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2 Opening 
20 Trite-n-Trivia 

38 Campus Life 

74 Organizations 

110 Greeks 

128 Sports 

132 Academics 

1 74 Classes 

222 Closing 


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Lest We Forge 

A New Attitude 

Brings a Year 

of Change 

Union's chemistry lab is 3 prime example of the col 
lege's dedication to academic excellence. Here keith 
Sparkman teams first hand the techniques of a scien- 

Oh What a Year! The 1987- 
1988 school year was a year of 
change, a year of new atti- 
tudes, a year of expansion, a 
year of accomplishment, a 
great year! The school year 
was brought in with a new 
president — Hyran E. Barefoot 
was inaugurated as the four- 
teenth president of Union Uni- 
versity on October 16, 1987. 
And with the new president 
came a new attitude! No long- 
er is Union looking back to its 
history, resting on its heritage. 
Instead Union is looking to the 
future, preparing for tomor- 
row's world. This change in at- 
titude is portrayed in the 
change in the Union logo from 
the traditional two U's on the 
Bible foundation to the new, 
more modern Union logo. 
Both these logos were placed 
on this year's Lest We Forget 
cover for the very reason of 
portraying the change in atti- 

And with looking to the fu- 
ture comes expansion. Union 
announced the expansion of 
its academic facilities this 
year. The School of Business 
will be housed in a new 
$ 1 , 500, 000 building were held 
groundbreaking ceremonies 
on October 13, 1987. Union is 
definitely changing. 

In 1988 the Lady Bulldogs 
basketball team achieved an 
accomplishment that most 
only dream about — they ad- 
vanced to the national tourna- 
ment in Kansas City. The la- 
dies advanced all the way to 
the quarterfinals where they 
lost to the number one team in 
the nation — Wingate College 
— by two points. 

So Union is changing, grow- 
ing, accomplishing, and 1988 
is just the beginning. President 
Barefoot has even bigger plans 
for the future. 1988, Oh What 
a Year! 


As the artist sculpts the clay. Union Uni 
versity sculpts the leaders of tomorrow 
into mature adults. Union University's 
commitment to its students, and God. help 
mold tomorrow's future. 

Cano used his great pitching ability to lead the Bulldog 
baseball team to victory and another great season. 

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Union Students 

Pulling Together 

And Meeting Challenges 

The school year was one of 
overcoming small obstacles, 
like getting a date for the Sat- 
urday night basketball game 
or finding a parking place — 
sometimes making your own 
spot or parking in the wrong 
color zone and praying that 
the ticket giver would either 
not notice or have pity on your 

Sometimes we took on big- 
ger challenges, like trying to 
convince a professor to 
change a letter grade from a C 
to a B. However, as most of us 
upperclassmen know, this is 
usually a lost cause. 

With the ever-present need 
for cash, some students wrote 
checks and then tried to beat 
them back to the bank with 
tomorrow's pay. On occasion 
it worked, but when it didn 't a 
service fee seemed a painful 

price to pay. 

Students also faced difficul- 
ty in scheduling certain class- 
es. Freshmen were shut out of 
introductory courses because 
of high demand and limited 
sections. Then as they 
watched, upperclassmen who 
had experience in the schedul- 
ing game seemed to get in ev- 
ery class that they wanted. 
Don't worry, freshmen, al- 
though this seems unfair now. 
some day you will learn the 
tricks too. 

Moving off campus to find 
an apartment that had poten- 
tial — and a reasonable price 
— proved to be a gamble for 
the students who were tired of 
dorm life. The rest of us had to 
suffer with the common 's rules 
as well as trying to get in be- 
fore curfew. 

Pulling together and working for a com- 
mon goal in a team atmosphere is a good 
way to form any friendship. Just ask any of 
the Union varsity athletic teams. 

New Faces Brings 

A Wave Of 

Fresh Changes 

Yoke, as well as many other students, realized the importance 
of getting in volved. Here she gives a helping hand in the theatre 
box office. 

Throughout history, an un- 
usual species has appeared 
and made waves in our calm 
ocean here at Union Universi- 
ty. This year with little change, 
the trend continued with an 
invasion of another record 
breaking class of Freshmen. 

What's the typical freshman 
When upperclassmen were 
asked what they thought 
about freshmen, they respond- 
ed with typical answers such 
as: naive, young, over- 
whelmed, and impressionable. 
They tended to see freshmen 
as first year students who are 
generally unsure of them- 
selves and inexperienced. To 
them, freshmen can always be 
spotted because they never 
know where they are going. 
They tend to hang around in 
small groups, afraid to venture 

Freshmen, on the other 
hand, don t see themselves in 
the sterotype. Most looked to 
their first year of college with 
anticipation. Going to a new 
school in a new town with a 
lot of different people was ex- 
citing for most. 

Although freshmen do get 
lost quite a bit. after a few 
weeks they all get the hang of 
it. Let's not forget — freshmen 
eventually become sopho- 

Freshmen were not the only 
new faces around our campus. 
Many transfers from such 
schools as MTSU decided to 
make our campus their next 

New faces also appeared in 
our faculty. Improvements 
were seen in many depart- 
ments with addition of: Mrs. 
Andrea Anderson and Dr. Sam 
Myatt — Business. Mrs. Betty 
Hughes — Chemistry. Mrs. 
Jean Marie Walls — Lan- 
guages. Mrs. Lillian Baggett — 
English. Dr. John Meadows 
and Dr. Joe Blair — Religion, 
Dr. Wayne Wofford — Biolo- 
gy. Coach Bob Ward — P.E., 
and Dr. James Edwards — 

The excitement at Union, 
along with its pride, increased 
with each new face. We would 
like to welcome each of our 
new members with a hearty — 

Even though Duane Murray is on his way to an 
afternoon class, be still has the ability to smile. 

Most Union students learn very quickly the importance of 
those extra hours of study in the library. The Union library is 
well equipped to assist them in their studies 

Angie Swisher poses during her art class for 
both the class and the photographer. 

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Dr. Edmonson takes time to talk over a 
test result with senior, kristen Miller. Talk- 
ing over results and learning from your 
mistakes is part of the academic progress 
of a student. 

Small classes help in the one-on-one attention a 
student receives. Such is the case in most of Union's 
foreign language classes. Dr. Jayne teaches the im- 
portance of being bilingual and the cultures of for- 
eign countries. 

Teaching Not 
The Only Job 
Of Faculty 

Being a small college with 
an enrollment of under two 
thousand may be a disadvan- 
tage for some schools, but not 
Union. Union University has 
many advantages to dispell 
any misgivings about size. One 
of which is the student-faculty 
ratio of 15 to I. 

With a small number of stu- 
dents, teachers have more of 
an opportunity to give person- 
al attention to each student. 
Very often teachers encourage 
students to come by their of- 
fice if they have any problems 
with schoolwork or if they just 
want to talk. The care for a 
student's well-being is what 
makes the faculty at Union so 

Taking time to hear stu- 
dent's problem, helping with 
classes, or even eating lunch 
with a student. Union 's faculty 
cares. This caring has resulted 
in many friendships forming 
between students and faculty. 
As one student put it. "I don't 
look at my advisor as my advi- 
sor, but as someone I can talk 
to about anything, not just 
school. I look at him as a 
friend. " 

With this kind of atmo- 
sphere. Union's faculty has a 
unique opportunity to express 
the Christian love and concern 
Union is based upon. Union is 
very fortunate to have a facul- 
ty such as this — one which is 
intelligent, caring, concerned, 
and. most importantly. Chris- 
tian. At Union, teachers be- 
lieve their jobs are to provide 
an environment where the 
proper balance of mind and 
soul can be attained. At 
Union, you gain the skills 
needed to compete in your ca- 
reer field, while absorbing a 
rich diversity of ideas. And at 
Union, you can accomplish all 
this with the support of its 
firmly-held Christian beliefs. 

So when you think about it. 
the unique atmosphere at 
Union between the faculty and 
student helps make the learn- 
ing process so much more re- 
warding and inviting and 
Union's size a plus and not a 

Faculty member Sbjron Younger's door is always 
open for her students to talk about their homework 
or their weekend. 

Taking 3 hresk during a busy Jay ot 
classes, meetings, and homework, this 
student finds time lo play pool in the 
student activities center- 

The Day 
In The Life 
Of A Student 

A day in the life of a Union 
student is full and busy with 
various events and classes. It 
starts early and ends late and 
would tire most people not 
used to college life. 

The day starts anywhere be- 
tween 6-7 am with a rude 
alarm clock. After a few 
swipes at the snooze button, 
it's off to the shower in hopes 
of hot water. After showering, 
dressing, and getting that just- 
right look, it's time for break- 
fast in the Union University 
cafeteria around 7:30. 

After a delectable breakfast, 
it's time for that eight o'clock 
class. It's hard to stay awake, 
but the old college try is given. 
After another class at nine 
o'clock, chapel begins at 


After chapel some students 
may be lucky to have a break. 
This time may be spent check- 
ing the empty mailbox, visiting 
the student activity center, 
getting last minute studying in 
at the library, or catching an 

early lunch. 

The afternoon is usually a 
little busier. The students who 
have class at eleven or twelve, 
may drop by the snack bar for 
lunch. The studious students 
will be found back in class or 
in the library. Many students 
have jobs on and off-campus, 
while some students take it 
easy with a game of golf ten- 
nis, or Softball. 

The nightlife at Union may 
leave a little to be desired, but 
besides studying there are 
some things to do — ranging 
from catching a movie on 
"bargain night", talking with 
friends in the commons, to vis- 
iting the activity center or par- 
ticipating in intramural events. 

The Union student's night 
will probably end around one 
or two in the morning when he 
finally makes it back to his 
own room. Making the most of 
twenty-four hours. Union stu- 
dents keep on the go while 
making the grade. 

Lisa Campbell takes a visit to the library as home- 
work dictates research. Union's high academic 
standards require students to spend a consider- 
able lime in the library. 

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The Old Spaghetti Store, one of Union stu- 
dent's favorite restaurant, is located in the 
Casey Jones Village. The restaurant spe- 
cializes in spaghetti, lasagne, and chicken. 

The Old Country Store is one of Jackson's 
top tourist attractions. The store includes 
restaurant, ice cream parlor, and country 
store. The atmosphere of the "old days" 
make the store so special. 







Jackson, TN Is 
Growing And Changing 
Alongside Union 


Jackson. TN — home of 
Union University is a small city 
of 50,000 people, nestled in 
central West Tennessee. And 
like Union, it's growing, 
changing, and meeting the 
needs of its citizens. 

The past few years have 
meant great change for Jack- 
son. Everywhere you look, 
construction abounds as the 
Jackson landscape revolves 
into a completely new city. 
Just in the past year several 
new restaurants, hotels, busi- 
ness buildings, and apartment 
complexes have been built. 
And Jackson seems to be mov- 
ing to the north toward Union. 
What will this mean for the 
University? Will it be just a 
matter of time before Union 
will be back in the same pre- 
dicament it was in just over 
ten years ago on the old cam- 

And with the expansion in 
size came some very important 
changes in civic law in Jack- 
son. Two well publicized law 
changes were passed during 
the past year. The first law 
change was one that was well 
publicized and involved many 
emotions here at Union. The 

law passed in Jackson was "li- 
quor by the drink. " This was a 
contest that local churches 
fought. But after the law was 
passed many new restaurants 
and night spots sprung up 
adding to the ever-changing 
Jackson skyline. 

The other law that brings 
change to Jackson is the re- 
zoning of Jackson s voting dis- 
trict. How this affects Union, 
time will only tell. The law was 
passed to give fair representa- 
tions to minorities. 

As Jackson's population 
grows, the need for whole- 
some entertainment also 
grows. The introduction of the 
United Artist movie theatre 
was just the ticket. Movie 
prices immediately went 
down, much to the delight of 
college students all across 

So Jackson is changing and 
growing just like Union Uni- 
versity, and with these 
changes come a few bumps 
along the road. But if the two 
work together the bumps will 
be smoothed out. Union Uni- 
versity and Jackson pulling to- 
gether can 't lose. 

Suhwjy. located behind The Pier restaurant, is one of Union 
student's favorite late night snack places. Subway serves 
specialty sandwiches of all types. 

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The Art Of 
Registering For Class, 
Line By Line 

Advising l 
step in tht 
tani II is 
their advii 

' student on what class to take is the first 
• registering process and the most impor- 
the advisor's responsibility to make sure 
ee is on the right track for the academic 

The ritual of registering for 
class begins with the meeting 
with one's advisor. Deciding 
what class to take can be the 
easiest and quickest part of 
the process, because next 
comes the waiting in lines. 

The first line one encoun- 
ters is the line for the comput- 
er center. It is necessary to get 
in this line early if you are 
worried about not getting into 
a much needed class. Once 
you have arrived in the center 
more tension and anxiety 
await. Each student cringes as 
the much dreaded beep from 
the computer sounds and the 
inevitable words, "Sorry, this 
class is closed. " This bad news 
could mean a delay of hours. 

The next stop is the line for 
the business office. This could 
be the most painful line of all. 
because this line takes your 
money — and a lot of it! The 
wait could be for hours, but 
the more experienced register- 
ees will put this line off till late 
afternoon and wait for about 
thirty minutes. The business 
office line has two parts. The 

first part is where the students 
sign financial aid forms for 
scholarships, grants and 
loans. After you have signed 
your life away (about ten 
times), then you go to part 

Part two of the business line 
consists of a small wait, then 
the actual act of paying tu- 
ition. This is the part that real- 
ly hurts, especially when you 
write the word "thousand" on 
your check. After this trauma, 
you need a rest. Maybe you 
can run by the snack bar to 

The next wait in line is in 
the student lounge. Here the 
student gets his new I.D.. 
parking permit, and his picture 
taken for the yearbook. The 
new I.D. and yearbook pic- 
tures are optional and many 
weary registerees choose to 
bypass these. 

By this time the challenge of 
registering is over. It's been a 
long day. but much has been 
accomplished. And just think, 
you don't have to do it again 
for another four months. 


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The dreaded "beep" catches this student, as it does many. The 
"beep" could cause a large delay and a headache before its 
through with the student. Experienced registerees will beat the 
"beep" with alternative classes to choose from. 

Faying the tuition is painful but i 
sary. The rising cost of tuition hits 
Union just like other schools, but that 
doesn t seem to help relieve any of the 


Getting your picture made for the year- 
book is optional, but those who 
choose to bypass this step need to re- 
alize they will not appear in the year- 
book and need not complain. 

Union Breaks 

Ground On New 

School Of Business 

Dr. Howard Newell. Pean of Professional Studies, 
had the honor of turning the first spade of dirt at the 
groundbreaking ceremonies for the new School of 
Business in October 

The atmosphere was antici- 
pative Tuesday morning, Oc- 
tober 13. 1987. as faculty, stu- 
dents, and honored guests 
gathered on the site of the 
new School of Business, where 
the groundbreaking ceremony 
for the long-awaited construc- 
tion took place. Dr. Hyran E. 
Barefoot presided over the 
9:00 a.m. event that symbol- 
ized an important step in the 
future of Union University and 
highlighted the week 's special 
inaugural activities. 

Efforts have been underway 
since December 1985 to es- 
tablish a School of Business 
Administration at Union Uni- 
versity. At that time. Vice- 
President Barefoot identified 
to President Craig the need for 
this new facility. It was ap- 
proved, a building location 
was determined, and tentative 
floor plans were drawn during 
the spring of 1986. Soon 
thereafter, efforts were acti- 
vated to secure the estimated 
$5,000,000 needed to under- 
write the cost of the project. 
Donated monies will pay for 
the building, furnishings and 
equipment, endowment for 

scholarships, endowed chairs, 
and professorships. The major 
donors will lend their names 
to the building, to the School 
of Business Administration, 
and to the endowed chairs 
and professorships. A gradu- 
ate program is also being con- 

Construction did not offi- 
cially begin until early spring 
1 988. with the occupancy pro- 
jected for next fall. The build- 
ing houses business faculty of- 
fices, five large classrooms, a 
reception area and a unique 
facility that will accommodate 
the Jackson area business 
community. Outside business- 
es will be able to use the des- 
ignated portion of the new 
building for a variety of meet- 
ings, conferences, seminars 
and special training sessions. 
Ms. Sharon Younger, has been 
named the director for busi- 
ness and economic service. 

Market research will also be 
launched from the College of 
Business in the following 
months to link Union's new 
annex and the business com- 

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Layout of the new School of Business Administration 
serves as a symbol of Union 's continual dedication to 
academic excellence and growth. 

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Hyran E. Barefoot 
Inaugurated As 
Fourteenth President 

After a week of festive 
events. Dr. Hyran E. Barefoot 
was inaugurated as the four- 
teenth president of Union Uni- 
versity on Friday. October 16. 
at 10:00 am in the G.M. Sav- 
age Memorial Chapel. The In- 
augural Address was present- 
ed by Dr. Penrose St. Amant. 
senior professor of church his- 
tory at the Southern Baptist 
Theological Seminary. The In- 
vestiture of the new president 
was conducted by Mr. John 
Drinnon. chairman of the 
Union Board of Trustees. 

Union s / / -month search 
for a president came to an end 
on February 27. 1987. when 
the Board of Trustees an- 
nounced they had chosen Dr. 
Hyran E. Barefoot. A native of 
Mississippi. Dr. Barefoot has 
been associated with Union 
for over 30 years. His respon- 
sibilities have included teach- 
ing, chairing two departments 
and one division, serving as 
Academic Dean. Vice-Presi- 
dent of Academic Affairs and 
Interim President. Barefoot re- 
ceived a B.A. from Mississippi 
College in 1949. a B.D. from 

New Orleans Baptist Theologi- 
cal Seminary in 1952, and a 
Th.D. from New Orleans Bap- 
tist Theological Seminary. He 
has done post-graduate study 
at the University of New Mexi- 
co in Albuquerque, the Uni- 
versity of St. Andrews in St. 
Andrews. Scotland, and the 
Baptist Theological Seminary 
in Ruschlikon, Switzerland. 

Dr. Barefoot is listed in the 
Dictionary of International Bi- 
ography, and Marquis Who's 
Who in the South and the 
Southwest, the Outstanding 
Personalities of the South, the 
Outstanding Educators of 
America, the Directory of 
American Scholars, the Inter- 
national Scholar's Directory 
and the American Biographi- 
cal Institute. 

President Barefoot has 
adopted as his motto for 
Union "A Reaffirmation: Com- 
mitment to Faith and Learn- 
ing. " This motto embodies his 
belief that the Administration, 
faculty, and students of Union 
University strive for academic 
excellence based on Christian 

Hyran E. Barefoot raises his right hand and takes the 
oath as the Fourteenth President of Union University 
while Mrs. Barefoot stands by his side and holds the 


A VeW 

Oh what a year it turned 
out to be in the United States! 
it was a year filled with scan- 
dal, politics, big deals, and 
music! It turned out to be an 
especially bad . . . 



The Golden Gale Bridge in San Francisco celebrated 
its 50th birthday. About 2S0.000 people jammed 
onto the bridge for an anniversary walk across the 
span. Another 500.000 packed the bridge approach- 
es but were denied access because the engineers 
feared the span could not support the weight. 

One of the hottest television shows starred a little 
furry Alien Life Form — also known as ALF. 

Trite- N- Trivia 

Introduction 22 

Politics 24 

National News 26 

Scandals 30 

Sports 32 

Entertainment 34 

Memorial 36 



. . . year for religion and 
politics, but it was a great year 
for music! In many ways this 
will be remembered as the 
year of the woman. She top- 
pled a religious empire, dam- 
aged a presidential candi- 
date's political career, and she 
stood by her boss in a nation- 
ally televised hearing. In world 
news the United States and the 
Soviet Union signed an histor- 
ic treaty eliminating interme- 
diate and short-range missiles. 
In sports, the America's Cup 
came back home to the United 

Other major events in the 
United States included the 
200th anniversary of the Con- 
stitution, the search for a Su- 
preme Court justice, the papal 
visit, the Golden Gate Bridge's 
50th birthday celebration, the 
Presidential Campaign, Jim 
and Tammy Bakker, and Baby 
Jessica. The world witnessed 
the Persian Gulf conflict, Ko- 
rean demonstrations and elec- 
tions, Haitan riots, and a pri- 
vate plane, flown by a man 

named Mattias Rust, land in 
Red square! 

In the entertainment world. 
The Cosby Show was still 
number one followed by its 
spin-off, A Different World 
starring Lisa Bonet. A growing 
number of yuppie-oriented 
shows headed by Thirty 
Something and A Year in the 
Life caught audience's atten- 
tion. The music industry saw a 
mix of old and new. Michael 
Jackson came out with his 
long-awaited album Bad. 
Whitney Houston followed 
her debut successfully with 
Whitney. New faces included 
Debbie Gibson, Tiffany, The 
Breakfast Club, and Jody Wat- 

And in a sad note we said 
goodbye to some familiar 
faces: Fred Astaire, Henry 
Ford II, Jackie Gleason, Rita 
Hayworth, John Houston, 
Danny Kaye, Liberace, Lee 
Marvin, Robert Preston. Har- 
old Washington, and Andy 

Miss Michigan. Kaye Lani Rae Rafko. a nurse who 
shook up the talent competition with a Polynesian 
dance, was crowned Miss America 1988 by former 
Miss Tennessee and Miss America. Kellye Cash. 


In early December, the world fo- 
cused its attention on Washington 
as the two super powers met for an 
important summit, and signed a 
treaty eliminating intermediate and 
short-range missiles. Never before 
had the word "elimination" ap- 
peared in any treaty between the 
United States and the Soviet Union. 
The very title of the document is a 

mouthful — Treaty Between the 
United States of America and the 
Soviet Socialist Republics on the 
Elimination of Their Intermediate- 
Range and Shorter-Range Missiles. 
But what did this treaty accom- 
plish? Just what did it eliminate? 
The United States gave up 108 Per- 
shing lis with one warhead each, 
64 cruise missiles with four war- 
heads each, 72 Pershing lA war- 
heads atop Western German mis- 
siles, for a total of 436 warheads 
removed. The Soviet Union re- 
moved 441 SS-20s with three war- 
heads each, 112 SS-4s with one 
warhead each, 120 SS-l2/22s with 
one warhead each. 20 SS-23s with 

one warhead each, for a total 1,575 
warheads removed. 

In removing the warhead, the su- '< 
per powers have reduced a huge i 
point of tension between them that 
has lasted since the Carter admin- 

But now that the treaty is signed, 
and in effect, how do we know the 
other side will uphold its part of 
the deal? Precautions have been 
made by having meetings between 
officials of the two countries which 
started in January. But even with 
these precautions no one can pre- 
dict what the future holds in the 
nuclear arms race. All we can do is 
sit, wait, and pray. 

President Reagan talks with So- 
viet leader Mikhail Gorbachev 
during arrival ceremonies at the 
White House. The two super 
power leaders held a three- Jay 
summit meeting in December 
and signed a nuclear arms con 
Irol agreement. 



With two strikes against him. 
President Reagan decided to 
play it safe: he nominated An- 
thony Kennedy, a so-called mod- 
erate conservative, to fill the va- 
cancy created by Justice Lewis 
Powell's resignation last July. 
The lukewarm reception Kenne- 
dy met in some right-wing circles 
came in part from lingering dis- 
appointment over the Bork de- 
feat. Judge Bork was one of the 
few conservative legal scholars 
who became a crossover hit with 
conservative activists. In the cur- 
rent environment, where intelli- 

gence is a politcal liability, it's 
not surprising that Reagan s new 
choice was less known and gen- 
erated less enthusiasm. As a 
lower-court judge, Kennedy had 
been bound by Supreme Court 
precedent. So, of course, was 
Judge Bork, but. unlike Bork's. 
Kennedy's opinions breathed no 
hint of hostility toward decisions 
involving local authority on is- 
sues like crime, education, and, 
of course, abortion. 

A few PRO-LIFE groups were 
also hot and bothered by the fact 
that Kennedy did not express 

disapproval in the life issue. 
American Life League had an- 
nounced it would mount a cam- 
paign against the nomination. 
However, the consensus among 
pro-lifers appears to be that Ken- 
nedy is a much better choice 
than the others. Although Ken- 
nedy had been tagged a moder- 
ate, his nomination was pushed 
by many strong conservatives in 
the legal community. Maybe this 
is a good sign for our country! 

Mrs. Reagan Recovers 
From Surgery 

On October 17. 
1987. First Lady Nancy 
Reagan learned the tu- 
mor in her left breast, 
discovered on October 
5. was malignant. 
Through a biopsy, cells 
were taken from the 
area suspected to be 
cancerous. Examina- 

tion of these cells re- 
vealed that cancer was 
present. Fulfilling her 
pre-stated wishes, doc- 
tors at Bethesda Naval 
Hospital performed 
surgery and removed 
the breast that same 

In an effort to keep the Persian Gulf open to naviga- 
tion, the United States began in July to escort vessels 
to protect them from Iran. In September the U.S. Navy 
blew up an Iranian ship that was placing mines in the 
Gulf. Several mines were confiscated. 

U.S. Navy Makes 
Presence Known 

During October for the first 
time in the Persian Gulf, Iranian 
and American gunners aimed 
their weapons at each other and 
pulled the triggers. Iranian 
speedboats, which fired first, 
missed an unarmed U.S. Army 
observation helicopter. Two U.S. 
gunship choppers reacted sink- 
ing one of the attacking boats 
and setting two others on fire. 
Although hardly a major clash, 
the exchange in the gulf plum- 
meted the hostilities even closer 
toward a real but undeclared 
state of limited war. 

This climaxed a series of bluffs 
and threats from Iranian naval 
forces in the wake of the seizure 
of the Iran Ajr, which was dis- 
abled by U.S. helicopters as it 
was laying mines. Previously ev- 
eryone thought that Iran would 
not dare to attack American 
ships. Now it appears that we 
were headed for a confrontation. 

The U.S. retaliation and the 
Iranian strike abruptly changed 
the profile of the gulf confronta- 
tion. Suddenly it looked less like 
a protective operation, in which 
U.S. warships would quietly go 

about keeping American-flagged 
Kuwaiti oil tankers out of harm's 
way, and more like a direct face- 
off between the two nations. This 
situation could easily have got- 
ten out of control. Our govern- 
ment stated that it did not seek 
any further confrontation with 
Iran, but we would meet any mil- 
itary actions with stronger coun- 
termeasures. President Reagan 
stated it more bluntly. "We're 
not going to have a war with 
Iran. They're not that stupid." 
But. how far must we go to have 
peace in our world? Is it too far? 

National News 

Pope Visits 
United States 

Stockmarket Crash 
Of 1987 

For nearly five years the 
stock market had made dra- 
matic gains, setting records 
for miraculous increases. It 
was termed as being a very 
"bullish" market. Thousands 
of people were making tons of 
money. The market topped at 
over 2700 points, the highest 
mark reached ever! 

October 19. 1987, put a halt 
to all of the merry money mak- 
ing. An event took place that 
will surely be remembered and 
talked about for many years to 
come. The New York Stock Ex- 
change made the greatest de- 
cline in history. Falling nearly 
200 points more than the 
crash of 1929. the market fell 
508 points. 

What did the crash mean to 
the economy? If government 
played its cards right, it could 
be beneficial. Many people 
now bought securities, trea- 

sury bonds, and mutual funds. 
No longer were people looking 
for a high risk, get-rich-quick 
stock. They wanted low risk, 
long-term investments. The re- 
cession that followed the 1929 
crash need not happen again. 
If everyone starts talking re- 
cession, and the public reacts 
as if a recession is coming, 
then one will occur. Govern- 
ment must be careful not to 
lead the public to believe a re- 
cession is coming. Now is the 
time when government must 
be strong. Although it seems 
that the bear is running freely 
throughout the market, many 
investment firms forsee a 
strong economy to continue. 
Expected lower interest rates, 
and increases in government 
spending will help settle the 
shaky market. The bull will be 

Everyone knew that 
Pope John Paul ll's sec- 
ond visit to the United 
States was not going to 
be easy. A growing 
problem between the 
American Catholics 
was the major reason 
for this visit. Once re- 
garded as among the 
most committed fol- 
lowers, many American 
Catholics today feel 
they have the right to 
choose the elements of 
their faith and ignore 

those they disagree 
with. Major disagree- 
ments ranged from 
abortion to women 

The Pope met this 
challenge by not scold- 
ing his followers with 
harsh words, but rather 
by offering blessings 
and warm homilies. He 
also chose to follow 
the advice of American 
bishops by avoiding 

In the six years since Americans first heard 
of a mysterious immunity-robbing disease 
from which no one recovers. AIDS has 
killed nearly 25.000 Americans. Millions 
of dollars have poured into medical re- 
search and President Reagan has pro- 
claimed the plague "Public Health Enemy 
No. /." 


Public Health Enemy No. 1 

1987 was only the beginning 
of a panic over a disease about 
which little is known and for 
which there is no known cure. 
AIDS — acquired immune defi- 
ciency syndrome — took Ameri- 
ca by surprise and forced Ameri- 
cans to seek more knowledge to 
protect themselves. 

AIDS statistics are staggering. 
Only six years after Americans 
first heard the term "AIDS", 2 
million people have become in- 
fected with it. The number of 
deaths which this will lead to is 
expected to be larger than the 
death toll of the Vietnam War 
and to make the Ethiopian fam- 
ine look like a picnic. The AIDS 
virus is also compared to the 

Black Death that killed a fourth 
of Europe's population in the 
14th century. 

The HIV virus is only the first 
of many viruses that can infect 
people and lower their immune 
system. As many as 10 million 
people are infected with the HIV 
virus. Predictions include 
500.000-3 million new cases be- 
tween 1986-1991. and by 1991. 
50- 100 million people will be in- 
fected with the HIV virus. It is 
also predicted that cancer will be 
recognized as a complication of 
the HIV infection. Within the 
next 5 years. 3 million AIDS vic- 
tims will be dead or dying, and it 
is possible that America will be 
devoting 2% of its GNP to care 

for AIDs patients. 66% of AIDS 
cases are found in homosexuals. 
Behind every AIDS patient, there 
are about 100 hidden sources 
with the HIV virus. 

