philip, Christopher Schott, Robert Caplinger, Andrew Ray. 
Back row: Jesse B. Hale, Benjamin Mitchell, Mark Harrison. 

Campus Greens 


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obstacles affect performance 

Young, junior in engineer- 
ing , guards Jeffrey Wilke, 
senior in civil engineering, 
at practice in Lawrence at 
Sport 2 Sport. The team 
went to Lawrence to 
practice drills rather than 
scrimmage like they nor- 
mally do at Skate City. 
— Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

competition against more skilled players 
proves positive for teams improvement 

JUNCTION CITY'S POPULATION increased by 12 K- State students 
for three hours Thursday nights when roller hockey went to practice. 

"It's the only place within 100 miles that will have us," Coach Jerry 
Remsbecker said. "We pay $7 a head for three hours of practice, but the 
deal is that it has to be open to the general public, too." 

Inside Skate City, the team practiced on a roller-skating rink against 
other players from Fort Riley and Junction City. 

"It hurts us a lot," Johnna Layer, freshman in business administration, 
said. "We don't play up to anyone else's level, so here a lot of the guys will 
slack off and nobody plays up to their potential. The rink is bigger at the 
games and here it's small. We don't 
have the right boards, so many fac- 
tors hurt us because we don't have 
some things." 

Halfway through the season, 
the team's 3-5-1 record reflected 
its inexperience. 

"The season isn't going as 
well as we'd like it to go," Terence 
Takeguchi, senior in management, 
said. "We lost some key guys last 
year, but we definitely have some 
talented freshmen on the team this 
year. It's taken a lot for this team to 
come together." 

The league's challengers also posted obstacles. 

"Competition is much higher than it's ever been," Remsbecker said. 
"Two years ago when I started, we ran the league. There was not any com- 
petition. Last year there were three competitive teams and this year there 
were only three teams left from last year. All the new teams that came in 
were incredibly good, so every game was a stretch for us." 

Despite difficulties at the league level, the team managed to enjoy its 
Junction City practices and interaction with skaters from Fort Riley. 

"We get out there and have a lot of fun," Layer said. "It's just a lot of 
big guys out there with sticks and the people from Fort Riley put a little bit 
of a twist to it. A lot of them are good. It gets more players for us, because 
some nights we only get 12 players from K- State who show up." 

"In some ways (practicing with Fort Riley skaters) helps us and some 
ways it hurts us. If they don't show up we can actually practice and do 
drills, but it's nice having them there." 

SUITING UP, Ben Murphy, 
senior in social science, 
gets ready for the roller 
hockey team's practice in 
Lawrence at Sport 2 Sport. 
The team rented the rink 
for a two-hour practice 
for a change from their 
regular practice facility in 
Junction City. "Practicing 
at Skate City, helps and 
it hurts, what I see more 
than anything else since 
we are unable to actually 
have a practice and all 
we do is scrimmage, we 
reinforce bad habits," 
Coach Jerry Remsbecker 
said. — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

Roller Hockey 


STAGE at the Open House 
Fashion Show organized 
by Apparel Marketing 
and Design Alliance April 
6. "The clothes in the 
show were on loan from 
Manhattan retail stores, 
if we brought them back 
in good condition," show 
coordinator Renee Frazey, 
senior in apparel market- 
ing and design, said. 
— Photo by Zach Long 

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Front row: Douglas Zerr, Chad Bailey, Raju Dandu, Jeremy Millard, 
Jessica Millard, Donald Buchwald. Back row: Daniel Mathewson, 
Brandon Hurd, Leathan Nutsch, Paul Homan. 

Society of Women 

Front row: Abbie Whited, Erinn Morray, Kristine Sheedy, 
Elizabeth Mitchell, Brandi Kendrick. Back row: Pamela Larson, 
Christine Whetstine, Laura Beth Bienhoff, Sarah Czerniewski, 
Edelis Ocasio. 

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by Jennifer Newberry 

Careful detailed planning helps make Fashion Show a popular event, 
mini walk-throughs prepare models, event committee members 

WALKING DOWN THE RUNWAY to the theme of 
"American Graffiti," 12 models participated in the second 
annual Fashion Show at the All -University Open House, 
April 6. 

Planning for the show began December 2001 for 
coordinators Renee Frazey and Jennifer Rogers, seniors in 
apparel marketing and design. 

"When we all got back in January, planning was from 
then until the day of the show," Frazey said. "It took four 

Three committees worked to find models, select clothing, 
and create the set designs. 

Most of the clothing for the show came from Manhattan 
retail stores, though some of the clothing designs came from 
the apparel marketing and design program. 

"There was an on-call in the (design) program (for 
students to submit designs)," Frazey said. "Some students 
actually had their own designs in the show." 

Amber Fort, head of the set design committee and junior 
in apparel marketing and design, helped brainstorm ideas for 
the look of the show. 

"A backdrop was painted to be a brick wall and we had 
graffiti painted on the wall," Fort said. "We also had trash, 
old tires and trash cans with fake fire in them." 

Creating the set took nearly three weeks for the committee 
to complete, Fort said. 

"It was down to the wire of getting it done, but we got it 
done," Fort said. "It took two nights to paint the brick and 
then we took it to a guy to put the graffiti on, which took one 

Having goals for the show helped keep everything 
on schedule, but their most important goal was meeting 
deadlines, Rogers said. 

Practices also kept the show on schedule. 

"There were two mini walk-throughs to help the models 
know where to walk," Rogers said. "The morning of the show, 
we had a full dress walk-through, complete with music, 
clothing and staging." 

The event was popular at the open house and the crowd 
proved it, Frazey said. 

"We had two shows lasting 20 minutes each," Frazey said. 
"They were both full to capacity." 

Steel Ring Professional Engineering 
Honor Society 

Front row: Ray Hightower, Abigail Seim, Erin Halbleib, Valerie 
Kircher. Row 2: Craig Dickerson, Katie Malm, Mackenzie Dewerff, 
Amber Seba, Michele Eidam, Fonda Kimball. Row: 3 Brady Myers, 
Michael Poggie, Kyle Grabill, Benjamin Sommers, Christopher 
Archer, Brandon Hanschu, Daniel Croft. Back row: Eric Matzke, 
Nathan Oleen, Travis Stryker, Lance Eftink, Lance Harter, Mat- 
thew Overstake, Tomek Rys. 

Student Alumni 

First row: Julie Quackenbush, Meredith Seitz, Tina Hoobler, Leslie Dubois, 
Theodore Urbanek. Row 2: Jared Wiesner, Kaylene Mick, Melissa Colgan, 
Lindsey George, Molly Caton, Sarah Ashley. Row 3: Seth Bridge, Kristy 
Tredway, Naureen Kazi, Lance Zimmerman, John O'Hara, Darin Guries, 
Blake Bauer. Back row: Mandy Achilles, Jill Merkel, Shannon Marshall, 
Tramaine Watts, Victoria Luhrs, Michelle Molander, Beth Ludlum. 

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Student Chapter of the Journalism 
Education Association 

Front row: Emily Cherry, Jennifer Rezac, Lindsey Thorpe, Lori 
Wilson. Back row: Nabil Shaheen, Lindsay Porter, Matthew 
Gorney, Michelle Wilmes, Kelly Glasscock. 

Student Dietetic 

Front row: Jennifer Tenebehn, Karla Kepley, Lindsey Edmonds, 
Abby Biggs, Erin Schmidt. Row 2: Tatyana El-Kour, Tammy 
Goetz, Kimberly Kerschen, Carol Calkins, Miriam Litfin-Salt, 
Terra Frieling. Back row: Janae Svoboda, Susan Manning, Lisa 


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Front row: Sarah Fisher, Tamara Felts, Angela Avitia, Stephanie 
Ramm, Stephanie Grecian. Row 2: Diane Hinrichs, Katherine 
Jarmer, Laura Good, Jessica Thompson, Memory Homeier, 
Leslie Hill, Lindsey Hoch. Back row: Grant Helmers, Bianca 
Luna, Shala Hall, Kelsey Deets, Ashlea Landes, Rebekah 
Penner, Abbey Koch, Kimberly Gewain. 

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AFTER the shoe auc- 
tion, Meredith Moore, 
sophomore in fine arts 
and Marie Konarikjunior 
in pre-dentistry and 
geology, peel up yellow 
stickers that simulated the 
yellow brick road. "I work 
at a shoe store and I heard 
it was a shoe auction, so I 
thought it might be fun," 
Janie Hammerschmidt, 
freshman in fine arts, said. 
— Photo by Karen Mikols 


discuss the shoe donated 

by Bill Snyder at the shoe 

auction to benefit the 

Beach Art Museum. "I saw 

the opening bids and the 

prices were more than 

I could pay," Meredith 

Moore, sophomore in fine 

arts, said. "I have to pay 

rent, otherwise I'd just be 

a girl with some shoes and 

no home." — Photo by 

Karen Mikols 

by Lindsey Thorpe 

designer shoes auctioned 

Students contribute to museum 
events, fund-raising activities 

FOR ONE EVENING, 1950s decorations and memora- 
bilia and the Student Friends of the Marianna Kistler Beach 
Museum of Art, brought Dorothy, Toto and 30 shoes back 
from the Golden Age to the Manhattan Country Club on 
Nov. 8. 

The Student Friends helped the Friends of the Beach Mu- 
seum of Art acquire funds to defray the expense of publish- 
ing a hardcover book featuring 50 items from the museum's 
permanent collection. 

To raise funds, the Friends and Student Friends orga- 
nized a silent auction of 30 shoes designed by local celeb- 
rities and artists. The theme of the evening, "Beyond Oz 
. . . Dorothy Goes Fab '50s," was incorporated through the 
decorations and music. 

"We serve as the 'go -to' girls," Meredith Moore, sopho- 
more in fine arts, said. "We'll help set up and be there if they 
need anything. As payment, we get to attend for free and rub 
elbows with the fancy folks." 

Student Friends sold raffle tickets, assisted with the silent 
auction and set up and took down decorations. 

"They are always so willing to help," Deloris Bertland, 
fund-raising chairperson, said. "We really couldn't do it 
without them." 

Marie Konarik, junior in geology, said students from all 
majors were welcome to join the group. 

"Art is not the main emphasis of the group," she said. 
"Just because you're not an artist doesn't mean this can't be 
interesting or fun." 

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Kelly Cool, junior in civil 

engineering and co-chair 

of the Concrete Canoe 

team, prepares the canoe 

for one of it's many stages. 

"It has many different 

layers before we actually 

get to add the concrete," 

Cool said. — Photo by 

Drew Rose 

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by Renee McDaniel 

Students continue concrete canoe tradition, 
have home advantage for competition 

WITH REMNANTS of cement canoes of yesteryear 
stacked along the wall, the 2003 K- State Concrete Canoe 
Team calculated to ensure the continuation of a strong 

The Concrete Canoe was an experience for the students 
who constructed it piece by piece, said Tricia Petr and Kelly 
Cool, co -chairs and juniors in civil engineering. 

Petr and Cool said organizing the project and raising 
funds were the toughest parts. 

"The construction part is fairly easy," Petr said. "It is just 
getting stuff done on time that is kind of tricky." 

The boat was not held together with typical concrete 
consisting of large rocks and heavy sand. Glass beads and 
other alternative materials, were used to make the canoe 
light enough to float even when filled with water. 

Competing schools offered the project as a class within 
their curriculum, but K- State did not offer the same option. 

"It is all on our own time and money," Cameron 
McGown, senior in civil engineering, said. "We do fund 
raising and we have corporate sponsors along with a few 
local contractors." 

With annual costs of $ 10,000, McGown said sponsorships 
were as vital to the continuation of the program, as all of the 
student hours dedicated to the construction of the canoe. 

"We have to do a paper outlining the process and 
everything," McGown said. "If we totaled up all of our 
hours and what we would get paid if this were an actual job, 
it would be somewhere around $80,000." 

The team of around 30 civil engineering students 
constructed the canoe to participate in a regional 
competition which tests the agility, longevity and speed of 
the canoe. 

The regional competition at Tuttle Creek Dam and 
Reservoir, April 24-26, gave K- State a home advantage. 

"Since I have been at K- State, the University of Nebraska 
has not had a boat that has finished a race," McGown said. 

Students for Environmental 
Action — Officers 

Rachael Griess, Erin E. Green, Taylor Miller. 

Students in Free 

Front row: Elizabeth Bencomo, Casie Hopp, Shauna Hopp, 
Catherine Deters. Row 2: Jaime Joyce, Erin Thurlow, Laurel 
Bammerlin, Thomas McMullen, Eric Mies, Donita Whitney- 
Bammerlin. Row 3: Kent Mailen, James Ryan, Rachel Barnaby, 
Angie Crist, Scott M. Ackerman, Denise Huggins, Brooke 
Ensign, Aimee Cross. Back row: Brian Dickason, Kyle Yaege, 
Brad Vining, Marc Shaffer, Megan Koelling, Carady Morris, 
Travis Stude. 

Tau Beta 

Front row: Kari Frey, Anita Berg, Katherine Maike, Tara Conk- 
ling, Valerie Kruglik. Back row: Michelle Duggan, Natalie Fran- 
cel, Andrea Conkling, Amanda Schowengerdt, Abigail Berger, 
Kathryn Seymour. 

Concrete Canoe 


Going the 

Extra Mile 

by Lindsey Jones 

Club yields every effort to help enhance 
community, build personal relationships 

A BLACK TRASH BAG filled with unrecog- 
nizable bits of rubbish sat in the grass alongside 
Kansas Highway 18. 

"Eww, what's that?" Brandon Damas, fresh- 
man in architectural engineering, said, point- 
ing at the lump of trash. "It looks like a dead 

On Nov. 10, members of the Pre -Veterinary 
Medicine Club gathered at the entrance to the 
Manhattan Regional Airport for a community 
service project cleaning up the highway. 

"We try to do it once a semester," said Jen- 
nifer M. Ramsey, vice president and senior in 
microbiology, "depending on the weather." 

The club members spent approximately 
90 minutes picking up litter along a two -mile 
stretch of highway. 

In addition to highway litter control, the club 
participated in several philanthropic events. 

"We help out at the animal shelter, too," Lar- 
issa Lill, president and junior in life sciences, said. 
"We'll normally bathe and groom the animals to 
get them ready for adoption." 

Lill said they also helped a local wildlife 
refuge and wanted to expand their services. 

"This year we're going to try to do a bake sale, 

but with animal treats," Lill said. "We're always 
trying to come up with new things to do." 

Though community service was a huge part 
of the club's substance, members made time for 
fund-raising, Charissa Wood, sophomore in 
animal sciences and industry, said. 

"We have fund-raising activities where we 
work the football games, clean Bramlage or sell 
T-shirts at the National Pre -Veterinary Medi- 
cine Symposium," Wood said. "All the fund 
raising goes toward sending our members to 
the NPVMS." 

Study time and friendships were important 
to club members, Wood said. 

"We do things as a club so that people can get 
to know each other," she said. "We have review 
sessions where people in the club can review for 
a test and study. We're a support group for each 
other. You make friends through the club." 

Lill said projects like the highway clean-up 
were an important part of the club. 

"Working within the community, helping the 
environment and all of those things fit in with 
animals and led back to veterinary medicine," 
Lill said. "It's just a way to help the community 
and keep it clean." 

Union Program 

Front row: Ashley Friesen, Sarah Montgomery, Christine Baker, 
Jessica Wisneski, Erica Smith, Morgan Fisher, Shannon Jordan. 
Back row: Natalie Gervais, Luis Sainz, Loray Easterwood, Michael 
Katz, Tammy Hanks, Matthew Pruett. 

Union Program Council 
Executive Officers 

H" JF Ini 



Front row: Natalie Gervais, Lynn Brickley, Erica Smith, Ashley 
Friesen, Kelly Ernst. Back row: Dana Watts, Christine Baker, Leslie 
Bolz, Essence Halliburton, Matthew Pruett, Gayle Spencer. 

222 Organizations 

Up 'Til 

Front row: Emily D. Wilson, Emily Ripple, Megan Barr. Back 
row: Brandon Owston, Kevin Steckley, Andrew Kowal, Sol 

Student Association 

Front row: James Huynh, Vy Bui, Thu Annelise Nguyen, Michael 
Tran. Back row: Thuy Kieu Thi Nguyen, David Vu, Justin Le, 
Tram Huynh. 

Pre-Veterinary Medicine 


Engineering honor society members tackle annual 
project, freshen K- Hill with new coat of paint 

ATOP K-HILL, with an approximately 70 -degree drop 
below, 30 Tau Beta Pi members received one piece of advice 
from the club's vice president. 

"No one gets on the letters," Benjamin Sommers, senior 
in mechanical engineering, said pointing down the hill. "If 
you do, you'll be down there and it'll be really, really bad." 

For the past 30 years, Tau Beta Pi members cleaned up 
and painted K-Hill on the southeast end of Manhattan. 

"As an engineering honor society we're in a position 
where we want to do some community service," Sommers 

in architectural engineer- 
ing, dumps whitewash 
on the letters. The group 
mixed 2,000 pounds of 
cement and lime with 700 
gallons of water. 
— Photo by Drew Rose 

said. "We are somewhat of a service -oriented honor society 
and we're just trying to promote community service. It's 
something relatively simple, it's nothing big necessarily, it 
just makes KS hill look better and that makes Manhattan 
look better." 

The four-hour process began with members picking 
up trash to put in large black bags that were later picked 
up by the county. Then a human chain passed buckets of 
whitewash to coat the letters. 

Some surprising items were found along the way 
including an engine, table and a couch. 

"It's quite a bit of work," Matthew McGuire, junior in 
chemical engineering, said. "There is a lot of trash out here 
and there's all kinds of stuff. It's more work than I expected, 
I just took a motor up." 

The K on K-Hill was constructed in 1921 by the College 
of Engineering. The S was added nine years later. 

The day provided a chance for new and veteran club 
members to bond and work together, said Clinton Williams, 
president and senior in computer engineering. 

"You watch some people bond and get to know each 
other the rest of their time here," he said. "It's kind of a 
unique society because it's not from one discipline, it's the 
entire College of Engineering that's allowed in here as long 
as they're engineers. You meet people that you wouldn't 
normally meet and it's nice in that aspect." 

Ben Downey, senior ir 
architectural engineering 
sweeps the K on K-Hill. 
"I enjoy adventure," 
Downey said. "My fiancee 
is going to kill me for 
doing this." — Photo by 
Drew Rose 

Wheat State 
Agronomy Club 

Front row: Clay Wallin, Monica Cowen, Amanda Schroeder, 
Levi Walker. Row 2: Jay Wisbey, Michael Lanter, Jeremy Abell, 
Andrea Reedy, Paul Seger, Stacie Corbin. Back row: Alex Miller, 
Nicholas Bowser, Jeff Winter, Chris Bryan, John Kramer, Jason 
Nelson, Jessica Brown. 

Wheat State 
Agronomy Club 

Front row: Kyle Cott, Katie B. Wilson, Shannon Jordan, John 
Fritz. Row 2: Benjamin Frusher, Jennifer Chestnut, Jeff Mann, 
Gerry Posler. Back row: Matthew Finger, Brandon J. Wilson, 
Ryan Still, Matthew Aller, Stephen Thien. 

224 Organizations 

Women's Rugby 
Football - Backline 

Front row: Kristy Rukavina, Masha Korjenevski, Shelley Vering, 
Amber Cox. Row 2: Darlyn Schwartz, Brandis Erickson, Colette 
Lensch, Mayra Torres, Jaime Joyce, Ann Molloy. Back row: 
Katrina Kirchner, Lisa Laverentz, Jillian Anderson, Megan 
Riggs, Amy Marsh, Emily Gaugh. 

Women's Rugby 
Football - Forwards 

Front row: Tamara Mack, Jessica Martinez, Crystal Wecker, 
Lindsey Bauman, Nicole Murray. Row 2: Michelle Kramer, Erin 
Hood, Jacqueline Eary, Roxanne Gutierrez. Back row: Cameo 
Terrell, Jennifer Burgdorfer, Hollie Davis, Alexandra Brooks- 

Tau Beta Pi 225 

Daily practices, competitive face-offs 
and weekend tournaments surrounded ATHLETES throughout the year. 
Veterans finished their senior seasons, dreams 

were shattered and injures shortened 
_ playing time, but records were broken, 

ma ^ ^k. expectations surpassed and 

Photo by Kelly Glasscock 

REBOUND I Marques Hayden, 
forward, shoots a 
reverse layup on 
Dec. 20. 



by Andi Rice 

COMING OFF a 25-28 rebuilding year in 2001, the 2002 
j^jjdfcat baseball team accomplished team goals and made 
its first-ever Big 12 Tournament appearance. 

"We did pretty good considering it was our first Big 12 
and we tied for 5th," Brad Anzman, freshman outfielder, 
said. "The Big 12 is America's baseball powerhouse and we 
had some big wins against some good teams and we sur- 
prised a lot of people." 

The team lost in postseason play to Texas Tech, 5-4, but 
beat Baylor, 6-2, and Texas Tech, 7-6. The Cats' season ended 
after their second tournament loss, falling to Nebraska, 8-7. 

"We were pretty confident in what we could do," An- 
zman said. "We knew it was double elimination and we 
didn't dwell on the first loss. We woke up the next day with a 
new attitude and decided we needed to get better." 

The Wildcats came to camp in fall 2001, with 16 new 
players and 13 returning members, not really knowing what 
to expect, Coach Mike Clark said. 

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PLAY, second baseman, 
Jason Long stretches 
for the ball as it moves 
within his reach during a 
game against Nebraska 
at Frank Meyers Field. The 
Wildcats won the series 
against the Huskers 2-1. 
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Big 12 Record: 13-13 

second baseman Brandon 
Taylor dives for the ball 
during a game against 
Western Illinois at Frank 
Myers Field. The Wildcats 
won the series 3-1. At the 
beginning of the season, 
Taylor was not the only 
second baseman. He split 
second base duties with 
six other players until 
Coach Mike Clark was able 
to find the best combina- 
tion on the field. "Eventu- 
ally we found the right 
people," he said. "When 
we did, we took off. At the 
end of the season we were 
one of the better teams 
in the Midwest and in the 
Big 12." — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

Unexpected Success 

continued from page 228 

"Unfortunately we lost some games we shouldn't have," 
Clark said, "but we had to do that in order to find who was 
going to fit into what role and who was going to start." 

Clark said that rivalry within his ball club helped them 
stay competitive. 

"We had good competition within the team and that 
was positive," Clark said. "It made everybody on the team 
become better and we finally found the right combination." 

Another feat for the team included their 30 -win season, 
the first in five years. 

"We came to every game like we were going to win," Pat 
Maloney, junior outfielder, said. "We stepped on the field 
and we felt like we were even with every team we played." 

Individual efforts were recognized with six Academic 
All-Big 12, five Phillips 66 Big 12 Pitcher or Player of the 
Week, and six All-Big 12 Conference honors. 

Clark said the team's success resulted from players' 
actions speaking louder than their words. 

"Talk is one thing, but going out and doing it is 
completely different," Clark said. "We went out in the last 
part of the season and did it. It didn't matter who we were 
playing, where we were playing, the guys really walked the 
walk and didn't do too much talking. They let their bats and 
gloves do the talking." 

Clark became the first coach in K- State sports to post 
400 wins - ending the season with 420 - adding to team and 
individual accolades. 

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Front row: Jamie Fischer, Brandon Taylor, Brad Anzman, Jason Long, Osmar Castillo, Andrew Dunsmore, Ty Soto, Jeremy Rogers, Ross Hawley, Anthony Katzenmeier. Back 

Franco Pezely, James Allen, Jonathan Gutierrez, Ryan Baldwin, Damon Fairchild, Mark row: Jeff McCannon, Steve Miller, Nicholas Sorensen, Matt Wilson, Timothy Doty, Brock 

Montgomery, Tina Patti. Row 2: Luke Sauber, Jake Banks, Chad Duckers, Timothy Smith, Mitchell Walter, Spencer Black, James Brazeal, Kevin Melcher, Jeffrey Casadjared 

Maloney, Gabe Luttrell, Terrance Blunt, Brett Williams, Andrew Ehling, Ryan Hawley, Brite, Eric Rollins, Brendan Sullivan, Michael Clark. 

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seniors offer leadership 

by Brent Gray 

freshman Maria Rosen- 
berg returns a forehand 
to her Baylor opponent, 
Daria Potapova. Rosen- 
berg lost the match in 
straight sets, 6-2, 6-2. 
This was her first loss of 
the season. The team 
found leaders in seniors 
Alena Jecminkova and 
Kathy Chuda. "They 
gave us a lot of confi- 
dence," sophomore 
Andrea Cooper said. 
"We could trust them 
to play well. They were 
great leaders and had 
a big influence on all of 
us. They worked hard 
for us." 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

INDIVIDUAL SUCCESSES came about in 2002. 

Alena Jecminkova and Kathy Chuda saw their careers 
dressed in purple come to an end. 

"Together they have probably won over 200 matches," Coach 
Steve Bietau said. "They bring a good level of tennis to the program 
and have developed into good ambassadors for the team." 

Jecminkova, 95th in the Intercollegiate Tennis Associa- 
tion rankings, ended collegiate play with a 6-3, 6-2 loss in 
the second round of the NCAA singles tournament to No. 24 
Alice Pirsu of Pennsylvania. 

Jecminkova finished with an 18-13 record and a career 
mark of 65-48. She was only the second K- Stater to win an 
NCAA singles tournament match in the program's history. 

She was surprised to make it to the tournament, so her 
good performance also came as a shock, she said. 

Jecminkova also garnered another honor when she was 
named Big 12 Tennis Player of the Year. 

Chuda started at K- State as the No. 3 singles player in the 
program and left in the No. 2 spot, behind Jecminkova. 

"That is personally gratifying," Chuda said. "I always 
wanted to play at a higher number because I was winning 
at the other spots but the other girls were winning too. I 
wanted to have a good finish to my career." 

Chuda said she does not regret making the trip to Man- 
hattan from the Czech Republic. 

"I have learned so much about other cultures," she said. 
"I have enjoyed being a member of a team." 

Both team members will be missed and the squad will 
need to find replacements for their captains, Bietau said. 

"They are leaders," he said. "It is important for those who have 
been in the program to set an example for others, and they have done 
a good job this year. They leave a big hole to fill for next year." 

The tennis team concluded the 2002 spring season with a loss 
in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament to the No. 3 seeded 
Kansas Jayhawks, 4-1. The sixth seeded Cats' record fell to 12-8 
on the season, finishing the year No. 53 in the ITA rankings. 

Junior Petra Sedlmajerova was only the second Wildcat ever 
named to the Verizon Academic All-District At-Large Team. 

Andres Gonzalez, Paulina 
Castillejos, Hayley Mclver, 
Petra Sedlmajerova, 
Andrea Cooper, Alena 
Jecminkova, Kathy Chuda, 
Maria Rosenberg, Steve 

Women's Tennis 



freshman Kendra 
Wecker throws 163-9 at 
the Kansas Relays held 
in Lawrence April 19. 
She finished in second 
place, 11 feet short 
of Alena Redfem's. 
Wecker's dominance in 
field events helped the 
team to its best finish in 
school history. "Certain- 
ly the two teams we've 
had the past two years 
were the best teams in 
Kansas State history," 
Coach Cliff Rovelto said. 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

Motivation and dedication led the women's team to success 


Cats end season with highest finish in team history 

by r-ichil bh^been 

IN 2001, COACH CLIFF ROVELTO dubbed his women's nervous, but I was excited about how everyone finished." 
outdoor track team the best K- State had ever seen. That The Cats enjoyed a strong performance from senior 

team won the Big 12 Conference and finished 16th at the Austra Skujyte who scored a school and conference record of 

NCAA Track and Field Championships. 6,150 points to win her second Big 12 heptathlon title. 

In 2002, the team put past records to rest by repeating as "I thought that might happen," she said about losing the 

Big 12 champions and placing fifth at nationals. The 30-point lead early on. "There was kind of some pressure, so I went 

total was the highest in the team's history at the NCAAs. out and got the lead right back. That mark was good. I didn't 

"Best" had been outdone. think the runway was very fast." 

"We have a good team; there is no denying that," Rovelto Skujyte was the first Wildcat to repeat as an individual 

said. "There are a lot of ways in which you can evaluate a champion at the NCAA meet when she won her second hep- 

program. You can look at how they do at the national meet tathlon title. 

itself. We were fifth at the NCAA meet and we did that with "She works at it and she works at everything she does," 

seven or eight girls there. So you don't need to have a very big Rovelto said. "She does everything she's asked to do; she's 

team to place high at the national meet." very thorough." 

Young runners and throwers led the team, including Talent and dedicated coaching made track and field the 

freshman Kendra Wecker, who joined after helping lead successful program it had come to be, Rovelto said, 
women's basketball to NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen. "Do we have all the answers? No," he said. "Do we do ev- 

Wecker won the Javelin throw at the Big 12 meet, throw- erything right? Of course not. But what we do is solid enough 

ing almost 20 feet farther than her closest opponent. that if someone buys into it and does everything asked of 

"This is exciting," Wecker said. "I didn't know how them, they're going to do pretty darn well. And then if they're 

things would go in my first year at this meet. I was a little talented on top of that, they're going to do really well." 


stihfi facte 

Jim Click Shootout 2nd 
UTEP Invitational 5th 

Nebraska 3rd 

Big 12 Championships 1st 
NCAA Nationals 5th 

Front row: Kelly Carlton, Katie Carlson, Sarah James, Christine Ingram, Natalie Rolfe, Tiffany Leach, Megan McGreevy. 
Row 2: Aubree Moore, Nicole Grose, JamieThurman,ShaunaBurrell, Mandi Peterson, Amy Mortimer, TrishaCulbertson. 
Row 3: Ashleigh Halderman, Chaytan Hill, Leslie Mikos, Rebekah Green, Tara Hacker, Sarah Tilling. Row 4: Queenneth 
Evurunobi, Carmen Wright, Keara Welsh, Mary Mcdonald, Joanna Riffel, Tabra Alpers, Lisa Beachler. Row 5: Janelle 
Wright, Jill Halleran, Cate Holston, Heather Robinson, Morgan High. Back row: Gaven Jones, Kendra Wecker, Brie-Anna 
Madden, Amanda Behnke, Austra Skujyte, Amanda Riffel, Teena Clincy. 

Women's Outdoor Track 235 

Front Row: C.J. Jamison, Joseph Lee, Mathew Chesang, Bruno Garcia, 
Thomas Hornbeck, Rusty Thompson, Shadrack Kimeli, Thesiaus 
Robinson, Dustin Schmidt. Row 2: Johnathan Carey, Derek George, Reid 
Christianson, Keil Regehr, Dieter Myers, Mark Holcomb, William Jones, 
Tyler Kane. Row 3: Joshua Scheer, Andy Windhorst, Erik Sproll, Joshua 

Chance, Sky Hoffman, Will Rosser, Koli Hurst, Kevin Friedrichs, Dusty 
McDonald, Martin Boos, Josef Karas, Dylan Schmidt. Row 5: Joseph 
Larson, Bill Wall, Charlie Robben, Adi Mordel, Adam Walker, David 
Crawford, Patrick Pyle, David Readle, Trevor Smith. Back row: Nicholas 
Long, Coby Cost, Jim Gruenbacher, Paul Mueller, Joshua Sharp, Craig 

Mohr, Randy Miser, James Boyd, Haldor Harms. Row 4: Lance Hein, Kelly Smith, Tarl Vetter, Roberto Carvajal. 

On the Rise 


BEHIND COACH CLIFF ROVELTO'S DESK hung a poster of track 
great Steve Prefontaine. The black and white poster read, "To give anything 
less than your best is to sacrifice the gift." 

Pre s quote was one of Rovelto's favorites for life and track and field, he said. 

"I've just always admired kids who have been willing to put a lot 
into whatever it is they're doing," Rovelto said. "When people don't take 
advantage of what's there for them, I don't care if they end up winning, I 
still don't think that they've won." 

Men's track finished their season fifth in the Big 12, after a steady 
climb, matching last year's finish and bettering 2000's by four places. 

Senior Terrence Newman won his second Big 12 title in the 100-meter run. 

"It's tough for a guy to go out and do that because there is not much 
difference between those guys at the top," Rovelto said. "It's a very 
competitive sprint conference. He not only won, there was no question in 
anyone's mind that when the race was over he was the best guy." 

Sophomore thrower Craig Smith finished 12th in the javelin throw at 
the Big 12 meet with a team, and season, and best throw of 191-11. 

"Craig has made amazing progress this year, adding some 46 feet 
to last year's personal best," Throwers' Coach Steve Fritz said. "He just 
seems to continue to get better and better physically each week." 

Sophomore distance runner Joseph Lee also made a name for himself. 

"Joseph's race at the Nebraska meet was a nice breakthrough performance," 
Mike Smith, middle distance coach said. "The ease with which he ran was also 
an indication that he can run faster." 

Lee finished second in the 800-meter in the Big 12 Championships. 

"It's a very good team and they've made really good progress over the 
past couple of years," Rovelto said. "We feel like we've got a good team and 
what they did over the past couple of years is what got us to this point." 

Jim Click Shootout 


UTEP Invitational 




Big 12 Championships 


bar above, senior Jim 
Gruenbacher launches 
himself into the air at 
the Kansas Relays. With 
a jump of 16-8.75, Gru- 
enbacher finished third 
behind Wichita State's 
Spencer Frame's 17-4.50 
jump. Gruenbacher's jump 
at the relays was the third 
best in school history. The 
men's team was consistent 
throughout their season, 
finishing in the top five 
at every meet. "We had 
a solid, complete team," 
Coach Cliff Rovelto said. 
"Pretty good athletes in all 
event areas." 

— Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

GRIMACING with effort, 
junior Dave Readle pre- 
pares to release the shot 
put at KU's Memorial 
Stadium. Readle placed 
second in the Kansas 
Relays with a throw of 
52-6.50. The Liverpool, 
England native had five of 
the top 14 shot put tosses 
all season. 

— Photo by Matt Stamey 

Men's Outdoor Track 



highs and lows costly in women's season 

by Andi Rice 

ONE CONSISTENCY defined the spring 2002 women's 
golf team: constant change. 

"We were too inconsistent," Coach Kristi Knight said. 
"Our bad rounds were really bad. Our good rounds were 
good, but when we had a bad day it was terrible." 

The team started with two appearances that were less 
than pleasing, Knight said. 

"We had two tournaments, and they were both awful in 
a word," she said. "We were throwing away too many shots. 
We were not getting it in the hole." 

Following a 13th -place finish at the Texas A&M Verizon 
Tournament in Byran, Texas, the Wildcats captured their 
first tournament title in six years at the Mountain View 
Collegiate Tournament in Tucson, Ariz. 

"I was very proud of them for winning," Knight said. "It 
was an enormous accomplishment. We not only won, but we 
beat the No. 9 team (Arizona State) in the country." 

Through the fall and spring, sophomore Christine Boucher 
posted nine top -10 finishes in 12 tournaments. She also placed 
second in the Big 12 Tournament, shooting 224, the lowest 54- 
hole score by a Wildcat in conference championship history. The 
performance earned her All- Conference Second Team honors. 

"I played really well," Boucher said. "I just focused on 
what I needed to do and my game, and let it happen." 

On May 9, the team started as the 18th seed in the NCAA 
Central Regional Tournament in West Lansing, Mich., 
and finished 15th to end the season on a positive note. But 
Knight said improvements needed to be made. 

"We have to learn from our bad rounds," Knight said. 
"We could have been a lot better. We're pretty good, but we 
can be a hell of a lot better." 

just the facts 

Cingular Islander Invitational 


Texas A&M Verizon 


Mountain View Collegiate 


Baylor-Trapatio Shootout 


Susie Mazwell Classic 


NCAA Central Regionals 


Front row: Sarah Heffel, Miranda 

Smith, Stephanie Limoges. Row 2: Elise 

Carpentier, Edie Murdoch, Christine 

Boucher, Anne Schneider. Back row: 

Morgan Hagler, Kristen Knight. 

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TEEING OFF, senior Edie 
Murdoch hits the ball 
during the first round of 
the Big 12 championship 
held at Colbert Hills April 
19-21. The tournament's 
second round was 
postponed due to heavy 
rain and lightning. After 
play resumed, the Cats 
placed sixth and Murdoch 
placed 43rd. This was 
Murdoch's third Big 12 
— Photo by Drew Rose 

onto the green, 
sophomore Christine 
Boucher competes in the 
Big 12 Championship. 
She shot 76-71 -77 in the 
tournament placing 
second, her career best. 
The team placed sixth. 
"I just tried to play my 
game," Boucher said. "But 
I guess that I was really in 
the zone and played really 
good golf." 
— Photo by Zach Long 

Women's Golf 239 

frustrated sophomore 
A.J. Elgert walks back to 
his bag at the Jim Colbert 
Intercollegiate Tourna- 
ment held at Colbert 
Hills Golf Course Sept. 
30. Elgert finished 32nd 
in the tournament after 
shooting a two-round 
total, 158. The Cats 
finished third with a two 
round total of 619, behind 
SMU who shot 604 and 
Lamar University, 615. 
— Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

Jump ahead 

cats endure strongest schedule in 6 years; 
move forward in national rankings 


With one word Coach Tim Norris summed up his team's 
spring season after a 32 -position jump from No. 106 to 74 
in the Sagarin rankings and a 7th-place finish in the Big 12 

"We made a pretty big jump," Norris said, "but it's kind 
of like a diet. The first couple of pounds come off pretty quick 
but after that you really have to work at it. We played pretty 
well at the tournament. It was an improvement from last year 
when we were 8th place. It was a good end to the year." 

Junior Aaron Watkins and sophomore A.J. Elgert led 
the Wildcats through the season. Watkins ended his year 
with a three-day score of 212, placing sixth in the Big 12 
Tournament, the highest ranking in K- State history. 

He was also the only Wildcat to qualify for the NCAA 
Central Regional Tournament. Elgert played in all seven 
tournaments for the Wildcats and placed in the top 20 five 

"We pushed each other," Elgert said. "We're good friends, 
but nobody wants to lose. We help each other out, but we 
always have our competitive nature." 

The Wildcats ended the spring season with six top- 10 

Norris said in his six years as coach, this year's was the 
toughest schedule as far as quality and strength for the 

"Our tournament schedule was tougher because we had 
more tournaments and it was something we weren't used to," 
Watkins said. "The traveling was wearing us out, but we had a 
positive team and no one was ever negative. There was always 
someone there to pick you up and get you going again." 


junior Aaron Watkins 
chips the ball on to the 
green at the Jim Colbert 
Intercollegiate. Watkins 
won the tournament 
shooting a two-round 
total of 144. "Today was al 
about patience," Watkins 
said. "Normally you want 
to make birdies, but toda> 
you just wanted to make 

— Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

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LSU Spring Invitational 


Colorado-Stevinson Ranch Inv. 


Branson Creek Invitational 


Wildcat Invitational 


Big 12 Championship 


Front row: Jimmy Deitz, Tim Norris, Mark Sprecker, Aaron 
Watkins, Matt Williams, Scott McNeely, A.J. Elgert. Back row: 

Greg Douglas, Jonathan James, Bryan Milberger, Bryan Schweizer, 
Tim Moody, Daryn Soldan, Dusty King. 

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of KSU Stadium during half 

time of the first football 

game of the season Aug. 

31, Jaime Mendez, accepts 

a plaque from K-State Vice 

President Bob Krause, 

recognizing his induction 

into the Football Ring of 

Honor. Mendez was a 

1994 graduate and former 

safety for the Wildcats. 

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AS THE LIGHTS REFLECTED off the field and the 
scoreboard displayed the 48-3 outcome of the game against 
Western Kentucky, fans hurried from KSU Stadium. 

But for 31 -year- old Jaime Mendez the evening ended too 

Mendez stood in the stands, looked onto the field, then 
turned his gaze to one of the names that would be on the east 
wall of the stadium as long as the arena stood. 

It was his name. 

Mendez, a 1994 K- State graduate and former safety for the 
Wildcats during the 1990-93 seasons, said he couldn't express 
his feelings as he peered at his name. 

"It just feels like they've got the wrong guy," Mendez said. 
"I can't describe or explain the feeling of seeing my name up 
there, I just wish that everyone could feel like I feel now. It 
is amazing." 

The night before the game Mendez and five other former 
K- State players - Veryl Switzer, Lynn Dickey, Steve Grogan, 
Gary Spani and Sean Snyder - were inducted into the Football 
Ring of Honor for distinctions on and off the field and 
accomplishments during their time at K- State. 

During the ceremony others involved in building the 
football program, including former Athletic Directors Dick 
Towers and Ernie Barrett and former Coach Vince Gibson, 
introduced each player. K- State President Jon Wefald and Vice 
President Bob Krause also presented awards. 

"This is just another part of the story," Krause said. "The 
ring of honor is another chapter in the story, and I think it 
signals determination that we have a tradition, and we are in 

for their on, off field successes 

by Andi Rice 

a position to finally honor those who have helped make this 
tradition possible." 

As the players were introduced, highlights and 
achievements of their careers were shown in a video clip. 

Each inductee mentioned what the football team had 
done for them and told of the family it had created for them 
to return to. 

"Whether you played in the '50s, '70s, or '90s it doesn't 
matter," Dickey said. "We're all a family. When I come back 
here and see the purple people, or wherever I see them- all 
over the state, all over the country- it's a close-knit group. I'm 
proud to be a purple person and I always will be." 

Head coach Bill Snyder ended the ceremony telling the 
inductees he was proud to have them as a part of his family. 

"Millions and millions and millions of people are going 
to have the opportunity to walk into that stadium, care about 
Kansas State and look up and say 'you know those guys are 
a big part of our family,'" Snyder said. "It's special for them, 
and rightfully so. What a neat thing to have your name there 
in perpetuity, I mean, it is there forever." 

Before leaving the stadium, Mendez walked onto the field 
paused for a moment and took one last look at his name. 

"The last things I thought about before leaving the stadium 
were all the old memories," Mendez said. "I thought about 
everything- the bowl victory, me becoming an All- American, 
thinking about me almost going to Ohio State to begin with. 
If I would have made one decision different it wouldn't have 
brought me here and I wouldn't have had my name up there 
on that wall." 

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GAMES, former K- State 
football Coach Vince 
Gibson comments on 
1972-74 quarterback 
Steve Grogan's career as 
a Wildcat. Each inductee 
was introduced with a 
short video showing 
highlights of his football 
career. Grogan's father 
attended the ceremony 
in his place due to 
scheduling conflicts with 
his son's first college 
football game. — Photo 
by Kelly Glasscock 

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Ordinary Day 

Rigorous schedule typical for re 

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IF ASKED AT 6 A.M. if he was living his dream life, 
freshman Brandon Archer would say, "Hell no." 

In his first year of Division I football, he had to do 
everything the starters did, but he would not receive any 
recognition on game days due to his classification as a red 

After three-and-one-half hours of sleep the night before, 
Archer stood in the weight room at the Vanier Football 
Complex for his daily weight lifting routine. 

"I picture myself kind of like a machine," Archer said. 
"I'm programmed to do all of this stuff, and I just do it. It's 
hard with limiting sleep. I have to manage my time to have 

Following weights, Archer returned to Haymaker 538 
to finish folding his laundry and take a quick shower before 
heading to his first class. 

"I didn't have any other time today that I could do my 
laundry," Archer said. "So, I had to wash it last night at 2:30 
in the morning." 

In freshman seminar class at 8:30 a.m., Archer's 
eyes drooped with exhaustion, along with several of his 
teammates who were in the class. 

As the guest speaker encouraged the class to participate 
in a discussion, the men made football analogies so they 
could bring a football mind set to the subject. When the 
class was over, Archer slowly packed up his bag and walked 
back to his room. 

"During the day," Archer said, "every break I have I 
usually try to get back to the room and get some sleep or 
something to eat." 

As 10:30 a.m. rolled around, Archer began another 
segment of classes that lasted until 1:30 p.m., and then he 
went back to Vanier. 

"It's a love-hate relationship," Archer said. "You can 
talk about how much you don't want to do things, but you 
just love being on the field. Saturday game days are a real 
reassurance of why you're doing everything. You get the 

continued on page 247 


GETTING HELP, freshman 
Brandon Archer stretches 
before drills. "Practice isn't 
too bad," Archer said. "It's 
very structured and laid 
out. It's scripted down to 
every play." — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

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Ordinary Day 

continued from 244 

FOCUSED, freshman 
Brandon Archer executes 
a drill during practice 
as Coach Bill Snyder 
oversees. Archer had the 
same schedule as all the 
other players, but because 
he was a redshirt, he 
didn't play in the games. 
— Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

reassurance of 'this is what I'm here for.'" 

At Vanier, Archer sat through a linebacker meeting, 
watching film and discussing the day's and week's goals. 
Bret Bielema, co- defensive coordinator and linebackers' 
coach, said he was pleased with Archer's progress. 

"Brandon is a very focused young man," Bielema said. 
"He'll know what he needs to do, how it needs to be done, 
and he'll know the right way about going about it. He is in a 
situation where he immerses himself into the task at hand. 
Whatever he does, he throws himself into it full willing. He 
knows how to get by and do things the right way." 
Practice lasted from 4 until 6:30 p.m. 
"We try not to get discouraged," said freshman Sean 
Lowe, Archer's roommate and teammate. "We practice 
just as hard as everyone else, but 
we just don't get to play on game 

After practice, Archer found 
a ride to the Derby Dining Center 
where he ate in the training line 
for athletes. 

Then it was study time. 
"I'm required to put in six 
hours each week at the complex," 
Archer said. "Outside of that, I 
study some at Hale and in my room." 

By 10 p.m., his day started to wind down and he talked 
to family and friends in Minnesota for what he hoped would 
be a little bit, although it usually ended up being a long time, 
he said. 

His day ended unusually early at 1 1 p.m. He prepared for 
bed and checked his alarm to make sure it was set for 
5:30 a.m. 

The machine would be reprogrammed the next day to 
start its routine again. 

"It's another phase in my life," Archer said. "I just know 
this is what I need to do. You can complain and argue and 
fuss about all of it, but there is no reason to. I'm happy." 

freshman Brandon Archer 
talks about his schedule 
for the day with one of 
his coaches at Vanier. "He 
is always on the phone," 
freshman Sean Lowe, 
Archer's roommate, said. 
— Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

Football Red Shirt 247 

248 Sports 

Cats rebound in record-breaking season 


running game provides success, chance to reload 

by Andi Rice 

COACH BILL SNYDER said numbers did not count, 

but following the 6-6-setback season in 2001, the numbers , 'f^' 

° junior quarterback Ell 

produced and records surpassed in 2002 could not be Roberson runs the ball in the 

Wildcats- record breaking 
dismissed. W j n 0V er Nebraska, 49-13, 

With eight games at home and four on the road, the 2002 Nov 17 - Roberson ran for 

° ° 228 yards, the most by any 

season was a prime setting for the Wildcats' climb back to the K- State quarterback ever. 

— Photo by 
high standards set by Snyder and expected by Cat fans. Kelly Glasscock 

"It put young people in a position that at 
no time, since I've been here, they have been 
in," Snyder said. "At no time have they ever 
had success and met with what some might call 
failure — I wouldn't, but some might — and 
then repositioned themselves with courage and 
determination and come back to gain the same 
status they had experienced before." 

Going into the season, senior Marc Dunn 
and junior Ell Roberson competed for the 
quarterback position. Snyder did not announce 
the starter until four days before the season 
opener against Western Kentucky — Dunn 
would get the assignment. Dunn started the 
first four non- conference games, but continued 
to split duties with Roberson. 

"People are going to say that you need to have 

a quarterback to lead this team, and that's true 

in certain circumstances," offensive coordinator 

Ron Hudson said. "But if we're going well and 

winning games — if it ain't broke don't fix it. You 

have to go with what got you there. Now, that may 

or may not be the case nine games from now, but 

for now we are going to keep going like this." 

Roberson secured the starting position at 


Colorado, a game that gave the team a reality check. After junior wide receiver James 

outscoring their opponents 206-36 in the first four games, the Terry takes the first rece P" 

tion of his career and scores 

Cats scored 31 points, four short of the Buffaloes' 35. the first touchdown against 

Louisiana Monroe, Sept. 7. 
Our players rallied, for lack of a better word, around that Terry enc j e d the game with 

loss to Colorado," Snyder said. "We had played relatively well tw0 catches for 37 V ards and 

one touchdown. — Photo by 

early in the season last year and then lost a one-point game Jeanel Drake 

junior cornerback Randy 
Jordan deflects a pass 
thrown to Oklahoma State 
wide receiver John Lewis 
in K- State's 44-9 win, Oct. 
12. Jordan had three pass 
deflections in the game, 
including one intercep- 
tion. "You hear everybody 
talking about us finishing 
last season 6-6," junior 
linebacker Terry Pierce 
said. "It was big for us 
to know that we are a 
different team than last 
year and we proved it." 
— Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 


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an opponent, junior 
quarterback Ell Roberson 
stiff-arms Kansas' Johnny 
McCoy during the first 
half of K-State's 64-0 
shutout of the Jayhawks, 
Nov.2. Roberson had 202 
carries on the season, 
1,032 rushing yards and 16 
touchdowns. "The thing 
that helped this football 
team become continu- 
ously better, solve some of 
the concerns that we had 
earlier in the season, was 
the development of our 
defensive secondary and 
the development of Ell 
Roberson at quarterback, 
and as those two things 
progressed, as they fell 
into place, so did the 
balance of ourfootball 
team," Coach Bill Snyder 
said. — Photo by 
Matt Stamey 

j UP, junior line- 
backer Terry Pierce and 
senior nose tackle Corey 
White take down Iowa 
State's Michael Wagner 
on the first play of the 
Wildcat's 58-7 victory over 
the Cyclones Nov. 9. Pierce 
had 110 tackles on the 
season, 70 unassisted and 
40 assisted, behind junior 
linebacker Josh Buhl's 135. 
"We (defense) knew what 
we had to do tonight," 
Buhl said. "We knew we 
had to take Seneca 
(Wallace) out of the 
game," Pierce said. "We 
knew the only way to win 
this game was to take 
him out of the game and 
continue to get him off his 
rhythm. We did that and 
we played a great game 
on offense, defense and 
special teams." — Photo by 
Matt Stamey 

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continued from page 249 

to Oklahoma and then came back and that is when we started 
to move in the wrong direction. We understood why that 
happened and we weren't going to go in the same direction 
as the previous team." 

Following the Colorado game, Roberson continued 
starting and the team bounced back with a 44-9 win against 
Oklahoma State but received another devastating blow with a 
three-point loss to Texas at home after a missed 
field goal attempt with 7 seconds on the clock. 

"There 're a lot of different things that people 
can point their finger at," senior cornerback 
Terence Newman said. "(Jared Brite, kicker,) is 
just the one because in the waning seconds of the 
game he was out there to tie the game up. I think 
people overlook that. A lot of different people 
made a lot of different mistakes. We just want to 
finish out the season with five wins." 

The team reached the goal with record- 
breaking games. 

The Wildcats traveled to Lawrence for the 
100th Sunflower Showdown and scored the 
highest blowout in the history of the series, 

"I didn't think it would be this easy," 
Roberson said. "But if you have an offense that's 
clicking and a defense that can shut them out, it 
can happen." 

Returning home, the Cats rolled over then 
No. 21 Iowa State, 58-7, and handed Nebraska 
a 49-13 loss. 

"I've been around here too long and I know what kind 
of football program they (Cornhuskers) have," Snyder said. 
"Because of that, it does make it a little extra nice to win that 
ballgame. I'm not calloused to that at all. I do want our players 
and all to understand that we have been there before and done 
that before, but that doesn't take away the fact that it is a nice 
win — a very nice win." 

To finish the season, the Wildcats went on the road to 
Missouri and ended with a 38-0 win, their third shutout of 
the season. 

At the close of the regular season, K- State was ranked 
6th in the nation. Though they were only seven points from 
an undefeated season, things happened for a reason Snyder 

continued on page 252 

PASSING Western Ken- 
tucky defenders, sopho- 
more running back Darren 
Sproles runs the ball in 
K- State's 48-3 win over the 
Hilltoppers Aug. 2. Sproles 
had 10 100-yard rushing 
games in the season, 237 
carries and 1,465 yards. 
He also had 17 rushing 
touchdowns this season. 
"Darren played well and 
of course his game was 
all in the first half," Coach 
Bill Snyder said. "If you go 
back and look at the first 
couple of drives, you see 
he carried the ball every 
time. That's what I wanted 
to establish in everybody's 
minds that he can be a 
durable back and he can 
carry it as many times as 
you ask him." The Hilltop- 
pers were K-State's season 
opener. — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

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"That's like looking back and saying, 'If I'd gotten a medical degree, 
then I'd be a doctor,'" Snyder said. "There's nothing you can do about it. 
If you're looking back you're looking the wrong direction." 

The Cats accepted an invitation to the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl to play 
unranked Arizona State in what was one of the toughest games all season, 
senior defensive tackle Tank Reese said. 

The 34-27 victory gave the Cats their 11th win, making K- State the 
only school in Division I college football to record 11 or more wins five 
of the past six years. 

"It really is a special achievement for these young people, but also for 
those who have built the foundation, going back as far as 1989, 1990," Snyder 
said. "It's pretty special for those guys who have participated during those 
11 -win seasons, a lot of them not here right now. It is very special to do 
something for the first time in history. It's worth note and I am proud of 
the people who had something to do with it." 

Front row: Tank Reese, Billy Miller, Melvin Williams, Nick Hoheisel, 
Andy Klocke, Thomas Barnett, Marc Dunn, Terence Newman, Steve 
Washington, Brian Lamone, Eric Everley, Taco Wallace, James Dunnigan, 
Larry Lewis, Henry Bryant. Row 2: Cory Hoffman, Chris Post, Marques 
Jackson, Travis Wilson, Bryan Hickman, Josh Buhl, Terry Pierce, Nick 
Leckey, Travis Brown, Rick Gerla, Jerry McCloud, Dralinn Burks, Corey 
White, Jonathan Dansel, John Murphy. Row 3: T.J. Finan, Travon Magee, 
Brandon Solt, Lance Kramer, Jared Brite, Thomas Hill, Thomas Houchin, 
Justin Montgomery, Danny Morris, Ell Roberson, Rashad Washington, 
Andrew Shull, Jeff Schwinn, Ben Rettele, LaRoy Bias, Daniel Davis, Travis 
Horchem. Row 4: Aaron Arnold, Dustin McDysan, Kevin Huntley, Louis 
Lavender, James McGill, Randy Jordan, Ryan Lilja, James Terry, Jesse 
Keaulana-Kamakea, Andrew Bulman, Peni Holakeituai, Michael Weiner, 
Tony Madison, Jerad Johnson, Huston Harms, Derrick Evans, Cole Ballard, 
Lee File. Row 5: Dangely Dolce, Blaine Clark, Scott Edmonds, Derek 
Marso, Chris Boggas, Alax Carrier, Brian Casey, Jerad Cowan, Jon Doty, 

Mike Johnson, Antoine Polite, David Rose, Ryan Schmuecker, Maurice 
Thurmond, Ron Barry, Ryan Guthrie, Mike Wilson. Row 6: Jermaine 
Berry, Marcus Patton, Tony Griffith, Maurice Mack, Quinton Echols, 
Jeromey Clary, Brandon Archer, Thad Hedgpeth, Carlos Alsup, Matt 
Butler, Davin Dennis, Darren Sproles, Joe Rheem, Ayo Saba, Jesse Tetuan, 
Victor Mann, Ted Sims, Orlando Medlock, Kyle Suttles, Jeff Mortimer, 
Paul O'Neil, Braden Irvin. Row 7: Andrew Hundley, Nathan Blevins, Tyler 
Soukup, Dustin Mengarelli, Nick Feightner, Nolan Ahlvers, Sean Lowe, 
Rimmon McNeese, Noah Strozier, Hammond Thomas, Shane Jackson, 
Brandon Grandberry, Donnie Anders, Shawn Magee, Lome Clark, Dylan 
Meier, James Graber, Alan Walker, Henry Thomas, Karl Kasselman, Chris 
Johnson, Marcus Kinney. Back row: Scott Eilert, Shawn Carlson, James 
Kleinau, William Fogo, Sean Snyder, Joe Bob Clements, Mo Latimore, Del 
Miller, Bret Bielema, Bob Elliott, Bill Snyder, Ron Hudson, Greg Peterson, 
Paul Dunn, Matt Miller, Michael Smith, Steven Gleason, Jeffrey Ferguson, 
Brian Stock, Rodney Cole, Mark Oberkrom, Jayson Kaiser. 

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252 Sports 

cornerback Terence New- 
man completes a 51 -yard 
pass from Marc Dunn for 
a touchdown in the first 
quarter of the 68-0 win 
against Louisiana-Monroe 
Sept. 7. Newman also had 
a 40-yard punt return for 
a his second touchdown 
in the first quarter. New- 
man's 51 -yard touchdown 
was the first of his career 
and his second career 
reception. "We had to 
get it (the passing game) 
going out there," junior 
wide receiver James Terry 
said. "We came out to get 
the passing game going 
and it opened up for the 
running." — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

TACKLING Colorado's 
Derek McCoy, junior 
linebacker Josh Buhl and 
senior nose tackle Corey 
White take McCoy down. 
Buhl had 10 solo tackles 
and 7 assists in the 
Wildcats 35-31 defeat. "I 
thought we had a chance 
to hold them and get 
the ball back with good 
field position," Coach Bill 
Snyder said. "If we didn't 
get the penalty, we'd do 
just that. I'm disappointed 
that we didn't play well 
enough to win and that 
we made a lot of basic 
mistakes. A big one was 
tackling. Chris Brown 
deserved every yard he 
got. " — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

junior wide receiver James 
Terry hauls in a fourth- 
and-10 pass after drawing 
a holding penalty on Ari- 
zona State's Josh Golden 
in the fourth quarter of K- 
State's 34-27 victory in the 
Pacific Life Holiday Bowl. 
Terry went out of bounds 
at the one-yard line and 
Roberson tied the game 
two plays later. "I had to 
get rid of it faster than 
thought I would," Rob- 
erson said. "I told Terry if 
he worked inside and got 
open I would just lay the 
ball up to him. I just laid 
it up there and he made a 
great catch." — Photo by 
Matt Stamey 

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Cats face prepared Sun Devils 

by Sean Purcell and Asicfi Rice 

IT HAD BEEN three years since K- State spent Christmas 
in sunny California and 13 years since the Wildcats faced 
Arizona State University. The 6th -ranked Wildcats accepted 
a bid to the 25th Pacific Life Holiday Bowl in San Diego, 
Dec. 27. 

Odds makers gave K- State an 18 -point spread against 
the unranked Sun Devils. It was the largest spread of all 28 
bowl games, evidence that the Wildcats would tally their 1 1th 
season win in California. 

Those familiar with Holiday Bowl history said victory 
would not be as simple. A margin of less than eight points 
decided 15 of the 25 contests, including K- State's 36-27 victory 
over Arizona State. 

"Arizona State is a great team — one of the hardest teams 
we have faced all year," senior defensive tackle Tank Reese 
said. "We were down, but we stayed focused on the task at 

After early scoring by the Sun Devils, the Wildcats trailed 
at halftime, 14 -20. K- State became the sixth consecutive team 
to trail at halftime and then win the contest. 

"I think we came out and laid an egg in the first half," 
senior cornerback Terence Newman said. "We got down but 
we played through it. That's what the No. 6 team in the nation 
is supposed to do in the second half." 

Following a scoreless third quarter, quarterback Ell 
Roberson sparked the team with a 2 -yard dive into the end 
zone to tie the game at 20 — a low snap cost the Cats their 
extra point. Arizona State scored one more time to go up 

Roberson continued to lead the team with a 1 -yard sneak 
to tie the game 27-27 followed by a 10 -yard pass to Derrick 
Evans to capture the win, 34-27. 

"Take away the first two quarters, this is the best (bowl 
at K- State)," Coach Bill Snyder said. "I probably contributed 
to the slow start. I may have worked these guys too hard 
and might have expected some things that didn't need to be 
expected — and certainly didn't have them prepared to do 
some of the things we needed to do. 

"There was another contributing factor and it was the 
fact that Arizona State is a whale of a football team. Their 
preparation for us was as good as anybody's at any time on 
both sides of the ball." 

DOWN, Ell Roberson leans 
forward behind sopho- 
more right guard Mike 
Johnson's block for a first 
down during the fourth 
quarter of the Pacific Life 
Holiday Bowl, Dec. 27. 
Roberson was named 
the offensive MVP of the 
game. "We got off to a 
shaking start," Roberson 
said. "We kept plugging 
away. I told our guys, our 
offensive line and running 
backs and receivers that if 
we keep plugging away, 
good things will happen. 
It happened for us." 
— Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

senior cornerback Ter- 
ence Newman directs 
the band at the Pacific 
Life Holiday Bowl in San 
Diego. Newman won the 
Jim Thorpe Award given 
annually to the nation's 
top defensive back and 
was also named first team 
All-Big 12 selection as 
both a defensive back and 
kick returner. "In my mind 
I know I can get better," 
Newman said. "When I 
came into this program, 
they instilled in me that 
you can always get better. 
Through the seasons, 
this whole program has 
showed that." — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

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Building Blocks 

Team shapes foundation, exceeds expectations 

.ISA MARTIN, left, and 
ennifer Pollard block 
Nebraska's Greichaly 
Zepero's hit during the 
Zornhuskers three-game 
weep of the Wildcats 
>ept. 18. This was the 
Huskers 30th consecu- 
ive victory over K- State 
n Ahearn Field House. 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

IN THE PRACTICE GYM of Ahearn Field House, a black 
curtain sectioned off a portion of the room containing 15 
chairs. For this occasion, three more were raised on a platform 
with a table. The table had three nameplates: Lisa Martin, 
middle blocker; Lauren Goehring, middle blocker, and Suzie 
Fritz, head coach. 

Fourteen minutes after the close of the final match in the 
second round of the NCAA tournament between K- State and 
Washington State University, the three walked in the room. 
All were fighting tears. 

Forty- five seconds passed while Fritz wiped tears, gained 
her composure and spoke her first words. Her team's 21-8 
— scratch that — now 21-9, season had just ended. 

"It's not like we're curing cancer," Fritz said. "But you 
invest so much time and energy into trying to get as good 
as you can get. I was frustrated. I was disappointed. I was 
angry. Those were my initial thoughts, but having a few days 
to reflect, it gets easier as the days go by." 

With the departure of two-time All-American Liz 
Wegner, fellow all -conference selection Lisa Mimick, and 
Jayne Christen, the team knew they were going into the season 
young and inexperienced, but they had no doubts, sophomore 
Gabby Guerre said. 

"The beginning was rocky," she said. "Our path in the 
season hadn't been quite determined yet. We were still looking 
for those key elements, and I don't think we found them until 
conference (play)." 

Wildcats posted a 4-4 preseason record, including three 
straight losses at the USF Adidas Invitational in Tampa, Fla. 

continued on page 258 


Coach Suzie Fritz tells 
her team what play to 
run against Nebraska 
Sept. 18. "We want some 
competitive matches," 
Fritz said. "We want some 
quality opponents, so we 
know where we are at and 
where we need to get to. 
This is the type of team 
that we're going to need 
to be if we want to take 
this thing as far as we can 
go." — Photo by 
Drew Rose 

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Building Blocks 

continued from page 257 

"We didn't have enough technique yet to really be a stable 
team that we became at the end of the season," Guerre said. "A 
loss is disappointing, but you learn more from a loss than you 
do a win. At the beginning of the season a loss doesn't really 
matter, I mean it matters, but it teaches you more." 

Opening regular season play, Nebraska defeated the team 
at Ahearn Field House, and then went on the road to pick up 
wins at Baylor and Iowa State before returning home to drop 
a three-straight-game match to Texas. 

After the loss to Texas, the Wildcats began a 13-game 
winning streak. 

"The team started coming together at Baylor," Goehring 
said. "It wasn't consistent, but after the Texas loss we decided 
that we couldn't screw around anymore and so that was the 
point it progressively got stronger. We just took 
one game at a time. We played each opponent as 
they appeared in our schedule." 

K- State ended the 1 3 - game run with another 
loss to Texas, 1-3. The Cats finished the season 
with a win over Kansas and a loss to Nebraska. 
"You start to understand that it's not always 
going to go your way," Fritz said. "Sometimes 
you can give your very best effort and it doesn't 
necessarily mean you're going to win. Our last 
loss of the year is a perfect example of that. 

"Late in the year they became an incredibly 
composed team, it wasn't a team full of seniors, 
but they started playing like they had been there 
before and that was kind of a turning point for 

The team reaped the benefits of their 20-8 
season when the NCAA announced that K- State 
would be one of 16 host sites for the first two rounds of the 
national tournament. 

In round one, the Cats beat non-ranked Michigan in 
three games, 30-26, 30-25, 35-33 and advanced to round 

libero Laura Downey-Wal- 
lace and senior outside 
hitter Jennifer Pollard 
cheer after junior libero 
Kris Jensen scores in 
the first round sweep two against No. 11 Washington State where the Cats were 

of the Wolverines in the , , , ,, , lT , , . . . , 

handed the loss that ended their season in four games, 30-32, 

NCAA tournament Dec. 
6. "Coming in, we knew 
that we would be a young 
team," Coach Suzie Fritz 
said. "We knew we would 
have to withstand some 
ebbs and flows early in the 
season as we gained expe- 
rience and gained maturity 
and that was exactly what 
happened." — Photo by 


"One of the best things our coach tells us every year, 
because we've never made it to the final four, is that only one 
team goes away from this tournament happy," Guerre said. 
"It doesn't make you feel better, but it does. What happens, 
happens. It's something that makes you want to come back 

-just thefacts 


Colorado State 






Texas A&M 


Western Michigan 




Wichita State 




Arkansas State 


Texas Tech 


South Florida 

L 1-3 

Iowa State 


Michigan State 

L 1-3 



Georgia Tech 

L 1-3 





Texas A&M 






Iowa State 



L 1-3 





Texas Tech 










Washington State 
Record: 22-9 

L 1-3 

Kelly Glasscock next y ear anc | sa y^ p m no t letting it happen to me again.' 

258 Sports 

Front row: Jamie Perkins, 
Gabby Guerre, Jennifer 
Pollard, Katie Stanzel, 
Lisa N. Martin, Cari 
Jensen, L.Joy Hamlin. 
Back row: Jami Sleichter, 
Kristen Foote, Faaalo 
Taumanupepe, Michaela 
Franklin, Molly Lindquist, 
Kris Jensen, Laura 
Downey-Wallace, Lauren 

junior libero Jami Sleichter 
declares the ball out of 
bounds as senior outside 
hitter Jennifer Pollard 
and junior libero Laura 
Downey-Wallace confirm 
the call to let the ball 
drop. Texas was the Cats' 
final loss before their 13- 
game win streak. — Photo 
by Drew Rose 



Brendan Sullivan, catcher 

on the Wildcat baseball 

team, uses a yell leader's 

megaphone to cheer 

during the Iowa State 

game Nov. 9. "There is 

a relationship between 

the sports. I have friends 

on the football team and 

the other sports teams," 

Sullivan said. "It's not so 

much sports supporting 

sports, it's friends 

supporting friends." 

— Photo by Matt Stamey 



Marquis Clark, high 

jumper, and sophomore 

Stephen Cost, thrower, 

cheer on the volleyball 

players Nov. 9 against 

Baylor. "When you're 

friends with all the 

athletes, it's fun to go, 

and I'm friends with most 

of the volleyball players 

and basketball team and 

all the athletes," Cost 

said. "It's just fun to come 

cheer them on." — Photo 

by Matt Stamey 

Fellow Division I campus athletes build 


>y supporting each other on and off the fields, courts 

by Nabil Shaheers and Andi Rice 

REBEKAH GREEN, junior thrower on the women's 
track team, kept repeating the word "we" when talking 
about attending volleyball games in Ahearn Field House. 

An athlete herself, Green knew the hard work it took to 
compete at the Division I level in any sport. 

"They're not necessarily teammates, but they are fellow 
athletes," Green said. "The volleyball girls, we see them day 
in and day out. They're working hard and need our support, 

If fellow athletes did not fill the seats in Ahearn, then 
odds were no one else would, said 
Jose Carvajal, senior hurdler and 
sprinter on the men's track team. 

"We interact with the girls ev- 
ery day at Ahearn and in the train- 
ing room," he said. "If it doesn't 
start with us, their athlete friends, 
then who is going to attend?" 

Even with all the practice hours 
spent in Ahearn, Carvajal said fin- 
ishing practice and going to games 
was not a hassle, especially for cer- 
tain members of the team. 

"Basically, it's just our relation- 

' ' Sharing her enthusiasm, 

ship with the girls," Carvajal said. "Some of the guys have junior Nicole Ohlde, 

center, cheers on the 
their girlfriends play, so we've kind of built this volleyball- volleyball players during 

track fan club. But we don't get tired of Ahearn that much." !. heir 3 ~° ™ in * gainst , 

° Texas A&M. The women s 

Fans at volleyball games could spot the athletes in the basketball team tried to 

support the other teams 
crowd just as easily as those on the court by looking at the on cam p US j n between 

section next to the K-State Marching Band. their own practices and 

games. We know how 
Although they were focused on the 90 points needed for much it helps to have the 

crowd into it when we are 

a win during their game, junior volleyball player Cari Jensen 

said the noise provided energy for the match. 

"It's awesome to have them come support us," Jensen 
said. "It just shows how much school pride this university 
has. Just the support from everyone else is a great feeling. 

"To know that they are going to be there every match 
yelling for us or harassing the other team is just awesome." 

playing, so we try to be 
the crowd that is into it at 
their games," sophomore 
Laurie Koehn said. 
— Photo by Drew Rose 

Athlete Support 261 

the Harrier Relays, Sept. 7, 
freshman Erin Mortimer 
teases her sister as she 
puts senior Amy Mortimer 
in a headlock. The team 
won the Relays and the 
duo of Amy and sopho- 
more Shauna Burrell 
finished first. "It was really 
nice, we got along really 
well," Amy said of having 
her sister on the team. 
"She's my best friend and 
it was nice to spend time 
with her during such a 
commitment." — Photo 
by Matt Stamey 

262 Sports 

Mortimer ends historic career with 4th All-America 


SOMETIME BETWEEN lacing up their spikes and start- 
ing the meet, members of the women's cross country team 
shared advice with each other. 

The veteran and rookie runners on the 2002 squad knew 
the task they had to do. 

"Something we always said before our meets was 'suck it 
up,' just to remind us that we're gonna hurt but it's not unique 
to anyone else," sophomore Trisha Culbertson said. "We'll be 
good in the end. The pain will be behind you and then you'll 
just have the memories. The pain is temporary." 

After a seventh-place finish at the Big 12 Championship 
and the same result at the Midwest regional meet, the team 
had a lone representative at the 2002 NCAA Cross Country 

Senior Amy Mortimer carried the weight of the 2002 
season and the pressure to earn a fourth All-America honor, 
as she made her way to Terre Haute, Ind. 

As 254 of the nation's elite runners approached the start- 
ing line at the Wabash Family Sports Center at Indiana State 
University, Mortimer said she was nervous. 

"It's kind of scary lining up on the line with all these girls 
in really good shape," Mortimer said. "You realize this is the 
end of the season." 

In one of the fastest fields in the history of the meet, 
Mortimer's run of 20:37.4 on the 6,000-meter course gave 
her a 43rd-place finish and the All-America. 

Mortimer was the first 4-time All-American in K- State 
cross country history. 

"Amy has proven that she is a very talented runner and a 
great competitor," head coach Randy Cole said. "Her athletic 

returning runners mesh, grow as a team 

by Nabil Shaheen 

and academic honors over the last four years are outstanding 
and speak volumes about her dedication and hard work at 
Kansas State." 

As one of the most talked about runners in K- State his- 
tory wrapped up her cross country 
career she said the most memorable 
part of the season was seeing the 
team's growth. 

"At the beginning of the year, 
there were so many new girls," 
Mortimer said of the team, which 
included her younger sister, Erin. 
"We had some adjustment periods, 
but by end of the year we got really 
close. It was nice to see from first 
day of practice to end of the season 
how everyone grew closer and came 
together as a team — that was the 
highlight of my season, watching 

Although the team's inexperi- 
ence may have been a factor, the 
young runners were a benefit during practices, 
Culbertson said. 


nior Pam Shelite competes 

in the Harrier Relays Sept. 

7th. The K- State women 

"We'll be better next year, we've kind of finished first through 

, j , , , ., » , .j « T fourth in the pair races, 

learned how to push each other, she said. In _ photo b 

practices sometimes it's a struggle not to get in Matt Stamey 

a pecking order. The new girls are stepping up 

and pushing the older girls, it really helps and 

makes us better and run harder." 

Front row: Kelly Carlton, 
Lisa Volk, Shauna Burrell, 
Samantha Murillo, Andrea 
Mendoza, Krista Harmon, 
Monica Anderson, Megan 
M. McGreevy. Back row: 
Erin Mortimer, Amy 
Mortimer, Pam Shelite, 
Jamie Thurman, Nicole 
Grose, Cate Holston, Trisha 

.just thefacts 



Harrier Relays 


A. Mortimer/Burrell - 1 

Wildcat Invitational 


Culbertson - 2 

Roy Griak Minnesota Invit. 


A. Mortimer - 3 

Chile Pepper Invit. 


A. Mortimer - 4 

Big 12 Championships 


A. Mortimer - 9 

Midwest Region Champion: 

hips 7 

A. Mortimer - 1 

NCAA Championships 

A. Mortimer - 43 

Women's Cross Country 263 

3 HIS LEG of the 

Harrier Relays, senior Keil 

Regehr split the duties 

with his teammate, 

freshman Matt Swedlund. 

The duo finished third 

in the race and had a 

combined time of 20:21. 

"I came in here with half 

the team as freshmen 

and we're a really young 

team," freshman Drew 

Tonniges said of this year's 

young squad. "I thought 

we did pretty well, and 

everyone is coming back 

next year." 

— Photo by Matt Stamey 


inexperience proves costly 

by Nabil Shaheen 

»UAD had no 
expectations for their season. 

The predominantly underclassman team did not know 
what to expect of racing at the Division I level, or at K- State 
cross country standards. 

"They are a pretty young bunch and had 
some good times," Coach Randy Cole said. 
"They gained some experience this season, so 
we just need to keep working on our training to 
get better for next year." 

Freshman Drew Tonniges was among the 
top K- State finishers at every meet and was the 
third-fastest freshman in the Big 12. 

"This year I really didn't have anything in 
mind of what I wanted to do," Tonniges said. 
"I was just trying to gain experience. I had no 
expectations. In high school it's (the race) 5,000 
meters, in college it's 10,000. So I've never really 
run that far in a race. I'd come through my 
halfway faster than what I ever ran in high school 
and that was just halfway finished." 

Finishing 10th at the Big 12 Cross Country 
Championships and 16th at the Midwest 
Region Cross Country Championships, the team reflected 
its inexperience, Tonniges said. 

"We really didn't perform as well in the bigger meets and 
that was an indication of not ever being there, the lack of 
atmosphere," he said. "Next year, with everyone coming back, 
we'll step it up in the big meets." 

Sharing his racing wisdom, the only returning letter 
winner, sophomore Mathew Chesang, said he had a lot to do 
teaching the team and himself. 

"(Inexperience) is a clear indication, me included, that 
there is still plenty of room to gain experience," Chesang said. 
"Being a returning runner I had to show a good example to 
the rest by sharing with them the knowledge I had and also 
the spirit of working hard which pays off at the end." 

ust the facts 



Harrier Relays 


Chesang/Tonniges - 1 

Wildcat Invitational 


Chesang - 1 

Roy Griak Minnesota Invit. 


Chesang - 6 

Chile Pepper Invit. 


Chesang - 19 

Big 12 Championships 


Chesang - 7 

Midwest Region Championships 


Chesang - 1 1 

264 Sports 

Front row: Nick Rodina, 
Drew Tonniges, Rogers 
Kipchumba, Bruno Garcia, 
Jordan Lacore, Mathew 
Chesang, Joe D. Moore, 
Joseph Lee. Back row: 
Derek George, Martin 
Boos, Matt Swedlund, 
Keil Regehr, Erik Sproll, 
Christian B. Smith, Trevor 

Front row: Jamie Holt, Stephanie Black, 

Katrina Regehr, Brandy Sherwood, Elane 

Walker, Stephanie Riegle, Terri Keeler, 

Kelsey Cook. Row 2: Samantha Allen, 

Crystal Borhani, Marja-Lisa Paulson, 

Amiee Finkbeiner, Susan Truax, Courtney 

Franssen, Lindsay Gourlay, Talara Wait, 

Kathryn Baxter. Row 3: Sarah Trapp, 

Alyssa Adams, Katy Bockelman, Jessica 

Carmer, Lori Holcomb, Linzi Hauldren, 

Renee Ecklund, Angela Murray, Amber 

Jaklevich. Back row: Alexandria 

Winberry, Ingrid Shwaiko, Carissa 

Land, Lara Schrock, Abby Betzen, Amy 

Herrmann, Jennifer Riekenberg. 


