The Register, 1985-03-29
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tions are of about 100 supporters wnen donna stewart nominating committee chairperson said may i have your attention please the results of the elec results were supposed to have been announced at 8:15 p.m but because of a break down of the counting machine they were announced at 10:15 p.m candidates and their sup porters waited two hours in the memorial union wednes day to hear election results for class and sga officers by frances ward news editor newly elected sga officers darnevy a law vice president/internal affairs ington jr president debara jenkins miss a&t and thomas horton vice-president external affairs pose with chancellor edward b fort at the election reception officers absent were treasurer chistopher morris and attorney general terry phelps photo by phil powell after thanking the students tharrington asked them to join hands and led the group in prayer tharrington had 714 votes dixon had 438 and williams had 209 tharrington a junior speech and theater arts major from durham said i thank all of you i want to see unity as a start why not start it tonight screams and hollers filled the air as james tharrington was announced president of the student association he defeated hebrew dixon iii and curtis williams are milton shaw vice president james a burney secretary eric bernard griffin treasurer and patty jean cyrus miss senior it the elections was fair and square said dorothy bailey director of student ac tivities and advisor for the nominating and elections com mittee we ran them the ballots through three times we apologize for the delay bailey said the machine used to count the ballots broke down and she had to return to the greensboro elections of fice to get another machine students will have a chance to fill vacant offices in the fall new sga officers will be in stalled at the annual student government banquet on april 26 sophomore class officers beverly elaine threatt presi dent roslin maddox vice president james hill iii treasurer karen branham miss sophomore senior class officers are craig m joseph president junior class officers curtis lee richardson secretary and kevin todd cor ley treasurer others elected officers runn ing unoppossed were a great year jenkins a junior home economics education major from selma won with 836 votes which were over 500 more than her closest com petitor deirde m lewis she also defeated demetricus smith and sheba anne hall thomas horton who won vice president of external af fairs defeated his opponents lodi walston and damon c robinson horton won with 638 votes walston had 351 and robinson 185 stephanie d cousins who won the nominating commit tee chair defeated her oppo nent cathy humphrey with 710 to 389 votes students elected to the judiciary council were lucy felicia banks james b bryant jr james rodney campbell arthur kevin dees ganzie c dent roy a ezell jr bruce a faison adriane lowrie frank mccain and jacqueline y simmons the new miss a&t debra jenkins told the crowd i am overwhelmed i owe you the students a lot of thanks i believed in you you believed in me i'm looking forward to volume lvi number 22 north carolina agricultural and technical state university greensboro friday march 29 1985 tharrington and jenkins win elections bomb threats at all time high '. vy : <::;.-::: williams praised faculty and administrators in the buildings that were targets of the bomb threats hopefully if they persist we will get to the bottom of it all he said our investiga tion has taken on focus helping us search the buildings they make the search procedure more effec tive and quicker we have good coopera tion from administrative staff members and faculty by williams said many students are getting irritated with the threats and don't want to leave the buildings the bomb threats are get ting irritating but there is still that element of danger he said our officers don't like doing this but they never know when this imay be the one all of the buildings were evacuated but the alleged bombs were not found by frances ward news editor the ten bombs threats that occurred this week brought the total number of threats to 18 for the school year an all time high at a&t director of university police joe daughtry said on the average only three or four threats occur each year according to a&t police reports on monday pranksters called in bombs threats for crosby merrick and barbee halls on tuesday two uniden tified callers phoned in bomb threats for the memorial stu dent union and price hall on wednesday prank calls were received for martenna barr.es alex haley and williams cafeteria sga president james france congratulates new sga presi dent junes tharrington jr during the reception wednesday night photo by phil powell v williams would not go into detail just yet about the in vestigation but said the of ficers are questioning several suspects who are a&t students we have found out that the calls are being made from places in the city and on cam pus he said each time our officers reach the location the person has left the people calling in the threats do not understand the seriousness of it he said as of 4 p.m thursday the department had not received a prank call for that day although the bomb threats have reached an all time high williams is positive that the pranksters will be caught according to police chief john o williams the caller for haley dormitory sounded like a female complete awareness for complete commitment
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