Within 5 years. 2 major shifts 
in the AIDS virus are predicted: 
80% of all AIDS cases will be 
found outside New York and 
California, and it will be trans- 
mitted more and more by hetero- 
sexual contact. "There is only 
one way that society will live in 
peace until a cure or vaccine is 
found, if ever. That is for each 
person to decide whether his or 
her sexual conduct is a danger to 
the life of another, and then act 
accordingly. " 

National News 

Scores A 6.1 

Garbage Cargo 
Becomes Joke 

At 7:42 am. one October 
morning. California experi- 
enced an earthquake regis- 
tering 6.1 on the Richter 
Scale causing fear in most 
Southern Californians. Over 
100 people were injured 
and six killed during the 
earthquake. The quake 
shattered windows, snapped 
power lines, broke gas 
mains, and ignited fires. 
Centered between Whittier 
and Pasadena, the earth- 
quake was just thirty miles 
from the San Andreas Fault. 
Eight blocks of Whittier s 
business district were 
closed after falling bricks 
damaged cars and eight 

buildings were destroyed. 

The quake, although 
damaging, was rather minor 
compared to the 8. 1 quake 
in Mexico City in 1985. and 
the 1906 San Francisco ca- 
tastrophe that measured 8.3 
on the Richter scale. Still, 
the October quake was the 
worst since 1971 in South- 
ern California, when the San 
Fernando Valley was shak- 
en by a 6.6 quake that left 
64 people dead. This quake 
showed the people of Cali- 
fornia that they are far from 
ready for a major earth- 
quake along the San An- 
dreas Fault. 

The barge Mabro 
4000 began its fateful 
journey from a New 
York City port on 
March 22. 1987 bound 
for Jones County. 
North Carolina. The 
barge was filled with a 
very unique cargo of 
New York's finest . . . 
garbage. But little did 
the crew know just how 
long and unusual this 
trip would be. 

After being turned 
away from the original 
port in North Carolina, 
Mabro 4000 tried sev- 

eral other ports. The 
barge quickly became 
national news. 

The barge filled with 
3. 128 tons of garbage 
became a national joke 
and a symbol of the na- 
tion's worsening prob- 
lem with solid waste 
management. The 
barge, while looking 
for a place to dump its 
cargo, was banned by 
six states and three for- 
eign countries before 
an incinerator finally 
reduced it to ash. 


Television evangelists Jim and Tammy Faye 
Bakker said farewell to the PTL ministry in March. 
Jim Bakker resigned after confessing to a sexual 
encounter with a young woman. Tammy Bakker 
bowed out of the broadcasts to undergo treat- 
ment for drug dependency. 

Scandal Forces 
Bakkers From PTL 

Is money everything? Well, 
apparently for Jim and Tammy 
Bakker it was! Their famous tele- 
vision ministry. PTL, whose let- 
ters stand for either Praise the 
Lord or Pass the Loot, was a 
booming success. Then, on one 
fateful day. a church secretary by 
the name of Jessica Hahn 
brought an end to the profits. 
Hahn informed the press of an 
affair with Jim Bakker and of a 
payment of $265,000 from min- 
istry money to keep quiet. On the 
basis of these charges, the gov- 
ernment decided to investigate 
the financial practices of the PTL 

The impending investigation 
turned up enough wrong-doing 

that the Bakkers were forced to 
step down. Charges of misuse of 
funds were brought against them 
and much evidence showed their 
extravagent spending, with the 
air-conditioned dog house being 
the most publicized piece. 

In a Nightline episode with 
Ted Koppel. Bakker lashed out 
and branded Falwell a thief by 
accusing him of stealing the min- 
istry from them. Bakker stated 
that the whole situation was a 
conspiracy and that Falwell lied 
to him by suggesting that Jimmy 
Swaggert was trying to over- 
throw them and become the new 
head of PTL. The predicament 
got even more complex when 
Falwell claimed that Bakker 

asked him to take over because 
Bakker felt that Falwell was ca- 
pable and trustworthy. Who 
knows what really occurred be- 
tween the two. and who was at 

Since the die-down of the 
scandal, Jim and Tammy 
planned a new ministry of their 
own. Time will tell whether this 
bird ever gets off the ground or 
just lays another egg. The prob- 
lem stated simply is this: millions 
of people believed Jim and 
Tammy were sincere people for 
Christ, but in reality, they were, 
although dressed in sheepskin, 
truly wolves at heart. 


Marine Ll Col. Oliver L. North, was a key official in 
the plan lo finance anii-government rebels in Nicara 
gua with money from arms sales to Iran. In testimony 
before the Iran Contra hearings in Washington, 
North became somewhat of a celebrity. 

Hart, Rice 


When Oliver North faced 
his congressional inquisitors 
at the iran-contra hearings last 
July, he saw the enemy and let 
them have it. No. he was not 
sorry for deceiving Congress 
about his role in funneling 
cash from the Iran arms sales 
to the Nicaraguan contras. 
And no. he was not going to 
let Congress heap all the 
blame on the executive branch 
— not when Congress had 
forced the administration to 
aid the contras in any way it 
could. He lectured, he 
preached, he admonished, he 
joked, and his blue eyes spar- 
kled and his voice cracked 
with conviction. He was the 
All-American Boy with a gap- 
toothed grin worthy of Huck 
Finn who beat long-haired 

House Chief Counsel John 
Nields at his own pugnacious 
game. The shadowy North was 
replaced by an irresistible new 
character: Ollie. 

Then, as the nation began to 
think twice, infatuation gave 
way to misgivings. Was North 
really the "national hero" 
President Reagan had pro- 
claimed him to be? 

In recent months, with the 
likelihood that North will be 
indicted, Ollie has drawn back 
into the narrow orbit of his 
family, church, and a desk job 
at Marine Corps Headquar- 
ters. But. the grin is un- 
changed. It endures as a sym- 
bol of the recklessness that 
produced the political scandal 
of the decade. 

Scandal Damages Campaign 

Democratic presidential 
candidate Gary Hart was 
forced to drop his bid for 
the presidency after it was 
reported that he was roman- 
tically involved with Donna 
Rice, a 29-year-old aspiring 
actress and model from Mi- 
ami. He dared the press to 
"put a tail on me. "and then 
flew Rice to Washington. 
We received a lesson in 
post-modern manners when 
he claimed that "the woman 

in question " had been a vir- 
tual stranger who "dropped 
into my lap" on that Carib- 
bean cruise. "/ chose not to 
dump her off and the pic- 
ture was taken." All that 
was hard enough to believe 
and now the very man who 
clouded the 1 988 campaign 
with questions of character 
tried unsuccessfully to stage 
a comeback by reentering 
the presidential race. 

Kirby Puckett and Jeff Raerdon of the Minnesota Twins 
celebrate their World Series victory over the St. Louis Cardi- 
nals. The Twins won the seventh and final game of the series 

A Salute 
To The 

Champions come in all shapes 
and sizes. They come from differ- 
ent walks of life. But they all car- 
ry one similar trait. They have an 
uncanny desire to win! They 
strive for excellence! They never 
give- up! Who would have ever 
guessed that the Minnesota 
Twins would even make the play- 
offs, much less win the World 
Series. The Twins haven't won a 
World Series in forever! This was 
to be their year, though. With a 
young and exciting manager, 
they played well above their ex- 
pectancies, and defeated the St. 
Louis Cardinals in seven games. 
Minneapolis went crazy for their 
hometown Twins. Homer Han- 
kies waved continuously. The 
Twins had brought the champi- 
onship home to the twin cities. 

The NBA named a new cham- 

pion in 1987. The Los Angeles 
Lakers defeated the Boston Celt- 
ics in the best-of-seven series. It 
seems almost like tradition for 
these two franchises of World 
Champions. Magic Johnson 
pulled more than rabbits from 
his hat in claiming the MVP 
award. What happened to the 
Bird Man? Well, it seems with 
parts of his flock hampered with 
injuries, the Bird Man couldn't 

The Washington Redskins won 
the annual blowout game called 
the Super Bowl. The Redskins de- 
feated the Denver Broncos 42- 10 
in what will be remembered as 
the game that records fell. This 
was the second straight Super 
Bowl defeat for the Broncos. 
Among the records that fell was 
the most points scored in a sin- 

gle quarter with 35 points in the 
second quarter. The Super Bowl 
has in recent years failed to live 
up to its hype. The average 
spread between the teams in 
more than two touchdowns and 
this year's game will increase 
that. Many suggestions have 
been made that could possibly 
help this situation. The most 
popular of these is to shorten the 
time between the final playoff 
game and the Super Bowl from 
two weeks to one, so the teams 
can stay in their weekly routines. 
These are the champions for 
IBS 7. but by the time this year- 
book reaches you, I988's cham- 
pions will begin to take form. 
The challenge for excellence 


Strike Proves 
To Be Failure 

The 1987 NFL Football 
season came to an abrupt 
halt in the third week of 
the season. The players 
decided to strike because 
of issues such as pension 
plans and starting sala- 

The strike, however, 
did not go the way the 
players thought it would. 
Instead of falling into the 
players' demands, man- 
agement replaced them 

with "scabs". These scabs 
played for three weeks 
while showing the players 
that the season would go 
on without them. 

The 24-day strike by 
the NFL players ended in 
mid-October when the 
union capitulated and 
went to court instead of 
trying to fight the club 
owners at the bargaining 

A J4-iLiy athke by the NFL pl.iyer> ended in mid- 
October when the union c.ipiluhled and went lo 
court instead of trying to fight the club owners at the 
bargaining table. 

Dennis Conner, the man who lost the America's Cup 
in I9S}. won it back four years later, the Stars and 
Stripes completed a 4 sweep over Australia's Kook- 
aburra III in the race that took place in Australia. 

The Cup Comes 
Back Home!! 

What does the only 
man to ever lose the 
America's Cup do? He 
goes out and wins it 
back! Dennis Conner, 
who lost the cup to 
Australia in 1983. took 
his Stars and Stripes to 
Fremantle. Western 
Australia and defeated 
the Kookaburra in four 
straight races. 

Although Stars and 
Stripes had its prob- 
lems early on. her crew 
never gave up. In the 
finals, the Stars and 
Stripes never even 
looked back. She led in 

every turn of every 
race, and won each by 
at least one whole min- 
ute. Now the cup is 
home again. 

Where will the 1990 
defense be held? Some 
people hope for the 
coast off of San Diego, 
where the cup resides. 
Conner said the deci- 
sion will be left up to a 
committee that con- 
tains the yacht's de- 
signers. But no matter 
where the next races 
are held, hopefully 
America's Cup is home 
to stay! 



Oh what a year in mu- 
sic it was! Old and new 
faces packed the charts 
with songs that kept us 
dancing and singing 
along all year long. It was 
a year that heavy metal 
made itself heard and 
seen with such artists as 
Bon Jovi. Billy Idol, Mot- 
ley Crue. and Stryper. Old 
songs were reworked and 
made it big. "Lean on 
Me". "Stand by Me", and 
"Mony Mony" are fust a 
few examples. 

We saw a mixture of 
old and new faces this 
year. Michael Jackson re- 
leased his much awaited 
album. Bad. along the 
way, he grabbed one 
American Music Award 
and three Grammy nomi- 

nations. Whitney Hous- 
ton proved she could beat 
the sophomore Jinx by re- 
leasing her second album 
Whitney. The song "I 
Want to Dance With 
Someone (Who Loves 
Me)" finished as the 
number one song for the 
entire year. Madonna dis- 
played her talents by re- 
leasing two albums and 
placing four songs on the 
year end top 100 chart. 
But strangely enough, she 
was overlooked for a 
Grammy nomination. Big 
names this year in coun- 
try music include Randy 
Travis, Reba Mclntire, 
George Strait, The Judds, 
and Dolly Parton. 

Billy Joel made an his- 
toric trip to the Soviet 

Union. In this day of trea- 
ties and somewhat im- 
proving relations between 
the U.S. and Soviet Union, 
this three performance 
tour by Billy Joel gave 
Russians a chance to see 
an example of America's 
best music. Tina Turner 
and Sting set a record by 
performing in front of 
180,000 people in Brazil 
— more than the pope 
when he made an appear- 
ance in Brazil. 

The top groups of the 
year included U2, Bon 
Jovi, Whitesnake, and 
Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam. 
U2's album. The Joshua 
Tree, hit it big on college 
campuses all over the 
country. The controver- 
sial band was awarded for 



the excellent work on this 
album with four Grammy 
nominations, more than 
any other band. Bon Jovi 
made it true that heavy 
metal had really made it 
today by winning the fa- 
vorite pop/rock group 
award at the American 
Music Awards. The 
Grammys. however, have 
not come around to their 
type of music, as not one 
single heavy metal group 
or song received a nomi- 

New faces this year in- 
cluded Debbie Gibson, 
who became the youngest 
female vocalist to have a 
number one single on the 
charts with "Shake Your 
Love. " Tiffany, the Break- 
fast Club. Jody Watley. 

and Terence Trent D'Ar- 

Movie soundtracks 
also made a big impres- 
sion on the charts this 
year. Such movies as La- 
Bamba, Less than Zero, 
Beverly Hills Cop II, 
Who's That Girl, Stand 
By Me, and The Lost 
Boys all placed at least 
one song on or near the 
top of the charts. But it 
was the soundtrack from 
the surprise hit. Dirty 
Dancing, that gave not 
one. but two top albums 
this year. The Dirty Danc- 
ing soundtrack stayed at 
number one for nine con- 
secutive weeks. With hits 
such as "I've Had the 
Time of My Life, " and 
"She's Like the Wind". 

it's on its way to becom- 
ing the top selling movie 
soundtrack of all time. 

In review, the top male 
artists of the year includ- 
ed Michael Jackson, 
Sting. Paul Simon. Steve 
Win wood. Bruce Spring- 
stein, and Prince. Top fe- 
male artists were headed 
by Whitney Houston. 
Anita Baker. Madonna. 
Suzanne Vega. Barbara 
Striesand. and Jody Wat- 
ley. A very strong year for 
groups was led by Bon 
Jovi. U2. Whitesnake. 
Fleetwood Mac, Bangles, 
and Expose. 


Fred Astaire 


Every year we see many shooting 
stars in our universe. However, as 
with this night life, several of these 
stars will black out and disappear 
forever. Many talented and pre- 
cious people left us this year to go 
to far better places. They have now 
joined all of the other configura- 
tions that human beings stare at. 
think about, look up to. and ad- 

Of these stars, some of the 
brightest, such as Fred Astaire, Li- 
berace. Jackie Gleason, Lee Mar- 
vin, John Huston, and Lome 
Greene, lights dimmed. 

The most famous traditional 
dancer of the twentieth century 
who kept us spellbound with his 
creativity by showing us new steps 
that had never been shown before 
died this year at the age of 88. Fred 
Astaire will be remembered most 
for his dancing routines in musicals 
such as Daddy Longlegs and Holi- 
day Inn. Although he had many 
different partners, he is best known 
for his dancing with Ginger Rogers. 
His creativity is shown through his 
choreography and usage of such 
objects as a coat rack, empty shoes, 
and fire crackers to bring us into a 
fantasy world that only he could 


Astaire stated that the legendary 
film star Rita Hayworth was his fa- 
vorite dance partner. He felt they 
were smooth and complimented 
each other. It seems only fitting 
that these two great stars would 
dance out of the limelight and into 
a more perfect place hand in hand 
this year. They both will be deeply 
missed by every individual in the 
world whose lives they touched. 

Liberace was the greatest show- 
man on earth. He gave us the en- 
lightenment and courage to dream 
the impossible dream, and proved 
this by being a poor boy who made 
good. He was the epitamy of the 
untouchable recluse. But this soli- 
tary individual, who was so out of 
reach from everyone's grasp died 
of a commoner's disease. Although 
his friends tried to cover up his 
death, this superstar died from a 
disease that only a few years ago 
killed another great star Rock Hud- 
son. Not much is known abou this 
disease called AIDS but it effects 
rich and poor, famous and infa- 
mous, commoners and bluebloods. 
and leaves destroyed lives and 
families mourning in its path. 

Jackie Gleason 


One of the greatest comedians of 
our day. Jackie Gleason. bowed off 
the stage this year. He carried 
many memories and much love 
with him. Gleason was one of the 
unusual superstars who was talent- 
ed enough to achieve and influ- 
ence every aspect of the Hollywood 
world. He not only acted on the 
stage but was also a comic, produc- 
er, and director, for many years. 
The television viewers of his era 
related well to Ralph Kramden of 
the Honeymooners series. Gleason 
brought this character to life as 
only he could. He also made rural 
sheriffs comical through his por- 
trayal of Smokey in Smokey and 
the Bandit series. Many movies, 
honors, and awards were left be- 
hind when he departed. Through 
these heirlooms he will be kept 
alive for many years to come. He 
had a wonderful life although it 
was shorter than most. He died at 
the prime of old age at 71. Jackie 
Gleason left us with a sentence 
through Ralph Kramden that de- 
scribed his presence on this earth. 
"How sweet it is. " How sweet you 

were Jackie. Thanks for the memo 

Other stars that should not be 
forgotten include: Lee Marvin, who 
starred in The Dirty Dozen as well 
as many other action packed mov- 
ies. He once said, "If I appeal to 
anybody. I hope it s to the guy who 
collects the garbage." He died at 
the age of 63. John Huston was a 
very talented actor as well as direc- 
tor. He's famous for movie classics 
such as The Maltese Falcon, and 
Prizzi's Honor. On the subject of 
retirement be said, "Why does a 
painter keep on painting? Painters 
retiring? Nonsense!" John Huston 
dies at the age of 81. Contempo- 
rary artist Andy Warhol died at the 
age of 5S. When asked if his work 
was art. Warhol said, "Art? That's 
a man's name. " Lome Greene, star 
of Bonanza, left behind the Ponder- 
osa and faded into the sunset. 

To all of these special people and 
others that have not been men- 
tioned, we of the world would like 
to express our appreciation for all 
of your contributions to our lives. 
Thanks again for the memories!! 






Lee Marvin 






Lome Greene 




A y^^ 

Union's campus life offers 
a variety of activities and 
events for students wtio want 
to get involved. Ranging from 
formal events like All-Sing 
and the Miss Union Pageant 
to smaller . . . 


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Jim Burchette and Todd Weddfe display the 1987 
All-Sing first place trophy for the camera. The Men of 
Sigma Alpha Epsilon took top of honors in the annual 
competition, becoming the first fraternity to win the 
contest in many years. 

Freshman Melissa Poppenheimer feeds a blindfolded 
William Pendergrass in the class play day contest 
during Homecoming Week. Homecoming Week is 
always one of the big campus event during the Fall 

Campus Life 


Reception 42 

Miss Union Univ. 

Pageant 44 

Campus Favorites. . . . 52 
Mr. And Miss 

Union 54 

Who's Who 56 

All-Sing 60 

Homecoming 66 

\ Introduction . \ 

. . . events like Homecom- 
ing class play day and SAC 
tournaments. There's always 
something happening on 
Union's campus. 

In the fall the campus events 
begin with the President's Re- 
ception. This gives the stu- 
dents a chance to meet Presi- 
dent Barefoot on a one-to-one 
basis. The big greek event of 
the fall semester is the Greek 
Olympics held on Campus 
Day. Campus Day is always 
full of activity as the university 
entertains prospective high 
school seniors. 

Also during the fall semes- 
ter the annual Homecoming 
ballgame and week. This year 
Lane College was Union's op- 
ponent in two exciting games. 
Alumni visit the campus dur- 
ing the week to relive their 
college days. 

But most will agree that the 
biggest campus event of the 
fall has to be All-Sing, the vo- 
cal competition between 
groups across the campus. 
This year Sigma Alpha Epsilon 
took first place, followed by 
Lambda Chi Alpha in second, 
and Chi Omega in third. 

A spring event that stu- 

dents, faculty, and families 
alike enjoy is the annual Miss 
Union University Pageant. This 
year we had eleven contes- 
tants to participate, represent- 
ing campus organizations. 
Each lady did a fine job and all 
deserve a hand. 

During the year at one of 
the SGA meetings, each class 
nominated twenty outstanding 
individuals to be Union's 
Campus Favorites. This repu- 
table honor recognizes the in- 
dividuals leadership ability 
and overall personality. 
• Each year the student body 
chooses a lady and a gentle- 
man who have extraordinary 
leadership qualities to be se- 
lected Mr. and Mrs. Union. To 
be selected is a distinct honor. 

All through the year, the 
SAC and SGA have offered 
many campus events. Ranging 
from concerts by contempo- 
rary Christian groups such as 
Clad and Truth. SAC also 
sponsors many tournaments 
and game nights. 

So as you can see. Union's 
campus is always full of life 
and activity. To find some- 
thing to do, one only has to 

keeping the crowd involved in a basketball game is 
the job of the cheerleaders. Adrienne Feltus lends 
her enthusiasm to the job. 

Getting To Know 
Pres. Barefoot 

For any person in author- 
ity to be effective he must 
form a bond with those he 
will serve. The communica- 
tion gap must be bridged 
and a harmonious relation- 
ship achieved. For the Presi- 
dent of Union University 
that process begins with the 
President's Reception. 

At the beginning of every 
fall semester a reception is 
given outside of the Coburn 
Dining Room. The reception 
is used as a time for the stu- 
dents to greet their Presi- 
dent. Incoming freshmen 
are given the opportunity to 

meet Dr. Barefoot and share 
a cup of punch. Returning 
students firmly greet Dr. 
Barefoot and exchange best 
wishes for the upcoming 
year. Through this friendly 
atmosphere the communi- 
cation barrier quickly disap- 
pears, a strong relationship 
between the President and 
students forms, and the 
stage for a successful year is 

The reception is enjoyed 
by all who attend. By the 
end of the evening everyone 
can call Dr. Barefoot their 


Distinguished Speakers 
Visit Union 

During the course of the 
year. Union welcomes many 
distinguished guests and 
speakers. Each Fall Union is 
proud to sponsor the Staley 
lectures. This year, we were 
honored to hear Dr. R. Lof- 
ten Hudson. Dr. Hudson is 
the founder and director of 
the Hudson Christian Coun- 
seling Center in Omaha, Ne- 

At the annual spring C.H. 
Jones Memorial lecture se- 
ries, our guest lecturer was 
Dr. Frank Stagg. Dr. Stagg is 
Emeritus Professor of New 

Testament at the Southern 
Baptist Theological Semi- 
nary in Louisville, KY. 

The outstanding Kelly 
Green used his past experi- 
ences to relate and guide 
students of today's society. 

Union also had the op- 
portunity to host many well- 
known Christian musical 
groups. Three contemporary 
Christian gospel groups. 
"Glad". "Harbor", and 
"Truth", entertained the 
students and faculty this 

Staley lecturer Dr. R. Loften Hudson, founder and director of 
Hudson Christian Counseling Center of Omaha. Nebraska. 


Miss Union University Pageant 

Eleven Talented 
Coeds Vie 
For Crown 

Being asked to represent an 
organization in the Miss Union 
Pageant is a great honor for 
those girls who are brave and 
have enough stamina to partici- 
pate in the long hours of practice 
and preparation. This year, elev- 
en young coeds took the chal- 
lenge laid before them and met it 
face to face. 

After finding the right combi- 
nation of accessories, the Miss 
Union Pageant was important to 
the girls. 

The eleven contestants came 
from all areas of Union's cam- 
pus. They included: Lisa Marie 
Cozart, a 19-year-old sophomore 
from Memphis, who represented 
Women 's Housing. For her talent 
she performed "I Made It 
Through the Rain. " Catherine 
Peal, a 19-year-old freshman 
from Alamo represented Phi Al- 
pha Theta. Catherine performed 
"Since I Fell for You." Jennifer 
Lynette Smith, a 20-year-old jun- 
ior from Guys. TN. Jennifer rep- 
resented Sigma Alpha lota. She 
performed a piano piece entitled 
"The Revolutionary Ftude. Opus 
10. No. 12" by Chopin. Tisha Ce- 
less Brewer a 19-year-old junior 
from Collinwood represented 
Zeta Tau Alpha. She played and 
sang "I Found Someone. " Sheila 

Robbins a 22-year-old senior 
from Ripley represented the Rut- 
ledge History Club. For her tal- 
ent she performed a dramatic 
skit entitled "Martha." Melinda 
Beth Moore, a 22-year-old sen- 
ior from Dexter, Missouri, repre- 
sented Lambda Chi Alpha. She 
performed a medley of "Some- 
thing's Coming" and "Some- 
where." Caryn Dement, a 19- 
year-old freshman from Jackson 
represented Chi Omega. For her 
talent she performed a piano 
medley entitled "Rumba." Kelly 
Matthews, a 23-year-old junior 
from Brandon. Florida, repre- 
sented Sigma Delta. Kelly per- 
formed a dramatic selection enti- 
tled "Little Orphan Annie." 
Leslie Tidwell, an 1 8-year-old 
freshman from Sikeston, Missou- 
ri, represented the Senate. Leslie 
performed ' 'Fur Flise ' ' for her tal- 
ent. Garry Ann Deaton. a 19- 
year-old freshman from Mt. Ju- 
liet, represented Phi Mu Alpha. 
Her talent selection was "All I 
Fver Have to Be. " Wendy Pirtle, 
a 20-year-old freshman from 
Memphis represented Student 
Publications. She performed 
"Maybe This Time. " 

All eleven contestants did a 
great job and represented their 
organizations well. 

Chi Omega's representative was Caryn Dement. 
Melinda Moore represented Lambda Chi Alpha. 

Phi Mu Alpha's representative was Gary Ann 
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Sheila Robbins represented the Rutledge History 
Club. Zeta Tau Alpha's representative was Jisha 

Leslie fidwell represented Senate. Sigma Delta's 
representative was Kelly Matthews. 

''hi Alpha Theta's representative was Catherine 
Va/. Lisa Cozart represented Women's Housing, 
igma Alpha lota's representative was Jennifer 

Unsung Heroes 
Make Pageant Success 

The night of March 19, 
1988, went off without a 
hitch. The Miss Union Pag- 
eant went smooth as al- 
ways, but nobody realized 
the hours of hard work that 
went into the sets, lights, 
and sound for the pageant. 
If the props would have fell 
apart, if the lights would 
have flickered, or if the mc's 
mic would have cut off then 
everyone would have recog- 
nized the mistakes. An old 
saying is "if no one com- 
plains, the crew has done a 
good job." Did you hear 
anyone complaining? 

Weeks of preparation are 
needed to stage a produc- 
tion such as the Miss Union 
Pageant. Scaffolds are con- 
structed to support the 
lights. Platforms are set up 
for the spot lights. The set- 
ting for the stage must be 
designed and built. Sound 

check after sound check 
must be performed to assure 
the finest quality possible. 
All of this and more goes 
into an excellent show. 

What kinds of people 
compose the crews that are 
in charge of production? 
They come from the science 
department, the business 
department, and from com- 
munications, but they all 
possess one quality that is 
needed for these jobs. They 
all have a sense of dedica- 
tion to give of their very 
best to assure a memorable 
show for all in attendance. 
These people come together 
the week of pageant to fi- 
nalize their efforts. They 
forego their studies to 
spend countless hours in 
the chapel. Long afternoons 
and longer nights make for 
an unforgettable Miss 
Union Pageant. 

Student Publication 's Wendy Pirtle 
performs "Maybe This Time" for her 
talent portion of competition. 

Jennifer Smith finishes her piano per- 
formance of "The Revolutionary Etude 
Opus 10. No. 12." 

Sheila Robbins performs a dramatic 
selection entitled "Martha". Sheila 
went on to be named Miss Conge- 
niality, a most honored award he- 
cause the contestants vote for the 
winner themselves. 

Many contestants feel swimsuit competition is 
the hardest part of the pageant. Here Leslie lid 
well, demonstrate the poise and grace necessary 
for this portion of competition. 

Catherine Peel displays the confidence necessary 
for the evening gown competition. Catherine rep- 
resented Phi Alpha Theta. 

Eleven Contestants 
Vie For Crown 

The tension of pageant day 
began early Saturday. Each 
contestant was scheduled to 
meet with the judges for the 
dreaded interview. After the 
interview, each lady was given 
a few hours to relax before the 
final countdown. The chapel 
was filled, the lights were off. 
and the orchestra began to 
play when our Master of Cere- 
monies, Tom Prestigiacomo 
presented the contestants. 
While wearing their interview 
attire, each contestant re- 
vealed the organization they 
were representing. Next the la- 
dies hurriedly went back to 
the dressing room to change 
into their evening gowns. This 
competition is the most glam- 
orous event of the night. Each 

lady gracefully presented her 
gown to the audience and 
judges. The next competitive 
event was the talent portion of 
the pageant. Each contestant 
displayed a unique talent 
ranging from vocal and dra- 
matic presentations to piano 
performance. This competition 
is the most favored by the au- 

The final event of pageant 
was the swimsuit competition. 
The ladies elegantly breezed 
across the stage and then 
down the runway. Once again 
the ladies left the stage, but 
only to return a few moments 
later in evening gowns for the 
awards ceremony. All the hard 
work and preparation was now 
over and had paid off. 


Caryn Dement 
Crowned As The 
New Miss Union 

March 19 became a 
magical night for one 
young lady as Master of 
Ceremonies. Tom Presti- 
giacomo. announced the 
winners of the 1988 Miss 
Union University Pageant. 
Caryn Dement a 19-year- 
old freshman from Jack- 
son. TN had charmed and 
performed her way to the 
crown. Interestingly 
enough. Caryn is the third 
freshman in a row to win 
the title of Miss Union 

Although a beauty 
queen. Caryn is more 
than a pretty face. She is a 
talented lady whose 
beauty is more than skin 
deep. For her talent, 
Caryn performed a con- 
temporary piano piece 
entitled "Rumba"! She 
has been playing the pi- 
ano for thirteen years and 
when asked why she 
chose this particular 
piece she spoke of her 
love for contemporary 
music and how she want- 
ed to get the audience 
motivated. Caryn has al- 
ways enjoyed being in 
pageants because of the 

competition, and entered 
many while in high 

Caryn began working 
with her coaches immedi- 
ately after the Miss Union 
pageant in preparation 
for the Miss Tennessee 
Pageant. Taking judges 
advice and keeping up 
with current events, she 
began her preparations. 

