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1999-2000 
Volume V 

Eckerd College 

4200 54th AvenueS 

St. Petersburg, FL 

33711 

enrollment: 1568 



During (heir Autumn Tern) 
initiation process., the RAs 
show the freshmen how to 
make a smooth passage into 
college life by being care free 
and willing to fry new things 
such as karaoke. Karaoke itself 
made a passage from its 
Japanese roots over the last 
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Florida Presbyterian College, founded in 195c3, welcomed 
its first freshman class in the fall of 1960. Florida 
Presbyterian was never Intended to be the permanent 
name of the school, and on July 1,1972, it was renamed 
Eckerd College after Jack Eckerd 
who had donated a substantial 
amount of money to the school. In 
addition to its name, Eckerd has 
seen many changes in its "Passage 
Through Time." The campus has de- 



Sandra Lee Caruthers and 
Peter R. Moore, members of 
the first class at Eckerd college, 
make their way through the 
Student Union, what would 
now be the pub. as Dr. Kadel 
and his daughter Mary look on 
from the sidelines. The first 
class began at Florida 
Presbyterian College in the Fall 
of 1 960 and graduated in the 
Spring of 1964. photo 
courtesy of Cathy McCoy, 
library archives 



veloped significantly, with new build- samngintheeari v i980swas 

just as popular as it is at the 
turn of the century at Eckerd 

ings popping up each year. Technology has created many college. These four students 

at the time take advantage of 
, , _ .. , , ii ; i i iki tr) e brand new shinny red 

opportunities for the Eckerd community, world and Ha- sailboat issued by the 

waterfront, photo courtesy of 
, . i i r , i j. i Cathy McCoy, library archives 

tional events have influenced the 
student body to work for a number 
of causes. With all of these influ- 
ences and changes one thing has re- 
mained constant at Eckerd, the 
spirit of the students who have at- 
tended this prestigious institution. 
As the college grows into the 21 st 
century, it will be interesting to see 
how much it will change as technol- 
ogy and the world makes great 
strides into the future. 
F3y Chandra Dreher & Michelle Allen 






Alex Borges and Brian 
Soby look through a copy of 
the 1998 yearbook as Katie 
Mills and other students wait 
in line to get their copies of the 
1998 and 1999 yearbooks 
distributed at Media Madness 
this year. This was a big event 
allowing students to finally look 
back at two years of their past 
times and memories at Eckerd 
College, photo by Michelle 
Allen 



Danielle Hager and 
Danielle Englehart pass 

their time together sharing 
some juicy watermelon at an 
Omega Bar-B-Que. Many 
different events and functions 
on campus allow students to 
create college memories with 
friends that will last a life time. 
photo by Michelle Allen 




A Time To Gather 

Not long ago, things were very different concern- 
ing complex parties and drinking on campus. The 
pub use to sell beer to those who were of age and 
below the pub, was the basement where different 
functions, such as movies and 
comedians, were held. When the 
drinking age was raised to age 
twenty-one, more people overall 
began to abuse the substance of 
alcohol, Including Eckerd stu- 
dents. This abuse saw its peak 
this year causing dramatic 

Jimmy Henson and Mary 

Ellen Emerson enjoy a slow ChangeS in the SCene Of Eckerd eVentS and Dar- 

dance at the Christmas formal 
in 1960. Times haue changed 
a lot since Florida Presbyterian 
College welcomed its first class 
of students, but the desire for 
the students to gather and 
socialize with one another at 
formal parties and affairs 
remains the same even forty 
years later at the dawning of a 
new millennium, photo 
courtesy of Cathy McCoy, 
library archives 




ties. Delta Flashback resulted in the decision to 
move parties away from the dorms. For the remain- 
der of the year, the complex parties were to be 
held elsewhere on campus. According to Director 
of Student Activities Reece Roberson, "I think that 
times have changed, whatever is right oneyear may 
not be what's right for the next year." 
By Leah M a cCart hy 



Seniors JoDon 
Back. Rayetta 
Grasty, Kris 
Herrington, 
and Danielle 
Hager enjoy 
the millennium 
complex party 
hosted by Alpha 
this year in 
"Fountain 
Square." 
Students 
danced to hip 
hop, techno, 
and pop music 
provided by 
93.3 FLZ in 
front of the 
library. Parties 
such as this 
show the effect 
the "Passage of 
Time" has had 
on the party 
scene at Eckerd 
College, photo 
by Michelle 
Allen 



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Some consider Autumn Term one of the bet- 
ter features that attracted them to Eckerd Col- 
lege. College is an entirely new experience with new 
areas of study, new surroundings and unfamiliar 
faces. Most of the freshman came to Eckerd not 
knowing anyone. This presents an awkward situa- 
tion to those who are too shy or just not inter- 
ested in making new friends. Rebecca Day said, 
"Autumn Term was a good time to meet new people 
and make friends that would last a lifetime." 

Autumn Term gave freshmen a chance to 
meet each other. "Go For It" broke the ice for many. 
At the Hometown Dinner freshmen met ASPEC 
members and fellow students from their home 
states. Luncheons and dinners, such as the 
Multicultural Luncheon, allowed freshmen to taste 
foods from various cultures and offered yet an- 
other chance for interaction. 

There were varying thoughts about Autumn 
Term events. Freshmen either enjoyed the activi- 
ties or felt they were structured like summer camp. 
"I felt there were lots of organized activities which 
allowed the students to take advantage of the 
attractions that are here that they may not have 
heard about such as the Dali museum and the 
Florida Aquarium", said Angela Guyadeen. 

Looking back on past Autumn Terms, upper- 
classmen can offer a different perspective. They 
claim it was an easy way to be introduced into 
college life. While some Autumn Term classes were 
challenging, most feel this helped them in the long 
run. They also agree that with each Autumn Term 
they have noticed significant improvements in the 
events offered, with more to come in the future. 

By Ryan Miller 




Director of Student Activities 
Reese Roberson, Actiuator 
Andrew Costa and freshmen 
Luciana Mesquita. 

Hristiana Krastanova, and 
Gabriela Nunes. relax and 
enjoy a day at President 
Armacost's home in Bahama 
Shores. President Armacost 
has made this an annual 
tradition expressing to the 
incoming class his welcome 
and open spirit toward the 
student body at Eckerd 
College, photo by Adrian 
Stewart 




Kimberly Mayette adds her 
signature to the class of 2003 banner 
before entering freshmen reg- 
istration. This was the first symbol of 
the unity this class would share. It was 
one of a number of fun new additions 
offered at registration this Autumn 
Term. Photo pins courtesy of 
Student Activities was another such 
addition. These little things made the 
entire process a little more exciting 
for the incoming students, photo by 
Jessica Green 




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Hall, gave the freshmen an i 

games. An allocated number o) playn ,, ..,.■•. ., I, 

student as they entered, and prizes could bi 

winnings earned by indiuidual players. The evening also included 

swing dancing lessons on the patio and live music i< n 

these newly learned skills, photo by Chris Marusa 










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Delta's complex party was a blast from the 
past. The event reminisced the days of old with 
costumes from as far back as the 1920s. There 
were contests for the best overall costume and 
the best costumes from each decade. There were 
swingers, go-go girls, hippies, flappers, punks and 
everything in between. The Sunshine Thrift Store 
probably made quite a profit off of the Eckerd stu- 
dents! Right up until the day of the long awaited 
event, students were making runs to get the fin- 
ishing touches for their outfits. 

Hosted in the scenic outdoor commons of 
Delta complex, the party had it all: disco lights, 
strobe lights, and bubble machines. Delta did a 
great job creating a multifaceted environment in 
which everyone could comfortably party. The turn- 
out, though not consistent, was great. Everyone 
made an appearance, even if for a short time, to 
have a swing around the dance floor and to see 
their brightly adorned compadres. 

The DJs fulfilled all of their requirements, 
and then some. The music they played screamed 
"Flashback!" They made sure to cover music from 
almost every decade, though most of the focus 
was, again, on the '60s and 70s. They tried to 
keep the natives from getting restless and man- 
aged to achieve their goal. From "The Dirty Boogie" 
to "Disco inferno" people danced the night away. 

While the party was an overall success, due 
to a numberof security incidents including a num- 
ber of underage drinkers, the party had its reper- 
cussions. These were the cancellation of Beta Trop- 
ics and the movement of complex parties away 
from the dorms allowing for more controi. 

By Candis Carmichael and Michelle Allen 



Freshmen Rodney VanNesse 
and Jana Laurin dressed 
from the 70s prepare to make 
an appearance at Delta 
Flashback. Dressing up in 
funky outfits was a way for 
students to be creative and 
show off their favorite decade. 
photo by Manny Antonaras 



Sophomores Melissa 

Lueking and Monica J. nolo 
dance to music from the past 
decades. Some students found 
that they could pull old 80s 
clothing out of the attic 
reminiscing this decade which 
they had actually lived through. 
photo by Steve Fort 




Freshman Dave DeFreitas speaks with Heather Steadham. Dave Steadham. and Jennifer 

Beattie during a break from the dance floor at Delta Flashback. Complex parties are one of many 
places students can intermingle with friends, and sometimes even get to know staff members who 
come to join in the fun of the event, photo by Manny Antonaras 




Dressed as daisies. Amanda 
Hopkins and Jaime Thompson 
admire Hunter Randleman's witch 
costume. Many students this year got 
very creative with their costumes 
coming up with unique ideas, whereas 
others dressed in classic Halloween 
costumes. For the first time i 
this complex party was held in Fox 
Woods instead of in the Zeta complex 
quad. This was so that more control 
could be maintained at the party. 
photo by Taryn Sabia 



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p irty 
every Halloween -Zet; 
complex did a lot of preparln, 
year's party would be great. Many freshmen waited 
with anticipation after hearing about the party. 
The week before the party, students wondered at 
the wooden Z's hung around school, a take from 
this year's thriller The 5lair Witch Project. There 
were mixed reactions from students about the 
1999 Zeta Halloween. 

Most upperclassmen seemed to think this 
year's party was better than last year's. However, 
many upperclassmen thought it was better in prior 
years when it was located at Zeta Complex instead 
of the woods near Fox Hall where it was held this 
October. Sophomore Missy Ciezki said, "This year 
seemed better organized but It was different from 
last year because it wasn't in Zeta Complex and I 
think it was better located there." The overall opin- 
ion about the party was that the location was 
not that great but the costumes and Halloween 
spirit was improved. Paakow Arku expressed his 
opinion, "I thought the Halloween costumes this 
year were wonderful and people put a lot of effort 
into many of them. The costumes made it seem 
like a better Halloween spirit also." 

Some did not think too highly of the much- 
anticipated complex party. Freshmen had noth- 
ing to base a comparison on about Zeta Hallow- 
een. One freshman, Matt Garrett, said, "I thought 
Zeta Halloween was boring and decided to leave 
soon after I arrived." Most freshman seemed to 
be disappointed but know a lot of planning went 
Into the party. Brittney Boone stated, "People 
weren't dancing and it just seemed like a lot of 
drunk people standing around in the woods" 

By Ashley Hopson 

During Zeta Halloween Ben Young helps Everald Morgan. 

who came as a tree from Sleepy Hollow, adjust him cumbersome 
costume. Many students went all out to come up with the most 
creative costume in order to try to win the costume contest held 
during the party, photo by Taryn Sabia 







Jarrid Dotterer and Lisa DeRoche show off their musical 
talent as they; play the guitar up on stage in Dendy McNair 
during the hypnotic performance of Chip Flatow. While they 
believed they were really playing the guitar for the audience, the 
viewers, could see that they were merely playing the air-guitar 
providing entertainment and laughter for all. photo by Emily Imber 




Hypnotist Chip Flatow checks out Genienne Betts's muscle as 
she flexes. He was using the power of suggestion to pump up her 
ego and make her believe that she was a muscle woman. Through 
hypnosis, participants can be made to feel many different ways 
letting their imaginations play like in their childhood days, photo 
by Emily Imber 




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Scott Coleman and Abigail Huitt 

believe they are famous rock stars 
singing for a huge audience, while 
Isabel Church believes she is 
dancing along with her favorite rock 
group up on stage, all while under 
the hypnotic spell of Chip Flatow. 
Palmetto has made it a tradition to 
bring in at least one hypnotist each 
year to entertain the student body by 
using the power of suggestion to 
get them to act out silly stunts 
and actions, photo by Emily lmber 



Comfort 





Dave Page takes front stage, 
hauing been told by hypnotist 
Cbip Flatow that every time he 
hears the given sound, he will 
believe himself to be the man 
in charge of everyone on and 
off stage, photo by Emily 
lmber 




Comedian Erik Passoja 
impersonates an old man as he 
entertains the Autumn Term 
crowd this year. His fresh sense 
of humor was a good welcome 
to the freshmen as they began 
their college experience, photo 
by Michelle Allen 



Mentalist Craig Karges recites 
the exact words that Matt 
Foster reads to himself from 
a book. Karges managed to 
make believers out of many 
skeptical viewers as they got up 
on stage to challenge his 
abilities, photo by Diana 
Huestis 



Palmetto Productions brought in three dif- 
ferent types of stand-up performers this year. 

With the ability to send his audience into 
utter laughter, comedian Erik Passoja made a 
great impression on those students here for Au- 
tumn Term. Passoja's act had a huge turn out, 
and proved to be more than worthy for a fresh- 
man event. "You never know what you're going to 
get when it comes to stand-up comics, but this 
one was really good, he kept the audience rolling," 
said one upperclass attendee. 

Chip Flatow was the hypnotist brought on 
campus this year. Flatow started his show by 
clearing up some issues of confusion regarding 
hypnosis. He explained that we all go into a hyp- 
notic state everyday when we feel or do something 
out of the ordinary and also when we sleep. After 
this explanation, Flatow invited students inter- 
ested in being hypnotized to join him on stage. 
The seats filled up quickly and the show began. 
Once the subjects were deeply in a state of hyp- 
nosis the laughter was nonstop as Flatow had 
his subjects act out crazy antics on stage. 

The third stand-up artist was a bit differ- 
ent, he was a mentalist. Craig Karges used his 
mental 'powers,' to make believers out of many 
skeptical viewers. Karges used many techniques, 
both mental and physical. Through unconscious 
writing, he read random thoughts of the audience, 
he pulled students up on stage, and showed proof 
that he had correctly predicted th 
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Jennifer Kingsley and Ignacio Rosillo- 

Daoiz dance to the high spirit music of Spy 
us. Spy, the opening band at Pack Your Bags. 
This band, playing familiar music ft 
islands, really got the audience involved and 
warmed up for G. Love, the star performer 
of the evening, photo by Michelle Allen 



Tiffany Stevens and Lota Patterson, staff of Palmetto 
Productions, act as crowd control at the front of the stage as 
excited Eckerd fans watch G. Love play in the Hough Quad. 
The audience was packed tightly as close as it could get to the 
front of the stage. By featuring this very popular and somewhat 
famous performer. Palmetto Productions was able to get their 
largest turnout ever for Pack Your Bags- photo by Michelle Allen 
















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Jonathan Boldebuck serves beer to those who are of age from the Budwiser van brought on 
campus for Pack Your Bags. Student Affairs sponsored this feature at a number of events this 
year to prevent broken glass and people from bringing alcoholic beverages into the event. This 
also reflects the past of Eckerd College being that many years ago the college served beer in the 
pub! photo by Michelle Allen 



Carrie Hall, Tiffany Stevens, and 
Kimberley SchiUhammer of 

Palmetto Productions award a prize 
bucket to Stephen Jaeger. Each 
prize, in the form of a gift certificate, 
was handed out in a bucket full of 
candy and other goodies. Prizes 
were won through a raffle drawing 
based on the number printed on each 
student's ticket stub. The grand prize, 
a trip to the Bahamas for a week, was 
drawn by G. Love and won by junior 
Joshua Holfeltz. photo by Michelle 
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b\t different than those of the pastdu- 
feature performer Palmetto Productions* was 
able to bring on campus for the event. The popu- 
lar artist G. Love and Special Sauce brought 
many excited students to the Hough Center 
Quad for the evening. While many Eckerd stu- 
dents were G. Love fans, there were a number 
who heard him for the first time on campus. 

before O. Love, the band Spy vs. Spy 
opened the concert. They were upbeat, funky, 
and basically, everything an opening band 
should be, getting the audience all warmed up. 
The band played well-known tunes from the 
Caribbean that drew many people into the 
party. 

The underlying purpose of Pack Your Dags 
is the prizes that are given away. Throughout 
time the event has had different themes, but 
it has always given away great prizes, with the 
rand prize being a trip to the Bahamas. This 
year, prizes consisted of movie tickets, passes 
to Durango, CD's, and candy. These were all given 
away during the intercession between the two 
bands. 

G. Love and Special Sauce gave the crowd 
quite a show. The audience was packed in as 
tight as possible as everyone tried to get close 
to the stage. After his performance, G. Love 
drew the grand prize trip to the Bahamas. The 
trip was won by junior Joshua Holfeltz. 

This phenomenal show produced a great 
turnout such that it will not soon be forgot- 
ten. 

By Leah MacCarthy and Michelle Allen 

Brendan Philip expresses pride in his home country of 
Trinidad as he dances on stage with the band Spy us. Spy 
displaying his country's flag. The crowd went wild to the 
island music played by this band which interacted energetically 
with the audience, photo by Nick Gault 



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For the first time ever, a different kind of 
event was offered to Eckerd students on a sunny 
Saturday afternoon. Palmetto Productions 
brought a laser tag arena on campus. This was 
a giant inflated black balloon type arena, set up 
in Slater's woods. 

Students came freely throughout the day 
to take advantage of this event. The overall turn- 
out for the whole day was good. Many students 
played multiple times, and even went back to their 
dorms to get friends to join in the fun. 

The game consisted of two teams. These 
teams were given guns with which they would 
shoot in the arena. They were instructed on the 
rules of the game and how they could score once 
inside. 

Upon entering the arena, one team would 
run left and the other right down a corridor that 
led to the playing area. The atmosphere was com- 
plete with black lights, walls splattered with black 
light paints and fog generated by a machine. 

The object of the game was to gain as 
many points as possible, increasing your score 
from -50,000 up to a maximum of +50,000, 
by shooting at those with opposite colored guns 
without being hit in return. Upon being hit, par- 
ticipants felt a slight shock as the gun vibrated 
in their hand being temporarily disabled. 

Kimberley Schillhammer, director of the 
event, stated, "I wanted to try something new 
with Palmetto this year and I thought Laser Tag 
would be really cool and different; something the 
school had never done before. I'm thinking of 
bringing it back next year just because it was 
pretty successful." 

By Michelle Allen 




Brett Kaydo and Kristen 
Jeffries look up as they drop 
the ball during the countdown 
at Alpha's Millennium Bash. 
Although it was not quite time 
to bring in the new year, 
students celebrated early 
together since they would all 
be at home when the turn of 
the millennium actually came. 
photo by Michelle Allen 



This Laser Tag Arena was set up in Slater s Woods for students 
to come and play as many games as they desired on Saturday 
November 6. This was a first time event hosted by Palmetto 
Productions. Many students took advantage of this opportunity 
to release some stress by shooting at one another inside this 
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Ca/eb Steii nlum was the first to take his aggression out on this 
police car donnated for Alphas Millennium Bash. He paid $5 to 
take out a window and chose the windsheild, the strongest window 
of all. Students crowded around to watch this out of the ordinary 
occurance and security was close at hand to monitor the safety of 
the observers. All of the money raised through this fundraiser in 
the spirit of the destruction that typically occurs on New Year's 
Eve went to the American Leukemia Society. By the end of the 
evening the car uias practically totalled, photo by Michelle Allen 





Sophomore Justin Crotty 

concentrates as he prepares to enter 
the Laser Tag arena and go against 
the opposing team in an all out battle 
many points as possible. 
Many students took time out from 
their Saturday schedules to play a 
couple rounds of laser tag. One game 
only took four and a half minutes so 
students could easily fit it in as a study 
break or something to do a number 
of times working to attain a perfect 
score, photo by Michelle Allen 



What will the Eckerd students of this year 
remember most about the last Alpha party of the 
millennium? It has been said to be the first real 
Alpha party in a very long time. Up until this year, 
people have not said the words "Alpha" and "party" 
in the same sentence and been able to keep a 
straight face. When people were informed that 
Alpha was the complex hosting the Millennium 
Bash, the first response was, "That's an oxymo- 
ron!" This party, however, proved to be one of the 
best this semester! 

As a fundraiser, they had a car painted to 
look like a police car, which people had to pay a 
dollar to get a few hits with a baseball bat, and 
five dollars for windows. One of the local radio sta- 
tions, 93.3 FLZ, played at the big event. Candy 
canes and raffle tickets were distributed as 
guests entered the party for the midnight give- 
aways of various prizes, including free CDs. 

The party was held in "Fountain Square" in 
front of the mailboxes and library, a first at Eckerd 
College. The trees were lit with twinkling Christ- 
mas lights, and the mood was set to be fairly 
mellow. The party was good, clean fun and the out- 
come was quite impressive. The night was com- 
plete with a shining silver ball dropping from the 
flagpole at midnight, bringing ln....Decemeber 5, 
1999! 

Most of the students came dressed to im- 
press and grooved to the pumpin' beats all night 
long. This was their way of celebrating the Impend- 
ing end of the millennium with their friends just a 
bit early. It was the last complex party of 1999 
and made way for the first one of ZOOO. 

By Candis Carmichael 




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Sandra Campanella. the Men s Volleyball assistant coach, 
prepares to auction off the players to anyone willing to buy a slave 
for a day at Nu Shrimp Fest. This fundraiser brought the team 
$600. an increase over last year s auction, photo by Adrian Stewart 





On Friday, November 5, 1999, Eckerd Col- 
lege had its first ever Fall Ball. The turnout was 
fantastic! The Fall Ball was a Quest For Meanin 
project run by a group of seniors: Kendra 'drown, 
Kevin Kalmin, Lynne Grayton, Gordon Wilkinson, 
Todd Hode, Jason Nydick, and Tom Muldoon, ful- 
filling their service project requirement for the 
course. Quest For Meaning requires each stu- 
dent to put forth at least forty hours of commu- 
nity service for the project; however, these seven 
students put forth much more time than that. 

The project raised money for R.O.C.K.. 
(Reaching Out to Cancer Kids) Camp in Florida, 
an affiliation of the American Cancer Society. This 
camp takes children suffering from all forms of 
cancer and allows them to have fun and forget 
about their condition. "Children are so innocent 
and don't understand exactly what is happening 
to them," says project leader Kendra Brown 
"R.O.C.IC Camp allows these children to forget a 
their troubles and lets them just have fun." 

The dance was held at the luxurious Vinoy 
Hotel in downtown St. Petersburg. The night was 
one to remember recollecting old memories of high 
school proms. The girls and guys dressed up in 
their best clothes and danced the night away to 
the music provided by the QFM group. There were 
over three hundred tickets sold for the event and 
over $"5500 dollars collected. "However, the Eckerd 
College community is the group of people who 
should be thanked," says Brown, "without them, 
the children attending R.O.C.K. Camp would not 
be able to enjoy a carefree summer." 
By Gracson Morris 



Lisa Saadi Fiona Hopkins. Josh Beauregard. 
Samantha Andress and Kate Packard share an 
interesting conversation at the Fall Ball which was held at the 
Vinoy in downtown St. Petersburg. This was a first time event 
sponsored by a Quest For Meaning group with the help and 
support of Palmetto Productions, photo by Michelle Allen 



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Lucas McArthur and Kate 

Kinnis break it down on the dance 
floor to the tunes DJed by Todd 
Hode during the Fall Ball. They 
danced the night away in support o) 
R.O.C.K. by attending this event 
hosted by a QFM group who was 
raising money jor the cause. There 
was an excellent turnout for the 
dance, and the group raised a 
significantly greater amount of 
money for their cause than they had 
anticipated, photo by Michelle Allen 



Eckerd students feast on shrimp and watch or bid as (he m illeyball 
men are auctioned off on the stage set up behind Nu. The auction 
was the main attraction at this sunset complex event which was 
held in lieu of Nu Mardi Gras. photo by Adrian Stewart 





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Mike Pelletier and Maria Stonecipher help themselves to 
the free food at Nu Shrimp Fest. The spread included shrimp, of 
course, and buffalo wings for those who were not seafood fa 
photo by Sean Murphy 



This year Nu residents did something dif- 
ferent for their complex party. In breaking the tra- 
dition of "Nu Mardi Gras," they managed to shock 
the campus with "Nu Shrimp Fest." The turnout 
at this new event was not nearly as high as that 
typical of the Nu complex party, but at the same 
time, no food went to waste! 

During Nu Shrimp Feet, the Men's Volleyball 
Team held their second annual auction. The play- 
ers, auctioned off to the highest bidder, were 
obliged to do whatever they were Instructed by 
their purchaser for a twenty-four hour period. 
Heedless to say, this was quite an attention get- 
ter. One player was bought by his own suite-mates 
and forced to clean their suite, others had to do 
various chores such as washing laundry and cars, 
still others had to dress upas told or act as serv- 
ers to their owners in the cafeteria. 

In addition to food and the auction, the sand 
court was set up for Nightspiker Blacklight Vol- 
leyball. About twenty or thirty people hung around 
to play on this glowing court with popular musical 
tunes playing in the background. 

Many would have preferred Nu Mardi Gras 
and wondered why this tradition was broken. Nu 
Mardi Gras has always been a highly anticipated 
event, so why cancel it? The primary reason was 
that it just did not get planned. Those living in 
the dorm did not come together enough to put 
their plans to action. There was : 
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Cindy Myers and her date 
take a break from the dance 
floor as they sit and chat. The 
dance was attended by many 
non-Eckerd students who were 
brought along as friends or 
dates, photo by Nick Gault 




Mifce Fedder. Karen MacDowell. 
and Erica Craig dance together as 
a group at the Spring Bali This was 
the one highly anticipated event of 
the year, being that many of the 
complex parties had been a bust. The 
dance floor remained packed the 
whole night, proof that this event was 
a huge success. Music ranged from 
pop and R & B to hits from 
the 80's. Many people danced 
outside the boundaries of the 
dance floor to give themselues more 
space to move, photo by Nick ( 




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On April 25, 2000, Eckerd College hosted 
its annual Spring Ball at the luxurious Vinoy Re- 
sort in downtown St. Petersburg. The theme for 
this year's dance was "Monte Car\o" The tickets 
to the dance were printed on playing cards to go 
along with this theme, and in the lobby of the ball- 
room were several casino games; including Rou- 
lette, Black Jack, and Crape. Students could 
gamble their fake "Fun Money" at each of these 
casino tables, which were manned by guest deal- 
ers Kichard Walace, David Hastings, and Melissa 
Wolfman. Instead of winning money, students 
earned tickets. These were used at the end of the 
night in a raffle for various prizes. 

Over 650 students, faculty, and staff of 
Eckerd College attended the Ball. The event was 
hosted by Palmetto Productions, with the plan- 
ning committee headed by Senior Carrie Hall. The 
event raised $4000 to help cover the expense of 
the evening. 

Sophomore Tiffany Stevens commented 
that she felt this year's Spring Ball was better 
than last year's considering the behavior and at- 
titude of all in attendance. Michelle Levy stated, 
"It was great to see everyone having a great time. 
As a senior, it was a nice tension release for the 
end of the year" 

The 2000 Spring Ball made a great impact 
on the students who went. At the end of the night, 
the first 500 students who bought tickets were 
given a free hurricane glass to commemorate the 
evening. Most everyone had a great time, making 
it a dance that will be remembered for years to 
come. 

By Graceon Morris 




Jaime Allen and alumnus 
Mark Luthi enjoy a game of 
Black Jack. Students had the 
option of getting jiggy on the 
dance floor, or socializing in the 
lobby while playing casino 
games. This was a nice addition 
to the Ball this year, photo by 
Nick Gault 



Patrick Long enjoys dancing 
with some friends at the Spring 
Ball. Many people attended the 
Ball in groups or went stag. 
This made the evening fun for 
all. with or without a date. 
photo by Nick Gault 



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Gregoire Dupont enjoys a drink at the Spring B :" 
beverages were available for an adt ffl 
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This year Palmetto Productions put on a 
plethora of concerts to give the student body more 
activities to choose from. 

The biggest of these, aside from Pack Your 
Bags, was the Sweet Honey in the Rock concert. 
A free concert at the Palladium Theater, the place 
was packed with those curious about this a 
cappella women's singing group. The entire concert 
was filled with an energy that ran from the per- 
formers on stage to the back of the audience. 
Everyone was encouraged by Sweet Honey to par- 
ticipate and sing along, giving a sense of belong- 
ing to those in the audience with those on stage. 

Other on campus concerts were held in the 
pub, and although turnout to those concerts never 
came close to matching that of Sweet Honey in 
the Rock, there was enough support. One success- 
ful night was the F3eth Wood concert. Beth Wood 
sang in the pub, and there were a lot of students 
who were just sitting mesmerized by her beautiful 
voice and lyrics. There also was Blueberry Jam, a 
bluegrass group that played mostly country-type 
songs, and an instrumental guitarist, Scott 
Huckaby, who played for almost two hours 
straight. He used a lot of effects with his guitar 
to create a very new-age type sound. 

Handshake Squad was a concert held in 
Dendy McNair auditorium In the fall. This punk style 
band attracted a small audience of supporters. 

While the social life of campus lagged this 
year, such activities as these concerts showed 
that Palmetto and Campus Activities were mak- 
ing an attempt to entertain the students, and 
this effort was appreciated. 
By Jessica Green 



Scott Huckaby. an acoustic 
guitarist, performs on his 
uniquely decorated stage in the 
pub. He combined electrifying 
music from multiple instru- 
ments, such as cymbals played 
with his toes, with exaggerated 
gestures and movement to 
give students an amazing 
show, photo by Jessica Green 




Pete Tyrrell. Lynnea DeHaan. Nick Gauit. and Alissa Quistorff wait with anticipation for 
Sweet Honey in the Rock to take the stage at the Palladium in downtown St. Petersburg. This well 
reknowned Gospel group attracted a wide number of Eckerd students and faculty who together 
almost filled the entire theatre, photo by Jessica Green 




knees to paint her toenails the best 
he possibly can, in an attempt to 
prove that he is worthy to move on 
to the next round in Singled Out. As 
part of this game the men were re- 
quired to perform out of the ordinary 
tasks in order to win a date with the 
bachelorette. Amanda Zion. Despite 
Andre's efforts, Brendan McCluskey 
was chosen to move on to the next 
round, photo by Amanda Howey 



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semester. This first-time e\ . 
Hough Quad, it drew a crowd larger than any of 
the complex parties held in this same area. This 
was probably due to the involvement of over 100 
students in the show itself. 

Fifty male and fifty female contestants were 
•^reregistered for a chance to win a date with the 
surprise student bachelor and bachelorette invited 
to the show by Palmetto Productions. 

The contestants on stage were thinned out 
through such questions as, "boxers or briefs." The 
remaining were subject to a number of crazy 
stunts to see who most deserved the prize date. 
These tasks included a frozen t-shirt contest for 
the girls, who had to unfold and adorn themselves 
with a frozen t-shirt using nothing but their teeth. 
The rules were modified when the shirts were so 
frozen that the girls had to use their hands. 

Cupid, played by Andre Schwitter, complete 
with cigarette, trolloped on stage to get the crowd 
going and to distribute beads during breaks in the 
show. Co-hosts Davie Gill and Kristina Morey kept 
the audience amused with witty comments and 
various antics on stage. The contestants them- 
selves also added to the experience with unex- 
pected occurrences such as one male who ripped 
of his wind-pants as he exited the stage exposing 
the black thong he wore underneath. 

A date with Amanda Zion was won by 
Brendan McClusky and with Jamie Levasseur by 
Maureen Mansour. Each couple received $25 for 
the Melting Pot and free tickets to the Spring Ball. 
The event really brought the community together 
to enjoy each other and see things many will never 
see again! 

By Chantal James & Michelle Allen 

Alongside hostess. Kristina Morey. contestant Mandy Guide 
tries to convince the audience that the self-portrait she drew with 
lipstick, showing her best assets, is worthy enough to move on to 
the next round and win a date with bachelor Jamie Levasseur. 
Morey did her best to impersonate MTV's original Singled Out 
hostess Jenny McCarthy, photo by Amanda Howey 




Kate Bender. Margaret Better and Rebecca Hooper socialize at Gamma Goes Greek. 
Eckerd students, always willing to take advantage of an opportunity to express their 
creativity in themed costumes, dressed up toga style in multicolored bed sheets. Some students 
even accessorized with some unique wigs and head pieces, photo by Jessica Green 




Oliver Subasinghe. Jarrid 
Dotterer. and Brendan Sheehan 

make sure they get green for St. 
Patrick's Day. This year's Kennedy 
Shamrock 'd was held in the Hough 
Student Center Quad. Keeping with 
tradition, the main attraction was the 
Jello slide on which participants got 
down and slimy as they skidded along 
a plastic tarp covered with green Jello. 
Although attendance was low, those 
who were at the party enjoyed 
themselves, photo by Jill Jordan 



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Many students were dressed in their best 
togas and ready to party for this year's Gamma 
Goes Greek. Live music, prizes, and contests were 
planned to ensure a Greek success. One change in 
the plans for the party, however, was enough to 
break tradition and turn people away. This change 
was the location, the biggest difference between 
this year's festivity and that of last year. 

Gamma's party was held in Fox Woods 
rather than in Gamma itself. This move managed 
to remove the party just enough to discourage 
students from attending. One student com- 
mented that Fox Hall was too far away from the 
residence halls and that students could not come 
and go easily. Since the termination of complex 
parties being held in the complexes, a whole era of 
dorm socialization ended. 

According to one anonymous student, 
"People don't care anymore because it's a drag 
without the complex." Arguments are also being 
made that the school has lost its unified feeling 
by pulling complex parties away from the complex. 

Gamma residents commented that hours 
of hard work, and weeks of planning resulted in a 
"bust." The students that did attend were not 
happy with the outcome as Gamma's Toga party 
had previously been one of their favorites. Accord- 
ing to one junior, "Last year it was more fun, there 
were more people and togas!" Elizabeth Frankenfeld 
had one comment to make, "Very disappointing!" 

By Gina Nelson 




Amy Koski and Lynnea DeHaan sing and dance along to 
the band Tribal Style at Gamma Goes Greek. Although they 
had a small audience, they deserved much more. This band played 
hard and was enjoyed by all. photo by Jessica Green 



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Gaia Meigs-Friend checks out the scene at Gamma Goes 
Greek. This party was held in Fox Woods due to the policy 
instituted first semester, that all complex parties no longer 
be held in the complexes. Despite the planning efforts 
of residents, this segregation from the dorms mau have caused 
the low turnout at the party, photo by Jessica Green 



Kennedy Shambusf 




March 17"', St. Patrick's Day, was an 
eventful day at Eckerd College. Both the an- 
nual Kennedy Shamrock'd party and a special 
Bingo Night, a new event, were held in and 
around Fox Hall. 

In the early evening, many students chose 
to spend some time at the Campus Ministries 
sponsored Bingo Night. With no cover charge, 
Bingo Night was a great place for students to 
hang out with friends and win prizes. Accord- 
ing to Alisa Mazzocchi, "It gave us something 
to do and we enjoyed it." Cristin Ashmankas 
said that, "It was an opportunity to get silly 
and have a good time on a Friday night, alco- 
hol-free. Plus the prizes were great!" Prizes in- 
cluded gift certificates to various restaurants, 
one giant purple gorilla, jewelry made by Mandy, 
assistant chaplain, and a full three course meal 
catered by Mona, head chaplain. Everyone who 
attended had a great time before heading out 
for their St. Patrick's Day festivities. 

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Usually held in Kennedy, the party was held in 
front of Fox Hall. It was complete with music 
and, of course, the famous jello slide, covered 
in lots of slimy green jello. Mark Mueller, who 
went to the party says, "It was a lot of fun but 
I think it would have been better if there were 
girls with little outfits and a lot of body paint 
like Night Spiker Volleyball." The jello slide was 
the main event, on which almost everyone in 
attendance participated. It was mostly the 
Kennedy residents and their friends who at- 
tended this party as many students found big- 
ger and better things to do off campus. 

By Angela Guyadeen 



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Quintin Jones, in character 
as Regis Pilibin, basks in glory 
as the Brittany Spears girls 
douse him in faux liquor to 
show their admiration and 
respect. In the Ballet, the 
"Kennedy boys" used him as a 
ploy to steal the 'girls ' away 
from Hiaasen. This worked 
until the Hiaasen boys tricked 
them into playing a drinking 
game in which they slipped 
Kennedy a potent potion that 
the Blair Witch had giuen them 
after Johnny fulfilled her 
needs, photo by Jessica Green 




John Coleman gets down and dirty 
for the Hiaasen boys. Throughout the 
ballet, seniors Johnny Lamparski, 
Ryan Singleton. Bill Suzor, and James 
Thornburg were searching for dates 
to portray the lack of social life that 
has occurred on campus this year. On 
their quest to find entertainment 
for the evening, they went to the 
library and found Brittany Spears 
and her girls who entertained 
them with smooth moves and lap 
dances, photo by Jessica Green 



Final Pieformance 



Entitled "Hiaasen Pie," the last ever Bullshit 
Ballet was performed this year. Due to the fact 
that Hiaasen will become co-ed next year, this all- 
male force beh'md the Bullshit Ballet will be lost 
and it will become open to the entire student body. 

As their final episode, number 34, Hiaasen 
mocked several movies. From American Pieto Star 
Warsand The Matrix, the guys did not miss a beat. 
Their parodies also included N-5YNC and Brittany 
5pears with her back-up girls. 

There were several messages that were ex- 
pressed throughout the show, many of which doted 
on security and the administration for all of the 
restrictions they have placed causing many loved 
traditions to disappear from the Eckerd party 
scene. The Hiaasen boys did an excellent job of 
portraying the problems on campus in a hilarious 
manner. The show was very entertaining, and yet 
the message given was somber and sad. 

The Bullshit Ballet did spice things up a bit, 
especial when they dressed up as Brittany Spears 
and her dance team. The stuffed bras and poor 
make-up jobs were a perfect touch, and the dance 
routines were fitting. Christie Biggs and Erica 
Mantz choreographed the show, which was put 
together with perfection. 

It was obvious that all the guys from 
Hiaasen had a great time putting the ballet to- 
gether and performing it. The audience also showed 
their enjoyment, cheering, "Bullshit! Bullshit!" over 
and over again during each scene change. It is a 
shame that this had to be the last year. The 
Hiaasen Bullshit Ballet has been one of the most 
popular activities on campus over the years. Heed- 
less to say, it went out with a fantastic bang. 

By Jessica Green 




James Thornburg shows off 
all of the moves he mastered 
for the Bullshit Ballet with 
the help of choreographers 
Christie Biggs and Erica Mantz. 
With his curly blonde hair. 
James was a favorite of many 
of the ladies in the audience. 
photo by Jessica Green 



Ryan Singleton consults his 
fellow Hiaasen boys as to 
where they should look next 
for ladies. Ryan was one of 
four seniors who stared in the 
final episode of the Hiaasen 
Bullshit Ballet, photo by 
Jessica Green 



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Jeannie Hunter and Kevin 

Dickson stop by the pyramid 
of lollipops that Palmetto had 
in front of the mailboxes every 
day during Springtopia. Some 
of the lollipops had a colored 
dot on the base of the stick 
signaling that the drawer of 
that pop had won a prize. 
Prizes included fun things such 
as colorful slinkies and bouncy 
balls, photo by Michelle Allen 




Amanda Zion and Steven Jones 

wait in line to ride the log flume at 
Universal Studio's Islands of 
Adventure. As part of the Springtopia 
festivities. Palmetto Productions and 
Campus Activities sponsored a trip 
to this new amusement park. They 
offered discounted tickets and free 
transportation to and from the park. 
Close to 50 students took advantage 
of this opportunity for a day of fun in 
the sun away from the confines of 
campus, photo by Amy Barrios 




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To celebrate spring, Palmetto Productions 
hosted Springtopia, a week full of special events, 
that concluded with the "Monte Car\o" Spring Ball. 

The Springtopia (sick-Off Fiesta was held at 
the pavilion where there was a catered dinner, live 
music, sports and mural painting. Later that night, 
Singled Out was held in the Hough Center Quad. 
Hosts Davie Gill and Krlstlna Morey put contes- 
tants through a series of stunts performed in 
hopes of winning a date to the Spring Ball. A per- 
spective student visiting for the night commented, 
"This is hilarious!" 

Saturday the festivities continued with 
"Psychedelic Saturday" at the Pub. Student Min- 
istries sponsored an afternoon of tie dying and 
ice cream that proved to be a lot of fun in the 
beautiful warm weather. On "Manic Monday," stu- 
dents rushed to receive free Publix subs and so- 
cialize with their friends at the pub. "Tantalizing 
Tuesday," according to Blanca Garcia, was, "A 
great idea, the flowers, popsicles and music gave 
it a perfect spring atmosphere." "Wacky Wednes- 
day" included snowcones at roomdraw, which ev- 
eryone enjoyed while waiting in the long lines. 

Springtopia festivities drew towards an end 
on "Total Awareness Thursday" For this day, the 
Earth Society sponsored Earth Fest 2000. The 
day was full of events including speakers from the 
Sierra Club, Suncoast Seabirds and presentations 
on rainforest and wetlands conservation. The Ur- 
ban Gypsies qraced the stage with an awesome 
performance and students enjoyed the tie dying 
and pottery wheels. Overall, Springtopia was a 
great success enjoyed by all. 
By Ashley Hopson 




At Earth Fest. Kendrick 
Wilson and Blanca Garcia. 

enjoy the music played by The 
Urban Gypsies. Earth Fest. 
included as part of Springtopia. 
was sponsored by the Earth 
Society and included a number 
of educational booths, music, 
and speakers, photo by Jessica 
Green 



On "Manic Monday" Vincent 
Narcisi grabs a Publix sub for 
lunch. Courtesy of Palmetto 
Productions, these were so 
popular that they disappeared 
in a matter of minutes. More 
were provided the next day for 
those who missed out photo 
by Michelle Allen 



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On "Tantalizing Tuesday'' Jim Cook gets free da\ 
popsicle. As part of Springtopia. Palmetto gave out free popslcles 
subs, and daises. Students could gral ■.'•'■.. 
from class photo by Michelle Allen 






Show Whri Vou Know 



Eckerd College's first ever game show, Think 
Fast, was very well attended, by students, pro- 
spective students, staff and parents. 

Sponsored by Palmetto Productions and 
Admissions, the game show was held in Fox Hall 
on Friday, April 14. The game allowed 50 teams 
to play at the same time. Starting off with a small 
crowd, the room was full after just a half-hour. 
Students responded to trivia questions, that were 
read aloud and displayed on screens, with hand- 
held controllers. They gained points not only for 
the correct answer, but also for how quickly they 
answered the questions. Trivia ranged from his- 
tory, math and literature to pop culture. "The 
questions were more difficult than Jeopardy," sev- 
eral students said during the course of the 
evening. 

There were a total of three rounds. The 
teams with the top three scores at the end of 
each round competed against each other, choos- 
ing the teams that would then move on to the 
next round. Winners from the three rounds com- 
peted aganist each other for the chance to win 
the $250 first prize, $150 eecond prize, and $50 
third prize. Items from the bookstore were also 
raffled off throughout the evening. 

Everyone had a great time at this first time 
event, opening the possibility for more games like 
Think Fast in the future. 

F3y Carrie Hall 



Amanda Howey safely 
catches her egg during the egg 
toss at Kappa Karniual. This 
classic game was one of many 
fun activities that took place in 
Kappa Field during an after- 
noon of Eckerd community 
fun. photo by Jessica Green 



Rudy Peseckas. Andrew Black. Chris Contardo. and 
Gabe Heidt listen intently to the question they are being 
asked during the Think Fast game show. Contardo was the 
lucky winner of the $250 cash prize with Heidt coming in 
second place to win the $150 prize, photo by Carrie Hall 




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Gabe Heidt and Jimmy Moore 

think hard during the gameshow 
Think Fast as they attempt to be the 
first to answer the question correctly. 
This event, sponsored by Palmetto 
Productions, was a first at Eckerd. 
Four teletrons, hand held playing 
devices, and special decorations were 
brought in to Fox Hall to make it look 
like a real game show. Students could 
test their knowledge outside of the 
classroom for a chance to win cash 
prizes, photo by Carrie Hall 



Crowned with balloons made by ■' : 

Karnival. No carnival is complete will 

really got into the spirit of the day. photo by Jessica Green 



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Ju/ien Perille slides down the inflated ramp of the obstacle 
course at Kappa Karnival. This was one of three inflatable games 
brought in for the event. The other two were a Gladiator Joust 
and the Bungee Run. Students, faculty, staff, and their families 
played on these throughout the day. photo by Jessica Green 



Kappa Karnival, held during the day thisyear 
so that it could be in the complex and could be 
combined with an Eckerd Community day, was open 
to the entire Eckerd community and their fami- 
lies. While the turn out was not as large as the 
traditional Kappa Karnival, the events of the day 
did draw a number of students, faculty and staff. 

