The Prospector (Helena, Mont.) 1916-2015, September 22, 2005, Image 1
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Fr. McCallum is new director of camDus ministry! Homecoming pictures pages 8 and 9 Fullbright schol ar teaching Chinese page 12 H o m e c o m i n g 2 0 0 5 a s u c c e s s by Linsey Lindgren Intern Writer Whether it was your first Carroll Homecoming or your last, this year had some thing for everyone to get involved with and participate in. Carroll’s 2005 Homecoming Royalty were senior King Ross Gustafson and Queen Tami Caldwell. The nominees from the senior class were Ryan Van Dinter and Mike Donovan for king and Kate Phipps, Cassie Estelle and Scout Murphy for queen. Juniors Dan Theis and Kate Gillette were crowned Prince and Princess for their class. Nominees for juniors included Joe Sullivan, Emily Porter , and Spencer Wilkinson. Sophomore Prince and Princess were Kellen Alger and Jen Enge. Sophomore nominees were Eric Powell, Spring Westover, Brian Fish and Amanda Marsden. Freshmen royalty were Prince Travis Browne and Princess Bobbie Allard and the nominees were Richard Peel, Trisha Baur, Jocelyn Bjornstad, and Alex Pfannenstiel. Coronation was held on Tuesday, Sept. 13 and was capped off with cake and punch. Powder-puff, or girls flag football, had ten teams competing for the title this year. Game times ran from 3 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 12 p.rp. on Saturday. Games were held at the YMCA fields next to Carroll and on the practice fields outside of the stadium. The champions were the Stacked team with a final score of 6-0 in a double over time win over the Basement Babes. Spectator turn-out was at an all-time high at each game and was greatly appreciated by the players! A big thanks goes out to all the teams for their sportsmanship (Basement Babes, Beuwowi, Epperson, The Huns, The Pink Panthers, Random Misfits, Stacked, Stewart’s Girls, Team #4, and the Titanz)! The bonfire took place at 9 p.m. on Friday and was hosted by ASCC this year. The Carroll bonfire was a good time for the pep band and cheerleaders to get everyone fired up for the football game on Saturday. It was also a time for the coaches to talk to the students Seniors Tami Caldwell and Ross Gustafson . reigned the homecoming weekend. about their team’s season and about how impor tant attendance at games is to the team and the school. The ASCC handed out free pizza and more Homecoming on page 15 “Science at the Edges of Humanity” conference held by Ann Goldes Intern Writer “Science at the Edges of Humanity” was a controversial conference and discussion “regarding those discoveries of contemporary science that have profoundly affected Americans’ conception of what constitutes the human person. The conference addressed the edges of human existence—the thin tissue of con ception, the fragility of birth and maturity, and the specter of death,” explains Dr. Barry Ferst, Carroll professor of philosophy. Dr. Ferst organized the confer ence that took place on Carroll’s campus Sept. 13, 14 and 15. The conference had four panels, each with its own debatable topic. The first was entitled “Eternal Souls and Fleeting Humanity,” and featured panelists Rev. Vernon Wright, Plymouth Congregational Church; Edwin Stickney, Montana Association of Churches; and James Cross, Ph.D., Carroll College moral theologian. The second panel, “The Law of Birth and Death,” featured panelists Iris Basta, attorney (alumna, 1983); Daniel Whyte, attor ney (alumnus, 1985); Palmer Hoovestal, attor ney (alumnus, 1984); Carl Hatch, attorney; and Eve Franklin, R.N., executive director, Montana Nurses Association. “Hard Choices, Tangled Decisions,” was the third panel and featured panelists Albert Oszewski, M.D. (alumnus, 1984); Patti States, M.D. (alumna, 1982); and Heather Onstad, R.N., M.S.N. (alumna, 1994). The final panel, “Living Life at Death’s Doorway,” featured speakers George Mulcaire-Jones,M.D. (alumnus, 1978); Jan Jahner, R.N.(alumna, 1972, 1986); and Rev. John Haas, Chaplain, St. Peter’s Hospital. Members from the audience were encouraged to participate in the panel discussions. There were three keynote speakers, each very diverse. Ethicist Carol Tauer, Ph.D. from more Conference on page 15 Orientation helps with Helena Food Share by Carroll Public Relations During this year’s orientation, Carroll stu dents took time out from the excitement of the new academic year to reach out to hungry Helenans by volunteering in a walking food drive around town. On Saturday, Aug. 20, about 200 incoming freshmen and student orientation volunteers took to the Helena streets and hauled in a batch of non-perishables that exceeded every one’s expectations. Last year’s orientation food drive yielded 5,000 pounds of food. This year, the students brought in 8,700 pounds! Pepsi donated 167 cases of water to keep the freshmen class hydrated as they walked and hauled cans and packages. Twelve volunteer drivers from the Helena community transport ed to food in vehicles back to the PE Center, where it was sorted and loaded onto the Helena Food Share truck. Carroll student and orientation co-director Hillary Burr helped direct and coordinate the walking food drive with Food Share Director Anne Waickman and Circle K President Shannon Crabtree. Carroll salutes the Helena community, which continues to support good works of our fine city. “The conference addressed the edges of human exis- tence-the thin tissue of conception, the fragility of birth and maturity, and the specter of death,” Dr. Barry Ferst professor of philosophy THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2005 VOLUME 89, NO.l