The Collegiate Challenge - April 7, 1972


The Collegiate Challenge - April 7, 1972


College student newspapers and periodicals
Community colleges


Student newspaper of the Tacoma Community College. This issue is numbered volume VII, number 16 and is eight pages.

This issue contains stories on geology instructor Jack Hyde and the effect of budget cuts on professional engagement; TCC Board Chairman Dr. Dewey Tuggle; the selection of TCC Federation of Teachers as the new bargaining agent for employees; the upcoming Fiesta Mexicana at the Temple Theater; Miss Tacoma pageant contestants meeting the current Miss Washington; an art exhibit from Eastern Washington State College on display in the TCC Library; Friends of the TCC Library fundraisers; the TCC Coffee House events; journalism programs in four year colleges; TCC golf team news; the upcoming installation of parking lot lighting; the TCC basketball banquet, including guest speaker Spencer Haywood of the Seattle Super Sonics.

Also includes guest articles by student senator Ron Hale on an upcoming constitution revision, Steve Whitbeck on the proposal for an All-College Council; a review of the film The Last Picture Show; reviews of albums by Traffic, The Who; letters to the editor on the Tacoma Crisis Clinic, Challenge coverage of the Frank Cedervall presentation; ads and classified ads.

Announcements include a new grading system at the University of Washington; an upcoming visit by Washington State University, Central Washington State College representatives; a student panel discussion on TV; an upcoming benefit performance of Plaza Suite by Neil Simon for the Friends of the TCC Library; Judo Club meetings; the new Phoenix crisis telephone services; a new student Information and Referral Center on campus; one credit student workshops; contributions for campaigning for a special levy for the school district; part time campus jobs; an upcoming production of Blow Hot, Blow Cold; incomplete grades in the Math Lab; corrections to transfer credit information for University of Puget Sound; Community Services director assistant Jerry Vaughan being interviewed on TV; a meeting for Tacoma Crisis Clinic staff and volunteers; an upcoming Sarah Vaughn concert.

Staff credits: Published by the Associated Students of Tacoma Community College. Editor in chief Candice Hanes; associate editor Kathy Wardlow; chief photographer Bill Schrum; business/ad manager Gene Achziger; sports editor Dann Tillighast; reporters Richard Barnes, Stephen Bowden, Mary Brannon, Lynn Fitzpatrick, Anne Flannigan, Dolores Hill, Lamoyne Hreha, Joyce Kalivas, Jose Longoria, Shirley Larson, Duane McCormies, Joyce Rhodes, Tod Sharlow; photographers Charles Kuhn, David Powers, Wayne Stewart, Shaune Liles, Jim Zderic; opinion Michael McLavy, Irene Jones, Rick May, Kenneth Elgin, Stephen Guthrie; sports Ross Whitfeldt, Mike Greenwood; makeup Dennis Bouffiore, Phyllis Church; office secretary Joyce Basozki; advisor Dennis Hale.


Associated Students of Tacoma Community College


Tacoma Community College Archives, Special Collections Library


Tacoma Community College Archives




Hale, Ron
Rhodes, Joyce
Whitbeck, Steve
R. M.
Elgin, Ken
Guthrie, Steve
Fox, Karen
Markholt, Ottilie
Clifford, Bill
Flannigan, Anne
McCormies, Duane
Longoria, Jose
Hill, Dolores
Jones, Irene
Bowden, Stephen M.
Greenwood, Mike J.
Powers, David
Hreha, LaMoyne


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