The carnival Included three Inflatable games 
on which friends could compete against one an- 
other. President Armacost was even witnessed on 
the Gladiator Joust in a battle with his grand- 
daughter. There also were a few booths set up in- 
cluding a cake walk and a fishing game. Skip was 
there in his clown costume with balloon animals 
and hats for all. There was also face painting which 
tuned out to be most popular with the kappa resi- 
dents as they painted themselves and their friends 
with Interesting designs. A good portion of the 
male residents of Kappa were dressed In skirts, 
which added a bit of color to the event. 

At about three o'clock there were a few 
games in which almost everybody who was present 
participated. This included an egg toss and a wa- 
ter balloon toss. A water balloon fight even broke 
out briefly, but after these events a good portion 
of the students who attended began to leave. 
However, those who stayed enjoyed music in the 
pavilion as the sun set over the sea wall. 

When one student was asked what he 
thought of the Karnival he replied, "It would have 
been much better if it were cooler." Although hav- 
ing the Karnival durlnq the 
audience, the heat mi 
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Class of GiDers 



Smiles and tears, hopes and fears were 
among the graduates and the huge audience in 
the gym on Sunday, May 21. This year, there were 
so many people in attendance for graduation that 
Fox Hall was used as an additional place for people 
to see the commencement. 

Through the many speakers, the message 
was primarily "givers and takers." Richard E. 
Lapchick gave the commencement address, and 
he spoke of positive enforcements throughout life. 
The message was clear that these graduates are 
givers and not takers, and they will continue to 
contribute to the community in their futures. 

The awards of excellence were given before 
the conferring of degrees by President Armacost. 
The Philip Lee Award of Academic Excellence was 
given to Laura Estep, the Ronald Wilson Memorial 
Award was granted to Rebecca Root, Daphne 
Macfarlan was recognized through the Miller 
Award, and Nadji Kirby was given the James H. 
Robinson Award. The Robert A. Staub Distin- 
guished Teacher Award was given to Professor Jeff 
Howard. The Psychology graduates gave him a 
standing ovation. 

While graduation is anticipated by all stu- 
dents, it is also a day of overwhelming emotions - 
saying goodbye to a life known for four years and 
stepping into an unknown future. Good friends and 
family surrounded the 'premises as the seniors 
celebrated the accomplishment of finishing college. 

College is not for everyone, and those who 
do finish should be very proud. There is always a 
time for play but these graduates knew that there 
is also a time for work, and when to do which. 

Congratulations class of 2000! 

By Jessica Green 



Trista Simpson and other 
members of the Behavioral 
Sciences Collegium applaud 
Nadji Kirby after giving her 
Welcome speech at the 2000 
Comencement Ceremony. 
Nadji and Russ Wilson were 
voted on by the entire senior 
class to give the Welcome and 
Farewell speeches at grad- 
uation, photo by Jessica Green 



Adorned with her metal of high 
honor. Olof Soebech of the 

Natural Science Collegium 
smiles with pride as she shakes 
the hand of Arthur J. Hanson, 
the Chairman of the Board of 
Trustees, after receiving her 
diploma from President Arm- 
acost. photo by Jessica Green 



Danielle Hager enjoys some 
fruit at the graduation 
reception in the Hough Quad 
as she keeps her eyes peeled 
for friends and family. The 
crowd was so huge after 
graduation that many were 
unable to locate their loved 
ones, photo by Jessica Green 






KristinaMorey squints in the sunlight 
after exiting the gym. Graduation is 
held in the gym every year, and 
usually provides sufficient seating, but 
this year there was so much 
participation by the senior class and 
their families that not everyone could 
be accomidated and many had to 
watch the ceremony from the remote 
in Fox Hall. Because of the huge 
number of people it also made it quite 
difficult to find anyone after the 
ceremony, photo by Jessica Green 



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graduation to the reception in the Hough Qu 
close behind. Because of the outstanding nnn. 
campus the day of the ceremony/, many people faced li . 
resorted to walking around campus rather than fighting the traffic 
and trying to driue from place to place, photo by Jessica Green 











A Time To Partake 




While Jujitsu is a more recently 
developed club at Eckerd 
College, in 1976 there was still 
some form of martial arts. 
Kempo was practiced fay those 
wishing to partake in such an 
activity, photo courtesy of 
Cathy McCoy, library archives 



The clubs and organizations at Eckerd College are 
just as diverse as the students. Ranging from 
clubs within a major, such as Chemistry and Phys- 
ics, to clubs that inform the student body, like the 
Eckerd College Triton and WECX 
99.9, to clubs for entertainment 
and fun, like the Climbing Club and 
Theater Troupe, and even service 
clubs such as EC-SAR and Home- 
less Outreach, students can al- 
ways find something in which to 
partake. If for some reason a club 
does not exist, students can opt to start a new 
organization with the help of student government. 
Each year new clubs are founded and old organiza- 
tions depart from the growing Eckerd atmosphere. 
As one student stated, "There is always a club or 
organization on the Eckerd campus that each and 
every student can get involved with and enjoy." With 
the new millennium here, it is Time to Fartake! 
By Brian Redar 



Nathalie 
Guilloud 

speaks with Stu- 
dent Ministry 
Coordinators 
Nancy 
Bernhardt and 
Rebecca 
Micek as they 
distribute 
information 
about religious 
organizations at 
Eckerd to stu- 
dents at the 
annual Co- 
curricular Fair. 
Held outside of 
the Pub, the 
Co-curricular 
Fair allowed 
students to 
learn about all 
of the activities 
available on 
campus, photo 
by Tara Altman 



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oing for the Goal 



ECOS OfficERs, LEqislATivE Council, ECOS CommIttees, StucIent Court | 



Working for the benefit of 
the student body was ECOS' num- 
ber one priority this year. 

As stated by Alice Carlson, 
ECOS Vice President, "We want 
to get student feedback, and 
that's why we're here. One of the 
goals we've had this year is to in- 
crease student voice, making sure 
students are heard, through us 
and through administration and 
faculty, to make sure there is a 
lot of communication." 

ECOS tried really hard this 
year to make the student voice 
an influence, keeping the campus 
aware of what was going on and 
taking suggestions from the stu- 
dent body. Holding "Speak Out" 
nights increased student feed- 
back in major areas such as the 
meal plans and other food op- 
tions. 



ECOS got really involved in as- 
sisting with a number of activities on 
campus this year. The officers 
started out the year as usual help- 
ing out during Autumn Term 
with activities for 
freshpersons. They 
also co-spon 
sored trips to 
Tampa Bay 
Buccaneers 
Games, events 
such as the In- 
ternationa I 
Thanksgiving 
Dinner, and 
programs 
for class- 
room inter- 
action. 

ECOS 
was en- 
gaged in 




Daphne 



introduces Mary Lightfine of Nurses Without 
Borders during a College Program Series event 
sponsored by Academic Affairs and ECOS. As 
Director of Academic Affairs, Daphne is responsible 
for scheduling some speakers and presentations for 
the student body. photo by Diana Huestis 



many activities around campus this 
year. These included replacing 
styrofoam sick trays with 
tupperware, creating an international 
friends program, making 
the student govern- 
ment more visible, 
ublishing an 
ECOS web site, 
working to make 
soap available 
in the dorms, 
and improving 
the recycling 
program - just 
to mention 
a few. 

A n - 
other big 
project for 
the officers 
was creat- 
ing a safe 



Macfartan 



ride program with the help of Yellow 
Cab. This was instituted during Al- 
cohol Awareness Week. Both of these 
programs were meant to encourage 
safe drinking and to prevent drunk 
driving. 

Academic Affairs worked extra 
hard this year to bring in a number 
of speakers who focused on topics 
of interest to college students. These 
including "Nurse Without Boarders," 
"The Journey," and "Europe on 84 
cents a day." 

It is the job of ECOS to work 
on behalf of, and with, the Eckerd stu- 
dent body. This is in an effort to 
achieve their ultimate objective. . .to 
make the Eckerd student voice 
HEARD. This year's officers went 
above and beyond the call of duty to 
achieve this goal. 

By Lauren Swanson and Tracy- 
Ann Lamont 



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During an ECOS Acadmeic Affairs and Finance 
Committee meeting. Hunter Randleman 
converses with Director of Academic Affairs 
Daphne Macfarlan and Director of Finance 
Nadji Kirby Both committees have major 
impacts on student clubs and student forums. 
photo by Brian Redar 




Vice President Alice Carlson and President 
Russ Wilson demonstrate the proper 
technique for holding a bowling ball. Galactic 
bowling was sponsored by ECOS during Autumn 
Term to give the freshmen an opportunity to 
have fun while meeting new people, photo 
courtesy of Russ Wilson and Alice Carlson 

David Lozano. Daphne MacFarlan. and 
Taryn Sabia enthusiastically make grilled 
cheese sandwiches to advertise a speaker. 
This speaker had supported his "Journey " by 
selling grilled cheese sandwiches out of his 
VW bus. photo courtesy of Alice Carlson 



luring the Legislative Council weekend retreat, members interacted with each other through 
arious activities like LC Bingo. The weekend introduced member to the roles they play 
i LC and also helped strengthen their bonds with each other, photo courtesy of Alice Carlson 




Eckero ; . .ization 

of Students Officers 

(L to R): Vice President Alice 
Carlson, Director of Finance Nadji 
Kirby, Director of Academic 
Affairs Daphne Macfarlan. Lying 
Across: President Russ Wilson. 



Academic Affairs and 
Finance Committees Front 
Row (L to R): Nadji Kirby, Rebecca 
Micek, Christie Biggs, Mike 
Felicetta, Nicole Alex, Amanda 
Howey, Hunter Randleman, 
Daphne Macfarlan. Back Row: 
David Lozano, Tim Merichko, 
Elisa de Jong. 



Student Court Front Row (L to 
R): Erica Chaney, Kelly McKnight, 
Stanley Kinnett, Patricia 
Manteiga, Lemuel Odell. Back 
Row: Jerry Carnes, Rob Francis, 
Stacey Robbins, Nathan Moyer. 



Legislative Council Front Row (L 
to R): Alice Carlson. Second Row: 
Molly Rockamann, Natasha 
Schnitker, Joe Roberts, Kavinda 
Dasanayake, Greg Onorato, Scott 
Coleman, Martina Lebreton, Cat 
Rollason-Reese, Jeremy Schiller. 
Third Row: Rita Bowker, Tim 
Merichko, Megan Horst, Taylor 
Smith, Andrew Morgan, Erica 
Craig, Kristen McCoy, Amanda 
Zion, Sally Holt, Brittney Boone. 
Back Row: Chris Contardo, Lauren 
Besenhofer, Christopher Ruggerio, 
Jon Levesque, LaVonne Rineholt, 
Emily Morganstein, Morgan Stailey, 
Taryn Sabia, Mike Felicetta, Rob 
Pettman, Garvin Sealy, Chris 
Marusa. 



ding secretary of the Legilative Council. 
Rita Bowker types up minutes during a Sunday 
night meeting. Laptop computers are more 
efficient than recording the information by hand. 
photo by Brian Redar 



During Phase II training Oliver Subasinghe. 
Jonathan Shafer, and Elisa de Jong attempt 
to de-water a capsized boat. Parbuckling, 
or pulling the boat right-side-up is the first 
step in the process, photo by Diana Huestis 



Ashley Meredith. Gary Serventi, Joe 
Wahle, and Monica Meador practice 

firefighting from the water during Phase II training. 
Advanced measures and techniques are taught 
during Phase III photo courtesy of Darlene Saindon 

Charlotte Mace is all smiles when it comes to 
heaving ropes during EC-SAR training. Knot 
tying and rope heaving are integral parts of 
search and rescue, especially when saving a life 
is involved, photo courtesy of Laura McCarthy 





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rom Reconnaissance to Rescue 



EcKERCi CollEqE Search anq Rescue 



Imagine yourself in a sinking 
boat in the middle of Tampa Bay. You 
want someone there immediately to 
save you. EC-SAR, the Eckerd College 
Search and Rescue Team, is who you 
would want to be there to help. 
Founded in 1971, the main purpose of 
this organization is to assist boat- 
ers in the Tampa Bay area. 

Originally, EC-SAR's purpose 
was to assist the sailing teams and 
tow their flipped sailboats back to 
safety. It soon progressed into an all 
waterfront assistance program; 
helping with flipped kayaks, canoes 
and other vessels and partaking in 
other activities. When they began in 
1971, EC-SAR had twelve members 
and one rescue boat. Today, the res- 
cue team has a total of sixty-two 
members and four rescue boats. 

In 199S-1999, the rescue team 
had a total of 434 "cases," or die- 



trees calls, from stranded boats in 
the bay. That was, undoubtedly, a 
record-breaking year. F3y February of 
2000, however, EC-SAR's files al- 
ready totaled 256 cases 
- ten percent ahead 
of the previous 
year's corre- 
sponding num- 
bers, and well 
above pace to 
break last 
year's record. 

Last 
year EC-SAR 
developed a 
new emergency 
service. They 
created "Duty 
Crews." The 
purpose of 
this was to en- 
sure that 




EC-SAR instructor 

and alumnus. Dom Campanella, gazes at his team 
during a training exercise. Dom's leadership to this 
group has assisted EC-SAR in becoming the best 
student rescue team in the nation, photo by Brian 
Redar 



therewould be a rescue boat ready 
from 6:00pm to \0:00pm every 
night, facilitating a one-minute re- 
sponse time to distress calls. EC- 
SAR is the only college 
search and rescue 
team recognized by 
the US Coast 
Guard. The 
agreement be- 
tween the two 
allows the 
Coast Guard 
to delegate 
whatever cases 
they deem are 
in the best in- 
terest of EC- 
SAR to handle. 
Since the 
nearest Coast 
Guard station 
is over ten 



miles away, EC-SAR gets numerous 
cases for the area. The college's 
search and rescue team is involved 
in several types of emergency cases 
ranging from stalled boats to boat 
fires to the sad but true fact of sui- 
cide body recovery. 

EC-SAR has been involved in 
locally and nationally recognized 
emergencies. A recent local Incident 
wae the crash of a small ultra light 
plane. The team was involved in this} 
search and was recognized on Chan- 
nel & News. Two nationally recognized 
caeee were the collision between 
Blackthorn, a Coast Guard vessel, 
and a motor tanker (Jan 1961) and 
the collapse of the old Skyway Bridge 
(May 1961). These cases received 
extensive national coverage thus) 
heightening EC-SAR's recognition 
and commending its good work. 

By Gracson Morris 



'■' ! " Ashley Johnson. 



Lueking, 






Jen Allen, M 
Charlotte Mao . , 
De Bow, Sean Miuphy, 
Kerry Grimshaw, Rache! Davenport, Rachel 
Godfrey, Joel Llopiz. Second Row: Sarali 
Lawson, Kristin Harrison, Mandy Miller, 
Cahli Carothers, Gary Serventi. Marc Panio, 
Katie Bnggs, Jenna Tortorelli, Karen Sell, 
Jaime Thompson, Rich Lesiw, Sean Fisk, 
Will Seuffert, Chris Burton, Matt Warrick. 
Third Row: Johnny Lamparski. Chris 

, Courtney Jackson, Zach Mo 
Jim Fanter, Kitty Sillars, Tim Wernicke, Kim 
Landon, Joe Wahle, Oliver Subasinghe, 
Amanda Uscicki, Karla Pedersen, Ryan 
Peseckas, Janice Blumenthal, Diana Huesris, 
Brendan Penney, Back Row: Sarah Heinen, 
Robin Sims, Lyndie Hice, Ruth Costley, 
da Buchanan, Andy Gibbs, Eric 
Gadol, TJ Buhite, Beth Weigle, Greg Hart, 
John Barker, Aaron Barleycorn, Laura 
McCarthy, Elisa de Jong. 




Gary Serventi and Johnny Lamparski 

backboard Karla Pedersen during Phase III 
training. First Responders receive advanced 
training for this drill, mainly used during boating 
accidents when a victim is in the water with 
possible back, neck, or spine injuries, photo 
courtesy of Charlotte Mace 

Operations Assistant and First Mate. Eric 
Gadol. holds Lauren, the waterfront cat who 
provides emotional support, which is integral to 
the EC-SAR team morale. Eric is a four-year 
veteran of EC-SAR and has been instrumental 
in numerous missions, photo by Brian Redar 



\fter a surf rescue landing Kitty Sillars. Jaime Thompson. Karen Sell, and Johnny 

lamparski trudge over the sandy beach with all of their gear in hand. During a surf rescue, the 
:rew must get onto the island without getting any of the gear wet. photo courtesy of Jen Allen 



Hullabaloo Front Row (L to R): 
Ashley Hopson, Angela Guyadeen, 
Lemuel Odell, Candis Carmichael. 
Secont Row: Kimberly Mayette, 
Gracson Morris, Michelle Allen, 
Brian Redar, Chantal James, 
Andrew Richardson. Back Row: 
Steve Forte, Diana Huestis, Amanda 
Howey, Marc Vicelli, Chandra 
Dreher, Rita Bowker, Senti Heller, 
Leah MacCarthy, Nick Gault, 
Antonia Pataco, Kitty Rawson. 

Triton Front Row (L to R): Emily 
Morganstein, James Williams, Isabel 
Church, Christina Jackson. Second 
Row: Kit Sergeant, Amanda 
Kolman, Vanessa Paviglaniti, 
Maureen McMahon, Melanie Neale. 
Back Row: Maureen Delaney, 
Kristin Hamison, Angela Higley, 
Alex Causin, Shakti Bhatt, Tara 
Altman, Heather Mason. 




Isabel Church grabs pizza in the student lounge before a Triton meeting. Most Fckerd College 
clubs don't begin their meetings until the pizza delivery man has stopped by. The Triton used pizza 
as an incentive to get staff members to attend their meetings, photo by Brian Redar 



Proofreading a story for the Triton, Emily Morganstein. the Lifestyles Editor, scrolls through 
article on the computer screen while meticulously searching for errors. Putting together this wee. 
student-produced newspaper took a lot of time and dedication, photo by Brian Redar 




Members of the yearbook staff attempt to untie 
themselves from the human knot at their retreat 
at the FFA Leadership Training Center in Haines 
City. FL The weekend inuolued the new staff 
in teamwork, idea building, and of course, 
yearbook training, photo by Michelle Allen 

Amanda Howey sprays down one of many 
cars at a Hullabaloo car wash at Miami Subs. 
Car washes were held monthly to help cover 
the expenses of training staff and producing a 
good quality book, photo by Adrian Stewart 



While in Atlanta attending the National Collegiate Media Convention, the yearbook and 
newspaper staff joined together for dinner at Planet Hollywood. Thirty-two students from the 
Hullabaloo and Triton staffs represented Eckerd College, photo by Michelle Allen 



ecades of Change 



ThE HuLlAbAloo YEARbook ancJ T^e Trjton Newspaper 



Two student-run publications 
give weekly and yearly reports on the 
news and events that occur at 
Eckerd College. These are the Hulla- 
baloo, the Eckerd College Yearbook, 
[and the Triton, the Eckerd College 
Newspaper. Both of these take an 
'immense amount of time and dedi- 
cation on behalf of the staff. Many 
(all-nighters are pulled trying to meet 
deadlines and putting together news 
stories, photographs, and layouts 
into a well-composed publication. 

The two staffs work under dif- 
ferent time constraints. With weekly 
deadlines, the Triton is under a bit 
more pressure year-round. The Hul- 
labaloo has four deadlines to meet 
per year. These are dispersed 
throughout the year taking away the 
weekly pressure, but making procras- 
tination a bit easier. 

Throughout time both publica- 



tions have faced many obstacles. The 
original title of the yearbook at 
Florida Presbyterian was Logos. From 
1986 to 1985 the book was not in 
existence. It was started up 
again in 1989 underthe 
name Reflections. 
Now, after five re 
building years as 
the Hullabaloo, 
the staff is 
back on its feet 
again and able 
to produce a 
quality publica- 
tion. 

The Triton 
has not suffered the 
same instabil- 

Chantal James and Nick Gault carry a case of 
yearbooks to the cafeteria for the Media Madness 
distribution day sponsored by the Media Committee. 
Students were eager to receive the past two editions 
of the Hullabaloo, photo by Angela Guyadeen 




ity, but it has 
faced many 
problems: 
staff conflicts, 



leadership changes, ethical issues, 
controversy, and other such things 
relating to newspaper publication. 
The newspaper was titled Triton Tri- 
bune through 1996 when it 
changed to the Triton. 
Along with the 
name, many other 
changes have 
been made. 
These have in- 
cluded stu- 
dent opinion 
pieces, an ex- 
panded enter- 
tainment sec- 
tion, as well as, an 
overall revamping of 
layout and de- 
sign. The big- 
gest complica- 
tion they 
faced this year 



was the loss of all of their files from 
their hard drive. This happened mid- 
deadline, and they had to rebuild all 
of their templates. 

These publications work closely 
with one another. They also attend 
the annual CMA/NCP Media Conven- 
tion together each fall, which was 
held in Atlanta this year. The two 
staffs traveled together on one plane 
and interacted throughout the week- 
end allowing some bonding time. 

Few people realize the hard 
work that goes into producing a 
newspaper or yearbook. Both take 
great time management skills as well 
as prioritization. Each and every 
member of these t ■ 
becomrr- 
AedicaX 
thing t 
Ec 






Tomas Radcliffe speaks on the phone with contributors to the Eckerd College Review as 
Cecily Iddings reviews her notes. The EC Review is published at the end of each year and is 
composed of literary and artistic works created by Eckerd students, photo by Brian Redar 



Wet and wild students Ryan Singleton and James Thornburg contemplate sliding acros\ 
the sllp'ri slide again during Media Madness. This facet of the event wasprovided by The Trito,. 
for the students to enjoy on the lawn in front of the cafeteria, photo by Michelle Allei 



WECX 99.9 Ground (L to R): 
Ahmed Rivera, Caleb Steindam. 
Sitting: Tim Schwartz, Tai Rogers, 
Jen Heinonen, Jeremy Zmijewski, 
Ryan Powell. Standing: Serge 
Chorba, Drew Bayly, not pictured: 
Adam Day, Bob Hirschfeld. 



EC Review Front Row (L to R): 
Rebecca Root, Maria Kute, Alexis 
Goldstein. Back Row: Matthew 
Potter, Tomas Radcliffe. Cecily 
Iddings. 




Media Committee Front Row (L 
to R): Jessica Green, Michelle Allen, 
Cecily Iddings. Back Row: Vanessa 
Paviglaniti, Heather Furrow, Chris 
Marusa, Kristina Morey, Kelly 
O'Rourke. 



o 



utlets of Creati 



WECX, EckERd CollEqE Revjew, MEdiA PhoToqRAphy, MecKa CommIttee 



Beyond the major publications 
of Eckerd College, there are a num- 
ber of other important media groups 
that are active on campus and that 
provide creative outlets for the stu- 
dent body. These include WECX, the 
Eckerd College Review, Eckerd College 
Media Photography, and the Media 
Committee. 

WECX is the student-run radio 
station on campus. It gives students 
the opportunity to plan, create, and 
host their own radio shows. Student 
shows are usually themed; this year 
they ranged from hip-hop, reggae, and 
jazz, to talk shows and everything 
else in-between. 

The Eckerd College Review is 
the student literary magazine pub- 
lished annually. This group of very 
dedicated etudents compiles art 
Nork and literary works, such as po- 
sms, short stories, and plays, all pro- 



duced by members of the student 
body. This publication is handed out 
to all members of the Eckerd com- 
munity for free at the end of 
the school year as a 
keepsake of the tal 
ent that the stu- 
dents of Eckerd 
College possess. 
E c k e rd 
College Media 
Photography is 
a group of stu- 
dents that en- 
joy taking pho- 
tos. Byjoining this 
organization they 
are called on to 
take pictures at a 
plethora of events 
on campus, mainly 
for The Triton, but 
some of their pho- 




Using her mixing skills. 

Sheena Bruno broadcasts Hue to the 
student body during her on-air time. 
WECX is open to any students wishing 
to broadcast, photo by Michelle Allen 



tographs may also be used by the 

yearbook staff as needed. This is a 

great way for those Interested in 

photography to get some ex- 

rience as well as build 

up their portfolio. 

The Media 
Committee over- 
sees all of the 
media organi- 
zations at 
Eckerd College. 
It is headed by 
the Director of 
Communications 
{DOC). Rristina 
Morey was this 
year's DOC. She 
held meetings ev- 
ery few weeks or 
months as 

needed. These 
meetings, open to 



all students, but primarily at- 
tended by the media heads and 
the actual committee members, 
gave the media heads an oppor- 
tunity to voice concerns pertain- 
ing to their respective media. It 
was a great resource for many 
this year in resolving the problems 
faced by these media. One of the 
fun things this committee did this 
Fall was hold "Media Madness" to 
show the campus how much fun 
the media organizations can be. 
All of these media are very 
important to Eckerd College, each 
intended for a different audience 
and each attracting a different 
interest group. They all open the 
doors for students to express 
themselves creatively in a setting 
where they can get some public 
exposure. 

ByJessicaGnsenand Michelle Allen 





Tim Schwartz and Ben Fritzsche man the 

radio table at Media Madness. During Media 
Madness WECX provided music, the 
Hullabaloo distributed yearbooks, and The 
Triton provided a slip'n' slide and handed out 
copies of the paper, photo by Michelle Allen 



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Urvashi Mahapatra. Fredericka 
Murray and Ian Muller smile at the end 
of the Case Competition in St. Augestine. 
Students from all majors participate in 
SAM to strengthen their managerial skills. 
photo courtesy of Fredericka Murray 



Phil Dostie works in the lab compiling electronic 
data from his research. Phil was a member of 
the Chemistry Club as well as being the 
RA of Benedict House, photo by Leigh Lewis 

Monica Wolfson. decked out in her safety 
goggles, slowly and carefully conducts an 
experiment. While labs for classes are the main 
place students get to conduct such experiments, 
the scientific based clubs at Eckerd also support 
such work outside of class, photo by Leigh Lewis 






c a d em \ c s After Class 



Physics, Giem, Psych, SAM, BipEckl, HERpEroloqy, Human DeveIopment, ACM, SIFE 



Everyone remembers their first 
day at Eckerd College being bombarded 
with more information and options 
than could be handled. With so many 
clubs to choose from, many steer away 
from the Academic clubs as they feel 
they will get plenty of academics in 
their classes. Besides, most students 
want to have fun in their free time. 

Perhaps it's the word "academic" 
that causes students to be drawn 
away from these clubs. By really look- 
ing at some of the activities these 
clubs host one comes to find that they 
are far from boring. Entertaining 
speakers, national conventions, and off 
campus trips to various places are a 
few of the many activities hosted by 
academic clubs at Eckerd. 

The Psychology Club "functions 
to increase Interest and knowledge In 
psychology and related fields" "We ex- 
ist for students to encourage aca- 



demic success and Interest in the psy- 
chology discipline." This club sponsored 
a number of speakers this year who 
discussed many interesting and Infor- 
mative topics. One such 
speaker was FBI Profiler 
Joe Havarro. hie 
mixed FBI profiling 
with job interview 
skills to give stu- 
dents Informa- 
tion that could 
prove valuable In 
their next Inter- 
view. According 
to president Angle 
Maitner, the club 
hopes to 

In the Physics 
Birnbaum push 



charter Psi 
Chi, a national 
honor society, 
and to get 
movies in 




Dendy with a psychology theme such 
as "Sixth Sense" and "As Good As It 
Gets," in the future. 

Another highly active club on 
campus is the Society for 
the Advancement of 
Management 
(SAM). Fredericka 
Murray states, 
"SAM is the 
oldest profes- 
sional manage- 
ment society In 
the world. Mem- 
bers Include pro- 
fessionals, man- 
agers, entrepre- 
neurs, and 

Jonathan 

buttons on the high- 



tech equipment in hopes of causing a major catastrophe. 
Senior Physics students have access to some of the most 
expensive equipment on the Eckerd campus, photo by 
Leigh Lewis 



students." 
SAM is an In- 
valuable re- 
source for all 
students. 



Even a science major, who may some 
day have to manage hundreds o\ 
people in their own department of re 
search, could benefit from this club 
were managerial skills are developed 
This year 'they sent three members tc 
compete in the International Manage- 
ment Conference and Case Competi 
tion, held in St. Augustine. They have 
also Instituted a discussion group to 
deal with layoffs and their effect on 
management. 

Other academically based clubs 
Include the Herpetology Club, Chemis- 
try Club, bipedal Society, Human De- 
velopment, Association for Comput- 
ing Machinery, and Students in Free 
Enterprise. All of these help students 
expand on what they do In their 
classes and gives them valuable ex- 
perience for graduate school or future 
career endeavors. 

By Ryan Miller 




Association of Computing 
Machinery Front Row (L to H): 
Matt Molineaux, Laurie Satterly, 
Ray Pelchat, Parag Dubai. Back 
Row: Erick Roden, Chad Manning, 
Zach Roberts, Sam Goodwill, 
Rohan Patel. 



Herpetology Club Front Row (L 
to R): Speaker Brian Mealy, Kevin 
Van Dien, Sherri Emer, Alison Pool, 
Liz Jablonski, Diana Huestis. Back 
Row: Boyd Hills George Heinrich, 
Eve Krot, Matt Stone, Scott Boykin, 
Rebecca Day. 



Students in Free Enterprise 

Front Row (L to R): Madeline 
Franco, Nicole Nicolaisen, Ana 
Koper. Back Row: Naveen 
Malhotra, Chrissy Arnold, Winston 
Iverson, Nikki Wells, Eric Schilling. 
Haresh Nagarajan, Genco 
Koyuncuoglu. 



Chemistry Club Front Row (L to 
R): Dr. R. Chris Schnabel, Phil 
Dostie, Justin Crotty. Second Row: 
James Ballrick, James Kakoullis, 
Tanja Hadzic, Jocelyn Cox, Tina 
Serbanos, Tara Jackson, Alison 
Knefely, Kathleen Briggs, Amanda 
Hopkins. Back Row: Jennifer Lefler, 
Jeff Wisnoski, Matt Ruddell, 
Stephen Kottmann. 



Students for the Advancement 
of Management (1st Semester) 

(L to R): Borko Amulic, Rikki Craig, 
Stacey Ann Murdock, Maria 
Dusheva-Demerdjieva, Ian Muller, 
Drew Thompson. 



Students for the Advancement 
of Management (2nd Semester) 

Front Row (L to R): Purav Bhatia, 
Kavinda Dasanayake. Second Row: 
Fredericka Murray, Tracey Curl, 
Stella Yakubu. Grace Yakubu. 



Erica Peth talks with Alison Pool at a Herpetology lecture in the Galbraith Marine Science 
Auditorium. The Herpetology Club was involved in numerous projects with reptiles and amphibians. 
photo by Angela Guyadeen 





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BeII ChoJR, SeNSATJONS, BAN(J, THEATRE TROUpE 



Many students at Eckerd 
College are not content to simply 
not be noticed. These are the stu- 
dents who long for the spotlight; 
those who enjoy showing off their 
talents. Many of these students 
are involved in choir, orchestra, bell 
choir, band, and theater. These 
students, though often eccentric 
(to say the least), possess a cer- 
tain confidence, derived from their 
talents, that allows them to por- 
tray to the world that they are 
performers and they do not like 
conforming. 

Choir meets three times per 
week for an hour and ten minutes 
each time. Students receive one 
class credit for two semesters 
worth of participation. Evidently, 
the members of the choir are not 
there for the credit. In fact, many 
of the students participate with- 



out taking credit, clearly showing 
their commitment to their art. They 
perform in several concerts each se- 
mester, including those on cam- 
pus and several guest ap- 
pearances at local 
churches. The Mad 
rigal Dinners - 
when members 
dress up in re- 
naissance 
style clothing 
and sing 

Christmas car- 
ols during a for- 
mal dinner - i 
certainly one of the 
most memorable 
events in the 
choir's year. This 
year they also 
presented to 
the Eckerd Col- 



lege community Everlasting Light: A 

Christmas carol for a dark world and 

performed at the First Presbyterian 

Church. The most notable event 

in their spring semester 

was the choir tour, 

which took them to 

cities along the 

East Coast of 

Florida and to 

Disney for a 

day. 

The Bell 
choir is a group 
comprised of 
highly dedicated 
students who nor- 
mally meet 

Choral Director Mondays, 

Marion Smith conducts the choir and Wednesdays 
orchestra with zest and energy during a concert 

in Griffin Chapel. Marion is the director of the an <* Fridaye 

Choir and Bell Choir which performed at Eckerd at 8:00 AM! 

and area churches, photo by Amy Barrios A.S if getting 




up this early wasn't enough, members 
of the Bell Choir receive no academic 
credit for all of their work. Instead, 
they gain their reward by seeing the 
delight on the faces of their audi- 
ence. One cannot help but have the 
utmost respect for people this dedi- 
cated. The Bell Choir usually per- 
forms at the same concerts as the 
choir, in addition to several concerts 
of their own. 

The band has turned Into a, 
small wind ensemble. They join a 
larger group for some concerts and 
performances. A trio also performs 
with the St. Petersburg Symphony 
Orchestra. 

The Theatre Troupe is involved 
with organizing the plays for the year. 
Some students are Involved In act- 
ing, while others help with set con- 
struction and publicity. 

By Antonia Pataco 




Brittany Griffin serves cabernet at the Madrigal 
Dinner, hosted by the Eckerd College choir at 
the Museum of Fine Arts in downtown St. Pete. 
Madrigals was a three-night event attended by 
about 450 people, photo by Michelle Allen 



The Eckerd College Bell Choir performs in front of 
the crowd at the Christmas Concert in Griffin 
Chapel. The Bell Choir rehearsed at 8:00 in the 
morning, three days a week, photo by Amy Barrios 

Daniel Harris and Brendan Kennedy battle 
to the death in Les Liaisons Dangereuses. The 
play by Christopher Hampton was directed by 
Lisbie Rae and performed by the Eckerd College 
Theatre Troupe, photo by Adrian Stewart 




Lisa Johnson enchants the audience with a cello performance of Beethoven s Sonata in G 
Minor including a piano accompaniment during a concert in Roberts Music Cetner. Lisa 
participates in the Eckerd College trio and the Tampa Bay Symphony, photo by Nick Gaull 




Thee* ' : ■_■'- Front Row (L to 
R): Breii Oh ' v y,-roughs, 

Lorien CahiH-Braui Elizabeth 
Hillmann. Second Row: Stephen 
Simpson, Stephanie Moore, Evonne 
Traffanstedt, Justin Crotty, Cheryl 
Warnock, Brian Brooks, Sam 
Goodwill. Back Row: Theresia 
Buchholz, Brittany Griffin, Josh 
Hamel, Megan Boye, Emily Barnes, 
Tanya Fisher. 

Eckerd College Ensemble 

Front Row (L to R): Julie, Amber 
Haley, Vera Jones, Angela Damery, 
David Irwin. 



Eckerd College Tampa Bay 
Symphony Members (L to R): 

Lisa Johnson, Thomas Lendrihas, 
Elise Sanders. 



Eckerd College Bell Choir 

Front Row (L to R): Brittany Griffin, 
Angela Damery, Lynnea DeHaan. 
Second Row: Elizabeth Schaefer, 
Rachel Nohlgren, Stephanie Moore, 
Nancy Bernhardt. Back Row: Ray 
Pelchat, Daniel Weaver, James 
Habel. 



Sandpipers Front Row (L to R): 
Elizabeth Schaefer, Lindsey Kraatz, 
Brittany Griffin, Lynnea DeHaan. 
Second Row: Danielle Herman, 
Shelly Kidd, Heather Furrow, Amy 
Moir. Back Row: Richard Dahm, 
Dan Weaver, Mark Taylor, Ray 
Pelchat. 



Choir Front Row (L to R): Director 
Marion Smith, Kate Nadin, 
Elizabeth Schaefer, Jen Falcioni, 
Danielle Herman, Kate Meacham, 
Martina Lebreton, Brittany Griffin, 
Lynnea DeHaan, Gloria Bolivar. 
Second Row: Stephanie Raske, 
Lindsey Kraatz, Antonia Pataco, 
Shelly Kidd, Laura Scherf, Nicole 
Freeman, Angela Guyadeen, 
Heather Furrow. Third Row: 
Jennifer Palm, Bethany Eliiott, Kim 
Landon, Jerry Carnes, Atilgan 
Kaptanoglu, Ma • Taylor, Ray 

Pelchat, Th -\ hi Slz, Amy 

Moir. Ba . "■ Cards, 

Richer ''. 

Jo; ■ James 



International Students 

Association (L to R): Aura 
Fajardo, Ofir Garcia, Vanessa 
Cerallo, Salome Mordecai, Peter 
Grinups. 



Human Mosaics Front Row (L to 
R): Maria Kute, Rachel Smith, 
Megan Boye, Nancy Bernhardt, 
Rebecca Micek, Becky Blitch. 
Second Row: Lillie Collins- 
Philogene, Jen Dinerman, Elise 
Sanders, Katherine Court, Drea 
Tusch, Nadji Kirby. Back Row: 
Garvin Sealy, Theresia Buchholz, 
Joey Taraborelli, John Lennel. 



African American Society Fronf 
Row (L to R): Lillie Collins-Philogene, 
Kendrick Wilson, Davie Gill, Brandi 
Pringle, Theresia Buchholz, Kenya 
Bogins, Felecia Felton, Stacey 
Murdock, Patrick Mungal, Ambar 
Rao. Back Row: Brandy Ingram, 
Julia Huddleston, Eric Tynes, 
Du/ayne Smith, Zena Davis, Phillip 
Graves, Nadji Kirby, Myonitra 
Faulk, Djuan Fox. Trista Simpson. 




Model UN (L to R): Alice Carlson, 
Michelle Levy, Raine Wolff, Tom 
Wood, Mike Felicetta, Blanca 
Garcia, Chris Marusa, Ryan 
Singleton. 



During the Festival of Cultures. Shinya Takeda. Kyoko Ishizaki, and Yokiko Yamaguchi set 

up the booth for Japan. At this event, food, music, and artifacts were on display from about twenty 
countries, photo by Amy Barrios 



At the African -American Society's Christmas party in the Multicultural Center. Brandi Pringle and 
Theresia Buchholz chow down on baked beans and fresh rolls. The African-American Society had 
frequent get-togethers and also sponsored distinguished speakers on campus, photo by Brian Redar 




Morgan Stailey fills out a questionaire for 
Human Mosaics members Joey Taraboretti 
and Jen Dinerman. Human Mosaics used the 
surueys to compile data about the student body. 
photo by Diana Huestis 

During the Internatoinal Thanksgiving Dinner, 
Vanessa Cerallo, Salome Mordecai Ana 
Karina Koper. and Patricia Manteiga 

check in their guests. The dinner was a 
success in that it brought together students 
and faculty from across the world to celebrate 
their customs, photo by Michelle Allen 



During the Model UN trip to New York. Alice 
Carlson and Mike Felicetta relax in the 

hotel lounge The group enjoyed some time in 
snowy weather away from the beaches of 
St. Petersburg, photo courtesy of Mike Felicetta 




I 



fNiversity of College Cultures 



MocJeI UN, Human Mos/\ics, ISA, GrcoIo ItaHano, DeIta Phi Alpta, AfmcAN AiviERicAN 



Considering the diversity of the 
Eckerd student body, it is only just 
that we should have such a wide va- 
riety of clubs on campus represen- 
tative of these diversities. 

The African American So- 
ciety's purpose is to provide a cul- 
tural reference point for Eckerd's Af- 
rican American students and to cre- 
ate bonds not just among them, but 
also between them and the general 
student body. "It brings the group on 
campus together and provides re- 
flection on their heritage" said presi- 
dent Djuan Fox. The club places em- 
phasis on awareness of culture and 
heritage. 

EC Pride is more than just a 
body of Eckerd's gay, lesbian and 
transgendered students. Their most 
Important function is as a support 
mechanism. " We try to provide a 
comfortable setting for students 



who might not feel comfortable out 
in the open just yet," said president 
Everald Morgan. 

Human Mosaics aims to 
educate on numerous di- 
versities. It was 
formed as an over 
all representative 
body for stu- 
dents who fail 
to find repre- 
sentation in 
any of the 
clubs on cam- 
pus. "We try to 
fill in the gaps of 
other clubs on 
campus for 
groups who 
don't have any 
official repre- 
sentation" said 
Junior Jennie 




Yukiko 

and Luciana 



some sodas at the ISA Barbeque on the beach. The 
BBQ was an opportunity for international and 
national students to make friends and socialize at 
the beginning of the year photo by Michelle Allen 



Dinerman, president of the club. 

The International Student Or- 
ganization is representative of 
Eckerd's International student 
body. The organization is 
not limited to just in- 
ternational stu- 
dents. President 
Aura Fajardo 
has reaped the 
benefits of be- 
ing involved in 
ISA. "I've learn- 
ed how to deal 
with people from 
different back- 
grounds" says 
Aura. 

EC Model 
UN is Eckerd's 
own faction of 
the worldwide 
club simulation, 



Yamaguehi 
Mesquita grab 



helping to promote understanding of 
NGOs and of worldwide socio-eco- 
nomic and political issues. The club 
successfully achieved this by host- 
ing its own Eckerd Model UN Confer- 
ence attended by representatives of 
several local high school Model UN 
groups. 

Other cultural clubs such as 
Clrcolo Italiano, German Club, and 
the European and Latin American 
Clubs, provide a setting for students 
to share in the appreciation of the 
languages, art, music, literature and 
overall cultures of these respective 
countries and regions. 

These clubs offer a plethora of 
learning experiences, the opportunity 
tocorrtribut ! inity, and 

more meai ; a, socialize 

and at the ate our 

cultural 

E .amont 



Luke Cassingham throws Sam Peer over his back during a jujutsu practice. Jujutsu was ? 
only self-defense club on campus this year. While many self-defense and martial arts clubs h 
come and gone over the years, jujutsu has been the most consistent, photo by Brian Re 



Aerobics Club Front Row (L to R): 
Molly Rockamann, Amanda 
Sampaio. Back Row: Erin 
Anderson, Yukiko Yamaguchi, 
Thraithmas Toufali, Instructor 
Teresa Balog, Leah MacCarthy, 
Teresa Collins. 



Ballet Club (L to R): Lorna 
Fountain, Olof Soebech. Not 
Pictured: Andrea, Kate Meacham, 
Lauren Besenhofer, Monica Luoto. 



Boxing Club (L to R): Amanda 
Zion, Morgan Stailey, Bob Klinger. 




Jujutsu Club Front Row (L to R): 
Kelly Schmidt, Matthew Potter, 
Allison Herron, John Diedrich, Kate 
Heilman. Back Row: Brendan 
Penney, Joel Voss, Phil Dostie, Tyler 
Hudon, Sam Peer, Sempai Luke 
Cassingham, Sensei Richard Harris. 



I 



AA Ind^B ody, and Spi r i t 



AERobics, BaIIet, HeaItIh & WeIIness, Jujutsu, Boxiuq, SwiNq Club 



Eckerd offers a number of ac- 
tivities that test mind, body, and 
spirit. Not only do these clubs test 
the mind, body, and spirit, but they 
also promote inner well-being. This 
inner well-being can be achieved 
through graceful movements in clubs 
such as Swing and Ballet, or through 
physical actions like that of Hajimari 
No Michi Jujutsu, Aerobics and Box- 
ing. 

besides the obvious physical 
health benefits of these clubs, other 
benefits exist. The human body is ca- 
pable of beautiful movements and 
outrageous postures. Olof Soebech 
believes, "The study of ballet is more 
than a good physical exercise. It 
helps one understand, appreciate, 
and respect one's body and the art 
of ballet." Comparing the graceful 
movements of ballet to the physical 



nature of boxing may seem absurd; Eckerd College is a safe way to re- 

however, the two activities are simi- lieve stress and have fun." Jujutsu 

lar in many ways. Most apparent is teaches the physical and mental as- 

the mental aspect. Holding a pectsof self-defense and self- 




graceful position and 
keeping your arms 
up and striking an 
object require 
as much, if not 
more, mental 
power than 
physical en- 
durance. 

Boxing 
and Jujutsu also 
provide healthy 
outlets for stress re- 
lief. Boxing 
club expert 
Amanda Zion 
comments, 
"Boxing at 




Danielle Hager practices kickboxing during one of 
the aerobics sessions. Aerobics classes included cardio 
kickboxing. interval aerobics, abdominal training, and 
muscle toning, photo by Michelle Allen 



discipline while learning 
a traditionally or- 
ganized martial 
art, 

Aerobics 
at Eckerd, led 
by Teresa 
Balog, is based 
on the philoso- 
phy of having fun 
and staying fit. 
Balog stated, "We 
are really excited 
about this 
year's pro- 
gram. We have 
more instruc- 
tors and 



classes than ever before. Friendships 
are being formed as we work together 
to stay fit and feel good." 

For those less physically in- 
clined individuals, the EC Health and 
Wellness Club sponsors health ori- 
ented activities, nutritional and fit- 
ness workshops, and wellness coun- 
seling. 

Hopping back to the 30's and 
AO's, the Swing Club provides an op- 
portunity to put on your poodle 
skirts and dance to the "Big Bands." 

There are many positive rea- 
sons to become involved in one or 
more of the wonderful fitness activi- 
ties that Eckerd offers. It is ex- 
tremely rewarding to become both 
physically and mentally fit while hav- 
ing fun, and these activities do just 
that! 

