The Register, 2004-11-18
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nbac basketball drops three in a row in aggie fall flex dollars friday saturday the realities of war and death sank in as students and veterans took time to reflect at a&t's annual veteran's day ceremony on thursday november 11 the ceremony hosted by a&t's army and air force rotc programs is held annually to honor those aggies who lost their lives defending our nation although brief the pro gram was full of meaning it was directed by the rotc cadets and began with an invocation there was an introduction of speakers and then remarks by two army officers following their remarks cadets conducted the wreath laying and taps was played in the back ground taps is a military bugle call that is usually played at funerals wreath layings and memorial serv ices lieutenant colonel burnett army professor of military science said that see veteran's day on page 2 students short on top veterans and cadets salute during the a&t veteran's day pro gram in front of the veteran's memorial on campus below army cadets stand at attention those involved in wars the welfare of the country above their own showed selfless service and dedication they are men of great courage who put retired army sergeant first class avery fleming rotc administrative tech nician said that even though we do not pay that much attention to veterans as civilians their sacrifices allow us to go on with our daily routine they are a part of the pavement for our future fleming said already veterans or have because there are current a&t students who are lost their lives to war at such a young age the ceremony had an even more solemn feel the moment of silence was especially dedicated to specialists mark a bibby and lunsford brown they were aggies who recently lost their lives in operation iraqi freedom army cadet lieutenant colonel melissa lo 45Â°f hi 65Â°f partly cloudy chance of hi 60Â°f showers lo 50Â°f residents out university expansion pushing showers hi 65Â°f lo 48Â°f chance of 1-3 see expansion on page 2 senior writer by shevaun j lassiter sunday monday showers hi 58Â°f lo 40Â°f chance of opinion 4 entertainment 8-9 oils 10-11 see flex dollars page 2 residents of university garden apartments are being asked to relocate by the state of north carolina and among them are two north carolina a&t stu dents university garden apartments located on north benbow road between webb hall and the new scott hall dormitories were bought in sept 2004 by the state of north carolina previously valued at 219 800 the state bought it for 600 000 from michael linnane university garden apartments proper the contract allowed the two students to move in and begin paying rent 585 per month on aug 1 2003 the ty owner matthew mann junior accounting major and alfred spurlock senior accounting major noticed the apartments their fresh men year at a&t tired of living in college dormitories the two decid ed to live there during their sophomore and junior years mann and spurlock signed a residential rental contract with linnane on july 10 2003 for a 9-months lease apparently auxiliary reduced the amount of flex dollars to 50 and 125 respectively were signed later in the year primarily by underclassmen the freshmen signed the contract and then the contract was changed in the middle part of the year one student said said auxiliary services used a regular mailing label to a copy of the later con tract shows an uneven list of meal plan options in a dif ferent typeface than the rest of the document tillman cover the original meal plan options north carolina a&t state university student newspaper four months into the fall 2004 semester many stu dents are still coping with a confusing shortage of aggie flex dollars and are work ing to have the issue resolved in time for the spring semester last february junior dominique tillman signed a contract for auxiliary services meal plan b which appeared to guarantee him 14 meals per week in the university cafeteria and 200 aggie flex dollars that's what i signed but that's not what i got tillman said he said when by chad roberts editor-in-chief he used his aggie one card early in the fall semester his account was less than what his signed contract was for tillman was not alone many students who signed up for plan a or b mainly underclassmen were con fused about the change in flex dollars meal plan a was to give students 19 aggie flex dollars meals each week and 50 the contracts for meal plans and housing were on the same sheet of paper the older contracts which gave students 100 and 200 flex dollars respectively were signed by students such as tillman in february the newer contracts which compiled from www.noaa.gov thursday nc www ncatregister org veteran's day svnorth carolina a&t state university th#a&t begister volume lxxix issue 11 mber 18 2004 inside black nativity at the carolina theatre dec 2-5 o.d.b dies in a recording studio manhattan remembering veterans of the past and present photos by shevaun j lassiter by stancheka boone contributor
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