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The  Student  Newspaper 
of  the  Nation's  Oldest 
PubHc  Community  College 

Cetebrating  90  years 


W9lcome  to  JJC! 

Success  is  for  all  students 

A non-credit  course,  Success  101,  will  meet  one  hour  each  week  for  the  first  eight 
weeks  of  the  fall  semester.  The  purposeof  this  course  is  to  enhance  students'  chances 
of  succeeding  at  JJC. 

The  course  covers  the  college’s  expectations  of  students,  services  provided  by  the 
college,  time  management,  study  and  test-taking  skills,  values  and  career  decisions. 

There  will  benotests.110  grades  and  Docourse  charge  fcvSuccess  lOl.Formrxc 
information,  con  tact  the  Admissions  Office,  Room  J-1005,  or  call  729-9020  ExL  231. 

The  Blazer  is  your  newspaper 

Welcome  JJC  students. 

Here weareat thebeginning of anothcrschool year.  FOTSomcitisacontinuaiionofwhat 
they  began  lastyearorinyearspasL  Foroihers,  itisanew  beginning,  anotherchapterin  their 
lifelong  Jounrey  of  education. 

Whaleverthecase,  studems  should  remember  that  bocA  and classroom  leamingmayform 
the  t^s  of  our  knowledge,  but  it  is  our  experiences  in  the  classroom  of  life  that  offer  us  the 
greatest  challenges  and  rewards. 

You  can  study  Soviethisiory  for  years,  but  the  greatest  lessons  are  occurring  there  even 
as  you  read  this.  A country  with  a rich  past  sways  in  the  balance  as  forcesof  aggression  battle 
with  those  of  reason. 

Youcanliveinyourcommunityfora  lifetime.butnotrealizeiisstrength.  Weaieinthe 
midslof  celebrating  anannivetsary.  Itwasaboutoneyearago.notthatadc^ytomadoswept 
through  the  area,  butihat  communities  devastated  by  thesunm  forged  enou^  in  themselves 
to  band  together  and  rebuild  their  lives. 

You  can  miss  life’s  lessmis  by  not  being  a part  of  them.  A good  way  to  become  a part  of 
life  is  to  be  a part  of  your  college,  not  simply  to  attend  classes. 

For  as  little  as  a few  hours  a week,  new  experiences  can  open  for  you  through  a myriad  of 
activities  aUJC:  StudentCovemment,  athletics  and  others.  Even  theBlazer.your  newspaper. 

Not  many  people  noticed  we  had  a Blazu-  last  year.  And  there  was  bale  interest  by  the 
suidems  in  helping  to  put  one  or  meve  out  before  that  Without  your  support,  the  Blazer  and 
other  student  activities  could  be  history  instead  of  life’s  milestone  experiences. 

—Nick  Reil^,  EUazer  Advisor 

Board  proposes  permanent 
north  campus  in  Romeoville 

The  Joliet  Juniw  College  Board  of  Trustees  has  authorized  Industrial  Developments 
International  of  OaktHXxdc  Terrace  to  acquire  land  in  Romeoville  for  a permanent  JJC- 
Ncnth  ^ility. 

The  ^rproval  by  the  Board  is  subject  to  successful  negotiations  to  acquire  the  preferred 
40-acre  site  at  135th  Street  east  of  Weber  Road,  and  to  approval  of  the  project  by  several 
governmental  agencies.  The  cost  of  acquiring  land,  building  and  equipping  the  (arility  is 
estimated  at  S4.1  million. 

The  college  has  actively  pursued  the  purchase  or  construction  of  an  instructiona]  site  in 
the  Bolingbrook/Romeoville  area  since  August  1990,  when  a firm  was  hired  to  solidi 
[xoposals  for  a 35,000-  square-foot  fk;ility. 

JJC  has  rented  facilities  in  Bolingbrook  since  1975  and  in  Romeoville  since  1982  in 
order  to  offer  day  and  evening  classes  to  residerus  ofone  of  the  fastest  growing  areas  in 
the  JJC  disoict  and  in  the  state.  Credit  hour  enrollment  at  these  sites  has  inaeased  24.4 
percent  in  four  years. 

The  Board  selected  Che  ID]  from  six  proposals.  The  proposal  bees  review  by  the 

Illinois  Communis  Cdlege  Board  in  September  and  the  Olinms  Board  of  Higher 
Education  in  Ocioto.  Barring  any  roadblocks,  JJC  t^fidals  plan  to  have  tbe  fadiity 
ready  for  classes  in  January  1993. 

New  furniture,  paint 
brighten  cafeteria,  bridge 

By  JenlRees 

New  paint,  furniture  and  other  recently 
completed  renovations  make  Joliet  Junior 
College  a more  comfortable  place  to  learn 
and  enjoy  this  fall. 

The  cafeteria  and  the  bridge  were  re- 
modeled during  the  past  month  for  the  first 
time  since  the  college  opened  the  building, 
almost  20  years  ago.  The  renovation  in- 
cluded new  furniture  and  painting  on  the 
bridsc  and  in  the  cafeteria  .The  bridge  also 
was  recarpeied  and  a new  mural  ha.i  been 
designed  in  the  center  section,  Outdoors, 
new  striping  was  pointed  on  the  roadways. 

'The  condition  of  the  chairs  in  the  caf- 
eteria and  the  worn  carpeting  of  the  bridge 
was  a factor  in  the  Board  of  Trustees  deci- 
sion to  remodel,”  said  Dr.  Joclynn  Ainlcy, 
Vice  President  of  Student  Affairs.  "The 
chairs  in  the  cafeteria  were  the  original 
chairs  from  1974." 

Interior  Design  instructor  Nancy  Beau- 
[TO  selected  the  color  schemc—grays  aix) 
purple  with  orange  as  an  accent 

The  cafeteriarcceived  new  tables  and  a 
paint  job.  “We  wanted  the  colors  to  fit  what 
theinstituiionwasabout,”saidAinIey.  "We 
went  for  a more  conservative  look." 

Along  with  the  renovations  in  the  cafete- 
ria, the  todge  was  repainted  and  recarpeted 
in  similar  colors. 

‘The  fumiuire  on  the  bridge  looks  the 
same  as  on  the  concourse.  The  chairs  will 

cidier  be  a solid  purple  or  u purple  print 
fabric,’’  said  Dia/K  &hmiit.  Director  of 
Administrative  Services.  "There  will 
also  be  some  tables  and  other  chain  set 
up  on  the  bridge." 

Main  Campus  roadways  and  pork  ing 
lou  also  were  renovated  this  summer. 
Two  parking  lotit  and  the  cnirunce  and 
cxiiroeds  were  seal  coated  and  rc-sui|xxl. 

"Parking  Lot  W3,  the  auto  shop  urea 
and  Parking  Lot  M2  were  resurfaced,  seal 
coated  and  rc-sirfped,"  said  Director  of 
BuildingandCtvundiKenPicrcc.  "f^- 
ingLotMl,  ihecntranccroadandlhccxit 
road  were  also  re-stnped." 

Funding  to  rcmcxiel  the  bridge  and 
the  cafeteria  was  pun  of  the  Auxiliary 
and  Enterprise  furid.  The  rc-striping  on 
the  emranccrood  and  the  exit  road  was 
funded  by  the  Operation  and  Mainte- 
nance fund,  and  the  resurfacing  and  rc- 
striping  on  the  parking  lots  was  funded 
by  the  Build  Ulinois  funds. 

All  painting  was  done  by  Glen  Ber- 
nard Filing  and  Decorating  and  Ben 
Cabay  Construction  Company,  both  of 
Joliet . The  carpeting  was  laid  by  Ben 
Cabay  Coawuction.  The  bridge  fumi- 
uire  came  from  Vecta  Company  in  Chi- 
cago. Gallagcr  Asphalt  Corporation  of 
Joliet  resurfaced  the  roadways  and  Ire- 
land Painting  and  Decorating  of  Joliet 
re-striped  the  roads. 

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Health  Service  is  here  to  care  for  JJC  students 

By  Jo  Lynn  Worden 

near  the  Campus  Police  substation  and  the  Athletic  Depan- 
menL  Iioccupiesonly  fourrooms, ooeof which isanoffice. 

Maybe  you  sto^Kd  by  once  with  a scratchy  throat  or 
headache.  lfso.youmcuheper9onincharge,JcanDale,a 
registered  nurse  whose  job  it  is  to  coordinate  Health  Services 
at  JJC. 

She  might  have  dispensed  some  throat  lozenges  or  aspi- 
rin and  sent  you  on  your  way.  If  you  needed  further 
evaluation,  she  told  you  where  to  get  professional  help. 

These  arc  only  a few  of  the  services  that  Dale  provides  as 
campusnursc.  Undcrherdireciion, Health Servicesoffers 
a variety  of  free  assistance  to  students,  staff  and  faculty. 

Dale  is  available  during  the  fall  and  spring  semesters 
Monday  through  Friday  from  8 a.m.  until  4:30  p.m.  in  G- 
1017  to  deal  with  any  life-threatening  emergency  as  well  as 
the  normal  everyday  injuries  on  campus  and  minor  health 
problems  of  the  average  student. 

After  those  hours,  anyone  needing  help  should  contact 
the  switchboard  or  Campus  Police,  who  arc  familiar  with 

emergency  medical  procedures. 

"Many  students  will  come  in  with  a minm-  complaint 
such  as  symptomsof  acold,”  Dale  said,  "but  loficn  find  that 
they  have  a larger  concern. 

“I  have  lalWp/t  with  students  who  are  worried  about  the 
symptoms  of  venereal  disease,  pregnancy,  those  who  have 
had  problems  with  parental  abuse  or  boyfriend-girlfriend 

In  the  easiest  cases,  like  the  common  cold,  Dale  can 
dispense  some  cold  tablets.  For  more  serious  problems  she 
will  refer  a student  to  a physician  or  a counselor. 

For  emergency 
health  assistance, 
visit  Room  G-1 017 

If  the  student  does  not  want  to  turn  to  the  family  doctor, 
Dale  can  refer  them  to  the  Will  County  Health  Department 
for  care  at  a cost  they  usually  can  afford. 

Besides  the  medical  care  of  students  and  staff,  Dale  has 
her  share  of  administrative  work  to  do.  Health  Services 
maintains  a &le  of  updated  physicals  for  students,  athletes, 
nursing  students  and  EMT's  on  campus. 

She  handles  the  applications  for  handicapped  parking 
permits  and  also  monitors  the  loan  of  equi(»nent  for  the 
physically  disabled,  a service  most  students  probably  don't 
know  about 

The  campus  nurse  also  coordinates  health  education 
programs  on  campus  and  speaks  to  classes  and  clubs  about 
health-related  topics. 

The  Health  Service  also  provides  care  fw  students  with 
a medical  history  of  a disease  such  as  diabetes  or  epilepsy. 
Student  health  formsare  checked  and,  with  permission, Dale 
can  alert  instructors  each  semester  as  to  what  medical 
attention  should  be  adminisiercd  if  a student  should  have  an 
emergency  while  in  class. 

Most  students  know  very  little  about  the  Health  Service 
and  even  fewer  use  it  "Visibility  is  a problem,"  acknowl- 
edges Dale  with  a smile.  "I  sometimes  go  walking  the  halls 
to  let  students  see  there  is  a nurse  here  on  campus." 

ChUd  care  center  gives  parents  peace  of  mind 

By  Jo  Lynn  Worden 

Sun  streams  through  the  windows.  Bright  decorations  dot  the  walls,  and  there  is  a flurry 
of  activity  at  the  JJC  Child  Care  Center  in  B-lOOl . 

Three-,  four-and  fivc-year-old  children  seem  to  be  everywhere,  busily  doing  the  things 
they  do  best 

At  ortc  table,  agroup  is  earnestly  modeling  Play-doh,  one  girl  discussing  ho- "pizza"  with 
a friend,  while  a little  boy  gleefully  makes  long  “snakes.” 

ArxHhcr  table  is  set  up  for  water  play,  arxi  plastic-c^rroncd  children  are  exploring  the 
wonders  of  measuring  and  pouring  bubbly  soapy  water.  Several  others  are  fieely  exploring 
play  areas  that  hold  art  materials  and  books  designed  to  stimulate  activity  and  imagination. 

In  the  middle  of  it  all  is  Director  Barbara  Peterson,  busily  organizing  the  day’s  activities 
for  the  up  to  40  children  who  will  auend  school  that  day.  The  present  format  was  organized 
under  Peterson's  direction. 

“Before  that  it  wasjust  a baby-sitting  service,”  she  explained,  "but  by  1975  plans  were 
made  to  change  the  program  and  incorporate  a more  academic  atmosphere  in  keeping  with 
the  educational  philosophy  of  the  college.” 

The  Ccnicr  is  non-profit  and  self-supporting.  Parents  pay  a fecof  Sl.TOper  hour  with  an 
added  charge  of  75  cents  per  day  for  hot  lunch  if  the  child  is  enrolled  during  the  lurtch  hour. 
About  the  only  stipulation  on  enrollment  is  that  a child  attend  at  least  two  days  per  week  for 
atwo-hourblockoftime.  "Any  less  than  that,  the paremneedsababy-sitter,nota]H'eschool,” 
said  Peterson. 

Under  her  direction,  lessons  arc  coordinated  with  a ^>ecial  theme  each  week  and  provide 
an  opportunity  to  enhance  language  devclt^ment  and  readiness  skills.  Preschool  screening 
is  done  each  fall  as  in  any  other  preschool  in  the  region. 

Suidems  and  staff  use  the  center  each  weekday  from  8 a.m.  to  4:30  p.m.  on  regular  class 
days  during  the  fall  and  spring  semesters.  A modified  session  is  also  offered  for  Summer  I. 
Children  of  ages  three  through  12  may  attend  then  until  noon.  The  summer  program  also  is 
still  academically  oriented  and  features  cooperative  field  trips  around  campus. 

Jean  nine  Goss  is  one  student  who  has  enrolled  her  daughter  at  theCen  ter  for  the  past  year. 
"I  could  probably  find  child  care  somewhere  else  if  1 had  to.  but  it  is  more  convenient  to  be 
able  to  iMing  her  here  to  school  with  me.” 

Other  parents  echo  the  same  sentiment  It  is  much  easier  to  plan  their  class  schedule 
knowing  they  can  anangc  child  care  around  it 

Diane  Barnes,  who  teaches  two  sectims  of  Health  109,  a nutriticH)  class  in  the  Nursing 
Department  is  a faculty  member  who  uses  the  Center. 

Af  play  In  JJC's  Child  Care  Center 

She  brings  her  five-year-old  daughter  along  to  school  two  mornings  each  week. 

"I  havea  sitter  in  Sh^wood  U)  care  for  my  two-year-old  son,  but  it  is  nice  that  she  is  able 
to  have  a pre-school  experience  plus  the  bonus  of  being  where  Mom  works.” 

The  Center  has  also  been  us^  in  the  past  by  practicum  students  enrolled  in  education 
courses  at  JJC.  Und^  Peterson's  direction,  they  work  a total  of  64  hours  during  the  semester 
and  earn  three  credit  hours. 

Certain  requirements  must  be  completed  which  include  designing  teaching  plans  that 
itKorporate  language  development,  fine  moux'  stalls,  gross  motor  skills,  music,  math  and 

The  Centeris  open  to  the  community,  but  students  andstaff  arc  given  priority  in  ciuollment. 

"We  used  toadvertise  to  the  community  butdon’tanymore;  weean  fill  all  the  spaces  with 
our  own  sUKlcms  here  on  campus.”  Accrmling  to  assistant  director  Ruth  Recchia  there  is 
usually  a waiting  lisL  Parents  should  try  to  make  arrangements  as  soon  as  they  kiww  their  class 

Schneider  named  judge,  Newberg  becomes  trustee 

Patricia  Schneider,  former  chairperson  of  the  JolietJun- 
ior  College  Board  of  Triistces,  has  been  named  the  first 
female  judge  in  the  12ihjudicial  circuit  of  Dlinois. 

Schneider  was  succeeded  on  the  JJC  Board  by  Barbara 
Newberg.  Newberg  will  serve  until  the  November  elecdtm. 
A City  of  J obet planner,  she  was  selected  firom  14  candidates 
who  submitted  appbeations  for  the  open  board  seaL 

"1  want  to  make  a contribution  to  the  community," 
Newberg  says.  "Serving  on  the  JJC  Board  is  a good  way  to 
do  that  I’m  thrilled,  surprised  and  pleased  about  my 
appointment  and  plan  to  seek  election  to  the  Board  in 

Long  before  Schneider  joined  the  college  board,  she  was 
urging  othen  to  use  the  coUege  to  improve  their  bves.  "I 

Patricia  Schneider  Boiboro  Newberg 

think  we  are  so  fortunate  to  have  community  coUeges," 
Schneider  says.  Thereaiecounllesspeoplo— bkemysclf— 

who  would  be  unable  to  reach  any  of  their  goals  if  commu- 
nity colleges  were  not  available. 

"Education  is  so  afi^ordable  and  aQ^nable  because  of  the 
community collegesystem.  rmnotsayingthatit’seasy.but 
you  have  to  give  of  yourself  fix  anything  tiiat  is  worth 
receiving.”  Schneider  says. 

Becoming  a judge  is  one  of  many  accomplishments 
earned  by  Schneider.  She  passed  the  Gerteral  Education 
in  busii^  from  JJC,  earned  a bachelor’s  degree  in  business 
administration  and  ^aduated  from  law  school 

She  was  elec  ted  to  the  JJC  Board  of  Trustees  in  1983  and 
was  the  Board’sehairpezson  in  1986  and  1989,  and  was  re- 
elected  in  1987.  She  resigned  in  May  to  beoxne  a judge. 

TVeasurer  Quinn 
visits  JJC,  touts 
support  for 
pre-pay  tuition 

Illinois  State  Treasurer  Patrick  Quinn 
and  the  slate's  majcH  education  advocacy 
groups  arc  urging  Gov.  Jim  Edgar  to  sign  a 
bill  creating  an  investment  system  which 
parents  can  use  to  pe-pay  their  child’s 
college  tuition. 

In  a [Hess  conference  at  JJC  on  Aug.  6, 
Quinn  said  the  Future  Education  Account 
Act  would  allow  paraits  to  make  monthly 
payments  into  a tax  d^ened,  interest-bear- 
ing account  When  a child  graduates  from 
high  school,  the  account  is  guaranteed  to 
cover  tuition  at  state  universities,  with  com- 
parable hiidon  covered  if  the  child  chooses 
a private  school. 

The  FEA  is  suRXHied  by  the  Illinois 
Parent  Teachers  Asociation,  the  Federa- 
tion of  Independent  Illinois  Colleges  and 
Universities,  Illinois  Education  Associa- 
ticm  and  the  Illinois  Federation  of  Teachers 
Universities  Council,  the  largest  (Hganiza- 
titm  of  university  faculty  and  staff  in  Illi- 

The  FEA  would  set  monthly  payments 
based  on  the  child's  age  and  estimates  of 
expected  tuition  costs.  If  the  program  be- 
gins in  1992,  peymuus  are  estimated  to 
range  from  $90  a month  for  a newborn  to 
$245  ftxa  14-year-old. 

Modeled  after  successful  tuition  savings 
programs  in.  other  states,  FEA  calls  for 
contributions  to  be  invested  by  the  State 
Treasurer’sofficc.  Anyone  wouldbcabte  to 
open  an  account  in  the  name  of  an  Illinois 


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Student  body, butare  Intended 
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During  a visit  to  JJC,  Illinois 
State  Treasurer  Patrick  Quinn 
urged  Gov.  Jim  Edgar  to  sign 
a bill  creating  an  Investment 
system  which  parents  can 
use  to  pre-pay  their  child's 
college  tuition 

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V incc  McMahon  is  J JC’s  new  athletic  director  and  head 
coach.  McMahon  tcp\aces  Joseph  Redmond. 

Redmond  compiled  an  8- 1 1 recmd  in  two  years  at  JJC. 
He  left  to  assume  dual  roles  at  Knoxville  (Tenn.)  College. 

McMahon  has  been  head  football  coach  at  Illinois  Valley 
Community  College  in  Ogelsby  for  16  years.  Percentage* 
wise,  McMahon  is  among  the  top  10  most  successful  active 
coaches  in  the  national  J unior  College  Athletic  Association. 
Hecompiled  an  impressive  1 17*55  record  at  Illinois  Valley. 

A five-time  No^  Central  Community  College  Confer- 
ence "Coach  of  the  Year”  winner,  McMahon  was  IVCC’s 
athleticdiiectorfortheIastl3 years.  Hecoached21NJCAA 
AU'Amcricarts  and  160  student  athletes  who  earned  schol- 
arships at  four-year  colleges. 

“1  believe  that  the  athletic  department  here  needs  some 
continuity  and  that  is  something  I hope  to  bring,”  said 
McMahem,  who  earned  a master's  degree  from  the  Univer- 
sity of  South  Dakota. 

