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"A Mid-Summer Night's Dream" was
certainly a dream come tme for many
Lebanon Valley theater goers. Fulfilhng
a true actors' dream is a chance to have
a role in a classic by the Bard of Avon.
The settings were amazing, the costumes
were beautiful, the make-up was
perfection, but most impressive were the
portrayals of Shakespeares' immortal
characters by the aspiring thespians of
LVC. Many new faces graced the stage
of LVC for the first time in this
production and showed great promise of
things to come. Although fall semester is
not mid-summer, the nights of
production quickly moved the campus to
the forests and a land where fairies and
humans share the common problems of
being in love.
S2 Studait Life,
_ unny ^ing
avvcncd on the
^^Way to the ^orum
"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way
to the Fomm" and lots of funny things
happened backstage. This dehghtful and
entertaining production sponsored by the
Wig and Buckle Society brought the
slightly risque and definitely complex
problems of the Roman citizeniT to life
;in Leady Theater. This mid-Febmary
event was capably supenised by our
veiT own Dr. Piy and effectively showed
off the comedic talents of the LVC
students. The technical wonders of Steve
Spiese made this musical flow even more
smoothly. Our campus surely does have
many talented vocalists. The double-
lentendre was raised or lowered,
depending on your standards to new
levels with this tongue in cheek creation.
^udait Life, 33
Scott Payonk, as John Proctor, Colby
Hilker, as Deputy-Govenor Danforth,
and Nick Curry, as Reverand Samuel
Parris were outstanding as the three male
leads in Arthur Miller's The Crucible .
The female lead of Mary Warren
portrayed by Liz Pierce was also very
believable in this timeless and thought-
provoking chronicle of greed, jealousy
and mass hysteria. Particular/ poignant
was this production as our country was
once again facing war adn confronted by
hatred of those who differ from
ourselves. Again the Hghting, sets and
costumes were great assets to this show.
Student director Natahe Dize and all of
her production staff did a magnificent
job with this play. A bit startUng was
the choice of the alternative ending
which dramatically re-enforced the evil
men can do to each other.
S4 ^uMr LiA.
Each year many Lebanon Valley College
students travel over-seas to study for a
semester. Lebanon Valley has many
wonderful programs that allow students
to gain the experience of traveling
abroad while still fulfilling many of their
major requirements. The dedicated LVC
faculty has made it possible to study
abroad in even the most demanding
majors without jepordizing your
education. Students can travel to a
variety of locations including London.
Spain, New Zealand. Italy. England.
France, Greece, the Netherlands and
Australia. There are even off-campus
opportunities for those who do not wish
to leave the country in Philadelphia and
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Homecoming Weekend 2002 was a very busy
one indeed. The weather was beautiful and
provided a wonderful backdrop to the
festivities. The 1953-1955 Men's Baskeball
teams had a reunion and were honored at the
football game. Other reunions on campus
this weekend were the classes of 1987, 1992
and 1997, celebrating their fifteenth, tenth,
and fifth year reunions. Athletic events of
the weekend included home games by the
Field hockey. Volleyball, Women's Tennis,
and Football teams. Those in attendance
were also treated to a spectacular
performance by the Marching Band. This
year's Hall of Fame inductees were: Brooks
Slatcher '62, Tom Nussbaum '80, Robert
Johnston '84. Cindy (Sladek) Chimino '90,
and Jennifer (Deardorff) Atkinson '86.
3b ^iuU Life,
The 2003 Pride of the Valley Marching
Band is the principle band experience
for the fall semester. Membership in the
Symphonic and Marching Band is open
to anyone in the College community.
During the fall semester, the marching
band performs at home football games.
Many non-music majors participate in
these groups. This year's Pride of the
Valley also attended several shows in
addition to playing at games. During the
spring semester, the symphonic band
performs at a spring concert and at
Commencement. Unfortunately this
year the senior symphonic band
selection was cut from Commencement
due to inclement weather.
^udiMt Life, 37
Qhcrry ^fossom ^cstivaf
The first Annual Cherry
Blossom was a success.
The dates were changed to
coincide with the
blossoming of the chern,'
trees that line Sheridan
Ave: however the extensive
snow fall this winter had
the trees blooming later
So SaJent Life,
Thi. long standing tiadition of
concerts continued this year.
The evening concerts again
contained a mix of originals
and cover bands. Lic|uid A
returned by popular demand to
headline the event. The festival
committee managed to work
with the smallest budget they've
had in several years and still
pull of an amazingly well
organized and mn event. The
Chern' Blossom Festival is
looking to a briglit and cheery
future here at LVC.
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The seLond annual
Dutchmen Da\ was held
this \eai on a cool
Tuesda\ aftei Easter The
sk\ thieatened lam most of
the da\ however it held
oft until evening Students
en|o\ed having a day
without (.lasses to relax
spending time with hiends
40 SiM: Life,
Inflatable games areas this year
included the bungle walk, the
\ elcro wall, a giant obstacle
course, and an LVC favorite,
jousting. Students enjoyed the
relaxed atmosphere of picnics
for all three meals, and
homemade cotton cand\'
brightened many students" da\ s.
The day was a great opportunit\
for students and faculty to enjox
themselves and each other, and
to remind us that LVC is a
communit\ for learning.
Qudat Life. 41
C^^pus Xl^ity ^estWaf
This May the Chaplin's
Office sponsored a campus
wide Unity Festival. This
event was planned to bring
together the students,
faculty, staff and
administration in one last
event before they all went
their separate ways for the
42 Sthde£ Life,
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Despite a challenging schedule and some serious
setbacks, the Lebanon Valley College football team had
several indi\idual achievements. Four pla\ers-R\an
Brennan. Pete Henning. Adam Frantz and Scott Marek-
earned All MAC honors. Roger Poonnan and Mitchell
Nyman were named to the MAC All-Academic Team.
Tight end Scott Marek was also named to the ECAC
Southwest .All-Star Team. Brennan was also named as
an Honorable Mention .All-American by
D3football.com. These awards capped a year of growth
and of accomplishment by several individual players.
Right: Carter contemplates
Head Coach Mike ^
Silecchia enters his
sixth season as
LVC's head football
coach. He is the
22nd head coach in
the club's 105-year
Seniors: Ryan Brennan, Bob
Gemmell, Rich Kline,Tommy
Kuhn, Jim Lawlor, Chris Molite,
Anthony Pasquarella, Chris
Schmidt, Bernie Skadis
"lop; "Who's open'.'"
Middle: Perfect form!
Bottom: "Go. Pete, go!"
Left: Hats, (helmets) off to the
Under the direction of first-year head coach.
Laurel Martin, the Flying Dutchmen finished
12-8 in 2002 and gained their ninth straight
conference playoff appearance. Individually,
three players were named to the All
Commonwealth Team, six were named to the
MAC All Academic Team, ten made the
NFHCA Academic Squad and senior Sarah
Dietrich made second team All District.
Right: "And that's how you do
Below: The crowd enjoys a lull
and anticipates a victory.
Far below: Hungry for victory
and read\- to earn it.
