The Rambler (Fort Worth, Tex.), Vol. 84, No. 10, Ed. 1 Wednesday, November 1, 2000 Page: 1 of 6
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NOV 0 2 2000
The students' voice since 1917
November 1, 2000
Fort Worth, Texas
Vol. 84, No. 10
Wesleyan Jazz Ensemble
The Wesleyan Jazz
Ensemble's annual fall con-
cert will be Thursday, Nov. 2,
at 7:30 p.m^at theJ^w Sone
Fine Arts Auditorium.
Admission is frpe. For more
information, call ext. 4990.
Sixty third grade students
fi m Ver$ia L. Williams Ele-
mentary School will visit
Wesleyaa Thursday, Nov. 2,
as part of the "Writing Part-
First year composition
students from Wesleyan
write letters to the elemen-
tary students throughout the
course of the semester, then
meet with the young partners
when they visit Wesleyan.
The Wesleyan Singers
will present their fall concert
at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov.
12, at Arlington Heights
United Methodist Church
and at 7:30 p.m. on Monday,
Nov. 13. at Peace Lutheran
Church in Hurst.
The two churches were
selected because the concert
program highlights certain
relationships between the
Methodist and Lutheran
of firte and
Rambler survey shows Wesleyan
students favor Bush by 1 percent
The editors of Aries,
Wesleyan's national journal
of creative expression, invite
everyone to attend an
evening of live poetry, prose
and art to celebrate the publi-
cation of Aries 2000.
The event will held from
7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov.
21, in the East Room of the
Eunice and James L. West
Aries 2000 will be on sale
for $5 cash or check. If you
cannot attend the publication
reception and reading, call
Dr. Thorn Chesney, assistant
professor of English, at ext.
4923 to purchase a copy, or
send an e-mail to aries jour-
nal@ hot mail, com.
Dr. Tom Benberg, Wes-
leyan's liaison from the
Southern Association of Col-
leges and Schools (SACS),
will be ort campus Nov. 2 to
help Wesleyan formally
"kick off" its reaffirmation
All faculty are invited to
a general meeting/open
am from 2-3 p.m. in the
you have any ques-
tions, call the Office of the
Provost at ext. 4405.
Hair T-shirts ,
performing arts is selling
Hair T-shirts for $10 in the
For more information,
call ext. 4990.
EDITOR IN CHIEF
In a recent-written survey of 94 Wes-
leyan students, 39 percent said they will
vote for George W. Bush in the presiden-
Vice president A! Gore followed with
38 percent. Five
Ralph Nader, while.
17 percent are unde-
distributed in busi-
ness, science, mass
ogy, physical education, pre-law and other
classes during the weeks of Oct. 9-20.
Of the students polled, business, mass
communication, psychology and pre-law
majors favored Gore, while students in
education and other majors selected
Bush. Science majors had an equal num-
ber of votes for Bush and Gore, and the
majority of physical education majors
Of the 74 students ages 24 years and
under, 41 percent selected Bush, 35 per-
cent chose Gore, 21 percent were undecid-
ed and 3 percent said they will vote for
Of the 20 students age 25 and older,
50 percent said they will vote for Gore, 35
percent chose Bush and 15 percent select-
A total of 65 females were surveyed,
and 42 percent said they will choose Gore.
38 percent will select Bush, 15 percent are
undecided and 5 percent want to see Nader
Twenty-eight males were surveyed,
and a 41 percent majority plan to vote for
Bush. Twenty-eight percent said they will
vote Gore, 24 percent are undecided and 7
percent choose Nader.
One student who did not specify a
gender said he or she will select Gore.
A freshman pre-med major said, "I'm
not really thrilled with any of the candi-
dates, but Bush is the best of the four."
A sophomore mass communication
major said, "Unfortunately, voting for any
candidate from parties other than Republi-
can or Democrat feels like a waste. I want
,to keep Bush out of
A senior psy-
chology major said, "I
feel A1 Gore will keep
the nation and the
A junior the-
ater major said,
"Whoever is elected president I feel will
not perform as good a job in office as Clin-
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Community of learners program gathers
faculty, staff, students in casual atmosphere
EDITOR IN CHIEF
The staff of the Eunice and
James L. West Library have
worked to bring a new Com-
munity of Learners program to
Wesleyan this semester, with
the purpose of gathering Uni-
versity faculty, staff and stu-
dents in a casual atmosphere.
