Yearbook main highlights: schools and departments; detailed lists with names and headshots of faculty, administration and students; variety of photos from activities, festivals, campus life, and buildings; campus organizations such as sororities, fraternities and councils; beauty contest winners; college sports and featured athletes; and printed advertisements of local businesses; Institution name: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
man000542. Epilogue: UNLV Yearbook. 1981. [Periodical] Retrieved from Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada. http://n2t.net/ark:/62930/d1668cr83
Las Vegas is more than a tourist playground. This unique city
offers a learning experience incomperable to any other. It allows us
to take a chance. An education at the University of Nevada Las
Vegas is not just a learning process but rather a combination of
challenges and interractions between each other and the outside
The diversity of Las Vegas is apparent not only in its recreational
and geographical features but also in its people, lifestyles and ideas.
This offers the opportunity for exploration, understanding and
growth. Las Vegas is a vacation unlimited; one day can include
skiing at Mt. Charleston, boating at Lake Mead, exploring in wild
country and experiencing the excitement in the casinos, where one
hours is all that seperates these adventures.
Punk- a passing fad?
Wells in flight Bud man Bill
Mack Jackson "Space Cadet'
The band before halftime
Lights, camera, action!
Latest in Unisex haircuts Picking and grinning
You've got to be kidding!
When it's time to relax.
The University of Nevada, nestled in the
heart of the city, offers the chance to grow
and develop in a variety of ways. Internships
are available in the various hotels,
radio and television stations located
throughout the city. Other internship programs
include archaeology and anthropology.
Also offered is a program involving
the Desert Research Institute in applied
ecology and physiology.
E & P Board at Work Senator Wild
Congregating in the Union
Entertainment reached a peak level on
the campus with such names as Joan Armatrading
and Ambrosia. Foreign films
were included within the regular season
film series. Vincent Price graced us with
his presence on the Ham Hall stage.
Walking through campus
Pledges enjoy fraternity life
Rob Tidwell and Sandy Castleberry
The UNLV Yell grew from a
small bi-weekly publication to
a full sized paper that reached
over 9000 students each week.
KUNV broadcasted daily providing
on campus entertainment
and public service announcements.
At the other end
of the spectrum, UNLV athletics
provided strong competition
and seasons of endless excitement.
The Fremont Cannon
There are other universities
in other areas but none
that offers the unique atmosphere
and ability to explore
such as UNLV.
Through all our learning
experiences :ve ready ourselves
for the eventual step
from the comfortable niche
we have created within the
walls of the university to
the challenges of the real
world. To take a chance.
The integration of people,
ideas, and environment
make our education
unique in locale, unique in
idea and unique in spirit.
Ambrosia fans after the concert
Concert Series Opener
Joan Armatrading appeared live in concert
on the Artemus Ham Hall stage. The first in a
series of concerts presented by CSUN; Miss
Armatrading delighted the audience bringing
them to'their feet for a thundering ovation. Bob
Lobello, a student at the University, opened the
show with several original tunes.
Armatrading played songs from all her albums,
including her latest, Me Myself I. Her
music ranged widely in style from semi-classical
songs like "I need you" to reggae infused
works like "Simion."
Joan's use of her guitar, of her voice and even
of melodic and lyrical content defied most
The New York Times called Joan Armatrading
"perhaps the best unknown pop star in the
business." Newsweek says Armatrading has
single handedly stretched the boundaries of
pop music. CSUN brought Miss Armatrading
to Las Vegas and more important to the University.
Country Music Comes To UNLV
On the starlit evening of Sept. 6, country music
found a home on top of the P.E. complex. Cowboy
hats and boots were abound as couples twostepped
to the sounds of "Country Fever".
The event was sponsored by the Sigma Chi
Fraternity and CSUN and was attended by over
one-thousand foot-stomping students.
The fraternity spent the afternoon setting the
stage for the country extravaganza which came
off as one of the years best "hoe downs".
When Mugs Were Raised High
October 9-11 CSUN Entertainment and Programing
presented Octoberfest. The fest
kicked off Thursday at 10:30a.m. with the
opening ceremonies which included the
crowning of the prince of Octoberfest, beer
chugging contests, and the famous German
Bratwurst eating contest. The beer, food and
traditional German music set the tone for the
festive weekend. A high-light of the Bavarian
event was the infamous "Fox". This irrepressible
balladier was preluded by numerous proteges
in an "amatuer Fox contest".
The celebration continued Friday evening in
the upstairs area of the Moyer Student Union
where the beer chugging, food and music continued
into the wee hours of the morning. The
partying picked up again at 9:00p.m. that Saturday
T-shirts and mugs were on sale the entire
week as souvenirs of what was to be one of the
wildest celebrations in UNLV's history. EIN
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The River Of Beer Flowed
1980 will forever be remembered as the year of the
great flood. That is when ATO and CSUN flooded Las
Vegas with the annual Budweiser bash. This traditional
event came after the Rebel football team celebrated a
victorious win over a rival Fresno State.
The P.E. Complex held up like Noah's Ark, playing
host to almost 3000 beer absorbing passengers. Beer
contests, beer prizes and more beer helped the students
celebrate the winning game and the end of the first
two weeks of school. Budman joined in the festivities
giving away posters, flyers, frisbees and numerous
other Bud paraphinalia.
Just as Noah boarded pairs of exotic wildlife, the
rock band SHAROD sparked their own wildlife with
their powerful sounds. Sharod rocked the crowd "all
night long" and they still wanted more.
The great Flood of 1980 will not be forgotten for a
long time. At least not until the 1981 Season Opener
Bash. Wear your life jackets!
The Rise Of The Roman Empire
The days of ancient Rome were relived as UNLV celebrated
Homecoming in the first week of November. What was once
Moyer Student Union was transformed to resemble a Roman
palace. Great white pillars and grape vines were scattered
throughout the building.
The Homecoming week was commenced with a Roman
Slave Sale, sponsored by the UNLV cheerleaders. "Dancin
Dave" Gist was the first slave on the auction block to be sold.
After the last of the cheerleaders had been sold for a price of
$80.00, the Homecoming queen candidates were introduced.
Throughout the week CSUN provided ambrosia and entertainment
for the citizens of the Roman Palace. Wine, cheese,
fruit and lamb were offered while the UNLV Jazz ensemble
played. Events such as a chariot race and a discus throwing
contest were included in the festivities. The New Aces professional
frisbee team, flew in to partake in the fun by putting on
a frisbee exhibition.
On Friday, Homecoming Eve, the citizens of Rome partook
in a formal ball at the luxurious Caesars Palace. The Dick Sax
orchestra played while the Ballen Brothers magicians entertained.
The music, song and merriment highlighted the evening.
On Homecoming day, the Rebel Roman empire was ready to
conquer Wyoming. The victorious Rebels defeated the Cowboys
by a score of 33 to 26.
The highlight of the evening was the crowning of Miss
Laura Pitman, (sponsored by O.J.'s Diners), as.Homecoming
Queen. The beautiful queen was attended by
Michelle Harshaw (Sigma Chi) and Joanna Riley (Dorm).
The spoils of the conquest were celebrated at a punk
toga victory party. Two new wave groups, the Units and
the Donuts were brought in from San Francisco for the
The reign of the Rebel Roman empire is one that will
not be forgotten as Rebel Caesar Rad Smith declared fun
and merriment for all in the desert Rome.
Male Strippers Perform
The juice dance with its male strippers turned out
to be an extremely controversial event. Before approval
was granted for the dance, limitations were
placed upon the performers by the student senate.
These limitations stipulated that the strippers were
only allowed to strip down to bathing suits rather
than the usual G-string. Also the dancers could not
circulate among the crowd and had to have a $150.00
bond placed on them as insurance.
In spite of these limitations, the strippers still
managed to pull off an entertaining evening before
the mostly female audience.
Presidential Candidate Ed Clark
Speaks To Students
During an election year, politics infiltrate
the UNLV campus. A highlight of
the political year was a campaign stop by
Libertarian Presidential Candidate Ed
Addressing a crowd of over 300, Clark
presented the Libertarian philosophy on
various issues. The presidential hopeful
stressed such issues as the draft, foreign
policy and the defense posture. After his
address, Clark answered questions from
the audience with local media on hand to
record the event.
The event was organized by local members
of the Libertarian party with help
from CSUN. Information labels, campus
wide posters, buttons and plenty of leg
work insured a strong crowd for the Libertarian
Crepes, Candlelight And Coffee
Power Outage Closes UNLV
Where Were You When The Lights Went Out?
Many UNLV students, faculty and administrators
had the day off when an
electrical power failure closed the majority
of campus orientations and buildings.
The power failure affected the entire
campus except for White Hall, the
Education building and the McDermott
Vice President of Academic Affairs
Dale Nitzchel stated that the electrical
failure was disruptive to the academic
curriculum of the faculty and students.
Some of the faculty were upset due to the
loss of class scheduling and work time.
Student activities were altered from
work to an early weekend. Most students
questioned said they enjoyed the day off,
but wished they would have known before
they got out of bed. Other students
were informed by the radio or phone.
Some students were annoyed because
they had studied all night before, only to
find that their class exams had been rescheduled.
New Senate Session Begins
Results of the CSUN Senate
elections were released only a few
hours after the polls closed. In the
previous years, ballots had been
counted by hand with the counting
often going on into the night.
For this election, a computer was
used, the ballots and computer
time was donated by the Clark
County School District.
Twelve percent of the CSUN
members, 647 students voted in
the election. This was the first year
totals could be obtained.
The new Senators took office on
Robert Scavetta 12*
Arts and Letters
Gary Crandell 48*
Bill Haldeman 63*
Robert Peters 41
Jeff Wild 53*
Business and Economics
Carlene Clay 68*
David Guedry 23
David Martinez 56
Jim McKinney 64*
Winston Riley 22
Ray Corbett 8
Sandra Williams 13*
Roberta Burton 63*
Science, Math, and Engineering
Derrek Yelton 24*
Scott Browder 98*
Tom Foskaris 108*
Glenn Fruehan 73
Jonathan Gathrid 83
Mack Jackson Jr. 110*
Lori Ann Kanton 126*
Scott Karosa 122*
Kathi Kulesza 137*
Scott Lewandowski 106*
Patrick J. Malloy 110*
Rick Oshinski 166*
Stan Phares 64
James Salas 69
Scott Snoek 60
Sy Taylor 101*
Library Of Congress Specialist At UNLV
Dr. Miklo Radvanyi, a senior specialist in
the European law division of the Library of
Congress, addressed UNLV students and
faculty in early December, 1980. He spoke
on campus a total of 3 times, twice in the
Moyer Student Union and once for Dr. Robert
Bigler's POS 403 class. In his lectures, by
CSUN, Dr. Radvanyi discussed the pasts,
presents, and futures of world socialism and
American foreign policy.
Born in Hungary, Radvinyi earned his
B.A. in political science and law at Eotvos
Lorand University in Budapest, Hungary.
After receiving his Master of Comparative
Las at George Washington University in
Washington, D.C., he returned to Eotvos
Lorand University to earn his Ph.D. in Political
and Legal Sciences.
In 1973, Radvanyi became an editor in the
Hungarian department of Radio Free Europe.
In 1974 he became an assistant professor
of comparative penal and Eastern European
law. As a member of the Institute for East European Law,
he lectured and wrote several articles on European law and
politics. His duties in the Library of Congress have included
keeping track of political and legal development in Europe,
preparing reports and studies in response to Congressional
requests, and informing Congressman on legal and political
problems in Europe.
Radvanyi participated in the conference on human rights in
the Soviet Union, the conference on German terrorism in
South Bend, Indiana, and has been president of the International
Law Society of Hungarian Students.
Radvanyi, who is a member of the Hungarian Bar Association,
has lectured at Howard, American, and Johns Hopkins
Universities, and the University of Innsbruck.
Supports Athletic Department
For those fortunate enough to be there, the 7,500 seat Aladdin
Theatre for the Performing Arts was the Arena in which one of the
finest shows ever performed, occured. This star-studded event was in
fact the sixth annual Benefit Concert for UNLV's Athletic Program —
but the main attraction was Frank Sinatra, and of course some friends
he just happened to bring along.
At 9:00 pm the curtain opened, revealing a 32 piece orchestra,
warming us with a tune which actually turned out to be the introduction
of the Master of Ceremonies, Flip Wilson. After a hilarious
opening monologue Mr. Wilson brought out the first performer of
the evening, "the dynamic Marlene Ricci". Next to appear on the
stage was "the man who has tied a yellow ribbon around the heart of
America" Tony Orlando (minus Dawn and mustache). Ol'Blue eyes
sang a bevvy of his hits, many that he had made popular in the 40's
and 50's. Other entertainers that evening included: Bill Cosby, Tony
Bennet, Joan Rivers, and Wayne Newton.
The evening came to an end, Flip Wilson was back to say the
performers had given so much that night, the audience could not
possibly absorb any more. "Strangers", Wilson said, "say good-bye,
friends say so long," and with that we were beckoned to return next
Students Kept Pumping
The Nevada Blood Service in conjunction with
CSUN sponsored a Bloodrive in the Moyer Student
Union Lounges. The Drive was highlighted by the
performances of the Jazz Sound of Mr. Russ Martino
and his band. The Entertainment and Programming
board provided free cantalope and ice cream to
The goal of the Fall 1980 Bloodrive was 150 pints.
Although we fell short of the goal with only 143
pints of blood the event served its purpose.
The drive was not as successful as the February
1980 Bloodrive where we exceeded the set goal by 24
One Man Show
This year, Vincent Price came to the stage as
Oscar Wilde in John Gay's "Diversions and
Delights". Price gave a superior performance
as he captured Wilde toward the end of his life
giving a lecture in an old concert hall. "Diversions
and Delights" presented Oscar Wilde as
only Vincent Price could portray him.
Price also lectured to the theatre students
and faculty on his "life in the theatre". As he
spoke his presence could be felt throughout the
room. He began by calling the theatre a hard
life. He began his career at 23 in a little play in
Throughout his career, Price performed in
many tales by Edgar Allan Poe and other writers.
He was in 105 movies. He concluded his
lecture by saying that someone who is not interested
in the theatre, does not have any soul
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Nevada Dance Theatre
Ballet At Its Best
The Nevada Dance Theatre opened its ninth
season with a style and grace never seen before on
the Artemus Ham Hall stage. The opening concert
contained five ballets. The audience response
was warm as they were treated to the world premiere
of Vassili Sulich's new ballet "La Peri".
The Nevada Dance Theatre is a highly acclaimed
professional group that is university
based. Vassili Sulich, the founder and artistic director
is an instructor in ballet at the university.
World known for his inovative choreography, he
brings all his expertise to the ballet.
A Shining Season
This year Judy Bailey theatre presented us with a
dazzling array of productions. The series showcased
not only the talents of JBT's finest students and
community professionals, but also acclaimed
The unduly praised Long Wharf Theatre (in their
first Las Vegas appearance) presented Mr. Coward's
ageless comedy Private Lives. The performance marked
the first Las Vegas appearance by the New Haven, CT.
Stage Door; a poignently funny portrait of a group
of aspiring young actresses was made up of a cast of
talented students as was the play Robber Bridegroom.
The latter was the season's entry in the American
College Theatre Festival and was hilarious; a bluegrass
musical filled with lyrical love songs and rip-roaring
For the first time ever, JBT presented an original
script. The world premiere of The Total Immersion of
Madeleine Favorini marked a significant new
beginning for the theatre. Not only did the theatre
bring up the curtain on the world premiere of a new
play, but each future season the department of theatre
arts will premiere a new work as part of its "New
Also seen on the stage were The Caine Mutiny, Our
Town, and Same Time Next Year.