Vince  McMahon,  one  of  the  most  successful 
cooches  In  the  NJCAA,  is  JJC'snew  Athletic  Direc- 
tor and  head  football  coach. 

"We  want  to  rebuild  the  JJC  football  program  to  what  it 
was  back  in  the  mid- '70s.  Thereaiesomerinehighschools 
in  the  college  district  and  we  want  to  recruit  as  many  in- 
district players  as  possible’’ 

Under  McMahon’s  tutelage,  Illinois  Valley  won  confu- 
ence  championships  in  1977, 1979,  1982  and  1983.  The 
Apaches,  who  last  season  defeated  the  Wolves  44-14  at 
Memorial  Stadi  um,  won  four  Midwest  Bowlchampionships 
and  four  Region  IV  titles. 

Also  a successful  basketball  coach,  McMahon  helped 
Illinois  Valley  to  winning  streaks  of  14  and  17  games. 

Joliet,  which  fuiished  4-6  last  year  and  advanced  to  the 
post  seasmi  Region  IV  playoffs,  begins  its  football  season  at 
7 pjn  on  Saturday,  Aug.  31  in  Memoriid  Stadium,  hosting 
William  Rainey  Harper  he  defending  N4C  champion. 

Thai  game  v/ill  be  JJC’s  third  straight  against  Harper.  The 
teams  played  the  final  regular-season  game  of  1990 and  met 
in  the  regional  playoffs. 

Cager  action:  It’s  Kfingler  for  men;  Gillispie  for  women 

Pal  Klingler  is  the  new  head  coach  of  the 
Wolves  mens  basketball  team.  Klingler, 
who  has  been  an  assistant  coach  and  lop 
Mexico  University  the  last  three  years,  re- 
places John  Hoover. 

Klingler  helped  ENMU  post  records  of 
16-3. 18-11  and  17-11, 

"1  had  been  looking  forward  to  settling 
back  into  the  MidwesC’  said  Klingler,  who 
playcdbaskctball  at  Illinois' Kaskaskia  Jun- 
ior College  and  coached  at  Lincoln  Trail 
Community  College.  He  played  college 
ball  at  Sterling  (Kan.)  College. 

’’ll  will  be  nice  to  be  in  an  area  whoe  you 
won't  have  to  travel  1,(X)0  miles  to  recruit.’’ 
he  said. 

An  excellent  recruiter,  Klingler  hopes  to 
turnaround  the  Wolves  cage  fortunes  and 
make  the  game  exciting  for  the  fans.  The 
1990-91  Wolves  were  12-18, 

* We  w^l  the  fans  toenjoy  themselves  at 
ourhomegames.  We  wanito  play  an  exciting  brand  of  basketball  ...winning  basketball,"  said 

"One  goal  we  have  ri^l  now  is  to  be  competitive  in  the  conference.  I’m  just  thankful  at 
the  age  of  29  to  be  given  a head  coaching  opportunity.  This  is  a great  basketball  area.’’ 

Pot  Klingler  is  the  new  head  cooch  of 
the  Wolves  mens  bosketboll  team. 

Renee  Gillespie  is  the  new  head  coach 
for  JJC’s  Lady  Wolves  basketball  team. 

Gillispie,  who  compiled  a 1 5- 1 6 record  last 
s|^g  during  her  first  season  as  softball 
coach,  has  one  of  the  N4C's  top  returning 
players  in  point  guard  Doris  Hayes. 

Aformer  Minorca  HighSchoolsiandoul 
athlete,  Hayes  led  the  conference  in  scoring 
in  1990-91,  averaging  22  points  a game. 

“Doris  is  a fine  player,"  Gillespie  said. 

"We  hope  to  have  abeuer-balanced  scoring 
attack  this  season.  I recruited  six  or  seven 
Joliel-area  student  athletes  who  play  both 
basketball  and  softball.  We  hope  to  be  as 
competitive  as  possible  in  91-92.” 

Gillespie,  whose  husband  Mark  will  be 
an  assistant  football  and  basketball  coach, 
excelled  in  softball  and  basketball  at  Danville 
(Iowa)  High  School. 

She  played  boUi  spom  ai  Kirkwood  Gillespie  is  the  new  head 

Ojmmunily  College  m Cedar  Rapids  be-  jocich  ol  the  lady  Wolves  cageis. 

foie  transferring  to  West  Texas  State  Uni- 

Gillespie  played  softball  at  WestTcxas  Stale  and  had  athletic  administration  at  Kirkwood 

JJC's  women’s  softball  lecCTd  last  year  was  6-18. 

From  escort  service  to  severe  weather  warnings 
Campus  Poiice  serve  and  protect  JJC  students 

From  walking  students  to  dieir  cars  to  watching  for  crime^jtudent  petrols  and  escctis 
supplement  the  Campus  Ptdice  officers  on  duty. 

Those  serving  on  the  student  petrol  and  escort  service  are  easily  identi&ed  by  bri^t 
yellow  shirts  and  jackets  and  photo-identiTicaiion  cards.  Two-way  radios  ke^  them  in 
touch  with  Campus  Police  at  all  times. 

In  addition,  the  campus  security  forces  can  be  rcaidied  instantly  from  emergency 
telcf^ioncs  or  "call  boxes"  located  inside  and  outside  of  the  main  campus  buildings. 
Operated  by  the  touch  of  a button,  the  call  boxes  are  answered  around-the-clock. 

Campus  Potice  also  monitor  severe  weather  conditions,  including  tornadoes. 

People  in  Main  Campus  buildings  when  severe  weather  strikes  will  be  notified  to  move 
to  a designated  shelter  area  via  the  college’s  emergency  public  address  system  and  the  fire 
alarm  system. 

An  announcement  over  tiie  public  address  system  ■will  direct  those  in  the  building  to  a 
shelter.  The  announcement  wiU  be  followed  by  the  sounding  of  the  tornado  horn,  three 
short  blasts  the  fire  alarm. 

Internal  halls  and  stairwells  serve  as  shelter  areas  in  the  main  comi^x  building. 

Studena  and  staff  should  remember  to  keep  away  from  areas  with  glass  windows,  such 
as  the  bridge,  the  cafeteria  and  the  main  concourse. 

Above  all,  rem^  itKkxxs.  Those  already  in  their  cars  or  outside  of  the  building  should 
take  cover  immediately. 

Peo]^  in  the  imporary  buildings  should  remain  inside  and  be  prepared  to  take  cover 
under  any  solid  object,  such  as  a desk,  table  or  cabinet.  Again,  stay  in  the  temporary 
building,  aiKl  do  not  try  to  lake  cover  in  the  main  budding. 

The  notification  of  the  "all  clear"  will  be given  via  die  public  address  system.  The  signal 
is  two  shot  blasts  and  one  long  blast  of  th  e fire  alam . A message  will  precede  the  sounding 
of  the  "all  clear." 

Campus  Police  also  provide  emergency  medical  assistance,  onKiampus  assistaixre  to 
motorists,  and  a lost  and  found  service. 

Emergency  call  boxes,  16  are  located  tiuou^ut  the  Main  C^pus,  immediately  put 
sudems  in  touch  with  the  Campus  Police  dispatcher  in  theeveniof  an  emergency  situalion. 

Parking  permits,  can  obtain  one  in  the  Highland  Building.  Room  1 16. 




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of  the  Nation's  Oldest 
Public  Community  College 

Celebrating  90  years 


JJC  student  discovers  how  Disney  ‘works’ 

“I  was  placed  under  (ho  theme 
callcdThcmc  Pajlc  Managcmcm  and  I ui- 
tended  seminars,  such  as  Management 
Disney  Style  and  Movie  Making  Disney 
Style,"  smd  Jumie. 

"I  was  also  placed  with  a group  of  eight 
students  to  create  a project  (hat  we  pre- 
sented to  (he  Disney  Administruiion,"  ho 

"Our  project  was  called  Journey  Into 
Imagination,"  hecxplaincd.  "In  this  project 
our  group  had  to  design  the  structure  of  a 
lestauranL  Wc  hod  to  create  how  the  rc.'ttau- 
niu  was  to  look  and  how  it  was  to  be  run." 

"We  really  hud  to  go  into  depth,"  he 

According  to  Jamie,  students  could  earn 
college  credit  through  this  pro^om.  but  he 
icceivcd  no  college  credit  because  the  pro- 
gram was  not  offered  a Joliet  Junior  Col- 

'I  dunk  dial  t>y  doing  (his  progni/n  I 
have  become  a better  person,”  said  Jamie, 
"Wc  were  taught  to  be  polite,  work  our 
hardest,  be  dean  cut  and  be  good  manug- 

"1  also  learned  how  a restaurant  works 
and  good  organi/otional  .Hkills,”  he  said. 

Jamie  said  (hat  he  loved  the  experience 
and  may  return  to  Disney  this  spring  under 
the  Alurrmi  Program.  ‘The  Alumni  Pro- 
gram is  set  up  so  that  rctuniing  students  can 
let  an  example  for  new  students.  They  arc 
used  as  role  modcls.”hcsujd.  "1  really  miss 
being  away  from  Walt  Disney  World." 

Jamie  is  majoring  in  Communications 
and  will  graduate  from  JJC  with  an  associ- 
ates in  arts  degree.  He  plans  to  (ransfa  to 
Florida  State  University  or  the  Univosity 
of  Central  Fknda.  He  would  like  to  work 
for  Wall  Disney  Producuons  under  the 
Public  Relations  Departmcni 

By  deni  Rees 

When  most  Americans  are  reminded  of 
Wall  Disney  World,  they  usually  think 
abouiMickeyMouse,Space Mountain  and 
their  Fust  family  vacation. 

When  someone  asks  freshman  Jamie 
Albert  what  reminds  him  of  Walt  Disney 
World,  he  answcrswithcIcaningolTcounlcr 
tops,  getting  up  at  7 ajn.  to  be  at  woik  by  8 
a.m.  and  learning  how  to  create  a movie 
"Disney  Style.” 

This  past  spring  semester  Jamie  had  the 
opportunity  to  work  at  Wall  Disney  World 
inOrlando,FIorida.Hewaspastof  the  Walt 
Disney  World  College  Program,  which 
lasted  from  January  21  through  May  IS. 

According  to  Jamie,  he  fust  learned 
about  the  program  through  a friend  of  his 
cousins,  who  had  been  in  the  program  the 
following  spring. 

“The  program  sounded  interesting  and 
thcmorslhcaidatourh,  thjnio.'e.I  wuiiud 
to  do  it,”  he  said. 

Jamie  smd  that  to  be  considered  for  the 
program,  he  had  to  fill  out  an  application 
last  fall  and  go  through  an  interview  at 
Triien  Community  College. 

"I  found  ouuhat  1 had  made  it  about  two 
mon(hsafter(heintcrview,"hesmd.  "Iwas 
very  excited  that  1 had  bee  accepted." 

While  at  Walt  Disney  World,  Jamie  was 
assipcdio  work  in  arcstauranicalled  Paco 
Bill’s  Cafe  in  the  Frontier  Land  section  of 
the  Magic  Kingdom.  His  duties  ctmsisted 
of  working  kitchen,  counter  and  cashier. 

"We  would  travel  by  Disney  shuule 
buses  from  our  apartmenisevery  day  to  the 
Magic  Kingdom  and  work  8-hour  sdiifts  at 
a dme,”  explained  Jamie.  "After  wc  arrived 
at  the  park,  we  had  to  change  into  special 
Disney  costumes  and  report  to  our  jobs.” 

Towaids  the  ctx)  of  (he  Slay  each  worker 

JJC  student  Jamie  Albert  takes  time  out  from  his  Wall  Disney  Job  to  pose  for  a picture 
with  some  friends. 

wasalsorequiredtoshadowasupervisorof  Aspartofiheprogiam.Jamiewasalso 
the  restaurant  and  work  as  a manager  for  required  to  auend  10  different  classroom 
one  day,  “ he  said.  style  seminars  under  a ^Kcific  theme. 

JJC  enrollment  reaches  an  8-year  high 

By  Donna  Aiello 

Enrollment  at  JJC  is  at  an  8 year  high  with  over  10,000  students  attending  this  semester. 

Statistics  on  enrollment  in  creditclassesindicaieastrong  increase  in  the  numberofolder, 
part-time  students  who  attend  college  while  juggling  work  and  family  schedules. 

“We’re  pleased  to  see  such  strong  interest  in  the  college’s  educational  programs,”  JJC 
Pteadem Raymond Pietak said.  "RetumingtoihelO.OOO-studentmarkhasbeenaprimary 
goal  for  this  institution.” 

The  number  of  students  who  are  21  to  49  yean  of  age  has  increased  10  percent  Lisa 
LeBtyk,  a wife  and  mother,  has  returned  to  JJC  full-time. 

“I  feel  like  housework  interferes  with  my  school  work.  My  family  is  number  one  on  my 
list  of  priorities,  school  woric  is  secord,  and  doing  (he  dishes  is  las!” 

Jason  HedkeatteodedaycarardahalfatlllinoisState  University  in  Bloomington,  After 
a year's  abserce,  he  has  reuimed  to  college  at  JJC . 

“It’s  less  expensive  at  JJC.  and  I needed  to  get  back  into  the  swing  of  college  life,” 
Althou^  the  number  of  traditional  aged  students  has  declined,  the  total  enrollment  in 
programs  that  lead  to  an  associates  in  arts  degree,  the  degree  sought  by  students  transferring 
to  four-year  universiues,  rose  19  percent 

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ihcir  nexl  me«iing  on  Oci.  14, 

i.Admission  fee  is  S2  for  non-c 
bers.  There  is  a S 1 5 membership  fee  which 
eniiilcs  members  access  lo  public  domain 
software,  free  lectures,  and  discounted 
prices  on  woritshops. 

JJC  students  honored...Gary  Cheney 
and  Toni  Bazon  were  awarded  the  Robert 
M.  Adam  Award  for  highest  GPA  in  their 
class  for  the  1990-91  fall  and  spring  se- 
mesters. Freshman  winners  are  William 
Ritchey  and  Stcnetia  Herman.  Congratu- 

October  Planetarium  Show, ..The 
Herbert  Trackman  Planetarium  on  JJC’s 
Main  Campus  will  present  "Larry,  Cat  ir 
Spacc’‘on  Thursday, OcL  17,at6;30p.m 
nore  information,  call  (815)  729- 
9020,  EXL420. 

Do  You  Like  to  Write?  Submit  you 
poetry,  short  stories,  prose,  etc.,  to  The 
Wordeater,  the  campus'  literary  maga-i 
The  wordeater  is  publiched  four 
times  yearly.  For  more  information  see 
Don  Bell  in  room  H-lOOl,  (tf  call  him  at 

•The  next  brown  bag  lecture  will  be 
'Structure  and  Function  of  the  Student 
Government  Association,"  given  by  Rick 
Skorupa  on  October  22. 

The  JJC  Bookstore  has  resumed  its 
normal  fall  semester  hours.  They  will  be 
open  from  7:30  ajn.-7:00  p.m.  Monday- 
Thursdayand7:30am.-3:30p.m.  Friday. 


In  our  last  issue,  we  listed  in  our  Enter- 
tainmcniGuidethatthe  Warren  Covington 
Orchestra  and  ‘The  Pied  Pipers” 
coming  to  the  Rialto  on  Sunday,  October 
13.  We  regret  to  inform  you  that  this 
performance  has  been  cancelled  due  to 
unforeseen  circumstances.  If  you  have 
already  purchased  tickets  for  this  show, 
you  can  return  them  to  place  of  purchase 
refund  or  for  an  exchange.  Call 
box  office.  (815)  726-6600  for  more 

1 our  last  issue,  we  also  stated  that 
Eric  Kester  would  make  his  JJC  acting 
debut  as  Jack  Manningham  in  the  JC 
Players  production  of“AngclStrcct”.Eric 
will  no  longer  be  performing  in  the  pro- 
duction due  to  unforeseen  circumstances. 

10  siudenu  or  siud«n(  organiulions 
promoting  our  Spring  Break  Package: 
Good  Pay  & Fun.  ail  CMI.  I-800423-52M 

Russian  educator  visits  area  schoois 

Ediior's  Note:  Anatoliy  Prokhorov 
visited  area  schools  during  his  tour  of  the 
. U.S. . including  JJC  on  Sept.  23.  This  story 

By  Dona  L.  Popek 

Anatoliy  Prokhorov,  a Russian 
educator,  visited  Plainfield  High  School 
last  week  to  explain  his  views  on  the 
present  situation  in  the  Soviet  Union. 

Prokhorov  is  the  Chief  of  the 
Inlcmailonal  Relations  Department  of  the 
Ecological  Station  of  Environmental 
Control  of  the  World  Laboratory  Branch 
in  ihcU.S.S.R. 

He  has  studied  Marxist  and  Leninist 
ideology  and  has  insights  on  how  those 
leaders  have  influenced  the  Russian 

In  addition  to  Russian,  Prokhorov  is 
fluent  in  both  English  and  French  and  has 
served  as  a translator.  He  has  been 
employed  as  both  a teacher  and  an 

Aflerhislecuiredealingwith  the  present 
situation  in  Russia,  Prokhorov  asked  for 
questions  from  theaudience.  The  students 
inquired  about  the  school  system  in  his 

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Inaddilion  to  spcakingabouuhc  school 
system  and  students,  Prokhorov  was  asked 
aboufthe  McDonald's  in  Moscow.  He 
said,  "McDonald's  is  a museum  of 
American  eating  habits  for  the  Russians. ' 
Most  do  not  go  there  to  cal,  they  observe 
the  way  Americans  eat.  It  is  largest  in  the 
world  and  can  feed  700  p<»ple  at  one 

When  asked  about  the  main  difTerence 
between  America  and  Russia,  he  replied, 
is  much  higher  and  there  are  lots  of  things 
in  this  country  to  help  people  in  their 
daily  life." 

Prokhorov  is  31  years  old  and  is 
married  with  two  daughters.  He  was 
sponsored  by  Joliet  West  High  School. 

Students  find  problem 
in  parking  situation 

By  SoTCdi  Cheskie 

Just  like  C & C Music  Factory  and 
Arstreiolwftkre  me,  something  is  making 
' jcgohmmrom.,.. 

for  an  MTV  music  video,  it’s  just  me 
saying,  “Did  you  ever  wonder  why  it’s 
easier  to  fmd  a pair  of  BtdJ’s  playoff 
rickets  riian  it  is  to  find  a decent  parking 
place  at  Joliet  Junior  College? 
Hmmm....”  I mean,  a student  who  Jives 
fifteen  minutes  away  from  JJC  has  to 
leave  a 1/2  hour  early  in.  order  to 
compensate  for  one  incredibly  long 
joianey  from  car  to  class. 

'ntereasonforthisouttageotis  journey 
is  that  the  paridng  facilities  hcie  on 
campusars  iaadequate.  One  JJC  student 
tlatltalkedtosaid."/  don’tthink  they’re 

inadequate.”  Get  reallll  l>o  yoo  think 
they  make  us  park  in  the  gR^  tokecp 
the  dandelion  papulation  undercontroi? 
:out  parking  lots  and  the  Ixis  Angeles 
freeway  system  is  that,  so  fer,  to  one’s 
Bwn  shot  in  our  parking  lots. 

The  parking  facilities,  which  were 
<Micc  student  for  one  eruire  sRalent 
body  can  no  longer  contain  loday’sJJC 
m<^o)entofovertcn  thousand  students. 

Ihis  problem  is  Only  going  to  become 
and  snows  of  T>ec«nber  descend  tmibe 
Joliet  area. 

1 wonder,  if  I use  cross-sountry  skis, 

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The  Blazer  entertainment  guide 

Titanic  Love  Affair  is  rated  top-notch  with  debut  album 


If  you' veevervisiud  friends  down  al  the 
University  of  Illinois  and  have  passed  up 
the  chance  to  see  the  local  band  Titanic 
Love  Affair,  don’t  make  the  same  mistake 

After  years  of  blowing  away  audiences 
in  clubs  across  the  midwest  and  after  open- 
ing for  such  heavies  like  Jane’s  Addiction, 
Soul  Asylum  and  the  Replacements, 
T.LA.ison  the  brink  of  gaining  some  well- 
deserved  national  attention  with  the  release 
of  their  self-titled  debut  album. 

The  aforementioned  Replacements  are 
all-too-fircqucntly  cited  as  influences  for 

TJ,A.’s  sound,  and  critics  have  unfairly 
insisted  on  making  comparisons  of  the  two 
bands.  Having  seen  both  groigrs  many  limes, 
I can  only  hope  that  Paul  Westerberg’s 
Replacements  take  some  lessons  from  their 
Ch^  peign  counterparts  andcomeouiwilh 
a rcctxd  this  exciting. 

possesses  two  quick-witted  gui- 
tar players  in  Jay  Bennett  and  Ken  Hartz, 
who  interact  brilliantly.  Bennett  throws 
quick  chunks  of  metal  and  neatly  melodic 
fillsoff  of  Hartz’ chordal  structures, an  cl  the 
rcsultisoftcn  thrilling, especially  live.Bass- 
ist  Lars  Gusiafsson  can  skillfully  move 
fromstiaighlgrungc  to  delicate  harmonics. 