Miss Dement is an ele- 
mentary education major 
and chose to come Union 
because it is a private 
Christian school much 
like her high school. Old 
Hickory Academy. Car- 
yn's hobbies include pi- 
ano, tennis, snow and wa- 
ter skiing, swimming, and 
horseback riding. 

Even though she plans 
to keep the same piece of 
music, swimsuit. and 
dress for the next step, 
there is still a long, tough, 
road ahead of her and we 
wish her the best of luck. 

Caryn Dement, Miss 
Union University 1988, is 
definitely more than just 
a pretty face. Congratula- 
tions Caryn on a job well 

Miss Caryn Dement, a 19-year-old freshman from Jackson. Tl^ was 
crowned Miss Union University I9SS on March 19. I9S8 while 
representing Chi Omega. 

I9SS Miss Union University Pageant win- 
ners — -lilt runner up — Lisa Cozarl: 2nd 
runner up — Jisha Brewer: Queen — 
Caryn Dement: 1st runner up — Melinda 
Moore: 3rd runner up — Gary Ann Dea- 



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Miss Caryn Dement takes her first walk as Miss Union 
University, only seconds after being crowned. 

Miss Tisha Brewer won the Beverly Williams Lewis Talent 
award which is given to the contestant receiving the 
most points in the talent competition. 


Miss Union 



Campus Favorites 

Andy Akin is a senior from Germantown. TN majoring in Management/ 
Marketing. Norma Lin Williams is a senior from Union City, TN majoring in 
Math. April Champagne is a senior from Atoka, TN majoring in Elementary 
Education, Steve Steiner is a sophomore from Paris. TN majoring in Reli- 
gion and P,E, /Health, 

Janna Norton is a junior from Kenton, TN majoring in Elementary Educa- 
tion Brian Howard is a junior from Paducah. KY majoring in P. E. /Health. 
Susan Ward, is a sophomore from Memphis, TN majoring in Elementary 

Lance Davis is a junior from Northboro, MA majoring in Management/ 
Marketing. Leslie Blalack is a senior from Brighton. TN majoring in Biolo- 
gy. Catherine Peek a sophomore from Memphis. TN majoring in Account- 
ing, Mike Oliver is a senior from Paris, TN majoring in Management' Mar- 

Terry Wright is a senior from Nauvoo. AL majoring in 
Communication Arts. Steve Jett is a senior from Jack 
son. TN majoring in Management Marketing. Eliza- 
beth Peek is a junior from Memphis. TN majoring in 
Elementary Education. 

Lisa Campbell is a senior from Wildersville. TN majoring in English. 
Lanetta Littlefield is a senior from Adamsville. TN majoring in 
English. Chris Griggs is a senior from Atoka. TN majoring in Com- 
munication Arts. 

Benji Wood is a junior from Linden. TN majoring in Communications 
Arts. Kristen Miller is a senior from Bowdoinnam. ME majoring in 
Elementary Education. Ron Kwasigroh is a sophomore from Humboldt. 
TN majoring in Sociology and Management/Marketing. 

Mr. And Miss Union University 

Jane Ann Sage is a senior from 
Union City. TN. Majoring in Mana- 
gement/Marketing. She lias been 
very involved in school activities. 
Jane Ann is a member of Chi Ome- 
ga where she held the offices of 
pledge trainer. Creek historian, 
and pledge class president. Jane 
Ann is also a Sigma Alpha Epsilon 
Little Sister. She was Junior and 
Senior class president and presi- 
dent of the National Panhellenic 
Council. Jane Ann was the 1987 
Homecoming Queen and served as 
a peer counselor. After graduation, 
she plans to enter graduate school 
and pursue her MBA. 

Trent Bullock is a senior from 
Gleason, TN. Trent is pursuing a 
double major in religion and psy- 
chology. He has held many offices 
while at Union. Trent is a member 
of Lambda Chi Alpha where he has 
held the office of president. He was 
also president of the Student Gov- 
ernment Association. Trent is a 
Zeta Man, a campus favorite, and a 
member of the prexy club. 

Leslie Blalack Russell Brewer April Champagne Michelle Cornett Beth Dennis 

Renee Foote Daniel Glover Joseph Hunter Cynthia Jones Lanetta Littlefield 

Gaye Martin Donald Maxey Jeffery Mayo Brad McCormick Laurie Mitchell 

Jennifer Powers Michael Robinson Jane Ann Sage Norma Scott Jennifer Smith 

Who's Who Named In Special Chapel Service 

Who's Who Among Students 
in American Universities and 
Colleges is a program for honor- 
ing outstanding Juniors and Sen- 
iors as campus leaders in scho- 
lastics and community 
achievements. The program is 
approximately fifty years old and 
is participated in by more than 
fourteen hundred institutions of 
higher learning in the United 

The Who's Who selection cri- 
teria includes (I) scholarship 
ability. (2) participation and 
leadership in academic and ex- 
tracurricular activities, (3) citi- 

zenship and service to the school 
and (4) potential for future 

At Union University Who's 
Who students are elected by the 
vote of the faculty. In addition to 
the general criteria established 
by Who's Who. Union University 
also uses the following minimum 
criteria to judge students for 

(1) The grade point average 
of all colleges work 
must be 3.0 on the 4.0 

(2) The student must be ex- 
pected to complete his 


degree requirements 
between September and 
August of the following 

The last twenty-four se- 
mester hours of the stu- 
dent's studies, includ- 
ing the current spring 
semester, must have 
been at Union Universi- 

This year Union University has 
nominated and the Who's Who 
Program has approved the thirty - 
five students recognized on 
March 7. 1988. 

Melodi Myers Brian Norton Kam Otey 

Dawn Phillips 


Suzetta Tillman 


Norma Lin 

Not Pictured: 

George Baggett 
Chris Brown 
Gregory Glover 
Laurie Meadows 
Elizabeth M in ton 
Mark Ring 
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Gina Kelly, the worldly wise woman, helps men who are some- 
what crazed in their wits such as Tom Crites who played "Chris- 
tian. " 

The entire cast of Pilgram with the 
wedding garment of the king and 
the beginning of bliss. 

"Christian", played by Tom Crites. 
is burdened with this sin. Heading 
"The Book" asks "What must I do 
to be saved?" 

Pilgrim's Progress 
Kicks Off Season 

Each year the theatre 
draws the student body, fac- 
ulty, and community to- 
gether to the cultural event 
of acting. This year Pilgrim 
was chosen for one of their 
fall productions. Pilgrim is 
based on the novel Pilgrim 's 
Progress by John Bunyun. 
Pilgrim is an allegory which 
has only seven cast mem- 
bers, but they play over 30 
different roles. The first pro- 
duction was scheduled for 
November 12. 14, 16, and 
1 7 with special dinner the- 
atres on November 20 and 

Also this year, the A.D. 
Players kicked off the Ly- 
ceum 's spring program. The 
five-day performance of 
John His Story began on 
Friday, February 5. The A.D. 
Players consist of only 4 ac- 
tors which use only a mini- 
mum of props and different 
costumes. The A.D. Players 
created over 25 various 
characters from the gospel 
of John. One reason for the 
success of the A.D. Players 
is the simplicity of language 
and the portraying of the 
book of John in the style of 
the SO's. 

A.0. Players entertained students for the Spring Lyceum 
program during the 5-day presentation entitled John: His 


in the opening of Pilgrim. Jeff Craig and Suzetle Tillman help set the 
mood for Piigrun with candlelight. 

Sing To The Lord . . . 

All Sing 1987 

First place winner: Sigma Alpha Epsilon 

Second place winner: Lambda Chi Alpha 

All-Sing 1987 

And The 

Winn ere Is 

. . . SAE 

All-Sing is a time when various 
groups join together to present their 
talents. Each group must perform 
both a sacred and secular piece. This 
year seven groups competed for the 
coveted title of All-Sing Champions. 

The night's program started off 
with the ladies of Chi Omega. Chi 
Omega was the 1986 defending 
champions. This year the ladies sang 
a selection from Mary Poppins enti- 
tled "Chim-Chim Cheree. " "The Maj- 
esty and Glory of Your Name" was 
the title of their sacred song. Angel 
costumes and puffy clouds were used 
to set the mood. However, the ladies 
of Chi Omega were unsuccessful in 
defending the title, but they graceful- 
ly accepted 3rd place. 

The men of Lambda Chi Alpha per- 
formed "Singin' in the Rain." They 
chose to wear raincoats and hold um- 
brellas. They decorated the stage 
with lamp posts to recreate the fam- 
ous Gene Kelly movie scene. Their 
sacred song was entitled "He Holds 
the Keys. " Lambda Chi Alpha proudly 
walked away with 2nd place for the 
second year in a row. 

The men of Sigma Alpha Epsilon 
sang a medley of "Mame/What I did 
for Love/Hello Dolly!" for their secu- 
lar piece of music. They chose to wear 
tuxedos with red bow ties and cum- 
berbuns for this fun spirited combina- 
tion. SAE opened their production 
with their sacred piece of "Be Ye 
Glad!" For many in the audience, it 
was the highlight of the evening. 
With the combination of emotion and 
humor, Sigma Alpha Epsilon walked 
away with the first place trophy. 

Third place winner: Chi Omega 

Alpha Tau Omega 
Baptist Student Union 
Women's Housing 
Zeta Tau Alpha 

Although not receiving 
any awards, the four other 
organizations that entered 
the All-Sing competition did 
a fine job nonetheless. 

Alpha Tau Omega had 
the honor of performing 
last. They performed "Five- 
Foot Two, Eyes of Blue," 
and "Jesus Never Fails. "Al- 
pha Tau Omega was direct- 
ed by Robby Owens. The 
Baptist Student Union 
joined the field of competi- 
tion with "It Don't Mean A 
Thing, " and "I Come to this 
Hallowed Hour. " They were 
under the direction of 
Tammy Lang. The ladies of 

Women's Housing were un- 
successful in recapturing 
the title they lost last year to 
Chi Omega. They performed 
"Let Us Entertain You, " and 
"Holy Ground." The ladies 
of Zeta Tau Alpha gave an- 
other beautiful perfor- 
mance. This year they per- 
formed "Calvary's Love" 
and "One" from A Chorus 
Line. Zeta Tau Alpha was di- 
rected by Amy Peavler. All 
organizations should be 
commended for their fine 
jobs and help in making the 
1987 All Sing presentation a 
huge success. 

All competing groups joined together for the final 
production of "Sing to the Lord" directed by 
Tommy Rowell. 

Caria Moore, of Women's Housing, lends her 
voice for their special rendition of "Let us Enter- 
tain You. " 

Alpha Tau Omega performs the inspiring "Je- 
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Baptist Student Union, while entering the competition for the first time, per- 
formed a jazzy rendition of "It Don't Mean a Thing If You Ain't Got That Swing". 


While singing "Calvary's Love". Zeta Tau Alpha passed the flame of sisterhood. 

Dressed in women s luxedos and sporting lop hals and canes, 
sisters Deana and Gary Ann Deaton of Women's Housing "en- 
tertain " the All-Sing audience. 

Jay Culpeper, Rodney Henson, and Lance Davis of Lamdi 
Chi Alpha, "sing in the rain " and capture second place for 
the second year in a row. 

Alpha Jau Omega members sing about a girl who is five foot two and 
eyes of blue". 

Baptist Student Union first year of competition ended with 
candles in the form of a cross with their number "I Come to 
this Hallowed Hour. " 

Singing the inspiring "Be Ye Glad" ibe members of Sig 
ma Alpba Epsilon captured Ibe first place trophy. 

Dressed as angels tbe ladies of Chi Omega sing "The Majesty 
and Glory of Your Name" as their sacred piece. 

The ladies of Zeta Tau Alpha form a chorus line while 
singing "One" from the Broadway hit "A Chorus L 

Queen — Jane Ann Sage 

Homecoming 1987 

Jdjtie Ann Sage 
Crowned Queen 

A hush came over the crowd 
as the announcer said, "Your 
1987 Homecoming Queen is . 
. . Miss Jane Ann Sage!" Jane 
Ann was the overwhelming 
choice of the student body. As 
one student put it. "To know 
Jane Ann is to love her. " Her 
outgoing personality and con- 
cern for her fellow students 
was more than enough to 
qualify her for the title of 
Homecoming Queen. 

Miss April Champagne, our 
1986 Homecoming Queen, 
presented Jane Ann with the 
crown. April was escorted by 
Trent Bullock, our SGA presi- 

dent. Mr. Reed Walton had 
the pleasure of escorting our 
new Homecoming Queen. 

Jane Ann is a senior from 
Union City. TN pursuing a ma- 
jor in Management/ Marketing 
and a minor in psychology. 
She is an active Chi Omega 
and is a Sigma Alpha Epsilon 
little sister. She is currently the 
senior class President, and 
serves in many other campus 

Nothing less would be ex- 
pected from a queen and we 
would like to express congrat- 
ulations to ours — Miss Jane 
Ann Sage. 

Union Scores 
Two Wins At 

The Union University basket- 
ball teams once again proved 
their dominance in the annual 
Homecoming classic. This year's 
opponent was crosstown rival. 
Lane College Dragons. This was 
the second year in a row for the 
men to play Lane for Homecom- 
ing, but it was the first time in 
many years for the ladies. 

The Lady Bulldogs took the 
court with an air of confidence, 
grabbed control, and never 
looked back. After building up 
an eleven point halftime lead, 
the women cruised to a 92-54 
victory. The Lady Bulldogs were 
led by Shea Piercey and Rachal 

Arnold who scored eighteen and 
fourteen points respectively. This 
was the team 's sixth straight win 
compared to no losses. By this 
time it was apparent what kind of 
season the Lady Bulldogs would 

The men, on the other hand, 
had all they could handle. After 
building up a lead, they saw it 
fade away in the first half At 
halftime Union was behind Lane 
32-35. The second half wit- 
nessed a see saw battle with the 
Union Bulldogs squeeking out a 
75- 73 win. The men were led by 
Rick Rudesilis nineteen points 
and Stevie Howard's fourteen. 

The win evened out the Bull- 
dog's record at six wins and six 

The Homecoming games are 
tradition, and they are always 
exciting. They are what makes 
Homecoming so special. They 
give faculty, staff, alumni, and 
students, all a chance to mingle, 
get to know each other, and 
spend an afternoon together as 
part of Union University's family. 

During a time oul. Coach David Blackstock 
sets up a play during the homecoming game 
against Lane College. The Lady Bulldogs went 
on to win 93-54. 

Homecoming Week 

Gives Students 

A Break From 

Normal Routine 

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The annual Homecoming pep meeting give students 

a chance to show their spirit and pride for the Union ^^ 

Bulldog Basketball teams. 

Homecoming week is full of various 
activities. On Monday, November 30. 
during the 10 a.m. chapel hour, a 
concert was held featuring Melanie 
Campbell Kendall, a 1984 Union 
graduate. Also on Monday, the SGA 
movie "Witness" was shown. On 
Tuesday afternoon was the funfilled 
"Class Play Day". This competition 
involves each class legally regressing 
to childhood activities. Some of the 
activities include egg toss, dizzy lizzy. 
and relays. On Wednesday, the stu- 
dents show their enthusiasm at the 
annual pep rally. At this time the 
Homecoming court is presented to 
the students. Each basketball player 
and coach is recognized. Later on 
Wednesday, the FCA sponsors the 
Homecoming service featuring songs 
and testimonies of athletes and other 
students. On Thursday night, a fash- 
ion show and reception was held in 
the new gym. The models consisted 
of Union ladies and alumni. Fashions 
from area businesses and alumni tal- 
ents were represented at this first- 
time fashion show. Friday was full of 
excitement beginning with an Italian 
Dinner in the cafeteria. Later that 
night, a "variety show" featured a 
Stage Band and songs from Proclama- 
tion. To top off the night was the 
annual bonfire. Hot dogs and cokes 
were served while the cheerleaders 
motivated the students for the game 
on Saturday. 

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Ihe Union Cheerleaders show their special talent at 
creative movement during Homecoming festivities. 
Obviously, all the hard work and practice paid off. 

The 1987 Homecoming Court was presented to the st 
dent body M the Homecoming pep rally. 

Class Play Day gives the various classes an oppor- 
tunity to participate in Homecoming events. Play 
Day is always one of the favorite events during 
Homecoming week. 

The Greek display contest is always one of the biggest 
competitions of the year. This year Zeta Tau Alpha was 
awarded the coveted first place. 


Campus Events 

Success Of SAC 
Depends On Students 

The Student Activities 
Council sponsors many ac- 
tivities on the campus of 
Union University. This 
council is guided by Danny 
Patterson and consists of 
many Union students. Ac- 
tivities sponsored by SAC 
include such things as skat- 
ing, swimming or wallyball. 
Other events include talent 
and fashion shows, movies. 
Truth and Glad concerts, 
and computer dating at Val- 
entine's Day. 

Also the Student Activi- 
ties Council provides many 
different tournaments for 
Union students. Some tour- 
naments consist of golf. 

wallyball, racquetball, and 
billards. There are also 
many activities that permit 
for intramural points for ei- 
ther organizations or indi- 

Student Activities Coun- 
cil is a vital part of the col- 
lege life at Union University. 
It provides students with a 
chance for social fun and 
fellowship with other stu- 
dents. Much of the success 
of SAC depends on the sug- 
gestions of students and 
their eagerness to partici- 
pate in such activities. So 
take time and get involved 
with SAC. 





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During one's college years, 
many students involve them- 
selves in organizations that 
relate to a specific interest 
Union offers organizations 
ranging from nursing to poli- 
tics . . . 



Senior. Trent Bullock pulled double-duly this year as 
he served as president of the Student Government 
Association and the Ministerial Association. 

The Baptist Student Union entered a group into the 
Campus All-Sing for the first time in many years. 


Organiza dons 

BSU 78 

Senate 84 

Lest We Forget 90 

Alpha Chi 92 

Sigma Zeta 98 


Association 100 

Sigma Alpha Iota .102 

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. . . from academics to hob- 
bies, what ever your interest. 
Union has the club for you. 

Extracurricular activities are 
a vital part of any college stu- 
dent's life. It is important to be 
involved both socially and 
mentally. Many experts have 
spoken of the importance of 
being involved in extracurricu- 
lar activities and how they 
shape and mold the individual 
into a responsible person. 

If your interested in music. 
Union is well equipped with 
organizations for you. Organi- 
zations include: Phi Mu Alpha, 
Sigma Alpha lota. Covenant, 
Proclamation, Chorus, Singers 
Symphonic and Stage Bands, 
and Handbells. If you are in- 
terested in academics depend- 
ing on your major interest. 
Union offers. Sigma Zeta, Al- 
pha Chi, Kappa Mu Epsilon. 
Phi Sigma lota. Pi Alpha Theta 
just to name a few. Or if your 
into politics. Union has SGA. 
Senate, and the Andrew T. Tip 
Pre-Legal Society. These are 
just a few of the many types of 
clubs Union offers. 

It is always a major event 
when a new organization is 
brought on to a campus. This 
year Union was honored to 
welcome Sigma Delta, a pro- 
fessional fraternity for physi- 
cal education majors and mi- 
nors. The fraternity was 
established by the chapter 
from Murray State University, 
on December 4, 1987. 

Union also welcomed a new 
group on campus called Peer 
Counselors. These students 
help with the College Life at 
Union (CLU) classes, through- 
out the fall semester. These 
students are instrumental in 
helping freshmen make the 
transformation from high 
school to college student 

So as you can see. Union 
has alot to offer the person 
who wants to be involved. The 
only problem a student may 
have is choosing which orga- 
nization to join. What ever the 
decision is, it is bound to make 
the student happy and 

Lynn Armstrong. Wendy Murchison. and Eric Mason 
find time to smile for the camera. Working on the 
Cardinal and Cream newspaper takes long hours of 
work to meet those crucial deadlines. 

Baptist Student Union 
BSU Council 

(Top to Bottom. I. to r.) Ahnee Green. Billy Pauley. Kelly 
Troutt. Toby Robinson. Gina kelley. Ross Guthrie. Ron Kwa- 
sigroph. Jonathon Newman. Rhonda Walso. Robin Cooper. 
Roger Poindexter. Pam Barlow, and Micki Jones. 


Director — Billy Pauley 

Sonshine Puppets 
Director — Rhonda Waldo 

Director — 
Gin a K el ley 


Director — Kelly 
















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Church Related Vocation 

CRV is a program set 
up by the Religious Af- 
fairs Office for all those 
individuals interested 
in doing their part with 
missions. They award 
scholarship to students 
who have committed 
themselves to go into a 
church related field. 
These students are re- 
quired to attend meet- 
ings once a month 
where they divide up 
into groups determined 
by what type of work 
they have chosen. Each 
group is led by an indi- 
vidual who has been 
selected due to their 
knowledge of their par- 
ticular field. 

Baptist Young Women 

The Baptist Young 
Women is an auxiliary 
branch of the Tennesse 
Women's Missionary 
Union. At Union, the 
BYW trains its members 
to be aware of mis- 
sions, both foreign and 
at home. The training 
that these individuals 
participated in this year 
consisted of sending 
missionaries letters and 
birthday cards, going 
to the World Missions 
Conference and hold- 
ing a spiritual gifts con- 
ference. They also held 
a commissioning ser- 
vice for the SPOTS 
teams and sponsored a 
foreign and home mis- 
sions study. 

Ministerial A ssocia tion 

The Ministerial As- 
sociation is a group 
composed of young 
men who strive to ex- 
pand their education 
through involvement 
with men in the minis- 
try of Christian service. 
In the past springs the 
association was 

brought together for a 
private observance of 
the Passover, honoring 
Christ Jesus and re- 
creating the closeness 
shared by our Lord and 
his disciples at the Last 










The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a 
national organization seeking to promote 
Christian fellowship among varsity athletes 
as well as those who lettered in high school 
athletics. FCA is interdenominational and 
open to all individuals who would like to 
participate. They also attempt to help those 
athletes, who desire to grow in Christian 
commitment express faith in Christ in athlet- 
ics, and share their faith by their participa- 
tion in these activities. By their witness these 
promising individuals can show others how 
Christ lives through them. A friendly atten- 
tive ear that actually hears is sometimes all a 
person needs to be able to reach their full 

Sigma Delta is a P.E. and Health Scholastic 
Honorary Fraternity open for membership by 
qualified P.E. Majors and minors. To be eligi- 
ble for membership a person must have a 2.0 
overall with a 2.1 in P.E.. with these stan- 
dards to be raised over the next three years. 

Sigma Delta was founded at Murray State 
University to recognize academic excellence 
in the fields of P.E. and Health. The chapter 
at Union University was installed December 
4. 1987 by a team from Murray State. This 
new organization, we are certain, will grow 
quickly if fueled by dedication. An attitude 
of professionalism will be evident in these 
leaders of tomorrow. 



Freedom of speech is one of the 
basic rights upon which our United 
States was founded; it is a necessity 
to our inalienable human rights of 
life, liberty, and the pursuit of happi- 

Here at Union this proud tradition 
is carried on through fair representa- 
tion in the Student Senate. The Senate 
is the student voice to Union 's admin- 
istration. Bills are written according 
to the needs and desires of the stu- 
dent body and reviewed carefully; if 

passed by the Senate, they are taken 
up for consideration by the adminis- 

This year's Senate has a different 
personality from those in the past. It 
is the goal of this Senate to delegate 
responsibility to a larger number of 
people, thereby gaining a broader 
opinion from the student body. The 
hope of the Senate is to make the 
student's stay at Union as pleasurable 
as possible. 

The Student Government 
Association consists of the or- 
ganized student body led by 
elected officers. The SGA in- 
volves all organizations on 
campus through the use of the 
Senate. Its main purpose is to 
deal with and to bring about 
change in the school, as well 
as to provide activities for the 
student body. The officers are 
essential in communicating 
the needs of the student body 
to the faculty, staff, and ad- 
ministration, and also plan- 
ning activities. One day, these 
leaders on Campus will join 
other Union graduates as 
leaders in government, indus- 
try and religion throughout 
the country. 


Trent Bullock — President 

Lora Lee Blakely — Treasurer 

Jay Blackwell — Vice-president 



Student Foundations 
officers: Danica 

telemarketing co- 
chairman. Teresa 
Greer public 
relations. Jane Ann 
Sage telemarketing 
co-chairman, Mike 
Oliver vice- 
president, and Jim 
Mac Arthur 

The Student Foundation is a group of 
students showing outstanding leadership 
abilities. The members are chosen by the 
Admission Staff to aid in the recruitment 
of new students and to be pace setters on 
campus. Each spring students who are 
interested in becoming members of the 
Student Foundation complete applica- 
tions and are interviewed. Thirty mem- 
bers are selected for their leadership 
ability, character and scholarship. New 
members go through a training program 
conducted by the Admissions Personnel. 
They are responsible for conducting 
tours for prospective students and their 
families. Each member is also involved in 
a special telemarketing program. Weekly. 
Student Foundation members place calls 

to prospective students to let them know 
about campus activities, check to see if 
they need any information and answer 
any questions they might have about 
Union University. Members often house 
prospective students in their rooms when 
guests visit campus overnight. Student 
Foundation members serve as a vital link 
to the surrounding community by speak- 
ing at local churches and clubs as well as 
making visits with the admission coun- 
selors. Their correspondence with alumni 
is another important contribution of the 
Student Foundation members. Overall 
the Student Foundation work to create 
goodwill through extending Union's 
hand of hospitality. 

CLU coordinator Dr. Cynthia Jayne goes over revi- 
sions with peer counselor Tracey Pierce. 


Union University initiated its freshmen ori- 
entation program last fall after seeing the idea 
tried, tested, and refined at numerous universi- 
ties and colleges throughout the nation. Its 
College Life at Union has proven to be a suc- 
cess, and the academic program will return this 
fall with changes in its curriculum. 

College Life at Union is the official orienta- 
tion program for incoming freshmen. Freshmen 
attend weekly one-hour classes during the fall 
semester and receive credit for the course, 
which is compulsory. The primary focus of the 
program is to provide a buffer for students who 
have never attended college. To facilitate the 
students' smooth adjustment to all aspects of 
academia, last year's faculty and student peer 
counselors covered everything from notetaking 
to social life in their classes. 

The course material for fall 1988 has been 
revised, according to CLU coordinator Dr. Cyn- 
thia Jayne. "Last year was a learning experi- 
ence for us all. Now we have a better idea of 
what works and what doesn't. " Union will use 
course material that was comprised by Boston 
University, a school that has one of the highest 
GPA percentages in the nation. The University 
attributes much of its students ' success to its 
highly productive orientation program. 

The specifics of the classes, which began in 
late August were refined during work retreats 
and meetings held during the summer to insure 
that all aspects on College Life at Union flowed 
smoothly in the fall semester. 

Peer Counselors (Front Row 
I. to r.) April Champagne. 
Suzanne Thompson. Jane 
Ann Sage. Marilyn Posey, 
Sheila Wright. Chip Leake. 
Second Row (I. to r.) Butch 
Frazier, Mike Heyen. Tammy 
Smith. Lisa Harrington. Me- 
linda Moore. Not pictured: 
Mike Oliver. Lance Davis. 
Kam Otey. and Susan Watt. 

Pi Kappa 

The ability to speak clearly 
and effectively is an important 
quality to get ahead in today's 
fast-paced world. A very skilled 
person has a special talent for 
being able to cover up total igno- 
rance on a topic with good 
speech. With over 500 chapters. 
Pi Kappa Delta is one of the old- 
est and largest forensic fraterni- 
ties in existence. Union 's chapter 
was chartered in 1985. Members 
of the Speech and Debate team 
are eligible for membership in Pi 
Kappa Delta after competing in 
three tournaments. This group is 
sponsored by Mr. David Burke. 

Sigma Tau Delta is the National En- 
glish Honor Society. It affords exception- 
al students an opportunity to develop 
their skills in creative and critical writing, 
and to foster a spirit of fellowship. 

Fall activities included initiation of 
new members and a special guest lectur- 
er. Dr. Rusty Mclntyre. a professor of Phi- 
losophy from Lambuth College. In the 
spring. Dr. Bentley addressed the group 
about her trip to England and Ireland. 
The group also attended Romeo and 

The group is open to all English/ 
Journalism majors and minors who meet 
certain academic criteria. The members 
seek to uphold their official motto. "Sin- 
cerity. Truth. Design. " 

Sigma Tau Delta 

The Torch is an annual liter- 
ary magazine which promotes 
student development in the arts. 
The publication consists of po- 
ems, short stories, photographs, 
paintings, original music. The 
Torch committee is composed of 
students from various levels of 
college completion. Under the 
guidance of their advisor. Dr. Er- 
nie Pinson. members review each 
submitted piece of literature 
which can be from either a stu- 
dent or a faculty member. The 
committee is chosen on the basis 
of sensitivity, interest, and 
knowledge concerning the field 
of humanities. 

The Torch 

If you have visited Union Universi- 
ty's art gallery you have probably 
seen some of the work of members of 
the Kappa Pi art fraternity. Art is a 
very effective form of communication 
which allows us to take a different 
look at things around us. 

The purpose of Kappa Pi. an honor- 
ary art fraternity, is to raise the stan- 
dards of productive artistic work 
among the students and to furnish 
high reward for making a conscien- 
tious effort in furthering the best in- 
terest of art. 

Membership is open to students 
with twelve hours of art with an aver- 
age of B or above. 

Kappa Pi 

Yearbook Staff (Left to Right) Jerome Teel. Mary Todd Matlock. 
Kelly Troutt. Kerry Rial. Cheryl Corley. Terrie Powers. Gina Butler. 
Rob Brown. (Not Pictured) Beth Dennis. Jimmy Graves. Teresa 
Greer, and Brent Davis. Photographers: Tammy Smith, Jan Hum- 
phreys. Steve Williams, and Brian Killian. 

There is more to putting together a 
yearbook than most realize. Layouts are 
drawn, checked and changed, pictures 
taken (and retaken), pictures cropped, 
copy written, pages checked and dou- 
ble-checked, sent to the plant, sent 
back as proofs, then sent back again 
with corrections, and then after all this 
is done 224 times does it come back to 
you as a yearbook. 