In the program, professors
from various departments
speak about different subjects
at noon on Tuesdays, Wednes-
days and Thursdays throughout
the semester, in the East Room
of the library. All faculty, staff
and students are welcome to
attend and bring a sack lunch.
David Thurston, collection
development specialist, said.
"We really hope that students
attend and see their professors
in a different atmosphere."
The next presenter will be
Dr. Thom Chesney, assistant
professor of English, who will
speak on Thursday, Nov. 2.
Dr. Bruce Benz, assistant
professor of biology, will speak
Tuesday, Dec. 5. The topics
have not been announced at
Past speakers have includ-
ed Dr. Bobby Deaton, chair-
man of physics and geology,
who spoke about dinosaurs on
Sept. 13; Roger Rosvald, assis-
tant professor of theater arts,
who discuessed theater Oct. 3;
and Dr. Pam Rast, assistant
professor of exercise and sports
studies, who spoke about the
human body Oct. 18.
Rast's presentation was
titled, "The Human Machine:
Just How Incredible You Real-
She showed video clips of
athletes from the 2000
Olympic competitions and
spoke about the speeds and
forces the human body can
generate. Rast also compared
the processes of the human
brain to those of a computer.
Rast said, "I think [the pre-
sentation] went ok. She [spoke]
about the pressure when you
run, the things our brains can
calculate and our eyes can see."
"[The speakers] have had
good responses from every-
one," Thurston said.
register by mail
EDITOR IN CHIEF
Wesleyan will have a new registration process
for seniors this semester, according to Pati Alexan-
der, director of student records and registration.
Approximately 400 seniors are currently
enrolled, Alexander said.
All students with 91 or more hours will have the
option of dropping registration cards off or mailing
them to Wesleyan's student record office during the
week of Nov. 6-10.
Alexander said, "Last April, we informally sur-
veyed the seniors to see if there is anything we can
do to improve the [registration] process.
"We will register them and mail an invoice back
Seniors who choose to let the office register for
them need to have their advisers sign their registra-
tion cards in advance.
Those who choose not to mail the cards in or
drop them off still have the option of doing timecard
registration with the Weekend University students
Nov. 11 or with the undergraduate students Nov. 14-
Alexander said, "We're trying to get [the
seniors] in the week of Nov. 6, and I think it will be
a service to the seniors."
Senior psychology major Amy Bretthauer said,
"I think it will help somewhat improve the registra-
recognized on KISS
106.1 radio station
EDITOR IN CHI I I
A Wesleyan employee of more than 15 years
was recently honored by radio disk jockev Kidd
Kraddickon 106.1 KISS FM.
Lala Anzaldua, an
employee in Wesleyan's mail-
room, was honored as part of
the "Thank you, mom" con-
test Oct. 12.
Anzaldua's 26 year-old
daughter, Monica Martinez,
wrote a letter to the station
explaining her mother's diffi-
cult life and how her mother
was an inspiration to her. Mar-
tinez's letter was chosen out
of thousands submitted,
according to Anzaldua.
According to Martinez, her father, Arthur, left
her mother for another woman 16 years ago. Six
years ago Anzaldua and her husband reunited, and
he now has cirrhosis of the liver, diabetes and a kid-
When Anzaldua's husband left her. she began
working to support herself and her two children,
Martinez, now 26; and Eddie Anzaldua, 33.
Anzaldua walked from her home on Avenue D
to Wesleyan every day to work.
Martinez said, "She would cry at night, praying
to God how she would make it through the next
Because her husband suffers from multiple ill-
nesses, Anzaldua still walks to Wesleyan every day
to work and support herself and her husband.
A nurse visits their home daily to care for
Arthur Anzaldua, but Lala Anzaldua still takes care
of him as well.
Martinez said her mother has been an inspira-
tion to her and she loves her mother for everything
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