266 Sports 


Henson, Angela Boos 
and Leslie Burgdorfer, all 
freshmen, compete in the 
Sunflower Showdown 
against KU. "Seeing the 
novice program grow with 
a tremendous amount of 
maturity was great this 
fall," Coach Jenny Hale 
said. — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 


Novices build foundation for program 

THE FALL SCHEDULE for women's crew marked a 
transition. Execution and injuries were a problem for the 
varsity, but the novices were the strongest they had been in 
years, Coach Jenny Hale said. 

"We haven't had particularly strong novice crews the past 
three years," she said. "We've had a coaching staff change 
— we've focused both the novice coach and the assistant 
coach on the novice group this fall — so they've gotten a lot 
of one-on-one and gotten a lot of attention. 

"We've standardized the program and our expectations 
for the group have been realigned so they are in line with the 

With the departure of Kevin Harris and Sandra Chu, 
who received head coaching positions elsewhere during the 
summer, the team gained assistant coach, Paula Donald, a 
Colorado State University graduate, and novice coach, James 
Rawson, from Gonzaga University 

"They are definitely a great group," Rawson said. "I tell 
them to do the work, and they do exactly what needs to be 
done. They are really dedicated." 

Even with a strong novice crew, the varsity eight had 
problems. Technically, the crew rowed better than any other 
year but just didn't execute during the races, Hale said. 

"They have not had a particularly strong season," she said. 
"Execution is where we need to step up and make sure they are 
able to put out there what they are capable of doing." 

Injuries also challenged the team. Only one person in the 
varsity eight's boat remained unhurt. 

"We've had injuries in and out," senior Alyssa Adams 
said. "That's frustrating because we want the best people in 
the boat. We want to be able to be fast because we know we 
can beat a lot of the teams we're up against." 

Despite the problems, the team ended the season 
sweeping KU in the Sunflower Showdown, winning five of 
five races. It was the first time in the six-year history of the 
series that either team had a clean sweep. 

"We had a great team performance and that's what we 
need — not an individual boat performance, but a team 
performance," Hale said. "I think everybody stepped up and 
did their part. The execution was well done, and I was so 
happy for the athletes to enjoy the feeling of sweeping this 

Women's Rowing 267 

ING PRACTICE, members 
of the men's rowing club 
stretch. The team started 
practice at 5:30 a.m. and 
finished before 8 a.m. 
"You learn how to budget 
your time," junior Tristan 
Pyle said. "You have your 
commitment to school 
and your rowing sched- 
ule." — Photo by 
Matt Stamey 


CRAWFORD and senior 

Robert Anderson row 

during practice at Tuttle 

Creek Dam and Reservoir. 

The eight-man boat went 

about two miles for a 

warm up and returned at 

race pace. The four-man 

boat cost around $12,000 

and the eight-man boat 

cost about $20,000. 

— Photo by Matt Stamey 

268 Sports 


ien rowers' commitment pays off 

EACH MORNING at 5:30, the men's rowing team made 
its way to Tuttle Creek Dam and Reservoir for practice. 

Members spent a required 10 hours per week working out 
as a team in addition to optional workouts. 

Though the time put in by the rowing team went 
unnoticed by most students, the rowers still got up every 
morning to practice, Pyle said. 

"I talk with a lot of people around campus and they don't 
even know we have a men's rowing team," Pyle said, "but 
within the rowing community, we are recognized. When we 
walk around at the regattas, other teams know who we are." 

Most of the rowers were involved in other sports in high 
school and wanted to stay in shape, senior Chris Riffel said. 

"It is a great sport to do just because it keeps you in 
excellent shape," he said. "The sports I did in high school, 
cross country and swimming, carry over to rowing." 

Components of other sports related as well. 

"The competitiveness and teamwork you learn in any 
other sport carries over to rowing without a doubt," Pyle 
said. "Plus, the conditioning is relatively the same." 

The team competed in three regattas during the fall and 
five in the spring, traveling to Wisconsin, Tennessee and 

Money for the supplies and travel came from the Student 
Government Association, donations and personal funds. 
Because the team was a club sport, it received no money 
from Intercollegiate Athletics. 

K- State alumnus George Breidenthal, former manager 
of the men's rowing team, made a $500,000 gift to the KSU 
Foundation to help fund a new boathouse for the K- State 
rowing program. The donation took a big chunk out of the 
money needed to complete the $l.l-million boathouse. 

"Even though I'm not going to see it done, it makes me 
excited for the future," Riffel said. "To see someone give that 
much money makes it easier for me to give back." 




Men's Rowing 


?OW, senior Josef 
Karas shot puts during 
the second day of com- 
petition at Wildcat Power 
Classic in Ahearn Field 
House Feb. 15. Karas 
placed sixth in the event 
with a throw of 44 feet, 
9.5 inches, and also fin- 
ished fifth in the men's 
triathlon. — Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

UP AND OVER, junior 

Morgan High completes a 

jump of 5 feet, 10 inches at 

the Wildcat Power Classic. 

High placed third in the 

event. The competition 

was open to any 

competitors from other 

schools and included 

some alumni. The event 

only included sprinting 

and field events. — Photo 

by Lindsey Bauman 

FLYING HIGH, senior Josef 

Karas competes in the 

pole vault during first 

day of the Wildcat Power 

Classic held at Ahearn 

Field House. Karas finished 

first place with a clearance 

of 14 feet, 1.25 inches. 

"We're relatively young," 

Coach Cliff Rovelto said. 

"This men's team was 

perhaps as good a men's 

team as we've ever had. 

Most of our scorers 

were underclassmen, 

so it speaks good for 

the future." — Photo by 

Lindsey Bauman 

Coming Up Strong 


TWO YEARS. Two freshmen. Two conference titles. 

Freshman Kyle Lancaster made 2003 the second straight 
year that a Wildcat newcomer won an event at the Big 12 
Conference Indoor Championships. 

In one of the most competitive events of the day, Lancaster 
cleared 7-1.75 in the high jump, a career best, to help his team 
to an 86 -point, third-place finish. 

"In the Big 12, for freshmen to win an event is a pretty 
significant accomplishment," Coach Cliff Rovelto said. "The 
quality in most events is pretty deep. It is a significant accom- 
plishment and what it says to me is that these freshmen win- 
ning are pretty darn good." 

The men's team finished its season tied for 45th at the 
NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. Junior 
Joseph Lee was the top finisher for the Cats taking fifth place 
in the 800-meter run. 

"You have to acknowledge our coaching staff," sophomore 
Richard Warren said. "We have one of the best coaching staffs 
in the country. 

"We have a lot of post- collegiate athletes training here and 
just working with the athletes on the men's and women's side. 
They've been in big meets, they can prep us on what to expect 
and just the dedication of the athletes, men and women, work 
extremely hard. All those things combined make the track 
programs here extremely successful." 

just thfi facts 


Wildcat Invitational 


Big 12 Championships 


NCAA Indoor Championshi 

ps 45th/27th 

SENIOR AMY MORITMER knew what it was like coming 
in second place in the mile -run at the Big 12 meet. She knew 
what it was like coming in third and fourth, too. On March 1, 
running a race she described as "ridiculously slow," Mortimer 
won the mile in her final indoor conference meet. 

"Throughout her career, Amy has always performed at a 
pretty high level," Coach Cliff Rovelto said. "We, as much as 
others, have kind of taken it for granted, but the significance 
of what she has done is huge." 

At the Big 12, where the women took third with 87 points, 
the 4x400 relay team of freshmen Ashley Stevens and Shunte 
Thomas, sophomore Samantha Murillo and senior Nicole 
Grose was within 1.16 seconds of a new school record. 

The K- State women ended the year in 27th place in the 
NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. 

Mortimer earned All-American status, placing sixth in 
the 3,000 -meter run. She received the honor 11 times in her 
career at K- State. Sophomore Chaytan Hill placed 10th in the 
triple jump and junior Morgan High placed sixth in the high 
jump, also earning All-American status. 

"People are coming to practice everyday and taking care 
of business and being supportive of each other," Mortimer 
said. "Everyone tries as hard as they can, it's not like you can 
find some little extra, everyone already tries to put that extra 
out there no matter what." 

Indoor Track 


Chuckie Williams, Mike 
Evans and Rolando 
Blackman stand at half 
court with plaques that 
highlighted their accom- 
plishments at K-State. 
The members of the 
All-Century team had a 
chance to give the current 
basketball team advice on 
their game. "The team is 
obviously struggling right 
now to find itself and to 
get rooted," Blackman 
said. "They have to know 
and understand that they 
have a strong and very 
rich tradition that they can 
build a base from. They 
have to understand that 
those who came before 
them and the teams that 
came before them were 
very, very good teams and 
had conditional promi- 
nence." — Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

AFTER HIS NAME is called, 
All-Century member 
Rolando Blackman waves 
to the crowd during the 
halftime festivities to 
honor the All-Century 
team. The team included 
10 players and three 
coaches from past 
K- State teams. Blackman 
played for the Wildcats 
from 1978-81. He ranked 
second on K-State's all- 
time scoring list with 
1,844 points and played 
13 seasons in the NBA. 
"The only thing that I 
thought was missing and 
felt bad about was that 
my coach, Jack Hartman 
couldn't be there," 
Blackman said. "That 
is the only thing that I 
thoroughly wished for was 
that he could be with us in 
that arena and experience 
that with us." 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

272 Sports 

ats celebrate 100 years of men's basketball with all-century team 


LIKE ANY PREGAME RITUAL, the men's basketball 
team warmed up on the court, but the atmosphere was dif- 
ferent March 1. 

On the upper level of Bramlage Coliseum, fans lined up for 
autographs from the team, but not the one warming up on the 
court. They wanted autographs from the All- Century team 
composed of 13 standouts from K- State's basketball history. 

"You look up in the crowd and see all those guys who make 
up Kansas State basketball," senior forward Matt Siebrandt 
said. "That's the tradition and you see it and it made the arena 
a lot more special. I wanted to play really well, just to show 
them we're trying to turn it around and that we're trying to 
do what they did." 

The season marked the 100th year of men's Wildcat 

"A lot of the students don't realize that we used to be a 
basketball powerhouse here." Siebrandt said. "(The students) 
want to get it back and we want to get it back and I think 
that linking (the program) to the past helps you to get there 

The team, voted on by fans, comprised 10 players and three 
coaches, including Ernie Barrett, Jack Parr, Bob Boozer, Lon 
Kruger, Chuckie Williams, Mike Evans, Rolando Blackman, 
Ed Nealy, Steve Henson, and Mitch Richmond. Players had 
to at least be first-team all -conference selections during their 
time as a Wildcat to be on the ballot. 

Richmond and Henson were unable to attend due to 
previous engagements. 

"Obviously, it was indeed a real honor," Barrett, 1950 - 1952 
forward, said. "I happened to be the oldest selection of the 

layers from K- State's past honored 

by Andi Rice 

group, having played over half a century ago. On behalf of the 
1950-51 team I was very honored to have someone selected 
to represent that particular team." 

The coaches selected for the team were Jack Gardner ( 147- 
81), Tex Winter (262-117) and Jack Hartman (295-169), who 
died Nov. 6, 1998. 

"It's hard on a new coach to try and build a program up 
and try and get it back where it once was," Winter said. " ( Jim 
Wooldridge) certainly has done an excellent job in bringing in 
new players and trying to keep the tradition alive. Of course, 
the former players appreciate it and 
consequently they'll be much more 
supportive of the program." 

As a part of the tribute, the 
current team wore violet jerseys, 
replicates of the ones worn in the 
late 1970s. 

"We wanted to wear those jer- 
seys to symbolize that we remember 

our past and it's important to us," ALL-CENTURY MEMBERS 

Ernie Barrett, Jack Parr and 
Wooldridge said, "We always talk Bob Boozer ta | k as they 

about connecting the past and the watch th * Wildc . at * play 
° against Missouri, March 1. 

present and we do that, essentially, Barrett said he was happy 

to see the progress the 

because everyone has a sense of pr0 gram was making. 

pride in Kansas State basketball and "' " n *° ne ^ «* * h * 

r when (Jim Wooldridge) 

that's why we connect the dots as we arrived the cupboard was 

really bare," Barrett said. 

do. The bottom line is we want to be 

"As a result it's going to 

successful again. We can't get better take some tim f to ** ix 

° turned around. — Photo 

unless we have a real sense of pride by Lindsey Bauman 
in who we are representing." 

All-Century Basketball Team 


Shattered Hope I 

Wildcats find disappointment down the stretch 


BALL, senior forward Matt 

Siebrandt reaches past 

Athletes First's Tony Heard 

during the first half of 

K-State's exhibition game 

Nov. 13. — Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 

Hayden fights for the ball 

over Iowa State's Jaren 

Homan during the first 

half of the game March 8. 

-Photo by Kelly Glasscock 

GAMES were a trademark for the Wildcats' 
season — the proof was in the last three seconds of their 
final game. 

With 1.8 seconds on the clock, K- State had a two-point 
lead over Colorado in the first round of the Big 12 tournament, 
the ball was inbounded and CU's James White banked a three 
point shot to end the Wildcats' season, 77-76. 

"You can't really blame it on one thing that happened," 
senior forward Matt Siebrandt said. "A lot of freak things 
took place. We just didn't learn how to win a close one. It was 
our fault. It would get down to the final five minutes and we 
could never pull them out." 

But it did not always happen like that. 

The Cats started their season 11-5, including a seven - game 
winning streak going into conference play against No. 23 Texas 
Tech. K- State beat the Red Raiders 68-44 in front of a sold 
out crowd at Bramlage Coliseum. 

"I was thinking that 'OK, we are getting better,'" Coach 
Jim Wooldridge said. "We had a lot of things that we were 
doing pretty well and I think we all felt like we were seeing an 
improved basketball team. We had some guys returning who 
had had productive years for us and we liked the new play- 
ers who were coming in. At times we were a good basketball 
team and then we hit a stalemate and couldn't score the ball 
as easily and we lost some close games." 

Following the defeat of the Red Raiders, K- State lost 
two games on the road against Colorado and Kansas. They 
returned home for a victory over Nebraska. 

"When you get wins it's real important to have a certain 
confidence level," freshman forward Marques Hayden said. "At 
the same time in the back of our minds we knew that we had 
a lot more to come. The Big 12 is the toughest conference in 
the country. We were happy for that day that we won, but the 
next day we knew that we were going to play against a bigger 
and tougher opponent." 

continued on page 276 


RICHARDS is fouled while 

shooting as Missouri's 

Travon Bryant and Jimmy 

McKinney defend during 

the second half of the 

Wildcats' 77-70 loss to 

the Tigers, March 1 in 

Bramlage Coliseum. "I 

think overall the effort 

was there," freshman 

foward Marques Hayden 

said. "It's just the mistakes 

and the turnovers, that's 

the things that kill any 

team, and it killed us." 

— Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 

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completes a dunk on an 

ally-oop from Jarret Hart 

during the Wildcat's 74-63 

victory over Iowa State 

Saturday, March 8. "They 

were not successful down 

the stretch of the season," 

Coach Jim Wooldridge 

said, "but they continued 

to work at it and had a 

belief system and that's 

credit to them." — Photo 

by Kelly Glasscock 

Shattered Hope 

continued from page 274 

Following the win over Nebraska, the Cats did not pull 
it together, adding only two more wins to their record out of 
12 games. 

"Our schedule during that segment became very difficult," 
Wooldridge said. "After the Colorado game we won here and 
after we went to Missouri and played well, I thought we had 
an opportunity there, I thought our season was on the brink 
of being good or coming up short. 

"The turning point for us was the Baylor game at home 
that we dropped. We might have lost some confidence and 
we had some guys struggling to score the ball and we played 
hard and the guys gave a great effort, but we were just having 
a hard time scoring. That was the pivotal game of the season 
for us." 

Nine of the Wildcats' last 11 losses were by nine points or 
less, including a two-point loss to No. 2 Oklahoma in overtime 
and an eight-point shortfall to No. 11 Oklahoma State. 

"It's tough to lose games like that, but it's 
all about sticking together and staying strong," 
Hayden said. "If you look at the games we lost, 
we weren't blown out by a large margin — I just 
think it's one of those things that we should have 
won, but we didn't get it done. It doesn't really 
show up on our record, but I think we know in 
our hearts and our minds that we played our 
butts off." 

The team finished the season 14-18 overall, 
4-13 in conference play. 

"They made some strides," Wooldridge 
said "We are all disappointed that we didn't do 
better in Big 12 play but I do think that this team 
continued to be competitive, and I think that's 
what we had to recognize. I know we all want 
more but they gave an effort and they gave us 


Front Row: Matt 

Siebrandt, Josh Eilert, 

Schyler Thomas, Jarrett 

Hart, Frank Richards, 

Janerio Spurlock, Gilson 

DeJesus, Tim Ellis, 

Marques Hayden. Back 

Row: Robbie Laing, Jim 

Wooldridge, Mike Miller, 

Quentin Buchanan, Travis 

Canby, Pervis Pasco, 

Marcelo Da Burrosa, 

Charles Baker, Jimmy 

Elgas, Chris Salinas. 

276 Sports 

UP AND UNDER, junior 
guard Jarrett Hart does 
a reverse lay-up under 
Iowa State's Jared Homan 
during K-State's 74-63 
victory over the Cyclones. 
Hart made the basket and 
was fouled. He converted 
on the three-point play. 
—Photo by Matt Stamey 

Quentin Buchanan, Matt 
Siebrandt, and Gilson 
DeJesus, watch as a 
missed free throw shot 
travels out-of-bounds 
ending the Cat's upset bid 
against No. 6 Oklahoma. 
Junior guard Tim Ellis 
hit a last minute three- 
point basket at the end of 
regulation play to send the 
game into overtime. The 
Sooners escaped with a 
91-89 victory. — Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

just the facts 

EA Sports All-Stars L 




Athletes First W 


Nebraska W 77-53 



Texas A&M 


Toledo L 




Michigan W 


Oklahoma St. 


Northwestern L 




Arkansas- Pine Bluff W 


Colorado W 62-54 

Wisconsin Green Bay L 




Texas Pan American W 




Wichita St. W 


Iowa St. 


Lipscomb W 




Oregon St. W 




Monmouth N.J. W 




Saint Louis W 


Iowa St. W 74-63 

Central Florida W 


Colorado - Big 12 Tourn 


Texas Tech W 


Colorado L 


Overall record 


Men's Basketball 277 

sophomore Megan 

Mahoney and Ohlde pass 

the medicine ball to each 

other. After their 150- 

minute practices the girls 

either went to weights or 

back to their rooms before 

going to the training table 

at Derby Dining Center for 

dinner. — Photo by 

Matt Stamey 


6 'A" center of attention 

by Andi Rice 

the women's 
basketball team earned through its recruits, one candidate 
fit perfectly. The only thing was — she wasn't so small. 

Three years ago, 6 -foot- 4 -inch junior center Nicole 
Ohlde came to Manhattan from the modest community of 
Clay Center, Kan., population approximately 4,500, to play 
for the then up-and-coming women's basketball team. 

Since that move, she has become one of three juniors on 
the nationally- ranked Wildcat team and has developed into 
a dominant leader for the Cats as an All-American, leading 
the team to one of its best records in school history. 

"Nicole is a leader by example," Coach Debra Patterson 
said. "She is the personality of the team, so to speak, off the 
floor. She is the person, I think, who really exemplifies the 
very best in what our team brings to the floor. She is about 
commitment, she is among strong values, she is about work 
ethic, and she is about fun. 

"I could not ask for a better example, on and off the court, 
than Nicole Ohlde brings, and I don't know that I'll ever have 
another player and person with that kind of package because 
they are so special — they're like one in a million." 

Outside the game, Ohlde had normal student 
responsibilities. Her day began around 8 a.m. when she ate 
breakfast with her closest friends, the rest of the basketball 
team. After breakfast she went to classes, which ended by 
12:20 p.m. so she could go to practice. 

"If I have time after class, I'll come back and eat lunch, 
basically just a sandwich because we have practice right 
away," Ohlde said. "If we don't have time, we sometimes take 
a sandwich with us in the morning. Or, like today, I didn't get 
up in time and I just had to get one at the Union." 

continued on page 281 

Laurie Koehn and Nicole 
Ohlde play Super Mario 
2 in teammate Chealsea 
Domenico's room. After 
dinner, the girls went back 
to their rooms to study 
and relax before going to 
bed. "We leave our doors 
open all the time and we 
go into each other's rooms 
and hangout," Ohlde said. 
"A lot of people borrow 
each other's clothes, I 
mean I can't do that with 
the pants or shoes, but 
I've borrowed people's 
shirts before." — Photo by 
Matt Stamey 

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Nicole Ohlde 



junior NicholeOhlde 

and sophomore Megan 

Mahoney wait, with junior 

Amy Dutmer, to run plays 

during practice. "Every 

person has their role on 

their team and they do 

whatever they have to do 

to help their team," Ohlde 

said. "If you continue to 

play the game and do 

what the coaches say, 

everything falls into 

place." — Photo by 

Matt Stamey 

Ohlde answers questions 
after practice. Due to 
national attention, the 
team's interviews were 
limited to Tuesdays after 
practice. "I think you start 
to get used to (the me- 
dia)," Ohlde said. "I'm not 
sure that is a good thing 
though, just because it's 
something a lot of people 
don't have the opportu- 
nity to experience, so it's 
a big thing." — Photo by 
Matt Stamey 

280 Sports 


continued from page 278 

With the national rankings and publicity the team 
recieved, interviews for the women were limited to Tuesday 
afternoons after practice. Ohlde was often the last player to 
be done with questions from the crowd of reporters. 

"It's nice that the media is looking at Kansas State and 
we are getting some national attention," Ohlde said. "We feel 
grateful that people are wanting to come talk to us and we 
are getting on the national scene." 

After interviews, the team usually worked in the weight 
room for an hour, then went back to Derby Dinning Center for 
dinner at the training table. Afterward they hit the books. 

"A lot of people may say that I'm missing out on like going 
down to Aggieville or going to parties or stuff like that, but 
that's not something I really want to do anyway," Ohlde said. 
"I don't think I'm missing out on a whole lot — I mean, I 
wouldn't be able to travel to the places I travel and I wouldn't 
be able to have such close friends with the girls like I do." 

No matter how repetitive her days were, everyone who 
knew her said Ohlde was about fun, too. 

"We'll just have our own little dance party in the hall," 
sophomore forward Megan Mahoney said. "She likes to dance 
a lot. With her big long lanky body she's a riot. It doesn't really 
matter what we are doing, we have fun together. We could be 
watching paint dry and make each other laugh." 

In the residence halls, Mahoney roomed with Ohlde and 
said she couldn't ask for a better roommate. 

"I've roomed with her for two years," Mahoney said. "I just 
loved her from the first (time we met). She is such a likable 
person and we goof around a lot and keep each other in good 
spirits when the season gets long. She doesn't like to clean so 
I always have to go and pick up her stuff, and she is kind of 
the messy one, but it's great." 

Away from the game, school and having fun, Ohlde said 
she was just happy she had the opportunity to do what she 
loved and didn't take any of it for granted. 

"Most of the time (life) is enjoyable," Ohlde said. "There 
are a few times things are busy, but if you think about all 
the other things that go on in the world, there's nothing I 
shouldn't be grateful for." 

Nicole Ohlde 


HE AIR, junior 

center Nicole Ohlde 

battles for a rebound 

against a University 

of Texas opponent. 

Ohlde had 19 points, six 

rebounds, three assists 

and one block in the 

Wildcats' 71 -69 victory 

over the Longhorns. "They 

were pretty physical and 

Texas usually is, but I 

think a lot of teams we've 

played so far in the Big 12 

have been really physical," 

Ohlde said. "I wouldn't 

say they were the most 

physical, they were just 

another team that likes 

to come out and play 

physically." — Photo by 

Matt Stamey 

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Undersized team overcomes injuries; finishes season No. 8 in the nation 


posts best conference record ever 

by Andi Rice 

Sweet Sixteen squad, the Wildcats' slogan said it all, "Ready 
for More." 

"We had a lot to prove," sophomore forward Megan 
Mahoney said, "I mean, we had kind of a surprise season last 
year and this year teams knew what we had, so we were just 
ready to get after it and see what we could do in the league." 

At the beginning of the season, the Cat's undersized roster 
of 10 was quickly cut to nine when sophomore Kari Hanson 
was out for the season due to illness. 

"We were really optimistic that we might be able to string 
together another real competitive stretch through the Big 12 
conference," Coach Deb Patterson said. "I was 
just really impressed with our ability to do that, 
especially once we learned we lost Kari Hanson 
for the season. 

"That was a major, major concern before 
we took the floor, and for about a week or two 
I wasn't exactly sure how successful we might 
be. But this team really established a level of 
dominance that I was really pleased with." 

K- State began their schedule with seven 
wins before dropping the championship game 
of the Stanford (Calif.) Invitational to Stanford 

"Stanford was a great team; we were on their 
home court," sophomore guard Laurie Koehn 
said. "We were disappointed in that loss but I 
think we learned from it and that's what we want 
to do with every loss we do have. There was a lot 
of the season left, Stanford just came out and competed harder 
than we did that night." 

After the loss to the Cardinal, the Wildcats experienced, 
in the words of Patterson, "a little adversity" when Koehn 
reaggravated a foot injury from a previous season. 

continued on page 285 


HN drives past 
Middle Tennessee State's 
Keisha McClinic during 
K- State's 79-61 win, Dec.6 
at Bramlage Coliseum. 
Koehn was out for most 
of conference play due 
to a reaggrevated ankle 
injury. "Having to sit out 
and miss a lot of games 
(was tough)," Koehn said. 
"Everyone on the team 
stepped up and obviously 
everything went well. Just 
having to sit out and miss 
games when you want to 
be out there playing was 
hard." — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

sophomore Megan 
Mahoney struggles 
against the arms of 
Colorado's Amber 
Metoyer during K-State's 
61 -36 victory over the 
Buffalos Jan. 11. Mahoney 
scored 14 points and 
played 38 minutes. — 
Photo by Matt Stamey 

Women's Basketball 283 

Front row: Kendra 

Wecker, Kari Hanson, 

Laurie Koehn, Kim- 

mery Newsom, Chelsea 

Domenico. Back row: 

Deb Patterson, Kristin 

Becker, Megan Mahoney, 

Brie Madden, Nicole 

Ohlde, Jessica McFarland, 

Amy Dutmer, Galen 

Harkness, SueSerafini, 

Kamie Ethridge. 

284 Sports 


continued from page 283 

"(The team) had to be extremely resilient in the face of cess that we've by and large had, has 

injury," Patterson said. "After losing Kari Hanson before really been initiated and sustained 

the season ever started, losing Chels Domenico for a two- by what they bring day in and day 

and-a-half week period during the (preseason) WNIT, and out." 

then losing Laurie Koehn, from December really all the way After losing the season finale to 

through the conference season, by and large you know those Tech 73-64, the Cats went into the 

are losses that, I think, with a roster as shallow as ours, you Big 12 Tournament seeded No. 2. 
couldn't ever envision a team sustaining the level of excel- The Wildcats' first round 

lence that this one did. And yet they achieved at such a high opponent was Baylor and the Cat's 

level." handed the Bears a 77-60 loss. 

Koehn sat out three games before making a comeback Unfortunately, K- State was matched 

against Iowa where she set a school record — draining 10 against Tech the next night, and .„,-,,,,,,,. . ,-»,, r u 
° d o d ARGUING A CALL, Coach 

three-pointers in the game. again the Red Raiders pulled out Deb Patterson shows her 

frustration and receives a 

But things did not pick up from there when she only a win, 71-65. technical foul during the 

played 37 minutes in the next two games and sat out most of "They are a great team and they rs . a ° , , ae ^9 ame 

* ' b ' ° ' against Oklahoma State, 

the remaining conference games. She returned to the floor deserve all the recognition they Feb. 15. The Wildcats won 

against the Sooners 

for good in K- State's last home game against the University get," Ohlde said. "They have a lot 64-46. — Photo by 

of Kansas, Feb. 26. of great players and a great coaching ey 

"We didn't know her time frame for being out," sopho- staff and they were able to come out 

more forward Kendra Wecker said. "We had to play game by aggressive and didn't allow a seven-point lead to phase them. 

game and we had some players who stepped up. Our whole They came out and just continued to battle back and forth 

bench was doing their job, and that kept us going. Even with with us and were able to pull ahead." 

Laurie out, we continued to win games and I think that is a Despite two conference losses, the women won 14 beating 

sign of a very good basketball team." the 1983-84 record of 12. 

The team's two All- Americans, Wecker and junior center "It's been a fabulous season," Patterson said. "One of the 

Nicole Ohlde joined Mahoney to carry the team to its 14-2 best obviously, if not the best, in Kansas State history. We 

conference record with the only losses coming at Iowa State play and compete at a time when the game is as tough and 

and at Texas Tech. posses as much competition and high- caliber play as ever in 

"(Wecker, Mahoney, Ohlde and Koehn) truly have brought the history of the game and here we find ourselves a top-10 

a firm foundation to this program and I think established us program and a 3 seed in the NCAA tournament. 

as a national caliber program," Patterson said. "These four "I don't know if you could expect or ask for more. It's a 

are absolutely extraordinary in what they bring and the sue- dream -like scenario and season." 

REACHING, sophomore 
center Brie Madden 
struggles for the ball over 
Ball State's Tamara Bowie 
after a free throw in the 
second half of K-State's 
71-61 victory, in the first 
round of the Women's 
National Invitation 
Tournament, Nov. 15. "It's 
been a good season," 
junior center Nicole Ohlde 
said. "We've had, for the 
majority of the time, a 
good season and we've 
had fun doing it and 
we got some big wins." 
— Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

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Women's Basketball 


junior Amy Dutmer and 
sophomore Brie Madden 
watch as the Wildcats 
lose 59-53 to Notre Dame, 
March 25. The Wildcats 
were 7 of 28 from the 
floor in the second half. 
"Hopefully, we will be able 
to use this season to learn 
and grow from," Coach 
Deb Patterson said. "I am 
certainly disappointed for 
them that we will not have 
the opportunity to con- 
tinue to play this season." 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

Unsweetened Season 

AMID A SEA OF PURPLE SHIRTS, when the buzzer 
sounded at Bramlage Coliseum, only a handful of green-clad 
fans cheered. On March 25, No. 1 1 seeded Notre Dame ended 
the No. 3 seeded Wildcats' season with a 59-53 victory. That 
loss destroyed any hopes the Wildcats had of returning to the 
Sweet Sixteen round of the NCAA Tournament. 

"When you've worked all season to earn a No. 3 seed, that's 
a good deal of work," Coach Deb Patterson said. "You're at 
home. You're really, I think, hopeful you will bring your very 
best to this 40 minutes. I think the most disappointing thing 
for us is that we will leave the floor after this game knowing we 
didn't necessarily play to the character we have demonstrated 
all season long. We didn't play to our character physically or 

The Fighting Irish jumped to a 13-4 lead over the Cats 
until sophomore guard Laurie Koehn made a three -point 
basket to tie the game at 23 with 5:45 to go in the first half. 
K- State ended the half with a 31-28 edge. 

"It's kind of hard to recall things right now," Koehn said. 
"We were trying to get out there and keep competing and 
trying to plug away when we were having trouble scoring. 
I'm extremely disappointed. It's devastating and not a good 
feeling. It's not a way you ever want to feel." 

In the second half of the game, Notre Dame's defense 
did not allow a K- State field goal until a three -point basket 
from Koehn with 8:57 to go in the game. The Wildcats never 
regained the lead in the second half. 

"A lot of it was not getting to our spots and not doing the 
things we are capable of," junior center Nicole Ohlde said. 
"But you have to give a lot of credit to Notre Dame. They came 
out and were fired up. They were being big. They were being 


aggressive with their hands up all 
over the place. They w< 
their zone really well." 

, , ,,,. . junior Nicole Ohlde goes 

over the place. They were working for a rebound against 

Notre Dame's Teresa 

Borton during K-State's 

During the 40 minutes of play second-round loss to the 

, . „, , r , Irish. Ohlde finished the 

in their 36th game ot the season, 

game with 15 points and 
1 1 boards. — Photo by 
Matt Stamey 

the Wildcats shot their lowest field 
goal percentage and totaled their 
lowest points of the season. They 
also scored the fewest second-half 
points in K-State history in an 
NCAA tournament game. 

"The disappointment of how 
you competed in this final game 
is very extreme, particularly at 
home," Patterson said. "The first 20 
minutes I'm OK with. The second 
20 minutes — those will be tough 
to let go." 

Two days before the loss ending 
their season, K- State beat Harvard 
79-69. The game was the Wildcats' 
29th win of the season, a school 
record, and their 22nd consecutive 
win in Bramlage Coliseum. 

The Wildcats ended their 
season 29-5. 

"We got in the way of ourselves, 
not being aggressive," sophomore 
forward Megan Mahoney said. "It's hard to realize that we're 
done and we don't have anymore games — the season comes 
to an end quickly." 

Women's NCAA Basketball 

Harvard W 


Notre Dame L 


Tournament record 


Overall record 




senior Brett Beale rides 

Dalton around the 

arena during practice 

at the Fox Creek 

Stables. "It is a goal 

to have a team take a 

zone and qualify for 

regionalsand I think 

this team can do that," 

English Coach Meghan 

Cunningham said. 

— Photo by 

Nicole Donnert 


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ENGLISH TEAM: Front row: Sara Zurliene, Maureen Reynolds, Christine 
Conforti, Sarah Waxman, Anne Brammeier, Meghan Felts, Jenae Grossart, 
Summer Hamil. Back row: Rachel Pierson, Nina Baueregger, Brett Beale, 
Natalie Poholsky, Amber Fox, Katherine Dinkel, Sarah Pittenger, Dehlia 
Burdan, Janelle Orr, Allison Woodworth, Melissa Anne-Marie Thompson, 
Annina Micheli, Jacqueline Griffin, Meghan Cunningham. 

WESTERN TEAM: Front row: Heather Zsamba, Janet Davidson, Ruth 
Bradley, Megan Hemberger, Haley Wilson, Jenni Wells, Erin Rees, Lacey 
Glover, Lindsay Breidenthal. Row 2: Kristin Tanney, Darcy Ferguson, 
Amanda Gigot, Elaine Cobb, Dehlia Burdan, Meghan Felts, Sarah Grotheer, 
Mary Dill. Back row: Sandy Stich, Lindsey George, Jessica Lindsey, Beverly 
Wilson, Andrea Wosel, Caitlin Morrison, Brandi Vogel, Jessica Dubin, Jessie 

288 : Sports 

IN ITS THIRD YEAR as a varsity sport, the equestrian 
team had already opened eyes and turned heads. 

Last season two riders competed at the Intercollegiate 
Horse Show Association's national competition. Western 
rider Brandi Vogel became K- State's first national champion 
rider with her win in advanced horsemanship. 

Kelly Gratny, 2002 graduate, took home third place in the 
open-reining competition. 

In the fall season, the team looked to build on those 

"We have some tradition now," sophomore Allison 
Woodworth said. "We are looking to build on that and who 
knows how far that will take us." 

One thing that changed for the team was the 

For the first two years, the team was in Region two, Zone 
seven — where stiff competition awaited the Cats. Now in 
Region two, Zone nine, the team was pitted against smaller 
schools in Illinois and Missouri. 

"We are the largest school in our Zone by far," Coach 
Lindsay Breidenthal said. "I'm looking for us to do a lot this 
year. The level of competition is not what we are used to and 
I know that our primary goal of taking our entire team to 
nationals should not be a problem." 

The English equestrian team highlighted the year in its 
first show of the season Oct. 25-27 with three straight first- 
place finishes. 

"I am very pleased with our performance this weekend," 
English Coach Meghan Cunningham said. "It wasn't just two 

or three riders but it was the whole team." 

Woodworth led the Wildcats as she was crowned High- 
Point Rider on both Saturday and Sunday. On Sunday the 
Cats set a school record for most points scored in a single 
show, 40. 

Cunningham said she was pleased with Woodworth's 

"Allison always puts out an outstanding ride," 
Cunningham said. "Since she's a sophomore, I expect her to 
be great for us for another two years. She is a very dependable 

Finishing the fall season, the 
Western team closed with a first- 
place finish in the Truman State 
University show, with 22 points 
over Southwest Missouri State. 

Vogel earned High -Point Rider 
honors for the second straight show 
and third time in the season when 
she finished first in open reining 
and open horsemanship. Nine 
other riders won individually to 
set a record for the Cats. 

"I couldn't have asked for the 

women to ride any better than they 

did," Breidenthal said. "When the 

judges are looking at horsemanship 

and skill, we will win out every 



Sarah Waxman competes 
in the intermediate fence 
division at the English 
Show at Fox Creek Stables. 
Waxman placed fourth 
in the division and accu- 
mulated enough points 
to qualify for post season 
competition. — Photo by 
Nicole Donnert 




Intrastate Showdown 


The first game of the KSU Ed Charter Memorial Soccer 
Tournament on Sept. 27 was a defensive battle pitting 
intrastate rivals K- State and KU against each other. 

But 60 minutes was not enough to decide a winner. The 
game ended in a 1-1 tie. 

However, when they played again Sunday afternoon 
there had to be a winner. After the dust settled from the 
eight men's teams battling it out all weekend, the intrastate 
schools were the only ones left standing. 

At halftime of the championship game, the teams were 
tied at 0-0. The worn- down Cats came into the second half 
exhausted and in need of a spark, sophomore goaltender 
Christopher Fey said. 

"This game was just like Friday night - a defensive battle 
where both teams were playing well," he said. 

The team's only score came less than a minute into the 
second half from a goal by senior Jeffrey R. White. 

"We came out of halftime strong," Fey said. "But that 
goal gave us a spark. I saw guys getting to loose balls that 
they may have not gotten before. We really put it all out on 
the line after we got the goal." 

The Cats got the one goal they needed, and Fey kept the 
Jayhawks from touching the back of the net. 

It had been seven years since the Wildcats took the 

riding champions to win tournament 

tournament title. Not only that, but the Wildcats beat 
defending champions, KU. 

Getting to the championship was a feat itself. The 
Cats took down Nebraska 3-2 in two overtimes in a tough 
semifinal game. 

In a game where 
physical play went 
both ways, referees 
dished out eight yel- 
low cards and two red 

The Cats finish- 
ed the weekend 
undefeated with a 4- 
0-1 record . 

Senior Steven M. 

Taylor said winning 

the tournament should give the team confidence VE ' 

backup goal keeper fresh- 
for the rest of the year. man Christopher Borjas 

,,_ . rr ,. . . , warms up for the KU 

Coming off a disappointing start to the game . T he game ended 

season, with losses to KU and Wichita State, ina M tie. "They played 

us rough, almost dirty," 
this can only help us," Taylor said. "We played senior Steven M.Taylor, 

. II- ii i • i club president, said. "Both 

consistently good this weekend, and with wins teams were tired and jt js 

over quality schools like KU and Nebraska, that a lot easier to foul tnan t0 

play defense." — Photo by 
helps our team out a lot." Matt Stamey 

Funmilayo goes for the 
ball against Emporia Sept. 
27.K-Statewon3-1. "We 
saw playing Emporia as 
an opportunity because 
they were a weaker team," 
Christopher Fey, sopho- 
more, said. "We knew that 
we had to come out and 
score the points needed. 
We didn't take it lightly 
though, but we took 
advantage." — Photo by 
Matt Stamey 

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THREE TIMES A WEEK, a lot of scuffling went on 
upstairs behind the weight room in the Chester E. Peters 
Recreation Complex. Eight men caused the commotion as 
they threw each other around on a padded floor mat. 

With half a squad, the K- State Wrestling Club didn't get 
a lot of attention, but that didn't stop them from grappling 
their way to two conference titles, a ninth-place finish in 
the national tournament 2002 and producing two Ail- 

"I'm 100 percent confident that we could be national 
champs if we had a full squad," senior Beau Tillman said. 
"We have a lot of talent here. In the beginning we were just 
guys wrestling around and now we've become a team wrestling 

The men did not receive much funding, so they 
competed in one tournament before conference and national 

"Imagine going to the Superbowl without playing one 
game," Tillman said. "It's hard to win against people who 
have had a full season when you only have one or two matches 
under your belt. The school only pays for the national 
tournament, so we're funding ourselves." 


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Little funding, no coach hardly faze team 

by Andi Rice 

Another problem was the club lacked a full-time coach. 

"It's something we'd definitely like to have," sophomore 
Miles Neiffer said. "Last year we didn't have a coach at all. This 
year, Beau Tillman has kind of stepped up; he isn't wrestling 
this semester so he's kind of assumed that role. It would be 
nice to have a full-time coach but we've got to make do with 
what we've got." 

Despite coaching problems, the eight teammates motivated 
each other to spend two hours three times a week practicing 
and conditioning for conference and national competitions. 

"(Not having a coach) makes it a lot more personal," 
senior Karl Singer said. "You have to push yourself rather 
than having a coach there telling you to practice everyday. 
We've got to do the recruiting, and train ourselves and get 
ourselves ready to compete." 

Tillman said he really did not consider himself a coach, 
just a captain who tried to let club members experience college 

"It's about having someone in your corner," he said. 
"When we go to competitions, they need someone to be on 
their side coaching them and telling them what to do. I just 
wanted to do that and be there for them." 

WRESTLING at the Chester 
E. Peters Recreation Com- 
plex, junior Thayne Heusi 
gets ready to turn sopho- 
more Miles Neiffer with a 
power half. The club did 
not have a coach so mem- 
bers set their own practice 
schedule and made their 
own itinerary. "(The Rec 
is) all right," Heusi said. 
"It gets a little distracting 
with so much stuff going 
on and we'd like to have 
the room a little bit hotter 
to help us sweat and lose 
weight, but there is noth- 
ing we can do about it." 
— Photo by 
Matt Elliott 




Coach David McClure, 

helps rake the arena 

halfway through the 

competition, Feb. 21. The 

KSU rodeo team had 

eight members who 

competed. "I'd sure like 

to have more," McClure 

said. "Last year we had 20 

people, it's more of the 

quality than the quantity 

though." — Photo by 

Matt Elliott 


Midwest meets old west 

'EAMS brought bronc busting, bull 
riding and steer wrestling to Weber Arena at the 47th annual 
KSU Rodeo, Feb. 21-23. 

With 416 competitors and 700 entries, the rodeo was one 
of the largest K- State competed in. The only thing missing 
was more K- State participants. 

Southwest Oklahoma State's Cord McCoy said K- State 
didn't get much recognition because they only had eight 
members due to eligibility, but they put on a great show. 

"It's an awesome rodeo," McCoy said. "The only thing I 
feel bad about is that this is my fourth year and the last time 
I get to come to the K- State College Rodeo. I love this rodeo. 
It's always good times, good fans and good stock." 

Senior Stacia Wood and sophomore Kasey Lee qualified 
for the final round, Feb. 23. 

"K- State usually puts on one of the best rodeos in our 
region and it's usually one of the biggest," Wood said. "Our 
club is very small compared to most of the other schools. This 
year we only have eight team members traveling to the rodeos 
and we usually have about 20 or so." 

Wood placed sixth in goat tying with a time of 7.0 seconds 
and Lee placed seventh in barrel racing with a time of 26.37. 

continued on page 297 

jumps off her horse to 
rope a goat in Weber 
Arena. Wood competed 
in the goat tying and 
the break-away events, 
placing sixth in goat tying. 
"To prepare for a rodeo, 
each of us practice our 
event," Wood said. "(We) 
try to set up different 
situations that might 
occur, and we practice so 
things become automatic 
when we get to a rodeo." 
— Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

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296 Sports 


sophomore Kasey Lee 

competes in barrel racing 

during the short go round 

oftheKSU Rodeo, Feb. 23. 

She placed seventh in the 

event with a time of 26.37 

seconds. Lee and senior 

Stacia Wood were the only 

two members of the team 

who made it to the final 

round. — Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 


senior Joanna Riffel, 

sophomore Prairie 

Slaven points out her 

family and friends in 

the crowd before they 

entered the arena as Miss 

Rodeo contestants, Feb. 

21. Slaven was crowned 
Miss Rodeo K- State, Feb. 

22, before the evening's 
events began. — Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 


continued from page 294 

"I didn't have that great of a weekend," Wood said. "It's 
kind of hard to concentrate as much when you are putting on 
a rodeo because you are so worried about your different jobs 
and running around trying to get that stuff done; that you 
can't really concentrate. I just didn't have a very good weekend, 
compared to how I should." 

The women's team scored 20 
points, finishing in 10th place. 

"We bring a lot of people in 
to help with our rodeo so it's 
successful," Wood said. "We don't 
put it on to be recognized, we just 
put it on. I think it's a great event for 
the community. There aren't very 
many rodeos around here, and I 
think it's great that they can come 
and get a taste of the old west tradition." 

Other members competing in the rodeo were seniors Leah 
Tenpenny and Brett Curry in break away and steer wrestling, 
respectively, juniors Brandon Dreyer and Matt McKinstry, in 
bare back riding and calf roping, respectively, and sophomore 
Jody Holland, in barrel racing. 

"I didn't do very good," Dreyer said. "I would have liked 
to have done a lot better than I did, but I had a good horse 
and there's no shame in bucking off a good horse. I'll get him 
next time, I guess." 

Grant Boyer, member of 
the KSU rodeo club looks 
on as horses are led into 
Weber Arena during the 
KSU Rodeo. Cold weather 
plagued the event and the 
contestants were allowed 
to warm their horses up in 
the arena between events. 
— Photo by 
Nicole Donnert 



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Tournament for anniversary of sport's founding 

by Nabil Shaheen 

intramural badminton 
championships, senior 
Jay R. Herrmann, returns 
a volley at the Chester E. 
Peters Recreatonal Com- 
plex. Herrman started 
playing as a sophomore 
when his fraternity signed 
him up. "I like to stay 
active," he said, "and this 
is a good way to do it." 
— Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

TWO GUYS, two rackets and a birdie were on the court 
Oct. 17 at the Chester E. Peters Recreational Complex to 
determine the best badminton player at K- State. 

The match between freshman Matthieu Trenit and 
graduate student Zhefeng Zhao took all of 10 minutes to 

In the 130th anniversary year of the sport of badminton, 
Zhao was declared intramural champion. 

"It feels good, but I would like to see other very good 
players around," Zhao said. "There 
were some who were even better 
than me, but they've all graduated. 
I hope this sport can become more 
popular and more people will play 

Although badminton was one 
of the less popular racket sports, 
the quick matches took a lot out of 
an athlete, Zhao said. 

"It's a very demanding sport, 
you can have lots of exercise," he said. "I like the movement 
control of the birdie because I have learned I can control the 
birdie. It's partly because I'm kind of good at it, and that's 
why I like it very much." 

Though badminton was hidden in the K- State 
intramural world, Jay R. Herrmann, senior in construction 
science management, said it provided an opportunity at a 
new sport and a chance to meet new people. 

"I don't know that it offers anything more," he said, "but 
it's enjoyable because you get to meet a ton of new people. 
And I think it's fun to be competitive. Plus, it's a pretty good 
workout, especially if you're playing someone at your skill 
level, you're going to be really competitive and fighting for 
every point." 

That competitive drive drew the 1 19 people who signed 
up for the individual competition, John Wondra, assistant 
director for intramurals, said. 

"It's a chance to compete individually and test their 
sharpness as an individual," Wondra said. "On a team sport, 
you're only as strong as your best player, where here you are 
on your own. It's also a chance for recreation and exercise." 

BIRDIE, Matthieu Trenit, 
freshman, competes in 
the championship match 
against Zhefeng Zhao, 
graduate student. Zhao 
won the tournament. 
In fall 2003, the two will 
team up and compete as 
doubles partners. 
— Photo by Drew Rose 



sophomore Patrick 

Rohrer practices at the 

Natatorium. The Swim 

Club practiced Monday 

through Thursday for 

90 minutes. "Swimming 

is kind of a hard sport," 

junior Robert Heil said. 

"I know that there are a 

lot of swimmers here at 

K-State, there are some 

really good ones. It's 

hard enough that guys 

have done it all their 

high school career and 

they don't want to come 

out again for college. 

Hopefully, we can get it 

going and get some of 

them back." — Photo by 

Lindsey Bauman 

freshmen Suzanne 

Schreiber and Benjamin 

Weigand listen to senior 

Scott Allen as he tells 

them their workout 

schedule for the practice. 

"If we want to compete 

we can," Allen said. "But 

not yet, last semester we 

had out of 20 swimmers, 

five or 10 who were really 

in shape to compete and 

who could really compete. 

We have got lots of 

people who would love 

to, but right now we are 

just practicing and trying 

to get in shape and trying 

to get some interest up 

again." — Photo by 

Drew Rose 

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Sink or Swim 

THE SWIM CLUB struggled with low attendance since 
its start in 1997. 

David Sexton and a group of Manhattan High School 
graduate swimmers started the club when they came to 
K- State. They hoped to see it build to United States Swimming 

"One of the obstacles was attendance and trying to get 
people interested," Sexton, founding president, said. "The 
other main concern was the rec services doesn't allow us 
to use their times as an organized club time. We had to go 
through and see if the LIFE program would allow us to use 
their pool." 

As obstacles surfaced, the club fizzled out and the USS 
membership expired. 

But, two years ago Scott Allen, another original member, 
decided to try again. 

"When I took it over I wanted to do the USS thing again, 
and it was going well," he said. "We didn't have as good of a 
turnout as I wanted, but it was decent enough to compete. We 
couldn't go against KU or anything but recently KU cut their 
team and then some other Big 12 teams have been cut out, so 
NCAA-wise, we just didn't have a chance." 

Allen became president and coach of the team and hoped 
to build it back up before he graduated in fall 2003. 

"In the past year, I've kind of built it back up," Allen 
said. "In the past two years, people just came and went. Our 
numbers fluctuated between three and four swimmers up to 
like 15. Right now we are just at a building stage." 

With the team registered as a club, junior member Robert 
Heil looked at it as just that. 

"We are a club since we kind of just got started," Heil said. 
"We all don't really know each other yet. We want to get some 
more people out so we can maybe start clicking a little bit and 
get more people involved so we'll feel more like a team. Right 
now it's just fun and something else to do." 





Michael Marstall, printer 
specialist, watches as 
a gaggle of geese walk 
across the fairway. The 
tournament was a scram- 
ble where the team played 
the best hit ball. "It's a day 
off from work, a chance 
to play, do something 
relaxing out of the work 
environment with the 
guys, a little something 
other than work, and we 
just have a lot of fun," 
Marstall said. — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 


printer specialist, watches 

as Edward Wilburn, 

director of printing 

services, putts. The groups 

formed usually among 

people in a department. 

"It's great to be able to 

compete with a group and 

enjoy the group. You get 

a little rivalry among the 

other people you know. 

Most of us don't compete 

other than in scrambles," 

Marion Noble, professor in 

kinesiology, said. — Photo 

by Matt Potchad 

302 Sports 

Faculty members take a 


to relax, golf with co-workers 

by Ands Rice 

SOME PROFESSORS scheduled tee times around classes 
to compete in the annual Faculty and Staff Golf Tournament 
at Rolling Meadows Golf Course Oct. 27. 

"I showed a film in my 8:30 a.m. class," Mark Barnett, 
professor in psychology, said. "I had to bring a projector from 
Bluemont to Justin Hall and I was thinking how fast I could 
drag it back up the hill so I would make my tee time. But I 
did prepare better for the class than I did to come out here 
and play." 

One hundred thirty- four faculty and staff members took 
a few hours of their day to play away from their offices. 

"They enjoy themselves," Mike Webb, PGA golf 
professional and course manager, said. "It gives them one 
day that makes their next 30 go a little bit easier." 

For most participants, it was a way to enjoy a day with their 
colleagues rather than a day of tough competition, Michael 
Marstall, printer specialist, said. 

"We end up having fun," Marstall said. "I think we come 
out here trying to do well, but we haven't come close yet. 
Realism sets in. We joke with each other all the time." 

While on the course, Marstall's group was interrupted by 
a gaggle of geese. 

"They were walking across the fairway and we were 
wagering who would hit them first," Marstall said. "To tell 
you the truth, it almost happened." 

John Devore, professor in electrical and computer 
engineering; Steven Starrett, associate professor in civil 
engineering; Larry Glasgow, professor in chemical engineering, 
and David Soldan, professor and department head in electrical 
and computer engineering, won the competition. 

"We're very competitive," Starrett said. "It's all in good 
fun, and it gives an opportunity to work on a task that isn't 

Faculty Golf 




304 Sports 

ON HOLE NINE, Gustavo 
Ramirez, freshman in 
environmental design, 
aims for the hole in the 
statue that is the target as 
Charles Vega, freshman 
in environmental design, 
watches. Hole nine was 
nicknamed the "hole, 
hole" because of the hole 
in the three-piece sculp- 
ture that provided the 
target. The holes ranged 
from trees to statues to 
light poles and the tee 
boxes were white half 
circles with arrows point- 
ing in the direction of the 
hole. — Photo by 
Matt Stamey 

Clift, alumnus, puts his 
disc away, while Ralph 
Nyberg, Manhattan 
resident, plans his strategy 
for the next hole. Clift 
has regularly played the 
campus course since the 
late-1970s on Saturday 
and Sunday afternoons 
when the weather permit- 
ted. "Virtually every hole 
has changed in some 
way," Clift said. "I first 
played (the course on 
campus) in the early 70s, 
but the course would have 
been completely different 
then." — Photo by 
Karen Mikols 


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disc golf offers different view of campus 

one path on campus most Saturday and Sunday afternoons. 

To the average eye, the path winded around sculptures, 
trees and buildings, but to disc golfers campus altered into 
an 18 -hole course. 

Scott Kohl and Gary Clift, K- State alumni, and Ralph 
Nyberg, Paul Nyberg and Mark Morgan, Manhattan residents, 
met at the W parking lot by the Marianna Kistler Beach 
Museum of Art by noon, and started their routine game at 
12:30 p.m. 

"I play the course only in order to be out with the 
fellows and move around a little bit," Clift said. "It's a social 
opportunity more than a competition. It's one of those 
homecoming opportunities." 

West of the limestone wall separating campus from 
Manhattan Avenue, a concrete slab laid amongst the trees for 
the first tee box. The hole was a tree marked with two faded, 
spray-painted, white lines. After each of the men hit the target 
they moved to tee box No. 2 in the parking lot. 

As the university modified its campus, the course was 
adjusted to accommodate the new features, which usually 
became hazards to the holes. 

At hole No. 2, the Vietnam Memorial, added in 1989, 
became a hazard for the players. 

On hole No. 9, a three-piece sculpture made of cast 
concrete and stainless steel became the target. 

"Some of the holes have changed numerous times since 
I've been playing," Ralph Nyberg said. "We used to shoot at 
the art, but a number of years ago someone told us the art 
was suffering so we changed and now we shoot at objects 
around the art. When the university makes a change, we 
make a change." 

Cole said the course was more challenging and more 
entertaining because of its constant changes. 

"There is nothing wrong with change — it's fun," Cole 
said. "When you're at work, it's crappy because you're working. 
But when you're playing the course, you're outside having fun 
even if you're playing bad. A bad day of golf is better than a 
good day of work any day." 


Disc Golf 


Considering ;j NG expenses, proximity to 
campus, organizational structure and resident population density, 
students opted to live in greek COMMUNITIES, 

residence halls, scholarship houses or 
^^ apartments and houses independent 

^ 1 ^^ of K- State affiliation. 

Photo by Matt Stamey 


Alex Ott, junior in 
psychology, partici- 
pates in the Greek 
Week hot dog- 
eating contest. 

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alpha of clovia 

^^ l>\ Nabil Shaheen 


Women join greeks for Homecoming Week celebrations; both gain 
benefits from additional participants in ceremonies, festivities 

OVIA members wanted to get more out 
of their Homecoming experience. After a one -year absence, 
they rejoined the greek organizations for the festivities. Alpha 
Delta Pi accepted the women's cooperative house to join and 
formed the group of ADPi, Alpha Gamma Rho, Clovia and 
Theta Xi. 

"We decided the more the merrier," said Elizabeth 
Younger, ADPi Homecoming chair and junior in psychology. 
"They were a big help and gave us a chance to know more 
than just guys." 

The week was a change of pace for Clovia because of the 
number of activities members participated in and the number 
of people in the events, said Cori Woelk, Clovia president and 
senior in animal sciences and industry. 

"We got a lot more involved," Woelk said. "They do a lot 
of activities during the week and there was a lot going on. 
We had a great time with the pairings that we had. Our girls 
got to meet a lot of new people and hopefully gained lots of 
personal interaction." 

Lynn Jackson Wichita 

House Mother 

Bethany Adams Pomona, Kan. 

Music Education • SO 

Walinda Arnett Medicine Lodge, Kan, 

Early Childhood Education • JU 

Carrie Behrends Webber, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Crystal Behrends Courtland, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • SO 

Jessica Behrends Webber, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Jennifer Bolte Jewell, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Karrie Brashear Hoisington, Kan. 

Feed Science Management • FR 

Alexzandrea Cowley Wichita 

Elementary Education • SO 

Laura Dunn Humboldt, Kan. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • SO 

Melissa Ebert Rossville, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Gretchen Gehrt Alma, Kan. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • SO 

Carmelita Goossen Hillsboro. Kan. 

Agriculture Education • JU 

Lauren Hatfield Salina, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Erin Heinen Cawker City, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • FR 

With Clovia's help, the four groups earned first place in 
parade spirit, second in Wildcat Request Live, third in Paint 
the 'Ville and fourth in Pant-the-Chant. 

"Working on projects like the float and Pant-the-Chant 
— that's when a large number of people from our pairings 
came together," said Colleen Kramer, Clovia Homecoming 
chair and junior in agricultural economics. "It was fun to 
socialize with them daily and work together on this." 

The new faces from Clovia added much needed enthusiasm 
to the group, Younger said. 

"They helped with spirit," she said. "They were so excited 
to do it and added so much to our group. Being their first time, 
they were more excited and provided more spirit." 

The memorable new experiences answered questions about 
future involvement with the greeks during Homecoming 
Week, Kramer said. 

"We all had a great time this year," she said. "We still 
talk about the fun we had and so I know we'll do it again 
next year." 

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alpha of clovia 

Lindsey Jaccard Louisburg, Kan. 

Kinesiology • SR 

Andrea Jantzen Peabody, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SR 

Rachael Johannes Waterville, Kan. 

Interior Architecture • SO 

Heather Kellogg Riley, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Karla Kepley Thayer, Kan. 

Dietetics • SO 

Celeste Kern Chase, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Colleen Kramer Oskaloosa, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • JU 

Jana Loomis lola, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SR 

Lisa Pryor Manhattan 

Elementary Education • FR 

Mary Radnor Scott City, Kan. 

Mathematics • JU 

Cherie Riffey Sawyer, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SO 

Sara Roberts Hartford, Kan. 

Life Sciences • SR 

Andra Schlagel Olathe, Kan. 

Biology • FR 

Erin Schmidt McPherson, Kan. 

Dietetics • JU 

Allison Schoen Downs, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Amanda Scott McPherson, Kan. 

Agriculture Education • JU 

Beth Shanholtzer McCune, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • JU 

Tara Solomon Yates Center, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • JU 

Barbara Spohn White City, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Gwen Thomas Carlisle, Penn. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Elizabeth R. Townsend Weskan, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • JU 

Kimberly Townsend Weskan, Kan. 

Life Sciences • SR 

Samantha Tracy Virgil, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Andrea Valerio Peck, Kan. 

Sociology • SO 

Jackie Wallace Ottawa, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Rachel Wassenberg Blue Rapids, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

Jill Wenger Powhattan, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • SR 

Jessica Wesley Lake City, Kan. 

Agriculture Education • JU 

Katie B. Wilson Elmdale, Kan. 

Agronomy • FR 

Cori Woelk Tribune, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SR 

Amber Young. 

Walton, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Scholarship House 



a run for office 

House supports 2 members in campaign for SGA positions 

; and Gregory 
Woodyard campaigned for student body president and vice 
president, respectively, in spring 2002, they not only wanted 
to make an impact on campus, but also ran to represent Smith 
Scholarship House. 

Greene, senior in management and pre-law, said the pair 
decided to run in spring 2001. 

"We wanted to try to make a difference on campus," he 
said. "I was trying to enhance the image of the Smith house 
— a lot of people didn't know much about it." 

Greene said Woodyard, junior in business administration, 
possessed several qualities he liked as a running mate. 

"He's a good debater," Greene said. "He's able to think 
quickly, and he's a good negotiator. He got us a good deal 
when we bought our (campaign) T-shirts." 

When the two ran, Greene said they did not expect to 
do well because of their ages. Woodyard was a sophomore 
and Greene was a junior, by hours, however, it was his third 
semester at K- State. 

Steve Forsythe, alumnus and former Smith president, said 
the house supported Greene and Woodyard. 

Anneliese Snyder Winfield, Kan. 

House Mother 

Ryan Aikens Miltonvale, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • SO 

Chad Arnold Clearwater, Kan. 

History • FR 

Travis Bean Luray, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • FR \ 

Adam Boyd Abilene, Kan. L 

Joshua Bunnel Welda, Kan. 

Geography • SO 

Joshua Campa Newton, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Will Feldkamp Sylvan Grove, Kan. 

Agribusiness • SR 

Lucas Flax Hays, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • SO 

Christopher Fogle Plainville, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • FR (iW&'V.*"'^ 


Kenneth Gitchell Hutchinson, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • FR 

Christopher Greene Argyle, Texas 

Management • SR B ._ M 

Andrew Heier Ouinter, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 

Anthony Herrman Manhattan 

Journalism and Mass Communications • JU ] 

Joseph Kern Chase, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

"Going into it," Forsythe said, "I don't know if the 
expectations were real high because they were young and 
hadn't really been involved in any of it before. But we were 
really proud because they took it seriously — it wasn't just a 
joke to them." 

House members supported the campaign by purchasing 
T-shirts and helping in other areas. For example, when 
Greene and Woodyard were unable to speak at functions, 
other members campaigned in their place. 

Some campaign issues included a campus shuttle system, 
a different grading system, and the enforcement of dead-week 

Although the two were defeated in the primaries, Greene 
said it was worth the effort. 

"I'm proud that we went out and tried, at least," he said. 
"We gave it our best shot and I think overall the guys in the 
house were very proud." 

Woodyard also said the house showed support after the 
election results were announced. 

"They weren't disappointed that we didn't win," he said. 
"At the time, they were just proud that we tried." 

310 People 


Kyle Kuhlman Smith Center, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • SO 

Matthew J. Lewis Hoxie, Kan. 

Secondary Education • JU 

Nathan Matthew Moore Hope, Kan. 

Chemistry • SO 

Hien Nguyen Wichita 

Computer Engineering • JU 

Nathan Old Wichita 

Open-Option • FR 

Carl Palmer Wichita 

Environmental Design • FR 

Shawn Sherraden Chapman, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • SR 

Mark Sibilla Salina, Kan. 

Art • FR 

Michael Simmon Valley Center, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Matthew D. Smith Leavenworth, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • FR 

Winfield, Kan. 

Engineering • FR 

Utica, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Towanda, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • SO 

SINGING "You've Lost 
Dominic Gelinas, senior 
in computer science, 
and other Marlatt Hall 
residents serenade the 
women of West Hall. Both 
halls enjoyed a barbecue 
afterward. — Photo by 
Matt Elliott 

Scholarship House 



£ A * by Natalie Gervais 

c> elt- made 

Completing tasks in cooperation women experience real-world situations, 
sustain independence from greek system, residence halls 

PANS cluttered the Smurthwaite Scholarship 
House kitchen as a group of women worked to create a meal 
for 46 others. It was part of their daily routine. 

In 1961, Smurthwaite opened with a cooperative -living 
environment. The women cooked and cleaned the house to 
earn a reduced living rate. 

Smurthwaite continued to incorporate the independent 
lifestyle, but also joined forces with the Department of 
Housing and Dining Services, which provided Smurthwaite 
with a kitchen manager, who assigned house duties to the 
women, and a student dietician who planned meals to be 

The women began working three hours before the meal 
was to be served. Preparation started early because the 
amount of water needed for the large quantity of food took 
an hour to boil on the stove. 

"Some girls learned how to cook, who didn't know how, by 
living in Smurthwaite," Mary Arnold, freshman in secondary 
education, said. "I think we all gained a sense of camaraderie 

Mary Arnold Kingman, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 
Heidi Aschenbrenner Fenton, Mo. 

Interior Architecture • SR 

Megan Ballard Madison, Kan. 

Music Education • FR 
Mickaela Bonnewell Andover, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 

Kelly Brooks Hays, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

Andrea Cardona Fort Riley, Kan. 

Human Ecology and Mass Communication • SO 

Rebecca Corn Inman, Kan. 

Agronomy • SO 

Laura Doherty Shawnee, Kan. 

Dietetics • SR 

Marcia Jo Dolechek Wichita 

Elementary Education • JU 

Laura Feldkamp Wichita 

Secondary Education • SO 

Regina Fleming Manhattan 

Biology • JU 

Ashley Friend Shawnee, Kan. 

Biology • FR 

Michelle Goetz Valley Center, Kan. 

Interior Architecture • SO 

Casey Goodlin Lansing, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • FR 

Jessica Heier Quinter, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • SR 

from helping each other out." 

Since house duties were based on seniority, freshmen were 
generally assigned cooking duties. 

"Let's just say that it takes a long time for people to learn 
how to make gravy," Heidi Aschenbrenner, junior in interior 
architecture, said. "Lots of stuff gets burnt and there are a lot 
of flat cookies but we have an open kitchen so there is always 
lunch meat for sandwiches." 

Besides cooking meals, house members were required to 
clean the entire house except for the bathrooms. 

If a girl missed an assigned duty, she received a verbal 
warning from the kitchen manager and was required to do 
extra duties. After one warning, she was sent to the judicial 

"Women learn the importance of being responsible 
for each other," said Jessica Heier, junior in industrial 
engineering. "We all come from diverse backgrounds and 
are involved in different activities. We depend on each other 
which is a unique way to build a community." 

312 People 


Sarah Meitl Dresden, Kan. 

Anthropology • FR 

Jessica Ostmeyer Topeka 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

Nicole Ostmeyer Grinnell, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Sheena Pankey Colorado Springs, Colo. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • FR 

Esther Popp Studley, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 

Jessica Post Meriden, Kan. 

Interior Design • SO 

Christina Renneke Topeka 

Biology • SO 

Jennifer Riedesel Berryton, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

Amy Runnebaum Carbondale, Kan. 

Secondary Education • JU 

Kalena Schroeder Goessel, Kan. 

Modern Languages • JU 

Madison, Kan. 
Music Education • FR 

Chanute, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • FR 

HUNTING in pudding 
for bubblegum, Jessica 
Heier, senior in industrial 
engineering, competed 
in Crazy Cat Kickoff Nov. 4 
for Smurthwaite Scholar- 
ship House. — Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

Scholarship House 





deck the halls 

g Residents combine efforts to string lights, display 


holiday decorations to celebrate the season 

Lighting the sky in the cool night air, residents of Strong 
Complex ushered in the holiday spirit by hanging 12 strings 
of brilliant white garland lights around Boyd, Putnam and 
Van Zile halls. 

"I just had this idea since last year," Kyle Larson, sophomore 
in elementary education, said. "It had never been done with a 
residence hall before this year." 

Larson organized the event and said she would not change 
anything regarding plans to repeat it. 

"Everything ran smoothly," Larson said. "The whole 
day's events were great. No one even fell off a ladder or 

The cost of the event rounded out at nearly $270. The 

Melissa Baier Great Bend, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Laura Beier Topeka 

Elementary Education • SO 

Penny Bolton Fort Worth, Texas 

Kinesiology • SO 

Jamie Bowman Topeka 

Interior Design • FR 

Kyung-Won Choi Seoul, Korea 

English • JU 

Aaryn Clark El Dorado Hills, Calif. 

Nutritional Sciences • JU 

Anna Clark El Dorado Hills, Calif. 

Chemistry • JU 

Ashley Clayton Hutchinson, Kan. 

Political Science • FR 

Kristin Coleman Derby, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Jennifer Compton Wichita 

Music Education • FR 

Tammie Lynn Compton Leavenworth, Kan. 

Sociology • FR 

Annaelyse Cordes Fort Lewis, Wash. 

Finance • JU 

Holly Cribbs Wichita 

Family and Consumer Education • JU 

Kimberly Dicus Leawood, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Jennifer Dillon Hope, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Chelsea Doonan Hoisington, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Laura Downing Port Byron, III. 

Business Administration • SO 
Janine Feldkamp Onaga, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 
Johanna Forgy Havensville, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Ashley Frederking Sylvan Grove, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SO 

Strong Complex residents and the Strong Complex Governing 
Association provided funding. 

"I helped cook the dinner for everyone after the lights 
were put up," Holly Cribbs, junior in family and consumer 
education, said. "We made soup and bread and brownies in 
the Putnam Hall kitchenette." 

Residents and staff took part in the day-long activities, 
including dinner and a movie, which were capped off with 
the lighting. 

"I would estimate that in all of the day's activities, well 
over 50 people participated," said Missy Burgess, assistant 
residence life coordinator for Boyd Hall. "It was a great activity 
and mixer for all involved." 

314 People 


Jillian Furlo Stafford, Va. 

Secondary Education • JU 

Jessica Griffin Lenexa, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Misti Johnson Kensington, Kan. 

Family and Consumer Education • SO 

Jody Kemp Atchison, Kan. 

Social Science • JU 

Karen Klein Derby, Kan. 

Architecture • JU 

Loree Kronblad Prairie Village, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Randi Langley Wichita 

Psychology • SO 

Meredith Lee Overland Park, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

Megan C. Lewis Saint John, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Alicia Lloyd Hastings, Neb. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • JU 

Samantha Marshall Wichita 

Business Administration • FR 

Michelle Maynes Olathe, Kan. 

Secondary Education • JU 

Melissa Neuman Salina, Kan. 

Economics • SO 

Dinah Olson Bennington, Kan. 

Mass Communication • JU 

Elizabeth Plummer Olathe, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

Michelle Radatz Lindsborg, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Dianne Redler Saint Marys, Kan. 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • SR 

Callie Spear Stilwell, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Sarah Tjaden Smolan, Kan. 

Fine Arts • SO 

Abigail Waymire Wichita 

Open-Option • FR 

Maple Grove, Minn. 
Animal Sciences and Industry • JU 

Lewis, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

ON HER WAY to dinner, 
Michelle Brodin, 
sophomore in pre- 
veterinary medicine, 
walks out of Boyd Hall. 
Residents decided to 
string lights on all of the 
Strong Complex buildings 
to celebrate the holiday 
season. This was the first 
year any of the residence 
halls were decorated in 
such a manner. — Photo 
by Katie Lester 

Residence Hall 315 


mixed drinks 


j§ Free drinks, music, alcohol awareness education bring 
ja* Ford women together for safe event, socializing 

Whirring blenders, lively music and flashing lights 
welcomed residents entering the hall's basement for Mocktails 
Around Midnight, an alcohol awareness program organized 
by the Ford Hall Governing Board Dec. 5. 

The event educated residents about the consequences of 
irresponsible drinking. 

"We wanted them to have fun," said Tanisha Jackson, HGB 
secretary and sophomore in business administration, "but we 
also wanted them to learn about the effects of alcohol." 

Jackson and five other residents comprised the bartending 
crew and served Shirley Temples, cherry Cokes and fruit 
smoothies to attendees. 

"I didn't think there'd be that many people at all," Kelby 
Wiswell, freshman in open- option, said. "I've seen a lot of 
people I know, and I didn't expect that." 

The initial line at the bar numbered nearly 60 residents. 
Bartender Melanie Lee, HGB educational chair and 
sophomore in political science, said she was also impressed 
with the crowd. 

Meaghan Abood 

"I think the turnout was pretty good," Lee said. "We went 
through a lot of stuff." 

In addition to providing free drinks, the bartenders set 
up tables with snacks and informational brochures about 
the effects of alcohol abuse. Attendants answered alcohol - 
awareness trivia for prizes of candy, pens and lip gloss. 

Residents arrived with friends and congregated in 
groups. Jennifer Orta, freshman in journalism and mass 
communications, attended the event with two friends from 
her floor and stayed until last call around midnight. 

"It was fun," Orta said. "I thought it was a really good idea 
to get the hall together like that. They should have things like 
this more often." 

The social aspect of mocktails was just as important as 
the educational value, Lee said. 

"It was a fun social program that also educated the 
residents about alcohol," she said. "We wanted to have 
everyone come together to promote the community of Ford 
Hall and to learn something worthwhile." 

Hannah Albers. 


Industrial Engineering • JU 

Brownell, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SO 

Alaine Argo Wichita 

Pre-Health • FR 

Kristin Baker Hutchinson, Kan. 

Social Work • SO 

Monique Baker Omaha, Neb. 

Open-Option • FR 

Jennifer Bakumenko Kinsley, Kan. 

Management • JU 

Shawndra Banks Kansas City, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • FR 

Alexis Bauer Burdett, Kan. 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • SO 

Michelle Beemer Hope, Kan. 

Horticulture • SO 

Leshell Bell Hillsboro, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Shamale Blackwell Topeka 

Elementary Education • FR 

Carolyn Boos Kansas City. Mo. 

Interior Architecture • SO 

Janel Bowersox Emporia, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • FR 

AshlyBrilke Yates Center, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

SaraBrogan Winfield, Kan. 

Biochemistry • SO 

316 People 


Kassandra Brown Abilene, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

MandyCall Cedar Vale, Kan. 

Secondary Education • JU 

Emily Cheek Saint Marys, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 
Ashley Cross Overbrook, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 
Alyson Deines Woodbine, Kan. 

Biochemistry • FR 

Jessica Dickson Shawnee, Kan. 

Sociology • SR 

Leah Duff Scott City, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Amber Foust Wichita 

Computer Engineering • FR 

Rebecca Frampton Topeka 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • JU 

Amy Gowens Wichita 

Interior Design • SO 

Amber Gurtner Wolcottville, Ind. 

Mass Communication • FR 

Krystle Hall Newton, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Elizabeth Harris Wichita 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Alyssa Holste Ludell, Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Pamela Hurt Merriam, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

LAUGHING, freshmen Pate 
Rhelow, secondary educa- 
tion, and Jennifer Orta, 
journalism and mass com- 
munication, drink fruit 
smoothies at Mocktails. 
"I came for free drinks," 
Kelby Wismel, open-op- 
tion, said. — Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

Residence Hall 



Stacy Jackson Topeka 

Biology • FR 

Tanisha Jackson Kansas City, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

RebeccaS. Johnson Sabetha, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Rachel Kerschen Garden Plain, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Kady Koch Valley Center, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

Rebecca Konecny Arvada, Colo. 

Dietetics • FR 

Jami Kotapish Blue Rapids, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Macie La Crone Hoyt, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 

Monica Lachowsky Topeka 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Melanie Lee Garden City, Kan. 

Political Science • SO 

Victoria Lowdon Independence, Kan. 

Political Science • SR 

Cassie Luke Beloit, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Fatou Mbye Hays. Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Jacqueline Moore Wichita 

Environmental Design • FR 

Andrea Moran Alexandria, Va. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • FR 

Ann Morgenstern Hoisington, Kan. 

Mass Communication • JU 

Emily Neumann Omaha. Neb. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Sarah Newby Wichita 

Business Administration • FR 

Paula Perdomo Wichita 

Pre-Psychology • FR 

Emily Reding Alma, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Randine Robinson Great Bend, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

Elizabeth Rodina Kansas City, Kan. 

Music Education • FR 

Kacie Rognlie Topeka 

Public Health Nutrition • FR 

Jena Schmidt Blue Springs, Mo. 

Architectural Engineering • SO 

Marquita Seastrong Omaha, Neb. 

Open-Option • FR 

Cara Shutelberger Topeka 

Secondary Education • FR 

Christine Soukup Hanston, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Leslie Tangeman Salina, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Katherine Timmerman Hebron, Neb. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Rachel Von Uht Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Jennifer Watkins Shawnee, Kan. 

Social Work • SO 

Josie Widener Wichita 

Elementary Education • FR 

Jennifer L. Williams Salina, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • FR 

Michelle Wilmes Topeka 

Secondary Education • FR 

Courtney Winslow Manhattan 

Pre-Psychology • FR 

Theresa Wurtz 

Heather Zimmerman.. 

. Overland Park, Kan. 
Dietetics • FR 

Chapman, Kan. 

Interior Design • FR 

318 People 


hv Michelle 

animal invasion 

Zoo creatures visit residents for education, interaction 

animals normally not on display at Sunset Zoological Park. 

"When I first saw some of the animals they brought out, 
I thought 'oh wow,'" Julia Holman, junior in architectural 
engineering, said. "I was scared to interact with the animals 
by touching them at first, but it was actually interesting to do 
that because it was not as scary as I thought it would be." 

Craig Wanklyn, junior in architectural engineering, 
organized Zoo Animals Taking Over Goodnow. 

"I called the program ZATOG," Wanklyn said. "I used the 
acronym so people would come to the event." 

Sunset Zoo provided a chinchilla, gecko, dumbo rat, 
hissing cockroaches, and a boa constrictor. 