In the UNLV Little Theatre, "Aladdins Magic
Lamp" was presented. The Contemporary Dance
Theatre in concert performed their "Fall Frolics." It
contained ballet, jazz, modern, tap, ethnic, ballroom
and musical comedy with all choriography by the
dance faculty and students. Contemporary Dance Theatre
Young Republican's Party
20 Major Candidates Speak
The Young Republican Party
brought together 20 major candidates
running for state offices.
Each candidate gave a short
Various Local politicians attended.
Also in attendance were
Regional Director of Reagan
Campaign and Reese Taylor-
State Chairman. Senator Laxalt,
unable to attend, sent his aid
Ashley Hall along with a telegram
congratulating the Y.R.'s
on their success so far this year.
Regents Speak Out
Candidates for the Board of Regents were presented to the
students in forums presented throughout the fall semester.
Candidates presented included Dr. Monroe Fisher, George Harmon,
Chris Karramanos, and Dr. Jim Jones.
Issues which the candidates addressed included the Plus-
/minus grading system, the athletic fee, dorm construction, a
Nevada law school and construction of the Sports Pavillion.
The Board of Regents job is to oversee all policy and budget
decisions regarding all the Universities and Community Colleges
in Nevada. This year's budget is $150 million.
Lady Mud Wrestling
Mudslinging Takes On A New Meaning
Mudslinging took on a new meaning this year
when O.J.'S Diners and Sigma Chi sponsored
Lady Mud Wrestling.
Some of the expectant audience pulled chairs
up to the edge of the stage only to find they would
have stayed much cleaner standing in the back, as
mud was flung out into the audience.
The Girls who wrestled also wrestled part-time
at Bogies Nightclub. They presented themselves
much the way strippers do, with background music
and props. The clothes came off until they
were stripped down to black body suits. Ocassionally
the girls would tease and come down into
the audience for tips from intrigued male observers.
A box much resembling a child's sandbox was
set up on the ballroom stage to hold the wrestlers.
The girls entered the box and got on their knees.
With a blow from the referee's whistle, the wrestling
The mess was kept to a minimum. The audience
left, satisfied, many with smiles on their
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An Experience In Black Heritage
In keeping with the National movement towards
acknowledgement of Black Heritage, the Alpha Kappa
Sorority inc. together with CSUN presented Black
History Week. This second annual event was celebrated
February 16-20th. It was kicked off with a series of
Black Theatre sketches entitled - "What Happens to a
dream deferred" - Black History in Perspective. This
production was directed and produced by UNLV student,
Al Williams. Movies, music and lectures by
Black leaders commemorated black achievement
booths, in Las Vegas and throughout the Nation. The
festivities closed with an afternoon concert given by
"Soul Connection Band." Over one hundred UNLV
students gathered in the Moyer Student Union to participate.
Julian Bond was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on Jan. 14, 1940. While attending Morehouse College in Atlanta, he
became active in the Civil Rights Movement in the South. He participated in the voting drives, sit-ins and other
activities of the movement. The movement gave way to action within the system.
Bond has spearheaded a number of grass-roots campaigns to foster full participation in the political process by
minorities. "We are changing the color of Southern politics," he explains. "The way to do that is not to go after the big
jobs but to concentrate on the little ones closer to the people. If enough Blacks are elected at the grass-roots level, it's
bound to have a major impact on politics at the top."
Mr. Bond spoke to a capacity filled room in the True Love Missionary Baptist Church. He was presented through a
grant from the Nevada Humanities Committee and sponsored by the Theta Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa
Alpha Sorority, Inc.
1981 Mardi Gras Festivities at UNLV were ushered
in on May 6, by an appearance of the U.S. Marine
Corps., a tug of war contest between the Beer Drivers
and the UNLV football team, and the faculous "Name
that Tune" contest.
On Thursday the magical theatrics of the Ballan
Brothers entertained the crowds in addition to the
Ugly Person contest. Finally, the finest air guitarists in
Las Vegas competed for the honor of being best on
Mime, Magic and Comedy were displayed Friday,
by the Harlequin Street theatre followed by a Muscle
Man contest for the ladies and a Wet T-shirts contest
for the men.
On Friday and Saturday nights Old New Orleans
arrived in the M.S.U. ballroom in the form of the
Mardi Gras costume balls. Best costumes were chosen
at midnight on both nights.
Throughout the week the Jazz Ensemble, played
while beer and other spirits were served.
The Spirit of Old New Orleans
Whether it be sitting in the pouring rain at
the Silverbowl on a Saturday eventing, watching
a competitive swim meet in the McDermott
Plaza, or relaxing on a warm spring day on the
Roger J. Barnson memorial field, UNLV fans
are always loyal to their team, rain or shine.
Fans are fans, but Rebel fans can be fanatical.
UNLV style is ardent not only in red and
white clothing and souvenirs, but also in financial
support, and game time entertainment.
These things all add to the thrill and excitement
experienced while watching the running
Rebels. But they come and go with each of the
athletes while the spirit of the fans lingers on.
With each year the pride of the student body
grows and the UNLV spectators become an
Quality Among Staff Producers No. 1 Program
Behind every strong athletic program lies a strong
athletic department. And at UNLV, where athletics
are ranked up near the top in activities, there are
very capable people fulfilling these jobs in the department.
Working to keep UNLV's athletic department the
best around is Athletic Director Al Negratti. When
he came to UNLV, he was faced with a $570,000
deficit in the athletic budget. In eight months, he
has cut that amount to about $350,000 and it is
decreasing every day.
Assisting Negratti are Associate AD, Wayne
Pearson and assistants Dennis Finfrock and Sherman
Bennett. Pearson's main reponsibilities is that
of the fundraising department, which brings in big
revenue for the athletic department.
Finfrock became assistant athletic director when
Roger Barnson died in a tragic automobile accident
on March 14,1980. He is in charge of making travel
arrangements for the football and basketball teams
along with working with the women's sport program
Bennett was promoted to this post from ticket
manager by Negratti earlier this year. Among his
duties are that of athletic promotions as well as
looking over the ticket department.
Head Football Coach
Head Basketball Coach
Women's Tennis Coach
Men's Tennis Coach
Rebels Face Tough
WAC, PAC-10 Foes
The 1980 Rebel team arrived on campus and
began practicing in early August. With a previous
season record of 9-1-2 the team had its
pride to hang onto and the hope of becoming a
championship team in the future.
Six starters returned from the previous years
offensive team. The team ranked third among
NCAA Division I teams in yards per game
with 472.1. Defense had only 4 starters back
but considering they allowed only 25 pts per
game last season thats outstanding.
The remainder of the team although undeniably
talented, their talents had not matured and
few had been proven on a football field in front
of thousands of screaming fans. Despite the
doom and gloom predicted by those who think
they know about football, the Rebels pulled
together some pretty impressive players.
Quarterbacks Larry Gentry and Mark Gabrisch
were back this year. Keyvan Jenkins,
Artis Carhee and Michael Morton returned as
running backs along with receivers Sam
Greene, Darral Hambrick, Lance Cooper and
Jeff Speck. The line was composed of Art Plunket,
Dave Jones, centers Jordan Phee and Sean
Sloan and guards Jeff Stewart and Charles
The defense, usually the glue that holds together
the Rebel gameplan, returned only four
starters. Backs Richard Jackson, Bryan Human,
Charles Jarirs and Allan Tomlinson, linebackers
Mike Walker, Mike Johnson, and linemen
Bob Barrera, Jeff Justice, Phil O'Neil and
Julius Frnches helped fill in the gaps.
On the special teams several people helped
in those areas of the Rebel effort. Robert Cobb,
Mike Walker, Henry Thorns, extra point kicker
Keith Reardon and long snapper Bubba
The Rebels played three teams this fall who
weren't on last years schedule. One of them,
Brigham Young University, is the four-time
defending WAC champion. The other two were
Oregon, Pac 10 and San Diego State, WAC.
The 1980 UNLV Rebel football team opened
the season with a tremendous team effort in
the Las Vegas Silver Bowl by embarassing
Fresno State University, 35-6.
It was a team effort on both offense and
defense for the Rebels before 19,085 paid attendence
in the season opener. It was indeed a
team effort which helped the Rebels amass 417
yards in total offense.
Junior speedster Michael Morton led the talented
Rebel backfield in rushing with 59 net
yards on just seven carries for an 8.4 per carry
average and one touchdown. Sophomore Mark
Gabrisch came off of the bench for the final 11
minutes of the game as quarterback and completed
five of six passes for 147 net yards and
Senior Flainker Sam, "The Disco Kid",
Greene led the Rebel Receivers with three
catches for 45 net yards and senior tight end
Lance Cooper caught two passes for 40 yards.
On defense, the Big Red "D" forced seven
turnovers. Defensive backs Charles Jarvals,
Richard Jackson and Kieth Slack each had pass
interceptions and Bruce Sears, Mike Johnson,
Marcus Harrison and Henry Thorns each had
The consensus of opinion from Rebel fans, if
not the coaching staff itself, was that UNLV
played better against Fresno State than any
previous season opening game under coach
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BOTTOM ROW; James Salas, Tim Johnson, Hugh Dupree, Jake Ontiveras. TOP ROW; Heidi Nickum, Jillane Hammond,
Laurie Sims, Kim McKamy, Chris Oda, Iris Jordan, Julie Wade, and Lisa Pinciaro.
1980 REBEL FOOTBALL TEAM, Head Coach: Tony Knap. Assistant Coaches: Rich Abajian, Tom Cruickshank, Doug Filan, Doug Johnson, John
Lowry, Scott Schuhmann, Roy Shivers. Head Trainer: Dale Rudd. Equipment Manager: Larry Chin. Artis, Carhee, Darrell Littleton, Admiral Dewey
Larry, Jr., Cameron Holloway, Sam Burris, Larry entry, Keith Reardon, Mike Reed, Bob Lowry, Mark Gabrisch, Allyn Reynolds, Charles Jarvis, Keith
Slack, Ray Crouse, Keyvan Jenkins, Michael Morton, John Higgns, Calvin Phillips, Henry Thorns, James Frieson, Allan Tomlinson, Richard Jackson,
Jesse Graham, Lloyd Henderson, Kevin Rutledge, Bryan Human, David Glasco, Bill Purcell, Floyd Teasley, Tim Telliard, Sam Greene, Billy Hilliker,
Kinyon Jenkins, Joe Maher, Todd Peterson, Mike Johnson, Aveion Riggs, Jerry Huggins, Tim Austin, Bubba Mattinson, Sean Sloan, Don Granger,
Steve Schreiner, Jordan Phee, Keith Kohorst, Ron Valles, Steve Robertson, Mike Walker, Dave Jones, Wes Davis, Dan McQuaid, Marshall Parron,
Delroy Shigematsu, Dean Friedli, Aaron Moog, Mike Baxter, Charles Cain, Art Plunkett, Darral Hambrick, Jeff Justice, Julius Punches, Marcus
Harrison, Reggie LaFrance, Lance Cooper, Robert Cobb, Jeff Spek, Bill Earthman, Larry Taylor, Tauoa Falo, Bill Alford, Todd Libenstein, Phil O'Neil,
Bruce Sears, Bob Barrera, Isaac Hawkins, Mark Mangiaracina.
UNLV THE RECORD (7-4) OPP ATT.
35 Fresno State University 6 20,971
29 @University of Utah 45 23,645
56 @Colorado State University 15 25,972
36 Cal State, Fullerton 17 21,974
28 @San Diego State University 17 28,212
53 Univ. of Texas-El Paso 14 20,552
9 @University of Oregon 32 31,651
72 @University of New Mexico 7 14,250
33 University of Wyoming 26 22,277
19 University of Hawaii 24 27,239
14 Brigham Young University 54
1980 Alphabetical Roster
Pos Hgt Wgt CI
DE 6-3 205 FR
LB 6-3 198 JR
DE 6-4 250 JR
0T 6-5 245 JR
WR 6-0 161 SO
WR 6-2 180 FR
0G 6-4 250 SO
RB 5-9 185 SR
RB 5-11 200 JR
WR 5-9 180 SR
WR 6-0 180 FR
C 6-3 213 JR
TE 6-3 217 SR
0G 6-1 225 JR
FB 6-0 200 JR
0G 6-4 235 FR
LB 6-1 210 FR
TE 6-3 215 FR
0G 6-3 240 JR
DT 6-3 260 JR
OT 6-4 240 SR
DB 6-1 170 SR
DT 6-1 230 JR.
0B 5-11 180 SO
QB 6-2 188 SR
DB 6-0 187 FR
FB 6-1 185 JR
WR 6-1 185 SR
WR 6-4 210 SO
DE 6-4 200 FR
LB 6-4 230 JR
DB 6-0 170 SR
FB 5-10 200 SO
RB 6-2 210 JR
WR 5-10 180 SR
WR 6-4 183 JR
LB 6-3 194 SO
DB 6-1 190 JR
DE 6-4 240 SO
DB 6-3 185 SR
DB 6-1 192 JR
RB 5-10 185 SO
DB 5-9 165 FR
LB 6-1 220 JR
0G 6-3 231 SR
DE 6-4 215 JR
QB 6-3 195 SR
OG 6-1 210 FR
0T 6-5 270 JR
Las Vegas (Rancho)
Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California
N. Las Vegas (Rancho)
Los Angeles, California
Las Vegas (Valley)
San Francisco, California
Las Vegas (Western)
Las Vegas (Bonanza)
San Antonio, Texas
Santa Barbara, California
Los Angeles, California
Las Vegas (Western)
Las Vegas, (Valley)
Las Vegas (Western)
Las Vegas (Clark)
Los Angeles, California
St. Louis Missouri
85 Reggie LaFrance TE 6-4 215 FR 18 Inglewood, California
4 Admiral Dewey Larry* DB 6-0 192 SR 22 Omaha, Nebraska
96 Todd Liebenstein** DE 6-7 232 JR 22 Las Vegas (Valley)
3 Darrell Littleton WR 6-2 170 JR 21 Wichita, Kansas
14 Bob Lowry*** DB 6-3 188 SR 23 Lancaster, California
6 Chad Lucas QB 6-4 190 SO 19 Las Vegas (Bonanza)
26 Hiram Mack RB 5-10 175 FR 18 Oakland, California
45 Joe Maher** LB 6-1 214 SR 21 Lancaster, California
Mark Mangiaracina RB 5-10 180 SO >9 Las Vegas (Valley)
51 Bubba Mattinson* LB 6-2 210 SO 20 Houston, Texas
7 * Kenny Mayne QB 6-2 185 JR 21 Kent, Washington
9 Robbin McLaurin DB 6-0 170 SR 23 Pasadena, California
44 Mark McNeil DB 5-10 175 FR 19 San Antonio, Texas
71 Dan McQuaid 0T 6-6 230 SO 20 Courtland, California
76 Aaron Moog DE 6-3 215 FR 18 Ontario, California
23 Michael Morton** RB 5-8 183 JR 20 Inglewood, California
95 Tony Murphy DE 6-3 205 SO 19 Omaha, Nebraska
55 Bill Nixon C 6-3 210 SO 22 Salt Lake City, Utah
97 Phil O'Neil** DT 6-4 246 JR 20 Carter Lake, Iowa
72 Marshall Patton* 0T 6-4 255 SR 22 Casper, Wyoming
46 Todd Peterson* DB 6-0 175 SR 22 Placentia, California
57 Jordan Phee*** C 6-3 233 SR 22 Las Vegas (Chaparral)
27 Calvin Phillips RB 6-1 185 FR 18 Lawton, Oklahoma
79 Art Plunkett*** 0T 6-8 260 SR 21 Salt Lake City, Utah
38 Bill Purcell WR 5-11 170 SO 19 Houston, Texas
11 Keith Reardon* K 5-11 185 SR 21 Walla Walla, Washington
12 Mike Reed WR 6-0 175 JR 21 Inglewood, California
16 Allyn Reynolds QB 6-1 186 JR 21 Buhl, Idaho
48 Aveion Riggs LB 6-3 211 SO 19 Las Vegas (Clark)
65 Steve Robertson 0G 6-2 225 SO 20 Capitola, California
35 Jim Rodriguez DB 5-10 185 SO 19 Key West, Flordia
17 Ken Rose DB 6-2 185 SO 19 Sacramento, California
59 Frank Roy C 6-0 215 FR 18 St. Louis, Missouri
34 Kevin Rutledge DB-P 6-2 193 JR 21 Gilbert, Arizona
56 Steve Schreiner LB 6-0 220 SO 19 Houston, Texas
98 Bruce Sears DT 6-4 240 JR 20 Phoenix, Arizona
39 George Sherwood*** LB 6-0 218 SR 22 Las Vegas (Western)
73 Delroy Shigematsu*** 0T 6-4 248 SR 21 Kauai, Hawaii
19 Keith Slack DB 5-11 185 SO 19 Compton, California
52 Sean Sloan C 6-5 225 SO 19 Orange, California
88 Jeff Spek* TE 6-4 218 SO 20 Santa Ana, California
62 Jeff Stewart* 0G 6-6 250 SR 21 Tarkio, Missouri
70 Andre Taylor 0T 6-5 220 FR 18 Oakland, California
91 Larry Taylor DT 6-5 260 JR 21 Warren, Ohio
41 Tim Telliard LB 6-0 218 JR 20 Riverside, California
40 Floyd Teasley FB 6-0 190 JR 21 Richmond, California
28 Henry Thorns* DB 5-6 165 SO 20 Las Vegas (Clark)
30 Allan Tomlinson** DB 5-11 178 JR 21 Lancaster, California
64 Ron Valles 0G 6-3 240 JR 20 Tucson, Arizona
66 Mike Walker LB 6-3 230 JR 20 Lompoc, California
'INDICATES LETTERS EARNED
Looking back at the roster of the 1980 soccer team,
there was a list of freshman that would make any
By looking at the stats of the year's play, UNLV
soccer coach Vince Hart felt proud knowing the job
that the soccer team did was outstanding for the
experience in collegiate soccer that the team had.