JJC  drama  stages  ‘Angel  Street’ 

ThcJolictJunior  College  drama  depart- 
ment will  present  its  Hrst  production  of  the 
season,  Angel  Street,  this  week-end  in  the 
K-Building  Theater. 

'Angel  Sucel'  is  double  cast  and  will  be 
performed  at  I2:30p,m.  on  Friday,  Oci-1 1 . 

What's  Hot? 

Top  music  revealed  in 
Rolling  Stone  Magazine 


1.  Meiallica  - Meiallica 

2.  Natelie  Cole  - Unforgettable 

3.  Color  Me  Badd- C.M.B. 

4.  Van  Halcn- For  Unlawful 
Carnal  Knowledge 

5.  Bonnie  Raitt  - Luck  of  the 

6.  Boyz  II  Men 

7.  C&C  Music  Factory  - Gonna 
Make  You  Sweat 

8.  Michael  Bolton  - Time,  Love 
and  Tenderness 

9.  Paula  Abdul  - Spellbound 

10. R£.M.  - Out  of  Time 

(Based  on  college  radio  airplay) 

1.  Robyn  HitchcockandtheEgyp- 
tians  - Perspex  Island 

2.  Psychedelic  Furs -World  Out- 

3.  Big  Audio  Dynamite  II  - The 

4.  The  Wonder  Stuff  - Never 
Loved  Elvis 

5.  Ned’s  Atomic  Dustbin  - God 

and  logetherwithdnimmer  Michael  Trask’s 
decisive  heartbeat,  the  pair  form  a rhythm 
section  iliat  challenges  the  listener  to  sit 

Producer  Albhy  Galuten  has  c^tured 
the  energy  of  the  band’s  live  shows  on  this 
album,  wisely  avoiding  excessive  over- 
dubs and  other  unnecessary  effects.  TL.  A. 
is  best  when  experienced  live,  as  was  evi- 
dent to  all  who  attended  a packed  Cabcrct 

forJolietJuniorCoUegesludenls,  8p.rn.on 
Friday  and  Saturday,  OcL  1 1-12  and  2:30 
p.m.  on  Sunday,  Ocl  13. 

Tickets  arc  S3  for  adults,  SI  for  JJC 
students  and  staff  and  S2  for  senior  citizens 
and  other  students. 

Metro  show  in  Chicago  on  Friday.  Septem- 
ber 27th. 

Galuten’s  decision  to  leave  in  amplifier 
buzz'  and  feedback  on  the  album  gives  it  a 
spontaneous  feel.  This  is  often  a joyful, 
(tefinately  gutsy  debut  from  a band  that 
deserves  your  attention.  Titanic  Love  Af- 
fair hasn't  exactly  reinvented  the  four  man 
guiiars-bass-dnims  lineup,  but  this  spirited 
debut  is,  without  a doubt,  time  well  spent 

6.  Oowded  House  - Woodface 

7.  Squeeze  - Play 

8.  Smashing  Pumpkins  - Gish 

9.  Chapterhouse  - Whirlpool 

10. Maiy’s  Danish  - Circa 


1.  Paula Abdul-'ThePromiseof 
a New  Day” 

2.  MichaelBolton-'Time.Love 
and  Tenderness” 

3.  Bryan  Adams  - “(Everything  1 
Do)  I do  it  for  You” 

4.  Color  Me  Badd  - “I  Adore  Mi 

5.  Cathy  Dennis  - 'Too  Many 

6.  R.E.M.  - Shiny  Happy  People 

7.  C&C  Music  Factory -“Things 
That  Make  You  Go  Hmmmm..." 

8.  Rod  Stewart  - “The  Motown 

9.  Extreme  - “Hole  Hearted” 

10. Bonnie  Raitt  -(.“Something  to 
Talk  About” 

SUE (#615) 


Lady  Wolves  win  Invitational 


JJC  Invitational 

Joliet  Junior  College  won  ils  own 
invitational  on  Sat,  Sept  28,  winning 
by  one  point  on  the  tic-breaker. 

In  the  round  robin  format.  JJC  beat 
Olive  Harveyl5-9,  15-7,  then  beat 
Wri^i  15-4. 1 5-3,  beforesiqjping  Daley 
College  15-3, 15-3.  JJC  then  split  with 
SuLouis-ForestPark,  losing  15-12  and 
winning  lS-l3.The  top  two  teams  in  the 
tourney  played  last  and  JJc  split  again 
with  Lake  Michigan,  losing  15-1 1 and 
winning  15-11. 

The  tourney  then  went  to  its  tie- 
breaker to  determine  the  champion,  and 
JJC  won  by  one-point  on  point  differen- 
tial in  all  matches. 

Named  to  the  all-toumcy  team  were 
JJC'sNickiKeplar.Amy  Duda.andSue 
Kolasinski.  Kcplar  was  named  MVP  in 
the  tourney. 

uled  to  play  the  following  matches:  SaL, 
Oct  1 6.  Tri-match  here  with  North  Cen- 
tral Coll.  (JV):  and  Sat.  OcL  19.  N4C 
Conference  tournament,  place  to  ba  an- 

Wolves  Win  Football  Battle 


The  Joilei  Junior  College  football 
team  w<m  a very  tightly-foughtbatUeon 
Sunday.  Sept  29,  beating  the  Illinois 
Wesleyan  junior  varsity  squad  in 
Bloomington-Normal  by  a score  of  22- 
21.  Fullback  Terrence  Ghulston  ran  for 
three  touchdowns  for  the  Wolves. 

Ghulslon.atisingsiarforthe  Wolves, 
capped  a sixteen  point  3rd  quarter  with 
an  eleven  yard  TD  run.  Another  high 
pointofthegamewaswhenTim  Fortney 
ran  for  the  two  point  conversion. 
Ghulston  and  Fortrteyhadbiggames  the 
week  before  against  Illinois  Valley. 

JJC  bounced  back  homa  tough  35-0 

loss  to  Illinois  Valley  in  their  previous 
contesL  That  game  marked  the  first  re- 
turn to  III.  Valley  for  Wolves  head  coach, 
Vince  McMahon.sincc  he  started  coach- 
ing at  JJC.  Coach  McMahon  won  four 
N4C  championships  while  he  coached 
at  Illinois  Valley. 

The  Wolves  arc  looking  to  continu- 
ously improve  as  a team,  and  their  2-3 
record  stands  to  prove  iL 

Come  and  root  for  the  Wolves  as 
they  con  tinue  to  battle  their  way  through 
the  season.  Upcoming  games  are  as 
follows:  SaL,  Ocl  12,  here  against  Mo- 
raine Valley;  SaL.OcL  19,  here  against 
Rock  Valley. 


The  Student  Newspaper 
of  the  Nation’s  Oldest 
Public  Communily  College 

Celebrating  90  years 


Academic  Skills 
Center  helps  students 
achieve  excellence 

Have  a safe  and 
Happy  Halloween! 

By:  Janet  Inmon 


Right  now,  that’s  a popular  cry  from 
many  students  who  aren't  doing  so  well  in 
their  classes.  Students  who  need  extra  help 
can  find  assistance  in  the  Academic  Sldlls 

Academic  Skills  Center  advisor 
Charlene  Wagner  said,  there  is  a 65% 
increase  in  the  number  of  snidcnts  that 
sough  t help  through  the  ASC  since  last  fall. 
The  number  of  visits  by  new  students  has 
increased  by  80%,  while  the  number  of 
hoLiis  has  increased  by  1 26%  since  last  fall. 

According  to  Wagner  the  lutora  have 
also  had  a lot  to  do  with  the  increase. 

"The  tutors  that  apply  to  the  Acedcmic 
Skills  Center  have  to  go  through  about 
eight  hours  of  training  in  order  to  help  the 
students  to  the  best  of  their  ability,”  she 
said.  “Not  only  do  the  tutors  teach  the 
subject  for  which  they  applied,  but  they 
also  teach  morcefTicicntstudysIdlls.Tulors 
are  taught  to  see  the  problems  in  students' 
study  skills,  so  that  the  student  uses  his  or 
hertimemore  wisely  whcnsiudyingalone." 

“Students  can  also  rehearse  for 
presentations  or  speeches  with  their  tutors 
before  they  are  even  due, “said  Wagner. 
“This  allows  the  student  to  get  used  to  the 
idea  of  standing  in  front  of  someone  who 
will  give  them  constructive  criticism  on 
what  they  might  do  to  improve  their 

performance  before  they  have  to  present  it  in 
front  of  their  instructor  for  credit" 

There  arc  also  tutors  in  different  labs 
throughout  the  school  such  as  in  the  Biology 
lab  and  the  Anatomy  and  Physiology  lab  both 
in  room  E- 1006,  the  EET  lab  in  room  C>20 13, 
and  the  EEAS  lab  in  room  D-20I9.  Other  bbs 
are  the  Nursing  lab  in  room  C-2028  and  the 
Music  Apptcciauon  tutor  in  room  K-2016. 
The  ACS  has  twenty-eight  tutors  in  thirty 
different  subjects. 

“The  Acedcmic  Skills  Center  isn'ljust  for 
students  who  need  a little  help  with  their 
studies.  It’s  also  available  to  adults  who  are 
rctuniing  to  college  after  being  away  for  a 
while  and  need  time  to  adjust  to  the  college 
way  of  life  again.”  said  Wagner. 

The  Returning  Adult  program  is  designed 
especially  for  these  adults  and  their  needs,  and 
is  divided  into  three  different  sections.  The 
Reuiming  Adults  Seminar  is  a scries  of  free 
workshops  that  include  everything  from 
effective  note- taking  to  how  to  use  the  Learning 
Resource  Center.  Refresh  and  Review  is  for 
those  who  remember  what  they  did  in  high 
school  or  college,  but  since  it  was  a while  ago, 
things  are  a LtUe  fuzzy.  It's  more  or  less  a series 
of  brush-up  courses  to  get  adults  restarted, 
using  computers  to  refresh  skills  in  reading, 
math,  language,  and  study  skills.  The  Basic 
Acedemic  Skills  program  arc  self-paced 
acedemic  skills  courses  that  go  over  basic 
math,  reading,  writing,  study,  and  test-taking 

skills,  as  well  as  associated  job 
preparation  skills. 

“The  administration  has  really  been 
supportive  of  our  efforts  so  far.”  said 
Wagner.  "They  have  allowed  us  to 
expand  our  tutoring  hours,  our  numbers 
and  our  staff." 

The  Acedcmic  Skills  Center  is  open  on 
Monday  thru  Thursday,  from  7:30  am. 
until  9 p.m..  Friday.  7:30  a.m.  unul  4 p,m., 
and  Saturday, Sam.  until  12p.m.  ThcACS 
is  located  in  room  12033,  and  if  you  want  to 
make  anappoinun  enter  have  anytjucsuons. 
you  can  call  729-9020.  cxL  284, 

New  transfer  center  offers  assistance,  information 

By  Laura  Wojcik 

It's  that  time  of  year  again. 

The  fall  semester  is  almost  half  over  and  students  transferring  to  other  schools  are  in 
a frantic  state  trying  to  decide  where  to  finish  their  education. 

Students  who  arc  having  a difficult  lime  deciding  where  to  transfo'  after  Joliet  Junior 
College  can  find  assistance  or  general  information  in  the  transfer  center. 

The  transfer  center  is  a new  depaunent  at  JJC  open  to  all  students  who  need  general 
information  or  who  need  assistance,  said  transfer  qiecialist  Angela  E>avis. 

‘The  purpose  of  the  center  is  to  encourage  and  increase  the  transfer  rate  of  community 

college  students  to  other  univenities,"  said  Davis. 

The  center  provides  several  resources  including  finacial  aid  books,  university 
catalogs,  scholarship  information  and  degree  requirements.  Trips  and  workshop 
information  for  specific  campuses  are  also  available. 

“I  would  encourage  suidcms  to  apply  early  and  of  ten.  Don’t  wail  until  the  semester 

before  you  decide  logo,"  said  Davis,  'The  best  lime  to  start  would  be  midway  through 
your  first  semester  st  JJC." 

The  transfer  center  is  located  in  room  J-3036  and  is  open  from  8 a.m.-4:30  pjn. 


center  at  (815)  729-9020.  Ext  449  or  537. 

Anyone  interested  in  doing  production  work  or  writing  for  the  Biazer  may  contact  us  in  room  FT009. 

Gotanewstip?  CainheBlazeratExt.313. 



Young  people  are  making  a difference 




Do  You  Like  to  Write?  Submit 
you  poetry,  short  stories,  prose,  etc.,  to 
The  Wordeater,  the  campus'  literary 
magazine.  The  wordcater  is  publiched 
four  times  ycarly.Formore  information 
sec  Don  Bell  in  room  H-1001,  or  call 
him  at  ExL  308. 

The  JJC  Bookstore  hours  for  the 
fall  semester  are  from  7:30  a.m.-7:00 

Toyota  Scholarships  - Toyota  is 
offering  $500  scholarships  and  a S 1 700 
Snap-On  Tool  Kit  to  qualifyong 
Automotive  students.  Information  is 
avaibblc  at  the  Automotive  Service 
division  of  the  JJC  Technical  DepL 

Midterm  Crisis?  Meet  your  study 
buddy  in  Accdcmic  Skills!  They  offer 
28  tutors,  30  acedcmic  subjects  and 
over  1 79  tutoring  hours  per  week.  Come 
to  room  J-2033  for  details. 

Iniramurals-Ifyou're  interested  in 
basketball,  billiards  or  bowling  for 
iniiomurals  contact  Pam  in  the  Athletic 

SGA  - The  Student  Government 
Association  meets  every  Wednesday  at 
Noon  in  the  JJC  Fine  Arts  Theatre.  All 
students  arc  welcome. 

‘Bench  Club’ Luncheons*  Join  the 
JJC  Athletic  Bench  Club  at  Aurclio's 
Pizzaevery  Monday  at  noon.Thcpubhc 
is  invited  to  hear  Wolves'  coaches  talk 
about  their  lespetive  athletic  programs. 
Cost  of  the  buffet  luncheon  is  S8. 

Important- Youmustrcportchangc 
of  name,  address  or  phone  number  to 
RegistraLon  (J-1009) byOclobcr3I. 

Joliet  Junior  College  will  hold  a 
90ihAruiivcrsarybashat  12:30p.m. on 
Sunday,  Nov.  17  at  the  Main  Campus. 
There  will  be  a processional  walk  and 
cake  cuiung  ceremony.  Come  join  the 
fun  and  find  out  about  the  history  of  JJC. 

A student  recital  will  be  held  in  the 
mam  campus  theater  at  11  a.m.  on 
Wednesday,  OcL  30. 

The  Wolves  will  travel  to  Triton 
Community  College  fora  football  game 
at  I p.m.  on  Saturday,  Ocu  26. 

Womens’ Volley  ball  will  begin  their 
regional  volleyball  tournament  on 
Saturday,  OcL  26.  The  lime  will  be 

Cycling  trip  to  be  held 

By:  JenI  Rees 

The  Joliet  J unior  College  Fitness  Center 
will  sponsor  a 28-mile  Fall  Fun  Bike  Ridcat 
9:30  a.m.  on  Saturday,  Nov.  2 on  the  I&M 
Canal  trail  in  Channahon. 

The  trip  is  approximately  seven  hours 
long  and  runs  friim  Channahon  to  Morris. 

“The  ride  will  proceed  at  a leisurely 
pace.  This  is  not  a race,"  said  sponsor  Pam 
Hohlman.  "All  types  of  bikes  may  be  used 
on  the  trail.  The  trail  is  paved  most  of  the 

The  cost  is  S6  and  includes  lunch  and  a 
T-shirt  People  who  arc  inicrcsted  should 
in  the  nincss  center.  The  trip  is  limited  lo60 

‘The  puiposeof  die  evemis  to  get  together 
andhavefun,"saidHohlman.  "Theseevents 
bring  people  together  so  they  get  to  know 
each  other." 

For  more  information  or  to  register,  call 
the  fitness  center  at  729-9020,  Ext  257. 

Blazer  Staff 

The  Blazer  is  the  student  publica- 
tion of  Joliet  Junior  College. 

Articles  In  The  Blazer  do  not  neces- 
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policies  of  the  college's  faculty. 
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sobmltted  to  the  Blazer  lr>  Room  F- 

The  Blazer  is  published  by  the 
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Monoging  Editor: 

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Dona  Popek 
Reporters  and  Writers: 

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We’ve  all  been  lectured  about  it  before. 
Young  people  think  they  have  all  the 
answers.  We  know  everything,  so  why 
don't  we  gel  out  and  change  the  world 
while  the  answers  are  still  fresh  in  our 
minds.  Then  the  older  generations  sneer 
and  give  us  that  just-wail-lill-you-join-ihe- 
rcal-world  look. 

Well,  folks,  looks  like  we've  finally  got 
you  on  this  one. 

Young  people  are  out  making  a 
difference  in  a way  only  sung  about  before. 
So  thank  you,  Mr.  Dylan,  thank  you,  Mr. 
Lennon,  for  the  ideas.  But  we're  not  going 
to  rewrite  the  tunes.  Young  people  are 
going  to  rewrite  history.  A history  far  more 
dangerous  than  our  parents  or  grandparents 
would  have  thought 

Yes.  the  dmes  they  are  a changin’.  And 
for  once,  they ’re  changing  for  the  good,  not 
just  a reshaping  of  old  ideas.  The  Berlin 
Wall  has  come  down  and  Germany  is 
reunited.  Eastern  Europe  is  alive  with 

revolution.  Young  people  from  the  West 
are  doing  what  we  do  best:  giving  support 
and  drawing  attention  to  issues  that  most 
people  don’ t want  to  think  about  We’re  all 
sending  a message  that  it’s  time  for  all  to  be 
free.  The  martyrs  of  Tiananmen  Square  are 
all  the  proof  you  need.  The  lime  for  change 
isnow.andwccan'twaiianylonger.  . 

Now,  I know  what  the  older  people  are  I 
thinking.  It’salongthelinesof,"Hey,  we’re  | 

the  ones  in  office,  negotiating  all  the  fine  ] 
print”  My  answer  to  that  is  this:  it’s  about  | 
time.  They’ve  been  spouting  rhetoric  long  | 

enough.  The  Cold  War  is  over,  so  what’s  } 

the  holdup?  If  you  still  want  to  talk,  then 
talk.  We’re  going  to  take  action. 

The  ball  is  in  our  court  now.  It  has  started 
rolling  andii'sup  to  us  tokeepitgoing.  And 
that's  what  we  are  going  to  do.  Young 
but  at  least  ours  work.  They  say  freedom 
isn’t  free,  which  is  true.  But  you  should  not 
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Syndrome.  'These  arc  terrifying  situation 
she  says.  "Pu^le  sec  their  survival  at  stake. 
Dwel^g  on  the  bad  gets  in  the  way  of  what 
you  need  to  survive. ...  Slowly  you  start  to 

dislortc  the  situation,  see  some  good  and 
slowly  begin  to  bond." 

After  finding  a connection  beiccn  Ihe 

to  see  how  syndrome  behavior  might  relate 
todaUng  in  general. 

College  Press  Service 

"What  is  significant  Is  thai..  wc  picked 
picople  olT  the  .street  and  what  wc  found 
suggests  that  ihcdynamicsof  this  ojccvasivc 
and  that  every  rclutioaship  is 
more  or  less  abusive,”  Grtiliuni 


Date  rope  i.s  un  cxam|>Ie  of 
Gniluun  says.  On  one  hand  u 
woman  might  be  pressured  to 
have  sex  but  nothing  happens. 
But  in  the  most  extreme,  u 
date  rope  could  occur. 

"Pressure  to  have  sex  is 
normal,"  Graham  says.  But  if 
thcsilualiundtxts result  in  adaic 
rape,  "People  usually  deny  liie 
abuse  just  to  cope  with  iL" 

In  a look  at  other  research 
Graham  found  one  study  lluil 
reported  25  to  35  percent  of 
young  women  perceived 
violence  toward  lham  a.s  a sign 
of  love.  That  helped  .sparkc  her 
theory  that  Stockholm 
Syndrome  behavior  could  be 
IMcd  to  dating. 

Graham's  study  Involved  a random 
sample  of 764  undergraduate  womenui  die 
University  of  Cincinnati. 

The  Univenity  of  Cindnnaii  recently 
completed  a study  comparing  the 
psychological  characteristics  of 
date  r^  victims,  beneied  women 
and  hostages. 

The  study  is  one  of  the  firsuo 
look  at  how  The  Stockholm 
Syndrome  relates  to  dating.  The 
Stockholm  Syndrome  is  aconcept 
that  emerg^  years  ago  when 
rseachers  studied  the 

psychological  characteristics  of 
hostages  and  found  that  they 
actually  bonded  with  their 
captures,  in  spitofsufTcringabuse. 

