The Register, 2000-12-04
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* having breakfast available from 7:30-9 a.m during the week in the aggie den * extending the hours for the aggie * providing 20-ounce beverage cups for students * having pizza served once every three weeks in the annex * having coat and hat racks installed the sga president and her staff have been working with officials at auxiliary services to make improvements for stu dents these include nation we should all be proud of our uni versity we helped make history said mitchell nicole watlington miss a&t 2000 2001 has been busy with several activi ties and adjusting to her role as queen she thanked the students and faculty for she noted that a toy drive is being sponsored through dec 8 nashett garrett sga chief of staff who detailed activities in her office is the head of the aggies in the capital student lobbyist program the group has been working on several issues such as police conduct standard professor exams and other areas of interest to stu dents she is also working on a high school prep program that will have a&t students from all departments in area high schools early next year mitchell and her staff are making plans for the coming semester includ ing a black college day tentatively scheduled for march 24 mitchell has also been working with campus police to addres's issues such as the shortage of police officers on cam pus tolerance of drug use on campus and improved traffic control during homecoming and other major events another hot topic of discussion was the completion of the parking lot behind holland hall the lot is still under construction and work is to be completed by the end of the year eateries fhe annex the food fights have become a major concern and officials are checking into having video cameras in the area and posting police officers to catch would for the past three years karl lovette from domino's and andy chen from grand china made it their goal to pro vide friendly quality food service by making unsolicited deliveries to the students uving in a&t residence halls have made friends with men from two local restaurants over the pizza and egg rolls that became staples of their diets dorms when they arrived the residence hall staff would announce that residents could come to the lobby to buy their food but this service ended earlier this fall as a result of complaints from another restaurant and concerns that the food sales violated a contract the university has with its food service provider see faces on page 2 see sga page 2 in 1990 there were 6,515 students enrolled at a&t out of those students 973 were commuters and 2,542 were residents on campus by 1999 enroll ment had increased to 7,442 students out of those students 4,499 were com muters and the remaining 2,943 lived on why do most n.c a&t students pre fer to stay off campus and commute commuters say privacy lindsay believes one of the biggest disadvantages to staying off campus is access to a computer and parking if he said the biggest advantage to stay ing off campus was not being in the campus environment too much business finance said he has never stayed on campus lindsay a greensboro native lives with his par ents and his younger brother on guilford college road it takes him approximately 20-25 minutes to get to the a&t campus page 5 see related viewpoint on is worth the hassles lonnie lindsay a senior majoring in campus the percentage of commuter students enrolled at a&t has not changed over the decade remaining at approximately 60 percent see space page 3 william c davis ii register contributer 4-5 news . . . begins on 2 opinion entertainment 6 commuters looking for a place to park see related story page 5 tuition takes another hike sharonda eggleton/register staff sports 10-11 seasonal blooms see page 8 see tuition page 3 we are pleased with the moderate increase because we feel that our stu dents would be able to afford it said equates to a 5 percent tuition increase the 4 percent increase will only appl to the in-state undergraduate and grad year's increase was 2.1 percent this systemwide act must bt approved by the n.c general assembl before it can be implemented lasl unc board approved a 4 percent tuition increase for the 2001-2002 school year at each of the 16 universities the of governors uate tuition at a&t the tuition increase will mean an extra 39 a year from in-state undergraduate students and 41 from graduate students out of-state undergraduate and graduate students will have the same dollar increase as the in-state students which volume 75 number 6 copyright Â© 2000 monday december 4 2000 register sga deals with student issues by dijon rolle register staff writer laronda eggleton/register staff * and cracking down on food fights in den register contributor by arron s richardson mitchell urged students to raise their voices and provide auxiliary services with feedback about any of the campus be perpetrators sga president nikkita mitchell praised a&t students for helping to get the education bonds passed she also thanked the many students and faculty who helped with the massive voter reg istration drive on campus a&t had the second-highest voter registration in the the third full-body meeting of the a&t student government association included discussion on topics ranging from an environmental program to post-homecoming details by jason boyd register contributor now a phone call away friendly faces are domino's delivery man karl lovette gets ready to deliver but he won't be going to a&t unless called upon
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