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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 8 April 1998

4* The Rambler April 1, 1998 jftv." ■ ■ Freakin' Pfaffengut fights with flavor Limp Lammers Prol\fit stiit) writer James Pfaffengut* editor in chief of The Rambler, was hospitalized last Saturday morning after being beat up by unidentified suspects on the corner of Rosedale and Beach Streets. Witnesses said they saw Pfaffengut on the corner naked, wrapped in a large tortilla and covered with Tabasco sauce, trying to wave cars down as they passed him. "He said he was a hot tamale and that he was worth more than $2," said one witness who stopped to pick Pfaffengut up and would not reveal his name. Another witnesses said, "I'm glad he got what he got. That guy has been looking for trouble ever since he covered himself with honey and tied himself to the stoplight pole here on the same corner." Police arrived on the scene at approximately 1:37 a.m., according to Sgt. Gary Omally. "This is not the first time we have had a disturbance call about this guy. This time it was worst than I expe...

Publication Title: Rambler, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 22 April 1998

IBRARV The students' voice since 1917 April 22, 1998 Fort Worth, Texas Vol. 81, HoJVT/e Wesleyan raises tuition, cuts classes Jason Lamkrs Stuff writer In reponse to a projected $2.6 million deficit, Wesleyan has decid- ed to raise tuition six .percent, cut classes by approximately 16 percent and forego raises tor faculty, staff and administrators. Registration lias been post- poned a week due to student and faculty concern over the schedule. A meeting was called by Dr. Mike Dixon, chair of the Faculty Council, on April 15 in reaction of a petition signed by concerned faculty members. Schrum addressed faculty after announcing the university's project- ed $2.6 million deficit. "It may seem like the sky is falling," said Schrum. He, added that the university is not in danger of folding or closing its basic programs "The enrollment patterns seem to be strong. We have met but did not exceed the projected enrollment," said Schrum. "The financial condition of the university is very strong...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 22 April 1998

2 The Rambler April 22, 1998 [; ft I /* If I I § 1" I ll- K'' Former trustee Ban- dies of stroke at 90 i:\ : Laurie Kisner News editor Former Fort Worth Mayor and Wesleyan trustee James Willard Ban died. March 29 after a stroke in Fort Worth. He was 90. Barr received an honorary doctor of humanities degree from Wesleyan in 1990 for his communi- ty leadership and dedicated service io the university. In 1965, he became the first popularly elected mayor of Fort Worth in 42 years. After serving one two-year term, he continued to be active in communi- ty and university affairs. He served on dozens or boards, including Wesleyan's board of trustees. I le is survived by his wife of 62 years Christyne Barr; three sons, Andrew, Allan and Kenneth Barr, who is the current mayor of Fort Worth. Mayor Kenneth Barr told the Fort Worth Star Telegram his father was a modest man who never took the limelight despite his many accomplishments. - "He didn't care who got the credit. He just wanted to see t...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 22 April 1998

The Rambler April 22, 1998 • 3 )d to |f >n je le lc in other words... We want to know what you think. What you really think. So we send a photographer to randomly stop people and ask them a question about a hot topic. So when you see him, don't run the other way--tell him what's on your mind. Question: What do you think about the budget/schedule problems? Brandy Dees Sophomore Management "It's not really affecting me since I'm a sophomore--I want to know why they're raising tuition and where it's going." Phil Sims Junior Exercise and Sports Studies "I want to know more about the entire, situa-. tion—if they're raising tuition I want to know if they're cutting back their expenses. What are they going to do for the students? If we pay more 1 want more information on what they're going to do with it. W.hen are the raises going to stop?" Chris Steele Junior Art "I think it's making a lot of people look for other schools since a bunch of people can't afford to go to school here anymor...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 22 April 1998

1 I I on Faith Wesley an group builds houses in Mexico for the less fortunate Matthew Smith news editor Most people spend spring break relax- ing or having fun. Some go oul of town, a few catch up on schoolwork and a lot simply stay at home doing nothing. This year 12 members of the Wesleyan community eschewed parties and rest, traveling instead to Mexico to attempt to make a difference. The group, led by Chaplain Jeff Miller and Chaplain Intern Joe Lynch, included students Victoria Johnson, Nelson Jones, Elisha Stanton, Andrea Hardy, Lanny Hill and Emi Fumoto, Also joining the group were Wesleyan alumni James and Ardis Freeman, Wesleyan staff member Brian Prince and Abby Tincher, a high school stu- dent from Oklahoma. The group went to Nuevo Progreso, Mexico, from March 14-21 to build houses for families living in makeshift shelters of cardboard boxes and wooden pallets. Lynch said' each person paid approxi- mately $200 to cover transportation, food and lodging. While in Mexico, th...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 22 April 1998