By Ashley Hopson & Brian Redar 




Kate Meacham concentrates intently while 
practicing the graceful art form of ballet. Ballet 
lessons were provided by Russian dance 
instructor Olof Soebech to any student 
expressing an interest, photo by Antonia Pataco 

Jason Allen and Lauren Waters show off 
their swing dance moves at the co-curricular fair 
to get students interested in the club. The Swing 
Club offered students the chance to learn new 
dance steps and practice them at swing dancing 
clubs. Swing dancing has found its way back into 
modern culture as a popular activity among 
young adults, photo by Tara Altman 



Morgan Stailey warms up with punches to the boxing bag during a boxing club practice. This was 
Morgan s first year with the Eckerd College Boxing Club, photo by Nick Gault 



' 




orlds of Service 



GrcIe K, Outreach Van, HAbhAT For HuMANhy, PaImetto, PWAC, FREETibET, SR GiviNq 



Eckerd is home to a variety of 
clubs offering services to an array of 
different organizations and causes. 

Circle K. is the largest student 
volunteer organization in the US. The 
group works with other colleges 
around the state and holds special 
events. They do volunteer work with 
Boyd Hill, Ronald McDonald House, 
and other organizations in need of 
help. Every year they also runatrick- 
or-treating event at Eckerd for dis- 
advantaged children. Glta Gannon 
comments, "It is really nice to see the 
people you help and the smiles on 
their faces and know you really helped 
someone out." 

Homeless Van Outreach con- 
sists of a small group of students 
and alumni with very big hearts. They 
spend a few hours every Saturday 
preparing and distributing food to 
homeless Individuals in a parking lot 



in downtown St. Petersburg. bring hard core and punk music to 

Habitat for Humanity, a non- Eckerd." The concerts they have 

profit organization, builds houses for thrown have benefited organizations 

people In need of a home. A number such as Animal Shelters and Nica- 

of Eckerd students con- raguan development 



punk concerts. 
Marshall says, 
"We throw 
concerts for a 
variety of 
causes and to 



Nevin 



Steven Frump devours some free buffalo wings at 
the Senior Sunset Social at Bongos Beach Grille and 
Bar. The social was sponsored by the Senior Giving 
Committee in the fall semester and included soda 
and munchies for all. photo by Michelle Allen 



the Chinese occupation 
In Tibet." The 
group puts on 
concerts to 
promote 
awareness and 



to obtain volunteers for the organi- 
zation. This year they were able to 
bring Palden Gyatsl, a Tibetan monk 
who spent thirty years in prison, to 
campus to speak to the Eckerd com- 
munity. 

The Senior Giving Committee 
is a group of students, not all being 
seniors, who host various events for 
the senior class. In return they seek 
donations from the seniors for dif- 
ferent campus causes such as 
scholarships and renovations. This 
prepares the students forthe many 
phone calls they will receive in the 
coming years as alumni. 

Palmetto serves the student 
body by bringing comedians, con- 
certs, and entertainment onto cam- 
pus. They also work hand-in-hand 
with the dorms during complex par- 
ties and activities. 

By Ashley Hopson 




Nevin Marshall. Elliot Heiman and Jordan Achilli take a short intermission during one of 
their concerts for residents in the Kappa lounge. As members of People Who Are Concerned, the 
group performed numerous benefit concerts featuring hard core and punk music, photo courtesy 
of Nevin Marshall 



Carrie Hall reads off the ticket number of the 
winner of a free month at Gold's Gym. The 
prizes for Pack Your Bags were announced 
before the G Love concert, with a trip to the 
Bahamas being announced by G Love at the 
end of the night, photo by Michelle Allen 

Rob Meyers hands a homeless man a hot dog 
while alumnus Matt Fagan pours orange kool 
aid. Every Saturday the Homeless Van Outreach 
group spent a few hours of their evening in a 
St. Petersburg parking lot feeding and interacting 
with the homeless, photo by Michelle Allen 




Drea Tusch uiuidly shares her ideas for seruice activities in which Circle K can participate this 
year as Zena Davis and Kim Schoenly gather their thoughts. Circle K, being the largest collegiate 
seruice organization, is associated with Kiwanas International and is involved in numerous seruice 
projects throughout the academic year, photo by Diana Huestis 





Palmetto Productions Front 
Row (L to R): Heather Caplan, 
Anthony Hesselius, Lova Michelle 
Patterson. Back Row: Tiffany 
Stevens, Carrie Hall, Kimberly 
Schillhammer, Jacky Weiss, 
Morgan Stailey. 



Circle K Front Row (L to R): 
Melanie Callender, Leanne Bayne, 
Drea Tusch, Gita Kannan. Second 
Row: Eduarda Rezende, Roberta 
Rezende, Zena Davis, Angela 
Damery, Kim Schoenly, Brooke 
Melville, Cory Anderson. Back 
Row: Julia Huddleston. 



Homeless Van Outreach (L to 

R): Rob Rushworth, Rob Meyers, 
Matt Fagan, Lori Wagner. Not 
Pictured: Rebecca Root, Matthew 
Geheran, Justin Pope, Ignacio 
Rosillo-Daoiz, Jill Garnelin, Erica. 



Habitat for Humanity Front 
Row (L to R): Matthew Geheran, 
Rebecca Root, Kim Schoenly, 
Jessica Burns, Jenn Regis, Monica 
Carrasco. Back Row: Megan Horst, 
Fred Lamar, Sarah Ferguson, Jill 
Jordan, Alisa Mazzocchi, Cory 
Anderson. 



Senior Giving Committee 

Front Row (L to R): Teryn Rozales, 
Nancy Bernhardt, Joey Taraborelli. 
Back Row: Patricia Manteiga, 
Hunter Randleman, Alex 
Trouteaud, Angie Maitner, Katie 
Moor, Kirk Spielmaker. 



Student Solutions members Rodney 
VanNesse, Jennifer Lintz. and Lindsey 
Kraatz mix non-alcoholic Bacardi daiquiris at 
the Nu Shrimp Fest. Student Solutions 
promotes responsible drinking, general 
wellness, and alternative ways to have fun 
without drinking, photo by Sean Murphy administration, photo by Andrew Richardson 



During a Discover Native America lecture. Student 
Ambassador Vicki Drakakis greets attendees 
at Dendy-McNair Auditorium. Student Ambassadors 
act as representatives of the student body of the college 
during events that outside members of tbe community 
are invited to attend, photo by Michelle Allen 

Karen Sell Karen Krause, and Nadji Kirby 

create a list of goals shared between the resident 
advisors and legislative council members at a 
luncheon at the waterfront. The two major 
leadership groups on campus are the basic 
representative groups to the student body and 





I 



C t r i v i n g to S erve Students 



AMbAssAdoRS, ODK, StucJent SoLmoNs, hTERVARsiiy , RAs, StucIent MiNJSTRy 



Many students participate in 
leadership clubs to serve students 
and the community. Giving to others 
also gives these students a feeling of 
accomplishment and satisfaction. 
Organizations and leadership roles 
provide such opportunities. 

Student Ambassadors are li- 
aisons between Eckerd and the com- 
munity. According to Kitty Rawson, 
Director of PP, "Student Ambassa- 
dors have frequent opportunities to 
develop leadership skills as they man- 
age crowds, problem-solve, partici- 
pate in interviews, and answer ques- 
tions from the general public. They 
may also meet and network with na- 
tional and International figures as well 
as local business leaders." 

Student Solutions is a new ver- 
sion of Peer Educators founded this 
year by Kimberley Schillhammer and 
Joe Roberts. Kimberley states that, 



"Student Solutions is dedicated to Black, PA of Leighton, says, "As an 
the health and safety of Eckerd stu- PA I met new people, learned a lot 
dents'.' The club emphasizes respon- about campus and myself, and dealt 



sible drinking and healthy living 

Student Ministry Co- 
ordinators are individu 
als that promote 
spiritual values on 
campus. One 
SMC is in each 
complex to lead 
activities and 
programs 
based on reli- 
gious topics. 

Resident 
Advisors serve 
as friends, 
counselors, and 
policy enforcers 
to the resi- 
dents of their 
dorms. Andrew 




Kate Meacham 

shares her Scottish ancestry with the Eckerd 
community by doing a folk dance during the 
Multi-Cultural Thanksgiving Service sponsored 
by Student Ministry, photo by Michelle Allen 



with a variety of problems." 
The job is challenging but 
it is not without re- 
wards. "It's hard to 
give so much time 
to others when 
it's at the cost 
of your per- 
sonal needs, 
but its a learn- 
ing experience." 
"ODK is a 
national honor so- 
ciety for jun- 
iors and se- 
niors who pos- 
ses leadership 
qualities and 
academic ex- 
cellence," says 



Angle Maltner of ODK. The club invites 
students with academic, athletic, 
service, media, and artistic interests 
to participate. Maitner further 
states, "Serving others has always 
been a part of my life. It's been fun 
this year working with other campus 
leaders who share a concern for the 
community." 

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship 
attempts to build a fellowship of EC 
Christians. Members participate in 
small-group Bible study classes and 
large-group meetings and activities. 

These various clubs have the 
added benefit of helping to identify 
students' leadership potential, assist 
them in sharpening their leadership 
skills, rewarding them for their initia- 
tive and Involvement, and thus effec- 
tively helping to prepare them for the 
outside world. 

F3y Leigh Lewis 




Stu< ons (L to R): 

Michael :. Joe Roberts 

Jennifer Lintz. A iuyadeen, 

Rodney VanNess Kimberley 
Schillhammer, Andrew Black. 



Student Ministry Front Row (L 
to Rj: Drew O'Hara, Evan Vella, 
Becky Blitch, Reverend Amanda 
Lape-Freeberg. Back Row: 
Reverend Mona Bagasao, Nancy 
Bernhardt, Kirk Spielmaker, 
Kristina Keyzers, Kate Meacham, 
Andrew Rayo, Jeannie Hunter. 



Resident Advisors and Complex 
Coordinators Front Row (L to R): 
Kristina Morey, Karen Sell, Phil Dostie, 
Myles Bowman, Alex Trouteaud, Karen 
Krause, Amy Moir, Josie Browning, Kat 
Berg, Jonathan Cole, Raeni Wolfe. 
Second Row: Kathryn Philliben, Kayla 
Hindman, Maria DeRijk, Katie Parker, 
Hunter Randleman, Jennifer Bearbe, 
Stacey-Ann Murdock, Angie Maitner, 
Chris Matterson, Leigh Lewis, Nadji Kirby, 
Tony Perez, Jessica Ricciarelli, Brooke 
Melville, Megan Koenig. Back Row: 
Logan Lamping, Ewan Smith, Anthony 
Hesselius, Brandon Roth, Jon Boldebuck, 
Eric Gadol, Jacob Wirz, Andrew Black. 

InterVarsity Christian </. to R): 
Brook Maturo, Rebecca Micek, Eve 
Krot, Kim Mortimer. 



The Resident Life staff and Legislative Council members enjoy a barbecued lunch together at the 
waterfront. The afternoon get-together promoted good relations and cooperation between the 
two leadership groups, photo by Andrew Richardson 



Omicron Delta Kappa Front Row 
(L to R): Jessica Ciddio, Samantha 
Shorr, Kris Herrington, Professor 
Vicky Baker. Back Row: Fredericka 
Murray, Rebecca Micek, Rob 
Meyers, Angie Maitner, Michelle 
Allen, Teryn Rozales, RaeMarie 
Johnson, Elizabeth Schaefer, Jerry 
Oalmann, Tanja Hadzic, Carrie Hall. 



Ambassadors FronI Row (L to R): 
Michelle Levy, Vicki Drakakis, 
Poonam Punjwani, Drea Tusch, 
Aura Fajardo, Nancy Bernhardt. 
Second Row: Michelle Allen, Carrie 
Hall, Danielle Englehart, Lem Odell, 
Lorna Fountain, Leigh Lewis, Teryn 
Rozales. Third Row: Angela 
Damery, Jacky Weiss, Fredericka 
Murray, Gai ii ine Wolff, 

Kitty Raws ' Back 

f?o Iristen 



Climbing Club Front Row (L to 
R): Laura Jacobs, Michelle Thomas, 
RaeAnn Alt. Back Row: Kate 
Heilman, Katie Moor, Ryan Miller, 
Rebecca Day, Kris Herrington, 
Danielle Englehart. 



Surf Club Front Row (L to R): 
Kristin Lofgren, Jana Laurin, 
Theresa Byrnes. Second Row: 
Lauren Nowell, Jennifer Brummett, 
Suleyman Bilgutay. Back Row: 
Jonathan Birnbaum, Sean Murphy, 
Erik Boothe, Garrett Seiple, John 
Barker, Cisco Oyague. 



Ultimate Disc Front Row (L to R): 
Tyler Klaskow. Lisa Johnson, 
Samantha Goresh, Chuck 
Aboyoun. Back Row: Adrian 
Holmes, Garrett Seiple, Andy 
O'Connor, Eric Vichich. 



Swim and Water Polo (L to R): 

Amanda Zion, Sarah Yarborough. 
Not Pictured: Melissa Korpalski. 




Adrian Holmes searches for a teammate to fling the frisbee to as opponents Garrett Seiple and 
Eric Vichich sprint to block the throw. Ultimate disc was a great, intense evening activity for 
students who wanted to relieve some stress from the daus ' classes, photo by Brian Redar 



Mark Mueller hangs from the foot holds upside 
down for dear life while attempting to scale an 
indoor climbing wall. As a freshman, Mark 
eagerly took advantage of the opportunity to 
join a climbing club, photo courtesy of Rebecca 
Day 



Joey Taraborelli grasps onto hand and foot 
holds as he scales a make-shift indoor climbing 
wall while Rebecca Day holds his line 
he slips. Since Florida is a flat state, the climbing 
club usually went to indoor walls for practice. 
photo courtesy of Rebecca Day 



Garrett Seiple focuses on the art of flipping hamburgers during the Surf Club picnic in the fall. 
With the affects of numerous hurricanes being felt on both coasts, the surf club was not short of 
opportunities to ride the waves, photo by Jonathon Birnbaum 




AA any Different Extremities 



CliMbiNq, UhiMATE Disc, SuRfiNq, SwiMiviiNq, Water Polo, NW Sessjqns 



The roster of clubs and orga- 
nizations at Eckerd College includes 
many extreme sports activities. New 
groups are constantly added to this 
list as the student body changes 
from year to year. These extreme 
clubs include the Climbing Club, Ulti- 
mate Disc, the Surf Club, the Swim 
and Water ?o\o Club, and NW Ses- 
sions. Each of these organizations 
allows students to interact through 
physical fitness on different ter- 
rains- both land and water. 

Despite the flatness of the 
state of Florida, the Climbing Club 
allows students who enjoy rock climb- 
ing to participate in this fun and 
challenging sport. This club provides 
both physical and mental challenges 
while building teamwork skills and 
trust within the group. Since there 
are no mountains to climb In St. Pe- 
tersburg, the group goes to local In- 



door gyms where they can climb 3-4 days each week to play this in- 
simulated rocks in a safe environ- tense game. 

ment. The Surf Club is an aquatic 

For those flatfooted students, form of intense athleticism. This 



there is always Ultimate 
Disc, the ultimate 
form of frisbee. The 
group divides it- 
self into two 
teams and 
plays a foot- 
ball-like ver- 
sion of frisbee. 
The goal of the 
game is to 
score as many 
times as possible 
by throwing the disc 
to a member of 
your team who 
is beyond the 
goal line. The 
team went out 




After a quick catch Andy O'Connor quickly prepares 
for a jolting release of the frisbee to another ultimate 
disc participant. All students had an open invitation to 
play ultimate disc on campus three times each week. 
photo by Brian Redar 



oup is constantly in 
search of good waves, 
which are a rarity on 
the East Coast. 
They keep track 
of where the 
best waves will 
hit by checking 
out multiple 
web sites. Of- 
ten-times they 
travel over to the 
"■■Nest Coast to get 
the ultimate surfing 
experience, or 
at least as ul- 
timate as it 



can b 
Florida. 



NW Sessions, another group 
who likes to surf the waves, does so 
in a different way. They strap them- 
selves to wakeboards and surf the 
wake of the boat from which they are 
pulled. This group allows wakeboard- 
ing fanatics, or those just wanting 
to learn, to participate in this ex- 
treme sport for which Florida is ideal. 

In the pool students can also 
enjoy extreme aquatic Interaction. 
The Swim and Water Polo Club pro- 
vides the opportunity for both Indi- 
vidualistic training and physical de- 
velopment as well as intense inter- 
action with others in the game of 
water polo. Swim practices were held 
every weekday by Amanda Zion and 
Water Polo gam 
day evenings 
up a long v - 
spirit of : 

difc>oz£t 



Students attentively watch the movie "Full Metal Jacket" in 
Dendy McNair Auditorium sponsored by the Film Circle. 
As another option for a Friday night, the EC Film Circle 
consistently showed a movie in Dendy McNair auditorium 
open to all interested students, photo by Diana Huestis 



During the Dagohir Christmas banquet. Samantha Newkirk and Kelleigh Dewar feast on their 
medieval cuisine using their fingers and daggers as utensils. Dagohir Improvational Battlegames 
met semi-frequently in Slater Woods for feasts and battles, photo by Adrian Stewart 



Turntablist Club (L to R): Gary 
Talarino Jr., Bob Hirschfeld, Ahmed 
Rivera. 



Eckerd By Night Front Row (L to 
R): Jeremy Nance, Kelleigh Dewar, 
Samantha Newkirk, Heather 
Heyne, Eric Hart. Second Row: 
Pete Tyrrell, Danielle Oceisa, 
Evonne Traffanstedt, Christine 
Smith, Brian Brooks, Brittany 
Griffin, Lorien Cahill-Braun, 
Elizabeth Schaefer, Stephanie 
Moore, Tina Deford, Mark Taylor, 
Brett Olson. Back Row: Justin 
Crotty, Sam Goodwill, James 
Habel, Daniel Weaver, Eric Gadol, 
Kimberli Papp, Joshua Hamel. 

Film Circle (L to Rj: Lacey Phillips, 
Jordan Sanford. 



Earth Society Front Row (L to R): 
Maureen Murray, Kristen Phillips, 
Rita Bowker, Molly Rockamann, 
Erica Peth. Second Row: Janice 
Blumenthal, Leah Stallone, Lucas 
Seipp-Williams, Senti Heller, Ashley 
Hopson, Katie Tripp. Back Row: 
Laura McCarthy, Darlene Saindon, 
Mary Ellen Brown, Leah Gucciardi, 
Kelly Schmidt, Patricia Greenberg, 
Julie Wyatt, Conor Petren, Christi 
Santi, Jen Basta. 

Dagohir Improvisational 
Battlegames Front Row (L to R): 
Lynnea DeHaan, Samantha 
Newkirk, Kelleigh Dewar, Brittany 
Griffin, Lorien Cahill-Braun. Back 
Row: Brian Brooks, Scott Graham, 
Pete Tyrrell, Brett Olson, Sam 
Goodwill, Bryan Lee. 




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Not only can one find the com- 
non academic and sport clubs at 
ickerd, but one can a\eo find clubs 
'hat cater to other hobbies and in- 
terests. 

Earth Society is a student 
lub that promotes understanding 
and awareness of environmental 
problems. Molly Rockamann says, 
The focus of Earth Society is not 
ust common environmental issues 
uch as recycling but to work on all 
:inds of issues. We also want to make 
■he student body more aware of is- 
ues that affect them." Earth Soci- 
ty has worked on such projects as 
'Coke Take It Back" and Global Coali- 
te n protests. 

The Turntablist Club enables 
itudente to become DJs. They pro- 
'ide DJs for dorm parties and cam- 
pus events. Ahmed Rivera remarked, 
The Turntablist Club brings different 




styles and genres of music to Eckerd. stated Jordan Sanford. 
It also adds flavor to the music scene Open mic at bimonthly Coffee- 

here." Turntablists do not just play houses outside the Pub gave stu- 
music; they use the turntable to ma- dents the opportunity to read their 
nipulate sound and create own poetry and perform 

/ ^BBBir\ ers to enjoy. 

of maintaining / ABA. ^ipW \ The com- 

A 1 s o / Jj^By.'JBB|^^iW h ganic ii.it'.lrn 

the Film Circle. Vji^Bj EL / an d flowers. 

ies in Dendy- ^^| ^^/^ year we're promot- 



students 
something 
else to do on 
Friday other 
than drink," 



Kimberli Pepp relaxes in her costume during an 
Eckerd by Night gathering at the Benninger Theatre. 
Eckerd by Night met regularly participating in 
improvisational skits and plays, photo by Nick Gault 



we've begun a 
native plant 
section. We 
maintain the 
garden to- 



gether and watch it carefully. It is a 
fun way to get involved with the 
earth, and it feels nice to actually 
eat something you helped grow'.' 

Dagohir is based on medieval 
combat and life. Members create 
their own characters and perform in 
mock battles. Brittany Griffin ex- 
plains, "Dagohir gives students the 
opportunity to play out medieval fan- 
tasies ." Battles provide a fun way 
to escape the stresses of life. Simi- 
larly, EC By Night provides enjoyable 
role-playing experiences. By doing so, 
a creative outlet is provided for stu- 
dents' imaginations through live ac- 
tion role-playing and Improvisation. 

If sports and academics just 
don't cut it, numerous activities ca- 
ter to other hobbies. With such a 
great variety of activities, there is no 
reason to be bored at Eckerd College. 

By Ashley Hopson and Brian Kedar 




Ahmed Rivera creates music with the help of a 
turntable and other radio equipment in the WECX 
office. Members of the turntablist club worked as 
DJs in the WECX studio and also DJed at 
campus-wide events, photo by Nick Gault 

Feasting at the Dagohir Christmas banquet. 
Bryan Lee. alumnus but still an active participant, 
scoops some stew into his hand-crafted wooden 
bowl. Most Dagohir members had many medieual 
costumes and props used during their battles and 
feasts, photo by Adrian Stewart 



A small group of students take a break during a 
Coffeehouse open mic night at the Pub. Coffee 
was provided free of charge for the students who 
attended these frequent live shows of their fellow 
classmates with performances ranging from 
poetry readings to instrumental solos and beautiful 
vocals, photo by Kimberly Heater 



A Time To Win 




Florida Presbyterian was founded with no intent for 
athletics. Each team emerged from student inter- 
est except for golf, which was a league requirement. 
During the first year at FPC, Judo, fencing, men's 
basketball, and sailing were the 
only sports. In the second year, 
women's basketball, Softball, and 
tennis were added with golf begin- 



The co-ed golf team in 1 964 
practices their drives on the 
lawn in front of the cafeteria, 
still in its original form and 
location. Golf was required for 
the college to compete at the 
intercollegiate level. It dropped 
off the roster for about ten 
years when its first coach left 
and did not resurface until the 
late 70s. While Eckerd 
currently has a men's golf team, 
the women are still struggling 
to get a team together and 
rejoin this sport at Eckerd 
College, photo courtesy of 
Cathy McCoy, library archives 



*yj n\ng in 1962. Men's soccer was 
started in 1969 and intercolle- 
giate women's volleyball in the late 
70s. In 1939 the men's volleyball 
team was established as a club sport by AJ Jo- 
seph, now the team's coach. The most recent addi- 
tion to Eckerd athletics was women's soccer, started 
in 1997. According to Athletic Director Jim Harley 
"We've tried hard to make [athletics at Eckerd] a 
total program and include as many sports as pos- 
sible. The future's unlimited because we have a good 
school and are able to attract good athletes." 
By Michelle Allen 



Brooke Lacey 

runs down the 
line giving her 
teammates five 
as the team 
celebrates a 
victory. The 
Women's 
Soccer Team is 
the newest 
NCAA team at 
Eckerd. They 
began as a club 
in 1996 and 
became a com- 
petitive team in 
1997. They 
have been build- 
ing in success 
over the past 
four years. 
photo by Nick 
Gault 




In their second-straight winning sea- 
son, finishing up 9-7, the Women's Soccer 
Team took on many strong competitors 
from their division and proved they had the 
talent and determination to win. "We have 
one of the toughest conferencee in Divi- 
sion II. We have to have a team good enough 
to compete with the nationally ranked 
teams. We've stepped up. We've repre- 
sented both Eckerd College and ourselves 
really well," commented Coach Siggi Nagele. 

This year's team was an exciting mix 
of youth and experience. Eighteen new play- 



Women's Soccer Team 

Front Row (L to R): Kathy Atkins. 
Katherine Hoch, Cady Dolan. 
Leah Kosmitis. Dawn Delo, 
Monica Can-asco, Jessica Bums. 
Samantha Wood. Second Row: 
Head Trainer Nicole Brownell, 
Jennifer Stone. Camille Church. 
Kim Mallia. Jill Cocca, Melody 
Fedor, Shannon Ellison. Kelly 
Gilbert. Carrie Bryan, Jenny 
Swenson, Arianna O'Neill, Asst 
Coach Tung Nguyen. Bock Row 
Asst, Trainer Lisa Ousterbrock, 
Sabrina Stein, Robyn Steinweg. 
Karah Smith, Jennifer Regis, 
Amy Howell, Stephanie 
Schwobe, Brooke Lacey. Amy 
Thompson, Gwen Ballinger. 
Hanna Bjorklund, Andrea 
Matarazzo, Lacie Watters, 
Head Coach Siggi Nagele, 



ers were added to the roster. "We didn't 
know what to expect with all of the new 
players on the team. The upperclassmen 
helped us a lot. They helped us come to- 
gether as a team," said freshman left half- 
back Monica Carraeco. The new team en- 
ergy and the determination of players and 
coaches alike enabled the team to reach 
new heights. 

The Women's Soccer Team was hon- 
ored this season with two players making 
the Sunshine State Women's All-Confer- 
ence Team. Star forward, Karah Smith, who 




was also voted co-player-of-the-year 
made the first team, and midfielder 
Stephanie Schwobe, made the second 
team with Brooke Lacey as an honorable 
mention. "Overall, it was a great season 
They were a great bunch of girls" saic 
Karah Smith. 

Even though the Women's Soccet 
Team has only been established for a few 
years, they have made leaps and bounds 
toward their ultimate goal - the confer- 
ence championship. Coach Siggi Nagele hac 
this to say about the season, "This was a 
very enjoyable year. The soccer program's 
only gonna get better from here." 

F3y Marc Vicelli 



OPPONENT 


W/L SCORE 


@Lynn University 


L 


2-7 


©Embry Riddle 


W 


4-2 


©Northwood 


W 


10-1 


©Palm Beach Atlantic 


W 


3-2 


©Southern Connecticut 


L 


2-3 


©Bryant 


L 


0-1 


©Rollins College 


W 


2-1 


Florida Southern 


W 


7-1 


St. Anselm 


W 


1-0 


Catawba 


W 


3-2 


©Flagler College 


W 


5-1 


©North Florida 


L 


2-3 


©West Florida 


L 


1-2 


©Webber 


W 


5-0 


Barry University 


L 


0-2 


©University of Tampa 


L 


0-2 


Overall W-L Record: 9-7 






As a midfielder, freshman Dawn Delo crashes into an opposing player in a fight for 
control of the ball. Delo joined the team this year as one of the fastest players on the 
team being a tremendous all-around athlete, photo by Nick Gault 



Junior Forward Jenny 
Swenson crosses the ball 
in an attempt to make an 
attack on the opponents' 
goal. Swenson trans- 
ferred in this year after 
two years of experience at 
Assumption College. 
photo by Nick Gault 



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Andree Bitterer, a freshman forward, dribbles away 
from a defender and begins his attack on the goal. 
Bitterer was a much needed boost this season with his 
ability to attack and score, photo by Nick Gault 



OPPONENT 


W/L SCORE 


Palm Beach Atlantic 


W 


3-1 


Belmont Abbey 


W 


2-1 


Baldwin Wallace 


w 


2-1 


©Barry University 


L 


2-5 


Clearwater Christian 


W 


4-1 


©Rollins College 


L 


1-3 


@ University of Tampa 


W 


2-1 


Wingate 


W 


2-1 


Northeastern State 


L 


1-2 


@Lynn University 


L 


0-5 


Lees McRea 


W 


5-0 


©Florida Tech 


W 


4-2 


©Assumption 


W 


4-1 


©St. Anselm 


L 


0-5 


©Flagler College 


L 


2-3 


Saint Leo University 


L 


2-3 


Florida Southern 


L 


1-3 


Overall W-L Record: 9-8 





Men's Soccer Team Front Row (L to R): Trainer Lisa 
Ousterbrock, Asst. Coach Terry McHaie, Brian Feyes, Bryan 
Speed, Zack Roberts, Jeremy Clubb, Andy Carlton, Taylor 
Famiglietti, Alex Shiplett, Trainer Nicole Brownell. Second Row: 
Bryan Mullinrx, Jon Silva, Dustin Heckman, Chase Brooks, Skip 
Bergren, Andree Bitterer, Chris Kennedy, Josh Holfeltz, 
Monteiro Santos, Will Minerich, Bojan Aleksic, Derek Olsen, 
Arda Baykal. Back Row: Stephen Jaeger, David Page, Joshua 
McLaughlin, Gareth Whiting. Krisjans Streips, James Armstrong, 
Asst. Coach Tung Nguyen, Head Coach Jim DiNobile. 




Freshman Monteiro Santos anticipates a falling ball and waits to challenge two 
opposing players and their goalkeeper. He was a great addition to the Tritons offense, 
and the team has high expectations for him in the future, photo by Nick Gault 



The Men's Soccer Team overcame 
adversity and steep competition with a 9- 
& winning season. "\A/e were better than a 
lot of people expected," said freshman for- 
ward Andrew Simmons. Despite injuries, the 
team experienced a complete turnaround 
over prior years. Scoring was up, spirits 
were high, and commitment was top notch. 

"Going into this year, we knew we had 
to score goals, We were able to bring in 
some players that could do that" said 



Coach Jim DiNobile. The team had a lot of 
young talent including top scorers Andrew 
Simmons, Monteiro Santos, and Andree 
bitterer who combined for a total of 2.9 
goals. The freshman and sophomore por- 
tion of the team truly added to the focus 
and determination of the game, while jun- 
iors and seniors brought experience. 

"The conference is damn good, " said 
midfielder Josh Holfeltz. The big names like 
Lynn and Barry make the Sunshine Sate 



Conference an extremely difficult challenge 
in Division II NCAA athletics. Josh added, 
"We played well against those teams." 

Regarding the future of the team, 
Coach Jim DiNobile stated, "Going Into the 
next millennium, with all of the players com- 
ing back, we have a very good foundation." 
When asked what to look forward to nc y 
year, Josh Holfeltz simply smiled and - 
"Winning a national championship" 

by Marc Vicelli 



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This year's young Sailing Team did ex- 
tremely well in races. Coach Morten 
Christoffersen claims the young composi- 
tion of the team will be beneficial in up- 
coming years. "Although we have a young 
team, it looks really good for the future 
because most of the other teams we're 
competing against have mostly seniors." 

Freshman Kevin Dooley who had been 
racing for about 10 years, was made skip- 
per of one of the coed teams and he served 
the team well as a first-year student. He 
says that racing is not all that much dif- 
ferent than in high school, except it is a 
lot more "competitive," which happens to 
be his favorite part of the sport. 

This year the team traveled exten- 
sively all over the eastern coast. In order 
to qualify for nationals the team had to 
compete in three regattas, which con- 
sisted of 5-10 schools from Florida. The 
team placed 1 st , 3 rd , and 5 th , respectively. 

The team finished third in District 
Championships held In Wilmington, NC. This 
event has over 25 schools competing from 
Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, South Caro- 
lina, and North Carolina. The team barely 
missed the cutoff (which required the top 
two teams) to qualify for moving on to the 
Atlantic Coast Championship. 

Sophomore Audra Oliver from An- 
napolis, MD, who has been sailing for over 
10 years, believes this year was a good time 
for the team to expand. "This year we seem 
to have higher goals and more closeness 
as a team. As a whole, we're progressing 
to be even more competitive on a national 
level." This will help them in future years. 

F3y Emily Wargo 





Erik Soothe 
Thera lean back as 
they struggle to pull 
their sailboat around 
during a practice. On the 
Sailing Team 

paired up into small- 
er teams to compete 
and practice together. 
photo by Michelle Allen 

Sarah Hardy readies 
herself and her boat for a 
practice run on French- 
man s Creek. Sailing takes 
a lot of hard work on land, 
as well as. on the water. 
Team members must 
prepare the boats as well 
as stow them away after 
going out on the water for 
practice or a regatta. 
photo by Michelle Allen 



Sailing Team Fron( Row (L to R): Jenni Macal, Sarah Hardy, Rebecca Robidoux, 
Sarah Schaill, Leah Stallone. Back Row: Asst. Coach Stephen Edwards, Jordan 
Sanford, Teresa Collins, Audra Oliver, Jenn Thera, Erik Boothe, Abi Huitt, Kjetil 
Jansen, Head Coach Morten Christoffersen. 




Looking back on the Women's Cross- 
country season, one word comes to mind, 
"Teamwork." Although each runner was an 
individual and everyone tried her best, it 
took the team as a whole to land them in 
the third slot of the conference for the sec- 
ond year in a row. Every runner on the team 
was dealing with a drive of self-improve- 
ment along with the motivation to create 
good teamwork. Even with different back- 
grounds and different habits, they pulled 
their strengths together and worked to- 
ward their goals. 

They faced a lot of challenges along 
the way including getting to their regional 
meet with their coach in their hearts but 
not in their presence. With the coach sick 
the girls had to build their cooperation and 



teamwork skills as they all took turns dri\ - 
ing to reach their ultimate goal of getting 
to South Carolina. The regional meet 
proved to be a fun and memorable occa- 
sion for the girls. They gained leadership 
skills as well as achieving teamwork and 
maturation. In simple words they had the 
run of things and it took all of them to 
keep the team together. 

From the running, the trips, to the 
memorable moments the season has been 
a good year for the Women's Cross Coun- 
try Team. Next year when they are building 
up a worthy team to face their competi- 
tion it will be the teamwork they estab- 
lished this year that will build the founda- 
tion and will Influence their team spirit. 

By Lauren Swanson 



Sophomore runners Jessica Ackerman and Lesley Steinman begin to pull away from their competition in a 
tight race during regionals. The team did very well this year with high overall times, photo courtesy of Gina Aliberti 



Cross Country Team Front Row (L to R): Gina Aliberti. Alisa Mazzocchi. Stephanie Guter, 
Leblanc. Back Row: Amy Blackburn, Jessica Ackerman, Anna Ryskamp, Lesley 
Steinman, Leslie Whiteman, Coach Peter Eagle: 

Sophomore Leslie Whiteman smiles as she warms down after a successful race, 
beating a personal record at the University of South Florida s annual meet, photo by 
Michelle Allen 









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Freshman outside hitter Maria Stonecipher jumps 

up and prepares to spike the ball ouer 

the net during a home tournament game, photo by 

Nick Gault 





OPPONENT 


W/L SCORE 






Gardner Webb 


L 


0-3 






Warner Southern 


W 


3-0 






Fontbonne 


W 


3-0 






Clearwater Christian 


W 


3-2 






@USC Spartanburg 


L 


1-3 






@ Pfieffer 


W 


3-2 






©Augusta State 


W 


3-1 






©Gardner Webb 


W 


3-1 






Nova Southeastern 


W 


3-2 






©Warner Southern 


W 


3-0 






©Saint Leo University 


L 


0-3 






©Clearwater Christian 


W 


3-1 






©Florida Southern 


L 


0-3 






Warner Southern 


W 


3-0 






Palm Beach Atlantic 


W 


3-0 






Lynn University 


W 


3-0 






Barry University 


L 


0-3 






University of Tampa 


L 


0-3 






Olivet Nazarene 


W 


3-0 






©Palm Beach Atlantic 


L 


0-3 






Embry Riddle 


W 


3-2 






Flagler College 


W 


3-0 






©Rollins College 


L 


1-3 






Florida Southern 


L 


0-3 






Embry Riddle 


L 


0-4 






Saint Leo University 


L 


0-3 






University of Tampa 


L 


0-3 






Madonna 


L 


1-3 






©Barry University 


L 


0-3 






©Lynn University 


L 


2-3 






Rollins College 


W 


3-0 






©Florida Tech 


L 


0-3 






Florida Tech 


L 


0-3 






Overall W-L Record: 16-17 











Women's Volleyball Team Front Row (L to R): Erin 
Johnson, Decorah Valier, Jennifer Emerson, Maria 
Stonecipher, Coach Hollie Miller, Jennifer Kingsley, 
Leanne Thalman. Back Row: Nick Miller, Dana Schwab, 
Jen Ross, Amanda Sampaio, Captain Sandra Campanella, 
Kelly Jackson, Emily King, Asst. Coach Dustin Beres. 

The Women's Volleyball Team had a 
record-breaking season of 16-17 tying 
Eckerd's all time win record for women's 
volleyball. In addition, setter Kelly Jackson 
made a set assist record, and right side 
Emily King posted records for kills and at- 
tack attempts. Strong showings against 
some extremely tough rivals and a win over 
Rollins College were proof of improvement. 





Leanne Thalman and 
Emily King watch as 
freshman outside hitter 
Erin Johnson calls and 
prepares to set the ball. 
photo by Jenna Tortoi 

The Sunshine State conference in- 
cludes such big names as number one 
ranked University of Tampa, number two 
F3arry and number three Florida Southern. 
Outside hitter Maria Stonecipher said, "I 
knew (the competition) was strong. I felt 
that our team was strong also." Through 
excellent leadership, teamwork, and deter- 
mination the Lady Tritons stepped up their 



game to become a competitive threat. 

This year's team was a blend of vet' 
erans and capable, spirited freshman 
Coach Hollie Miller commented, "Having 
young, coachable, exciting team was tht 
best part of this year." With such an ener- 
getic, vibrant team, outstanding efforts 
can be expected for the next millennium. 

F3y Marc Vicelli 



ECKERD I 

UNDEFEATED COLLEGIATE 

SEASON (42-0) 

with wins against: 

Regular Season Championships 
Stevens Institute Kings College 
U. of Florida Syracuse 

Palm Beach Atlantic SUNY 
U. of North Florida UW-Plattville 



Embry-Riddle 
Kings College 
Boston College 
U. of Maryland CP 
Broward CC 



Ul-Chicago 
UC-San Diego 
Robert Morris 
Salt Lake CC 
St. Louis U. 
BIOLA 



First Team All-Americans 

Joey Cash (co-MVP) 

Jason Partington 

Brandon Roth 

ECKERD II 

Regular Season Championships 

U. of Florida II Cal-Poly "B" 

Palm Beach Atlantic Maine 

Valdosta State Utah Valley "B" 

U. of Maryland CP UW-Green Bay "B" 

U. of North Florida Minnesota-Mankato 





had a great year and so did my team- 
mates, which put the National Champion- 
ship trophy in our hands." 

Eckerd II started their season with 
losses at the SSCVL Qualifier. The team 
fixed their mistakes and came back with 
stunning victories. "We picked ourselves 
up and started playing like a team." said 
James Armstrong, who was named to the 
S5CVL All-Tournament team. "I have never 
played on a team that has progressed this 
far," asserted Mike Pelletier. With enthusi- 
astic attitudes, Eckerd II won a BB Club 
Tournament and also placed third at the 
S5CVL Championships, finishing under 



Eckerd I and UF. At Nationals in Reno 
Eckerd II competed in some tight matches 
and finished 11 th in Division III. "The team 
took everything they learned and gave 110% 
to beat some very good teams!" stated 
Coach Sandra Campanella. 

Of course, coaching plays a large role 
for the team. After being involved with 
Eckerd Men's Volleyball for & years, AJ Jo- 
seph spent his final season with his best 
team. "[After our championship victory] I 
was embracing people I didn't even know." 
recalled Joseph, "It's now time for me to 
close this chapter of my life." 

By Brian Redar 



Men's Volleyball Team Front Row (L to R): Shawn Martin. Dustin Beres, Josh Coppie, Brandon Roth, Ricky Zager, 
Jason Partington, Joey Cash, Randy Cline, Jesse Blazek, James Thornburg, Coach Sandra Campanella. Back Row: 
Coach AJ Joseph, Hidiaki Ohmori, Andrew Lampert, Mark Hensley, Tim Warner, Nick Pistor, James Armstrong, 
Andrew Costa. Brian Redar, Alex Hock, Mike Pelletier, James Williams, Jonathan Jorgensson, Coach Decorah Valier. 



A 




Andrew Costa concentrates as he sets up to hit the 
ball back ouer the net to his opponent in a home 
tournament. As a sophomore, Costa stepped up this 
year as a starter for the red team, photo by Nick Gault 



Jason Partington watches with anticipation to see if 
the uolleyball clears the net. Partington transferee! tc 
Eckerd this year as a junior and became the co-cap 
of the black team, having, been a member of the ■'■ 
Olympic Volleyball Team, photo by Nicl 





Forward Kerry Beach watches intently and prepares to take control of the ball 
after her teammate attempts a penalty shot. The women won this tight and exciting 
game against Saint Leo University with a score of 58-54. photo by Gina Nelson 



Myonitra Faulk defends 
her team by blocking her 
opponent from scoring a 
point. Despite their 
efforts, the Women s 
Basketball Team lost this 
match to Florida Southern 
63-82. photo by Bill Kerr 




Women's Basketball 
Team (L to R): Julia 
Huddleston, Zena Davis, 
Brandi Pringle, Jill Law, 
Lori Glenn. Back Row: 
Myonitra Faulk, Felecia 
Felton, Katy Cole, 
Genienne Betts, Jen 
Woods, Kerry Beach, 
Laura Hill. 

The strong 
game playing and 
tough, gritty per- 
formances of the 
Women's Basketball 
Team proved that a 
7-19 record on pa- 
per looked a lot better on the court. With over- 
all statistical improvement, the team won 
three conference games, two of which came 
as rare back-to-back wins. The girls fought 
hard against many nationally ranked teams 
in the NCAA Division II, the toughest confer- 
ence in the nation. 

"There are no easy wins," said Head 




Coach Brian Shultes. Going up against 
such opponents as Lynn, Florida Tech, 
Saint Leo, and Barry, the girls had to 
come together and prove their skills on 
the court. 

"We Improved, skillwise," said 
sophomore point guard, Julia 
Huddleston. According to Felecia 




*Vw. 




OPPONENT 


W/L SCORE 


©Valdosta State Univ. 


L 51-72 


U.of Puerto-Rico 


W 63-58 


Nova Southeastern Univ. 


W 53-50 


SlU-Edwardsville 


L 71-76 


Fayetteville State Univ. 


L 65-79 


@NC Central 


W 60-51 


Armstrong Atlantic 


L 57-74 


Nova Sotheastern Univ. 


L 63-65 


Delaware Valley College 


W 67-59 


Georgetown College 


L 70-77 


Man/mount University 


L 58-66 


Florida Tech 


L 58-68 


Lynn University 


L 58-68 


@St. Leo University 


W 58-54 


Rollins College 


L 61-64 


@ University ot Tampa 


L 53-77 


Barry University 


L 36-52 ! 


©Florida Tech 


L 72-81 


Florida Southern 


L 58-68 


©Lynn University 


W 54-52 


Saint Leo University 


W 78-61 


©Rollins College 


L 56-85 


University of Tampa 


L 72-87 


©Barry University 


L 50-84 


©Florida Southern 


L 45-76 


Barry University 


L 63-82 


Overall W-L Record: 7-19 



Felton, "Everything was clicking, our shots, 
our freethrows. . .everything." 

Shultes commented, "The level of 
commitment is key." Commitment and blaz- 
ing talent are the fundamentals that 
these Eckerd women will continue to buildi 
on in upcomlnq years. 

By Marc Vicelli 






Eckerd's got game! The up and down 
m the men's basketball season, wound up 
a sturdy 13-10, showing a good range of 
tenacity, talent, and teamwork. The Men's 
Basketball Team climbed as high as fifth 
place in the South Region, as the '99-00 
season reached a boiling point with a 9 
game winning streak that knocked down 



Lynn and St. Leo's College. The record also 
boasted 3 wins in the top ranked confer- 
ence in the country in NCAA Division II. 
"Definitely a good season," said Head 
Coach Tom Ryan. 

"Talent-wise, we had more talent, 
position for position, than any otherteam 
In our league," said senior shooting guard 



Kenya Bogins. This year's team featured a 
wide array of players of different ages and 
skills. "We were a step away" said senior 
center, Davie Gill. The record was good and 
the games were intense, but most would 
agree with Davie when he said, "We won't 
be satisfied until we're number one'' 
By Marc Vicelli 




Forward Clevon Dunbar, an excellent athlete with above average leaping ability, 
attempts a shot in a game against Florida Southern College, photo by Bill Kerr 

Men's Basketball Team Front Row (L to R): Lester Chang Fong, John Beckett. 
Second Row: Pat Murphy, Clevon Dunbar, Jeff Kliewer, Dwyane Smith. Back Row: 
Josef Soderman, Kenya Bogins, Russ Wilson, Morgan Orender, Davie Gill, Brian Stapf. 