Previous  siudiers  at  the 
University  of  Cincinnati  have 
linked  the  behavior  of  battered 

women  to  The  Stockholm 

"A  lot  of  women  say,  ‘If  I 
were  battered,  I'd  just  leave,"' 
says  Dr.  Dee  Graham,  a 
psychologist  who  conducted  the 
study.‘‘But  most  battered  women 
know  is  that's  whatgeisyou  more  severely 
baiieiedorevenidlled.  The  battered  woman 
is  very  awareof  those  contingencies,  so  like 
a hgosiage  she  develops  a bond  when  she 


Students  hold  key  for  the  future 

By  Jeff  omen 

We’re  approaching  that  time  of  your 
again,  boysand  girls.  A great,  exciting  lime 
when  everyone-  even  suidems  at  Joliet 
Junior  College-  havea  voice  in  the  decision 
of  who  will  be  the  leader  of  the  Umlcd 
States  of  America. 

Not  long  from  now,  candidates  for  the 
highest  office  in  the  land  will  begin  to  give 
speeches  and  host  fund-raisers  in  Iowa  and 
New  Hampshire,  the  sights  of  the  first  two 
Primaries  that  kick  off  the  race  for  the 
Democratic  Party’s  nomination.  That 
winner  will  take  on  irKumbem  President 
George  Bush,  in  the  battle  for  the  White 

Of  your  reaction  to  all  this  is,  “Who 
cares?"  you're  unfonunaicly  not  alone. 
Countries  around  the  world  would  kill  to 
have  this  election  process  every  four  years. 
Czechoslovakian  President  Vaclav  Havel 
says,  "We  must  all  learn  many  things  horn 
you.”  The  rest  of  the  world  idolizes  us  for 
our  Democratic  form  of  goverameni,  yet 
we  couldn't  care  less.  Half  of  the  U.S. 
population  is  once  again  ex  peeled  to  dec  line 
on  their  right  to  vote  in  the  1992  elecuon. 

It’s  been  over  1 2 years  since  a Democrat 
was  in  the  White  House.  People  seem  to 

control  of  Congress  and  retaining  a 
Republican  as  presidenL  The  danger  in  this 
divided  government  idea  is  that  people  will 
again  ignore  the  '92  election  as  long  as 
President  Bush  seems  unbeatable. 

Agreed,  the  lastfcw  elections  have  been 
shamefully  dominated  by  fancy  rhetonc, 
30-second  sound  bites  for  the  evening  news, 
choice  between  phony  candidaics.  But  what 
might-  and  should-  get  people  intcrcsicd 
with  this  election  is  discussionsof  real 

issues.  Enough  of  all  the  flags,  yellow 
ribbons  and  prison  furloughsuiffthalwe' VC 
been  spoon-fed  for  years.  In  order  to  get  a 
popular  incumbent  out  ofthe  White  House, 
acandidatc needs  to giveihcvotersarcason 
U)  support  him  or  her. 

The  Democrat  game  plan  for  '92  seems 
to  be  to  give  the  public  straight  talk,  real 
messages  and  horiest  solutions.  Hopefully 
this  will  force  President  Bush  off  tlw  golf 
course  and  out  from  behind  all  his 
spokespeopleandacuialJy  make  him  talk  to 
us.  You  and  me.  Think  about  this  for  a 
minute.  Wouldn't  it  be  exciting  if  a 
politician-  especially  a presideni-  would 
really  qxak  to  Ihe  young  people  of  America? 

There  are  a great  deal  of  social  problems 

which  will  face  us  os  wc  move  out  into  the 
real  world:  education,  crime,  health  core, 
AIDS,  lack  of  jobs,  a falicnng  economy 
and  maybe  even  a recession.  Dtvi.sions  in 
America  over  abortion  and  race  arc  getting 
wider  and  wider.  Civil  rights  have 
consistently  gone  backwards  over  the  last 
12  years.  Th^  problem.s  cannot  wait  fur 
another  era.  Wc  need  long-range  plans  and 
solutions  right  now. 

The  Democrois  are  forming  a field  of 
candidates  which  is  nut  all  that  bud.  They 
arc  capable  of  producing  sharp  dcbaic.s  vs. 
President  Bush,  and  they  arc  young.  Fiery 
Iowa  Sen.  Tom  Harkin  is  the  oldest  at  50 
years  old.  We  can  do  much  worse  than  at 
least  listen  to  ihctr  speeches,  whichai  many 
times  can  be  moving. 

Don't  sleep  through  this  one,  people. 
America  need.s  to  wake  up  and  face  the 
changing  world,  and  rc-evaluatc  its 
prion ucs.  It  nothing  else,  at  least  register  to 
vote  and  pick  an  issue  that  you 're  in  tcrcsied 
in,  whether  it  be  race  of  aboruon  or  the 
homeless  or  whatever,  and  take  the  lime  to 
pay  attention  and  vote  for  the  person  who 
will  help  your  cause.  Let's  voice  our 
opinions  arid  our  concerns  m 1992.  Make 
the  people  who  run  this  supposedly  great 
country  of  ours  know  we're  out  there. 



g By:  Johr>crthon  Steffen 

3 ATTENTION:  Transfer  Students 

a Yeah,  you. 

S  The  ones  with  application  papeis  in  hand  and  book  bags  thrown  over  your  shoulder 
(£  ready  to  head  off  to  the  Big  4-Ycar  School  of  your  choice.  The  ones  looking  noble  and 
unexpecting  as  you  contemplate  living  in  dorms  or  somewhere  else  on  a campus  that 
actually  has  more  than  four  separate  buildings. 

If  you’re  anything  like  me,  you’re  ready  to  taste  college  life  at  its  “besi"--at  least,  that's 
how  everyone  describes  iL  They  tell  me  that  "your  university  years  will  be  the  best  years 
of  your  lifc.’’l,howevcr,donotfall  prey  to  this  synopsis,andbelieve  that  that  was  just  some 
sort  of  propaganda  board  members  made  up  in  the  early  '70s  to  discourage  potential  drop- 

Nonethcless,  I'm  ready  to  go  to  a place  where  not  just  registration  knows  me  as  a nine- 
strikingly  gorgeous  and  soon-to-be  rich  brunette.  I'm  ready,  for  all  practical  purposes,  to 
graduate  with  a bachelor's,  spend  some  dme  on  European  topsoil,  and  then  maybe  start 
looking  for  a job  that  pays  more  than  student-wodeer  wages. 

All  ready  University  life  sounds  like  good  times,  but  dermitcly  not  the  best  1 usually 
don’ tentertain  myself  by  writing  27-pagc  long  thesis’  orsurroundingmyself  with  250  other 
confused  and  anxious  people  on  the  same  floor.  But,  choosing  classes  from  an  endless  list 
that  includes  "Puritanical  Conc^ts"  and  "Icc  Ages:  Past  and  Present"  could  be  an 
exhilarating  experience. 

1  do  have  a query,  though.  1 recall  the  very  first  college  course  1 ever  took-ii  was  Speech 
101  with  Dr.  Wolford,  and  1 can  remember  feeling  decidedly  indmidaied  as  foreign  college 
lingo  was  tossed  my  face  like  buckets  of  scalding  water.  1 remember  sitting  in  the 
furthermost,  right-hand  comer  of  class  (as  is  my  custom),  looking  at  the  other  students  and 
wondering  if  I xtually  looked  as  old  and  as  them  or  as  intelligent  as  them.  I felt  completely 
misplaced  and  Iwaswondcring  if  my  university  classes  wouldbclhesame.  I’ve  heard  these 

awful  horror  stories  about  how  professors  and  other  students  hate  those  who  transfer 
because  they  got  “an  easier  ride.’’  I,  however,  don’t  think  that  I or  you  or  any  other  transfer 
student  is  at  is  this  disadvantage.  After  all.  if  we  can  make  it  through  Bev  Shields’  English 
102  courses  that  seem  to  be  patterned  afterahellish  Siberian  Acedemiccamp’scurriculum, 
then  I’m  sure  we  can  finalize  the  remaining  two  years  of  our  bachelor's  degrees  with  a 
4.0. okay,  maybe  a 3.6. 

Magazine  rates  Rice  University 
as  best  buy  for  coiiege  students 

College  Press  Service 

Money  Magazine  has  rated  Rice 
University  in  Houston  ad  the  nation's  best 
college  buy. 

In  compiling  the  top  100  schools,  the 
magazine  surveyed  more  than  1,000 
colleges  on  the  basis  of  tuition,  student- 
faculty  ratios.  SAT  scores,  libraries  and 
statistics  on  how  well  graduates  have  done 
magazine's  September  "Money  Guide.” 

The  schools  in  the  top  10  were,  in 

descending  order  Rice  University,  New 
College  of  University  of  South  Florida 
N.J.),  University  of  Virginia 
(Charlottesville),  University  of  Illinois 
(Urbana-Champaign),  California  Institute 
ofTechnology(pa^ena),Siaie  University 
of  New  York  (Binghamton),  University  of 
Washington  (Seattle),  University  of  North 
Carolina  (Chapel  Hill)  and  University  of 
Texas  (Austin). 

THE  Daily  Crossword 

by  Martha  J.  De  Witt 

©1991,  Tribune  Media  Services 

1 Crib  item 
5 Evince 
9 Colo,  ski  resort 

14  Busy  as 

15  Air 

16  Siena 

17  Put  off 

19  Sew  loosely 

20  Hunting  dogs 

21  Confounded 

23  Ballad 

24  Protected  Side 

25  Salts 

26  Candle 

29  Herbert's  "The_" 

31  Footless 

32  Dog  doc 

33  Palm  trees 

36  Fleur-dc- 

37  Uses  logic 

39  Malt  beverage 

40  Wood-turning  tools 

42  Cal.  fort 

43  Translation  of  a son 

44  Molasses'  partner 

46  Jason’s  lady 

47  Rainbows 

49  Consume 

50  Com  unit 

51  Redcaps 
53  Thespian 

57  "I  walked with  Sorrow" 

58  In  a hurry 

60  Dido 

61  Director  Kazan 

62  Viigina  willow 

63  Ingress 

64  Pine  board 

65  Brilliant  salamander 


1 Skull  and  dunce 

2 Woodwind 

3 Remainder 

4 Irked 

5 Lie 

6 Barbarians 

7 Person 

8 Married 

9 Can.  prov. 

10  Puget  Sound  pon 

1 1 Piece  of  mail 

12  Register 

13  Lacks 
18  Fruit 

22  Send  back  to  lower  coun 
24  Divulges 

26  High 

27  Samoan  port 

28  Letter  addition 

29  U.S.  agency 

30  U.S.  agency 
32  Evening  star 

34  Century  plant 

35  Botanical  bristle 

37  Kinsman:  abbr. 

38  Big  name  in  hockey 
41  Fraud  of  sons 

43  Ground 

45  Attached  a door  fastener 

46  Sch.  subj 

47  Quickly 

48  Kind  of  holiday 
50  Outward 

52  Eldritch 

53  Global  idea 

54  Princely  IL  family 

55  Fret 

56  Throne 
59  Huzzah 

The  Blazer  entertainment  guide  \ 


Tripping  The  Live  Fantastic  » 


"I  need  a miracie!” 

What  leaps  into  your  mind  when 
you  hear  this  phi^?  Is  it  a televangelist's 
plea  for  a cash  bailout  of  his  scandal- 
wracked  ministry?  The  desperate  cry  of  a 
gambler  betting  his  last  two  bucks  on  a 
100-1  long  shot?  How  about  a writer  who 
is  two  hours  away  deadline  staring  at 
avcry  blank  computer  screen?Thc  answer, 
of  course,  is  D,  none  of  the  above.  It  is  a 
hopeful  voice  from  the  crowd  looking  for 
a ticket  to  a guaranteed  night  of  pleasure 
and  fun. 

For  those  of  you  who  have  never 
been  to  a Grateful  E>ead  show,  much  less 
know  who  the  Grateful  Dead  are,  allow 
this  humble  writer  to  broaden  your 
horizons  and  introduce  you  to  a world 
where  the  fun  stops  only  when  you  want  it 
to.  A Dead  show  is  a travelling  carnival  of 
music,  food,  dance,  trinkets,  peace,  and 
lovcihathas  something  foreveryone  with 
an  open  mind. 

Let's  start  with  the  music  and  the 
band,  because  obviously  without  them 
the  whole  scene  would  be  just  another 
statefairandl'd  be  writing  apretty  boring 
feature.Originally  known  as  the  Warlocks, 
the  Grateful  Dead  came  on  to  the  music 
scene  in  1965.  Their  free-form, 
improvisational  style  of  music  combined 
rock,  blues,  folk.andcoun  try  inioallowing 
sound  that  caught  on  quickly.  Voicing  the 
thoughts  and  feelings  of  people  whose 
main  thoughts  were  of  peace,  free  love. 

and  a good  time,  the  Dead  laid  one  of  the 
great  cornerstones  of  American  music 
and  literally  set  the  stage  fora  culUire  that 
still  survives  today. 

TheGrateful  Dead's  first  three  albums 
showcased  the  energetic  live  music  that 
the  band  was 
known  for,  and 
from  there  it  was 
into  the  pages  of 
music  history. 

Over  a quarter  of 
band  is  as  good  as 
ever  The  band 
consists  of  Jerry 
Garcia  and  Bob 
Weir  on  guitars, 

PhilLeshon  bass, 

Mickey  Hart  on 
percussion,  and 
on  drums.  They 
also  have  a 
keyboard  player, 
with  the  Dead  is 
dangerous,  as  all  three  of  their  permanent 
keyboardists  arc  dead  (no  pun  intended). 
Bruce  Hornsby  is  the  latest  musician  to 
fill  that  post. 

The  improvisational  style  of  the  music 
that  the  Dud  play  is  the  most  attractive 
and  magical  ingredient  in  their  live  shows. 
Sticking  to  a basic  framework  of  a song. 

they  leave  plenty  of  room  in  between  to 
"Jam",  playing  whatever  chords  or  riffs 
happen  to  appeal  to  them  at  the  time.  This 
makes  every  show  that  you  sec  different . 
This  also  makes  the  average  Dead  show 
last  about  three  hours , as  opposed  to  the 
hour  and  a half  most 
play.  A 
fifteenminute  song  is 
surprise  at  all, 
psychedelic  lights 
and  cosmic  screen 
images,  that  let  you 
kick  back  and  Just 
enjoy  beingalive.  The 
shorter  songs  of  the 
set  arc  so  irresistibly 
cool  that  you  can't 
help  but  gel  up  and 
dance.  And  believe 
me,  watching  how 
some  Deadheads 
dance  is  worth  the 
price  of  admission 
alone.  But  you  get  the 
idea.  Everyone  there 
does  what  makes  them  happy  and  the 
result  you  get  is  70,000  new  friends  to 
party  with. 

Outside  the  show  is  Just  as  nifty  as 
being  inside.  A Grateful  Dead  show  is  an 
all-day  affair,  starting  early  and  ending 
late.  Usually  around  noon  on  the  day  of 
the  show  is  when  the  Deadheads  arrive  to 

set  up  shop.  Open-air  booths  ore  set  up, 
selling  everything  from  vegetarian  food 
to  Jewelry  to  clothes.  As  the  day  rolls  on, 
the  locals  pour  in,  and  by  three  or  four  in 
the  afternoon  the  stadium  grounds  arc 
pocked  with  people  out  to  grab  a little  bit 
of  Grateful  Dead  mystique.  Tic-dyc.s 
abound,  friendship  bracelets  arc  bought, 
sold,  and  given  away,  and  you  can  always 
find  a delicious  bean  sprout  and  cream 
cheese  bagel  to  keep  yourenergy  level  up. 
not  to  mention  a cold  beer  (domestics  arc 
a dollar,  imports  arc  two). 

Imagine  all  that  fun  crammed  into  u 
single  day,  Pretty  cool,  ch?  Now  imoginc 
doing  that  for  u three  day  week-end.  I 
guarantee  by  the  end  of  the  third  day  you 
will  want  three  more.  The  Deodheadsas  u 
people  you’ll  ever  want  to  meet.  After  die 
show  they  wander  back  to  their  campers 
and  tents,  light  camprircs,  and  .spend  the 
night  singing  tunes,  telling  stones  of  the 
road,  meeting  old  fnends  and  making  new 

Playing  music  and  making  friends  arc 
what  the  Grateful  Dcadarcallaboui.  You 
do  what  you  want  and  voucan  always  find 
someone  that  enjoys  the  same  scenes. 
And  it's  all  for  fun.  So  if  you  ever  get  u 
chance  to  see  u Dead  show,  do  it.  You 
won't  regret  it  The  Grateful  Dead  and  the 
Deadheads  axe  proof  positive  that  in  our 
frantic.cia/y  world  some pcoplcstill  know 
how  to  lake  tlcasy. 



1.  Garth  Brooks  - Ropin'  ihcWind 

2.  Metallica-  MeiaUica 

3.  Natellc  Cole  - Unforgettable 

4.  Color  Me  Badd-CJV1.B. 

5.  Bonnie  Raiu  - Luck  of  the  Draw 

6.  Boyz  II  Men  - C^ooIeyhighharmcHiy 

7.  C&C  Music  Factory  - Gonna  Make 
You  Sweat 

8.  Michael  Bolton  - Time,  Love  and 

9.  R£.M-OulofTime 
lOJlush  • Roll  the  Bones 

(Based  (Ki  college  radio  airplay) 

1.  Robyn  Hitchcock  and  the  Egyptians  - 
Perspex  Island 

2.  Psychedelic  Furs  • Wcsld  Outside 

3.  Big  Audio  Dynamite  II  - The  Globe 

4.  Crowded  House  • Woodface 

5.  Squeeze  - Play 

6.  Mary's  Danish  - Circa 

7.  Nirvana  - Nevermind 

8.  Billy  Bragg  - Don’t  Try  This  at  Home 

9.  Mudhoney  - Every  Good  Boy 
Deserves  Fudge 

10. Transvision  Vamp  - Little  Magnets 


1.  Color  me  Badd  • "I  Adore  Mi  Amore" 

2.  Mariah  Carey  - "Emouons” 

3.  Extreme  - "Hole  Hearted" 

4.  Michael  Bolton  ‘Time,  Love  and 

5.  REM  - "Shiny  Happy  People" 

6.  Bonnie  Rain  - “Saneihing  to  Talk 

7.  Karyn  White  • “Romantic" 

8.  Paula  Abdul  - "Promise  of  a New 

9.  Naiural  Selection  Featuring  Niki  Hans 
“Do  Anything” 

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Elvis  is  everywhere 


Joliet  Junior  Coiiege  Board 




2 Year! 






6 Year  Term 



(CPS)  — Elvis  parachutes  into  a New 
Hampshirogrcyhoundpaik.  ButwaitI  He's 
also  been  sighted  at  a Texas  grocery  sore. 
Or  maybe  he's  running  a fishing  camp  in 

Dr.  Robert  Cole,  a professor  of  pop 
culture,  has  heard  them  all,  or  at  least  a 
good  many  stories  in  which  the  late,  great 
itKk  'n'  roll  singer  played  a dominant  role. 
Alive,  of  course. 

According  to  Cole.  Elvis  has  been 
spotted  at  Burger  Kings,  shopping  malls 
and  grocery  stores  every  where  from 
Montana  to  Texas  to  Hinsdale,  N.H.  And 
he  should  know  — he  keeps  uack  of  Elvis 
sightings  as  part  of  his  research. 

Cole,  oncxpcft  in  American  history  and 
musicof  the  1960s,  said  he  thinks  the  Elvis 
sightings  stem  from  a lack  of  inspiration  in 
modern-day  American  society  bom  leaders , 
musicians  and  other  powerful  figures.  Elvis 
died  in  1977. 

"Energy , imagination,  boyish  enthusiam 
for  life.  Thai’s  just  some  of  what  Elvis 
represents.  People  arcatlempting  to  recover 
that  in  some  way,"  says  Cole,  aprofessor  at 
Ripon  College  in  Wisconsin,  "We  can  all 
see  Elvis  in  our  mind's  eye,  but  only  the 
crazies  see  him  in  a shopping  mall  and  talk 
to  him." 

Cole  says  he  finds  Elvisfun  to  study  and 
say  the  King  is  "significant  to  American 

"I  think  primarily  it's  this  latent  desire 
for  what  Elvis  represents  in  his  music  and 
his  lifestyle,"  Cole  said. 

Cole  says  the  Elvis  is  Alive  phenomenon 
is  just  "wish  fulfiUmenL"  He  says  that  until 
society  can  find  another  figure  as 
inspirational  as  Elvis,  sightings  and  books 
about  the  sightings  will  continue. 

''We  arc  so  much  on  the  edge  of  this  type 
of  thing,"  Cole  says.  "The  breakup  of 
communism  might  inspire  it  ...Until  then, 
we're  left  with  visions  of  Elvis." 

Take,  for  instance,  the  recent  contest 
sponsored  by  the  Hinsdale  Greyhound  Park 
in  New  Hampshire,  whichofferedS  1 million 
if  Elvis  (whereever  he  is)  showed  up  Labor 
Day  weekend  to  sing  on  a stage  set  up  in  the 

As  it  turned  out,  Elvis  was  a no-show. 