When there are a lot of unexperienced athletes on
a team, there needs to be that one experienced leader
on the field that can take control of the most difficult
Coach Hart found that man in junior Dave Cohen.
He scored nine goals on the year, which led the
team and has an assist to add to that total. His
leadership on the field cannot be measured; stats
can't read that high.
Of course, in the freshman class there are a few
bluechippers which stood out during the season.
Dale Taylor, the Johann Memorial Scholarship recipient,
turned in an outstanding performance in
his freshman year.
Coach Hart, who is in his fifth year here at
UNLV, came within inches of having his soccer
program terminated last year, but he was quick to
state that soccer fans did not give up on the team.
Stated Hart, "It was the community that came out in
support of the program that saved us".
1980 UNLV Soccer Team — (Back Row; L to R) Ken Sotelo, Tony Kurcz, Damian Betancourt, Eddie Byrnes, Eddie Rodriguez, Steven Kahn, Perry
Eiman, Michael Calloway. (Middle Row; L to R) Alan Wilson, Tim Dane, Rick Trujillo, Steve Richter, Jeff Arsenault, Jerry Gamble, Bill Howes, Steve
Jacobson, Coach Vince Hart. (Front Row; L to R) Asst. Coach Alan Friedman, Dale Taylor, Jay Nietling, Jeff Carr, Mascot Trevor Hart, Dave Cohen,
Russel Crew, Ralph Lehitinen, Asst. Coach Victor Arbaelez.
The UNLV Lady Rebel Volleyball team had an outstanding
season this year splitting their dual match
play record at 2-2 and finishing the season with a 6-5-1
record in tournament play.
The somewhat "inexperienced" team of the Lady
Rebels played hard throughout the season and finished
the year with an exciting win over Southern
Utah State College.
Erin Hill, a 5-5 junior setter led the team in a number
of statistics. She led the team in service aces with
24 and also in assists with 433. The University Utah
transfer also had 25 kills on the year.
Kathy Tappe, a 5-9 junior outside hitter had 14 service
acess, 170 kills and 46 digs. Julie Diggins, a 5-7
freshman setter, had 14 service aces, 133 kills and 54
Other outstanding performances were turned in
from Margie Hinnelberg, a 6-2 junior middle blocker
who had a team high 216 kills. Laura Montayre had a
team high 65 digs and Pam Smith connected on 98
With no seniors on the squad and six freshman,
Coach Borda should be one happy person when next
UNLV Volleyball Squad, left to right (front row) - Leisa Baldwin, Erin Hill, Laura Montayre, Cindy Ono, Janice Price and coach Gena Borda-(back
row) Julie Diggins, Lisa Leider, Margie Himmelberg, Theresa Jackson, Pam Smith, and Kathy Tappe.
Golf at UNLV tends to take a backseat to some of
the more prestigous sports such as basketball, football
But for nine men on the golf team, nothing beats
And coach Michael "Chub" Drakulich had his
Rebel golf team primed to meet all competition and
ready to do their best.
Mike Hamblin led the Rebels with a 77.7 stroke
average per round. Tom Eubank was second on the
team with a stroke average of 77.8 per round. Mat
Klabacka was third on the team with an 80.9 stroke
With most of the talent on the team coming from
Las Vegas, Drakulich was very fortunate to come up
with a top golfer who came from out-of-state. Such
was the case with Eubank and Rob Kreuger, who
had an 81.3 stroke average. Wes Weston had a
stroke average of 81.0 per round which was good
enough for fourth place.
Carl Von Hake, Rich Seven and Ed Thurow finished
out the team who's best finish had been in the
Annual Falcon Invitational held at the Air Force
Academy when the Rebs finished 13th out of 32
The Rebs finished fourth out of seven teams in
their own UNLV Rebel Classic.
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In his first year as the head swim
coach at the University of Nevada,
Las Vegas, Jim Reitz inherited a
small, yet talented, women's program
which featured a nucleus of
eight veterans and newcomers.
Karen Rempal, a 6-0 junior All
American from Southfield, Michigan,
headed the list of Lady Rebel
returnees. Rempal earned All America
honors when she placed at the
1980 AIAW Nationals.
Other veterans who saw action at
the National Meet are 5-7 junior
Joanne Girvin, a breaststroke, 5-4
junior Carrie Pettey, who specializes
in the butterfly and IM, Collen
inapp, a 5-2 junior freestyler, and 5-8
junior Jan Butler, who sees action in
>ackstroke and freestyle events.
Rounding out the list of Lady Rebels
who are returning for another
JNLV season are a trio of freestylers,
5-7 junior Joan Marchinko, 5-4 junior
Joanne Makimoto, and 5-4 sophomore
Filling the final two positions on
the squad are two freshmen freestyler
specialists, 5-7 Laura Button
and 5-5 Kim Koerner.
Coach Reitz' group opened the
1980 - 81 season when they visited
Reno for a duel meet with UNR on
Jan. 31-Feb. 1
Feb. 28-Mar. 1
at Univ. of Nevada, Reno 12:00 N
at San Diego St. Invitational Oklahoma, All Day
Univ. of New Mexico 6:00 pm
at Univ. of San Diego, U.C., San Diego 12:00 N
UNLV Invitational All Day
At -Arizona State, Colorado State, UNLV 12:00 N
Invitational All Day
at U.C., San Diego Invitational, AIAW Div. All Day
at Univ. of South Carolina
1980-81 UNLV REBEL SWIM TEAM
Front Row Joanne Makimoto, Colleen Sapp, Sue Trout, Kim Koerer, Laura Button. Back Row Assistant Coach Ron Lynn, Joanne Cervin,
Joan Marchinko, Jan Butler, Carrie Pettey, Karen Remple, Head Coach Jim Rietz.
Lady Rebel Basketball
A lack of heighth. A new coach. A young team.
There are a few of the reasons why many people were
skeptic about how well the Lady Rebels would do this
Well, Kathie Callaway took care of the heigth problem
and the coaching ability of Shiela Strike took care of the
new coach problem and the leadership of Kathy Ricks, Tina
Glover, Sonia Lykes and Callaway took care of the experience
Ricks, a 5-9 senior forward, is a legitimate All-America
candidate. She recorded a high game of 32 points against the
University of San Diego. Callaway, who stands at 6 foot,
grabbed an amazing 19 rebounds against Eastern Washington
and despite being undersized most of the time, she still
tends to getting her rebounds. Glover, a 5-4 junior guard,
could be called the "catalyst" for the Lady Rebs. Her shooting
as well as her timely passes, get the Lady Rebs going in
Lykes is just a sophomore. But by watching the 5-3 guard
in action, you couldn't tell it. She leads the team in assists
and was a standout in the Round Robin Invitational. Judy
Thomas has also been a sparkplug for the Lady Rebs at the
Helping coach Strike in her first season at UNLV, is a
strong bench. And she isn't afraid to go to it any time in the
game. Nita Allen, Delia Andrade, Lisa Lieder, Liz Mello,
Cindi Powell, Chris Razmic, and Debbie Rohlman provide
the strong bench for the Lady Rebs.
Behind coach Strike is assistant coach Jim Minello, who
was appointed assistant by Strike, who was enthusiastic
about working with Minello.
1980 81 UNLV LADY REBEL BASKETBALL TEAM: Front Row Chris Razmic, Sonia Lykes, Debbie Rohlman, Nita Allen, Tina Glover. Back
ow ea oach Cheila Strike, Cindi Powell, Judy Thomas, Kathy Ricks, Kathie Calloway, Etta Coleman, Liz Mello, Delia Andrade, Women's
Irainer Jeannie Powers, Assistant Coach Jim Minello.
Lady Rebel Softball
The Lady Rebel Softball team began its second
year of play on March 6th. Second year head coach
Gena Borda had six girls returning to the diamond
after a first year of learning.
Last year UNLV posted a disappointing 2-16 record
playing only 4 games at home due to lack of
facilities. In 1981, the Lady Rebs had a brand new
softball diamond and 14 out of 26 games at home.
UNLV had scheduled such teams as #1 ranked Utah
State University, region 6 runner up University of
Utah, 1977 and 1978 National Champion UCLA,
powerful University of Arizona, and up and coming
Northern Arizona University.
Returning to action for UNLV were: Kathy Wellington
who was the second best batter last year at
259 average, Cindi Powell, Laura Kelley, Missy
loyd, Robin Moxley, Laurie Priest. According to
>orda, "These girls had been there before. They
understand the schedule and had played National
Calibur ball." Borda feels the girls attitudes are very
positive and looks for a successful season.
1981 UNLV LADY REBEL SOFTBALL TEAM— Front Row (L to R): Christi Wilkendorf, Doris Sanders, Kathy Forsberg, Robin Moxley, Laura
Montayre. Back Row (L to R): Head Coach Gena Borda, Missy Floyd, Kathy Wellington, Cinci Powell, Pam Smith, Laura Kelley. Not Pictured: Lori
Priest and Vera Vahr
Just how young is young!
How would it be if there wasn't a
senior on the men's tennis team?
Well Coach Fred Albrecht's 1981 edition
of the Rebel tennis team was
just that—no seniors.
Greg Henderson, Scott Hunter,
Greg Schermerhorn Duke Thorson
and Kyle Wolff were the juniors on
the team with only Henderson the
non-returnee. Hunter and Wolff
have earned two monograms at
UNLV while Waller and Thorson
have earned one tennis letter at
But, the best player on the tennis
team may be Matt McDougall, a 6-1
sophomore, whose specialty was
doubles. McDougall was a sophomore
and the only other player in his
class was Mike Waller.
John Rhodes, a local product from
Clark High School was the only
freshman on the squad.
The Men's team opened up the
1981 campaign with the Lake Havasu
Invitational held in Lake Havasu,
AZ. They traveled to Hawaii for the
Hawaii Invitational and hosted two
tournaments—the Annual Las Vegas
Michelob Light Invitational and the
Annual UNLV Invitational.
The Rebs closed out the season
with the Ojai Tournament on April
24-25 in Ojai, CA.
All in all, it was a season of tests
for Albrecht's "young" Rebel team.
1981 Men's Tennis Roster
Name Class Height Hometown
Greg Henderson JR
Scott Hunter JR
Matt McDougall SO
John Rhodes FR
Greg Schermerhorn JR
Duke Thorson JR
Mike Waller SO
Kyle Wolff JR
5-8 20 Albertville, AL.
5-6 20 Hollywood, FL
6-1 20 Hermosa Beach, CA
6-1 18 Las Vegas, Nv
5-11 20 Highland, CA
62 20 Bemidji, MN
5-11 20 Aurora, IL
5-11 21 Las Vegas, NV
John Rhodes I I Greg Schermerhorn I I Duke Thorson
Greg Henderson Scott Hunter
Mike Waller Kyle Wolff Fred Albrecht-Coach
A young team with only one senior was this year's edition
of the women's tennis team, but that didn't mean that
those lady Rebs couldn't put out the most effort possible to
Denise Wolff and Kay Kriel returned from last year's
team while three freshmen, three sophomores, including
Wolff and Kreisler, and one senior, Lady Rebel basketball
player Kathy Ricks, filled out the roster.
The three freshmen, Nicole Wyatt, Venita Taylor, and
Dianne Lucero saw a lot of action and helped the Rebels
through the tough schedule which included such schools
asUtah, Cal-State Bakersfield, Hawaii and Loyola Marymount.
All of the players were from Las Vegas with the
exception of Taylor and Ricks.
Sophomore talent included Wolff, Kreisler, and Kimberly
The Lady Rebs started the season with a match against
the Utes from Utah and finished the campaign with the
UNR Classic, held in Reno.
Front row: Kathy Ricks, Vanita Taylor, Nicole Wyatt, Kay Kreisler, Back row: Tish Elliot, Kim Michael, Head Coach Tina Kunzer, Denise Wolff,
Tish Elliott I I Kay Kriesler
Denise Wolf Nicole Wyatt Tina Kunzer, Head Coach
Kim Michael Kathy Ricks Vanita Taylor
V RUNNIN REBEL BASKETBALL TEAM -Front row: head coach Jerry Tarkanian, Sam Johnson, Eric Gaines, Greg Goorjian, Mike
McWilhams, Terry Tebbs, Derrick Giles, Steve Flint, volunteer assistant Denny Hovanec, Part-time assistant Bruce Victor, and student manager Paul
Geallis. Standing: student assistant Flintie Ray Williams, student assistant Billy Hungrecker, Ed Pawlak, Mike Johnson, Sidney Green, Eddie
Roberson, John Copeland, Richard Box, Michael Burns, Assistant coach Mark Warkentien and assistant coach Tim Grgurich.
1980-81 RUNNIN' REBELS
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1978-79, they were thrusted from
their stardom roles of high school
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Richard Box is also 6'7", he
weighs 192 pounds. He played his
prep ball at North High School in
Mike "Spiderman" Burns Riverside, California. Box is a well Richard Box
established power forward. He is a
quiet jplayer as it may appear he is
not a big factor is Rebel games, the
final statistics show just how important
and vital his contributions
are to every team effort.
Tark's Shark Tank
The home court of the UNLV Runnin' Rebels is
listed as the Las Vegas Convention Center. The
more common name of the 6,380 seat circular arena
is, "Tark's Shark Tank". A large well printed sign
hangs ominously over the rotunda floor welcoming
visitors to a very frustrating place.
Since Jerry Tarkanian became the coach of UNLV
in 1974, only 7 visitors have recorded wins under
this roof. It is because of that record several visiting
coaches have vowed never to return to the site of
their most humiliating loss. The experience of playing
in "The Shark Tank" is something that will
remain with them for the rest of their lives.
The 1980-81 chapter of the Runnin' Rebels will
play 16 regular season games in the Convention
Center. Many opponents will give UNLV a rough
time this season; to defy the odds and upset the
Rebs at "Tark's Shark Tank".