OPPONENT 


W/L SCORE 




Mayaguez 


W 55-37 




Franklin College 


W 72-62 




Nova Southeastern 


L 72-76 




U. PR-Bayamon 


W 80-59 




UPR-Cayey 


W 91-52 




Florida Memorial College 


W 78-61 




©Nova Southeastern 


L 56-57 




North Florida 


W 54-52 




Morehouse College 


W 72-48 




New Jersy Tech 


W 78-67 




Merrimack College 


W 85-64 




Illinois Wisleyan 


W 77-70 




Florida Tech 


W 78-66 




Lynn University 


W 68-67 




©Saint Leo University 


W 75-72 




Rollins College 


L 54-55 




©University of Tampa 


L 62-71 




Barry University 


W 61-49 




©Florida Tech 


W 67-56 




Florida Southern 


L 57-72 




©Lynn University 


L 56-76 




Saint Leo University 


W 64-63 




©Rollins College 


L 62-77 




University of Tampa 


L 65-70 




©Barry University 


W 69-59 




©Florida Southern 


L 40-69 




Rollins College 


W 65-61 




Florida Southern 


L 66-69 




Overall W-L Record: 18-10 





Josef Soderman. a very 
good shooter whose 
talent adds another big 
body to the Triton front, 
displays his abilities as he 
slips the ball into the net. 
photo by Jessica Green 



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The 1999-2000 Eckerd "Angels" 
Dance Team, a group often dedicated girls, 
vitally enhanced the Eckerd spirit this year. 
Six returning 1999 Angels led a strong 
team possessing levels of talent far ex- 
ceeding squads of the past. 

The team attended NDA dance 
camp, hosted at Eckerd in August, where 
a professional dance instructor choreo- 
graphed five routines and furthered the 
girls' knowledge of dance techniques. They 
participated in all home basketball games 
as well as traveling to Miami to cheer on 
the fighting Tritons against barry. 

It is not all fun and games with these 
Angels... They practiced three to four 



times a week, in addition to strength train- 
ing and aerobics to keep them in shape. 
This year, the girls also participated in a 
5K run and car wash for fundraising. 

Whether it was dancing Janet 
Jackson's IF or Jennifer Lopez, these tal- 
ented girls worked extremeiy hard thisyear. 
Their efforts were recognized through a 
leadership award given to graduating se- 
niors Trista Simpson and Teresa Balog for 
their role in the creation and development 
of the Eckerd College Angels Dance Team. 
This team has come along way in its three 
years as a chartered dub, and this isjust 
the beginning. 

By Christie Biggs 



Christie Biggs and Lisa DeRoche pose as they dance to "Put you hands where your eyes can see them" by 
Busta Rhyme during intermission at a Men's Basketball Game. The Angels danced at all the basketball games to 
get the crowd reued up and to cheer the players on throughout their games, photo by Nick Gault 



Dance Team (L to R): Trista Simpson, Marissa D'Onofrio, Lisa DeRoche, Teresa 
Balog, Melanie Brady, Christie Biggs. Not Pictured: Tiffany Stevens, Shannon North, 
Erica Mantz. 

Melanie Brady swings her arms and hips to the tune of "Eh Puerto-Rico. . ." as the 
crowd cheers her and her fellow Dance Team women along while they get down and 
dirty on the basketball court. These ladies put smooth moves to upbeat music to 
entice the crowd's enthusiasm, photo by Jessica Green 



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Michelle Pavel stands bravely atop a pyramid durin 
a halftime cheer. The girls would always tract- 
or two into their halftime performance to demonstaie 
their technical skills in their sport, photo by Nick Gault 




"The squad has grown in trust, in 
skill, and in unity," said Senior Captain 
Lauren Elliott. Truly, in '99 - '00, the 
Eckerd College Cheerleaders showed great 
improvement in all areas. The ultra-disci- 
plined cheerleading squad is a shining ex- 
ample of self-made girls. Without the aid 
of a coach, these dedicated young ladies 
made their own practice schedules, did all 
of their own fundraising, and invented all 
their own moves and techniques. Sup- 
ported through the Eckerd community and 
ECOS, the cheerleader organization oper- 
ates basically as a club - a club that is 
quickly rewriting the rules. "They're very in- 
dependent, and it's a really organized 
group," said Staff Sponsor Kemp Talbott. 

Although the cheerleaders had a 
smaller squad this year, they brought more 
spirit to the games. One of the squad's 
major highlights this year was the oppor- 
tunity to open the season at Midnight 
Madness, Eckerd College's very first pep 
rally. "As far as our presence on campus, 
we're getting bigger and bigger" said Jun- 
ior Co-Captain, Jolie Santiago. 

Another highlight this year was the 
opportunity to go for actual Tampa Bay 



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Hope Michaels cheers 
on the Women s Basket 
ball Team with the aid of 
some black and red 
poms. The Cheerleaders 
sometimes used props 
such as pom-poms and 
megaphones to cheer 
during games and rally 
support from the stands. 
photo by Nick Gault 

Cheerleading Team 

Front Row (L to W.- 
Hope Michaels, Nicole 
Forbis, Jolie Santiago. 
Back How. Anne Davis, 
Michelle Pavel, Lauren 
Elliott, Xan Yates. 



buccaneer tryouts. Out of the girls that 
participated, all had a great time and 
gained valuable knowledge and experience. 
Hope Michaels made it to the second 
round of the tryouts. 

The squad started with 11 girls and 
ended up with 9. They averaged having at 
least 6 girls per event at which they ap- 
peared. The cheerleaders made appear- 
ances at most basketball games, and at 
least one game from every other sport. 
"The cheerleaders definitely affected the 





atmosphere and the crowd" said freshman 
cheerleader, Nicole Forbis. 

One of the most challenging aspects 
of the year was bringing together girls of 
different skill levels and unique styles to 
create a unified performance. Each of the 
girls on the squad brought her own special 
contributions to the team. According to 
Captain Lauren Elliott, "Cheers, dances, 
stunts... the whole package is a little 
of everybody." 

By Marc Vicelli 




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This Softball season seemed to be 
plagued with bad luck. The team played 52 
games, only 6 of which they won. P\ayer 
Julie Zollmann said, " It was a pretty rough 
season and we had a lot of setbacks." In 
addition, many of the team members ex- 
perienced injuries that prevented them 
from finishing the season. The captain, 
Jackie Toth, mentioned the fact that due 



to the injuries that hampered some pitch- 
ers, the team couldn't compete as effec- 
tively. Toth also stated that, "The fresh- 
men pitchers really stepped up and helped 
a lot with pitching." She believes that the 
team members that stuck through the en- 
tire season cared 100 percent about their 
team and worked their hardest. 

Toth, Zollmann, and the rest of the 



Eckerd College Softball Team have high 
hopes for next year. With freshman re- 
cruits, more experienced players, and a new 
coach, the team should have a much bet- 
ter year. 

By Ashley Hopson 

Sophomore Megan Horst bends down to scoop up 
the ball so that she can quickly throw it to second base 
before her opponent reaches it. photo by Nick Gault 



Softball Team Front Row (L to R): Katie Parker, Theresa Byrnes, Mandy Goeller. 
Jana Laurin, Gracie Rowland-Dunn. Second Row: Megan Horst, Julie Zollmann, 
Kelli Fielder, Dawn Minas, Gwendolyn Swantko, Kristy Mattice. Back Row: Coach 
Tobi Gilbert, Coach Glenda Graham, Meloney Sabo, Joyce DiGuglielmo, Jackie 
Toth, Mandy Guide, Ashley Barabas, Angela Altman, Kate Turnbull. 




OPPONENT 


W/L 


SCORE 




St. Thomas University 


L,L 


0-8,5-10 




Webber College 


L,L 


0-11,1-3 




©Northwood University 


W,L 


4-3,2-3 




@Nova Southeastern 


L,L 


1-10,0-10 




Florida Southern 


L 


0-8 




North Florida 


L 


0-13 




Northwood University 


L 


2-8 




Armstrong Atlantic 


L 


0-20 




Nova Southeastern 


L 


0-8 




St. Leo University 


L 


0-21 




©Webber College 


L.L 


0-8,2-3 




@ Florida Tech 


W.L 


10-5,5-8 




©Rollins College 


L,L 


0-3,4-6 




Concord College 


W.W 


5-3,8-3 




Barry University 


L,L 


0-8,0-13 




Lynn University 


L,L 


0-5,2-3 




University of Tampa 


L.L 


2-5,2-6 




©Armstrong Atlantic 


L,L 


1-4,0-8 




©Savannah Art 


L.L 


1-4,2-3 




©St. Leo University 


L.L 


1-9,1-7 




©Florida Southern 


L.L 


0-5,0-8 




Rollins College 


W.W 


2-1 ,4-2 




Florida Tech 


L,L 


0-14,3-14 




North Florida 


L.L 


1-8,0-8 




©Barry University 


L,L 


0-1 ,0-8 




©Lynn University 


L,L 


0-8,2-3 




©University of Tampa 


L,L 


0-8,0-9 




St. Leo University 


L,L 


0-9,0-3 




Florida Southern 


L.L 


0-4,1-10 




Overall W-L Record: 6-46 





Sophomore Kelli Fielder turns quickly to see 
where to throw the ball after her Barry rival makes 
it safely to second base, photo by Nick Gault 








OPPONENT 


W/L 


SCORE 


Webber College 


L,L 


4-7,3-6 


©Florida Southern 


L 


10-15 


©Webber College 


L,W 


2-5,5-4 


Trinity International 


W,L 


14-8,9-10 


Embry Riddle 


L,L 


2-20,8-12 


Warner Southern 


W 


6-2 


©Florida Tech 


W,L,L 


10-4,5-19.7-8 


St.Mary's College 


W,W 


20-5,14-4 


Shippensburg U. 


A/,W,W 13-12,8-5,4-3 


Ashland University 


W,L 


4-2,6-8 


St. Joseph's 


W 


8-6 


St. Thomas U. 


L,W 


4-14,14-12 


Nova Southeastern W,W 


11-10,7-5 


UMass-Lowell 


W 


6-5 


U. of Pennsylvania 


L 


8-9 


Rollins College 


L,L 


3-8,2-3 


©Rollins College 


L 


9-13 


Army 


L 


1-5 


Lynn University 


W,L,W 


2-1,2-9,11-3 


©Warner Southern 


L 


5-6 


©Barry University 


L,W,L 


3-7,4-1,2-3 


U. of Tampa 


L,L 


1-6,3-12 


@U. of Tampa 


L 


4-12 


©St. Leo 


L,L 


4-7,3-12 


St. Leo 


W 


14-2 


Florida Southern 


L,L 


1-3,3-12 


©Florida Southern 


L 


7-8 


©UNC-Pembroke 


L,L 


6-12,6-11 


©Mt. Olive College 


L 


1-10 


Overall W-L Record: 19-31 



Senior Joe Albano 

strains to make his way to 
third base in a game 
against the University of 
Tampa. Despite their 
efforts, the Tritons lost 
this game 1-6. photo by 
Jessica Green 

Justin Loop makes his way smoothly to home base gaining another run for the 

Tritons on their home field against Trinity University, photo by Karen MacDowell 






This year's baseball season con- 
sisted of 50 games of which the Eckerd 
team won 19. One of the reasons for the 
poor performance of the team was due 
to various injuries. Andre Gonza\ee believes 
the injuries of many upperclassmen was a 
set back for the rest of the team players 
as these higher skilled individuals were un- 




able to contribute to the success of the 
remaining games. 

Derek Dion thinks the lack of team- 
work a\zo hindered the groups' perfor- 
mance. He said, " There were a lot of great 
individuals, but no group cohesion." 

Dave DeFriedas, a member of the JV 
Baseball Team believed the JV season was 



Members of the Eckerd 
College Baseball Team 
watch a teammate as he 
comes up to bat. 
Although the team did not 
make enough runs this 
year to win many games, 
and due to injuries they 
lost a number of key 
players by the end of the 
season, they did not loose 
their support for one 
another as they cheered 
each other on from the 
sidelines at games such as 
this one against Ashland 
University, which they 
managed to win 4-2. 
photo by Brian Redar 

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successful and that hard work 
to overcome obstacles. 

Regardless of the statistics for this 
year's Men's JV and Varsity Baseball 
Teams, all of the players worked hard 
throughout the season and p\an on a sue 
cessful season next year. 

By Ashley Hopson 

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Senior Captain Alison Knefley runs up to return the ball with a forehand swing to her opponent in a doubles 
match against the University of Tampa. Alison will be greatly missed next year, photo by Michelle Allen 



This year the Women's Tennis Team 
pulled out on top with a winning team 
record of 12-10. It was a tough season be- 
cause of the small number of girls on the 
team. They had to accept the fact that 
there was a chance that they would not 
be as good as they had been in previous 
years. They worked very hard to come out 
of the season as winners, and had a blast 
all season long. 

This was a building yearforthe team, 
as almost half the team members were 
freshmen. Dana Guthrie and Alison Knefely 
were the two standing seniors and they 
were accompanied by returning members 
Sabra Lofgren and Jane Tucker. 



To start off the season in the fall, 
they practiced diligently for two hours a 
day, six days a week, with a few tourna- 
ments intermingled with their busy prac- 
tice schedule. In January they continued 
with rigorous training of Intense drilling and 
running. Finally, the best to come was their 
spring season, which was packed with 
matches for the girls. During this time they 
focused hard on Individual goals and how 
each of them could achieve them. 

Alison Knefely said, "The best thing 
about the team, that I will never forget, is 
our unity and how we all worked hard to- 
gether." 

By Lindsey Kraatz 






Men's Tennis Team Front Row (L to R). Kristijan Jankovic, Patrick Kalas, Glenn Allsop. 
Back Row Coach Scott Dei, Eric Fenger, Jens Garberding, Shikhagr Singh, Marton Balla. 




Jens Garberding. a 

sophomore member of 
the Men's Tennis Team 
gets prepared to serve 
the ball to his Otterbein 
College opponent on a 
sunny March afternoon. 
photo by Nick Gault 

Glenn Allsop demon- 
strates his quick reflexes 
as he makes a sharp turn 
on the court to siam the 
tennis ball back over the 
net during a home 
match against Embry- 
Riddle University, photo 
by Angela Guyadeen 





Patrick Kalas puts an immense amount of 
behind his swing as he watches to see if it sue . 
makes it over the net to his opponent, photo by r 



Sen/or skier Cindy 
Meyer prepares to land 
a successful jump on the 
tournament lake during 
the FGC competition. 
This was Cindy's fourth 
year of Triton skiing. 
photo by Chandra Dreher 

Waterski Team Front Row (L to R): Cindy Meyer, Jane Ireland, 
Becky Hooper, Sally Staat, Chandra Dreher. Back Row: Brian Shilling, Joe 
Woelfle, Peter Grinups, Andrew O'Connor, Andre Janusz, Maria Janusz. 



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Jane Ireland. Sally Staat. Peter Grinups. 
and Andre Janusz relax between events during 
the Florida Golf Coast Tournament held this year 
in Fort Myers. Florida, photo by Chandra Dreher 

Due to two devastating incidents, 
Eckerd College almost did not have a 
Waterskiing Team this year. On top of \ooe- 
ing their coach last February, the lease on 
a nearby practice lake used by the team 
was terminated by the city in August. 

Led by captain, Andre Janusz, re- 
turning members worked hard to find so- 
lutions to these infringements. They moved 
to McCormick's Ski School shortly after 
the loss of their coach. McCormick's pro- 
vided them with a practice site as well as 
a few coaches to help guide the individual 
skiers. 

With their problems resolved, Janusz 
recruited a number of new members, some 
who had previous competition experience, 
and others who were merely proficient in 
skiing. Once established, the team was able 
to enter a number of competitions and 
begin their season. 

The team competed or practiced ev- 
ery weekend at their site at McCormick's 
and was able to place fairly well, overall, in 
their conferencee. Despite their rocky 
start, the student members of the 
Waterskiing Team pulled it together to see 
that the sport they love so dearly would 
not come to an end at Eckerd College. 

By Ryan Miller and Michelle Allen 




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The Rugby Team, still a club sport, was 
a part of the U5A Rugby Union for the first 
time this year. The Union consists of six 
teams, the top two of which go on to play 
the top two Georgia Conference teams. 

When Rugby first got started at 
Eckerd in 1997 there was a good turnout 
and the players were willing to invest the 
time and effort into learning this complex 
game. Since then, both the players' dedica- 
tion and the spectators' support have 
grown. 

Captain Rob Fettman had some prob- 
lems getting enough players, and a lot of 
the new team members had never played 
rugby before, so learning the game was a 
continual proceee. Rugby is a violent sport, 
but as team president and fly half, Ross 
Pry says, "That just goes with the game." 

This was also the first year of com- 
petition for the Roller Hockey Team. There 

Roller Hockey Team Front Row (L to R): Patrick 
O'Flaherty, John Burke, Tony Perez, Jim Koch. Back Row: 
Mike Callahan, Bryan Rood, Mike Pierce, Greg Onorato. 




John Burke a senior 
member of the Roller 
Hockey Team, manuuers 
to try and take the puck 
from his Uniueristy 
of Florida opponent. 
photo by Morgan Stailey 



Bill Suzor skates behind 
the goal after retrieving 
the puck in an intense 
game at the PC Igloo in 
Ellington, where the 
Roller Hockey Team had 
most of their games. 
photo by Jessica Green 



has been a roller hockey club for four years, 
but this year they competed with other col- 
leges as part of the Southeast Region In- 
ter-Collegiate Roller Hockey League. 

Although many of the players had 
never played at an organized level, the team 
did quite well. There was an incredible 
amount of support for the team at their 



games held at the PC Igloo in Ellington. 

Roller hockey, not as violent as pro- 
fessional ice hockey, can still get pretty 
rough. Tony Perez recalls getting kicked in 
the back once while down. Many of this year's 
team members were seniors, but it is hoped 
the "team will continue in upcoming years. 

By Jessica Green 




Rugby Team Front Row (L to R): Parker Ellinberg, 
Ross Pry, Brandon Huff, Rob Pettman, Tukai Raiyawa. 
Bock Row: Jeremy Dill, Kevin Dickson, Andrew 
Deringer, John Michl, Phil Cotto, Phil Barlow, Alex 
Van Meeuwen. Not Pictured: Damien Watson, Mike 
Hilley, Andrew Harper. 



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Andrew Harper struggles to maintain control of the 
ball in a Rugby game. Rugby is a violent hands-on sport, 
making it exciting to watch, which many students did to 
support the team. The team competed as a part of the 
USA Rugby Union this year, photo by Morgan Stailey 




Lydia Muijen and 
Traithmas Toufali 

make their way out of 
Frenchman s Creek dur- 
ing the Intramural Sailing 
Reggatta. This was a new 
event added to the roster 
of intramural sports at 
Eckerd this year. It 
opened intramurals up to 
a wider range of students 
breaking away from the 
traditional team sports. 
photo by Amy Barrios 

Tony Perez of Omega 
and Ouchakour Said of 

Kennedy rush in to gain 
control of the soccer ball 
in an Intramural Soccer 
game. Omega beat Ken- 
nedy in this game, but was 
defeated by Delta in the 
Championship game. 
photo by Nick Gault 




Intramural sports at Eckerd College 
were very successful this year. The roster 
included volleyball, football, soccer, ulti- 
mate frisbee, Softball, and basketball. This 
year saw an average turnout of partici- 
pants. There were about 6 to 10 teams per 
sport. According to the assistant direc- 
tor of campus activities, Patrick Kelly, 
Eckerd had a good amount of participa- 
tion compared with other schools. "We're 
competitive, but not overly aggressive." The 
healthy spirit of competition is one of the 
program's main focuses. 

Garvin Sealy, of Gamma dorm, throws the ball to 
one of the bases in an effort to get his Dante opponent 
out. Gamma managed to barely defeat Dante in this 
game with a score of 20- 19. photo by Jessica Green 



Although there were some rough 
spots with team forfeiting, each sport had 
its own highlights. For Volleyball, Mill House 
won the recreational championship and Nu 
won the competitive championship. Omega 
took football, Delta won at soccer, and Nu 
struck again, winning at Softball. The rec- 
reational basketball championship went to 
Delta, and Omega won the competitive 
basketball championship. 

Despite a number of fights and con- 
troversies, Josie Browning, intermural co- 
ordinator, had this to say about the com- 
petition of the year, "Everyone had a fun 
time, which is basically the purpose of in- 
tramurai sports here at Eckerd." 

By Marc Vicelli 








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A Time To Learn 





German Professor Ken 
Keefon helps Jan 

Aackerman and Karen 

Hofacker out with the new 
equipment in the first ever 
language lab at Florida 
Presbyterian College in 1 964. 
At the turn of the century, 
Eckerd students no longer 
listen to tapes in a lab, but 
rather go to the library and 
listen to the language cassettes 
on their own in the designated 
listening area on the upstairs 
level, photo courtesy of Cathy 
McCoy, library archives 



We are here to study, to discover our futures, and 
to find ourselves. Though this common tie is much 
the same today as it was in the past, other ele- 
ments of Eckerd's academic structure have expe- 
rienced vast changes over the 
years. Take for example the grad- 
ing system; originally students re- 
ceived grades like H, S+, S, S-, and 
U. In 1 968, a new simplified sys- 
tem with grades of high pass 
(HP), pass (P), and fail (F) was 
introduced. Yet again 1 976 an- 
other change occurred which resulted in our cur- 
rent grading system of A, B, C, D, and F. We are all 
here to learn, and the knowledge we obtain from 
our classes, in combination with our experiences, 
shapes our lives. As time passes, we must cherish 
our memories at Eckerd. We change and learn dur- 
ing ouryears in college and emerge as unique indi- 
viduals prepared to reach for our highest goals. 
By Leigh Lewis 



Tyler Hudon 
and Allison 
Pool examine 
mineral samples 
for their Marine 
Geology lab 
with Dr. Brooks. 
Most of the 
science classes 
at Eckerd in- 
clude a lab- 
oratory com- 
ponent to pro- 
vide students 
with hands-on 
learning 
experiences. 
photo by Diana 
Huestis 






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Academics at Eckerd College have not al- 
ways been divided into collegia as they are now. 
When the college was first founded, it had the tra- 
ditional three-fold division system. This system 
divided the faculty into the Humanities, Natural 
Sciences, and Social Sciences. 

In 1973, the faculty voted on a new cat- 
egorization for academia at Eckerd. This new 
system broke the faculty into five collegia: Natu- 
ral Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Letters, Cre- 
ative Arts, and Comparative Cultures. A sixth 
collegium was also included: the Foundations 
Collegium. According to Dean of Faculty Lloyd 
Chapin, this sixth addition was intended to, 

" What is the most 
important thing 
you have learned 
at Eckerd.." 



"group the faculty by the methodology they used 
in their teaching and scholarship." It was estab- 
lished for the first year students as a means of 
breaking them into collegiate academics. It in- 
cludes Autumn Term, mentorship, Western Heri- 
tage, skills development, and freshman bridge 
seminars during Winter Term. 

The Collegial system at Eckerd has been in 
effect for the past 27 years, being one of the only 
systems in its class among colleges and universi- 
ties. It adds to the unique education students 
receive at Eckerd, focusing on creating a body of 
liberal arts students who are free thinkers. 

By Michelle Allen 




"To follow my heart, and always keep an eye on the 
clouds and wait for sunset!" -Erick Koden 



"Being good at something does not mean you will be happy 
with it. Success is mors than the sum total of your achieve- 
ment. You have to love what you do'' -Angela Damery 





Creative Art Collegium Front Row (L to R): Sterling Watson, Mark Castle, Brian 
Ransom, Scott Ward, Arthur Skinner. Second Row: Nancy Corson Carter, Nancy 
Wood, Claire Stiles, M. E. Thomas, Nancy Janus, Helene Gold, Margret Skaftadottir, 
Sandra Harris, Cynthia Totten. Back Roiu. Dianne Ferris, Joan Epstein, Kathy Watson, 
A. Howard Carter. 




Letters Collegium Front Row (L to R): Gregory Padgett, Jamie Hastreiter. Second 
Row: Melanie Hubbard, Amy-Elizabeth Russell, Nathan Andersen. Third Row: Carolyn 
Johnston, Tina Livingston, Kyle Keefer. Fourth Row: Suzan Harrison, Bruce Foltz, 
Julie Empric, Jeff Lipkes. Fifth Row: Robert Wigton, Cyndi Mitchell, Cecily Iddings. 
Sixth Row: Kathy Griggs, David Bryant, George Meese. Back Row: Tim Sheridan, Jim 
Annarelli, Gary Meltzer, Andrew Chittick, Bill Kelly. 



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Dr. Guida demonstrates use 
of a spectrophotometer to 
Biochemistry 11 students Alison 
Knefely. Jason Nydick. and 
Debbie Roche photo by Leigh 
Lewis 



Comparative Cultures Collegium Front Row (L to R): Vicki Baker, Olivier Debure, 
Tom DiSalvo. Second Row: Michelle Digioia, Antonio Melchor, Renate Filkins, Margarita 
Lezcano. Third Row: Naveen Malhotra, Anna Dixon, Yolanda Molina-Gavilan, Vivian 
Parsons, Ruth Athanson. Back Row: Phil Barlow, Lee Hilliker, David Henderson, Bill 
Parsons, Hal Serrie. 




Natural Science Collegium Front Row (L to R): Edmund Gallizzi, Kelly Debure, 
David Hastings, Sheila Hanes. Second Row: David Duncan, Cynthia Nuhn, Beth Forys, 
Nanette Nascone, David Grove, Eduardo Fernandez, Kathy Roegner, Gerald Junevicus, 
Reggie Hudson, David Kerr. Back Row: Greg Brooks, Steve Denison, Guy Bradely, 
Alan Soli, David Scholaick, Chris Schnabel, Scott Boegeman, Peter Meylan, Harry 
Ellis. 




Behavioral Science Collegium Front Row (L to R): Shiping Hua, Diana Fuguitt, 
Jeff Howard. Second Row: Rich Wallace, Tony Brunello, Peter Hammersi 
Row: Bill Felice, Irv DeGraw, Mark Davis. Back Row: Linda Lucas, 
Mary Meyer. 









Kit Seargent TJ Buhite 
and Heather Kline, students 
in Nancy Corson Carters 

Literature in Ecology class, visit 
Boyd Hill Nature Park. 
Students explored Florida s 
natural habitat and learned 
about preservation after 
reading Aldo Leopold's book, 
A Sand County Almanac - 
photo by Michelle Allen 




Quest for Meaning students 
spend a morning participating 
in the Elm Dance. This dance 
of intention conceived by 
Joanna Macy is a display to 
help groups feel the inter- 
connectness of the world and 
prepare for healing of the earth 
and its people, photo by 
Michelle Allen 



A group of Winter-Term 
travelers on the China trip pose 
in front of the picture of 
Chairman Mao Zedong in 
Tiananmen Square in Beijing. 
Opportunities such as traveling 
abroad provide students with 
educational experiences that 
no classroom can replace. 
photo by Donna Trent 




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"When pursuing happiness, remember to do what you 
love and love what you do; money will take care of it- 
self." -EVad Wojcicki 



"Among the many things I learned at Eckerd, one of 
the most important and useful is to appreciate the 
diversity of cultures in our world." -Ashley Dopson 



"Being responsible and in charge of my life. And at the 
same time allowing myself to have self-expression and 
exploration." -Chantal James 




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What exactly does a liberal arts education 
mean? It means students are getting one of the 
moat well-rounded and diverse educations avail- 
able. There is a core curriculum, but the curricu- 
lum here at Eckerd is very different from that at 
most other colleges and universities. Perspectives, 
required classes like Western Heritage and Quest 
for Meaning, intensive short term courses, and 
semesters abroad, all offer students the oppor- 
tunity to broaden their horizons. 

Many classes at Eckerd are not typical lec- 
ture classes. Students are offered courses in 
which the professors are creative in their teach- 
ing processes. Interesting classes are offered 



throughout each semester and often differ in per- 
spective from that of the traditional lecture. 

Winter Term is an excellent way to learn 
through first hand experience. Students have the 
opportunity to go abroad during the month of 
January. Traveling off campus proves to be an un- 
forgettable and valuable experience. However, the 
students who decide to remain on campus for Win- 
ter Term also have great opportunities for a unique 
learning experience. The Leadership and Self Dis- 
covery Practicum forfreshmen isjust one example. 
This class, through personality tests and mental 
and physical challenges, helps students to work 
better as a team and as individuals. 



Many classes also take field trips, a prac- 
tice usually unheard of in a college course. West- 
ern Heritage, for example, takes students to the 
museums of downtown St. Petersburg, provides 
opportunities to explore the campus, and brings 
in a variety of interesting speakers. Many natural 
science courses venture to places like Boyd Hill 
and Fort DeSoto. Autumn Term classes take snor- 
keling trips and excursions to the beach. 

So what is liberal arts? It is the freedom to 
learn in a creative environment and to take fun, 
informative courses that prepare students to lead 
well-rounded lives. 

By Jessica Green and Angela Damery 




Holocaust survivor and author, 
Elie Wiesel discusses a 
question posed by Julien 
Perille Mr. Wiesel is a great 
asset to Eckerd College and 
has given many students a 
better understanding and a 
connection to the holocaust. 
photo by Nick Gault 



"Always do things your way. .because I did it mire, and 
that has made all the difference}" -Trista Simpson 



"1 have learned to appreciate what I have while I have it 
instead of waiting until it is gone." -Danielle Hager 



"Don't be afraid to depend o 
of people you care about ' 



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A representative from one of 
the man]; tribes at Discover 
Native America proudly dis- 
plays his full tribal costume. 
Discover Native America is a 
growing event that educates 
the community and highlights 
the history of Native Amer- 
icans, photo by Jessica Green 




Erica Peth and Patricia 

Smith fill out college program 
series cards before a Discover 
Native America lecture. 
Freshmen and Sophomores 
are required to attend four 
events each semester. Par- 
ticipating in College Program 
Series lectures and events 
helps underclassmen become 
acclimated to Eckerd life and 
broadens their perspectives on 
life, photo by Michelle Allen 

Several children from the 

community participate in arts 
and crafts at the Times Festival 
of Reading. During the festival , 
Eckerd opens its gates to 
the St. Petersburg community 
and provides the opportunity 
for everyone who attends to 
delve into the literary world. 
photo by Diana Huestis 




"The most important thing I have learned at Eckerd is 
acceptance of differences. Some people wear ehoee...ar\d 
others don't-but they are all accepted here." -Katie Moor 




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heads you must jump, in the end, you will survive." 
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Eckerd College provides many activities for 
the people of St. Petersburg and the students of 
Eckerd College to attend together. 

The annual Times Festival of Reading took 
place this year on November 13 and 14, 1999. This 
festival provides an opportunity for Eckerd Col- 
lege students and the local community to meet 
and hear local and national writers. This event also 
gives faculty authors and the school itself expo- 
sure in the wider community. Programs such as 
the Senior College, Eckerd College Search and Res- 
cue, and the Program for Experienced Learners 
were all represented this year. The festival hosted 
15,000 people over the course of two days. This 
huge turnout was due to the publicity the event 
recieved in the local media. Ross Bannister says, 
"We appreciate the support of the St. Pete Times 
by coming out to Eckerd College." 

On March 4 and 5, 2000, Eckerd College 
hosted the second annual Discover Native 
America. Due to its popularity last year, the event 
was expanded over two days this year, rather than 
just one. Over 20,000 people wandered around 
the Eckerd campus, observing and partaking in the 
celebration of Native American civilization and cul- 
ture. While Native American celebrations are com- 
mon in the West, the Eckerd College pow-wow was 
a novelty in Florida due to the smaller represen- 
tation of tribes in the area. It was a free cultural 



experience for all people In the community. "This 
event opens the door to real Native American cul- 
ture that we don't often get a chance to see," 
said Bannister. 

A third special event that Eckerd College 
provides for the students and the community is 
the Festival of Hope. This is hosted by the entire 
senior class as part of Quest for Meaning. At the 
festival, seniors are able to share their service 
experiences with their fellow students as well as 
the local community. This year's Festival of Hope 
on November 17, 1999 brought together a total of 
&& groups representing organizations such as 
Friends of Strays, PASS (Producing Academically 
Successful Students), Leah's Dream {produces 
playgrounds for handicaps), and Fall ball. In see- 
ing the action taken by the seniors it could be 
hoped that the underclassmen and public would 
see the opportunities that are available for any- 
one Interested in serving others. 

By opening its gates to such events as the 
Festival of Reading, Discover Native America, and 
the Festival of Hope, Eckerd offers both students 
and the people of St. Petersburg a unique oppor- 
tunity for learning, something that not many col- 
leges provide. Through these events Eckerd also 
makes itself one with the community within which 
it lies. 

By Gracson Morris 




"Listen to your friends, take time for yourself, and never 
stop dreaming." -Andrea Hymovitz 



"The world is vast and full of amazing opportunities, 
but you can't take advantage of them unless you travel." 
-Tracey Curl 




Dom Sengsouvanna. Jim 
Cotgreave. and Bob 

Winger pose behind their 
QFM display at the Festival of 
Hope. The three volunteered 
with The Recycler s Exchange 
and informed the Eckerd 
community about alternative 
ways to dispose of their used 
tires. Their display included 
many samples of these op- 
tions, photo by Michelle Alien 



Maurice the Manatee, better 
known to Eckerd as Jeff 
Wisnoski, entertained many 
of those who attended the 
Festival of Hope. Jeff and his 
QFM group volunteered with 
the Manatee Awareness 
Coalition. Maurice added to 
the festive spirit of the day that 
was hoped for by the seniors 
and event coordinators, photo 
bu Michelie Allen 



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Everyone has different ways of coping with 
everyday stresses. One of the hardest things to 
deal with is balancing academics with everything 
else in life. When is it okay to say "party time?" "Is 
it really necessary to study that much?" "What if 
I just wait one more day?" "I'm sure I'll get to it 
tomorrow." These are all thoughts and questions 
of the average college student. During their col- 
lege experience, students develop different ways 
of coping with stress. 

Molly Kockamann, a freshman, describes her 
stress philosophy, "To a certain extent I try not 
to stress myself out too much because I know I 
am doing the best I can at the moment, and any- 
way, what is one test grade really going to mean 
ten years from now?' 'dome students take Molly's 
approach; others take the opposite extremes. 
Many freshman learn after the first semester of 
partying and celebrating Independence that col- 
lege is a place you actually go to learn. A fellow 
freshman, Jesse Stewart, says, "I admit to not 
having a balance between work and play. This first 
semester has been a lot of play for me but I plan 
on trying to attain that balance in the future." 



Some students, however, choose to stress them- 
selves out over school and wait in anxiety for the 
semester to come to an end. 

Students find ways of dealing with stress 
and relaxing that fit their individual needs. To some 
students a night of drinking helps them to cope 
well for the week. It all depends on the Individual's 
Interests. Many students find artistic or athletic 
outlets as good ways of relieving stress and deal- 
ing with academic pressure. Bridgett vonHoldt 
says, "I play the guitar and walk along the sea wall 
when I get too stressed out over my academic 
responsibilities." Bridgett is one of the many stu- 
dents who use music and nature to get away from 
the pressures of college life. Luke Cassingham 
states, "Meditation helps me find Inner relaxation 
which in turn helps me cope with any stress I might 
encounter at Eckerd. I also teach jujitsu, which 
gives me another wonderful way to relieve stress 
and help others do the same." Battling the di- 
lemma of work and play is fought with many dif- 
ferent techniques, each technique as unique as 
the student. 

By Ashley Hopson 



Daphne Macfarlan 

studies in Omegas study 
room. This new addition 
provides solitude and 
tranquillity to those who 
are serious about getting 
some of their schoolwork 
done, photo by Leigh 
Lewis 




Josh McLaughlin finds balance by counteracting stress with a 
day at the beach. He and some friends skim board in the beautiful 
setting of St. Petersburg Beach. Taking a breather on one of 
the many beaches around the St. Petersburg area is a great way 
to release tensions or frustrations, photo by Jessica Green 



Jennie Pacheco relaxes by taking her dog. Ling, for leisurely 
walks along the seawall. Pets provide hours of entertainment 
and a source of love, appreciation, and comfort to many weary 
and stressed-out Eckerd students, photo by Leigh Lewis 





Leah Kosmitis, Richard 
Dahm, Hank Green, 
Stephanie Sauter. and 

Rachel Nahlgren collabor- 
ate their efforts to work on 
their take home final for 
Professor Bryants Introduction 
to Religious Studies course. 
Studying in groups can be a 
great stress reducer and a way 
to have a little fun at the 
time, photo by Michelle Allen 



Amalia Fernand chooses a 
warm and sunny environment 
in which to study. Enjoying the 
climate and surroundings at 
Eckerd College can make 
studying a little bit less of a 
burden, photo by Leigh Lewis 



"My time at Eckerd has taught me two things: to have 
a passion for learning and a passion for living " -Raine 
Wolff 



"The most important thing I learned was that my 
friends became my family and that I learned how to 
•stand on my own two feet." -Sol E3rizido 



"To take each day and m 

for myself and to follow my int 

-Andrew Creed 



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Jackie Aloise, a health 
center work-scholar, takes 
Brittany Griffin 's pulse as a 
part of check- in procedures for 
her doctor's appointment. 
Work-study opportunities such 
as this can help students 
prepare for their future ca- 
reers, photo by Michelle Allen 




Maria Dusheva and Dana 

Guthrie gather some free 
materials at the career fair. 
This fair, sponsored by career 
seruices. provides students the 
opportunity to meet local 
business representatives and 
discuss possible employment. 
photo by Michelle Allen 



"Desire to be an individual. It won't happen overnight, 
but it will happen if you allow yourself the time and the 
faith to make it so." -Kristina Keyzers 




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One of the most valuable of all the Eckerd 
College resources is the Career Service Center. It 
provides a number of tools that can be helpful to 
all students, regardless of their year at Eckerd. 
Resume workshops, volunteer and careerfairs, and 
career-focused events are among the opportuni- 
ties that the center affords. The center also pub- 
lishes the monthly pamphlet, Career Focus. Ca- 
reer Focus informs students of jobs and intern- 
ships available in the community. Some students 
first become aware of the center and its offer- 
ings due to the Career Focus pamphlet. Career 
Services is a place every student should visit and 
discoverthe many resources waiting to be utilized. 

Career Services can help freshman find a 
work study job that fits their particular needs. 
Rebecca Cherkin, was glad to find the help she 
needed at Career Services. She stated, "Career 
Services kindly helped me to find a work study job 
I would enjoy and that would fit my schedule." Work 
study Introduces many students to the work field 
for the first time and helps them develop good 
work habits needed throughout life. 



For students who have the desire to get in-j 
volved in the community. Career Services can place] 
students in volunteer work that fits their experi-i 
ence and interests. Crystal vonHoldt, a sophomore, I 
works at the local Friends of Strays and the Tampa 
Aquarium doing volunteer work. She says, "The 
Career Service Center helped set me up in volun- 
teer work that would give me a good Idea about 
my possible career choices and what I would enjoy 
doing as a career." Experience is the best way for 
students to discover their true calling. 

For upperclassmen, a variety of invaluable 
resources are available at the Career Service Cen- 
ter. Graduate school and career planning help is 
undoubtedly the most sought after of all help by 
the upperclassmen. Jennie Palm, a junior, explains, 
"I plan on using the center's resources next year, 
when I begin to plan my career future." Career Ser- 
vices offers help In resume writing, graduate school 
applications, and even does mock Interviews. These 
resources are of great help to all seniors who must 
answer the Infamous question, What next? 
by Ashley Hopson 




"Life is truly what you make of it.Jf you let boundaries like 
culture and language stand in your way, you are going to re- 
ally miss out on an opportunity of a lifetime" -Tauhida Zayyad 



"If you can make it through coWeqe, you can make it 
through anything." -anonymous 





A representative from The Pier 
Aquarium informs Connie 
Webel and Kathleen Briggs 

about volunteer opportunities. 
This career service-sponsored 
volunteer fair enables students 
to check out community 
programs and become in- 
volved, photo by Sean Murphy 



Denise Reynolds-Bryant 
advises Megan Horst about 
obtaining a summer job. The 
career services office compiles 
and organizes information 
about all types of job 
opportunities and helps 
students to obtain these 
positions, photo by Leigh 
Lewis 



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A Time To live 




From year to year, the student body at Eckerd is 
constantly changing - freshmen come in, seniors 
graduate and people transfer in and out. Taking 
into account all this change, it is hard to see the 
similarities between the student 
body of today and the student 
body of the 60s, 70's, and <30's. 
In many ways we are very differ- 
ent, the technology that we use 
is leaps and bounds ahead of 
what used to be available to stu- 
j dents. Many things have remained 



the same, such as the sense of belonging felt by 
students. This is due to the fact that Eckerd is 
such a small school that it is easy for students 



Paul Eppling caries his 

academic diuision banner at his 
graduation processional. He 
went on to do a number of 
steel sculptures around the St 
Petersburg area. One of his 
works is a lizard, which can be 
viewed on northbound 1-275. 
The senior class of 1971 was 
the first class to ever have their 
graduation held outdoors. At . . r . -^ . . . . . . 

that time there was no college to get to know a lot or people. One thing which truly 

system but merely divisions 
based on major, photo 

courtesy of Cathy McCoy, unifies the student bodies of today, yesterday, and 

library archives 

tomorrow is the deelre to do well, while still finding 
time for enjoying the once-in-a-lifetime experience 
of college. 

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Leah Kosmitis 

reads the news- 
paper as she 
cools off with a 
plug-in fan in 
her Mill dorm 
room- Al- 

though the 
conditions are 
not always per- 
fect - the temp- 
erature is not 
always right, 
there are some- 
times problems 
with roomates 
or loud neigh- 
bors, and there 
are sometimes 
strict rules ■ the 
dorms are 
none-the-less a 
place to call 
home, photo by 
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As a Liberal Arts institution, the 
basic mission statement of Eckerd Col- 
lege, according to the course catalogue 
is, " to aid the personal development of 
humane and competent persona of all 
ages to learn, lead, and serve in the lo- 
cal, national, and even international 
realms of a pluralistic and Increasingly 
complex society." This primary objective 
is evident in all areas of the Eckerd cur- 
riculum but even more so in the Behav- 
ioral Sciences Collegium. Majors falling 
under this collegium strive to give stu- 
dents a well-rounded understanding of 
human beings such that they can study, 
interact with, or lead them effectively. 

In each of their respective classes 
management professors Donna Trent 
and Ed Grasso stress the interrelated 
aspects of the different majors of this 
collegium and the overall benefits of a 
liberal arts education. They feel that all 
areas of study can be beneficial to the 
development of these majors. 

In her Organizational Behavior and 
Leadership class, Donna Trent is always 
pleased to have students who are ma- 
joring in areas otherthan management; 
such as sociology and psychology. She 
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classes. She says, "I find having stu- 
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the course greatly, as they know the 
theories in their fields in more depth, and 
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Courses such as those in the Be- 
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liberal arts mission of the school. It is 
through the encouragement of profes- 
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education, which widens ones horizons, 
that students can gain the skills they 
will need to go out into the world and 
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gotten involved in many things 
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The Letters Collegium includes 
majors that share "an interest in hu- 
man beings, past and present." Its fo- 
cus is on "the study of who we are by 
looking at what we are doing and the 
works and Institutions created by our 
predecessors." One way In which this is 
done is by looking at different subjects 
from both personal and global perspec- 
tives. Many professors utilize a combi- 
nation of literary works and history 
textbooks to convey these perspectives 
to their students. 

Frofessor Andrew Chittick's His- 
tory of Modern China course is an ex- 
ample of this. He uses a Chinese His- 
tory text in conjunction with a number 
of literary works written by ethnic Chi- 
nese writers. These literary works give a 
firsthand perspective on the events and 
people about which the text speaks. He 



says, "I like to use literary works and au- 
tobiographies by native authors in my 
classes because I think it is important 
for students to get a sense of how 
people thought and lived, how they de- 
scribed their world, In past times and 
other places. History texts can only give 
snippets of such Information; a novel 
submerges you in another worldview." 

Professor Chittick uses this 
teaching method not only for history, 
but also in a number of other courses-- 
working together art, philosophy, reli- 
gion, and literature. By taking both a 
look at the history of a particular sub- 
ject from a global perspective and com- 
bining that with the more personalized 
feel of a novel, students can gain a bet- 
ter sense of that which they learn in the 
Letters Collegium. 

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the music of Scott Huckaby. Not only did Heather 
enjoy the art of literature, but she also found time 
to attend shows, such as this, and observe other 
forms of artistic expression, photo by Jessica Green 




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students really have no problem enclosing one. 

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day nights, when it's college night iii Ybor. Fergs has also 
become a popular place particularly for the girls as every 
Thursday night is 'Ladies Night.' Extra Innings is a popular: 
place for all the sports fans since it has several big screen^ 
TV's, as well as, a greatatmospherq. Waterside Sports Bar 
and Grille is another popular spot with great food and many 
drink specials. 

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Double major. Rebecca Root, receives the award for "Out- 
standing Scholarship in LTR" from Professor Julie Empric 

Also at the awards ceremony she received the "LTR Award for 
Excellence in Literature" and "Excellence in Scholarship 
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are very important in today's society. 
Senior Environmental Studies and Wo- 
men's and Gender Studies majors work 
to make a difference In these areas. 

