The Register, 1983-02-08
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also on the ballot will be space for suggestions for a class gift sure the summer school graduates will have them the ballot will decide whether the senior class wears the ballot is something that will affect all of the seniors whether they vote or not said phyllis fennell senior class president the ballots must be turned in to the information desk at memorial student union bet ween wednesday and friday instead they agreed on written ballots published in the a&t register today seniors postponed a deci sion monday night on whether to have bachelor hoods for commencement exercises after fewer than 35 seniors showed up for the class meeting news editor by nannetta durnell if the may graduating class has hoods i'm pretty technically they are a part the of class 1983 whether they graduate in may summer or december fennell said she also said that summer school graduates can fill out the ballot because there may be a summer commencement we will obtain a senior roster and check off each name as we receive it fen nell said one vote additional ballots will be available in the student union along with imformation decribing a bachelor hood each senior is allowed only a bachelor hood along with a cap and gown on graduation the next meeting is schedul ed for 5 p.m feb 14 in stu dent union rooms 213-15 cool morris day of the time at the greensboro coliseum friday night see story page l(photo by mike whitaker black population increases in tar heel state places of 1,000 or more in habitants was 3.24 persons approx imately 61.6 percent of black own children â€” sons or daughters including adopted and stepchildren who were single never married and under 18 â€” lived with both black families in the state totaled 300,887 in 1980 the percent of black married couple families declined from cent was either separated or divorced and 37.0 percent was single in 1980 north carolina's black population represented 22.4 percent of the state's total population of 5,881,766 tions the 284-page report con tains age sex marital status and household relationship statistics for the total popula tion persons of spanish origin and racial groups in cluding the white - black native american and asian and pacific islander popula parents thirty percent of north carolina's black population resided inside central cities of metropolitan areas urban portion and 9.4 percent lived in suburbs the black population in 1980 represented 22.4 percent of the state's total population of 5,881,766 the report shows that on april 1 1980 the number of blacks in north carolina was 1,318,857 an increase of 17.1 over 1970 the first 1980 census report showing general characteristics of the black population for small geographical areas in north carolina has been published by the commerce depart ment's census bureau data are shown for all north carolina counties county subdivisions standard metropolitan statistical areas urbanized areas and in 1980 the census showed 41.7 percent of the black population in north carolina was married another 11.8 per north carolina's black population was older in 1980 than in 1970 the median age moved up to 24.7 years from 21.5 years the median age in 1980 for all persons was 29.6 about 35.0 percent of black persons was under 18 years old and only 8.6 percent was 65 years old or over the norfolk-virginia beach-portsmouth standard metropolitan statistical areas had the largest black popula tion 223,503 followed by the greensboro-winston-salem high point 159,578 and charlotte-gastonia 138,661 smsas major u.s cities further information about 1980 census reports for north carolina may be obtained from the north carolina state data center 919 733-7061 the census bureau's charlotte regional office 704 371-6144 or the bureau's public information office 301 763-4040 copies of the north carolina report general population characteristics pc80-1-b35 are available for 8 each prepaid from the superintendent of documents u.s government printing of fice washington d.c 20402 or from the department of commerce district offices in also there were 3.80 per sons per black family in north carolina the average size for all north carolina's families 69.2 percent in 1970 to 60.6 percent in 1980 about 33.8 percent or 101,679 black families were maintained by a female householder with no husband present in 1980 up 7.9 percentage points from 1970 complete awareness for complete commitment a thj45 register volume liv number i bachelor hoods seniors postpone decision north carolina agricultural & technical state university greensboro nc tuesday february 8 1983 marriages where the husband and wife work working couples are in fact different from dual-career marriages in a working couple relationship typically the wife is work ing for economic reasons and greater emphasis is placed on the husband's career see workshop page 3 walter described a dual-career marriage as one where each partner's career is equally important each partner has a deep concern for his or her career and the marriage she said we feel the university should work with students early he said so that they may be aware of the problems in advance they discussed problems and concerns.with students that they could encounter in a dual-career relationship this husband and wife marriage consultant team who con sider their different last names part of their uniqueness held a dual-career marriage workshop in hodgin hall friday this career-mindedness accounts for an increasing amount of dual-career marriages according to the counselors dr josh samli and his wife dr jane walter the economic crunch is causing more and more people to become career-minded as they search for more stabilized jobs said two dual-career marriage consultants conducting a workshop last week at a&t by deborah sanders business/ad manager husband/wife team conduct dual-career workshop she said that she is hoping for a large turnout at the next meeting where she will an nounce the decision on the hoods and the class gift i had three meetings and except for the class officers i didn't have anybody at the class meetings i don't think people are interested in class meetings fennell said that she was disappointed at the turnout at meetings last semester
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