The Rambler April 22, 1998 • 5 Rams resting comfortably on top with 20 wins Troy Clarkson Sports editor The Texas Wesleyan softball team (29-6 and 20-1) continued to roll through the Heart of Texas Conference beating the Texas Lutheran Bulldogs in four games on April 17 and 18 in Seguin. The Rams won the first two games on Friday, 12-0 and 8-0, and completed the sweep with 8-2 and II-3 wins on Saturday. The wins, combined with two St. Edward's losses to Schreiner, have given the Rams a two game lead for the conference's top spot. The Rams have been battling the Hilltoppers all season in the stand- ings for first place. The Rams also got a pleasant surprise when they finally seized the 25th spot in the NAIA national ranking. Wesleyan had previously been shut out in the rankings while teams under them in conference (ST. Mary's) have been given top 25 rankings. "We didn't let it bother us that other teams were in the rankings. We know we have a good team and don't need rankings to show...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 22 April 1998

6 . The Rambler April 22, 1998 j4ptU j4tt Above: Junior art major Terry Gallagher takes part in the Spring Art Student Competition and Exhibiton with his entry, Entreaty, Art from several students will be on display in the Law Sone Fine Arts Center through April 30. Left: The spiritually inspired exhibit Worship by senior art major Brad Ball is on display in the east room of the library through April 30 and includes the piece Light Of The World. "It's an artistic way of showing my passion for Christ," said Ball. Photos tiy Jiwon turners. Crude cartoon is a smash The object of disappointment Matthew Smith News editor South Park is definitely not your father's cartoon. Quite the contrary. These kids make Bart Simpson look like an honor student. Beavis and Butthead are pillars of the community by comparison. South Hark is rude, disgusting and com- plete!) beyond the bounds of good taste. It is also, arguably, the funniest show currently on TV. In this age of stifling political cor- rec...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 29 April 1998

he $ The students' voice since 1917 April 29, 1998 Fort Worth, Texas Vol. 81, No. 11 NO CONFIDENCE Faculty Assembly votes no confidence in administration Jason Lamkrs Staff writer The Faculty Assembly passed a vote of no.confidence in the admin- istration in the areas of finance, academic scheduling, admissions, financial aid and athletics April 28, 74 for, 7 against with 2 abstentions. According to Dr. Mike Dixon , chair of the faculty assembly, the vote is to show the president and the Board of Trustees the position ol the faculty of the university. Jake B. Schrum, president of Wesleyan, can either disagree with the vote and do nothing or he can agree with the vote and make changes. When asked what he thinks about the vote, Dr. Tom Armstrong, senior vice president and provost, said, "I'll let the vote speak for itself" The assembly also asked Dixon to get a reply from President Schrum by Thursday, April 30, to its recommendation that he recon- figure the senior staff to include th...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 29 April 1998

2 •The Rambler April 29, J998 Wesleyan introduces American humanics certification program Matthew Smith News editor The nonprofit sector is grow- ing and has more than 50,000 job opportunities, according to Angie Foster, student liaison and coordi- nator lor American Humanics at Wesleyan. The nonprofit environ- ment has a high turnover rate because many people enter without the proper qualifications. American Humanics was created to combat-this by offering quality training in the nonprofit industry. American Humanics is an alliance of nonprofit organizations of more, than 40 colleges and uni- versities whose goaj is to effectively prepare people to work in the nonprofit industry. Texas ■Wesleyan University is the only north Texas school participating in the program. American Humanics is a certi- fication program, not a degree. Poster said that most students involved are pursuing separate degrees. Poster said completion of cer- tification requires seven to eight courses, some of whic...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 29 April 1998

The Rambler April 29, 1998 • 3 i n other words... We want to know what you think. What you really think. So we send a photographer to randomly stop people and ask them a question about a hot topic. So when you see him, don't run the other way-tell,him what's on your mind. • Question: What did you think of The Rambler this year? Lori Fuller Sophomore Chemistry "It was good and bad at different points—maybe the campus-wide schedule could be more on-cam- pus than off." Cassie Keck Freshman Business "I thought it was interesting; it kept me informed. Overall y'all are doing good." Jeffrey Latimer Junior Finance "I enjoy reading it. The articles keep getting better. I enjoy it when it comes out every week," Prasetyo Iskandar MBA Student "It's getting better. I've been read- ing it since last summer. The stories and the content are getting more serious. "N 9* Melanie Siphs Sophomore Mass Communication "I liked how they presented some of the staff's salaries-it was informative and revealin...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 29 April 1998