Wanklyn said ZATOG offered an educational experience 
and a different way to engage with animals. 

The event also included a discussion describing which 
animals were good to keep in a residence hall room and 
which were not. 

"The people who had the animals told us what types of 
eating habits and environments the animals were familiar 
with," Alexa Passman, sophomore in open- option, said. 
"Some of the animals weren't recommended to be brought 
into the dorms just because they are hard to take care of." 

Holman said by attending, she learned a chinchilla would 
be difficult to keep in her room. 

"Rather than getting an animal that would be hard to 
take care of in the dorms, I am going to get a rat when I get 
my own room," Holman said. "Although I never thought of 
having one before, it is good to know that it will be easier to 
take care of." 

Tawny Albrecht Wichita 

Industrial Engineering • SO 

Matthew Aschemeyer Wiggins, Colo. 

Business Administration • SO 

Holly Barbare Stilwell, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

Meshell Barker Topeka 

Secondary Education • SR 

Amelia Beggs Kansas City, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • JU 

Justin Birkey Des Moines, Iowa 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Laura Boroughs Cimarron, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 

Chloe Bos Bennington, Kan. 

Environmental Design • FR 

Kurt Britz Shawnee, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Matthew Brooks McPherson, Kan. 

Pre-Optometry • SR 

Megan Browning Olathe, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • FR 

Brigette Burandt Wichita 

English • JU 

Joshua Clark Fowler, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • FR 

Zachary Cowger Louisburg, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • FR 

Derek Craig Topeka 

Management Information Systems • JU 

Karen Crockett Kearney, Neb. 

Landscape Architecture • JU 

Sandra Dillon Atwood, Kan. 

Agricultural Communication and Journalism • SO 

Lauren Doyle Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Colleen Driver Parkville, Mo. 

Environmental Design • SO 

Lindsay Edmonds Leavenworth, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Residence Hall 319 


Jason Eichenberger Ottawa, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • JU 

Nadia El Tuhami Omaha. Neb. 

Environmental Design • FR 

Amber Everhart Topeka 

Electrical Engineering • SR 

George Faler Lawrence 

Open-Option • FR 

Rebecca Fisher Hutchinson, Kan. 

Accounting • JU 

Shawn Fisher Wichita 

Biology • FR 

Benjamin Frusher Jetmore, Kan. 

Agronomy • SR 

Joshua Goff McCune, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

Christopher Grennan Silver Lake, Kan. 

Biochemistry • FR 

David Grubb Imperial, Mo. 

Environmental Design • JU 

Emily Gruber Morrill, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

Jessica Hall Winfield, Kan. 

Biology • FR 

Julia Haney Ottawa, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Emily Happer Ozawkie, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Tiffany Happer Ozawkie, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • SR 

Jessica Hardy Riley, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Andrew Hofmann Dodge City, Kan. 

Management Information Systems • SR 

Kezia Holden Weir, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • SR 

Julia Holman Derby, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • JU 

Katie Holopirek Burdett, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • FR 

Amy Johnston Olathe, Kan. 

Chemistry • SO 
Scott Jungel New Cambria, Kan. 

Information Systems • SR 

Jessica Kail Sublette, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 
Molly Kail Sublette, Kan. 

Environmental Design • FR 
Michelle Keeven O'Fallon, Mo. 

Environmental Design • SO 

Dustin Keltner Medicine Lodge, Kan. 

History • SR 

Lisa Kitten Plains, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Justin Koland Abilene, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Lindsey Lathrop Pratt, Kan. 

Chemical Science • SO 

Kirsten Leeser Derby, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

320 People 


Andrea Letch Topeka 

Business Administration • JU 

Lillian Martin Yates Center, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

Emily Marvine Kansas City, Kan. 

Music Education • SR 

Rachel Massoth Cimarron, Kan. 

Music Education • SO 

Erin A. Moore Wichita 

Elementary Education • FR 

Jamie Morales Wichita 

Fisheries and Wildlife Biology • FR 

Sandra Morton Shawnee, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • JU 

Matthew Neibling Derby, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Laura B. Nelson Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Jeff Olin Baytown, Texas 

Secondary Education • SR 

Jeffrey Pankewich McPherson, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Charles J. Parker Overland Park, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Alexa Passman Towanda, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Leah Pence Blair, Neb. 

Agricultural Communication and Journalism • SO 

Ginny Penn Derby, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • FR 

Brandon Peterson Overland Park, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • JU 

Jennifer Peterson Shawnee, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 

Tasha Raine Harveyville, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Aubry Richardson Clearwater, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • FR 

Andrew Rivlin Saint Louis 

Landscape Architecture • SR 

Goodnow Hall, Ashleigh 
R. Rogers, freshman in 
environmental design, 
watches a leopard 
gecko, one of five 
animals provided by 
Sunset Zoological Park. 
In addition to showing 
animals to the residents, 
Zoo Animals Taking Over 
Goodnow encouraged 
discussion about which 
animals would be low 
appropriate to keep in a 
residence hall room. Julia 
Holman, sophomore in 
architectural engineering, 
said she went to the event 
because she didn't know 
what it was and thought 
it might be interesting. 
— Photo by Emily Happer 

Residence Hall 



Ashleigh R. Rogers Greenfield, Mo. 

Environmental Design • FR 

Sara Roop Washington, Kan. 

Pre-Veterinary Medicine • FR 
Katherine Rose Derby, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 
Cameron Ross Westwood, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • JU 
Corey Schneider Salina, Kan. 

Environmental Design • FR 

Christie Scholler Wellsville, Kan. 

Horticulture Therapy • FR 

Amanda Slead Sherman, III. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Jessica Stenglemeier Minneapolis, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • JU 

Crystal Stice Cherryvale, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Kristen Strickland Hugoton, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Shaun Tierney Independence, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • SR 

Nissa Toomay Olathe. Kan. 

Civil Engineering • FR 

Tarl Vetter Arkansas City, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • JU 

Craig Wanklyn Lakin, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • JU 

Kyle Wedel Lawrence 

Architecture • JU 

Dava Whitesell Waterville. Kan. 

Computer Engineering • SO 

Rachael Williams Garden City, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • SO 

Whitney Wolford Wichita 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

Ryan Zecha Larned, Kan. 

Biological and Agricultural Engineering • SR 

Alice Zeorlin Overland Park, Kan. 

Environmental Design • FR 


freshman in psychology, 

prepares for the evening 

gown portion of the 

fourth annual Black and 

Gold Beauty Pageant, 

"Queens of the Nile." The 

event took place in Forum 

Hall Saturday Dec. 7. 

— Photo by Evan Semon 

322 People 





flags for hope 

Residents use programs, banner display to increase 
^ students' awareness of hate -crimes 

Waving in the breeze in front ofWaters Hall, 9,413 colored 
flags represented the total number of hate crimes committed 
in the United States in 2000. 

Students participating in Haymaker Hall's Campaign 
Against Hate used the flags as a visible sign of how hate 
crimes persisted. 

Amanda Blush, freshman in elementary education, 
said she saw the multitude of flags as a good reminder for 

"It is a pretty cool display," Blush said. "It reminds you to 
take time and not judge people by their religion or disability 
or skin color." 

Instead of differences, she said people should focus on 

"It reminds everybody we're all humans," she said. "We 
should all be treated equally." 

In addition to the flags, students attended events in 
Haymaker aimed at educating residents about violence and 
hate crimes. 

"We did programming in the hall," said Jacob Schuler, 
resident assistant and senior in art. "We did three other 
programs: Strike Out, A Day in the Life Of and Movie with 

Bryan Murphy, senior in sociology, said he thought the 
campaign was a success because the information reached 

"It increased awareness about hate crimes," Murphy said. 
"Lots of people don't realize hate crimes are a result of fear." 

Murphy said the flag display attracted more people to 
hate -crime awareness. 

"We really increased the visibility of the program," he said. 
"A lot of people stopped to read the sign. By far, that increased 
the awareness on campus the most." 

Schuler agreed the program was a success because it 
encouraged students to think. 

"People would stop, look at the sign and digest what it was 
about," he said. "The whole goal was to get people aware, and 
I think we were pretty successful with that." 

Kasper Andersen Overland Park, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • FR 

Melanie Barreto Olathe, Kan. 

Fine Arts • FR 

Nina Baueregger Manhattan 

Business Administration • SR 

Dawn Bentz Hope, Kan. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • SO 

Andrew Burlingham Manhattan 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Adam Cain Sylvia, Kan. 

Physics • FR 

Kristen Day Independence, Mo. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Luke Dolechek Wichita 

Environmental Design • FR 

Kelechi Ezekwe Kansas City, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • FR 

Hannah Finney Winfield, Kan. 

Music Education • SO 

Zach Gipson Wichita 

Kinesiology • FR 
Alicia Gonzales Topeka 

Secondary Education • FR 
Elizabeth Gravenstein Nevada City, Calif. 

Environmental Design • FR 
Lee Green Paola, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • FR 

Christopher Hancock Parker, Colo. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • JU 

Residence Hall 323 


Stephen Henn Petersburg, Neb. 

Agribusiness • FR 

Alan Huff Bellevue, Neb. 

Environmental Design • FR 

Coila Hulsing Seneca, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Daniel Hunt Overbrook, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Adam Hupach Hutchinson, Kan. 

Engineering • SO 

Justin Huynh McPherson. Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

Crystal Jackson Fort Riley, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Bridget Johnson Kansas City, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Jordan Johnson Rose Hill, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 

Philip Kirgan Garner, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

STANDING in front of 

Waters Hall Nov. 18, 

Megan Montgomery, 

freshman in animal 

sciences and industry; 

Jenni Sellke, junior in 

business administration, 

and Alex Brooks- 

Schrauth, sophomore 

in anthropology, look at 

the 9,413 flags planted by 

residents of Haymaker Hall 

as part of the Haymaker 

Campaign Against Hate. 

Each different flag color 

represented a category of 

hate crime. Jacob Schuler, 

resident assistant and 

senior in art, said the best 

part of the event was the 

support given from 

K- State. — Photo by 

Jeanel Drake 

324 People 


Adam Klotz Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Joshua Krause Bennington, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Matthew Link Derby, Kan. 

Fine Arts • FR 

Eric M. Mann Topeka 

Mathematics • SO 

Geoffrey Martin Mission, Kan. 

Horticulture • FR 

Paula Martin Topeka 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

Blake Mellies Ness City, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Jeffrey Mortimer Delphos, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • FR 

Jennifer Newberry Derby, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Darcy Olson Fergus Falls, Minn. 

Business Administration • FR 

Raife Ozden Munich, Germany 

Computer Science • NG 

Mark Potter Shawnee Mission, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • FR 

Andi Rice Great Bend, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Logan Robinson Phillipsburg, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 

Ada Sanchez Manhattan 

Open-Option • JU 

Jacob Schmidt Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Jacob Schuler Wichita 

Art • SR 

Jeffrey Seba Garden City, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SO 

Kelly Sheik Bern, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Matthew Showalter Valley Falls, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Andrea Siebert Sharon Springs, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Ryan G. Sims Highlands Ranch, Colo. 

Environmental Design • FR 

Jay St. Clair Protection, Kan, 

Milling Science and Management • FR 

Julie Staub Saint John, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Amanda Sullivan Poplar Bluff, Mo. 

Environmental Design • SO 

Samantha Valenti Kansas City, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Andrew Vining Wichita 

Open-Option • FR 

Kevin Wattree Kansas City, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Jennifer L. West Salina, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Rachel Wulff Olathe, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Nickolas Zimmerman.. 

Belle Plaine, Kan. 

Computer Science • FR 


Residence Hall 



by Jennifer Newberry 

Residents strive for gold, community involvement in 
month -long revival of Couch Potato Olympics 

normally refer to international sport 
competitions, but Marlatt Hall borrowed the term for a 
different purpose. The Couch Potato Olympics began Nov. 
17 and ended Dec. 13. 

When the games first appeared in 1996, the goal was to 
involve students who didn't participate in sports-related 
activities. The games consisted of bowling, shooting pool, 
throwing darts and betting on the NCAA basketball 
tournament bracket. 

After taking a hiatus from 2000 to 2002, the games 
returned with more events. 

Activities such as bowling and a TV marathon were 
brought back, while board and card games were added. 

"I was really glad to see Pitch as one of the games," Jimmie 
Klein, senior in computer engineering, said. "It's not one most 
people would think of." 

The Marlatt Hall Governing Board chose the events from 
a list and James Stoutenborough, hall president and senior in 
political science, planned and coordinated the events. 

"I was the only one around when we did them before," 
Stoutenborough said. "I thought we would try something a 
little different this time to get more participation." 

Eighty- five residents participated in more than 300 rounds 
of games. Stoutenborough said the goal was simple. 

"We wanted everyone to have fun and get their minds 
off studying," he said. "We try to make dorm life as good as 
it can be." 

Klein said the games brought people together. 

"It was an opportunity to learn new games as well as a 
social event," he said. "It was good for people." 

For students who spent a majority of their time in the hall, 
it was a reason to get involved. 

"I'm usually hanging around," Nathan Johnson, junior in 
architectural engineering, said, "so I thought 'why not?'" 

Stoutenborough said the event increased socialization. 

"Interaction between the floors was not always as high," 
he said. "This way, people can find other people who like to 
play the same games and then go set them up." 

Peter Anderson Salina. Kan. 

Engineering • FR 

Benjamin Asnicar Olathe, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • SO 

Gregory Avant Olathe, Kan. 

Fine Arts • FR 

Estol Bathurst Abilene, Kan. 

Agricultural Technology Management • SR 

Joshua Beckman Oakley, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • SO 

Andrew Bell Lincoln, Kan. 

Management Information Systems • SR 

Marshall Bird El Dorado, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • FR 

Jeremy Branham Blue Springs, Mo. 

Architecture • JU 

Steven Bruss Lenexa. Kan. 

Engineering • FR 

Tyler Burger Aurora, Neb. 

Open-Option • FR 

Justin Calero Omaha, Neb. 

Computer Science • FR 

Caleb Call Hiawatha, Kan. 

Horticulture • SO 

James Classen Mission, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • JU 

Paul Davis Leavenworth, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

John Dillon Kansas City, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 

326 People 


Jeremy Dreiling Hays, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • FR 

Ross Duerksen Lehigh, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • FR 

Matthew Ekstrum Vermillion, Kan. 

Computer Science • SO 

James Flannigan Burlington, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Dominic Gelinas Chandler, Ariz. 

Computer Science • SR 

Matthew Gorney Wichita 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Terrick Grimes Beaumont, Texas 

Electrical Engineering • FR 

Eric Hauber Shawnee, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • FR 

Nathan James Osawatomie, Kan. 

Computer Science • SR 

Aaron Kennedy Manhattan 

Interior Architecture • SR 

Cole Knudsen Buffalo, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • SO 

Gregory Layton Cedar Vale, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

T*x\ -*'" Isaac Mark Topeka 

Jj^ / Computer Engineering • SR 

Eric Maurer Ozawkie, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • FR 

Matthew McGuire Dodge City, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • SR 

Nathan McNeil Hays, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • FR 

Aaron Mills Bonner Springs, Kan. 

Park Management and Conservation • FR 

Matthew Morris Lawrence 

Computer Engineering • FR 

Eric Neilson Leonardville, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Jon R. Noble Herndon, Va. 

Open-Option • FR 

Adam Paxson Chetopa, Kan. 

Music • SO 

Phillip Pinkett Wichita 

Secondary Education • SO 

Geoffrey Ponnath Kansas City, Kan. 

Fisheries and Wildlife Biology • FR 

John Richards Dighton, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • SO 

Michael Russin Eureka, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • FR 

Christopher Schneider Saint Louis 

Environmental Design • FR 
Mark Smelser McLouth, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • FR 
Adam H. Smith Ottawa, Kan. 

Pre-Veterinary Medicine • FR 

W " Jonathan L. Smith Oxford, Miss. 

/L Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

><5»n f/,: i Michael Smyers Olathe, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • FR 


James Stoutenborough Manhattan 

Political Science • SR 

■T^S Brian Swenson Salina, Kan. 

_ "j Business Administration • FR 

"**"-' iT3r Jason Terry Shawnee, Kan. 

__^ Architectural Engineering • SO 

M _x Drew Thompson Valley Center, Kan. 

V '*. . ■ Mechanical Engineering • FR 

Charles Vega Raytown, Mo. 

i Environmental Design • FR 


Jacob Walker Shawnee, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Kyle Walters Atchison, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • SO 

Travis Weigel Wichita 

Political Science • SR 

Tristan Williams Salina, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • FR 

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j i. vj c i » a i s 

one of the girls 

Residents participate in annual drag competition 

RESSES were picked and make up 
carefully applied. Just another women's night out except for 
one key difference — they were not women. 

Men, dressed as women, gathered Nov. 20 in the basement 
of Moore Hall. The Second Annual Drag Queen Competition 
allowed female residents to sponsor one male resident as a 
drag queen. 

"This year it was a lot bigger," Rachel Brown, hall president, 
said. "Twice as many people showed up to watch." 

In addition to runway modeling and talent competition, 
an evening-wear event and question-and-answer section 
were implemented. 

Three judges, two female and one male, determined the 
winner for creativity, femininity, originality and attitude. 

"It was good," said Erica Mederos, sophomore in 

psychology and judge for the competition."There were some 
parts that you were like, 'awesome.'" 

Anticipation built as the audience and six contestants 
waited for the winner to be announced. Loretta, otherwise 
known as Blake Zogleman, freshman in animal sciences and 
industry, won the competition. 

"It was different, but it was fun," Zogleman said. "My 
favorite part was the talent part because I got to shake it." 

To prepare, Zogleman shaved his legs, wore fake eyelashes, 
and practiced a walk and song. He performed "Did I Shave 
My Legs for This" by country artist Deana Carter. 

Other contestants' talents included juggling while 
speaking French and a personalized fashion show. 

"I learned that it is rough being a woman," Zogleman 
said. "I hope my dad doesn't find out about this." 

Jeffrey Abernathy Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 
Kyle Banman McPherson, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 
Nicole Bohn Dwight, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Ashley Boldt Omaha, Neb. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • FR 

Emily Borel Overland Park, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Grant Boucher Alma, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • FR 

Ashley Brown Kansas City, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Brian Burchfield Shawnee, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Jonathan Carter Agency, Mo. 

Architectural Engineering • SR 

Peter Cibulka Czech Republic 

Agricultural Economics • FR 

Chad Cleary Overland Park, Kan. 

Psychology • JU 

Daniel N. Cooper Reston, Va. 

Theater • FR 

Curtis Crawford Hugoton, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • FR 

Matthew Dickson Shawnee, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Audra Dudte Newton, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • SR 

Tanya Eckman Baldwin, Kan. 

Sociology • SO 

Patrick Golden Ottawa, Kan. 

Interior Architecture • SR 

Jacob Gross Emporia, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • FR 

Kimberly Hamm Tecumseh, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Elizabeth Harmon Shawnee, Kan. 

Theater • SO 

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Melissa Haug Seneca, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • SO 

Ryan Hesseltine Vassar, Kan. 

Horticulture • FR 

Beth Hesterman Meade, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Chad Hinderliter Ottawa, Kan. 

Horticulture • FR 

Shawndra Hipp Great Bend, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • SO 

Andrea Holste Ludell, Kan. 

Fine Arts • SO 

Matthew Houtwed Cunningham, Kan. 

Agribusiness • FR 

Amy Howell Olathe, Kan. 

Fine Arts • SO 

Kevin Keatley Bazine, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SO 

KyleKrier Claflin, Kan. 

Horticulture • SO 

Rachelle Kuntz Scott City, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

John Venice Lamb Carbondale, III. 

Civil Engineering • FR 

Matthew Lansdowne Hutchinson, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • FR 

Jared Lysaught Shawnee, Kan. 

Biology • FR 

Samuel Mertens Cunningham, Kan. 

Pre- Law • FR 

Welcome h 

+ JTloore 

SINGING "Did I Shave 
My Legs for This?" Blake 
Zogleman, freshman in 
animal science, performs 
in the second annual Drag 
Queen contest at Moore 
Hall. Zogleman won the 
contest open to Moore 
Hall residents Nov. 20. 
— Photo by Drew Rose 

Residence Hall 


moo re 

Jessica Middendorf Olathe, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Shea Olsen Omaha, Neb. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

RockOrmiston II Plains, Kan. 

Agronomy • SO 

Amber Perine Topeka 

Pre-Health • FR 

Adrea Ree Schoenchen, Kan. 

Dietetics • JU 

Brett Reiss Plains. Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • SO 

Kelsey Renchler Topeka 

Open-Option • FR 

Christopher Rice Overland Park, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • SO 

Jeremy Roberts Osage City, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Jamie Runnebaum Marysville, Kan. 

Kinesiology • JU 

David Sim Topeka 

Architecture • SO 

Kelly Stout . 

Beth Thomson . 

Kansas City, Kan. 

Economics • SO 

Overland Park, Kan. 

Music Education • SO 

Rebecca Thrasher Saint John, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Amy Van Horn Wichita 

Elementary Education • FR 

Adam W. Walker . 

Jeffrey Wright 

Timothy Zande.... 

Ottawa, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 

Shawnee, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • SO 

Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 


Abhilash Singireddy, 

graduate student in 

industrial engineering, 

sweeps a staircase in 

Fairchild Hall. Singireddy 

worked part time for 

Facilities Grounds to 

help pay for his college 

education. "All the people 

are very helpful and 

friendly," Singireddy said. 

"That's the best part." 

— Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 

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Residents find solution to closed dining center by creating 
affordable dinner program for students 

SUNDAY AFTERNOON. With campus dining centers 
closed, mom's home cooking miles away and Manhattan 
dining options a drive from the residence halls, students in 
Putnam Hall struggled to find a solution for eating dinner. 

Enter dollar dinners. 

Charging $1 per person, residents from each floor of 
Putnam rotated cooking dinner in the hall kitchenette every 
Sunday night for fellow residents. 

"Sunday night dollar dinners are one of many traditions 
Putnam Hall has established over the past couple of years," 
Scott Tystad, hall president and senior in horticulture, said. 
"Dollar dinners started late fall semester last year. It was so 
popular that the program came back to Putnam, and will be 
carried on for years to come." 

The cooks received $35 for each meal from the Hall 
Governing Board to help avert the costs of making each 

"Usually, on each floor, someone gets into it who really 
enjoys cooking," Bevin Wesselman, junior in biology, said. 

"We've had a positive response to it." 

Since the dinners' inception, Jesse Loewen, senior in 
mechanical engineering, has been one of those enthusiastic 

"I made a point of doing it last year, frequently," he said. 
"I enjoy cooking and I get to do that for free and they get to 
eat what they like. So it's a good deal." 

From lasagna to pancakes to dumplings, meals for the 
dinners were as varied as the cooks. 

"For a dollar, the residents can eat a normally hefty meal," 
Tystad said. "Even though the hall usually ends up losing about 
$5 to $6 (total) on the deal, it's well worth the community- 
building aspect." 

Inspired by the program at Putnam, Boyd Hall residents 
created their own dollar dinners, which proved the program's 
success, Wesselman said. 

"It's a really good time," Loewen said. "It's a great little 
thing to do on Sunday nights to cool down from the weekend. 
It also helps us get to know our residents." 

Douglas Armknecht Cawker City, Kan. 

Computer Science • SR 

Jennifer Artz Wichita 

Dietetics • JU 

Martha Barthuly Paxico, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

Abigail Berger Whitewater, Kan. 

Music Education • SR 

Adam Boutz Topeka 

Engineering • FR 

Justin Claybrook Kansas City, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • JU 

Amanda Conn Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Janet Davidson Fort Scott, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Jermaine Devaney Overland Park, Kan. 

Fine Arts • JU 

David Nathan Dillon Wichita 

Mass Communication • SR 

David Eichman Tyler, Texas 

Environmental Design • SR 

Kenneth Eilert Beloit, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

Jennifer Farr Basehor, Kan. 

History • JU 

Leigh Fine Emporia, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • JU 

Devaney Flanigan Norton, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

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SATISFYING their hunger, 

Noel Adamson, junior in 

elementary education, 

and David Eichman, senior 

in environmental design, 

eat chicken and noodles 

over mashed potatoes 

as part of Putnam Hall's 

Dollar Dinners. Strong 

Complex Dining Center 

did not serve dinner 

on Sundays. Residents 

from a different floor in 

Putnam got together each 

week to make dinner for 

anyone who attended 

and paid the $1 fee. "It 

requires imagination and 

the person's own supply," 

Jesse Loewen, senior in 

mechanical engineering, 

said. "Getting stuff 

blended (by hand) is a 

pain in the neck, but it 

can be done." — Photo by 

Katie Lester 

Amanda Freund Olathe, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 

Andrea Froese Olathe, Kan. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • JU 

Katherine Greer Leawood, Kan. 

Environmental Design • JU 

Megan Halepeska Miltonvale, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Marisa Hands Garden City, Kan. 

Interior Design • SO 

Scott Hawkins Topeka 

Business Administration • GM 

Miranda Hayden Spring Hill, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Gavin Heathcock Overland Park. Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Patrice Holderbach Topeka 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Amanda Jantz Wichita 

Computer Science • SR 

Preston Jones Olathe, Kan. 

Pre- Psychology • FR 

Sharla Kurr Newton, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Brian Lindshield Lindsborg, Kan. 

Nutritional Sciences • SR 

Seth Lofgreen Norton, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • JU 

JonLytle Olathe, Kan. 

Music Education • FR 

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Natalie Marin Wichita 

Psychology • SR 

Cody McClellan Glasco, Kan. 

Architecture • JU 

Randall Mitchell Chapman, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Raul Morffi Lenexa, Kan. 

Biology • SR 

Paul Myers Chanute, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Lindsay Nyberg El Dorado, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Brian Pelcak Junction City 

Interior Architecture • SR 

Shannon Powell El Dorado, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • FR 

Ann Puetz Overland Park, Kan. 

Kinesiology • JU 

Brandon Rhoads Topeka 

Economics • FR 

Lee Rivers Manhattan 

Kinesiology • SO 

Scott Rock Chapman, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • JU 

Lane Roney Abilene, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • SO 

Ryan Seematter Manhattan 

Management Information Systems • JU 

Stefanie Shank Hutchinson, Kan. 

Fine Arts • SO 

Stefanie Speer Haysville, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Michael Trenary Olathe, Kan. 

English • JU 

Scott Tystad Leavenworth, Kan. 

Horticulture • SR 

Emily Walker Valley Center, Kan. 

Nutritional Sciences • SR 

Mary Ward Erie, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

Matthew Warner Olathe, Kan. 

Biochemistry • SO 

Abbie Wharton Garden City, Kan. 

Environmental Design • SO 

Brandon White Leavenworth, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Rachel White El Dorado, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • SO 

Kyle Whitley Garden City, Kan. 

Fine Arts • JU 

Craig A. Wilson Topeka 

Information Systems • SO 

James Wymore Topeka 

Pre-Medicine • SO 

Heather Zsamba Abilene, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Residence Hall 


van zile 

i dives, slides 

^ Van Zile Hall Governing Board organizes shaving cream 
slip-n-slide for residents of the Strong Complex 

Shaving cream and water was all that was needed for 
afternoon entertainment. 

Boyd, Putnam, and Van Zile halls coordinated Water Day, 
Sept. 15, for residents and staff to get to know each other. 

"Basically, it is just a day for everyone to come outside 
while it's still warm and have fun getting messy with water and 
shaving cream," said Kelly Lipovitz, Van Zile Hall Governing 
Board president and junior in secondary education. "It is also 
a great way for our new residents to get to know each other 
and some of the complex staff." 

Lipovitz said each hall in Strong Complex was like a 
community, and the event created a community-building 

"It's a complex thing," Lipovitz said. "We are so different 
from all the other halls that we haven't included them in the 

Meghan Boyer.. 
Kathryn Dooley. 

Olathe. Kan. 

Biology • JU 

Valley Center, Kan. 

Chemistry • SO 

David Dvorak Andover, Kan. 

Computer Science • SR 

Landon Grams Arvada, Colo. 

Horticulture • JU 

Robert Jackson Garden City, Kan. 

Social Science • SR 

Christina Johnson Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Eric Nally Mission, Kan. 

Geography • SR 

Judd Patterson Salina, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

Tenisha Pettus Wichita 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Hannah Shaffer Douglass. Kan. 

Chemistry • SO 

past, but they are always welcome to join us." 

A large tarp covered with water and shaving cream 
provided a slippery surface for residents to slide across. 

"We covered the slide with shaving cream and attempted 
different tricks," David Freeze, sophomore in kinesiology, 
said. "We just kind of made up our own tricks as we went 
along, from the classic head-first dive to the surfing style." 

Despite a cold front during the weekend of the event, 
residents did not pass up the temptation to get messy. 

"Originally, I was just going to hang out with the people 
who were messing around and not dive down the slide or 
anything," James Stoner, junior in physical science, said. "I 
just couldn't resist after seeing how ridiculous the activity was. 
You can't have fun unless you're getting dirty, and I certainly 
had more fun after I was covered in shaving cream." 


Frederic Speer. 
James Stoner ... 

Roeland Park, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • SO 


Physical Science • JU 


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v ifl| \ , 


334 People 


Amanda Ahrens Oakley, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Kristina Bauman Sabetha, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Amanda Blush Silver Lake, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Angela Boos Denton, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Sally Bosak Topeka 

Civil Engineering • JU 

Holly Call Cedar Vale, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Bethanie Carlson Lindsborg, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Andrea Conkling Pretty Prairie, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Tonya Daws Salina, Kan. 

Pre-Health • JU 

Jessica Dubin Shawnee, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • JU 

Jacqueline Eary Concordia, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Dawn Eckert Wichita 

Biology • JU 

Erin Elmore Piano, Texas 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • JU 

Jessica A. Engler Topeka 

Microbiology • SO 

Jamie Fracul Kansas City, Kan. 

Interior Design • FR 

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Residents compete in Penny Wars to raise money for MS 

WORTH MORE than a jar full of pennies, the women on 
West Hall's fourth and fifth floors invested time and effort 
to form a close-knit community. 

One of the activities the fourth and fifth floors participated 
in was Penny Wars. 

The event supported Aaron Kennedy, senior in interior 
architecture and Marlatt Hall resident, on a bike ride for 
multiple sclerosis. 

"Since Marlatt is our brother building, he approached us 
about the idea," Heather Klein, West resident life coordinator, 
said. "We took it from there to provide our own incentive to 
do our part." 

Sept. 15-20 the event raised $208. 

Both residence halls had jars at the front desk, each with 
their respective resident assistent, RLC and multicultural 
assistant's pictures on them. 

Klein said the event became a competition between the 
two buildings. 

Pennies added points to the score and silver coins 
detracted from the score, Klein said. The jar with the highest 
score won. 

West's fourth floor raised the most points and won a 
chance to make Diana Hyle, fourth floor RA, into a sundae. As 
part of the terms of winning, Kennedy made rounds through 
the winning hall wearing makeup, dressed as a woman. 

"They had a good time with it," Klein said. "Some were 
shocked, but I think they had a good time with it." 

Chelsea Mueller, fifth floor resident assistant and 
sophomore in psychology, and Ginger Lenz, fifth floor RA 
and junior in elementary education, said at the beginning of 
the year they were uncertain what the women on their floor 
would be like. 

"I came into it kind of worried because this is an intensive 
study floor and the women are usually quiet and reserved," 
Mueller said. "But they unanimously voted to change quiet 
hours to 10 p.m. - 8 a.m., which is average for most halls." 

Muller and Lenz agreed the vote set the tone for life on 
the floor, realizing the residents wanted more of a social 

"If we have an activity, it'll be the fifth floor that's there," 
said Mueller. "They are usually most, if not all of the audience 
during events. They take the initiative for the hall." 

Residence Hall 



Kristin Fraley Overland Park, Kan. 

Sociology • SO 

Gretchen Glenn Wichita 

Architectural Engineering • SO 

Amy Good Oakley. Kan. 

Biological and Agricultural Engineering • SO 

Marit Graesli Tydal. Norway 

Animal Sciences and Industry • FR 

BrianaGrote Sabetha, Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Summer Hamil Manhattan 

Agribusiness • FR 

Megan Hampel Garden Plain. Kan. 

Kinesiology • FR 

Courtney Holste Norton, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • SO 

Karen Jantz Wichita 

Computer Engineering • SO 

Kristen Kaiser Papillion, Neb. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

Kathleen Keen Kansas City, Mo. 

Open-Option • FR 

Susan Kelley Overland Park, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Katrina Kiefer Overland Park, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

Lindsay Kingman Topeka 

Elementary Education • FR 

Mandy Kowalewski Lenexa, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • JU 

SLATHERED in toppings, 

Diana Hyle, junior in 

English, becomes a human 

sundae. Hyle was selected 

through a penny war 

between Marlatt and West 

halls. — Photo by 

Katie Lester 

336 People 


Brittany Kreimendahl Overland Park, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • FR 

Rebecca Larson Tescott, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Virginia Lenz Valley Center, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Katie Lester Wichita 

Fine Arts • SO 

Christie Locher Sabetha, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • JU 

Megan L. McGreevy Wichita 

Biology • FR 

Chelsea Mueller Rose Hill, Kan. 

Psychology • SO 

Adrienne Olney Prairie Village, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • SO 

Kimberlee Osenga Highlands Ranch, Colo. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Amanda Pope Paola, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Nancy Powell Topeka 

Business Administration • SO 

Lisse Regehr lola, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Lauren Roesner Salina, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Catherine Roy Wichita 

Open-Option • FR 

Sonja Schindler Lincoln, Neb. 

Chemistry • FR 

Kimberly Shamburg Glen Elder, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Jenna Tajchman Lincolnville, Kan. 

Agribusiness • FR 

TaraTindall Wichita 

Pre-Health • SO 

Sarah Truman Kechi, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Christina Veer Newton, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Valerie Waldschmidt Ellis, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Kristina E. Wendt Kansas City, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Rebekah Wenger Topeka 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Elizabeth Wenzl Vermillion, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Katherine Wind Ballwin, Mo. 

Music Education • SO 

Residence Hall 



L'Ann Domsch Manhattan 

House Mother 

Timothy Franklin Goodland, Kan. 

Milling Science and Management • JU 

Jason Jones Ludell, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • JU 

David McCandless Topeka 

Political Science • SR 

Brian Murphy Overland Park, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Ryan Philbrick Wichita 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

Michael Pule Blue Springs, Mo. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Lucas Shivers Clay Center, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Jeremy Smith Olathe, Kan. 

Kinesiology • JU 

Joseph Thomas Ottawa, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • SR 

WITH RESPECT and honor, 

Joseph Thomas, senior in 

architectural engineering; 

Timothy Franklin, junior 

in milling science and 

management; Ryan Philbrick, 

senior in mechanical 

engineering; Jason Jones, 

junior in animal sciences and 

industry, and Lucas Shivers, 

senior in elementary education, 

retire the flag for the evening 

at Acacia's newly renovated 

house. "We make sure they 

(members) are well-rounded, 

seeking innovation," Shivers 

said, "We look for men who 

don't want to settle for status 

quo." — Photo by Jenny Braniff 

338 People 




improved self 

.3 With emphasis on leadership, involvement, achievement 


men set the stage for chapter, individual success 

Reviving a commitment to leadership, community 
participation and campus and scholastic achievement, four 
Men of Acacia gave members tools to implement a set of self- 
improvement programs. 

"We study what makes an effective leader," Joseph 
Thomas, president and senior in architectural engineering, 
said. "Our goal is to have everybody in the chapter have some 
sort of leadership role on campus." 

Their vision was the driving force behind the 14 -person 
group since the fraternity's reinstatement into the Interfra- 
ternity Council, fall 2002. 

Four Men worked with the board of directors to reinvent 
the chapter after it lost standing with the IFC in 1999. Alumni 
— called Senior Men of Acacia — approached Thomas; Lucas 
Shivers, senior in elementary education; Tyler Turner, gradu- 
ate student in agricultural economics, and Aaron Rodehorst, 
K- State alumnus, with the idea spring 2001. 

"They wanted diversity," Shivers said. "They gave us a 
cornerstone and we filled in the foundations." 

Senior Men funded renovation of the chapter house and 
the Men of Acacia moved in Aug. 20. 

"We didn't have anything to start with," Shivers said. "It 
was like moving into a brand new house." 

As part of the developments, members established a 
framework for the organization in a 75 -page manual. 

Using their guiding principles, members recruited other 
men who shared the same vision of personal development, 
Shivers said. 

"We look for really motivated men who want to not just get 
through college, get a job and that's it, but who want to succeed 
in all areas of life," Brian Murphy, senior in finance, said. 

Murphy, the fifth member recruited, said recruitment 
was slower- paced. 

"It's a one -on -one approach rather than the big rush 

events," he said. "It fits what we want to do better." 

Pledges — named Young Men — were paired with at least 
one Man of Acacia as Partners in Encouraging and Enlighten- 
ing Relationship for Success to help them through the process 
of initiation. 

"Once initiated, there is an equal relationship," Murphy 
said. "They both push each other to better each other. They 
don't necessarily need us, but with help from all the brothers 
in the house, they can get to where they want to be." 
Alumni involve- 

ment and input was 
another important 
part of their system, 
Thomas said. 

"We look at what 
they value from their 
fraternity experience, 
see what elements 
they lacked and try 
to implement them in 
Acacia now," he said. 

• Acacia was established 
at K-State in 1913 as one 
of the first four fraternities 
on campus. 

• Five campus buildings 
were named after 
Acacians: Seaton, Willard, 
Waters, Ford and Bushnell 

The relationships 
encouraged Men of Acacia to achieve their personal goals. All 
members created goals using four key areas: physical, social 
and emotional, mental and spiritual, as well as a personal 
mission statement. 

"We make sure we can teach the young men to balance 
their lives and not over- do it in any area," Murphy said. "We 
do that by sitting down and writing out our goals." 

The Board of Directors and Men of Acacia established 
programs to aid in leadership skills and personal growth. 

"(The programs) are a start," Shivers said. "It takes time 
to find what does work. We want to tailor it to the things 
they need." 

Greek Organization 339 

alpha chi omega 

servapalooza gives back 

Women serve Manhattan through teamwork, commitment 

rc PROJECT allowed members of Alpha community. 
Chi Omega to give back to the community. "Servapalooza will become a regular part of the Alpha 

For Servapalooza, Oct. 28 - 31, members chose a service Chi Omega service projects," said Victoria Luhrs, coordinator 

project for a two-hour requirement. Members could rake of Servapalooza and junior in secondary education. "This 

leaves for the elderly or volunteer at an animal shelter, Flint proves that each member can make a difference one hour at 

Hills Breadbasket or Salvation Army. a time." 

"Going out and volunteering has shown me there is a Luhrs said she was impressed with participation from the 

world outside of K- State," Sarah Kaiser, freshman in open- women and how the group pulled together to achieve great 

option, said. "It was a whole lot of fun and a good break from things, 
school." Megan Koelling, sophomore in pre-health, also raked 

Kaiser raked leaves for elderly people who were unable to leaves. She said it was a great workout and she would love to 

complete the task themselves. participate again. 

"We take a lot from the community," Kaiser said, "and it "It felt nice to help out," Koelling said. "One of the ladies 

is important we give back and show that we care." came out and talked to us and expressed her appreciation. 

Even though it was Servapalooza's first year, the That meant a lot to see how happy she was that we were 

event became a cornerstone of Alpha Chi's service to the helping out." 

Carla Arvidson Manhattan 

House Mother y jfe 

Elizabeth Anderson Leawood, Kan. A " 

Elementary Education • FR 1. ... 

Amber Bailey Olathe, Kan. \ J 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SR I -c-^- 

Christine Baker Leavenworth, Kan. i - '•' Jfii* ^L. VBl *B ^Bk ^\J 4» 

Amy Bartak Overland Park, Kan. ^M ^^l ^^B fjj 

Computer Engineering • SO ^M ^^^^M W t 

L_ I sm 

Kimberly Bartak Overland Park, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • SR ^£iS^v 

Catherine Bender McPherson, Kan. aT ^"^» £i \\ '% m ' \ m m u 

Life Sciences • SR m^-^ ^\ if' -il m \i • ..w^ I 

Stephanie Biggs Overland Park, Kan. 

Kinesiology • FR 

Misti Borchers Wichita 

Mass Communication • SR 

Ruth Bradley Derby, Kan. 

Agricultural Communication and Journalism • FR 

Kristen Bretch Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Alison Brown Prairie Village, Kan. /JF'""^ 

Mass Communication • SR Ml „% &~ Hi MW~- _JBU m B 

KaraCamalier Overland Park, Kan. E j\\ WK™ "B £ 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • FR |^ ^ ; . ^ J^ ^ . Jmj^ fl[ \" , jff \ , . / 

Courtney Campbell Overland Park, Kan. 

Fine Arts' SR 

Heather Centlivre Olathe, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • SO 

Ashley Chaffee Shawnee, Kan. 

Interior Architecture • SR .^ 

Jennifer Chatfee Shawnee, Kan. If \ (f \A Br ^ m ^\«fr> 

B,ology.SO f V B ,Jk W^ \ » ^ 

Victoria Conner Lenexa, Kan. ^ ■ 

Biology • JU 

AngelaCordill Buhler, Kan. f\ ' k' jlk - IM 

Elementary Education • SR ■*' 

Jessica Courser Shawnee, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

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Monica Craig Wichita 

Open-Option • FR 

M. Kristin Davis Manhattan 

Pre-Health • JU 

Abigail Doornbos El Dorado, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Lindsay Dowell Shawnee, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Erin Dowgray Overland Park, Kan. 

Fine Arts • FR 

Kira Epler Yates Center, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • SR 

Cassandra Ernzen Easton, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

Kate Evans Lebo, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SR 

Kristen Fisher Emporia, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

AnneFlynn Shawnee, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Donielle Foreman La Cygne, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Aimee Foster Manhattan 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • SR 

Erin Gallagher Wichita 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • SO 

Leah Goebel Shawnee, Kan. 

Fine Arts • SO 

AndriaGood Lansing, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

AlissaGray Wichita 

Open-Option • FR 

Rachel Grimmer Wichita 

Open-Option • SO 

Paige Graver Wichita 

Marketing • JU 

Leah Hanke Littleton, Colo. 

Architecture • SR 

Erica Hazen Dodge City, Kan. 

Mass Communication • JU 

Katie Hilboldt Olathe, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Heather Hintz Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Rachel Hogan Topeka 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Kelly Hollowell Wichita 

Open-Option • FR 

Christina Hrenchir Manhattan 

Psychology • SR 

Sarah Huebner Bonner Springs, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SR 

Bethany Ireland Yates Center, Kan. 

Family and Consumer Education Teacher • FR 

Lesley Johnson Lawrence 

Social Science • JU 

Nanette Jones Louisburg, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Sarah Kaiser Shawnee, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Megan Kalb Wellsville, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

Cynthia Kalberg Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Kelly Karnaze Louisburg, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • JU 

Kristin Kay Ottawa, Kan. 

Biology • FR 

Katherine Keller Saint Francis, Kan. 

English • SR 

Brandi Kendrick Wichita 

Computer Science • SO 

Lisa King Wichita 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

AmyKippley Olathe, Kan. 

Management • JU 

Megan Koelling Lindsborg, Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Rachelle L'Ecuyer Manhattan 

Elementary Education • JU 

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Susan Lamott Topeka 

Accounting • SR 

Ashlea Landes Derby, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Amber Lee Manhattan 

Interior Architecture • SO 

Paige Leitnaker Olathe, Kan. 

Psychology • SO 

Kristen Lindenstein Gibbon, Neb. 

Business Administration • FR 

Victoria Luhrs Overland Park, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Abby Maas Olathe, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Kelly Malmstrom Topeka 

Psychology • JU 

Mallory Malone Flanders, N.J. 

Finance • SR 

Leslie Manson DeSoto, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Katherine Maurer Wichita 

Apparel Marketing and Design • JU 

Kaylene Mick Osborne, Kan. 

Life Sciences • SR 

Amy Miller Manhattan 

Kinesiology • SO 

Megan Molander Topeka 

Business Administration • FR 

Michelle Moore Wichita 

Family Studies and Human Services • FR 

Amy Morts Wichita 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Jennifer Mosher Topeka 

Pre-Psychology • FR 

Rebecca Nedrow Shawnee, Kan. 

Dietetics • SR 

Jennie Nelson Wichita 

Modern Languages • SO 

Suzanne Nigra Leawood, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Kathryn O'Hara Overland Park, Kan. 

Political Science • JU 

Sarah Osborne Stafford, Kan. 

Dietetics • JU 

Tara Patty El Dorado, Kan. 

Mass Communication • JU 

Robyn Pauly Viola, Kan. 

Computer Science • JU 

Makenzi Perkins Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Melissa Peterson Lenexa, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

Jessica Puyear Hutchinson, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Samantha Rahal Andover, Kan. 

Interior Design • FR 

Laura Ramsey Lenexa, Kan. 

Environmental Design • FR 

Jodi Reinholdt Canon City, Colo. 

Landscape Architecture • SO 

Jessica Richardson Andover, Kan. 

Interior Design • FR 

Kate Rulifson Morrisville, N.C. 

Art • SO 

Amy E. Sanders Topeka 

Elementary Education • JU 

Elizabeth Sanderson Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

JaymeSauber Salina, Kan. 

Family and Consumer Education Teacher • FR 

Kristen Schnackenberg Lenexa, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Cassie Schultz Alma, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

Stacy Service Shawnee. Kan. 

Fine Arts • SO 

Kimberly Settle Overland Park, Kan. 

Sociology • FR 

Sheila Shaffer Salina, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

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Leslie Shoemaker Minnetonka, Minn. 

Architecture • SR 
Katie Siebenmorgan Easton, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 
Stephanie Skultety Leawood, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Christine Smith Dodge City, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Casey Snelgrove Overland Park, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Megan Soukup Ellsworth, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Marisa Speer Overland Park, Kan. 

Biology* SR 

Jennifer Springer Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

RebeccaTeel Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Brittany Trupka Shawnee, Kan. 

Sociology • SR 

Erica Voran Leawood, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Erin Waage Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Emily Weeks Overland Park, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Laura Westphal Belleville, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Sarah Wiegert Manhattan 

Family Studies and Human Services • JU 


Shea Williams Olathe, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

Bailey Wilson Olathe, Kan. 

Interior Architecture • SR 

Ashley Zimmer Arvada, Colo. 

Business Administration • JU 

of cans to place in a 
canned-foods box, Jodi 
Reinholdt, sophomore in 
landscape architecture, 
and other Alpha Chi 
Omega members, 
give time at the Flint 
Hills Breadbasket 
during Servapalooza. 
"Contributing to the 
community helps 
people to understand 
what a community is 
and the importance of 
participation by every 
single member," Victoria 
Luhrs, senior in secondary 
education, said. — Photo 
by Nicole Donnert 

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Student Alumni Board member, chapter officer balances 
studies, activities, receives recognition with Wildcat pride 

to taking 17 credit hours during the fall 
semester to pursue two minors — leadership studies and 
Spanish, Mandy Achilles, junior in mass communication, 
was an active member of Alpha Delta Pi and several campus 

"I make a lot of lists, that's my number one key to time 
management," she said. "I just fit everything in. I make time 
for everything, so I guess that's how I balance. I like to be 

An ADPi officer, Achilles was often busy with work 
for the sorority house in addition to her studies and other 

"She's an awesome girl," Jill Westoff, rush chair and senior 
in biology, said. "She's very dedicated and works really hard 
at everything she does." 

Achilles said attending K- State was something she almost 
did not do. 

"I was actually set on going to Butler County (Community 
College)," she said. "I never took a campus visit to K- State. 

Ruth Cramer Manhattan 

House Mother 

Mandy Achilles Inman, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Kaylee Anderson Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Stephanie Arnold Baldwin City, Kan. 

Life Sciences • SR 

Kelli Benton Stilwell, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Anne Bianculli Lenexa, Kan. 

Finance • JU 

Jennifer Bideau Chanute, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Sarah Bideau Chanute, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Tiffany Blake Lenexa, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Tamara Bowles Augusta, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

Tiffany Bowles Augusta. Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Rebecca Briggeman luka, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • JU 

Molly Brooks Overland Park, Kan. 

Biology • SR 

Bridget Butkievich Great Bend, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Sarah Call Great Bend, Kan. 

Kinesiology • SR 

Toward the middle of my senior year, I thought I needed to go 
out and just start right from the beginning and go somewhere 
big. I decided this was going to be a better step for me, and I 
am so glad I did." 

Achilles's decision to attend K-State brought her 
opportunities and recognition. She was named one of two 
2002 student ambassadors at the Homecoming football game, 
Nov. 9. 

"For me it's a huge deal because it's what I love to do," 
Achilles said. "Everyone was excited for me. It was so cool 
to be on the football field. That was just so awesome and it 
was just another one of those K- State memories that I will 
never forget." 

In addition to student ambassador, Achilles was a member 
of the Student Alumni Board. Mitzi Frieling, associate director 
of alumni programs, said Achilles served in multiple roles at 
the KSU Alumni Association. 

"She is a good person with a good work ethic who loves 
K- State," Frieling said. "She is a wonderful asset to have." 



alpha delta pi 


Tracy Carpenter Littleton, Colo. 

Family and Consumer Education • JU 

April Clydesdale Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Maggie Cocke Augusta, Kan. 

Fine Arts • FR 

Whitney Coen Wellsville, Kan. 

Agricutural Economics • FR 

Jeana Cole Lincoln, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Kari Coleman Shawnee, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Lauren Cox Shawnee, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 
Alison Darby Overland Park, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 
Julie Davenport Fort Scott, Kan. 

Secondary Education • JU 

Shelby Dederick Tecumseh, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Sarah Dicker Wichita 

Pre-Health • SO 

Sarah Dorward Kansas City, Mo. 

Business Administration • SO 

Megan Dunaway Wichita 

English • FR 

Heidi Durflinger Belleville, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Allison Ek Wichita 

Elementary Education • JU 

Shannon England Overland Park, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

Macie Frey Garden City, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • FR 

Carrie Furman Overland Park, Kan. 

History • SO 

Brianna Gaskill Wichita 

Pre-Veterinary Medicine • JU 

Brooke Gates Great Bend, Kan. 

Biology SR 

Melissa Gaunt Great Bend, Kan. 

Biology* SR 

Allison Greene Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Amy Greene Omaha, Neb. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • SO 

Kelly Grothoff Olathe, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Tara Hanney Tecumseh, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Julie Hass Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Kathryn Hayes Leawood, Kan. 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • JU 

Kathleen Hedberg Bucyrus, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

Alicia Heins Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Ashley Heise Ottawa, Kan. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • FR 

Kerry Hoeh Beverly, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Katie Horton Wichita 

Public Health Nutrition • SO 

Rebecca Howe Leavenworth, Kan. 

Kinesiology • SR 

April D. Jacobs Jetmore, Kan. 

Kinesiology • FR 

Jessy Johnson Valley Falls, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Greek Organization 


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Leigh Johnson McKinney, Texas 

Sociology • FR 

Erin Kessinger Wichita 

Life Sciences • SR 

Kristin King Tecumseh, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • JU 

Emily Klein Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Allyson Knight Wichita 

Business Administration • SO 

Mariah Kruse Beloit, Kan. 

Pre-Health • JU 

Amy Lagesse Lawrence 

Life Sciences • SR 

Kylei Leech Humboldt, Neb. 

Business Administration • FR 

Candace Lehmann Olathe, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

Sarah Leitnaker Ottawa, Kan. 

Social Science • SR 

Jennifer Lynn Tonganoxie, Kan. 

Pre-Optometry • JU 

Michelle Marquez Prairie Village, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Erica Martin Oberlin, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • JU 

Erin McCullough Shawnee, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Melody McElwain Louisville, Colo. 

Business Administration • SO 

Emily Meissen Wichita 

Mass Communication • JU 

Megan Menagh Norton, Kan. 

Sociology • SR 

Stephanie Mense Grinnell, Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Mallory Meyer Hiawatha, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Allison Miller Stanley, Kan. 

Microbiology • JU 

Molly E. Miller Stanley, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Sarah L Miller Garden City, Kan. 

Pre-Health • JU 

Laura Modlin Saint Joseph, Mo. 

Business Administration • SO 

Sarah Moll Olathe, Kan. 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • SO 

Rhae Moore Kechi, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • JU 





Seaton Hall, Bryce 

Lawrence, graduate 

student in landscape 

architecture, relaxes while 

smoking a cigarette. 

Seaton served as a 

second home for many 

architecture students who 

spent late nights in studio, 

Lawrence said. He once 

spent 72 straight hours 

there. "I don't really smoke 

very often," Lawrence 

said. "If I do have a break, 

I like to go out there." 

— Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 

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Lindsey Moors McPherson, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Erin Morrison Shawnee, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

Jo Morrison Shawnee, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Christyn Murdock Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Jennifer A. Myers Lincoln, Neb. 

Business Administration • SO 

Kathleen Newman Wakeeney, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Tara O'Connor Ottawa, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SO 

Kimberly O'Halloran Olathe, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Tracy O'Halloran Olathe, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SR 

Jamie Oder Salina, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • JU 

Katherine Olson Garden City, Kan. 

Psychology • SR 

LieslOtt Manhattan 

Open-Option • SO 

Megan Payeur Topeka 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

Shanna Pederson McPherson, Kan. 

Life Sciences • SR 

Gina Penka Great Bend, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Kaley Peters Great Bend, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Erin Phillips Olathe, Kan. 

Nutritional Sciences • SR 
Lindsey Porter Overland Park, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • JU 

Erin N. Powell Overland Park, Kan. 

Political Science • SO 

Mary Riley Garnett, Kan. 

Life Sciences • SR 

Theresa Ripley Dodge City, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SO 

Abbie Rondeau Olathe, Kan. 

Pre-Medicine • JU 

Megan Rondeau Olathe, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

Ashley Roos Shawnee, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • JU 

Tiffany Rowell Bellevue, Neb. 

Interior Architecture • SO 

Erica Sanderson Valley Center, Kan. 

Life Sciences • SR 

Darcie Schneider Hoisington, Kan. 

Human Ecology • FR 

Meredith Seitz Manhattan 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Kristin Shaw Wichita 

Mass Communication • SR 

Kristin Siemaska Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Ashley L. Smith Overland Park, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • JU 

Leeann Smith Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Sarah Sourk Scott City, Kan. 

Political Science • SR 

Lauren Stagner Lenexa, Kan. 

Interior Design • SO 

Jacqueline Stelljes Derby, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

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Deborah Swann McAllen, Texas 

Theater • SO 

Lisa Tirrell Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Kathryn Toll. 
Molly Toll 

Lindsborg, Kan. 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • SO 

Lindsborg. Kan. 

Psychology • JU 

Shannon Toll Lindsborg. Kan. 

English • FR 

Elizabeth Tompkins Olathe. Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Maggie Trambly Campbell, Neb. 

Business Administration • SO 

Hayley Urkevich Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Jayme Vance Ottawa, Kan. 

Nutritional Sciences • SO 

Sarah Voos Lenexa, Kan. 

Secondary Education • JU 

Kelli Weilert Leoti, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Kelly G.Welch Wichita 

Business Administration • SO 

JillWesthoff Pratt, Kan. 

Biology • SR 

Heidi White Hutchinson, Kan. 

Dietetics • JU 

Emily A. Wilson. 

Buhler, Kan. 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • FR 

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Sept. 11 attacks, Victoria 

Conner, junior in biology, 

ties a ribbon onto the 

center tree in the K-State 

Student Union Plaza, 

paying tribute to the lost 

lives. Conner represented 

the Student Government 

Association. "It seems 

like what will last are 

the good things like the 

heroes and compassion," 

Travis Hampl, sophomore 

in secondary education, 

said. "The patriotism will 

last — not the terror, not 

the fear." — Photo by 

Matt Stamey 

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Men undertake a Kansas Kickoff Show in Topeka by organizing 
their first-ever cattle show in cooperation with Block & Bridle Club 

THE FACT THEY HAD never attempted the task did not 
stop Alpha Gamma Rho from organizing a cattle show. 

"We tried to hook something to K- State with a cattle show 
because we are pretty ag-related around here," Benjamin 
Winsor, sophomore in agricultural communication and 
journalism, said. "We wanted something that could make 
people think, 'gosh, that was a fun time.'" 

The men discussed the idea of a cattle show for more than 
a year before deciding to arrange the event for Feb. 14. 

"This has been in the making ever since I started school," 
Winsor said. "It's something we didn't want to rush into." 

Members planned to repeat the event annually as a way 
to promote the chapter. 

"I think it'll bring some attention to K- State as well as 
AGR," Timothy McClelland, junior in accounting, said. "It 
all came down to it being a good PR tool." 

Brandon New, senior in animal sciences and industry, 
said high numbers of cattle, sponsors and participants made 
the show a success. 

"We set a goal to get 200 head of steer and heifers," he said. 
"We've been contacting breeders in the state and asking them 
if they'd like to contribute." 

Ties to AGR and Block & Bridle increased funding. 

"We started by contacting former members of those 
clubs," Winsor said. "Then we branched out and contacted 
major companies." 

AGR furnished prizes, including $ 1,000 savings bonds, for 
winners in each contest — steer and heifer — Winsor said. 

"This is a competition," Winsor said. "People hear about 
that $1,000 savings bond, and they're interested." 

Using the power of cash prizes to draw a larger crowd, 
New said the show started as a way to gain recognition among 
other chapters sponsoring similar events. 

"There are several AGR chapters in the Midwest, and 
across the nation, that have shows like this," New said. "They 
have great success, and we wanted to be involved." 

Serving as a promotional tool for AGR, Winsor said the 
moral behind showing cattle was mainly about fun. 

Flint Allen Coffeyville, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Jason Amy Minneola , Kan. 

Agribusiness • SR 

Bryan Armendariz Scott City, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • FR 

Adam Baldwin McPherson, Kan. 

Agronomy • SR 

Christopher Beetch Geuda Springs, Kan. 

Agricultural Technology Management • SO 

Neil Bekemeyer Washington, Kan. 

Agribusiness • FR 

Joseph Blecha Munden, Kan. 

Agronomy • FR 

Ryan Breiner Alma, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SR 

Jeffrey Brothers Cherryvale, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • FR 

Michael Brothers Cherryvale, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 

Matthew Dill Junction City 

Finance • SR 

Craig Doane Downs, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • SO 

Robert Dorsey Emporia, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • JU 

Cody Echols Aztec, N.M. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Jonathan File Beloit, Kan. 

Agribusiness • JU 

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Nicholas Frankenberry Altoona, Kan. 

Agribusiness • SR 

Kurtis Frick Larned, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SR 

Benjamin Hansen Emporia, Kan. 

Management • JU 

Jonathan Hibbard Manhattan 

Sociology • SO 

Delvin Higginson Parsons. Kan. 

Milling Science and Management • SR 

Justin Hobbs Princeton, Kan. 

Agriculture Education • FR 

Clinton Hornberger Baldwin City, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • FR 
Jordan Isaacson Salina, Kan. 

Agronomy • FR 
Adam Kipp Phillipsburg, Kan. 

Agronomy • FR 
Christopher Kramer Milford, Kan. 

Agronomy • FR 

Eric Lomas Dennis, Kan. 

Milling Science and Management • SO 

Jeffrey Long Altamont, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Jeremy Long Portis, Kan. 

Agronomy • FR 

Caleb Mattix Independence, Kan. 

Agriculture Education • FR 

Timothy McClelland Greenfield, III. 

Accounting • JU 

Caleb McNally Hardtner, Kan. 

Agricultural Technology Management • SO 

Daniel Meyers Olathe, Kan. 

Agribusiness • SR 

Trey Miser Cottonwood Falls, Kan. 

Agribusiness • SO 

Terryl Mueller Yates Center, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SR 

Brandon New Leavenworth, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SR 

Kent Nichols Toronto, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • SO 

Kyle Nichols Toronto, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SR 

Brandon Oleen Falun, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • FR 

Kyle Olson Highland, Kan. 

Horticulture • FR 

Ethan Peck Manhattan 

Business Administration • SO 

William Pope Olsburg, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • JU 

Neil Popelka Munden, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • JU 

Timothy Pralle Bremen, Kan. 

Agriculture Education • JU 

KyleRiebel Humboldt, Kan. 

Biological and Agricultural Engineering • SO 

Skip Riebel Humboldt, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SO 

Ross Rieschick Soldier, Kan. 

Agricultural Technology Management • SO 

Kyle Rockhill Eureka, Kan. 

Agriculture Education • FR 

David Sewell Pratt, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Jed Strnad Munden, Kan. 

Agriculture Education • SR 

Joseph Thiessen Beloit, Kan. 

Agronomy • FR 

Dan Vague 

Philip Weltmer . 
Jeffrey Winter .. 

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Brett Allred Leawood, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Erik Ankrom Winfield, Kan. 

Management Information Systems • JU 

Joshua Ault Olathe, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 
Ryan Bader Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 
Matthew Baki Delaware, Ohio 

Business Administration • SO 

Timothy Bensman Overland Park, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • JU 

Caden Butler Great Bend, Kan. 

Sociology • SO 

Brandon Converse Manhattan 

Industrial Engineering • SO 

Scott Cordes Leawood, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Spencer Coatney Ottawa, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • JU 

Shawn Cross Great Bend. Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • JU 

Brian Driscoll Overland Park, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Managment • JU 

Matthew Duerfeldt Manhattan 

Open-Option • FR 

Ryan Falco Shawnee Mission, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Michael Femholz Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Kellen Frank Stilwell, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SR 

Aaron T. Franklin lola, Kan. 

Psychology • JU 

Scott Freeman Carmei, Ind. 

Open-Option • FR 

Shane Frownfelter Topeka 

Business Administration • SO 

Clayton Glasco Wichita 

Business Administration • SO 

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MEMBERS of Alpha Tau 
Omega play a game 
of Earthball against 
Lambda Chi Alpha 
men at Griffith Park off 
Fort Riley Boulevard. 
Earthball was an annual 
philanthropy organized 
by Delta Chi and Kappa 
Kappa Gamma. "It gives 
people a chance to play 
outdoors and relieve 
stress from studying," said 
Brent Felten, senior in 
architectural engineering 
and Delta Chi member. 
— Photo by Jeanel Drake 

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winning recognition 

Men bring home the^vnderson Gold Communication Award 

ORT to communicate with alumni, the men 
of Alpha Tau Omega created an in-depth chapter magazine 
recognized at the national level. 

At ATO National Congress, the K- State chapter received 
the Anderson Gold Communication Award for their Web site 
and alumni magazine, The Vintage. 

"(Communication) is a major facet of what we do," said 
Richard Harrison, 2002 Vintage editor and senior in civil 
engineering. "I don't think anyone else puts that kind of 
time and effort into a publication like we do." 

Published once per semester, The Vintage was the work 
of active members and alumni. The magazine featured ATO 
philanthropies, social activities, intramurals and awards. 

Harrison said the magazine's purpose included keeping in 
touch with alumni, increasing morale and reminiscing. 

"It's phenomenal how everyone gets together and puts 
out a magazine," said Erik Ankrom, assistant communication 
officer and junior in management information systems. "It 
just amounts to everybody doing their daily thing." 

The magazine, mailed to alumni, became available online 
to members and parents in spring 2002. 

Brian Hall Prairie Village, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

Ryan Hannebaum Salina, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Mark Hayes lola, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Brandon Haynes Shawnee, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Andrew Henderson Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Michael Hinkin Manhattan 

Architectural Engineering • SO 

Bradley Hiss Great Bend, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Christopher Johnson Lawrence 

Secondary Education • FR 

Lance Jones Salina, Kan. ^- A 

Marketing and International Business • SR --.t^ 

Dustin Kammerer Merriam, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Aaron Kenkel Ozawkie, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • JU 

Brian King lola, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Brock Lohrey Shawnee, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Christopher Mick Osborne, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • FR 

Jesse Moore Great Bend, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Ankrom, ATO's Web engineer, maintained the Web site 
and was chiefly responsible for The Vintage's placement 
online. Ankrom and Harrison agreed condensing and 
formatting The Vintage for Web publication was one of their 
biggest accomplishments. 

"It was tricky to get it online," Ankrom said, "but it gives 
you a chance to show off your creative abilities." 

The award recognized ATO's chapter Web site. Ankrom 
said all ATO officers and William Muir, chapter adviser and 
assistant vice president of institutional advancement, assumed 
responsibility for the site's content. 

"It amounts to everybody chipping in," Ankrom said. 
"The guys are willing to help." 

skills came from a desire to give back to their alumni. 

"We take great pride in the magazine because we realize 
the need to communicate thoroughly with all of our alumni," 
Brian Hall, junior in biology and 2003 editor, said. "I think 
The Vintage is a great way to show all of our alumni that we 
want to keep them informed of what is currently going on in 
our chapter." 


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Andrew Newton Stilwell, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • SR 

Jesse Newton Stilwell, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Ryan Parisi Kansas City, Mo. 

Marketing • SR 

Ryan Potter Manhattan 

Finance • JU 

Mark Pultz Riley, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

ColeS. Reichle Auburn, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Charles Robben Oakley, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SO 

Erik Rome Overland Park, Kan. 

Marketing • SR 

• > > Seth Schultz Wichita 

Computer Engineering • SO 

Nicholas Senatore Fairway, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

Allan Sheahan Manhattan 

Business Administration • SO 

Scott Sieben Manhattan 

Business Administration • FR 

Benjamin Smith Shawnee Mission, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • FR 

Scott Strickler lola, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

James Sullivan Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Daniel Tokar Overland Park, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Jerod Topliff Rockwall, Texas 

Business Administration • SO 

Jacob Will Gypsum, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Benjamin Zwick Overland Park, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SR 

of Umberger Hall Nov. 
24, Mike Femholz, 
sophomore in business 
administration, rakes 
leaves while Chris 
Johnson, freshman in 
secondary education, 
bags them. Members 
of Alpha Tau Omega 
spent Sunday around 
campus raking leaves. 
"We thought we'd 
help facilities with 
all the budget cuts," 
Jeremiaha Cole, senior 
in horticulture, said. 
"We're also beautifying 
the campus." — Photo by 
Karen Mikols 

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£^1 by Jacob Walker "1 


Sorority features new, high-tech lock for keyless entry, 
members prefer security, convenience of scanner system 

of a fingerprint scanner conjured 
images of impenetrable bank- vault doors with infrared lasers 
crisscrossing the threshold, but at the Alpha Xi Delta house, 
a fingerprint scanner referred to keyless entry. 

"The scanner was installed to make the house 
safer," Christina Nelson, president and senior in mass 
communication, said. "The old system worked fine, but this 
way we don't have to worry about anyone finding the code 
to get in." 

Alpha Xi had several options ranging from a card swipe 
system to an electronic key on a pendant, but those systems 
had flaws. 

"All of the systems we were looking at required some 
piece of equipment that could be lost or stolen," Migette 

Danielle Anderes Salina, Kan. 

Textiles • FR 

Jillian Anderson Paola, Kan. 

Biology • SR 

Shanna Armbrister Wichita 

Life Sciences • SR 

Kelly Barker Kansas City, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

Annie Bartko Mission, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Kayla Beagley Oakley, Kan. 

Interior Design • SO 

Mica Becker Milford, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • FR 

Jenny Bedore Topeka 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

Melanie Berry Overland Park, Kan. 

Fine Arts • FR 

Gina Bradley Great Bend, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • SR 

Darcie Brownback Lyndon, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Jennifer Calvert Topeka 

Marketing • JU 

Katherine Calvert Topeka 

Mass Communication • SR 

Erin Campbell Wichita 

Business Administration • SO 

Janelle Caylor Wichita 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Chelsee Chism Great Bend, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Tanya Chisum Wichita 

Mass Communication • SR B r __ JI 

Christine Conforti Kansas City, Mo. ; 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • JU . „ / 

Christiana Cooper Abilene, Kan. 

Kinesiology • SR 

Kelsey Cooper Garnett, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Kaup, building corporation president, said. "We wouldn't 
have to worry about that with a scanner. You always have 
your finger with you." 

The system, designed to be simple, consisted only of a 
palm-sized scanning panel electronically connected to the 
door's lock and a backup power source. People using the 
system had to first scan their fingerprint into the central 
computer. Then the data was taken to the print scanners and 

House members simply touched the panel with their 
finger, waited for a green light and entered. 

"It has been really nice," Shelley Mclver, junior in 
elementary education, said. "It's a lot easier not having to 
remember a code to get in the house." 

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Emily Crane Wright, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Meridith Crawford Overland Park, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • JU 

Sarah Dautenhahn Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Kathryn Fager Lenexa, Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Meghan Felts Manhattan 

Business Administration • FR 

Katherine Ferran Olathe, Kan. 

Dietetics • SO 

Jamie Fracol Overland Park, Kan. 

Kinesiology • SO 

Kimberly Freed Hastings, Neb. 

Open-Option • SO 

Patricia Geist Oakley, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 

AmyGilkerson Marysville, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

Lindsay Harris Wichita 

Elementary Education • SR 

Kasey Hays Ottawa, Kan. 

Pre-Health • JU 

Amy Heidrick Wichita 

Business Administration • SO 

Rachael Herzog Saint Peters, Mo. 

Elementary Education • SO 

April Jacka Topeka 

Human Ecology • FR 

Amy Jayroe Topeka 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Lindsay Jerman Wichita 

Life Sciences • SO 

Anna Johnson Wichita 

Psychology • JU 

Kathleen Johnson Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Pamela Johnsrud Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

ON HER WAY to chapter 
meeting, Annie 
Tompkins, junior in 
family studies and 
human services, uses 
the fingerprint scanner 
to unlock the door at 
Alpha Xi Delta. This was 
the first year the women 
did not have to use a 
code to get in the house. 
"I like it a lot for security 
purposes," Tompkins 
said. "Nobody can pass 
on the code to anyone 
else. It's a lot easier." 
— Photo by 
Emily Happer 

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alpha xi delta 

Lori Jordan Kansas City, Mo. 

Milling Science and Management • SO 

Anne Kancel Kansas City, Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Laura Kidd Wichita 

Biology • SR 

Jessica Krisman Lenexa, Kan. 

Fine Arts • JU 

Whitney Kultala Kansas City, Kan. 

Sociology • SO 

Bridget Kuzila Lincoln, Neb. 

Open-Option • FR 

Abby Logerman Wichita 

Business Administration • FR 

Lindsay Logerman Wichita 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Stephanie Long Wichita 

Industrial Engineering • JU 

Kelsey Lundy York, Neb. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • FR 

Shannon Malone Lenexa, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Shannon Mason Pratt, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Holly Mayer Marysville, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

Shelley Mclver Topeka 

Elementary Education • JU 

Katherine McKenzie Topeka 

Pre-Medicine • JU 

Leila McKenzie Topeka 

Biology • SO 

Valerie McKenzie Wichita 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Kathryn Melcher Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

AlishaMohr Lenexa, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Kathryn Morgan Salina, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

EYES WIDE, Craig Wanklyn, 
junior in architectural 
engineering, tries to catch 
keys while wearing beer 
goggles. This was one 
of many activities for 
residents of Goodnow Hall 
to participate in during 
CHUGGING, an alcohol- 
awareness program put 
on for residents. "They 
took them to (Longhorns) 
to show them what it's 
really like," Wanklyn 
said. "If you drink, drink 
responsibly and this is 
what can happen if you 
don't." — Photo by 
Emily Happer 



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Christina Nelson Green, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Jennifer Nowicki Lenexa, Kan. 

Fisheries and Wildlife Biology • FR 

Kimberly O'Reilly Wichita 

Pre-Health • FR 

Kristin Ohnmacht Great Bend, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

Nicole Palmentere Kansas City, Mo. 

Interior Architecture • SO 

Michelle Plewa Lenexa, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Heather Robbins Oskaloosa, Kan. 

Kinesiology • JU 

Stephanie Roberts Topeka 

Business Administration • FR 

Maren Roesler Leawood, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

Meghan Romain Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Tara Rueschhoff Leonardville, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Jaclyn Rutti Marysville, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • FR 

Jacquelyn Schwartz Buhler, Kan. 

Biology • SR 

Amanda Sells Leawood, Kan. 

Psychology • JU 

Joanne Sherry Lenexa, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

Jennifer Shirk Great Bend, Kan. 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • JU 

Jennifer Renee Smith Kansas City, Mo. 

Business Administration • SO 

Jessica Smith Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Talia Smith Lamed, Kan. 

Sociology • JU 

Sara Speed Overland Park, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

Jorie Spesard Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Kristin Stabenow Overland Park, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Annie Tompkins Olathe, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • JU 

Bethany Trogstad Wakeeney, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Kara Voss Florissant, Mo. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SO 

Cari Warta Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Anna Watson Wichita 

Open-Option • FR 

Jill Anne Weaver Austin, Texas 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • JU 

Lindsey Wilbur Shawnee Mission, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • FR 

Melanie Wild Wichita 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

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little sisters 

Program gives fraternity a chance to mentor, form 
friendships with college women, enjoy activities 

Active since the 1970s, Beta Sigma Psi Little Sister program 
offered fraternity members, as well as the participating 
women, an opportunity to meet and get to know each other 
while participating in activities and volunteer programs. 

Women Little Sisters were paired up with men from the 
fraternity — called Big Brothers. This allowed for more one- 
on-one communication and bonding. 

"The Little Sis program is a service program but they 
also get to participate in activities including a formal, messy 
Olympics and others," Mark Buxton, junior in horticulture, 
said. "I basically represent the house and oversee the Little Sis 
meetings as well as keep them informed about what is going 
on in the house." 

The Little Sister group, which met twice a month, grew to 
24 women, more than double what it had been in past years. 

"We recruit by placing an ad in the Collegian the first three 
days of the year, along with posting fliers and a lot of word of 
mouth," Buxton said. "We have worked hard recruiting." 

Haley Roberts, Little Sister president and junior in political 
science, helped organize events and run meetings. 

"It is mainly a social thing," Roberts said. "It is an excellent 
opportunity to meet people, especially as a freshman." 

The Little Sisters in the program said they enjoyed learning 
about others as well as themselves. 

"Meeting guys and getting to know them without having 
to impress anyone is one of the main positives," Jacqueline 
Moore, freshman in architecture, said. "It is fun to be able 
to just be yourself and act ornery with the guys if you want. 
I have gotten to know the guys better this way where there 
isn't any pressure." 

William Arnold Topeka 

Political Science • FR 

Steven Brockhoff Meriden, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • JU 

Peter Burghart Colorado Springs, Colo. 

Theater • SO 

Mark Buxton Wichita 

Horticulture • JU 

Joshua Campbell Topeka 

Business Administration • FR 

Justin Campbell Topeka 

Management • SR 

Scott Chaput Salina, Kan. 

Geography • SO 

Justin Crow Holyrood, Kan. 

Political Science • SR 

Matthew Evers Overland Park, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • FR 

Ryan Garren Oskaloosa, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Matthew Hagenmaier Randolph, Kan. 

Kinesiology • FR 

Travis Hampl Marysville, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 

Colby Harries Marysville, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

Eric Hermanns Gaylord, Kan. 

Agronomy • FR 

John Knop Ellinwood, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

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Dane Kohrs Geneseo, Kan. 

Food Science • GM 

Daniel Kuhlman Athol, Kan. 

Computer Science • FR 

Peter Lundquist Minnetonka, Minn. 

Agronomy • SO 

Daniel Myers Augusta, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Jeff Pierson Meriden, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • SR 

Colin Ratliff Smith Center, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • JU 

Kyle Ross Topeka 

Biology • SR 

Matthew Ruhnke Topeka 

Mechanical Engineering • FR 

Brandon Saunders Topeka 

Computer Engineering • FR 

Christopher Schaible Topeka 

Open-Option • FR 

Matthew Shellenberger Scott City, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Brian Sieker Chase, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SO 

Adam Stewart Washington, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Jeremy Stohs Marysville, Kan. 

Political Science • SR 

Adam Synoground Smith Center, Kan. 

Food Science • SO 

relax on the front porch 
swing at their house. 
Trevor Abel, sophomore in 
architectural engineering, 
said that Beta Sigs like to 
congregate on the swing. 
"We hang out there when 
the weather is nice," Abel 
said. — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

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beta theta pi 

Fraternity members decorate house, provide evening of fright 

to raise money, food for Heart Strings Community Service, Breadbasket 

to pearly gates, the second 
annual Beta Theta Pi haunted house was innovative. 

Based on the Edge of Hell haunted house, located in Kansas 
City, Mo., Betas incorporated their own ideas, Christopher 
Mirakian, junior in business administration, said. Where the 
Kansas City house featured a bridge, Betas used crates for a 
similar effect. 

"We didn't have as large of a budget as theirs," Mirakian 
said. "We had to adapt. " 

The Betas spent $300 of the $450 allotted budget. 

Planning took one month and actual work on the haunted 
house began at noon Oct. 31. Members spent six hours 
organizing and decorating the four floors of the house, Peter 
Carter, president and senior in biology, said. 

"We had a heaven -to -hell theme," Carter said. "People 
went in the front door down to the basement. The basement 
was hell, decorated in red with a devil." 

The kitchen was turned into a torture room with an 
operation in progress. 

On the main floor, a rave room lined with red made it 
difficult for people to find the entrances and exits. 