Bui,  Labor  Day  wasn't  a total  bust  at  the 
dog  track  — an  Elvis  impersonator  did 
parachute  into  the  park,  was  arrestcd.insistcd 
on  singing  as  police  dragged  him  away, 
took  the  stage  and  was  booed  off  for  his 
awful  voice  and  hips  that  just  didn't  quite 
gyrate  like  the  King’s. 

"We  hired  this  (public  relations)  agency 
to  promote  our  Labor  Day  races,"  says  Chip 
Ainsworth,  park  public  relations  director. 
"One  of  the  guys  thought  of  offering  Elvis  a 
million  dollars  when  he  was  reading  the 
tabloid  covers  in  the  grocery  store." 

Being  of  sound  mind  and  body  — and 
knowing  that  Elvis  is  dead  — these  men 
hired  the  impersonator  to  drop  by  for  some 

Weeks  beforeE-Day.afterihepromotion 
already  gained  anemion  in  Hinsworih,  a 
small  New  England  town  of  about  1400,  a 

woman  reported  seeing  Elvis  in  a local 
supermarket  Ainsworth  read  about  the 
woman  in  the  local  newspaper,  which  ran 
the  story  on  the  frontpage.  The  next  day  the 
park  held  a press  conference  featuring  the 
woman  who  taked  freely  about  her 
experience.  More  media  u»k  notice. 

Then  one  man  tried  to  turn  his  vision  of 
Elvis  into  a profit 

"We  had  this  guy  from  Georgia  call  us 
saying  he  was  Elvis’  representative  and 
asked  us  to  give  him  the  money,"  Ainsworth 

It  didn't  work. 

^ ^ ^ 

Coming  attractions  to  local  theaters,  Chicago 


The  Theatre  School  at  DePaul  University 
The  Unwicked  Witch 

The  lasilhrce  witches  left  in  the  world  are  Hobble,  Gobble,andWobble.andlheyneed 

someone  to  carry  on  the  family  tradition.  Enter  Winona,  the  only  little  witch  that  can 
replace  them;  the  only  problem  is  that  she  is  interested  only  in  the  worldof  mortal  human 
beings.  While  the  witches  want  Winona  tosiudv  from  the  Book  of  Snellsandlncamaiinns 
and  learn  to  fly  a broom,  Winona  meets  many  mortal  friends  and  joins  them  on  a quest 
to  find  their  lost  song  and  the  leprechauns'  pot  of  gold. 

The  playrunsfromOciobcr8thniDcccmbcr7.onTuesdaysandThursdays  at  10a.m., 

and  on  Saturdays  at  2 p.m. 

Lock  up  Your  Daughters 

In  Merry  Oldc  England,  Hilarct  is  mistaken  for  a harlot  and  must  protect  her  chastity 
with  such  comedy  that  you  can’t  help  but  love  her! 

The  play  runs  fromOciober  31  thru  November  10. 

These  performances  can  be  seen  at  DcPaul  University’s  Blacksionc  Theatre.  60  E. 
Baboa  Dr.,  in  Chicago.  For  more  infromaiion  and  ticket  reservations,  please  call  (312) 

Pheasant  Run  Dinner  Theatre 
42nd  Street 

An  exclusive  version  of  the  smash  Broadway  musical  “With  a lively  arrangememof 
tap-dancing  scenes,  glitzy  costumes,  and  upbeat  music.  ‘42nd  Street'  is  a wonderftil 
musical  for  the  whole  famUy.  And.  with  the  upcoming  holiday  season,  it’s  a perfect  time 
to  getr  everyonr  together  to  share  in  such  an  entertaining  show,"  said  the  shows  director. 

Diana  Martinez.  Withareview  like  that,  how  can  you  pass  up  ihechance  to  see  “42nd 

TTiis  show  runs  from  September  20,  1991,  through  January  4.  1992,  with 
performances  running  from  Thursday  evening  through  Sunday  evening,  with  special 
matineeson  Thursday  afternoon  for  groupouiings.  Formore  infromaiion,  please  call 
the  Pheasant  Run  Dinner  Theatre  Box  Office  at  (708)  584-6300. 


Rialto  Square  Theatre 

Fri.,  Nov.  1:  A Salute  to  the  Duke  Ellington  Era 

Join  John  & Donald  Mills,  Herb  Jeffics  and  his  orchestra,  Barbara  McNair,  and 
Gene  Bed  in  a celebration  of  the  man  and  the  musical  era. 

All  Scats  Rcserved-S19.50 

Sun.,  Nov.  17:  Chet  Atkins  with  special  guest  Maura  O’Connell 
He’s  enticed  listeners  of  country,  jazz,  new-age,  and  folk  music  with  his 
wonderful  array  of  musical  talents.  Mr.  Atkins  calls  it  simply,  "American  Music". 
You’d  call  it  simply,  "spectacular." 

&26.50,  $21.50,  $1840,  and  $12 
Fri.,  Dec.  6:  The  Smothers  Brothers 

These  brothers  ready  do  love  each  other,  but  then,  they  must,  to  be  able  to  produce 

the  kind  of  exhilarating  blend  of  comedy  that  is  The  Smothers  Brothers 
$24.50.  $1940 

For  more  information,  please  contact  the  Rialto  Square  Theatre  Box  Office  at 

JJC  Welcomes  Two  New  Fine  Arts  Instructors 




instructors,  as  Mr.  Zach  Bloomfield  and 
Dr.  Tom  Ullcy  were  added  to  the  Rnc  Arts 

Dr.  Thomas  Lilley 

Dr.Lillcy  earned  a Bachelors  Degree  in 
Music  Education  at  the  University  of 
Kansas.  Later,  he  attended  the  Catholic 
University  in  Washington  D.C.  to  earn  his 
Masters  Degree  in  Music.  He  earned  his 
Doctorate  at  Indiana  University. 

Dr.  Lilley  has  taught  Fine  Arts  for  two 
years  at  Indiana  University,  three  years  at 
the  University  of  Kansas,  and  another  three 
years  at  the  University  of  Rorida.  At  JJC, 
Lilley  teaches  Applied  Woodwinds,  Music 
Literature,  and  Music  Theory. 

Dr.  Lilley  likes  to  spend  his  free  time 
researching  baseball  history  and  playing 
golf.  He  also  latter  to  his  wife  on  the  phone 
a lot.  because  she  is  a professor  in 

Dr.  Thomas  Liley 

Gainesville,  Florida. 

Mr.  Zachery  Bloomflcd 
Mr.  Bloomfield  earned  a Bachelors 
degree  in  Fmc  Arts  at  Kent  State,  (Kent 

Zachary  Bloomfield 

Ohio),  A Masters  Degree  At  N.  E)akoia 
Staie,(Fargo,  Missouri),  and  is  currently 
working  hard  toward  a Doctors  Degree 
with  The  University  of  Mississippi. 

He  siartcil  his  career  as  a Teachers  yi 
Assistant  at  Dakota  State,  and  Inter  ^ 
imnsfcrrcd  to  Cameron  University  in  g 

Mr.  Bloomfield  is  cuncnily  teaching  - 
Speech  101  and  0ml  Intrcprctalion,  hut 

He  grew  up  in  SE  Ohio,  and  he  loves 
acting,  especially  selections  from  Mark 
Twain.  His  favorite  hobbies  include  sports, 
cooking,  and  trovclling.  Even  though  he's 
just  now  getting  settled  into  die  routine 
here,  Bloomfield  hopes  to  be  involved  with 
the  JC  Players  in  the  near  future.  He  also 
hopes  to  boost  student  participation,  even 
though  they  arc  very  active  now. 

Mr.  Bloomfield  chose  to  move  to  JJC 
from  Cameron  because  he  wanted  to  have 
closer  relationships  withhis  students.  "There 
is  more  cmpha.sis  on  teaching  here  than  at  a 
large  university.  The  rewards  arc  greater 
here,  and  the  area  isn't  bod  either." 

It's  in  the  mail 

A look  at  South  Suburban  service 

JJC  celebrates  90th 
anniversary  Nov.  17 

An  indoor  children’s  parade,  live 
entertainment  and  creative  learning 
experiences  will  make  for  a mcmwable 
afternoon  for  guests  at  Joliet  Junior 
College’s  90th  Anniversary  Festival  on 
Sunday,  Nov.  17. 

The  Festival,  which  is  free  and  q)en  to 
the  public,  celetoaies  the  college's  creation 
in  1901  and  its  distinction  as  the  oldest 
public  communi^  college  in  America. 

Activities  begin  with  a public 
processional  which  stans  at  12:15  p.m. 
from  between  Buildings  A and  B.  The 
processional  wiU  go  through  the  Concourse , 
across  the  Bridge  and  down  to  the  Cafeteria 

The  Event  gives  students,  staff  and 
community  mem  beis  an  opportunity  10  walk 

served  by  JJC  and  other  community 
colleges.  Community  groups  arc  invited. 
Processional  participants  should  gather  in 
Parking  Lot  1 beginning  at  1 1:45  ajn. 

JJC's  Centennial  Scholars  will  cut  the 
90ih  Anniversary  cake  at  12:30  pjn.  in  the 
Cafeteria  in  J-Building.  The  Centennial 
Scholars  UKlude  26  children  Mto  were 
awarded  scholarships  to  attend  JJC  in  the 
year2001-lhe  college’s  lOOih  year. 

From  l-4pjn..the  Main  Campus  will  be 
bustling  with  hands-on  worktops  and 
dunonstratioRS  at  the  college  faculty  and 
staff,  musical  performances  and  seminars. 

Demonstrations  by  JJC’s  academic 
dqjanmenis  and  staff  will  illustrate  JJC’s 
primary  role-helping  people  find  success  in 
careers  and  professions  ranging  from 
agriculture  to  zoology. 

It's  in  the  mail? 

How  long  docs  it  lake  a letter  U)  gel  from 
a collection  box  toa  house  mail  box?  In  the 
south  suburbs  of  Chicago,  899&  of  First- 
Class  letters  in  the  South  Suburijan  Division 
arc  delivered  overnight,  according  to 
independent  testing  reports  from  the 
accounting  firm  of  Price  Waterhouse 
rcleasedreccnilybythcU.S.Pos(al  Service. 

Nationally,  the  Price  Waterhouse  report 
forthequarter  from  July  ihroughScptcmbcr 
shows  that  Fust-Class  Mail  was  delivered 
points  higher  when  compared 
withlhcsamepcriodin  1990. 

The  Postal  Service  launched 
this  system,  which  measures 
mail  delivery  slot-io-slot,  last 

"The  South  Suburban 
Division  is  very  encouraged 
by  this  quarter's  scores.  The 
data  show  an  increase  in 
service  of  12  percentage 
points  over  the  last  two 
quarters.  This  dcmonstiales 
that  our  managers  and 
employees  are  working 
together  as  a team  to  solve 
problems,"  said  South 
Suburban  Division  General 
Manager/Postmaster  Esther 
J.  Richards. 

"We  arc  committed  to 
strengthening  and  improving  service," 
added  Richards.  "For  example,  we  arc 
continuing  u>  study  delivery  and  collection 
process,  work  on  transportation  methods, 
using  teams  of  irtangm,  postmasters,  craft 

employees,  etc.  to  study  pos.siblc  pmbicm 
areas,  adding  more  automated  equipment 
to  move  more  mail  accurately  and 
efficiently,  and  interacting  with  other 
divisions  to  solve  mutual  problems. 

Additionally,  a Customer  Satisfaction 
Indcx(CSl)compjlcd  by  Opinion  Research 
Corp.,  based  on  qucsuonnaircs  mailed  in 
early  June,  was  announced  recently. 
Opinion  Rcscaali  Corp.  found  M%  of 
residential  households  polled  rated  (Jicir 
overall  experience  with 
the  Postal  Service 
Excellent,  Very  Good 
and  Good.  Comparative 
(Luafor  1991  willnotbc 
available  until  next  year. 

"We  mitialcd  these 
two  nationwide 
mcasurcmeni  systems  lo 
provide  us  with  the 
feedback  necessary  to 
make  improvements  in 
our  service  to  our 
customers.  We  arc 
accountable  to  the 
American  people  for  the 
quality  and  consistency 
of  our  service."  said 

"With  this  week 
being  National 
Consumer's  Week,  it  is 
the  perfect  time  to  let  our 
customers  know  how  the  Postal  Service  is 
doing  and  that  we  are  working  to  improve 
our  services  to  them,"  said  Richards. 







Kolasinski,  Formella  praised  by  coaches  and  team 

'Chris  is  a very  versatile  football  player' 


Joliet  Junior  College’s  Chris  Formella 
may  be  an  offensive  lineman,  but  the 
former  Romcoville  High  School  standout 
certainly  isn’t  an  unknown  hero  as  far  as 
JJC’s  1991  football  team  is  concerned. 

■'Chris  Formella  is  easily  one  of  tour 
best  foorball  players.  Chris  is  a 
tremendously  lough  kid,"  said  first  year 
football  coach  Vince  McMahon,  “Chris 
Formella  knows  only  one  way  to  play  the 
game  of  foolballand  that  is  to  go  all  out  on 
every  play.  Chris  plays  every  play  like  it 
is  the  last  one  he  will  ever  partiipate  in.” 

A six-fool-two,  256-pound  sophomore. 
Formella  showed  just  how  good  he  was  as 
a JJC  freshman  last  season.  Besides  being 
named  a co-captain  for  the  1990Wolves’ 
football  squad.  Formella  was  a second- 
team  All-North  Central  Community 
College  Conference  pick. 

"Chris  is  a very  versatile  football  player. 
We  flip  our  guards,  so  Chris  has  played 
both  the  quick  and  power  offensive  guard 
position  for  us  this  season,"  said  Coach 

"Chris  Formella  has  very  quick  feel 
whichhclpshimon  his  blocking  schemes. 
He  is  also  able  to  pull  quickly  and  get  out 
and  block  those  linebackers.  He  is  super 

on  our  sweeps  and  other  various  runs  we 
usually  try  during  a game.” 

During  the  final  games  of  the  1990 
season,  Formella  played  defensive  line. 

“Chris  is  a solid  defensive  end.  He  has 
played  well  on  the  defensive  end  during  ih 
times  we  have  used  him  there,”  said 
McMahon.  "We  may  continue  to  play  him 
some  mor  on  defense,  but  we  can'iaford  to 
rest  him  on  offense.  Chris  is  so  valuable  to 
usoffensively  thatwe  can't  lakcachancc  of 
losing  him  by  playing  him  on  defense.” 

Formella  was  one  of  a few  returning 
sophomores  for  the  Wolves  in  1991.  This 
placed  Chris  in  the  spot  of  becoming  a team 

“Chris  is  a very  emotional  football 
player,”  said  coach  McMahon,  “Chris  has 
become  a vocal  leader  for  our  football  team. 
He  will  step  upand  say  what  he  believes  has 
to  be  said.  Chris  has  the  type  of  qualities  a 
coach  definiialy  looks  for  in  a college 
football  player.” 

“Chris  will  defmitly  make  some  four- 
year  school  a good  football  player,”  said 
McMahon.  “1  honestly  believe  that  Chris 
can  play  at  the  state  school  level.  He  can 
play  at  a school  and  perform  very  well.” 

'Sue  has  done  a great  job  as  our  setter' 


The  JJC  women’s  volleyball  team 
lost  a standout  setter  when  Paula  Sossong 
graduated  last  May.  Sossong  earned  All- 
North  Central  Community  College 
Conference  honors  last  fall  when  JJC 
posted  a 31-14  record  and  finished 
second  overall  in  the  N4C. 

Despite  the  graduation  of  the  talented 
Sossong,  JJC  Volleyball  Coach  Diane 
White  had  a more-than-suitable 
replacement  for  the  setter  position. 
Sophomore  Susan  Kolasinski  has  done 
a standout  job  as  the  Lady  Wolves’ 
setter  in  their  5-1  alipmeni. 

“Sue  has  done  a great  job  as  our 
setter.  She  is  averaging  about  24  assists 
per  game,  too,  so  she  is  doing  a fantastic 
all-around  job,"  said  Coach  White.  “In 
ourS-1  offensive  setup,  the  setter  has  to 
be  able  to  do  a lot  of  things  and  Sue 
certainly  fits  the  bill  fm  us  in  every 

She  isagreat  defensive  player.  Sue’s 
quickness  is  a great  asset  to  our  team 
and  she  always  has  her  head  in  the 
game.  I use  her  as  a floor  captain  out 
there  on  the  court,”  commented  Coach 
While.  “I  can’t  say  enough  good  things 
about  Sue  Kolasinski.” 

Kolasinski  graduated  from  Morris 
High  School  is  1990.  She  starred  in 

volleyball  for  the  Redskins  as  she 
earned  Herald-News  All-Area  honors 
as  a senior. 

“I  didn't  get  the  opportunity  to  set 
much  last  year  as  a fr’cshman  at  JJC,” 
said  Kolasinski.  “I  was  used  primarily 
as  a defensive  player  last  season  and  it 
was  an  adjustment  for  me.  I never  had 
lopass  the  ball  muchduringhigh  school, 
so  passing  was  something  new  for  me 
last  year." 

"Sue  has  really  come  around,”  said 
Coach  White.  “She  also  has  a solid 
floating  serve.  And  again,  her  all-around 
defense  speaks  for  itself.  She  is  probably 
one  of  the  conference’s  top  defensive 
players  and  she  is  only  five-foot-two, 
so  that  is  really  saying  something.” 

Kolasinski,  who  plans  to  major  in 
physical  therapy  at  a four-year  college 
when  she grad  uatesfrxMitJJC.iskeeping 
her  options  open  as  far  as  next  year 

“Sure,  1 would  like  to  continue  my 
volleyball  career  at  a four-year  school,” 
said  Kolasinski.  “I  really  don't  know 
where  I will  attend  school  once  I finish 
up  at  JJC." 

Kolasinski  earned  All-Toumamem 
honors  at  the  JJC  Invitational 
ToumamenL  The  Lady  Wolves  won 
the  tourney  championship. 


The  Student  Newspaper 
of  the  Notion's  Oldest 
Public  Community  College 

Celebrating  90  years 

JOLIET  JUNIOR  COLLEGE,  1216  HOUBOLT  AVENUE,  JOLIET,  IL  60435-9352  VOLUME  63,  NUMBER  45  NOVEMBER  13,  1991 

Fine  Arts  instructor  Sue  Malmberg  sits  at  her  piano  waiting  to  teach  students. 

Malmberg  records  musical  selections 

By  Jeni  Rees 

In  a state  of  panic,  a New  York  University  vocal  student  hunts  feverishly  for  the  perfect 
audition  piece.  After  searching  through  4S  shelves  of  sheet  music  and  various  audition  tapes, 
the  student  discovers  a scries  of  song  books  with  accompaniment  tapes. 

A Joliet  high  school  student  decides  to  audition  for  the  next  spring  musical.  This  student 
can  read  some  music.but  does  not  know  how  to  play  the  piano.  Later,  while  searching  through 
a local  music  store,  the  student  finds  a bass-baritone  song  book  with  a piano  accompanimenL 

These  students  not  only  share  the  same  interest  in  music,  but  they  also  can  enjoy  vocal 
IcssonswiihJoliciJumorCollegemusicinsmiciorSuc  Malmberg,  ihcfcaturcdpianistonancw 
six-volume  scries  released  last  summer  for  vocal  and  piano  students. 

The  new  six-volume  piano  scries  ejiiiiled  Musical  Theatre  Classics  allows  vocal  students 
to  practice  classical  songs  without  an  accompanist,  says  Malmberg. 

'The  tapes  were  created  to  help  vocal  students  in  the  classroom  and  at  audiiions.”  she  says. 
'The  music  is  published  like  the  first  production  and  in  original  key." 

The  series  includes  selections  in  the  soprano,  mezo-soprano,  tenor  and  boss  baritone  voice 
range.  The  series  also  contains  75  songs  composed  by  such  artists  as  Andrew  Lloyd  Weber, 
Oscar  Hammerstein  II  and  Iia  Gershwin. 

Vocal  students  will  enjoy  selections  from  such  musicalsas  South  Pacific,  Sound  of  Music. 
Cals.  Carousel,  Camelot,  the  Music  Man  and  My  Fair  Lady. 

'The  songs  on  the  series  could  be  considered  conic  o love  songs.”  Malmberg  says.  ‘The 
songs  also  could  be  used  for  listening  enjoyment  or  for  backgrouiid  music  in  a car. 

The  six-volume  series  is  published  by  the  Hal  Leonard  Publishing  Corporation  and  is  the 
only  scries  arranged  in  this  way.  says  Malmberg. 

Malmberg  was  asked  to  recod  the  series  from  a college  friend  who  was  directing  the 

“I  was  hired  to  accompany  the  songs  in  February  of  1990.  I began  practicing  four  or  five 
hours  a day  and  the  production  was  completed  on  April  1,”  says  Malmberg.  Trccordedihe 
music  over  three  Saturdays  and  Completed  25  songs  each  wc^ 

"During  the  time  I was  recording,  I was  also  participating  as  musical  director  for  Grease  at 
Joliet  Junior  College,”  she  says. 

