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Chaos Day Preview: Bolt-Heyns-Timmer

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BHT may be the dark horse in the competition, dorm members suggest. Photo credit Ryan Struyk

BHT may be the dark horse in the competition, dorm members suggest. Photo credit Ryan Struyk

BHT may be the dark horse in the competition, dorm members suggest. Photo credit Ryan Struyk

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The dark horse in this year’s Chaos Day may be Bolt-Heyns-Timmer, according to Rachel Meima, the dorm’s publicity coordinator.

“We don’t have a lot of sophomores,” said Meima, “but moving the freshmen in, they seemed pretty competitive.”

After a disappointing finish in 2011, Resident Assistant Rose Nelessen is focusing on strategy. “There’s a place for everyone,” said Nelessen. “The key is helping everyone to find their place.”

The dorm, like its rivals, hopes to use its strong residents in the all-important tug-of-war, while using the best and brightest on the non-athletic game.

One of those rivals, Beets-Veenstra, is being watched closely by Nelessen. “I think they are getting excited,” she said. “They’ve got a lot more of a competitive nature.”

But despite the competition, and the friendly Dr. Seuss theme, Meima isn’t backing down.

“We can intimidate them with our good looks,” she quipped.

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