"It was a crazy room with strobe lights and techno music, 
so people got lost in there," Carter said. "Then there was a 
spooky room with dead bodies, and then a graveyard room 
with vines and grave stones and a wooden bridge." 

The second floor, or earth level, was completely dark, with 
people jumping out at visitors. 

The third floor, all white and lined with toilet paper, was 
filled with ghosts. Gates to heaven stood at the end of the 

Approximately 300 people went through the haunted 
house, making it a success, said Joel Gentry, philanthropy 
chair and sophomore in open -option. Visitors had the option 
of donating cans of food or a $2 -admission charge. 

"We collected 359 pounds of food for the Manhattan 
Breadbasket," Gentry said. "We also raised over $600 for 
our philanthropy, which was Heart Strings Community 

Bobbie Lonker Medicine Lodge, Kan. 

House Mother 

Logan Andrews Manhattan 

Management • SR 

Dustin Angell Sabetha, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Tyler Bachman Centralia, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Jerrad Blake Topeka 

Business Administration • JU 

Joshua Blanks Shawnee, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Seth Bridge Hutchinson, Kan. 

Political Science • SR 

Joseph Brown Topeka 

Biology • SO 

Daren Bruschi Leawood, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Gregory Burnett Tonganoxie, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Grant Caffrey Asheville, N.C. 

Open-Option • FR 

Blake Calhoun Excelsior, Minn. 

Business Administration • SO 

Peter Carter Overland Park, Kan. 

Biology • SR 

Christopher W. Culbertson Stanley, Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Russell Danler Emporia, Kan. 

Management • SR 



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James Dillon Lawrence 

Biology • JU 

Charles Elsea Salina, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • FR 

David Folsom Shawnee, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Travis Fort Ulysses, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • FR 

Joel Gentry Wichita 

Open-Option • SO 

Paul Gentry Wichita 

Mass Communication • SR 

Walter Gray II Wichita 

Political Science • SO 

Nolan Griffin Salina, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Matthew T. Hall Overland Park, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • JU 

Bradley Hart II Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Michael Hart Saint Louis 

Management • JU 

Nicholas Herald Overland Park, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Michael Hoffman Overland Park, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

James Jackson Andover, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Ryan Juhnke Hutchinson, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Corbin Keech Kansas City, Mo. 

Architecture • SO 

Jeffrey Kice Wichita 

Pre-Health • FR 

Bryan Lehecka Wichita 

Open-Option • SO 

Evan McCleary Roscoe, III. 

Construction Science and Management • SO 

Brent McKeeman Abilene, Kan. 

Recreation and Parks Administration • SR 

Mason McPike Topeka 

Architectural Engineering • SR 

Bjorn Melander Leawood, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

Christopher Mirakian Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Benjamin Moore Westmoreland, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • JU 

S. Andrew Muck Tulsa, Okla. 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

Daniel Nesbitt Wichita 

Business Administration • SO 

Mark Newland Omaha, Neb. 

Business Administration • FR 

Scott Newland Omaha, Neb. 

Architecture • SO 

Jeff O'Connor Topeka 

Architectural Engineering • JU 

Jared Parker Lenexa, Kan. 

Accounting • JU 

Scott Pauly Hutchinson, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

Brian Piatt Junction City 

Computer Engineering • SO 

Brett A. Reed Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Scott Rogers Arkansas City, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

Jonathan Rothwell Wichita 

Secondary Education • FR 

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Brett Rundle Hoyt, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Alexander Sappok Wichita 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

Danny Schreiner Wichita 

Open-Option • FR 

Jacob Scoby Sabetha, Kan. 

Kinesiology • FR 

Aaron Scott Wichita 

Architectural Engineering • JU 

Drew Sebelius Norton. Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • SO 

Luke Stanker Merriam. Kan. 

Kinesiology • SR 

Thomas C. Stein Eudora, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Kevin Stockwell Overland Park, Kan. 

Political Science • SR 

RyanThurman Great Bend, Kan. 

Milling Science and Management • FR 

Paul Visser Wakefield, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • FR 

Aaron Windhorst Olathe, Kan. 

iiology • SO 

Andrew Windhorst Olathe, Kan. 

Management • SR 


Wan Jeong, graduate 

student in biological and 

agricultural engineering, 

sleeps while Kathleen 

Hoffman, junior in 

kinesiology, studies. 

— Photo by Karen Mikols 

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play by play 

Sorority women coach several fraternities 
in annual fall philanthropy to raise funds 

Greek organizations congregated for the 15th annual 
Pledge Games Sept. 22. But one sorority did not participate 
in the competition. 

Chi Omega women staffed the event and raised $14,000 
for the American Red Cross. 

"Our main (philanthropy event) is the Pledge Games," said 
Ashley Holmes, philanthropy chair and senior in psychology. 
"It's a long day and it goes by fast, but it's definitely worth 

The games took place at Memorial Stadium. Since it was 
early in the school year, Holmes said the event also served as 
a chance to get to know others. 

"It's a good opportunity for new members to get to meet 
each other," Holmes said. "It shows them what K- State's 

Lindsay Friess, freshman in pre-health, agreed with 
Holmes and said the event, which was a good time to meet 
people, benefited a worthy organization. 

"There was nothing bad about it so I have no reason not 
to do it again," Friess said. "Being for a good cause made it 

Lauren Bakian, freshman in engineering and the Phi 
Gamma Delta pledge coach, said the event would have been 
chaos without the coaches. 

"We go and wake them up in the morning and bring 
them juice and doughnuts," Bakian said. "It helped get them 

Bakian said the games fit her personality. 

"I'm really energetic and that's what I love," she said. 
"It was a blast. I liked the tug- of- war because everyone was 
totally into it." 

During the tug- of- war event, only a baby swimming pool 
separated the two teams. 

"My favorite event was watching the tug- of- war," Friess 
said. "I liked it when the people who lost fell in the pool and 
got wet." 

Andrea Albright Berrtonville, Ariz. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

April Alcorn Kansas City, Kan. 

Fine Arts • JU 

Laci Alvarez Hillsboro, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Jessica Anderson Wichita 

Journalism and Mass Communications • JU 

Katie Anderson Garden City, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Krista Annan Overland Park, Kan. 

Kinesiology • SR 

Lauren Bakian Leavenworth, Kan. 

Engineering • FR 

Julia Bedingfield Greeley, Colo. 

Business Administration • JU 

Andrea Bennett Clearwater, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

Brooke Bonneil Wichita 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Whitney Boomer Manhattan 

Theater • SR 

Melissa Brisbin Marysville, Kan. 

Family and Consumer Education • JU 

Amy Bulk Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Neely Burnside Garden City, Kan. 

Fine Arts • JU 

Jessica Christiansen Omaha, Neb. 

Business Administration • SO 

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Jennifer Collins Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Megan Connor Overland Park, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Julie Cooper Wichita 

Business Administration • JU 

Sarah Crabb Leawood, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Sarah Dyer Raiston, Neb. 

Open-Option • FR 

Kelly Ernst Olathe, Kan. 

Mass Communication • JU 

Braeden Fetterman Overland Park. Kan. 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • JU 

Kimberly Gewain Lincoln, Neb. 

Psychology • JU 

Nicole Gilgus Overland Park, Kan. 

Music • SO 

Joscelyne Goebel Wichita 

Apparel Marketing and Design • JU 

Katie Haller Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Jill Halleran Overland Park, Kan. 

Psychology • JU 

Ashley Holmes Garden City, Kan. 

Psychology • SR 

Shauna Hopp Marquette, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 

Megan Horchem Topeka 

Mathematics • JU 

Elizabeth Horsley Overland Park, Kan. 

Fine Arts • SO 

Heather Kautz Shawnee, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Jessica Knott Topeka 

Business Administration • FR 

Abbey Koch York, Neb. 

Open-Option • SO 

Amber Lafferty Lenexa, Kan. 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • JU 

Kristin Lieurance Wichita 

Nutritional Sciences • JU 

Bonny Martens Lawrence 

Elementary Education • SO 

Elizabeth Martin Derby, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Katherine McGuire Prairie Village, Kan. 

Interior Architecture • SO 

Nicole Modica Olathe, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Diane Molstad Salina, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Hannah Mueldener Topeka 

Elementary Education • FR 

Erin Mulcahy Olathe, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • JU 

Shanlee O'Neal Olathe, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

KatrinaO'Rourke Shawnee, Kan. 

Fine Arts • JU 

Rebekah Penner Wichita 

Modern Languages • SR 

Erin Reid Topeka 

Mathematics • JU 

Ashley Rippe Wichita 

Music Education • FR 

Abby Robertson Shawnee, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Kristin Rolf Olathe, Kan. 

Dietetics • SO 

Laura Roth Overland Park, Kan. 

Fine Arts • FR 

Emily Schauer Olathe. Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Jana Schmitt Lake Quivira, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Lyndsey Schooley Pryor, Okla. 

Psychology • JU 

Ashley Smalley Shawnee, Kan. 

Accounting • JU 

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Nikki Spencer Newton, Kan. 

Psychology • SR 

Angela Staats Olathe, Kan. 

Management • JU 

Justine Sterling Hardtner, Kan. 

Agricultural Communication and Journalism • FR 

Brooke Taylor New Cambria, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Riki Tilgner Derby, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Elizabeth Towner Lawrence 

Secondary Education • SO 

Blair Urquhart Olathe, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Erica Wesley Wichita 

Apparel Marketing and Design • JU 

Kelly West Wichita 

Mass Communication • JU 

Allison Woodworth Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

DURING Purple Power 
Play on Poyntz, Pi Beta Phi 
Rebecca Rogers, freshman 
in journalism and mass 
communications, slides 
into a watermelon tunnel. 
"I got to know the girls in 
my pledge class because 
we had to work together," 
Rogers said. — Photo by 
Matt Elliott 

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Tami Breymeyer Wamego 

House Mother 

Jack Bauer Overland Park, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • JU 

Jeremy Bielski Englewood.Colo. 

Accounting • SR 

Adam Block Wamego 

Business Administration • FR 

Clint Bradbury Winfield, Kan. 

Mass Communication • JU 

Steven Brandjord Stilwell. Kan. 

Engineering • FR 

Jamie Brothers Burden, Kan. 

Business Administration • SR 

Lucas Bucl Sublette, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Sheldon Bucl Sublette, Kan. 

Management Information Systems • JU 

Ryan Campbell Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Jeffrey Casad Winfield, Kan. 

Finance • JR 

Adam Chatfield Parkville, Mo. 

Finance • JU 

Cody Clarkston Wamego 

Pre-Health • FR 

Zachary Cook Plains, Kan. 

Biological and Agricultural Engineering • SR 

Nathaniel Cordell Wichita 

Business Administration • SO 


Jacob Nelson, junior 

in sociology, spends a 

Saturday evening playing 

pool with his fraternity 

brothers. The Dec. 14 

event served as a rush 

activity where Delta 

Chis met and interacted 

with potential members. 

— Photo by Drew Rose 

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informal rush 

j§ Members personalize rush events 
ja* with small, informal recreation night 

An evening of bowling, shooting pool and eating pizza 
helped Delta Chi men get to know potential members during 
a Dec. 14 rush event. 

"We try to show the rushees the brotherhood," Clint 
Bradbury, junior in mass communication, said. "We just try 
to get everybody involved." 

Rather than coordinate a formal event, the Delta 
Chis organized a laid-back evening, which allowed more 
opportunity to get to know and mingle with potential 

"They're (rush events) pretty informal," Jacob Nelson, 
junior in sociology, said. "We just like to talk and get to know 
what kind of guys they are." 

Eight potential members attended the rush event, which 
was the first recruiting event for the school year. Bradbury, 
who organized the evening, said the men tried to avoid larger 

"We like to keep our rush events kind of small," Kenneth 

Shear, junior in management information systems, said. 
"We feel like we can get to know the rushees better in small 

Shear said the smaller turnout helped men form stronger 

"We become better friends with them," he said. "Then we 
try to rush them through the house as friends." 

Recruiting was a year-long process, and the men planned 
several rush events, including paintballing, a Kansas City 
Royals' baseball game and traveling to Wichita Feb. 1 to see 
a hockey game and eat at Hooters. 

"We try to appeal to a lot of guys," Bradbury said. "Rush 
is what we do all year." 

Nelson said recruitment was an important part 
in maintaining the quality and quantity of fraternity 

"Rush drives the house," Nelson said. "You have to have 
a good rush to get good guys." 

Jason Crabtree Topeka 

Architectural Engineering • SR 

Joseph Cross Overbrook, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SR 

Tanner Davignon Hays, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • JU 

Dustin Dieker Manhattan 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Jason Evans Salina, Kan. 

Agronomy • SR 

Brent Felten Pilot Grove, Mo. 

Architectural Engineering • SR 

Nick Flentie Overland Park, Kan. 

Political Science • SR 

Nicholas Flink Prairie Village, Kan. 

Computer Science • JU 

Grant Groene Winfield, Kan. 

Agricultural Engineering • SO 

Alexander Hayob Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Matthew Hayob Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Jon Hertzler Wichita 

Open-Option • JU 

Steven Hoffmann Shawnee, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

Dalton James Saint Leon, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • FR 

Russell Jelinek Danville, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

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Ryan Jones Pratt, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

John Kattenberg Lebanon, Kan. 

Biological and Agricultural Engineering • SR 

Steven Kern Wamego 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Kevin Kirchhoff Lenexa, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

Todd Kohman Salina, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Joe Lane El Dorado, Kan. 

Sociology • JU 

RossLatta Yuma, Colo. 

Feed Science Management • FR 

Phillip Martin Wamego 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

Matthew McCarty Leawood, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Kyle Miller Winfield, Kan. 

Engineering • SO 

Michael Mills Overland Park, Kan. 

Social Science • JU 

Matthew Morgan Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Paul Morizzo Overland Park, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • JU 

Peter D. Morris El Dorado, Kan. 

Political Science • JU 

Marc Morrison Leawood, Kan. 

Engineering • FR 

Matthew Morrow Olathe, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Taylor Nedrow Shawnee, Kan. 

Sociology • FR 

Jacob W. Nelson Topeka 

Sociology • JU 

Nicholas Painton Lansing, Kan. 

Economics • SO 

Adam Pyle Morrill, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Jeremy Reid Winfield, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Daniel Robbins Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Michael Robbins Lenexa, Kan. 

Management Information Systems • SR 

Ryan Rosecrans Winfield, Kan. 

Horticulture • JU 

KyleSaferite El Dorado, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 

Hunter Sargent Overland Park, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • FR 

Kenneth Shear Hiawatha, Kan. 

Management Information Systems • JU 

Brandon Everett Smith Wichita 

Business Administration • SO 

Thomas Specht Topeka 

Open-Option • SO 

Aaron Starr McPherson, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Heath Starr McPherson, Kan. 

Political Science • JU 

Thomas Stewart Lenexa, Kan. 

Horticulture • JU 

KellenStorer Savannah, Mo. 

Horticulture • SO 

Robert Sumners Westmoreland, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Dustin Taylor Manhattan 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Jamie Warren Overland Park, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • SO 

Kyle Webster Olathe, Kan. 

Management Information Systems • SR 

Andrew Worley El Dorado, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

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Leslie Ahlvers Salina, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Lindsay Alesio Abilene, Kan. 

Open-Option • JU 

Summer Alford Ulysses, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Jami Anderson Wellsville, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

Mallory Anderson Shawnee, Kan. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • SO 

Monica Anderson Shawnee, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Ami Asmann Andover, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SR 

Lacey Ayers Mulvane, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 
Kari Baldonado Park Hill, Okla. 

Open-Option • JU 
Lindsay Barnes Salina, Kan. 

Management • JU 

Kristin Bastin Salina, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Christy Beach Olathe, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 

Erin Bender Lenexa, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Kellie Bohr Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Megan Bonewitz Newton, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Megan Bradbury Topeka 

Elementary Education • JU 

Amy Brenner Manhattan 

Bakery Science and Management • FR 

Amy Buller Overland Park, Kan. 

Biology • SR 

Katherine Carter Topeka 

Electrical Engineering • SR 

Tina Chengappa Manhattan 

Open-Option • JU 

Abigail Maze, senior in 
biology, Meredith Demel, 
senior in management 
information systems 
and Stacy Jasperson, 
sophomore in pre-health, 
open a gift. "We exchange 
gifts with other girls in the 
house and ourTri-Delta 
families," Kari Baldonado, 
junior in open-option 
said. "This is the night that 
we present our Christmas 
gift from the house to our 
house mom." — Photo by 

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delta delta delta 


Sorority women spread holiday joy To others 

LIDAY season gave Delta Delta Delta 
women an opportunity to decorate and have fun. 

Their annual Christmas party, named Pine Party, allowed 
women to share holiday cheer and spirit. 

"It is the time of year that we get together and help our 
house mother decorate," Kari Baldonado, junior in open- 
option, said. "We invite neighbors, friends, family, boyfriends 
and anyone who wants to come." 

The women decorated in groups. 

"It's really fun because we decorate specific areas of the 
house as a pledge class," Baldonado said. "The seniors always 
do the tree, so that is what everyone is waiting for." 

Members enjoyed baking and entertaining guests, 
Baldonado said. 

"We decorate cookies and have cider and punch," she said, 
"Once we are finished preparing, our guests come over." 

Baldonado said members offered a traditional gift- 
exchange, but Pine Party functioned for Tri-Delts to get to 
know others and enjoy each other's company. 

"It was really nice to get dressed up and relax," Megan 
McPheter, senior in finance, said. "It reminded everyone that 

finals were around the corner, but that there was still time to 
relax and enjoy the holiday season." 

The party was a tradition members enjoyed prior to their 
personal seasonal celebrations. 

"It's sentimental," Georgia Mulligan, junior in mass 
communication, said. "Some of the girls graduate in December 
and it's the last thing we do as a house." 

During Pine Party, Tri-Delts surprised their house 
mother, Karen Robbins, with a gift certificate to Manhattan 
Town Center. 

"Our house mom means so much to us," Mulligan said. 
"She gets emotional when we do things like that, and it makes 
us emotional, too." 

After touring the house and eating cookies, members 
and guests ended the evening by caroling around the 

"We sang songs like 'Jingle Bells' and 'Deck the Halls,'" 
Megan Bonewitz, senior in elementary education, said. "We 
go caroling to the sororities and fraternities around ours, and 
to the neighbors that have been supportive, kind of to repay 
them for just being our neighbors." 

Nichole Chiaverini Overland Park, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SR 

Erin Cole Shawnee, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 

Natalie Cosgrove Council Grove, Kan. 

Fine Arts • SO 

Carrie Darrow Marion, Kan. 

Modern Languages • SR 

Amanda L. Day Shawnee, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SR 

Meredith Demel Wichita 

Management Information Systems • SR 

SaraDeutsch Topeka 

Business Administration • SO 

Emily Diehl Burr Oak, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Briana Dipierro Shawnee, Kan. 

Management Information Systems • SR 

Lindsay Donovan Medicine Lodge. Kan. 

Human Ecology and Mass Communication • SR 

Lauren Dusselier Kansas City. Mo. 

Elementary Education • SR 

KateErickson Chapman. Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Liz Erickson Chapman, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Caitlin Faddis Overland Park, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Snow Fain Leawood, Kan. 

Fine Arts • FR 

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Jessica Fallin Overland Park, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SR 

TarahFerren Olathe, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Abby Fitzpatrick Saint Joseph, Mo. 

Business Administration • JU 

Elizabeth Flentie Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Tara Garner Lenexa, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • SO 

Adrianne Gipson Wichita 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

Mackenzie Glapa Olathe, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

Stacey Golden Wichita 

Psychology • SR 

Elizabeth Greig Clovis, N.M. 

Nutritional Sciences • JU 

Krista Guental Lee's Summit, Mo. 

Construction Science and Management • SR 

Angeline Hauck Delphos, Kan. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • JU 

Sarah Henderson Union, Ky. 

Business Administration • SO 

Leslie Hill Topeka 

Marketing • SR 

Stacy Jasperson Newton, Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Megan Jones Leawood, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Anne Karcz Shawnee, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

MckennaKirby Olathe, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • FR 

Courtney Lair Piqua, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

Kristen Laue Manhattan 

Life Sciences • SR 

Ashley Lawyer Coffeyville, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

WOMEN practice carols 
before singing for the 
public at the Pine Party, 
their annual Christmas 
party. "It is kind of just 
a social gathering and 
a chance for us to get 
to know some people," 
Kari Baldonado, junior 
in open-option said. 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

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Lindsay Marten Lenexa, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 

Tiffany Mattson Lenexa, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Abigail Maze Hiawatha, Kan. 

Biology • SR 

Megan L. Meyer Olathe, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Ashley Moneymaker Overland Park. Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Georgia Mulligan Lenexa, Kan. 

Mass Communication • JU 

Erin O'Connor Manhattan 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • JU 

Courtney Payne Wichita 

Fine Arts • SO 

Mychel Pflughoeft Ellsworth, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Stephanie Rector Lenexa, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Danielle Regan Overland Park, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

KristenReid Wichita 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Victoria Resnik Minneapolis, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Carey Robson Abilene, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Penny Sano Manhattan 

Political Science • SR 

Sarah Schmidt McPherson, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

AmySchultz Topeka 

Humanities • JU 

Angela L. Schumacher Wichita 

Pre-Nursing • SO 

Anna Schwieger Derby, Kan. 

Biology • SR 

Mary Seep Topeka 

Elementary Education • SO 

Amy Smithyman Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Katherine Spaeth Fairway, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Kristin Stang Wichita 

Business Administration • FR 

Amy Summers Olathe, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Julie Summers Olathe, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 

Whitney Turek Olathe, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

Jennifer Vincent Wichita 

Architectural Engineering • SO 

Jessica Vrbas Olathe, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 

Lauren Webb Prairie Village, Kan. 

Kinesiology • SO 

Cassandra Wedekind Corinth, Texas 

Business Administration • SO 

Kristin White Lenexa, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • JU 

Lacey Zellers Shawnee, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

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bv Jac 

the road to the bowl 

Fraternity men pitch in to help the Junior League raise money 

WITH SPONSORS who usually helped with fund -raisers 
for philanthropy events commited to other projects, Delta 
Sigma Phi changed their plan and stepped into a volunteer 

"We wanted to find a charity that we could make into 
a kind of tradition for the house," R. Scott Tatro, junior in 
management information systems, said. "We went to see if 
we could get any sponsorship from local businesses, but they 
were pretty much all sponsored out." 

However, the Junior League needed help to run its Road 
to the Bowl campaign. 

"The Junior League is a national women's organization 
that raises money to fund smaller charities," Arnold Ferry, 
house adviser, said. "We just gave them the manpower they 
needed for their program." 

Road to the Bowl was a fund-raising effort in which men 
sold raffle tickets at booths in front of Varney's Book Store on 
football game days. Each ticket was a chance to win an all- 
expenses-paid trip to the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl. 

Each member volunteered for a two -hour time slot to sell 
tickets; pledges took two slots apiece. At four shifts per game, 

the Delta Sigs donated more than 140 hours, Tatro said. 

Delta Sigs benefited from attention the campaign brought 
to the fraternity. 

"Since we were such a big supporter of the Junior League, 
we got to do a lot of publicity on the radio," Tatro said. "It 
turned out to be a big rush tool." 

The campaign raised $2,000, which the Junior League 
distributed to smaller charities in need of financial support, 
Ferry said. 

"This was a great philanthropy," he said. "It wasn't just 
about charity. It got the whole community involved and 

The Junior League was grateful for help on the project, 
Lori Lavin, Road to the Bowl committee chair, said. 

"(Delta Sigs) provided all the manpower we needed and 
more," she said. "They were responsible for 50 percent of the 
funds we raised." 

The men were glad to have found a rewarding cause to 
support, Tatro said. 

"We really enjoyed helping them out," he said. "We hope 
to continue this in years to come, as long as they'll have us." 

Kale Becker Minneopolis, Kan. 

Horticulture • SR 

Tyson Behunin Arvada, Colo. 

Biology • FR 

Brian Bondurant Baldwin, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • FR 

Christopher Corman Derby, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SR 

MarkK. Davis Lawrence 

Business Administration • JU 

Joseph Farid Wichita 

Fine Arts • SO 

Keegan Ferguson Salina, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • FR 
Nolan Henderson Wichita 

Business Administration • SO 
Timothy Jay Jones Burrton, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 
Corey Kirk Maize, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Lance Larson Concordia, Kan. 

Biology • FR 

Ryan Maoy Alta Vista, Kan. 

Theater • FR 

Bryan McCoskey Douglass, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • FR 

Charles Daniel Miller Jr El Dorado, Kan. 

Political Science • FR 

Ryan Mills Wichita 

Construction Science and Management • FR 

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J. Tyson Moore El Dorado. Kan. 

Information Systems • FR 

Patrick Moran Humble, Texas 

Landscape Architecture • JU 

DayneMoreton Summers, Ark. 

Biological and Agricultural Engineering • SO 

Joshua Nordstrom Salina, Kan. 

Kinesiology • SO 

Ryan Peitzmeier Aurora, Colo. 

Business Administration • SO 

Benjamin Procter Manhattan 

Political Science • SO 

Christopher Rhoad Oakview, Mo. 

Interior Architecture • SO 

Aaron Schwieterman Olathe, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Daniel L Scott Caney. Kan. 

Management • SR 

Jason Smith Shawnee, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • SO 

Zachary Stover Concordia, Kan. 

Information Systems • SO 

R. Scott Tatro Wichita 

Management Information Systems • JU 

Brandon D. Taylor Burns, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • FR 

Travis Tyler Wichita 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Nicholas Vansant Kansas City, Kan. 

Sociology • FR 


HALL, JoJo Percy, junior 

in theater, reads 'the 

actors check list' for her 

intermediate acting 

class, while Katherine 

Montoy, freshman in 

elementary education, 

reads the 'World Turned 

Up Side Down" for her 

History Before 1877 

class. Throughout 

campus, students found 

the perfect spot to 

take a break and read. 

"Sometimes I read right 

before class, outside 

Nichols, or by the big oak 

tree where you can see 

Anderson," Percy said. "It's 

most convenient for me to 

read by Nichols since all of 

my classes are there." 

— Photo by Matt Stamey 

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toys for tots 

Members collect donations, personal funds 
to purchase toys for less fortunate children 

A bike, an electric- toy guitar, race car sets, a toy- beauty 
salon and toy- dish sets comprised a few items Delta Tau 
Delta members donated to the Manhattan area Toys for Tots 

Andy Fogel, Delt philanthropy chair and sophomore in 
business administration, said the fraternity expanded its 
philanthropy because members were excited to participate 
in the toy drive. 

"We all grew up having great Christmases," Aaron Leiker, 
junior in mass communication, said. "We all want other kids 
to have good Christmases, too." 

Delts collected toys for the charity in three ways. 

Fogel asked sororities to donate toys as well. 

The women had a month to gather items before the Delts 
collected and counted the bags of toys. The sororities donated 
nearly 150 toys for the philanthropy. 

Delts set up a booth outside K-B Toys in Manhattan 
Town Center to encourage shoppers to donate. Fogel said 
this collection effort gained 50 toys. 

In the final contribution to the philanthropy, each Delt 
donated $15 to purchase additional toys for the program. 

K-B Toys gave the fraternity 20 percent off all toys, and 
opened an hour before normal store hours Dec. 15 so the 

men could shop. 

Fogel, Leiker, and Kevin Knapp, sophomore in business 
administration, shopped with the money members donated — 
more than $500. By the end of the philanthropy, a mound of 
toys piled in the Delt house. 

"The guys are just in awe of the amount and quality of 
the toys," Leiker said. 

The philanthropy was bigger and better than the 
year before, Ryan Weber, former philanthropy chair and 
sophomore in marketing, said. 

Weber said formerly members contributed $5-10 apiece 
and didn't have as much sorority participation, but Toys for 
Tots still appreciated their contributions. 

"I remember how thankful they were because we came 
through for them," Weber said. "Last year the corporate 
sponsor didn't come through, so those kids wouldn't have 
had any presents." 

Delts were not allowed to distribute the toys to the children 
because of confidentiality restrictions, but Leiker said the 
fraternity still enjoyed helping out. 

"I'd love to see the kids' faces light up when they see their 
toys, but under the circumstances I definitely understand," 
he said. "We're just happy to donate." 

Ty Abrams Shawnee, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Matthew Ast Derby, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Duane Baughman Hugoton, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • JU 

John Beaver Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Ryan Bloom Cordova, Tenn. 

Architectural Engineering • SO 

Andrew Budke Overland Park, Kan. 

Landscape Architecture • JU 

M. Tanner Clagett Overland Park, Kan. 

Philosophy • SO 

Robert Curiel Prairie Village, Kan. 

Engineering • FR 

Elliott Disney Kansas City, Mo. 

Open-Option • FR 

Adam Draskovich Olathe, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

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Chris Eiserer Olathe, Kan. 

Management • JU 

Andrew Fogel Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

NickHanna Wichita 

Open-Option • FR 

G. Anthony Hawkins Prairie Village, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • SO 

Jeffrey Hewitt Overland Park, Kan. 

Music Education • SR 

Michael Hudson Wamego 

Business Administration • FR 

Adam Johnson Junction City 

Kinesiology • SO 

Daniel Kaminsky Overland Park, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • SR 

Darren Keener Lenexa, Kan. 

Horticulture • FR 

Kevin Knapp Wichita 

Business Administration • SO 

Justin Laub Olathe, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Aaron Leiker Holly, Colo. 

Mass Communication • JU 

Jacob Luke Olathe, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Christopher McCall Overland Park, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • FR 

Patrick O'Connor Wichita 

Kinesiology • SO 

Thomas Peeke Prairie Village, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

JakeQuigley Wamego 

Business Administration • FR 

Jacob Ramsey Andale, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • FR 

John Raple Colwich, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • JU 

Joel Reichenberger Mount Hope, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Brian Reif Olathe, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Ryan Reyes Wichita 

Business Administration • SO 

J. Vincent Robertson Shawnee, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Blake Robinson Wichita 

Political Science • FR 

Charles Schloegel Leawood, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

KyleSeiwert Wichita 

Biology • SR 

Ryan Scott Shaw Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Patrick Stanton Overland Park, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SR 

Jeffrey Sutera Shawnee Mission, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Ryan Weber Olathe, Kan. 

Marketing • SO 

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j irreplaceable 

* Fraternity members vote to complete house mother's 


duties rather than fill the vacated position 

Managing without a house mother for more than 25 
years, members of Delta Upsilon did not find the thought 
of living without one unusual — until the 2001 arrival and 
2002 departure of Connie Coleman. Her absence significantly 
affected DU members, Aaron Siders, senior in management, 

"She was amazing," Siders said. "She did so much for the 
house. She was the best possible person we could have gotten 
for a house mom." 

Spring 2003, Coleman resigned to pursue a job in Salina, 

The idea of replacing her was unthinkable, Siders said, 
but that was not the only reason behind the decision to go 
without a house mother. 

"The mortgage is high, of course, and we could save some 
money by not looking for a replacement," he said. "Plus, we 
could never find one who would measure up." 

Coleman fulfilled different roles in the fraternity, and after 

she left, those roles had to be filled by someone else. 

"Some of the officers took over the stuff she did, like 
teaching etiquette and keeping a photograph album of 
everything," Aaron Sloup, president and junior in computer 
science, said. "We still kind of need (a house mother), but we 
can cover everything OK." 

Finding a new house mother might have still been an 
option, but there were several factors to be considered before 

"We had a great house mom," Sloup said. "We don't just 
want a filler." 

Before the house could vote on a replacement, Terry 
Kershner, academic adviser, had to provide a list of candidates 
he had reviewed. He said screening was not an easy process. 

"Personality is the biggest factor," Kershner said. "They 
have to be able to understand college boys. After Connie, I 
just didn't think any of the candidates were dynamic 


Brady Alexander Mankato, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Bryan Anderson Belleville, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • JU 

Jonathan B. Anderson Ottawa, Kan. 

Finance • JU 

Michael Ashley Larned, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

David Bryan Aziere Prairie Village, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SR 

Joshua Bowen Lenexa, Kan. 

Secondary Education • JU 

Michael Boyd Lenexa, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

Adam Brooks Overland Park, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

Nathan Butler Kansas City, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Daniel Byers Seneca, Kan. 

Agricultural Technology Management • SR 

Nathan Carrier Salina, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • JU 

KurtChilds Belleville. Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • JU 

Steve Chudy Overland Park, Kan. 

Theater • SO 

Steven Copp Auburn, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Jasey Crawl Topeka 

Secondary Education • SO 

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Ryan Ebright Lyons, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • SO 

Joshua Ekholm Inman, Kan. 

Agricultural Technology Management • JU 

RyanFlickner Wichita 

Agronomy • FR 

Justin Florance Stilwell. Kan. 

Psychology • SO 

Anthony Gatterman Lamed. Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Gary Gibson Salina, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Nathan Hands Garden City, Kan. 

Kinesiology • SO 

Derek Havens McPherson, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Casey Hertzenberg Salina, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

Jeff Hohnbaum Wichita 

Construction Science and Management • SR 

Darrick Hoover Conway Springs, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

J. Matthew Knott Council Grove, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Jacob Krehbiel Wichita 

Construction Science and Management • SO 

Eric Leahy Overland Park, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • SR 

Timothy Lowery Lincoln, Neb. 

Management Information Systems • JU 

KEEPING his eye on the ball, 

Ben Palmatier, sophomore 

in human ecology, lunges 

to return the ball to Randy 

Sheppard, freshman in business 

administration. Matt Wilson, 

from the University of Kansas, 

watched guys from Delta 

Upsilon play before going out. 

—Photo by Matt Stamey 

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Robert Malone Great Bend, Kan. 

Landscape Architecture • SO 

Robert McGinnis II Lenexa, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • JU 

Brent Moroney Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Sterling Morrow Wichita 

Construction Science and Management • JU 

Samuel Nave Salina, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Andrew Noonen Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Kenneth Norton Wichita 

Industrial Engineering • SR 

John O'Hara Salina, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 

Daniel Pasternack Leawood, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Jeffrey Pitts Wichita 

Open-Option • FR 

Adam Rector Lenexa, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Bret Reimer McPherson, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Blair Reynolds Topeka 

Political Science • SO 

Graham Ripple Manhattan 

Civil Engineering • SO 

Daniel Rohr Topeka 

Construction Science and Management • JU 

Chad Schamberger Salina, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • JU 

Nicholas Scott Sheridan, Wyo. 

Microbiology • FR 

Matthew Shull Garden City, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • SO 

Brook Shurtz Arkansas City, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Aaron Siders Wichita 

Management • SR 

Luke Simmons Belleville, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Aaron Sloup McPherson, Kan. 

Computer Science • JU 

Christian B. Smith Garfield, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Trevor Smith Garfield, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

Matt Spexarth Colwich, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • SO 

Bradley Stabenow Overland Park, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SO 

Matthew Steele Scott City, Kan. 

Biological and Agricultural Engineering • SR 

Bradley Swartz Republic, Kan. 

Milling Science and Management • SR 

Brian Vonfeldt Topeka 

Computer Engineering • SR 

Brian Welch Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Dustin Whitley Goddard, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 
Jared Whitney Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Jared Wiesner Ottawa, Kan. 

Political Science • JU 
David Will Chapman, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

Nathan Winter Colwich, Kan. 

Horticulture • SO 

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Men unite on Sunday nights for higher level of praise, 
worship, community involvement 

pulsed through the corridors of All 
Faiths Chapel as K- State students joined hands in praise and 

FarmHouse men began Sunday night praise and worship 
sessions early December with more than 100 attendants at 
the first gathering. 

"The main idea is that we don't want the focus on just us," 
Jason Graves, sophomore in horticulture, said. "We want it to 
be on Christ. Our vision is to enter into the worship — that's 
our heart's desire." 

Graves, who helped organize the event, said after the idea 
was formed it took a year for formal preparation and behind- 
the-scenes planning. 

"A lot of funds were donated toward equipment," Graves 
said. "People have been very helpful and the guys in the house 
have been very generous." 

Graves said the program was fairly inexpensive to produce 
because of donated equipment from the Farmers. 

The equipment, needed for the live band, included two 

acoustic guitars, a bass guitar, a jambeau and singers. 

The gatherings, open to anyone who wanted to attend, 
occurred two-to-three times a month. Each session was one 
hour long with 45 minutes focused on praise and worship. The 
remaining time was devoted to scripture reading and prayer 
led by one of eight leaders. 

"We want people to come and forget about everything," 
Daniel Munden, junior in agronomy, said. "We want them to 
come to worship the Lord and focus on Him." 

Munden said the Farmers were excited about the praise 
and worship sessions. 

"This year we had enough people who wanted to do it," 
Lance Stafford, senior in elementary education, said. "We had 
a combination of factors that worked for us." 

Stafford said it worked because everyone was focused and 
willing to put forth the extra effort. 

"We aren't really in it to benefit," Stafford said. "The 
biggest benefit is for people to show up and enjoy the praise 
and worship." 

Frances Russell Hugoton, Kan. 

House Mother 

Joshua Adrian Buhler, Kan. 

Agriculture Education • JU 

G. Andy Allison-Gallimore Spring Hill, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • JU 

James William Anderson McPherson, Kan. 

Agricultural Technology Management • SR 

Clint Antholz McDonald, Kan. 

Psychology • JU 

Jon-Joseph Armstrong Muscotah, Kan. 

Agronomy • JU 

Christopher Barker Moran, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Jeffrey Barney Yates Center, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • SO 

Blake Bauer Morganville. Kan. 

Agribusiness • SR 

James Covey Wellington, Kan. 

Psychology • SR 

Nolan Crosson Minneapolis. Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • SO 

Justin Delp Saint John, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • JU 

Brad Dilts Sedgwick, Kan. 

Biological and Agricultural Engineering • SR 

Mark Dilts Sedgwick, Kan. 

Milling Science and Management • JU 

Matthew Dixon Kinsley. Kan. 

Agricultural Technology Management • JU 

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Jeremy Ezell Galena, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Derek Foote Hudson, Kan, 

Business Administration • JU 

Ryan Frasier Limon, Colo. 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Jeremy Fruechting Pratt, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Craig Galle Moundridge, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • SO 

Ethan Gartrell Stockton, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • JU 

Brendan Gleason Halstead, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • SO 

Grant Good Olsburg, Kan. 

Biological and Agricultural Engineering • FR 

TroyGraber Newton, Kan. 

Computer Science • SR 

Jason Graves Tescott, Kan. 

Horticulture • SO 

Chad Grisier lola, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • SR 

Justin Hasty Ashland, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

Grant Helmers Scott City, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Nathan Hendricks '. Bird City, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • JU 

Kent Hildebrand Saint John, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Charles Holste Ludell, Kan. 

Agricultural Technology Management • FR 

Jason Hooper Hiawatha, Kan. 

Agricultural Technology Management • SR 

Dustin Hubbard McDonald, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 

Zachary Ireland Yates Center, Kan. 

Agriculture Education • SR 

Jeff R. Jones Robinson, Kan. 

Feed Science Management • SR 

worship service at All 
Faiths Chapel Dec. 15, 
Lance Stafford, senior in 
elementary education, 
plays the jambeau while 
Jason Graves, sophomore 
in horticulture; Daniel 
Munden, junior in 
agronomy, and Jeffrey 
Barney, sophomore in 
agricultural economics, 
sing praises. "It began 
hanging out with guys 
in the house," Munden 
said. "The Lord helped 
motivate us and get 
things started." 
— Photo By Matt Stamey 

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Jon Kerschen Garden Plain, Kan. 

Agronomy • SR 

Brian Ladd Manhattan 

Biological and Agricultural Engineering • FR 

Bryce Larson Leonardville, Kan. 

Agriculture Education • SO 

Joshua Lewis Saint John, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 

Darren Mawhirter Saint John. Kan. 

Geology • FR 

Travis McCarty Ashland, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SR 

Craig Meinhardt Paxico, Kan. 

Management Information Systems • SR 

Daniel Munden Burrton, Kan. 

Agronomy • JU 

Luke Oplinger Riley, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SR 

Wesley Pike Ashland, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Jesse Poland Junction City 

Agronomy • SR 

Justin Raybern Hudson, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 

Nickolus Regier Moundridge, Kan. 

Agriculture Education • FR 

Tyler Rider Ness City, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • GM 

Nathan Ronsiek Hawarden, Iowa 

Agricultural Technology Management • SO 

ErikRotramel Pratt, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • FR 

David Russell Goodland, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Brandon Sager Moran, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Seth Sanders Sterling, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Lucas Sawyer McPherson, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • SO 

David Schooler Hiawatha, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Luke Schooler McPherson, Kan. 

Horticulture • FR 

Justin Shrauner Wilmore, Ky. 

Industrial Engineering • FR . '•- 

Robert Snyder Bird City, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

Troy Soukup Hanston, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • SR 

Lance Stafford Hill City, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Layne Stafford Hill City, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Ben Stockebrand Yates Center, Kan. 

Agribusiness • FR 

Shane Thoreson Marysville, Kan. 

Chemistry • FR 

C. Brian Thrasher Saint John, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 

Adam Umphenour Pleasanton, Kan. 

Modern Languages • SR 

Myles Vulgamore Scott City, Kan. 

Agricultural Technology Management • JU 

Ryan Walker Mulvane, Kan. 

Park Management and Conservation • JU 

Lance Zimmerman Schoenchen, Kan. 

Agricultural Communication and Journalism • JU 

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bond girls 

Sorority members spend time away from routine 
to get to know eaeh other, deepen relationships 

Promoting bonding and sisterhood, members of Gamma 
Phi Beta participated in Loyalty Circle. 

Emily Fagan, education vice president and senior in 
elementary education, assigned a woman from each pledge 
class in one of 12 groups. 

Fagan said she tried to keep an equal amount of women 
from each pledge class together, but it was not always possible 
because of differing numbers. 

"This was just a thing where the girls went out and did 
something with each other," Fagan said. "They could do 
anything they wanted — go out to eat or go to movies. Some 
went caroling to girls who lived out of the house." 

Stephanie Foreman, freshman in psychology, said she 
was able to meet an array of people by participating in the 

"I like that we get one -on -one time to spend with the 
other girls in our group," Foreman said. "Besides meeting 

the other girls, participating in the Loyalty Circle provides 
a good chance to practice fellowship with members of the 

The circle provided a good opportunity for the juniors 
and seniors of the house to meet and get to know the 
underclassmen, Brooklyn Cleveland, junior in apparel 
marketing and design, said. 

"We are set up with a lot of girls we hadn't been able to 
yet interact with," Cleveland said. "It's a great opportunity 
for us to meet our sisters who aren't in the same pledge class 
as we are." 

In addition to bonding, the women were honored for 
event originality. 

At the end of each month, the group with the most creative 
activity during the month received a prize. 

"Trying to come up with something original is the best 
part," Fagan said. "We always want to win the prize." 

Heidi Adams Edwardsville, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Amanda Altwegg Chapman, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Kylee Anderson Belleville, Kan. 

Microbiology • FR 

Katie Augspurger Overland Park, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

Polly Baber Wichita 

Secondary Education • SR 

Minisa Becker 

Samantha Bevan 

Marketing • JU 

Amanda Biggs 

Journalism and Mass Communications • JU 

Sarah Bowles 

Finance • SR 

Jody Brenneman 

Political Science • SR 

Jamie Burnett 

Sarah Cantwell 

Elaine Cobb 

Mary Coyle 

Dara Desaire 

Elementary Education • SR 

Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Omaha, Neb. 

Mass Communication • JU 

Lenexa, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Lenexa, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

Elementary Education • SR 

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AlishaDierks Olathe, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Jennifer Domsch Shawnee, Kan. 

Political Science • SR 

Kathleen Doran Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Courtney Dunlap Leawood, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Jamie Erickson Omaha, Neb. 

Landscape Architecture • SR 

Emily Fagen Wichita 

Elementary Education • SR 

Mary Farrell Overland Park, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Amber Fort Garden City, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • JU 

Talia Fowler Garden City, Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Ellen Gasser Overland Park. Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Lindsay Gatterman Larned, Kan. 

Finance • JU 

Natalie Gervais Lenexa, Kan. 

Management • JU 

Jennifer Gibbens Wichita 

Elementary Education • JU 

Eileen Gorup Kansas City, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Melinda Greene Lenexa, Kan. 

Human Ecology and Mass Communication • SO 

Kara Gross Hays. Kan. 

Accounting • JU 

Andrea Gwaltney Dodge City, Kan. 

Modern Languages • SO 

Cassidy Hill Topeka 

Mass Communication • SR 

LindseyHoch Hastings, Neb. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • JU 

Lindsay Hoffman Hays. Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 


002 at Wildcat Creek, 

Stephanie Foreman, 

freshman in psychology, 

and Kelsey Spratlin, 

sophomore in pre- 

occupational therapy, 

cheer on their team 

Sept. 29. "This year our 

team did really well, so 

it just made it that much 

more fun," Spratlin said. 

"We had competitions 

between each group 

of girls." The sand 

volleyball tournament 

was a philanthropy event 

between Gamma Phi 

Beta and BetaTheta Pi. 

— Photo by 

Lindsey Bauman 

384 People 

gamma phi beta 

Blair Hollis Overland Park, Kan. 

Kinesiology • SO 

Emily Hollis Overland Park, Kan. 

Secondary Education • JU 

Tina Hoobler Manhattan 

Agricultural Economics • SR 

Tiffany Howard Olathe, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Lindsey Huelsman Wichita 

Pre-Health • SO 

Amanda Hurley Republic, Kan. 

Chemical Science • SO 

Heather Jabara Wichita 

Interior Design • SO 

Amanda Jacob Emporia, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Angie Johnson Wichita 

Mass Communication • SR 

Susan Knetter Kansas City, Kan. 

Agricultural Communication and Journalism • SO 

Courtney Kramer Milford, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Lesley Krause Council Grove, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Katie Kuhn Manhattan 

Chemical Engineering • JU 

Kelly Landon ' Overland Park, Kan. 

Psychology • JU 

Samantha Larson McPherson, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • JU 

Lara Litton Olathe, Kan. 

Interior Architecture • JU 

Teal Ludwick Ottawa, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Abigail McCullough Wichita 

Business Administration • JU 

Megan M. McGreevy Wichita 

Nutritional Sciences • JU 

Kaitlin Mclnerney Kansas City, Mo. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Megan J. Meyer Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Megan Mill Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Megan Moyer Shawnee, Kan. 

Sociology • SO 

Andrea Nickisch Parkville, Mo. 

Environmental Design • SO 

Emily Noyes Rose Hill, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Molly O'Brien Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

DarlaOrth Wichita 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • JU 

Summer Ott Coffey ville, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 
Katie Petersen Lenexa, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 
Lindsay Preisinger Leavenworth, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Kathryn Radochonski Wichita 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • SO 

Emily Reed Garden City, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

Karen Reiboldt Wichita 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

Ashley Robbins Chanute, Kan. 

Nutritional Sciences • SR 

Alicia Roberts Lawrence 

Architecture • JU 

JanaSauder Great Bend, Kan. 

Dietetics • JU 

KylieSiruta Oakley, Kan. 

Nutritional Sciences • JU 

Kelsey Spratlin Junction City 

Life Sciences • SO 

Melinda Stafford Wamego 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Megan Stallbaumer Kansas City, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

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Darbi Sterling Alva, Okla. 

Psychology • SR 

Lindsay Strader Wichita 

Psychology • SR 

ShanaStraily Manhattan 

Kinesiology • JU 

Erin Stump Belleville, Kan. 

Pre- Health • FR 

Brianna Swisher Independence, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Lindsey R. Taylor Lenexa, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Stephanie D. Taylor Lenexa, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Erica Valerio Andover, Kan. 

Open-Option • JU 

Caitlin Wagner Newton, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Ann Walsten Manhattan 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Lainee Waye Shawnee, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • FR 

Camille Wessel Marion, Kan. 

Early Childhood Education • JU 

Lindsay West Wichita 

Biology • JU 

Kristin Wetmore Dodge City, Kan. 

Architecture • SO 

Michelle A. Williams Shawnee, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Marie Ziegler Junction City 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Andrea Zoglman Cheney, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 


Chi Alpha's Watermelon 

Bust Aug. 30, members of 

Gamma Phi Beta celebrate 

their victory. "It was 

really fun," said Michelle 

A. Williams, freshman 

in open-option and 

member of Gamma Phi 

Beta. "Everyone was really 

spirited and had a good 

time." — Photo by 

Matt Stamey 

386 People 

kappa alpha theta 

Shelly Anderson Elbert, Colo. 

Finance • SR 

Stephanie Angalet Louisburg, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • GM 

Janie Anthony Sterling, Kan. 

Mathematics • FR 

AnnaArpin Manhattan 

Elementary Education • SR 

Angela Badger Carbondale, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Keeley Bailey Mulvane, Kan. 

Life Sciences • SR 

Melinda Baker Minneola, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Bailey Basinger Hutchinson, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Jenon Blake Manhattan 

Agribusiness • SR 

Sarah Bloch Olathe, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 

Amy Bolton Spring Hill, Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Claire Bramlage Marysville, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Ashley Breiner Alma, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Andrea Brown Shawnee, Kan. 

Psychology • JU 

Meredith Brown Wichita 

Pre-Veterinary Medicine • FR 

Rebecca Brown Prairie Village, Kan. 

Human Ecology and Mass Communication • JU 

Elizabeth Browning Madison, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Virginia Budke Overland Park, Kan. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • SO 

Lindsey Burket Kingman, Kan. 

Mass Communication • JU 

Mary Carpenter Manhattan 

Open-Option • SO 

Janae Casten Quenemo, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Leslie Clark Topeka 

Biology • SO 

Whitney Clark Manhattan 

Open-Option • SO 

Emily Clement Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Sara Clevenger Shawnee, Kan. 

Human Ecology and Mass Communication • JU 

Melissa Colgan Lawrence 

Food Science and Industry • JU 

Katherine Collings Shawnee, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Meghan Coulter Overland Park, Kan. 

Sociology • FR 

Lindsey Denoon Manhattan 

Elementary Education • FR 

Lisa Derks King City, Mo. 

Agricultural Economics • SO 

Erica Dieker lola, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Sarah Dohrmann South Hutchinson, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • SR 

Tara Edwards Salina, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Brandi Eisen Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Anna Elliot Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Cory Fisher Manhattan 

Human Ecology and Mass Communication • SR 

JodiFoura Manhattan 

Psychology • JU 

Jordan Fowler Cottonwood Falls, Kan. 

Pre- Pharmacy • SO 

AudraFrick Larned, Kan. 

Food Science and Industry • FR 

Whitney Gee Summerfield, Kan. 

Psychology • JU 

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kappa alpha theta 

gifts for the needy 

Sorority members collect gifts for underprivileged famnie 

with friends and loved ones 
was a time-honored tradition during the holiday season, but 
the women of Kappa Alpha Theta decided to give to those in 
need as well. 

Through local programs — Toys for Tots and Adopt a 
Family — members took their normal gift budget, pooled 
their money and provided needed gifts for Manhattan's less 

"This is the second year I have participated with Adopt a 
Family," Lindsey George, sophomore in agriculture education, 
said. "If we exchange gifts with each other, we spend the same 
amount. This way we can pool our money and get what they 

The gifts were tailored to each family's needs. 

"We have a list that ranges from silverware to toys for 
children," George said. "Last year we were able to help two 

families. This year we just chose to do one." 

From socks, hats and gloves to games for children young 
and old, one program offered the Thetas a chance to help out 
a fraternity's philanthropy. 

"This year we are doing Toys for Tots with a partnering 
fraternity because it is their philanthropy," Lindsay Walter, 
senior in music education, said. "We will just go to the store 
and buy the gifts and then wrap them as a group." 

Theta members who lived both in and out of house took 
part in the experience. 

"A lot of fifth year seniors, who are no longer active or 
just alums that live nearby, come back and participate with 
their pledge families," Beth Ludlum, senior in agricultural 
communication and journalism, said. "Pledge daughters, 
moms, grandmas and great- grandmas form a group and they 
enjoy going and buying gifts for others in Manhattan." 

Jamie Geer Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Jennifer George Valley Center, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Lindsey George Uniontown, Kan. 

Agriculture Education • SO 

Jennifer Gould Overland Park, Kan. 

Management Information Systems • SR 

ErinGrennan Silver Lake, Kan. 

Pre-Occupational Therapy • SO 

Gretchen Hammes Topeka 

Accounting • SR 

Morgan Hanson Lenexa, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Alisha Hardman McPherson, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Lara Hastings Olathe, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Stephanie Hatfield Overland Park, Kan. 

Agriculture Communication and Journalism • JU 

Michaela Heiman Baileyville, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 

JillHeins Edna. Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Christine Horton Manhattan 

Mass Communication • SO 

Alyse Howell Overland Park. Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Brooke Howell Kansas City, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SO 



kappa alpha theta 

Ashley Huseman Ellsworth, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

April Jacobs Jetmore, Kan. 

Kinesiology • FR 

Trisha Janssen Geneseo, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • JU 

Kelcy Johnson Council Grove, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Rebecca Kreie Ulysses, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

AmyKruger Berryton, Kan. 

Pre-Optometry • SO 

Carrie Langley Naperville, III. 

Pre-Nursing • JU 

Chasity Lloyd Valley Falls, Kan. 

Agriculture Education • FR 

Rebecca Loyd Lincoln, Neb. 

Chemical Engineering • SR 

Beth Ludlum Uniontown, Kan. 

Agriculture Communication and Journalism • SR 

ErinMcBride Shawnee, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

Kristin McCauley Leona, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • JU 

Susan McKim Leavenworth, Kan. 

Accounting • JU 

Erin Medina Sublette, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • JU 

Jill Merkel Robinson, Kan. 

Food Science and Industry • JU 

Shelly Meyers Olathe, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Taylor Miller Mundelein, III. 

Pre-Dentistry • JU 

Ashley Mueller Assaria, Kan. 

Family and Consumer Education • FR 

Elizabeth Mueller Salina, Kan. 

Social Work • FR 

Margaret Neill Lincoln, Neb. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • FR 

Lindsay Hoover, 
sophomore in open- 
option, practices her 
routine at the north end 
of Wagner Field, minutes 
before performing in 
the halftime show on 
Oct. 12 at the Oklahoma 
State University football 
game. "Every time I 
step on the field, it is an 
adrenaline rush," Hoover 
said. "It is just awesome." 
Hoover began twirling 
competitively at age 4. 
— Photo by 
Nicole Donnert 

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Patricia O'Donnell Wichita 

Journalism and Mass Communications • JU 

Clara Oak Penalosa, Kan. 

Agribusiness • SR 

Jacquelyn Paetzold El Dorado, Kan 

Art • JU 

Mindy Pauly Denton, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Rachelle Penka Pratt, Kan. 

Life Sciences • SR 

Ashley Petree Olathe, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

Shannon Phillips Parkville, Mo. 

Biology • SO 

Karolien Pittoors Shawnee, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Megan Pounds Larned, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 

Erin Racki Shawnee, Kan. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • FR 

Sara Rothermich Saint Charles, Mo. 

Biology • JU 

Kristen Rottinghaus Hutchinson, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Jennifer Samayoa Leawood, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

Stephanie Sanborn Manhattan 

Biology • SO 

AlexaSandell Milford, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Catherine Saylor Sabetha, Kan. 

Pre-Dentistry • JU 

SimoneSecor Midland, Mich. 

Open-Option • SO 

Jessica Settle Fort Worth, Texas 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Kristine Sheedy Yates Center, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • JU 

Megan Sherlock Washington, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Abby Shields Fremont, Neb. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Tiffany Shinn Parsons, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 

Kari Shoemake Overland Park, Kan. 

Kinesiology • FR 

Sarah Sloan Wichita 

Interior Architecture • JU 

Emily Staggenborg Overland Park, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Amy Stokka Cooperstown, N.D. 

Nutritional Sciences • SO 

Solomon, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Amy Taylor Shawnee, Kan. 

Secondary Education • JU 

Paige Tibbetts Liberal, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Rachel Tibbetts Liberal, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Lacey Storer . 

Elizabeth Torrey Dodge City, Kan. 

Horticulture • SR 

J. D'Ann Wadsworth Overland Park, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • SR 

Shanda Walker Wichita 

Journalism and Mass Communications • JU 

Megan Watts Topeka 

Open-Option • SO 

Abigail White Salina, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • FR 

Jennifer Wiesner.. 

Anna Wilt 

Andrea Zimmer.... 

Ottawa, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Danville, Va. 

Sociology • SR 

Hays, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

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j§ Women invite public to their decorated house for the 

J5* holiday McCain Homes Tour fund-raiser 

After decorating and cleaning, Kappa Delta women opened While the in-house Kappa Deltas focused on tidying up, 

their doors to the public for the McCain Homes Tour. the alumnae spent a great deal of time planning, placing and 

Sponsored by the Friends of McCain Auditorium, the perfecting the decorations. 
Dec. 7 event included one greek house in the lineup of seven "We started meeting in October and divided up our 

holiday- decorated homes in Manhattan. responsibilities," Peterson said. "We met again in November 

"Our alumnae spearheaded the efforts to get the house to confirm everything." 
ready," Sarah McCaffrey, senior in mass communication, said. The women provided refreshments to the tourists, serving 

"Several of the women in the house helped to man the door coffee, punch, cookies and complimentary Hershey's Kisses 

and serve refreshments." wrapped in a white rose casing. 

With the exception of 16 hostesses, the 65 members were The white rose and other Kappa Delta symbols were 

asked to stay out of the way during the event. incorporated in the decor. 

"They went out to study or mostly stayed upstairs," Dorene "The tree was all-white with white roses and strands of 

Roesener, house mother, said. "We just had the house good pearls," Peterson said. "It was gorgeous." 
and clean, and the girls moved all their cars." Roesener said the women deserved a lot of the credit for 

The thorough cleanup job involved more than just the tour stop's success, 
mopping and dusting. "The girls were just wonderful and very supportive of 

"They had an all-house clean," Susan Peterson, 1973 everything that went on," she said. "To do an event like this, 

alumna, said. "They cleaned toilet paper out of trees and you have to have the support of your house. They're just 

raked the yard." wonderful — probably the best on campus." 

Katie L. Anderson Holton, Kan. 

.~^ ■ §j! : Mass Communication • SR 

\ -j : .. i \ 1 -yf- *V ,:.;:>. Leeann Armstrong Topeka 

■ fa m iwh-, I Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

Courtney Ash Salina, Kan. 

■ ■: ■ i\: . • .1 ■■■■ -/■ j - ■■:'} ■■ Life Sciences • SR 

ki-*<W' ■ . ' ' k 4 I ^mkt_ ' V V ; Karly Bangle Garden City, Kan. 

mk ^^^ Elementary Education • JU 

fl ^^^Bfa KeiM Bangle Garden City, Kan. 

Hj Hh Elementary Education • JU 

i Katie Biddle Wichita 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • JU 

Rebekah Biery Olathe, Kan. 

, __ f Open-Option • FR 

■"" " { "" "' ' !'■■■! <P* ^ Nicole Boles Andover, Kan. 

i \- - ) : I-, -c— - / R'C"^ flBBB \ * ' •'' Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

Jl* --W iM -~ a i _J1*- A- ^^'^W Jillian Brack Topeka 

Uti 4^ m il »l§! --.^L f: ^«L ^k Business Administration • SO 

>*m ^^^. i I p I ^kk I ^^ ' AA Laura Brooks Atchison. Kan 

;.M «&*■«». A tBW. i, .^fl I M^fl Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Kelli Budd Wichita 

Elementary Education • JU 

Vy Bui Overland Park, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

SaraBuzan Merriam, Kan. 

"*£? M Human Ecology and Mass Communication • SO 

_X ^Jy- W^wm Brianne Clark Leawood, Kan. 

^^ ' T^ j JW e ""3BE'^ ajj^l ' £V Secondary Education • FR 

^^ j^jj^k I S Wk ! i^L. B Rebecca Cornett Garden City, Kan. 

^B^_^HH [A I H^^^^H ! ^^^^^^H Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

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Maura Cullinan Kansas City, Mo. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Jennifer Danenberg Manhattan 

History • FR 

Amanda J. Davidson Overland Park, Kan. 

Fine Arts • FR 

Kristi Davis Salina, Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Tiffany Deines Wakeeney, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Jessica Dozark Omaha, Neb. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Sarah Elliott Morrowville, Kan. 

Human Ecology • SP 

Candace Feldman Lenexa, Kan. 

Theater • FR 

Meredith Fey Saint Louis 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

Alison Fleming Leon, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Julie Fletcher Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Ashley Fogle Derby, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • JU 

Kara Frets Overland Park , Kan. 

Environmental Design • FR 

Jennifer Funk Concordia, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Anna Gasper Stockton, Kan. 

Milling Science and Management • SO 

Jennifer Girard Silver Lake, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • FR 

Jennie Goff Overland Park, Kan. 

Dietetics • JU 

Abbra Graverson Overland Park, Kan. 

Management • JU 

Melissa Greene Lenexa, Kan. 

Human Ecology and Mass Communication • SO 

Kelly Griffin Overland Park, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Christie Guenther Paola, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • JU 

Amy Helmkamp Littleton, Colo. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Ashley Hicks Leawood, Kan. 

Pre-Nursing • SO 

LacieHiebert Wichita 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Jaclyn Higginbotham Queensbury, NY 

Open-Option • FR 

public, Jen Hostetter, 
sophomore in business 
administration, opens the 
front door at Kappa Delta 
for the McCain Homes 
Tour while Dena Buzalas, 
sophomore in open- 
option greets visitors. 
Kappa Delta was selected 
as the single greek house 
showcased on the tour of 
homes decorated for the 
holidays. "We were very 
pleased by the reactions 
that we received from 
the tour," Hostetter 
said. "We received many 
compliments on our 
holiday decorations, 
which were decorated 
by one of our alumni." 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

392 People 

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Heather Hilgenkamp Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Sarah Holle Blue Rapids, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Jennifer Hostetter Leawood, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Amy Houdek Munden, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Michelle Hrenchir Auburn, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Anne M. Jones Leawood, Kan. 

Modern Languages • SO 

Kari Knetter Kansas City, Kan. 

History • JU 

Tanya Krehbiel Moundridge, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 

Kristen Krueger Overland Park, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SR 

Katharine Langer Olathe, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

Erin Lewis Wichita 

Elementary Education • FR 

Sara Little Topeka 

Fine Arts • FR 

Kristen Loyd Sedgwick, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • SR 

Carissa Ludwig Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Jennifer Lyon Emporia, Kan. 

Pre-Law • FR 

Breanne Marrs Hays, Kan. 

Early Childhood Education • FR 

Katherine McAtee Wichita 

Mass Communication • SR 

Lindsey McFall Greensburg, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Chelsey Merrill Salina, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Michelle Mesa Topeka 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Alissa Metrokotsas Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Jaclyn Meyer Sabetha, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 

Kathryn Morgan Salina, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Kelli Muraca Manhattan 

Sociology • SR 

Melissa Poggie Overland Park, Kan. 

Social Sciences • SO 

Sara Pound Manhattan 

Interior Architecture • SR 

Marci Premer Hutchinson, Kan. 

Human Ecology • SO 

Kari Presley Topeka 

Business Administration • JU 

Chloma Rempe Windsor, Coio. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • JU 

Kelli Rodvelt Hiawatha, Kan. 

Psychology • SR 

Sara Roland Clearwater, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

ShaylaSack Seneca, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SO 

Laura Saskowski Salina, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Jessica Schilf Overland Park, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Lindsay Schonbrun Overland Park, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • SO 

Greek Organization 


kappa delta 

Courtney Siefkes Hutchinson, Kan. 

Pre- Health • FR 

Pegah Soleimani Overland Park, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • FR 

Amanda Sorg Wichita 

Elementary Education • SR 

Stephanie Spencer Salina, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Margaret Stephenson Wichita 

Open-Option • FR 

Jessica Strecker Concordia, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Megan Switzer Manhattan 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Valerie Valdivia Kansas City, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Joanna Van Draska Leawood, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Amanda Wiltse Ottawa, Kan. 

Open-Option • JU 

Kelly Wolfert Overland Park, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

BlytheWood Lincoln, Neb. 

Business Administration • SO 

Jennifer Wood Kansas City, Mo. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

Alycia Yapp Manhattan 

Life Sciences • SR 

Amy Yapp Manhattan 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • JU 

, EricMaurer, 
freshman in psychology, 
reads the newspaper in 
the sculpture west of 
Denison Hall. The three- 
part piece was created 
from stainless steel and 
concrete in 1969 by Nick 
Zack, alumnus. Maurer 
said he was passing the 
time between his classes. 
— Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

394 People 

kappa kappa gamma 

Kristen Joy Anderson Winfield, Kan. 

Dietetics • SR 

Emily Armstrong Muscotah, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 

Paige Bauer Morganville, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 

Allison Becker Olathe, Kan. 

Art • JU 

Elizabeth Becker Lawrence 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • JU 

Megan Beckman Kensington, Kan. 

Psychology • JU 

Kourtney Bettinger Louisburg, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

Andrea Blachly Olathe, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Tessa Bohn Pratt, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Amy Bole Prairie Village, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

Leslie Bolz Topeka 

Marketing • SR 

Abigail Brookover Coffeyville, Kan. 

Human Ecology and Mass Communication • JU 

Kelsey Brown Marion, Ark. 

Interior Design • JU 

Melissa Brownlee Olathe, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Kathryn Buck Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Sarah Burdiek Centralia, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Jennifer Burgdorfer Olathe, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • SR 

Katherine Burks Ottawa, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Kelly Burton Lyons, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Kristin Burton Lyons, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Kristin Campbell Holcomb, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Erin Caughron Woodbury, Minn. 

Human Ecology and Mass Communication • SO 

Jennifer Cavallaro Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Kristen Cavallaro Overland Park, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

Elizabeth Chandler Wichita 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Casey Christiansen Meriden, Kan. 

Bakery Science and Management • JU 

Laura Coleman Valley Falls, Kan. 

Finance • JU 

Angie Crist Holcomb, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Danielle Cupryk Lenexa, Kan. 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • JU 

Brooke Davison Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Casey Devore Manhattan 

Electrical Engineering • FR 

Madelyn Dohl Sylvan Grove, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

JennaDoty Sedan, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

Ashley Dunbar Richmond, Kan. 

Dietetics • JU 

April Eisenhauer Lincoln, Neb. 

Architectural Engineering • SO 

Greek Organization 


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f ^ W by Jennifer Newberry 


Out of respect, admiration sorority women organize 
engagement shower for house mother, welcome house father 

of Kappa Kappa Gamma organized a 
wedding shower Nov. 17 to celebrate house mother Michelle 
Alexander's engagement and wedding to Darell Edie. 

The members took time out of their schedules to show 
appreciation and respect for their house mother, said Amy 
Metsker, president and senior in speech. 

"We really just asked her what she wanted to do," Metsker 
said. "We wanted to honor her." 

The shower included cake, punch, gifts and stories of how 
the couple met and became engaged. 

"Michelle was really excited and open to it," Katrina Boese, 
senior in elementary education, said. "She said a million thank 
yous to all of us." 

After the Dec. 14 wedding, Kappas became the first 
national chapter to have a house father. 

Boese said it was pleasant having two people care about 
the house. 

"It makes it even more like a complete family," Boese said. 
"He comes over all the time, so it won't be weird to have a 

Dana Ellis Olathe, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Shannon Elwell Topeka 

Kinesiology • SO 

Erin Engelland Salina, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

RayannaEzell Galena, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Melissa Fackler Topeka 

Economics • SO 

Ashley Frazier Garden City, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • JU 

Danielle Garrison Broomfield, Colo. 

Environmental Design • FR 

Laura Gast Houston 

Pre-Medicine • SO 

Lindsay Glatz Gurnee, III. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Elizabeth Goedken Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Megan Gottschalk Salina, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Lindsay Graham Wichita 

Pre-Health • SO 

Lindsey Grandstaff Prairie Village, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Stephanie Grecian Palco, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • JU 

Eleri Griffin Sublette, Kan. 

Human Ecology • SO 

man in the house." 

After the engagement, Edie went to the house to meet the 
girls. They appreciated that he cared about them, Alexander, 
senior in elementary education, said. 

"The girls seem eager to have a male presence there to 
protect them," she said. "They think the whole concept of 
having house parents is a good concept." 

After their previous house mother resigned, Alexander 
became house mother during the summer, a position the 
Kappas needed filled before rush events began. 

"They were in a jam, with it being the middle of the 
summer," Alexander said. "They needed someone in the 
house before Aug. 10." 

Though the Kappas had a short time to get to know 
their house mother before the shower, there was a sense of 

"She's kind of our encourager," Boese said, "She always 
says encouraging things. There's a respect between her and 
the girls in the house." 

396 People 

kappa kappa gamma 

Emily Haake Olathe, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

S. Gabrianna Hall Topeka 

Elementary Education • JU 

Megan Haugh Topeka 

Microbiology • JU 

Jennifer Heller Hunter, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 

Josey Heller Hunter, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Allyson Hills Sedan, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Hilary Hilton Wichita 

Open-Option • FR 

Lindsay Hoover Anthony, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

LilliHsia Topeka 

Information Systems • SO 

Katherine Jarmer Garden City, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Kelli Jarmer Garden City, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Terri Keeler Great Bend, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Ashley Kelley Manhattan 

Open-Option • FR 

Jennifer Kelly Auburn, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

KathrynKerby Cummings, Kan. 

Secondary Education • JU 

Ashley Kingsbury Smith Center, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

Melissa Kletchka Lincoln, Neb. 

Pre-Psychology • SO 

Vanessa Kornis Merriam, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Randi Krehbiel Topeka 

Architectural Engineering • SO 

Sarah Krug Garden City, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • JU 

Michelle Alexander, 
senior in elementary 
education, and house 
mother for Kappa Kappa 
Gamma, smells a candle 
she received from Kappa 
members at her bridal 
shower Nov. 17. Kappas 
organized the shower to 
show their admiration. 
"She's been really good 
for our house and we 
really appreciated her 
coming (to be the house 
mother)," Katie Boese, 
senior in elementary 
education, said. "Everyone 
was excited to come and 
celebrate this exciting 
time for her." — Photo by 
Jeanel Drake. 

Greek Organization 397 

kappa kappa gamma 

Alexandra Lasley Mission Hills. Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • SO 

Julie Leach Manhattan 

Elementary Education • SR 

Erin Leonard Fremont, Neb. 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • SO 

Amanda M. Lewis Lenexa, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Katie Lewis Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Cristina Loftus Houston 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Olivia Louderback Wichita 

Industrial Engineering • SR 

Ashley Luney Haysville, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

Meghan Mathews Kiowa, Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Alyssa McElwain Louisville, Colo. 

Open-Option • FR 

Monette McKeeman Abilene, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Molly McLenon Horton, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Emily McNamee Derby, Kan. 

Early Childhood Education • JU 

Jenny Meetz Dighton, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

Megan Meetz Dighton, Kan. 

Early Childhood Education • JU 

Amy Metsker Overland Park, Kan. 

Speech • SR 

Amy Misak Hutchinson, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

Kristy Morton Ottawa, Kan. 

Secondary Education • JU 

Melissa Moss Tonganoxie. Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Molly Murphy Wichita 

Elementary Education • FR 

Nell Myers Overland Park, Kan. 

Anthropology • SR 

Stephanie Nichols Nortonville, Kan. 

Engineering • SO 

Lisa Olberding Topeka 

Secondary Education • JU 

Stephanie Palo Lenexa, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Suni Pestinger Salina, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Carolyn Pirtle Wichita 

Applied Music • SR 

Kelli Pitman Topeka 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Elizabeth Pyle Lenexa, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 

Emily Ripple Manhattan 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Sara Ross Dodge City, Kan. 

Interior Design • JU 

398 People 

kappa kappa gamma 

Amelia Roudebush Topeka 

Open-Option • SO 

Jessica Rzeszut Lenexa, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Suzanne Schreiber Omaha, Neb. 

Architectural Engineering • FR 

Genevieve Short Manhattan 

Open-Option • FR 

Natalie Shoup Eureka, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Lindsey Shurtz Ness City, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Hillary Spellman Hiawatha, Kan. 

History • SR 

Kendra Strandmark Garden City, Kan. 

Early Childhood Education • SR 

Kari Strelcheck Olathe, Kan. 

Secondary Education • JU 

Christina Strubbe Shawnee Mission, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Amy R. Summers Wichita 

Secondary Education • SO 

Lindsey Tavlin Lincoln, Neb. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • JU 

Natalie Tavlin Lincoln, Neb. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

Jessica Thompson Coffeyville, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Lisa Thompson Coffeyville, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Emily Armstrong, freshman in 
secondary education, cheers 
during Pant the Chant at 
Memorial Stadium Nov. 6. Pi 
Kappa Phi and Beta Theta Pi 
were the Kappas partners 
during homecoming week. 
—Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

Greek Organization 


kappa kappa gamma 

SaraTinius Lincoln, Neb. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Kerilyn Walker Tonganoxie. Kaa 

Business Administration • FR 

Casey Wallerstedt Saint Joseph, Mo. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SR 

Laura Wassom Wamego 

Elementary Education • JU 

Alison Weber Olathe, KarL 

Business Administration • SO 

Brianna Weishaar Shawnee, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Anna Wetzel Manhattan 

Secondary Education • FR 

Annie Weyhrauch To P e J^ 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • SO 

Katy White Shawnee Mission, Kan. 

Pre-Nursing • SO 

Cammie Wilkens Clifton, Kan. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • FR 

Laura Wilmoth Sanger, Texas 

Animal Sciences and Industry • FR 

Emily D. Wilson Derby, Kan 

Family Studies and Human Services • JU 

Melanie Wolfington Lawrence 

Engineering • FR 

Nicole Young Ulysses, Kaa 

Agricultural Communication and Journalism • SO 

Amanda Zimmerman Grinnell, Kan 

Kinesiology • JU 

Stephanie Zimmerman . 

Grinnell, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 


room inGoodnow 

Hall, Stephanie 

Swoboda, freshman in 

journalism and mass 

communications, enjoys 

a late fall snow Oct. 31. "I 

was pleasantly surprised 

by the snow and wish 

it would have snowed 

more," Swoboda said. "It 

wasn't cold that day at all 

and I was surprised that 

it was snowing, but I'm 

glad it did, because I love 

snow." — Photo by 

Nicole Donnert 

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by Audi Rice 

kappa sigma 

social for seniors 

Fraternity members visit retirement community 

RESIDENTS OF Meadowlark Hills Retirement One member played the piano for entertainment. 

Community said it was like a breath of fresh air. "It was something I could do to highlight their day," Wes 

On Nov. 7, members of Kappa Sigma organized an ice Wooldridge, junior in construction science and management, 

cream social to spend time with the residents. said. "They were really thankful. They are all kind and like 

"We feel it is important as a house to give back to the to have a little bit of youth put back in them." 
community and to do things to benefit others," Derek For many residents, the visit from the Kappa Sigs brought 

Boss, president and senior in mass communication, said, back memories. 

"Especially nowadays, since (community service) takes a back "A lot of the residents went to K- State or had something 

seat in the majority of young people's priorities." to do with the university," Molly Callahan, social worker in 

The residents chose from strawberry, vanilla or chocolate health care at Meadowlark, said. "When the guys come, I think 

ice cream and spent time talking to clients. it brings back good memories. They both benefit from it." 

"It's so good to see young faces without wrinkles when Since spring 2002, Kappa Sigs organized seven activities 

you see old faces all the time," Mary Toy, resident, said. "We for the residents including bingo, dancing and other socials, 
talk about everything, from news to our families. I had a son "The guys love it," Thomas McMullen, junior in business 

who was in Kappa Sigma many years ago. They are so friendly administration, said. "It's just like having your grandparents 

and you get to visit with them." in Manhattan." 

Jeff Atherly Carbondale, Kan. 

Sociology • FR 

,...., |i Jace Bailey Scott City, Kan. 

-_-.' W^ '•-'IH I "— . I" Hotel and Restaurant Management • JU 

' ' I . ■ - ■.:. Derek Boss Wichita 

, , Mass Communication • SR 

i Ay! Clinton Bosse Onaga, Kan. 

H^^ Milling Science and Management • FR 
'^H ^^ Grant Brownback Lyndon, Kan. 

m ——■—•» 

William Burton Ulysses, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

Michael Dameron Paola, Kan. 

Engineering • SO 

Mark Debacker Maple Hill, Kan. 

Sociology • FR 
;*i^^ ; ^^$k y ; '^te*. Dustin Denton Topeka 

S V I fi & n j Ryan Duke Kansas City, Kan. 

\ ^H Of *' ^^ :>x - ■ i Business Administration • SO 

William English Shawnee Mission, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Justin Franklin Olathe, Kan. 

, Construction Science and Management • SR 

KiR ■£- Andrew Glazier Leawood, Kan. 

■" ; " ~ Open-Option • SO 

;\ fc . Travis Hawkinson Frankfort, Kan. 

i IHtes Milling Science and Management • SR 

Chase Hoppock Derby, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • FR 

Justin Hornbaker Topeka 

Fine Arts • SO 

Brad M. Kramer McPherson, Kan. 