Environmental Studies majors 
gain knowledge about the natural envi- 
ronment and the relationship of the hu- 
man being to this environment. These 
students choose to do a variety of 
things after graduation, concentrating 
in many areas. Through her studies, Olof 
Soebech realized that environmental 
problems have no clear answers or easy 
solutions. Conor Petren completed an 
internship at Boyd Hill Nature Park, 
Working on the Backyard Conservation 
Program Series, which educates adults 
about making their own backyards envi- 
ronmentally friendly. Environmental 
Studies seniors will definately make a 
difference, regardless of the area In 
which they choose to focus. 

Women's and Gender Studies ma- 
jors receive an Interdisciplinary educa- 
tional experience focusing on the many 
factors that affect women around the 
world. They take courses regarding 
women's experiences In the arts, politics, 
history, and much more. Nevin Marshall 
became interested in Women's and Gen- 
der Studies because of his plan to get 
involved in human right's policies. He said, 
"I believe it is necessary, especially when 
dealing with human rights, to have knowl- 
edge about the potential effects on the 
different sexes. It is Important not to 
Implement policies that benefit just one 
sex" Women's and Gender Studies ma- 
jors are Interested in helping those of- 
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Living and studying abroad can be an exciting, chal- 
lenging, and Invaluable learning experience for anyone. "The 
[Comparative Culture] Collegium serves as both a window and 
a gateway to the cultures of the world.. ." (Eckerd Catalog). 
Though Eckerd College actively encourages students to travel 
and study abroad in general, Comparative Cultures is espe- 
cially Intent on providing this exposure to the students of 
their collegium. 

The Collegium of Comparative Cultures seeks to pro- 
mote an understanding of the breadth of human cultural 
achievements through languages, area studies, anthropol- 
ogy, International business, and related disciplines. And, what 
better means of gaining 'cultural understanding than through 
living and studying abroad? Most majors in this collegium 
spend at least one semester, or a whole year, abroad study- 
ing in one of the many exchange programs offered through 
International Education or outside organizations. 

One always dreams about traveling and living abroad, 
but when it actually comes down to taking the final step, the 
whole thing can seem a bit daunting. 

Nicole St. Hilaire, a Spanish and Business Management 
major, spent a year abroad, In Seville, Spain, submerging her- 
self in the Spanish language and culture. After seven years 
of studying Spanish grammar and vocabulary, she was ready 
to make the move and put her knowledge to practice. Before 
actually leaving though, Nicole remembers, "I had mixed feel- 
ings about going to live with people I had never met 
before. ..speaking Spanish all the time." 

Sometimes, not speaking the native language can prove 
to be a fun experience In itself. As explained by Alyssa Chazey, 
an anthropology major who spent some time in Quebec City, 
Canada, "Quebec City is all French but seeing that I didn't 
speak a word of French it was all Interesting" Hot speaking 
the native language is just one of the many issues students 
come up against when living in a new environment. 

"Public transportation was hard to get used to," says 
Danielle Englehart, a Spanish major who spent last spring in 
Costa Rica. Danielle also remembers, "I was excited, but scared 
[about going] because I never knew anybody there." After 
studying and living in a place though, you eventually settle in 
and adjust to the new environment and lifestyle. Most people 
make friends, sometimes even friends for life, others meet 
the man of their dreams (or not) or even make Important life 
decisions as Danielle did. "[Being In Costa Rica] made me 
realize that I want to continue studying Spanish and prob- 
ably live in Central America" she says, "I loved it that much." 

Studying abroad can be a challenge, but it can also be 
an eye opening experience; one most people will never forget. 
As this year's Comparative Cultures graduating class de- 
parts , many of these students will take with them the ever- 
lasting memories of their various experiences abroad. 

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International Business major, Nadjt Kirby. enjoys 
refreshments at an African American Society 
meeting Being in multicultural and leadership clubs 
such as this complimented her major quite well. 
photo by Brian Redar 

Senior Spanish majors. Nicole St. Hilaire. 
Danielle Engtehart Katrina Berg, and Jessica 
Cook, enjoy a dinner out with Professor Gavilan 
and Professor Melchor after the Spanish Honors 
Society Induction Ceremony. Groups such as this 
honor seniors who have worked very hard in their 
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show, which is usually 
displayed in the Elliott 
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her eight foot tall oil 
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Arthur Skinner for showing unusual talent and productivity and acting as a stimulus, example, and 
creative leader within the Art Department. Jill also recieved the "Robert O. Hodgell Award, " which recognizes 
an individual who shows "a willngness to subordinate one's own ego to the discipline of the craft, and 
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With the dawning of the new millenium, it has become 
more and more apparent that science will play a bigger role in 
our lives than ever before. With the application of new tech- 
nology, creating things not even imagined twenty years ago 
(miracle drugs like Viagra and genetic engineering like Dolly, 
just to name a few), science is reaching a new height in the 
twenty-first century. Undoubtedly the students of today will 
play a big part in these new advancements. Who knows, a 
student here at Eckerd may discover the cure for cancer or 
create something to make everyone's lives much easier. 

There are 110 Natural Science majors in the graduat- 
ing class this year. These seniors have a variety of options 
available to them concerning their future and they are work- 
ing hard to ensure they make the choices that are in their 
best interests. Some of these students, such as Kendra 
Brown, a biology major, will pursue further studies. Others 
are waiting to make a decision about their future plans. Katie 
Moor, a computer science major, has received the Physical 
Sciences Consortium that will fund her doctoral pursuit for 
the next six years. 

The graduates have a w\de range of opinions on the 
advancement that science will make in the future. Moor says, 
" I foresee 'smart houses' becoming very popu\ar. In 'smart 
houses' every appliance in the house can be attached to a 
network and controlled from everywhere the owner has a net- 
work access." James Christensen, a pre-med and philosophy 
major, believes that, "Most diseases we know today, includ- 
ing cancer and heart disease will be cured through genetic 
engineering and gene replacement therapy." 

The future is wide open for all the senior science ma- 
jors and we will watch and wish them luck as they help to 
make our world a better, healthier place for everyone. 

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having fun while taking 
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Senior Physics major, Jason Nydick, uses 
magnetic NMR spectroscopy to analyze solon 
for carbon bonds in the lab. photo by Leigh Lewis 

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Senior Math major, Denise Mason, tutors Jennifer Lintz and Casey Tyler. Seniors are often hired fay 
professors in their collegiums as lab assistants and tutors. This allows them to share the knowledge they 
have gained in their years at Eckerd with those upcoming students in their field, photo by Leigh Lewis 














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n the lab. The lab facilities of Eckerd College are very important to many students complain about the ease of finding resources in the campus library, it does prove to be useful for 
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Senior Physics major, Ofir Garcia, assists Jennie Collier and Shannon Nul, 

with a difficult physics problem on their homework assignment, photo by Leigh Lei 




Biology and Environmental Studies senior. Mac Hollan jams on his bass at 
Kappa Karnival. Music is one way that students try to deal with the stress incurred 
by being a science major at Eckerd College, photo by Jessica Green 



Senior Chemistry major. Alison Knefely. attends the STD/ AIDS forum. As a 
Chemistry major, lectures such as this one can be both helpful and informative 
for ones own personal or academic knowledge photo by Nick Gault 



Physics major. Jonathan Birnbaum, toys around 
with some ancient physics equipment located in the 
Sheen Science Building hallway, photo by Leigh Lewis 




Computer Science seniors. Eric Roden and Brandon Huff, work on the programing for 
their senior thesis projects in the advanced scientific computing lab. Computer Science 
majors have access to the computers in these labs to complete their assignments, photo by 
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Although being a double major 
does not directly include extra course 
fees, the time, effort and financial costs 
of pursuing a double major add up.Yearly 
tuition fees cover up to ten courses and 
one short term. Whereas the average 
student takes four courses per semes- 
ter, double majors often take their maxi- 
mum five courses per semester, or worse 
yet four in one semester and six in the 
other! 

Depending on the courses taken, 
four per semester can prove quite a 
challenge, six is a recipe for stress. One 
double major stated, "Just when I feel 
like I'm getting caught up with one ma- 
jor, the other shows up with more work." 
Undoubtedly, double majors need to in- 
corporate good time management skills 
to stay at pace with their studies, es- 
pecially when a social life and extracur- 
ricular activities are added. 

Additional costs enter the picture 



through means such as course over- 
loads, eummer classes and those oh so 
exorbitant book expenses. How does 
$523.59 sound for one semester's 
books? Crazy? Unbelievable? Well, that 
was what one double major had to pay 
for books for the past spring semester. 
Surprisingly this may be an average book 
expense for a double major. 

If for some reason, a double ma- 
jor can not fit all of his or her courses 
into the school year, they may be re- 
quired to take summer classes. Not only 
does this bear the downfall of taking 
away the student's summer, but it also 
requires forking out additional dough. 

While it is possible to be a double 
major and not pay any additional tu- 
ition fees, the costs to ones health and 
well being, as well as, the cost for addi- 
tional books and supplies, does add up 
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Spanish double major. Rachel Fia Fuselier. Rachel did this in addition to all of her 
work for her senior art show. She managed to balance a very hectic schedule of 
both a double major and full time job. photo courtesy of Rachel Fia Fuselier 

Anthropology and Environmental Sciences double major. Christina Lebar. attempts 
to peel apart a frozen t-shirt at Singled Out. Events such as this help the students 
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Eckerd stands apart 
from most colleges in that 
students can have just 
about any kind of pet they 
want living on campus with 
them. In any dorm, residents 
can have a pet, as long as it 
is small enough to live in a 
cage. This includes every- 
thing from fish, to birds, to 
hamsters and gerbils, and 
even snakes or iguanas. 

If a student owns a 
larger pet, such as a dog or 
cat, that they wish to keep 
with them on campus, they 
must live in one of the two 
designated pet dorms. These 
are Kappa and Zeta com- 
plexes. This can be a down- 
fall because it limits the 
choices the pet-owners have 
for living space. They can not 
upgrade to the nicer dorms 
such as Nu and Omega. 

Living with pets can be 
nice, but it takes a lot of time 
and responsibility. For the 
busy student, it may not be 
the best idea. Making time 
for walks, feedings, and vet 



appointments amidst a 
crazy class and co-curricu- 
lar schedule can be quite dif- 
ficult. It is worth it though 
for many students because 
the rewarding love they re- 
ceive in return from their 
pets is irreplacable. 

For those who do not 
own a 'pet, but live in a pet 
dorm or have a roommate 
with a pet, pets on campus 
can cause problems, 'dome 
find that their pet-owning 
roommate does a lousy job 
taking care of their dog or 
cat. Out of concern for the 
animal those individuals wind 
up picking upthe slack. Bark- 
ing and meowing are other 
complaints made by some 
non-pet owners. 

Despite its downfalls, 
the freedom to have pets on 
campus is a privilege that 
Eckerd students should ap- 
preciate, as many schools do 
not allow any form of pet, big 
or small, to reside in the 
dorms. 

By Michelle Allen 



Lauren Swanson shows off her 
African Gray Parrot. Chico. Birds 
such as this can be kept in any 
dorm room. Those with clipped wings 
often travel around with their owners. 
Birds can be pleasant, but their 
tendency to chirp can be a nuisance 
to some students residing in the same 
locality, photo by Antonia Pataco 

Amanda Mclver of Darwin house 
plays with her pet ferret. Squirley. 
Smaller pets such as this can reside 
in any dorm on campus with students, 
so long as they technically are kept in 
a cage, photo by Leigh Lewis 





Amanda Pollitt and Jennifer 
Kostecke bathe Jennifer's dog. 
Bosco. outside of Zeta. Having a dog 
means a large amount of responsibility 
and finding time to do such things as 
bathing and feeding it photo by Amy 



Antonia Pataco s cat. M.J.. makes 
elf comfortable in Antonia ' s clean 
clothing. Pets can add warmth to any 
nd provide hours of love to the 
owner. They do like to get into trouble 
at times though and require lots 
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Roger Clemens helps 

the New York 

Yankees beat the 

Atlanta Braves in 

four games to 

win the 1999 

World Series. 



The Dallas Stars capture the 
Stanley Cup with Brett Hull's 
game-winning goal in triple 
overtime. 





Although Andre 
Agassi loses to 
Pete Sampras 
in the 1999 
Wimbledon 
Championship, 
he finishes the 
year ranked #1. 



Mia Hamm and 
Brandi Chastain 
lead the team 
in a 5-4 narrow, 
penalty-kick 
victory over 
China to win 
the Women's 
World Cup. 



Tiger Woods' 
PGA Tour winning 
streak comes to 
an end when he 
is beaten at the 
Buick Invitational. 




Tb^Winston Cup 
Series Champion, 
Dale Earnhardt, wins 
three times 
in 1999. 




In sports, it was a year for firsts. 

Forty million viewers tuned in to watch 

the U.S. Women's Soccer Team triumph 

over China and Tiger Woods win six 

straight PGA tournaments. The Dallas 

Stars became the first team since the 

1994 New York Rangers to win both the 

President's Trophy and the Stanley Cup 

in the same season. In addition. Lance 

Armstrong overcame a bout with cancer 

to win his first Tour de France. 



Chicago Cubs' right 
fielder Sammy Sosa 
hammered out a big 
63 homeruns in 



Quarterback Kurt Warner 
leads the Rams to a 23-16 
victory over the Tennessee 
Titans in Super Bowl XXXIV. 



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The year 2000 was greeted with celebrations across the globe, including a fantastic fireworks dispiat 
Eiffel Tower and religious ceremonies in Jerusalem. Looking back on 1999, we see a year filled with hope for 
the future, but also a year plagued by war and natural disaster. The conflict in Serbia kept the world on the 
edge of its seat, while earthquakes, tornadoes and winter storms focused our attention on international 
relief efforts. In 1999-2000, we also said goodbye to some of the world's most beloved celebrities including 
John F. Kennedy Jr., Walter Payton and Charles Schulz. 



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The century came to a close with an upsurge of 
natural disasters. Hurricane Floyd caused $4.2 billion 
worth of damage on the East Coast while snowstorms 
crippled regions of the Northeast and Midwest. 
Internationally, earthquakes killed thousands in Turkey, 
Columbia and Taiwan. 



MILLENNIU M 

While some stockpiled Y2K supplies and 
safeguarded their computers against the 
"millennium bug," others rang in the new 
century with fireworks, parties and 
religious celebrations. While merchandise 
branding the date 01.01.00 filled stores, 
millennium countdown clocks were seen 
everywhere from billboards to post offices. 



GOODBYE 



DISCOVERY 

The Hubble Telescope, Earth's 

orbiting eye to the 

heavens, beamed back 

pictures of new planets and 

nebulas, while kinks in the 

NASA Mars Polar Lander 

mission delayed hopes of 

discovering more about the 

mysterious red planet. 



As we said goodbye to the century, we also said 
goodbye to some of the world's most beloved 
celebrities. John F. Kennedy Jr. was killed in a 
private plane crash while Charles Schulz passed 
away on the night before his last "Peanuts" comic 
strip was to be published in Sunday papers around 
** orts legends Walter Payton, Joe 
Tom Landry also left us this year. 



MUSIC 




BACKSTREET BOYS 

The Backstreet Boys 
release their smash 
album "Millennium" and 
take home the 1999 
American Music Award® 
for Favorite Pop/Rock 
Band/Duo/Group. 



JENNIFER LOPEZ 

Latina actress and 
singer Jennifer Lopez 
debuts her pop album 
"On the 6" scoring a 
dance hit with "If You 
Had My Love." 



FAITH HILL/TIM MCGRAW 

The country couple both 
receive nominations at 
the 1999 American Music 
Awards. Faith Hill's album 
"Breathe" debuts at #1 
on the Billboard Top 200. 



RICKY MARTIN 

"Livin' La Vida Loca" 
and "She's All I Ever 
Had" take Ricky's 
first English album 
multi-platinum. 



BRITNEY SPEARS 
"Boy Bands" and Latin superstars lead the 1999-2000 music scene. 'N SYNC 
and Backstreet Boys keep fans screaming for their good looks and slick dance 
moves. Ex-Menudo vocalist Ricky Martin wows audiences with his first English 
album, and actress/singer Jennifer Lopez scores big with her own first album 
"On the 6." The biggest success story of the year, however, is former 
Mouseketeer Britney Spears' meteoric rise to fame via her debut LP "...Baby 
One More Time." 



These cool cowgirls continue to enjoy 
the success of their breakthrough 
album "Wide Open Spaces." 



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hand at parenting to 
impress Joey Lauren 
Adams. Co-stars 
include Cole and 
Dylan Sprouse and 
SNL buddy Rob 
Schneider. 



Returning as 007, 
Pierce Brosnan 
and beauty 
Denise Richards 
carry on the Bond 
legacy in this 19th 
installment 
of the films. 



Brendan Fraser stars 
as a soldier in the 
Foreign Legion who 
helps unearth a 
wicked curse in 
turn-of-the-century 

Egypt. 




Richard Gere 

and 

Julia Roberts 

reunite in this 

heartwarming 

love story 

about a skittish 

bride-to-be. 




Incredible special effects and kung-fu fighting make 

this sci-fi thriller an instant classic. Keanu Reeves 

trained for months to pull off moves like this. 

George Lucas makes history again with the 
1999 release of "Star Wars: Episode 1 - The 
Phantom Menace." Star Wars fans waited in line 
days before the premiere in hopes of being one 
of the first to see the prequel. 

"10 Things I Hate About You," a remake of 
The Taming of the Shrew, introduces newcomer 
Julia Stiles as a high school student who 
presents a challenge to her suitor Heath Ledger. 
Keanu Reeves stars as a 21st century hacker 
in "The Matrix." This ground-breaking science 
fiction film excites audiences with computer- 
generated effects and superbly choreographed 
fight scenes. 




Natalie Portm 
Liam Neeson, an 
Ewan McGregor 
star in the highly 
anticipated prequel 
to the original Star 
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In a "Party of Five" spin-off, 
Jennifer Love Hewitt's character, 
Sara, moves from San Francisco 
to New York, striking out on her 
own in search of love, success 
and her estranged father. 



Julianna Marguilies, winner of four 
consecutive Emmy nominations 
for her role as head nurse, Carol 
Hathaway, enjoys the fifth season, 
with the rest of the "E.R." cast. 



WHO WANTS TO BE 
A MILLIONAIRE 
Contestants, chosen by a call-in 
selection process, compete to win 
increasing amounts of money up 
to $1,000,000. Regis Philbin coins 
the phrase of the year with 
"Is that your final answer ?" 



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As the leadoff series on NBC's "Must 
See TV" lineup, "Friends" continues 
to enjoy ratings success after six 
seasons, reaching an audience of 
23.5 million people each week. 



STARK RAVING MAD 
Neil Patrick Harris (Ooogie Howser, 
m.d.) stars as Henry McNeely, a 
young book editor who is thrust into 
the chaotic, and often hilarious, 
world of a bestselling horror writer. 



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Featuring cast members Jessica 
Biel and Barry Watson, the WB 
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variety of shows, many of them teen-oriented. 
The WB Network led the way with "Buffy the 
Vampire Slayer," "Dawson's Creek" and new- 
comers, "Roswell" and "Popular." Jennifer 
Love Hewitt ventured out on her own, tackling 
the concrete jungle of New York City in 
'Time Of Your Life." Animated sitcom 
"The Simpsons" remained popular 
while cartoonist Matt Groening's 
newest series, "Futurama," gained a 
wider audience. Finally, talk show 
personality Regis Philbin crossed over 
to game shows asking the country, 
"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" 



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Freshmen Jarrid Dotterer and 

Jason Ruth crash in the upstairs 
Dalton lounge. Dorm lounges are a 
great place for residents to hang 
out, watch television, have meetings, 
and even catch up on some Zs, that 
is if you are a very sound sleeper. 
photo courtesy of Lindsey Kraatz 

Freshman Molly Rockamann 

speaks on the phone in her Gershwin 
room. Each dorm room is equipped 
with its own phone line. Students 
have their own long distance codes 
for making calls out of the St. 
Petersburg area, and free voice mail 
service is also available to all residents. 
photo courtesy of Molly Rockamann 

Jarrid Dotterer plays on his computer in Epsilon. Although the campus 
provides computers in each of the complex lounges, many students prefer to 
have their own personal computers for the convenience of working out of their 
rooms, and to avoid any wait time on the computers available for all residents 
of each complex. Each room also has an ethernet hookup for faster on-line 
communication and to keep the phone lines free, photo by Angela Guyadeen 




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Jessica Ackerman 

Lonnie Ayer-Ziegler 

Nancy Bernhardt 



Janice Blumenthal 

Thomas Buhite 

Lynnea DeHaan 






Students Emily 
Bogart, Gavin 
Schilling, and 
Sarah Lang 

hang out in down 
stairs Gersh, 
a substance ft 
dorm. Despit 
the fact that thi 
is a substanc 
free dorm 
dents can attest 
that they do not 
all lead sub- 
stance free life- 
styles, photo by 
Tracy- Ann Lamont 



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Leah Kosmitis and Andrea Hornt- 
vedt show the affection they have 
developed for one another as Alpha 
residents, photo by Angela Guyadeen 



Gandhi House Front Row (L to R): Lonnie Ayer-Ziegler, Lynnea DeHaan, 
Samantha Newkirk. Second Row: Holly Sweat, Heather Morse, Nicole Forbis. 
Elizabeth Kraus. Back Row: Nancy Benhardt, Jennifer Collier, Tanya Fisher, Lis? 
DeRoche, Sara Pregracke, RA Kayla Hindman, Jessica Ackerman, Melissa Barrow. 



Elizabeth 
Kraus Jean 
Gabin. Inigo 
O r ban ej a . 
Thomas 
Baster. and 
Alex Frates 
watch a football 
game between 
Barcelona and 
Chelsea in the 
Alpha Complex 
Lounge. These 
lounges are a 
great place for a 
large group of 
friends to get 
together for such 
actiuities. photo 
by Tracy-Ann 
Lamuni 




Bethany Elliott 

Tanya Fisher 

Samantha Goresh 

Amanda Howey 



Diana Huestis 

John Karczewski 

Brett Kaydo 



Alpha residents. Eric Laux and Katherine Hoch. goof around in Gershwin 
Residents always need to take time to have fun and get their mind off of their 
studies, photo by Angela Guyadeen 



Alpha residents. Anne Holth 
Crystal vonHoldt and Jennie 

Palm, enjoy a warm afte 

out in Alpha's courtyard. Food 
breaks were often taken in the lounges 
and outside, photo by Antonia Pataco 




Hristiana Krastanova 
Elizabeth Kraus 



Brian Laird 
Eric Laux 




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Mill House Front Row (L to R): Tracie Eckert, Katie Hoch, Jana Laurin, 
Brianna Waterman, Johnna Gonzalez. Second Row: Andrea Horntvedt, 
Leah Kosmitis, Derric Davenport, Brett Kaydo, T.J. Buhite, Ezequiel 
Genova. Third Row: Casey Tyler, Sian Piper, Brad Fountain, Kim Matot. 
Fourth Row: Kristen Jeffries, RA Adam Day, Gracson Morris, Ryan 
Peseckas, Brian Laird. Back Row: Stan Duitsman, Mark McLaughlin. 



Pretty much anyone who wants to live 
in a substance free dorm can do so... as long 
as they remain substance free while they live 
there. Generally, people who choose to live in 
a substance free dorm want to live comfort- 
ably; free from the distractions of an envi- 
ronment rife with alcohol. Some base their 
decisions on their allergies, others on their 
aversion to the horrible smell of smoke, and 
others simply on their desire to avoid seeing 
people drunk or trashed. 

The atmosphere around a substance 
free dorm tends to be more low key, quiet, 
cleaner, and lets students do what they have 
come to do, whether it is to study, relax, or 
come home to get some rest. "You don't have 
to worry about beer bottles, crap on the 
floors, and it's certainly not as noisy," said 




Bethany Elliot, a resident of Gershwin. 

Now the question is, if you don't do sub- 
stances, such as alcohol, drugs, or smoking, 
why stay in a non substance-free dorm 1 ? 
People generally said that as long as it isn't 
around them, they don't have a problem with 
it. Erica Peth said, "I tend to lead a sub- 
stance free life, but I don't need to specify 
living that way. I am so determined myself 
to be substance free, that it doesn't mater 
who I surround myself with." 

Some would say that it is more fun be- 
ing in a substance dorm than in a substance 
free dorm. You get to see free, live entertain- 
ment of drunkenness in the convenience and 
comfort, of your own dorm. This, of course, is 
open to debate 

r3y Lauren Swanson 



Jana Laurin 
Kristen Lipscomb 
Emily Morganstein 
Gracson Morris 



Gershwin House Front Row (L to R): Raimondo Cortelli, Jerry Carnes, Claude 
Smith, Bethany Elliott, Crystal Vonholdt, Emily Bogart. Second Row: Drew 
O'Hara, Mark Taylor. Back Row: Phil Cranford, Marc Vicelli, John Karczewski, 
Eric Laux, Molly Rockamann, Tracy-Ann Lamont, Laura McCarthy, Diana 
Huestis, Amanda Howey, RA Andrew Richardson, Bradley Buck. 




Samanta Newkirk 
Inigo Orbaneja 
Sarah Pregracke 



Molly Rockamann 
Casey Tyler 
Marc Vicelli 




Cristin Ashmankas 

Rafe Banks 

Melanie Brady 

Theresa Byrnes 

Rebecca Day 

Joyce DiGuglielmo 

Michael Fedder 

Amalia Fernand 

Michael Franco 

Alexis Goldstein 

Julianna Greenwalt 

Angela Guyadeen 

Tyler Hudon 

Laura Jacobs 




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Beta resident. Angela Guyadeen. prepares to swing the bat at an intramural 
baseball game. Intramurals help create a sense of dorm and complex unify 
among their residents along with some fun competition, photo by Jessica Green 




Dante House Front Row (L to R): Martin Young, Julianna Greenwalt, 
Mark Mueller, Angela Guyadeen, Alisa Mazzocchi. Second Row: 
Chris Johnston, RA Jonathan Cole, Joe Roberts, Julie Legg, RaeAnn 
Alt. Back Row: Adam Farmer, Richard Klein, Lorna Fountain, 
Thomas Lendrihas, Brandy Ingram, Jill Jordan, Derek Sawyer, Katie 
Morrison, Scott Graham, Ryan Miller. Mark Oakes. Kjetil Jansen. 



Katie Morrison 
and Scott Gra- 
ham of Dante 
enjoy sunny wea- 
ther and good food 
at the Beta Ba: 
beque. which re 
placed Beta Tropics. 
Dorm functions 
such as this, were a 
great way for resi 
dents to get to 
know one another 
better, photo by 
Adrian Stewart 




Kjetil Jansen 
Jill Jordan 
Julie Legg 

Jennifer Lintz 



Farah Mathres 
Kimberly Mayette 
Casey McDonough 

Amanda Mclver 



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Kennedy House Front row (L to R): Brendan Sheehan, 
Mike Franco. Back Row: Dustin Johnson, Rudy Peseckas, Jeff 
Ottmann, RA Ewan Smith, Jason Ness, Glenn Allsop. 

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One of the hardest things for freshman to get used to 
during their first year at college is living with someone in a 
small room. Your roommate may bejust like you or quite dif- 
ferent from you. Whatever the case — you have to live with 
someone and all their habits. Housing has the very hard job 
of pairing students together based on limited information. 
The students whom are paired together may turn out to be 
best friends for life or not get along one bit. 

Theresia Buchholz, a sophomore, met a friend in West- 
ern Heritage her freshman year. During the second semes- 
ter that year, they moved in together and although she has 
since moved, Theresia has remained great friends with her 
old roommate. Another student, Amy Barrios, currently a 
sophomore, has kept the same roommate she was paired 
with her freshman year. Amy and her roommate are best 
friends and share many of the same interests. There are 
many students who are paired with someone they have a lot 
in common with and the friendships they create can last a 
lifetime. 

Some students, on the other hand, are not so lucky. 
One student, who wished to remain anonymous, says, " My 
roommate experience was a nightmare." The two students 
actually came from the same high school and choose to at- 
tend the same school but grew apart after living together. 
Now they rarely even talk. Other students have had incidents 
with roommates involving fighting, stealing, and rudeness. 

These are but some of the ups and downs of having a 
college roommate, proving that they can be both a blessing 
and a curse. Whatever the case though, roommates are an 
essential part of the college 'experience! 

F3y Ashley Hopson 




Roommates Chase Brooks and David Page battle it out for the rights of 
their room. While roommate problems rarely come to blows, many frez 
had a rude awakening this year when they discovered the difficulties of liuing 
with someone with different habits and expectations, photo by Jessica Green 

Darwin House Front Row (L to R): RA Leigh Lewis, Kristin Lofgren, Leah Fallone, 
Stephanie Guter, Gina Nelson. Second Row: Vanessa Paviglaniti. Laura Jacobs & 
Piper, Amanda Mclver & Squirely, Melanie Neale, Kimberly Mayerte, Luciana Bessa 
Mesquita, Joyce DiGuglielmo. Back Row: Kate Heilman, Maria Stonecipher, Cori 
Thompson, Denise Mason, Chrissy Carlton, Jennifer Lintz, Tami Shadduck. 



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Roommates Jennifer Stafford and 
Jessica Lydon work in their room. 
Sitting on opposite ends of the couch. 
they are proof that even people with 
uery different interests can find a way 
to co-exist, photo by Jessica Green 



RAs Ewan Smith and Phil Dostie 

man the grill at the Beta Barbeque. 
With complex parties at a minimum. 
Beta residents held their own get- 
together, photo by Adrian Stewart 



Carrie McKendry 
Dexter McShine 
Luciana Mesquita 
Ryan Miller 
Katie Morrison 
Ryan Morse 
Mark Mueller 

Sean Murphy 
Mark Oakes 
Osmar Pinto-Neto 
Brian Redar 
Bret Sachter 
Jordan Sanford 
Derek Sawyer 

Adrian Stewart 
Maria Stonecipher 
Oliver Subasinghe 
Corrine Thompson 
James Williams 
Yukiko Yamagi 
Max Zetterstn 



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Gina Aliberti 

Ashley Barabas 

Amanda Buchanan 



Jennifer Lintz types a paper on her 
laptop in front of her closet that 
she has decorated with cards from 
friends and family. This is one way to 
spice up the bare closet doors of the 
dorms and feel closer to those at 
home, photo by Angela Guyadeen 



Kevin Dickson 

Elizabeth Frankenfeld 

Maureen Gardner 

Amanda Goeller 

Celia Hinebaugh 



Abigail Huitt 

Vera Jones 

Eve Krot 

Monica Luoto 

Angela Maitner 



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When Eckerd students arrive at college, 
their rooms are pre- designed. All of the 
rooms look the same and have the same fur- 
niture. . . that is, until the students move in. 
The decoration and arrangement of each 
room blooms into an extension of the Inhab- 
itants. How many different ways can two 
desks, two dressers, and two beds be rear- 
ranged in an 11 x 16 dorm room? 

Students have come up with a solu- 
tion to these cookie-cutter rooms. They make 
their rooms their own through unique styles 
of decoration. Posters are a standard, first 
step into the personalization of the rooms. 
From that stems any number of two-dimen- 
sional wall decorations. Beer boxes, photos, 
paintings, articles and ads from magazines, 
and (for those willing to repaint at the end 
of the year) flat-out repainting have been 
some basic exhibits of the next level beyond 
the typical poster. A common way to cover 
walls, ceilings, or windows is to make use of 
tapestries. An alternate to actual repaint- 
ing is to mix tide with water and use that as 
paint. When black lights are put on these 
designs, they come to life. One roommate 
pair in Henderson took glow-in-the-dark peel 
away paint and splattered the walls, com- 
bined with a black light; this lended an awe- 
some effect. 

Lighting can make or break a room. Very 
few rooms make use of the bright, institu- 
tional lights provided in the dorms. People get 
hallogen lamps, colored light bulbs, and black 
lights to make the rooms more cozy. The fix- 




Knox House Front (L to R): Tim 
Wernicke. Second Row: Jim 
McGinley. Raeni Ware, Patrick 
Nugent, Ashley Hopson, Kristen 
McCauley, Antje Becker. Back 
Row: Nicole Nicolaisen, Randy 
Cline, Teresa Collins, Diana Pfeifle, 
Chris Contardo, Ted Fletcher, 
Andrew Lampert, Vera Jones, 
Laura Weinberger, Krishna Patzer. 

tures that house these lights range from 
floor lamps to hand-made desk lamps, and 
reflect the personalities of the owners. 
Christmas lights are also a big hit with 
Eckerd students. They come in purple, blue, 
white, and, the ever classic, multicolored. 

Many students choose to just rear- 
range the furniture. Lofting the beds is a 
typical "first step." People have been known 
to put the mattresses on the f loor a nd ma ke 
use of the bed frames as tables, or to bunk 
the beds. They've built lofts and added 
couches and chairs, but, of course, it's all up 
to the creative geniuses that live in each 

room on campus 

F3y Candis Carmichael 



Freeman House Front Row (L to R): Julie Zollmann, Katherine Court, Jeannie 
Hunter, Fredericka Murray, Borko Amulic, Tyler Klaskow, Sarah Schaill. 
Second Row: Kevin Dickson, Mike Myers, Garvin Sealy, Moe Gardner, Amanda 
Buchanan, Andy O'Connor, Wes Crile, Joe Lieser, James Hardifer. Back 
Row: Hank Green, Jason Allen, Lacey Phillips, Becky Hooper, Angie Maitner, 
John Diedrich, Josh Keats. 



Christy Price and Madeline Franco 

of Wilson, stop to chat in the hallway. Living . 

offers many opportunities to get to know new people 

and make life long friends, photo by Angela Guyadeen 

Newton House Front Row (L to R): Kate Bender, Maria Janusz, Joe Woelfle, 
Sarah Wickham. Second Row: Jaime Bell, Holly Allen, Shannon North, Ruth 
Costley, Isabel Church. Third Row: Erica Good, Dave Taylor, Nkomo Lake, Meg 
Beiter. Fourth Row: Will Dozier, RA Eric Gadol, Tommy Wood, Tom Witzgall, 
Chris Brooks. Back Row: Ray Pelchat, Justin Crotty, Sam Goodwill, Dana Schwab. 




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Jim Koch and Becky Robidoux 

sit outside on a couch residents put 
out on the walkway between Freeman 
and Wilson. Many dorms pull the 
couches outside to give them a nice 
place to sit and chat, read, smoke, or 
party, photo by Angela Guyadeen 



Lindsey Kraatz sits up on her lofted bed and talks on 
the phone with a friend. To spice up the white washed 
walls that surround her sleeping space, which also doubles 
as a nice place for studying, she had clipped pages from 
magazines and hung them along with cards and postcards. 
For those economically minded students, magazines can 
be a great decorating resource, photo by Angela Guyadeen 




Katherine Mcintosh 
Gaia Meigs-Friend 
Lauren Mindermann 
Kelsie Reader 



Wilson House Front Row (L to R): Ashley Barabas, Amanda Goeller. Ruthie 
Reid, Abigail Huitt, Alissa Quistorff . Second Row: Stacy Murdock, Gaia Meigs- 
Friend, Gretchen Ziemer, Yvonne Franco, Jane Ireland, Lisa Rowe, Lauren 
Waters. Back Row: Erica Chaney, Kim Mortimer, Elizabeth Frankenfeld, 
Eve Krot, Kelsie Reader, Dawn Delo, Brooke Lacey, LaVonne Rineholt. 




Darlene Saindon 
Decorah Valier 
Gretchen Ziemer 









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Ibsen roommates. 
Rebecca Lift- 
man and Rachel 
Nohlgren, pose 
in front of their 
decorated 
doorway. To spice 
up the doors to 
their rooms. 
sometimes stu- 
dents wall paper 
them using gift 
wrap. And of 
course no door is 
complete 
without a dry 
erase board so 
visitors can leave 
a noter when 
residents are 
away, photo by 
Angela Guyadeen 



The seven primary 
complexes on campus were 
originally built as temporary 
housing, despite this, they 
are still as they were forty 
years ago. Oberg is the one 
exception to this. After be- 
ing burnt down last year, it 
was remodeled, with suite- 
like rooms on the eecond 
f\oorand regular dorm rooms 
on the first floor. Similar 
renovations are being plann- 
ed for the rest of the dorms 
on campus, starting with 
Kappa and Zeta. 

before this can hap- 
pen, there needs to be an- 
other new building to house 
the students that would be 
displaced with the closing of 
a complex. The plan is to build 
a building with similarities to 
Nu and Omega. This new 
building will be raised within 
the next three years. While 
the location has not yet been 
finalized, both Dean Miller 
and Myles bowman have ex- 
pressed interest in the area 
on the reverse side of Zeta 
Pond. Dean Miller explained 
that this is the most solid 
spot, and it will not obstruct 



too many existing views. 

The interior construc- 
tion of the remaining com- 
plexes will be variations of 
Oberg. More variety will pro- 
vide students with a greater 
number of options when de- 
ciding where they want to live. 
There will be three different 
levels of living. The first will 
include a lot of common 
space, pretty much the way 
the dorms are now. This is 
important because, accord- 
ing to Dean Tom Miller, 
"Freshmen cannot live in 
something like Omega. They 
need the community of the 
other dorms to meet as 
many people as possible their 
first year here." 

The next two levels of 
living become less community 
oriented and more private. 
The second level would be 
similarto upstairs Oberg and 
Nu. The third level would be 
apartment style, like Omega. 
There will also be variety in 
the reconstruction of the 
complex lounges. Combina- 
tions and variations are the 
focus of all new construction. 

By Jessica Green 



Joshua Beauregard 

Henry Burroughs 

Shannon Coutinhe 



Alicia Craig 

Chetiva Dasanayake 

Blanca Garcia 




Delta resident. Lisa Saadi. reviews her phone bill in her 
room. Students did not receive their monthly phone bills 
during the spring semester due to changes that were made 
in the billing system. At the end of the year they received 
one long. huge. bill. They had to go over these thoroughly 
as there were many mistakes, photo by Anglea Guyadeen 






Patricia Greenberg 
John Michl 
Dawn Minas 
Rachel Nohlgren 
Leah Stallone 
Tara Thomas 



Copley Resident Adviser. Logan 
Lamping, works in the physics lab 
using a uoltage meter to measure 
electric current. RAs bear the huge 
responsibility of advising and assisting 
their residents, on top of their regular 
class schedules photo by Leigh Lewis 



Delta residents. Leah Stalone and 
Fiona Hopkins, take a break from 
studying to show their sense of humor. 
Residents of the same complex often 
become quite close and develop many 
jokes between themselves that last a 
lifetime, photo by Angela Guyadeen 




:bsen House Front Row (L to R): Rachel Nohlgren, Blanca Garcia, Rebecca 
Jttman. Second Row: Jessica Burns, Erica Ensminger, Brooke Watters, Ayumi 
3unaratnam, Rikki Craig. Third Row: Monica Carrasco, Karen MacDowell, 
Christina Home. Back Row: Jamie Allen, Julia Martin, Jennifer Bettridge. 
vlaegan Graslie. 



Josie Browning, the RA of James 
house, helps her freshmen residents 
move in during Autumn Term. The 
freshmen are some of the most 
demanding residents that the RAs 
have as they help them get adjusted 
to college life, photo by Jessica Green 



James House Front (L to R): Brad Wojcicki. Second Row: Scott Boney, 
Leah MacCarthy, Michelle Tomas, RA Josie Browning. Amanda Sampaio. 
Back Row: Rodney VanNesse, Vivien Balcker, Jennifer Kin' 
Dawn Minas, Eduarda Rezende. 






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The Eckerd campus is full of secret 
nooks and crannies in which students can 
study. While studying in your room may be 
the most practical and convenient, there are 
a lot of distractions in the dorm: phone calls, 
friends stopping by, and procrastination 
chores. "I can't study in my room" Jennifer 
Stafford explains, "It just helps to get out 
of the room where I can't get distracted. It 
also helps to have someone else to force you 
to focus on your work" 



Rebecca Cherkin 

Nameka Crittenden 

Alexander Dann 

Heather Darrah 



d>tudy Hideaways 

One place that is good to get away 
from dorm distraction is Zeta Beach. There 
is rarely anyone there, and the only distur- 
bance is the occasional passing of a boat or 
a fire ant crawling over your book. The entire 
beach goes under at high tide though, so this 
spot is not always ideal. Other study spots 
outside are the Kappa pavilion and the ham- 
mocks. 

Some people find that off campus pro- 
vides great studying as well. "I study at Waffle 



House" says Michael Szilagyi. "Eating helps 
and no one can come In my room and try to 
play video games while I'm studying." 

Most students claim that they study 
in the library, while others work in their rooms 
or the complex lounges. The Brown Hall and 
Commuter Lounges seem to very popular as 
well. Each student seems to find his or her 
own perfect study hideaway on or off cam- 
pus. 

F3y Jessica Green 

Mike Pelletier looks to see who is at the door as his 
Dalton roommate. James Armstrong, watches television. 
Distractions such as visitors and the TV can make studying 
in the dorms quite difficult, photo by Angela Guyadeen 



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Elisa De Jong 

Chandra Dreher 

Karl Evans 



Brittany Griffin 

Ashley Hopson 

Lindsey Kraatz 

Kimberly Landon 



Megan Macglashan 

Kristen McCoy 

Mary Mussett 

Michael Pelletier 



Blakely House Front Row (L to R): Christine Packard, Brittney Boone, Jeremy 
Rawson. Second Row: RA Travis Boroden, Ian Smith, Even Vella, Mike 
Tamulionis, Jimmy Heuglin. Back Row: Mathis Hodge, Jens Garberding, Nana 
Dua-Kyei, Tim Lin, Nick Hexum. 




Epslion resident. David Nicolella. 

also known as "Cricket" takes a study 
break and shows off his manly breasts 
to fellow residents as he jokingly plays 
dress up. Stress breaks such as this 
are important when studying in the 
dorms, they also allow students get 
to know one another on a whole new 
level, photo by Angela Guyadeen 



Decorah Valier studies at a picnic table in the academic quad. Picnic tables 
such as this one are a great place to prepare before, or in-between, classes 
while sitting outside: enjoying the beautiful weather, photo by Michelle Allen 






Dalton House Front Row (L to R): Mike Pelletier, James Armstrong, 

Alex Dann. Second Row: James DeBow, RA Amy Moir, Drew Thompson, 

Lindsey Kraatz, Jason Piantedosi, Laura Scherf, Steve Simpson, Megan ^TK 

MacGlashan, Kim Landon. Third Row: Frank Rizzo, Aaron White, 

Andrew Diamond, Seth Russell, Karl Evans. Back: Brett Olson, 



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Jason Piantedosi 
Brandon Roth 
Elizabeth Schaefer 



Laura Scherf 
Timothy Schwartz 
Steve Simpson 



Ian Smith 
Sheryl Weinstein 
Amanda Zion 



Justin Crotty. a commuter student, studies on campus in a complex lounge. Finding places 
on campus to study is harder for commuters who can not 'hideaway' in a room on campus. The 
many lounges on campus are great for this purpose, nonresidential students even have their own 
commuter student lounge in Brown Hall of the Hough Student Center, photo by Angela Guyadeen 




Douglas House Front (L to R): Kat Pichevin & Scorch. Second 
?ouj: Megan Berkau, Suzanne Judge, Heather Darrah, RA Megan 
3oye. Third Row: Shelly Kidd, Ashley Weller, Brittany Griffin, 
-Ilisa deJong, Rita Bowker. Fourth Row: Amy Blackburn, Lauren 
3esenhofer, Farryn Bowles, Tina Deford, Elizabeth Hillmann, Jennifer 
-evy, Katy Briggs. Back Row: Connie Webel, Allison Herron, Ali Pool. 




Epsilon residents Genienne Betts, 
Amy Blackburn, and Elisa De Jong 

enjoy Singled Out as they support 
their Epsilon co-resident Amanda Zion 
up on stage. On the weekends events 
such as this provide residents a chance 
to get out and do something fun 
together, photo by Amanda Howey 

Shelly Kidd. Heather Darral. Erin 
Anderson, and Ashley Weller enjoy 
the warm weather in the Epsilon 
courtyard. Friendly bonds are made by 
many of the residents of the same 
complex; such that then cannot step 
outside without meeting o fnnnliar face. 
photo by Antoni 



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Leighton House Front Row (L to R): Gareth Whiting, Megan Ehlers, Jason 
Foreman. Second Row: Jess Schaffer. Melissa Burlingame, Antonia Pataco & MJ, 
Steve Kottmann, Rebekah Fuller, Josh Holfeltz & Max. Third Row: Erica Peth, 
Lauren Swanson & Chico, Chrisri Bruce, Kim Fielder, Senti Heller. Back Row: Jon 
Silva, Chns Kennedy, Taylor Smith & Moose, Skip Bergren, RA Andrew Black. 