Laurel Martin is in
her first season as
head coach of
Seniors: Jamie Bowman, Jenn
D'Emilio, Sarah Dietrich,
Danielle Grill, Jordan Jack, Jenna
Micozzi, Melissa Youse, Holly
Top: CpiStal Da\ is dashes down
Middle: Golfers ha\e it so easy and
don"t even know it.
Bottom: Enn Behne\ in the middle
Left: Fainn Hies fonvard.
In 2002 the Valley finished third in the
conference at 4-2-1 and with an overall record
of 12-6-2. which estabhshed a new single-
season record for wins. The team earned a
Commonwealth playoff bid for the third
consecutive season and also received their
inaugural ECAC tournament berth. In
addition, the team blanked Dickinson College
3-0 in the first round.
Right: Kick, don't trample!
Below: Planning a pla\'.
Below left: "Now that's using
Far Bottom: Follow the
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I n» n nil* st^
Middle: "May I
have this dance?"
Left: "We bad, uh
^cfy s Qoccer
The 2002 Women's Soccer Team went 1 1-6-2
for the season and finished in tbuilh place in
the Commonwealth Conference with a 4-2-2
record. The Dutchmen took eventual national
runner-up to Messiah College due to penalty
kicks before tailing 4-1 in the conference
semifinal. Numerous players earned
Commonwealth Conference honors as well.
Righl: Cool thinking and quick
kicking make a great combo.
Below: Katie gets Congrats!
Below left: Get ready here it
Seniors: Dawn Rumbley
7- 1 ( ^ \'
» « * irirj! If n
Top: Double dribble!
Middle: Get ready to
Bottom: The agony of
Lett: Keep your eye on
the ball concentrate,
In 2002 eight members of the cross-country team
ran their way onto the MAC All-Academic
Team. From the men's team. Dan Rau and
Jeremy Rea were named to the squad while the
women had six members named. Stacey
Rivenburg. .Alissa Byerly. Kim Citrone. Shannon
Gamble, Caitlin Flinn, and Leah Bergey were
named to the squad, capping an incredible year
tor several individuals on the squad and a
positive year for the team overall.
Right; It's nice to ha\e them all
Below: Leading the pack is what
Below left: The loneliness of the
long distance runner.
Kent Reed is
entering his 1 8th
season as head
coach of the men's
and women's cross
countiy teams at
College. He is
running up an
Seniors Men's Team:
Sean Carney and Dan Rau
Middle: Shannon and Jess
lead the way.
Bottom: Still going strong
despite the mud.
Lett: 0\er the ri\er and —no
not through the woods too!
LVC wrapped up the 2002 season with a 29-
12 record as the Flying Dutchmen set the
school record for single-season victories. The
Valley also qualified for the Commonwealth
playoffs and the ECAC Championships for the
second year in a row while picking up the
team's first-ever ECAC tournament victory,
building a head of steam to prepare for the
Right: It onh hurts if I move!
Below: The celling must be
Below left: It's a set up!
Bottom: Purcell puts the
"Fh Ina" into the Dutchmen.
Seniors: Steph George
Bottom: Bite \our tongue!
Left: Danielle Bonham
prepares to pounce.
In 2002 the Lady Dutchmen Tennis Team
compiled a 13-7 record. In addition to the
team's success. No. 1 singles player Amora
Cook earned a spot on the All-Commonwealth
Team. Sophia Kwon was a star for the Flying
Dutchmen in the 2002 campaign as she
notched a stellar 1 1-4 singles record. Chris
Jessen also had an amazing season, racking up
a 10-5 record.
Right: Return this!
Below: Senes you right!
Below left: That was a back
handed thing to do.
Bottom right: Keep your e\t
Cliff Myers is in his
tenth season as
head coach of the
team at Lebanon
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Coach Myers plans
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to keep lobbing
Seniors: Robyn Sotak and
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Top: Courting ro\all\ .
Middle: Sometime reaciiing
goals means stretching limits.
Bottom: A real player makes
it look easy.
Left: Do not tn' this at home
boys and girls.
\\ ith a 13-13 record this year. LVC Men's Basketball
built upon the standard of excellence that they have
established througliout their 99-year histon.'. Six members
of the team were recognized on the MAC All Academic
Team. Center Dan-en Pugli was also recognized with
multiple awards for his play.
Brad McAlester is
in his ninth season
as head coach of
the Lebanon Valley
With an eight-year
record of 144-74,
he is the program's
Seniors: Drew Brayford and
Middle: Way to go! Wa\ to go!
Bottom: Darren Pugh does his
Left: Play booi<? I thought you
In 2003 LVC ended the season with a superb
record of 21-6, including a 10-4 mark in
Commonwealth play. Stephanie Tighe was
honored with multiple awards for her play.
Seniors: Christine Bigler, Sarah
Dietrich, Kelly Ogurcak,Stephanie
Tighe, Andrea Zawalick
Middle: Taking flight
Bottom: Erin Eaby tells us how
she really feels.
Left: Sometimes defeated but
never daunted— we are a team!
In 2002-03 the Valley finished 20-6-1 overall
with a 14-2-0 mark in the Eastern College
Athletic Conference (ECAC) Northeast
Division and lost in the conference
championship game to Wentworth Institute of
Technology. 5-1. Several players were honored
with special awards, with senior Brian YingUng
being honored several times for his play.
Right: Too slow to beat the
Below: Are we on Candid
Left: Nohle and Fishbone show
how its done.
Seniors: Ben Kwon, Tim Rink,
Scott Schilling, Brian Yingling
Top: Scott Schilling skalcs for tlic
Middle: He started it! No. he did.
No, he did!
Bottom: LVC proves team work
Left: The best seats in the house for
The Swim Team sent 18 members to the MAC
Championship to compete on Valentines Day
where Kush and Greene established school
records. Ten members of the team were named
to the MAC Winter All Academic Team.
Swimmers qualified in both individual and relay
events. Kush currently holds or shares six_
school records. Greene also now holds six school
records and broke his own previous record in
the free style.
Right: Are they still behind me?
Below: Use the red eye flash
Below left: Hi Mom!
Bottom: I hate lime jello!
Gardner walks the
deck of the pool as
the proud captain
of her crew. She is
the most successful
coach in LVC
Seniors Men's Team: Walter Smith
Seniors Women's Team: Jennifer Brown,
Pamela Gaguski, Alacia Glessner, Arianne
Gomiak, Jennifer Palermo, Karen Penbeith,
Jordan Sigler, Holly Zimmerman
1 lip ; \lniosl there, almosi t|-
Middle; I will not smile for the
Bottom: You were joking about the
Let~t: 1 think I can. I think I can!
For the women's learn. Crystal Gibson '05 enjoyed a
spectacular spring season. After wrapping up her rookie
season as the starting point guard for the women's basketball
team. Gibson won both the high jump at both the MAC and
EC.^C Championships. She went on to finish fifth at the
NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships
to become LVC's 1 3th track & field Ail-American. Amy
Wagner '04 also made her presence felt, as she won the pole
vault at the MAC Outdoor Championships with a LVC and
MAC Championship-record vault of 10'3.25". On the men's
side. Ben Mellish '04 led the way, winning the bronze meda
in the 400-meter dash at the MAC Outdoor Championships
Right: Now. here's the plan.