^f^M : tP"^v, *» '■ " : iT^ ~^J i ! . WF*H ■''"HH I General Agriculture • FR 

r *HIP ■ K"~ Uffl : ; lr.*w/H BrianKramer McPherson, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • FR 

^^^ ^^™ ^n - »a. Ryan McAfee Kansas City, Kan. 

"^^^ ' - J ^^^ i.^^^m, i . -, ™™ Sociology 'JU 

Derrick Miller Leawood, Kan. 

Management • SR 

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kappa sigma 

Daniel Milligan Manhattan 

Horticulture • FR 

Christopher Moore Manhattan 

Psychology • SO 

ToddNoelle Greenleaf. Kan. 

Political Science • SO 

Justin Petry Centralia, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

Michael Rettig Manhattan 

Business Administration • FR 

Franklin Salb Lawrence 

Finance • SR 

Cory Smith Manhattan 

Business Administration • SO 

Matt G.Smith Derby, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • FR 

Kenton Stumps Derby, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • FR 

Shawn Tilley Frankfort, Kan. 

Biology • FR 

Thomas J. Vera II Wamego 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

Brian Wall Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Paul Ward Derby, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Brian Weir Manhattan 

Business Administration • FR 

Cameron Willcott Linwood. Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 


DURING their ice cream 

social Nov. 7, with the 

residents of Meadow 

Lark Hills Retirement 

Community, Derek 

Boss, senior in mass 

communication, and Todd 

Noelle, sophomore in 

political science, talk with 

Alberta Anthony. Anthony 

said the Kappa Sigmas 

were always fun to talk to. 

"It's encouraging to see 

the smile on their faces 

when you walk in the 

room," Boss said. "You can 

really sense how much 

they appreciate the time 

you take to visit them." 

— Photo by 

Lindsey Bauman 

WesWooldridge Ulysses, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • JU 

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ON PQYNTZ,Zach Baker, 
sophomore in business 
administration, and 
Will Buchanan, junior in 
mechincal engineering, 
both members of Lamba 
Chi Alpha, are jerked 
backward after placing 
bean bags. The men ran 
out on the inflatable 
runway and placed the 
bean bags before being 
pulled back by bungee 
cords attached to their 
waists. — Photo by 
Drew Rose 

Gabriel Abbott York, Neb. 

English • JU 

Quenten Allen Kismet, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

JaredAyers Mulvane, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Alex Ball Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Matthew Balsman Jackson, Mo. 

Environmental Design • FR 

Matthew Bartlett Salina, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • JU 

Wesley Blake Salina, Kan. 

Finance • JU 

William Buchanan Overland Park, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

Casey Colbern Ottawa, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • FR 

Shane Collins Hutchinson, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Clay Crane Great Bend, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • SR 

Tyler Cunningham Overland Park, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Scott Davis Overland Park, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • FR 

Brent Dringenberg Parsons, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • FR 

Ryan Eshelman Topeka 

Kinesiology • SO 

Kyle Fetters Ottawa, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Justin Hammond Overland Park, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 
Scott Hass Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 
Jason Heine Stilwell, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Devin Henderson Shawnee, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Greek Organization 


lambda chi alpha 


Philanthropy project provides enjoyment, camaraderie 
for participants, raises funds for Breadbasket 

Rice and Jacob Walker 

HA was more than an organization 
and a place to live. For the 65 members it provided a home 
and family. 

"We do a lot as a house," Zach Baker, sophomore in 
business administration, said. "We support each other in a 
lot of things." 

Through philanthropy projects, the brothers spent time 
helping others. One event, the Watermelon Bust, gave a lasting 
impression because of the fun and camaraderie it provided 
for participating members. 

"It was a blast," Brian Burley, sophomore in industrial 
engineering, said. "It was also a good time because we knew 
that we were helping people, and it was a great time to hang 
out with the guys in the house and get to know the new 


The event raised money for the Flint Hills Breadbasket. 

"Since we live here and are part of the community, we feel 
we need to give something back," William Buchanan, junior 
in mechanical engineering, said. "Plus, it's a lot of fun." 

All the events — Twister, seed spitting, relays and an 
obstacle course — included juicy watermelons. 

For the annual event, house members coached each 
sorority that participated. 

Lambda Chis participated as team coaches. 

"We get to interact with the sororities," Buchanan said. 
"Almost all the sororities participate, so it's a good chance for 
us to get to know other people in the greek system and get to 
do fun things with watermelons." 

Christopher Hirschmann 

Matthew Holloway 

Jay Holmbeck 


Mechanical Engineering • FR 

Sublette, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • JU 

Wymore, Neb. 

Agricultural Technology Management • JU 

BryceHuschka Ottawa, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • FR 

Ryan Huschka Ottawa, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Eric Just Leoti, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • JU 

MicahKile Great Bend, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Jon Bret Knappenberger Topeka 

Psychology • JU 

Bernie Kohman Salina, Kan. 

Geology • SR 

Eric Leonardelli Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Kirk Leonardelli Overland Park, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

Andrew Lyon Emporia. Kan. 

Agricultural Technology Management • SR 

Drew Marlow Council Grove, Kan. 

Interior Architecture • SO 

David McKinney Olathe, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Joshua Mohr Lenexa, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Jeffrey Nelson Olathe, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • FR 

Matthew Painter II Pretty Prairie, Kan. 

Sociology • SR 

Derrick Perbeck Ottawa, Kan. 

Finance • JU 

Brandon Robinson Manhattan 

Accounting • SR 

Chris Runquist Dodge City, Kan. 

Finance • SR 



lambda chi alpha 

CLINGING to a small 
rope, Samantha Musil, 
graduate student in 
public administration 
and program adviser for 
K-State After Hours, pulls 
herself across part of the 
K-State Student Union 
Courtyard. Members of 
the Army ROTC were on 
hand at the Nov. 22 After 
Hours to demonstrate and 
help participants with the 
activity. "We've also done 
bouncy boxing and sumo 
wrestling in the past," 
Musil said. — Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

RyanSchuIz Leawood, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Matthew A. Schwartz Leawood, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Patrick Shearer Salina, Kan. 

Engineering • FR 

Jesse Sieve Overland Park, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Eric M. Smith Salina, Kan. 

Engineering • FR 

Chad Stewart Overland Park, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Aaron Tabares Emporia, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • SO 

CodyTubbs Topeka 

Biology • SR 

Theodore Urbanek Ellsworth, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Jeffrey Wagner Baldwin City, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Jarret Wallace Midland, Mich. 

Open-Option • SO 

Andrew Watkins Kingman, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Joel Whitworth Columbia, Mo. 

Business Administration • SO 

Adam Wiederholt Hartford, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • FR 

BeauWysong Prairie Village, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Gorham, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

Saint Louis 

Architecture • SO 

Greek Organization 



focus on fitness 

Women organize exercise program for group involvement 

T to promote fitness and socialization, Delta 
Sigma Theta created the Delta- cise program. 

The week-long event invited students to programs at the 
Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex. 

"Delta- cise is not just for women or our organization," 
Kelly Williams, president and senior in psychology, said. "It 
is open to anyone on campus." 

The sorority focused on five points of public service — one 
was health. 

Sept. 23 -27, Delta Sigma Theta organized group activities 
for weight-loss. 

To promote the event, fliers were handed out at the K- State 
Student Union and information passed by word-of-mouth 
through Black Student Union members. 

The week began with individual assessments at the 
Wellness Center, where each participant scheduled a unique 
fitness plan tailored to their expectations. 

"I enjoyed going to the Wellness Center," Krista Freeman, 
sophomore in apparel marketing and design, said. "It's a good 
way to figure out your own weaknesses and what you need 
to work on." 

Tuesday and Wednesday the group participated in the 
Kickboxing Combo and Step Aerobics classes, respectively. 

Though Delta Sigma Theta originally planned to offer 

private classes, the single - digit participation was not adequate 
enough to hold reserved sessions, Williams said. 

Continuing group activities Thursday and Friday, 
participants focused on individual programs. 

Pairs socialized while jogging on the indoor track or 
using the aerobic-fitness machines while following their 
pre-determined workout schedule. 

"Having people work out with you helps," Freeman said. 
"When you're doing strenuous things, talking takes your mind 
off how tired you are." 

Morgan Fisher, senior in management, said the peer 
support encouraged her to continue exercising. 

"Delta- cise definitely helped me realize exercise really is 
a daily routine," she said. 

Because a second focus of public service was international 
awareness and involvment, the fitness week was planned in 
conjunction with the Race for Humanity, Sept. 28. 

Although the first Delta -cise turnout was lower than 
expected, Williams said many of the participants continued 
to work out together and the sorority hoped to offer the 
program once each semester. 

"Losing weight is a life- changing event," Williams said. "A 
lot of us wait until spring break or New Year's to try and lose 
weight. We tried to challenge people to start sooner." 

alpha kappa alpha • alpha phi alpha • delta sigma theta • phi beta sigma • sigma gamma rho 

i~~~~h All™ Winhita 

Joseph Allen Wichita 

Computer Engineering • SR 

Katrina Alexander Topeka 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

Shaquanta Jones Manhattan 

Pre-Physical Therapy • SR 

Georgett Johnson Leavenworth, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Edward King Manhattan 

Sociology • SR 

Jennifer Lashley . 
Khadijah Nelson . 
Kelly Williams 

Junction City 

Secondary Education • GM 


Microbiology • GP 

Kansas City, Kan. 

Psychology • SR 

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Michael Arlesic Lenexa, Kan. 

Management Information Systems • JU 

Patrick Atchity Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Andrew Brancato Leawood, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Patrick Burns Overland Park, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • FR 

Joshua Chabon Olathe, Kan. 

Horticulture • SO 

Christopher Elliott Clay Center, Kan. 

Physics • SO 

Aubrey Freeman Topeka 

Psychology • JU 

DustinHall Wichita 

Open-Option • FR 

John Huff Lenexa, Kan. 

Marketing • SR 

Nicholas Hunter Lenexa, Kan. 

Sociology • JU 

Kyle Jones Topeka 

Business Administration • SO 

JaredKenney Manhattan 

Open-Option • FR 

Kevan Lair Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Lee Lashbrook Bonner Springs, Kan. 

Sociology • FR 

Nathaniel McClure Wichita 

Horticulture • FR 

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Fraternity members organize an afternoon of fun and games ml 
for local children in the Boys & Girls Clubs of America 

.ECTING their commitment to and enjoyment of 
community service, and working with children, Phi Delta 
Theta men organized a field day for children from the Boys 
& Girls Club of America, Oct. 10. 

Men set up a basketball free throw, flying- disc toss, three- 
legged race, long jump, football and a water- balloon toss. 

The winners of the basketball, flying- disc and football 
games received the contests' respective playing equipment 
as prizes. 

"I never saw a kid who wasn't happy," Nicholas Hunter, 
junior in sociology, said. "I don't think they expected it." 

House members divided into teams of two or three to 
oversee the events. All the men enjoyed working the events, 
William Tate, philanthropy chair and senior in political 

science, said. 

"We're all for community service events," Michael Arlesic, 
president and junior in management information systems, 
said. "No one has a problem helping out with kids." 

The event was valuable to the children as well, because it 
provided good examples of college experiences. 

"They benefited from having positive role models 
— especially college students," Tate said. "It's good for them 
to see people around them who are successful and going to 

Hunter said the goal of the field day was simple: to go out 
and have a good time. 

"You learn to give of yourself — to give to society," Tate 
said. "It's a good thing." 

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phi delta theta 

LYING HIGH, Kurk Kudrna 

and Brandon Walker, 

both seniors in electrical 

engineering, portray 

superheroes — Superloop 

and Supernode — in the 

engineering open house 

April 8. "We wanted to 

do something fun to get 

people involved, "Nicholas 

Wasinger, skit creator 

and senior in electrical 

engineering, said. "I don't 

know how I talked them 

(Kudma and Walker) 

into it, but they did it." 

— Photo by Drew Rose 

Evan Meyers Shawnee. Kan. 

Park Management and Conservation • SO 

Jason D. Miller Olathe, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • FR 

Travis Nelson Chanute, Kan. 

Agricultural Technology Management • FR 

Benjamin Noyes Rose Hill. Kan. 

Environmental Design • FR 

Patrick Rohrer Lenexa, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Brian Shepard Coffeyville, Kan. 

Political Science • SR 

Travis Shilling Manhattan 

Construction Science and Management • SO 

Daniel Shouse Overland Park, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • FR 

William Stanton Colorado Springs, Colo. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Johnnie Taul Williamsburg, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SR 

Thomas Turner Basehor, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SO 

Michael Welch Lenexa, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

R. Gerard Wellemeyer Derby. Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • FR 

Andrew Wilson Lenexa, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

Kyle M. Wilson Overland Park, Kan. 

Physics • JU 

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Margaret Pickett Manhattan 

House Mother 

Caleb Amyot Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Caleb Anderson Abilene, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

Tom Anguiano Abilene, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

Adam Baker Manhattan 

Nutritional Sciences • JU 

Frank Baker Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Brady Bannister Olathe, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Lafe Bauer Leawood, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Thomas Bauer Wichita 

Construction Science and Management • SO 

Jacob Bixby Salina, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SO 

Scott Bodamer Overland Park, Kan. 

Horticulture • FR 

Scott Boren Leawood, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Michael Brocato Overland Park, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • JU 

Joel Buckley Olathe, Kan. 

Management Information Systems • SR 

Scott Cigich Brookfield, Wis. 

Family Studies and Human Services • JU 

Adam Clayton Leawood, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • JU 

Brett Coberly Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Travis Coberly Gove, Kan. 

Agribusiness • SO 

Aaron Cook Overland Park, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Ryan Czir Overland Park, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

Ethan Dexter Topeka 

Political Science • FR 

Chris Duke Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Daniel Eakin IV Overland Park, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Ryan Epstein Overland Park, Kan. 

Management Information Systems • JU 

Michael Gonzalez Wichita 

Interior Design • SO 

Clinton Graber Kingman, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Scott Grier Wichita 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • FR 

Jared Gudenkauf Olathe, Kan. 

Management • SR 
Travis Gulledge Leawood, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 
Ryan Hawks Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Michael Hensler Leawood, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • JU 

Jonathan Houston Wichita 

Business Administration • JU 

Bryan Howel Manhattan 

Business Administration • FR 

Jason Ingram Olathe, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Christopher Jackson Overland Park, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Brett James Dighton, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Tyler Jones Garden City, Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

JedKillough Ottawa, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Jonathan Kopek Leawood, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

DustinKruse Salina, Kan. 

Microbiology • JU 

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Kruse control 

§ Junior sets model example for house, joins health-related 
%> clubs to advance career in medicine 

At school he was a self-proclaimed geek. He participated 
in extracurricular activities and stepped into leadership roles 
when needed. 

Phi Gamma Delta's Dustin Kruse, junior in microbiology, 
always put people first, Kurt Niebuhr, house president and 
senior in industrial engineering, said. 

"The one thing I have noticed about Dustin is that hardly 
anyone knows he is involved in all these things," Niebuhr said. 
"This shows me that he is not doing it for the recognition, but 
he genuinely likes helping others. 

"Even as a sophomore, he is a great role model for our 
house and the greek community as a whole." 

Kruse was primarily involved with the American Red 
Cross Club and was selected to the Red Cross Disaster Action 
Team. Duties included responding to single-family fires and 
helping counsel victims of tragedy. 

"I just like stuff like that — helping people," Kruse said. 
"I'm a pre-med major, but seeing these situations with families 
traumatized by something, and helping them out, you learn 
how to deal with situations like that." 

With a cellular phone to contact the Riley County 
Fire Department and pager from the Riley County Police 

Department, Kruse spent most days on call from 4:30 p.m. 
to 8:30 a.m. 

"Knowing you have the ability to help other people 
seems to pull people into the Red Cross," Abigail Maze, club 
president and senior in biology, said. "A motivated person 
like Dustin makes a difference knowing the knowledge he 
has could help other people." 

With 17 credit hours during the fall semester in addition 
to his extracurricular activities, Kruse studied microbiology 
and planned to attend medical school. 

"I like microbiology better than plain biology because 
I like seeing things at the beginning levels," Kruse said. "It 
just amazes me how all that works out and just how a sub- 
organism, like bacteria, does all that stuff. I'm kind of geeky 
that way." 

Although the number of hours spent on activities slowed 
him down at times, it was the lack of extra time that kept him 
going, Kruse said. 

"I don't like having a bunch of free time," he said. "I don't 
like just sitting there. I think if you're on the go and you have 
stuff to do, it's just gonna keep you motivated across the 

Andrew Kwapnioski North Olatte, Neb. 

Horticulture • SO 

Matthew Lewis Middletown, Md. 

Marketing • SR 

Jason Lilly Overland Park, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

Jeffrey Markey Overland Park. Kan. 

Environmental Design • FR 

David Marty Shawnee, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Paul Marusak Overland Park, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • FR 

Brett Meredith Olathe. Kan. 

Civil Engineering • SO 

Neil Meredith Olathe, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • JU 

Joshua Nesbit Valley Center, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • JU 

Kurt Niebuhr Olathe, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • SR 


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Kyle O'Connor Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Blake Olney Wichita 

Open-Option • FR 

Matthew Ptacek Malakoff, Texas 

Construction Science and Management • SO 

Jonathan Schlatter Overland Park, Kan. 

Finance • JU 

Jeffrey Scott Overland Park, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • FR 

Nicholas Seglie Leavenworth, Kan. 

Interior Architecture • SR 

Lukas Sorensen Kearney, Neb. 

Electrical Engineering • FR 

Joshua Stacey McPherson, Kan. 

Sociology • FR 

Anthony Stecher Atchison, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

Trevor Stiles Shawnee, Kan. 

Psychology • SR 

Brian Sturges Salina, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 
Lukas Sundahl Great Bend, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 
Matthew Suozzo Lansing, Kan. 

Information Systems • SR 
Adam Teefey Shawnee, Kan. 

Environmental Design • FR 

Austin Thayer Abilene, Kan. 

Finance • JU 

Jonathan Uhart Lansing, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

Eric Vossman Lake Quivira, Kan. 

Environmental Design • SO 

Matthew K. Weber Kansas City, Mo. 

Construction Science and Management • FR 
S. Casey Willman Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 
Kevin York Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

JAMMING TO Three Rivers 
Kennedy at Silverado's 
on Nov. 10, the crowd 
cheers for the band. 
"We'll have three to four 
bands perform one month 
and the next month we 
might have nothing," Jeff 
Hawkinson, manager of 
Silverado's, said. "It just 
depends." — Photo by 
Matt Elliott 

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phi kappa theta 

weekend getaway 

Semi-annual retreat strengthens fraternity focus 

G, goal setting and fun filled Phi Kappa Theta's 
retreat the first weekend in December. 

The twice -yearly event, Quo Vadis, aimed at finding the 
fraternity's strengths and weaknesses. 

"It is the only time every guy spends time together," Paul 
Restivo, junior in secondary education, said. "We come up 
with a plan of attack for the year, a goal list and then try to 
meet all our goals." 

The retreat, at a member's home in Concord, Kan., was 
an opportunity for members to reflect on the year's good and 
bad moments and get a breath of fresh air. 

"It gets us out of the house," Restivo said, "away from 
Manhattan and cell phones." 

Isolation allowed Phi Kaps to focus things about the house, 
Jonathan Kasper, sophomore in history, said. 

"The retreat is definitely positive," Kasper said. "You gain 
a sense of direction and a positive outlook on things." 

Members split into smaller groups to discuss recruitment, 
socials and scholarships. 

"It wasn't just a sit down and talk," Alexander Rossow, 
senior in history, said. "We also played games." 

Along with fun and games, the men focused on issues 
such as house unity. 

"This year there was more commitment and more pride 
than I've seen in the past three years since I've been in the 
house," Restivo said. 

After arriving home Saturday evening, Restivo said there 
was a positive feeling between everyone. 

"The guys were really pumped up at the house," he said. 
"They liked the way things are going now." 

RaeOrgeron Lafayette, La. 

House Mother 

Gabriel Brady Roswell, N.M. 

Computer Science • SO 

Jeremiah Connell Harper, Kan. 

Computer Science • SR 

Mathew Elliott Hiawatha, Kan. 

Agricultural Communication and Journalism • FR 

Clinton Franey Concordia, Kan. 

Interior Architecture • JU 

Andy Fund Wamego 

Electrical Engineering • SO 

James A. Harris Centralia, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

Dominic Inzerillo Lawrence 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SR 

Benjamin Johnston Wichita 

Biology • FR 

Jonathan Kasper Prairie Village, Kan. 

History • SO 

Michael Kohake Seneca, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Andrew Kowal Wichita 

Industrial Engineering • SO 

Nic Lawrence Olathe, Kan. 

Modern Languages • JU 

John McCarty Leawood, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

DarranMcEuen Topeka 

Electrical Engineering • FR 

Robert McGee Lincolnville, Kan. 

Theater • SO 

Nathan Mull Salina, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Thomas A. Murphy Seneca, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Chris Pachta Linn, Kan. 

Agriculture Education • JU 

Miguel M. Perez Wichita 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

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Paul Restivo Independence, Mo. 

Secondary Education • JU 

Alexander Rossow Olathe, Kan. 

History • SR 

William Schmitt Wichita 

Pre-Psychology • SO 

Lucas Seiler Ellsworth, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SR 

Charles Steimel Concordia, Kan. 

Political Science • SO 

INSTRUCTOR, Josie Hansen, 
graduate student in 
kinesiology, teaches a class 
at the Chester E. Peters 
Recreation Complex. The Rec 
Complex offered numerous 
classes for students who tried 
to stay in shape. "I really like 
teaching," Hansen said. "It 
is a good workout and it is 
very fun." — Photo by Kelly 

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pi beta phi 

Sarah Abel Dodge City. Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Laura Adams Omaha. Neb. 

Marketing • JU 

SaraBahner Manhattan 

Elementary Education • FR 

Emily Bell Prairie Village, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Kristi Butters Winfield, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Christin Campbell Overland Park, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Piper Childs Olathe, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Jessica Colson Olathe, Kan. 

Family and Consumer Education • JU 

Melissa Conrad Manhattan 

Business Administration • FR 

Katherine Copeland Broken Arrow, Okla. 

Mass Communication • JU 

Ashley Coulter Pittsburg, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Jamie Craft Overland Park, Kan. 

Marketing • SR 

Kristin Crum Liberty, Mo. 

Psychology • SR 

Ashley Davis Lenexa, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Jennifer Rae Davis Topeka 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SR 

Andrea Dean Merriam, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Reilly Dodd Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Amy Donnelly Manhattan 

Business Administration • FR 

Lisa Donnelly Manhattan 

Accounting • SR 

Kristin Doyle Topeka 

Pre-Dentistry • SR 

Caroline Duncan Gainesville, Fla. 

Open-Option • FR 

Meredith Duncan Leawood, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Heather Edmundson Colby, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Erin Edwards Derby, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Kelly Ellsworth Olathe, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Sara Evans Olathe, Kan. 

Family and Consumer Education • SR 

Laura Fath Kingman, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Kelly Faulconer Lawrence 

Fine Arts • SO 

Tiffany Fisher Wichita 

Engineering • SR 

Catherine Flinchbaugh Manhattan 

History • SO 

AmyFolkerts Victoria, Kan, 

Open-Option • FR 

Emily Forsse Wichita 

Human Ecology and Mass Communication • SR 

Lindsey Fuller Overland Park, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 

Jill Funston Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Lauren Glasco Wichita 

Mass Communication • SR 

Wendy Gorman Fort Scott, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

SaraGriswold Overland Park, Kan. 

Interior Design • FR 

Katherine Hardin Leawood, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 

Esther Hawkins Garden City, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

Elizabeth Hayes Gardner, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

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pi beta phi 

y^k ™ m * by Lindsay Porter 

All forever 

College football team, Royals, KU fraternity help sorority 
remember member, create foundation 

PI BETA PHI member Alexandra Kemp was killed lune 
18 while working at a swimming pool in Leawood, Kan. Her 
sorority sisters created the Ali Kemp Education Foundation in 
her memory to educate women about violence and rape. 

Teaming up with the Kansas City Royals, K- State Wildcats 
and University of Kansas Jayhawks, Pi Phis raised $2,000 for 
an in-house scholarship and continuing safety education. 

During the summer, the Royals participated in the Pi Phi 
car wash in Leawood by giving autographs and signing "Rally 
for Ali" T-shirts. 

"We let them know what was going on and they were more 
than willing to help us," said Lindsay Courtney, sophomore 
in human ecology and Kemp's close friend. 

In November, Run to Remember Ali combined the efforts 
of Pi Phi and KU's Sigma Alpha Epsilon, the fraternity of 
Kemp's boyfriend, Phil Howes. 

Pi Phis started the run in Manhattan with a football signed 
by members of the Wildcat football team. The women drove 
the football to Lawrence where KU Sig Eps joined them with 
a football signed by the layhawk football team. 

Pi Phi and Sig Ep members solicited pledges from 
businesses and neighbors for the distance traveled. 

The two team footballs were added to two signed by 
members of both houses and presented to the Kemp family 
during the K- State versus KU football game, Nov. 2. 

"There have been many fund-raisers and events for Ali," 
Breanne Paul, president and senior in nutritional sciences, 
said. "This touched us more by far." 

At the start of the fall semester, Pi Phis performed a candle 
lighting dedicated to Kemp. 

"We're just trying to remember Ali — her life and spirit," 
Paul said. "We want other people to know who she was." 

Nov. 17, Pi Phis organized a mandatory self-defense 
workshop to educate about self-protection, Paul said. 

Tara Hull, volunteer at the Women's Crisis Center, 
presented the workshop. 

"She told us ways to live our normal lives without 
putting ourselves at risk," Alb/son Wray, junior in interior 
architecture, said. "We had a lot of people scared. Everyone 
was able to take something tangible — new ideas, techniques, 
ways to keep safe." 

Wray said the handouts and information given in the 
workshop empowered Pi Phis to believe in each other and 
protect themselves emotionally and physically. 

Pi Phis raised awareness and funds for the foundation 
through donations, concerts and "Ali Forever" T-shirts. 

"Ali was my best friend," Courtney said. "My life has 
changed forever, but I've also realized how many other great 
friends I have. We are doing everything we can to keep her 
memory alive." 

Andrea Hendrix Olathe, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Michelle Hinemeyer Shawnee, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

'\ iBI Katnleen Hoffman Overland Park, Kan. 

■ ' Kinesiology • JU 

Kelly Jeppesen Howey In Hills, Fla. 

Business Administration • FR 

Andrea Johnson Lenexa, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 

Laura Jordan Overland Park, Kan. 

Fine Arts • FR 

AmyJubela Andover, Kan. 

Mathematics • SO 

Carody Kephart Lenexa, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SR 

Carrie Kersten Kiowa, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

JacyKile Madison, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

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pi beta phi 

Hillary Koser wich '!? 

Interior Architecture • SO 

Katherine Kroeger Shawnee, Kaix 

Elementary Education • SO 


Business Administration • SO 

Sabetha, Kan. 

Sociology • JU 

Shannon Marshall Olathe. Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Tiffany Lyman 
Kelly Lyons.... 

Jessica McCune. 

Olathe, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Carolyn McMannama Omaha, Neb. 

Human Ecology and Mass Communication • SR 

Katie McManness Lawrence 

Modern Languages • SO 

Chelsee Merrill Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Kate Miller Leawood, Kan. 

Life Sciences • SR 

Marli Miller Overland Park, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Molly C. Miller Leawood, Kaa 

Elementary Education • FR 

Kelly B. Moore Overland Park, Kan. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • SO 

Jordan Muehlbach Leawood, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Monica Mukai Manhattan 

Marketing • JU 

Jennifer Munzer Tope J?S 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Tecumseh, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Andrea Murray. 

Megan Murry El Dorado, Karu 

Open-Option • FR 

Kathleen O'Brien Leawood, Kaa 

Business Administration • SO 

Heather O'Connor. 


Open-Option • SO 

Karen O'Donnell Overland Park, Kan. 

Fisheries and Wildlife Biology • JU 

MartaOtt Manhattan 

Open-Option • FR 

BreannePaul Olathe, Kan. 

Nutritional Sciences • SR 

Leslie Perrin Olathe. Kan. 

Management • SR 

Jennifer Peters Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

the AN Kemp Pi Beta Phi 
Scholarship fund, Pi Phi 
member Jenny Brawner, 
sophomore in journalism 
and mass communica- 
tions, washes a car Sept. 
13. "(Ali) was a dear, dear 
friend of ours," Brawner 
said. "Having her memory 
live on makes it seem like 
she's still with us. Doing 
things like this keeps her 
memory alive." In addi- 
tion to fund raising, the 
sorority spread awareness 
about Kemp's homicide 
and the identity of her 
suspected killer. — Photo 
by Lindsey Bauman 



pi beta phi 

Kimberly Peters Lenexa, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Leslie Peterson Salina, Kan. 

Biology • SR 

Rebecca Rogers Arkansas City, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Laura Ryan Prairie Village, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • JU 

Lea Schmidt Overland Park, Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Christianna Schwensen Clay Center, Kan. 

Social Work • SR 

Lindsey Seidel Winfield, Kan. 

Kinesiology • SO 

Sarah E. Smith Lawrence 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SR 

Sandra Springer Leawood, Kan. 

Social Work • JU 

Deanna Stanley Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Kristina Stanley Overland Park, Kan. 

Mass Communication • JU 

Shannon Starkey Wellington, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Jill Steinheider Overland Park, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Kristen Summerson Overland Park, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

Kerri Swafford Topeka 

Pre-Health • FR 

Kristin Swafford Topeka 

Accounting • JU 

Jennifer Sweetman Emporia, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Jessica Sylvester Ottawa, Kan. 

Public Health Nutrition • SR 

Kathryn Sylvester Ottawa, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

Alexa Teichgraeber Eureka, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Carolyn Thedinga Deforest, Wis. 

Business Administration • SO 

Jessica Theel Emporia, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Rori Thompson Bentonville, Ark. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Elizabeth Thorson Horton, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

Jamie Thurman Great Bend, Kan. 

Biology • SR 

SaraTillett Smith Center, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

TaraTownsley Lenexa, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SR 

Phuong Tran Garden City, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • JU 

ReesaUnruh Oakley, Kan. 

Social Science • SR 

Trisha Wagner Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Callie Weddle Topeka 

Pre-Health • FR 

Stacia Williams Florence, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Marie Wilson Manhattan 

Kinesiology • SO 

Joclyn Winter Medicine Lodge, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Stephanie Witsman Wichita 

Secondary Education • JU 

Ashley Worrell Wichita 

Mass Communication • SR 

AllysonWray Wichita 

Interior Architecture • SR 

Sarah Wyer Liberal, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • JU 

Lindsey Youngs Stilwell, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Brandi Yoxall Phillipsburg, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

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pi kappa alpha 

strong ties 

Members maintain activities, relationships without communal house 

I] the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house, 2021 
College View Road, was damaged by a space heater fire. 

During the 2001- 2002 school year, the men rented the 
Sigma Sigma Sigma house at 1545 Denison Ave. 

Fall 2002 and spring 2003 Pikes were houseless. Members 
rented apartments and pledges lived in the residence halls. 

Because the chapter house was still damaged from the fire 
and Pikes wanted to put more money toward renovation, so 
members went without a house, Matthew Wertzberger, senior 
in hotel and restaurant management, said. 

"We had been planning on a renovation for a long time," 
Chris Graham, president and junior in accounting, said. "The 
fire was the event that made us realize that the time for the 
renovation was now." 

The total renovation included new fire exits, room 
alterations and changes to the exterior of the building. Graham 
said much of the $750,000 needed came from alumni. 

"We have some great alumni who have really come through 
in assuring that the Pikes will remain a fixture on the Kansas 
State campus," he said. "(But) the undergraduates have played 
a huge role in the renovation. Some of us have written out 

Jared Ballard Lincoln, Neb. 

Business Administration • SO 

Douglas Biggs Wichita 

History • SR 

EricBlattner Atchison, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 

Daniel Bock Lenexa, Kan. 

Biology • SR 

Spencer Christiansen Meriden, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Chad Cowan Leawood, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

W. Justin Cox Blue Springs. Mo. 

Landscape Architecture • JU 

Brandon Damas Olathe, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • FR 

Lucas Davis Abilene, Kan. 

Finance • JU 

Patrick Dodge Prairie Village, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Matt Donegan Louisburg, Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Brandon Evans Rose Hill, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • SR 

Bret Ford Liberal, Kan. 

Pre-Veterinary Medicine • SR 

Patrick Gallagher Liberal, Kan. 

Information Systems • SR 

Jason Gordon Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

pledges to donate money when we are out on our own." 

Phase one of the renovation started January 2003 and was 
scheduled to end in August. Graham said the men planned to 
move back in at that time. 

Despite functioning without a central meeting and living 
unit, Pikes stayed involved, Wertzberger said. 

"We have worked together to remain close," Graham said. 
"It's really hard living all over Manhattan." 

To maintain group involvement and activities, Graham 
said the men increased their social programming. 

"The actives are good at making everyone feel 
involved," Ryan McKenny, pledge and freshman in business 
administration, said. "Chris (Graham) is always offering us 
to come over (to his apartment) whenever we want." 

Besides raising money for renovations and maintaining 
active memberships, Pikes had a big hand in cleaning up the 
house to prepare for construction, McKenny said. 

"I think Pikes here have shown that they really care about 
the brotherhood offered by the fraternity," Graham said. 
"They want to see that brotherhood carry on for generations 
to come." 

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pi kappa alpha 

Joseph Gorup Kansas City, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Steven Gorup Kansas City, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • FR 

Christopher L. Graham Wichita 

Accounting • JU 

Bradley Hanneman Wichita 

Accounting • SR 

Joseph Henderson Kansas City, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 

ChadwickHines Olathe, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

Steven Hipsher Kansas City, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

James C. Johnson Minneola, Kan. 

Political Science* SR 

D. Bruce Johnston Kansas City, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

Adam Christopher Jones Salina, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • SO 

Todd Kolich Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Joel Mason Olathe, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Timothy Mason , Overland Park, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

RyanMcKenny Olathe, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Samuel Meier Lenexa, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • JU 

Jason M. Miller Manhattan 

Finance • SR 

Michael Nordin Augusta, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Jonathan Rector Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Robert Reynolds Coffeyville, Kan. 

Management Information Systems • SR 

Tyler Riordan Abilene, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Eric Roche Kansas City, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • FR 

Timothy P. Ryan Kansas City, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • FR 

Nathaniel Sanchez Salina, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Karl Singer Topeka 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

Jordan Smith Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Dustin Stevens Kansas City, Mo. 

Pre-Psychology • JU 

Christopher Thorendahl Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Michael Trehey Kansas City, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • JU 

Matthew Wertzberger Manhattan 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SR 

TateWyatt Abilene, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Greek Organization 


pi kappa phi 

helping hand 

Men assist children with disabilities through philanthropy 

to place more emphasis on their 
philanthropy, 12 members of Pi Kappa Phi adopted Push 
America, a national outreach program specific to Pi Kap 
chapters, which helps citizens with disabilities. 

The mission of Push was three-fold: to raise awareness 
about children with disabilities, to raise money for 
handicapped- accessible facilities and to provide services for 
those with disabilities. 

"They encourage us to get involved and raise money to 
help them fund wheelchair- accessible playgrounds," said Sean 
McGivern, chapter president and senior in political science. 
"They also encourage us help people with disabilities in our 
own community." 

Members visited two Manhattan schools, Frank Bergman 
Elementary School and Lee School, to help children with 
homework and spend time with them. 

"The guys really enjoy it," Keith Richards, Push chairman 
and junior in business administration, said. "Some are 
skeptical in the beginning because it's not easy to work with 
disabled kids sometimes. You have to interact with them in a 
different way, and sometimes that frightens people, but (the 

Joshua M. Allen Shawnee, Kan. 

Sociology • SR 

Dustin Barker Kansas City, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

John Brandenburg Wamego 

Business Administration • FR 

Andrew Brinker Shawnee, Kan. 

Sociology • SO 

Dustin Browning Topeka 

Sociology • SR 

T. Christian Burnham Coffeyville. Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • JU 

Clayton Conner Centralia, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

MarcDoering Mulvane, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Chris Dyer Manhattan 

Business Administration • SO 

Jonathan Eck Olathe, Kan. 

Life Sciences • SO 

Matthew Eck Olathe, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

Nicholas Ensign Cameron, Mo. 

Architectural Engineering • SO 

Kyle Fitzgerald Topeka 

Landscape Architecture • JU 

Chris Froetschner Russell, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Michael Holmes Wichita 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

kids) are just like anybody else." 

Dee McKee, Manhattan- Ogden USD 383 director of 
special services, made arrangements with the Pi Kaps. 

"The principals they have been working with have been 
pleased so far," McKee said. "They always like volunteers." 

McGivern said the children responded positively to the 

"They're used to the paras and teachers," McGivern said. 
"It's nice for them to have a big kid helping out. We're on their 
side — they can relate to us a little better." 

Once they worked with the children the first time, the 
members surpassed their initial qualms and enjoyed the 
experience. The children did too, Richards said. 

"People with disabilities sometimes are treated like they 
don't have a lot of potential," McGivern said. "It's nice to hang 
out with them and try to be a positive influence on them." 

McKee said she was pleased the men offered their time and 
hoped others gained an appreciation for volunteer work. 

"There are still young men out there who care about those 
with special needs," McKee said. "It gladdens the heart when 
they are willing to do that in spite of their busy schedules." 

420 People 

pi kappa phi 

Thomas Hornbeck Overland Park, Kan. 

History • JU 

Kevin Jones Fairway, Kan. 

Finance • JU 

Michael Katz Olathe, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • SO 

Brian Keeley Leavenworth, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • FR 

Derek Kostal Odell, Neb. 

Biology • FR 

Spencer Krupp Lenexa, Kan. 

Political Science • FR 

Damian Lair piqua, Kan. 

Finance • JU 

Darrel Maley Hill City, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Dustin Mariman Ogallah, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • FR 

Dereck Martinez Berryton, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Sean McGivern Topeka 

Political Science • SR 

Patrick McMurtray Kansas City, Mo. 

Political Science • FR 

Bryan Meyer Overland Park, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

Andrew Miksch Wamego 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Garrick Reichert Dresden, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • JU 

Thomas Roth Jr Manhattan 

Accounting • JU 

John Schalekamp Mission Hills, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • SR 

Tobias Scheffler Wichita 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SR 

Adam Schwery Overland Park, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Phil Schwery Overland Park, Kan. 

Sociology • SR 

Ashley Strube Powhattan, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

Patrick Thaete Shawnee, Kan. 

Horticulture • SR 

Tyler Wamsley Manhattan 

Construction Science and Management • SO 

Marc Wenger Powhattan, Kan. 

Management Information Services • SR 

Andrew Woody Leawood, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • JU 

PACKING UP, Kevin Jones 
junior in finance, carries 
his bike to his car as he 
moves out of the Pi Kappa 
Phi house to study abroad 
in Italy. "I'm pretty sure 
he's going to keep in 
touch and send messages 
to the house," Andrew 
Woody, junior in animal 
sciences and industry, 
said, "but guys aren't like 
girls. They don't go, 'oh, 
my gosh, I can't wait to 
call you!'" — Photo by 
Kelly Glasscock 

Greek Organization 


sigma alpha epsilon 



staying active 

Active, alumni members unite to celebrate 90 years of 
brotherhood, observe differences around community 

Founded Jan. 25, 1913, the K- State chapter of Sigma Alpha 
Epsilon celebrated 90 years during a March reunion. 

The last reunion honored 75 years of existence. 

The 2003 event brought more than 350 alumni and 
spouces to Manhattan for the celebration. 

"We have a great deal of pride in our house," Charlie 
Hostetler, 1960 SAE graduate, said. "The current chapter 
house was built in 1938 and was considered one of the most 
modern in the country." 

Steven Richardson, senior in marketing and international 
business, said many alumni had not been back to K- State 
since they graduated. 

The March 7 weekend started with a buffet dinner. 

William Barnhart Osage City, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • SO 

Zachary Beezley Girard, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Stewart Devore Andover, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

David Doperalski Golden, Colo. 

Business Administration • SO 

Brandon Gehrt Topeka 

Engineering • SO 

Nathan Hall Hutchinson, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

Justin Herron Hesston, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • FR 

RyanKlataske Manhattan 

Anthropology • FR 

Vance Lamb Manhattan 

Milling Science and Management • SO 

Taylor Livingston Mahaska, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Chad Mohwinkle Topeka 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SR 

Jacob Mooney Olathe, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Jess Mooney Olathe, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • FR 

Jerry Ohmes Kansas City, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Alex Otto Manhattan 

Psychology • JU 

Russell Parrick Junction City 

Open-Option • FR 

David Paul Leawood, Kan. 

Elementary Education • FR 

Nathan Selzer Hesston, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • SO 

Scott Simon Pratt, Kan. 

Bakery Science and Management • SR 

Shay Stutsman Aspen. Colo. 

Open-Option • FR 

"It's kind of like a family reunion, but it's guys you don't 
know," Richardson said. "They're telling the same stories 

— like about tailgating — with a different twist, from a 
different time period." 

Saturday morning, alumni boarded buses for a tour of the 
university and Manhattan. 

"A lot of people want to see the new alumni center, 
Bramlage and the football stadium," Hostetler said. "There 
has been a lot of construction in the last 15 years." 

The evening banquet featured guests from national SAE 

— President Richard Hopple and CEO Tom Goodale. 

The reunion concluded with a breakfast March 9 — the 
date the national fraternity was founded in 1856. 

422 People 

sigma chi 

Dana Pierce Glen Elder, Kan. 

House Mother 

Nicholas Ahlerich Winfield, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • JU 

R. Clark Burns II Overland Park, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Joseph Drass Leawood, Kan. 

Management • JU 

Jared Eatinger Manhattan 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Daniel Elkins Omaha, Neb. 

Construction Science and Management • FR 

Matthew Fanshier Great Bend, Kan. 

Milling Science and Management • JU 

Creighton Gallagher Topeka 

Pre-Health • FR 

MarkGipson Wichita 

Industrial Engineering • JU 

Christopher Heil Olathe, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 

Robert Heil Olathe, Kan. 

Elementary Education • JU 
Bradley Hodnefield Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Straton Howard , Topeka 

Biology • SO 
Brent Humphreys Olathe, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 
Clint Junghans Junction City 

Business Administration • SO 

Phillip Lafevre Topeka 

Construction Science and Management • FR 

Bryan Leinwetter Topeka 

Chemical Engineering • FR 

Daniel McFadden Warrensberg, Mo. 

Horticulture • SO 

Nicholas Moore Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Benjamin Neely Coffeyville, Kan. 

Fisheries and Wildlife Biology • SR 

bv Jacob Walker 

face off for charity 

Fraternity men manage sorority event, coach competitors 

DERBY DAYS Sigma Chi's annual fund-raising event, 
pitted 11 sororities in activities April 26 to May 4 to raise 
money for the Children's Miracle Network. 

"We make most of the money through T-shirt sales," Alex 
Roberts, senior in biology, said. "We also get some from selling 
admission to the events and sponsorship from companies." 

Sigs divided into groups of eight or nine to coach 
women competing in everything from lip synching to dance 

The project committee met with the sororities prior to 
Derby Days to discuss rules and event plans. 

"We thought we might have a barbecue at Tuttle Creek 
on Friday," Matt Fanshier, sophomore in milling science and 
management, said. 

Fanisher said a mechanical bull and radio station remote 

broadcast increased community awarenes. 

Although the event was planned to be fun for everyone, 
the important part of the philanthropy was the charity it 
benefited, Mark Gipson, junior in industrial engineering, 

"The Children's Miracle Network is set up to help 
underprivileged kids," Gipson said. "They help with medical 
care and presents for the kids." 

The first day of the competition was reserved for a tour of 
the Children's Miracle Network in Topeka where participants 
saw the benefits provided by Derby Days. 

"On Monday, before we start all the contests, everyone 
takes a trip down to Topeka," Fanshier said. "We visit the 
hospital we are raising money for. That way everyone could 
see how all the money was spent." 

Greek Organization 


sigma chi 

David Pious Overland Park, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Paul Ramlow Topeka 

Electrical Engineering • SO 

Jonathan Rankin Denton, Neb. 

Construction Science and Management • SO 

Samuel Rice Stilwell, Kan. 

Milling Science and Management • FR 

Derrick Rieke Lake Quivira, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SR 

Spencer Roberts Manhattan 

Horticulture • FR 

Tanner Rutschman Dodge City, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • FR 

AdamSchultz Lenexa, Kan. 

Engineering • FR 

Kristopher Smith Shawnee, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • JU 

Nathan P. Smith Parsons, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Bradley Snell Topeka 

Business Administration • SO 

Nathan Sobba Wichita 

Construction Science and Management • SR 

Brian Stout Olathe, Kan. 

Horticulture • FR 

Michael Sukup Manhattan 

Political Science • FR 

Marc Szablewski Overland Park, Kan. 

Horticulture • SO 

SHOWING OFF wrestling 

moves, Esther Popp, 

sophomore in secondary 

education, pulls down 

Jessica Heier, senior in 

industrial engineering, 

during a Jell-0 wrestling 

match at Haylapalooza, 

April 20. "Jessica and I kept 

apologizing because we 

didn't want to hurt each 

other," Popp said. Popp 

won the match by being 

the last person standing 

when the three-minute 

time limit expired. 

— Photo by Matt Stamey 

Jacob Tully 
Brett Wolfington 

424 \ People 


sigma kappa 




sisters unite 

Competitiveness put aside when members from rival 
universities come together for education, bonding 

Wildcat fans considered the University of Kansas an 
intrastate rival, but Sigma Kappa women saw members of 
the KU Sigma Kappa chapter as family. 

"Our sorority is not only K- State," Kimberly Lawson, senior 
in kinesiology, said, "it's all Sigma Kappa nationwide." 

Christen Montgomery, junior in journalism and mass 
communications, agreed the sorority encompassed more 
than local members. 

"No matter what school we go to, we're all sisters," 
Montgomery said. "It shows what a powerful thing it is to 
found an organization on these specific ideals." 

Founder's Day, Nov. 9, brought together both chapters to 
celebrate the yearly event. The event encouraged members to 
learn more about their organization by sharing ideas between 

"It is important because we forget that we're a national 
organization," Regan Rose, president and senior in 
architecture, said. "We share a lot of the same ideas. It's good 

to get to know each other." 

Rose said members were eager to meet their counterparts 
in Lawrence. 

"Everybody has been open and receptive to meeting the 
girls," she said. "It offers a chance to know each other and for 
the girls to meet each other and exchange ideas." 

In addition to the Founder's Day celebration, new 
members traveled to KU to learn about different aspects of 
the sorority. 

"In the spring (2002) we took our new members for a 
retreat," Rose said. "It was education for our new members. 
We went to Lawrence and stayed at their house." 

In exchange, members of the KU chapter came to 
Manhattan to attend the mud bowl, an event the K- State 
women organized. Lawson said their presence was appreciated 
by the local chapter. 

"We get along really well," Lawson said. "We are always 
trying to support each other." 

Lindsay Allam Hutchinson, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Andrea Ashley Kansas City, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Staci Baker Wichita 

Sociology • SR 

Kristin Ballobin Columbus, Neb. 

Architectural Engineering • FR 

Sarah L. Barron Prairie Village, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • JU 

Alicia Bradford Rose Hill, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

AJ Bradley Olathe, Kan. 

Theater • JU 

Alexandra Brooks-Schrauth Wichita 

Anthropology • SO 

Ashley Callewaert Wichita 

Dietetics • SO 

Kimberlee Carty Overland Park, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SO 

AmyCasemore Kansas City, Kan. 

Management • JU 

Michelle Coats Derby, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 

Sarah Condley Topeka 

Open-Option • SO 

Keelin Counihan Topeka 

Elementary Education • SR 

Elizabeth Crittenden Wellington, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SR 

Greek Organization 


sigma kappa 

Amber Cunningham Leawood, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Christine Dana Derby, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

TinaDeines Manhattan 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Christina Demauro Lake Saint Louis, Mo. 

Architectural Engineering • FR 

Erin Driscoll Overland Park, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SO 

Kira Elliott Shawnee, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Kelly Gottschalk Olathe. Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Holly Grund Cawker City, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Amber Haag Olpe, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Crystal Harris Leawood, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Laura Helmke Liberal, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Kelly Hunter Overland Park, Kan, 

Open-Option • FR 

Ashley Jacobs Fort Scott, Kan. 

Textiles • FR 

Sara Jahansouz Louisburg, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

EunMiKim Manhattan 

Management • SR 

Katrina Kirchner Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Katherine Kramer Herington, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

Lynlee Landrum Burkburnett, Texas 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SR 

Kimberly Lawson Liberal, Kan. 

Kinesiology • SR 

Natalie Leiszler Clay Center, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Alysha Lewis Topeka 

Family Studies and Human Services • SO 

Lisa Lieberman Leawood, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Melissa Mauslein Lenexa, Kan. 

Human Ecology • FR 

Stephanie Melcher Lenexa, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 

Christen Montgomery Leawood, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • JU 

Megan Montgomery Leawood, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SO 

Whitney Mordica Lansing. Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • JU 

Pamela Mosher Lenexa, Kan. 

Human Ecology and Mass Communication • JU 

AmbreOtte Herington, Kan. 

Management • JU 

Christin Parsons Lenexa, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 

Tracey Pfannenstiel Oakley, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SR 

StaceyPryal Hastings, Neb. 

Modern Languages • JU 

Angela Reitemeier Kansas City, Kan. 

Early Childhood Education • SR 

Leah Risener Overland Park, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • SO 

AudraRobb Agra, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Kelsey Robben Oakley, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Julie Roller Woodbine, Kan. 

Political Science • SO 

Regan Rose Joplin, Mo. 

Architecture • SR 

Ashley Schafer Colby, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Darlyn Schwartz Dighton, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 


426 People 

sigma kappa 

Jennifer Sellke Hutchinson, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

BariSilber Glenview, III. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

Candice Spear Leavenworth, Kan. 

Agribusiness • JU 

ErinStaab Basehor, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • FR 

Emily Staver Manhattan 

History • FR 

Melissa Anne-Marie Thompson Lansing, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • JU 

Ashley Turner Powersite, Mo. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • SO 

ErinTysinger Topeka 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SR 

Calie Veerhusen Herington, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Kristina Von Fange Salina, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

CarlyWaugh Topeka 

Animal Sciences and Industry • FR 

Nicole Wegner Wichita 

Open-Option • FR 

Cauitta Wetzel Silver Lake, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • JU 

Leticia Rose Wiseman Parsons, Kan. 

Sociology • JU 

Alicia Zinke Seneca, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • FR 

Sandra Wessling, junior in 
horticulture therapy, and 
Jacob Wrench, sophomore 
in horticulture, study in the 
University Gardens. "I try to 
work in the gardens as much 
as possible," Wessling said. 
— Photo by Karen Mikols 

Greek Organization 


sigma nu 

S~^\ by Nabil Shaheen ~B 


Through 3 phases members of Sigma Nu enhance skills, 
gain camaradarie, learn lessons used in all aspects of life 

Ethics. Achievement. Development. 

Sigma Nu hoped to instill those four characteristics in 
each of its pledges and active members through the LEAD 

The program, started seven years ago, required 
participation from all members regardless of seniority. It 
was divided into three phases: phase one for new pledges, 
phase two for second year members and phase three for all 

By doing exercises from workbooks and practicing team- 
building activities, Sigma Nus hoped to gain experience for 
real-life situations. 

"It helps members become leaders," Alejandro Medina, 
junior in mass communication, said. "When they are out in 
the real world, they will have the skills to get into the offices. 
They won't go in with their feet tied together." 

Michael Motycka, senior in animal sciences and industry, 
was a member of the LEAD Collegiate Advisory Board for 
Sigma Nu nationals. One of the board's duties was finding 

Adam Andreoli Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Douglas Berry Piano, Texas 

Open-Option • FR 

Matthew Brungardt Hays, Kan. 

Finance • JU 

Lanny Campbell Alexandria, Va. 

Management Information Systems • JU 

Jeremy Dautenhahn Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Benjamin Davis Leawood, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • FR 

Samuel Eok Goddard, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SO 

MarkW. Farmer Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Delbert Fern IV Stanley, Kan. 

Engineering • FR 

William Gammill Manhattan 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Adam Horner Overland Park, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

JayHuska Southlake, Texas 

Business Administration • FR 

Adam Juhn Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

James Kearney Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Michael Kifer Manhattan 

Engineering • FR 

ways to improve LEAD. 

"Frats get a bad rap for partying and drinking," he said. 
"To get rid of that, you need leadership skills, social skills and 
problem solving skills, and that's what LEAD is all about." 

Although he did not know about the program when he 
rushed Sigma Nu, Douglas Berry, freshman in open -option, 
said LEAD helped break the ice between new members at the 
beginning of the year. 

"The first couple of weeks it brought us together and we 
learned a lot about our pledge brothers through it," Berry 
said. "(LEAD) lets you know fraternities are serious and need 
leadership roles to run the house, they aren't just a place to 
party and have fun." 

While the program helped members in their daily 
schedules, it also proved to be beneficial to their future, 
Medina said. 

"Employers want to see employees have leadership skills," 
Medina said. "They will be valuable assets to the company. 
So people know it will help them out." 

428 People 

sigma nu 


Douglas Knipp Wichita 

Electrical Engineering • SO 

Kevin Krumholtz Richardson, Texas 

Open-Option • FR 

Craig Kruse Orlando, Fla. 

Business Administration • FR 

Shawn Lies Colwich, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

Shelby Lies Colwich, Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Adam Luck Liberal, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • SO 

Gary Mannebach Colby, Kan. 

Accounting • JU 

Alejandro Medina Junction City 

Mass Communication • JU 

Michael J. Meyer Wichita 

Engineering • SO 

Peter Miller Stanley, Kan. 

Biology • FR 

Isaac Norton Blair, Neb. 

Business Administration • SO 

Sean O'Brian Oakley, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Dan Patrick Wichita 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Andrew Pledge Overland Park, Kan. 

Secondary Education • JU 

Tyler Ryan Towanda, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 

Luck, sophomore in 
Gammill, freshman in 
journalism and mass 
Peter Miller, freshman 
in biology; Tyler Heil, 
freshman in business 
administration; Dan 
Patrick, freshman in 
journalism and mass 
communications, and 
John Kruse, freshman in 
business administration, 
put themselves in order 
from oldest to youngest 
with their eyes and 
mouths closed. 
— Photo by Emily Happer 

Greek Organization 429 

sigma nu 

JohnSchlick Colby, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SR 

Ryan Schoonover Olathe, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Daniel Siebert Southlake, Texas 

Business Administration • FR 

Benjamin Spall Olathe 

Open-Option • FR 

Steven Suellentrop Colwich, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Justin Tadtman Manhattan 

Business Administration • JU 

Christopher Tatman Coffeyville, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Alfred Toloza Overland Park, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • SO 

Jared Tremblay Saint Charles, Mo. 

Geography • SO 

Jason Tryon Topeka 

Management • JU 

Patrick Wertzberger Manhattan 

Accounting • JU 

Bryon Whitman Lenexa. Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

JohnWixson Olathe. Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SR 


Elijah Shackelford, senior 

in journalism and mass 

communications, reacts to 

magic performed by Devin 

Henderson, senior in family 

studies and human services, 

at the Wildcat World Tour 

Showcase in the K-State 

Student Union courtyard. "I've 

been doing magic since the 

fifth grade; it makes a good job 

and hobby," Henderson said. 

— Photo by Drew Rose 

430 People 

sigma phi epsilon 

j balancing act 

J Sig Ep coordinates homework, fraternity life, 
j^ campus activities to achieve high grades 

Derrick Brouhard had a full plate during his K- State semester so he did not have to depend on his finals. 
career - "The trick is you build up points as you go," he said. "It's 

A member of Sigma Phi Epsilon and senior in electrical not realistic to do well on five tests in one week." 
engineering, Brouhard also completed the honors program, Brouhard said he planned to study two hours a day, tried 

served as an ambassador for the College of Engineering, to keep his weekends open for social activities when possible 

participated in Navigators Bible study, held an office in the and only took classes required for his degree, 
engineering honors fraternity, Tau Beta Pi, and tutored other Steven Warren, professor of electrical and computer engi- 

engineering students. neering, taught Brouhard when he took Linear Systems. 

In addition, Brouhard graduated in four years and main- "He did exceptional work," Warren said. "He didn't come 

tained a high grade point average. up with questions unless he had thought about the material 

"He immediately popped into my head (as an exceptional thoroughly. His work was consistently good, which shows 

undergraduate student) ," James Franko, Sig Ep president and good management skills." 

junior in business administration, said. "He's in the top of his Warren said a student involved in several extracurricular 

class. He volunteers for everything he can in the house and activities who still maintained a high GPA is uncommon, 

helps with new members." and usually only four or five students with Brouhard 's GPA 

Brouhard served as assistant house manager and vice graduated each semester, 
president of finance during his active membership at Sig Ep. "It is rare for somebody who is so involved in extracurricu- 

He said the secret to staying on top of all his classes while lar activities to do so well, but we do have some good students 

so involved was prioritizing and working hard throughout the here," Warren said. "It certainly doesn't happen every day." 

Henry Alberg Olathe, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Dustin Bates Topeka 

Communication Sciences and Disorders • JU 

Justin Beins Baldwin City, Kan. 

.-.- . , •• • , i .--, , ■ Horticulture • SO 

K : '"' • JohnBrockus Olathe, Kan. 

Horticulture • SO 
r* ,' !h' • ' ■ i \ ^ >" '■ Derrick Brouhard Tbpeka 

DrewBures Richmond, Kan. 

Physics • JU 

Matthew Buzan Merriam, Kan. 

Business Adminstration • FR 

Brian M. Coleman Valley Falls, Kan. 

Business Adminstration • SO 

,,,i ' /\ .- x. . CollinCurry Lenexa, Kan. 

^^M ^^^^_ Hfai Environmental Design • FR 

/ 'MJ'.^B [^ I K^ H Jeremy Dickerson Oakley, Kan. 

H|§!mI ' I ' Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

■Pi I 

Trent Dunaway Overland Park, Kan. 

i /-.■_.--■■ ;•; Civil Engineering • FR 

Keith Falkner Lenexa, Kan. 

Geology SO 

I : . ! '.*■-■' " '" DerekFerrell Topeka 

Business Adminstration • SO 

— t ( '■'', >■ / ■ ■ " \ -"" ! William Flavell Papillion, Neb. 

d^B'iT ^Hm! ^fl j • I ^fl^^. ^|M^ ! ^S^^. ■ '^^ft Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

mU F M^,' J !| '*' J/ 7 '. !|.- ■•'•'^^ii^^ I 1^, ^B Lindsborg, Kan. 

^B/W^| ^K:\\VI Bk^^^^ft Engineering • JU 

Greek Organization 


sigma phi epsilon 

James Franko Stilwell, Kan. 

Business Adminstration • JU 

Steven Gass Wichita 

Open-Option • FR 

Dustin Gill Lee's Summit, Mo. 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

E. Charles Hageman IX Stockton, Kan. 

Business Adminstration • SR 

Andrew Hamor Coldwater, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Christopher Heck Overland Park, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SO 

Brian Hodes Rockaway, N.J. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Darren Hollander Salina, Kan. 

Sceondary Education • SO 

Anthony Jacobs Wichita 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • FR 

Stephen Jacoby Kansas City, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Jeffrey Kurdziel Topeka 

Finance • JU 

Thomas Lemon Olathe, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Tonv Line Hutchinson, Kan. 

Pre-Health • SO 

Erik Luebker Fort Riley, Kan. 

Business Adminstration • FR 

Ross McDonald Belleville, Kan. 

Business Adminstration • FR 

KyleMcGinty Derby, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • FR 

Keith Montgomery Manhattan 

Business Adminstration • SO 

Sol Pettit-Scott Manhattan 

Chemical Engineering • SR 

John Pierron Shawnee, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

G. Bradley Raymond Andover, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Deston Rizzo Hutchinson, Kan. 

Business Adminstration • SO 

Jeremy Saunders Eureka, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • FR 

Scott Schnabel Bucyrus, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Brian Seaton Shawnee, Kan. 

Mathematics • SO 

Benjamin Staley Olathe, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Mark Stamper Plainville, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Kevin Steele Lenexa, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Travis Swanson McPherson, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Brian Tadtman Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • FR 

Jeff Vanderhagen Shawnee, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

Roy Wendt 
Brandon Williams 

432 People 

tau kappa epsilon 

by Matt Gorney ™ and Erin Lewis 

Renovation of chapter house welcome after 
fund-raising projects, member contributions 

THIRTY-THREE YEARS after original construction, the 
Tau Kappa Epsilon house was gutted and remodeled. 

Located at 1516 N. Manhattan Ave., the expected project 
completion was August 2004. 

"It's a $1.7-million renovation," Brandon Buschart, 
sophomore in business administration, said. "We're re - doing 
the whole inside." 

Eric Westerman, president and senior in architecture, 
said the majority of funds for the project came from alumni, 
while active members increased monthly bills for three years 
to contribute to the renovation. 

"We just felt like we needed to keep up with the other 
houses on campus," Westerman said, "We know, in order to 
keep competitive, we have to stay up-to-date." 

Before the renovation, sleeping and studying rooms were 
restricted to two men. The first priority was to expand the 
rooms to accommodate four men each. 

"There will be four- men study rooms connected to a four- 
men sleeping area," Brad Simmons, sophomore in journalism 
and mass communications, said. "And, eventually, the entire 
house will be wired with ethernet." 

Although remodeling started with individual rooms, the 
plan included improvements in the bathrooms, basement, 
kitchen and formal living room. They also planned to turn the 
entryway toward the parking lot for better accessibility. 

"It looks great," Westerman said, "It has changed quite a 
bit and looks more like an apartment complex, or even a hotel, 
instead of a frat house." 

Justin Baker Long Lake, Minn. 

Open-Option • FR 

Judd Bauer Burdett, Kan. 

Chemistry • SR 

Dustin Boley Mankato, Kan. 

Management • JU 

Andrew Boswell Kensington, Kan. 

Sociology • JU 

Brandon Buschart Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Justin Carson Leon, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Caleb Cox Long Island, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Jeffrey Curry Lenexa, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Randy Eilert Beloit, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

Tyler Flora Quinter, Kan. 

Computer Science • SO 

Vanndy Frieden Hazelton, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

David Fuller Beloit, Kan. 

Kinesiology • JU 

Christopher Gasken Junction City 

Business Administration • SO 

Darren Gfeller Chapman, Kan. 

Agriculture • SO 

Zach Gregoire Garden City, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

JaredHager Wakeeney, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 
Jon Hjetland Everest, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

James Holder La Junta, Colo. 

Political Science • FR 

Jason Lane Wichita 

Industrial Engineering • JU 
Steven Lehwald Sabetha, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Greek Organization 


tau kappa epsilon 

Nicholas Luke Beloit, Kan. 

Biology • FR 

Jonathan Maldonado Manhattan 

Business Administration • FR 

Lucas Manning Kansas City, Mo. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Gabriel Markley Leawood. Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Isaac Mishler Sabetha, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Jason Nadler Overland Park, Kan. 

Marketing • SR 

Brad Pruitt Beloit, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Jeremy Quint Northfield, Minn. 

Open-Option • SO 

Tyler Rouse Dodge City, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Tyler Rutschman Dodge City, Kan. 

Engineering • FR 

Daniel Sheely Lawrence 

Secondary Education • SO 

Cody Showalter Ottawa, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • JU 

Bradley Simmons Overland Park, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Daniel Tramp Sabetha, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Nicholas Traugott Marquette, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

NealTroyer Altamont, Kan. 

Biological and Agricultural Engineering • SR 

Eric S. Westerman Omaha, Neb. 

Architecture • SR 

Eric Wood Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Gage Zierlein Smith Center, Kan. 

Finance • JU 

Steele Zierlein Smith Center, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SO 


Caleb Cox, freshman 

in pre-health, plays 

basketball with friends 

in the parking lot of 

Tau Kappa Epsilon. 

Renovations of the 

chapter house began 2002 

and included, among 

other things, moving 

the house's entryway 

to face the parking lot 

for better accessibility. 

"There's no construction 

over the school year," 

Eric Westerman, senior in 

architecture, said. "It really 

hasn't inconvenienced us 

that much." — Photo by 

Kelly Glasscock 

434 People 

theta xi 

by ileiiee McDaniel 

talent for listening 

Fraternity members turn to house mother for advice 

D LAUNDRY or the dishes, but Theta Xi "A house mother needs to be outgoing, easy to talk to, 

house mother Alberta Lallak always had time to listen. willing to sacrifice a certain amount of privacy and time and 

"Mom Lallak makes sure everyone talks to her," John also able to voice concerns with college students," he said. 
Keller, senior in management, said. "She goes out of her way Because Theta Xi was a wet house, there were some 

to make people feel comfortable and at home." issues about drinking and responsibility among the men in 

Lallak regularly made her presence felt around the house, the house. 
She attended house intramural events and occasionally went "The fact that it is a wet house doesn't bother me," Lallak 

out with the guys for drinks. said. "They are going to drink sometime, I might as well have 

"Our last house mom was not quite as bubbly," Keller them drink here. We have only had positive experiences with 

said. "Mom Lallak is just out of her shell more. She is really alcohol." 
like a mom. ' Along with keeping a watchful eye and an open ear, 

Finding someone to be responsible for the actions of a Lallak 's duties included kitchen management, 
greek house could be a tedious process, Jarrod Reimer, senior "She orders the food and then I put it away," said Keller, 

in architectural engineering, said. who served as kitchen manager for the house. "She is easy to 

"When selecting a house mother, the most important work with and really organized, which helps out a lot." 
thing to realize is that you will be living with her for the next Reimer said being a house mother was not for everyone, 

year," Reimer said. "With this in mind, it is crucial that she In fact, many would not be up to the challenge, but Lallak 

possesses a personality that matches well with the fraternity's seemed to be made for the position, 
character. "This is my first year as a house mother — I just wanted a 

Reimer said Lallak fulfilled many of the requirements a change," Lallak said. "These are positive kids and it has made 

house mother should. it a positive experience. I have got the best group of guys." 

Alberta Lallak Manhattan 

House Mother 

Kane Adams Hillsboro, Kan. 

Business Administration • JU 

Brett Beem Wamego 

Industrial Engineering • SO 

^gft^jL. l ^M 1 *- ^ . J^ - ' W Derek Carlson Lyons, Kan. 

M] ^BjH^. Wm A ^^,. ^^B. «&BUfel Elemenl.iivl'<lu<.il 

■ M Blllfl Hfl ^ I! Branden Comfort Minneapolis, Kan. 

■■/M ■!' A j ■& <hH Pre-Health • FR 

i/i ii : An 

BJHBJ Brandon Deiter Sabetha, Kan. 

jj£|||i Business Administration • FR 

Stephen Eilert Beliot, Kan. 

| I Biology • SO 

- \ #*> ^pl Travis Fincham Frankfort, Kan. 

"■'' i \"^ ~ | l^~/ History* SO 

■ ' '''- ®W' A. ^ SwVJ Jonathan Foerschler Minneapolis, Kan. 

^■■k ,^*^9k >B^^ Open-Option • FR 

\ M I fl| ■V/H A Tannel Frederi< k Sabetha, Kan. 

! '^H j I Br \9| |9a Architectural Engineering • FR 

^j^~" A JKL^y k v A.^ ~J Biological and Agricultural Engineering • SR 

Greek Organization 


theta xi 

Aaron Kaus Manhattan 

Biology • JU 

John Keller Pratt, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Matthew Larosh Overland Park, Kan. 

Biology • FR 

Darren Mann Waterville, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Dustin Maschmeier Blue Rapids, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • FR 

Mark McFadden Andale, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Matthew McFadden Andale, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Glen McMurry.. 

Pretty Prairie, Kan. 

Political Science • JU 

Matthew Myers Manhattan 

Business Administration • SO 

Aaron Noll Hiawatha, Kan. 

Architecture • SO 

Byron Noll Hiawatha, Kan. 

Civil Engineering • SO 

Michael Noll Hiawatha, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Clifford Olander Little River, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • FR 

Seth Oliphant Dodge City, Kan. 

Biology* JU 

Ben Reed Lyons, Kan. 

Political Science • SR 

Jarrod Reimer Beatrice, Neb. 

Architectural Engineering • SR 

Tyson Richardson Hutchinson, Kan. 

Life Sciences • SR 

Phillip Ryan Manhattan 

Journalism and Mass Communications • JU 

Ryan Schletzbaum Hutchinson, Kan. 

Psychology • SR 

Justin Sextro Everest, Kan. 

Sociology • FR 

Brett Speaks Troy, Kan. 

Computer Science • SR 

RyanStephans Wichita 

Secondary Education • JU 

Ryan Tomilinson Toronto 

Finance • JU 

Brandon Walker Tonganoxie, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • SR 

Grant Wiens Hillsboro, Kan. 

Accounting • JU 

Andrew Wilcox Little River, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • FR 

Ryan Young Effingham, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • SR 

Jarod Zabel Westmoreland, Kan. 

Biology • SO 

Marshal Zabel Westmoreland, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 


with Christmas carols 

by the women of Delta 

Delta Delta, Dustin 

Maschmeier, freshman in 

civil engineering, waves 

goodbye. "I was kind of 

surprised," Maschmeier 

said. "I was the first one 

down there, and everyone 

was singing to me." The 

Tri-Delts caroled to the 

neighboring greek house 

as part of their Christmas 

party. — Photo by 

Matt Stamey 

436 People 





twice more 

Fraternity members double their numbers by initiating 
6 brothers, increasing recruitment tactics 

Initiating six men resulted in Triangle more than doubling 
its total membership. 

With 11 members, Triangle became more involved on 
campus, said Aaron Fish, pledge educator and senior in hotel 
and restaurant management. 

"It lets us do things we couldn't do in the past," Fish said. 
"We actually did a philanthropy this semester." 

Each active member worked hard recruiting pledges, 
Fish said. 

"It is nice to know the hard work we put into recruitment 
was successful," he said. "(The best part) is seeing the 
excitement about the positive direction things are going." 

Tom Ball, senior in mechanical engineering, said the 
fraternity used university- sponsored activity fairs for 
recruitment. He also said word of mouth helped. 

"It gives us a lot more opportunities," Ball said. "We want 
to stay a viable organization and having the old guys doesn't 
just give us that much of an opportunity." 

A higher number of activities between actives and pledges 
became a reality. 

"We were able to do more projects like the flag football," 
Ball said. "If you only had five guys, it would make for a pretty 
disappointing game." 

Anthony Grabitz, freshman in mechanical engineering, 
said the small fraternity fit him well and allowed for greater 

"I joined because they're a group of people who think 
in a similar fashion as I do — a group of people I can relate 
to." Grabitz said. "It is great because it gives each of us an 
opportunity to be involved with the group as far as committee 
positions go. It's kind of hard to do that with a large group." 

Grabitz said he first heard about Triangle from a friend 
and came to like the group and its policies. 

"They want to see us get involved in something," he said. 
"Each member tries their hardest to help each other member 

Tom Ball Great Bend, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

Alexander Darby Topeka 

Civil Engineering • SR 

Aaron Fish Manhattan 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SR 

EricGoff Ensign, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

Matthew H. Jones Shawnee Mission, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • SR 

Greek Organization 


amstutz - peake 

Bradford Amstutz Beatrice, Neb. 

Airway Science • SR 

Stuart Bachamp Manhattan 

Electronic Engineering Technology • SR 

Ben Barnes Salina, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering Technology • SO 

Rochelle Baum Salina, Kan. 

Public Health Nutrition • SO 

Dustin Bell Salina. Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering Technology • SO 

Adam Bellerive Salina, Kan. 

Electronic Engineering Technology • FR 

Randall Buchanan Minneola, Kan. 

Airway Science • SR 

Galen Camp Hesston, Kan. 

Airway Science • SR 

Matthew Diederich Roeland Park, Kan. 

Airway Science • SR 

Eric Dodder Salina, Kan. 

Computer Science Technology • SR 

Nathan Goetz Great Bend, Kan. 

Construction Engineering Technology • SO 

David Goll Emporia, Kan. 

Airway Science • SR 

Kevin Gorman Hoisington, Kan. 

Computer Science Technology • JU 

Nathan C. Gorrell Centerville, Kan. 

Airway Science • SO 

Logan Harding Wakeeney, Kan. 

Computer Science Technology • JU 

Diane Haynes Salina, Kan. 

Applied Business • SR 

Daniel Hewes Ingalls, Kan. 

Airway Science • SR 

Paul Homan Topeka 

Mechanical Engineering Technology • SO 

Brice Hultgren White City, Kan. 

Airway Science • SR 

Amber Hutchinson Hutchinson, Kan. 

Airway Science • FR 

Dustin Karlin Victoria, Kan. 

Computer Science Technology • FR 

Dustin Krug McPherson, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering Technology • JU 

Matthew Kvacik Salina, Kan. 

Applied Business • JU 

Heath Larson Marquette, Kan. 

Professional Pilot • FR 

Karl Lindblom Salina, Kan. 

Electronic Engineering Technology • SR 

Kyle Mallory Hutchinson, Kan. 

Airway Science • SR 

Dennis McMurray lola, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering Technology • FR 

Alan McQueen Hiawatha, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering Technology • SO 

Nancy Milleret Linwood, Kan. 

Airway Science • FR 

Marimar Molina Salina, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Mark Newell Salina, Kan. 

Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology • FR 

Mitchell Ochs Grainfield, Kan. 

Airway Science • JU 

Kelsey Osborne Blue Rapids, Kan. 

Airway Science • JU 

Dustin M. Osburn Hutchinson. Kan. 

Airway Science • JU 

John Peake Belleville, Kan. 

Airway Science • JU 

438 People 

phillips - von ahlefeldt 

Jeremy Phillips Marshall, Mo. 

Airway Science • FR 

William L. Ramsey Bushton, Kan. 

Computer Science Technology • JU 
RyanReid Wichita 

Airway Science • FR 
Patrick Rinearson Olathe, Kan. 

Airway Science • SO 

Thomas G. Roberts Phillipsburg. Kan. 

Technology Management • SR 

m J 

John Saindon Derby, Kan. 

Computer Science Technology • FR 

Robert Sanders Liberty, Mo. 

Airway Science • JU 

Bryon Shields Udall, Kan. 

Airway Science • FR 

Seth Short Burrton, Kan. 

Ifah Airway Science • JU 

Zachary Smith Salina, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering Technology • SO 

Jared Stubblefield Marshall, Mo. 

Airway Science • FR 

Nicholas Sulzen Shawnee, Kan. 

Computer Information Systems • SR 

Brandon Vavra Pierce, Neb. 

Airway Science • SR 

Grant Von Ahlefeldt Colorado Springs, Colo. 

Airway Science • FR 

of the Kansas Nebraska 
Conference, Tom 
Schmieding, junior in 
airway science, talks about 
rules and regulations. 
KANNEB, a Residence Halls 
Association leadership 
conference, brought 
schools from both states 
to Salina to share ideas 
and programs that have 
worked at their schools to 
build leadership. — Photo 
by Matt Stamey 



abbo - branch 

Andrew Abbo Wamego 

Veterinary Medicine • V3 

Lisa Abbo Wamego 

Veterinary Medicine • V3 

Copper Aitken-Palmer Overland Park, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

AmyAlbers Denton, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Aubrey Alfaro Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V3 

KelliAlmes Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Laura Andray Perrysburg. Ohio 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Lindsay Andray Perrysburg, Ohio 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Robert Arbo Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Christopher Scott Bailey Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Alicia Bangert Diller, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Jamie Barclay Prairie Village, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Lynn Batenhorst Omaha, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Anne Bayer Jacksonville, Fla. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Stasia Bembenek Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Samantha Berge Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Christopher Blevins Highland, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Ronald Boyd Chino Hills, Calif. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Jeffrey Brakenhoff Columbus, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

William Branch Baxley, Ga. 