This year the yearbook has gone 
through many changes. Of course, this 
is the first Fall yearbook Union has ever 
had. This enables the staff to better cov- 

er the year's events. Such things as the 
Lady Bulldogs trip to Kansas City and 
graduation would not have been cov- 
ered otherwise. Also there have been 
many changes in layout design. Larger 
pictures and less overlapping was incor- 
porated throughout the yearbook to 
give a major college yearbook feel. 

Working on the yearbook, takes long 
hours of work and dedication. Each 
staff member is expected to do his or 
her own part. Capturing the year's mo- 
ments and memories is a monumentous 
task. It isn't easy but it is rewarding. 

Lest We Forget 

The Cardinal and Cream, 
Union University's official stu- 
dent newspaper since I BOS. un- 
derwent many changes during 
the past year. Designed to give 
the "journalist of tomorrow" 
valuable experience, the produc- 
tion of the student publication, 
with the exception of printing, is 
handled completely by students. 
This includes reporting, writing, 
typesetting, photography, and 

Another important transition 
was the look of the newspaper. It 
now sports a new masthead de- 
signed by Advisor Bob 

(Front Row. I. to r.) Susan Watt. Editor; Lynn 
Armstrong. Associate Editor: Carrie Rostol- 
Ian. (Second Row I. to r.) Robert Thompson. 
Eric Mason. Kerry Rial. Eric Jackson. Missy 
McBride. Kecia Grant. Wendy Murchison. 

Shuttleworth and Editor Susan 
Watt. The content has expanded 
to cover areas of interest to the 
entire student body such as 
sports, book and movie reviews, 
organizational news, student 
and faculty features, crossword 
puzzles, editorial cartoons, and 
the "forum" which provides an 
opportunity for both faculty and 
students to give their opinions 
on a variety of pressing and 
sometimes controversial issues. 
This year's staff also put forth 
extra effort to increase the pro- 
duction rate of the paper. The 
staff attempted to produce a pa- 

per bimonthly during the fall and 
spring semesters. However, ob- 
stacles with the new desk-top 
publishing system sometimes 
created delays. 

It is published by the Commu- 
nications Department and at- 
tempts to inspire students 
through personal involvement. 
The newspaper covers all cam- 
pus news in addition to some lo- 
cal and national features. It 
strives to accurately portray the 
campus through the printed me- 
dia and helps students to keep 
up with important events. 

Cardinal And Cream 


Alpha Chi is a National College scholar- 
ship honor society founded in Texas in 
1922. whose membership is composed of 
the top ten percent of the junior and sen- 
ior classes. The object of Alpha Chi is the 
promotion and recognition of Scholarship 
and of those elements of character which 
make it effective among students. 

The name "Alpha Chi: is composed of 
the initial letters of the Greek words 
meaning "Truth" and "Character". 
Knowledge, the basis of truth and charac- 
ter, is symbolized by gold and candlelight 
and is reflected in the society's motto-. "Ye 
shall know the truth, and the truth shall 
make you free" (John 8:32). 

These are just a few of the things that 
the students who were initiated on Febru- 
ary 24, 1988 discovered about Alpha Chi. 
These members include: Lynn Deshea 
Armstrong, Richard A. Bradford Jr., Bren- 
da Gail Dowd Briley, Julie Michelle Cham- 
bers. Richard Lee Chapman, Toni Renee 
Foote, Judy Lynchard Harrell, Jennifer 
Lorraine Hicks, Tammy June Lang, David 

A. Lewis. Gary Dennis Lowery, Nancy Eu- 
line Mathis Madden, Donald Ray Maxey, 
Janet Hale McClure. Christopher Robert 
Mizell, Shands Wright Orman, Tracey 
June Pearce, Elizabeth Janene Peek, Jef- 
frey Wayne Perkins, Jonathan Matthew 
Plunk, Cathy Jo Rampley Pope, Charles 
Martin Ramey, Cynthia Robinson, Thomas 
Lamar Rowell, Barry Glen Schultz, Vicki 
Lynn Spencer, Sonya Carol Westerman 
Stout, Kelly Anne Troutt, Tracy Scott Wad- 
ley, Linda Carol Walls, Susan Watt, and 
Donna Lynn Williams. 

Another special event that occurred at 
this time was the initiation of Dr. Louise 
Bentley as an honorary member of the Al- 
pha Chi chapter. Dr. Bentley has served as 
an Alpha Chi sponsor for the past five 

The members of Alpha Chi was graduat- 
ed this year were distinguished during the 
graduation ceremony by the gold tassel 
cords they were wearing. This is the only 
society on campus allowed to wear this 
type of a recognition during the ceremony. 

Pi Gamma 

Pi Gamma Mu is 
an international so- 
cial science honor 
society whose pur- 
pose is in studying 
the social sciences. It 
aims to reward inter- 
est and achievement 
in this study by the 
conferring of mem- 
bership upon those 
who have thus dis- 
tinguished them- 
selves. Pi Gamma Mu 
endeavors to inspire 
in its members social 
service to humanity, 
and life interest in 
the study of human 

m^ Honors 

Truth, wisdom and 
ethics are attributes 
the members of Hon- 
ors Student Associa- 
tion strive to obtain. 
Through life experi- 
ences and knowl- 
edge. HSA members 
can acquire these 
qualities. They ac- 
complish this task by 
attending confer- 
ences, studying liter- 
ature, enjoying the 
arts, conversing with 
others and traveling 
to new places. 

As our world daily becomes 
more complicated, the law pro- 
fession must change and grow to 
meet our needs and to protect 
our rights. The Andrew T. "Tip" 
Taylor Pre-legal society was 
formed to give interested stu- 
dents a view of the various op- 
portunities opening up within 
the law profession, a glance into 
what they might expect at law 
school, and a good idea of what 
kind of preparation they need on 
the under-graduate level. Mem- 
bership is open to history majors 
and minors, and anyone with 
sincere interest in the field of 

Pre-Legal Society 


The Student Tennessee Education As- 
sociation is a pre-profressional organi- 
zation that is influencing the future of 
education. They're tomorrow's teachers 
and are concerned about their profes- 
sion today. They speak out on issues 
such as class size maximums, student 
teacher rights, and the National Teach- 
ers' Examination (NTE). STEA is an affil- 
iate of Tennessee Education Associa- 

The chapter at Union University is an 
active member of campus organizations. 
On Campus Day a large cardboard repli- 
ca of a little red schoolhouse was com- 
plete with desk and books. STEA gives a 
tea every Christmas for the faculty and 
staff of Union along with area educa- 
tors. This year on Teacher Appreciation 
Day. every full-time faculty member 
found a bright yellow bag hanging on 
his door with lots of small office sup- 
plies and a large, shiny red apple. 

Phi Alpha Theta 

Phi Alpha Theta is an honor- 
ary history fraternity for majors 
and minors. Membership is open 
to students who have completed 
twelve credit hours in history 
field and have a 3.1 average or 
above. The Delta Psi chapter at 
Union was the first chapter es- 
tablished in the state of Tennes- 
see. Members of this organiza- 
tion are dedicated to academic 
excellence as well as the protec- 
tion of historic data. Another 
purpose is to encourage students 
to participate in the history de- 
partment. Each year, this depart- 
ment, along with another organi- 
zation, travels to an historic site 
to experience the feeling of his- 
tory for themselves. 

They say that history repeats itself. 
This fact as well as many of the faults 
and achievements of people of the 
past, present, and future, are of inter- 
est to those who study history as the 
members of the Rutledge History 
Club. This club has been a part of 
Union University since 1929. The Rut- 
ledge Honorary History Club offers 
membership by invitation to a select 
number who have a grade point aver- 
age of at least 2.5 in the field of histo- 
ry. The main goals of the club are to 
strengthen knowlege of politics and 
contemporary events, to study ca- 
reers in history fields, and to learn 
more about our society in general. 
During the year members take trips to 
historical sites and listen to special 

Rutledge History Club 

Phi Sigma lota is one of the 
many honor societies found on 
Union's campus. It acknowl- 
edges the students' outstanding 
abilities and achievements in the 
study of foreign languages, liter- 
atures, and cultures. The foreign 
language society was established 
on Union's campus in 1980. The 
qualifications for membership 
into this honor society are to 
have at least a 3.0 overall aver- 
age, to have completed at least 
one foreign language course at 
the third level and to rank in the 
highest thirty-five percent of 
their class in general scholar- 

Phi Sigma Iota 

Linguae Mundi is a club for anyone 
and everyone who wants to learn 
about different cultures. This year 
they have used the resources in our 
own school to learn about just a few 
cultures. Dr. Clyde Tilley presented a 
slide show on his trip to Russia and 
the officers cooked Russian meals so 
the group could get a first hand idea 
of what Russian culture is like, and 
Monica Powers spoke to the group 
about Thailand. Then to honor St. 
Patrick's Day. Dr. Louise Bentley pre- 
sented her slide show of her trip to 
Ireland and the sponsor for the group, 
Mrs. Jean Marie Walls, baked an Irish 
cake. All in all the club has been very 
busy this year. 

Linguae Mundi 

Computer Club 

The Computer Club is a club 
for students interested in com- 
puters. The club has been very 
active this past year with its fa- 
vorite spot to have meetings be- 
ing at Village Inn. Even though it 
is a party, the club gets more 
work done than you might ex- 
pect. For instance, the project for 
this year is to get a questionnaire 
written and sent to all computer 
science majors and minors who 
have graduated to find out just 
how much they learned is used 
after graduation. It is to help the 
professors as well as the students 
learn from qualified profession- 

To further interest in the study of 
mathematics and to promote aware- 
ness of its benefits to society are two 
of the main reasons the national hon- 
orary mathematics society Kappa Mu 
Epsilon was established. The Tennes- 
see Gamma chapter at Union Univer- 
sity was established in 1965. It is 
sponsored by Mr. Dwyane Jennings 
and Mr. Don Richard. 

To become a member of this chap- 
ter one must have completed at least 
three math courses with one being 
Calculus I, have at least a 3.0 grade 
point average in mathematics, and be 
in the top thirty-five percent of his 

Kappa Mu Epsilon 

(Front Row) Kam Otey. So- 
cial Chairman: Jennifer 
Powers. President! Mark 
Prince. Vice President. 
(Back Row) Dr. Eugene 
Gooch, Instructor: Dr. Mi- 
chael McMahan. Faculty 
Advisor. Not pictured is Me- 
lony Henry. Secretary. 


Sigma Zeta, established in 1975, 
is a national academic science and 
math fraternity. The group spon- 
sors several activities throughout 
the year and helps with the West 
Tennessee Regional Science Fair. In 
previous years they have won the 
chapter of the year award from the 
National Organization and this 
year were proud to host the Na- 
tional Convention on our campus. 
Sigma Zeta's other activities in- 
clude monthly organizational 
meetings, monthly field trips, mov- 
ie nights, and fellowships with the 
science and mathematics faculty. 

The membership and goals set by 
Sigma Zeta helps the members to 
achieve its motto of, "seek dili- 
gently together for truth." Sigma 
Zeta will continue to put their best 
foot forward in the future. 


Students hoping to break into to- 
day's business world find them- 
selves in the Union University Busi- 
ness Club. The purpose of the club 
is to better equip the business stu- 
dent for his planned career. Mem- 
bership is open to students main- 
taining an overall average of at least 
a 2.0. This year with much group 
participation, the business club ex- 
perienced many unusual sites on 
their plant tours. These students 
with enormous dreams of being 
business executives of tomorrow at- 
tain more information at each meet- 
ing. Maybe one of these days we 
will see a Union graduate running a 
large corporation or who knows 
maybe even our country. 




Miss America Kaye Lani Rae Rafke. a nurse 
herself, awards the Tennessee Student 
Nurse of the Year award to Union s Cath- 
erine Carroll. 

NSNA. the largest independent stu- 
dent organization in the country and 
the only one for nursing students was 
organized at Union in February 1986. 

Those eligible for membership are 
students in any state-approved program 
preparing for registered nurse licensure 
or a registered nurse in a program lead- 
ing to a baccalaureate in nursing. Also 
eligible are students enrolled in a pre- 
nursing program leading to a degree in 

The purpose of UUSNA is to assume 
responsibility for contributing to nurs- 
ing education in order to provide for the 
highest quality health care. 

Lampligh ters 

Lamplighters is an or- 
ganization composed of 
students in the Associate 
Degree Program of Nurs- 
ing. It provides an oppor- 
tunity for members to 
come together in a social 
atmosphere for fellow- 
ship. Members elected for 
office engage in self-gov- 
erning matters, in plan- 
ning and organizing so- 
cial and community 
activities, and in encour- 
aging responsible group 
action toward desired ex- 
tra-curricular goals. In 
May, the annual capping 
ceremony was given by 
the first year members in 
honor of the second year 
members. Maybe one day 
when you are hurting and 
in desperate need of help 
you will see one of these 
smiling faces come to 
your rescue and put you 
on the road to recovery. 

Sigma Alpha lota, 
which was founded at 
Ann Arbor. Michigan, in 
1903, has been function- 
ing on this campus for 
twenty-eight years. This 
organization, whose mot- 
to is "Life is short but art 
is long, " is an honor mu- 
sic fraternity. Sigma Al- 
pha lota is the largest and 
oldest music fraternity for 
women. The Gamma Sig- 
ma Chapter is open to 
women working towards 
a major or minor degree 
in music only and selec- 

Sigma Alpha lota's Suzella Tillman lends her 
voice to the All-Sing production number in which 
the ladies of SAI joined together with Phi Mu 

tion is based on not only 
scholarship but musical 

Sigma Alpha lota par- 
ticipated in All-Sing this 
year and were also victors 
in the Christmas Tree 
decorating contest spon- 
sored by the Student Ac- 
tivities Center. Also, in 
conjunction with Phi Mu 
Alpha, SAI awards the 
Ben West Music Scholar- 
ship given to music ma- 
jors based on musical 

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PAj/ Mu Alpha Sinfonia 
is a professional fraternity 
for men in the area of mu- 
sic. It is one of the largest 
Greek professional orga- 
nizations in the world and 
was founded on October 
6. 1898. at the New En- 
gland Conservatory of 
Music in Boston, Massa- 
chusetts, lota Sigma 
Chapter of Union Univer- 
sity was chartered on May 
16. I960. 

The aims of the frater- 
nity are to advance the 
cause of music in Ameri- 

ca, to foster the mutual 
welfare and brotherhood 
of students of music, to 
develop the truest frater- 
nal spirits among its 
members, and to encour- 
age loyalty to the Alma 

Phi Mu Alpha is very 
active on campus and this 
year sponsored the cam- 
pus All-Sing competition 
and took part in numer- 
ous other activities while 
allowing students to in- 
crease their own musical 

The requirements of a music major call for long 
hours of practice. Phi Mu Alpha, the professional 
music fraternity, gives fellow members a chance to 
interact and grow along with their talent. 

Phi Mu Alpha 



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Union University 

The Music Department 
of Union University offers 
a number of opportunities 
for the musically talent- 
ed. Among these oppor- 
tunities are the vocal 
groups which are selected 
by audition and promote 
the University and music 
itself while performing at 

many school functions. 
However, open to any 
student, the Union Uni- 
versity Chorus performs 
two major works every 
year, one each semester. 
Chorus provides an op- 
portunity for any student 
who is interested to take 
part in classical and reli- 

gious choral music. 

Solos were performed 
by music professors and 
local guest soloists. Dr. 
Joseph Blass directed our 
university's chorus along 
with Scott Bennett who 
accompanied on the 

Union University 

The Union University 
Singers are the main tour- 
ing musical group on 
campus. Gaining mem- 
bership by audition only, 
the Singers practice all 
year for their annual 
spring tour, which has in- 
cluded such places as 
Washington. D.C.. Ha- 

waii. Canada, Florida, 
and as of last year. New 
York. They promote 
Union, the music depart- 
ment, and the Christian 
commitment behind it. 

Singers also perform in 
various chapel services 
and special occasions. 
This entertaining choir is 

open through audition to 
any student who is devot- 
ed to developing and us- 
ing his or her musical tal- 
ent. They are under the 
leadership of Dr. Kenneth 
Hartley. With the poten- 
tial they have, they 
should be just as good 
next year. 

Stage Band is an instrumental 
group that plays a variety of music 
from jazz to contemporary to pop. 
It is an audition group composed of 
music majors and minors as well as 
many other musicians. It is directed 
by Mr. Charles Huffman who also 
plays bass on his electric piano. 
The group performs at most home 
ballgames. the Miss Union Pag- 
eant, community organizations, 
and area high schools. This year 
they helped bring off a very suc- 
cessful talent show produced by 
the Student Activities Council. 





The Symphonic Band members 
produce a well-rounded sound 
consisting of brass, percussion, and 
woodwinds. Together these instru- 
ments can produce glorious songs 
in a variety of styles such as 
marches, symphony arrangements, 
movie themes, and patriotic bal- 
lads. These songs can be heard at 
their bi-annual concerts. They give 
the school a special treat and make 
graduation even more special by 
donating live music to the occa- 
sion. They communicate the uni- 
versal language of music. 


Imagine one day that you hap- 
pen to be walking through the 
music department when all of a 
sudden you hear bells ringings. 
Hark! Could it be the man or 
woman of your dreams? But alas 
— no one is there. You are 
crushed! However there is one 
consolation. That beautiful music 
you were hearing is not faked or 
imagined but real. The U.U. 
handbell choir plays this light- 
hearted music for many occa- 
sions. The choir consists of eight 
members who play three octaves 
of bells. They perform in the mu- 
sic department's Christmas pro- 
gram and in chapel. The choir is 
led by Dr. Kenneth Hartley. 

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Proclamation, one of 
the most prominant 
music groups on cam- 
pus, is composed of 
specially selected mu- 
sic majors. They are an 
auditioned ensemble 
which performs at vari- 
ous banquets, church- 
es, and programs for 
Union. Under the di- 
rection of Miss Robin 
Flood, the group strives 
to grow individually as 
Christians and "pro- 
claim " the word of our 
Lord to the glory and 
honor of his name. 
Through their words 
and voices we can feel 
closer and learn how to 
praise the name of our 
Lord. They are an ex- 
cellent example for us 
to follow and we as a 
school could learn 
much from them. 


Covenant is one of 
our established vocal 
ensembles here at 
Union University. They 
act as a public relations 
group for the school 
and perform through- 
out the year at various 
churches, banquets, 
and several perfor- 
mances at our universi- 
ty. Their main purpose 
at Union is to serve the 
Lord through their mu- 
sic and express their 
joy at knowing the Lord 
through the use of their 
musical talents. They 
focused quite a bit of 
attention on an on- 
campus ministry by 
singing in chapel and 
with other functions. 
This talented group of 
performers entertain us 
at every concert they 
give and leave us think- 
ing about our Lord. 

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April Chapman 
Laura Bailey 
Renee Ouyton 
Tammy Lang 
Allison Johnson 
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Tim Spencer 
Jason Sargent 
Russell Rowland 


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The special bond of friendship thai forms between 
sorority sisters and fraternity brothers is really what 
greek membership is all about. Special events en- 
ables brothers and sisters to pull and work together 
strengthening the friendship and loyalty. 

Lora Lee Blakley prepares to ride in the Lamda Chi 
Alpha chariot during the Greek Olympics. 


Greek Olymics 114 

Alpha Tau Omega .116 

Chi Omega 118 

Lamda Chi Alpha .120 
Sigma Alpha Epsilon 


Zeta Tau Alpha 124 

Greek Council 126 

Introduction . 

. . . there is a very special 
bond of brotherhood and sis- 

Every greek organization on 
campus offers opportunities 
for the growth of the individ- 
ual and friendships that will 
last a lifetime. 

Acceptance into a greek or- 
ganization comes after a long 
week called "Rush". Rush 
week gives prospective mem- 
bers a chance to see what 
greek life is all about and to 
decide which fraternity or so- 
rority is best for them. The 
week consists of various par- 
ties, such as "skit" and "dis- 
play", to the more serious 
preference party for the soror- 
ities. The fraternity rush is 
somewhat simple but it lasts 
longer, as it lasts two weeks 
instead of just one. 

After being accepted into a 
greek organization, the activi- 
ties fills the member's calen- 
dar. Whether it be Campus 
Day, All Sing, this weeks party, 
or this month's philanthropy, 
the members are always on the 

For those not in a fraternity 
or sorority, it is hard for them 
to understand the loyalty and 
dedication that a member has 
for their organization. Mem- 
bers have been accused of 
buying friends. But those in 
the know, see it much differ- 
ently. Here at Union, there is 
perceived gap between those 
that are greek and those that 
are not. Whether there is a gap 
or not, there needs to be a 
conscious effort by all to close 

Next year. Union welcomes 
a new sorority. Kappa Delta. 
Kappa Delta will raise the 
number of sororities to three, 
and equal the number of fra- 
ternities. The major advantage 
of a third sorority is the lower- 
ing of the intense rivalry be- 
tween Chi Omega and Zeta 
Tau Alpha. Kappa Delta brings 
with it a rich history and 
strong backing from other lo- 
cal chapters. It will be interest- 
ing to see how this addition 
will effect the face of greek life 
at Union. 

Leigh McLain of Chi Omega shows her determination 
and spirit for her sorority. Contest such as the tug-o- 
war are just a small part of the greek experience. 

Rob Shelter and Jay Culpepper of Lamda Chi Alpha pull their 
chariot across the finish line. Lamda Chi made a very strong 
second place showing in this year's Olympics. 

Chi Omega spells out their spirit during the pre 
Olympic portion of the afternoon events. 

Zeta Tau Alpha's Kristen Miller shows her enthusiasm for 
her sorority during Campus Day festivities. 




Ban Whilnell. Mike Heyen. Rob Willey. and Brian 
Howard of SAE prepare to pull Ihe first leg of the 
chariot race. SAE finished in first an their way to 
capturing the overall Greek Olympics championship. 

Greek Olympics Bring 
Fun And Excitement 

Fun and excitement fills the 
air every year for campus day 
and the Greek Olympics. High 
school juniors and seniors come 
from all over to see our campus 
up close. They are taken on ex- 
tensive tours, provided informa- 
tion on expenses, and hear a 
concert by one of the top com- 
temporary groups around. They 
also get to witness one of the 
most spectacular events that 
stems form ancient times — The 
Greek Olympics. 

The five greek organizations 
on campus display their finest 

members in various catagories. 
The sororities spring into action 
with their extensively rehearsed 
pyramid building competition. 
Then the all important relay race. 
Four girls from each sorority pass 
the baton attempting to out dis- 
tance the others to the finish 
line. Also, the women participate 
in a Softball throw. Participants 
from each sorority display their 
techniques and heave a Softball 
as far as possible. The last and 
most important contest is the 
tug-o-war. This often decides the 
champion for the sororities. This 

year, the ladies of Chi Omega 
were victorious. 

For the men, there are similar 
contests testing skill and 
strength. From the javelin throw 
to the tug-o-war, the competi- 
tion is fierce. But what makes the 
men's competition unique is the 
ancient Chariot race. SAF's char- 
iot crossed the finish line first 
giving them the championship. 



Alpha Tau Omega's officers proudly pose 
^'■■"■■^ in front of their chapter house. 


"To bind men together in 
a brotherhood based upon 
eternal and immutable prin- 
ciples with a bond as strong 
as right itself and as lasting 
as humanity . . . ", so begins 
the creed of the Alpha Tau 
Omega fraternity. These 
words, penned over 100 
years ago by Otis Allan Gla- 
zebrook. continue to inspire 
ATOs today. 

The Alpha Tau Omega 
fraternity was founded on 
September II, 1865, and 
was the first fraternity 
founded after our nation's 
Civil War. Seeking to bind 
men together in Christian 
brotherhood. Alpha Tau 
Omega chartered Union 's 
Beta Tau chapter on Febru- 
ary 28, 1894. Within ATO 
you find opportunities for 
self-expression, leadership. 

life-long brotherhood and 
genuine recognition of your 

Intramural sports serve as 
an important outlet from the 
pressures of college life. 
Football, basketball, and 
Softball are just some of the 
sports the ATOs look for- 
ward to participating in 
each and every year. Taking 
pride in intramurals — us- 
ing them as a tool for the 
growth and development of 
the chapter — produces 
life-long lasting friendships. 

Alpha Tau Omega's col- 
ors are azure and gold with 
the white tea rose as its 
flower and the frog as its 
mascot. Stressing Christ's 
teachings first, brother- 
hood, and the elevation of 
man is Alpha Tau Omega's 

A TO members ready their chariot for the big r 

Ron Kwasigroh participates in the intramural 
football for his fraternity. ATO is a perennial 
contender for the championship. 

The hdies of Chi Omega were unsuccess- 
ful in defending their All Sing champion- 
ship, but were awarded the third place 
trophy for their effort. 

Upsilon Chapter of Chi 
Omega had an extremely 
busy year. Rush Week was 
full of various parties in- 
cluding Panhellenic. Dis- 
play, Skit, and Preference. 
Bids went out to forty-two 
excited Chi-O pledges. 

These pledges were ex- 
posed to the fun and frolic 
of greek life when they at- 
tended a weekend Pledge 
Retreat. Active sisters and 
new pledges took advan- 
tage of the opportunity to 
get to know each other. 

On October 5. Chi Omega 
sponsored a Crush Party for 
sought-after bachelors on 
campus. On Campus Day 
Chi Omega won the spirit 
and greek Olympic awards. 
Later in the month the Chi 
Omegas donned their dou- 
ble-knits and bell bottoms 

and headed for Village Inn 
for their Nerd Party. Date 
Party and Eleusinia also oc- 
curred during October. 

November brought All- 
Sing and Third place trophy 
for the Chi Omegas. The ac- 
tives and pledges hosted a 
Scholarship Reception in 
honor of the faculty and 

December was full of 
many end of the year activi- 
ties. During Homecoming 
Chi Omega won the spirit 
award. Three sisters were on 
the court and Jane Ann 
Sage was crowned Queen. 
The chapter celebrated 
Christmas with a Christmas 
Reception given by the 
pledges at the Humboldt 
Golf and Country Club. The 
chapter also held a party for 
Big and Little Sisters. 

Tracey Pearce lends her voice to the Chi Omega 
production during the Annual All-Sing competi- 
tion. The ladies of Chi Omega are a perennial 

Chi Omega 's Caryn Dement represents her soror- 
ity in the Miss Union University Pageant. Caryn 
walked away with top honors. 

Lamda Chi Alpha's chariot team charged 
out of the starting block during the annual 
chariot race. Their hard work paid off as 
they finished second. 

Mike Oliver of Lamda Chi Alpha 
participates in the Softball throw 
during Greek Olympics. Lamda Chi 
Alpha made a very fine showing as 
they finished second. 

Lance Davis. Jay Blackwell. and Jay Mcin- 
tosh lend their voices during All Sing. 
Lamda Chi Alpha always does a fine job at 
the annual competition. 


Chartered on December 
5, 1964. Lambda Chi Alpha 
is Union's newest fraternity. 
Lambda Chi Alpha brought 
with it new ideas to the 
standard of stereotyped fra- 
ternity system. One of these 
ideas is the concept of asso- 
ciate membership which re- 
places the old pledgeship 
system. It also brought with 
it the idea that brotherhood 
is achieved not only 
through social acitivites but 
through the blending of in- 
dividual personalities and 
service to the community 
and campus. 

Lambda Chi Alpha bi-an- 
nually sponsors the largest 
collegiate blood drive in 
West Tennessee outside the 
Memphis area. Lambda Chi 
also sponsors a faculty re- 
ception, a sorority recep- 

tion, a community food 
drive, and a bi-annual spe- 
cial Olympics for abused 
children. Lambda Chi is very 
proud of its service program 
and are pleased to be able 
to "give a little back." 

Lambda Chi Alpha's col- 
ors are purple, green, and 
gold. Their flower is the 
white rose and their mascot 
is the mallard duck. The fra- 
ternity carries an open mot- 
to of "every man a man" 
which expresses their con- 
cern over each individual 
person and his contribu- 
tions to society. Lambda Chi 
Alpha was founded in 1909 
at Boston University and has 
grown to be the nation's 
third largest fraternity in 
number of members and in 
number of active chapters. 

Lambda Chi Alpha made their presence known at 
the annual Homecoming pep rally- 

Lambda Chi just sings in the rain during All Sing. 
Lambda Chi Alpha look the second place trophy. 

SAE's Little Sister of Minerva are one of 
the fralernilY's biggest assets. The ladies 
give their support to the membe 
throughout the year 


Throughout its history at 
Union, Tennessee Eta has 
kept the fraternity's tradi- 
tion of excellence. 

Excellence is not deter- 
mined by pride alone, but 
through achievement. SAE 
has proven to be a leader 
among Union's Greek orga- 
nizations and throughout 
the nation. The chapter has 
excelled in scholarship, 
campus involvement, and 

The chapter finished first 
in Greek Olympics, as well 
as maintaining the title of 
Intramural Champs for the 
fourth consecutive year. In 
the fall SAE captured the 
first place trophy in the 
campus-wide All-Sing for 
their rendition of "Hello 
Dolly!' and "Be Ye Glad." 

The men of Tennessee Eta 

represented their fraternity 
and Union well by support- 
ing local philanthropies. 
Among their many efforts, 
SAE participated in a bike-a- 
thon to raise money for 
Muscular Dystrophy. They 
also supplied volunteers for 
a dunking booth at the West 
Tennessee State Fair in 
which the proceeds benefit- 
ted the Carl Perkins Child 
Abuse Center. For their out- 
standing service to local 
charities, Tennessee Eta was 
the recipient of the Sigma 
Alpha Epsilon Province 
Community Service Award. 
"There is a destiny that 
makes us brothers, no man 
stands along. " Sigma Alpha 
Epsilon is a formalization of 
a special kind of friendship 
called brotherhood. 

SAE prepares to participate in the tugo-war con- 
test during the Greek Olympics. SAE is always a 
dominant force in the contest. 

Todd Franklin participates in the Softball throw at 
the Greek Olympics. SAE took first, second, and 
third in the event on their way to capturing the 
Greek Olympics championship. 