Kappa resident. Alex Wallace, listens intently to another Kappa resident as 
they have an intellectual conversation about reincarnation. Deep conversations 
such as this are a common occurrence in Kappa, photo by Jessica Green 




Kappa residents. Alex Shiplett. Samantha Isasi. Mike Szilagyi. 
Jabe Hammond, and Annji Greenwood enjoy spending time together in 
Morris House while playing "Circle of Death" a common drinking game among 
Eckerd students. Residents of Kappa like to hang out and party together in the 
same manner as any other college student, photo by Jessica Green 



Taylor Smith contemplates the 
meaning of life in the Kappa courtyard. 
This courtyard was once a place for 
the Kappa community to come 
together, photo by Antonia Pataco 



David Clark-Joseph 

Jeremy Clubb 

Megan Ehlers 

Rebekah Fuller 



Jessica Green 

Sentience Heller 

Amanda Hyman 

Jonathan Jorgensson 



Amanda Kolman 

William Minerich 

Masae Miyashita 

Nicole Monastesse 




Kappa residents. Shana Taylor and Katrina Berg, enjoy the festivities 
at Kappa Kanival. Held during the day this year so that it could take place in 
Kappa rather than in the Hough Center, the party was complete with 
a live student band out in the pavilion, photo by Jessica Green 



Obcrg House Front Row (L to R): RA Jaclyn Aloise, Nicci Monastesse. 
Second Row: Justin Pope, Gavin Schilling, Kaitlin James, Dara Kern, Kim 
Lucia, Zoe Heller, Meghann Shaffer, Masae Miyashita. Back Row: Ian 
Muller, Mike Hinsch, Stephanie Belanger, Jeff Smith, Jon Birnbaum, Matt 
Potter, Ryan Chodnicki, Taylor Phillips, Alex Chodnicki, Julien Perille. 




Scott House Front Row (L to R): Cari, Mandy Baxter, Wade Iwata, 
lessica Lydon, Chase Brooks. Second Row: Mike Insalaco, Gary Talarino, 
lohn Harrington, Caleb Steindam, Amanda Kolman, RA Megan 
(oenig. Back Row: Mike Szilagyi, Alex Shiplett, Dave Page, Brian Feyes. 





Joseph Pesek 
Erica Peth 
Matt Potter 



Gracie Rowland-Dunn 
Taylor Smith 
Caleb Steindam 



©0£§ Kappa f)£S£rV£ its Imputation? 



Does Kappa deserve its reputation? 
What reputation, you might ask. That is what 
most people are asking these days. There are 
stories of Kappa and what it used to be. One 
Kappa resident explains, "Everytime I tell 
someone I live in Kappa I get a look as if I'm a 
dirty hippie" But is it really the notorious 
complex of sex, drugs and rock and roll? 

"Not anymore. It used to be something, 
but now it's nothing," another Kappa resident 
claims as she remembers back to the years 
when Kappa stood out as a free-spirited 
complex apart from the others circling 
Edmunson Drive. 

A lot of students moved to Kappa 
thinking it was something that it was not. 
One resident said, "People are more uptight 
[in Kappa] than anywhere else. People come 
here thinking it would be awesome because 
of all the drum circles and parties and to- 
getherness, and in reality, it sucks." 

On the other hand, some residents still 
love it. The pet factor carries a lot of weight 
as far as who decides to live in Kappa. One 
student didn't want to move into Kappa be- 
cause of the so-called reputation, but she 



wanted her cat on campus. "I was willing to 
live here to have my cat with me, and now 
that I know the reputation is false, I love it 
here." 

Not all of the reputation of rebellious 
hippies is false; it is just that a majority of 
the residents in Kappa tend to care a lot 
about what is happening to them on campus 
and in the world. They are the ones to speak 
out and voice their disagreements to the ad- 
ministration. This gives Kappa a rebellious air, 
but it is only a few select people who really 
do go up against the administration. 

There used to be a Kappa community 
that was unlike any other complex. Unfortu- 
nately, the administration struck Kappa hard 
with rules and regulations this year. 

The Kappa community has diminished 
and any reputation that once existed does 
not any longer. There are still the typical 
"Kappa People," but there are also a lot of 
different students as well. With Oberg being 
redone, that building has brought in many 
non-kappa people, which has contributed to 
the disappearance of the wonderful commu- 
nity that once was. 




(appa residents. Dustin Hopkins and Alex Wallace, race against each 
ither on the obstacle course at Kappa Karniuai They showed their individuality 
>y wearing skirts in traditional Kappa spirit, photo by Jessica Green 



Kappa residents. Raphael Pinto and Jessica Green, show off their fun hats made 
residents of Kappa were in full force at this party they hosted, all having a great tirr. 



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As the Hiaasen guys do their dance with 
the lacrosse girls during the Hiaasen 
Bullshit Ballet, this all male dorm 
represents itself in its last year as such. 
Next year this second-to-last male dorm 
on campus will become co-ed with a 
female RA. This will be a huge change 
in both the scene in Hiaasen and Zeta 
in general, photo by Jessica Green 




Henderson House Front Row (L to R): Melanie Roberson, 
Adrienne Evans, RA Sandra Campanella, Kristen Griffith, 
Alaina Tomberlin & Breezy, Maryann Palermo & Brody, Decorah Valier. 
Second Row: Shannon Gray, Amber March, Jennifer Asher, Natty 
Schnitker, Julie Wurgate, Monica Meador. Back Row: Theresia 
Buchholz, Elizabeth DeVries, Cristin Kennedy, Candis Carmichael. 



Theresia Buchholz 

Candis Carmichael 

Paul Chalkias 



Lacey Phillips leads her dog Misty 
back to Zeta after he escaped from her 
room. Having pets on campus is a privilege 
limited to Zeta and Kappa residents. With 
this privilege, however, comes much 
responsibility, photo by Antonia Pataco 



Hiaasen House Fron( Row (L to R): Ziare Brown, Robert Penne; 
Mike Kolek, Collin Shields. Second Row: Richard Barter, Tim Sheridai 
Richard Nowakowski, Nick Binkoski, Paul Chalkias, John Coleman. 77iir 
Row: Greg Oschell, John Barker, Ryan Singleton, Horeesh Macarajan, R, 
Chris Matterson, Alpesh Patel, Ahrial Rivera. Back Row: Matthew Lukof 
Patrick Mungal, Andy Simmons, Joel Reed, Mike Garrison, Tony Hick: 
Tony Jc 



Kristin Chesnutt-Golden 

Elizabeth DeVries 

Kristen Griffith 



Megan Horst 

Naamah Kathawala 

Thomas Larrabee 



Chris Matterson 

Antonia Pataco 

Alaina Tomberlin 

Evonne Traffanstedt 

Antonia Vassileva 




Hubbard resident. Emily Morganstein, represents ht 
dorm as one of the editors for the Triton. By gettin 
Ived in such things, students who reside on campi 
gain more insight, as well as. provide insight aboi 
what goes on in residential life, photo by Brian Rede 




Hubbard House Front (L to R): Ben Young. Second Row: Emily 
Morganstein, Emily Imber, Karla Pedersen, Mandy Miller. Third Row: 
Kit Sergeant, Jennie Pacheco, Elise Sanders, Kelly O'Rourke. Fourth 
Row: Brendan Kennedy, Jesse Poole-vanSwol, Krisjans Streips. Back 
Row: Chris Russick, Misha Strumwasser, RA Jacob Wirz, Tom 
Larrabee, Richard Travers, Mike Quigley, Aleksandar Blazanovic, 
Atunaisa Raiyawa, Jon Shafer, Patrick Long, Jeff Sweetman. 




Kirby House Front Row (L to R): Megan Imler, Kate Meacham. 
Second Row: Mandy Guide, Megan Horst, Kitty Sillars & Scotty, Bill 
Gould, Ambar Rao, Katie Mills, Marino Andreoli. Back Row: Lars Morch, 
Himanshu Kapur, Evin Gibson, Bryan Rood, Sarah Morgan, Robbie 
Pettman, Wendy Sprouse & Ginger, Jonathan Davin, Kristen Golden. 



Jessica Green bundles up in a wool blanket on 
the couch in her room. The dorms are kept extra cold 
to contrast the heat outside. Sometimes it is so cold, 
however, that students become uncomfortable and 
can barely function, photo by Jennifer Stafford 



It's Cold In Hmz 



"It's cold in here!" This is a very com- 
mon phrase heard from the mouths of the 
students at Eckerd College. One would think 
it strange considering the location of the 
school in St. Petersburg, Florida, but it is 
true. The level at which the air conditioning 
is set in the dorms, as well as many of the 
classrooms, is so low that many students 
find themselves dressing in sweats and 
sweaters in their rooms and packing as if 
they were headed to the arctic circle when 
they are actually only going to class. Af- 
ter a few classes, the climate sensitive 
student learns to bring a sweater or sweat 
shirt in addition to books. Dressing can be 
quite the hassle when you need to wear one 
thing outside and another indoors. 

Facilities tries to keep all the build- 
ings on campus set to around 72 degrees, 
a setting considered to be a mutually 
agreeable temperature. This setting tends 
to fluctuate however as facilities get calls 
asking for the air to be turned up or down. 
According to Director of Facilities Eddie 
Henderson, they get calls all day asking 
them to adjust the temperature in one 
building or another. The number of these 
calls requesting warmer vs. colder settings 
tends to equal out because, "just as some- 



one calls to get the air turned down, some- 
one else will call to get it turned up" says 
Henderson. The other uncontrollable fac- 
tor faced by facilities' attempt at main- 
taining an agreeable temperature in the 
buildings is the habit of students to open 
doors and windows. When this is done, the 
system tends to shut off or function in- 
correctly because of the effect the out- 
side conditions have on the thermostat. 

Facilities have a computer system 
to controi the temperature in the aca- 
demic buildings, but in the dorms this sys- 
tem only allows them to turn the air on or 
off. Here the thermostats can be con- 
trolled by a device at the end of the hall- 
way, but this is something few students 
seem to realize. In the newer dorms, stu- 
dents do have more controi over the tem- 
perature of their rooms. Oberg and Omega 
have individual thermostats in each room 
or apartment unit. This is something that 
the school hopes to implement in all resi- 
dential buildings as it renovates the dorms 
over the next few years. Until that time 
comes, however, it will be a continuous 
battle between those who like it cold and 
those who like it hot! 

By Michelle Allen 




James Thornburg 

has lived in Zeta all four 
years that he has been 
at Fckerd. As a senior, 
he played one of the 
staring roles in this 
year's Bullshit Ballet. 
photo by Jessica Green 

Residents of Zeta help 
to beautify their com- 
plex by planting flowers 
during Green Ram- 
page. It was through the 
effort of those who lived 
in each complex that 
the residential side of 
as revitalized 



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Andrew Deringer 

Michael Ell 

Martha Garcia 

Morgan Garrett 

David Hendrickson 

Julia Huddleston 

Nathan Moyer 




Nightirw is Tim£ to party 



Friday and Saturday nights were the 
big party nights on the Eckerd College cam- 
pus. Music could be heard from as early as 
7:OOpm, setting the trend for the night. The 
sea wall, dorm rooms, Nu dorms, the pavil- 
ion, the Hough center, and Omega were all 
possible venues for parties held on campus. 
Since the recent change in school policy took 
effect, that is no dorm parties in the actual 
dorms, Nu dorms and the other listed places 
became popular weekend hot spots. 

The Hough Student Center and Fox Hall 
were the usual sites for the official complex 
parties. Unfortunately not many students 
liked these locations because it was felt that 
the whole purpose of a dorm party was de- 
feated. 

Omega at the beginning of theyearwas 
a great place for weekend partying, but it was 
reduced strictly to a living facility. Residents 
were not allowed to have loud music or more 
than 4 people on their balcony. Any large 
gathering on the front balcony of the apart- 



ments was usually broken up due to the "no 
gathering" policy. The picnic tables surround- 
ing the complex became the only possible 
place for small get-togethers. 

Nu dorm became, once again, the most 
happening spot on Campus on the weekends, 
although not to the extent that it was in 
previous years. Students would gather in and 
outside the suites to drink, associate and 
basically have a good time. Music was often 
blasted out the windows to enhance the over- 
all atmosphere. Everyone, regardless of where 
they lived often wound up here by the end of 
the night. Although security tightened its 
ranks, Nu dorms still provided students with 
the most hassle free party atmosphere. 

Parties generally occurred on campus 
every weekend, although many were small. It 
just took the effort of the students to make 
it happen. Where there is a will there is a 
way. If someone throws a party, people will 
come!!!!! 

By Chantal James 



Randy Cline. Joseph Cash, and friends enjoy the sun as they play on the 
sand court, which was moved behind Nu when Omega was being built last 
year. Nu residents, who include many of the men volleyball players, often take 
advantage of these courts behind their complex, photo by Antonia Pataco 



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Nu 4-8 From Row (L to R): Jacqueline Weiss, Erika Finni 
Carrie Hall, Heather Caplan. Kimberley Schillhammer. Back Row: R 
Brandon Roth, Ricky Zager, Mike Weiss, Andrew Costa, Sa: 
Glawe, Brandon Huff, Tim Merichko, Jeremy Dill, Andrew Harper, Mik 
Colella, Phil Cotto, Rob Pettman, Andrew Dunsky, Dave Krucket, Pi 
O'Flaherty, Aaron Barleycorn, Tim Warner, Rodney VanNesse, Jess 
Blazek, Tony Prudenti, Christopher Burton, Mike Mueller, Steven Frum] 




Nu 1-3 & 15-16 Front Rou) (L to R): Nathan Moyer, Eric Vichich, Eilee 
Harvey, Kerri Schoenhut, Ken Fila, Meredith Croley, Lemuel Odell, Davi 
Henderson, Steve Jones, Nathan Brough. Back Row: Andre Gonzales, El 
Wagman, Ross Pry, RA Nadji Kirby, Joe Gormley, Sheena Bruno, Michael E' 
William Seuffert, Pavel Komrska, Andrew Deringer, Djuan Fox, Andrew Carltoi 









Nu 9-13 (L to R): Lee Apperson, Chris Figueredo, Vincent Na 




Nu resident. Kirk 
Spiel maker. 

enjoys getting to 
know international 
student, Andres 
Izquierdo, at the 

Global Thanks- 
giving Feast. By 
getting involved in 
events such as this, 
students can meet 
people who live 
outside of their 
dorms, and even 
people from other 
countries, photo 
bv Michelle Allen 



Narcisi 



Rodney VanNesse 
Eric Vichich 





Nu resident. Joey Taraborelli. gets eliminated at Singled Out. He and 
a number of his friends from Nu signed up to partake in this event together, 
such unity is very prevalent among Eckerd residents, photo by Amanda Howey 




Nu Resident. Kimmie Schillhammer 

supervises during Thinkfast. By 
getting involved in Palmetto, she 
and many of her suitemates tried to 
create events for the students other 
than their dorm functions and 
complex parties, photo by Carrie Hall 



Nu RA, Dust in Beres. enjoys a 
picnic lunch on the sea wall at the 
Springtopia Kick-off Festival. As an 
RA, getting involved in events such 
as this was very important, photo by 
Amy Barrios 



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Jaime 
Thompson 

enjoys some juicy 
watermelon at 
the first semester 
Omega cookout. 
This event was 
planned by the 
RAs and CC so 
the residents 
could get to know 
one another. 
Unlike the 

dorms. Omega 
residents get less 
interaction with 
others in their 
complex, photo 
by Michelle Allen 




Omega First Floor Front Row (L to R): Chrissy Jackson, Alice 
Carlson, Jocelyn Cox, Tommy Nordmann, RA Karen Sell, AmancU 
Hopkins, Jaime Thompson, Daphne Macfarlan, Michelle Levy, Patrick 
Manteiga. Second Row: Katie Fitzpatrick, David Deutsch, Kendra 
Brown, Matthew Bronkema, Morgan Stailey, Jenna Tortorelli, Taryn Sabia 
Christie Biggs, Michelle Allen, Nicole Alex, Rebecca Blitch. Back Row 
Margaret McHenry, Jenny Brummett, Sean Fisk, Brian Brooks, Joshus 
Hamel, Grechen Hurst, Maria Manteiga, Rebecca Micek, Amy Villamagna 



Th£ S^nifits of flpartm^nt Isivin; 



Since they could remember, the senior 
class had heard about the "new apartments," 
which would be ready for their last year of 
college. Many students, however, did not be- 
lieve this would actually happen until suddenly 
Omega became a part of the housing options 
at Eckerd College. 

Omega offers residents many advan- 
tages over the older living facilities at Eckerd. 
The freedom, privacy and comfort offered in 
Omega was long over due. 

The large kitchen offers students the 
option to cook for themselves, rather than 
having to trudge to the cafeteria which many 
do not enjoy. The kitchen has lots of cup- 
board space and a large refrigerator, provid- 
ing plenty of room for storing food, kitchen 
utensils, and appliances. It is also complete 
with a stove, oven, and dishwasher! 

The kitchen opens into a spacious liv- 
ing room allowing students to cook while 
watching television. Complete with entertain- 
ment center shelving, many students filled 
this area with TV and stereo making it ideal 
for hanging out with friends, relaxing, or even 
doing homework and having study groups. 

Each apartment has two bathrooms, 
one with a tub/shower and one with only a 
shower. Each are very roomy, though. The 
bathrooms were brand new, and thus very 
clean when students moved in this year. They 



Erin Anderson 

Christine Caya 

Julie Combs 

Cara Graham 



provide privacy, and deadlines unlike the com- 
munity ones in the dorms, where flip-flops are 
a must in the shower. 

The bedrooms, either single or double, 
are also quite spacious and definitely a step 
up from the typical dorm room. Each has a 
large balcony overlooking the sea wall, the 
parking lot, or Zeta pond, all providing a de- 
cent view of the water. Over the sea wall, dol- 
phins and manatees were frequently observed 
by residents. 

One downfall students felt about the 
living situation in Omega were the strict rules 
that accompanied it. Residents were not al- 
lowed to party on the inner walkway; in an 
effort to prevent accidents and destruction. 
Many felt that this was a nuisance when se- 
curity would come around and ask them to 
go inside. 

Living in Omega also required passing 
monthly inspections made by the residential 
life staff. This was to assure that the resi- 
dents were taking care of this brand new 
building into which much time and money had 
been put. 

Overall, the reactions of students who 
lived in Omega this year were positive. Many 
found that the conveniences and benefits of- 
fered by these new apartments were worth 
the extra expense. 

By Chantal James and Michelle Allen 




Omega Second Floor Front Row (L to R): Shannon Gray, Lynne Grayton, Laure 
Briancesco, Jennifer Tamborski, Erin Anderson. Second Row: Andre Schwitter 
Robert Mullins, Todd Gold, Emily Wargo, John Rosende, Tony Perez, Drea Tusch 
Mike Felicetta, Chris Marusa, Alexander Causin, Brendan McCluskey. Back Row 
Angela Altman, Jill Cocca, Emily Martineau, Tricia Schleig, Jackie Toth 



Karen Hahn 

Shannon McGill 

Margaret McHenry 

Tommy Nordmann 





John Rosende pulls up to the seawall at Omega in his boat. The residents 
of Omega not only had a great view, but could pull right up to the water ir 
boats, fish right outside their dorm, or even jump in for a swim if they did no\ 
mind the state of the water in Frenchman's Creek, photo by Michelle Aller 



Omega Third Floor Front Row (L to R): Kris Herrington, Danielle Hager. Second 
Row: Poonam Punjwani, Tracey Curl, Shannon Nulph, Raine Wolff, Danielle 
Englehart. Third Row: Leanne Bayne, Melanie Callender, Cristiane De Almeida, 
Karen Hahn. Back Row: Cat Ardis, Vicki Drakakis, Michael Tucker, Mark Swihart. 



Danielle Englehart. Kris Herrington, Danielle Hager and Raine Wolff 

enjoy a homemade dinner and wine together in their new apartment in Omega. 
The built-in kitchens allowed residents to cook their own meals and sometimes 
even sit down for a special dinner together photo courtesy of Danielle Hager 




Russ Wilson and Jeff Kliewer 

enjoy hanging out with friends in the 
grassy area behind Omega. This spot 
was ideal for cookouts, laying out, 
playing horseshoes or frisbee, or just 
spending time with friends, photo by 
Michelle Allen 

Kevin Oreal. Dave Novak. Andre 
Schwitter, and Pat Murphy drink 
beer and keep cool in the water 
behind Omega. This was a typical 
e on the weekends as Omega 
residents took advantage of their 
locality, photo by Michelle 
Allen 



Complex Coordinator Hunter Randteman and Third 

Floor RA Cat Ardis barbeque hotdogs and hamburgers 
for their residents at the Omega cookout. This cookout 
was attended by a number of the residents to kick-off their 
time living in the new apartments, photo by Michelle Allen 



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Tanya Acosta 

Borko Amulic 

Jose Rene Aravz 

Vanessa Cerallo 

Coralie Chaillot 

Amanda Chambers 



Justin Crotty 

Michelle Cyr 

Lisa Daily 

Jonathan Davin 

Kathleen Deegan 

Sharon Gray 

Kari Higgs 




fl Dag in th£ Isifc of a Commuter <t>tud£iit 



Commuter Students: (L to Rj Uri Samuel 
Peer, Angela Higley, Christopher Ruggerio. 



Interview with sophomore commuter stu- 
dent, Jeff Cox, by Marc Vicelli: 
Marv:\Nhere do you live, Jeff? 
Jeff: I live at The Woods at Frenchman's 
Creek. 

Marc: About how far away is it by drive? 
Jeff: It's about a half mile. ..a mile or 
so... .You can make it in a minute if you're 
driving pretty fast. 

M?/r:Supposeyourvehicle broke down. How 
long of a walk would that be? 
Jeff: Oh, it's not too far. I know a couple of 
short cuts. I could probably make it in about 
five or ten minutes. 
Marc: Do you enjoy living off campus? 
JeffYeah, it's nice to have my own room. It's 
a pretty good size, and I have my own bath- 
room. We have a descent-sized kitchen so 
we get to cook our own food. That helps out 
a lot. 

A^/r; Do you have a roommate? 
Jeff: Yeah, I have one roommate. It's cool. 
We hang out and "chill." 
Marc:You lived on campus last year, right? 
jif^- Right. 

Manc.-WJbat would you say were the advan- 
tages to each? 

Jeff: Like I said earlier, you do get your own 
room, but it's kind of bad sometimes because 
you're sort of "out of the loop."You don't al- 
ways know all of the things that are going 
on, and you don't get to see as many people. 
On the other hand, it's nice and quiet, and 
you can get a lot more things done... if you 
stay on track. 

Marc:Doee living off campus ever "persuade" 
you to skip classes? 
J^/^'Oh man, sometimes, you know there's 



those mornings when you wake up and you 
feel like, "Oh, I don't want to get out of bed," 
and that adds to the fact that you have to 
jump in your car and drive a couple miles down 
the road.... so sometimes you don't feel like 
waking up. I'm sure that feeling's not any dif- 
ferent from living on campus. 
Marc: Do you miss the general college atmo- 
sphere? All the functions? All the parties? 
Jeff:Yeah, I do miss that part of it. I miss 
the people that would just stop bye to say 
"Hi." 

Marc:Wou\d you say that there's a lot more 
freedom off campus? 

Jeff: I'm really not sure. One thing about 
Eckerd is that you can do a lot of things that 
you can't do at other schools, but depend- 
ing where you live off campus, in a house or in 
an apartment, you may have a few more re- 
sponsibilities that the owner or land lord 
might demand. I think there's quite a bit of 
freedom both on and off campus, actually. 
Marc: Would you ever consider moving back 
on campus? 

Jeff: I probably would consider it if off cam- 
pus living got to be too expensive or I couldn't 
find a good place to live... .or if I wanted to 
hang out with friends a lot more often or just 
be around the whole campus atmosphere. 
Marc:lfyou could summarize off campus life 
in a word or phrase, what would that be? 
Jeff: I would have to say, "dedicated." As I 
have found out, in some cases the hard way, 
this past year, there can be a lot of distrac- 
tions to living off campus so, if you don't stay 
on track, you can forget about academics 
just a little bit, and that could end up In a 
bad situation. 

Jolie Santiago enjoys dancing at the 
Spring Ball. Students who move off 
campus try to remain connected to 
the rest of the student body by 
attending events such as this, photo 
by Nick Gault 




Commuter Student. Tauhida Zayyad. from Nigeria, 
shows how she can be actiue in campus happenings as 
she shares information about the Muslim religion at the 
Inter-faith Thanksgiving service, photo by Michelle Allen 

Although she has never lived on campus, Lova-Michelle 
Patterson is highly active in planning campus 
and concerts, through Palmetto Productions.such as 
Sweet Honey in the Rock, photo by Jessica Green 



Although he technically lives off campus. Tomas Radcllffe 
spends countless hours on campus in the Eckerd College 
Review office working on the publication of this student 
run and comprised literary magazine, photo by Brian Redar 




Erika Perez 
Stephen Polachek 
Amanda Pollitt 
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Jolie Santiago 
Margaret Schmidt 
Samantha Siedlecki 
Johan Sund 



Leanne Thalman 
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and person you are. You are a 
sweet, intelligent, and creative 
girl and all who know you love you 
immediately. We hope that all 

your 
dreams 
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As a lovely charming little girl, I was so proud 
of you and now that you have become a 
blooming and very accomplished beautiful 
young woman, I am honored to be your mom 
and I love you forever. 

E3ravo, Ma Cherie! 



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and you feed her for 
a day. Teach a girl to 
fish and you feed her 
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friends you have 
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'Danielle, 

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proud of you and all of your 
accomplishments, You've grown 
up to be a very special daughter 
and young woman. Ilou have 
everything going for you. (Day all 
your dreams come true. 
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Emily Morganstein 



Emily Chaia Morganstein- 

At the beginning of your 
college career, I recall 
other beginnings, and 
marvel at You, with love. 

Mom xoxoxo 




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Dustin, 

We love you with all our hearts. 

Work hard and your dreams will 

come true. 

Love, Mom & Dad 



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children. One of them is 
ROOTS and the other 
WINGS! Never settle for less 
than your dreams. Somewhere , 
sometime, someday, somehow, 
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Not only are you my adored child, 
But you are also my friend. 
I am so proud of you! 

MOM 



Hunter Randleman 

Take my hand, for it reaches out to you any time you need it. 
Take a moment each day to reflect on what you have and how 

fortunate you are. 
Take a moment to reflect on what you want and how capable you 

are. 
Take the time to do things that bring pleasure and self satisfaction. 
Take resources available to you and put them to use for your own 

enjoyment and growth. 
Take the kindness others show you as a measure of their high 

regard for you. 
Take the insensitivity that others may demonstrate as an 

indication that their own self-esteem may need building. 
Take comfort in the realization that although you may not be or 

have all you want, you are working at it the best way you 

can. 
Take your love of learning and set high goals. 
Take reassurance in the knowledge that God has a plan for your 

Me- 
Take pride in your individuality, in your special ways, in the 

loving, capable, sensible, funny, strong, beautiful, and 

precious person you are. 
Take my words as loving advice, because I want only the best for 

you, for your dreams to be fulfilled. 
Take my love with you wherever you go. 
It has been and always will be yours. 



Brian Kedar 




Hey Florida Dude! 

Glad you had an 

awesome freshman yearl 

Thanks for the great 

visit over Spring Break. 

Clean your roomll 

Love, 
Mom, Dad, A Chrissy 



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May you always keep learning and 
growing and realizing the best in 
yourself - in whatever the future holds 
for you. We are very proud of you. 

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promise. Believe in yourself, set your own goals, only you know what is best for 
you. Experience life's struggles and accomplishments and view everything as a 
worthwhile experience. Life holds no promises. It gives you choices, and you take 
chances. Keep growing, learning, laughing, caring, and loving. We wish you a life 
of success, but most important of all, a life of happiness and love. Remember we 
are always here for you. 

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World News 



•1078 Work begins on the Tower of London 



•1271 Marco Polo goes to China and 
returns with riches 

•1519 Ferdinand Magellan begins to 
circumnavigate the world 




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What On Earth 
Happened? 

The world spent much of the past 
thousand years making some pretty 
amazing history. As the millennium 
began, Druids practiced dark rituals, 
while the Byzantine Empire dominated 
Eastern Europe. Conqueror Genghis 
Khan put the Mongols on the map in the 
1200s, and the Great Wall protected 
China against would-be invaders. 

The Middle Ages, though plagued by 
feudalism, heralded gallant knights and 
the governing ideals of the Magna Carta. 
The Renaissance and The Enlightenment 
both saw great achievements in art, 
science and exploration, followed by 
Romantic and Revolutionary periods in 
France and colonial America. 

As industry and capitalism grew, so 
did Communism in the Soviet Union and 
beyond. The World Wars and other 20th 
century conflicts brought struggles for 
power amid vast advancements in 
communications and technology. 

History's movers and shakers 
included Joan of Arc, the teenager who 
led France to victory against England in 
1429, and Martin Luther whose religious 
reforms shocked the 16th century. King 
Henry VIII of England kept his head 
while several of his spouses lost theirs. 
Sir Winston Churchill helped England 
stand courageously against Nazi 
Germany. One recent hero is Nelson 
Mandela, South Africa's first black 
president and anti-apartheid activist. 
Time marches on. ..and the next chapter 
is already being written. 



And The Wall Game 
Tumbling Down 



In 1961, the Berlin Wall was erected to 
prevent residents of Communist East Berlin, 
Germany, from fleeing to non-Communist 
West Berlin for a better way of life. In 1 989, 
the East Germans opened the Wall, lifted 
immigration restrictions and reunited 
Germany. Tearing down the Wall symbolized 
the end of the Cold War, which started when 
the Soviet Union created "Iron Curtain" 
countries isolated from the Western world. In 
the '50s, fear of communism in the United 
States resulted in the "Red Scare." 






1582 Ten days dropped from the year as Julian 
calendar switches to Gregorian calendar 

1855 Plastic is invented, leading to credit 
cards and toys in cereal boxes 



1966 Indira Ghandi becomes first woman prime 
minister of India 



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On August 6, 1945, a U.S. 
plane, the Enola Gay, 
dropped an atomic bomb on 
Hiroshima, Japan, annihilating 
the city and nearly 1 30,000 
of its citizens. Japan surren- 
dered soon after, ending 
World War II. Because of 
Japan's attack on Pearl 
Harbor, resulting in America's 
participation in the war, and 
the Holocaust atrocities 
perpetrated by Adolf Hitler's 
Nazi Germany, the destructive 
effects of World War II would 
ive in infamy. 



The Christmas tree began as an evergreen decorated 
with apples, symbolizing Eden in a December medieval 
German play. By the 1 600s, trees in German homes 
were trimmed with candles, fruits and cookies. 
Currently, Christmas is a multi-billion dollar business 
with wreaths, mistletoe, stockings, movies, outdoor 
decorations and cards. 



Crusading Towards 
The Holy Land 



The Royal Flush 





When Muslims took con- 
trol of the Holy Land during 
the Middle Ages, Christians 
from Western Europe 
vowed to recapture the 
area. Nine major Crusades 
were organized with 
kings, nobles, peasants, 
and even children taking 
part. None was successful. 
Holy wars have continued 
to rage in such places as 
the Middle East, including 
the Six-Day War between 
Israel and Egypt in 1967. 



Where would the Ty-D-Bowl Man 
and bathroom libraries be without 
the flush toilet? After septic tanks 
and modern sewage systems were 
improved, civilizations significantly 
reduced the risks of severe 
illnesses and epidemics 
> which were so common 
during the Middle Ages. 
Concerns prompted public 
health improvements, including 
garbage collection 
and disposal, 
water treatment 
nd food 
processing. 



Setting Off An Explosion 



With the world population now topping 6 billion 
and increasing at an annual rate of 1.6%,. more 
people are living now than have ever died. The 
population is rising because of high birth rates 
coupled with much lower death rates as a result 
of better living conditions. 



Fads I Fashion 



•1300 Fitted clothes replace loosely 
flowing cloaks and tunics 

•1891 Patent for zipper issued 





The Answer, My Friend, Is 
Floating In The Ball 



With the correct hip action, the 
bright round plastic Hoola-Hoop 
could rotate for hours. When 
Wham-O introduced it in 1958, 
stores couldn't keep Hoops 
stocked and sales topped $100 
million. Who could forget Yo-Yos, 
Super Soakers, Slinkys, Pogo 
Sticks, Clackers, Wiffle Balls, Silly 
Putty, Frisbees and all those other 
preoccupying pastimes? 



She's Got The Skinny 
On The Mini 



"Outlook Good." "Yes Definitely." In 
the '60s, important decisions were 
made by turning over the Magic 8 Ball 
or putting fingers on the Ouija board. 
Holy Dionne Warwick! Perhaps these 
were even more reliable than the 
Psychic Friends Network. Through the 
ages, fortune tellers and the supernatu- 
ral have fascinated seekers of the 
unknown. Was all this stuff for real, oh 
Magic 8 Ball? "Don't Bet on It." 





The threat of war may have 
oomed in Lebanon, but the real 
fighting broke out in toy stores 
between frenzied parents who 
found Cabbage Patch Kids in short 
supply before Christmas in the 
'80s. No sooner had consumers 
recovered from this invasion when 
they were hit with Power Rangers, 
Tickle Me Elmo, Beanie Babies 
and Furby manias. 
Dolly, can you say "Buy, Buy?" 



The miniskirt caused a sensation in Swinging '60s 
London and beyond. The mini series led to the 
ultra-short micromini, ankle-length maxiskirt, 
calf-length midiskirt, hot pants and virtually every 
look ever shown in music videos. Hemlines have 
risen and fallen throughout history — from hoop 
skirts and gowns to '20s flapper dresses. 




1903 




Yellow and green boxes of eight 
Crayola crayons appear 

Chanel No. 5 perfume introduced 

Polyester leisure suits make lounge 
lizards of men everywhere 



I700 1800 





Stare And Stare Alike 



The 3-D thrill of the Viewmaster was 
love at first sight. Then along came 
Magic Eye, random dot stereograms 
that revealed 3-D images hidden in 
colorful graphics with holograms that 
practically jumped out. Life had 
become a virtual reality. 



As The Runik Turns 



More than 200 million people twisted their 
way to the 3-D solution of the Rubik's Cube 
puzzle in the '80s. Some tried memorizing 
the cube's configuration while it was still in 
the package. Preoccupation with puzzles 
dates back to the first jigsaw puzzles in the 
1 8th century. The world is still trying to solve 
crosswords, word searches, "Wfiere's 
Waldo?" and other brain-busting challenges. 




That's Pretty 
Fad-tastic! 

Leaders. Followers. The millennium 
caught every generation a bit off-guard, 
but folks quickly had the lingo and the 
look down. When Elizabethan life got 
ruffled around the collar, everyone 
copied. Then poof! Powdered wigs, 
some several feet high, got nobles 
noticed in the 17th century. How about 
wooden teeth in Washington's time? 
By George, it beat having none at all! 
As the years passed, women wore 
the bustle and disco freaks did the 
Hustle. The '50s poodle skirts bred '70s 
dog tags, '80s spiked dog collars and 
'90s Old Navy mutts. Who knew 
there'd be just as much fur-vor over 
Davy Crockett coonskin caps in the 
'50s as with raccoon coats in the '20s? 

While some slipped on shining 
armor, carefree flapper dresses and 
Calvin Klein jeans, others followed dif- 
ferent fads. Joysticks maneuvered 

Pac-Man into the arcade hall 
of fame. Suddenly everyone 
cared for Pet Rocks, 
squeezed into phone booths, 
pounced on Pog, pierced 
body parts and chose CB radio 
handles. Will there be as many "must 
haves" next millennium? Only the 
Magic 8 Ball knows for sure. 





Fine Arts 



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•1150 Stained glass becomes popular in 
church windows 

•1482 Sandro Botticelli paints 
The Birth of Venus 

•1600 Kabuki theater begins in Japan 




Arts Imitate Life 



Nearly every civilization during the 
millennium expressed its culture and 
defining events through art and 
architecture. Great painters, musicians, 
authors and sculptors vividly captured 
the emotions of their day. Early Romans 
built coliseums and staged comedies. 
Byzantine mosaics and icons reflected 
Eastern Christian beliefs while Chinese 
painters produced deft landscapes. 

The Middle Ages fostered the rise 
of Gothic cathedrals, poet Chaucer's 
"Canterbury Tales" and finely woven 
tapestries. In the Renaissance, 
William Shakespeare pumped up a 
volume of still-popular plays. 



Michelangelo busily sculpted his 
marble marvel David. Novelists such as 
Jane Austen characterized the Romantic 
Movement of the 1 8th century while the 
19th century promoted Impressionist 
painter Monet, socially-conscious authors 
including Charles Dickens and the 
riverside adventures of Mark Twain. 

Ballet legend Nijinsky leaped on the 
20th century arts scene. Picasso broke 
with tradition to pioneer Cubism and Dali 
turned dreams into surreality. Don't forget 
Dadaism, Mamaism and Norman 
Rockwellism. Opera was a trill a minute 
with stars including Beverly Sills and 
Luciano Pavarotti. 

Stephen King and Ann Rice chilled with 
horror novels, while Ernest Hemingway 
and John Steinbeck proved more 
down-to-earth. Broadway was Neil 
Simon-ized, then "Lion King"-ized. 



When 19th century French sculptor Auguste Rodin created 
his bronze work, The Thinker, he used his knowledge 
of anatomy and movement to capture intensely human 
emotions as great Renaissance and Baroque sculptors 
Michelangelo and Bernini had done before him. Many 
20th century sculptors crafted more experimental works, 
such as Marc Chagall's mobiles and Marcel Duchamp's 
creations from discarded materials. 



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Smile. You're On 
Canvas Camera 



Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci's 
1 503 portrait of Mona Lisa, the wife of a 
silk merchant, was extraordinary with its 
dramatic dark/light contrasts and ultra- 
mysterious smile. A face immortalized in 
history was a cinch if one happened to 
know such artists as Rembrandt, Van 
Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec or Wyeth. Many 
painters, however, opted for religious 
scenes, still lifes and landscapes. 






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AP/Wide World 




•1845 Edgar Allan Poe writes short story, 
The Raven 

•1916 Norman Rockwell illustrates the first of his 
300 Saturday Evening Post covers 



Scream I: 
The Terror 



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Sixty-year-old Willie Loman spent his life 
way out there in the blue, riding a smile 
and a shoeshine, a salesman 
extraordinaire. Arthur Miller's drama, 
"Death of a Salesman," became one of 
the most riveting plays ever staged as it 
questioned the American dream and 
explored the depths of failure. During the 
20th century, audiences have witnessed 
other gripping dramas such as "A Raisin 
in the Sun" and "The Glass Menagerie." 




Call it the face that launched a thousand 
album covers, t-shirts and manic-depressive 
sufferers. Norwegian Edvard Munch's 
1893 painting, The Scream, was an 
anguished cry of isolation and fear that 
influenced the 20th century Expressionist 
movement and reminded us of our own 
stressed-out lives. Vincent Van Gogh and 
Edgar Allan Poe were among other 
desperate artists and authors of the time. 



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Souper Imposed 



Sometimes You Feel 
like A Nutcracker 




After Andrew Lloyd Webber picked 

up T. S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of 

Practical Cats at an airport, he grabbed 

the theater world by the tail as creator of 

"Cats," history's longest-running musica 

The 20th century set the stage for vaude- 

villian singing and comedy acts, as well 

as some of the greatest musicals to hit 

Broadway: "Showboat," "Porgy and 

Bess," "Phantom of the Opera," "Hello, 

Dolly!" and "The Lion King." 




In 1 892, Russian composer Peter 
Tchaikovsky turned the The Nutcracker 
into a beloved holiday ballet with his 
remarkable suite. Twentieth century 
dance gained popularity as composers 
wrote musicals that were imaginatively 
choreographed, including George 
Gershwin's "An American in Paris." 
Music and dance partnered dramatically 
with the Tango — followed by the carefree 
Charleston, Fred Astaire and Ginger 
Rogers' ballroom elegance, the Jitterbug, 
the Twist and Disco. 



Andy Warhol did much "Mmm' Mmm! Good! 
for the art world when his silkscreen print, 
"32 Campbell's Soup Cans," was exhibited 
in 1962. From there, the white-haired artist 
commented on popular consumer culture, 
coining the term "Pop Art." His other cre- 
ations involved striking images of mass-media 
icons Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor. 
Warhol helped other pop artists including 
Roy Lichtenstein and Leroy Neiman, enjoy 
their 15 minutes of fame. 



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Pages Through The Ages 



The past thousand years have seen more 
books written than Steven King could author 
ildest dreams (and he's had some 
ild dreams). Try to match some of 
re's most colorful characters with the 
>oks they made famous. 



A. Heathcliffe 

B. Pip 

C. Natty Bumppo 

D. Kunta Kinte 

E. Ophelia 

F. Jo March 

G. Holden Caulfield 
H. Friday 

I. Becky Thatcher 



1. Roots 

2. Little Women 

3. Wuthering Heights 

4. Robinson Crus*" 

5. Hamlet 

6. Great Expecta 

7. Tom Sawyer 

8. The Last of the i 

9. Catcher in the Rye 



Music 




•1726 Bartolommeo Christofori builds the first practical 
piano 

•1871 Guiseppi Verdi composes opera, Aida 

•1910 Barbershop quartet singing reaches harmonious 
proportions 




Crank Up the 
Volume 

Music of the millennium started on 
a somber note with the Gregorian 
chants of monks and ended on samba, 
"La Bamba" and "Living La Vida 
Loca." French troubadours roamed the 
countryside with poems and tunes in 
the Middle Ages. Lutes and flutes 
added richness to the Renaissance, 
while chamber music was Handeled 
well in the Baroque period. 

Beethoven, Mozart and Tchaikovsky 
crowned the classical music of the 
18th and 19th centuries. Strauss then 
waltzed in to share the spotlight and 
Sousa marched over to greatness. The 
birth of the Blues and Jazz 
brought Billie Holiday and 
Duke Ellington, followed by 
Big Bands and the easy- 
going Swing era. 

With a twist and 
shout, Rock & Roll 
cruised in from Elvis 
Presley, Chuck 
Berry, Jimi Hendrix, 
KISS and 
Aerosmith. "We 
Are the World" 
provided musical 
relief and Farm 
Aid helped heal the 
heartland. Patsy 



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From Motown To 
Moonwalker 




The Gloved One's 1 982 
"Thriller," containing such 
hits as "Beat It," became 
the best-selling album ever. 
Before the rhinestones, 
there was Detroit's 
Motown label, which 
signed Michael and his 
Jackson 5 brothers when 
he was still learning his 
"ABCs." With the toast of 
'60s soul — The Supremes, 
The Temptations, The 
Miracles, Stevie Wonder — 
music couldn't get mo' 
betta than Motown. 



It Came From Deep Inside 
The Jukebox 



Cline and Willie 
Nelson added that 
country twang, 
Sinatra made the 
songs so smooth, 
and folks listened 
happily ever after. 




Put another nickel in" 

beckoned the jukebox, the 
irst electrically amplified 
automatic phonograph, 
romthe 1930s to 
e 1 960s, it held 
memories of 
teenage years 
and breakup 
tears. Covered 
in chrome, 
the jukebox 
magically 
queued up that 
special 45. 
The transistor 
radios, 8-tracks, 
CD jukeboxes 
and discmans 
that followed 
just couldn't 
carry a tune 
quite as well. 



•1949 The first 45 rpm record is released by RCA 

•1958 Alvin asks for a Hoola-Hoop in the Christmas 
gimmick single "The Chipmunk Song" 

•1985 Live Aid concert raises money for Ethiopian 
famine victims 



-I700 1800 





Super Stock 



The Wild, Wild 
Woodstock 




Louis Armstrong blew away the 
competition with his virtuosity on 
jazz cornet and trumpet. New 
Orleans-born Satchmo (his cheeks 
puffed like a satchel when he 
played) became one of the greatest 
jazz musicians of the 20th century 
with recordings like "West End 
Blues." His wordless "scat" singing 
influenced other jazz greats such as 
Ella Fitzgerald. Dixieland Jazz, 
Boogie-Woogie, Beebop, Cool Jazz 
and Electronic Jazz have carried on 
the tradition. 



Don't Cry For Her, 
She's Madonna 



The Woodstock Music and Art Festival, an 
Upstate New York be-in that hosted music's 
grooviest stars from August 1 5A7, 1969, was 
to be the largest rock concert ever. An 
unexpected 500,000 fans, from hippies to 
anti-war protesters, braved traffic jams to 
witness this far-out trip guided by legends 
including Jimi Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane and 
Janis Joplin. Not bad for a single day's ticket 
price of $8. Woodstock later inspired such 
mega-concerts as Lollapalooza and Lilith Fair. 




Betcha dollars to jelly donuts that Elvis 
Presley will always be the King, with 
his swivel hips and voice that thrilled 
fans on The Ed Sullivan Show and the 
big screen. He burned up the charts 
with hits like "Hound Dog" and 
"Jailhouse Rock." He also popularized 
Las Vegas casinos with his shows, 
spawned Elvis impersonators and 
sparked kitschy trends like Graceland's 
jungle prints, shag carpeting, flashy 
jumpsuits and long sideburns. 
Thankyuhverymuch. 



Who was this sexy singer who 
burst on the scene in her 1 984 
"Like a Virgin" video? Madonna 
set off a wannabe frenzy. 
Changing her look and style like 
a chameleon, she proved no 
one-shot wonder, continuing to 
wow audiences with her music, 
dancing, acting, tours and 
business sense. She also paved 
the way for other exciting female 
rock acts including Janet Jackson, 
En Vogue and Alanis Morisette. 



Worth A Fab Fortune 



Hear Today Gone Tomorrow 




How'd four lads from Liverpool 
turn the music world on its ear? 
Once "I Want to Hold Your 
Hand" and a string of Beatles' 
hits reached #1, teens screamed 
for more. John, Paul, George 
and Ringo rushed into the studio 
and, armed with great melodies, 
created some of the most 
amazing songs of the 1960s, 
from "Yesterday" to "Eleanor 
Rigby." Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! 