Malmberg  has  been  a music  instructor  at  JJC  for  12  years  and  has  been  performing  for  28 
years.  She  leachespiano.musicliieraniie.Americanmusic.theoryandfurtdamerualsof  music. 
She  also  has  been  involved  in  musical  theater  work  in  the  area  including  productiorts  at  Joliet 
Junior  College,  the  Joliet  Drama  Guild,  the  Chicago  Heights  Drama  Guild  and  the  Theatre 

Musica]  Theatre  Classics  can  be  ordered  at  local  music  stores  and  costs  S14.95  a set 

Activities  for  90th  anniversary 
celebration,  Sunday,  Nov.  17 

An  indoor  children's  parade,  live 
entertainment  and  creative  learning 
experiences  will  make  for  a memorable 
aAcmoon  for  guests  at  Joliet  Junior 
College’s  90th  Anniversary  Festival  on 
Sunday.  Nov.  17. 

The  Festival,  which  is  free  and  open 
to  the  public,  celebrates  the  college's 
creation  in  1901anditsdistinctiDnasthc 
oldest  public  community  college  in 

Activities  begin  with  a public 
processional  which  starts  at  12:15  p.m. 
from  between  Buildings  A and  B.  The 
processional  will  go  through  the 
Concourse,  across  the  Bridgcand  down 
to  the  Cafeteria  in  J-Bullding. 

The  event  gives  sudcnls,  siaJT  and 
community  members  an  opportunity  to 
walk  logcihcrasa  symbol  of  the  diverse 
humanity  served  by  JJC  and  other 
commuaiL^xaUeges.  Communiiy 
groups  arc  invited.  Processional 
participants  should  gather  in  Parking 
Lot  1 beginning  at  11:45  a.m. 

JJC's  Centennial  Scholars  will  cut 
the  90ih  Anmvcrsarycakcal  12:30  p.m. 
in  the  Cafeteria  on  the  Level  of  J- 
Building.  The  Centennial  Scholars 
include  26  children  who  were  awarded 
scholarships  to  attend  JJC  in  the  year 
2001-lhc  college's  100th  year. 

From  1-4  p.m.,  the  Main  Campas 
will  be  bustling  with  hands-on 

workshops  and  dcmon.siration.s  by  the 
college  faculty  and  staff,  musical 
performances  and  seminars. 

Demonstrations  by  JJC's  academic 
depanmenLs  and  staff  will  illu-stnilc  JJC’s 
primary  rolc-hclpingpcoplcfiiulsuccc,ts  in 
careers  and  professions  ranging  from 
agriculture  to  zoology.  Performances  at 
four  venues  include  thccollegc’.sown  talent 
such  as  the  JJC  Brass  Quintet  and  die 
strolling  JJC  MadrigaJSingent.OucsiartiMs 
include  Dr.  Kwasi  Aduonum,  u native  of 
Ghana,  Africa,  who  will  present  a 
masic:  Mike  Anderson  of  Jacksonville,  111. 
a child-oricntcd  stotytcllcr  and  dulcimer 
player;  and  the  Ad  Hoc  String  Botid,  a 
Chicago-based  ensemble  which  pcrform.s 

iuIrctJuniorCollcgcgmilssUiiiin  1901 
when  J.  Stanley  Brown,  superintendent  of 
the  Joliet  Townsliip  High  Schuul.  and 
Wilhom  Ramey  Uarper,  picsuJcai  of  the 
University  of  Chicago,  collaborated  on  a 
college  level  program  for  six  JTIiS 

Today,  JJC  provides  credit  course  to 
more  than  10,000  studems.  The  college 
offers  degree  program.^  for  university 
transfer,  occupational  program.s  that  can 
lead  directly  to  jobs,  adult  basic  cdtjcation 
and  literacy  classes,  personal  enrichment 
classes  and  assistance  to  business  and 

90th  Anniversary  Activities 

12:15  Public  and  staff  Processional  from  A-Building  to  Cafeteria 
12:30Cakc  Cutting,  Ceremony,  Cafeteria,  Performances,  Workshops  and  OtlKr 

12:45  Holiday  Fashion  Show,  Cafeteria 

12-5  Holiday  Showcase  Home,  Black  and  Essington  (Shuttle) 

1 Brass  Quintet,  Cafeteria 

1-2  Choosing  a Good  Children's  Book 

1-2  CaUigr^hy 

1-2  Graphology 

1-2:30  Strolling  Madrigal  Singm 

1.3  MikeAnderson,  D-Mall.Singer/chjldren'sslorytcIler 

1.2.3  Creating  Tasty  Dessem.  J-0016 
1:15  Economic  Games,  J-4004 

1-4  Auto  Show,  C-Bldg.  Shop 
1-4  “Walk  in  My  Shoes,”  Concourse 
1-4  Chrisonas  Decorating,  A-Building 
M AnShow.J'Bldg.Gailery 

1-4  Theatre  & Speech  Di^lays,  Computers  in  An  demonstration.  K-Bldg, 

]-4  Word  Processing  Demo.  J-4025 
M Computerized  MatJiemaiicsE-lOOl 
1-4  Oflicer  McCruff 

1- 6  Demonstrations  Academic  Computing,  J-2007 

2. 3 Dog  Obedience  Demo,  (Joncourse 

2- 4  Atiican  Music,  Dr.  Kwasi  Aduonum,  Bridge 
2;15  Economic  Garnes,  J-4(XI4 

2;30  Ad  Hoc  String  Band, 


Changes  on  bridge,  no  change  in  students 

By  Kyle  Brighf 

Don  Bell,  DtreciorofSiudem  Services  and  Activities  says  he  hoped  the  improvement 
of  the  bridge  would  change  the  attitude  of  the  student  body.  Has  it?  Well,  not  exactly. 

Tlic  new  carpeungon  die  bridge,  which  should  survive  seven  to  ten  years  of  wear  and 
tear,  was  suiincd  within  the  Tirst  six  weeks  of  school  says  Bell.  Bottles,  cards,  wrappers  and 
agarcites  ha\  c been  left  on  various  parts  of  iltc  bridge. 

There  ha.s  always  been  a problem  with  litter  on  the  grounds.”  says  grounds  supervisor 
Richard  Rivera.  “I  have  seen  this  behavior  first  hand  for  the  past  15  years." 

Rivera  and  his  crew  spend  every  afternoon  picking  up  garbage  from  the  floor  on  the 
bridge.  "We  have  found  an  assorted  mismatch  of  litter,  from  cigarette  butts  to  Chicago 
Tribune."  says  Rivera.  "Even  the  lake  sports  its  own  collection  of  garbage.  Students  and 
fisherman  leave  cups,  styrofoam  bait  containers  and  even  beer  cans  floating  down  the 

"People  must  be  too  lazy  to  get  off  their  butts  and  llirow  a can  away."  says  Building  and 
Grounds  Director  Ken  Pierce.  "When  people  come  to  Joliet  Junior  College  the  first  thing 
they  sec  is  the  grounds.  They  get  a first  impression  from  how  the  grounds  look." 

According  to  Rivera,  most  people  just  don’t  know  what  they’re  doing.  "It’s  a matter  of 
convenience  to  just  throw  butts  and  litter  down.” 

"If  you  make  rcccpticals  convenient  they  arc  used  quite  a bit  more.  The  more 
inconvenient,  the  more  litter,”  he  continued.  ’’There's  a garbage  can  for  every  eight  feet  in 
the  T.V.  area  and  an  ashtray  outside  every  door." 

"Maybe  if  someone  says  to  someone  else,  hey  pick  that  up,  they  would.”  says  Rivera. 
"By  working  logeiher  people  could  eliminate  the  garbage." 

Blazer  Staff 

News/Feoture  Editor  Jeni  Rees 
Produclion/Sports  Editor  Dono  Popek 
Entertainment  Editor  Janet  Inmon 
Photographers:  John  Costilto.  Matt  Horn 
Advertising:  Melissa  Uston.Todd  Orr 
Actvlser.  Nick  Reiher 

Reporters:  Kyle  Bright.  Greg  Clark.  Jeff  Dinelli.  Amy  Gall.  Undo  Irvine.  Ido 
Nelson.  Tom  Olsen.  John  Steffen.  Louro  Wojcik 

Articles  In  The  Blazer  do  not  necessorily  represent  the  opinions  or  policies 
of  the  college’s  focutty.  administration  ond/or  Boord  of  Trustees.  Articles 
ond  photographs  con  be  submitted  to  the  Blazer  in  Room  F- 1009  The 
Blazer  is  published  by  the  Office  of  Student  Affoirs.  Don  Bell  Director 

Comment  sheet  provides 
suggestions  to  SGA 

“We  the  people  of  J JC  want...  pool  tables,  real  food,  a Cash  Station, smoking 
areas...  a real  newspaper.”  And  the  list  goes  on. 

This  is  one  of  the  comments  on  the  “Student  Comment  Sheet”  posted  by  SGA 
in  the  hallway  of  the  F mall.  It  is  for  students  loexpress  (heir  opinions  and  ideas 
about  JJC. 

Some  people  who  wrote  comments  have  some  very  good  ideas.  When  one 
reads  the  sheet,  it  is  very  apparent  what  changes  need  to  be  made. 

First,  it  seems  the  smoking  problem  should  be  addressed.  Because  of  the 
tobacco-free  atmosphere  now  provided  at  JJC,  the  smokers  are  forced  outside 
of  the  building  to  have  a cigarette.  This  not  only  puts  a label  on  them,  but  makes 
them  very  cold  in  the  winter  and  hot  in  the  summer. 

To  resolve  this,  many  students  feel  there  should  be  a smoking  lounge  in  the 
building.  We,  at  the  Blazer,  think  this  would  be  a very  good  idea. 

Parking  is  another  issue  mentioned  several  times  on  the  comment  sheet.  To 
begin  with,  parking  at  all  seems  to  be  a problem.  There  are  simply  not  enough 
parking  spaces  for  students  between  8 a.m.  and  2 p.m.  Perhaps  the  school  board 
should  think  about  building  an  additional  parking  lot.  In  addition,  brighter 
lighting  in  the  lots  should  be  installed  for  students’  safety. 

Also,  (here  are  many  comments  about  the  Blazer  on  this  comment  sheet. The 
people  who  wrote  those  have  to  realize  that  we,  the  staff,  are  trying  to  revive  this 
newspaper  from  the  dead.  Last  year,  there  was  no  paper. 

Itisveryhardtopuloutaqualitypublicalionwitha  verysmall  staff.  Ifanyone 
withcomraentsabout  thepaperwantslodosomenewsreporting,  please  feelfree 
to  join  our  staff. 

The  pool  tables,  real  food  and  a Cash  Station  may  take  awhile  to  obtain,  but 
smoking  lounges  and  the  parking  situation  need  attention  immediately.  As  for 
the  Blazer,  if  anyone  is  interested  in  doing  some  reporting,  our  door  is  ahvays 



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Sprague  Gallery  displays 
permanent  student  collection 

By  Jeni  Rees 

The  paint  brush  is  clean,  the  easel  is 
folded  and  the  potter’s  wheel  is  still. 

And  eight  years  of  outstanding  student 
art  pieces  have  found  their  way  into  a 
permanent  collection  at  Joliet  Junior 
College.  The  works  will  be  on  display 
Nov.  4-22  in  the  Laura  A.  Sprague  An 
GalleryattheMainCampus.  Thecollection 
is  comprised  of  an  created  in  JJC  studio  art 
classes  during  the  years  1983-91. 

“The  purpose  of  the  exhibition  is  to 
display  really  top-notch  pieces  from  JJC 
students,”  says  exhibit  coordinator  Joe 
Milosevich.  “This  permanent  collection 
enables  the  college  to  preserve  examples  of 
students'  work  from  over  the  years  and  can 
beused  asa  teaching  tool  to  show  examples 
of  others’  worics.” 

According  to  Milosevich,  this  is  the  first 
show  where  student  art  from  all  over  the 
collegewillbcdisplaycd.  "Therearepicccs 
in  this  show  that  have  never  been  shown 
before,”  he  says. 

"I  feel  honored  to  have  my  work 
displayed,”  says  Carla  Taylor  of  Minooka. 
“Not  a lot  of  people  see  my  work  and  it’s 
nice  to  have  my  work  shown.”  Taylor  has 
been  practicing  art  since  the  fourth  grade 
and  enjoys  doing  paintings  and  landscape 
drawings.  The  exhibition  includes  a pastel 
drawing  and  two  pen  and  ink  drawings  of 

Artsiudcnt  Regina  HuiionofJolicisays 
the  art  exhibit  is  a good  idea  because  not 
enough  students  and  people  in  the 
community  areawareofwhatgocsoninihc 
art  department  at  JJC. 

"The  exhibit  will  get  more  people  to 
come  to  JJC  and  see  what  the  students  arc 
doing  and  hopefully  this  will  inspire  other 
students  to  get  interested  in  art,”  she  says. 
Hutton  willhavchcracrylicpaintingcn  titled 
Reflection  displayed  during  the  exhibition. 

“This  exhibit  gives  students  a chance  to 
receive  publicity  withoulselling  themselves 
to  have  their  work  published,"  says  JJC  art 
student  Gerald  Scott  of  Dwight  Gerald, 
who  will  ha  ve  twoceramic  pieces  displayed . 
says  he  likes  an  because  there  is  a focus  on 
passion  and  while  an  artist  grabs  an  idea  he 
or  she  can  release  it 

Sergio  Gomez  of  Joliet,  says  an  is  a 
chance  to  express  how  one  feels  and  its  a 
way  of  putting  real  things  into  an  unreal 

world.  “Thisexhibilislikcarcward,"says 
Sergio.  "U’s  nice  for  the  students  and  it 
gives  themachallenge  lowanttodobciter.” 
Gomez  will  have  his  pmniing  entitled 
Agua  Acul  displayed  during  the  exhibit 
The  following  students  will  also  have 
their  work  displayed  at  this  exhibition: 
Laura  Lynch  of  New  Lenox . The  Worker  in 
pen  and  ink  on  Ulustration  board;  Dante 
Dibartolo  of  Lockpon,  Ocean  Stomi  in 
acrylicon  illustration  board;  JavierChavira 
of  Joliet  Look  into  my  Eyes  in  colored 
pencil  on  blue  paper,  Carol  Chirafisi  of 
Frankfort  Perfect  Relationship  in  pen  and 
ink;  Betty  Bums ZacatcofMokena,  Garlic 
Still  Life  in  oil  on  canvas;  Mike 
Zagar  of  Joliet  Paul  in  charcoal;  Denise 
SmeianaofLockpo  rt  Camouflage  inmixed 
media;  Brian  Atrill  of  Mokena,  Granny’s 
Stew  in  pastel  on  blue  paper,  and  Lorainc 
Tipton  of  Joliet  Tabic  Runner  in  acrylic 
and  Colton  fibers. 

“This  is  a catalog  like  history  of  student 
art  work  by  students  who  have  attended  the 
college,"  says  art  instructor  William 
Fabrycki.  “The  exhibit  is  to  honor  the 
outstanding  work  of  JJC  students.” 

The  collection  is  chosen  by  the  JJC  an 
facultyand  is  pure  based  through  scholarship 
funds  from  JJC  to  build  a student  collection 
of  work.  Fabrycki  says,  the  collection  is 
unusual  because  students  work  is  being 
displayed  and  not  well  known  orusis. 

The  exhibition  is  organized  in  honor  of 
JJC's  90lh  anniversary  and  the  Fine  Arts 
Building's  lOih  anniversary.  The 
preparation  of  works  in  tlic  permanent 
collection  have  been  made  possible  by  the 
college  Student  Government  Association, 
An  Alliance  and  Fine  Arts  Department  at 

The  Laura  A.  Sprague  Art  Gallery  hours 
arc  from  9 a.m.-2  p.m.  Monday  through 
Friday  and  6-8  p.m.  Tuesday  through 
Thursday.  For  more  information,  call 
gallery  director  Joe  Milosevich  at  (815) 
729-9020.  Ext  423. 

Following  the  exhibition,  thecollection 
will  be  relumed  to  the  Admissions  Office, 
Board  Room  Lobby.  Learning  Resource 
Center  and  the  Institute  of  Economic 
Technology  atthcLouisJolictRcnaissance 
Center,  says  Milosevich. 

in  NewmanQubrespondsto  needs 

^ ^ ByAmyGdl 

I What  do  public,  private,  2-year,  and  4-year  colleges  all  have  in 

I common?  No,  iheanswer  is  NOT  the  teachers  nor  the  students,  but  simply 

the  Newman  Oubs. 

The  Newman  Gub  is  religious  organization  that  responds  to  ihe 
schools  as  well  as  the  community's  needs.  At  JJC.  this  club  has  succeeded  in  food  and 
clothing  drives,  lectures.  Holy  day  services,  and  Bible  study  programs. 

On  October  3 1 , a lecture  on  Satanism  and  the  Occult  was  given  by  Reverend  Klima.  A 
mass  on  November  1,  All  Saints  Day,  was  also  held  by  this  specific  club.  In  the 
Thanksgiving  spirit,  a food  drive  began  cm  Halloween.  Newman  members  are  individuab 
willing  to  help  others. 

Alldenominations  ofpeople  are  invited  tojoin.Theclub  is  Catholic  based,  bulPresident 
(Thristine  McKiorick  stresses  that  the  organization  is  not  ur^g  a ^xxific  view,  rather  to 
educate  and  help  those  in  need. 

Religious  clubs  have  gotten  a bad  rap  in  the  past,  from  Bible-beaiers  lo  Ihe  infamous 
Baker  couple.  Cease  this  theory.theNewmanclub  is  inaleague  all  ii’sown.  They  are  people 
willing  to  stand  up  and  be  counted. 

Views  from  the  Other  Side  of  Grey 

By  Terri  M.orik 

HI,  my  name  is  Terri  and  I am  a student  iit  JJC.  I am  one  of  that  growing 
minority  (Look  ma!  I'm  a minority!)  or  older  people  who  find  ihem.selves  going 
back  locollege.  Over  ihe  next  few  months  I would  like  to  inter  viewand  get  I o know 
some  of  the  rest  of  you  out  there  that  are  like  me,  n repeat.  Out  nmybe  I should  tell 
you  my  story  before  I ask  for  yours. 

Six  months  ago  if  a fortune  teller  would  have  told  me  " You  will  be  in  college  in 
six  montlis."  I would  have  demanded  my  money  buck  and  called  iiera  fniud.  Iliil, 
here  I am.  Due  lo  a set  of  unforhinute  circumstances  I found  myself  u purl  of 
another  silent  minority,  one  oflhe  unemployed.  I was  laid  offmy  Joh  and  my  job 
was  contracted  to  an  outside  service  as  a cost  cutting  meiLSure.  This  made  me 
eligible  for  unemployment  (another  juicy  story  on  this  in  the  future)  but  it  also 
made  me  eligible  for  "retraining.'' 

Well,  my  mother  taught  me  lo  check  out  all  my  opeitons.  So  I went  down  to  the 
Dislocated  Workers  Center  and  after  much  paperwork  I dound  myself  eligible  for 
retraining.!  was  offered  anallexpensepaidyearatJolielJuniorColiegc,Ju.stpick 
my  major. 

My  mother  dro^vned  Ihe  dumb  ones.  I picked  computers.  I have  been  hearing 
for  Ihe  last  twenty  years  they  are  the  "wave  of  Ihe  future."  .Sol  thought  it  was  time 
to  "ride  the  wave." 

So  here  I am,  and  I must  tell  all  of  you  out  there,  you  see  before  you  a .student 
for  life!  I love  this!! 

Iff  were  a druggie  I would  say  lam  high  on  learning.  Don't  gel  me  wrong,  1 utn 
not  a natural  learner.  I have  to  study  and  I do  not  get  A's.  I ltM>k  at  graders  as 
feedback  lo  me,  lo  see  if  I am  understanding  Ihe  concept  they  are  not  worth  more 
than  the  paper  they  are  printed  on,  because  the  paper  will  dLsintcgrnle,  hot  my 
brain  will  retain  Ihe  learning.  That  Is  my  philosophy  on  being  in  scIkkiI.  What  are 
your  ideas,  feelings,  and/or  impressions?  I hope  you  will  let  me  know.  Ia'I’s  get 
together  over  coffee  and  discuss  it. 

'Harvey'  to  be  presented  Nov.  21-23 

Sit  back,  laugh  and  let  your  imagination  run  wild  as  Joliet  Junior  College's  Fine  Aas 
Department  stages  Mary  Chase's  comedy  Harvey  on  November  2 1-23. 