Below: Leaping Lizards, we're
Below left: Lift those legs.
Bottom: Gi\e it vour best shot!
Kent Reed is entering
his 32nd season as head
coach of the men's and
women's track and field
teams at Lebanon
Valley College. This
past fall, Reed capped
off his 17th year as head
coach of the men's cross
country team. Reed has
coached 12 AIl-
Americans in the last
Seniors Men's Indoor Track and Field: Jason Brandle. Sean Carne\ .
Tommy Kuhn. Josh Martin
Senior Women's Indoor Track and Field: Stacey Adair
Seniors Men's Outdoor Track and Field: Jason Brandle. Sean
Carney. Tomm\- Kuhn. Josh Martin
Senior Women's Outdoor Track and Field: Stace\- Adair and Kelh
Top: L'p. up and aNui\ ,
Bottom: I hope the sand is soft.
Left: E.xhausted hut still smiling.
The 2003 baseball season saw many successes. Scott
Montgomery scored thirty runs. Casey Long led in both
batting average and on base percentage while Tim Rink
led in sluggmg percentage. Mark Schauren led with
thirt\-eight hits. Numerous team members received
M.AC honors. Rink and Grieger were both named All-
ECAC members. Four members.Rink, Greiger. Zeielke
and Schauren. were named to All-Commonwealth
teams. Rink also earned First Team All Region honors.
Greiger and Worthington were named to First Team M\-
Right: A new Charlie
Below: Is he safe?
Below left: I love this
Head coach Jim
Hoar led his team
ably in this 2003
season. This is
Hoar's fourth year
at LVC as head
coach. He looks
forward to a
next year building
on many of the
Seniors: Dallas Noll, Kyle
Rineer, Tim Rink, Matt Rolph.
Mark Schauren, Mike
Worthington, and Joe Zielke
Bottom :There"s a ball
around here somevNhere.
Left: The team ends another
LVC sei'ved as host to the Commonwealth
Softball Championship this year. Three
sotl:ball players were named to the MAC All
Academic team. Stevenson, McCool and
Ulrich. Three were also named to All
Commonwealth teams, Crouse, Ulrich and
Potteiger. Amanda Potteiger and Kristin
Crouse led in many of the statistical areas, but
they were supported by a strong team effort.
Right: Which bat matches m\
Below: Kristen clohbenng the
Below left: Better than power
as a Softball player
to her team as she
led her girls this
to encourage the
team to work toward
and team success.
Seniors: Amanda Stevenson and
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Top: Sunglasses, quick,
Bottom: Case\ controls the
Left: Planning the perfect
eanie or huddline for warmth?
^^^^n s ojennis
The Men's Tennis team had a winning season in 2003
with a 6-1 season. Chris Hiieman was named
Commonwealth Men's Tennis Player of the Year. He
also set the school's record for career singles. Coach
Myers was again named Coach of the Year. Several
team members received additional honors including
three who were named to the MAC All Academic team.
Arnold, Hoover and Keeney. All Commonwealth
Honors went to Hiieman, Arnold and Hoover. Other
team members also had outstanding seasons and
achieved numerous personal goals.
Right: Have you seen my
Below: Ninja tennis!
Below left: Watch the ball, not
Bottom: I love this new racquet.
Seniors: Ryan Arnold, Chris
Hileman, and Brock Hoover
Middle: Other hand, other
Bottom: And\ Agoni.
Left: Rap. Rap. Huh? Rap.
The Dutchmen play all their home matches at
the Lebanon Country Club, located minutes
from campus. This private country club has a
fulh stocked pro shop, driving range and 18
challenging holes. The par 72 is a great course
on which to hone the skills needed to compete at
the national level. The team played in a number
of ditTicult tournaments, and members posted
some strong indi\idual rounds.
Right: How man\ months of
golf if I see my shadow?
Below: Whoa! Sandstorm alt
Below left: Geometi^ class
finally pays off.
Bottom: Just like Tiger does i
The Flying Dutchmen,
led by 1 4th-year head
coach Lou Sorrentino
'54, return their top
three golfers from last
season rs team that
finished fourth at the
LVC opened its 2003
ledger on March 24
when it competed in the
Seniors: Mike Bowen-Ashwin,
Brent Hoffman, Ken Kwon, and
Bottom: Looking toward a
Lett; Is this how the Murray
brothers sot started?
Women's Rugby Club
The Women's Rugby Club is a new organization
open to all female students, faculty, staff and
alumni of Lebanon Valley College. Rugby is a
rising sport that is similar to both soccer and
football. It provides the competitive spirit and
togetherness of a varsity team but with a flexible
schedule and less time commitment. No
experience is necessary and everyone is welcome
to join. Other club activities will include social
events and informal pick-up games.
Above: Did somebody say
stop that ball?
Right: Rugby builds more
than strong bodies: it builds
The cheerleading squad is chosen every fall
and winter to support men's football and
basketball teams. Comprised of eight to twelve
students, the squad has club status and is
supported by fund-raising efforts and the
athletic department. Try-outs are open to all
full-time undergraduate students
Sonya Carey is the
coach of the
cheerleading squad but
brings much expertise to
the position as she is a
cheerleader. The girls
really enjoy the
challenge of working for
and with this inspiring
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CoMpui Life, 81
A beautiful Saturday afternoon in October
APO and Project teamed up to lend a hand to
Habitat for Humanity-Lebanon County.
About twenty-five LVC students dug. carried,
pounded, sawed and totally destroyed a
residence which was being remodelled as a
home for a family in the city. Working side
by side with others from througout the county,
much was accoplished in a single day. This
was a rewarding experience and a great wa\'
to let out some of the stress which had built up
during mid-terms. Habitat is only one of the
many ser\-ice organizations that APO works
with on a regular basis.
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During the fall months Lebanon Valley
students collected and wrapped ninety-eight
shoe boxes. These shoe boxes were then filled
with toys, candy, books, and personal hygiene
items to be sent to children in third world
countries. Operation Christmas Child is an
international program that annual distributes
approximately five million shoe boxes to
children who would otherwise recieve nothing
during the holiday season. These boxes go to
places like the slums of Mexico City and war
torn Bosnia. Lebanon Valley is proud to play
a small part in making the lives of these
children just a little brighter at the holidays.
CaMpiH Life, 83
30 *Hour "famine
The 30 Hour Famine is a nation wide event
that occurs during the month of February.
LVC held their famine in late October because
of the weather. Students and adults pledge to
go 30 hours without eating to support star\ing
children around the world. Participants
collect donations and pledges.This mone\' is
sent to third world nations to help feed the
future. World Vision is the organization that
manages the famine. In conjunction with the
Famine LVC held a camp out where students
slept in refridgerator boxes to experience the
lives of the homeless lead, and to make the
campus more aware of the world around us.