Tammy Smith shares Zeta secrets with big sister 
Jennifer Patterson. 

Zeta s Homecoming display took top hon- 
ors during the annual competition. Zeta 
Tau Alpha did very well during Homecom- 
ing week as they went on to win top hon- 

Melisa Warmalh and Julia Lambert 
show their Zeta spirit during Cam- 
pus Day and Greek Olympics. 

Zeta sisters enjoy the President's Reception in the early 
fall. Zeta was always represented well during various 
formal functions throughout the year. 


"Today and forever we'll 
be Zetas true. " This song 
has held its meaning for the 
ladies of the international 
fraternity ofZeta Tau Alpha 
since its founding on Octo- 
ber 15, I $98 at Longwood 
College in Farmville, Virgin- 
ia. ZTA is presently the third 
largest sorority in the Pan- 
hellenic conference and is 
working toward the goal of 
creating a more noble wom- 

The Beta Omega chapter 
is made up of very unique 
individuals. The love of 
Christ and the desire to see 
Zeta be the best it can be 
draws them together in the 

special bond of sisterhood. 
This bond is strengthened 
by many activities. Forty- 
one new sisters were added 
as a result of Rush week. 
Pledges and members com- 
bine to participate in the 
many intramural activities, 
Greek day, parties, and ser- 
vice opportunities through- 
out the year. Zeta spirit and 
sisterhood can be seen in 
these campus events. 

"A million tomorrows will 
all pass away, ere we forget 
all the joys that we share 
today. " The friendships and 
memories of college days 
will always have a special 
place in our hearts of Zetas. 

The Zeta tug-o-war team gives that extra effort 
during the contest while their sisters cheer them 
on to victory. 

Hard work and long practices were used to per- 
fect the Zeta Tau Alpha pyramid. 

The Panhellenic and 
Interfraternity Councils 
are instrumental in the 
smooth running of 
Union's Greek system. 
Both councils are com- 
prised of delegates 
from each Greek orga- 
nization. The councils 
are an outlet for the 
different groups to 
communicate impor- 
tant information to 
each other in an effi- 
cient and orderly fash- 
ion, thereby allowing 
the fraternities and so- 
rorities to co-exist in a 
relatively calm 


Working together for 
the welfare of the 
Greek system and to 
unify all involved is the 
Greek Council's main 

Union's Greek sys- 
tem is made up of two 
sororities and three fra- 
ternities. They are: Chi 
Omega, leta Tau Al- 
pha. Alpha Tau Omega, 
Lamda Chi Alpha, and 
Sigma Alpha Epsilon. 

Panhellinic Council 

Interfraternity Council 

SAE — Lanetta Lktlefield 

AT12 — Amy Dismuke 

AX A — Robin Cooper 


Being chosen a fraternity 
sweetheart is a special hon- 
or very few young women 
receive. These young ladies 
show dedication, support 
and genuine love for her 
brothers. These three ladies 
all deserve this special hon- 
or. Sigma Alpha Epsilon se- 
lected Lanetta Littlefield. 
Lanetta is from Adamsville, 
Tn. She is a member of Chi 
Omega and served as Senior 
class Secretary. She is also a 
member of Alpha Chi and 
Sigma Tau Delta. Lanetta is 
pursuing a major in English. 

Lamda Chi Alpha select- 
ed Robin Cooper for their 
1988 Crescent GirL Robin is 

a senior from Camden, Tn. 
Robin is a member of Zeta 
Tau Alpha where she served 
as senator and ritualist. She 
is also active in B.S.U., 
F.C.A., Psychology Club, 
and Student Foundations. 
Robin is pursuing a degree 
in Psychology. 

Alpha Tau Omega award- 
ed Amy Dismuke as their 
1988 sweetheart. Amy is 
from Roswell, Georgia and 
is pursuing a major in Man- 
agement/Marketing. Amy is 
an active member is Chi 
Omega, Student Founda- 
tions, and the Business 



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The Union sports teams 
have gained a reputation of 
being among the best in the 
nation. The Union students 
certainly have been given a 
lot to cheer about this year. 
Ranging from their . . . 



Stevie Howard and Brent Martin tip-off the annual 
Red- White game. The game opens the season for the 

Shelley Jones breaks open for a pass from Shea Pier- 
cey while Catherine Peek fights for inside position. 
The Lady Bulldogs defeated Lipscomb, and everyone 
else in the conference. 

Women's Basketball. 132 
Men's Basketball ... 136 

Baseball 140 

Tennis 144 

Golf 146 

Cheerleaders 147 

Intramurals 148 



. . . nationally ranked Lady 
bulldogs, to their District 24 
Runner-up Bulldog baseball 
team. Everywhere in between 
there was always something to 
cheer about. Steve Simpson 
and Shea Bramley led the Bull- 
dog team golf team to a Dis- 
trict 74 Runner-up spot. Just 
the year before Jeff Copeland 
led the team to its first nation- 
al tournament. The Bulldog 
basketball team was led by re- 
turning starters Rick Rudesill, 
David Barham, and Stevie 
Howard. The team fell short of 
its goal for a District 24 Tour- 
nament birth for the first time 
in several years. The Bulldogs 
were in the process of a re- 
building year under new head 
coach Bob Ward. The Lady 
Bulldogs were impressive as 
they advanced to the NAIA 
Championships. This accom- 
plishment was the first for a 
Union University basketball 
team. The team was led by 
four time Ail-American Char- 
lotte Hart and three-point hot 
shot Shea Piercey. The Bulldog 
baseball team fell one game 

short of advancing to the 
NAIA Area 5 Tournament. 
Cano Valez led the Bulldog 
team in pitching, while Bart 
Teague, Tim Watson, and Car- 
son Mclllwain led the defense 
attack. In tennis, Jessica Na- 
varro was the top seed in the 
District 24 Tournament, but 
was defeated in the finals. In 
the summer of 1987, the Sig- 
ma Alpha Epsilon intramural 
Softball team became national 
champs. The team won the 
Sigma Alpha Epsilon World 
Series in New Orleans, allow- 
ing only one run. 

So as you can see. Union 
has a whole wide variety and 
selection of champions. One 
only has to look to see athletic 
excellence. Many exciting 
things have happened within 
Union University's sports pro- 
grams. The name of Union 
University has spread far and 
wide because of its athletic 
teams. Union is very proud of 
its athletic competitors, and 
their accomplishments. Union 
University athletics — Oh 
What a Year!! 

Cano Velez. a Pan American Games All-Star, is an 
ace pitcher for the Bulldog baseball team. He attract- 
ed plenty attention from pro scouts this season. 

Lady Bulldogs 

Ranked in the top five alt 
season long, the Lady Bull- 
dogs lived up to their abili- 
ty. Led by four time Ail- 
American Charlotte Hart, 
the Lady Bulldogs swept 
through the conference 
undefeated, tied the 
school record of 21 con- 
secutive wins, and was the 
first Union team to ever 
reach the NAIA Champi- 
onships in Kansas City. 
Many milestones were 
reached and many individ- 
ual records were set along 
the way to an outstanding 
season. Charlotte joined 
the 1000 point club, set 
the record for most steals 
in a career and most steals 
in a game. She also holds 
the record for most three 
point field goals in a game 
with 6. Catherine Peek tied 

an existing record by 
shooting perfectly from the 

The road to success is a 
long and grueling one. It 
leads through many trials, 
but always surfaces in the 
light. This year the Lady 
Bulldogs road ended in 
Kansas City, the site for the 
NAIA Championships. Re- 
ceiving the at large bid to 
the tournament, and 
backed by hundreds of 
supporters, the Lady Bull- 
dogs took their show to 
the big dance. In the quar- 
ter-finals the team ran into 
only the third obstacle 
they could not overcome. 
Although leading most of 
the game, the Lady Bull- 
dogs could not hold off 
top-ranked Wingate Col- 
lege of North Carolina. 

With the lead, Charlotte Hart 
plays intense defense. 

(Front) Student coach Mary Ann Drake. Delana Collomp. Charlotte Hart. Coach David Blackstock (middle) Mgr. Melissa Spencer. 
Krista Green. Rachel Arnold. Shelley Jones. Lori Edmondson. Catherine Peek. Kim Welch, Andrea Bowens. Elizabeth Peek. Mgr 
Kelly Wilson (top) Shea Piercey. Kim Roberts 

Coach David Bhckstock 
guides Charlotte Hart to her 
fourth Ail-American Team. 

Sometimes the girls practice 
against guys from around 
campus to better prepare 
themselves for the more 
physical aspects of the 

Skull sessions during prac- 
tice are always a learning 

Buster the Bulldog makes an- 
other friend among the younger 

Charlotte Hart brings 
the ball downcourt in a 
home game. 

Coach David Blackstock 
speaks highly of his Lady 
Bulldogs to an Alabama 

Lori Edmottdson shoots 
for two against Alabama 
while Kim Roberts gets 

The Lady Bulldogs season 
was full of many highlights. 
Beginning with the season 
opening Red and White game 
right down to the final buzzer 
in Kansas City. The team took 
many trips to various campus- 
es, and the fans went right 
along. One of the most excit- 
ing trips was to the University 
of Alabama. Although the 
Lady Bulldogs fell six points 
short in their attempt to set a 
school record of 22 consecu- 
tive wins, the trip was enjoyed 
by everyone. Here on these 
pages are just a few snapshots 
of that game. Lady Bulldogs, 
thanks for the memories. 

In their bid (or their 
J7nd consecutive vic- 
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This season was the first 
campaign for Coach Bob 
Ward to direct for Union. 
Coach Ward comes from 
Arkansas State University 
where he was an assistant 
coach. Coach Ward is a 
graduate of Murray State. 
He also has served as an 
assistant coach at Pan 
American University. The 
University of Science and 
Arts of Oklahoma, and 
Murray State. Although 
this position is Ward's first 
head coaching Job at a 
four year college he was 
head coach at Southwest 
Oklahoma Community 
College. Coach Ward is re- 
building the Bulldogs, and 
Union hopes they will once 
again be contenders under 
Ward's leadership. 

The Bulldogs were led 
by returning starters Steve 
Howard, David Barham. 
and Rick Rudesill. Stevie 
was a four year starter for 
the Bulldogs and was a 
dominating force on the 
boards. David was one of 
the top free throw shooters 
on the team. Both David 
and Stevie were seniors. 
Rick was always a threat 
from 3-point land. During 
the 1987 season he was 
48% accurate from there. 
Another senior that was a 
valuable asset to the Bull- 
dogs was Jimmie Hunt. 
Jimmie ran the Bulldog of- 
fense from the point posi- 
tion. Like Rick. Jimmie was 
always a threat to hit a 3- 

Coach Bob Ward, in his first 
season as coach of the Bull- 
dogs. He formerly was assistant 
coach at Arkansas State. 

(sealed, left to right): Stan Morris, Jimmie Hunt. Todd Franklin, manager Eric Mason, coach Bob Ward, assistant coach Ron 
Barry, manager Paul Wilcox. James fields. Hal Stanley. Larry Keys, (standing): Rick Rudesill. Marcus Payne. Stevie Howard. 
Branson Harris. Scott Stone. Brent Martin. Parrell Miller Marshall Brown, Rod James. David Barham. 

Stevie Howard shoots a 
jumper over archrival Bethel 

Again, Slevie Howard 
shoots another jumper, but 
this time — against cross 
town rival Lane during the 
Homecoming game. 

David Barham used his 
sleek wizardry against the 
Bisons of David Lipscomb. 

Rick Rudesill blows by a Lane 
defender during the annual 
Homecoming game. 

How often does a freshman step 
in and start at a four-year college? 
If you are Marshall Brown it is not 
too hard. After an outstanding ca- 
reer at Union City High School he 
joined the Bulldog squad. Marshall 
was always impressive, and great 
things are expected from him in 
years to come. There are many oth- 
er Bulldogs who contributed to 
winning efforts. Although this past 
season was not one of many fond 
memories, hopefully next season 
will be. Bulldog basketball will 
once again emerge on top. 

Rick Rudesill. one of the 
top three point shooters 
in the league, shoots will 
above the our-stretched 
arms of the Bisons 

Jimmie Hunt drives thru 
for this running jumper 
while James Fields gets 
rebound position. 

The Bulldog Defense 
was always strong. Here 
Marcus Payne. David 
Barham. and Marshall 
Brown are giving this 
Dragon a hard time. 







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21 Sal 

TCAC Tournament 

23 Mon. 
27 Fri 


Arkansas College Classic 

. . Baiesvilie. AR 

Arkansas College Classic 

. . Baiesvilie. AR 



1 Tuoa 


3 Thur 

UT-Marlin i 7 30) 

.... Marlin TN 

5 Sal. 

8 Tues 

Rusl College 

Holly Spnngs. MS 

S Tuss 

7 Thur. 



9 Sal. 



n Mon 


14 Thur. 
16 Sal 

Belmont College 

. . Nashville, TN 

18 Mon 

Lambulh College 

. . . Jackson TN 

21 Thur. 



28 Thur. 



30 Sal 

Bemel College 

. . McKenzie. TN 

4 Thur. 
6 Sal 

Trevecca College (7 30) . . 

. . TN 

8 Mon. 



11 Thur 


. . . Leoanon. TN 

13 Sal 

David Lipscomb 

. . Nasnvme, TN 

22 Mon. 



It seems like baseball 
has always been called 
America's favorite past 
time. Here at Union we feel 
as though we have a mo- 
nopoly on the game. The 
Bulldogs are always con- 
tenders for conference and 
district championships. 
This year the team lost in 
the District 24 finals. The 
Bulldogs used a combina- 
tion of long balls, finese. 
and tenacious defense to 
reach that far. The Bull- 
dogs had sound hitting 
from the likes of Pete Wil- 
liams and Carson Mc Ill- 
wain, strong defense from 
Tim Watson, and Bart 
Teague, and strong pitch- 
ing from a host of 

The season was the last 
for Coach Bill Green. He 

has been at the helm of the 
Bulldog baseball team for 
three years. Coach Green 
was originally from Paico, 
Kansas. He received an un- 
dergraduate degree in 
health and physical educa- 
tion, and a graduate de- 
gree in education adminis- 
tration from the University 
of North Colorado. His first 
collegiate coaching job 
was at Trevecca Nazarene 
College in Nashville. In 
1985 he came to Union. In 
his first 2 seasons at 
Union, his teams had a 
combined record of 56-29. 
Last year the teams tied 
with Trevecca for the 
TCAC championship. 
Coach Green plans to re- 
turn to Nashville, but prob- 
ably not in a coaching 

Coach But Green in his last sea- 
son at the Bulldog helm, led the 
team to a District 24 Runner-up 

Front Row, Tom Weiler. Bryan Kidd. Scoll Pilkinglon. Jimmie Hunt. Dale Blackwelder. Tim Watson. Middle Row, Ri< 
Echols. Mike Jordan. Tony Garrelle. Pete Williams, Mark Peerman. Stephan Gobbell, Cano Velez. Coach Bill Green. Back 
Row: Julio Osnna, Ryan Gray, Les Campbell, Steve Decker, Carson Mclllwain, Ed Gaynor. Bart Teague. 

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Steve Decker was a vital pari 
of the Bulldog pitching 

When not pitching, Ed 
Gaynor is sometimes called 
on to coach first base. ^ 

The Bulldog team celebrates 
another victory at home. 

Stephen Gobbell makes a stop 
in the outfield. 

Bart league, the Bulldog 
second baseman, was a 
in the infield. 

Roger Gray, one of three 
catchers for the 'Dawgs, 
returns to the duggout 
after warm-ups. 

As Steve Decker looks 
on, Carson Mclllwain 
makes another assist at 
first base. 

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The baseball team had a very 
fruitful season. One key to a season 
such as this is pitching. Union has 
one of the top pitchers to be found 
anywhere. Cano Velez has been 
highly regarded as possibly the 
best pitcher in the league, and per- 
haps the NAIA. Cano made the All- 
Pan Am team as he help Puerto Rico 
to a bronze medal. Also, a strong 
team needs a person like Pete Wil- 
liams. Pete was one of the top ho- 
merun hitters in the league, and he 
did it while batting in the leadoff 
position. With players such as 
Cano, Pete, Bart, Tim, and others, it 
is no wonder the Bulldogs had such 
a terrific season. 


Tim Watson, Bulldog 
shortstop, moves into 
position. Tim, along with 
Bart, made the middle of 
the infield fierce. 

Ed Gaynor rushes out to 
congratulate Steve 
Decker after another 

Bulldog third baseman, 
Tony Garrett, makes a 
tag on a UTM Pacer 
Tony did and excellent 
job at the hot spot down 
the line. 

Women's Tennis 

What a year the wom- 
en 's tennis team had this 
year. Victory after victory, 
Jessica Navarro per- 
formed exceptional as al- 
ways, and she had a won- 
derful group of team- 
mates. Jessica was the 
top seed from the west in 
the District 24 tourna- 
ment. She compiled a 25- 
I record losing only in 
the District finals. She 
currently is ranked 31 in 
the NAIA. Union Univer- 
sity is proud of the many 
accomplishments of the 
entire team. We are look- 
ing forward to another 
prosperous year from the 
ladies tennis team. 

Stacie Wbaley prepares for a serve i 
way to a 30-$ record. 


(lop) Jessica Navarro, (second row) Theresa Barnetl. 
Karen Navarro, (third row) Stacie Whaley, Shelly 
Jones, Lori Doyle, (bottom) Jennefer Duke 


Men's Tennis 

Gary Bailey prepares to return from the base- 

Spring is full of many out- 
door activities. Baseball 
heats up; and golf gets into 
full swing, but don't over- 
look tennis. Warm, sunny 
days spent on the tennis 
court turn into perfection on 
the day of the match. Back- 
hands, forehands, and over- 
head lobs become works of 
art when spring rolls 
around. All the team mem- 
bers tighten their racket 
strings anticipating a fruitful 
season. This years team was 
led by Robert Johnson. Rob- 
ert was in his third season 
from South Africa. He was 
supported by a strong group 
of under classmen. Expecta- 
tions were high for this 
year's team, and they 
reached them. 

Front row. Hob Shelter. Bo Bankston. 
Gary Bailey. Back row: Coach Ron Bar- 
ry. Chris Griggs. Bart Whitnell. Robert 
Johnson. Not pictured Marty Stein- 


From rows Jeff Bailey. Steve Simpson. Shea Brumley. Back row: Coach Don Morris, Lance Cozart, 
Chip Abernalhy, David Barham. Ragland Jones, and Juan Aristorenas. 







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Chip Abernalhy has been a vital part of the Bulldog 
golf team over the past few years. Here he shows the 
importance of good technique. 

Nothing is more 
relaxing than a 
spring afternoon on 
the golf course. Just 
ask the guys on 
Union 's golf team. 
They are out quite 
often practicing ev- 
ery aspect of their 

The hours of prac- 
tice have paid off. 
Union's team has 
performed marvel- 
ously. They placed 
high in tournaments 
that consist of Divi- 
sion I and II schools. 
The team tied for 
sixth at the Delta 
State Invitational 
and finished second 
in the Tennessee In- 
tercollegiate Golf 


Steve Simpson demonstrates how good form helped 
him be named to the All-State team. Steve was joined 
by fellow teammates Jeff Bailey and Shea Brumley on 
the All-State team. 


In any sport the 
cheerleaders play a 
very important role. 
They are active in 
getting the fans in- 
volved in the game. 
They continuously 
root the players on 
to victory. Here at 
Union we have an 
outstanding group 
that performs their 
fob superbly. They 
travel with the team, 
work hard during the 
game, but usually do 
not receive the ap- 
preciation they de- 
serve. Weeks of 
preparation and ded- 
ication go into mak- 
ing a good squad, 
the Union University 

Front Row: Adrienne Fellus. 
Shelley Rasbach. Second Row: 
Sandy Copeland. Steve Steiner. 
Lisa Allen. Third Row: Marilyn 
Posey (captain), and Cindy 


Intramural events are al- 
ways exciting to watch. They 
span the entire year, from the 
first football game to the last 
Softball game. The intramural 
courts and fields have become 
a place where all organiza- 
tions on campus compete to 
see who is the best. College 
life at Union would not be the 
same without the spirit intra- 
murals bring to the school. 
Coach Ward has been the di- 
rector this year, and has done 
an excellent job. On these 
pages are Just a few pictures of 
the excitement of intramurals. 

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Academics is ttie most im- 
portant part of going to col- 
lege, after all we are here to 
get an education. Union aca- 
demically, as we all know, is 
very strong. President Bare- 
foot has . . . 



Academic excellence is the major priority of Union 
University, and students learn quickly the impor- 
tance of keeping up with their studies. 

Or Vickery advises a student during Fall registration. 
Advising students on their education progress is one 
of the most important jobs of a faculty member 


President 156 



Vice Presidents .... 158 

Faculty And Staff. . . 159 



. . . dedicated Union to 
achieve a high standard of ex- 
cellence in education. Presi- 
dent Barefoot has adopted as 
his motto for Union 'A Reaf- 
firmation! Commitment to 
Faith and Learning. " This mot- 
to embodies his belief that the 
administration, faculty, and 
students of Union University 
strive for academic excellence 
based on Christian principles. 

Along with the commitment 
comes a commitment to the 
future of Union. Union is 
growing in every aspect of the 
campus: In number of stu- 
dents, in size of academic fa- 
cilities, and in size of curricu- 
lum. The groundbreaking and 
construction of the new 
school of business is a prime 
example of the commitment to 
the future of Union University. 
No longer will all academic fa- 
cilities be housed in one build- 
ing. Union is responding to the 
needs of the world. Expanding 

the business school so as to 
give more detailed attention 
to the student's needs in pre- 
paring for tomorrow's fast- 
paced business world. Union 
gives its students the best fa- 
cilities, tools, and atmosphere 
to make the most of their stud- 

In its one hundred and six- 
ty-five years, the institution 
has grown from a private 
academy to a college endowed 
by state bonds to a university 
under denominational spon- 
sorship. The institution has 
borne four different names 
and has occupied at least 
three different campuses. 
Throughout this varied history 
Union University has been 
committed to educational ex- 
cellence and (since 1874) 
bearing a significant Christian 
witness to students, the local 
community, and the larger 
community of the world. 

In class lecture is the most often used method of 
teaching. Union's student to teacher ratio is one of 
the lowest in the area. This is one reason why faculty 
and students have such good relations. 



tution of the 
^-ptist Convention 

Pastor. Scholar. Teacher. Administrator. 
Hyran Euvene Barefoot has served Union 
University well since 1957. He has worked 
alongside three other presidents to mold 
and shape Union into the school it is to- 

A native of Mantee, Mississippi, Dr. 
Barefoot was called into the ministry dur- 
ing his youth and has spent the remainder 
of his life preparing for that calling and 
serving God in all aspects of the ministry. 

Pastoral experience in Louisiana and 
Mississippi deepened his love for pro- 
claiming God's Word through the local 
church. Gradually, however, he began to 
feel God's leadership guiding him away 
from the full-time pastorate and toward 
helping prepare other young ministers for 
their calling. In 1957 Dr. Barefoot joined 
the faculty of Union University as an Asso- 
ciate Professor of Religion and Greek. 

Since that time countless lives have 
been influenced by the caring, scholarly 
instruction of his educational ministry. 

Dr. Barefoot has been wisely recognized 
and honored for his commitment to both 
rigorous academic standards and devoted 
religious belief 

A servant of God at Union University 
since 1957, Hyran Euvene Barefoot is 
uniquely suited to lead Union University 
into the decade of the 1990s. 

Jacque Bobhil serves as secretary to President Barefoot. 
Her duties include helping President Barefoot coordi- 
nate his schedule and assisting him when necessary. 

Board Of Trustees 

(I lo r): Mr. Powers Smith. Dr. 
Jerry Clisson. Mrs. Barbara 
Freels, Mr. Cecil Ebersold. Rev. 
Jerry Winfield. 

Seated: Mr. Kenneth Leathers, 
Mr. J.H. Patrick, Mr. Argyle 
Graves. Mr. Harold Brundige, 
Mr. Marvin Sandidge: Standing: 
Mr. Kenneth Hawkins. Dr. 
Thomas Walker. Dr. James 
Thomas. Mr. Mark Forrester. 

Sealed: Mr. Billy Haynes. Mr. 
David R. Nunn. Mr. Robert Dai- 
ley III. Mr. Jesse Price. Mr A. W. 
Ferguson: Standing: Mr. Wil- 
liam Adcock. Mr. John Wil- 
liams. Mr Jim Austin. Mr. Bob 
Lamons. Mr. Walton West, Mr. 
Hobart Townsend. 

Mr. Larry Stewart, Vice Pres- 
ident of Development, is in 
charge of such areas as stu- 
dent recruitment and public 
relations for Union, but 
most importantly handles 
scholarship support for 
Union students. 

As Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Maggie 
Nell Brewer is responsible for the operation of the 
Student Affairs Department which has an affect 
on student life. Some responsibilities include the 
supervising of activities and organizations, serv- 
ing as chief judicial officer for student discipline, 
and working to help coordinate student housing. 

Dr. John Adams who is the Vice President for 
Religious Affairs fulfills the planning and pro- 
gramming of all religious activities at Union Uni- 
versity. Such activities include chapel services. 
Religious Emphasis Weeks, weekend revival 
teams, mission teams, dorm devotions among 
students, and helping coordinate the Spring Bible 

Upon being the Vice 
President for Business 
Affairs, Mr. R.G. Elliot's 
position fulfills many re- 
sponsibilities. Some of 
these responsibilities in- 
clude handling business 
accounts of students, 
supervising the staff per- 
sonnel, and balancing 
Union 's budget for each 
upcoming year. 

The position of Vice Presi- 
dent of Academic Affairs, 
occupied by Dr. James Ed- 
wards, also forsees many 
difficult tasks. He oversees 
class registration, the drop- 
ping of classes, withdraw- 
als, students' academic 
standings, and mid-term 
and final grades. 


First WW: Mr. Don Mor- 
ris: Second row: I to r, 
Jane Longmire, Marsha 
Bain. Francitelle Frank- 


First row: Dr. James Bag- 
gett, Jane Nichols. Dr. 
James Edwards-. Second 
row: Barbara Orr. Deb- 
bie Stevens. Suzanne 


First row: Tina 
Hardaway G id dens. 
Joyce Long. R.G. Elliot. 
Margaret Jones. Renee 
Mitchell; Second row: 
Judy Leforgee. Shari 
Douglas. Sandra Graves. 
Robert Simpson 


First row: Doug Skiles. Dan- 
ny Patterson, Dr. Maggie 
Nell Brewer. Clyde Fug ate. 
Max Blackmon; Second row: 
Phyllis Davenport, Margaret 
Boyd. Patricia Coleman, 
Nancy Madden, Irene 
Towater, Betty Hooper: Not 
pictured: David Oran, Ste- 
phen Howard. 


John Adams 
Rose Melton 
Richard Holloman 


First row: Olen Law, Louise 
Lynch. Larry Stewart, Dot 
Gee, Paul Veazey; Second 
row: Tommy Sadler, Katrina 
Brad field, Beverly Fisher, 
Shirley Nelson, Derald Har- 


L to R: Sue Clemens, Bar- 
bara Woods, Marjorie 
Richard, Barbara 

Maners, Polly Spencer, 


First row: Richard Rog- 
ers, Bill Robertson, Ray 
Simmons. Back: Pat 
Morris, Nancy Sellers, 
Carta Wise, Vera Butler. 


L to R: Dorothy Holt, 
Landa Wilson, Ann Slu- 

Profile: Dr. Pat Pinson 

A Dynamic Lady Heading The Fine Art Department 

Born in the mountains of Vir- 
ginia, Dr. Pat Pinson is not a 
typical college professor. She is 
the Dean of Fine Arts and is con- 
stantly on the go. 

Her professional career began 
at Bluefield Junior College. This 
is a very special place to her be- 
cause it is where she met her 
husband. Dr. Ernie Pinson. Dr. 
Pat Pinson 's hobbies consist of 
handicrafts, arrowhead and rock 
collecting, reading, pets, and 

Improving students academi- 
cally is one of the things she 
likes best to do. While at Union, 
she helped start the Honors pro- 
gram in 1975. Because of her 
sensitivity toward students' 
learning, she has set many goals 
for her department. For example, 
she wants to give the school of 
fine arts an identity and for all 

three departments (music, art. 
and theater arts) to join together 
and act as one while also getting 
Union to perform Public Rela- 
tions for the Fine Arts. Unity can 
be achieved, she feels, through 
the coordination of activities of 
each event so everyone will work 
together. She also would like to 
have an artist of residence. She 
feels that the students could 
learn from an artist through his 
professional knowledge along 
with their teachers. Finally, she 
would like to see the curriculum 
modified so that there would be 
a better business relationship in 
the outside world. 

To say that this dynamic lady 
is busy is an understatement. 
The School of Fine Arts could 
not be in any better hands, as Dr. 
Pinson continues to do a great 

Although busy. Dr. Pat Pinson always 
has time la help a student grow aca- 

Language Dept. 

Dr. Cynthia Jayne. Jean Maria Walls 

Art Dept. 

Reed Parish, James Hargelt 

Music Dept. 

Seated: Dr. Pat Pinson. June Huffman; Standing-. Charles Huffman. Joseph 
Blass. Dr. Scott Bennett. Max Pugh. Robin Flood. Timothy Gale. David 
McClune. Dr. Kenneth Hartley. 



I to r: Dr. Ernie Pinson, 
Ms. Marilyn Smothers. 
Dr. Louise Bentley. Ms. 
Rulli Witheringlon. Mrs. 
Lillian Baggett. Dr. 
George Clark. 


Seated: Gay Semrau: 
Standing: (I to r) Dr. Ter- 
ry Lindley, Dr. James Ed- 
monson, Dr. Stephen 
Carls, Dr. James Bag- 

Profile: Dr. James Baggett 


Making Students Think And Better Themselves Is Important. 

Helping students reach their goals, is the 
most important part of Dr. Bagget's job. 