The 1980-81 Runnin'Rebels is made up of
an unusual bunch of individuals. The starting
8 players consist of 3 sophomores and 5
juniors. The knowledge of not having a senior
should give the Rebs the confidence of
being able to form a dynasty.
The reality of the situation is that UNLV
has had its hands full this season. Jerry Tarkanian
is on the verge of losing his string of
20 win seasons at 18. The frustration of the
Rebel fans is intensified by the frustration
on the face of Coach Tarkanian. The coaching
staff has probably put more time into
this team than any other, but the problem
The regular eight rotation is made up of:
It has been a long time since a
team from UNLV has been in the top
10 of anything. But Rodger DeSart
plans to change that.
DeSart who wrestles in the 118
pound weight class for the Rebels
was ranked as high as number four
in the nation early in the year. Just
before the Rebels scheduled match
against number 7 ranked Oklahoma
State, he fell to number eight. In that
match, DeSart had the pleasure (?) of
wrestling the number one ranked
wrestler in the nation, and the junior
from Waterloo, Iowa gave the number
one from Oklahoma State all he
could handle and DeSart had him
beat until the last three seconds of
the match when his opponent scored
a reversal and DeSart lost his first
dual match ever at UNLV.
After watching Tony Rowland
wrestling in his first match at
UNLV, many people knew that he
was Destined for greatness at the Rebel
mats. And he is. The 150 pound
senior transfer from Middle Tennessee
State lost only one match and
placed first in the UNLV tournament
Coach Dennis Finfrock has the
Rebels up for one of the toughest
schedules that' any wrestling team
has to endure. And he does it with
strong help from his assistant Mark
The Rebs suffered a real blow
when Ernie Ventton injured his knee
in a match and has been forced to sit
out some matches in the season.
1980-81 UNLV WRESTLIN' REBEL COACHES Front Row Bill Rosado, Mike Abrams, Todd
Schneider. Back row Pat Christenson, Head Coach Dennis Finfrock, Mark Churella
1980-81 UNLV Wrestling Team Kneeling, Mark Tomlinson, John Everett, Randy Martin, Dave Fehnel, Russ Poland, graduate assistant coach
Mike Abrams. Standing, assistant coach Pat Christenson, Robert Stewart, Scott Ruppe, Mike Robinson, Eddie Carver, Tony Rowland, Rodger
DeSart, Mike Kim, Kevin Huber, graduate assistant coach Todd Schneider.
UNLV Cross Country
The UNLV Cross Country program has come a long
Last year, the team did not exist. There were not
enough members to make a team so whatever meet
they participated in, they ran as individuals. This year,
they ran as a team and they had a very good showing
for a first year team.
On the women's team Dottie Meyers led the runners
as she finished third in the Biola Invitational. Also
strong is Myrna Nearing, who ran a 18:29 in the 5,000
meters for the best time of the year in that event.
Nearing and Meyers led the team to the Regionals
where they did not finish as high as they had hoped
but they performed as best as they could for a first year
On the other side of the coin, the men's team gave
Coach A1 McDaniels all the nail bitting he could handle.
First of all, Melvin Thompson, a freshman who
was the number one runner for this years Rebs, had to
sit out of this year's squad since he was academically
ineligable and ran all of this years meets unattached.
The number one runner for this years team was
David Lynch, who ran a 31:30 in the 10 kilometer run
earlier in the year. Steve Kurr and Steve Johnson, both
freshmen, also led this years team.
With the nucleus of the team coming back, the cross
country teams should be back to compete at the top of
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UN' V Women's Cross Country Team — Front Row (L to R): Kathy Sjolie, Myrna Nearing, Dottie
Meyer* Gwen Brauer. Back Row (L to R): Asst. Coach Bonnie Rannald, Jenny Kraf t, Gail Drisco,
Coach Al Mc Daniels.
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UNLV Mens Cross Country Team — Front Row (L to R): Asst. Coach Bonnie Rannald, Frank Plasso, Guy Barhagallo,
Steve Durr. Back Row (L to R): Melvin Thompson, Steve Johnson, John Rader, Coach Al McDaniels.
It's tough to be a winner and even tougher to be a
winner for two years in a row and foremost, it is even
more challenging to win five years in a row. That's
what UNLV head baseball coach Fred Dallimore has
done here at UNLV and this season, has brought out
the best of the 36-year old mentor.
Last season, the Hustlin' Rebel baseball team recorded
53 wins en route to the Midwestern Regionals.
This season the Rebels had to go against the odds to
get to the playoffs again.
Just take a look! The Rebs had lost two starting
pitchers who accumulated 26 of the teams victories,
they had lost three batters who hit over .350 and they
had also suffered by a cutback in funding. So, what did
Dallimore have to make a winner of this season.
He had a great returning nucleus coming back and
some new comers who had big plans for the Rebel's
baseball team. Returning for the Rebs was All-American
Randy Ward, who hit 22 home runs last season,
which was fifteenth in the nation and Bill Max, a
second team district VII honoree, Dave Kinsel, a threeyear
starter at shortstop, and Tom Luna, a senior second
baseman, who found himself battling for a job
with one of the heralded newcomers.
One of such was John Rice, a transfer from Arizona
Western College, a utility man, who could play any
sort of position.
* « - « • « * »
HUSTLIN' Rebel baseball team
When the team wins
There is enough glory for everyone
They're looking up to Rebel baseball A cold day at the ball park
! r , ' , V , '* THE 1981 EDITION OF THE HUSTLIN' REBELS: Front row (left to right), Head coach Fred Dallimore, Statistician Jim Gemma, student assistant
coach Bill Groves, Michael Martin, Tom Luna, Frank DeSantis, Dave Kinsel, Rich Naylor, Dick Luna, John Rice, Pat Ireland, assistant coach Lonnie
Keeter, assistant coach Rick Down. Back row (left to right), student assistant coach Gary White, Chris Smith, Willy Finnegan, Bill Nader, Jack Ayers,
Mark Bloomfield, Bill Max, Randy Ward, Chris Hopper, Bubba Mattinson, Mike Hall, Jeff Wolff, Kurt Mattson, Richie Davis, Tony Scott and trainer
• That both coaches and
players must have the mutual respect
for one another
that the coach must run the show.
. Without a leader no program is
• that the student athlete who does not go
to class not play
s that defense is as important as offense
» that we can help each and every player
to improve his baseball abilities
• that no one likes to be criticized, but
players must learn to accept constructive
. baseball is a game of pressures and the
successful players learn to adjust to
• that no player is indispensable to a
, that when a player ceases to learn he
. team success is in direct relationship to
• that an individual and team should take
pride in the defensive job it turned out.
. Pitching is a good share of the defense
that all players MUST ALWAYS put
team success ahead of individual
, that the spirit and morale of the reserves
will influence the men who are playing
, that if a player can't sit on the bench and
root for the team at all times, he
SHOULD SIT IN THE STANDS
• that when the team wins there is enough
glory for everyone
. that the only way for a player to improve
is to work on his WEAK points
• that the word CAN' T is in the dictionary
but not on the field
• that every great player has spent hours
and hours of practice
. that CONFIDENCE and PRACTICE
make a good hitter
. that hustle and desire will sometimes
compensate for ability
conditioning is seldom a factor in
winning or losing a game until the last
few innings- then it often becomes the
that we must respect all opponents but
that we must respect all opponents but
that we win or lose (never I). We win as a
team and lose as a team
that phyical mistakes are normal but
mental lapses are inexusable
that there are always reasons for losing
but poor playing never excuses
that the players who do not play the
defense DO NOT PLAY
that in competing for a position, if you
are a shade better offensively than
another player, but he is a shade better
defensively, he will probably play and
you will probably ride the bench
that a player never should relax on the
defense. The place for rest, if
necessary, is on the bench
. that every player can make a definite
contribution to team success- but in
. that the substitute players WIN or LOSE
A NUMBER OF GAMES DURING THE
• that every must realize his limitations
and play accordingly
. that all players are representatives and
ambassadors of the UNLV program and
must attempt to create and leave a good
impression WHEREVER THEY ARE
AND WHEREVER THEY GO
, that every player is an individual
. that victory with honor should be the
goal of our team
, that each player should feel a pride in
the UNLV uniform he is wearing as few
have the priviledge to do so
. that your individual goal will be to
become the best baseball player you are
capable of being and our team goal will
be to become the best team we are
capable of being
Chris Smith was also a newcomer from Arizona
Western College, Started at both catcher and in the
outfield. Tony Scott was a designated hitter and heir
apparent to Bill Max at third base.
The pitching staff was led by Davis, a fireballing
left-hander from Hawthorne, Nevada, who had a 1.02
earned run average last season in a relief role. The big
question was "Could Dallimore convert Davis from a
short relief man to a Starter?"
For the answer, look at the stats at the end of the
year. Also in the starting rotation for Dallimore's Rebels
were Kurt Mattson, a 6 foot, 170 pound senior,
Chris Hopper, a 6-2, 198 pound sophomore who has
two years left in the Rebel program unless the pros get
to him first.
Two other starting pitchers for the Rebs who saw a
lot of time are Willy Finnegan and Mike Hall. Finnegan,
a 6-1, 183 pound Senior was the proud owner of
the teams mascot, his dog "Jibs". Hall a 6-foot, 170
pound sophomore added the relief that the rebels
Pat Ireland, Michael Martin, Rich Naylor and
Bubba Mattinson, a linebacker for the Football team,
filled out the roster for the Rebels.
The season started with a four game set against
Birgham Young University. These games were considered
important as Rebel fans still remember Nov. 29 (a
54-14 loss to BYU's football team, Jan 3, a 92-90 overtime
loss to BYU's basketball team and Feb. 6, an 86-77
loss to BYU's basketball team.)
UNLV finished the season with a two game series
against state-rivals Nevada-Reno up north.
Strike out or walk?
Randy Ward strokes another home run
Bottom row; Scott Lewandowski, Suzanne Bouer, Denny McNutt, Jim Taylor, Bob Schwarz. Middle: Tony Lordasco, Rob Staronkovic, Dave Reisch,
Tom Giorgione, Cherise Barr, Mike Thompson, Pete Fanara, Top row; Matt Dewey, Cece Krelitz, Marty Flynn.
A Break From Books
The University's intramurals program is designed
to offer the opportunity to participate in
competitive sports to all students, regardless of
ability or skill. The divisions are men's, women's
and co-ed depending on the individual sport.
The fall calendar listed fifteen different programs
ranging from flag football to 10-meter air
pellet shooting. Other activities included
throughout the year were frisbee, bowling, tennis,
volleyball, inner tube water polo, table tennis,
billiards, raquetball, and more.
Directed by Marty Flynn, the intramural staff
finished out its second year. The program is continually
adding new dimensions and increasing
its participants. The football teams alone increased
from 18 last year, to a high of 27 this year.
Sigma Nu Fraternity
Shown with the Intramural trophy are Bottom row; Luke Pushing, Mike Seifer, Jim Whittington. Second row; Ron Hilhe, Scott Karosa,
Ron Chundler. Third TOW. Ray Corbett, Mark Robertson, Dave Cohen, Derrek Yelton, Mark Osborne. Top row; Mike West, Lee Drizen,
27 Teams Compete
The intramural football season was off to a great
start with 27 teams competing for the title. As the final
days of the season approached the time for the championships
were here Sigma Chi, last years intramural
champions, were attemptirg an encore performance for
the men's title. In the final game of the Division A
championship, Sigma Chi had their chance in a game
against the tough Holiday Casino Wildcats. The two
teams battled it out with Sigma Chi coming out on top,
winning in the last minutes of the game by a score of
22 to 14.
In the Sweetheart Division final the ATO Little Sisters
met the girls from the Dorm. The Little Sisters
showed tremendous team unity as they defeated the
Alpha Tau Omega
Alpha Epsilon Pi
Alpha Delta Pi
ATO Little Sisters
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Women's Football Champs — ATO Little Sisters
Men's Football Champs — Sigma Chi
FALL - 1980
Flag Football (Men, Women)
Team Bowling (Coed)
Tennis (Men, Women, Coed)
Inner Tube Water Polo (Coed)
Racquetball (Men, Women, Coed)
Swimming (Men, Women, Coed)
Weight Lifting (Men, Women)
SPRING - 1981
10 - Meter Air Pellet Shooting
New Intramurals Office
•though construction of the Intramurals office was delayed for over a month, Director Marty Flynn and
f now occupy the office which is located between the CSUN offices and the MSU dining commons. The
office was a source of controversy earlier this year when CSUN President George Chanos vetoed CSUN
Senate approval for its construction funds and was subsequently overridden. (Tonopah Hall, the UNLV
dormitory, can be seen in the background.)
Ivy Pac 5
1. AEPi 16. O.J.'s Diner
2. Ato II 17. Average White Boys
3. Kappa Sigma 18. Dogs
4. Sigma Nu 19. Hotel
5. Sigma Chi 20. Electric Cowboys
Big Sky Metro
6. Skyline Casino 21. Sigma Studs
7. Bundy's Butchers 22. High Rollers
8. Pogos 23. Dorm 5
9. Keggers 24. Herpes II
10. Untouchables 25. ATO II
Big 5 26. Wizards Lair
11. Dean's Dancing WAC
Maching A. Undisputed Truth
12. Players B. Chosen Few
13. No Names C. ADPi
14. Ho's D. ATO Little Sisters
15. Wall E. Wizards Sister
The Consolidated students of
the University of Nevada
(CSUN) is the name given to the
student government. All registrated
students with seven credits
or more are considered
members of CSUN. The government
is divided into three
sections; the excutive branch,
the legislative branch, and the
The executive board elections
were held in April of 1980 and
brought CSUN a new administration.
George J. Chanos captured
the presidential race by a
margin of 250 votes. Susana
Reyes and Marty Burzinski
both defeated their opponents
to become vice president and
senate president respectively.
The purpose of the executive
board is to administer, review,
and reccomend. They nominate
candidates for all appointed positions
which then go before
the Senate for approval. They
are responsible for a budget of
George J. Chanos Jim Fitchet
Rosana Reyes & Darlene Smith
Bottom row; Tom Foskaris, Carlene Clay, Robin Starlin- Secretary, Fori Ann Kanton, Kathi Kulesza. Top row; Derrik Yelton- Senate President Protemp,
Scott Karosa, Hank Moore, Scott Lewandowski, Jeff Wild.
Bill Haldeman, Scott Browder, Robert Scavetta, Sandy Williams, Mack Jackson, Gary Crandall, Pat Molloy, Sy Taylor, Jim McKinney, Rick Oshinski.
Not pictured -.Roberta Burton.
Bottom Row; Paul Bradley, Duda Stefanich, Martha Boos, Dirk Ravenholt. Top row; Claire Dowell, Bill Botos, Carlene Clay, David Guedry, Roberta
Bill Haldaman, Lisa Riley, Dr. Larry Kokkler, Les Racshko, Dr. Barbara Cloud, John Carilli, Anne March
Bottom: Lee Zaichick-photo, Ginger Clayton-staff writer, Rick Oshinskimanaging Editor, Lisa Riley-Editor. Back: Perry Jean Schlosser-News Editor,
Darla Pierce-staff writer, Lori Toole-secretary, Steve Bailey-advertising manager, Suzan DiBella-managing Editor, Charles Bloom-orts editor,
Bentley Taylor-photo. Not Pictured: Karen Cohen-entertainment, John Gurzinski-photo editor, Cathy Clay-photo, Mary Beth Nitski-update editor,
Greg Goussak-sports. Staff Writers: Michael Greenblatt, La Rae Bringhurst, Marsha Pratt, Genie Garner.
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Entertainment And Programming
Sitting; Dennis Mathewson — Artist, Radford Smith-Chairman, Standing; Joe Petrizzo, Robert Scavetta, Marie Rapell, Luke Pushnig. Top i
Moore, Bruce Bradley-Chairman Concerts and Speakers, Jon Calone, Pat Malloy.