Veterinary Medicine • V3 


Jennifer D'Agostino, 

veterinary medicine 

teaching hospital intern, 

and Rozalland Pineda, 

fourth year student, 

check the underside of a 

pygmy marmoset during 

a physical. The zoo and 

exotic rotation for the 

students was three weeks 

long. "Three weeks is 

great," David Balderamm, 

fourth year student said, 

"but it's definitely not 

enough." — Photo by 

Matt Stamey 


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brault - halstead 

Benjamin Brault Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 
Tirsten Brockmeier Eustis, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 
Ann Brown Overland Park, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V3 
Dale Brown Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 
Rebecca Bryant Washington, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Emily Buhr Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 
Kevin Cain Miller, S.D. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Nicole Caraway Cypress, Calif. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 
Karel Camohan Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 
Rebecca Carpenter Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Jean Anne Cauwenbergh Jefferson City, Mo. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 
KimathiChoma Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 
AmyCink Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 
JuanColom Gainsville, Fla. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 
TeriCoon Amenia, NY. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Kevin Cooper Chanute, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Dustin Crist Scott City, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 
TarrieCrnic Russell, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 
Naomi Dean AltaVista, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

MarcDicarlo Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Aaron Dunn Humboldt, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Trent Eddy Topeka 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 
Beth Erickson Clay Center, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 
Tara Fanning Haigler, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Michael Faurot Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Matthew Fehr Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 
Ashley Feinberg Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 
Teresa Finley Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Jennifer Finnegan Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 
Rachel Fleischacker Ralston, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Gregory Ford Millican, Texas 

Veterinary Medicine • V3 
Joshua Freng Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 
Heather Gill Binghamton, N.Y. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Shelly Gissler Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 
Marie Goatley Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Michael Goldstein Toronto 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Janey Gordon Valley Falls, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Jason Grady Chanute, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Jeffery Graham Belden, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Jenny Halstead Wamego 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Veterinary Medicine 


hanzlicek - kirkham 


Manhattan, Mark Scott 

checks in Jake, a dog 

Wildcat Express picked up 

in Wichita. Wildcat Express 

traveled to different cities 

and picked up animals 

that needed care and 

took them to the College 

of Veterinary Medicine 

Teaching Hospital to 

receive help. "It's different 

working on the animals, 

because you don't get to 

talk to the owner face to 

face," Carin Ramsel, fourth 

year student, said. "It is 

more relaxing though, 

because you know they'll 

be therefor at least a 

couple days." — Photo by 

Matt Stamey 

Andrew Hanzlicek Caldwell, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Frances Hardzinski Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Erica Hartmann Lincoln, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Cassi Haslett Syracuse, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Melissa Hatheway Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Amber Herron Ottawa, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Lisa Hess Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Sarah Hicks Wichita 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Amy Highbarger Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Janelle Hodgson Scammon, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Jennifer Hruby Ord, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Kerri Hudson Stilwell, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Gregory Jackson San Diego 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Melissa James Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V3 

Shawn Jensen Saint George, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Heather A. Jones Elkton, S.D. 

Veterinary Medicine • V3 

Stephanie Jones Lincoln, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Kelly Jordan Coleridge, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Melody Kaliff Saint George, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Ronald Kaptur Germantown, M.D. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

W. Michael Karlin Columbus, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Colleen Kelly Fair Oaks, Calif. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Kristin Kesler Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Sarah Ketterl Herndon, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Kimberly Kirkham Valley Falls, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

442 People 

kiser - mendoza 

Jason Kiser Wichita 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Ryan Koch Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 
Shelley Knudsen Hastings, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V3 
Anna Lear White Cloud, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V3 
David Lee Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Christopher M. Lewis Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

M. Scott Likins Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

William Little Valley, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

AmyLomas Dennis, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Daniel Longfellow Broken Bow, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Todd Longfellow Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 
Karen Lovelace Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V3 
Rebecca Lu Lawrence 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 
Bradley Luebbe Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 
CalistaMalek Long Island, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Christopher Marion Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 
Heather Martin Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 
Jesica Martin Olathe, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Philip Martin Potomac, M.D. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 
KerinMcClain Athens, Ohio 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Brandy McGreer-Whitworth Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Brian McLaughlin Abeline, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 
Stacy McReynolds Wichita 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 
Tammy Mendes Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 
Richard Mendoza Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V3 

MARMOSET, Jennifer 
DAgostino, veterinary 
medicine teaching 
hospital intern, monitors 
the monkey's breathing 
during a physical at 
Sunset Zoological Park. 
Verterinary medicine 
students took care of 
zoo animals at Sunset 
Zoo, Rolling Hills refuge 
in Salina, Kan; and the 
Topeka Zoo during their 
three-week zoo and 
exotic animal rotation. 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

Veterinary Medicine 443 

mikos - swist 

Leslie Mikos Eskridge, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Ralph Millard Junction City 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Jennifer L. Miller Wamego 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Kelly Miller Derby, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Meghan Minor San Marcos, Texas 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Monica Moore Douglass, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Solene Moreton San Jose, Calif. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Kathryn Morton North Newton, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Katherine Mountain Saint George, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V3 

John Nelson Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V3 

David Newby Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Matthew Nichols Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Shelley Noeller Fredonia, Kan, 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Kristine Norris Riley, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Ann Otto Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Christina Peters Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Rosalind Pineda Havre De Brace, M.D. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Renee Pohlmann Fairbury, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Nicole L. Porter Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Kendell Powell Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Carin Ramsel Saint Paul, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Stephanie Roach Overland Park, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Emmy Rottinghaus Seneca, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Christine Rotunno Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Jennifer Rowan Mills, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Jason Rucker Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Jorge Schauman Dietrich Paraguay 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Katherine Schreurs Belvue, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V3 

Patricia Schroeder Council Grove, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V2 

Heather Schulte Overton, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Amanda Seyb Manter, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Margaret Sheriff Alta Vista, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Jessica Shorey Lincoln, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Masie Siepel Lordsburg, N.M. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Joseph Sipe Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Nathan S. Smith Osborne, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Kari Springstead Holton, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Andrew Streiber Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Jeremy Stuart Nebraska City, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Shannon Swist Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

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Karen Shane and Jennifer 
D'Agostino, veterinary 
medicine teaching 
hospital interns, complete 
observations at Sunset 
Zoological Park. "We 
provide all the veterinary 
care for Sunset, Rolling 
Hills (Zoo), andTopeka 
(Zoo)," D'Agostino said. 
"Every week, students go 
to all three zoos." She said 
students provide annual 
exams, administer preven- 
tative medicine, and deal 
with any sick animals in 
the collections. — Photo 
by Matt Stamey 

Sarah Tebbe Hastings, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Kevin Thiele Saint George, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Amy Thompson Beloit, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Calvin Tolstedt Alliance, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Michele Toomoth Anaheim, Calif. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Ingrid Trevino Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 
Donna Troyer Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 
Adina Walker Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 
Kari Wallentine Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Kami Warden Saint George, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Aaron White Kingsdown, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V3 

Ted White Wakefield, R.I. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 
Nathan Wienandt Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

EricWika Osage City, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 
Tanja Winkler Asbury Park, N.J. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Tiffany Wolters Overland Park, Kan. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Denise Woods Manhattan 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Lynde Wright Cortland, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V3 

KeriWulf Red Cloud, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

Jeremy Young Pierce, Neb. 

Veterinary Medicine • V1 

Michelle Zoryan Tarzana, Calif. 

Veterinary Medicine • V4 

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Scott M. Ackerman Garden City, Kan. 

Chemical Science • JU 

Nikki Adams Wichita 

Sociology • SR 

Sarah Albrecht Dodge City, Kan. 

Open-Option • SP 

Sara Alcorn Kansas City, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Billy Alexander Wichita 

Computer Science • SR 

Haven Alford Lawrence 

Architectural Engineering • SR 

Justin Allen McCune, Kan. 

Psychology • SR 

Matthew Aller Hiawatha, Kan. 

Agronomy • SR 

Kristin Altwegg Oak Hill, Kan. 

Food Science and Industry • SR 

Jason A. Anderson Lansing, Kan. 

Kinesiology • SR 

Robert J. Anderson Rolla, Kan. 

Physics • SR 

Fernando Andrade Leawood, Kan. 

Marketing • SR 

Christopher Archer Derby, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • SR 

Jamie Armstrong Manhattan 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

Sarah Ashley Pratt, Kan. 

Political Science • JU 

Anne Baade New Town, Conn. 

Interior Architecture • SR 

Heidi Bailey Mayetta, Kan. 

Agribusiness • SR 

Bethany Baker Council Grove, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Corey Bandel Manhattan 

Architectural Engineering • SR 

Laura Bartels Inman, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SR 


Joshua Eilert, senior 

in marketing, waits for 

Christopher Braley, senior 

in construction science 

and management, to 

bring his bike down the 

steps of their house on 

Denison Avenue, Sept. 

2. Eilert, Braley and Matt 

Holopirek, senior in civil 

engineering, chose to 

ride bikes rather than 

stay home with their 

roommate and watch 

the USC versus Auburn 

football game. "It was a 

long day of just sitting 

around the house 

relaxing," Eilert said. "So 

we decided to get some 

physical activity and just 

head around town for a 

bike ride." — Photo by 

Matt Stamey 

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April Blackmon, graduate 
student in journalism and 
mass communications, 
cools off one Sunday 
afternoon in late August. 
Students took advantage 
of the stream to swim in 
and have a good time. 
"We went there for one 
last fun time before school 
started," Blackmon said. 
— Photo by Drew Rose 

Pamela Bearth Derby, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • JU 

Aaron Beaton Scott City, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • GM 

Kristen Bechard McLouth, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Andrew Beck Kansas City, Mo. 

Business Administration • JU 

Danielle Bega-Silva Junction City 

Social Work • SO 

Christine Bell Morland, Kan. 

Secondary Education • JU 

Devon Bell Kansas City, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

EmilyS. Benson Hiawatha, Kan. 

Sociology • SR 

Brian Berry Manhattan 

Regional and Community Planning • GM 

AndyBiery Olathe, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

John Blessing Shawnee, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • GM 

Mako Blevens Wichita 

Mass Communication • JU 

Wendy Boberg Lampasas, Texas 

Statistics • GM 

Chad Bontrager Holton, Kan. 

Milling Science and Management • SR 

Christina Borhani Manhattan 

Electrical Engineering • SO 

Christopher Borhani Manhattan 

Finance • JU 

Crystal Borhani Manhattan 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Leah Boeschling Clay Center, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

AlenaBosse Onaga, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • SR 

Ryan Bowden Olathe, Kan. 

Management • SR 

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Brandon Bowers Abilene, Kan. 

Biology • SR 

Sharon Boyer Olathe, Kan. 

Music Education • SR 

Kimberley Brandt Olathe, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SO 

Brent Brashear Belle Plain, Kan. 

Sociology • SR 

Kasey Brown Pratt, Kan. 

Social Science • SR 

Dustin Brownlee Harveyville, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • SR 

Rebecca Bruna Manhattan 

Management Information Systems • SR 

William Buchholz Ellsworth, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Corie Burditt Ness City, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Bridget Burke Jetmore. Kan. 

Marketing • SR 

Jamie Burkholder Topeka 

Social Science • SR 

Thane Buss Oxford, Kan. 

Agronomy • SR 

Danny Callahan Manhattan 

Pre-Health • SR 

Carolyn Campbell Overland Park, Kan. 

Interior Architecture • SR 

Lee Capes Olathe, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Lucas Carlson Lincolnville, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SR 

TamaraCates Claflin, Kan. 

Kinesiology • JU 

Emily Cherry Roeland Park, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Derek Chiarelli Newton, Kan. 

Sociology • SR 

AdamChilds Olathe, Kan. 

Computer Science • SR 

Steven Clark Dighton, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • SO 

Michelle dayman Hutchinson, Kan. 

Management • SR 

TeenaClincy Dallas 

Finance • SR 

Derrick Cline Hutchinson. Kan. 

Sociology • GM 

RyanCloyd Fort Collins, Colo. 

Pre-Psychology • SO 

Sharon Combes Lebo, Kan. 

Agribusiness • SR 

Jeremy Combs Wichita 

Industrial Engineering • SR 

Stephanie Conrad Jefferson, Mo. 

Interior Architecture • JU 

Daniel Cork Wichita 

Mass Communication • SO 

Sadie Corker Shawnee, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • SR 

Allison Crawford Olathe, Kan. 

Psychology • SR 

AkuaCrum Eudora, Kan. 

Psychology • SR 

Nathan Dahlgren Manhattan 

Animal Sciences and Industry • FR 

Evangeline Danekas Frankfort, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Jonathan Dansel Jetmore, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Barbara Davidson Stilwell. Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Jancy Davis Wetmore, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Abraham Deaver Augusta, Kan. 

Open-Option • SO 

Collin Delker Salina, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • SR 

Melissa Denny Lenexa, Kan. 

Kinesiology • SR 

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ACTUAL jump, David 
Crippen, senior in 
marketing; Sydney 
Wigger, sophomore in 
open-option, and James 
L. Hodgson, junior in 
agronomy, practice 
their form for leaving 
the airplane during their 
parachute class April 2. 
The class consisted of one 
three-hour lecture Friday 
and a morning full of 
drills on Saturday before 
jumping from the plane 
Saturday afternoon. 
— Photo by Matt Stamey 

Audrey Diehl 

Lee Ann Dillbeck.. 
Jill Dodd 

Timothy Doty, II.... 
Jeanel Drake 

Garden City, Kan. 

Human Ecology • SR 
Shawnee, Kan. 

Humanities • SR 
Saint Francis, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 
Oklahoma City 

Accounting • SR 

Merriam, Kan. 

Mass Communication • JU 

Chad Duckers Prairie Village, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Megan Dunning Chanute, Kan. 

Human Ecology • SR 

Sarah Eaverson Olathe, Kan. 

Music Education • JU 

Carrie C. Edmonds Berryton, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SR 

Melia Eiland Rolla, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Andrew Elmore Manhattan 

Geography • GM 

Peter Elsasser Olathe, Kan. 

Political Science • JU 

Tyler Emery Tonganoxie, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • SR 

Teresa Erickson Clay Center, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Nick Ewing Napoleon, Mo. 

Interior Architecture • SR 

Susan Fabrey Overland Park, Kan. 

Psychology • SR 

M. Mechell Faircloth Ogden, Kan. 

Business Administration • FR 

Lorrie Ferdinand Reading, Kan. 

Agronomy • GM 

Joshua Fike Lawrence 

Computer Engineering • SO 

Bradley Firebaugh Overland Park, Kan. 

History • SR 

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the stage after the first 

round of Beauty on the 

Beach competition at 

Rusty's Last Chance. The 

competition included 

formal wear and swimsuit 

categories. Corey Dean, 

K-Rock disc jockey and 

competition emcee led 

the crowd in a toast to the 

contestants. — Photo by 

Matt Stamey 

Morgan Fisher Wichita 

Management • SR 

William Fogo Johnson, Kan. 

Recreation and Parks Administration • SR 

Bradley Foura Overland Park, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Natalie Francel Wichita 

Music Education • JU 

Steven Freund Shawnee, Kan. 

Psychology • SR 

Kari Frey Washington, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • SR 

Bobbi Frusher Jetmore, Kan. 

Milling Science and Management • SR 

Rebecca Gabbert Roeland Park, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • JU 

Lauren Gaddis Leawood. Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Valerie Gates Kansas City, Mo. 

Architecture • SR 

Jesse Gehrt Alma, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Lindsey Germer Grant, Neb 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Amber Gerstberger Deerfield, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Leronica Gigger Topeka 

Elementary Education • SO 

Kelly Glasscock Manhattan 

Mass Communication • SR 

Vicky Gomez Howard, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SR 

Clint Goodman Olathe, Kan. 

Management Information Systems • SR 

Mark Gordon Meriden, Kan. 

Curriculum and Instruction ■ GP 

Brent Gray Garden City, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Kelsey Gray Wichita 

Theater • SR 

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Jarred Green Paola, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • JU 

Kristin Gregory Overland Park, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Iris Groover Fort Riley, Kan. 

Pre-Psychology • SR 

Gina Grutzmacher Westmoreland, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 

Heather Hafner Kansas City, Kan. 

Apparel Marketing and Design • JU 

Dana Haley Paola, Kan. 

Accounting • SR 

Mathew Hallett Olathe, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Essence Halliburton Kansas City, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Tammy Hanks Overland Park, Kan. 

Human Ecology • SR 

Sarah Hanzlick Colby, Kan. 

Psychology • SR 

Jonathan Haritatos McPherson, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • SR 

Shannon Hartenstein Abilene, Kan. 

Agricultural Communication and Journalism • SR 

Lance Harter Colby, Kan. 

Chemical Engineering • SR 

Will Hartwich Wamego 

Agribusiness • SR 

Jason Haynes Saint Joseph, Mo. 

Geography • SR 

Casey Hetrick Topeka 

Chemical Engineering • SR 

Garth Highland Overland Park, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Janell Hill Scott City, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SR 

KiraHochman Geneseo, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Christopher Hoglund Kansas City, Mo. 

Geology • SR 

RESERVOIR, Joe Finney, 
freshman in food science 
and industry, assists Lisa 
Herlitz, freshman in food 
and nutrition-exercise 
science, in taking a fish off 
her hook, June 4. Tuttle 
Creek offered areas for 
fishing and other water 
sports. — Photo by 
Karen Mikols 

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Community, leadership emphasis cited as top reasons 
for living with Christian men, sharing faith 

3 AS an Icthus Christian Fellowship 
house evolved to Lighthouse for men interested in building 
and strengthening relationships with God and each other. 

"It is just a house full of Christian guys who like to 
throw parties," Matthew Lehrman, junior in management 
information systems, said. "It is just a big, fun house with 
a lot of guys and a great community but not a lot of formal 

The 14 residents of the Lighthouse took part in house 
meetings, spring formals and coffee houses. 

"We have live music and make coffee and baked goods," 
Isaac Dennis, senior in history, said. "We usually have over 
100 people come." 

Not all members were K- State students. Some attended 
Manhattan Christian College or worked in the community. 

"Basically, who lives here is whoever we find," Dennis said. 
"We are not popular enough that we can be selective." 

Luke Bogner, Lehrman's roommate and senior in electrical 
engineering, was a former member of Smith Scholarship 

"There is more control at a resident level," Bogner 
said. "We do things completely different from a leadership 

There were two leadership positions in the Lighthouse. 
The don was the liaison between the landlady and house 
members. The chaplain looked after the spiritual well-being 
of members. The chaplain also became a social chair who 
planned events throughout the year. 

"There are a lot of things that would be misunderstood 
about the Lighthouse," Bogner said about recruiting new 
members, "but it is truly formatted for a very narrow market 
with a strong emphasis on community." 


guests to show up for 

the coffeehouse, Luke 

Bogner, senior in electrical 

engineering, plays a guitar 

on the second floor of the 

Lighthouse while Isaac 

Dennis, senior in history 

and anthropology, brews 

coffee. "The coffeehouses 

are my favorite house 

function," Bogner said. 

— Photo by Karen Mikols 

coffeepot, Isaac Dennis, 
senior in history and 
anthropolgy, prepares for 
the coffeehouse event, 
held in the Lighthouse 
building. Visitors paid a 
few dollars at the door for 
live entertainment and 
beverages. — Photo by 
Karen Mikols 

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H, Dustin 

Maschmeier, freshman 

in civil engineering, 

competes in a tug of war 

contest at the Reserve 

Officers' Training Corps 

back-to-school meeting 

at City Park, Sept. 2. "The 

rules were two losses and 

you're out," Maschmeier 

said. "We got pulled 

over once and then we 

ended up winning." Nine 

teams competed in the 

tournament. — Photo by 

Jenny Braniff 

Tracy Hoisington Overland Park. Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • SR 

Mary Beth Hoke Manhattan 

Management Information Systems • SR 

Abigail Hollembeak Wichita 

Life Sciences • JU 

Amy Horgan Wheaton, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Nicole Hornbaker Copeland, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Matthew Hotard Wamego 

Finance • SR 

Sarah Houseman Eureka, Kan. 

Biology • SR 

Andrea Hufford Derby, Kan. 

Psychology • SR 

Joseph Huke Smithville, Mo. 

Information Systems • SR 

Amanda Hurley-Hedrick Parson, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

April Hyde Salina, Kan. 

Horticulture Therapy • SR 

Marshall Ice Barrington, III. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Erica Jacobs Towanda, Kan. 

Dietetics • SR 

Fletcher Jacobs Holton, Kan. 

Geography • SR 

Jessica Jewell Wamego 

Agriculture • SR 

Wenbo Jiang Yantai, China 

Plant Pathology • GP 

Vernyce Johnson Manhattan 

Information Systems • FR 

Jaime Joyce El Dorado, Kan. 

Accounting • JU 

Sai Kakuturu Nellore, India 

Chemical Engineering • GP 

Anton Kashshay Uzhgorod, Ukraine 

Economics • GM 

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Kurt Kathrens Holton, Kan. 

Agribusiness • SR 

Paul Kavich Fremont, Neb. 

Computer Science • SR 

SeanKeleher Haysville, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

Gina Kelly Phillipsburg, Kan. 

Accounting • JU 

Darcy Kemmis Pratt, Kan. 

Life Sciences • SR 

Justin Kenyon Hutchinson, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SO 

Katherine Ketchum Belleville, Kan. 

Marketing • JU 

Sarah Ketchum Belleville, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

April King Tecumseh, Kan. 

Kinesiology • SR 

Jason Kipp Parsons, Kan. 

Electrical Engineering • SR 

Kelli Klein Lenexa, Kan. 

Family Studies and Human Services • SR 

Kevin Kobylinski Overland Park, Kan. 

Fisheries and Wildlife Biology • SR 

Sadanand Kota Manhattan 

Computer Science • GM 

Nathan Krehbiel Kingman, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • JU 

KariKrier Claflin, Kan. 

Political Science • SR 

Kent Lacombe Manhattan 

History • GP 

Karen Lake Wamego 

Agricultural Economics • SR 

Jennifer Landsberg Leawood, Kan. 

Interior Architecture • SR 

October Lauffer Cedar Rapids, Iowa 

Elementary Education • SR 

Nicholas Leach De Soto, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • SR 

Lance Lehman Newton, Kan. 

Agriculture Education • JU 

Christian Lehr Manhattan 

Business Administration • SR 

Joseph Lesko Olathe, Kan. 

Information Systems • JU 

Daniel Levesque Fort Riley, Kan. 

Biology • JU 

Andrew Liebsch Atchison, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Kathia Nieves and Kirsten 
Sedlock, seniors in 
management, tailgate 
before the University 
of Southern California 
football game, Sept. 
21. The pair and their 
roommates wore masks to 
attract attention from the 
crowd. "My roommates 
just bought them," 
Sedlock said. "Some peple 
were laughing at us, but 
we were just drinking and 
having a good time." 
— Photo by 
Lindsey Bauman 

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ING tree limbs, Takeshi 
Tamura, graduate student 
in fine arts, works on a 
living sculpture designed 
by internationally known 
sculptor Patrick Dough- 
erty. The sculpture was 
built north of theMari- 
anna Kistler Beach Mu- 
seum of Art. "My sculptor 
instructor encouraged me 
to volunteer," Tamura said. 
"Plus I've done this type of 
work before in England." 
— Photo by Matt Elliott 

Josh Lilley Virgil. Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SR 

Johnathan Linder Riley, Kan. 

Computer Engineering • FR 

Craig Linot Rose Hill, Kan. 

Construction Science and Management • SR 

Nicole Lopez Junction City 

Management • SR 

Aaron Louderback Riverside, Calif. 

History • SR 

Jennifer Lowell Concordia, Kan. 

Biology • SR 

Sheena Lynch Hugoton, Kan. 

Sociology • SR 

Michael Madden Hoisington, Kan. 

Finance • SR 

Kashay Mahan Kansas City, Kan. 

Secondary Education • FR 

Katherine Maike Topeka 

Accounting • SR 

Lisa Maisch Overland Park, Kan. 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

Per Malm Manhattan 

Mass Communication • SR 

Jeffrey Mann Topeka 

Agronomy • SR 

Victoria Mariscal Hutchinson, Kan. 

Life Sciences • SR 

Paul Marksbury Olathe, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Toby Massenburg Lenexa, Kan. 

Kinesiology • SO 

Ziad Matta Manhattan 

Human Nutrition • GP 

Amber Mattke Andover, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

Ryan Mattke Andover, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Erin Matyak Topeka 

Marketing and International Business • SR 

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Melissa Maze Manhattan 

Family Studies and Human Services • GM 

James McCallie Edna, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • SR 

Ty McClellan Glasco, Kan. 

Horticulture • SR 

James McDaniel Manhattan 

Biology • SR 

Renee McDaniel Sharon Springs, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Jennifer McFarland Blue Springs, Mo. 

Architecture • SR 

Chris McMillon Manhattan 

Philosophy • SR 

Jamie McNeil Marysville, Kan. 

Social Work • SR 

Nicole McNeil Hays, Kan. 

Computer Science • JU 

Arielle McQueen Kechi, Kan. 

Sociology • JU 

Dorethea McQuilliam Manhattan 

Social Work • SR 

Nathan Meile Saint George, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SR 

Stephanie Meilleur Newton, Kan. 

Pre-Health • FR 

Jennifer Meyer Lee Summit, Mo. 

Fine Arts* SR 

Rosa Middlebrooks Fort Riley, Kan. 

Social Work • SR 

Karen Mikols Wichita 

Mass Communication • SR 

Matthew Mikus Andover, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • SR 

Drew Miller Salina, Kan. 

Biology • SR 

Jodie Miller Kansas City, Mo. 

Family Studies and Human Services • GM 

Elizabeth Mitchell Lenexa, Kan. 

Industrial Engineering • SR 

Adriana Molina Salina, Kan. 

Environmental Design • SO 

Cedrich Montgomery Lawrence 

Construction Science and Management • SR 

Angie Morgan Manhattan 

Open-Option • SO 

Charla Morgan Concordia, Kan. 

Business Administration • SO 

Joseph Mosley Huntsville, Ala. 

Biology • SR 

Craig Most Affton, Mo. 

Landscape Architecture • SR 

Thaddeus Murrell Junction City 

Management • SR 

Brady Myers Topeka 

Construction Science and Management • SR 

Abryn Neal Kansas City, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Eric Neal Winfield, Kan. 

Animal Sciences and Industry • SR 

Christine Nelson Manhattan 

Marketing • JU 

Julie A. Nelson Manhattan 

Marketing • JU 

Dustin Neuschafer Hutchinson, Kan. 

Hotel and Restaurant Management • SR 

Telisa New Topeka 

Mass Communication • SR 

Angela Nichols Wichita 

Kinesiology • SO 

Austin Nokes Great Bend, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • SR 

Nathan Oglesby Manhattan 

Computer Engineering • JU 

Wendy Orndorff Manhattan 

Elementary Education • SR 

Amber Orton Emporia, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • FR 

Lucas Palmquist Lindsborg, Kan. 

Horticulture • SR 

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Aaron Pennington Meade, Kan. 

Management Information Systems • SR 

Marilu Perez Fort Riley, Kan. 

Secondary Education • SR 

John Persley Topeka 

Regional and Community Planning • GM 

Ashley L. Peterson Spring Hill. Kan. 

Social Work • JU 

Kimberly Peterson Marysville, Kan. 

Modern Langauges • SO 

Aaron Pflughoft Hutchinson, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Sherice Phillips Topeka 

Sociology • SR 

Tanya Piper Hartford, Kan. 

Management • SR 

Aaron Plattner Lowell, Mich. 

Nutritional Sciences • SR 

Thomas Pollock Olathe, Kan. 

Mechanical Engineering • SO 

Lee Pond Manhattan 

Computer Science • SR 

Lindsay Porter Topeka 

Mass Communication • JU 

Matt Potchad Overland Park, Kan. 

Open-Option • JU 

Stephanie Powers Holcomb, Kan. 

Journalism and Mass Communications • SR 

Olivia Prouvost Leers, France 

Modern Langauges • GM 

Sandeep Pujar Manhattan 

Computer Science • GM 

Janae Putnam Hutchinson, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Chad Raile Saint Francis, Kan. 

Food and Nutrition - Exercise Science • SR 

Alyson Raletz Leavenworth, Kan. 

Mass Communication • SR 

Philip Randall Peabody, Kan. 

Humanities • SR 


Sarah Hedlund and 

Christian Bartlett enjoy 

each moment they can 

spend with each other. 

The couple became 

engaged Sept. 27 after 

only two -and -a -half 

months of dating. "Our 

philosophy is 'Why wait?' 

What's there to wait for?" 

Hedlund said. "There's no 

difference between five 

or six months or a year." 

— Photo by 

Nicole Donnert 

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Brandon Haynes, 
sophomore in pre-law, 
lays on a cardboard 
box, as Bonny Martens, 
sophomore in elementary 
education, talks with 
friends in City Park, 
during the last evening 
of Homeless 4 Hunger 
Oct. 10. Alpha Tau Omega 
organized the event 
to promote homeless 
awareness. "It was a good 
opportunity to help 
out for charity," Haynes 
said, "also to see how 
(homeless) live and what 
they go through." 
— Photo by 
Nicole Donnert 



Tanner Ratzlaff Hutchinson, Kan. 

Computer Science • SR 

David Razafsky Overland Park, Kan. 

Psychology • SR 

Maury Redman Lakewood, Wash. 

Political Science • SR 

Katrina Regehr lola, Kan. 

Dietetics • JU 

Kristen Regehr lola, Kan. 

Agricultural Economics • SO 

Jenny Reitz Oxford, Neb. 

Management • SR 

Sara Reppert Manhattan 

Nutritional Sciences • SR 

Jeffrey Rezac Manhattan 

Secondary Education • SR 

Jennifer Rezac Manhattan 

Mass Communication • SR 

Cody Richardson Shawnee, Kan. 

Economics • SR 

Dustan Ridder Leoti, Kan. 

Agronomy • SR 
Angela Ridgeway Topeka 

Elementary Education • SR 
Amy Riffel Abilene, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 
Neil Riley Geronimo, Okla. 

Computer Engineering • SR 
Kimberly Rogers Auburn, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Melissa Rogers Arkansas City, Kan. 

Elementary Education • SR 

Raymond Rogers Wichita 

Mechanical Engineering • SR 

William Rogers Paola, Kan. 

Social Science • SR 

Drew Rose Garden City, Kan. 

Architectural Engineering • SR 

Brady Rott Clay Center, Kan. 

Management Information Systems • SR 

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Burnside, senior in 
industrial engineering, 
drills a screw into a loft 
while Jeremy Quint, 
sophomore in open- 
option, holds a board in 
place. The two have been 
building and selling lofts 
out of Burnside's garage 
for two years. — Photo by 
Drew Rose 


and Quint finish assembly 

in Burside's driveway. "I 

have a pseudo shop in my 

garage," Burnside said. 

"Plenty of students came 

not knowing they would 

need one." For each loft, 

Burnside charged $120 

which included room 

installation. — Photo by 

Drew Rose 

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Experienced students offer ready-made lofts for hall residents 

PILES OF CUT WOOD, ready for assembly, sat in a garage one block 
from campus. 

Boone Burnside, senior in industrial engineering, had lofty goals for 
his small business. 

"It's kind of a little practice for entrepreneurship," Burnside said. "I'm 
doing it again next year. The money is good, it provides a service and I 
meet people." 

After building a loft for his sister, Burnside said he realized the demand 
for lofts. 

Burnside and friends built lofts for students living in the residence 
halls. Each loft cost $120, which included room installation. 

"We started a week before students got here," he said. "I had people 
stopping in and checking in on their way into town." 

Burnside received 64 loft orders. Jeremy Quint, sophomore in open- 
option and a former roommate of Burnside, helped with construction. 

"I have to give Boone all the credit though," Quint said. "It was all 
Boone's idea first. We learned about business more than anything." 

He said parents, especially fathers, were pleased to find lofts for sale. 

"Dads were just like 'how much,'" he said. "Dads didn't have to bring 
their tools. It was a win-win situation." 

Quint said the lofts were a valuable asset for cramped rooms in the 
residence halls. 

"We did it last year and saw how easy it was," he said. "People need 
lofts for space in the dorms." 

Rebecca Cornett, freshman in apparel marketing and design, had one 
of Burnside 's lofts placed in her room in Ford Hall. 

"You have a lot more space," Cornett said. "You can put your desk under 
your loft. It's a lot easier if you have a lot of stuff. You have more room for 
a fridge and TV and stuff." 

Burnside said he gained a bit of fame from his business. 

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Benjamin Wieland, 

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Martin, freshman in 

horticulture, remove 

mulch from around the 

trees and dump it on a 

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Nursery employees had 

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'•• ^GiNG on the front 

porch couch, Boone 
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"We always come out to 
the front porch to play," 
Burnside said. "It's just 
where we like to hang 
out." — Photo by 
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.take on any challenge together. 

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2601 Anderson Avenue, Suite 202-Manhattan, Kansas 66502«(785) 537-2553 

OSE is proud to provide mechanical and electrical engineering services for 
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Chet Peters Recreation Center Expansion and Renovation 
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Kramer Food Center Renovation 
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Anderson Hall Fire Renovation 
Student Union Renovation 
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Albrecht, John 172 

Albrecht, Sarah 167, 446 

Albrecht, Tawny 180, 184, 193, 319 

Albright, Andrea 363 

Alcantara, Anna 188 

Alcorn, April 363 

Alcorn, Sara 446 

Alere, Kara 180, 203 

Alesio, Lindsay 369 

Alexander, Billy 446 

Alexander, Brady 377 

Alexander, Katrina 406 

Alexander, Lori 151, 179, 504 

Alexander, Michelle 396 

Alfaro, Aubrey 440 

Alford, Haven 184, 446 

Alford, Summer 208, 369 

All Kemp Education Foundation 415 

All-Century Basketball Team 272, 273 

Allam, Lindsay 193, 425 

Allemand, Rebecca 207 

Allen, Flint 349 

Allen, James 231 

Allen, Joseph 162, 200, 406 

Allen, Joshua M 420 

Allen, Justin 446 

Allen, Lauren 176 

Allen, Quenten 403 

Allen, Samantha 266 

Allen, Sarah 204 

Allen, Scott 300, 301 

Aller, Matthew 224, 446 

Allison-Gallimore, G. Andy 380 

Allred, Brett 351 

Almes, Kelli 440, 498 

Alpers, Tabra 235 

Alpha Chi Omega 340, 341, 342, 343 

Alpha of Clovia 308, 309 

Alpha Course 180, 181 

Alpha Delta Pi 344, 345, 346, 347, 348 

Alpha Gamma Rho 349, 350 

Alpha Kappa Alpha 406 

Alpha Phi Alpha 162,406 

Alpha Tau Alpha 162 

Alpha Tau Omega 351, 352,353, 459 

Alpha Xi Delta 354, 355, 356, 357 

Alpha Zeta 162 

Alsup, Carlos 252 

Altwegg, Amanda 383 

Altwegg, Kristin 446 

Alumni Center 92 

Alvarez, Laci 363 

Amaya, Isabel 188 

American Horticulture Therapy 

Association 164 

American Institute of Graphic 

Arts 150, 151 

American Red Cross Club .... 176, 177, 410 
American Society of Agricultural 

Engineers 164, 165 

American Society of Mechanical 

Engineers 167 

American String Teacher's 

Association 154, 155 

American Taliban 90 

Amnesty International 167 

Amstutz, Bradford 438 

Amstutz, Charles 209 

Amy, Jason 154, 349 

Amyot, Caleb 409 

Anderes, Danielle 354 

Anders, Donnie 252 

Andersen, Kasper 202, 323 

Anderson, B.J 194 

Anderson, Barbara G 106 

Anderson, Benaiah 58 

Anderson, Bryan 179, 184, 377 

Anderson, Caleb 409 

Anderson, Dana 164 

Anderson, Elizabeth 340 

Anderson, James William 161, 380 

Anderson, Jami 369 

Anderson, Jason A 446 

Anderson, Jessica 363 

Anderson, Jillian 225, 354 

Anderson, Joe 81 

Anderson, Jonathan B 377 

Anderson, Katie L 391, 467 

Anderson, Katie Linn 363 

Anderson, Kaylee 344 

Anderson, Kristen Joy 395 

Anderson, Kylee 383 

Anderson, Mallory 369 

Anderson, Michael 94 

Anderson, Monica 263, 369 

Anderson, Peter 326 

Anderson, Phillip 114 

Anderson, Rachel 183 

Anderson, Robert 268, 446 

Anderson, Shelly 387 

Andrade, Fernando 446 

Andray, Laura 440 

Andray, Lindsay 440 

Andreoli, Adam 428 

Andrews, Logan 360 

Andrews, Mary Anne 189 

Angalet, Stephanie 387 

Angell, Dustin 360 

Anguiano, Tom 409 

Ankenman, Thad 150 

Ankrom, Erik 351, 352 

Annan, Krista 363 

Antholz, Clint 380 

Anthony, Alberta 402 

Anthony, Janie 387 

Anzman, Brad 228, 231 

Apparel Marketing and Design 

Alliance 167, 216, 217 

Apple, Shane 179, 508 

Arbo, Robert 440 

Archer, Allen 120 

Archer, Brandon 244, 247, 252 

Archer, Christopher 217, 446 

Archer, Jonathan 187, 208 

Archer, Lindsay 151 

Architecture, Planning and Design, 

College of 48 

Ard. Daniel 179 

Ardery, Rustin 154 

Arens, Robert 94 

Argo, Alaine 316 

Arlesic, Michael 407 

Armbrister, Shanna 354 

Armendariz, Bryan 198, 349 

Armknecht, Douglas 331 

Armstrong, Christopher 202 

Armstrong, Emily 395, 399 

Armstrong, Jamie 446 

Armstrong, Jared 167 

Armstrong, Jon-Joseph 380 

Armstrong, Leeann 193, 391 

Arnds, Peter 126 

Arnett, Walinda 308 

Arnold, Aaron 252 

Arnold, Chad 310 

Arnold, Mary 312 

Arnold, Stephanie 171, 202, 344 

Arnold, William 358 

Arpin, Anna 387 

Art 106, 107 

Arts and Sciences, College of 47, 48 

Artz, Jennifer 331 

Arvidson, Carla 340 

Asavadilokchai, Shawn 158 

Aschemeyer, Matthew 319 

Aschenbrenner, Heidi 312 

Ash, Courtney 391 

Ashcroft, John 90 

Ashley, Andrea 425 

Ashley, Michael 377 

Ashley, Sarah 179, 217, 446 

Asmann, Ami 369 

Asnicar, Benjamin 326 

Association of Adults Returning to 

School 202 

Ast, Karen 186 

Ast, Matthew 375 

Atchity, Patrick 407 

Atencio, Audry 491 

Atherly, Jeff 401 

Atkins, David 171 

Atkinson, James 151, 154 

Atwood, Amanda 179 

Auckly, David 125 

Augspurger, Katie 383 

Auld, Rhiannon 157 

Ault, Joshua 351 

Austin, Tiera 174 

Avant. Gregory 326 

Avitia, Angela 188, 218 

Awawdeh, Mofleh 28 

Ayers, Jared 403 

Ayers, Lacey 369 

Aziere, David Bryan 377 



Baade, Anne 446 

Babcock, Michael 112 

Baber, Polly 383 

Bachamp, Stuart 438 

Bachman, Melissa 94 

Bachman, Tyler 360 

Back, Ki-Joon 121 

Backhus, Jessica 151, 151 

Bacon, Anne 16 

Bacon, Jami 20< 

Bader, Ryan 35 

Badger, Angela 38 

Badminton 298, 29! 

Bagby, Laurie 12 

Bahner, Sara 41 ■ 

Baier, Melissa 31. 

Bailey, Alicia 18' 

Bailey, Amber 34i 

Bailey, Chad 21' 

Bailey, Christopher Scott 44 

Bailey, Danielle 151, 20 

Bailey, Heidi 44' 

Bailey, Jace 3, 40 

Bailey, Keeley 205, 38 

Baker, Adam 40' 

Baker, Bethany 44> 

Baker, Charles 27' 

Baker, Christine 76, 222, 340, 50 

Baker, Ebonie 185, 20' 

Baker. Frank 40 1 

Baker, Justin 43. 

Baker, Kristin 31' 

Baker, Lyman 11. 

Baker, Melinda 38 

Baker, Monique 31' 

Baker, Rodney 46 

Baker, Staci 42 

Baker, Zach 403, 40. 

Bakery Science Club 200, 20 

Baki, Matthew 193, 35 

Bakian, Lauren 36: 

Bakumenko, Jennifer 31' 

Balderamm, David 44' 

Baldonado, Kari 369, 370, 37 

Baldwin, Aaron 16 

Baldwin, Adam 34' 

Baldwin, Jessie 28. 

Baldwin, Ryan 23 

Ball, Alex 40 

Ball, Kristen 29, 17 

Ball, Nathan 16 

Ball, Tom 167, 184, 43 

Ballard, Cole 25 

Ballard, Jared 41 

Ballard, Jessica 17 

Ballard, Megan 31 

Ballet 100, 101, 102, 10 

Ballobin, Kristin 42 

Balsman, Matthew 40 

Bammerlin, Laurel 176, 22 

Bandel, Corey 44 

Bangert, Alicia 44 

Bangle, Karly 39 

Bangle, Kerri 39 

Banks, Jake 23 

Banks, Shawndra 174, 31 

Banman, Kyle 32 

Bannister, Brady 40 

Barbare, Holly 31 

Barclay, Jamie 44 

Barker, Christopher 183, 38 

Barker, Dustin 42 

Barker, Kelly 35 

Barker, Meshell 31 

Barkley, Mary Ellen 11 

Barnaby, Joshua 147, 18 

Barnaby, Rachel 22 

Barnard, Jim 19 

Barnard, Virginia 20 

Barnes, Ben 43 

Barnes, Lindsay 36 

Barnes, Sidney 1C 

Barnett, Mark 3C 

Barnett, Thomas 2£ 

Barney, Jeffrey 380, 36 

Barngrover, Ansel 46 

Barnhart, William 42 

Barr, Megan 22 

Barrera, Christine 16 

Barreto, Melanie 32 

Barrett, Elizabeth 120, 14 

Barrett, Ernie 242, 27 

Barron, Sarah L 156, 42 

Barry, Ron 2£ 

Bartak, Amy 184, 186, 3' 

Bartak, Kimberly 184, 186, 3' 

484 Index 

Bartel, Alex 151, 162 

Bartels, Laura 446 

Barthuly, Martha 193, 200, 331 

Bartko, Annie 354 

Bartlett, Christian 458 

Bartlett, Matthew 403 

Barton, Michael 203 

Barton, Terry 89 

Baseball 228, 229, 230, 231 

Basic Cancer Research Center 128 

Basinger, Bailey 387 

Bass, Bridget 202 

Bass, Kevin 179 

Bass, Micheal 162, 200 

Bastin, Kristin 369 

Batenhorst, Lynn 440 

Bates, Dustin 431 

Bathurst, Estol 326 

Bauer, Alexis 316 

Bauer, Blake 56, 57, 179, 217, 380 

Bauer, Jack 366 

Bauer, Judd 433 

Bauer, Lafe 409 

Bauer, Paige 1, 395 

Bauer, Thomas 409 

Baueregger, Nina 288, 323 

Baughman, Duane 375 

Baughman, Ethan 165 

3aum, Rochelle 438 

3auman, Andrew 182, 198 

3auman, Kristina 335 

3auman, Lindsey 225, 507 

3axter, Kathryn 266 

3ay, Daniel 157 

3ay-Williams, Jennifer 112 

3aybutt, Richard 121, 128 

3ayer, Anne 440 

3ays, Thomas 175 

3azil, Audree 156, 207 

3each, Christy 369 

3each, Jennifer 184, 186 

3eachler, Lisa 235 

3eagley, Kayla 354 

3eale, Brett 288 

3eaman, Lacey 491 

3eamon, Lacey 103, 175, 200 

3ean, Travis 310 

3earth, Pamela 447 

3eaton, Aaron 447 

3eaudin, Jesse 21 

3eaver, John 375 

3eavers, Matthew 202 

3echard, Kristen 447 

3eck, Andrew 447 

3eck, Natalie 167 

3ecker, Allison 107, 395 

3ecker, Elizabeth 395 

3ecker, Jennette 147 

3ecker, Kale 373 

3ecker, Kristin 284 

Becker, Mica 354 

3ecker, Minisa 383 

3ecker, Terri 207 

3eckman, Jennifer 168, 204 

3eckman, Joshua 326 

3eckman, Megan 395 

3edingfield, Julia 363 

3edore, Jenny 354 

3eem, Brett 435 

3eemer, Michelle 316 

3eetch, Christopher 154, 349 

3eezley, Zachary 422 

Sefort, Jason 94 

3ega-Silva, Danielle 447 

3eggs, Amelia 184, 319 

3ehnke, Amanda 235 

3ehrends, Carrie 308 

3ehrends, Crystal 308 

3ehrends, Jessica 308 

3ehrens, Dean 180 

Behunin, Tyson 373 

3eier, Laura 314 

3eins, Justin 431 

3ekemeyer, Neil 349 

3elardo, Tony 74, 75 

3ell, Andrew 177, 200, 326 

3ell, Charmetrea 174 

3ell, Christine 447 

pill, Devon 447 

3ell, Dionica 66, 175 

Bell, Dustin 438 

Bell, Emily 414 

Bell, Leshell 316 

Bellamy, Mandi 65 

Beller, Elizabeth 502 

Bellerive, Adam 438 

Belshe, Sabrina 162, 198 

Bembenek, Stasia 440 

Ben-Arieh, David 121 

Bencomo, Elizabeth 221 

Bender, Catherine 340 

Bender, Erin 369 

Benner, Anne 179 

Bennett, Andrea 363 

Bennett, Andrew 125 

Bensman, Timothy 351 

Benson, Douglas 126, 188 

Benson, Emily S 447 

Benton, Kelli 344 

Benton, Sheryl 107 

Benton, Stephen 107 

Bentz, Dawn 323 

Berg, Anita 221 

Berge, Samantha 440 

Bergen, Richard 93 

Berger, Abigail 221, 331 

Berger, Todd 184 

Berges, Daniel 165 

Bergkamp, Emily 154 

Bergner, Mark 141 

Bernard, Yolanda 508 

Bernstein, Kenny 20 

Berry, Adrienne 165 

Berry, Brian 447 

Berry, Douglas 428 

Berry, Jermaine 252 

Berry, Melanie 354 

Bertland, Deloris 219 

Beta Sigma Psi 358 

BetaThetaPi 360, 361, 362 

Bettinger, Kourtney 395 

Betzen, Abby 266 

Beuer, Jeff 493 

Bevan, Samantha 383 

Beyrle, Greg 501 

Bhandari, Alok 106 

Bianculli, Anne 344, 504 

Bias, LaRoy 252 

Biddle, Katie 391 

Bideau, Jennifer 344 

Bideau, Sarah 344 

Bieber, Jennifer... 485, 486, 493, 494, 508 

Bieber, Samuel 157 

Bielefeld, Ross 194 

Bielema, Bret 247, 252 

Bielski, Jeremy 366 

Bienhoff, Laura 184, 216 

Biere, Arlo 43 

Biery, Andy 447 

Biery, Rebekah 391 

Bietau, Steve 233 

Big Brothers 358 

Bigge, Holly 187 

Bigge, Stephen 147, 156 

Biggs, Abby 218 

Biggs, Amanda 383 

Biggs, Chris 94 

Biggs, Douglas 418 

Biggs, Stephanie 340 

Bilingual EducationStudent 

Organization 174 

Billing, Erin 173 

BioServe Space Technologies 44 

Bioterrorism Facility 44 

Bird, Marshall 326 

Birkey, Justin 319 

Bixby, Jacob 409 

Blachly, Andrea 395 

Black and Gold Beauty Pageant 322 

Black, Cordell 138 

Black, Spencer 231 

Black, Stephanie 266 

Black Student Union 174, 184, 185 

Black Student Union Executive 

Committee 175 

Blackman, Rolando 272 

Blackmon, April 447 

Blackmon, Glenda 491 

Blackwell, Shamale 316 

Blake, Jenon 387 

Blake, Jerrad 360 

Blake, Kevin 115 

Blake, Tiffany 344 

Blake, Wesley 403 

Blakely, Suzanne 177, 504 

Blankenau, William 112 

Blanks, Joshua 360 

Blasi, Jesse 154 

Blattner, Eric 418 

Blecha, Joseph 349 

Blessing, John 193, 447 

Blessinger, Emily 194 

Blevens, Mako 447 

Blevins, Christopher 440 

Blevins, Nathan 252 

Blevins, Stephen 498 

Bloch, Sarah 387 

Block, Adam 366 

Block & Bridle Club 176, 349 

Block & Bridle Club Officers 175 

Bloom, Ryan 375 

Bloomquist, Bradley 160 

Blubaugh, Kathleen 176 

Blue Key National Honorary. 162, 163, 177 

Bluemont Hall 44 

Blueville Nursery 464 

Blunt, Terrance 231 

Blush, Amanda 323, 335 

Boberg, Wendy 447 

Bock, Daniel 418 

Bock, Jayne 154, 180 

Bockelman, Katy 266 

Bockelman, Luke 47 

Bockus, William 127 

Bodamer, Scott 409 

Bodell, Laura 146, 176 

Boehner, Ryanb 501 

Boeschling, Leah 447 

Boese, Katrina 183, 396, 397 

Bogart, Kasie 151 

Boggas, Chris 252 

Bogner, Luke 452 

Bohn, Nicole 328 

Bohn, Tessa 395 

Bohr, Kellie 369 

Boland, Jennifer 207 

Boldridge, Leesha 174 

Boldt, Ashley 328 

Bole, Amy 395 

Boles, Nicole 391 

Boley, Dustin 433 

Boiler, Hannah 175 

Bollman, Stephan 114 

Bolsen, Nancy 202 

Bolte, Jennifer 308 

Bolton, Amy 387 

Bolton, Penny 314 

Bolz, Leslie 177, 222, 395 

Bondurant, Brian 373 

Bonewitz, Megan 188, 202, 369, 370 

Bonnell, Brooke 363 

Bonnewell, Mickaela 312 

Bontrager, Chad 151, 447, 504 

Book Preservation Unit 72, 73 

Booking Group, The 58 

Boomer, Whitney 363 

Boone, Kristina 146 

Boos, Angela 267, 335 

Boos, Carolyn 316 

Boos, Martin 237, 265 

Boothe, Cheryl 179 

Boozer, Bob 272 

Borchers, Misti 340 

Borel, Emily 328 

Boren, Scott 409 

Borhani, Christina 447 

Borhani, Christopher 447 

Borhani, Crystal 266, 447 

Borjas, Christopher 291 

Boroughs, Laura 161, 319 

Borth, Bill 124 

Bos, Chloe 319 

Bosak, Sally 335 

Bosco, Pat 25 

Boss, Derek 401, 402 

Bosse, Alena 447 

Bosse, Clinton 401 

Boswell, Andrew 433 

Boucher, Christine 238, 239 

Boucher, Grant 328 



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',«.... a 

'S> : -- 

Staci Hauschild, Wendy Schantz, 
Jen Bieber, Nanette Dunstan. 

Jeremiah Nilges, Cody Garten, 
Lee Panko. 

Manny Sumaya, Reesa Unruh, 
Juaquin Sumaya, Jamie Reijes, 
Ben Heines. 

Jamie Roberts, Ladesca Corbin, 
Talitha Wilson. 

Index 485 

Lori Gruenbacher, Rachel Tibbetts. 

Mike Eckler, L. Baynes Johnson, 

Josh Hilgers, Brad Fabrizius, Peter 

North, Rico Rocco, Mike Tysane, 

John Holmes, Johnny Ringo. 

Shelia Patterson, Ben Dover, 
Mandy Fernandez, Jimmy 
Schmells, Terri Bourisaw. 

Amber Seba, Mike Wonda, Trina 
Radenberg, Jennifer Bieber. 

Bouncer's Life, A 68, 69 

Bourisaw, Terri 486 

Boutz, Adam 331 

Bowden, Robert 127 

Bowden, Ryan 447 

Bowen, Joshua 377 

Bower. Courtney 130 

Bowers, Brandon 448 

Bowersox, Janel 316 

Bowles, Erik 187 

Bowles, Sarah 383 

Bowles, Tamara 344 

Bowles, Tiffany 344 

Bowling, Christopher 171 

Bowman, Jamie 314 

Bowman, Paul 194 

Bowser, Erika 146, 156 

Bowser, Nicholas 224 

Boyd Hall 314, 315 

Boyd, Adam 310 

Boyd, James 237 

Boyd, Michael 377 

Boyd, Ricky 171 

Boyd, Ronald 440 

Boydston, Jaci 508 

Boyer, Grant 208, 297 

Boyer, Meghan 334 

Boyer, Sharon 448 

Boyles, Jeffrey 158 

Brack, Jillian 391 

Bracken, Guy 208 

Bradbury, Clint 366, 367 

Bradbury, Megan 369 

Brader, Andrea 180 

Bradfield, Rebecca 162 

Bradford, Alicia 425 

Bradley, AJ 425 

Bradley, Gina 354 

Bradley, Ruth 288, 340 

Bradshaw, C. Travis 202 

Bradshaw, Michael 114 

Brady, Gabriel 412 

Brady, Michael J 120 

Brakenhoff, Jeffrey 440 

Braley, Christopher 446 

Bramlage, Claire 387 

Brammeier, Anne 288 

Brancato, Andrew 407 

Branch, William 440 

Brandenburg, David 192, 207 

Brandenburg, John 420 

Brandjord, Steven 366 

Brandt, Kimberley 448 

Branham, Jeremy 326 

Braniff, Jenny 507 

Brashear, Brent 448 

Brashear, Karrie 156, 176, 308 

Brault, Benjamin 441 

Braun, Eric 74, 75 

Brawner, Jenny 416 

Brawner, Matt 154 

Brazeal, James 231 

Brazeal, James , 231 

Breakfast with Santa 54, 55 

Breeden, Jamie 164, 165 

Breeden, Tyler 108, 163, 177, 504 

Breidenthal, George 269 

Breidenthal, Lindsay 288, 289 

Breiner, Ashley 175, 387 

Breiner, Ryan 349 

Bremenkamp, Barb 156 

Brenneman, Jody 179, 192, 383 

Brenner, Amy 369 

Brensing, Jacob 58 

Bretch, Kristen 340 

Breymeyer, Tami 366 

Brickley, Lynn 222 

Bridge, Seth 217, 360, 504 

Bridgeman, Jeremy 167 

Briggeman, Rebecca.... 179, 181, 182, 344 

Brilke, Ashly 316 

Brinker, Andrew 420 

Brisbin, Melissa 363 

Brite, Jared 231, 251, 252 

Britt, Sonya 204 

Britz, Kurt 319 

Brocato, Michael 409 

Brock, Nikki 176 

Brockhoff, Steven 358 

Brockmeier, Tirsten 441 

Brockschmidt, Ellen 205 

Brockus, John 431 

Brockway, Kathy 106 

Brodin, Michelle 315 

Brogan, Sara 316 

Brookover, Abigail 395 

Brooks, Adam 377 

Brooks, Jason 174 

Brooks, Kelly 312 

Brooks, Laura 391 

Brooks, Matthew 319 

Brooks, Molly 344 

Brooks-Schrauth, Alexandra 225, 

324, 425 

Broomball 168, 169, 170, 171 

Brose, Dianna 208 

Brosnahan, James 90 

Brothers, Jamie 366 

Brothers, Jeffrey 349 

Brothers, Michael 349 

Brouhard, Derrick 184, 431 

Brown Bag Luncheon Lounge 202 

Brown, Aaron 202 

Brown, Alison 340 

Brown, Andrea 387 

Brown, Ann 441 

Brown, Ashley 328 

Brown, Chris 253 

Brown, Dale 441 

Brown, David 94 

Brown, David D 58 

Brown, Jeremy 209 

Brown. Jessica K 156, 224 

Brown, Joseph 360 

Brown, Kasey 448 

Brown, Kassandra 317 

Brown, Kelsey 395 

Brown, Kylie Jo 174 

Brown, Lissa 501 

Brown, Meredith 156, 387 

Brown, Rachel 328 

Brown, Randell 157 

Brown, Rebecca 387 

Brown, Tracy 187 

Brown, Travis 252 

Brownback, Darcie 189, 190, 354 

Brownback, Grant 401 

Browning, Dustin 420 

Browning, Elizabeth 387 

Browning, Megan 319 

Brownlee, Dustin 448 

Brownlee, Melissa 395 

Brummer, Megan 167 

Bruna, Rebecca 448 

Brungardt, Matthew 428 

Bruschi, Daren 360 

Bruss, Steven 326 

Bryan, Chris 224 

Bryant, Henry 252 

Bryant, Marcus 176 

Bryant, Rebecca 441 

Buchanan, Quentin 276 

Buchanan, Randall 438 

Buchanan, William 204, 403, 404 

Buchholz. William 448 

Buchwald, Donald 216 

Buck, Kathryn 395 

Buckley, Joel 409 

Bud, Lucas 164, 165, 177, 366 

Bud, Sheldon 366 

Budd, Kelli 391 

Budke, Andrew 375 

Budke, Virginia 387 

Buhl. Josh 250, 252, 253 

Buhr, Emily 441 

Bui, Vy 187, 223, 391 

Bulk, Amy 363 

Bullard, Tiffany 182, 209 

Buller, Amy 171, 369 

Bulman, Andrew 252 

Bunck, Loretta 171 

Bunck, Marie 184 

Bunne, Joshua 310 

Burandt, Brigette 319 

Burch, David 146, 148 

Burchfield, Brian 328 

Burckel, Robert 125 

Burdan, Dehlia 288 

Burden, Paul 112 

Burdiek, Sarah 395 

Burditt, Corie 448 

Bures, Drew 431 

Burgdorfer, Jennifer 194, 225, 39£ 

Burgdorfer, Leslie 267 

Burger, Andrew 1 9£ 

Burger, Tyler 32£ 

Burgess, Missy 3V 

Burghart, Peter 358 

Burke, Bridget 448, 49; 

Burke, David 150, 15' 

Burket, Lindsey 381 

Burkholder, Jamie 44E 

Burks, Dralinn 25; 

Burks, Katherine 39! 

Burley, Brian 40' 

Burlingham, Andrew 156, 176, 32; 

Burnett, Gregory 36( 

Burnett, Jamie 38; 

Burnham, Gracia 8i 

Burnham, Martin 85 

Burnham, T. Christian 42( 

Burns, Dean 156, 17! 

Burns, Michael 151, 15' 

Burns, Patrick 40- 

Burns, R. Clark II 42; 

Burnsed, Joseph 15? 

Burnside, Boone 460, 461, 46! 

Burnside, Neely 36; 

Burrell, Shauna 235, 262, 26; 

Burris, Andrew 15! 

Burt, Nathaniel 18' 

Burton, Bob 11' 

Burton, Dustin 12! 

Burton, Kelly 183, 39! 

Burton, Kristin 39! 

Burton, William 40" 

Buschart, Brandon 43; 

Bush, George W 9; 

Business Administration, College of 47, 4! 

Business Ambassadors 17" 

Buss, Thane 44! 

Bussen, Eric 16' 

Buszek, Keith 10( 

Butkievich, Bridget 34- 

Butler, Caden 158, 35 

Butler, Matt 25: 

Butler, Nathan 37' 

Butters, Kristi 41 • 

Button-Renz, Amy 

Buxton, Mark 35; 

Buzalas, Dena 39. 

Buzan, Matthew 43 

Buzan, Sara 39 

Bye, Dakotah 

Byers, Daniel 37 

Byrn, Tanya 11 


Caffrey, Grant 36 

Cain, Adam 32 

Cain, Kevin 44 

Cain, James McAdam 15 

Calero, Justin 32 

Calhoun, Blake 36 

Calkins, Carol 21 

Call, Caleb 32 

Call, Holly 33 

Call, Mandy 31 

Call, Sarah 34 

Callahan, Danny 44 

Callahan, Molly 4C 

Callewaert, Ashley 4J 

Callender, Tanner 16 

Calles, Gary 1£ 

Calvert, Jennifer 3t 

Calvert, Katherine 3f 

Calvin Hall ' 

Camalier, Kara 3^ 

Camp, Galen 4; 

Campa, Joshua 165, 3' 

Campaign Against Hate 323, 3! 

Campbell, Carolyn 4' 

Campbell, Christin 4 

486 Index 

Campbell, Courtney 340 

Campbell, Erin 354 

Campbell, Grant 189 

Campbell, Joshua 358 

Campbell, Justin 358 

Campbell, Kristin 395 

Campbell, Lanny 428 

Campbell, Ryan 366 

Campus Greens 212, 213 

Campus Phone Book 469 

Campus Scouts 179 

Canby, Travis 276 

Cancer Research Center 128, 129 

Canter, Deborah 120 

Canterbury Club 168 

Cantrell, Joyce 52 

Cantwell, Sarah 383 

Capes, Lee 448 

Caplinger, Jesse 172 

Caraway, Nicole 441 

Cardona, Andrea 312 

Cardwell Hall 44 

Carey, Johnathan 237 

Carlin, Sydney 94 

Carlson, Bethanie 335 

Carlson, Derek 435 

Carlson, Eric 184 

Carlson, Katie 235 

Carlson, Lucas 448 

Carlson, Shawn 252 

Carlton, Kelly 235, 263 

Carmer, Jessica 266 

Carnohan, Karel 441 

Carpenter, Kenneth 113 

Carpenter, Mary 387 

Carpenter, Rebecca 441 

Carpenter, Tracy 182, 345 

Carpentier, Elise 238 

Carr, Jonathan 94 

Carr, Reginald 94 

Carr, Tiarra 174 

Carrer, Katy 504 

Carrier, Max 252 

Carrier, Nathan 377 

Carrington, Orion. 162, 175, 185, 198, 200 

Carson, Justin 433 

Carter, Jimmy 88 

Carter, Jonathan 328 

Carter, Katherine 369 

Carter, Peter 179, 360 

Cartwright, Ben 173 

Carty, Kimberlee 425 

Carvajal, Jose 261 

Carvajal, Roberto 237 

Casad, Jeffrey 231, 366 

Casemore, Amy 425 

Casey, Brian 252 

Cassidy, Christopher 124 

Cassity, Scott 47 

Cassou, Steven 112 

Castaneda, Eric 107 

Casten, Janae 183, 387 

Castillejos, Paulina 233 

Castillo, Osmar 231 

Castro, Fidel 88 

Cat's Challenge 26, 92 

Cates, Tamara 448 

Caton, Molly 217 

Caughron, Erin 395 

Cauwenbergh, Jean Anne 441 

Cavallaro, Jennifer 395 

Cavallaro, Kristen 395 

Caylor, Janelle 354 

Centlivre, Heather 340 

Chabon, Joshua 407 

Chae, Bongsug 124 

Chaffee, Ashley 340 

Chaffee, Jennifer 340 

Chalmers Hall 47 

Chalmers, John 27, 128 

Chambers, Delores 121 

Chambers, Edger IV 121 

Chambliss, Jerod 60 

Champlin, Chastity 71 

Chance, Kelly 237 

Chandler, Edward G 160 

Chandler, Elizabeth 395 

Chandra, D.V. Satish 113 

Chang, Shing 114, 121 

Chang, Yang Ming 112 

Chapman, Gregory 172 

Chaput, Scott 358 

Charlton, Ralph 125 

Charney, Mick 504 

Chartwell Dining Services 55 

Chatfield, Adam 366 

Chaudhuri, Sambhudas 120 

Chavez, Aaron 180 

Chawla, Kalpana 94 

Cheek, Emily 317 

Chengappa, Tina 369 

Cherry, Emily 218, 448 

Chesang, Mathew 237, 264, 265 

Chess Club 208, 209 

Chester E. Peters Recreational 

Complex 71, 193 

Chestnut, Jennifer 224 

Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship 179 

Chi Omega 363, 364, 365 

Chiarelli, Derek 448 

Chiaverini, Nichole 370 

Childs, Adam 448 

Childs, Kurt 179, 377 

Childs, LaFayette 467 

Childs, Piper 414 

Chilton, Michael 124 

CHIMES Junior Honor Society 179 

Chinaka, Chukwuemeka 146 

Ching'Oma, Godfrey 146 

Chipperfield, Jace 165 

Chism, Chelsee 354 

Chisum, Tanya 354 

Cho, Kyung-Won 314 

Choma, Kimathi 441 

Christen, Jayne 198, 257 

Christensen, Julie 153 

Christiansen, Casey 395 

Christiansen, Jessica 177, 363 

Christiansen, Spencer 418 

Christianson, Reid 237 

Chu, Sandra 267 

Chuda, Kathy 233 

Chudy, Steve 377 

Cibulka, Peter 328 

Cigich, Scott 409 

Cink, Amy 441 

Circle K International 180 

Claflin, Larry 127 

Clagett, M. Tanner 202, 375 

Clark, Aaryn 314 

Clark, Anna 314 

Clark, Blaine 252 

Clark, Brandon 162, 200 

Clark, Brett 489 

Clark, Brianne 391 

Clark, George II 120 

Clark, Jerrod 489 

Clark, Joshua 319 

Clark, Keisha 26 

Clark, KimberlyA 151, 162 

Clark, Laurel 94 

Clark, Leslie 387 

Clark, Lome 252 

Clark, Marquis 260 

Clark, Michael R 228, 231 

Clark, Robert 126 

Clark, Steven 448 

Clark, Whitney 387 

Clarkston, Cody 366 

Clary, Jeromey 252 

Classen, James 326 

Claybrook, Justin 331 

Clayman, Michelle 180, 448 

Clayton, Adam 409 

Clayton, Ashley 314 

Cleary, Chad 200, 328 

Clegg, Victoria 112 

Clement, Emily 387 

Clement, Monica 104, 120 

Clements, Joe Bob 252 

Cleveland, Brooklyn 167, 383 

Clevenger, Sara 387 

Clift, Gary 304, 305 

Clincy, Teena 235, 448 

Cline, Derrick 448 

Cline, Jennifer 164, 489 

Close, Larry 188 

Cloyd, Ryan 448 

Club Accidents 94 

Clydesdale, April 345 

Coaching Practicum 136, 137, 138, 139 

Coates, Gary 42, 43 

Coatney, Spencer 351 

Coats, Michelle 172, 425 

Cobb, Elaine 183, 288, 383 

Cobb, Matthew 171 

Coberly, Brett 409 

Coberly, Travis 409 

Cochenour, Grant 184 

Cochran, Alfred 114 

Cochrane, Todd 125 

Cocke, Maggie 345 

Cockes, Sherrailynn 179 

Coen, Whitney 147, 345 

Coffindaffer, Shauna 179 

Cohen, Alexander 29, 179 

Colbern, Casey 403 

Colbert Hills Golf Course 93 

Cole, Erin 370 

Cole, Jeana 345 

Cole, Jeremiaha 191, 353 

Cole, Randy 263, 264, 265 

Cole, Rodney 252 

Coleman, Brian M 431 

Coleman, Connie 377 

Coleman, John 176 

Coleman, Kari 345 

Coleman, Kristin 314 

Coleman, Laura 395 

Colgan, Melissa 154, 175, 217, 387 

College Bowl 166, 167 

Collegian Ad Production - Fall 469 

Collegian Ad Production - Spring 469 

Collegian Ad Sales - Fall 469 

Collegian Ad Sales - Spring 469 

Collegian News - Fall 469 

Collegian News - Spring 469 

Collegiate Agri-Women 180 

Collings, Katherine 387 

Collins, Jennifer 364 

Collins, Judith A 106 

Collins, Shane 403 

Colom, Juan 441 

Colophon 506 

Colson, Jessica 414 

Columbia Space Shuttle 94 

Combes, Sharon 154, 192, 448 

Combs, Jeremy 448 

Comfort, Branden 435 

Community Achievement Award 88 

Compton, Jennifer 314 

Compton, Jim 13 

Compton, Tammie Lynn 314 

Concrete Canoe 220, 221 

Condley, Sarah 425 

Condon, Jennifer 158 

Conforti, Christine 288, 354 

Conkling, Andrea 335 

Conkling, Tara 221 

Conley, Jami 207 

Conn, Amanda 331 

Connell, Jeremiah 157, 412 

Conner, Clayton 172, 420 

Conner, Victoria 95, 340, 348 

Connor, Kyle 411 

Connor, Megan 364 

Conover, Cary 33 

Conrad, Melissa 414 

Conrad, Stephanie 448 

Consortium for Agricultural Soil Mitigation 

of Greenhouse Gases 89 

Converse, Brandon 351 

Conway, Ryan 151, 175, 504 

Cook, Aaron 409 

Cook, Kelsey 266 

Cook, Zachary 40, 88, 92, 93, 94, 

114, 198,366 

Cool, Kelly 220, 221 

Coomansingh, Johnny 187 

Coon, Teri 441 

Coors, Pete 494 

Cooper, Andrea 233 

Cooper, Christiana 354 

Cooper, Daniel N 328 

Cooper, Julie 364 

Cooper, Kelsey 354 

Cooper, Kevin 441 

Coover, Sarah 147, 156 

Copeland, Jim 166 

Copeland, Katherine 414 

Copp, Steven 377 

Corbin, Stacie 151, 154, 198, 224 

Cordell, Nathaniel 366 

Cordes, Annaelyse 314 

Cordes, Scott 351 

Cordill, Angela 340 

Cork, Daniel 448 

Corker, Sadie 448 

Corman, Christopher 373 

Corn, Rebecca 156, 312 

Cornett, Rebecca 391, 461 

Correll, Brian 202 

Corum, Robert Jr 126 

Cosgrove, Natalie 370 

Cost, Coby 237, 260 

Cott, Kyle 151, 224 

Cottrell, Candice 177 

Couch Potato Olympics 326 

Counseling Services 28, 29 

Coulter, Ashley 414 

Coulter, Meghan 387 

Counihan, Keelin 425 

Courser, Jessica 340 

Courtney, Lindsay 415 

Covey, James 380 

Covey, John 93 

Cowan, Chad 418 

Cowan, Jerad 252 

Cowen, Monica 224 

Cowger, Zachary 319 

Cowles, Bonnie 146 

Cowley, Alexzandrea 308 

Cox, Amber 161, 225 

Cox, Caleb 433, 434 

Cox, Kelline 114 

Cox, Lauren 345 

Cox, W. Justin 418 

Coyle, Mary 383 

Crabb, Sarah 364 

Crabtree, Jason 367 

Craft, Jamie 414 

Crafton, Julie 497 

Craig, Derek 319 

Craig, Monica 341 

Cramer, Ruth 344 

Crane, Clay 184, 403 

Crane, Emily 355 

Crane, Louis 125 

Crawford, Allison 194, 448 

Crawford, Ann 180, 181 

Crawford, Bobby 180 

Crawford, Curtis 160, 328 

Crawford, David 237 

Crawford, Meridith 355 

Crawford, Timothy 154 

Crawford, Todd 194, 268 

Crazy Cat Kickoff 313 

Creative Arts Therapy Students... 152, 153 

Cribbs, Holly 12, 13, 314 

Crippen, David 449 

Crist, Angie 171, 221, 395 

Crist, Dustin 441 

Crittenden, Elizabeth 425 

Crnic, Tarrie 441 

Crockett, Karen 319 

Crockett, Matthew 164 

Crockford, Jacob 147, 176 

Croft, Daniel 217 

Croisant, Curtis 154 

Cronn, Elizabeth 198 

Cross, Aimee 221 

Cross, Ashley 317 

Cross, Joseph 367 

Cross, Shawn 351 

Crosson, Nolan 380 

Crow, Abigail 176, 504 

Crow, Justin 358 

Crowe, Linda 114 

Crowl, Jasey 377 

Crum, Akua 200, 448 

Crum, Kristin 414 

Cubilla, Vivian 180, 193 

Culbertson, Christopher W 360 

Culbertson, Trisha 165, 235, 263 

Cullinan, Maura 392 

Cunningham, Amber 426 

Cunningham, Heather 190 

Cunningham, Meghan 288, 289 

Cunningham, Stefanie 207 

Cunningham, Tyler 403 

Index 487 

Cupryk, Danielle 395 

Curiel, Robert 375 

Curry, Brett 208, 297 

Curry, Briana 208 

Curry, Collin 29, 431 

Curry, Jeffrey 433 

Curtin, Michael 182 

Cushman, Shauna 19 

Cycling Club 204, 205, 206, 207 

Cyphers, Bryson 184 

Czerniewski, Sarah 216 

Czir, Ryan 409 


D'Agostino, Jennifer 440, 443, 445 

Da Burrosa. Marcelo 276 

Dahlgren, Nathan 448 

Dale, Alicia 151 

Dalsem, Jennifer 71 

Damas, Brandon 222, 418 

Dameron, Michael 401 

Dana, Christine 167, 426 

Dandu, Raju 113, 216 

Danekas, Evangeline 448 

Danenberg, Jennifer 392 

Danler, Russell 360 

Dansel. Jonathan 252, 448 

Darby, Alexander 186, 437 

Darby, Alison 345, 504 

Darrow, Carrie 370 

Dautenhahn, Jeremy 428 

Dautenhahn, Sarah 355 

Davee, Jason 171 

Davee, Roy 171 

Davenport, Julie 345 

Davenport, Levi 167 

Davidson, Amanda J 392 

Davidson, Barbara 448 

Davidson, Janet 207, 288, 331 

Davignon, Tanner 189, 367 

Davis, Ashley 414 

Davis, Benjamin 14, 428 

Davis, Daniel 252 

Davis, Duane 116 

Davis, Hollie 225 

Davis, Jancy 448 

Davis, Jennifer Rae 414 

Davis, Kristi 392 

Davis, Lawrence 107 

Davis, Lucas 418 

Davis, M. Kristin 341 

Davis, MarkK 373 

Davis, Paul 326 

Davis, Ryan 502 

Davis, Scott 403 

Davison, Brooke 188, 395 

Davisson, Laura 182 

Daws, Tonya 207, 335 

Day, Amanda L 167, 370 

Day, Amanda Nicole 184 

Day, Kristen 323, 508 

Day, Donald 68, 69 

De Bres, Karen 115 

Dealership Management Club 181 

Dean, Andrea 414 

Dean, Carrie 497 

Dean, Corey 450 

Dean, Kimberly 167 

Dean, Naomi 441 

Deaver, Abraham 448 

Debacker, Mark 401 

Debes, Dave 19 

Debes, Joshua 157 

Debrabander, Angela 167 

Dechant, Judy 113 

Decker-Heidrick, Melissa 56 

Dederick, Shelby 345 

Deets, Kelsey 218 

Degroat, Arthur 125 

Dehner, Kathryn 162, 172 

Dehon, Claire 126 

Deines, Alyson 317 

Deines, Tiffany 392 

Deines, Timothy 121 

Deines, Tina 426 

Deiter, Brandon 435 

Deitz, Jimmy 241 

DeJesus, Gilson 276 

Delaughter, Daniel 165 

Delker, Collin 186, 189, 448 

Delker, David 113 

Delp. Justin 380 

Delta Chi 351, 366, 367, 368 

Delta Delta Delta 369, 370, 371, 372 

Delta Sigma Phi 373, 374 

Delta Sigma Theta 185, 406 

Delta Tau Delta 375, 376 

Delta Upsilon 377, 378, 379 

Delva, Christopher 176 

Demauro, Christina 426 

Demel, Meredith 369, 370 

Demoss, Jodie 491 

Dempster, Sarah 125 

Dennis, Davin 252 

Dennis, Isaac 452 

Dennison, Jeffery 158 

Denny, Melissa 448 

Denoon, Lindsey 387 

Denton, Dustin 401 

Department of Housing and Dining 

Services 312 

Depew, Tamara 489 

Depression 130, 131 

DePriest, Eric 93, 157, 160 

Derby Dining Center 247 

Derks, Lisa 154, 387 

Desai, Anand 115 

Desaire, Dara 62, 63, 383 

Deshpande, Mandar 128 

Deters, Catherine 221 

Devan, Aaron 158, 160 

Deutsch, Sara 370 

Devaney, Jermaine 331 

DeVault, James 113 

Devore, Casey 395 

Devore, John 113, 303 

Devore, Stewart 422 

Dewerff, Mackenzie 189, 217 

Dexter, Ethan 409 

Dicarlo, Marc 441 

Dickason, Brian 221 

Dickens Hall 44 

Dicker, Sarah 345 

Dickerson, Craig 217 

Dickerson, Jeremy 431 

Dickey, Lynn 242 

Dickson, Jessica 200, 317 

Dickson, Marsha 106 

Dickson, Matthew 328 

Dicus, Kimberly 176, 180, 314 

Diederich, Matthew 438 

Diehl, Audrey 182, 190, 449 

Diehl, Emily 370 

Dieker, Dustin 367 

Dieker, Erica 387 

Diener, Emily 147 

Dierks, Alisha 384 

Dietz, Sarah 180 

Dikeman, Michael 163 

Dill, Mary 288 

Dill, Matthew 177, 349 

Dillbeck, Lee Ann 449 

Dillman, Norman 113 

Dillon, David Nathan 331 

Dillon, James 361 

Dillon, Jennifer 314 

Dillon, John 326 

Dillon, Sandra 156, 319 

Dilts, Brad 183, 380 

Dilts, Mark 172, 380 

Dimari, Joe 494 

Dinkel, Katherine 288 

Dinslage, Mary 197 

DiPierro, Briana 193, 194, 370 

Dirks, Tyler 107 

Disc Golf 304, 305 

Disney, Elliott 375 

Dissanayake, Sunanda 106 

Dittman, Erin 156 

Dixon, Matthew 154, 380 

Do, Duy 188 

Doane, Craig 349 

Dobbs, Mary 187 

Dodd, Elizabeth 114 

Dodd, Jill 449 

Dodd, Reilly 414 

Dodder, Eric 438 

Dodge, Patrick 418 

Doering, Marc 420 

Doherty, Laura 312 

Dohl, Madelyn 395 

Dohrmann, Sarah 387 

Dolce, Dangely 252 

Dolechek, Luke 323 

Dolechek, Marcia Jo 312 

Dolezal, Joseph 147, 198, 200 

Doll. Timothy 171 

Domenico, Chelsea 284 

Domsch, Jennifer 384 

Domsch, LAnn 338 

Donald, Paula 267 

Donegan, Matt 418 

Donnelly, Amy 414 

Donnelly, Brendan 47 

Donnelly, Kevin 151, 198 

Donnelly, Lisa 414 

Donnelly, Nicole 172 

Donnelson, Cody 508 

Donnert, Nicole 507 

Donovan, Lindsay 370 

Dooley, Kathryn 334 

Doonan, Chelsea 314 

Doornbos, Abigail 202, 341 

Doperalski, David 422 

Dopps, Alison 161 

Doran, Kathleen 384 

Dorsey, Robert 349 

Dorward, Sarah 345 

Doty, Jenna 395 

Doty, Jon 252 

Doty, Timothy II 231, 449 

Dougherty, Patrick 37 456 

Douglas, Greg 241 

Douglas, Mary 175 

Dover, Ben 486 

Dowell, Gordon 77 

Dowell, Lindsay 341 

Dowgray, Erin 341 

Downey, Ben 224 

Downey, Chuck 154 

Downey-Wallace, Laura 258, 259 

Downing, Laura 314 

Doyle, Kristin 414 

Doyle, Lauren 319 

Dozark, Jessica 392 

Drag Queen Competition 328, 329 

Dragastin, Nicole 181, 189 

Drake, Jeanel 449, 507 

Drake, Katrina 175 

Drake, Sarah 498 

Draper, Shannon 172 

Draskovich, Adam 375 

Drass, Joseph 423 

Dreier, Kristen 194 

Dreiling, Jeremy 327 

Dreyer, Brandon 208, 297 

Dringenberg, Brent 403 

Driscoll, Brian 351 

Driscoll, Erin 426 

Driver, Colleen 319 

Drosselmeyer, Lindsay 207 

Duangluthanweesap, Wilasinee 498 

Dubin, Jessica 288, 335 

Dubois, James 10, 114 

Dubois, Leslie 217 

Dubois, Melissa 205 

Ducharme, Corey 158 

Duckers, Chad 231, 449 

Duclos, Jennifer 504 

Dudley, Maria 202 

Dudte, Audra 185, 204, 328 

Duer, Fred 75 

Duerfeldt, Matthew 351 

Duerksen, Ross 327 

Duff, Leah 317 

Duggan, Michelle 221 

Duke, Chris 409 

Duke, Ryan 401 

Dukes, Corey 171 

Dunaway, Megan 345 

Dunaway, Trent 431 

Dunbar, Ashley 70, 179, 395 

Duncan, Alissa 152 

Duncan, Caroline 414 

Duncan, Meredith 414 

Duncan, Samantha 151 

Dunlap, Courtney 384 

Dunn, Aaron 441 

Dunn, Laura 308 

Dunn, Liza 182, 190, 192 

Dunn, Marc 249, 252, 253 

Dunn, Paul 252 

Dunn, Stephen 173 

Dunne, Linda 152 

Dunnigan, James 252 

Dunning, Megan 449 

Dunsmore, Andrew 231 

Dunston, Nanette 485 

Dupont, Sarajane 151 

Durflinger, Heidi 345 

Dusselier, Lauren 370 

Dutmer, Amy 280, 284 

Dvorak, David 334 

Dyer, Chris 420 

Dyer, Sarah 364 

Dyer, Stephen 113 


Eakin, Daniel IV 190, 409| 

Early Weekend 62, 63 1 

Earth Summit 91 J 

Earthball 351! 