Dr. Baggett may be the Asso- 
ciate Vice-President of Academ- 
ic Affairs, but that is only one of 
several positions he holds at 
Union University. He is also the 
Dean of Humanities. The human- 
ities cover the English, History, 
Political Science, Language, Reli- 
gion, and Philosophy depart- 
ments. Dr. Baggett became inter- 
ested in history while attending 
high school. 

Born in Columbus, Georgia, 
Dr. Baggett went on to attend 
school in Texas, received his 
Bachelor Degree at Wesleyn Col- 
lege, and his graduate degree 
from North Texas State. He be- 
gan his teaching career while in 
Texas by teaching junior high 
and high school in the Fort 
Worth area. He believes this ex- 
perience helps him deal with stu- 
dents in college today. 

As for relaxation. Dr. Baggett 
considers traveling one of his fa- 

vorite hobbies. He also enjoys 
reading and writing history. 

One major goal Dr. Baggett 
hopes to accomplish in the Hu- 
manities department is to require 
more writings from students. He 
realizes that the major obstacle 
of this goal is keeping down op- 
portunity costs while having stu- 
dents write. He believes that 
writing is a form of thinking as 
well as a form of conversation, 
and that asking students to write 
makes them think more critical- 
ly. This writing, he states, will 
also help them to express what 
they actually mean rather than 
what they might say. 

Making students think and 
better themselves is important to 
Dr. Baggett. He says if a student 
will set individual goals and fo- 
cus on them, these goals will 
compel that student toward bet- 
ter heights and his job will be 


Joseph Blair. Dr. Clyde 
Tilley. Of. David Irby, 
John Meadows 


Seated: Dr. William 
Hedspelh: Standing: 
Carol Slephan. Ann Sin- 
gleton. Dr. Wayne Al- 
ford. Carolyn Tomlin. 




Seated: Richard Nadig. 
Pat Laffoon. Dr. Joseph 
Tucker, Standing: John 
David Barham. Dwayne 
Jennings. Richard Dehn. 
Don Richard. 

Profile: Dr. Howard Newell 

A Man Who Knows His Business. 

When talking business, the per- 
son to talk to is Dr. Howard Newell. 
Dean of Professional Studies. Dr. 
Newell is from Illinois, where he 
received his Bachelor and Master 
of Science degree from Southern Il- 
linois University. He later received 
his PhD from Indiana University. 
Dr. Newell has taught at Union 
University and Murray State and 
became interested in the business 
field through the subject of Ac- 
counting. Interestingly enough, 
during high school. Dr. Newell was 
not an "A" student and almost did 
not graduate because he says he 
had no ambition and did nothing 
academically. He now considers 
himself a task-oriented person and 
easily gets consumed in his work. 

As Dean of Professional Studies, 
Dr. Newell is head of such depart- 
ments as education and business. 
According to Dr. Newell, the busi- 
ness department has declared four 
specific goals for the school. First, 

they would like to have the doors 
of the new business school open to 
the students by the fall of 1988. 
Second, plans for reconstruction of 
the business curriculum are to be 
completed. Thirdly, they would like 
to offer business services to the 
community of West Tennessee. Fi- 
nally, a "Leadership Council" is 
being planned, which would advise 
the direction of Union's business 

Dr. Newell also states that the 
department has specific goals for 
the students. He says the goal for 
students is not only to have a chal- 
lenging, well-compensated career 
but also the ability to lead their 
careers in a way compatible with 
the Christian values. The major 
goal of the business department is 
to educate people to be servants 
and to serve people as believers in 

Helping students prepare their resume 
is one of the special parts of Dr. How- 
ard NeweH's job. 


Front row (I to r): 
Dr. Curtis Scott, 
Dr. Walt Padel- 
ford. Dr. Jim Ed- 
wards. Dr. Howard 
Newell, Second 
row (I to r): Dr. 
Sam Myatt, Miss 
Nancy Ross, Miss 
Sharon Younger, 
Mrs. Andrea An- 
derson, Mr. Don 

Communica dons 

Mr. David Burke, 
Mrs. Patty Smith, 
Mr. Robert Shut- 
tle worth 

Profile: Dr. Bill Bouchillon 

Preparing Students For A Successful Future 

The Dean of Natural and Behavioral 
Science is a person who is caring and 
willing to listen while also having a 
deep interest for the students. The man 
who fits this description is obviously Dr. 
Bill Bouchillon. 

Dr. Bouchillon's first career step be- 
gan when he felt God calling him into 
the ministry. Fifteen years of his minis- 
try were spent as a Baptist minister and 
mission worker in the states of Califor- 
nia and Nevada. He feels his call has 
been a "developmental call." He com- 
ments that after being called into the 
ministry, he felt he needed psychology 
for the expertise in the area of counsel- 
ing. Upon entering the field of psychol- 
ogy, Dr. Bouchillon received his doctor- 
al degree from the University of 
Tennessee at Knoxville. 

As a dean. Dr. Bouchillon has many 
duties to fulfill. He says that, "As a 
dean, I encourage faculty to continue 
improving themselves personally and 
professionally. " Also he works with the 
Vice-President of Academic Affairs in 
setting policies for the department. 

In dealing with the goals of the de- 
partment, he says he feels good about 
where the department is right now and 
what the future holds. A major concern 
of his is for the department to develop a 
psychology laboratory. Also Dr. Bou- 
chillon would like to continue to see the 
department prepare students to com- 
pete successfully in graduate school. 


Dr. Lytle Givens 
Dr. Jim Wooten 
Brenda Collins 


Dr. Bill Bouchillon 
Dr. David Vickery 
Teresa Trull 


James Bittner, Elsie Smith. 
Wayne Woffard. Dr. Mi- 
chael McMahan 



Kneeling: Bob Ward. David 
Blackstock. Ron Barry: Sec- 
ond row: Linn Siranak. San- 
dra Williams. Bill Green 


Dr. Kyle Halhcox. Betty 
Hughes. Carol Leslie. Dr. 
Eugene Gooch 


Profile: Dr. Regina Saffel 

Doing Her Best And Then Some 

As you walk into the office of 
the Dean of Nursing, you will 
probably hear music. This is not 
to mean that you have died and 
gone to heaven, but that Dr. Re- 
gina Saffel is in her office trying 
to do some paper work or some 
of the million other things she 
has to do to keep her department 

Even though her duties at 
Union keep her busy, she does 
find a few moments for relax- 
ation. She enjoys classical music, 
needlework, and visiting her 
grandchildren in Memphis. She 
is very active in the Forest 
Heights Methodist Church in 
Jackson, where she is a member 
of the choir. 

Most of her time, however, has 
been spent with helping her de- 
partment's self-study. This is be- 
ing done for reaccreditting the 
Nursing department and finished 
in January or February of 1988. 

Dr. Saffel was born in West 
Virginia and went to school in a 
two-room schoolhouse. She de- 
cided nursing was her calling 
when she saw her cousins leave 
home to serve as nurses in World 
War II. The capes they were 
wearing appealed to her and in- 
fluenced her choice in career. 

Dr. Saffel's goal for the nurs- 
ing department is to focus on re- 
cruiting potential students be- 
cause of the nursing shortage 
nationally. She says that right 
now recruiting is down and she 
hopes to improve this in the 

When asked what quote she 
would leave with students, she 
stated a very simple but true 
statement, "Do your best." That 
is all anyone can ask of you and 
that is what Dr. Saffel tries to 
accomplish here at Union. 

Guiding her students at Union, Dr. Regina 
Saffel helps mold the nurses of tomorrow, in- 
stilling in them her motto, "Do your best." 


Front Row (L to R.) Me- 
l.inie Matthews, Pauline 
Bridger, Regina Saffel 
(Dean), Linda Barber. 
Sandy Brown. Bacl< Row 
(L to R.) Mimi Bowling. 
Nancy Freeman. Pam 
Forsylhe. Susie Walker. 
Nancy Might. Betty Roe. 


Front Row (L. 

to R.) 

Dorthy Yarbro. 


Saffel (Dean). 


Herron. Back Row (L. to 

R.) Ivy Barber 




(L. to R.) James Muggins, 
Kaltie Payne. Jo-Ann 
Marrs. Jon Duffey. Ruth 
Witherington. Jimmy 





It all starts with Freshmen 
Orientation Week and then 
ends with the turning of a 
tassle. The life of a college 
student takes only four years. 
These years will prepare, 
mold, and mature us for the 
real world. 


Senior Class Officers 

Jane Ann Sage 

Vice Pres. 
Mike Heyer 

Lanetta Littlefield 

Karen Shoemaker 


Akin. Andy, Germantown. TN 
Allison, David, Jackson. TN 
Baggell, David, Jackson, IN 
Bailey. Laura, Nashville, TN 
Balos, Lory, Grand Chain, IL 

Bess, Jon, Jackson, TN 
Billings, Belh, Arlington, TN 
Black, Charlotte, Bolivar, TN 
Blackwell, Jay, Jackson, TN 
Blalack, Leslie, Brighton, TN 

Blancetl, Rena, Jackson, TN 
Boatrlght, Eugenia, Dyersburg, TN 
Booker. Rebecca, Brownsville. TN 
Braden, Kim, Jackson, TN 
Brewer, Russell, Decaturville, TN 

Briley, Brenda, Jackson, TN 
Britt, Carol, Huron, TN 
Brooks, Sondra, Lexington, TN 
Bugg, Traci, Clinton, KY 
Bullock. Trent, Gleason. TN 

Burchette, James, Fort Wayne. IN 
Burgess, Lana, Arlington. KY 
Burton, Ida, BSN, Mercer, TN 
Burton, Paula, Jackson, TN 
Burton. Stan, Jackson, TN 

Cagle, Jeffrey, Savannah. TN 
Campbell, Rose, Trenton. TN 
Champagne, April, Atoka, TN 
Cherry, Cynthia, Obion, TN 
Christmas, Amanda, Evansville, IN 


Church, Amy. Cotumhia, TN 

Clark, Malesa, Jackson, TN 

Claus. Julie, Paducah, KY 

Cooper, Robin, Camden. TN 

Copeland, Sandy, Baldwin, MS 

Corley, Tim, Jackson. TN 

Cornelius, Charles, Jackson, TN 

Cornell, Michele, Jackson, TN 

Crabb, Wanda, Selmer, TN 

Craig. Carey. Marshall. TX 

Crites, Tom. DuOuoin. IL 

Crocker, David, McLemoresville. TN 

Crockett. Janet, Trenton, IN 

Cummings. Sharon, Savannah. TN 

Damons, Bart, Rives, TN 

Davis Jr., Robert, Toone. TN 

Dennis, Beth. Columbia, TN 

Dicus. Kim, Clifton, TN 

Dismuke, Amy, Roswell, GA 

Dix, Julie, ASN, Bruceton, TN 

Drake. Mary. Jackson. TN 

Duke. Karen, Germantown, TN 

Duncan. Lori, Bethel Springs, TN 

EIrod, Karen. Covington, TN 

Engstrand, Greg, Jackson, TN 

Escue, Mark, Jackson, TN 

Ferrell, Lois. Brou/nsville. TN 

Fesmire. Albert. Lexington, TN 

Finley. Lori. Jackson. TN 

Finley. Nora. Blue Springs, MS 



Seniors . . . what Does The Future Hold? 

Oazing into the future, this senior wonders wh3t exactly the 
future does hold. Alot of anxiety accompanies the graduating 
day with unanswered questions looming ahead. 

On May 28. 1988, the 
graduating seniors of Union 
University traveled through 
that "Right of Passage" — 
from college life to the real 
world, and with this passage 
came a wide range of feel- 
ings. Julie Claus, a senior 
communications major from 
Paducah, KY, saw the un- 
certainty that these final 
days bring and the real 
world as an adventure and 
challenge. "The question 
keeps coming to mind: Do I 
know enough or can I apply 
what I do know? On the 
other hand, there is a cer- 
tain thrill about the 
unknown. " 

Some seniors, however, 
faced the challenge of grad- 
uate school, like Jim McAr- 
thur who plans to attend 
medical school. "My career 
goal is to be a physician, the 
Bachelor's Degree is mean- 
ingful and long sought af- 
ter, but I know it is only one 
step in the plan for my life, " 

says Jim. 

As a senior looks past 
graduation and into the 
days to follow, a cloud of 
opportunities, excitement, 
and uncertainties fill his 
mind because no one knows 
exactly what the future 
holds. Over the past four to 
five years, seniors have 
worked hard to develop the 
skills necessary to become 
successful in the field each 
has chosen. Even though 
one feels prepared to face 
the challenges of tomorrow, 
a sense of fear is still ever 

Graduation marks the be- 
ginning of a new chapter in 
their lives. A chapter that 
will be full of accomplish- 
ments, disappointments, 
tragedies, and celebrations. 
All seniors look forward to 
that fateful day, but at the 
same time, each will always 
remember his days as an un- 
dergraduate here at Union. 

Jane Nichols helps seniors with 
those seniors evaluation. As the 
big day approaches, her advice be- 
comes more important. 


Fleming. Lisa, Dyersburg. TN 

Foote. Renee, Jackson, TN 

Forderhase, Tim, Jackson, TN 

Fowler, Lara. Jackson, TN 

Fteeland, Holly, Jackson, TN 

Gamer, Debbie. Lexington, TN 

Gill, Frailer. Beech Bluff, TN 

Glover, Daniel, Jackson, TN 

Gooch, Patricia, Jackson, TN 

Grant, Kecia. Memphis, TN 

Graves. Jimmy. Memphis, TN 

GrUfm. Stan, Bells. TN 

Griggs, Chris, Atoka. TN 

Hamilton, Vern, Jackson. TN 

Hank. Thomas, Holly Springs. MS 

Hannon. Mickey. Booneville. MS 

Hardeman. Mary. Grand Junction. TN 

Hardy, Katherine, Wyoming, IL 

Hart, Charlotte, Cedar Grove, TN 

Hart, Randy. Reagan. TN 

Hatcher. James, Aberdeen, MS 

Hathcox, Susie. Jackson. TN 

Henry. Melanie. Johnson City. IL 

Heyen. Michael. Petersburg. IL 

Hickman. Tanner, Germantown. TN 

Hicks. Jennifer. Jackson. TN 

Hobbs. Byron. Waynesboro, TN 

Hopkins, Melissa. Bethel Springs. TN 

House. Sandy. Newbern. TN 

Howard, Stevie. Jackson, TN 


Hughes. Paul, Jackson. TN 
Hunl. Tiffani, Cenlralia. IL 
Hunter. Christopher. Memphh 
Hunter. Joseph, Jackson. TN 
Irvin. Pam. BSN. Alamo. TN 

Jackson. Robert. Gales. TN 
Jackson. Steve. Jackson. TN 
Jacques. Larry. Jackson. TN 
James. Michelle. Humboldt. TN 
Jett. Steven. Jackson. TN 

Johanson, Jane, Germantown, TN 
Jones, Cynthia. Toone. TN 
Jones. Jeff. Jackson. TN 
Jones. Micki. Bethel Springs. TN 
Jowers, Marilyn, Lexington. TN 

Kail. Nancy, Alamo, TN 
Kelley. Gina, Jackson, TN 
Kent, Michelle, Jackson, TN 
Kessler, Leelynn, Whiteville, TN 
Keys, Larry, St. Louis, MO 

King, Albert. Toone. TN 
King. Paul. Dyer. TN 
Kolb. Lynn. Big Sandy. TN 
Kovac. Karyn. Findlay, OH 
Langlinais II, Larry, Finger, TN 

Lassiter, Jacquelunn, BSN, Jackson, TN 
Lewis, David, Ramer, TN 
Lindsey, Sheila. Bolivar. TN 
Liltlefield. Lanetta. Adamsville, TN 
Lowery. Gary, Jackson TN 


Lyons, Dorothy. Western Inst.. TN 

MacArlhur. Jim. Stantonville, TN 

Madoni. Debbie, Jackson, TN 

Martin, Gaye, Rector, AR 

Martin, Richard, Reagan, TN 

Maxey, Donald. Crockett Mills. TN 

Mayo. Jeffery. Milan, TN 

McCormick, Brad. Creal Springs, IL 

McDaniel. Steve. Memphis, TN 

McLemore. J. Andrew. Centralia, II 

Medlin. Katherine. Beech Bluff, TN 

Mertz. Tammi, Huntingdon. TN 

Miller Kristen. Bowdoinham. ME 

Mitchell. Laurie. Paducah. KY 

Mitchell. Mitii. Selmer, TN 

Moore. Emily. Olive Branch, MS 

Moore. Melinda. Dexter, MO 

Morris. Deanna, Gleason, TN 

Myers. Melodi. Paducah. KY 

Nickerson, Cheryl, Worchester. MA 

Norton. Brian. Jackson, TN 

Oakley. Sheera. Jackson, TN 

Oliver. Mike. Paris. TN 

Oley. Kam. Jackson. TN 

Parish. Curtis. Paris, TN 

Parker. Rod. Michie. TN 

Parmer. Chilra. Milan. TN 

Patterson. Andrea. Corinth. MS 

Paulk. Donna, Savannah. TN 

Phillips. Dawn. Dyersburg. TN 



Phillips. Marly. Sardii. TN 
Phillips. Shawn. Jackson. TN 
Pickard. Marianne. Milan. TN 
Poindexler. Roger. Jackson. IN 
Posey. Marilyn. Tupelo. MS 

Powers. Butch. Jackson. TN 
Powers. Jennifer. Scolls Hill, TN 
Prince. Mark. Camden. TN 
Pruiell. Robert. Forrest City. AR 
Randolph. Oleta. Whiteville. TN 

Reaves. Kevin. Trezevant. TN 
Reed. Thula. ASN. Jackson. TN 
Rial. Kerry. Greenfield. TN 
Richardson. Randy. Rutherford. TN 
Robbins, Sheila. Ripley, TN 

Robinson. Cynthia, Humboldt, TN 
Robinson. Michael. Ashland, MS 
Rogers. Tony. Jackson. TN 
Ross. Kennda. McEwen, TN 
Rowell. Tommy. Ridgely. TN 

Rozar. Karen. Fayetteville. TN 
Sage, Jane Ann. Union City. TN 
Sain. Deana, Bolivar. TN 
Sayer. Elizabeth. Jackson. TN 
Schultz. Barry. Pinson, TN 

Scott. Norma. Olive Branch, MS 
Shoemaker. Karen. Dearborn. Ml 
Siler. Ted. Henderson. TN 
Skellon. Oianne. Alamo. TN 
Smith. Jennifer. Jackson. TN 

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Smith. Robbie. Ripley. TN 

SmitI). Tammy. Carbondale. IL 

Sparliman. Keith. Rutherford. TN 

Spray. Kenneth. Jaclcson. TN 

Sturdivant. Amy. Jackson. TN 

Sullivan. Tammy. Huntingdon. TN 

Summerford, Tina. Byhalia, MS 

Tarter. James. Lexington. TN 

Tatum. Inadene. Henderson, TN 

Teague. Bart. Ramer. TN 

Teal. Diana. Jackson, TN 

Teal, Roger, Jackson. TN 

Thompson. Shari. Corinth, MS 

Thompson, Suzanne. BIytheville. AR 

Tillman. Suzetta. Oneida, KY 

Townsend. Marvin, Jackson, TN 

Troutt, Darrell. Camden. TN 

Troutt. Kelly. Camden, TN 

Varughese, Thomas. Jackson. TN 

Veaiey. Gregg. Paris, TN 

Vega. Frank. Jackson. TN 

Vega, Tammy, Jackson, TN 

Vinson. Sherry, Jackson, TN 

Waller, Stan Memphis, TN 

Watson, Kimberly, Bells, TN 

Watson, Tim, Simpson, IL 

Webb. Amy, Waynesboro, TN 

Weiler, Thomas, OIney, IL 

West. Timothy. Middleton. TN 

Wherpel. Carta. Jackson. TN 


Whitby. Nancy. Jickton. TN 
While III. A.B. Parsons. JN 
Whiteside. Edwin. Beowave. NY 
Wilcox. Laura, Jackson. TN 
Wilcox. Paul. Jackson. TN 

Wiley. Rob. Alachua. Fl 
Williams. Brenda. Booneville. MS 
Williams. Normalin. Union City, TN 
Williams, Shawn, Bells. TN 
Williams, Steve. Trenton. TN 

Wilson. Jerry. Camden. TN 
Wilson. Krista. Lexington. TN 
Wright. Terry. Jackson, TN 
Young. Kirsten. Bells. TN 

Senior Jeff Jones lakes a few minutes to study with friends in the cafeteria and 
pose for a picture. * 

87-88 Class Officers 


Tres. — Debbie Sims 
Pres, — Lance Davis 
Sec. — Brent Martin 
V.P. — Janna Norton 


Pres. — Brad Greer 
Sec. — Kim Ethridge 

V.P. — Amy Maze 
Tres. — Blake Nichols 


Tres. — Pam Barlow 
Sec. — Debbie Schachle §8 

V.P. — Tisha Brewer 
Pres. — Elese Sweeney 


iS^ T A'-"i 

Acred. C Danny. JR 
Adanti. Jracey. ASN 
Ad.ims. Troy. FR 
Agent. Jjmmy. JR 
Alderson. Julie. JR 
Aldridge. Reginj. FR 

Alexander. Debra. ASN 
Alexander. Donna, JR 
Alexander. Tonya. FR 
A I ford Missy. FR 
Allen. Lisa. SO 
Allen. Stephanie. FR 

Allison. Shannon. JR 
Anderson. Christy. FR 
Andrews. Sharon. SO 
Argo. Crystal. FR 
Aristorenas. Jennifer. FR 
Aristorenas III. Juan. JR 

Armstrong. Lynn. JR 
Arnold. Donna. SO 
Arnold. Leigh. FR 
Arnold. Rachel. SO 
Ashlock. Paula. FR 
Atkins. Kirby. FR 

Aulridge. Rodney. SO 
Austin. Paula. JR 
Avirelt. Kathleen. ASN 
Azbill. Michael. FR 
Azbill. Ute. JR 
Babb. Leann. FR 

Bailey. Charles. FR 
Bailey. Gary. FR 
Bailey. John. SO 
Bailey. Lori. SO 
Baker. Tammy. FR 
Baker. Renae. FR 

Ballard. Cherry. FR 
Sallinger. Tina. FR 
Bankstan. James. FR 
Barden IV. Joe. SO 
Barker. Greg. FR 
Barker. Karen. SO 


Barlow. Pam. SO 

Barmer, Stacey. FR 

Barnes, Laura, SO 

Barnes, Sharon, SO 

Barnett, Theresa, FR 

Barron, Julia. SO 

Bartholomew, Tina. FR 

Bass, Albenda, SO 

Balchelor. Jason. SO 

Batchelor. Phil, JR 

Beard, Charles, ASN 

Beard, Lisa, SO 

Beckett, Jessica, FR 

Beecham, Connie. ASN 

Beehler, Tiannalyn, FR 

Belew, Diwoski, SO 

Bell, Kalherine. SO 

BelL Naomi. ASN 

Bell. Sarah. FR 

Bell, Stephanie. SO 

Bell. Trade. FR 

Bellew. Robert. FR 

Bennett. Angela, JR 

Bennett, Deane. FR 

Bennett, Theodora. SO 

Bentley, Amy FR 

Berkley, Kay, FR 

Berry. Vanessa. FR 

Bertrand. Mark. FR 

Besinger. Deborah. FR 

Biggers. Cassandra, ASN 

Birdwell, Linda, ASN 

Birl, Dee. FR 

Bishop, Donna. ASN 

Bittner. Steven, FR 

Blackstock, Timothy. SO 

Blackwelder, Dale, FR 

Blackwell, Jill, FR 

Blair, Brad, SO 

Blakely, Lora Lee, SO 

Blankenship. Cart. SO 

Blankenship. Craig. SO 



Boiing. Lisa. FR 
Bonee. Tammie. JR 
Booth. Elaine. FR 
Boroughi. Charles, JR 
Boswell, Flizabelh. SO 
Bowens. Andrea. SO 

Boyd. Jerry. FR 
Boyd. Jr.. Leolha. SO 
Boyd. Norma. ASN 
Bradley. Priscilla. JR 
Brandon. Ronda. SO 
Brasfield. Stephanie. FR 

Breedlove. K. Joann. JR 
Brewer. Tisha. SO 
Brister. Becky. SO 
Broadway. Kenneth. JR 
Brock. Melissa. FR 
Bromley. Shea. SO 

Browand. Michael. FR 
Brown. Angela. JR 
Brown. Felicia. FR 
Brown. Marshall. FR 
Brown. Renee. ASN 
Brown. Robert. JR 

Broyles. Melinda. JR 
Buck, Daryl, FR 
Bullock, Lee, SO 
Burchfield. Cara, SO 
Burkeen, Christy. FR 
Burkhead, Teresa, ASN 

Burnett. Darrell. JR 
Burris. Crystal. FR 
Burns. Kathleen. SO 
Burns, Leigh, FR 
Burrows. Janet. FR 
Butler. Gina. FR 

Butler. Tanya. FR 
Bynum. Todd, SO 
Byrd, Jesse, FR 
Cabrera, Lori, FR 
Cagle, Andrea. SO 
Cagle. Lisa. ASN 

^ The Late Night Snack 


Students Want More 
Than Just A Candy Bar 

This student is just one of the many Union students 
that gel the hungries late at night. Her solution, hke 
many, was a trip lo Subway. 

We all know the feeling 
. . . it's late at night, that 
low grumble begins in your 
stomach, that unyielding 
need for something to eat, 
something good, something 
fast . . . you begin the 
search for that late night 
snack! Fortunately, there 
are a number of places to 
turn. If pizza is your craving. 
Domino's is a phone call 
away (and 30 minutes). 
Union's commons are visit- 
ed several times a night by 
the Domino 's pizza man de- 
livering those mouth-water- 
ing, extra cheese-covered 
pizzas. But why is Domino 's 
a favorite? Freshman Kurt 
Steele probably put it best. 
"You're hungry, and you 
have to study. You don't 
have time to go out. so you 
just order a pizza and study 
while you wait. " This con- 
venience factor is one of the 
more important factors in 
choosing that late night 

But if you want something 
a little different. Subway is 
just down the by -pass. Sub- 
way offers a wide range of 
sandwiches, from seafood 
crab to the Subway Club 
which has ham. turkey, and 
roast beef Subway gives a 

different twist to the subma- 
rine sandwich, and a fun 
way to take care of the late 
night hungry. 

But if a simple hamburger 
is what you crave, then 
Krystal's is your answer. 
Many Union students travel 
to Krystal's to purchase one 
of those small wonders on a 
regular basis. The drive-thru 
is open 24 hours a day — so 
anytime you gotta have a 
Krystal. you can. 

Another favorite place of 
Union students is Mr. Do- 
nut. Not only can you get 
your late night snack there, 
you can stay all night and 
study as so many students 
do on exam night. Mr. Do- 
nut offers a wide variety of 
light, fluffy donuts and deli- 
cious hot chocolate. It is lo- 
cated next to Village Inn 
Pizza across from Gibson's. 

Along with these three fa- 
vorite snack choices, there 
are a number of avenues for 
Union students to look for 
that perfect snack. But all 
Union students seem to 
agree that convenience is 
one of the big factors in 
choosing a late night snack. 
(But nothing is as important 
as taste). 