4 • The Rambler April 29, 1998 1, The time has finally come Senior reminisces six years of college life at Wesleyan It sometimes seems like I've been at Wesleyan my entire life. I've driven back and forth from this place countless times and put more than 81,000 miles on my three- year-old car. Six years ago I couldn't' have ever imagined being in school for this long but throughout the years things (women and baseball most- ly) have come along and kept me at Wesleyan. 1 know now that I am lucky to have received an education from here and no matter what things people say about Wesleyan, it's a great place to learn. When 1 first received a phorie call from then b a s e b a I I coach Brad Bass he told me Texas Wesleyan' was interest- ed in me and he would like me to come and visit. 1 told him "That sounds great, but exactly what and where is Texas Wesleyan?" 1 had never, heard of the school even though i'd been trying desper- ately it) lind a college,where 1 could play baseball. 1 deci...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 29 April 1998

sports The Rambler April 29, 1998 • 5 Men's, women's tenni successful in H.O.T.C. play Troy Ci.akkson Spurts editor The Texas Wesleyan men's and women's tennis teams turned in a strong showing at the Heart of Texas Conference Tournament April 24-26. Wesleyan placed second in men's singles, women's singles and men's doubles. Wesleyan's Deependra Chhabraa started the tourna: merit with a bye and easily defeated his first opponent 6-1 and 6-3. Sean Reno from Texas Lutheran fell to Chhabraa in the third round 6-0 and 6-1, setting up a Ram against Ram semifinal with Glen Hadley. While Chhabraa won on his side of the bracket Hadley took care of his St. Mary's opponent 6-3 and 6- 0. The win put Hadley one victory from playing his teammate for the right to go to the tournament finals, and after breezing by his third round opponent the match was set. The victory belonged to Chhabraa as he shut out Hadley 6-0 and 6-0. Chhabraa earned a trip lo the finals but lost the championship in three gam...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 29 April 1998

6 * The Rambler. April 29, 1998 Stay Cool A look at the one tried and true method of avoiding the summer sun: the movies Kklli Parker Entertainment, A managing editor Furry creatures will roam the streets and asteroids will threaten our safety on earth this summer in the movie theaters. Never fear, there will also be many laughs, love will prevail and hope will float. Hope Floats: A single mom (Sandra Bullock) and her daughter move to Texas to start a new lite where she finds hope again. She runs into her old high school sweetheart (Harry Connick, Jr.) who still carries <1 torch for her. Hulworth: A depressed U.S. senator (Warren Beatty) finds himself expressing his views about race and wealth in America publicly for the first time after being inspired by a beautiful woman (Halle Berry ). Clockwatchers: Lisa Kudrow stars in a comedy, about a group of temporary workers waiting for an oppor- tunity to- come their way. The women become great friends as they bond by finding the humor...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 9 September 1998

E X A $ F. S / E Y \ N he N I V E R S J T Y The students' voice since 1917 September 9, 1998 Fort Worth, Texas Vol. 81, No. 12 Schrum says "no" Administrative cuts won't be made Jason Lamers News editor President Jake B. Schrum and Wesleyan's top seven administrators declined to take a 15 percent salary reduction recommended by the Faculty Council in a meeting July 1. Tne eight administrators include Schrum; Tom Armstrong, senior vice president and provost; Dave Voskuil, vice president of enrollment management; Caren Handleman, vice president of devel- opment; Dr. Skip Applin, vice pres- ident of student life and athletics; Marcia Wilemon, secretary of the university; Steve Martin, vice presi- dent of administration; Loralee Pohl, associate vice president of human resources According to the Faculty Council minutes, Schrum said he had presented the request to the staff and no one volunteered to take a salary reduction, and that he would leave the university before taking a salary red...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 9 September 1998