Eary, Jacqueline 225, 335j 

Easterwood, Loray 222J 

Easton, Todd 121 

Eatinger, Jared 423j 

Eaverson, Sarah 449J 

Eaves, Jason 1071 

Ebadi, Hosai 177| 

Ebadi, Yar 49, 95! 

Ebert, Melissa 308 

Ebright, Ryan 378J 

Eby, Lucas 160 

Echols, Cody 154, 176, 349 

Echols, Quinton 252 

Eck, Jonathan 420 

Eck, Matthew 42C 

Eck, Samuel 428 

Eckelman, Erica 112 

Eckels, Steven 114 

Eckert, Dawn 33 

Eckler, Mike 486 

Eckman, Tanya 328 

Ecology Council 181, 182 

Economics Club 1 

Ecumenical Campus Ministry Christiar 

Explorers 183 

Eddy, Trent 441 

Edgar, James 107 

Edie, Darell 396 

Edington, Stephani 76, 77 

Edlin, Nicole 157 

Edmonds, Carrie C 44S 

Edmonds, Lindsay 315 

Edmonds, Lindsey 218 

Edmonds, Scott 252 

Edmundson. Heather 41' 

Education, College of 4f 

Education Ambassadors ISC- 
Edwards, Erin 41' 

Edwards, Mike inside cover, 1' 

Edwards, Tara 387 

Edwards, Tracy 7 1 

Eftink, Lance 186, 21 

Ehie, Ike 12' 

Ehling, Andrew 23" 

Eichenberger, Jason 32( 

Eichman, David 331, 33i 

Eidam, Michele 217 

Eiland, Melia 44! 

Eilert, Joshua 276, 44f 

Eilert, Kenneth 33' 

Eilert, Randy 43: 

Eilert, Scott 251 

Eilert, Stephen 43! 

Eisen, Brandi 387 

Eisenhauer, April 294, 39! 

488 Index 

Eiserer, Chris 376 

Ejibe, Pearl 179 

Ek, Allison 345 

Ekholm, Joshua 378 

Ekstrum, Matthew 327 

El-Kour, Tatyana 218 

fa Tuhami, Nadia 320 

Elder, Nelda 114 

Electronic Identifiers 95 

Elgas, Jimmy 276 

Elgert, A.J 240, 241 

Skins, Daniel 423 

Elliot, Anna 387 

Elliot, Mathew 156, 412 

Elliott, Alicia 156 

Elliott, Bob 252 

Elliott, Bryan 179 

Elliott, Christopher 407 

Elliott, Kira 426 

Elliott, Matthew S 507 

Elliott, Misty 179 

Elliott, Sarah 392, 489 

Ellis, Dana 396 

Ellis, Tim 276 

Ellsworth, Kelly 414 

Elmore, Andrew 449 

Elmore, Erin 190, 335 

Elsasser, Peter 171, 449 

Elsea, Charles 361 

Elwell, Shannon 396 

Embry, Bailey 180 

Embry, Leonard Jr 175 

Emery, Tyler 449 

Emizet, Kisangani 127 

Emmot, Johna 184 

Emslie, Julia Rosa 174 

Engelland, Erin 396 

Engelman, Adam 193 

Engelman, Amanda 158, 180, 193 

Engen, Alt 92 

Engineering, College of 49 

Engineering Ambassadors 

Association 184 

Engineering Student Council 184 

Engineering Student Council Executive 

Committee 186 

England, Shannon 345 

Engler, Jessica A 335 

English, William 401 

Ensign, Brooke 221 

Ensign, Nicholas 420 

Entrepreneurs 460, 461 

Epler, Kira 184, 341 

Eppens, Jeremy 193 

Epstein, Ryan 78, 409 

Equestrian 288, 289 

Erichsen, Amanda 146 

Erickson, Beth 441 

Erickson, Brandis 225 

Erickson, Christopher 190 

Erikson, Davin 85 

Erickson, Jamie 384 

Erickson, Kate 370 

Erickson, Larry 107 

Erickson, Liz 370 

Erickson, Teresa 449 

Erikson, Chris 191 

Ernst, Kelly 222, 364 

Ernzen, Cassandra 194, 341 

Erpelding, Lawrence 162, 198 

Ervin, Jessica 467 

Eshelman, Ryan 403 

Esmaeily, Asadollah 106 

Estrella, Jorge 174, 188 

Eta Kappa Nu 186 

Ethridge, Kamie 284 

Etter, Kip 20 

European Floods 91 

Evans, Brandon 418 

Evans, Derrick 252 

Evans, Jason 367 

Evans, Kate 189, 198, 202, 341 

Evans, Lacey 156 

Evans, Mike 272 

Evans, Sara 414 

Everhart, Amber 320 

Everley, Eric 252 

Evers, Matthew 358 

Evert, Alex 154 

Evert, Sarah 154 

Evurunobi, Queenneth 235 

Ewbank, Cristi 209 

Ewing, Nick 449 

Exdell, John 126 

Eyestone, Gregg 122 

Ezekwe, Kelechi 323 

Ezell, Jeremy 381 

Ezell, Rayanna 396 

Fabrey, Susan 449 

Fabrizius, Brad 486 

Fackler, Melissa 396 

Faculty Golf 302, 303 

Faddis, Caitlin 370 

Fagan, Emily 383 

Fagen, Emily 384 

Fager, Kathryn 355 

Fain, Snow 370 

Fairbanks, Christianne 193, 194 

Fairchild, Damon 231 

Fairchild, Fred 114 

Faircloth, M. Mechell 449 

Falcetto, Andrea 207 

Falco, Ryan 351 

Faler, George 320 

Falkner, Keith 431 

Fallesen, Matthew 156 

Fallin, David 112 

Fallin, Jessica 371 

Fallon, Don 93 

Family Success 50, 51 

Fan, Liang 107 

Fanning, Tara 441 

Fanshier, Matthew 423 

Farid, Joseph 373 

Farmer, Mark W 428 

FarmHouse 380, 381, 382 

Farney, Amy 501 

Farr, Jennifer 331 

Farrell, Mary 384 

Fath, Laura 414 

Faulconer, Kelly 414 

Faurot, Michael 441 

Featherstone, Allen 162 

Fehr, Ben 508 

Fehr, Matthew 441 

Feightner, Nick 252 

Feinberg, Ashley 441 

Feldkamp, Carla 207 

Feldkamp, Janine 314 

Feldkamp, Laura 312 

Feldkamp, Robyn 72, 73 

Feldkamp, Scott 20 

Feldkamp, Will 310 

Feldman, Candace 392 

Felin, Jana 177 

Fellers, John 127 

Felten, Brent 351, 367 

Felts, Joshua 182 

Felts, Meghan 288, 355 

Felts, Tamara 218 

Fennell, Jennifer 175 

Fenton, Cristy 170, 171 

Fenwick, Benjamin 166, 192 

Ferdinand, Lorrie 180, 449 

Ferguson, Carolyn 47 

Ferguson, Darcy 288 

Ferguson, Jeffrey 252 

Ferguson, Keegan 373 

Fernandez, Mandy 486 

Fernholz, Michael 351, 353 

Fern, Delbert IV 428 

Ferran, Katherine 355 

Ferrell, Derek 431 

Ferren, Kacey 167 

Ferren, Tarah 371 

Ferris, Crystal 597 

Ferry, Arnold 373 

Fetterman, Braeden 364 

Fetters, Kyle 403 

Fey, Christopher 291 

Fey, Meredith 392 

Fick, Marlon 106 

Fick, Walter 114 

Fike, Joshua 449 

File, Jonathan 349 

File, Lee 252 

Filley, Denise 152, 153 

Finan, T.J 252 

Fincham, Travis 160, 435 

Fine, Leigh 331 

Finger, Matthew 156, 224 

Fingland, Roger 44 

Finkbeiner, Amiee 266 

Finley, Teresa 441 

Finnegan, Jennifer 441 

Finnegan, Michael 43 

Finney, Hannah 323 

Finney, Joe 451 

Firebaugh, Bradley 449 

First Friday 198 

Fischer, Jamie 231 

Fischer, Stacey 176 

Fish, Aaron 437 

Fisher, Cory 387 

Fisher, Kristen 341 

Fisher, Morgan 175, 177, 222, 406, 450 

Fisher, Rebecca 320 

Fisher, Sara 187 

Fisher, Sarah 218 

Fisher, Shawn 174, 320 

Fisher, Tiffany 414 

Fitzgerald, Kyle 420 

Fitzpatrick, Abby 371 

Fitzpatrick, Tony 37 

Fjell, Sarah 165, 184 

Flanigan, Devaney 331 

Flannigan, James 327 

* ''&&• 


tML W ■ M 

Flavell, William 431 

Flavin, Jolie 183 

Flax, Lucas 310 

Fleischacker, Rachel 441 

Fleming, Alison 392 

Fleming, Regina 312 

Flenthrope, Mike 174 

Flentie, Elizabeth 371 

Flentie, Nick 367 

Fleske, Brian 190, 191 

Fletcher, Julie 392, 505 

Flickner, Ryan 378 

Flinchbaugh, Catherine 414 

Flink, Nicholas 367 

Flint Hills Breadbasket 360 

Fliter, John Jr 127 

Flora, Tyler 433 

Florance, Justin 378 

Flynn, Anne 341 

Foerschler, Jonathan 435 

Fogel, Andrew 375, 376 

Fogle, Ashley 392 

Fogle, Christopher 310 

Fogo, William 252, 450 

Folkerts, Amy 52, 414 

Folsom, David 361 

Fonferko, Renee 112 

Fontaine, Brady 170 

Football 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 

248, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255 

Foote, Derek 381 

Foote, Kristen 259, 491 

Foran, Sean 126 

Ford, Bret 418 

Ford, Chester 431 

Ford, Gregory 441 

Ford Hall 316, 317, 318 

Ford Hall Governing Board 316 

Foreman, Donielle 341 

Foreman, Stephanie 383, 384 

Forgy, Jacob 140 

Forgy, Johanna 314 

Forsse, Emily 189, 202, 414 

Forsythe, Steve 310 

Fort, Amber 217, 384 

Fort, Travis 361 

Fortin, Corey 147, 156, 176 

Fortin, Kristi 176 

Forum Hall 47 

Foster, Adam 151, 162 

Foster, Addi 154 

Foster, Aimee 341 

Foster, Donald 92, 95,108 

Foster, Nancy 501 

Foura, Bradley 450 

Foura, Jodi 387 

Foust, Abby 183 

Foust, Amber 317 

Fowler, Jeremiah 157, 179 

Fowler, Jordan 387 

Fowler, Talia 384 

Fox, Amber 288 

Fox, Katrina 207 

Fracol, Jamie 335, 355 

Fraley, Kristin 336 

Frame, Spencer 237 

Frampton, Rebecca 317 

Francel, Natalie 221, 450 

Francisco, John 113 

Franco, Tadeo 188 

Franey, Clinton 412 

Frank, Kellen 351 

Dakotah Bye, Lynette Ring, Brent Jackson, Brett 
Clark, Kyle Heinrich, Jerrod Clark, Wes Keller, 
Stephen Blevins, Dusty Jones, Travis Clary. 

Sarah Elliott, Jenny Cline, Janet Jester, Darcy 
Tice, Carrie Rienert. 

Megan Heyka, Tamara Depew, Courtney Weis, Amy 
Scott, April Sutton, Holly Glover, Stephanie Lane, 
Renae Jamison, Ansel Barngrover, Aaron Vader, 
Melanie Hilgers, Jessica Hutt, Stacey Miller, Lisa 



Frankenberry, Nicholas 350 

Frankenstein 86, 87 

Franklin, Aaron T. 351 

Franklin, Ana 104 

Franklin, Bernard 162 

Franklin, Brandon 508 

Franklin, Justin 401 

Franklin, Michaela 259 

Franklin, Timothy 338 

Franko, James 431, 432 

Frank Bergman Elementary School 420 

Franssen, Courtney 266 

Franz, Jesse 172 

Franz, Lindsay 207 

Frasier, Curt 92 

Frasier, Ryan 381 

Frazee. Megan 207 

Frazey. Renee 189, 217 

Frazier, Ashley 396 

Frederick, Tanner 435 

Frederking, Ashley 314 

Freed, Kimberly 171, 355 

Freeman, Aubrey 407 

Freeman, Krista 406 

Freeman, Kristina 176, 207 

Freeman, Scott 351 

Freeze, David 334 

Freng, Joshua 441 

Frets, Kara 392 

Freund. Amanda 332 

Freund, Steven 450 

Frey. Kari 221, 450 

Frey, Made 345 

Freyenberger, Jane 120 

Frick, Audra 387 

Frick. Kurtis 350 

Friebe, Bernd 127 

Frieden, Vanndy 433 

Friedrichs, Kevin 237 

Frieling, Mitzi 344 

Frieling, Terra 218 

Frieman, Jerome 114 

Friend, Ashley 312 

Friesen, Ashley 166, 222 

Friess, Lindsay 363 

Fritz, John 114, 224 

Fritz, Steve 237 

Fritz, Suzie 257, 258 

Froese, Andrea 332 

Froetschner, Chris 420 

Frost, Sarah 164 

Frownfelter, Shane 351 

Fruechting, Jeremy 381 

Frusher, Benjamin 224, 320 

Frusher, Bobbi 450 

Frymire, Nathan 184 

Fuller, David 433 

Fuller, Lindsey 414 

Fund, Andy 412 

Funk, Gary 113 

Funk, Jennifer 392 

Funmilayo, Irahim 291 

Funston, Jill 414 

Furlo, Jillian 315 

Furman, Carrie 345 

Future Financial Planners 164, 165 


Gabbert, Rebecca 450 

Gaddie, Leigh 188 

Gaddis, Lauren 450 

Gager, Rachael 116 

Galitzer, Janis 128 

Gallagher, Creighton 423 

Gallagher, Erin 341 

Gallagher, Michael 65 

Gallagher, Patrick 418 

Gallagher, Richard 184, 186 

Galle. Craig 381 

Galliher, Kathryn 164 

Gamma Phi Beta 383, 384, 385, 386 

Gamma Theta Upsilon 187 

Gammill, Sandra 5 

490 Index 

Gammil, Scot 429 

Gammill, William 428 

Gantenbein, Levi 203 

Gao, Stephen 120 

Garavito, Lucia 126 

Garcia, Bruno 237, 265 

Garcia, Carla 172 

Garner, Jack 272 

Garner, Tara 371 

Garren, Ryan 358 

Garrett, Craig 14 

Garrett, Ryan 504 

Garrett, Tim 197, 198 

Garrison, Danielle 396 

Garten, Cody 485 

Gartrell, Ethan 184, 381 

Gasken, Christopher 433 

Gaskill, Brianna 345 

Gasoline Rates 95 

Gasper, Anna 392 

Gass, Lindsi 184 

Gass, Steven 432 

Gasser, Ellen 384 

Gast, Laura 396 

Gates, Brooke 345 

Gates, Valerie 450 

Gatewood, Barbara 106 

Gatterman, Anthony 378 

Gatterman, Lindsay 384 

Gattis, Joshua 164 

Gaugh, Emily 207, 225 

Gaunt, Melissa 345 

Gayle, Philip 112 

Gee, Whitney 387 

Geer, Jamie 388 

Gehlen, Brian 178, 179 

Gehrke, Stevin 107 

Gehrt, Brandon 422 

Gehrt, Gretchen 205, 308 

Gehrt, Jennifer 114 

Gehrt, Jesse 450 

Geiger, Dustin 435 

Geiger, Nathan 435 

Geisler, Kristina 184 

Geist, Patricia 355 

Gelinas, Dominic 311, 327 

Genereux, Darin 202 

Gentry, Jodi 164 

Gentry, Joel 360, 361 

Gentry, Paul 361 

Geology 120 

George, Denise 151, 162 

George, Derek 237, 265 

George, Jennifer 388, 508 

George, Lindsey 217, 288, 388 

Gerla, Rick 252 

Germer, Lindsey 450 

Gerstberger, Amber 450 

Gervais, Natalie 222, 384, 508 

Gewain, Kimberly 218, 364 

Geyer, Vicky 121 

Gfeller, Darren 433 

Gibbens. Jennifer 183, 384 

Gibbs, Adam .' 55 

Gibbs, Erica 175 

Gibson, Cassy 151 

Gibson, Douglas 202 

Gibson, Gary 378 

Gibson, Vince 242, 243 

Gigger, Leronica 450 

Gigot, Amanda 288 

Gilgus, Nicole 364 

Giles, Erin 167, 181 

Giles, Katie 175 

Giligan, John 94 

Gilkerson, Amy 355 

Gill, Dustin 432 

Gill, Heather 441 

Gillespie, Hailey 189, 204 

Gillis, Marin 126 

Ginavan, Kyle 184 

Gipson, Adrianne 371 

Gipson, Mark 423 

Gipson, Zach 323 

Girard, Jennifer 392 

Girls of the Big 12 18, 19 

Gissler, Shelly 441 

Gitchell, Kenneth 310 

Glaenzer, Sharon 146, 156 

Glaister, Stephen 126, 132, 133 

Glapa, Mackenzie 371 

Glasco, Clayton 351 

Glasco, Lauren 414 

Glasgow, Larry 303 

Glasscock, Kelly .... 32, 218, 450, 507, 508 

Glatz, Lindsay 192, 396 

Glazier, Andrew 401 

Gleason, Brendan 381 

Gleason, Steven 252 

Glenn, Gretchen 184, 336 

Glotzbach, Jeremy 167 

Glover, Danny 66, 67 

Glover, Lacey 288 

Glymour, Bruce 126 

Goatley, Marie 441 

Goebel, Joscelyne 364 

Goebel, Leah 341 

Goebel, Kelly 498 

Goedken, Elizabeth 396 

Goehring, Lauren 257, 258, 259 

Goethe, Shelley 179 

Goetz, Michelle 312 

Goetz, Nathan 438 

Goetz, Tammy 218 

Goff, Eric 437 

Goff, Jennie 392 

Goff, Joshua 320 

Goin, Dennis 166 

Goin, Jason 203 

Goins, James 171 

Golden, Melinda 167 

Golden, Patrick 328 

Golden, Stacey 371 

Goldstein, Michael 441 

Golf Course Superintendents 

Association 190, 191 

Goll, David 438 

Gomez, Vicky 450 

Goni, Sergio Villasanti 193 

Gonzales, Alicia 323 

Gonzalez, Andres 233 

Gonzalez, Michael 409 

Good, Amy 336 

Good, Andria 341 

Good, Grant 165, 381 

Good, Laura 198, 218 

Good, Melissa 202 

Goodale, Tom 422 

Goodheart, Jolene 184, 192 

Goodheart, Kendal 190 

Goodin, Douglas 115 

Goodlin, Casey 312 

Goodloe, Natalie 192 

Goodman, Clint 193, 450 

Goodnow Hall 319, 320, 321, 322, 356 

Goossen, Carmelita 151, 162, 198, 308 

Gordon, Janey 441 

Gordon, Jason 418 

Gordon, Mark 450 

Gorman, Kevin 438 

Gorman, Wendy 171, 414 

Gormely, Patrick 112, 114 

Gorney, Matthew 218, 327, 508 

Gorrell, Nathan C 438 

Gorup, Eileen 384 

Gorup, Joseph 419 

Gorup, Steven 419 

Gottschalk, Kelly 426 

Gottschalk, Megan 396 

Gould, Jennifer 388 

Gourlay, Lindsay 266 

Govreau, Jason 203 

Gowens, Amy 317 

Graber, Clinton 409 

Graber, James 252 

Graber, Troy 381 

Grabill, Kyle 217 

Grabitz, Anthony 437 

Grable, John 114 

Graduate Student Council 187 

Graduation 24, 25 

Grady, Jason 441 

Graesli, Marit 336 

Graham, Christopher L 418, 419 

Graham, Jeffery 441 

Graham, John V 172 

Graham, Lindsay 396 

Grain Science Center 47 

Grams, Landon 193, 334 

Grandberry, Brandon 252 

Grandstaff, Lindsey 396 

Grant, Kelly 154, 200, 201 

Gratny, Kelly 289 

Gravenstein, Elizabeth 323 

Graverson, Abbra 392 

Graves, Jason 380, 381 

Graves, Russell 115 

Gray, Alissa 341 

Gray, Alyssa 181 

Gray, Brent 450, 508 

Gray, Kelsey 45C 

Gray, Walter II 361 

Greathouse, Tabitha 125 

Grecian, Stephanie 190, 218, 396 

Greek Odyssey Cafe 74, 7i 

Greeks Advocating the Mature Managemen 

of Alcohol 1 

Green, Erin E 184, 221, 50^ 

Green, Jarred 451 

Green, Lee 32G 

Green, Rebekah 235, 261! 

Green, Zac 497 

Greene, Allison 34f 

Greene, Amy 34J 

Greene, Christopher 31C 

Greene, Kathleen 1V 

Greene, Melinda 38' 

Greene, Melissa 392, 467 

Greenwald, Jesse 20< 

Greenwood, Nicholas 17E 

Greer, Katherine 33 

Gregoire, Zach 43CJ 

Gregory, Kristin 45'' 

Greig, Elizabeth 190, 37J 

Grennan, Christopher 161, 32CI 

Grennan, Erin 205, 38! 

Greszler, Kevin 151 

Grier, Scott 40<J 

Griess, Rachael 221 

Griffey, Kristin 14( 

Griffin, Aliesha 17< 

Griffin, Eleri 182, 396, 504 

Griffin, Jacqueline 28! 

Griffin, Jessica 313 

Griffin, Kelly 39! 

Griffin, Nolan 36 

Griffith, Tony 25: 

Griggs, Kendall 101 

Grimes, Terrick 32 

Grimmer, Rachel 34 

Grisier, Chad 184, 38 

Griswold, Sara 41 ■ 

Grobbel, Jennine 49: 

Groene, Grant 36 

Grogan, Steve 242, 24: 

Gronemeyer, Dustin 43: 

Groover, Iris 45 

Grose, Nicole 235, 26: 

Gross, Jacob 158, 32: 

Gross, Kara 38 

Grossardt, Brandon 16 

Grossart, Jenae 28 

Grote, Briana 33 

Grotheer, Sarah 28 

Grothoff, Kelly 34 

Grover, Marci 18 

Grover, Paige 34 

Grubb, David 32 

Gruber, Emily 32 

Gruenbacher, Don 113, 18 

Gruenbacher, Jim 23 

Gruenbacher, Lori 

Grund, Holly 42 

Grunewald, Katharine 12 

Grutzmacher, Gina 172, 45 

Gudenkauf, Jared 40 

Guental, Krista 37 

Guenther, Christie 167, 39 

Guerre, Gabby 257, 258, 25 

Guilfoil, Megan 20 

Gulledge. Travis 40 

Gumerman, Roger 4 

Guries, Darin 202, 21 

Gurney, Kamala 17 

Gurtner, Amber 31 

Guthrie, Ryan 2 

Gutierrez, Irlanda 17 

Gutierrez, Jonathan 21 

Gutierrez, Roxanne 22 

Guttery, Dennise 4£ 


Guzman, Mauricio inside cover 

Gwaltney, Andrea 384 

Gwinner, Kevin 114 



Haag, Amber 426 

Haag, Lucas 156, 208 

Haake, Emily 397 

Haberman, Patrick 165 

Habiger, Tyler 202 

Hacker, Tara 188, 235 

Haddock, Michael 114 

Haffner, Michelle 172 

Hafner, Heather 451 

Hageman, Amy 172 

Hageman, Charles E. IX 432 

Hageman, Travis 154, 181 

Hagenmaier, Matthew 358 

Hager, Jared 433 

Hagler, Morgan 238 

Hagman, Brandon 170, 193 

Hagmann, Constanza 124 

Haines, Melanie 172, 200 

Halbleib, Erin 184, 217 

Halderman, Ashleigh 235 

Hale Library 72, 73, 91, 94 

Hale, Jenny 267 

Halepeska, Megan 205, 332 

Haley, Dana 451 

iHall, Ashley 130, 131 

Hall, Branden 157 

Hall, Brian 179, 352 

l Hall, Dustin 407 

Hall, Jessica 207, 320 

Hall, Krystle 317 

'Hall, Matthew T 361 

Hall, Nathan 422 

Hall, S. Gabrianna 183, 397 

Hall, Shala 207, 218 

Haller, Katie 364 

Halleran, Jill 235, 364 

Hallett, Mathew 451 

Halliburton, Essence 175, 197, 198, 

222, 451 

Halstead, Jenny 441 

Ham, Krista 181 

Hamel, Ryan 165 

Hamil, Summer 288, 336 

Hamilton, James 126, 133 

Hamlin, L Joy 259 

Hamm, Kimberly 328 

Hammack, Scott 205, 206, 207 

Hammaker, Robert 106 

Hammerschmidt, Janie 219 

Hammes, Gretchen 177, 202, 388 

Hammon, Justin 508 

Hammond, Justin 403 

Hamor, Andrew 432 

Hampel, Megan 336 

Hampl, Travis 348, 358 

Hancock, Christopher 323 

Hancock, Marjorie 43, 112, 114 

Hancock, Melisa 112 

Hancock, Tara 164 

Handke, Aaron 179 

Handlos, David 194 

Hands, Marisa 332 

Hands, Nathan 378 

Haney, Julia 60, 320 

Hanke, Leah 341 

Hanks, Tammy 222, 451 

Hanna, Nick 376 

Hanna, Steven 121 

Hannebaum, Ryan 352 

Hanneman, Bradley 419 

Hanney, Tara 345 

Hanschu, Brandon 217 

Hansen, Benjamin 350 

Hansen, Josie 413 

Hanson, Jefry 203 

Hanson, Kari 284 

Hanson, Morgan 388 

Hanzlicek, Andrew 442 

Hanzlick, Sarah 451 

Happer, Emily 320, 508 

Happer, Tiffany 320 

Hardin, Katherine 414 

Harding, Heath 192 

Harding, Logan 438 

Harding, Troy 113, 171, 209 

Hardman, Alisha 388 

Hardwick, Lindsay 192 

Hardy, Jessica 320 

Hardzinski, Frances 442 

Haritatos, Jonathan 451 

Haritatos, Sisa 72, 73 

Harkness, Galen 284 

Harlin, William Jr 175 

Harmon, Elizabeth 328 

Harmon, Krista 263 

Harms, Andrea 167 

Harms, Haldor 237 

Harms, Huston 252 

Harnett, R. Michael 121 

Harper, Kristi 114 

Harries, Colby 358 

Harrington, John A. Jr 115 

Harrington, Lisa 115 

Harris, Clark 151, 162 

Harris, Crystal 426 

Harris, Elizabeth 317 

Harris, James A 157, 412 

Harris, Jennifer 171 

Harris, Kevin 267 

Harris, Lindsay 355 

Harris, Sarah 172 

Harris, Tonya 176 

Harrison, Richard 352 

Hart, Bradley II 361 

Hart, Jarrett 276 

Hart, Michael 361 

Hartenstein, Shannon 146, 451 

Harter, Lance 184, 217, 451 

Hartford, Marty 72, 73 

Hartman, Jack 272 

Hartmann, Erica 442 

Hartter, Mark 184 

Hartwich, Will 451 

Harvey, Erin 128 

Haselwood, Katie 179 

Haslett, Cassi 442 

Hass, Julie 345 

Hass, Scott 403 

Hassan, Masud 113 

Hastings, Lara 388 

Hasty, Justin 381 

Hasty, William 151, 154 

Hatfield, Lauren 308 

Hatfield, Stephanie 388 

Hatheway, Melissa 442 

Haub, Mark 121 

Hauber, Eric 327 

Hauck, Angeline 371 

Haug, Melissa 329 

Haugh, Megan 397 

Hauldren, Linzi 266 

Haupt, Michelle 203 

Hauschild, Staci 485 

Hauser, Zach 157 

Havens, Derek 378 

Haverkamp, Quinn 502 

Haverkamp, Tricia 502 

Hawk, Tom 26, 27 

Hawkins, Curtis 208 

Hawkins, Esther 414 

Hawkins, G. Anthony 376 

Hawkins, Scott 332 

Hawkinson, Jeff 411 

Hawkinson, Micah 166 

Hawkinson, Travis 401 

Hawks, Ryan 409 

Hawley, Ross 231 

Hawley, Ryan 231 

Hawthorne, Sarah 205 

Hayden, Marques 227, 276 

Hayden, Miranda 332 

Hayes, Elizabeth 414 

Hayes, Kathryn 345 

Hayes, Mark 352 

Haymaker Hall 244, 323, 324, 325 

Hayman Fire 89 

Haynes, Brandon 352, 459 

Haynes, Diane 438 

Haynes, Jason 451 

Hayob, Alexander 367 

Hayob, Matthew 367 

Hays, Kasey 355 

Hazen, Erica 341 

Heard, Natasha 184, 186 

Heart Strings Community Service 360 

Heaser, Jason 504 

Heathcock, Gavin 332 

Heaton, Louis 127 

Hebb, Barry 208 

Hecht, Tory 38, 162 

Heck, Christopher 432 

Hedberg, Kathleen 345 

Hedgcoth, Charlie 92 

Hedgpeth, Thad 252 

Hedlund, Sarah 458 

Hedrick, Donald 114 

Heffel, Sarah 238 

Heidrick, Amy 355 

Heier, Andrew 310 

Heier, Jessica 312, 313, 424 

Heil, Bradley 165 

Heil, Christopher 423 

Heil, Robert 300, 301, 423 

Heil, Tyler 429 

Heiman, Michaela 388 

Hein, Lance 237 

Heine, Jason 403 

Heinen, Erin 156, 308 

Heines, Ben 485 

Heinrich, Kyle 504 

Heinrichs, Heidi 190 

Heins, Alicia 345 

Heins, Jill 388 

Heise, Ashley 345 

Helder, Lucas 88 

Hellar, Kevin 167 

Heller, Jennifer 397 

Heller, Josey 397 

Heller, Mary 112 

Helmers, Grant 218, 381 

Helmkamp, Amy 392 

Helmke, Laura 426 

Helms, Ashley 151 

Helms, Kristina 200 

Hemberger, Megan 288 

Hembree, Brett 167 

Henderson, Andrew 352 

Henderson, Devin 403, 430 

Henderson, Joseph 68, 419 

Henderson, Nolan 373 

Henderson, Sarah 371 

Hendricks, Nathan 381 

Hendrix, Andrea 415 

Hendrix, Scott 115 

Henley, Michael 184 

Henn, Stephen 324 

Henry, Crystal 70 

Henry, Doretha 185, 197 

Hensler, Michael 409 

Henson, Megan 267 

Henson, Steve 272 

Heptig, Christina 192 

Herbarium 47 

Herlitz, Lisa 451 

Hermanns, Eric 358 

Hermesch, Derrick 164 

Hernandez, Annette 124 

Herold, Nicholas 361 

Herrman, Anthony 310 

Herrman, Rein 145, 146, 148 

Herrmann, Amy 266 

Herrmann, Jarrid 154 

Herrmann, Jay R 299 

Herron, Amber 442 

Herron, Justin 422 

Hertzenberg, Casey 378 

Hertzler, Jon 367 

Herzog, Rachael 355 

Hess, Lisa 442 

Hesse, Benjamin 154, 161 

Hesseltine, Ryan 190, 329 

Hesterman, Beth 329 

Hetrick, Casey 451 

Heublein, John 106 

Heusi, Thayne 293 

Hewes, Daniel 438 

Hewins, Charles 203 

Hewins, Mike 21 

Glenda Blackman, Lacey Beaman, 
Patrice Holderbach. 

Jodie DeMoss, Kristen Ford, 
Audrey Atencio, Christina 

Scott Tolson, Onyema Nwaomah. 

Nicholas Roeder, Karody 
Newmann, Carrie Simoneau, John 



Hewitt, Jeffrey 376 

Heyka, Bradley 94 

Heyka, Megan 489 

Hibbard, Jonathan 350 

Hibbard, Karen 115 

Hickman, Bryan 252 

Hicks, Ashley 392 

Hicks, David 202 

Hicks, Sarah 442 

Hiebert, Lacie 392 

Hiesterman, Randy 156 

Higginbotham, Jaclyn 392 

Higgins, Daniel 106 

Higgins. Eric 115 

Higgins, Mary 121 

Higginson, Delvin 156, 198, 350 

High, Morgan 235 

Highbarger, Amy 442 

Highland, Garth 451 

Hightower, Ray 43, 217 

Hilboldt, Katie 341 

Hildebrand, Kent 381 

Hilgenkamp, Heather 393 

Hilgers, Josh 486 

Hilgers, Melanie 489 

Hill, Cassidy 384 

Hill, Chaytan 235 

Hill, Janell 181, 189, 190, 451 

Hill, Leslie 177, 218, 371 

Hill, Thomas 252 

Hillard, Derek 126 

Hillen, Jonathan 172 

Hills, Allyson 397 

Hilton, Hilary 397 

Hinderliter, Chad 329 

Hinderliter, Tristan 158 

Hinemeyer, Michelle 415 

Hines, Chadwick 171, 419 

Hines, Lindsey 179 

Hinkin, Michael 352 

Hinrichs, Diane 218 

Hintz, Heather 341 

Hipp, Shawndra 329 

Hipsher, Steven 419 

Hirschmann, Christopher 404 

Hisken, Allen 198 

Hiskett, Erin 207 

Hispanic American Leadership 

Organization 188 

Hiss, Bradley 352 

History Lesson 134, 135 

Hjetland, Jon 433 

Ho, Michael 200 

Hoag, Linda 114 

Hobbs. Justin 350 

Hoch, Lindsey 171, 218, 384 

Hochman, Kira 451 

Hodge, Benjamin 95 

Hodes, Brian 432 

Hodgins, Dustin 151 

Hodgson, James L 158, 435, 449 

Hodgson, Janelle 442 

Hodnefield, Bradley 423 

Hoeh, Kerry 345 

Hoffman, Cory 252 

Hoffman, Kathleen 362, 415 

Hoffman, Lindsay 384 

Hoffman, Michael 361 

Hoffman, Sky 237 

Hoffmann, Steven 367 

Hofmann, Andrew 320 

Hogan, Rachel 341 

Hoglund, Christopher 451 

Hoheisel, Carol 107 

Hoheisel, Nick 252 

Hohn, Keith 107 

Hohnbaum, Jeff 378 

Hoisington, Tracy 454 

Hoke, Mary Beth 193, 454, 501 

Holakeituai, Peni 252 

Holcomb, Carol 43, 121 

Holcomb, Lori 266 

Holcomb, Mark 237 

Holden, Gretchen 114 

Holden, Kezia 320 

Holder, James 433 

Holderbach, Patrice 167, 332, 491 

Holen, Kathryn 112 

Holen, Michael 49 

Holiday Shopping 52, 53 

492 Index 

Holladay, Sarah 467 

Holland, Jody 297 

Holland, Neely 62 

Hollander, Darren 432 

Holle, Orrin 147, 154, 176 

Holle, Sarah 393 

Hollembeak, Abigail 454 

Hollis, Blair 385 

Hollis, Emily 75, 385 

Holloman, Jerry 158 

Holloway, Matthew 404 

Hollowell, Kelly 341 

Holman, Julia 184, 186, 319, 320, 321 

Holmbeck, Jay 404 

Holmes, Ashley 363, 364 

Holmes, John 486 

Holmes, Michael 167, 420 

Holopirek, Katie 320 

Holopirek, Matt 446 

Holson, Rob 176 

Holste, Alex 158 

Holste, Alyssa 317 

Holste, Andrea 329 

Holste, Charles 381 

Holste, Courtney 336 

Holste, Jeff 167 

Holston, Cate 235, 263 

Holt, Jamie 266 

Holthaus, Kristin 207 

Homan, Paul 216, 438 

Homeier, Memory 183, 218 

Homeland Security 94 

Homolka, Robert 106 

Honas, Matthew 167 

Honeyman, Kerri 193 

Hoobler, Tina 40, 41, 63, 217, 385 

Hood, Erin 225 

Hook, Pat 25 

Hooper, Gordon 165 

Hooper, Jason 154, 381 

Hoopingarner, Eric 22, 467 

Hoover, Darrick 378 

Hoover, Francis 209 

Hoover, Lindsay 389, 397 

Hoover, Luann 114 

Hopp, Casie 221 

Hopp, Shauna 221, 364 

Hopper, Heather 175 

Hopple, Richard 422 

Hoppock, Chase 401 

Hopson, Paul 209 

Hopwood, Erica 167 

Horchem, Megan 364 

Horchem, Travis 252 

Horgan, Amy 204, 454 

Hornbaker, Justin 401 

Hornbaker, Nicole 454 

Hornbeck, Thomas 237, 421 

Hornberger, Clinton 350 

Horner, Adam 428 

Homey, Traci 12 

Horsley, Elizabeth 364 

Horton, Christine 388 

Horton, Katie 182, 345 

Hoss, Jennifer 190 

Hossain, Mustaque 106 

Hostetler, Charlie 422 

Hostetter, Jennifer 392, 393 

Hostin, Jessica 202 

Hotard, Matthew 454 

Hotel Restaurant, Institutional Management 

and Dietetics 120 

Hothan, Jared 502 

Hotsenpiller, Christina 208 

Houchin, Thomas 252 

Houdek, Amy 393 

Houseman, Sarah 454 

Houston, Jonathan 409 

Houtwed, Matthew 329 

Howard, Straton 423 

Howard, Tiffany 385 

Howe, Rebecca 171, 345 

Howell, Alyse 388 

Howell, Amy 329 

Howell, Brooke 388 

Howell, Bryan 409 

Hoyt, Kenneth 107 

Hrenchir, Christina 341 

Hrenchir, Michelle 393 

Hruby, Jennifer 442 

Hsia, Lilli 397 

Hua, Duy 106 

Hubbard, Dustin 172, 381 

Hubbard, Mary 120 

Hudson, Karen 121 

Hudson, Kerri 442 

Hudson, Michael 376 

Hudson, Ron 252 

Huebner, Sarah 341 

Huelsman, Lindsey 385 

Huff, Alan 324 

Huff, John 407 

Huff, Steven 203 

Hufford, Andrea 22, 161, 454 

Huggins, Denise 221 

Hughes, Jason 167 

Hughes, Langston 66, 67 

Hughes, Sharla 171 

Hughey, Judith 107 

Hughey, Kenneth 107 

Huke, Joseph 454 

Hull, Tara 415 

Hulsing, Coila 324 

Hultgren, Brice 438 

Human Ecology, College of 49 

Human Ecology Ambassadors 189 

Human Nutrition 121 

Humphreys, Brent 423 

Hundley, Andrew 252 

Hunt, Daniel 324 

Hunter, Kelly 426 

Hunter, Nicholas 407 

Huntley, Kevin 252 

Hupach, Adam 324 

Hurd, Brandon 216 

Hurla, Christen 497 

Hurley, Amanda 200, 385 

Hurley-Hedrick, Amanda 454 

Hurrelbrink, Amy 100 

Hurrelbrink, Bill 467 

Hurst, Koli 237 

Hurt, Pamela 55, 317 

Husband, Rick 94 

Huschka, Bryce 404, 504 

Huschka, Ryan 404 

Huseman, Ashley 151, 389 

Huska, Jay 428 

Hutchinson, Amber 438 

Hutt, Jessica 489 

Huynh, James 223 

Huynh, Justin 188, 324 

Huynh, Tram 177, 188, 200, 223 

Hyde, April 164, 454 

Hyde, Marcella 183 

Hyle, Diana 335, 336 

Ice, Marshall 454 

Icthus Christian Fellowship .. 180, 181, 452 
Industrial and Manufacturing Systems 

Engineering 121 

Ingram, Christine 235 

Ingram, Jason 409 

Insect Zoo 124, 125 

Institute for Electronic and Electrical 

Engineers 189 

Interfraternity Council and PanHellenic 

Council 190 

Internships 114, 115 

Interstate 40 Bridge 88 

Inzerillo, Dominic 412 

Ireland, Bethany 341 

Ireland, Zachary 381 

Irsik, Linda 50, 51 

Irsik, Max 50, 51 

Irsik, Maxson 50, 51 

Irsik, Tessa 50 

Irvin, Braden 252 

Isaacson, Jordan 350 

Itza-Ortiz, Salomon 183 

Iverson, Kristina 157 

Ivy, Teresa 121 

Iwin, Josh 501 

Jaax, Jerry 90 

Jabara, Heather 385 

Jaccard, Lindsey 192, 309 

Jacka. April 355 

Jackson, Brett 489 

Jackson, Christopher 198, 409 

Jackson, Crystal 324 

Jackson, Gregory 442 

Jackson, James 361 

Jackson, Lynn 308 

Jackson, Marques 252 

Jackson, Robert 334 

Jackson, Shane 252 

Jackson, Stacy 318 

Jackson, Tanisha 175, 316, 318 

Jackson, William 116 

Jacob, Amanda 385 

Jacob, Dustin 164 

Jacob, Kate 207 

Jacobs, Anthony 432 

Jacobs, April 389 

Jacobs, April D 345 

Jacobs, Ashley 426 

Jacobs, Erica 454 

Jacobs, Fletcher 454 1 

Jacobs, Matt 176 

Jacoby, Stephen 432 

Jahansouz, Sara 426 

Jaklevich, Amber 266{ 

James, Brett 409 

James, Dalton 367 

James, Jonathan 241 

James, Lacy 33 

James, Lindsay 501 

James, Melissa 442 

James, Nathan 327 

James, Ronald 137, 138, 139 

James, Sarah 235 

James, Titus 198 

Jamison, C.J 237 

Jamison, Renae 489 

Janda, Swinder 43 

Jang, Shawn 120 

Janssen, Trisha 389 

Jantz, Aaron 40 

Jantz, Amanda 332 

Jantz, Karen 336 

Jantzen, Andrea 189, 309 

Jardine, Douglas 127 

Jarmer, Katherine 171, 179, 218, 397 

Jarmer, Kelli 397 

Jaroonsri, Satinee 498 

Jasperson, Stacy 369, 371 

Jayroe, Amy 355 

Jecminkova, Alena 233 

Jefferson, Daysha 174 

Jelinek, Russell 367 

Jenkins, Lynn 94 

Jennings, Joshua 182 

Jensen, Cari 259, 261 

Jensen, Erika 104, 10i 

Jensen, Kris 258, 259 

Jensen, Shawn 442 

Jensen, Tiffany 19C 

Jeong, Wan 362 

Jeppesen, Kelly 41E 

Jerman, Lindsay 35E 

Jessup, Roy 151 

Jester, Janet 48£ 

Jeter, David 194 

Jewel, Jessica 45^ 

Jiang, Hongxing 44 

Jiang, Wenbo 45^ 

Jim Colbert Intercollegiate 

Tournament 24C 

Jin, Sixuan 4^ 

Johannes, Rachael 30£ 

John, Jessica 167 

John, Matthew 167 

Johnson, Adam 376 

Johnson, Andrea 41 £ 

Johnson, Angie 38f 

Johnson, Anna 35E 

Johnson, Bridget 174, 324 

Johnson, Christina 334 

Johnson, Christophers 352, 353 

Johnson, Georgett 406 

Johnson, James C 419 

Johnson, Jerad 252 

Johnson, Jessy 345 

Johnson, Jordan 324 

Johnson, Kathleen 355 

Johnson, Kelcy 389 

Johnson, L. Baynes 486 

Johnson, Laverne 174 

Johnson, Leigh 346 

Johnson, Lesley 341 

Johnson, Lowell 127 

Johnson, Marc 48 

Johnson, Mike 252, 255 

Johnson, Misti 315 

Johnson, Nathan 326 

Johnson, Patrick 125 

Johnson, Rebecca S 318 

Johnson, Shane 157, 160 

Johnson, Shawn 162, 200 

Johnson, Terry 44, 92, 128 

Johnson, Theron 502 

Johnson, Vernyce 454 

Johnsrud, Pamela 355 

Johnston, Amy 320 

Johnston, Benjamin 412 

Johnston, D. Bruce 419 

Johnston, Marlon 65 

Johnston, Nicole 176 

Jones, Adam Christopher 419 

Jones, Anne M 393 

Jones, Beth 151, 162 

Jones, Carla 107 

Jones, David 183 

Jones, Dusty 489 

Jones, Eva 200 

Jones, Gaven 235 

Jones, Heather A 442 

Jones, Jason 338 

Jones, Jeff R 381 

Jones, Jefferson 208 

Jones, Kevin 421 

Jones, Kyle 407 

Jones, Lance 352 

Jones, Lindsey 505, 508 

Jones, Lisa 218 

Jones, Lori 180 

Jones, Matthew H 186, 437 

Jones, Megan 371 

Jones, Nanette 341 

Jones, Preston 332 

Jones, Rebecca 60 

Jones, Ryan 368 

Jones, Scott H 114 

Jones, Shaquanta 174, 406 

Jones, Stephanie 442 

Jones, Timothy Jay 373 

Jones, Tyler 409 

Jones, William 174, 237 

Jordan, Adria 203 

Jordan, Kelly 442 

Jordan, Laura 415 

Jordan, Lori 356 

Jordan, Randy 249, 252 

Jordan, Shannon 222, 224 

Jordan, Shawna 121 

Josefiak, Nikki 175 

Journalism and Mass Communications 

Ambassadors 190 

Joy, Jama 190 

Joyce, Jaime 221, 225, 454 

Juarez, Alejandra 174 

Jubela, Amy 415 

Juhn, Adam 428 

Juhnke, Ryan 361 

Jungel, Scott 320 

Junghans, Clint 423 

Jurich, Anthony 85, 114 

Just, Eric 404 

Justice, Felix 66, 67 


K- State After Hours 405 

K-State Student Union 47, 148, 175, 

199, 467 

K-State Student Union Forum 47 

K-State Student Union Plaza 194, 195 

K-Stater's Inspired to Stop 

Smoking 78, 79 

Kabler, Adam 435 

KACZ-FM96.3 92 

Kaczmarek, Michelle 125 

Kaeb, Troy 186 

Kahler, Joshua 176 

Kail, Jessica 320 

Kail, Molly 320 

Kaiser, Jayson 252 

Kaiser, Kristen 167, 336 

Kaiser, Sarah 340, 341 

Kakuturu, Sai 454 

Kalb, Megan 341 

Kalberg, Cynthia 341 

Kaliff, Melody 442 

Kaminsky, Daniel 184, 376 

Kammerer, Dustin 352 

Kancel, Anne 356 

Kane, Tyler 237 

Kang, Jee Eun 164 

Kanost, Michael 107 

Kansas Board of Regents 93 

Kansas State Collegian 469 

Kansas State University Gardens 122, 126 

Kanu, Chidi 146 

Kapil, Sanjay 81 

Kapitanski, Lev 125 

Kappa Alpha Theta 387, 388, 389, 390 

Kappa Delta 391, 392, 393, 394 

Kappa Kappa Gamma 351, 395, 396, 

397, 398, 399, 400 

Kappa Omicron Nu 190 

Kappa Sigma 401, 402 

Kaptur, Ronald 442 

Karas, Josef 237 

Karasko, Courtney 158 

Karasko, Kristin 160 

Karcz, Anne 371 

Karim, Altaf 504 

Karlin, Dustin 438 

Karlin, W. Michael 442 

Karnaze, Kelly 341 

Karstetter, Matt 158 

Kashshay, Anton 454 

Kasper, MaryElizabeth 94, 504 

Kasper, Jonathan 412 

Kasselman, Karl 252 

Kathrens, Kurt 455 

Kathrens, Laney 156, 176 

Kattenberg, John 165, 368 

Katz, Jeffrey 124 

Katz, Julie 177 

Katz, Kelly 20 

Katz, Michael 222, 421 

Katzenmeier, Anthony 231 

Kaufmann, Brad 180, 184, 200 

Kaup, Migette 70, 106, 354 

Kaus, Aaron 161, 436 

Kaus, Lisa 161 

Kautz, Heather 364 

Kavich, Paul 455 

Kay, Kristin 341, 504 

Kazi, Naureen 188, 217 

Keane, Allison 156 

Kearney, James 428 

Keating, Frank 88 

Keatley, Kevin 329 

Keaulana-Kamakea, Jesse 252 

KedzieHall 44 

Keech, Corbin 361 

Keeler, Terri 266, 397 

Keeley, Brian 421 

Keeling, Dione 190 

Keen, Kathleen 336 

Keener, Darren 376 

Keeven, Michelle 320 

Keil, Ken 147, 151 

Keil, Kristine 85, 147, 193, 194 

Keimig, Sara 184 

Kejr, Nathan 164 

Keleher, Sean 455 

Keller, John E 158, 435, 436 

Keller, Katherine 341 

Keller, Krista 183 

Keller, Wes 489 

Kellett, Carol 49, 182, 190 

Kelley, Anne 106 

Kelley, Ashley 397 

Kelley, Sharit 153 

Kelley, Susan 336 

Kellogg, Heather 309 

Kelly, Colleen 442 

Kelly, Gina 455 

Kelly, Jennifer 397 

Keltner, Dustin 320 

Kemegue, Francis 146 

Kemmis, Darcy 455 

Kemp, Alexandra 415 

Kemp, Jody 315 

Kendrick, Brandi 216, 341 

Kenkel, Aaron 352 

Kennedy, Aaron 327, 335 

Kennedy, Andrew 171 

Kennedy, Carol 78 

Kennedy, Katie 504 

Kenney, Jared 407 

Kenyon, Justin 455 

Kephart, Carody 415 

Kepley, Karla 218, 309 

Kerby, Kathryn 397 

Kern, Celeste 309 

Kern, Darcy 40, 198 

Kern, Joseph 310 

Kern, Steven 368 

Kerschen, Jon 382 

Kerschen, Kimberly 190, 209, 218 

Kerschen, Rachel 318 

Kershner, Terry 377 

Kersten, Carrie 415 

Kerstetter, Shana 175 

Kesler, Kristin 442 

Kesse, Holly 172 

Kessinger, Erin 171, 190, 202, 346 

Kessler, Karen 205 

Ketchum, Katherine 455 

Ketchum, Sarah 455 

Ketterl, Sarah 442 

Khan, Saeed 113 

Kice, Jeffrey 361 

Kidd, Laura 356 

Kiefer, Katrina 336 

Kifer, Michael 429 

Kile, Jacy 415 

Kile, Micah 404 

Killough, Jed 409 

Kim, Eun Mi 426 

Kimball, Fonda 217 

Kimeli, Shadrack 237 

Kinesiology Student Association 192 

King, April 455 

King, Brian 352 

King, Dusty 164, 241 

King, Edward 174, 200, 406 

King, Kristin 346 

King, Lisa 341 

King, Martin Luther Jr 66, 67 

King, Shane 292 

King, Terry 34, 49 

Kingman, Lindsay 336 

Kingsbury, Ashley 397 

Kinney, Marcus 252 

Kinsler, Leslie 113 

Kipchumba, Rogers 265 

Kipp, Adam 208, 350 

Kipp, Jason 455 

Kippley, Amy 341 

Kirby, Mckenna 371 

Kircher, Valerie 217 

Kirchhoff, Kevin 368 

Kirchner, Katrina 225, 426 

Kirgan, Philip 324 

Kirk, Corey 373 

Kirk, Dustin 19 

Kirkham, Kimberly 442 

Kirkham, Mary 114 

Kiser, Jason 443 

Kissick, Beverlee 124 

Denise Guttery, Chris Warren. 

Jeff Breuer, Jennifer Bieber. 

Bridget Burke, Spencer Stien, 
Amanda Peters. 

Ben Timmons, Bridget Burke, 
Devin Schierling, Amanda Peters, 
Spencer Stien, 



Kissling, Kristen 94 

Kitten, Kristin 184 

Kitten, Lisa 320 

KJCK-FM94.5 92 

Klabunde, Kenneth 106 

Klataske, Ryan 422 

Klein, Emily 346 

Klein, Heather 335 

Klein, Jimmie 326 

Klein, Karen 315 

Klein, Kelli 455 

Kleinau, James 252 

Kleiner, Autumn 208 

Kletchka, Melissa 397 

Klimek, Ed 2, 31, 93 

Kline, Phil 94 

Kline, Rebecca 39 

Klingzell, Tanner 114, 504 

Klocke, Andy 252 

Klotz, Adam 325 

Knapp, Kevin 375, 376 

Knapp, Mary 114 

Knappenberger, Jon Bret 404 

Kneisel, Jarred 165 

Knetter, Kari 393 

Knetter, Susan 385 

Knight, Aaron 462 

Knight, Allyson 346 

Knight, Amanda 76, 77 

Knight, Kristie 238 

Knipp, Douglas 429 

Knop, John 358 

Knott, J. Matthew 378 

Knott, Jessica 364 

Knous, Barbara Lohse 121 

Knudsen. Cole 327 

Knudsen, Shelley 443 

Kobylinski, Kevin 455 

Koch. Abbey 218, 364 

Koch, Jesse 181 

Koch, Kady 167, 318 

Koch, Ryan 443 

Koehler, Jonathan 194 

Koehn, Laurie 91, 261, 284 

Koehn, Leah 189 

Koelling, Megan 221, 340, 341 

Kohake, Michael 412 

Kohl, Scott 305 

Kohman, Bernie 187, 404 

Kohman, Todd 88, 94, 368, 504 

Kohn, Kelsey 190, 204 

Kohrs, Dane 359 

Koland, Justin 320 

Kolich, Todd 419 

Koller, Julia 150, 151 

Kolonosky, Walter 126 

Konarik, Marie 219 

Konecny, Rebecca 318 

Konza Prairie Research Area 87, 118, 

119, 120, 121 

Kopek, Jonathan 167, 409 

Kopper, Elizabeth 205 

Korjenevski, Masha 225 

Kornis, Vanessa 397 

Kort, Eva 126 

Korten, Marianne 125 

Koser, Hillary 416 

Kostal, Derek 421 

Kostelecky, Christina 491 

Koster, Lindsay 172 

Kota, Sadanand 455 

Kotapish, Jami 318 

Kovar, Brian 124 

Kowal, Andrew 223, 412 

Kowalewski, Mandy 336 

Kramer, Brad M 401 

Kramer, Bradley 121 

Kramer, Brian 401 

Kramer, Christopher 176, 350 

Kramer, Colleen 147, 308, 309 

Kramer, Courtney 385 

Kramer, Crystal 198, 200 

Kramer Dining Center 83 

Kramer, John 224 

Kramer, Katherine 426 

Kramer, Lance 252 

Kramer, Matthew 147 

Kramer, Michelle 225 

Krasnoff, Jon 467 

Krause, Bob 242 

Krause, Joseph 107 

Krause, Joshua 325 

Krause, Lesley 385 

Krehbiel, Jacob 378 

Krehbiel, Nathan 167, 455 

Krehbiel, Randi 397 

Krehbiel, Tanya 393 

Kreimendahl, Brittany 207, 337 

Kreimendahl, Nicole 205 

Krier, Kari 167, 198, 455, 508 

Krier, Kyle 329 

Krishnamoorth, Ramaswamy 107 

Krishnasamy, Jayasri 193 

Krisman, Jessica 356 

Kroeger, Katherine 416 

Krohl, Lisa 489 

Kronblad, Loree 181, 315 

Kronos Products 74 

Kruce, Rachel 175 

Krueger, Kristen 393 

Krug, Dustin 438 

Krug, Sarah 397 

Kruger, Amy 389 

Kruger, Lon 272 

Kruglik, Valerie 221 

Krumholtz, Kevin 429 

Krupp, Spencer 421 

Kruse, Craig 429 

Kruse, Dustin 409, 410 

Kruse, Jeffrey 115 

Kruse, Mariah 346 

KSDB-FM 91.9 22, 23, 467 

KSU Alumni Association 344 

KSU Foundation Telefund 76, 77 

KSU Research Foundation 44 

KSU Rodeo 294, 297 

KSU Stadium 47 

Kudrna, Kurk 408 

Kuhlman, Daniel 359 

Kuhlman, Kyle 311 

Kuhn, Katie 184, 385 

Kuhn, William 113 

Kujawa, Adam 107 

Kultala, Whitney 356 

Kummer, Jimmy 195 

Kuntz, Rachelle '. 329 

Kurdziel, Jeffrey 432 

Kurr, Sharla 183, 332 

Kuzila, Bridget 356 

Kvacik, Matthew 438 

Kwapnioski, Andrew 410 


L'Ecuyer, Rachelle 341 

La Crone, Macie 318 

Lachowsky, Monica 318 

Lacombe, Kent 455 

Lacore, Jordan 265 

Lacrosse Club 178, 179 

Ladd, Brian 382 

Lafevre, Phillip 423 

Lafferty, Amber 182, 364, 504 

Lagesse, Amy 346 

Laib, Sarah 504 

Laing, Robbie 276 

Lair, Courtney 371 

Lair, Damian 421 

Lair, Kevan 407 

Lake, Karen 164, 455 

Lallak, Alberta 435 

Lamb, John Venice 329 

Lamb, Vance 422 

Lambda Chi Alpha 351. 386, 403, 

404, 405 

Lamble, Adam 202 

Lamone, Brian 252 

Lamot, Susan 342 

Lamstein, Tyler 7 

Land, Carissa 266 

Landes, Ashlea 218, 342 

Landholm, Bambi 95 

Landon, Kelly 385 

Landrum, Lynlee 146, 426 

Landsberg, Jennifer 455 

Lane. Jason 433 

Lane, Joe 368 

Lane, Stephanie 489 

Laney, Mollie 164 

Lang, Adam 76 

Lang, Jacob 151, 162 

Langer, Katharine 393 

Langley, Carrie 389 

Langley, Randi 315 

Langton, Heather 156, 207 

Lansdowne, Matthew 329 

Lanter, Michael 224 

Larkins, James 118 

Larosh, Matthew 436 

Larsen, Jamie 79 

Larson, Bryce 382 

Larson, Edward 165 

Larson, Frederick 158 

Larson, Heath 438 

Larson, Joseph 237 

Larson, Kyle 314 

Larson, Lance 373 

Larson, Pamela 189, 216 

Larson, Rebecca 337 

Larson, Rick 159 

Larson, Samantha 385 

Lashbrook, Lee 407 

Lashley, Jennifer 406 

Lasley, Alexandra 398 

Lathrop, Lindsey 320 

Latimore, Mo 252 

Latta, Ross 368 

Laub, Justin 376 

Laue, Kristen 371 

Lauffer, October 455 

Lauglin, Eugene 182 

Lavender, Louis 252 

Laverentz, Lisa 225 

Lavin, Lori 373 

Law, Dennis 48 

Lawrence, Bryce 346 

Lawrence, John 203 

Lawrence, Nic 412 

Lawson, Holly 175 

Lawson, Kimberly 425, 426 

Lawyer, Ashley 371 

Layton, Gregory 14, 327 

Le, Justin 223 

Leach, Jan 127 

Leach, Julie 398 

Leach, Nicholas 45E 

Leach, Tiffany 23E 

LEAD Program 42E 

Leadership Studies and Program 

Ambassadors 192 

Leahy, Eric 376 

Lear, Anna 44C 

Leathers, Ilia 17f 

Lebsack, Emily 

Leckey, Nick 25: 

Lee Elementary School 42C 

Lee, Adam 508 

Lee, Amber 342 

Lee, David 44! 

Lee, Dawn 17' 

Lee, E. Stanley 121 

Lee, Joseph 237,26! 

Lee, Kasey 294, 29' 

Lee, Melanie 316, 31! 

Lee, Meredith 31 

Lee, Peggy 9I 

Lee, Tiffany 50" 

Leech, Kylei 34! 

Leeser, Kirsten 32! 

Lehecka, Bryan 36 

LeHew, Melody 10! 

Lehman, Andrea 14! 

Lehman, Lance 151, 45! 

Lehmann, Candace 34i 

Lehr, Candice 15( 

Lehr, Christian 45 

Lehrman, Matthew 45: 

Lehwald, Steven 43: 

Lei, Shuting 12 

Leiker, Aaron 375, 37< 

Leinwetter, Bryan 42: 

Leiszler, Natalie 42I 

Leitnaker, Paige 182, 34: 

Leitnaker, Sarah 34' 

Lemon, Thomas 43 

Lenhert, Donald 11 

Lensch, Colette 22 

Lensch, Jessica 15 

Lenz, Virginia 33 

Leonard, Erin 182, 39 

Leonard, Travis 19 

Leonardelli, Eric 40 

Leonardelli, Kirk 40 

Lephay, Jean 20 

Leroy, Alexis 20 

Lesko, Joseph 194, 45 

Leslie, John 12 

Leslie-Toogood, S. Adrienne 10 

Lester, Katie 337, 50 

Letch, Andrea 32 

Nancy Parks, Nelson Parks, Casey Parks, Joe 
Pacy, Lucas Cosgravz, Corbin Navis, Dustin 
Neslon, Lindsay Saylor, Eric Jewwers. 

Kelly Minor, Ralph Millard, Joe Dimari, Kelly Miller, 
Allisha Weeden. 

Pete Coors. Jen Bieber, Robert Weidenheimer. 

494 Index 


Letter from the editors 506 

Levesque, Daniel 455 

Levy, Christopher 106 

Lewis, Alysha 426 

Lewis, Amanda M 398 

Lewis, Christopher M 443 

Ltewis, Erin 393, 508 

Lewis, Joshua 172, 177, 382 

Lewis, Katie 398 

Lewis, Larry 252 

Lewis, Matthew 410 

Lewis, Matthew J 311 

Lewis, Megan C 315 

li, Dong 112 

Library Services, Salina 124 

Lieberman, Lisa 426 

Liebsch, Andrew 455, 508 

Lies, Shawn 429 

Lies, Shelby 429 

Lieurance, Kristin 364 

Lighthouse 452, 453 

JLikins, M. Scott 443 

Lilja, Ryan 252 

III, Larissa 207, 222 

Lilley, Josh 456 

Lilly, Jason 410 

Limoges, Stephanie 238 

lin, Jingyu 44 

ILin, Zongzhu 125 

Lindblom, Karl 438 

Lindemuth, J. Timothy 202 

Lindenstein, Kristen 342 

Under, Johnathan 456 

Lindgren, Mark 180 

Lindh, John Walker 90 

Lindquist, Molly 259 

ILindquist, Todd 156, 176 

Lindsey, Casandra 174 

Lindsey, Jessica 288 

Lindshield, Brian 332 

Lindstrom, Eric 158 

Line, Tony 432 

Lingerfelt, David 193, 194 

Link, Matthew 325 

Linot, Craig 456 

Lipovitz, Kelly 334 

Literary Magazine 172, 173 

Litfin-Salt, Miriam 218 

Little, Sara 393 

Little, William 443 

Little Sisters 358 

Litton, Lara 385 

Liu, Kelly 120 

Livingston, Taylor 422 

Lloyd, Alicia 315 

Lloyd, Chasity 389 

Locher, Christie 207, 337 

Loeb, Jon 508 

Loewen, Jesse 331, 332 

Lofgreen, Seth 332 

Loftus, Cristina 398 

Logerman, Abby 356 

Logerman, Lindsay 356 

Lohmanni, Dustin 502 

Lohr, Brett 179 

Lohrey, Brock 352 

Lomas, Amy 443 

Lomas, Eric 350 

Long, Jason 229, 231 

Long, Jeffrey 350 

Long, Jeremy 350 

Long, Larry 158 

Long, Nicholas 237 

Long, Stephanie 356 

-ong, Zach 507 

^ongfellow, Daniel 443 

-ongfellow, Todd 443 

-onker, Bobbie 360 

-oomis, Jana 309 

-opez, Adolfo Jr. 188 

-opez, Nicole 456 

-oren, Latoya 174 

-ouderback, Aaron 456 

-ouderback, Olivia 398 

-ove, Elizabeth 177, 198 

.ovelace, Karen 443 

-owdon, Victoria 318 

.owe, Sean 247, 252 

.owell, Jennifer 456 

.ower, Matthew 134 

Lowery, Timothy 193, 378 

Loyd, Kristen 393 

Loyd, Rebecca 389 

Lu, Max 115, 187 

Lu, Rebecca 443 

Luck, Adam 429 

Ludes, Jenny 100, 103 

Ludlum, Beth 217, 388, 389 

Ludwick, Teal 385 

Ludwig, Carissa 393 

Luebbe, Bradley 443 

Luebbers, Brandon 164 

Luebker, Erik 432 

Luehhng, Jessica 177 

Luhrs, Victoria 217, 340, 342, 343 

Luke, Cassie 318 

Luke, Jacob 376 

Luke, Nicholas 434 

Luke, Sheila 172 

Lull, Kevin 508 

Luna, Bianca 218 

Lundquist, Peter 359 

Lundy, Kelsey 356 

Luney, Ashley 398 

Lutheran Campus Ministry 168, 169, 

170, 171 

Lutheran Student Fellowship 158, 159, 193 

Luttrell, Gabe 231 

Lutz, Jessica 146 

Lyman, Tiffany 416 

Lynch, Joey 139 

Lynch, Michael 107 

Lynch, Sheena 456 

Lynn, Jennifer 205, 346 

Lyon, Andrew 404 

Lyon, Jennifer 393 

Lyons, Kelly 416 

Lysaught, Jared 329 

Lytle, Jon 332 

Maas, Abby 342 

Maatta, Eric 114 

Mabie, Robin 107 

Macan, Julie 179 

MacCallum, Barry 508 

Mack, Diane 114 

Mack, Maurice 252 

Mack, Tamara 160, 198, 225 

Macy, Ryan 167, 373 

Madden, Brie 235, 284 

Madden, Michael 456 

Maddox, Sarah 207 

Maddy, Lucas 164 

Madewell, Steven 160 

Madison, Tony 252 

Madl, Ron 209 

Maes, Sue 114 

Magee, Shawn 252 

Magee, Travon 252 

Maginnis, John 125 

Magyar-Moe, Jeana 131 

Mahan, Justin 158 

Mahan, Kashay 456 

Mahoney, Megan 278, 280, 281, 284 

Maike, Katherine 221, 456 

Mailen, Kent 221 

Maisch, Lisa 456 

Maldonado, Jonathan 434 

Malek, Calista 443 

Maley, Audrey 182, 189 

Maley, Darrel 421 

Mallory, Kyle 438 

Malm, Katie 217 

Malm, Per 456 

Malmstrom, Kelly 342 

Malone, Mallory 182, 183, 342 

Malone, Robert 379 

Malone, Shannon 356 

Maloney, Timothy 231 

Malvo, John Lee 93 

Management 124 

Management Information Systems 

Club 193 

Management Information Systems Club 

Officers 194 

Manhattan Christian College 452 

Manhattan Emergency Shelter 194 

Manhattan Matters 95 

Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 420 

Manley, Michael 184 

Mann, Darren 436 

Mann, Eric M 325 

Mann, Jeffrey 456 

Mann, Victor 252 

Mannebach, Gary 429 

Manning, Lucas 434 

Manning, Susan 218 

Mannion, Anthony 187 

Manson, Leslie 171, 342 

Manville, Lyndsay 180, 193 

Marcrum, Heather 186 

Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of 

Art 456 

Mariman, Dustin 421 

Marin, Carlota 106 

Marin, Natalie 205, 333 

Marion, Christopher 443 

Mariscal, Victoria 188, 456 

Mark, Isaac 184, 194, 327 

Markey, Jeffrey 410 

Markley, Gabriel 434 

Marksbury, Paul 456 

Marlatt Hall 326, 327 

Marlow, Drew 404 

Marquez, Michelle 188, 346 

Marrs, Breanne 393 

Marsh, Amy 161, 225 

Marshall, Karen 185 

Marshall, Samantha 315 

Marshall, Shannon 190, 217, 416 

Marso, Derek 252 

Marstall, Michael 302, 303 

Marston, Andrew 176 

Marten, Andrew 157 

Marten, Lindsay. 372 

Martens, Bonny 364, 459 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 66, 67 

Martin, Angela 187 

Martin, Charles W 115 

Martin, Clif 22 

Martin, Elizabeth 364 

Martin, Erica 346 

Martin, Felicia 147, 176 

Martin, Geoffrey 325 

Martin, Heather 443 

Martin, Jami 184 

Martin, Jesica 443 

Martin, Jessica 464 

Martin, Lillian 321 

Martin, Lisa N 257, 259 

Martin, Mary 189 

Martin, Paula 325 

Martin, Philip 443 

Martin, Phillip 368 

Martinez, Dereck 421 

Martinez, Jessica 225 

Marty, David 410 

Marusak, Paul 410 

Marvine, Emily 321 

Maschmeier, Dustin 436, 454 

Mason, Joel 419 

Mason, Shannon 190, 356 

Mason, Timothy 419 

Mason, Travis 151, 162 

Massenburg, Toby 456 

Massoth, Rachel 321 

Mathematics 125 

Mathews, Meghan 398 

Mathews, Michael 160 

Mathewson, Daniel 216 

Matson, Brian 202 

Matta, Ziad 456 

Matthews, Joel 106 

Mattix, Caleb 151, 156, 350 

Mattke, Amber 456 

Mattke, Ryan 456 

Mattson, Richard 164 

Mattson, Tiffany 372 

Matyak, Erin 456 

Matzke, Eric 217 

Mauck, Erin 183 

Maurer, Eric 327, 394 

Maurer, Katherine 167, 342 

Mauslein, Melissa 426 

Mawhirter, Darren 382 

May, Craig 165 

May, Jennifer 177 

Mayeku, Julie 146, 198 

Mayer, Holly 356 

Maynes, Michelle 179, 315 

Mayo, Megan 115, 189, 498 

Maze, Abigail 175, 369, 372, 410 

Maze, Melissa 457 

Mbye, Fatou 175, 318 

McAfee, Ryan 401 

McAtee, Katherine 393 

McBride, Erin 389 

McCaffrey, Sarah. .177, 190, 193, 202, 391 

McCain Ambassadors 182, 183 

McCall, Christopher 376 

McCallie, James 457 

McCallum, Jennifer 207 

McCandless, David 192, 338, 504 

McCannon, Jeff 231 

McCarty, Colleen 162 

McCarty, John 412 

McCarty, Matthew 368 

McCarty, Travis 151, 382 

McCauley, Kristin 167, 389 

McClain, Kerin 443 

McCleary, Evan 361 

McClellan, Cody 333 

McClellan, Ty 457 

McClelland, Timothy.... 176, 179, 349, 350 

McCloud, Jerry 252 

McClure, David 116, 294 

McClure, Kenneth 208 

McClure, Nathaniel 407 

McClurg, Stephen 224 

McConkey, Eric 207 

McCool, William 94 

McCord, DeAnn 501 

McCoskey, Bryan 373 

McCoy, Cord 294 

McCoy, Derek 253 

McCoy, Johnny 250 

McCoy, Ryan 183 

McCulloh, John 114 

McCullough, Abigail 385 

McCullough, Erin 346 

McCullough, Kathleen 113 

McCune, Jessica 416 

McCurry, John 176 

McDaniel, James 457 

McDaniel, Renee 388, 457, 508 

McDiffett, Pat 37 

McDonald, Dusty 237 

McDonald, Mary 235, 498 

McDonald, Ross 432 

McDysan, Dustin 252 

McElwain, Alyssa 398 

McElwain, Melody 346 

McElwain, Scott 122 

McEuen, Darran 158, 412 

McFadden, Daniel 160, 423 

McFadden, Mark 436 

McFadden, Matthew 436 

McFall, Lindsey 393 

McFarland, Jennifer 457 

McFarland, Jessica 284 

McGee, Bob 508 

McGee, Robert 412 

McGill, James 252 

McGinnis, Robert II 379 

McGinty, Kyle 432 

McGivern, Sean 420, 421 

McGown, Cameron 221 

McGreer-Whitworth, Brandy 443 

McGreevy, Megan L 235, 337 

McGreevy, Megan M 263, 385 

McGrill, Zach 292 

McGuire, Katherine 364 

McGuire, Matthew 184, 224, 327 

Mclnerney, Kaitlin 385 

Mclver, Hayley 233 

Mclver, Shelley 354, 356 

McKee, Dee 420 

McKee, Megan M 203 

McKeeman, Brent 361 

McKeeman, Monette 398 

McKenny, Ryan 222, 418, 419 

McKenzie, Katherine 356 



McKenzie, Leila 356 

McKenzie, Valerie 356 

McKim, Susan 188, 389 

McKinney, David 404 

McKinstry, Matt 297 

McLaughlin, Brian 443 

McLeish, Amanda 501 

McLeish, Bill 501 

McLenon, Molly 398 

McMannama, Carolyn 416 

McManness, Katie 416 

McMillon, Chris 457 

McMullen, Dallas 171 

McMullen, Thomas 221, 401 

McMurray, Dennis 438 

McMurry, Glen 190, 436 

McMurtray, Patrick 421 

McNally, Caleb 156, 350 

McNamee, Emily 398 

McNeely, Scott 241 

McNeese, Rimmon 252 

McNeil, Jamie 457 

McNeil, Nathan 327 

McNeil, Nicole 457 

McNeil, Walter 167 

McPeak, Jeffrey 165 

McPherson, Steve 497 

McPheter, Megan 370 

McPike, Mason 361 

McQueen, Alan 438 

McQueen, Arielle 457 

McQuilliam, Dorethea 457 

McReynolds, Stacy 443 

McWilliams. Melanie 180 

Mease, Chad 167 

Mease, Joel 26, 160 

Meckenstock, Heather 12 

Medeiros, Denis 121 

Mederos, Erica 328 

Medina, Alejandro 428, 429 

Medina, Erin 389 

Medina, Taurino 188 

Medlock, Orlando 252 

Meek, Amy 207 

Meetz, Jenny 398 

Meetz, Megan 398 

Megonigle, Nathanael 167 

Meier, Dylan 252 

Meier, Samuel 419, 504 

Meile, Nathan 457 

Meilleur. Stephanie 457 

Meinhardt, Craig 382 

Meisel, Jeffrey 194 

Meissen, Emily 192, 346 

Meitl, Sarah 313 

Melander, Bjorn 361 

Melcher, Kathryn 356 

Melcher, Kevin 231 

Melcher, Stephanie 172, 426 

Melgarejo, Maria 126 

Melhem, Hani 106 

Mellies, Blake 325 

Memorial Stadium 12, 13 

Men's Basketball 274, 275, 276. 277 

Men's Cross Country 264, 265 

Men's Golf 240, 241 

Men's Indoor Track 270, 271 

Men's Outdoor Track 236, 237 

Men's Rowing 194, 268, 269 

Menagh, Megan 188, 346 

Mend, Justin 200 

Mendes, Tammy 443 

Mendez, Jamie 242 

Mendoza, Andrea 263 

Mendoza, Richard 443 

Mengarelli, Dustin 252 

Mense, Stephanie 346 

Mentors for International Experience... 194 

Meredith, Brett 410 

Meredith, Neil 410 

Meredith, William 114 

Merkel, Jill 151, 156, 217, 389 

Merkel, Kelly 498 

Merrill, Chelsee 416 

Merrill, Chelsey 393 

Merrill, William 167 

Mertens, Samuel 329 

Mertz, Thomas 113 

Mesa, Michelle 393 

Messing, Jeremy 180 

Metcalf, Jason 167 

Metrokotsas, Alissa 393 

Metsker, Amy 398 

Metzinger, Brook 172 

Mevey, James 189 

Meyer, Bryan 421 

Meyer, Clint J 184 

Meyer, Deborah 106 

Meyer, Jaclyn 393 

Meyer, Jennifer 457 

Meyer, Lani 164 

Meyer, Mallory 198, 346 

Meyer, Megan J 385 

Meyer, Megan L 372 

Meyer, Michael J 429 

Meyerkorth, Heather 160 

Meyers, Daniel 350 

Meyers, Evan 408 

Meyers, Shelly 156, 176, 389 

Michel, Nicole 164 

Micheli, Annina 288 

Michie, Aruna 114, 127 

Mick, Christopher 352 

Mick, Kaylene 217, 342 

Mid-America Ag Network 91 

Middendorf, Jessica 330 

Middlebrooks, Rosa 457 

Mielke, Eric 202 

Mies, Eric 221 

Mikesell, Mary 175 

Mikols, Karen 32, 457, 507, 508 

Mikos, Leslie 235, 444, 498 

Miksch, Andrew 421 

Mikus, Matthew 457 

Milberger, Bryan 241 

Military Science Army ROTC 125 

Mill, Megan 385 

Millard, Jeremy 216 

Millard, Jessica 216 

Millard, Ralph 444, 494 

Miller, Alex 119, 120, 121, 176, 224 

Miller, Allison 346 

Miller, Amy 342 

Miller, Billy 252 

Miller, Brent 172 

Miller, Charles Daniel Jr 373 

Miller, Craig 197 

Miller, Daniel 151, 156 

Miller, Del 252 

Miller, Derrick 401 

Miller, Drew 457 

Miller, Jason D 408 

Miller, Jason M 419 

Miller, Jennifer Lee 444 

Miller, Jodie 457 

Miller, Kate 416 

Miller, Keith B 120 

Miller, Kelly 444, 494 

Miller, Kyle 368 

Miller, Marli 416 

Miller, Matt 252 

Miller, Mike 276 

Miller, Molly C 416 

Miller, Molly E ' 346 

Miller, Peter 429 

Miller, Robert 16, 17 

Miller, Ruth D 113 

Miller, Sarah L 346 

Miller, Stacy 489 

Miller, Steve 231 

Miller, Taylor 221, 389 

Miller, Travis 200 

Milleret, Nancy 438 

Milligan, Daniel 402 

Mills, Aaron 327 

Mills, Michael 368 

Mills, Ryan 373 

Mimick, Lisa 257 

Minor, Kelly 494 

Minor, Meghan 444 

Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources 

and Related Sciences 198 

Mirakian, Christopher 360, 361 

Misak, Amy 398 

Miser, Randy 237 

Miser, Trey 156, 176, 350 

Mishler, Isaac 434 

Misiko, Linet 146 

Misoc, Florian 113 

Mitchell, Andrew 179 

Mitchell, Elizabeth 184, 216, 457 

Mitchell, Jonathan 76 

Mitchell, Randall 333 

Mocktails Around Midnight 316 

Modern Language 126 

Modica, Nicole 364 

Modlin, Laura 346 

Mohan, Ramesh 187, 504 

Mohr, Alisha 356 

Mohr, Joshua 237, 404 

Mohwinkle, Chad 422 

Molander, Megan 342 

Molander, Michelle 179, 217 

Molina, Adriana 457 

Molina, Marimar 438 

Moll, Sarah 346 

Molloy, Ann 207, 225 

Molstad, Diane 364 

Molt, Mary 120 

Mongeau, Bryce 14 

Moneymaker, Ashley 372 

Monroe, Carson 180 

Monroe, Pamela 183 

Montelone, Beth 114 

Monterroza, Daxeli 174, 188 

Montgomery, Cedrich 184, 457 

Montgomery, Christen 425, 426 

Montgomery, Justin 252 

Montgomery, Keith 432 

Montgomery, Mark 231 

Montgomery, Megan 324, 426 

Montgomery, Sarah 222 

Montoy, Katherine 374 

Monty, Gregory 158 

Moody, Tim 241 

Mooney, Jacob 422 

Mooney, Jess 422 

Moore Hall 328, 329, 330 

Moore, Aubree 235 

Moore, Benjamin 361 

Moore, Charles 125 

Moore, Christopher 402 

Moore, Erin A 321 

Moore, J. Tyson 374 

Moore, Jacqueline 318, 358 

Moore, Jesse 352 

Moore, Joe D 265 

Moore, Kelly B 416 

Moore, Meredith 219 

Moore, Michelle 342 

Moore, Monica 444 

Moore, Nathan Matthew 311 

Moore, Nicholas 423 

Moore, Rhae 184, 346 

Moors, Lindsey 347 

Moorman, Michele 192 

Morales, Jamie 321 

Morales, Kristy 188 

Morales, Rey 128 

Moran, Andrea 318 

Moran, Jacob 172 

Moran, Patrick 374 

Morcos, Medhat 113. 186 

Mordel, Adi 237 

Mordica, Whitney 426 

Moreton, Dayne 164, 374 

Moreton, Solene 444 

Morffi, Raul 333 

Morgan, Angie 457 

Morgan, Charla 457 

Morgan, Julia 167 

Morgan, Kathryn 356, 393 

Morgan, Mark 305 

Morgan, Mary Lou 137 

Morgan, Matthew 368 

Morgenstern, Ann 318 

Morizzo, Paul 368 

Morning Exercise 70, 71 

Moroney, Brent 379 

Morray, Erinn 216 

Morrill, Benjamin 184 

Morris, Carady 221 

Morris, Danny 252 

Morris, Matthew 327 

Morris, Peter D 368 

Morrison, Caitlin 288 

Morrison, Erin 347 

Morrison, Jo 347 

Morrison, Marc 368 

Morrow, Matthew 368 

Morrow, Sterling 37 

Mortar Board National Senior 

Honorary 19 

Mortimer, Amy 235, 262, 26 

Mortimer, Erin 262, 26 

Mortimer, Jeffrey 252, 32 

Morton, Kathryn 44 

Morton, Kristy 183, 39 

Morton, Sandra 32 

Morts, Amy 34 

Moser, Daniel 17 

Mosher, Jennifer 34 

Mosher, Pamela 167, 42 

Mosier Hall E 

Mosley, Joseph 45 

Moss, Melissa 3£ 

Most, Craig 4: 

Most, Travis 1E 

Motycka, Michael 42 

Mountain, Katherine 44 

Moyer, Megan 3£ 

Muck, S. Andrew 3f 

Muehlbach, Jordan 4* 

Mueldener, Hannah 364, 5C 

Mueller, Ashley 3£ 

Mueller, Chelsea 180, 335. 3C 

Mueller, Elizabeth 38 

Mueller, Michael 2C 

Mueller, Paul 2J 

Mueller, Terryl 176, 3f 

Muenzenberger, Thomas 12 

Muhammad, John Allen J 

Muir. William 352, 5C 

Mukai, Monica 4' 

Mulcahy, Erin 184, 3( 

Mull, Nathan 4' 

Muller, Heather I 

Mulligan, Georgia 370, 3 

Multicultural Business Student 

Association 1! 