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Appalachian Senice Project is a group thai is
based in Tennessee. They do work similar to
that of Habitat for Humanity. Their specific
mission is to better the lives of the people of
Appalacia through the contruction and
remodeling of homes. They cannot fulfill this
mission without the help of dedicated
volunteers. Lebanon Valle\' sent one such
group to rural West Virginia the week after
graduation. During the week the students
built, painted, sided, roofed, insulated,
spackled. waterproofed, drilled, nailed, and
generally had a wonderful time. Evening
events included camp fires and bowling.
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The school-wide events of Wellness Week encourage both
staff and students to think about their own health and
ph>sical well-being. Mrs. Linda Summers, education
professor, and the students in the Health Education in
Schools class use this opportunity to host Health Fair in
the Mund Student Center so that a number of health
issues can be highlighted. Other events of the week
included free massages and Condom Bingo, the hit of the
campus and the mostly widely attended event of the
Abo\e: Eatmg nght and using
the food pyramid will make \ou
smile just like us.
Left: Rec\cling IS good for us
and the environment.
Right: Now did I remember m>
Bottom left: Personal style
dicates food and fitness choices.
be sure to find your own ways ot
Bottom right: Physical fitness
means exercise and keeping fit.
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Left: \\li\ IS this tabic so popular' Thc\ all go to LVC! STRESS
Abo\ e: Look. Lin eating health) I Aren't \ou proud of me'
Bottom left: We learned a lot about "Good" relationships from this
Bottom right: Kelh sa\s. "Children m Haiti don't have lima beans!"
Far bottom naht: How acti\c can «c be standing here'?
CoMpui Life. 87
This spring the second major assult in the
war on terrorism was staged. Hundreds of
thousands of American soldiers were
shipped to Iraq to help free that country
from it's dictator ruler, Saddam Hussein.
Both America and the world at large were
devided on these issues. Many feU that the
US should be minding its own business, or
that we were just making a fuss because of
oil. Others felt that if the president said we
were going to war, then we were going and
staunchly supported the war. These split
opinions were strongly felt even on the small
campus of LVC. Students of differing
opions gathered to discuss their views, and
opening share about how this war was
affecting them. One one fact however
almost everyone could agree, no matter
what people felt about the war, everyone
supported the troops, and hoped for their
swift and safe return. Only time will tell
whether the objectives have been met and
all weapons of mass destruction destroyed.
Saddam has fallen from power and a
massive man hunt is on for Iraq's fifty five
most wanted as pictured on the playing
cards distributed to the American soldiers.
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Row Thom Lohman Er\\k
Brown Dan Zelesko Jetf
Rohhms Enc Thompson
Second Row Lauia Burdette
lacobs Man Se\mour
Bottom Row Samantha Ash
lordan Miller Kate Ruhl
Laura Brown Thib photo
was take near the end
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Jordan Miller SAGA Pres. We were not protesting the war. V\'e were protesting eoniplacent apathy.
On Wednesday. Mareh ISth. 2003. George W. Bush and the United States military started
their bombing campaign on Iraq. The next night, about 30 of us gathered for a candle-light
\ igil to show our respect for the lives that were to be lost in this new war. Immediateh
thereafter, a few of us went out onto the academic quad, next to the rose garden, and set up
some tents. This marked the beginning of our campaign against complacency.
When we started, there were only three of us -- all students. When we took down the tents
on .April 15th. we had grown to include roughly 30 more students. 15 facult> members,
members of the administration, and the much appreciated support of the Public Safet\
officers. .Abundant support, in the form of amenities, spirited debate, and endless
encouragement afforded a sense of community to our effort that extended far beyond the
perimeter of the actual encampment. In fact, on Wednesday. March 26th. a campus-wide
series of teach-ins occurred. Professors from man\' departments canceled or modified the
content of their regularly scheduled classes and opened up their classes to the entire
campus. The teach-in was a revolutionar\ success
UnfortunatcK. others lelt the need to %iolently react to otir prosuKc tlui i. W l sLisiaiiKd six iiticks duri nti tun month
outside. We had 40 oz. beer bottles thrown at us, the tents
Iwere beaten on with sticks and bombarded with water
jballoons, and the tents were uprooted and broken. All of
these events, as well as a few others, occurred late at night
j while we were asleep. When one of these attacks was
|occurring. one of us got out and attempted to distract the
jattackers. He was punched.
We are stiU not able to fully comprehend what ner\e we
(touched to elicit such a violent response from some. .After
lall. we were just hanging out on the quad. Regardless, these
(attacks were proof that we had succeeded - complacent
lapathy had been defeated. We would rather people be angr\
:at us and caring about the issue than ignoring it completely.
'To all those who attacked us. thank you.
[On Monday. 14 .April 2003. the Pentagon declared an end to the major military offensive campaign in Iraq. While we
jwelcomed the encouraging news, the possibility of small-scale militar\ engagement had not been ruled out. This being the
lease, there was a strong possibility that people would continue to die. And the\ diii. Howe\er. we felt that this was a good
indicator that living on the quad was no longer necessary.
'The next night, we held a candle-light vigil to end the time spent at the tents m the same wa\ that it was started. We lit
|2000 candles on the academic quad - roughly one candle for each life lost in the war. It was beautiful and bittersweet. The
jtents had been taken down.
TTie following statement was written b\ the Tent I'eople during the war. It speaks dirccth to how we felt at the time.
.A message from Tent City:
We are here as a li \ ing reminder. In going ab out our daiK lives, it is easy to forget that children and
soldiers alike are dying side by side while we sit in comfort, i'eople
just like us are losing everything they have. American. Kurd. British.
Iraqi - people are dying. This is the truth of war.
Our goal is twofold. We are here to give a \ oicc to those soldiers and
ci\ ihans who are being slaughtered each da\. Also, we desire to
generate and promote college-wide dialogue and awareness about the
issues surrounding the war. We will be open and frank with you about
our views about this war. Our opinions differ. We are b\' no means
Except about this one point: that the lives being wiped out should not
We Uve in a world such that what affects one dirccth affects all
indirectly. We remind you that war cannot give, it can only take away.
And this war is touching all of our lives. We are here to show our
respect and support for human life.
Or maybe it's just that we like tents. By .lordan Miller S.A.G.A. President
CoiupiU Li/e. 89
cXusic at c^C
Lebanon Valley College is home to a wide variety of musical
talent. Here students, members of the music department or
not, get ample opportunity to express themselves. Open Mic
nights at MJ's. campus talent shows, performing groups, and
festivals provide forums for the exhibition of innumerable
talents. At the right Freddie Long, an LVC favorite, performs
during the First Annual Cherry Blossom Festival. Below Mark
Brown performs during a Down to Earth talent night in the
fall. Below and right Voices of Spirit fill the academic quad
with their soulfully angelic sounds during a spring picnic.
These groups are just a few of the many that represent the
LVC campus through their artistic endeavors.
At right four LVC students perform a long
requested song Accapella style. Many LVC
students use their talents to help others. Before
Christmas break RICK C and Freddie Long put
on an informal concert in the Undergroud. All
proceeds from the event went to the Marine
Corps" Toys for Tots Program. RICK C was not
seen much this spring because one of the C's.