With the invention of the music box, everyone could carry 
a tune. For the record, it seemed like there was al> 
a new and noteworthy way to make the music play. 

Music boxes (1796) Less than $5 

Hard rubber records (1897) $1-$1.50 

Sheet music (1910) 10<t-25<t 

Vinyl disc (1931) $1.50-$2.50 

LP record (1 948) $1 .98-$3.98 

Reel-to-reel tape (1950) $2.98-$3.98 

Stereo records (1958) $3-$7 

8-track(1960) $4-$6 

Cassette tape (1963) $2-$3 

CD (1982) $12.99-$21.99 

DAT (1987) $10-$15 

MP3 (1997) Digital music becomes downloadable off the Internet , 




Health/Fitness 



•1284 Eyeglasses invented 

•1285 Toothbrush developed in China 

•1670 Existence of bacteria is discovered 



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Going After A Cure 




Despite numerous medical milestones, 
curing diseases such as AIDS and 
cancer eludes the population. In the 
'80s, Ryan White, a hemophiliac, 
contracted HIV through blood 
transfusions and later died. The AIDS 
virus is the latest epidemic 
civilizations have battled. The 
Bubonic Plague killed 40 million by 
the 14th century and the Typhoid 
Fever outbreak of the early 1 900s 
claimed countless lives as well. 
Vaccines now prevent such diseases 
as smallpox, but any mutations could 
pose a threat again. 





Prior to the use of anesthesia during 
operations, early surgeons and barbers cut 
veins to drain "bad" blood, or sucked it out 
with leeches to cure patients. Boiling oil was 
sometimes poured on wounds to sterilize 
them. Before nitrous oxide and ether were 
introduced as anesthetics in the 1 800s, most 
operations weren't performed at all. Surgical 
conditions were unsanitary, causing infections 
to spread rapidly. 



In the Middle Ages, the average 
life expectancy in Europe was 
about 30 years; today it is more 
/than 70 for both men and women. 
'■Improved nutrition, sanitation, 
■disease prevention and disease 
treatment are some of the main 
-reasons for the increase. 



Latin America 

United States 

Australia 

Asia 

Africa . 

Former Soviet Union 65 

Europe 73 

Global Average 61 



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It Does A Body Good 



Consumers have become more 
concerned about keeping 
healthy, germ-free and 
well-groomed from head to toe. 
During the Middle Ages, baths 
were rarely taken, but today 
showers and baths are taken 
daily in order to keep clean 
and healthy. Today 
' >~ toothpaste, deodorants and 
mouthwash are used daily. 
Vitamins and natural herbs 
are popular and medical 
advancements keep folks 
a functioning better. 



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Double Cheese- 
Hold The Diet! 




Workers on the run were sold sandwiches 
from horse-drawn lunch wagons in the 
1 870s. America's fast food frenzy hit the 
road with the diner in the '40s and it's 
been burgers, fries and vending machines 
ever since. McDonald's put fast food on 
the map in the '50s, and its Big Mac 
Attack proved unstoppable. KFC, Arby's 
and Taco Bell have even sprung up in 
school cafeterias, airports, grocery and 
convenience stores. Would you like Beanie 
Babies with that? 




•1762 The Earl of Sandwich invents the best thing 
since sliced bread 

•1796 Edward Jenner gives the first vaccine against smallpox 

•1967 Dr. Christian Barnard performs the first human 
heart transplant 



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Live Longer! See Better? 
Be Slimmer! 




With the average life expectancy rising, 
people will try liposuction and tummy 
tucks, facelifts and collagen injections to 
stay younger looking. RK and LASIK 
procedures make contact lenses and 
glasses obsolete for many, and hearing 
aids are almost invisible. Heart, lung 
and other transplants give new hope, 
as do today's medicines 
compared to the quack 
cure-alls of the 1 800s 



Curling Irons 



Bodybuilding became a 

pumping iron passion after 

ex-97 lb. weakling Charles 

Atlas promoted his "Dynamic 

Tension" muscle-producing 

exercises in the early 20th 

century. In the '80s and 

'90s, Arnold 

Schwarzenegger 

wannabes 

bench 

pressed 

and lifted 

weights in 

the gym so 

they could 

burn fat and 

get fit. Harmfu 

steroids were 

replaced by sports 

drinks, creatine and 

protein bars to fuel 

performance. 




Health Yourself 



The mysteries of medicine, better health 
and longer living were revealed as the millennium 
unfolded. Diseases prevalent in early times 
were conquered through improved medicine, 
sanitation, immunization and eating habits, 
although other factors such as high cholesterol, 
smoking and junk foods brought on such foes 
as heart disease, cancer and obesity. The Food 
and Drug Administration now ensures proper 
processing to kill bacteria and preserve foods 
longer. 

In the 1 800s, Austrian monk Gregor 
Mendel formulated the basic rules of heredity 
that led to genetics, and better understanding 
of human makeup. Florence Nightingale 
brought reforms to nursing in thel9th century 
including more sanitary conditions and scientific 
care for the sick. Instead of the guesswork 
so common in the Middle Ages, doctors 
now work to control, cure and prevent 

illness. Medical specialties were created, 
Jucing such authorities as pediatrician 
Dr. Benjamin Spock who knew all 
about babies. 

Exercise became almost an 
obsession as gyms, jogging 
p j\ tracks and Jane Fondas sprouted, 
ilfSlk and personal trainers zeroed 
\ in on targeted areas. Take a 
deep breath and say 
hello to yoga, stress 
reduction therapy, 
medications to feel 
happy/energetic/ 
calmer, wrinkle 
creams, alternative 
medicines, just name it. 
f Either people are living 
better or just becoming 
more high maintenance. 



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Transportation 



•1100 Traveling carriage first built 

•1509 First vessel of the British Navy constructed 

•1025 First successful steam railroad operates 
in England 



Coming And Going Attractions 




Getting around was slow and hard 
during the beginning of the millennium but 
somebody had to do it. In the Middle Ages, 
horses got saddled with pulling 
wagons transporting goods and 
passengers for long distances. Viking ships 
found rough sailing to Greenland and later 
America, but compasses and better 
construction of vessels in the 1400s made 
voyages and overseas trade possible. 

Canals and paved roads hastened 
travel in the 1700s and the first major 
U.S. Highway, the National Road, 
created road rage in the mid-1 800s. 

After Robert Fulton invented the 
steamboat, British inventor Richard 
Trevithick helped develop the locomotive. 



Life quickened as travel and hauling 
freight became more economical. 

Electric trains, streetcars and gasoline- 
powered engines drove transportation into 
the modern era. Suddenly automobiles 
putt-putted along and sprouted everything 
from running boards to fins. Airplanes 
soared, subways roared and spaceships 
explored. The risks of progress have also 
been great, such as the loss of pilot Amelia 
Earhart and her plane on an around-the- 
world flight in 1937, the Space Shuttle 
Challenger explosion in 1986 and numer- 
ous airplane crashes. 

Tomorrow's transportation could include 
human teleportation and faster-than-light 
travel. The ride's been pretty good so far, 
but inevitably some still ask, "Are we 
there yet?" 



Gas Transit 




Once steam-powered engines invaded 1 8th century 
Europe, a steam car, or horseless carriage, seemed 
a natural. The gasoline engine and pneumatic 
tire, however, made automobiles practical. Henry 
Ford's 1908 assembly line mass production of his 
Model T made owning a car affordable. This led to 
the growth of suburbs, superhighways, motels, road- 
trips, traffic jams, malls and, of course, fuzzy dice. 




•1937 Hindenburg airship explodes 

•1957 Ford introduces the ill-fated Edsel 

•1983 Dr. Sally Ride is the first American woman to 
orbit the earth in Space Shuttle Challenger 



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1700 1800 



Loco For Motion 




In the 1 860s, the Central Pacific 
Railroad laid track eastward from 
Sacramento, California and the Union 
Pacific Railroad laid track westward 
from Omaha, Nebraska. The 
Transcontinental Railroad was finished in 
1 869 when both railroads met in 
Promontory, Utah. Coast-to-coast freight 
and passenger lines dramatically 
increased settlements and trade. Today's 
subways, light rail and ultra-fast bullet 
trains move commuters like crazy and 
make good action movie sequences. 




You'd be brave and dirty if you traveled in 
the bumpy horse-drawn wagons that exist- 
ed before stagecoaches arrived in 1 670. 
Stagecoach lines carried passengers and 
mail along routes in the West. Passengers 
defied hard seats and bandits such as 
Jesse James. Settlers came in covered 
wagons along with their freight, forming 
wagon trains that sometimes traveled only 
one mile per hour. Folks with the need for 
speed rode horseback. 



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Da Plane! Da Plane! 



Let's All Funnel 
Through The Ghunnel 



Leonardo da Vinci dreamed of 

flying machines with wings, but it took 

centuries to get the concept off the 

ground. The Montgolfier brothers were 

full of hot air when their balloon 

ascended in 1783. Orville and Wilbur 

Wright had the right stuff and flew the 

first successful airplane in 1903. 

Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart 

flew far and solo, and Chuck Yeager 

broke the sound barrier. Today, 

airplanes carry millions of business, 

pleasure and military passengers. But 

airline food still hasn't improved much. 







Are We There Yet? 



With the many modes of passenger transportation 
that have evolved, there are ever-faster ways to reach 
a given destination, especially for those with friends 
in high places. 

So what's the best way to travel from Los Angeles 
to New York City (2,824 miles) nonstop? 



Sure beats getting seasick in a bumpy 
hovercraft or swimming it. In 1994, the 
chunnel made the world smaller by linking the 
continent of Europe and the United Kingdom 
via railway tunnel underneath the choppy 
English Channel. The high-speed Eurostar 
train can transport riders from London to Paris 
in just three hours. Will the future bring travel 
under the great oceans? Across the universe? 
Or back in time? Oops... that last one's already 
happening. It's called the re-introduction of the 
Volkswagen Beetle. 



Let's Do Launch 



On foot, 6 m.p.h 

On horseback, 40 m.p.h. . . 
By car, 60 m.p.h. average . . 
Bullet Train, 200 m.p.h. . . . 
Jet airplane, 500-600 m.p.h. 
Concorde jet at 1 ,000 m.p.h. 
Space Rocket (18,000 m.p.h. 
Star Trek transporter 




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3 days 
2 days 
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In the Cold War, the scientific 
power of the U.S. and Soviet 
Union rested on advances in 
space. After Sputnik I probed 
space in 1957, chimps, dogs 
and finally men rocketed into the 
sky. Astronaut John Glenn took 
Friendship 7 for some spins 
around Earth in 1962. By 1969, 
Americans were picking up 
moon rocks. Since then, shuttles 
launch and space stations orbit. 



Sports 




•1882 Judo begins chopping up Japan 

•1919 Sir Barton becomes first horse to win 
the Triple Crown 

•1928 Notre Dame football team wins 
"One for the Gipper" 







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We Get Game 



Sports gained popularity as time lunged 
forward. While forms of games resembling 
soccer were played during the 10th century, 
life rarely allowed time-outs for recreation. 
Thank goodness for the 1600s, when the 
English played Rounders, a baseball 
predecessor, and Scotland saw early rounds 
of golf. By the 1 800s many people led the 
sportin' life, including James Naismith who 
invented basketball, and the 
students of Canada's McGill 
University who scored with the 
first hockey rules. 

Native American athlete Jim 
Thorpe won fame in early 20th 
century Olympic track and field, 
as well as football and baseball. 
Babe Didrickson, his female 
counterpart, excelled in golf as 
well as track and field. 

As baseball became a 
pastime and football a passion, 
Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron 
belted pitches "outta here," 
Jackie Robinson broke color 
barriers, Joe Namath threw 
footballs and John Elway busted 
Broncos loose in the Super Bowl. 

Today sports revolves around 
such stars as heavy-hitter Ken 
Griffey, Jr., golf sensation Tiger 
Woods and hoops immortal 
Michael Jordan. Amateur and 
school sports are also serious 
stuff. Millions are on the fast 
track with NASCAR auto racing, 
on the edge for extreme sports 
and in the ropes for wrestling. 



Champs For Sale 



What really makes an athlete like home run 
king Mark McGwire a hero? Getting on 
General Mills' Wheaties cereal box, of course. 
There's nothing flaky about the morning mania 
created since 1 924 by "The Breakfast of 
Champions." Sports merchandising — from 
corporate-sponsored Bowl games to endorsement 
deals — seems like the hottest game in town. 






1972 U.S. Swimmer Mark Spitz wins record seven 
gold medals in Olympic Games 

1994 Pele named Brazil's Minister of Sports after 
dominating soccer for more than 20 years 




That King Could 
Sting In The Ring 




Before modern boxing was introduced in the 
1 700s, the sport was brutal, with no rest 
periods or gloves allowed. Jack Dempsey, 
Joe Louis and Rocky Marciano emerge 
victorious in the 1900s. But no fighter 
jabbed and jested like Muhammed Ali. 
Quick, agile and boastful, "The Greatest" 
even wrote poems describing how he would 
defeat opponents. He also made heavy- 
weight contributions to the community and 
human rights. 



The Russians hadn't lost an Olympic 
hockey game since 1 968, but they 
were iced over by the l 980 U.S. 
hockey team's "Miracle On Ice" 
victory at Lake Placid — which led to 
an eventual gold medal. Since the 
modern Olympic Games began in 
1 896, heroes such as track star Jesse 
Owens, figure skater Tara Lipinski, 
platform diver Greg Louganis and the 
1 996 women's gymnastics team have 
inspired sports fans everywhere. 



Four Scores And 
Seven Yards Ago 



The Green Bay Packers sent the Kansas City Chiefs packing 35-10 at the 
first Super Bowl in January, 1967. Today, it is America's most popular 
annual televised event with hype and million-dollar commercials galore. 
Not only are college and high school football championships also big, 
but the teams are just as good as the pros at the coin toss. 




In the 1100s, the French originated tennis, calling it 
"jeu de paume "(game of the palm). Today it holds 
court as a major spectator and leisure sport. Star 
servers have included Don Budge, Helen Wills 
Moody, Arthur Ashe and 1 973 "Battle of the Sexes" 
rivals Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Recent top 
seeds such as Pete Sampras and Martina Navratilova 
have settled for anything but love by dominating 
Wimbledon and other championships. 



America got a kick out of the U.S. 
Women's soccer team, which won 
the 1999 World Cup by defeating 
China. Their victory proved that 
anything men can do, women 
can do just as well. Big milestone: 
President Richard Nixon signed 
into law Title IX, giving girls equal 
access to school sports like footbal 



Baseball, bowling 
and other familiar 
sports didn't just 
'appear out of the 
- blue. Here's a roster of 
some game origins. 



Baseball: Cooperstown, NY 1 839. 
Abner Doubleday based his new sport on 
bat-and-ball games such as "one old cat." 
He adopted the diamond-shaped field for 
his game and assigned playing positions. 



Bowling: Germany, third century. 
Every German peasant carried a club 
called a kegel for protection. In church, 
faith was tested by setting up the kegel as 
a target (representing the heathen) and 
rolling a stone to try to knock it down. 
Those who succeeded were considered 
free of sin. 

Fencing: Italy, 16th century. 
Fencing began in ancient times as the 
practice of swordsmanship to prepare 
men for duels arid warfare. 



Movies 




•1894 Record of a Sneeze is the first film to receive a copyright 

•1927 Wings wins the first Academy Award for Best Picture 

* «1933 First drive-in movie theater opens in New Jersey 

1940 Fantasia introduces stereo sound to movies 






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Was All An Act 



After Thomas Edison invented the commercial 
motion picture machine, the Kinetoscope, in 
1 893, projection machines greatly enlarged a 
film's image. This led to one of the 20th 
century's most popular forms of entertainment, 
the movie. Sunny Hollywood beckoned such 
film directors as D.W. Griffith, who revolutionized 
film editing with The Birth of a Nation in 1915. 
Silent films made quiet stars of comedian 
Charlie Chaplin, handsome Douglas Fairbanks 
Sr., Rudolph Valentino and Jean Harlow. 

In the 1930s, audiences heard voices 
when "talkies" caught on after The Jazz 
Singer's premier in 1927. Screwball 
comedies including It Happened One Night 
thrust such stars as Clark Gable and Claudette 
Colbert into the limelight. Alfred Hitchcock 
made classic thrillers, and Frankenstein was a 
chiller. Casablanca dramatized war and Dr. 
Strangelove spoofed it. Marilyn Monroe and 
Audrey Hepburn lit up the screen, and Charlton 
Heston found fame of biblica 
proportions. John Wayne saved the day, 
and James Bond was never shaken or 
stirred. The Rat Pack cruised the 
Vegas strip and the Brat Pack 
cruised the halls in The Breakfast 
Club. 

Blockbusters have ruled 
recent movies. Sylvester 
Stallone punched up Rocky. 
Harrison Ford dodged 
madmen and meteors in 
Star Wars and Raiders of 
the Lost Ark. Armageddon 
and Titanic astounded 
audiences with their 
mega-dollar budgets. Tom 
Hanks, Julia Roberts and 
Will Smith became idols at 
24-screen multiplexes. 



Seen In 3-D 



Weapons flying past! Spaceships 
zooming above! Bwana Devil wowed 
tinted glasses-wearing crowds as the 3-D 
movie phenomenon burst from the screen 
in 1952. But high cost and poor quality 
made 3-D fall flat. Disney's Captain Eo 
gloriously revived 3-D in the '80s and 
became an audience-grabber at Epcot 
Center. Now seven-story IMAX theaters, 
IMAX 3-D technology and simulator rides 
truly immerse viewers in movies. 








•1955 James Dean stars in Rebel Without a Cause 

•1966 Sound of Music wins five Academy Awards 

| *1982 Steven Spielberg phones home with the introduction of E.I 

•1997 Titanic breaks records earning more than $1.1 billion 
worldwide 





"Oh Fiddle Dee Dee," mused 
Scarlett O'Hara (Vivien Leigh) 
over the men and misfortunes 
she encountered as the strong- 
willed and resourceful mistress 
of Tara Plantation in 1 939's 
Gone With The Wind. Often 
called the greatest film made, 
GWTW told of a woman who 
could deal with the Civil War 
but not with losing the love of 
Rhett Butler (Clark Gable). 
Other unforgettable romances: 
The Way We Were, Breakfast 
at Tiffany's and Shakespeare 
In Love. 



"Soitenly" audiences loved comedy teams 
such as The Three Stooges in the '30s and 
'40s. Those n'yuk n'yuk n'yukleheads 
pulled punches to make 'em laugh. Laurel 
and Hardy got into fine messes, while 
Abbott and Costello turned their antics into 
the monstrous classic, Abbott & Costello 
Meet Frankenstein. Groucho, Chico and 
Harpo Marx were top bananas in zany 
romps including Monkey Business and 
opened the trap door for crazies such as 
Martin and Lewis, Crosby and Hope, Steve 
Martin and Eddie Murphy. 



Lights, Camera, Attraction! 



Some movie pairings are so memorable, they 
have become legendary. Here are a few of 
Hollywood's most famous film couples: 

• Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy 
(Woman of the Year - 1 942) 

• Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor 
[Cleopatra - 1 963) 

• Jessica Rabbit and Roger Rabbit 
[Who Framed Roger Rabbit? - 1 988) 

• Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks [Sleepless in 
Seattle - 1 993, Joe Versus the Volcano - 1990 
and You've Got Mail - 1 999) 

• Julia Roberts and . 

Richard Gere (Pretty 
Woman - 1 990 and 
Runaway Bride - 1 999) 

• Humphrey Bogart and 
Ingrid Bergman 
(Casablanca- 1942) 




Oh, those ruby slippers! A brilliant 
technicolor blast brought Kansas' 
Dorothy over the rainbow and into 
audiences' hearts as The Wizard of 
Oz premiered in 1 939. One of the 
best-loved movies because of its 
re-releases and annual television 
broadcasts, the film boasted wicked 
witches, munchkins, a cowardly lion 
and the magical Judy Garland. The 
Wizard of Oz inspired an African 
American musical and movie, The 
Wiz. And who could forget that 
dogged '70s rock band, Toto? 



Box Office Force 




George Lucas bet his high-tech 
space fantasy, Star Wars, 
would be a major force in 
movie history. Sure enough, 
the Star Wars trilogy and Star 
Wars Episode I: The Phantom 
Menace were "Jar-Jarring" 
successes. The special effects 
were out of this world, as 
Hollywood cranked up the 
thrill factor past Earthquake 
and Jaws lo Jurassic Park, 
Armageddon and 
Independence Day. 




•1944 NBC presents first U.S. network newscast 

•1948 Milton Berle's Texaco Star Theatre captures 
92% of viewing audience 

•1949 Canned laughter, a.k.a. laugh tracks, 

debuts, making so-so jokes seem funnier 




Leave it To 
The Family 



A He was the all-American boy. Theodore 
"Beaver" Cleaver, freckled, curious and 
a handful, loved getting dirty and hated 
girls, unlike big brother Walk/. Leave It 
To Beaver, which summed up the '50s 
suburban family, also included vacuum- 
ing-in-heels-and-pearls mom, June and 
understanding dad, Ward. Father 
Knows Best, Ozzie and Harriet and The 
Donna Reed Show also vied for the title 
of "most likely to solve everything with 
milk and cookies." 



Jay, Tell Her What 
She's Just Won! 



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Scheme Me Up, Scotty 



Klingons and Vulcans and Tribbles, oh 
my! Battling 23rd century aliens by the 
score, Mr. Spock, Captain Kirk and the 
rest of the Enterprising crew of Star Trek 
boldly went where no science fiction 
series had gone before: becoming immor- 
talized in movies, spin-offs, Trekkie con- 
ventions and collector plates. Other '60s 
close encounters with space, time and the 
supernatural included The Twilight Zone, 
Lost In Space and My Favorite Martian. 




You bet your life it was big money: The $64,000 
Question paid off for the networks as it and other 
'50s quiz shows lured viewers with cash and 
swell prizes for smart contestants. When it was 
revealed some shows were rigged, the fun and 
games were in jeopardy. Among all-time winning 
shows: What's My Line?, The Price Is Right, Let's 
Make A Deal and Wheel of Fortune. 





On July 20, 1969 millions worldwide sat 
glued to their TVs as the Eagle landed on 
the moon and Apollo I3's Neil 
Armstrong took one giant leap onto the 
unar surface. Americans witnessed the 
iff-off and return of other manned space 
flights on TV, including the horrific 1986 
Challenger space shuttle disaster. 



Learning the alphabet was yummier with 
Cookie Monster and naming numbers was 
not so scary with The Count. Big Bird and his 
Sesame Street Muppet friends, Oscar, 
Grover, Kermit The Frog as well as Bert and 
Ernie, have captivated children since 1967 
with letter-perfect skits and songs. Howdy 
Doody, Captain Kangaroo, Mr. Rogers' 
Neighborhood and Barney also packed lots 
of kid power. Is it time for Teletubbies? 



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Folks said the darndest things on TV. Can you name the shows 
from which these famous lines came? (Answers on last page) 

"Hey, little buddy" • "You rang?" • "Here come de judge" • "Say the secret word and win $100" 

• "This tape will self-destruct in five seconds" • "Honey, I'm home" • "Shut up, meathead" 

• "Sorry about that, Chief" • "Won't you be my neighbor?" • "To the Moon, Alice" • "Cowabunga, 
dude" • "Live long and prosper" • "Hello, Newman" • "You're traveling through another dimension" 




•1969 Turn-On is first show to air only once 

•1972 The Fonz says "Ayyyy!" on Happy Days 

•1980 Oil-slick bad boy J.R. Ewing is shot Da//as-style 

•1984 To introduce Macintosh computers, Apple runs its 

"1984" commercial only once-during the Super Bowl 




From The Network That 
Brought You Insane Pets II 



"Be the first on the block to own a set!" 
Would folks go as bonkers over television in 
the late 1940s as they had over radio in the 
'30s? As sure as Gunsmoke and The Colgate 
Comedy Hour, they did. Day and night, TV 
entertained, reported news, televised sports 
and created bright stars. Variety hosts such as 
Ed Sullivan shared the television waves with 
westerns, talent shows and sitcoms, including 
The Honeymooners. 

The Beverly Hillbillies struck a ratings 
gusher in the '60s, and Gilligan's Island, 
Laugh-In and Comer Pyle just kept the jokes 
coming. Batman zapped, Mission Impossible 
infiltrated and Bewitched twitched to greatness. It 
was Walter Cronkite for 
news and Johnny Carson 
for late-night talk. 



Those '70s shows such as The 
Brady Bunch, M*A*S*H, Fantasy 
Island and All In The Family appealed 
to young and old viewers. Real 
People made life entertaining, while 
60 Minutes took a harder look at the 
news. Roots popularized the mini- 
series, Cheers and Cosby caused 
'80s laughs and soap operas includ- 
ing General Hospital cleaned up. 

In the '90s, tabloid TV delved 
deeply, The Simpsons kept batting 
Homers, cable TV became a turn-on, 
and ER and Seinfeld were must-see. 
What in Oprah's name is next? 






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National 




•1513 Ponce de Leon begins exploring Florida 

•1620 Pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock 

•1773 Boston Tea Party staged to protest British taxes 

•1866 "In God We Trust" added to U.S. currency 




Fate of the Union 



From the wilderness came a nation 
ready to fight for freedom and survive 
all odds. Native Americans had lived in 
the continent long before European 
explorers and colonists arrived in the 16th 
century. Thirteen British colonies formed, 
and the Revolutionary War erupted when 
England tightened control, and Paul 
Revere warned of the oncoming British 
invasion. Independence and the United 
States of America were both declared 
in 1776. 

The new nation weathered heat from 
France and Mexico, but acquired new 
territory such as the Louisiana Purchase. 
After gold in California was discovered 
in 1 849, America heard the roar of the 
Civil War, Reconstruction and Native 
American warriors such as Geronimo. 
Industry growth fueled prosperity until 



World War I and the beginning of the 
Great Depression. Two heroines, Rosie 
the Riveter and First Lady Eleanor 
Roosevelt, emerged during World War 
II. Peace efforts chilled as the Cold War, 
Korean War and McCarthyism isolated 
the U.S. from Communist nations. 

Life prospered in the suburbs and 
man rocketed into space, while civil 
rights struggles ignited. President John F. 
Kennedy was struck down, as were 
countless soldiers in Vietnam. Then 
President Richard Nixon struck out after 
the Watergate political scandal. The 
Gulf War, pollution and tragedies such 
as the Oklahoma City bombing hit hard 
in recent decades. Yet Americans still 
rally around the Stars and 
Wx Stripes. 



Betsy Ross was a well-known Philadelphia 
seamstress. In 1 776, the young widow 
was approached by George 
Washington's Continental Congress 
committee to sew the first official U.S. 
flag per their 13 stars/ 13 stripes 
design. With the speed of Paul 
Revere, she finished it off as 
a July 4th accompaniment / 

to The Declaration of 
Independence, which 
laid the foundation 
for the United States 
of America. 

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Star Spangled Gal 



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•1916 Income tax implemented 

•1964 The Tonkin Gulf resolution authorizes U.S 
troops to take military action in Vietnam 

•1994 OJ. Simpson trial begins 



OO 1800 





President Abraham Lincoln called it "A 
House Divided." The United States 
was unofficially split between the North 
(the Union), which sought to abolish slav- 
ery and modernize America, and the 
South (the Confederacy), which favored 
preserving slavery and an agrarian 
festyle. From 1861 to 1865, the bloody 
Civil War raged until General Robert E. 
Lee's Confederate army surrendered to 
General Ulysses S. Grant's Union force. 
Slavery was abolished and the United 
States became one nation again. 



"I Have a Dream that my children will 
one day live in a nation where they 
will not be judged by the color of their 
skin, but by the content of their charac- 
ter," said Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to 
Washington, D.C., protesters in 1963. 
His non-violent approach helped 
advance civil rights for all races. Other 
warriors for racial equality include 
anti-segregationist Rosa Parks, and 
Jesse Jackson, who pushed for 
African-American economic power. 



The 1 920s roared with prosperity 
until October 29, 1 929, Black 
Tuesday, when the New York 
Stock Exchange crashed and mil- 
lions of shares of stock were sud- 
denly dumped, plunging many into 
poverty. Franklin D. Roosevelt 
defeated President Herbert 
Hoover in the 1932 election. 
Roosevelt worked to end the 
Great Depression with the New 
Deal. Since then, America has sur- 
vived inflation, recession, tax cuts, 
and somehow, lunchroom food. 




It was a simpler time called 
"The Good Old Days." The 
front porch, or stoop, was the 
nightly gathering place for 
several generations of family 
and friends. Evening breezes 
and conversation filled the air 
while a passing parade of 
buggies and neighbors moved 
past. Maybe it was the coming 
of television, indoor air 
conditioning or the faster pace 
of suburban communities that 
caused the front porch to 
disappear. 



In 1 869, Susan B. Anthony helped found 
the National Women's Suffrage 
Association to seek equal rights for 
women. Her efforts led to passage of the 
19th Amendment in 1920, giving women 
the right to vote. Other women's rights 
leaders furthered the cause, including 
Gloria Steinem and Betty Friedan. Role 
models such as astronaut Sally Ride and 
Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day 
O'Connor opened still more doors. 



She Carries a Torch for Freedom 



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5,000,000 
4,000,000 
3,000,000 
2,000,000 
1 ,000,000 



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"Give me your tired, your poor, 
your huddled masses yearning to be 
free," beckons the Statue of Liberty. 
A gift to the United States from 
France in 1 884, she has welcomed 

□ millions of immigrants to American 
n shores with her towering presence 
~y in New York Harbor. Though they 
f\# ^ hail from many nations, they now 
f ■& call only one country home. 



Communications 




HOP "I 






We're All Ears 




Revenge Of The 
CyberNerds 



Going geek is a good thing if your 
name is Bill Gates. Computers 
revolutionized the speed and accura- 
cy of information processing, ever 
since a punch card machine tabulat- 
ed the 1 890 census. In the 1970s, a 
computer's entire workings fit on a 
chip. Things got PC when 
Microsoft created software programs, 
making Gates a "bill"-ionaire. The 
Internet logged on in the '90s with 
waves of Web sites, interactive 
games, chat rooms and all-important 
e-mail. Pretty incredible.com, eh? 



In Depression-era America, radio 
was not only a necessity but a 
reassuring source of comfort. Turning 
the dial brought cheery hit songs, 
soap operas, comedies, news of the 
world and President Franklin 
D. Roosevelt's encouraging fireside 
chats to the nation. Though the 
nation later became obsessed with 
television, radio kept up its cool 
beat with rock music, talk radio, 
rap and other listening pleasures. 




Read All About It! 







It's the cats meow, you clueless daddy-o. 



Any big cheese or gkoovy chick 
knows that every generation +ias 
its own speak. Match fbejsiang 
thang with its correct meaning, 
y'hear? (Answers on last page) 
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In the late 1 800s, some newspapers took 
Freedom of the Press too far. To gain new 
readership, some of America's leading 
newspapers began sensationalizing 
accounts of Spanish oppression in Cuba to 
provoke America's entry into the Spanish- 
American War. After this outbreak of 
"yellow journalism," news media took great 
measures to heighten credibility, though 
tabloid-style reporting still exists. On the flip 
side, investigative reporting gained popular- 
ity in the 1970s by exposing government 
corruption, such as Watergate, as well as 
improper business practices. 



Storming The Network 



A. 


Wired 


1. 


Television ('30s) 


B. 


Smokey 


2. 


Food (1600s) 


C. 


Grub 


3. 


Relax ('90s) 


D. 


Lousy 


4. 


Top dog ('90s) 


E. 


It's the bunk 


5. 


Disbelief ('20s) 


F. 


Boob Tube 


6. 


Bad (1700s) 


G. 


Kick It 


7. 


Excited ('90s) 


H. 


Reet 


8. 


State trooper ('70s) 


1. 


Home skillet 


9. 


Excellent ('30s) 




No sooner had the Persian Gulf War 
erupted in 1991 than Ted Turner's Cable 
News Network, CNN, covered it non- 
stop. Broadcasts had never been so 
immediate. The Big Three networks were 
also shocked by the popularity of such 
other cable offerings as HBO, ESPN and 
A&E as well as satellite dishes and pay- 
per-view. Television viewers, however, 
loved all the remote possibilities. 



•1160 Chinese sew pages to make stitched books 

•1300 Chinese invent abacus and count their blessings 

•1455 Gutenberg publishes Bible with his newly 
invented press 

•1888 Hand-held camera patent issued 



1700 1800 




•1960 Xerox corporation patents 

revolutionary copying process 

•1974 The first People magazine is published 

•1985 Cellular phones first invade cars 



Ring Ma Bell 



"Mr. Watson, come here," 
said Alexander Graham Bell into the 
telephone he developed in 1 876. It's 
become one of today's most valuable 
communication devices, linking people 
throughout the world at lightning speed. 
From the telephone's humble beginnings 
have emerged high-speed fiber optic 
networks, fax machines, cellular phones, 
computer modems and videophones. 
There's some connection here. 



Get The Message 
Already? 




People spoke, wrote letters and sent mes- 
sengers before this millennium but communi- 
cation was usually local and slow. Most 
Middle Ages books were religious because 
church leaders were among the few who 
could read. Monks copied oooks by hand 
and town criers were heard since they 
announced news. Printed books of the 
Renaissance allowed the masses to read the 
Bible and other works. By the 1600s, 
newspapers enabled inquiring minds to read 
ship schedules. Benjamin Franklin helped 
establish regular postal service in the 1700s 
and the Pony Express ran mail cross- 
country in the 1 800s. 

While steamships and locomo- 
tives sped the spread of news, it 
wasn't until Samuel Morse 
invented the telegraph in 
the 1840s that coded 
messages were 
transmitted rapidly 
Cameras, the type- 
writer, telephone, 
phonograph and 
motion pictures put 
communications on an 
even faster track. 
Advances came in short 
and long waves when 
Guglielmo Marconi invented 
radio. Television was perfected, 

and tape recorders came into 
play. Since the 1960s, communica- a 
tion satellites relayed TV, radio and m 
other signals across the planet. 
Computers and modems instantly 
processed data, and the Internet linked 1 
the world. Broadcast journalists, such 
as 20/20's Barbara Walters, fueled 
the rise of information junkies. Fiber 
optics, VCRs, CD-ROMs and HDTV 
not only furthered technology but gav 
adults lots of expensive new toys. 



tf 




Where Were YouP 



On the last day of the millennium I was 



On the first day of the millennium I was 



That was so 

Last Century! 

What to leave in the 20th century 



CLOTHES 

MUSIC 

TELEVISION 

ACTOR 

ACTRESS flfe 

SLANG 

DANCES 

ELECTRONICS 

GAMES 

FOOD 



Back in the LAST 

Millennium... 

Places I went: 



This is so 

This Century! 

What to bring into the 2 1 st century 



.ntheNEW 

Millennium 

Places I want to go: 



People I knew: 



People I want to meet: 



Stuff I used to do for fun: 



Things that are fun now: 



used to think: 



Now I think: 



Book/Character Answers: A-3, B-6, C-8, D-1 , E-5, F-2, G-9, H-4, I-7 

What's My Line Answers: Gilligan's Island • The Addams Family • Laugh In • You Bet Your Life • Mission Impossible • I Love Lucy • All in the 
Get Smart • Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood • The Honeymooners • The Simpsons • Star Trek • Seinfeld • The Twilight Zone 
sng Answers: A-7, B-8, C-2, D-6, E-5, F-1 , G-3, H-9, I-4 



A 



Abbott, Sadie 92 
Achilli, Jordan 50, 97 
Ackerman, Jessica 62, 

114 
Acosta, Christopher 96 




Acosta, Tanya 132 
Albano, Joe 71, 92 
Aleksic, Bojan 61 
Aleman, Maria 108 
Alex, Nicole 35, 92, 

130 
Aliberti, Gina 63, 118 
Allen, Holly 119 
Allen, Jaime 18, 121 
Allen, Jason 48, 49, 

118 
Allen, Jennifer 37 
Allen, Kyle 100 
Allen, Michelle 38, 40, 

53, 108, 130 
Allison, Amanda 88, 

125 
Allsop, Glen 73, 116 
Aloise, Jaclyn 88 
Alt, RaeAnn 54, 116 
Altman, Angela 70, 130 
Altman, Tara 38 
Amulic, Borko 43, 118, 

132 
Anderson, Cory 51 
Anderson, Erin 48, 

123, 130 
Andreoli, Marino 127 
Andress, Samantha 16 
Apperson, Lee 128 
Aravz, Jose Rene 132 



Ardis, Catherine 97, 

105, 131 
Arft, Heidi 97 
Armstrong, James 61, 

65, 122, 123 
Arnold, Chrissy 43 
Asher, Jennifer 126 
Ashmankas, Cristin 116 
Atkins, Kathleen 60 
Ayer-Ziegler, Lonnie 

114 



B 




Back, Joseph 4, 93, 

108 
Balcker, Vivien 121 
Balla, Marton 73 
Ballinger, Gwen 60 
Ballrick, James 43 
Balog, Teresa 48, 93, 

108, 134 
Banks, Rafe 116 
Barabas, Ashley 70, 

118, 119 
Barker, Jonathan 37, 

54, 126 
Barleycorn, Aaron 37, 

128 
Barlow, Phillip 76, 98 
Barnes, Emily 45 
Barrow, Melissa 114 
Barter, Richard 126 
Basta, Jennifer 56 
Baster, Thomas 114 
Baxter, Madelin 125 
Baykal, Arda 61 
Bayly, Andrew 40 



Bayne, Leanne 51, 131 
Beach, Kerry 66 
Beattie, Jennifer 53 
Beauregard, Josh 16, 

120 
Becker, Antje 118 
Beckett III, John 67 
Beiter, Margaret 22, 

118, 119 
Belanger, Stephanie 

125 
Bell, Jaime 119 
Bender, Kate 22, 119 
Beres, Dustin 64, 65, 

129 
Berg, Katrina 53, 99, 

124, 160 
Bergren, Frank 61, 124 
Berkau, Megan 123 
Bernhardt, Nancy 32, 

45,46,51,53, 114 




Besenhofer, Lauren 35, 

123 
Bettridge, Jennifer 121 
Betts, Genienne 10, 66, 

123 
Bhatia, Purav 43 
Bhatt, Shakti 38 
Biggs, Christie 35, 68, 

130 
Bilgutay, Suleyman 54 
Binkosky, Nickolas 126 
Birnbaum, Jonathan 42, 

54, 107, 125 
Bitterer, Andree 61 
Bjorklund, Johanna 60 



Black, Andrew 28, 53, 

124 
Blackburn, Amy 63, 

123 
Blazanovic, Aleksandar 

127 
Blazek, Jesse 65, 128 
Blitch, Rebecca 46, 53, 

130 
Blumenthal, Janice 37, 

56, 114 
Bogart, Emily 114, 115 
Bogins, Kenya 46, 67 
Boldebuck, Jonathan 

12,53 
Bolle, Corinne 96 
Boney, Scott 74, 121 
Boone, Brittney 35, 

122 
Boothe, Erik 54, 62 
Borges, Alexandre 3 
Boroden, Travis 122 
Bower, Danielle 102 
Bowker, Rita 35, 38, 

56, 102, 103, 123, 

138 
Bowles, Farryn 123 
Boye, Megan 45, 46, 

123 
Brady, Melanie 68, 116 




Braun, Lorien 45, 56, 

102 
Briancesco, Laura 92, 

130 
Briggs, Kathleen 37, 43, 

89, 123 
Brizido, Ana 102 
Brokema, Matthew 130 






Brooks, Brian 45, 

56,102, 130 
Brooks, Charles 61, 

117, 125 
Brooks, Christopher 

119 
Brough, Nathan 128 
Brown, Kathryn 27 
Brown, Kendra 102, 

130 
Brown, Mary 56 
Brown, Ziare 126 
Browning, Josie 53, 

121 
Brummett, Jenny 54, 

130 
Bruno, Sheena 41, 100, 

128, 135 
Bryan, Carrie 60 
Buchanan, Amanda 37, 

118 
Buchholz, Theresia 20, 

45, 46, 126 
Buck, Bradley 115 
Buhite Jr., Thomas 37, 

82, 114, 115 
Burke, Frank 76 
Burlingame, Melissa 

124 
Burns, Jessica 51, 60, 

121 
Burns, Mary 92 
Burroughs, Henry 45, 

120 
Burton, Christopher 37, 

128 
Byrnes, Theresa 54, 70, 

116 



c 




Callahan, Michael 76 
Callender, Melanie 51, 

131 
Campanella, Sandra 16, 

64, 65, 92, 126 
Caplan, Heather 51, 

102, 128 
Carbone, Chad 92 
Carde, Jonathan 45 
Carleton, Christina 15, 

117 
Carlson, Alice 34, 35, 

46, 47, 130 
Carlton, Andrew 61, 

128 
Carmichael, Candis 38, 

126 
Carnes, Jerry 35, 45, 

115 
Carothers, Cahli 37 
Carrasco, Monica 51, 

60, 121 
Cash, Joseph 65, 128 
Cassingham, Luke 48, 

108 
Causin, Alexander 38, 

130 
Caya, Christine 130 




Cerallo, Vanessa 46, 47, 

132 
Chaillot, Coralie 132 
Chalkias, Paul 126 
Chambers, Amanda 

132 
Chaney, Erica 35, 119 



Chang Fong, Lester 67 
Chazey, Alyssa 98 
Cherkin, Rebecca 122 
Chesnutt-Golden, Kristin 

126 
Chodnicki, Ryan 125 
Chorba, Serge 40 
Church, Camille 60, 

136 
Church, Isabel 11, 38, 

119 
Ciddio, Jessica 53 
Clark- Joseph, David 

124 
Cline, Randy 65, 118, 

128 
Cloonan, Christy 102 
Clubb, Jeremy 61, 124 
Cocca, Jill 60, 130 
Cole, Jonathan 53, 116 
Cole, Katalin 66 
Colella, Mike 128 
Coleman, John 24, 126 
Coleman, Scott 1 1 , 35 
Collier, Jennifer 106, 

114 
Collins, Teresa 48, 62, 

118 



Costley, Ruth 37, 119 
Cotgreave, James 85, 

92 
Cotto, Phil 76, 128 
Court, Katherine 46, 

118 
Coutinhe, Shannon 120 
Cox, Jocelyn 43, 130 
Craig, Alicia 120 
Craig, Erica 18, 35 
Cranford, Phillip 115 
Crans, Melissa 96 
Crawford, Morgan 97 
Crile, Wesley 118 
Crittenden, Nameka 

122 
Croley, Meredith 128 
Crotty, Justin 15, 43, 

45,56, 119, 123, 132 
Curl, Tracey 43, 92, 

131 
Cyr, Michelle 132 



D 



D'Onofrio, Marissa 68 




Combs, Julie 130 
Contardo, Chris 28, 35, 

118 
Cook, Christa 90 
Cook, James 27 
Cook, Jessica 99, 108 
Coppie, Josh 65 
Coriaty, Marc 92 
Cortelli, Raimondo 115 
Costa, Andrew 6, 128 



D'Urso, Julie 103 
Dahm Jr., Richard 45, 

87 
Daily, Lisa 132 
Damery, Angela 45, 51, 

53, 103 
Dann, Alexander 122, 

123 
Darrah, Heather 122, 

123 
Daruia, Joseph 93 



Cy?-£Daz/t/a 



Dasanayake, Chetiva 

120 
Dasanayake, Kavinda 

35,43 
Davenport, Derric 115 
Davenport, Rachel 37 
Davin, Jonathan 74, 

127, 132 
Davis, Anne 69 
Davis, Zena 46, 51, 66 
Day, Adam 115 
Day, Rebecca 43, 54, 

55, 116 
De Almeida, Cristiane 

90, 131, 134 
DeBow, James 37, 122, 

123 
DeFreitas, David 8 
DeHann, Lynnea 20, 

22,45,56, 114 
de Jong, Elisa 35, 36, 

37, 122, 123 
DeLorme, Laurel 93 
DeMeyer, David 160 
DeRijk, Maria 53 
DeRoche, Lisa 10, 68, 

114 




DeVries, Elizabeth 126 
Deegan, Kathleen 114, 

132 
Deford, Tina 56, 123 
Delo, Dawn 60, 119 
Denzer, Matt 74 
Deringer, Andrew 76, 

128 
Deutsch, David 130 
DiGuglielmo, Joyce 70, 

116, 117 
Diamond, Andrew 123 



Dickson, Amanda 100 
Dickson, Kevin 26, 76, 

118 
Diedrich, John 48, 118 
Dill, Jeremy 76, 98, 

128 
Dinerman, Jennifer 46, 

47 
Dolan, Cady 60 
Donohue, Rita 97 
Dopson, Ashley 108 
Dostie, Philip 42, 43, 

48,53, 117 
Dotterer, Jarrid 10, 22, 

113 
Dozier, William 119 
Drakakis, Vicki 52, 53, 

103, 131 
Dreher, Chandra 38, 

75, 122 
Drexler, Tina 103 
Dua-Kyei, Nana 122 
Dubai, Parag 43 
Duitsman, Stanley 115 
Dunbar, Clevon 67 
Dunsky, Andrew 128 
Dupont, Gregiore 19 
Dusheva, Maria 43, 88, 

