Funding Revocation

The kerfuffle rolled along with only constant prodding by the Harpoon staff, associates, and acquaintances--and such prodding as was done by agents of the Other Side.  Unexpected allies emerged; of whom not the least was one of the 'no' voters, a person initially strongly opposed to the Harpoon, but who had the integrity to visit with... Continue Reading →

Volume 1 Number 6

This was possibly the most successful number of the first year of publication.  Fueled by spite, cold sodas, and an angry mob, the organization set out to Show Them.  Topics were farmed out at a bull session held in the back room of a bar in the back of a bowling alley. Pieces were written... Continue Reading →

Post-war recession

This was not the first run-in the Harpoon had with other students.  Nor was it the most surprising, in retrospect.  It was, however, not the most intense, either.  What it was, though, was the one which shocked the organization into form. What had previously been an organization only on paper, notionally led by a couple... Continue Reading →

Volume 1 Number 5

A noted number.  The first theme issue.  It seemed like a good idea, and draft layout and most of the content was written on Christmas Eve, 1993.  It was a snowy day, and extended into the early evening.  One of the founders drove from Allendale to Grand Haven for a family function after the most... Continue Reading →

Volume 1 Number 4

The end of an era... makes me go all teary just thinking of our lost youth.  We believed so, so much in the purity of our ideals, and the primacy of humor, and our ability to just get along with everybody we met on campus.  Unity, you know. This number was the final issue without... Continue Reading →

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