Matt Ceresini, was studying in Italy. However
the entire campus awaits their return in the fall.
90 Caufui Life,
Above the group Up a Tree performs an outdoor concert.
This group performs at weekly seeker services on Sunday
evenings in Chapel 101. Above and right the founding
members of Iota, the first Aftican-American fraternity on
campus, perform a step routine. To the right H.I.S.
serenades the campus during one of their numerous
appearances this spring. Befow and right are the davisband
and Sarah WTiite: both had a chance to perform during
Cherry Blossom. Below it LVC"s own Locrian. This group
of LVC students formed right here on the campus in the fall
of 2001. While many of the members are graduating this
spring, they hope to keep the band together. Their 7 track
EP entitled Mcmorx' is now a\ailable. There is the
possibilit} of a rccoidiiig contract in this group's future.
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\n fovmg memory' oj^ofin y\^ Qy)\od\nos. ^.
^^s^iiMhn A. Synodinos, H'96, served Lebanon Valley
am^aUege; loyally and with vision foceight years from 1988
[ii^LTatiri^^^ when he assumed the position of President
Emeritus and continued his role as adynamic leader in
the field of higher education and, more importantly, as a
.guide for LVC. Dr. Synodinos died on December 26,
iiipiji|i|iw 2002, after a long illness at the age of 68, but the
^^^ w^IfW influence and foresight he demonstrated during his tenure:
iflfl^B Htm. ^il^^ ^^'^ continue to shape this institution for years to come.
^^^^H 'lIliMpiiii^ Synodinos sei"ved as the fifteenth president and was
^^^^H j^jiji^ ^^^IH highly thought of as an innovative leader who helped to
^^^^B ^t^^^ ^^^^^1 rcinvigoratc this small liberal arts college at a critical
^^^BiB_Ji93^1-__^BHBBl^^ moment in its history. Under the leadership of John
__ .i^,,!^Synodinos, Lebanon Valley implemented a merit-based
scholarship program which quickly attracted st(i(T^1\'ls who desired to strive for higher academic
standards. It was also Dr. Synodinos who knew that these new students would need newer and
more technologically-based classrooms and learning areas. Therefore the renovation and building
plans that now dominate the LVC landscape were begun. During the time he served at LVC, two-
thirds of the campus buildings were renovated. The Vernon and Doris Bishop Library was
completed in 1996, and the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Galleiy was founded in a former church. It
was also during this time that the landscaping of the entire campus was done, making it the truly
beautiful spot it is today. As a tribute to both John Synodinos and his wife. Gjenda, the Peace
Garden was dedicated; tbis garden is is located in the center of the residential portion of campus
and serves to remind us all how central Dr. Synodinos was to LVC. It was another of this man's
goals to see the enrollment of The Valley bloom and that too is coming to fruition. By 1996 full-
time enrollment had increased by forty-six percentioyr g^,^
After retiring Dr. Synodinos continued to sei-ve^VG^fid its students as a member of the Boarc
of Trustees and perhaps, more importantly to the students, as a teacher of history and business
classes to which he brought much personal knowledge; the students had only to look beyond the
walls of their classroom to see that he truly know what he was teaching. Always one to know that
education is also a business, Synodinos co-founded the Frankhn Consulting Group, which assists
non-profit organizations with planning and fundraising to achieve their dreams.
And so remembering all Dr. John Synodinos has done for LVC, we offer this book in honor of
his dedicadon to students here and everywhere.
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printed and published b} the Ta>loi Pubhslnng Compan\ of El Paso. Texas. The book had a piess run ot 170 copies.
Photographs and photograph dexeloping was pro\ided b\ DaVor Photogiaph^ ot Bensalem Pennsylvania
Additional photographs were taken by the 2003 \carbook stall Athletic Team photograplis and Coach pictures were
provided by Bill JohnsJffljrJ^Faculty portraits weie'pri^Y:
The 2003 YearbooF^tafFi^nsisted ot
Advisor: Kelly Alsedek ^ r-^ i h\o
Editor: Sarah Boal ^ ^TM^ohester
Business Manager: Melissa knoll
Start: Diane Huskinson. Ebzalxth Lebuc Mike Fectk Catlrr'^eiidlft'i&f^anll' ^clnnlftrDaw
The Taylor Publishing representative is Ed Pati ick, Jr, jnd the Customei Sci vice Represcntauva iji-thc 1 a\ lor
Publishing plant IS Lena Zies. -^^^-''-''"-iZi^r ) v -^ / [>r ^f^"
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The Lebanon Valley College Quittapahilla is produced entirely by a volunteer staff.
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Freshmen and Seniors take the homecoming powder puff game; seniors rule
Girls playing football. You ma> he thinking, hardly a game, right? \\ell. if \ou saw the Powder
Puff game on the night of Oet. 3 on the football practice field. \ou know how mistaken that
thought tmly is. Right otTthe bat. the team of freshmen and seniors started taunting the
sophomores and juniors as they ran laps around the field getting warmed up for the game. After
that, the game was just as competiti\ely
fierce as ever. Shirts were torn, blood was spilled, and most of that just in the first half
By the end of the first halt\ the seniors and freshmen were leading the game, but only by a
couple points. However, in the second half the sophomores and juniors let them know that they
weren't going down without a fight and scored in the remaining minutes of the game. The final
score: 14-16. with the freshmen and seniors earning the win.
One of the major highlights from the game was the speed running of freshman LaToya "T-
Re\" Stewart. Freshman quarterback Kathx Da\ is. Stated about LaTo>a"s running that "She was
so fast the other team couldn't catch her."
.After all is said and done, does that fierce competition from the game still exist? Well,
considering a quote from freshman Stephanie Kline, the offensiv e center for the freshman-senior
team, there seems to be quite a fit. "The coaches pulled the team together and got us working
like a well-oiled machine. We onK' had fi\ e practices but that was enough to defeat what little
competition we had."
By Lauren Bates
Get ready to walk in Relay for Life
The LVC communit\ will be coming together in Arnold Sports Center next weekend for the
second annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Over 40 teams will be walking, jogging,
amning, and skipping the night away on March 28 and 29. Last year the relay was extremely
.successful, raising over Si 9,00, and is hoped to be e\en more successful this year.
' The relay, which raises money for Cancer research, begins at 4 p.m. on Friday and wraps up at
4 p.m. Saturday. Entertainment for the 24 hours will consist of bands, deejays, a comedian,
sports, and much more.
This year there will also be an additional fundraiser titled "What's In My Bucket." Students
will be able to purchase chances (one for S.50 or three for Si) to dump a bucket full of
mysterious contents on one of the following volunteers: President Pollick. Dr. Friedman. Dr.
Kline, Dr. Bain-Selbo. Dr. Summers, Mrs. Summers. Dr. Heise. Dr. Grieve-Carlson. Dr.
Hathaway. Jason Kuntz, Jen Evans, Rick Beard, and
Public Safety Officer Laura, Chances will go on sale during meals at the end of this week.
