The Register, 1993-11-08
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about ttu mumtions register call 1893-1993 ' a v , ! 3$4'77qq register november 8 1993 volume 68 no 5 how they voted greensboro north carolina 27411 north carolina agricultural and technical state university a&t officials elated after referendum passes by meeka jackson staff writer ervin x brisbon an a&t sga senator was pleased that the referendum passed but will never be happy with the amount start somewhere counting major but i voted for it because i knew we had to of money a&t was allocated it s up to the students to be diligent in making sure that they are more involved with future negotiations dealing with money allocations said brisbon we need to make sure there is a more equitable 23,357,000 for a school of music building a&t's new technology building will house state-of the-art classrooms and labo ratories equipped for study ing a wide range of subjects such as computer technology artificial intelligence robot ics and electronics production the expansion will serve to accommodate the school's more than 700 students a&t will also receive 5,051,400 for the renovation of the old bluford library the building will be converted into an in terdisciplinary research cen fort into the referendum cam paign i'd like to thank the stu dents for their support they should all realize they are a part of a&t's future and we need their input said harriet davis coordinator of the cam pus campaign publicity more students need to real ize that voting is important many students were dis couraged about the amount of money a&t was allocated from the bond money but those students who voted for the ref erend um feel it is a positive ter pear distribution of funds next time this will help the underfunding of black universities disap construction now that the bonds are ap proved they will go through a process of being bought and sold the universities will wait for the revenues from the sale of the bonds and then begin move i think a&t should have gotten more but some money is better than none at all said tonita hyman a junior com puter science major when i actually saw the figures on one of the cam paign flyers i couldn't be lieve that was all the money we were getting because there are a lot of buildings on this cam pus that need improving said laura hairston a junior ac ft against 3554*03 - 43 lllllfl water bonds 2496 of 2458 precincts - 9h percent in favor of 477 59 percent 2466 of 2458 precincts Â» 98 percent infarurof h&tf against 354340 44 2406 ct 2458 pm&mts - 9h percent percent devefopttumt million a&t campus officials are pleased that north carolina residents voted last tuesday to pass the 310 million uni versity improvement bond referendum in which a&t will receive more than 13 a&t and the university of north carolina at greens i really want to thank all the students that voted for the referendum and the sorori 'â– ties fraternities and other stu dent groups for their help said norman w handy vice chancellor of development and university relations and chair of the campus commit tee campaigning for the refer endum without their help we couldn't have done it the bond money will provide the 16 campuses in the unc university system with renovations new facili ties and for some universities _ much needed space boro have been the focus of those campuses desperately in need of space to accommo date the growing numbers of undergraduate and graduate students to help alleviate the problem of overcrowding a&t has been allocated 7,961,900 for a school of tech nology classroom laboratory building and uncg will receive uncg's school of mu sic ranked among the top 20 schools of music in the coun try will receive seven class rooms specialized laborato ries storage space two per formance halls and a music library in the new school of music building a&t campus officials give much credit to all of the students that put so much ef nothing stops the mail at a&t are good and bad points headen continued we nor mally get our lunches but as their functions as mail clerks are to sort and distrib ute the campus mail to for ward and deliver campus mail to handle incoming and out going federal express ups and bulk packages and to handle basic customer ser who has been with the mail center for five years because a&t is grow ing and expanding there will be changes in the future for far as breaks there are very few of those also the mail must be delivered no matter what the weather working under headen's supervision are anthony eason a greensboro native who has been with the cam pus mail center for nine years clude handling business re ply bulk federal express and ups mail he also over sees the checks and bal ances of outgoing and in coming mail these processes do not occur easily however as a staff of nine under the super vision of joseph headen makes sure that their services to the campus community are carried outpromptly friendly courteously and profession ally by shannan wilson staff writer selling stamps handling student mail and providing mail boxes for students are a few of the many services of fered at the university mail center " with every job there are good and bad points we normally get our luches but as far as breaks there are very few of those joseph headen ; debra thomas a south carolina native who has been with the campus mail center for seven years and majorie wilder a williamston native headen's other duties in as postal supervisor for the past five years headen a greensboro native makes sure that all functions carried out by the mail center adhere to the postal code and to the rules and the regulations of the u s postal service vice when asked if the work is difficult employee an thony eason said at times there is a lot of standing lifting and moving it keeps me very busy headen added the dif ficult part is remembering all the names of the staff so that they can get their mail also there are difficulties in mak ing sure we meet the dead line we have to get the mail to the students by 10:30 a.m with every job there campus crime on the rise in the triad snake eyes a unindentifyed aggie looks eye to eye with a coral amphibian in front of brown hall the mail center according to headen those changes will include every department receiving their mail twice a day rather than once starting in july 1994 the mail center will also start selling stamps be hind the counter rather than through a machine other mail center em ployees who are a&t stu dents include tekesha hill letisha murphy floyd smith and anika thomas news by denareo t huff staff writer 6&1 entertainment htm and national to fwohff z point of view 3 provide more manpower for took place last semester and security during campus ac basically people who have had tivities officials said comes to dealing with outsid ers who commit crimes such as bringing guns on campus said an a&t police officer who did not want to be identi fied sports we have problems with vandalism and bicycle thefts that are more reoccur also a pizza delivery man was severely beaten on uncg's campus in august official said too much to drink become a problem but that doesn't hap penoften said keith shouse while a&t has experi enced a rise in crime this year other area schools say they are confronting similarproblems head of bennett security at winston-salem state university campus po lice director james lewis said ring said uncg crime pre vention officer susan stroud how are campuses working to eliminate crime at uncg stroud said during campus activi ties we use metal detectors at entrances and we spread out to patrol areas the biggest prob lem we have is that students as well as outsiders want to bring alcohol to the events and this is not allowed even bennett col lege is experiencing a small amount of campus crime ac tivity a drive by shooting ot m mqmm we have minor crime activ ity the crime activity that we_deal with are a few cars being broken into dorm thefts and domestic situations we need to get more sup port from the school when it police at local universi ties say the problem stems from outsiders not students who are committing crimes on campus the october shooting at a&t in which several stu dents were injured is an ex ample of the increase in crimi nal activity on college cam puses this year local police officials say a drive-by shooting occurred in early september on the campus of uncg in which two people who were not students were involved a&t has added foot patrol duties for officers who walk with the students and keep traffic going the school also hires an outside agency to john hope for and more \ information
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