The Register, 1993-04-16
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the faculty senate a group of faculty members responsible for approving all curriculum changes at the university delayed a vote on the proposed six hours of required african-american studies until next members of north carolina a&t's faculty forum didn't permanently slam the door on mandatory black studies wednesday night but they did guarantee that the door will remain closed until at least next fall the jury was to return for a fifth day of deliberations today sgt stacey koon officers laurence powell and theodore briseno and former officer timothy wind are accused of depriving king of his civil rights in the 1991 beating videotaped by an onlooker they could get 10 years the marines practiced storming a city and south central was urged to chill as a federal jury in a barricaded courthouse continued to weigh the fate of the four policemen in the rodney king beating case power talk newly elected sga president rodney boone and miss a&t tangular graves chat outside of the student union members of an n.c a&t student coalition pushing for the adoption of mandatory studies at the satisfy core curriculum requirements six hours in humanities six hours in social sciences and free electives just more than a year ago on april 8,1992 a faculty forum facing the same issue declined to make the black studies program mandatory adopting instead a resolution authorizing students to take up to 12 hours of african-american studies to pat shelton chair of a&t's task force on african-american studies a group including students faculty and administrators said the task force was in the preliminary stages of making a recommendation but was not ready to announce a decision pending further investigation and discussion pressure for the mandatory studies would continue unabated autumn student representatives such asformer a&thistory clubpresident dwayne patterson whose group has spearheaded the push for the studies along with the student government association sga accused the faculty of employing delaying tactics in the hope that the issue would eventually lose steam and die down he vowed that student raleigh ap a 38-year-old raleigh man was shot and wounded by police when he threatened an officer with a buck knife officials said while fleeing man shot in prison argument turns violent gunshots fired by scottie holloway staff reporter police were trying to serve ricky ray jackson with a fugitive warrant when he fled a residence said master officer s.m utley he said jackson ran toward him with the knife held above his head and ignored several warnings to stop utley said he fired his 10mm service revolver several times striking jackson once in each leg in one arm and in the abdomen jackson was in critical condition at a raleigh hopsital today the an argument between two men neither of whom was an a&t student â€” over a female student led to one man pulling a gun on the other and later firing a shot on april 8 police reports said witnesses stated that a black male last seen driving a gray chevrolet blazer allegedly pulled out a small hand-gun and pointed the weapon at another male during an argument in a laurel street parking lot police said according to police reports the female stated that while she was talking to another man the suspect â€” whom she has known for only two weeks â€” police said suspect continued pointing the weapon as he approached her and started an argument because she was talking to the other male during the argument the man she had been conversing with asked the suspect to leave the female alone the suspect then allegedly pulled out the gun and pointed it at the male unknown the direction he was traveling in when he left the crime scene is got into his car while driving off the suspect fired one shot into the air the female and witnesses stated that they believed the suspect's motive with the weapon was only a scare tactic and not intended to bring any harm said police reports down to earth aggie wins miss a&t young sex a&t my goal is to try and create magazine unity among the aggies the role of the black woman by lisa johnson staff reporter washington ap the average american man loses his virginity at 17 makes love once a week and has had seven sexual partners before his 40th birthday a government-funded study says only 2.3 percent of the men reported any homosexual activity in the past decade and just 1.1 percent said they had exclusively homosexual relations according to the survey published wednesday in family planning perspective to-earth person tangular graves who was elected the new miss a&t in march attributes her win to being a down cuz the reidsville n.c native and daughter of gayle graves often greets her peers with a unique conversational opener what's up this university and senior class president in high school is involved in several engineering clubs on campus graves cited her uncle as the reason she chose to a&t i came because my uncle went here she said he is my mentor he convinced me to come here one of her major concerns is the disunity among a&t students and our society she said as miss graves said she would be different from past miss a&ts because she would be a hands-on kind of person which means visibility jackson reunion i feel it is important to be myself graves said if you believe in yourself anything can be accomplished she stressed that she didn't expect to change now that she held an elected student office graves said is to be a positive out-going person who will be there for her black man photo by lisa johnson tangular graves i want people to remember i am a down-to-earth person that i'm real and genuine graves said when asked her definition of beauty she said beauty is on the inside...it is how you reflect yourself and how others view you internally winning miss a&t was the happiest moment of my life she added i felt i would be a positive role model for students and a good representative for the university said graves explaining why she ran for miss a&t that simple phrase used repeatedly during her campaign speech helped catapult her past her miss a&t competitors with 542 votes her nearest runners-up ginger jenkins and olivia boone drew 180 and 139 votes respectively the jackson family invitational music benefit and awards will be held in december said thomas d carver president of the casino association of new jersey a sponsor of the event the press quoting an unidentified association source reported wednesday that michael jackson would take part the c"ten squabbling jacksons michael included ate said to be planning a reunion show in december the junior mechanical engineering major who was captain of her cheerleading squad and junior the a&t register north carolina agricultural and technical state university greensboro north carolina 27411 16 april 1993 volume 68 numberl news scope top of the world faculty senate delays vote on black studies city awaits verdict from staff reports photo by lisa johnson continued on page 5
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