Donations of any amount are accepted for the relay. Paper moons and stars may be
purchased for $1 to celebrate the life of a Cancer sun'ivor or to honor a victim. Luminaries can
also be purchased for $5 and will be lit during the relay.
Good luck to all the relay teams. Those of you who are not walking, definitely come over to
\rnold and join in the fun.
,3y Cassandra Hoadley - News Editor
Soccer teams eye third straight trip to playoffs
If you notice a guy walking around campus with an ear-to-ear grin on his face, it's probably Lebanon Valley
College soccer coach Mark Pulisic.
Pulisic. in his tenth year at the Valley, is enjoying tremendous success with both the men's and women's teams
The men (7-4-2 overall. 2-2-1 Commonwealth) arc on track to match last year's 1 1-7-2 record that got them to the
Commonwealth playoffs for a second straight year.
The women (9-5 overall. 2-2 Commonwealth) are also havmg a great season.
The men were on fire for the first half of the season, dropping only one game o\er then' first nine, including a six-
game unbeaten streak. However, the Dutchmen have lost their last three games, including a disastrous 9-1 loss at
ninth-ranked Messiah in which they were outshot 22-5.
The men's outstanding first half of the season did not go unrewarded, as they had back-to-back Commonwealth
Players of the Week in first-year student Matt Sourbeer and sophomore Brian Sapienza.
Sourbeer was instrumental in the Valley's 2-1 win over Goucher College with an assist and the game-winning goal
in the 72nd minute. Meanwhile. Sapienza netted a hat trick, including two in seven minutes against Widener
University in the Dutchmen's 5-0 victow.
On Sept. 24. senior Grant Walter scored his 26th career goal to become the Valley's all-time leading scorer.
Walter, who also owns the school record for total points, surpassed Greg Glembocki '97 and Nick Thomas '02 for
The women's soccer team's games against Messiah and Wilkes exemplified now the season has gone for them so
far - they lose a hard fought contest, them bounce back with a huge win.
Against sixth-ranked Messiah College, the contest was scoreless before the Falcons broke the deadlock and took the
lead in the 79th minute. Messiah's Mindy Miller added another in the 88th minute to seal the victory. However, the
women rebounded at a soggy Herbert Field on Oct. 19 with an impressive 7-2 \icton o\er Wilkes University.
Juniors Katie Altemose and Kin McDonald each netted a pair of goals, while Lisa Giaciuinto. Dawn Rumble\\
and Christina Puthwala added one each.
The Dutchmen's defense also played spectacularly, holding Wilkes scoreless for 80 minutes and allowing them to
only eight shots on the afternoon.
Not to be outdone by their male countci"pai"ts. the women's team also fielded back-to-back Commonwealth Pla\ers
of the Week in senior Rumbley and junior McDonald.
Rumbley has been outstanding on the pitch this season, earning conference honors for her game-winnmg goal in
LVC's upset against seventeenth-ranked Gettysburg College.
McDonald leads the team in points with 25 and is second in goals scored with nine.
The final third of the season will be critical for both teams if they hope to advance to the Commonwealth playoffs.
Both squads currently stand in fourth place in the league, a position they need to hold on to.
For the men. only two conference matches remain, Oct. 26 at Susquehanna and then back at Herbert Field on
Nov. 2 to end the season against Albright.
Susquehanna is ahead of the Dutchmen in the standings, while Albright is winless in four conference games. The
women will have a tougher road, as the\ ha\e three straiglit road conference games remaining against Susquehanna,
Albright, and Elizabethtown.
Both Susquehanna and Elizabethtown aie both ahead of the Dutchmen in the rankings.
However, if both teams can win out. they will be all but assured a spot the playoffs for a third straiglit year,
making the smile on coach Pulisic's face that much wider.
B\ Tim Flynn
^ ^)ic Qoilcaicnnc
Lynch Gym goes out with a bank shot for the ages
Lynch G\ mnasium knew it was already sentenced to death. On Feb. 22. it was doing everything
it could to go out with a bang. The rainy Saturday afternoon saw four games, dozens of alumni.
1.300 fans. 41 points from Jon David Byers. and two unforgettable overtimes. You couldn't ask for
a more fitting end to the 53 year-old gym that had the reputation of being the most intimidating in
NC.\A Division HI basketball.
It was already a foregone conclusion that the men's game against Messiah would be the last
men's game to ever be held at Lynch. With a win. the Dutchmen would clinch the fourth and final
seed in the Commonwealth tournament, with no chance of hosting a playoff However, the
motivation was all there for the men to put on an amazing show - win. and the season would be one
game longer. Lose, and the season goes the way of Lynch.
The Dutchmen led by as much as 1 1 early in the second half, but the last-place Messiah
Falcons, playing for respect, wouldn't die. After Messiah's Dave Henninger pulled the Falcons even
with 1:38 to go in the game, the Falcons missed a jumper. Freshman forward Dan Hogan would get
the final shot for LVC. but missed an off-balance three-pointer for the right baseline as the buzzer
sounded to send the game to overtime. Then it was time for J.D. to take over.
Byers hit three treys in the extra period, and scored all 12 of the Dutchmen's points. Still, the
men found themselves down b\ three with three seconds left in the game. After the intentional foul
from Darren Pugh. Greg Bernhardt went to the line to shoot two and ice the game. Amazingly.
Bernhardt missed both of them.
No one in attendance will forget what happened next.
Pugh grabbed the rebound, immediately outletting to Byers. Byers weaved through two
defenders to half-court with just one second left, and threw the ball into the air. In a split-second
that lasted forever, the ball sailed through the air. 1.300 pairs of eyes fixed on it. It took one bounce
off the backboard and went in. Game tied, double overtime. Lynch erupted.
Messiah's fans, expecting the win. sat stunned at first, then gave Byers a standing o\ation. "The
Shot" was so amazing that even the Messiah players came over to the LVC bench to congratulate
Byers. The rest of the game was just a footnote. The spirit of Lynch wouldn't let them lose this
time. Byers would score four more in the second OT, ending up with a career-best 41 points, a
school record eight three-pointers, and five assists in the 85-82 win.
After a ceremony between games to fill a time capsule commemorating L\ nch. the women were
ready to take the court, albeit 50 minutes late. The Dutchmen were fighting for the second seed in
the playoffs and a home playoff game, but it would come at the hands of arch-nemesis Messiah.
The fates would not conspire so well for the women; Lynch's spirit was exhausted. The women
trailed by 15 at the half and never had a chance after that, eventually falling to the Falcons. 64-41.
The loss meant that the women would have to travel to Moravian for the first round of the play-offs,
making their game against Messiah the final varsity game at Lynch.
Next season, basketball and volleyball will compete in the cavernous new arena that is quickly
rising from the mud next to the Arnold. As luxurious and modern as the new arena will be. no one
who ever played or watched a game in Lynch will be able to forget it. Although everyone will
remember something different - the rock-hard creaky bleachers, legendarx public address announcer
Judge John Walter '53. the stifiing heat - no one will be able to forget.