Bottom row; Rick Houston, Vince Poole. Top row; Bruce Bradley, Bob Compan, Anne March, John Gurzinski, Scott McAtee, Michelle Harshaw, Dan
| Ardissone, Gretchon, Norman Shore.
Front Row Left to Right; Dr. Clary-Department Chairman, Linda Latter, Martha Boos-Publicity Chairman, Linda Prosch, Julie Robarts, Pam Roth,
Mark Stein, Rosemarie Speciale, David Campbell, Jan Hill, Stephanie Aylward, James Rivera, Debbie Levy, Simonne Bishop, Eugenia Kraft. Second
Row; Dr. Neumann-Faculty Advisor, Pam Kibbee-Secretary, Richard Peters, Linda McKinney, Vincent Capko, Frank Mazza, Steve Withey, Mike
Willetts, John Surina-Treasurer, Jim McKinney, Gala Gorman, Connie Fernnez, Micaael D' Agostino, Roberta Michaelson, David Peel-Vice President,
Stephanie Brown, Benn Smith-Parlimentarian, Richard Matthews. Not pictured, Steve Giorgionne-President.
Alumni Association Board Of Directors
ottom row; Bill Terry, Past President; Scott Johnson, Member at Large; Dan Russell, 2nd Vice President; Chris Beecroft, President; Robert Briton, 1st
Vice President; Rochelle Levine Berkley, Secretary. Top row; Fred Albrecht, Alumni Director; Alberta Stern; J. Blood; Joe King; Don Dunn; Kathy
reet; Seymore Brown; Jim Cook; and Nick Dryden. Not pictured are Tom Hamilton, Frank Lendini, Bryan Metcalf, Honorary Member and Tom
Alpha Kappa Psi
Bottom Row; Connie Cochran, Walter Lundberg, Anneta Delullo, Tyrone Williams, Kim Cockrane, Christopher Shawn Carder, David Levins, Harvey
Eisner (President) David Entler. Top row; David Cooley, Stephanie Gilbertson, Rob Starankovic, Rose Gunthrope, Sally S. Taraban, Martha Boos, Jim
McKinney, Peggy Racel, Carlene Clay, Olivia Abbate, Dan Ardissone, George Morrisey.
Seated; Mojgan Sobhani, President — Secretary, Ruth Harvey, Rshank Navidii, Momtaz Sobhani.
Bottom row; Craig Russell, Matt Dewey, Stig Hedlund, Dave Robert. Top row; Susanne Case, Louise Layland, Darolyn Feilds. Not pictured; Lori Dry
and Cheryl Jackson.
Latter Day Saints Student Association
Bottom row; Don Kaye, Vice President, Lindsay Dalley, Communications Chairman, Scott Ruppe, President, Top row; Jamie Gifford, Secretary, Cheryl
Orhn, Historian. Not pictured; Tammi Pool, Vice President.
Management Information Systems
Bottom Row; Ken Spivey, Martha Boos, Rosemarie Speciale-Treasurer, Debbie Koral-President, Earlena Ciddings-Vice President.! op Row; Dr. Ranel
Erikson-Advisor, Ron Powell, William Scott, Jim McKinney-Committee Chairman, Jim Leavelle. Not Pictured: Tim Mattingly- secretary, Linda
Magnus, Charles Kizer, Deborah McMahon, John Fosnaugh.
Moyer Student Union Board
Bottom Row; Greg Goussak, Bill Botos-Chairman, Gabriele Winter, Burt Teh-Director, Ray Corbett-Vice Chairman. Top Row; Chris Beecroft-Legal
Council, Dan Russell, Fred Albrecht, Dr. Thomas Cassese-Coordinator for Educational Service, Deb Garrett-Assistand Director, Michele Overly-
Secretary. Not pictured; Nick Paul.
KUNV Radio Station
Bottom row; V7cfor Jimenez, Mark Ziemnak, Reggie Rustin, Steve Mutti, Beatrice Guiterez, Rich Hunsaker, Craig Lassoff, Greg Goussak, Ron
Camastro, John D. Wennstrom, General Manager. Second row; Frank Beckwith, Buddy Smith, Carmen Zemeno, A1 Williams, Tony Cordasco, Karen
Whyte, George Greco, Monique Woodard, Laura Pittman, Chris Case. Top row; Phil Harrington, John Trivett Randy McGuire, Rafael Villanueva,
Dave Matyas, Paul Gentle, Dwayne Hunshaw, Eva Lipton. Not pictured; Bill Saxton, Dominick Brascia, Tohe Jones, Dan Musgrove.
Sitting; eAnthony "Slick" Collino, Craig "Baby Face" Peterson, O.J."Elliot" Armstrong, Steve "Iceman" Gerst, Jeff "Mad Dog" Wild, Charles
Machine Gun" Jackson. Standing: Marty "Killer" Sobhani, Tosh "Stella" Primrose, Laura "Sunshine" Pittman, Danny "Fingers" Cohen.
Front right; Don Featherstone, Robert White. First row; Teresa Garcia, Terri Bigler, Heather Judd, Jesus Medina, Michael Carle. Second row;
Michael Hamelmann, Brian Moran, Mike Ham, Steve Rhodes, John Lawyer, Aaron Mancuso. Third row; Kenny Moran — Vice President
Michele Tratos — Secretary. Fourth row; Derek Yelton, Mauri Fife. Fifth row; Gilbert Martinez — President, Edward Malik — Treasurer. Sixth
row; Ron Marshall, Linda Hudak.
Bottom row; Jennifer Houston, Rosita Vill. Middle row; Heidi Nickum, Sarita Cabera, Vickie Barnett, Susan Houston, Chris Oda, Shelly Miller. Top
row; David De LaRosa, Joe Ford, Sam Sparks, Don Miller. Not Pictured; Georganne Wert
Student Media Institute
Top Row: Naomi Jones, Anne Crona, Calleen Maley. Middle Row: Mark Suttor, Eddie Nectour, Joe Kelley, Jim Nepris.
Bottom Row; Adam Roth, Richy Voytek, Not Pictured: President, Debbie Abounader.
Sigma Gamma Epsilon
Center Clockwise; Vicki Garher, Tony Hinkel, Ginny Nichoals, Mary Wells, Byron Cork, Karen Ekstrom, Not pictured; Mark Lamb Chris Perry
Foster Wilson, Mark Mangorella. ' '
Bottom row; Roger Watson, Joe Pertrizzo, Fadi Saudi, Laurie Salana. Middle; Kathy Kuleza, Cheryl Jackson, Lynn Gurzinski, Sandy Moody, Anne
March, Georganne Wert, Cindy Ravenholt, Kelly Green, Mimi Mayor. Top row: Bob Compan, Dan Ardissone, Jim McKinney, Gary Molasky, Bruce
Bradley, Dirk Ravenholt, Dan Hill.
Left to Right: Vicki Scavetta, Karen Null, Debbie Mesina, Anne March, Gina King, Machele Fisher, Michelle Harshaw, Debbie Franson, Errol
Koopmans. Kneeling: Margret Preston, Julie Stamis.
Left to Right; David Cuedry, Laura Fletcher, Duda Stephanich, Craig Lassoff, Luke Puschnig, Ceorganne Wert Paul Bradley (Pres) Cus West
Kneeling; Patrick Todd.
The Incredible Epilogue Stack Off
What am I doing here??
Over one hundred multi-colored balloons filled the
sky that clear summery day, which signaled for the
event to begin. Tension mounted along with some 300
copies of the 1980 Epilogue on the terrace of the Moyer
Student Union. Competing in the event were three
teams, (Sigma Chi, Sigma Nu and ADPi), consisting of
5 members each. The combination of beer which
flowed in the background and coordination often
made for an interesting combination. The ingenious
ADPi team combined stacking members and books to
take an early lead, only to fall (literally) in defeat to the
Sigma Nu team. All could be considered winners because
each team received complimentary copies of the
ADPi Stacking 'em high.
I was just giving him a "hand"!
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The Greek Way Of Life
Brothers And Sisters Form Our Everlasting Bond Of Friendship
The Greek system at UNLV is composed of five
fraternities and two sororities. Although this is relatively
small, the membership within each is continually
growing. For many students, Greek life plays
an important role.
The Greek lifestyle saw a decline in the 60's, but
as 1982 approaches there is a movement in the opposite
direction. Despite criticisms either justified or
exaggerated, the Greek system survived to strengthen
the bonds of brotherhood.
Some criticisms are diminised by better understanding
of the system and all its traditions at the
beginning of each school year the Greeks have rush.
Rush.lasts two weeks and prospective members are
extended bids during this time. Fraternity rush is
known for its drunken parties, whereas sorority
rush is less party oriented and more formal.
The end of rush leads to the start of the pledge
program. During the course of the semester, the
pledges plan service, social, fund-raising and infor- Imal activities to achieve a state of cohesiveness
among their "class." One of the most rewarding
parts of Greek membership, the pledge period is a
time for pledges to prove their worth and loyalty to
Before the actual initiation ceremony, "I" Inspiration
week is held for the pledges. This week is full
of "inspiration," "chores", and finally initiation.
Initiation ends the pledge program and the "mystos"
of each fraternity and sorority are revealed to
the new active members. "Mystos" consist of the
mysterious traditions, handshakes, etc. that are
known only by active members nationwide. The
lowly pledges are now considered equal members or
"actives" and must take responsibility for maintaining
the chapter image, character and objectives.
Traditional events that take place within the system
include pinnings (engagement-announcement
ceremony between a fraternity and sorority member)
and the fraternity selection of Sweethearts.
The Greek system will continue to grow with the
addition of a Fraternity Row. The land for the Row
has already been donated. One fraternity has an
architect working on plans for a 40 room house with
plans of completion in 1981. The renewed interest in
the Greek system seems destined to grow despite
the talk, rumors and criticism it receives. The system
attempts to promote brotherhood and unity
among its members along with offering a different
land of experience and a special kind of lifestyle.
Frats Study Harder
Fraternity life may not be like "Animal
House" after all.
In fact, joining a fraternity just may
be the best way to study and insure
graduation, according to Morris Lemay,
director of Oregon State University's
Counseling and Testing Center.
Lemay recently completed a study at
that campus which shows that 54 percent
of the freshmen who joined fraternities
in 1974 graduated, while only 44
percent of non-fraternity freshmen received
Lemay is not quite sure what causes
the discrepancy, but speculates it may
be the close personal ties usually developed
between students at fraternities.
Bottom row; Keri Amundsen, Robin Starlin, Brenda Wagner, Lori Kanton, Stuart Austin. Second row; Ron Castillo. Third row; Jeff Skull. Fourth row;
Ron Chandler. Top row; Jim Taylor, Lance Davies, Mike Regan, Dave Cohen, Mark Osborne.
The Sigma Nu Fraternity, Iota Mu Chapter, was
established at UNLV in 1975 with the Cardinal
Principals of Love, Truth and Honour.
Sigma Nu is a non-hazing fraternity that boasts
45 active members, 15 little sisters, known as the
White Roses, and an ongoing pledge class.
Sigma Nu is active on all levels at UNLV from
government to intramural sports, in which Sigma
Nu is the defending All-University champion.
Winners Of The "Most Creative Picture"
First Verticle row; Ron Hilke, Luke Puschnig, Jeff Santoro, Dave Levins, Paul Acker. Diagonal row; Ray Corbett, Bill Brown, Dirk Ravenholt, Second
Verticle row; Lee Drizen, Peter Fanara, Scott Wade, Hank Moore, Derek Yelton.
"7b believe in the Life of
To salk in the Way of Honor
To serve in the Light of
This is the Life, the Way, and
of Sigma Nu-
This is the Creed of our
Bottom row; Lynn Gurzinski - Vice President, Lisa Miller - President, Robin Starlin - Treasurer, Linda Weaver - Vice President of Pledges. Second row;
Pam Roberts, Becky Hafkins, Tammy Koch, Susan Sheilds. Third row; Sharon Giati, Nina Ross, Nichi Sanchez, Carrie Nelson, Sandy Williams, Cindy
Creel, Marion Bennenman. Fourth row; Laura Harveef, Toni Pahor, Michelle Sehiller, Rene Wengert, Millissa Gerb, Mimi Shimbuku. Fifth row; Kim
Bates, Angela Colarusso, Kelly Dodds, Lauri Belt. Sixth row; Grace Fitzsimmions, Dawn Soderquist, Stephanie Gilbertson, Susan Tomiyasu, Kathi
Alpha Delta Pi
Alpha Epsilon Pi
Bottom row; Tom Foskaris, Andy Katz, George Kahn, Tom Matucci, Middle; Brian Handelman, Vinnie Ciminese, Bob Kendall. Top row; Harvey
Eisner, Derrell Morris.
Craie Lassoff Alexia Sk d P / r p ™ ? 5 ' l f ' 3 ta f ^ ' 8' SPauId,n8< GIoria Ramudo, Don Schultz. Second row; Sherri Stit
M a r t v F l v J J c dr°S' pj- ,Cont% Randy KeIIey> Marie Rofell Bob Hanigan, Chrystal, Mark Tabor, Nancy Lynn. Top row; Warren Stit
t Z Xl ptaZ°n, u C ' BotOS' Chip ~mith' Bob ComPan> Randy Cook, Hans Eriksen, Laura Lynn, Mike White Er
DeFelicf Dekki"couth Crawford, Chuck Griffith, Otis Glazebrook, Dave Beatty, Bob Stewart, Sharon Corloran, Chr
ATO actives, 1980. Bottom row; Bob Compan, Scott Thomas, Kevin McKinley, President, Tony West.
Second row; Chuck Giffith, Joe Lamancusa, Mike White, Pat Murphy, Mark Tabor, Craig Lassoff,
Daryl Stone. Top row; Marty Flynn, Chuck Martin, Rick Scarrone, Bill Botos.
Sitting; Tammy White, Delane Fitzpatrick, Irene Dunne, Path Hibbetts, Cathy Clay, Amelia Martinez, Maria Leon. Second row; Sally Pierce, Renee
Riggle, Stephanie Luca, Shelley Tomblin, Karen Hobaugh, Tracy Fields, Cindy Ward, Tina Pezet, Lisa Griffith, Patti Kubik, Holly Cabana. Top row;
Sue Moore, Ronna Rubin, Anita Greiner, Karen Dalley, Jo Dee Reynolds.
Bottom row; Chris Hanson, Bill Catanese, Ken Erlanger, Yamir Betancourt. Second row; Steve Aunan, Joe Giordano, John Sylvia, Raymond Woods.
Third row; Holden Ritter, Ralph Citino, Bob Best. Fourth row; Mark Leon, Brian Spencer, Rich Catanese, Ben Ditorio. Top row; Craig Adams, John
Pfeifer, Charlie LoBello, Denny Parker, Mike Cunningham, Mickael Mann, Randy Gilleland, Don Granger, Ken Goodrich. Not Pictured; Rick
Cantillo, Scott Adams, Robert White, Micheal Mallony.
Officers - Bobby Moore, Rush Chairman; Matt Kenkannon, Annotator; Matt
Bailey, Quaestor; Radford Smith, Consul; Steve Coca, Pro-Consul; Rich Schneider,
Magister; Rob Tidwell. Social Chairman.
Bottom Row; Steve Coca, John Reyhons, John Turner, Jim Jackson, Aaron Mancuso, Rich Schneider, Ivette Fernandez, Jorge Tise, Don Soderberg,
Julie Stamis, Margret Preston, Nancy Stamis, Raymond, Michelle Naylor, Carolyn Trepner. Second row; Matt Kenkannon, Radford Smith, Mike
Kendall, Greg Griffin, Matt Paluzzi, Patti Hibbits, Cindy Ward, Bobby More, Stu Harris. Top row; Rob Tidwell, Jim Mckinney, A1 DeSaur, Michelle
Harshaw, Anne March, Machele Fisher, Sally Pierce, Kenny Jackson, Roger Pruitte, Chris Stead, Robert Scavetta.