Multicultural Student Honor Society ....2( 

Munden, Daniel 380, 381, 3! 

Munzer, Jennifer 4 

Muhoz, Regina 1S 

Muraca, Kelli 3! 

Murdoch, Edie 238, 2; 

Murdock, Christyn 3< 

Murillo, Samantha 2f 

Murphy, Brian 338, 3: 

Murphy, Bryan 200, 3: 

Murphy, John 2; 

Murphy, Molly 3! 

Murphy, Thomas A 4 

Murray, Andrea 4 

Murray, Angela 2< 

Murray, Ann 1 

Murray, Deanne 1 

Murray, John 1 

Murray, Mitchell 2' 

Murray, Nicole 2 

Murrell, Thaddeus 198, 200, 4 

Murry, Megan 

Musil, Samantha 197, 198, 1 

Mussman, Joshua 1 

Muthukrishnan, Subbarat 1 

Muttee, Brian 2 

Myers, Brady 217, 4 

Myers, Daniel 3 

Myers, Dieter 2 

Myers, Jennifer A 29, 3 

Myers, Matthew 177,4 

Myers, Nell 3 

Myers, Paul 3 

Myers-Bowman, Karen 






Nadler, Jason 4 | t( 

Nafziger, E. Wayne 1 

Nagai, Naho 1 

Najjar, Yacoub 1 



Nally, Eric 3 ^ 

Natarajan, Balasubramaniam " | en 

National PanHellenic Council 2 j ft(| 

496 Index 

National Residence Hall Honorary 200 

Nam, Ki-bum 45 

Nash, Amanda 497 

Nave, Samuel 379 

Neal, Abryn 174, 457 

Neal, Eric 457 

foeal, Jimmie 175,200 

Nedrow, Rebecca 342 

Nedrow, Taylor 368 

Neely, Benjamin 423 

Neely.Ed 272 

Neibling, Matthew 321 

Neidfeldt, Craig 508 

Neiffer, Miles 293 

Beil, Kati 156, 176 

fell, Casey 156 

Meill, Margaret 389 

Neilson, Eric 327 

Meitzel, Timothy 147 

Melson, Breanne 114, 176 

Melson, Christina 190, 354, 357 

Melson, Christine 457 

kelson, Jacob W 366, 367, 368 

Melson, James 127 

Melson, Jason 224 

Melson, Jeffrey 404 

Melson, Jennie 342 

Melson, John 444 

Melson, Julie A 457 

vlelson, Khadijah 406 

Melson, Laura B 321 

Melson, Lori 183 

Melson, Travis 408 

Melson, Wesley 167 

vlemechek, Emily 140, 501 

Mepal, Neeraj 45 

Mesbit, Joshua 410 

Mesbitt, Daniel 361 

^Jeufeld, Michael 184 

\leuman, Melissa 315 

\leumann, Emily 318 

\leuschafer, Dustin 182, 457 

slew, Brandon 176, 349, 350 

■Jew, Telisa L 174, 457 

\lewberry, Jennifer 325, 508 

\lewby, David 444 

vlewby, Sarah 318 

Newcomer, Russell 171 

vlewell, Mark 438 

\lewhouse, Barbara 114 

-Jewkirk, Christy 172 

\lewland, Mark 361 

tewland, Scott 361 

\lewman, Karody 491 

\lewman, Kathleen 347 

Newman, Terence 237, 251, 252, 

>53, 255 

-Jewquist, Kendra 172, 180, 203 

>Jews 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 

34, 95, 96, 97 

^ewsom, Kimmery 284 

slewton, Andrew 161, 353 

vlewton, Fred 29, 107 

■Jewton, Jesse 353 

-Jgaba, Estelle 146 

\lgaba, Linette 146 

-Jguyen, Hien 311 

-Jguyen, Huy Vu 188 

Nguyen, John 200 

-Jguyen, Maria 171 

Nguyen, Thao 186, 187 

-Jguyen, Thu Annelise 223 

Nguyen, Thuy Kieu Thi 223 

■Jibarger, Daniel 182 

Nichols, Angela 457 

Michols, Christopher 164 

Nichols, Kent 151, 156, 350 

vlichols, Krista 203 

Jichols, Kyle 151, 350 

Jichols, Matthew 444 

Jichols, Stephanie 398 

Jichols, Travis 207 

Jickisch, Andrea 385 

Jicolaysen, Kirsten 120 

Jiebuhr, Kurt 410 

Jiehoff, Brian 124 

lielson, Monty 95 

liemann, Alex 40 

liemann, Tammy 40 

lieves, Kathia 455 

Nigra, Suzanne 342 

Nilges, Jeremiah 485 

Noble, Jason 154 

Noble, Jon R 327 

Noble, Marion 302 

Noel, Aimee 207 

Noelle, Todd 402 

Noeller, Shelley 444 

Nokes, Austin 457 

Noll, Aaron 436 

Noll, Byron 436 

Noll, Marie 122 

Noll, Michael 436 

Nolting, Sarah 156 

Nondorf, Anthony 125 

Noonan, Larissa 147, 176 

Noonen, Andrew 379 

Nordin, Michael 419 

Nordstrom, Joshua 374 

Norman, Crystal 174 

Norman, Kristen 164 

Norris, Kristine 444 

Norris, Natalie N 172 

Norris, Ryan 198 

Norris, Tim 240, 241 

North, Peter 486 

Norton, Isaac 429 

Norton, Kenneth 184, 379 

Norton-Meier, Lori 112 

Novak, Louis 107 

Nowicki, Jennifer 357 

Noyes, Benjamin 408 

Noyes, Emily 385 

Nutrition 82, 83 

Nutsch, Leathan 216 

Nutt, Charlie 107 

Nwaomah, Onyema 491 

Nyberg, Lindsay 333 

Nyberg, Paul 305 

Nyberg, Ralph 304, 305 

O'Brian, Sean 429 

O'Brien, Kathleen 416 

O'Brien, Molly 385 

O'Connor, Erin 372 

O'Connor, Heather 416 

O'Connor, Jeff 361 

O'Connor, Patrick 376 

O'Connor, Tara 347 

O'Crowley, Sarah 158 

O'Donnell, Karen 416 

O'Donnell, Patricia 390 

O'Hara, John 95, 217, 379, 504 

O'Hara, Kathryn 342 

O'Halloran, Brent 192 

O'Halloran, Kimberly 347 

O'Halloran, Tracy 347 

O'Mara, Judith 127 

O'Neal, Gwendolyn 106 

O'Neal, Shanlee 364 

O'Neil, Paul 252 

O'Reilly, Kimberly 357 

O'Rourke, Katrina 364 

Oak, Clara 390 

Oberkrom, Mark 252 

Ocasio, Edelis 216 

Ochoa, Megan 31 

Ochs, Mitchell 438 

Odeh, Oluwarotimi 146 

Oder, Jamie 347 

Office of Student Activities and 

Services 151 

Oglesby, Cori 179 

Oglesby, Nathan 179, 457 

Ogunyinka, Ebenezer 146 

Oh, Jung 106 

Ohlde, Nicole 91, 261, 278, 279, 280, 


Ohmes, Jerry 422 

Ohnmacht, Kristin 357 

Okwuone, Apollo 497 

Olagundoye, Olusola 146 

Olander, Clifford 436 

Olberding, Lisa 398 

Old, Nathan 311 

Oldfather, Michael 112, 182 

Oleen, Brandon 176, 350 

Oleen, Lana 94 

Oleen, Nathan 164, 217 

Olin, Jeff 200,321 

Oliphant, Seth 436 

Oliveras, Brian 200 

Olney, Adrienne 337 

Olney, Blake 411 

Olsen, Shea 330 

Olson, Darcy 325 

Olson, Dinah 315 

Olson, Katherine 347 

Olson, Kyle 350 

Ombres, Jennifer 173 

One-way Traffic 89 

Opera Guild 156, 157 

Oplinger, Luke 382 

Opoe, Ryan 154 

Order of Omega 202 

Orgeron, Rae 412 

Ormiston, Rock II 330 

Orndorff, Wendy 457 

Oropesa, Salvador 126 

Orr, Janelle 288 

Orta, Jennifer 316, 317 

Orth, Darla 182, 385 

Ortiz, Joseph 106 

Orton, Amber 457 

Orton, Bennett 203 

Osborn, Kayla 209 

Osborn, Tammy Jo 95, 163, 177, 504 

Osborne, Kelsey 438 

Osborne, Sarah 342 

Osburn, Dustin M 438 

Osenga, Kimberlee 337 

Ossar, Michael 126 

Osterhaus, Jared 184 

Ostmeyer, Jessica 313 

Ostmeyer, Nicole 313 

Oft, Alex 307 

Ott, Liesl 347 

Ott, Marta 416 

Ott, Summer 385 

Otte, Ambre 426 

Otto, Alex 422 

Otto, Ann 444 

Outdoor Recreation 8, 9, 10, 11 

Overstake, Matthew 217 

Oviatt, Charles 120 

Owston, Brandon 223 

Oxandale, Brent 184 

Oyenan, Walamitien 146 

Oyler, Byron 202 

Ozden, Raife 325 

Pacey, David 114 

Pachta, Chris 156, 412 

Pacific Life Holiday Bowl 252, 254, 255 

Pack the Library Night 94 

Paetzold, Jacquelyn 174, 175, 390 

Pahwa, Anil 113 

Painter, Matthew II 404 

Painton, Nicholas 368 

Pak, Hana 497 

Palan, Henry 157 

Palmatier, Ben 378 

Palmentere, Nicole 357 

Palmer, Carl 311 

Palmquist, Lucas 457 

Palo, Stephanie 398 

Pan-Hellenic 406 

Panasuk, Alexia 193 

Pandya, Vinit 184 

Pankewich, Jeffrey 321 

Pankey, Sheena 180, 313 

Panko, Lee 485 

Pape, Virginia 156 

Parachute Club 202 

Apollo Okwuone. 

Amanda Nash, Alicia Wilburw, 
Crystal Ferris. 

Tazz, Jones, Steve McPherson, 
Carrie Dean, Julie Crafton, Christen 
Hurla, Melissa Shuckman. 

Hana Pak, Zac Green. 



Lisa Wolters, Chris Warren, Devin 
Schierling, Kelly Merkel. 

Satinee Jaroonsri, Wendy Schantz, 
Wilasinee Duangluthanweesap. 

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Megan Mayo, Kelly Goebel, Sara 

Kelli Almes, Leslie Mikos, Nicole 

Porter, Carin Ramsel, Jennine 

Grobbel, Mary McDonald. 

Parcel, Daniel 182 

Parisi, Ryan 353 

Park, Seong-Hyun 164 

Parker, Anne 202 

Parker, Charles J 321 

Parker, Jared 361 

Parkhurst, Laura 100 

Park and Recreation Management 

Club 203 

Parr, Jack 272 

Parrick, Russell 422 

Parsons, Christin 426 

Pasco, Pervis 276 

Pasold, Erin 193 

Passman, Alexa 319, 321 

Pasternack, Daniel 379 

Patrick, Dan 429 

Patterson, Deb 88, 278, 284 

Patterson, Douglas 126 

Patterson, Katie J 156, 176 

Patterson. Judd 334 

Patterson, Shelia 486 

Patti, Tina 231 

Patton, Pat 39 

Patton, Brad 207 

Patton, Marcus 252 

Patty, Tara 342 

Paul, Bimal 115 

Paul, Breanne 177, 204, 415, 416 

Paul, David 422 

Pauley, Matt 467 

Paulson, Marja-Lisa 266 

Pauly, Mindy 390 

Pauly, Robyn 342 

Pauly, Scott 361 

Paxson, Adam 327 

Payeur, Megan 347 

Payne, Courtney 372 

Peake, John 438 

Pearson, Barbara 131 

Peck, Ethan 193, 194, 350 

Pederson, Shanna 171, 347 

Pedrigi, Ryan 167 

Peeke, Thomas 376 

Peine, Caroline 47 

Peine, Perry 47 

Peine Gate 47 

Peer, Mark 171 

Pei, Zhijian 121 

Peine, Marilyn 171 

Peitzmeier, Ryan 374 

Pelcak, Brian 333 

Pelletidr, Lisa 33 

Pence, Karen 189, 204 

Pence, Leah 156, 172, 321 

Penka, Gina 347 

Penka, Mark 19 

Penka, Rachelle 390 

Penn, Ginny 207, 321 

Penner, Rebekah 192, 218, 364 

Pennington, Aaron 458 

Perbeck, Derrick 404 

Percy, JoJo 374 

Perdomo, Paula ' 318 

Pereira, Jennifer 180 

Perez, Marilu 458 

Perez, Miguel M 412 

Peric, Dunja 106 

Perine, Amber 330 

Perkins, Jamie 259 

Perkins, Kelly 175 

Perkins, Makenzi 342 

Perrin, Leslie 416 

Persley, John 187, 458 

Pesci, Patrick 114, 120 

Pestinger, Suni 398 

Peter, Mary Lou 180 

Peterman, Robert 106 

Peters, Amanda 493 

Peters, Christina 444 

Peters, Jay 157 

Peters, Jennifer 416 

Peters, Kaley 347 

Peters, Kimberly 417 

Peters, Ryan 165 

Peters, Stephen 115 

Petersen, Katie 385 

Peterson, Annie 207 

Peterson, Ashley L 458, 508 

Peterson, Brandon 321 

Peterson, Chad 193 

Peterson, Greg 252 

Peterson, Hikaru 147 

Peterson. Jason 182 

Peterson, Jennifer 60, 321 

Peterson, Kimberly 161, 458 

Peterson, Leslie 417 

Peterson, Mandi 235 

Peterson, Melissa 342 

Peterson, Susan 127, 391 

Peterworth, Matthew 204 

Petr, Tricia 221 

Petree, Ashley 390 

Petry, Justin 402 

Pettit-Scott, Sol 177, 184, 193, 199, 

202, 223, 432 

Pettus, Tenisha 207, 334 

Petty, Jerry 89 

Pezely, Franco 231 

Pfannenstiel, Tracey 426 

Pflughoeft, Mychel 372 

Pflughoft, Aaron 203, 458 

Pfromm, Peter 107 

Pham, Hieu 188 

Phi Beta Sigma 406 

Phi Delta Theta 407, 408 

Phi Gamma Delta 409, 410, 411 

Phi Kappa Theta 412, 413 

Phi Theta Kappa 203 

Phi Upsilon Omicron 204 

Philbrick, Ryan 338 

Phillips, Erin 347 

Phillips, Jeremy 439 

Phillips, LaTonya 174 

Phillips, Shannon 390 

Phillips, Sherice 174, 458 

Philosophy 126 

Photography Staff 507 

Physics Patent 44 

Pi Beta Phi 365, 414, 415, 416, 417 

Pi Kappa Alpha 418, 419 

Pi Kappa Phi 420, 421 

Pickering, Jeffrey 127 

Pickett, Margaret 409 

Pierce, Dana 423 

Pierce, Terry 249, 250, 252 

Pierron, John 432 

Pierson, Jeff 359 

Pierson, Rachel 288 

Pigno, Louis 125 

Pike, Wesley 382 

Pineda, Rosalind 440, 444 

Pinkall, Katie 203 

Pinkett, Phillip 327 

Pinner, Christopher 125 

Piper, Tanya 458 

Pirtle, Carolyn 398 

Pitman, Kelli 398 

Pittenger, Sarah 288 

Pittman, Krystal 175, 198 

Pittoors, Karolien 390 

Pitts, Jeffrey 379 

Pjesky, Tyler 165 

Plant Pathology 127 

Piatt, Brian 361 

Plattner, Aaron 161, 198, 458 

Pledge, Andrew 429 

Pleming, Latasha 198 

Plewa, Michelle 357 

Pious, David 424 

Plumb, David 172 

Plummer, Cody 186 

Plummer, Elizabeth 315 

Poggi-Corradini, Pietro 125 

Poggie, Melissa 393 

Poggie, Michael 184, 186, 217 

Pohlmann, Renee 444 

Poholsky, Natalie 288 

Poland, Jesse 382 

Polite, Antoine 252 

Political Science 127 

Pollard, Jennifer 257, 258, 259 

Pollman, Lori 177 

Pollock, Thomas 458 

Pond, Lee 458 

Ponnath, Geoffrey 327 

Pool, Mona 106 

Poore, Craig 175 

Pope, Amanda 337 

Pope, William 176, 350 

Popelka. Neil 35( 

Popp, Esther 313, 42- 

Porter, James A 12! 

Porter, Julia 18: 

Porter, Lindsay 218, 458, 501 

Porter, Lindsey 347, 50' 

Porter, Nicole L 444, 49i 

Posler, Gerry 22' 

Post, Chris 25; 

Post, Jessica 31:! 

Potchad, Matt 458, 50" || 

Potter, Mark 32: 

Potter, Ryan 35:! 

Potter, Troy 201 

Pound, Sara 39: 

Pounds, Megan 39( 

Powell, Erin N 34" 

Powell, Kendell 172, 44> 

Powell, Nancy 180, 33" 

Powell, Shannon 33: 

Powercat Toastmasters 20' 

Powers, Stephanie 458, 50! 

Prakash. Om 10 

Praege, Sandy 9. 

Pralle, Courtney J'Net 2 

Pralle, Timothy 151, 156, 35( 

Pre-Nursing Club 20; 

Pre-Occupational Therapy Club 20 

Pre-Physical Therapy Club 20 

Pre-Veterinary Medicine 

Club 207,222,22: 

Prefontaine, Steve 23 

Preisinger, Lindsay 38: 

Premier, Marci 39: 

Presley, Ashley 11: 

Presley, Kari 39: 

Preston, Daniellee 18. 

Priest, Laura 151, 15i 

Prince, J. Bruce 114, 12 

Principles of Biology Studio Lab 4> 

Pringle, Craig 151, 15i 

Prins, Harald 4- 

Pritz, Eric 151 

Probst, Mandy 19. 

Procter, Benjamin 374, 50' 

Procter, Sandra 12 

Propst, Karlene 12 

Propst, Michael 17 

Prouvost, Olivia 45i 

Pruett, Matthew 22: 

Pruitt, Brad 43' 

Pryal, Stacey 208, 42i 

Pryor, Lisa 30: 

Pryor, William 20: 

Ptacek, Matthew 41 

Puetz, Ann 205, 33: 

Pujar, Sandeep 45; 

Pule, Michael 44, 192, 33) 

Pultz, Mark 35: 

Puntney, Linda 50' 

Purcell, Sean 50: 

Purdy, Samantha 15. 

Push America 42! 

Putnam, Janae 45. 

Putnam Hall 331, 332, 33: 

Puyear, Jessica 34: 

Pyle, Adam 36; 

Pyle, Elizabeth 39; 

Pyle, Patrick 23 

Pyle, Tristan 194, 268, 26' 


Ouackenbush, Julie 95, 179, 217, 50 

Quaife, Laurie 27, 171, 179,50 

Quigley, Jake 37 

Quint, Jeremy 434, 460, 46 

Qureshi, Jawwad 18 

498 Index 


Racki, Erin 390 

Radatz, Michelle 315 

Radenberg, Trina 486 

Radnor, Mary 309 

Radochonski, Kathryn 385 

ladina, D. Wade 124 

Ragan, James Jr 112 

Rahal, Samantha 342 

Rahe, Crystal 146, 156, 176 

Rahman, Talat 114 

laile, Chad 458 

Raine, Tasha 321 

Baletz, Alyson 458, 467 

Ramaswamy, Gita 106 

Ramaswamy, Sonny 125, 126 

Ramirez, Gustavo 188, 304 

Ramlow, Paul 424 

Bamm, Stephanie 218 

Ramon, Han 94 

pmos, Olgaly 198 

earns, David 19 

Ramsel, Carin 442, 444, 498 

Ramsey, Jacob 376 

Ramsey, Jennifer M 207, 222 

Ramsey, Laura 342 

Ramsey, William L 171, 209, 439 

Randall, Philip 458 

Randriampiry, Njinasoa 146 

Rankin, Jonathan 424 

Rapid Detection Network 90 

Kaple, John 376 

Rasheed, Hayder 106 

Ratliff, Colin 359 

Ratzlaff, Tanner 459 

Rauh, Kerrie 167 

Rawson, James 267 

Ray, Danielle 175, 322 

Raybern, Justin 382 

Raymond, G. Bradley 432 

Razafsky, David 459 

Readle, David 237 

Reazien, Susan 174 

Reazin, Daniel 171 

Rector, Adam 379 

Rector, Jonathan 419 

Rector, Stephanie 372 

Red Cross Club 176, 177, 178, 179 

Redden, Alvin 209 

Redden, Arlen 209 

Reddi, Lakshmi 106 

Redfern, Alena 234 

Reding, Emily 318 

Redler, Dianne 204, 315 

Redman, Maury 459 

Redman, Nicholas 208 

Redmand, Joni 501 

Ree, Adrea 330 

Reeck, Gerald 107 

Reed, Ben 436 

Reed, Brett A 361 

Reed, Emily 385 

Reed, Katie 180 

Reed, Shanda 175 

Reedy, Andrea 224 

Rees, Erin 288 

Reese, John 114 

Reese, Tank 252, 255 

Regan, Danielle 372 

Regehr, Katrina 266, 459 

Regehr, Keil 237, 265 

Regehr, Kristen 459 

Regehr, Lisse 70, 203, 337 

Regier, Kevin 154 

Regier, Nickolus 151, 156, 382 

Reiboldt, Karen 385 

Reichenberger, Joel 376 

Reichert, Garrick 421 

Reichle, Cole S 353 

Reid, Erin 364 

Reid, Jeremy 368 

Reid, Kristen 372 

Reid, Mary 174 

eid, Ryan 439 

Reif, Brian 376 

Reijes, Jamie 485 

Reimer, Bret 379 

Reimer, Jarrod 435, 436 

Reinholdt, Jodi 342, 343 

Reinholz, Melinda 176 

Reiss, Brett 330 

Reitemeier, Angela 190, 426 

Reitz, Jenny 459 

Reitz, Roger 94 

Reker, Ryan 187 

Relph, Garett 166 

Remmich, Michael 179 

Rempe, Chloma 393 

Renchler, Kelsey 330 

Renneke, Christina 313 

Rent Stage Construction 58, 59 

Reppert, Sara 204, 459 

Resnik, Victoria 372 

Restivo, Paul 412, 413 

Rettele, Ben 252 

Rettig, Michael 402 

Reyes, Ryan 376 

Reynolds, Blair 27, 379 

Reynolds, Joseph 193, 194 

Reynolds, Maureen 288 

Reynolds, Robert 419 

Rezac, Jeffrey 459 

Rezac, Jennifer 218, 459, 508, 509 

Rezac, Mary 107 

Rezac, Shannon 509 

Reznicek, Sam 151 

Rheem, Joe 252 

Rhelow, Pate 317 

Rhoad, Christopher 374 

Rhoads, Brandon 333 

Rice, Andi 325, 507, 508 

Rice, Charles 89 

Rice, Christopher 330 

Rice, Fred 95 

Rice, Samuel 424 

Richards, Frank 276 

Richards, John 327 

Richards, Keith 420 

Richardson, Aubry 207, 321 

Richardson, Cara 182 

Richardson, Cody 182, 459 

Richardson, Jessica 342 

Richardson, Steven 422 

Richardson, Tyson 436 

Richmond, Mitch 272 

Richter, Linda 127 

Richter, William 127 

Ricks, DeAnn 187 

Ridder, Dustan 459 

Rider, Tyler 382 

Ridgeway, Angela 459 

Ridley, Erica 174 

Riebel, Kyle 165, 350 

Riebel, Skip 350 

Riedel, Kyle 184 

Riedesel, Jennifer 313 

Riegle, Stephanie 266 

Rieke, Derrick 424 

Riekenberg, Jennifer 266 

Rienert, Carrie 489 

Rieschick, Ross 154, 350 

Rietcheck, Andrew 113 

Riffel, Amanda 235 

Riffel, Amy 459 

Riffel, Chris 194,269 

Riffel, David 194 

Riffel, Joanna 235, 297 

Riffey, Cherie 203, 309 

Rifford, Jennifer 103 

Riggs, Megan 225 

Riley County Appraiser 93 

Riley, Jack 116 

Riley, Mary 347 

Riley, Neil 459 

Rinearson, Patrick 439 

Ring, Lynette 489 

Ringo, Johnny 486 

Rintoul, David 114 

Riordan, Tyler 419 

Ripley, Theresa 347 

Rippe, Ashley 364 

Ripple, Emily 177, 223, 398 

Ripple, Graham 379 

Risener, Leah 426 

Risinger, Royce 180 

Rivera, Madai 174, 188 

Rivers, Lee 200, 333 

Rivlin, Andrew 321 

Rizzo, Deston 432 

Roach, Stephanie 167, 444 

Robb, Audra 426 

Robb, Deborah 151, 162 

Robben, Charles 237, 353 

Robben, Kelsey 426 

Robben, Kendra 147 

Robbins, Ashley 385 

Robbins, Daniel 368 

Robbins, Heather 357 

Robbins, Michael 368 

Roberson, Colleen 181, 189 

Roberson, Ell 249, 250, 251, 252, 

254, 255 

Roberson, Laurie 190 

Roberts, Alex 423 

Roberts, Alicia 385 

Roberts, Haley 358 

Roberts, Jamie 485 

Roberts, Jeremy 330 

Roberts, Justin 203 

Roberts, Marsha 165 

Roberts, Meredith 160 

Roberts, Michelle 165 

Roberts, Pat 89, 90 

Roberts, Sara 205, 309 

Roberts, Spencer 424 

Roberts, Stephanie 357 

Roberts, Thomas G 439 

Robertson, Abby 364 

Robertson, J. Vincent 376 

Robins, Tom 504 

Robinson, Blake 376 

Robinson, Brandon 404 

Robinson, Heather 235 

Robinson, Lacey 156 

Robinson, Logan 325 

Robinson, Montae 174 

Robinson, Randine 318 

Robinson, Reginald 93 

Robinson, Thesiaus 237 

Robson, Carey 372 

Rocco, Chris 203 

Rocco, Rico 486 

Roche, Eric 419 

Roche, Thomas 107 

Rock, Scott 333 

Rockhill, Kyle 156, 350 

Rodehorst, Aaron 339 

Rodeo Club 208, 294, 295, 296, 297 

Rodina, Elizabeth 318 

Rodina, Nicholas 165, 265 

Rodvelt, Kelli 393 

Roe, Joshua 151 

Roe, Tyler 172 

Roeder, Nicholas 491 

Roenbaugh, Brandon 154, 161 

Roesener, Dorene 391 

Roesler, Maren 357 

Roesner, Lauren 337 

Rogers, Ashleigh R 321, 322 

Rogers, Fred 95 

Rogers, Jennifer 217 

Rogers, Jeremy 231 

Rogers, Kimberly 198, 459 

Rogers, Melissa 459 

Rogers, Raymond 459 

Rogers, Rebecca 52, 365, 417 

Rogers, Scott 208, 361 

Rogers, Travis 183 

Rogers, William 459 

Rognlie, Kacie 318 

Rohr, Daniel 379 

Rohr, Ryan 203 

Rohrer, Patrick 300, 408 

Roland, Sara 393 

Rolf, Kristin 364 

Rolf, Megan 176 

Rolfe, Aaron 181 

Rolfe, Natalie 175, 235 

Rollar Hockey Club 214, 215 

Roller, Julie 426 

Rolling Hills Refuge 443, 445 

Rollins, Eric 231 

Roloff, Richard 181 

Roloff, Ryan 154 

Romain, Meghan 357 

Romanoschi, Stefan 106 

Rome, Erik 353 

Rondeau, Abbie 347 

Rondeau, Megan 347 

Roney, Lane 145, 146, 148, 333 

Ronsiek, Nathan ... 151, 154, 156, 181, 382 

Roop, Sara 156, 322 

Roos, Ashley 347 

Rose, David 252 

Rose, Drew 459, 507 

Rose, Katherine 322 

Rose, Regan 425, 426 

Rosecrans, Ryan 368 

Rosenberg, Alexander 125 

Rosenberg, Maria 233 

Ross, Beth 207 

Ross, Cameron 322 

Ross, Kyle 359 

Ross, Sara 398 

Rosser, Will 237 

Rossiter, Paris 40, 175, 185 

Rossow, Alexander 412, 413 

Rotaract Club 208 

Roth, Laura 364 

Roth, Phillip 158 

Roth, Thomas Jr 166, 421 

Rothermich, Sara 390 

Rothwell, Jonathan 202, 361 

Rotramel, Erik 382 

Rotramel, Lesley 203 

Rott, Brady 459 

Rottinghaus, Emmy 444 

Rottinghaus, Kristen 390 

Rotunno, Christine 444 

Roudebush, Amelia 399 

Rouse, Tyler 434 

Rovelto, Cliff 234, 235, 237 

Rowan, Jennifer 444 

Rowe, Charlie 22 

Rowell, Nicholas 174 

Rowell, Tiffany 347 

Roy, Catherine 337 

Royal Purple Staff 508, 509 

Rozman, Donna 462 

Rucker, Jason 444 

Rueschhoff, Tara 357 

Rugenstein, Amy 151, 176 

Ruhnke, Matthew 359 

Rulifson, Kate 342 

Rukavina, Kristy 161, 194, 225 

Rundle, Brett 362 

Rundle, Jeffrey 40, 190 

Runnebaum, Amy 313 

Runnebaum, Jamie 207, 330 

Runquist, Chris 404 

Rush, Bonnie 81 

Russell, Candyce 114 

Russell, David 382 

Russell, Frances 380 

Russell, Mindi 198 

Russin, Michael 327 

Rutledge, Tristyn 19 

Rutschman, Tanner 424 

Rutschman, Tyler 434 

Ruttan, Carla 462 

Rutti, Jaclyn 357 

Ryan, James 221 

Ryan, Jennifer 172, 462 

Ryan, Laura 417 

Ryan, Phillip 436 

Ryan, Shannon 171 

Ryan, Suzanne 462 

Ryan, Timothy P. 419 

Ryba, Kahlen 60, 61 

Rys, Andrew 113, 114 

Rys, Malgorzata 121 

Rys, Tomek 217 

Rzeszut, Jessica 399 


Saba, Ayo 252 

Sabates, Marcelo 126, 133 



Sack, Shayla 393 

Saeki, Sadahiro 125 

Saferite, Kyle 368 

Sager, Brandon 382 

Sager, Chad 147 

Sahlfeld, Amanda 183 

Sain, Janet 125 

Saindon, John 439 

Sainz, Luis 222 

Salb, Franklin 402 

Salina Linux User's Group 209 

Salinas, Chris 276 

Salvati, Sarah 179 

Sama. Patience 462 

Sama, Veronica 462 

Samayoa, Jennifer 146, 390 

Samuelson, Emily 501 

Sanborn, Stephanie 390 

Sanchez, Ada 325 

Sanchez, Pablo 188 

Sanchez, Nathaniel 419 

Sandell, Alexa 390 

Sander, Aaron 94 

Sanders. Amy E 342 

Sanders, Charles 10, 134, 135 

Sanders, Robert 439 

Sanders, Seth 382 

Sanderson, Elizabeth 342 

Sanderson, Erica 347 

Sanderson, James 462 

Sangster, Lori 162 

Sano, Penny 372 

Santure, Jody 62 

Sappok, Alexander 362 

Sargent, Hunter 368 

Saskowski, Laura 393 

Sattaluri, Kalyan 91 

Satzler, Larry 124 

Sauber, Jayme 342 

Sauber, Luke 231 

Sauder, Jana 385 

Sauerwein, Erika 508 

Saunders, Brandon 359 

Saunders, Jeremy 432 

Saunders. Lauren 508 

Savage, Timothy 184 

Sawyer, Lucas 156, 382 

Saylor, Catherine 390 

Sayyaf, Abu 89 

Scenes of Interest 36, 37 

Schaeffer, William 160 

Schafer, Ashley 426 

Schaffler, Tamarind 153 

Schaible, Christopher 359 

Schalekamp, John 421 

Schalles. Dianna 209 

Schamberger, Chad 379 

Schantz, Wendy 485, 498, 508 

Schapaugh, Adam 8, 10, 11 

Schauer, Emily 364 

Schauman Dietrich, Jorge 444 

Scheckel, Erin 462 

Scheer, Joshua 237 

Scheffler, Tobias 421 

Scheidt, Rick 114 

Schepers, Hilary 180 

Schermerhorn, Steven 462 

Schertz, Angela 462 

Scheuerman, Cindy 151, 162 

Schierling, Devin 493, 498 

Schilf, Jessica 393 

Schindler, Sonja 337 

Schlagel, Andra 309 

Schlatter, Jonathan 411 

Schletzbaum, Ryan 436 

Schlick, John 430 

Schloegel, Charles 376 

Schlorholtz, Ben 24 

Schlup, John 107 

Schmells, Jimmy 486 

Schmeltz, Elaine 462 

Schmidt, Clinton 165 

Schmidt, Cole 165 

Schmidt, Connie 115 

Schmidt, Constance 462 

Schmidt, Dustin 237 

Schmidt, Dylan 237 

Schmidt, Erin 218, 309 

Schmidt, Jacob 325 

Schmidt, Jena 318 

500 Index 

Schmidt, Kassie 180 

Schmidt, Lea 417 

Schmidt, Sarah 372 

Schmieding, Tom 439 

Schmitt, Amber 158 

Schmitt, Jana 190, 364 

Schmitt, William 413 

Schmitz. Chad 162 

Schmitz, Dale E 462 

Schmuecker, Ryan 252 

Schnabel, Scott 432 

Schnackenberg, Kristen 342 

Schneider, Anne 238 

Schneider, Christopher 327 

Schneider, Corey 322 

Schneider, Darcie 347 

Schneider, Traci 462 

Schnell, Mark 158 

Schnelzle, Paul 209 

Schoen, Allison 309 

Scholler, Christie 322 

Schon, Scott 20 

Schonbrun, Lindsay 393 

Schooler, David 382 

Schooler, Luke 382 

Schooley, Lyndsey 364 

Schoonover, Ryan 430 

Schowengerdt, Amanda 221 

Schrader, Stefani 501 

Schram, Travis 180 

Schreiber, Suzanne 300, 399 

Schreiner, Danny 362 

Schrempp, Diane 207 

Schreurs, Katherine 444 

Schrick, Lori 167 

Schrock, Lara 266 

Schroeder, Amanda 224 

Schroeder, Holly 203 

Schroeder, Kalena 313 

Schroeder, Patricia 444 

Schukman, Sarah 63 

Schulenberg, Alan 157, 160 

Schuler, Jacob 323, 324, 325 

Schulte, Heather 444 

Schulte, Jennifer 462 

Schulte, Marie 167 

Schultz, Adam 424 

Schultz, Amy 372 

Schultz, Cassie 161, 179, 342 

Schultz, Sarah 180 

Schultz, Seth 353 

Schulz, Ryan 405 

Schumacher, Angela L 372 

Schumn, Walter 114 

Schwartz, Darlyn 225, 426 

Schwartz, Jacquelyn 357 

Schwartz. Jin 184 

Schwartz, John 180 

Schwartz, Matthew A 405 

Schwartz, William 204 

Schweizer, Bryan 241 

Schwenk. Fred 127 

Schwensen, Christianna 417 

Schwery, Adam 421 

Schwery, Phil 421 

Schwieger, Anna 177, 372 

Schwieterman, Aaron 374 

Schwinn, Jeff 252 

Schwyhard, Dru 35 

Scoby, Jacob 362 

Scott, Aaron 362 

Scott, Amanda 151, 162, 309 

Scott, Amy 489 

Scott, Antwon 174 

Scott, Daniel L 374 

Scott, Eric 65 

Scott, Gia 52 

Scott, Jeffrey 411 

Scott, Jessie 181 

Scott, Mark 442 

Scott, Matt 137 

Scott, Nicholas 379 

Scott, Riley 163, 177 

Scribner. Bryan 508 

Seastrong, Marquita 174, 318 

Seaton Hall 44 

Seaton, Brian 432 

Seaton, Raeanna 313 

Seba, Amber 164, 184, 217, 486 

Seba, Brooke 172 

Seba, Jeffrey 325 

Sebelius, Drew 180, 181, 362 

Sebelius, Kathleen 94 

Sebes, Nancy 147, 462 

Seek, David 164 

Secor, Simone 390 

Secrets of Seduction 48, 49 

Sedlock, Kirsten 455 

Sedlmajerova, Petra 233 

Seeger, Jason 164 

Seematter, Ryan 180, 193. 333 

Seep, Mary 372 

Seger, Paul 224 

Seger, Silas 462 

Seglie, Nicholas 202, 411 

Segovia, Johnny 462 

Seib, Kayla 176, 207 

Seib, Kristin 172 

Seidel, Lindsey 417 

Seiler, Lucas 413 

Seim, Abigail 217 

Seitz, Meredith 198, 202, 217, 347 

Seiwert, Kyle 376 

Selfridge, O. John 114 

Sellens, Jennifer 462 

Sellke, Jennifer 324, 427 

Sellers, Debra 190 

Sells, Amanda 357 

Selzer, Nathan 422 

Secrets of Seclusion 48, 49 

Semon, Evan 32, 507 

Senatore, Nicholas 353 

Senger, Brandon 207 

Sensible Nutrition and Body Image 

Choices 209 

Sept. 11 Anniversary 31, 32, 33, 34 

Serafini, Sue 284 

Serk, Holly 161, 177 

Servapalooza 343 

Service, Stacy 342 

Settle, Jessica 390 

Settle, Kimberly 342 

Sewell, David 350 

Sexton, David 301 

Sextro, Justin 160, 436 

Sexual Health Awareness Peer 

Educators 174, 175 

Seyb, Amanda 444 

Seyb, Kecia 462 

Seymour, Kathryn 221 

Shackelford, Elijah 175, 430 

Shafer, Kimberly 121, 187 

Shaffer, Hannah 334 

Shaffer, Marc 221 

Shaffer, Sheila 342 

Shaheen, Nabil 218, 463, 507, 508 

Shallenburger, Tim 94 

Shallue, Thomas 157 

Shamburg, Jeffrey 184 

Shamburg, Kimberly 337 

Shamet, Jessica 202 

Shane, Karen 445 

Shanholtzer, Beth 151, 154, 175, 309 

Shank, Christofer 463 

Shank, Stefanie 333 

Shanklin, Carol 120 

Sharp, Angela 176 

Sharp, Joshua 237 

Sharp, Tony 182 

Shaw, Bradley 126 

Shaw, Kristin 347 

Shaw, Ryan Scott 376 

Sheahan, Allan 353 

Shear, Kenneth 367, 368 

Shearer, Aaron 171 

Shearer, Amy 205 

Shearer, Patrick 405 

Sheedy, Kristine 179, 184, 216, 390 

Sheely, Daniel 434 

Sheeley, Matthew 147 

Sheffler, Melinda 463 

Sheik, Jim 15 

Sheik, Kelly 14, 325 

Shelite, Pam 263 

Shellenberger Hall 201 

Shellenberger, Matthew 359 

Shepard, Brian 408 

Shepherd, Amanda 463 

Sheppard, Randy 378 

Sheriff, Margaret 444 

Sherlock, Megan 39( 

Sherow. James 11. 

Sherraden, Shawn 31 

Sherry, Joanne 35 

Sherwood, Brandy 140, 141, 26i 

Sherwood, Peter 101 

Sheu, Chwen 12 

Shields, Abby 39( 

Shields, Bryon 43! 

Shilling, Travis 40; 

Shim, Eunju 101 

Shinn, Tiffany 391 

Shipley, Russell 

Shirk, Jennifer 35 

Shirley, John 11 

Shivers, Lucas 146, 183, 198, 338, 33: 

Shivers, Melissa 17: 

Shoemake, Kari 39' 

Shoemaker, Leslie 34: 

Shorey, Jessica 44' 

Shores, Mako 19: 

Short, Genevieve 39' 

Short, Seth 43' 

Shotton, Carly 20 

Shoup, Natalie 39' 

Shouse, Daniel 40< 

Showalter, Cody 43. 

Showalter, Matthew 167. 32 

Showemimo, Adebola 14' 

Shrauner, Justin 38. 

Shroyer, Margaret 11: 

Shuckman, Melissa 49 

Shufelberger, Cara 31; 

Shull, Andrew 25: 

Shull, Matthew 37' 

Shult, Ernest 12 

Shultz, Michael 46 

Shurtz, Brook 190, 37' 

Shurtz, Lindsey 39' 

Shwaiko, Ingrid 26' 

Shy, Angela 17 

Sibilla, Mark 31 

Sickendick, Karl 15. 

Siddiqui, Mohammed 46. 

Sidebottom, Melissa 46 

Siders, Aaron 190, 377, 37' 

Sieben, Cheryl 

Sieben, Scott 35 

Siebenmorgan, Katie 34. 

Siebert, Andrea 32 

Siebert, Daniel 43' 

Siebrandt, Matt 272, 27' 

Siefkes, Courtney 39 

Siegle, Mary 

Sieker. Brian 35 

Siemaska, Kristin 34 

Siepel, Masie 44 

Sieve, Jesse 40 

Sigle, Andrew 16 

Sigma Alpha Epsilon 42 

Sigma Chi 423, 42 

Sigma Gamma Rho 40 

Sigma Kappa 425, 426, 42 

Sigma Nu 428, 429, 43 

Sigma Phi Epsilon 431, 43 

Sigma Sigma Sigma 41 

Signs of Progress 46, 4 

Silber, Bah 42 

Silver Key Sophomore Honorary . 194, 19 

Sim, David 33' 

Sim, Thomas 46 

Simmelink, Kelli 18 1 

Simmon, Michael 31 

Simmonds, Gail 11 

Simmons, Bradley 433, 43 

Simmons, Luke 37 

Simms, Thomas 20 

Simon. Scott 42 

Simoneau, Carrie 49 

Simpson, Evan R 15 

Sims, Ryan G 32 

Sims, Ted 25 

Singer, Karl 292, 293, 41 

Singireddy. Abhilash 33 

Sink, Stephen 17 

Sisson, Erica 7 

Sisson, Steven 30, 15 

Sipe, Joseph 44 

Siruta, Kylie 190, 38 

Skach, Joseph 46 


Skucius, Scott 203 

Skujyte, Austra 235 

Skultety, Stephanie 343 

Slaven, Prairie 297 

Blead, Amanda 322 

Sleichter, Jami 259 

Sloan, Sarah 390 

Sloup, Aaron 184, 377, 379 

Small Business Development Center 95 

Smalley, Ashley 364 

Smelser, Mark 205, 206, 327 

Smit, Ann 114 

Smith Scholarship House 310. 311 

Smith, Adam H 167, 327 

Smith, Ashley L 347 

Smith, Ashley M 207 

Smith, Ben A 161 

Smith, Benjamin Q 154, 181 

Smith, Benjamin R 353 

Smith, Brandon Everett 180, 368 

Smith, Brock 231 

Smith, Charles 114 

Smith, Christian B 265, 379 

Smith, Christina S 463 

Smith, Christine 343 

Smith, Cory 402 

'Smith, Craig 237 

Smith, Darrel 95 

Imith, David 175 

Imith, David M 463 

Smith, Dereck 174 

Smith, Eric M 405 

Smith, Erica 175, 185, 189, 198, 200, 

222, 504 

Smith, Erin L 463 

Smith, Fred 114 

Smith, Gregory 124 

Smith, Jason 374 

Bmith, Jeffrey S 115 

Smith, Jennifer Renee 357 

Smith, Jeremy 338 

Smith, Jessica 357 

Bmith, Jonathan L 327 

Smith, Jordan 419 

Smith, Judy 121 

Smith, Julie 107 

Smith, Kristina 147 

Smith, Kristopher 424 

Smith, Leeann 347 

Smith, Lindsay 37 

Smith, Lorelei 158 

Smith, Maranda 463 

Smith, Margaret 176 

Smith, Matthew Alan 184 

Smith, Matthew D 157, 311 

Smith, MattG 402 

Smith, Michael 252 

Smith, Michael A 114, 127 

Smith, Michael R 200 

Bmith, Mike 237 

Smith, Miranda 238 

Smith, Nathan P 424 

Smith, Nathan S 444 

Smith, Paul 107 

[Smith, Sarah E 417 

Smith, Sean C 202 

jSmith, Sonder 76 

[Smith, Sterling 177 

Bmith, Talia 357 

Smith, Trevor 237, 265, 379 

Smith, Zachary 439 

Smithyman, Amy 372 

Smith Scholarship House 310, 311 

Smotherman, Bobby Jr. 190,463 

Smurthwaite Scholarship House . 312, 313 

Smyers, Michael 327 

Snelgrove, Casey 343 

Snell, Bradley 424 

Snow Creek 145, 146, 147, 148 

ISnow Ski Club 144, 145, 146, 147, 148 

Sniper 93 

Snyder, Aaron 16, 17 

Snyder, Anneliese 310 

Snyder, Bill 219, 242, 247, 249, 250, 


Snyder, Robert 382 

Snyder, Sean 242, 252 

Snyder, Zachary 311 

Sobba, Nathan 424 

Soccer Club 290, 291 

Society of Manufacturing Engineers .... 216 

Society of Women Engineers 216 

Soeken, Adam 154 

Soeken, Pam 55 

Soldan, Daniel 179 

Soldan, Daryn 241 

Soldan, David 113, 303 

Soldevilla, Rogelio 463 

Soleimani, Pegah 394 

Solomon, Lisa 146, 508 

Solomon, Rachel 151, 203 

Solomon, Tara 182, 190, 309 

Solt, Brandon 252 

Sommerfeld, Justin 154, 161, 181 

Sommers, Benjamin 217, 224 

Sorensen, Lukas 204, 411 

Sorensen, Nicholas 231 

Sorg, Amanda 394 

Soto.Ty 231 

Soukup, Christine 156, 157, 318 

Soukup, Megan 343 

Soukup, Troy 151, 382 

Soukup, Tyler 252 

Sources of Information 42, 43 

Sourk, Sarah 177, 199, 202, 347 

Spaeth, Clifford 116 

Spaeth, Katherine 372 

Spahr, Cladia 33 

Spall, Benjamin 430 

Spani, Gary 242 

Spaulding, Gregory 113 

Speaks, Brett 436 

Spear, Callie 315 

Spear, Candice 427 

Spears, Jacqueline 114 

Specht, Thomas 368 

Speed Dating 85 

Speed, Sara 357 

Speer, Frederic 334 

Speer, Marisa 161, 343 

Speer, Stefanie 333 

Spellman, Hillary 399 

Spencer, Gayle 222 

Spencer, Joyce 125 

Spencer, Kendra 174 

Spencer, Nikki 365 

Spencer, Stephanie 394 

Sperfslage, Jenny 180 

Spesard, Jorie 357 

Spexarth, Matt 379 

Spieckermann, Phil 501 

Spiess, Katherine 201 

Splitter, William 311 

Spohn, Barbara 309 

Spooner, Brian 114 

Sports Support 260, 261 

Spratlin, Kelsey 384, 385 

Sprecker, Mark 241 

Springer, Jennifer 343 

Springer, Job 147, 463 

Springer, Sandra 417 

Springstead, Kari 444 

Sproles, Darren 251, 252 

Sproll, Erik 237, 265 

Spurlock, Janerio 276 

Sramek, Cassandra 176, 180 

St. Clair, Jay 325 

St. Jude's Hospital 193 

Staab, Erin 427 

Staats, Angela 365 

Stabenow, Bradley 379 

Stabenow, Kristin 357 

Stacey, Joshua 411 

Stadler, Kasey 174 

Stafford, Dustin 209 

Stafford, Lance 380, 381, 382 

Stafford, Layne 382 

Stafford, Melinda 385 

Stages of Regression 38, 39 

Staggenborg, Emily 390 

Staggenborg, Susan 180 

Stagner, Lauren 347 

Staley, Benjamin 432 

Staley, Kendra 463 

Stallbaumer, Megan 167, 385 

Stamey, John 491, 502 

Stamey, Matthew 463, 507, 508 

Stamper, Mark 432 

Stang, Kristin 372 

Stangle, Jason 209 

Stanker, Luke 362 

Stankevicius, Ernst 183 

Stanley, Deanna 417 

Stanley, Kristina 417 

Stanton, Patrick 376 

Stanton, William 408 

Stanzel, Katie 259 

Staples, Kimberly 112 

Starkey, Alysia 124 

Starkey, Shannon 417 

Starr, Aaron 368 

Starr, Heath 368 

Starrett, Steven 106, 303 

State of the University 34,35 

Staub, Julie 325 

Stauder, Libby 39 

Staver, Emily 427 

Staver, John 112 

Stavropoulos, George 58, 59 

Stecher, Anthony 411 

Steckley, Kevin 223 

Steel Ring Professional Engineering Honor 

Society 217 

Steele, Kevin 432 

Steele, Matthew 164, 184, 379 

Stefanyshyn, Solomiya 463 

Steffen, Nicholas 194 

Steffen, Tyson 176 

Steffens, Suzanne 504 

Steimel, Charles 413 

Steimel, Deborah 59 

Stein, Michael L 463 

Stein, Thomas C 362 

Steinheider, Jill 417 

Steinhurst, Kortney 177, 180 

Steinlage, Robyn 463 

Stelljes, Jacqueline 347 

Stelljes, Spencer 26 

Stenglemeier, Jessica 322 

Stephans, Ryan 436 

Stephenson, Margaret 394 

Sterling, Darbi 171, 386 

Sterling, Justine 156, 365 

Sterling, Scott 463 

Stevens, Dustin 419 

Stevens, Paul 107 

Stevenson, Sidney 203 

Steward, David 106 

Stewart, A. David 114 

Stewart, Adam 359 

Stewart, Chad 405 

Stewart, Krisha 501 

Stewart, Michael 463 

Stewart, Thomas 368 

Stice, Crystal 322 

Stich, Sandra 288, 313 

Stiens, Spencer 493 

Stiles, Trevor 198, 202,411 

Still, Ryan 224 

Stipp.Tiah 193 

Stock, Brian 252 

Stockebrand, Ben 382 

Stockemer, Matthew 184 

Stockwell, Kevin 362 

Stoddard, Larissa 55 

Stohs, Jeremy 359, 504 

Stokes, Robert 106 

Stokka, Amy 189, 390 

Stone, William 463 

Stoner, James 334 

Storck, Courtney 463 

Storer, Kellen '. 368 

Storer, Lacey 390 

Stotts, Jodi 121 

Stout, Brian 424 

Stout, Kelly 330 

Stout, Randy 463 

Stoutenborough, James 200, 326, 327 

Stover, Zachary 374 

Stowell, Jason inside cover 

Strader, Lindsay 386 

Strahm, Jamison inside cover 

Strahm, Todd 175 

Strahm, Vance 184 

Straily, Shana 386 

Strandmark, Kendra 399 

Strecker, George 125 

Strecker, Jennifer 463 

Strecker, Jessica 198, 394, 467 

Streiber, Andrew 444 

Emily Nemecheck, Amanda 
McLeish, Bill McLeish, Lindsay 

Joni Redmand, JJ Wickham, Amy 
Farney, Stefani Schrader, Tiffany Lee. 

Mary Beth Hoke, Jill Szynskie, Ryan 
Boehner, DeAnn McCord, Emily 

Nancy Foster, Lissa Brown, Greg 
Beyrle, Josh Iwin, Krisha Stewart, Phil 



Strelcheck, Kari 183, 399 

Strickland, Kristen 322 

Strickler, Scott 353 

Strimple, Christina 463 

String Teachers Association 154, 155 

Strnad, Jed 151, 156, 162, 179, 350 

Strong, Jennifer 463 

Strom, Daniel 166 

Strongin, Dana 190, 463, 508 

Strong Complex 314 

Strong Complex Governing 

Association 314 

Strozier, Noah 252 

Strubbe, Christina 399 

Strube, Ashley 421 

Strube, Janelle 154, 162 

Stryker, Travis 95, 217, 504 

Stuart, Jeremy 444 

Stubblefield, Jared 439 

Stubbs. Mary 463 

Stuchlik, Jason 311 

Stuck, Jennifer 198 

Stude, Travis 221 

Student Alumni Board 217, 344 

Student Ambassadors 56 

Student Chapter of the Journalism 

Education Association 218 

Student Dietetic Association 218 

Student Foundation 218 

Student Friends of the Beach 218, 219 

Student Governing Association 94, 348 

Student Publications Inc 469 

Student Voting 26, 27 

Students for Environmental Action 221 

Students in Free Enterprise 221 

Students of Notoriety 40, 41 

Stuewe, Chris 68 

Stuewe, Justin 167 

Stump. Erin 386 

Stumps, Kenton 402 

Sturgeon, Katherine 463 

Sturgeon, Tara 463 

Sturges, Brian 411 

Stuteville, Donald 127 

Stutsman, Shay 422 

Stutz, Peter 167 

Suellentrop, Steven 430 

Sukup, Michael 424 

Suleiman, Michael 127 

Sullivan, Amanda 325 

Sullivan, Brendan 231, 260 

Sullivan, James 353 

Sullivan, Natashia 175 

Sulzen, Nicholas 439 

Sumaya, Juaquin 485 

Sumaya, Manny 485 

Summer Drought 90 

Summers, Amy 372 

Summers, Amy R 399 

Summers, Julie 372 

Summerson, Kristen 417 

Sumners, Megan 172 

Sumners, Robert 368 

Sump, Jill 205 

Sundahl, Lukas 411 

Sunset Zoological Park 443, 445 

Suozzo, Matthew 411 

Suppes, Mark 184 

Sutera, Jeffrey 376 

Sutter, Eric 171 

Suttles, Kyle 252 

Sutton, April 489 

Svoboda, Janae 218 

Svoboda, Joseph 186 

Swafford, Kerri 417 

Swafford, Kristin 417 

Swainston, Stephanie 200 

Swann, Deborah 348 

Swanson, Diane 124 

Swanson, Travis 432 

Swartz, Bradley 379 

Swedlund, Matt 264, 265 

Sweeten, Samuel 463 

Sweetman, Jennifer 417 

Swenson, Brian 327 

Swift, Matthew 134, 135 

Swim Club 300, 301 

Swisher, Brianna 386 

Swist, Shannon 444 

Switzer, Megan 394 

Switzer, Veryl 242 

Swoboda, Stephanie 400 

Sylvester, Jessica 417 

Sylvester, Kathryn 417 

Symbols of Advancement 44, 45 

Synoground, Adam 359 

Szablewski, Marc 424 

Szynskie, Jill 501 

Tabares, Aaron 405 

Tadtman, Brian 432 

Tadtman, Justin 430 

Tailgating 14, 15 

Tajchman, Jenna 156, 337 

Takemoto, Dolores 107, 128 

Tamura, Takeshi 456 

Tang, Xiaoyan 127 

Tangeman, Leslie 167, 318 

Tanney, Kristin 288 

Tansioco, John 198, 200 

Tassin, Chris 16 

Tate, William 407 

Tatman, Christopher 430 

Tatro, R. Scott 190, 373, 374 

Tattoo Artist 16, 17 

Tau Beta Pi 224, 225 

Tau Beta Sigma 221 

Tau Kappa Epsilon 433, 434 

Taul, Johnnie 408 

Taumanupepe, Faaalo 259 

Taussig, Mark 12, 13, 37 

Tavakkol, Amir 115 

Tavlin, Lindsey 399 

Tavlin, Natalie 399 

Taylor, Amy 390 

Taylor, Brandon D 374 

Taylor, Brandon L 231 

Taylor, Brooke 151, 365 

Taylor, Candice ' 463 

Taylor, Cole 52 

Taylor, Cory 21 

Taylor, Dustin 368 

Taylor, Lindsey R 386 

Taylor, Stephanie D 386 

Taylor. Steven M 291 

Taylor, Timothy 174 

Taylor, Vanessa 203 

Teacher Evaluations 112, 113 

Tebbe, Sarah 445 

Technical Support 469 

Technology in the Classroom 44 

Teefey, Adam 411 

Teel, Rebecca 343 

Tegtmeier, Megan 156 

Teichgraeber, Alexa 417 

Tenebehn, Jennifer 218 

Tennous, Sami 113 

Tenpenny, Leah 208. 297 

Terrell, Cameo 225 

Terry C. Johnson Center for Basic Cancer 

Research 44 

Terry, James 249, 252, 253, 254 

Terry, Jason 204, 327 

Tetuan, Jesse 252 

Thaete, Patrick 421 

Tharp, Emily 203 

Tharp, Julie 27, 463 

Thayer, Austin 188, 411 

Thedinga, Carolyn 417 

Theel, Jessica 417 

ThetaXi 435,436 

Thiele, Kevin 445 

Thielen, Kevin 463 

Thien, Stephen 224 

Thiessen, Joseph 350 

Thomas, Amber 174 

Thomas, Crystal 190, 205 

Thomas, Gwen 309 

Thomas, Hamond 252 

Thomas, Henry 252 

Thomas, Jancy 272, 463 

Thomas, Joanna 184 

Thomas, Joseph 338, 339 

Thomas, Lloyd Jr 112 

Thomas, Schyler 276 

Thompson, Amy 445 

Thompson, Brian S 172 

Thompson, Chris E 463 

Thompson, Drew 327 

Thompson, David 114 

Thompson, David Edward 184, 204 

Thompson, Haley 62 

Thompson, Jayne 168 

Thompson, Jessica 218, 399 

Thompson, Lisa 399 

Thompson, John 177 

Thompson, Matt 62, 63 

Thompson, Melissa Anne-Marie.. 288, 427 

Thompson, Rori 417 

Thompson, Russell L 167 

Thompson, Rusty 237 

Thompson, Stephen 106 

Thomson, Beth 330 

Thorendahl, Christopher 419 

Thoreson, Shane 382 

Thornburg, Ron 94 

Thornton, Adam 154 

Thornton, Brian 160 

Thorpe, Lindsey 218, 463, 508 

Thorson, Elizabeth 417 

Thrasher, C. Brian 382 

Thrasher, Rebecca 330 

Three Rivers Kennedy 411 

Threeton, Mark 66, 504 

Thurlow, Erin 221 

Thurman, Jamie 238, 263, 417 

Thurman, Ryan 362 

Thurmond, Maurice 252 

Tibbetts, Paige 390 


Tibbetts, Rachel 192, 390, 486 

Tice, Darcy 48£ 

Tierney, Shaun 32: 

Tilgner, Riki 36; 

Tillett, Sara 41 

Tilley, Shawn 40: 

Tilling, Sarah 23: 

Tillman, Beau 29; 

Timmerman, Katherine 316 

Timmons, Aaron 184, 464 

Timmons, Ben 492 

Tindall, Tara 337 

Tinius, Sara 40C 

Tirrell, Lisa 177, 348, 504 

Titus, Kenny 46' 

Tjaden, Sarah 315 

Toastmasters 210, 211 

Todd, Timothy 127 

Tokar, Daniel 352 

Toles, Talia 174, 207 

Tolf, Francine 17G 

Toll, Kathryn 346 

Toll, Molly 

Toll, Shannon 348 

Tolle, Sean 165 

Tollefson, Scott 127 

Toloza, Alfred 43C 

Tolson, Scott 491 

Tolstedt, Calvin 445 

Tomich, John 107 

Tomilinson, Ryan 436 

Tomono, Takashi 164 

Tompkins, Annie 355, 357 

Tompkins, Elizabeth 346 

Toney, Jeric 46' 

Tonniges, Drew 264, 265 

Toomay, Nissa 32: 

Toomoth, Michele 445 

TopekaZoo 443, 445 

Topliff, Jerod 35C- 

Torres, Mayra 225 

Torrey, Avery 55 

Torrey, Elizabeth 39C 

Totsch, Matt 193, 194 

Touchstone Literary Magazine 172 

Towers, Dick 24; 

Towner, Elizabeth 365 

Townsend, Courtney 171 

Townsend, Elizabeth R 30£ 

Townsend, Kimberly 30G 

Townsley, Tara 417 

Toy, Mary 401 

Tracy, Christopher 464 

Tracy, Samantha 176, 30£ 

Tracy, Shane > 

Tram, Michael 186 

Trambly, Maggie 348, 504 

Tramp, Daniel 434 

Tran, Michael 22c 

Tran, Phuong 417 

Tran, Vi Nhan 464 

Trapp, Sarah 266 

Trapped Miners 9C 

Traugott, Nicholas 434 

Traxson, Tyler 61 

Trecek, Preston 506 

Tredway, Kristy 154, 217 

Trehey, Michael 41 £ 

Tremblay, Jared 43C 

Trenary, Roger 112 

Trenary, Michael 332 

Trenit, Matthieu 29£ 

Ryan Davis, Jared Hothan, Theron Johnson, 
Dustin Lohmann. 

Bryce Mongeau, John Stamey, John Griffin 

Quinn Haverkamp, Tricia Haverkamp, Elizabeth 

502 Index 

Trevino, Ingrid 445 

Triangle 437 

[Trick, Harold 127 

Tricycle Race 20, 21 

Tristan, Juan 188 

Trogstad, Bethany 357 

Trowbridge, Rachel 108 

Troyer, Donna 445 

Troyer, Neal 434 

Truax, Susan 266 

Truitt, Partick 39 

Truman, Sarah 337 

Trupka, Brittany 343 

Tryon, Jason 190, 430 

Tubbs, Cody 405 

Tubene, Serge 146 

Tudela, Ivan 188 

Tuggle, Collin 508 

Tuition Increase 108, 109 

Tully, Jacob 424 

Turek, Whitney 167, 372 

Turner, Ashley 427 

Burner, Thomas 19, 408 

Turner, Tracy 112 

Burner, Tyler 339 

Turnley, William Jr 124 

Tutoring 110, 111 

Tuttle Creek Reservoir 451 

Tyler, Travis 374 

Tysane, Mike 486 

Tysinger, Erin 167, 427 

Tystad, Scott 200, 331, 333 

Uhart, Jonathan 411 

Uhden, Elizabeth 157 

Uhl, Wesley 164, 165 

Uhlarik, Jeff 52 

Umbarger, Ashley 151, 175 

Umbehr, Joshua 78, 172, 175, 209 

Umberger, Ashley 177 

Umphenour, Adam 382 

Underwood, Elizabeth 464 

lUnion Program Council 196, 197, 198, 

199, 222, 

Union Program Council Executive 

Officers 222 

University Counseling Services 131 

University Gardens 122, 123 

Unruh, Reesa 417, 485 

Unterberger, Terri 464 

Up Til Dawn 192, 193, 223 

Urban, Jacob 59 

Urbanek, Theodore 195, 217, 405 

Urkevich, Hayley 177, 348, 504 

Urquhart, Blair 365 

Uttarwar, Manmohan 464 


Vader, Aaron 489 

Vague, Dan 176, 350 

Vail, Audrey 156 

Valdivia, Valerie 394 

Valent, Barbara 127 

Valenti, Samantha 325 

Valerio, Andrea 309 

Valerio, Erica 386 

Van Draska, Joanna 394 

Van Eman, Emily 48 

Van Horn, Amy 330 

Van Keuren, Kathryn 74 

Van Meter, Josh 184 

Van Slyke, Thomas 119, 120, 121 

Van Slyke, Tyler 179 

VanZant, Liz 26 

Van Zile Hall 334 

Vance, Jayme 348 

Vandeberg, Gregory 187 

Vanderhagen, Jeff 432 

Vandiviere, Bryan 179 

Vanier Football Complex 244, 247 

Vanka, Phaneendra 464 

Vanleeuwen, Blake 14 

Vansant, Nicholas 374 

Vanwey, Teri 107 

Vaughn, Marcassja 180 

Vavra, Brandon 439 

Veer, Christina 337 

Veerhusen, Calie 427 

Vega, Charles 327 

Velasquez, Sarah 198 

Vera, Thomas J. II 402 

Vering, Shelley 161, 225 

Verschelden, Cia 114 

Veterinary Medicine, College of ....44, 440, 

441, 442, 443, 444, 445 

Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, 

Radiology Section 44 

Vetter, Tarl 184, 237, 322 

Vidussi, Stefano 125 

Vietnamese Student Association .186, 187, 
188, 189, 223 

Vincello, Sharon 164 

Vincent, Jennifer 167, 372 

Vining, Andrew 325 

Vining, Brad 221 

Visser, Paul 362 

Visser, Sondra 47 

Vittorino, Paul 179 

Vogel, Brandi 288, 289 

Vogt, Robert 160 

Volk, Lisa 263 

Volleyball 256, 257, 258, 259 

Vollmer, Sarah 19 

Volz, Laura 180 

Von Ahlefeldt, Grant 439 

Von Bergen, Donald 106 

Von Fange, Kristina 427 

Von Leonrod, Kayce 190 

Von Uht, Rachel 318, 508 

Vonfeldt, Brian 379 

Voos, Sarah 348 

Voran, Erica 343 

Voss, Kara 357 

Vossman, Eric 411 

Vrbas, Jessica 372 

Vu, David 223 

Vulgamore, Myles 382 

Waage, Erin 343 

Wade, Michael 95 

Wadhams, Karen 464 

Wadsworth, CJ 467 

Wadsworth, J. D'Ann 179, 390 

Wagle, Julia 161 

Wagner, Caitlin 386 

Wagner Field 47 

Wagner, Jeffrey 405 

Wagner, John 177 

Wagner, Jordan 209 

Wagner, Michael 250 

Wagner, Ronald J 107 

Wagner, Trisha 417 

Wait, Talara 266 

Wakeman, Shawn 21 

Waldwender, Walter Jr 107 

Waldschmidt, Valerie 337 

Walker, Adam W 237, 330 

Walker, Adina 445 

Walker, Alan 252 

Walker, Brandon 408, 436 

Walker, Elane 266 

Walker, Emily 181, 204, 333 

Walker, Felicia 198 

Walker, Jacob 327, 508 

Walker, Kerilyn 400 

Walker, Levi 224 

Walker, Patricia 464 

Walker, Ryan 382 

Walker, Samantha 203 

Walker, Shanda 190, 192, 390 

Walker, Timmy 464 

Walker, Troy 8, 10, 11 

Wall, Bill 237 

Wall, Brian 402 

Wallace, Jackie 309 

Wallace, Jarret 405 

Wallace, Seneca 250 

Wallace, Taco 252 

Wallentine, Kari 445 

Wallerstedt, Casey 167, 400 

Wallin, Clay 224 

Walsten, Ann 386, 464 

Walter, Jenny 464 

Walter, Lindsay 388 

Walter, Mitchell 231 

Walters, Derek 71 

Walters, Kyle 327 

Walton, Candace 22, 467 

Walttre, Kevin 175 

Wamsley, Tyler 8, 10, 11, 421 

Wang, Weiqun 121 

Wanklyn, Craig 184, 200, 319, 322, 356 

Ward, Mary 161, 179, 333 

Ward, Paul 402 

Warden, Kami 445 

Ware, Kimberlyn 200 

Warner, Dustin 164 

Warner, Matthew 333 

Warnken, Erik 464 

Warren, Ann 48 

Warren, Chris 493, 498 

Warren, Elizabeth 207 

Warren, Jamie 368 

Warren, Steven 113, 431 

Warta, Cari 357 

Wartman, Sarah 464 

Wartman, Scott 464 

Washington, Rashad 252 

Washington, Steve 252 

Wasinger, Nicholas 58 

Wassenberg, Rachel 309 

Wassom, Laura 400 

Watermelon Bust 404 

Watke, Kevin 16 

Watkins, Aaron 240, 241 

Watkins, Andrew 405 

Watkins, Jennifer 318 

Watson, Anna 357 

Watson, Odeal 175 

Watt, Tramaine 197 

Wattree, Kevin 325 

Watts, Dana 222 

Watts, Megan 390 

Watts, Tramaine 198, 200, 217 

Waugh, Carly 427 

Waybright, Adam 464 

Waye, Lainee 386 

Waymire, Abigail 315 

Waxman, Sarah 288, 289 

Weaver, Amy 204 

Weaver, Jill Anne 357 

Webb, Farrell 114 

Webb, Lauren 372 

Webb, Mike 303 

Weber, Alison 400 

Weber, Matthew K 411 

Weber, Ryan 375, 376 

Webster, Kyle 193, 194, 368 

Wecker, Crystal 225 

Wecker, Kendra 234, 235, 284 

Weddle, Callie 417 

Wedekind, Cassandra 372 

Wedel, Kyle 322 

Weeden, Allisha 494 

Weekly, Patrick 158 

Weeks, Alisa 164 

Weeks, Emily 175, 343 

Wefald, Jon 34, 44, 92, 93, 125, 242 

Wefald, Ruth Ann 37 

Wegerer, Andrea 164 

Wegerer, Doug 167 

Wegner, Liz 257 

Wegner, Nicole 427 

Wehmeyer, Brent 151 

Wehmueller, Rebecca 207 

Wehrman, Beth 147, 154, 176 

Weidenheimer, Robert 494 

Weigand, Benjamin 300 

Weigel, Travis 31, 327, 504 

Weilert, Kelli 348 

Weiner, Michael 252 

Weir, Brian 402 

Weis, Courtney 489 

Weiser, Tim 91 

Weishaar, Brianna 400 

Welch, Ashley 464 

Welch, Brian 379 

Welch, James 413 

Welch, Kelly G 348 

Welch, Michael 408 

Welch, Shawn 179 

Wellemeyer, R. G