By Timothy Flynn
First Place: LVC Baseball right where they left off
The LVC baseball team finished last season on a bitter-sweet note. In the first round of the NCAA
tournament the Dutchmen ousted third ranked Methodist College before losing in the next round.
This season. Valley is picking up right where they left off, catapulting to an impressive 9-2 record in
the early going.
To kick off the season, the Dutchmen traveled to Homestead, Florida, over spring break to
participate in six games. The team had a successful week going 4-2, including a stunning 5-4
victory over the No. 3 team in the country. The College of New Jersey, to cap off the trip. The
teams venture to Florida garnered recognition back home as junior outfielder Jeff Grieger and
sophomore pitcher Dennis Reiller were respectively named Commonwealth Player and Pitcher of
the week. During the trip Grieger hit an impressive .417, with a pair of walks, one stolen base and
also scored five runs again The College of New Jersey.
On the mound, Reilly went 2-0 with a miniscule 1.29 ERA while tossing two complete games.
Upon returning home, Reilly was informed that he had been selected as the National Collegiate
Baseball Writers Association Pitcher of the week.
"I was honored to receive the award", said Reilly adding, "The award does not change my
outlook on the season, it is my job to go out and pitch to the best of my ability."
Since returning home the Dutchmen have stayed hot going 5-0, all of which have been
Commonwealth Conference victories. One of the key reasons to the team's success since returning
from Florida has been its pitching. Senior Dallas Noll's 1-0 record in three games paired with his
microscopic 1.40 ERA has played a major role in the Dutchmen's fast start. While his statistics
vouch for his huge contributions to the team, Noll is hesitant to take any credit for himself. "Most
of the credit goes to the team. I think the pitching staff in general has been excellent so far."
Offensively the Dutchmen have gotten a boost from both junior first basemen Mark Schauren
and senior catcher Tim Rink. So far this season Schauren has hit .421 with a homerun and is third
on the team with nine RBIs. Schauren explains his early success by saying, "Confidence and
aggressiveness have been my main attributes so far this season at the plate." Schauren can also
thank Rink, who bats behind him in the order, for forcing pitchers to not walk him. Rink is second
on the team in batting average hitting .457 and leads the team in RBIs with 1 1. Rink's early
success is impressive considering the fact that he was unable to even swing a bat all winter because
of his participation on the LVC hockey team. "I believe the key to my success early in the season is
through both mental and physical preparation before games." Rink also added, "In baseball, timing
is everything and I believe that hockey contributes a lot to helping me adjust top the game of
With all the success the Dutchmen have enjoyed this season there is one man whose efforts
certainly cannot go unnoticed. This man of course is head coach Jim Hoar, who is entering his
fourth season as LVC's skipper.
"Teams I've coached have always hit well, a lot is believing in the offensive plan and being
aggressive early in the count," stated Hoar. When asked about the team's goals for the season Coach
Hoar said, "We expect to go all the way," adding, "This year's team has a lot of chemistry, and every
time they step on the field they expect to win."
Coach Hoar's expectations for this season has echoed by the players as well. "Our team goal this
year is to defend our conference title first of all and then go a step further in the NCAA
Championships then we did last year, which is ultimately the Division III World Series," said
By Ryan Erhart - Sports Writer
Today we are engaged in a liberation of the Iraqi people, cutting through the public
relations semantics, we're at was to oust Saddam Hussein, there are those who feel strongly
about out presence to remoN e the Baath Party regime, but there is an ever-growing voice
throughout the countn committed to reciprocate their view against the war.
While some movements may seem far away, even here on our won campus we have a group
of students who are attempting to increase awareness about the war and its issues. Some
commonK refer to them as. "the tent people." In short, that sums up a surface viewpoint of the
group who has been camping outside of Miller Chapel since Thursda\ March 20th. One-day
after the first strike in Iraq, and those in\ol\ ed \ow to be there until the troops come home.
The encampment. originalK started b> members of Students Acti\e for Global Awareness
has seen an increase from four to 24 in their week and a half of demonstration, though, some
demonstrating students are simpK- against this war and not necessarily members of SAGA,
student invoKed in the 'sit-out" quickly stated that they were in support of our troops and their
actions were not exactly "protesting" the war. but an attempt to increase student's awareness
about the war and its historical background leading up to the confiict.
.\s students w alk b\ the tents the> can't help but wonder w hat propels someone to camp out
for weeks. "It brings it home', stated the Co-President of SAGA Jordan Miller, "even if for a
minute." Hoping to bring students into their camp to discuss and even debate issues about the
war. Miller went on to claim that. "I am a pacifist but others are out here for different reason."
Eric Saner, the second Co-president of Saga mentioned. "The Vigil is for all suffering in war.
US troops, their families. Iraqis, their families foreign people - e\enone directly affected by
Whether for peace in the short or long term, the 'tent people" are intended to bring
discussion throughout this campus about the conflict. Saner concluded. "SAGA is not an anti-
war or peace acti\ist group. ..it's important to work to the demographics that bring about global
Whether "Hipp>" or "High & Tight". "Consenative" or "Liberal" those in the tents, whether
you agree or disagree w ith them make Lebanon Valley and America what it is- a place for
educational enlightenment and the freedom to speak your mind. (Those who disagree I
encourage you to debate them and challenge \our point of view - rather than take up \iolence
against them. \ou would only be engaging in an act of educational supremac\-. that of the Baath
An LVC resident, who wishes to remain anonymous stated. "I don't see what they plan to
accomplish, the war is already engaged." The person went on to say, "When consenative
students demonstrate politics, they don't have 'all the information.' when a hberal student
demonstrates, they're 'enlightened.'"
Bv Tim Burdis
LVC says that studying abroad is safer than ever
Now that the war with Iraq is coming to an end, talks of going to war with other countries have come about. For
many students here at Lebanon Valley College, the thought of going to war affects them more than others. These
students are ones who are planning on studying abroad in the fall or spring semesters. Jill Russell, study abroad
advisor here at LVC, believes that going abroad in the fall or spring is as safe as going any other time.
"Overall program numbers are down by a few students from last year, more than likely due to the current world
situation, but we are still happy with the number of students that have chosen to take advantage of this great
opportunity,:" said Russell.
Next semester, LVC plans on sending students to the following programs: London, England, Australia, Italy,
France, Spain, Germany, and Washington D.C. One LVC Student who wishes to remain anonymous, said that he
was a little ner\'ous about going overseas next semester with the recent global events. However, the student did say he
cannot wait to go and experience another culture.
"I'm sure anyone you ask is a little bit nervous about going, but I know it is just as safe now as ever to go," he
said. "Of course, I'm more excited than anything and I can't wait to go."
LVC has no plans to suspend any of our programs abroad due to the world situation. "We Believe that our
students currently abroad in New Zealand and Italy are safe, and believe that our students will be safe at our
program sites in the fall," said Russell.
LVC expects overall participation to be higher in 2004 in all of the program sites. Students and parents will
realize that study abroad is an important component of a liberal arts education. And despite reports that are received
N'ia television and newspapers, Americans are generally not "disliked" overseas. Students that have studied abroad,
and those who have lived abroad, have found that many foreigners may not agree with U.S. foreign policy. ..but they
are more than happy to share a pint with an American to talk about it.