In the chaos and confusion of today's
economic climate, it is certainly understandable
if many students value their opportunity
to obtain a university degree because
it will enhance their future earning
power. Higher education does indeed affect
favorably the earnings of graduates,
but it also contributes to their general
ability to cope with the everyday problems
of life. Besides providing them with
such basic skills as the ability to speak
and write and learn, a college education
gives students greater tolerance, adaptability,
In our vigorous, fast-paced society, it
may be necessary, or at least beneficial,
for all of us at UNLV to reflect ocasionally
upon what characteristics constitute university-
The first mark of such men and women
is an understanding of self. These individuals
are aware of their purposes and fully
realize the consequences of their own acts.
A second mark is the ability to work
and live constructively with others. Educated
persons extend to others the same
privileges they expect for themselves and
approve the freedoms for others they reserve
for themselves. They realize that
they must overcome their own prejudice
and intolerance before they can expect the
desired respect of others.
A third mark of such people is the ability
to use the power of reason. They have
the power to detect the significant and the
relevant. The ability to interpret events
and conditions is becoming increasingly
important in our complex world.
Educated persons develop and inward
poise and are neither swayed by pressures
nor nudged off balance by flattery. They
act out of verified facts and not in response
to rumor or malice.
Becoming a fully educated person is
your challenge; making the most of your
opportunities is your mandate. It is our
hope that the University of Nevada at Las
Vegas will enable you to choose and prepare
for a career which is consistent with
your talents, interests and aspirations.
Leonard E. Goodall
University Of Nevada
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Library expansion contributes to the growth of UNLV campus
Steve Giorgione Marketing
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Hotel Betsy Gates
Management Leslie Hrusch
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Images Of 1980
Which Images of the '80's will be remembered? The tears on Jimmy
Carter's face as he thanked his supporters in Georgia, knowing the
election was lost? The blur of gold that was Eric Heiden as he skimmed
the ice on Lake Placid to win four gold medals? Dallas, the southern
soap opera and its "Who shot J.R.?" hype? Genuine Risk reaching the
wire at the Kertucky Derby? The braided rings around Saturn or the
cornrow braids of Bo Derek? Bjorn Borg winning his fifth Winbledon
Title in what may have been the best tennis match ever played? Ali
throwing in the towel after ten rounds with Larry Holmes or Sugar Ray
Leonard defeating Roberto Duran in a haunting rematch? Rosie Ruiz,
winner of the Boston Marathon (along with Bill Rodgers) being stripped
of her laurels when suspicions rose that she ran part of the race on the
subway? Astrologer and Pulitzer Prize winning author, Dr. Carl Sagen
providing a guided tour of the Universe through his eyes and telescope
in his best-selling book and PBS series Cosmos? The Philadelphia
Phillies overcoming injuries and dissension to win the World Series in
six games? Or, perhaps 1980 will be remembered for none of these.
Instead, the year may be remembered for an event, minor now, but
which may later be seen as the beginning of a trend.
Mary Beth Nitschke
Perry Jean Schlosser
Only time will tell.
Many thanks to the staff
of the UNLV Yell
(Top ten moneymakers for
1980, based on estimates
from industry sources)
1. The Empire Strikes Back
2. Coal Miner's Duaghter
3. Airplane (Par):
4. The Blue Lagoon (Col):
5. The Blues Brothers (U):
6. Smokey and the Bandit
7. Urban Cowboy (Par):
8. The Shining (WB):
9. Friday the 13th (Par):
10. Cheech & Chong's
Movie (U): $40,000,000
(The ten top-rated, regular
running shows of the year)
1. 60 Minutes (CBS)
2. Mash (CBS)
3. Three's Company (ABC)
4. Dallas (CBS)
5. The Dukes of Hazzard
6. Alice (CBS)
7. Real People (NBC)
8. The Jeffersons (CBS)
9. Little House on the Prairie
10. Taxi (ABC)
1. Super Bowl XIV (CBS)
2. The World Series (NBC)
3. Shogun (NBC)
5. The Guyana Traeedv
6. Harper Valley PTA
7. The Women's Room
8. The End (NBC)
9- The All-Star Game
10. The Outlaw Josie
(Best selling hardcover
1. Free to Choose, by Milton
and Rose Friedman
2. The Brethren, By Bob
Woodward & Scott Armstrong
3. Aunt Erma's Cope Book,
by Erma Bombeck
4. The White House Years,
by Henry Kissinger
5. The Third Wave, by Alvin
6. Shelley: Also Known as
Shirley, by Shelley Winters
7. Thy Neighbor's Wife, by
8. Men In Love, by Nancy
9. Anatomy of an Illness,
by Norman Cousins
10. The Right Stuff, by
(Best-selling hard cover fiction)
1. The Bourne Identity, by
2. Princess Daisy, by Judith
3. Random Winds, by
4. Firestarter, by Stephen
5. Smiley's People, by John
6. Rage of Angels, by Sidney
7. The Spike, by Arnaud de
8. Kane And Abel, by Jeffrey
9. The Executioner's Song,
by Norman Mailer
10. Sophie's Choice, by
UNLV enrollment was up this
year. According to Registrar Jeff
Halverson, the full time equivalent
(FTE) count is 6,443.7 students.
This is a 7.45 percent increase
from last fall's registration. This
increase affects the university and
students in many ways.
Although the actual head count
at UNLV is close to 10,000, it is the
FTE figure of 6,443.7 that the State
looks at when making allocations
for funding. Because of this factor,
funding may not be adquate. The
part-time students soak up many
of :e services given to students.
Serv ces include parking facilities,
he th care, classroom space, counsel;
g, and financial aid. As a resu
the relationship between the
F"I and head count widens and
the niversity is not really being
sr. orted by the state in a com-
•surate way to deal with the to-
1 umber of actual bodies.
vator Floyd Lamb, chairman
of he Senate Finance Committee,
is more than pleased with in-
Ssed enrollment and growth of
V. He said he had "watched it
g ; w from a dust basin to the presv
green campus with beautiful
cording to William Gobrun,
F hman Composition Director,
L more students enrolled in the
Tred English 101 and 102
c< ses than last fall. He feels the
artment has handled the inase
in enrollment adequately
s year but foresees problems
<t year if figures increase considerably.
t is the students, of course, who
are affected the most with enrollment
increase. UNLV seniors
Monique Woodard, Rikki Cheese,
and Willie Mae Mclver feel the increased
enrollment is good, but
does create some difficulties. "Getting
a parking space is more difficult
now than ever before," said
Woodard. Mclver said the library
is more crowded and noisy, and
they all agree that the Student
Union lines for food are getting
longer and more bothersom. An
important consideration Cheese
brought up is that it is more difficult
ot obtain classes in the lower
division because of high enrollment.
All agree, however, enrollment
at UNLV is up and good.
(CPS) — There will be people on
campus this fall-ordinary-looking
souls—who fear they're being hunted
by assassins, challenged by dragons,
and beguiled by magicians. Daily living
for them will be an exercise in
dodging the enemy and pursuing illusions
But the ostensible outbreak of paranoid
schizophrenia is really just part
of a fantasy game fad that has risen to
peak popularity in the last half decade.
The best-known variety revolves
around Dungeons & Dragons and its
derivations. The other goes by names
like "Assasin" and "Killing As An
They're being played elsewhere.
Dungeons and Dragons, which borrows
heavily from the works of J.R.R.
Tolkein, is actually formally organized
on "at least 200 campuses" by
various kinds of "Tolkein fellowships,"
boasts Marta Crosby of the
"It's fun," explains Will Niebling, a
vice president with Tactical Studies
Rules, a game production company in
Geneva, Wisconsin. "And profitable."
Niebling says sales of the D&D
equipment his firm produces and
markets have doubled annually each
year since 1974, and have quadrupled
in the last 12 months.
D&D, of course, involves an array
of unearthy characters, derived from
Tolkein books about the Middle
Earth. Each player assumes the identity
of one of the characters, and takes
direction from the Dungeon Master, a
combination of a referee and spontaneous
playwright. He creates fanciful,
demanding situations to which the
characters must respond.
He may say, "You are crossing a
bridge over the Valley of the Serpents,
when it suddenly collapses, hurling
you into a seas of reptillian monsters."
The reason for the campus interest
in role-playing fantasies is, according
to University of Minnesota sociologist
Gary Alan Fine, tied to a desire
"to move away from passive intellectual
activities, notably television."
Fine spent 18 months researching
D&D and four other fantasy games,
and found the appeal in the "science
fiction sub-culture" was the opportunity
to live out fantasies they would
ordinarily experience passively.
The people who participate in the
games, ne discovered, "tend not to be
the sorority or fraternity types. These
are intense people."
Eighty-five to ninety-five percent of
them are male because, Fine speculates,
the games involve "typical male
fantasies like picking up a princess
and carrying her off."
Of the simulated violence in D&D,
he says, "Maybe somewhere in the
human or male spirit there's a need
for war, a need to put one's life on the
But the sociologist thinks it futile to
guess why those games should become
popular at this time in our history.
He notes, "There have been studies
about' 'why the hoola hoop?,' 'why
the Beatles?,' 'why All in the Family?'
They didn't come up with anything.
Maybe the answer is because it was
thought up now.
D & D T r e n d G r o w s
UNLV—Almost Thirty Years
For almost thirty years since the
first college-level classes in Southern
Nevada started, the university
has been steadily mushrooming
from a student body of 12 to a
current enrollment of about
The first college students sat in a
spare room at Las Vegas High
School back in 1951 listening to
James Dickenson's lectures. He
was the only full-time UNR faculty
member teaching extension
courses in Las Vegas. The UNLV
library now stands in honor of
Dickenson's early efforts to bring
higher education to Las Vegas.
In 1957, the legislature recognized
the need for a firmly established
southern campus, and thus
founded the UNR southern regional
division. That summer, the
university opened its first administration
building, Maude Frazier
Hall. The Board of Regents named
William Carlson dean and first administrative
officer. The teacher
education building is named in his
The year 1964 brought the university
through another milestone
when 29 students received their
Bachelor's degrees at the University's
first commencement ceremonies.
The following year, the legislature
renamed the school Nevada
Southern University, and the regents
hired the school's first president,
Donald Moyer. The campus
student union building, which
serves as the central gathering
place for the entire university
community, is named in Moyer's
Nevada Southern grew rapidly
and in 1968 the state legislature
granted the school independence,
giving it equal status to that of
UNR. With its new independence,
the school received a name: University
of Nevada, Las Vegas.
UNLV's growth in the 70's was
phenomenal both in size of student
body and physical growth.
According to vice-president for
business affairs, Herman Westfall,
that was the decade when construction
of UNLV's facilities was
at its peak. With the building of
the Flora Dungan Humanities
building, Juanita Greer White
Hall, Judy Bayley Theater, William
Carlson Education Center,
the university became visible to
Construction continues in the
80's with the completion of the addition
to the Dickenson Library
and with future projects including
a Business and Hotel Administration
building, a fine arts facility,
and an activities and Continuing
With changing trends of college
students throughout the country,
UNLV's picture of a typical student
has changed over the past few
years. More students are now
working while attending school.
The average age of a UNLV student
is 26 and the average time it
takes to acquire a Bachelor's degree
is about seven years, according
to vice-president for administration
Brock Dixon. UNLV now
enrolls about 10,000 full and pa- -
time students from almost every
state in the union and from about
40 foreign countries.
UNLV continues to mushroom
since it was but "a dot in the dt
sert" as described by many alum
ni. President Leonard Goodall an
ticipates the campus populatioi
will double by 1990 if growth rat
continues as it has been doin;
these past two years. His concern
however, is that the university
maintains high academic quality
Goodall said with thoughtfull and
careful planning UNLV will continue
to move ahead and is opti
mistic about UNLV's future.
N.O. MX Rally
T-shirts bearing the logo N.O.
MX (Nevadans Opposed to MX), appeared
to signify the only commonality
of the diversified crowd. Speakers
ranging from assemblymen to sagebrush
ranchers denounced the MX
missile system to an attentive audience.
The well-received band, Sail On,
provided free entertainment.
The N.O. MX platform was based
on military, economics, and socialogical
factors. Reno assemblyman, Ted
Bedrosian, stressed the social and resource
cost to our state. He said that
besides "the aggressive rape to our
water," the MX is too cumbersome
and "Nevada has already paid its nuclear
The MX system will make Nevada
and Utah a "nuclear sponge" to absorb
Russian missiles according to
Air Force General Lew Allen. Spokesman
at the rally seemed to agree that
the nation required additional military
detterents, but MX was not the
Alternatives offered were; the upgrading
of our present system and a
25% reduction in the military budget
with a disarmament program. The
lattter, it was felt, could be used for
more "humanizing needs" like medical
schools, hospitals, agriculture improvements,
Conservative Republicans Win Offices In
Republican Presidential challenger
Ronald Reagan has defeated
incumbant President Jimmy
Carter in this year's presidental
race and led a conservative landside
across the nation.
With 97 percent of the nation's
precincts reporting, Reagan has
won 45 states and 483 electoral
votes. The race was over much
so: er; however, as only 270 electoral
votes were necessary to insure
the victory. Reagan reached
total at approximately 9 pm
T day night.
e reace was actually closer
ng the popular vote as Reagan
•ered 51 percent to Carter's 41
cent. Independent candidate
<n Anderson received 7 percent.
Vhile Reagan captured control
the White House, The Republii
followed that trend by gaining
itrol of the Senate for the first
time in 25 years. By a very thin
margin, the Democrats have regained
control of the U.S. House of
Representatives but their majority
has been substantially reduced. In
all, eight incumbant Democrats
were defeated including South Dakota's
George McGovern, Idaho's
Frank Church, Washington's
Warren Magnuson, and Birch
Bayh of Indiana, all noted liberals.
House Speaker Tip O'Neill is calling
the election results "a disaster
for the Democrats."
Reagan is the oldest man ever
elected president, three months
shy of 70, and by far the most conservative
since Herbert Hoover.
Victory had finally come for
Ronald Reagan twelve years after
he first sought the White House.
He celebrated his moment in his
own way; with his family.
Ad No Joke
A joke advertisement, seeking
volunteers to assassinate President-
elect Ronald Reagan, man
land some U. of Massachusetts-
Amherst students in trouble.
The advertisement was placed in
the student newspaper, the Daily
Collegian, before the election. It
noted that a hit squad was being
formed, with Reagan as its target,
and sought volunteers. The ad was
originally signed "J. Carter," but
the newspaper delected the signature
in keeping with its policy of
not running last names in classified
ads. "The people in our business
office did that," says Daily
Collegian News Editor Richard
Nagle. "They are the only ones
who go over the ads."
Without the signature, the ad's
humorous intention was less obvious,
Nagle admits. It was taken
seriously enough that the Secret
Service and as Assistant U.S. Attorney
in Springfield, Mass. investigated
the ad and its origins. That
investigation included a subpoena
of the Daily Collegian advertising
records, according to an Associated
The subpoena was issued to
Robert Stein, editor-in-chief of the
newspaper. Stein was unavailable
for comment, but Nagle says he
believes the records were turned
Lennon . . .
John Lennon is dead. Murdered.
The news hit the world
like a ton of bricks. Shock, disbelief,
and genuine sorrow are
prevalent feelings in everybody,
especially those who experienced
Beatlemania when it
swept the entire civilized world
in the 1960's.
Anyone who knows about
the Beatles knows that John
Lennon was the creator and
leader of the group that was to
become anti-heroes at the same
time that they were adored by
millions. The Beatles set the
trend of the 60's in fashion,
style, and general attitude of the
hippie generation. They were
anti-war before it was fashionable.