This  1944  PuHizcr  prize  winner  is  aboiii  a lovable  alcoholic  named  Elwmxl  Dowd 
whose  consiam  companion  is  on  imuginury  six-foot  while  rabbit.  ElmKid's  .siMcr  Vcui 
becomes  embarrassed  with  his  peculiar  behavior  and  decides  to  have  him  commiucil  ton 
sanatorium.  Eventually,  Elwood  receives  a wonder  drug  u>  drive  Harvey  out  of  his  mind 

Performances  will  be  presented  at  8 p.m.  on  November  21-23  in  the  JJC  llicatcr  ,ji  the 
Main  Campus. 

Theplay  stars  Maureen  Muivcy  of  Lockport  as  Myrtle  Mac  .Simmons.  Nicole  Bailey  ol 
Braidwood  as  Vcia  Louise  Simmons.  Jamie  Novotny  of  Joliet  as  Elwood  Dowd,  Veronica 
Lconardof  Joliet  as  Miss  Johnson,  Cynthia  Bergof  Joliet  as  Mrs.  Elhal  Chauvcnct.  Wendy 
Schultz  of  Dwight  as  nurse  Ruth  Kelly.  Derek  Coodson  of  Joliet  as  Duane  Wilson,  Scan 
McGinn  of  Lockport  as  Dr.  Lyman  Sanderson,  Christopher  Flowers  of  Shurcwixxl  as  Dr. 
WilliamChumlcy.JayDonahucofCrcslhiliasBcuyChumlcy.Troy  Bjcrkc  of  Bolingbrook 
as  Judge  Omar  Gaffney  and  Eric  Moniger  of  Joliet  as  E.  J.  Lofgrcn. 

Admission  is  S3  foradulis, SI  for  children,  SI  forJ]CsludcnLsandsiaffand$2forscnior 
citizens  and  students  from  other  schools  (with  idcniificaiion)  For  more  information,  call 
(815)729-9020.  Exl200. 

Nation's  top-ten  colleges 

(CPS)--The  Ivy  League  fared  well  in  U5.  News  and  World  Report's  fifth  annual  survey 
of  the  nation's  best  colleges. 

The  ratings  were  as  follows; 

1.  Harvard  Univenily 

2.  Yale  University 

3.  Stanford  University 

4.  Princeton  University 

5.  California  Instiujte  of  Technology 

6.  Massachuscus  Insutuic  of  Technology 

7.  Duke  Unlversiiy 

8.  Dartmouth  College 

9.  Columbia  Univenity 

10.  Univenity  of  Chicago 

The  magazine  laied  the  schoob  on  the  basis  of  test  scores,  graduation  rates,  faculty- 
student  ratios,  acedemic  reputation,  and  student  satisfaction. 

In  terms  of  the  best  buys,  the  five  schools  with  the  lowest  tuitions  were  as  follows: 

1.  University  of  North  Carolina  at  Chapel  Hill  ($6,642) 

2.  Rice  University  (Texas,  $7,700) 

3.  University  of  Virginia  (S8,95(J) 

4.  University  of  Cabfomia  at  Berkely  ($9,973) 

5.  University  ofCalifomia  at  Los  Angeles  ($9,973) 





! Fitness  Center  provides  exercise  for  students 



By  Ida  Nelson 

'The  rewards  are  great."  says  Joliet 
Junior  College  filness  center  director,  John 

The  JJC  fitness  center  serves  1200 
students  ranging  firomage  16-82.  According 
to  Peterson,  ihccenter  should  serve  1400  by 
the  spring  term. 

"There  is  50%  male  and  50%  female, 
and  44%  community  people  that  use  the 
fimess  center,"  he  says. 

According  to  Peterson,  there  arc  four 

■Th  e rewards  are  great." 

— ^John  Peterson, 
fimess  director 

reasons  why  people  choose  the  fitness 
center. ‘There  is  alwaysan  insmictorprcsent 
tohclpout  with  anyqucslions  or  problems." 
he  says. 

“People  like  the  suuciured  program,” 
Peterson  says.  "There  have  been  many 
colleges  and  hospital  staffs  that  have  come 
to  observe  the  structure  of  the  cenler." 
Personal  profiles  and  letters  arc  given  to 
teach  each  individual  proper  exercise 

Cleanliness  is  also  an  important  part  of 
the  comer,  says  Peterson.  "The  center  is 
cleaned  twice  a day  and  each  machine  is 
wiped  off  after  each  use.” 

"The  view  is  also  great,”  he  says. 'There 
is  a large  window  along  one  wall  in  the 
work-out  area.  The  lake,  trees  and  bird 

feeders  create  a relaxed  and  enjoyable 

There  is  also  top-notcheqdpmcntinthe 
fitness  center,  says  Peterson.  There  are  65 
computerized  style  machines.  Some  of  the 
machines  available  are  the  shoulder,  leg 
and  chest  presses,  the  abdominal  board, 
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In  iiddiuon  lo  the  Aerobic  machines. 

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students  arc  offered  free  walking,  low- 
impact  aerobic  classes,  moderate-impact 
aerobic  dance  classes  and  stair  stepping 
classes.  ' 

Students  may  workout  at  JJC's  main 
campus  seven  days  a week  or  at  Lincoln- 
Way  Central  High  School  six  days  a week. 
Any  student  can  vary  the  work  site  and  the 

time  of  workout  according  the  their  personal 
schedules.  Lockport  Central  High  School  is 
a future  workout  site,  says  Peterson. 

‘Twenty-five  or  more  visits  will  earn  a 
says.  A total  of  four  credits  may  be  earned 
from  thcfitnesscenter.Thereare  no  tests  and 
no  homework  in  this  class. 

'Barefoot  in  the  Park'  to  be 
presented  at  Governor's  State 

UNIVERSITY  PARK-Thc  Neil  Simon 
comedy  "Barefoot  in  the  Park”  will  be 
presented  as  a dmnetA^e^r  production 
Nov.  24  at  Gove^f^^ie  University. 

The  RepefltK^ Theater  of  America/ 
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The  play 
tells  the  saga  of 
newlyweds  as 
they  begin  life 
in  a rackety 
situation  is 

complicated  by  the  brides  mother  and  a too 
friendly,  odd-ball  neighbor  from  the  attic 
above  them,  only  playNvright  Neil  Simon 
can  bring  magic  to  this  age-old  subject 
through  lovely  madness  and  endearing 
human  sweetness. 

The  Alpha-Omega Hayersisanationally 
acclairiKd  touring  company  that  has  traveled 

nearly  three  million  miles  and  presented 
more  than  1 1 ,000  performances  in  it’s  20- 
year  history. 

Only  advance  ticket  sales  are  available. 
Tickets  are  being  sold  through  the  GSU 
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What  do 
you  call  a 

(CPS)  - Its’saploL  Bruncues  and  redheads 
everywhere  arc  just  Jealous,  nicy  know  that 
blondes  really  do  have  more  fun,  sooui  of  spite  they 
told  the  world  that  also  stupid.  Major  dingbats. 

How  do  you  put  a twinkle  in  a blonde's  eye?  Shine  a 
flashlight  in  her  car. 

How  do  you  get  a blonde  to  laugh  on  Monday?  Tell  her  a joke  on  Friday. 

What  do  you  call  12  blondes  standing  in  a line?  A wind  tunnel. 

What  do  you  caU  a redhead  walking  between  two  blondes?  An  interpreter. 

Now  wait  a minute.  Is  this  politically  correct? 

As  old  blonde  jokes  re<merge  in  a time  where  homosexual  jokes,  racial  jokes,  fat  jokes, 
disability  jokes  andeihnic  jokes  are  in  hiding,  you're  probably  wondering  how  this  whole 
humor  movement  started  (No,  it  aws  not  by  a brunette  • at  least  no  one  can  prove  it). 

A professor  who  studies  speech  communications  says  he  thinks  blondes  have  become 
a safer  group  to  pick  on  because  of  the  historical  stereotyping. 

Quippwd  one  blonde  to  a Knighi-Ridder  newspaper  reporter  who  has  been  closely 
documenting  this  important  trend:  ‘Tve  got  a slack  of  them  in  my  car.  My  friends  call  me 
whenever  they  hear  a new  one." 

Astute  observers  in  the  reading  community  out  there  will  note  that  most  blonde  jokes 
focus  on  women  (with  the  exception  of  Dan  Quaylc,  whom  most  blondes  do  not  want  to 
aknowledgeasoncoftheirown).  Dill  Allman  saysthat’sbccauseHollwood’sdumbblondcs 
were  almost  always  women. 

"You  find  lots  of  things  in  the  1930s  and  '40s  films,"  says  Allman,  a speech 
communications  and  theater  professor  at  Baldwin-Wallacc  College  in  Cleveland.  “The 
blonde  women  were  just  portrayed  that  way.” 

According  to  Allman,  Marilyn  Monroe  is  the  ultimate  perpetuation  of  the  stereotypical 
dumb  blonde. 

"Sort  of  like  the  idea  that  all  fooibal  players  are  dumb,"  Allman  says.  He  adds  that 
because  many  groups  of  people,  like  homosexuals,  arc  insulted  by  jokes  that  make  fun  of 
them,  "Our  focus  in  humor  has  narrowed.  Wc  realize  that  people  arc  more  sensitive.” 

Outside  oflhcclassroom,  Allman  specializes  his  studies  and  lectures  in  film  humor  and 
humoraboutrelaiionships  between  men  and  women. 


Y (CPS)-Need 

I schedule  that 
won't  require  much 
useof  your  remaining 

brain  cells? 

Not  to  worry  - Rolling  Stone  magazine 
has  the  perfect  guide  for  you.  In  the  Ocl  3 
issue,  the  magazine  provides  a "Guide  to 
the  Cuts”  that  features  20  of  academia's 
mostnotoriouslyeasyclasses.  Forexamplc: 

"The  Mind  in  Sleq),"  at  Macalesier 
College  in  Sl  Paul,  Minn.  Yep,  you  guessed 
it,  you  get  to  sleep  in  class. 

“German  FolkSongs,"atihe  University 
of  Connecticut.  Don't  strain  a lung  muscle 
because  you  have  to  sing  in  class. 

“Surfing.”  at  Pepperdirte  University  in 
Malibu,Calif.Nodesciipticn  needed,  dudes. 

“Circus,”  alNew  York  Univasily.  Learn 
to  walk  <H)  stilts  and  juggle.  Unicycles  are 

“Anthropology  of  Food,"  at  the 
University  of  Minnesota.  For  the  cuisine 
adventurers  who  don’t  lose  their  appetites 
easily  • sample  pork  heart,  squid.  Ninja 

Looking  for  a no-brainer? 

Turtle  Pics. 

‘The  African  Storyteller,"  at  the 
University  of  Wisconsin.  Like  childhood 
revisited,  you  growl  at  monsters  in  class 
ralherthan  the  ones  underneath  your  bed  (or 
in  the  closet). 




ti;io  » 7 


Alumni:  | 

The  backbone  of  every  college  I 

(CPS) — They  might  be  gone,  but  they 
certainly  arc  not  forgotten. 

Alumni,  in  fact,  arc  on  the  minds  of 
college  and  university  administrators  more 
often  these  day,  playing  an  increasingly 
large  role  in  keeping  affordable  education 
alive  and  well  during  times  of  financial 

"They  arc  absolutely  essential.  Thai’s 
the  backboncofitall,"  says  Charlotte  Hcartt, 
director  of  development  at  Smith  College 
in  Northampton,  Mass. 

Statistics  agree.  The  1991  Voluntary 
Support  of  Education  survey  published  by 
the  Council  for  Aid  to  Education  showctl 
that  U.  S.  colleges  snagged  S9.8  billion  in 
contributions  during  the  1990  academic 
year,  the  highest  amount  ever. 

Alumni  contributions  accounted  for  26 
percent  of  that  total  — an  estimated  $2.S 
organizations  and  other  indivuals  donated 
the  rest 

"As  colleges  arc  feeling  more  financial 
pressure,  they  arc  going  to  try  to  gel  more 
money”from  voluniarysourccs,  says  David 
Morgan  of  Council  for  Aid  to  Education 's 
Alumni  Scviccs.  "By  and  large,  voluntary 
support  has  grown  steadily  over  the  past  30 

Most  colleges  and  universities  have 
noticed  the  trend,  scoring  record-breaking 
Capital  Campaigns  for  donaiionsand 
developing  new,  innovative  alumni 
programs  in  which  people  can  donate  lioihc 
money  and  services. 

“Wc’vc  seen  a dramatic  increase  in  the 
number  of  volunteers."  says  Richard 
Tantillo.  director  of  development  at 
Rensselaer  Polytechnic  Institute  in  Troy. 
N.Y.  "If  alumni  arc  involved  in  another 
way  first  it  makes  them  more  passionate 
when  they  get  to  fund-raising.” 

Volunteer  serrvices  offered  by  alumi  at 

various  schools  include  recruiting,  serving  & 
on  legislative  committees  to  lobby  strtilc  ^ 
governments,  serving  on  college  steering 
committees  and  other  boards  and  working 
wiihcarccrdcvlopmcninclwork.sforrcccnt  “ 
graduate,^  of  their  .nlma  malcni.  ^ 

Stanford  Univcntily,  which  is  .second  in 
the  nation  in  both  corporate  and  other 
voluntary  gift-receiving,  relics  heavily  on 
voluntccrism  as  well. 

Stanford  has almo.sicndcdiisccnicnniul 
Capital  Campaign,  which  has  rntsed  $1.2 
billion  sofor.surpassingitsgoalofSI.l 
billion  by  February,  1992. 

"Wc  saw  the  creation  of  u volunteer 
(alumni)  network  in  which  we  will  have 
madcfucc-to-faccconiaciwiihaboui  lO.OCX) 
alumni  (for  donalioits)  by  February  . That 
rc<iuirc.s  a huge  volunteer  siruciure,''says 
Elizabeth  Sloan,  director  of 
office. " Wc  have  a more  committed  group 
of  alumni  than  wc'vc  ever  hud  before." 

Of  the  $1.2  billion  total,  about  $760 
million  carnc  from  alumni  contributions. 

To  date,  Stanford’s  fivc-ycur  campaign  is 
ihc  largest  in  the  nation;s  history,  But, 
bothllarvurd  Uniersily  and  Cornell 
University  have  recently  launched 
campaigns  with  loftier  goals. 

Hcont  soys  Smith  College,  an  all- 
women's  school,  ju-sl  completed  its  own 
record-breaking  ycar,raisingS163  million, 
the  most  achcivcd  by  a liberal  oru  college 

"Alumnae  represent  70  percent  til  our 
giving."  she  says,  "Tlieir  cornmiimcni 
encourages  odicrs  to  give." 

ThcCouncil  for  Aid  to  rducalion  iiamcxi 
the  University  of  Iowa  as  as  top  aliiniiii 
association  in  the  country  m 1990  - the 
focus  there  has  primarily  been  on 
voluntccrism.  An  example  —alumni  wlio 
arc  active  in  adult  illiteracy  programs. 


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Prankie  and  Johnny'  a sure  fall  smash 

I By  Janet  Inman 
o FromthedircctorofsuchhilTVsiicoms 
^ like  Lavcmc  & Shirley,  Happy  Days  and 
box  office  smash  Pretty  Woman  comes 
one  of  the  most  refreshing  movies  of  the 
season.  Garry  Marshall  has  again  struck  it 
rich  with  the  Paramount  Pictures  release, 
Frankie  & Johnny. 

Frankie,  played  by  Michelle  Pfeiffer,  is 
a waitress  at  a family-owned  diner  in  New 
York  City.  Johnny,  played  by  A1  Pacino,  is 
an  ex-con  who  is  looking  for  work  after 
being  in  jail  for  two  years  for  forgery.  He 
that  he  wants  to  be  a short-order  cook. 
Fortunately  for  himself,  he  gets  ajob  at  the 
same  diner  that  Frankie  works  aL  This 
happens  to  be  a typical  romance,  because 

boy  meets  girl,  boy  wants  girl,  girl  hates 
boy,  girl  wants  boy,  boy  finally  gets  girl. 

As  far  as  Johnny  isconcemed,  the  twoof 
them  should  most  definitely  get  together. 
butFrankicdoesn’tthinkso.She  thinks  that 
all  these  little  coincidences  are  just  a little 
too  much  for  her  to  handle,  especially  the 
one  that  says  they  were  both  bom  and  brought 
up  in  the  same  small  Pennsylvania  town. 
to  fight  even  more  than  before. 

As  the  movie  progresses,  they  get 
together,  and  even  though  they  become 
lovcis.ailhispointin  the  movie,  the  romance 
is  very  short  lived.  They  start  fighting  all 
over  again,  but  that  shouldn’t  surprise  you. 
Whatmay  surprise  you  is  ihcending,  which, 
by  the  way,  I am  not  going  to  tell,  because 




diat  would  ruin  it  for  you.  You’ll  just  have 
to  go  out  and  sec  the  movie  for  yourself. 

Michelle  Pfeiffer, 
who  play  sFrankie  as  if 
they  are  one  and  the 
same,  does  a 
spectacular  job  of 
convincing  the 
audience  that  she  is  a 
woman  who  is  in 
control,  and  who 
knows  whaishe  wants. 

Unfonunately,  the  real 
Frankie  is  not  like  that 
She  would  rather  sitat 
home  with  her  VCR  at 
order  pizza  than  go  out 
on  a date.  “That’s  dinner  and  a movie,  and 

I don’t  have  to  deal  with  some  schmuck 
trying  to  put  his  tongue  in  my  car.’’  Well 
said,  Frankie. 

A1  Pacino  gives  a 
remarkable  performance  as 
Johnny,  a street-wise  ex- 
con  who  becomes  quite  a 
chef  while  in  the  slammer. 
He  seemed  to  really  enjoy 
the  change  in  the  type  of 
role,  especially  since  he 
almost  always  plays  the  bad 
guy  in  movies.  He  has  a 
real  sense  of  humor,  and  I 
think  that  it  should  be 
played  more  to  his 
advantage,  because  he 
really  is  quite  good. 

SEA  OTTERS  • • • 

Thursday, Nov.  14 or  Friday, Nov.  15  7-9pm  A 
$15  ($10  Aquarium  Members) 

Sea  otters  are  playful,  energetic  creatures  equally  at  home  on  land  and  in  water. 
Participants  will  gain  general  information  about  these  animals  through  a slide  presentation 
and  a bchittd-lhc-sccnes  tour  of  the  oiler  habitat  in  Shedd  Aquarium’s  Oceanarium. 

Thursday,  Nov.  21  or  Friday,  Nov.  22  7-9  pm 
$15  ($10  Aquariums  members) 

Marine  mammal  staff  at  Shedd  Aquarium  introduce  participants  to  the  characteristics 
and  behaviors  of  seals.  Lcam  how  these  lithe.agilcpredaiors  survive  in  their  marine  habitats 
and  how  they  differ  from  their  cousin  the  sea  lion.  Participants  will  spend  time  observing 
the  harbor  seals  that  occupy  the  seal  bight  in  Shedd  Aquarium's  Oceanarium. 

Special  Exhibit  through  December  31 
Free  with  Aquarium/Oceannrium  Admission 

"Spiritsof  the  Wilderness,”  a collection  of  historic  art  and  artifacts  created  by  cultures 
native  to  the  Pacific  Northwest  coast,  is  the  first  exhibit  to  be  featured  in  the  Special  Exhibit 
Gallery  at  Shedd  Aquanum.  More  than  90  objects  ranging  from  ceremonial  masks  to 
decorative  feast  bowls  are  displayed.  Each  piece  incorporates  an  aquatic  motif,  including 
animals  such  as  seals,  whales,  salmon,  frogs  and  river  otters.  “Spirits  in  the  Wilderness” 
examines  the  connection  between  peoples  of  the  coastal  Pacific  Northwest  and  their 


Daily  Activity 

11  am  and  2 pm  Weekdays 

11  am,  2 pm,  and  3 pm  Weekends 

Free  with  Regular  Aquarium  Admission 

The  intricate  beauty  of  a Caribbean  coral  reef  is  re-crcaicd  in  a 90,(X)0  gallon  exhibit 
which  occupies  Shedd  Aquarium'sccniral  rotunda  and  contains  approximately  300  tropical 
fish.  Visitors  can  witness  feedings  when  aShedd  Aquarium  diver  plunges  into  the  water  and 
hand-feeds  exotic  coral  reef  animals.  The  diver  speaks  to  spectators  through  a mask 
microphone  describing  the  behaviors  of  sea  turtles,  eels  and  numerous  other  species  of  fish 
inhabiting  the  reef. 