Callii. Anthony. FR 
Camp. Mendy. FR 
Campbell. Joel. SO 
Campbell. Les. FR 
Canada. Jay. SO 
Cannon. Tammy. FR 

Cardwell. lis Ann SO 
Carroll, Janet. JR 
Carroll. Pamela. ASN 
Carson, Cherie. FR 
Carter. Kalherine. JR 
Carter. Lisa, JR 

Carter. Vera. JR 
Carver. Deidre. SO 
Caston. Brenda. FR 
Cales. Angela. SO 
Cathey. Mona. JR 
Chalfm. Angela. ASN 

Chamberlain, Catherine. SO 
Chambers. Michelle. JR 
Chandler, Dana, FR 
Chapman. Rick, JR 
Chapmond, April, SO 
Charles. Joyce, JR 

Cbhim. Samonn. FR 
Chhim, Savan, FR 
Childress, Gregory, SO 
Christian. Laurie, SO 
Claus. Amy. FR 
Clayton. Jeffrey, FR 

Clements, Cara Beth, SO 
Clendenin. Carman, SO 
Clenney, Steve, SO 
Cochrum, Tracy, SO 
Cockrum. Kyle, SO 
Cockrum, Shelly, SO 

Cofer, Jen, FR 
Coffman. Lisa, SO 
Colbert, Christina, FR 
Cole, Jonathan, JR 
Coleman. Buddy. SO 
Collier, Kimberly, FR 


Collins, Anne. SO 

Collins. Paul. FR 

Colyer. Danica. JR 

Cook. Linda. ASN 

Cook. Regina, JR 

Cooke. Amy. FR 

^ V 

Cooper, Ronda. SO 

Cools. Julie. FR 

Corley. Cheryl. FR 

Cornelius. Lisa, JR 

Cotton. Tracy. SO 

Cowan. Trina. FR 

Cox. Cherie. SO 

Cox. Kent. JR 

Cox. Robert. SO 

Cozart. Lisa. SO 

Cozart. Michael, FR 

Crafton. Angela, SO 

Craig, Jeff. SO 

Craven. Brian, FR 

Crews, Melissa. FR 

Crews. Seprice. FR 

Criswell. Tina. ASN 

Crocker. Cheryl. ASN 

Crooks. Dawn. FR 
Crouch. Mike. SO 
Crum. Kevin. JR 
Cude. Andra. JR 
Culpepper. Jay. JR 
Custer. Tammi. FR 

Daniel. Felicia. FR 

Daniel. Tim. JR 

Davenport. Anissa. SO 

Davis. Lance. JR 

Davis. Pamela. JR 

Davis. Scolt. FR 

Deaton. Deanna. JR 

Deaton, Garyann. FR 

Decker. Steve. JR 

DeJong. Marion. ASN 

Delaney Jr.. Jimmy. FR 

Dement. Caryn. FR 





Oemps, David. FR 
Penker. Rrenl. FR 
Penley. Vivijn. SO 
Devaull. Sandra, JR 
Dickey. Day id. SO 
Dickey. Mini. FR 

Dickson. Myra. ASN 
Diggs. Carol. JR 
Dix. Marli. FR 
Dobry. Kelli. FR 
Dodd. Cynthia. SO 
Donscheski. Alysia. FR 

Darris. Laurie. FR 
Douglas. Amanda. FR 
Doyle. Lorelei. ASN 
Drake, Tenisa. FR 
Drinnon. Sieve. FR 
Drake. Barbara. ASN 

DuBose. Kelly. FR 
Duffey. Joseph. SO 
Duke. Jennifer. JR 
Duke. Jessilyn. JR 
Dunaway. Mark. JR 
Dye. Cindy. SO 

Earnest. Bonnie. ASN 
Earnest. Linda. SO 
Eaves. Katherine. FR 
Ebanks. Gelia. ASN 
Echols. Ricky. FR 
Eddings. Stephen. ASN 

Edmundson. Lorrie. JR 
Edwards. Annette. FR 
Fggenberger. Amy. FR 
EIrod. Joe Ann. FR 
Embersold, Melissa. SO 
Emison. Amanda. ASN 

Englode. Jeffrey. FR 
Espy. Bill. SO 
Ethridge. Kimberlee. FR 
Feltus. Adrienne. JR 
Fennell. Lisa. SO 
Fields. James. SO 


Flowers, Shah, JR 

Ford. Leigh, JR 

Ford, Sharon, SO 

Forsythe, Lisa, SO 

Forsythe, Travis, SO 

Foster, Stephen, JR 

Fowler, Nancy, SO 

Franklin, Olanda, FR 

Franklin. Todd, JR 

Franks, Bryan, FR 

Franks, Tammie, ASN 

Frazier III, James. SO 

Frailer, Timothy, FR 
Fuller. Misli. JR 
Oaines. Memory. FR 
Garmany, David, SO 
Garner, Peter. SO 
Garrett, Teresa. ASN 

Garrison, Chris. FR 
Gates II, Willie, JR 
Geary, Kalhy. SO 
Geggus, Jane, FR 
Gibbs, Ronnie, JR 
Gibson, Tina, ASN 

Gilbert, Nellie. ASN 

Gilliam, Jeff, FR 

Glass, Randall, SO 

Gobbell, Stephen. JR 

Goodman. Donna. FR 

Gordon. Shannon. FR 

Grammer. Janet. FR 

Gray. Faith. FR 

Gray. Ryan. JR 

Green. Arinee. SO 

Green. Christa. JR 

Green. Felicia. SO 

Green. Kyle. JR 

Green. Scott. FR 

Greenhaw. Randy. SO 

Greer. Brad, FR 

Greer, Tim, FR 

Griffin, Jason, FR 


Griffith. Lori Ann, FR 
Orissom. Sheila. FR 
Guthrie. Ross. SO 
Ouylon. Renee. SO 
Hale. Lisa. FR 
Hallman. Joanne. FR 

H.illmarli. Clay. SO 
H.imilton. Sandra. FR 
Hankla. Pawn. SO 
Hardee. Paula. ASM 
Harden. Stephanie. SO 
Hardin. Rodney. FR 

Harmon. Ronald. JR 
Harper. Mary. FR 
Harrell. Sheila. SO 
Harrington. Lisa. JR 
Harris. Branson. JR 
Harris, Laura. FR 

Harris. William. FR 
Harrison. Rush. FR 
Hart. Christie. FR 
Harvell. Sheila. SO 
Hawkes. Janet. JR 
Hawkins. Kimberly. FR 

Hayes, James. FR 
Haynes. Billie. SO 
Haynes. Judy. JR 
Hedspeth. Carol. SO 
Hefley. Leigh. FR 
Henderson. Cindy. JR 

Henson, Julie, JR 
Henson. Rodney, JR 
Herndon, Emily. SO 
Herring. Kathy. SO 
Herrington. Sara. FR 
Hight. Carol. JR 

Hill. Cathy. FR 
Hill. Marci. SO 
Hillhouse. Rhonda. SO 
Holifield. Scott. SO 
Hollander. Christina. FR 
Holmes. Donna. SO 

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Holt. Brenda. ASN 

Holyfield. Kendra. SO 

Hooper, Douglas, JR 

Hooten. Angela, FR 

Hoppers, Cande, FR 

Horde. K. Dannell. FR 

Horner. Tammy. FR 
House. Zynthia. ASN 
Houston, Tenje. SO 
Howard. Brian. JR 
Howard. Christy. FR 
Huckaba. David. FR 

Huckaba, James FR 

Hudson. Beverly, FR 

Hudson. Margaret. ASN 

Hudson. Tammy. FR 

Huggins. Adriane, SO 

Hughes. Karen. FR 

Hughes. Timothy. SO 

Humphreys. Jan. FR 

Hunt, Jr., Jimmie. JR 

Hurt. Garland. JR 

Hutchins, Jo Ann. JR 

Hysmith. Angle. FR 

Jackson, Elizabeth, ASN 

Jackson, Eric, FR 

Jackson, Julia. JR 

Jackson. Suzanne. FR 

James. Rod. FR 

Jelks, Jennifer. JR 

Jelks. Peggy, FR 

Jicka, John, SO 

Johnson, Allison, FR 

Johnson, Julie, FR 

Johnson, Robert, SO 

Johnson, Thomas, JR 

Johnton, Jessie, JR 

Joiner, Alan, SO 

Jones. Alyssa, SO 

Jones, Becki, FR 

Jones, Cynthia, ASN 

Jones, Chris, SO 

Broadening Student's Horizons 

Art Gallery Offers High Quality Environment For Artists 

Union University's Art Gallery, 
although in its infant stage, is a 
high quality environment where 
students can use their intellectu- 
al abilities to escape to worlds 
far beyond our normal human 

Even though the gallery is only 
three years old. and is very ac- 
cessible to Union students, there 
is a lot that is not known about 
the gallery. For instance, how 
does one get their work dis- 
played? The Board of Advisors 
decides on what exhibits best fit 
Union's taste and criteria, and 
then invites an artist to exhibit 
his or her work. The Gallery 
Board is made up of Mr. Parish 
and five other faculty members 
who are actively involved in the 

Director Reid Parish hopes the 
gallery will broaden students' 
horizons and their awareness of 
what art is and can be, as well as 
exposing them to some of the 
more secular aspects of art. He 
hopes that all students will take 
the time to drop by and view the 
exhibits and feels that each will 
agree that it is time well spent. 

When referring to the art stu- 
dents, Mr. Parish sees the gallery 
as a teaching tool, exposing the 
college community to various 
artworks and artists, and allow- 
ing the city to see their works. 

Mr. Parish also relayed his own 
personal goal for the art gallery, 
"If I can get one or two students 
to come in and look through any 
show that is here and just accept 
it for what it is and not make a 
snap judgment saying 'Ooh, 

that's weird!' I'll be happy." 

^^_ Bii "* '#'■ 




The Union University Art Gallery offers stu- 
dents a chance to experience art at its finest. 
The gallery exhibits such things as paintings 
and sculptures throughout the year. 

These students use the art gallery as a learn- 
ing experience, as they visit this exhibit for an 
experience report for art class. 


Jones. John. SO 
Jones. Jonathan. JR 

Jones. Linda. ASN 
Jones. Sandra. ASN 
Jones. Sharon. ASN 

Jones. Shelley. SO 

Jones. Tony. SO 
Jones, Tony. JR 
Jordan. Mike, SO 
Jordan. Toni. SO 
Kea III. John. FR 
Kee. Tamara. ASN 

Keith. Greg. FR 

Kelley, Janet. FR 

Kelley. Lisa. ASN 

Kelley, Lisa. SO 

Kennedy. Michelle, FR 

Kenton, Brenda, SO 

Kesterson. Kelly. FR 

Kidd, Bryan. SO 

Kiestler. Sara. SO 

Kight. Norman. FR 

Killian. Brian. FR 

Kilpatrick. Cindy.FR 

Kim. Hyo. SO 

Kimbrough, Terri, ASN 

King, Bill, SO 

King. Joi. FR 

Kirby. Angela. FR 

Knipper. Kimberly. FR 

Knott. Lisa, ASN 

Kulas. Jeff. FR 

Lahti. Linda. FR 

Laman. Bryan. JR 

Lambert. Julia. SO 

Lamberth. Andrea. FR 

Lancaster, Jeff, JR 

Lang. Tammy, JR 

Leach. Patricia. SO 

Leake. Jr.. Kerry. JR 

Leapard. Kimberly. JR 

Leatherwood. Denise. JR 


ee. Melanie. JR 
eggell. Lisa, FH 
emmon. Daniel. FR 

ard. Elizahellt. SO 

i. Lisa. JR 

s. Terry. SO 

Limtfaugft. Lauren. JR 
Lillrell. Teresa. FR 
Loclte. Belly. JR 
Long. Shari. FR 
Long. SLiari. FR 
Lore. Rulh. FR 

Luckell. Palsy. ASN 
Lynch. Sandy. SO 
Lynn. Cynthia. FR 
Madison. Angela. FR 
Mainard. Debbie. FR 
Mandrell, Jamie. FR 

Maness. Vivian. ASN 
Mann. Richard. JR 
Marshall. Carolyn. ASN 
Martin. Angela. ASN 
Martin. Angela. FR 
Martin. Brent. JR 

Martin. Colleen. SO 
Martin. Jeffery. FR 
Martindale. Greta. FR 
Martindale. Jeff. SO 
Mason. Eric. FR 
Matlock. Mary Todd. JR 

Matlheus. Kelly. JR 
Matthews. Laura. FR 
May. Sherri. JR 
May. Steve. SO 
Mayes. Elizabeth. JR 
McArlhur. Sharon. JR 

McBride. Melissa. FR 
McBride. Missy. FR 
McBroom. Brent. FR 
McBroom. Melanie. ASN 
McCarley. Delores. ASN 
McCarty. Melanie. FR 

199 i 


McCaskili Sonya. FR 

McClellan. Kimberty. FR 

McCollum. Allison, FR 

McCoy. Shelley. JR 

McCraw. Erin. SO 

McDade. Julie. FR 

McFlroy. Lisa. FR 

McFarland, Joanna. FR 

McFarland. Rebecca. SO 

McFarland. Tracy. FR 

McGaughey. John. SO 

McGaughy, Kevin, FR 

McCill. Giles. JR 
McGill. Patrick. FR 
Mclnlosh. Jay. FR 
Mcintosh. Julie, FR 
Mclver. Denise. FR 
McKee. Delaine. JR 

McKown. Katherine. SO 
McLain. Leigh, SO 
McMullin, Jimmy. FR 
McRee. Stephanie, FR 
Meadows. Donna. JR 
Meadows. Melissa, FR 

Mebane, Kippy, ASN 
Melson. Lisa, ASI^ 
Mikami. Yoko. SO 
Miles. Sarah. ASN 
Miller. Darrell. JR 

Miller. Michelle. SO 

Miller. Regina. ASN 

Miller. Sherry. SO 

Mills. Cathy. FR 

Mitchell, Stephen, FR 

Mizell, Christopher. JR 

Montgomery. Bert. SO 

Moody. Kimberty. SO 
Moore. Anna. FR 
Moore. Carta. FR 
Moore. Holly. SO 
Moore. Kimberly. FR 
Moore. Lena. FR 

Moore. Michelle. JR i 

Moore. Rebecca. ASN 1 

Moore. Rene. SO ^ 

Morris. Dianna. SO i 

Morris. Jamie. FR 1 

Morris. Melissa. SO 1 


Morris. Yvortne. SO 

Morrison. Melissa. ASN 

Morrow. Vanessa. JR i 

Moss. Pamela. SO 3 

Moss. Patricia. FR i 

Mullins. Mary. ASN \ 



Murchison. Wendy. FR j 

Murphey. Beth. JR 

Murray. Duane. FR ^ 

Murrell. Leslie. JR s 

Nance. Sam. SO ,1 

Navarro. Jessica. SO h 

Navarro. Karen. FR ■ 

Neal. Pamela. FR ] 

Nelson. Janet. ASN 'j 

Newbern. Barbara. JR j 

Newman. Johnathan. SO \ 

Newsom. Hollye. ASN \ 

Newton. Curry. FR ] 

Nichols. Jason. FR ^ 

Nichols. Julie. FR i 

Nolen. Kelley. SO j 

Norris. Stan. SO \ 

North. Christie. FR | 



Norton. Janna, JR j 

Norton. Sandra. ASN 

Norwood. Rebecca. FR ■ 

Nunn. Mary. JR 

OVaniel. Suzy. FR i 

Ogilvie. Tina. SO ^ 

Olds. Cindy. JR 

Ormand. Shands. JR \ 

Ozburn. Lynn. SO | 

Ozment. Christopher. FR 

Parchman. Kerry. SO 

Paris. Timothy. FR i 



Tragedy, Romance, And Power % 

The Soap Opera Craze Hits Union . . . Hard! 

Exactly what is the Guiding Light 
that makes Our World Turn? Do 
we all have just One Life to Live? 
Who really cares about All Your 
Children? Are you living in Anoth- 
er World maybe near General Hos- 
pital or in Santa Barbara? Yes, we 
are all Young and Restless. Are 
these really the Days of Our Lives? 

Soaps . . . are a social statement 
of the 80's especially at Union Uni- 
versity. At 12:30 pm everyday a 
group of dedicated Days fans can 
be found huddled around the TV in 
the Women 's Commons in total si- 
lence and all eyes afixed on the 

What is this phenomena? Why 
all the attention? A dedicated 
freshman says, "Days of Our Lives 
is a part of my every day. It gives 
me a chance to lose myself in 

something other than books. It's an 
excitement — an adventure in the 
day. It lets me live a life unknown 
to my lifestyle. " 

Unrealistic is what many people 
think soap operas are. They believe 
that these shows paint a fake pic- 
ture of life by showing it as glamor- 
ous, perfect, and even corrupt. For 
some unknown reason the bad 
group never gets caught. Is that 
very realistic? We also cannot for- 
get to mention all the suicides, 
murders, comas, and affairs that go 
on behind the scenes. 

Dr. Marlena Evans Brady on 
Days, for instance, has been shot 
five times, comatose three times, 
married twice, kidnapped four 
times, and thrown off a cliff. How 
much can one woman take? And 
what's worse is the fact that she is 

a good guy. Also, why are all of the 
characters either rich by birth, doc- 
tors, lawyers, or police? 

The plots themselves are kind of 
obvious. If you have watched a 
soap for a year or two, you can 
almost predict what is going to 
happen. Where is the excitement 
then ? Why do students switch their 
whole schedule around a certain 
TV time slot? Maybe it is just the 
fantasy that compels them to watch 
it. Maybe it is the hope that some 
day they will find that perfect love 
and ride off into the sunset togeth- 

Whatever the reason for this ob- 
session, it is obvious the soaps are 
here for good, giving their daily 
dose of trauma, tragedy, excite- 
ment, romance, and power. 

Leigh Anne Arnold takes times during the day to 
catch her favorite soap in the women's commons. 
■ The commons were a favorite place for students to 
catch the soap operas. 

Commuters, faculty, and staff caught their favorite 
soap operas in the student lounge. 


Parish, Kenneth. JR 
Parish. Sonyn. SO 
Parker. David, SO 
Parker. Jr.. Jerry. FR 
Patrick. Hope. FR 
Patterson. Jennifer, JR 

Patterson, Melissa, FR 
Patterson, Teri, FR 
Palton, Amy, ASN 
Pauley. William. SO 
Paullus. Deborah, ASM 
Payne, Marcus, FR 

Peal, Catherine, FR 
Pearce, Tracey, JR 
Pearrow, Zenda. FR 
Pearson, Andrea, ASN 
Peavler, Amye. ASN 
Peek. Catherine. SO 

Peek. Elizabeth. JR 
Peeler. Julie. FR 
Peerman, Mark, JR 
Pendergrast. William. FR 
Pennington, Anna, FR 
Perkins, Jeff, JR 

Perkins, Karen, SO 
Perkins, Mary Dee. ASN 
Perry. Julie, ASN 
Petersen. Jackie. JR 
Petrie. Donna. SO 
Phillips, Timothy, SO 

Pickens. Anita. ASN 
Pickens. Michael. FR 
Pierce. Maurie Ann. SO 
Pierce, Tara, FR 
Piercey, Shea, SO 
Pilkington, Scott, SO 

Pitt. Susan. SO 
Pittman. Gina. ASN 
Plunk. Matt. JR 
Poage. Mary. SO 
Poole. Gregory. SO 
Pope. Cathy. JR 

203 A 


Pope. Tina, SO 

Poppenbeimer, Melissa. FR 

Porch II. Larry. FR 

Potter. Ken. FR 

Powers. Greg. SO 

Powers. Monica. JR 

Powers. Pamela. ASN 

Powers. Sally. ASN 

Powers. Stephanie. FR 

Powers. Terrie. JR 

Presley. Trent. FR 

Prince. Jeri. FR 

Prince. Susan. JR 

Pryor. Anita. SO 

Pullam, Jennifer. ASN 

Pyles, Brettina. FR 

Rainey. Lisa. FR 

Ramey. Charles. JR 

Rasbach. Sbelley. SO 

Rasberry. Joe. SO 

Ray, Cindy. ASN 

Ray. Heather. SO 

Ray. Kevin. JR 

Ray, Ricky. SO 

Rea. Keith. JR 

Reddick. Melissa. SO 

Reece. Kathy. AS\ 

Reed. Gregory. SO 

Reeves. Leslie. FR 

Reeves. Marsha, FR 

Reid. FIvia. SO 

Reid. Vaughan. SO 

Reynolds. J. Scott. SO 

Rhear. Julia. JR 

Rhodes. Linda. FR 

Rhodes. Margaret. JR 

Riddle. Kimberly. JR 

Riddle. Michelle. FR 

Ridley. Patricia. SO 

Robbins. David. JR 

Roberson. James. FR 

Roberts. Kim FR 


The Suitcase Syndrome 

Mysterious Disease Sweeps Campus 

There is a strange and unusual 
disease on the campus of Union 
University. High fever, an upset 
stomach, and a headache are not 
any of the symptoms either. This 
disease, though virtually non-exis- 
tent during the week, hits the cam- 
pus almost every Friday afternoon 
like a plague and continues till late 
Sunday night. There are many tech- 
nical terms for this disease but at 
Union it is simply known as "The 
Suitcase Syndrome"! Why do most 
Union Students go home almost ev- 
ery weekend? 

There are many reasons for stu- 
dents to go home. For instance, it 
gives students the opportunity to 
see their friends, do their laundry, 
eat good food, and see their fam- 
ilies (you know, to get money), and 
most students live within a two 
hour drive from Union which 
makes it easier to do. Leaving cam- 
pus is also an escape. The weekend 
provides an opportunity for stu- 

dents to get off campus for more 
than just a few hours, and since 
Memphis and Nashville are so 
close to Jackson, many students 
travel to these two cities to spend 
their weekend. Both offer a lot of 
things to do and both can make 
you forget about school. 

Some students, however, don't 
have the luxury of going home ev- 
ery weekend. These students must 
therefore stay at school and enter- 
tain themselves while everyone 
else is gone. 

So, if you are forced to say on 
campus for a weekend, there are a 
few things to do in Jackson. Never- 
theless, the weekly migrating of 
Union 's campus and out of Jackson 
continues to occur. Unfortunately, 
the end is no where in sight, and a 
cure is being sought by all. But un- 
til then we will all have to be pa- 
tient and hope for a vaccine (some- 
thing to do) to the dreaded disease 
known as The Suitcase Syndrome. 



Moving furniture in and out of the dorms is an 
extreme case of the Suitcase Syndrome and takes 
a special kind of help, usually from a friend. 

Going home on weekends means checking in and 
out of the dorms, failure to do so means receiv- 
ing those dreaded warnings. 


Robinson, Kina. SO 

Robinson. Toby, JR 

Rogers, Angie, JR 

Rogers, Tamara. FR 

Rose. Tracey, FR 

Ross, Tonya, SO 

Rosson, Annita, SO 
Rostollan, Carrie, SO 

Rowan, Melissa, FR 

Rowland. Russell. JR 

Rucker, Jana. FR 

Runions, Kelvin. SO 

Rushing, Carol, FR 

Russell. Rhonda. SO 

Sander. Cynthia. SO 

Sanders, Julie. SO 

Sargent, Jason, JR 

Schachle. Debbie. SO 

Schachle. Shireen, JR 

Scott. Lance. SO 

Scott. Laurie. FR 

Scott. Lisa. ASM 

Searcy. Melvin. JR 

Seavers. Amy. FR 

Sell. Aretha. SO 

Seymour. LaDawna. ASN 

Seymour. William. SO 

Sharp. Regina. JR 

Shaw. Helen. SO 

Shaw, Leslie. SO 

Shaw. Linda. FR 

Sheller. Robert. FR 

Siler. Harriss. FR 

Simmons. Kim. SO 

Simpson. Elizabeth. FR 

Simpson, lane. FR 

Simpson. Shane. FR 

Sims. Debbie. JR 

Sims. Karen. FR 

Skidmore. Tracy. JR 

Skinner. Betty. SO 

Slater. Chet. FR 


Smith. Andrea. FK 
Smith, Jim Ann. SO 
Smith. Marsha. JR 
Smith. Sally. JK 
Smith. Tameria. Fit 
Smith. Timothy. SO 

Smith. Valerie. SO 
Smothers. Cristy. JR 
Smothers. Jason. fR 
Snead. Kay. SO 
Sneed. John. FR 
Solheim. Katherine. SO 

Soria. John. SO 
Spencer. Timothy. SO 
Spivey. Scott. FR 
Steele. Kurt. FR 
Steiner. Steve. SO 
Stewart. Angela. FR 

Stewart. Kim. SO 
Stewart. Lois. ASN 
Stokes. Tracey. JR 
Strayhorn. Amanda. SO 
Strayhorn. Valerie. FR 
Street. Lana. SO 

Suarez. Marcia. ASN 
Summers, Kimberly, ASN 
Sweat, S, Kevin, SO 
Sweat, Scott, JR 
Sweeney, Blese, SO 
Talbott, Sandra, JR 

Tallant. Kimberly, FR 
Tankersley, Tambra, FR 
Taylor, Fric, SO 
Taylor, Lashell, JR 
Taylor Valerie, FR 
Teel, Jerome, JR 

Tennyson, Andala, ASN 
Tharp, Kim. JR 
Thomas. Dawn. SO 
Thomas. Lisa. SO 
Thompson. Teresa. JR 
Thompson. Teresa. FR 


Tidwell. Leslie. FR 
Tilleros, Susan. SO 
Tillman. Winnie. SO 
Todd, Cindy. SO 
Todd. Jennifer. FR 
Trail. Deborah. SO 

Travis. Julie. SO 

Tucker. Audra, FR 

Tucker. Carrie. SO 

Tucker. Lisa. SO 

Tucker. Nathan. SO 

Turnbow. Timothy. SO 

Van. Sharon. FR 

Vance. Ramona. JR 

VanNeste. Douglas. FR 

Vaught. Sharon. ASN 

Veazey. Roger. FR 

Veteto. Bridget. ASN 

Vicker. Pamela. JR 
Vineyard. Linda. JR 
Volner. Melissa. SO 
Wadley. Scott. JR 
Waldo. Rhonda, SO 
Walker. Allyson. FR 

Walker. Cherlyn. SO 

Walker. JUL ASN 

Walker. Michael. FR 

Walker. Sherri. SO 

Wallace. Christopher. SO 

Wallace. Mark. JR 

Wallace. Tammy. FR 
Walls. Linda. JR 
Walls. Sidney. JR 
Walton. Reed. JR 
Ward. Allen. SO 
Ward. Susan. SO 

Warmath. Melisa. SO 

Warren. Jennifer. SO 

Warren. Kasi. FR 

Waters. Lynne. JR 

Watson. Michael. FR 

Watt. Susan. JR 


Students, Dorms, And Rules . . 

The Three Don't Always Mix 

Jessica Navarro visits Robert Johnson's room during 
open dorms. Open dorms give students a chance to 
see how the "other half" lives. 

Playing cards is a favorite pasttime for Union stu- 
dents while relaxing in the commons area. 

Union dorm life has always 
been an experience. This life dif- 
fers greatly from most colleges 
and universities in several ways 
ranging from open dorms, to our 
commons area, and even to per- 
sonalizing the students' own pri- 
vate room. 

Our commons area has always 
been a place to meet friends, 
read the paper, watch television, 
and mingle. Unfortunately, there 
seems to be a difference in rule 
interpretation between the men 's 
and women's commons. For ex- 
ample, in past years, the wom- 
en's commons has been a favor- 
ite place for students to talk and 
spend time with their boyfriend 
or girlfriend. Now, however, 
someone has changed the rules 
in the women's commons and 
they did not bother to inform the 
students. No longer are we al- 
lowed to visit in this commons, 
or so the men were told in the 
required dorm meeting at the be- 
ginning of the Fall semester, and 

heaven forbid if you hug or even 
touch a member of the opposite 
sex — that will get you five 
warnings fast!! As a result the 
men's commons has become in- 
creasingly more favorable to stu- 
dents where if you hug someone 
of the opposite sex, you get con- 

Then there is always the other 
subject that is taboo — OPEN 
DOR/\1S! Every time the rebel- 
lious students speak of this, they 
are instatnly hushed. Open 
dorms gives students a chance to 
see how the other half lives and 
gain a different perspective of 
one another. 

Who knows what may happen 
to us in the future. Maybe we will 
catch up with the times but we 
will probably continue to live in 
the past. No matter what hap- 
pens, there is one thing everyone 
can count on. We will continue 
to live in these spike-topped 
gates for many years to come. 


Walt. Teresa. FR 

Weatherford. Carolyn. SO 

Weatherford. Joanna, SO 

Weatherway. Wendy. FR 

Webb. Lori. ASN 

Weems. John, SO 

Welch. Kim. FR 

Welch. Steven. FR 

Welh. Sandy. JR 

Whaley. Stacie. SO 

Wheal. Ricky. SO 

Whitby. Sherry. JR 

White. Joanne. ASN 

Whitnell. Bart. FR 

Wilkerson. Barbara. ASN 

Wilkes. Rose. ASN 

Wilkins, Russell. SO 

Williams. Angela, FR 

Williams. Angle. FR 

Williams. Annette. ASN 

Williams. Donna. JR 

Williams. Ledita. FR 

Williams. Lee Ann. ASN 

Williams. Melissa. FR 

Williamson. Crystal. FR 

Williamson. Julian. JR 

Willis. Pamela. FR 

Wilson. Kelly. SO 

Wilson. Kim. SO 

Wilson. Shanova. FR 

Wolf, William. FR 
Wolfe. Slacey. SO 
Wood. Benjie. JR 
Wood. Gina. ASN 
Wood. Melissa. FR 
Wood. Randy. JR 

Woodard. Linda. ASN 
Woods. Sheila. FR 
Wooley. Keith. FR 

Worley. Leigh Ann, FR 
Wright, Renee, FR 
Wright. Sheila. SO 


V.irhrough. Pelh. fR 
YMes. Mary. ASN 
y.ues. Melind^. JR 
Ye.^rhy. Mary. SO 
Young. Relb. JR 
Young, Jeffrey, JR 

Finding time to study is sometimes easier said 
than done. Individuat bedrooms help malie this 
job a little easier 

Union's high academic standards mean taking 
hard tests. These underclassmen have learned 
quickly the importance of studying. 

Ok, WluitA YmJ 

A Year Of Accomplishment 

"Oh What a Year!' This 
school year has been incredible. 
Never has Union seen so much 
change, so much activity, so 
much accomplishment. As the 
year comes to a close, we look 
back with a sense of pride. The 
year 1988 was full of achieve- 
ment, both big and small. 
Throughout the yearbook we 
captured the big accomplish- 
ments that everyone knows 
about. For example, ground- 
breaking, inauguration of Presi- 
dent Barefoot, and the Lady Bull- 
dogs advancing to Kansas City. 
These accomplishments will al- 
ways be in our memories. But 
what about the smaller, individ- 
ual accomplishments. Like Cath- 
erine Carroll being named Ten- 
nessee Student Nurse of the 

Year, or Mark Ring being accept- 
ed at Yale. These individual ac- 
complishments prove that hard 
work and dedication will bring 

There are. however, even 
smaller accomplishments, that 
we sometimes overlook and for- 
get. Maybe it's getting that date 
with Mr. or Miss Right, or getting 
an A on that all-important test, 
or maybe, it's making a deadline 
on the yearbook or newspaper. 
These accomplishments happen 
everyday. We shouldn't take 
them for granted, but enjoy them 
while they last. 

So when you look back on 
1988. don't forget those smaller 
accomplishments, because in 
their own way, they are just as 
important as the big ones. 

Senior Index 


Education; Minor : English; Chi Omega; Sigma 
Alpha Iota: corresponding secretary; Sigma Tau 
Delta: treasurer; U.U. Chorus; U.U. Singers; Cov- 

BESS. JON MICHAEL B.A.. Art; Minon Edu- 
cation; Kappa Pi: president and vice president; 
U.U. Dean's List; National Dean's List. 

ment/Marketing; Minor: Economics/Finance; 
Taylor Pre-legal Society; Business Club: senator. 

ing; Lamplighters; U.U. Student Nurses Associa- 


ment/Marketing; Minor: English. 
BLACKWELL JAY H B.S.. Economics/Fin- 

ance; Minor: Management/Marketing; Lambda 
Chi Alpha: Secretary. All -Sing Director, B.S.U.; 
S.G.A.: vice president; Pageant Singers. 
BLALACK. LESLIE B.S.. Biology; Minor: 

Chemistry; Chi Omega: Panhellenic. Spirit 
Chairman; Alpha Tau Omega: little sister — vice 
president, social chairman; Alpha Chi; Sigma 
Zeta; Campus Favorite; Psychology Club: trea- 
surer; National Panhellenic Council: vice-presi- 
dent; U.U. Dean's List; National Dean's List; 
Who's Who. 

cation Arts; Minor: French; Cardinal § Cream: 
staff writer; U.U. Dean's Lest. 
tary Education/P.E.; Chi Omega; F.CA.; Dorm 
Council; History Club; P.E. Club: president; 
S.T.E.A.: president; Pep Club: co-president. 
BRAN FORD. RICHARD A.. JR. B.S.. Psychol- 
ogy: Minor: Religion; Alpha Chi; B.S.U.; Psychol- 
ogy Club; C.R.V. 

ence; Minor: Math; Lambda Chi Alpha: secre- 
tary, scholastic chairman; Alpha Chi: senator; 
Kappa Mu Epsilon; B.S.U.; S.G.A.: senator; Lest 
We Forget: photographer; U.U. Dean's Lest; Na- 
tional Dean's List; Who's Who. 
BRILEY. BRENDA GAIL B.S.. Elementary Edu- 

cation; Minor: none; Alpha Chi; U.U. Dean's List. 
BROOKS. SONDRA KAY B.S.. Elementary 


Philosophy; Minor: Greek; M.A.: vice-president; 
History Club; HI. Hester Award; Who's Who. 

gement/Marketing; Minor: Political Science. 
Minor: Mathematics; Business Club; Outdoor 
Sports Club. 

