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S B.o00-b enator Features December 19, 1996 5 Interesting, d asterous dates spice u evenings Jump! PIIOTO: DORIAN LhM3' English balances on Jason Shepardson's shoulders at the ltarvest tlop. The night was one of English'r fln,orite dates. (  ,, , *,, .... '.2  Owners, students dislike junk cars Ryan Staley Reporter We've all seen those rusted out hunks of steel with wheels that some students call cars. When they are passed, people say, "How the heck can someone drive that?" Or, "Who owns that turd?" Matt Wright, senior, is one of the unfortunate souls who owns one. Wright drives a 1972 Ford F250. It is hand painted in about eight different colors with enough dents in it to keep a body shop busy for months. Wright said, "It sucks; it sound like a train and it smokes like a stoner." Wright bought the truck for one dollar froln his grandpa. Wright doesn't believe that he will sell his embarrassing "'72" because no one in their right mind would buy it. A man who has seen all types of cars come and go from Borah is drag team coach Dave Emry.. He has seen cars that look like they belong in a garbage yard get started up and driven away. Emr), said that one ),ear he saw a kid who would have two of his friends help him start his car ever3., day. They pushed his truck about 20 feet so he could pop the clutch and get his vehicle going. "It made me laugh, but at least it got him from point A to point B," Emry said. Steve Kujawski. senior, also has a vehicle he endearingly refers to as "crappy." He drives a 1983 Plymouth Horizon that does not always start. When it does start, it sometimes doesn't stay rinning for long. "It ahvays needs to be repaired, but I never fix it," Kujawski said. It has its fair share of dents, but Kujawski leaves them alone. His friends are the ones who run into him. Kujawski is worried that his car may not be working by the end of the 3'ear, and that he may have to drive a golf cart to school. "My car once got frozen to the gutter, and I couldn't come to school," he said. He also wants to sell his car when he can. While passing those junkers in the parking lot, remember-, the owners think that their cars are just as ugly as y'ou do. Tara Smith Co-Editor Picnicking in the airport on top of the escala- tors and planning to get herself kidnapped are just a couple wacky things Lindy, English has done to make her dates a little on the creative side. Wlether you want your dale to be romantic or crazy, some students have found that unique dates ..... ":e for a tmique experience. English admits that her best date was for Har- vest xvhcn her and Jason Shepherdson. senior. went to Tilt in the inall and super glued quarters to the ground. Follouing this was a xvondcrful candle light dinner.., at Subway. However. an- other date runs a close second. English climbed a radio tower with him and imagined that they were on a space ship. "'You could see all of the lights in the city. so xvc just pretended.' Sophomore Beau Kclchum had an experience tlmt couldn't really cause a laugh unlil aftenvards. Ketchu:n's girlfriend from Eagle High School decided to surprise him by taking him to Tableroek for a date. She told him that she was getting scared because of the road. They were turning around when the back end of the car got stuck in a ditch. "She's a real bad driver and wc slid down a ditch and the back end was stuck in the ditch and xe got high ccntcrcd gie jusi started to cry. Then some guy pulled us out. Wc dug in the dirt with our hands at firsl, but then ,,." e' a shovcl. After it I was driving and she was laughing" David Haxvk. senior, has had a diffcrcnl expc- ricncc. 'One time I took Maia Nordic. a foreign exchange student from Nonav. on a dale. I ex- plained football to her with sugar packets you put in coffee. She actually understood and en- joyed my little examples. Wc had a lot of tim and I found out later it was her first date.'" Whether your dates have bccn cujoyable or a disaster, they'll be something to remember. Strange and unique things on a dale can crcatc a memon to last a lifetime. All thai Kclchum has to say is. "'I plan all of the dates nmv.' Volunteers, dancers begin holidays with tree festival Jamella Brownino Co-Editor Besides the sparkling trees . ,.? , and tl'liblida3; d6C0'f'0f lhe Festival of Trees. one other sight could bc found around just about every corner of Boise Center on the Grove: a Borah student giving their time either as a volunteer or a dancer. This year Borah many stu- dents participate in the festival. Ashlee Bair. senior, has vol- unteered for the event for three years in a row. She spent most of her time working at the Talk- ing Tree. entertaining children of all ages with her cheerful. holiday spirit. "After the kids had left, the morns would walk up to the tree and try. to see where the person was inside," laughed Bair. She was one of many students from Key Club that participated in fly: event Both Key Club ,'-,ad Draill, Club lent a helping hand at the Kid's Carousel, where children could participate in a variety of activities ranging from color- ing to face-painting. "Face painting was tim be- cause the they really didn't re what [the designl looked like." Carrie Mansell.junior said. "It could be totally auul, and they thought that it was great. The kids were all really cute." Dancers from the ages of three to 18 also took the stage during the course of events, as part ofthe Kathy Lee School of Dancing. With performances taking place one after another. those who belonged to more The seclvt behind talking Chrismms Ttve PrlOTO DEBBIE HOLFX)P.,F Senior .4shlee Bair vohmteers dtrough K O, Club at this vear  Festival of Trees. Site spent part of her thne behind the scenes as the voice of the talking ('hristn,s 7h'e. than one class had to stay on their toes. Amber Musiai.jun- ior. participated in four dances, the most she's been a part of. "It was eas3." after the music came on. Your feet just remember Mat to do." Heather Hugo. sophomore and member of New Edition Dance Compan.v (NEDCO). danced to seven songs during the festival. For her. it is ahvays memorable and exciting. "'If you have the chance to be in something like this. then you should definitely take the chance." she said. I I I ! I 20/U6ffboutonnieres & corsages ! I for all Boraln studeat8 i I i II 2913 Overland Rd. Boise, 119 342-5624 !1 mmm am mu mm m mm mm mm m mm um om amm am mm m mm mm mmm