They had long hair when
long hair was gauche. They
turned the world onto their
'trip' in a psychadelic dream
called Yellow Submarine. They
were on an international pedestal—
into everything from British
Royalty to studying with
Gurus to LSD.
The Beatles were to music
what Shakespeare was to literature.
All songs were written by
Lennon and McCartney and
spanned all types of subjects.
The group released 25 albums
with an unbroken record of 20
"number one" singles. Two of
their movies, A Hard Day's
Night and Sargent Pepper's
Lonely Hearts Club Band, won
a total of five Grammy awards
in several categories. Between
27 of their songs there have
been 366 remakes. Copies have
been done by everyone from
Alice Cooper to Chet Atkins,
David Bowie to Ray Charles,
Diana Ross and Joan Baez. To
put it simply, the Beatles did
the soundtrack for a long movie
called the 1960's.
There was much more to
John Lennon than his Beatle
days, although he was a major
influence in the group. After
the Beatles' breakup in 1970
Lennon tried to make a solo career
with Yoko Ono, but the
shadow of the Beatles hung
over him like a dark cloud. People
still wanted the Beatles.
Lennon went through a very
disturbing time in his life. He
faced deportation charges in
1973 but he gave a charity benefit
concert and the charges were
forgotten. But John Lennon
went into seclusion in 1975 because
of the pressure. He invested
in real estate, became a
father, and took care of the
household and himself while
Yoko Ono managed their business
affairs. The couple had
been working on the new album
Double Fantasy for
months before Lennon's 40th
birthday on October 9, 1980. It
was released in November and
quickly became one of the top
five selling albums. This leads
us to the murder.
Mark David Chapman had
been in New York a week as of
December 8th, the day of the
murder. He had asked Lennon
to autograph the new album
and was angry when Lennon
hastily signed it for him. Approximately
seven hours later
he caught John and Yoko on
their way into their Manhattan
home, yelled "Mr. Lennon"and
proceeded to empty his .38 into
John Lennon's back, arm, and
Within hours the news
spread over the world like wild
fire. People gathered at the
scene—some cried, some cried,
some sang, but most just stared
into the air. Millions of the people
who had lived the era of the
1960's cried openly and unashamedly.
They knew the loss and
felt it, perhaps, more deeply
than the younger fans. Everyone
from Ronald Reagan to
Mick J agger to Frank Sinatra
has given a statement. Sources
contacted Yoko Ono's family in
Japan and fan club leaders in
Liverpool. Both had something
to say about the state of affairs
Although John Lennon lived
in the U.S. for tax purposes, he
had said he liked New York because
he felt a sense of security.
He was finally able to walk the
streets without fear of a mob
scene, a fear that took him two
years to overcome. His new album
shows that he finally felt
free and at peace, optimistic towards
his future. While statement
after statement is being
issued, Lennon said it best in
his last interview Monday
afternoon with RKO, a network
out of England: . . We were
the hit ones of the Sixties. The
world's changed. I am going
into an unknown future, but
I'm still all here, and still while
there's life there's hope.
It is the end of an era. . .
John Lennon October9,1940December8,1980
The Towering Inferno
Guests, asleep in the MGM Grand Hotel were awakened
by the shouts of "Fire! Fire!". Looking out the window, the
sky was thick with yellowbrown smoke. On the fire stairs,
people were slumped along the wall, gasping for breath. The
roof seemed the only cbance of escape - but the stairwell,
jammed with frantic guests and rapidly filling with fumes,
was becoming a high-rise gas chamber. Worse still, the
escape door was locked and the windows - reinforced with
steel mesh - were unbreakable. As the mood veered toward
panic, one beefy, desperate man charged the door - and it
miraculously boomed open.
On the roof helicopters swooped through the smoke to
land and lift off a handful of guests at a time. After being
evacuated after fourty minutes, one guest said bitterly.
"There were no fire alarms, no smoke alarms, no sprinklers,
At least 83 people died and more than 400 were injured -
the second worst hotel fire in U.S. History.
The first flames broke out in the hotel's kitchen shortly
after 7 a.m., then quickly spread to the nearby casino hall - a
two story rococo fantasy fantasy equipped with three roulette
wheels, ten craps tables, 45 blackjack tables, 1,000 slot
machines and no sprinkler system. Investigators said the
fire raced through the casino's "eye in the sky," a concealed
catwalk fitted with one-way mirrors through which security
men monitored the gaming.
The flames quickly incinerated the casino's highly flammable
Hollywood decor. Somehow, the alarm system failed;
investigators said its controls, located in the basement, had
quickly melted in the raging blaze. Dense, acrid smoke
poured up the elevator shafts and stairs, and on the floors
above, sleeping guests awoke to confusion and terror.
By 7:30, smoke was trickling through the upper floors and
Rich Stamer, alone in suite 1533 A directly above the burning
casino, could smell it. Above Stamer's balcony, a woman
was trying to shinny down a rope; she lost her grip and fell.
Stamer was deluged with shards of glass as the occupants of
higher floors smashed out their windows. On the ninth
floor, Tom Bowden prepared to clamber down a fire ladder.
"When I got onto the ladder, I discovered blood all over me.
At first I thought I had been cut - but it was blood falling
down from the floors above."
Dozens of fire trucks ringed the burning hotel and hundreds
of dazed guests wandered around the grounds in their
night clothes. Para medics ministered to the injured and a
makeshift morgue opened across the street. In all, officials
estimated, nearly 8,000 guests and employees had been in
the M-G-M Grand when the fire broke out; firemen found
the last terrified survivor late that evening. "People pan
icked," was a hotel guard's explanation for the toll. But the
charred ruin posed questions of its own: why the alarm
system failed, and why, most of all, Las Vegas officials had
never required sprinklers in the casino.
Punk Rock ... A Fad?
Punk Rock. Okay, what comes to
your mind? The Sex Pistols? The
Pogo? Bands spitting on their audiences?
Well, its all part of the English
invasion of the rock scene called
When punk rock first emerged in
England it was a small revolution. The
people were revolting in the literal
sense of the word. Violence became
rampant among punk rockers, giving
the music a baa name with fellow
rockers and record companies. Since
the , punk has become more "spacey"
than violent, with the influence of
;st of all, there's much confusion
as o the difference between punk
re and new wave. There is a differ-
Simply, new wave is subtler,
iru Americanized form of punk
re Prominent new wave groups inch
The Cars, The Pretenders,
B idie, The Police, The "new" Alice
C per, Graham Parker, and Joe Jackso
New Wave songs are usually easi
to understand and the lyrics make
st ;e-dependine on your definiation
of ense. On the other hand, punk
d s with the bizzare things in life, or
it .oks at normalcy from an obscure
an le. Love, sex, drugs, and suicide are
tb big subjects in the songs, also.
F orite groups among hardcore
p kers are: Elvis Costello, 999, the B-
5 , Ramones, Sex Pistols-now def
ct-, Sue Saad and the Next, The
h tels, and Devo.
One attribute of the punk/new
wave revolution is the styles of clothing
and hair that now pepper many
people's wardrobes. Anything goes.
Any mixture of bright, flashy colors
and/or patterns. Spiked heels, electric
shirts and shoes, the very popular
printed baggies and dear bottomed
shoes can be seen at any punk/new
wave club. The styles of the 60's also
dominate-mini-dresses and go-go
boots, very dark or 3 D glasses, and
leather pants or vest. Often clothes are
held together by safety pins. Amazing
things are done with the hair. Short
hair is usually bleached out in sections
of bright reds, purples, yellows,
and/or greens. Jewelry ranges from
the sublime to the outrageous. Safety
pins have played a big part, being
used as tie pins, earrings, pierced
through the breast, or wherever's
Punk Rock clubs have sprung up at
opposite ends of the nation with New
York, L.A., and San Francisco being
major points of interest. Johnny Rotten,
of the Sex Pistols, use to hang out
at New York's long standing punk
club, C.B.C.B.'s. Los Angeles boasts
the Roubador as its "in" place. San
Francisco is a free-for-all with the
clubs being on Hole St., a cross between
Hollywood Boulevard and
Haight Ashbury. The atmosphere at
the clubs vary depending upon your
location but the dance steps are characteristically
The favored Pogo is basically
springing up and down to the beat
and looks good on a crowded floor.
Most of the other dances are 60's influenced;
variations of the swim or the
Monkey. It's difficult to describe a
punk dance-everyone has their own
Take an overall look at punk. What
is it? A fad? A life style? A revolutions?
Obviously, punk rockers are
trying to say something. We don't
quite know what it is yet, but the message
is there. Many people have become
engulfed in the music and the
fashion. They enjoy the liberal attitude,
being able to do or wear anything
they want without peer pessure
or someone thinkin they're mad.
In conclusion, punk rock is something
you must develop a taste for.
Perhaps, starting with listening to
some new wave and gradually learning
what good punk rock is. There is
good punk, just as there's good rock
and bad rock. Punk and new wave
aren't for everyone, but they've
brought a new wave to the rock scene
that's made an everlasting impression.
UNLV TV On The Air
Dr. Alan Padderud and his COS
479 Class have thrown the switch
on UNLV's own closed circuit
T.V. station. Broadcasting from
studios in the bottom of the Humanities
Building and screening
on television monitors around
campus, UNLV T.V. served the
students with in depth news,
sports, and on campus interviews.
UNLV News broadcasted continuously
on Mondays, Wednesdays
and Fridays. Along with covering
campus events, UNLV News
also covered campus sports with
the help of the Sports Information
Included in the UNLV News
program was a feature, the "People
Poll" which allowed the students
to sound off.
Throughout the year, UNVL
T.V. was a direct line to what was
happening on campus. Monitors
were located in the student union,
Education, and Humanities buildings.
With the two programs,
UNLV students never lacked in
Due to a change in federal regulations
in August of this year, the
original passenger elevators
planned for the UNLV library addition
currently under construction,
failed to comply with handicap
dimensions now required.
University staff, administration,
architects, and members of the
State Public Works Board will be
meeting Thursday to discuss plans
to remedy the situation.
Architect Bob Fielden said his
firm has developed the information
necessary for a change order
that will comply with the new federal
regulations. The revision focuses
on reworking the freight elevator,
including finishes to match
the three other passenger elevators
that originally complied in the '78
The additonal cost of this
change order is presently estimated
at $32,000. According to Vice
President for Business Affairs
Herman Westfall, money for compliance
will come from the
$5,100,000 project cost allocated by
the state, and the university bond
Campus Short Of Bike Racks
Have you ever wondered why you see bicycles on campus chained o
trees and posts instead of bike racks? A little multiplication produces t! e
There are 26 bike racks on campus, each capable of holding 18 bike
Twenty-six times eighteen equals 469 potential rack facilities for bike
This figure contrasts with the 3,000 UNLV bike riders estimated by Claud
Warren, the intern with Clark County Transportation Committee.
Help is on the way, according to CSUN Transportation Committe
member, Joe Petrizzo. Plans are underway for the purchase of 16 ne\
racks. Delaying their installation is a location problem, as each rac;
requires a space of at least 14 square feet.
The committee is concerned with the quality of bike racks on campus
They have reviewed several types of bike storage facilities.
One proposal is installing individual lockers enclosing the bikes to
protect them from theft, vandalism, and weather. The lockers would cos
approximately $100 each. As a result of this cost, a charge for use of the
facility would be required. A second type of rack reviewed would lock up
both the tire and frames of the bike, providing more protection than the
racks currently used on campus.
The committee has considered protection of bike riders as well as of
bikes themselves. It has defined as a priority long range planning of bike
paths. If paths were planned prior to construction of new buildings on
cmapus Petrizzo says, later problems of bike traffic could be limited.
Buildings Planned I Public Loses In Red Rock Decision
The new library addition under
construction is only the beginning of
a series of new buildings being built
on the UNLV campus.
The James Dickinson Library addition
will expand the original library
with more study space, room for the
expanding book selection and a new
area especially designed to store very
old books the library receives. The library
addition is now three months
behind schedule and is expected to be
ready for use in February.
The next building planned is the
Alta Ham Studio for the Fine Arts.
The studio will be located near Grant
Hall and will contain a little theatre,
music studios and practice rooms, a
choral room, and art gallerys. There
also will be additional classroom
space. The studio is named after the
wife of Artemus Ham, the man for
whom UNLV's concert hall was
Next to be built will be the new
Hoti and Business Building. This
building will be constructed east of
the soccer field. It contains modern
lecture halls, offices for both business
and hotel college administrators, two
suites for university administrators.
Dixon described a new and potentially
very useful facility to be located
in he building, experimental laboratory
kitchens. "This will enable the
students to learn their cooking skills
on campus instead of having to go
elsewhere as is being done now," The
budding is expected to be completed
by January 1983.
Also planned is the Thomas-Mack
Basketball Pavillion. It will be an enclosed
arena for basketball and will
seat 18,000 people. "We hope it will be
ready for the 1982 basketball season,"
Physcial Plant Director Charles
Because of constantly fluctuating
budgets, Moody could only generalize
on the final cost of the new buildings.
The library addition is costing
$6,972,000. The Alta Ham Studio will
cost six million, and the Hotel and
Business Building, $11,786,000. The
most expensive endeavor will be the
Basketball Pavillion at approximately
1 1/3? MILLION.
Most of the buildings will be financed
through bond issues, slot machine
rebates, and appropriation taxes.
The Alta Ham Studio is also receiving
donations from Ham.
The public appears to have lost
another round in its long battle to
protect the Red Rock Canyons
from the Federal government and
private exploitation. It is difficult
to say which of the opponents is
the greater threat, but this time
they teamed up to oppose the public
Look at the recent past may help
put the latest loss in perspective.
Las Vegans have been extremely
fortunate to have the canyons,
cliffs, and serenity of Red Rock so
close by our front door. Few cities
have such a glorious natural area
adjacent to the concrete canyons
and asphalt Vegas, and most of the
land belongs to the public for public
Unfortunately, the land is administered
by the Bureau of Land
Management, a Federal agency.
About 10 years ago, the BLM designed
a development plan for Red
Rock which included volleyball
courts and baseball diamonds so
the public could better enjoy nature,
an asphalt highway to be
blasted up the flank of a mountain
so people could drive along the escarpment,
and campgrounds at almost
every srping and waterhole.
There would be little nature left to
enjoy, and fortunately for us, Las
Vegans took action and prevented
this deveopment. The remnent of
this plan is the scenic loop road,
which citizens were told would
have no road cuts and restricted
shoulders to prevent scaring the
land. This road built to BLM
specifications is the greatest scenic
blight in Red Rock. The scars
from its cuts and the shoulders can
be seen from anywhere in the Valley.
Next came Fletcher Jones. He
purchased the Spring Mountain
Ranch in the heart of the Red
Rocks and requested the County
Planning Commission to rezone
the area into high density housing
and condominimums. This attack
from the private sector was beaten
when Nevadans floated a State
Parks bond issue and bought the
land for the public.
The purchase placed Nevada
State Parks and BLM into joint administration
of Red Rocks, a management
which has been notoriously
unsuccessful. The two agencies
are more often in disagreement
and competition that two
tomcats. Last year oil fever struck.
Mobil Oil was drilling a deep test,
which turned out to be a dry hole,
60 miles east of town and suddenly
every oil speculator in the west
was trying to get acreage in the
"Overthrust Belt." There could be
oil in Southern Nevada, but Red
Rock has no more potential than
tens of thousands of other acres,
and the nearest of production is
hundreds of miles away in Utah.
Speculators wanted cheap Federal
On Other Campuses
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW,
which became a cult film, is now
being presented on stage in its first
North American tour. The London
company will present what is billed
as the original story. The players
should receive a big welcome herealthough
they may have to share
with American film viewers
accustomed to participating in,
rather than just watching, the
Rocky Horror Show.
