The Register, 1982-09-28
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volume l1v number 7 north carolina agricultural 8c technical statf university greensboro nc tuesday september 28 1982 fort attends house white meeting we have got to use strategies to resist the size ot tne cuts de ing proposed by the reagan administration said chancellor edward b fort i will resist it vigorously and do it 24 hours a day he add demonstrators protesting recent beirut massacrefp/jo/o mike whitaker see abu-saba page 2 abu-sabo u.s arab advocate they israelis are carrying on a witch hunt for people like me abu-saba said i'd be in danger if i went back they want to silence abu-saba who has about 600 relatives still in the occupied part of lebanon has been in the united states for 25 years he is an associate professor of architectual engineering he said his relatives are under surveillance by the israeli government and are unable to travel freely without government permission they dare not make any statements that may be unfavorable to israel abu-saba said the professor who has visited lebanon every year except when there was fighting said he's afraid to go now he said he fears he would be killed in lebanon because of his outspokeness against israel by audrey l williams managing editor since the onset of the conflict between lebanon and israel in 1967 a&t professor elias abu-sabt a lebanese has been an outspoken advocate for the small arab community here abu-saba is well informed on the courses of actions that have occurred over the years between israel and other middle east countries he added that they israel moved against lebanon detroyed one-third of the country killed 18,000 and ignored nine united nations resolutions calling on israel to resist from using force on lebanon and withdraw while the resolutions to withdraw from lebanon were ignored by israel the united states vetoed every resolution except two he said every voice that disagrees with their policy with the u.s i'm bringing the exposure to americans that the palestinians have legitimate rights he said he does not agree policy on foreign aid to israel the u.s could have done much better in the middle east he said they the united states send arms to israel which takes 2.8 billion away from the poor of this country so that israel could conquer and occupy its neighboring states also attending the meeting from north carolina were dr charles a lyons chancellor of fayetteville state university in fayetteville and dr tyrone baines vice chancellor for development of n.c central university in durham fort said he left the meeting with mixed sentiments he added that while he thinks reagan is sincere about wanting federal agency compliance with his order fort said he's uncertain of how effective reagan will be in carrying out the order 1 would say he has to prove to me that he can keep the pressure on these agency heads so that we can get more than in vitations to participate in workshops we need dollars to aug ment programs fort said the policies in effect require the agencies to use funds wherever possible to improve administration of the schools to increase the percentage share of funds to black schools in cases where funding decreases are projected for all campuses and to eliminate barriers tha't prevent black schools from taking advantage of federal programs at the meeting reagan cited three new policies that he's ask ed federal agency heads to implement in his effort to strengthen historically black schools fort attended the white house meeting which was one of several reagan has held with black groups in recent months with approximately 80 other administrators from the nation's black colleges and universities fort was also one of three university officials from north carolina in attendance the september 1981 executive order calls for federal agencies to increase black college participation in government sponsored programs and urges private agencies and businesses to support the schools these comments came after the chancellor's recent visit to washington d.c by ronald reagan's invitation it was the anniversary of an executive order to strengthen the nation's historically black colleges and universities reagan issued executive order 12320 a year ago and it must be followed by dollars if he expects to win credibility on black campuses fort said monument resolution presented at senate meeting court â€¢ the senate approved sga cabinet officers secretary of off campus life william mcdonald and secretary of academic affairs willy mcintosh mcdonald said he is attempting to reactivate the off-campus club and is by doris person . staff writer kate daher campaign manager of the socialist workers party appealed for a&t student support in the form of petition signatures she's gathering signatures in an attempt to have charges dropped against party members jeff miller and steve craine who were jailed during an equal rights amendment rally in raleigh this past sum mer daher spoke at last thurs day's student senate meeting where sga internal affairs vice president keith mattison presented a resolution to erect an explanatory monument of the bullet holes on the surface of scott hall at the corner of laurel street and willie interested in helping students secure off campus housing â€¢ the senate discussed ten tative plans for a november fashion and art show in har rison auditorium and pur chasing senate identification pins â€¢ the senate discussed spon soring the reggae band the awareness arts ensemble dur ing homecoming grimes drive the 1969 national guard attack at scott hall left an a&t student willie grimes dead in other action a monument was erected between memorial studen union and the fountain in 1980 but was removed last year after it had been tampered with â€¢ mattison introduced a bill that would make class queens the attendents for miss a&t's complete awareness for complete commitment m register s>:;>i ill
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