Ram Camp a success Kith Fithian coinentates as two of the Ram Camp participants com- pete in the Root Beer chuging con- test, during the weekend of Aug. 21 and 22. A Mari a Montgomery Staff w riter Have you ever seen a person spin around in a circle with his head on a bai and totally lose balance? Have you ever heard the story, of Willie the Wonder Ram? Well, this year' the freshman class got a chance to do all of these things and learn about Texas Wesleyan University in a unique manner by attending Ram Camp. Ram Camp has traditionally not been required and students have had to pay approximately $40 to attend the off-campus event. The Student Life Department decided to make a few changes in Ram Camp so all students could participate and learn more about their university from their peers. Freshmen Orientation and the enjoyable aspects of. Ram Camp were combined to create Ram Camp 1998. The theme for Ram Camp this year was, "A Call to Action," and was required for all students as a pa...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 9 September 1998

The Rambler September 9, 1998 • 3 in other words... Question: Fall semester: back to the grind or time to slack off? Holly Kilpatrick Sophomore Mass Communication "Back to the grind: I want to focus on school and studies so I can play tennis and relax in the spring." Colin Cornett Junior Mass Communication "Back to the grind: just about to enter my senior year and I've got to hit the book;s so I can get a job and succeed." Michael Wheaton Senior Exercise and Sports Studies "Back to the grind: I'm ready to get graduated and get out and make some money." Julie Sady Freshman Business "Slack off: I'm going to slack off because I can." Arthur Castillo Sophomore Music "Back to the grind: I've been slacking off. I'll give it a try for two weeks." Jacelyn Smith Sophomore Elementary Education "Back to the grind: I've got 18 hours this semester—I've got to be." All photos by Jon McKen/ic The Rambler Founded inJ9I7 as The Handout Jake'B Schrum. Publisher Dr. Marian Haber, A<t\ iser James Pf...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 9 September 1998

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 9 September 1998

The Rambler September 9, 1998 • 5 ft I I I i- I I I Volleyball team sets off new year Rhonda Freeman Sports editor The Wesleyan volleyball team has set off their new year by prac- ticing three time's a day The team consists of three returning seniors; Ranee Lloyd. Keri Davis and Marissa Meyer. They.also have two transfers and three new freshmen. Last year their record was 19-17 and mem- bers say they look to improve this year. "The team looks really good this year. Coach Kick Johansen and Coach Tony Howell recruited a lot of hard workers. So far it has been pretty competitive even though we haven't played any games," Davis said. On Sept. II, the women are going to California to play in a tournament for four days. "All the girls are real aggres- sive. Aggressiveness is the key to success, and we give them the free- dom to be aggressive," Coach Howell said. Their first home game is Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. against Midwestern. PhUoxourtca) of Spurt* Infunnatton Dtrecuw The Volleyball team c...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 9 September 1998

• The Rambler September 9, 1998 ..J —J2ZZZ 1$ .1 Keefers offers a variety of dishes from their famous hamburgers to chicken fried steaks. Meal prices for one person can range from $5 to $10„ The restaurant is located near Wesleyan at 909 West Magnolia. Keefers is a keeper Mattiii.yv Smith Staff writer I oi l worth must be the ham- burger capital. We have Charley's, Kincaid's-(voted best in America,) and Jon's Grille! Then there's b j Keefers. Keefers' hamburgers ($4.10) are delicious and huge. The baked- fresh-daily buns guarantee you'll never be satisfied with ordinary bulls. Hamburgers are just the tip of the iceberg. Keefers sells chicken sandwiches, chicken lingers and chicken fried steak. Keefers also serves steak, fish and ham dishes. Soups, appetizers, desserts and bev- erages round out the menu. Vegetarians should find plea- sure in the salad selection and vegetarian burgers. Keefers also offers an array of sides ranging from green beans and mashed pota- toes to onion rings....

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Rambler — 16 September 1998

e Rambler The students' voice since 1917 September 16, 1998 Fort Worth, Texas Vol. 81, No. 13 Tuition raise sets in for students Jason Lamers News editor Tuition for the 1998-99 year has risen ranging from $235 to $333 an hour. The annual block tuition rate rose to $8,000. The block rate allows students to take 12 to 17 hours of credit at the same rale. Although Wesleyan's tuition is still lower than Texas Christian University and Southern Methodist University, if a student takes only 12 hours Wesleyan's tuition is closer to TCU's tuition than you might think. The tuition for a student taking Ml hours is $265 an hour. A student taking 12 hours will pay $333 an hour, but tuition will only be $235 an hour for 17 hours or more. Thi-s is because of the block tuition, a student will pay $4,000 if they take 12:17 hours. On top of the tuition for taking 12 hours the uni- versity charges general fees ranging from $20 to $250. According to Dave Voskuil, vice president of student enrollment, ...

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