108 




Eckert, Tracie 6, 115 
Ehlers, Megan 124 
Ehrhardt, Elizabeth 108 
Ell, Michael 25, 128 
Ellinberg, Parker 76 
Elliott, Bethany 45, 



114, 115 
Elliott, Lauren 69 
Ellison, Shannon 60 
Emer, Sherri 43, 103 
Emerson, Jennifer 64 
Englehart, Danielle 3, 

53, 54, 94, 99, 108, 

131 
Ensminger, Ericka 121 
Evans, Andrienne 126 
Evans, Karl 122, 123 



F 



Fajardo, Aura 46, 53, 

103 
Falcioni, Jennifer 45 
Fallone, Leah 117 
Famiglietti, Taylor 61 
Fanter, James 37, 96 
Farmer, Adam 116 
Faulk, Myonitra 46, 66 
Fedder, Michael 18, 53, 

116 
Fedor, Melody 60 
Felicetta, Mike 35, 46, 

47, 53, 130 
Felton, Felecia 46, 66 
Fenger, Eric 73 
Ferenc, Keri 97 
Ferguson, Sarah 51 
Fernand, Amalia 87, 

116 




Feyes, Brian 61, 125 
Fielder, Kelli 70 
Fielder, Kim 124 
Figueredo, Chris 128 
Fila, Ken 128 



Filan, Jacob 100 
Finne, Erika 128 
Finnegan, Shannon 93 
Fisher, Tanya 45, 114 
Fisk, Sean 37, 130 
Fitzpatrick, Katie 130 
Fletcher, Ted 118 
Forbis, Nicole 69, 114 
Ford, Eric 7 
Foreman, Jason 124 
Forte, Steven 7, 38 
Fountain, Bradley 115 
Fountain, Lorna 48, 53, 

103, 116 
Fox, Djuan 46, 128 
Francis, Cheryl-Ann 100 
Francis, Robert 35 
Franco, Madeline 43, 

119 
Franco, Michael 116 
Franco, Yvonne 119 
Frankenfeld, Elizabeth 

118, 119 
Frates, Alex 114 
Freeman, Nicole 45 
Freeman, Thomas 97 
Fritzsche, Benedikt 41 
Frump, Steven 50, 128 
Fuller, Rebekah 124 
Furrow, Heather 20, 

40, 45, 96 
Fuselier, Rachel 108 



Gabin, Jean 114 
Gadol, Eric 37, 53, 56, 
95, 108, 119 




Gamelin, Jill 100 
Garberding, Jens 73, 

122 
Garcia, Andreina 98 
Garcia, Blanca 26, 46, 

120, 121 
Garcia, Martha 128 
Garcia, Ofir 46, 106 
Gardner, Maureen 118 
Garrett, Morgan 128 
Garrison, Michael 126 
Gault, Nicholas 20, 38, 

39 
Geheran, Matthew 51 
Genova, Ezequiel 115 
Gentsch, Jennifer 93 
3ibbs, Andrew 37 
Gibson, Evin 127 
Gilbert, Kelly 60 
Gilbourne, Michael 74 
Gill, Davie 46, 67 
31awe, Sam 128 
31enn, Lori 66 
jodfrey, Rachel 37 
3oeller, Amanda 70, 

118, 119 
lold, Todd 93, 136, 

130 
Goldstein, Alexis 40, 

116 




Gonzales, Andre 128 
Gonzalez, Johnna 115 
iood, Erica 119 
Goodwill, Sam 43, 45, 

56, 103, 119 
ioresh, Samantha 54, 

114 
Jorker, Beril 99 
iormley, Joe 128 



Gould, William 127 
Grafton, Vicki 121 
Graham, Cara 130 
Graham, Samuel 56, 

116 
Graslie, Maegan 121 
Grasty, Rayetta 4, 103 
Graves, Phillip 46 
Gray, Shannon 96, 126, 

130 
Gray, Sharon 132 
Gray ton, Lynne 97, 

130, 136 
Green, Jessica 40, 124, 

125, 127, 138 
Green, William 53, 87, 

118 
Greenberg, Patricia 56, 

121 



H 




Greenwalt, Julianna 116 
Greenwood, Annji 124 
Griffin, Brittany 44, 45, 

56, 88, 122, 123 
Griffith, Kristen 126 
Grimshaw, Kerry 37 
Grinups, Peter 46, 75 
Grutza, Jody 100, 136 
Gucciardi, Leah 56 
Guide, Amanda 21, 70, 

127 
Guilloud, Nathalie 32 
Guter, Stephanie 63, 

117 
Guthrie, Dana 72, 88, 

93 
Guttman, Jorge 99 
Guyadeen, Angela 38, 

45,53, 116 



Habel, James 45, 56, 

93 
Hadzic, Tanja 43, 53 




Hager, Danielle 3, 4, 

30, 49, 103, 131, 137 
Hahn, Karen 130, 131 
Haley, Amber 45 
Hall, Carrie 12, 50, 51, 

53, 108, 128 
Hamel, Joshua 45, 56, 

100, 130 
Hammond, Emily 100 
Hardifer, James 118 
Hardy, Sarah 62 
Harper, Andrew 77, 

128 
Harrington, John 125 
Harrison, Kristin 37 
Hart, Gregory 37, 97 
Harvey, Eileen 128 
Heckman, Dustin 61, 

137 
Heidt, Gabriel 28, 29 
Heilman, Katherine 48, 

54, 72, 117 
Heinen, Sarah 37 
Heinonen, Jennifer 40 
Heller, Senti 38, 56, 

124 
Heller, Zoe 125 
Henderson, David 128 
Hendrickson, David 128 
Hensley II, Jerry 65, 93 
Herman, Danielle 45, 

100 




Herrington, Kristine 4, 

53, 54, 97, 131 
Herron, Allison 48, 123 
Hesselius, Anthony 51, 

53 
Heuglin, James 122 
Hexum, Nick 122 
Hice, Lyndie 37 
Hicks, Anthony 7, 126 
Higgs, Kari 132 
Higley, Angela 38, 132 
Hill, Laura 66 
Hillmann, Elizabeth 45, 

103, 123 
Hindman, Kayla 19, 53, 

101, 114 
Hinebaugh, Celia 118 
Hinsch, Michael 125 
Hirschfeld, Bob 56 
Hirsiger, Ricarda 133 
Hoch, Katherine 60, 

114, 115 
Hock, Alexander 65, 99 
Hodge, Mathis 122 
Holfeltz, Joshua 61, 

123 
Hollan, William 106, 

108 
Holmes, Adrian 54 
Holt, Sally 35, 133 
Holth, Anne 115 
Hooper, Rebecca 22, 

75, 118 
Hopkins, Amanda 8, 

43, 130 
Hopkins, Dustin 125 
Hopkins, Fiona 16, 121 
Hopson, Ashley 38, 56, 



118, 



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Iwata, Wade 125 
Izquierdo, Andres 129 



K 



Home, Christina 121 
Homtvedt, Andrea 72, 

114, 115 
Horst, Megan 35, 51, 

70, 89, 126, 127 
Howell, Amy 60 
Howey, Amanda 28, 

35,38,39, 114, 115 
Huddleston, Julia 46, 

51, 66, 128 
Hudon, Tyler 48, 78, 

116 
Huestis, Diana 37, 38, 

43, 114, 115 
Huff, Brandon 76, 103, 

107, 128 
Huitt, Abigail 11, 62, 

118, 119 
Hunter, Jeannie 15, 26, 

53, 118 
Hurst, Gretchen 104, 

130 
Hyman, Amanda 124 
Hymovitz, Andrea 37, 

93 



/ 



Iddings, Cecily 40, 80, 

108 
Imber, Emily 127 
Imler, Megan 127 
Ingram, Brandy 46, 116 
Insalaco, Michael 125 
Ireland, Jane 75, 119 
Irwin, David 45 
Isasi, Samantha 124 
Ishizaki, Kyoko 46 
iverson, Winston 43 




J 



Jablonski, Elisabeth 43 
Jackson, Chrissy 38, 

99, 130 
Jackson, Courtney 37 
Jackson, Kelly 64 
Jackson, Tara 43 
Jacobs, Laura 54, 116, 

117 
Jaeger, Stephen 12, 61 
James, Chantal 38, 39, 

101 
James, Kaitlin 125 
Jankovic, Kristijan 114 
Jansen, Kjetil 62, 116 
Janusz, Lesley 75, 119 
Janusz, Ronald 20, 75 
Jeffries, Kristen 14, 115 
Johnson, Dustin 116 
Johnson, Erin 64 
Johnson, Lisa 45, 54 
Johnson, RaeMarie 53 
Johnston, Steven 116 
Jones, Anthony 126 
Jones, Richmond 24 
Jones, Steven 26, 128 
Jones, Vera 29, 45, 118 
Jordan, Jill 51, 116 
Jorgensson, Jonathan 

65, 124 
Judge, Suzanne 123 



Kakoullis, James 43 
Kalas, Patrick 99, 114 
Kalmin, Kevin 101 
Kannan, Gitanjali 51, 

93 
Kaptanoglu, Mehmet 

45, 100 
Kapur, Himanshu 127 




Karczewski, John 7, 

114, 115 
Kathawala, Naamah 

126 
Kaydo, Brett 14, 114, 

115 
Keats, Josiah 118 
Kennedy, Brendan 44, 

127 
Kennedy, Christopher 

61, 124 
Kennedy, Cristin 97, 

126 
Kern, Dara 125 
Keyzers, Kristina 53, 

101 
Kidd, Shelly 45, 123 
King, Emily 64 
King, Stephen 104 
Kingsley, Jennifer 12, 

64, 121 
Kinnett, Stanley 35 
Kinnis, Kate 17 
Kirby, Nadji 34,35,46, 

52, 53, 99, 128 
Klaskow, Tyler 54, 118 
Klein, Richard 116 
Kliewer, Jeff 67, 93, 

131 



Kline, Heather 82 
Klinger, Robert 48, 85, 

93 
Knefley, Alison 43, 72, 

81, 104, 106 
Knight, Nailah 93 
Koch, James 76, 119 
Koenig, Megan 53, 125 
Kolek, Michael 126 
Kolman, Amanda 29, 

38, 124, 125 
Komrska, Pavel 128 
Koper, Ana 43, 47, 99 
Koski, Amy 22 
Kosmitis, Leah 60, 87, 

90, 114, 115 
Kostecke, Jennifer 93, 

112 




Kottmann, Stephen 43, 

124 
Koyuncuoglu, Genco 43 
Kraatz, Lindsey 45, 52, 

119, 122, 123 
Krasniak, Sarah 94 
Krastanova, Hristiana 6, 

115 
Kraus, Elizabeth 114, 

115 
Krause, Karen 52, 53 
Krot, Eve 43, 53, 118, 

119 
Krucket, Dave 128 
Kute, Maria 40, 46 



L 



Lacey, Brooke 58, 60, 
119 



Laird, Brian 115 
Lake, Nkomo 119 
Lamont, Tracy-Ann 115 
Lamparski, Johnny 37 
Lampert, Andrew 65, 

118 
Lamping, Logan 53, 

121 
Landon, Kimberly 37, 

45, 122, 123 
Lang, Sarah 114 
Larrabee, Thomas 126, 

127 
Larson, Rebekka 103 
Laurin, Jana 6, 8, 54, 

70, 115 
Laux, Eric 114, 115 
Lavini, Carla 99 
Law, Jilleanne 66 
Lawson, Sarah 37 
Lebar, Christina 109 
Leblanc, Carrie 63, 94 
Lebreton, Martina 35, 

45 
Lee, Angelina 133 
Lefler, Jennifer 43 
Legg, Julie 116 




Lendrihas, Thomas 45, 

116 
Lennel, John 46 
Lesiw, Richard 37, 104 
Levasseur, James 158 
Levesque, Jonathan 35 
Levy, Jennifer 94, 123 
Levy, Michelle 46, 53, 

99, 130 
Lewis, Leigh 53, 104, 

117 



Lieser, Joseph 118 
Lin, Tyng-Yuh 122 
Lindemann, Marcus 104 
Linton, Karen 133 
Lintz, Jennifer 52, 53, 

104, 116, 117, 118 
Lipscomb, Kristen 53, 

115 
Littman, Rebecca 120, 

121 
Livingston, Christina 

80,96 
Llopiz, Joel 37, 104 
Lofgren, Kristin 54, 72, 

117 
Lofgren, Sabra 72 
Long, Patrick 18, 127 
Longworth, Jennifer 
Loop, Justin 71 
Lozano, David 25, 34, 

35 
Lucia, Kimberly 125 
Lueking, Melissa 8, 37 
Lukoff, Matthew 126 
Luoto, Monica 8, 118 
Lydon, Jessica 117, 125 



M 



MacCarthy, Leah 38, 

48, 121 
MacDowell, Karen 18, 

121 
MacGlashan, Megan 

122, 123 




Macal, Jennifer 62, 105 
Macarajan, Horeesh 

126 
Mace, Charlotte 36, 37 



Macfarlan, Daphne 34, 

35, 86, 97, 130, 137 
Mack, Kelly 94 
Mahapatra, Urvashi 42, 

99 
Maiocco, Michael 94 
Maitner, Angela 51, 53, 

118 
Mallia, Kimberly 60 
Manning, Chad 43, 105 
Manteiga, Maria 101, 

130 
Manteiga, Patricia 35, 

47, 51, 130 
March, Amber 126 
Marshall, Nevin 50 
Martin, Julia 121 
Martin, Shawn 65 
Martineau, Emily 130 
Marusa, Chris 35, 37, 

40, 46, 130 
Mason, Denise 104, 

105, 117 
Mason, Heather 38 
Masoud, Abdo 94 
Masters, Guy 133 
Matarazzo, Andrea 60 
Mathres, Farah 116 
Matot, Kim 96, 115 
Matterson, Christopher 

53, 126 
Mattice, Kristy 70 
Maturo, Brook 53 
Mayette, Kimberly 6, 

38, 116, 117 
Mazzocchi, Alisa 51, 

62, 116 
McArthur, Lucas 17 
McAuley, Kristen 118 
McCarron, Kylie 94 




McCarthy, Laura 37, 

56, 115 
McCauley, Kristen 118 
McCluskey, Brendan 

130 
McCoy, Kristen 35, 122 
McCoy, Rebecca 101 
McDonough, Casey 116 
McDowell, Linda 97 
McGill, Shannon 130 
McGinley, James 118 
McHenry, Margaret 130 
Mcintosh, Katherine 

119 
Mclver, Amanda 112, 

116, 117 
McKendry, Carrie 117 
McKnight, Kelly 35 
McLaughlin, Joshua 61, 

86 
McLaughlin, Mark 115 
McMahon, Maureen 38 
McShine, Dexter 117 
Meacham, Kate 45, 49, 

52, 53, 96, 127 
Meador, Monica 36, 37, 

126 
Meigs-Friend, Gaia 23, 

119 
Melville, Brooke 51, 53 
Meredith, Ashley 36, 

37 




Merichko, Tim 35, 128 
Merritt, Richard 133 
Mesquita, Luciana 6, 

47, 117 
Meyer, Cindy 18, 75, 

105, 133 



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Meyers, Robert 50, 51, 

53, 109, 159 
Micek, Rebecca 32, 35, 

46, 53, 101, 130 
Michaels, Hope 69 
Michels, Amanda 37 
Michl, John 76 
Miller, Amanda 37, 127 
Miller, Ryan 7, 54, 116, 

117 
Mills, Kathryn 3, 127 
Minas, Dawn 70, 121 
Mindermann, Lauren 

119 
Minerich, William 61, 

124 
Miyashita, Masae 124, 

125 
Moir, Amy 45, 53, 105, 

123 
Molineaux, Matthew 43 
Monastesse, Nicole 124, 

125 
Moor, Katie 51, 105 
Moore, James 29, 103, 

105 
Moore, Samantha 105 
Moore, Stephanie 45, 

56 




Morch, Lars 127 
Mordecai, Salome 46, 

47 
Morey, Kristina 21, 30, 

40, 53, 95, 109 
Morgan, Andrew 35 
Morgan, Everald 9, 97 
Morgan, Sarah 127 
Morganstein, Emily 35, 



38, 115, 126, 127, 

137 
Morris, Gracson 38, 

115, 134 
Morrison, Katie 116, 

117 
Morse, Heather 94, 114 
Morse, Ryan 117 
Mortimer, Kim 53, 119 
Moyer, Nathan 35, 128 
Mueller, Mark 55, 116, 

117 
Mueller, Mike 128 
Muijen, Lydia 77 
Muller, Ian 42, 43, 125 
Mullinix, Bryan 61 
Mullins, Robert 105, 

130 
Mungal Jr., Patrick 46, 

83, 126 
Murdock, Stacey 43, 

46,53, 109, 119 
Murphy, Pat 67, 131 




Murphy, Sean M. 19, 

97 
Murphy, Sean T. 117 
Murray, Fredericka 42, 

43, 53,94, 118 
Murray, Maureen 56 
Mussett, Mary 122 
Myers, Michael 118 



N 



Nadeau, Marc 133 
Nagarajan, Haresh 43, 

53 
Narcisi, Vincent 26, 

128, 129 



Neale, Melanie 38, 117 
Nelson, Gina 117 
Ness, Jason 116 
Newkirk, Samantha 56, 

114, 115 
Nicolaisen, Nicole 43, 

94, 118 
Nicolella, David 122 
Nohlgren, Rachel 45, 

87, 120, 121 
Nordmann, Tommy 23, 

130 
North, Shannon 119 
Novak, Dave 94, 131 
Nowakowski, Richard 

126 
No well, Lauren 54 
Nugent, Patrick 118 




Nulph, Shannon 103, 

106, 131 
Nunes, Gabriela 6 
Nydick, Jason 81, 103 



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O' Conner, Andrew 54, 

55, 75, 118 
O' Flaherty, Pat 76, 

128 
O' Hara, Drew 45, 53, 

115 
O' Rourke, Kelly 40, 

101, 127 
Oakes, Mark 116, 117 
Odell, Lemuel 35, 38, 

53, 109, 128 
Ohmori, Hidiaki 65 
Olin, Carrie 137, 96 



Oliver, Audra 62 
Olsen, Derek 61 
Olson, Brett 45, 56, 

123 
Onorato, Greg 23, 35, 

76 
Orbaneja, Inigo 114, 

115 
Oreal, Kevin 109, 131 
Orender, Morgan 67 
Oschell, Gregory 126 
Ott, Anna 133 
Ottmann, Jeffrey 116 
Oyague, Francisco 54 



Pacheco, Jennie 86, 

127 
Packard, Christine 122 
Packard, Kate 16 
Page, David 11, 61, 

117, 125 




Palermo, Maryann 126 
Palm, Jennifer 45, 115 
Panio, Marc 37 
Parker, Katherine 53, 

70 
Pataco, Antonia 38, 45, 

124, 126 
Patel, Alpesh 126 
Patel, Rohan 43 
Patterson, Lova 12, 51, 

133 
Patzer, Kristina 96, 118 
Pavel, Michelle 69 
Paviglaniti, Vanessa 38, 

40, 117 
Pecellin, Cintia 109 



Pedersen, Karla 37, 127 
Peer, Sam 48, 109, 132 
Pelchat, Ray 43, 45, 

105, 119 
Pelletier, Mike 17, 65, 

122, 123 
Penney, Brendan 37, 

48, 126 
Perez, Erika 133 
Perez, Tony 53, 76, 77, 

106, 130 

Perille, Julien 29, 83, 

125 
Peseckas, Rudolf 28, 

116 
Peseckas, Ryan 37, 115 
Pesek, Joseph 125 
Peth, Erica 6, 43, 56, 

84, 124, 125 
Petren, Conor 56, 109 
Pettman, Rob 35, 76, 

127, 128 
Peyton, Phillip 53 
Pfeifle, Diana 106, 118 
Philip, Brendan 13 
Phillips, Kristen 56, 129 
Pillips, Lacey 118, 126 




fillips, Taylor 125 
^iantedosi, Jason 123 
^ichevin, Katrina 123 
5 ierce, Michael 76, 97 
^into, Raphael 125, 

159 
5 into Neto, Osmar 27, 

117 
^iper, Sian 115 
5 istor, Nicholas 65 
Sanson, Amanda 109 



Polachek, Stephen 133 
Pollitt, Amanda 112, 

133 
Pool, Alison 43, 78, 

123 
Poole- VanSwol, Jesse 

127 
Pope, Justin 96, 125 
Potter, Matthew 40, 48, 

125 
Powell, Josh 94 
Powell, Ryan 40 
Pregracke, Sarah 114, 

115 
Price, Christina 101, 

119 
Pringle, Brandi 46 
Prudenti, Tony 128 
Pry, Ross 76, 128 
Ptasiminski, Karolina 

133 
Punjwani, Poonam 53, 

106, 131 



Q 



Quigley, Michael 127 
Quistorff, Alissa 20, 
119 



R 




Radcliffe, Tomas 40, 

133 
Raiyawa, Tukai 76, 127 
Ramos, Marlena 106 



Randleman, Hunter 8. 
34, 35, 51, 53, 106, 
131, 138 
Rao, Ambar 46, 127 
Raske, Stephanie 45 
Rawson, Jeremy 7, 122 
Rayo, Andrew 53 
Reader, Kelsie 119 
Redar, Brian 38, 65, 

117, 138 
Reed, Joel 126 
Regis, Jenn 51, 60 
Reid, Ruth 119 
Rezende, Eduarda 51, 

121 
Rezende, Roberta 51 
Ricciarelli, Jessica 53 
Richardson, Andrew 7, 

38, 115 
Rineholt, LaVonne 35, 

119 
Rivera, Ahmed 40, 56, 

57 
Rivera, Ahrial 126 
Rizzo, Frank 123 
Robbins, Stacey 35 
Roberson, Melanie 126 
Roberts, Joseph 35, 53, 

116 
Roberts, Zach 43, 61 
Robidoux, Rebecca 62, 

119 
Roche, Debbie 20, 81 
Rockamann, Molly 35, 

48,56, 113, 115 
Roden, Erick 43, 106, 

107 
Rogers, Tai 40 
Rollason-Reese, Cat 35 




Rood, Bryan 76, 127 
Root, Rebecca 40, 51, 

97 
Rosende, John 94, 130 
Rosillo-Dioaz, Ignacio 

12,94 
Ross, Jen 64 
Roth, Brandon 53, 65, 

123, 128 
Rowe, Lisa 119 
Rowland-Dunn, Gracie 

70, 125 
Rozales, Teryn 51, 53, 

94 
Ruddell, Matt 43 
Ruggerio, Christopher 

35, 94, 132 
Russell, Amy-Elizabeth 

80 
Russell, Seth 123 
Russick, Christopher 

127 
Ruth, Jason 74, 113 
Ryskamp, Anna 63, 

106 



Saadi, Lisa 16, 120 
Sabia, Taryn 34, 35, 
130 




Sabo, Meloney 70 
Sachter, Bret 117 
Said, Ouchakour 77 
Saindon, Darlene 37, 

56, 119 
Sampaio, Amanda 48, 

64, 121 



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Sanders, Elise 45, 46, 

127 
Sanford, Jordan 56, 61, 

117 
Santi, Christi 56, 107 
Santiago, Jolie 69, 132, 

133 
Santos, Monteiro 61 
Satterly, Laurie 43 
Sauter, Stephanie 87 
Sawyer, Derek 116, 

117 
Schaefer, Elizabeth 45, 

53, 56, 123 
Schaefer, Jessica 124 
Schaill, Sarah 62, 118 
Scherf, Laura 45, 123 
Schiller, Jeremy 35 
Schillhammer, Kimberley 

12,51,53, 128, 129 
Schilling, Eric 43 
Schilling, Gavin 114, 

125 
Schleig, Tricia 130 
Schmidt, Kelly 48, 56 




Schmidt, Margaret 133 
Schnitker, Natasha 35, 

126 
Schoenhut, Kerri 94, 

128 
Schoenly, Kimberly 51 
Schwab, Dana 64, 119 
Schwartz, Tim 40, 41, 

123 
Schwitter, Andre 99, 

130, 131 
Schwobe, Stephanie 60 



Sealy, Garvin 35, 46, 

53, 77, 118 
Seiple, Garrett 54, 55 
Seipp-Williams, Lucas 

56 
Sell, Karen 37, 52, 53, 

130 
Sengsouvanna, Dom 85 
Serbanos, Tina 43 
Sergeant, Kit 38, 82, 

127 
Serventi, Gary 36, 37, 

103 
Seuffert, William 37, 

128 
Shadduck, Tami 117 
Shafer, Jonathan 36, 37, 

127 




Shaffer, Meghann 125 
Sheehan, Brendan 22, 

116 
Sheridan, Tim 25, 80, 

126 
Shields, Collin 126 
Shilling, Brian 75 
Shiplett, Alexander 61, 

124, 125 
Shorr-Zigante, Samantha 

53 
Shukla, Kevin 87 
Siedlecki, Samantha 

133 
Sillars, Kitty 37, 107, 

127 
Silva, Jon 61, 124 
Simmons, Andrew 126 
Simpson, Stephen 45, 

123 



Simpson, Trista 30, 46, 

68,95 
Sims, Robin 37 
Singh, Shikhagr 73 
Singleton, Ryan 24, 40, 

46, 93, 126 
Smith, Christine 56 
Smith, Claude 107, 115 



Steindam, Caleb 15, 40, 
125 




Smith, Dwayne 46, 67 
Smith, Ewan 53, 116, 

117 
Smith, Ian 122, 123 
Smith, Jeffrey 125 
Smith, Karah 60, 96 
Smith, Patricia 84 
Smith, Rachel 46 
Smith, Taylor 35, 124, 

125 
Soby, Brian 3 
Soderman, Josef 67 
Soebech, Olof 30, 48 
Speed, Bryan 61 
Spielmaker, Kirk 51, 

53, 74, 95, 129 
Sprouse, Wendy 109, 

127 
St. Hilaire, Nicole 93, 

99, 109 
Staat, Sally 75 
Stafford, Jennifer 117 
Stailey, Morgan 35, 47, 

48, 49, 51, 130 
Stallone, Leah 56, 62, 

121 
Stapf, Brian 67 
Steele, Tiffany 101 
Stein, Sabrina 60 




Steinman, Lesley 63 
Steinweg, Robyn 60 
Stevens, Tiffany 12 
Stewart, Adrian 117 
Stone, Jennifer 60 
Stone, Matt 43, 107 
Stonecipher, Maria 17, 

64, 117 
Streips, Krisjans 61, 

126 
Strum wasser, Misha 

127 
Subasinghe, Oilver 22, 

27,36,37, 117 
Sund, Johan 133 
Suzor, Bill 76 
Swanson, Lauren 112, 

124 
Swantko, Gwendolyn 

70 
Sweat, Holly 114 
Sweetman, Jeffrey 127 
Swenson, Jenny 60 
Swihart, Mark 131 
Szilagyi, Michael 124, 

125 



T 



Takeda, Shinya 46 
Talarino, Gary 56, 125 
Tamborski, Jennifer 130 
Tamulionis, Michael 122 
Taraborelli, Joey 46, 47, 

48, 51, 55, 97, 129 
Taylor, David 119 



Taylor, Mark 56, 107, 

115 
Taylor, Shana 124 
Thalman, Leanne 64, 

133 




Thera, Jenn 62, 107 
Thomas, Michelle 54, 

121 
Thomas, Tara 121 
Thompson, Amy 60, 

133 
Thompson, Cori 117 
Thompson, Drew 43, 

123 
Thompson, Jaime 8, 37, 

130 
Thornburg, James 24, 

40, 65, 127 
Tomberlin, Alaina 126 
Tortorelli, Jenna 37, 130 
Toth, Jackie 70, 130 
Toufali, Thraithmas 27, 

48, 77, 133 
Traffanstedt, Evonne 

45, 56, 126 
Travers, Richard 167 
Tripathi, Bhavin 99 
Tripp, Kathleen 56 
Trouteaud, Alexander 

51,53 
Tucker, Jane 72 
Tucker, Michael 131 
Turnbull, Kate 70 
Tusch, Drea 46, 51, 53, 

109, 130 
Tyler, Casey 104, 115 
Tynes, Eric 46 
Tyrrell, Peter 56 



Tzekov, Miroslav 158 

U 

Uscicki, Amanda 37 

V 

Valdivieso, Karina 99 




Valier, Decorah 64, 65, 

119, 122, 126 
Van Meeuwen, Alex 76 
VanNesse, Rodney 8, 

52, 53, 121, 128, 

129 
Vassileva, Antonia 126 
Vella, Evan 53, 122 
Vicelli, Marc 38, 115 
Vichich, Eric 54, 128, 

129 
Villamagna, Amy 130 
vonHoldt, Crystal 115 
Voss, Joel 48 



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Wagman, Eric 128 
Wahle, Joseph 36, 37 
Wallace, Alexander 

124, 125 
Ware, Raeni 118 
Wargo, Emily 109, 130 
Warner, Tim 65, 128 
Warnock, Cheryl 45 
Warrick, Matthew 37 
Waterman, Brianna 6, 

115 



Waters, Lauren 48, 49, 

119 
Watters, Lacie 60 
Wayand, Nicolette 133 
Weaver, Daniel 56, 45 
Webel, Connie 89, 123 
Weigel, Beth 37 
Weinberger, Laura 118 
Weinkauf, Amanda 15 
Weinstein, Sheryl 123 
Weiss, Jacqueline 51, 

53, 97, 128 
Weiss, Mike 128 
Weller, Ashley 123 
Wells, Nikki 123 




Wernicke, Tim 37, 118 
White, Aaron 123 
White, TJ 74 
Whiteman, Leslie 63 
Whiting, Gareth 61, 

124 
Wilkinson, Corry 133 
Williams, James 38, 65, 

117 
Wilson, Russ 34, 35, 

67, 95, 109, 131 
Wilson, Kendrick 7, 26, 

46 
Wirz, Jacob 53, 127 
Wisnoski, Jeffrey 45, 

85, 105, 107 
Witzgall, Thomas 119 
Woelfle, Joseph 75, 

119 
Wojcicki, Bradley 107, 

121 
Wolfe, Raeni 53 



Wolff, Raine 46, 53, 

131 
Wolfson, Monica 42 
Wood, Samantha 60 
Wood, Thomas 46, 119 
Woods, Jen 66 
Woodworth, Avery 96 
Wurgate, Julie 126 
Wyatt, Julie 56, 107 



Y 



Yakubu, Grace 43 
Yakubu, Stella 43 
Yamaguchi, Yukiko 27, 

46,47,48, 117 
Yarborough, Sarah 54 
Yates, Xan 69 
Yeager, Kevin 133 
Young, Benjamin 9, 127 
Young, Martin 116 




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Zabaleta, Edgar 30 
Zager, Ricky 65, 128 
Zayyad, Tauhida 99, 

133 
Zetterstrom, Max 7, 117 
Zicchino, Robert 107, 

139 
Ziemer, Gretchen 119 
Zion, Amanda 26, 35, 

48, 54, 123 
Zmijewski, Jeremy 40 
Zniber, Sofia 133 
Zollmann, Julie 70, 118 



Faculty/ 
Staff 

Anderson, Nathan 80 
Annarelli, Jim 80 
Athanson, Rith 81 
Baker, Vicki 53, 81 
Banister, Ross 53 
Barlow, Phil 81 
Beattie, Jennifer 8 
Boegeman, Scott 81 
Bogasao, Mona 
Reverend 53 
Bolivar, Gloria 45 
Bowman, Myles 53 
Bradely, Guy 81 
Brooks, Greg 81 
Brownell, Nicole 6, 60 
Brunello, Tony 81 
Bryant, David 80 
Calmann, Jerry 53 
Carter, Howard 80 
Carter, Nany C. 80 
Castle, Mark 80 
Chittick, Andrew 80 
Christofferen, Morten 62 




Collins-Philogene, Lillie 

46 
Davis, Mark 81 
Debure, Kelly 81 
Debure, Olivier 81 
DeFeo, Jim 74 
DeGraw, Irv 81 
Dei, Scott 72, 73 
Delany, Maureen 38 
Denison, Steve 81 



Digiora, Michelle 81 
DiNobile, Jim 61 
DiSalvo, Tom 81 
Dixon, Anna 81 
Duncan, David 81 
Eagleson, Peter 63 
Edwards, Stephen 62 
Ellis, Harry 81 
Empric, Julie 97 
Epstein, Joan 80 
Felice, Bill 81 
Fernandez, Eduardo 81 
Ferris, Dianne 80 
Filkins, Renate 81 
Foltz, Bruce 80 
Forys, Beth 81 
Fuguitt, Diana 81 
Gallizzi, Edmund 81 
Gavilan 99 
Gilbert, Tobi 70 
Gold, Helene 80 
Graham, Glenda 70 
Greggs, Kathy 80 
Grove, David 81 
Hammerschmidt, Peter 

81 
Hanes, Sheila 81 
Harris, Richard 48 
Harris, Sandra 80 
Hastings, David 81 
Hastreiter, Jamie 80 
Henderson, David 81 
Hilliker, Lee 81 




Janus, Nancy 80 
Johnston, Carolyn 80 
Joseph, A.J. 65 
Keefer, Kyle 80 
Keefon, Ken 78 
Kelly, Bill 80 
Kerr, David 81 
Junevicus, Gerald 81 
Lape-Freeberg, Amanda 

53 
Lezcano, Margarita 81 
Lipkes, Jeff 80 
Lucias, Linda 81 
Malhotra, Naveen 81 
McHale, Terry 61 
Melchor, Antonia 81, 

99 
Meltzer, Gary 80 
Meyer, Mary 81 
Meese, George 80 
Meylan, Peter 81 
Miller, Hollie 64 
Mitchell, Cynoli 80 
Molina-Gavilan, Yolanda 

81 
Nagele, Siggi 60 
Naseone, Nanette 81 
Nguyen, Tung 60, 61 
Nuhn, Cynthia 81 
Oberhofer, Tom 81 
Ousterbrock, Lisa 60, 

61 
Padgett, Gregory 80 
Parsons, Bill 81 
Parsons, Vivian 81 
Philliben, Kathryn 53 
Ransom, Brian 80 
Rawson, Kitty 38, 53 
Reynolds-Bryant, Denise 

89 



Howard, Jeff 81 
Hua, Shiping 81 
Hubbard, Melanie 80 
Hudson, Reggie 81 




Roberson, Reese 6 
Roegner, Kathy 81 
Schnabel, Chris 43, 81 
Scholaick, David 81 
Serrie, Hal 81 
Skaftadottir, Margaret 

80 
Skinner, Arthur 80, 100 
Smith, Marion 44, 45 
Soli, Alan 81 
Steadham, Dave 8 
Steadham, Heather 8 
Stiles, Claire 80 
Sugan, Harrison 80 
Thomas, M.E. 80 
Totten, Cynthia 80 
Wigton, Robert 80 
Wallace, Rich 81 
Watson, Kathy 80 
Watson, Sterling 80 
Ward, Scott 80 
Wood, Nancy 80 

Alumni 

Aackerman, Jan 78 
Boykin, Scott 43 
Campanella, Dom 36, 

37 
Caruthers, Sandra 2 
Delany, Maureen 38 
Emerson, Mary 4 
Eppling, Paul 90 
Fagen, Matt 50, 51 
Henson, Jimmy 4 




Heyne, Heather 56 
Hofacker, Karen 78 
Johnson, Ashley 37 



Lee, Bryan 56, 57 
Luthi, Mark 18 
Moomaw, Alex 103 
Moore, Peter 2 
Nadin, Kate 45 
Nance, Jeremy 56 
Rush worth, Rob 51 
VanDien, Kevin 43 
Wagner, Lori 51 

Photo 
Credits 

Allen, Jen 37 
Allen, Michelle 3, 4, 11, 
12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 
26, 27, 39, 40, 41, 
44, 47, 49, 50, 52, 
62, 63, 72, 82, 83, 
84, 87, 88, 94, 95, 97, 
100, 122, 128, 130, 
131, 133 
Aliberti, Gina 63 
Altman, Tara 32, 49 
Antonaras, Manny 8 
Balog, Teresa 93 
Barrios, Amy 26, 27, 
44,46, 77,92, 112, 
128 




Birnbaum, Jonathan 55 
Bowker, Rita 103 
Carlson, Alice 7, 34, 35 
Day, Rebecca 55 
Dreher, Chandra 6, 75, 

133, 159 
Felicetta, Mike 47 
Fort, Steve 8 
Fuselier, Rachel Fia 109 



Gault, Nick 13, 18, 19, 
32, 49, 57, 58, 60, 
61, 64, 65, 68, 69, 
70, 72, 73, 77, 83, 
101, 106 

Green, Jessica 6, 19, 

20, 22, 24, 25, 26, 
28, 29, 30, 31, 67, 
68, 71, 76, 77, 84, 
86,93,96, 106, 116, 

117, 121, 124, 125, 
126, 127, 133, 159, 
160 

Guyadeen, Angela 39, 
43, 73,90, 113, 114, 

118, 119, 120, 121, 

122, 123, 158 
Hager, Danielle 131 
Hall, Carrie 28, 29, 128 
Heater, Kimberly 57 
Howey, Amanda 20, 

21, 31, 87, 95, 109, 

123, 127, 128, 158 
Huestis, Diana 11, 34, 




36, 47, 51, 56, 78, 84 
Imber, Emily 10, 11 
Jordan, Jill 22, 23 
Kerr, Bill 66, 67 
Kraatz, Lindsey 113 
Lamont, Tracy- Ann 114 
Lewis, Leigh 42, 81, 

86, 87, 89, 103, 104, 

105, 106, 107, 112, 

121 
MacDowell, Karen 71 
Mace, Charlotte 37 
Marshall, Nevin 50 
Marusa, Chris 7 



McCarthy, Laura 36 
McCoy, Cathy 2, 4, 32, 

58, 78, 90 
Murphy, Sean 17, 52, 

89 
Murray, Fredericka 42 
Nelson, Gina 66 
Pataco, Antonia 49, 

103, 105, 112, 115, 

123, 124, 126, 128 
Redar, Brian 34, 35, 

36, 37, 38, 40, 46, 

48, 54, 55, 71, 99, 

126, 133 
Richardson, Andrew 15, 

52,53 
Rockamann, Molly 113 
Sabia, Taryn 8, 9 



14, 21, 29, 39, 41, 
55, 58, 75, 80, 92, 
96, 112, 127 

Biggs, Christie 68 
Carmichael, Candis 8, 

15, 17, 118 
Damery, Angela 83 
Dreher, Chandra 2 
Green, Jessica 20, 24, 

30, 41, 76, 83, 120, 

122, 158 
Guyadeen, Angela 23 
Hall, Carrie 28 
Hopson, Ashley 9, 26, 

49, 50, 57, 70, 71, 




Saindon, Darlene 36 
Spielmaker, Kirk 74 
St. Hilaire, Nikole 93, 

99 
Stafford, Jennifer 127 
Stailey, Morgan 76, 77 
Stewart, Adrian 1, 6, 

16, 17, 39, 44, 56, 

57116, 117 
Taylor, Mark 107 
Tortorelli, Jenna 64 
Trent, Donna 82 
Wallace, Alex 125 
Waters, Lauren 118 

Story 
Credits 

Allen, Michelle 2, 8, 13, 



86,88,97, 102, 116 
Kraatz, Lindsey 72 
James, Chantal 21, 

128, 130 
Lamont, Tracy-Ann 22, 

47, 98, 108 
Lewis, Leigh 52, 78 
MacCarthy, Leah 4 
Miller, Ryan 6, 42, 75 
Morris, Gracson 16, 18, 

36, 85 
Nelson, Gina 22 
Pataco, Antonia 29, 44, 

90 
Redar, Brian 32, 49, 57, 

65 
Swanson, Lauren 11, 

22, 63, 115 
Vicelli, Marc 60, 61, 

64, 66, 67, 69, 77, 

132 
Wargo, Emily 62 







Miro Tzekov is awakened 
from a nap to a familiar face. 
Sleep is a very important 
aspect of college life. By taking 
naps, students can catch up on 
much needed rest, or prepare 
for a night full of studying or 
partying, photo by Angela 
Guyadcen 



Looking into the future, we can use our exper- 
iences to enhance our upcoming lives. There is a 
time to look back, a time to look ahead, a time 
to remember the good, and a time to remember 

the bad. Remembering lessons 

learned through each of these 

experiences and all of our 

mistakes, we can carve a better 

path for ourselves In the future. 

. , , Jamie Levasseur shows his 

Mistakes are important in to* & m* * an&d 0*. 

Many events on campus this 
1 c i. c —-■ year have raised questions 

fitting together the puzzle of life. \ he years we about the sodaMfeat Eckerd, 

and this event gave students 
, hope for future improvements 

spend at college are very Important years in ,-„ the events brought to 

campus by Palmetto Pro- 
■ a ductions and Campus Activi- 

which we begin to piece this puzzle together. At ««. photo b y Amanda Ho Wey 
Eckerd College, students learn 
to better their futures through 
some trade, self-Improvement, 
or self-discovery. These skills 
push them into the future with 
confidence and perseverance. 
We have learned to recognize 
the importance of today such 
that tomorrow is open for 
further growth and development. 
By Jessica Green 







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Rob Meyers and Raphael 

Pinto sing to "Wicked Games " 
as they take a break from 
studying. A lot of students 
gather in dorm rooms on the 
weekends to hang out and 
party with their friends. Since 
the new alcohol rules have 
been issued, most students 
remain indoors instead of 
hanging out in the complex 
courtyards like they used 
to do. photo by Jessica Green 



A freshman raises his paddle 
in victory at the Funiympics. 
Autumn Term had long since 
come and gone as the year 
came to a close, but the 
memories and friendships built 
will always remain. There is 
always a time for victory 
throughout life and many of 
these victories occurred for 
students in their time at Eckerd 
College, photo by Chandra 
Dreher 




Seniors. Katrina Berg and 
David DeMeyer. walk away 
from Kappa one last time after 
moving out of their rooms. 
Leaving is never easy, and 
parting with good friends is 
even harder. The dorms close 
the day after graduation, leav- 
ing the last couple of days on 
campus hectic and emotional; 
trying to sqeeze that last box 
into the car, in additon to that 
last hug with your roommate, 
which is never long enough. 
photo by Jessica Green 




Bringing in the year 2000 with Volume V of the Hullabaloo; this book was 
produced by the 99-00 Hullabaloo staff. The yearbook was offered at 
registration for $30, rose to $35 first semester, and to a final cost of 
$40 second semester. Books were sold during sales in front of the mail- 
boxes and at all registrations. With 160 pages on &0#E paper, a die-cut 
cover, Smyth binding, one signature of color, two flats of spot color, a 
Yearzine and a Millennium Zine, Taylor Publishing Company of Dallas, Texas 
produced 400 copies of the \999-Z000 Hullabaloo. The utilities used 
for production were Adobe PageMaker 6.5 and PhotoShop 5.0 on a 
Macintosh (33 and G4. The total cost of the publication was approxi- 
mately $23,460. About $15,000 of this was covered through yearbook 
sales and fundraisers. The remainder was paid off with a portion of the 
budget allocated by ECOS. Thornton Studios of New York took all stu- 
dent portraits. Their photographers were at both fall and spring regis- 
tration. Students were asked to have their picture taken and were noti- 
fied through mailings to their homes in the summer, campus mail, email, 
and posters across campus. All other photographs were taken by the 
Hullabaloo staff and processed at York Photo Labs or Eckerd Drugs. The 
theme was voted on by the Hullabaloo staff. Candis Carmlchael designed 
the cover and endsheet, with PhotoShop manipulation by Michelle Allen. 
The cover is a Lithocote matte. The endsheet is a four color design on 
90# stock. Headline fonts are Talon Italic for the division pages, Eckman 
for Student Life, Comic Sans for Activities, Jurassic for Sports, Stupen- 
dous for Academics, Harrington for Album, and Graffiti for Index. The 
body copy is 10pt Tekton Plus Regular and the captions are 8pt Momento 
T- Italic. The folio fonts are 12pt Gadget and Larisma. All artwork was 
drawn by Candis Carmichael. Special Thanks to the 1999-2000 Hullaba- 
loo staff, Kitty Kawson, Reece Roberson, Patrick Kelly (PK), Dean Tom 
Miller, Glen Anspaugh, Nadji Kirby, the copy center, the registrar office, 
Taylor Representative Steve Ferguson, Eckerd parents, and the Eckerd 
College student body. No portion of this book may be reproduced without 
the expressed written consent of the editor. 



1999-2000 


Hullabaloo Staff 














Fundraising & Sales Manage 


rs ... Amanda Howey 




Bethany Elliott 


Advertising Manager/Editor 






















Tina Mahapatra 




Andrew Richardson 








Amy Barrios 












Marc Vicelli 




Tracy-Ann Lamont 


Photo Editor 




Assistant Photo/Art Editor .. 


.. Candis Carmichael 








Nick Ganlt 




Angela Guyadeen 




Senti Heller 




Ashley Hopson 




Diana Huestis 




Jill Jordan 




Lindsey Kraatz 




Ryan Miller 




Laura Scherf 




Lauren Swanson 



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