BUGG. TRAGI LYNN B.A.. Social Work; Mi- 
nor: Office Admin.; B.S.W.; Psychology Club; 
Business Club. 

sychology; Zeta Tau Alpha: Zeta Man; Lambda 
Chi Alpha: president; B.S.U.: revival teams; M.A 
president; S.G.A.: president; Campus Favorite. 
Mr. Union; Homecoming Committee; C.R.V. 
Prexy Club. 


gy; B.S.U.; STEA. 

BURTON. STAN B.S., Economics/Finance; 

Minor: Management/Marketing; B.CF.; Business 


Education; Jr. Resident Assistant. 

ing; Lamplighters: vice president; U.U. Chorus; 
U.U. S.N. A.: vice president; UUSNA Director 
Community Health Services; U.U. Dean's List; 
National Dean's List. 

CARTER. VERA JEAN B.S.. Social Work; Mi- 
nor. Office Admin.; B.S.U.; U.U. Chorus. 

tary Education; Minor: Kindergarten endorse- 
ment; Chi Omega: Secretary, assistant person- 
nel; Alpha Tau Omega; little sister — vice 
president, social; Alpha Chi; F.C.A.; Campus Fa- 
vorite; STEA: vice president; Student Founda- 
tion: cheerleader U.U. Dean's List; National 
Dean's List; Who's Who; Peer Counselor Home- 
coming Queen. 
CHAUHAN. CHITRA M. . . B.S.. Accounting; 

Minor: Economics/Finance; Business Club. 

nor: Secondary Education-. Alpha Chi: Phi Alpha 
Theta: History Club: U.U. Dean's List; National 
Deans List; Who's Who. 

CHRISTMAS. AMANDA K. B.S.. Elementary 

Education; Zeta Tau Alpha: Zeta Man Coordina- 
tor; STEA. 

tary Education: Chi Omega: activities chairman, 
display chairman: History Club: STEA; STEC 

Management/Marketing; Chi Omega; Alpha Tau 
Omega: little sister — treasurer, secretary, 
scrapbook; ATO Sweetheart; Kappa Pi: secre- 
tary/treasurer; F.CA.; U.U. Singers; S.A.C. 
CLAUS. JULIE BETH B.A.. Communication; 

Minor: Speech/Theatre: Drama: Curious Savage. 
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, A Conversa- 
tion with the Good Doctor; C.R.V.; Pi Kappa 
Delta: president; U.U. Dean's List; National 
Dean's List; Broadcast Lab Assistant; Speech/ 
Debate Team — State Champion. 
COOK. LINDA JEAN A.S.N.. Nursing; Lamp- 
lighters; UUSNA. 

COOPER. ROBIN RENEE B.S.. Psychology; 

Minor: Biology; Zeta Tau Alpha: senator, ritual- 
ist; Lambda Chi Alpha: crescent; BSU: vice presi- 
dent, social chairman; FCA; SGA: senator; Lest 
We Forget: photographer and writer; Summer 
Missionary; Psychology Club; Student Founda- 
tion: telemarketing; CRV; Outdoor Club; Out- 
standing Young Women of America. 

munication; Minor: History; Chi Omega: SGA: 
freshmen activities council; Cardinal § Cream: 
staff writer; Taylor Pre-Legal Society; Linguae 
Mundi; International Club. 

ence; Minor: Secondary Education/Business Ad- 
min.; Sigma Alpha Epsilon: sergeant at arms; 
Interfraternity Council: president; Prexy Club. 
CRITES, L. THOMAS B.A., Communication 

Arts; Minor: English; Alpha Psi Omega; BSU: 
Majesty. Spots teams; Drama: Snoopy, Pilgrim; 
Circle K: president; Speech Team. 


nication Arts; Minor: Management/Marketing. 
CROSSNOE. TAMMY S. B.S.. Elementary 



Science; Minor: Secondary Education; History 
Club: Asst. treasurer; STEA: treasurer. 

DAMONS. BART LEWIS B.A.. Religion; Mi- 

nor. Music/Piano; Phi Mu Alpha: treasurer; Min. 
Assn.; Chorus; C.R.V.; All-Sing Producer; U.U. 
Dean's List; National Dean's List. 
ment/Marketing; Minor: Psychology. 

Computer Science; Minor: Secondary Education; 
Chi Oega; Honors; Alpha Chi; Phi Sigma Iota; 
Kappa Mu Epsilon: treasurer, vice president; Sig- 
ma Zeta; Lest We Forget; Drama: Cinderella, 
Showboat, Life with Father, Ah Wilderness, Curi- 
ous Savage; ACM: treasurer, secretary; STEA; 
Linguae Mundi: secretary; U.U. Dean's List; Na- 
tional Dean's List; Who's Who; Best Supporting 
Actress 1986. 


Minor. Psychology; Zeta Tau Alpha: historian, 
reporter, service chairman; BSU: summer mis- 
sionary; Psychology Club; Linguae Mundi: presi- 


ment/Marketing: Minor: Economics/Finance; 
Chi Omega; Alpha Tau Omega: little sister, pres- 
ident; Student Foundation: telemarketing; Busi- 
ness Club. 

ing; Minor Management/Marketing; Business 

ELROD. KAREN JEAN B.S.. Management/ 

Marketing; Minor Sociology; Circle K; Business 
Club: senator; SGA: Senator. 

Education; Minor.- Kindergarten Endorsement. 
FLY, CHARLES EDWARD B.S., Management/ 
Marketing; Minor: Health; Business Club; Base- 
ball: manager. 

FOWLER. LORA BETH B.S.. Social Work/P- 

sychology; Pi Gamma Mu; U.U. Dean's List. 
gy; Minor: Office Admin.; FCA; Lest We Forget; 
Psychology Club; Business Club: membership 
committee. Partners in Education. 

Minor: Economics/Finance; U.U. Dean's List; 
National Dean's List. 

nor: History; Baseball. 

GOOCH. PATRICIA D. B.S., Accounting; Mi- 
nor. Management/Marketing; Business Club. 
min.; Minor: Business Admin.; FCA; Cardinal § 
Cream: typesetter- Business Club; U.U. Dean's 
List; National Dean's List. 

GREER TERESA LYNN B.S., Management/ 

Marketing/Psychology; Chi Omega: rush chair- 
man, chapter supper chairman, pledge class vice 
president; Sigma Alpha Epsilon: litle sister, sec- 
retary; Lest We Forget: asst. section editor, sec- 
tion editor; Psychology Club: secretary; Student 
Foundation: public relations chairman; National 
Panhellenic Council: treasurer. 

munications; Minor: Management/Marketing; 
Sigma Alpha Epsilon: little sister, coordinator. 
All -Sing director; SGA: Jr. treasurer; Campus Fa- 
vorite; Cardinal S Cream; U.U. Chorus; U.U. 
Singers; Student Foundation; Tennis. 

tion Arts; Minor: Music/Religion; BSU; SGA: 
senator; U.U. Chorus; U.U. Singers; Linguae 
Mundi; CRV; Operettas: Trial By Jury. Pirates of 


Science; Minor: Secondary Education. 

counting; Minor: Economics/Finance; U.U. 
Dean's List; National Dean's List. 
HART, RANDY RAY B.S., Math; Minor: His- 
tory/Secondary Education; Kappa Mu Epsilon: 
historian; History Club: secretary; U.U. Dean's 


ing; Minor: Management/Marketing. 
Finance; Minor: Management/Marketing; Chi 
Omega: Wise Guy; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Taylor 
Pre-Legal Society; Business Club. 
Minor: Management/Marketing; Chi Omega: 
Wise Guy; Sigma Alpha Epsilon: little sister co- 
ordinator, asst. rush chairman; Alpha Chi; FCA; 
SGA: senate, Jr. and Sr. vice president; Dorm 
Council: treasurer; Business Club: treasurer; 
U.U. Dean's List; National Dean's List; Mr. Cam- 

B.S., P.E.; Mi- P"t 


Work; Minor: Psychology; Alpha Chi; Pi Gamma 
Mu: secretary/treasurer; U.U. Dean's List; Na- 
tional Dean's List. 

HOUSE, SANDY L. B.S., Communications; 

Minor: Political Science; Zeta Tau Alpha: intra- 
mural director, rush skit producer; BSU; Dorm 
Council: president, senior RA; Drama: House 
manager for Conversation with a Good Doctor, 
and Snoopy; Symphonic Band; Speech and De- 
bate Team; Prexy Club; Secretary Resident Life 
Board: Greek Expansion Committee; Asst. Dir. 
Women's Housing; All -Sing. 
HUNT, TIFFANI LYNN B.A.. Social Work; 

Minor: Psychology; Zeta Tau Alpha; Lambda Chi 
Alpha: crescent; BSU; FCA; Campus Favorite; 
U.U. Chorus; U.U. Singers. 

(Pre-Med); Minor: Math; Alpha Chi; Kappa Mu 
Epsilon: historian, treasurer. Sigma Zeta; U.S. 
Achievement Academy Natural Science Award; 
UU Dean's List; National Dean's List; Who's 


Nursing; Chi Omega: personnel; Sigma Alpha 
Epsilon: little sister Lamplighters. 

puter Science: Minor: Business Admin./History: 
Lambda Chi Alpha: high Sigma: Stage Band: 
Symphonic Band. 

Minor: Management/Marketing: U.U. Chorus; 
U.U. Singers: History Club: Business Club. 
JETT. STEVEN RULEY B.S.. Management/ 

Marketing: Minor: Economics/Finance: Chi 
Omega: Wise Guy: Sigma Alpha Epsilon: EC A: 
Basketball: team MVP Sr. yean Baseball. 

ment/Marketing: Minor: Accounting: Chi Ome- 
ga: chapter correspondent, lodge manager, pref- 
erence chairman: SGA: senator: Dorm Council: 
Lest We Forget; Business Club: U.U. Dean's List: 
National Dean's List: Who's Who: Homecoming 
Committee: Fashion Show Co-Chairman: Miss 
Union Pageant Rep. 

JONES, D. MICKI B.A., Religion/Communi- 
cation: BSU: Ex. Secretary, Public Relations Di- 
rector: BYW: U.U. Chorus; U.U. Singers; CRV: 
Outstanding Young Women of America. 

Communications; FCA: president, treasurer: UU 
Chorus; Psychology Club; CRV; Prexy Club. 

nor: Economics/Finance; Sigma Alpha Epsilon: 
asst. Treasurer: Circle K: vice president. 

ment/Marketing; Minor: Office Admin.: Psy- 
chology Club: Business Club. 

KAIL, NANCY CAROL B.A., English: Minor: 

Secondary Education; Sigma Tau Delta; STEA. 
KELLEY, GINA RENEE B.A.. Communica- 

tions; Minor: Theatre; BSU: Impact director: Pi 
Kappa Delta: vice president; CRV: Drama: 
Christmas Carol, The Curious Savage, Snow 
White and Seven Dwarfs, stage manager for 
Glass Manegerie; Union Tony award for best 
actress for The Curious Savage; Speech team: 
state champion, after-dinner speaker. 
KELLEY, LISA DAWN A.S.N., Nursing: Alpha 
Tau Omega: little sisten Lamplighters. 
Minor: Englilsh/Religious Education: Chi Ome- 
ga; Psychology Club: Student Foundation. 
KEYS, LARRY D. B.S., P.E.; Minor: Health 





ment/Marketing; Minor: Economics/Finance: 
BCF; Business Club. 
KING, PAUL WAYNE B.S., Accounting; Mi- 


Minor: Secondary Education/Business Admin.; 
Chi Omega: pledge trainer, vice president: Sigma 
Alpha Epsilon: little sister; Sigma Tau Delta: 
president: SGA: Soph., Jr., Sr., class secretary; 
Campus Favorite; U.U. Singers: Pageant Singers: 
Homecoming Committee; U.U. Dean's List; Na- 
tional Dean's List: Who's Who. 

Minor. Secondary Education; Alpha Chi: P.E. 
Club: vice president: Scholastic All-American; 
U.U. Dean's List; National Dean's List. 



MARTIN, SYBILE GAYE B.S., Office Admin. 
Minor: Communications; U.U. Singers: secretary. 
Proclamation: Miss Union Rep.; U.U. Dean's List, 
National Dean's List; Who's Who. 
MATLOCK, DAVID LYNN B.S., Psychology: 

Minor: Sociology. 

omics/Finance: Minor: Management/Marketing, 
Sigma Alpha Epsilon: BSU: FCA; SGA: senator. 
SAC: sergeant in arms; Circle K: Business Club 
president: Ski Club: president: Prexy Club. 
Who's Who Among American Junior Colleges. 
U.U. Dean's List: National Dean's List: Who's 


mics/Finance: Minor: Management/Marketing; 
Sigma Alpha Epsilon: social chairman. 

gement/Marketing: Minor: Accounting: Circle K; 
Business Club: U.U. Dean's List: National Dean's 

Minor: Psychology; BSU: BYW. Dorm Council: 
fire marshall, senator-, U.U. Chorus; Psychology 


Education; Minor: Secondary Education; Alpha 
Chi; Phi Mu Alpha: Sweetheart; Sigma Alpha 
Iota: treasurer; U.U. Chorus; U.U. Singers: trea- 
surer; CRV; U.U. Dean's List; National Dean's 
List; Who's Who. 


tions; Chi Omega; Alpha Tau Omega: little sis- 
ter; FCA; Student Foundation; Business Club. 

ment/Marketing; Minor: Communications; Zeta 
Tau Alpha: Panhellenic delegate; Sigma Alpha 
Epsilon: little sister treasurer; BSU; FCA; SGA: 
Senate; National Panhellenic Council: vice pres- 
ident, president; Business Club; Prexy Club. 
MYERS, MELODI MAE B.S.. Math; Minor. 

Computer Science/Secondary Education; Alpha 
Chi: treasurer; Kappa Mu Epsilon: president, 
secretary; Sigma Zeta: secretary; History Club; 
ACM; STEA; Prexy Club; U.U. Dean's List; Na- 
tional Dean's List; Who's Who. 

Management/Marketing; BCF: vice president. 
gy; Minor. French; Phi Sigma Iota; Pi Gamma 
Mu; Psychology Club; Linguae Mundi: treasurer. 
Foreign Language Award; Who's Who. 


ment/Marketing; Minor. Economics/Finance/ 
Communication Arts; Zeta Tau Alpha: Zeta 
Man; Lambda Chi Alpha: president, social chair- 
man, alumni secretary, intramural director. IFC 
rep.; Interfraternity Council: president, vice 
president, secretary; Dorm Council: president; 
Campus Favorite; Student Foundation: vice 
president, tours chairman; SAC; Business Club; 
U.U. Deans List. 

OTEY. KAM 5. B.S., Biology/Management/ 

Marketing; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Alpha Chi: vice 
president; Sigma Zeta: social chairman; SGA: 
vice president — freshman; Business Club; U.U. 
Dean's List; National Dean's List; Who's Who. 


ing; Minor Economics/Finance; Sigma Alpha 
Epsilon: president, vice president, treasurer, 
rush chairman; SGA: sophomore vice president; 
Interfraternity Council: representative; Business 
Club; Prexy Club. 


ing; Minor Office Administration; BSU; BYW: 
secretary; Symphonic Band; National Dean's 


Nursing; Lamplighters. 

PHILLIPS, MARTY ROY B.A., English; Minor 
Pre-law; Alpha Chi: president; Sigma Tau Delta 
vice president; BSU: revival teams; U.U. Chorus, 
U.U. Singers: president; Taylor Pre-Legal Society. 
Student Foundation; U.U. Dean's List; National 
Dean's List; Who's Who. 

POINDEXTER, ROGER E B.S.. Management/ 
Marketing; Minor: Economics/Finance; BSU: so- 
cial chairperson, summer missionary, SPOTS 
teams, revival teams, backyard Bible club; Busi- 
ness Club. 


tion Arts; Minor: Management/Marketing; BSU; 
FCA; U.U. Chorus: SAC: president; Cheerleader 
captain; peer counselor. 


Minor Biology/Math; Alpha Chi: Kappa Mu Ep- 
silon: secretary; Sigma Zeta: president; Prexy 
Club; Chemistry lab assistant; U.U. Dean's List; 
National Dean's List; Who's Who. 

counting; Minor Prelaw; Alpha Tau Omega: 
secretary, treasurer, social chairman, alumni 
chairman, pledge trainer; SGA: freshman trea- 
surer Interfraternity Council; Taylor Pre-Legal 
Society: treasurer Business Club; Miss Union 
Pageant: assistant producer, set director, direc- 
tor and producer. 

BSU: puppet chairperson; Lamplighters; UUSNA. 


Physics; Lambda Chi Alpha: Alpha Chi: Kappa 
Mu Epsilon; U.U. Dean's List: National Dean's 
List: Who's Who. 

Lamplighters: UUSNA: Nursing class library rep. 
RIAL KERRY NELSON B.S.. Management/ 

Marketing: Minon Accounting: Sigma Alpha Ep- 
silon: librarian; Cardinal 3 Cream: staff writer: 
Lest We Forget: section editor, editor-in-chief; 
Prexy Club; Outstanding Young Men of Ameri- 

RING. MARK MILTON B.M.. Organ Perfor- 

mance; Honors: Alpha Chi: Phi Mu Alpha: presi- 
dent, music director: U.U. Chorus: accompanist; 
U.U. Singers: vice president, business manager; 
Syphonic Band; Brass Quintet: Collegium Musi- 
cum; Prexy Club; U.U. Dean's List: National 
Dean's List; Who's Who. 

Med. (P.E.); Minor: Church recreation; Lambda 
Chi Alpha; BSU: summer missionary: Campus 
Favorite: P.E. Club: CRV; SAC: Cheerleader. 

Science: Minon Business Administration/Math; 
Alpha Chi; ACM: U.U. Dean's List; National 
Dean's List; Who's Who. 


Education: Minon Secondary Education; Alpha 
Chi: Phi Mu Alpha: secretary, music director; 
U.U. Chorus: U.U. Singers; Symphonic Band; 
Proclamation: CRV: All-Sing Direct on Out- 
standing Young Men of America: U.U. Dean's 
List: National Dean's List. 
ROZAR, KAREN LYNN B.A., History: Minon 
Political Science: Phi Alpha Theta: vice presi- 
dent: Cardinal S Cream: staff writer; History 
Club: president. 

ten SGA: senator, president pro-tern., jr. and sr. 
president: Dorm Council: rep.: Campus Favorite; 
peer counselor: Homecoming Committee: BSU: 
summer missionary. SPOTS: Student Founda- 
tion: co-chairman telemarketing: National Pan- 
hellenic Council: president: Prexy Club: Busi- 
ness Club: U.U. Dean's List: National Dean's List; 
Who's Who: Homecoming Queen. 

puter Science; Minon Secondary Education; Al- 
pha Chi; Kappa Mu Epsilon; ACM; U.U. Dean's 
List; National Dean's List. 

SIMELTON. JOHN PAUL B.S.. Management/ 
Marketing: Minon Psychology; Business Club. 
Science/Art; Kappa Pi: treasurer; Cardinal 3 
Cream; U.U Chorus: ACM; U.U. Dean's List: Na- 
tional Dean's List. 

SMITH. ROBBIE D. B.S., Social Science/P.E.; 

Minor: Secondary Education; BSU: council, pub- 
lic relations; BYW president: SGA: senator: His- 
tory Club: P.E. Club: treasurer. 
SMITH, TAMERA LEANN B.S.. Management/ 
Marketing/Psychology; Zeta Tau Alpha; BSU; 
BYW; Cardinal 3 Cream: photography editor; 
SAC: secretary/treasurer, historian: Circle K: 
treasurer: Business Club; Outstanding Young 
Women of America: Wellness Seminar Commit- 
tee: SPOTS: peer counselor. 
nor: Chemistry; Alpha Tau Omega: treasurer; 
Thomas Arkle Clarck Award: U.U. Dean's List: 
National Dean's List. 


Secondary Education; Phi Mu Alpha: warden, 
chaplain; BSU: SPOTS, revival teams; SGA; Dorm 
Council: vice president; P.E. Club: CRV. 

Admin.: Minon Management/Marketing: BSU: 
Business Club. 

tary Education: BSU, BYW: STEA. 

SAGE JANE ANN B.S.. Management/Mar- 

keting: Minon Psychology: Chi Omega: pledge 
trainer, pledge class president, Panhellenic rep., 
Greek Historian; Sigma Alpha Epsilon: little sis- 

Spanish: Minon Honors: Honors: president, vice 
president, secretary, treasurer; Alpha Chi: Jr. 
speaker award: Phi Sigma Iota: Sigma Tau Delta; 
Torch; Drama: Glass Menagerie; Linguae Mundi: 
National Dean's List. 

ing; Minor: Economics/Finance; FCA-. secretary/ 
treasurer; Business Club: Baseball. 
Lamplighters; UUSNA. 


chology: Minor: French/Honors; Zeta Tau Al- 
pha: first vice president, scholastic achievement 
chairmen: Honors: president; BSU: summer mis- 
sionary; Dorm Council: resident life board: Psy- 
chology Club: treasurer; Linguae Mundi; Prexy 
Club; Peer Counselor. U.U. Dean's List; National 
Deans List; Who's Who. 
TRAN. NGOC HAO B.S., Biology; Minor. 

Chemistry/Math; Kappa Mu Epsilon; Sigma Zeta. 
International Club: treasurer, U.U. Dean's List. 
Who's Who. 


ment/Marketing: Minor: Art; Sigma Alpha Epsi- 
lon: chaplain, recorder. Homecoming commit- 
tee: Business Club. 

ing; Minor: Management/Marketing. 
TROUT. KELLY ANNE B.S.. Management/ 

Marketing; Minor: Economics/Finance: Alpha 
Chi: Pi Gamma Mu: BSU: council; BYW; FCA; 
Lest We Forget; U.U. Chorus; History Club; SAC; 
Business Club: Outdoor Club; U.U. Dean's List; 
National Dean's List. 


Science; Minor Management/Marketing; Lamb- 
da Chi Alpha: high Tau; U.U. Chorus. 
gy/Religion; BSU; Min. Assn.; Psychology Club; 
Linguae Mundi; CRV. 


Work; Minor. Communications; Pi Gamma Mu: 
president; Psychology Club; CRV; Pi Kappa Del- 
ta: president; National Dean's List. 
Pi Gamma Mu; FCA; Psychology Club: vice pres- 
ident; Lamplighters; Student Foundation; Cur- 
riculum committee in nursing. 
VINSON. SHERRY B.S.. Social Work: Minor 
Nursing (1976).^ 


Work/Religion; Pi Gamma Mu; Min. Assn.; U.U. 
Chorus; CRV; U.U. Dean's List. 

tary Education. 

ment/Marketing; Minor Accounting; Business 
Club: BasebaU. 

WEBB, AMYALENE B.S., Elementary Educa- 
tion; Zeta Tau Alpha: senator, historian/re- 
porter, president, best pledge; Lambda Chi Al- 
pha: crescent; STEA; Panhellenic Council: 
publicity chairman. 


mics/Finance; Minor. Management/Marketing; 
Circle K: president; Business Club; Baseball; U.U. 
Dean's List; National Dean's List. 

min.; Minor: Communication Arts; BSU; U.U. 
Chorus; CRV; SAC; Business Club: secretary: 
Outdoor Club: president. 
nor: Psychology; Sigma Alpha Iota: sergeant of 
arms, publicity chairman; BSU; U.U. Chorus; 
CRV; SGA: senator 


Nursing; Lamplighters; UUSNA: National Stu- 
dent Nurses Association. 
Secondary Education; Chi Omega: president, 
personnel; Sigma Alpha Epsilon: little sister; 
Honors; Campus Favorite; Student Foundation; 
Who's Who. 

Marketing; Minor Communications; Sigma Al- 
pha Epsilon: correspondent; Honors; BSU: Im- 
pact drama; SGA: sophomore treasurer Drama: 
Cinderella, Curious Savage; ADM; Linguae Mun- 
di: Business Club; U.U. Dean's List; National 
Dean's List. 

WILSON. JERRY PAUL B.S.. Biology: Minor 

Chemistry; Sigma Zeta: vice president: BSU: U.U. 
Dean's List: National Dean's List. 
nor English; Kappa Pi; Graves Gold Leaf Cup 

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A large crowd filled with parents, rela- 
tives, and friends attended the graduation 

Caps flew into the air as the 
exercises came to a close. Many 
had waited for this exact mo- 
ment to rejoice in their 


The Big Day Finally Comes 

On May 28, 1988, at 
6:00pm, it finally ar- 
rived — GRADUA- 
TION. The event the 
seniors had worked for 
over the past four years 
finally happened. Some 
three hundred gradu- 
ates walked across the 
stage, received their di- 
ploma, and moved 
their tassles, signifying 
the right of passage for 
those fortunate few 
that have accom- 
plished what all college 
students dream about 
and strive for. 

During the weekend, 
the seniors participated 
in a rehearsal and lun- 
cheon on Friday. On 

Saturday the Baccalau- 
reate Service took 
place. This year's 
speaker was Dr. Ken- 
neth P. Story. But it was 
the graduation exer- 
cises that everyone 
came to see. 

At six o'clock, the 
exercise began. The 
traditional procession- 
al began with Senior 
class president Jane 
Ann Sage leading the 
way with the school 
banner, followed by the 
faculty, and finally the 
graduates. This year 
Dr. G. Wayne Brown of 
Belmont College gave 
the graduation ad- 
dress. He encouraged 

the graduates to make 
a difference in the 
world and to believe 
they could change it. 

After the address, 
the conferring of de- 
grees took place. The 
class was presented to 
President Barefoot and 
then the diplomas were 
presented to each 

Immediately follow- 
ing the conferring of 
degrees, class presi- 
dent, Jane Ann Sage, 
presented the class gift 
to the university. The 
class left money for dis- 
play cases to be placed 
in the entry hall of the 
new business building. 

President Barefoot 
then awarded the two 
top awards given to 
Seniors. The Highest 
Academic Achieve- 
ment award went to 
Melodi Myers who had 
a perfect 4.0 GPA. The 
Tigrett Medal for the 
outstanding graduate 
went to Jane Ann Sage. 

As we said goodbye 
to these people who 
had come to mean so 
much to us over the 
past few years, there 
was some sadness, but 
we knew that they were 
ready for the world and 
would be prime exam- 
ples of Union's quality 

Suzanne Thompson moves the tjssle. stgnitying 
the completion of her college education. Just 
over 300 seniors graduated from Union Universi- 

/ Closing 

Ok WU;/\ YmJ 

1988 Lest We 

Yearbook Staff 

Editor in Chief Kerry Rial 

Assistant Editor Jerome Teel 

Executive Secretary Terrie Powers 

Section Editors: 

Trite-n- Trivia kelly Troutt 

Campus Life Teresa Greer 

Organizations Beth Dennis 

Greeks fi^ary Todd Matlock 

Sports Jerome Teel 

Academics Rob Brown 

Classes Jimmy Graves 

Staff Gina Butler 

Staff Cherly Corley 

Staff Brent Davis 

Photographer Tammy Smith 

Photographer Brian Killian 

Photographer Jan Humphreys 

Photographer Steve Williams 

Advisor Bob Shuttleworth 

Editor-In - Chief 
Kerry N. Rial 

So the yearbook is finally fin- 
ished! There were times I didn't 
think it ever would be or that I was 
going to make it through the year. 
But now that it is finished, I'm glad 
I did it. All those long hours of 
drawing layouts, writing copy, 
waiting on pictures have paid off 
There is so much work that goes 
into a yearbook, and no one person 
can do it all. And so now that it is 
finished, it is time for me to give my 
thanks that are so much deserved. 
First. I would like to thank my par- 
ents for all their support, love, and 

— Bob Shuttleworth, for having 
faith in me to make the right deci- 
sions and to put together a quality 
yearbook, and for all those long 
hours in the darkroom. 

— Johnny Cole, our Josten 's Sale 

Representative, for all of his advice 
and help. Johnny always had an 
answer for every question I had. 

— Teresa Greer, for being the Out- 
standing Staff Member of the Year- 
book. Teresa was Campus Life sec- 
tion editor. She did a great job 
seeing it from the very beginning to 
the very end. 

— Kelly Troutt, for going beyond 
the call of duty. More than once 
Kelly was asked to help on a sec- 
tion that wasn't even hers. 

— Beth Dennis, for taking the 
hardest section of the yearbook — 
Organizations. She orchestrated 
the numerous groups with pictures, 
retakes, and copy. 

— Terrie Powers, for all those last 
minute typing assignments and 
complaining only occasionally 
when she could have many times 

— Dana Cox, for all those psychia 
try sessions over lunch and all her 
hard work on last year's yearbook. 

And last but certainly not least, 
to God, for giving me the strength, 
patience, and determination to see 
this job through. 

I would also like to thank all the 
rest of the staff who worked so 
hard to make the yearbook 

I would also like to wish Susan 
Watt and Laurin Smith, next year's 
editor and assistant editor, the best 
of luck and know that they will do 
a great job. 

In closing, the yearbook staff 
hopes you enjoy this edition of the 
Lest We Forget. We hope you find 
that it captured the major events, 
and the memories of the 1988 
school year. 

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