The Study Abroad Office continues to monitor world events. We receive daily information from the U.S. State
Depaitment for information regarding travel advisories worldwide, and are also in continuous contact with our host
schools abroad. By Joe Candio - Editor
LVC student arrested for ordinance violations (tiomtheApniFoorsEda.on-ByBenDover)
On Monday .March 31, an LVC student was arrested on ordinance violations. Annville Township Police along with
LVC Public Safety, with both Lebanon Police and Palmyra Police on standby, stormed Dellinger Hall Monday
afternoon at 2 and arrested senior English communications major Joe Candio. According to Annville Police, Candio
had violated the noise ordinance, which was passed last semester, several times and had blueprint layouts and plans
to violate the parking ordinances and make fiature noise violations.
Annville Police and LVC Public Safety were at a two hour standoff Monday when they first attempted to arrest
Candio. Cando did not go quietly, in fact he wound up getting more noise violations because of his shouting and
yelling from the window, which unfortunately for him was heard more than 50 feet away. Apparently Candio had
gone about the small Annville community and on certain nights at 10:05 p.m., broke the noise ordinance, which
begins at 10 p.m.
"It was the most awful thing ever. I fear for my life and the life of my family," said one Annville resident who
wishes to remain anonymous. His family was "attacked" in late Jan. when Cando approached the house with a
phonograph and blasted Quiet Riot's song, "Cum On Feel The Noise." Other incidences that Candio was involved in
include running around the township with a megaphone just talking to people at a normal pitch. But, since he had a
megaphone, his volume well exceeded the 50 feet maximum distance.
Another Annville resident, who also wishes to remain anonymous, has seen Candio around town causing nothing
but trouble. "He's the reason we are leaving this town. And why Annville residents don't want to raise their children
here," she said. "He's a bad influence to others. He's the one driving by honking his horn and urinating on parked
cars and street signs."
Police found at Candio's Dellinger apartment, a blueprint layout of the parking system in Annville. Police,
ironically, cannot seem to get Candio to talk about what he was planning, but they have a felling it would require the
attention of a lot of meter maids. Police are also unsure if anyone was working with him or if he operated alone.
From hip-hop to electronica, pop to rock, no one musical genre dominated
the airwaves and headphones of America. The year saw new albums from
Moby, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Eminem, Leann Rimes and many more. Kelly
Clarkson's career as a chanteuse took off. Lance Bass was grounded as a
cosmonaut, Ozzy showed why he's an iron man, and Triumph marked his
territory at the VMAs.
Don't tell Elvis...
Kelly Clarkson becomes the first
"American Idol" and hits #i on the
Billboard singles chart.
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in which science fiction met science fact. Our
good friends in the white lab coats discovered
that dogs could count, fish could wali<, and sharks
really wanted nothing to do with zebras. Who
knew? Humans made a few headlines as well,
with balloonist Steve Fossett circling the globe at
several thousand feet and the space station crew
circling it just a bit higher.
round the world in 14 days
er some 21,000 miles and two weeks
atdft, Steve Fossett becomes the first person
to circumnavigate the globe in a balloon.
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are spreading away from each other.
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Researchers at UC-Davis theorize that dogs The snakehead, a.k.a. the "Frankenfish", is discovered
have basic math skills, including the ability in eight U.S. states. The Chinese fish can walk on land
to count. No word on differential calculus. and decimate native ecosystems.
ber of Egypt's Great Pyramid.
styles past and future, cheap and chic blended to make the year interesting
for the trend-conscious. Denim made a comeback for the 287th time in
history, while new electronic devices offered functionality that James Bond
would envy. Not to mention that the modern look of Starck and Oldham hit
traditional department stores, surfers hit suburbia, and lots of teen girls
happily got mud on their faces.
Who cares if we live in Ohio?
Surf/skate fashion is cool, with brands
such as Ezekiel, Hurley, and BC Ethic
making a big splash on the half-pipe.
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The blue light continued to mesmerize
viewers with lots of big departures,
epic celebrations, and naughty puppets.
The cast of "Friends" waved so long to
their $i-miUion-per-episode contracts
(or did they?), while "SNL" lost its
#1 George Dubya impersonator. NBC
dominated the Emmy Awards, Fox
dominated the marlcet for Comedies
Set Three Decades Ago, and "Crank
Yanl^ers" made us all afraid to pick up
that phone call.
Bdcl puppet! Bad, bad, puppet! Gimme an L! Gimme an A T E R! The Emmy Awards
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"Friends" weigh whether to return
for one more season of their
insanely successful show.
America spent much of the year remembering those lost in last year's
terrorist attacks and studying ways to bolster national security. Congress
and President Bush debated responses to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
and allegations that Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein was building weapons of
mass destruction. IWeanwhile, forest fires raged across Arizona and other
states, threatening thousands of homes and millions of acres of parkland.
Republicans keep control of the House and.
regain the Senate, while the Democrats pick
up additional gubernatorial offices.
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"Star Wars Episode II: Attack of
the Clones" continues the saga
of Anakin Skywalker's fall to the
Do you see the "Si^ns?"
Mel Gibson stars in M. Night
The word in Hollywood? Sequels. Samuel L.
Jackson and a digitized Yoda drew their light
sabers for "Star Wars Episode II," while the
fellowship continued its dangerous mission
in the follow-up to "The Lord of the Rings."
Will and Tommy Lee kept the universe safe
for another summer as Mike Myers went for
another groovalicious turn as Austin Powers.
There were also a few original flicks, including
a sci-fi thriller from Steven Spielberg and
new creepiness from the director of "The
Sixth Sense" and "Unbreakable."
It was another big year for world and U.S. sports. Fans across the
globe stayed up late, got up early, and tuned in to live broadcasts
of the World Cup from Japan and Korea. Ronaldo helped Brazil hoist
the Copa Mundial after a disappointing loss to France four years
earlier. Americans had their fair share of epic victories as well, with
Lance rolling through the Champs-Elysees ahead of his European
rivals and Serena Williams dominating the world tennis scene.
Tfadma centers on alert
Gravity...and the human instinct forself-
preservation...are defied once ag--"--*
X-Games roll onto ESPN.
No strikes, just strikeouts 'Sibling rivdlrii
Major League Baseball avoids a strike while The Williams sisters take
the Anaheim Angels beat the S.F. Giants in the #i and #2 spots in
i.the World Series. world tennis rankings.
The LA. Lakers earn their thi
championship rings in as many years.
Viva Brazil! ' 16,726 plus 1 Unstoppable
Brazil captures its sixth World Cup Cowboys running back Emmitt American cyclist Lance Armstrong
title, while the United States advances Smith breaks Walter Payton's rides to his fourth consecutive
to the quarterfinals by beating Mexico, all-time rushing record. Tour de France victory.
Super Bowl Champs! j^
Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat
the Oakland Raiders 48-21
to win Super Bowl XXXVII.