Open  daily  9 am  - 6 pm 

The  magnificent  new  marine  mammal  pavilion  at  Shedd  Aquarium  brings  the  ocean  to 
Chicago.  The  Oceanarium  features  beluga  whales.  Pacific  white-sided  dolphins,  Alaskan 
sea  ouers,  and  harbor  seals  in  a dramatic  rc-crcaiion  of  a Pacific  Northwest  coastal 
environment  In  a separate  exhibit  area,  a colony  of  penguins  inhabits  a naturalistic 
Falklands  Islands  environment 

Toavoid  long  lines  and  the  disappoinimcntofsold-oul  tickets,  visitors  are  advised 
to  purchase  ihcii  tickets  in  advance  through  Tickeimasier  centers  or  Charge-By-Phone  at 
(312)  559-0200.  Tickcisare  limed  to  allow  visitor  entry  at  15  minute  intervals.  The  time 
primed  on  the  ticket  is  the  lime  the  ticket  holder  will  be  allowed  to  enter  the  Oceanarium. 
Once  inside  the  new  facility,  visitors  can  watch  one  of  five  daily  animal  behavioral 
presentations.  The  ptcseniaiions  take  place  at  10:30  am,  12  noon,  1 :30  pm.  3 pm  and  4:30 


Top  10  Albums 

1.  Guns  N’ Roses -Use  Your  Illusion  n 

2.  Guns  N’ Roses  - Use  Your  Illusion  I 

3.  Ganh  Brooks  • Ropin’ the  Wind 

4.  Mariah  Carey  - Emotions 

5.  Meiallica  • Metallica 

6.  Bryan  Adams  - Waking  up  the  Neighbors 

7.  Natalie  Cole  - Unforgettable 

8.  The  Committments  - Soundtrack 

9.  Bonnie  Rain  - Luck  of  the  Draw 

10.  Boyz  11  Men  - Coolcyhighharmony 

Top  10  U.S.  Singles 

1.  Mariah  Carey  - ‘'Emotions" 

2.  Extreme  - "Hole  Hearted” 

3.  Karyn  White  - “Romantic” 

4.  Color  Me  Badd  • “I  Adore  Mi  Amore” 

5.  Natural  Selection  Featuring  Niki  Haris  - “Do  Anything" 

6.  Bryan  Adams  - “Can’t  Stop  This  Thing  We  Started" 

7.  Martika  - “Love...Thy  Will  Be  Done” 

8.  Bonnie  Railt  • "Something  to  Talk  About” 

9.  Jesus  Jones -“Real,  Real,  Real” 

10.  Marky  Mark  and  the  Funky  Bunch  - "Good  Vibrations" 

Top  10  College  Albums 

1 . Nirvana  - Nevermind 

2.  Robyn  Hitchcock  and  the  Egyptians  - Perspex  Island 

3.  Billy  Bragg  • Don't  Try  This  at  Home 

4.  Red  Hot  Chili  Peppers- Blood  Sugar  Sex  Magik 

5.  Big  Audio  Dynamite  II  - The  Globe 

6.  Smithereens  - Blow-Up 

7.  Psychadelic  Furs  - World  Outside 

8.  House  Of  Freaks -Cakewalk 

9.  Golden  Palomoinos  - Drunk  with  Passion 

10.  Transvision  Vamp  - Little  Magnets 


Top  10  Campus  Bestsellers 

1.  Four  Pasi  Midnight  by  Stephen  King  (Signcl 

Late-night  hours  filled  with  horror  and  terror. 

2.  Scientific  Progress  Goes  “Boink,"  by  Bill 

(Andrews  & McMeel,  $7.95)  Latest  Calvin 
& Hobbes  cartoons. 

3.  Seven  Habits  of  Highly  Effective  People,  by 
Steven  R.  Covey. 

(Fireside,  S9.95)  Guide  to  pcrsonll 

4.  The  Burden  ofProof,  by  Scott  Turow. 

(Warner,  $5.95) 

A lawyer  dies  to  solve  the  mystery  of  his  wife’s  death. 

5.  You  Just  Don’t  Understand,  by  Deborah  Tannen.  (Ballentine,  $10.00) 
How  men  and  women  can  understand  each  other  better. 

6.  Memories  of  Midnight,  by  Sidney  Sheldon.  (Warner,  $5.99) 

Vengeful  Greek  tycoon  haunts  the  destiny  of  an  American  woman. 

7.  The  Woman  in  his  Life,  by  Barbara  Taylor  Bradford.  (Ballantine,  $5.99) 
Story  of  a corporate  raider  and  the  women  who  love  him. 

8.  The  Joy  Luck  Club,  by  Amy  Tan.  0vy,  $5.95)  Destinies  of  Chinese 
immigrant  women  and  their  Chinese-American  daughters. 

9.  The  Education  of  Little  Tree,  by  Forrest  Carter.  (University  of  New 
Mexico,  $10.95)  Growing  up  with  the  Cherokee  way  of  life. 

10. 101  UscsforaDcad  Cat,  by  Simon  Bond. 

(Clarkson  N.  Potter,  $5.00)  Cartoons. 

Magician  to  perform  in  Aurora 

One  of  the  World’s  greatest  magicians, 
Harry  Blackstonc,  Jr.  will  make  an 
appearance  at  the  Paramount  Arts  Centre 
in  west  suburban  Aurora, Friday,  November 
15  at  8 p.m. 

Every  time  Harry  Blackstonc,  Jr.  steps 
on  stage  for  a performance,  he  brings  with 
him  the  legacy  of  an  American  Theatrical 
tradition  thaidaiesbackrornearlyaccmury. 
Harry  Blacksione,  Jr.  is  the  gifted  son  and 
profes.sional  heir  of  the  Great  Blackstonc, 
America's  legendary  creative  magical 
genius  who  led  the  An  of  stage  magic  and 
illusion  to  heights  never  achieved  before 
his  era. 

The  highlight  of  this  special  show  is 
Harry's  interacdon  with  the  audience  in 
order  to  complete  such  illusions  as  the 
disappearing  handkerchief  and  fioadng 

From  the  first  moment  of  the  show. 

Harry  isablctocapturc  your  imaginauon 
and  lake  you  on  a fascinating  journey 
through  illusion. 

Tickets  arc  $26.50  and  $24.50  at  all 
Ticketmaster  outlets  or  by  calling  (312- 
902-1500  or  at  the  Paramount  Ans  Centre 
Box  OlTicc  located  at  23  E.  Galena  Blvd., 
Aurora,  60506;  (708)  896^666. 

2-foM  (PARATIX)  arc  o/Tcred  on  a 
space-availablcbasis,  fora  one-hour  period 
beginning  three  hours  prior  to  the 
performance.  Phone  the  Box  Office  the  day 
of  the  show  for  availability  at  (708)  896- 

S2  senior  citizen  and  Student  discounts 
arc  available. 

Co-produced  by  McDonald’s 
Restaurants  of  Aurora:  Galena  Blvd.,  Lake 
Street,  Boulder  Hill,  Fox  Valley  Center; 
McDonald's  of  Yorkvilic  and  Y108  FM 

Real-life  'Attack  of  the  Killer  Tomatoes' 

(CPS)-Primarily  craftsmen,  farmers  and  college  professors  from  the  University  of 
Massachusetts,  Amherst  College  and  Mount  Holyoke  College  live  in  this 
small  town,  about  50  miles  north  of  Springfield. 

So,of  course,  in  their  spare  time,  the  members  of  this  uniqucpopulaUon 
I of  about  1,500  like  to  engage  in  intellectually  stimulating  activities. 
Like.. .tomato  wars. 

On  SepL  28,  residents  paid  a war  lax  of  SI  foradults,50centsforchildrcnand 
searched  through  gardens  for  overripe,  mushy,  frost-burned  tomatoes. 

Divided  into  two  battalions,  the  Jet  Stars  and  the  Supersonics,  the  warriors  hurled  the 
damaged  fhiit  at  each  others  bodies  and  heads. 

Before  the  festivities  began,  the  "Archduke  oflhe  Supersonics"  and  the  "Czar  of  the  Jet 
Stars"  were,  uh,  executed  by  a firing  squad  armed  with  - what  else?  - tomatoes. 

City  officials  say  the  "Mother  of  All  Battles  tomato  fight"  came  about  because  of  a city 
ordinance  that  ordered  residents  to  get  rid  of  frost-damaged  produce. 

Discover  the  mysteries  of  Mexico 

Joliet  Junior  College  foreign  language  instructor  Kevin  O’Ccmnell  is  planning  a trip  to 
the  Mexican  Yucatan  Peninsula  fiem  March  28-April  4. 

The  costof  the  trip  is  $875  for  people  under21  and  $1,021  for  people  over  21.  The  cost 
includesiound  trip  air  fare,  transportation,  hotel,  two  mealsadayanda  bilingual  lourguide. 
The  tripalsoincludessighi-seeing  lours  ofM^da  and  the  Mayan  citiesofUxmaI,Chitchen 
Itza,  Tulum  and  Cancun. 

AS75  deposit  is  required  to  reservea^xM,  For  more  informatior),  call  Kevin  O’CooncU 
at  (815)  729-9020,  ExL  465. 

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Brookfield  Zoo  and  Chicago  Rainforest  Action  Group  (CRAG)  invite  llic  public  to  S' 
attend  “Symposium  on  conservation  of  Rain  forest  Mammals"oiiSimdny,  Novcmlicr  17.  S' 
from  1 to  5 p.m„  at  Brookfield  Zoo.  Admission  is  free,  Reservations  arc  retjuired.  " 

Panel  members  include  Dr.  George  Rabb.  Brookfield  Zoo  director,  and  Dr.  Dennis  £ 
McriuJr..LincolnParkZooassisianidirccior.Spcakcfsarc Dr. Gary GalbrealJi. associate  f 
director  of  biological  sciences  at  Northwestern  University  and  head  of  CRAG’s  pmjcci  9 
commiuce:Dr.AnncSavagc,primalologistanddircciorofrcscarchalRogcrWilliamsPark  - 
Zoo.  Rhode  Island;  and  Dr.  Jackie  Bciwood,  science  director  for  Bat  Conservation  - 
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CRAG,  a non-profit  volunteer  organization,  was  founded  in  1988  to  unite  concerned 
citizens,  educators,  and  scientists  in  the  worldwide  clTort  to  help  slop  the  destruction  of 
tropical  rain  forests. 

For  reservations  or  more  information  about  the  symposium,  call  Brookfield  Zoo’s 
Group  Sales  Department  at  (708)485-0263,0X1. 355.  Those  attending  will  need  to  enter  at 
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'New'  team  to  move  in  right  direction 




Planetarium  shows  scheduled 

Four  free  sky  shows  arc  scheduled 
92  planetarium  show  and  lecture  scries 
at  the  Joliet  Junior  College  Herbert 
Trackman  Planetarium. 

“Larry,  Cat  in  Space"  will  be 
presented  at  6:30  p.m.  on  Thursday 
14.  Thisprogramiswriuenforchildien 
five  years  and  up  and  is  about  the 
adventures  of  a cat  that  accidentally 
finds  itself  shipped  to  the  moon. 

will  be  presented  at  7:30  p.m.  on 
Tuesday,  Nov.  19.  This  lecture  will 
showptanciarium  guests  ihepromincnt 
constellations  of  the  fall  and  winter 

For  more  information,  call  the 
Natural  Scicncc/Physical  Education 
Department  at  (815)  729-9020,  Ext 

Ski  Club 

The  Joliet  Junior  College  ski  club 
CO.  from  Jan.  4-11  for  anyone 
interested  in  attending. 

The  S644  fee  includes  air  fare, 
condo,  lift  tickets  and  ground 
transportation.  Ski  lessons  will  also 
be  available  at  all  levels. 

or  Gcri  ChapUn  at  (815)  729-9020, 
Ext.  375  or  Ext.  4 19. 

Basketball. billiards, bowling 

Arc  you  interested  in  playing 
basketball,  billiards  or  bowling? 

In  tram  ural  teams  will  beplayingon 
Mondays,T\jcsdays  and  Wednesdays, 
from  1 1:50am  — 1pm. 

If  you're  interested  in  basketball  or 
billiards,  there  is  a sign-up  sheet  in  the 
F building,  right  next  to  the  Fitness 

If  bowling  is  your  sport,  contact 
Pam  Hohiman  in  the  Athletic 
Department,  exL  431. 

Fine  Arts  showcase 

Department  and  interior  design 
students  will  present  a free townhouse 
holiday  showcase. 

The  showcase  will  be  held  from  10 
a.m.-5  p.m.  on  Saturday.  Nov.  16  and 
from  12-5p.m.on  Sun^y.Nov.  17at 
the  Black  Road  and  Essington  Road 

The  event  is  sponsored  by  the 
Timberview  Construction  Company 
and  Remax  Reality.  The  townhouses 
arc  fumishedbyLA-Z-Boy  Showcase 
Shoppe,  Linda  Myrc  Interiors  and 
Pier  One  Imports. 

By  Dave  Parker 

The  entire  cast  is  new.  When  the  curtain 
goes  up  for  the  1991-92  men’s  basketball 
seasonatJolietJuniorColIcgc,  notone  person 
affiliated  with  last  year’s  Wolves’  cage 
production  will  be  on  board. 

JJC  has  a new  director  and  producer-first 
year  head  coach  Pat  Klingcr-an  individual 
who  made  his  mark  as  a top  recruiter  and 
assistant  coach  at  Eastern  New  Mexico 
University,  as  NCAA  Division  11  school. 
Klinger  b^mes  JJC's  fourth  head  coach  in 
the  last  seven  seasons.  If  the  Wolves’  athletic 
program  is  lucky,  Coach  Klinger  will  be  at 
the  campus  on  1216  Houbolt  Avenue  for 
quite  some  time. 

"We  want  to  bring  prestige  back  to  the 
Joliet  Junior  College  men’s  basketball 
program,"saysCoachPat  Klinger.  “Opposing 
teams  used  to  hate  to  come  and  play  at  Wills 

By  Dove  Parker 

Renee  Gillispie  begins  her  initial  season 
as  the  Lady  Wolves’  head  basketball  coach. 
And  if  Coach  Gillispie  works  the  same 
wonders  on  the  hardwood  that  she  (fid  on  iJtc 
softball  diamond,  than  the  1991-92  Joliet 
Junior  College  women's  basketball  program 
sliouldbemakingapositivcium  forthebcticr 
in  quite  a hurry. 

"We  will  try  to  be  as  competitive  as 
possible  this  season,”  says  head  coach  Renee 
Gillispie.  "We  have  some  hard-working 
players  and  they  arc  willing  to  pay  the  price 
to  be  successful." 

During  the  last  two  women’s  basketball 
seasons,  Joliet  Junior  College  has  won  only 
eight  games.  A year  ago,  JJC  posted  a 6-18 
record,  including  a 1-11  slate  in  the  North 
Central  Community  College  Conference. 

“We  have  a lot  more  numbers  than  wedid 
last  year,”  she  says.  "Right  now  we  have  17 
pbyerstiyingout  for  the  team.  Having  better 
numbers  will  definitely  help  us  out  for  '91- 


Coach  Gillispie  returns  one  of  the  N4C's 
premier  players  in  sophomore  point  guard 
Doris  Haycs.aformerMitTOoka High  School 
standout  athlete.  A stellar  pitcher  in  softball 
for  the  Lady  Wolves,  Hayes  led  the  N4C  in 
scoring  last  season  with  a22.7  scaring  average. 
Anadqnballhandler,  Hayes  averaged  21.05 
points  a game  for  all  games  last  year. 

Shooting  53.7  percent  from  the  field  last 
year,  Hayes  was  ihinj-icam  N4C  All  League 
pick.  Gillispie  re  turns  two  oiha  players  from 
last  year's  team,  forward  Jerilyn  Konc  and 
center  Carmen  Tucker. 

“Having  Carmen  the  entire  season  will 
definitely  help  our  inside  game  and 
rebounding,"  says  coach  Gillispie.  “Carmen 
is  a solid  post  player  and  she  should  open 
things  up  offensively  for  Doris. 

“Doris  is  a fine  basketball  player  and 
tremendous  all-around  athlete.  I believe  that 
she  will  still  score  a lot  of  points  this  season, 

Gymnasium.  Unfortunately,  that  hasn’t 
been  the  case  in  recent  years.” 

The  Wolves’  have  won  23  basketball 
games  the  last  two  seasons,  A year  ago, 
JJC  posted  a 12-18  record.  Klinger  hopes 
to  move  the  JJC  men’s  program  in  the 
proper,  honest  direction  in  a hurry. 

'The  Joliet  and  surrounding  area, 
including  Chicago,  is  a hotbed  for  young 
basketball  talent  I honestly  believe  that 
JJC  could  be  one  of  the  nation’s  top 
basketball  programs,"  says  Klinger. 

"1  love  working  with  Vince  McMahon. 
Coach  McMahon  knows  what  it  takes  to 
build  a slid  athletic  program  and  he  has 
been  super  to  work  with.  I really  enjoy 
working  with  the  staff  wc  have  here  at 

“And  the  Joliet-area  prep  basketball 
coaches  have  been  very  receptive.  And 

but  we  certainly  want  to  get  her  some 
scoring  help...Jusi  to  take  some  of  the 
scoring  slack  off  her  back,"  continued 

"And  Jerilyn  has  worked  very  hard  to 
improve  her  overall  game.  She  is  a hard 
worker  and  coachabic.” 

Coach  Gillispie  is  looking  forward  to 
the  rigors  of  the  current  cage  season.  The 
Lady  Wolves  begin  a rugged  N4C 
home  against  Triton  College. 

"Since  wc  don’t  possess  a lot  of  big, 
tall  girls,  we  will  probably  go  with  a one- 
post  offense,”  she  says.  “We  will  attempt 
10  distribute  the  scoring  a little  more  to 
take  some  pressure  off  Doris.  However, 

“Defensively,  we  will  play  a lot  of 
zone.  Our  quickness  is  average,  but  wc 
will  try  to  pressure  the  ball  as  much  as 

that  is  another  positive.  I’m  anxious  to 
get  the  season  underway,”  he  says. 

With  the  likes  of  sophomore  Darrell 
Hudson  from  Yazoo  City  High  School 
in  Missouri  and  sophomore  point  guard 
Randy  Tucker  from  Joliet  Central  High 
School,  the  Wolves  should  play  an 
exciting  brand  of  basketball.Ifthc  pieces 
of  the  puzzle  fall  into  place.  i.e.,  the 
addition  of  Chris  Lee  from  Rich  Central 
H,S.  and  Hillel  Watkins  from  Chicago 
Hyde  Park,  then  the  Wolves  could  very 
College  Conference  championship  in 

“We  will  try  to  play  an  up-tempo 
style  of  game  with  this  particular  group 
of  students/athletes,”  said  Klinger. 
"Besides  possessing  very  team  speed, 
these  young  men  have  the  ability  to 
really  getafter  the  composition  defensively. 

"Our  man-lo-man,  pressure  defense 
should  be  solid.  We  will  stress  our 
offensive  sets,  but  we  want  to  always  be 
sufficient  on  defense.  Your  defense 
should  always  be  constant  We  always 
want  to  keep  pressure  on  the  opposition 
and  make  them  commit  the  mist^es  and 

Promising  freshmen  include  Scott 
Hasenjaeger  from  Joliet  Central,  Chris 
Edmonds  from  Manual  High  School  in 
Indianapolis,  Jason  Venn  from  Seneca 
High  School.  Scan  Rccd  from  Strcaior 
Austin  High  School  and  Keith  Kinzlcr 
from  Joliet  Catholic  Academy. 

“For  the  first  year,  that  number  of 
seven  freshmen  and  three  sophomores  is 
a good  one,"  says  Klinger.  “I  really 
enjoy  working  with  this  group  of  young 
student/aihictes.  They  work  very  hard  at 

The  Wolves’  begin  their  season  on 
December  MalhomeagainstChicago’s 
will  be  ready  to  make  a strong,  powerful 
run  in  the  conference  by  the  time  that 
initial  N4Cgames  rolls  around.”he  says. 

Football  receives  conference  honors 

By  Dove  Parker 

Four  Joliet  Junior  College  football  players  received  conference  honors  recently  to 
the  North  Central  Community  College  Conference  (N4Q  football  team. 

Chris  Formella  was  selected  to  the  1991  All-Conference  first  team.  A 6’  2",  256- 
pound  two-year  sianerfor  JJC.Formella,  a 1990  graduatcofRomeovilleHighSchool. 
also  was  picked  to  the  1991  Region  IV  All-State  fooUiall  squad. 

“Chris  was  probably  our  best  football  player  in  1991,”  said  bead  foodmall  coach, 
Vince  McMahon.“Hc  worked  hard  andnever  let  upeithcrduringagameorinpracticc. 
Chris  will  make  a fine  player  for  some  four-year  college  or  university." 

"He  was  such  a versatile  player  for  us  in  1991  that  we  sometimes  played  him  on 
defense,”  he  said.  “He  was  so  valuable  to  us  offensively,  that  we  kept  him  on  offense 
for  a majOTity  of  the  season." 

Wolves’  sophomore  tight  end  Tom  McCoy  was  selected  to  the  1991  N4C  All- 
Conference  second  team.  A 6’3”,  220-pourtd  player,  McCoy  isa  graduate  of  Lincoln- 
Way  High  School. 

Sophomore  defensive  lineman  Robin  Smith  and  defensive  tackle  Pablo  Medina 
made  the  N4C  honorable  mention  all-league  selection.  Smith  is  a Lincoln- Way  Hi^ 
School  graduate  and  Medina  is  a Bolingbrook  High  School  graduate. 

Gillespie  hopes  women  are 
competitive  this  season