A GAY RIGHTS CODE for
students was rejected by the U. of
Maryland president. The provision,
which prohibited discrimination
against homosexuals on campus,
was proposed as an addition to the
UM human relations code and
therefore needed the president's
approval. John S. Toll ruled,
however, that since the state
constitution does not protect
homosexuality, the university is
powerless to do so. Gay rights
activists accused Toll of giving in to
antigay sentiment in the state
legislature, and are threatening a
A LEHIGH U. FRATERNITY has
been put on university probation for
a year and ordered to make
restitution for thousands of dollars
in stolen university property found
in the house last spring. Police
discovered the property, which
included biology department
skeletons, banners from other
fraternities, tombstones, lawn
ornaments and things from other
schools, when answering an
automatic burglar alarm.
THE LAWYER GLUT is a myth,
says the National Association for
Law Placement, which recently
conducted a survey showing 95
percent of 1979 law graduates found
jobs. The NALP surveyed 139 law
schools to find out if the glut was
real and if admissions should
therefore be restricted. The survey
found virtually all the schools'
graduates found jobs in the field
within nine months of getting their
student recently pledged a sorority
at Western Kentucky U. Lina
Marshall says she wants to explore
every avenue available while at
Western and believes this is her last
chance at a sorority. She says she
enjoyed Rush Week parties but was
relieved to get that part of sorority
life behind her.
SOME U. OF NEBRASKA
students are asking for an
investigation into the role of their
university president in the 1970
deaths of four students at Kent State
U. A bill introduced in the Student
Senate calls for the probe of NU
President Ronald Roskens, a former
Kent State administrator, because
the conditions which led to the KSU
problems are now surfacing at
Nebraska, says its sponsors. Other
student senators and the faculty
advisor strongly oppose the bill,
saying it will evoke a negative
response from the Nebraska regents
and that it unfairly singles out
FIVE-MINUTE BACKRUBS were
offered by student nurses at San
Diego State U. as a way of raising
money. The backrubs were sold in
the student center for 50 cents. The
only problem was explaining a
backrub and a massage, say the
PARENTS are one source that
four out of five Stanford U. students
turn to for advice on career
planning, a new survey show. Nine
out of 10 Stanford juniors also seek
parental guidance on personal
problems, says the survey. Students
consider parental advice on their
careers more important as juniors
than they did as sophomores, but
tend to seek less advice on course
selection the longer they are in
"FIND A FRIEND" is a service of
the U. of Southern California
YWCA Women's Center. The
referral service allows women on
campus, including foreign students,
to list their own interests and
hobbies in a notebook and to be
given the names of other women on
campus with similar tastes.
CONNECTION" is a 12-part series
of activities intended to make U. of
Maine-Orono commuters feel more
a part of the campus scene. A
rollerskate campus tour, "Dinner
with the Dean" are some of the
activities offered in the series.
TOMMY TROJAN may be the
symbol of courage and skill for U.
of California students, but he ducks
into a plastic and canvas shroud
each year just before the USC-UCLA
football game. The life-size bronze
statue of a Trojan warrior, which
recently celebrated its 50th birthday,
used to suffer the almost annual
indignity of a blue and gold paint
job by UCLA students.
AN ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER
THAT all hotel rooms reserved for
this year's Notre Dame U. senior
formal be single sex has students
there complaining. Administration
officials ruled that when seniors
travel to Chicago for the annual
weekend, all hotel rooms must be
reserved by members of the same
sex. In the past, students say, their
hotel reservations weren't monitored
by the administration.
A "PARTY PATROL" run by the
Indiana State U. Student Association
attempts to head off problems
between partying students and their
neighbors. Students are asked to
report any upcoming parties to the
patrol, leaving a phone number of
an individual who can be contacted
in the event of complaints. The .
patrol also advises hosts about
alcohol laws and gives tips for
keeping noise to a minimum.
A STUDENT STRIKE at seven
New Jersey campuses achieved its
announced goal of stopping a bill to
re- apropriate money raised through
a $2 per credit tuition increase at
state schools. The money was
originally raised to pay for increased
fuel costs, library expansions and
building maintenance at state
schools. A bill introduced in the
state legislature would have
appropriated the funds to a student
financial aid program that would
benefit all segments of higher
education, including students
attending private, out-of-state and
A ROOM INSPECTION POLICY
is under scrutiny at Western
Kentucky U. A group of students is
seeking the help of the American
Civil Liberties Union in protesting
the policy, which requires two
announced inspections of dorm
rooms for fire hazzards each month.
The WKU student government
defeated a resolution asking that
inspections be abolished but may
seek to have the policy made more
400 SURGICAL MASKS were
purchased by College of William
and Mary science students and
handed out to students entering one
classroom building. The masks were
used to call attention to the alleged
presence of dangerous asbestos in
A VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENT is housed in one
dorm at Antioch College. All 15
residents of the hall are firefighter,
and their equipment garage is
attached to the building. The
department works as a firstresponse
rescue and attack squad
and is backed up by the township
Iran Frees 52 Hostages
The 52 American hostages flew to
freedom January 20 from Tehran's
Mehrabad Airport, ending 444 days of
harrowing captivity in Iran.
Their Departure coincided with the
inauguration of Ronald Reagan to
succeed Jimmy Carter, whose presidency
was shadowed by the UV2-
month hostage crisis.
Reagan announced in Washington
that the plane carrying the hostages
had left Iranian airspace and "are now
free of Iran."
The Iranian news agency said the
hostages were aboard one of three
planes that took off from Tehran. One
Boeing 727 apparently carried the hostages,
another the Algerian delegation
acting as hostage go-betweens and a
third, executive-style jet, the Algerian
doctors who examined the hostages.
Pars said the hostages boarded the
plane as Iranians shouted "down with
America, down with Reagan."
Release of the Americans touched
off celebrations and the sound of sirens
and bells across the United
Carter was deprived of a chance to
greet the hostages before he left office,
but he went to West Germany to greet
the 52 Americans following the Inauguration,
former Secretary of State Edmund
S. Muskie said.
Departure day for the hostages arrived
after difficult negotiations finally
wrapped up agreement to exchange
the hostages for Iranian assets frozen
by the United States.
There was confusion over exactly
what time the aircraft bearing the hostages
took off. A policeman told reporters
at the airport it had departed
at about 11:20 a.m. EST.
Then Tehran Radio, quoting Pars,
the official Iranian news agency, said
it took off at about noon, the time
Reagan was being inaugurated. A Pars
teletype monitored in Tehran said at
12:25 p.m. the plane had taken off. A
later Pars story said it left at 12:33
Reagan said shortly after the inaugural
ceremony he understood the
plane had left at 12:33, perhaps reflecting
the second Pars announcement.
The 3,000-mile flight to Algiers
took approx. 6V2 hours. The hostages
then went to a U.S. Air Force hospital
in Wiesbaden, West Germany.
The hostages were seized Nov. 4,
1979 by young Moslem militants who
stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.
They said the hostages would be released
if the United States handed
over the Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi,
then undergoing medical treatment
in the United States. The shah
found refuge in Eygpt and died in Cairo
on July 27, 1980.
Release of the hostages ended I4Y2
months of negotiations, American
economic and diplomatic pressure
and the failed attempt last April to
send American commando teams to
Tehran to free the hostages by military
The 52 Americans were the remaining
hostages from among 98 seized by
the Moslem revolutionaries nine
months after the Islamic revolution in
The hostages included diplomats,
Marine guards, communications specialists,
teachers and businessmen.
They ranged in age from 20 to 64.
About 20 were servicemen.
The final push toward a settlement
came in weeks of intense negotiations
with Algerian diplomats acting as intermediaries.
On Dec. 19, the Iranians demanded
that the United States deposit $24 billion
in cash and gold in Algeria as a
"guarantee" that Iran's financial demands
would be met, including its demand
for the late Shah Mohammand
Reze Pahlavi's wealth.
The United States rejected this, and
on Jan. 2 offered a counter-proposal;
only the approximately $10 billion in
Iranian government assets frozen by
the United States would be returned,
in installments linked to arrangements
for resolving claims and
counter-claims by the two sides.
On Jan. 7, Iranian negotiator Behzad
Nabavi said Tehran "generally"
accepted the latest proposal, and the
next day Deputy Secretary of State
Warren Christopher flew to Algiers to
establish closer contact through the
After the failed commando operation
last April, the Iranian militants
announced they had scattered the hostages
to more than a dozen Iranian
cities to forestall another rescue attempt.
Late last year, unconfirmed reports
mounted that the Americans had been
reassembled in Tehran, and later that
most had been put in a former resort
on the Caspian Sea and others at Revolutionary
Guard headquarters in
Throughout most of the crisis, three
of the hostages — led by Cahrges
d'Affaires Bruce Laingen — remained
in custody at the Iranian Foreign Ministry.
But in early January the Iranians
reported the three had been
moved from the ministry to another,
The 27-acre embassy compound
was stormed by 300 to 400 young
Iranians the morning of Sunday, Nov.
Raiders Win Big In Super Bowl
defensive line gave Jaworski little throwing time and
that became a problem for the eagles.
Oakland got on the board first when Plunkett hit
Cliff Branch with a two yard pass. Plunkett then
passed to running back Kenny King and the second
year pro jetted downfield for an 80 yard touchdown
and tne longest play in Super Bowl history. That made
the score 14-0 in the first quarter. The Eagles got on
the board in the second quarter on a 30 yard field goal
by Toni Franklin and that eas the only score for the
Eagles in the first half as both teams went to the
loclcer rooms with the Raiders leading 14-3.
Oakland scored 10 more points in the third quarter
on Plunkett's 29 yard pass to Branch and Chris Bahr's
46 yard field goal. The score was 24-3 after three
The Eagles scored quickly in the fourth quarter as
Jaworski hit tight end Keith Krepfle with an eight
yard touchdown pass and the Eagles received the ball
next, Jaworski pass intercepted by Martin and then
another fumble on a later drive ended the Eagles
hopes of winning their first Super Bowl.
For this work, Plunkett was named MVP of the 15th
It was a wonderful day in the history of the United
States. The hostages finally came home and there was,
of course, the Super Bowl. And indeed, the Super Bowl
was just that- Super. For two weeks, football fans
partied on the French Quarter of Orleans; and all
around that wonderful city in preparation for the
game between the Oakland Raiders and the
It was in game number 12 of the regular season
when Philadelphia defeated Oakland 10-7 in the cold
Veterans Stadium. Now, in the Super Bowl, when it
counted, the dark-horse Raiders beat the Eagles 27-10
in the comfort and warmth of the Louisiana
Jim Plunkett, given up on by many teams
throughout the National Football League, showed the
world that he is not done and boy did he show off.
The former Heisman trophy winner from Stanford
completed 13 of 21 passes for 261 yards and no
interceptions. That final stat was the big key. Ron
Jaworski, the Eagles Quarterback, was intercepted
three times and all three by former USC Trojan Rod
Martin. Jaworski finished the game hitting 18 of 38
passes for 291 yards. The 38 attempts is a new Super
The big difference in the game was the ability of
the Oakland offensive line to keep the Philadelphia
defenders out of the pocket and give Plunkett enough
time to throw. Sometimes he had over four seconds to
release the pass.
Meanwhile, Philadelphia's offensive line had all it
could handle with the big Oakland defensive line. Led
by Willie Jones and John Matuszak, the Raider
The preppie fad, long in fashion on
college campuses, this year caught the
imagination of the whole country.
With the publication of preppie posters
and even The Preppie Handbook,
the fashion look marked by alligator
golf shirts, pink and green clothes and
topsider shoes was no longer simply a
But as often happens, having set the
trend, college students are now leaving
it behind. And a group of Princeton
University students are capitalizing
on this movement, even as other
manufacturers are still pushing preppie
wear. This month, several national
magazines will be featuring the symbol
to the anti-preppie trend: a button,
modeled after no-smoking signs, that
features a red slash dtawn through the
familiar Lacoste Alligator. Already,
stores across the East Coast are ordering
these buttons, which were created
by Princeton's students Michael Katz
and Margaret Steinbugler.
Katz was selling specialized club
buttons and football booster buttons
when he and Steinbugler, an artist,
came up with the anti-preppie design,
initially "as just a private joke," he
says. The buttons were an immediate
campus hit, and Katz decided to take
them to retail outlets. He found response
there equally enthusiastic. His
final coup was sending sample buttons,
with cover letters, to national
magazines like Playboy, Seventeen
and People. "We've had almost 100
1/2 response from the magazines," he
Katz, who also heads the campus
typewriter agency says selling buttons
is "an incredibly easy way to
make money". He admits, however,
that the rapid growth of the anti-preppie
button's popularity has required
considerable outlay of capital. "The
money hasn't come in yet," he says.
What with Lawyers for incorporation
(to prevent a direct lawsuit by
Lacoste), stationery and ordering the
actual buttons, we haven't shown a
profit yet. But we will ... I think."
Two other Princeton students are
marketing a more violent anti-preppie
statement. Freshmen Reed M. Benet
and Howard J. Stark have sold 200 Tshirts
in the Princeton area that say
Nuke the Preppies" and depict a
dead alligator under a mushroom
cloud. Like the buttons, the T-shirts,
which cost $5.00 each, are equally
popular among campus preppies and
Sperry Topsiders, LaCoste alligators, button-down shirts, Shetland sweaters
and designers jeans have all been added to the vocabularies and wardrobes
of many UNLV students this year along with the designation
Preppies wear all the stuff above and are able to act as if it is second nature
to have alligators snapping on their chest. Lisa Birnbach, the editor of the
"The Official Preppy Handbook" says "Preppies aren't all that different
from other people. Mostly it's their attitude of excess carelessness and selfconfidence."
And, of course, their clothes.
Preppies are actually those people groomed for getting into a college
preparatory or "prep" school which will then lead them into and Ivy League
college. Certain mannerisms and clothing styles associated with these Easterners
and Southerners are satircilly outlined in Birnbach's handbook, enabling
Westerners and other non-preppies to at least look the part.
UNLV may not be Ivy League, but looking at some students, its hard to
tell otherwise. Either they are really transplanted preppies or just followers
of Birnbach's fashion Anti Preppie?
God, grant me the serenity
to accept the things
I cannot change
the courage to change
the things I can,
and the wisdom to know
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Looking back on this year, memories flood my mind. It has been a year filled with both experience and
I have gone through 3 years in this past year, my gray hairs can attest to that. The missed studies, the allnighters
to meet the deadlines and even possible bankruptcy were all part of the challenge.
I owe my special thanks to a few people. First to my staff for all their dedication and time. Cheryl and Lori
for putting up with me, Steve for helping me out when looked grim, and John for being there with his camera.
This yearbook wouldn't have been possible without them. For my good friends- Kelly and Machele for giving
me a nudge when I needed it. The Executive Board - George, Susana and Marty and the Senate for their faith
And to everyone who contributed in any way - A heartfelt thanks. It was all for you.
Volume XXIV of the University of Nevada Las Vegas
EPILOGUE was printed by Josten's American Yearbook
Company in Visalia, California.
Paper Stock is 80 pound Dull #199. Trim Size is 9 x 12.
The body copy was set in 11 point palatino and captions in 8
point. Headlines feature 30 point palatino bold with 14
point Palatino Italic Kickers, both in caps and lower case.
A total of 28 4-color pages were included in the yearbook
out of a total of 260 pages, 16-16 page signatures.
The cover design is an original airbrush by local artist
The cover is Craftline embossed. Material color is Cargo
#518 with wood grain. Cover is blind-embossed using custom
tip on lamination by the company. The base ink used is
Graduate photos were taken by Ken Roberts Studios in
The book prides itself with student work, from editing to
photography. The 1981 EPILOGUE had a press run of 700
and sold for $9.00
The staff functions under the Consolidated Students of
the University of Nevada.
Time it was, and
What a time it was, it was.
A time of innocence
A time of confidences
I have a photograph. . .
Preserve your memories
They're all that's left you.